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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tribune

  • Sokoto sends 239 lab scientists back to school
  • Nigeria, Ghana sign MOU on piracy and terrorism
  • Final year Kogi poly student kidnapped
  • Call Aladja community to order, Ogbe-Ijoh urges Buhari, Okowa
  • Amosun congratulates Gani Adams appointment as new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland
  • Lagos PDP caretaker committee endorses George for chairmanship
  • Give us light or return our N1m, protesting women tell BEDC in Delta
  • No alternative to free, fair congresses if PDP must win Lagos ―Segun Adewale
  • Tension in Lagos Assembly as speaker dissolves House committees
  • WHO confirms three cases of Monkey pox in Nigeria
  • Reinhard Bonnke’s farewell crusade will bring more blessings to Nigeria —Lagos CAN Chairman
  • #WorldFoodDay: Over N99m disbursed to 583 Oyo farmers, Ajimobi
  • World food day, businessman feeds 500 people in Makurdi
  • 83 ABUAD students bag first class as varsity holds 5th convocation
  • NSE: Banking stocks gain pushes market upbeat at 0.33%
  • ‘How 36 states shared N173.8bn from federation account in September’
  • Electricity; TCN installs 2400MWs quadline on three expansion projects
  • ‘Why UBA has invested $5bn in Africa in 7 yrs’
  • Monkeypox: Oyo dedicates ward, says no reported case —Health Commissioner
  • FG to close down open drug markets, introduces CWCs
  • Being courteous at workplace promotes good mental health, productivity —Expert
  • All certified, safe hospitals to have stickers of identification —Adeduntan
  • CBN maintains market liquidity with $195m
  • At least 85 dead in Somalia capital city blasts
  • Somali truck bomb death toll rises
  • At least 85 dead in Somalia capital city blasts
  • French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, 4 Moldovans killed
  • NDE, Algeria collaborate on palm tree farming
  • SME plays crucial role in creating decent job —ILO
  • Why we picketed MTN, AEPB —Wabba
  • Why Nigeria is lagging behind in mobile payment —ALTON
  • 5 billion people are now connected to mobile networks worldwide —GSMA
  • Samsung blazes more trail with launch of Galaxy Note 8
  • NCC, SMEs shine at ITU Telecom World 2017
  • Investing in environment sector will enhance economic recovery —Jubril
  • Urgent regulations required as crude e-waste recycling poses health risk —Study
  • New airplane biofuels plan would destroy rainforests, campaigners warns
  • Historic milestone reached in global fight against mercury pollution

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

The Sun

  • UNN Alumni launch alma mater rehabilitation campaign
  • Civil Society demands implementation of DSO white paper
  • $25b NNPC contract: Sule Lamido raps Buhari
  • Land dispute: Cameroun gendarmes invade Nigerian territory, injure 6
  • Gunmen kill 27 in fresh herdsmen’s attack in Plateau
  • Senate probes revocation of oil blocks
  • IPOB: Army to begin deradicalisation of members
  • Monkeypox patient commits suicide in Bayelsa
  • Buhari’s World Bank request misconstrued –Oshiomhole
  • Presidential campaign fund: Buhari meets Nicole, N5,785 donor
  • Steer clear of Ogun politics, Akinlade tells Ajimobi
  • Ogun Customs declares war on smugglers
  • Female Kogi poly student kidnapped
  • 2019: Buhari campaign group plans mega rally
  • Somalia bomb blast: 165 unidentified bodies buried
  • Catalan separatist chiefs detained as Madrid piles pressure
  • Liberia: Weah, Boakai headed for presidential run-off Nov 7
  • I want to reposition Anambra -Nnoli
  • IPOB: How I prevented war in my State –Ikpeazu
  • My vote for Willie Obiano
  • Rich Nigerians must pay more tax –Adeosun
  • Termination of contract: FG offers to hire 2,000 Intels’ workers
  • NWPL Super 4: Edo, Akogate redeem cash pledge to winners
  • Kanu: Eagles must start preparations early
  • CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa won’t fumble in Africa –Maikaba
  • Mystery flood ravages Edo communities
  • Blood Entertainment set for ‘Like Buhari’ major release

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • Protest as herdsmen kill over 25 in Plateau, Delta
  • More trouble for Atiku, NPA to re-award INTELS contract
  • Nigeria continues power, infrastructure talks with global bodies
  • US strikes kill ‘dozens’ at IS training camps
  • Victor Moses out for four weeks
  • Philippines’ Duterte says city ‘liberated’ but battle continues
  • Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 15 in attack on Afghan police trainees
  • Monkeypox victim commits suicide
  • Man accused of raping 3-year-old to death
  • Maltese blogger who accused government of corruption killed by car bomb
  • Why Buhari turned down Okorocha’s invitation – Zuma
  • We support Quadri’s quest for laurels at Belgium 2017 ITTF World Cup, says Tikom
  • Hazard aims to seize Champions League spotlight
  • Anthony Joshua’s title defence threatened by Kubrat Pulev’s injury
  • Nasarawa promotes Amazons’ players, coaches for winning Super Four trophy
  • Again, Nigerian players stutter as second leg serves off
  • Cavani wants to leave PSG after Neymar spat
  • Home-grown solution for malaria eradication
  • ‘Jungle justice poses a serious threat to national security’
  • Asian markets extend gains, dollar up but dealers cautious
  • Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina named 2017 World Food Prize Laureate
  • Foreign debt, democracy and checks and balances
  • Owerri, yesterday, today and tomorrow
  • How the north benefits from restructuring
  • PDP’s chances brighter in Kogi State, says Wada
  • Those accusing me of not paying salaries are political civil servants, says Bello
  • Federal appointments spew more trouble for Enugu APC
  • Abia judicial committee uncovers infractions
  • Our business grounded, firm tells workers
  • Lawyer tasks IGP on execution of court order
  • Elton John to end Vegas residency
  • Box office glory a piece of cake for ‘Happy Death Day’
  • Google celebrates 272nd birthday of Nigerian slave, Equiano
  • Woman allegedly stabs lover dead over WhatsApp chat
  • How To Make Fresh Pasta At Home
  • Adding fat makes salad healthier, doubles nutrients’ absorption

(www.guardian.ng)

 

Punch

  • Nigerian arrested in India for overstaying visa
  • Fela was my most interesting client – Falana
  • Delay in visa issuance: We’ll retaliate, FG warns countries
  • Nigerian hacks Indian doctor’s account, withdraws N2.7m
  • Beware, online identity thieves are getting smarter
  • 50% of TV viewing to be on mobile screen
  • 10 ways Slackbots will change the future of work
  • Senate panel summons Baru, Shell boss in oilfield probe
  • Lessons from the world’s fastest-rising university
  • Anambra: Ekwueme, Makarfi, Obi confident of Obaze’s victory
  • Rising debt: Nigeria heading towards the precipice
  • What is identity theft?
  • Jumia partners Facebook to introduce bot
  • Police redeploy officers for allegedly ‘selling detained suspects’
  • Nigerian keeper makes La Liga history
  • 17-year-old Lagos girl stabs boyfriend to death
  • Businessman arraigned for defrauding bank of N335m
  • Final-year student of UMYU dies of snake bite
  • Fire guts petrol minister Kachikwu’s house
  • Police arrest alleged serial rapists in Imo
  • Residents protest power outage in Ondo communities
  • Police rescue kidnapped Catholic priest in Ebonyi
  • Alleged adultery: Mob beats man to death in Abia community
  • Delay in visa issuance: We’ll retaliate, FG warns countries
  • Senate panel summons Baru, Shell boss in oilfield probe
  • Anambra: Ekwueme, Makarfi, Obi confident of Obaze’s victory
  • PDP chair: Fayose, Ladoja, George, others meet on S’West candidate
  • ‘Striking Kogi workers are political civil servants’
  • Our lecturers not ASUU members — UNIMED VC
  • APC to hold NEC meeting Oct. 31
  • FG defends vaccination
  • PDP chairmanship: Fayose, Ladoja, George, others meet to agree on South-West candidate
  • Beware, online identity thieves are getting smarter
  • World Bank disagrees with Adeosun on borrowing … says cost of debts not sustainable
  • NLNG demands $315m judgement debt from NIMASA
  • How to earn two incomes from one property
  • UBA nine-month profit soars by 33.2%

(www.punchng.com)

 

ThisDay

  • Shell Executives Charged in Italy over Malabu Deal
  • 10-year-old Girl Craves Audience with Buhari, Gets Invitation
  • Fidelity Bank Issues $400m Eurobond, Refinances $256m of Maturing Notes
  • Intels: NPA Frustrated Attempts to Resolve TSA Logjam
  • Edo, Akogate Redeem Cash Pledge to NWPL Super 4 Winners
  • Gana, Shekarau Others Lead Adeniran’s PDP Chairmanship Campaign Team
  • Ashley Puts Newcastle up for Sale
  • Revenue Leakages: Erring Firms Have Refunded N30bn, Claims Senate C’ttee
  • Senate C’tee Summons Baru, Shell over Revocation, Re-award of OML 13
  • How CBN, MOFI’s Inability to Pay N18.22bn Obligations Constrained BoA
  • Serve Criminal Charges on Senator Misau, Court Tells FG
  • Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of N1.96bn Linked to Ontario Oil
  • Anti Grazing Bill: Benue Government Provides Land for Grazing
  • You Have Case to Answer, Court Tells Ex-NIMASA Boss, Akpobolokemi
  • Agip Spends $5.4bn on Local Content in Six Years
  • Cholera Outbreak Has Been Arrested in Borno, Says UNICEF
  • Makarfi: PDP will Support to Obaze to Take over Anambra
  • 5m Nigerians are Diabetic, Expert Says
  • IPOB Issues Threat If FG Fails to Produce Kanu in Court Today
  • Rivers Govt Decries Refusal of IG, PSC to Probe SARS
  • Paris Club Refund: Cross River Hasn’t Paid a Dime to Any Consultant, Says Finance…
  • Clampdown on Intels: Stay Clear of Politics, Frank Tells FIRS, NPA
  • Six Injured, 1,000 Farmlands Destroyed in C’River by Cameroonian Gendarmes
  • Lagos to Create 200,000 Jobs through Rice Production
  • Edo, Akogate Redeem Cash Pledge to NWPL Super 4 Winners
  • Gana, Shekarau Others Lead Adeniran’s PDP Chairmanship Campaign Team
  • Ashley Puts Newcastle up for Sale
  • Revenue Leakages: Erring Firms Have Refunded N30bn, Claims Senate C’ttee
  • Senate C’tee Summons Baru, Shell over Revocation, Re-award of OML 13
  • How CBN, MOFI’s Inability to Pay N18.22bn Obligations Constrained BoA
  • UBA’s Nine Months Profit Grows by 33% to N78 Billion
  • Investing in Environment Sector Will Increase Sources of Income in Nigeria,…
  • Nigerian Engineers Plan Safety Awareness to Prevent Disasters

(www.thisdaylive.com)

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