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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, August 15, 2017


  • Borrowing Guns Is Too Expensive, Says Robbery Suspect
  • Grace Mugabe Probed Over Alleged Assault In S.Africa
  • Breaking: Iyede Women Shut Ughelli-Asaba Road Over Herdsmen Menace
  • Premier League Sides Mull Transfer Reforms – Report
  • Collapsed Road Paralyses $50bn Investments
  • NASS Says No More Delayed Salaries, Underfunding In Foreign Missions
  • We Now Know That Buhari Can Talk By Reuben Abati
  • Unizik Student’s Decomposing Body Found In Room
  • Nigeria Yet To Transform 2.8 Bn Metric Tonnes Of Coal In 17 Fields Into Wealth
  • We Got N4m For Kidnapping My Bosses, Indians — Driver
  • Notice Of Quit: Don’t Panic, We’re On Top Of The Situation — S’East Govs
  • Buhari Does Not Have To Be In Nigeria To Govern -Udeogaranya
  • Parents, Students Cry As ASUU Grounds 40 Federal, 44 State Varsities
  • Women’s Brains More Active Than Men’s — RESEARCH



The Sun

  • Flood sacks two Kogi communities
  • Anambra guber: We’ve delivered on our mandate –Kalu
  • Buhari earns $58bn in 27 months to Jonathan’s $454bn in 6 years
  • Ozubulu massacre: Youths protest church’s reopening
  • Pay TV revolution: Nigerians to save N9.34tr from subscription –Investigation
  • Quit notice: South East govs reassure Igbo in North
  • Northern leaders approved quit order to Igbo –Yerima
  • Couple nabbed for attempting to use 7-year-old daughter for ritual
  • Adjoto emerges new Edo Speaker
  • I never stole Nigeria’s money –Diezani
  • How To Make Money Off Your Breakup And Bounce Back Faster
  • Mob kill soldier in Nasarawa, two arrested
  • 2017 Hajj: First batch of 549 Kano intending pilgrims off to Holy land
  • Turkey hunts more coup suspects, detains 30 for suspected PKK links
  • Daughter of US ambassador takes Israeli citizenship
  • Why Nigeria can’t function without restructuring –Opusunju
  • 2019 and APC’s quest to take over Gombe
  • Oxford Business Group to unveil Nigeria’s 2017 lending policy
  • No hiding place for tax evaders –Fowler
  • Stakeholders seek microfinance banks’ involvement in kerosene distribution
  • Boxing: Philippine fighters at risk in brain scan scam
  • CHAN qualifiers: My fears for Home Eagles against Squirrels in Kano –Garba Lawal




  • Recession cuts telephone service subscriptions by 10m
  • You handed over a ruined economy, Presidency tells Jonathan
  • ASUU begins indefinite strike
  • Protesters denounce Trump’s first presidential NY home visit
  • Poor officiating, carelessness caused Super Eagles’ defeat in Cotonou, says NFF
  • Bangladesh extremist killed in suicide blast in Dhaka
  • China warns of retaliation as Trump launches trade probe
  • North Korea leader holds off on Guam missile plan
  • Grace Mugabe probed over alleged assault in South Africa
  • Adesina says he has no idea who is footing Buhari’s medical bill
  • ‘Local substitution averages 53% on CBN’s restriction policy, intervention’
  • Neymar says he feels more alive than ever in PSG
  • Confident D’Tigresses depart for Bamako tomorrow
  • Nigeria’s Abel wins Strongbow International Chess Championship
  • Lagos plans to raise prize money to attract better players, says Tinubu
  • Union Bank table tennis club wants to dominate Nigeria Open
  • Ighalo hits 11th goal in Chinese League, set for Super Eagles’ recall
  • CBN and the penalties of forex revenue
  • Pig organs could soon be transplanted into humans
  • More squabbles in Rivers over 2019 guber elections
  • ‘Ekiti needs new social order to secure future’
  • Edo assembly impeaches speaker, deputy
  • Shell restates commitment to host communities’ development
  • Nigeria’s toxic NGO regulation bill
  • Struggle for the soul of Nigeria
  • Our mumu never do!
  • ‘It is unfitting for a docked judge to be recalled’
  • House of Assembly is competent to make laws in respect of intra-inland waterways in Lagos
  • Knocks for House of Reps over NGO regulation bill
  • Lafarge intensifies alternative fuel adoption to offset gas shortages




  • Banire shuns summon
  • ‘LASU will comply with ASUU strike’
  • No Nigerian can evade tax payment with VAIDS – Fowler
  • INEC warns against irregularities in Anambra gov election
  • 18-year-old girl allegedly stabs 15-year-old boy to death
  • ECOWAS to enhance electricity access by 35% on Renewable Energy
  • PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Sultan attend Niger Economic Summit
  • FG approves N39bn loan for DISCOs for supply of meters
  • Youths protest reopening of Ozubulu church
  • INEC receives petition to recall Kano lawmaker
  • Smooth Criminal: Michael Jackson statue given assault rifle by Rio narcos
  • Corruption worsened under Buhari – Jonathan
  • AMAC to resume collection of tenement rates
  • ASUU strike: Stakeholders react
  • 1,119 delegates for APGA primaries
  • [VIDEO] Mortuary overwhelmed as over 300 people die in Freetown mudslide
  • Mother of girl attacked with hot water seeks justice
  • Govt offers help to terrorist, gives his children citizenship
  • Taraba community petitions governor over ruler’s alleged excesses
  • Ambode mourns LASIEC commissioner
  • 30 suspects in our custody over jungle justice says Lagos CP
  • Group makes case for ending gender violence, inequality
  • Teenager gives N30 to eight-year-old boy after allegedly sodomizing him
  • INEC receives petition to recall Kano lawmaker
  • Punish lawmakers who voted against me, president urges
  • Justin Okonoboh and his torturous journey through the Edo Assembly
  • UN congratulates Kenya on elections
  • Yuguda, Dahiru join GPN




  • Eligible Power Consumers to Pay Between N30 and N80 Per Kilowatt Hour
  • S’East Govs: We’re in Touch with Northern Governors over Quit Notice
  • FIRS, States Collaborate to Track High Net Worth Persons
  • Eligible Power Consumers to Pay Between N30 and N80 Per Kilowatt Hour
  • GM: Shell Has Remitted $31bn to Federation Account, NDDC in 13 Years
  • Sultan: Devolve Economy Not Only Political Power
  • Ijaw Youths to Kanu: We’re Not Part of Biafra
  • Ozubulu Youths Protest Reopening of St. Phillip’s Catholic Church
  • Youths Protest in Uyo over Plans by Govt to Build N1.2bn Governor’s Lodge in…
  • NADECO Plans US Conference to Address Separatist Concerns
  • Kashamu: Why Dissolution of Ogun, South-west PDP Excos Cannot Stand
  • ASUU: FUT, UNN Join Strike
  • Kachikwu Denies Campaign Linking Him to 2019 Delta Governorship Race
  • Lagos CJ Frees another 62 Minor Inmates, Others from Kirikiri Prison
  • Minister, NSA Arrest Illegal Miners in Plateau
  • We’ve Substantially Degraded Boko Haram, Insists Air Force Chief
  • Boroh: FG Preparing Amnesty Beneficiaries for Life after Oil
  • Rivers Election Petition: Court Reserves Judgement on Senator Sekibo’s Appeal
  • NCAA Boss on Status Enquiry as House C’ttee Probes N60.4m Expenditure
  • INEC Receives Request to Recall Kano Legislator
  • House Restores Power to Collect Tenement Rates to FCT Area Councils





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