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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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The SUN
Nigeria urges safety for UN peacekeepers
Owoseni removed as Lagos CP
Shake-up in NNPC as Warri, Kaduna, PH refineries get new MDs
Stakeholders urge FG, tech investors to venture into drones
BREAKING: Lagos court creeps with security over Evans’ trial
Owerri demolition/killing: Lawyer writes National Human Rights Commission
Arafat: Saraki urges pilgrims to pray for Nigeria, Buhari
Gov Wike pledges more developmental projects in Bolo people
Eid-el-Kabir: Ram sellers lament low patronage
Another building collapses in Lagos
Again, gunmen hijack bus in Rivers
Quit notice: UN agencies denounce threat
Kanu’s arrest’ll increase Buhari’s headache –Pan-Igbo group
Total shutdown in varsities imminent
Evans faces murder, armed robbery, kidnap charges today
Anambra non-indigenes root for Obaze
Why Obiano’ll win second term -Obigwe
Anambra guber: Biafra group withdraws support for UPP
Why FG introduced new social media policy, by presidential aide
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Eagles good to fly –Rohr
… Target 12th win over Indomitable Lions
Aminu storms D’ Tigers training
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
FG decides on ASUU’s demands today as union shuns meeting
Policemen batter lady for tattooing her body
Rivers DPO arrested for ritual killer’s escape from custody
55 NNPC top managers affected in major shake-up
Policemen batter lady for tattooing her body
Robbers kill Baptist pastor in Ondo
Court refuses to reduce Shangisha ex-baale’s bail terms
Four injured as cult attacks LASPOTECH students’ hostel
30 Imo workers arrested for N650m pension fraud
Panic as three-storeyed building collapses in Lagos
Ogun truck driver killed in auto crash
Shangisha Baale who faked own kidnap loses application seeking change of bail conditions
Robbers kill Baptist pastor in Ondo, steal motorcycle
Would FEC meeting hold today?
Pro-Biafran group withdraws support for Chidoka, UPP
Senator Uchendu gets certificate of return, attacks Wike
Enugu APC threatens to expel minister
87 APC aspirants jostle for 16 Kwara LG chair seats
Ex-PTDF boss joins Ekiti gov race
I’ve not defected from APC, says Uba
CAN, ACP plan deliverance rally for Anambra governorship aspirants
Warren Buffett becomes top shareholder in Bank of America
55 NNPC top managers affected in major shake-up
Oil marketers threaten mass sacking over $2bn debt
Naira records marginal gain, closes at 368/dollar
New rail’ll link Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, says Amaechi
BoI approves N5bn intervention fund for miners
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Strike: Govt negotiating team’ll present ASUU’s demands to FEC today—Ngige
Naira appreciates to N368/$ in parallel market
Kanu’s re-arrest: Ohanaeze parleys with pro-Biafra groups
Why sponsors of Igbo quit notice were not arrested – AGF
FG’s already restructuring: Lai Mohammed spoke tongue-in-cheek, says Tanko Yakassai
Building collapse: Lagos begins demolition of 114 distressed buildings
PNDPC TO CLARK: Step aside, let younger people lead N’Delta
Breaking: Lagos gets new Police Commissioner
What restructuring means to us — Lai Mohammed
NIGERIA: 1914 was a false marriage — Ekpenyong, former Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor
Showdown in Ekiti as Fayose, Sen. Olujimi’s supporters allegedly clash
I have not dumped APC for PDP, says Andy Uba
President Buhari to receive victorious D’Tigress
Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Sanchez
Eagles target 12th win over Cameroon’s Lions
Arsenal reject Man City bid for Sanchez
Anti-smuggling: Customs impounds goods worth N531m in 3 weeks
Ruzu formally launches Kampe into market
Tomato market: Local manufacturers battle foreign products
Prisons pensioners appeal to Presidency
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Oil marketers threaten mass sack over N720b subsidy arrears
No meeting, act on our demands, ASUU tells government
Petroleum products’ prices crashed in July, says NBS
NFF working hard for Super Eagles victory, says Pinnick
North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch
At least 18,500 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh as Rakhine unrest rages
Nigeria must investigate disappearance of Shiites, says Amnesty
NNPC restructures, effects changes in 55 key positions
Rams everywhere, but none to buy as Sallah approaches
Evans to be arraigned in court today
Accident claims eight lives in Delta
Transfer News Live: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and more updates
Cameroon shut fans out of training, target win in Uyo
Support from Olukoya, Dickson, others helped my success, says Adekuruoye
Venus Williams, Muguruza win on day of upsets
NBA star, Ochefu set to debut for D’Tigers
Enyimba’s Ogunbote wants Rangers’ scalp in Enugu
YDP, PDP disagree over Delta State development
APC, police, INEC are threats to democracy, says Wike
Do Nigerians have the politicians they deserve?
EU, German to invest €30 million in energy efficiency
VP Yemi Osinbajo commissions BUA’s $1 billion cement facility
NSE’s indices depreciate further by N54 billion
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
ASUU gives govt six new conditions to end strike
Oil marketers cry out over $2b debts
Hurricane Harvey: Nigerians relive experiences
Major shake-up in NNPC
Igbo quit notice: Why we haven’t arrested Arewa youths, by Fed Govt
Why we are yet to retrieve $15m seized by South Africa from Jonathan’s govt, by AGF
AfDB to invest $24 billion in Africa’s food sufficiency agenda
Fear of water-borne diseases hit Texas as Trump inspires hope
Govt, ASUU meeting put off as union makes counter offer
We’ll open up rural roads, says Akeredolu
’90 per cent of Ibadan indigenes asked for review’
Imo ‘leaders’ to Okorocha: resign or be impeached
Eid-El-Kabir: FRSC to deploy 33,000 men, 859 patrol vehicles, others
Creative industry stakeholders seek N400b CBN stimulus fund
Five Nigerian pilgrims die in Mecca
UNILAG to begin post-UTME screening Sept 18
NAL backs call for restructuring
Two brothers arrested for ‘robbery’
Dickson urges police, Misau to stop feud
Fayose swears in Ekiti Obas’ Council chair
Commissioner seeks support for Governor
Wike worst governor ever , says APC Senator-elect
Ex-VC Mimiko: I’ve no grudges against AAUA board
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Wigwe: Banks Cannot Provide for Power Sector Loans Because It’s Systemically…
AGF Explains Why Arewa Youths Were Not Arrested
NNPC Boosts Gas Supply to Gencos, Redeploys Top Staff
FG Thanks US for Decision to Sell Aircraft to Fight Insurgency
African Leaders Blasted for Medical Tourism
Osinbajo Commissions Fertilizer Plant, BUA Cement Factory in Edo
Katsina Senator, Kanti Bello Dies after Protracted Illness
Amnesty Int’l Accuses Nigerian Authorities of Detaining Hundreds Illegally
Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor of Letters by University of Edinburgh
Five Nigerian Pilgrims Die in Saudi Arabia
Lagos Asks Court to Uphold Death Sentence against Mustapha
ASUU Shuns Meeting with FG, Awaits Response on Counter Offer
NNPC/Total JV, Greenville Sign Gas Supply Agreement for $500m Mini LNG Project
Ibadan Indigenes Back New Obas as Ladoja Says He Remains Olubadan-in-Waiting, If…
Bauchi Stands Still for Buhari
Uba: I’m Not Leaving APC Despite My Defeat
Senior Lawyer: Falana is Wrong on Chief Judges’ Powers to Release Prisoners
Senator-elect Uchendu Vows to Reconcile Wike, Amaechi
Ayade’s Foreign Trips Attracting Tangible FDIs, Says C’River Govt
Lasun Opens up on Gubernatorial Ambition in Osun
Rights Group Decry One Year Shutdown of Radio Station in Bayelsa
IBB University Rejects JAMB’s 120 Cut-off Mark
Stop Rushing to Courts, Makarfi Tells Anambra Stakeholders
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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