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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, October 3, 2018


  • Confusion rocks Lagos APC gubernatorial primary poll
  • Nigeria records 20 unsold crude cargoes as trade slows
  • All eyes on match officials as Enyimba battle Raja Casablanca in Aba today
  • At 58, infrastructure, low purchasing power undermine real sector’s EODB
  • ICT experts decry dearth of cyber security personnel
  • Urhobo Renaissance Movement urges FG to revive Delta ports
  • Divergent views trail new national minimum wage discourse
  • YOLICOM urges UN to supervise referendum to split Nigeria
  • UPU mourns Dafinone
  • IG loses bid to stop Senate’s summons over Melaye
  • Foundation canvass welfare package for widows
  • Real Madrid suffer shock Champions League defeat as Man Utd stutter again
  • Arsenal out to maintain winning run on long Europa League trip
  • Mourinho’s Man Utd misfire once more in Valencia stalemate
  • HIFL semifinals to go ahead today, says organisers
  • Tottenham to miss key players against Barcelona
  • PSG ready for clash with Red Star Belgrade
  • Potential in MSMEs’ sector should be harnessed, says Ambode
  • ‘Banks and telcos will play vital role in achieving financial inclusion strategy’
  • ‘Lingering unemployment due to disparity in skills between real, educational sectors’
  • Yabatech explores opportunities of 3D printing technology
  • TAMBO phones compete for market share in Nigeria
  • 42% of African countries without IXPs, route Internet traffic abroad
  • HOMEF says biosafety agency promoting GM crops infiltration
  • Deekay Releases Hilarious Video For “Hangover” Featuring Davido, Peruzzi And Bro Shaggi
  • Paralysis breakthrough: Electrical implant helps man walk again




  • Osun election: Oyetola receives certificate of return
  • Amazon bets big on Europe as it takes on Netflix
  • Macron left to fill another key cabinet as minister resigns
  • JUST IN: APC NWC endorses result of Lagos gov primary
  • Armenia sacks six ministers in fresh crisis
  • 60 migrants feared drowned as boat capsizes
  • US pastor’s lawyer lodges appeal at top Turkey court
  • Pope welcomes Chinese bishops to their first Vatican meeting
  • French police arrests helicopter jailbreak gangster
  • Wife of ex-Malaysian PM arrested by anti-graft agency
  • UPDATED: UN court orders US to lift ‘humanitarian’ sanctions on Iran
  • Australia likely to eliminate cervical cancer first –study
  • FG increases gas flare penalty from N10 to N613
  • Power supply drops amid gas shortage, grid collapse
  • APC primaries: Senate leader Lawan wins in Yobe
  • APC faults observers, says Oyetola’s victory incontestable
  • APC’s victory in Osun shows democracy at work — Tinubu
  • ICYMI: Osun election: INEC not independent, says Adegboruwa
  • Amazon bets big on Europe as it takes on Netflix
  • French police arrests helicopter jailbreak gangster
  • Helicopter jailbreak gangster arrested in France
  • Toddler stolen in Lagos, sold in Delta, Anambra, Enugu
  • Missing General: Army recovers two vehicles in pond
  • Police arrest 23-year-old old for killing sick septuagenarian
  • Thugs murder council chairman’s aide
  • Man jumps into Lagos Lagoon, dies
  • Hospital dismisses protest over missing corpse of ex-Edo deputy speaker



The Nation

  • Cross River: SDP affirms Ekpo as gubernatorial candidate
  • APC NWC endorses result of Lagos guber primary
  • Wife of Malaysian’s former PM arrested by anti-graft agency
  • Ekweremadu wins PDP senatorial ticket for Enugu West
  • Mixed feelings for Ajax coach after surprise draw at Bayern
  • Yobe: PDP produces Senatorial candidates at two parallel primaries
  • Ebonyi APC: Aspirant rejects governorship primary result
  • Uche Ogah emerges Abia APC guber candidate
  • Laah secures Kaduna South PDP ticket
  • Wole Soyinka Centre trains female journalists on leadership
  • Ondo: APC returns Boroffice, others as Senatorial candidates
  • Primary: Former Taraba Ag. governor wins APC
  • Abia PDP senatorial primary election: Orji, Ohuabunwa, Abaribe emerges winners
  • I stand with party’s position, says deputy governor
  • 2019 is a referendum for Niger Deltans, says IYC
  • The language barrier at Danfodiyo Varsity
  • Mixed feelings for Ajax coach after surprise draw at Bayern
  • Bet9ja SWAN Cup: The Nation to face SportsVision in q/final
  • Muhammad Ali trophy: Aliu Lasisi makes history with 8th pro win
  • World Cup: Special Eagles promises anniversary gift to Nigeria
  • ‘Allow children to start football from 5 years’
  • FIBA WWC: D’Tigress finishes eighth
  • EDEN HAZARD: I don’t care about goals
  • ‘I’m fulfilled being a shoemaker’
  • Learning from books
  • Five reasons why a United States of Africa will not work
  • Three things govt must do after banning codeine
  • Don to students: prepare for leadership positions
  • Be sensitive to students’ opinion, rector tells union leaders


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