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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Guardian

  • Tankers’ unending siege to Lagos roads
  • UN envoy warns on deadlier herders-farmers crises
  • Afenifere, NEF, Ohanaeze, PANDEF leaders meet, vow to end bad governance
  • HND certificates’ long road to obliteration
  • I will rule boxing for 10 years, Anthony Joshua boasts
  • Senate begins probe of lease renewal in oil, gas sector
  • Niger Delta leaders reject PIGB, insist on PIB
  • Code of corporate governance 2018 supercedes CBN, SEC rules, says FRCN
  • Osinbajo visits flood disaster areas in Abeokuta, pledges FG immediate assistance
  • We need bridge builder as leader, say traditional rulers
  • Man nabbed for allegedly buying N77,500 phone with fake bank alert
  • Qatar ploughs ahead with World Cup plans despite crises
  • Brazil’s 2014 World Cup legacy left little to celebrate
  • Bring World Cup form to Old Trafford, Mourinho tells Pogba
  • Rooney speaks on career at Everton, Man Utd, England and MLS
  • Alex Iwobi is MultiChoice brand ambassador
  • Hopes, challenges, as top African athletes gear up for Asaba 2018
  • Asia stocks fall on trade war fears
  • Consumers bear high spectrum costs in Nigeria, Ghana, others
  • Again, SEC warns Nigerians to desist from investing in Ponzi schemes
  • Post-Helsinki summit Cold War echoes
  • Ekiti and the drama of power
  • Russia 2018: At last, the war is over!




  • Buhari Nominates Mustapha NDIC Chair
  • Governors Seek to End FAAC Deadlock
  • Ahead of Defection, Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom, Ahmed Meet PDP Leaders in…
  • Again, Obasanjo Attacks Buhari over Insecurity
  • Senate Probes Oil and Gas Licences’ Renewal over Alleged $10bn Loss…
  • FG Unveils Nigeria Air as New National Airline
  • Again, Over 30 Killed in Zamfara Villages
  • Police Parade Abductors of 276 Chibok Girls
  • PDP Kicks as Thugs Set Ablaze Melaye’s Constituency Projects in Kogi
  • Atiku, PDP Leaders in Sokoto, Say FG Has Failed to Secure…
  • Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige,
  • FG Receives Report on Alleged Corruption in NSTIF
  • Hoodlums Abduct Enugu Senatorial Aspirant’s Father, Demand N15m Ransom
  • Gunmen Kidnap Traditional Ruler, Kill Son in Kogi
  • We Are Dying of Hunger, Tiv IDPs Cry to Al-Makura
  • APC Postpones Osun State Governorship Primary Election to Friday
  • Ekiti Poll: Fayemi, Deputy Get Certificates of Return
  • Dogara, Stakeholders Back Domestication of Stockholm Convention, Rome Statute
  • IPMAN Condemns False Alarm over NIPCO’s AGM
  • Jubilation as Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Reconstructed Historic Enugu Miliken Hill Road
  • Nobody Can Cage Me in Ondo Politics, Says Ex-commissioner
  • Odion: PR Firms Can Assist Businesses Wade through Difficulties




  • APC postpones governorship primaries in Osun
  • Omisore prime to emerge Osun SDP governorship candidate
  • EKSU VC decries false rumours against him
  • Ekiti varsity VC denies arrest over alleged electoral violence
  • Osun 2018: Omisore emerges SDP governorship candidate
  • Court restrains Kwara PDP chairman, exco from parading
  • PDP condemns burning, vandalisation of Melaye’s schools
  • Arrogance will destroy APC ―Senator Sani
  • Energy theft: Eko DisCo launches ‘Operation Name and Shame’
  • SMEs owners storm Eko Disco, protest against poor electricity supply
  • Rep to probe black marketing of mint naira notes
  • “I am as guilty as charged,” fake medical doctor tells court
  • Man remanded over alleged theft of cell phone, N6,500 cash
  • Woman bags 3 yrs imprisonment for cutting housewife with razor
  • Sales rep in court for allegedly stealing employer’s N2.1m
  • Migrant rescue boat heads for Spain with bodies, shunning Italy
  • South Africa, Obama mark Mandela centennial with charity
  • India: 2 buildings collapse, several feared trapped
  • Thai cave boys tell world of ‘miracle’ rescue
  • IPMAN members free to attend NIPCO’s AGM ―Secretary
  • Equities market decline further by 0.58%
  • Nigeria stock exchange nse
  • ‎Avoid Ponzi Schemes, SEC warns Nigerians
  • Nigerians will feel the exit from recession gradually —NBS
  • NBS seeks cooperation of respondents on MSMEs survey
  • Ondo State Govt to rid health sector of quacks
  • Gynaecologist advises couples on fertility preservation for future childbearing
  • WHO to create makeshift clinics in Plateau IDP camps
  • That hoarseness could be symptom of head, neck cancers — Expert




  • Buhari expects more foreign investments from Holland
  • Senate declares two seats vacant, retains Dariye’s
  • Reps probe award of pipeline surveillance contracts by Agip
  • 6bn fraud: Judge gets September deadline to conclude Kalu’s trial
  • FG unveils new national carrier, Nigeria Air, targets 81 routes
  • FG cancels FEC meeting again, silent on reason
  • NYSC to commence 2018 Batch ‘B’ Orientation July 24
  • Nigeria loses N72bn to gas flaring in three months
  • Buhari govt confused, incompetent to stem killings, says Obasanjo
  • World Bank earmarks $4m for Kwara health sector
  • Police dismiss inspector for giving information to unauthorised persons
  • Fayemi receives certificate of return from INEC
  • Adeboye visits Plateau IDPs
  • NSC advises terminal operators to embrace automation
  • Maersk protests suspension of shipping operation
  • PDP loses case, to pay Modu-Sheriff wasted cost
  • Buhari’s team, APC offer opposition parties N50m —ADC
  • Thugs set Melaye’s completed constituency project ablaze
  • AYG: Nigeria draw Morocco, Libya in football



The Nation

  • Senate probes Kachikwu over alleged oil/ gas sector deals
  • Reps to CBN: mop up mutilated notes
  • Former CJN Katsina-Alu dies at 76
  • Governors meet to discuss FAAC deadlock, minimum wage
  • National carrier Nigeria Air unveiled in London
  • Police parade Chibok girls’ suspected kidnappers
  • Firms to get N348b fuel subsidy refund
  • Heads to roll as Fed Govt uncovers N62.555b fraud in NSITF
  • Falana urges Buhari to order Dasuki’s release on bail
  • 1,500 IDPs registered after Jibia flood
  • Ortom, Wike storm Ilorin for Baraje’s mother’s fidau
  • Ekiti APC lawmakers oppose adjournment till October
  • ANN opens Benue State secretariat in Makurdi
  • UNILAG begins post-UTME screening
  • Lagos public school candidates yet to get WASSCE results
  • Osun APC governorship primary now tomorrow
  • Robbers kill policeman in Nasarawa
  • Trader sent to Kirikiri for defiling boy
  • Workers shut Ibarapa Poly over unpaid 24-month salary, others
  • Kidnappers place N15m ransom on senatorial aspirant’s dad




  • 2019: Saraki, Tambuwal, Lamido, Secondus, other PDP leaders meet in Ilorin
  • Nigeria Air a business, not a social service – FG
  • Jonathan In Closed-Door Meeting With IBB
  • Senate Probes Alleged Oil Lease Renewal Fraud
  • FG Pledges Support For Ogun Flood Victims
  • World Population Day: NGO Says Family Planning Is Key To Save Women’s Lives
  • NOA Stakeholders Meeting: Police Read Riot Act To Political Parties
  • Lagos at standstill as over 12,000 trucks choke roads
  • Tension In Imo Varsity Over Free Education
  • Igboezue To Buhari: Prevail On EFCC To Stop Innoson’s Ordeal
  • Rvers 2019: Ogonis Drum Support For Abe’s Gov Ambition
  • Angry Reactions Trail Bid To Impeach Madumere
  • WSICE 84: How Abia Student, Onyemelukwe Beat 83 Others To Win Soyinka Essay Competition
  • Asaba 2018 AAC: Oduduru, Udoh-Gabriel, Others ‘Disvirgin’ Stephen Keshi Stadium


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