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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, July 10, 2018


  • Buhari to inaugurate Abuja light rail Thursday
  • Osinbajo advocates awareness about depression
  • Govs refusing to sign death warrants of 1, 832 inmates — AGF
  • Plateau mayhem: US demands prosecution of killers
  • End estimated billing, enforce metering, FG orders NERC
  • FG, states grow external debt by 114% under Buhari
  • Adeosun applied for exemption, alleged forged certificate under probe –NYSC
  • Alleged forgery: Two suits seek Adeosun’s sacking, prosecution
  • NAUS urges FG to build technology hubs for graduates
  • Obasanjo makes surprise appearance at PDP rally
  • PDP, SDP, R-APC, 36 others form alliance against Buhari
  • Policemen chase, force student to jump off Lagos bridge
  • Igbo groups team up against herdsmen invasion
  • 2019: North-West lawmakers, Arewa youths clash over Buhari’s endorsement
  • Ekiti poll: Oshiomhole, Kalu woo workers, Igbo for Fayemi
  • Ekiti poll: Fayemi gives free fuel to okada riders
  • Obiano vows to jail errant market leaders
  • 2019: I’m not interested in Delta governorship, says Kachikwu
  • Akanji wears Eagles jersey amidst dual nationality protests



The Nation

  • 2019: PDP, 38 parties form coalition against Buhari
  • Man sentenced to death for killing son
  • NNPC eyes 3.4bscfd domestic gas supply
  • Béninoise police detain 50 Nigerian students, parents claim
  • Troops kill 15 insurgents in Borno
  • 38, 051 IDPs taking refuge in 31 Camps in Plateau – SEMA
  • Police arrest suspected killer of ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter
  • Oyo NLC shuts MTN offices in Ibadan
  • Ovia urges NAICOM, NCC, CBN on financial inclusion
  • Agbakoba: Creation of state police more than necessary
  • APC solution to four years of frustration in Ekiti, says Tinubu
  • Obasanjo storms PDP rally in Ogun
  • FCT now Nigeria’s fourth most populous city
  • Plateau Assembly seeks security agents’ support over killings
  • Land acquisition: Deaf, dumb protest in Ibadan
  • Enugu builds N18m physiotherapy centre for Rangers FC
  • Vanguard publisher, varsities to celebrate JP Clark




  • FG To Drive Economic Devpt with Executive Order No 5
  • FG’s Borrowings for 2018 Budget to Hit N2tr — FSDH
  • Confusion as INEC stakeholders meeting in Ekiti ends in rowdy session
  • Breastfeeding: NAFDAC Decries Continued Violation of BMS Code
  • CPC Focuses On Lagos Markets to Avert Re-Bagging Of Expired Products
  • Nigeria Must See Healthcare Delivery as Business Not Social Service — OKULAJA
  • $25bn Oil contract scam: PDP challenges Buhari to speak up
  • State Police Needed; FG Can’t Guarantee Security—Urhoghide
  • Intersociety Calls for Disbandment of CAN For Cancelling Christian Protest
  • Remain Non-Partisan, Oba of Benin Tells Traditional Rulers
  • African Athletics Championship Delta Gets CAA Pass Mark
  • Ofehe Declares For Delta Governorship
  • 2019: Henry Ofulu Declares For Delta Assembly
  • Ikeduru Stakeholders Endorse Dennis Okwu for Imo House
  • Pro-Biafra Groups Move To Unite Igbo Leaders on Secession
  • Omeruo Not Listed In Chelsea Squad




  • Army Releases 183 Kids Involved in Insurgency to Borno Govt, UN
  • Obasanjo Storms Ogun PDP Rally, Rekindles Hope
  • Pervading Air of Bravura
  • FG to Build N10bn Rice Mills in 10 States
  • PDP, rAPC, SDP, 37 Parties Form Coalition against APC
  • UK Warns against Rigging of Ekiti Governorship Election
  • Obasanjo Storms Ogun PDP Rally, Rekindles Hope
  • Pervading Air of Bravura
  • FG to Build N10bn Rice Mills in 10 States
  • PDP, rAPC, SDP, 37 Parties Form Coalition against APC
  • UK Warns against Rigging of Ekiti Governorship Election
  • NNPC Signs Agreement with Shell, Seplat, Oando, Others to Implement $3.7bn…
  • Despite Drop in NPLs, Banks Still Cautious about Lending
  • FG Asks Discos to Deliver Power or Quit
  • Soldier, Policeman, Lecturer, 97 Other Nigerian Pilgrims Abscond in Israel
  • Ekiti Election: INEC Justifies Deployment of 30,000 Police Personnel
  • MAN, Labour, DIBAN, Others Resist 500% Tariff Increase
  • Shipping Lines to Impose N54bn Congestion Levy as Industrial Action Paralyses Ports
  • NLC Shuts Down MTN Offices in Lagos, Bauchi, Kano over Anti-Labour Practices
  • Despite Drop in NPLs, Banks Still Cautious about Lending
  • Customs Arrest Two Men for Illegally Importing 200,000 Live Cartridges Into…
  • Ijaw Youth Demand Implementation of APC Report on Restructuring
  • Peace, Stepping Stone to Rapid Development, Says Ugwuanyi
  • Okowa-for-2019 Group Holds Solidarity Rally in Agbor
  • Ecobank Nigeria MD, Kie, Quits Ecobank Group
  • Survey: Households Favour Lower Interest Rate
  • All-Share Index Rises 0.06 as Equities Market Opens on Positive…
  • Heritage Bank Supports SMEs



The Guardian

  • 2018 budget shortfalls, others may raise debt to N25 trillion
  • PDP, 38 parties ratify unity candidates for 2019 polls
  • Goals of executive order, by Onu
  • Buhari to commission $823.5m Abuja light rail on Thursday
  • Croatia’s coach fired for inciting video after win over Russia
  • Survivors of deadly Japan floods face uncertain future
  • Tenth boy escapes Thai cave as hopes rise all will survive
  • Freed from cave, but doctor’s orders bar Thai boys from World Cup final
  • Stakeholders to brainstorm on reforms in oil, gas industry
  • ‘Kaduna, nine others to get N10.7 billion rice mill Dec. 2019’
  • Lawyer asks court to sack Adeosun, order refund of salaries
  • Kane, Lukaku or Mbappe? Who wins the golden boot?
  • Rooney lauds ‘fantastic’ England World Cup: ‘We believe’
  • ‘I’m just getting started’: Serena warns Wimbledon rivals
  • France and Belgium battle for place in World Cup final
  • Belgium, France go to war for final ticket
  • Come, support your team, FIFA’s envoy tells English fans
  • PayStack partners Truecaller to enable more African businesses accept online payments
  • Progressive policy, long term growth, others crucial to MSMEs sustainability
  • Dangote Cement, others lift NSE indices by N8billion
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses: What law-abiding citizens!
  • Nigeria: Descending to slaughter land
  • As APC brings federal might to Ekiti State
  • Groups ask youths to obtain PVCs ahead of 2019, say Ekiti poll is litmus test
  • Jubilation as Obasanjo storms Abeokuta PDP rally




  • APGA wants relocation of proposed ranching lands in Nasarawa
  • EEDC to tackle mental health education in 6 geopolitical zones
  • NUC may lift ban on distance learning in varsities
  • LASG to recover Right of Way (RoW) in Badagry hinterland
  • Adebutu berated Ogun State government over what he called misplaced priority
  • 2019: I’m joining Ogun governorship race to provide good governance ―Adebutu
  • Benue Gov to pay N1bn counterpart fund to ease rural roads
  • Galadima, Oyinlola, others storm party merger meeting
  • TUC gets new executives in Anambra
  • 184 kids associated with arms transferred to UN authorities
  • Engineer charged with crushing fan after watching World Cup matches
  • Man remanded in prison over alleged rape of 5-year-old
  • Driver arraigned for allegedly killing 3 pedestrians
  • Student remanded for robbing man of N100,000 at gun-point
  • Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit secretary
  • Four more boys rescued from Thai cave
  • UK mother poisoned with nerve agent Novichok dies
  • Japan floods: Death toll rises as PM warns of ‘race against time’
  • FG signs MoU with Indian firm to procure 10 integrated large rice mills
  • 8bn collected at Seme border in 6 months ―Customs
  • Federal-Mortgage-Bank-of-Nigeria
  • How governors frustrate mortgage development ―NMRC
  • NAICOM to launch NIIDP to promote financial participation in Nigeria
  • UNICEF pledges more support to Nasarawa Govt to meet child needs
  • Kaduna community blames bad road for high rate of miscarriages
  • Family planning, birth spacing key to sustainable healthy population ―NPopC
  • 72,000 cancer patients die annually in Nigeria ― Expert


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