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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, July 26, 2018


  • War will destroy all that you possess, Iranian general warns Trump
  • Macron refers to bodyguard scandal as ‘storm in a teacup’
  • Somalia announces first FGM prosecution after death of girl, 10
  • Two pilots die in military plane crash
  • China is sincere in dealings with African countries, Rwandan experts say
  • Racism: German FA boss rejects Ozil’s accusations
  • Dino has been abducted by unknown persons –Murray-Bruce
  • Atiku welcomes Samuel Ortom to PDP
  • Researchers claim that babies with high levels of immune-related protein less likely to develop malaria
  • PHOTOS: Buhari meets APC senators
  • Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years on July 31 –NASA
  • Salah’s scoring form pleases Coach Klopp
  • Accident claims two lives at Sango-Ota, says FRSC
  • Man, 26, sets off explosive outside US embassy
  • Nigeria, Republic of Benin set up joint committee to combat smuggling
  • Accident claims two lives at Sango-Ota, says FRSC
  • Six killed as gunmen attack funeral in Mexico
  • Man accused of snatching woman’s bag, wristwatch
  • Five die in Lagos boat accident
  • Dino has been abducted by unknown persons –Murray-Bruce
  • Atiku welcomes Samuel Ortom to PDP
  • Nigeria, Republic of Benin set up joint committee to combat smuggling
  • Citizens criticise South Sudan government for giving loans to lawmakers for cars
  • Ortom defects to PDP, APC says gov’s action surprising
  • Shagari declares Sokoto gov bid
  • Ex-Osun SSG dumps PDP
  • Osun election: Akintola promises economic development
  • Group appeals to Ogun APC leaders on zoning




  • APC shocked over Samuel Ortom’s defection to PDP
  • Lawyers sue Buhari, Malami over Executive Order 6
  • Alex Iwobi gets new £70,000 weekly five-year deal at Arsenal
  • Foreign carriers dominate as local air travel market shrinks
  • ‘Nigerians can see blood moon tomorrow from 6:44pm to 9:21pm’
  • White House under fire for barring CNN reporter from event
  • Two died, many injured in Ogun auto crash
  • Macron’s disgraced ex-bodyguard admits ‘mistake’
  • Group flays redeployment of Atolagbe as OPSH commander
  • Army seeks partnership with associations to end insurgency
  • Falana, Odumakin urges recruitment of more policemen
  • Salah’s scoring return pleases Klopp
  • Sanchez on target as Man United edge AC Milan
  • Salah, Mane on target as Liverpool down Man City
  • Chelsea sign Robert Green
  • Arsenal’s Ramsey says contract news in ‘next few weeks’
  • Worried NFF to meet over Yusuf’s bribery scandal
  • Regulators yet to conclude deal on sale of 9Mobile
  • Group makes case for coastal areas agency
  • NCC wants new investments in digital technology, puts teledensity at 116%
  • $322m Abacha loot: Separating politics from economics
  • Does education really sell?
  • PDP speakers condemn alleged muscling of senate president, deputy
  • APC suspends Etim-John exco in Cross River
  • SDP flays Aregbesola over alleged youth neglect in governance




  • PDP, SDP meet, declare Buhari Nigeria’s common enemy
  • 2019: APC South Africa chapter inaugurates Cape Town branch
  • DPR warns petroleum marketers on safety measures
  • SGF lauds Nigerians in diaspora over contribution to national development
  • Insecurity: Vigilance Group appeals to Buhari to assent to VGN Bill
  • Saraki absent as Buhari meets with APC senators
  • PDP, SDP meet, declare Buhari Nigeria’s common enemy
  • Buhari meets APC Senators in Aso Rock
  • Osun 2018: Court to deliver ruling on interim injunction against Adeleke’s candidacy Thursday
  • Don’t misconstrue transition committee as my cabinet, Fayemi tells Ekiti people
  • Businessman remanded in prison for allegedly defiling 9-yr-old boy
  • Knife-point robbery: 2 men plead guilty, risk 3 years in jail
  • Security guard sentenced 2yrs in prison for posing as medical doctor
  • Two drivers remanded in court over male passenger’s death
  • Trump blasts Cohen over tape disclosure
  • Japan’s heat wave drives up food prices, prison inmate dies
  • India to open 18 embassies in Africa
  • Man, woman held over death of baby found in woods in Heywood
  • Naira gains marginally against dollar at parallel market
  • MAN urges CBN to reduce interest rate to boost lending
  • Union Bank records half year N11.7 bn profit before tax
  • Ex-NACCIMA boss asks FG not to sign Africa free trade agreement
  • Sickle cell anemia: Society seeks new screening method to prevent infant mortality
  • FG pledges enabling environment for practice, growth of neurosurgery
  • Malnutrition, reason for Nigeria’s increasing infant deaths —NSN president
  • NGO recommends socio-behavioural change to end malnutrition
  • Expert urges govts, health organisations to create more awareness on prostate cancer




  • Why I did not honour Police invitation — Saraki
  • ULC tackles Ngige over alleged N62b fraud in NSITF
  • GRIDLOCK: Apapa situation, a disaster in waiting — Ambode
  • Rising debt service to revenue ratio can expose Nigeria to debt crisis, DMO warns
  • Why defections won’t hurt Buhari’s chances — Campaign organisation
  • NPA, shipping firms struggle over holding bay
  • Saraki, Adeyeye, Yerima, absent as 42 Senators meet Buhari in State House
  • Saraki, Dogara plotted to impeach Buhari – Senator Abu Ibrahim
  • Buhari fumes over APC Chair’s comment as Amaechi denies calling Oshiomhole bad-luck
  • NASS Defectors Victims Of Disinformation, Says Oshiohmole
  • Breaking: Dino Melaye Kidnapped
  • FG Approves N122.2m For Mangu Water Project Completion
  • Salah, Mane On Target In Man. City Vs Liverpool Game
  • Sanchez On Target As Manchester United Edge Milan
  • Farmer-Herder Conflict Sparks Nigeria Stability Fears
  • Fresh Plot To Arrest Saraki Uncovered, Says Timi Frank
  • Buhari, Saraki And My Fears 10:04 AMUduaghan: Stepping Up For The Senate
  • Insecurity: Herdsmen Crisis, Boko Haram’ll Determine 2019 Election — ASIS
  • How TASUED Generates IGR Through Entrepreneurship —Prof Arigbabu
  • As The Ogbeni Takes A Bow
  • Asaba 2018: We’re Ready To Host Africa —Okowa
  • Over 100 Inmates Have Mental Illness—Lagos Govt
  • We Won’t Relinquish Leadership Of African ICT Growth – FG
  • Man Murders Mother For Cooking Yam Porridge Instead Of Noodles
  • 5 Drown As Boat Capsizes In Lagos
  • Piracy Attacks: Creation Of Independent Coastal Defence Force Only Solution – Borha
  • Customs Intercepts Truckload Of Codeine, 21 Vehicles, Others Worth N1.12bn
  • Air Force Varsity Takes Off




  • China’s Commitment to Economic Globalisation, Free Trade
  • INEC: 50, 000 PVCs Await Collection in Bwari Area Council
  • Innovation for Social Enterprise
  • Again, Manufacturers Oppose Signing of AfCFTA
  • Police: 27 Electoral Offenders Arrested in Ekiti ‘II Be Prosecuted
  • Ayade Vows to Rid Cross River of Crimes, Seeks FG’s Support
  • More Troubles for APC as Ortom Finally Defects to PDP
  • Saraki: I Have Replied to Police’s Enquiries
  • CBN’s New Credit Initiative May Boost Private Sector Liquidity
  • After Initial Slowdown, Buhari’s Administration Set to Fly, Says Fashola
  • Again, Oil Prices Rise after US Crude Inventories Fall
  • NAICOM Raises Capital Base for Insurance Sector
  • FEC Considers $14.5bn Proposal to Save Lake Chad
  • FG Arraigns Melaye over Allegation of Attempted Suicide, Granted Bail
  • Offa Bank Robbery: Court Grants Kwara Gov’s Chief of Staff Bail
  • Ambode: Apapa Gridlock Threat to Federal Allocations
  • Sterling Bank Appoints Two New Directors
  • Orji Kalu: I Have No Case to Answer
  • Labour Tackles FG Over Botched Promotion Examination
  • Stakeholders Seek Capital Market Recovery
  • Union Bank Grows Half-year Profit after Tax by 25% to N12bn
  • Report: Mobile Phone Subscription in Nigeria, Others to Hit 634m by…
  • Digital Identity Necessary to Access Social Services, Says NIMC
  • NITDA Inaugurates ICT Hub in Katsina
  • ‘Consumers’ Interest in e-Commerce on Increase’
  • 11 Students to Represent Nigeria in World Robotics Competition


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