What The Newspapers Are Saying Today, Friday, 13th October, 2017


Nigerian Pop Music: In The Shadow Of Fela Kuti
Ignore Obiano’s Endorsement By Old Aguata Politicians — Ezeemo
Kachikwu’s Lost War And Buhari’s Burden By Azu Ishiekwene
Che Guevara: 50 Years Of The Heroic Guerrilla – Owei Lakemfa
$5.5bn Loan: CISLAC Raises The Alarm Over FG Debt Profile
The Four-horse Race To PDP Chairmanship
Kachikwu/Baru Feud: PANDEF Blasts Presidency
Rohr Plans German Machine Test For Super Eagles
Igarra’s Fragile Peace: Need For A Commission Of Inquiry – Ozioma Olajide-Ogbodo
I Don’t Deserve Deposition Threat – Olubadan
Politics Of Attrition Between APC’s Osun And Ondo
Alleged Killer Vaccine: Schools Resume In S-East States, Record Low Turn-out
People With Disabilities Throw Weight Behind Obiano
Correcting The Flaws In Our Yam Exportation
Bello Orders Investigation Into Assault On Journalist
NMA Begins Strike In Benue
10 Schools For Maiden Dolphin Swimming League
Tagbo: Davido’s Story, By Lawyer
NNPC $25bn Contract Award: Osinbajo Disowns Aide
I Will Restructure The EFCC When I Become President – Fayose
Over 500 Keke Operators Block Imo Govt House Over Ban
Senate Begins Consideration For Buhari’s $5.5bn Loan
Why FG Banned Medical Doctors From Private Practice
Nigerian Pop Music: In The Shadow Of Fela Kuti
New York, London Police Probing Separate Weinstein Assault Cases
D.J Cuppy’ Femi Otedola’s Daughter Confirms Split With Striker Victor Anichebe
Rights Violation: ECOWAS Court Orders FG To Pay Actress, 2 Others N18m
I Will Be Damned If I Don’t Speak Out — Liz Benson-Ameye
Ignore Obiano’s Endorsement By Old Aguata Politicians — Ezeemo
The Four-horse Race To PDP Chairmanship
Politics Of Attrition Between APC’s Osun And Ondo
People With Disabilities Throw Weight Behind Obiano
Muslim Council Tasks INEC On Free, Fair Poll
Rohr Plans German Machine Test For Super Eagles
10 Schools For Maiden Dolphin Swimming League
Nigeria Drops On FIBA World Ranking, Remains Africa’s Best
Edo Rumbles As NWFL Super 4 Ends Today
Seat Belt Saved My Life — Aguero


FG owes us nine months salaries , US citizens lament
ECOWAS Court fines FG N18m for rights violation
Kaduna journalist, Binniyat, finally regains freedom
Nationwide strike looms over minimum wage, Reps warn
Reps probe N11.01bn State House Clinic scam
Defamation: Court subpoena CCB in case of El-Rufai vs The Union Newspapers
Farmer to die by hanging in Delta for robbing N170 and a N5, 000…
No vaccine for Monkey Pox— CDC
Aso Rock’s clinic of infamy
Anambra Election: INEC to release over 200,000 new PVCs
$5.5 billion loan: Buhari mortgaging our children’s future, says PDP
Military should not immunize school children – says HURIWA
Jonathan’s ex aide chides Atiku over planned return to PDP
Education News – Nigerian Students, Education and Studying in Nigeria
Academy of Motion Pictures meets over allegations against Weinstein
Nigeria’s Mo Abudu makes list of 25 Most Powerful Women in…
NERC orders IBEDC to recover N5.75bn inappropriate transactions
OXFAM advocates more investment in agriculture, support for smallholder farmers
Economic Summit: Experts advocate increased funding for research institutes
NESG, Governors’ Forum sign MoU on national economic competitiveness
Osinbajo, Elumelu, Rice seek youth development at summit
Nasarawa State Assembly passes N22.2bn supplementary budget
Bayern have no more excuses, says Mueller
Ozil, Sanchez could leave in January – Wenger
No vaccine for Monkey Pox— CDC


Over N30 billion recovered through tips from whistle blowers – EFCC
Says it has developed “water-tight mechanism” of reporting and cross-checking information by whistle blowers
Monkeypox: Nigeria to receive confirmatory test results Friday – Official
IPOB: Police/military joint operation recovers lethal weapons from Kanu’s residence – Police Commissioner
Aggrieved Teachers Disrupt Academic Activities At Federal Science And Technical College
ECOWAS Court Orders Nigerian Govt To Pay N18 Million To Women Maltreated For Allegedly Being Prostitutes
Buhari Appoints Heads For Sovereign Wealth Fund, Nigerian Law School
PDP Not Properly Playing Opposition Role – Ex-Head Of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar
NDDC PhD Scholars Protest At Nigeria High Commission In London
NASS Has Stabilised Nigeria’s Democracy – Dogara
Nigeria Needs To Spend N712 Billion Annually To Bridge Healthcare Financing Deficit – BudgIT
Chevening UK Scholarships Scheme Spends N14.3 Million Per Nigerian Candidate
Why JAMB May Not Reduce 2018 UTME Fee
Why CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards Won’t Hold This Year — Organisers
Nigeria’s Airlines Record 13,411 Delayed Flights In 6 Months, Says Report
South-west APC Hails Governors, Ministers, Other Representatives In Region
Judge Orders Arrests Of Four Suspects In Alleged N313 Million Fraud
LASU To Admit 3,500 Of 36,000 Candidates
Group Drags Shell To London Court Over 2011 Nigeria Bonga Oil Spill
Group Drags Shell To London Court Over 2011 Nigeria Bonga Oil Spill
Monkeypox: Seven Patients Recover Fully In Bayelsa
Nigerian League: Abia Warriors Hire Brazilian Coach
IPOB: Police/military Joint Operation Recovers Lethal Weapons From Kanu’s Residence – Police Commissioner
Army Arrests 42 Suspected Robbers, Kidnappers In South-east Operation
Nasarawa Gets 3 New Judges
N1.64 Billion Fraud: Ex-Taraba Gov. Nyame Justifies Extra-budgetary Expenditure
Boko Haram: 86 Percent Of Borno IDPs Not Willing To Return Home – Report
No Borno Local Govt Under Boko Haram Control – Theatre Commander
El-Rufai’s Teachers Poor Exams Performance Claim ‘cheap Propaganda’ — NLC
Kano Fire Service Saves 161 Lives, N20m Goods In September – Official
Kebbi Govt Earmarks N900m For Digitisation Of State TV, Radio
The Aso Rock Clinic: A Reflection Of The Rot In Nigerian Medicare, By Ademola Adeoye
Is STEM A New Way Of Doing Maths?, By Adetola Salau
Kachikwu’s Lost War And Buhari’s Burden, By Azu Ishiekwene
Buhari’s Most Divisive Independence Day Speech, By Majeed Dahiru
Alleged N39 Billion Fraud: Police Produce Witness Against Filmmaker Seun Egbegbe, Others
UPDATED: CAN Official Criticises Churches Inviting Entertainers To Boost Attendance
Genevieve Stars In Hollywood Movie
Tagbo’s Death: Davido Releases Official Statement, CCTV Footages
D.J Cuppy’ Femi Otedola’s Daughter Confirms Split With Striker Victor Anichebe
Police Recover Vehicle Used In Dumping Tagbo’s Body From Davido’s House
Nigerian Govt. To Review Power Sector Privatisaton
Naira sells at N364/$ as MPC holds rate
2018 World Cup: 3.4 Million Tickets Requested As First Sales Period Ends
World Cup Qualifiers: Abdullahi, Moses Clinch CAF Best 11 Nomination
Ronaldo Leads Portugal To World Cup With Win Over Switzerland
Gunmen Kill Two In Attack At Kenya University
Liberia General Polls Get High Rating From EU Observers
ECOWAS, AU Score Liberia Elections High
West Africa Must Brace For More Deadly Fevers, Researchers Warn
Brexit talks hit cash impasse
Turkish, U.S. Officials to meet to resolve dispute – Deputy PM
Turkish president escalates row with U.S., says no longer recognises ambassador

Premier League
P Team M GD P Form
1 Manchester City 7 20 19 W W W W
2 Manchester United 7 19 19 W W W D
3 Tottenham 7 9 14 W W D W
4 Chelsea 7 6 13 L W D W
5 Arsenal 7 3 13 W W D W
6 Burnley 7 2 12 W D D W
7 Liverpool 7 1 12 D W D L
8 Watford 7 -1 12 D W L W
9 Newcastle United 7 1 10 D L W W
10 West Bromwich Albion 7 -2 9 D L D L

Monkeypox: Nigeria to receive confirmatory test results Friday – Official


Davido opens up on Tagbo’s death
NNPC shuts Kaduna, Warri refineries over operation costs, TAM
.. to boost oil search in 7 inland basins
NPA boss wants state of emergency declared at ports
PZ Cussons shareholders approve N1.9bn dividend
NNPC lures investors to establish refinery in A/Ibom
NERC slams N50m fine on Ibadan DisCo, orders recovery of N5.75bn
We’ve set up mechanisms to combat cybercrime – Minister
Bi-Courtney denies owing FAAN N2bn
IPMAN to Kachikwu: Apologise to Buhari, Baru over leak letter
Why commercial banks shy away from mortgage – FMBN MD
Dr. Afolayan: Retirees deserve gratuity under Contributory Pension Scheme
Pension complaints and solutions
Ways to fight boredom in retirement
71.28% of total pension fund assets in FG debt securities – NBS
Ecobank Nigeria appoints two Executive Directors
NUPENG DPR branch elects Idris as chairman
Kosoko is FBNHoldings new Company Secretary
Etihad Aviation hires Group CEO
Nestle Nigeria Plc appoints new managing director


N120bn bribery allegations: IG asks court to stop Saraki, Senate from investigating him
Abia sign Everton
EFCC arrests four directors of National Theatre
Tagbo: Davido breaks silence, releases statement, CCTV footage
Mob beats up man caught with human skull, body parts
Minimum wage: Reps recommend N30,000 to avert looming strike
I spent N3.5bn on sick children – Patience
Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria — W/Bank
EFCC recovered N29bn from whistle-blower tips —Magu
Barca plan £80m bonus for Messi
Landlord, children kills tenant two days to wedding
Buhari hasn’t told us he’s seeking re-election –S’West APC
$25bn scam: I approved NNPC loans, not contracts, says Osinbajo
Lagos resident leads gang to rob, kill neighbour
Alleged bailout scam: Fayose promises released commissioner, AG new cars
Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria — W/Bank
PDP must unite to win Osun 2018 gov poll —Makarfi
Nigeria will never break up, says Jerry Gana
Itsekiri call for fiscal federalism, state autonomy
137th IPU: Saraki leads NASS delegation to Russia
Liberians await delayed results for new president
Reps recommend upward review of minimum wage
Buhari seeks Senate’s approval for CBN nominees
Govs want NASS to harmonise positions on review of constitution
NERC fines IBEDC N50m for inappropriate transactions
Ezekwesili calls for national dialogue on poverty
Pension fund assets rise by N862bn
Interbank lending rate drops to 20% amid cash squeeze
Growing cyberattacks raise demand for insurance cover
Barca plan £80m bonus for Messi
Ozil, Sanchez could leave in January – Wenger
Amiesimaka tips Eagles to shine at Russia 2018
Bet9ja boosts powerlifting
Tornadoes set for Minna return
Fans take to Twitter to mourn DJ Olu as his body is laid to rest
Tagbo: God knows my hands are clean, says Davido
Video: Police kill Nigerian in South Africa
Felabration 2017: Five international bands influenced by Fela’s Afrobeat
Outrage as Chinese museum displays pictures of Africans beside wild animals
American society violent by nature – Analyst
Don laments low level of ICT awareness in schools
WAEC to hold international summit on examination malpractice
FG introduces 780 adult education classes nationwide
NABTEB laments shortage of technical colleges, teachers
We have learnt our lessons – Queens College Principal
Over 20,000 teachers to sit qualifying exams in 26 states
Full list of 2017 AMAs nominations
Men dominate American Music Awards nominations
Fans take to Twitter to mourn DJ Olu as his body is laid to rest
UK police probe assault claim against Weinstein
New York police reopens 2004 Weinstein assault case
PCN arrests 20 illegal medicine dealers
A balanced diet is essential for hair growth
NIMR lab gets SANAS accreditation
How entrepreneurs can use chatbots for business
Six Artificial Intelligence-powered tools for entrepreneurs
Smart ways to transfer photos from Android phone to PC
NITDA pledges N720bn annual savings on IT imports
Embarrassing condition of State House clinic
When your spouse is not outgoing
What would you do first if you won N50m in cash?
16 ways to achieve regular lovemaking without traumatising the relationship
Egypt conducts anal exams on suspected gay men
Pastor born without limbs expecting twins
[PHOTOS] Man escapes death from
This drink will dry all the fat out! Green Coffee Beans
$25bn scam: I approved NNPC loans,
All that you need and more in the palm of Zenith Bank
What’s the best way to save for your Zenith Bank
I spent N3.5bn on sick children – Patience


Home owner charter: No qualified applicant will be left out
Wenger Congratulates George Weah as President Elect
Photos: Osinbajo commissions multi-billion naira Bonny Bodo
Southwest APC demands more powers for states
$25b deals row: Presidency, NNPC board call for ceasefire
I approved NNPC loans not contracts, says Osinbajo
Lethal weapons found in Kanu’s residence, says police chief
World Bank urges govt to invest in Nigerians
Alleged N2.1b laundering: let my mum rest in peace, Patience Jonathan tells EFCC
How politicians grabbed power firms’ shares under Jonathan, by ex-minister
LASU to admit 3,500 candidates in 2017/18 session
Student’s death sparks violence in Ekiti
Nigeria @ 57: The revolution we need
Redeeming Kabba/Bunu from feudal lords
Re: Benue: The toxicity of ethnicity
Deserved honour for Anyaoku
That peace may reign
ITTF confirms Quadri, 19 others for World Cupin Belgium
Aquatics Federation endorses Dolphin Swimming League
Gov’s Cup: Nigerian parents travel from Amsterdem for daughter’s debut
Lagos rumbles as Tornadoes, Akwa battle for AITEO Cup
We will not be blackmailed into making decisions- NBBF
This Eagles will make us proud in Russia – Amiesimaka
‘PDP can’t win in 2019’
Edo APC to begin biometric registration of members
What’s Obaze up to?
`D.J Cuppy’ Otedola’s daughter confirms split with Anichebe
Most expensive thing Efe bought from his N25m
Tagbo: Davido quizzed for ‘lying’
‘Good nutrition vital for child development’
WHO, NAFDAC partner on eradicating fake drugs
Commissioner: no room for quacks in Sokoto labs


2019 presidency: No automatic ticket for Buhari –Akande
World Bank warns Nigeria against dependence on oil
Drama, confusion trail NNPC contracts
Israel to withdraw from UNESCO following U.S., Netanyahu says
West African migrants dying in far greater numbers in the Sahara
Germany extends border controls for another 6 months
I spent two hours,10 minutes talking to Nnamdi Kanu at Kuje Prisons -Kalu
Anambra guber : Army free healthcare: Residents don’t trust military –Chidoka
Senate: Fresh row over Ndume’s suspension
Drama, confusion trail NNPC contracts
World Bank warns Nigeria against dependence on oil
Osinbajo to address NESH Oil & Gas roundtable
Internet users in Nigeria increase to 92m
CAF bigwigs to grace Akwa, Tornadoes FA Cup final
NBBF adamant on Kano Pillars, Gombe Bulls
Edo rolls out red carpet as NWFL Super 4 ends today


At APC South-west Leadership Meeting, Akande Says Presidential Ticket Open
ECOWAS Court Awards N 18m against FG for Labelling Actress, Njemanze , Two Others Prostitutes
At APC South-west Leadership Meeting, Akande Says Presidential Ticket Open to…
FG to Review Power Sector Privatisation
NNPC: I Did Not Approve Contracts But Loans, Says Osinbajo
ECOWAS Court Awards N18m against FG for Labelling Actress, Njemanze, Two…
IG Asks Court to Stop Senate from Probing Him
Police Say Weapons Were Recovered from Nnamdi Kanu’s Home
Supreme Court to Decide Dasuki’s Bail Appeal Jan 25
Buhari Re-appoints Orji as NSIA Boss
House Urges Buhari to Begin Negotiations on New Minimum Wage
Farmer to Die by Hanging in Delta for Stealing N170, Nokia Phone
IPC Condemns Continuous Attack on Journalists By Security in Kogi House
Monkey Pox: Disease Control Agency Denies Vaccination Exercise
NNPC Invites Investors to Partake in Oil Search in Seven Inland Basins
Allegations of Marginalisation Has Created Fear and Suspicion, Says ACF
National C’ttee on Export Promotion Meets, Targets Cocoa, Sesame Seeds
NERC Fines Ibadan Disco N50m for Misuse of CBN Loan
NMMA Award Marks Silver Jubilee, Opens Entries
Senate Refers FG’s $5.5bn Loan Request to C’ttee
C’River SuperHighway: BudgIT Warns against Another Unnecessary Debt Burden
Three Suicide Bombers Die in Failed Borno Hospital Attack
El-Rufai Presents N217bn Budget Proposal for 2018
FG Brokers Food Security Partnership with Brazil
With Low Spend on Healthcare, W’Bank Pledges Accelerated Investment in Human Capital Devt
NIRSAL, Moroccan Firms Sign Agreement to Expand Agric Insurance
Man Gets Life Imprisonment for Raping Girl at Gunpoint in Akwa Ibom
Ganduje Explains Why His Govt Will Not Sack 25,000 Unqualified Teachers in Kano
FRSC Personalises Number Plates, Recover 75 Stolen Vehicles, Says Oyeyemi
Mrs Osinbajo to Speak at 2017 African Gems and Jewellery Exhibition
Saraki Leads N’Assembly Delegation to 137th IPU in Russia
VCs Urge FG to Increase Investment in Education
Insecurity: NBA Threatens to Withdraw Its Services to Kidnappers, Robbery Suspects
I Approved NNPC Contracts after Due Diligence, Says Osinbajo
Minister: FG Committed to Providing Palliatives for Vulnerable Groups
Niger to Revive 17 Irrigation Schemes to Aid Dry Season Farming
Operation Crocodile Smile Starts in Ondo Soon, Says Commander
Pension Fund Assets Hit N6.1 Trillion
ANAN Harps on Competence, Integrity
Fidelity Bank Sells $400m Eurobond
Shareholders of PZ Cussons Approve N1.98bn Dividend
Group Seeks Attitudinal Change among Nigerians
Poor Welfare: NDLEA Workers May Revolt, Call for Buhari’s Intervention
APC Finally Fixes NEC Meeting for Thursday
PDP Chairmanship: Delegates Should Pick a Man of Vision, Says Babangida
Kogi West PDP Heads Back to the Drawing Board
Uneducated Girl Population is Impoverishing Africa
Gwari: Peter Obi is Very Prudent in Financial Management
Wood Styles Unveils 5-Star Hotel Furniture
‘Sound Factory’ Unveils Artistes
Ondo Flags Off De-worming Exercise
Nigeria’s Poor Implementation of Health Pledges
Accidents, Childhood Fever, Illness During Pregnancy Can Cause Mental Disorder
Cancer Treatment First Alternative Therapy Arrives Nigeria
Amity Awards to Honour Best Hands in LUTH
Oluwatayo: Mental Health Issues Can Impair Performance at Work
Police Golfer Wins Ikeja Lady Title
Bet9ja Boosts Power-lifting as Waheed Wins in USA
‘Why MTN Organised Football Clinic in Lagos’
20 Teams to Vie for IGC Corporate Challenge Cup
Wenger Salutes Nigeria over Super Eagles Qualification
Nasarawa Amazons Battle Delta Queens as Curtain Falls on NWPL Super 4


Egyptian League: Ajayi Bags 13th Goal Of Season As Al-Ahly Pip Al-Ittihad
Rabah Madjer Tipped To Lead Algeria Against Nigeria
Udeze: Eagles Coaches Should Comb NPFL For Good Left-Back; Use Martins, Emenike As Backups To Ighalo
Nasarawa Amazons, Delta Queens Through To NWPL Super 4 Final After Stalemate
Abia Warriors Confirm Brazilian Rafael Everton As New Coach
Cameroon Striker Aboubakar Signs New Porto Deal
ROAD TO RUSSIA: 8 Players Who Can Improve Nigeria’s World Cup Squad
Moyes Tipped To Replace Strachan As Scotland Manager
Shakespeare: Ndidi, Vardy Fit For Leicester Vs West Brom
Simon: My Toughest World Cup Qualifying Game, Russia 2018 Target


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WC 2018: Toure pledges help to fight racism
WC 2018: Mascherano to quit Argentina after WCup
PL: Klopp out to maintain edge over Mou
Super Eagles: Iwobi’s goal earns Eagles WCup spot
Africa: Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco set for World Cup
Arsenal distracted by transfer talk ahead of Watford clash
Spurs lack financial might – Pochettino
Conte rejigs Chelsea line-up after Kante blow
Man City could get Aguero boost for Stoke
Barca, Atletico in epic showdown
Navas suffers groin injury
Sevilla’s Pareja to undergo surgery
Barca promise to try Coutinho again
Stoichkov in trouble over Catalan support
VIDEO: Champions League Review
Madrid keeper a doubt for Spurs
Bayern urged to learn from ‘painful’ defeat
Higuain relishes proving doubters wrong
‘Complete’ Mbappe praised
Giroud reaches century, Everton held
Wenger hopes Wilshere continues good form
Jagielka, Keane to miss Limassol visit
Wenger’s Arsenal facing 2 000km trip
Arsenal, Cologne charged over fan chaos
Toure pledges help to fight racism
Mascherano to quit Argentina after WCup
Strachan steps down as Scotland manager
Warner rejoices in US World Cup flop
No Colombia pact, insists Tapia


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