Nigeria: Today’s Newspaper Headlines [24 August, 2017]

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Here are some selected headlines in today’s newspaper August 24, 2017.

PUNCH

$1.1bn Malabu oil deal: 48 days after, Jonathan ignores Reps’ invitation

FG inaugurates N61bn local content intervention fund today

You’re sick and tired, go home and rest, Fayose tells Buhari

Southern leaders to Buhari: Your claim that Nigeria’s unity is settled not tenable

Ojukwu’s son disowns IPOB, MASSOB, backs Buhari

ASUU justifies strike, accuses Ngige of blackmail

Afe Babalola rejects 120 cut-off mark for varsity admission

FIRS shuts MRS Oil over N497m tax debt

N473bn Zungeru hydropower plant at 47% completion – CNEEC

W’Bank, Oyo partner to construct 70 rural roads

Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes

Olubadan can’t stop govt from enthroning 32 kings –Commissioner

Oba of Benin emerges TROMPCOM chairman

Workers boo Oshiomhole for attacking restructuring campaigners

Man tricks girlfriend into prostitution in UAE

River police use tear gas on anti-ritual killing protesters

Inspector kills police superintendent over money, commits suicide

The Nation

Buhari has final say on SGF, NIA boss probe, says Osinbajo

AGF accuses Magu, EFCC leadership of frustrating Nigeria’s return to Egmont Group

Mudslide: Nigeria donates $2m cash, relief materials to Sierra Leone

Four police officers detained for extortion

FG releases unity schools’ admission list

Nigerian couple battles UK govt over son’s ‘forceful adoption’

$20m ‘bribe’: EFCC probes 20 ex-NPA officials

Oshiomhole’s attack on agitators sparks anger

Fayose: I won’t commit suicide over Buhari’s return

Kashamu rejects Ogun PDP caretaker committee

Nobody died of strange disease in LUTH – CMD

Two killed in renewed Ugborodo leadership crisis

Kogi Assembly constitutes committee to investigate attack

RRS arrest six hoodlums for ‘illegal’ ticketing

Improved welfare packages motivate us- D’Tigress

Vanguard

We Now Monitor Social Media For Anti-Govt, Anti-Military Information – Defence Spokesman

Stakeholders, Not JAMB Fixed Admission Cut-Off Marks – Oloyede

Sultan announces Sept 1 as Sallah day

$20m Eastern Ports Scam: FG Silent On Indicted 4 Ex-NPA Top Shots, Cyprian Firm

TETFund scholarship beneficiaries collect money but abandon programmes — Baffa

Buhari discussed unity of Nigeria with my father — Ojukwu jnr

Policemen Batter Vanguard Driver Over N100 Bribe In Rivers

4 Policemen Detained Over N100,000 Extortion In Lagos

APC Secretariat Killing: Dickson’s Aide Condemns Attack

Ebonyi To Sanction Persons Found Embalming, Keeping Corpse At Home

Anambra Poll: We Need A Youth As Candidate, Onitsha Traders Warn APC

EID-EL-KABIR: 70 Trailer-Load Of Lake Rice Arrive Lagos

Lagos admits 5,278 pupils in model colleges

Gunmen abduct ex-Minister, demand N50m ransom