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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Guardian

  • FEC okays N8.7 trillion 2019 budget estimate
  • Reps probe Chinese ‘body part’ drugs in Nigeria
  • Nigeria among countries with costly internet service
  • NATO shows Russia its military might in giant exercises
  • Rangers rise from 0-3 down to beat Kano Pillars in Aiteo Cup final
  • Ooni denounces alleged marriage scam
  • UN reopens Abuja office 7 years after Boko Haram attack
  • Ekiti Election Tribunal: Witness disowns petitioner’s exhibit
  • FAO targets 8,100 displaced families for micro-gardening in North-East
  • NNPC allays fear of petrol scarcity during festive season
  • Fayose gets N50m bail, case continues November 19
  • Raja Casablanca end Enyimba’s CAF Confederation Cup dream
  • Adekuoroye crashes out of Budapest 2018 World Wrestling Championship
  • Almat adds Emir of Katsina Cup to trophy chest
  • Borussia Dortmund put four past Atletico Madrid, Barca, Liverpool also win
  • StarTimes promises Arsenal, Chelsea fans exciting times as Europa League returns
  • NSCDC blames handball team’s poor performance on old age
  • Jason Derulo, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj And Willy William Jump On “Goodbye”
  • Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti: The Education Game-Changer
  • Watch: Drake Hosts 2000s Themed Birthday Party
  • Rivers APC tumbling towards the precipice
  • Ambode’s burden of working under impeachment shadow
  • Group slams Niger APC, PDP for excluding Christians
  • ‘Nigerians worry about high interest rates, inflation-driven economy’
  • Renew sell pressure hits stock market as investors lose N287b
  • GTBank records N142 billion profit in Q3
  • Yusuf, Buhari’s anti-corruption poster boy
  • On the president’s recent admonition
  • Nigeria: ‘Ifa’ oracle myths and surreptitious challenge



The Nation

  • Man docked over alleged theft, malicious damage
  • Ethiopia’s parliament approves first female president
  • Mo Abudu,Meghan Markle make UK 100 Black Powerlist
  • 11:14 amFIFA Ranking: Nigeria move up by Four spots placed 44th
  • Unilorin: NYSC extends deadline for registration to Oct. 27
  • Residents chase Ekiti monarch out of town over subject’s death
  • Akeredolu attacks Oshiomhole
  • Our decisions on primaries final, APC tells protesters
  • Alleged N1.2b, $5m theft: Court grants Fayose N50m bail
  • MFM, Olukoya file N2b libel suit against Sahara Reporters, others
  • Fayemi signs Executive Order stopping illegal school fees, levies
  • Airtel raises $1.25b from investors
  • The Nation’s Hannah Ojo wins Academy of Science Award
  • Two NECO officials suspended for alleged N400m fraud
  • Labour: we’ll begin strike on Nov 6 unless N30,000 minimum wage is adopted
  • FIFA Ranking: Nigeria move up by Four spots placed 44th
  • Ambode approves re-constitution of board of sport federation
  • Aisha Falode congratulates Rivers Angels
  • Dennerby praises Falcons’ camp facility
  • Great to see you in good shape boss, Ronaldo tells Ferguson
  • NUC approves new programmes for two Ogun schools
  • Ajasin varsity partners institute on research, capacity building
  • ‘Accountability, teamwork key to realising our goals’
  • Time to break the graveyard silence
  • Tension in LAUTECH over new fees
  • Amosun opens software centre at Gateway Poly




  • NYSC extends registration deadline to Oct 27
  • 2019 budget will reduce inflation threat – Expert
  • FG will not tamper with activities of organised labour, says Ngige
  • BREAKING: Murder of Khashoggi ‘premeditated’ — Saudi prosecutor
  • Pliskova storms into WTA Finals semis after beating Kvitova
  • Eight students stabbed with syringe in ‘prank’
  • LeBron James claims first Lakers victory against Suns
  • Ekiti election tribunal: Witness disowns petitioner’s exhibit
  • Police declare district head, seven others wanted over missing general
  • Mo Abudu, Anthony Joshua, Meghan Markle make UK 100 Black Powerlist
  • BREAKING: Ethiopia appoints first female president
  • Nigeria move up four spots, now 44th in FIFA ranking
  • Gunmen abduct 10 in Rivers community
  • NANNM decries shortage of nurses, midwives in Nigeria
  • How can hate speech be curbed in political campaigns?
  • I didn’t kill my wife, I only slapped her – Lekan Shonde
  • Accident: Young Shall Grow switched off phone after drunk driver was reported, says survivor
  • Ekiti monarch chased out of palace as resident dies
  • Clearing agent allegedly steals UK returnee’s goods
  • Six burnt to death in Ogun auto accident
  • How policemen should behave during elections – SAN
  • Ekiti election tribunal: Witness disowns petitioner’s exhibit
  • Secondus to EU: PDP has no confidence in INEC yet
  • Senate panel chair, Keyamo trade words over Atiku
  • Ogun APC: Women threaten naked protest in Abuja over Akinlade
  • Defection threat: How Atiku, Secondus’ telephone calls pacified Ekweremadu
  • Appeal Court voids arrest warrant issued against INEC chairman
  • We have right to submit Zamfara candidates’ names, APC tells INEC
  • Appeal Court voids arrest warrant issued against INEC chairman
  • PDP slams Buhari over ‘Nigerians are free to go’ comment


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