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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, August 5, 2017

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The SUN
2019: Obasanjo, Babangida, Abdulsalami, Gusau shop for Buhari’s successor
IGP at The Sun, seeks public support for security trust fund’
DSS blames calls for restructuring on poor governance
7-Day ultimatum: Waterways operators dare Lagos
Sex worker allegedly kills client
…Idris, Ambode speak on state police
FCE Oyo needs N3bn to become varsity –Provost
Oshiomhole, Sagay clash over restructuring
NASS: Waku is talking rubbish –Sagay
Security agents take over Bayelsa APC secretariat
House flays Customs over $500m lost to illegal wood export
Inside Lagos strip clubs
You can’t be rich working for someone
Movie producer offered me six roles for six rounds of sex –Juliet Patrick
REVEALED! : Why Nigerian coaches languish in penury — Bosso
Putin says will consider running for another 6-year term
Gulf crisis intensifies, Turkey and Qatar to hold joint drills
North Korea slams US over travel ban
Banire biting fingers that fed him – Ajomale
MTN returns to profit making after turbulent 2016
Oil producing communities want passage of PIB bill on 10% equity
Bolt quits the tracks
NPFL : MFM, Enyimba in bitter title fight
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Biafra: Arewa youths to lobby N’Assembly on referendum
N30tn revenue loss: Senate panel orders 30 CEOs’ arrest …over non-appearance
Archbishop of Canterbury visits Buhari, pledges prayers
Presidency to probe Osinbajo’s nominees to ICPC board
Police arrest 78-year-old, teenager, others for kidnapping, armed robbery
IMSU student nabbed for robbery in Imo
Sex worker stabs father of four to death in Asaba
Hoodlums attack Ikorodu residents on bad road portion
Civil servant arraigned for exposing Kogi gov’s Abuja residence
How couple lost four children in Kerosene explosion in Rivers
Man jailed for stealing N1,000 maize
Five killed in fresh Ogbe-Ijoh, Aladja communal clash
28-year-old docked for unlawful possession of 22 goats in Osun
Things are difficult economically, APC admits
Lawmakers approve Umahi’s request of N2.5bn for construction of Ecumenical Centre
Constitution review: Still far from nation’s expectation
Oshiomhole, Sagay, Ezeife differ on restructuring
Buhari responsible for problem in Nigeria police –Akiolu
Quit notice: Northern, Igbo groups form panel to resolve crisis
We must plan a Nigeria without crude oil –Osinbajo
Suspension: Police, DSS take over APC secretariat
Ajimobi inaugurates security trust fund
CBN tightens liquidity, as interbank lending rate multiplies
India may dump Nigeria’s crude for US oil
Intervene in Kogi labour crisis, NLC tells FG
eTranzact records 20% growth in revenue
NERC threatens to withdraw licences of non-performing Gencos
26 stocks appreciate, market gains N79bn
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Restructuring: Listen to Nigerians, Bishop Martins tells FG
Repair the damage you caused in Police, Oba of Lagos tells Buhari
Police foil suicide bomb attacks in Borno
Northern youth groups, Igbo leaders set up reconciliation C’ttee over notice of quit
NNPC to open financial statements for scrutiny
Militants explode: Split Nigeria into five Republics
Restructuring: The issues of Capacity, citizenship, and competition by Chukwudum, Denis Hotel chairman
APGA crisis: Where will the pendulum swing?
Biafra: The Legal, Political, Economic, and Social Questions
Rights group plans debate with candidates
Britons now buy made-in-Nigeria suits – FG
Digital marketing key to MSMEs growth, says SMEDAN’s DG
24hrs ports operations: Maritime police defies Osinbajo’s executive order
Naira depreciates to N365 in parallel market
Amaechi calls for recruitment of more female bus conductors
LASG releases N8 billion as compensation to displaced property owners
Mother allegedly abandoned 5-month-old baby to die in Lagos inferno
Asaba submerged by flood
Sweet and sour stories of artistes who dumped their former record labels
I’m a billionaire based on my works, Orits Williki explodes!
Gbenga Makanjuola celebrates 50 golden years
Erelu Abiola Dosunmu’s 70th birthday celebration
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Adetutu Adekunle: the accidental food business woman
Embrace technology to defeat Boko Haram, Osinbajo charges military
Archbishop of canterbury visits Buhari, happy at level of recovery
Felabration 2017: Celebrating 20 years of Fela’s passing
Rwandans celebrate Kagame’s record 98% election landslide
Mauritania votes on constitution after tense campaign
Army foiled suicide bomb attack, kills three Boko Haram
Electoral commission confirms Senegal ruling coalition landslide
Eight still missing at flooded Russian diamond mine
Clashes after three rebels killed in Indian Kashmir
Barca lost Neymar Sr support over unpaid bonus
Neymar waits as PSG make quick million on record investment
Recalling Espana ’82 World Cup disaster
Fans queue up for PSG’s number 10 shirts
Nigerian athletes begin quest for medals
Conte tells Barca to forget replacing Neymar with Hazard
2019: My son not interested in governorship seat, says Saraki
Ganduje fires Kwankwaso’s associate, approves new political appointees
ADP urges Osinbajo to call Lalong to order
DSVRT, Ministry of Justice partner journalists in the fight against SGBV, child abuse
Do you have a moody spouse ?
As parents you must pay attention to your children, no matter how busy you are – Queenette Enilama
Ronaldo ‘wants England return’
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Biafra ‘cabinet’: DSS puts Soludo, Utomi, Gana, others under watch
Talks: Niger Delta leaders back down on ultimatum to FG
Strike: Lagos orders Laspotech workers to return to work, sues staff unions
Alleged N30tr ports scam: Senate orders arrest of CEOs of Glo, Dana, Visafone, 27 others
We’ll eliminate kidnapping, militancy in one year, says IGP
…says Nigeria not ripe for state police
Rwanda’s Kagame sweeps presidential polls to win third term
Two dogs, three bombers die in foiled Boko Haram attack
New minimum wage: NASS ready, waiting for executive – Saraki
Oshiomhole, Ezeife, Sagay disagree on restructuring
Ikpeazu restates commitment to industrialise Abia
NIMASA introduces new cabotage policy
Ondo Assembly shifts commissioners’ screening
HMD Global announces Nokia smartphone ranges
Joy, relief as FG begins work on Calabar-Odukpani highway
Boko Haram:US investigating allegations of torture by Cameroon troops
Ambode seeks NERC’s approval for 3,000MW power project
Flood kills 10 , displaces 7, 342 in Plateau
I have experience to be Ekiti gov, says Bamidele
South East governors implement below 40 percent of budget —Group
Buhari building Nigeria to become Africa’s biggest industrial hub, says Oyegun
2019: My son not interested in governorship – Saraki
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Again, Archbishop of Canterbury Visits Buhari, Says President’s Rapid Recovery Delights Him
Good Leadership, True Federalism will Defuse Agitations, Say Obaseki, Oshiomhole, Sagay
Akiolu Accuses Buhari of Killing Efficiency in Police Force
Power Ministry Saves FG from N119bn Judgement Liability
Northern Youths, Igbo Leaders Set up Committee on Quit Notice
Ambode Seeks NERC’S Approval for 3000Mw Power Project
Lagos Arraigns Hotel Owner, Workers for aiding Homosexuality
Suicide Attack on Leprosy Centre Foiled
Gunmen Kidnap Elder Statesman, Nduka Eya, Demand N16m
Police Smash Kidnap, Cattle Rustling other Syndicates
Man Arrested over Badoo Killings Denies Involvement
‘Ban on Use of Edo Public Schools for Social Activities will Check Vandalism’
Osinbajo Inaugurates Judicial Commission on Armed Forces Compliance with Human Rights
NiMet to Collaborate with NASRDA On GIS, Climate Monitoring
Probe Judges who Jailed Underage Inmates, Charges Rights Group
NDLEA Uncovers Cannabis Depot in Lagos, Arrests Suspect
Imo Air Partners ELREEDA Foundation on CSR
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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