NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2017

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

DAILY TRUST=========

7 days after, escaped Rivers ritualist still at large\\\

Protests over relocation of INEC office in Abia\\

PDP can take over Osun in 2018 – Aspirant\\

Anambra govship: Ex-Ohanaeze leader deplores greed\\

Okorocha sliding to tyranny – Imo leaders\\

LGAs potential security threats Masari\\

Im still in APC Andy Uba\\

FG launches one-stop shop for MSMEs in Jos\\




TRIBUNE===============

Police conclude Evans’ investigation, to arraign him today\\

Sallah: FRSC deploys 33,000 personnel, 859 vehicles for special patrol\\

Obaship: Ibadan should not be turned into battleground, CCII warns\\

Unilag sets dates for Post-UTME screening\\

US to support Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram\\

Thousands of Ajimobi can’t stop me from being Olubadan if God wills ‘Ladoja\\

NNPC increases gas supply to power plants by 123%\\

Saudi Arabia bans 400,000 illegal pilgrims from entering Mecca\\

Eid-el-Kabir: Prices of rams soar in Kano, Minna, drop in Katsina ‘Survey\\

Varsity strike: ASUU boycotts meeting with FG, submits counter offer\\\

Judge fails to deliver judgement in Evans N300m against IGP\\

Fayemi received N163bn allocation in 4yrs, N18bn deductions unremitted ‘Witnesses\\

I am pleased with economic progress ‘Buhari\\

How I influenced creation of second DVC in UI\\

Democratic stability in Nigeria will take 30 years ‘Dr Gbade Ojo\\

LCCI DG blames refineries’ poor performance on policy inconsistencies\\

Environmentalists urge Ambode to consider recommendations from past climate change summits\\

FG, states agree on exchange of letters for transfer of title to land transactions\\

NNPC calls for more indigenous participation in next bid rounds for 30 marginal fields\\

Patients groan as primary healthcare collapses in A’Ibom\\

Obsolete facilities pushed down Nigeria’s July oil production by 150,000 bpd ‘OPEC\\

TUC condemns the proposed amendment of NLNG Act\\

3 killed, 3,000 rescued, 30, 000 displaced as US Hurricane Harvey breaks rainfall record\\

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

Nigeria must investigate disappearance of Shiites, says Amnesty\\

Rising repair costs trigger demand for rugged phones\\

Infinix launches cinematic Hot 5 and Hot 5 Lite, partners Jumia and Slot on distribution\\

Fertility warning over antiseptic chemicals in cleaning fluid, wipes\\

Oil marketers threaten mass sack over N720b subsidy arrears\\

NNPC restructures, effects changes in 55 key positions\\

No meeting, act on our demands, ASUU tells government\\

Cameroon shut fans out of training, target win in Uyo\\

Rams everywhere, but none to buy as Sallah approaches\\

SON certifies CHI’s processes, tasks firm on insurance services\\

Chinese government to combat importation of substandard goods into Nigeria\\

CCII wades into Governor Ajimobi, Olubadan face-off over 21 new Obas\\

Government prosecuted 6,646 criminal cases last legal year\\

Sultan urges Muslims to fast on Arafat day\\

Adamawa APC lawmaker, commissioner disagree over appointment of council administrators\\

Benue raises sensitisation panel on anti-open grazing law\\

VANGUARD==========

FG vows to decongest Prisons with two years\\

This is why we have not arrested Arewa Youths ‘ FG\\

Homogeneity in heterogeneity: Redeeming the Yoruba identity\\

NULGE grounds Lokoja over LG autonomy\\

East-West road: Minister directs Setraco to fix damaged portion\\

Demolition of Ekeukwu market: Okorocha turning himself to a tyrant- Imo leaders, NBA\\

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Ekweremadu, Mark mourn Senator Bello\\

TUC describes selective minimum wage implementation as retrogressive\\

Kidnappers again abduct 11 passengers on East-West Road\\

2 caught with fresh human head in Niger\\

Ex-militant laments non-payment of 8-month stipend\\

How pregnant, nursing mothers can help reduce maternal mortality’WIKE\\

FG, BoI sign N5bn MoU to boost miners’ operations\\

US lawmakers meet Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara over North-East crisis\\

FG’s already restructuring: Lai Mohammed spoke tongue-in-cheek, says Tanko Yakassai\\

Suspected Badoo member arraigned for attempted murder\\

79-yr-old becomes C&S Prelate, discusses national issues\\

Building collapse: Lagos begins demolition of 114 distressed buildings\\

INEC fixes Sept. 30 for Eti-Osa bye-election in Lagos\\

LASG disburses N4.5bn to 5,527 SMEs in one year ‘ Ambode\\

Major shake-up in NNPC, 55 top officials redeployed\\

NIGERIA: 1914 was a false marriage ‘ Ekpenyong, former Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor\\

Showdown in Ekiti as Fayose, Sen. Olujimi’s supporters allegedly clash\\

I have not dumped APC for PDP, says Andy Uba\\

Drama as APDA denies own counsel in court\\

Anti-smuggling: Customs impounds goods worth N531m in 3 weeks\\

Edo Pensioners beg Obaseki over 42 months unpaid benefits\\




THISDAY======

FG, BoI Launch N5bn Funding Support for Artisanal, Small Scale Miners\\\

Wigwe: Banks Cannot Provide for Power Sector Loans Because It’s Systemically Important\\

AGF Explains Why Arewa Youths Were Not Arrested\\

NNPC Boosts Gas Supply to Gencos, Redeploys Top Staff\\

FG Thanks US for Decision to Sell Aircraft to Fight Insurgency\\

African Leaders Blasted for Medical Tourism\\

Osinbajo Commissions Fertilizer Plant, BUA Cement Factory in Edo\\

Katsina Senator, Kanti Bello Dies after Protracted Illness\\

Amnesty Int’l Accuses Nigerian Authorities of Detaining Hundreds Illegally\\

Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Doctor of Letters by University of Edinburgh\\

PUNCH======
Policemen batter lady for tattooing her body
Rivers DPO arrested for ritual killer’s escape from custody
55 NNPC top managers affected in major shake-up
FG decides on ASUU’s demands today as union shuns meeting
Human rights and anti-corruption war
Eight die, FRSC official killed in Delta, Anambra accidents
Re: Charly Boy and the mob of animal farm
Rethinking the proposed law on ‘hate speech’
Police to arraign Evans for kidnapping, murder today
Gunmen kidnap 11 passengers in Rivers
Oil marketers threaten mass sacking over $2bn debt
Arsenal reject £50m Man City’s bid for Sanchez
Senator Uchendu gets certificate of return, attacks Wike
Senator Kanti-Bello dies, Buhari, Saraki mourn
AGF raises ministry’s team to probe ‘sensitive’ cases
Buhari probing AGF, Magu’s face-off, says FG




THE SUN=======
Evans faces murder, armed robbery, kidnap charges today
Quit notice: UN agencies denounce threat
Eid-el-Kabir: Ram sellers lament low patronage
Another building collapses in Lagos
Again, gunmen hijack bus in Rivers
Shake-up in NNPC as Warri, Kaduna, PH refineries get new MD
Kanu’s arrest’ll increase Buhari’s headache –Pan-Igbo group
Total shutdown in varsities imminent
We plotted Jonathan’s fall in Sokoto –Amaechi

DAILY TIMES============
Arewa ultimatum was hate speech – UN
PDP has learnt from its past mistakes, says Jonathan’s Political Adviser
Constructive criticism, tolerant govt and a nation’s gain
Osun 2018: APC chieftain passes vote of confidence on Aregbesola, party leadership
Major shake-up in NNPC, Roland Ewubare now heads NAPIMS
Strike: ASUU shuns meeting with FG




THE NATION=========
ASUU gives govt six new conditions to end strike
Oil marketers cry out over $2b debts
Hurricane Harvey: Nigerians relive experiences
Ladoja: I’m prime target of Olubadan chieftaincy law review
Major shake-up in NNPC
Igbo quit notice: Why we haven’t  arrested Arewa youths, by Fed Govt
Why we are yet to retrieve $15m seized by South Africa from Jonathan’s govt, by AGF
Man City to Offer Sterling + Cash for Sanchez
World Cup Qualifier: Referee assessor arrives, other match officials to arrive Wednesday
‘Future of Sport in Nigeria bleak’
Total, Greenville in talks with NNPC over $500 million gas investment
Buhari’s mandate to shift dependence from oil yields results – Kachikwu

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