News, People

Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, July 25, 2018


  • Kaduna govt seeks development partners support on pro-people agenda
  • NCC tasks telecom operators on efficient usage of FOREX allocation
  • Buhari reiterates commitment to fight maternal, child mortality
  • ‘Kaduna renovates 457 schools under emergency intervention’
  • Kaduna govt to establish security trust fund
  • Security chiefs meet in Aso Rock
  • I’ve never received any vehicle from police for protection, Toyin Saraki says
  • Oyo lawmaker urges IBEDC to maintain cordial relationship with customers
  • PDP, Atiku hail NASS defectors
  • NASS Assault: Setback to our developing democracy ―Makarfi
  • Security chiefs meet in Aso Rock
  • I’ve never received any vehicle from police for protection, Toyin Saraki says
  • Defection: Senator Ahmed Lawan, Wamakko, Boss Mustapha meet Oshiomhole
  • Be versed in basic issues that guide public governance, Ngige blasts Oshiomhole
  • Defections won’t harm APC’s chances ― Buhari
  • Court slams N5m bail on man for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl
  • Pregnant woman in court over alleged maltreatment of 12-year-old girl
  • Businessman faces court for alleged N1.2m fraud in Lagos
  • Court remands man for allegedly threatening to kill 63-year-old man
  • Hundreds reported missing after Laos dam collapse
  • Death toll hits 65 as Japan heatwave declared natural disaster
  • Several of the boys had previously attended a religious ceremony at a Buddhist temple
  • Thai cave boys being ordained in Buddhist ceremony
  • Wildfire kills 60 on Greek coast
  • MPC retains lending rate at 14%, cautions FG on 2019 election spending
  • IMF says dollar overvalued
  • Transfer IDCs to states for optimal performance, NASME urges FG
  • BUA empowers block, concrete makers




  • APC ‘unmoved’ as PDP ‘takes control’ of Senate
  • CBN holds monetary rates steady for two years
  • FG to inject N3.2 billion as startup capital into Nigeria Air
  • Super Eagles coach, Yusuf, in bribe scandal
  • Abubakar Shekau reappears after health questions
  • South Korea firm says Laos dam damage found day before collapse
  • Tape reveals secret recording of Trump-Cohen on payments to porn actress
  • Otedola fire disaster victims demand DNA result
  • Police urge Saraki to honour its invitation or face forcible arrest
  • Nigeria, Niger Republic sign pact for new refinery in Katsina State
  • Benue Assembly impeaches speaker, principal officers
  • Lochte ban shows US tough on doping – Adrian
  • Ozil has ‘respect of every player’, says Arsenal boss
  • Mbappe, Modric challenge Messi’s, Ronaldo’s hold on FIFA’s Best awards
  • Asaba is ready to host Africa, says Yussuf Alli
  • Nwora sure D’Tigers will pick Africa’s ticket to Paris
  • 4000 athletes listed for Ilorin 2018 NIPOGA Games
  • Tokyo stocks close higher
  • Seaport operations flounder in Apapa traffic
  • Ministry unveils ICT roadmap, seeks increased private sector participation
  • Presidency, NASS reread three years of unruly ‘marriage’
  • Underlying issues and fallouts of defections for 2019 poll
  • Implications of tipped balance of parties at lawmaking body in Abuja




  • Nigeria Sliding Into Anarchy, Warns rAPC, others
  • Rotary Int’l Honours Ugwuanyi for Good Governance
  • Presidency: Let Security Agencies Do their Work
  • Panic in Bida as Gunmen Scare Etsu Nupe With Shots
  • Judgment for Sale: Adegboruwa Sues Igbokwe, Wants AGF to Prosecute Him
  • Buhari Condoles With Victims of Jos Market Fire
  • Kashamu: Fayose’s Arrogance Caused PDP’s Defeat
  • Fayemi Urges Fayose to Set Aside N5.5bn June Allocation to Pay…
  • PDP Takes Over Senate as 14 Senators Defect from APC
  • How Saraki Waded Through Security Blockade
  • Presidency, Govs, W’Bank Chiefs to Headline 3rd THISDAY Healthcare Summit
  • 2016 Audit Report: Presidency Illegally Moved N14bn to Establish Army Barracks
  • Four Killed as Cult Groups Clash in Kogi
  • PDP’s Haunted by Past Misdeeds, Says Oshiomhole
  • Senator: Why State Police Bill will Fail in Senate
  • Osun Guber: Ekundayo Emerges APP Candidate
  • Again, Otti Seeks Abia Guber Seat, Gives Ikpeazu Quit Notice
  • One Dead, Several Injured as Crisis Rocks Lagos PDP
  • Osinbajo Canvasses Support for Girl Child
  • Turn Your Phones into Profit- making Ventures, Saraki Tells Youths
  • INEC Fixes August 11 for Bauchi South By-election
  • African Standards Bodies Partner to Boost Trade with Metrology
  • Ogunbiyi Rejects Osun PDP Primary Election Result
  • Wike’s Golden Era for Rivers
  • Accrued Rights: PFAs Yet to Feel Impact of N54bn Released By…
  • Firm Set to Complete Azuri Peninsula Project
  • Expert Seeks Increased Private Sector Participation in Economy
  • C’River Set to Inaugurate 30,0000 Tons Cocoa Processing Plant




  • I wish you best in future undertakings, Buhari tells defecting APC members
  • Drama as 14 APC senators, 37 Reps defect to PDP, ADC
  • Police siege: Senate suspends CBN deputy gov, AMCON chair’s confirmation
  • Uproar as security agents lay siege to Saraki, Ekweremadu’s houses
  • INEC, tribunal frustrating my petitions –Olusola
  • CBN holds monetary policy rate at 14%
  • Nigeria, Niger Republic sign MoU on refinery, pipeline projects
  • FG not paying $300m for 5% stake in Nigeria Air –Aviation minister, Sirika
  • FG’ll provide $55m upfront grant for Nigeria Air –Sirika
  • Public servants must fly Nigerian carriers – FG
  • Stable power supply not feasible until 2023 – Discos
  • FG shifts Third Mainland Bridge closure to August
  • Policemen chasing suspects shoot security expert
  • Dangote arranges $4.5bn financing for refinery
  • Hajj: Max Air flies pilgrims from 15 states
  • We’re merging with 15 parties, says Agbakoba-led NIM
  • Lawyers beat cops, aided robbers’ escape, says Imo CP
  • Osun retirees protest non-payment of pensions, gratuities
  • Landlord jailed 10 months for removing tenants’ roof



The Nation

  • Buhari welcomes moves to import crude from Niger Republic
  • Lagos senators oppose Banire’s nomination as AMCON chair
  • Ayade lauds judiciary as CJN opens Appeal Court complex in Calabar
  • Man gets three months for possessing Indian hemp
  • CBN plans real sector single digit borrowing
  • Police: we were not at Saraki’s home
  • Operation Safe Haven gets new commander
  • Nigeria, others to witness ‘total lunar eclipse’, says NASRDA
  • Shed weight or lose your job, Customs boss warns officers
  • ICT Roadmap: NIPOST to create 250,000 jobs
  • Edmark launches mobile app for payment services in Lagos
  • Defections from APC good riddance, says Oshiomhole
  • Lalong raises IDPs resettlement panel
  • Lagos safest city in Africa, says Ambode
  • Fayemi raises 32-member transition committee
  • Kebbi disburses N105m to 200 women groups
  • Oyo pays N201m gratuity to 90 retirees
  • Lagos pays N240m to families of deceased public servants
  • Olubadan: I want to celebrate my 90th birthday




  • 37 Reps’ Defection: Gbajabiamila, others ruffled, fought emotions at Press briefing
  • Nigeria doomed without rule of law – CJN
  • FIFA 2018 WC: Africa’s Poor Showing Troubles CAF Boss
  • Condemnation Trails Harassment Of Senate Leadership
  • CBN To Lend Directly To Companies Through Commercial Papers
  • Maritime Workers Urge FG To Pay NNSL Retirees’ Benefits
  • ANED Accuses FG Of Truncating TEM, Owing N100bn Subsidy
  • FirstBank To Repay $300m Eurobond 2yrs Before Maturity
  • Oando PLC, JV Partners Rehabilitate Roads In Imo, Rivers, Bayelsa
  • Defection: You have done well, our gallant lawmakers, says R- APC
  • Benue Assembly Sacks Speaker, All Principal Officers
  • Apology To Journalists: El-Rufai Disowns Aide
  • Asaba 2018 AAC: Expect The Best Of African Athletes—Yusuf Alli
  • Kidnap suspect disguises as mad man to abduct 4-yr-old girl from Lagos church




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