News Headlines July 27. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines July 27. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers
Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Buhari’s recovery is a miracle, says Ebonyi gov
Kwara gov under attack over sports hall
Morocco to bid for 2026 World Cup –Pinnick
Monaco aim to keep Mbappe
Djokovic out for season
APMT to customers, we’re victims of Apapa gridlock
NIMASA urges stakeholders to maximise maritime sector potential
Compliance level at seaports increasing –PTML Customs
NPA, African Circle clear refuse dump at Apapa ports
Apapa gridlock: Group recommends 24-hour traffic control
Union Bank’s new app connects customers, agents
CIBN canvasses policy review for economic growth
ICAN restates commitment to anti-corruption war
Sex workers want govt to legalise prostitution
Budget minister, lawmakers meet on 2018-2020 MTEF
NPA seeks more information on alleged missing vessels
Oyo Fadama to spend N200m on 200 trainees
Strike: CAC workers insist on N1.29bn allowance
Why we intervened in Etisalat crisis – NCC
Okorocha replies Fani-Kayode, says ex-minister unintelligent, disrespectful
EFCC recovers N329bn from Mobil, Oando, Conoil, others
Probe Fayose over Buhari’s health status comment – Faparusi
Discard 1999 Constitution, revisit 2014 confab resolutions – YCE
Weak judicial system encourages kidnapping, says IG
Eight bodies recovered from collapsed Lagos building
Customs seize 140 imported snakes, 660 other animals
Tension as youths kill Hausa resident in Ogun
Husband of four dies during sex romp with mistress
Grandma dumps daughter’s day-old baby in bush
Osinbajo inaugurates new ministers, advises them on development
Fidelity Bank to boost earnings with Visa partnership
‘Develop yourself with ICT’
Stocks gain N719bn in two days
When Malala wept for Nigeria’s future
Soldiers, JTF rescue oil workers abducted by B’Haram
LASG seeks boost in agric produce
Police, DSC ex-workers clash in Delta protest
Anti-graft war: We’re not working against AGF, says EFCC
MDAs owe N115bn in tax liabilities – RMAFC
Man impregnates 11-year-old girl, says she probably raped him while he slept
Three women rape pastor who tried to collect debt they owed
PDP proposes BoT to take over party during crisis
Sagay wants SANs punished for frustrating corruption cases
Reps shelve voting on constitution amendments till Thursday
CIBN canvasses policy review for economic growth
Djokovic out for season
Obasi dumps Chinese club, returns to Sweden
Sun, Ledecky suffer shock defeats at worlds
States shun NTTF junior championships
Five rewarding activities your kids can have fun doing this holiday
Cheating student pastes exam answers under fingernails
LASU student receives Hesselbein fellow award in US
UNILORIN yet to set cut-off marks, admission screening date –Management
Lack of training frustrating us, resident doctors cry out
Falling sperm counts could lead to end of human race –Study
Seven effective ways to make money on Twitter
Editorial: ISIS defeat: Claiming victory with caution
What France means to Nigeria
Senate seeks immunity for members, rejects power devolution


FEC Caps FG’s Oil Revenue Expenditure, Portion to be Moved to…
Policy proposes NNPC exits JVs by end of 2017, conversion to PSCs
Restructuring Suffers Defeat in Senate
Abducted NNPC Contractors, Others Rescued from Boko Haram
Why Osinbajo Swore in Two New Ministers Without Portfolios
Doom for Nigeria, Britain Moves to Ban Petrol, Diesel Cars
EFCC Recovers N328.9bn from Conoil, Total, Seven Others
Concession on Spectrum Allocation, Interconnect Rates
Udoma, N’Assembly Begin Consultations over 2017–2020 MTEF
RMAFC Unearths over N115bn Tax Liabilities against FG, States
Biafra War Bomb
FG Borrows N3.38bn to Aid Potato Production in Plateau
FG May Probe Utilisation of Bailout Funds By States, Says Oni
Restructuring: IG Distances Force from Governors’ Forum Committee on State Police
Navy to Establish Naval War College in Cross River
No Evidence of 282 Missing Vessels, Says NPA
Sagay Seeks Punishment for SANs Frustrating Grand Corruption Cases
Nigeria Customs Generates N486bn in Six Months
House C’ttee Embargoes NHIS Budget Pending Appearance of Health Minister
NAF Deploys Armed Helicopters, Personnel to Taraba, Kaduna to Maintain Peace
Ex-FCT Minister, Akinjide Regains Passport to Tavel Overseas for Treatment
EKEDC Disconnects 80 Flats in Festac over Protest for Pre-paid Meters
CJN Commences Construction of Rivers Judges Quarters
Gambari Urges FG to Prosecute Sponsors of Violent Crimes
Building Collapse: Raise the Alarm on Suspicious Construction, Lagos Urges Residents
Osinbajo Seeks N’Assembly Approval for N222.36bn FCT Budget
EFCC Seals Multi-billion Naira Enugu Mall
FG Promises to Hunt down, Punish Human Traffickers
Police Arraign Odegbami’s Driver, Housekeeper for Alleged N150m Theft
38 Inmates Freed in Ebonyi
Irate Youths Burn Hotel in Edo over Woman’s Killing
Host Community Pledged Support for Lafarge-Holcim’s Operations
Ekweremadu Reaffirms Commitment for Selfless Service, Effective Representation
Man, 60 Arraigned for Killing Daughter, Son in Enugu
AUN to Give Scholarships to 75 Candidates
GCR, Agusto Assign InfraCredit ‘AAA’ Ettah Retires as UACN CEO, Bello Appointed
Citibank, Others Collaborate to Train Journalists
Equities Market Nears Three-year High, Gains N1.5tn in 15 Days
Union Bank Unveils Digital Banking Platforms
NCC, ALTON Kick against Bill on Emergency Toll Free Number
Makarfi: PDP’s Reconciliation to Cover Pre-2015 Election Issues
PDP Vows to Present Gubernatorial Candidate, Re-take Anambra Politics
Exit of a Human Rights Defender
Facelift for Kwara Roads
Giving Priority to Healthcare in Nigeria
Adewole: Nigeria to Achieve Below 100 Maternal Mortality Ratio by 2030
HMCAN to FG: To Curb Corruption in NHIS, Establish Governing Council, ICT Platform
MDCN Inducts 164 Foreign Trained Medical, Dental Graduates
ELO Preaches against Stigmatisation of Persons with Disability
NPFL: Rivers Utd Hold Akwa Utd at Home
Nigerian Tennis Players Round up Training with Spanish Coach
Spurs Boss Says Premier League Transfer Spending Not Sustainable
Mbappe: Monaco Insists No Real Deal
FIBA Gives NBBF Nov 30 Ultimatum to End ‘War’
Zenith B’ball League Star, Akashili, Relishes Football Stint
A Nation of Many Actors

The Nation

 Senate dumps devolution of powers to states
 EFCC recovers N328.9b from Total, MRS, others
 Buhari’s recovery a miracle, says ‘excited’ Umahi
 IG seeks stringent punishment against kidnapping
 Police kill five suspected kidnappers in Ogun
 Building collapse death toll now eight
 Medical sales reps form association
 NAF deploys helicopter in Taraba
Gambari calls for review of Nigeria’s judicial system
Police kill five suspected kidnappers in Ogun, rescue victim
‘I sleep and wake up in pains’
Teachers kick as Kogi varsity bans ASUU
Fatherhood crisis
18 years after, Afrika lives on
Fed Govt plans ICT varsity, says minister
AIB, Unilorin sign agreement on usage of $5.8m lab
We intend bringing World Stars to Lagos State – Tinubu
Neymar cleared of tax evasion as PSG tables £450m
Afrobasket: Ogoke-Ejiogu eyes World Cup
Behold Ibrahimovic note in latest Instagram post
CHINESE SUPER LEAGUE: Mikel, Martins, Ighalo’s clubs hit with financial crisis
Nigerian players rounded off training with Spanish coach
How booed Mayweather ‘became hailed Floyd Money
Edo PDP ‘ll bounce back, say chieftains
Women urged to participate in politics
Ajomole: Lagos council chairmen ’ll make APC proud
Celebrities gather as Wanneka’s Lounge opens in Lekki
Fuji music, a force to reckon with – Love Idris
‘Tatu’: Another BoI-support film premieres in style
Housekeeper ‘steals’ Odegbami’s wife’s N150m jewellery
Our plans, by council chiefs
Commissioner: intending pilgrims abort pregnancies for hajj
Ijaw youths: we’ll protest ‘injustice’ by multinationals
Workers jittery over coming of MAUSTECH, OGUN POLY
El-Amin’s best pupil wins N.7m
Females lead Nile varsity honours list
St. Louis schools old girls advise govt on proper education
‘Passage of PIB ‘ll solve industry, economic woes’
‘No discrimination on noise pollution enforcement’
BEDC to reconnect Ondo communities
Govt urged to boost oil production for growth


Anambra: Obaino To IPOB: You Cannot Stop The Election
3 Soldiers Sentenced To 56 Years In Jail Over Arms In Maiduguri
No To Regionalism, Yes To Resource Control —Igala Leaders
Labour Urges FG To Constitute Wage, Pension Review C’ttee
Raid On Jonathan’s House: Disclose Identities Of Informants, Reps Tell NDLEA
Suspension Virus: A Forcible Rape On Democracy (1)
FG Emerges With New Petroleum Policy
Kogi Gov To Deliver Lecture On Civil Service Reform
Our Mission Is To Provide World Class Education — Corona Trust Council
Al-Makura To Pay Salaries, Arrears With Paris Club Refund
Anambra Polls: Nobody Can Stop APGA From Conducting Primaries — Agbaso
Edo APGA Lauds Appeal Court Judgment
Gov Emmanuel Dissolves A-Ibom Electoral Commission
On Buhari: ‘Sickness’ As Constitutional Offence
Ize-Iyamu Thanks Edo People For Support During Election
Ignore Militants’ Provocation, Be Civil To Citizens, JTF Urged
Obaseki Vows To Crack Down On Corrupt Civil Servants
No To Regionalism, Yes To Resource Control —Igala Leaders
Lagos School Kidnap: DAY 63: Two Abducted Students Mark 16, 17 Years Birthday In Captivity
1999 Constitution Alterations: Senate Votes Against More Powers For States
Lagos Building Collapse Day 2: Death Toll Rises To 8, 16 Rescued
De-criminalise Sex Work In Nigeria, Sex Workers Urge FG
North East: Military Troops Rescue Abducted NNPC Staff
Breaking: Buhari Receives Political Delegation In London
Osinbajo Swears In Two Ministers
Angelina Jolie: My Hardest Time Was Divorcing Pitt
Hanatu: Giving Wings To Dreams, Aspirations
Sympathisers Throng Faleti’s Home, As More Eulogise Pour In
Anambra Polls: Nobody Can Stop APGA From Conducting Primaries — Agbaso
National Assembly To Vote On 32 Constitution Alteration Bills Today
Those Who Deserted PDP Can Now Return – Alkali
2019: We’ve Issued Notice Of Quit To Okowa, PDP – Emerhor
CHAN Qualifiers: Ezenwa To Captain Eagles
Pinnick: Morocco Set To Bid For 2026 World Cup
Basketball: FIBA Gives Nigeria November 30 Deadline To Resolve Crisis
Wolves Organise Marathon Shoot-out For Ikeme
Iheanacho Set For Leicester City Medicals
SHRM: Nigeria Highest In Certified Professionals – McCallum
Again, 2 Females Emerge Best At 14th Mike Okonkwo Essay Contest
Nigerians In America Tasked To Be Good Ambassadors
FG Emerges With New Petroleum Policy
GEEP: FG Sets Aside N1.6bn For Women Entrepreneurs
BoI, Ebonyi Package N4bn Credit Facility For SMEs
WALKER: From Poor Boy To Head Of World’s Leading Donor Agency

The Sun

CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT : Senate restricts vice president, deputy govs
• Successors to dead, resigned president, govs to serve one term
Customs intercepts 3 containers of live snakes, others in Calabar
Okorocha, Fani-Kayode fight dirty
• You lack native sense, Gov tells ex-minister • You’re suffering inferiority complex, ex-minister
Lagos collapsed building: Death toll rises to 8
• Toddler among those rescued
We won’t spare human traffickers –FG
Product diversion: EFCC recovers N328bn from Forte Oil, Oando, others
Danger looms in Kirikiri
… As impounded vessels under EFCC custody spill fuel on waterways
Polio eradication: Nigeria targets 2019
UNIOSUN students: Preys for money rituals
We’ll contest LG poll results in court –Lagos PDP
• Breaks alliance with Labour Party
Kaduna, Taraba, herders/farmers crisis: NAF, deploys fighter jets
•Commissions Katsina Operational Base
Oil exploration: Boko-Haram kills 9 soldiers, civilian in Borno
Usher slammed with $20m lawsuit over Herpes infection
Reconstructing Igbo political capacity
NASS’ craze for self-protection (2)
Sam Okaula: Another fine officer retires 
Ned Nwoko’s empire as Garden of Eden
Nigeria: Is ignorance our weapon of choice?
Will PDP ever rise again?
Asaju: The turnaround man
Kaduna declaration: What has changed?
Which anti-malarials are harmful?
Cervical spondylosis: A distressful health challenge.
Anambra: Why I deserve APC ticket –Nwibe
2019: Defeating APC, feasible, declares Ardo
9mobile: Investors, 20m subscribers, staff our priority says NCC
NEITI seeks transfer of $2.395bn oil revenue to SWF
Russia 2018: Abedi tips Eagles to fly over Indomitable Lions
No Real deal for Mbappe – Monaco
Barca confident of signing Coutinho from Liverpool
Oil exploration: Boko-Haram kills 9 soldiers, civilian in Borno
Obi of Onitsha to IPOB: Election must hold in Anambra
APGA predicts victory for Obiano
I’m most qualified to govern Anambra – Obinna Uzoh
Kidnapping: IGP redeploys officers serving along Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria highway
EDITORIAL: Maintaining discipline in security services

The Guardian

Three soldiers get 33 years jail terms
Governors silent after meeting Buhari in London
Onyema identifies corporate governance as pre-requisite for promoting economic growth
Senate rejects power devolution, affirmative action for women
262 more Nigerians return from Libya
Tears in rain: North Korea marks ‘Victory Day’
Britain weighs economic impact of EU immigration
Osinbajo inaugurates, tasks new ministers on national development
Police task National Assembly on stiffer penalties for kidnappers
NEMA denies spending N13b on IDPs in one month
Ederson performance against Real sign of things to come, says Guardiola
Pique admits he is not sure Neymar will stay
Ezenwa named CHAN Eagles’ captain as players talk tough
Iheanacho for Leicester medical tomorrow
Umotong joins Briton & Hove Albion ladies
I will give my best in London, says Brume
UACN appoints new successor as Ettah unveils retirement plan
‘Africa’s economic confidence improving’
Guinness Nigeria explains N40 billion rights issue
Nigeria’s electricity generation drops to 2,775mw
Monica Ambrose for President!
Editorial: Corrupt leaders and the law: Lessons from Brazil
Buhari, just come back home
Prophecy that failed
Nigeria’s toxic NGO Regulation Bill
Jonathan: Metaphor of a clay-footed hero!
Senate’s proposal on council election stirs controversy
Fear of implosion frustrating APC meetings, claims Makarfi
Buhari’s aide eyes Ekiti governor seat
APC summons Anambra executives over alleged doctored delegates’ list
Actor Jason Bateman gets Hollywood star
New music from late Australian indigenous singer Gurrumul
Basquiat: a darling of pop culture, but not museums
Macron courts the stars; meets Rihanna on education
Catch the fitness bug: Get back in – Part 2
EU, UNICEF tackle maternal, newborn, nutrition outcomes in North East with N2.97bn
Summer fever!
‘Indigenous foods can serve as alternative to antibiotics’

New Telegraph

No plot to impeach Osinbajo – Marafa
 EFCC frees ex-SPDC staff, Nwasike
Osinbajo to commission N10bn project in Kebbi
 Stock market sustains rally with N416bn gain
 CAC’s crisis threatens Ease of Doing Business
 Half year: How Nigeria’s economy fared, by OPS
 Biafra: We need more agitators – MASSOB/BIM
 APC co-opts Akeredolu into restructuring committee
 Reps screen $15m Ebonyi loan proposal
 Satellites: Nigeria ‘screens’ car-tracking licensees to 61
 Boy, 7, walks out of collapsed building
 Constitution Amendment: Senate reduces President’s powers, dashes women’s hope
 Army loses 9 personnel, rescues abducted NNPC officials
 Missing 282 vessels: NPA battles to review Senate items
 Two-monthly injections to replace daily antiretroviral drugs


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