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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, June 7, 2017


  • Police arrest man carrying three machetes on London bus
  • APC suspends chieftain over disrespect for Amaechi
  • ICYMI: Tambuwal earmarks N751m for Ramadan feeding
  • Monarch, residents protest Fayose’s plan to cut ‘sacred’ tree
  • EFCC secured 340 convictions in six months, says Magu
  • 2017 budget will be signed soon, Akabueze says
  • Reps urge FG to address escalating price of cement
  • Man Utd world’s most valuable club – Forbes
  • Six things to know about EPL returnee Huddersfield FC
  • Cartel running Nigeria’s banking sector, CBN losing control – Senate
  • Reps to test run e-voting during Wednesday proceedings
  • Akeredolu presents 2017 appropriation bill to Ondo Assembly
  • Veteran Defoe set for Bournemouth move
  • Five collabos that will shake Nigeria if they ever happen
  • BREAKING: FCT demolishes newspaper distributors’ stands
  • Ex-VP, ex-SSS boss were aware of my communication with Boko Haram – Ndume
  • Fast-track $1.49bn loans for 10 states, Osinbajo writes Reps
  • I’m now a political activist – Kemi Olunloyo
  • 20 states owe pensions, salaries – BudgIT
  • Bafana Bafana match will be tough, says Rohr
  • Reps urge FG to devise funding plans for HIV
  • Russia scrambles jet fighter to intercept U.S. bomber nears its border
  • There’s no N5 increase in petrol price – PPPRA
  • BREAKING: Police shoot, injure attacker outside Paris’s Notre-Dame cathedral
  • Troops raid kidnappers’ den in Niger Delta, kill two
  • Boko Haram suspect regains freedom after four years in custody
  • Nigeria’s market profitable for investors – Osinbajo
  • Saudi Arabia arrests prominent women’s rights activist – AI
  • Unemployment rate rises to 14.2 % in Q4 2016
  • Woman with two vaginas pregnant despite doctor’s claim she’s infertile
  • There’s no N5 increase in petrol price – PPPRA
  • UPDATED: Court orders final forfeiture of Ikoyi’s $43.4m, £27,800, N23.2m to FG
  • [Updated] Osinbajo seeks Senate approval for $1.5bn loan
  • Bullet-proof door found with man who reported it stolen
  • Police arrest two notorious kidnappers in Kogi, Enugu
  • Police forced me to confess, says man who killed girlfriend’s sister




  • INEC to decide on political associations seeking registration Wednesday
  • Diplomatic Row: Qatar World Cup hosting now in doubt
  • List of African footballers who died from Cardiac arrests
  • Eagles off to Uyo, cancel Abuja camp
  • 2019 AFCON qualifier: Bafana Bafana ‘ll frustrate Eagles in Uyo – Baxter
  • Breaking: First Lady Aisha Returns With Words From Buhari In London
  • Diplomatic Row: Qatar World Cup Hosting Now In Doubt
  • List Of African Footballers Who Died From Cardiac Arrests
  • 100 Countries Send Condolences Over Osotimehin
  • Amnesty Can’t Afford Training Of Ex-Militants Abroad Any Longer – Liaison Officer
  • At 90 I’m Still A Virgin, Have Groomed 50 Children – Akwa-Ibom Woman
  • Residents Lynch Member Of Badoo Gang
  • $50m World Bank Facility: Bayelsa Targets 7000 Stopgap Jobs
  • Why Most Men Are Very Poor On Bed!
  • 18,000 Jobs Under Threat In The Niger Delta – BGF
  • Recall Of Judges: NJC Trying To Shield Suspects From Trial – Presidency
  • FG Accused Of Insincerity With Modular Refineries For Niger Deltans
  • Court Rules On Kalu’s Application To Stop EFCC Witness Today
  • INEC To Decide On Political Associations Seeking Registration Wednesday
  • Nigeria: Destined For War?
  • Tearful testimony as Cosby sexual assault trial opens
  • INEC to decide on political associations seeking registration Wednesday
  • Govt officials, bizmen stole N1.4trn under OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan – Sagay
  • How Osotimehin, died in New York
  • CBN injects $190m, allows banks to sell excess dollar position
  • ’55 top govt officials, businessmen stole N1.4 trn under OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan’
  • Crude oil price drops, threatens Naira, 2017 budget



The Guardian

  • FAAN cancels multiple checks at airports to implement executive order
  • Russian hackers ‘planted false story’ behind Mideast crisis
  • Expect tough battle with South Africa, Rohr tells Eagles
  • 16 northern groups give Igbo October 1 to vacate region
  • Islamic State group claims attacks in Tehran
  • Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier risk jail: Amnesty
  • Several wounded in attacks on Iran parliament, tomb
  • Before Comey testifies, US intel chiefs have their say
  • Court orders permanent forfeiture of recovered Ikoyi funds to FG
  • Nigeria’s market profitable for investors, says Osinbajo
  • Rashford determined to show Manchester unity
  • Scandal rocks Rivers United as 100 CAF balls ‘disappear’
  • Motivation will be key to Eagles’ success, says Disu
  • Samba enthusiast Ostapenko finds feet at French Open
  • Giroud warns Arsenal over playing time
  • ‘Man United world’s most valuable club’
  • Ekiti youths protest against probing Fayemi, say it is politically-motivated
  • How crises in leading parties expand political space with APDA
  • …And another platform, ANN seeks registration
  • ‘Corruption, insecurity, parlous infrastructure bane of businesses in Nigeria’
  • ‘Taxation can fight corruption, economic woes’
  • FG warns against politicising deep seaports
  • Why Buhari should not resign
  • Agenda for an ideological leadership
  • All is quiet on the western front




  • NSCDC recovers 2 food supply trucks from suspected Boko Haram
  • Wife of Kaduna gov wants more awareness on Sickle Cell Anemia
  • NASRDA urges universities to embrace research programmes
  • Senate calls for inclusion of Environmental Studies in school curriculum
  • Glaucoma 2nd commonest cause of blindness after catarract ―Air Chief
  • The intercepted arms in Lagos
  • Pragmatic reorientation of Nigerians through words
  • FG, tackle herdsmen’s crisis
  • …Then, why have a baby?
  • Solving Africa’s food insecurity through biotechnology
  • IITA expands research investment with the inauguration of 205.5ha research farm
  • FAO donates technology to improve agriculture data collection
  • The house I must not enter again —Gegun of Ayetoro-Ile
  • Attackers of sacked Baale of Olode arraigned, granted bail
  • Oyo Perm Sec, Ogunesan, a worthy ambassador of Oke-Ogun —Group
  • Medical workers deliver free medical services to market users in Bodija
  • NAFDAC wants Nigerians to participate in fight against fake, substandard foods, drugs
  • PPFN mourns Osotimehin
  • Osotimehin, a complete gentle man, hardworking and courageous —Health Minister
  • Enforce tobacco laws on production, marketing, consumption, NGO tells FG
  • FG to seek alternative to $15bn Lake Chad recharge
  • Climate change could slash staple crops
  • Stakeholders seek public-private partnership to develop solar energy
  • Wabba-led NLC leadership begins assessment tour of affiliate unions
  • 106th session of ILC opens in Geneva


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