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Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday July 19th 2017

19 July 2017 News Newspaper Headlines


Dear Reader, Below are the Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday July 19th 2017. Stay informed.

NATION

Customs seizes N372m contraband in Imo
Governor forfeits N500m as states get N243b refund
Fed Govt targets N1.8tr from VAT
PDP convention holds Aug. 12
Melaye: Stop INEC, Kogi APC tells court
Buhari committed to peaceful, developed Niger Delta, says Boroh
‘Lagos to join Odu’a Group’
Paris Club refund windfall excites labour, ASUU, others
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
Neymar Accepts €222-million PSG Deal
Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix: Okagbare, Egwero lead Team Nigeria To Victory
Juve unveils £3.7million state of the art Head Quarters
International Badminton Classics: Egbeyemi drills Nigerian players
Riot act for ladies on the golf course


I’m very happy’: Ronaldo confirms 4th child on the way
Szczesny arrives Italy for Juventus medical
Does Senate have role in recall?
APGA ‘ll retain power in Anambra, says Ochije
‘We expect Nwobodo to conduct credible primary’
Tony Benson for O’jez’ ‘Elders Forum’
FG to boost creative industry with $1m Venture Capital
‘The Voice Nigeria’ blind auditions winds down
Phcs and budget politics
NAPON decries shortage of perioperative nurses in Nigeria
Forensic Medicine: Questionable injuries are not acts of God (1)

*SUN*

MASSOB sets aside August for mass return of Igbo from North
Ugwuanyi appoints 3 commissioner nominees
Alleged money laundering: Turaki gets N500m fresh bail
Restructuring: l’m disappointed in APC –Izuogu
Why PDP could not implement 2014 confab report – Okonkwo
Anambra guber: Group begins aspirants’ profiling
‘Reasons FG needs to support telecoms industry’
Truecaller indicts telcos over spam calls, messages
DSO: Review operating business model, ITS boss tells FG
Russia 2018: Cameroon’ll be under pressure not Eagles —NFF
…Says Rohr has promised to swim, sink with team 
Nwobodo, Ugwuanyi hail authors of book on Rangers
CAF confirms moving AFCON to June
CONFEDERATION of African Football president Ahmad confirmed that a new format and timing is being sought for… 
PDP sacks Sheriff’s men

THISDAY

In Second Tranche, Bayelsa, Delta, Kano Get Highest Paris Club Refunds
• FG releases N243.8bn to 36 states and FCT 
INEC Tackles Judge over Melaye’s Recall
CBN Extends Support to Skye Bank by One Year
Police Dispel Death Rumours of Abducted Igbonla Boys
NEITI Warns Nigeria’s Economic Distress Could Persist
37 Reportedly Killed in Fresh Farmers, Herdsmen Clash in Kaduna
Osinbajo: Nigeria Aiming to Be Among 16 Largest Economies
NNPC Enlists Halliburton’s Innovation to Quicken Inland Basin Oil Search
FIRS Projects N1.8trn VAT Revenue for 2017
DPR Denies It Cost FG $6bn During Asset Sales by IOCs
Former Governors Caution against Separatist Agitations
Confirmation: Go to Court, Senate Dares Presidency
Neconde Targets Evacuation of 60,000bpd of Crude by Barges
Experts Advocate A Generation of Peace-building Leaders for Africa
Military Liberated over 25 Towns under Jonathan, New Book Reveals
Crisis in Imo APC as NWC, Okorocha Head for Showdown
Ex-Jigawa Gov, Turaki Gets Fresh N500m Bail
Ganduje Has Already Lost 2019 Election, Kwankwaso Tells Tinubu
BoI, Ebonyi to Fast-track Industrialisation with New N4bn Deal
Trinity House Celebrates Anniversary
Rights Group Asks Osinbajo to Rescue Kidnapped Lagos Students
Three Policemen Arrested for Chaining Man to Generator
Police, Air Force Clash in Delta
JTF Continues Manhunt for Army Officer’s Killers in N’Delta
Fayemi, Ngige Deny Receiving Double Salaries
Lawmaker: Call for Restructuring Game Plan of Opposition Political Party
Makarfi Victory: Andy Uba Dismisses Rumours of Returning to PDP
House Adjourns in Honour of Late Wammako
APC Members Protest at Alausa, Demand Banire’s Expulsion
Police Deploy 30,000 Cops to Cover Lagos LG Elections
Sokoto Uncovers 706 Fake Students, Saves N30m
Nigeria Spent N428bn on Wheat, Sorghum Imports in 2015, Says CBN Governor
UK Boosts Security at IDP Camps
65% of Nigerian Schools Lack Electricity
Creation of Climate Agency Waste of Resources, Says NiMet DG
JULY 19 PRICE LIST FOR MUTUAL FUNDS, REITS and ETFS
CLICK TO DOWNLOAD DAAR Communications Records N2.14bn Operating Loss
Abuja Pioneer publicly-quoted broadcast group, DAAR Communications Plc has declared an operating loss of N2.139… 
Experts Offer Recipe for Sustainable Economic Recovery for Nigeria
Fidelity Bank Raises International Spend Limit on Naira Cards
Flour Mills Raises Stake in Rom Oil Mills
Nigeria’s GDP to Hit $3.3 Trillion in 2050, Says PwC
Holcim to Wind up Nigerian Company
What Next for Ize-Iyamu 
Peter Obi at 56 
PDP to Hold Non-elective Convention Aug 12 
A Bloody Clash
Ambode’s Rescue Model
‘Presidency Underestimated “Anti-Anti-Corruption” Elements in the Senate’
Embracing Society’s Rejects
Organisers Name Kanu, Asare as Judges for Freestyle Football
NPFL: Akande Counting His Blessings as Rivers Utd, Sunshine Clash
Rabiu Ali Declared VAT Wonder Goal His Wedding Gift
Dortmund Insists Aubameyang Not for Sale
Okagbare, Egwero Lead Team Nigeria to Victory
Transfer: Barca Rejects PSG’s £190m Bid for Neymar
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
Police Dispel Death Rumours of Abducted Igbonla Boys

*DAILY TRUST*

Halliburton joins NNPC in search for inland oil basins
Dogara: $5bn spent on generators annually unacceptable
Police vow clampdown as IPOB plans attack on campaign rallies ahead of Anambra polls
PDP approves August 12 for convention
I was not invited for PDP meetings — Sheriff
PDP chieftains renew battle for chair
Halliburton joins NNPC in search for inland oil basins
Etisalat Nigeria now 9mobile – CEO
Dogara: $5bn spent on generators annually unacceptable
Did you know that jihad is in the Bible?
Destination North-East
Not Northern, not Christian, not elders
TANZANIA: Worshippers swept away in river baptism
RUSSIA: Jehovah’s Witnesses banned
CAMEROON: 30 missing after army boat capsizes
Nigeria richest in Africa but has the most girls out of school, says Malala
JAMB donate 100 computers to juvenile home in Kaduna
Jigawa to establish 216 mass literacy centres
Human activities increase mercury in environment – FG
FG to issue N150bn green bonds on projects
One dead, 2,000 displaced by flood in Katsina
Labour unions suspend indefinite strike in Nasarawa
Pensioners protest non-payment of arrears, barricade road in Benin
FG committed to enforcement of Factories Act
How bill on compulsory treatment of gunshot victims clashed with ACJA
CJN, experts spotlight legal ethics at SANs’ event, others
S/Court justice charges women judges on integrity of judiciary
NHIS crisis: CSOs call for due process
NAFDAC arrests 4 men in Aba for revalidating beverages
Is birth asphyxia a problem?
ANC presidential candidate urges Mpumalanga Ray Phiri musical theatre
IFC and WFP Collaborate to Finance Smallholder Farmers in Rwanda and Tanzania
Directors write exams to fill 20 permsec slots
Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri
PDP chieftains renew battle for chair
Anambra gov’ship: Ekwueme, Ohanaeze, zone seat to Obiano’s district
Flood kills 3, destroys houses in Abuja

*PREMIUM TIMES*

Nigerian govt releases details of Paris club payment to states (FULL DETAILS)
The latest payment is the second tranche of the refunds to the states.
After major meetings, PDP opts for non-elective convention
It’s official: Etisalat Nigeria formally announces 9mobile as new name
It’s Official: NYSC Confirms Resumption Date For Batch A Stream 2 Corps Members
Top Boko Haram Leader, Three Others Surrender – Nigerian Army
Lagos APC Crisis: Protesters Demand Expulsion Of National Legal Adviser Muiz Banire From Party
Stop Attacking My Officials, FRSC Corps Marshal Warns Police, Other Aggressors
EXCLUSIVE: NYSC Fixes Orientation Date For Stream 2 Batch A Corp Members
Peter Okoye Of P-Square Mocks Group Calling For His Arrest
Nigeria Must Clarify Businesses Foreigners Can Engage In – Minister
$5 Billion Nigerians Spend On Generators Annually Unacceptable – Dogara
You Can’t Travel Abroad, Court Tells Jonathan’s Aide Accused Of N5.1 Billion Fraud
Media Owners Stifle National Interest In News Coverage – Iredia
Nigeria Aiming To Be Among 16 Largest Economies – Osinbajo
PHOTO STORY: Osinbajo arrives Sokoto INTERVIEW: Why PDP will win Ifelodun in Lagos council poll – Chairmanship candidate 
FEATURE: Pastor Adeboye, his wife, and their romantic messages, By Bisi Daniel
ANALYSIS: PDP Crisis: The Tasks Before Makarfi INTERVIEW: How LAUTECH crisis can be resolved 
Lagos Lawmaker Is Dead
Lagos APC Crisis: Court Refuses To Void Primaries For Council Elections
Lagos Govt. Denies ‘Ikeja ICT Mall’, Insists On Relocating Computer Village South West
No More Automatic Promotion For Edo Workers – Gov. Obaseki
NDDC Rice Mill Will Help End Rice Importation – Minister
Calabar Tank Explosion Death Toll Rises To 11 
Widow Appeals For Help To Recover Infant Children Allegedly Sold By Traffickers 
NDLEA Destroys Illicit Drugs Worth N250 Million
Rain Washes Away Bridge, Cuts Off Local Govt In Plateau
Police Rescue Kidnapped Pastor, Arrest Nine Suspects 
Farmers Commence Cultivation In Communities Liberated From Boko Haram
Poor Funding Affecting Nigeria’s Great Green Wall Project
Irate Youths Attack Rescue Workers At Maiduguri Bomb Blast Scene 
Alleged N36 Billion Fraud: Another Court Grants Ex-fugitive Governor Bail
Sokoto Uncovers 706 ‘ghost Students’, Saves N29 Million
Flood Kills One, Displaces 2,000 People In Katsina – Official North West

Kill Not Too Young To Run Bill? Not So Fast, By Ukachi Chukwu
Five Life Lessons From The Mortuary And The Cemetery, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo
2018 Agriculture Budget: Setting The Agenda, By Eze Onyekpere 
1962 State Of Emergency: Awo’s Reply (2), By Eric Teniola
Nigeria Does Not Need More Prayers, By Frederick Adetiba
Matters Arising From The Recent Lagos APC Primaries, By Gbolahan Akintunde
In Support Of Broadcasting For Peace, By Lauratu Abdul Salam
Nigeria Advancing In Theatre, Stage Performance – Lai Mohammed
Senegalese Movie, Felicite, Tops 2017 AMAA Awards Winners List
JUST IN: Armed Robbers Attack Top Nigerian Actors, Odunlade Adekola, Mr. Latin 
Protesting Workers Shut Down CAC Over Salary Arrears
UBA Offloads 2.09 Billion Shares On Nigeria Stock Exchange
We’ve Recovered N60bn Debt, Stabilized Skye Bank, Says CEO Abiru
It’s Official: Etisalat Nigeria Formally Announces 9mobile As New Name News Reports
Barcelona Earn 708 Million Euros Last Season
Nigeria League Review: FC Ifeanyi Ubah Win Oriental Derby
Eight Dead, 49 Injured In Senegal Stadium Stampede
Cash-strapped Zimbabwe Needs $274 Million For 2018 Election
Danish court sentences man to 14 days in prison for begging
Iranian parliament passes bill aimed at countering ‘American terrorism’
Al Aqsa Mosque closure: 50 Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli police
Diplomatic property: Russia says ready to retaliate

*NIGERIAN PILOT*

NIGERIA’S OIL SAVINGS CAN’T FUND 20% 2017 BUDGET – NEITI
Anambra guber: You can’t stop the poll, police fires back at… 
States receive another tranche of Paris Club refund
Anambra guber: You can’t stop the poll, police fires back at IPOB
Taraba Crisis: Group writes Osinbajo, indicts Gov Ishaku, speaker
APC calls for arrest of P-square for “insulting” federal government
South-West Think Tank: Restructure Nigeria along regional lines
UN commends Osinbajo’s handling of Bakassi crisis
Family drags hospital to Senate over post-natal death, seeks N50m compensation
Prisons: NGO decries inhuman treatment of inmates, says 900 died last year
UN decries killing of 97 Nigerians over boat levy
Boko Haram wounded, not dead yet – US Envoy
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
Billly Crystal suffers injury after violent sneeze
Peter Okoye clap back at APC, over call for his arrest Based On Abroad Video Ban
High Court orders temporary seizure of hotel allegedly built with N53.7m fraud money
Four arrested for relabeling beverages with new expiry dates
Ed Sheeran Deletes Twitter account
Wednesday Update on Twist of Fate
Bimbo Akintola: I have no beauty regime, I’m one of the…
Ban on music production abroad: Your family members are studying abroad–…
‘Mission Impossible’ actor, Martin Landau, dies at 89
Doris Simeon to celebrities: Keep your private life off social media,…
70 per cent of Nigerian celebrities are on drugs, says Okey…
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
Wemblidon Open: I can play till 40 – Federer
Arsenal told to pay £80million for Lemar
Gov Ayade abandons Eddie Bekom family as FCT SWAN Mourn
Okpotu close in on 65th NPFL goal
CAF plans 24-team AFCON

*PUNCH*

Sheriff: PDP orders Makarfi to raise disciplinary panel
LASG to connect Ikorodu with Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 
Adeleke secures release of 200 prison inmates 
CJ assigns suit on Buhari’s health to judge 
Stop giving babies water, govt tells mothers 
NHIS boss ran agency like his private enterprise — HMCAN 
Paris Club refund: States get N243.7bn 
Nasarawa police rescue director, others from kidnappers’ den 
Scores feared dead in fresh Southern Kaduna clashes 
Sanchez not for sale — Wenger 
We won’t miss Rooney, say United’s Nigerian fans 
Lagos Assembly loses lawmaker 
Ife varsity fraud: Students’ protests shameful 
Policemen chain suspect to generator over ATM card
Ogun doctor detains grieving mother after death of newborn twins 
We were brainwashed, say repentant Boko Haram terrorists
The Nigerian zoo story 
Nigeria’s oil revenue savings among lowest globally – NEITI 
Police nab man who stabbed son in neck, stomach 
Nursing student injured in Makurdi gas explosion 
What should FG do to insulate economy from oil price volatility? 
N179.5m debt: Yari has ruined my company, says German 
Understanding infertility in humans (2) 
Constituents demand Banire’s expulsion, APC seeks death threat probe 
FIRS generates N1.78tn in six months, targets N1.8tn VAT 
My mum’s prayer was answered when I became gov – Ajimobi 
Police warn IPOB against attacking Anambra campaign rallies 
Group inaugurates Lamido presidential campaign in Kogi
Abducted Lagos pupils are fine, says CP 
N5.1bn fraud: Court rejects Jonathan’s aide bid to travel abroad 
The Nigerian zoo story
NHIS boss’ suspension: Health minister to appear before Reps July 27
Desire to travel to Dubai led us into kidnapping —Suspects
Nigeria moves to increase contraceptive uptake among women
Workers’ strike paralyses business activities at CAC
LASG to connect Ikorodu with Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Paris Club refund: States get N243.7bn
Nigeria’s oil revenue savings among lowest globally – NEITI
Sheriff: PDP orders Makarfi to raise disciplinary 
Nasarawa police rescue director, others from kidnappers’ den
Ogun doctor detains grieving mother after death of newborn twins
Police nab man who stabbed son in neck, stomach
Nursing student injured in Makurdi gas explosion
Abducted Lagos pupils are fine, says CP
28 suspected kidnappers nabbed, 21 victims rescued
Excavator accident claims three at new Owerri market site
Robbers attack Abuja resident by police checkpoint
Group inaugurates Lamido presidential campaign in Kogi
Defectors should forget Anambra APC gov ticket, says Moghalu
Ohanaeze, Ekwueme, Ezeife, others back Obiano’s zone for gov
You’re ignorant of court ruling, Akeredolu tells Abraham
30,000 policemen, others set for Lagos LG election
I won’t quit APC, says Uba
Prove pension allegation or get sued, Fayemi tells SERAP
FIRS generates N1.78tn in six months, targets N1.8tn VAT
ICAO, Singapore, AIB revive Nigeria’s investigation laboratory
Customs CG warns banks against sabotaging e-auction system
New trading name represents Nigeria’s heritage – 9Mobile
NNPC, Halliburton search for crude in sedimentary basins
Bodies of couple missing for 75 years found
Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend pregnant with fourth child
Germans intensify Ujah chase, City drop Iheanacho
Okagbare, Egwero show their class at Warri Relays
US Open to break $50m prize barrier
Spanish football chief arrested
StarTimes promises Manchester derby
Malala calls for state of emergency for education in Nigeria
Never again, vows JSS1 student who confessed to exam malpractice
UniAbuja wants herdsmen banned from campus, hostels
82% students in Adeleke University on scholarship – Pro-chancellor
UNIAFRICA kicks off in September
WAEC withholds 214, 952 WASSCE results
More artistes react to proposed ban on music videos
Five facts about Félicité, the film that dominated AMAA 2017 awards
Devil is a liar and I’m going nowhere – Halima Abubakar
R. Kelly denies holding women captive
FG announces $1m venture capital to boost music, film, others
Winter is here: ‘Game of Thrones’ begins season seven
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 tips to keep children safe online
Nigeria should adopt blockchain for payments – Digital Encode
Emirates expands free in-flight Wi-Fi offering
Coscharis brings mobile school to Nigeria
Ife varsity fraud: Students’ protests shameful
Don’t want to die young? Watch over your manhood!
If your partner does any of these six things, break up immediately!
Why men are irresistibly drawn to breasts
Paris Club refund: States get N243.7bn
FIRS generates N1.78tn in six months, targets N1.8tn VAT

*VANGUARD*

Anambra Guber: Ohanaeze, Monarchs Endorse North For Second Tenure
NFF To Hire Foreign Goalkeeper’s Trainer
Search For Militants: Women, Children Trapped In Delta Forest
Late Passage Of Budget By N-Assembly Killing Economy —Obaseki
Police Arrest Mother, Son Over Alleged Murder Of Sibling
Ali Describes VAT Wonder Goal As Wedding Gift
$19trn INTERNET OF THINGS: How Nigeria’s Smart City, Cashless Policies Can Benefit
Powers, Achievements, And Failings Of The Nigeria Police: Need For Urgent Attention(3)
Why No Rational Igbo Man Will Support APC — Chekwas Okorie
Igbo Youths Blame Current Political Crises On Gowon, Other Military Leaders
DR. ODIKPO: Testimony To Benefits Of Good Advice, Perseverance
Russia 2018: Ikeme Vows To Be In Goal For Nigeria
Scores Killed In Renewed Southern Kaduna Violence
NNPC, Halliburton Intensify Search For Oil In Inland Basins
Police Infringing On My Rights, Businessman Cries Out
Theft And Misery: Will This Always Be Nigeria’s Story?
Plateau State Tertiary Institutions Reject Proposed New Pension Scheme
APC Sues INEC Over Planned Recall Of Dino Melaye
Rented APC Members Demanding My Expulsion – Banire
Insecurity: Lagos Govt Cancels Vacation Classes
Fuel Smuggling Booms As Traders Make N55 Per Litre — Investigations
Quit Notice: Return Home, MASSOB Tells Igbo In North
IPOB Leader, Kanu Visits Anambra, Vows To Resist Islamisation
Naira Depreciates To N363.57/$ 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
I Was A Bit Hard On My Daughter
My Ex No Longer Wants To See Our Kids
Hubby Wants Me To Be In The Driving Seat- I’m Scared!
Scared My Ex Would Make My Nude Pictures Public
My Friend Was Angry I Dated The Ex She Didn’t Want
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
Movie Stars, Diplomats, Others Celebrate Abraham Nwankwo With ‘Tatu’ Premiere
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
How We Settled Surulere APC Crisis — Olaribigbe, Vice-chairman
Lagos Council Poll: ‘APC Unfair To Women This Time Around’
SPORTS
View All NFF To Hire Foreign Goalkeeper’s Trainer
Ali Describes VAT Wonder Goal As Wedding Gift
Russia 2018: Ikeme Vows To Be In Goal For Nigeria
Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix: Okagbare, Egwero Lead Team Nigeria To Victory
Freestyle Football Final: Organisers Name Kanu, Asare As Judges

*COMPLETE SPORTS*

Neymar ‘Happy’ At Barca Despite €222m PSG Interest
La Liga New Season Fixures Release On Hold Over Arrest Of Spanish FA Boss
Okagbare, Amusan, Egwero Win At Warri Athletics Meet
Conte Signs New Two-Year Chelsea Deal
8 Nigerian Players Who Have Found New Homes In Turkey, Belgium
Onigbinde Backs CAF’s Plan For AFCON Expansion
Lucas Joins Lazio, Ends10-Year Illustrious Liverpool Career
Pre-season: Success Starts As Watford Beat Viktoria Plzen
West Ham Sign Hart From Man City
Bakayoko: I’ll Form Beautiful Partnership With Kante At Chelsea
Lawal: No Big Deal Losing At ‘Fun’ Star Sixes Tourney
Zamalek Boss Blasts Ohawuchi, Youssef And Teammates For Defeat To Ajayi’s Al Ahly


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