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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, August 8, 2018


  • National Assembly invasion: Osinbajo sacks DSS DG, Daura, replaces him with Seiyefa
  • Mark, Jang, Kwankwaso, 46 other senators sign pro-Saraki list
  • SANs salute Osinbajo for sacking Daura, saving democracy
  • National Assembly invasion: UK insists on rule of law
  • Wike, Tambuwal, Tanimu-Turaki bemoan NASS siege
  • CBN may increase interest rate soon
  • FG restricts issuance of visa to foreign engineers
  • Strike imminent as ASUU rejects Babalakin-led renegotiation team
  • Youths may decide winner of 2019 elections — INEC Chairman
  • FG, BoI support traders with interest-free loans
  • Pray for Nigerian leaders, Aisha Buhari urges women
  • Police graduates protest, say most promoted officers not qualified
  • Tension as bribe-seeking policeman kills businessman
  • Catholic Bishops warn members against endorsing politicians
  • 2019: Ex-NEMA DG, Sidi, joins Kaduna gov race
  • Osun people will resist rigging, says Adeleke
  • BUK expels 33 students over exam fraud
  • Man accused of chaining, torturing kids over witchcraft
  • Yoruba group knocks Soyinka for attacking Obasanjo
  • PHOTOS: Minivan catches fire on Third Mainland Bridge
  • BREAKING: Court refuses to stop Adeleke as Osun PDP gov candidate
  • Ebola outbreak: Nine confirmed dead in Congo
  • Akwa Ibom Govt sacks Akpabio’s brother, other commissioner
  • Kenya’s 400m hurdles champ Nicholas Bett killed in car crash
  • Get official approval before travelling, NYSC tells members
  • Sanchez magic can lift Mourinho’s mood at Man Utd
  • Police arrest bone-breaking insurance fraud gangs
  • BREAKING: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting



The Nation

  • Acting DSS DG Seiyefa, Magu, Kyari, IG meet Osinbajo
  • Saraki, Dogara blame failed meeting on invasion
  • Speakers’ Conference Chairman, Atiku extol Osinbajo’s timely action
  • Ex-Appeal Court Justice Oduwole dies at 90
  • Fake soldier gets three months’ imprisonment
  • Fed Govt inaugurates committee on diabetes
  • GNI’s minority shareholders get October deadline on delisting offer
  • Falana to Fed Govt: probe allegations against Daura
  • PDP to lawmakers: impeach Buhari
  • NCAA investigates security breach at Sokoto Airport
  • Drowned NYSC members: Another body recovered
  • Ebonyi, Cross River sign agreement to end boundary clashes
  • Ahmed: we defected to protect the people
  • Akeredolu delivers 45km roads in 18 months
  • Alleged forgery: PDP delegates file fresh suit against Adeleke
  • Teacher ‘defiles’ pupil, 2
  • Best UTME candidate gets N5m scholarship
  • China defends Iran business ties after Trump threat
  • Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting
  • Vaccination on latest Ebola outbreak may start Wednesday – WHO
  • NYSC ban corps members from unauthorised journeys
  • Pakistan to get first Africa-origin lawmaker
  • DSS boss Daura fired
  • Akpabio resigns as minority leader
  • Police not involved, says IG
  • CBN injects $210m into forex market
  • Day of drama at National Assembly
  • Osun 2018: U.S calls for free, transparent poll
  • Osun Assembly passes Asset Management Agency Establishment Bill




  • DEFECTION: Akpabio resigns as Senate minority leader
  • NASS INVASION: Time to Close Ranks against Dark Forces, Says Ihedioha
  • Twin Brothers, 6 Others Docked Over Diversion of N31.7m Cashew Nuts
  • No More Excessive Profit from FG Contracts —BPP Boss
  • Ease of Doing Business: FG Targets Top 100 Ranking In 2yrs
  • ASUU Decries FG’s Indifference To Education Sector
  • E- government services companies to be established in 2 months – Minister
  • Redeemed Christian Bible College Graduates 5,670 Students
  • Secondus asks President Buhari to resign, lauds Osinbajo
  • Ofu Obekpa’s Action Movie “Klippers” Opens In Cinemas August 10th
  • Asaba 2018: Ogba Threatens To Sue Abati Over “Disgraceful” Claims
  • Amuneke Appoints Amadi as Taifa Stars Goalkeeper Trainer
  • We Didn’t Leave APC for Selfish Reasons —Gov Ahmed
  • Ebonyi Govt Gives Reasons for Terminating Road Contracts
  • Ikeme Reveals Pains at Missing Russia 2018




  • World Bank to Spend $77m on Resettlement of IDPs in North-east
  • No Candidate Can Defeat Buhari, Says Campaign Group
  • OrderPaper Launches ConsTrack Mobile App on Constituency Projects
  • No Plan to Adopt Buhari, Says LP National Chairman
  • Zenith Bank Plc H1 2018 Results
  • Electoral Body Can’t Rig Poll without Security Agents, Politicians, Says Ex-Abia…
  • At War with Monguno, Aligned with Daura, Lawal was the Cabal’s…
  • BPP Deploys Data Exchange Tool to Check Corrupt Bidding Process
  • Crude Oil Price Rises above $74 as US Sanctions on Iran…
  • Former Kano Deputy Governor, 10 Others Defect to PDP
  • NLC Accuses NCC of Aiding MTN to Undermine Nigerian Laws
  • FG Cautions Politicians against Security Breach at Airports
  • Benue Groups Raise the Alarm over Alleged Plot to Kidnap, Assasinate…
  • Three Years After Screening, 2,226 Graduate Policemen Protest against Botched Promotion Exercise
  • Osun Poll: Court Fixes August 27 for Judgment on Suit against Omisore
  • Crisis Looms in Kogi House of Assembly over Sacking of Member
  • Adeleke’s Certificate: PDP Cautions Police, Says ‘Ekiti Model’ Will Fail in…
  • 2019 Pilgrimage: 1,151 Intending Pilgrims Airlifted from Niger
  • INEC: Youths Could Determine Outcome of 2019 Elections
  • Strides Group Seeks End to UK’s Rejection of Nigeria’s Oil Products
  • Duet Private Equity Invests in AJEAST
  • NGF: Siege on the National Assembly Despicable
  • Ugwuanyi: Development must be Balanced to serve its True Purpose
  • Nedbank Profit Rises 26%
  • Windstorm: Jos Disco Restores Power to Affected Bauchi Communities
  • Forex: CBN Intervenes with Fresh $210m
  • FIIRO Partners Niger State
  • Staco Assures Investors on Financial Security
  • C & I Leasing MD Assures Shareholders of Dividend Payment
  • W’Bank Commits to Inclusion
  • Zenith Bank Plc H1 2018 Results
  • FG Deepens Ease of Doing Business Reforms


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