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Here are the major headlines for Friday, August 11, 2017



  • Another ritualists den uncovered in Lagos manhole, 5 nabbed
  • Ex-Ghana President Rawlings warns Nigerians against ethnic hatred
  • APC not opposed to true federalism – Odegie-Oyegun
  • Buhari should resume or resign, Charly Boy insist as pro, anti-Buhari protesters clash
  • Nigeria sleep walking to national disaster — Anyaoku
  • Ajapa: Ondo community notorious for kidnapping, militancy AKURE — AJAPA Commun
  • How we buried Lassa fever victim – LASG
  • Americans, Japanese Rush For Bomb Shelters, Bunkers Over North Korea Threats
  • Anguish Of Boko Haram’s Victims Worries UK
  • Atiku’s Restructuring Call: In The Right Direction?
  • Election Funds: EFCC Trails Gombe Govt Officials
  • ASUU Conducts Referendum Over Possible Strike
  • Police Take Over Yola North Secretariat As Factional Officials Clash
  • Our Son’s Whereabouts Unknown, Family Of IPOB Member Raises The Alarm
  • PDP Convention: Makarfi’s Caretaker C’ttee Shouldn’t Stay Beyond 3 Months — Clark
  • Jigawa Spends N21.3bn Paris Club Refund On Contracts
  • RCCG Convention: Miracle Seekers Throng Redemption Camp
  • We Can Create Three New Industrial Cities In Delta State — UTOMI
  • 1999 Constitution Is Nigeria’s Mistake – Sagay
  • Ambode Charges Youth Corps Members On Security Consciousness, Warns Against Hate Speech
  • Many Feared Dead, 60 Houses Burnt In Fresh Adamawa Attack
  • Another Ritualists Den Uncovered In Lagos Manhole, 5 Nabbed
  • Inflation Forecast: Headline Index Seen In Marginal Decline




  • Ogun prophet, accomplice kill girl for ritual
  • Africa-US AGOA trade talks end with no decision
  • Why I chose Italy over Nigeria – Table tennis player Oyebode
  • Mistakes business owners make creating ‘About Us’ page
  • ‘We can’t forget anguish of Boko Haram victims’ – UK
  • Nasarawa student flogged over homosexuality found dead, 15 arrested
  • Five facts about the Kenyan election
  • North Korea threats: Demand for bunkers rises in US, Japan
  • China bus crash kills 36
  • High-profile defectors’ll join us in three weeks – PDP
  • For the fifth time in a row, PUNCH wins Academy of Science award
  • Five youngsters to watch in EPL
  • Lagos residents find human parts in another den
  • Powered by record sprees, Premier League ready for landmark season
  • Less than 60 people decide Nigeria’s fortune – Utomi
  • For the fifth time in a row, PUNCH wins Academy of Science award
  • Confusion as strange illness allegedly kills 70 in Kwara community
  • Saraki sacks 98 aides, justifies action
  • Lagos residents find human parts in another den
  • Suspect abducts mother, baby in Bauchi, demands N500,000
  • Mistakes business owners make creating ‘About Us’ page
  • Understanding your Internet bank account
  • Five common questions about banking, security
  • Electricity returns to Magboro, others, 10 years after
  • N’Assembly will get 2018 budget in October, FG insists
  • Government uncovers business loan scam
  • APC inaugurates committee on true federalism
  • Why Saraki sacked his aides –Spokesperson
  • Presidency commends pro-Buhari protesters’ ‘orderliness,’ says corrupt Nigerians behind calls to resign
  • Abia receives N21bn for World Bank-assisted project
  • Buhari can’t resign over sickness, says APC chief
  • Saraki confirms sack of aides



The Sun

  • Pro, anti-Buhari protesters clash in Abuja
  • Fresh controversy rocks Cabotage Vessel Fund
  • WAEC: Ugwuanyi offers scholarship to student with 9 A1s
  • Wike’s Chief of Staff tackles APC’s Dakuku Peterside
  • Hate speech: FG to sponsor Executive Bill to punish perpetrators
  • We need presidential advisory council on foreign affairs
  • Another ritualists’ den discovered in Lagos, 4 suspects nabbed
  • Northerners, Yoruba get quit notice
  • FG intercepts 3 more anti-Igbo songs
  • UN Rep praises Anambra Anthem, describes Obiano as ‘visionary’
  • 135 indigent patients benefit from HEI
  • Saraki sacks 100 aides, vindicates The Sun
  • How to exit recession, grow economy –Obi
  • Kenya polls: Obasanjo calls for calm as opposition kicks
  • US-Korea face-off: Plan to strike Guam ready mid-August
  • Indian nun rescues Cameroonian sex slaves from Middle East
  • High profile politicians will soon join PDP –Okowa
  • INEC de-registers 109 non-Nigerians
  • Anambra guber: PDP screens Ifeanyi Uba, Obiogbolu, Ikpeazu, others
  • How urbanisation increases climate risks
  • Why land grabbing’ll not stop in cities –Jimoh
  • Russia 2018: Eagles’ form worries Siasia
  • CHAN 2018: Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to tackle Squirrels
  • Wood as building material
  • DMBs to support SMEs with N26bn
  • Zenith Bank declares N75.32bn profit, 25k interim dividend
  • Lagos floats N50bn bond for waste management
  • How urbanisation increases climate risks




  • Nigeria’s exploration, production activities decline
  • Osinbajo approves appointment of 21 permanent secretaries
  • Anyaoku, Gambari, Omole raise the alarm over nation’s crises
  • Minister tasks NASS on passage of postal reform bill
  • 637 trillion power plants with 6,000mw capacity idle
  • As tensions soar, South Korea mulls nuclear arms
  • ‘Nigeria taking steps to de-radicalise convicted Boko Haram terrorists’
  • Nigerians want Buhari to resign on moral grounds, poll shows
  • Justice is about administering rule of law, says Saraki
  • ‘Boko Haram destroyed 267 health centres in eight years’
  • ‘106 deaths, 651 Lassa fever cases recorded in 18 states’
  • Ogenyi Onazi set to join Birmingham for £4 million
  • Nigeria’s participation fraudulent, says Ebewele
  • ‘Football made in Germany’
  • Arsenal want to avoid slow start as English Premiership returns
  • AITEO Cup first round draw holds today
  • Supporters Club begins nationwide mobilisation for Eagles against Cameroon
  • Children in prisons
  • Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk
  • PDP only got bloody nose, not technical knockout, says George
  • ‘Current National Assembly cannot restructure Nigeria’
  • All Progressives Congress assures Nigerians of implementing true federalism
  • Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike
  • NIMC plans e-ID Cards’ replacement, renewal
  • AXA Mansard’s half-year gross premium rises by 36 per cent, posts N17.9 billion
  • APC and PDP are two of a kind
  • Nigeria’s divided heart
  • Digital economy to generate $88b through financial services
  • MTN, Tricom pledge support for SME growth
  • Cellulant Nigeria exports technology to Afghanistan
  • Japan actor who played original Godzilla dies at 88
  • Taylor Swift tells of shock over alleged groping
  • “Jemeji’’: Movie on Badagry debuts soon
  • NEMA receives 128 stranded returnees
  • Toke Makinwa In Trouble For Misquoting Scripture
  • MURIC says indecent dressing instigates rape




  • What Alison-Madueke’s Alleged Loot Can Fund
  • Presidency Hails Senate for Supporting Buhari’s Medical Vacation
  • Many Feared Killed, 60 Homes Burnt in Fresh Adamawa Attack
  • Adeosun, Fashola, Dan Ali Shun Buharimeter Town Hall Meeting
  • Saraki Lays off Unconfirmed Number of Staff
  • OPEC Predicts Higher Demand for Oil in 2018
  • Anyaoku to Buhari: Don’t Allow Morocco in ECOWAS
  • Osinbajo Appoints 21 Federal Permanent Secretaries
  • Report Faults Execution of Constituency Projects
  • Corruption in Military Dangerous, Divisive, Wasteful, Fuels Insurgency, TI Tells Armed Forces
  • Anti-Igbo Song: Ohanaeze Deplores Northern Leaders’ Silence
  • Governments Must Be Aggressive with Tax to Drive Economy
  • Again, Nigeria Records Poor Outing as Only 23% of Children Get Immunised
  • Glo Declared Friday Free Data Day
  • Military Commended for US Bomber Jets Purchase to Fight Terror
  • Army Arrests Suspected Militant for Alleged Involvement in Killing Two Soldiers
  • Pandemonium as Residents Uncover Another Ritualists’ Den
  • Police Parade 70 Suspected Armed Robbers, Killers of NTA Reporter
  • Naval Personnel, Wife Arrested for Beating Man to Death
  • SON Challenges Electrical Dealers on Self-Regulation
  • Fake Prophet Arrested over Suspected Murder of 13-year-old Girl
  • INEC Removes 190 Foreigners from Voters’ List
  • Germany to Assist Nigeria Develop Smart Cities
  • Defunct Kano ANPP Chairman, Hotoro Dies at 67a
  • Dangote Promises to Power Outage in Kano
  • WAEC: Ugwuanyi Offers Scholarship to Student with Nine Distinctions
  • Sterling Bank Takes Environmental Sustainability to New Heights



The Nation

  • NOA, NACA partner to stop spread of HIV, AIDS
  • APC not opposed to true federalism – Odigie-Oyegun
  • Two jealous men face trial for beating up ‘uncooperative’ girl in Lagos
  • No more room for excuses, Osinbajo tells ministers
  • ASUU set for strike over 2009 deal
  • Another ‘ritualists’ den found in Lagos
  • Banks set aside N26b for small businesses, agric
  • Drama in Abuja as groups protest for, against Buhari
  • ‘Diezani’s loot can build six world class airports’
  • British Queen Elizabeth prefers William as successor
  • Iheanacho to Lead City’s Attack against Arsenal
  • Okey Bakassi, Yaw, others host show to honour Sam Loco
  • Three policemen dismissed for robbing fuel tanker
  • Drama as groups protest for and against Buhari in Abuja
  • 128 Nigerian deportees arrive from Libya
  • Iheanacho to Lead City’s Attack against Arsenal
  • Wenger Hints on First Female Coach in Premier League
  • Beckham To Become Real Madrid Ambassador
  • 2018 African Nations Championship qualifier:Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to tackle Squirrels
  • 2018 Nations Cup: HFN invites 35 players to camp
  • FIFA Ranking: Brazil overtakes Germany, Nigeria 6th best in Africa
  • Dalung to appear before Senate, September 25
  • Another ‘ritualists’ den found in Lagos
  • Banks set aside N26b for small businesses, agric
  • British Queen Elizabeth prefers William as successor




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