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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, July 15, 2021


  • Military releases 1,009 ex-Boko Haram fighters to Borno
  • IPOB alleges Kanu’s health deteriorating, demands access to treatment
  • FG to partner Korea in boosting mining sector
  • Three siblings die after yam flour meal in Kwara
  • FIBA stops Nneka Ogwumike from representing Nigeria
  • Debt servicing rises, gulps 72% of FG revenues
  • Kidnappers raped me daily, killed abductees in my presence – Woman
  • We suspect conspiracy in Super TV boss murder, says CP
  • Tax credit: FEC awards N309.9bn road contracts to Dangote
  • Kaduna, kidnapping HQ, says CAN, demands emergency rule
  • Reps to pass electoral bill today, panel pegs presidential poll expenses at N5bn
  • Yoruba Nation rally: Falana takes over slain salesgirl’s case, Lagos pledges justice
  • My nickname is ‘king of madness’ but I’m innocent – Heavily tattoed man arrested by Lagos police
  • Fans attack police as command parades heavily-tatooed artiste, King of Madness, as suspect
  • Kidnappers raped me daily, killed abductees in my presence – Woman
  • We suspect conspiracy in Super TV boss murder, says CP
  • Abiodun blames FG as residents tackle gov over Lagos-Abeokuta highway
  • Motorists stranded as Plateau communities protest herdsmen’s serial killings
  • Ekiti father lands in prison for allegedly defiling 11-year-old daughter
  • Gunmen seize Kogi monarch in vehicle, demand N30m
  • Miriam GTB Managing Director
  • GTB appoints Olusanya first female managing director
  • Tax credit: FEC awards N309.9bn road contracts to Dangote
  • Debt servicing rises, gulps 72% of FG revenues
  • Banks’ total assets rise by N6.97tn in one year
  • Senate upholds AG’s report, orders N300bn refund from NPA, BPE, 57 agencies
  • FG looking for right privatisation investors, says Osinbajo
  • Stock market ends five-day losing streak, gains N7.97bn
  • Onochie can function elsewhere for Nigeria – Situation Room
  • Incumbent-Bauchi-State-Governor-Mohammed-Abubakar-and-incoming-successor-Bala-Mohammed
  • Bauchi gov alleges predecessor mismanaged N60bn Paris Club refund
  • Lawan berates ‘rabble rousers’ as National Assembly rejects electronic results transmission
  • Reps minority leaders protest as sixth Zamfara Rep dumps PDP for APC
  • APC orders membership registration’s resumption in Kwara, Imo, others
  • Assembly proposes ban on Ogun monarchs from political rallies
  • NEG seeks southern Christian as President
  • Bailiff attacked in gov’s hometown over APC leader’s summons
  • FIBA stops Nneka Ogwumike from representing Nigeria
  • I’ll be surprised if D’Tigers don’t win Olympic medal – Udezue
  • Udala FC boss, one other killed in Anambra
  • My dream is to become Olympic gold medalist – 11-year-old world No.1 Mustapha
  • Gadzama tips D’Tigers for medal
  • Falcons star Ohale joins Alaves till 2023
  • AFD, FAME plan sporting activities for c
  • 2021 Emmy Awards: Cynthia Erivo, Uzo Aduba, other Nigerians bag nominations
  • I’ll never stop celebrating Sound Sultan -2baba
  • Davido, Tiwa Savage visit Obama DMW’s gravesite in Lagos
  • The Voice: Competition gets tougher as final eight battle in next episode
  • Wizkid’s journey to Billboard Hot 100
  • My encounter with traffic robbers -Actor Salami Rotimi


The Nation

  • El-Rufai’s headache 
  • Another viral reset 
  • UNILAG shuts hostels, reverts to online classes
  • Court declines EFCC’s request to play video in ex-NNPC GMD’s trial 
  • Eighth Senate organised security summit, says Saraki 
  • FEC okays N331b, $40m for roads, EFCC, others 
  • INEC given power to decide on e-transmission of results
  • Supreme Court stops Imo’s access to 17 oil wells 
  • PDP governors: Buhari intimidating our colleagues
  • EFCC unveils new App to aid whistleblowing, trails corrupt elements 
  • Kanu seeks transfer from DSS custody to Kuje prison 
  • Reps and fight against corruption 
  • Wike and the audacity of accountability 
  • What has kept me this far, by Alakija 
  • Ladipo market shut after clash 
  • Masquerade’s custodian faces murder charges in Osun
  • Cultists kill three in Anambra 
  • Sound Sultan exits motherland 
  • Lawan: I received 900 SMS in one day over alleged ‘doctoring’ of Electoral Bill 
  • Police arrest more suspects over SuperTV boss’ murder 
  • IPOB raises the alarm over Nnamdi Kanu’s deteriorating health 
  • Masked hoodlums vandalise factional Oyo PDP office 
  • Suspected soldiers reportedly hold shoppers hostage in Abia 
  • UPDATED: UNILAG shuts hostels, reverts to online classes only 
  • BREAKING: UNILAG Senate directs students to vacate hostels over third wave 
  • BREAKING: Reps receive Electoral Act amendment bill 
  • JUST IN: Supreme Court restrains AGF, RMAFC, others over Rivers/ Imo boundary dispute 
  • INEC job: Onochie’s rejection good for democracy 
  • Media can’t force House to withdraw Bill, says sponsor 
  • Edo: Panel submits #ENDSARS report 
  • Several killed in soldiers-touts clash at Ladipo market 
  • Insecurity holding down development, says Buhari 
  • NDLEA intercepts cartel supplying drugs to North 
  • Gunmen kill policemen, burn three vehicles in Anambra




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