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Here are the major headlines for Friday, July 21, 2017

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Punch

  • Senate okays N200/$ forex discount for hajj pilgrims
  • Herdsmen, farmers clashes kill 33 in Kaduna
  • Manchester United beat rivals Man City 2-0
  • Hands off Coutinho, Klopp warns Barca
  • North Korea faces worst drought in 15 years
  • Minister orders NERDC to separate CRK, IRK in curriculum
  • Nasarawa doctor transfuses HIV-infected blood into boy
  • Kidnappers shot dead during ransom negotiation
  • Re: Ife Varsity fraud: Students protest shameful
  • Abuja taxi driver kills ex-ambassador, steals car
  • Wrong diagnosis: Medical council asks family to write petition
  • Fake kidnap: Court remands ex-Baale of Shangisa, wife
  • Four investments that keep your money secure
  • Linkin Park singer, Chester Bennington, commits suicide
  • Eight tips to get the most of your iPhone
  • GoFundMe: NGOs to meet hero cop family, others
  • OPC flays Kanu over comments on Obasanjo, Tinubu
  • TSA: Lenders kick as court orders seven banks to remit $793.2m to FG
  • Lagos LG polls: LP confirms alliance with PDP
  • Fresh suit wants FEC to declare Buhari unfit
  • PDP proposes to stop chairman from controlling party funds
  • Ajaokuta: Ministry advised Osinbajo against concession to Indian firm
  • PDP seeks to woo Alao-Akala, Ladoja into party
  • We’ll pass NFIU bill next week, says Senate
  • EFCC seals ex-NDDC director’s mansion over N3bn alleged scam
  • UNIOSUN crisis: NAF begins personnel’s trial
  • CAF expands AFCON to 24 teams
  • I can’t backslide into secular music – Ada
  • Lai’s laughable idea
  • NURTW member in free-for-all, 15 injured
  • Lagos car thieves intercepted in Minna
  • Job-seeking teenager in police net over possession of firearms
  • Family of tailor killed by Lagos DPO drops case
  • Fire razes newspaper distributor’s home in Calabar

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • We’re still in talks with Arewa youths — Ohanaeze Youth Council
  • FG probes NDDC over N1trn debt
  • Advocates of secession are agents of disunity – Northern elders
  • FAAC disburses N2.79trn to FG, states, LGs in H-1 2017
  • Naira appreciates in NAFEX, parallel market
  • Tsav says state police’ll bring anarchy as Governors renew bid
  • N30trn fraud at ports: Senate gives those involved 4 days to come clean
  • When Will President Buhari Be Considered Incapacitated?
  • Tour Operators Say U.S. To Ban Citizens From Traveling To North Korea
  • South Sudan Rebel Machar Declines To Renounce Violence – Mediator
  • Kenyan Election Body Fighting Over 300 Lawsuits As Vote Looms
  • Ekweremadu Decries High Rate Of Human Trafficking In Nigeria
  • Video: APC Must Die For PDP To Inherit It – Fayose
  • Kwara Workers Reject N1bn Allocation From Paris Refund
  • Senate To FG: Pay Ex-Militants All Outstanding Allowances
  • NLC Faults Gov Bello On Kogi ASUU
  • Apapa Mayhem: Killer Cop, 18 Alleged Arsonists Arrested
  • 15 Injured As NURTW Factions Clash In Ondo Leadership Tussle
  • One Killed As Soldiers, Youths Clash Over Pipeline Surveillance Contracts
  • NEC Recommends Stringent Disbursement Criteria For Ecological Funds
  • Nwabueze, Adebanjo, Akinrinade, Others Meet On Nigeria’s Restructuring
  • Recession: Invest Recovered Loot In The Economy, SSANU Tells FG
  • Premier Standard To Boost Nigeria Cargo Export
  • Ahmad, Samoura: Nigeria key in CAF’s change agenda
  • LMC sanctions Rangers over Amapakabo’s arrest
  • 2018 FIFA W/C: Lions’ll have Eagles for dinner, Mboma boasts
  • Federations’ Election rerun: Confusion reigns supreme
  • Third man named in Diezani’s alleged $1.7bn US corruption case
  • Why no rational Igbo man will support APC — Chekwas Okorie
  • Trump lashes out as presidency hits six-month mark
  • Nigerians are regretting for voting APC – Sule Lamido

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Guardian

  • Governors’ forum raises panel to consider state police
  • Refineries realise N62 billion from refined products
  • Government reinstates Christian, Islamic studies as separate subjects
  • AIB revives N2.09b worth of abandoned flight safety equipment
  • Amnesty alleges torture, killing of Nigerians, others in Cameroon
  • Britain’s Johnson welcomes Japanese investment despite Brexit
  • Two killed in Venezuela national strike against Maduro’s rule
  • Troops repair roads, clear vegetation in North East
  • Osinbajo seeks N135.643 billion virement for priority projects
  • Why it matters that regional integration has taken a back seat in Kenya’s election
  • Senate confirms eight, rejects three INEC commissioners
  • Gunmen abduct, detain former Rangers’ Coach, Amakapabo
  • Hooligans ‘take over’ Nigerian women football
  • IAAF World U18: Nigeria fails her young again
  • Georgia Oboh makes final cut, eyes U.S Kids World Championship
  • Protests trail Sports Ministry’s decision on federations’ re-run elections
  • Kwara Open will return this year, Ahmed assures players
  • Mercedes-Benz takes luxury to construction site with first pick-up
  • Lagos council poll prone to violence, warns Labour Party
  • Activist urges transparency in governance
  • Rivers APC, PDP bicker over calls for Nyesom Wike’s resignation
  • Total brings energy to 10 million people
  • Lufthansa airlifts 60 million passengers in six months
  • Visa seeks to disrupt Nigeria’s mobile payment market
  • What exactly are we restructuring?
  • For goodness sake, Nigeria is negotiable
  • ‘Syrian Billy Elliot’ dances his way to a new life
  • Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide
  • Halle Berry downs whisky at boozy Comic-con panel
  • Experts seek measures to prevent imminent epidemic
  • Decline in global funding threatens search for HIV vaccine
  • Physicians want specialised healthcare in West African sub-region
  • Court remands Baale, wife in prison for fake kidnap
  • Chester Bennington Linkin Park Hangs Himself
  • Nigeria ranks 9th on global spam calls

(www.guardian.ng)

 

The Sun

  • Appeal Court discharges, acquits ex-Adamawa gov, Ngilari
  • Western Lotto excites law students
  • FG to revive moribund industries in Niger Delta
  • INEC seeks to vacate order stopping Senator Melaye’s recall
  • Ladoja, Akala, Makinde’ll return to PDP soon, says ex-lawmaker
  • Restructuring: l’m disappointed in APC –Izuogu
  • How to build cheap houses
  • Nigeria has no business importing building materials –Lawal
  • How Land Use Act’s encouraging slum devt
  • Eagles assistant coach, Amapakabo, arrested in Abuja
  • Govs move to actualise state police
  • Women’s FA Cup final: NFF demands Dickson’s action on Siasia Siasia Stadium facilities
  • PDP: Dickson visits Makarfi, as party dissolves reconciliation committee
  • Wike flags-off reconstruction of 175 public schools
  • ANAMBRA GUBER: Obinna Uzoh, Moghalu, Madu, Onunkwo pick APC forms
  • How N40bn non-performing loans crippled Bank of Agriculture
  • TSA: Court orders 7 banks to transfer $793m to FG
  • Senate rejects another Buhari’s nominee
  • 2017 budget: Osinbajo writes Reps, seeks N135.6bn virement
  • Biafra: We’ve father, son relationship with IPOB, says Ohanaeze
  • Anambra stands still as Obiano buries mother
  • Nigeria has no business importing building materials –Lawal
  • Building on swampy land without stress
  • Improved 2017 WASSCE results
  • Failed roads make life difficult for Satellite Town residents

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

ThisDay

  • NEC Begins Consideration of 2018-2020 MTEF
  • Adio: Nigeria will Remain Vulnerable Without Savings
  • Senate Confirms Eight INEC RECs, Withholds Lagos, Two Others
  • Osinbajo Seeks N’Assembly’s Approval for N135.64bn Virement for Priority Projects
  • Nigeria Financial Intelligence Agency Bill Passes First Reading
  • Okunbo: I Can’t Be Blackmailed over Alleged Oil Swap Deal
  • FMC Director: 42,000 Victims of Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes Have Received Medical Attention in Six Months
  • INEC Asks Court to Vacate Order Halting Melaye’s Recall Process
  • UN Drums up Support for Nigerian Women, Girls
  • PDP Dissolves Dickson’s Reconciliation Committee
  • Eminent Leaders of Thought Wade into Call for Restructuring
  • LG Polls: Breach Security, Be Jailed for Six Months, Lagos CP Warns
  • UAE’s Etisalat Group Severs Ties with 9Mobile’s Nigerian Shareholder
  • Paris Club Refund: Imo Confirms Receiving N7bn, Ondo Gets N7.03bn
  • DSS Warns Security, Anti-graft Agencies against Illegal Use of Its Name
  • Osinbajo Meets APC Govs, Party Prepares for Convention
  • Fake Kidnapping: Court Remands Deposed Traditional Ruler, Accomplices in Kirikiri Prison
  • Apapa Crisis: Lagos Police Disown Killer Cop
  • IYC Demands 70% of Modular Refineries Licences
  • Advocacy Group Lauds Military for De-Radicalising Repentant Boko Haram Members
  • Fashola Laments Nigeria’s Socio-economic Losses from Deficient Road Signs
  • FG Promises to Sanitise NDDC
  • Enugu Electoral Commission Gets Funds for Council Polls
  • 2018 Budget: NEC Begins Consideration of 2018-2020 MTEF
  • ExxonMobil Denies Oil Spills in Ibeno as Youths Protest, Block Workers at QIT
  • NCC Act Has Become Moribund, Says CJN
  • FG: Without Host Communities’ Consent, No Fresh Mining Licences will Be Awarded
  • Senate Recommends N200/$ Exchange Rate for Hajj Pilgrims
  • Kagame, Gurib-Fakim, Moghalu to Speak at TED Global Conference
  • Luxembourg Bank’s Lien May Impede US Bid to Seize Aluko’s Cash
  • Despite Relative Peace, Oil Thieves Continue to Suppress Nigeria’s Oil Output
  • Appeal Court Reverses Sentencing, Acquits Ngilari
  • NEC Begins Consideration of 2018-2020 MTEF
  • Adio: Nigeria will Remain Vulnerable Without Savings
  • Senate Confirms Eight INEC RECs, Withholds Lagos, Two Others

(www.thisdaylive.com)

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