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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Punch

  • Convention: PDP South Africa wants young leaders
  • Zimbabwean court postpones ex-finance minister’s bail hearing again
  • Trump’s ‘dangerous’ Jerusalem plan, contempt for international law – Syria
  • Nigeria to play World Cup warm-up with England in June
  • Google to block Amazon devices from You Tube
  • Police nab armed robber, recover pistol, ammunition in Enugu
  • Lagos embraces water transport to beat traffic gridlock
  • Another 257 Nigerians arrive from Libya
  • Serena to make comeback at Australian Open
  • It’s good to be home, Libya is hell – Nigerian returnee
  • How snail farmers make millions
  • Argentine legend slams Nigeria
  • Reps hail crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU’s record-breaker
  • Alleged kidnapper of CBN governor’s wife dies in custody
  • Police arrest three for murder of cattle dealer, workers
  • Man dies in shop veranda, police arrest residents
  • Friends remanded in prison custody for robbery
  • Truck crushes mechanic, seven-year-old boy
  • Suspected car thief arraigned for stealing, tearing statement form
  • Thieves burgle flat in govt house, steal foodstuffs
  • Residents narrate how SARS man shot Lagos youth leader
  • PDP chair: Babatope knocks Wike, Makarfi for backing Secondus
  • Atiku’s defection to PDP won’t affect APC, says Oyegun
  • APC afraid of holding national convention, says Makarfi
  • Return to PDP, Atiku begs defectors
  • 2019 election: No better candidate than Buhari – Marwa
  • How snail farmers make millions
  • Consumers groan in Lagos, Abuja as fuel scarcity worsens
  • YouTube to hire over 10,000 workers
  • Reps order probe of finance minister, Gwarzo’s controversy
  • BUA using militia, soldiers to mine site allocated to Dangote – Ministry
  • Mass resignation hits LAUTECH teaching hospital, says MDCAN

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Nation

  • Zimbabwean court postpones ex finance minister’s bail hearing
  • Police nab armed robber, recover ammunition
  • 1,070 Nigerians died in road accidents – NBS
  • Another 257 Nigerians arrive from Libya
  • Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel capital
  • 270,000 Nigerian children living with HIV – UNICEF
  • Man to appear in court over plot to kill British PM
  • Imo defends having Ministry of Happiness
  • UCL: Man United, Juventus, Roma, Basel qualify, Atletico eliminated
  • Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat
  • 144 more Nigerians return from Libya
  • ISL sprinters speak on dreams and aspirations
  • Consul-General pledges to address complaints of Nigerians in U.S
  • PDP governors plan ‘unity list’ to stop IBB, Jonathan
  • Foreign direct investment rising, says Emefiele
  • Unilag postpones candidates’ screening
  • FUT Minna gets new VC as Prof. Akanbi bows out
  • Row over missing clothes turns bloody
  • ‘Fear is reason women don’t go into politics’
  • Rector urges registrars to cooperate
  • UNN firm’s many strides
  • Don seeks more funding for education
  • Wow! Chelsea to Face Barcelona in the Last 16?
  • Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang
  • Wike Challenge Cup: ‘I watched videos, practice with pillow to learn wrestling’
  • Captain’s Cup 2016: Finals hold on Sunday as Team Akinboboye awaits foes
  • Sports Ministry promises Support For Bobsled And Skeleton Athletes
  • ‘Wives On Strike’ emerges Feature Film of The Year
  • Indian acting legend Shashi Kapoor dies, gets state funeral
  • Effrakata drives lifestyle using music
  • ‘I was abducted, almost killed during Enugu council polls’
  • Ogun 2019: Ticket not for highest bidder
  • APC, others set to boycott Ekiti council poll

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Tribune

  • Libya: FG identifies 2,778 Nigerians in detention camps
  • Travel alerts: FCT bans use of fireworks, as IG assures of adequate security
  • Court unfreezes Patience Jonathan’s 16 bank accounts
  • Fayose presents N98.6bn ‘farewell budget of accomplishment’
  • FG inaugurates Alex Ekwueme burial committee
  • Breaking: 144 Nigerians returned from Libya
  • Senate probes $16bn Egina oil project
  • Anambra PDP holds state congress, elects new executives
  • IPOB: Sen Abaribe wants court to inspect Kanu’s home
  • Alleged N400m fraud: Court insists Metuh calls next witness pending Jonathan’s appearance
  • Mainagate: 116,238 fictitious pensioners used to defraud Nigeria of N42bn —AGF
  • Don’t shortchange consumers ―DPR boss warns
  • FG inaugurates N28bn special health intervention project for 2018
  • Reps probe constituency outreach projects under NPHCDA
  • Excitement as boy crippled by Boko Haram returns walking after surgery in Dubai
  • Russia 2018: FG to send strong delegation ―Sports Minister
  • Gordon Bozimor a true Ijaw patriot –Dickson
  • Federal allocation responsible for delayed November salaries ―Bayelsa Govt.
  • Access Bank launches new 5yrs strategy, targets number one rating
  • Stanbic IBTC finances N6bn Kellog’s plant in Nigeria
  • NUPENG warns govs against diversion of Paris Club refund
  • IPMAN threatens to shut petrol stations
  • FG inaugurates N28bn special health intervention project for 2018
  • Ugandan gov’t appeals to nurses, midwives to call off planned strike
  • Medical profession is not a money-making venture but selfless service to humanity ―Sanusi
  • Mother, daughter, one other allegedly flogged teacher to death in Anambra
  • Ogun: 3 dead, 2 injured in road crash
  • Rights group give IGP three days ultimatum to dismantle road blocks in Onitsha
  • Proper plant/machinery valuation, huge revenue sources for Nigerian government at all levels —Osaji
  • Lagos confirms Ajose-Harrison as substantive PSSDC DG
  • Luxury Villas introduces new innovations into real estate
  • Yemen’s ex-president,Saleh killed in Sanaa
  • Heavy rain causes flooding in southeastern Australia
  • Zimbabwe’s special people with two toes
  • Goldberg splashes ₦4m on 28 entrepreneurs
  • Hi–Impact Planet Amusement Park offers 12 days of Magic
  • Multitude witnessed AIM Festival at La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

The Sun

  • IPMAN suspends planned withdrawal of services
  • Boko Haram war: Army replaces Commander Op. LAFIYA DOLE
  • BREAKING: Buhari arrives Kano for 2-day visit
  • Atiku has lost touch, can’t win his local government – Buhari’s aide
  • Plot to kill British Prime Minister foiled
  • Osinbajo finds Adamawa town deserted
  • Soldiers kill 7 terrorists, recover arms, IED in Borno
  • Budget boycott: 3 Imo Assembly members resign
  • 2019: Oyegun tackles Atiku
  • The Sun Governor of the Year Award, a big motivation –Wike
  • PDP: Its unending zoning controversy
  • Super Eagles: Dalung submits N3b Budget to Presidency for World Cup
  • Abia Export Procesing Zone takes off soon, says Gov. Ikpeazu
  • Cocaine killing black people almost as much as opioids kill white people – study
  • Atiku has lost touch, can’t win his local government – Buhari’s aide
  • 1,070 Nigerians died in road accident in Q3 – NBS
  • Why Jerusalem’s status is so controversial
  • How I intend to rebuild PDP -Secondus
  • Oyo PDP endorses Ladoja for PDP national chairman
  • Google introduces app to reduce high mobile data usage
  • Lagos, 9mobile to teach 1m Nigerians to code by 2019
  • Yuletide: How to avoid long queues at ATM points
  • Russia fumes over Olympic ban, awaits Putin verdict

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Atiku to Saraki, Amaechi, Goje: Return to PDP, rebuild Nigeria
  • Reps approve MTEF, pass 2018 budget estimate to second reading
  • 5 injured, 10 tricycles damaged as Keke operators clash with Imo govt officials
  • NUPENG to FG: Increasing poverty, hunger may cause social upheaval
  • Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s $4.760m houses to FG
  • IPMAN blames failed roads, Apapa gridlock, rumoured fuel price hike, fuel scarcity
  • Deportation: My wife, 3 children stranded in India – Ebonyi indigene cries out
  • Oando: Reps probe Adeosun’s suspension of SEC boss
  • Govt must find permanent solution to Farmer/Herders crisis – Osinbanjo
  • Tribunal To Resolve Impending Capital Market Cases By Q1, 2018 – Kurfi
  • Islamist Plot To Kill PM May Foiled In Downing Street – Sky News
  • Why Nigerian Scientists Must Focus On Atlantic Ocean Study – Minister
  • Fire Consumes Family Of 4 In Lagos
  • Shittu Appears In Igbo Attire As Osinbajo Presides Over FEC Meeting
  • Customs Destroys 700 Cartons Of Seized Poultry Products – Official
  • Not Ministry Of Happiness And Couples Fulfilment But Ministry Of Happiness And Purpose Fulfilment – Okorocha
  • Labour To Bayelsa Govt: Find A Way To Source, Pay November Salary
  • 3,743 Nigerians Died In Road Accidents In 9 Months – NBS
  • Police Nab Armed Robber, Recover Pistol, Ammunition In Enugu
  • PDP Convention: Elect Vibrant, Young Leaders, Says PDP S/Africa
  • Bangkok Hospital Bomber Sentenced To 27 Years Imprisonment
  • Ex-Yemeni President Saleh Buried Without Solemnities – Reports
  • UCL: Man United, Juventus, Roma, Basel Qualify, Atletico Eliminated
  • UN Pushing Sharp Increase In Migrant Returns From Libya
  • UN Envoy Calls For Negotiated Solution In Jerusalem
  • Zimbabwean Court Again Postpones Ex Finance Minister’s Bail Hearing
  • SGF heads 10-Member C’ttee to give Alex Ekwueme state burial
  • SEC crisis: Reps ask Finance Minister, to maintain status quo on Gwarzo
  • UCL: Man United, Juventus, Roma, Basel qualify, Atletico eliminated
  • Nigeria set to play World Cup warm-up with England in June
  • Bookies tip Ronaldo not Messi for fifth Ballon D’or
  • Multi-nationals must invest in sports development – Aare Gani Adams

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

ThisDay

  • SEC to Resume Oando Forensic Audit from Wednesday
  • Buhari, Saraki, Dogara Meet to Fast-track Passage of 2018 Budget
  • Dangote Emerges Only African on Bloomberg’s List of 50 Most Influential…
  • Petrol Queues Return, Baru Rushes Back from London
  • Ghanaian President Calls for More Jim Ovias on the Continent
  • US Business Association Honours Elumelu with Global Entrepreneurship Award
  • Atiku at Wadatta House, Urges Mass Defection to PDP
  • Court Sets Aside Order Freezing 16 Accounts of Patience Jonathan
  • Amaechi: It’s Time to Move Away from Blame Games
  • Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture of $4.760m Penthouses Linked to Alison-Madueke
  • FG Inaugurates C’ttee to Organise State Burial for Ekwueme
  • Fayose Presents N98.6b Budget Estimate, Harps on Continuity
  • New Free Zone Developer, Notore Targets $5bn FDI, 15,000 jobs
  • Ministry: BUA’s Mining Activities Illegal, Refutes Company’s Allegations
  • Dutch Law Firm Seeks Criminal Case Against Shell Over Malabu Oil Deal
  • FG Rescues Batch of 144 Nigerians from Libya
  • Court Grants Usman Permission to Travel Abroad for Treatment
  • IPOB: Abaribe Files Motion Seeking Court’s Visit to Kanu’s Abia Residence
  • Senate to Probe Allegations of Abuse, Extra-judicial Killings by SARS
  • Thugs Sack NIFOR Management, Take over Institute
  • World Bank Lends Nigeria $350m for Rural Electrification Projects
  • Ngige: FG Has Met Striking Varsity Staff’s 12-point Demands
  • Don’t Dissolve NDDC Board, Niger Delta Youths Urge Buhari
  • Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Other Nations Team up against Global Terrorism
  • Falana Urges Buhari to End Illegal Arrest, Detention of Law-abiding Citizens, Foreigners
  • Duke: How to Attract Foreign Direct Investments
  • Marwa Group, Others Declare Support for Buhari
  • Nwobu Emerges Anambra PDP Chair in Controversial Election
  • UNICEF: HIV-Related Deaths in Adolescents on Increase in West, Central Africa
  • House Probes Non-execution of Constituency Projects
  • Edo Govt to Move against Human Trafficking Cartel
  • I’m Most Qualified to Lead PDP, Says Secondus
  • Lagos Assembly Committee Declares Creation of Okegun-Ladeseso Illegal
  • Dope: IOC Bans Russia from Winter Olympics

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Guardian

  • Stop panic buying, NNPC tells Nigerians as queues persist
  • Mourinho pledges only ‘the truth’ on injuries
  • Imo’s commissioner for happiness defends her appointment
  • Terror threat triggers red alert
  • Lawyers raise concern over judicial appointments
  • Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping
  • Ronaldo set for fifth Ballon d’Or
  • Chelsea don’t fear Euro superpowers – Conte
  • Five things we learned from the Champions League
  • Cuadrado, Bernardeschi send Juve through
  • Lukaku, Rashford send Man Utd into last 16
  • Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes $12,000, hits new record
  • Rivers aids Charkin’s training facility
  • SIFAX wins Ebute-Ojo ferry terminal concession in Lagos
  • The last chance for PDP
  • Balewa and a Christmas to remember
  • Mineral resource management for national cohesion and progress Part 3
  • High pitch politics herald PDP national convention
  • Secondus, Adeniran may take the day at PDP convention
  • PDP rules out special concession for Atiku, others
  • Kiss Daniel Releases Official Statement Over Case With Former Label G-Worldwide
  • Stars Rock Fashion Awards, Call For Sustainability
  • Nigerian Twitter Thrashes Okorocha For Appointing Sister Commissioner For Happiness
  • The future of African entrepreneurship finance and resourcing
  • NCC meets with MainOne, IHS on broadband subsidy
  • Technology disrupts Nigeria’s used-car market
  • ‘Be vigilant and celebrate moderately’
  • Tiwa Savage, Chigul, Kemi ‘Lala’, others for ‘Do it Afraid’ confab
  • Harmful effects of being overweight underestimated as study measured effects of high, low BMI

(www.guardian.ng)

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