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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, September 14, 2017

The SUN
Academics, politicians, others gather in Osun to discuss S’ West future
Kanu backs out of talks with S’East govs
UK pledges to support Nigeria, neighbours to defeat Boko Haram
NAF begins another medical outreach in Borno
Nigerian journalist, Abang, 3 others win Dag Hammarskjöld award
Vandalism responsible for dip in oil production – Baru
FEC orders probe of ex-heads of JAMB, NIMASA
Kalu hosts JCI annual youth summit
IGP launches bail-is-free campaign
Police behind kidnapping, robberies in Rivers – Wike
Boko Haram: 54 convicted soldiers seek presidential pardon
18th anniversary: MASSOB insists on Biafra restoration
Lagos bans interstate buses, vehicles on Ikorodu Road
Ondo denies death of delegates to Niger Delta summit
ASUU rejects sack of LASU branch chairman, deputy
Oyo records best WASSC result in 18 years
Apga and its voyage to illusion
Probe clashes in Rivers, Abia, Ganduje urges FG
NMC, stakeholders brainstorm on mathematics
Ailing refineries: NNPC battles to beat 2019 deadline
NCC tasks South East states on right of way for telecom firms
Lawyers laud CAC’s reform initiatives
Health workers threaten strike next week
Nwobodo to APC: Don’t dare cancel Anambra primaries
IGP deploys 21,084 officers for polls
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Kanu backs out of talks with S’East govs, policeman killed
FG orders probe of ex-JAMB, NIMASA’s heads
NNPC to shut refineries for maintenance
Melaye appeals against judgment recall process
Businessman sells house, cars to raise N25m headache cure
We sell human hands for N5,000 each – Cult members
Robbers attack bank customer, steal money in A’Ibom
Owerri market demolition: Group demands justice for victim
No Niger Delta delegate died in crash – Akeredolu
Police parade two alleged Kwara students alongside robbery suspects
India police arrest 10 Nigerians for internet fraud
Desperate parents of seven daughters buy son for over N4m
Lady recounts terrifying experience with IPOB members in Aba
PDP dismisses Jonathan, Dickson’s rift
Bayelsa LG elections hold in 2018, says Dickson
Ousted Bayelsa APC chair, others sue party
‘Ekiti PDP may adopt Option A4 for primaries’
ICYMI: I’ll fight corruption better than Buhari, says Atiku
Hope Hicks, 28, named White House communications director
Anambra poll: APC panel grills Nwoye over Andy Uba’s petition
Court okays Melaye’s recall process, senator fumes
APC NWC fails to meet over Atiku
CBN to borrow N917bn via TBs in fourth quarter
Naira weakens to 367/dollar
Food/beverage stocks appreciate by 1.14%, market gains N23bn
Saham Unitrust records N429.9m profit
S’Africa’s stocks, rand tumble
Sovereign Trust Insurance targets N7.5bn authorised share capital
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Recall Process: Melaye begs A-Court to stop INEC
N290bn unpaid arrears: FG, ASCSN set up 7 man committee
Army/IPOB clash: Apc, PDP call for restraint, dialogue
Naira depreciates to N360.2/$ in NAFEX
Buhari orders probe of JAMB, NIMASA, gives flood alert
Strike: Labour urges Nigerians to stockpile basic necessities
Abia govt extends curfew in Aba by one day
Ekiti PDP petitions Makarfi, rejects alleged imposition
Anambra Poll: APC NWC split over N.015b bribe allegation
Abia: We “ll not tolerate undemocratic military operations in South East – Igbo Reps
Lagos will produce first female governor some day- Ambode
WAFU CUP: We’ll beat Mali — Yusuf
Onazi brushes aside failed England move
Infantino writes Pinnick, congratulates Plateau United
NBBF leadership tussle: NASS set to wade in to avoid FIBA hammer
CBN to sell N917.1bn treasury bills in 3 months
How to get loan from BoI (2)
LSETF beneficiary unveils solar-powered mobile arts
Entrepreneurial thinking, way out for Nigeria
Ekeukwu market, Douglas Road to be renamed after Somtochukwu
Lagos bans inter-state buses, vehicles along Ikorodu road
Succour for Ukpakiri rural women as they get market stalls
Awka community boils as kingmakers insist on dethronement of monarch
I quit my N2m per month job because I didn’t find fulfillment in it- Mr Eazi
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
‘Quality credit data management needed to tackle over N2tr NPLs’
Northern groups support military operation in South East
Flood disasters loom in Bayelsa, Anambra, Abia, Delta states
North Korean group demands US be turned to ‘ashes and darkness’
Nigeria battles Mali as WAFU Cup group stage begins
Buhari orders probe of ex-heads of JAMB, NIMASA over poor remittances
CAN alleges herdsmen’s plot to kill more farmers in Delta
Oil production dips to 1.3mbd over vandalism, says NNPC
Aero Contractors begins local C-check services
Judges, judiciary workers to write appointment, promotion exam in Delta
Ekiti panel to inspect projects executed by Fayemi administration
Governor Ikpeazu Declares Three-Day Curfew In Aba _Politics Today
Anthony Joshua versus Pulev sells 70,000 tickets to become world’s fastest event
Falconets arrive in Benin after 12-hour trip
Nigerian boxers vow to floor South African, Tanzania, Ghanaian opponents
Reps sure Eagles will thrash Chipolopolo to pick 2018 World Cup ticket
Akwa Ibom governor, players, stakeholders call for more tourneys
Lagos APC, Banire crisis gets messier
Giving fresh impetus to U.S-Nigeria relations
PDP decries Kano speaker’s failure to swear in member
Nigeria fails to tap human capital, ranks
Nigeria’s small, medium enterprises record 27% international trade
Nestle, Unilever others lift NSE indices by N23billion
Aetiology of hypertension and alternative treatment
Tranquil and Quest to introduce Telepsychiatry in Nigeria
‘Mandatory health insurance will ensure universal coverage’
American actor, Eric Roberts at The Guardian, promises to help development of Nollywood
Willie Nelson to lead new Harvey benefit concert
Superman confronts a new villain: white supremacists
One dead as vigilance group, cultists clash in Onitsha
Serena Williams Introduces Her Baby Girl To The World
FGGC Bwari laments insufficient overhead cost, ICT infrastructure
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Resident doctors suspend strike
Return loot, join us to fight corruption — Magu
Policeman dies, vehicles damaged as IPOB strikes
FEC orders probe of past JAMB, NIMASA chiefs
CBN sees further growth in economy
NBS: Nigeria’s Q2 merchandise exports hit N3b
APC, PDP seek peace
U.S.: our efforts to improve power in Nigeria, others
Senior lawyer to Falana on prison amnesty: you’re wrong
IPOB-Military Face-Off: Gov. Ikpeazu, Traditional Rulers, Army meet
Edo, Delta, Cross River fish farmers get equipment
‘No cost reflective tariff, no constant electricity’
‘Fayemi govt terminated 71 contracts, 55 reviewed’
Parents warned against aiding wards to cheat
Agila Carnival gets new name
Professionals in Ondo canvass diversification
IGP launches ‘Bail is Free’ campaign in Niger
Amosun suspends council chair for dirty environment
Ambode: Lagos to get first woman governor soon
Edo Assembly urges Fed Govt to revoke road contract
APC women endorse El-Rufai for 2019
Alhassan attends FEC meeting
‘None of our delegate died’
Police may arraign Abia suspects today
Petroleum, bank, electricity workers threaten to ‘cripple’ economy
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
APC, PDP, ACF, Others Call for Calm, Restraint in S’East
NNPC to Shut down Refineries for Rehabilitation, Inaugurates C’ttees
Omokri: Blame Buhari for Making Kanu a Celebrity, Giving Him Power
Court Freezes Zamfara State Accounts in 20 Banks
Indian Firm Working to Cure Ailments via Generic Medicine
Northern Group Kicks against Reprisal over IPOB Activities in S’East
In Another Blow to Patients, Health Workers to Embark on Strike Sept 20
IPOB Position on Self Rule is Childish, Says Okorocha
FG Generates N8bn from JAMB in Nine Months, Orders Probe of Past Registrars Omololu…
Nigeria to Ban Importation of Dirty Petrol, Diesel December 1
Uwazurike: Crisis in Abia, Ploy to Declare Emergency Rule
CJN: Judiciary Remains Committed to Fighting Corruption
Lai Mohammed Emerges Vice President of World Tourism Body
Seeking Relevance, New Labour Union Threatens to Shutdown Country on Friday
Buhari Did Not Indict Governors over Use of Paris Club Refunds, Says NGF
Melaye Asks Appeal Court to Stop INEC from Proceeding with His Recall Process
Minister Lauds FrieslandCampina WAMCO as Biggest Investor in Milk Production
N’Assembly Postpones Resumption Date
Kogi Workers to Embark on Indefinite Strike over Unpaid Salaries
Okorocha to Rename Douglas Road, Structure Built on Demolished Market
FUT Minna Gets New Vice Chancellor
Police Rescue 13 Kidnapped Persons as Boko Haram Members Surrender
Lagos Bans Inter-State Buses, Vehicles Along Ikorodu Road
…Arrest 41 Suspected Cultists in Kwara
FIFA President, Infantino, Congratulates Plateau Utd
Obiano Has Under-performed, Says Anambra AD Guber Candidate
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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