News Headlines August 8, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines August 8, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers
Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Anambra massacre: Man loses wife, baby, uncle
Atiku asks FG to arrest those behind anti-Igbo song 
Kidnappers waylay Lagos-bound bus, abduct passengers 
ICPC: Why Owasanoye must not fail
‘Ritual killers source body parts from illegal hospitals’ 
Suspected cult members kill two, injure traditional ruler 
Buhari’s wife returns to London three days after arrival 
Two soldiers, 12 B’Haram fighters killed in ambush operations 
2019: Buhari campaign office appoints coordinators 
Don’t touch Kogi APC leadership, Melaye, others warn Oyegun 
Anambra massacre: Man loses wife, baby, uncle 
I’m being persecuted for exposing fraud –Dropped ICPC nominee
Kwara begins construction of N1.1bn state secretariat 
Court merges suits seeking to stop Melaye’s recall
Police to arraign cop who looted Jonathan’s property Tuesday 
Protesters invade Villa, demand medical panel on Buhari’s health status 
Two soldiers, 12 B’Haram fighters killed in ambush operations
UNILAG celebrates retired computer scientists
Abramovich splits from third wife
Nathaniel hits 400m hurdles semis, George, Ajayi, Bamgbose fail
How to avoid domestic accidents
How can Nigeria improve on treatment of cancer patients?
Firm produces CCTV cameras for local market
NNPC owes oil firms N2tn in cash call —GMD
Cash crunch hits Imo PDP
‘Ritual killers source body parts from illegal hospitals’
Container traps Imo poly students, others
Navy denies holding tortured rating, fingers DSS
Soldier stabs Ogun trader over faulty television, flees
Kashamu is a blackleg in PDP, says Fayose
No decision yet on Kano chair – APC
Even if Buhari is too weak to campaign in 2019, we’ll do it for him —Group
NSIA revives 11 fertilizer blending plants
Budgeting process vital to sustainable growth – Akabueze
Save for holiday using bank services
Ajaokuta-Warri rail ready in June 2018, says FG
May & Baker’s profit rose by 215% in Q2
Wikki fan attacks ref, injures her eye with stone
Ine Stars win Edo league
StarTimes gives fans a thrill ahead of Bundesliga
Handball fed appoints Tangahaar
Reprieve for social media users as ‘Right to be forgotten’ law is proposed
Sponsor IT studies, APTECH urges FG
Edo approves special bursary for visually-impaired students
Unpaid salaries: ASUU tackles Kogi govt
Eight-month pregnant Serena discloses fear about starting a family
‘Dark Tower’ leads at box office
Mystery: Caribbean village where genetic disorder turns girls into boys at puberty
NIMR convenes molecular biology workshop
Afghanistan govt hires Nigerian firm to develop e-wallet
Zinox, foreign partners make new products for consumers
Mart unveils disruptive solutions for data centres, SMEs
Editorial: ICPC: Why Owasanoye must not fail
The elusive quest for tax revenue
The politics of the restructuring debate
How to avoid domestic accidents
Gender stereotype and women career development
Protesters invade Villa, demand medical panel on Buhari’s health status
Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s $37.5m mansion to FG


Genocide Looms, Atiku Warns as Igbo Leaders, Northern Youths’ Meeting 
Anxiety Envelops Ozubulu as Community Fears Reprisals
NNPC Clears JV Cash Call Debts by April 2018
Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Alison-Madueke’s $37.5m Banana Island Mansion
Addax Petroleum Shuts Offices after Swiss Bribery Case
Again, Aisha Buhari Returns to London
Protesters Storm Abuja, Ask Buhari to Return Home
Osinbajo: Investors Who Fail to Invest in Nigeria in 10 Years will Miss Out
Two Soldiers Dead, Scores of Boko Haram Terrorists Killed in Ambush
Presidency: ICPC Set to Commence Trial of Dropped Nominees
70 Lecturers to Quit UNIMAID for Fear of Attack
APDA NEC Meets Today
Court Adjourns Hearing on Dino’s Recall Suit to Aug 11
FEC Lifts Moratorium on Pioneer Status Incentives
Saraki, Atiku, S’West Govs Storm Lagos for Ooni
House C’ttee Orders IG to Show Evidence in Missing Ammunition Probe
Gunmen Hijack Commercial Bus, Abduct 15 Passengers
APGA Asks Police to Arrest Agbaso for Burglary
Ishaku, Others Condemn Massacre, Call for Thorough Investigation
FG to Engage 10,000 N’Delta Youths in Pipelines Surveillance Jobs
Bayelsa APC Crisis: Embattled Ex-Chair’s Loyalists Shut down Yenagoa
Okowa: How Delta Spent N10bn Paris Club Refund
Kachikwu to Appear Before House over State of Refineries
ASUU to Bello: You Are Dictatorial, Ignorant of Unionism Laws
African Lawyers Chart Course for Continent’s Development
Saraki: Access to Finance Key to Curbing Youth Unemployment
PHED Begins Massive Metering of Residential Customers
Don’t Tamper With Kogi APC Executive, Leaders Tell Oyegun
Expulsion Imminent as Fayose, Daniel, George, Omisore, Others Move Against Kashamu
FG Asks Dredgers to Disregard Lagos State Stop Work Order
Ogun Explains $350m World Bank Facility, Says It’s Concessionary
FG Gives Julius Berger, Others June 2018 Deadline for Itapke-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail Project
Monarch Escapes Death as Gunmen Invade Village
Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Alison-Madueke’s $37.5m Banana Island Mansion to FG
Heritage Bank Partners Oyo on N50bn Healthcare Fund
Emuwa: Union Bank Has Sufficient Cover for Loans to Telecoms Group…
Nestle Nigeria Records N16.5bn Profit on Reduced Finance Cost
SystemSpecs Launches Remita Mobile App
FG May Sell NNPC’s Refineries as Scrap Metals, Says Kachikwu
NNPC Targets 5bcf of Gas for Domestic Market By 2020
The Avoidable Face-off Between AGF and EFCC
Why Governors Continue to Undermine Councils
Should Happiness in Animals Matter?
‘NASS Should Focus on Law Making and Oversight Functions’
Cerullo Brings Bondage-breaking Anointing to Nigeria
Tosin Oke, Quarter mile Trio Fail to Make final
NCC Tennis League: Joseph Imeh Gets His Revenge
Mourinho Eyes First Super Cup Win
Transfer: Amuneke Backs Neymar’s PSG Switch
Osheku Leads Nigerian Coaches to 3rd IAAF World Coaches Conference
Osinbajo’s Vision and the Climate of Fear
With the 1999 Constitution, the People Don’t Exist

The Nation

Church killings: It’s all gang war, says governor
Buhari won’t resign, says Presidency
Diezani loses $37.5m Banana Island mansion to Fed Govt
Osun spends N5.1b on salaries, pensions
Arewa/Igbo joint panel fails to call off quit notice
PDP to kick out Kashamu
Day after attack: Anambra community gloomy
Dropped icpc nominees deny fraud claims
Fed Govt to recruit 10,000 youths from Niger Delta, says Boroh
States to earn dividend from sovereign wealth fund from 2018
Return to negotiation table, ASUU tells Gov Bello
Rashidi Yekini’s daughter graduates as second overall best student
IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS:Nigerian 400m Trio Crash Out
IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Nathaniel Qualifies For 400m Hurdles Semis
Afrobasket: D’Tigress must be tough -Ahmedu
Ronaldo Fit for Super Cup -Zidane
Bosso faults NFF criteria for national teams recruitment
Nigeria Appoints New Coaches for HandBall Team
I’m far from being religious, says Asiri Comedy
Contestants thrill as The Voice Nigeria continues
Jabby Jay drops ‘Paper’
How to save NHIS, by HMOs
MAN seeks removal of obstacles hindering manufacturers
Oil prices dip ahead of OPEC meeting
ISPs critical to attainment of NBP, says NCC
Expert canvasses data bank for unemployed aviation personnel


Ikeme Grateful For Support After Leukaemia Diagnosis
 FinTechs Won’t Usurp Banks’ Traditional Roles —CBN
 Afenifere Berates Osinbajo Over Comment On Awolowo
 PANDEF’s U-turn, Room For Further Neglect Of N’Delta—Ndokwa Youth
 Ozubulu Attack Desecrates Our Values – Nwoye
 Emulate Vanguard In North-East Reportage, Media Houses Told
 S-WEST PDP PARLEY: Why I Wasn’t Included In Team That Visited Buhari – Fayose
 NBBF To Name Provisional D’Tigers List For Afrobasket Defence
 FG Trains 4,250 For 2018 Budget Preparation
 Motions Of Change By 8th Senate
 Dr. Leton On How Federal Govt Cheated Niger Delta (2)
 Imo People Bitter, Hungry, Frustrated, Impoverished — PDP
 Flood: Move To Higher Grounds, Delta Govt Warns Residents
 Urhobo Leader Tasks Youths On Nation Building
 APDA Members Fuse Into PDP In Ondo
 Southern Senators, Reps Didn’t Sell Out On Power Devolution – Agboola
 3 Years After FERMA Repairs, Erosion Threatens Edepie-Imiringi Road
Ozubulu Horror Attack: How Gunmen Killed My Three Relations
FG To Begin Settlement Of Workers’outstanding Allowances – Oyo-Ita
Buhari Won’t Resign- Presidency
H1’17: Companies’ Revenue Rises 20% To N2.6trn
Emulate Vanguard In North-East Reportage, Media Houses Told
ID May Field Female Candidate
APGA Calls For Agbaso’s Arrest Over Alleged Secretariat Burglary
PDP Salutes Makarfi At 61
NBBF To Name Provisional D’Tigers List For Afrobasket Defence
Arsenal V Leicester: Iheanacho Takes Part In Training
Mourinho Eyes Madrid Revenge In Super Cup
Sanchez To Leave Arsenal On Free Transfer
FinTechs Won’t Usurp Banks’ Traditional Roles —CBN
FG Trains 4,250 For 2018 Budget Preparation
World Bank: Counterpart Fund Default Slows Down Projects In Edo State — Obaseki

The Guardian

Buhari’s return date shrouded in secrecy as wife returns to UK
Nigeria requires N3.05tr to increase oil production
Alison-Madueke forfeits $37.5m Banana Island property,others to FG
Atiku decries ‘death wish’ for Igbo, warns against genocide
Government urges completion of central railway line
Russian firm to invest N30 billion in Greater Port Harcourt auto centre
Government raises team to boost treatment of Anambra attack victims
Militants set October 1 deadline to declare Niger Delta republic
CBN further boosts forex market with $195 million
Olajide Omotayo not scared by tough ITTF Nigeria Open opponents
Nathaniel qualifies for 400m hurdles semifinals, Oke not good enough
Sound administrative architecture key to rugby development, says Mbagwu
Joseph Imeh smiles again at NCC Tennis League
Iheanacho returns to training ahead Leicester, Arsenal Premiership opener
Osheku leads Nigerian coaches to IAAF world conference
SafeTrust posts N76.8m PBT for 2016 financial account
Lagos cautions against anti-people revenue drive
Air Peace launches Akure route August 11
NIMASA introduces new compliance strategy on cabotage
Forward movement in local substitution
Editorial: As political thugs go on the rampage
Saratu Asabi Aregbesola: Tribute to Moomi
Not so sir
Lawless ID card and passport deadline
Confusion or confederation?
‘PDP will take over from APC in 2019’
APC is no sanctuary for corrupt politicians, says Lai Mohammed
APDA at crossroads after PDP verdict
Not too young to run: A solution in search of a problem
London V&A Museum’s ‘Europhile’ ex-director dies
‘Dark Tower’ leads box office but casts short shadow
Taylor Swift in court as trial begins in groping case
Netflix acquires comic book creator Millarworld

The Sun

• We lost three persons -Family • Police arrest suspects • Igwe Ozubulu speaks
I will run Anambra on Biafran ideology -Offodile
I was framed for crime I didn’t commit –Al-Mustapha
AMCON: Litigation, recession threaten efforts to recover N4.6trn NPLs
— 8th August 2017
Battle ground too hot for Boko Haram remnants –Air Chief, Sadique
Wike sacks 4 LG chairmen
• Urges African lawyers to reshape continent 
Gunmen hijack commercial bus in Rivers
• Abduct 16 passengers, driver
Anti-Buhari protest rocks Abuja
•Activists, cleric demand President’s resignation •As Aisha returns to London
Court orders permanent forfeiture of $37.5m mansion linked to Diezani
Southern leaders, Atiku raise the alarm over ‘anti-Igbo song’
• Urge Osinbajo to arrest those behind it
Anambra church killings: Gov., Reps, labour, others condemn killings 
….Say it’s barbaric, inhuman, satanic  Lagos warns against dumping of refuse in waterways
PDP salutes Makarfi at 61
Anambra guber: Anambra guber: N850m bribe allegations rock APC
Anambra guber: Chidoka suspends campaign to mourn victims of church attack
Dollars roll in for CIC dormitory project
We must help young people explore their potential in photography – Babaeko, ace photographer
So much anger in the land
Invest in Nigeria now or regret later – Osinbajo 
Pakistan not party to UN nuclear ban treaty – FM
Severe turbulence injured 10 aboard American Airlines flight 
South Africa economy in “precarious” position – Statistician General
FG unfolds new guidelines on tax holiday for investors
… To submit 2018 Budget to N’Assembly October
CBN boosts forex market with $195m
AfroBasket Women 2017: D’ Tigress’ll be battle ready –Mohammed
Remo Stars Chidume is VAT Wonder Goal winner
Moses rues loss to Arsenal, ready for new EPL season
Anambra guber: It’ll be landslide victory for APGA –Ukwa
EDITORIAL: Economic cost of Nigeria’s many public holidays

New Telegraph

Dokpesi, Shutti APDA bicker over NEC meeting
 Vote in peace, Kenya’s president urges
 US may begin airstrikes against ISIS in Philippines
 Super Cup: Ronaldo set to play against United
 London 2017: Kipyegon wins gold, Semenya claims bronze; Wayde, Simbine in semis
Mourinho ready to make move for Bale
 Melaye loses bid to stop petitioners
 Moses, Iwobi’s form good for Cameroon –Ikpeba
 FG will unmask, punish perpetrators –Osinbajo
Road infrastructure: Fashola, please wake up
 How we survived Anambra church killings –Victims
 Okocha: Neymar’ll take over from Messi, Ronaldo
 Woman begs police to find son sold for N150,000
 NIN: Issues over new deadline
 Nigeria is open for business – Osinbajo


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