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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Punch

  • IPOBs are terrorists, so what next?
  • Anambra gov poll won’t be postponed, says INEC
  • Boxing legend dies at 95
  • Nigerian society is hard on women – Simi
  • Petrol price fail to crash despite Kachikwu’s assurances
  • NNPC begins oil search in Sokoto Basin
  • China lifts 10-year travel ban on feminist activist
  • CBN funding of FG excessive, says Salami
  • Toshiba shares drop as battle over $18bn chip unit sale looms
  • Worshipper at RCCG parish caught on CCTV stealing bags
  • Ronaldo, Messi lead FIFA World XI nominations
  • Messi knew Neymar would cause PSG problems – Report
  • Four banks trading below minimum liquidity ratio – MPC members
  • Anambra poll: PDP picks Ekwueme’s daughter as running mate
  • EFCC probes Akpabio for alleged N1.4bn bank gift, A’Ibom kicks
  • South West military operation to tackle Badoo, others –Army
  • Zamfara has 23 doctors in 24 hospitals – Minister
  • Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others for installing 21 kings
  • Worshipper at RCCG parish caught on CCTV stealing bags
  • Man stabs self, plunges into well in Kano
  • Five Badoo shrines demolished, say police
  • Soldiers invade kidnappers den, arrest seven
  • Handcuffed passenger: Police accuse monarch of mischief
  • SARS releases suspected burglar who stole N1.5m phones
  • [PHOTOS] Man breaks girlfriend’s head, suspecting she cheated to get new phone
  • How 30-year-old woman killed boyfriend, cut body into pieces
  • [PHOTOS] Mugabe’s oldest son buys two Rolls Royce limousines, celebrates with champagne
  • Anambra gov poll won’t be postponed, says INEC
  • Anambra poll: PDP picks Ekwueme’s daughter as running mate
  • Borno APC denies Modu Sheriff’s return bid
  • LG election: Kwara PDP protests alleged exclusion
  • ‘INEC ready for Lagos bye-election’
  • Anambra gov: Ubah heads for court, lambasts Wike, others

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Sun

  • BREAKING: IPOB: IGP Ibrahim Idris storms Abia
  • IPOB funded from France – FG
  • …South East NASS Caucus urges Buhari to address marginalisation
  • Delta CP orders arrest of four officers for murder
  • EFCC declares ex-NSITF Chair, MD, others wanted
  • Editors declare Rivers safe for confab
  • FG concessions 22 airports
  • Lagos is third most stressful city in the world –Study
  • Polio eradication: 37 cases remaining worldwide
  • Reps summon SEC DG over Oando/Ausbury shareholder controversy
  • ANEC: New NGE members list expectations
  • Biafra: Adamawa Igbo community says agitation unnecessary
  • Panic grips gulf region over Iran’s bombs
  • Thousands rally in Philippines to warn of Duterte ‘dictatorship’
  • N’Korea replies Trump: You’re only barking
  • Anambra: Obiano derailed from APGA vision – Obaze
  • Buhari’s government directionless –Ojuma
  • Not too young to run Bill: We can raise N50bn for presidential race –Adebayo
  • CBN raises N216bn in oversubscribed Treasury bills
  • NNPC begins oil exploration in Sokoto
  • WAFU Cup 2017 : Eagles’ll stop Squirrels again –Yusuf
  • Jituboh leads Nigeria’s 3×3 teams to Mali, Okoh hopeful
  • 200 participants for Seadogs endurance walk
  • Trump hosts Buhari, other African leaders
  • Salaries: Bayelsa govt. debunks NLC claims
  • FG approves N45b entitlements of defunct Nigeria Airways workers

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Why Buhari, Court okayed IPOB’s ban
  • Hospitals face shutdown as health workers commence indefinite strike
  • Address marginalization of Igbo now, Senators, Reps tell Buhari
  • IPOB headquarters is France – FG
  • Breaking: Court proscribes IPOB, designates it as terrorists organisation
  • Obiano Is The Right Man; Don’t Vote In Directionless Leaders – Umeh
  • Produce Kanu Within 7 Days, IPOB Tells FG, S/East Govs
  • PANDEF Begs Army To Abort Operation Crocodile Smile II In N’Delta
  • No Going Back On Airports Concessioning —FG
  • Keystone Bank Launches New Service Number For Customers
  • Anambra Poll: Omambala Drivers, Park Workers Declare Total Support For Obiano
  • Nigerian Communities In S/Africa Will Cooperate With New High Commissioner -Olubajo
  • Troops Raid Kidnappers’ Dens In Ondo, Arrest 7
  • Jim Ovia Recognised In America As Africa’s Business Leader
  • Why Buhari, Court Okayed IPOB’s Ban
  • Land Use Act Hindering Mortgage Industry— Emefiele
  • Okorocha Is A Disappointment — ECA
  • Man, 40, Jailed 8 Years For Defiling Two Minors
  • Foreign Investors Drive Treasury Bills Subscription In Excess Of N418bn
  • How To Shop ASOS, Amazon, Ebay, AliExpress And Get Free Shipping To Nigeria
  • IYC To FG: Bring Devt To Creeks, Not Military For Crocodile Tears
  • 5 Of The 12m Jobs Needed In Africa Must Be Created In Nigeria – Dangote
  • Blood of Goat! Give me back my N2m donation, Father Mbaka tells Rangers
  • WAFU Cup: Benin Squirrels aiming to cage Eagles
  • Why England women’s coach Sampson was sacked
  • Nigeria to woo England starlet Abraham – Amaju Pinnick
  • Mummy Dearest 2: Wilis Ikedum reveals some real-life problems, in filming a fictional wedding

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Guardian

  • ‘Seven Borno local councils still controlled by Boko Haram’
  • Be fair to minorities in Nigeria, Atiku tells Buhari
  • FG seeks PPP for infrastructure development to meet 2020 growth target
  • No retreat, no surrender in LASU-ASUU face-off
  • Real Madrid beaten by Betis on Ronaldo return
  • Mob attack, Red Cross crash hamper urgently-needed Rohingya aid
  • Court refuses to join Alison-Madueke as defendant in alleged $1.6b oil scam
  • NNPC commences prospecting for hydrocarbon in Sokoto basin
  • Lagos moves to secure schools in riverine, vulnerable areas
  • DSS begins probe of body’s activities in Delta
  • Labour suspends strike, commends government for paying salary arrears
  • Eagles seek an encore as Benin Republic dream revenge
  • Edo State to bid for National Sports Festival
  • Tanzanian boxer, Shauri, vows to teach Nigeria’s Eribo bitter lessons
  • United, City into League Cup fourth round
  • Kagawa leads Dortmund ‘fire engine’ back to Bundesliga top spot
  • ‘Raging Bull’ boxer Jake LaMotta dead at 95
  • Power sector reform beyond rhetoric
  • Sunnydale director urges students to embrace technological innovation
  • Dollar extends yen gains in Asia as Fed, BoJ diverge
  • FG reconstitutes investment, securities tribunal
  • Jumia offers entrepreneurs N1m in new startup initiative
  • Thespian Buhari at the UN
  • Kanu: The method in the madness
  • Contending with upsurge of rape cases
  • Atiku: Clearing a new path to 2019 presidency
  • Olubadan sues Ajimobi over installation of 21 monarchs
  • Obaze picks woman as running mate for Anambra guber poll
  • Corn silk beats BP, obesity
  • Resuming workout after time off
  • Pfizer boosts CME in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya through GPs’ Academy
  • Film hated by Israel culture minister candidate for Oscars
  • US music industry soars as streaming hits 30 million
  • MUSON set to ‘Celebrate Excellence in the Arts’ at 21st festival

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • Two MPC Members Raise Red Flag over NPLs of Four Banks
  • Court Strikes out Alison-Madueke’s Name from $1.6bn Fraud Trial
  • Jordan Bolsters Nigeria’s Fight against Terrorism with Military Hardware
  • Jim Ovia Recognised in America as Africa’s Business Leader
  • Court Formally Proscribes IPOB, Designates It Terrorist Organisation
  • Health Workers’ Union Directs Members to Begin Indefinite Strike
  • NCC Remits N133.4bn to Federation Account in Two Years
  • Justice Ademola Prepares for Retirement
  • At $56 Per Barrel, Crude Oil Set for Highest Gain Since 2004
  • EFCC Commends CJN over Anti-corruption Courts
  • NNPC Begins Prospecting for Hydrocarbon in Sokoto Basin
  • FG Approves N450bn for Payment of Ex-Staff of Nigeria Airways
  • Owerri Community Demands N100bn Compensation for Eke Ukwu Market Demolition
  • SERAP to visit Saraki over Lawmakers’ ‘N3bn Yearly Pay’
  • Anambra Guber Poll: Ekwueme’s Daughter, Chidi Onyemelukwe, Emerges Obaze’s Running Mate
  • Senator Sani: Selfish Politicians Behind Calls for Buhari to Contest in 2019
  • Dangote: We Should Pray Oil Prices Stay Low
  • Emefiele Points Way Forward for Effective Housing Delivery System
  • ULC Suspends Strike, Ngige Urges NUPENG to Resume Fuel Loading
  • Killers of Gulder Ultimate Search Winner Face Murder Charge
  • Hembe’s Sack: Supreme Court Warns Dogara against Disobedience of Court Order
  • Public Officers who Embezzle Public Funds are Thieves, Says Primate Okoh
  • 40-year-old Paedophile Gets Eight-year Jail Term in Bayelsa
  • Army Combs Forests in Ondo, Arrests Suspected Kidnappers
  • Olubadan Heads to Court as PDP Chieftain Says New Obas’ Coronation a Fraud
  • Nigeria Moves to Return to Egmont Group
  • Funds Forfeiture: Court Keeps Jonathan Waiting
  • IG Launches Force Order 20, Says Force Has Zero Tolerance on Rights Violation, Corruption
  • Church to Organise Free Eye Test in FESTAC
  • Ayade to Youths: One Hectare of Cocoa Farm is Your Oil Well
  • Group Demands Disclosure of Buhari’s Medical Expenses
  • Python Dance II: Igbo, Arewa Groups Sue for Peace, Unity
  • Peter Obi: I Never Demanded N7bn from Obiano
  • S’East Lawmakers Urge IPOB to Halt Activities, Say Group Not Terrorists
  • Stream Networks Partners MAN on Internet Connectivity

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Nation

  • Biafra: Agitation unnecessary- Group
  • ‘My wife swears for me with her private part’
  • EFCC lauds CJN’s move to prioritise corruption cases
  • FG urges JOHESU to shelve planned strike
  • Kano State Govt. uncovers N12.7m salary fraud
  • New antibiotics, cannot combat growing threat of antimicrobial resistance – WHO
  • Fed Govt slams France, UK roles in IPOB crisis
  • EU-Nigeria trade hits 19.9 billion Euros
  • S. Institute honours Ovia as Africa’s business leader
  • Ibadan 21 obas: Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others
  • REC: Fayose, APC aspirants risk sanction for billboards
  • Court proscribes IPOB
  • EFCC, Akwa Ibom clash over Akpabio’s probe for alleged N108.1b fraud
  • Cultural diplomacy will solve Nigeria’s challenges – Runsewe
  • Trump hosts Buhari, other African leaders, lauds Ebola defeat
  • Clouds over LAUTECH’s resumption
  • Learning from Liberia
  • Nigerian elected IPPNW’s co-president
  • UNIUYO shifts screening
  • Institute’s decade of impact
  • Festival of arts
  • Thoughts on social media monitoring
  • Fed Govt slams France, UK roles in IPOB crisis
  • EU-Nigeria trade hits 19.9 billion Euros
  • S. Institute honours Ovia as Africa’s business leader
  • Ibadan 21 obas: Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others
  • REC: Fayose, APC aspirants risk sanction for billboards
  • Court proscribes IPOB
  • EFCC, Akwa Ibom clash over Akpabio’s probe for alleged N108.1b fraud
  • W/Cup Qualifier: NFF insists on Godswill Akpabio Stadium
  • Kamoru Usman knocks out Moreas, hails Nigeria
  • Youth Transfer Policy: FIFA opens Chelsea probe
  • Boxing legend Jake LaMotta dies
  • Rohr hails Iwobi, Moses’ club form
  • Ronaldo unveils monogrammed boots
  • Charles Yayouck loses CAS suit against Dalung

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Tribune

  • Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others over Ibadan Chieftaincy review
  • Buhari okays IPOB’s proscription
  • Court declines joining Diezani as defendant in $1.6bn crude oil trial
  • Financial headquarters of IPOB is in France, says FG
  • Land Use Act detrimental to mortgage financing ―CBN
  • Equities trading reverse 3-day loss on oil stocks gain
  • EU-Nigeria trade hits €9bn in 2016
  • 15% of cancers are infection-related —Expert
  • Pain, major complaint in hospitals —Expert
  • Malnutrition, reason for Nigeria’s increasing infant deaths —NSN president
  • Cases of substance abuse leading to mental health on the increase —Medical expert
  • NCAA grants Aero Contractors right to maintain aircraft in Nigeria
  • Nigerian flyers welcome British Airways’s refreshed B747 to Lagos
  • Dana Air joins global airline clearing house membership
  • Oyo govt hails School Boards for feat in 2017 WASSCE
  • FG to strengthen capacity of polytechnics – Minister
  • Ekiti revitalises school enterprise programme
  • Nigeria curently has 585 institutions of higher learning —NUC

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

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