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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, July 6, 2017


  • You’re working for Hausa-Fulani oligarchy —IPOB
  • God allowed recession to boost Nigeria’s agriculture —Oyegun
  • Ahiara diocesan crisis: More indigenes sign protest letter to Pope
  • Reps invite Jonathan over $1.3bn Malabu oil deal
  • Senate probes $3bn spent on dredging Calabar, Bonny, Lagos channels
  • Confirmation of nominations: AGF disagrees with Ag. President
  • Restructure Nigeria before it’s too late —Afenifere
  • FCT: Redefining Performance With Projects Completion
  • Oil Spills: Ijaw Youths Protest Aging Pipelines In N-Delta
  • Confirmation Of Nominations: AGF Disagrees With Ag. President
  • Court Sets Oct. 4 To Rule On NOUN Law Graduates Matter
  • Arsenal Sign Lacazette From Lyon
  • Pensioners Floor Okorocha In Court
  • Take Over Payment Of Primary School Teachers —Delta NUT
  • Zambia Declares State Of Emergency
  • Stop Attacking Judiciary Over Tribunal Verdict, Rivers APC Tells PDP
  • Kano Govt Renames Varsity After Maitama Sule
  • FG Plans Periodic Review, Update Of National Gas Policy
  • Supremacy Of The Pope: Who Did This To Ahiara Diocese?
  • Doing Business In Nigeria Not As Difficult As Expected —MD, Philip Morris Limited
  • Nice favourite to sign Enyeama
  • Rohr’ll qualify Eagles for 2019 AFCON— Amuneke
  • Leave Uyo to avoid defeat —YSFON boss
  • Biafra: We stand with one Nigeria – Southern senators’ forum
  • Malami disowns Osinbajo for saying Senate has no powers to confirm some nominees
  • Nigeria is a country where everyone is a stakeholder – Obasanjo
  • Why I returned N60,000 salary to N-Power -Joshua
  • Nigerian Samuel Adepoju turnes star in India singing in Hindi
  • When Mike Adenuga’s daughter, Bella added another feather to her cap
  • Three years after, ZUMA Film Festival returns




  • BREAKING: Trump warns of ‘consequences’ for North Korea
  • Mikel causes a stir
  • Isiaka Adeleke’s death affecting Deji’s sanity –Aregbesola
  • How robbers attacked bullion van in Ondo
  • EPL: Five facts on new Arsenal striker Lacazette
  • Lagos pupils’ abduction: Kidnappers break silence, promise to free children
  • Pastor elected president of Vanuatu
  • PHOTOS: Meet Arsenal’s record signing Alexandre Lacazette
  • 2017 budget: Senate awaits Reps’ action on Fashola
  • FG will publish looters’ names, says Malami
  • Court hears Evans’ case against police July 13
  • Restructuring: Nigeria in terminal crisis, says Afenifere
  • More Badoo suspects lynched in Ogun, Lagos
  • Magu’s confirmation controversy: Osinbajo’s statement, a personal opinion, say AGF, Buhari’s aide
  • Unity colleges’ senior teachers suspend two-month strike
  • Break-up agitation slowing down economic recovery, says NBA
  • Man in court for allegedly defiling daughter
  • We’re not northerners, say Middle Belt groups
  • Reps panel invites Jonathan over $1.1bn Malabu oil scandal
  • More Nigerians in their 30s are hypertensive — Cardiologist
  • The scientific reason you should have sex today at 3p.m
  • GoFundMe donations now ready for disbursement to hero cop’s widow, others
  • Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration – 2
  • ExxonMobil, Shell Nigeria suffer biggest oil output decline
  • Yari has no link with $3m Lagos hotel – NGF
  • Is IPOB, MASSOB insistence on secession justified?
  • Our former ministers ran Nigeria aground – PDP
  • Crisis hits Enugu APC
  • Lagos-Ibadan highway: Reps summon Fashola over ‘inciting’ comments
  • Akwa Ibom gov approves new stadium for Eket
  • Okagbare qualifies for London 2017 long jump
  • Gent battle to keep Eagles defender from Crocodiles
  • Prosecutor’s absence stalls Seun Egbegbe’s fraud trial
  • ExxonMobil, Shell Nigeria suffer biggest oil output decline
  • Investors showing interest in power distribution networks —Fashola
  • UNIDO to empower 500,000 Nigerian SMEs with skills
  • New policy for privatised enterprises coming —BPE
  • Stranded passengers: Reps summon aviation minister, NCAA, Ethiopian Airlines
  • NACCIMA seeks single-digit interest rate



The Sun

  • Breaking: Court dismisses El-Zakzaky’s suit against Nigerian Army
  • Trump again demands more NATO spending, mulls `severe things’ on N’ Korea
  • ‘No Trump, Yes Paris’ protest greets US president in Poland
  • Taraba and challenges of rescuing polarised state
  • No single federal presence in South–East -Okorocha
  • Controversy trails Customs e-auction
  • Torrential rain forces major Japanese firms suspend operations
  • Stakeholders make fresh demands on new national gas policy
  • Man Utd agree £75m fee for Romelu Lukaku
  • Ahead Nigeria, Cameroon double header : Akpeyi gets Rohr’s red card
  • Messi extends Barca contract till 2021
  • Ahead of G20 summit, Putin calls sanctions ‘covert form’ of protectionism
  • Alleged terrorist link: Qatar to give Germany documents
  • Breakthrough using atomic science could pave way for treatment of Alzheimer disease
  • Malaysia businessman’s ‘toy car’ draws the stares
  • Magu: Malami’s statement distorted, says presidency
  • Ritual killings in Ikorodu : Why OPC joined forces with police, by Gani Adams
  • Exposed: Den of ritualist in Osun
  • 4,000 birth registration centres inadequate in Nigeria- NPopC chair
  • Submit yourself to police for investigation, Court tells Kashamu



The Guardian

  • Resign if you can’t cope, Senate tells Fashola
  • Putin attacks sanctions, protectionism on eve of G20
  • Cameroon sacks 500 Nigerians over N70,000 levy
  • Saudi Arabia says Qatar boycott to remain in place
  • South Africa set for ICC ruling for failing to arrest Bashir
  • Mexico shootout leaves at least 15 dead
  • ‘No deal’ not an option for Brexit, says EU’s Barnier
  • A third day of thrills at Wimbledon
  • Iheanacho in Man City’s pre-season squad, Joe Hart, others dropped
  • Zenith Bank Women Basketball train berths in Ibadan
  • Eket gets 10,000-seater mini-stadium
  • Okagbare leaps 6.77m to qualify for long jump
  • Lalong praises Plateau SUBEB for sports development efforts
  • Marketers, FG and N800 billion debt
  • Stem cell therapies breaking barriers
  • Southern senators’ forum emerges to ‘uphold nation’s unity’
  • ‘2017 budget controversy not helping governance’
  • Prominent Nigerians support Babangida’s call for devolution
  • Tony Elumelu seeks more DFIs support for African businesses
  • NELMCO’s inherited liabilities hit N527.261 billion
  • Government pledges to increase capital market visibility in global arena
  • ‘Despicable Me 3’ smashes US holiday weekend box office
  • US architect creates paper ‘forest’ inside museum
  • Annette Bening to head Venice film fest jury
  • Prevention is better than cure
  • Mimiko urges FG, others to ban foreign medical trips
  • Herbal ‘cures’ for convulsion, epilepsy, seizures
  • Police arrest nine notorious robbery suspects in Abuja
  • Tesla Model S fall short in crash test yet again
  • Between local goverment autonomy and salaries of teachers


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