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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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  • Vietnam arrests three for trafficking girls to China
  • [VIDEO] Kenya makes history, allows prisoners to vote for first time
  • Eagles to travel by road to Benin Republic for CHAN qualifier
  • Govt auctions street for $90,000 due to $994 unpaid taxes, fines and interest
  • French farmer who helped migrants gets suspended sentence
  • Abuja-Kaduna rail line now generate N1m daily – Amaechi
  • How to sack your landlord
  • Uhuru Kenyatta: from millionaire playboy to Kenyan president
  • 2019: Buhari campaign office appoints coordinators
  • Macron backpedals on creating First Lady status
  • 11 drown in Jigawa rivers within a month
  • Lack of sleep costs Australia $52.48bn annually – report
  • Court sentences Brazilian judge to 8 years in prison for driving confiscated Porsche
  • How to avoid domestic accidents
  • BREAKING: One injured as police tear gas ‘return or resign’ protesters
  • Soldier stabs Ogun trader over faulty television, flees
  • Govt tells mechanics, hawkers to leave Lagos Island
  • Container traps Imo poly students, others
  • Kidnappers waylay Lagos-bound bus, abduct passengers
  • ‘Ritual killers source body parts from illegal hospitals’
  • Navy denies holding tortured rating, fingers DSS
  • Suspected cult members kill two, injure traditional ruler
  • Kashamu is a blackleg in PDP, says Fayose
  • Don’t touch Kogi APC leadership, Melaye, others warn Oyegun
  • Buhari’s wife returns to London three days after arrival
  • No decision yet on Kano chair – APC
  • NSIA revives 11 fertilizer blending plants
  • Budgeting process vital to sustainable growth – Akabueze
  • Save for holiday using bank services
  • [VIDEO] Car burglary foiled as thief meets owner having sex inside
  • Ronke Oshodi Oke weeps over headline – Punch Newspapers
  • Biafra: Youths oppose Kanu, disrupt rally




  • Buhari’s return date shrouded in secrecy as wife returns to UK
  • Nigeria requires N3.05tr to increase oil production
  • Alison-Madueke forfeits $37.5m Banana Island property,others to FG
  • Minister unveils National Science, Technology ,Innovation Road Map
  • ‘PDP will take over from APC in 2019’
  • UN slams ‘widespread and systematic use of excessive force’ in Venezuela
  • Aide says asking for Buhari’s health status is disrespectful
  • Eleven persons drowned in Jigawa river
  • Duterte takes swipe at US in free trade call
  • Kenyans vote in tight, tense elections
  • Atiku decries ‘death wish’ for Igbo, warns against genocide
  • Nadal eyes number one in Montreal with Murray sidelined
  • Sparring partner Malignaggi slams “scumbag” McGregor
  • Olajide Omotayo not scared by tough ITTF Nigeria Open opponents
  • Nathaniel qualifies for 400m hurdles semifinals, Oke not good enough
  • Sound administrative architecture key to rugby development, says Mbagwu
  • Joseph Imeh smiles again at NCC Tennis League
  • As political thugs go on the rampage
  • Agbami advances efforts to check tuberculosis menace in Nigeria
  • Wike sacks caretaker committee chairmen
  • APC is no sanctuary for corrupt politicians, says Lai Mohammed
  • APDA at crossroads after PDP verdict
  • Saratu Asabi Aregbesola: Tribute to Moomi
  • Lawless ID card and passport deadline
  • Knocks for House of Reps over NGO regulation bill
  • Firm sues church, bank, demands USD$14.6m compensation
  • NAFDAC seeks stiffer punishment for counterfeiters, drug offenders
  • London V&A Museum’s ‘Europhile’ ex-director dies
  • ‘Dark Tower’ leads box office but casts short shadow
  • Taylor Swift in court as trial begins in groping case
  • Container falls, crushes students to death in Owerri
  • Dare 2 Dream Season 4 Launch at UNILAG




  • Atiku, Balarabe Musa, Junaid, Shettima condemn anti-Igbo song
  • Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Borno, sends warning to troops in Baga
  • Afenifere berates Osinbajo over comment on Awolowo
  • PANDEF’s U-turn, room for further neglect of N’Delta—Ndokwa Youth
  • We can’t substitute Buhari, says Lai Mohammed as groups ask Buhari to resume or resign,
  • Ozubulu horror attack: How gunmen killed my three relations
  • FG to begin settlement of workers’outstanding allowances – Oyo-Ita
  • Buhari won’t resign- Presidency
  • What Happens If Zuma Loses S.Africa Parliament Vote?
  • Abuja-Kaduna Rail Line Now Generate N1m Daily – Amaechi
  • Breaking: Resume Or Resign Protest Turns Sour As Police Tear Gas Groups
  • 3 Arrested For Girl-Child Trafficking To China
  • North Korea: We’ll Be Effective In Any Conflict If War Breaks Out – China
  • Australia Spends $52.48bn Annually For Lack Of Sleep
  • Supreme Court Judge Insists Government Must Provide Legal Clarity On Brexit
  • Anambra Church Shooting: Police Arrest Suspects
  • Don Canvasses Synergy Between FG And Private Sectors To Revive Textile Industries
  • Kaigama Condemns Ozubulu Church Massacre
  • S/Court Judge Insists Government Must Provide Legal Clarity On Brexit
  • 11 Drowned In Rivers In Jigawa
  • Proscription Of ASUU KSU: ‘Gov Bello’s Action Dictatorial, National Embarrassment’
  • Delta Committed To FG’s Road Safety Strategy – Uduaghan
  • Recession: NJI Seeks Palliatives for Judiciary
  • Communal Conflicts: Igbo in C-River Appeal For Help




  • Again, Aisha Buhari Returns to London
  • Protesters Storm Abuja, Ask Buhari to Return Home
  • Osinbajo: Investors Who Fail to Invest in Nigeria in 10 Years will Miss Out
  • Two Soldiers Dead, Scores of Boko Haram Terrorists Killed in Ambush
  • Presidency: ICPC Set to Commence Trial of Dropped Nominees
  • 70 Lecturers to Quit UNIMAID for Fear of Attack
  • APDA NEC Meets Today
  • Court Adjourns Hearing on Dino’s Recall Suit to Aug 11
  • FEC Lifts Moratorium on Pioneer Status Incentives
  • Saraki, Atiku, S’West Govs Storm Lagos for Ooni
  • House C’ttee Orders IG to Show Evidence in Missing Ammunition Probe
  • Gunmen Hijack Commercial Bus, Abduct 15 Passengers
  • APGA Asks Police to Arrest Agbaso for Burglary
  • Ishaku, Others Condemn Massacre, Call for Thorough Investigation
  • FG to Engage 10,000 N’Delta Youths in Pipelines Surveillance Jobs
  • Bayelsa APC Crisis: Embattled Ex-Chair’s Loyalists Shut down Yenagoa
  • Okowa: How Delta Spent N10bn Paris Club Refund
  • Kachikwu to Appear Before House over State of Refineries
  • ASUU to Bello: You Are Dictatorial, Ignorant of Unionism Laws
  • African Lawyers Chart Course for Continent’s Development
  • Saraki: Access to Finance Key to Curbing Youth Unemployment
  • PHED Begins Massive Metering of Residential Customers
  • Don’t Tamper With Kogi APC Executive, Leaders Tell Oyegun
  • Expulsion Imminent as Fayose, Daniel, George, Omisore, Others Move Against Kashamu
  • FG Asks Dredgers to Disregard Lagos State Stop Work Order
  • Ogun Explains $350m World Bank Facility, Says It’s Concessionary
  • FG Gives Julius Berger, Others June 2018 Deadline for Itapke-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail Project



The Nation

  • Brazil: Court sentences judge to eight years for driving confiscated Porsche
  • Kaduna to provide 256,182 chairs to public schools
  • Jigawa to distribute mini rice mills, harvesters to young farmers
  • Woman docked for N650,000 fraud
  • Will Nigeria Premier League Crown return to Jos 45 years after?
  • Abuja-Kaduna rail line now generate N1m daily – Amaechi
  • Thousands evacuated as German city disposes of World war II bomb
  • Indian police couple sacked over faking Everest climb
  • NUGLE appeals to Aregbesola to support LGA autonomy
  • Presidential committee to deliver 260 truck of grainsto IDPs in Adamawa
  • Wike sacks caretaker committee chairmen of four LGAs in Rivers
  • WHO boosts malaria prevention, control in North-East
  • Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail will create additional 7000 jobs – Ashafa
  • UN, Obama urge peaceful polls in Kenya
  • 11 drowned in the last one month in Jigawa
  • Church killings: It’s all gang war, says governor
  • Buhari won’t resign, says Presidency
  • Diezani loses $37.5m Banana Island mansion to Fed Govt
  • Osun spends N5.1b on salaries, pensions
  • Arewa/Igbo joint panel fails to call off quit notice
  • PDP to kick out Kashamu
  • Day after attack: Anambra community gloomy
  • Will Nigeria Premier League Crown return to Jos 45 years after?
  • NFF to name new Falconets coach today
  • Rashidi Yekini’s daughter graduates as second overall best student
  • IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS:Nigerian 400m Trio Crash Out
  • IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Nathaniel Qualifies For 400m Hurdles Semis
  • Afrobasket: D’Tigress must be tough -Ahmedu
  • Ronaldo Fit for Super Cup -Zidane



The Sun

  • BREAKING: NAF unveils 5 new Super Mushshak aircraft
  • Child marriage is rights violation – UN
  • It’s insensitive to call on someone who’s unwell to resume – Buhari’s aide
  • 11 drowned in Jigawa rivers
  • Ozubulu church attack
  • BREAKING: Police brutalise Charly Boy in Abuja
  • I will run Anambra on Biafran ideology -Offodile
  • I was framed for crime I didn’t commit –Al-Mustapha
  • Entrepreneur counsels govts. on waste management
  • Erdogan alleges Germany abetting terrorists
  • BREAKING: One injured as police tear gas anti-Buhari protesters
  • Japan flood: 600 take shelter in schools
  • Dozens die in Iraq Shia milita attack
  • PDP salutes Makarfi at 61
  • Anambra guber: Anambra guber: N850m bribe allegations rock APC
  • Anambra guber: Chidoka suspends campaign to mourn victims of church attack
  • FG unfolds new guidelines on tax holiday for investors
  • CBN boosts forex market with $195m
  • BREAKING: In new video, Boko Haram factional leader predicts Shekau’s defeat
  • AfroBasket Women 2017: D’ Tigress’ll be battle ready –Mohammed
  • Remo Stars Chidume is VAT Wonder Goal winner
  • Moses rues loss to Arsenal, ready for new EPL season



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