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

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The SUN
Disaster as top military officers escape death in Cross River
Nigerian killed in India after argument over Biafra
Experts hail Nigeria’s exit from recession, say no celebrations yet
Until ordinary Nigerians feel impact of recession exit, we are not done –Buhari
Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – Survey
My son not dead, he’s hale, hearty – Okorocha
4 bank officials arrested over robbery attack on bullion van in Delta
Patients groan as doctors strike bites
Varsity strike: FG, ASUU meet tomorrow
NAHCON advocates global discussion on hajj quota
Police arrest 3 men with human heads, hands in Osun
Anambra guber: South East leaders back Nwoye
Nigerians need basic amenities not “restructuring”, says ex-lawmaker
Adeniji faces trial in UK for modern slavery
Uncertainty trails Kenya fresh presidential poll
Anambra guber: Legal moves commence to prevent disruption of poll
Anambra guber: Obaze’ll win governorship election –Ayinka
How not to get stalked on Snapchat
Ondo empowers teachers ahead SAP Africa Code Week 2017
Lenovo to unveil Moto X4, Z2 next month
Russia 2018: NFF spoils Eagles with cash
… Yobo hails team over feat against Cameroon
Diogu, Ochefu lead D’ Tigers to Tunisia for AfroBasket 2017
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
FG, ASUU meet Thurs., NANS factions exchange blows in Abuja
Strike: FG orders federal hospitals to recruit casual doctors
CJN, Okonjo-Iweala, Fayemi, Fayose, others under probe –EFCC
Buhari, economists, others caution against celebrating Nigeria’s exit from recession
N50,000 bail: I spent four days in cell, paid N29,000 –Driver
Command arrests two herbalists with human skull, hands
Gunmen kill policeman, steal arms at checkpoint
Police nab two siblings, others for cultism
Flood destroys Makurdi-Lafia-Abuja road
Estate agent arrested for fraud in Lagos
Police arrest herbalist with human skull
Suitor dies in Katsina marriage flogging game
It’s better to preserve man-woman definition of marriage, gay couple insists
Anambra election: Court orders substituted service on Kanu, IPOB
Obiano, APC candidate, Nwoye, disagree over November gov poll
Tambuwal meets Niger President in Niamey
Reps will revisit restructuring, says Lasun
Fayemi leads Nigerian delegation to ADU
PDP to elect national officers December 9
Defectors’ll return to PDP soon, says ex-gov Aliyu
Sanusi warns politicians against violence by supporters
Mega Party jubilates over INEC registration
Nigeria’s exit from recession: It doesn’t reflect reality – Makarfi, NLC, others
Exit from recession fails to lift stocks
Nigeria’s exit from recession: GDP growth weak, dependent on oil sector – Economists
Buhari, economists, others caution against celebrating Nigeria’s exit from recession
FG has schemes to combat unemployment –Minister
CBN injects fresh $250m to lift naira
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Exit from recession nice if felt by ordinary Nigerians, says Buhari
Men’s AfroBasket: NBBF lists 12 for Nigeria’s title defence
DISCOs inability to transmit 6500mw threatens FG 2020 targets
Dangote invests N400bn in sugar backward integration projects
Multichoice explains pay-per-view concept
Wheat millers jostle for market shares as competition intensifies
Rohr: Man on a mission
Leon Balogun: The new ‘Gentle Giant’ of Super Eagles
WC Qualifiers: Argentina struggle to Venezuela draw
Anambra Poll: Your days are over in Anambra — DPC tells APC, PDP, APGA
Anambra Poll: Get your PVCs ready, lorry drivers told
Anambra Poll: I’ll adopt Obi’s election strategy — Ojiba, ACPN candidate
What happens to ‘Dreamers’ after Trump revokes their residence rights?
Motorists groan as federal roads turn to nightmares in Igboland
72 –hr Rain in Makurdi: I lost all I laboured for to raging flood — Widow
Untold story of coronation of Ibadan kings
Everything You Need To Know About the Ojude-Oba Festival
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
NCC, CAPDAN move against sale of substandard devices
Argentina struggle to Venezuela draw
Nigerians must feel impact of exiting recession, says Buhari
BEDC, Thames, Delta sign MoU for 20MW Isoko power plant
Falcao strikes as Colombia snatch Brazil draw
Pope Francis’s Colombia visit in five numbers
NAHCON advocates global discussion on hajj quota
PDP wants federal, state governments to revisit abandoned projects
El-Rufai orders reopening of tertiary institutions in Southern Kaduna
In Kenya, the heirs are at war
Refugee council raises the alarm over children malnutrition in northeast, others
Eagles’ youth bodes well for excellent performance in Russia, says Mikel
D’Tigers depart to Tunisia, sure of retaining FIBA Afrobasket Championship title
My goalkeepers among Africa’s best, Rohr claims
I was worried when Eagles were fighting for more goals after scoring four, Governor Udom confesses
Wood rescues US with Honduras draw
Salah takes Egypt closer to World Cup return
Federal Government’s school feeding programme
Borno: Not all blood and sorrow – Part 1
APC and loss of innocence in Anambra governorship primary
Buhari support group mobilises for APC’s Nwoye’s governorship bid
Akwa Ibom State PDP prepares for council poll
European stock markets fall further at open
Exports as next frontier for cement industry
Government plans one-stop shops for interface with entrepreneurs, agencies to ease business
Ondo sees SAP’s code training boosting infotech development
MainOne integrates to IXPN as an IPV6 peer
African, Indian ministers to shape ICT future at Nigerian summit
My Wife And I climbs to number 1 in cinemas
Between moment and emotion, Visual Identity lifts photography in Lagos
Unleash Your Talent 2017 enters finals
2Baba brings succour to Benue flood victims, donates food, plans fundraising concert
“If I Die Today, I Die A Legend” – Wizkid
NCDC confirms 20 cholera deaths, 319 suspected cases in Borno
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Economic Growth: Don’t lower your guard- Buhari
Doctors’ strike: CMDs to keep hospitals alive
Sagay: Bank chiefs aiding corruption should face trial
Recession: Economists express fears, hopes over new status
Biafra agitation is nonsense -Clark
Ayade’s wife joins in farm harvest
Plot to disrupt Anambra poll: Court orders service of processes on Kanu, IPOB
LCCI president, manufacturer urge Nigerians to buy local goods
Case of murder against Ibadan broadcaster adjourned
Man arraigned for ‘stealing’ batteries
Buhari, Nigerien President discuss Boko Haram, others
‘I’ll improve sports facilities in Ondo’
Police chief pledges to arrest priest’s killers
ASUU, Fed Govt to meet tomorrow
Septuagenarian faces trial over ‘employment scam’
Fed Govt okays rehabilitation of Kwara roads
10 computerised vehicle registration centres for Lagos in Dec
El-Rufai orders reopening of institutions
Policeman killed, others injured as gunmen attack checkpoint
‘No FEC meeting today’
Lagos Accord Party seeks suspension of chairman, secretary
Adams is APC candidate for Lagos by-election
What I told Southeast governors at our meeting, by Kanu
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Despite Exiting Recession, FG Admits Growth Remains Fragile
Intel’s Volpi Steps Up Battle Against Wale Tinubu over Control of…
With Population Growth at 2.7%, Nigeria Still Not Out of the…
FG, NARD Meet Wednesday to Resolve Doctors’ Strike
Again, FEC Meeting Cancelled over Public Holiday
Hurricane Harvey: Barkindo Assures US of Market Stability
Anambra Poll: Court Orders Substituted Service on Kanu, IPOB
Okowa Urges N’Assembly to Speed up Passage of PIB
El-Rufai Orders Reopening of Tertiary Institutions in Southern Kaduna
Teriba: The Largest Investment Opportunities are Under Govt Control
NANS Gives FG Two Weeks Ultimatum to Resolve ASUU Strike
Fresh Fears over Ekwueme’s Home as Construction Company Vacates Erosion Site
N180m Contract Debt Judgment Sparks Management Row in ECOWAS Commission
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Makes Waves at Edinburgh
Electric Power Exhibition Flagged off in Lagos
Obaseki Embarks on Investment Drive in Indonesia
Kwankwaso, Ganduje Clash: Group Urges IG to Punish Perpetrators
NNPC to Train Half of Its Staff to Identify Corrupt Acts in Its Operations
Ambode: Neighbourhood Corps Stands for Our Community Police
Suspected Militants Kill Cop, Injure Many in Bayelsa
Lagos Records 852 Domestic Violence Cases in Nine Months
Police Arrest Eight for Cultism in Anambra
Robbers Attack Journalist in Edo
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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