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News Headlines Oct 11, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Oct 11, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 
Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch


President asks N’Assembly to approve $5.5bn foreign loans
$25bn contracts: EFCC, ICPC should decide Kachikwu, Baru’s fate –SERAP
N120bn bribery allegations: Sen. Misau charged with spreading injurious falsehood against IG
Monkeypox: Reps summon health minister, Senate expresses worry
Kachikwu, Baru meet, agree on NNPC without political interference
Wonder bank’ operator flees with customers’ savings in Ogun
21,780 teachers fail primary four test in Kaduna
Five remanded for stoning 70-year-old man to death
President asks N’Assembly to approve $5.5bn foreign loans
FG plans finance scheme for new car buyers
$25bn contracts: EFCC, ICPC should decide Kachikwu, Baru’s fate –SERAP
Edo seals Radio Nigeria station over N6.7m tax default
FG may ask MDAs to buy local products at higher prices
Police quiz mortuary attendants for accepting 16-year-old’s corpse
Police accuse 64-year-old of supplying guns, bullets to robbers
Inflation to remain high in Nigeria next year – IMF
Stop wasting your time banking offline
Confusion in Enugu over suspected case of monkeypox
CAF picks Moses, Abdullahi
Moaning during sex is crime, says Lawyer
‘Ajimobi reports Olubadan, Ladoja to Buhari
Police accuse 64-year-old of supplying guns, bullets to robbers
Mgbuoshimini killings: Culprits’ll face justice, Wike vows
Police sergeant drowns in Lagos boat accident, 19 rescued
One feared killed as police, motorcyclists clash in Ibadan
Fayose: Drivers protest, damage vehicles over detained colleague
Two arraigned for stealing N15.5m cashew nuts
Northern PDP leaders knock Fayose for declaring presidential bid
APC panel meets Dogara, says restructuring impossible without N’Assembly
Delta APC leaders meet
Anambra poll: Jonathan, Fayose, Wike, others for Obaze rally
Labour Party crisis deepens as faction sacks chairman
Sokoto Assembly suspends two members
Ambode backs Tinubu on restructuring
Army, police looting Nnamdi Kanu’s family house – IPOB
Ekweremadu proposes single term of five years for presidents
FG plans finance scheme for new car buyers
Russia 2018: Ezenwa reveals his secret
Police quiz Etuhu over match-fixing scandal
Ighalo, Oboabona offer scholarships to eight girls
C’River to abandon national festival –Investigation
BREAKING: Portugal, France claim 2018 World Cup spots
#Felabration2017: Five international bands influenced by Fela’s Afrobeat
Outrage as Chinese museum displays pictures of Africans beside wild animals
Kaduna school with 22, 240 pupils gets N30m from World Bank
In Abuja, Wakaa dramatises dark side of Nigerian life
Ogunsakin’s book on taxation to be presented in Lagos
$1m venture competition: Chivas still receiving application
Davido cancels ‘Felabration’ performance
Jackie Chan’s daughter, Etta Ng, reveals she is lesbian
Physician urges FG to restructure NHIS
Every man needs to know about prostate cancer
Ekiti resident doctors begin three-day warning strike
NNPC/Chevron rolls back malaria in Yenagoa
Cholera killed 184 persons in eight states – NCDC
Smart ways to transfer photos from Android phone to PC
Editorial: US: A country roiled by gun violence
Whither the 2017 budget?
Commemorating Day of the Girl Child
Reversing Nigeria’s deplorable water and sanitation situation
UNILAG at 55

ThisDay


FG Voids NPA, Intels Pilotage Agreement
Putting Aside Public Spat, Kachikwu, Baru Chart Way Forward for Oil Sector
IMF: Nigerian Economy to Grow by 1.9% in 2018 But Subdued by Population Growth
Buhari Seeks N’Assembly Approval for $5.5bn External Loans
Shock as 21,780 Kaduna Teachers Fail Primary Four Exams
FIRS Budget, Others Passed
Ekiti Confirms Two Monkey Pox Cases
 VAIDS: FG Collects Personal Data of High Net-worth Nigerians from Banks
FG Voids NPA, Intels Pilotage Agreement
• Says contract was illegal ab initio Ajimobi Takes Tussle to Buhari, Says I Won’t Depose Olubadan
Buhari: Our Resolve to Combat Corruption is Irreversible
Buhari Approves Transaction Advisor for C’River Deep Seaport 
Our Father Died after Protracted Illness, Says Malu’s Family
House C’ttee Probes Duke Oil over Alleged N6tn Revenue Loss
Northern PDP Leaders Slam Fayose, Insist on Sanctity of Zoning 
Nigeria’s Oranto Petroleum Signs Two PSC Agreements with Uganda
Special Courts in Kainji Commence Trial with Arraignment of over 300 Boko Haram Suspects
El-Rufai: N’Assembly Ultimate Stakeholder in Pursuit of True Federalism 
Ambode: We’ll Soon Restore Apapa’s Glory
FG Appoints Sumaila Sole Administrator Ajaokuta Steel Complex 
450MW Azura Power Plant to Come on Stream Eight Months Ahead of Schedule
Aviation Workers Give FG 15-day Ultimatum to Halt Planned Concession
Biafra: Kanu’s Fundamental Rights Suit Suffers Setback 
WAEC Raises the Alarm over Examination Malpractices
ECOWAS Court Orders FG to Pay $75,000 to Family of Dead Military Cadet
NERDC Reintroduces History in Schools from 2018/2019 Academic Session
Senior Lawyer: It’s Unlawful for States to Fund High Courts, Sharia, Customary Courts of…
Glo-sponsored Onitsha Ofala Festival Begins
Ogbeh: FG Won’t Relent in Yam Export Initiative
One Dead, 19 Rescued as Boat Capsizes in Lagos
FRSC Holds Lecture on Safe Driving
Yoruba Indigenous Knowledge Should Be Basis for Development, Says Alaafin
Sokoto Assembly Suspends Two Lawmakers
In Operation Crocodile Smile II, Army Targets Militancy, Oil Bunkering in Niger Delta
World Food Day: FG Pledges to Tackle Food Insecurity
Jonathan’s Ex Aide Berates Atiku over Moves to Return to PDP
Accountants Urged to Adhere to Prudent Financial Management
NMRC Boss Wants Debt Capital Market Deepened
More Winners Emerge in Access Bank Promo
Sterling Bank Rewards Customers
Nigerian Stock Exchange Index Sheds 0.15% on Profit Taking
Coca Cola to Launch Safe Birth Initiative
Paseda: Undeterred By Big Political Parties
Playing Politics with Criminality
Celebrating Ogidi New Yam Festival
A New Vista for IDPs
World Teachers’ Day: Boosting Teachers’ Morale for Effective Teaching
Aisha Buhari: Book on Inspiration to be Included in Curriculum
Principal Solicits Parents’ Support for Safety Education
Chevron Partners JOA to Donate Books to Schools in Delta, Ondo
Ex Childville School Student Wins Microsoft Office Contest
Restructuring and Chapter II of the Constitution
Editorial: CONTAINING THE MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK

The Nation


Kachikwu’s camp hits Baru with six posers
Fed Govt to borrow $5.5b
Ajimobi to Buhari: no plan to depose Olubadan
Fed Govt files charges against Senator Misau
One feared dead, vehicles destroyed in Ado-Ekiti
Ambode backs Tinubu on devolution of powers to states
Kwara, firm train youths on career development
Northern governors, G.E sign MoU to improve health
I knew Kachikwu’s claims couldn’t be true, says David-West
Two corps members drown in Nasarawa
Yobe govt denies ‘strange’ immunisation
Five held for burglary, phone theft
NYSC confirms release of kidnapped female corps member
BIC gives cars, others to promo winners
Man arraigned for ‘stealing goat’
VC urges old students to support FUT, Minna
Tuesday World Cup Qualifying Matches Result
Serena To Return for Australian Open in January 2018
Qatar must stop ‘supporting terrorism’ before World Cup, says UAE
Delta Assembly approves N1.9b for stadium
Ighalo gives full scholarship to less priviledged girls
FIBA Africa debunks Kano Pillars, Gombe Bulls’ claims
Russia 2018: NFSC to inaugurate Niger state chapter
Kogi West PDP zones Senate to Yagba, receives 1000 APC returnees
‘There’s need for internal democracy in PDP’
Lagos initiates civic engagement programme
Yvonne Jegede, others walk against cancer
Nollywood actor dedicates award to family
I can’t let Afrobeat die, says San Francisco artiste
Monkey pox: Enugu urges residents to avoid contact with animals
One die, 19 rescued in boat mishap
‘Lagos’ judiciary is Africa’s biggest’
Ketu layby declared open for use
Boy, 3, in coma, needs N9m to live
Wearing of Hijab: The travails of the contemporary Muslim woman
Ministry to introduce tourism as a subject in senior sec. schools
World Bank releases N30m to Kaduna schools
Annulment of N500m educational grant stirs fury in Delta
Elumelu advises Buhari to review DisCos’ ownership structure
Osinbajo: Govt’ll remove hurdles to doing business
Zenith to sponsor CFA Institute research challenge
Nigeria’s inflation to remain at double-digit, says IMF


The Sun



Monkeypox: Red alert in 7 states
Ekiti confirms disease, Osun sets up quarantine centres, fears in Enugu, Cross River, Lagos, Rivers
Army appoints new GOC for Kaduna
NDA gets new commandant
Buhari requests for fresh $5.5bn loan
Kachikwu, Baru push for strong regulator, non-oil economy
Ngbuoshimini killings: Perpetrators will face justice, Wike vows
PDP insists on North for 2019 presidency
Obiano nicely sets tone of campaign rhetoric
What Malu told The Sun
I almost toppled Obasanjo, he declared
Kanu in Army’s custody, IPOB insists
FG stalls hearing in group’s leader’s $800m rights violation case
Ayade, Cross River exco laud Buhari over deep seaport transaction advisor
Channel blockade: LNG demands $315.6m refund from NIMASA
Tech & Gadgets : How to protect your mobile phone from virus
7 ways to short-circuit kids’ mobile addiction
Code: Lagos targets 1, 000 kids in Ejigbo 
New allegations against Hollywood mogul include forced oral sex, rape
Teachers’ council storms Enugu, holds zonal meeting with stakeholders
When Awka stood still for Anyaoku
Jonathan’s promised story on PDP’s 2015 poll loss (2)
Imaginary enemy
Like Ngozi Iweala, Kachikwu has no base
Moonlight tales continue: Aso Villa clinic as a metaphor of our quagmire
Re: That October 1 hate speech
Boosting teacher education in northern Nigeria
Psychology of spiritual symbolism (1)
Kenya opposition leader withdraws from fresh election
Trump’s ex-wife, Melania in war of words over First Lady title
Catalonia postpones independence declaration, seeks dialogue with Spain
Anambra: INEC to release over 200,000 new PVCs
2019: Northern PDP leaders meet, insist on presidential slot
2019 Presidency: Fayose’s declaration wake up call to northern politicians – Sango
Deserved rest!
Mikel, Ighalo out of Algeria tie
Giving voice to sports in government and businesses
FIBA Africa Zone three debunks Kano Pillars, Gombe Bulls’ claims
Kachikwu, Baru push for strong regulator, non-oil economy
EDITORIAL: Angela Merkel’s 4th term
Double tragedy
Abuja couple set out in search of child but got intestines twisted by doctor
Okaiuga Alaike agog as natives celebrate new autonomy
Ikpeazu pledges support for traditional institution
Imaginary enemy

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

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

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch



Suspend Kachikwu, Baru, Senate panel chair tells Buhari
Army raided Kanu’s home again, says brother
Nigerian senators earn more than Trump, UK PM —Oyebola
Drama as woman cuts off neighbour’s tongu
Watford Isaac Success in UK sex scandal, arrested for assaulting prostitutes
Kachikwu: Why Buhari should act now and fast
Kanu’s kinsman asks court to order IPOB leader’s arrest in UK
FG denies injecting monkeypox virus through free medical treatment
Six arrested for operating illegal clinics, labs in Nasarawa
Police arrest two Fulani siblings for raping teenager
Declare killer herdsmen terrorists, HURIWA tells Buhari
FCT authorities demolish Guzape Village
Herdsman remanded in prison for stealing 22 cows
PDP govs begin talks on next party chairman
Housewife who sold baby for N605,000 gets bail
Drama as woman cuts off neighbour’s tongue
Six arrested for operating illegal clinics, labs in Nasarawa
Herdsman remanded in prison for stealing 22 cows
Drug dealer owns up to selling N500,000 cannabis daily
We bought human parts for N12,000 – suspected ritual killer
Tanker driver arraigned for stealing N13m aviation fuel
Flood ravages Edo INEC office, destroys valuables
…agitators restate opposition to Anambra poll
We’ll not burden Nigerians with unserviceable debts – Adeosun
How to create automatic savings plan
How Nigeria can avoid another recession – ICAN
FCMB, Diamond Bank, FBN emerge top-traded stocks
CIBN advises stakeholders on collateral registry Act
Shareholders seek openness as SEC probes Oando
PHOTOS: How Eagles celebrated World Cup qualification
Jonathan, governors applaud Eagles
Thugs attack Zambia striker’s home
20 teams for IGC Corporate Challenge Cup
Qualifiers so far for 2018 World Cup
BREAKING: Egypt qualify for 2018 World Cup
What you should know about appendicitis
LUTH bags maiden Amity Awards
Editorial: Buhari, be decisive on Kachikwu’s memo
Wasteful search for oil in the North
The debt conundrum once again?
The debt debate: Deconstructing the debt story
When your spouse is not outgoing

ThisDay
Tinubu Proposes 7-Point Agenda to Revive  Nigeria’s Economy
Displaced North-east Women Protest Presidential Panel’s Snub
FG Denies Infecting Bayelsa with Monkey Pox Virus
Court Reaffirms Lagos Govt’s Authority over Inland Waterways
 Tinubu Proposes 7-Point Agenda to Revive  Nigeria’s Economy
• Outlines national infrastructure plan Displaced North-east Women Protest Presidential Panel’s Snub
FG Denies Infecting Bayelsa with Monkey Pox Virus
Again, Soldiers Raid Kanu’s Home
N40bn: SERAP Seeks Court Orders for FG to Stop Ex-govs’ Emoluments
FG to Permanently Shut Open Drug Market by 2018
Soldiers Ambush, Kill Two Boko Haram Members, Says Official
House Okays 25% Salary Top-up for Teachers in Rural Areas
Universities Charging Above N2,000 for Post-UTME Must Refund Excess to Students, Says JAMB
PSC: We Have No Powers to Discipline IG
PI to Hold World Congress in Nigeria in June 2018
FCT Police Task Residents, Foreign Nationals on Security
Enugu Prison Confirms Escape of Two Inmates, Launches Manhunt
4,281 Nigerians Deported from Europe, US, African Countries Mid 2017
Treat Killer Herdsmen as Boko Haram, Stakeholders Urge FG
Soldiers Ambush, Kill Two Boko Haram Members, Says Official
House Okays 25% Salary Top-up for Teachers in Rural Areas
Group: FoI Progress in Nigeria Inadequate 
Enugu Disco Threatens to Publish Identities of Energy Thieves, Defaulters
Nigeria’s Economy Requires Transformation, Says Fidelity Bank Chairman
EU Restates Commitment to Improving Trade with Nigeria
FCMB Empowers SMEs
Stanbic IBTC Engages HR Heads, Launches Banking Proposition
S’East, S’South Govs Meet in Owerri as Okorocha Harps on Nation’s…
NNPC Scandal: Buhari Should Quit as Petroleum Minister, Say Falana, ADP
NEC to Deploy 2,128 Adhoc Staff for Anambra Guber Poll
Criminals Behind Bars
Former Arsenal Star, Parlour, Tips Iwobi for Greatness  
Obaseki, Ahmed Congratulate Eagles, Urge Nigeria to Aim for Victory in Russia  
Nobody Died in Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Says Commissioner
Ghana’s Korblah Wins Lakowe Anniversary Golf Tourney  
17th Gov’s Cup Lagos Tennis Serves off in Lagos Today  
China Open: Nadal Beats Kyrgios to Win Sixth Title of the Season  
Anambra: If It’s Not Broken, Don’t Mend It
Editorial: NIGERIA AND THE WORLD CUP TICKET



The Nation



Russia 2018: Egypt qualify after beating Congo
$25b contracts: NNPC, Baru tackle Kachikwu
How Evans plotted to escape
Fed. Govt: no monkey pox virus injection
Security men arrest ‘man with weapon in Kanu’s compound’
Kanu’s kinsman seeks his repatriation from UK to face trial
IG kicks as Senate closes National Assembly police station
PDP members defect to APC in Delta
Glo-sponsored Professor Johnbull kicks against stigmatisation of ex-prisoners
Senator decries deplorable roads in Oyo Central
Osun, World Bank empower 1,131 youths
Arrest of Fayose’s aides shouldn’t cause salary delay, says APC
Magu, mayor join Nigerians on Independence Day parade in New York
Man arraigned for ‘stealing’ girlfriend’s tablet’
Research shows hurricanes severely damaged Texas, Florida communications
Adeneye urges campus editors on developmental journalism
Federal Poly Ado Ekiti shut indefinitely
I’m Now ‘Relaxed and Relieved’, Eagles Manager Reveals
Bosso gives reasons for El Kanemi exit
Aruna Quadri Wins Polish Open
Chelsea Heaps Praises on Moses for Nigeria’s W/Cup Qualification
World Cup Qualifier: ‘Nobody died, only 3 were injured’
We qualified without bogus budget-Dalung
What manner of restructuring?
‘Dialogue ‘ll reduce agitation’
My agenda for Ogun, by aspirant
Aramide works on first official single
Nelly denies rape allegations
Emem Isong inspired my movie production, says Moradeke Adegboyega
Police, task force arrest 50 ‘with 48 bags of drugs’
LASTMA gets 10 patrol vehicles
Stop cutting roads, lawmaker warns companies
Man gets N5m bail for forex ‘fraud’
Annulment of N500m educational grant stirs fury in Delta
JAMB to partner Ministry on CBT examination abroad
Federal Poly Ado Ekiti shut indefinitely
NAICOM to enforce third party insurance, others in Kaduna
‘Mining is Nigeria’s next oil’
TCN, Japan to build new power projects


Vanguard


Afe Babalola Offers Market For Ekiti Farmers’ Produce
Stanbic IBTC Partners Clients On Employee Productivity
Equities Market To Maintain Positive Momentum This Week
IPC Kicks Against Candidate Imposition In Burutu
On The NGO Regulation Bill
Onazi : We Will Surpass Past World Cup Record
NAICOM Partners Kaduna State On Compulsory Insurance
NNPC Feud: Buhari Will Do The Needful— VON DG
2nd Niger Bridge, Others: Presidency, NASS Head For Another Clash
The Debt Debate: Deconstructing The Debt Story
Ezeife, Soludo Others Declare: Obiano’s Re-Election Necessary For Power Shift
Be Steadfast, Ikpeazu Tasks PDP Members
Iwobi: My World Cup dream has come true
 Again, security operatives invade Kanu’s house
Why military is yet to rescue kidnapped UNIMAID staff, police women, others – DHQ
 Iwobi needs more goals to become world class, says Parlour
 First IAAF Bronze Label for West Africa awarded to Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
 Ghana petitions Fifa after ref denied them ‘perfect goal’
Chelsea congratulate Aina, acknowledge Mikel
 What made me to be more determined to ensure that Nigeria remains one – Gowon
 Obigwe to anti-APGA leaders: Obiano did not build 35 roads project at Aguleri, stop concocting lies against him
PDP reassigns Iorhemba as DNS
My generation will protect Nigeria’s unity – Yahaya Bello
Rapper Nelly arrested for rape
P-Square update: Peter Okoye signs solo deal with American record label company

The Sun



NNPC Gate: Kachikwu, Baru may face DSS, EFCC 
•Relinquish your position as Minister of Petroleum, Falana tells Buhari
Quit notice: South East, South South govs warn Arewa youths, others
Again, Army raids Kanu’s family home
• ‘We acted on intelligence, removed technical items’
Anambra Poll: Obiano is ahead of Obaze
We lack powers to call IGP to order over irregularities –PSC
Religious leaders declare 3-day fasting, prayers over Ibadan chieftaincy crisis
Oando crisis: Shareholders threaten to picket SEC, warn against coverup
Another Nigerian killed in South Africa
Russia 2018 : It’s dream come true – Iwobi
Flood wreaks havoc in 4 Ebonyi communities
Monkey pox lands in A’Ibom
…How to avoid the disease, by UUTH CMD
Blame PDP for bad roads in S’East, S’South – APC tells Wike
APC has board of trustees –Nkire
Recession: Buratai slashes fees at Army schools
Miss Jigawa wins The Beauty of Africa International pageant
In Abuja, teachers reap rewards on earth
•Clement Okodo, Nigeria’s best teacher, gets brand new car, says, I never knew anyone was watching
Dasuki: My frustrations with President Buhari
Kachikwu: What’s he still doing in there?
Willie Obiano v. Peter Obi
Re: Letter to my country at 57
7 die, 132 injured in petrol station explosion in Ghana
 China punishes 1.3m officials for corruption
APC-led federal govt has lived up to expectation- Badaru
Face-off over control of NNPC
Only regionalism can save Nigeria – Alhaji Alhaji
How Nigeria’s power Discos turned drain pipe on FG’s resources
High expectations as 2017 NESG kicks off tomorrow
We’ll ensure safe drone operations in Nigeria – Dunoma, FAAN boss
Uyo bubbles again, as Akwa hits FA Cup final
It’s Udom’s magic at work – Bassey Nobody died during Nigeria Zambia match – A’Ibom govt
Apapa gridlock: Agro commodities export falls to 100tons
Sad story of Nigeria’s yam export to America
How Nigerian exporters can benefit from AGOA
Nigeria tourism could generate $90bn annually  
SON raises concern over false declarations on imports 
EDITORIAL: Nigeria’s exiting 90 global organisations
Ugwuanyi’s major breakthrough in investment

News Headlines Sept 22, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 22, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 




The Punch



Profs, SANs, others disagree on court order banning IPOB
Court dissolves Onigbinde’s 30-year marriage
Ndigbo can’t afford another civil war –Ohanaeze
At Chatham House, El-Rufai says Nigerians want power devolution
Four family members die in Kano fire
Biafra, Buhari, and the brewing beastly brawl
Ibori’s ally, Senator Nwaoboshi, in N2.7bn scandal
Oyo APC faults Olubadan over allowance claim
Sheriff visits Osinbajo
Ndigbo can’t afford another civil war –Ohanaeze
Thugs beat Aregbesola’s commissioner in Ondo
Arms importation: Customs DG meets Turkish envoy today
Gunmen invade Zamfara FRSC command, kill official
Buhari arrives in UK, returns to Nigeria Monday
PSG target Zidane
PDP suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, queries Kashamu
N1bn fraud: EFCC declares Jonathan godson’s wife wanted
JTF rescues abducted soldiers, civilians, finds human parts
LASG asks CP to produce cobbler detained for years
Messi knew Neymar would cause PSG problems – Report
Deaf woman: Father of tortured five -year-old surfaces
Court remands mechanic for murder of 24-year-old
Kidnap suspects remanded in custody
Flood wreaks havoc on Imo as victims count losses
Couple cancels ceremony on wedding day, donates multimillion-naira reception to homeless
Couple welcome 20th child after husband’s reversed vasectomy
Assaulted Osun commissioner, Bola Ilori, says Ondo govt official sent the attackers
Sheriff, Oyegun visit Aso Rock, meet Osinbajo
Firms complain of naira shortage to buy dollars
Caught in the status trap
How to live solely on unemployment benefits
Getting your digital banking right
Power generating firms owe banks N356bn
SON awards Aquadana ISO certification
Tammy Abraham rejects Nigeria
Eagles set up Ghana WAFU Cup showdown
Rashford reveals rivalry with Martial
Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman aiming to be world’s best
‘Six reasons you shouldn’t be afraid to date a female soldier’
Wanted criminal arrested after bragging on Instagram
LG autonomy will cripple primary education – NUT chairman
FG pledges to provide funding for school libraries
Pupils win laptops, tablets in A’Ibom quiz competition
11.5 million children out of school – Education minister
ICT expert urges Nigerians to embrace STEM
NAWOJ worried over exam malpractices in Bayelsa schools
50 years after, Soyinka, Clark, others remember Okigbo
Eedris slams D’Banj
12-year-old ventriloquist beats Nigeria’s favourite Okwuchi to AGT glory
Parenting can make or mar your child’s psychology
The best foods for your heart
Baidu announces $1.5bn fund for autonomous driving
Toshiba shares drop as battle over $18bn chip unit sale looms
Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for $1.1 bn
Editorial: Reining in domestic violence in Lagos
Hospitals as undertakers? Saving a dying health sector
Re: Like Nnamdi Kanu, like Buhari
The police should speak improved English
My husband is good, loyal, loving —Wife whose toes, fingers were hacked for seeking divorce



ThisDay



France Denies Domiciling IPOB’s Financial HQ, Supports Nigeria’s Unity
FG Summons Turkish Ambassador over Illicit Arms Exports
Cash Requirement for Forward Dollar Purchases Causes Naira Shortage
Stop Stoking Embers of Disharmony, Divisions, Wike Cautions Lai Mohammed
Buhari Leaves New York for London
El-Rufai: Nigerians Must Set Agenda for Restructuring
Fashola: FG will Not Reverse PHCN Privatisation Without Refund of Workers’ Severance Pay
World’s Richest Woman Liliane Bettencourt Dies at 94
Buhari Urges N’Assembly to Ensure Speedy Passage of Audit Bill
Separatists challenge FG to prove it’s a terrorist organisation  Presidency: Marauding herdsmen are criminals, not terrorists  North ready for dialogue, Saraki saved govt…
FG Summons Turkish Ambassador over Illicit Arms Exports
Michael Bloomberg Inaugurates First Global Business Forum with Dangote, Others
Kola Aluko’s New York Penthouse up for Sale for Just $39m
Falana Lauds CJN for Creating Special Courts for Corruption Cases
Lagos Declares Two-Night Restriction on Ikorodu Road
Oloyede: JAMB to Regularise Pre-2016 University Admissions
NEDDI to Launch Made-in-Nigeria Executive Tricycle
Fashola: FG will Not Reverse PHCN Privatisation Without Refund of Workers’ Severance Pay
Senior Advocate Begs Buhari to Release Dasuki
Nine Corpses Recovered from Rann Attack by Boko Haram
Lamido Sets up Presidential Exploration Team
FG Pledges to Sustain Peace in Abia, Lauds Ikpeazu for Restoring Normalcy
Non-Academic Staff of Universities, Others Suspend Strike
Enugu Vows to Shore up IGR through Lotteries, Pool Betting
Leukemia Patients Celebrate 10th World CML Day
Soldiers Kill Farmer for Violating Motorcycle Ban in Adamawa
IG Directs AIGs, CPs to Beef up Security on Highways
APC: Olubadan’s Law Suit Against Ajimobi, Others Welcome Devt
Appeal Court to Trash out 250 Cases in 14 Days
NGE to Offer Scholarships to Children in IDP Camps
Benue Assembly Bans Use of Tyres in Meat Processing
Nollywood Star, Adesua Etomi visits Obaseki, lauds achievements
JTF Rescues Soldiers Abducted by N’Delta Militants
You Can Go On Strike But Don’t Break Law and Order, Kogi Tells Workers
Ortom Seeks Lawful Conduct of Agitation, Wants Transgressors Punished
Edo Govt Proscribes Road Transport Employers Association
Cross River IPAC Election Ends in Controversy
Take Contributory Pension Scheme Seriously, Employers Urged
Best Western Hotels Owner Refutes AMCON’s Takeover
Ecobank Introduces Cardless Cash Withdrawal Service
Keystone Bank Moves to Enhance Customer Satisfaction
Royal Exchange Assures Stakeholders of Improved Performance
Keystone Bank Moves to Enhance Customer Satisfaction
PDP Suspends Ubah, Kashamu to Face Disciplinary Panel
Row at APC Hearing on Restructuring in Ondo
How to Stay Married
Queen Móremí Àjàsorò: Excitement Thickens As Registration Closes Sept 30
WAMCO Announces Winners of Peak 456 Talent Hunt Competition
ABU to Represent Nigeria in United Kingdom
Turning Bakers into Entrepreneurs
Rabiu Ali Shoots Super Eagles into WAFU Cup Final
England U-21 Striker, Tammy Abraham, Rejects Nigeria
Chelsea, Atletico Reach Terms on Diego Costa
Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Tickets Go on Sale Online
Ilorin Youth Games Feat Excites Gov. Emmanuel
AITEO Cup: Fierce Battles in Ijebu-Ode, Benin City
What is the Exit Strategy?


The Nation



UK, France: no protests on IPOB, Radio Biafra
470 guns seized at Lagos port
Oil prices hit $57 as OPEC meets
EFCC probes alleged diversion of N1.2b NEXIM loan
SSANU, NASU, NAAT suspend strike in varsities
Fashola won’t back cancellation of power privatisation
Disquiet in NAFDAC, as acting DG stays put
Buhari leaves New York for London
Nine policemen arrested for extortion in Lagos
Northerners safe in South East – Ohanaeze
Startimes to begin broadcast in Maiduguri
Police parades 14 for kidnapping, armed robbery
Gunmen invade FRSC command, kill official
LUTH workers protest as JOHESU begins strike
Chelsea’s Bakayoko in Car Accident After Training
Corps member who drowned in Bayelsa
Benin Republic varsity honours Niger Delta philantropist
Imoke, Owan-Enoh, others brainstorm against insecurity in Cross River
Jubilation as NGO releases inmates to decongest Bayelsa prison
NAAT, NASU, SSANU suspend strike
NANS urges FG, NASU, SSANU to shift ground
Clouds over LAUTECH’s resumption
Diego Costa Returns to Atletico Madrid
Nigeria Beat Benin 1-0, Reach WAFU Nation Cup Final
Tyson Offers to Coach Rio Ferdinand in Boxing
W/Cup Qualifier: NFF insists on Godswill Akpabio Stadium
Kamoru Usman knocks out Moreas, hails Nigeria
Youth Transfer Policy: FIFA opens Chelsea probe
Battle for restructuring
Katsina at 30: The Masari midas touch
Pfizer supports GPs in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Multiple IVF cycle to the rescue
School head advises Nigerians on health, safety practices
alleged extortion
Man docked for ‘kidnapping, sexual assault’
Residents decry gridlock at Ojodu Berger
Ambode opens Magodo police post
Union kicks against appointments in NIMET
N720b subsidy arrears: PENGASSAN alerts on impending mass sack
NECA: economy still prone to recession



Vanguard


 


AD Candidate Unfolds 9-Point Agenda
How Oyo Residents Show Indifference To Govt Orders
Chinese Visa Centre’ll Ease Application Process To China —Consul-General
12 Minors Charged With Cultism In Lagos
FG To Set Up Oil & Gas Equipment Machinery Devt Institute In Bayelsa
Ashafa Tasks PTAD On Physical Verification
Tor Tiv Tasks Subjects On Unity, Peace
Buhari’s Foreign Forum
Naira Depreciates Further To N360.33/$ In NAFEX
Restructuring: We’re Not Afraid, But Won’t Be Stampeded — Northern Elders
Nigeria/Zambia Cracker: Omokaro, Okosieme Rate Eagles Above Chipolopolo
Gov Abubakar Commissions First Company In Dutse
 Insecurity: FG moves to harmonise biometric database of Nigerians
 Nigerians divided over proscription of IPOB
Nigerians tell Lai Mohammed to stop reckless utterance -Wike 
Modu-sheriff in closed-door meeting with Osinbajo
Customs uncovers Nigerian arms syndicate in Turkey
Lagos First Lady supports Oshoala Football/Education Clinic
 GTBank/Ogun Principals Cup final sets Abeokuta agog
Abraham dumps Eagles for England
 Zambia names teenager in squad against Nigeria
I am not running away from Umahi’s probe – Elechi
Onitsha Chamber asks candidates to present programmes
Buhari leaves New York for London
Buhari pushes for Auditor-General’s autonomy
Nollywood’s Adesua Etomi visits Obaseki, lauds achievements
 Wizkid enters Guinness World Book of Records 2018
Sahara group sponsors young movie producers to London film academy


The Sun



Wike to Lai Mohammed: Stop stoking disharmony, division
Killer herdsmen not terrorists, says Garba Shehu
• Ekiti, Benue, MASSOB slam presidential aide  …
FG confirms arms report, meets with Turkish Ambassador today
Lagos Assembly demands Apapa tank farms’ relocation
Traditional institution, Boko Haram’s worst casualty –Sultan
Buhari’s enemies within APC, says Masari
IGP in Abia, preaches peace, unity
Igbo can’t afford another civil war, says Ohaneze
IPOB proscription: FG goofed – Lawyers
Nigeria has 65-70m illiterates –Minister
Obiano to dualise major roads, construct more bridges in 2nd term
CNBC nominates BCI boss for Africa Business Leaders Awards
What Buhari told Trump –Onyeama
…President now in London
Only security agencies can classify IPOB terror organisation –CACOL
Ibeku monarchs to Army: Produce Nnamdi Kanu’s father
Ohanaeze visits Muslims over burnt mosque
…Receives Arewa youths on peace mission
Obiano to dualise major roads, construct more bridges in 2nd term
Anambra needs a doer, not a lackey
A universal leadership conundrum
South East needs show of love, not show of force
Of terrorism, IPOB, South East govs and DHQ?
Lagos restricts movement on Ikorodu Road
Falana hails CJN over special courts for corruption cases
Varsity workers suspend strike after deal with government
South African Naval chief arrives in Nigeria tomorrow
Nigeria tasks African leaders on youth empowerment
IPOB: France demands evidence to support Nigeria’s claim
• We’re not aware of  FG’s request to ban group’s radio  –UK
Anambra guber: PDP suspends Ubah
•They are digging their graves, he replies
Anambra guber: Obiano hasn’t achieved much -Obi
 Anambra guber: Anambra’s low debt profile shows Obiano’s competence -APGA chieftain
How gatemen, miscreants lease Abuja unoccupied estates
How to create robust mortgage industry
Grenadines Homes puts Nigeria on global radar
…Invites foreign investors to buy into Oceanna project
WAFU CUP: It’s Eagles, Black Stars final
$100, 000 up for grab
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Zambia calls up 26 home-based players for Nigeria clash
Court dissolves Onigbinde’s 30-year old marriage
EDITORIAL: Paul Nwokedi (1926-2017)
International agencies equip young Nigerians with photographic skills
M.I’s rebuff doesn’t bother me; he remains my idol –Kead, rapper
Making weight in sports
Python dance, IPOB and other matters



Daily Trust



Kaduna health workers comply with JOHESU strike
Again, Lalong relaxes curfew in Jos
Arewa, Yoruba, Ijaw youth pledge commitment to Nigeria’s unity
UK says not aware of request to shut Radio Biafra
Northern Elders Forum backs proscription of IPOB
Under no circumstance should Nigeria experience war again – President General Ohaneze Indigbo
Fashola urges states, LGs to settle N63bn electricity debts
Oyegun joins Osinbajo’s meeting with Sheriff
More data centres across Nigeria underway
Kogi workers begin strike tomorrow
 Sheriff visits Osinbajo
Over 7,000 lives lost in Jos crises – Plateau peace agency
Nigeria didn’t contact us on IPOB – France, UK
JAMB: We’ll no longer tolerate illegal admissions
Islamic New Year: Sokoto, Jigawa declare today public holiday
Al-Makura seeks foreign support for school for the physically challenged
IPOB/Army clash: IGP promotes slain police officer
Niger to commence school feeding programme Monday
Customs says Nigerian syndicate in Turkey behind arms importation
Patients groan as federal health institutions nurses down tools
Senator got, diverted N1.2bn loan as NEXIM Bank director – EFCC
Buhari returns to London
Senate, W/Bank meet over foreign loans utilisation
Group supports proscription of IPOB
Sultan: Fight grassroots poverty to end insecurity
‘Justice, fairness necessary for peace’
Jos curfew now 12 midnight to 6am
International Peace Day: NGO sues for united Nigeria
Made-in-Nigeria Keke NAPEP for launch in Anambra
Chronicles of illegal guns illegally imported in Nigeria
Niger to commence school feeding programme Monday
Over 7,000 lives lost in Jos crises – Plateau peace agency
Nigeria didn’t contact us on IPOB – France, UK
S/East not marginalised – El-Rufa’i
PDP suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, AD 5 officers
Only N/Assembly can handle restructuring – Gemade
Nigeria closes up on Tammy Abraham
Ali’s strike earns Nigeria WAFU Cup of Nations final spot
Zambia name 20-man provisional squad for Nigeria clash
Aviation: FG sets up tax force on multiple charges, BASA
Manufacturers want 7-year tax break
Audit reports not to criminalise MDAs – FG
Miss Kebbi’s emergence as MBGN dominates Google searches
Two motorcyclists killed in Karu, Jikwoyi
We’ll construct a by-pass, Kuje chairman says
Building code and the National Assembly (II)
Stealing the limelight at UNGA
What is restructuring and does Nigeria need it? (I)
Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Skype, WhatsApp
North Korea mocks Trump’s UN speech
President Rouhani hits back at Trump in UNGA speech
Editorial: New Islamic year 1439 AH

The Guardian


Thunder kills one in Kwara
 Zambia begins preparations for Eagles showdown
 How to reduce cholera-related deaths
 Customs seizes another 470 rifles imported from Turkey
Long contract cycles threaten N18tr investment in oil sector
Kim hits back at Trump as US ramps up North Korea sanctions
‘Concession of Lagos, Abuja airports long overdue’
Northern elders back dialogue with Biafra agitators
IGP promotes slain officer in IPOB/army clash
Varsities’ non-academic staff unions suspend strike
Ignoring clamour for restructuring dangerous, Wike says at editors’ confab
Fashola faults call for cancellation of power sector privatisation
 Martial eager to start against Southampton
Klopp looks for boost after troubled spell
Zidane pleads for calm amid Real slump
WAFU: Eagles set up final showdown with Black Stars
Tammy Abraham succumbs to pressure to shun Nigeria
Zambia begins preparations for Uyo showdown with 20 players
 ‘Poor World Bank ranking on Nigeria discouraging investments’
UK, Nigeria to improve trade relations
NSE’s market capitalisation plummets by N6billion
PTAD to verify documents of 21,295 retirees
3SC: The slow death of a cultural icon
 Controversial boundaries of gender-bending fashion in Nigeria 
Editorial: Funding education for global competitiveness
 The dangerous pied piper in Igbo land
Time for Buhari to reshuffle
Reviewing Olubadan chieftaincy titles beyond sentiment
Corruption and nemesis of a disoriented society
Osinbajo, Odigie-Oyegun, Sheriff meet at Villa
APC chieftains reiterate demand for restructuring
Fayose’s anointed successor seeks support of other aspirants
Rumpus in Ondo’s temple of justice
How To Turn Bar Soap Into Liquid Soap
Giving African art a global platform
Red alert to fish-rich diets in women of childbearing age
WHO warns of global antibiotics emergency as patients develop growing resistance to drugs
Scientists edit DNA in human embryos to create successful pregnancy
How drug converts, burns ‘bad fat’ that holds on to calories

​News Headlines Sept 19, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Sept 19, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch


Reps chief whip attacks Saraki for saying IPOB ban illegal
ASUU suspends 36-day-old strike
Bribe-collecting policemen handcuff passenger to vehicle after driver escaped
Northern govs visit S’East, move to stop reprisals, commend Ikpeazu, others
B’Haram kills chief imam, 16 others in Borno villages
Al-Makura’s N52m for Nasarawa Utd, Amazons sparks controversy
Naira drops to 369, market anticipates dollar supply
Man in court for stealing $80,000 from boss
APC tours S’South states, mobilise support for Buhari
Alison-Madueke, systemic rot and the NNPC
Melaye: Court hears INEC’s substituted service motion Sept 28
Biafra: Legal, economic and social questions
Police charge seven IPOB members with murder
Four killed as explosion rocks NNPC Lagos depot
The man who shot his sons to prove a point
Kanu was ready for amicable resolution – Nwabueze
Confusion as MAPOLY lecturers shun scheduled examination
Strike: Fuel depots shut, FG meets NUPENG today
Northern govs visit S’East, move to stop reprisals,…
Gay artisan accused of killing apprentice for dating woman
Four killed as explosion rocks NNPC Lagos depot
Man in court for stealing $80,000 from boss
Police arrest 43-year-old ex-convict for alleged sodomy
Kidnappers kill Chinese expatriate, driver, police escort
Customs seize 3,000 cartons of poultry products
Nnamdi Kanu brainwashed my brother, says man whose relation was killed in IPOB clash  
Students, drivers clash in Ekiti over alleged rape
APC tours S’South states, mobilise support for Buhari
S’East APC demands additional state
APC clears Nwoye for Anambra gov poll
Melaye’s recall: INEC releases amended timetable, fixes Oct 14 for verification
INEC wants Melaye served recall petitions through substituted means
I’ll succeed Ajimobi in 2019 Oyo Gov election, communications minister, Adebayo Shittu, vows
Osun APC can’t survive 2018 ‘electoral hurricane’ –PDP
Anambra: Ubah, Oduah, others want PDP candidate substituted
Naira drops to 369, market anticipates dollar supply
Strike: Fuel depots shut, FG meets NUPENG today
Illegal dollar evacuation to Dubai threatening naira – Gwadabe
PTAD to return unpaid retirees to payroll
CBN to punish banks for forex infractions
MAN, others reject monthly electricity tariff review proposal
Al-Makura’s N52m for Nasarawa Utd, Amazons sparks controversy
La Liga: Ronaldo returns, Deulofeu in for Dembele‘
Lagos can be Africa’s marathon hub
’Oyo govt set to shake up Shooting Stars
Aiteo Group to review NFF sponsorship deal
Ogun, Oyo athletes complain over unpaid NYG allowances
Plate number or number plate
Workers in 12 universities move to register new union
LAUTECH invites unions as ASUU, others fail to resume
Sacked lecturers: LASU VC denies allegations of victimisation
Overdose on paracetamol causes liver failure – Expert
How worrying affects your health
Why it’s necessary to protect adolescent from STD
sCell phones expose children to cyber bullying – Scientists
Govt tackles substandard phone influx with product registration
MTN, TD Mobile unveil new ICE 2 smartphone
NCC unveils 18-man committee to evaluate research
Creating unique visuals with online tools
Editorial: Alison-Madueke, systemic rot and the NNPC
The man who shot his sons to prove a point
US dollar: The power and the glory (I)
IPOB and the price of indecisiveness

ThisDay


CBN Gives Banks Four-week Ultimatum to Open FX Teller Points
Nigeria’s Zannah Mustapha Wins UN Award for Educating Boko Haram Victims
FG Sets Bid Round Guidelines for Award of 46 Marginal Oil Fields  
NFIU: FATF Threatens to Suspend Its Mission to Nigeria  
Aig-Imoukhuede Joins International Advisory Board of Blavatnik School of Govt
Buhari Takes Heat off Nigerian Army, Signs Proclamation Proscribing IPOB
• Saraki calls for due process in declaring separatists terror group, Buratai back tracks   • Northern govs embark on peace mission to S’East, S’South 
Onnoghen Gives CJs Marching Orders, Okays Special Courts for Corruption Cases…
China Opens Visa Centre in Abuja 
AMCON Takes over Kashamu’s Best Western Hotels
Again, Lai Mohammed Accuses IPOB of Using Fake Videos to Hoodwink Int’l Community
Students in Violent Protest in Ekiti over Rape of Female Colleague
FG Spends N67.5bn on Pensions in Eight Months
Peter Obi: I Never Said I Will Fight Anambra Election with the Last Drop…
IPOB: We’ll Not Be Intimidated by Army’s Threats
Niger Boat Mishap: 12 Bodies Recovered, Buried
12 Killed in Suicide Attacks on Borno Village
Keyamo Dedicates SAN Award to the Weak, Defenceless
We’ll Continue to Prioritise Welfare of Judges- Ambode
Buhari: to Reset Nigeria for Greatness, Corruption Must Completely End
Do Not Give in to Fear, El-Rufai Assures Kaduna Residents
TCN Records 15 System Collapses in 2017
12TH GOTV BOXING NIGHT:  Otto, Fijabi Are World Beaters, Says Manager
NCAA Certifies Lagos Airport, Says It Meets International Standards
MAN, Hoteliers, Others Reject NERC’s Proposal on Tariff Review 
YouTube Go Makes Debut in Nigeria
2,000MW of Electricity Rejected by Discos, Says Power Ministry
Kachikwu: $100 Oil Impossible in 2018
Abuja, Kano, Ibadan Discos Lead in Accidents with Fatalities
INEC Releases Fresh Timetable for Melaye’s Recall Process
Anambra Guber Poll: INEC Deadline for Submission of Candidates’ Name Expires 
Restructuring: APC C’ttee Begins Sitting in S’East as Enugu, Ebonyi Reject…
Easing Nigeria’s Food Burden
‘Overlooking Complaints Against SANs Could Ridicule the Rank’
Falz, Saka Thrill Fans at MTN/Arsenal Viewing Centres  
AIMS Confirms May 12 Date for 2018 Okpekpe Race
3SC’s Relegation Not Caused By Financial Woes’
NCC TENNIS LEAGUE: CBN Futures Beat Team Yetade to Win First Tie 
WAFU CUP OF NATIONS: Nigeria Defeats Ghana’s Black Stars to Qualify for Semis  
Rooney Fined, Handed Driving Ban for Two Years
Biafra: Kanu and a Country Deferred
Needed? Mental Abuse Law
The Python Does Not Dance…
Editorial: THE DISAPPEARING NIGERIANS


The Nation


Court to INEC: Serve Melaye recall papers
Many Nigerians don’t know bail is free’
Banker charged with alleged theft of N3m from ATM
Ekweremadu’s kinsmen plan mass protest to National Assembly
Buhari to address UN General Assembly today
ASUU suspends strike
Governors: We won’t allow agitators to divide Nigeria
CJN unveils strategies for speedy trial of graft cases
Anambra to prosecute arrested IPOB members
Sagay: DHQ right to declare IPOB a terrorist organisation
Classification of IPOB as terrorist organisation unconstitutional – Saraki
IPOB: We can’t be intimidated
APC reassures southerners of safety in north
FG to take final decision on IPOB proscription – Army
Driver arraigned for ‘eating without paying’
Why we dismissed ASUU chairman, 14 others – LASU
JABU installs Ooni of Ife grand patron
LAUTECH: ASUU vows not to resume work
Nigerian university students to hold Merit Awards
At Kogi varsity, students contribute money to pay teachers
U.S. Consulate mentors entrepreneurs
Daystar and the poverty challenge
Wayne Handed 2-year Driving Ban
3-time paralympic gold medalist confident of Tokyo 2020 ticket
Obaseki fetes Falconets, Tanzanites after U-20 World Cup match
Fans hopeful Super Eagles will qualify for semi-finals
Silver winning D’Tigers to arrive today
EPL: Luiz sees red as Arsenal hold Chelsea to goalless draw
English Premier League Table As At Sunday 17,
‘Southeast losing investment due to IPOB’
‘Bello’s critics are pursuing personal interests’
‘Bello encourages inducement, praise-singing’
Royal Hibiscus Hotel: A ‘rom’ without the ‘com’
‘Downrange’: We always know the evil, not the devil
‘The Shape of Water’: Disgustingly cool
Dealing with death, grief and bereavement (1)
‘ Cancer is now an epidemic in Nigeria’
Lagos screens 36,000 for HIV
Ojokoro LCDA distributes free books to pupils
Agboyi-Ketu LCDA begins flood
Oil prices move close to $56
Inflation drops to 16.01%
Lagarde: Why IMF  is fighting corruption
NNPC: Jetty fire won’t affect fuel supply


Vanguard


CJN Okays Special Courts, Judges To Try Alleged Looters
CLO Makes 12-Point Demand On Peter Obi, Obiano
NASS May Halt Presidency’s Bid To Present 2018 Budget
Apapa Jetty Fire: NNPC Allays Fears Over Fuel Scarcity
Nwoye Lauds APC, Buhari For Standing By Truth, Says Obiano’s End Is Near
Politicians Hunt Cross Rivers Monarchs With Thugs For Questioning Candidates’ Imposition – Clan Head
Dembele Goes Under The Knife In Finland
Idemili North Cautions Against Not Voting For Obiano
Forex: CBN To Sanction Erring Banks
Ten Reasons To Restructure Nigeria
TCN Appoints Focal Persons To Interface With The DISCOs
Firm Introduces Innovation To Nigerian Building Sub-Sector
Forex: CBN to sanction erring banks
AGF initiates court process today to ban IPOB
BREAKING: ASUU calls off strike
Anti-graft war: CJN okays special courts, judges to try alleged looters
True Federalism: Obaseki hosts panel as APC flags off public hearing
 I’ll fight corruption until it’s exterminated from our polity – Buhari
 Police arrest 59 IPOB members, say members will be tried as terrorists Breaking: Buhari arrives New York for UN General Assembly
 Dembele goes under the knife in Finland
Hazard shocks PSG!
Welbeck to have scan on injured groin
 Falconets will overcome Tanzania in Dar-es-Salaam — Gov Obaseki
 WAFU Cup: Okpotu, Moses fire Nigeria into semi-final
 CLO makes 12-point demand on Peter Obi, Obiano
Idemili North cautions against not voting for Obiano
Two hospitalized after gas explosion in Lagos
Recall: INEC seeks leave of court to dump petition at Melaye’s door
 We don’t have any GMO food, but genetically mortified plants – FG
 It’s not easy accepting a stepmom who’s the same age as you
Searching for love?
Fat women have as much fun as slim ones!
Life in family slave camps
Nnenna & Friends adds another feather to her cap
 Elder O, Elenu, others for O’ Jez’s independence concerts
Canon, American film showcase return to AIFF 2017
 Eniola Badmus, Davido’s baby mama on warpath?
Nollywood’s Ramsey Noah makes case for cinemas


The Guardian


Why ‘outsiders’ control Niger Delta oil blocks
NFF retains Uyo as host of Eagles And Emmys winners are…
 ASUU suspends five-week old strike
Kudos as CJN okays special courts for corrupt cases
IPOB’s ban, link to terrorism unconstitutional, says Saraki
NNPC allays fear of scarcity as explosion rocks Apapa jetty
EFCC returns N36 million to school allegedly defrauded by bank workers
Northern states move against retaliatory attacks
Dismissal of Oyewunmi, others in pursuant to thorough investigation, says VC
Suu Kyi appeals to global community over Rohingya crisis
Court to hear Patience Jonathan’s appeal against forfeiture of $5.8m on November. 3
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand turns to boxing
Eagles beat Ghana 2-0, qualify for WAFU Cup semis
Ronaldo back for Real, Deulofeu in for Dembele
Neymar-Cavani penalty spat a ‘war of egos
We will beat Nigeria the way we beat Algeria, Chipolopolo legend boasts
Aiteo Group threatens to review deal with NFF over alleged poor derivatives
 NSE’s market capitalisation down by N46billion
TCN seeks end to load rejections with new appointments
NITDA, EFCC partner to fight corruption in IT procurements
Ships laden with GMO maize intercepted in Lagos
IPOB’s death
Students, drivers clash over alleged rape in Ekiti
Niger Delta groups distance selves from Biafra crusade
Court to hear Patience Jonathan’s appeal against forfeiture of $5.8m on November. 3
All eyes on Suu Kyi as Myanmar leader breaks silence on Rohingya crisis
Building customer relationships for revenue
 Editorial: Lagos airport road project and contextual federalism
Only government can save Nigeria
Igbo and the journey back home
Systematic inequality in Nigerian education sector
Enugu, Ebonyi APC tasks Federal Government on new state
Aregbesola warns governorship aspirants against falsifying data
Southwest governors, monarchs insist on restructuring
PDP withdraws appeal challenging Akpan’s election as senator
 Couple’s Quiz: Are You Compatible With Your Partner?
Get in formation: Punk band slips onto Beyonce vinyl
Pakistan Girl’ takes aim at corrupt cops and domestic abuse
CBS’s Australia TV deal favoured over Murdoch bid


The Sun


NBA to intervene in Ondo JSC workers’ suspension
Saraki, Buratai clash over IPOB
Kalu’s 2017JCI summit ends in style
MASSOB to FG: Take Operation Python Dance to Boko Haram, Fulani herdsmen
Anambra guber: I never said I’ll fight Anambra election with last drop of my blood –Obi
UN: Repatriation of looted funds to top Buhari’s demand to world leaders
… Restates commitment to eliminate corruption
SANs hail Wike on FHC building
• Urge other state govs to emulate him 2019: APC LG chairs endorse Ortom
•We belong to one Nigeria, say Igbo in Benue
Agitations: 5 northern govs visit South East, South South
Sack Niger Delta Affairs minister, youths urge Buhari
IPOB: I’ll never support disintegration of Nigeria, says Wike
Militants condemn army, IPOB clash
Nigeria’s import bill rises to N232bn
Power: 2,000 mega-watts unutilised –Perm Sec
Beneath mounds of dirt and filth, lie huge national income –Abiola, waste recycling expert
Hepatitis Day: MMM/EFI hold awareness workshop, conduct free eye tests
UN seeks $10m to halt cholera spread in Nigeria
•To launch global strategy to stop disease transmission
Trump slams UN, urges reforms
Boko Haram crisis: Nigerian wins UN refugee award
Anambra election with last drop of my blood –Obi
A’Ibom Senatorial Seat: Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal challenging sack of Senator Albert Akpan
Nigeria’s import bill rises to N232bn
Power: 2,000 mega-watts unutilised –Perm Sec
N720bn subsidy arrears: PENGASSAN alerts on impending mass sack
Eagles shock Ghana, romp into WAFU Cup semi
Nadal maintains No.1 spot in ATP rankings
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Malitoli: Zambia can upset Eagles
ULC strike: NNPC cautions Nigerians against panic buying
…As strike fails to make impact      …States frustrating workers’ retirement planning –Trustfund Pension
EDITORIAL: The aborted terrorist attacks
Beneath mounds of dirt and filth, lie huge national income –Abiola, waste recycling expert
3 YABATECH teachers can’t pass exams
• Plagiarism denies lecturers promotion



News Headlines Sept 17, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Sept 17, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 


The Punch

Terrorism charge: Nnamdi Kanu flees, goes into hiding
Igbo won’t support secession, we remain united says Okorocha
Northerners trust Buhari, they don’t believe in Atiku – Akinyemi
Army to launch Operation Crocodile in S’South, S’West
Some people think I’m gay — Josh 2 Funny
I’m ready anytime God feels my time is up — Sonoiki, 80
Kashamu fuelling crisis in South-West PDP — Dokpesi
Tunisia dethrone D’Tigers in Afrobasket final
Benue flood reminded me of when I was a refugee —Juliet Ibrahim
I owe only one month’s salary, says Al-Makura
Kanu’s townsmen speak on military onslaught
Buhari’s govt wants to kill Kanu, complete 1967 genocide — MASSOB
Army to launch Operation Crocodile in S’South, S’West
Herdsmen still disturbing me, says Falae
Dad spent N30,000 weekly on his beard — Oliver De Coque’s son
Global hunger rises, affects 11%, says UN
Islam has changed the way I dress — Liz Anjorin
My husband tells me about his admirers— Woli Agba’s wife
Marry someone like yourself
14,000 supporters abandon Ali Modu Sheriff, defect to APC
Navy arrests six Bangladeshis, 16 Nigerians for diverting tonnes of diesel
Model dies in car crash while riding with lover she met days before
EFCC arrests banker for swindling school in Rivers
Driver allegedly dozes off, narrowly escapes death in harrowing accident
Sheriff’s deputy, others dump PDP for APC
Adeyeye, Olujimi should stop complaining, they once enjoyed Fayose’s goodwill – Ekiti dep.gov
Restructuring: PDP accuses APC of delay tactics
Police quiz Obiano’s aide over security report
Ugandan president warns Nigerians against tribal politics
Anambra poll: PDP panel upholds Obaze’s election
Banks move against money laundering, terrorism financing
Employers fault NBS’s claims on recession exit
Oil still accounts for 92% of Nigeria’s earnings — Investigation
Nigeria’s operating environment is harsh for airlines — Onyema
Driving Nigeria’s capital market performance with innovations
LASU acted on ghost petition to sack us – Embattled ASUU boss
Delta win 2017 Youth Games
Dalung’s disputed inauguration rips taekwondo family apart
Liverpool held by stubborn Burnley
Kenya to await CAF decision on CHAN 2018
City thrash Watford 6-0
Cisse confident of Valbuena sex tape exoneration
An entertainer without critics is not relevant —Dayo Amusa
I brought new vibe to Nigerian music industry — Mr Eazi
What is a varicocoele?
23 million Nigerians live with hepatitis B — Expert
Editorial: Growing problem of teacher recruitment and retention
Why Nigeria needs Sagay in fight against corruption
You need a minimal social life to pass through the university and graduate as a virgin!
10 ways to know if your spouse is a potential killer

ThisDay


With Rising Agitation, N’Assembly to Revisit Devolution of Powers Bill
AFC : FG Must Adjust Electricity Tariffs to Attract More Investments to Power Sector
Dambazzau, Govs Assure Citizens of Adequate Security
Osinbajo: Nigeria, a Country with Endless Flow of Talents, Cannot Fail
IBIDUNNI & ITUAH IGHODALO GIVING HOPE TO ‘PARENTS-IN-WAITING’
Life Lession:”Let God Lead You”- Dr.Biodun Laja
Senate to meet security chiefs on South-east tension APC begins dialogue on restructuring Monday Ohanaeze insists IPOB not a terrorist organisation …
Onyeama: Buhari in Excellent Shape to Lead Delegation to UNGA
Get an Ideal National Publicity Secretary, PDP Advised
Think-tank Calls for Restoration of Grazing Reserves to End Herdsmen-Farmers Clashes
GTBank Fashion Weekend Set to Showcase ‘Africa’s Finest’ in Nov
PDP Candidates’ll Sweep Nov 4 Council Poll in Enugu, Says Ekweremadu
Union Bank Unveils New Branches Nationwide
Dickson Rejigs Media Team
Tompolo’s Kinsmen Excited, Commend FG for Take Off Of Maritime University, Okerenkoko
Ambode Has Shown That Governance Is Not Rocket Science, Says Momodu
Senior Advocate Begs Buhari for Dasuki’s Release
Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award to Hold Dec 7
Assets Tracking, Critical to Anti-Corruption Fight, ICPC Scribe Asserts
Urgent Need for a Review of National Road Safety Policy
Operation Python Dance and IPOB: The Foreign Policy Dimensions
Human Right Violation: Traditional Ruler Alerts FG, Kogi State Govts
Obaseki Inspects Ongoing Road Projects in Edo Central Senatorial District
Onnoghen: Judges Must Desist from Encouraging Injustice
Says such disposition breeds disunity
Reports: Global Oil Demand Rises, Supply Drops
OPEC says demand growth to rise by 1.42mb/d IEA: Global supply fell by 720,000b/d in August
How Technology-driven Initiatives are Boosting Financial Inclusion
Opportunities in the financial sector are largely untapped with only little proportion of the population harnessing them.
With Reserves Inching Upward, Nigeria on Path to Stability, Growth and…
Olam’s Ambitious Integrated Poultry Farm
With N5bn Intervention Fund, FG Seeks to Boost Solid Minerals Sector
As FG Begins Concession with Two Busiest Airports…
Who Owns Those Arms?
Fayose’s Fire-stoking Joke
Ogbeh’s Illogic on Herdsmen, Farmers’ Clashes
The Making of Miracle Babies at RCCG
Rekindling the Fire in Television Content
One Awesome Nollywood Movie Most People Won’t See
An Enwonwu Is Bonhams Top Lot
All is Set for Mydrim Gallery’s Ascension
Hazard, Sanchez Set to Start as Chelsea Host Arsenal in London Derby
United Welcome Everton to Old Trafford
City Thrash Watford to Top Premiership Table
Singapore GP: Hamilton Fifth on Grid, Looking for Miracle to Overhaul Vettel
Python Dance and the Bite of Biafra
Editorial: Time To Suspend The ‘Python Dance


The Nation


Troops launch manhunt for Kanu as probe of foreign links begins
IPOB: Teetering on the brink
Kanu is on his own – Okorocha
We proscribed IPOB to protect our region, says Southeast governors chair
Governors shouldn’t earn same salary, says Masari
ASUU may call off strike this week
CJN urges judges to shun embarrassing acts
No reasonable Igboman will support secession-Okorocha
Kanu has lost control of IPOB – S/East governors
France 2018 Qualifiers: Falconets defeat Tanzania 3-0
Police to arraign 37 suspected IPOB members in court on Monday
Nigeria needs more commitment to waste management
South East crisis: Minister assures of security of lives in FCT
Be patient with Buhari – Obaseki 
Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable, says Osinbajo
Fans confident Super Eagles will reach semis despite draw
I believe in power devolution – Masari
Ogun guber: Who’ll Yewa/Awori pick for 2019?
‘I have no reason to fall out with Fayose’
A word for war mongers at TIFF
Tubaba, Tiwa Savage to headline ‘Buckwyld n Breathless’ 2017
Stakeholders query police release of suspected Alaba pirate
World Ozone Day: Save O3ur Sky
‘Wasted’ N48m ICT project in Ogun
National Library to organise readership promotion campaign in FCT‎
Cement everywhere, but scary prices
Nutritional benefits of red palm oil
‘Govt shouldn’t allow foreign airlines to take us for a ride
New dawn for internet connection in Nigeria


Vanguard


INSIDE STORY OF THE WAR AGAINST KIDNAP KINGPINS: Vampire Dead, Evans ‘Guilty’, Fate Of 119 Uncertain
FIFA 2018 WCQ: Iheanacho Wants Eagles To Finish Off Zambia
Some Of The Ethnic Agitations Are Driven By 2019 Underground Politics —Dafinone
WAFU Cup: Super Eagles Post Another Draw Against Guinea
EXPLOSIVE DECLARATION ON RESTRUCTURING: Buhari, Only You Can Solve This Mess Or Else…
DAFINONE: Niger Deltans Should Demand Better Performance From Their Govs
Mental Disorder Is Common But Treatable
My Wife Almost Had Hypertension Over Me — Hakeem Rahman
Militarizing The East
AFTERMATH OF IGBONLA ABDUCTION: Lagos Monitors Kidnappers With Watchtowers, CCTV
Adodo Attributes Successful Season To NPFL/Star Partnership
ESAMA @ 83: I Sold Kerosene As A Houseboy – Chief Gabriel Igbinedion
How Tincan intercepted 1,100 pump action rifles — Customs
 IPOB had lost its mandate by causing tension, killings – S/East Govs ‎
APC vows to win 2019 elections, says Nigerians have no option
Anybody that abets, finances, encourages or associates with IPOB will be arrested – Police
No reasonable Igbo man is asking for secession, says Okorocha
WAFU Cup: Super Eagles post another draw against Guinea
Adodo attributes successful season to NPFL/Star partnership
 Bakayoko: We beat Tottenham, we’ll beat Arsenal too
Team Delta wins 3rd National Youth Games
Ortom’s Second Term: To be or not to be?
No signs recession has ended – Gov. Dickson
Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable, says Osinbajo
 Fat women have as much fun as slim ones!
Life in family slave camps
My husband is a drunk, dissolve our union, woman tells court
My wife almost had hypertension over me — Hakeem Rahman
The Kings Of Baby Mamas
 Entrepreneurship is just a polished word for a hustler – Cutekimani
 Osama, Acapella, Bovi, others give Anyigba a weekend to remember
 Nigerian men only romantic when yet to taste your honey pot – Pearl Chidinma
 Police nab two suspected IPOB members over alleged killing of 4 in Asaba


The Guardian


 Obasanjo’s prison experiences hit the stage in Lagos
 Anambra 2017: Godfathers set for final push
 Kenya election rerun in doubt as acrimony deepens
 Proscription of IPOB: South East governors, military have no such powers, say lawyers
IPOB: Tension as violence spreads
 ‘600,000 Rohingya children may flee to Bangladesh’
Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against North Korea
Overlook Kanu, tackle injustice, CAN urges Buhari
Falae laments incessant attacks
With Ambode, governance is not rocket science, says Momodu
Military invasion of Southeast act of genocide’
Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez
Pochettino ignores talk of Wembley hoodoo
U-20 Women World Cup qualifier: Nigeria beat Tanzania 3-0
Eagles’ hope of qualification hangs after drawing against Guinea
Inter stay top, Roma on the move in Serie A
Tunisia dethrones Nigeria 77-65
 The Emancipation of The Afro: Black Women And Natural Hair
Five Productivity Apps Just For You
Review: Chinese At The Wok
feoma Fafunwa Covers Guardian Life Today
 Editorial: Foreign airlines, forex and high fares
 Nothing to discuss today
Takeaways from Alhassan’s bravado
Let’s keep Nigeria together for Mandela!
Nigeria needs reputable public policy agencies
Aregbesola canvases restructuring
Absence Of Corporate Governance Responsible For Corruption – Fadaka
Fleet managers advised on cost management
War against piracy widens, as Buhari signs WIPO internet treaties
The poetry of Joe Ushie
Reflections on brotherly love
Oladigbolu: Why film practitioners trying to break into Hollywood haven’t had much success
Fatunde: Togo risks being plunged into a civil war
Togo: Grappling with antithesis of democracy

The Sun


IPOB: Confusion over Kanu’s whereabouts
…IPOB leader missing — Spokesman …He’s not in hiding — Group’s top leader Create additional state in S/East to end agitation – Kalu
IPOB not terrorist group – Ohanaeze
2019: Men behind Buhari
El-Rufai, Amosun, Oyegun, others insist on president despite the odds
Falconets thrash Tanzania 3-0 in World Cup qualifier
Regionalism’ll saVe Nigeria – Mustapha Akanbi (ReTd)
How shoes affect health of your feet
Nigerian men not romantic –Simi, singer
After wasting more than 150 lives : SERIAL KILLER shot, BEGGED FOR LIFE
Pathetic story of epilepsy sufferer who fell into fire
President’s London stopover: no cause for alarm –FG
Why we proscribed IPOB activities in South-east — Govs
Nobody hates Igbo in Nigeria, says Mbaka
Abuja arts, craft expo heralds Nigeria’s ‘37 wonders’
‘Why I am passionate about creating awareness about climate change’ – Florence Ita-Giwa, Senator
Ostrich: Big bird that brings big profit!
A needless Army arrangement
The Professions, Management Consultancy and Institutional Reform in Nigeria
How breakups feel when your relationship is not going well
Ageing – 10 ways to reduce brain damage (1)
World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria vs Zambia
Hate speech versus freedom of expression
Obi, Obiano and the November poll
2,201 rifles from Turkey and still counting
What does your child know about sex and sexuality?
It would be dishonest to blame Buhari for pace of project execution – Hamza, APC chieftain
Falconets thrash Tanzania 3-0 in World Cup qualifier
Chelsea Vs Arsenal (1:30Pm) : Conte goes up against Wenger
2017 WAFU Nations Cup: Nigeria fires blank again in Guinea goalless stalemate
Promote peace, Wike urges communities
Aba mayhem: 37 IPOB members to appear in court tomorrow
EDITORIAL: Glittering prospects of Nigerian tourism industry


Daily Trust


PDP to boycott APC’s hearing on restructuring
Restructuring: What North wants
Despite Parish refund, over 10 states owe salaries, pensions
Bauchi:How Bauchi utilised Paris Club funds
Ekweremadu hails peaceful primaries in Enugu
Police arrest mastermind of Abraka market killings
Security experts raise concerns over phone leaks
2019: Ajimobi, Ladoja, Akala in fresh battle of wit
Despite Parish refund, over 10 states owe salaries, pensions
Ekweremadu hails peaceful primaries in Enugu
Time to Tell Kanu the Truth
Former education minister task school on teachers welfare
Police rescue 3 abducted officers in Zamfara
Tambuwal assures Sokoto residents of adequate security
Privileges c’ttee drops female SAN nominee, as 29 others are sworn-in tomorrow
NIMASA board chairman lauds FG over River Benue’s dredging
Worshippers deny renting mosque in Kano
Furore over Enugu community land deal
Entries now open for the BBC Hausa short story award for female writers, 2017
Oyo: The inspiring Sangó festival
Harvest of deaths over two brothers’ fight
How we intend to change hate narrative among youths – Adhama
Where is Chimaroke Nnamani?
Nigeria now 5th in latest FIBA Ranking for Women
2016 Champions, Almat Group Eye Bumper 2017 Polo Season
Chelsea tackle Arsenal at Stamford Bridge
FCT herdsmen to get cattle tracking devices
New harvests force down foodstuff prices
Editorial: Time to Tell Kanu the Truth
Setting the pace for credible leadership in Bauchi

New Telegraph


IPOB not a terror group –EU
South East crisis: Gowon, IBB should stop Buhari -Adebanjo
IPOB: FG failed to act on time -Balarabe Musa
I’m not in a haste to get married –Omowunmi Akinnifesi
Sinking, mansions: VGC residents panic, landlords shop for buyers
Marriage not bed of roses –Pastor Joy Akintunde
2019: APC confident of re-election
Proscription, labeling IPOB terrorist cover up -Igbo groups
Falae laments herdsmen’s incessant attacks
37 suspected IPOB members to be arraigned in court on Monday
Falae laments herdsmen’s incessant attacks
…praises Fayose’s bold moves
Nigeria’s unity nonnegotiable, says Osinbajo
Nigeria can’t make progress without restructuring –Oscar
118 deaths: How to end killings in South Africa, by Amb Keshi, Owoeye
Buhari wants to wipe out Ndigbo -Asari Dokibo
Clark: There are many lapses in Nigeria’s constitution
Nissan extends global UEFA Champions League partnership
Investors may soon dump Nigeria, SA, Egypt -Report
New AMG GT C Roadster Edition 50 from Mercedes-AMG hits road
Inside vehicle smuggling from Benin border
Ogwumike: I didn’t plan my daughters’ American basketball fame
AfroBasket 2017: D’Tigers lose crown to Tunisia
Nigeria’s Diogu voted MVP Defending champions of the…
EPL: Man City thrash Watford to go top, France 2018: Ajibade brace downs Tanzania in U-20 qualifiers
Camilla Balshaw: Why my Nigerian father never said goodbye
Edgy monochrome stripes
Mai Atafo: Bespoke designer
Accessories: Go classic with men braces!
Sassy in ripped jeans and crop top
Open letter To President Buhari on Ndokwa marginalization
Between Obiano and Obaze
Bossladies Nest 20: The gods must be crazy!
Encounter with destiny via prophetic ministry
Let’s play with our wives
Why we must take mental health awareness seriously– Oluranti Kazzim
Richard Mofe Damijo starts new TV series
Sound Sultan launches food campaign
Toni Payne should let go of 9ice says K-Solo
Inter-agency collaboration is boosting our anti-smuggling efforts -Customs chief


Tribune


EDITORIAL: The appointments in NNPC
5 things President Buhari can do to ensure peace, stability in South East
Adeboye ’s 50 years of honeymoon as a lesson
Pray against riots over death of prominent Nigerian —Prophet
RCCG Pastor solicits members’ cooperation
Economy: Brotherhood Assembly youths to invest in agriculture
Why I would love to work with Burna Boy —Bella
Anambra governorship election: Age is on my side, I will win
Krizbeatz, SAAB walk against gender based violence
Music is my life, I can’t do without it —Mistony
My next mission after retiring as CAC General Evangelist —Prophet S.K. Abiara
Why clerics who hold political leaders accountable are rare —Ayo Ugbe
Why I’m committed to seeing women excel —Pastor Jola Akin-Alamu
Forget agitations, Nigeria will not break up —Prophet El-Buba
Ekiti 2018: Fayose shows his hand
The Content returns with Onobrakpeya, Adepoju, Ananaba, others
People called me crazy when I started Recession: I adopt OGD’s stance
Economic objectives (II)
Nigeria doesn’t need international help over IPOB —Minister
Flood: 90,000 farmers lost 300,000 hectares of farmland worth over N4bn —AFAN
Tension in Delta over killing of 4 northern traders
DHQ action not justifiable —Ozekhome
HID Awolowo’s second remembrance, patronal anniversary hold Tuesday
Police arrest 2 suspects over murder of 4 in Asaba
IPOB Outlaw: Eastern Consultative Assembly condemns FG action
Igbo coalition groups meet in Enugu, Fault FG for branding IPOB as terrorists
Right/Advocacy Group secure release of six inmates in Bayelsa
The earlier we do away with “Presidential System”, the better for Nigeria ―Aregbesola
Bayelsa regional publisher rejects Agbo’s appointment as CPS
LAUTECH: Former Alumni chairman appeals to Tinubu for permanent resolution of crisis
Kogi APC heading towards total collapse unless… —Olafemi
Help save my 13-year-old daughter! She’s been in coma for 47 days —Mom
Army/ IPOB and the dance of the python
Ekiti 2018: PDP’s royal rumble over governorship endorsement

News Headlines Sept 16, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Sept 16, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 



The Punch

IPOB: Tension in North as police step up security
31 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash
Military declares IPOB terrorist group, as Kanu faults claim
Negotiate with Kanu, Obasanjo tells Buhari
Ezekwesili fires back at Shehu over IPOB comment
Threaten Nigeria’s unity, be treated as criminal –AGF
Highlights of the NPFL 2016/17 season
Champions D’Tigers qualify for finall
IPOB: Jonathan asks Buhari to reach out to ex-Presidents, govs
IPOB: Kanu petitions UN, US others over army invasion
UN, CJTT partner on child soldiers
Nasarawa receives $500, 000 Bill and Melinda Gates grant
Kwara loses former Speaker
Ganduje re-appoints Dangote ksut chancellor
Jaiz Bank’s capital base hits N15bn
NECO: My efforts yielding results in education, says Fayose
Lagos CMC resolves over 130,000 disputes in 10 years
Buhari returns to London next week – Presidency
‘I saw big men come for body parts in kidnapper’s den’
My brother initiated me into confraternity with gin – Suspect arrested in Lagos cult murder
Pregnant teacher kidnapped one month after wedding, missing for two years •Husband went into coma, lost memory •Family offers rewards for information
 Driver allegedly dozes off, narrowly escapes death in harrowing accident
Cholera has killed 44 in Borno, health commissioner says
[UPDATED] Police, drivers clash in Ibadan, scores injured
PDP elders endorse Fayose’s deputy as candidate
As 2019 election fever tears APC apart
Accord Party has no chance of winning Lagos bye-election –Chairman
Inflation drops for seventh consecutive months to 16.01%
FG pays N47bn to 62 contractors, says Fashola
Off-grid solar house launched in Lagos
Aviation unions pull out of planned labour strike
MAN’s host community, others disapprove IMC, rector appointment
it’s tough for women climbing the corporate ladder–Babington-Ashaye, CIIN President
I was ridiculed for returning home a poor senator –Prof. Wande Abimbola
The DSS man threatened to shoot me as I came out of the gutter –Journalist harassed in Osun
Fayose wants third term through surrogate, his action dividing PDP –Adeyeye, PDP National Publicity Secretary
Champions D’Tigers qualify for final
Falconets face Tanzania test in Benin
NPFL victory has united Plateau people –Hemwan
Cologne criticise security at Arsenal over chaos
Juventus president risks suspension over illegal ticket sales
My cheating girlfriend’s lover nearly cut off my arms, man claims
Exclusive: Muma Gee opens up on crashed marriage – My ex proposed to four ladies while still married to me
Omotayebi dazzles Lagos fans
I once slept on the streets of Ghana –Patoranking
Even with my first class degree, I chose to be a comedian –Damola
I’m not Nigeria’s problem, Tuface tells Charly Boy
Our plan was to build an empire together, not to manage –Man announces break-up within months of marriage
Inside Nigeria’s multi-billion naira rice smuggling business
Boko Haram: Tertiary institutions in North-East abandon research, divert money to fund security
Second kidney transplant turns Ekiti Law student’s parents to beggars
Lagos female taxi drivers’ special ways of attracting passengers
How Calabar flood targets ‘Target Street’ to flush out residents
Why more kids now wear eyeglasses


ThisDay


South East Governors Proscribe IPOB, Reaffirm Commitment to United Nigeria
…Northern Governors Pledge to  Sustain Peace, Salute  Residents for Non-violence
FG Hands Over 35km Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway to Dangote for Repair
StanbicIBTC, NIRSAL Launch N50bn Agriculture Finance Scheme
DHQ declares IPOB terrorist organisation No cause for panic, Masari tells non-indigenes  Steer clear of Rivers State, Wike warns
NLC Calls for Retraining of Military Personnel
Osinbajo Inaugurates Presidential Council on SDGs
Tuface Leads Others to Makurdi Mega Music Tour
Wike Bags UN Global Human Settlement Contribution Award
Dredging of River Benue Will Curb Flooding, Says NIMASA 
Ijaw People Most Marginalised in Nigeria, Says Dickson
Body Completes Multi-million Naira Skills Acquisition Centre for Youths
Buhari Leaves Nigeria Tomorrow for UN General Assembly
Bayelsa Govt. Approves N1.3bn for Purchase of Textbooks
UN, CJTF Move to Stop Use of Child Soldiers
Cholera: Borno Death Toll Hits 44
Kehinde Yusuf Needs N400,000 Help to Live
Illegal Importation of $9.8m GM Maize  Alarming, Group Laments
In Seventh Consecutive Decline, Inflation Drops to 16.01% in August
Power: TCN Boost Supply in Lagos with New Mobile Transformer
NAMA to Keep Airspace Open
SAN: Supreme Court Defers Conferment
N100bn Sukuk: Achieving Financial Inclusion for Economic Growth
PDP Group to Send Delegation For Atiku’s Return
Senator Tinubu: Hate Speeches, Quit Notices Hurt the Nigerian Nation
Oluwo Seeks Bilateral Ties with Ilorin on Common Interest 
Fifi Dilly: My Stress Level Doesn’t Get to My Family 
Giftty: I’m Not Boxed in Terms of My Type of Music
Ibitayo Jeje: My Relationship with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo
OPEYEMI SARAKI’S NEW LIFESTYLE
OTUNBA SUBOMI BALOGUN SHINES BRIGHTER
‘Nigeria Facing Increase in Cases of Mental Health and Substance Abuse’
Sloane Stephens; From Obscurity to Limelight
Congrats Plateau United, But Beware Of Your Success
London Derby: Chelsea Seek Revenge against Arsenal
Rangers: Gov. Ugwuanyi Inaugurates 10-man Panel of Inquiry
Edo Boy Vows to Retain ABU Title
Boxers Declare Readiness for Battle
OUR DEAR ARMY, PLEASE COOL TEMPER

The Nation


Military declares IPOB terrorist organisation
We’re not terrorists —IPOB
NLC, TUC to workers: ignore strike call by ULC
IPOB as a terrorist organisation: What the Law, legal experts say
Only female lawyer on SAN award list loses title
30 killed, 10 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash
Blame Ohanaeze for violent agitation in South East, says Ango Abdullahi
Buhari leaves for New York tomorrow, to dine with Trump
IPOB: Obasanjo backs Buhari meeting with Kanu
Tension in Kaduna as fear of reprisal grips Igbos
IPOB: Wike condemns attacks on non Rivers indigenes
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 40: Ten inspiring quotes you’ll like
FUT Minna sets to conduct 2017/2018 Post-UMTE screening – Official
South East governors forbid IPOB
We will not demolish any village for new Polytechnic – Amosun
Killing of ex-PDP chair, seven others: Ortom visits scene, vows to prosecute perpetrators
LAUTECH: ASUU vows not to resume work
Fans confident Super Eagles will reach semis despite draw
SCORES FOR EUROPA LEAGUE MATCHES
FIFA To Use October Ranking for World Cup Draw
SIMI: ‘I’M A LOYAL LOVER’
Igho Sanomi’s foundation restores hope to wounded Chibok boy
Wedding bells for Ajimobi’s son?
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 40: Ten inspiring quotes you’ll like
Kwara records over 80% pass in 2017 JSSCE
Perspectives for the USD
Ogun registers poultry farms, others
How dearth of skilled artisans hurts industrialisation
Discount offer: In whose interest?


Vanguard

 


IPOB/Army Clash: Don’t Provoke Ethnic Strife, NLC Tells FG, Army
ANAMBRA: How Change Became A Bone In The Throat Of APC
BIAFRA: The Army And IPOB
Biafra: The Other Side Of Operation Python Dance
While The Strike Lasts
ULC Begins Gradual Shut Down Of Critical Sectors Of Economy
Life In Family Slave Camps
Zambia Shall Not Be Free
MIVF CYCLES: Once Is Not Enough
I Can Romantically Fight For Love – Iceberg Slim
Mr President: There Must Be Better Ways To Curb Hate Speeches
Nigerian Army’s “Heavy Boot” Response To Pro-Biafra Sentiment Is “Not The Solution – OBJ
Again Buhari to go to London after 72nd Session of UN General Assembly
Why S/East govs outlawed IPOB, others How I was forced to drink my late husband’s bath water by family – widow
Afrobasket 2017: D’Tigers battle Senegal for final spot
 Osun Guber race: Femi Kehinde visits Ooni, tells Owa Obokun he’ll emulate Awo
 PDP: Is the joy ride about to end? Imo
2019: Is Equity on the side of Ihedioha?  Captivating Nollywood birthday photo expressions
What happened to Dammy Krane has happened to me before — 2face Idibia
 After Alter Ego, Omotola goes on set
USAID, Google to give two Nollywood filmmakers with N2m

The Guardian


 Military declares IPOB terrorist group
Southeast governors, Ohanaeze proscribe IPOB activities
I delight in coaching and mentoring women and young people – Chizor Malize
31 killed, 10 injured in Lagos-Ibadan auto crash
Military occupation of South East akin to ethnic cleansing, claims Fayose
Southeast leaders, Islamic group seek peace as Igbos close shops in Kaduna
Catholic bishops blame government for tension in Nigeria
SDGs would reduce poverty, unemployment, says Osinbajo
Politics of identity, Nigeria’s greatest problem, says Ugandan President
 Knocks for Falode over Falconets’ tortuous road trip to Benin
‘Terror attack won’t stop Chelsea, Arsenal clash’
Abuja National Stadium may be accursed, but it can still be cleansed
Breakout stars of 2017 US Open
Clash of the titans in CAF Champions League
10-man panel of inquiry inaugurated for Rangers
Nigeria’s inflation rate drops for seventh consecutive month, says NBS
Nigeria’s oil production exceeds OPEC’s 1.8mbpd restriction target
NSE market capitalisation rises further by N70 billion
Uyo and Yaounde: A tale of two stadia
 How To Make A Nigerian Club Sandwich
Feeling down? Lift your mood with these foods
 ‘Going for regular checkup is important for detecting one’s health status’
‘Children and pregnant women are vulnerable to malaria due to lack of nutrition’

The Sun



Military declares IPOB a terrorist organisation
B’Haram committing war crime with child bombers –UN 
How 30 passengers perished, 10 injured on Lagos-lbadan Expressway
I want a man with ‘bad boy’ character – Didi Ekanem, actress
ABORTED DREAM
SOLDIERS ALSO CRY
10,000 rendered homeless as govt. demolishes Suleja’s old military barracks You’ve ruined our lives 
DAY I WEPT like a baby – ALAKE OF EGBALAND
Buhari’s battle with Atiku’s last dance
Scoring status for Rowing, Canoe and Sailing excites Porbeni
NIRSAL, STANBIC IBTC inject N50bn into agric financing
Strike: FG, Labour accuse ULC of blackmail
Fayose excited as Ekiti tops NECO results again
Herdsmen attack capable of breaking Nigeria –Falae
My dad expected me to be tough but… – Steve Babaeko
Literature is like hot amala
Scoring status for Rowing, Canoe and Sailing excites Porbeni
Herdsmen attack capable of breaking Nigeria –Falae
Who is preying on your child’s innocence?
Pains and gains of open relationships
South east Reps and Biafra agitators
Beyond Buhari, what IPOB must do to end tension in South East
Python Dance and Oct. 1 quit order
Men and the blame game
BRIDGING THE GAP – the rich vs the poor (I)
The Christian Husband (I)
Idi Amin changed my destiny
Strike: FG, Labour accuse ULC of blackmail
London underground blast a terror incident, say police
My mistakes made me
Nigeria’s inflation figures drop to 16.01%
Oil prices rise to $56 as demand outlook brightens
US-based Egesi stakes N1m to promote draughts in Nigeria
NSC targets better infrastructures for water sports
Rangers: Ugwuanyi inaugurates 10-man probe panel
EDITORIAL: The arms seizure in Lagos
TRAILS OF DEATH…CRIES OF WOE IN PLATEAU
Man loses 16 family members in herdsmen’s attack Woman loses 4 kids, husband, father, 2 others

Daily Trust


Anambra poll: PDP Appeal Panel upholds Obaze’s candidature
Nigerian Navy holds route march, assures Cross River residents of safety
Civilian JTF signs plan to end recruiting children
Nigeria Customs generates N17 bn revenue in Kaduna zone
Igbos in Adamawa condemn IPOB activities
Nigeria doesn’t need international help over IPOB – FG
Afrobasket: D’Tigers beat Senegal 76-71, meet Tunisia in final
President Buhari to pass through London after U.N. General Assembly trip
Buhari is a crusader against corruption – Onyeama
Nollywood actor ‘Mr Ibu’ calls for Africa without borders
Nigeria doesn’t need international help over IPOB – FG
Igbos in Adamawa condemn IPOB activities
Military declares ipob terrorist organisation
Nigeria will be fine Oct 1 – Dambazau
Night trip: 30 die in Lagos-Ibadan road crash
Woman, daughter abducted in Sokoto, found in Kaduna
Army/IPOB clash: Northern govs hail residents for peace
Yobe state tackles invading pests in farms.
Recall process: No dinner yet for Dino
Anambra governorship: Storm over alleged plot to replace APC’s candidate
Keeper Ezenwa’s moment in the sun
Tukur Babangida: Kano Pillars will put up better fight next season
Boosting agricultural production through local governments
External reserve hit $33bn, first time in 31 months
Sokoto residents jittery as middlemen swoop on commodities
RESTRUCTURING – MEMO TO AREWA AND APC
IPOB and security agencies: Calming the tension
2019: On your marks..
Political parties need restructuring too
Editorial; Setting the pace for credible leadership in Bauchi

News Headlines Sept 16, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Sept 16, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 



The Punch

IPOB: Tension in North as police step up security
31 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash
Military declares IPOB terrorist group, as Kanu faults claim
Negotiate with Kanu, Obasanjo tells Buhari
Ezekwesili fires back at Shehu over IPOB comment
Threaten Nigeria’s unity, be treated as criminal –AGF
Highlights of the NPFL 2016/17 season
Champions D’Tigers qualify for finall
IPOB: Jonathan asks Buhari to reach out to ex-Presidents, govs
IPOB: Kanu petitions UN, US others over army invasion
UN, CJTT partner on child soldiers
Nasarawa receives $500, 000 Bill and Melinda Gates grant
Kwara loses former Speaker
Ganduje re-appoints Dangote ksut chancellor
Jaiz Bank’s capital base hits N15bn
NECO: My efforts yielding results in education, says Fayose
Lagos CMC resolves over 130,000 disputes in 10 years
Buhari returns to London next week – Presidency
‘I saw big men come for body parts in kidnapper’s den’
My brother initiated me into confraternity with gin – Suspect arrested in Lagos cult murder
Pregnant teacher kidnapped one month after wedding, missing for two years •Husband went into coma, lost memory •Family offers rewards for information
 Driver allegedly dozes off, narrowly escapes death in harrowing accident
Cholera has killed 44 in Borno, health commissioner says
[UPDATED] Police, drivers clash in Ibadan, scores injured
PDP elders endorse Fayose’s deputy as candidate
As 2019 election fever tears APC apart
Accord Party has no chance of winning Lagos bye-election –Chairman
Inflation drops for seventh consecutive months to 16.01%
FG pays N47bn to 62 contractors, says Fashola
Off-grid solar house launched in Lagos
Aviation unions pull out of planned labour strike
MAN’s host community, others disapprove IMC, rector appointment
it’s tough for women climbing the corporate ladder–Babington-Ashaye, CIIN President
I was ridiculed for returning home a poor senator –Prof. Wande Abimbola
The DSS man threatened to shoot me as I came out of the gutter –Journalist harassed in Osun
Fayose wants third term through surrogate, his action dividing PDP –Adeyeye, PDP National Publicity Secretary
Champions D’Tigers qualify for final
Falconets face Tanzania test in Benin
NPFL victory has united Plateau people –Hemwan
Cologne criticise security at Arsenal over chaos
Juventus president risks suspension over illegal ticket sales
My cheating girlfriend’s lover nearly cut off my arms, man claims
Exclusive: Muma Gee opens up on crashed marriage – My ex proposed to four ladies while still married to me
Omotayebi dazzles Lagos fans
I once slept on the streets of Ghana –Patoranking
Even with my first class degree, I chose to be a comedian –Damola
I’m not Nigeria’s problem, Tuface tells Charly Boy
Our plan was to build an empire together, not to manage –Man announces break-up within months of marriage
Inside Nigeria’s multi-billion naira rice smuggling business
Boko Haram: Tertiary institutions in North-East abandon research, divert money to fund security
Second kidney transplant turns Ekiti Law student’s parents to beggars
Lagos female taxi drivers’ special ways of attracting passengers
How Calabar flood targets ‘Target Street’ to flush out residents
Why more kids now wear eyeglasses

The Nation


Military declares IPOB terrorist organisation
We’re not terrorists —IPOB
NLC, TUC to workers: ignore strike call by ULC
IPOB as a terrorist organisation: What the Law, legal experts say
Only female lawyer on SAN award list loses title
30 killed, 10 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash
Blame Ohanaeze for violent agitation in South East, says Ango Abdullahi
Buhari leaves for New York tomorrow, to dine with Trump
IPOB: Obasanjo backs Buhari meeting with Kanu
Tension in Kaduna as fear of reprisal grips Igbos
IPOB: Wike condemns attacks on non Rivers indigenes
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 40: Ten inspiring quotes you’ll like
FUT Minna sets to conduct 2017/2018 Post-UMTE screening – Official
South East governors forbid IPOB
We will not demolish any village for new Polytechnic – Amosun
Killing of ex-PDP chair, seven others: Ortom visits scene, vows to prosecute perpetrators
LAUTECH: ASUU vows not to resume work
Fans confident Super Eagles will reach semis despite draw
SCORES FOR EUROPA LEAGUE MATCHES
FIFA To Use October Ranking for World Cup Draw
SIMI: ‘I’M A LOYAL LOVER’
Igho Sanomi’s foundation restores hope to wounded Chibok boy
Wedding bells for Ajimobi’s son?
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 40: Ten inspiring quotes you’ll like
Kwara records over 80% pass in 2017 JSSCE
Perspectives for the USD
Ogun registers poultry farms, others
How dearth of skilled artisans hurts industrialisation
Discount offer: In whose interest?


Vanguard

 


IPOB/Army Clash: Don’t Provoke Ethnic Strife, NLC Tells FG, Army
ANAMBRA: How Change Became A Bone In The Throat Of APC
BIAFRA: The Army And IPOB
Biafra: The Other Side Of Operation Python Dance
While The Strike Lasts
ULC Begins Gradual Shut Down Of Critical Sectors Of Economy
Life In Family Slave Camps
Zambia Shall Not Be Free
MIVF CYCLES: Once Is Not Enough
I Can Romantically Fight For Love – Iceberg Slim
Mr President: There Must Be Better Ways To Curb Hate Speeches
Nigerian Army’s “Heavy Boot” Response To Pro-Biafra Sentiment Is “Not The Solution – OBJ
Again Buhari to go to London after 72nd Session of UN General Assembly
Why S/East govs outlawed IPOB, others How I was forced to drink my late husband’s bath water by family – widow
Afrobasket 2017: D’Tigers battle Senegal for final spot
 Osun Guber race: Femi Kehinde visits Ooni, tells Owa Obokun he’ll emulate Awo
 PDP: Is the joy ride about to end? Imo
2019: Is Equity on the side of Ihedioha?  Captivating Nollywood birthday photo expressions
What happened to Dammy Krane has happened to me before — 2face Idibia
 After Alter Ego, Omotola goes on set
USAID, Google to give two Nollywood filmmakers with N2m

The Guardian


 Military declares IPOB terrorist group
Southeast governors, Ohanaeze proscribe IPOB activities
I delight in coaching and mentoring women and young people – Chizor Malize
31 killed, 10 injured in Lagos-Ibadan auto crash
Military occupation of South East akin to ethnic cleansing, claims Fayose
Southeast leaders, Islamic group seek peace as Igbos close shops in Kaduna
Catholic bishops blame government for tension in Nigeria
SDGs would reduce poverty, unemployment, says Osinbajo
Politics of identity, Nigeria’s greatest problem, says Ugandan President
 Knocks for Falode over Falconets’ tortuous road trip to Benin
‘Terror attack won’t stop Chelsea, Arsenal clash’
Abuja National Stadium may be accursed, but it can still be cleansed
Breakout stars of 2017 US Open
Clash of the titans in CAF Champions League
10-man panel of inquiry inaugurated for Rangers
Nigeria’s inflation rate drops for seventh consecutive month, says NBS
Nigeria’s oil production exceeds OPEC’s 1.8mbpd restriction target
NSE market capitalisation rises further by N70 billion
Uyo and Yaounde: A tale of two stadia
 How To Make A Nigerian Club Sandwich
Feeling down? Lift your mood with these foods
 ‘Going for regular checkup is important for detecting one’s health status’
‘Children and pregnant women are vulnerable to malaria due to lack of nutrition’

The Sun



Military declares IPOB a terrorist organisation
B’Haram committing war crime with child bombers –UN 
How 30 passengers perished, 10 injured on Lagos-lbadan Expressway
I want a man with ‘bad boy’ character – Didi Ekanem, actress
ABORTED DREAM
SOLDIERS ALSO CRY
10,000 rendered homeless as govt. demolishes Suleja’s old military barracks You’ve ruined our lives 
DAY I WEPT like a baby – ALAKE OF EGBALAND
Buhari’s battle with Atiku’s last dance
Scoring status for Rowing, Canoe and Sailing excites Porbeni
NIRSAL, STANBIC IBTC inject N50bn into agric financing
Strike: FG, Labour accuse ULC of blackmail
Fayose excited as Ekiti tops NECO results again
Herdsmen attack capable of breaking Nigeria –Falae
My dad expected me to be tough but… – Steve Babaeko
Literature is like hot amala
Scoring status for Rowing, Canoe and Sailing excites Porbeni
Herdsmen attack capable of breaking Nigeria –Falae
Who is preying on your child’s innocence?
Pains and gains of open relationships
South east Reps and Biafra agitators
Beyond Buhari, what IPOB must do to end tension in South East
Python Dance and Oct. 1 quit order
Men and the blame game
BRIDGING THE GAP – the rich vs the poor (I)
The Christian Husband (I)
Idi Amin changed my destiny
Strike: FG, Labour accuse ULC of blackmail
London underground blast a terror incident, say police
My mistakes made me
Nigeria’s inflation figures drop to 16.01%
Oil prices rise to $56 as demand outlook brightens
US-based Egesi stakes N1m to promote draughts in Nigeria
NSC targets better infrastructures for water sports
Rangers: Ugwuanyi inaugurates 10-man probe panel
EDITORIAL: The arms seizure in Lagos
TRAILS OF DEATH…CRIES OF WOE IN PLATEAU
Man loses 16 family members in herdsmen’s attack Woman loses 4 kids, husband, father, 2 others