Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had during the official visit by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari requested Nigeria’s support against a movement led by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating last year’s failed coup d’état. Gulen continues to deny involvement in the coup . . .
Buhari met Ohanaeze, Igbo governors, ministers & lawmakers; Buhari told World Bank to focus on Northern Nigeria – Kim; At APC South-west Leadership Meeting: ‘Presidential Ticket Open to All’ – Akande; Fear grips Southwest as Boko Haram Sr members are arrested in the region; South African President Zuma begins two-day visit to Imo State today; NNPC shuts Kaduna & Warri refineries over operation costs; Osinbajo Denies Approving 2 NNPC Contracts; NNPC To Intensify Oil Search In 7 Hydrocarbon Basins; Lethal Weapons Recovered From Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence – Police; EFCC, I spent N3.5 Billion on sick children – Patience Jonathan; Politicians grabbed power firms’ shares under Jonathan – Ex-minister; Police IG Idris asks court to stop Saraki, Senate from investigating him; Alleged N2.1b laundering: EFCC, let my mum rest in peace – Patience Jonathan . . .
House of Reps panel orders Magu’s arrest; Nnamdi Kanu has no means of livelihood – Nigerian Army; CBN threatens to blacklist exporters withholding forex proceeds; PDP calls on Buhari to suspend NNPC boss Baru; Rights group storms British High Commission, insist UK must extradite IPOB’s Kanu to face trial in Nigeria; Patience Jonathan slams N2billion suit on EFCC . . .
IPOB denies burning mosque in Enugu state; Nigerian Air force Join Operation Python Dance II In The South-East; IPOB: Ohanaeze warns FG on frivolous court orders; Ex- NYSC chief Bomoi is dead; Anambra to prosecute arrested IPOB members; Umuahia youth give Ikpeazu 24 hours to dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father; IPOB: I won’t dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father – Ikpeazu . . .
Nigerian Army says politicians were behind Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB; Gov Wike Warns Kanu, IPOB To Steer Clear Of Rivers State; President Buhari meets Ugandan President Museveni in Aso Rock; Police reveals cause of Hausa, Igbos’ crisis in Jos; JNI warns Northerners against reprisal; Islamic Council warns Nnamdi Kanu against attacks on Hausas | Other security reports. . .
Igbos Resident in the North Assured of Their Safety – Shetima Yerima; Makarfi reacts to NBS claim that Nigeria is out of recession; Buhari returns to Abuja after Sallah holiday in Daura; Court Adjourns Evans’ N300m Fundamental Rights Suit To September 21; Ngige, Adewole meet ahead of parley with striking doctors; Mbaka reveals how Igbos will treat each other if their nation is achieved; Anambra Poll: Court Orders Substituted Service on Kanu, IPOB; Audit Report indicts Nigeria’s Accountant General of allegedly failing to provide evidence for crucial transactions . . .
The national football team of Nigeria, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have recorded their third win in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers after defeating the national football team of Cameroon 4-0. (The national football team of Cameroon is called Les Lions Indomptables (The Indomitable Lions or Untameable Lions) . . .
Nigerian Army Closes In On Shekau As 40-day Ultimatum Expires; Nnamdi Kanu meets with Southeast governors in Enugu; Kanu meets southeast govs: South-east governors’ bid to stop agitation for Biafra fails; Arewa calls on southeast governors to prevail on Kanu, others to call off Biafra agitation; Any attempt by FG to arrest Nnamdi Kanu will be politically suicidal for Nigeria – Umar; FG awards $5.8bn Mambilla power plant contract – Fashola; Evans was forced to ‘implicate self & plead guilty’ – Evans’ lawyer; Fulani Herdsmen attack Falae again . . .
Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of N7.6bn Linked To Diezani; Emefiele, Udoma, Adeosun brief Buhari on economy; Separatist Biafra: ‘Anyone Who Tries To Arrest Me Will Die’ – Nnamdi Kanu; FG’s plan to re-arrest Nnamdi Kanu case of double standard – Afenifere; I won’t go on exile, Nnamdi Kanu; Federal Government Declares Friday, 1st And Monday 4th Sept 2017 As Public Holidays To Mark Id El Kabir; Revocation of Kanu’s Bail: AGF Biased, Pandering to Arewa Youths – Ohanaeze Ndigbo; Boko Haram Factions Ready for Talks – Ex-commander . . .
The Coalition of Northern Groups on Thursday withdrew the quit notice given to Igbos living in northern Nigeria. The groups had in June ordered the Igbo of the South East zone to leave the North by October 1, 2017 . . .