#HeadlineNewsNigeria 21/8/2014

21 Aug

Daily Times


Liberian Police Open Fire On Ebola Protesters

Strike: FG Suspends Intake Of New Doctors

Members Of North East CAN Pay Condolence Visit To NCPC Boss

FG Recorded 3,805 Cases of Leprosy Annually Says TLM

Ebola: Edo Inaugurates Rapid Response Committee

Border Closure: Shettima Directs Food, Drugs To Border Town


Distribution Of PVC Is A Continuous Exercise, Says Kwara INEC

APC Appoints Buhari, Atiku, Tinubu As BOT Members

I Am Still inTheRace- Marwa

Insecurity In The Country Will Not Affect 2015 Election- Prince Bodi

2015: INEC Creates More 30,027 Polling Units

APC Warns DSS Against Arresting Borno Chairman


Canada 2014: Falconets in Final, Sink Korea DPR 6-2

Maintain Winning Attitude Commissioner Tells Tornadoes


FG Extends Payment Deadline For Kaduna Disco, Afam Power Preferred Bidders

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The Eagle Online

Ebola: FG, Lagos bicker over new cases

Fake soldier granted interview to BBC – DHQ

Delta LG poll: Uduaghan provided level playing field for PDP primaries – Macaulay

16,500 resident doctors not sacked – FG

Mbu, 18 others promoted AIG

NMA set to end strike as Mark, Uduaghan, others intervene

DJ Jimmy Jatt’s album tops iTunes Music Chat

Canada 2014: Falconets sink Korea DPR, land in final

NFF polls: Electoral Committee spites Maigari, insists on August 26

Manu considered as Eagles’ caretaker coach

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The Guardian

•Top Stories

Jonathan receives Confab report Thursday

‘How Ameyo Adadevoh saved country from Ebola epidemic’

Doctors may end strike, convene stakeholders’ meeting

Jega faults deployment of hooded operatives for elections

El-Zakzaky, DSS bicker over alleged planned attack on military, police

Joseph Mbu, 18 other CPs now AIGs

Ebola: UCTH takes delivery of protective equipment

Police arrest eight over alleged stealing of 1,301 PVCs in Delta

WAEC introduces ‘walk-in-registration’ for private candidates

Onyebuchi alleges Chime operates poultry, piggery farms at Govt House

•National News

Delegates scramble, as NIMC opens 50 centres

New Telegraph names Osagie new MD

Two feared killed by political thugs in Gombe

Taraba lawmakers query appropriation of N10b roads fund

Group calls for prosecution of resident doctors

Fake soldier granted interview to BBC, says DHQ

Ebola: FRSC distributes protective kits to operatives

Ondo police arraign 36 suspects in court

Privatisation: FG extends deadline payment for Kaduna Disco, Afam power plants

•Business News

NEPAD prescribes $368 billion projects for Nigeria, others

Safeguard Nigerian ports against Ebola spread, says U.S. envoy

Govts, firms raise N53.48b from bond market in seven months

CBN clears air on ‘remote-on-us’ policy

‘Empowerment of women imperative for MDGs’ achievement’

Exchange steps up investors’ protection mechanism to sustain market integrity

NSE’s market capitalisation depreciates by N8b

Sterling Bank bags CBNs agric scheme award

Access Bank, Visa partner online firm on e-procurement services

Yobe legislators okay N4.15b virement to complete projects

•World News

As Gaza war rages, Hamas accuses Israel of trying to kill its military chief

Patient tested in California for possible Ebola exposure

Pope Francis may soon retire

Liberia imposes curfew as Ebola crisis grows

Vietnam, Myanmar test three patients for Ebola

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The Nation Newspaper

Today in the #News

• Ebola: Five new cases in Lagos as doctor gets kudos
• UK to send warplanes to find Chibok girls
• Jega condemns deployment of hooded security men for election
• Military probes troops ‘revolt’
• Airline crew won’t travel to Nigeria, others
• Mbu, 18 others now AIGs
• Four feared dead as MASSOB commanders battle Uwazuruike
• Why I can’t return to Nigeria, by fleeing soldier
• APC: ban on rallies affront to democracy
• Rights abuse: Alaafin’s sons sue police for N10.5m
• We won’t accept ban on hijab, says JNI
• Lebanese kidnapped by gunmen in Ibadan

…and in #Sports

• How we put off Glass House fire
• Police investigate NFF fire
• Keshi: Moses not fit
• AFCON, U-17 trophies rescued from burnt NFF building

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•Featured Stories

Adadevoh made the supreme sacrifice —Colleagues, relatives

Chibok girls: Britain to send three Tornado planes

NMA promises to call off strike

Five new suspected Ebola cases in Lagos –LASG

Buhari, Atiku, Tinubu, 71 others make APC BoT

•Latest News

MH370: Couple charged for stealing from missing passengers

Liberian police open fire on Ebola protesters

⁠Thailand junta leader named PM

⁠US military tried but failed to free Foley

⁠European peacekeepers in CAR gun battle

⁠NFF faction claims sabotage in Glass House fire

⁠2015: We won’t allow hooded security operatives, says Jega

⁠UN begins huge aid drop in Iraq

⁠Pro-Russian separatists shoot down Ukranian jet

⁠Ribadu: PDP NWC meeting fails to discuss waiver


Ighodaro wins LMC’s first Wonder Goal

Etafia not bothered by Eagles’ snub

Police begin probe, Maigari plays down fire incident

Umeh begs FIFA for NFF Aug 26 elections

No Liverpool bid for Balotelli –Milan

•Business & Economy

FG to cancel fixed electricity charge – BPE

18 companies pay N33.9m for late account submission

Govt pledges to protect local airline operators

FG approves N31.2bn power contract

Banks may reject third-party ATM cards if… – CBN


Ribadu and his new friends

Etiebet faults Akpabio on zoning

Fayemi, Fayose disagree over Ekiti debt profile

Omisore’s political career over – Makinde

Nigerian who may become first black British PM


Computer can strain your eyes, use glasses

Free association crucial for mental health

•Metro Plus

Fire guts football federation’s headquarters

Police nab four for snatching permanent voter cards

Man, 24, found dead in Benin

We sold ex-CAN president’s jeep for N600,000 ─ Suspect

Hoodlums kill five, damage vehicles in Lagos

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Lagos Records Five New Suspected Ebola Cases from Sawyer Contacts

Chukwu: FG Did Not Sack Doctors

87% of Debtors Blacklisted by CBN Unable to Pay Loans Two Years After

Ebola: Nurses Celebrate Fallen Colleagues

Laughter is Good For The Soul…Ebola Survivor Causes Commotion in Church

Sambo: Conference Report will Be Used to Address Nigeria’s Problems

FG Gives Marching Orders to Contractors on Skills Acquisition Centres

New Telegraph Restructures Management

Shettima Orders Food and Drugs to Border Towns

Deputy Governor: Chime Also Owns a Poultry in Govt House

Adamawa Probe Panel to Investigate Nyako Commences Sitting

Mbu, Manko, 17 Others Promoted AIG

Fashola Swears in Atilade as Lagos Chief Judge

Jonathan Swears in New Head of Service, Commissioner Representing Abia, Imo

15,000 Civil Defence Personnel Trained on Counter-terrorism

Boko Haram: Shettima, Ndume Visit Displaced Victims in Adamawa, Gombe

Obasanjo, Annan to Meet Ghanaian President on Drug Challenges

WAEC Eliminates Registration Deadline for Nov/Dec Exam

FG Suspends Further Negotiations with NMA On Doctor’s Strike

Closure of Cameroonian border: Shettima Orders Food, Drugs to Border Town

FEC Approves N31.2bn For Electricity Contract

Ebola: FEC Praises Late Adadevoh’s Courage, Patriotism

UN: 2,240 Ebola Cases in West Africa

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FG didn’t sack doctors —Health Minister

Ebola: Sellers eat bush meat publicly in Ibadan

Four killed, 9 arrested as hoodlums clash in Lagos

CONFAB: Deliberations’ll be utilised to settle Nigeria’s problems

Impeachment: Chime operated poultry as I did, says Enugu dep gov

God’s on my side —Olejeme

Edo sets up Ebola c’ttee

Police, Agip, Bayelsa community leaders meet over Obama Flow Station

AZIZA: Urhobo group suspends protest over zoning of DELSU’s VC

Fayose, Fayemi disagree over Ekiti’s debt profile

Ribadu’s fate uncertain as PDP NWC fails to consider waiver

APC accuses Mimiko of non-performance

2015: We won’t allow masked security men —Jega

‘Omisore’s stolen mandate’ll be retrieved’

Govs should sell their private jets to create jobs —Sen Adeyemi

Security operatives on receiving end in fight against insurgency — Sen Ndume

Chibok girls: Na’Abba urges Nigerians to be patient with FG

NMA resists pressures from Mark, Uduaghan, Okupe to call off strike

Ohakim warns against dirty politics in PDP

Hoodlums storm 4 INEC registration units in Delta

2015: Suswam backs Ortom’s guber ambition

Delta NLC hails Uduaghan over devt in education sector

SAP earmarks $500m to upgrade local African talents, drive innovation

Ebola: Bayelsa takes delivery of protective gear

1.3m voters’ cards stolen in Delta, 8 arrested

APC lauds INEC over successful distribution of PVCs

I ‘ll run an all-inclusive govt— Omo-Agege

Ebola, others: Fashola signs N11bn adjusted budget into law

Falconets down Korea DPR, soar into final

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