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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, October 31, 2018


  • 2019: Lagos lawyer seeks Buharis disqualification
  • Unemployment rate falls to 3.9%, employers add 164,000 jobs
  • South Africas unemployment rate rises to 27.5%
  • Amosun has impoverished Ogun, APC chieftain alleges
  • Minimum wage is total emolument, not basic salary NECA
  • Turning volunteer work into a paying job
  • Tips for surviving your first year as an entrepreneur
  • Power generation drops to 2,390MW, 15 plants idle
  • Anchor University gets nod for 14 new courses
  • FG considering options for rescuing electricity industry BPE
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG berates CCECC over slow pace of work
  • Bayelsa targets 16,000 jobs through aquaculture villages
  • NNPC resumes shipping services, denies petrol price hike claims
  • AfDB introduces climate risk financing
  • Oil price falls to $75 from high of $86
  • MTN hires 15 lawyers to challenge CBNs $8.1bn demand
  • Subscribers lament forceful subscription to telecom services
  • Oando posts N10.4bn profit after tax
  • May & Baker to raise N3.2bn in rights issue
  • CBN issues corporate governance codes to DFIs, others
  • Sterling Bank, 1MT collaborate to train teachers
  • Forex: Interbank market gets $210m boost
  • Al-Makura woos investors to Nasarawa



  • Flood : Lagos Assembly tasks Ambode on drainage
  • Ex- Nigeria Airways workers engage in multiple verifications
  • Police car burnt in Shi’ite protest; 400 arrested
  • Ebonyi govt calls for speedy demarcation of Ngbo/Agila boundary as assailants kill 6
  • Oando grows profit after tax by 46% in Q3
  • We’ll punish perpetrators of Kaduna crisis ‘ Buhari
  • Photos; Buhari hosts to Dinner Members of APC Aspirant Forum in State House
  • Nigeria’s Personal Well-Being Index drops by 2.3-points in Q3’18
  • Buhari, Oshiomhole, aggrieved APC aspirants dine
  • as Jigawa earmarks N21bn for students
  • Court jails Indian national for fraud
  • Kadams, Modibbo Adama Varsity professor kidnapped
  • Atiku to Reno: Joblessness is a disease we must cure
  • I did not defect to PDP ‘ Adamu
  • Buruji floors PDP as INEC recognizes candidates list submitted by Dayo-led EXCO
  • Companies’ inabilitty to pay tax fuels poverty in Nigeria ‘ SERAP
  • Dangote refinery will transform, diversify Nigeria’s economy ‘ Edwin
  • Rights Issue subscribers will benefit from this year’s dividend ‘ May & Baker
  • Ambode, Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, attend GAC meeting
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail : FG berates CCECC over slow pace of work
  • A requiem for the lifeless one by Fani-Kayode
  • Timi Frank needs APC help
  • Black Friday: Digital sales promo with different benefits, controversies



  • El-Zakzaky: I-G puts Commissioners of Police on red alert
  • Obaseki declares three days mourning in Edo for Anenih
  • Flood kills 20-year-old in Anambra
  • Minimum wage: Governors propose N22,500
  • Our housing products are tailored to suit needs of Edo people MIXTA Nigeria
  • Qatar Airways cargo rolls out automated mail management system
  • $22.06bn, N481.75bn not remitted to FAAC, says NEITI
  • Organised Labour: How we arrived at N30,000 minimum wage
  • Fighting corruption should not be selective Mimiko
  • El-Zakzaky: Police arrest 400 Shiites members
  • Boko Haram: No case of hunger among troops FG
  • Kaduna crisis: Buhari calls for peace
  • Obaseki visits Anenih family, declares three days mourning
  • Turkish Airlines inks frequent flyer programme deal with Azul Brazillian Airlines
  • Aerospace in Africa: Nigeria joins Airbus panel at launch of White Paper in Toulouse



  • Making Unity Schools Live Up to their Name
  • BPE Considers Framework to Check Undue Influences in Privatisation Process
  • Your Threats Won’t Gag Nigerians, PDP Tells Buhari
  • A Satirical Challenge of an Anomaly
  • Canadian Governor-General, Ambode Unveil Lagos Biobank Lab
  • A’Ibom Hires Canadian Firm to Manage Ibom Hospital
  • Stimulating Non-oil Exports
  • NAICOM’s Strive for Virile Insurance Sector
  • Mustapha: Experiential Marketing, Tool to Engage People for Value
  • Kwara APC Crisis: Elders Council Wants Ex- FCC Chairman Sanctioned over Anti-party Activities



  • Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria ‘ SERAP
  • Minimum wage: On N30,000 we stand ‘ Labour
  • Oba Ewuare II: Giant strides within a short time
  • Buhari meets 4 PDP govs inside Aso Rock
  • Making people count in 2019: Challenge before civil society groups, INEC
  • Nigeria highest producer of HIV-infected babies ‘ FG
  • The campaign expenses’ ceiling
  • Higher philosophy of Christian marriage
  • Reasons for writing my polygamy series
  • 2019: Fela and Nigerian youths
  • Oscar Romero and lessons for Nigeria
  • Conspicuously absent’ wrong



  • Buhari’s government is corrupt, says Ezekwesili
  • How air pollution is destroying our health, by WHO
  • PSN warns against importation of drugs
  • Dangote reaffirms commitment to production of fortified foods, ending hunger
  • ICAN, CIFIAN bicker over forensic auditors bill
  • Regulatory framework must be strengthened to check abuse of Local Content Act
  • Nigerian politics and the mystification of corruption
  • Ingressive trains techpreneurs, entertainers to boost innovation
  • Officials ‘grumble’ as Wike gives N50 million for WAUG



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