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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, June 14, 2018


Buhari congratulates Elizade boss, Ade.Ojo, at 80

Buhari will sign 2018 budget next week – Adesina

Court grants AGF’s request, fixes July 10 for Melaye’s trial

Court orders ex-NAF chief, Amosu, to forfeit N2.2bn

LASG arraigns Dane in high court for killing wife, child

FEC approves N185bn for roads, N6.5bn ITF centre

June 12: FG moves to amend Public Holidays Act

FG approves N500m legal fee for N330bn MTN fine

Inflation drops for 16th consecutive month to 11.61%

CBN shouldn’t reduce benchmark interest rate – Experts

Offa robberies: Police arrest more suspects in Oyo, Kogi, recover firearms

Police get two new AIGs, promote 3,663 officers

INEC official’s abductors reduce ransom to N500,000

I can’t vouch for those working for Buhari — Keyamo

Family faults Senator Adeleke’s alleged killer’s prosecution

Nigerian pharmacist kills wife, daughter, commits suicide

Ekiti Assembly suspends ‘sleeping honourable’

Lagos seeks end to discrimination against albinos

PUNCH holds staff table tennis tourney to honour Aboderin



The Nation

Buhari reappoints Haruna as NASENI boss

Court sacks Aidoko as Kogi East Senator

Court orders YABATECH to reinstate, pay whistle-blower bursar N20m

Nigeria’s inflation drops to 11.61 % in May – NBS

Former Chief of Air Staff Amosu to forfeit N2.2b

FEC approves N185b for 14 roads

AGF: $500m loot coming

International customers pay $17.730m for Nigeria’s electricity

Boko Haram: Military killed 798 insurgents in 17 months

United States security agencies arrest 34 Nigerians for alleged cyber fraud

Eid-el-Fitri: IG orders massive deployment of policemen nationwide

300 for free TY Danjuma Foundation, health ministry surgeries

Dangote is Africa’s most-admired brand

Glo promo winners fly to Russia

NADECO seeks post-humous inauguration for Abiola

Tax non-compliance: Oyo Govt seals bank, hotels, 13 other firms

Violence: INEC suspends CVR in 2 Kogi LGs




Amassoma Crisis: Dickson Swears In 6-Member Commission Of Inquiry

N5.7bn SURE-P Fund: Court Adjourns Trial Of Ex-Gov Shema Till Oct 15

Nigeria working with UK to deny, revoke treasury looters’ visas —SPIP

Gunmen kill 10 in Zamfara attack

2019: Buhari ‘ll be re-elected to instill new political culture—Keyamo

Oxford, Cambridge Club To Launch Endowment For Qualified Nigerians

Oloyede Decries Falling English Proficiency Among Nigerians

APC Tackles Okorocha Over Libellous Attacks On Party, Leaders

Eagles Have Goalkeeper Problem, Says Siasia

5th AFRIMA Introduces 4 New Award Categories

Isiaka Adeleke: We’re Not Involved In Nurse’s Prosecution — Family

NLC protests Mimiko’s return to Labour Party

Abia Speaker Berates Calls For Scrapping Of Anti-Open Grazing Laws

I’ll Shock Lalong, Says PDP Governorship Aspirant




  • Mimiko, social democrat with sterling performance, is welcome, LP chairman says
  • Buhari to sign 2018 budget next week
  • You can’t return to Labour Party ―NLC tells Mimiko
  • Mimiko resigns PDP membership, might join LP today
  • Pro-democracy activists could’ve taken ownership of June 12 struggles, Agbakoba says
  • Applause, commendations as Buhari’s reappoints Prof Haruna as NASENI boss
  • The edge I have over Akintola, Adelabu, others in being APC gov flagbearer ―Eniade
  • We’ll elect, work with Oshiomhole ―Ogodo
  • Nasarawa fresh attacks: Four farmers allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen
  • Why we approved revised National Building Code ―FG
  • Police arrest hit and run driver in Ondo
  • Court sacks Kogi Senator, orders INEC to withdraw certificate of returnFRSC
  • Id-El-Fitri patrol: FRSC targets 30% reduction in road fatalities
  • FG, LASG demolish Illegal structures in Apapa
  • EFCC arraigns man for alleged illegal bank operation
  • 30-year-old motorcyclist docked for allegedly assaulting his father
  • Man pleads guilty to stealing 1 carton of fish
  • Court remands man over alleged attempted rape of pregnant woman
  • Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
  • France regrets cancellation of Italian finance minister’s visit
  • Malaysia’s top two judges resign amid purge of senior officials
  • Japan enacts law to reduce legal age of adulthood from 20 to 18
  • Inflation down to 11.61% in May
  • LCCI – Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • LCCI tasks FG on compliance with executive orders
  • NSE delists 22 coys over non-performance in 2 years
  • CBN liquefies forex market with $21
  • FG to support state governments on capacity building for workers
  • NANS canvasses support for Nigeria police
  • FG launches national family planning communication plan
  • FG to establish oil, gas equipment machinery development institute in Bayelsa
  • Nigeria will soon produce Noble Laureate in sciences —Onu




  • Osoba: Abiola’s Children Were Deserted after His Death
  • In Nigeria Inflation Declines Further to 11.61% as US Hikes Interest…
  • AMCON Loses Bid to Take over Old Federal Secretariat
  • Bandits Kill 10 in Zamfara Fresh Attack
  • Court Orders Ex-Air Force Chief, Amosu to Forfeit N2.2bn to FG
  • The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III
  • Desist from Thuggery, Sultan Advises Youths
  • EFCC: Nyame, Dariye, Vindicate Us on Alleged Selectivity
  • Police Promote 3,665 Senior Officers
  • 15 Years After, Dickson Decries Pace of Work on $22bn Brass…
  • You Lack Powers to Investigate, Indict Anyone, Court Tells N’Assembly
  • Group Urges Buhari to Support Affirmative Action for Women
  • Dangote Emerges Most Admired African Brand
  • Federal High Court Sacks Kogi East Senator
  • Cholera Outbreak: Five Die, 30 Hospitalised in Kogi
  • Osoba: Abiola’s Children Were Deserted After His Death
  • We Are Not Aware of The Death of Deputy Majority Leader…
  • Buhari, Fayemi will Reap Gains of Abiola’s Honour , Says Ex-lawmaker
  • Bayelsa Govt: 85-Year-Old Workers Still in Civil Service
  • NIRSAL Becomes Institutional Member of RIMAN
  • IFAD Promotes Climate ‘Smart’ Investments
  • Rand Merchant Bank Eyes Increased Activities in Nigerian Capital Market
  • NCC May Set Up Regulatory Framework for OTT Services
  • Osinbajo Reopens Talks with State Governors on Right of Way
  • Coronation Research: CBN May Raise Interest Rate to Attract Foreign Investors
  • Lagos State, ATC to Boost Youth Empowerment with Digital Villages
  • Stakeholders Urged to Fast-track Agency Banking Activities




  • Two stabbed to death in South Africa mosque, attacker killed
  • Let the games begin
  • June 12 not Democracy Day yet, clarifies AGF
  • Actor Sylvester Stallone under probe for sexual assault
  • We must work hard to beat Croatia, Mikel tells teammates
  • IGP approves nationwide audit of SARS detention cells
  • NCC withdraws 36.6 million telephone lines from telecoms operators
  • Government cautions IOCs against flouting local content act
  • Man jailed for life after beheading friend
  • Court sacks Kogi senator Aidoko, orders inauguration of Alfa
  • Kaduna plans immediate prosecution of 50 suspected gangsters
  • Real Madrid to unveil Lopetegui as new coach at 1700 GMT
  • Ronaldo primed for likely last shot at World Cup glory
  • Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal
  • All set for NURTW United Boxing championship in Ibadan
  • Tyronne Ebuehi ‘accidentally hit’ in training
  • Nigeria finishes 17th at FIBA 3×3 World Cup
  • Dangote deep-sea pipeline to boost Nigeria’s power generation by 12,000mw
  • Transactions via cheque hit N1.32 trillion in three months
  • AfDB plans $120 million to boost cassava production
  • June 12: Every life matters
  • June 12 is proof of what is possible
  • The Police-Saraki tussle in the Offa robbery
  • Interrogating INEC’s preparedness for Ekiti guber poll
  • APC reads riot act to Okorocha over attack on party
  • Labour Party chairman rejects Olusegun Mimiko rejoining party




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