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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, July 3, 2018


  • Osinbajo meets IG as policemen protest in Maiduguri
  • Macron to open Alliance Francaise headquarters in Ikoyi
  • National Assembly sends revised Electoral Act bill to Buhari
  • Court grants Dasuki N200m bail, declares ex-NSA detention illegal
  • Killings: Miyetti Allah rejects calls for service chiefs’ sacking
  • Giwa takes over NFF as FG asks Pinnick to quit
  • Ex-minister Wakil, others arraigned for alleged N341m fraud
  • Nigeria needs N234bn to control population explosion – Minister
  • SON seizes 21 containers of substandard tyres
  • NEITI assists FG to recover $3bn from oil firms
  • Lagos DCO allegedly leads policemen to Ondo filling station, takes N5m
  • Tanker fire death rises to 12, LASG to try driver
  • Mikel Obi’s father rescued from kidnappers again
  • 2019: I’m better educated than Buhari, says Turaki
  • Cloned PVCs: Atiku warns online platform boss against interfering with elections
  • Doogee launches five smartphones in Nigeria
  • Fayose accuses police, INEC, Fayemi of rigging plot
  • New Bauchi deputy gov sworn in
  • 800 to benefit from Kakanfo, UCH free eye treatment
  • No university pays salary ahead of me – UNIOSUN VC
  • Cross River lawyers protest over pay



The Nation

  • Gowon to Buhari: deal with culprits
  • Riot policemen protest unpaid five months stipends
  • Court sacks Kwara monarch
  • Corrupt politicians fueling insecurity, says Presidency
  • Plateau: 21 suspects held
  • I’ve no hands in killings, says Jang
  • Killings unacceptable, says Adeboye
  • Boko Haram: EFCC seizes N1b hotel from ex-presidential aide
  • EFCC has secured 139 convictions, says spokesman
  • 350 Nigerians owing banks N5.8tr, says NLC
  • Equities open second half with N120b loss
  • Air Namibia begins direct flight to Lagos
  • Air Peace decorates first woman captain
  • Businessman docked for alleged N8m Canadian visa scam
  • One dead, 100 houses destroyed in Katsina rainstorm
  • Kidnapped Ebonyi siblings freed
  • Osun, firm sign pact to generate 30MW from solar energy




  • Herdsmen, B’Haram Killed 1,750 Christians In First Six Months Of 2018—Intersociety
  • Extradition: We’ve Not Taken Action against Kashamu, NDLEA Tells Court
  • 48-Yr-Old Paedophile Bags 60 Years Imprisonment
  • Rice Smuggling: NUTGTWN Urges FG To Hasten Closure Of Border With Benin Rep
  • Oil Firms Attempting To Sabotage Local Content Initiative — NCDMB
  • N341m 2015 Election Funds: EFCC Docks Ex-Power Minister, Four Others
  • Aggrieved Ex-Militants Write Buhari, Dokubo Over 5yrs Suit on Non-Inclusion
  • Apapa Wharf Road : Contractor Reassures Of July Completion Deadline
  • Oshiomhole’s Transparency’ll Boost My Gov Ambition —Abe
  • Edo Govt’s Agents Destroying My Constituency Projects —Urhoghide
  • Imo Assembly Fails To Get Quorum For Deputy Gov’s Impeachment
  • Kwara Gov Bans Charcoal Production, Trade
  • Otedola Bridge Tanker Fire: NGO Lauds Lagos Govt Over Survivors Medical Bills
  • I Gave My Mother N50,000 From Proceeds Of My First Robbery—Suspect



The Guardian

  • NASS reviews stance, backs Buhari on poll sequence
  • Pinnick’s job on the line as Dalung tells NFF to obey court ruling
  • Macron to commission Alliance Francaise complex tomorrow
  • Manufacturing index expands further on sustained central bank’s intervention
  • Gunshots as police protest against non-payment in Borno
  • INEC to begin systems upgrade for card readers, debunks PVCs sale online
  • Kebbi, Kogi, Bauchi record lowest crimes in 2017, says NBS
  • Security concerns stall Ogoni, FG’s oil exploration talks
  • Minister urges state government’s to review population policy
  • Enugu police rescue Mikel Obi’s father from abductors
  • Soldiers will not be deployed for poll, INEC chairman pledges
  • Real Madrid deny Neymar bid
  • Cousins to ink one-year deal with stacked Warriors
  • Federer cruises pass Lajovic at Wimbledon opening day
  • Russian ladies who won’t celebrate World Cup success
  • Third batch winners of Glo promo depart for Russia
  • England faces first real test as Colombia battles Three Lions for quarterfinal ticket
  • Lagos cooperatives investment hits N152 billion
  • Russia’s Rosatam signs MoU with Rwanda’s government on nuclear energy
  • N149bn exploration commitments in new basins find no commercial oil
  • For the sake of our nation
  • Is Buhari dissimulating?
  • Restructuring: Has APC deceived Nigerians?
  • Buhari’s returning officer, Baba-Ahmed quits APC
  • Don’t assign Amina Zakari to Ekiti, Fayose tells electoral commission
  • What APC fears most about 2019 – Ghali Na’abba




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  • Kane’s Eyes on the Golden Shoes of Russia 2018
  • African Senior Athletics Championship’ll Pass CAA Test, Says Alli
  • Cavani’s Injury Worries Uruguay FA Ahead of Clash with France
  • Japan Stunned by Manner of Defeat, Says Coach
  • Save Nigeria from Avoidable Doom or Step Aside, Catholic Bishops Tell…
  • Japan Stunned by Manner of Defeat, Says Coach
  • Save Nigeria from Avoidable Doom or Step Aside, Catholic Bishops Tell…
  • Commotion as Police Officers Protest Unpaid Allowance in Maiduguri
  • $3.3bn Total’s Egina FPSO Departs to Offshore Field in Few Weeks
  • FG Complies with Supreme Court Verdict, Sacks NFF President, Pinnick
  • APC Crisis: nPDP in Crucial Meeting in Abuja
  • Conspiracy Against Buhari Will Fail, Says Presidency
  • French President, Macron to Inaugurate New Alliance Francaise in Lagos Tomorrow
  • Again, Court Orders Release of Dasuki on Bail
  • EFCC Arraigns Former Minister, Wakil, Four Others over N341m Fraud
  • Dangote Inaugurates Cement Warehouse in Imo
  • Cholera Claims 15 Lives as Katsina Records 132 Cases
  • We Won’t Disappoint Ekiti Electorate, Says INEC
  • Okorocha: Herdsmen Killings Beyond Religion
  • NDLEA: We Are Not Taking Action against Kashamu on Extradition
  • INEC Raises the Alarm Over Uncollected 206,098 PVCs in Enugu
  • 4tn AMCON Debt: NLC Calls on FG to Arrest Debtors
  • Military Arrests Another 11 Suspects over Plateau Killings
  • Osinbajo: 12,712 Oyo State Residents Benefit from MarketMoni
  • Temile Signs $120m Ship Building Contract
  • All-Share Index Sheds 0.87% as Market Opens Second Half on Negative…
  • Outrageous Lies about Nigeria’s Refineries




  • Lagos APC alerts members, public of fake website
  • FRSC tasks NUPENG-PTD on safety
  • Pen Cinema Flyover: Lagos allays fear of stakeholders over compensation
  • Lagos govt urges youth to avoid negative lifestyles, plan ahead
  • Okorocha flags off professional development programme for teachers
  • Katsina LG registers 1,200 farmers for wet season maize production
  • Killings: Secondus calls for International inquest
  • Kayode Mining: FG trains MDAs’ officials on NMRDSS
  • Fayemi asks court to reverse self on suit brought against him by govt
  • PDP decries Borno police protest over non-payment of allowance
  • Plateau massacre: Our hearts bleed – SMBLF
  • PDP is jittery over people’s acceptance, support for Omisore in Osun SDP —State chairman
  • Buhari inaugurates N300m ecological project in Bauchi
  • Police protest: Presidency summons IGP
  • Ekiti election: Police, others to deploy 30,000 personnel
  • Applicant remanded in prison for allegedly impregnating 12-year-old girl
  • Applicant bags 1 week in prison for stealing
  • Court jails labourers 8 months for cheating, theft
  • Woman in court over alleged theft of employer’s money
  • FBI arrests man who planned to bomb Cleveland July 4 event
  • Family of 11 may have hanged themselves for ‘spiritual salvation’
  • PM must deliver hard Brexit or face revolt ― Rees-Mogg
  • Mexico leftist vows no tolerance on corruption after historic win
  • Kebbi records lowest number of reported crimes in 2017 ―NBS
  • NSE opens for July with 0.87% loss
  • Air Peace, Benue seal deal on flights to Makurdi
  • Nigeria to earn $5.60bn in taxes, Schlumberger $724m oil finance deal ―Baru


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