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Pulse Frontpage Read today's newspaper headlines [Friday, August 25, 2017]

Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Punch, ThisDay and BusinessDay.

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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Punch, ThisDay and BusinessDay.

For today, Friday, August 25, 2017:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Arewa youths suspend Notice of Quit, accuse IPOB of amassing weapons

The Coalition of Northern Groups CNG has withdrawn the “quit notice” it issued Igbos resident in the region, but asked the Federal Government to arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu saying the time has come to curtail his excesses.

Pilot dies as Air Force trainer aircraft crashes

A Nigerian Air Force trainer aircraft crashed at the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, in Kaduna, killing the pilot, yesterday.

Buhari signs extradition, economic treaties as Charly Boy group plans protest for Diezani
 

IN an effort to eliminate obstacles against the ongoing war against corruption, the Federal Government, yesterday, ratified nine international agreements between Nigeria and other entities to strengthen its  anti-graft crusade within and outside the country.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Arewa youths make a U-turn, say Igbo can stay in North

The Coalition of Northern Groups has withdrawn the quit notice given to the Igbo living in the North to leave before October 1.

Jonathan reminds Nigerians of ‘freedom enjoyed’ under his watch

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday took a swipe at the move by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to curb hate speech.

VCs, ASUU reject 120 cut-off mark for varsity admission

SOME Vice-Chancellors and the Academic Staff Union of Universities have rejected the decision of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to peg admission cut-off mark at 120 for universities and 100 for polytechnics, monotechnics and colleges of education.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Buhari Signs Extradition Treaty With UAE, Other Pacts to Check Graft, Boost Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja signed nine international agreements, including an extradition treaty with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), aimed at strengthening the anti-corruption war, boosting the economy and improving security in the country.

Arewa Youths Rescind Quit Notice, Kanu Agrees to End Agitation If Nation is Restructured

Nigeria was pulled from the brink of conflagration Thursday, when the Coalition of Arewa Youths, which ordered Nigerians of Igbo extraction to vacate the North by October 1, rescinded the quit notice they issued on June 24.

38 Senior Army Officers Petition Buhari over Wrongful Dismissal

Thirty-eight senior army officers have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over what they described as wrongful dismissal from the Nigerian Army and accused the Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd), Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai of victimisation of innocent senior officers.

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THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER

Geometric Power seen boosting real estate investment in Aba

As Geometric Power/Aba Power Limited gears up to fulfill its promises of providing enough power to light up Aba, the commercial hub of the South East region, in the next five months, real estate investment and development will be receiving a big boost in that region, experts have said.

Risk, benefits seen as N6.5 trn Pension Funds adopt IFRS

Nigeria’s N6.5 trillion Pension Funds Industry is set to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), for preparing its financial statements, a move fraught with risk and benefits.

Entertainment industry funding gains traction with N1bn IPO

With the recent approval of the initial public offering (IPO) of N1 billion for the entertainment industry by the Securities and Exchange Commission, industry players are set to embrace investment opportunities and access to funds needed in providing technical input, skills development and world-class equipments which should close the infrastructure gap in the industry.

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