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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, July 12, 2018


  • Killings: Be patient, my security chiefs racking their brains, says Buhari
  • Buhari signs NFIU Act, separates unit from EFCC
  • South Africans attacking Nigerians are common criminals – Ramaphosa
  • Senate urges FG to restore Dino Melaye’s security details
  • Reps clash over R-APC, as AD, ANN disown PDP-led coalition
  • Court sentences man to death for killing neighbour
  • Suspected herdsmen kill 42, sack 12 Taraba villages
  • Three people killed Ondo ex-deputy governor’s daughter – Police
  • Miyetti Allah tackles S’East govs for rejecting ranching
  • Exemption certificate allegedly issued to Adeosun fake – Ex-NYSC director
  • Killings: Gowon asks military to dismiss indicted officers
  • $5.1bn cash call dispute with Nigeria over —IOCs
  • Eastern ports got 39% of dry cargoes in Q1 – Peterside
  • Picketing: NCC mobilises NSCDC to protect MTN equipment
  • NLC, TUC to picket firms owing AMCON N4.3tn
  • Ex-AD chief wants Obasanjo, IBB, Jonathan probed
  • R-APC writes INEC, seeks nullification of APC convention
  • Drama as Fayose weeps, claims he was beaten by policemen
  • Plateau Assembly impeaches Speaker, Majority Leader
  • Impeachment: Imo Assembly directs Chief Judge to raise seven-man panel
  • Four-year-old child disappears during service at Christ Embassy



The Nation

  • EFCC loses control of NFIU to CBN as Buhari signs Bill
  • Buhari’s Executive Order splits Reps
  • Court convicts 113 Boko Haram members
  • Fed Govt launches national campaign against fake news
  • Ekiti poll: Controversy as police disperse PDP’s rally
  • Expansion: NLNG shops for $7 billion
  • Suspect: I didn’t kill ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter
  • NBC fines Ekiti Broadcasting Service N500, 000
  • Galadima urges INEC to nullify Oshiomhole’s election
  • Those leaving APC are mercenaries, says Oshiomhole
  • Ignore Fayose’s antics, says Adeyeye
  • Secondus, Atiku deplore ‘police attack’
  • Stakeholders share DEEPEN’s success story in Southwest
  • Underage driver ‘kills’ NYSC member, woman in Aba




  • Senate Rejects Motion On Details Of 30,000 Security Officers
  • Contempt: Court Orders Service Of Processes On Abia CP, 2 Others
  • 2 Military Officers Forfeit N200m Stashed In Banks To FG
  • NYSC Certificate Scandal: We stand on NYSC position – FG
  • Oando Plc, NAOC, Shell, Others Partner with NNPC to Harness Nigeria’s Gas Reserves
  • Banks, Offices, Schools Shut In Kaduna Over El-Zakzaky’s Trial
  • Deploy Technology To Tackle Pollution, NESREA Tells Manufacturers
  • NBA PRESIDENCY: Igbo Lawyers Back Arthur Obi Okafor
  • ASABA 2018: Jim Ovia to Chair Fund Raising Dinner Today
  • 25 Parties Adopt Fayemi
  • Ekiti guber: Hold APC, FG, responsible for Fayose’s ordeal- PDP
  • CSO Faults FG on Number of Security Men Deployed
  • Labour Blows Hot over FG’s Aborted Promotion Exam
  • No Plot to Impeach Ortom—Benue Govt
  • 13-Yr-Old Victim of Sodomy Cuts off Inspector’s Manhood In Katsina
  • WASSCE 2018: CBIS Teachers Get Prizes for Students’ 100% Success



The Guardian

  • Jonathan, PDP, others condemn blockade of Ekiti government house
  • Scientists record breakthrough in HIV, malaria vaccine
  • Nigerian ambassador to Sao Tome and Principe is dead
  • Giwa-led NFF pledges support for Golden Eaglets, Flying Eagles
  • Croatia beat England 2-1 after extra-time in World Cup semi-final
  • Brazil Apex court denies 143 lawsuits to free ex-president Lula
  • Stormy Daniels arrested at strip club, lawyer says
  • Sudan summons EU envoy over criticism of African countries hosting Al-Bashir
  • NBC cautions radio station over alleged partisanship
  • Group tasks FG on exorbitant electricity billing, metering
  • NBA, CSOs wade into Kano judge, state’s anti-graft agency’s face-off
  • Okpotu leaves the NPFL, joins DH El Jadida
  • Croatia will be ready for France in World Cup final, says coach Dalic
  • Jean Micheal Seri joins Fulham
  • Furious Hazard hits out at France’s ‘anti-football’ tactics
  • Croatia cuts short England’s dream of football ‘coming home’
  • Delta wins inaugural MASM women’s tournament
  • Austria, Germany, Switzerland foresee more foreign investments in Nigeria
  • International firm to establish private petroleum university in Nigeria
  • CIS seeks stockbrokers’ support for institute’s repositioning
  • Imo Assembly members okay investigation of deputy governor
  • Yoruba group, Afenifere seeks non-violent poll
  • HURIWA says police siege to government house unconstitutional




  • Catalan Ex-president Puigdemont to Be Extradited to Spain
  • Oyedepo Sends Relief Materials to IDPs in Plateau
  • FG Applauds UNICEF over Support for Girl-Child Education in Northern Nigeria
  • FG to Unveil Logo, Name of National Carrier in UK
  • Atiku Meets House PDP Members, Seeks their Support for Presidential Ambition
  • Killings: Purge Yourselves of Bad Eggs, Gowon Tells Military
  • July 12, 2018 9:28 am
  • Buhari Pleads for Patience as Bandits Kill 32 in Sokoto
  • Photo shows Governor Fayose sitting on the ground after he was teargased by the police
  • Immunity Teargassed: Fayose Weeps, Cries Out
  • NLNG Shops for $7bn to Build Train 7
  • Immortalise Ciroma, Senate Tells FG
  • rAPC Writes INEC, Demands Annulment of Oshiomhole, others’ Election
  • Buhari Signs Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit Bill
  • Customs Arrests 40-feet Container of Ammunition
  • Dangote Advocates Stern Policy on Milk Importation
  • UN Scribe: Nigeria Needs More Funds to Fight Boko Haram
  • Bakare Challenges Media to Play Pivotal Role in 2019
  • Niger Delta Leaders Insist on Restructuring
  • Channels TV CEO Emerges National President of Unilag Alumni Association
  • AOS Orwell Completes Valve, Actuator Assembly
  • SON Training Services Get Recognition
  • All-Share Index Closes 0.45% Lower as Equities Markets Further
  • Konga Foresees Boom for e-Commerce
  • Adejola: Nigerian Businesses Must Pay More Attention to Safety
  • Promoting the Creative Industry
  • Tackling Unemployment among Youths
  • Achieving Economic Diversification through Agriculture




  • Power cut disrupts Buhari’s speech at Abuja railway commissioning
  • Why APC should not negotiate with R-APC —Ojezua
  • Reps urges FG to make definite pronouncement on 2019
  • FG bans importation of tankers, trailers exceeding 10 years
  • FG can’t say more on Adeosun’s exemption certificate saga ― Lai Mohammed
  • Insurgency: FAO, WFP partner to secure livelihood in Northeast Nigeria
  • Ambode swears in 6 new perm secs
  • No basis for Ortom’s impeachment
  • ADP disowns PDP-led coalition
  • Man in court for allegedly stealing a pair of shoes, N4,000 in hospital
  • Court dissolves 5-yr-old marriage over battery
  • Man allegedly kills bartender over bottle of beer, remanded in prison custody
  • Ekiti 2018: Don’t dare share money at polling units —Police
  • Japanese nurse poisons 20 patients
  • Cave rescue: First pictures emerge of Thai boys in hospital
  • Suicide blast kills ANP candidate, supporters at election rally
  • Zimbabwe launches space agency
  • NNPC boss commends NLNG N1.98 trn shareholders loan repayment
  • Naira sells at N358.5 to dollar at parallel market
  • Buhari welcomes FFED contracts signing for Shell
  • USADF pledges support for African businesses
  • Population Day: NPC records over 64, 000 birth registrations in Bayelsa from 2017
  • Malnutrition: Jigawa govt begins preparation of local therapeutic food
  • UNICEF to cover more disadvantaged children in Zamfara
  • Clinical research, key to curtail outbreak of infectious diseases – NGO
  • Power cut disrupts Buhari’s speech at Abuja railway commissioning
  • Buhari signs Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Bill
  • Killer of Oluboyo’s daughter confesses, mentions two accomplices
  • Labour Party disowns PDP, R-APC coalition
  • Ekiti: APC plans to kill Fayose —PDP


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