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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Nation

  • Clark, INC, others knock PIB as passed 
  • Yoruba nation not the answer, says Soyinka
  • Southern governors call for power shift to South
  • Reviewing police’s fight against criminality  5:51 AM
  • ‘Use researched publications to boost national security’ 
  • Minister urges concerted efforts to end oil, gas infrastructure vandalism 
  • Ogboni King in police can 
  • A road much travelled 
  • Forced marriage in Nigeria: travails of young girls 
  • Firm battles Abia govt over $151m Paris Club refund 
  • Ondo election: Who wants Akeredolu out? 
  • The Nnamdi Kanu extradition puzzle 
  • Sungbo Eredo heritage: Nigeria’s potential tourists’ hub 
  • Will Press Council Bill enhance or kill the media? 
  • Kanu, Igboho and ethnic bile 
  • Two schools shut over COVID-19 scare in Lagos 
  • BREAKING: Kaduna orders closure of 13 schools over insecurity 
  • Gunmen abduct unspecified passengers in Osun 
  • Full text of Southern Govs communique 
  • JUST IN: Lagos Assembly passes bill barring police from parading suspects
  • BREAKING: Minister collapses during official engagement in Bauchi
  • UPDATED: Southern governors back rotational presidency
  • I don’t have a side chick in Lagos – RMD 
  • Southern Govs back zoning of 2023 presidency to south 
  • Soyinka to FG: stop pursuing Igboho, apologise to him 
  • BREAKING: Passed PIB satanic, unjust, embarrassing, says Clark
  • Two abducted kids killed in Benue 
  • BREAKING: Southern Govs meet in Lagos House 
  • I’m not floating a political party – Obasanjo 
  • Surrender to DSS, Olowu advises Sunday Igboho
  • BREAKING: Bandits kidnap students in Kaduna as two soldiers feared shot
  • T.B. Joshua funeral: Lagos officials inspect church facilities to prevent COVID-19 
  • Niger Delta stakeholders: PIB provisions not far-reaching 
  • Naira devaluation will push petrol subsidy to N7.1b per day 
  • Explosives kill kid, injure two in Kaduna



  • Opposition mounts as National Assembly transmits PIB to Buhari next week
  • EFCC operatives batter FRSC official, rice farmer in Enugu night raid
  • FIRS secretly recruited 2,000 workers, agency under financial pressure –NCSU
  • Soyinka slams FG over handling of Igboho, Kanu
  • Minister slumps at Bauchi event, lands in trauma centre
  • Ohanaeze insists on slot as 17 govs demand 2023 South presidency
  • My party members are Nigerians battling hunger, unemployment, poverty – Obasanjo
  • PFN, CAN tackle FG as bandits abduct 140 students in fresh Kaduna raid
  • Lagos maritime union members in three-day gun battle over money
  • Electoral Act amendment proposes oath taking for INEC officials, security agents
  • UPDATED: Fire guts building in TB Joshua’s Synagogue church
  • Man hangs self in Buhari’s constituency
  • Yoruba Nation rally: Family of slain salesgirl threatens to sue Lagos, police
  • Lagos maritime union members in three-day gun battle over money
  • Residents, business owners lament week-long blackout in Ogun communities
  • Aggrieved residents burn Abuja suspected phone thief
  • EFCC nabs four Internet fraudsters, court jails one
  • One killed as escort vehicle crushes Kwara tricycles
  • Police, hunters comb bushes as gunmen kidnap Osun travellers
  • Oil hits $77, daily petrol subsidy rises to N6.07bn
  • Non-oil sector driving Nigerian economy -Finance minister
  • MTN to boost stock market liquidity by N375bn
  • Bitcoin at lowest exchange supply in six months
  • CBN pledges increased interventions to SMEs
  • Investors gain N4.17bn as stock market rises further
  • ARCON registers 694 architects in three years
  • My party members are Nigerians battling hunger, unemployment, poverty – Obasanjo
  • Tinubu’s loyalists allege exclusion from Ekiti APC meeting
  • 75 aggrieved councillors tackle Abiodun over failed re-election bid
  • Katsina Assembly considers bill to ban street begging
  • Kogi governorship: Group drums support for late Audu’s son
  • Nasarawa APC opts for consensus
  • Ogun monarch canvasses support for Igbo presidency
  • PIB: South-West Govs, Senators, Reps meet in Abuja Tuesday
  • Olympics: Diogu excluded, Ogwumike sisters make D’Tigress squad
  • Wrestlers set for Pre-Olympics tourney in Yenagoa
  • First batch of Team Nigeria departs for Olympics today
  • National Youth Games to hold Oct 10 to 19
  • Federer becomes oldest Wimbledon quarter-finalist in modern era
  • Lille appoint Gourvennec as head coach
  • Tokyo Olympics: Team Nigeria first batch departs for Japan Tuesday
  • Iyabo Ojo, Tonto Dikeh slam Yomi Fabiyi over ‘Oko Iyabo’
  • Baba Ijesha: Yomi Fabiyi under fire over new movie ‘Oko Iyabo’
  • Men who allegedly beat, threatened to kill ASP arraigned before Osun court
  • Vector eulogises late dad in emotional tribute
  • Why life begins at 60 for me — RMD
  • 10 things you didn’t know about Nigerian Idols finalist Akunn




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