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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, August 10, 2016

* Presidency backs Dogara, says budget not padded 

* Petrol should sell for N151.87/litre, say marketers

* Jonathan using Avengers to destabilize Buhari’s government – MEND 

* Town hall drama: Nigerians tackle Buhari’s ministers 

* Housewives bathe each other with hot water over lover

* Workers flee as gunmen abduct another UNIPORT lecturer 

* Overweight people’s brains older than lean counterparts 

* Flooding looms as Rivers Niger, Benue and Kainji overflow banks

* Appeal Court reserves judgment in Ikpeazu/Ogah governorship tussle 

* Naira closes at N312/$1 at interbank market 

* Budget padding : EFCC grills Jibrin for seven hours

* 350 structures under high tension cables demolished in Lagos 

* Anti-graft war : NPCC to take over prosecution of ex-governors

* CBN sets new limit for sale of forex cash to BDC

* We can’t drive on empty stomachs, say striking Lagos BRT drivers 

* Boko Haram : Army places military on red alert nationwide 

* We will check culture of waste, Buhari assures

* Dream Team gets upfront payment of allowance 

* Again, lack of funds threatens 2016 capital projects 

* South-west PDP rejects zoning of chairman position to Lagos 

* Investors lose over N1.6 trillion in 18 months 

* Over 51% of Nigerian homes cannot meet daily basic needs

* CBN okays write-off of 2016 banks’ bad loans

* Review anti-people policies, Sultan tells FG

* Soldiers comb Niger Delta creeks for militants 

* Julius Berger : Lagos-Ibadan Expressway gridlock will not end till November 

* News blogger Sidiq Usman regains freedom, Nigerians outraged over his arrest 

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