​News Headlines July 17, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 17, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


The Punch

Magu: Presidency gets legal advice, to approach S’Court
UNIBEN student, pastor detained after church member’s death …I won’t talk to PUNCH– Edo PPRO
Hoodlums hijack petrol tanker, kill driver in Osun
Man stabs friend to death over power connection disagreement
To borrow or not to borrow?
NHIS seeks police presence as suspended ES threatens to resume
Magu: Presidency gets legal advice, to approach S’Court
National Assembly’s amnesty bill of evil
Fire destroys shops, goods in Ibadanmetro
Chelsea set to dump Omeruo, demote defender
Stocks: CBN special forex window attracts N2.715tn investments
Community tackles Catholic priest over proposed university
Estate surveyors blame planning authorities for Lagos floods
Nine die in Calabar tank farm inferno 200-level student kills tricycle operator in Abia
Fani-Kayode differs with JNI, Sani on alleged plot to Islamise Nigeria
Beninoise pours hot water on Lagos neighbour
Nasarawa residents protest crazy electricity bills
Police arrest 200 suspected kidnappers, cultists in Rivers
2019: Nigerians won’t return PDP to power, says APC
Sheriff’s faction to boycott PDP meetings
Judges homes’ raid: Reps produce report, want DSS, Evidence laws amended
Federer claims historic eighth Wimbledon title, Cilic in tears
Have you lost your job?
London-bound Medview passengers stranded in Lagos
Imo restaurant owner accused of abducting three children
Kachikwu’s dilemma in ending fuel importation
7.3 million trees planted in 10 years —Ambode
Dokpesi blames recession for DAAR Communication’s N2.1bn loss
Eight reasons to regularly review your bank statement
Floods: Lekki, VI may lose attraction, say experts
Stocks: CBN special forex window attracts N2.715tn investments
National Assembly’s amnesty bill of evil
‘Group calling for Saraki’s recall not known to APC’
LG election: LASG announces restiction of movement
Stocks: CBN special forex window attracts N2.715tn investments
Estate surveyors blame planning authorities for Lagos floods
Federer claims historic eighth Wimbledon title, Cilic in tears
Netherlands beat Norway in women’s Euro opener
Leading Grand Slam title winners
Europe dominates ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open
Submit yourself for investigation, CACOL tells NHIS boss
What to know about hepatitis B
Editorial: Kachikwu’s dilemma in ending fuel importation

ThisDay
Presidency: Why We Keep Sending Nominees to Senate for Confirmation
Nigeria Can’t Break up, Dogara Insists
Dickson Asks Sheriff to Support Makarfi
SERAP Urges FG to Sue Ex-govs Deputies over N40bn Double Pay,…
Cairo Ojougboh: We’re Still Members of PDP
Nine People Confirmed Dead in Calabar Tank Farm Explosion
Ogbeh: Nigeria will Soon Stop Rice Importation, Reduce Cost
Niger Govt Releases N30m to Flood Victims
Oni: I will Avenge Fayemi’s Defeat If Given APC’s Ticket in 2018
Defiant Alison-Madueke Allegedly Informed Aluko She’s Ready to Go to Jail
Soyinka: How Winning Nobel Prize Affected Me Negatively
Fake Kidnapping: Ambode Deposes Traditional Ruler of Shangisha
Medview Apologises to Passengers for Disruption on Its Lagos-London Flights
14 Killed, Many Injured in Tank Farm Explosion in Calabar
‘N7tn Spent on Importation of Consumables in 2015’
DAAR Communications Records N2.14bn Operating Loss
20 Gencos Get N17.8bn from NBET
FIRS: Tax Offenders to Enjoy 29% Waiver
Heritage Bank, Firm Seal N232m Deal on Oil Palm Production
UBA Board Meets to Consider Accounts, Interim Dividend
Taming the Badoo Spectre
Gowon’s 48-hour Sojourn in Bayelsa
NPFL: MFM FC Cuts Plateau Utd’  s Lead to Two Points
Scolari Denies Rift with Barca Target Paulinho
Mourinho Rules Out Ronaldo’s Return to Old Trafford
Sanchez Set to Dump Arsenal for UCL Appearance
Wimbledon 2017: Federer Beats Cilic to Win Record Eight Title
IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare Places Fourth In Rabat
Africa’s Future Lies in Trade Not in Aid!
EDITORIAL: TRAVAILS OF NIGERIANS IN BAKASSI
PDP Can’t Retake Power, APC Insists
Tinubu Asks Executive, N’Assembly to Close Ranks

The Nation


EFCC to seize Diezani’s, Aluko’s Dubai mansions
Bank-to-bank forex deals resume
Presidency insists no Senate confirmation for Magu
APC slams PDP as opposition party plans convention
Let’s pray for Buhari, says Tinubu
Highway fraudsters draw the ire of Professor Johnbull
 Jigawa APC denies bribery allegation
Oyo gets farm input from Dangote’s firm
SERAP seeks prosecution of public officers on double pay
Professor of Medicine Williams dies at 76
Landmark University’s best accounting graduating- student attributes feat to father
FCE Gombe declares ‘no work no pay’ for striking lecturers
Universities not established for jobs creation – Obaseki
Federer becomes first man to win eight Wimbledon titles
Don’t Cry for Venus Williams
Atanda Musa still Nigeria’s best, Aruna Quadri admits
Warri Relays &CAA Grand Prix: Over 200 Athletes Arrive In Delta State
Rodger Federer Wins the Crying Game Wimbledon Final
Disu warns Rohr on tactics against Cameroon
Ambode deposes Baale of Shangisha
Residents lament violence in Somolu
Hajj: Lagos begins medical screening for pilgrims
Navy personnel holds fitness walk
JAMB will not condone multiple registration for Direct Entry, UTME
Kia Stinger gets Eyes On Design award
South Africa’s Central Bank accuses anti-graft watchdog of incompetence
Egypt to get $1.25b IMF loan
Fiat Chrysler chief denies emissions cheating


Vanguard


 Ngige Lauds TransCorp For Creating Jobs For Nigerians
 I Cannot Use Bank Loan To Fund My Business — Deborah Oyedepo
 Passenger Drugs Driver, Steals Vehicle
 Heritage Bank, Biase Plantations Seal N232m Pact On Oil Palm Production
 Banks’ Assets And Liabilities Hit N33 Trillion
 Alleged Corruption: I’m Ready To Go To Jail — Diezani
 NAN Warns Bloggers Against Illegal Use Of NAN News
 Soyinka Becomes Honorary Education Ambassador For Bayelsa
 WAICA Re Plc Lost $2bn To Nigeria’s Currency Devaluation In 2016 —CEO Take Your Restructuring Case To NASS, Northern Leaders Tell South, Middle-Belt
 It’s Difficult To Negotiate Favourable Loan Terms — Michael Obi
 The Party Is Over
 Ambode Deposes Baale Of Shangisha For Faking Own Kidnap
 FG Records N397bn Deficit In May
 Advanced Studies Institute Debuts In OAU
 AXA Mansard Races Against Cancer
 God Saved PDP Because Of Rivers —Wike
30 Feared Dead In Calabar Free Trade Zone Inferno
Arewa Youths To Review Stand On Oct 1 Quit Notice
How Aluko, Omokore Laundered $1.76b Stolen From NNPC
Arewa Youths Parleys Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Says Leaving Nnamdi Kanu To Go Unpunished Totally Unacceptable
Fayose Writes Osinbajo, Demands Release Of Panel Report On Alleged Corruption Against SGF, NIA DG
Tonto Dikeh Vows To Care Of Sick Actress, Halima Abubakar
AMAA 2017: Osuofia Bags Lifetime Achievement Award
BBC Television Unveils First Female ‘Doctor Who’
COSON Honours Lai Mohammed With Splendour
AMAA: Ambode Pledges Support For Growth Of Entertainment Industry
New Northern Elders’ Forum Chairman, Paul Unongo Tasked On Focused Leadership
We Never Said Nnamdi Kanu Is Seeking Self-recognition – Ohaneze Youths
Restructuring Not Answer To Nigeria’s Problems – Udeogaranya
Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix: Over 200 Athletes Arrive In Delta State
Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria Draw DR Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Mali
Europe Tops List Of Entries For ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open
NOC, BFN Hold Olympic Solidarity Course For Badminton
Access Bank Group/UNICEF Initiative
FG Records N397bn Deficit In May
Doha Mall’s $1 Bln-plus Loan Refinancing Frozen Amid Qatar Boycott -sources
Ogun Customs Rolls Out Release Of E-auction Vehicles



The Guardian


Four years not enough to deliver promises, says APC
UN opposes forced return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon
Trump back on offensive after brief respite in Paris
Nigerian senator escapes assassination in Delta
15 feared dead in Calabar tank farm explosion
Gunmen kidnap Kogi Chief Judge’s driver, niece
Trailer rams into building as FRSC arrests drivers of unlatched containers
‘I lost over 40 relations, 500 cows to Mambilla Plateau crisis’
Army recovers slain soldier’s body, arrests more Ijaw leaders
Players ready for shirts war as CHAN Eagles’ camp now opens Thursday
Chelsea worried as Conte delays new deal
European players top list of entries for ITTF Nigeria Open
Barca shift focus on Alli after bid for Verratti fails
Odey scores as MFM narrows gap to two points
American coaches join Odegbami, Rufai, other to teach football in Lagos
Government admits N2.7tr legacy debts created NPLs in banks
Blame the economy for high interest charges, says Uzoma Dozie
Neimeth, Forte oil, others enhance NSE’s indices by 2.47%
CBN intensifies efforts to strengthen financial literacy
Editorial : Auto plants may shut down amid poor sales
On re-inventing Nigeria
Osinbajo, London and globalisation
Managing our differences/managing difference
Re-My thoughts on restructuring
Army recovers slain soldier’s body, arrests more Ijaw leaders
Prof. Osinbajo: Southwest region and unusual politics of silence
Lagos APC wriggling out of crisis five days to council poll
Be circumspect in reconciliation moves, Wike advises PDP
Bringing Sexy Back From The 80’s
Roger Federer Breaks Record, Wins Eighth Wimbledon Title
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89
BBC television unveils first female ‘Doctor Who’
Jay-Z extends record for No. 1 albums – one week late
George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dead at 77
Tomatoes cut skin cancer by 50%
How daily good breakfast keeps weight gain away
Working more than 55 hours weekly raises risk of developing serious heart problems by 40%
Giving premature babies caffeine improves lung function in later life


The Sun


More can of worms over Diezani’s US case
FG exposes illegal recruitments
Warns MDAs, insists on due process
Ohanaeze, Arewa youth groups to meet in South East
S’Court verdict: PDP’ll be vigilant –Wike
Kerosene: Statistics fault NNPC’s 5m litres daily production claim
Jonathan defeated Boko Haram before handover, says Dasuki
11 feared dead, scores injured in Calabar fire outbreak
Lagos deposes suspended Baale over fake kidnap
Obiano’s N10m market development initiative draws applause
2019: ADP zones President,VP  to North, South-East 
Allegations of fraud rock Customs e-auction … Nigerians demand suspension of exercise
Nigeria remains attractive destination for foreign investors –Dicle, PML boss
Nigeria to earn $7bn from cashew export to Walmart
Make mega bucks producing Chin-chin
National carrier: Nigeria losing $6bn, jobs to foreign shipowners
‘How we were pampered in Adamawa’
Abuja 2003: For Osinbajo, EFCC (1)
How I lost my girlfriend to Jesus
Like Nigeria, like PDP
War in Nigeria: Victory remains elusive, 50 years on
CHAN Qualifier : No home yet for Home Eagles
Wimbledon: King Federer pockets N924m
NPFL: Rangers, Enyimba fall as MFM closes in on Plateau
Investment opportunities in iron ore mining
Dangers stowaways pose to selves, aviation security
‘Why teachers’ salaries shouldn’t be under local govt’
…NULGE, NUT, MHWUN harmonise position on LG autonomy
EDITORIAL: The high cost of debt servicing


New Telegraph


13 die in Calabar tank farm fire
A nation of Govs’ Forums
APC constitution review c’ttee to submit report in two weeks
Fake news story claims Arab nations will boycott Qatar 2022
National Trials: Okon-George retains 400m title
Wimbledon: Tearful Federer wins record title, defeats Cilic
8 teams for Zenith Bank women basketball finals
United Capital: Earnings retreat
FG forecloses query of N264bn refineries’ TAM
Securities firm appoints new directors
Heritage Bank, firm seal N232m oil palm pact
Banks borrowed N4.05trn from CBN in May –Report
‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ wins Box Office battle against ‘Spider-Man
A nation without leaders
What Nigeria Police Force needs
Politicians lured me into cultism –Suspect

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