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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, August 12, 2017

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Punch

  • Drought hits Ethiopia, claims 2 million animals
  • Police kill 11 in Kenya as post-election riots flare
  • VIDEO: Police rescue suspected kidnappers from mob
  • [VIDEO] Buhari is a ‘photo President,’ Asari Dokubo says, calls out Diezani, Charly Boy, others
  • Neymar fever pitch focuses on PSG makeweight
  • Husband kills wife as crying children watch, then takes own life
  • Mother-daughter terrorists accused of plotting knife attacks
  • There were five attempts to stop PDP convention –Makarfi
  • 5 million North Koreans volunteer to join Army against America
  • Bolt anchors Jamaica into finals
  • Stray bullet kills girl as police shoot at protesters
  • Archbishop confesses: I failed to protect children from sexual predators
  • Nigerian Army committed to UN humanitarian services in northeast – Commander
  • We have information on Ozubulu killers, says Obiano
  • Election: Anambra lawyers declare war against IPOB, call Kanu anarchist
  • Gunmen demands N30m after abducting businessman, killing driver in Nasarawa
  • Ritualists’ den: Mob sets destitute ablaze in Lagos
  • ‘Leaders ruin themselves when they steal public funds’
  • Buhari: As another season of protests returns
  • PDP mulls suspension of members as convention holds
  • Anti-party activities: Mushin APC disciplinary committee summons Banire
  • Shell reacts as protesters storm facilities in Rivers
  • Why we are refinancing local debts with $3bn – DMO
  • Electricity: Lafarge to add 30MW to grid in 2018
  • Chinese banks to finance oil projects in Nigeria–NNPC
  • FG needs 100,000 tractors to meet agriculture targets – Udoma
  • Electricity returns to Magboro, others, 10 years after
  • Bayelsa orders APC to vacate secretariat
  • Justice system failure, recipe for greater conflict –Osinbajo
  • Recall: Melaye knows fate on September 11
  • There were five attempts to stop PDP convention –Makarfi
  • Election: Anambra lawyers declare war against IPOB, call Kanu anarchist
  • PDP clears five for Anambra gov primary, stops one

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Why Army has not staged coup again in Nigeria — Obasanjo
  • We raided UN camp to arrest B/Haram terrorists — Army
  • Police Kill 11 In Kenya As Post-Election Riots Flare
  • What PDP Plans To Discuss At Saturday’s Natl Convention
  • Blogging Is A More Lucrative Job Than Banking – Laila Ijeoma, CEO, LailasBlog
  • Sixty Deaths Over 5 Days At India Hospital Without Oxygen
  • FG Will Re-Position Civil Service For Greater Service Delivery – Osinbajo
  • Stop Killing Our People, Igbo In C’river Tell Feuding Villages
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympics: My Focus Is To Win Medal, Says 2015 Africa Games Gold Medallist
  • Sixty Children Die In 5 Days At India Hospital Without Oxygen
  • Buhari Sets Guiness World Record, Becomes First Elected President Resident In Another Country – Reno
  • Zidane Extend Real Madrid Contract
  • Re: The Futility Of Dakuku’s Appointment- A Treatise By Wike
  • Ozubulu Massacre: Osinbajo Sends Delegation To Anambra
  • Ozubulu Attack: FG Selects Ngige, Usman Jibril, Others To Condole Anambra People
  • Nigerian Army Committed To UN Humanitarian Services In North-East– Commander
  • FG Working Hard To Fulfill Electoral Promises – Lai Mohammed
  • There Is No Vacancy In Aso Rock, Okorocha Insist
  • Still On NASS And Devolution Of Powers

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Sun

  • Abia Chief of Staff dies in London
  • Fayose felicitates with deputy on promotion as professor
  • Ticket racketeering: Amaechi sacks station managers, porters
  • World’s oldest man dies in Israel aged 113 years
  • Kenya polls: Obasanjo calls for calm as opposition kicks
  • US-Korea face-off: Plan to strike Guam ready mid-August
  • WITHOUT RESTRUCTURING, FORGET 2019 ELECTIONS –AYO ADEBANJO
  • Bombings may resume in Niger Delta – Evah
  • Supporters of restructuring pursuing hidden agenda – Tanko Yakasai
  • How I started my business with N1000
  • Tax incentives alone won’t attract investors–Expert
  • Cutix rewards staff, distributors
  • Rangers convention holds today in Houston
  • Burnley storms stamford bridge as chelsea begins title defense
  • CHAN 2018: Squirrels of Benin vow to stop Eagles
  • From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said it had been silent on the…
  • … It’s a big leap for 2019 –Omehia
  • Anambra guber: PDP clears Obiogbolu, Oduah, four others
  • Police arrest 18 kidnappers, 22 robbers in Rivers
  • DSS nabs Germans’ abductors in Abuja
  • Police arrest 18 kidnappers, 22 robbers in Rivers

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • Egypt train crash toll hits 41 as cranes clear busy link
  • Nigerian Army committed to UN humanitarian services in North-East– Commander
  • Bolt anchors Jamaica into finals
  • Trump ramps up Guam assurances over North Korea threat
  • Three killed in protests against disputed Kenya vote
  • Kwara sets aside about N16m for fistula, said Commisioner
  • France’s Macron warns against ‘escalation of tensions’ over North Korea
  • Sixty deaths over 5 days at India hospital without oxygen
  • Groups sensitises men to support exclusive breastfeeding
  • Portugal battling fresh wildfires
  • Xi urges Trump to avoid exacerbating North Korea tensions
  • Egypt train crash toll hits 41 as cranes clear busy link
  • Bolt anchors Jamaica into finals
  • Trump ramps up Guam assurances over North Korea threat
  • Three killed in protests against disputed Kenya vote
  • Kwara sets aside about N16m for fistula, said Commisioner
  • Sixty deaths over 5 days at India hospital without oxygen
  • Groups sensitises men to support exclusive breastfeeding
  • Portugal battling fresh wildfires
  • Usain Bolt: Lightning legend
  • President Buhari’s Health – Police Prevent Clash Between Rival Groups Of Protesters
  • Trump thanks Putin for slashing U.S. diplomatic staff
  • Mayweather says fight with McGregor won’t go distance
  • Zidane to extend Real Madrid contract
  • Cech hails ‘beautiful’ Leicester game
  • Pochettino forgives Rose for Spurs ‘Google’ jibe
  • NPFL: Plateau United, MFM FC in title-defining clash
  • Neymar offers to pay $2.5 million fine to Brazil tax authorities
  • Okumagba leads Supporters Club to cheer Eagles against Squirrels

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • Flood Sack Uduaghan’s Community
  • Court Fixes Sept 11 for Judgement on Dino’s Application to stop Recall
  • Uhuru Kenyatta Defeats Ralia Odinga, Re-elected for a Second Term
  • FG Requests Extradition of US-based Man Accused of $712,000 Fraud
  • ANN Condemns Ozubulu Killings
  • Libya to Deport 540 Nigerians in August, Says NAPTIP
  • NCC Raids SIM Cards Sellers
  • NASCO Sponsors Customers on Hajj
  • Police Set Up Panel to Probe Bribery Allegations for Special Promotion
  • Nigeria to Refinance Domestic Debts by External Borrowing
  • Nationwide HIV/AIDS Survey, Largest Worldwide, Says NACA Boss
  • APC Moves Against Banire through Ward over Alleged Anti-party Activities
  • Osinbajo: Human Rights Abuses Capable of Undermining Anti-terror War
  • Boko Haram: Troops Search Houses in Maiduguri
  • Why Nigeria Must Join in Global Application of Biotechnology
  • Chinese Banks to Commit $250m to NNPC’s Ajaokuta-Kano Gas Line
  • All Set for PDP’s National Convention in Abuja Today
  • Police Arrest 70 Kidnappers, Cultists, Others in Rivers
  • After Ozubulu: Drug Crisis at Centre Stage, 80 Nigerians on Death Row in Malaysia
  • Flood Sack Uduaghan’s Community
  • FG Fires Managers of Abuja-Kaduna Rail over Extortion
  • Libya to Deport 540 Nigerians in August, Says NAPTIP
  • Nationwide HIV/AIDS Survey, Largest Worldwide, Says NACA Boss
  • Court: Stop Parading Yourself as PDP Chair in Yobe
  • Dambazau: Executive Bill to Curb Hate Speech Underway

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Nation

  • FG to re-position Civil Service for greater service delivery – Osinbajo
  • 11 killed in Kenya post-election violence
  • There were five attempts to stop PDP convention – Makarfi
  • Ozubulu Attack: Osinbajo sends FG delegation to Anambra
  • ‘Army committed to UN humanitarian services in North-East’
  • China to U.S: Don’t escalate tensions with North Korea
  • Election: Kenyan girl shot dead by police in protest over
  • Women’s Long Jump Final: United State’s Resse stops Okagbare
  • Teenage boy faces break-in, robbery charges in Lagos
  • Chibok schoolgirls’ strength inspiring – UN
  • International Youth Day: 9mobile celebrates Nigerian youths
  • UN kicks as troops raid Nigeria’s office for Shekau
  • Borno APC fingers Sheriff’s loyalists for rumour of sect leader’s arrest
  • I sacked 93 military chiefs to end coups —Obasanjo
  • Women’s Long Jump Final: United State’s Resse stops Okagbare
  • Three Thoughts from Arsenal 4-3 Leicester
  • Wikki Tourists slammed 3match behind closed Doors,fined N2.250m
  • Game Over at Emirates! Arsenal 4-3 Leicester
  • IAAF WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP: Team Nigeria receives camp allowances
  • Morocco bids to host 2026 World Cup
  • Eagles’ road-travel likely to affect performance – Coach
  • Election: Kenyan girl shot dead by police in protest over
  • Chibok schoolgirls’ strength inspiring – UN
  • UN kicks as troops raid Nigeria’s office for Shekau
  • Borno APC fingers Sheriff’s loyalists for rumour of sect leader’s arrest
  • I sacked 93 military chiefs to end coups —Obasanjo
  • N1bn Jonathan’s campaign fund: EFCC quizzes ex-Skye Bank chair Ayeni

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

 

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