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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, July 11, 2017


  • Lecturers, OAU workers in violent protest as court remand ex-VC in prison
  • Sanchez going nowhere, insists Wenger
  • Game of Thrones: Winter is here
  • US jails Nigeria’s Animasaun for $1m wire fraud
  • Seven ways to protect computers from hackers, malware
  • Glo introduces free data to subscribers
  • Ex-minister denies involvement in plot to unseat Osinbajo
  • INEC pastes notice of verification for Melaye’s recall
  • Policemen protest delayed salaries, say we borrow to eat
  • EFCC sent assassins after me, bugged my phones – Patience
  • Bankers arrested for defrauding customers of N150m
  • Fayose asks FEC to declare Buhari incapable, Ndume kicks
  • FULL LIST: RMD, Funke Akindele, Wizkid, Davido, Efe nominated for Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  • Hyenas, jackals’ll be ejected from the kingdom – Buhari’s wife
  • Trump son met Russian to get dirt on Clinton
  • Nigeria’s future rests on youth education, says World Bank
  • Protest hits Osogbo as police arrest anti-Aregbesola APC chieftain
  • Our tuition is free — UNILAG
  • Odegbami warns Eagles about Cameroon threat
  • Lagos govt ’ll tackle flooding, says Ambode
  • Remo players out of hospital
  • Court rejects Kachikwu’s printed speech in Omokore’s fraud trial
  • Watch your English even on social media (2)
  • Trade hits $3.8bn at I&E window, CBN sells $142m
  • Ondo FMC director risks one-month jail over doctors’ salaries
  • FG moves to insure national assets
  • Ikeme: Shorunmu warns Rohr over Enyeama, backs Akpeyi
  • Coping with Lagos’ rains
  • Reno Omokri and the celebration of ignorance
  • Masquerader chases student to death
  • INEC pastes notice of verification for Melaye’s recall
  • Cult members shoot dead NDA undergraduate
  • Money, phones disappear as police abandon accident victims
  • Floods: Govt to build retention pond for rainwater
  • Man hypnotises, has sex with 7 housewives
  • Kerosene explosion kills one in Akwa Ibom
  • Commuters stranded as BRT drivers protest non-payment of allowances




  • What do we make of a country where an individual owns a fleet of private jet…? — Okogie
  • Thousands flee California fires, state of emergency in British Columbia
  • 0809: Another brand name change coming
  • Igbo youths out of tune with what we want – Ohanaeze
  • Naira watch: Naira appreciates as NAFEX transactions hit $3.8bn
  • I am not part of any plot to remove Osinbajo, declares Bala Mohammed
  • Hyenas, Jackals will soon be sent out of the kingdom – Aisha Buhari
  • 16 Dead In US Military Plane Crash In Mississippi
  • Buhari Would Come Back Healthier — Orji Kalu
  • Heavy Down Pour Destroys Over 100 Houses, Displaced 2000 In Katsina
  • Chi Onwurah MP: “British, Not Nigerian”
  • ECOWAS: SIRA On Morocco’s Bid To Join
  • Restructuring, Only Way Forward —Alaafin
  • FG Begins Disbursement Of N701.9bn To GENCOs
  • NUP Accuses Ngige Of Ethnic Bias In Electricity Pensioners Crisis
  • Union Bank launches centenary celebration song at Fun TGIF Parties across Nigeria
  • Halting Infrastructure Decay through Decentralization
  • 2019: ACF Declines Support for Only Buhari
  • Protesters Block Imo Govt House over Eze Stool Tussle
  • 2018 W/Cup Qualifiers: Odegbami Warns Against Indomitable Lions
  • PDP: I’ll quit politics if S’Court Affirms Sheriff’s Faction – Bode George
  • New Hope for Nigerians Living With Autism
  • Rivers PDP Urges Monarchs to Ignore Apc’s Alleged Lies
  • I will marry a White man because Nigerian men are unfaithful – Actress, Sylvia Edem
  • Wizkid is a living legend while Davido is just on the path – Caesar the Fyahpan
  • Ooni of Ife honours Bunmi Omije Oju Mi as she drops ‘Testimony’ album
  • Davido Vs Wizkid: Who wins the supremacy contest?



The Guardian

  • Equities’ investors risk losing dividends over banks’ Eurobonds
  • Mosul victory marks win for Pentagon training plan
  • Unnamed Nigerians bid to host Joshua-Klitschko rematch in Abuja
  • ‘How to save Lagos from flood disasters, others’
  • Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee
  • India holds naval exercises with US, Japan
  • Inmates set Guyana prison ablaze, one officer dead after riot
  • Man sets self ablaze over alleged wife’s infidelity
  • Kwara youths threaten to recall Saraki
  • Reps summon Adamu over non-payment of salaries of unity colleges’ teachers
  • Lukaku pays gushing farewell to Everton
  • Farah steals show with thrilling finale in London
  • Renewed crisis threatens Nigeria’s Russia 2018 World Cup chances
  • Wimbledon set for mouthwatering ‘Manic Monday’ with Big Four in action
  • Kida hopeful FIBA won’t bar Nigeria from Afrobasket
  • Arsenal to release Sanchez to Man City for £80m
  • That Nigeria may be at peace
  • Red alert to rise in untreatable gonorrhoea
  • Osun bye-election: PDP’s victory evidence of unity, hard work, says Makarfi
  • I refused to beg Abacha, says Obasanjo
  • Adeleke’s victory and new realities in Osun politics
  • Insurer woos more investors with robust financial status
  • ‘Mobile electricity will provide cheaper, more reliable energy for homes, businesses’
  • Naira gains as CBN offers $450 million in one week
  • Will Nigeria survive Biafra?
  • NASS exceeded bounds on 2017 budget
  • Ooni offers N5 m for intending 2017 Queen Moremi Beauty Contest
  • ‘Spider-Man’ casts a wide web to top weekend box office
  • French ballet star wins plaudits with contemporary stagings in Moscow
  • Lagos in N3.1b Elephant Cement House deal, shops for contractors for repairs
  • Developer unfolds N600m Tetramanor Garden Estate
  • MOSOP tasks FG on monetary commitment to Ogoni cleanup
  • Prepare for heavier rainfall, Lagos warns residents
  • Tesla rolls out its first Model 3, and it’s Elon’s
  • Protecting health from climate change




  • CVR: INEC designates 11 new voter registration centres in Borno
  • Adeleke’s victory: Pointer to what to expect in 2019 general elections – Olopoenia
  • Presidency cabal in dilemma on Buhari -Fayose
  • Osun: More victories on the way for PDP – Bode George
  • Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi
  • LAUTECH: Ajimobi urges ASUU to end strike
  • Poor power generation worries Industrial advisory council
  • Godwin-Obaseki-Edo state Governor
  • My victory at Supreme Court, triumph of the people – Obaseki
  • Osun senatorial poll victory: Fayose congratulates Adeleke
  • AEDC reinforces 4,049 sub-stations to boost power supply
  • Jigawa farmers express concern over CBN delay of funds release on Anchor Borrower
  • FG announces partnership with UNWTO, CNN to boost creative industry
  • Low growth in fixed broadband penetration to persist in Africa – Dataxis
  • TechPlus 2017: FG highlights focus of 6 new ICT universities
  • NITDA decries non utilisation of Nigerian internet service point
  • We won’t allow our members to lose their jobs – PENGASSAN President
  • Ngige has failed to build on initiatives of past technocrats – NECA
  • NUP accuses Labour Minister of circumventing Pension Laws in favour of kinsmen
  • Ex PDP governorship candidate in Benue attacked
  • (Video) Fire hits #CamdenMarket in London
  • Two killed in Kwara communal clash
  • Gunmen Kill business woman in her shop
  • 29 rice farmers’ cluster groups benefit from CBN grant in Abia
  • NBMA signs MoU with NAQS, NASC on GMO regulation
  • Why we banned imported rice in Ebonyi – Gov Umahi
  • US ambassador pledges to spread the IYA “gospel”



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