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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, August 10, 2017


  • APC behind insecurity in Anambra, wants state of emergency – Obiano
  • Ozubulu Church Attack: We are yet to recover from the shock —Community
  • My re-arrest’ll quicken actualisation of Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu
  • Lassa fever: 3 more test positive at LUTH, 150 under watch
  • Kanu’s call for referendum or no election in order – Cleric
  • Bus Crashes Into Building, Killing Many, Trapping Two Passengers
  • Comptroller Gen Customs Urges Clearing Agents To Stop Defrauding Nation
  • Africa At Cannabis Crossroads
  • Korea To Trump: Your Warnings Are ‘Loads Of Nonsense’
  • Premier League Newcomers Face Survival Battle
  • Court Remands 2 Men For Alleged Rape Of Sisters
  • Alison-Madueke’s Loot Can Fund Infrastructure Development, Says Group
  • 5 Dead, 50 Missing As Smugglers Thursday Throw 180 Migrants Into Yemen Sea: IOM
  • Herdsmen Seek Inclusion In FG’s Health Programmes
  • UNN To Develop A World-Class Science Park, Says VC
  • NUJ Urges Police To Track Killers Of NTA Reporter
  • UN Prediction On Igbo Language Extinction, Huge Insult On Ndigbo – Igboezue
  • Tense Kenya Awaits Results Of Disputed Election
  • S. Destroyer Challenges China’s Claims In South China Sea
  • Nigerians Call On INEC To Create More CVR Centres
  • Tough Task For CHAN Debutants Egypt
  • Timi Frank, Others Encouraging Anarchy In APC – South-East
  • Premier League newcomers face survival battle
  • Tough task for CHAN debutants Egypt
  • Federer cruises in first match since Wimbledon win
  • Shocker! Enyeama shuns Saraki, Ogba
  • Anambra Poll: Oyegun assures of level playing ground
  • 2015 election losers are sponsors of hate speech – APC
  • APC behind insecurity in Anambra, wants state of emergency – Obiano



The Sun

  • Glo declares Friday Free Data Day
  • BREAKING: Pro, anti-Buhari protesters clash in Abuja
  • 4 things all solo female travellers should know
  • 2019: Osoba charges APC to gear up for PDP threat
  • Europe running out of butter
  • Osinbajo approves appointment of 21 new federal perm secs
  • Ozubulu massacre: Catholic Church unveils names of the dead, injured
  • PDP’ll takeover power in 2019 – Okowa
  • Akintola at 98: Anyaoku delivers lecture today
  • Govt officials, political parties responsible for Nigeria’s problem – Obi of Onitsha
  • Diezani’s loot can fund infrastructure devt. – Group
  • Court remands two for alleged rape of sisters
  • Herdsmen seek inclusion in FG’s health programmes
  • No signs of manipulation in Kenya vote – EU observers
  • Germany calls for stronger peace efforts in South Sudan
  • Saudi police arrest singer for ‘dab’ dance move
  • 2019: Umahi, Elechi resume bitter war ahead of polls
  • PDP, APC regroup in Delta after court judgments
  • Abia 2019: Ikwuano people vow to sack T A Orji from Senate
  • We’re optimistic about Nigeria’s economic recovery –Ugbe, MultiChoice boss
  • FG should protect local manufacturers – Udenta, Vintage Industries boss
  • Nigeria lost N11tr to corruption in power sector – SERAP
  • Eagles goalkeeper crisis : Enyeama snubs Saraki, Ogba
  • Russia 2018 W/Cup qualifier: I’ll invite only fit players for Cameroon clash –Rohr
  • NPFL launches Africa’s highest jackpot lottery
  • Man faces N108, 000 fraud charge
  • Yobe Pilgrims Board officials arrested over missing Hajj fares




  • Court remands two men for raping sisters
  • BREAKING: Smugglers throw 180 migrants into Yemen sea
  • Diezani’s loot can fund infrastructure development – Group
  • 68 civil servants sacked over salary fraud
  • Flood waters increase in Russian diamond mine, eight missing
  • Luxembourg hit by tainted eggs scare
  • Osun man beats son to death for stealing neighbour’s belt
  • Saraki sacks 98 aides
  • Court orders man’s flogging for stealing waste bin
  • Glo declares Friday Free Data Day
  • Turkey detains Russian IS suspect ‘planning attack on US base’
  • [BREAKING] FIFA ranking: Super Eagles are 6th in Africa, 38th in world
  • North Korea’s Guam strike plan: what we know
  • Osinbajo approves appointment of 21 permanent secretaries
  • Three more LUTH workers test positive for Lassa fever
  • Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan wasted N11tn on electricity –SERAP
  • Kidnappers’ den: ‘Mad’ woman arrested with phones, ATM card
  • Man arraigned for N9m visa fraud
  • Baby whose genitals were cut off by stepmother dies
  • Pensioners take over Niger Assembly as spokesperson collapses
  • Saraki sacks 98 aides
  • Obiano attacks Oyegun, says APC chair is a failed leader
  • 2018 gov poll: Don’t underrate Fayose, Osoba tells APC
  • No substitute for restructuring – N’Delta elders
  • Anambra poll: Oyegun meets aspirants, APC fixes primary for June 19
  • #OurMumuDonDo: Senate condemns police attack on anti-Buhari protesters
  • [UPDATE] Saraki’s pensions: We have no idea how much was refunded —Finance commissioner
  • Don’t disrupt Anambra polls, APGA chieftain begs IPOB
  • INEC to punish erring officials




  • Court Strikes out FG’s Suit against Seven Banks over TSA
  • Presidency: There is No Basis for Buhari to Resign
  • Kwara: All Pension Money Paid to Saraki Has Been Returned
  • Anambra Attack: Death Toll Rises to 13 as Church Releases Full List of Victims
  • Lassa Fever: Lagos Places 22 More Persons under Surveillance
  • N30tn: Senate C’ttee Claims Firms Admitted Complicity in Revenue Loss
  • Buhari’s 2015 Campaign Official in Kano Dumps APC for PDP
  • Enelamah: Customs, Agencies Must Obey Presidential Orders
  • AU, AFRIMA Jury Unveil AFRIMA 2017 Nominees List
  • Protesters: Buhari Holding Nigeria to Ransom
  • Modular Refineries: Ijaw Youths Reject Strict Preconditions
  • Okiro, Police IG on War Path over Special Promotion, Other Issues
  • Air Force Bomb Boko Haram Hide out
  • Nation Building: Obaseki Seeks Stronger Ties between Church, Govt
  • Tax Revenues for Capital Project, Says Obaseki
  • Tinubu Mourns Ex-Bauchi Deputy Gov, Muhammed-Gadi
  • NIRSAL Jump-starts Livestock Feed Improvement Programme Nationwide
  • Wike Bans 1,886 Schools in Rivers
  • Three Men Arraigned for Stealing N9.1m Belonging to Lagos Speaker
  • EFCC Recovers N227m in Kaduna
  • Benue Denies Plans to Sack Workers
  • Mexico Football Captain Accused of Being ‘Front-man’ for Drug Cartel
  • Military Arrests Suspected Militant Alleged to Have Killed Two Soldiers
  • FG Restructures Debt Profile, to Issue Dollar-backed Treasury Bills
  • Extends Maturity to Three Years Approves 2018-2020 MTEF, pegs oil benchmark at $45 Retains N305/$1 exchange rate External reserves hit $31.2bn Omololu Ogunmade in…
  • ‘How Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Squandered N11tn Electricity Fund’
  • Pan Ocean’s Amukpe Pipeline to Boost Nigeria’s Crude Exports by 160,000bpd
  • Maritime Workers Issue APM Terminal Ultimatum to Remove Containers on Apapa…
  • Court Strikes out FG’s Suit against Seven Banks over TSA
  • Presidency: There is No Basis for Buhari to Resign
  • Kwara: All Pension Money Paid to Saraki Has Been Returned



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