News Headlines August 7, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines August 7, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

The Punch

Amid cash crunch, Reps take delivery of 200 exotic cars
Casba app’ll make 24-hour banking possible —Ajelabi
Nigeria varsities to get free Wi-Fi facility
Nokia manufacturer approves Nigerian firm to distribute phones
‘YouTube child protection mechanism failing’
Ericsson Garage launches start-up challenge
Federal retirees protest unpaid entitlements
OAK Pensions grows profit by 76.8%
Nigeria insurance pool to explore bigger risks
Lagos pays N515m to 252 retirees
‘Takaful will deepen insurance penetration in Nigeria’
Protesting pensioners are public nuisance, says Osun commissioner
Power generation crashes by 1,835.6MW in three days
NDPHC, IBEDC assure Magboro, others of power supply
FG offers monthly Savings Bond at 14.54%
Nigeria gets N1.372bn equipment for waterways protection
E-payment: CBN urges banks, others to avoid penalty
Graduate breaks into ex-boss’ house, steals car, jewellery
Father’s negligence turned me to a robber — Suspect
Anger, shock as gunmen kill 11 in Anambra church
Senate not sabotaging anti-graft war, Uzodinma replies Umar
Negotiations ongoing to free UNIMAID lecturers, says ASUU
Fulani herdsmen kidnap ECWA Director, demand N100m ransom
Flood: Rivers community laments pneumonia outbreak
Badoo smashes woman’s head after church vigil
Graduate breaks into ex-boss’ house, steals car, jewellery
Police took money to investigate my husband’s murder – Widow
Septuagenarian with three wives, 35 children, 18 grandchildren says:I sold stolen motorcycles to feed my family
Rev sister dismisses certificate forgery allegation by employees, students
Fire guts building, destroys property in Kano
Man lands in prison for spying for robbers
APC dead, not yet buried under Oyegun, says Frank
There shouldn’t be age limit for presidential candidates – Obasanjo
Falana backs calls for return to 1963 Constitution
APC expels Bayelsa chair, two others
We’re highest performing in Nigeria’s history, says Senate
Federal retirees protest unpaid entitlements
OAK Pensions grows profit by 76.8%
Nigeria insurance pool to explore bigger risks
Lagos pays N515m to 252 retirees
Power generation crashes by 1,835.6MW in three days
George, Ajayi, Bamgbose set to crack 400m final
Bowie clinches women’s 100m gold
Arsenal win Shield on penalties
British media slam Gatlin
Five things we learnt from the Community Shield
London 2017: Boos, applause for Gatlin at medal ceremony
‘Dark Tower’ leads at box office
I have freedom of speech – Harrysong
Casba app’ll make 24-hour banking possible —Ajelabi
Nigeria varsities to get free Wi-Fi facility
Nokia manufacturer approves Nigerian firm to distribute phones
‘YouTube child protection mechanism failing’
Editorial: Averting a worse recession
Ozubulu church killing, unspeakable sacrilege – Buhari
Osinbajo drops two ICPC board members under probe

ThisDay


Nigeria on Pathway of Economic Recovery, Says Enang
Benue Needs N40bn to Clear Salary Arrears
Pension: Falana Urges Ex-governors to Emulate Saraki
Onu Embarks on S’east Tour, Unveils Waste to Wealth Pilot Project…
Air Mishap Averted as Birds Force Pilot to Abort Flight
Sokoto Identifies Poverty, Religious Misconception as Impediments to Girl-Child Education
Govt Urged to Promote Leasing Industry for Economic Growth
FG Wants States to Enhance Revenue Profile with Waste Products
Jaiz Bank Records N540m Profit After Tax in Six Months
Winners Emerge in NIBSS’ Competition.
Bond Issuance: Wema Bank Weighing Interest Rate Environment, Says CFO
NSC, ICRC Partner to Increase Transportation Sector Contribution to GDP …
Resurgence of Terrorism in the Northeast
Anambra’s Wasteful Burials
Opening Etche to the World
Community Shield: Giroud Seals Shootout Victory for Arsenal
NPFL: No Changes as Plateau Utd Stays at the Top
German Super Cup: Bayern Defeat Dortmund on Penalties
Gatlin Booed again at Medal Presentation
Okagbare Fails at Semi-final Again!
Help, the Future is in Deep Trouble
EDITORIAL: THE APAPA PORT EMERGENCY


The Nation


 Gunman kills 11 in church over drug barons’ rivalry
 Saraki, Ikpeazu, Dogara, APC decry killings
 Ex-minister, APGA, others condemn killings
 Biometric-based SIM swap to end e-fraud
 Reps to buy N6.1 billion cars for 360 members
 Lagos set to recover 100 assets sold illegally
 ‘Lagos govt committed to Ikeja model city’s master-plan’
 Troops kill suspected insurgents, recover weapons
 German varsity signs medical MoU with TGMU
 Nigeria, Afghanistan, Pakistan may not meet 2020 education target, says UNICEF

OSCAR PISTORIUS DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL, BACK IN CELL
Ogunbote hails MFM after draw, Plateau maintain NPFL lead
Raheem Sterling is Cheap, says Kim Kardashian Lookalike Prostitute
Wikki, Rangers share spoil under floodlight
Lobi’s 80-game home run ended by Abia Warriors
IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Okagbare fails to advance to 100m final
Give Life Ban to Dopers like Gatlin, says IAAF President
E11 elects new officers, denies endorsing governorship candidates
Senate to Nigerians: Judge us by facts, not sentiments
Late Bauchi Deputy Governor’s wish
How we manage our differences
Kemi Adetiba hosted on CNN’s ‘African Voices’
AFRIMA jury arrive Lagos
Lagos to fix 43 roads, others
How leaders can curb corruption, by primate
Dismissed soldier held for ‘robbery’
Police arrest ‘serial rapist’
Board sets 70% local content target to retain $14b
Why kerosene remains expensive, by IPMAN
‘We met decayed port infrastructure that required renewal’
Insurers pay flood victims N168.4m


Vanguard


Ozubulu Church Attack: President Buhari Calls Obiano
 Arsenal Vs Chelsea: Wenger Fearful Of Another Slow Arsenal Start
 Arsenal Vs Chelsea: Five Things We Learnt
 Southern Leaders Invite North To Re-negotiate Nigeria
 AFCON 2019: Cameroon Needs To Convince CAF – Ahmad
 Ozubulu Massacre: Drug War Spills Into Anambra Church; 35 Killed, Scores Injured
 2017 ITTF Nigeria Open: Akpan Ready To Halt Foreigners’ Dominance
 Big Plans For 2017 Felabration
 Iheanacho’s Arrival At Leicester Heightens Musa’s Loan Speculations
 3 Robbery Suspects Arrested With Weapons In Enugu
 Shell Releases $10m, Reaffirms Commitment To Ogoni Cleanup
 Grouse Of PSP Refuse Collectors
 FG Withdraws Nomination Of ICPC Board Members Facing Probe
 Senate Not Sabotaging Anti-graft War— Uzodinma
 Scriptwriters In Nigeria Should Be Accorded Their Due Honour – Dominic Ajayi
 Lagos House Of Gamble
 RESTRUCTURING: Britain’s Conspiracy With North Against The South By Ayo Adebanjo
Southern Leaders Invite North To Re-negotiate Nigeria
Shell Releases $10m, Reaffirms Commitment To Ogoni Cleanup
Falana Asks Saraki To Return Pension, House Given To Him By Kwara Govt
CBN, NCC To Tackle SIM Swap, USSD E-payment Frauds
Why Abacha Sentenced Me To 30yrs In Prison – Obasanjo
Ayo Adebanjo Tackles Osinbajo On Restructuring
Why We Overthrew Gowon – Obasanjo
Why I Slapped Teacher On My First Day In School – Obasanjo
Arsenal Vs Chelsea: Five Things We Learnt
AFCON 2019: Cameroon Needs To Convince CAF – Ahmad
2017 ITTF Nigeria Open: Akpan Ready To Halt Foreigners’ Dominance
Iheanacho’s Arrival At Leicester Heightens Musa’s Loan Speculations
E-dividend Registration: SEC Should Make Effort To Capture Rural Dwellers — Igbrude
Julius Berger: Diversification To Oil Sector’ll Change Financial Fortune
Why We Are Doing Rights Issue – Unilever MD
METROPOLITAN LAGOS: Mega City, Mega Garbage

The Sun


Outrage, condemnation greet church shooting
• Buhari, Dogara, Kalu, Wike, Okowa, Ikpeazu, Obi, Ngige, Uba, Uzoh, others mourn
Wike sacks special advisers
•Obuah wades into Amaechi, Abe rift Atiku, Kalu, others stopped third term, Larry Essien tells Nnamani
Fears in Owerri over 17,000 live bombs 
• Expert raises the alarm, accuses FG of refusing to pay for destruction of explosives
PSC suspends promotion in police
We’ll not back down, Southern leaders blast NASS
…Say Nigeria must restructure  Ozubulu killing: Obiano asks Anambra indigenes to wear black, observe minute silence
Union Bank, 9 others trade shares in default of free-float rules
‘Why more buildings may collapse in Lagos’
•Experts blame greedy developers, non-enforcement of building laws  
Twitter massages on Iwobi embarrass Fabregas
APC expels 3 principal officers in Bayelsa
Wike sacks special advisers
•Obuah wades into Amaechi, Abe rift Job creation: Obaseki seeks FG’s collaboration
Emmanuel calls for understanding over Akwa Ibom gov’s lodge in Lagos
Kenya sits on keg of gunpowder
• Election commission official killed
Fr. Patrick Henry Edet: Walking away from Catholicism
Issues for NBC’s Modibbo Kawu
Murder in the cathedral
We’ll reclaim Imo Govt House –PDP
Death toll in Anambra gas explosion rises to 5
Biafra’ll be realistic this year – Apostle Mazuruike
Kenya deports opposition candidate’s foreign advisers ahead of tomorrow polls
UN chief decries stockpile of 15,000 nuclear weapons by countries
ISIS positions in east Lebanon captured
2019: PDP no threat to us – Lai Mohammed
Why former Bauchi SSG was sacked – Malami
Restructuring: FG must address cause of agitations now- Uche, Ohanaeze chieftain
Dollar crunch: Electric car technology threatens Nigeria’s oil export, economy
We’ve restored stakeholder confidence in Nigerian ports – Hadiza Usman, NPA boss
AfDB to invest $24bn in agriculture in next 10 years
Twitter massages on Iwobi embarrass Fabregas
… Wenger asks Arsenal fans to be united after victory over Chelsea
IAAF Worlds: Nigeria’s 400m trio seeks history, gets tough semis draws
Ugwuanyi plans credit facilities for traders
Catholic bishop pours encomiums on Onunkwo
•Says he is asset to Anambra State APC chieftain, Umenzekwe, backs Ngige on consensus candidate
ADP inaugurates election committee
Anambra election must hold –MASSOB
EDITORIAL: NASS and the devolution debate


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