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Today’s evening news (Tuesday, July 24, 2018)


  • Osinbajo extends order on Apapa gridlock by 48 hours
  • Offa robberies: IG summons Saraki again
  • $30bn NDPHC probe: Reps query illegal expenditure by boards …say stakeholders were shut out by executive fiat
  • Court remands man on alleged rape of applicant
  • National carrier: Engage stakeholders, foreign airlines tell FG
  • Inflation drops for 17th consecutive month to 11.23%
  • FG releases admission lists for 104 colleges
  • 65 agencies have never submitted accounts for audit –AuGF
  • Ngige orders ECN workers to end strike
  • NSITF board: Oshiomhole threatens Ngige with expulsion
  • Seven worshippers die in Borno mosque suicide attack
  • Ex-commissioner, three others killed on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway — Police
  • Oyedepo to Buhari: Resign, get out of office
  • 2019: PDP’s presidential candidate emerges October 6 …as party releases timetable
  • Fire guts Aregbesola’s office
  • Ajimobi, Alao-Akala, others meet to resolve Oyo APC crisis
  • Imo lawyers boycott court sittings, want IG to sack CP, DPO
  • Street traders jailed in Oyo
  • Daughter fakes own kidnap, collects ransom from father
  • Katsina flood: 10 more corpses recovered, says Emir



The Nation

  • Buhari, Kwankwaso, other senators meet
  • Saraki: Police invited me to stop my defection
  • High Court restrains Olofa from encroaching on land
  • Ex-INEC chiefs’ forfeit N387m allegedly received from Diezani
  • 18 air assets bought in three years to fight insurgency
  • Fed Govt raises team to unbundle NRC
  • 9m benefit from Social Investment Programme, says Presidency
  • World-class transport system coming, says NPA MD
  • Immigration repatriates 75 immigrants in Enugu
  • Trawler owners raise the alarm on threats to $5b investments
  • Ecobank donates water facility to school
  • PDP expels Kashamu, three others
  • Fire guts Gov. Aregbesola’s office
  • Three held for trying to steal from Tompolo
  • Ortom to announce next move Thursday
  • Ogunbiyi urges PDP to declare him Osun primary winner
  • PDP endorses fusion of R-APC with party
  • Osun APC candidate Oyetola to boost IGR




  • Nigeria Needs Capital Market To Fund Infrastructure — Osinbajo
  • Bauchi Governor Duly Elected, Supreme Courts Rules
  • FG To Demolish Apapa Rail Station To Expand Seaport
  • Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018: Throw It Out, Publishers, Editors, NUJ, Other Media Stakeholders Tell Senate
  • 5,000 Nigerian Doctors Are In S-Africa— Envoy
  • 300 Taekwondoist Storm Lagos For IGP Tourney
  • NLPGA Suspends ES Over Alleged Fraud
  • Gridlock : LASG directs tank farms to provide loading bays in 30 days
  • 15 Communities Send SOS To Ambode Over Non-Functional PHC
  • Manufacturers Seek Further Reduction In Lagos Land Use Charge
  • Oseni Emerges New Lagos NMA Chairman
  • Edo Govt Partners Neo Media For Cycling Tour
  • Thrills, As Reinstated Uromi Monarch Takes Homecoming Celebration To Oba Of Benin Palace
  • Asaba 2018 AAC : Delta Senior Citizen Happy With Keshi Stadium Commissioning
  • Ng To Revolutionise Estate Planning In Nigeria
  • Girl stages own kidnap to raise N350,000 for mother’s debt




  • 37 APC Members Defect to PDP, ADC
  • Senate Asks Security Operatives to Vacate Ekweremadu’s Residence
  • FG not Paying $300m for 5% Stake in Nigeria Air, Says…
  • Atiku Calls on Buhari to Stop Persecution of N’Assembly Leaders
  • Fayemi Announces 32-member Transition Committee
  • House PD‎P Members Celebrate Defection in Senate
  • Gemade, Melaye, Tejuosho, Hunkuyi, 11 Other APC Senators Defect to PDP
  • Saraki Presides over Senate Plenary, Ekweremadu Absent
  • EFCC Invites Ekweremadu for Interrogation
  • Security Operatives Lay Siege to Saraki, Ekweremadu’s Homes
  • Again, Inflation Drops to 11.23%
  • Suspected Kidnappers Kill Ex-commissioner in Katsina
  • Over 5,000 Nigerian Doctors Working in South Africa, Says Envoy
  • Oil Community Set For Showdown With Shell Over Judgement Debt
  • Police Invitation, an Attempt to Stop Party Switch, Says Saraki
  • PDP Sets Up Committee to Discuss Name Change with rAPC
  • Media Stakeholders Tell Senate to Put NPC Bill on Hold
  • Increase in FPI Outflow Weighs down External Reserves
  • MTN, Microsoft Collaborate to Support SMEs
  • Getting Beyond the Blame Game
  • Allianz Group Completes Acquisition of Ensure
  • Oil Producing Communities Want Derivation Fund Raised to 50%


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