Today’s Major Headlines (Monday, August 26, 2014)


  • Akande, Ogbeh, Baraje Jostle for APC BoT Chair
  • At Last, NMA Calls off Doctors’ Strike
  • Military Dismisses Claim on Proclamation of ‘Islamic Caliphate’
  • PDP Plans Joint Presidential, Mid-term Convention
  • Secretary: Osun Election Petition Tribunal Yet to Receive Any Petition
  • Obasanjo Laments Level of Poverty under Jonathan’s Govt
  • FG to Commence Nationwide Assessment of Federal Projects
  • FG Orders Sale of Forfeited Vehicles to the Public
  • Judiciary Workers Threaten to Resume Strike
  • Suppress Insurgents, Not Journalists, HURIWA Charges Nigeria Armed Forces
  • Ebola: C’River Says Persons Placed on Surveillance Freed
  • Fayose Donates 10,000 Helmets to Commercial Cyclists
  • Saraki Vows to Bankroll Female PDP Aspirants in Kwara
  • Insecurity: Former COAS Urges Nigerians to Be Patient with FG
  • APC Alleges Plan to Relaunch Acronym War
  • Ogun APC Crisis: Osoba’s Group Loses Confidence in Atiku’s Reconciliation C’ttee
  • Group Urges Kwakwanso to Declare for Presidency
  • Mimiko’s Defection: APC Woos LP Members, Commissioners
  • Ribadu Campaign Organisation Distances Self from Former SSG
  • 2015 Elections: APC Youths Preach Generational Shift
  • A’Ibom SSG Urges Compliance with Electoral Act as Students Endorse Him for Guber Race
  • S’East PDP Rejects New Polling Booth Allocation by INEC, Police Promotion
  • EFCC Challenges Lashann Energy to Provide Evidence of Sale of Stolen Crude Oil
  • Total Bemoans High Cost of Oil and Gas Projects in Nigeria
  • British man begins Ebola treatment in London hospital
  • Groups caution against politics of blackmail
  • Ebola: Fashola urges residents to be safety conscious
  • Impeachment: I will return to my seat – Nyako
  • FG, Boko Haram battle for control of Gwoza
  • Ejelonu’s fiance certified Ebola free, discharged
  • Bodies of Ebola victims cremated in Lagos
  • 1000 Clerics storm Abuja to reconcile Jonathan, Obasanjo
  • Nigeria’s economy strong amidst security concerns — NIPC
  • What young enterpreneurs need know to excel—Ben Akabueze
  • 10 nabbed as Lagos task-force raids adulterated diesel joint
  • Confab recommends 54 states for Nigeria
  • NFF not serious, says Keshi
  • Confab: Jonathan didn’t interfere — Akinyemi, deputy chair
  • AMCON offloads shares as stock market recovers N8.5trn in 5 yrs
  • We’re not parasites, says northern govs
  • 3 PDP govs set to decamp – Wamakko
  • Adamawa guber: Modibbo’s integrity, his competitive edge –Campaign organization
  • Why we voted against our sons –Osun residents
  • Adamawa guber: It’s central zone’s turn – PDP stakeholders
  • 4 killed in Fulani/Eggon crisis in Nasarawa
  • South-East TAN rally: A post-mortem
  • Informal sector’s strategic to poverty reduction – Oshinowo
  • NFF election shifted
  • CIS urges corps members to train as brokers
  • LSE unveils $1.6bn rights issue for US acquisition
  • Lagos hotels, offices enforce hand-washing rule over Ebola
  • Stanbic IBTC chairman Peterside joins board of Africa’s largest bank

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