News Headlines July 13,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 13,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Osinbajo returns from UK, says Buhari recuperating fast
Customs recover N229.9m unpaid duties in one month
Ex-Brazil leader jailed 10 years for corruption
APC govs to meet over FG’s stance on fresh loans
IRK/CRK: CAN takes protest to Senate over new curriculum
Falling oil price’ll definitely affect 2017 budget – Kachikwu
Ex-convicts form robbery gangs, terrorise Ogun residents
Judge, PACAC secretary lament poor funding of criminal investigations
‘Stop forcing suspects to make confessional statements’
MSMEs need quick, cheap dispute resolution to thrive – Rhodes-Vivour
Out of 22 million, 600,000 people pay taxes – Ambode
Reps summon health minister, order him to recall NHIS boss
Four B’Haram suicide bombers kill 19 in Borno
Group wants Danbazau sacked over Taraba killings
Army won’t be involved in politics —Buratai
Rohr not dumping Eagles – NFF
Messi worries over lack of marquee signings
FG approves N2.7tn for pensioners, contractors, fuel marketers
Courier operators oppose 2.5% annual operating levy
More floods imminent in Lagos, other states – FG
Double Probate
I went into kidnapping to make money like Evans – Suspect
Confusion as bullet hits pupil during exams
Gunmen kill VP on A’Ibom school premises
Wike, former PDP ministers, ex-govs, hail S’Court for sacking Sheriff Lawmaker sponsoring amnesty bill for looters deserves suspension —Sagay Osogbo residents besiege prison for detained Diekola
Reps panel summons Capital Oil over missing N11bn petrol
‘Compel power firms to list on NSE’
Soyinka a global icon at 83, says Amosun
US unveils new technology for Nigerian oil industry
Power sector depleting national treasury –NSE
Ex-convicts form robbery gangs, terrorise Ogun residents
Five Adeyemi college students accused of gang-rape
We’re not threatened by who becomes PDP Chairman – APC
Sheriff wanted to destroy PDP from within – Ozekhome
PDP crisis: No victor, no vanquished, says Ekweremadu
Senate swears in Adeleke as Osun-West senator
Ex-LG chairmen, councillors protest unpaid entitlements in Ekiti
Falling oil price’ll definitely affect 2017 budget – Kachikwu
US jails Nigeria’s Animasaun for $1m wire fraud
 want to stay at Arsenal – Ozil
Armed customs officers search Ronaldo’s luxury yacht
UEFA Champions League results
LASU employs 80 students for part-time jobs
Gov Bello begs Kogi ASUU to suspend strike
Uche Jombo’s husband apologises to her over breakup rumours
D’Banj celebrates father as he turns 70
Michael Jackson estate plans TV animated Halloween special
South African jazz musician Ray Phiri dies
Don Moen denies death rumour through tweet, Facebook post?
The mental health angle of epilepsy
Why Nigerian doctors, dentists are going abroad
Small improvements to eating habits may prolong life – Study
Patients lament breakdown of CT machine in UCH
Editorial: Evans crime and compromised justice system
Aisha Buhari: Political speech in the age of social media
Lekki-Ajah: The present and future floods
Executive-Senate face-off and a distraught nation
What France means to the world
Makarfi takes over PDP HQ as S’Court sacks Sheriff
Fayose threatens to release 11 damaging pictures on Buhari’s health


Court of Appeal Achieves Extraordinary Feat, Delivers 232 Judgments in Two…
Saraki Appeals for Calm over New School Curriculum
PDP Leaders Jubilate over Makarfi’s Victory
Abducted Shangisha Baale Regains Freedom
Police Parade Adeyemi College Students,19 Others for Alleged Criminal Activities
Taskforce Raids Ikorodu, Arrests 133 Suspected Cultists, Badoo Members
Africa Architecture Awards Extends Entry Deadline
Customs Seizes Container Load of Fake Drugs from India
Gowon Advocates Non-partisan Leadership
IBM Harps on Data Analytics, Cloud Innovation
Embrace IT Digital Transformation, Dell Tells Public Sector
Anambra to Establish Seed Multiplication Centre
23 Killed in Suicide Attacks in Maiduguri
Police Recover 300 Rustled Cows in Niger
Buhari Recuperating Fast, Returns Soon, Says Osinbajo
GMOs: NBMA Signs MoU with NAQS, NASC on Regulation
Ericsson Foresees Rapid Growth in Global Mobile Connectivity
Minister Commends TechPlus Initiative, Harps on ICT Varsities
Ogungboye: Infrastructure Devt Bank Necessary for Telecoms Growth
Smile’s New Device, Bonus Offers Excite Customers
PDP will Return to Power in 2019, Says Wike
Ahmed: Councils Face Imminent Collapse
The Sound of Music
Worry over Maternal, Child Deaths in Nigeria
Osinbajo: FG to Release Two-year National Survey on Drug Use by December
Infertility Can Affect Mental Health, Says Ajayi
Lifestyle, Diet, Radiation Identified as Major Causes of Low Sperm Count in Men
Medical Doctor Urgently Needs N25m to Treat Cancer
66 Former Militants Bag Barcelona Sports Institute Scholarships
Montsho Leads Team Botswana to Warri Relays
Dolphins, First Bank Remain Unbeaten in Ibadan
Premiership Clubs Boast Record Revenues
LMC Lifts Ban on Kano Pillars’ Stadium
NPFL: Weli’s Strike Gives Rivers Utd Vital Win over MFM FC
Of Lion King, Hyenas and Jackals

The Nation

Buhari, Osinbajo talks: Cabinet shake-up likely
Osinbajo: Buhari in high spirits, recuperating fast
PDP crisis: Supreme Court sacks Sheriff
PDP poised to regain power in 2019, say Makarfi, Fayose, Akpabio, others
Promissory notes to pay contractors
More floods coming in 30 states, says Fed Govt
Only 600,000 pay tax in Lagos, says Ambode
‘Your toe nails can save your health’
Who is Venus Williams Dating? She says…
Oscar Pistorius Marks 1 year in Prison
Brazil’s ex-President Lula convicted for corruption
I am not dead – Don Moen speaks out
Man docked for wife ‘battery’
COUNTDOWN TO WARRI RELAYS/ CAA GRAND PRIX:Montsho leads Team Botswana to Delta
FEC approves N2.65bn for FCT road, sewage projects
Nursing education: fixing the cracks
Lecturers shut MAPOLY over alleged sack of 250 colleagues
LASU employs 80 students for part-time jobs
Federal Poly, Idah shut down as students protest killing of colleague
Osinbajo, 500 others inaugurate Alumni UNILAG North America’s Chapter Friday
NDDC to support universities in Niger Delta region – Ndoma-Egba
NFF: David to attend Leadership Legacy event in Amsterdam
Iwobi teammates keep a date with Taronga Zoo
Dani Alves: Sorry Pep, I joined PSG to win
Hibernian declares Efe wanted
Ajimobi: A legacy of transformation
Enter Edo commissioners
Reps fail to swear in Hembe’s replacement
I want to be a game changer – Fyah Pan
Royal Prince Film Academy gears up for new production
NB launches Zobo alcoholic drink
133 Badoo suspects held in fresh raid
LASIEC clears 12 parties for council poll
Businessman accuses Adefarasin of contempt
Court stops monarch’s coronation
Five useful tips for road travel
Local content: NCDMB, BoI mull funding increase to $200m
OPEC sees surplus, lower demand for oil
Institute seeks financing option for infrastructure deficit
OVH Energy, Interswitch, others partner on fuel retailing


Revisiting “What To Do With Saraki’s NASS
Fundamental Human Rights In Nigeria: Myth Or Reality?
Rotary Commences Treatment Of Children With Heart Diseases
Agu Hopeful Enyeama’ll Make A U-turn
Feeder Challenge Hinders Power Generation In Afam VI, 7 Other Stations
Dangote Plans $4.6bn Investment In Farming Over 3 Years
Fundamentals Of Restructuring
DMO Raises N106bn Through FGN Bond Auction
Gov Bello Spending State Resources Recklessly— PDP
Father Puts Son On Sale To Raise Money For Mother’s Burial
Minimum Wage: Our Patience Running Out, Declares NLC President
2 Charged With Raping, Procuring Abortion For 14-yr-old Girl
NGO Seeks Assistance For Disabled Children
Women Of All Times: Mercy Akide
Sociologists Call For Dialogue, Enthronement Of National Identity
5 Reasons Nigerians Love To Fly First Class
Senate Seeks FG’s Intervention In LAUTECH Crisis
APC Gov’t Has No Option Than Perform Visibly – El-Rufai
Breaking: Court Sacks Sheriff As PDP National Chairman
School Curriculum: Why Reps Returned CRK As Independent Subject
Our Main Focus Is Incremental Power — Fashola
MASSOB Passes Vote Of No Confidence On Ohanaeze Ndigbo Leadership; Rejects Restructuring
Aisha’s Comments: Senate, Afenifere, Others Express Concern
Pro-Biafra Groups Disagree With Kanu, Insist On Holding Anambra Gov Election On Nov 18
Don Moen Still Alive, Say Frank Edward, Adefarasi
South African Jazz Legend Ray Phiri Dies At 70
Don Moen Not Dead, Tweets Photo Of His Family Minnesota
Demmie Vee’s “Love Me Tender” Remix Ft 9ice Gets Massive Downloads
PDP Crisis: God Has Used Judgment To Heal Our Wounds — Peter Obi
FG To Cut Down On Cost, Capital Expenditure Over Low Oil Output
US Launches Anti-corruption Website For Nigeria
I Created States To Douse Fears Of Breakup, Minorities’ Domination – Gowon
Trump Says Putin Would Have Preferred Clinton Win
Agu Hopeful Enyeama’ll Make A U-turn
IAAF World U-18 Begins In Kenya Without Nigeria
Warri Relays/ CAA Grand Prix
Rohr Threatens To Resign
Iheanacho’s Move To Leicester City Under Threat
Sociologists Call For Dialogue, Enthronement Of National Identity
Replace PPT With CBT In Primary School Entrance Exams— Dragnet Research
Group Tasks Ambode, Security Agencies On Kidnapped Students

The Guardian

Supreme Court’s verdict ends 14-month battle in PDP
IOCs’ N4.3 trillion oil assets up for grabs in two years
Trump heads to Paris but Russia scandal travels with him
Buhari: Fayose threatens to release ’11 damaging’ pictures of president
Nigeria to resist OPEC oil production cap
Senate plans probe of contractors over TetFund abandoned projects
Only new constitution can grant restructuring, says Yakubu Dogara
World Bank president explains role in Abacha loot spending
Boundary disputes may cause war between Ebonyi, Cross River, says Umahi
Enyeama not ready for Super Eagles now, says Shorunmu
‘McGregor may never fight again after Mayweather bout’
Querrey upsets Murray to reach Wimbledon semifinals
Wenger holds ‘face to face’ talks with Mbappel
Eagles still need experienced legs, NPPF stars for World Cup qualifiers, says Ekpo
Rivers United fans want Governor Wike to ‘clip’ coach Eguma’s wings
Aladekomo urges NSE to partner tech companies
How to make economic recovery plan sustainable, by experts
Government’s TTP scheme to save over $15 billion yearly
‘Business environment is getting better in Nigeria’
Editorial : The Senate and funding of political parties
Buhari’s search for jackals and hyenas
The G20: Sound and fury in Hamburg
NLNG amendment act: The needed truth
Prickly powers of the porcupine
The long journey to save the PDP from itself
After Supreme Court affirmation, Obaseki pledges service delivery
I’m vindicated, Jegede maintains
Nigeria now has a viable opposition, say Wike, Fayose
Five gang-rape varsity student, record escapade on phone
LASIEC releases verified candidates’ list for council poll
Eastwood casts real life heroes in train terror film
Country legend Loretta Lynn pushes back album after stroke
Disneyland China falls a-fowl of huge turkey leg demand
Herbal mosquito repellents validated
Government expresses concern over spread of tuberculosis in Nigeria
Role of alkaline water in management of diseases

The Sun

Markafi is PDP’s new sheriff in town
• In unanimous decision, Supreme Court kicks out Sheriff as national chairman •
Why traditional birth attendants need training
19 killed, 23 injured in Maiduguri dusk blasts
Flood: Red alert in Abuja
Akeredolu, Aregbesola, Kalu condole with Akande over wife’s demise
• Ambode, Lagos Speaker also mourn
Commotion in Ibadan as stray bullets from Army shooting range pierce pupil’s headl
Why I met Buhari in London –Osinbajo
• ‘President fast recuperating’
Power: Discos may lose $2.5bn investment over FG’s new energy policy
Restructuring no threat to unity – Kalu
Court halts Iheanacho’s N8.1bn Leicester City move
Saraki swears in Adeleke as senator
Constitution amendment only route to restructuring –Dogara
Ekiti LG boss ‘spoils’ communities with democracy dividends
Police spoil business for fraudulent traders
•Detectives raid underground tunnel at Onitsha market, recover fake polish worth N30m Am I going mad with nervousness?
Mugabe’s ‘unheralded’ charity
Challenges of passing down culture in a foreign land
Universities and cultism
Our tourism space under siege
Another Pandora’s box
Aisha Buhari: Tale of the ailing Lion King
Challenges of passing down culture in a foreign land
PDP chair: How Sheriff lost out
Lagos LG polls: All NCP candidates have been disenfranchised – Akele
In fighting corruption, FG should ask for God’s wisdom – Imoh
Why we couldn’t audit Abacha’s loot under Obasanjo –W’Bank
FEC approves N2.7tr to pay contractors, pensioners
CHAN 2018: Super Eagles to report in Kaduna July 16
Salisu Yusuf vows to qualify Nigeria
Onyekuru switches to Henry in Anderlecht new jersey
Senators have made us proud –NOUN
Flood: Red alert in Abuja
FG orders release of N1.6bn to 16 states
Southern Senators Forum ‘ll promote unity, equity – Uzodimma
EDITORIAL: North Korea’s long range missiles

Daily Trust

FEC approves IOUs to clear N740.75bn local debts – Adeosun
Supreme Court sacks Modu Sheriff, confirms Makarfi PDP chairman
What Buhari, Osinbajo discussed in London
TETFUND contractors abscond after collecting money – Senate
US-based Nigerian pastor jailed 15 years for raping two underage sisters
Trump arrives Paris for Bastille Day visit
Uncertainties in oil market threaten 2017 budget
Bailout Funds: Pensioners beg EFCC to probe Governors
Senate gives agencies one week to submit 2017 budgets
2,200 pupils get free meals in Anambra
Profiling Northerners in Edo
Can West, Central Africa end AIDS by 2030?
State Police: Peaetorian guard or reserve ethnic militia?
Re: Fari: Why and why not?
CHINA: Troops depart for first overseas military base in Djibouti
Gaza conditions ‘unlivable’ 10 years into siege: UN
UNITED KINGDOM: UK refuses to publish report on ‘funding of extremism’
SAUDI ARABIA: House fire leaves 11 foreign workers dead
SOMALIA: Schoolteachers arrested for ‘al-Shabab meetings’
BRAZIL: Ex-President Lula convicted of corruption
Council denies sex ed in books, as proprietors kick
Winners emerge at reading contest
Jos: Police alert residents on car theft, rape
2 in police net for adulterating fertiliser
2 remanded over human trafficking
Supreme Court rescued Nigeria from one party state – Ozekhome
Ex-President Jonathan calls for unity in PDP
PDP: Supreme Court judgment, victory for democracy – PDP lawmakers
FG pledges support to ANDDI on health delivery
NLC, NULGE, NUT back LG autonomy
Floods: Osinbajo orders release of N1.6bn to 15 states
APC not threatened by who becomes PDP National Chairman – Abdullahi
Ex- Minister urges Makarfi to organize credible PDP convention
Makarfi urges reconciliation of PDP’s factions
Zenith Women B’ball League: Dolphins, First Bank remain unbeaten
Nigeria golf fraternity loses icon Bawa
Kwara govt plans golf academy
Senate gives agencies one week to submit 2017 budgets
First anniversary of Turkish democracy
Simon Lalong: How Plateau State Workers Prosper in the Midst of Scarcity
CHINA: Troops depart for first overseas military base in Djibouti
Gaza conditions ‘unlivable’ 10 years into siege: UN


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