Here are the major headlines for Friday, September 22, 2017

Buhari’s enemies within APC, says Masari
IPOB proscription: FG goofed – Lawyers
Nigeria has 65-70m illiterates –Minister
NGO Bill: Stop the cheap lies, Jibril replies Odinkalu
Wike to Lai Mohammed: Stop stoking disharmony, division
Killer herdsmen not terrorists, says Garba Shehu
FG confirms arms report, meets with Turkish Ambassador today
Gombe health workers join nationwide strike
Lagos Assembly demands Apapa tank farms’ relocation
IGP in Abia, preaches peace, unity
Op. RUWAN WUTA 1: NAF destroys more Boko-Haram terrorists camps
Refrain from hate speeches – NUJ appeals to Nigerians
NGO Bill: Stop the cheap lies, Jibril replies Odinkalu
Anambra guber: PDP suspends Ubah
Anambra guber: Obiano hasn’t achieved much -Obi
Anambra guber: Anambra’s low debt profile shows Obiano’s competence -APGA chieftain
South African Naval chief arrives in Nigeria tomorrow
Lagos restricts movement on Ikorodu Road
Nigeria tasks African leaders on youth empowerment
IPOB: France demands evidence to support Nigeria’s claim
Anambra guber: Anambra’s low debt profile shows Obiano’s competence -APGA chieftain
How gatemen, miscreants lease Abuja unoccupied estates
How to create robust mortgage industry
Grenadines Homes puts Nigeria on global radar
WAFU CUP: It’s Eagles, Black Stars final
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Zambia calls up 26 home-based players for Nigeria clash
Court dissolves Onigbinde’s 30-year old marriage
Foreign loans: Senate moves against ‘reckless spending’ state govts
Traditional institution, Boko Haram’s worst casualty –Sultan

Profs, SANs, others disagree on court order banning IPOB
Ndigbo can’t afford another civil war –Ohanaeze
Court dissolves Onigbinde’s 30-year marriage
At Chatham House, El-Rufai says Nigerians want power devolution
JTF rescues abducted soldiers, civilians, finds human parts
Court remands mechanic for murder of 24-year-old
Flood wreaks havoc on Imo as victims count losses
Deaf woman: Father of tortured five -year-old surfaces
Kidnap suspects remanded in custody
LASG asks CP to produce cobbler detained for years
Couple cancels ceremony on wedding day, donates multimillion-naira reception to homeless
Couple welcome 20th child after husband’s reversed vasectomy
Long truck in lone accident nearly skidded off Jibowu bridge
PDP suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, queries Kashamu
Assaulted Osun commissioner, Bola Ilori, says Ondo govt official sent the attackers
Sheriff, Oyegun visit Aso Rock, meet Osinbajo
PDP queries Kashamu, Ubah
Anambra gov poll won’t be postponed, says INEC
Anambra poll: PDP picks Ekwueme’s daughter as running mate
Borno APC denies Modu Sheriff’s return bid
LG election: Kwara PDP protests alleged exclusion
‘INEC ready for Lagos bye-election’
How to live solely on unemployment benefits
Firms complain of naira shortage to buy dollars
Dangote Cement drags market into N6bn loss
‘70% of frozen chicken consumed in Nigeria is smuggled’
Naira to take cue from MPC decision next Tuesday
Caught in the status trap

Restructuring: We’re not afraid, but won’t be stampeded — Northern elders
Nigerians tell Lai Mohammed to stop reckless utterance -Wike
Nigerians divided over proscription of IPOB
Customs uncovers Nigerian arms syndicate in Turkey
IMF borrowed from Nigeria in 1974 — Former Finance Minister
Modu-sheriff in closed-door meeting with Osinbajo
Insecurity: FG moves to harmonise biometric database of Nigerians
2023: IPOB threat to Igbo presidency project — Gov Okorocha
We shouldn’t experience another civil war — Ohanaeze
Obiano is creating problems in Anambra – Obaze
Oranusi explains why Obiano is afraid of Nwoye
Nigeria/Zambia cracker: Omokaro, Okosieme rate Eagles above Chipolopolo
Lagos First Lady supports Oshoala Football/Education Clinic
GTBank/Ogun Principals Cup final sets Abeokuta agog
Abraham dumps Eagles for England
Lagos announces restriction on Ikorodu road, fix fadeyi pedestrian bridge
Omawumi, Akpororo, others for Nigerian Icon reality show
Nollywood’s Adesua Etomi visits Obaseki, lauds achievements
I’ve no personal issue with Obiano but he hasn’t done much – Peter Obi
Lightening kills civil servant in Kwara
9 policemen, others nabbed over extortion in Lagos
AMCON, hotelier at logger heads over move to seize property
Court refuses to drop case against Lamido
Ubah, Kashamu in trouble
FG begins North-East humanitarian Makeathon in october
Illiteracy rate in Nigeria alarming — FG

Long contract cycles threaten N18tr investment in oil sector
Customs seizes another 470 rifles imported from Turkey
WAFU: Eagles set up final showdown with Black Stars
Kim hits back at Trump as US ramps up North Korea sanctions
Mugabe at UN stands up to ‘Giant Gold Goliath’ Trump
Trump’s travel ban to expire on Sunday
‘Concession of Lagos, Abuja airports long overdue’
Northern elders back dialogue with Biafra agitators
IGP promotes slain officer in IPOB/army clash
Varsities’ non-academic staff unions suspend strike
Martial eager to start against Southampton
Klopp looks for boost after troubled spell
Zidane pleads for calm amid Real slump
Tammy Abraham succumbs to pressure to shun Nigeria
Zambia begins preparations for Uyo showdown with 20 players
3SC: The slow death of a cultural icon
Funding education for global competitiveness
Red alert to fish-rich diets in women of childbearing age
‘Poor World Bank ranking on Nigeria discouraging investments’
UK, Nigeria to improve trade relations
NSE’s market capitalisation plummets by N6billion
The dangerous pied piper in Igbo land
Time for Buhari to reshuffle
Reviewing Olubadan chieftaincy titles beyond sentiment
Osinbajo, Odigie-Oyegun, Sheriff meet at Villa
APC chieftains reiterate demand for restructuring
Fayose’s anointed successor seeks support of other aspirants
WHO warns of global antibiotics emergency as patients develop growing resistance to drugs
Scientists edit DNA in human embryos to create successful pregnancy
How drug converts, burns ‘bad fat’ that holds on to calories
Giving African art a global platform
Betterhalf Talk-Show launches, sets sights on sustainable relationships
Film hated by Israel culture minister candidate for Oscars
12 pupils arraigned for cultism
New Music: Wande Coal’s “Oh No No”
Beach festivals and why you should attend the next one

The Nation
UK, France: no protests on IPOB, Radio Biafra
470 guns seized at Lagos port
Oil prices hit $57 as OPEC meets
SSANU, NASU, NAAT suspend strike in varsities
Fashola won’t back cancellation of power privatisation
Disquiet in NAFDAC, as acting DG stays put
IG promotes police officer killed by IPOB
Benue declares state of emergency on workers’ salary
Sagay predicts victory in anti-corruption war
JAMB: only qualified candidates will be offered admission
ITF begins training of 11,000 youths
Lawmakers pledge support to passage of Not Too Young To Run bill
‘Don’t sweep allegation against IGP under the carpet’
NIQS holds research conference in Bauchi
Man arraigned for ‘knocking down, killing pedestrian’
Wike tackles Buhari, Amaechi, Mohammed
‘Ondo didn’t stop Christians from using its centre’
Butcher arrested for ‘selling meat of dead animals’
UN backs Ambode on mediation of disputes
Police parade 14 for ‘kidnapping, robbery’
Enugu PDP ward chairmen hail Ugwuanyi on good governance
Dickson advises media to sustain democracy
Firm rewards customers with Take 5 campaign
‘Why Aviation professionals rejected airports concession’
Five accused of ‘robbery, unlawful possession of arms’
‘Obiano afraid of Nwoye’s record’

France Denies Domiciling IPOB’s Financial HQ, Supports Nigeria’s Unity
FG Summons Turkish Ambassador over Illicit Arms Exports
Cash Requirement for Forward Dollar Purchases Causes Naira Shortage
Stop Stoking Embers of Disharmony, Divisions, Wike Cautions Lai Mohammed
Buhari Leaves New York for London
Michael Bloomberg Inaugurates First Global Business Forum with Dangote, Others
El-Rufai: Nigerians Must Set Agenda for Restructuring
Kola Aluko’s New York Penthouse up for Sale for Just $39m
Falana Lauds CJN for Creating Special Courts for Corruption Cases
Lagos Declares Two-Night Restriction on Ikorodu Road
Oloyede: JAMB to Regularise Pre-2016 University Admissions
NEDDI to Launch Made-in-Nigeria Executive Tricycle
Fashola: FG will Not Reverse PHCN Privatisation Without Refund of Workers’ Severance Pay
Senior Advocate Begs Buhari to Release Dasuki
Nine Corpses Recovered from Rann Attack by Boko Haram
Lamido Sets up Presidential Exploration Team
World’s Richest Woman Liliane Bettencourt Dies at 94
IG Pledges to Sustain Peace in Abia, Lauds Ikpeazu for Restoring Normalcy
Non-Academic Staff of Universities, Others Suspend Strike
Enugu Vows to Shore up IGR through Lotteries, Pool Betting
Leukemia Patients Celebrate 10th World CML Day
Soldiers Kill Farmer for Violating Motorcycle Ban in Adamawa
IG Directs AIGs, CPs to Beef up Security on Highways
APC: Olubadan’s Law Suit Against Ajimobi, Others Welcome Devt
Buhari Urges N’Assembly to Ensure Speedy Passage of Audit Bill
Appeal Court to Trash out 250 Cases in 14 Days
NGE to Offer Scholarships to Children in IDP Camps
Benue Assembly Bans Use of Tyres in Meat Processing
Nollywood Star, Adesua Etomi visits Obaseki, lauds achievements
JTF Rescues Soldiers Abducted by N’Delta Militants
You Can Go On Strike But Don’t Break Law and Order, Kogi Tells Workers
Ortom Seeks Lawful Conduct of Agitation, Wants Transgressors Punished
Edo Govt Proscribes Road Transport Employers Association
Cross River IPAC Election Ends in Controversy



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