​News Headlines August 2. Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines August 2. Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Policemen, others stole all movable items in my house – Jonathan
Can Nigeria afford one more bloodshed? 
October 1 Igbo quit notice stays, Arewa group insists 
No ID number, no passport from 2018 — NIS 
Foreign negotiators involved in bid to free abducted lecturers, others –FG 
Peterside knocks Wike for revoking hotel’s C of O 
I’ve stopped collecting pension in Kwara – Saraki 
Obasanjo, Atiku, govs, others’ exit affected us, says PDP 
NUC gets 240 applications for new varsities 
Wike has no corruption evidence against me – Amaechi 
Military failed to restore security in recaptured territories – US report 
Osinbajo redeploys ICPC chair, Ekpo Nta 
Constitution review: Reps to revisit power devolution in September 
Radio presenter, others arraigned for murder 
Anambra poll: Ezeemo rejects Ohanaeze, Ekwueme zoning plan
To keep Nigeria ‘worn’
Military failed to restore security in recaptured territories – US report
Was National Assembly right to reject devolution of powers to states?
Dangote sells N86bn cement stake to foreign investors
NUC gets 240 applications for new varsities
Abuja airport closure opened opportunities for Kaduna – El-Rufai
Lagos CJ grants amnesty to 80 underage inmates
Two electrocuted, four injured in Abuja
Wrong diagnosis: LASUTH says graduate’s autopsy inconclusive …as NMA wades in
Controversy over whereabouts of Alhaji arrested for Badoo killings …I’m at home, says Alhaji. He’s in our custody – Police
Fake lawyer bags 30 months for impersonation
Police dismiss cop who shot FRSC officers in Abia
Family of four found dead in their Obajana apartment
BEDC, CSOs disagree over alleged assault on Edo customer
Farmer petitions police over extrajudicial killings in Niger
APC, PDP lack internal democracy – Atiku
Thugs invade Kogi assembly, attack lawmakers, strip member
Akeredolu names Adefarati’s son, others as commissioners
We’re ready for elections in Enugu –APC
APC governors, the best ever in Nigeria –Okorocha
55% of VAT revenue generated from Lagos –Adeosun
Africa to tackle piracy, other maritime crimes – Peterside
FG seals pact with three firms on sugar production
N30tn leakage: Senate panel quizzes Airtel, BUA, 61 others
I don’t own snakes, but following divine mandate, I spent N31m treating snake bite victims — Gov Ortom
My ‘brilliance’ annoys people, says Ronaldo
Man City’s Jesus returns to Sevilla
Turkish club sign Ghanaian player with record breaking olive oil
Unsettled Sanchez back in training with Arsenal
Man City send three youngsters on loan to Girona
Serena serves ace for black women’s equal pay
Man gives birth to baby boy in US
72-year-old church warden faces jail for importing sex dolls
UNIPORT expels six students, suspends seven workers
Spotify builds streaming lead at 60 million subscribers
Time to pay attention to your sexual health
UCH partners clinic on therapy for HIV, cancer
‘Engage private doctors in fight against malaria’
Agency blames couples for HIV prevalence in A’Ibom
DRASA leads initiative to curb outbreaks
Zamfara govt battling six child killer diseases
Seven ways to avoid missing calls
BREAKING: Apple quarterly profit climbs 12% to $8.7 billion
NCC begins enforcement of corporate governance code
Eight things to know about Cisco associate programme
10 top sex tips for women


In Fighting Corruption, Don’t Focus on Loot Recovery Alone, Says Saraki
• Stops collecting pension from Kwara Muhammadu Buhari administration and the…
Manufacturing Index Expands for Fourth Consecutive Month
House Says Rejection of Power Devolution, A Mistake
Osinbajo Appoints Owasanoye ICPC Chairman
Tinubu: I Have Not Purchased Any New Airplane
Get What You Love From US
Atiku Cautions APC, Other Parties against Undemocratic Acts
Ex-President Jonathan: Six Television Sets, Not 36 Stolen from My House
Banks to Extend 9Mobile’s Loan Pending New Investors
Foreign Investors Stake N86.1bn on 2.3% of Dangote Cement
PDP: We Didn’t Lose 2015 Poll Due to Obasanjo, Atiku’s Exit
NIS: No National ID Registration, No Int’l Passport from 2018
Thugs Invade Kogi Assembly as Speaker Escapes Death
Okorocha Begs Nigerians to Give APC More Time
Aregbesola’s Mother Dies at 85
FAA to Re-validate Nigeria’s Aviation Safety Status
Counter-Insurgency: NSCDC Deploys Personnel on Liberated Communities
PDP, IPC Decry Attack on Journalists in Kaduna
Restructuring will End IPOB, Arewa Youths Agitations, Says Kalu
Inland Waterways: Lagos Issues Boat Operators, Dredgers Seven-day Ultimatum
Ortom Call on National Assembly to Handle Restructuring Issues with Care
Edo LGs Share N2.95bn, Nasarawa N2.2bn
El-Rufai Flags-off Flights Operations by Ethiopian Airline in Kaduna
Lagos CJ Frees 80 Minor Inmates from Badagry Prison
Enelamah: FG Committed to Full Scale Industrialisation Plan, Sugar Sufficiency
NAPTIP Begs for Improved Funding from Government, Corporate Organisations
Generator Fume Kills Family of Four in Kogi
Abia Shooting: FRSC Seeks Prosecution of Abia Speaker, Others
NAPTIP Begs for Improved Funding from Govt, Corporate Organisations
FUG Pensions Targets N500bn Assets under Management
Shehu Sani: Combining Activism with Politics
Enugu to Conduct LG Polls Nov 4
Ondo Gov Sends List of Commissioner Nominees to Assembly
Wamakko Conducts Free Medical Outreach in Sokoto
Katsina Defends $110m Loan Request from Islamic Bank
ITF Rewards FCMB’s Role in Human Resource Devt
Heritage Bank Targets 1,000 Agent Banking Partners
Med-view Airline Grows Half-year Profit to N857m
Wema Bank Assures Customers of Satisfaction
Equities Market: N3trn Gain Boosts Full Recovery Prospects
The Travails of Banire
PDP: Attack on Journalists Signifies Danger for Opposition in Kaduna
FG to Pay N314m for Completion of ANOCA Secretariat
CAF Appoints Egyptian, Gambian Refs for Nigeria, Cameroon Double Header
Iheanacho Faces Two-year Jail Term in USA
Okagbare Arrives London with Hopes for Medal
Bolt: I Am Still the Fastest in the World
Utilising Engineering to Stimulate Socio-economic Devt in Africa
Caleb Varsity Partner Lagos Govt. on Environment Issues
Monarch Lauds Foundation for Computerising Rivers Premier College
Malpractices: Obaseki Orders Arrest of Two Teachers in Edo
35 Students Get Education Grant in Kogi
State of Anomie or Governance?

The Nation

VCs in trouble for taking N5.7m furniture allowance
Africa’s largest rice mill opens
Foreign investors pump N86b into Dangote Cement
National Identity Number now mandatory for passport issuance
Service chiefs relocate to Borno
Akeredolu nominates 18 as commissioners
Aregbesola’s mother dies at 84
Why Senate slashed Lagos-Ibadan road budget, by Saraki
Osinbajo approves appointments for ICPC, Salaries Commission, others
Chartered secretaries to prioritise CSR
LASU tasks staff, students on security consciousness
UNIPORT expels six students, suspends seven workers over misconduct
Season challenge: Eguma sings lamentation songs
Double Deal: Kelechi Iheanacho Risks 2-year Jail Term
Nigeria’s show of shame in sports continues
Iheanacho Undergoing Medical Ahead Of Leicester City Move
IAAF Clears Tosin Oke As Okagbare Arrives For World Championship In London
Determined Ibrah takes to free style in recovery bid
Grisha, Gassama get roles in Nigeria, Cameroon battles
Challenges before Lagos council chairmen, by Ambode
Oni can win Ekiti for apc, says group
I’m authentic Ogun PDP chairman, says Dayo
Artistes turn out for Hakkunde premiere
Psalm Ebube celebrates world humanitarian day with new Song
Sensei Uche needs support for cancer treatment
Electrocution: AEDC constitutes panel on death
I’m no Badoo sponsor, says arrested Magodo landlord
Police warn Ikorodu chiefs
Herbalist seeks dissolution of five-year-old marriage over adultery
‘Lagos contributes more than half to VAT’
Netherlands trains 22 Nigerians on dairy milk production
Unilever Nigeria reduces share sale figures
Govt counts gains as TSA hits N7tr


Powers, Achievements, And Failings Of The Nigeria Police: Need For Urgent Attention(5)
The Igbonla Kidnap Saga: Killing The Future Softly
Allow Usani To Clean Up NDDC, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry —Miyenebi
We’re Negotiating Release Of 113 Chibok Girls —FG
Keep Some Adverts Away From Schools, Okowa Tells OAAN
Badoo: Women Protest At Ikorodu Monarchs’ Palaces
80 Percent Of Cancer Cases Curable — Health Minister
German Medical Varsity Partners Thompson & Grace Medical City Project In Nigeria
Why NASS Rejected Devolution Of Powers To States – Senate Leader
Federal High Court’s Dearth Of Judges
AFCON 2021: Cote ‘D Ivoire Vows To Host It Alone
They stripped my house bare – Jonathan
Anxiety mounts over departure of Presidential jet from London
Breaking: Osinbajo redeploys ICPC Chairman, sets up C’ttee on looted funds
FG negotiating release of 113 Chibok Girls
No Nigerian Passport without NIMC in 2018 -Presidency
We can’t do without our CHAN Eagles – Bassey
AFCON 2021: Cote ‘d Ivoire vows to host it alone
GOtv Boxing Night: Ogunsanya dangles N20m prizes
Nigeria Open: ITTF names India’s duo as top saeed for doubles event
Ibori Football Competition Kicks Off December 2017
Buhari mourns Gadi’s death
Aregbesola remains best – Osun APC
Senate had no pre-meditated plan to reject Magu – Saraki
Biafra agitation affecting South-East’s economy- Orji Kalu
Okonjo-Iweala denies making utterances against Buhari
I can’t stay faithful to just one man
Embarrassed by my m-shaped boobs
We will not be deterred by Naysayers – Lai Mohammed
LASG releases N8 billion as compensation to displaced property owners
80 percent of cancer cases curable — Health Minister
Institutional deficiencies impede insurance growth in Nigeria — Soladoye

The Guardian

Hope for fiscal federalism as Lagos takes over waterways
APC is a bullying party, says Atiku
Osinbajo approves new appointments in federal agencies
HURIWA blames government for incessant attacks on Jonathan
MOSOP accuses Nigeria of insincerity in Ogoni cleanup
Aregbesola buries mum amid tributes
Nigeria gives fresh condition for passport issuance, permit renewal
Consumers give IKEDC October deadline to provide prepaid meters
CBN’s manufacturing PMI records fourth consecutive growth
CHAN camp taking its toll on Akwa United, says Bassey
Man City get £50m buy-back clause as Iheanacho undergoes Leicester medical
Okagbare, Egwin hit London, other athletes stranded in Lagos
Eagles’ new goalkeepers’ trainer arrives as FIFA announces officials for Cameroon games
We are ready for peace, reconciliation in NBBF, says Tijjani Umar
Quadri/Assar rated number six as ITTF unveils doubles seeding list
NBCC charts pathway to boost trade, investment in Nigeria
Africa seeks greater collaboration with IMO on international maritime
Investors urge market regulators to ensure transparency in post-demutualisation
NLNG’S maritime centre buoys shipping expertise in Nigeria
Editorial : Lagos local government polls: Matters arising
The engineers this century – Part 3
Sagay’s gobbledygook
Ranti Bosede Daudu (September 1962-July 2017)
Their excellencies’ tent
Why we survived exit of ex-President Obasanjo, Atiku, others – PDP
2019 and threats against Akwa Ibom political arrangement
Senator laments Nigeria’s lopsided structure
‘Nigeria in need of transformational leaders’
Crab Cakes In 20 Minutes
Ogunde’s message on bribery and corruption
Saro the Musical goes to Shaw Theatre, London
We have given creative industry a lift, says minister
Ibrahim launches book on morals for fellow teenagers
Toyota, Nissan, Honda beat U.S. forecasts as local cars wane
Preparing 9mobile for new investors
Danbatta for BUK inaugural lecture

The Sun

Thugs attack Kogi Assembly, beat lawmaker to coma
• Speaker escapes death From
Ikpeazu bags IPAC’s excellence award
Oil exploration: MOSOP gives Shell,  NPDC 7 days to stop negotiations
Anxiety mounts as Discos plan 46% hike in electricity tariff
Govs, Kalu, Tinubu, APC, PDP, others commiserate with Aregbesola over mother’s death
Ondo: Adefarati’s son, Agagu’s brother, others make commissioners’ list
Arewa youths relax quit order to Igbo
• Tell those interested in Biafra to go, while others in love with Nigeria remain We ‘ll win 30 states in 2019 –PDP
Quit now, PDP tells APC
• Give us more time, ruling party begs Nigerians
Tinubu denies purchasing new plane
I’m leaving, Neymar tells Barca teammates
Okorodudu lauds Ajagbe over debut knockout
South-West leaders back Oyegun, Banire
Kano elders deplore challenges facing police operations
Street urchins: Abuja’s latest nightmare
New dawn in Okpogho as monarch appoints women into cabinet
….Says they are not permitted to climb palm tree, break kola nut just yet 
I see 35% appointment for women only on paper – Shoda, NCWS president
Now that our president is well again (2)
NASS and the restructuring debate
Wonder–woman who cures prostate cancer with herbs (2)
Hidden spiritual knowledge (10)
Nigeria needs a new Constitution, not amendment (1)
NDLEA destroys 246 tonnes of cannabis sativa in Ekiti 
I’m leaving, Neymar tells Barca teammates
Jacob Zuma’s critic, Makhosi Khoza gets death threats
3 Trump appointees owe thousands of Dollars in Back Taxes
Washington plans trade measures against China – Report
Anambra guber: Anambra Equity Group endorses Obinna Uzoh
Nigerian political parties undemocratic –Atiku
ntel changes CEO, appoints Ehiagwina in acting capacity
FG’s 2018-2020 revenue projections feasible –FRC chairman
9mobile gets reprieve as creditor banks agree to restructure loan
Usain Bolt ready to race, ready to retire
Kano elders deplore challenges facing police operations
Edo govt. to digitalise public libraries  — Obaseki
113 Chibok girls to be released soon –Osinbajo
• Tasks govs on welfare of Nigerians EDITORIAL: DMO’s advice on Nigeria’s debt burden

New Telegraph

Corruption: We have authentic documents against Amaechi –Wike
Dangote Cement sells N86bn shares to foreign investors
Internal democracy: APC has derailed –Atiku
Thugs invade Kogi Assembly, beat legislators
 Policemen stole my furniture, electronics, movable items –Jonathan
PDP: Obasanjo, Atiku’s exit not cause of our electoral misfortune
Banks agree to extend 9mobile’s $1.2bn loan pending sale
UNICEF: Breastfeeding cuts breast cancer, diabetes risks
The N8bn cloned cables
Osinbajo redeploys ICPC Chairman, sets up C’ttee on looted funds
Report: Former dep gov of Bauchi dies in India
Iheanacho to have Leicester medical Boko Haram fight: Military chiefs arrive Maiduguri
FG intensifies tax drive as fiscal deficit widens
I’ve stopped my pension in Kwara, says Saraki
NSCDC gets Army’s 5,000 rifles
Lagos frees 80 underaged inmates
Sweeping with pains, anger
CBN to address e-payment issues at FICAN forum
Friends turn foes
Unilever Nigeria to raise N58.85bn in share sale
Ekiti 2018: Buhari’s illness won’t rob APC of victory – Bamidele
NUC: Corruption, impediment to varsity autonomy
Obuah: PDP’ll treat defected Amaechi’s kinsmen well
Biafra: Nzeogwu’s kinsmen angry with Ojukwu, Kanu, supporters
APDA not an offshoot of PDP – Akinyemi
Osinbajo commissions N10bn rice mill in Kebbi
Amaechi to Wike: You’ve no evidence against me


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