Here are the major headlines for Friday, July 12, 2019

The Nation

  • EFCC, ex-banker reach plea bargain agreement 
  • 10 Nigerian celebrities who became stars from reality shows 
  • Jonathan calls for electoral reforms
  • Just in: El-Rufai swears in new Commissioners
  • Customs loses 200 personnel yearly in anti-smuggling fight
  • Just in: Submit to e-registration, Buhari advises migrants 
  • JUST IN: Court strikes out suit challenging appointment of Tanko as CJN 
  • Lagos to partner Netherlands in education, health, others 
  • 163 more stranded Nigerians return from Libya 
  • ’96 million Nigerians multidimensionally poor’ 
  • Seven countries Nigerians can visit without visa 
  • ‘CBN to remain people-focused’ 
  • Ministerial list beyond Senate control, says spokesperson 
  • Northern Groups urges FG to end ejection of pastoralists in South East 
  • Incredible lifestyle of Biodun Fatoyinbo 
  • Only tested, trusted will make my ministerial list — Buhari
  • Nigeria’s debt hits N24.9tr 
  • 2023: INEC learnt vital lessons from 2019 polls, says Yakubu 
  • AbdulRazaq’s result is authentic, says WAEC 
  • Herdsmen attack: I’m still in trauma, says Ondo Monarch 
  • Xenophobia: NANS threatens to shut down South African Embassy, businesses 
  • Kogi primaries: We will be guided by our rules, says APC 
  • Three dead, two injured as flood ravages Plateau community 
  • NCC alerts telecom consumers on rising wave of Cybercrimes 
  • NNPC dispels fuel scarcity rumour



  • Success not by accident, Sanwo-Olu’s wife tells students
  • OPEC deal won’t alter fundamental outlook for oil market —IEA
  • Lion King album: Beyonce includes African artistes, producers
  • Davido, Chris Brown to collaborate on new song
  • Court strikes out suit seeking to stop confirmation of Tanko Muhammad as CJN
  • Brewster has ‘important role’ to play at Liverpool, says Klopp
  • Japan midfielder Abe to move to Barcelona
  • Turkey receives first S-400 defence system shipment from Russia
  • AFCON 2019: Shops looted, woman dead in France after Algeria football win
  • South African court acquits Zuma’s son over car crash
  • 163 Nigerians return from Libya —NEMA
  • Six children, four adults die in car accident
  • Muslim group, MURIC, asks Buhari to stop 2019 Big Brother Naija show
  • Engineers develop ‘artificial muscles’ 40 times stronger than human muscles
  • Koscielny rebellion adds to Arsenal gloom
  • HIV positive man molested 14-year-old Katsina girl for five months
  • Generator fumes kill couple, five children in Rivers
  • 49-year-old man remanded for allegedly raping teenage daughter
  • Two firemen, 58 others died in Benue tanker explosion – FRSC
  • Ogun villagers protest against FG’s rail project contractor
  • Man arraigned for parading himself as Osun monarch
  • Police denying us access to inspector’s corpse – Family
  • Kidnappers demand N25m ransom for Adamawa perm sec
  • Over 500 thugs surrender arms in Bauchi
  • Kaduna Assembly rejects commissioner-nominee for criticising El-Rufai
  • Okorocha’s govt shunned TSA, operated 250 accounts – Ihedioha
  • Adeleke family alleges betrayal, rejects 2022 PDP gov ticket
  • Obaseki cautions ‘Abuja politicians’ fuelling Edo crisis
  • Drama as Abiodun’s witnesses disown INEC result sheets
  • Northern youth coalition to meet govs over Ruga ultimatum


The Guardian

  • Senate ends week without Buhari’s ministerial list
  • Textile industry can create 2 million jobs, save $4bn, says CBN
  • Kogi APC guber aspirants disagree over method of primary election
  • Inlaks wins banking technology solutions provider of the year at GITTA
  • Dangote, Otedola rain more dollars on Super Eagles
  • I didn’t know most of my ministers in 2015 – Buhari
  • Court orders payment of N151m pension arrears to Nyame, 3 others
  • Tincan Customs generates N179.2bn from January 2 to July 10
  • Court strikes out suit challenging appointment of Tanko as CJN
  • 163 more stranded Nigerians return from Libya
  • 7 separatists killed in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region
  • Three reasons AFCON 2019 attendance average worsens
  • True Nigerian spirit gave Eagles victory over Bafana Bafana, says Pinnick
  • Rohr insists on total commitment ahead of Eagles’ semifinal clash
  • Mensah wins Chizea @70 birthday kitty
  • Nigeria beat Algeria, set for Tunisia in quarterfinal
  • Simona Halep to face Serena Williams in ladies’ final
  • Governor Bello is beatable under indirect primaries, say Kogi APC aspirants
  • Edo PDP commends Obaseki for bid to probe Oshiomhole’s government
  • Amaechi and search for statesmen beyond politics
  • Sobering 2020 outlook for Nigeria, others as production output rises
  • Africa, Nigeria now best investment destination, says AfDB
  • Research group rallies stakeholders on new energy crisis’ study
  • Ed Sheeran, Eminem And 50 Cent Hop On “Remember The Name”
  • R.Kelly Arrested On Child Pornography Charges
  • BBNaija Is Satanic, Says Muslim Group
  • Restructuring: When one house is better than two!
  • Salute to our troops
  • Ruga: The steps not taken




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