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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, August 19, 2017

The SUN
Proactive, responsive governance key to Senate’s performance – Saraki
INEC deploys card reader machines for Gombe Assembly bye-election
Eko Atlantic City partners Fine and Country
Drug abuse: Kano govt. to establish drugs marshals‎
2017 Hajj: We’ve not recorded any death, road accident – NAHCON
After Adeboye’s visit, Buhari leaves London
Let’s solve Africa’s problems ourselves, Osinbajo tasks leaders
APC MAY LOSE 2019 POLLS, EX-GOV. OSOBA WARNS
I SAW HELL UNDER ABACHA–COL. GWADABE
NIGERIA’S ONLY PATH TO PROGRESS IS RESTRUCTURING – OSITELU
OLX donates raincoats to LASTMA
I scavenged to raise my business capital – Samuel Abe
Carl Lewis, others back Los Angeles 2028 Olympics bid
Russia 2018 World Cup: Iheanacho not sure of Eagles place against Cameroon
CHAN 2018 : Home Eagles in battle of survival against Squirrels
2 killed in Bayelsa APC meeting attack
I don’t know if I’m the richest woman in Africa – Folorunso Alakija
Egun: Torn between two countries
Can infections lead to male and female infertility?
Kwara confirms Lassa fever case
HIV EPIDEMIC LOOMS
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Buhari returns today, to address Nigerians Monday
Strike: We won’t go back to class until govt implements past agreements –ASUU
ASUU strike’ll increase prostitution, sex workers tell FG
Lawyers, opposition slam Osinbajo for slow response
Police arrest five for impersonating journalists
Crime writer arrested for four murders committed 22 years ago
Community worries over whereabouts of youths arrested by soldiers
Two ex-naval officers, one other arrested for car theft
‘Fingered’, harassed for sex, 12-year-old girl’s shocking accusation lands man in court
Lagos traditional ruler, three others remanded for burying policeman alive
Sex worker, 22, sells baby for N50,000 in Lagos
Guard killed, two suspects arrested in failed attempt to burgle ATM in Kano
Police arrest man for killing neighbour with charm in Ogun
Benue governor distances self from quit notice on herdsmen
Quit notices: Sitting on a keg of gunpowder
Osinbajo directs PenCom, CCB, ICPC heads to resume pending Senate confirmation
Kwara LG polls postponed by two weeks
Hate speech: FG plotting to silence opposition, says Fayose
IPOB may reverse no-election order in Anambra
Two killed, five injured as hoodlums attack APC secretariat
Defection: Atiku, Kwankwaso, others await Buhari’s decision on 2019 poll –Investigation
IPOB withdraws threat to stop Anambra election
65% of Chinese firms in Nigeria not documented –Report
Take advantage of FG’s diversification initiatives, Adeboye advises Nigerians
New Labour minister assumes office, advocates industrial peace
Illegal activities, cause of lower fisheries output, revenue – Minister
Nigerian stock index rises as bank shares gain
N30tn revenue loss: Senate gives Dana, others 48-hour
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
‘Northwest designed to permanently oppose restructuring ’
DIALOGUE: Militants name new leader, body to replace Clark, PANDEF
Corruption: Nigerian Police under scrutiny
REVEALED: Boko Haram attacked our school to steal, not to abduct us — Chibok Girls
President Muhammadu Buhari returns today, says Femi Adeshina
Quit order to Northerners, Yoruba: Militants can’t speak for N’Delta — Leaders, stakeholders
IPOB withdraws threat to stop Anambra election
Why Obasanjo can’t forgive the National Assembly
I suspended the campaign to save lives – Charly Boy
IPOB may plunge Nigeria into another civil war, Lawyers’ Group warns FG
Two-out-of-two for Mourinho’s United in 4-0 Swansea win
Diouf’s Liverpool history won’t stop Mane idolising him
Zidane shows Real support to Barcelona victims
Title not yet in the bag, says Plateau Utd coach Boboye
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
‘I’ve been to London to see the King’
Seven games to watch this weekend
Buhari returns to Nigeria today
My mother’s shoes are too big to fill, I am carving my own path – Sonia Irabor
Lagos court remands woman, 11 others over Ikeja ‘Ile-Zik’ kidnappers’ den
Presidential Villa agog as President Buhari returns to Abuja
Zimbabwe declares holiday on Mugabe’s birthday
Strange Disease: Kogi Government appeals for calm
Turkey slams ‘arrogant’ German reaction to Erdogan poll call
Nearly 600 dead in South Asia floods
2017 Hajj: We have not recorded any death, road accident – NAHCON
39-Yr-Old Nigerian Dies In Altercation With SA Police
Grace Mugabe to be given diplomatic immunity – South African government source
Bayelsa Violence – At Least One Killed At APC Chairmanship Inauguration In Yenagoa
D’Tigress victory excites Ahmedu, backs team for success
Zidane shows Real support to Barcelona victims
Injury may stop Iheanacho from Eagles’ squad
Chelsea still a work in progress admits Conte
Mourinho believes Martial will come good
Pochettino urges Spurs to forget Wembley woes
‘We’ve set up a committee to sanction culprits’
Two killed, several injured as Bayelsa APC rumbles
INEC deploys 450 personnel for Gombe parliamentary bye-election
Young Babcock undergraduate becomes CEO of Sweet Indulgence
‘I look at opportunities before looking at challenges’
I only do what God tells me to do at any given time – Reverend Marjorie Esomowei
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Buhari returns today
Osinbajo directs heads of PenCom,ICPC, others to resume ahead of Senate’s confirmation
Buhari laughs off ‘Resume or Resign’ campaign
Commission of inquiry recommends 32 Obas for Ibadan
Unarmed robbers comment: Reps reply Obasanjo
30tn revenue loss: Senate gives Dana, 12 other firms Monday to appear or face sanction
Attack: EFCC to relocate office, overhauls security nationwide
Vandals doing harm to economy, NNPC cries out
Police reject NBS’ most corrupt institution tag
Community leader, three others remanded for burying policeman alive in Lagos
Remove dirty naira notes from circulation
‘Patronise Made-in-Nigeria products’ -Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa
David Attah: Legends don’t die!
Three injured as building collapses in Ilorin
Oworonsoki residents need help
Suspected Nigerian drug trafficker jumps to death in India
2016 WASCE :Gloryland emerges best in Lagos
Jubilation as court strikes out Dammy Krane’s case
Former CP to discuss kidnapping at 2017 Nigeria Media Nite
PLAN visits Lagos market, lectures on plastic crates
Ogun ATWAP elects officers
500 Jigawa pilgrims stranded at airport
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Bauchi Catholic Diocese Gets New Bishop
Buhari Returns to Nigeria Saturday
Redeemed Church Leader, Pastor Adeboye Visits Buhari in London
Concern Mounts over Amnesty, Contract for Abductors of Lagos Pupils
NBS Report about Corruption in Police Misleading, Says Police
Eulogies as Justice Andrew Obaseki is Buried
104 Snakes, Millipedes, Spiders, Others Were Bound for Luxemburg, Says FG
FG Deploys Nine Permanent Secretaries
Two Killed as Violence Mars APC Chair’s Inauguration in Bayelsa
UN Building Search: Australia, Canada Germany Reiterate Commitment to Humanitarian Assistance
Illegal Bunkering: Navy Arrests, Hands over Vessel, Seven Crew to EFCC
Ibadan to have 32 Obas as Olubadan Retains Paramount Rulership
Alleged $350,000 Fraud: Firm Accuses FBI, US Congress, of Nonchalance
ICPC Arraigns A’Ibom Ex-Council Boss for Allegedly Embezzling N55.8m
South South Group Opposes Restructuring
Ugwuanyi Commends FG’s Siting of ICT University in Enugu
IPOB Embarks on Community Service, Repairs Umuahia Roads
Citibank Chairman Bags Honorary Degree
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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