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Here are the major headlines for Monday, July 30, 2018


  • Insecurity: Buhari sends 1,000 troops to Zamfara
  • Anti-graft war: Reps pass proceeds of crime bill
  • Alleged forgery: Reps panel wants Buhari’s aide prosecuted
  • Attackers wanted to kill me, Melaye alleges
  • Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail ready next year — Minister
  • FG overpays N196bn as personnel costs to 450 MDAs
  • FG recalls 2.4 million bottles of codeine syrup
  • 2019: INEC budgets N1.8bn for possible presidential run-off
  • Report at Nigerian embassy, FG tells remaining World Cup fans in Russia
  • Buhari didn’t want alliance with Tinubu in 2013 – Galadima
  • UI ranked Nigeria’s best, ABUAD tops private varsities
  • 842 sanctioned for malpractices as NABTEB releases May/June results
  • Police post four commissioners to Bayelsa in two weeks
  • King’s College alumni build e-Braille library after PUNCH’s report
  • My dad’s autopsy inconclusive, says MKO Abiola’s daughter
  • Dismissed US soldier nabbed in Owerri for defrauding visa seekers
  • Gridlock: Lagos shuts five bonded terminals
  • I only lured my friend to where he was killed — Kano cyclist
  • 25-year-old man hangs self in Ondo
  • Family raises the alarm over son’s abduction by SARS officers
  • Youths beat DPO as bus kills two in Ondo
  • Family of murdered Lagos guard demands corpse from police



The Nation

  • EFCC detectives to quiz Ekweremadu over assets
  • Gbajabiamila donates fire extinguishers to market women
  • Pension fund assets hit N8.14tr, says PenCom
  • NNPC, DPR must explain zero revenue remittance, says Auditor-General
  • Gates Foundation, Dangote, govt to fight malnutrition
  • Nigerian kills Nigerian in South Africa
  • APC patrons launch battle to sack Saraki’s supporters
  • Gunmen kill BDC man after snatching $80,000
  • Police arrest doctor, nurse over patient’s death
  • Ambode, Obaseki, others celebrate Ademowo at 70
  • Ortom: I left APC over killing of my people
  • Defection: Oshiomhole’s emergence saved APC from collapse, says Okorocha
  • Benue tax board reduces tariffs on produce, others
  • Eko Theatre carnival holds third edition
  • The Nation editor donates books to Unilorin




  • 7 PDP senators set to defect to APC — Ndume
  • Dasuki’s Family Asks NBA To Probe Malami
  • Boko Haram Kill 11 Solders As Troops Down 16 Insurgents
  • We need Igbo Presidency, Okechukwu counters Igbo leaders
  • APC asks Saraki-led appointees from Kwara to resign or be sacked
  • NBC Pledges Continued Investment In Glass Bottle
  • FMDQ Shareholders Approve N5bn Capital Raise, Name Change
  • Be Patient With Us Over Constructions —Delta Govt
  • I’ll Turn Tourism, Arts And Culture To Major Economy Booster As Culture Minister — Ebohon
  • Abiri: IYC Calls For Arraignment Of Other Detained N-Deltans
  • Oshodi-Apapa Gridlock: Why We’re Helpless — Police, Navy, FRSC, LASTMA
  • Fustar Football Tournament Kicks Off Wednesday
  • 2019: I’ll Review Sack Of 25,000 Teachers In Kaduna – Ashiru
  • Astymin Rewards Pupils With Scholarships For Academic Brilliance
  • Asaba 2018 AAC: 15 Countries On Ground, Others Expected Today



The Guardian

  • Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe election
  • Dogara set to dump APC, join PDP
  • Nigeria gets fresh prospects in ECOWAS, international trade
  • Government, Alpha Mead seal deal on remodeling of Abuja federal secretariat
  • Governors, others celebrate retiring Ademowo at 70
  • Benue Assembly serve Ortom impeachment notice
  • Death toll rises as tinder-dry conditions fuel deadly California fires
  • Greek prime minister Tsipras visits scene of wildfire disaster
  • ‘I’ll surpass Mimiko’s achievements in healthcare’ -Akeredolu
  • Al-Makura reshuffles cabinet, drops 9 Commissioners, 2 aides
  • Gunmen kidnap 15 in Zamfara
  • Igali lauds Nigerian wrestlers over AYG performance
  • Alamuwa, Muslim schools win Gtbank Ogun Principals Cup
  • Oboh is fifth best at 2018 US Teen World Golf Championship
  • Super Eagles’ prospect too tempting to dump, says Rohr
  • Falconets beat Austrian club 4-0, set for FIFA U-20 World Cup
  • NFF offers to train, absorb Carl Ikeme into Super Eagles’ crew
  • Reality dawns as debts wobble under sustainability test
  • Why sector products are hard to sell in Nigeria
  • Africa50 fund gathers momentum as new catalyst for continent’s growth
  • Reality dawns as debts wobble under sustainability test
  • Why sector products are hard to sell in Nigeria
  • Africa50 fund gathers momentum as new catalyst for continent’s growth
  • Defections defeat essence of party system, says Utomi
  • NYSC warns corps members against misconduct in 2019 polls
  • Women want more elective slots in 2019




  • NAF: Establishment of Operation Commands to Meet Security Challenges
  • Impeached Benue Speaker, 8 Members Reconvene
  • Indonesia to Rescue 500 Hikers, Guides Stranded by Landslides
  • Ondo Gets Free N2.1bn Medical Equipment from US-based Firm
  • Defections Can’t Halt Buhari’s Victory in 2019, Says Campaign Organisation
  • Recapitalisation: Low Stock Prices Expose Insurance Firms to Hostile Takeover
  • NNPC Records N240bn Loss in 13-month Petrol Supplies
  • Kwankwaso Reconciles with Shekarau, Moves against APC
  • FG Dispatches Combined Security Forces, Fighter Jets to Zamfara
  • SERAP Drags Senate to UN over Repressive Press Council Bill
  • IYC Decries Posting of Four Police Commissioners to Bayelsa in Two…
  • IATA, ACI Campaign against Human Trafficking
  • Concerns Mount as Oil and Gas Free Zones’ Policies Hamper Presidential…
  • We Strip Prospective Students Naked During Screening to Check Cultists, Says…
  • Kogi State Govt Denies Losing N36m to Theft State NMA elects…
  • Niger Delta Leaders Deplore FG’s Failure to Implement the Region’s Demands
  • Youths Beat DPO As Bus Kills Two Persons in Ondo
  • Obaseki Predicts Sustained Capital Market Resilience
  • July 30, 2018 3:03 amFG Moves against Anti-Labour Practices in Oil Sector
  • Total: We Have Injected $10bn into Nigeria’s Economy
  • Group Harps on Efficiently Managed National Carrier
  • NBC Fines Daar Communications over Broadcast Infringement




  • ICAN push for better public fund management
  • Gov Ambode urges religious groups to champion peace ahead of 2019
  • Organisation awards scholarships to public school students
  • Ekiti NLC reject payment of one salary per month from state govt
  • Osun 2018: APC behind court case against our governorship candidate — PDP
  • Defection: Leave Dogara alone, group warns APC
  • Revisit expulsion of Buruji, Rep member pleas with PDP
  • INEC nomination forms too expensive says Ogun governorship aspirant
  • Blackout: Ondo youths threaten to shut Benin-Lagos expressway tomorro
  • 25-year-old man hangs self in Ondo
  • Army, police arrest six robbery, kidnap suspects in Kogi State
  • Doctor, nurse arrested over abortion that led to death
  • Fake revenue agent nabbed in Anambra
  • Mugabe breaks silence on Zimbabwe poll
  • Palestinian teen who slapped Israeli soldier freed from prison
  • Indonesia earthquake: 14 dead on tourist island of Lombok
  • Egypt court sentences 75 to death over 2013 protests
  • Only 3 corporate entities accessed the domestic bonds market in 2017 ― DMO
  • Pension fund assets hit N8.14tr ― PenCom
  • ICAN – institute of chartered accountants nigeria
  • ICAN push for better public fund management
  • NSCDC, CBN nab 10 for hawking naira notes
  • Neglecting Hepatitis B leads to liver cancer — Physician
  • NMA tasks Kogi Government on doctors’ welfare
  • FG’s emergency policy will reduce morbidity, mortality — Minister
  • UNDP, Japan, distribute agriculture inputs, solar lanterns in Adamawa
  • un guber election: PDP drags in David Mark to save Adeleke
  • APC to witness another round of defection •Meeting on fresh defection to hold abroad
  • CJTF could be worse than Boko Haram – UNDP
  • Oshiomhole is a usurper — Buba Galadima
  • Osun guber election: PDP drags in David Mark to save Adeleke




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