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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Guardian

  • ZANU-PF wins most seats in Zimbabwe parliament
  • Plot to impeach Ortom unconstitutional, says Buhari
  • Nigeria’s crude oil production may rise by 180,000bpd next year
  • Trump could raise tariffs further on Chinese goods
  • ITTF’s ranking earns Quadri World Cup spot in France
  • Army to collaborate with Borno hunters to fight Boko Haram terrorists
  • Trump predicts Iran talks ‘pretty soon’
  • Trump campaigns in Florida, claims ‘most popular’ title
  • North Korea remains ‘likely to be American’
  • Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
  • Dozens injured in Mexican plane crash
  • Nigeria’s medals prospect, as Asaba 2018 African Athletics Championships begin
  • Man United holds on to beat Real Madrid
  • Dalung faults AGF over alleged directive from Buhari on NFF’s crisis
  • Three-time Slam winner Wawrinka ousted by qualifier Young
  • Ikeja Golf Club unveils 50th anniversary plans
  • Tokyo stocks rally on brisk earnings
  • Calabar Port idle with shallow water channel
  • Manufacturing index, inventories slowly expanded in July
  • When the king becomes a servant
  • From looting to sharing the ‘national cake’
  • Houses of Assembly as governors’ political umbilicus
  • Nigeria ambassador to South Africa resigns, joins PDP
  • More aspirants join governorship race in Kaduna, Ogun, Abia
  • Serena Williams Loses In The Most One-Sided Defeat Of Her Career (Video)
  • He Loves Me But Won’t Commit
  • Check Out Nigerians’ Favourite Memories Of Nollywood Films




  • Police arrest 47 year old ex-cultist for illegal gun possession
  • ‘Revive, preserve Ife’s cultural heritage’
  • Human trafficking portraying Nigeria as lawless country ― FG
  • President Buhari SE support group: Onu/Okorocha in leadership war
  • 2019: S/W politicians must explore unity, work across cultural lines ― Bode George
  • After extensive consultations, I’ve decided to take my leave from APC
  • Policemen chase assembly staff out of complex
  • Handle Naira with care ― CBN
  • Kwara Assembly probes member over fraud allegations
  • 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
  • Facebook uncovers attempts to influence upcoming US elections
  • Car bomb kills at least 10 in Philippines
  • Police officers fired for using coin-flip app to determine arrest
  • India strips four million of citizenship
  • Handle Naira with care ― CBN
  • H1 2018: Sterling Bank reports 63.4% profit leap
  • ACCI to partner Ondo govt on industrial revolution
  • DBN partners LAPO microfinance bank to finance 10,000 MSMEs
  • Minister, NMA offer free surgery, medication in Gombe
  • USAID donates medical equipment to 169 Kogi health facilities
  • NAFDAC seizes medical devices, expired drugs at Enugu airport
  • Medical laboratory scientist canvasses regular screening for hepatitis
  • How to make Nigerian chapman drink
  • Three natural steps to whiten your teeth
  • How to raise effective team for optimal results —Pastor Jaiyebo
  • How to Download YouTube Videos on your Phone
  • After extensive consultations, I’ve decided to take my leave from APC
  • 2019: ADC newly found bride for most Nigerians —Former Reps member
  • Just in: Deputy senate president, Ekweremadu, in EFCC custody
  • I will never dump APC for PDP ― Kalu
  • Ortom: Those blaming Buhari are against Nigeria’s clean-up ― Presidency




  • Impeached Benue speaker, two others to face contempt charge
  • Customs Seizes 68 Cartons of Tramadol, 120 kg Indian Hemp in…
  • Containerised Bulk Cargo Haulage Spikes Growth at Ikorodu Lighter Terminal
  • Ugwuanyi Seeks Ties with ICAN on Management of Public Funds
  • Fake Soldier Sentenced to Three Years Imprisonment in Niger
  • Medical Tourism Key to Driving Economic Growth, Says NAMFI
  • FG Trains Monarchs, Others on Peace Building in Nasarawa
  • Saraki, Ahmed, Ibeto Finally Defect to PDP
  • Nigeria Lost N3.8tn to Oil Theft in Two Years, Says NNRC…
  • Defection Alters Balance of Power in the Senate
  • Presidency Dissociates Buhari from Impeachment Move against Ortom
  • Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola
  • FG Appoints TCN to Manage N72bn Planned Investment in Discos
  • Contributory Pension: Obaseki Presents N7.3m Benefits to Next-of-Kin
  • N-Power: 7,425 Kogi Unemployed Graduates to Benefit from Second Batch
  • EFCC Quizzes Ekweremadu
  • Buhari Emerges New ECOWAS Chairman
  • Doctors Have Certified Me Medically Fit, Says Obasanjo
  • Judges Boycott Swearing-in of New Deputy Gov of Imo as Court…
  • BBOG Accuses Military of Secret Burial of Fallen Soldiers
  • Kogi Federal Lawmakers Accuse Gov Bello of Acts of Terror
  • You Have No Powers to Sack Us, Kwara APC Tells Oshiomhole,…
  • SON Evacuates Unfortified Food Products from Markets Nationwide
  • Orji Kalu Loses Bid to Stop N7.2bn Corruption Trial
  • Court Discharges Bafarawa over N15bn Alleged Fraud
  • Red Star Express Records N8.4bn Turnover
  • CEOs Foresee Bright Economic Prospects
  • Again, Manufacturing PMI Maintains Expansion
  • Trustfund Parleys Employers on Pension Challenges




  • Saraki, Kwara governor dump APC, join PDP
  • EFCC detains Ekweremadu over 22 properties
  • Nigeria’s ambassador to S’Africa resigns, dumps APC for PDP
  • Appeal Court delivers judgment in elections’ sequence suit today
  • EFCC loses N15bn case against ex-Sokoto gov, Bafarawa
  • 6bn fraud: You’ve case to answer, court tells Orji Kalu
  • Fake soldier bags three years for N7m job scam
  • Kaduna to appeal acquittal of 100 Shi’ites
  • Imam who saved 300 lives meets Buhari today
  • 8tn lost to oil theft in 2016 – NNRC
  • We’re ready to quit, resell firms at discounts – Power distributors
  • FG moves to protect patients from unfair medical treatment
  • Home delivery, local circumcision leading causes of hepatitis — Minister
  • Non-professionals should not run pharmacies — NAFDAC
  • Obasanjo advises Nigerians to shun medical tourism
  • 43 Nigerian traffickers jailed in one year – NAPTIP
  • Herdsmen killings: Plateau approves bill to prosecute suspects in Jos
  • AI decries Zamfara crisis, says 371 killed in seven months
  • Pregnant women in Bayelsa to receive N3,000 monthly allowance
  • Impeachment threat: Kano deputy gov seeks police, DSS protection
  • No plan to place religious leaders on salary – Lagos
  • Motorist threatened and killed our son, family of slain traffic warden laments
  • Guard rapes 13-year-old stepdaughter, mother poisons victim



The Nation

  • Buhari elected ECOWAS Chairmansinbajo launches Patient Bill of Rights
  • I won’t defect from APC, says House Deputy Speaker
  • Court frees 100 Shi’ites
  • Court clears Bafarawa, three others of N13b fraud
  • Ex-envoys to Buhari: review Nigeria’s security, social structure
  • FAO warns over looming food shortage in Nigeria
  • PenCom enrols retiring Fed Govt employees in Lagos, Ogun
  • Businesses ‘spend N5tr’ yearly on generators
  • Promasidor gets BoI’s N5.6b loan
  • Tinubu to build faculty complex at LASU
  • Obasanjo, Dickson launch safe motherhood campaign in Bayelsa
  • Flood: Obiano urges Fed Govt to pay 2012 victims
  • INEC clears nine for Bauchi senatorial by-election
  • Benue Assembly complex shut
  • Flood destroys 280 hectares of rice farm in Edo
  • Food fiesta: Ogun donates rice to OAU students
  • Thanksgiving as The Nation clocks 12




  • APC crisis latest: Fifth columnists forced us out of APC — Saraki
  • Court Stops Swearing-In Of Imo New Deputy Gov
  • NFF Finalises Plans For Eaglets’ MRI Test
  • Power: We’ll Quit If FG Refunds Our Money—DISCOs
  • Shell To Conclude Plans On Bonga Oilfield Next Year
  • Sports Ministry Defies Buhari, Warns NFF Against Extra-Ordinary Congress
  • Ortom: FG Implementing Miyetti Allah’s Agenda To Repeal Anti-Open Grazing Law —M-Belt Forum
  • Ortom’s impeachment drama: Police chase out Benue Assembly workers from offices
  • Ugwuanyi Seeks Ties With ICAN On Management Of Public Funds
  • Alaafin Of Oyo Commends GOtv Boxing Night
  • Ikeja Golf Club Unveils 50th Anniversary Plan
  • In Akwa Ibom 27-Yr-Old Woman Sells Granddaughter For N200,000
  • Unidentified 17-Year-Old Rape Victim Dies In Cross River After Days In Coma


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