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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, August 14, 2018


  • NASS crisis: Obasanjo, Saraki in closed-door meeting
  • 2019 polls budget: National Assembly never agreed to reconvene on Tuesday, says Rep
  • Senators sue AGF, DSS, police for alleged plot to remove Saraki
  • Court remands father in Kirikiri prison for allegedly assaulting twin sons
  • Airport protest: Military authorities will sanction troops, says spokesman
  • Murtala Muhammed family seeks justice for son’s murder 25 years after
  • We didn’t find N21bn, weapons in Daura’s house – DSS
  • Meter supply is Discos’ responsibility, says FG
  • Electricity generation drops to 2,684MW
  • World Cup: Falconets break Chinese hearts, face Spain in q’finals
  • With National Identity Number, there’s no need for tribal marks –NOA boss
  • Buhari will win 2019 election, Presidency boasts
  • Kogi gov to pay corpers N5,000 extra monthly allowance, aide says
  • Housewife brutalises girl for taunting her about barrenness
  • Blind graduates demand jobs, block Imo govt house
  • Fake UI Prof nabbed in Oyo
  • Lagos electrician drops suicide note, disappears from home



The Nation

  • Osinbajo launches technology-based classroom
  • Saraki meets Obasanjo in Abeokuta
  • To declare my seat vacant, Saraki’s must be declared vacant, says Akpabio
  • FG to concession six hydro dams
  • Alleged bribery: INEC chiefs get N300m bail
  • Video of cash recovery, items in Daura’s home fake, says DSS
  • Air Force kills bandits in Zamfara forests
  • Protesting troops are unscrupulous – Army
  • Magu: EFCC has secured over 150 convictions this year
  • Aisha Buhari dedicates doctorate award to Nigerian women, children
  • 29 Corps members injured in Lagos-Ibadan road accident
  • Technical Aid Corps DG hails Buhari’s vision
  • Air Peace launches Kaduna service
  • Truce as Olubadan, other obas meet at palace
  • Igarra Bank Robbery: Obaseki visits victims
  • Umahi gives NYSC N400m
  • Peterside: Wike won’t get second term
  • 23,000 applicants jostle for 1000 jobs in Bayelsa civil service
  • Two Kirikiri inmates studying for PhD




  • Saraki: Showdown on hold as NASS fails to reconvene
  • DSS Denies Recovering N21bn, Weapons, PVCs From Daura’s Homes
  • PIB Delay Causes Leakages, Theft, Sabotage In Oil Industry – NNRC
  • APC Govs, Senators Raising Funds Towards Saraki’s Impeachment – MDG
  • Army Explains Shootings By Troops At Maiduguri Airport
  • 3 C’River Villages Angry Over Abandoned Oban-Ikang Road
  • Mutu Gets PDP Award For Road Construction, Empowerment
  • Saraki, Ekweremadu Not Above Arrest, Says APC, Slams PDP
  • PDP is behaving like a militant organisation – Presidency
  • BZF Gives FG 7-Day Ultimatum To Release All Detained Pro-Biafra Agitators
  • LRMT: Marina-Mile 2 Section Commences Operation In 2022, LAMATA Assures
  • Family Planning: Despite Increase In Uptake, Ignorance Fuels Myths, Misconceptions In Kaduna




  • Tension mounts as National Assembly shelves special sitting
  • FIRS agrees to refund $2m, other tax overpayments in Arco, GE saga
  • Saraki has never acted in national interest, says Oshiomhole
  • Courtois, Vinicius in as Real Madrid begin life without Ronaldo against Atletico
  • Saraki urges Buhari to investigate National Assembly DSS siege
  • Taliban capture northern Afghan base, kill at least 14 soldiers
  • Taiwan leader makes rare US speech
  • Presidency urges National Assembly to concentrate on issues of national interest
  • INEC plans to check vote-buying, lauds ECES on credible polls
  • Group targets 10,000 climate-smart agribusiness farms by 2020
  • Eto’o signs for Qatar league side
  • Liverpool’s Salah reported over allegedly using mobile while driving
  • Falconets hold China, hit quarter final
  • No group except CAF, FIFA recognised NFF can sack me, says scribe Sanusi
  • Is the Ronaldo-Messi Ballon D’Or Duopoly Finally Over?
  • Cycling Lagos organises tour of competition route
  • Nigerian Act, JohnNetworQ Shades Yomi Shogunle In “What Is A Yomi?”
  • Nigerians React To Buhari’s Declaration And Vetoed Electoral Act
  • Appropriate Stylish Outfits For The Corporate World
  • Ogoni clean-up is well on track
  • Obasanjo’s lecture on ethics: An assault on the future
  • The amazons are coming
  • Leaders are responsible for crises in parties, says UAC
  • African history is happening now!
  • Leadership crisis threatens Federal Character Commission




  • Appeal Court Halts Arrest of INEC Chairman
  • APC Grounding Nigeria, Opposition Party Replies
  • Masari Swears-in 34 Transition Committee Chairmen
  • Police Arrest Five as Kwara College Students Protest Non-payment of Staff…
  • NGO Donates Empowerment Items to Kogi Youths
  • Makarfi Weeps over Bad Roads in South-east
  • What ‘ll Make PDP Win in 2019, Says Makarfi
  • IG Commiserates with Families of Slain Police Officers
  • DSS, Police, AGF, Others Sued over Moves to Remove Saraki
  • Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola
  • 26 Industrial Consumers Ask for Direct Supply from Gencos
  • You Are Behaving Like Militants, Presidency Tells PDP
  • Ozekhome: Constitution Requires 73 Senators to Remove Saraki
  • Video of Cash Found in Daura’s Home Fake, Says DSS
  • Saraki Visits Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Keeps Mum over Meeting
  • Shehu: Osinbajo is Buhari’s Running Mate in 2019
  • EFCC Manned by Incompetent Professionals, Says Bafarawa
  • Tambuwal Meets Atiku over PDP Presidential Ticket
  • NNPC Partners Seplat to Deliver 3.4bcf of Gas by 2020
  • Cholera Kills Seven People in FCT
  • 25 Years After, Murtala Family Calls for Enactment of Victims’ Rights…
  • Akpabio: All Defectors Must Lose Their Seats Before I Get Sacked
  • PDP Rejects Result of Bauchi South Senatorial By-election
  • Normalcy Returns to Maiduguri Airport After Soldiers’ Protest, Says Military
  • No Official Communication for N’ Assembly to Reconvene, Says House Spokesman
  • More Investors to Eye Cooking Gas Market as FG Removes VAT
  • Stanbic IBTC Sensitises Traders on Naira-Yuan Swap Deal
  • Survey Reveals Rise in Business Confidence in August
  • Stock Market Year-to-date Decline Worsens to 7.4% on Weak Investor Appetite
  • Setraco Shareholders, Directors at War over Control of Company
  • Why SNEPCo Supply Base Must Remain in N’Delta
  • Ending the Menace of Gas Flaring
  • Expert Urges NLNG to Sell First


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