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Here are the major headlines for Friday, November 2, 2018


  • Boko Haram attacks Borno IDPs’ camp, kills eight
  • Kanu’s escape: Court asked to order prosecution of Fani-Kayode, Abaribe, others
  • EFCC arraigns police account officers for N1.35bn theft
  • Alleged $5m bribery: Kano Assembly panel summons Ganduje today
  • Military discovers illegal security training camp in Taraba
  • Falcons target ninth AWCON win
  • CBN fixes N5bn capital base for Payment Service Banks
  • CBN, NERDC introduce financial literacy to secondary schools
  • NSE suspends trading in Unity Bank, five others’ shares
  • Fraudsters collecting death benefits of living workers — PenCom
  • Diamond Bank disburses N1bn loans to SMEs
  • Winners emerge in NIBSS challenge
  • Only 45% of girls in northern Nigeria attend school – UNICEF
  • Sterling-MTN scheme to improve 141 million lives
  • Atiku will reduce fuel price, says PDP
  • Oshiomhole: APC has lost five million voters, says Okorocha
  • Wike bars Rivers tertiary institutions from increasing fees
  • Police move in as crisis rocks Ekiti PDP secretariat
  • Gunmen kidnap naval personnel in Delta, demand N5m ransom
  • Lagos trader commits suicide to spite mother



The Nation

  • Memories of DSS invasion as Buhari, Daura hold talks
  • Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack
  • 2019: We won’t interfere in INEC’s duties, Amaechi tells EU
  • NAFDAC warns against consumption of puffer fish
  • IG’s panel to destroy 10,000 recovered illegal firearms, others
  • Police arraign 130 Shiite members over Abuja violent protest
  • Police arraign 97 suspects over Kaduna crisis
  • NCWS to Buhari: fill three women seats in the cabinet
  • NNPC pumps up petrol price from Fuel Fund
  • Akpabio: defectors planning to truncate Buhari’s govt
  • Okorocha, Amosun accuse Oshiomhole of injustice
  • Waste: Yaba LCDA launches Environmental Monitoring Corps
  • 23 suspected cultists arrested in Ogun
  • TVC gets new brand identity
  • Oyo spent N200b on infrastructure in seven years, says Ajimobi




  • Our economy is good, but I will make it better – Buhari
  • Buhari to NCWS: I’ll continue to be fair to women in appointments
  • Buhari, 36 Govs dragged to court over refusal to pay N30, 000 new minimum wage
  • Amnesty Office Partnering PTI To Train 200 Ex-Agitators —Dokubo
  • NHIS: Executive Secretary Paid N508m Without Due Process— Board Chairman
  • NITDA Rakes In N13bn In Two Years
  • Benin Palace Chief Wants 1897 Judgment On Oba Ovonranmwen Quashed
  • Gunmen abduct 3 health workers in Nasarawa state
  • 2 Doctors Slump In Kogi Hospital
  • Dismissed Soldier Hijacks Car In Edo, Arrested In Delta
  • Again, ex-governor Yuguda defects to APC
  • I Regret Returning To APC — Olusola Oke
  • Return one illegal AK 47 rifle, collect N1m, Gov. Yari assures
  • Delta Govt. launches emergency ambulance service
  • 2019: S-South, S-East Monarchs Express Concern Over Security
  • Readytaxis Unveils IOS, Android App Booking
  • Jimi Agbaje Picks Lawyer As Running Mate




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