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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, July 31, 2018


  • Saraki, Dogara condemn eight lawmakers’plot to impeach Ortom
  • Adamu attacking me to save self from EFCC – Saraki
  • There’re attempts to sack me as Deputy Senate President –Ekweremadu
  • Frequent electricity tariff hike despite N123bn bailout is injustice —Dogara
  • Three Ogun INEC officials remanded for money laundering
  • 15-year-old girl escapes from Boko Haram
  • EFCC accuses Benue governor of N22bn fraud
  • FG may inject N300bn into auto industry
  • FG to refund Anambra N37.9bn spent on roads – Umeh
  • Nigerians are dying aimlessly, mindlessly –Kukah
  • NLC slams el-Rufai for not paying salaries, pensions
  • With seven commissioners, RMAFC can’t form quorum
  • NSE lifts suspension on Universal Insurance’s shares
  • Misplaced bag found after SARS men tortured innocent driver
  • Osun poll: Secondus moves to reconcile Adeleke, Ogunbiyi
  • Plateau killings: Imam who saved 300 Christians to get national honour
  • Kano Assembly Speaker removed, replaced by former Speaker
  • Ekiti LG official found dead in a well
  • Ondo man defiles three-year-old, residents allege cover-up



The Nation

  • Buhari ‘not bothered’ about defections in APC
  • Buhari directs minister to convene education summit
  • EFCC arraigns PDP chief, INEC officials for alleged N179.8m fraud
  • NAFDAC seizes 3,300kg of banned frozen vegetables
  • Yuan sale by CBN excites traders
  • Insurgents killed in Borno air raid
  • YouWin awardees protest non-release of take-off grant
  • Minimum wage panel to end negotiation next month, says NLC boss
  • Asset declaration discrepancy: Anglican Church defends Ekweremadu
  • Insecurity: Ex-envoys back ranching, state police
  • Air Peace for Monrovia-Abuja-Accra routes
  • Konga to re-launch pay on delivery
  • APC sacks pro-Saraki exco
  • Confusion as 12 lawmakers seek to impeach Ortom
  • Account for N200b during your tenure, Okorocha tells Ohakim
  • 2019: Ex Gov Yero declares for Kaduna guber race
  • 11,000 Ekiti N-Power beneficiaries back Buhari
  • LAUTECH students protest expulsion of colleagues
  • Nine-year-old-girl develops website, mobile app




  • 8m Fraud: EFCC Docks 3 INEC Officials
  • W/Bank Energy Financing In Nigeria, Others Increase By $7.7bn
  • Electricity Tariff Rises By 142% In 10 Years
  • Housing Problem Worsens Despite Govt’s Policies – NACC
  • We’ve Rescued Over 500 Human Trafficking Victims In Edo — NAPTIP
  • 2019: Deregister Corrupt Political Parties, Agoro Tells INEC
  • Nigeria Should Invest In Gas To Boost Economy – Abazie
  • Fresh Industrial Unrest Looms At Varsities Over N8bn Earned Allowance
  • Imo Lawmakers Defy Court Injunction, Impeach Madumere
  • Maiduguri Tricycle Operators Protest Police Extortion
  • Duke Vows To Rejuvenate Tourism In Cross River
  • Ilaje Non-Violent, Yet Most Deprived N-Delta Ethnic Group – IYC President
  • Strange Man Steals 3-Yr-Old Twin Boys In Bayelsa
  • Crack Among New Ibadan Kings: Oluyole LG Monarch Restores Olubadan’s Salary




  • PDP, rAPC Warn against Derailment of Democracy
  • Kwara APC Stakeholders Shelve Planned Protest against Saraki
  • Seeing Beyond Impossibilities in Digital World
  • Buhari to Honour Imam Who Rescued 300 Plateau Christians
  • APC Dissolves Kwara State Executive Committee
  • India Trains 22 Nigerian Diplomats
  • Tighter Supply Outlook Shores up Crude Oil Prices to $75
  • BEDC Inaugurates 1,694 Transformers to Boost Power Supply
  • Buhari: I Am Not Bothered by Defections
  • Senator Adamu is a Deceptive, Selfish, Latter Day Supporter of…
  • West, Central African Leaders Decry Herders’ Violence against Farmers
  • Bandits Kill Three, Abducts Nursing Mothers, Five Others in Kaduna
  • Group, Beneficiaries Laud FG’s Social Investment Programmes
  • Ganduje: I Have No Hand in Speaker’s Impeachment
  • Stone Allusion: Omokri Condemns Minister’s Choice of Words
  • US Envoy: 24.9m Persons Trapped in Slavery
  • Move by 8 Lawmakers to Impeach Ortom Desecration of Legislative…
  • All-Share Index Rises 0.84% as Market Opens Week Bullish
  • Benue Crisis: We’ll Frustrate Efforts to Reconvene from Recess, Says House…
  • Quality Healthcare Delivery Requires Cooperation of Everyone, FG Tells NMA
  • NBS: National Disposable Income Declined by 1.52% in 2017
  • Bandits Kill Three, Abduct Nursing Mothers in Kaduna
  • Panic in Ekiti as LG Officer Commits Suicide
  • I wasn’t Aware of Speaker’s Removal, Says Kano Gov
  • Kachikwu: Nigeria’s Refining Demand May Stretch Oil Production
  • Fidelity Bank Partners WorldRemit
  • W’Bank Highlights Logistics Gaps in Global Trade
  • BPE Recommends Body to Tackle Power Sector Challenges




  • 15, 20 aspirants not enough, more should declare Oyo gov ambition – Ajimobi
  • Ortom impeachment: Don’t ridicule us before comity of civilised nations — Makarfi
  • Saraki, Dogara say Benue impeachment move desecration of legislative sanctity
  • PDP NWC condemns plot against Ortom
  • Defections: How Buhari will win 2019 presidential election — Festus Keyamo
  • 15, 20 aspirants not enough, more should declare Oyo gov ambition – Ajimobi
  • BREAKING: Fire guts Ecobank as tanker supllying fuel explodes
  • Ortom impeachment: Don’t ridicule us before comity of civilised nations — Makarfi
  • Civil servants in Gombe honour Hashidu, stayed away from work
  • We will retire you from politics, APC replies Senator Hunkuyi
  • Ebonyi Council boss donates 500 bags of fertilisers to farmers
  • YouWin! Connect winners to get grants soon ― Finance ministry
  • FETHA CMD denies allegation of financial impropriety
  • Saraki, Dogara say Benue impeachment move desecration of legislative sanct
  • Suspected ritualists abduct twins in Yenagoa
  • 25-year-old man hangs self in Ondo
  • Army, police arrest six robbery, kidnap suspects in Kogi State
  • Doctor, nurse arrested over abortion that led to death
  • Police officers fired for using coin-flip app to determine arrest
  • India strips four million of citizenship
  • Zimbabweans vote in first election without Mugabe
  • Groom, 12 relatives, killed in wedding day crash
  • Medical laboratory scientist canvasses regular screening for hepatitis
  • Edo Govt to partner NYSC to boost education, health care in rural area
  • World Friendship Day: Clergy solicits more inter-ethnic marriages
  • 41 persons convicted for human trafficking offences ― NAPTIP
  • How to make Nigerian chapman drink
  • Three natural steps to whiten your teeth
  • How to raise effective team for optimal results —Pastor Jaiyebo


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