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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The Guardian

  • Shiites allegedly killed in clash with soldiers
  • NNPC, others yet to remit $22.06b, N481.75b
  • Executive Orders: Separation of powers as enshrined in the constitution must be jealously guided – Akinlolu (SAN)
  • Lagos ex-speaker, Pelumi, others held over alleged murder of police chief
  • Again, FG, governors fail to agree on new minimum wage
  • Real Madrid sack Julen Lopetegui, appoints Solari
  • You lack powers to suspend, sack, SGF tells boards
  • Flood claims four-year-old boy, property in Lagos
  • Yakubu deplores foreign interference in internal elections
  • Fayose regains freedom, flays cleric over comment on tenure
  • Patience Jonathan, others ask court to unfreeze her accounts
  • Buhari lacks aptitude to lead Nigeria, says Ezekwesili
  • PRP, progressive forces won’t align with any group –Balarabe Musa
  • Bank of Agriculture to get N250 billion lifeline
  • German nurse serial killer on trial over 100 deaths
  • Osimhen returns to Eagles as Rohr invites Musa, Omeruo for South Africa, Uganda
  • Union wants BPE excluded from DisCos performance review
  • GOG nations worried about loss of $2 billion yearly to illegal fishing
  • Positive investors’ sentiments lift NSE’s indices by N105b



  • Tension Grips Abuja, Many Feared Killed in Shiites, Army Clashes
  • Strike Imminent as FG, Govs Fail to Agree on Minimum Wage
  • Take Nigeria’s Sorry State More Seriously, Obi Tells Osinbajo
  • Buhari: Era of Electoral Manipulation with Impunity Gone Forever
  • SGF: Boards Have No Power to Suspend CEOs of Parastatals
  • Shot Ekiti Lawmaker, Adedeji, is Dead
  • Anenih: Exit of a Political Colossus
  • Analysts Plead More Time for Visionscape to Prove Capacity
  • We’ve Confidence in INEC, Says APC
  • Indonesian Plane with 189 Aboard Crashes into Sea
  • Stakeholders Seek Speedy Implementation of Remedial Issues in NEITI Reports
  • MTN: We Are Relying on Courts to Settle Nigerian Dispute
  • Fraudsters Cloning Our Officials’ Facebook Accounts, DSS Alleges
  • Pirates Seize Eight Polish Crew, Three Others from Ship off Nigeria…
  • MTN Grows Subscriber Base to 225.4m, Pledges to List on NSE
  • Ijeh: Nigeria Needs to BeInvolved in Decision-making at Global Level



  • Govs hold emergency meeting today over minimum wage
  • Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan did nothing on infrastructure – Buhari
  • APC crisis: 36 more Reps may dump party before Nov 17
  • Buhari’s government is corrupt, says Ezekwesili
  • Quake rattles New Zealand as Harry, Meghan visit
  • US planning ‘tent cities’ for migrants, Trump says
  • After 13 days in EFCC custody, Fayose regains freedom
  • Buhari’s certificate: PDP’s court option, a waste of time, says Presidency
  • Accident: Young Shall Grow asked to compensate victims’ families
  • Okorocha attacks Udenwa, archbishop for supporting Uzodinma
  • Leah Sharibu: Family resorts to prayers over N100bn ransom
  • Adeosun, Fayemi, Alhassan still listed as ministers on state house website
  • Bring masterminds of Kaduna killings to justice, CAN tells FG
  • One term not enough to fix Nigeria, says Buhari
  • Policeman arrested for shooting driver over N50 bribe
  • Lagos command accuses ex-Speaker, Pelumi, others of killing policeman



  • Man, 38, allegedly rapes neighbour’s 2-yr-old girl
  • FRAUD: Fayose regains freedom after two weeks in EFCC custody
  • Police arrest 93 suspects over Kaduna crisis
  • Buhari flays PDP over 16 yrs infrastructure decay
  • Death, blood, as Shi’ites, soldiers clash in Abuja
  • We have records of Buhari’s WASC, Higher Qualifications—-Presidency
  • Nigeria ranks 33 out of 54 in overall governance in Africa
  • Customs seizes over 500 bales of fabrics in Imo
  • INSIDE BAYELSA IDPs CAMPS: Officials, youths steal relief materials at night, sell at dawn
  • European centre moves to checkmate electoral violence in Nigeria
  • Calabar CSOs protest over Leah Sharibu, Benue rape victim
  • Sani predicts doom for APC, wants Akpabio back in PDP
  • HOSTCOM crisis: Itsekiri youths petition Olu of Warri
  • UPU urges Okowa to implement reports on Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh crisis
  • Rakitic: Real Madrid were not clever
  • Kogi West PDP raises alarm over moles in its fold
  • Chelsea v Derby County: Moses dares Lampard’s side
  • N500m fraud: Ondo PDP chair, challenges Court’s jurisdiction
  • Basketball: Premier League teams disown league
  • Man, 38, allegedly rapes neighbour’s 2-yr-old girl
  • FRAUD: Fayose regains freedom after two weeks in EFCC custody
  • Strange man abducts boys from Abuja football field
  • 2019: Labour calls for restraint among politicians
  • Police arrest 93 suspects over Kaduna crisis


The Sun

  • Many dead as Shi’ites clash with soldiers, police in Abuja
  • Nnamdi Kanu: How I was smuggled out of Nigeria
  • 2019: Buhari’s man, Abba Ibrahim, says massive rigging won’t save APC
  • 2019: Igbo to produce senate president, says APC scribe
  • Anenih: End to inspiring chapter of nation’s history – Obasanjo, others
  • Anenih: …Uncommon politician, enigma, say Amosun, Igbinedion
  • Anenih was was charismatic elder statesman – IBB
  • Jubilation in Abia North/South as Kalu, Wabara make INEC list
  • FG’ll probe Customs, electricity firm’s exploitation, says Osinbajo
  • Olufemi Obafemi emerges winner of 2018 merit award
  • 2019: Why PDP’ll win Kwara again – Banu
  • Buhari’s agric policy: Cocoa farmers pledge to support Edo APC
  • Delta SSG’s brother, others dump PDP for APC
  • 19,000 displaced by Adamawa communal clash –SEMA Gombe
  • Era of awarding votes over –Buhari
  • Kaduna violence: Police arraigns
  • 43 suspects, 50 under probe
  • Delta SSG’s brother, others dump PDP for APC
  • Export cargoes bypass inspection at Apapa port –NAQS
  • PSC: NNPC to pay $8bn in arbitration claims


The Nation

  • Jonathan mourns mentor, nationalist
  • Policeman arrested for allegedly shooting driver
  • Buhari: vote fraud era gone
  • BPE to raise N300b for Budget 2018 funding
  • PDP alleges smear campaign against Atiku
  • Goemai endorses Lalong for second term
  • Obaseki commences restructuring of state-owned media organisations
  • We’re not in business of deceiving Nigerians – Osinbajo
  • Chief Anenih was a mentor – Makarfi
  • How wage increase will boost economy, by NLC chief Wabba
  • Senator under fire for ‘saying Buhari’ll lose in Northeast’
  • Aboru residents groan as flood wreaks havoc
  • NDLEA freezes suspected Tramadol importer’s accounts
  • Rotary Club of Omole-Golden fights polio
  • Lagos Assembly calls for caution on ‘Operation Velvet’
  • Police arrest suspected hackers, robbers
  • Analysts plead time for Visionscape
  • NSCDC bursts ‘illegal’ security network, recover weapons
  • Driver held for ‘raping’ two-year-old girl



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