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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, October 18, 2018


  • National Assembly corrects errors in disability bill
  • Row in Senate over $3.8bn subsidy payment probe
  • Nude video: Court releases Osun commissioner, businessman on bail
  • Auditor accused of embezzling N3.8m says it’s for her upkeep
  • EFCC grills Fayose, asks ex-gov to return N1.3bn
  • Inflation rate rises again, now 11.28%
  • Nigerian firms’ll construct $4.3bn NLNG Train 7 – NCDMB
  • Irregularities mar ex-Nigeria Airways workers’ verification
  • FG hopeful of chemical weapons prohibition law before June 2019
  • 82 parties yet to submit lists to INEC
  • 400,000 unclaimed PVCs in Benue — INEC
  • Executive Order 6 needed to combat corruption — British Envoy
  • Travel ban: I have no corruption case with EFCC, says Omisore
  • Disengaged workers accuse police commission of disobeying court order
  • LAUTECH increases tuition to N250,000
  • Multinationals, others owe Nigerian media N8bn –Report
  • Amosun debunks defection rumour, says ‘l stand with Buhari’
  • 2019: Lagos residents tired of being under one man, says Jimi Agbaje
  • APGA’ll suffer repercussions, says Ojukwu’s widow
  • Politician accuses policeman of shooting, breaking his leg



The Nation

  • We tried to save her, Buhari tells slain aid worker’s dad
  • Senate probes alleged $3.5b subsidy recovery fund
  • National Assembly approves N242b elections’ budget
  • Judge withdraws from suit on Ogun PDP crisis
  • Court frowns at delay in senator’s trial over illegal varsity
  • Osun PDP files petition against Oyetola’s election victory
  • $5M bribery scandal: Police stop NANS protest against Ganduje
  • Alleged killing: Ex-minister’s family demands identity of policemen involved
  • New dawn here, says Fayemi as he takes oath of office
  • 6b slush funds: EFCC detains Fayose
  • PDP names Saraki presidential campaign DG
  • We’ll ensure Buhari’s victory in 2019, say ex-militants
  • Bayelsa records N1b IGR in August
  • Cult war claims four lives in Rivers
  • Flood: Passenger Bus plunges into river in Rivers
  • HS Media Group Seals deal on Game Show
  • Nigeria: Non-bikini pageant targets outstanding married women




  • Food Prices Push September Inflation To 11.28%
  • Court Grants $144m Judgment Against Orjiako, Seplat Boss
  • CBN Mandates DMBs, PSPs To Investigate IT Staff
  • Resolve Minimum Wage Issue Before Nov, PENGASSAN Tells FG, Others
  • Execution Of Khorsa, Liman: Outrage, As Red Cross, AI, Others Urge Action From FG
  • ADVAN Announces Entry For 8th Marketing Excellence Awards
  • APM Terminals Apapa Raise Concerns Over Plastic Pollution
  • Ignore Media Attacks On Kachikwu, Anioma Youths Tell Buhari
  • Nigeria’s Digital Economy To Generate $88b By 2021 – Adebayo, ALTON Chairman
  • Nwokike, Now NCC’s Public Affairs Director
  • Flood: Navy Escorts Obiano To Ravaged Anambra Communities With Gun-Boats
  • Ijaw Youths Vow To Seal Off DESOPADEC Over Alleged Marginalisation
  • PDP’s Protest Against Plateau LGA Election Condemnable —Dati
  • Com, Sport Betting Platform, Berths In Nigeria
  • New TV Brand, TCL, Hits Market




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