NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines
TRIBUNE===============

Lagos, Ogun PDP call for Buruji’s expulsion\\\\

ASUU may end strike within one week ‘Minister\\

Reduce cost, Obasanjo urges FG, National Assembly\\

Dogara congratulates IBB at 76\\

APC has done enough to oust itself in 2019 ‘Reno Omokri\\

Oyo info summit: Charting new course for information management, dissemination\\

35 Osun medical students receive hero’s welcome after study\\

As youths converge to decry rising rate of violence\\

Baby Elisha Ajiboye needs N4m for heart surgery\\\

Rats of Nigerian ports: How serving, retired customs officers fleece the nation of trillions of naira\\

How Solarin picked Igbo kids from warfront and trained them ‘Omole\\

Dangerous business: How snake farm controversy is rocking Benue State\\

Why Yoruba in diaspora wants restructuring ‘Gani Adams\\

Two parties, same problem: Issues as PDP, APC labour under burden of internal democracy\\

Why I’ll still run for governorship ‘Isiaka\\

Anywhere you see injustice, fight it or it will come back to destroy you ‘Charly Boy\\

Corruption: We’re moving against powerful forces soon ‘Presidential aide, Obono-Obla\\

Deficiencies of APC govt more evident than ever ‘Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, National Caretaker Committee\\




GUARDIAN===============

Buhari’s return is imminent, says Saraki\\\

Here Is Why You Should Use Rosehip Oil\\

Uncertainty over N4.314tr revenue from marginal fields\\

Bottled water, sugar damage teeth\\

14-year-old deflowered by brother, impregnated by father\\

Unto this year’s pilgrims to Makkah\\

Pre-primary election crisis as UPP’s albatross in Anambra governorship election\\

We’ll treat hate speech as terrorism, Osinbajo warns\\

61% Nigerians live below one dollar per day, says don\\

Epidemic looms in Lagos over piling heaps of waste\\

NAMA advocates synergy of flight information regions\\

Ahmadiyya National Islamic conference holds in Lokoja\\

How diet drinks, low-calorie meals trigger diabetes, by study\\

NCC to punish telcos over pre- registered sim cards\\

THISDAY====================

Hate Speech Will Be Treated as Terrorism, Osinbajo Vows\\\

Buhari Wants Govs to Support Acting President, Says Yari\\

FG Selects Two Investors to Build 217,000bpd Refineries in PH, Warri\\

FG Concessions Narrow Gauge Railway Lines to GE\\

South Africa Policemen Strangulate Nigerian to Death\\

FG Cedes Ownership of Nigeria’s First Presidential Lodge to Lagos\\

FG, ASUU Meeting Deadlocked, Postponed Till Next Week\\

IBB Marks 76th Birthday in Germany\\

Dambazau: FG Considering Establishing National Guard\\

Odekunle: NBS N400bn Bribes Report Not an Indictment on FG\\

UPP Crisis: Dont Fight for Me, Offodile Tells Chekwas Okorie\\

Nwosu Takes over Anambra PDP Secretariat, Swears in LG Exco Amid…\\

Sokoto APC Backs Suspension of Deputy House Leader\\

Edo Lawmakers: One Crisis Too Many\\

Why APC is Jittery over PDPs Overtures to Atiku\\

DAILY TIMES==============

Senate seeks separation of culture, tourism from information ministry\\

Osinbajo to Nigerians: FG ll no longer tolerate hate speech\\

Were partnering China, others to develop Enugu- Ugwuanyi\\

88,120 MSMEs to benefit from Cash Grant- SMEDAN boss\\

I really dislike the word Restructuring\\

IBB at 76, you are a patriot, precious gift to mankind -Gov Sani Bello\\

LG autonomy may fail without true federalism in Nigeria -Quadri\\

Senate President, Speaker meet Buhari in London\\

Anti-graft war: UN agency survey rates EFCC most effective govt outfit\\

Navy destroys 30 illegal refineries in Rivers\\

Buharis health has improved tremendously Dogara\\

Human traffickers arrested with 44 kids in Kaduna\\

NIPR empowers Ukah to reorganize Delta state chapter\\

Be forthright in handling corruption related cases, Gov Masari urges NBA\\

PDP Chairmanship: Its turn of SWest Babatope\\

Strange disease kills over 50 adults, children in Kogi\\

Senior lawyers condemned NBS rating of judges as most corrupt\\

CSO condemns attack on EFCC office\\

Benin monarch describes Edo Assembly leadership tussle as barbaric\\

Kaduna senatorial aspirant carpets APC over nations economy\\

Biafra not solution to Nigerias problems- Nwokedi\\




PUNCH========
FG/ASUU’s meeting ends in deadlock • Govt turns down lecturers’ request on TSA
Only Buhari, Osinbajo fighting corruption – Presidential aide
N’Assembly members are a bunch of unarmed robbers – Obasanjo
Our kidnap by Boko Haram in 2014 accidental — Chibok girls
Saraki, Dogara visit Buhari in UK, Oluwo calls for prayers
Father allegedly impregnates 14-year-old daughter, flees
I am not a genius –Chidi-Ogbolu, Nigerian girl who entered varsity at 14
Naira to weaken further as dollar demand increases
Wealth-seeking man rapes daughter on herbalist’s instruction
The day Charly Boy almost died for Nigeria
UNILAG student allegedly defiles 16-year-old female colleague
Lagos releases 43 underage inmates from Ikoyi Prison
Four arrested for attempting to burn Imo college
FRSC rescues 44 minors from suspected child traffickers
Obasanjo writes to Agbakoba, says offer yourself for leadership

VANGUARD=====
Restructure Nigeria before 2019 polls – Eminent Nigerians
Strike: FG, ASUU meeting ends in deadlock
FG declares hate speech as terrorism
Buhari’s health has improved tremendously, says Dogara
Breaking: Osinbajo draws line on hate speech, says it will be treated as terrorism
Charly Boy group suspends protest indefinitely
Don’t blame Jonathan
IYC cautions Nnamdi Kanu over Clark
Hunters kill 2 Boko Haram Commanders in Adamawa
Over 300 staff shut down IMUTH over half salaries
I feel inferior to Real Madrid for first time – Pique
Indomitable Lions better than Eagles – Rohr
35% affirmative action: Female senators fight back




THE SUN=======
No restructuring, no 2019 election –Southern leaders
FG saves N4.7bn monthly with TSA, says AGF
Family of three die in Abuja flood
Saraki, Dogara visit Buhari in London
FG declares hate speech terrorism
Jonathan, Saraki, Kalu salute IBB at 76
FG hands over Marina presidential lodge to Lagos
Lawmakers ‘unarmed’ robbers -Obasanjo
FG, ASUU meeting deadlocked
Ozubulu church attack and Governor Obiano’s assurances

DAILY TRUST=======
50 killed as disease hits Kogi, Kwara
Buhari’s health has improved – Dogara
Serving permsec to forfeit N664m SURE-P fund
Why revenue agencies deliver poor services – Bureau
FG considers hate speech as terrorism – Osinbajo
ASUU strike may end next week – Minister
TSA: FG invests N300bn unclaimed funds in treasury bills
Technology has taken away relevance of crude oil – Minister
Oil production at $32 per barrel too high – Kachikwu
Smugglers forfeit N50m goods to NCS
Troops kill 10 Boko Haram militants in Borno
Vehicle conveying 44 minors, 2 suspected traffickers seized in Kaduna
FG mulls establishment of National Guard
Senator’s brother, who failed exam, appointed permsec
Flood kills 3 persons in Abuja

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