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Here are the major headlines for Monday, August 28, 2017

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The Sun

  • Boko Haram commander confesses
  • N’Delta militants to Arewa youths: You can’t fool us
  • Ojukwu fought for restructuring – Iwuanyanwu
  • Nnamdi Kanu taunts FG over re-arrest move
  • Alleged bribery for promotion: You’re a deserter, Police tell Senator Misau
  • Confusion, celebration as Ajimobi installs 21 new Ibadan obas
  • Anambra guber : Nwoye emerges APC candidate
  • Russia 2018 W/Cup qualifier: Iwobi rules self out of Nigeria, Cameroon clash
  • Portfolio investments in equities market hit $614m in 2nd quarter
  • At 26, Abia still crawling- NLC chair
  • Kebbi corps members donate food items to motherless babies
  • Tourist gang-raped in front of boyfriend at Italy beach
  • Rohingya crisis: Pope Francis to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh
  • Saudi Arabia expects Hajj revenues to exceed $4.2b
  • BREAKING: Iran building sites to produce missiles in Syria, Lebanon, Netanyahu alleges
  • Kalu, Nwobodo lauds APC primary
  • PDP primary: Aspirants plan boycott over alleged imposition
  • Internet crime: Stakeholders lament Nigeria’s global ranking
  • Success of ERGP depends on private sector – Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning
  • Kenaf: Golden tree neglected by government’s shortsightedness
  • China cash curbs to hit European clubs – analysts
  • Russia 2018 W/Cup qualifier: Iwobi rules self out of Nigeria, Cameroon clash
  • Moses celebrates five years at Chelsea
  • Kebbi corps members donate food items to motherless babies
  • Tourist gang-raped in front of boyfriend at Italy beach
  • US-based varsity to renew exchange programme with Nigeria
  • Court rules on alleged Diezani’s N7.6b Monday
  • Emir of Gwardu seeks tighter security at nation’s borders

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

The Guardian

  • Niger Delta groups, MASSOB warn against re-arrest of Kanu
  • ‘Why Nigeria may phase out diesel, petrol vehicles’
  • Nigeria are African champions, beat Senegal 65-48
  • How Nigeria can attract huge investment, by SBM chief, others
  • Despite political hurdles, Trump defiant on Mexico wall
  • Pope Francis to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh
  • Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide
  • Two million pilgrims converge on Mecca for the hajj
  • Olubadan, Ladoja absent as Ajimobi instals 21 monarchs in Ibadan
  • Traditional cannon kills pregnant woman in Delta
  • PANDEF fights back, insist they’re Niger Delta’s authentic voice
  • Nadal tops ATP charts for second week
  • Mbappe on verge of stunning PSG move
  • Hard work, dedication, key to Rangers success, says Coach Okpala
  • Real Madrid’s winning streak halted by Valencia draw
  • Rohr calls up Agbo, Samuel as Super Eagles camp opens in Uyo
  • Wenger, Ramsey apologise to fans after 4-0 humiliation by Liverpool
  • Economy: For the love of Nigeria
  • Modern life making ‘us’ constipated as vegetarian diets cut cholesterol
  • Be cautious with Sheriff, loyalists, rep advises Makarfi
  • APC guber primary as reflections of unwritten charter in Anambra politics
  • Paris Club refund not a windfall, says Onaiwu
  • ‘Our next investment is in renewables after addressing Africa’s food insecurity’
  • Unity Kapital Assurance, GTBank, others lift NSE’s turnover by N24.2b
  • MAN kicks against harassment of members in N30tr revenue leakage probe
  • IPOB’s ‘no election’ threat
  • Building the nation of our dreams
  • On the many troubles of Sierra Leone
  • Real estate investments defy economic slowdown, begin modest recovery
  • Engineers seek role in FG’s new $20b project, train artisans
  • USAID targets six states for $65m water, sanitation grant
  • ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ director Tobe Hooper dies
  • Taylor Swift goes gothic in new video
  • Kendrick Lamar wins MTV Video of the Year
  • Downpour submerges houses, markets in Makurdi
  • Taylor Swift Has Broken The Internet
  • Zinc may help against vision loss in elderly

(www.guardian.ng)       

 

ThisDay

  • 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
  • APDA Suit: Court to Hear Interlocutory Motion Today
  • Jubilation in Ibadan as Ajimobi Enthrones 20 New Kings, Olubadan, Ladoja Shun Ceremony
  • Taskforce Arrests Paramilitary Officer for Theft of Impounded Motorcycle
  • Battle for Delta Traditional Stool Rages
  • Delta at 26: Okowa Calls for Support for Buhari, Nigerian Unity
  • Osinbajo’s Wife Opens up Her Experience with Rehabilitating ‘Area Boys’ in Lagos
  • Adewole: FG Committed to Reducing Mortality, Morbidity from Road Accidents
  • Okupe Cautions FG against Repressive Actions
  • Kwara Governor Approves Release of N937m to Contractors
  • Ritual Murder: Police Arrest Three Suspects in Ondo
  • Premier League: Rampant Liverpool Decimates Arsenal 4-0
  • 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
  • Premier League: Rampant Liverpool Decimates Arsenal 4-0

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Punch

  • BREAKING: Inflation rate drops for sixth consecutive time to 16.05%
  • Former Japanese Prime Minister Tsutomu Hata dies aged 82
  • Kenya bans plastic bags
  • PHOTOS: OurMumuDonDo protesters demand Diezani’s repatriation
  • BREAKING: OurMumuDonDo protesters storm EFCC, ask FG to repatriate Diezani
  • Mbappe to join PSG for $215m
  • German nurse suspected of killing 84 patients
  • Top 10 global football transfers
  • Rituals of the hajj
  • At MTV VMAs, cleavage, tons of sparkle and Wonder Woman
  • Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide
  • How I lost my wife, three son-in-laws to Boko Haram terrorists – Blind IDP
  • Two million pilgrims converge in Mecca for the hajj
  • Reviewing former governors’ jumbo pensions
  • 40-year-old lures pupil with bread, defiles her
  • BREAKING: Inflation rate drops for sixth consecutive time to 16.05%
  • Police arrest suspected killers of Ondo students
  • Lagos task force official steals impounded motorcycle
  • Cops beat lawyers for ‘disrespecting’ Assistant Commissioner of Police
  • ‘I stole my boss’ car to fund my education’
  • Traditional cannon kills pregnant woman in Delta community
  • Armed robbers dispense free fuel to motorists in Katsina
  • APC seeks legal advice on cars held by ex-Speaker
  • Anambra poll: PDP gov primary holds today
  • Lagos assembly bye-election
  • BREAKING: S’South, S’East governors meet in Rivers
  • ICYMI: Mamman Daura tried to control Osinbajo when Buhari travelled —Junaid
  • ‘Osun airport will be completed before expiration of Aregbesola’s tenure’
  • Dad would be proud of Nnamdi Kanu’s Biafra agitation — Ojukwu’s son
  • Nwoye beats Uba, Moghalu, others to emerge APC gov candidate in Anambra
  • My victory has given Rivers another voice — Uchendu
  • BREAKING: Inflation rate drops for sixth consecutive time to 16.05%
  • Exchange rate: Foreign airlines raise fares
  • Naira closes at 370 as dollar supply declines
  • BoI partners Oxfam to empower 4,000 farmers
  • CBN, others unveil new homeownership scheme
  • How to close a personal loan
  • Man ties teacher to tree, rape her all night – Punch Newspapers
  • [Photos] Claiming equality, women hold topless parade in New York City – Punch Newspapers
  • My late son was my best friend –Eucharia Anunobi – Punch Newspapers
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(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Saudi Arabia Says 1.497m Pilgrims Arrive For Hajj
  • Uvwie Women On Rampage Over Illegal Acquisition Of Land By Army
  • Facebook Friend Invited To Birthday Party, Kidnapped
  • SON Gives Feb 2018 Deadline For Imported Energy Efficient Fridge, AC
  • Nigeria Has Enough Laws To Curb Hate Speeches
  • FG Refinances Debt And Adds More Loans
  • Cut-Off Marks Reduced To Stop Nigerians’ Quest For Foreign Education —JAMB
  • Ritualists Kill 2 College Of Education Students In Ondo
  • Apapa Traffic: Iheanacho Wants Old Buildings Pulled Down
  • It’s Do Or Die Against Eagles —Cameroon
  • 4 Fraudsters That Use Hypnotism Nabbed In Lagos
  • Quit Notice To Igbo: Arewa Youths Can’t Fool Us With Withdrawal — Niger Delta Agitators
  • We’re Tired Of Senseless Killings, Say Boko Haram Leaders
  • Clean Up Of Banks’ Books Will Leave More Room For Profit — Highcap Securities Boss
  • Cost Of Funds To Fall As N193bn Inflow Is Set To Boost Interbank Liquidity
  • We’re tired of senseless killings, say Boko Haram leaders
  • Corruption: Police declare Senator Misau wanted for forgery
  • MASSOB vows to resist planned re-arrest of Kanu
  • Owerri market demolition: No one died, says Okorocha; Lies, my 10-yr-old son is dead – father
  • FRC, shareholders bicker over waivers
  • South south/South east governors reaffirm faith in Nigeria’s unity
  • It’s do or die against Eagles —Cameroon
  • Edo Super 4 teams line behind Super Eagles against Cameroon
  • Liverpool vs Arsenal: Wenger again on firing line
  • I won’t quit Chelsea over transfers, says Conte
  • Why Igbo youths are very angry — George Obiozor

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Nation

  • Nigerians are stellar students at U.S.-based Bowie University – officials
  • Hard work, dedication, key to Rangers success – Okpala
  • Fmr Japanese Prime Minister Tsutomu Hata dies at 82
  • Saudi Arabia expects Hajj revenues to exceed $4.2bn
  • At 26, Abia still crawling – NLC chairman, pioneer NUJ chairman
  • Storm Harvey: Social media to the rescue for stranded Texans
  • Eid-el-Kabir: Osun offers free Lagos-Osogbo train ride
  • Exchange programme: U. S. University renews relationship with Nigeria
  • EURUSD: Getting ready to make new yearly highs.
  • Slow judicial system frustrating anti-graft war – EFCC
  • Trump renews threat to scrap NAFTA
  • Boko Haram ‘commander’: I led Chibok schoolgirls kidnap
  • Ajimobi warns Olubadan to stay away from politics
  • $14.1b forex deals attract investors
  • Diezani: Court rules today on ‘hidden’ N7.6b
  • Hard work, dedication, key to Rangers success – Okpala
  • D’Tigress beat Senegal 65-48 to win 2017 Afrobasket title
  • Liverpool Thrash Arsenal, Chelsea Beat Everton; Spurs Held by Burnley
  • Injured Iwobi Out of Nigeria Squad
  • Mayweather vs. McGregor — Neymar, Football Stars React to Fight
  • FULL-TIME: LIVERPOOL 4-0 ARSENAL
  • Mayweather Throws Victory Party with Twerking Naked Girls
  • Ajimobi warns Olubadan to stay away from politics
  • $14.1b forex deals attract investors
  • Diezani: Court rules today on ‘hidden’ N7.6b
  • JAMB defends low minimum cut-off marks
  • I won’t go on exile, IPOB leader Kanu tells supporters
  • Rivers East district has no senator, says Wike

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

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