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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, June 19, 2018


  • At last, Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday
  • ISIS sneaking jihadists into Nigeria from Syria, says report
  • Killings: Air force deploys two helicopters in Zamfara
  • Police arrest eight cultists, gunmen kill four in Plateau
  • 100,000 children lack access to polio vaccines —Minister
  • Nigeria badminton team depart for I’Coast tourney
  • 10,291 manufacturing jobs lost in 2017 – MAN
  • Students must do problem-solving projects, not theses –Tech-U VC
  • Two schools to represent Nigeria at Chinese language competition
  • Wike swears in LG chairmen
  • 2019: Oyinlola, Mimiko visit Ladoja over merger
  • I’m still in Delta senatorial race, says Uduaghan
  • Adamawa declares three days mourning over CoS’ death
  • Lagos CP sacks police anti-cultism unit over corruption
  • LASTMA officials ‘detain’ schoolchildren over driver’s traffic offence
  • Oluwo donates N1.5bn medical equipment
  • FUTO VC decries increase in destitution
  • SARS operatives allegedly invade hostel, brutalise AAUA students
  • Cholera claims 15 in Bida



The Nation

  • Buhari rules out talks with aggrieved nPDP leaders
  • Saraki leads Senate delegation to Russia
  • 1500 Nigerians in Italian prisons, says envoy
  • AGF can defend UK agencies against Diezani’s ally, says court
  • Rice smuggling: Fed Govt to shut land border
  • Thai rice poisonous, Ogbeh warns
  • NAFDAC wants stiffer penalty for drug counterfeiters
  • JAMB fixes 2018 admission policy meeting for next week
  • Minister: support Buhari to end killings
  • UN chief condoles with Nigeria over Borno attacks
  • Dangote builds N2b housing estate for IDPs
  • 42 posts up for grabs at APC convention
  • Ibadan masquerade: Olubadan, Ibadan kings disagree on directive
  • Ex-Olubadan’s son joins Oyo governorship race
  • Ekitiparapo to meet in Lagos June 24




  • Osinbajo, Oyegun Storm Ekiti For Fayemi’s Campaign
  • Buhari unhappy with 2018 budget passed by NASS — Presidency source
  • Zamfara killings: 3,500 IDPs flee to Katsina
  • FG to commence artificial insemination of cows to boost milk production
  • FG Cautioned Against Sending More Troops To Niger Delta
  • FG To Provide 10,000 Tractors For Farmers
  • Pinnick: Eagles Can Still Advance
  • Gas pipeline rupture disrupts supply to 6 power stations
  • Gunmen Kill, Bury NNPC Staff Member In Rivers After Collecting Ransom
  • AfCFTA: LCCI, NOTN Present Alternative Action Plan, To Profile Investment Opportunities
  • IPDI Urges Okowa To Probe Yearly Ogbe-Ijoh Market Fire
  • Ojougboh’s Move To Unseat Okowa Ridiculous—Nwagwor
  • Ijaw Leaders Back Amaechi On Ijaw Governor In Rivers
  • Obuah Urges INEC, Security Agencies To Learn From Rivers’ Polls


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