News Headlines July 14,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 14,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Osun Perm Sec kidnapped, hacked to death
How to enjoy a traditional Nigerian weekend
ICYMI: Islamists plotting to impose Sharia ideology – Danjuma, Christian leaders
Macron-Trump tussle in new 25-second handshake duel
Ogun police arrest three men with human skulls
Being American almost an embarrassment – JPMorgan CEO
Family buries wrong man after a mix-up in coffin nameplates
Ex-US President Jimmy Carter released from hospital
You brought me happiness, Bisi Alimi celebrates husband on his birthday
Monkey sues man who took his photograph
Dani Ceballos joins Real Madrid
Checkmate impunity by adhering to law, CJN tells 19 new judges
My wife gave birth to SS, I’m AA and she is AS – Man tells court
LG autonomy: Organised Labour takes case to lawmakers
UEFA Europa League draw
Stop attacking Buhari – Group tells Fayose
Gambian president sets up commission into Jammeh’s assets
Buhari mourns as Channels reporter is buried in Imo
Five international Nigerian musicians, less known at home
AC Milan announce arrival of Bonucci from Juve
Medview: Stowaway, security guard remanded in prison
Kyle Walker joins Manchester City
Over two million applied for 300,000 N-Power jobs –Osinbajo
Mother exchanges two-month-old baby for rice, cement, N200,000
We haven’t increased tuition fees – Crawford University
Tokunbo tyres forced Dunlop, Michelin out of Nigeria – SON
Seven Badoo members arraigned
Navy foils attempted hijack of merchant ship
Kogi’s confluence rice available in markets by December – Agric Commissioner
Catalonia govt hit by resignations in pre-referendum crisis
PDP announces ‘amnesty’ for Sheriff, Cairo, others
Rapper DMX arrested, charged with evading $1.7m in taxes
Man jailed for life for trafficking 3kg of illicit drug
Lagos driver beats wife to death for drinking
150 wealthy Nigerians face asset, tax probe
Northern youths write UN, want IPOB declared terrorist group
Nigeria’s stable democracy attractive to investment – Phillips Morris MD
Family buries wrong man after a mix-up in coffin nameplates
Lagos court grants bail to suspected Badoo cultists
BREAKING: Lagos school teachers arraigned for defiling seven pupils
Okada rider risks imprisonment over goat theft
Man replaces lost thumb with big toe
Lagos suspends, accuses Baale of faking kidnap
Lagos driver beats wife to death for drinking
PDP leadership battle was hard but sweet – Makarfi
ICYMI: PDP ‘ll retake Aso Rock in 2019 – Reps caucus
ICYMI: Fayose threatens to release 11 damaging pictures on Buhari’s health
Osinbajo’s visit to Buhari has proven rumour mongers wrong – Orji Kalu
APC withdraws from Akwa Ibom LG election
PDP remains a discredited party –APC
PDP vows to recapture power in 2019
Bello wasting resources on political jamboree, says PDP
Debts: Reps demand N2.7tn settlement proposal details
Don’t stop electricity tariff review, Fashola begs Nigerians
14 credit card dos and don’ts
150 wealthy Nigerians face asset, tax probe
Funtuna unveils hard-boiled, coloured eggs
NB launches zobo-flavoured alcoholic drink
Buhari calls, writes Akande over wife’s death
Kyle Walker joins Manchester City
Defoe bids tearful farewell to ‘best mate’ Bradley
Ajax, Nice clash in Champions League qualifiers
Lagos hands over teachers accused of defiling pupils to police
Corps members to sponsor physically challenged pupil
Creative industry is our new oil – Lai Mohammed
Police schools’ teachers lament poor conditions
How to enjoy a traditional Nigerian weekend
Paucity of funds militating against Nigeria’s motion picture industry – Saint Obi
Pete Edochie’s son, Yul, announces plan to contest in Anambra guber election
Why Nigerian doctors, dentists are going abroad
The mental health angle of epilepsy
Small improvements to eating habits may prolong life – Study
Patients lament breakdown of CT machine in UCH
Five tips for taking better photos with iPhone
Apple unveils iCloud data centre in China
Five things you should know about the tech industry
Smart ways to protect your mobile device
Editorial: Security: Idris should reform police
Osinbajo: In abrasion with ambition
Marking Speaker Dogara’s comment on the military
A generation that won’t grow up
Soyinka: Back to the cactus patch
Alleged stealing: Court grants ex-OAU VC, bursar bail
150 wealthy Nigerians face asset, tax probe
PDP announces ‘amnesty’ for Sheriff, Cairo, others


Osinbajo: 2.3m Nigerians Scramble for 300,000 FG’s N-Power jobs
Cross River Assembly Declares APC Member’s Seat Vacant
Suspend Repatriation of Refugees, UNHCR Warns Nigeria, Cameroon
NPC Worries over Rapid Population Growth in Nigeria
Sheriff Congratulates Makarfi, PDP Fixes Oct for Nat’l Convention
Etisalat Nigeria Changes Name to 9Mobile
FG to Save N120bn from Civil Service Reforms
Nigeria Has Let Its Economic Crisis Go to Waste
Buhari Writes, Calls Akande over Wife’s Death
Petroleum Ministry Establishes Transparent Process for Refineries Revamp
Nigeria will Continue to Borrow, Adeosun Clarifies
Dogara Queries CBN over Non-disclosure of Interests Accruable on Foreign Reserves
Ex-British Prime Minister, Blair Visits El-Rufai, Pledges Support for Kaduna
Emirates Passenger Dies on Arrival at Lagos Airport
NNPC: Capital Oil Has Repaid N2bn, Still Owes N9bn But Creditworthy
INEC Puts Melaye’s Recall on Hold
Ambode Suspends Traditional Ruler for Faking Own Kidnap
51 Years After, Gowon Honours ‘Dissident’ Ijaw Heroes
52 Days after, Igbonla Boys Still in Captivity as Classmates Graduate
Operational Environment, Inconsistent Policies Kill Nigerian Airlines, Says Babalakin
Fashola: Power Sector Privatisation was Deceptively Delivered
Trinity House Celebrates 7 Years
Kano Parents Apply Fake Ink on Children to Avoid Polio Vaccination
DHQ Debunks Allegation of Attempt by Military to Hijack Power from Osinbajo
Enelamah Assures Local Manufacturers of Conducive Environment
Ohakim Hails Judgment on PDP Leadership Dispute
Rotary International: Nigerian Child Has No Reason to Suffer from Polio
Court Orders Release of Ex-Jigawa Gov. Turaki
Police Arrest Seven Abuja-Kaduna Highway Kidnappers
Appeal Court Settles Age-long Obaship Tussle in Ondo
Spanish Govt Condemns Recent Attack in the North-east
Norway, UNITAR Urge FG to Invest in Oil Spill Prevention
Enugu APC Chairman Remains Suspended, Aggrieved Party Members Insist
Transcorp Hilton Abuja Celebrates 30th Anniversary
DaveDani MFB Offers Funding for ICAN Initiative
CBN: Nigerians Lose N11.9bn to Ponzi Schemes in 2016
Lagos to Raise N100bn via Bond for Infrastructure Financing
Stock Market Remains Upbeat as Bulls Consolidate Hold
Ecobank Raises International Spend Limit on Naira Cards
FAAN Moves to Paralyse Flight Operations over Ministerial Directive on Its…
PDP House Caucus Extends Olive Branch to Defectors, Aggrieved Members Politics
I Would Have Resigned If Sheriff Had Won, Says PDP BoT…
The PDP Crisis in Retrospect
Enterprise Risk Management: The Public Sector (I)
Deconstructing Folorunso Alakija
So the Peoples Democratic Party is not Dead
20-year-old Sopuruchukwu Emerges Winner of CACA 2017 Music Talent Hunt
CWAY Restates Commitment to Quality as Nutri-milk Clocks 10
Rabiu Ali Beats Tchato to 7th VAT Wonder Goal Award
Nigeria, 10 Others Set for Lagos International Badminton Classics
Niger Commissioner Invites LMC to Inspect Minna Stadium
First Deepwater, IGP Queens Win as Curtain Falls on Phase Four
Iwobi Pleased to Assist Lacazette Get Debut Goal for Gunners
Adepoju Drums Support for NFF, Eagles ahead Cameroon Clash
Back to Basics
Kachikwu: Nigeria Will Voluntarily Join OPEC Cuts

The Nation

 Nigeria is negotiable, say Soyinka, Dickson, others
 Sheriff to Makarfi: I don’t need your amnesty
 2.3 million apply for fresh N-Power job – Osinbajo
EFCC arraigns former Enugu CJ for ‘corruption’
Nigerians no longer happy with NLC – Wike
Police arrest three with human skulls in Ogun
OAU: Student Representative Council suspends Acting President
Alleged fraud: Ex- OAU vice chancellor granted bail
ActionAid calls for transparency in disbursement of N1.6bn fund
Navy foils merchant ship hijack
Crawford University says hasn’t increased tuition fees
A tale of two Oyo schools
Why I love reading
IBB varsity loses ‘principled’ dean
Hit-and-run driver kills LAUTECH student
‘Ways to benefit from new media’
Mayweather and McGregor share same private jet to London
Nostalgic Vincent Enyeama shares album photo
FG reaches out to Ikeme
Lacazette foresees perfect partnership with Iwobi
Bale shows off powerful legs in pre-season training
ITF Fixes 6-21 October For 17th Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis
Serena hails women’s advocate Murray
Edo APC lawmaker: I won’t defect
Why I rejected APC senatorial ticket, by Ilaka
Lagos poll: APC should unite, says Seriki
I want to be a game changer – Fyah Pan
Royal Prince Film Academy gears up for new production
NAPON decries shortage of perioperative nurses in Nigeria
Forensic Medicine: Questionable injuries are not acts of God (1)
The Senate meeting’s health interlude
Man docked for abducting boy
CAUTION! Why you should not use smartphones on the road
‘My innovation will address issues relating to African consumers, businesses’
EU to partner NYSC to end irregular migration of Nigerians
Keeping kidnappers at bay
‘Save polytechnic education from collapse’
Extend school feeding to tertiary schools, Fed Govt told
How to tackle problem of homelessness, others – EUC Homes chief
What skills should I have to trade profitably?
Fed Govt ‘ll continue to borrow, says finance minister
Dogara queries CBN’s non-disclosure of interests in foreign reserves accounts


INEC Registers 1.41m Voters, Distributes 54,395 PVCs
UN Bids Osotimehin Farewell, Calls For Renewed Advocacy On HIV/AIDS
Jimmy Carter Released From Canadian Hospital After Suffering Dehydration
Oversubscription Of FG Bonds In 5 Yrs Is Proof Of Success Of Initiatives Adopted – DMO
CJN To Principal Lawyers: Reduce The Number Of Junior Lawyers Accompanying You
Cut 1 Tree, Plant 5, Lagos Commissioner Warns Residents
Youth Organisation To Fayose: Leave Buhari Alone, Desist From Shopping Buhari’s Ailing Pictures
Ambode Tasks National Assembly On Issues Hindering True Federalism
Pilot Training: NAF Takes Delivery Of Super Mushshak Aircraft
Birth Registration: NPC Registers Over 73, 000 Babies In Bauchi LGA
Monarch, House Of Reps Member Accused Of Sponsoring Cult Groups In Rivers – Army
Tailors Can Be Professors, Doctors Of Fashion – Labour Leader
2019: There’s vacancy in Aso Rock —PDP Reps
Etisalat rebrands, now 9Mobile
Avert another war, Danjuma, Dogonyaro, Lekwot, others warn
Contrary to Adeosun, FG says it’ll continue to borrow
ICPC arraigns whistle-blower over raid on Namadi Sambo’s residence
Naira appreciates to N362.8 in NAFEX
Kachikwu, Tinubu clash at Senate over proposed concession of P/Harcourt refinery
Arewa youths ask UN to pronounce IPOB terror group, say Kanu has finally crossed the boundaries
FIFA suspends Sierra Leone FA congress
Watford sign Chalobah from Chelsea
Walker set to become most expensive defender
Rangers FC midfielder, Christian Madu’s missing in action
Rohr: I have no plans to quit Eagles
Anambra guber: PPA holds primary July 22
Our case against Suswam by Ortom
Next presidents, replacements for Soyinka, Clarke, others’ll be products of Ijaw Academy – Dickson
It’s fight to the finish in Amuwo-Odofin —Egoh
2019: 34 governorship aspirants warm up in Oyo
Pro-Biafra groups disagree with Kanu, insist on holding Anambra gov election on Nov 18
Yul Edochie joins Anambra gubernatorial race
Beyonce flaunt pictures of her newborn twins
Love story inspires me, says rising RnB singer, KingCe
Tope Tedela, Paul Utomi, debut with What Lies Within
NFVCB boss cautions film makers against tribalism, division trailing movie industry
Nigeria can produce 380,000 cars per year —Jacky, KIA MD
Steel manufacturers tasks SON on operators’ monitoring
I became 33rd wife when he touched my buttocks, wanted criminal’s wife tells Benue court
FG abolishes BSc/HND dichotomy in paramilitary services
How Agemo festival put Ijebuland on hold for seven days
How LG smart devices boost vacation experiences

The Sun

Leave Buhari alone – Youth group to Governor Fayose
US returnee dies at Lagos airport
Northern elders must talk to their youths – Kalu
ICPC arraigns whistle-blower over false information on ex-VP Sambo
Arewa youths ask UN to hold referendum on Biafra
Ambode suspends Baale of Shangisha for faking kidnap
Etisalat Nigeria changes name to 9Mobile
Acting President’s visit to Buhari has proved rumour mongers wrong –Orji Kalu
Nigeria’s unity: Practise what you preach, Osinbajo tells elite
Reps probe alleged killing of 97 Nigerians by Cameroonian Gendarmes
FG to investigate gas suppliers over alleged N100m rip-off
I was fired for exposing N11bn petroleum products diversion –ex-NNPC Retail MD
NCDMB increases Nigerian Content Fund to $200m
… To unveil updated MoU with BoI
Northern elders must talk to their youths – Kalu
Proposed market triggers tension in Enugu
•Aggrieved family draws battle line with monarch, town union, council boss, over communal land From
Back from the dead, Ernest Asuzu says: Nollywood is evil!
What’s the acting President not telling us?
The hyenas and jackals metaphor
Between Nigerian Igbo and Biafra agitators
How to develop your niche
Fulani cattle breeders: A national pride turned prey
IRT arrests Idris gang members terrorising northern roads
FG abolishes dichotomy in Immigration, Civil Defence, Prisons
From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja
Research’ll help yam production –Ogbeh
Osun senatorial by-election, Apc quagmire and Anambra guber
Manchester City goalkeeper, Hart, visits Ikeme in hospital
• Rohr heads to England for Eagles goalie, Moses
Russia 2018: Adepoju drums support for NFF, Eagles
•Urges presidency to stop enemies of Nigerian football
…Basssey demands new team
Borrowing necessary to implement FG’s recovery plan –Finance Minister
FG approves $300m for PH refinery repair
FG targets over $1bn from VAIDS, says Adeosun
EDITORIAL: Abiola Francis Irele (1936-2017)


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