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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The SUN
NOA appeals for tolerance, peaceful co-existence
Delta police arrest 4 officers for professional misconduct
Dankwambo denies jailing civil servant who insulted his mother
Nigeria’s faith in democracy unshaken, Buhari tells world leaders
Group pledges to build social cohesion among Nigerians in S’ Africa
Dankwambo denies jailing civil servant who insulted his mother
Britain suspends Myanmar military training
Spanish police arrest top aide to Catalan VP
Anambra guber: PRP’ll address income inequality -Mbah
Anambra guber: Election’ll be tough but Obiano’ll win, says Anazodo
Anambra guber: Ubah vows to challenge Obaze’s candidacy in court
FIRS rakes in N2.5trn in 8 months
SEC bans Partnership Investments CEO for life
Hard times for telcos despite adding N1.5trn to GDP
Neymar vs Cavani: PSG announces club’s penalty taker
Ugwuanyi urged to revive Rangers FC
WAFU CUP: It’s Eagles, Squirrels again
Fight corruption within the law, Wike tells FG
Labour vows to stall concession of Lagos, Abuja airports
FG under fire over IPOB
Igbo play worst politics in Nigeria –Okorocha
Osinbajo meets Abia gov, IGP over agitation
APC policies fuelling agitations –PDP
Union threatens to confront WAEC
Buhari seeks UN help to stop ISIS
Another container of 475 arms uncovered in Tin Can port
World running out of antibiotics – WHO
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
FG, Jonathan disagree on proposed S’West, S’South military operations
Help us recover looted funds, Buhari tells UN Assembly
Sukuk bond part of strategies to islamise Nigeria – CAN
Health minister performs successful surgery separating Siamese twins
Toddler dies after suffering third-degree burns
Mother catches nanny on camera assaulting baby
Delta woman accuses police of killing husband
Prime suspect in GUS winner’s murder arrested
Shops shut as cult members clash on Lagos Island
Father, 55, remanded for defiling 17-year-old daughter
Hoodlums shoot UNIUYO final year student
Barman, friend jailed 25 years for manslaughter
N50,000 bail: Committee submits report, CP promises action
Anambra gov: Ubah heads for court, lambasts Wike, others
2019: Sani rejects El-Rufai’s endorsement
Anambra agency, gov candidates bicker over poster fee
Only court will determine Anambra PDP governorship candidate, Ubah asserts
Boko Haram: INEC commences CVR in Madagali
APC tours S’South states, mobilise support for Buhari
S’East APC demands additional state
APC clears Nwoye for Anambra gov poll
Melaye’s recall: INEC releases amended timetable, fixes Oct 14 for verification
Oando shareholders protest, call for Tinubu’s resignation
What to do if your chequebook goes missing
FG considers tax reliefs to fund road construction
Capital market fraud: SEC bans Ogiemwonyi for life
Striking workers disrupt power firms’ operations, NUPENG shuns minister
Customs impound 283 exotic vehicles in two months …recover 18 bulletproof vehicles from Abuja dealer
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Breaking: Again, Customs impounds 475 rifles at Tin Can Port
Strike: FG meets leaders of ULC, to dress joint press conference Wednesday
IPOB: Saraki, Senators in marathon meeting
IPOB: I won’t dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father – Ikpeazu
FG reconstitutes Investment & Securities Tribunal
Nigeria’s foreign debts hit $15.05bn in June – NBS
Queues at filling stations, DISCOs shut as ULC strike enters Day 3
ISIS must be stopped, says Buhari at UNGA
FG to set up oil spill funds for N-Delta
SEC bans Ogiemwonyi for life, operating licence withdrawn
APC policies, cause of IPOB’s uprisings- PDP
Sagay lauds CJN over decision to transform judiciary
Ekiti 2018: Dep gov waves olive branch to PDP aspirants
Sukkuk is unconstitutional — CAN
Messi hits four as Barca maintain perfect start
Messi tops La Liga rankings
Giggs and Scholes no-show angers India fans
Miracle of Security Votes doesn’t lie in donation of weapons, Minister tells Govs
FG set to implement ERGP, as NESG rolls out programe
Naira appreciates to N360.22/ $ in NAFEX
SBC deepens customer affinity with retained price
Semo market: Manufacturers intensify competition for market share
Aftermath of Army operation in Kanu’s home: Afara-ukwu community counts losses
Betterhalf Talk-Show launches, sets sights on sustainable relationships
How Sahara Group gave wings to my aspiration – Duke
Buratai, Kachikwu, others for Peace Achievers Awards
Nollywood veteran Nobert Young, others join hit series, `MTV Shuga’
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian

Nigeria’s debt profile to rise with new issues
No bonus for Eagles, team to share prize money
Buhari asks UN to dialogue with North Korea over nuclear weapons
Spain takes control of Catalonia’s finances to block referendum
Scramble for survivors as quake flattens Mexico City buildings
Tremors trigger fears of volcanic eruption in Bali
Spanish police detain Catalan official in referendum row
Jonathan cautions Buhari against taking operations to South South, South West
Shock, pains in Lagos as filth returns
Reps ask banks to unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s accounts
Northern governors meet Okorocha, reaffirm Nigeria’s unity
Restructuring Nigeria – APC Leaders Hold Public Hearing In Edo State
Klopp sick of sloppy Liverpool’s miscues
AFN crisis deepens as board gets two spokesmen
By now, 3SC should be lending money to Oyo government, says Onigbinde
Messi hits four as Barca maintain perfect start
Ibadan gets first rugby, shooting board
Aiteo Group reaffirms commitment to NFF deal
Government, oil marketers and debt bomb
Uncertainty over future of manufacturing in Nigeria, others
Why arms smuggling persists at Nigerian ports, by experts
The blood of Galileans and 2019 agenda
A sceptic view of regionalism
It’s better to reason together, please!
Yar’Adua died, Jonathan lost for fighting me wrongly, says El-Rufai
Southeast governors, Biafra struggles and way forward
Enugu, Ebonyi APC tasks Federal Government on new state
Why e-payment start-ups fail in Nigeria
Policy activists and technology growth
SON moves against substandard IT wares
MUSON set to ‘Celebrate Excellence in the Arts’ at 21st festival
I’m here to help Nollywood, says Roberts
Six U.S.-based artists tell ‘The Nigerian Side of the Story’
Coffee, tea extend survival in diabetics as increasing salt intake tied to disease risk
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Bail-out/Paris club refund: 10 salary defaulting states
Consultant admits $3m governors’ contract fake
IPOB crisis ‘bigger than Boko Haram’
CBN worried over insider abuses in banks
NLC names states not utilising bail out fund
Northern Governors blame Southeast politicians for zone’s backwardness
IPOB: PDP advises APC to look inward
Happy prospects of a dynamic and patriotic judiciary
House panel orders banks to allow Patience Jonathan access accounts
Presidency faults Saraki over comment on IPOB
Fed Govt begins work on 41 roads
NANS, parents hail ASUU, Fed Govt over strike suspension
Armed struggle won’t benefit Igbo, says Ikpeazu
NUT seeks special fund for primary education
Nigerian Breweries takes Friendship Party to Onitsha
Air Force joins Operation Python Dance II
‘AMCON didn’t take over Kashamu’s hotels’
Nuclear war: Buhari seeks panel to meet North Korea
Balogun: Olubadan still paramount ruler
Security men in court for ‘theft, vandalism’
Oando Foundation, Fashion Vie raise N43.8m for girl-child’s education
Oyo lawmakers to consider proposed €5m foreign loan
Ex-NYSC Director General Yusuf Bomoi dies
Pro-Atiku comment: Minister urges Buhari to sack Alhassan
Coalition warns Fayose, Ayenimo against alleged service extension
Endorsement of El-Rufai a charade, says Sani
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Buhari at UNGA Canvasses International Material Support for Anti-corruption War
Amosun Faults Data by Finance Ministry, NBS FIRS on VAT Contributions
FG to Block IPOB’s Source of Funding, NAF Deploys Aircraft to…
Unity Bank Disburses over N24 billion to Farmers
EFCC Recovers N409bn, $70m in Eight Months
Saraki, South-east Senators Meet over IPOB, National Unity
Customs Intercepts Another Cache of Arms at Tin-Can Port
Capital Market Infractions: SEC Bans Ogiemwonyi, Withdraws Operating Licence
Nurses to Join Other Health Workers in Shutting Down Hospitals Thursday
Fashola: FG Resorting to Tax Relief to Fund Road Construction
Guard against Key-man Risk, Emefiele
House C’ttee Asks Banks to Unfreeze Accounts Without Court, EFCC Caveat
NHIS Decentralises Scheme to States, Commences Accreditation of 57 HMOs
Alhaji Alhaji: Secession Not Solution to Problems Bedeviling Igbo
Kwara Confirms Two Cases of Yellow Fever
Buhari Passes Vote of Confidence on His Ministers, APC
Parents, Students Commend ASUU for Calling off Strike
AMCON: We Didn’t Take over Kashamu Hotels
FAAN Workers Protest Planned Concession of Airports
Melaye Warns INEC Against Flouting Court Order over His Recall
House Passes Amended Bill on Seed Industry
FG Appoints Bintube as New Non-executive to BOI Board
Abia Residents Demand Peace, Hold Rally to Celebrate Return of Normalcy
Omokri: Lai Mohammed, Leave Jonathan Out of Your Tales by Moonlight on IPOB
Fight Corruption Within the Ambit of the Law, Wike Tells FG
Murder Suspect: How We Got N200,000 to Kill
FG Inaugurates National Salaries, Wages Commission Board
I Raped My Daughter Nine Times for Money Ritual, Suspect Confesses
Group Donates Borehole to Community
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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