What The Newspapers Are Saying Today, Wednesday, 13th September, 2017



Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian Army vows to punish soldiers who assaulted journalists
The soldiers accused the journalists of filming them.
Ministry director commits suicide
Curfew declared in Aba over Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB clash with soldiers
70-year-old Woman Beaten To Death For Alleged Witchcraft
Buhari To Lead Nigerian Delegation To UN General Assembly
IPOB – Military Violence: Senate Caucus Condemns Nigerian Army
Judiciary Resisted Attempts To Stop Buhari’s Election In 2015
Exploit Your Oil While Its Value Lasts, Osinbajo Tells Niger Delta Leaders
PRNigeria Publisher Petitions Police Boss Over Alleged Harassment, Intimidation Of Family
ICPC Gets Acting Chairman As Ekpo Nta Bows Out
Nigeria Must Feed Itself – Buhari
Saudi Arabia Sentences Nigerian Pilgrim To Three Months In Prison
Obasanjo, African Leaders Canvass Peaceful Presidential Rerun In Kenya
Buhari Meets Ghanaian President In Aso Rock
Ogun Govt Commences Late Night Eviction Of Shop Owners
Ministry Director Commits Suicide
Access Bank Withdrew N852 Million SUBEB Fund, Not Fayemi, Witnesses Tell Ekiti Panel South West
Makarfi Denies Feud Between Jonathan And Dickson
Bayelsa To Conduct Local Council Elections In 2018 – Gov. Dickson
Protesters In Akwa Ibom Dump Coffins At Entrance To Mobil’s Facilities
APC Appeal Panel Submits Findings On Anambra Governorship Primaries
Journalists Narrate Ordeals In The Hands Of Rampaging Soldiers
Nigerian Soldiers Invade Abia NUJ Secretariat, Assault Journalists
Jos Task Force Debunks Death Of Injured Soldier In Monday’s Skirmish
Kogi, Anambra Move To Resolve Lingering Boundary Dispute
60 Percent Of LG Workers In Nasarawa Receiving Pay For Doing Nothing – Commissioner North Central
PCNI, VSF Spend N6 Billion In North-east Interventions – Official
Gombe Govt. To Construct 3 Hospitals With N1.5 Billion
Resident Doctors Strike Paralyses Activities At Maiduguri Teaching Hospital
Katsina Loses Two Pilgrims In Saudi Arabia
Unions Shut Down Kaduna State University
Sokoto, Zamfara Govts Team Up To Fix Sokoto-Gusau Federal Highway
Senator Aisha Alhassan: Disloyalty As A Political Tactic, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú
Olubadan, History And The ‘Raw Data Of Treachery’, By Femi Ajibola
Let’s Talk About Hate Speech, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu
Is The Nigerian Army Teachable?, By Pius Adesanmi
The Past And Present Wahala Of Decree 34 Of 1966 (2), By Eric Teniola
To Fix The Economy, First Fix Our Politics, By Kingsley Moghalu
Toyin Falola And The Power Of Mentorship, By Moses E. Ochonu
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Mercy Aigbe, Alexx Ekubo Top BON Awards Nominee List
Finding Adaora Returns To Theatre For Independence Anniversary
“I Am Not Dying” – Veteran Actor, Sadiq Daba Says
UEFA Champions League: Chelsea, PSG Rain Goals
Nigeria Now To Face Mali, As WAFU Adjusts Cup Of Nations’ Fixtures
NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal
Afrobasket 2017: Nigeria’s D’Tigers to battle Cameroon for semi-final ticket
Hard work pays as Nadal wins 2017 U.S. Open
Obasanjo, African Leaders Canvass Peaceful Presidential Rerun In Kenya
Boko Haram Attacks Cameroon Village, Kills 11, Kidnaps Eight Africa
UN Security Council Steps Up Sanctions On Defiant North Korea

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1 Manchester City 4 8 10
2 Manchester Utd 4 10 10
3 Chelsea 4 3 9
4 Watford 4 4 8
5 Burnley 4 1 7
6 West Brom 4 0 7
7 Huddersfield 4 2 7
8 Tottenham 4 4 7
9 Liverpool 4 0 7
10 Arsenal 4 -1 6
11 Newcastle 4 1 6
12 Stoke City 4 0 5
13 Southampton 4 -1 5
14 Brighton 4 -2 4
15 Everton 4 -4 4
16 Swansea 4 -3 4
17 Leicester 4 -2 3
Ministry director commits suicide


Military, IPOB clashes: Abia declares curfew, Ohanaeze demands withdrawal of soldiers
Suspected vandal arrested after dozing off at crime scene
EFCC discovers Patience Jonathan’s N6bn Abuja plaza
Driver pounds American ex-boss with pestle over unfulfilled promise
Buhari to demand repatriation of looted funds at UN Assembly
Olubadan says 21 new kings are wearing ‘carton crowns’
Igbonla school: Two rescued pupils fail to resume
CJN to confer SAN rank on Keyamo, others Sept. 18
Suspected ritual killer, Dike, remanded in custody
NUJ rejects DSS monetary compensation to tortured journalists
German police arrest five Nigerian ‘husband smuggling ring’
I won’t force myself to play for Nigeria –Moses
INEC resumes Melaye’s recall process, plans timetable
FG to spend N100bn Sukuk fund on road infrastructure – DMO
LASG director allegedly commits suicide
EFCC discovers Patience Jonathan’s N6bn Abuja plaza
Military, IPOB clashes: Abia declares curfew, Ohanaeze…
Python Dance: Senate South-East caucus defends Kanu,…
Leadership lessons I learnt from Sunny Ade
Soldiers surround Nnamdi Kanu’s home, invade NUJ…
Suspected vandal arrested after dozing off at crime scene
VIDEO: Soldiers shoot welder in Umuahia
Director in Lagos State civil service allegedly commits suicide
70-year-old woman accused of witchcraft, beaten to death in Bauchi
Bayelsa LG elections hold in 2018, says Dickson
Ousted Bayelsa APC chair, others sue party
PDP dismisses Jonathan, Dickson’s rift
‘Ekiti PDP may adopt Option A4 for primaries’
Hope Hicks, 28, named White House communications director
Dredging wreaks havoc in Lagos coastal communities (1)
Local rice farmers bemoan fate as 38 million hectares of land waste away
Athletes, officials protest Lagos absence from Youth Games
Al-Makura boosts Nasarawa team
NYG: 30 athletes disqualified over age fraud
S’Africa agree to Senegal replay
NSF: Rowing, others become scoring events
VIDEO: Asari Dokubo mocks Buhari over Alhassan
Video: Groom slides under his bride’s gown in full glare of wedding guests
Woman in court for keeping children in cage
Unions shut down Kaduna State University
Nigerians must stop establishing varsities they can’t fund – Babalakin
Fulani herdsmen invade Ondo varsity’s farm, destroy crops
FG urged to fight corruption in varsities
UDUS receives books from PUNCH
WAEC set to re-introduce e-marking for its tests
PHOTOS: Osinbajo’s daughter opens beauty home
Simi is an amazing girl – Adekunle Gold’s mother
J.J. Abrams to direct ‘Star Wars IX’
Police arrest lady who allegedly threatened comedian Okey Bakassi’s family
You would have been 23 today, but fate beat me, Remi Oshodi says of late daughter
Box office monster ‘It’ scores record opening
Circumcision not an excuse for promiscuity, says expert
Seven benefits of buying factory unlocked phones
4G smartphones with small touchscreens
Nigeria to get India’s $4bn technology transfer
NIMC releases identification number for 26 million Nigerians
Stop haphazard pension reforms
40 years after, 101-year-old ordered to pay £25,000 to lady he sexually molested
22 ways out of common sexual dysfunction (1)
Six ways to cut wedding costs without looking cheap


President Buhari meets Ghanaian President in Aso Rock
21,084 police officers, 3 helicopters for Anambra governorship election
…As some APC aspirants reject Nwoye
…aspirants upbraid PDP over Obaze
74% of manufacturing firms rate biz environment unsupportive – Report
Two new speed trains for launch on Abuja-Kaduna route October
‘Monies outside banking system enough to revamp Nigerian economy’
Tweetroll: Scenes from Buhari’s commissioning of Africa’s biggest hatchery, feed mill
Kannywood-ban; ‘stepping stone’ – Rahama Sadau
Woman grows world longest nails for 23 years
Let’s talk about hate speech
Chidi Anselm Odinkalu
Pastoralists: A national dilemma
Video: Zappacosta’s debut stunner for Chelsea in 6-0 rout against Qarabag
Video: Messi scores first goal against Buffon
Emma Elekwa, Awka
‘Our national parks are in a terrible state’
NIHSA issues alert on flood
Lawmaker makes case for creation of climate change council
Zamfara workers on strike over ‘failed promises’
Strike: TUC frowns at use of casual doctors, interns
Steel workers lament closure of 272 factories
Adverse reports affecting image of judiciary – Hon
Experts on approaches to achieve better criminal justice in Nigeria
Non-payment of judgment debt a matter of governance, culture’
Don Williams’ death shatters social media
Over 5,000 guests expected for Lagos Comic Con
HIV/AIDS rate in Kwara on the increase
50% of people with gum disease unaware – Dentist
Bauchi Govt. to vaccinate dogs in Dambam LGA-official
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Swaziland
Buhari commissions Africa’s largest hatchery, feed mill
‘Monies outside banking system enough to revamp Nigerian economy’
SME loans: Collateral, registration still hurdles in 980 MFBs
SMEs can be tools for GDP growth – Akinyosoye


Kane Keen To Do Well With Fearless Tottenham
Anambra Poll: We See Pendulum Swinging Towards Obiano — Onitsha Medical Dealers
Oil Price Hits $54.25 P/b As OPEC Predicts High Demand, Market Stability
Senate Lampoons Nigeria’s Aviation Sector
Why Nigeria Must Be Restructured
SAN Rank: CJN To Swear In Osinbajo’s Brother, Keyamo, Oke, 27 Others Sept 18
Nigeria’s Political Elite See Buhari As A Meal — Shehu Sani
Nigeria Oil’ll No Longer Be Profitable Soon – Osinbajo
CBN Reviews Limits On Mobile Money Transaction, Balance
Why America Will Survive Beyond Trump: Lessons For Nigeria
Anambra Poll: 21,084 Policemen, 3 Helicopters, Gunboats To Be Deployed To S-East
Awka Community Boils As Kingmakers Insist On Dethronement Of Monarch
A Simplistic Restructuring Debate, Another Attempt At Deceiving Nigerians
My Ambition Won’t Stop APC From Unseating Okowa—Emerhor
Court Remands Suspected Ritual Killer, Dike, In Prison Custody, Adjourns Sine Die
Dissolution Of DSIEC, Amendment Suspicious—Political Parties
Inefficiency Of Lawmakers Representing Ndokwa East At All Tiers Of Government
Operation Python Dance II: Abia Govt Slams 3-day Curfew, Soldiers Apologise
Nnamdi Kanu’s Home Not Under Siege – Nigeria Army
Operation Python Dance: Don’t Panic, Ekweremadu Urges Ndigbo
Nigeria Must Feed Itself, Says President Buhari
Presidency: Why Judiciary Refused To Stop Buhari In 2015 – Justice Auta
We ‘re Anxious About Buhari’s Health – Ghanaian President
He’s A Bit Short For Me
Why Is He Playing With My Emotions?
Cheating With My Ex!
Searching For Love?
Coming To Terms With Your Husband’s Limitations!
Music Remains Most Powerful Tool To Create A Change- Carol Jiani
Hurricane Harvey: Janet Jackson In Tears
Dyckoy Bounces Back With New Song
I Can Date A Guy Who’s Not Good In Bed — Pearl Chidinma
Why I’m Called ‘Bad Machine’ — Lilian Larkai
Anambra Poll: We See Pendulum Swinging Towards Obiano — Onitsha Medical Dealers
My Ambition Won’t Stop APC From Unseating Okowa—Emerhor
Anambra Poll: Nwoye Promises N15,000 Holiday Jobs For Students
Anambra Poll: APC Aspirant, Madu Says Gov Primaries Free, Fair
‘Northern Youths, Nnamdi Kanu Should Not Be Let Off The Hook’
Kane Keen To Do Well With Fearless Tottenham
Thiago Strike Helps Bayern Past 10-man Anderlecht
Messi Double Inspires Barca To Juventus Revenge
Rampant Chelsea Hit Qarabag For Six
BREAKING: Roy Hodgson Appointed As New Crystal Palace Coach


2019: Governors, others want Buhari for selfish reasons –Sani
2 killed, scores wounded as soldiers, IPOB clash in Rivers
•Tension in Aba over row
Herdsmen/farmers’ crisis not religious –Osinbajo
• No incident in Osun, says Aregbesola
400 hours non-stop praise for Buhari’s recovery kicks off in Abuja
Fake marriages: German police arrest five in raid of Nigerian smuggling ring
Kenya: Ex-African presidents urge peaceful, fair presidential poll rerun
Buhari leads Nigerian delegation to UN summit
Anambra: APC appeal panel submits report to NWC
…Dismiss Uba’s petition -Madu
Anambra guber: Don’t blackmail panel, youth group tells Nwoye
INEC releases timetable for Melaye’s recall Monday
Nigeria’s aviation industry, world’s most hostile –Senate
Aiteo Vice Chairman denies link with Diezani
Buhari commissions N20bn Olam poultry, feed mill in Kaduna
.. Tasks investors on job creation
WAFU: Eagles, Black Stars get new date
Afrobasket 2017: Nigerians need not panic over D’ Tigers – NBBF
Russia 2018 World Cup: First tickets go on sale
The first wave of tickets for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia will go on sale…


NSE advised to consider listing more technology firms
Building impactful Senate my focus – Saraki
PDP may adopt Option A4 for primaries – Fayose
Stop lamenting, pay workers’ entitlements, Abba Moro counsels Gov Ortom
Sokoto: C’ttee recommends sale of 1500 Govt houses
Police to investigate explosion in Enugu
Rivers: Court remands suspected ritualist in prison custody
Emir of Zazzau shut out of Olam Poultry event in Kaduna
DHQ cautions against protest march in Abuja today
Senate, pilots bemoan Nigeria’s hostile aviation environment
I’ll make Plateau investment friendly-Lalong
CJN swears-in 30 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria Monday
FCT police nab 3 armed robbery suspects, recover stolen car
Ekiti police parade 5 suspected armed robbers, rapists
FG assures investors’ of incentives in the mining sector
Group passes vote of confidence on Gov Dickson
Bayelsa PDP denies alleged rift between Jonathan, Dickson
S/East Governors to investigate Army/IPOB Clash
Anambra guber: Police to deploy 21,084 personnel
Buhari to swear-in new Perm Secs, to revamp federal civil service
Nigerian Students, Education and Studying in Nigeria
UNILORIN Post-UTME Screening Result 2017/2018 Released
UNIPORT Post-UTME Screening 2017/2018 Postponed
FUDutse Post-UTME/DE 2017: Cut-off mark, Screening And Registration Details
FUNAI Announces Pre-Computer Based Trial Exam For 2017 Post-UTME Candidates
FUNAI Extends Post-UTME Registration Deadline 2017/2018
YABATECH Student’s Corpse Finally Released by the Management of LUTH
International Scholarships At Marche Polytechnic University, Italy – 2017
Post-UTME 2017: List Of Schools That Have Released Forms
IMSU Post-UTME 2017: Screening, Cut-off Mark And Registration Details
Auchi Poly HND Admission Screening Schedule And Requirements 2017/2018
2baba offers aid, solicits donations for Benue flood victims
Juliet Ibrahim pledges N1m to Benue flood victims, urges celebrities to…
Sleep with Ooni’s ex-queen, die prematurely – Ifa Priest
Police launch investigation into killing of Gulder Ultimate Search 3 winner
Wizkid falls ill, suspends music tours
AFC, Heritage Bank, Rand Merchant Bank, SunTrust Bank bosses, others to…
Wale Tinubu still Oando GCE following successful 40th AGM
Lack of capacity, major challenge of infrastructure in Nigeria – ICRC
FirstBank to disburse N15b to private secondary and primary schools in…
FEC approves concessioning of Lagos, Abuja International Airports-Osinbajo


ICPC Gets Acting Chairman as Ekpo Nta Bows Out
Kachikwu: Nigeria Will Oppose Oil Output Cuts
Abia Imposes Curfew on Aba After Soldiers, IPOB Clash
Two feared dead, others injured in Rivers in another fracas NUJ secretariat, journalists attacked, army apologises Kanu’s lawyer claims IPOB leader under house… Breaking
Justice Auta Explains Why Judiciary Did Not Disqualify Buhari in 2015
AGF: Prosecution of Financial Crimes is Poor, Scope of Whistleblower Policy…
Leave South-east Within 48 Hours, Biafra, Zionist Federation Orders Military
States Netted N820.7bn in IGR in 2016
FG to Deploy 3,000 Agro-Rangers to Protect Cattle Ranches
FG Markets N100bn Sovereign Sukuk, Arouses Investors’ Interest
Melaye: INEC to Fix New Date for Recall Process
OPC Warns Buhari against Divisive Tendencies
NRC to Deploy Two New Locomotives for Abuja-Kaduna Train Service
WEF Ranks Nigeria 114th in Global Human Capital Index
2019: It’s Buhari’s Individual Decision to Make, Says Shehu Sani
Ghana’s President Says Buhari’s Illness Made ECOWAS Leaders Anxious
FG Releases N2bn for Take off of Maritime Varsity in October
Report: Policy Inconsistency, Infrastructure Deficit, Bane of Manufacturing Sector
Floods Displace 10,000 People in Kogi
Passengers Arrested over Disruption of Air Peace Flight in Lagos
Senior Civil Servants Put off Strike
72nd UN General Assembly: FG to Solicit Int’l Support for Release of Remaining Chibok…
BRIPAN to Help Govt Restore Confidence in Doing Business in Nigeria
FG Urged to Enforce Mining Regulations
Oil Pipeline Surveillance Contract: Ex-Edo Militant Leader Debunks Allegation of Funds Diversion
Tor Tiv Warns Against Diversion of Materials Meant for Benue IDPs
Police Parade Two Vigilantes, Others for Robbery, Rape
Explosion Rocks Enugu Artisan Market as Police Begin Investigation
Director in Lagos State Civil Service Commits Suicide
Family Announces Justice Nwokedi’s Death
States Record 20% Rise in IGR in 2016
Ohanaeze Asks FG to End Military Harassment in S’East
Soldiers Invade Abia NUJ Secretariat, Smash Phones, Tablets
KAEDCO Generates N1.7bn in Sokoto in 8 Months
Industrial Revolution: The Case for Gov. Obaseki’s Investment Visit to Asia
Elumelu: Pervasive Negative Narrative is Africa’s Greatest Challenge
‘Deployment of Quality Credit Data Will Improve Financial Services’
Ecobank Customers Win in Promo
Successful Oando Plc AGM Excites Shareholders
Nigeria, Others’ GDP Seen Growing at 5% in Next Five Years
NIMC Registered 21.4 Million Nigerians in Five Years
No Truth in Alleged Jonathan, Dickson Rift, Says Makarfi
Delta APC Vows to Displace PDP in 2019 Politics
Tackling Malnutrition in Delta
NCC League Thrilling Tennis Fans in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Ilorin
Victor Moses Pledges Total Commitment to Nigeria
Liverpool Loses Mane’s Red Card Appeal
Dortmund Out to Test Tottenham’s Resilience
Ruthless Chelsea Equal Their Best UCL Record, Hammer Qarabag 6-0
NPFL: Enugu Sacks Chukwu, Rangers Management
Rising Star Writing Contest Produces Winners
Incensing Your Children
World Bank Supports Four Bauchi LGs with N58m
Adamu, Ambode, Others for GCUOBA National Dinner
Foundation Awards Scholarships to Indigent Students, Emphasises Technical Skills


Four dead, 30 others injured in Sokoto auto-crash
N760.17b refund: NLC to name indicted governors
EFCC traces Abuja posh assets to Jonathan’s wife
Governor imposes curfew in Abia after soldiers/IPOB clash
Southeast senators, Ohanaeze, others urge restraint
IPOB: Lawyers disagree on soldiers’ deployment in Abia
Why Nigeria’ll resist oil cut, by Kachikwu
Confusion over IPOB/soldiers in Rivers
Anti-graft Agency boss urges youths to shun corruption
Nigeria’s annual maize demand hits eight million metric tones
N760.17b refund: NLC to name indicted governors
EFCC traces Abuja posh assets to Jonathan’s wife
Governor imposes curfew in Abia after soldiers/IPOB clash
Southeast senators, Ohanaeze, others urge restraint
IPOB: Lawyers disagree on soldiers’ deployment in Abia
Why Nigeria’ll resist oil cut, by Kachikwu
Confusion over IPOB/soldiers in Rivers
Unions shut down Kaduna State University
NASU, others begin indefinite strike
N145m scam delays Kogi Poly workers’ July salary
OAU 3.8million saga: How I was beaten, battered – VP
ASUU : Varsities to get N220bn within one month
LASU sacks ASUU leader, 16 others for alleged bribery, forgery, other offences
LASU dismisses ASUU chairman, 16 others for misconduct
Champions League Ends with 28-Goal Thrillers
WAFU Cup: Nigeria Face Mali in Group Stage Opener
Ronaldo’ll Beat Messi Mercilessly, says Boxing Champ Anthony Joshua
Falconets arrive Benin for Tanzania clash
Football enthusiasts hail Eagles’ good start
Imminent massive shake-up in Rangers FC – Official
Karate: Anambra threatens to pull out of competitions
Buhari, Atiku and 2019 calculations
‘PDP government intimidating APC members in Gombe’
Anambra PDP battles chairman, secretary
‘Royal Hibiscus Hotel’ shines at TIFF 2017
Sandra Odufaderin celebrates children on birthdaya
Bodega features Gyptian, others in ‘Live Your Life’


Mourinho Rules Injured Pogba Out Of Man United Vs Everton
UCL: Conte Savours ‘Lots Of Goodies’ In Chelsea’s Win Vs Qarabag
Rohr Plots Super Eagles’ Game Plan With Zambia Videos
Champions League: Moses Benched In Chelsea Rout; Messi, Lukaku, Neymar Score; Onyekuru Debuts
Manchester United To Sweat On Pogba’s Hamstring Injury
Obinna Nsofor Joins Benni McCarthy’s Cape Town City
CIV Edge Togo On Penalties To Reach WAFU Cup Group Stage
Nigeria Vs Ghana, Other WAFU Cup Fixtures Adjusted
FA Uphold Liverpool Star Mane’s Three-Match Suspension
Zambia FA Boss Kamanga: Chipolopolo Can Shock Super Eagles In Uyo


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PL: Hodgson new Palace manager
PL: FA reject Mane appeal v three-game ban
PL: Hodgson ‘close’ to Palace job
Spain: El Clasico date switched
Bafana: Safa drops Senegal replay fight
FA reject Mane appeal v three-game ban
Hodgson ‘close’ to Palace job
Pochettino urges Spurs for fast start
Liverpool to appeal length of Mane’s ban
El Clasico date switched
Five things we learned from La Liga
Sociedad go joint top with win at Deportivo
Messi ensures Barca pounce on Real stumble
Benzema injury exposes Real striking options


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