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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, August 31, 2017

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Punch

  • BREAKING: Suicide bomb attack kills one at Algeria police station
  • Army neutralises top Boko Haram commanders
  • Pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of hajj
  • We don’t have power to arrest hate campaigners –Military
  • Sowore asks court to stop Saraki’s N4bn judgment claim
  • Risks in re-arresting Nnamdi Kanu
  • ‘Ooni’s stool remains sacred’
  • Another suspected ritual killers’ den uncovered in Lagos
  • Nigerians decry award of beautification contract to suya firm
  • There are corrupt elements in EFCC, says Magu
  • North Korea sentences four South Korean journalists to death over book reviews
  • US probes Sinopec for alleged $100m bribe payments to Nigerian officials
  • Military invade Bayelsa community over militants’ killing of four soldiers, civilian
  • Govt begins payment of workers’ N23bn salary, promotion arrears
  • Ibadan new kings distance selves from Ladoja’s suit
  • Kidnap kingpin, Evans, five others arraigned, remanded in Kirikiri
  • S’East govs meet Nnamdi Kanu, plan talks with IPOB
  • Nigerians decry award of beautification contract to suya firm
  • Military invade Bayelsa community over militants’ killing of four soldiers, civilian
  • Confusion as two police commissioners emerge in Lagos
  • Tattoo: Tortured lady identifies cops, petitions IG
  • Again, flood ravages Benue communities, Nasarawa panics
  • Mother assaults daughter, pours pepper into her genitals
  • UNIPORT confirms identity of suspect who killed niece for ritual
  • How we rescued Ondo abducted passengers –Police
  • I poisoned my stepson because I hate his mom and my husband –Teenage wife
  • Akeredolu swears in commissioners, says I inherited N220bn debt
  • Anambra poll: Three foreigners arrested for voter cards’ possession
  • APC panel submits report, okays Banire’s suspension
  • PDP bars committee members from contesting party offices
  • APC suspends Banire for 10 years at ward level
  • Anambra polls: Chidoka receives UPP’s flag

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • FG holding hundreds in secret facilities – Amnesty International
  • Who is Lagos Police Commissioner?
  • S-East govs to engage Kanu on IPOB’s ‘absolute’ demands
  • Kidnapping: I’m guilty, Evans, 2 others tell court
  • N30trn revenue leakage: We’ll continue with probe — Senate
  • Naira appreciates to N366/$
  • Army Neutralises Top Boko Haram Commanders In Combined Bombardment
  • Alleged N15.2m Fraud: Bizman’s Trial Begins Nov 29
  • FAAN Apologises Over Power Outage At Lagos Airport As Normalcy Returns
  • The National Consciousness Has Shifted — Ade Bakare
  • Stakeholders Urge Actions On Manufacturing, Real Estate, Others To End Poverty
  • Suspected Ritualist Who Disguised As Lunatic Set Ablaze
  • How To Get Loan From BoI
  • Lasser Fever: LUTH Discharges 150; Watching 40 Others
  • Hubby, 42, Arraigned For Allegedly Beating Wife To Pulp, Gets N100, 000 Bail
  • Housewife Kills 2-Week-Old Stepson Because She Was Forced Into Marriage
  • I Didn’t Hand Over Official Vehicles To Ativie —Oshiomhole
  • Troops Kill 82 Terrorists, Rescue 468 Hostages In Borno, Yobe
  • Gunmen Kill 4 Soldiers, Civilian In Bayelsa
  • Power Comes From God, Makarfi Tells PDP Members
  • APC, PDP Bicker Over Wike’s Transparency
  • Battle of Uyo: Ezenwa vows to keep clean slate
  • Ola Aina expects FIFA clearance today
  • NFF, Zenith plan big for Future Eagles tourney
  • Eagles can count on me —Nwakeme
  • Marriage crash: Uche Jombo’s fans take on bloggers
  • Ooni and I have parted ways, says Olori Wuraola
  • Pop star Justin Bieber’s testicle puts nurse in trouble
  • Chimamanda Adichie bags ‘doctor of letters’ award in UK

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Sun

  • BREAKING: 30 trapped in Mumbai building collapse
  • I’m guilty – Evans
  • Promote national cohesion, The Sun MD tells AGN
  • Thousand of Nigerians missing –Amnesty
  • ASUU strike: Osinbajo leads negotiating team
  • EFCC recovers N409bn in 8 months –Magu
  • It’s over between Ooni and I – Olori Wuraola
  • South East govs meet Kanu over Anambra guber, Biafra
  • Default filing: NSE slams N296m fine on 35 firms
  • Why bleaching is addictive –Expert
  • Adamawa govt. to return all out-of-school children to classrooms
  • Sallah: Kaduna Museum to hold cultural fiesta for children
  • Army neutralises top Boko Haram commanders
  • More missile flights coming – N’Korea leader
  • UNSC extends AU-led mission in Somalia
  • 8 dead in CAR clashes, says UN
  • Kanti Bello’s last interview : ‘Buhari, working with incompetent people’
  • Ararume, Imo APC and Oyegun’s intervention
  • Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill best for Nigeria, says Mascot Kalu
  • Ministry under fire as firm denies N1.15bn Kano, Jigawa road projects
  • German insurer, Allianz buys Nigerian for $35m
  • Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier : I’m ready for Eagles challenge –Ezenwa
  • Buhari showers millions on D’Tigress
  • EFCC officials undergoing trial for corruption – Magu
  • Man set ablaze, as another ritualists’den is discovered in Lagos

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • South-east governors’ bid to stop agitation for Biafra fails
  • Osinbajo takes over FG’s team in talks with ASUU
  • Texas flood toll mounts amid chemical blast fears
  • Eagles sing victory song as Ezenwa given number one shirt
  • US warned Spain of Barcelona attack risk
  • US heavy bombers, jets in show of force against North Korea
  • Billionaire kidnapper, Evans arraigned, pleads guilty
  • Another ritualists’ den discovered in Lagos
  • I am no longer with Ooni, says Olori Wuraola
  • Afenifere, Fayose flay Buhari’s remarks on restructuring, state of the economy
  • Transfer Deadline News: Arsenal, Chelsea, Barcelona, Liverpool and more
  • France ghosts fire Kane’s World Cup dreams
  • NFF, Zenith unveil 2017 U13, U15 Future Stars tournament
  • Sharapova battles on while Kyrgios crashes out at US Open
  • Osaka upsets Kerber, Federer survives Tiafoe’s threat
  • States and new loans
  • JAMB cut-off marks: A policy lost in translation
  • Makarfi warns against further wrangling in PDP
  • When internal crisis threatens PDP’s prospects in Kwara
  • Dollar builds on gains as US data overshadow North Korea woes
  • FG begins disbursement of N5billion loan for miners
  • Shell pleads with Imo communities for understanding
  • A presidency and its contradictions
  • Increasing chaos driving man to his wit’s end: The Texas example
  • Herdsmen and our collective helplessness
  • Nigeria advances in natural medicine
  • Managing arthritis by alternative medicine and water therapy – Part 2
  • Stakeholders want National Assembly to pass sickle cell bill
  • U2 rocks out as it readies post-Trump album
  • Bruce Springsteen extends Broadway run after tickets sell out
  • Kendall Jenner named fashion icon of the decade
  • Police parade pastor arrested with human heart in Calabar

(www.guardian.ng)

 

The Nation

  • Makurdi flood : 110,000 persons, 24 communities displaced
  • EFCC officials undergoing trial for corruption – Magu
  • FAAN apologises over power outage at Lagos airport
  • Boko Haram top commanders killed by Army
  • Court grants hubby bail, docked for assaulting wife
  • Buhari opts to walk as crowd takes over residence in Daura
  • 10 Transfers that could still happen before the end of the window.
  • Ailing Carl Ikeme gets support from teammates
  • Royal Breakup: Ooni, Wuraola’s marriage timeline
  • Summer vacation in Nigeria? 10 historical places you must visit
  • Arsenal loses Chamberlain to Liverpool in £40m Deal
  • IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare aims to win $50,000 top prize
  • N30trn revenue scam: More companies are complying – Senate
  • IPOB: South East governors wade into agitations, initiate dialogue to end crisis
  • Creation of `stand-alone’ NFIU needless — Magu
  • 10 Transfers that could still happen before the end of the window.
  • Ailing Carl Ikeme gets support from teammates
  • Arsenal loses Chamberlain to Liverpool in £40m Deal
  • IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare aims to win $50,000 top prize
  • Mourinho, Ferguson, Zidane, 10 Other Coaches Discuss New Techniques
  • National Stadium Gym repairs, will enhance training–Paralympians
  • Ezenwa to start as Ajiboye replaces injured Akpeyi
  • Wild, wild NANS
  • Tackling our mindset
  • Foundation gives scholarship to essay winners
  • College council seeks traditional rulers’ support
  • Students donate bus to department
  • IBB varsity honours debate team
  • Buhari opts to walk as crowd takes over residence in Daura
  • Royal Breakup: Ooni, Wuraola’s marriage timeline
  • Evans in court: I’m guilty
  • My client was forced to ‘implicate self’, says lawyer
  • Osinbajo takes over Fed Govt, ASUU negotiations
  • EFCC recovers over N430.8b, secures 137 convictions in eight months

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

ThisDay

  • Buhari Presides over FEC, Osinbajo Takes Charge of ASUU Negotiations
  • Fidelity Bank’s Half-year Profit Soars 67% on SME, Retail Strategy
  • Audit Report: PAYE of Security Personnel, Abuja Residents Not Remitted to…
  • Sirika: Air Transportation Contributes $8.2bn to Nigeria’s GDP Annually
  • Magu: EFCC Has Recovered over N430bn Loot in Eight Months
  • Umar Cautions against Kanu’s Rearrest
  • Lagos Airport Experiences Black Out
  • Senate C’ttee Vows to Continue Investigation into Alleged N30tn Revenue Scam
  • Apapa Gridlock Forces 82 Companies to Shut Operations
  • Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans Arraigned, Pleads Guilty
  • Olori Wuraola Confirms Split with Ooni
  • Group to Military: Stop Monitoring Nigerians on Social Media
  • PSC Summons Senator Misau over Bribery Allegation
  • AIB Calls on FG to Review Quality of Aviation Fuel Sold in Nigeria
  • Four Soldiers Feared Dead After Attack by N’Delta Militants
  • Ibadan Family Heads Go to Court, Ask Ajimobi to Reverse Self on Chiefs’ Promotions
  • Hunger Ravaging Nigerians, Fayose Tells Buhari
  • Red Cross Says It Has Received Reports of 10,480 Missing Persons in Nigeria
  • Ekiti Assembly Suspends Pro-Olujimi Lawmaker, Ojo-Ade
  • Akeredolu: My Administration Inherited N220bn Debt
  • Wike Demands Loyalty from New Commissioners
  • Judicial Panel: Counsel Wants Fayose’s Aide Punished for Contempt
  • Let’s Fight Poverty with Education, Says Atiku
  • Kogi Workers Reject Half Salaries
  • Floods Sack Benue Communities, Jounalists’ Village
  • Sallah: Police Deploy Mobile, Counter Terrorism, Explosive Units Nationwide
  • Thousands Welcome Buhari in Daura for Sallah

(www.thisdaylive.com)

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