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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Woman gets headache during sex, suffers brain haemorrhage, paralysed

Police arrest more suspected killers of Bauchi blogger, recover car

Group wants legislation on violence against women, children in Enugu

Peace Corps legal – AGF, IGP, DSS

Why Nigeria could not achieve Millennium Development Goals – Udoma

BREAKING: Suntai, ex-Taraba gov dies in US

FG approves enrolment of NYSC members into NHIS

85,000 candidates to sit for JAMB mop-up exam

Court slams N200, 000 bail on two men for stealing N15, 000 phone

Soldiers, policemen clash with protesting youths in Delta

Buhari on life support in London Hospital – Fayose

No resumption until our demands are met, NLC tells Ayade

FG approves corps members’ inclusion in health scheme

Woman cultist bathes co-tenant with faeces, strips naked to escape arrest

Africa gets generic version of most effective HIV drug

BREAKING: Another UNIOSUN final year student goes missing

Report reckless drivers to appropriate authority, TRACE boss tells passengers

Man in court for allegedly raping niece

Older people should retire early to reduce youth unemployment – Pope

Hoodlums shoot EFCC investigator in Port Harcourt

Woman kills father-in-law by squeezing his testicles during argument

APGA killed 2000 Biafra agitators, IPOB alleges

Six facts about Messi’s star-studded wedding

Seven-year-old boy battles disease that left his stomach swollen

North Korea threatens to kill South Korea’s ex-President Park

887 Nigerian refugees repatriated from Cameroon

FAAN denies deplorable state of Lagos airport over leaking roof

Again, Badoo attacks family of five, kills couple, son

VIDEO: Lagos airport leaking roof goes viral

Strike: SUG president appeals to FG to take over LAUTECH

Confed Cup: Penalty kings Germany confident against Mexico

Lagos asks traders to keep off roads

Court knocks EFCC over poor preparation for Moro’s trial

BREAKING: Edo Assembly confirms Obaseki’s commissioner nominees

Umahi seeks justice for Ebonyi indigene killed by herdsmen in Akure prosecuted

Nigeria records reduced pirates’ attacks in 2017

EU extends Russia economic sanctions

Pope defrocks priest convicted of sexual abuse of minors

22-year-old lady survives 10 days in Sahara Desert, narrates ordeal

Summer camp to train pupils in robotics, CPR

BREAKING: 30 civilians dead in air raids on IS-held area of Syria

Woman dies as vehicle veers into forest in Plateau

Wife slaps husband for ogling girl, told to offer cow to appease him

UNIDO advises FG to industrialise economy

Trump interrupts call with Irish PM to compliment female reporter’s ‘smile’

Nigeria’s unity: Presidency in consultation

Six charged in UK over 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster

Indonesia imposes travel ban on Donald Trump’s business partner

Sponsor drops Evans over scandal

SERAP gets court’s permission for N388.304bn London-Paris Club loan refund spending review

Four Nigerians defraud British authorities of £10m

Dani Alves confirms Juventus departure

Horn fight will be ‘short and sweet’ – Pacquiao

25 migrants found dead on Libya coast

$50.9m New York penthouse belonging to wanted businessman, Kola Aluko, to be auctioned

Six suspected IS jihadists arrested in Europe

Helicopter attacks Supreme Court with grenades in Venezuela 

Messi’s star-studded wedding: what we know

Oscar leads big names behaving badly in China

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Should health insurance be made compulsory for all Nigerians?

Nigeria determined to eradicate HIV/AIDS – Minister

Stop discriminating against childless couples, doctor tells Nigerians

Most skin disorders are self-inflicted, says dermatologist

Ahmedu happy as Onyekuru joins Everton

Alves announces Juve exit

‘$2m sent to child of FIFA member’

Edo deputy gov mobilises support for Insurance

Chile set to stop Ronaldo

NBA Africa Game excites Nowitzki

Udi stalls on Sunshine deal

Ikeme wary of Cameroon threat

El-Rufai, others examine govt role in job creation

Foundation, UNILAG urge students to have interest in STEM

CIBN outlines path to economic growth

Ecobank to provide forex for SMEs

GNI’s assets rise to N10.7bn

Stocks: Analysts predict bearish trading this week

CPMI, IOSCO move to harmonise OTC derivatives data

‘CIS fighting against quackery to protect investors’

‘Audit bill passage will strengthen fight against corruption’

Masts: NCAA asks GSM operators, others to obtain permits

FG partners insurance industry on foreign investment

EU fines Google record $2.7bn in antitrust case

Army invades, turns Lagos hotel into operational base

Policeman killed as boundary riot rages in Gombe

We are in recession, no Eid-el-fitr rams, gifts –Plateau gov

Residents panic as Ikeja Electric abandons high-tension wires in canal

Ex-convict teenagers arrested in Ondo abandoned building

Two sex workers, others die in road accident

Couple, 34 others arrested in Imo for murder, kidnapping

Suspected arsonists set Catholic school ablaze in Delta

Father abandons kerosene victim in hospital

Rivers demolition victims demand N5bn compensation

Five die, others injured in Nasarawa crash

Sallah: Abuja residents go for recreation

Masari pays N3.6m fines for 61 prison inmates

FCT police recover pistols, kitchen utensils from suspects

More Yobe displaced persons return home

N’Assembly lacks power to insert new projects into budget –SANs

Probe NHIS’ functions, HMOs tell Presidency, others

We’ve not increased tuition, says OAU

PENGASSAN warns FG against full concession of refineries

Emmanuel distances self from anti-Akpabio report

Monarchs can secure Nigeria better than police –Niger gov

We want referendum, not war, says IPOB

Anti-Igbo threat: I’ll submit myself if declared wanted, says Yerima

Restructuring: Atiku hails APC govs, others

Borno IDPs lament celebrating sallah without relations

UBA Foundation launches ‘Read Africa’

BoE orders banks to set aside extra £11.4bn

Tambuwal leads Wike, PDP chieftains, monarchs to Sultan

We’re not deaf to your grievances, Osinbajo tells agitators

I’ll go to Bible school after politics – Bode George

France to invest €1bn in Nigeria’s oil sector

Jonathan’s kinsmen attack Kanu over comments against ex-President

APC conniving with INEC to rig Osun by-election – PDP

Legislators as executive on the sly

FG fails to implement 18% pension contribution for workers

Introduce policies to grow aviation, operators tell FG

Sanusi calls for peace, unity among Nigerians

No maritime sector without seafarers, says Peterside

Six social media don’ts for business

Judiciary’s contributions to democratic consolidation

Motorists lose N2bn monthly on Lekki-Epe road – Expert

We abducted 10 policewomen, attacked military – Shekau

Sterling Bank promotes 457, appoints chief HR officer

NBBC appoints Dangote as patron

Embrace grasscutter farming

Avoiding frozen bank accounts

Ergp and growth prospects for the banking sector

Why Spain deported 23 Nigerians

Kogi to electrify 100 communities this year

Investing in commercial papers

Corporate governance: Nigeria rated among top five in Africa

Only the President can initiate appropriation bill

How women can get better sleep

Popular social media tools and platforms

NDLEA arrests mothers for selling cannabis

Epe kidnap: ERC decries failure to rescue pupils

Delta women protest BEDC’s failure to fix transformer

Plight of abandoned children

Knocking on Kaplan’s gate

Road transporters propose new body to tackle challenges

Activists, politicians seek new life for widows

Anambra doctors to screen gov aspirants

Stakeholders urge aviation agencies to address internal communications gap

FG, sort out Apapa ports roads mess

What to know about frozen bank account

‘Provide support for families facing infertility’

Shareholders commend Wapic for promoting female employees

Workers express concern over planned railway concession

Hi-impact unveils aqua zone

Ekiti gets new Anglican bishop

To raise successful children, marry educated women –Don tells men

Parents lose court bid to take sick baby to America for treatment

Ex-France forward Paille dies aged 52

Republicans delay US Senate vote on ‘Obamacare’ repeal

We’re not deaf to your grievances, Osinbajo tells agitators 

Desperate cheating husband begs Instagram to delete angry girlfriend’s confession

[VIDEO] Tonto Dikeh’s marriage annulled as family returns bride price

N60,000 artificial hair tears Instagram users apart

Three migrants die as thousands rescued in seas off Libya

FIFA discloses damaging Qatar World Cup bid report

Top 10 lies we tell our partners

Facebook hits two billion user mark

Google incurs record $2.7bn fine in first anti-trust case

Hausa broadcast: Buhari’s media team goofed, says Okupe

OAU denies increasing tuition fee to N55,700

Nigeria’s Onyekuru snubs Arsenal, joins Everton

World’s oldest woman celebrates 131st birthday with her 56 descendants

Zyzzyva, the new last word in dictionary

Bird flu: Namibia, Botswana, others ban South African chickens

Suspected hoodlums attack palace, kill one, injure scores

[PHOTO] Four-inch sex toy disappears into 20-year-old

EU fines Google 2.4 bn euro

G20 Summit: 200 policemen sent home for having sex party 

BREAKING: Explosive device kills eight on Somalia/Kenya border

PSG’s Sirigu joins Torino

APC plans to rig Osun bye-election – PDP

Three journalists resign after CNN retracts Trump-Russia article

Sex slave mistakenly eats one-year-old son cooked, served with rice by ISIS

Agitations symptom of rot in Nigerian system – Sultan

Multinationals hit by vast wave of cyber attacks

[PHOTOS] Serena Williams goes naked, shows off pregnancy

NURHI recommends family planning for teenagers

Court didn’t validate National Assembly’s bid to increase budget –Falana

Workers welfare not properly captured in 2017 budget – Labour

Loan repayment: Banks’ shareholders push for Etisalat takeover

Brexit: Being born in UK no longer a guarantee of automatic citizenship

We don’t want war, we want referendum –IPOB

Spain deports 23 Nigerians

WHO lauds Africa’s progress in malaria, HIV control

No regrets as Farah quits track racing

8,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Balogun, Okonjo-Iweala hail Adesina’s emergence as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

Royal Exchange records N12.5bn gross written premium

300 armwrestlers for African tourney trials

Pacquiao wants Mayweather rematch

Senate cannot be scrapped – Na’Allah

Jonathan still has so much to offer Nigeria – Fani-Kayode

Akinwumi Adesina emerges 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

Serena demands respect from McEnroe after comparison to men

North Korea likens Trump to Hitler

Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban

Smile introduces promo for subscribers

Monday, June 26, 2017

Abandoned 10-year-old pupil breaks down after ridicule from schoolmates

Kidnappers, ritual killers’ den discovered beside Ondo Assembly

Police yet to decide on Evans’ arraignment

We suspect sabotage in church fire incident –CAN

Two policemen killed in town crisis

Harsh verdicts await unqualified candidates, S’Court tells political parties

Electricity: FG seeks $5bn loan from World Bank

IITA stresses importance of innovation in agriculture

Customs generated N239.4bn revenue in first quarter – Ministry

‘Nigeria lost 25 million barrels of crude in March’

Foreign firms to develop solar projects across Nigeria

Army meets Taraba monarchs, LG officers over killings

Oyo invests in silo construction

CBN hails Obiano on security, salaries

Sallah: Ortom, Masari, Glo felicitate with Muslims

Ayade appointees sensitise electorate

Jonathan urges Nigerians to pray for peace

Anti-Igbo threat: Yakassai, Junaid Mohammed call for calm

Police charge Beninese with false Nigerian citizenship

Recall: Jemibewon, Lambo, Bello back Melaye

APC denies attack on Adeleke’s campaign train

We’ve not released names of LG candidates –Lagos APC

Psychiatric tests: Wrong-headed approach by the FRSC

Constitution has answers to ethnic agitations, says ex-S’Court judge

Seek diplomatic solution to end Bakassi crisis, expert tells FG

Tompolo’s kinsmen threaten to shut down Chevron operation

Nigeria is now Africa’s largest ICT market – Tickoo

DQ, WEF target one million children for digital learning

As Onuorah Nzekwu’s homeward journey begins

NANTAP Playwriting contest to produce future dramatists – Adeniran

Odeka remembers General Abisoye’s unpublished book

You’ve stark, worrisome knowledge, Fashola tells lawmakers

Restructuring: Middle Belt leaders’ proposal

Lagos traffic matters

State of Nigeria’s armament industry

Financial services stocks contribute 64.5% to equity turnover

Conoil grows Q1 profit to N3.3bn

S’African banks target Nigerian firms, visit NSE

FUG Pensions, Covenant University to drive growth with technology

Nigeria’s e-commerce space worth $1bn – MasterCard

PDP govs back APC’s counterparts call for restructuring

Osun by-election: Group predicts victory for APC, PDP kicks

East-West road: Consultants begin work on Phase 5

CBN sensitises stakeholders to FG’s economic diversification plan

Union Bank unveils three upgraded branches in Rivers

Dangerous Werner targets Confed Cup glory

Edo FA to hold Amodu memorial lecture

B’Haram suicide bombers attack UNIMAID, kill 16

Sallah message: Buhari’s choice of Hausa wrong, say Reps majority leader, others

Influenza: FG to compensate Ebonyi farmers

I’m not responsible for INC crisis, Dickson tells Aginighan

‘Nigerians spend N300bn on education in Ghana annually’

UI worried over half-baked graduates

OAU VC, researchers hinge Africa’s economic development on innovation

‘Youths need entrepreneurial skills to succeed’

What’s your university’s reputation in the world?

NERC and DisCos’ reluctance to meter customers

Nnamdi Kanu and the lure of megalomania

I want to fight Joshua in Lagos – Fury

Should medical evaluation be made compulsory for political aspirants?

More on usages that ‘break’ the rule

Again, another wrong-headed approach by the FRSC

AMCON’s dubious economic function

Govt needs to enforce compulsory insurance policies –Akinboye

How to manage multiple bank accounts

Nigeria’s fuel increase conspiracy

Six tips to save time with smartphones

Naira’s falling value has affected smartphone prices – Revmatas

Why you need a property manager

10,000 students to protest against commissioner in Adamawa

What I will do if I am a teacher

Vital records for small businesses

Uber to ease Lagos traffic with new app

Staff verification: ASUU, SSANU, others berate pro-chancellor

Ambode to focus on power, transport, environment

Airtel named best company in recruitment strategy

VConnect, Truecaller develop app for SMEs

Microsoft targets 1,000 NGOs for technology donation

Osun students lament shortage of lecturers, infrastructure

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows

Etisalat introduces 4G in P’Harcourt

Saraki, Kikwete lament high maternal deaths in Africa

Lessons entrepreneurs can learn from farmers

Lagos honours teachers, schools

LASG asks employees to remove bureaucracy

Nigerian boxers fail in Congo

APN, FUOYE to train young scholars

UNIUYO VC, Inoyo bag environment award

Jail terms set for Ewha university admissions favours

Ondo school of nursing to award first degree

747 LGAs, communities benefit from MTN Foundation

StarTimes assures fans of Confed Cup semis

Greed, greatest cause of cyber crimes — Don

We won’t underestimate Remo – Akwa

Ambassador wants ACE’s university status restored

‘Educheck will reduce certificate fraud’

BSN partners Toastmasters on public speaking

Elite varsities stumble in first teaching ratings

Weird reasons you’re gaining weight

W.TEC trains female pupils in ICT

Land rush for .africa domain hits final week

Nigerian-born Antetokounmpo returns to Athens

Before it is too late

Ooni organises ICT training for 200 youths

Trump blasts Obama over Russia 

Prison guards face suspension over strip show

Forget what I did at Leicester, says new Nantes coach Ranieri

Facebook to produce own TV series, games

Quit notice: UN delegation to visit soon, says Isiguzoro

Regular sex good for men, hardly benefits women —Study

Serie A club put up for sale

Tompolo’s kinsmen threaten to shutdown Chevron operations

Claiming lack of govt support, 38 Nigerian varsities jack up tuition fees

Singer Niyola goes nude to advice women

Finance Minister, Adeosun denies insulting Igbo

Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump travel ban

Police arrest five robbers terrorising motorists in VI

22-year-old girl sacked for not wearing bra to work

$12m bridge collapses two weeks after presidential inspection

Nigeria, Mexico trade volume hits $600m

South Africa’s Church bars blacks

Police charge Beninese for claiming Nigerian citizenship

APC denies attack on Adeleke’s campaign train 

Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as new manager

[BREAKING] Suspected kidnappers, ritualists’ den discovered beside Ondo Assembly

Takata, airbag maker files for bankruptcy

Nigerian rapper, Sauce Kid, gets two-year jail in America for stealing $15,388

NCDMB partners NUJ on capacity building for journalists

Sexual assault: Lagos upgrades 40 primary health care centres

Abuja Church fire: Pastor Adefarasin speaks out

African fashion, most vibrant, colourful worldwide – Dutch fashion promoter

INC crisis: Stop trading blames, Dickson tells ex-NDDC boss

Grazing: Yobe provides 2,500 hectares of land

FUOYE, US Council to train West African lecturers

Osinbajo, Akufo-Addo pledge better Nigeria-Ghana relations

Swede held by Al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 freed – Swedish govt

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho’s father dies at 79

Drug abuse among girls worrisome – NDLEA

South Africa bans sale of live hens

We suspect sabotage in church fire incident – CAN

Suicide bombers attack Maiduguri, kill 16

TV game show, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, suspended indefinitely

CBN’s intervention in FX market temporal – Prof. Nwaekeaku

Drug abuse rate among girls worrisome – NDLEA

BREAKING: Boko Haram kills eight in clashes with troops

NIIT to subsidise scholarship fees

Group begins construction of N7bn free houses for Ebonyi poor

Russian billionaire buys Holland & Barrett

Gunmen kill 30 year-old engineering graduate in Bayelsa

We need prayers to keep Nigeria one – Aregbesola

Eid al-Fitr: Suicide attack at UNIMAID kills two

Management insincerity caused LAUTECH’s crisis – Aregbesola

Buhari’s wife urges Nigerians to show patriotism

Condemn perpetrators of religious crisis, CAN tells Muslim leaders

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Lagos hospital rejects MFM pastor injured by Badoo

Court jails 35 persons for environmental offences

Man arrested for raping, robbing trader

Pupils’ abduction: Parents observe low-key Eid-el-fitr

Gunmen kill policeman, one other in Kano

Sallah: Buhari’s audio message in Hausa draws criticisms

Fire guts House on the Rock church in Abuja

Probe killer herdsmen’s sources of weapons, Sultan tells FG

Is deregulation on hold forever?

Getting alerts on your bank account

Fuel tanker explosion kills 146 in Pakistan

Senate’s hypocrisy on 2014 conference report

2018: FG warns MDAs against inflating personnel budgets

Zenith b’ball phase three ends today

Man kills tricycle operator, dumps corpse in well

Nigeria’s Internet of Things revenue hits $93m – Reman

How to prevent respiratory tract infection (cold)

On the executive-legislative budget war

The recall process against Melaye

Dickson sues for peace

FG loses N131.8bn as oil production drops again

Road: Ogun to give preference to indigenous contractors

Ex-NDDC boss, Aginighan, blames Dickson for INC crisis

Gombe emir tackles farmers, herdsmen crisis

Nigerians should resist hate speeches – Ishaku

Eid-el-Fitr: Ganduje grants amnesty to 500 prisoners

How does bank alert work?

Financial Market Watch …for the week ended June 23, 2017

What your bad breath is trying to tell you

Deeper Life crusade

MDAs use IT procurement to commit fraud – NITDA boss

Amapakabo let success go to his head – Ex-Rangers star

$2.29m fraud: CJ returns Ohakim’s case to Justice Ademola

UNICAL student allegedly steals N300,000 from fruit seller

Dalung boosts Bahamas 2017 athletes

Eid-el-fitr: Deputy gov, Akiolu seek devt through coexistence

Cabinet dissolution: There’s no crack in my government, says Wike

PDP blames APC for attack on Adeleke campaign train

Gunmen kill policeman in Kano

Kidnapping: Abia demolishes twin brothers’ buildings

APC, Atiku sue for peace as Nigerians celebrate Sallah

Ghana sports chief hails NOC

Medical doctor advises youths on perseverance

Shun hate speeches, TUC tells Nigerians

Lyon warn Arsenal over Lacazette

Again, Melaye tackles Bello over recall signatures

Imbibe lessons of Ramadan, Akeredolu tells Muslims

OPEC deal: Concern mounts over Nigeria’s exemption

Ambode advocates help for less privileged

Nigeria better together, say Mark, Okechukwu

El-Rufai, ACF urge Muslims to pray for Buhari

Omoluabi Mortgage Bank plans expansion

Saraki, Ahmed, others absent at Sallah prayers in Ilorin

Ogun commissioner urges parents

Ajimobi, Olubadan felicitates with Muslims

Killer policeman sentenced to death in Ebonyi

Amosun gives two hectares of land to Ogun NSCDC

Nigeria’s unity not negotiable, Osinbajo insists

Gunmen kill corps member in Yenagoa

At least 90 accounts hit by UK parliament cyberattack

Confederation Cup: Werner brace fires Germany into semi against Mexico

PDP blames APC for attack on Adeleke campaign train in Gbogan

Armed robbers kill NYSC member in Yenagoa

They forged signatories for my recall – Dino

Breaking: House on the Rock Abuja on fire

PHOTOS: House on the Rock Church, Abuja on fire

Woman risks imprisonment after beating husband for attending church

Propagation of love, unity builds a nation, not hate speeches – Emir of Kanam

Eid el-Fitr: Mrs Buhari calls for patriotism, prayers for Nigeria

Herdsmen attacks: probe source of weapons-Sultan

Senator facilitates release of 13 prison inmates in Jigawa

NAPTIP arrests mother of nine for alleged human trafficking

Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari speaks to Nigerians

19-year-old singer bags N10m in talent competition

Nigeria and the worst oil tanker fires around the world

PHOTOS: Eid el Fitr celebration in Lagos

Pacquiao vows to leave Australia as world champion

FIFA bans Ghanaian defender Inkoom for one year

Eid-le-fitri tragedy: 120 die in oil tanker fire

‘World’s worst’ cholera outbreak in Yemen

Fashola spreading falsehood on 2017 budget – NASS

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Blood insufficiency and healthcare delivery

Chidinma and I have good chemistry – Flavour

Withdraw quit notice to Igbo, group urges Arewa youths

No rift between Amaechi, Abe — Ex-lawmaker

Best and worst of 2017 (so far)

I have four dogs, not four children — Lota Chukwu

Osun win Copa Coca-Cola

Bukola Saraki’s acquittal by the CCT

It’s never too late to start — Gbenga Eyiolawi

Day 50 of medical trip: Nigerians want presidency to disclose Buhari’s illness, bills

FRSC, police, Army officers flout traffic laws —Odiboh

Faster, easier ways to diagnose a/c systems

I still iron my wife’s clothes — Adeboye

Church leaders fault Osinbajo on corruption claim

Ex-police officers accuse Lagos command of withholding salary arrears

Fashola blackmailing us over Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, say lawmakers

Terrorists steal our uniforms, weapons to commit atrocities — Buratai

Eid-el-Fitr: Saraki, Ekweremadu, governors preach tolerance, love

N’Assembly rules out medical test for presidential aspirants

Ajimobi, Aregbesola toying with future of 30,000 students —ASUU

Bank charges: Group mobilises Nigerians to close 1m accounts

Evans was arrested for robbery in 2006, freed by Imo police — Police source

Igbo quit notice: I have the support of my elders, Yerima replies Falana

Olubadan against Ajimobi’s chieftaincy law – Ladoja

Wike dissolves cabinet

N-Power workers bemoan non-payment of arrears

Fed elections: Aggrieved contestants know fate on Thursday •Ebewele, others may get justice

We are not aware of Melaye’s lawsuit, recall process on, says INEC

Eid-el-Fitr: Police ban rallies, guns in Niger

Police arrest Lagos soldier who worked for Evans

My wife and I have perfect sight, we don’t know why four of our six children are blind — Couple

One dies as army rescues kidnap victim

Two brothers in police net for murder

Buhari should resign if he’s too ill to work — Akinrinade

Coping with stress

Paris Club refund: Inadequate funds delay further releases

I didn’t have the heart to watch my wife give birth — Yerima

Legal justice and the presumption of innocence

Robbers kill one as police tighten security

Man to die by hanging for robbery, rape

Portugal, Mexico advance, Russia out

Maths: A nightmare for many pupils

Aregbesola is wicked, my victory will shame him — Adeleke

Mum loves watching wrestling – Opelope Anointing’s son

To attract foreign investment, doing business must be made easier — Tinubu

A reader’s experience of psychological problems

Alaafin supports Akintola

I defeated Isiaka Adeleke, I will defeat his brother – Hussain

Investors lose N780bn in three days

Punitive bail and the Nigerian criminal courts

Umahi’s wife seeks arrest of policewoman for battering house help

Between Davido & Wizkid

Did the North develop Nigeria?

Eid-el-Fitr: Presidency warns against reckless statements

Lessons from co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak

Insurers target FG’s N350bn capital projects

Divorce rumours trail Patrick, Ireti Doyle

I’m yet to arrive — Olamide

Youths decry neglect of Abia oil communities

Power: Consumers decry high electrocution, unstable supply

How are you watching TV?

We will extend olive branch to Umar — Ahmedu

EU denies rejecting 24 Nigerian products

Managing relationships at the workplace

Zik made me treasurer of his campaign team because he trusted me — Okwor, 81

My age makes clients doubt me – Uzuh

Confed Cup: Eunisell hails Rivers United

SMEs capitalisation on NSE hits N11.46bn in three months

I still respect Funke Akindele – Juliana Olayode

Milo b’ball: GSS conquer opponents without ‘David and Goliath’

My husband doesn’t mind me twerking, says Mercy Johnson

Mixed metaphors: Rob the weak, pardon the strong

APC prays for Buhari

Why I built a mansion for my mother –I Go Dye

BREAKING: Police arrest soldier who worked for Evans

Taraba gov denies ordering herdsmen’s killing

BREAKING: Wike sacks cabinet

Eid-El-Fitre: Ambode urges Nigerian to embrace tolerance, unity

Lionel Messi’s birthday: His career in 30 facts

Nigerians should pray for Buhari’s recovery – Lalong

Six killed in fresh clashes in eastern DR Congo

Syria frees 672 prisoners to mark Eid-el-Fitri

Edi-el-Fitr: Civil servants hail FG for early payment of salary

Ex-militant leaders back Buhari’s peace initiatives

Israel launches air raid on Syria in return for fire – Army

Eid-el-Fitri: Embrace love, peace, Fayose urges Nigerians

Verification: ASUU, SSANU, others kick, reject Saraki’s committee

MDAs use IT procurements to commit fraud – NITDA

Ebonyi gov’s wife orders arrest of policewoman over house-help’s abuse

Chieftaincy review: Olubadan not supporting Ajimobi, says Ladoja

Windstorm destroys houses in Jigawa community

Usmanu Danfodio University dismisses lecturer for altering results

Communal clash: Police evacuate 117 pupils from Catholic seminary

[BREAKING] Independent Democrats sacks chairman

Ogun police nab two brothers over alleged murder

INEC moves to create additional centres in Lagos

2017 budget: Fashola lied on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway vote, says Senate

Hundreds celebrate ‘mud people’ festival in the Philippines

Five bodies found in China landslide

You ’re safe wherever you live, DHQ assures Nigerians

Eid-el-Fitr: IG orders massive deployment of Police personnel nationwide

Withdraw quit notices, group urges Arewa youths, N’Delta militants

Friday, June 23, 2017

US grants N2.9m to orphans of HIV/AIDS victims

Women education can end poverty in Nigeria-EU

There’ll be crisis if police arrest Arewa youths – Junaid Mohammed

Taraba crisis: Ishaku tackles senator on Fulani herdsmen

Rainy season: Flooding to affect 314 local govt areas, says FG

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9ice’S typical DAY

My first…Sunkkey Snoop

FG, A’Ibom partner for capacity training

Govt to profile northerners living in Edo

Why Nigerian universities are socially irrelevant – Okebukola

Lawyer loses SAN rank over Ondo PDP crisis

Walking keeps heart healthy, says firm

We’ll scare kidnappers away with ‘juju’ –Lagos schoolteachers

FG targets $1bn revenue under new tax initiative

PSP operators vs Lagos: Judge expels journalists from courtroom

Melaye sues INEC, asks court to stop recall process

ICPC freezes accounts of family owing Afe Babalola $10m

Customs impounds 15 smuggled vehicles in Oyo

Eid: IG orders tight security at prayer grounds nationwide

S’Court sacks Taraba senator, Reps member, Hembe

Court dismisses suit seeking Tambuwal’s removal

Lagos-Ibadan Road, others: Afenifere, Ohanaeze flay N’Assembly

EFCC arraigns judge for $260,000, N8.6m unlawful enrichment

Insecurity: Lawmakers dump official vehicle number plates

Kidnapping: IG orders police protection for schools

Lagos land grabbing kingpin fails to meet bail conditions

Revealed: Over 3,000 policemen killed in B’Haram insurgency not insured

CCT appeal: Senators vow to back Saraki, accuse FG of witch-hunt

Eid-el-Fitr: DSS uncovers terrorists’ plan to bomb praying grounds

Eid-el-Fitr: Police, NSCDC deploy 7,000 men in Nasarawa, Kano

Vehicular movement restricted in Maiduguri

Female IDPs seek Osinbajo’s intervention on detained husbands

NDLEA arrests 317 suspects in Kwara, Kogi

$1.2bn loan: UAE-based largest shareholder pulls out of Etisalat

FG begins special training for community tax officers

BoI, Ebonyi set up N2bn fund for MSMEs

N’Assembly investigates alleged expatriate quota breach at ExxonMobil

Halifield boss stresses importance of skill development

Nigeria may attain highest aviation safety rating by year-end

My special ritual before every show –Tope Alabi

Chinese contractor abandons Rivers stadium renovation after N2.9bn payment

I collapsed when Leventis crashed out of Africa in 1987 – Mastoroudes

Eguma wary of Shooting Stars threat

Zenith B’ball League: First Bank, Dolphins maintain winning run

Winners emerge in NNPC/SNEPCO tourney

Turkish clubs Sivasspor, Goztepe chase Emenike

Anichebe joins Beijing Enterprises

Five Nigerians make NBA draft

Protesters shut Imo, demand increase of police salaries, welfare packages

NSCDC nabs kingpin of Agip’s pipeline destruction

Customs destroy N83m imported poultry products

Blind man threatens to drag clinic to court over rights violation

Ex-militants hail N300bn amnesty budget increase, warn against protests

Ogoja residents protest against gangster killings

Armed robbery suspects refuse to be paraded in Rivers

Rivers information commissioner, tam-george, resigns

Police deploy anti bomb officers to mosques, banks ahead of Salah celebration

Gangsters kill preacher, chop off man’s buttock in A’Ibom

Still on Evans…


How Evans kidnapped, killed my 86-year-old father after collecting N15m – Ex-Super Eagles player

Ten unbeatable encounters for starters

Hearts set to dump Oshaniwa

From choristers to pop stars: Talents Nigerian churches have lost

Agitations: Osinbajo in for a rough ride


Missing out on a prize in secondary school inspired me– Oluwasona, Babcock graduate

I pray god touches fayose’s heart so he doesn’t REMOVE OUR SACRED TREE –Olukere

Criticisms made Hallelujah Challenge bigger –Nathaniel Bassey

Would you report to the police if you discovered your spouse is a criminal?

Yomi Fash Lanso knocks Nigerian pastors

We’re still looking for Arewa youths–Moshood, NPF spokesperson

How to look younger than your age

We’re treated like lepers for staying alive after our husbands’ death –Widows

As bankers in those days, our lifestyles were monitored–Ambrose Feese, ex minister

I was in boxers when we were evicted from our Ajegunle home –Kcee

lagos community where every resident has sad tales of ‘killer’ bus stop

Girls, beware of friends who are envious of your virginity, sex doesn’t cure menstrual cramps!

Fatherhood is a personal journey, it’s never late

Agony of deaf Nigerians in the hands of doctors who don’t understand them

Golden Bunch honours fathers with football match

Woman jailed for using teenagers, other as sex workers

The bad side of being Miss Pepeye –Bolatito Sowunmi

I can open any vehicle, says dismissed soldier turned car thief

Beauty queen urges support for the underprivileged

I bought my three pump action guns from Lagos Police Command –US returnee

Mende High School emerges winner Forward Dance Championship

Dino Melaye sues INEC, alleges dead persons signed recall petition

Johnny Depp apologizes for Trump assassination joke

‘Dammy Krane’s issue is a case of implication’ – Tuface

NSCDC nabs, parades alleged kingpin of Agip’s pipeline destruction

Death toll in renewed Taraba crisis rises to 18

Federer eases into 13th Halle semi-final

UN offers to help resolve Qatar row

Two men docked for allegedly impersonating soldiers

Dad kills children, hangs on Fathers’ Day

Suleja’s illegal settlers resist ejection, attack police, burn bulldozer

We intervened in Etisalat crisis to save jobs, asset stripping– CBN

Kenyan police arrest two Nigerians with N13.7m heroin

Police to withdraw mobile personnel from VIPs nationwide

Eid-el Fitri: Vehicular movement restricted in Maiduguri

Having lots of sex makes your brain function better —Study

Police deploy anti-bomb officers to mosques, banks ahead of Salah celebration

Lagos State to add scrabble to schools’ curriculum

Eid-el-Fitri: Ambode to host Muslims in 20 centres

To effectively fight crime, Nigeria needs extra 150,000 policemen in five years

Southampton name Pellegrino as new manager

25-year-old shoe repairer gets 25 years for robbing student of laptops, phones

Again, EFCC loses another fraud case in Lagos

TETFund awards N720m contract to renovate UNIJOS burnt library

NSCDC arrests motorcycle-snatching syndicate in Nasarawa State

Businessman bags one year imprisonment for attempted rape

To remain one of us, close Al Jazeera TV, Arab states tell Qatar

I brought fresh human skull home five years ago – Suspect

Sex resort offers ‘guardian angels’ as part of room service

Eid-el-Fitr: DSS uncovers plan to bomb praying grounds

Insurgency: DSS uncovers plot to attack Kano, Kaduna others

Man beheads septuagenarian in Badagry

Supreme Court sacks PDP Senator Danladi

Okomu Oil revenue rises to N14.3bn

2 docked for allegedly setting woman ablaze

Mark Zuckerberg eats Ramadan dinner with refugees

BREAKING: Taraba gov’s SSA slumps, dies

Tell-tale signs your woman is into extra sex!

Herdsmen on trial for raping siblings

65-year-old man, robbed, strangled to death in Makurdi

Alleged N937m fraud: Court grants Niger PDP chairman N150m bail

Even if your husband cheats, don’t divorce – Funke Adesiyan

Housewife seeks divorce over husband’s refusal to attend church

Don’t compromise Nigeria’s unity, Obaseki tells citizens

[BREAKING] Supreme Court voids Herman Hembe’s Reps membership, declares Dorothy Mato winner

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

US strips Ghana lawmakers of visa privileges

Court court dismisses suit against Sokoto governor, Tambuwal’s election

Kogi govt distributes mobility aids, appliances to persons with disabilities

Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd

EFCC arraigns Justice Nganjiwa for  $260,000, N8.6m unlawful enrichment

Various things to do with a naked man

NDLEA arrests 8,257 suspected drug traffickers, seizes 263,947.57kg illicit drugs

NEWS ANALYSIS: What does it take to solve Nigeria’s power crisis?

Nigerian children orphaned by HIV/AIDS get N2.9m grant from America

20 groups sue FG over Port Harcourt refinery concession

Botswana’s second President dies at 91

British-born 10-year-old Nigerian had 100 blood transfusions, need monthly blood to stay alive

North Korea says U.S. student’s death a ‘mystery to us as well’

Bayelsa seals off NDDC over N336.17m tax default

4 Arab states send 13 demands to Qatar

Save Maritime Academy from imminent collapse, Group begs FG

CCT acquittal: I’ll win again at appeal court, says Saraki

Three killed in bank gun attack — Police

UN chief warns South Sudan leaders to end civil war

Court to replace Messi’s 21-month jail term with $450 per day fine

We’ve not taken over Etisalat – Banks

Chris Giwa defects to PDP, says party

Anti-graft war: EFCC rewards 25 youths

Nigerian cured of rare skin cancer in India

DHQ says Service Chiefs commit no illegality in extension of officers’ service

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Should National Assembly consider National Confab report?

New NCAC stakeholders seek rebirth in culture sector

Writers, artists to converge on Kaduna for KabaFest

Moji Olaiya burial film: IFC, Bayowa tackle each other

A spelling bee of whippersnapper and bugaboo

Immoral books: Authors disowns writers

Don’t put salary payment under LG –NUT

Underage pupils join social media for gambling –Survey

FG to mobilise N2.5bn investment for YouWin SMEs

Manufacturers battle rising freight, demurrage at seaports

Osun cocoa industry now processes 20,000 tonnes daily

Expert explains why cassava farmers are poor

IBEDC to spend N5bn on asset, customer enumeration

After two years, Osinbajo inaugurates privatisation council

Nigerian yam for export to UK, US next week

Homeowners’ scheme: Amosun wants corrupt officials exposed

FG electrifies 37 varsities, seven hospitals with off-grid power

Fed polls: 20 petitioners storm Appeals Committee

Joshua can rule heavyweight for years – Chisora

Bankruptcy shocks Becker

Enyeama set for Burkinabe competition

LASG pledges waivers on import, export licences

Venatius advises FG on laboratory equipment production

Food security: Ogun gets 20,000 tonnes of fertilizer

NB targets 60% local raw materials

A’Ibom govt spends N3.3bn on fertilizer

‘Poor infrastructure may hinder ease of doing business’

Zenith b’ball: Dolphins, IGP win

Iheanacho under pressure from Leicester

Confed Cup: Cameroon disappoint again

LMC to honour Emeteole

Father of six caught having sex with goat in Katsina

Kidnappers reduce ransom for Sokoto businessman to N200,000

Traffickers deceive 12 Katsina victims with Italy jobs

Fake doctor sucks patients’ private parts

Six robbery suspects meet their waterloo in Niger

Five things to know before selecting a web host

UK deploys 66 Air Force operatives in Nigeria

Osinbajo orders military to end Taraba violence

Osotimehin, the Baba and their Bob

Ifeakandu’s story for 2017 Caine Prize is 3D

Kidnap threat: Parents storm Kankon school

Kung fu: Federal Government invites Chinese company, victim

Policewoman prevents debt payment over PUNCH’s report

Court remands Lagos pastor for beheading seven-year-old

Warring youths kill eight, threaten to abduct priest, pupils

Baby sold for N650,000 reunites with parents

Corruption: Osinbajo’s indictment of our churches

CRS controversy: CAN wants curriculum suspended

C’ River yet to commence school feeding programme

‘Some parents aid sexual abuse in children’

Pupils need to know more about Nigeria’s history – Childville School

UTME: Police arraign cyber- café operator

I feel inadequate Lagos pupils are with kidnappers — Ambode

Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Balarabe knock Kwankwaso for backing anti-Igbo threat

European countries deport 34 Nigerians

Nigeria stronger together, says Martins

Nigeria, nine others to account for 50% of world population by 2050 – UN report

Niger, Italian firm to build N8bn houses

Court remands American for alleged $565,000 green card fraud

Etisalat, lenders disagree over $1.2bn loan repayment

Julius Berger eyes oil, power deals in Nigeria

Finally, NNPC pays N450bn Federation Account debt

APC govs back calls for restructuring, revenue formula review

NASS under attack for slashing, Lagos-Ibadan road, others’ votes

N381bn NHIS fund: Beneficiaries storm House, disagree on service

Amaechi’s wife didn’t extort money from us – Ex-Rivers LG bosses

Nigeria’s woes caused by political leaders — NLC, TUC

Youths mobilise constituents to recall Ondo federal lawmaker

Biafra: Consult Obasanjo, Gowon, Bode George advises Osinbajo

Reps give OAU ultimatum over procurement Act

INEC writes to Melaye, begins recall process July 3

Abuja, Lagos listed among 60 world’s most expensive cities

Nigeria to overtake US population by 2050 – UN

Diezani fund: Court remands Akinjide in EFCC custody

When slavemasters are in power

How entrepreneurs can leverage support channels

Five ways to improve online banking security

Mounting national debt amid waste

Understanding the basics of online banking

LASG mandates registration for newspapers

Conoil posts N2.84bn after-tax profit

Osun to revive JETS club in schools

Lagos wants accountants to help generate revenue

May & Baker, 44 others push stock market lower

Trinity college shines at science Olympiad

Caution your youths, Abiara tells northern elders

Short-sightedness in separatist agitation

Controversy as Falz tells singers to stop praising ‘Yahoo Boys’

PHOTOS :Osinbajo meets media executives

FAAC: NNPC completes refund of N450bn to FG, States, LGs

Confed Cup: Sanchez becomes Chile’s all-time top scorer

Salah joins Liverpool

FG to consider special intervention funds for NAPTIP in 2018 budget

FG withholds stipends of 17 ‘truant’ N-Power volunteers —SSA

Australia draw with Cameroon at Confederations Cup

[PHOTOS] Nigerians ask: Who supplies kidnapper Evans assorted shirts in police detention?

Juventus to release Dani Alves

Pay arrears with Paris Club refund, Rivers teachers beg Wike

UK deploys Air Force to Nigeria

Nigeria begins yam export to Europe, U.S. June 29

Nigeria’s mobile subscribers grew by three million in first quarter – Ericsson

[BREAKING] 10 escape death as four-storey building collapses

Eight die as two communities clash in Cross River

Judicial commission probing Fayemi begins sitting

[BREAKING] Court remands ex-FCT minister, Olajumoke Akinjide, over alleged N650m fraud

BREAKING: INEC writes Melaye, begins recall process July 3

FG targets $8bn annual FX earning from yam export

Eid-el-Fitr: NSCDC deploys 40,000 personnel, sniffer dogs nationwide

New NSITF boss, Somefun, seeks effective pension collection, payment systems

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