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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, August 7, 2018


  • National Assembly Clerk Refuses to Enter Premises Without Aides
  • DSS Operatives Prevent National Assembly Clerk from Entering Assembly Premises
  • Female Lawmaker Dares DSS Operatives to Shoot Her at National Assembly…
  • Lawmakers Give Condition for Reconvening
  • PDP Restates APC, Presidency Plotting to Remove Saraki, Ekweremadu by Force
  • Video: Policemen Takeover National Assembly Lobby, Lawmakers Condemn Siege
  • Akpabio Resigns as Senate Minority Leader
  • Legislature’s Leadership Meets Tuesday, to Parley INEC Chairman
  • Update: Senators Ben Bruce, Olujimi, Misau, Ogembe Allowed to Enter National…
  • As Senator Akpabio Defects, A’ Ibom Deputy Governor Pledges Loyalty to…
  • Osoba Blames Obasanjo for Nigeria’s Democratic Woes
  • DSS Operatives Bar Senator, Staff, Journalists from Entering National Assembly Premises
  • FG May Shutdown Unless National Assembly Reconvenes, Warns Presidency
  • US Investors Pledge Full Revitalisation of Nigercem
  • Despite Improved Rainfalls, Power Supply Remains Below 4,000MW
  • FG May Begin 2018 Capital Releases This Week
  • DG: 95% of Deaths of Corps Members Due to Road Accidents
  • Nigeria Needs N4bn to Tackle Infectious Diseases, Says NCDC’s DG
  • NNPC, Banks Sign $3bn Finance Deals
  • Former APC Scribe, Abdullahi Emerges Spokesman of CUPP
  • Nine APC State Working Committee Members Defects to ADP in Osun
  • INEC Discovers 19 Illegal Polling Units in Akwa Ibom Ibom
  • Disregard My Expulsion, Kashamu Tells INEC, DSS, Police
  • Kogi Police Arrest Five Notorious Kidnappers
  • NBS: NAFDAC Impounded N3bn Substandard Goods in 2017
  • Union Bank Partners TEDxLagos
  • Has Poverty Defected?
  • Heritage Bank Supports MSMEs




  • Osinbajo mourns nine drowned Taraba corps members
  • Saraki, other National Assembly leaders hold emergency meeting today
  • Saraki to lead other dignitaries to ‘Ojude Oba’
  • Adeleke presented forged school testimonial to INEC, plaintiffs tell court
  • Oil theft: 10 bag 12 years, forfeit ship to FG
  • New power policy’ll raise tariff by 14% – Discos
  • NNPC worries over lack of funding for oil exploration
  • NCC, NLRC sign MoU on lottery regulation
  • Power firm deploys 372,728 meters in Abuja, others
  • Defection: Remain resilient despite persecution, Soyinka tells Ortom
  • Obasanjo laid foundation for bad leadership in Nigeria —Osoba
  • France 2018: Impressive Falconets lose 1-0 to Germany
  • NICA seeks end to NFF crisis through arbitration
  • Those who hijacked APC are incompetent, says Ikimi
  • We never knew Akpabio was going to meet Buhari —PDP
  • Kidnapper sleeps off in victim’s house after taking tramadol
  • Wife fakes own kidnap, demands N15m ransom from husband
  • Lagos trader running from scorpion falls into 100-foot well
  • Two children feared dead in another Rivers boat accident



The Nation

  • Senate leader parleys Osinbajo
  • Akpabio, Tinubu meet as PDP threatens action
  • Trapped 116 Nigerians to be repatriated from Libyan camps
  • FG spends $1m to evacuates stranded Nigerians from Russia
  • Minister: opposition using fake news to de-market Buhari
  • NBA shifts poll to August 19
  • PenCom begins verification of 2,700 retiring Fed Govt’s workers
  • Dignitaries celebrate Ray Ekpu at 70
  • Kashamu tells INEC, DSS, police to disregard PDP’s expulsion
  • MOSOP’s chief slams environmental terrorism
  • Al-Makura inaugurates solar-powered N339m water scheme
  • Three Ganduje’s aides resign in quick succession
  • Embattled Benue Speaker loses out in court
  • Lagos gives Bonded Terminals in Ajegunle 21-day ultimatum to relocate
  • Sokoto: 34 women IDP’s deliver in camp
  • LAUTECH heading towards collapse, says ASUU
  • LASPOTECH: our security didn’t assault student’s mother
  • Cholera kills 11 in three Kano villages




  • 2019 Presidency: Lamido Visits Obasanjo, Says No Hope for Nigeria
  • Housing Provision: Family Homes Fund Comes On Stream, Targets 1,500,000 New Jobs
  • NNPC, international banks sign $3bn finance deals
  • Defection: No cover for corrupt politicians — Lai Mohammed
  • 2019: ECES Trains INEC Officers, Police On Prosecution Of Electoral Offences
  • Nigeria Records Declining Rig Count, As OPEC Shows Minus 13
  • Explain your role in N9 trillion NNPC contract scam, PDP challenges Buhari
  • Acrimony, Disruption Of Services Worsen Nigeria’s Health Sector — LESI
  • US Investors Vow To Revamp Nigercem
  • 3 In 4 Babies Not Exclusively Breastfed In Nigeria
  • Oriental Energy Resources Limited Renders Free Medicare To 4,000 Villagers In A’Ibom Communities
  • Ugwuanyi Donates Security Vehicles To Army
  • Security Chiefs Behind Oil Bandits, Rivers Monarch Screams
  • 1,602 Bauchi Pilgrims To Perform 2018 Hajj
  • Obiano Marks 30th Wedding Anniversary, Promises More Efforts Against Erosion
  • Truck Drivers Parking On Highway Not Our Members—NARTO-Delta
  • DISGRACEFUL: Over 200 Children Live, Eat In C’River Dumpsite


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