News Headlines July 25, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 25, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

PDP governors, others to visit President Buhari

Passengers escape death as tanker rams into bus

Reps seek seven-year jail term for money launderers
Borno bombers attack two IDP camps, kill six
Despite agitations, Nigeria won’t break up, says Gowon
Police arrest fleeing B’Haram commander in FCT
Delta group protests Okowa’s N13.6bn proposed secretariat
Reps vote on new age for President, govs Wednesday
Lagos floods and our (In)humanity
Policemen killed my abducted husband during rescue operation – Widow
Luggage carrier remanded for dealing in cocaine
Inmates bomb cell as security operatives foil jailbreak
Three policemen dismissed for ‘robbing’ residents of N200,000
A viral disease called out of bound
Budget row: Fashola faces Reps’ panel Friday
International students may have to renew visas yearly
With Biafra, Igbo’ll remain in Nigeria, says Nnamdi Kanu
Bama: Osinbajo meets security chiefs, Borno governor
S’West govs okay joint task force on security
Constitution review’ll give states more power – Saraki
TSA fund: FG serves forfeiture order on banks
Militants destroy Trans-Niger pipeline, Nigeria loses 150,000bpd
Power generation falls below 3,000MW, seven plants idle
We should celebrate Faleti, not mourn — Soyinka, minister, Aregbesola
Two policemen, hoodlums arrested for extorting drivers
Another Yoruba actor dies
Remain steadfast, Oyinlola tells APC members
Catholic laity backs pope’s sanction against Ahiara diocese
LASG urges accountants to boost state finances
MSMEs: Ambode advocates single digit lending rates
CBN returns N51.9bn illegal deductions to bank customers
Using e-payment without card
Lagos LG election results
MSMEs: Ambode advocates single digit lending rates
Despite agitations, Nigeria won’t break up, says Gowon
Delta group protests Okowa’s N13.6bn proposed secretariat
Passengers escape death as tanker rams into bus
Three policemen dismissed for ‘robbing’ residents of N200,000
Security agencies foil prison break in Bayelsa
Man dies in Imo massive flood
South West governors meet on regional integration
Buhari may return in two weeks – Okorocha
15 political parties back restructuring
Nigerians elected Buhari willingly, should accept his style of doing things – Adesina
Lagos LG polls: PDP, Accord win seven councillorship seats
Protect your president, Trump tells Republicans
Govs visit to Buhari: Merchants of lies out of business, says Okorocha
TSA fund: FG serves forfeiture order on banks
Militants destroy Trans-Niger pipeline, Nigeria loses 150,000bpd
Stock market hits two-year high, soars by N218bn
Zero oil revenue days fast approaching, says Osinbajo
Robbed Adamawa Queens to get compensation
C’ River tackles FG over abandoned equipment at port
Zenith Bank b’ball: Deepwater, Dolphins win
Ogun moves to crack down on prostitution at stadiums
Antalyaspor target Wilshire
Onanor, Ajibade win freestyle tourney
Mixed reactions trail new photo of President Buhari
VC race: Age, tenure controversy tear IMSU apart
Don wants less use of technology in law
‘Why private tertiary institutions’ll not benefit from TETFUND’
Boat accident: Deceased’s family faults FUTA’s claim
Foreign training: Expert makes a case for local consultants
Rolling Stones working on new album
Five unforgettable films of Adabayo Faleti
25 countries, for Nigeria’s art, craft expo
Bimbo Oshin turns 46
Driving for more than two hours a day makes you less intelligent –Study
Editorial: NHIS crisis: Reps overstepping their bounds
A nation of churches, mosques, and petrol stations
Nigeria’s financial ‘intelligence’ at the crossroads
And they killed Nigerian Airways along with others
To improve your memory, have more sex —Study
Five things men should do after sex
Seven things women should always do after sex


Ekweremadu: Restructuring Must Be Done Incrementally, Not Just About Resource Control
• N’Assembly begins clause-by-clause consideration of constitution review • Amendments include decongestion of Exclusive List, abrogation of joint state-LG accounts, ministerial representation for FCT Damilola…
Okorocha: Buhari Could Be Back in Two Weeks
Nigeria Agrees to Cap Oil Output at 1.8mbpd
Fowler: Corporates, Individuals Making Enquiries on Amnesty Window to Pay Taxes
Ishaku Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill into Law
NAF Apologises for Rann Bombing, Says It Remains Traumatic for Pilots
House C’ttee Claims N15bn Lost in Power Privatisation
FG Unfolds North-east Reconstruction Initiative
IMF: Nigeria’s Economic Growth to Overtake South Africa Next Year
Adamawa PDP: Atiku is Under-utilised in APC
Osinbajo Visits Rivers Thursday, to Inaugurate Wike’s Projects
Dickson Proceeds on Vacation, Deputy Governor Takes Charge
NCC May Sanction Telcos over Call Masking, Summons Operators
3000MW Power Generation Plan on Course, Says Ambode
Laity Council Tells Ahiara Diocese It’s Brought Shame on Catholic Church
Anambra Guber: Uba Cries Out as APC Aspirants Gang up against Him
Convicted Oil Marketer Asks Court to Stay Judgment Ordering Him to Refund N963.7m to…
World Bank Collaborates with Yobe to Boost Agriculture
Police to Set up Anti-piracy Unit Nationwide
South West Governors Set Up Joint Task Force on Security
Villagers Flee Community, Take Refuge at Police Station over Possible Herdsmen Attack
INEC: Nigerians’ Faith in Commission, Electoral Process Has Grown Greatly
Protest Rocks Ekiti Federal Varsity Over Alleged Extortion
Germany Commits to United, Prosperous Nigeria
First Deepwater Pip GT 2000 in Opener
NPFL: MFM FC Defeats Katsina Utd to Return to Second Spot
Okwuosa: Recession Provides Nigeria Opportunity to Retool
Niger Gov’s Wife Advocates Life Imprisonment for Rapists
Sokoto Seeks Collaboration with USAID on Agro-allied Industries
NDDC Boss Decries Abandonment of Projects by Contractors
Winners Emerge in Sterling Bank Promo
UBA Foundation Expands ‘Read Africa Initiative’
Transcorp Records N4.2bn Profit After Tax in Half Year
Operators Want FG to Subject Oil and Gas Dividends to Withholding…
Methodology for Future Electricity Tariffs Will Be Clear to Consumers, Says…
NNPC Reclaims Crude Oil Pipelines to Improve Refineries’ Operations
Has FG Lost the Initiative on Marauding Herdsmen?
Ihedioha: APC-led FG Has Sunk Nigeria into N5.4tn Debt
Nigeria Needs Political, Economic Revolution, Vision Not Restructuring, Says Organised Labour Politics
Battle for Soul of National Basketball Teams Begins
Man City Makes Mendy the Most Expensive Defender with £52m Deal
Lunch in London, Anxiety in Nigeria

The Nation

Buhari not confined to a chair, says governor
 Survey: President scores 57% in job performance
 Yoruba better off during regional govt, say governors
 Soyinka, others pay tributes to Faleti
 Oyo, Osun constitute LAUTECH’s Governing Council
 N963.7m stolen subsidy: Convict begs court
 OPC to IPOB chief: stop attacking Obasanjo, Tinubu
 CBN chief Emefiele lists potential options in a recession (II)
 Three ‘robbers’ die in gun battle with police
 Police parade six suspected criminals in Jigawa
Caleb varsity embarks on research to end Lagos traffic
NASRDA, OAU set to honour atmospheric researcher
Edo University, Iyamho not for the poor – VC
Student Union shows worried over state of the nation
Home-based Eagles to lodge at Tahir Hotel
CHAN QUALIFIER: Home-based Eagles to train twice daily
Kano to offset Super Eagles bill as team storms state
‘Iron Lady’ Joseph Returns To Face ‘Shotgun’ O’Connell In Australia
MFM/ Katsina United: Fans storm Agege Stadium despite rainfall
Man City unveils £52m Benjamin Mendy
London to host 3rd IAAF World Coaches Conferences
Tinubu commends LASIEC, security for peaceful polls
Oyo 2019: Oke Ogun makes case for zoinng
‘New chairmen, councillors ‘ll complement Ambode at grassroots’
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Police to join fight against film, music piracy
Overseas shows: Group dares entertainers
Glitz as Banana Island Ghost premieres
PTD denies involvement in Apapa mayhem
Three policemen held for suspects escape
Ambode to swear in 57 council chairmen today
Man jailed three years for theft of church’s drums
NYSC deploys 2,000 corps members to Gombe
NUT official urges FG to recruit indigenous language teachers
NNPC loses 150,000b to pipeline vandalism
Call masking: NCC summons telcos
Putting roads in better shape
Multiple charges kill 100 airlines, says Air Peace chief

The Sun

52 Generals, other officers reshuffled in major Army shakeup
Osinbajo, Shettima, security chiefs meet over Bama
Low registration: Nigeria’s e-dividend scheme shaky
…As 2.8m investors yet to register
Gun duel with Boko Haram: Injured police Inspector dies
Boko Haram: 5 killed, 15 injured as suicide bombers hit IDP camp
Regional integration: South-West governors to initiate 25-year development master-plan
Buhari should be back in 2 weeks –Okorocha
• President’ll attend APC convention –Lalong
2019: Coalition of 15 parties vows to unseat APC
Kanu shuts down Ebonyi
•Says Biafra non-negotiable
In China, Kalu explains defending Buhari
  *Says gov’s visit to Buhari vindicates him
INEC registers 71,039 additional voters in Delta
Security agents foil jailbreak in Bayelsa, re-arrest 6 inmates
Osinbajo visits Rivers, commissions projects Thursday
Nigeria won’t disintegrate –Gowon
• As Obasanjo, Osinbajo, address food security ….AfDB’ll invest $24bn in agric –Adesina
36 states to get anti-piracy units soon, says IGP
Police kill 3 suspected armed robbers in Kano
NAHCON explains hike in Hajj fare 
Anambra guber and UPP’s quest to change the tide
Anambra guber: Group mobilises support for Obiano
Anambra guber: Don’t follow Kanu sheepishly –Enefe tells IPOB members
Nigeria’ll grow faster than S’Africa in 2018, says IMF
Oando’s new jetty to save Nigeria $120m in demurrage
JLMB grows shareholders’ funds to over N5bn
… Records N254m profit in 2016
Rangers, Imama row: Chukwu faces fresh sanction
Rohr appoints new goalkeeper trainer for Eagles
Adamawa govt. to compensate robbed Queens FC players, officials
Insurgency: N7bn needed to empower IDPs –FG
CPC partners ERA, others on tobacco control
Customs generated N720bn in 2016 – Ali
ALGON crisis: SGF disowns director
… Says purported authorisarion letter forged
EDITORIAL: Andrews Otutu Obaseki (1924 – 2017)
Gadgets zombies
Anxiety in Ebonyi over restrictions on social media usage
•There’s no cause for alarm, govt says
S is for skill acquisition
• Inside story of how Anambra is leading others in drive for practical, self-reliant education
Nigeria: A nation in despair
Aluko, Nigeria and the corruption monster


Repentant Kidnappers, Cultists Sell Fish To Survive In Rivers
 Cleric To JTF: Exercise Restraint In Manhunt For Militants
 Osinbajo To Commission Projects In Rivers
Rohr To Monitor CHAN Goalkeepers
NMA Calls For Law Against Quackery In Ebonyi
UNICEF Begs Monarchs For Support On Immunisation
Storm Over Buhari’s Picture With APC Chiefs: It’s Collective Insult On Nigerians— PDP
Only 10.9% Workers Have Retirement Savings Account –NBS
Customs Intercepts Contraband Goods Worth N2.5bn In Six Months
How CDA Outlaws Startled Benin Kingdom – Chief Sam Igbe, Iyase Of Benin
NUTRITION: Fidson Celebrates Academic Brilliance
Ekere Assures On Completion Of Abandoned NDDC Projects
Federations Need Take Off Grant –Judo Boss
We Look Beyond Africa – NTTF Boss
N-Delta Talks: Name FG’s Team Before August 1 — Clark
Give Way For Road Construction, Wike Urges Traders
Herdsmen Menace: S-West Govs Set Up Joint Task Force…
Zero Oil Days Clearly Before Us – Osinbajo
Explosion Rocks Bayelsa Prison As Security Operatives Foil Jailbreak
Naira Depreciates As CBN Injects $195m
My Conversation With Buhari Gives Me Hope He Will Soon Return – NANS President
Flood Sacks Homes, Churches In Rivers
Sympathisers Throng Faleti’s Home, As More Eulogise Pour In
Why I Dropped Out Of School For Music – ConA’Stone
Rosaline Meurer, Funke Akindele, Others For Humanitarian Celebrity 2017 Award
Otunba Daniel, Bimb Akintola Mourn Late Icon, Adebayo Faleti
DG Record’s Act, Cyprex Out With A Group Kick Against Kanu’s Call To Boycott Anambra Election, Says Election Must Hold
Elder Statesmen Should Give Way To Young Political Leadership, Agbakoba Tells Obasanjo
Fani-Kayode’s Aide Ndukwe Replies Onochie, Says She’s Suffering From Govt Of Dead, Aged
We Back Nigeria’s Restructuring – CNN’s Chairman Abdulsalam
PDP Fixes August 19 For Anambra Gubernatorial Primary
Mass Sack Looms In Rangers
Rohr To Monitor CHAN Goalkeepers
Federations Need Take Off Grant –Judo Boss
We Look Beyond Africa – NTTF Boss
Zenith Women B’ball Final 8: First Deepwater Pip GT 2000 In Opener

New Telegraph

MSME Clinics: Spurring growth for ailing businesses
2019: PDP woos Atiku
ENACTUS: Our impactful projects won us the trophy –ABU team
Boko Haram attacks IDPs, farmers, kills 20 in Borno
Banire: On the spot for daring powers that be
Delta’s future has been mortgaged, says Utom
iMerry Bell Academy graduates students
Onanor, Ajibade win Nigeria National Freestyle Championships
Smuggling killing Nigeria’s industries –Customs
Kanu, new group bicker over Anambra poll
My private life was put on hold as speaker – Oseni
Anambra: APC to conduct guber primaries Aug 12
2019 presidency: The jostle begins
The PDP warriors
NFF confirms new goalkeepers’ trainer for Eagles
Amokachi eyes Everton coaching job
Emenike set for Champions League bow
Indigenous oil producers on the cliff
Why cooking gas prices fell by 9.43 % in June’
NDDC’s balance sheet over-bloated by N1.3trn
N500b remodelling: P’Harcourt Airport still in sorry state
Airport certification: Nigeria as Africa’s guinea pig
Eko for show
Re: Igbo: The Light of the nation
Strengthening Rivers security architecture
Edo poll: There’s end to litigation
FASTA School counsels graduating pupils to be focused
Unique Height School bids pupils farewell in style
FG to back OAU agric project
Osinbajo, service chiefs, gov meet …
Water-borne disease claims 10 in Lagos
Hate speech, fake news and national unity


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