Major News HEADLINES: Wed. 24th Aug. 2016

*Seven states, Fidelity, others raise N141bn bond
*ICAN, SWAN back FG’s anti-corruption crusade
*Libya repatriates 241 Nigerians to Lagos
*272 firms shut down in one year ‘ MAN
*Man, 23, arraigned for eating two live turkeys
*Hotel workers kill boss, disappear with CCTV, car
*66-year-old company driver commits suicide over unpaid salaries
**Nigerians in S’Africa hail U-23 team
*Yusuf has no contract with NFF ‘ Report

*Central Bank of Nigeria bars nine banks from forex transactions
*I’ll fix Ondo battered economy in 45 days ‘ Ekungba
**Star, NPFL usher new era for Nigeria football
*Sports Minister never objected to U-23 team’s US trip ‘ NFF

*N500bn poverty alleviation allocation: Reps query FG over delayed implementation
*We must end Boko Haram in the North ‘ACF
*FG seeks WHO’s support for pharmaceutical firms
*Boko Haram: Shekau wounded, others dead ‘Nigerian Air Force
*Don’t drag us into politics, Ondo NURTW tells politicians
*It’s insulting to say I’m Mimiko’s lackey ‘Jegede
*IGP parades suspected killer of Obi of Ubulu-Uku in Delta, 8 others
*Monarch lauds Fayose at 2016 Udiroko festival
*How to check godfatherism in politics ‘Ex-Gov Adebayo
*FG yet to get credible fact on Chibok girls’ location ‘ Gowon
*5-hour curfew imposed as Eyibi festival begins in Ikorodu
*Bariga wanted criminal arrested inside mosque
*Oyo govt approves 35 LCDAs

*Ondo community seeks justice over alleged killing of kinsman by Navy
*PDP plans protest over alleged arrest of members
*Obaseki promises fair tax regime, vows to end extortion
*Lie detector compulsory for police recruits ‘IGP
*N273bn Niger Delta funds missing, says report
*Aviation workers protest privatisation of MMIA, others
*Soldiers kill suspected kidnapper, armed robber in Abia

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