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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, October 11, 2018


  • Tax evasion: Buhari moves against errant offshore assets owners
  • APC, PDP senators unite, give Buhari’s polls budget speedy passage
  • Primaries: Reps on a collision course with IG over colleague’s detention
  • Senate confirms Banire as AMCON chair
  • Osun nude video: Suspects arraigned on armed robbery, kidnapping
  • AMCON wants Polaris Bank sold in two years
  • EFCC vows to arrest Innoson boss, Chukwuma
  • Ngige says no pact on minimum wage yet, NLC kicks
  • FG awards N5.2bn road project in Sokoto
  • 24 states fail to access N47bn education fund – UBEC
  • Abeokuta neuro-psychiatric hospital admits 300 patients monthly –MD
  • Osun records 70% pass in 2018 WASSCE
  • Soldier killed, woman abducted in Jos
  • I made N1.2m posing as fake policeman – Welder
  • Zamfara: APC dares INEC, vows to present candidates for 2019 polls …as PDP, ADC, CD, SDP, others back commission
  • Tinubu carpets Afenifere’s Odumakin over grazing reserve comment
  • Presidency, APC gathering lies against Atiku – PDP
  • Ogunbiyi accuses Adeleke of violating senatorial ticket agreement



The Nation

  • Buhari gets 1,042-pages achievement compendium
  • Senate set to approve INEC budget N189.2b poll budget
  • Assets declaration failure: Fed Govt charges Ekweremadu, Akpan to court
  • Court voids PDP’s expulsion of Kashamu, Ogun Chairman
  • Shell appeals court’s order on MD, two others
  • Court strikes fraud charges against Innoson Motors’ boss
  • Court voids Rivers APC’s list of candidates
  • Guard remanded for ‘defiling’ girl, 10
  • Assets sale: ICPC uncovers unremitted N9.8b in Aso Savings
  • UBEC to release N142.5 billion to states
  • IMF urges Nigeria to increase non-oil revenue
  • UNICEF holds education conference for north leaders
  • Passengers stranded as unions disrupt operations at MMA2
  • Dokubo: I won’t bow to pressure to share Amnesty cash
  • MASSOB hails APGA for denying Bianca senatorial ticket
  • Zamfara: APC kicks as INEC bars candidates
  • Nasarawa to get 1,138 housing units
  • Sefi Atta launches children book




  • Find Gen Alkali, Other Missing Nigerians, Senate Tells FG
  • Court nullifies PDP’s expulsion of Senator Kashamu, Ogun state Chairman
  • NACC To Advance Economic Cooperation Between Nigeria, US
  • Minimum wage : FG proposes N24,000; states, N20,000; NLC, N30,000 — Ngige
  • 7 Soldiers, 76 Boko Haram Terrorist Die In Borno Battle
  • Ogoni Cleanup: Distrust Greets FG’s $177m
  • NLNG Spends N2.7bn On Scholarships, Honours Beneficiaries
  • WAEC Urges Ministry Of Education To Appoint Supervisors Of Integrity
  • Pension Scam, Illegal Recruitments: ASUU Tackles FUOYE’s VC
  • Edo Govt To Spend Paris Club Refund On Primary Education
  • Wema Bank Partners DBN To Fund MSMEs
  • Fayose Free To Attend My Inauguration, Says Fayemi
  • 20 SMEs Get Life Progress Booster’s N6m Grant
  • 2019: We’re not jittery over Atiku, APC govs boast
  • Atiku Campaign raises 14 posers for Buhari/APC
  • Shekarau Lauds APC’s Automatic Tickets


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