#NewsAroundNigeria 17/9/2014

17 Sep

Daily Times


Edo Immortalises Ogbemudia

Wife Assists Hubby To defile 16 Year Old Maid

2015 Presidency: No Vacancy In Aso Rock Says Gov. Aliyu

Schools To Resume Oct. 10 in Niger state

August Revenues Fall by 4.6%– FG

Collapsed Synagogue Building Had No Approval- Commissioner


Those Canvassing For Automatic Ticket Are Scared Of Contest – Atiku

Muazu Is Plotting Against Jonathan- Northern Youth

I Joined PDP To End Boko Haram- Sheriff

I’ll Clinch APC Gov Party’s Ticket- Hamzat


We’ll Continue Strike: Oil Workers

Textile Industry Requires At Least One Trillion Naira To Bounce Back- Union

Delta Set To Revolutionise Economy Through Agriculture

Ogoniland: FG To Execute Clean-up Framework

Niger State Government Move to Revive Moribund Industries


State Head of Service Organizes Free Medical Service for Ebonyi Civil Servants

Osun Holds Two-Day Sensitisation Workshop on EVD Prevention

Kano Establishes Cancer Screening Centres

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The Guardian

•Top Stories

FEC okays N147.4b road projects

Reps move to avert impending petroleum crisis

Borno govt urges Sheriff to face court, probe

Senate urges Jonathan to declare total war on B’ Haram

‘Seized aircraft loaded with $9.3m was on legitimate business’

Zuma claims 67 S’Africans died in Synagogue building collapse

NAFDAC alerts public on expired hand sanitisers, others

TUC faults death sentence for 12 soldiers

Nigerians should be free to choose leaders, says Atiku

Govt plans roadmap for Ogoniland development

•National News

U.S. consulate, Okei-Odumakin alert on electoral security ahead 2015

Teachers in Edo tertiary schools begin strike

Railways transformation, Jonathan’s priority, says Tukur

PDP holds presidential primary election December 6

Ebola: Ebonyi trains 5,000 teachers ahead of schools’ resumption

Blast rocks Kano school

Why kerosene is scarce, by depot owners

Troops recover 3 vehicles, 1 APC from insurgents – Laleye

Niger schools to resume on October 10

Inactive telecoms lines now 39.2m, says NCC

•Business News

Nigeria, 24 others account for 78% of global GDP

Govt to triple gas output for power, industrialisation

QNB’s stake in Ecobank to boost North African prospects

NPA gets electronic ship entry platform, woos prospective investors

SEC approves merger of three firms

Equities sustain unsteady profile as NSE-ASI returns to green zone

NBET appoints Stanbic IBTC to handle settlements

Customs seizes N73.45m cigarettes, 25 smuggled vehicles in Sokoto

Depot owners blame product diversion for kerosene scarcity

Minister affirms power generation potential of dams

•Sport News

No pressure on Eaglets despite first leg loss, says Amuneke

Bayelsa’s Egharevba destroys Nembe City

Nigerian football at crossroads, says Adepoju

23-year-old Nigerian wins 2014 MTN World Golfers Championship

South African rugby legends begin grassroots development programme in Lagos

Arsene Wenger still hopeful

FA chief backs video replays for referees

No regrets over my actions in office, says Ekeji

Dynamo star, Valbuena, undergoes appendectomy

Reps still waiting for reports on NFF fire

•World News

Ebola could wreck W Africa economies, warns World Bank

Deadly gunbattles in east Ukraine despite autonomy offer

Scots’ support for independence drops as referendum holds

16 killed in Mali artisanal gold mine collapse

Report uncovers 13 fresh cases of polio in Pakistan

Israel warns EU against ‘bad deal’ on Iran

Russian billionaire’s arrest sparks fears of ‘second Yukos’

Frenchwoman offsets taxes with 30 kilos of small change

‘Ukraine amnesty, regional laws helpful to peace effort’

Taiwan shows might in biggest naval exercise

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Leadership Newspapers

Many Students Killed In FCE Kano Bomb Blast

APC Presidential Candidate Will Emerge Through Primaries – Atiku

I’ll Expose Bad, Corrupt Governors – Edwin Clark … Accuses Kwankwaso, Saraki, Lamido, Okorocha, Others Of Corruption

Ebola: NAFDAC Impounds Expired Hand Sanitisers In Lagos

Gunmen Kill 46 In Kaduna Village

NIMC To Enroll Nigerians Living With Disabilities Using Special Machines

NUT Suit: Court Declares SSS Owned School A Public Institution, Reinstatement Sacked Workers

Kwara Speaker Urges NECO To Make Exams ICT – Based

Senate Refers Appointments Of Justice Nweze, Others To Committees

FG Invests N27bn To Boost Education

Presidency May Be Linked To Seized $9.3m

Anti-party Activities: PDP NEC May Suspend Tambuwal Tomorrow

Boko Haram’s Commanders Killed As Dead Bodies Litter Michika, Bazza Towns

Synagogue Guest House Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 62

NNPC Strike: 4 Refineries, 23 Oil Depots Shut

Ebola: If We Are Determined, We Can Rise To Any Challenge – Mark

Fashola`s Wife Urges More Women To Show Interest In Politics

Immigration Nabs Suspected Human Traffic Kingpin In Enugu, Repatriates 98

Jonathan Appoints Capt Usman As NCAA DG …. Appoints Nweze As Justice Of Supreme Court

Tambuwal Gives PIB Panel 21-day Ultimatum To Submit Report

$9.3m Seizure: NCAA To Sanction Crew Of Alleged Jet

I Didn’t Take Rash Decisions While In Office – Ekeji

NFF Settles For Warri For Congress

Danagogo Tasks HFN On Talents Development

Women Group, Nollywood Artistes Organise Street Awareness Over Ebola

‘Shade Of Hope’ Showers Love On Less Privileged

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[UPDATE] 15 dead, 34 injured in Kano bomb attack

•Latest News

Rwandan senate president resigns over allegation of incompetence

Reps summon Deizani, others over looming fuel crisis

340 Ebola cases under surveillance in Rivers -Commissioner

Senate urges schools to take precautionary measures over Ebola

Fulani gunmen kill soldier, 32 villagers in Kaduna

Police arrest man for selling wife for N.8m

PDP fixes dates for presidential, gov primaries
Ebola: World Bank excludes Nigeria from $105m grant

Atiku writes Catholic Bishops, calls for prayers

Residents lament police extortion in Calabar

•Featured Stories

Teachers won’t resume without gadgets –NUT

Synagogue: Woman walks out from rubble after four days

Military fires GOC attacked by convicted soldiers

67 S’Africans died in Synagogue building collapse –Zuma

A thousand Mbus can’t tame me, says Amaechi


NSC, NFF yet to decide on Keshi

NFF crisis not Eagles problem – Lawal

Musa eyes Roma victory

Obasi backs Schalke to beat Chelsea


Joining PDP is a sacrifice for my people – Sheriff

Atiku kicks against automatic ticket for Buhari

Wike behind Jonathan, Amaechi feud –PDP chief

Titanic battle for APC’s presidential ticket

•Business & Economy

Reps committees get 21 days to produce PIB, others

Fuel scarcity looms as workers ground NNPC facilities

Zambian minister accuses Dangote Cement of bribery

FG records N28.67bn drop in revenue


Don’t kill our soldiers, Melaye, Seun Kuti urge FG


AMCON to release Enterprise’s bid price after payment

CBN intervenes to halt naira fall

•Metro Plus

Robbers use sex worker to trick victims

EFCC accuses two of duping investor of $7.9m

Motorcyclists dump dead colleague at policeman’s house


Fake thermometres worsen Ebola fever

2,000 pregnant moms enjoy SURE-P grant


If you’re always tired, check your foods

•Capital Market

BlackRock calls for US stock market reforms

NSE index falls by 0.30%

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Man Paraded for Selling Wife to Ritualists

Scores Feared Killed as Explosions, Sporadic Gunshots Rock Kano

Military Kills 100 Boko Haram Insurgents in Konduga

Gunmen Kill 43 in Kaduna

300 South Africans Visited Synagogue When Building Collapsed, Says Pretoria

$9.3m Traced to Intelligence Agency as Nigeria, S’Africa Open Talks on Seized Cash

Mutiny: Soldiers Sentenced to Death to Appeal Ruling

Total Resumes $2.5bn Usan Deepwater Oil Block Sale

Ebola Survivor Ada Igonoh Recounts How She Beat the Virus

Ebola: Jonathan Pleads with Teachers to Shelve Strike over Schools’ Resumption Date

Senate Asks FG to Declare Total War against Boko Haram

Zuma: 67 South Africans Died in Synagogue Building Collapse

House Alters Rules, Will Now Seat on Mondays, Fridays

Zamfara Extends Schools’ Resumption to October 13

House Mulls More Relief Materials for Boko Haram Victims

‘College of Medicine Not UCH Charges N10,000 for Ebola Test’

Michika Residents Lament Slaughtering, Raping of Loved Ones by Boko Haram

Businessmen, Investors Seek End to Insurgency in Nigeria

I Joined PDP to Resolve Borno Problem, Says Sheriff

Nobody’s Now Afraid to be Corrupt, Laments Amaechi

Arms Deal: We’re Not Liable, Says Green Coast

Crisis Looms as NNPC, DPR Workers Begin Strike over Pension Issues

House Alters Rules, Will Now Seat on Mondays

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NIMC to enrol Nigerians living with disabilities using special machines

Husband, wife docked for rape of 16-year-old housekeeper

Depot owners identify products diversion as reason for kerosene scarcity

Breaking news: Bomb blast, sporadic gunshots rock Kano College

Senate refers appointments of Justice Nweze, others to C’ttees

Man arraigned over defilement of neighbour’s daughter

Uzor Kalu blasts Theodore Orji over financial misappropriation

I’ll kick against elections postponement, Atiku warns FG, INEC

Declaration for 2015: Jonathan will not disappoint you, says Anyim

France detains six people suspected of recruiting jihadists

Syria air strikes kill dozens in rebel town: monitor

80 missing in Central Africa riverboat sinking

Jihadists face growing pressure as US mulls strategy

Two civilians killed in fighting in Ukraine’s Donetsk

Clashes in Bangladesh after top Islamist spared death sentence

Jonathan says NUT’s threat unnecessary, uncalled for

TB Joshua under pressure over fatal church collapse

EU says Ukraine amnesty, regional laws help peace effort

Boko Haram: FG to probe alleged military abuse – Adefuye

How foreign investor lost $7.99m through oil scam

Synagogue: Death toll hits 63

‘99% of today’s graduates are not employable’

EBOLA: Private school proprietors back Sept 22 resumption date

FG defends $9.3m cash seized in S-Africa, releases data on transaction

UNEP Report: The time for decisive action’s now — FG

How I abandoned my husband, 3 children and ended up a robber — Suspect

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