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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, August 17, 2017

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The SUN
Ozubulu: Bishop, attack target, speaks
500 PDP ex-councillors endorse Wike for second term
Gunmen attack EFCC office in Abuja
2019: Ekweremadu, Kalu, Okorocha, Obi tipped for presidency
We’ve failed ASUU, FG confesses
Our problem with IVF, by clerics
Panic as another global stock market crash looms
BREAKING: FG to formally hand over Presidential Lodge Marina to Lagos govt. Thursday
Boko Haram kills 42 Kebbi farmers, says Gov Bagudu
Anti-Buhari protesters give 21-day ultimatum
Army kills 10 insurgents, recovers 52 cows in Borno
Top five benefits of eating bananas
Australian researchers in peanut allergy breakthrough
MURIC tasks security agencies on attackers of EFCC headquarters
Indiscriminate parking: FRSC wants Ogun govt. to erect standard bus stops
FRSC intercepts 2 alleged human traffickers, rescues 44 minors in Kaduna
Mugabe in South Africa for regional summit
I must return to Atlético – Diego Costa
PDP regroups, sets eyes on 2019
PDP chairmanship: Babatope, others drum up support for Bode George
FG yet to audit TSA –Auditor-General
Digital economy answer to dwindling oil revenue – Huawei MD
Nigeria targets fertiliser export by 2022
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Ronaldo-less Real Madrid win Spanish SuperCup
No audit report on N4.2tn TSA two years after –AGF
Lassa fever: LUTH discharges two doctors
Court rules against police in Evans’ case
Otti attacks Ikpeazu over Abia $200m foreign loan
One feared killed as IPOB clashes with army, police
Use seers to find Ozubulu killers, Bishop tells monarchs
Anambra lawmaker dies after primary election
Court rules against police in Evans’ case
Why public officials send children abroad –Senate panel chair
Quit notice: Northern govs, elders meet in Abuja
Osinbajo says hate speech is cancer
PDP to raise caretaker committees for Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun
No audit report on N4.2tn TSA two years after –AGF
Otti attacks Ikpeazu over Abia $200m foreign loan
Confusion as APC cancels meeting with governors
Suicide bombers kill 17, injure 82 in Borno attack
ASUU strike: We failed to fulfil agreement, FG admits
Attack: #ResumeOrResign group suspends protest in Abuja, moves to Lagos
Lassa fever: LUTH discharges two doctors
Gunmen attack EFCC office, deliver threat letter
2019: INEC swears in nine more RECs
NPC seeks donor support for 2018 biometric-based census
PTDA uncovers 15,600 federal ‘ghost pensioners’
Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new ministers, inaugurates 15 perm secs
Ambode calls for joint efforts to empower youths
Bishops advise military on B’ Haram
FRSC arrest suspected traffickers with 44 minors in Kaduna
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Public officials took N400bn bribe in 1 year – NBS
Presidency criticises Resume or Resign group
Naira appreciates to N359.7/$ as External reserve hits $31.35bn
Breaking: Trump sacks Nigeria’s Ogunlesi as adviser
Photos: Protest match to pass vote of confidence on President Buhari
One feared dead as Police, IPOB clash in Anambra
Charly Boy group suspends protest indefinitely
APGA: Obiano aims higher after Oye’s Court victory
PDP Non-Elective Convention: A political masterstroke
Why PDP delegates should look at me to beat Obiano — Obiogbolu
Obiano’s many enemies’ll not allow him win —Ojukwu
SEC to begin phasing out Annual Reports before March 2018
BoI disburses micro-credit loans to 7000 in Ogun
ECOWAS assesses Nigerian port facilities on security code
How to come up with business ideas
Edo Govt orders removal of structures under high electricity transmission cables
The changing patterns of August meetings in Igbo land
Ajapa: Ondo community notorious for kidnapping, militancy
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Danbatta advocates review of academic curriculum to include ICT contents
Nigeria police, judges highest bribe-takers, says UN agency
Government failed ASUU, minister admits
Ronaldo-less Real complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona
ASUU and unending battle for the soul of university education
Peace with North Korea a ‘possibility’: top US general
Kenya election body pressured to publish result forms
Police confirm killing of 16 people in Borno triple suicide attacks
TSA saved government N56.4b overdraft charges in one year, says AGF
Release El-zakzaky now or kill us all, protesting Shiites tell government
LUTH discharges three patients admitted for Lassa fever
English FA denies Ogenyi Onazi work permit to join Birmingham
NFF declares Uyo ready to host Nigeria, Cameroon battle
Koeman backs Sigurdsson to boost Everton
US-based Nigerian ex-athletes sad over poor outing in London
If you can kick ball forward they ask £10m, says Benitez
NRFF plans partnership with English Premier League, South Africa Rugby
Renewing PDP’s determined return to Kogi’s Lugard House
‘APC playing politics with Nigeria’s destiny’
PDP’s reconciliatory efforts ongoing, says Fayose
Asia rally falters as dollar languishes
CBN’s power, airline interventions hit N277 billion
BoI unveils plans to upscale risk assets for small, medium firms
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Tighter security for Magu after gun attack on EFCC
Security beefed up for Magu, mother, family
NNPC saves $3b yearly from production cost cut
Evans knows fate August 29
Oyo council workers, pensioners get salary arrears
Fed Govt gives varsities nod to conduct post-UTME
‘Judiciary not cooperating with Buhari in anti-corruption war’
We’re not corrupt, say Police
Panel to review govt’s deal with ASUP, COEASU
Protesters move sit-outs to Lagos, London
Tension in Anambra as Kanu visits Ekwulobia
Police exhume ‘human parts’ at church
Gani Adams to Fed Govt: fix Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Activists decry incessant child defilement
45 bomb victims evacuated to Maiduguri hospital
Quit notice: Shettima meets northern elders, Arewa again
TSA: Fed Govt consolidates 20,000 accounts
Cable thief gets six months
Shell, communities disagree on N600m investments
$100b non-oil export target: Stakeholders push for AGOA
The chronicle of Chief David Attah, a statesman
Ebonyi distributes N19m relief items to IDPs
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
NBS: Roughly N400bn in Bribes Given to Public Officials Annually
Again, Shettima Meets Northern Elders, Arewa Coalition on Withdrawal of Quit…
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu
In a First, FG Accepts Blame for ASUU Strike
Finally, Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios to New Ministers, Swears in Perm Secs
Nnewi: Small Town of Super Rich Nigerians
Osinbajo Pledges FG’s Partnership with IPI on 2018 World Congress in Nigeria
Police Confirm 16 Killed, 82 Injured in Borno Market Attack
APGA Crisis: Appeal Court Sacks Agbaso, Reinstates Oye as National Chairman
One Feared Dead as Police, IPOB Clash in Anambra
Police Commence Investigation into Attack on EFCC Office
TSA: FG Saves N4.7bn Monthly in Bank Charges
SERAP Asks ICC to Investigate Alleged Missing N11tn Electricity Fund
Police: Why We Did Not Arrest Attackers of Charlie Boy’s Group
Trump Sacks Nigeria’s Ogunlesi, Other Corporate Advisers
S’ West PDP Begins Reconciliation, to Expel ‘Dissidents’
NAPIMS: New Business Processes Saved Nigeria $5bn in Two Years
Diaspora Nigerians: ‘Sponsored’ Anti-Buhari Protest Grave Danger to Country’s Stability
Body of Missing Police Inspector Resurfaces in Lagos Waterfront
ICC Commences Probe on Fulani Herdsmens Attacks
INEC Starts Countdown to 2019 General Election
Global Hunt for Nigerian Cyber Criminal Spreading Malware
Tambuwal Donates Truck Load of Food, Cash to Parents of Quadruplets
Senate Delighted with Lagos-Ibadan Railway Modernisation Project
Otti Asks FG to Monitor Abia’s Disbursement of Bailout Funds, Loans
Ribadu Advises Judiciary to Help EFCC Fight Corruption
Oyo Govt Releases N13bn for LGs Workers, Pensioners
Court Sentence Man to Prison for Stealing Eko Disco’s Cable
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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