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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, September 12, 2018


  • Fire razes Oyotunji Village, South Carolina, US
  • Evans denies making confessions detailing his career as kidnapper to police
  • I’m coming to you on October 16, Fayose writes EFCC
  • #OsunDecides2018: REC warns potential vote buyers to stay away
  • I seek for professionals not favour ― Gov Umahi to security agencies
  • Sen Ohuabunwa empowers 500 constituents as beneficiaries count blessings
  • 2019: Protest greets announcement of consensus candidates list in Ogun
  • #OsunDecides2018: Osun’s condition is near total collapse ― Oyinlo
  • Senatorial aspirant vows to drive Industrialisation, steel reforms
  • Power outage: Akeredolu pledges to end black out in Ondo South
  • Steer clear of economic assets in the Niger Delta, Air Force warns militant
  • Trump on 9/11: We’ll never submit to tyranny
  • America marks 17 years since 9/11 attacks
  • Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency in capital after death toll rises to 20
  • New Year: Ethiopia releases 8,875 prisoners
  • CBN tasks financial institutions on funding MSMEs
  • Naira appreciates against dollar at investors’ window
  • Nigeria negotiating $6bn China loan for Ibadan-kano rail line ‘Amaechi
  • China to invest $2bn into textile industry in Nigeria ― Enelamah
  • Katsina State council immunises 60,989 children against polio
  • 70% of children in Kaduna state not registered – Agency
  • Declare emergency in health sector, Don urges FG
  • Psychiatrist raises concern over increasing suicide among young Nigerian




  • Fresh trouble for Ambode over second term move
  • APC deserters corrupt, weak, selfish, says Buhari
  • Eaglets not only about revenge as Nigeria tackles Niger Republic
  • Nigerians should be happy Buhari did not sign PIGB, says Enang
  • ‘Why Nigerian tourism sector lags behind amid huge potential’
  • Apple To Broaden iPhone Lineup With More Screen
  • Fayose to submit self for EFCC probe in October
  • Putin says two Skripal poisoning suspects are ‘civilians’
  • Juncker urges EU to assume stronger world role
  • Kaduna traders dissociate selves from purchase of form for El-Rufai
  • Atiku berates APC for polarising Nigerians, insists on devolution of power
  • Lukaku bags double as Belgium sweep Iceland aside
  • Lookman set to dump England for Nigeria
  • Team Delta vows to defend National Youth Games title
  • Judges, top freestylers arrive in Lagos for African Championship
  • Plan on to resuscitate women table tennis, Tikon reveals
  • Ripples of the U.S. Open’s women finals
  • Ichaba Features Davido In “Man Must Chop”
  • Omobola Johnson: The Tech Guru
  • Twitter Reacts to George Weah’s 79-Minute Show Against Super Eagles
  • CBN, government, financial institutions promise to tackle MSMEs’ challenges
  • ‘How rail system will save Lekki from congestion’
  • SON tackles dry beans rejection with new standards
  • APC’s new concerns versus Tinubu’s dodgy political fortunes in Southwest
  • Saraki must vacate the position of Senate president – Oshiomole
  • PDP almost turned Nigeria to one-party state, says Oshiomole
  • NCC, CPC move against consumer abuse by sector operators
  • We need more young Nigerians in technology space, says Tijani
  • Telecoms operators end Q2 with 9.04% growth




  • APC rejects EIU, HSBC predictions
  • Fayose writes EFCC, seeks invitation
  • Chinese firm eyes Serena Williams’ racquet maker
  • Fleeing gunmen kill sergeant, steal rifle
  • Korea doing a lot to disarm but Washington not responding — Putin
  • Amaechi defends building transport varsity in Daura
  • Pope Francis says intends to visit Japan in 2019
  • Liverpool’s Keita admits it will take time to be at his best
  • Police arrest Evans’ lawyer in court
  • Nigeria vs Liberia: President Weah makes surprise return to football against Super Eagles
  • US Open: Chair umpire Ramos ‘good’ despite controversy
  • Nine-year-old girl’s anthem protest sparks debate in Australia
  • Turkey captures chief suspect in 2013 border bombing – State media
  • Skripal poisoning: Russia identifies suspects, says they are civilians
  • What to do if your loan application is denied
  • Fleeing gunmen kill sergeant, steal rifle
  • Rival cultists disrupt burial of slain 14-year-old member in Bauchi
  • Panic as gully ‘swallows’ 50 houses in Ogun community
  • Man remanded in prison for alleged murder of neighbour’s son
  • Taraba police nab three for killing six-year-old for ritual
  • OAU student misses exam after argument with worker
  • Gunmen kill Catholic priest, one other in Imo
  • Task force arrests fake doctor in Ondo
  • Police arrest four robbery suspects in Abia hotel
  • Consensus: Don’t shut out others, APC NWC tells state excos
  • Don’t vote dullard as gov, Aregbesola tells Osun people
  • 2019: PDP presidential aspirants reject consensus, insist on primary
  • Two APC aspirants battle Ambode for Lagos ticket
  • Buhari is Nigeria’s most incompetent leader, says Atiku
  • APC defectors are weak, selfish, says Buhari
  • Police begin intelligence gathering against vote-buying in Osun
  • 2019: Dogara declares intention to seek re-election



The Nation

  • Lalong’s Director of Press dies in India
  • 2019: Okorocha sacks appointees contesting election
  • APC: Heavy security at secretariat as Buhari submit forms
  • Breaking: Fayose surrenders self to EFCC
  • Idahosa to politicians: Allow INEC do its job
  • 2019: Buhari to submit nomination form Wednesday
  • PDP governors disagree on consensus presidential candidate
  • Flood: Benin residents call on Govt. to construct drains
  • Libyan PM blames ‘foreign powers’ for instability
  • Nigeria’s tax system as “weak” – US
  • George Weah Plays against Super Eagles in Liberia friendly
  • APC: Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat to battle Ambode for ticket
  • Defectors selfish, paperweight politicians, says Buhari
  • Fayose asks Assembly to okay N9.9b ‘revised budget’ one month to handover
  • 23 aggrieved PDP Reps threaten to defect to APC
  • George Weah Plays against Super Eagles in Liberia friendly
  • We are battle ready for Niger clash – Manu Garba
  • Marcelo to pay €753,000 in tax fraud settlement
  • Swim if you can to stay healthy declares Christine Lagarde
  • Everton’s Moshiri increases ownership stake in club
  • Italian optimism wanes after Portugal loss
  • Balogun advises Eaglets to be cautious against Niger
  • Nigeria’s tax system as “weak” – US
  • APC: Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat to battle Ambode for ticket




  • Adamawa Govt Raises The Alarm over Imminent Floods
  • APC Adopts Buhari as Presidential Candidate
  • Buhari Will Win 2019 Election, Says Former Minister
  • If I Lose Presidential Ticket, I Will Work for PDP’s Victory,…
  • 2019: Saraki Names Okupe Head of His Media Campaign Council
  • Visionscape Files Statement of Defence, Counterclaim to Suit Filed by Ex-employees
  • Teachers in Kwara Threatens Strike Over Unpaid Four Months Salaries
  • Group: Kachikwu Won’t Respond to Extortionist, Faceless Organisation
  • Political Uncertainty Stalls Investment in Aviation Sector
  • Ambode Fights Back, Moves to Neutralise Mandate Group, Rallies Abuja for…
  • Buhari: No More Corrupt-minded Persons in APC
  • US Sanction on Iran Pushes Crude Oil Price to $78
  • PDP Governors Meet Presidential Aspirants, Kick against Consensus Candidacy
  • US Links Nigeria’s Poor Social Services to Inefficient Energy Sector
  • FG Orders Deportation of 36 Indians, Two Koreans
  • FG Inaugurates Committee on Herdsmen Killings
  • Buhari’s Refusal to Sign Electoral Act Plot to Rig 2019 General…
  • Osinbajo: MSMEs Key to Economic Growth
  • Presidential Committee Recovers N769bn Stolen Assets
  • Open Sky Africa will Benefit Nigerian Airlines, Says IATA
  • Buhari to Address 73rd UN General Assembly Sept 25
  • NEXIM Earmarks N37bn to Promote Agricultural Products in 36 States, FCT
  • Presidential Aspirant Cautions against Recycling Corrupt Politicians
  • Enelamah Refutes Allegations of Fraud in GEM Project
  • ACCA Honours Members
  • Stock Market Dips Further on Continuing Profit Taking in Bellwethers
  • Sekibo Urges Banks to Support SMEs
  • CHI Launches Travel Insurance Policy
  • Banks, Capital Importation and Economic Devt
  • NERC Puts Power Sector Q1 Shortfall at N112 Billion
  • NBL Appoints Oriakhi New Marketing Director
  • Deepening Financial Inclusion
  • Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers to Offer Annuity to Retirees, Others
  • AIICO Launches Online Customer Self-Service Portal
  • Group to Discuss Developments in Insurance Market
  • Improving Cocoa Production




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