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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Sun

  • Kachikwu allegations: Don’t sweep issues under the carpet, APDA tells Buhari
  • Adeola named ‘South West Senator of the Year’
  • Traders shutdown Abuja market over eviction plot by govt.
  • Anambra guber: Obaze advises against politics with bitterness
  • WHO partners NAFDAC on fight against counterfeit drugs
  • Gunmen kill ex-Plateau Head of Service, 2 others
  • Day of Girl Child: Lagos govt. urged to build supportive housing, correctional facilities for children
  • Adeola named ‘South West Senator of the Year’
  • Kachikwu allegations: Don’t sweep issues under the carpet, APDA tells Buhari
  • Traders shutdown Abuja market over eviction plot by govt.
  • Sex with minor even in marriage is rape – Court
  • Da Vinci painting of Jesus to be sold for $100m
  • Ogun corp. breaks new ground in housing devt.
  • N’ Korea hackers steal US war documents
  • Monkeypox: Red alert in 7 states
  • Anambra: INEC to release over 200,000 new PVCs
  • 2019: Northern PDP leaders meet, insist on presidential slot
  • ‘Enugu APC crisis: Why Nwoye is after Onyeama’
  • Channel blockade: LNG demands $315.6m refund from NIMASA
  • 7 ways to short-circuit kids’ mobile addiction
  • Giving voice to sports in government and businesses
  • Nigeria win 9 gold medals at ongoing weightlifting championship in Uganda
  • Okaiuga Alaike agog as natives celebrate new autonomy
  • Monkey Pox: 5 patients recover, discharged in Bayelsa
  • Army appoints new GOC for Kaduna
  • Kachikwu, Baru push for strong regulator, non-oil economy
  • PDP insists on North for 2019 presidency




  • US military chopper bursts into flames in Japan
  • Brexit ‘cloud of uncertainty’ hits UK economy: Hammond
  • Spain to hold crisis talks after Catalan independence ‘suspended’
  • Kachikwu, Baru meet, discuss opportunities in petroleum industry
  • Fashola urges timely completion of Owerri-Port Harcourt expressway
  • Ambode promises to construct 224 roads in six months
  • Use recovered loots for Nigeria’s World Cup campaign, Senate urges Buhari
  • Udom redeems N65 million pledge to Akwa United players
  • Super Eagles should aim for semifinal, says ex-sports minister, Suleiman
  • My ITTF loss in Lagos spurred me to win in Poland, says Quadri
  • Rivers Angels vow to bounce back as Edo boosts NWFL Super Four
  • Akpoborie at Governor’s Cup Tennis, wants more tourneys for Nigerian players
  • Before states take over federal roads
  • Drinking plenty of water may reduce urinary tract infections in women
  • ‘Budget cut, incompetence limit innovation in public sector’
  • Viking plans world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered cruise ship
  • Coronation Asset Management’s mutual fund to hit N50b by H1, 2018
  • Memo to Buhari over Kachikwu-Baru story
  • Can NYSC mitigate political agitations?
  • Day of the girl child
  • PDP sets up committee on Anambra poll
  • I will resist pressure to depose Olubadan, says Ajimobi
  • Northern stakeholders insist on producing PDP presidential candidate in 2019
  • ‘Any federating state can choose to abolish death penalty’
  • What’s amiss in Sokoto?
  • Legal experts brainstorm on PIGB implementation
  • Graig-Phillips showcases creative works of students
  • Ogun tasks pupils on effective reading habit
  • Bisi Fakeye (1942 – 2017), last of fifth generation dynasty of sculptors
  • Governor’s wife seeks funding for women with breast cancer
  • “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Official Trailer
  • Low calcium doubles heart arrest risk




  • Pope hits 40 million followers on Twitter
  • Army begins ‘Operation Crocodile Smile II’ in Cross River
  • Liberia awaits results in problem-hit vote to replace Sirleaf
  • VIDEO: Seven tips to avoid monkeypox infection
  • PHOTOS: Buhari presides over FEC meeting
  • 40 Boko Haram terrorists surrender to NSCDC in Borno
  • Officer vows to appeal dismissal after rough handling nurse
  • BREAKING: Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s 56 houses
  • Price of local rice drops
  • VIDEO: Woman interrupts service, accuses Pastor of having affair with daughter
  • World Cup 2018: Nations which have made it to Russia
  • Valcke at CAS to appeal 10-year corruption ban
  • US bombers overfly Korean peninsula in show of force
  • Philippines’ electoral commission chief quits after corruption allegations
  • Turkish refinery blast kills four workers
  • BREAKING: Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s 56 houses
  • Officer vows to appeal dismissal after rough handling nurse
  • India police arrest five for brutalising Nigerian
  • Police accuse 64-year-old of supplying guns, bullets to robbers
  • Two arraigned for stealing N15.5m cashew nuts
  • One feared killed as police, motorcyclists clash in Ibadan
  • Police sergeant drowns in Lagos boat accident, 19 rescued
  • Police quiz mortuary attendants for accepting 16-year-old’s corpse
  • ‘Wonder bank’ operator flees with customers’ savings in Ogun
  • Fayose: Drivers protest, damage vehicles over detained colleague
  • PDP constitutes campaign committee for Anambra gov election
  • Northern PDP leaders knock Fayose for declaring presidential bid
  • APC panel meets Dogara, says restructuring impossible without N’Assembly
  • Delta APC leaders meet
  • Anambra poll: Jonathan, Fayose, Wike, others for Obaze rally
  • Labour Party crisis deepens as faction sacks chairman
  • Sokoto Assembly suspends two members
  • Ambode backs Tinubu on restructuring
  • Army, police looting Nnamdi Kanu’s family house – IPOB
  • Between prudence and abundance mentality
  • Sell Discos to new investors, Elumelu tells FG
  • FG plans finance scheme for new car buyers


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