Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday August 21st 2017

Dear Reader, Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday August 21st 2017


Special courts to try hate speech cases, terrorists, kidnappers
PMAN to Minister of Information: Your action recipe for disaster
Hope as AGN holds peace congress in Enugu
Mitee sues FG over East/West road
High population, bane of Nigeria’s underdevelopment –Bamidele
Mugabe’s wife returns home pursued by South Africa assault allegation
Spain: Islamist terrorists planned major attack with 100 gas tanks
Police put up scores of roadblocks across northeast Spain on Sunday in hopes of capturing a fugitive…
Abia: PDP’s failure, APC’s gain –Destiny
Why opposition has no place in Akwa Ibom -Deputy gov
Why I want to govern Anambra -Ufodike
TSA: Shock greets FG’s failure to audit remittances
Stakeholders working to crash cooking gas price – Adesina, NLPGA president
282 ‘missing ships’: Oversight duty or vendatta?
Nigeria’s D’ Tigress secure first quarter-final slot
Lennox Lewis dubs Mayweather, McGregor fight a farce
NPFL: ABS dents Plateau United’s title hopes
Plateau United’s hopes of clinching this season’s Nigeria Professional Football League title suffered a setback following their…


Strike: ASUU zonal leaders meet to discuss FG’s offers today
12 killed in Lagos boat accident 
‘Strange disease’ in Kogi is gastroenteritis, says commissioner 
Smugglers of imported snakes disappear from custody 
Egwuekwe quits Finland for S’Africa 
Niger parents accuse state of diverting children’s WASSCE fees 
Gunmen assassinate Ortom’s aide 
Dangote driver arraigned for stealing N25m truck 
Presidency planning Dasuki treatment for me – Adoke 
Ogun couple torture, chain 11- year-old in toilet 
Police detain, arraign cab driver for passenger’s offence 
Forex: 700 BDCs under threat over low patronage 
Wike, Fayose, Ugwuanyi in Anambra for PDP congress 
What to know about gastroenteritis 
Naira reverses gain, closes at 370/dollar 
15 years of talking to the feigned deaf
Graduate defrauds business partners, lavishes proceeds on car, travels
Gunmen assassinate Ortom’s aide
Police detain, arraign cab driver for passenger’s offence
D’Tigress maul Egypt 106-72
Command nabs four cattle rustlers
How Uniport student killed my daughter for ritual –Father
Cultists attack mourners, kill one, injure seven in A’Ibom
Katsina police begin manhunt for five cattle rustlers
PDP, APC clash over restructuring
Bayelsa PDP warns against ploy to hijack party
PDP believes in restructuring – Adeyeye
Buhari’s health, politics taken too far – Mega Party
Military unitary constitution created problems for Nigeria – Yoruba leaders
Pro-Sheriff rep rejects Makarfi’s amnesty
5,000 fighters ready to evict Hausa, Yoruba —Niger Delta agitators
I’ve not spoken to Sheriff after Supreme Court judgment –Makarfi
Developer to showcase Eko Atlantic City in UK
Nine reasons to use direct debit for payments
Raw materials’ imports gulp N19.5tn in seven years
10 major events while Buhari was away
I rejected many other job offers to be a teacher –Fatima Oyekan
Egwuekwe quits Finland for S’Africa
Chelsea edge Spurs in Wembley thriller
Qatar insists W’Cup preparations not delayed
Eagles’ll beat Lions for Ikeme — Rohr
Ezenwa ready to stop Cameroon
Home teams dominate in NPFL
North America warms up for Monday’s total solar eclipse
‘Hitman’ bumps off ‘Logan’ to claim box-office lead
BREAKING: US comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91
Why men need relationship advice –Monalisa Chinda
There is a lot of pretence in music industry –Burna Boy
I’m often tempted to quit music –Eva Alordiah
Marriage has improved my creativity –Cobhams Asuquo
How to handle teeth grinding in children
64-year-old grandad donates kidney to three-year-old girl
FG moves to check excessive use of ascorbic acid in foods
Excessive weight can cause heart attack — Expert
Being single will kill you faster than obesity —Study
Two apps that can aid your memory
Six meditation apps for smartphones
Three tricks to record audio with smartphone
Eight reasons not to keep smartphones in bras, pockets
Redressing injustice in VAT sharing
New facts about sexuality couples must watch out for (I)
Basic things couples should know about joint account
Seven types of libidos
FG, states agree on special courts for hate speech, others


Yoruba take position on restructuring Sept. 7
Strike: ASUU’s demands unrealistic-Ezekwesili
Gunmen kill Ortom’s aide
Buhari’s return douses tension — IPAC
…Youths grumble in Kwara
PDP: Sheriff’s loyalists mull defection in Edo
Youths, women not keen in capital market
FG, states, LGs share N2.8tr in 6 months – NEITI
Nigeria out of $2.3tr market for lack of Halal certification agency – Mughal
VIDEO: How Osinbajo, others reacted to Buhari’s return
Baba Oyoyo: Nigerians celebrate President Buhari’s return
15 teenagers infected with rabies after gang raping donkey
Eleven feelings on PMB’s return
Grace Mugabe granted immunity after assault allegation
Barcelona attack: Terror cell had 120 gas canisters
SYRIA: ‘Western plots against me foiled but war not yet won’
Welcome Back Home, PMB
Nigeria’s woeful IAAF outing
Strike:Ex-minister calls for compromise between ASUU, FG
How northern humour inspires my comedy – Gospel Alhaji
Long-term diabetes complication: Liver inflammation raises cholesterol levels – Study
New study reveals late spread of breast cancer and backs key role of early diagnosis – Study
Youths, women not keen in capital market
FG, states, LGs share N2.8tr in 6 months – NEITI
Nigeria out of $2.3tr market for lack of Halal certification agency – Mughal
700 BDCs inactive due to low forex patronage – ABCON
Critical skills you need to develop to succeed in business


How Nigerian govt, states shared N2.56 trillion in six months – Report
Akwa Ibom State received the highest and Gombe the lowest among the 36 states of the federation.
UPDATED: Death toll rises to 12 in Lagos boat mishap
Nigerian judiciary not as corrupt as NBS report shows – NJC
NEC Approves Community Policing, Synergy Among Security Agencies
Major Health Stories This Week: Insufficient HIV Vaccines In Edo, Killer Kogi Disease Identified
Saraki Speaks On Buhari’s Return
INTERVIEW: How I’m Tackling Corruption In Nigerian Immigration Service – Comptroller General
Tinubu, PDP React To Buhari’s Return From London
Restructuring: APC, PDP Trade Tackles
NANS Speaks On Buhari’s Return, Wants Cabinet Reshuffle
Nigeria Has No Alternative To Buhari Now – NUPENG
Don’t Take Loan To Buy Ram For Sallah, Muslims Cautioned
ASUU’s Demands Unrealistic – Ezekwesili
Please Obey The Pope, Priest Begs Defiant Nigerian Catholic Worshippers
SPECIAL REPORT: Why Lassa Fever Is Still Prevalent In Nigeria Causing Several Deaths
How Redeemed Church successfully hosted millions of worshippers for a week 
ANALYSIS: Amid crisis, Nigeria’s newest political parties in heightened preparations for first polls INTERVIEW: How we convinced Jonathan to concede defeat to Buhari – Osita Chidoka
Police Arrest Four Cattle Rustlers In Ogun
UPDATED: Death Toll Rises To 12 In Lagos Boat Mishap
Restructuring: Yoruba Leaders To Hold Grand Rally September 7 
Bayelsa Govt Condemns Killing At APC Function
Edo Assembly Issues Ultimatum To Ex-deputy Speaker To Return Official Vehicles
Akwa Ibom Asks Residents To Fast On September 1 
South East Governors Forum Felicitates With Buhari On Return From UK
Nigerian Customs Intercepts Exotic Cars, Other Contrabands In Owerri
Anambra Governorship: UPP Chairman Backpedals, Lifts Suspension On Aspirants 
Local Govt Hq’s Electricity Disconnected For 4 Years Over N4.8 Million Debt
NCDC Counters Kogi Govt, Says Cause Of Strange Killer Disease Not Yet Identified
Buhari’s Return: Kogi Declares Public Holiday
Flood Sacks 100 Families In Yobe
PDP Floors APC, Wins Gombe Assembly Election
Borno Gets New Head Of Service Abdulkareem Haruna 
Pension Reform And The Legislative Do-Gooders, By Paddy Ezeala
Traditional Rulers And Party Politics, By Eric Teniola
Lagos Police And The Extortion Business, By ‘Tope Fasua 
Owning Africa’s Narrative In “Big Media”, By Uddin Ifeanyi
What Is Stomach Infrastructure?, By Tunji Light Ariyomo
The Real Issue About President Buhari’s Return, By Ademola Adesola
Kogi As Nigeria’s Health Metaphor, By Pius Adesanmi
Rashidi Yekini’s Daughter Reveals Plan For Nollywood
Tunde Eludini | August 20, 2017
“I cannot see myself coming to Nigeria to establish a business but I can see myself working in Nollywood.”
Kinky Natural Hair: How To Maintain It Without Worrying About Cost
Popular Abuja Night Club ‘The Bank’ Shuts Down Indefinitely 
An Unbending Hope: Mark Nwagwu’s “I Am Kagara” And The Nigerian Project
Nigerian League: MFM FC Cut Plateau United’s Lead
Marcos Alonso Helps Chelsea Win London Derby Against Tottenham
Nigeria Beat Benin Republic To CHAN Ticket
Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria Defeat DR 
Nigeria to host African Wrestling Championship, first time in 42 years
Nigeria’s Basketball team, D’Tigress, begin Afrobasket campaign on winning note
Spanish police kill five terror suspects
Saudi Arabia to open border, airports to Qatari pilgrims
10-year-old Indian rape victim delivers baby
Israel revokes Al Jazeera journalist’s press credentials


Two killed as insurgents ambush travellers
Shell flays illegal occupation of Belema oil facilities
EFCC recovers N329b from 10 marketers
BDCs lose ground to banks in forex sales
‘35 per cent of Ibadan residents hypertensive’
Federal, states, councils share N2.8tr in six months
Varsity teachers’ demands unrealistic, says Ezekwesili
Anxiety grips ministers over Buhari’s plans
Firm says no partnership with Jumia, Konga
Parents urge ASUU to suspend strike
UN: how to position youths for leadership
Sounding the death knell (1)
All hail Miss FUTA
Honour for UNIZIK’s former VC
Certificate is not enough, Brymo tells students
Tears, tributes for hotel fire victim
Aruna Quadri makes history at ITTF Bulgaria Open
Akhator Powers D’Tigress To Afrobasket Quarter Finals
NFF To Send Trained Nigerian Coaches Abroad
Barcelona Start with Victory on Emotional Night
Full-time: Tottenham 1-2 Chelsea
Our victory was an eye opener – D’Tigress
Buhari: Returning to an unfinished business
How PDP can regain power, by George
Ekiti needs Marshal Plan, says Oni
PSALM EBUBE Why I’m speaking for Boko Haram’s child victims
Ojams out with Obimo
Felabration debuts at Notting Hill
Can staphylococcus lead to infertility?
LSACA warns people living with HIV against flouting laws
Minister leads experts on VVF repair mission


US FAA Begins Audit of Nigeria’s Aviation Industry
12 Dead, Scores Missing as Boat Capsizes in Lagos
Niger Gov: Buhari’s Return, Blow to Mischief Makers
Arewa Youths Want Kanu Arrested over Hate Speech
NJC Rejects NBS Report on Judiciary as Second Most Corrupt Institution
Kogi Health Commissioner Blames Gastroenteritis for Death of Scores in State
Adoke Accuses Presidency, EFCC of Plot to Abduct Him
NEITI: FG, States, LGs Shared N2.8tn in First Half of 2017
Osinbajo Orders IG to Commence Community Policing
Yoruba Leaders to Hold Rally in Ibadan
Residents Flee Lekki Communities in Lagos as Feudal Crisis Looms
$12,000 up for Grabs as Chamberlain Squash Open Begins
Nine Dead, Scores Missing as Boat Capsizes in Lagos
SPDC Raises the Alarm over Illegal Occupation of Belema Oil, Gas Facilities
LG Polls: Emmanuel Cautions against Blackmail, Terrorism
Shell Raises the Alarm over Safety Risks from Illegal Occupation of…
Abia Oil Producing Communities Decry Neglect
BDCs Seek Exchange Rate Review
Firm Unveils New App to Boost Agricultural Yields
Heritage Bank Supports Reality Show for Budding Entrepreneurs
Caverton Wins Chevron Contract for Helicopter Services
Ex-PDP Chieftains Give Party Conditions for Return 
Bakare Calls Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, Yar’Adua Colonial Masters 
Violence as PDP Wins Gombe State Constituency By-Election 
Abuja Millennium Tower: A Monument Abandoned to Its Fate
Supporting Communities Through CSR
The Gods are Not to Blame: Between the Ooni of Ife and His Olori
About Billionaire Mohammed Indimi’s Fairy Tale 70th Birthday in Madrid
Moses Shines as Chelsea Spoils Spurs’ Wembley Opener
Pillars, Falcons Win Conference Six Playoffs
Lennox Lewis Calls Mayweather v McGregor Fight a ‘Farce’
Asuka Retains Title as Roode Loses Belt to Mclntyre
Qatar Says ‘No Delays’ on World Cup 2022 Preparations
Plateau Utd Slips as MFM FC Closes in on the NPFL Title


Thinking Nigeria
Deadly Neighbour: 23-yr-old Defiles, Murders, Mutilate 8-yr-old Girl
Anambra Will Show PDP Is Back – Prof ABC Nwosu
Moses, Mikel, Balogun Back For Cameroon — Rohr
Dialogue: N’Delta Monarchs, Leaders Divided Over Appointments By Militants
FG Refinances Debt And Adds More Loans
Why We Are Equipping Stockbrokers For International Trading — CIS President
Issues Before Buhari
NSE Assures Of Safety Of Investments
Diamond Bank To Train 50 Budding Nigerian Entrepreneurs
IYC To Buhari: Don’t Snub N’Delta, IPOB Agitations, Restructuring
No Point Forcing Enyeama To Play For Eagles — Shorunmu
Ilashe Boat Mishap: 12 Die, 4 Rescued As LASG Blames Overloading, Illegal Jetty Operation
Caverton Secures 5-year Logistics Contract With Chevron
Kwese Premier Basketball: Pillars, Falcons Win Conference Six Playoffs
I’ll Defeat Okowa In 2019 — Okotie
LASG Shuts Oko-Baba Plank Market Over Security Threat
IYC To Buhari: Don’t Snub N’Delta, IPOB Agitations, Restructuring
Ilashe Boat Mishap: 12 Die, 4 Rescued As LASG Blames Overloading, Illegal Jetty Operation
As Buhari Resumes PDP, Afenifere, Youth Groups Renew Demand For Restructuring
Aiteo Refutes Allegation Of Corrupt Relationship With Diezani Alison-Madueke
Malabo Deal Fallout: Presidency, EFCC Plotting To Abduct Me — Adoke
FG Pension Liabilities To Rise By N20bn With Exemption Of Paramilitary From CPS
FG, 36 States, FCT Share N2.56trn In 6 Months
Nigeria’s Debt Reaching Critical Levels — NEITI
Arewa Youths To Buhari: Don’t Just Bark; Bite Troublemakers
Health Watch: About Time You And Your Man Had An MOT!
Searching For Love?
Caught In The Pregnancy Trap By Gold-digger!
Infidelity: My Romance With Death (2)
What Should I Expect At Menopause?
Jerry Lewis, Comedy Legend Dies At 91
I Will Rather Be Babymama Than Live With Heartbreak — Sylvia Ukaatu
Nollywood Divas Explain Why They Are Turning Babymamas
I Prefer Early Morning Sex — Amara Maduka, Actress
Marriage Doesn’t Guarantee Anything Anymore —Biola Ige
Anambra Will Show PDP Is Back – Prof ABC Nwosu
Issues Before Buhari
Ekiti APDA Suspends State Chairman
Wike, Fayose, Ugwuanyi Storm Anambra For PDP Ward Congress
There Will Be No Election In The Whole Of Biafra Land, IPOB Insists
Nigeria Wins Bid To Host 2018 Africa Wrestling Championship
ABS Thrash League Leader, Plateau Utd 2-0


IPOB recants on Anambra governorship
Gani Adams enjoins monarchs to promote culture
APC lauds NASS on tenement rates approval for AMAC
NAWOJ FCT rolls out election timetable
PDP Youths laud convention for extending Makarfi’s tenure
Osun commences all year round farming through solar-powered irrigation
FG sets up task force to curb piracy, others
Retired police officers commend NASS
Agriculture, mainstay of any vibrant economy—Niger FADAMA Coordinator
PDP to bounce back to presidency in 2019, Says Information Commissioner
Austria joins Germany in condemning Erdogan interference
Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists
Which is Nigeria’s major tribe?
UPP Chairman dies as fracas mars Anambra guber primaries
PDP, FCT residents welcome Buhari


Hon Egunjobi – MFM FC Have Been A Blessing To Agege People
Okagbare Fourth In Birmingham, Set For Diamond League Brussels Final
Lobi Stars’ Okpotu Speaks After Hattrick: There’s Enough Games For Me To Reach 20-Goal Mark
Ten-Man Real Madrid Ease Past Deportivo La Coruna
Yusuf: CHAN Eagles Work In Progress, Will Use WAFU Cup To Shape Up
Rohr: Mikel, Moses, Ighalo’s Experience Will Be Key To Eagles’ Win Vs Cameroon
Neymar Scores Brace As PSG Spank Toulouse

Alu Azege

Alu Azege is a broadcast journalist. Creating multimedia content for social causes, a communication and strategic planner, a Public Relation's manager and Public image maker.

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