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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, June 13, 2018


  • Buhari meets APC govs in Aso Rock
  • Buhari reappoints Boboye as FRSC boss, names SSA foreign affairs
  • June 12: Stop showing loyalty to Abacha, Soyinka tells President
  • Declare Abiola ex-President, Aregbesola urges Buhari
  • NADECO to Buhari: Restore Nigeria to true federalism
  • Ex-Plateau gov, Dariye, jailed 14 years for over N2bn fraud
  • FBI arrests 74 in US, Nigeria, others for fraud
  • NNPC raises kerosene price thrice in two months
  • FG appoints transaction advisers for Afam Power, Yola Disco
  • Sale of nomination forms by political parties illegal –Falana
  • APC convention: Tinubu, Akande, govs endorse Oshiomhole as national chairman
  • Gov poll: Fayose places curse on politicians planning violence
  • Cleric, others kidnapped by herdsmen’ll be rescued — Aregbesola
  • Drunken Minna man pours hot water on mother
  • Two-year-old needs N5m for heart surgery
  • I joined kidnap gang to make money for Sallah – Suspect
  • Pinnick, 210 others decide 2026 World Cup hosts
  • Aboderin’ll be remembered for commitment to equitable society ― Jonathan



The Nation

  • Buhari on June 12: sorry
  • Buhari honours Ayu, Ebute, Anakwe
  • Obasanjo should be jailed, Says Oshiomhole
  • Shema: Katsina High court reserves ruling till July 9
  • Court sets December 17 for suit to wind up BBNaija sponsor Payporte
  • National carrier take off feasible by December, says NCAA
  • Chimamanda Adichie wins 10th PEN Pinter Prize
  • Bola Ige’s son, 44 others make ARCON’s board
  • Yola conjoined twins discharged from hospital
  • Police uncover illegal blood bank at Bariga
  • 13% derivation not enough to develop Niger Delta, says Dickson
  • Wike, Rivers APC bicker over ‘6-month bailout for Ekiti workers’
  • Lp candidate condemns Fayose’s employment exercise one month to election
  • Ariaria market gets 9.5mw NERC licenses
  • Three killed in Akwa Ibom rival cult clashes
  • Lions Club to build N75m diabetes centre in Ekiti
  • Eight Edo indigenes returning from Spain die in Ogun accident
  • Sallah: Ambode to fete Muslims in 20 councils




  • June 12’s annulment: We’ll no longer tolerate perversion of justice – Buhari
  • More Nigerians to be honoured for June 12 — SGF
  • Yola court passes death sentence on 5 men for killing herdsman
  • Monarch Beaten To Death, 15 Houses Burnt In Enugu
  • Coalition Urges Lagos To Provide Information On Water Projects
  • Abiola begged IBB to allow him be president, even for one day—Anenih
  • Top Politicians Didn’t Like Abiola At The Beginning – Senator Urhoghide
  • June 12: Extend Honour To Chima Ubani, Agbakoba, Others — Activist
  • Micro Pension Is Key To Fight Poverty Among Informal Sector Workers – Issa Aremu
  • Glo attracts .4million subscribers in April
  • Bauchi govt introduces soil analysis to boost crops production
  • Anambra: Man Rapes 8-Year Old Girl, Absconds
  • Groups Want Oko Chukwu Retained As Abia Deputy Gov
  • Gov’s Wife, Abia Women Task Lawmakers On Laws To Protect Women, Children
  • School principal escapes lynching over gay allegation
  • 2 docked over toy gun robbery




  • How Super Eagles can survive Group D
  • Buhari apologises to Abiola’s family over June 12
  • ‘Nigeria has lost fortunes to collapse of national shipping line’
  • Dariye gets 14 years imprisonment for diverting N1.1b state funds
  • Value of unlicensed software in Nigeria drops to $123 million
  • How Super Eagles can survive Group D
  • ‘Pyongyang-bound’ Trump says world dodged ‘nuclear catastrophe’
  • Sympathisers offer prayers at MKO Abiola’s Abeokuta family house
  • Reps move to sanction DISCOs over estimated electricity billing
  • Abiola in full glory as Lagos unveils 37-feet statue
  • Rosabon Financial Services, Concept Nova to donate blood tomorrow
  • Police uncover illegal blood bank in Lagos, recover seven pints
  • Lopetegui’s Real Madrid job won’t affect Spain, says Bernardo Silva
  • Mohamed Salah joins Egypt training session
  • Nigeria, 210 others decide whether Morocco or North America will host 2026 World Cup today
  • Wilder agrees to heavyweight unification bout with Joshua in UK
  • Super Eagles train in Essentuki, off to Kaliningrad tomorrow
  • Media group demands full disclosure of cost of Nigeria’s participation under FoI Act
  • Tokyo stocks close higher as yen weakens
  • Dollar picks up ahead of Fed but stocks mostly retreat
  • Stakeholders canvass efficient commodity exchange to support non-oil sector
  • Governors, Tinubu, Akande back Oshiomhole for APC chairmanship seat
  • Agbakoba, Sowore say politicians failed Nigerians
  • Nwosu does not deserve any award, says Unwanta




  • Moshood Kashimawo Abiola: A Life Fulfilled
  • Buhari Signs 2018 Budget Wednesday
  • Nigeria Commends US, North Korea over Successful Summit
  • Ekiti Elections Will be Difficult to Rig, Says INEC
  • Dickson Calls for Renegotiation of Derivation Formula
  • PDP Campaign Funds: Court Stops Shekarau from Performing Lesser Hajj
  • Ekiti Elections Will be Difficult to Rig, Says INEC
  • Dickson Calls for Renegotiation of Derivation Formula
  • PDP Campaign Funds: Court Stops Shekarau from Performing Lesser Hajj
  • Nigerians Not Fooled By Buhari’s Image Laundering in Morocco, Says PDP
  • Ambode: Fiscal Federalism Only Path to True Nationhood
  • Court Fixes Ruling On EFCC’s Suit against Ex-Katsina Governor, Shema
  • NERC Reawards Power Licences on Disputed Ariaria Market to New Operator
  • Boko Haram Razes Adamawa Community
  • Traditional Ruler Killed, Houses Burnt as Tension Grips Enugu Community
  • Enugu Doctors Drum Support for Ugwuanyi
  • One Feared Killed, Another Missing in Suspected Herdsmen’s Attack in Nasarawa
  • Fake Army Officer Specialised in Smuggling Cars Arrested in Kogi
  • Accolades as Corona Secondary School Graduates Class of 2018
  • Firm Launches LMS to Curb Youth Unemployment
  • Lagos Police Uncovers Illegal Blood Bank, Recovers 7 Pints
  • Police Recruitment: 6,491 Successful Candidates Begin Training
  • APC Chairmanship Aspirant Withdraws from Race
  • 107 Delta Primary Healthcare Centres for Renovation
  • Transcorp Appoints Ezeafulukwe ED
  • NSE Capitalisation Adds N117bn on Continuing Bullish Trading
  • Value of Insurance Stocks Fall 15% on New Pricing Methodology
  • Group Empowers MSME Operators
  • APC Chairmanship Aspirant Withdraws from Race
  • Wike: INEC, Police Responsible for Electoral Fraud
  • In Morocco, Buhari Says Nigerians are ‘Intellectually Aggressive, Economically Ambitious’




  • ScholarX announces 2nd edition of BTA Education Fund Essay competition
  • June 12 as Democracy Day is commendable, Adedeji, Osun APC gov aspirant
  • Ekiti 2018: Fayose presents PDP candidate, running mate to Ado, curses any politician planning violence
  • Buhari deserves no praise over June 12 declaration, say Sowore, Agbakoba
  • Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi
  • Buhari reappoints Oyeyemi as FRSC Corps Marshal, 5 others
  • Morocco trip: Buhari’s youth praise an afterthought ―PDP
  • Pro-democracy activists could’ve taken ownership of June 12 struggles, Agbakoba says
  • Buhari meets APC governors in Aso Rock
  • PHOTOS: June 12 investiture ceremony for MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi, Babagana Kingibe
  • Abiola’s daughter, Hafsat, apologises to Buhari
  • Navy goes harder on oil thieves, now uses swamp buggies to smash illegal refineries
  • NEMA Staff Union embarks on indefinite strike
  • FG reiterates commitment to job creation for Nigerian youths
  • FG is committed, determined to rebuild nation’s infrastructure ―Minister
  • Sales representative in court over alleged criminal breach of trust, cheating
  • Principal allegedly rapes 17-year-old male student to coma in Anambra
  • Court remands man for helping suspect to evade police arrest
  • Police arraign 3 for allegedly giving false informa
  • Trump, Kim’s statement: The full text
  • PM May wins vote in parliament on Brexit
  • Trump and Kim sign agreement after historic summit
  • Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea
  • CBN liquefies forex market with $210m
  • SMEDAN – Dikko-Umaru-Radda
  • SMEDAN, NBS to authenticate 37 million MSMEs figure
  • Katsina set to reconstruct Daura central Market
  • Bank of Industry disburses N2bn loan to Benue cooperative societies


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