Here are the major headlines for Friday, September 1, 2017

Sallah: Your prayers energised, tasked me to work for Nigeria –Buhari
Benue floods: Buhari orders NEMA intervention
Hajj 2017: Death toll of Nigerian pilgrims rises to 7
Sallah: Kalu felicitates with Muslims, preaches love
Boko Haram’s deputy leader, other top shots killed in airstrike
Ahiara Catholic crisis: Pope evaluating Diocesan priests’ apology letters – Papal Nuncio
ASUU strike: Hope dashed as Osinbajo denies heading negotiation
Anguish, pain as flood sacks Nsukka residents
Ajayi, 52, is new Akarigbo of Remoland
Stop brute force against agitators, Fayose tells FG
Imported building materials escalating construction costs
CBN should intervene to tackle housing deficit –Shemlash boss
Ambode commends Visionscape on CLI
Kachikwu predicts petrol price crash in 6 months
UK pledges to assist on insurgency, corruption
Britain, Nigeria strengthen military ties
Anambra guber: Cancel APC primary result or lose election, groups tell Oyegun
Anambra guber: ‘Obiano should be allowed to complete second term’ -Ezekwobi
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: You’re condemned to win, NFF boss tells Eagles
Mikel cautions team mates
Naira rain for D’Tigress as Zenith Bank showers team with cash

Osinbajo not taking over negotiation with ASUU, says spokesman
APC, others fume as PDP says Buhari govt destroyed EFCC
Too late for Nigeria to disintegrate, says Fayose
Chelsea sign Drinkwater, Zappacosta
Osun free train ride: Passengers stranded at Lagos terminal
Tattoo: Another victim accuses Rivers command of torture, extortion
Floods displace 100,000 in Benue
Owoseni finally bows out as Lagos CP
Five stabbed as indigenes clash with thugs in Owerri
Cop shoots man over disagreement with youth leader
Kwara community protests five-month outage
My Nigerian boyfriend planted cocaine in my bag, Russian death-row drug suspect alleges
ICYMI: Lagos police arrest five for lynching suspected ritualists in Mushin
Buhari hosts corps members at Sallah, says unified Nigeria a reality
Farmer emerges governorship candidate in Anambra
New constitution amendments trapped at N’Assembly
Ogun PDP crisis deepens, police charge leaders to court
Rivers rerun: Court wrong to declare joint panel illegal, says IGP
Akeredolu assigns portfolios to new commissioners
We’ve messed up Rivers youths – Senator-elect, Uchendu
It is too late for Nigeria to disintegrate, says Fayose
We left N20bn, Mimiko replies Akeredolu
Expect made-in-Ogoja rice by December – Ayade
Inflation rate’ll decline further in August – Analysts
How small businesses can find talents
‘Local farmers produce 30% of Nigeria’s poultry demand’
Three reasons why you need a business bank account
Power generation drops by 248MW in 24 hours

Naira appreciates as CBN injects $297m
US probes Chinese oil firm over ‘$100m bribe paid to Nigerians’
Papacy pledges support for Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade, education
Tasks before new Lagos CP, Edgal
Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari, govs, PDP, CAN, Glo, others preach peace, unity
Utomi, Rewane scared off as Itsekiri Economic Summit holds in Warri
Shock as Kenya court says Kenyatta “was not validly elected”, demands re-run
DEBT PROFILE: Instead of alleged N220bn debt, I left N20bn credit – Mimiko
Nwoye, Obaze in peace moves
PDP: The momentum against George in the SouthWest
Hamilton top as Mercedes lead the way
Eagles declare war on Lions as Akwa Ibom dangles $10,000 per goal on team
FIFA 2018 WCQ: It’s going to be tough – Broos
The ordeal of a boxing champion, Peter Oboh
Why US investment in Nigeria is restricted – US Senator
Insurance can hit N1trn premium income by 2020 — Law Union & Rock MD
OPEC output falls by 170,000 bpd
Nigeria to save N37.75bn annually as Oando tackles petroleum discharge bottlenecks
Everything You Need To Know About the Ojude-Oba Festival
Okorocha bans Keke operators in Imo
Ofala: A period for monarchs to showcase their cultures in Igbo land
Ebonyi: Where relations keep bodies of loved ones in homes instead of mortuaries

At sallah, government restricts movement in north-east
Eagles declare war on Lions as Akwa Ibom promises $10,000 per goal
Ijaw youths shut content board for not relocating IOCs offices
Military kills five Boko Haram commanders in joint operations
Kenya Supreme Court orders re-run of presidential poll
Military kills five Boko Haram commanders in joint operations
Rescuers scour storm-hit Texas for victims left in Harvey’s wake
South Korean fined for calling Moon Northern on Wikipedia
Sallah: Aisha Buhari felicitates with Nigerians
Mumbai building collapse death toll jumps to 33
Oil-producing communities’ rulers suspend Diete-Spiff
At Ekiti judicial panel, witness says Coscharis supplied N1.3b vehicles verbally
Silva awaits green light for late Leicester move
Rooney arrested on suspicion of drink-driving
Mbappe joins PSG but other deals collapse in record transfer window
Premier League clubs in record £1.4 bn window
Nigeria vs Cameroon: Five Lions Super Eagles should be wary of
Lions must fall, fans tell Mikel, others
On day of sacrifice, Nigeria’s rebirth begins!
MSSN tasks public office holders on fulfillment of promises
Ajimobi accuses opposition of inciting Olubadan against government
Ekweremadu, Mark, Ashafa urge co-existence, justice, equity
Governors caution against hate-speeches, seek love, unity, forgiveness
Joycee Awosika – Oriki is a brand for people to use and identify with quality
High interest rates are barriers to entrepreneurship devt, says NACCIMA
Ethiopian Airlines upgrades Sao Paulo services to direct flights

The Nation
Another killing of Nigerian by South African Police
Massive crowd at Eid praying ground for Buhari
Supreme Court nullifies Kenya’s presidential poll
Buhari: no rest until we see Nigeria of our dream
What Nigerians must do during Sallah, by Tinubu
Governors preach sacrifice, love, unity, tolerance, others
Ibadan obas: People ‘ll praise me later, says Ajimobi
Abia govt gives ASEPA five disposal trucks
EFCC gets data on Nigerians’ UAE assets
‘Fayose got Range Rover, power bikes on credit’
Amosun’s Chief of Staff urges support for governorship ambition
Oni, Fayemi to Muslims: imbibe virtues of love
Substandard phones responsible for cancer ailments, NCC warns
‘Passengers must fill Manifest form’
Indomie backs free summer school
Senate vows to continue investigation into alleged N30tn revenue scam despite blackmail
Police arrest man, 64, two others for ‘car snatching’
CLO petitions Radio Nigeria over shutdown of Yenagoa FM station
APC felicitates with faithful
AIG Zone 5 urges Police chiefs to reduce crimes
Ekhomu urges police to tackle ritual killers

Ethiopian Airlines Says It’s Bidding for Arik Air
In Sallah Message, Buhari Asks Nigerians to Set Aside Their Differences,…
Britain Donates £200m for N’East Humanitarian Efforts, Says Nigeria Has Amazing…
Oil Rises Slightly as Hurricane Harvey Hits Demand
Fitch Affirms Nigeria ‘B+’ Rating, Negative Outlook
Madagali Still Under Boko Haram Siege, Council Chair Cries Out
Troops Bombard Boko Haram Location, Neutralise Commanders
NBC Warns Broadcast Stations against Hate Speech
Ijaw Youths Shut Down NCDMB over Non-functional Bayelsa Headquarters
Imohimi Assumes Duty as Lagos Police Commissioner
Buhari Orders NEMA to Assist Victims of Flooding in Benue
Labour Crisis Looms in Kogi as Doctors Reject Bello’s Half Salary
Ibadan Family Heads Advise Olubadan to Shun Eid Prayer Ground for Safety
C’River Set to Inaugurate Home-grown Rice in December
Kanu: Fayose Hails S’East Governors, Says Buhari Can’t Bully Opposition
Jonathan, Saraki, Dogara, Others Felicitate with Muslim Faithful
Edo LGs Shared N2.15bn in August
Group Urges Presidency to Post FIRS to Force Headquarters
Niger Governor, PDP, others felicitate with Muslims
Delta Worst Hit by Malnutrition in South-south
Man Jailed for Stealing Ram in Osun
Condemnation Trails Alleged Killing of Soldiers, Military Insists No Deaths Recorded
Ukrainian, Ghanaians,Others Remanded in Prison for Oil Theft



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