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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Nation

  • Mikel did his best, says Russian Wife
  • 563, 051 PVCs collected in Ekiti – INEC
  • Cholera: 10 confirmed dead in Niger
  • Dangote inaugurates 200 houses, school for widows in Borno
  • FG to permanently shut land borders over rice smuggling
  • Mikel under pressure to fulfill promise to Buhari
  • Soldiers rescue 25-year old man from being lynched after killing mum
  • How Edo councils uncovered ghost workers
  • Cholera outbreak hits Niger
  • NAF bombs bandits’ hideouts in Zamfara
  • Yari directs Zamfara emirs to file detailed reports on security
  • Saraki leads Senate delegation on visit to Russian parliament
  • Dud cheque: Police oppose Lagos Prophet’s N4m claim
  • 2019: Marafa declares for Zamfara governorship race
  • Air force begins bombardment of Zamfara bandits
  • Mikel did his best, says Russian Wife
  • Mikel under pressure to fulfill promise to Buhari
  • Refusal to play Eagles: Kalinic sent packing
  • Russia 2018: Fans want Super Eagles to rise above defeat
  • Top goal scorers in FIFA World Cup history
  • Federer Returns to World No. 1
  • Brazil held to 1-1 by Switzerland in Group E opener
  • Ramadan blues at Danfodiyo varsity
  • Arabic dept loses student to cancer
  • Rainstorm destroys hostels, electricity poles at UNN
  • UNN alumni members visit Utomi, announce general meeting date
  • Chinese scholarship for 47 students
  • Foundation rewards indigent pupils for brilliance




  • Atiku leads Ekweremadu, Shekarau, Daniel to meet Fayose in Ekiti, charges APC to accept defeat in good faith
  • Oyo PDP crisis: Oyinlola, Mimiko woo Ladoja to ADC, LP
  • Buhari to sign 2018 budget Wednesday, June 20
  • 2019: Ekweremadu alleges APC of onslaught against PDP leaders
  • Fayose instigating violence ahead Ekiti gov election ―Adeyeye
  • Staff of Oyo tertiary institutions resume strike Friday
  • Ekiti 2018: PPC threatens gov election with law suit over INEC’s disqualification of candidate
  • Lagos CP redeploys Anti-Cultism squad
  • Boko Haram: PPRI to relocate 1000 IDPs, salutes Nigerian Army
  • Fayemi not interested in taking Ekiti by force ―Ekiti APC chair
  • Ooni receives highest honour of Brazilian city
  • Lasun gives kudos to Buhari over signing of constitution amendment bills
  • Yari directs Zamfara emirs to file detailed reports on security
  • Dangote inaugurates 200 houses, school for widows in Borno
  • AAUA students alleged Ondo police of illegal invasion
  • 7 men in court over alleged diesel theft
  • Oyo civil servant sentenced to 2 years for duping handicap
  • Court reinstates YABATECH bursar, awards N21m against college
  • US child migrants: First ladies speak out on Trump separation policy
  • Oil rises ahead of OPEC, pressured by China tariffs
  • Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan Osaka area kills three, stops factories
  • Three people killed at south London’s Loughborough Junction train station
  • Telecom workers call for implementation of Executive Order on local contents
  • SMEDAN urges financial institutions to ease SMEs access to funds
  • 57 years of groping for a workable economy
  • Dangote refinery to address Nigeria’s crude oil refining challenge ―IPMAN
  • Stakeholders brainstorm, as EnergyNet holds 20th AEF in Mauritius




  • Rape incidents alarming, under-reported – Expert
  • 2018 World Cup: Putin missed Russia-Egypt match but ‘happy’ at win
  • PHOTOS: Scene of Ojuelegba truck accident
  • Saraki leads Senate delegation to Russia, addresses Russian parliament
  • 2018 World Cup: Ex-Eagles Press Officer speaks on Uzoho’s real age
  • Trump aide becomes latest to leave White House
  • 2018 World Cup: Eagles can overcome ‘tough’ Iceland, insists Idowu
  • June 12: Matters arising
  • Daddy Freeze’s message to Chimamanda causes controversy
  • (VIDEOS) 2018 World Cup: Senegalese, Japanese fans clean up their sections after matches
  • Lagos hotel deducts workers’ pensions without remittance, owes gratuities
  • Lewandowski frustrated in Poland World Cup loss
  • Getting rid of annoying Ads on Android devices
  • Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed
  • Arsenal sign German keeper Leno as Lehmann leaves
  • Lagos hotel deducts workers’ pensions without remittance, owes gratuities
  • Police arrest 73-year-old herbalist for raping teenager
  • Lagos residents lament electricity bills for eight-month darkness
  • Man impersonates senator on Facebook, defrauds Nigerians
  • Schoolgirl suffers dislocation after ‘frog jump’ punishment
  • Man kills mother after impregnating cousin
  • Many feared dead as plywood falls off Lagos bridge
  • Saraki leads Senate delegation to Russia, addresses Russian parliament
  • Gov poll: Osinbajo, Tinubu, 12 govs storm Ekiti for Fayemi
  • APC convention: Ex-Reps endorse Nwogu for NOS
  • Atiku backs Dickson’s restructuring campaign
  • 10 Nasarawa gov aspirants agree on consensus candidate
  • Ekiti 2018 : Osinbajo, Tinubu, Oyegun lead party chieftains for Fayemi election




  • CAN warns government against execution of five Christians
  • Stakeholders at gas roundtable seek policies to boost investment
  • PenCom lauds pensions reforms, N8 trillion record
  • US withdraws from ‘cesspool’ UN rights body
  • NFF pleads for continuous support as Eagles leave for Volgograd tomorrow
  • North Korea’s Kim hails ‘unity’ with China in new visit
  • Two feared dead as truck falls off Ojuelegba bridge
  • Atiku vows to fight dictatorship
  • Women accuse EFCC of harassing Patience Jonathan
  • Lagos task force serves demolition notice on shanties in Oko-Oba
  • Bayelsa indigenes flee homes over fear of military invasion
  • Emery forces long-serving Wilshere to seek new pastures
  • World Cup shock and awe: Russia aren’t that bad
  • Fact-check: Did Mexicans celebrating World Cup win cause an earthquake?
  • Senegal to the rescue as African teams struggle at World Cup
  • Arsenal sign German keeper Bernd Leno
  • Ronaldo looms for Morocco as Russia basks in glory
  • LCCI seeks activation of safeguard measures for AfCFTA implementation
  • Market capitalisation loses N96b after holiday
  • Maritime stakeholders task government on import, export reforms
  • Politics, religion and theatrics of June 12
  • Toxic request on anti-grazing bill
  • Repositioning agriculture to boost productivity
  • Why Buhari ignored nPDP, by Presidency
  • In Nasarawa State, opposition parties mull alliance against APC
  • Why SDP has no anointed presidential candidate, by Falae
  • Kanye West Accused Of Plagiarism
  • Nigeria’s Zuriel Oduwole Listed Among Top 15 Emerging Black Women In Hollywood
  • Nigerian Visual Artist Toni Kuyinu Recreates Falz “This Is Nigeria”




  • Foundation Highlights Importance of Blood Donation
  • UK Regrets US Exit from UN Rights Council
  • Lagos Joins Other Cities for World Music Day
  • APC Governors, NWC on Collision Course over Convention Unity List
  • Buhari Not Bluffing nPDP, Awaits Final Briefing, says Presidency
  • 6tn Capital Releases Cash-backed in 2017, Says Adeosun
  • FG Tightens Security at Airports, Borders over ISIS Threat
  • NIS Bans Foreigners from Participating in Electoral Process
  • 2019 is a Referendum on Restructuring, Says Dickson
  • UN, US Condemn Attack on Borno
  • Presidency Cancels FEC Meeting Today
  • Buhari Harbouring Those Who Looted the Country, PDP Alleges
  • CAN Warns FG against Recruiting Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists into Army,…
  • Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen
  • CJN Swears in Kafarati as Chief Judge Federal High Court
  • Notorious Gang Leader Escapes Military Operation
  • Kola: My Mother Told Abiola to Suspend His Presidential Ambition
  • Katsina Begins Demarcation of Cattle Routes to End Farmers, Herdsmen’s Clashes
  • FG Orders MDAs, FIRS to Authenticate Tax Certificates before Payment to…
  • Sahara Group, Others for OPEC Seminar
  • FirstBank Partners Global Agency on Free Eye Screening
  • Diamond Bank Eyes National Banking Licence
  • MFBs Intensify Aggressive Deposit Mobilisation
  • EFInA Highlights Opportunities for Fintechs Nigeria
  • Cordros Target-date Mutual Funds Open for Subscription
  • We are Committed to Innovative Banking Services, Says Heritage Bank
  • NOVA Merchant Bank’s Impressive Beginning


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