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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, August 9, 2017



  • Gatlin Sad At Media Sensation Of Rivalry With Bolt
  • ‘All Is Well’, Election Commission Assures Kenyans
  • WAEC Attributes Improvement In Students’ Performance To Teacher Training
  • Anambra Election: Incumbency Won’t Stop PDP – Oduah
  • Fayose Is A Depressed Loudmouth Suffering From ‘Mouth Diarrhoea’ – Buruji Kashamu
  • Lagos Police Arrest 7 Suspects In New Underground Kidnappers Den
  • Watch Vanguard Conference Hall Live On Restructuring: What Is It?
  • BREAKING: Court Strikes Out FG’s Case Against Seven Banks
  • Vanguard Conference Hall Live On Wednesday
  • Google’s Firing Of Memo Writer Strikes Nerve In Silicon Valley
  • ‎Why They Are After Me – Aliyu, Dropped ICPC Nominee
  • Cost Of Contesting Election In Nigeria High – Oshiomhole
  • Video: Ritualists Den Uncovered In Lagos As Mob Lynch Suspects
  • Anambra Community Launches Manhunt For 2 Over Sodomy
  • Police Tear-Gas Odinga Supporters
  • Why Nigeria’s Over $80b Telecom Sector Needs More Investors
  • Consumption Of Processed, Chemical Foods Linked To Infertility
  • Gatlin sad at media sensation of rivalry with Bolt
  • Ritualists den uncovered in Lagos; mob lynch suspects, injure 2 policemen
  • Ozubulu killings: Police invite LG chairman, Ozubulu Town Union PG, Ikegwuonu’s aide
  • We need fairer, accessible, responsive justice system – AGF
  • 2019: Arewa youths divided over Buhari, Atiku’s ambitions
  • Hate song against Igbo must not be taken lightly – Jonathan
  • Lassa fever resurfaces in Lagos, kills 2, 100 under surveillance
  • Why we tear gassed anti-Buhari protesters in Abuja – Police



The Sun

  • #ReturnOrResign protest reaches London
  • Police arrest 7 new suspects in Lagos underground kidnappers den
  • Anti-Buhari protest enters day 3 in Abuja
  • Ritualists’ den uncovered in Lagos, 2 burnt alive
  • 2 die of lassa fever in Lagos
  • WAEC cancels certificates issued 28 years ago, 150 others over exam malpractice
  • Kalu furious over anti-Igbo song
  • Nigeria no longer dumping ground –Osinbajo
  • 2019: PDP woos Obasanjo, Atiku,  others
  • Calabar channel controversy: Firm demand apology from Col Umar
  • Why APC may lose Gombe guber poll – Aspirant
  • US lawmakers slam Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ toward N’ Korea
  • Tajikistan accuses Iran of involvement in 1990s civil war
  • Elephant tramples 15 to death in India
  • Bayelsa PDP greets Makarfi at 61
  • Anambra guber: We’re ready for Anambra election –INEC
  • Anambra guber: APC chieftain warns delegates against ‘cash for votes’
  • Recession: How coys can generate returns via digital mobility
  • Customs deploys ICT to boost revenue at Tin Can Port
  • Shakespeare backs Iheanacho to form deadly partnership with Vardy
  • Rangers 2017 convention, special one –Ejindu
  • Don’t be carried away by Makurdi victory, Biffo warns players
  • Nigerian troops kill six insurgents
  • BREAKING: Court orders interim forfeiture of N7.6bn linked to Diezani




  • Woman struck with breast cancer needs N6.4m for treatment
  • 4,437 Kaduna pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia – Spokesman
  • Police arrest seven suspects over underground kidnappers den
  • North Korea threatens missile strikes near US territory Guam
  • Troops kill six Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
  • Coutinho must start a war to leave Liverpool – Steven Gerrard
  • 91-year-old grandma becomes oldest university graduate
  • Vantiv buys Worldpay for £9.3bn
  • EPL chief doesn’t foresee English Neymar move
  • Anti-Christian attacks in Nigeria, Central African Republic shameful – Pope
  • Kenya opposition claims vote has been hacked
  • No PSG contact over Sanchez, says Wenger
  • China quake: Nineteen killed as aftershocks rattle survivors
  • 91-year-old woman bags bachelor’s degree
  • Six injured as car rams into soldiers outside Paris
  • Police arrest seven suspects over underground kidnappers den
  • Baby falls into fire during couple’s fight over infidelity
  • Fake policeman arrested in Kano after extorting woman
  • Ogun thieves dismantle, sell N8m truck for N350,000
  • Lagos residents uncover kidnappers’ den, set two suspects ablaze
  • Policeman who burgled Jonathan’s house gets N7m bail
  • Ex-Bayelsa acting gov injured, as assassins storm residence
  • Imo suspected serial killer, Zidane, nabbed
  • Kashamu, others attack Fayose, say gov destroying S’West PDP
  • I joined APC to put Wike on his toes –Princewill
  • Restructuring debate important, proponents not political jobbers, says Osinbajo
  • Take governance seriously, Faparusi tells Ekiti governor Fayose
  • We’re ready for Anambra gov election – INEC
  • Like old PDP and APC, crisis rocks newly formed APDA, Dokpesi, others sacked




  • Pope Francis slams anti-Christian attacks in Nigeria, Central Africa
  • No PSG contact over Sanchez, says Wenger
  • Poor management, bane of power sector, says Fashola
  • Trump warns North Korea of ‘fire and fury’
  • Brume, Okagbare begin medal chase in long jump
  • Lagos police arrest 7 suspects in new underground kidnappers den
  • 233 Battalion arrest 2 Boko Haram suspects, immunize 1,227 children
  • Kenyatta surges ahead, Kenya opposition claims polls ‘hacked’
  • Thirteen killed by China quake as aftershocks rattle survivors
  • Local contractors excluded from $20 billion rail projects
  • FOU intercepts 37 vehicles worth N1.4b
  • Guardiola returns to Man City drawing board
  • Mourinho pleased with Man Utd display in defeat
  • Barca closing in on Coutinho deal
  • Arsenal can silence critics, says Walcott
  • Remita Corporate Champions Cup kicks off on Saturday
  • Stoke sign Cameroun winger, Thomas joins Leicester City
  • Eating protein three times daily key to maintaining muscle strength in old age
  • Feuding APC giants widen intra-party rift in Kano
  • Fresh crisis in Southwest PDP as group rejects Fayose
  • Delta APC sets 2019 agenda, serves Okowa quit notice
  • Dollar slumps, Tokyo tanks as North Korea tensions spike
  • Rail projects to cover all states, says FG
  • BoI reviews business processes for operational efficiency
  • Thoughts on constitutional amendments
  • Business lessons from Jeff Bezos
  • Nigeria youth: Celebrated abroad, despised at home
  • Affordability, hidden tariff hinder Internet access in Nigeria
  • NCC to increase sector’s 70% FDI via ITU participation
  • Funds stall production of eIDs, as NIMC issues 1.2 million cards




  • Auditor-General Calls for Passage of Audit Autonomy Bill
  • Osinbajo Unveils Five Super Mushshak Aircraft
  • NLC President: Over N3tn Pension Fund Invested in Bonds, Treasury Bills
  • Boko Haram Kills 31 Fishermen in Lake Chad
  • PDP Inaugurates Convention Planning Committee
  • Church Killings: Police Quiz Community Leader, Foundation Chairmen
  • Osinbajo: I Didn’t Call Advocates of Restructuring Job Seekers
  • Petrified Passengers Run Amuck as FAAN Blows Unclaimed Baggage at MMIA
  • APDA Crisis: Stakeholders Sack Interim NWC
  • IPOB Not against Anambra Governorship Poll, Says Obiano
  • Uzodimma: Serving Governor, Others Plotting to Discredit Our Committee
  • Policeman Arraigned for Allegedly Burgling Jonathan’s House
  • Hubmart Stores Set to Delight Customers with New Ikeja Outlet
  • Northern Governors Donate N360m to Borno as El-Rufai, Tambuwal, Masari, Bindo visit Maiduguri
  • EFCC Recovers N328.9bn from Oil Marketers
  • Police Uncover Ritualists’ Den in Lagos, Arrest Suspect
  • Three Suspects Arrested for Killing Village Head in Sokoto
  • Delta Schools Reopen 33yrs After Closure by Buhari/Idiagbon Govt
  • FG Inaugurates NCCC to Fast-track Economic Recovery
  • Cleric Blames Resurgence of Boko Haram on Moles Among the Military
  • Lagos Taskforce Impounds 146 Motorcycles, Prosecutes 21 Riders
  • South-west PDP Leaders Declare Fayose Persona Non Grata
  • Northern Inter-Faith Group Advocate Adoption of Whistle-Blowing Policy to Tame Boko Haram
  • Health Minister Lauds Ayade on Calapharm, Says Project Represents Deep Vision
  • Herdsmen Crisis: FAO Plans Livestock Development Conference
  • FG: Undergraduates Must Own Farms As Condition for Graduation
  • EFCC Calls for Anti-corruption Courses In Varsity System
  • Address Calls for Restructuring or Face Doom in 2019, Princewill Warns APC
  • Don: 13% of Nigerians Risk Mental Deformity over Inadequate Iodine In Food
  • Iwuanyanwu, Udenwa, Ihedioha, Samdaddy, Others vow to Remove APC from Imo



The Nation

  • WAEC attributes improvement in students’ performance to teacher training
  • Copyright Commission secured 57 convictions in six years, says D-G
  • Anambra election: Incumbency won’t stop PDP – Oduah
  • 233 Battalion arrest two Boko Haram suspects, immunize 1,227 children
  • Lagos police arrest seven suspects in new underground kidnappers den
  • Five million people liberated from ISIS in three years – Pentagon
  • FAO to address livestock development challenges in Nigeria
  • Cost of contesting election in Nigeria high – Oshiomhole
  • Rivers shuts 1,886 illegal schools – Wike
  • UN commends Cameroon’s generosity to Nigerian refugees
  • Surrender now to avoid humiliating death, army tells terorrists
  • Miss Nigeria USA pageant holds Saturday
  • Odinga rejects poll results showing Kenyatta in lead
  • 91-year-old grandma becomes Thailand’s oldest university graduate
  • IAAF World Championships:Okagbare, Brume set for long jump
  • EFCC traces N47b, $487m to ex-Oil Minister Diezani
  • Firm threatens Umar over Calabar Channel comment
  • N249b: Fed Govt stops case against banks
  • Falana warns Fed Govt on Lagos waterways
  • Wike to woo Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki to PDP
  • Customs seizes smuggled N1.3b exotic cars
  • ‘Civil war is never answer to a nation’s socio-political problems’
  • Nigerian universities training students for obsolete jobs – VC
  • Nepalese bank mulls massive agric investment in UNILORIN
  • Return to negotiation table, ASUU tells Gov Bello
  • LASPOTECH workers begin indefinite strike
  • Unilorin, Origin Group partner on honey production


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