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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, September 5, 2017


  • BREAKING: Monaco accept Arsenal’s £92m offer for Thomas Lemar
  • Ijaw youths protest, shut down NCDMB headquarters
  • Many women cause domestic violence by actions – Lagos Commissioner
  • Man City eye Sanchez as deadline day hots up
  • NSCDC arrest three suspected kidnappers in Kontagora
  • [UPDATED] ICAN Fellow, Adewale Ajayi, emerges the new Akarigbo of Remo
  • Man allegedly steals N22.4m fish
  • Court remands three for alleged stealing motorcycle
  • Nigerian visa is the easiest I’ve ever processed –South African man
  • Sperm donor fathers 60 children without wife’s knowledge, says ‘secret goes to grave with me’
  • Blind man arraigned for watching child pornography
  • Nasarawa places embargo on employment of non-academic staff in tertiary institutions
  • Clamour for restructuring, misplaced priority – Catholic Bishop
  • My Nigerian boyfriend planted cocaine in my bag, Russian death-row drug suspect alleges
  • Liverpool striker Divock Origi joins Wolfsburg on loan
  • My Nigerian boyfriend planted cocaine in my bag, Russian death-row drug suspect alleges
  • Residents flee as gunmen kill PDP ward chairman in Delta
  • Lagos police arrest five for lynching suspected ritualists in Mushin
  • Confusion as two police commissioners emerge in Lagos
  • Nigerians decry award of beautification contract to suya firm
  • Military invade Bayelsa community over militants’ killing of four soldiers, civilian
  • Tattoo: Tortured lady identifies cops, petitions IG
  • Again, flood ravages Benue communities, Nasarawa panics
  • Mother assaults daughter, pours pepper into her genitals
  • Akeredolu swears in commissioners, says I inherited N220bn debt
  • Anambra poll: Three foreigners arrested for voter cards’ possession
  • APC panel submits report, okays Banire’s suspension
  • PDP bars committee members from contesting party offices
  • APC suspends Banire for 10 years at ward level
  • Anambra polls: Chidoka receives UPP’s flag




  • Fuel Scarcity Looms As Marketers Blame FG For Drop In Downstream Operations
  • BREAKING: Mbappe Joins PSG From Monaco
  • S. Lauds Nigerian Army On Successes In Counter-Terrorism War
  • Delta Assembly Dissolves State Electoral Commission
  • Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria 2017 Kicks Off Search For New Modelling Talent
  • Wozniacki Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Sharapova Favoritism
  • Fayose Hails S/East Govs’, Kanu Meeting, Says FG Must Stop Use Of Brute Force Against Agitators”
  • PDP @ 19: Party Hails Obasanjo On Exiting Nigeria From Debt Trap
  • Naira Closes At N362 As CBN Injects $547m In One Week
  • Formula One: Hamilton Confident Over Mercedes Future
  • Restructuring: APC Must Listen To The Voice Of The People
  • Infinix Mobility Partners Jumia, Slot To Unveil Infinix Hot 5, Hot 5 Lite Series
  • Akinreti , Lagos NUJ Chairmanship Aspirant Visits Vanguard, Promises Better Welfare Journalist
  • Malaria-To-Zero Sensitises 1m In 5 Southwest States
  • Lagos Set To Tackle Disease Epidemics With AlertClinic
  • Cleanmax, Lab Scientists Partner On Good Hygiene
  • Wozniacki slams ‘unacceptable’ Sharapova favoritism
  • Formula One: Hamilton confident over Mercedes future
  • World Cup qualifier: Eagles victory worthy Sallah gift to Nigerians – Fans
  • PDP @ 19: Party hails Obasanjo on exiting Nigeria from debt trap
  • US heavy bombers, jets in show of force against North Korea
  • Who is Lagos Police Commissioner?
  • N30trn revenue leakage: We’ll continue with probe — Senate
  • FG holding hundreds in secret facilities – Amnesty International
  • Kidnapping: I’m guilty, Evans, 2 others tell court
  • S-East govs to engage Kanu on IPOB’s ‘absolute’ demands
  • Naira appreciates to N366/$
  • I can’t get over how he first treated me



The Sun

  • Gunmen storm Bayelsa police station, kill officer
  • BREAKING: Nigeria’s GDP struggles up 0.55% in Q2
  • Nigerian killed in India over Biafra
  • Nd’Igbo to adopt spiritual measure against marginalization
  • Resident doctors begin nationwide strike
  • FG to inject more funds into Afam power plants
  • Commuters stranded as truck blocks Awka-Onitsha expressway
  • $20m bribe scandal: NPA, Labour keep mum
  • We’re still in Sambisa –Boko Haram
  • Benue flood: Minister appeals to donor agencies, others for support
  • Oyo workers resume after Eid-el-Kabir holiday
  • Tougher sanctions against N’Korea senseless – Putin
  • Myanmar military training jet disappears
  • US seeks tough UN measures against North Korea over nuclear test
  • Godfatherism in Anambra: No cause to worry about – Osita Okechukwu
  • Whatever good we see today was put in place by PDP –Doherty
  • 2019: We must shop for northern presidential candidate with unblemished record -Utazi
  • Arik Air: AMCON denies takeover talks with Ethiopian airlines
  • Money laundering: Wake-up call as loot swells to $2trn
  • Despite e-payment growth, cash remains king –Fatokun, CBN Director, Banking and Payments System
  • Russia 2018 ticket: Lions delay Eagles party
  • Enyimba deserve continental place – Anyansi Agwu
  • Nigeria names 14-man provisional list for defence of AfroBasket title in Tunisia
  • Strike: FG, resident doctors meet again Wednesday
  • Arik Air: AMCON denies takeover talks with Ethiopian airlines
  • Nd’Igbo to adopt spiritual measure against marginalization




  • Resident doctors begin indefinite nationwide strike
  • ‘Nigeria lost 773,100bpd of crude oil in May’
  • US says North Korea ‘begging for war,’ pushes for tougher UN sanctions
  • Eagles’ flight to Russia ‘delayed’ in Yaounde
  • Overseas aircraft maintenance costs local airlines N22.3b yearly
  • Cambodia opposition leader charged with treason, espionage
  • Putin warns of ‘global catastrophe’ in North Korea impasse
  • Ibori, ex-ministers, Ghanaians, others honour Michael Ibru
  • Lagos CP orders removal of anti-kidnapping boss over alleged bribe
  • Final year student drowns in Ondo State, body recovered four days after
  • Why Igbo should support call for boycott of Anambra election – IPOB
  • Forsaken champions: Nigeria’s para athletes battle penury
  • Let’s make football our brand
  • Carreno-Busta ends Shapovalov’s dream
  • Ogenyi Onazi to join Birmingham in January
  • Rooney ‘fears his marriage is over’ as pregnant Coleen ‘plans to walk away’
  • I was worried when Eagles were fighting for more goals after scoring four, Governor Udom confesses
  • As Nigerian doctors seek jobs abroad
  • Rift over prosecution of high-profile cases ends as Justice minister creates central body
  • When internal crisis worsens Enugu APC’s stunted stature
  • Zoning, religion as factors in Ekiti 2018 guber poll
  • Confusion in Ebonyi APC as two factions hold parallel rallies in support, against Umahi
  • Waivers abuse forces importers to abandon goods in ports
  • SACHOL privatisation a success story, says BPE
  • FMBN generates N9.5billion in second quarter from NHF collections
  • NBA boosts members welfare, partners healthcare provider
  • NBA-SBL leads delegation to see ‘just an ordinary lawyer’
  • Hon tackles Falana, insists chief judges have no power to free prison inmates
  • 25 nations for African arts, craft exhibition in Abuja
  • ‘Hitman’ stays on top amid the slowest box office in years
  • Protest music has died for Venezuela violinist
  • Rose needs N11m for kidney transplant
  • Straight Outta Colombia: Nun To Rap For The Pope
  • Fertility warning over antiseptic chemicals in cleaning fluid, wipes




  • Boko Haram Resurgence Increasing Civilian Fatalities in Nigeria, Cameroun, Says Amnesty International
  • FIRS Generates N2.11tn in Seven Months
  • Lagos Flags off Reconstruction of 10-lane Oshodi-Int’l Airport Road
  • Quit Notice: NOA Pays Advocacy Visit to Igbo Community in Bauchi
  • FG Using Nnamdi Kanu to Destroy Biafra, Says MASSOB Founder, Uwazuruike
  • Troops Kill Several Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno
  • Kogi Female Patient with Lassa Fever Dies in Edo
  • FG Approves Privatisation of Afam Power Plant
  • 15 Die in Cross River Flooding
  • NEMA Boss Inherits N2.8bn Liabilities, N665m Suspicious Staff Claims
  • Falana Tackles Lagos Commissioner, Says Statement on Domestic Violence Wrong
  • Okowa, Ibori’s Relationship Very Cordial, Says Gov’s Aide
  • Benue Hit by Ecological Problems, Says Ortom
  • Tambuwal Visits Niger Republic President, Seeks Cooperation in Trade
  • Flooding: PDP Group Seeks Support for Victims
  • Police Kill Suspected Notorious Criminal in Kogi
  • Igbo Marginalisation: We Expect Divine Intervention Says Ohanaeze
  • PDP: Allegations against IG Shouldn’t Be Swept Away Like that of Magu
  • Buhari Mourns First CAN President, Hausa Actor
  • Kachikwu: Militancy, Vandalism Responsible for 54% Production Loss
  • Finally, Nigeria Exits Recession, Reports 0.55% GDP Growth in Q2
  • Patients Stranded as Doctors Ground FG Hospitals
  • Credit to Private Sector Rises to N22.2tn
  • Nigeria Loses $1bn to Illegal Bunkering Annually as Oil Companies Patronise…
  • Buhari Pledges to Reposition Nigeria for Good


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