News Headlines July 18, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 18, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers
Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Pressure mounts on PDP to sanction Sheriff, others
Terrorism became bigger under Jonathan, Presidency replies Dasuki Fani-Kayode, Bode George gun for PDP chairmanship
I covered my husband’s mouth with pillow while assassin stabbed him to death – Wife
LG worker detained for sharing name with UK-based woman
Father butchers son, dumps him in Ogun bush
2019: Jonathan, Makarfi, others vow to rebuild PDP
Integrity group recants, says fraud petitions against Amaechi false
Detained UNIBEN student tells SUG how church member died
How Diezani, others diverted NNPC’s $1.8bn –FG
How Becker lost £100m investments in Nigeria
Ganduje, Ango, Muhammed knock Gana for anti-North statement
Fraudsters operate five Facebook accounts in Lagos CP’s name
Justice Obaseki dies at 93, Edo mourns Osun rejects national grazing bill
Female suicide bomber kills nine in Borno mosque
Nigeria needs repackaging not restructuring, says Okorocha
Fayose floats presidential campaign
Immigration officer files suit as minister decorates 16 ACGs
WASSCE results out, 59% pass Mathematics, English
Buhari’s minister visits Makarfi in PDP headquarters
Nigeria loses N7tn yearly to maritime insecurity, leakages – Dogara
Six die in Ogun auto crash
Minister suspends eight more NHIS top officials, HMOs tackle Yusuf
Let’s leave Buhari alone
Oyo warns pensioners against fraudulent agents
FG to regulate commercial use of drones
Minister unveils $1m venture capital for creative industry
Malala meets Osinbajo, rescued Chibok girls
Open letter to S’West govs: This house has fallen
Germans intensify Ujah chase, City drop Iheanacho
Minister unveils $1m venture capital for creative industry
Nigeria needs repackaging not restructuring, says Okorocha
Terrorism became bigger under Jonathan, Presidency replies Dasuki
WASSCE results out, 59% pass Mathematics, English
I covered my husband’s mouth with pillow while assassin stabbed him to death – Wife
Fraudsters operate five Facebook accounts in Lagos CP’s name
Six die in Ogun auto crash
Calabar tank farm explosion: Death toll rises to 11
19-year-old man bags life imprisonment for raping 35-year-old woman
Fani-Kayode, Bode George gun for PDP chairmanship
2019: Jonathan, Makarfi, others vow to rebuild PDP
Fayose floats presidential campaign
‘Akeredolu ‘ll soon be sacked’
Sheriff’s loyalists won’t leave PDP, says Ojougboh
Tinubu visits Kano gov, endorses him for second term
How to cancel a cheque
Govt to fix signage, markings on federal roads
Senate pledges commitment to ICT goals
FIRS shuts four firms over N630m tax debt
Stocks: CBN special forex window attracts N2.715tn investments
Land allocation delay sparks anxiety among Rangers players
Journalists slam C’River over Bekom’s death
Barca announce record $800m revenue
Women’s Euro 2017: Russia beat Italy 2-1
10 Smartphones that will give real value for your money
Second born children are more likely to be criminals —Study
Religious people have mental illness, neuroscientist warns
82% students in Adeleke University on scholarship – Pro-chancellor
UniAbuja wants herdsmen banned from campus, hostels
UNIAFRICA kicks off in September
WAEC withholds 214, 952 WASSCE results
JAMB to resolve exam issues before releasing results
Winter is here: ‘Game of Thrones’ begins season seven
‘Game of Thrones’ premiere crashes HBO website
Shameful! Suicide is still a crime in Nigeria
‘About 12.9 million babies missed vaccinations in 2016’
To enjoy long life, have more sex –Scientists
Coscharis brings mobile school to Nigeria
Inlaks, CBN provide agent banking solution for MFBs
Emirates expands free in-flight Wi-Fi offering
Nigeria should adopt blockchain for payments – Digital Encode
Editorial: FRSC shooting: IG, prosecute Abia speaker, killer cops
Are writers born or made?
Taming Badoo cultists
Terrorism became bigger under Jonathan, Presidency replies Dasuki
How Diezani, others diverted NNPC’s $1.8bn –FG
WASSCE results out, 59% pass Mathematics, English


Power of Confirmation: Senate Unfazed by Presidency’s Decision to Head to Supreme Court.
• Says Magu discredited by DSS, not legislature
Court Adjourns FG’s Suit Against Omokore, Aluko over $1.7bn Debt
Inflation Falls for Fifth Straight Month to 16.1%
NHIS Saga: More Officials Suspended as Security Personnel Besiege Agency’s Premises
Boris Becker Loses £100m Fortune Investing in Nigerian Oil Firms
CBN Sells $195m to Banks
Crude Oil Price Inches up to $49 as US Drilling Declines
12 Killed in Suicide Attacks in Borno
WAEC Records 70% Pass in 2017 WASSCE
FG: We Can’t Allow Drones on Our Airspace Uncontrolled, Unregulated
Okorocha Kicks against Restructuring of Nigeria
Afenifere Secretary: FG Sponsoring Opposition to 2014 Confab Report
FG Unveils $1m Venture Capital to Boost Creative Industry
Malala Calls for Declaration of Emergency in Nigeria’s Education
Presidency: Dasuki’s Claim on Boko Haram, Attempt to Rewrite History
Integrity Group Recants, Exonerates Amaechi from Corruption Charges
APC Sweeps Chairmanship Seats in Kebbi LG Polls
APC National Legal Adviser, Banire Raises the Alarm over Threat to Life
Osinbajo: FG to Bring Down Cost of Aviation Fuel
Dogara Laments N7tn Annual Losses to Insecurity in Maritime Sector
Ijaw Youths Decry Military ‘Invasion’ of Bayelsa Towns
Bola Tinubu Drums up Support for Ganduje’s Second Term
Women Affairs Minister Seeks Gender Quota in Politics, Governance
World Bank Moves Commits $350m to Fight Chronic Malnutrition in Nigeria
Smuggling Threatens $7Bn Investment in Rice Production, Says Senate President
New ALGON Boss Pays Worker’s Salary Arrears
NBA Inaugurates Nine Committees for Effective Performance
Senate President in Sokoto, Condoles Wamakko over Lawmaker’s Death
Rebranding: MPPP Changes Name to Mega Party of Nigeria
Edo Mourns Justice Obaseki
FG, NDDC Move to Revitalise Abandoned Rice Mills
Wike Calls for the Amendment of UBEC Act to Accommodate Senior Secondary Schools
Five Arraigned over Enugu Herdsmen Attack
LASG Trains 380 RRS Operatives on Emergency Response, CPR
Boko Haram Abducts 14 Women in Highway Ambush, Community Says
Tetramanor Delivers N600m TM Gardens
Report: Upstream Projects’ FIDs to Double in 2017
FG Reviews 14-year -old PHCN Meter Contract, Secures Arbitration
‘LAGESC will have zero Tolerance for Environmental Infractions’
FCT Minister Threatens Estate Allottees: ‘Develop Fish Pond or Have Allocation…
How Obiano Won the War against Crimes
Another Challenge for the Judiciary
‘Presidency Underestimated “Anti-Anti-Corruption” Elements in the Senate’
Embracing Society’s Rejects
SWAN Declares Three-day Mourning for Late Eddie Bekom
Frankie Fredericks Suspended from IAAF Council
Transfer: Bayern Gives up on Sanchez
Obatoyinbo Dispels Swimming ‘Myth’
Barca Coach Happy with MSN, Says No Need for New Signings
The State of the States

The Nation

 18 senators under probe for alleged N367.5b fraud
 Calabar fire death toll now 11
 States get another Paris Club refund
 CBN pumps in $195m more to boost forex supply
 WAEC withholds 214,952 results
 NBS Report: Inflation drops to 16.10 per cent
 Malala seeks emergency in education sector
 Improved forex supply lifts economy
 NECO denies recruitment
 Senate, Customs settle rift
Niger institutions begin indefinite strike
Landmark University’s best accounting graduating- student attributes feat to father
FCE Gombe declares ‘no work no pay’ for striking lecturers
How Roger Federer Spent the Special Night He Won His 19th Grand Slam Title
How Six Times Grand Slam Legend Lost £100M to Nigerian Oil Deal
Oboh to represent Nigeria at World Stars of Junior Golf Tournament
CAF mulls 24-team AFCON
Tottenham makes U-turn in Ross Barkley deal
Federer’s Wimbledon Success Sparks Fight for Top ATP Ranking
SWAN Declares National Mourning For Late South South VP
Celebrating the unseen fulcrum of a vision and visioner
Restructuring is inevitable, says Etta
Voting APC candidates in council poll ‘ll strengthen governance—Razak
Senegalese movie sweeps the AMAAs
Lawyer who was an obese child writes Seyi Law over daughter
Bayelsa showcases own development in new TV series
Family, friends urge IGP to rescue abducted director
Apapa logjam: NUPENG seeks alternative loading depots for tankers
NIJ chief backs APC style
Thousands dump parties for APC
‘How our community paper has survived for 25 years’
SSCE: WAEC releases results, 59.22% pass
Senate: 282 vessels missing from NPA’s custody
Osinbajo pledges tax relief to investors in creative arts
FinTech and new face of banking
Funding directive row rocks FAAN,AIB


Birth Registration Now At The Doorstep Of Nigerians
 Awo’s Reply To State Of Emergency In 1962 (2)
 Yusuf’s Tawaye, Ogundipe Loading?
 Prices Of Diesel, Cooking Gas Drop By 9.4%, 9% In Q2’17
 NHIS: Adewole Okays Suspension Of 8 Officials
 Average Fares Declined In May –NBS
 Dasuki’s Claim On Boko Haram False —Presidency
 Anambra Poll: Primaries: Agbaso Serves Obiano With August 17 Date
 90% Of Antibiotics Use Unnecessary — EXPERTS
 No Need For Restructuring In Nigeria — Okorocha
 ‘Declare Family Planning National Emergency’
 Science, Engineering And Mathematics, No Arabic, Please!
 Quit Notice: Igbo Youths In The North Commend Peace Moves By Ohanaeze
 Inflation Rate Declines To 16.1% In June
 Ugwuanyi Moves To Sanitise Enugu Metropolis
 Azuri Peninsula Is A Premium Long Term Development
 Power Plants To Be Built In Gas Flare Sites — FG
Naira Appreciates At NAFEX As CBN Injects $195/$
State Of The Nation: AbdulSalam, Sultan, Onaiyekan, Ukiwe, Kukah, Amuka, Others Brain Storm In Abuja
‘Apes’ Swings To Top Of US Box Office
Dazzling Looks Of Celebrities At AMAA 2017
Movie Stars, Diplomats, Others Celebrate Abraham Nwankwo With ‘Tatu’ Premiere
“Mission Impossible” Actor, Martin Landau, Dies At 89
R. Kelly Accused By Parents Of Holding Daughters In ‘sex Cult’
Anambra Poll: Zoning Becomes An Issue Again
Anambra Poll: APC Primaries: Rigging Fears Cloud Contest
No Urhobo Blood Should Be Shed For Politics — Taiga
Anambra Poll: APC Ponders Pruning Of Candidates
SWAN Declares 3-day Mourning For Late Bekom
Wood, Others Hit Lagos For Freestyle Football
Twenty Teams For Peller Unity Cup
Morocco Ready To Host 2019 AFCON Moses’ Success Helped Convince Rudiger Of Chelsea Move
Malala Visits Osinbajo, Tells FG To Declare Emergency On Education
59.22% Pass Maths, English As WAEC Releases Results
Azuri Peninsula Is A Premium Long Term Development
Time For Insurers To Innovate Capacity For Bigger Risks – Standard Alliance Boss

The Sun

More heads roll in NHIS
• Heavy security, as minister suspends 6 GMs, others
Keke operators on rampage in Onitsha over levies 
2 more die in Calabar tank farm fire
PDP opens reconciliation, conflict management office
• We’re still party members –Sheriff
 FG announces $1m Venture Capital to boost creative industry
Anambra guber: APC sells forms N5.5m
•Unveils candidates
8 killed, 18 injured in another bomb explosion in Maiduguri
…UNIMAID presents Alfa-Jets skid brake to NAF
Fayose inaugurates presidential campaign
WAEC records best results in 15 years
• 59.22% obtain 5 credits with English, Maths
$17.5m debt: Banks get court’s nod to seize Aluko, Omokore’s assets
Urban renewal: Leave my roads, Ugwuanyi tells roadside traders, mot.      or park operators
One of 3 child births in Anamlbra unintended – Survey
6 feared dead in Ogun auto crash
Navy warns troublemakers against LG elections in Lagos
Ekiti guber: Fayose, PDP our common enemies, APC chair tells aspirants
To achieve peaceful society, we must impact good values in our wards
Confessions of visually-impaired journalist: How I became successful despite my disability
•In Lagos, blind reporter motivates youths with life story
Amaechi: Wechie and attempt to rewrite history
Nigeria’s unity: Negotiable or non-negotiable?
War in Nigeria: Victory remains elusive, 50 years on
Discos need N220bn to give consumers meter –Fashola
NIA generates N160m from NIID uploads in 2016
Economy to exit recession as inflation falls to 16.10%
Manchester City drops Iheanacho
Infantino in Rabat as CAF mulls 24 –team AFCON
SWAN mourns Eddie Bekom
EDITORIAL: New HIV drug for Nigeria


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