Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

BREAKING: Ahmed Makarfi is authentic PDP chair, says Supreme Court
Masari has restored sanity in public service – Group
Anambra guber: Incumbency factor has been demystified –Moghalu
Confusion engulfs Enugu APC
4 years not forever, Ize-Iyamu tells PDP members
N’Assembly urged to review 2017 crude benchmark
Economy to rebound in 18 months –FG
…Explains low 2017 Agric sector budget
Russia 2018 World Cup: It would be a disaster if Nigeria incurs FIFA’s wrath –Senator Ogba
Cambodia bans sand exports to Singapore
Man nabbed with N.5m cannabis in Jigawa
Bayelsa Govt. urges hospitals to key into its Health scheme
US has evidence of chemical weapons used by Damascus on April 4 – CIA chief
Dangote to own 50,000 cows, produce 500m litres of milk by 2019
Don Moen, gospel music star dead?
Group decries increasing drug abuse among youths
Man faces 300 years jail for sexually assaulting children
Bishop to agitators: Accept restructuring in place of secession
UK running out of curry chefs, fish friers – Survey
US postpones decision to lift Sudan sanctions
Our role in spending of Abacha loot limited, says World Bank

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Sheriff, reinstates Makarfi as PDP chairman
Two OSBC workers suspended for supporting Adeleke
Osinbajo keeps mum after meeting Buhari
Osinbajo flies to London on Buhari’s invitation
Oba Akiolu was chosen by the gods, Lagos kingmaker tells court
Bloodthirsty Badoo killings spark fear in Lagos community
Landlord tackles Christ Embassy over rent arrears, electricity bill
Wearing hijab makes it easy for me to rob — Suspect
Mother sells two-month old baby, buys motorcycle
Protest forces judge to reverse ex-OAU VC’s prison remand order
Oil thieves bag 20 years, weep in court
I’m cursed, woman with big butt cries out
Landlord shoots tenant dead in Abia
Reps fail to swear in Hembe’s replacement
Ex-LG chairmen, councillors protest unpaid entitlements in Ekiti
Kogi govt wasted N12m to react to my comment, says Ekweremadu
Reps give Osinbajo ultimatum to swear in ministerial nominees
Osun by-election: INEC issues certificate of return to Adeleke
My disagreement with reps healthy for Nigeria’s democracy – Fashola
Osinbajo approves 19 judges for National Industrial Court
Aisha’s post shows Buhari will be back soon –Nigerians
VIDEO: Davido’s uncle, Ademola Adeleke, marks electoral victory with enviable dance steps
Etisalat to raise fresh capital, reassures customers of continuity
Dangote to invest $4.6bn in agriculture
We’re blocking loopholes allowing corruption to thrive – Udoma
NAICOM to sanction insurance firms for rate-cutting
Profitability of snail farming for smallholders
Nigeria’s corporate governance remuneration structure weak – Report

Breaking: Court sacks Sheriff as PDP National Chairman
Politicians, soldiers failed Nigeria – Abubakar, Junaid Mohammed, Fasehun
Aisha’s comments: Senate, Afenifere, others express concern
OAU EX-VC’s trial: Protest forces judge to amend detention order
School curriculum: Why Reps returned CRK as independent subject
Nigeria’s budget lowest in sub Sahara Africa, only good to pay salary — FG
Nigeria can’t borrow, needs alternative sources of funds — Adeosun
Our main focus is incremental power — Fashola
Pro-Biafra groups disagree with Kanu, insist on holding Anambra gov election on Nov 18
APGA crisis: Join me to rebuild our party, Agbaso tells Obiano
2019: Scores storm Osoba’s residence over Yayi’s ambition
Our case against Suswam by Ortom
Automatic exchange of information’ll end tax evasion—CITN
ERGP: Udoma seeks active participation of OPS in implementation
Lagos Assembly moves to halt indiscriminate cutting of roads
Detergent manufacturers bow to consumers’ demand

Adeleke receives certificate of return in Abuja
Rig owners seek alternative funding for oil industry
Osinbajo holds secret meeting with President Buhari in London
‘Market information gap threatens $400 billion intra-Africa trade’
PDP: Supreme Court sacks Ali Modu Sheriff
Senate decries alleged role of Kogi government in Melaye’s recall
Nasarawa PDP debunks emergence of faction
Legal reference book on shipping operations debuts
EU, Nigeria to facilitate trade, investment launches in Nigeria, offers FREE web hosting services
NLNG amendment act: The needed truth
People’s parliament, yam export and other tales
The time to act is now
Journalist Henry Akubuiro’s intriguing view of the seedy side of Lagos
India star Aamir now Bollywood’s ‘King of the Khans’
FG partners UNWTO, CNN to boost creative industry
Baker Hughes, GE Oil complete merger
Nigeria LNG fetes Nipco’s gas terminal
Consumers owe Ikeja Electric Plc N88 billion electricity bills
Lagos lawmakers call for removal of council boss
The Battle Of The Ice-Cream Spots
Why blacks suffer higher rates of fatal first-time heart attacks than whites
Son says didn’t tell Trump of Russia lawyer meeting
Expletives, excitement as Mayweather, McGregor face-off
Pacquiao ‘not surprised’ by WBO review

The Nation
Judge withdraws from Patience Jonathan’s appeal ‘for personal reasons’
Osinbajo to update Nigerians on outcome of meeting with Buhari
Scores feared dead in another suicide attack in Maiduguri
Buhari, Osinbajo meet in London on state of nation
Banks raise dollar spending by 900%
How to save Nigeria, by Peace committe
EFCC arraigns judge for alleged N4.6m bribe
Metamorphosis of Etisalat
Bisi Akande loses wife
NPA employees protest planned concessioning of Warri Ports
Police arrest 100 suspected robbers, others in Anambra
MTN: we reported swap fraud to police
Kaduna SIECOM to introduce electronic voting
Osinbajo gets one-week ultimatum to inaugurate ministers
Dickson: APC was fair to all in Osun by-election
Osinbajo: Nigeria can progress despite challenges
Fashola: my rift with lawmakers is for better Nigeria
Senator Tinubu seeks Police Act amendment
MOSOP: why Ogoni’ ll not allow resumption of oil production
Airforce to build school in Sokoto
INEC issues Certificate of Return to Adeleke



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