August 4 2017: Today’s Newspaper Headlines

August 4 2017: Today’s Newspaper Headlines

Newspaper Headlines on Friday August 4.

The Following Stories Made headlines in Nigerian Newspapers on Friday, August 4, 2017. Among others, the following were reviewed: The Sun Newspaper, Vanguard Newspaper, Punch Newspaper, The Nation Newspaper, Thisday Newspaper, Authority Newspaper, Telegraph Newspaper, Tribune Newspaper and Leadership Newspaper.


  • Boko Haram: Trump okays $600m bombers for Nigeria
  • AGF to get reports on Diezani’s, others’ cases
  • AGF: No rift with EFCC
  • Health insurance for Oyo workers, contractors
  • Police dismiss four for theft in Jonathan’s home
  • Oyegun’s APC leadership lacks focus, says Saraki
  • How to curb kidnapping, terrorism, by security experts
  • Osinbajo to African govts: provide for your citizens to avoid irregular migration
  • Who is afraid of Cleaner Lagos Initiative?
  • Kogi gets new Speaker
  • Dunlop seeks $14.6m from church, bank for ‘trespass’
  • CVR: Commission adds 1,810,253 new voters
  • Technology drives economic growth, says AGF


  • Why state govts get away with wastage, corruption – Finance Minister, Adeosun
  • US approves Super Tucano attack planes for Nigeria
  • 80% Nigerian doctors seek jobs abroad – NOIPolls
  • PANDEF meeting with FG: … people are frustrated, people are tired – Kachikwu
  • Mother Hassana Sabiu and daughter Qamariya abandon newborn to die in waste bin
  • Anyone calling for boycott of Anambra poll is anti-Igbo —BIM
  • Breaking: We ‘ve withdrawn ultimatum to FG – Clerk
  • Banks to stabilise 9mobile before sale – Lenders
  • Burgling of Jonathan’s House: Police dismiss 4 officers
  • Police arrest 40 kidnappers on Abuja-Kaduna Highway, rescue 3 victims


  • Lagos arraigns 28 adults, 12 minors for homosexuality
  • Babangida under attack over twitter comment on job creation
  • Fayemi not cleared by panel in alleged N852.9m theft, says SUBEB
  • Malami denies rift with Magu over prosecution of high-profile cases
  • Police dismiss four over burgling of Jonathan’s house
  • Senate, CBN rift looms over N79b Hajj subsidy
  • Our quit notice to Igbo stands, say Arewa youths
  • Tanker explodes, kills one, razes five vehicles on East-West road
  • Buhari tasks women on Nigeria’s progress, unity
  • Government inaugurates technical group on road safety
  • MTN returns to profit, laments weakness of naira
  • ICPC blames inability to prosecute ex-governors on lack of funds
  • Osinbajo seeks sub-regional solutions to insecurity in West Africa
  • Government cautions states against new loans as local debt hits N3tr


  • Each N’Delta state to have two modular refineries – Presidency
  • Whistle-blower alleges N1.2bn fraud in Niger SDG office
  • IG explains why kidnapping occurs in schools…says Evans’ trial will be fair
  • Kwara group asks Saraki to refund collected pensions
  • Knocks as Ortom says President Buhari’s illness makes Nigeria sick
  • Sharia court dissolves runaway husband’s marriage
  • Mother, daughter in police net for dumping dead infant in dustbin
  • B’Haram: DHQ dismisses US report, says Fayose seeking relevance
  • Epe pupils: Parents hold thanksgiving, share testimonies
  • ‘No plan to force Igbo out of North’
  • Beware of fake Punch websites, fake Facebook pages, Twitter handles
  • Govs/senators’ files: Magu must act on AGF’s letter, Presidency insists
  • Jonathan’s stolen property: Police dismiss four cops, traders expel leader


  • Constitution Review: Presidential Assent Unnecessary, Says Saraki
  • PANDEF, Osinbajo Meet on Niger Delta
  • FG Grants Creative Industry Tax Holiday
  • N852.9m UBEC Fund: Ekiti Govt Disagrees with Fayemi
  • US Approves Super Tucano Attack Planes for Nigeria
  • Finally, FG to Tax First, Business Class Tickets
  • NNPC, IOCs Sign $1.78bn Alternative Financing Agreements for JV Projects
  • EFCC, AMCON to Reopen Cases of Insider Abuse in Banks
  • Our Quit Notice to Igbos Stands, Say Arewa Youths
  • NOIPolls: 88% of Nigerian Doctors Seek Job Opportunities Abroad
  • Constitution Review: Presidential Assent Unnecessary, Says Saraki
  • Buhari Calls Aregbesola, Condoles with Governor over Mother’s Death
  • PANDEF, Osinbajo Meet on Niger Delta
  • Seek Your Relevance Elsewhere, Army Warns Fayose
  • Lagos Arraigns 28 Adults, 12 Minors for Engaging in Homosexuality
  • IG: Lack of Funds Bane of Police
  • Police Dismiss Four Officers for Burgling Jonathan’s Abuja Residence
  • FG Grants Creative Industry Tax Holiday
  • Obaseki: Debt Service Poses Major Challenge for Nigeria.

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