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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tribune

  • Court freezes N350m linked to Patience Jonathan
  • Maina: Senate grills AGF in secret
  • PDP chairmanship aspirants sign peace accord
  • Tambuwal inaugurates campaign to enroll 1.4 million children in school
  • 3 whistle-blowers lay claim to 5% of Ikoyi cash, petition AGF
  • JAMB commences sales of UTME forms 22nd November
  • Peace Corps urges IGP to obey court order, unseal Abuja headquarters
  • PHOTO: Scene of tanker accident in Lagos
  • Kwara LG poll: Political parties sign undertaking
  • 2019: PDP reps caucus raise alarm over plan arrest of key members
  • Anambra poll: My life is in danger ―Obiano cries out
  • CNS warns Niger Delta Avengers against destroying Nigeria’s economic resources
  • Reps reject move to observe one minute silence for late Ken Saro Wiwa
  • Kaduna’s incompetent teachers, evidence of rots in Nigeria’s education sector ―OUI VC
  • Accidents claimed 191 lives in 10 months in Kogi ―FRSC
  • How Saudi Arabia’s internal politics sent oil price soaring
  • Bribe, Petroleum Bill, Alasoadura
  • Passage of Petroleum Industry Bill in 2017 not realistic —Alasoadura
  • OML 40: Eland targets 30,000 bpd in 2018
  • Stop putting gas cylinders inside kitchens, burns expert warns
  • PCN seals off 209 medicine stores in Lagos
  • Stop giving antibiotics to healthy animals, says WHO
  • Mortality at UCH ’s emergency department less than 7 % —CMD
  • Nigeria’s Vice President and Mastercard President and CEO Discuss Role of Technology in Country’s Development
  • Mastercard Partners with Spazapp to Bring Mobile Payments to Informal Traders
  • Customer wins car in Diamond Western Union promo
  • Profit taking dips equities indices by 0.96%
  • Father punch his two-day-old daughter to death
  • Iran in mourning after earthquake that killed 430
  • Delta intervenes on 8 failed federal roads
  • NAFEST 2017: Bayelsa emerges overall best, as troupes deliver gong to Dickson
  • Herdsmen/farmers clash: Ayade beefs up security in Cross River
  • More knocks, kudos for Avengers, FG over threats of hostilities

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Punch

  • London tower blaze killed 70 – Police
  • Google honours Chinua Achebe
  • UPPDATED: Seven killed in Lagos rail, road crashes
  • Iran quake survivors spend second night in the open
  • Zimbabwe: Catholic priest mediating potential Mugabe exit
  • Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: senior source
  • No pay, no vote for you, ex-councillors tell Obiano
  • Ndume resumes, Senate ignores lawmaker’s ‘special request’
  • Zimbabwean military places Mugabe under house arrest
  • Imo couple sell first child on credit
  • $21.7bn missing from NNPC since 1999, says Falana
  • Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth
  • LASG issues Muiz Banire’s 90-year-old mother 48-hour demolition notice
  • Baba Sala down with a stroke, cries for help
  • Displaced Otodo Gbame residents protest at Ambode’s office
  • UPPDATED: Seven killed in Lagos rail, road crashes
  • Imo couple sell first child on credit
  • LASG issues Muiz Banire’s 90-year-old mother 48-hour demolition notice
  • Hoodlums attack Kwara community over handout from local artiste
  • Job seeker pays fraudster N1m for NNPC employment
  • 1004 estate: Lagos CP wades in as workers lament police harassment
  • Abia pensioners decry unpaid pensions, gratuities
  • Paedophile dwarf spared jail because he’s too short for prison
  • Zimbabweans in South Africa hope for change at home as army seizes power
  • Anambra: INEC stops PVCs’ distribution, campaigns end today
  • PDP chair: Bode George canvasses votes in C’River
  • Buhari in Anambra, campaigns for APC
  • Key dates in Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule
  • Anambra poll: Ojukwu dumps APGA for APC
  • Buhari dares IPOB, shutdown Anambra
  • Inflation drops for ninth consecutive month to 15.91%
  • TSA: $21.3m trapped in Heritage Bank, NPA tells Reps
  • ERGP: FG to hire Malaysian economic experts for N458m
  • We’ll take a decision on Ajaokuta soon – FG
  • Discos ripping off consumers with new prepaid meters – Reps
  • 3,050MW plant: FG, Chinese bank negotiate $4.92bn loan

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Sun

  • Many feared dead as train derails in Lagos
  • 18 killed in Borno multiple blasts
  • Abia PDP behind fake Kalu presidential aspiration posters
  • Chibok girls’ parents write Buhari, demand info on missing daughters
  • Coup in Zimbabwe : Mugabe under house arrest
  • Apapa gridlock: Lagos reconstitutes security task force panel
  • No political rift between Dickson and I – Jonathan
  • IGP restores Obiano’s security
  • Rivers rejects report on Wike’s convoy attack
  • $20.2bn missing from NNPC since 1999 –Falana
  • LASUTH seeks partnership to reduce IVF cost
  • I remain Zimbabwe’s ruler – Mugabe insists
  • Google honours Chinua Achebe
  • Senate seeks Immigration’s assistance on Local Content
  • Firm tasks security agents to emulate Warri DPO
  • NAF trains 4 more fighter pilots
  • Benin Republic deploys 150 troops to fight Boko Haram insurgents
  • Lagos clears air over Banire’s property
  • Obiano doesn’t deserve re-election –Alor
  • Abia PDP behind fake Kalu presidential aspiration posters
  • Anambra guber: Obi betrayed Ojukwu –Bianca
  • Dana Air gets IATA membership certificate
  • Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit – report
  • Reps probe N8.6bn SIWES fund under ITF
  • Fitch assigns ‘B+’ rating to Nigeria’s Eurobond
  • Aftermath of Int/friendly: Maradona slams Sampaoli, wants to coach Argentina
  • Giroud out of Tottenham clash
  • … As Eagles stars savour victory over La Albiceleste

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • Nigeria’s crude oil suffers setback as more traders opt for U.S. blend
  • Nigeria remains third most terrorised nation, says report
  • Buhari orders reinstatement as Senate condemns withdrawal of Obiano’s aides
  • Trump defends Asia trip, vows ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea
  • Rohr praises Uzoho, Idowu for ‘fantastic’ debuts
  • Trump, the water bottle, and Marco Rubio’s revenge
  • Autopsies of 26 dead Nigerian girls released
  • 2018 budget will deepen poverty in Nigeria, says Health Foundation
  • FG following investigations on death of 2 Nigerians in South Africa
  • Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit
  • Four suicide bombers kill 18 in Maiduguri
  • Italy sack Ventura, target Ancelotti
  • Serena Williams set to tie the knot in New Orleans
  • We’re not going to Russia as spectators, says Dalung
  • Aruna Quadri hits Swedish Open’s main draw
  • All-star team of World Cup absentees
  • Osinbajo’s presence highlights 12-12 International Unity Polo’2017
  • Adeosun, Dutch textile firm in talks over investments in Nigeria
  • Oando, partners boost agricultural production in host communities
  • Edo has capacity to drive economic growth, says Ighodalo
  • Africapitalism and the quest for self-reliance
  • Industrialising Nigeria, technically
  • Modular refineries: Prospects and challenges
  • How poll outcome will shape Southeast politics for 2019
  • INEC assures of successful exercise
  • I wish Buhari had congratulated me at 57, says Fayose
  • Da Vinci Portrait Of Christ Sells For Record $450.3 Million
  • Wizkid And Mut4Y Release New Single “Manya”
  • Google Honours Chinua Achebe With A Doodle
  • UCH upgrades facilities, services to meet best standards
  • Deadly weight loss shortcuts you should run from
  • Three feared dead as train derails in Lagos
  • Olumide-Ojo’s Pressure Cooker motivates women for ambition

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • My Ministers Are Performing Well, Says Buhari
  • FG Hires Foreign Experts for N458m to Drive ERGP Implementation
  • For Mugabe, the End May Have Come
  • Borno: 18 Killed, 29 Injured in Suicide Attacks
  • Ojukwu Defects to APC as Buhari Endorses Nwoye for Anambra Governor
  • Lagos Unveils Fresh Joint Task Force to End Apapa Gridlock
  • In Ebonyi, Buhari Promises to Address Devt Issues
  • Jonathan: I’ll Never Plan Dickson’s Downfall
  • Ajaokuta Belongs to FG, Fayemi Reminds Global Steel Holding Limited
  • N’Delta Stakeholders Propose Action Plan for Regional Devt
  • States, FCT to Benefit from NIRSAL’s Tractor Initiative
  • Oando, JV Partners Boost Agriculture in Host Communities
  • JAMB Guidelines, Dates for 2018 UTME Released
  • Bauchi To Conduct Promotion Exam for 1,527 Civil Servants
  • ‘Increased Investment in STEM to Drive Growth in Technology’
  • WAEC Unveils 2018 WASSCE Additional Diet for Private Candidates
  • Afenifere, Ohaneze Ndigbo Plan Heroic Celebration of Ironsi, Fajuyi
  • Kebbi Governor Explores Improved Livestock Breeding, Milk Sourcing, Visits FrieslandCampina WAMCO
  • Ekwueme: CDHR Demands Affordable, Accessible and Quality Healthcare for All
  • Military Moves to Flush Out Suspected Militants in Volatile Bayelsa Town
  • FMBN to Support Borno in Housing Reconstruction
  • Stanbic IBTC Grows Nine Months Gross Profit by 78% to N46Billion
  • Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Pays N279bn to Retirees
  • Telecom Operators Bemoan Tough Business Environment

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Google Doodle Honours Late Chinua Achebe
  • Maritime University: 304 Ex-Agitators Apply For Jobs — Boroh
  • Rivers Lawmakers Beg FG To Redeploy SARS Commander
  • MLASUTH Seeks Partnership To Reduce IVF Cost
  • Dalung Urges NASS To Allocate More Funds To Sports
  • Google Honours Chinua Achebe
  • LASUTH Seeks Partnership To Reduce IVF Cost
  • FG Develops Plan To Reduce Threat Of Boko Haram In Northeast
  • Again, Buhari Has Proved He Is For Nobody; He Is For Everybody – APGA Forum
  • Journalism Teacher Asks FG To Adopt AUN Model To End Hate Speech, Fake News
  • Ohanaeze Warns Against Rigging Of Anambra Election
  • Breaking: Many Feared Dead As Train Derails In Agege
  • Da Vinci Painting Of Jesus Sells For Record $450m
  • Zimbabwean Priest Mediating Potential Mugabe Exit: Sources
  • Nigeria In Pot 4 As FIFA Prepares For Final Draw
  • Mugabe Resisting Army Pressure To Quit
  • Rumours Of APC Primaries’ Cancellation Raise Tension In Plateau
  • Dalung urges NASS to allocate more funds to sports
  • Nigeria in Pot 4 as FIFA prepares for final draw
  • Peru capture last World Cup berth by beating New Zealand 2-0
  • Iwobi’s goals were classic, says Macherano
  • How Imo monarchs waited for Liberian President
  • World Bank embarks on rural development in Abia, to invest $25 million on rural roads
  • Sasa Hausa market: Sitting on a keg of gunpowder
  • CONFERMENT OF TITLES: I’m unstoppable, Olubadan boasts
  • Fitch rates Nigeria’s $2.5bn Eurobonds ‘B+’
  • Naira depreciates to N360.70 in NAFEX
  • Made in Nigeria cables are world class – SON DG
  • NNPC should be partially privatised — Moghalu
  • Managerial qualities are key to success
  • Arabian Night Outfit serenades African flamboyancy
  • Wizkid defeats Davido, sweeps AFRIMA 2017 award
  • I have no fear flaunting my marriage on social media – Juliet Mgborukwe
  • Don’t axe 95% of Intels because of Atiku’s 5% FG told
  • FG, Lagos Govt move to tackle Apapa traffic gridlock
  • Drama as Ndume resumes after 90 legislative days’ suspension
  • PDP presidential candidate won’t come from South West, Adeniran tells Fayose
  • Buhari to Ndigbo: Nigeria a country with incredible resources, highly talented people
  • IKOYI APARTMENT CASH: Whistle blowers’ ordeal raises questions
  • Breaking: Four suicide bombers kills 12 in Maiduguri
  • Court vacates interim forfeiture order on accounts without BVN

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Nation

  • Dalung urges NASS to allocate more funds to sports
  • Farmcrowdy launches App, continues to reshape agro-business in Nigeria
  • Multiple bomb attacks kill 18, injure 29 in Maiduguri
  • Benin republic deploys 150 troops to fight Boko Haram insurgents
  • IBBU, RMRDC complete mapping of raw materials in three states
  • Six killed in early morning accidents
  • 13 Years Of Living In Pain Cured In Less Than 30 Days
  • Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: senior source
  • Google doodle honours Chinua Achebe
  • FG following investigations on death of 2 Nigerians in S/Africa
  • Court refuses to stop Dasuki’s trial
  • Jigawa Assembly to investigates death 50 children, increase in child mortality
  • Nigeria committed to peace, security in West Africa, says Osinbajo
  • NAPTIP urges NMA to investigate doctors involved in harvesting of human organs
  • Ex-governors, Southwest reject PDP’s plan for chair
  • Dalung urges NASS to allocate more funds to sports
  • Italy Sack Venture as Coach after 2018 World Cup Miss
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Secret Call to Lionel Messi Over Ballon D’or
  • Lionel Messi Sobers Over Argentina’s Loss to Super Eagles
  • Why Lagos Is Supporting Asisat Oshoala Foundation – Tinubu
  • Quadri berths in main draw of Swedish Open
  • Dalung Receives Gold Winning Scrabble Team
  • ‘Herbal medicine is different from voodoo’
  • Vomitting deserves more attention than it often gets
  • Italy donates $5m to help eradicate polio in Afghanistan
  • Can Nwoye spring a surprise?
  • Makarfi accused of imposition plan
  • APGA, PDP, APC: Warming up for battle
  • Simi, Niniola, others for Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged
  • OBJ, Onyeka Onwenu, others receive True Nigerian Award
  • Nollywood actress, Amanda Ebeye launches hairline

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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