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Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday July 20th 2017

20 July 2017 News Newspaper Headlines


Dear reader, Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday July 20th 2017. Stay Informed.


Nigeria’s Suspension by Egmont Group Forces Senate to Make NFIU Autonomous
Suspension, threat to country’s financial system Senate passes Whistle Blower Protection Bill 
Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture of Alison-Madueke’s Banana Island Property
Tanker Drivers Burn Bank Branches in Apapa After Police Killing
US State Dept: 75% of Terrorist Deaths in 2016 Were from…
Taraba Assembly Passes Anti-open Grazing Bill
Olusanya: 9Mobile is Open to Willing Investors
Osinbajo Tasks Military to Rescue Newly Abducted Women in Borno
FG: Nigeria to End Fuel Importation in 2019
Senate C’ttee Submits Report on Screening of 12 INEC REC Nominees
Osinbajo Orders More Deployment of Security Forces to S’Kaduna
Paris Club Refund: Nigerians Want Governors Held to Account
FG Issues New Guidelines for Reality Shows, Football League Broadcast
Ex-FCT Minister, Akinjide Seeks Permission to Travel Abroad for Medical Treatment
38 Army Officers Lament Compulsory Retirement, Seek Reinstatement
Shettima, Bill Gates, Dangote Hold Video Conference
Discos Join Gencos to Call for Electricity Tariff Hike
Four Foreign Missions at Risk over FCT Road Project
Kachikwu: Nigeria to Shift Focus on Meeting Africa’s Growing Oil Demand
FG Launches Contract Monitoring Website
lg Polls: Lagos Extends Restriction of Movement
Chartered Insurance Institute Elects Babington-Ashaye President
N’Delta: Four Militants, One Civilian Killed, Four Soldiers Injured in Fresh Attack
Court Orders Developer to Remove Houses Worth Billions of Naira
Navy Extends Anti-piracy Operation by Six Months
Canada Announces $27.3m Humanitarian Assistance for N’East
Ogoni Clean-up: HYPREP Calls for Patience, Updates UNEP Report
Minister Clarifies Alleged Killings in Bakassi as House C’ttee Mulls 10-year Devt Plan
Dogara: 90% of Constituency Projects Implemented in 2016 Budget
New Report Indicts SARS for 35 Corpses Found in Ezu River in 2013
Bayelsa Begins Disbursement of 10bn Paris Club Refund
Delta Supports 28 Challenged Persons with Starter-packs
‘Why Niger Gov Didn’t Sign Pension Bill into Law’
Avoid Bias in Reportage, NUJ Warns Members
Breaking News: Tanker Drivers On Rampage in Apapa, Burns Banks
2019: NBC Advises Nigerians against Hate Speech
Nigeria’s Forex Inflow Hits $15bn in First Quarter
UBA Increases International Spend Limit on Naira Cards to $2000
36,000 Niger Farmers Benefit from CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Wema Bank Grows Half-year Profit Before Tax to N1.4bn
Senate Moves to Address Delays in Licensing InfraCos, Infrastructure Rollout
BOA, Three States Partner Canadian Govt on Multi-million Dollar Project
El-Rufai Heads APC C’ttee to Define Its Stance on Restructuring 
Bode George: Despite No Victor, No Vanquished Position, Erring PDP Members… 
PDP: Sheriff’s Group in S’West Defects to Mega Party, Chides Fayose,… 
Facelift for Edo Roads
A Bloody Clash
Ambode’s Rescue Model
‘Presidency Underestimated “Anti-Anti-Corruption” Elements in the Senate’
Lagos Fulfills Promise, Renovates PHCs Spotted by THISDAY
Saraki, Others Back Family Planning as Nigeria Marks World Population Day
Nigerian Doctor, Donald Nwosu Battles Deadly Cancer
Excessive Use of Antibiotics Can Damage the System, Experts Warn
90:90:90 HIV/AIDS Target: Adhere to Your Treatment, Kpamor Charges Patients
Manchester Derby in Houston Live on StarTimes
NFF Demands Dickson’s Action on Siasia Stadium Facilities
NPFL: Plateau Utd Extends Lead
NOC Sends Badminton Coaches to Classroom
CAF Meets in Rabat over Proposal to Expand AFCON, New Calendar
Iwobi Saves Arsenal from another Bayern Defeat
Boosting Job Opportunities through Upgrading MAPOLY
TETFund Allocates N213B on Infrastructure Devt.
WAEC Releases Results 2017 WASSCE
Ondo To Review Primary, Secondary Education Curriculum
Varsity Don Tasks Engineers on Nation Building
US State Dept : 75 % of Terrorist Deaths in 2016 Were from Nigeria , Four Others


Osinbajo orders security beef-up in S/Kaduna
Govs meet at Aso Rock over Paris Club refund
Buhari’s ex-minister leads UN delegation to Osinbajo
Sheriff’s PDP faction in South West defect to Mega party
We won’t repeat census boycott error — Obiano
Andy Uba picks Anambra gov’ship form
Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s Banana Island estate, $37.5m
See what your state got from Paris club refund
Halliburton joins NNPC in search for inland oil basins
The mantra, ‘Nigerian unity is not negotiable’, is pseudo-nationalism
‘Lack of funding has stunted Petroleum University’
Kebbi education inspectors get motorcycles
Zaria students win science award
Human activities increase mercury in environment – FG
FG to issue N150bn green bonds on projects
One dead, 2,000 displaced by flood in Katsina
Aviation union suspends picketing of NCAA
Labour unions suspend indefinite strike in Nasarawa
Pensioners protest non-payment of arrears, barricade road in Benin
Housewife loses 7-year-old marriage for demanding N500 per sex-bout with husband

Housewife to divorce husband for seizing her menstrual pad
How bill on compulsory treatment of gunshot victims clashed with ACJA
Amoxicillin, zinc get on essential medicines list
NHIS crisis: CSOs call for due process
Latifat Oppola
NAFDAC arrests 4 men in Aba for revalidating beverages
Three outstanding African innovations walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017 total cash prize of US$150 000
Strike: Bello proscribes Kogi varsity ASUU’s activities
Tanker drivers burn 2 banks over police killing of colleague
Senate backtracks on presidential nominees
Strike: Bello proscribes Kogi varsity ASUU’s activities
FRSC decries attacks on personnel
Mandela Day: NGO opposes 6 new prisons


While Senate seeks total independence for NFIU, Magu moves to reposition unit
The current Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, is an arm of the EFCC.
Court orders interim forfeiture of Allison-Madueke’s $37.5 million Lagos property
Apapa violence: Police arrest officer who killed tanker driver
Boko Haram Abduction Of Women In Borno Atrocious, Cowardly – Osinbajo
PREMIUM TIMES Reporter, Two Others Win NGRI Media Fellowships
Apapa Violence: Shot Driver Not Our Member – NUPENG
Why We Can’t Meet Striking CAC Workers’ Demands – Registrar-General
El-Rufai Chairs APC Committee On Restructuring
Hajj 2017: Nigeria Risks Losing Thousands Of Slots In Future, Group Warns
Fake Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Infecting 6-year-old With HIV
Appeal Court Okays Bench Warrant Against Tompolo
PTDF Shortlists 1008 Doctorate Degree Candidates For Scholarship
School Cashier Docked For Allegedly Stealing Employer’s N340,000
Separatist Agitations: Former Governors Call For Calm
Developer Threatens Court Action Against Lagos Govt. Over Ikeja ICT Claims
Oyo Govt Orders Reopening Of State College Of Education
Lagos APC Primaries Violence: Hamburger’s Alleged Killer Remanded In Prison 
Suspected Robber Set Ablaze In Anambra
Makarfi Is My Friend But I Won’t Leave APC For PDP – Andy Uba
Abia Speaker Whose Police Orderly Shot FRSC Officials Visits Victims 
Kogi Govt ’bans’ ASUU In State University
Kwara Gives N1 Billion To Local Governments From N5.1 Billion Share Of Paris Club Refund
NDLEA Destroys Illicit Drugs Worth N250 Million 
Taraba Assembly Passes Bill Against Open Grazing
JUST IN: Adamawa Governor Dissolves Governing Board Of State University
Tuface Visits Borno IDP Camps, Blames Insurgency On Politicians 
Osinbajo Orders Increased Security In Southern Kaduna, Vows Justice
33 Killed In Latest Kaduna Violence – Police
Kwankwaso’s Associate Replies Tinubu: Ganduje Will Lose Kano In 2019 North West
VIDEO: We should expect Buhari very soon – 
Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin: An Iconic Man Bows Out, By Gabriel Adeyemo
Not Yet Uhuru For PDP, By Zainab Suleiman Okino
Why Nigeria Is Among The Greatest Countries In The World, By Yemi Osinbajo
This Boiling Cauldron, By Dele Agekameh
Actress Halima Abubakar Cries Out: “Stop Spreading Lies About Me. I’m Not Dying”
Africa’s Leading Artists Prepare For Lagos Fair
INTERVIEW: Why We Won’t Allow Abuja Arts Village Run 24 Hours Daily — Runsewe
Keystone Bank restates support for SMEs with
Nigerian Govt Approves New Oil Policy
Nigeria League Review: Sunshine Stars Win In Port Harcourt
FG Goes Tough; To Mandate Nigerian Brands Sponsoring EPL Clubs To Sponsor NPFL
Barcelona Earn 708 Million Euros Last Season
Police To Protect Lawmaker Critic Of South African President Zuma
Gulf countries cut demands for Qatar, revoke deadlines – Reports
Putin, Trump had secret second meeting at G20 – Reports
Iran’s Rouhani says new U.S. sanctions violate nuclear accord
Saudi-led air strikes kill 20 Yemeni civilians – Officials
France’s military chief resigns over Macron budget cuts
Danish court sentences man to 14 days in prison for begging
Iranian parliament passes bill aimed at countering ‘American terrorism’


APC: Two party chiefs fight over zonal chair
Protection for whistle blowers, as Senate passes bill into law
NHRC lauds IDP monitors in North-East, North-Central
Taraba Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill
APC: Two party chiefs fight over zonal chair APC infighting empowers PDP – Group
FG to address malnutrition
Boko Haram: Troops intercept, kill suicide bomber at Dala in Maiduguri
Senate makes U-turn, screens 12 RECs nominees
Anti-corruption war: Senate vows to stop Nigeria’s expulsion from Group
Flood: FG gives Lekki residents, others quit notice
Mob attack – Diamond, Sterling Bank set ablaze
Anambra Election: Obaino retaliates,says all those against election will be dealt with
Thursday Update on Life of Ami
Thursday Update On Lies Of The Heart
Thursday Update on Twist of Fate
Bizarre! To cover his earlier murder, Man kills father,others
Investigations goes awry: Girl regrets sending sexy trainer to spy on boyfriend(video)
The dangers of getting a tattoo
Chai! This Politician Hilarious Campaign Billboard is a must seen
Just In: CAC workers goes on strike, reason Unknown 
AMAA not about Nollywood, it is for Africa, says filmmaker Akin…
Ban on music production abroad: Your family members are studying…
Doris Simeon to celebrities: Keep your private life off social…
70 per cent of Nigerian celebrities are on drugs, says…
Film maker urges educationists to imbibe theatre culture in…
Pension: NLC urges Kogi not to short-change workers
Nasarawa: NDE trains 30 school leavers, artisans on business skills
No work no pay policy’, FCE (T) Gombe warns striking COEASU
Promote degree primary school teachers to level 17 – NUT
Fulani herdsmen: TUC laments incessant killings in the country
NLC through weight behind local government autonomy
Polish parliament debates bill critics say undermines
Kenyan vice president candidate debates himself after rivals’ no-show
Ondo guber tussle: Akeredolu’ll soon be removed from office – Abraham
Nigeria needs repackaging, not restructuring – Okorocha
CPC lauds Military for deradicalisation of repentant B’Haram members
I’m going to be a father again, Cristiano Ronaldo confirms
Chelsea reward manager Antonio Conte with improved two-year contract
Wemblidon Open: I can play till 40 – Federer
Arsenal told to pay £80million for Lemar


El-Rufai heads APC panel to define restructuring
Angry Democrats file no-confidence motion against Trump
Court refuses to stay judgment execution on Fanta 
[VIDEO] Three men bag death sentence for stripping woman who allegedly dressed provocatively 
Five unusual ways Nigerians use smartphones 
Amosun, Ibidapo-Obe want social media operation regulated 
Court orders seizure of Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos house, funds 
Patoranking to perform at Jamaica reggae festival 
‘Why top clubs shun Nigerian stars’ 
Senate okays five-year jail term for false whistle-blowers 
Islamic tutors arraigned for gang-raping two girls 
Restructuring options for Nigeria 
Saraki’s acquittal: ‘Dance of twist’ at CCT 
Why Lagos must listen to Adamu 
Some posers for Lai on his proposed ban 
It’s difficult for investors to come to Nigeria – Kachikwu 
Nigeria can be restructured in six months, says Atiku 
Graduate dies after alleged wrong diagnosis by Lagos hospital 
Lagos policeman kills driver, mob burns banks 
Sheriff’s S’West supporters dump PDP for Mega Party 
FG not banning overseas production of films — Lai Mohammed 
Senate to probe use of grants by EFCC’s unit 
AMAA 2017: Many were called, Felicite was chosen
CHAN Eagles to play qualifier in Kano 
How to secure your financial information 
Lagos oilfield dispute worsens, another investor heads for court 
Police commission employees ask court to reverse illegal sacking 
Telcos write Dogara, kick against multiple House invitations
Edo assembly bows, dumps grazing bill 
‘Gencos, NBET committing fraud with capacity charges’ 
Intels gets NPA’s nod on terminal operation
Man City struggle to sell expensive Iheanacho
Nigeria’s debt rose by N4.76tn in 2016 – DMO
Some posers for Lai on his proposed ban
24 stocks appreciate, Wema Bank grows earnings by 25.17%
It’s difficult for investors to come to Nigeria – Kachikwu
Islamic tutors arraigned for gang-raping two girls
Graduate dies after alleged wrong diagnosis by Lagos hospital
Lagos policeman kills driver, mob burns banks
Ikeja Medical Centre detained me for doing my job
DPR to probe Calabar tank farm inferno
Two die in Ekiti auto crash
Man kills 17 persons to cover up earlier murder of two
Ekiti 2018: Remove Oni from NWC, Faparusi tells APC
[Infographics] Whistleblower Protection Bill: Things you should know
Senate passes Whistleblower Protection Bill into law
Committee on minimum wage to begin sitting by July end – NLC
Lagos LG polls: We’ll spring surprises, Accord warns APC, PDP
President orders nephew’s arrest amid power struggle
How to secure your financial information
Lagos oilfield dispute worsens, another investor heads for court
Telcos write Dogara, kick against multiple House invitations
‘Gencos, NBET committing fraud with capacity charges’
Kogi outlaws ASUU
NHIS boss ran agency like his private enterprise — HMCAN
Bodies of couple missing for 75 years found
Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend pregnant with fourth child
Germans intensify Ujah chase, City drop Iheanacho
VIDEO: Emotional moment when Nigerian man returned home after a year serving in US army
‘Why top clubs shun Nigerian stars’
CHAN Eagles to play qualifier in Kano
Freestyle football venue delights organisers
Arsenal hit by food poisoning in China
Fans react to Chelsea, Madrid €80m deal for Morata
Buy Naija: Five Nigerian designers set to rule the world
[PHOTOS] Emir of Kano, Aliko Dangote attend polo event in UK
It was fun, man says after crashing car
VIDEO: Girl expresses regrets for sending sexy trainer to spy on boyfriend
Let’s not resort to confrontation, I Go Dye tells Lai Mohammed
JAMB begins change of courses, institutions for 2017/2018 admissions
Ajimobi orders reopening of Emmanuel Alayande CoE
Post-UTME: DELSU shuns FG directive, charges N5,000
PTDF shortlists 1008 candidates for scholarship
Malala calls for state of emergency for education in Nigeria
Never again, vows JSS1 student who confessed to exam malpractice
Patoranking to perform at Jamaica reggae festival
FG not banning overseas production of films — Lai Mohammed
AMAA 2017: Many were called, Felicite was chosen
Some musicians ought to be in jail — Black Face
Madonna asks court to stop auction of Tupac’s love letter
Ed Sheeran deletes twitter account after Game of Thrones appearance criticisms
Stop giving babies water, govt tells mothers
Understanding infertility in humans (2)
Nigeria moves to increase contraceptive uptake among women
Shameful! Suicide is still a crime in Nigeria
‘About 12.9 million babies missed vaccinations in 2016’
To enjoy long life, have more sex –Scientists
Five unusual ways Nigerians use smartphones
Five tips to keep children safe online
Nigeria should adopt blockchain for payments – Digital Encode
Emirates expands free in-flight Wi-Fi offering
Herdsmen attacks: Benue law offers sensible model
The longer a woman stays with a man, the more she hates sex —Study
You’re not a man if you can’t make woman orgasm during sex —Study
Scientists accidentally invent new sex toy for women
Don’t want to die young? Watch over your manhood! 
Court orders seizure of Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos house, funds
Lagos policeman kills driver, mob burns banks
Nigeria’s debt rose by N4.76tn in 2016 – DMO


FG to revive moribund industries in Niger Delta
5 killed in soldiers, militants’ gun battle
71 companies bid for Cross River deep seaport, superhighway
Lagos Polls: State extends restriction of movement by 2 hours
Lagos council polls: Accord Party will spring surprises – Chairman
Restructuring: l’m disappointed in APC –Izuogu
50 years after, Nigerian ATM users lament slow pace, charges
NSE market capitalisation rises by N27bn
Why we sealed Samsung’s office –SON
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier : Iwobi sends warning signal to Cameroon
Let’s unite in prayers for Ikeme, Oboabona tells Nigerians
Masai’s Giants of Africa to run camps in six African countries
Giants of Africa, the organization founded by Toronto Raptors President, Masai Ujiri, has announced it will conduct…


NIMASA DG: how African ports can compete globally
Diezani ‘paid $37.5m cash for Banana Island property’
Senate begins move to separate NFIU from EFCC
How false petition led to Nigeria’s suspension
Police confirm one dead in Apapa mayhem
Sheriff’s Southwest supporters dump PDP for Mega Party
APC: Buhari’s absence delays convention
Ekiti 2018: ‘Oni should quit as APC deputy chair’
Niger institutions begin indefinite strike
Landmark University’s best accounting graduating- student attributes feat to father
FCE Gombe declares ‘no work no pay’ for striking lecturers
Universities not established for jobs creation – Obaseki
OAU: Student Representative Council suspends Acting President
Crawford University says hasn’t increased tuition fees
A tale of two Oyo schools
Chelsea to Connect Fans to Free Wifi at Stamford Bridge
Ahead of FIBA AfroBasket 2017: ‘Nigeria won’t be easy to beat’
CHAN qualifier: Eagles to resume camp July 24 in Kano
Chelsea confirm Alvaro Morata agreement
Dayo Daniel is best boxer in Ogun State
Basketball: Giants of Africa to hold in Nigeria.
Solanke scores for Liverpool in league Asia Trophy
Sack gale hits National Assembly
Anambra poll: Does Obiano deserve second term?
Chidoka unveils plans for Nnewi
Demmie Vee’s “Love Me Tender” remix gets 3000 downloads in 24hrs
Artistes model for Yomi Casual’s ‘Renaissance ‘
Ashionye, Evaezi, others hit the stage for ‘No More Lies’
Some faces of anaemia and their solutions
Coping with wet season
Low-cost nutrient halts growth of cancer stem cells


Quack Doctor Infects 6-yr-old Boy With HIV
Forex Inflow In Sharp Rise, As CBN Records $14.5bn In 5 Months
Oniha: New Era Begins At DMO
Chukwu: Rohr Needs NFF Backing To Succeed
Reagan @ 65: Every Girl-child Deserves Education
Osoba @ 78: A Continuing Political Relevance
Fundamental Human Rights In Nigeria: Myth Or Reality? (2)
Ship’s Crew Attempt To Sell Adulterated Diesel In Lagos
Massive Foreign Investments Needed For Economic Recovery —Teriba
We Stand By Allegations Against Amaechi — Integrity Group
Unemployed Nigerian Youths And Job Creation
Explosion Rocks Waste Management Firm In Koko
Can Both Presidents Leave The Country?
TETFUND Responsible For 60% Infrastructure Devt In Public Tertiary Institutions – Baffa
Entrepreneurs Plan Summit Tour Across Six Geo-political Zones
Poor Sleep, Gateway To Most Mental Illnesses
Pinnick: Why We’re Proposing 24 –team AFCON
Insecurity: Lagos Govt Cancels Vacation Classes
Quit Notice: Return Home, MASSOB Tells Igbo In North
APC Sues INEC Over Planned Recall Of Dino Melaye
Rented APC Members Demanding My Expulsion – Banire
Fuel Smuggling Booms As Traders Make N55 Per Litre — Investigations
IPOB Leader, Kanu Visits Anambra, Vows To Resist Islamisation
Naira Depreciates To N363.57/$ At NAFEX
North East: Nigerian Military Liberated Over 25 Towns During Jonathan, New Book Reveals
FG Releases Details Of Paris Club Refund To States
Quit Notice: Return In August, MASSOB Directs Igbo In The North
Breaking: PDP NEC Okays August 12 For Non-elective Convention
Madonna Asks Court To Block Auction Of Love Letter From Tupac Shakur
Final Winning Shot For Obaseki
P-Square, Yemi Alade Other Nigerian Musicians React To FG’s Proposed Ban On Shooting Music Videos Abroad
‘Apes’ Swings To Top Of US Box Office
Dazzling Looks Of Celebrities At AMAA 2017
Nigeria’ll Never Progress Without Restructuring —Atiku, Nwodo, Attah
We’ll Win LG Election For Ambode, Tinubu, Ajumale Assures
Why No Rational Igbo Man Will Support APC — Chekwas Okorie
Igbo Youths Blame Current Political Crises On Gowon, Other Military Leaders
Lagos Council Poll: I’ll Be First Female Chairman Of Eti Osa — Princess Adu
View All Chukwu: Rohr Needs NFF Backing To Succeed
Pinnick: Why We’re Proposing 24 –team AFCON
Collins Calls For Calm As AFN Election Rerun Holds
2019 AFCON: Cameroon Reaffirms Readiness To Host Despite Concerns
Aguero Going Nowhere Says Guardiola


Ikeme Grateful As Club Name Stand After Wolves Keeper
Nigerian Henty Joins Hungary’s Videoton From Lokomotiv Moscow
UCL: Ogu, Nwakaeme Fire Hapoel Be’er Sheva Through; Otubanjo Also Scores
Utaka Scores, Balogun In Action In Pre-Season Clash
Solanke Hopes To Make Liverpool History After Debut Goal
Hope Akpan Delighted With Burton Albion Move
Guardiola Confirms Iheanacho Is Close To Man City Exit
Chelsea Confirm Morata Agreement With Real Madrid
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