​News Headlines July 21. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 21. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Governors set up committee on state police, funding
CAF expands AFCON to 24 teams
I can’t backslide into secular music – Ada
Lai’s laughable idea
Governors set up committee on state police, funding
Kogi gov damns ASUU
Lagos LG polls: LP confirms alliance with PDP
Restructuring: CSOs, Afenifere, Fani-Kayode disagree with Ohanaeze on APC’s panel
A’court frees Ngilari of fraud, quashes five-year jail term
NURTW member in free-for-all, 15 injured
Baba Obasanjo and my white handkerchiefs
OPC flays Kanu over comments on Obasanjo, Tinubu
Abuja taxi driver kills ex-ambassador, steals car
Oil thief jailed 12 years
1.2 million candidates committed malpractice in seven years –NECO
Four investments that keep your money secure
TSA: Lenders kick as court orders seven banks to remit $793.2m to FG
PDP seeks to woo Alao-Akala, Ladoja into party
We’ll pass NFIU bill next week, says Senate
Senate okays N200/$ forex discount for hajj pilgrims
Police arraign 10 hackers for N150m banking fraud
PDP proposes to stop chairman from controlling party funds
Fresh suit wants FEC to declare Buhari unfit
Fake kidnap: Court remands ex-Baale of Shangisa, wife
Nigerian stockbrokers to begin trading in UK, others
Nasarawa doctor transfuses HIV-infected blood into boy
Messi is a machine built to play football – Xavi
Jail, not amnesty, for treasury looters i’m joining Chelsea because of Conte – Morata
Lagos car thieves intercepted in Minna
Job-seeking teenager in police net over possession of firearms
Four investments that keep your money secure
Wrong diagnosis: Medical council asks family to write petition
NURTW member in free-for-all, 15 injured
Family of tailor killed by Lagos DPO drops case
Tour operators partner NAHCON for hitch-free hajj
‘Teach European languages to boost security’
Stocks gain N63bn, Transcorp Hotels profit drops by 60%
‘Early exposure to education necessary for child development’
Eight tips to get the most of your iPhone
Senate okays N200/$ forex discount for hajj pilgrims
NURTW member in free-for-all, 15 injured
Fake kidnap: Court remands ex-Baale of Shangisa, wife
Lagos car thieves intercepted in Minna
Job-seeking teenager in police net over possession of firearms
PDP seeks to woo Alao-Akala, Ladoja into party
We’ll support passage of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill, says Dogara
Paris Club refund: Ondo confirms receipt of N7.004bn
Why I like dancing –Senator Adeleke
Anambra governorship election: UPP sells form N5m
Magu: No going back on suspension of Presidency’s appointments –Saraki
Anambra: Andy Uba, Nwibe pick APC nomination forms
Ajaokuta: Ministry advised Osinbajo against concession to Indian firm
‘Oworonshoki water front’ll enhance Lagos mega city plan’
Survival strategies for small businesses in hostile environment
CAF expands AFCON to 24 teams
Messi is a machine built to play football – Xavi
O.J. Simpson granted parole
Ministry bows to pressure, upholds AFN, w’lifting polls
Zenith Bank b’ball: Teams ready for Final 8
Temi Otedola sets internet on fire with Mr Eazi’s birthday stunt
Guilty teacher writes apology letter to student 11 years after graduation
#BuyNaija: Five Nigerian designers set to rule the world
Fans react to Chelsea, Madrid €80m deal for Morata
Minister orders NERDC to separate CRK, IRK in curriculum
Abiola Irele: Farewell to scholar without borders
Make Yoruba a compulsory subject, Elebuibon urges FG
NANS laments bombing, kidnapping in schools, raises committee
Yaba e-library: More than books and literacy
Lawmakers, top politicians to become reading ambassadors
America is no paradise for African migrants — Maik Nwosu
In Canada, Ogunjimi rules gospel music scene
Linkin Park singer, Chester Bennington, commits suicide
FG not banning overseas production of films — Lai Mohammed
Sickle cell and its individuality
How to prevent food poisoning
NB donates eight incubators to LUTH
Teach children with autism sex education – Expert
Safe obesity, diabetes surgery can be less invasive —Okaro
AIDS claimed one million lives in 2016 – UN
Editorial: Jail, not amnesty, for treasury looters
Re: Ife Varsity fraud: Students protest shameful
Of professional bodies that sit and watch
Okogie and Nigeria’s unending search for leadership


In Ex Parte, Court Orders Seven Banks to Remit $793.2m to TSA
Restructuring: Govs Constitute Panel on State Police, Others
Luxembourg Bank’s Lien May Impede US Bid to Seize Aluko’s Cash
Despite Relative Peace, Oil Thieves Continue to Suppress Nigeria’s Oil Output
Appeal Court Reverses Sentencing, Acquits Ngilari
NEC Begins Consideration of 2018-2020 MTEF
Adio: Nigeria will Remain Vulnerable Without Savings
Senate Confirms Eight INEC RECs, Withholds Lagos, Two Others
Osinbajo Seeks N’Assembly’s Approval for N135.64bn Virement for Priority Projects
Nigeria Financial Intelligence Agency Bill Passes First Reading
Okunbo: I Can’t Be Blackmailed over Alleged Oil Swap Deal
FMC Director: 42,000 Victims of Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes Have Received Medical Attention in Six Months
INEC Asks Court to Vacate Order Halting Melaye’s Recall Process
UN Drums up Support for Nigerian Women, Girls
PDP Dissolves Dickson’s Reconciliation Committee
Eminent Leaders of Thought Wade into Call for Restructuring
LG Polls: Breach Security, Be Jailed for Six Months, Lagos CP Warns
UAE’s Etisalat Group Severs Ties with 9Mobile’s Nigerian Shareholder
Paris Club Refund: Imo Confirms Receiving N7bn, Ondo Gets N7.03bn
DSS Warns Security, Anti-graft Agencies against Illegal Use of Its Name
Osinbajo Meets APC Govs, Party Prepares for Convention
Fake Kidnapping: Court Remands Deposed Traditional Ruler, Accomplices in Kirikiri Prison
Apapa Crisis: Lagos Police Disown Killer Cop
IYC Demands 70% of Modular Refineries Licences
Advocacy Group Lauds Military for De-Radicalising Repentant Boko Haram Members
Fashola Laments Nigeria’s Socio-economic Losses from Deficient Road Signs
FG Promises to Sanitise NDDC
Enugu Electoral Commission Gets Funds for Council Polls
2018 Budget: NEC Begins Consideration of 2018-2020 MTEF
ExxonMobil Denies Oil Spills in Ibeno as Youths Protest, Block Workers at QIT
NCC Act Has Become Moribund, Says CJN
FG: Without Host Communities’ Consent, No Fresh Mining Licences will Be Awarded
Senate Recommends N200/$ Exchange Rate for Hajj Pilgrims
Kagame, Gurib-Fakim, Moghalu to Speak at TED Global Conference
Nigerians Urged to Patronise Locally Made Products
Lagos CIBN, Stakeholders to Discuss National Policies
Firm Holds Seminar on Real Estate Investment
Group Seeks to Boost Nigeria’s Fashion Industry
Lafarge Africa Records N19.7bn Profit in Six Months
House Vows to Ensure Passage of ‘Not Too Young to Run…
Not So, Garba Shehu
Umeh: APGA Man at 55
Enterprise Risk Management: The Public Sector (II)
Bello Rewards Niger Flickers with a New Astro Turf Pitch, Bus
Guardiola: It Was an Honour Working with Iheanacho
Mbappe Approach Illegal, Says Monaco
Golf: Ahmed Promises the Return of Kwara Open
Gusau’s Election as AFN President Upheld
AFCON Moved to Summer
Amaechi’s God Complex
Nigerians Urged to Patronise Locally Made Products
Lagos CIBN, Stakeholders to Discuss National Policies
Firm Holds Seminar on Real Estate Investment
Group Seeks to Boost Nigeria’s Fashion IndustryLafarge Africa Records N19.7bn Profit in Six Months

The Nation

Seven banks ‘hide N249.6b for unknown govt officials’
 Sterling, Fidelity: we’re not involved
 NEC harmonises telecoms right of way charges
 Aregbesola, Ajimobi, Ambode, celebrate Akande’s wife at fidau
 Senators to fast-track NFIU
 PDP not a threat, says Okorocha
 Osinbajo seeks NASS approval for N135bn ‘virement’
 INEC asks court to set aside interim order on Melaye’s recall
UN drums support for Nigerian women, girls
Was it murder or an accident?
The age of social media
Our plan against youth migration, by govt
Group hosts career guidance workshop for students
All hail the best
I almost dropped out of school, says valedictorian
Students canvass open data policy
Former NFL Footballer, O.J. Simpson Granted Parole after 9 Years in Prison
Dele Alli is planet’s most valuable U-21
National Sports Federations Elections On Course as Court Vacate Injunction
World Stars of Junior Golf Tournament: Georgia Oboh in race for medal
Commotion Among Delegates As Court halts Sports Federations Re-run Elections
IAAF approves the application of eight Russians to compete internationally
ITTF to live stream Nigeria Open
APC leaders seek unity ahead of council elections
Banire: Burden of a crusader
‘PDP can’t win polls’
Flavour gets accolades for making blind boy’s dream come true
Con’Astone replies critics with ‘Igbanladogi’
Thank you Tonto, Halima says
‘Why Nigeria is investing more in family planning’
Agency to unveil new scheme in Sokoto
Power Oil takes campaign to Enugu, others
Police arrest fake recruitment syndicate in Edo
Apapa mayhem: Sergeant ‘on his own’, says CP
Court remands deposed Shangisha Baale, wife in prison
Bayelsa NULGE, health workers to begin strike Monday
‘No strike at Wesley varsity’
FUTO alumni begin N220m housing project
KWASU, UK firm sign $150m solar power pact
UNIABUJA to run Mass Communication, nursing, soon
NNPC increases gas-to-power by 64%
Oil dips after rising above $50
Visa,banks partner to deepen mobile payment
Ngige: govt committed to enforcement of Factories Act


AM I’m Not Involved In Any Deal With Diezani —Okunbor
Falana, The Baby And The Bathwater
APC Allegation On Paris Club Refund Foolish, Mischievous — Fayose’s Aide
Third Man Named In Diezani’s Alleged $1.7bn US Corruption Case
UBER Enters Alliance With Germaine Auto Centre On Fleet Maintenance
Appeal Court Acquits Bala Ngilari, Ex-Adamawa Gov
MMPN Praises Ambode On NAHCON Awards
NiMet DG Faults Calls For Creation Of Climate Change Agency …
Court Issues Warrant Against 6 Suspects In Robbing Of Amuka
Corruption Yet To Be Dealt With — Alarudeen
Ahmad, Samoura: Nigeria Key In CAF’s Change Agenda
Why Melaye’s Recall Process Must Continue, INEC Tells Court
Court Orders Banks To Remit $793m TSA Funds
Kia Partners Kogi, KOICA To Promote Vocational Training And Capacity Development
Siblings Accused Of Stealing Fufu, Bread, Drinks
I’ll Use Paris Club Refund To Pay Over N1.5bn Pension Arrears — Okorocha
LMC Sanctions Rangers Over Amapakabo’s Arrest
FG Probes NDDC Over N1trn Debt
Advocates Of Secession Are Agents Of Disunity – Northern Elders
Tsav Says State Police’ll Bring Anarchy As Governors Renew Bid
We’re Still In Talks With Arewa Youths — Ohanaeze Youth Council
Naira Appreciates In NAFEX, Parallel Market
FAAC Disburses N2.79trn To FG, States, LGs In H-1 2017
N30trn Fraud At Ports: Senate Gives Those Involved 4 Days To Come Clean
Senate To Begin Clause By Clause Debate On Reviewed 1999 Constitution
I Caught My Wife With Another Man Who She Claimed Was Her Pastor, Man Tells Court
Sister-in-law Beats Brother’s Wife For Taking Husband To Court
Linkin Park Singer Bennington Dead In Apparent Suicide
Tuface Holds Charity Concert To Support UNHCR Activities In North-East
Wizkid, Damian Marley Set For Music ‘collabo’
French Singer Dies On Stage Of Suspected Electrocution
Theophy Esuike Floats ‘Theory-X Entertainment’ Company
Third Man Named In Diezani’s Alleged $1.7bn US Corruption Case
Nigerians Are Regretting For Voting APC – Sule Lamido
Anambra Guber Polls : UPP Sells Forms N5m
Ahmad, Samoura: Nigeria Key In CAF’s Change Agenda
2018 FIFA W/C: Lions’ll Have Eagles For Dinner, Mboma Boasts
Federations’ Election Rerun: Confusion Reigns Supreme
ITTF To Live Stream Nigeria Open
 Have No Apologies Proscribing ASUU – Gov. Bello
WAEC Presents Score Card, Explains Improving WASSCE Performance
CRK Should Be Reviewed To Deepen The Right Values — Odivwri

The Guardian

How poverty affects brain development
Man, father-in-law fight over child’s custody
Minister denies killing of 97 Nigerians by Cameroonians
Governors’ forum raises panel to consider state police
Refineries realise N62 billion from refined products
Government reinstates Christian, Islamic studies as separate subjects
Troops repair roads, clear vegetation in North East
Osinbajo seeks N135.643 billion virement for priority projects
Amnesty alleges torture, killing of Nigerians, others in Cameroon
Lagos council poll prone to violence, warns Labour Party
Why it matters that regional integration has taken a back seat in Kenya’s election
Senate confirms eight, rejects three INEC commissioners
Gunmen abduct, detain former Rangers’ Coach, Amakapabo
Hooligans ‘take over’ Nigerian women football
IAAF World U18: Nigeria fails her young again
Georgia Oboh makes final cut, eyes U.S Kids World Championship
Protests trail Sports Ministry’s decision on federations’ re-run elections
Kwara Open will return this year, Ahmed assures players
AIB revives N2.09b worth of abandoned flight safety equipment
Total brings energy to 10 million people
Lufthansa airlifts 60 million passengers in six months
Visa seeks to disrupt Nigeria’s mobile payment market
Catch the fitness bug: Eat right – Part 1
Staying free from antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea
Editorial:  Francis Abiola Irele (1936 – 2017)
What exactly are we restructuring?
The burden of victory
For goodness sake, Nigeria is negotiable
How purpose-driven were the 2014 confab delegates?
Activist urges transparency in governance
Rivers APC, PDP bicker over calls for Nyesom Wike’s resignation
Retooling 1999 Constitution to douse national tension
Fayose, APC trade words over Ekiti’s Paris largesse
‘Syrian Billy Elliot’ dances his way to a new life
Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide
Halle Berry downs whisky at boozy Comic-con panel
Wizkid, Damian Marley set for music ‘collabo’
Experts seek measures to prevent imminent epidemic
Decline in global funding threatens search for HIV vaccine
Physicians want specialised healthcare in West African sub-region
Breathable, wearable electronics on skin for long-term monitoring

The Sun

Govs move to actualise state police
•Set up committee on modalities  • We’re not ripe for it –IGP
PDP: Dickson visits Makarfi, as party dissolves reconciliation committee
Wike flags-off reconstruction of 175 public schools
ANAMBRA GUBER: Obinna Uzoh, Moghalu, Madu, Onunkwo pick APC forms
How N40bn non-performing loans crippled Bank of Agriculture
…Stakeholders seek probe of credit disbursement
TSA: Court orders 7 banks to transfer $793m to FG
…No we’re not owing govt –banks
Senate rejects another Buhari’s nominee
•Suspends confirmation of 3 others 2017 budget: Osinbajo writes Reps, seeks N135.6bn virement
Biafra: We’ve father, son relationship with IPOB, says Ohanaeze
Anambra stands still as Obiano buries mother
Govs move to actualise state police
Buhari’s absence won’t stop National Convention –APC
• As Osinbajo, party’s governors meet NHIS: Suspended executive secretary meets probe panel
• Staff’ll be treated with dignity –Attahiru
PDP: Dickson visits Makarfi, as party dissolves reconciliation committee
Wike flags-off reconstruction of 175 public schools
US band Linkin Park’s lead singer commits suicide
Eagles made in Turkey
Appeal Court discharges, acquits ex-Adamawa gov, Ngilari
Western Lotto excites law students
…Storms Law School, Abuja
INEC seeks to vacate order stopping Senator Melaye’s recall
•Petitions CJN
Ladoja, Akala, Makinde’ll return to PDP soon, says ex-lawmaker
How to build cheap houses
Nigeria has no business importing building materials –Lawal
How Land Use Act’s encouraging slum devt
Eagles assistant coach, Amapakabo, arrested in Abuja
•LMC orders Rangers to pay him N16.7m
Women’s FA Cup final: NFF demands Dickson’s action on Siasia Siasia Stadium facilities
Rent edit to reduce rental costs soon –Senate
Building on swampy land without stress
FG to revive moribund industries in Niger Delta
EDITORIAL: Improved 2017 WASSCE results
Failed roads make life difficult for Satellite Town residents
•Save us from flooding, collapsed infrastructure, Lagos community begs govtOver 40 years in music, Ayinke Martins laments: Music has not made me millionaire
The leader Anambra needs
A knockdown is no knockout
Malabu: A scam that became a deal
Double payment, double jeopardy
The second coming of Sun

Daily Trust

This is no time for scheming, personal ambition in PDP – George
Bauchi governor sacks entire cabinet
Osinbajo, APC govs in closed-door meeting
Appeal court acquits Nggilari
UAE’s Etisalat terminates rights.

     granted to EMTS Nigeria to use Etisalat’s brand

Police arrest suspect over ex-ambassador’s death
Lawyer files fresh suit over Buhari’s health status
FG: Why economic growth may elude us till 2020
Govs push for state police as N/Assembly dumps bill
Spieth takes clubhouse lead at Open
Monaco reject City’s £44.5m Mendy bid
Realities about retirement
FG to verify 63,532 pensioners in North Central, South West
I taught Davido, Sina-Rambo, B-Red how to dance – Senator Adeleke
FEGGICOLA marks 40th anniversary in Lagos
Top FBN Holdings Plc officials visit Daily Trust in Lagos
AUN: Honour Society, motivating students to attaining excellence!
NiMet, NLC oppose climate change council
Kidnappers abduct UniAbuja senior staff
Agitations not about 2019 — Ojo
Women re-echo call for inclusiveness in governance
ALGON tasks governors on LG polls
Mourinho to settle for one more Man Utd signing
Paris club refund: No more excuse for unpaid pension arrears – Expert
Man tells court how wife grabs, twists his private part anytime they fight
How we robbed lotto operator of N500,000 – suspects
‘How stone found behind woman’s house in Ikorodu caused Badoo panic’
Did you know that jihad is in the Bible?
Imam Omar Suleiman
Destination North-East
Power with(out) responsibility: Apologia to lawmakers
Before President returns…
What’s Hadiza Bala Usman up to?
OJ Simpson to be freed from Nevada prison
UGANDA: Police arrest 56 for holding illegal meetings
Abusive prince arrested by order of King Salman
Editorial: PDP after the crises


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