​News Headlines August 11, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines August 11. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Saraki sacks 98 aides, justifies action
Soldiers force lady to undress for wearing camouflage
A white woman once called me a dog — Olu Jacobs
128 Nigerian deportees return from Libya
Mistakes business owners make creating ‘About Us’ page
Oyo, Osun tumble as Abia tops WASSCE state performance
How colonel rendered me homeless – Tenant
Suspect abducts mother, baby in Bauchi, demands N500,000
Six things to expect from Google’s ICE 2 smartphone
Niger police nab robber, recover motorcycle
Clampdown on protesters and the regression of democracy
Herbalist lands in prison over apprentice’s mysterious death Electricity returns to Magboro, others, 10 years after
Lagos residents find human parts in another den
N’Assembly will get 2018 budget in October, FG insists
Ending the cycle of Lassa fever deaths
High-profile defectors’ll join us in three weeks – PDP
AGF directs Customs boss to reinstate retired comptroller
N’Delta agitators give northerners, Yoruba quit notice
Ogun prophet, accomplice kill girl for ritual
Savings, diversification key to nation’s economic recovery – Obi
LASTMA commander detained for seizing senior official’s bus
Saraki, Onnoghen seek national policy on Nigeria’s justice system
Police arraign mechanic for killing son over stealing
Five in Ekiti court for stealing 600 bags of cement
Kogi congress: Police warn APC leaders against violence
Less than 60 people decide Nigeria’s fortune – Utomi
Boycott: Kanu wants emergency rule in Anambra, say MASSOB, BIM
APC inaugurates committee on true federalism
Why Saraki sacked his aides –Spokesperson
Presidency commends pro-Buhari protesters’ ‘orderliness,’ says corrupt Nigerians behind calls to resign
Abia receives N21bn for World Bank-assisted project
Government uncovers business loan scam
Bankers Committee inaugurates panel on N26bn SME fund
Dangote, Kano sign MoU on 100MW solar power plant
Onazi set to dump Trabzonspor for Birmingham
Eagles move up in FIFA rankings
Ezenwa, Odey top list for Squirrels clash
Nigeria Open: 19 Nigerians qualify for main draw
Okagbare eyes long jump medal
Dalung hails gymnasts
Woman bedridden for 14 years as doctors misdiagnose illness, plans own funeral
Wedding helicopter lands inside maximum prison
From taking beer, to eating cow’s tripe pepper soup, here are wacky ways to treat hangover
Holistic education’ll curb corruption –Don
‘You’re responsible for your children’s future’
Winners emerge in Art-Tech social media competition
Delta govt approves 24 new schools
Foreshore School promises innovation in learning
Alakija backs creative industry at Inside Out anniversary
Saudi Arabian singer arrested for dabbing at live concert
Editorial: Ending the cycle of Lassa fever deaths
Egmont’s suspension: A case for NFIC bill
Welcome home, Jelani Aliyu
Purifying a putrefying Nigeria
For the fifth time in a row, PUNCH wins Academy of Science award


What Alison -Madueke ’s Alleged Loot Can Fund
Many Feared Killed , 60 Homes Burnt in Fresh Adamawa Attack
APC Moves to Claim Restructuring, Inaugurates El-Rufai Committee
Panel to hold public hearing in 12 states
Dambazau: Executive Bill to Curb Hate Speech Underway
CBN I&E FX Window Attracts $4bn in Three Months
2018 Budget Will be Submitted to N’Assembly in Oct, FG Restates
Facebook Makes New Bid for TV Viewers
What Alison-Madueke’s Alleged Loot Can Fund
Presidency Hails Senate for Supporting Buhari’s Medical Vacation
Many Feared Killed, 60 Homes Burnt in Fresh Adamawa Attack
Adeosun, Fashola, Dan Ali Shun Buharimeter Town Hall Meeting
Saraki Lays off Unconfirmed Number of Staff
OPEC Predicts Higher Demand for Oil in 2018
Anyaoku to Buhari: Don’t Allow Morocco in ECOWAS
Osinbajo Appoints 21 Federal Permanent Secretaries
Report Faults Execution of Constituency Projects
Corruption in Military Dangerous, Divisive, Wasteful, Fuels Insurgency, TI Tells Armed Forces
Anti-Igbo Song: Ohanaeze Deplores Northern Leaders’ Silence
Governments Must Be Aggressive with Tax to Drive Economy
Again, Nigeria Records Poor Outing as Only 23% of Children Get Immunised
Glo Declared Friday Free Data Day
Military Commended for US Bomber Jets Purchase to Fight Terror
Army Arrests Suspected Militant for Alleged Involvement in Killing Two Soldiers
Pandemonium as Residents Uncover Another Ritualists’ Den
Police Parade 70 Suspected Armed Robbers, Killers of NTA Reporter
Naval Personnel, Wife Arrested for Beating Man to Death
SON Challenges Electrical Dealers on Self-Regulation
Fake Prophet Arrested over Suspected Murder of 13-year-old Girl
INEC Removes 190 Foreigners from Voters’ List
Germany to Assist Nigeria Develop Smart Cities
Defunct Kano ANPP Chairman, Hotoro Dies at 67
Dangote Promises to Power Outage in Kano
WAEC: Ugwuanyi Offers Scholarship to Student with Nine Distinctions
Sterling Bank Takes Environmental Sustainability to New Heights
Report: Nigeria’s Creditworthiness Improves on Positive Economic Outlook
Group Moves to Boost Productivity in Organisations
Accountability By Govt Will Enhance Voluntary Tax Compliance’
Zenith Bank Records N75bn Profit, Declares N7.8bn Interim Dividend
Risk Response – Hit or Miss?
FG Moves to Review Bilateral Relations with Some African Countries
PDP Kicks off Convention Activities
‘Marginalised’ House Members Threaten to Boycott PDP Convention Amaechi and Wike’s Endless Feud
Nollywood Diva, Omotola Returns with Alter Ego
NGOs Insist on Justice for 4000 Rape Victims
Trish ‘O’ Opens Luxury Interiors and Couture Plaza
Ogunbadejo Lauds Rotary Club of Lagos, Calls for Collaboration
First Nigeria Beer Festival Holds in Lagos
Without Injured Sanchez, Arsenal Set to Open Season against Leicester Tonight
AITEO Cup First Round Draw Holds Friday
CHAN: Yusuf Picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to Tackle Squirrels
Big Guns Enter Stage as Nigeria Open Begins
Eagles in Marginal Movement in Latest FIFA Ranking
Eyes on Okagbare for Another Long Jump Miracle Medal
Osinbajo: In Atiku’s Shoes

The Nation

No more room for excuses, Osinbajo tells ministers
ASUU set for strike over 2009 deal
Another ‘ritualists’ den found in Lagos
Banks set aside N26b for small businesses, agric
Drama in Abuja as groups protest for, against Buhari
‘Diezani’s loot can build six world class airports’
British Queen Elizabeth prefers William as successor
Okey Bakassi, Yaw, others host show to honour Sam Loco
Three policemen dismissed for robbing fuel tanker
Obaseki orders temporary closure of Agric college
Display of royal culture
Rainforest in the desert
Two die in hotel fire
‘Embrace compassion in healthcare’
Community seeks varsity status for college
Controversy trails Linguistics student’s death
Iheanacho to Lead City’s Attack against Arsenal
Wenger Hints on First Female Coach in Premier League
Beckham To Become Real Madrid Ambassador
2018 African Nations Championship qualifier:Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to tackle Squirrels
2018 Nations Cup: HFN invites 35 players to camp
FIFA Ranking: Brazil overtakes Germany, Nigeria 6th best in Africa
Dalung to appear before Senate, Muazu: Gombe is for APC
Youths call for Kanu’s arrest
‘No zoning in Anambra’
Mo Eazy to drop ‘Aunty Yeh’ video
Kiss Daniels wraps up Europe tour
Kayefi to perform at Roots and Rhythm Concert
Umbilical cord care: Dos and don’ts for parents
Club launches mission for vision
Skin Diseases: Your open secret that needs care
Another ‘ritualists’ den found in Lagos
Youths seek domestication of two bills
Lagos CJ loses N7m to suspected fraudster
Ambode: 5,000 buses coming in February
Five unmistakable signs you’re dealing with a typical Nigerian
More online shoppers follow brands on facebook
Chi wins most Innovative FMCG company award
MAN hails growth in Food & beverage sector
Union decries high rate of casualisation


FIFA RANKINGS: Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up
 Ozubulu: No Worship At St Philip’s Church Until Police Leave – Nnewi Diocese
 How ‘self-serving’ Sharia Could’ve Become Disaster For Nigeria — Obasanjo
 Ex-Ghana President Rawlings Warns Nigerians Against Ethnic Hatred
 Igbonla Six: Untold Story Of The Students’ Abduction, Release
 Administration Of Justice Craves Reforms —Saraki
 Officials Of Pilgrim Board In Police Net Over Missing Hajj Fares
 Devolution Of Powers: We Are Watching National Assembly – Akwa Ibom Speaker
 APC Chairman Under Probe Over Alleged High-handedness, Finances
 Diversification: FG Says It’ll Resolve Manufacturers’ Hiccups
 London 2017: Gold, Silver Or Bronze, Okagbare Keeps Nigerians Waiting
 Trump Declares Opioid Crisis A ‘national Emergency’
 5 Safety Tips For Traveling Long Distances
 Those Contesting With Obiano Are Political Lilliputians – Dr. Oye, APGA Chairman
 APC Not Opposed To True Federalism – Odegie-Oyegun
Ex-Ghana President Rawlings Warns Nigerians Against Ethnic Hatred
Ajapa: Ondo Community Notorious For Kidnapping, Militancy
Buhari Should Resume Or Resign, Charly Boy Insist As Pro, Anti-Buhari Protesters Clash
Nigeria Sleep Walking To National Disaster — Anyaoku
Anambra Guber: BIM Disagrees With IPOB; Insists Election Must Hold
Another Ritualists Den Uncovered In Lagos Manhole, 5 Nabbed
How We Buried Lassa Fever Victim – LASG
October Deadline For Submission Of 2018 Budget Proposal To NASS Sacrosanct – FG
Memories Of TAFF 2017: The Glamour, The Hurdles And The Triumphs
Intrigues, Surprises On Airtel TVN Season 2
“Jemeji’’: Movie On Badagry Debuts Soon
Most Songs We Have Today Are Meaningless, Just Noise , Donsun Spits Fire
Lagos State Govt To Host 1st Nigerian Beer Festival
Devolution Of Powers: We Are Watching National Assembly – Akwa Ibom Speaker
Anambra Guber Poll: PDP Screens Oduah, Uba, Others
Leave Niger Delta Before October 1, Agitators Tell Northerners, Yourba
Notice Of Quit : Emir Of Katsina Maintains Stand To Defend Igbo, Others
PDP Convention: “we Cannot Afford Another Mistake” – Mark
London 2017: Gold, Silver Or Bronze, Okagbare Keeps Nigerians Waiting
AITEO Cup First Round Draw Holds Today
MerryBet-SWAN Cup: Falode, Yinka Davies In Battle Royale
Supporters Club Launches Operation Tame The Lions
Cordial Working Relationship Fostering Stable Academic Calendar- Delsu VC
Diversification: FG Says It’ll Resolve Manufacturers’ Hiccups
Expert Advocates Employee Assistance Programme To Boost Productivity
APMT To MWUN: We’re Not Responsible For Empty Containers, Traffic In Apapa


Ekiti Drags 5 To Court Over N2.05m Building Material Theft
Hate Speech: Nigerians Risk Loss Of Freedom – NOA
Saraki Sacks 90 Aides
Resuscitating The Local Government System
CSOs Back PMB, Insist He Won’t Resign Ibori Makes A Comeback With PDP Convention C’tee Membership
Nigeria’s Manufacturing Investment Hits N3.7trn In 3 Years
Alleged N.3bn Health Ministry Vehicle Scandal: EFCC, Others Petitioned
FMBN Reads Riot Act To Developers In Ondo Over Gross Disregard
Discontent Grows As States Spend Over N350bn On Non-viable Airports
NSE Market Increases By 0.38% To Hit 38,000 Mark, Amid Bullish Run
Gov Bello’s Government Is A Good Example Of Generational Power Shift – Hon Adejoh
The Hajj Season (2)
Alleged N.3bn Health Ministry Vehicle Scandal: EFCC, Others Petitioned
FG To Refinance Domestic Debts Into $3bn Treasury Bills
NAF Destroys B’Haram Hideouts In Sambisa
N30trn Revenue Scam Probe Not A Charade – Senate
Catholic Bishops Condemn Anambra Killings
6 Nigerian Entertainers With Controversial Lifestyle
ACTDF Unveils “Unleash Your Talent 2017’ In Lagos
03 Media: Showcasing Nigerian Music To The World
Inside Abuja Church Where Tithe, Offering Are Outlawed
Beyoncé Announces Formation Scholars ProgramME in Time for ‘Lemonade’s Anniversary
Why I Hid My Marriage From Public – D’Banj
5 Artistes Who Have No Hit Song In 2017
El-Rufai Declares KABAFEST An Annual Fete
Contemporary African Arts Investors Will Reap Benefits In 10 Years, CCG Projecting Young African Africans

The Guardian

Osinbajo approves appointment of 21 permanent secretaries
 Nigerians want Buhari to resign on moral grounds, poll shows
Justice is about administering rule of law, says Saraki
‘Boko Haram destroyed 267 health centres in eight years’
‘106 deaths, 651 Lassa fever cases recorded in 18 states’
NEMA receives 128 stranded returnees
Bill against hate speech underway, says Dambazzau
Ogenyi Onazi set to join Birmingham for £4 million
Nigeria’s participation fraudulent, says Ebewele
‘Football made in Germany’
Arsenal want to avoid slow start as English Premiership returns
AITEO Cup first round draw holds today
Supporters Club begins nationwide mobilisation for Eagles against Cameroon
 NIMC plans e-ID Cards’ replacement, renewal
AXA Mansard’s half-year gross premium rises by 36 per cent, posts N17.9 billion
Niger, Benin owe Nigeria $115.91m for power supply
PACAC canvases PPP in restoring integrity in business
Ending rape culture via urban pop culture
Children in prisons
 APC and PDP are two of a kind
Nigeria’s divided heart
Youth rage and the Nigerian state – Part 1
Whither our tribal political leadership
 PDP only got bloody nose, not technical knockout, says George
‘Current National Assembly cannot restructure Nigeria’ 
All Progressives Congress assures Nigerians of implementing true federalism 
Presidency condemns attempts to derail anti-corruption war
 Minister tasks NASS on passage of postal reform bill
Digital economy to generate $88b through financial services 
MTN, Tricom pledge support for SME growth
Cellulant Nigeria exports technology to Afghanistan
Japan actor who played original Godzilla dies at 88
Taylor Swift tells of shock over alleged groping
“Jemeji’’: Movie on Badagry debuts soon
Move over ‘Star Trek’: there’s a new show at the final frontier

New Telegraph

London 2017: Guliyev beats Van Niekerk to win shock 200m gold
Lagos: Human parts found in another ritual killers’ den
Non-implementation of agreement: ASUU set for strike
Ship owners cut wages, 1,225 seafarers jobless
Pro-Buhari groups launch counter attack
New Telegraph’s report: Govs pay Nyanya bomb victims
Saraki sacks 98 aides, says they’re redundant
Policemen hijack 33,000 litres of fuel
House and Looters’ Amnesty Bill
7 feared dead, many injured in multiple accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
 PDP: We’ll resolve S’West crisis – Makarfi
Kidnappers’ den with human parts discovered in Lagos
Many feared dead in fresh Adamawa attack
Venezuelan leader seeks talks with Trump
 36 killed in Chinese road tunnel crash
 Kenyan opposition warned over claims
 Trump to N’Korea: ‘Be very, very nervous’
Wives who deny husbands sex expose them to infidelity – Majid Michel
 Why marriage scared me, by D’banj
 Marriage isn’t bed of roses – Ebele the Flutist
Nigeria Open: Aruna, Assar, top stars begin battle
 Non-implementation of agreement: ASUU set for strike
 Bringing succour to the widows, downtrodden


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