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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, June 28, 2017


  • 25 migrants found dead on Libya coast
  • $50.9m New York penthouse belonging to wanted businessman, Kola Aluko, to be auctioned
  • Anti-Igbo threat: I’ll submit myself if declared wanted, says Yerima
  • Six suspected IS jihadists arrested in Europe
  • Desperate cheating husband begs Instagram to delete angry girlfriend’s confession
  • Top 10 lies we tell our partners
  • Parents lose court bid to take sick baby to America for treatment
  • Only the President can initiate appropriation bill
  • How women can get better sleep
  • Legislators as executive on the sly
  • ‘$2m sent to child of FIFA member’
  • Stocks: Analysts predict bearish trading this week
  • Six social media don’ts for business
  • Policeman killed as boundary riot rages in Gombe
  • Motorists lose N2bn monthly on Lekki-Epe road – Expert
  • France to invest €1bn in Nigeria’s oil sector
  • Restructuring: Atiku hails APC govs, others
  • Sanusi calls for peace, unity among Nigerians
  • National Assembly lacks power to insert new projects into budget –SANs
  • Helicopter attacks Supreme Court with grenades in Venezuela
  • We are in recession, no Eid-el-fitr rams, gifts –Plateau gov
  • Army invades, turns Lagos hotel into operational base
  • Two sex workers, others die in road accident
  • I’ll go to Bible school after politics – Bode George
  • Jonathan’s kinsmen attack Kanu over comments against ex-President
  • Ahmedu happy as Onyekuru joins Everton
  • Messi’s star-studded wedding: what we know
  • Oscar leads big names behaving badly in China
  • Why Spain deported 23 Nigerians
  • Anambra doctors to screen gov aspirants
  • Residents panic as Ikeja Electric abandons high-tension wires in canal
  • Suspected hoodlums attack palace, kill one, injure scores
  • Kidnappers, ritual killers’ den discovered beside Ondo Assembly
  • We suspect sabotage in church fire incident – CAN




  • Falana to NASS: Court didn’t say you have power to increase budget
  • Evans: My life is in danger- —Victim that escaped from den
  • Lagos school kidnap; DAY 35: Abductors threaten to relocate victims over mounting security threat
  • I’ve lost confidence in security agencies – Gov Bello
  • ETISALAT DEBT: Stakeholders dread implications of take over
  • Kolade, Anya, Adebanjo, others back restructuring
  • FG not deaf to demands,’ll address all grievances – Osinbajo
  • Biafra: You’re not Igbo Emperor, APGA warns Kanu, writes IPOB
  • Kola Aluko’s $50.9m Penthouse In New York To Be Auctioned
  • Nigerian Woman Survives 10 Days In Sahara Desert
  • Amputee Pastor Fetes With 50 Physically Challenged In Nsukka
  • No Anambra Child’ll Be Out Of School By 2030 —State Govt
  • Consultants Begin Work On Oron-Calabar Section Of E-West Road
  • Edo Assembly To Hold Public Hearing On Anti-Grazing Bill
  • Five Ways Sheffield Hallam University, UKEmbeds Work Experience Into Degrees
  • Crude Oil Prices Remain Low As OPEC Remains Adamant On Deeper Output Cut
  • 2019: ADP’ll Not Field 65yr-Old Candidate – Alani Bankole
  • Synagogue: T.B Joshua’s N10m Largesse Tears CDHR Apart
  • Anambra 2017: North, South Senatorial Zones In Battle Of Wits
  • AMCult War Claims 10 In Akure; Police Arrest 20
  • Fashola Directs TCN To Reconstruct Ugwuaji Rural Roads To Calm Monarchs
  • NSE Market Indices: Fidelity Bank, Sterling Bank, Total, 19 Others Shortlisted For Inclusion
  • No Basis To Hike Electricity Tariff
  • Man batters wife; says ‘dragging my sick mum on the ground is an insult I can’t take’
  • Caught in Ibadan flood horrors, we saw hell, live and direct – 30 students going for SSCE
  • Anti open grazing law helps us to retain status as food basket



The Sun

  • Bodies of beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town – Philippines govt.
  • China unveils women-only metro
  • My life still in danger, Evans’ victim cries out
  • I’ve lost confidence in security agencies –Niger gov
  • Southern leaders reject secession, break-up
  • Agitations: You’ll hear from us, Osinbajo assures Nigerians
  • Nigerian judiciary best in Africa –Kalu
  • Anglican Church to Buhari: Resign if you’re incapacitated
  • New elder statesmen’s forum formed, wants united Nigeria
  • UN chief restates support to FG over Boko Haram
  • Role of Bar and Bench in fight against corruption
  • Osun: APC, PDP trade words on by-election
  • Anambra guber: UPP has gained roots – Chidoka
  • Despite loan crisis, Etisalat’s resilience reassures lenders, prospective investors
  • Digital pay solutions can boost transformation – Afiegbe, Visa boss
  • Everton beats Arsenal to sign Onyekuru
  • FIFA Confederation Cup: Portugal is ready for war –Ronaldo
  • Lottery Commission promises more funds for Nigerian sports
  • Unitaid to roll out generic of latest AIDS drug in Nigeria
  • UNITAID is to roll out a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that can improve and…
  • Russia warns US against unilateral actions in Syria
  • S’ Korea leader due in Washington for talks with Trump
  • London students to be screened for hidden weapons



The Guardian

  • Power sector loses N7.60b to gas, transmission, distribution hiccup
  • ‘Over 2,000 Nigerians in Libyan private prisons’
  • Ikeme dusts boots for Cameroon
  • Agitations reflective of rot in polity, says sultan
  • ‘Over 2,000 Nigerians in Libyan private prisons’
  • Power sector loses N7.60b to gas, transmission, distribution hiccup
  • Qatar slams Saudi refusal to negotiate
  • Boko Haram: Shettima donates N50m to secure UNIMAID
  • Ojo, Lambo, Ipinmisho deny support claims for Dino Melaye
  • Evans victim, Dunu alleges threat to life
  • APC explains delay in restructuring Nigeria as Atiku lauds IBB
  • Reign of terror as serial killings, cult activities hit Akure
  • FIFA Confed Cup: The final four and the journey so far
  • Messi’s star-studded wedding: Six things to expect
  • Meet Henry Onyekuru: Everton’s new Nigerian raised by Qataris in Belgium
  • Akwa United will show no mercy to Remo Stars, says Maikaba
  • Pasca vows to win more for inmates of Ozubulu Charity Home
  • Ebewele, Collins may return to AFN board as appeals committee submits report Friday
  • In Katsina State, probe of former administration raises dust
  • Kolade, Anya, others chart new course for Nigeria
  • ‘Quit order, a rare chance to renegotiate Nigeria’
  • Nigeria, Ghana mull new pact
  • NIWA cries out of over blockade of Calabar office
  • Lagos woos investors to Lekki Free Zone



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