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Here are the major headlines for Friday, July 14, 2017

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The SUN
US returnee dies at Lagos airport
FG to investigate gas suppliers over alleged N100m rip-off
I was fired for exposing N11bn petroleum products diversion –ex-NNPC Retail MD
IRT arrests Idris gang members terrorising northern roads
FG abolishes dichotomy in Immigration, Civil Defence, Prisons
NCDMB increases Nigerian Content Fund to $200m
Borrowing necessary to implement FG’s recovery plan –Finance Minister
FG approves $300m for PH refinery repair
FG targets over $1bn from VAIDS, says Adeosun
Research’ll help yam production –Ogbeh
People-oriented government impossible without opposition – Obaseki
Anambra guber: Obiano deserves second term -Enefe
Osun senatorial by-election, Apc quagmire and Anambra guber
NSE emerges world’s best performer in June
Manchester City goalkeeper, Hart, visits Ikeme in hospital
Russia 2018: Adepoju drums support for NFF, Eagles
Declare interest earned on Nigeria’s foreign reserves, Dogara urges CBN
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
150 wealthy Nigerians face asset, tax probe
PDP announces ‘amnesty’ for Sheriff, Cairo, others
Magu: APC’s intervention in Presidency, N’Assembly feud deadlocked
Finance ministry contradicts Adeosun, says Nigeria’ll continue to borrow
Lagos driver beats wife to death for drinking
Police parade 13 robbery suspects in Kano
FRSC officials fight driver in motion, vandalise car
Man replaces lost thumb with big toe
Seven suspected kidnappers nabbed in Abuja
Suspected robbers kill polytechnic student
Lagos suspends, accuses Baale of faking kidnap
Togolese, 60, defiles three Lagos primary school pupils
Man kidnaps self, demands N60m from sibling
ICYMI: PDP ‘ll retake Aso Rock in 2019 – Reps caucus
ICYMI: Fayose threatens to release 11 damaging pictures on Buhari’s health
Osinbajo’s visit to Buhari has proven rumour mongers wrong – Orji Kalu
APC withdraws from Akwa Ibom LG election
PDP remains a discredited party –APC
PDP vows to recapture power in 2019
Bello wasting resources on political jamboree, says PDP
Wike, former PDP ministers, ex-govs, hail Supreme Court for sacking Sheriff
PDP senators jubilate as Senate swears in Adeleke
150 wealthy Nigerians face asset, tax probe
Funtuna unveils hard-boiled, coloured eggs
NB launches zobo-flavoured alcoholic drink
FG’ll honour MMA2 concession agreement, says Mohammed
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
2019: There’s vacancy in Aso Rock —PDP Reps
Naira appreciates to N362.8 in NAFEX
Avert another war, Danjuma, Dogonyaro, Lekwot, others warn
Contrary to Adeosun, FG says it’ll continue to borrow
ICPC arraigns whistle-blower over raid on Namadi Sambo’s residence
Etisalat rebrands, now 9Mobile
Anambra guber: PPA holds primary July 22
Reps probe alleged killing of 97 Nigerians by Cameroonian Gendarmes
Osinbajo orders probe of suspended NHIS boss
DEFILEMENT OF EPE PUPILS: LASG hands over accused teachers to police
Militants kill soldier in Delta, injure others
Court awards N20,000 cost against Evans ‘counsel’
UN envoy to S.C: Strengthen support for fight against Boko Haram, other insurgents
Microsoft appoints Akin Banuso as new GM for Nigeria
Missing N11bn petroleum products: Ubah says NNPC owes Capital Oil N16bn, alleges witch-hunt
‘Made-in-Nigeria goods, solution to recession’
Breaking: Sheriff dissociates self from congratulatory message
ADEOSUN: To borrow or not, the red flags fly
Next presidents, replacements for Soyinka, Clarke, others’ll be products of Ijaw Academy – Dickson
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Etisalat Nigeria changes name to 9Mobile
PDP offers Sheriff ‘amnesty’, gives quit notice to APC
Attackers kill 11 people in home in central Mexico
Reps probe alleged killing of 97 Nigerians in Bakassi by Cameroonian Gendarmes
Open market price of petrol now N148.16 per litre
Federal judge weakens Trump travel ban
Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu, others bid Akande’s wife farewell
Ambode suspends baale of Shangisha for faking kidnap
My trial over N11 billion oil theft a witch-hunt, says Ubah
Fashola restates challenges in power sector are man-made
Evans: Court awards N20, 000 against lawyer
Rangers FC seeks midfielder, Christian Madu’s whereabouts
Watford sign Chalobah from Chelsea
Rooney nets on Everton return in Africa friendly
Adepoju warns against acts capable of ruining Super Eagles’ qualification
Venus Williams reaches for the skies
Anthony ‘Oluwafemi Olaseni’ Joshua: What’s not to like?
Yusuf Maitama Sule (1929-2017)
Chemicals in medicines, food packaging, toys increase men’s chronic disease risk
PDP prepares for life after war
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Fed Govt hires asset tracers to go after 150 moneybags
DMO allots N400.5m in savings bond sales
Osinbajo seeks unity at Akande’s wife’s funeral
Ambode suspends Baale of Shangisha for ‘faking kidnap’
Evans’ lawyer fined N20,000 for professional misconduct
Whistleblower arraigned for giving false report
Power sector problems man-made, says Fashola
Why Fed Govt must honour aviation concession agreements, by minister, Babalakin
Ambode urges APC women to rally for council poll
Power supply ‘ll be better from next month, says minister
Army chief hails NDDC over infrastructural support
‘Lagos councils can collect taxes from private car parks’
Sheriff was a distraction, says Makarfi
Ex-Jigawa Governor Turaki gets liberal bail
Magistrates’ Court remands man for alleged N16.5m fraud
Body of Benchers admits 1,468 lawyers to Bar
Tony Blair pledges support to Kaduna
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Etisalat Nigeria Changes Name to 9Mobile
FG to Save N120bn from Civil Service Reforms
Nigeria Has Let Its Economic Crisis Go to Waste
Buhari Writes, Calls Akande over Wife’s Death
Petroleum Ministry Establishes Transparent Process for Refineries Revamp
Nigeria will Continue to Borrow, Adeosun Clarifies
Dogara Queries CBN over Non-disclosure of Interests Accruable on Foreign Reserves
Ex-British Prime Minister, Blair Visits El-Rufai, Pledges Support for Kaduna
Emirates Passenger Dies on Arrival at Lagos Airport
NNPC: Capital Oil Has Repaid N2bn, Still Owes N9bn But Creditworthy
INEC Puts Melaye’s Recall on Hold
Ambode Suspends Traditional Ruler for Faking Own Kidnap
51 Years After, Gowon Honours ‘Dissident’ Ijaw Heroes
52 Days after, Igbonla Boys Still in Captivity as Classmates Graduate
Operational Environment, Inconsistent Policies Kill Nigerian Airlines, Says Babalakin
Fashola: Power Sector Privatisation was Deceptively Delivered
Trinity House Celebrates 7 Years
Kano Parents Apply Fake Ink on Children to Avoid Polio Vaccination
DHQ Debunks Allegation of Attempt by Military to Hijack Power from Osinbajo
Enelamah Assures Local Manufacturers of Conducive Environment for Doing Business
Ijebu-Ode to Host Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour Saturday
Ohakim Hails Judgment on PDP Leadership Dispute
Rotary International: Nigerian Child Has No Reason to Suffer from Polio
Court Orders Release of Ex-Jigawa Gov. Turaki
Police Arrest Seven Abuja-Kaduna Highway Kidnappers
Appeal Court Settles Age-long Obaship Tussle in Ondo
Spanish Govt Condemns Recent Attack in the North-east
Norway, UNITAR Urge FG to Invest in Oil Spill Prevention
Enugu APC Chairman Remains Suspended, Aggrieved Party Members Insist
Transcorp Hilton Abuja Celebrates 30th Anniversary
W’Bank: Nigeria Needs Lagos to Achieve Growth, Stability
Total Denies Owing A’Ibom N25bn Income Tax
CSO Alleges House was Induced to Support Embattled NHIS Boss
Western Lotto Launches Five Int’l Lottery Games
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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