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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, September 20, 2018


  • Hope rises for Ambode as Tinubu mulls pardon
  • Rift between executive, legislature raises concern for economy, says MAN
  • Nigeria suspends national carrier takeoff over investors’ apathy
  • AfDB signs into $1b private sector-led facility
  • Paying lip service to education with emergency declaration
  • France’s Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets
  • Pope to pay tribute to Baltic freedom amid abuse crisis
  • PDP youth group accuses Secondus of plotting to impose presidential candidate
  • Tenant arraigned over alleged beating of landlord’s wife, son
  • Kim seeks second Trump summit ‘at an early date’: Moon
  • Russia invalidates ‘rigged’ vote after protests
  • Amaju Pinnick re-elected NFF president
  • Ahmed Musa bags hat-trick for new club
  • Belgium join France atop FIFA rankings
  • Mourinho upbeat as Pogba points way for Man Utd in Europe
  • Allegri bemoans lack of VAR after Ronaldo sees red for Juventus
  • South Africa slashes ticket prices for Super Eagles rematch
  • Is Not Too Young to Run Act a fallacy?
  • Recent disasters in Abuja and FCTA’s timely response
  • Buhari’s appointments, Seiyefa and DSS
  • I will dance to office after Osun governorship victory, says Adeleke
  • Saraki and burden of loyal aspirants
  • Confusion over Adeleke’s police invitation
  • Experts seek awareness on cyber security education
  • Private sector involvement crucial to lift sector, says Bank- Olemoh
  • Crisis looms at LASU over alleged plot to sack three lecturers
  • Man Who Raped Seven Year Old Girl With Metal Pipe Arrested
  • Twitter Reactions To Ronaldo’s Red Card
  • Wizkid’s Baby Mama Shola Drags Him For Being An Irresponsible Father
  • DELSU ends 16-year tears of physically-challenged UNIOSUN student
  • Bridging gap between labs, research institutes, industries
  • Sanofi, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos inaugurate diabetes, hypertension clinic




  • Exam fraud: Buhari overrules IG, stops Adeleke’s invitation by police
  • FG suspends Nigeria Air indefinitely
  • WAEC confirms Adeleke sat for 1981 exams
  • Men in prison for allegedly defrauding Osun lawmaker of N38m
  • Gas pipeline: NNPC negotiating with Chinese lenders
  • FG targets N6bn from 20 silos’ concession
  • We don’t predetermine treasury bills’ interest rates – DMO
  • UK, group to monitor $322m Abacha loot spending
  • Train kills police inspector, motorcyclist in Lagos
  • 2019: Chris Giwa declares senatorial bid
  • Ekiti governorship tribunal relocates to Abuja
  • Osun poll: DIG to earn N200,000 allowance in 10 days
  • Osun poll: TMG deploys 300 observers, says politicians sharing money
  • Herbalist, two others remove sergeant’s eyes for charm
  • Tinubu, APC mount pressure on Ambode to step down, endorse Sanwo-Olu
  • APC’s expensive nomination form frustrating women’s ambition – Owoola
  • Oyetola will deliver on health care – Tinubu
  • Christian body slams youth wing for endorsing Akpabio
  • Gunmen kill Okowa’s SA on investments in Benin
  • Cultists kill final- year medical student, four others
  • Lagos teacher defiles Down syndrome teenager



The Nation

  • Buhari, 87 other presidents to address UN General Assembly September 25
  • Malabu: Court rules today on Shell, Eni case
  • N200m dud cheque: Uzodinma denies arrest warrant
  • I did not steal N14.1m, ex-perm sec tells court
  • NCC: 9mobile’s $100m debt news false
  • 87b fine: CBN reviews new evidence from banks, MTN
  • Unrepentant criminals in the Niger Delta’ll face the law-Navy
  • AAU killings: Police nab suspects
  • Peterside: Nigeria to become largest supplier of seafarers in Africa
  • Minimum wage: Labour insists on strike after ultimatum
  • We represent Nigeria’s greatness, Air Peace tells Nigerians in Ghana
  • APC shifts primaries to September 25
  • Moghalu meets financial investors, others in London
  • Lagos: I’m back in the governorship race – Jimi Agbaje
  • Your job requires absolute loyalty, Ganduje tells new deputy
  • Ecological Fund: Obaseki remedies gully sites
  • Araraume declares for APGA
  • Ahmed urges politicians to avoid unguarded utterances
  • Market women assures Oyetola of massive votes
  • Amnesty Office rallies ex-militant leaders for Buhari




  • Mandatory use of National ID Numbers Begins January 2019
  • INEC Ban on Smartphones Unconstitutional, Unacceptable —Ekweremadu
  • 2019 Presidential Election: I’m representing youth — Jerry Gana
  • 4 Men Arraigned For Defrauding Bank Customers of N1bn
  • Floods Ravage Delta, Anambra, Benue
  • AFCON 2019: S/Africa Cut Ticket Fees to Beat Eagles
  • 10 feared dead as hoodlums disrupt APC meeting in Abia
  • Doctors Demand Implementation Of Health Insurance Law In A-Ibom
  • NFF Election: Maigari’s Fate Hangs In The Balance
  • NBA Should Fix Minimum Wage For Lawyers – Pedro, SAN
  • 80-Yr-Old Herbalist, 2 Others Behead Policeman For His Eyes
  • Dangote Refinery Likely To Be Seen As Threat To Some European Refineries — Prof Iweriebor
  • Bianca’s Senatorial Ambition: Uwazuruike’s Loyalists Planning To Assassinate Our Leader, MASSOB Alleges
  • 11 Years After, Gov Al-Makura Probes Adamu’s Administration
  • Bayelsa PDP Alleges Bias In Removal Of DSS Boss
  • Stakeholders Condemn Delta PDP N1m Levy On Aspirants
  • Kaduna Govt Wants Eagles, Libya Match On Oct 12th




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