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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, August 21, 2018


  • Kwankwanso Seeks Support of Edo PDP Delegates
  • I’ll Not Leave APC, Adamawa Gov Vows
  • US Embassy to Resume Consular Services in Abuja August 24
  • Akpabio: APC will Take over Akwa Ibom Like Hitler Took Poland
  • Saraki, Tambuwal Fire Back at Tinubu, Say He’s a Pretender
  • Step up Your Game, Buhari Tells Security Chiefs
  • NECO Releases June-July SSCE Result
  • Ojukwu, Okafor Kick as Usoro Wins NBA Presidency
  • Oyo Gives Conditions for Reconstruction of Music House
  • Disappointment as Akwa Ibom Senator Fails to Decamp to PDP
  • Umahi Suspends Collection of Tax, Levies from Markets
  • Three Persons Remanded in Kirikiri Prison for Assault on Eko Disco’s…
  • Rivers Police Deny Involvement in Electoral Malpractice
  • Kogi Police Task Operational Commanders on Security.
  • Presidency Earmarks N700m to Rebuild Institutions in Benue
  • South-west Govs Urged to Embrace Open Government Partnership
  • Okowa Emerges Best Governor on Good Governance Poll
  • My Defection from APC Won’t Affect My Popularity, Says Misau
  • Eid el Kabir : Barde Felicitates with Gombe Muslim Faithful
  • Omisore Felicitates with Osun Muslims, Prays for Peaceful Election
  • IdanreIfedore PDP Leaders Task House of Reps Aspirant on Equity
  • Buhari Signs Instrument of Accession to Cocoa Agreement
  • Protest in Ekiti as Lunatic Hacks Monarch to Death
  • Court Halts EFCC’s Probe of Benue Accounts
  • Eid-el-Kabir: Yobe Imposes 12-hour Restriction on Vehicular Movement
  • Kofi Annan was a Man of Peace, Says RMG Boss
  • Court Halts EFCC’s Probe of Benue Accounts
  • FIFA: Nigeria Has Met Conditions to Avoid Suspension
  • Saraki: Tinubu Supporting Buhari Blindly Because of His 2023 Presidential Ambition
  • FG Earmarks N700m to Rebuild Infrastructure Destroyed by Herdsmen in Benue
  • FG Backs Pinnick as Authentic NFF President, Writes FIFA
  • Gombe Police Parade Murder Suspects, Impersonator
  • 2019: Saraki Can’t Pass Integrity, Anti-corruption Tests
  • Eid el-Kabir: Ekweremadu Urges Prayers for Peaceful 2019 Elections
  • Police Nab 29-year-old Man for Attempting to Kill Mother
  • NECO Releases June/July SSCE Results




  • I won’t surrender to corruption, Buhari vows
  • Buhari signs international cocoa agreement
  • Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition reason for supporting Buhari – Saraki
  • US embassy re-opens August 24
  • Biafra: Court remands 112 IPOB women in Imo
  • Court stops Multichoice from increasing subscription
  • Ondo ex-deputy gov’s daughter: Absence of lawyer stalls killer’s trial
  • Boko Haram razed 40 houses in Borno — Police
  • Troops killed 21 armed herdsmen in Benue –Military
  • NECO releases results, over 70% pass English, Maths
  • Ex-NAL workers’ entitlements: Aviation unions threaten to stop Nigeria Air
  • Army investigates female soldier who brutalised kid
  • I’m eyeing senatorial seat –Ngige
  • 1,000 entrepreneurs auditioned for Heritage Bank’s ‘Next Titans’
  • Abuja celebrity magazine publisher, Iwuanyanwu dies
  • Two women buy day-old twins for N1.8m in Imo
  • Ondo acquires 2,000 hectares of land for cocoa production
  • Eid-el-Kabir: Pray to Allah to send rescuer in 2019, PDP chairman tells Muslims
  • Three persons die as APC, PDP thugs clash in Bayelsa



The Nation

  • Buhari orders security chiefs to step up anti-terror battle
  • Decision to leave APC imposed by forces within APC, says Saraki
  • Demolition of Ayefele building: Court adjourns till Sept 12 for hearing
  • EFCC to arraign Akwa-Ibom Senator for receiving N254m car gifts
  • Insurgents burn 40 houses in Borno
  • Air Force kills insurgents in Sambisa Forest
  • Pro-Biafra agitators arrested in Enugu
  • EFCC denies investigating Benue State Govt
  • Demolition notice landed me in hospital for five days, says Ayefele
  • Due process followed in Music House partial demolition, Oyo govt insists
  • Fed Govt plans vulnerability assessment in states
  • Again NIS rescues trafficked woman in Katsina
  • Tambuwal: I have what it takes to challenge Buhari
  • By-election: Wike, APC chair clash over ‘N200m bribe’
  • 2019: Widows in Cross River root for Ayade
  • 2,500 policemen deployed in Kwara for Sallah
  • Suspected lunatic stabs Ekiti monarch to death
  • Sallah: Yobe Govt. places 12-hour ban on vehicular movements




  • 2014 Muslim-Muslim ticket arrangement is why Tinubu is fighting me – Saraki
  • We’re worried over security in North East- FG
  • FG To Establish ERGP Delivery Units in Six Ministries
  • Shell Suspends 8m Barrels worth $560m As Trans Ramos Oil Pipeline Remains Shut
  • Usoro Elected NBA President
  • Body Urges FG to Create Standard Furniture Market
  • Nigeria: Total Invests $10bn in 5 Years
  • Direct Primary Tears Ondo APC Apart
  • Akpabio Happy With Ugwuanyi/Chime Rapport in Enugu
  • Oshiomhole, Obaseki Differ Over Primary Election for Candidates
  • Senator Fails to Decamp to PDP at Udom’s Endorsement Rally
  • PDP Decries Use of Police, Military In Rivers By-Election
  • Eko DISCO Moves to Eradicate “Crazy Bills”
  • IBEDC Invests Over N11.5bn in Metering, Network, Maintenance
  • Edo College Of Agriculture Staff, Students Protest One Year Closure
  • Umahi Suspends Collection of Personal Income Tax in Ebonyi


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