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News Headlines Dec 12, 2017.  Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Dec 12, 2017.  Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch



PDP: Jonathan leads reconciliation team, Wike, Secondus visit George
‘Ikoyi whistle-blower to get N421m this week’
APC mustn’t behave like PDP, Tinubu replies Okorocha
21 new Ibadan kings threaten to recommend Olubadan’s removal
‘No Man’s Land’: Oladele’s Libya tale
Man dies in SARS custody, family demands justice
Badoo: Four arrested for allegedly killing woman, son, pastor
Amaechi celebrates S’Court victory anniversary
Family drags Bianca, others to court over Ojukwu father’s property
How can Nigeria police be reformed?
Ronaldo faces Neymar as Real draw PSG
Pillars lose first game in Tunisia
Salah beats Moses to BBC award
200 kickboxers for Yenagoa championships
Poland confirm Super Eagles friendly
Policemen swap wives, sacked for ‘immoral conduct’
Man dies in SARS custody, family demands justice
Catholic priest regains freedom after payment of N350,000
Man sells daughter, neighbour’s child to raise funds for burial
Late Ado Bayero’s mistress laments abandonment, begs for help
One killed, two injured in Edo auto crash
I’m childless because I aborted several pregnancies while dating –Wife
63-year-old doctor faces trial for having sex with mentally-ill patients
impossible for PDP to win Osun – Aregbesola
PDP covention : No victor, no vanquished -Secondus
Girl, 14, emerges Abia State’s One Day Governor
My ministry got N31bn of N192bn budget in 2017 – Amaechi
BPP to bar contractors not captured on database
Nigeria to train 289 seamen in UK, Egypt
Baru visits Aso Rock as fuel queues persist
Senate pledges to support Nigeria’s electricity market
Why FG hasn’t prosecuted some treasury looters – Osinbajo
Picture of Tupac’s penis goes on sale
Nigerian boy, Timothy Adeoye, eight others declared missing in London
200 kickboxers for Yenagoa championships
Insurance set to fire 15 players
Dickson warns against rejection of corps members
Provost calls for amendment of law establishing TETFund
Crescent varsity graduate shines
UNIBEN student wins NCDMB annual essay contest
UK govt unveils plans for two-year bachelor degrees
FG should stop discriminating against private varsities –VC, McPherson University
[Full list] Golden Globe awards nominees
‘The Shape of Water’ leads Golden Globes nominations
Buhari’s daughter, Zahra, celebrates husband on birthday
Davido, Wizkid win big at 2017 Future Awards Africa
Smoking a month before or after breast surgery could make nipples fall off —Surgeon
How utility companies can use data to improve services
Airtel launches fourth edition of CSR initiative
Expert advises FG on IT development fund
MTN excites Nigerians with Yuletide gifts
Editorial: Looming threats of non-performing loans
Why you should not join the “anyways” herd
Urgent need for pension policy review
How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

ThisDay


In Landmark Ruling, A’Court Says EFCC Lacks Powers to Prosecute Judges
• Strikes out charge against Justice Nganjiwa • Commission to appeal, says judgment is ‘ridiculous’
Makarfi Explains S’West’s Drubbing in Chairmanship Race
2019 Ticket: APC Should Not Mimic PDP, Tinubu Replies Okorocha
2017 Budget: FG to Release Another N750bn Capital Vote
UN Allocates $13.4m to Support Humanitarian Assistance in N’East
Carrington: Why Nigeria Not Part of G-20 Nations
CBN Mulls Reducing CRR for SME-friendly Banks 
APC, PDP Exchange Barbs over Convention
Timaya Bags Grammy Nomination
Dogara: Laments Parliament’s Inability to Unseat President, Vice
Oando Appeals SEC Suspension
NB Appoints New MD, Announces Changes in Management Team
Transport Ministry Records 16% Implementation in 2017 Budget
Ambode Proposes N1.04tn Budget for 2018 Fiscal Year
IMN Plans Peaceful Commemoration of 2015 Zaria Massacre 
Nigeria Facing Adverse Effects of Corruption, Says EFCC
Fashola: Additional 1,129MW to be Added to Grid in 2018
CSOs Give FG, Police 21 Days Ultimatum to Disband SARS
DMO Redeems N198bn Treasury Bills in December
FirstBank Markurdi Shut as Court Executes Judgement
G7, Gulf of Guinea Nations Join Forces against Maritime Crimes
Six Soldiers Killed in Boko Haram Ambushes
Rivers APC Declares Support for SARS
Balarabe Musa: APC Has Nothing to Offer Nigerians
Boko Haram Threat: Luxury Bus Owners Advise Operators to Be Security Conscious
Amaechi Celebrates 10th Anniversary of S’Court Judgment Declaring Him Governor
2019: APC in South Africa Upbeat on Victory
Ihedioha Congratulates Secondus, Urges New Exco to Begin Work Immediately
Court Adjourns Suit over Ojukwu’s Property to March
Saraki Advocates Central Coordination for FG’s Job Creation Programmes
Sifax Truck Driving against Traffic Crushes Dockworker to Death in Lagos
Election of Uche Secondus is New Dawn, Says Niger PDP
Libya Slavery Signals Impending Revolution in Nigeria, Olanipekun Warns
FG Saves N250bn from Detection of Ghost Workers on Payroll
No Mercy for Economic Saboteurs, Comptroller Warns Smugglers
UPP Asks APC, FG to Shun Propaganda Tactics
State Speakers Raise Hope on Passage of ‘Not Too Young to Run’ Bill
Makarfi Explains S’West’s Drubbing in Chairmanship Race
• Denies existence of ‘unity list’, hands over to Secondus • Jonathan moves to pacify aggrieved PDP aspirants ‘Lack of Information, Major Impediment to Intra-African Trade’
Ecobank Nigeria Unveils Digital Banking Account
NYSC Launches Job Portal for Fresh Graduates
Nigerian Breweries Gets Substantive MD/CEO, Two New Executive Directors
NDDC Cancels 647 Projects Valued at N190 Billion
Petrol Depots Still Dry Despite NNPC’s Pledge to Flood Market
For the Apo Six, Justice Remains Elusive
PDP Convention: The Winners and Losers
PDP in a Conundrum in Yobe
Once a Jewel, Now in Ruins
Real Madrid Drawn against PSG, Chelsea to Battle Barca
Champions Plateau Utd Held By Enyimba
Junior Players Face Tough Task
PDP Convention: The Aftermath


The Nation


SARS protests rock cities
Days of impunity gone, says EFCC chief Magu
Tinubu: I didn’t underrate governors
Ambode proposes N1.046tr budget
Budget 2018: Financiers to execute rail projects
PDP pacifies angry Southwest leaders
Olubadan gets 21-day deadline
Inconsistent policy, others killing ICT sector
Challenges before PDP chair Secondus
Minister urges CBN to cut agric lending rate
Curbing the menace of roof top train riders
INTELS wins NSC’s CSR award
NAF replaces Northeast operations chief
APC running a broken govt, says Secondus
IBB varsity raises fees for non-indigenes-VC
Salah Joins Okocha, Drogba, as BBC Africa Best Player
Ahmedu in US for refresher course
Maradona unveils personal 12ft statue
FIBA Central body meets , mum over NBBF crisis
Actuaries Golf Open: Odoh leads Nigeria contingent
Youth Games: S/Africa beat Nigeria in Pentathlon
Arsenal Face Ostersund, Celtic to Play Zenit in Europa League
Oyo 2019: How far can Oke-Ogun go?
Amaechi, Abe battle over Rivers 2019 governorship
FG’s support for creative industry paying off – Minister
How comedian Ogbeni Adan got stabbed
Mr Eazi tours Nigeria
Health professionals, workers protest against ministry’s leadership
New deal for women farmers
Scarcity amid plenty
Security alert: Govt assures residents of safety
Butcher ‘waylays’ truck driver
Houses, pharmacy go for Pen Cinema Bridge
Family accuses police of harassment
Police arraign banker for ‘reckless driving’
Budget 2018: Financiers to execute rail projects
N750b capex fund coming, says Fed. Govt
My plan for ports, by Shippers Council boss

Vanguard

 

Gwarzo And The Audacity Of Corruption
Iwobi’s Arsenal Face Ostersunds In Europa League
Underwriters Shun Takaful Insurance
Nwoko Congratulates New PDP Chairman
SEC, OANDO In Legal Cross Fire Over Suspension Of Shares
Arms Importation: Customs, Agents Trade Blames Over Use Of Scanners At Apapa Port
NIPCO Deepens Gas Usage With Free Accessories
Igbo Coalition Faults BPE On Concession Of Lagos Trade Fair Complex
Developers Canvass Collaboration Among Stakeholders To Close Housing Gap, Unveil Brand Ambassador
Built Environment Professionals Calls For More Efforts Towards Affordable Housing
4 Of Every 10 Ogoni Newborns Die; Shell, FG Responsible—MOSOP
IYC Alleges Marginalisation Of Ijaw In Edo
FG Consults Sanusi, Lamido Adamawa On Farmers/Herders Clashes
Stop Attacking Olu Of Warri — Chief Ikomi
Set Standard For Drug Distribution, Community Pharmacists Tell NAFDAC
Epe Communities Seek Ambode’s Intervention Over Proposed Land Enumeration
Relief As Doctors Rescue Nigerian Women From VVF Nightmare
New kings serve deposition notice on Olubadan
90% of gas cylinders in Nigeria are expired – FG
Your judgment on prosecution of serving judges will not stand, EFCC dares Appeal Court
APC running broken government — Secondus
Labour tasks FG on 5-yr pension review
DMO redeems N198 billion Treasury bills
Nigeria’s high population, a budding liability – Obasanjo
Buhari can stop recurrent fuel crisis — Anenih
APC running broken government — Secondus
How Tinubu begged me to allow Gbajabiamila be speaker – Dogara
Sanusi, Lamido Adamawa, Osinbajo in closed door meeting
Edo 2018 budget scales second reading
Breaking: Salah named BBC African player of the year
Spalletti embarrassed by Mourinho comparisons
Champions League: Will Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur Chelsea survive?
Stoeger looks to reboot faltering Dortmund
Captain Ndubuisi Buhari’s Airforce 001 pilot
Child singer, Iseoluwa to headline own concert
‘…our president does not take it seriously when Nigerians are killed abroad’
Why government must learn from Fela — Wife
LASG beef up security ahead of Olamide’s concert
Ghost of Nana Olomu reappears on Warri stage
EDITORIAL: Lasting solutions to fuel queues
Killers of Ikorodu pastor, woman, child arrested
Nigerian businesses are always upfront and loud — Burge, CEO, Commonwealth Council


The Guardian



 NDLEA seizes 409 bags of cannabis
SARS operatives accused of torture, extortion
 NBM to empower Libya returnees
 EFCC lacks power to try sitting judges, says appeal Cour
Protesters lock horns over #EndSARS nationwide
Lawyers hail sanction against judicial officer
 Nigeria making progress in anti-graft war, says Osinbajo
‘People still leak information about troops to Boko Haram’
Thirtytwo FM 94.9 launched in Ibadan
Ortom canvasses ranching law to check farmers, herdsmen’s clashes
Foundation gives bursary to 100 students
 PSG hope Neymar will return in 3-4 days
Ronaldo vs Neymar as Real draw PSG in Champions League
Five things we learned from the Premier League
Five things we learned from La Liga
Chelsea face reality check as title hopes fade
Global stocks mixed as bitcoin surges
Oyo moves to generate 2000MW through IPP
‘Managing reputational risk, compliance and governance’
Afreximbank, Attijariwafa Bank sign MoU to support African trade
 Editorial:  Sanctions for bank directors with bad loans
The new PDP leadership
The Atiku phenomenon
As Nigeria seeks the best in trade
Did we lose tomorrow yesterday?
Should the IGP #EndSARS?
 Why revolutionaries should not be president
The North cannot ignore agitations for fiscal federalism, resource control, says Masari
 How painkillers, kidney disease increase obesity, diabetes risk
Gene editing tool can reverse multiple diseases in mice, researchers find
Birth control pills, jet lag associated with higher chance of developing breast cancer
20% of women born to mothers over 30 years never conceive, study finds
Court awards N2.7 billion against Dangote over breach of contract
Federal Government awaits judgment to reclaim allegedly stolen land
Group rejects immunity for legislators
Should the IGP #EndSARS?

The Sun


Ibadan Obas issue 21-day deposition notice to Olubadan
Don’t speak or act for Ogoni, MOSOP warns group
Anti-graft war: Buhari using 1984 method –Kukah
Harvest of arrests in Lagos, Badoo suspects nabbed, N270m cocaine recovered in Bible
PDP national convention: South-west has lost nothing -Makarfi
PDP: Secondus assumes duties at Wadata Plaza
•Says APC a broken party •Gov. Dickson reconciliation committee opens talks with aggrieved party
Ojukwu’s property: Pre-trial conference holds March 2018
Anti-SARS protesters demand sack, prosecution of Fakorede
Why some looters walk free –Osinbajo
Copyrights Commission harasses The Sun over Page 3 Girl
•Director of prosecution, Kohol, tries to arm-twist newspaper to ‘settle’ Ambode proposes N1.046trn 2018 budget
• Govt begins removal of Pen Cinema structures
Fuel scarcity bites harder in Ondo
Those leaving APC can go –Amaechi
•No northerner alive can beat Buhari –Aide
The Sun Correspondent emerges Best Female IT Reporter of the year
Kalu’s daughter weds this month
Explosion rocks New York commuter hub
• Suspect in custody
EU’s Chief rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem
Neo Black Movement unveils reintegration plan for Libya returnees
Chinaemelu urges FG to embrace restructuring
Founding, running universities effectively
Budget implementation level more important, than passage date -Namdas
Why we left AGSME fund interest rate at 5% –CBN boss, Emefiele
CITN trains journalists on taxation reportage
 Tips on how to save money
Russia 2018: Klinsmann recommends Adi to Rohr
• As Poland picks Nigeria ahead of Ghana
NPFL Invitational: Enyimba, Plateau draw as CHAN Eagles, Pillars clash today
UCL: Conte weeps over Barca pairing
Crowdfunding: Why you need strong business plan first
FG has released N1.2trn for capital vote –Adeosun
EDITORIAL: End the fuel shortage now
Kano agog as African football legends play for IDPs
Why everyone must watch Okorocha
Between budget performance and Senate oversight

Leadership


2017 Budget: FG Releases Another N750bn Capital Vote This Week
December 12, 2017, 4:00
PDP Won’t Be Distracted By APC’s Propaganda – Secondus
Appeal Court Ruling On Nganjiwa Dangerous Precedent – EFCC
PMB Has Stabilised Nigeria’s Economy, Says Kogi Gov
Ganduje Commissions N5bn ‘Kantin Kwari’ Market Mall
Insurgency: UN Relief Materials Burnt In Adamawa
NYSC Redeploys 300 On Marital, Health Grounds In Katsina
NGO Regulatory Bill Threat To Democracy – CSOs
EFCC, CSOs Collaborate On Anti-graft War
MRA Declares National Hospital Media Unfriendly
‘PTAD’ll Pay Pensioners Before Christmas’
PMB Assures Armed Forces Of Support In Achieving Peace, Stability
NASS Has Helped Stabilise, Deepen Nigeria’s Democracy – Dogara
Ganduje Commissions N5bn ‘Kantin Kwari’ Market Mall
Insurgency: UN Relief Materials Burnt In Adamawa
Insurgency: UN Relief Materials Burnt In Adamawa
Nigeria Lost $32bn To Corruption Under Jonathan – UK

New Telegraph



FG set to release fresh N750bn for capital projects
‘I sold my daughter, landlord’s son because of burial expenses’
Appeal Court to EFCC: You can’t prosecute serving judges
Tinubu replies Okorocha: I didn’t demean govs’ powers to endorse Buhari
2017 budget: FG set to release another tranch of N750 bn for capital projects
Appeal Court clears judge of corruption charge
APC came to power on empty promises -Balarabe Musa
FG set to release fresh N750bn for capital projects
Transport ministry achieved 16% budget performance in 2017– Ameachi
INTELS seeks court’s order stopping deportation of 102 expatriates
Insurgency: Buhari assures army of support for nation’s stability
How Reps passed MTEF, 2018 budget
Kingmakers give 21-day ultimatum to depose Olubadan
Dickson warns against rejection of corps members
Obasanjo: Nigeria should aim for self-sufficiency in 2040
Akeredolu’s wife inaugurates forum to tackle women’s marginalisation
CSOs, EFCC to join forces in fighting corruption
Aregbesola assures Osun women of favourable health policy
Opening up new districts
Food crisis imminent as FOBTOB embarks on strike
Fidelity Bank tasks entrepreneurs on corporate governance


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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

News Headlines Sept 30, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Sept 30, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Fayose’s commissioners may spend holiday in EFCC custody
Appeal court orders DSS to produce Dasuki in Metuh’s trial
UK seeks clarification about Kanu’s status, whereabouts from FG
Nigeria @57: Buhari, Saraki, Sambo pray inside Aso Rock
Fire guts oil facility, injures two oil workers in Bayelsa
SARS murdered my innocent husband, labelled him cultist –Wife of late taxi driver
Police rescue abducted woman, parade 17 suspects in Calabar
Ita-Giwa asks FG to resettle displaced Bakassi indigenes
Umahi suspends headmaster, seven teachers for skipping work in Ebonyi
Obiano hails Buhari’s job creation initiatives
Breast cancer fight no longer for women alone –Akeredolu
Shittu emerges chair of Buhari, Osinbajo support group
FG condemns Cameroon’s forced repatriation of IDPs
Kaduna: PCN seals 395 pharmacies, patent medicine stores
57% of schools in Borno remain closed, says UNICEF
Army kills two Boko Haram insurgents on horseback
Kaduna LG poll to hold December 30
Jos tension: Police parade murder suspects, 15 othe
‘Social media making children poor writers’
[PHOTOS] Extremely brilliant final year neuroscience…
My accuser tried to seduce me but I refused – Barber…
Appeal court orders DSS to produce Dasuki in Metuh’s trial
Awo’s statue, piece of artwork, not photograph – Lagos…
Undergraduate allegedly kills mother
My accuser tried to seduce me but I refused – Barber accused of rape by mother of four
Imo bank robbery: Police name building after hero cops
 Nigerian pastor arrested in S’Leone for ‘hate speech’
Lagos drags woman to court for setting 10-year-old boy ablaze
Experts raise the alarm over visa fraud in Nigeria
2019: ‘Hypocrisy’ of political class on restructuring unmasked
Don’t let economy relapse into recession – MAN
Electricity grid records total collapse, says TCN
Improved productivity’ll lead to economic growth, says Aregbesola
Rice importation drops by 88.4% – FG
‘Compulsory insurance’ll not increase patronage in Nigeria’
How to avoid bank penalties
 I pray Nigeria’s circumstances won’t be my portion –Ebiseni, Nigeria’s birthday mate
Varsities asking JAMB to allow them admit candidates with scores below cut-off marks –Prof. Oloyede, JAMB Registrar
I bluntly refused when asked to head CCC worldwide –Rev. Oshoffa
French Ligue 1 table
Juventus fans in mafia grip, say Italian justice officials
Aguero can’t play against Chelsea on Saturday – Guardiola
Man City rocked as Aguero suffers broken rib in car crash
Marley hired as interim England women’s coach
Librarian rejects book donation from Melania Trump, tells her to donate to marginalised schools
UNN to conduct 2017 post-UTME Oct. 3
Disgusted by their dressing, Umahi donates N.3m to 15 teachers, suspends 8 others
It’s tough for young artistes in Nigeria –Zimo Beat
Eedris insulted artistes young enough to be his children –D’Banj
God always tells me what to sing –Bisi Alawiye
P-Square’s fight is a publicity stunt –Kenny Ogungbe
I’m lucky to have parents that don’t pressure me about marriage –Djinee
Politicians offered me millions to change my message –Sound Sultan
Companies, brands that thrilled Nigerians in the past
Nigeria @ 57: Calabar, the capital city Nigeria never had
Essential tools for travel photographers
You are an ingrate, if…
These men want Buhari’s job
Britain, France and IPOB: Duplicity of failed empires
University education not a low hanging fruit

ThisDay

Kaduna Govt Obtains Warrant for Arrest of Arewa Youth Group Members
Aliyu Aziz: Reliable Identification Data Can Kick-start Digital Economy
N283m Exam budget fraud: Edo Govt. sacks Perm Sec, suspends 3…
Obaseki extols judicial system, pledges more support for effective service delivery
Police Arrest Suspected Rapist in Ekiti
Seek Sufficient Information before Applying for Canadian Visa, Nigerians Urged
3m Children Need Emergency Education Support in N’East, Says UNICEF
Nigerian Army Kills Two Boko Haram Insurgents in Lake Chad Area
Nigeria Military School Zaria (NMS) Holds  25th Anniversary Reunion
TV Star Girl, Lolo Cynthia , Others Chaired JAF’s Fourth Annual…
Nigeria Beer Festival Promises Excitement, Independence Day Mega Concert
New TV Show for Guys to Debut
VAIDS Deploys 700 Community Tax Liaison Officers to 9 States
Time for the APC Federal Government to Think
Reform Will Deepen Traditional Governance in Ibadan
So, Where is Nnamdi Kanu?
Superstory Begins ‘Life is a Teacher’
Oyo State’s Aso-Ofi Festival: Celebrating Life and Prosperity
CHUKWUKA MONYE: My Organisation is Driven By Innovative Kids
Paseda Empowers Ogun State Market Women, Petty Traders 
Gospell Digital Technology Opens Factory in Calabar
Tammy Abraham Turns His Back on Nigeria
Sports Sponsorship: What Nigerian Brands can Learn from South African Brands… and AITEO
Chelsea, City in Early Title Race
Barca-Las Palmas in Shadow of Referendum
Bellew Vows to Send Haye into Retirement 
GOtv Boxing Night 12: Joe Boy Eyes History with Commonwealth Title Bid




The Nation


Self-styled bishop arraigned over alleged N9m fraud
Court adjourns Mbanefo’s N100m libel suit until Nov. 6
Oct 1: Igbo in the North shun kinsmen’s fresh calls to quit
Buhari, Sambo, Saraki observe jumaat prayer
Court orders MTN to pay ex-Nigerian operations manager N4.8billion
Obaseki sacks Perm Sec over N283m budget padding
Man kills 55-yr-old mother, rips her womb open
Police defy Osinbajo on DCP who busted N360m fraud
The statue (dedicated to Awo)
Google ordered to shut down Catalonia referendum mobile app
2nd Niger Bridge will be a reality — Osinbajo
Independence: NSCDC deploys 2,500 personnel in Niger
Family heads appeal for recognition from A/Ibom State govt
57 years after independence: Nigeria still dancing naked in public – TUC
LAUTECH : Lectures to start October 3
NANS want government to provide standard medical facilities
Stalemate in Algiers postpones decision
 Serena’s incredible nod to Australia in baby’s name
Aguero thanks fans insists he’s focused on recovery’
Interim boss Sagnol drills underperforming Bayern
BK Hacken won’t extend Egbuchulam’s contract
We’ll battle Ubah to a standstill declares Tornadoes
Fantasy Football : Who could replace Sergio Aguero?
Will Patience Jonathan roll out the drums as she clocks 60?
Twerking IS NOT ONLY FOR IS strippers –NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS FELICIA FRED
Damilola Adegbite reverts to maiden name
‘In pain, I need N1.4million for surgery’
Obasanjo to name newly born lion cub, hyena cub
Court sentence man to death for killing father
Court jails Ex-convict over motorcycle theft
Growing trend of cohabitation among undergraduates
Nigeria: struggling to make culture a new treasure trove
SERAP’s roundtable focuses on ending impunity for grand corruption
NANS want government to provide standard medical facilities
UNN to conduct 2017 post-UTME Oct.
3m children need emergency education support in N/East – UNICEF
Yoruba language bill: Lagos schools risk fine, closure for non-compliance
Two Nigerian micro finance banks certified globally


 

Vanguard


Lalong’s Plateau Breaks 45-Yr Curse
Senator Abba Aji Intervenes In Release Of Protested Bama IDPs In Prison Custody
“De-P-Squared?” I Hope Not
ATIKU ABUBAKAR- An Idea Whose Time Has Come ?
Tracking Early Signs Of Dementia
AWO’S STATUE: Piece Of Artwork, Not Photograph – LASG
How Do You Cope When Your Spouse Suffers From Dementia?
Senate Will Hasten The Passage Of Gender Bill, Saraki
CBN Sustains Forex Supply
Mountain Of Yesterday
NPDC Poised To Grow Equity Production To 500,000 Bpd By 2020
 AITEO Cup semifinals hold today
Court summons Mourinho
 Barca back in court over Neymar
La Liga on Gotv
Iheanacho’s Leicester target win at Bournemouth
 2019: Finally, APC Holds National Convention in November
October 1: You are free to live in any part of Nigeria, FG reassures Nigerians
EFCC attack-dog of APC, carrying out hatchet job against Fayose – Ekiti govt J
ust in: Appeal Court orders DSS to produce Dasuki in court
 Remove creation of more states from calls for restructuring – Balarabe Musa
Oghenekaro Itene: Back from America with love

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The Guardian


 Ways to improve your health
Two injured by oil field fire
 Dasuki’s to appear Metuh’s trial
 Nnamdi Kanu not in our custody, says Military
Gbemi Shasore :‘We have observable evidence of a decline in reading culture’
Ex-VP Sambo, Saraki join Buhari for prayers at Villa mosque
 Dabiri -Erewa seeks diaspora support for change agenda
October 1 quit notice: Makarfi urges Igbos in the North not to panic
Obiano inherited N185b debt from Obi, says Umeh
Edo government sacks perm sec, suspends three others over N283m fraud
Listen to people’s concern, catholic archbishop tells government
 ‘KK Eleven or Chipolopolo, Zambians are always dangerous’
Chelsea, Man City set London on fire
Accolade good, but I’m still a player for future, says Asensio
Delta Force keeps NPFL promotion hopes alive
FCBESCOLA Lagos Academy 2017/18 session kicks off
Preparing young Nigerian players for NBA challenge
 Tiwa Savage, Imafidon make BBC’s ‘100 women’ list for 2017
 At Idoko’s book launch, Osinbajo expresses confidence in youths
Your destiny is not attached to anyone that left!
Goldberg empowers Ekiti entrepreneurs with grants
From Aunt Landa market square, succour comes for 14,000 Lagosians
 Ogun council boss advocates continuity in state governance
Seven governors, Ngige, Amaechi, Onu lead APC challenge in Anambra
APC flays Fayose’s presidential ambition
My presidential ambition responsible for harassment of Ekiti officials, says Fayose
 How To Make Akara (Bean Cakes)
 The Voice Nigeria: Triumphant Idyl gets SUV, all-expense paid trip to UAE
Stephanie Linus takes ‘Dry’ to UN General Assembly
Why ‘stolen’ artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives
Lagos government says Awo’s statue an artwork, not photograph
 When the Ps no longer square in Psquare
Bovi, Gordons, Senator, Frank D Don in Onitsha for Glo Laffta Fest Independence Day show
StarTimes celebrates Nigeria at 57, promise affordable entertainment


Daily Trust



Exam fraud: Edo State sacks Permanent Secretary, suspends 3 others
Airline passengers stranded in Lagos as aviation fuel scarcity surfaces
Bishop arraigned in Lagos over alleged N9m fraud
Why agitations and separatist demands refuse to die
Oil rises to $58, set for weekly gain
APC, PDP in tit-for-tat game over restructuring
Could IPOB go the way of Boko Haram?
Nigeria, Niger Republic in strategic relationship
Bishop arraigned in Lagos over alleged N9m fraud
Inside story of Borno IDPs’ trek back to Bama
Child battles eye cancer, needs emergency surgery
Gunmen kill acting village head in Plateau
Undergraduate kills mom over refusal to give money
Appeal Court orders Dasuki’s appearance in Metuh’s trial
Airport concession: Proserve won transparent bid, company says
‘APC has failed in its election pledges’
NGO regulation bill: To be or not to be?
Benue labour declares indefinite strike, shuns assembly
Monitoring sugar levels in pregnancy helps manage diabetes
Good diet boosts immunity
Leaders canvass national unity: Buhari, Saraki, Sambo at jumaat in Aso Rock
FG approves N45bn for former Nigeria Airways workers
Oyegun’s comment on Anambra poll undemocratic, says Umeh
Kaduna to hold LG elections December 30
57 years of sports in Nigeria
NPFL players deserve better welfare packages
Serena ‘can fix everything’ – Li
Fidelity Bank announces plans to raise $500m Eurobond
How Kebbi farmers save peanuts to access €11m agric grants
GOtv gives subscribers one-month open view
Basic colours that attract men
Things to know about late Hausa hip hop singer Lil Ameer
I had deliverance prayer after BBNaija – Debbie Rise
Editorial; Sanitizing university admission through JAMB reforms


The Sun


Arrest warrant: El-Rufai playing with fire –Yerima
• He is enemy of govt
Nigerians free to live in any part of the country –FG
Nnamdi Kanu not in our custody, says DHQ
Govs more powerful than Buhari – Obasanjo
I can’t date lazy, pompous men –Belinda Effah, actress
El-Rufai may derail Buhari’s govt –Tsav
Deployment of soldiers to S’East, an intimidation of Igbo –Gen. Williams
Nigeria needs power devolution to move forward –Kalu
Olubadan: Ibadan Mogajis spit fire, vow to impeach Ajimobi
…Reform ‘ll only enhance monarch’s status –Commissioner
Nasarawa targets N25b as monthly IGR
■ Generates over N3b in 2017
StarTimes showcases new exciting series on StarPlus
Schneider Electric hosts innovation conference
Metuh: Court of Appeal orders DSS to produce Dasuki
INSIDE OJUKWU BUNKER
The Biafra admin office Kanu never occupied
Cameroun’s alleged deportation of Nigerian refugees worrisome – fg    
UN fund for sexual abuse victims grows to $1.5m
Kanu’s sureties won’t lose their N300m bond –Ejiofor, IPOB lawyer
MOSES READY TO STOP FREE-SCORING MANCHESTER CITY RUN
Etebo hits Uyo Sunday, Akpeyi on Monday
Ezenwa hires personal goalkeeper trainer
Independence:  Wike advocates peace, unity
Evans’ truck yard uncovered in Lagos
• As police arrest kidnapper’s secretary Nigeria at 57: Buhari, Sambo observe special Jum’at prayer inside Aso Rock
EDITORIAL: Boosting police numerical strength
Bimbo Ogunbanjo wears new hat
Ghost robbers on rampage
THREE POETS ON THE CUSP OF $100,000 FORTUNE
Twins on the path of Biafra
Men, avoid marrying these kinds of women
Restructuring: The born again North and the foolish virgins
Why Igbo are angry
What you should never do to please a woman
Dealing with emotionally absent partners
The Christian husband (2)


New Telegraph



 NLC, TUC set to shut down Benue over unpaid salaries 
NIGERIA will be worse off IF BUHARI GETS 2ND TERM –Okogie
Ancha killings: I lost 16 relatives but herdsmen wanted to wipe out entire village –Survivor
Undergraduate kills mother, dangles her intestines in Edo
National grid suffers total collapse, worsens nationwide power supply
Arms deal: Produce Dasuki to testify in Metuh’s case, Appeal Court orders DSS
Army finally speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s location
We stand by our zoning arrangement – PDP
PHOTOS: Buhari, Saraki others observe Special Juma’at Prayers for Independence
Jailed Borno IDP leaders to regain freedom
BREAKING: Produce Dasuki in court, Appeal court orders DSS
Gunmen Kill Traditional Ruler In Plateau
BREAKING: Protest hits US Embassy over IPOB
Eedris: I’m writing a song about Obasanjo’s biography…. ‘My fight with 50 Cent led to respect for Nigerian musicians’
Court strikes out N1.04bn fraud charge against ex-bank chief, 5 others
Okorocha, Anyaoku others to grace ECOL 70th anniversary
UNICAL lecture: Kalu calls for devolution of power
NNEOMA OKOROCHA: MY HUSBAND CALLED ME HIS WIFE THE FIRST DAY WE MET
Rising singer, Kelechi, makes debut with Gini
No well-meaning citizen would agitate for Nigeria’s collapse –General Ikponmwen
Omotayebi dazzles fans at concert
National grid suffers total collapse, worsens nationwide power supply
I’ve learnt lessons for exposing my personal life –D’Banj
Minister: Buhari’ll make Nigeria tuberculosis-free
Nigeria at 57: Not much to celebrate
World Literacy Day: Foundation harps on digital literacy
The daddy longlegs; bedbugs
Darling! show me how to love you (Part 3)
Nigeria @ 57: We derailed from right path, says Elegbeleye
Ngige, MTN honoured at safety awards event
NCC Tennis League: Depleted Team Offikwu hosts Team Goshen in Kaduna
Styles are forever – Jacket King
Ighodalo: Quality leadership, panacea for good governance
CBN sustains forex supply, injects $308.5m
IFCOD premieres One Language, Dance of the Rivers in Lagos
Eight NPFL teams after Omoyele signature
TREM academy vows to produce future stars
Flood submerges 166 villages in Niger
Go Round to continue promotion chase –Acheru
CHAN lessons from Ghana
October 1: You are free to live in any part of Nigeria -Osinbajo
November date too early for resumption
2018 NFF Election… Plot to unseat Pinnick thickens
Nigerian ports’ global rating drops
NOC to send young journalists to Argentina
Africa Cinematography Festival unveils ambassadors, resource persons
Sunshine survival, act of God –Thomas
Weapons seizure: The Turkey ‘generosity…. ‘Customs intercepted 2,671 pump-action rifles since January’
Sparkle in gemstone heels
YABATECH at 70: Osinbajo, Udoma, Lemo to grace workshop
Clear skin rashes with Apple Cider Vinegar
Binniyat’s plight and the Janet Cooke story
FIFA U-20 Women W’Cup: Danjuma going for win against Tanzania
WAFU final enough to celebrate Eagles –Dosu
IGP honours officers killed in Owerri Zenith Bank robbery
Army kill 2 Boko Haram food suppliers in Borno
Bailout funds: Fayose’s aides to spend weekend in EFCC custody –Source
League top scorers battle Eagles ’ jinx
Chatham lecture: MASSOB hails Nwodo
Wrong acceptance
Govt should embark on massive enlightenment on Sukuk –Akintola
Suspended Kogi lawmaker petitions Senate over non-release of police report
No More Trouble
Tomorrow may be too late
Exceeding love
Nigerian chapter of Africa-Israel Initiative (AII) strategising for impact
Fresh restates commitment to grassroots

​News Headlines Sept 23, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Sept 23, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch


FG to reveal account details of IPOB sponsors
CAN is paranoid about Islam – Islamic council
IPOB asks court to nullify proscription order
For six years, sacked LASU lecturer delayed our results for not paying N50,000 bribe –Alabi, Ex-student
Five SARS operatives found guilty of extrajudicial killing
 was amazed Obasanjo asked Buhari to negotiate with Kanu –Clarke, SAN
IPOB: Saraki’s statement personal opinion, says Presidency
Saraki’s comments, an endorsement of IPOB’s activities —Lawmakers
Police arrest 34 peace corps officials in Lagos
Septuagenarian arrested for raping girl, 6, for three years
Send your children to local varsities, JAMB registrar tells wealthy Nigerians
NADECO cautions FG, says democracy under threat
Gbenro Ajibade, Rahama Sadau to host BON Awards
Why actors are not being appreciated enough –Blessing Egbe
Battleground hits 100th episode
Fame is not enough reason to drop out of school –AY Makanaki
How I survived lawsuit slammed against me –Omoni Oboli
Judicial officer suspended for wearing ‘short…
My wedding Night…With…Joke Silva
UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra
IPOB: I’m for peaceful Nigeria – Fayose
16 forgotten angles to sexual pleasure
Cemetery rejects corpse of man killed by thunderstorm
One city, two worlds: The contrasting lives of Lagos’…
Police nab 71-year-old man, 10 others for diverting, selling N40m goods for N5m
After three past arrests, police re-arraign suspected serial-killer, Small Jpron
Asking a woman for her phone number may become illegal in one country
Opeyemi Oke assumes office on Monday as Lagos’ Acting Chief Judge
Leopard attacks zookeeper who has 29-year experience in wild cats’ care
UN donates N18m relief materials to Benue flood victims
Flood wreaks havoc on Imo as victims count losses
INEC, police, APC conspiracy threatening Nigeria’s democracy –Wike
IPOB: Buhari and the burden of handling agitations
FG, WAPP construct power line to Benin Republic
Rainoil boss wants deregulation to increase fuel quality
OPEC endorses Nigeria’s oil production cut exemption request
Airport concession: Aviation unions threaten to down tools
N’Assembly wants local content policy in construction sector
‘Govt can fight corruption with proper corporate governance’
After a night of binge-drinking, lady wakes up on top of male friend, accuses him of rape
My husband not intimidated by my career –Sheila Okonji-Ashinze
My father said it was more honourable for me to be a judge –Akanbi, ex-ICPC boss
Insecurity, poor infrastructure killing tourism in Nigeria –Olagbaye
Tammy Abraham right to reject Nigeria – Onigbinde
Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar make FIFA best shortlist
Amosun hails GTBank over Principals’ Cup
Now I’m jinxed – Zidane
120 veterans for Kwara badminton championship
Tennis coach, player hail NCC
A good night’s sleep makes us happier than 50% salary increase —Study
Niger: UNICEF immunises over 108,575 under five children
Secret behind my happiness, youthful looks –Kate Henshaw
More diseases could be sexually-transmitted than we thought –Researchers
The best foods for your heart
Excess light, heat can damage eyes says Ophthalmologist
One city, two worlds: The contrasting lives of Lagos’ prostitutes
I never knew my late husband had wife, children –Mother of five who sleeps on Lagos streets
My father’s killers bundled him into his car, burnt him alive – Son of murdered Benue Army major
Niger boat accident: Eyewitnesses narrate tragic moment vessel broke up
Baidu announces $1.5bn fund for autonomous driving
If you were in a financial distress and found a bag containing N20m with owner’s contact, what would you do?
The sugar daddy syndrome


ThisDay


France Denies Domiciling IPOB’s Financial HQ, Supports Nigeria’s Unity
FG Summons Turkish Ambassador over Illicit Arms Exports
Relief as OPEC Extends Nigeria’s Exemption from Oil Production Cut
Apapa Gridlock: Stay Away from Lagos, Ambode Orders Truck Owners
FG to track Nigeria’s stolen crude oil with fingerprint technology
NADECO Accuses Military of Undermining Civil Authority
IGP: Newly Recruited Policemen to Serve in States of Origin
 TCN, WAPP to Build Additional 330kV Power Line to Benin Republic
Tension in Abia Community as Herdsmen insist on Choosing Grazing Area
The Voice Nigeria  Enters Grand Finale, Winner Takes Home GS4 SUV
Borno Cholera Outbreak could have been Worse, Says WHO
Strike Cripples Kogi
 Striking NAFDAC Workers Give Conditions
Otuaro Tasks SPDC on Operations  
‘FG has not Managed Agitations Responsibly’
 Wife of Kogi Governor Donates Relief Materials
48th Afotamodi Festival
Ijaw Youths Reject Proposed Bill to Regulate Civil Society Groups
 PDP, HURIWA Condemn Growing Attacks on Journalists in Imo, Kaduna
Oba of Benin Hosts Oshiomhole to Grand Reception 
Ambode to Swear-in Oke as Acting Chief Judge
Aviation: Sirika Inaugurates Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Matters
Glo Storms FESTAC with Top Musicians
SCGN Calls for Good Corporate Governance 
NIMC Tasked to Remove Duplicate Biometric from National Database 
I’ll Return to Tanzania With ABU Title, Shauri Boasts
BEDC to Improve Supply to Usen Community
MultiChoice: We Are Not Launching Pay-Per-View
Revenue Increase through Efficient Channel Management
NCS Unveils Importer, Vessel Involved in Rifles Import as CGC Meets…
“West Africa Sub-Region Needs French to Enhance Bilateral Relations, Trade” Ajayi Takes over Agura Hotels 
INEC, Police, APC Conspiracy Threat to Nigeria’s Democracy, Says Wike
Nnamdi Kanu: Don’t Worry, You Dey Kampe
Sir Aaron Akabike ‘Obodoeze’ – 1932 to 2017
Ikolaje Idiroko Holds African Integration Cultural Show
DORIS SIMEON: Men No Longer Want to Play Their Role as Husbands
THE NIGHT JOURNEY SYNDROME
Neymar vs Cavani: The Battle for Supremacy
We want to Find the Next Nduka Odizor, Says Kanyi
Chelsea Test Stoke’s Resolve as Conte Mulls Return to Winning Ways
Pakoto, Gateway Win GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup
Organisers Promise Exciting Time as Nigeria Cup Starts Today
Fijabi, Skoro Vow to Demolish Opponents
ON THE ROAD TO PORT HARCOURT


The Nation


FG uncovers IPOB’s slush account in Paris
Ban on secessionist group: Ohanaeze youths back S’East govs
Ambode to swear-in Oke as acting Lagos CJ Monday
Apapa gridlock: Stay away from Lagos now, govt orders petrol tankers, truck owners
Drama as cemetery managers reject corpse of civil servant struck dead by lightening
423 die, 2,339 wounded in auto crashes in July – FRSC
Operation Python Dance, Crocodile Smile in Nigerians’ interest —Buratai
Nigerian delicacies you should try this weekend
Police arrest reporter over protest story in IDPs camps
OPEC exempts Nigeria from oil production cut
Troops kill bandit, recover rifles in Zamfara
Operation Python Dance: Army keeps mum on Kanu’s whereabouts
Infographics: Abuja records highest road accident in July – FRSC
Trump, North Korean leader in hot exchange
Apapa gridlock: Lagos bars truck drivers
JABU student bags scholarship up till PhD level
Imoke, Owan-Enoh, others brainstorm against insecurity in Cross River
Why African players battle to get recognition- Okocha
Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar on FIFA player of the year shortlist
Nwosu wants more league players in Eagles camp
ITF Circuit :Nigeria’s Bulus hits final
Mourinho misses out in Best  FIFA Coach of the Year
West Ham Clash: Pochettino banks on dinner effect
Pakoto High School, Iko Gateway Win Ogun Principals’ Cup
Battle for restructuring
Peter Okoye, brother at war again?
DJ TURBO D: How I became Korede Bello’s official DJ
LOVE IDOKO HOSTS VICE PRESIDENT ON ‘ACTIVATING HISTORY’
‘Excess light, heat can damage eyes’
Strike: How union officials chased nurses with cane
Pfizer supports GPs in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Court remands man for brain box theft
Court docks sales rep for cream theft
Man in court for stabbing neighbour
Urgent vacancies in Lagos LG Service
Bride price in Eastern Nigeria: Facts, myths
Post UTME: Nsukka varsity releases new date
WAEC/NECO: Borno students lament withholding of results
LAUTECH: We are not resuming yet – ASUU
Life goes on
Union kicks against appointments in NIMET
N720b subsidy arrears: PENGASSAN alerts on impending mass sack


Vanguard


Day Sultan Lost Friends, Dambazau Blinked A Tear, Ijebu-Igbo Royals Wept
Group Condemns Violence, Preaches Peace
Gbenro Ajibade, Rahama Sadau Unveiled As BON Awards 2017 Hosts
How Saraki Saved Buhari From Being Embarrassed In Court By IPOB – Northern Elders
Race For Anambra Govt House Getting To High Pitch
Why That Cup Of Tea Does You More Good Than You Think!
Operation Python Dance II: One Week After
Let Your Differences Work For You
The Flip Side Of Trump’s ‘America First’ Sentiment
Lamentations @ Jibowu
Glo Takes Brand Ambassadors, Others To FESTAC Concert
Troops Rescue Zamfara Village
Crisis looms in Abia community
Why we can’t be declared a terrorist group, IPOB tells court
 Mourinho juggles United’s attack with Lukaku, Martial, Rashford
Red-hot Falcao stars as Monaco thrash Lille
Aguero deserves more acclaim, says Guardiola
 FIFA picks Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar for Men’s Player award
 Antonio Conte thanks departing Costa for Chelsea success
 McCain torpedos Republican effort to repeal Obamacare
Oba of Benin hosts Oshiomhole to grand reception for outstanding achievements
 Did you believe his promise to leave his wife for you?
 Ankara to the rescue
Women are attracted to me because of grace of God in me – Steve Crown
 We’re all God’s children, we are ALL EQUAL, says Bieber
I feel honoured for the role I played in grooming talents in Ajegunle – Mabel Oboh
 Kidnapping, robbery: IGP directs AIGs, CPs to beef up security on high ways
 Brain-dead pregnant woman delivers healthy twins 123 days after
 Women are attracted to me because of grace of God in me – Steve Crown

The Guardian


 Former agitators, militants failed
Niger Delta Nigeria needs 31,000 new officers yearly
Islamic council, CAN face off over Sukuk bond
 IPOB urges court to set aside its proscription
Seven LGAs in Borno not in control of Boko Haram, says Army 
Olumide Popoola – I bring wild, rich imagination to life
Dam fails in Puerto Rico, 70,000 told to evacuate
Government orders tankers, trucks to stay off Lagos roads
Buhari charges ECOWAS on safety of water transportation
 imposed curfew to avert anarchy, bloodshed, says Lalong
FG committed to favourable investment climate, Onyeama tells investors
Lagos government threatens to punish residents making false emergency calls
 Looking at Nigerian politics through sports
At NYG, Akwa Ibom rides on Emmanuel’s model to success
Buhari waiting for WAFU Cup trophy, NFF tells Eagles
Okpotu seeks for space among stars
Cross River now ready to host sports festival
Patoko, Iko Schools win GTBank Ogun Principals Cup Season Five
Causes of bleeding in pregnancy
The Ogechi Stella Njoku story: Raped twice, living with HIV and standing tall against all odds
‘I have learned about branding as a strategy in pig farming’
The roads less travelled and more
Three green smoothies you will enjoy
 How Hurricane Eazi changed the landscape of Nigerian music
Stop giving too much of yourself away for free! 
Glo Music Nationwide Tour makes a stop in FESTAC
Falz, Darey, Ade Bantu, others turn up for Simi’s album launch gig
From Kannywood, Rahama Sadau goes to MTV Shuga
 Weekly political notes
Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ now most streamed song on Spotify
How To Salad The Nigerian Way
Shawn Mendes starts relief campaign for Mexico
‘Creativity, not commercial value, premise of my music’
From Game of Thrones to Woman of Steel, the show tradition continues
Lokoja stood still for home girl Mercy Johnson at Glo Laffta Fest
2Baba unveils plan for Bulkwyld ‘N’ Breathless Concert 2

New Telegraph


Customs intercepts 1,570 rifles from oil company
France denies link with IPOB
KANU: IPOB UNKNOWN TO LAW, CAN’T BE BANNED
South East not marginalised –El-Rufai
Simi: Adekunle Gold singing with my name, flattering
70-year-old man raped seven year-old orphan for four years
SPINAL CORD INJURY VICTIM: I’m bedridden but my attacker is in the university
Court orders 5 policemen to pay N50m for killing two
Buratai at editors’ conference, justifies deployment of soldiers
FG can’t allow IPOB throw Nigeria into crisis –Adesina
Soldiers, others rescued from kidnappers’ den
Governor loses two security aides within four days
I’ve not gained a single thing from PDP, says Ifeanyi Ubah
Vacate proscription order, #IPOB tells court
SHOCKING: NGO’s, CSOs used to fund terrorism – Reps
Customs intercepts 1,570 rifles from oil company
South East not marginalised –El-Rufai
Chipolopolo can’t stop Eagles, says Eguavoen
Five players who can replace Echiejile in Eagles’ left back
Nurturing young talents will help Nigerian basketball –Udoka
Osinbajo visits Akwa Ibom today
Eze begs LMC to review assault case
It was a successful season for Enyimba –Akas
I would have been a banker if not for football –John Ogu
NPFL 2017 in numbers
IGP to FG: Approve recruitment of 31,000 into Police annually
Cultists kill leader over council chairman’s largesse
Presidency: Oyegun didn’t attend Osinbajo, Modu Sheriff’s parley
World Literacy Day: Lagos calls for improved reading culture
My career at stake over HIV allegation, Naval Officer cries out
Omeruo eyes Zambia scalp
Our partnership with the people is healthy –Abeh
Ambode lauds impact of mediation centres
NAFDAC workers begin indefinite strike
Abuja Police uncover illegal firearm factory, arrest three suspects
Saraki’s support for IPOB shocking –Reps
Apapa gridlock: Lagos stops entry of tankers
Ambode to swear-in Oke as Ag. CJ on Monday
Dubai Tourism thrills at Akwaaba with medical tourism, other attractions



Daily Trust


Ahmed Musa leads Leicester City to 2-0 victory over Chelsea
Sukuk: Providing alternative financial sources
Why Saraki opposed Army, S/east governors on IPOB
IPOB crisis: How hosts prevented reprisals
We don’t need war again – Ohanaeze Ndigbo
Nigeria under series of threats – Buratai
Will Myanmar come under foreign sanctions over Rohingya Muslims?
Mass passenger abductions giving commuters nightmare
Police can’t locate parents of missing but found child
Amosun loses 2 security aides in 4 days
IPOB: APC patriots commend Gov Lalong
Nnamdi Kanu challenges IPOB proscription in court
Kwara asks residents to relocate
Flood batters Rivers as Kwara strategises
No deal between UPP and pro-Biafra groups – Okorie
Katsina @30, a dream fulfilled
UNN set to take over ANAMCO, manufacture tractors
Don chides proponents of secession
Reps flay Saraki’s stand on IPOB
Edo bans RTEAN state chapter
IPOB crisis: How hosts prevented reprisals
Why Saraki opposed Army, S/east governors on IPOB
S/East not marginalised – El-Rufa’i
Reactions trail D’Tigers failed mission
Ahmed Fresh: NFF doing everything for Eagles to qualify for 2018 World Cup
ITF commences training of 11,000 youths
BOA, NIPOST partner to boost credit access in farming communities
Wizkid bags Guinness Book of Record award
Building code and the National Assembly (II)
Stealing the limelight at UNGA
What is restructuring and does Nigeria need it? (I)
Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai,
Editorial: Between Nigerian Peace Corps and National Guard

The Sun


Igbo have more to lose if Nigeria breaks –Okorocha
•Why I never supported IPOB
No automatic ticket for Buhari in 2019
– Ango Abdullahi, Northern Elders spokesman •Says North ready to support Atiku, Kwankwaso, others
2019 presidential ticket: Northern elders warning speculative – APC
I want a man who won’t deprive me of sex –Elvina Ibru, Actress
Buhari tasks Senate on speedy passage of Audit Bill
IPOB asks court to set aside proscription order 
… Members go underground
Biafra: FG in fresh plot to clamp down on our members, IPOB alleges
INEC, Police, APC conspiracy, threat to democracy –Wike
Osinbajo launches PPP portal, says ICRC attracted N3.7trn on 51 projects 
NCS Seme Command nets N.7b in August
Embrace FG’s agric policies, Boroh urges Niger Delta youths
Telecoms will remain vibrant –NCC
Beware, Nigeria may tread Rwanda’s path –PROF. Nwoke
Paternity mess: Did Myro abandon baby mama, child? 
My parents wanted me to get a paid job but I refused
Solesi, the CEO of Smid Animation Studios
Boko Haram kills 9 near bombed IDPs camp in Borno
Septuagenarian defiles minor in Ebonyi
Nigeria under threats –Buratai
Nigerian medical students  stranded after hurricane maria devastation
South African Naval chief arrives in Nigeria tomorrow
Nigeria tasks African leaders on youth empowerment
Controversy over Women Affairs minister’s support for Atiku unnecessary–Okonkwo
Embrace FG’s agric policies, Boroh urges Niger Delta youths
Nwora: AfroBasket 2017 has vindicated me
WAFU Cup of Nations: Okpotu: We’ll make Nigeria proud
A’Ibom @30: Sports development, the Udom Emmanuel model
DAWN OF CULTURAL REVOLUTION
EDITORIAL: The Niger boat mishap
Lizzy Anjorin to women: Don’t quit even if your hubby sleeps with your best friends
CRUEL FATE
ω Man lives on oxygen support machine for 15 months ω Doctor says mercy killing, not alternative…
M.I’s rebuff doesn’t bother me; he remains my idol –Kead, rapper
You fight anxiety by not suppressing it (1)
Re: Beyond President Buhari, what IPOB must do
The Christian husband (2)
Keeping up with the Jonathans
BEING A MOM
Pains and gains of open relationships
Things you shouldn’t do to please your man
Why women shouldn’t marry these kinds of men
David, Goliath and the Rocket Men

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 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