News Headlines August 9, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines August 9, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo



Buhari: Knocks for FG as police assault ‘resume or resign’ protesters
Lagos residents uncover kidnappers’ den, set two suspects ablaze
Policeman who burgled Jonathan’s house gets N7m bail
How to improve sexual desire naturally
Ex-Bayelsa acting gov injured, as assassins storm residence
Imo suspected serial killer, Zidane, nabbed
Doctor, others infected as Lassa fever kills two in Lagos
We’ve traced N47.2bn, $487.5m in cash, properties to Diezani –EFCC
PDP woos Obasanjo, Atiku, others, sacks Anambra factional leader
Anti-Igbo song: Kanu tells Igbo to leave north
Panic as FAAN blows up unclaimed luggage at airport
Ogun lifts ban on death sentence
Kashamu, others attack Fayose, say gov destroying S’West PDP
N’Assembly killed power devolution to satisfy members with presidential ambition —Falana
How Eagles can subdue Cameroon – Rufai
Seven things you need to know about mortgages
Restructuring debate important, proponents not political jobbers, says Osinbajo
‘Power devolution still achievable’
Restructuring debate important, proponents not political jobbers, says Osinbajo
Form party if you’re popular, Madu tells Kanu
NECA unveils e-learning scheme to boost entrepreneurship
Customs intercept N1.37bn smuggled cars in Lagos
NBET, TCN demand N35.4bn electricity payments from Benin, Niger
11 drown in Jigawa
Nigeria no longer dumping ground for foreign products – Osinbajo
Church massacre shocking, despicable – Jonathan, Ohanaeze
Abuja car wash attendant nabbed with stolen SUV
Ogun thieves dismantle, sell N8m truck for N350,000
Baby falls into fire during couple’s fight over infidelity
Herdsman remanded in prison for illegal firearms possession
Etim Ekpo attack: Injured traditional ruler dies in hospital
I joined APC to put Wike on his toes –Princewill
Like old PDP and APC, crisis rocks newly formed APDA, Dokpesi, others sacked
PDP will no longer condone indiscipline – Makarfi
Air Peace plans inaugural flight to Akure
740 civil servants get N643m housing loans
FEC gives the go-ahead to ICT university
Report reveals why medical practitioners are leaving Nigeria
Abuja Chamber of Commerce warns against abuse of tax holiday
Court remands three in prison for attacking refs
Nathaniel crashes out
142 players for Nigeria Open
Remita Corporate Champions Cup draw holds
PHOTOS: Policeman who looted Jonathan’s property in court
Six signs your relationship is coming to an end
Five simple ways to make people like you immediately
Universities training students for jobs that no longer exist – VC
A policeman hit me with his gun – Charly Boy
Homosexuality: S-Dot cautions MI
‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ singer Glen Campbell dies at 81
HBO hackers demand millions in ransom note
Paris’ ’empress of the night’ Helene Martini dies at 92
Woman sues Usher for $20m, claims singer gave her herpes as 19th birthday present
How to improve sexual desire naturally
Health benefits of wheat
Woman struck with breast cancer needs N6.4m for treatment
Revamp PHCs in your states, health minister tells governors
Drug importers ask FG to implement ECOWAS tariff
YEDI to engage 4,000 youths against malaria, HIV
Editorial: Anambra church massacre needs strong response
Judgment by media trial
Stemming soaring cases of mental illness in Nigeria
How to avoid domestic accidents


INEC Seeks More Powers to Reject Candidates
Lassa Fever Kills Two in Lagos
FG Withdraws Suit against Seven Banks over TSA
Customs Seizes N1.611bn Vehicles, Indian Hemp
Auditor-General Calls for Passage of Audit Autonomy Bill
Osinbajo Unveils Five Super Mushshak Aircraft
NLC President: Over N3tn Pension Fund Invested in Bonds, Treasury Bills
Boko Haram Kills 31 Fishermen in Lake Chad
PDP Inaugurates Convention Planning Committee
Church Killings: Police Quiz Community Leader, Foundation Chairmen
Osinbajo: I Didn’t Call Advocates of Restructuring Job Seekers
Petrified Passengers Run Amuck as FAAN Blows Unclaimed Baggage at MMIA
APDA Crisis: Stakeholders Sack Interim NWC
IPOB Not against Anambra Governorship Poll, Says Obiano
Uzodimma: Serving Governor, Others Plotting to Discredit Our Committee
Policeman Arraigned for Allegedly Burgling Jonathan’s House
Hubmart Stores Set to Delight Customers with New Ikeja Outlet
Northern Governors Donate N360m to Borno as El-Rufai, Tambuwal, Masari, Bindo visit Maiduguri
EFCC Recovers N328.9bn from Oil Marketers
Police Uncover Ritualists’ Den in Lagos, Arrest Suspect
Three Suspects Arrested for Killing Village Head in Sokoto
Delta Schools Reopen 33yrs After Closure by Buhari/Idiagbon Govt
FG Inaugurates NCCC to Fast-track Economic Recovery
Cleric Blames Resurgence of Boko Haram on Moles Among the Military
Lagos Taskforce Impounds 146 Motorcycles, Prosecutes 21 Riders
South-west PDP Leaders Declare Fayose Persona Non Grata
Northern Inter-Faith Group Advocate Adoption of Whistle-Blowing Policy to Tame Boko Haram
Health Minister Lauds Ayade on Calapharm, Says Project Represents Deep Vision
Herdsmen Crisis: FAO Plans Livestock Development Conference
FG: Undergraduates Must Own Farms As Condition for Graduation
EFCC Calls for Anti-corruption Courses In Varsity System
Address Calls for Restructuring or Face Doom in 2019, Princewill Warns APC
Don: 13% of Nigerians Risk Mental Deformity over Inadequate Iodine In Food
Iwuanyanwu, Udenwa, Ihedioha, Samdaddy, Others vow to Remove APC from Imo
Senate Stands with Buhari, Tells Protesters to Leave Him Alone
•Says he hasn’t violated any law •Police disperse resume-or-resign demonstrators
Presidential Council, Operators Optimistic about Credit Growth
nflation Predicted to Rise Marginally in July to 16.26%
May & Baker Posts Profit Growth of 215% in Six Months
When Slot Missed the Slot
Why Nigerians Are Averse to Payment of Tax
After 39.6% Growth, Analyst Still Bullish on Nigerian Equities Market
Tinubu’s Diminishing Influence in APC
Battle for APC Guber Ticket in Anambra
The Charge to Conquer
The March against Land Grabs
Breaking New Grounds
Rufai Drums Support for Eagles against Indomitable Lions
Okagbare, Brume Set for Long Jump Battle
Barca Close to Coutinho Signing
Subscribers Commend StarTimes over ICC Games
Okocha: My Style was Closest to that of Neymar
Classy Madrid Beats Man Utd to Win Super Cup
Utilising the Long Vacation for Community Service, Vocations
Firm Launches Programme to Boost Teaching, Learning in Africa
Edo, Ondo Produce Semi-finalists in Cowbellpedia Maths TV Quiz
Unpaid Salaries: ECWA Constitutes Visitation Panel for Bingham Varsity
Kaduna Trains 13,000 Teachers on ICT
Let’s Be the Africa We Ought to Be

The Nation

 EFCC traces N47b, $487m to ex-Oil Minister Diezani
 Firm threatens Umar over Calabar Channel comment
 N249b: Fed Govt stops case against banks
 Falana warns Fed Govt on Lagos waterways
 Wike to woo Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki to PDP
 Customs seizes smuggled N1.3b exotic cars
 ‘Civil war is never answer to a nation’s socio-political problems’
 Buratai to troops: take fight to Boko Haram hideouts
 We’ll not change our ultimatum on Buhari, says coalition
 Jonathan greets Makarfi at 61
Nigerian universities training students for obsolete jobs – VC
Nepalese bank mulls massive agric investment in UNILORIN
Three NPFL Fans Remanded in Prison for Attacking Referee in Bauchi
Real Madrid Wins Back-to-Back UEFA Super Cups
IAAF World Championships: Amusan, 4x400m women remain only hope for medal, says athletics coach
Friendly Game: D’Tigress to face Raptors Basketball Club on Wednesday
Three Fans Remanded in Prison for Attacking Referee in Bauchi
Why Neymar’s PSG Debut is Delayed
IAAF World Championships, London:Hotel says it’s not to blame for athletes’ stomach bug
‘PDP can’t retain power in Ekiti’
‘PDP Minister’s Forum illegal’
Enter Ondo commissioners
Felabration 2017: Organisers seek Ogun govt support
Africa Cinematography Festival unveiled
Sean Tizzle drops ‘Roll Up’ video
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Jungle justice at suspected ritualists‘ den in Lagos
Hackers ‘steal’ Lagos Speaker’s N9.1m
21 Okada riders bag two weeks jail
FAAN: no bomb scare at airport
Nigerian student third in World Microsoft Word Competition
Kaduna to provide 256,182 chairs to public schools
MAN: Domestic manufacturing value hits N5.2tr
‘Govt’s new guidelines for incentives released’
Fed Govt eyeing fresh Eurobond funds
Premium Pension’s assets hit N487b


 Usain Bolt Is An Amazing Man – Justin Gatlin
 Wike Shut 1,886 Illegal Schools To Maintain Standard That Will Uplift Education In Rivers
 Kenya: Odinga Slams Results As Sham, Fraud
 States Forfeit $250m NLNG Dividends – NSIA
 Anxiety As Candidates Await JAMB’s 2017 Cut-off Points
 Miss Nigeria USA Pageant Holds Saturday
 Trump Warns North Korea Of ‘fire And Fury’
 Rann Town Still Reeling From Botched Bombing
Boko Haram Factional Leader Predicts Shekau’s Defeat In New Video
FG’ll Pursue Those Churning Out Hate Songs – Lai Mohammed
Osinbajo’s Nightmare Has Just Started, Says Fani-Kayode
Rescue Of The Lagos Schoolboys
Ritualists Den Uncovered In Lagos; Mob Lynch Suspects, Injure 2 Policemen
Divorce Drama: I Can’t Feed Them, Says Woman Who Abandoned 3 Children In Court
Ozubulu Killings: Police Invite LG Chairman, Ozubulu Town Union PG, Ikegwuonu’s Aide
2019: Arewa Youths Divided Over Buhari, Atiku’s Ambitions
We Need Fairer, Accessible, Responsive Justice System – AGF
Hate Song Against Igbo Must Not Be Taken Lightly – Jonathan
Lassa Fever Resurfaces In Lagos, Kills 2, 100 Under Surveillance
Why We Tear Gassed Anti-Buhari Protesters In Abuja – Police
Wizkid, Nicki Minaj ‘collabo’
Game Of Thrones: HBO Hackers Demand Millions In Ransom Note
I Caught An Actress With Charm In Her Bag – Sarah Ebhota
My Best Friend Is Not An Actress —Angela Okorie
Joselyn Dumas Reveals Her Real Selling Point
Lagos PDP Crisis: Far From Over
Anambra Poll: Onitsha Traders Body Wants PDP, APC To Pick Candidate From North
Anambra Poll: Ngige Gets Support On Need For Consensus APC Candidate
Anambra Poll: ABC Nwosu Leads PDP Into The Campaign
Nigerian Athletics! The Great Decline
Musa Set To Join Hull
2017 ITTF Challenge: It’s Nigeria’s Time To Win – Quadri
Vardy, Iheanacho Can Be Lethal Strike Force —Shakespeare
Okagbare, Brume Face Moment Of Truth
Friesland’s Three Crown Ends Competition, Crowns Winner
Canon Strengthens Presence In Nigeria
This Is My True Story — Churchill Oladuni
Kogi State Under Siege, Govt Seems Helpless; Clueless Says Okai Austin

The Sun

Ritualists’ den uncovered in Lagos, 2 burnt alive
• 2 other suspects arrested
2 die of lassa fever in Lagos
… Over 100 hospital workers exposed to index case under surveillance
WAEC cancels certificates issued 28 years ago, 150 others over exam malpractice
Kalu furious over anti-Igbo song
Nigeria no longer dumping ground –Osinbajo
2019: PDP woos Obasanjo,  Atiku,  others
• Reads riot act to errant members Calabar channel controversy: Firm demand apology from Col Umar
Police batter anti-Buhari protesters
• Charley Boy collapses, others sustain injuries  • Police defend action
… Senate says president hasn’t violated any laws
Opposition panics as Obiano picks nomination form
Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Borno lake
• Osinbajo unveils 5 fighter jets • As insurgents faction predicts Shekau’s death
Restructuring: Osinbajo makes U-turn, denies calling agitators ‘political jobbers’
Recession: How coys can generate returns via digital mobility
4 ways to avoid Twitter scams
Customs deploys ICT to boost revenue at Tin Can Port
Story of sweets seller turned lawyer
• How I used mai ruwa business to fund degree programme in ABU •I’ll fight for the poor,
500 Ogidi youths renounce cultism
…As community celebrates Nwafor Festival
We must help young people explore their potential in photography – Babaeko, ace photographer
The Ozubulu bloodbath
God saved Imo from Agbaso
Phenomenal Dr Kolade, the best boss I ever had
Nigeria needs a new constitution, not amendment (2)
Congratulate on/upon, not ‘for’
The July 29 revanchist coup (3)
Northern governors donate N360m to Borno
South Africa: Zuma survives no-confidence vote
China, India border crisis hits major roadblock
Japan flood: 600 take shelter in schools
Anambra guber: We’re ready for Anambra election –INEC
Anambra guber: APC chieftain warns delegates against ‘cash for votes’
Anambra guber: Oduah, Ikpeazu, Ubah join governorship race
Shakespeare backs Iheanacho to form deadly partnership with Vardy
Rangers 2017 convention, special one –Ejindu
Don’t be carried away by Makurdi victory, Biffo warns players
Airtel targets 1m new subscribers with new data package
NBC threatens to revoke broadcast licences
How to protect your smartphone screen
EDITORIAL: Boko Haram attack on oil exploration workers

New Telegraph

Hayatou slams CAF President in 2019 Nations Cup row
 UN commends Cameroon’s generosity to Nigerian refugees
 Miss Nigeria USA pageant holds Saturday
 N’Korea ‘considers strike on US Pacific territory of Guam’
 Kenya opposition leader rejects election results displayed so far
 Deadly earthquake strikes south-west China
 London 2017: Van Niekerk storms to 400m gold, Kendricks wins pole vault
Madrid outclass United in Super Cup win
 Exposure to diesel fumes could cause heart failure
Agents fret over ministry’s double charges
 Banks unveil savings promos as deposit competition heightens
 ‘Why Nigeria has not adopted Bitcoin technology’
FG loses control over N624bn wheat importation
Dokpesi, Shittu battle for APDA’s leadership


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