Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, September 27, 2017


  • Restructuring: Buhari group mulls return to parliamentary system
  • Pakistan finance minister denies corruption charges
  • Trump’s method not best way to tackle N’ Korea crisis – France
  • Senate to meet Buhari over IPOB
  • Buhari, Osinbajo, SGF won’t negotiate with workers –Minister
  • Drama as INEC delivers Melaye’s recall notice, documents
  • Osinbajo tasks African leaders on tax evasion, mismanagement
  • Rivers alleges APC, police’s plot to kill protesting students
  • Biafra: Buhari to meet South East govs
  • I’m next president of Nigeria, says Fayose
  • Kalu to deliver UNICAL lectures on Power Devolution
  • Kalu mobilizes for APC in Abia
  • Remains of Amosun’s security aide laid to rest
  • FG should not be blamed for JOHESU’s strike – Ngige
  • UN Security Council composition outdated – FG
  • Hurricane Maria fallout: Trump to visit Puerto Rico
  • Ex-Thai PM, Yingluck sentenced in absentia to five years in prison
  • Fire breaks out atop Ecuador Embassy in Washington DC
  • Biafra: We’re wiser now –Umahi
  • Katsina not getting special favours –Masari
  • Nigeria needs $142bn to meet NDC’s target – FG
  • Side effects of mobile phones on teenagers
  • FG to leverage on e_governance platform – Shittu
  • Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Zambia banks on psychology for victory over Nigeria
  • CHAN 2018: Ghana favourites to replace Kenya
  • Ford, Lyft will partner to deploy self-driving cars
  • Obuah dangles N.2m, double-win bonus at Go Round FC
  • PSquare fights dirty in new video





  • S’East govs to rehabilitate outlawed IPOB members, says Umahi
  • Melaye flees Senate plenary, dodges INEC recall notice
  • EFCC chair: Court flooded with 17 suits over Magu
  • Prisoners contribute N5,000 for sick inmate of Delta prison
  • Housemaid jailed 13 years for stealing employer’s $5,000
  • British Airways sacks stewardess for racist rant against Nigerian passengers
  • Man abandons wife after birth of triplets
  • Police arraign woman for stabbing husband to death
  • Police detain newspapers vendors, demand N60,000 bribe for bail
  • Farmer kills step-daughter under drug influence, seeks forgiveness
  • Niger undergraduate faces murder charge
  • Suspected cop killer nabbed in Nasarawa
  • Don’t waste time on 2019 Presidency, PDP tells Fayose
  • ‘PDP needs strong candidate to win 2018 Ekiti poll’
  • Sheriff absent at North East PDP peace meeting
  • Rowdy session at plenary as MPs throw chairs
  • For the umpteenth time, Fayose states presidential ambition, writes PDP
  • Magu: Court flooded with 17 suits over EFCC chairmanship
  • Recall: INEC officials lay siege to Melaye’s office
  • APC, Sagay at war over rogue elephant comment
  • Have your finances come out of recession?
  • Things to know about student bank accounts
  • Ex-Afren bosses to face charges over $400m Nigeria deals
  • N8bn CBN scam: Court adjourns ruling in bankers’ bail request
  • Banks, pension managers, others stake N105bn on sukuk bond
  • Exit from recession still fragile, says CBN





  • SEC, Oando get 14-day ultimatum to resolve alleged N799b shareholders’ liabilities
  • Telecoms union to complete 5G standardisation by 2019
  • Senate upholds IPOB ban, reshuffles leadership of committees
  • Osinbajo tasks African tax experts on profit shifting, base erosion
  • Despite tax holidays, e-commerce firms make losses
  • Despite tax holidays, e-commerce firms make losses
  • Telecoms union to complete 5G standardisation by 2019
  • Senate upholds IPOB ban, reshuffles leadership of committees
  • Saudi Arabia now allows women to drive
  • Stakeholders at NABG conference advocate modern agriculture
  • Government, Afenifere, Arewa youths, others disagree over PRONACO
  • We have launched many Nigerians into digital space, says GOtv
  • Rotary club donates wheelchairs, neonatal kits, others
  • Police arrest wanted Boko Haram kingpin in Ondo
  • Enyimba set sight on CAF Confederation Cup, confirm Bassey’s transfer
  • Iwobi, Akpeyi return as Rohr keeps faith with Yaoundé 22
  • ‘Eagles must be mobile to stop Chipolopolo’
  • We don’t have football clubs in Nigeria, says Onigbinde
  • Afenifere, Ondo government condemn attack on Sunshine Stars FC
  • Ronaldo nets twice as Real win in Dortmund
  • Truck transit parks, long overdue
  • How exercise rejuvenates cells, extending lifespan
  • Statoil plans $10b investment for Nnwa-Doro, Agbami offshore fields
  • Arms smuggling may scare investors, experts warn
  • Lafarge advocates cultural shift in concrete solutions for road construction
  • Aisha Alhassan’s subjective conscientious objection
  • Python dance and the NADECO old song
  • Buhari: The promise and the citizen
  • Ahmed seeks expanded middle class, egalitarianism
  • INEC shortlists 37 political parties for Anambra State governorship poll
  • Northeast APC governors differ on restructuring, true federalism
  • ALTON seeks better environment for operators in Nigeria
  • Nigeria readies 10 startups for GITEX 2017
  • BCX, CISCO new solution to cut cost
  • AFAC 2017 outing renews hope in Nigeria’s crafts sector
  • Aàdesokan in Almost Delirium outburst of dialogue with self
  • PIN declares October ‘Month of Freedom and Creativity’
  • Keyamo absolves wives of blame for PSquare’s feud
  • Twitter Doubles Character Limit For Tweets To 280





  • Restructuring: Reps vow not to surrender power
  • ‘Leaders should imbibe Awo’s ideals’ – Ambode
  • Senators accuse Executive of poor budget implementation
  • Olubadan palace shooting: Ajimobi summons security chiefs, monarchs
  • Govt begins 60-day action plan on ease of doing business
  • Ministers, others await Buhari’s reforms
  • Capital market… ’capital’ penalty
  • Sergeant dies as police arrest 34 for kidnapping, murder, rape
  • Magu: AGF seeks merger of 17 cases on EFCC Chairman’s confirmation
  • Widow accuses Ekiti lawmaker of sexual assault, physical brutality
  • NLC to workers: take your destinies in your hands
  • Ngige to striking workers: stop vilifying me
  • Court refuses to transfer Fani-Kayode’s money laundering charge
  • Oyo APC accuses Ladoja in Ibadan chieftaincy crisis escalation
  • UNCTAD appoints Moghalu to expert group
  • Wike’s aide visits The Nation correspondent’s family
  • Police capture Boko Haram commander in Ondo
  • Turkey vows to fish out exporters of illegal arms to Nigeria
  • Recall: Drama as INEC dumps bags of documents at Melaye’s office
  • APC not against reordering Nigerian federation, says Oyegun
  • Saraki reshuffles committees
  • Govt released N336bn capital funds to MDAs
  • Soldiers raid kidnappers’ den in Abia
  • JAMB insists on verification of candidates’ WASCE results before admission
  • Bonnke returns to Nigeria for ‘farewell message’





  • N’Assembly: Nigeria’s Unity Not Negotiable, Agitators Must Abide by Law
  • Emefiele Defends Quantitative Easing, Says CBN is Not Overfunding Govt
  • FG’s N100bn Debut Sukuk Offer Oversubscribed by 6%
  • World’s Largest Diamond Sells for $53m
  • Irate Qatar Airways Passengers Cause Commotion at Lagos Airport
  • Nigeria Ranked 125th in Global Competitiveness Index as Ease of Doing Business Reforms Get…
  • FG, China Adopt Export-Import Funding Model for Mambilla Plant
  • Ambode: Awolowo’s Contributions Key to Restructuring Nigeria
  • House Orders SEC to Resolve Oando Shareholders’ Impasse Within Two Weeks
  • FG Releases N336bn Capital Vote
  • UK’s Fraud Office to Charge Afren Executives over Nigerian Fraud
  • Catholic Priest Asks FG to Proscribe CAN, JNI
  • Afenifere Cautions FG against Inviting Military to Take over Power
  • Army Must Produce Kanu, Parents, Says Family
  • Melaye Evades INEC’s Recall Notice
  • Bolanle Awe, Aboyade, Others for Presentation of Briton’s Book on Nigeria
  • Court Dismisses Fani-Kayode’s Application to Transfer Case to Abuja Transfer Case to Abuja
  • Agbakoba to Buhari: Don’t Delegate Responsibility of Restructuring to Others
  • Saraki Reshuffles Committee Chairmen
  • Osinbajo Challenges African Tax Administrators on Transparency in Resource Mobilisation
  • Turkish Govt to Deal with Collaborators of Arms Shipment to Nigeria
  • Don’t Drag NDDC ED into Unnecessary Contract Controversies, Delta APC Warns
  • Police Handover Captured Boko Haram Kingpin in Ondo to Army
  • AIG Visits Olubadan as Ibadan Family Tasks Police on Security
  • Ekiti Lawmaker Faces Prosecution over Alleged Sexual Assault on Widow
  • Ogba Zoo Attack: We’ re on Top of Security Situation, Obaseki Assures Residents
  • Police Arrest, Parade Five Suspected Kidnappers in Ekiti, Warn Residents
  • UNCTAD Appoints Moghalu to High Level Expert Group
  • Rivers Govt Alleges APC, Police Plot to Kill Protesting Students
  • Awofadeji: How PPROs Can Re-brand Nigerian Police
  • Keyamo: None of Psquare Brothers is at Fault
  • Wike’s Media Aide Describes Late Nation’s Rivers State Correspondent, Dikewoha, as Thoroughbred Professional
  • JAMB: O’Level, A’Level Results Now Compulsory Before Varsity Admission
  • NYSC Laments Dwindling Resources, Rising Corps Members
  • Osinbajo: Nigeria’s Housing Deficit Too High, Unacceptable




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