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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, September 5, 2018


  • I’m for fiscal federalism, not geographical restructuring, Osinbajo replies Atiku
  • APC presidential, gov aspirants to pay N45m, N22.5m for forms
  • 2019: Mark picks PDP presidential form, says restructuring inevitable
  • Donald Duke dumps PDP, picks SDP presidential form
  • PDP writes May, Merkel accuses Buhari of abusing rule of law
  • Buhari uncompromising, power drunk, says Atiku
  • Nigeria may lose $80m World Bank job creation grant
  • DSS defends officers’ recall, says Presidency’s orders legitimate
  • Police grill Fani-Kayode over anti-Fulani herdsmen article
  • Seychelles: Rohr faces selection headache as NFF confirms withdrawals
  • Arik Air plane aborts take-off at Benin airport
  • LASG tests integrity of 49 govt buildings
  • Return stolen artefacts, Benin monarch tells UK
  • Faceless people sponsored crisis in Oyo APC –Ajimobi
  • Militia shoots four travellers in Benue
  • Flood kills soldier, nine others in Kebbi
  • Four-year-old boy rescued as police nab kidnappers in Kano
  • Husband, wife sell only son for N180,000 in Calabar
  • Ogun increases distribution of Cs-of-O to 2,000 monthly
  • AAU ASUU threatens strike over poor funding



The Nation

  • Atiku: Osinbajo’s reference to my concept as vague unfortunate
  • Aides threaten to drag Saraki, Sani-Omolori to EFCC, ICPC over ‘N4b debt’
  • 2019: Army pledges security for INEC
  • Five people lay claim to N49m abandoned in sacks, says EFCC
  • EFCC: no evidence that N1.6b was transferred to Jonathan’s church
  • $2.52b pledged to fight Boko Haram insurgency
  • NHIS enrollees decry doctors’ attitude in Kaduna
  • Lawyers: Akpabio didn’t defect to APC to avoid corruption trial
  • Greek experts to train 2,500 Amnesty beneficiaries in fishing
  • Nigeria-China partnership ‘yields $5b projects’
  • ExxonMobil: blockade threatens Nigeria’s oil production
  • MTN kicks as govt demands for $2b ‘unpaid’ taxes
  • Power generation rises marginally to 2,982Mw
  • Micro pension: PenCom eyes 30m low earners, others
  • APC to pick presidential candidate Sept 20
  • Shekarau dumps PDP
  • Two die in Ogoni cult clash




  • Osinbajo, Atiku Tango Over Restructuring
  • NUJ, CAN Condemn Attack On Journalists, Communities
  • Raid On Clark’s House : Police Management Team Visits Clark, Begs Him
  • Calabar Port: Oil And Gas Cargo Do Not Add Value To Nation’s Economy — Ogodo
  • Why Warri Port Channel Dredging Can’t Go Below 7.5 Meters — NPA Boss
  • NPFL: Lobi Are Not Worthy Champions, Pillars Player Declares
  • NAICOM Begins New Policy On Tier-Based Licenses
  • 2019 AFCON Qualifiers: We Must Not Look Down On Seychelles, Rohr Warns Eagles
  • Injustice That Led To Civil War Has Deepened —Uwazuruike
  • MSMEs To Enjoy Digitize Payments From Visa
  • Delta APC Defends Uduaghan, Says We’ll Send Okowa, PDP Into Exile In 2019
  • Man Uses 2-Yr-Old Son As Collateral For N21,000 House Rent In Calabar
  • MAUTECH Gets New Registrar
  • Your Excellency Game App Debuts In Nigeria




  • Stop Buhari govt’s descent to dictatorship, PDP chair petitions UK PM
  • Chinese loans, not debt trap, we can repay ― Buhari
  • South Africa in recession for first time since 2009, rand slumps
  • I’ll report to IGP’s office by 12 Tuesday, Fani-Kayode reveals
  • Shekarau dumps PDP
  • Offa robbery: Kwara to strengthen security of lives, property
  • Customs impound 6,194 bags of rice in Ogun
  • Esan youth leader condemns detention of youths over attack on Obaseki
  • Stop Buhari govt’s descent to dictatorship, PDP chair petitions UK PM
  • Alleged defilement: Court discharges, acquits Ogun community leader
  • Anambra community celebrates new yam festival
  • Osun 2018: We’ll provide effective, responsive security ― CP
  • We will revive Tourism in Osun ― Akintola, AD guber candidate
  • 2019: Fayose receives Atiku, says PDP must be united to defeat Buhari
  • Police arrest headmaster for raping 4 school children in Enugu
  • Police arrest 13 Badoo members in Ilorin
  • 22-year-old-man commits suicide in Osun
  • Woman found dead in Ekiti cocoa farm
  • Archaeologists unearth village in Egypt older than pharaohs
  • Monica Lewinsky walks out during live interview over Clinton’s comment
  • Many trapped as bridge collapses in India
  • China to limit homework given to pupils because many are short-sighted
  • Archaeologists unearth village in Egypt older than pharaohs
  • China to limit homework given to pupils because many are short-sighted
  • FG pledges commitment to TB control, donates TB detecting machine
  • Ortom urges student nurses to strive for excellence
  • NHIS enrollees decry doctors attitude in Kaduna
  • UNICEF, NOA to establish 90 theatre groups
  • Amosan: Beauty of a mud suite at La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Lagos
  • Bola Ige Mechatronics Institute, something more to Esa–Oke


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