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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, September 7, 2017

The SUN
Recession exit: Food prices still high – NBS
I’m not for Buhari –Minister
Boko Haram: We’ve killed Shekau’s deputies – Army
Misau’s retirement letter genuine – Police Service Commission
Resident doctors’ strike: Save our lives, patients beg FG
Enugu Assembly backs local government autonomy
Russia 2018 : Eagles owes Nigerians World Cup ticket – Mikel
Police intercept 5,000 packets of tramadol in Jigawa
I’m ready for probe, Onnoghen tells EFCC
Has Tony Nwoye changed?
4 bank officials arrested over robbery attack on bullion van in Delta
Coffin found in Ondo church
BREAKING: Doctors may end strike Friday
Lagos police go after illegal vigilance groups, cultists, others
APC: Crises in 10 states stall convention
Economy not diversified, only lip service –Dokpesi
Budget 2017: How House, Fashola reconciled
APC must avoid PDP’s mistakes – Uwajumogu
CBN spends N1.2bn on aquaculture in Delta
Group wants FG to hands off mineral exploration right
Economy recovery: MAN tasks FG on policy
Russia 2018 : Eagles owes Nigerians World Cup ticket – Mikel
Rohr: Zambia can’t be underrated
AfroBasket 2017: Nigeria arrives Tunis to rousing welcome, Ochefu hopeful
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Varsity, poly, non academic workers begin strike Monday
2019: Minister pledges to back Atiku against Buhari
OAU SUG leaders in bloody fight over N3.8m largesse
Police recant, say Misau’s retirement letter genuine
Community seals pastor’s house for burying charms in land
Man fights armed robber for stealing girlfriend’s phone, collects gun
OAU SUG leaders in bloody fight over N3.8m largesse
One feared killed as soldiers attack protesting youths
Woman arrested in Ogun for abducting 7-year-old girl
Riders, soldiers’ clash: Police arraign suspects in Abia
[VIDEO] Driver throws caution to the wind, drives with three tyres instead of four
Man attempts to jump into Lagos lagoon in suicide bid
Suya seller pleads guilty to attempted murder of four-year-old girl
Adeyeye, others kick as Fayose’s deputy emerges PDP gov candidate
Makarfi shouldn’t threaten me with expulsion – Kashamu
2019: Minister pledges to back Atiku against Buhari
El-Rufai denies planning to sack deputy
PDP threatens to sanction members suing party
Anambra poll: Obaze hails PDP’s reconciliation
Leadership crisis hits AD as NEC suspends chairman
Ekiti 2018: Fayose’s deputy emerges PDP governorship candidate
Knocks greet emergence of Fayose’s deputy as Ekiti PDP’s consensus governorship candidate
Why Nigerians haven’t felt impact of exit from recession – NBS boss
Customs stop cross-examination of cleared cargoes at port gates
Fayose faults exit from recession claim
FG offers tax holidays, duty waivers to mining investors
Budget: FG targets N100bn from Islamic bond, sukuk
Naira closes at 365/dollar despite CBN interventions
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
‘Igbo, IPOB abandoned Gen Effiong, he died a Biafra rebel’
Breaking: NARD to suspend strike on Friday. If….
Abia police arraign 10 Keke operators over clash with soldiers
Why are people crying more than the bereaved? — Okorocha on Ekeukwu market
Nation’s industrial space heading into turmoil as ULC sets for nationwide strike
If you are quick in seeking external solutions, PDP will not take it kindly, Makarfi warns
Breaking: FG, NARD meeting ends in deadlock
I’ll resign if Buhari seeks re-election – Women Affairs Minister
2018: Ekiti PDP adopts Fayose’s deputy as sole candidate
Anambra Poll: Obiano is the only marketable candidate says aide
Anambra North youths back Nwoye
APGA, PDP leading parties, but Nwoye is a major force — Anaekwe, Ex-OMATA PG
Zambia: We’ll shock Nigeria in Uyo
Ezenwa must work harder, says Rohr
FG begins steps to domesticate NSF
Algeria coach tips Super Eagles to qualify
Am in love with Prince Harry – U.S. actress Meghan Markle
Paul Okoye of PSquare loses in $300 gamble
Epic movie, ‘Tatu’ goes to cinema
Tuface donates relief materials to Benue IDP
Recovery: OPS seeks tighter control on imports
MSMEs: FG unveils one-stop shop in Plateau State
Identifying customers’ needs key to business success
MAN backs SON on product authentication scheme
FG to dredge River Benue, construct drainage in Makurdi
Motorists groan as federal roads turn to nightmares in Igboland
72 –hr Rain in Makurdi: I lost all I laboured for to raging flood — Widow
Untold story of coronation of Ibadan kings
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Nothing to cheer about exit from recession, says PDP
Government begins payment of arrears of doctors
FIFA orders South Africa to replay Senegal World Cup qualifier
Southern leaders insist on new constitution
US states sue Trump administration over amnesty program
Borno: Not all blood and sorrow – Part 2
Varsities’ non-academic unions begin strike on Monday
Five arrested in police clampdown on robbers, armed guards in Lagos
Police arraign fake Oba of Lagos over Lekki Airport project
Woman nabbed for allegedly kidnapping seven-year-old girl for 19 months
Fayose, others condemn cancellation of FEC meeting
Del Potro shatters Federer’s dream of Nadal US Open showdown
Super Eagles’ fringe players to face Algeria after Zambia clash
Edo bids to host Super Falconets’ U20 World Cup qualifier
Sofoluwe counsels home-based Eagles as team depart to Accra
How Enyimba’s Champions League dreams crashed
Organisers give players registration deadline
The anti-graft treaties
Local plant boosts sex drive, brain function, ulcer fight
Nigerians will know APC’s corruption level after 2019, says Makarfi
Wike accuses APC of impoverishing Nigerians
I won’t appear before judicial panel, says Fayemi
‘How Nigeria can achieve sustainable development goals’
India invests $10b in Africa as Nigeria seeks ICT growth
Guinness, Redstar others lift NSE’s indices by N71b
Is JAMB recipe for confusion in higher institutions?
‘Why some private varsities opted for low cut-off marks’
Increasing access to learning through responsible leadership
How to boost citizens’ access to care, achieve drug security – PMGMAN
Four ways to lose the holiday weight
Every woman’s guide to an ideal fitness journey
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
End of recession sparks row between APC, PDP
Recession: Govt policies yielding fruits- ministers
Disquiet as minister backs Atiku for 2019
ASUU: Fed Govt to present terms at meeting today
Ekiti: Fayose endorses deputy as PDP candidate
How Fed Govt is funding Ogoni clean-up, by Edun
Recession is over. The pains? Not so fast
U.S. Exchange Programmes alumni inaugurate excos
Tertiary institutions seek JAMB’s regularisation for illegally admitted 49,426 students
Access Bank, HACEY, others join forces against sexual violence
Fayemi won’t appear before Ekiti panel, says lawyer
Minister to govt agencies: stop rejecting Corps members
Lai Mohammed inaugurates new Communication Faculty Complex in BUK
I’ve no reason to work against Ortom, says Akume
South African policemen strangulate Nigerian to death
MTN contractors charged with ‘theft of N3m batteries’
WFP chief hails Fed Govt over IDPs’ care
Tor Tiv hails Fed Govt’s response
Rehabilitation of Kontagora, Suleja hospitals to cost N1.1b
Makarfi, Kashamu trade words over expulsion threat
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Non-Academic Varsity Unions Join ASUU, Doctors, Start Strike Monday
Edun: FG is Funding Governance Structures Needed for Ogoni Clean-up
EFCC Probe: I’ve Nothing to Hide, Says Onnoghen
Kale Explains Why Nigerians Can’t Feel Impact of GDP Growth
Despite Paris Club Refunds, Bauchi, Abia, C’River, Four Others Yet to…
Yoruba Leaders Give Condition for One Nigeria, Propose Six Regional Structure
Even If Buhari Runs in 2019, I Will Support Atiku, Says Aisha Alhassan
BPE to Select New Concessionaire for Trade Fair Complex
Two Feared Dead as Niger Govt Demolishes Illegal Structures in Suleja
FG Launches Pre-offer Roadshow for N100bn Sukuk
Lai Mohammed: Exiting Recession Did Not Happen by Accident But FG’s Hard Work
CAC Registers Guild of Professional Bloggers
Fayemi: Kaduna Nickel Deposits, Potential Game Changer for Nigeria’s Economy
PSC Confirms Senator Misau’s Retirement Followed Due Process
Family, Friends Remember Olorogun Michael Ibru
Niger Governor Assents to New Contributory Pension Scheme Bill
How JTF Boss, Top Military Commanders Escaped Death in Maritime Accident
Army: Two Deputies to Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Killed
Osinbajo to Flag off Abuja International Trade Fair
Kogi NLC Gives Gov Seven Days Ultimatum over Outstanding Salaries
How Robbers Killed Own Colleague, Another Person in Edo
Police Arraign 10 Keke Operators for Resisting ‘Extortion’
HURIWA Wants FG to End Military Harassment in South-east
Osinbajo Calls for Dredging of River Benue to Checkmake Floods
Benue, Taraba Begin Peaceful Demarcation of Contentious Boundaries
Council Workers Shut down Enugu as Assembly Okays LG Autonomy
Police Begin Clampdown of Armed Guards in Lagos, Arrest Five
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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