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News Headlines Sept 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

PDP writes May, Merkel accuses Buhari of abusing rule of law
APC presidential, gov aspirants to pay N45m, N22.5m for forms
Buhari uncompromising, power drunk, says Atiku
APC state chapters decide on direct, indirect primaries this week
‘Madwoman’ says sex partners own human parts found with her
Ronaldo tops Serie A with £538,000-a-week pay
I raped because the girl’s presence aroused me, says suspect
We won’t vote Buhari, Atiku, others – Women group
Militia shoots four travellers in Benue
I’m for fiscal federalism, not geographical restructuring, Osinbajo replies Atiku
Police grill Fani-Kayode over anti-Fulani herdsmen article
Buhari’s dreadful preference for rule of man
Safety tips when your car breaks down
Seychelles: Rohr faces selection headache as NFF confirms withdrawals
FG demands $2bn tax arrears from MTN
Arik Air plane aborts take-off at Benin airport
2019: Mark picks PDP presidential form, says restructuring inevitable
Four-year-old boy rescued as police nab kidnappers in Kano
Ogun increases distribution of Cs-of-O to 2,000 monthly
Body of drowned soldier recovered in Kebbi
Husband, wife sell only son for N180,000 in Calabar
I’ll poison my husband if court doesn’t separate us – Wife
Gang members land in jail for robbery
Police return children sold for N200,000 to parents
APC presidential, gov aspirants to pay N45m, N22.5m for forms
Donald Duke dumps PDP, picks SDP presidential form
We’ve not adopted any Presidential aspirant, says Afenifere
APC state chapters decide on direct, indirect primaries this week
Ogun Assembly rejects defection letters from two lawmakers
Not-too-Young-to-Run movement laments high nomination forms cost
Faceless people sponsored crisis in Oyo APC –Ajimobi
South Africa in recession for first time since 2009
Nigeria may lose $80m World Bank job creation grant
Nigeria Air’s December take-off date still feasible — NCAA
Six-time champion, Serena Williams, into US Open semi-finals
Del Potro into third US Open semi-finals
Stephens looks to Asia after US Open exit
Former football chief arrested for theft
Beyonce’s Mum shares four-month-old photo of singer
Consuming milk at breakfast lowers blood glucose
1,086 young Nigerians confirmed HIV/Aids positive in Nasarawa
Editorial: Ending the yearly cholera scourge

ThisDay
Ignatius Ajuru Varsity of Education : Wike Releases N500m for Projects, Graduates 4,182
Students Urged to Be Diligent as Edgewood College Graduates 29
Group Tasks Africa to Focus on Trade with China
Police Raid 91-year-old Clark’s Abuja House
• IG: Search not authorised •Afenifere, others condemn invasion
APC to Elect Presidential Candidate October 6
Diamond Bank, Facebook to Train 28,000 on Online Marketing
Spectranet Restates Commitment to Customer Service
Interswitch Boss Identifies Basic Elements for Business Growth
Indirect Primaries Breed Corruption, Shehu Sani Tells APC
Money Laundering: TI, EU, Others, to Track Illicit Financial Flow in Nigeria
Afenifere Denies Endorsing Any Aspirant
Coping with the Dapo Abiodun Challenge in Ogun State
PDP Moves to Halt Shekarau’s Defection, Expands Kano Caretaker Committee
AAP Gets Presidential Aspirant
Tarok Endorse Useni in Plateau Guber Race
Re-Build Nigeria Suspends National Chairman, Appoints Okorie
Tracing the Incessant Bloodbath in Brass
UBA Shows Resilience
Lagos Plans Big for ‘Akwaaba’
Top Stars, Artistes Hail Organisers of African Freestyle Championship
No Respite yet on the Plateau
Editorial: THE PROPOSED POLICE DECENTRALISATION

The Nation

2019: Five PDP governors seeking deal with Buhari
APC to pick presidential candidate Sept 20
Shekarau dumps PDP
Greek experts to train 2,500 Amnesty beneficiaries in fishing
Nigeria-China partnership ‘yields $5b projects’
MTN kicks as govt demands for $2b ‘unpaid’ taxes
Atiku: Osinbajo’s reference to my concept as vague unfortunate
Osinbajo, Atiku clash over restructuring
Police probe illegal raid on Edwin Clark’s residence
Police arrest chief priest for alleged torture
$2.52b pledged to fight Boko Haram insurgency
INEC moves to foil vote buying
Oyetola: Osun’s future brighter under APC
Couple sell only son in Calabar
Two die in Ogoni cult clash
AAU-ASUU threatens strike action
Defeats not for discussion for Messi and son
Sept 8 Clash: Eagles in mixed training in Seychelles
US Open Crash: It was too hot for comfort-Federer
Tax Palaver: Mourinho, Spanish Authorities strike deal
Siasia, John Fashanu Named for Freestyle Football Tourney
Garba assures of Golden Eaglets’ victory over Cote d’ Voire
Victor Moses Becomes Ambassador for Online Trading Platform, Binomo
Import of MultiChoice Talent Factory, by John Ugbe
Ebenezer Obey, others provide free healthcare to Idogo community
Yetunde to join London fashion panelist
‘ICAN cabal tried to kill ANAN’
Cable thieves on the prowl
National security vs human rights
DisCo: power outage in Mushin not intentional
Court bars police from arresting 1004 Estate landlords
Fire guts computer firm in Ilupeju
‘Reckless’ truck driver hits pedestrian in Ogudu
ANAN, UNIZIK sign MOU on accounting management
Teachers Recruitment: Applicants urged to be patient with slow portal
ExxonMobil: blockade threatens Nigeria’s oil production
Micro pension: PenCom eyes 30m low earners, others
Ecobank MD Akinwuntan to deepen customer service
Forex: CBN gives market $210m boost

The Sun

IGP orders detention of 4 cops who raided Clark’s home
Osinbajo, Atiku clash over restructuring
2019: David Mark, Duke join presidential race in PDP, SDP
DSS decries speculations over DG’s future
State-of-the-nation: PDP writes British PM, German Chancellor
No going back on sit-at-home, IPOB insists
How to check HIV/AIDS in adolescents – Aisha Buhari
Ibadan Obas to Ladoja: You are behind crisis rocking Olubadan chieftaincy system
FG demands fresh $2bn tax from MTN, as firm faults request
Lawyers debunk corruption allegations against Senator Akpabio
How Azikiwe, Ekwueme were denied presidency – Bafarawa
PDP NWC wades into Kano crisis, expands exco
Nigeria doomed without restructuring – Attah, ex-Akwa Ibom gov
Only Green Party can deliver Nigeria – Akinsoyinu, Senatorial aspirant
Defection: My role as John the Baptist – Uduaghan
Nigeria gears up for GITEX as NITDA inaugurates LOC
NCC, NDA to deploy technology for military capacity building
FG demands fresh $2bn tax from MTN, as firm faults request
Nigeria will host, win 2019 Powerlifting World Championships — Feyinsetan
Refrain from sentiments in recruitment, Kwara United boss tells coach
UN agency seeks refugees input in S. Sudan peace deal
Hundreds of migrants flee detention centre in Tripoli chaos -aid worker
Zambia dismisses reports of Ebola outbreak in capital
UNIBEN alumni hold annual award Saturda
Nigeria gears up for GITEX as NITDA inaugurates LOC
NCC, NDA to deploy technology for military capacity building
PDP NWC wades into Kano crisis, expands exco
Why I moved for Obasanjo’s impeachment – Gwadabe
EDITORIAL: Monguno’s timely warning on 2019 general election
Kaduna flood victims count losses, appeal to state govt, NEMA for help
The legality of Executive Orders

Daily Trust

IGP not aware of raid on Edwin Clark’s Abuja residence – Police
Customs records N140bn as highest monthly revenue
Ogun Assembly rejects lawmakers’ defection from APC
Atiku tackles Osinbajo over restructuring
JUST IN: South Africa’s economy slips into recession
Nigeria benefited over $5bn from FOCAC in 3 years – Buhari
Mfum: Where Nigeria, Cameroon border is knotted in marriages
I’ll restructure Nigeria – Mark
Shekarau returns to APC
Shehu Sani, others petition APC
Adamawa APC stalwarts reject indirect primaries
FG asks MTN to pay $2bn tax arrears
Fact check: Did PenCom suspend resumption of 41 new staff?
Lake Chad no longer safe haven for B/Haram – Buratai
Direct primaries: Shehu Sani leads Kaduna APC aspirants to party headquarters
Stop going after ‘yahoo boys’, IG warns SARS
Osinbanjo tasks youths on entrepreneurship
Nigeria needs a detribalised leader – Bafarawa
Five Nigerian female cyclists to compete in Italy tour
BREAKING: Jose Mourinho gets jail sentence for tax fraud
AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles camp bubbles with 18 players
NNPC, Chinese consortia sign MoUs on biofuels production
Customs records N140bn as highest monthly revenue
‘No cause for worry over Nigeria’s debt’
.FOCAC summit: speakers refute claims of China’s neo-colonialism in Africa
Why Mansoor won AMVC award Ali Nuhu discloses

The Guardian

Osinbajo versus Atiku
Nigerian automakers struggle with electric vehicle evolution
Lagos new ICT Park to take N43 billion
ECOWAS, NAE partner on quality of education for member states
NNPC, Chinese consortia sign pacts on biofuel development
N1.6 billion church donation claim untrue, EFCC insists
‘No rift between Ambode and Tinubu’
PANDEF, NLEF flay police raid of Clark’s Abuja residence
‘How $2m fintech challenge will boost financial inclusion’
Big upsets at U.S. Open as Federer, Sharapova fall
Three standby players to join Eagles as Rohr holds first training session
Laloko challenges Rohr to pit Eagles against Enyimba
Federation waits on Governor Dickson for wrestling classics date
Nigeria, Egypt clash as Africa battles for 2019 World Team Cup spots
Dalung donates salary to Elite Athlete Development Grant
Celebrating Mother Teresa: The Saint of Calcutta
Nigerian ports record increase in cargo throughput, as ship traffic drops
Like Apple, Amazon hits $1 trillion valuation
‘Imported goods through neighbouring countries crippling local economy’
Stock index rises 0.3% amid renewed bargain hunting
Editorial: Who is afraid of restructuring Nigeria?
On the MTN dividend payments saga
Buhari’s brinkmanship
Osinbajo got it wrong on restructuring
Restructuring is a necessity, not an option
Trump’s new world order, family and tribes – Part 3
David Mark, Jonah Jang join presidential race
Taraba APC, PDP assess strength with Takum 1 by-election
No party ’ll win elections through violence, INEC warns
Akpabio’s second term senatorial bid under threat over zoning

Leadership

NNPC, Chinese Firms To Build 10 Biofuels Complexes Nationwide
FOCAC: Nigeria Benefits Over $5bn In Projects From China – PMB
Furore Over Police Invasion Of Edwin Clark’s Abuja Residence
Shekarau Returns To APC
Rising Debt Profile: Be Wary of Granting Loans To Nigeria, Frank Tells China
Osinbajo To Atiku: Your Understanding Of Restructuring Unclear
Linkage Assurance Begins Agric Insurance Underwriting
Tapping Nigeria’s Agric Potentials Via Multinational Agency Support
Proposed 5% Credit Facility To MSMEs Will Stimulate Economy – NACCIMA Nigeria Customs Generates N140.4bn In August
Telcos Urge FG To Boost Local Content With Indigenisation Policy
Digital Opportunities: Glo Pledges Greater Support For Women
ECOWAS Monetary Agencies To Discuss Single Currency Readiness
More Trouble For MTN As FG Demands $2bn Tax Arrears
Afreximbank Unveils Programme To Aid African Banks
SIFAX Moves To Build Dry Port In Gambia
Digital Opportunities: Glo Pledges Greater Support For Women
ECOWAS Monetary Agencies To Discuss Single Currency Readiness
More Trouble For MTN As FG Demands $2bn Tax Arrears
Rivers Guber Race: Of APC And The ‘Anointed’ Candidate
APC Primaries And The Stormy Days Ahead
2019: Will Shortfall In INEC Budget Affect Polls?
There Will Be No Vote Buying In Upcoming Elections- Nya-Etok
EDITORAL: Senator John McCain, War Hero, Statesman
2019: Ray Morphy And Emergence Of Intellectuals In Race For Elective Positions
Building Nigeria Of Our Dreams
Afreximbank Unveils Programme To Aid African Banks
Aisha Bello Launches Association For Models
Atiku, Fayose Harp On Unity To Wrest Power From APC
Borno APC Adopts Indirect Primaries, Cites Security Challenges
PMB Healthy Enough To Seek Re-election In 2019 –Fasanmi
2019 Guber: Can Hunkuyi Put Up A Good Fight In Kaduna?
Akpabio, Uduaghan’s Defection And PDP’s Debacle In S’South

New Telegraph

IGP orders detention of policemen who invaded Edwin Clark’s residence
Police invade Edwin Clark’s home in search of arms
Atiku fires back at Osinbajo over restructuring
Man Wins N9,700,000 on BetKing
BREAKING: Shekarau dumps PDP for APC
NYSC member, 2 others docked for allegedly squatting in property
Osinbajo, Atiku at war over restructuring
Benue killings: Giving hope to displaced school children
Multiple subscriptions: Raising awareness campaign
FG begins new Tier-1 insurance firms’ registration
Royal battle over Osolo’s stool
Customs intercepts N352m rice, vehicles
Yahoo plus: Son remanded for attempting to kill mother
Soldier dies saving people in Kebbi flood
Relief for importers as CBN tames shipping lines
Modakeke’s monarch, Adedoyin, join ancestors
Tiv community leaders deny defection of 5,000 APC members
Customs generated N140.4bn in August
2019: Why I’m running for the presidency – Mark
Legislative aides threaten to shut down NASS
Arik Air aircraft aborts takeoff at Benin Airport
Soldier dies saving people in Kebbi flood
Man removes sex worker’s teeth during fight
Suspect: I used my son as collateral for N180,000 loan
Shekarau: Unsettled by Kwankwaso a second time ADVERTISEMENT
Legislative aides threaten to shut down NASS
2019: Uneasy calm in Lagos APC ahead of primaries
PZ Cussons’ shareholders to get N595.6m final dividend
GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4 takes place in Abeokuta
Eagles begin training in Victoria
Garba: Eaglets‘ll correct mistakes against Cote d’Ivoire
Mourinho gets one-year jail sentence Onigbinde, Sodje: Injuries, no excuse for Eagles against Seychelles
Federer, Sharapova bundled out
Unfinished Business and quest for national development
Day Soyinka in the eye of Shakespeare went on stage
18 galleries, 50 Pan-African artists for Art X Lagos
EDITORIAL: Nigerians await national carrier
Bulls claw back N35bn at NSE
Mobile banking: Better synergy between telcos, banks advocated
Stay focused, Osibanjo tells young Nigerian moguls
Police raid Edwin Clark’s Abuja residence

Vanguard

NIMASA Renews MoU With Navy, Hands Over Rescue Helicopter
We Can’t Right Size-Now Due To Legal Issues – NIMASA
Prominent A-Ibom PDP Members That Joined APC
18 Chinese Converts On Pilgrimage Arrive Holy Ghost Adoration, Uke
Ozalla, Enugu Community Abolishes Ohu/Amadi Caste System
The Cabal Rises Again
No Automatic Ticket For Ikpeazu- Abia PDP Chair
EFCC Impostor Attempts To Defraud Adamawa House Majority Leader
Confusion Over Shekarau In Kano
Primaries: Peace Of The Graveyard In Edo APC
New Port Access Road To Cost N72billion
Unpaid Pensions To Ex-NNSL: Maritime Workers Talk Tough
Addressing Extreme Poverty In Nigeria
Paystack Raises $8 Million Funding To Unlock Business Potentials
FOCAC: Nigeria Has Benefited From Over $5bn Projects – Buhari
MTN Faults AGF On $2bn Tax Debt
Automatic Ticket For Dino Melaye Threatens Kogi PDP
New port access road to cost N72billion
FOCAC: Nigeria has benefited from over $5bn projects – Buhari
MTN faults AGF on $2bn tax debt
Osinbajo, Atiku tango over restructuring
Man uses 2-yr-old son as collateral for N21,000 house rent in Calabar
Why Warri port channel dredging can’t go below 7.5 meters — NPA boss
Criticisms trails Police raid of Edwin Clark’s Abuja house
I believe in restructuring, says Mark as joins Presidential race
Breaking: Police raid Edwin Clark’s house in Abuja
Man hangs self over alleged denial of banana in Anambra
Prominent A-Ibom PDP members that joined APC
Confusion over Shekarau in Kano
The shrills of an uncommon defection
2019 AFCON qualifiers: We must not look down on Seychelles, Rohr warns Eagles
Oboh warns Joshua on Wilder fight
NPFL: Lobi are not worthy champions, Pillars player declares
Messi tips Juve to win Champions League
Access Bank Lagos Marathon: No professional athletes for 10 km race
I don’t want more kids with her
Son had an orgy when we travelled
We parted amicably, but I still miss him
Do you feel hurt and bereaved when good friendship ends?
Controversy galore as YouTube takes off ‘Amen’ video from site
Davido under fire over alleged flouting of NYSC Bye-laws
Ex-Miss Tourism organises charity events to attract investors
Photos: 9yr-old Mmesoma described as prettier than Nicki Minaj becomes Little Miss Nigeria
Cinema-going is over, says director CronenbergNIMASA renews MoU with Navy, hands over rescue helicopter
Raid on Clark’s house : Police management team visits Clark
Education reform: Edo Poly to become hub for innovators – Obaseki
Ibadan Chieftaincy crisis: New kings tackle Ladoja
Unpaid pensions to ex-NNSL: Maritime workers talk tough
Compendium: NAFDAC is empowering Nigerians with information — ADEYEYE
ANNIE-OKONKWO: Why I play strictly by my own rules
Shell to shed $2bn Nigerian oil licences to local bidders

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