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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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The Sun

  • I stand by letter of corruption against Ortom – Tsav
  • Tinubu denies purchasing new plane
  • Thugs attack Kogi Assembly, beat lawmaker to coma
  • Ikpeazu bags IPAC’s excellence award
  • Oil exploration: MOSOP gives Shell, NPDC 7 days to stop negotiations
  • Anxiety mounts as Discos plan 46% hike in electricity tariff
  • Govs, Kalu, Tinubu, APC, PDP, others commiserate with Aregbesola over mother’s death
  • Ondo: Adefarati’s son, Agagu’s brother, others make commissioners’ list
  • Arewa youths relax quit order to Igbo
  • We ‘ll win 30 states in 2019 –PDP
  • MEND pulls out of alliance with Niger Delta elders
  • Give your people potable water, NGO tells Masari
  • Prosecutors investigate aide to Malaysia PM over submarine deal
  • Groom gets 150-pound varsity football stadium cake on wedding day
  • Bangladesh performs ‘first’ conjoined twin surgery
  • Anambra guber: Anambra Equity Group endorses Obinna Uzoh
  • Nigerian political parties undemocratic –Atiku
  • ntel changes CEO, appoints Ehiagwina in acting capacity
  • 9mobile gets reprieve as creditor banks agree to restructure loan
  • FG’s 2018-2020 revenue projections feasible –FRC chairman
  • Usain Bolt ready to race, ready to retire
  • I’m leaving, Neymar tells Barca teammates
  • Okorodudu lauds Ajagbe over debut knockout
  • Monarch lauds Ishiagu women over WDC project
  • NDLEA destroys 246 tonnes of cannabis sativa in Ekiti

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • APC is a bullying party, says Atiku
  • Super Eagles coach hopes Carl Ikeme makes World Cup
  • Osinbajo approves new appointments in federal agencies
  • How to boost refining capacity – Stakeholders
  • Preparing 9mobile for new investors
  • Pence declares future of Western Balkans ‘in the West’
  • Taliban suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in south Afghanistan
  • At 96, Prince Philip begins his retirement
  • HURIWA blames government for incessant attacks on Jonathan
  • MOSOP accuses Nigeria of insincerity in Ogoni cleanup
  • Aregbesola buries mum amid tributes
  • Neymar tells Barca teammates ‘he is leaving
  • Kane put Morata off Spurs, says Pochettino
  • CHAN camp taking its toll on Akwa United, says Bassey
  • Man City get £50m buy-back clause as Iheanacho undergoes Leicester medical
  • Okagbare, Egwin hit London, other athletes stranded in Lagos
  • Eagles’ new goalkeepers’ trainer arrives as FIFA announces officials for Cameroon games
  • Lagos local government polls: Matters arising
  • Technology cure for ageing?
  • Why we survived exit of ex-President Obasanjo, Atiku, others – PDP
  • 2019 and threats against Akwa Ibom political arrangement
  • Senator laments Nigeria’s lopsided structure
  • NBCC charts pathway to boost trade, investment in Nigeria
  • Africa seeks greater collaboration with IMO on international maritime
  • Investors urge market regulators to ensure transparency in post-demutualisation
  • Sagay’s gobbledygook
  • Ranti Bosede Daudu (September 1962-July 2017)
  • Ogunde’s message on bribery and corruption
  • Saro the Musical goes to Shaw Theatre, London
  • We have given creative industry a lift, says minister

(www.guardian.ng)

 

Punch

  • Jail me, I stand by my corruption accusation against Ortom, says Tsav
  • Rohr hopes Ikeme will return for Russia
  • Carlos Santana wants album with Isley Brothers to break walls
  • US Senate confirms Christopher Wray as FBI director
  • Controversy over whereabouts of Alhaji arrested for Badoo killings …I’m at home, says Alhaji. He’s in our custody – Police
  • Nigeria looks to rice for economic recovery
  • Africa, Asia hardest hit as global warming reduces protein in key crops – study
  • I’m leaving, Neymar tells Barca teammates
  • NSCDC arrests two suspected child traffickers in Ekiti
  • Farmer petitions police over extrajudicial killings in Niger
  • Boko Haram: Deradicalisation, a misplaced strategy
  • Constitution review: Reps to revisit power devolution in September
  • When to invest in fixed deposit
  • Radio presenter, others arraigned for murder
  • Robbery suspect nabbed in police bulletproof jacket
  • Foreign negotiators involved in bid to free abducted lecturers, others –FG
  • Policemen, others stole all movable items in my house – Jonathan
  • No ID number, no passport from 2018 — NIS
  • Radio presenter, others arraigned for murder
  • Robbery suspect nabbed in police bulletproof jacket
  • Two fake blind beggars arrested at Imo varsity
  • Police dismiss cop who shot FRSC officers in Abia
  • Man commits suicide after beating mother to death
  • I spent N31m treating snakebite victims — Ortom
  • Fake lawyer bags 30 months for impersonation
  • I’ve stopped collecting pension in Kwara – Saraki
  • Obasanjo, Atiku, govs, others’ exit affected us, says PDP
  • Anambra poll: Ezeemo rejects Ohanaeze, Ekwueme zoning plan
  • Thugs invade Kogi assembly, attack lawmakers, strip member
  • Wike has no corruption evidence against me – Amaechi

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • They stripped my house bare – Jonathan
  • Igbo quit notice: No cause for alarm — Orji Kalu
  • Obasanjo, others exit affected us, but… — PDP
  • No Nigerian Passport without NIMC in 2018 -Presidency
  • Anxiety mounts over departure of Presidential jet from London
  • Lack of internal democracy responsible for failed leadership —Atiku
  • Breaking: Osinbajo redeploys ICPC Chairman, sets up C’ttee on looted funds
  • Philippines’ Duterte Calls N. Korea’s Kim A ‘Fool’ Over Nuclear Ambitions
  • No Time To Rest Yet, Buratai Charges Troops
  • Association Disagrees With Gov. El-Rufa’i On Restructuring Of Chiefdoms, Emirates
  • Asaba And Ughelli Floods: APC State Chairman Berates Okowa
  • OSINBAJO/ PANDEF MEETING: Militants Withdraw Mandate To Clark, PANDEF
  • N40bn Double Pay: SERAP Welcomes Saraki’s Move To Stop Receiving Pensions
  • No Time To Rest Yet, Buratai Charges Troops 11:31 AMNeymar Tells Barca Teammates ‘He Is Leaving’
  • Morata Put Off Tottenham Because He Feared Kane Competition – Pochettino
  • Tsav Refuses To Apologize, Says “I Stand By Letter Of Corruption Against Ortom”
  • Nigeria World Cup Hope For Ailing Ikeme
  • SSANU Seeks Adequate Funding Of Adamawa Varsity
  • Prince Philip Retires At 96
  • I can’t stay faithful to just one man
  • We will not be deterred by Naysayers – Lai Mohammed
  • Leave President Buhari alone, health issues not for political jamboree, I Go Dye chides Nigerian politicians
  • Naira appreciates in NAFEX, parallel market
  • Afrinvest Asset Management Limited Pays 39th Coupon to NIDF Investors
  • LASG releases N8 billion as compensation to displaced property owners
  • Mother allegedly abandoned 5-month-old baby to die in Lagos inferno
  • Trump To Hold Maduro Responsible For Detained Opposition Leaders
  • My Wife, other relatives will kill me if we don’t qualify for World Cup- Mikel
  • Bolt ready to race, and really ready to retire
  • Lending Support to Innoson’s industrial moves

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

ThisDay

  • Tinubu: I Have Not Purchased Any New Airplane
  • Atiku Cautions APC, Other Parties against Undemocratic Acts
  • Ex-President Jonathan: Six Television Sets, Not 36 Stolen from My House
  • Banks to Extend 9Mobile’s Loan Pending New Investors
  • Foreign Investors Stake N86.1bn on 2.3% of Dangote Cement
  • PDP: We Didn’t Lose 2015 Poll Due to Obasanjo, Atiku’s Exit
  • NIS: No National ID Registration, No Int’l Passport from 2018
  • Thugs Invade Kogi Assembly as Speaker Escapes Death
  • Okorocha Begs Nigerians to Give APC More Time
  • Aregbesola’s Mother Dies at 85
  • FAA to Re-validate Nigeria’s Aviation Safety Status
  • Counter-Insurgency: NSCDC Deploys Personnel on Liberated Communities
  • PDP, IPC Decry Attack on Journalists in Kaduna
  • Restructuring will End IPOB, Arewa Youths Agitations, Says Kalu
  • Inland Waterways: Lagos Issues Boat Operators, Dredgers Seven-day Ultimatum
  • Ortom Call on National Assembly to Handle Restructuring Issues with Care
  • Edo LGs Share N2.95bn, Nasarawa N2.2bn
  • El-Rufai Flags-off Flights Operations by Ethiopian Airline in Kaduna
  • Lagos CJ Frees 80 Minor Inmates from Badagry Prison
  • Enelamah: FG Committed to Full Scale Industrialisation Plan, Sugar Sufficiency
  • NAPTIP Begs for Improved Funding from Government, Corporate Organisations
  • Generator Fume Kills Family of Four in Kogi
  • Abia Shooting: FRSC Seeks Prosecution of Abia Speaker, Others
  • NAPTIP Begs for Improved Funding from Govt, Corporate Organisations
  • FUG Pensions Targets N500bn Assets under Management
  • Shehu Sani: Combining Activism with Politics
  • Manufacturing Index Expands for Fourth Consecutive Month
  • House Says Rejection of Power Devolution, A Mistake
  • Osinbajo Appoints Owasanoye ICPC Chairman
  • Tinubu: I Have Not Purchased Any New Airplane
  • Atiku Cautions APC, Other Parties against Undemocratic Acts
  • Ex-President Jonathan: Six Television Sets, Not 36 Stolen from My House
  • Heritage Bank Targets 1,000 Agent Banking Partners
  • Med-view Airline Grows Half-year Profit to N857m
  • Wema Bank Assures Customers of Satisfaction
  • Equities Market: N3trn Gain Boosts Full Recovery Prospects
  • ITF Rewards FCMB’s Role in Human Resource Devt
  • Katsina Defends $110m Loan Request from Islamic Bank

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Nation

  • Trump to hold Maduro responsible for detained opposition leaders
  • Federer to launch hardcourt campaign in Montreal
  • Gunmen abduct Ikeja council clerk, demand N20m
  • NDLEA destroys 246 tonnes of cannabis sativa in Ekiti
  • Bolt ready to race, and really ready to retire
  • Thugs invade Kogi Assembly, assault lawmakers
  • We are not seeking regime change in North Korea – U.S
  • Army seeks information on Boko Haram militants’ hideout
  • VCs in trouble for taking N5.7m furniture allowance
  • Africa’s largest rice mill opens
  • Foreign investors pump N86b into Dangote Cement
  • National Identity Number now mandatory for passport issuance
  • Service chiefs relocate to Borno
  • Akeredolu nominates 18 as commissioners
  • Aregbesola’s mother dies at 84
  • VCs in trouble for taking N5.7m furniture allowance
  • Federer to launch hardcourt campaign in Montreal
  • Bolt ready to race, and really ready to retire
  • Season challenge: Eguma sings lamentation songs
  • Double Deal: Kelechi Iheanacho Risks 2-year Jail Term
  • Nigeria’s show of shame in sports continues
  • Iheanacho Undergoing Medical Ahead Of Leicester City Move
  • IAAF Clears Tosin Oke As Okagbare Arrives For World Championship In London
  • Challenges before Lagos council chairmen, by Ambode
  • Oni can win Ekiti for apc, says group
  • I’m authentic Ogun PDP chairman, says Dayo

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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