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Newspaper Headlines For Tuesday August 29th 2017

29 August 2017 News


Dear beloved, Below are today’s newspaper headlines for Tuesday August 29th 2017

VANGUARD

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of N7.6bn Recovered From Diezani
Strike: FG, ASUU Meet Today
Notice Of Quit: Igbo Groups Urge Arewa Youths To Assist Army In Fighting Boko Haram
Students Admitted Without Post-UTME Did Not Meet Unilorin Standard — Mgt
Customs Officers Dismissed Over 661 Rifles Imported Into Nigeria
Naira Stable As CBN Injects $250m
Eid-il-Kabir: FG Declares Friday, Monday Holidays
Mikel, Akpeyi, Ezenwa, Ighalo Hit Uyo From Abuja
The Yoruba And The Quest For True Federalism In Nigeria
Battle Of Uyo: Eagles Optimistic Of Victory, Says Yusuf
Why Igbo Youths Are Very Angry — Obiozor (II)
Life Returns To Lake Chad Island Despite Boko Haram Threat
JAMB And The Politics Of Cut-off Marks By Reuben Abati
Yakassai, Waku, Tsav, Others Want FG To Rein In Nnamdi Kanu
Any Policeman Arrested For Extortion’ll Be Dismissed — Abia CP
Owerri Market Demolition: It Was A Joint Operation — Army PRO
Anambra 2017: Tony Who?
Food Prices Hit 8-yr High, As Buhari Tasks Economic Team
PROBE: How Fayemi Deducted N18bn From N163bn Allocation — Witness
Moses Confirms Availability For Uyo Battle Against Cameroon
Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of N7.6bn Recovered From Diezani
FG To Save N3trn From Localisation Of Raw Materials, Others — Onu
PANDEF/PNDPC Face-off: NIDCA Describes Parties As ‘stomach Activists,’
Food Prices Hit 8-yr High, As Buhari Tasks Economic Team
Breaking: Nollywood Actor, Obi Madubogwo Is Dead
Lagos Ready To Emerge As Hub For Tourism, Entertainment In Africa – Ambode
Singer, Annjay, Expands Ventures
Critics Force Celebrities To Live Fake Lives, Andrianna Adebiyi Declares
Money Has More Value Than Talent As A Nigerian Artiste — Brianjo
Why Igbo Youths Are Very Angry — Obiozor (II)
Anambra 2017: Tony Who?
Keep Your Word, Nwobodo Tells APC Aspirants
Join Me In The Campaign To Win Anambra Election, Obaze Begs Ifeanyi Uba, Others
Obaze Defeats Ifeanyi Uba, Others To Emerge PDP Flag-bearer In Anambra Guber
We’ll Sort Out Goalkeeper Problem — Rohr
Cameroon Keep Sealed Lips Over Travel Plans

*DAILY TRUST*

University of Ilorin gets new VC
Flood: Ortom urges FG to release ecological fund
Olubadan visits major markets to affirm sole kingship in Ibadanland
I’m not a politician, Olubadan tells Ajimobi
Suit to remove APDA’s chair suffers setback
Tambuwal visits Sule Lamido, says loyalty to APC unshaken
Telecom operators demand 100% increase in call, data tariffs
Inflation down as food prices hit 8-year high – NBS
‘Prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene fell in July’
EFCC board member denies link with corruption
The President has no power to restructure Nigeria – Lawyer
We hope to discover another Oscar winner like Lupita – MTV Shuga producer
Brittle Paper Literary Award announces shortlist
2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize opens for entries September 1
Pneumonia, rheumatism worry Jos residents living on rocks
Researchers develop test that could detect cancer before symptoms starts
Lagos launches disaster, disease outbreak prevention tech
United States and Ghana Promote Seed Sector Development
US legislators meet N/Assembly leaders
Diezani forfeits N7.6 billion to FG
US legislators meet N/Assembly leaders
Charly Boy leads protest for Diezani’s extradition
Fire razes female hostel at Plateau State Polytechnic
Eid el-Kabir: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

*NATION*

Diezani loses N7.6b loot
Inflation drops to 16.05, says NBS
Southeast/Southsouth governors vote for Nigeria’s unity, greatness
Lawmaker, others injured as governor’s, senator’s supporters clash
Olubadan to Ajimobi: I’m not a politician
Boko Haram: Escapee recounts orderal in Sambisa forest
Fed Govt, U.S. congressmen discuss security, humanitarian issues
Unilorin commends FG over re-instatement of post-UTME
Fire razes Plateau poly female hostel
Nigerians are stellar students at U.S.-based Bowie University – officials
Ekiti community partners American university on scholarship
LAUTECH to end strike in days, VC assures
NOA, UNIABUJA to start certificate course
Ritman varsity students win women debate
D’Tigress Triumph: Basketball fan names baby after Evelyn Akhator
Liverpool agree club record deal for Keita
Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on African Basketball victory
Dalung to receive D’Tigress as team await visit to Buhari
Dembele Pens €105m Five-year Barcelona Deal
Victorious D’Tigress to arrive Lagos today
Elite School boss wants partnership on grassroots football development
George, Daniel, Adeniran: Who becomes PDP chairman?
‘I won’t accept dictation from foes’
Atiku and the PDP gambit
Basketmouth, Chipukeezy to co-host AFRIMMA 2017
EUCHARIA ANUNOBI AND REMI SURUTU: A case for more advocacy movies
Former FRCN boss extols late Danmaraya Jos
‘How to treat infertility with herbs’
Top reasons to eat Walnuts
Mimosa, dozens of benefits from Sensitive Plant

*PREMIUM TIMES*

Obaze emerges PDP candidate for Anambra election
Some aspirants alleged fraud in the PDP primaries.
Nigeria Police lied, my resignation followed due process – Senator
Buhari pleased with economic state of Nigeria
Charly Boy Leads Protest To EFCC, Wants Diezani Extradited
Buhari Govt Will Not Stifle The Press – Minister
Fire Completely Destroys Plateau Polytechnic Female Hostel
Extortion: Nigeria Immigration Bans Cash Payments At Passport Offices
More Nigerians Likely To Go Blind Except…- Group
Documentation, Preservation, Key Challenges To Hausa Literature – Professor Furniss
Nigeria To Establish Commodities’ Certification Centres – Ogbeh
My Husband Plans To Sell Our Child To Pay My Dowry, Wife Tells Court
Nigeria Govt Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays
BREAKING: UNILORIN Gets New Vice Chancellor
Eight-member U.S. Congressional Delegation Visit Nigeria Over Boko Haram, Others
SPECIAL REPORT: Livelihood Of Lagos Fishing Community Cut Off By Govt’s Land Reclamation Project
INVESTIGATION: Corruption, Extortion Reign At Nigeria Immigration Passport Offices (Concluding Part)
Osun Doctors Issue 21-day Ultimatum For Indefinite Strike
INEC Approves September 30 For Lagos Bye-election
Police Arrest 13 Suspected Killers Of Ogun Monarch 
NIMASA DG Offers N500,000 Reward For Arrest Of Murder Suspect Who Escaped From Police Custody 
Obaze Emerges PDP Candidate For Anambra Election
Anambra Governorship: Stella Oduah Alleges Irregularities In PDP Primaries
Anambra Election: Irate Aspirant Withdraws From PDP Primary Over Irregularities 
Fire Outbreak: Plateau Polytechnic Shuts Down Campus
Fire Completely Destroys Plateau Polytechnic Female Hostel
Governor Ahmed Approves Release Of N937 Million To Kwara Contractors 
Woman Held By Boko Haram For Three Years Narrates Ordeal
Rapists On Rampage In Borno IDP Camp, Victims Say
Sallah: Ram Sellers Lament Low Patronage 
Liberalising The Metering Industry: Regulatory And Policy Considerations, By Odion Omonfoman
To Raufu Mustapha, A Huge Debt Of Gratitude, By Salihu Mohammed Lukman
Arafah Day And Celebrating The Eid-Ul-Adha, By Murtadha Gusau Latest
Abdulraufu Mustapha: A Revolutionary Icon Departs, By Rauf Aregbesola
The Rats Are Not To Blame, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo
Of Social Media, Hate Speech, And A Resurgent Big Brother, By Uddin Ifeanyi
Top Actors, Ibinabo Fiberisima, Emeka Ike, Settle 12-year Leadership Rift
Minister Inaugurates N500 Million Data Centre For Nigeria Stock Exchange
CBN Injects Fresh $250 Million Into Forex Market
Naira Maintains N367 To Dollar At Parallel Market
Buhari ‘regrets’ Neglect Of Cocoa Sector News Reports
Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Mikel, 15 Other Players Arrive Uyo
Oyo Defeats Lagos In U-17 South-West Female Football Championship
Barcelona Complete Dembele Signing
Ganduje Donates Bus To Kano Pillars Para Soccer Team
Buhari congratulates Nigeria’s D’Tigress on African Basketball victory
Buhari to receive victorious D’Tigress – Minister
UPDATED: Nigeria’s D’Tigress emerge African Champions
U.S. Navy recover remains of all 10 sailors missing after collision
Trump renews threat to scrap NAFTA
Germany brings home gold reserves ahead of schedule

*THISDAY*

Buhari Weighs Options as Cabinet Reshuffle Tops Agenda
President Says He’s Pleased With State of Economy, Inflation Dips to…
Pentagon Notifies US Congress of Sale of 12 Fighter Aircraft, Other…
EFCC: Alison-Madueke’s Extradition Must Follow Due Process
In Chaotic Primary, Obaze Emerges PDP Candidate for Anambra Guber Poll
ASUU, FG to Meet Again Today
EU Intervenes in Visa Difficulties Faced by 2017 Erasmus Scholars from Nigeria
Amaechi: Transportation If Fully Utilised Can Pull Nigeria Out of Recession
UNILORIN Appoints New VC
Lagos Begins Demolition of 57 Distressed Buildings
16 States Now Participating in FG’s Conditional Cash Transfer Programme
Extortion: Nigeria Immigration Bans Cash Payments at Passport Offices
Dickson Resumes Work after Vacation
Ortom Calls for FG’s Intervention after Benue Floods
Buhari Bemoans Neglect of Cocoa Production
Saudi Arabia Says 1.497 Million Pilgrims Arrive For Hajj
Police Train 23 DPOs on Community Policing
South-south, South-east Governors Insist on Unity of Nigeria
Sokoto Partners Firm to Establish Textile Factory
CBN Pumps $9.96bn into FX Market in Six Months, Attains Stability
Nwabueze’s Group Starts Consultations on Restructuring
Boko Haram Factions Ready for Talks, Says Ex-commander
UK’s National Crime Agency Freezes Alison-Madueke’s London Properties
Stop Military from Monitoring Nigerians on Social Media, SERAP Tells Buhari
S’East, Niger Delta, Middle Belt Groups Warn against Move to Re-arrest Kanu
Ezekwesili: JAMB’s Lowering of Cut-off Marks Will Undermine Standards
CCM: We’re Unaware of Contract Termination by NPA
Probe of Alleged N13bn Diversion Belonging to Oyo State, Not Targeted at Heritage MD
It is Illegal for Chief Judges to Pardon Criminals, Says SAN
S’South, S’East Governors Seek Regional Integration, Development
Minister Commends Nigerian Stock Exchange on N500m Data Centre
CBN Injects Additional $250m into Forex Market
W’Bank: Nigeria, Others Require $150bn to Achieve Clean Water
… Creates 5,500 Jobs in Rivers
Report: Nigeria’s Fiscal Terms among Five Most Unfavourable Regimes
SME100 Rewards 25 Young Nigerian Entrepreneurs
Setting the Stage for Renewed Executive, Legislature Hostilities 
Yearning for Good Governance in Kogi 
Time to Make National Unity a Priority 
Ethiopia: Opening Up as Rich Tourist Destination
‘Nigeria’s Justice Sector Requires Urgent Radical Intervention’
Sir Joe Keshi: The Quintessential Educationist Bows Out at 91
Oloibiri: A Story of Neglect
Enhancing Productivity in Oyo State through Improved Health Care Delivery
Getting Pregnant at 50 and Above
Amuneke, Other FIFA Legends to Join Trophy Experience in India
Rohr Storms Uyo with 14 Eagles from Abuja
Team Kalotari Whitewash Team VGC Lions in Port Harcourt
Transfer: Dembele’s Presentation Marred by Bartomeu Jeers
Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress over AfroBasket Victory in Mali
NPFL: Tornadoes Claim Maximum Points against IfeanyiUbah

*NIGERIAN PILOT*

BREAKING: Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani’s N7.6bn loot
I need more support, want 101,000 votes in 2018—Fayos
Corruption worsened under Buhari – Jonathan
Farmers/herdsmen crises: Blame the government – Northern Elders
APC’s poor governance model destroying national institutions – Wike
Breaking: North Korea missile passes over northern Japan – Official
Fayemi got N163.3bn federal allocation, borrowed N49.5bn in four years, witness tells probe panel
Breaking: Nollywood actor, Obi Madubogwo is dead
Nigerian bikers to propagate unity through ‘The One Nigeria Ride’
BREAKING: Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani’s N7.6bn loot
Ohanaeze is Right, You are Biased against Kanu, another Igbo Group Fires FG
Nigerians in Diaspora seek int’l support for restructuring
CBN to offer liquidity support to boost Islamic banking Unity Bank…
NNPC Tasks Indigenous Companies to Bid for 30 Marginal Fields

*PUNCH*

B’Haram: US sells N181bn warplanes, weapons to Nigeria
Truth about US report on Boko Haram
Things your landlord wants you to know 
I resigned, I’m not a deserter, Misau tells police 
Military giving Buhari wrong information on B’Haram attacks – Rep 
We’ll extradite Diezani, EFCC assures protesters 
Fayemi’s govt didn’t remit N18bn, panel told 
Kashamu writes to DSS, IGP, denies plot to kill Daniel 
Inflation rate drops again, food prices rise 
Man pardoned for life imprisonment arrested for theft 
Farmer steals colleague’s crop, kills him for protesting
The needless admission cut-off controversy 
I teach PUNCH in UNIJOS, says Deputy VC 
Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s N7.6bn to FG 
Sallah: FG declares Friday, Monday public holiday
Nothing to show for FG’s 2016 capital project spending –Reps 
Things to know about your bank
PHOTOS: Senator Dino Melaye rocks the beat at Nottinghill Carnival
Schools admitted candidates who didn’t sit for UTME —JAMB
Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8
Fire razes PLASPOLY female hostel
‘PDP, APC leaders’ meeting with Buhari laudable’
Paris 2017: Wrestlers return, set for C’wealth camp
Kudirat’s murder: Lagos faults A’Court’s rejection of Rogers’ testimony
EFCC arrests bizman for defrauding Taiwanese of $1.2m
Gunmen kill one, abduct four travellers in Ondo
Man uses human parts to prepare pepper soup
Empty oxygen tank: LASG rejects general hospital’s report on child’s death
Police probe killing of 10-year-old in Imo
Woman fakes own kidnap, demands N3m ransom from church members
Six children rescued from alleged human trafficker
Oseloka Obaze wins Anambra PDP governorship ticket
Assassination claim: I don’t have killer squad, Kashamu tells police
Buhari sad over neglect of cocoa sector
FG withdrew N359.39bn from ECA for fuel subsidy –FRC
Legal framework, key to digital migration drive – Ugbe
31 stocks tumble as week opens
Stanbic IBTC delays half-year results
D’Tigress win confirms Nigeria’s Africa dominance — Coaches
Aboderin, Are commend Aminu over b’ball clinic
Buhari congratulates new Afrobasket champions
Paris 2017: Wrestlers return, set for C’wealth camp
Umar lauds D’Tigress, ready for reconciliation
NCC League: Team Civil Defence in first win
Audio: Martin Luther King’s speech, ‘I have a dream,’ clocks 54
Marriage prevents death from heart disease —Experts
Chinese doctor puts on special makeup to help 
ABU team wins Enactus, Lekoil environmental challenge
Learning to learn could be built into online courses
NYSC trains 37 store officers on GIFMIS
Olajumoke faults Mimiko’s claim on AAUA’s VC appointment
Ibadan PlayHouse to perform in Lagos, Osogbo
Diana rejected the advice we gave her to leave Dodi Fayed –Couple
At MTV VMAs, cleavage, tons of sparkle and Wonder Woman
Kendrick Lamar dominates politically charged MTV awards
Kendrick Lamar wins MTV Video of the Year
Three reasons you should never drink out of plastic water bottles
Babies lacking exclusive breastfeeding prone to ear infection — Expert
Complex nature of obsessive-compulsive disorder
‘FG needs to enforce data domiciliation policy’
Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8
Five things future consumers of technology may enjoy
NITDA, computer makers to open service centres nationwide
Truth about US report on Boko Haram
Why girls now reach puberty early
New facts about sexuality couples must watch out for (II)
We’ve reached out to US on stolen funds’ repatriation – Osinbajo

*SUN*

Nigerians unhappy with APC performance –Wike
Paris fund diversion: TUC urges EFCC, ICPC to investigate erring govs
South South, South East govs insist on Nigeria’s unity
Save Benue from flood, Ortom begs FG
US Storm Harvey: Flooding to worsen in coming days –warn officials
“Catastrophic” flooding in the United States state of Texas is only expected to worsen in coming days…
Pollution: Kenya passes world’s toughest plastic bag law
Kenya has passed the world’s toughest law against plastic bags in a sharp crackdown on pollution. Anyone…
Boko Haram: US congressional delegation arrives in Nigeria
Enugu LG poll: Oji River rejects candidate
•••APC vows to sack PDP
Anambra poll: Important leaders endorse Obiano (2)
•Continued from yesterday “And I was really fascinated by your commissioner for Economic…
CBN records over N23trn deposits in 2 months
Fidelity Bank has committed N30bn in non-oil export, says Okonkwo, MD
CBN, bank support 22,000 Kebbi farmers with NIRSAL loan
Buhari congratulates D’Tigress, pledges support for World Cup in Spain
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, on winning the 2017…
…Zenith Bank congratulates golden girls
• Pays special tribute to league ambassadors Zenith Bank Plc, sponsors of the annual National Women League,…
AfroBasket 2017: Nwora, Diogu assure Nigerians on title defence

*COMPLETE SPORTS*

Exclusive: Super Eagles May Storm Cameroon In Chartered Flight – NFF
Ikpeba: Super Eagles Must Show Character Against Resilient Cameroon
How D’Tigress Ruled Africa At 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket
Kelechi Nwakali Off To VVV-Venlo For Another Loan Switch From Arsenal
Coming To Uyo: Complete Sports Travel Advisory For Fans Intending To Watch Nigeria Vs Cameroon Live
In Pictures: Super Eagles Players Arrive Uyo For Cameroon
NIGERIA VS CAMEROON: Ogu Lands In Lagos, To Hit Uyo Tuesday
Mikel, Onazi, Iheanacho, 13 Other Eagles Hit Uyo For Cameroon
Aaron: I Will Work Hard To Justify My Eagles Call-up After Standby Mode
Iwobi Sad To Miss Nigeria Vs Cameroon, Backs Eagles For Victory


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