Some Newspaper Headlines for Sunday 12th October, 2014.

VANGUARD:
*Onuesoke condemns APC attack on Jonathan, others
* EKITI: SANs drag Fayose, PDP to NHRC
* Controversy as ‘lethal injections kill three -month-old baby’
* Exploitation of Nollywood stars must stop now -Clarion Chukwurah
* Jonathan using extreme measures to destroy Nigeria – Oyegun
* 2015 Presidential Series: The big ideas to transform Nigeria, by Sam
Nda-Isaiah
* 30,000 New Polling Units’ Crisis Ahead of 2015: Jega dares Senate
* Lagbaja, Ego reunite for National Day
* Chibok girls: Why we must not give up – Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys

THISDAY:
* IMF: US Oil Policy Will Not Hurt Nigeria
* Appeal Court Hears Suit against Jonathan’s Sole Candidacy Oct. 20
* Military Intensifies Search for Missing Pilots
* Awka North, Dunukofia, Anaocha Endorse Okonkwo for Senate
* Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Denies Burning of APC by Its Officers
* Ebola: African Ministers Paint Gloomy Picture, Want More Flexibility from IMF
* Fayose’s Inauguration: Police Move to Stop Arms Build-up
* Petrol Tanker Fire Claims 15 Lives in Ibadan
* Six More Killed in Fresh Attack on Plateau Village
* FG Reduces Cost of Importing Food by $2bn
* Kim, W’Bank President, Echoes Emefiele’s Agenda on Poverty
* Ministry, CBN, NPC Others to Conduct Survey on Housing Deficit
* 27 Chinese and Local Hostages Released in Cameroon

PUNCH:
* British court blocks Shell Nigeria oil deal
* Bama people dying of starvation -Borno senator
* Wike, govs can’t compromise us – PDP
* Chibok girls abduction bad for education – Activists
* LP, PDP elect new excos
* Play active role in politics, group tells youths
* AU seeks single African air transport market
* 250m under-aged girls forced into marriage – UNICEF

TRIBUNE:
* Plateau: 6 killed in fresh attack, farmers desert farms
* Filani kicks as South-West PDP gets new exco
* Jonathan congratulates Malala, co-winner of Nobel Peace Prize
* Kirikiri incident not jailbreak -Prison authorities
* Akpabio to aspirants: Go get elected as delegates from your wards
* Ebola panic spreads across United States
* Revealed: Nyako nominated Ngilari’s successor before sack
* Pastor infects many church members with HIV
* PDP, APC trade words over Appeal Court judgment on Osun REC
* CP commends Ajimobi on entrenching peace in Oyo
* 2015: Another presidential aspirant emerges in APC
* Manufacturers to undergo compulsory product certification
* 2 die in separate Abuja accidents

GUARDIAN:
* UN chief calls for peace in Libya during surprise visit
* Baghdad car bombs kill dozens
* Ferguson protest push enters second day
* Syria: Kobane situation remains ‘dangerous’ says US
* Mexico: Iguala mass grave bodies ‘not all of missing students’
* Ukraine crisis: Putin ‘orders Russian troop pullback’
* 5 US drops food, ammunition to embattled Iraqi troops
* Persons Living With HIV/AIDS Want Release Of N140bn Fund
* FG Begins Rehabilitation Of Zik’s Mausoleum
* Jonathan Congratulates Malala, Co-Winner Of Nobel Peace Prize
* Be Wary Of Past Military Presidents, APC Chieftain Warns

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Newspaper Headlines for Saturday 26th October, 2013.

Guardian
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24-Hour Curfew In Yobe As Gunmen Attack Police Station, Military

Danjuma, Others Insist On Nation’s Unity

PHCN: No Going Back On November 1 Handover To New Owners, Says BPE
PDP Is Dead; New PDP Members Will Not Be Buried With It — Nyako

FERMA Begins Implementation Of Fuel Users Charge Soon

Court To Rule On AGF, Insurance Commissioner Monday

Court Rejects APC’s Quest To Stop Kwara Polls

Religious Leaders In Nigeria Are Hypocrites, Claims Don

Only FG Can Guarantee State Loans, Says DMO

NCC May Sanction MTN Over Absence From Town Hall Meeting

Group Flays Oshiomhole Over Plans To Sell Edo House In Lagos

This Day
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Massive Onslaught against Boko Haram in Borno, Yobe

US Moves to Free Citizens Abducted off Nigeria’s Coast

Court Orders Forfeiture of $15m Ibori ‘Bribe’ Money to FG

Niger’s Refinery Now Supplies Fuel to Northern States

Nigerian Ambassador Demands Apology from US Senator Over ‘419’ Comments

Bulletproof Cars: Oduah Denies Jerking Up NCAA’S Budget

FG Will Resolve Crisis with ASUU, Says Wike

BASA with Israel Opens New Route for Nigerian Airlines

Road Tax May Commence Soon, Says FERMA Boss

Jonathan Hails Eaglets

Cholera Death Toll Hits 11

‘Conference Will Strengthen National Unity’

No Nigerian Prison Has Underground Cell

Telecom Infrastructure Safe to Human, Says NCC

Aero Passengers Protest at Enugu Airport

Punch
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Two planes collide at Lagos airport

SFU arrests five bankers over N146.7m fraud

Fraud: EFCC witness testifies against NASS pension committees

Four feared dead in Yoruba/Fulani clash

‘Ogun demolition victims will be compensated’

APC decries members’ detention in Edo

Kwara LG elections hold today, court declares

FG opposes UN over death penalty, same sex marriage

I have not seen Stella since 2011 – Chief Chris Ogiemwonyi, former husband

Tribune
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Work resumes as doctors suspend strike

Stop drinking energy drinks •Doctor warns people with hypertension, diabetes

We’re closely monitoring kidnapped sailors – US

ASUU holds rallies in Ado Ekiti

National dialogue is for the good of Nigerians – Okurounmu

PDP crisis: Senator alleges plans to demolish her building

5 bank workers arrested, manager flees over N146m fraud

Crocodile causes confusion at LG secretariat

I’ve never been a member of Ombaste – Al-Makura

Court okays today’s LG polls in Kwara

Police pension scam: How N14bn was withdrawn – Witness

Italian Navy rescues 700 migrants again

Vanguard
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Cholera Outbreak: How vendor, four others died mysteriously

Pilgrim dies in transit to Israel

Terror: Army kills over 95 insurgents in Borno

N32bn Police Pension Scam: How N14bn vanished without my knowledge,
witness tells court

Delta state government loses bid to reclaim $15m Ibori’s bribe money
‘Skelewu’ saga: Davido, director blast critics

FIFA U-17 World Cup: My Eaglets not technically deficient, Garba replies
critics

Lagos Deputy Gov. blasts Iyanya’s dancers

Aggrieved passengers threaten to sue Aero Contractors

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Newspaper Headlines for Friday 26th April, 2013

Guardian:
• ‘How ethnicity, religion influence appointments of varsities’ officials’
• Gunmen attack police stations, kill six officers
• Delta indigenes besiege N’Assembly over alleged minister’s N58.9tr oil
blocks fraud
• Achebe’s burial slated for May 23 in Ogidi
• JTF destroys 7 kidnappers, pirates camps in Bayelsa
• Baga killings may constitute crimes against humanity, ACN warns
• Boston bombing unique in America’s experience, says expert
• How much are you worth before your Creator?
• Waiting for the new DG of NCAA
• Dreamliner nightmare nearing an end?
• Bring Back the Book… Two years after, Nigerians still await programmes
• Publishers urge stiffer penalties for book piracy

Punch:
• FG, states get NEC’s approval to borrow $9bn
• Northern govs beg Boko Haram to accept amnesty
• Jonathan approves N5.7bn for post-election violence victims
• I have no quarrel with Jonathan – Amaechi
• Punch Editor wins Nigerian Academy of Science award
• ACN advocates criminal court’s probe into Baga massacre
• Budget Office stalls Reps deliberations on amendment
• Lack of trust, obstacle to N’Delta devt – Orubebe
• Akpabio: A’Ibom lawmakers tackle Senator
• Ogoni tackles Rivers over banana plantation, land
• Illegal aliens: Reps advocate fencing of borders
• Arms proliferation threatens 2015 elections – Christian Elders
• Five policemen, 20 gunmen die in Yobe attack
• Customs intercept air gun, pellets at Lagos airport

Vanguard:
• Before God, Before Man
• Pension thief verdict: You’ve a case to answer, NJC tells Thalba
• Human rights abuses in Nigeria worrisome – FG
• ACN blames Baga massacre on FG, calls for ICC’s intervention
• Violence in Kogi community as Fulani herdsmen kill farmer
• Ali dubs Nations Cup victory a fluke
• World Malaria Day: UN calls for more efforts to curb deaths
• PDP crises: Respect INEC report, Govs tell Tukur
• Unemployed youths urge FG to forget amnesty for Boko Haram
• Six policemen, 5 Boko Haram members killed in Yobe, Borno
• GLO FEEDBACK
• Ex-NIMASA boss didn’t benefit from contracts, says witness
• Lagos police smash kidnap syndicate, arrest 6
• Arewa youths reject Govt’s N5.8bn compensation for post-election violence
• Etche disown call for Amaechi’s resignation
• Between the Delta State govt and Shell
• Finance Ministry abandons Customs warehouse for 7 yrs
• Anambra/Kogi crisis: FG, Boundary Commission called to intervene
• Bayelsa govt mobilises against smear campaign
• Punish oil thieves, Northern govs tell FG
• State of Democracy in LGAs: It’s Crisis, chaos in Imo
• 2,500 ACN members defect to PDP in Kwara
• ILO urges action on work-related disease

Nigerian Tribune:
• PDP GOVS APPROVE NWC SACK •Over INEC report
• Again, FG, states to borrow $9bn
• 2015: 56 INEC directors lose positions •Govs, others barred from having
direct contact with staff
• Protesters storm NASS over N58.9 trillion oil deal
• Jonathan approves release of N5.7bn to victims of 2011 post-election
violence
• JAMB registrar escapes assassination
• 5 killed as Fulani herdsmen clash with Egbe youths in Kogi
• Building collapse: 5 students feared dead in Taraba
• Budget office delaying passage of amended 2013 budget -Tambuwal
• Family of slain Rimi’s wife to appeal judgment
• Ekiti Assembly, exco pay tribute to Olayinka
• Borno: Gunmen attack Bama, kills 4 police officers, kidnap DPO
• CDS dispatches team to Baga •It’s crime against humanity – ACN

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Dawning Dawn….

I have heard stories of people being robbed. Heard of people being kidnapped. Heard of sadistic and gory tales of murder/assassination/ritual killing etc. Never for once thought I’d be a victim.

It all happened on Monday 6th November, 2017. I woke up at about 4..03am without an inkling that the day would be a sad one. I was supposed to meet with an NGO team at 7.00am somewhere around Lekki phase 1, Lagos. Being the early bird that I am, I told myself that i should be at Lekki phase 1 latest by 6.30am. After having my bath, I dressed up, said my prayers and headed to my b/stop. I got to my b/stop at 4.56am and waited till 5.06am before I was able to get a vehicle heading towards my destination. It was a red Toyota Previa Space bus. Being someone who goes to the island regularly, i didn’t have any qualms about boarding a private bus/vehicle. This is because at such time of the day, private vehicles usually go to the island at a reduced cost and it isn’t uncommon to see people board such vehicles.

On boarding the vehicle at my b/stop(Abule-Odu), i sat at the back in the middle of two well dressed “gentle men”. I was the only one who boarded the vehicle at my b/stop. On moving forward a little, another passenger got on at Egbeda b/stop. As the vehicle moved forward a little towards Mokola, I got the first slap/punch(couldn’t identify which it was). As I was about to say “oga, easy o…”(cuz I thought it was a mistake), the second slap/punch landed on my cheek. That was when it dawned on me that I don enter “one chance”. Next thing I heard was “face down & close your eyes”.

They beat me and searched my pockets and bag for phones, cash and all valuables they could find. At a point, I noticed that the vehicle stopped and one of them got off after they had taken my ATM cards forcefully from my wallet. Apparently, they dropped him off at a bank ATM because they now asked for my card pin. I forgot to mention that they had guns and knives on them. So, there was no need struggling with them or lying about my ATM card pin.

While all the beating and ransacking was going on, they were driving around. Eventually, the vehicle came to a halt and they warned that they are about dropping us(myself and the guy that boarded at Egbeda) and that if we make any sound, they would shoot us. Wetin concern me with make any sound, my thoughts was just to get off the vehicle and get home safe and sound. After some minutes, the door was opened and we were roughly pushed out. On gathering my senses, I realised we were dropped off at Gowon estate very close to Gemade estate gate. This was at exactly 5.54am. I had to beg an okada rider to take me home from there.

During the time the operation lasted, I was able to know through my instinct that they were policemen(they weren’t my age range). And the youngest person amongst them couldn’t have been less than 40 years of age. I pointed this out to the policemen at Idimu Police post when I went to lodge a complaint. Of course, the policemen at the station were angry with me that I could insinuate such a thing. In fact, they threatened to detain me for saying such. Oh! Did I also mention that the IPO at the station told me to bring money so they could “investigate” the case and send “signal” to the state Police command(whatever that means). I told them that such a demand coming from them is insensitive, that I walked from my house to their station to lodged a complain because I had no dime on me to take a cab/bus.

My initial fear was that they may be kidnappers or ritualists and the sad thoughts that I may never see my family & loved ones again crossed my mind. Thanks to God that it was just a robbery incident. And I am glad it didn’t go beyond me being robbed.

To those that visited, called & texted, thanks for your support, kindness and words of encouragement. May God in His infinite mercy protect, guide and bless us all.

©OPEBLAQ November, 2017

Some Newspaper Headlines for Tuesday 4th October, 2016.

​GUARDIAN

* Buhari took over Aso Villa like a combatant, says Gowon

* Nigeria, India consider visa waiver, exchange of prisoners

* Scientists close to HIV cure as treated patient shows ‘remarkable’ progress

* UNESCO hinges economic growth on women education

* Police arrest two, declare six wanted in CBN governor’s wife kidnapping

* Jega urges Buhari to fulfil campaign promises, re-examine policies

* CEPEJ urges president, others to forfeit six-month salaries over recession

* Activist urges government to pardon detained agitators
PUNCH

* FG moves to reopen N100bn fraud case against Odili

* PDP heads for tribunal to challenge Obaseki’s victory

* Ajimobi’s statement to cut schools’ subvention reckless – ASUU

* Obi of Onitsha backs calls for restructuring

* Military raises task force to tackle armed herdsmen

* Independence: A’Ibom gov scores Nigerian leaders low

* NAF destroys illegal refineries in Rivers

* British scientists discover possible HIV cure
THISDAY

* Dangote: I’m Not Interested in Buying NLNG, Other National Assets

* Emefiele: CBN Prioritising Price Stability to Attract Investors, Boost Growth

* Again, Power Outage Paralyses Activities at MMIA

* Chike-Obi Suggests Special Fund to Boost Capital Market Liquidity

* NNPC: Nigeria Needs to Produce 15bn scf/d of Gas to Industrialise Economy by 2020

* Nigeria Improves in Governance Index, Ranked 36th in Africa

* Rivers to Create 10, 000 Jobs Through Agriculture

* Kannywood Actress Rahma Sadua Banned After On-screen Hug
THE SUN

* Nigeria not serious with diversification –W’Bank

* Don’t sell NLNG, NNPC -Ezekwesili warns FG

* Obi of Onitsha berates South-East govs, Ohanaeze over stagnation of zone

* Edo: Ize-Iyamu contested against INEC, not APC –Fayose

* Intervention funds, investment hold ace to non-oil sector financing

* Boko-Haram: Soldiers desert posts in North-East

* Ex-first lady, EFCC split militants

* Shocking: $17 billion in undeclared oil, gas missing

Some Newspaper Headlines for Thursday 29th September, 2016.

​GUARDIAN

* Massive turnout of voters as Edo elects new governor

* Atiku backs Tinubu over alleged Odigie-Oyegun’s misdeeds

* Ballot box snatching, gunshots rock election

* ‘100 public institutions breach freedom of information law’

* ‘Nigeria loses $200b to non-passage of PIB’ – NEITI

* Senate decries abuse of joint state, council account

* Herdsmen abduct Catholic priest, demand N2.5 million ransom

* INEC denies allegation of ballot box snatching, gunshots
PUNCH

* Tight security as INEC awaits results from LGAs

* Jibrin heads for court over 180-day suspension

* FEC, not govs will decide on sale of assets –FG

* Ownership crisis: ASUU directs LAUTECH lecturers to leave campus

* Ex-militants set Imo hospital, seven vehicles, others ablaze

* Reps propose 10-year imprisonment for baby factory owners

* Embrace local content to beat recession –Are

* I saw ballot papers in police van – Soldier
THISDAY

* FG Says No Decision Yet on Sale of National Assets

* OPEC Reaches Deal to Cut Oil Output, Prices Rally

* Lai Mohammed Slams Economist Magazine over ‘Change Begins with Me’ Campaign

* House Suspends Abdulmumin, Bars Him from Position of Responsibility

* MSF Warns against Humanitarian Condition of North-east

* Nigeria’s Electricity Market Returns Exceed Its Challenges, Fashola Insists

* Crackdown on Journalists, Assault on Protests Shrinking Civic Space, Says AI

* Frequency of Domestic Violence in Nigeria Alarming, Medical Women, Others Lament
THE NATION

* Edo election: Collation of results begins today, says REC

* We’re already walking out of recession, says finance minister

* Justice minister stalls Saraki, Ekweremadu’s forgery trial

* Ballot box, card reader snatched in Edo North

* Witness: I didn’t confirm source of Jonathan’s aide’s funds

* Stakeholders hail Lagos Assembly for bill on cancer institute

* FG plans intervention fund for mining

* Budget padding: Jibrin suspended for 180 legislative days

Some Newspaper Headlines for Wednesday 28th September, 2016.

​PUNCH

* Expect more criminals during recession, Obiano tells judges

* Kaduna tremor: Senate warns against possible earthquake in Nigeria

* APC, PDP in war of words as Edo elects governor today

* Obasanjo backs sale of national assets

* EFCC re-arraigns Orji Kalu, others for alleged N3.2bn theft

* Again, Sultan sings discordant tunes on killings by herdsmen

* Ownership crisis: Hoodlums attack Osun indigenes at LAUTECH

* Recession: No C’River worker will lose job, says Ayade
THISDAY

* Edo Decides: All Set as Security Agencies Deploy 26,900 Personnel

* Senate Starts Probe of Enelamah, MTN’s Alleged Illicit Repatriation of $14bn

* Confusion as Naira Slumps to N452/$ on Parallel Market

* Obasanjo: FG Needs to Spend Less, Earn More, Borrow Way out of Recession

* Lamido: APC Has Embarrassed Nigeria by Failure in Leadership Calls on governors to emulate Wike

* Fashola: FG Working to Address Forex Challenges of Electricity Operators

* Report: More Nigerians Will Die of Cancer, Stroke than Malaria, HIV by 2023

* Use of Military Force Will not End Boko Haram, N’Delta Militancy, Onaiyekan, Sultan Tell FG
THE SUN

* Buhari in secret talks with Dogara, Tambuwal

* 2019 polls: 20 states have no RECS –Ekweremadu

* CJN, other judicial officers’ remuneration, hit N33bn yearly

* Edo: Many foreigners have obtained PVCs for election –Immigration

* Bill for state police passes Second Reading

* Nigeria imports $18m tooth picks yearly –Minister

* Buhari, African leaders seek inclusion of informal sector in pension scheme

* Senate to FG: Don’t sell national assets
VANGUARD

* Religious leaders urge Buhari to dialogue with N-Delta militants, others

* Fashola dispels fears over possible nation-wide power shut-down

* Senate asks Buhari to dialogue with militants, rejects sale of national assets

* I told governors, ‘please let us save for the rainy days’ they said no!. – OBASANJO

* 2016 WAEC Result: Best Student Gets Scholarship up to Ph.D

* India Business Community Injects $15bn Into Nigerian Economy

* PATIENCE JONATHAN’S $15.5m: Ex-aide wants court to reverse companys’ guilty plea

* Tight Security As Edo Election Hold Today

Some Newspaper Headlines for Monday 26th September, 2016.

GUARDIAN

* Nigeria loses N6.33tr to naira devaluation

* Why there will be no dialogue with Shekau on Chibok girls, by military

* Buhari will take Nigeria to promised land, says Osinbajo

* UI is 600th in ranking of best 1, 000 global varsities

* Stop ‘media trial’ of Patience Jonathan, rights lawyers tell EFCC

* Senate panel canvasses soft loans, tax cuts for airline operators
PUNCH

* Assets sale: PENGASSAN, TUC threaten to shut down Nigeria

* Patience Jonathan is not above the law, says APC

* SERAP sues FG over Patience Jonathan’s $15m

* Avoid roadside food to reduce risk of cholera

* I can’t predict when recession’ll end –Finance minister

* FG, states meet on revenue generation
THISDAY

* MEND, Clark Condemn Bombing of Shell’s Bonny Pipeline

* Army: Insane Shekau Must Release Chibok Girls Unconditionally

* Adeosun: Spending on Capital Projects, Our Strategy to Get Out of Recession

* Recession: Govt will Take You and Cross the Red Sea, Says Osinbajo

* BBOG Set to Mark 900th Days of Chibok Girls Captivity

* Ambode Receives Best Performing Nigerian Governor Award in New York
THE SUN

* NPFL title: Imama leads Rangers to promise land

* Niger Delta crisis: FG negotiating Nigeria’s sovereignty –Soyinka

* Army to deploy 1,900 personnel, 6 drones, 6 gunboats to Benin

* Anxiety mounts as FRSC deadline on speed limiters draws near

* CEO interview: Obsolete laws behind Nigeria’s poor rating on Ease of Doing Business –Dogara, Speaker, House of Reps

* ENERGY: Untold story of how weak regulatory enforcement created breeding ground for substandard fuel
VANGUARD

* Sale of national assets: Prepare for mass revolt, united Labour tells FG

* NNPC remits $49m to Federation Account after 14 months

* Renewed hostilities: N-Deltans say no to Avengers

* FG urges US to lift ban on Nigeria’s crude

* Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu demands John Odigie-Oyegun resignation

* ASUP Flays Move To Reduce Lecturers’ Retirement Age

Some Newspaper Headlines for Thursday 22nd September, 2016.

​VANGUARD

*Boko Haram: 13,000 churches destroyed, 1,5000 schools shut, 611 teachers killed —Report

*Recession: Rejig your cabinet, Senators tell Buhari

*Labour rejects calls for sale of NNPC, NLNG, others

*I was destined to kill Father Adeyi, kidnapper tells journalists

*Army/Shiite clash: NHRC indicts El-Zakzaky, others

*SIT-AT-HOME: Police warn group, as IPOB says no going back on protest

*Scrapping of Grade II killed education in Nigeria- Akeusola
THISDAY

*Senate Calls FG’s Economic Managers Incompetent, Seeks Cabinet Reshuffle

*Army: Over 2m Captives Freed from Boko Haram

*Finance Minister, Adeosun Lied on Airport Remodelling, Says PDP

*Buhari: Nigeria to Join Most Attractive Investment Destinations in the World

*Fear Grips Delta Civil Servants as Okowa Orders Verification Exercise

*Nigeria Will Not Slip Back to Lazy Overreliance on Oil

*N’Delta Militants Vow to Bomb NNPC HQ If Patience Jonathan is Arrested
GUARDIAN

*Senate debates ways to curb economic recession

*Niger Delta crisis to end soon, says President Buhari

*Reps in rowdy session over move to suspend Jibrin

Troops recapture border town, *Boko Haram claims killing 40 soldiers

*Agatu people drag Federal Government to ECOWAS Court

*Gas flaring kills 13 in Delta communities

*Federal Government plans uninterrupted power for 40 universities

*Why businesses fail in Nigeria, by ICAN boss 

*Military to deploy drones for Edo election
PUNCH

*Torture is SARS only form of interrogation, alleges AI

*Kogi: We’re ready to support Bello, says Wada

*Anglican bishops flee Anambra over IPOB’s threat

*N7bn contract scam rocks Benue, two cashiers arrested

*Nigeria needs progressive economic policies – Sanusi

*PDP may adopt new zoning formula to resolve crisis

*Ekweremadu, Ezekwesili reject call for national assets’ sale

*‘Buy anti-tank weapons for riot policemen

Some Newspaper Headlines for Wednesday 21st September, 2016.

​THIS DAY

*Recession: Senate Tables 14-Point Roadmap to Turn Around Economy

*Police Apologise to INEC, Nigerians over Shift in Edo Poll

*Finally, APC Senators Unite, Hold First Full Caucus Meeting

*Zonal Intervention Fund: House Considers Re-Visiting Sharing Formula

*Police Arrest 12 IPOB Members in Enugu

*Peace in the Horizon for PDP as Makarfi, Sheriff Reconcile

*Governors Confer with Osinbajo over N250bn Shortfall in States’ Allocations

*Jubilation in Kogi as Supreme Court Affirms Bello’s Election
GUARDIAN

*APC members’ lobby for loyalists delays police recruitment

*Shiites condemns government’s reasons for leader’s continued detention

*Civil society groups urge government to set aside 15% allocation for health

*NEMA cautions coastal states against excess water from Camerounian dam

*‘More Nigerians risk heart diseases over recession’

*PDP, SDP bicker over non-performance, contract inflation in Delta

*‘Depending solely on government to fund sports is ‘killing’ Nigerian athletes
PUNCH

*Nigeria’s debt rises by N4.17tn in one year

*Banks creating fertile ground for corruption, says Magu

*Fresh earth tremor hits Kaduna community, residents flee

*Police arrest Turai Yar’Adua’s housekeeper for missing N91m goods

*Female IDPs turn to prostitution to survive –CSOs

*Don’t throw Rivers into crisis, PDP warns INEC

*30 parties to participate in Ondo election — INEC

*I’ll produce 100 millionaires in four years – Obaseki
VANGUARD

*How Nigerian government duped me, rendered me homeless—Journalist Salkida

*Dialogue with N/D elders yielding results as oil output hits 1.7 bpd

*Recession: We can’t cut interest rate, CBN tells Adeosun

*Defendant excretes in courtroom

*Refrain from acts of sabotage or be dealt with, Army warns militants, IPOB

*Economic recovery key to checking human trafficking —Buhari

*N5.5m transferred to artisan’s bank account lands him in police trouble