News Headlines July 12,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 12,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

PDP crisis: Ex-ministers mobilise leaders as Supreme Court delivers judgment today
Osinbajo’s noble advice to African leaders
Why does it matter to demutualise the stock exchange?
CRK, IRK: New curriculum violates constitution, says House of Reps
Wearing hijab makes it easy for me to rob — Suspect
Landlord tackles Christ Embassy over rent arrears, electricity bill
Osinbajo flies to London on Buhari’s invitation
Mother sells two-month old baby, buys motorcycle
Fraud suspects not our employees, says MTN
Osun by-election: INEC gives certificate of return to Adeleke
Osinbajo okays 19 judges for NIC
Court remands APC chieftain, Diekola, six others in prison
Patients lament breakdown of CT machine in UCH
Reps give Osinbajo one-week ultimatum to swear in ministers
Agitation: It’s time for honest dialogue, Abdulsalami’s committee tells FG
I was misunderstood on disagreement with N’Assembly – Fashola
We’re blocking loopholes allowing corruption to thrive – Udoma
NAICOM to sanction insurance firms for rate-cutting
Ekiti assembly suspends lawmaker for demanding Fayose’s resignation
Oba Akiolu was chosen by Ifa oracle – Witness
Power firm managers jailed for contempt
Okorocha stops Imo monarchs from speaking English at functions
Landlord shoots tenant dead in Abia
NAF redeploys 58 officers
Dangote to invest $4.6bn in agriculture
Ikorodu lynching: A descent into barbarism
Oil thieves bag 20 years, weep in court
Profitability of snail farming for smallholders
The economy is too harsh
Lawyer accused of assaulting VIO officer
Internet fraudsters hijack police Facebook page to recruit members
Melaye’s recall: Kogi AG justifies position, Saraki, Ekweremadu disagree
Generation firms demand increase in electricity tariff
Herdsmen convert Abuja stadium into grazing field
Kwara monarch, nine others arraigned for communal clash
Beggars in the ‘hoods of Lagos
Protest forces judge to reverse ex-OAU VC’s prison remand order
Family petitions IG over death of UNIBEN graduate
Can West and Central Africa end AIDS by 2030?
The economy is too harsh
Pension board probes 200 fraud cases in Niger
Ex-LG chairmen, councillors protest unpaid entitlements in Ekiti
Kogi govt wasted N12m to react to my comment, says Ekweremadu
Reps give Osinbajo ultimatum to swear in ministerial nominees
Osun by-election: INEC issues certificate of return to Adeleke
My disagreement with reps healthy for Nigeria’s democracy – Fashola
Osinbajo approves 19 judges for National Industrial Court
Aisha’s post shows Buhari will be back soon –Nigerians
I’ll continue to espouse ideas, good qualities of Buhari – Orji Kalu
We’re blocking loopholes allowing corruption to thrive – Udoma
NAICOM to sanction insurance firms for rate-cutting
Dangote to invest $4.6bn in agriculture
Nigeria’s corporate governance remuneration structure weak – Report
Navy laments manpower shortage
US jails Nigeria’s Animasaun for $1m wire fraud
Herdsmen convert Abuja stadium into grazing field
Okagbare, Amusan arrive for Warri Relays
Carrick takes over as United captain
Wimbledon: History as Konta, Venus enter semi-finals
Benzema wins court battle over sex-tape
PSG to sign Dani Alves
I’m cursed, woman with big butt cries out
Kudos, knocks greet dad’s Facebook post about daughter’s first menstrual period
I prefer a dancing senator to one that can’t control sexual urge –Alibaba
Ignore that ‘Jayden K Smith’ hacker Facebook message –Experts
UTME: JAMB commences sale of Direct Entry forms
Nigeria’s future rests on youth education, says World Bank
Our tuition is free — UNILAG
Minister calls for skill-based courses in varsities
Fraud: OAU lecturers protest ex-VC’s detention
209 matriculate at Adegbenro ICT poly
Patients lament breakdown of CT machine in UCH
20m Nigerian women have no access to family planning – UNFPA
PathCare Laboratories wins Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award 2017
Smart ways to protect your mobile device
Seven ways to protect computers from hackers, malware
Glo introduces free data to subscribers
Six ICT varsities’ll begin operation in September – FG
Editorial: Ikorodu lynching: A descent into barbarism
Osinbajo’s noble advice to African leaders
Why does it matter to demutualise the stock exchange?
Agitation: It’s time for honest dialogue, Abdulsalami’s committee tells FG
N960m scam: DSS, ICPC join probe of suspended NHIS boss


Osinbajo Returns to Abuja After Meeting With Buhari
S’Court to Rule on PDP Leadership Dispute Wednesday
Nigeria Can’t Borrow Anymore, Warns Adeosun
N’Delta Leaders Meet, Call for Implementation of 2014 Confab Report
Lagos Kingmaker Defends Oba Akiolu’s Ascendance to Throne
Nigerian Troops Kill Terrorists in Lake Chad Region
Tatabu Bridge Collapse Vindicated N’Assembly on Budget, Says Senate
Senate Condemns Kogi Govt’s Role in Melaye’s Recall Process
Local Oil Firms Seek Stable, Competitive Fiscal Regime in PIB
NNPC Vows to Sustain Products Supply Despite Downstream Sector Challenges
Senate, CBN, Banks, Meet over Interest Rates
Adeleke Gets INEC Certificate
NTA Reporter’s Murder: One Death Too Many, Says IPC
Again, FG, A’Ibom, Cross River Meet over 100-year Boundary Dispute
Pandemonium in OAU as Court Remands Ex-VC
House Directs Education Minister to Separate Religious Studies from Civic Education
Industrial Court Gets 19 New Judges
S’Court Pegs Juniors Appearing with Lead Counsel at Five
House Asks Osinbajo to Swear in Minister-Designates from Kogi, Gombe
N38bn Balance Stalls Millennium Tower Project
EFCC Arraigns Industrial Court Judge, Fishim
JAMB Begins Sale of Direct Entry Forms, Says 2017 Cut-off Marks Not out
Ethiopian Airlines to Commence International Flights from Kaduna Airport on August 1
APC Suspends Buhari’s Aide, Ibekaku
Maritime Workers Shutdown Ports for Hours over ‘Obnoxious’ Bill
Nigeria, Cameroon Military Brainstorm on Stopping Boko Haram
APDA Dissolves Media Committee, to Constitute BoT Soon
No Child Fighters Among Civilian JTF, Says Global Amnesty Watch
Flour Mills: In Dire Need of Equity Capital
Gov Abdulfatah Tees-off Kwara @50 Golf Championship in Ilorin
Venus Williams Reaches Her 10th Wimbledon S’final
Air Force Redeploys Officers, Establishes New Commands
United Capital Half-year Profit Drops to N1.9bn
FSDH Forecasts Drop in June Inflation Rate to 15.64%
STI Posts N4.1bn Premium as NSE Lifts Suspension
Diamond Bank to Sell Non-core Assets to Shore up Capital
NASD OTC Woos Ashaka Cement after Exiting NSE
House Wants Religious Studies, Civic Education Taught Separately
Division Threatens New Anti-corruption Policy
A Cry for Justice in the Army
Taking Development to the People
Securing Anambra
NBBF President Backs Ikeme, Calls for Support
VAT Wonder Goal: Wikki’s Ahmed Donates Prize to Almajiri School
Conte Eyes Morata to Cure Lukaku Pain
Real Loans out Rodriguez to Bayern
Ogba Warns against Consequences of Eagles Missing World Cup 2018
Okagbare, Amusan Arrive Nigeria for Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix
Merit, Improved Remuneration’ll Boost Education Says Imasuagbon
LBS Dean Stresses Global Context of Education for the Nigerian Child
Gombe Teachers Protest Handling of Salaries, Welfare by Local Government
US Varsity Don Canvasses Globally Competitive Engineers
Lasting Solutions to The Menace of Exam Malpractice in Schools
Funding Education as Policy Issue

The Nation

Buhari, Osinbajo meet in London on state of nation
Banks raise dollar spending by 900%
How to save Nigeria, by Peace committe
Police grossly underfunded, says IG Idris
EFCC arraigns judge for alleged N4.6m bribe
Metamorphosis of Etisalat
NPA employees protest planned concessioning of Warri Ports
Police arrest 100 suspected robbers, others in Anambra
MTN: we reported swap fraud to police
Kaduna SIECOM to introduce electronic voting
 Saraki, Ekweremadu attack Kogi govt over Melaye recall
Okorocha bans monarchs from speaking English
We’ve gone past quit notice, says Kalu
Osinbajo gets one-week ultimatum to inaugurate ministers
APDA dissolves media committee
Osinbajo, 500 others inaugurate Alumni UNILAG North America’s Chapter Friday
NDDC to support universities in Niger Delta region – Ndoma-Egba
Carrick Confirmed as New Manchester United Captain
Dani Alves Move to PSG to be Announced Wednesday
NBBF calls 20 players to camp ahead Mali Afrobasket Championships for women
Don’t waste this opportunity Ezeji tells CHAN Eagles
Rooney takes Everton No. 10 shirt from Lukaku
India signs up for ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open
Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix Countdown: Okagbare, Amusan arrive in Nigeria
‘Second term ambition not do-or-die affair’
Anambra 2017: ‘Obiano ‘ll triumph’
KOWA urges Obaseki to be magnanimous in victory
Adeleke in viral victory dance
Mercy Aigbe flaunts daughter at 16
All set for Queen Moremi Pageant
UK commits £225m to family planning
Accident victims to get free treatment – Health Emergency Initiative
LASIEC unveils candidates for poll
Oba Akiolu was chosen by gods, says kingmaker
Ambode orders contractors to hasten work on model colleges
Unite against flooding, Assembly urges ministries
Etisalat: New CEO eyes profit
AIICO returns N1.5b pension legacy fund to PTAD
UNIDO to develop Nigeria’s SMEs
How to retain investors, by Elumelu

The Guardian

Osinbajo holds secret meeting with President Buhari in London
‘Market information gap threatens $400 billion intra-Africa trade’
Adeleke receives certificate of return in Abuja
Lagos lawmakers call for removal of council boss
Abdulsalam, Kukah call for restraint over hate speeches
Why labour may demand N50, 400 minimum wage, by Wabba
House of Reps moves to probe Lagos, Niger floods
Modular refineries and quest for local refining capacity
Osinbajo appoints 19 judges for national industrial court
Tottenham in last-minute bid to steal Iheanacho from Leicester
Kida backs Ikeme to overcome ailment, calls for Nigerians’ support for goalkeeper
Senate committee begs Osinbajo to sign NFF bill
Venus, Muguruza through to Wimbledon semifinals
Benitez compares Babayaro’s son to Messi
Okagbare-Ighoteguonor leads Amusan, others for Warri Relays, CAA Grand Prix
Legal reference book on shipping operations debuts
EU, Nigeria to facilitate trade, investment
United Capital’s earnings remain steady in H1 2017
Freight forwarders harp on proper examination of containers
The deceptive seduction of secession
Editorial : Merging of government’s agencies
NLNG amendment act: The needed truth
People’s parliament, yam export and other tales
The time to act is now
A nation without leaders
Senate decries alleged role of Kogi government in Melaye’s recall
Nasarawa PDP debunks emergence of faction
Fayose, Emmanuel others urge unity among politicians
A region in dilemma over power shift, restructuring
Okorocha bans monarchs from speaking English
In Anambra, mother sells two-month old baby, uses proceeds to buy motorcycle
Journalist Henry Akubuiro’s intriguing view of the seedy side of Lagos


NFF To Visit Ailing Ikeme In London
Pro-Biafra Groups Disagree With Kanu, Insist On Holding Anambra Gov Election On Nov 18
APGA Crisis: Join Me To Rebuild Our Party, Agbaso Tells Obiano
Customs, NPA, NIMASA, Others Lose Over N5bn
Rangers Int’l Football Club (2): The Biafran Army Versus The Nigerian Army
JUDGE RECALLED BY NJC: Court Grants Justice Fishim Bail On Self Recognition
Obi Wants S/S, S/E Leaders’ Meeting Sustained For Political Devt
ERGP: Udoma Seeks Active Participation Of OPS In Implementation
Refund N46m To FG Coffers Within 40 Days, Reps Tell OhoCSF Staff
Issues In Restoration Of Port Concession Agreement
FG Pledges Additional $4.3m For Procurement Of Contraceptives
ETISALAT: Is Name Change Possible In Three Weeks?
OAU EX-VC’s trial: Protest forces judge to amend detention order
Nigeria’s budget lowest in sub Sahara Africa, only good to pay salary — FG
Nigeria can’t borrow ,needs alternative sources of funds — Adeosun
School curriculum: Why Reps returned CRK as independent subject
Our main focus is incremental power — Fashola
Politicians, soldiers failed Nigeria – Abubakar, Junaid Mohammed, Fasehun
MASSOB passes vote of no confidence on Ohanaeze Ndigbo leadership; rejects restructuring
Aisha’s comments: Senate, Afenifere, others express concern
Ag. President to brief Nigerians on outcome of meeting with Buhari
Naira depreciates to N368/$
Osinbajo rushes to U. K to see Buhari
Bello, Kogi State govt mastermind of Melaye’s recall, says Senate
Dino: Ekweremadu alleges Bello spent 12m for advertorial against Melaye
Anyone has the right to agitate, but it’s an insult to include Urhobo in Biafra map – Sen. Ovie
Algeria to take Eagles to Constantine
Kida backs Ikeme, calls for support
Okagbare, Amusan others storm Ozoro for Warri Relays
Ikeme: Wolves donate gate-takings to treatment
2019: Scores storm Osoba’s residence over Yayi’s ambition
Aisha’s comments: Senate, Afenifere, others express concern
APC doesn’t practice internal democracy, says Adeleke; gets Certificate of Return
Igbo youths out of tune with what we want – Ohanaeze
Religion and its confusing signal on sex
Senate wants Genotype as compulsory test for couples before marriage
I think of getting back with my ex
Can I try sex toys?
He’s a drunkard, but I still love him
Ramsey Nouah debunks death rumour
Ambode becomes life patron of Movie/Music Hall of Fame
Another gunshot for Azuh Arinze
At 55, Ehiliz waxes stronger
When the rich married the rich!
ERGP: Udoma seeks active participation of OPS in implementation

The Sun

Abdulsalami, Kukah open up on agitations
• Calls for division product of bad govt, says peace committee
Wike vows to deal with cultists terrorising Rivers
Recession: 196 firms shut down in 2 years
…As real sector loses N62.184bn
Quit order to Igbo baseless –Kalu
Osinbajo, Buhari meet in London 
Osinbajo approves 19 judges for National Industrial Court
PDP: Panic as Supreme Court decides Sheriff, Makarfi’s fate today
Shake-up in Air Force
•58 senior officers redeployed F
Reps return CRK as independent subject
Tracking Obiano’s light up Anambra campaign           
Anambra guber: Incumbency factor has been demystified –Moghalu
IPOB: Kanu seeks bail variation, case adjourned to October
Confusion engulfs Enugu APC
•As factions engage in expulsion, suspension war
4 years not forever, Ize-Iyamu tells PDP members
First Ever Gay Muslim Wedding Takes Place In U.K
Govt must tackle rot in Nigeria’s education system, says school proprietor
•Colour, fun, as Abuja school marks Cultural Day
Executive, NASS mean well on 2017 budget –Fashola
JAMB commences sale of direct entry, foreign UTME forms 
N’Assembly urged to review 2017 crude benchmark
Economy to rebound in 18 months –FG
…Promises early passage of 2018 budget
…Explains low 2017 Agric sector budget
Russia 2018 World Cup: It would be a disaster if Nigeria incurs FIFA’s wrath –Senator Ogba
•Begs Osinbajo to sign NFF bill into law Ikeme remains Wolves’ first choice
NBBF denies list of 22 players for AfroBasket 2017
FG disburses N701bn to power generation firms
MBN invests N1.4bn on housing in Niger
ICT central to globalisation process –Minister
Most wanted criminal shot dead in Anambra
…As police parade 100 for robbery, cultism, child trafficking
EDITORIAL: Economy: A half-year appraisal


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