News Headlines August 3. Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines August 3. Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Niger Delta: MEND faults Clark’s ultimatum to FG
N243bn Paris Club refund: ICPC to release report on states in two weeks
IDPs sexual abuse: Police probe stalled as army shields indicted soldiers
Analysts react as IMF says threats to Nigeria’s economic recovery high
Neymar €222m deal not expensive, says Mourinho
Soldier kills Ogun motorcyclist for shunning him
My wife’s relatives’ll kill me if Eagles miss W’Cup – Mikel
Kogi speaker resigns
Osinbajo, Gowon, DSS warn against hate speeches
Re: Harvest of degrees for children of politicians
Court remands UNIBEN undergraduate, others for murder
Ritual killers butcher pensioner in Ekiti
Quit notice: Kanu tackles Osinbajo, demands IPOB leaders’ freedom
Ladoja, Alao-Akala send representatives to PDP meeting
Man sells son for N150,000 in C’River
Stocks gain 37.32% year-to-date
How I survived stroke – Iyabo Oko
Joshua gives Klitschko rematch deadline
Commissioners’ list: Ondo women accuse Akeredolu of bias
Reps query $350m loan request by Ogun
VIS: Painter laments LASG’s silence on burnt car, seeks compensation
Police kill suspected robbers in Imo
Gunmen kidnap LG clerk, driver, demand N20m ransom
Why we’ve not conducted Anambra Central senatorial rerun —INEC
APC chief flays party’s attitude to restructuring
Financial autonomy for judiciary is a jurisprudential issue — Basiru
APC not serious about restructuring – Kusamotu
Nigeria’s political structure anachronistic – Sen. Ohuabunwa
Stocks gain 37.32% year-to-date
FG grants tax holiday to 27 industries
Quantum Global admits US, African board members
How to handle stale cheques
Developing Nigeria’s mining sector through inter-state cooperation
Messi bids farewell to Neymar
Amusan, Brume, Okon-George set for London
D’Tigress are ready for Afrobasket – Udeaja, Atosu
20 years gone, tribute flows for Fela
Unshaved armpits, unpainted toes top men’s complaints against girls
At 10, African Fashion International plans big
Day Lagosians voted for coworking
Segun Arinze desires ‘collabo’ with Tekno
Carlos Santana wants album with Isley Brothers to break walls
Kanye West sues insurer for $10 million over canceled tour
Resident doctors start five-day warning strike in UITH
Women with big butts have lower risk of heart attack, stroke, diabetes —Study
Children born to mothers over age 30 risk cancer —Study
Five common Twitter scams to avoid
Editorial: For Nigeria, no more future in oil
When the Nigerian Senate killed hope
Nigeria: Of known and strange things
Is Nigeria the next Haiti?
Why Mars One should visit Nigeria

ThisDay


IMF: Nigeria’s Economy Remains Challenging Despite Signs of Relief
Calls for coherent policies to enhance recovery
Energy-starved Nigeria Plans to Extend Gas Supply to Cote d’Ivoire
You Are Appointment Seekers, Osinbajo Tells Protesters of Marginalisation
High Profits Boost Foreign Refineries’ Scramble for Nigerian Crude
Boko Haram Kills Six in Adamawa
Ahead of Osinbajo, PANDEF’s Meeting, Militants Withdraw Support for Clark
Exit of Foreign Partners Won’t Affect 9Mobile, Olusanya Reassures Customers
CBN Moves Closer to Single Exchange Rate
Fayose: US, TI Reports Confirm Boko Haram Not Defeated
Barclays Bank asks Nigerians with Less than £100,000 to Close their Accounts
Ladoja, Akala to Return to PDP as Makarfi Cautions against Impunity
FEC Grants 27 Industries Tax Holidays, Okays N20.6bn for Roads
INEC Advises Parties against Prolonged Litigation
Obasanjo: Poverty and Wealth is a Choice Africa Must Make
$175m of Foreign Airlines Funds Still Trapped in Nigeria, Says IATA
Court Sacks Transition Committee Members in A’Ibom
Declare State of Emergency in Kogi Now, Melaye Urges Osinbajo
Rule of Law Core to Our Growth Strategy, Says Obaseki
NBC Threatens to Shut down 89 FM Stations
Know Your Limits, NUC Tells Varsity Governing Councils
Ambode: Reconstruction of Oshodi-Airport Road Begins Next Month
FG to Launch National Roadmap for Cocoa Production
Mbaise Group Holds Colloquium August 14
Lagos to Promote Environmental Sustainability with Passage of Law
Police Parade Four for Allegedly Shooting Jonathan’s Son-in-Law
Breastfeeding Mother Released After Two Weeks in Kidnappers’ Den
Edo Govt Bans Use of School Premises, Roads for Social Events
Suspected Assassins Butcher 73-year-old Pensioner in Ekiti
Keke NAPEP Operators Block Ebonyi Govt House over Alleged Taxation
Edo Govt to Train 150 Victims of Human Trafficking, Other Returnees
APC not Serious with Restructuring, says Kusamotu
Neymar Agrees Five-year £450m PSG World-record Deal
Fulani Herdsmen Meet to Resolve Cases of Cattle Rustling, Kidnapping
Sterling Bank Renews Commitment to Environmental Sustainability
Otunuga: Nigeria Urgently Needs InfrastrutureFacelift
You Have Just 5 Months Left To Make It Work
Equities Market Maintains Positive Momentum on Bargain Hunting
Ecobank Unveils Savings Promo
Afrinvest Asset Management Pays Coupon to Investors
APC State Chairmen Meet Osinbajo, Anxious about Buhari’s Health
INEC Advises Parties against Prolonged Litigation
Agbaso: APGA’s Governorship Primaries Remain Aug 14, Insists Oye Not Part… End of the Road for Lagos Gangsters
Managing Sickle Cell Disease
Presidency: Manual System of Managing Data, Records Having Adverse Effect on Healthcare Delivery
Nigeria will Eradicate Fistula in 10 Years, Says Adewole
HMCAN Boss: NHIS Needs Technocrats, not Politicians
PCN Moves to Ensure Integrity of Medicines in Abia, Seals 397 Premises
Mbagwu Opens New Vista for Home-based Rugby Players
Iheanacho Completes Leicester City Switch
NPFL: Ogbugh Back in His Groove ahead Rescheduled Pillars Clash
Lagos Country Club Hosts 13th Cargolux Squash Tournament
Neymar Agrees Five-year £450m PSG World-record Deal
Mikel: My Russian Wife Will Kill Me if Eagles Fail to Qualify
An Epidemic of Rape
EDITORIAL: GOVERNORS AND STATE POLICE


The Nation


 Abuja tough guys and constitutional amendment
 Nod for CRS, IRS separation
 DisCos, EFCC partner to fight corruption
 ‘Government should restore confidence in Nigerians’
AGF demands EFCC’s reports on ‘serious’ cases
Agency probes senator’s $34.5m deal with NPA
$175m foreign airlines funds trapped in Nigeria
Delegates stand for Ladoja, Akala at PDP parley
Youths promoting hate speeches, says Osinbajo
Suspected cultists kill 73-year-old pensioner
AGF demands EFCC’s reports on ‘serious’ cases
FUOYE students don’t study under trees – VC
SHARAPOVA PULLS OUT OF STANFORD WITH LEFT ARM INJURY
Manchester United Bus Clamped in Dublin
Totti’s final Roma shirt launched in space
Bolt is put through his paces for final showdown
Messi sends emotional goodbye to Neymar
Serena recalls being told to dump tennis
Barca to Neymar: PSG must bring €222m or no deal
‘Government should restore confidence in Nigerians’
Olumilua: I have what it takes to develop Ekiti
Senate makes u-turn on restructuring
Felabration 2017 comes with ‘The Prophecy’
MUPMAN honours Lai Mohammed
MCSN offers free digital marketing workshop
Obaseki promises implementation of AIDS law
Dickson urges motorists on rules
IYC slams Fed Govt for high port charges
Mothers seek God’s intervention
AUST enhances cancer research with World Bank grant
‘Build peaceful homes’
Tai Solarin’s education legacies live on, says protégé
DisCos, EFCC partner to fight corruption
Floods: Coalition urges stoppage of dredging, revisit of EIA
Venezuela’s chaos can spark oil price increase
Govt blamed for low investments in renewable energies


Vanguard


Iheanacho Completes £25m Leicester City Switch
Before I Die Lagos Must Become Third Largest Economy In Africa – Obasanjo
IMF Forecasts 0.8% Economic Growth For Nigeria
Dogara, DHQTRS Differ On Confirmation Of Service Chiefs’ Appointment
Man Abraham Sells 2-yr-old Son For N150,000 In Calabar
Meshref Eager For Nigeria Open Title
Osinbajo’s Meeting Qwith PANDEF: Forget Dialogue, Declare N-Delta Republic—Groups
 Ransom-Kuti Drums Support For Sports Devt
 NERC Asks EKEDC To Resolve FESTAC Consumers Complaints
Avoid Anything That Threatens Nigeria’s Unity, Gowon Begs Youths
Where Is Umeh?
SAN Denies Influencing Court Judgement
FG Declares State Of Emergency On Science And Technology
Agbaso Remains APGA National Chair – NEC
Crisis Stalls Inauguration Of Enugu Community Neighbourhood Watch
AGF Malami, Magu Head For Showdown Over High-profile Cases
Kanu To Osinbajo: Withdraw All Charges Against Me
 Nigeria’s Unity, Gowon Begs Youths
AGF Malami, Magu Head For Showdown Over High-profile Cases
Kanu To Osinbajo: Withdraw All Charges Against Me
Lagos Bus Conductors To Start Wearing Uniform From Today
N30trn Leakage: Senate Threatens CEOs Of 30 Firms With Arrest Warrant
Constitution Amendment’ll Succeed This Time — Saraki
APC States Chairmen Meet Osinbajo Over Buhari’s Health, Economy
Loan Request: Govs Must Give Final Nod Before NASS Approval – Reps
FG Bars Foreign Professionals Without Nigeria Certification
My Husband Uses ‘manpower’ Before Making Love To Me, Wife Tells Court
Linkin Park Albums Back In Top 10 After Suicide
Charly Boy, AGN Eulogizes Fela 20 Years After His Death
Red Bull Music Academy Storms Nigeria
Where Is Umeh?
Agbaso Remains APGA National Chair – NEC
Corrupt Aspirants Should Be Fenced Out — Nwibe
I Will Modernize Governance In Anambra — Chidoka
Obiano’s Selling Point Is Security — Aniagoh
Meshref Eager For Nigeria Open Title
Messi Wants Dybala To Replace Neymar
Academic Summit Bridges Gap Between Town And Gown
Aim High, Principal Tells Graduating Students
Examination Bodies Encourage Fraud — ATSO President
IMF Forecasts 0.8% Economic Growth For Nigeria
We Were Not Dependent On Etisalat, Mubadala – 9Mobile
MAN Projects N18bn Annual Savings From Energy-savings Lamps


The Sun


Badoo: My story, by arrested businessman
Russia 2018 World/Cup : My family’ll kill me if Nigeria fails to qualify –Mikel
2019: PDP’ll create level playing field – Makarfi
MEND at war with Niger Delta leaders
• Pulls out of peace deal
Breastfeeding: Ideal way to feed infants
DSS, Gowon clash over agitators
• Stop using force against them, says ex-Head of State • We’ll unleash security might –DSS
Oshodi International Airport Road expansion, reconstruction begin September –Ambode
Protesting students shutdown Enugu-Onitsha Expressway
Uwazuruike floats another Radio Biafra 
• Kanu demands withdrawal of case against him, others
Nigeria to exit recession in 2017 –IMF
…Raises concern on banks’ rising NPLs •As experts insist economy’ll rebound
Russia 2018 World/Cup : My family’ll kill me if Nigeria fails to qualify –Mikel
Quit notice: South-East demands dialogue with Arewa, others
• IPOB not moved, quest for Biafra still on -Nnamdi Kanu’s brother
Cross River appoints transaction advisors for shipping line, airline
Arese Daniels unleashes Eyin Nikon Soso
Biafra will be achieved without war, says prophet
…As church fetes thousands in Lagos Doctrine of deceit
Restructuring: APC’s Babel of voices
Security is God’s business (1)
Is politics not a race to the bottom?
Anambra guber : State lawmaker backs Obiano’s second term bid
Obinna Uzoh will make Anambra great again –APC chieftain
St Eve West African Fashion Week 2017: Forging New Era for African Fashion
First family, National Secretary, destroying APC -Duhu alleges
Face-off: Senate, Presidency should embrace peace – Ex-Kebbi deputy gov
Constitution amendment: Why devolution of power failed -Chukwukere
FG grants 27 industries tax holiday
Nigeria to extend gas pipeline to Cote d’ Ivoire
Accuriopress C2070 launched in Nigeria
Eagles job excites Italian goalkeeper trainer
Bolt: Dopers must stop or athletics’ll die
Igbo World Union takes peace message to Nupe Kingdom
Poor sanitary conditions scare NYSC members from Gombe camp
Attack on Kogi lawmakers: Gov Bello, CP not involved –Police
Youths spurred me to sponsor ‘Not too young to run’ bill –Sen. Nyako
APC govt, a miserable legacy –Fani-Kayode
EDITORIAL: Olu Onagoruwa (1937-2017)
BANKS’ ROLE IN GALVANISING GROWTH TO BE ANALYSED IN 2017 REPORT ON NIGERIA
Azie proffered a way forward
NASS’ craze for self-protection (3)


New Telegraph


S’African kidnapped by al Qaeda in Mali in 2011 released
 Nigerian pirates kidnap Moroccan crew of Bonny Island
 Ex-heavyweight boxing champion, Wladimir Klitschko, retires
NAF allays fears over night flying training in Maiduguri
 MTN returns to profit-making after turbulent 2016
 VON DG decries statement by Clark, urges him to support Buhari
 Report: Trump, frustrated by Afghan war, suggests firing US commander
 US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev
 Brazil president survives corruption vote
 Pre-season: Mkhitaryan, Mata lead United to victory
UEFA League: Celtic edge out Rosenborg, Nice oust Ajax
 Neymar to earn £40.3m a year at PSG
 Liverpool lose to Atletico on penalties in Audi Cup final
When pupils slave for teachers
 Battling against extortion, illegal levies

Daily Trust


N/Delta group to Osinbajo: Don’t negotiate with Edwin Clark, PANDEF
Mob set man ablaze for stealing amplifier from mosque
Why devolution of powers’ bill will resurface — Sen. Ohuabunwa
Ladoja, Akala return to PDP
PDP: We must walk the talk — Suswam, Moro
How Ortom will win again in 2019 — APC chair
Talk to your REPS & Senators
Nwuche advocates summit on restructuring
Ondo women chide Akeredolu over neglect
‘8th National Assembly must write its name in gold’
We’re not appendage of PDP — Chair
NOA commences campaign ahead of Anambra gov’ship
UBEC: Inadequate data stalls basic education
Korea’s N4.7bn school to close ICT gap
Adamawa varsity’s woes persist even with ag VC
Blooms Academy meets on pupil achievement
‘Okpara varsity’ll probe irregularities in appointment of profs’
Poor parents burdened by fee hike – NANS
‘Teachers must keep classrooms interesting’
IBB University trains 300 civil servants in digital skills
Students block Enugu-Onitsha Expressway over extortion
Students block Enugu-Onitsha expressway over extortion, harassment
Constitution amendment will succeed this time – Saraki
Boko Haram: Yobe military operation most successful – Buratai
Osinbajo: Why we must end hate speech
Teacher shortage has hit crisis point – Council
Osinbajo, APC state chairmen discuss Buhari’s health
N/Delta group to Osinbajo: Don’t negotiate with Edwin Clark, PANDEF
Attack: Kogi assembly adjourns plenary indefinitely
Why devolution of powers’ bill will resurface — Sen. Ohuabunwa
AfroBasket: Vincent hails D’Tigress players, ends Orlando camp
Orkula Shaagee, with agency report
Neymar’s rep confirms PSG will pay €222m fee
Iheanacho joins Leicester City
Nigeria’s growth insufficient to cut unemployment, poverty – IMF
Procurement: Our books are clean in CAC – Registrar General
NNPC, IOCs seal multi-billion dollar oil financing deals
Big butts prevents heart disease, diabetes– study
Side Chicks important, needful to the society– comedian Tumi
A garden of radios
Man, 50, risks 15 years in jail over admission scam
Outrage in Lagos community over months of blackout
‘How truck driver diverted N.291m diesel’
Why term limits give African voters vital leverage over autocrats
Brian Klaas
Say hello to a post-America world
Fareed Zakaria
Challenges of winning the peace
Biafra: Enough is enough
Breathing new life for immunization programme
Namadi Sambo @ 63: An indelible mark of a true leader
Mob set man ablaze for stealing amplifier from mosque
Telegraph wrongly announces Duke of Edinburgh’s death
VENEZUELA: ‘Election turnout figures manipulated by 1m votes’
Editorial: Semi-autonomy for NFIU


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