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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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The SUN
16 dead, 82 injured in Konduga blasts
Reuters: Osinbajo careful not to upset the boat as Buhari steers from London
Katsina: Headmaster docked over sex with 4-year-old male pupil
11 ways to trim your student loan payments
Yes, you can develop food allergies as an adult
100,000 New York schoolchildren homeless – Report
Aging, weight can’t explain drastic rise in knee arthritis since 1950 – Study
Italy posts best annual economic growth since 2011
Airman Kalu Bernard to die by hanging
Anti-Buhari protesters escape death
Kalu condemns altercations at Wuse market
Emohua: Rivers inaugurates peace committee
NADDC introduces road worthiness proof for clearing tokunbo cars
ASUU strike grounds varsities
‘Reasons telecom companies need to consolidate’
Smart cities: Stakeholders advocate public-private sectors synergy
UN chief condemns Borno attacks, condoles Nigeria
Taiwan’s President apologises for nationwide power outage
Anambra guber: Nwibe has our support -IDU
Anambra guber: No going back on Moghalu’s endorsement –Group
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Airman who killed lover to die by hanging
SARS detains wrong suspect, collects N100,000 for bail
Man, wife, three children die after rice meal
Community performs ritual on IBEDC premises over outage
Customs intercept FUNAAB bus conveying cannabis
Man arrested for robbing bank customers
Katsina headmaster sodomises four-year-old boy
Hit-and-run driver kills PDP supporter in Abuja
NSCDC arrests driver, conductor for vandalising cable
APC, PDP disagree on state of the nation
Dissolution: S’West PDP excos sue Makarfi, others
Anambra poll: Obiano wins APGA ticket, UPP suspends Chidoka
Quit notices must be stopped, says PDP BoT
Ondo Assembly okays commissioners
New Speaker presides at Edo Assembly
ASUU strike political – Lawmaker
Obama’s tweet condemning hate killing becomes third most-liked in history with 2.4m likes
Obiano emerges APGA candidate for Anambra poll
Naira drops to 370 on lack of dollar supply
Fashola makes a U-turn, says consumers can pay for meters
Stocks fall by N294bn, near two-week low
Graft: FG gets 5,000 tips from whistle-blowers
NCC audits telecom firms’ financial status
Compliance audit: NPDC, BPE, Total among 15 lowest performers
My wife’s relatives’ll kill me if Eagles miss W’Cup – Mikel
How To Get Tickets To the $346M U.S Official Mega Millions Lottery Tickets
Man catches wife, boyfriend on family bed, shoots them dead – Punch Newspapers
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Ladoja, Alao-Akala send representatives to PDP meeting
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(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Like Obasanjo, I consulted Adeboye before becoming VP — Osinbajo
Notice of Quit to northerners, Yoruba: N-Delta leaders, stakeholders disagree with militants
Ozubulu: Police invite Ikegwuonu
Many killed, as terrorists loot, set 2 Adamawa communities ablaze
Lockdown in varsities continues as ASUU, FG begin talks
CBN injects $364m as naira depreciates to N370/$ in parallel market
We got over 5,000 whistleblowing tips – Adeosun
Biafra: Kanu moves to quash fresh charges against him, 4 others
Protesters should go look for work, says Garba Shehu as pro, anti-Buhari groups clash in Abuja
Obiano has performed, deserves second term — Obi, Anambra APGA boss
I’m on a divine mission —Edochie, Nollywood actor
Oath taking scare hits APC
Chidoka, Ofodil did not show documentary evidence they resigned from PDP – UPP
SuperCup: Madrid wait for Ronaldo appeal
Blame Govt not coaches for our poor show — Okon
What you sow is what you reap! Ebewele slams Nigerian Sports
West Brom sign Everton midfielder Barry
Toilet Soaps: Manufacturers repositioning to meet changing consumer preferences
CAP offers special price to celebrate colour project
Guinness sets aside over N100m for consumers
Sugar market: Producers scramble for market share
Disco disrtributes150,000 pre-paid meters free
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
CBN injects $364m into inter-bank forex market
‘Coaches ‘messed up’ Nigeria’s medal chances in London’
ASUU strike may end in two days, says government
‘We are in recession because APC is clueless’
Pro-Buhari protesters attack The Guardian reporter, Charly Boy, others
Nigerians fume as ailing leader passes 100 days abroad
Air Force official gets death sentence for killing lover
Suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82 in Borno
Government records 5000 whistleblowing reports in eight months, says Adeosun
Niger Delta group asks Yoruba, northerners to disregard quit notice
Suspect lynched for kidnapping three school pupils in Lagos
Own goal seals Liverpool win at Hoffenheim
Bayern expected to win sixth straight title
Nigeria’s Future Eagles go up against Morocco U15 squad
D’Tigresses to depart for Mali 2017 FIBA Afrobasket Championship today
Nigeria owes me N44.5m, says jumper Tosin Oke
Sanchez is top Real Madrid target, Arsenal want Benzema swap deal
Obiano wins APGA ticket for Anambra guber poll
APC and a broom’s incapacity to sweep internal impunity
Stakeholders want financial autonomy for SIECs
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Police confirm 16 dead, 82 wounded in Borno suicide attack
Forensic audit of N30b given to ASUU coming
Buhari: Traders attack Charly Boy, others in Abuja
Adeboye’s role in my life, by Osinbajo
Ribadu: unholy alliance working to scuttle anti-graft war
Anxiety in APC over Kwankwaso
Osinbajo okays 615 land titles
Police suspend special promotion
ASUU interrupts research conference at UNILAG
Ondo Assembly confirms 18 commissioner-nominees
Celebrities to fans: join us on Western Lotto, get N1000 game money
Ambode advises NYSC members on community development
Grid expansion: TCN gets $1.55b from donors
CLI: Lagos’ pill for waste management
‘Wike’s govt. has already failed’
PDP crisis: Dissolved excos head for court
INEC to parties: address challenges hindering your efficiency
Power supply improves in Uyo as Ibom power md marks one year in office
NABTEB releases May/June 2017 results
Dankwambo not presidential material, says APC
‘Return Speaker seat to Esan lawmaker
Ogun govt shares assets among local govts
Customs arrests FUNAAB’s driver for alleged cannabis smuggling
Ibeju Lekki begins road repairsPensioners besiege centres for PTAD verification in Southwest
‘Only two per cent of Nigerians have enrolled for NHIS’
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
FG Receives 365 Actionable Tips from Whistleblowers
Amaechi Defends Cost of Chinese Funded Railway Projects
Clash over Anti-Buhari Protest Leads to Closure of Abuja Market
Forex: CBN Takes Further Step to Crash Parallel Market Rate
Why More Expensive Wine Tastes Better
Suspected Target of Ozubulu Church Attack, ‘Bishop’, Visits Injured Victims
FG Appeals to ASUU to Suspend Strike, Reaches Accord on Audit of N30bn
Suicide Bombers Kill 27, Wound 83 in Borno
Local Rice Production Hits 15m Tonnes
Apapa Gridlock: Council, NPA, Others Endorse Prosecution of Traffic Violators
Nigeria Air Force Sends Killer Airman to Death by Hanging
Ribadu: People in Government Undermine Fight against Corruption
Buhari, Ekweremadu Sympathise with Sierra Leonean Leader over Mudslide Tragedy
UPP Suspends Chidoka, Ofodile, Two Others
Boko Haram Renews Attacks on Adamawa Communities, over 20 Killed by Suicide Bombers in…
Count Your Days in Office, PDP Tells APC
APC Postpones Anambra Guber Primary
Shareholders Receive 30k Interim Dividend as GTBank Posts N84bn Profit
W’Bank, AfDB, Others Give TCN $1.6bn Lifeline to Restart Key Projects
Fracas in Sokoto Assembly as 10 Lawmakers Attempt to Impeach Speaker
PSC Suspends Police Special Promotion Exercise
Flights to Lagos Slump as Cairo, Nairobi Jump
Elemah: Richer Nigerians Should Pay Taxes
Nigeria Heading the Way of Rwanda, DRC, Warns Ezekwesili
PDP Campaign Funds: EFCC Recovers N553m from S’East
NSCDC Arrests Two for Vandalising Ikeja Disco Cable
Tenure Limit, Sanctions, Others Raise Dust as NCC Unveils Corporate Governance Code
NEITI’s Board Approves New Auditor to Undertake 2015 Oil Sector Review Cycle
Police Seek N.3m Cost against Evans’ Lawyer
Calls for Igbo to Leave North a Huge Joke, Says PDP BoT Chair
INEC, Parties Move to Curb Campaign Expenses, Litigation
Stop Disparaging Kastina Emir, Atiku, Group Warns
Irabor to Deliver Lagos SWAN Week Lecture Today
NYPF Plans Workshop on Power for Stakeholders, Community Leaders
Oando Exhibits Resilience amid Tough Times
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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