News Headlines August 12, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines August 12, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Nigerian Army, UN clash over invasion of UN building
Holding married woman’s hand is a taboo in my kingdom –Mujakperuo, Orodje of Okpe Kingdom
Buhari: As another season of protests returns
Okagbare misses podium finish, Amusan, Lindley crash out
London 2017: Toblow, Aliu lament Nigeria’s poor show
Amir Khan apologises to Joshua over infidelity row
Electricity: Lafarge to add 30MW to grid in 2018
Chinese banks to finance oil projects in Nigeria–NNPC
FG needs 100,000 tractors to meet agriculture targets – Udoma
Why we are refinancing local debts with $3bn – DMO
PDP mulls suspension of members as convention holds
Anti-party activities: Mushin APC disciplinary committee summons Banire
Ozubulu: God will avenge the innocent, says Oduah
North-East loses $9bn to B’Haram activities, says Buratai
Four pregnant women die in Borno IDP camp –MSF
Borno donates N16.5m to slain oil workers’, CJTF members’ families
N35m bribery scandal: Senate advises FCDA to suspend official
Edo APC sacks publicity secretary
Hate speech: NOA embarks on social media campaign
A’Ibom gets new medical equipment
I’m not quitting music for acting –Ikechukwu
What do you do first when you wake up in the morning, greet your spouse or check your phone?
Nigerian Army, UN clash over invasion of UN building
Hajj: Al-Makura urges pilgrims to use security wristbands
Villagers desert C’ River communities over impending communal clash
Police arrest herbalist for alleged fraud
Four arrested for alleged impersonation in Edo
Edo NUJ announces reward for information on slain journalist
Staff shut FUTO, demand complete salaries
Robbery suspects nabbed in Imo
Gunmen demands N30m after abducting businessman, killing driver in Nasarawa
Indian police arrest Nigerian for peddling heroin
PDP okays ex-beauty queen Ikpeazu, Oduah, Ubah, three others for Anambra governorship primaries
Trump thanks Putin for expelling 755 US embassy officials
APGA denies sponsoring Anambra church killings
Kwara won’t use card readers for November council polls – KWASEIC
Bayelsa govt orders APC to vacate secretariat
INEC fixes Lagos bye-election for Sept 16
Shell reacts as protesters storm facilities in Rivers
Resign if you’re not strong enough, bishops, others tell Buhari
I’m ready to take a bullet for Nigeria –Charly Boy
Police avert pro- and anti-President protesters’ clash


After Ozubulu: Drug Crisis at Centre Stage, 80 Nigerians on Death Row in Malaysia

• UN agency: Nigeria produces finest quality of Methamphetamine in the world, barons raked in $939 million in three years 

Chinese Banks to Commit $250m to NNPC’s Ajaokuta-Kano Gas Line

All Set for PDP’s National Convention in Abuja Today

Police Arrest 70 Kidnappers, Cultists, Others in Rivers

FG Fires Managers of Abuja-Kaduna Rail over Extortion

Flood Sack Uduaghan’s Community

Court Fixes Sept 11 for Judgement on Dino’s Application to stop Recall

Uhuru Kenyatta Defeats Ralia Odinga, Re-elected for a Second Term

FG Requests Extradition of US-based Man Accused of $712,000 Fraud

 ANN Condemns Ozubulu Killings

Libya to Deport 540 Nigerians in August, Says NAPTIP

 NCC Raids SIM Cards Sellers

 NASCO Sponsors Customers on Hajj

Police Set Up Panel to Probe Bribery Allegations for Special Promotion

Nigeria to Refinance Domestic Debts by External Borrowing

Nationwide HIV/AIDS Survey, Largest Worldwide, Says NACA Boss

APC Moves Against Banire through Ward over Alleged Anti-party Activities

Osinbajo: Human Rights Abuses Capable of Undermining Anti-terror War

Boko Haram: Troops Search Houses in Maiduguri

Why Nigeria Must Join in Global Application of Biotechnology


13 Millionaires Emerge as Diamond Bank Raffle Draws

Glo Laffta Fest Berths in Ikorodu

The Role of the NDPHC in the Nigerian Power Sector

Godwin Ezeemo: I was a Cleaner and Later a Security Man

2018 Maserati GranTurismo Restyled to Reflect Pioneering Spirit

Kia Motors Nigeria Restates Commitment to Meet Local Demand

Obiano: Why I’m Running for Second Term in Anambra

Power Tussle: Bayelsa Govt. Moves to Take Over APC Secretariat Politics

Ogah Confirms Defection to APC, Urge Abians to Dump PDP 


Late Professor Peller’s Son, Zeeto’s Elevation

Hakeem Oladele Turns 40 In Style

Fani-Kayode Excited Over Birth of Grandchild

Late Ado Bayero’s Son, Sadiku, To Wed Sa’adatu

Pedal Edema

Nigerian Sports Gets NSSM Boost

Building Football Clubs through Corporate Sponsorship

Tinubu: Why Ambode Supports Hosting of ITTF Nigeria Open

ACF Thrills Students with Cycling Challenge

 Calistus Chukwujekwu: Requiem for Nigerian Referees?

The Arsenal Story and Why the EPL Should be a Worry (2)

As We Begin the Journey to 2019

The Nation

$2.1bn arms scandal: Jonathan, ex-ministers in cold war
N15m was paid to secure my freedom, says kidnapped Lagos monarch Oniba
N23.2bn poll bribery cash: EFCC traces N400m to governor’s hotel, others’ accounts
Bank manager, three others killed in Ekiti as robbers attack two banks, monarch’s palace
Fuel price: Don’t test our resolve, NLC warns FG
Ex-Miss Anambra beauty queen opens up on sex scandal
Endgame in PDP imperils APC
Three Thoughts from Arsenal 4-3 Leicester
Anambra poll: PDP bars aspirant over dual citizenship
Wikki Tourists slammed 3match behind closed Doors,fined N2.250m
Game Over at Emirates! Arsenal 4-3 Leicester
NNPC unveils plans to expand gas generation, distribution
IAAF WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP: Team Nigeria receives camp allowances 
Nnamdi Kanu violated bail conditions – Minister
Borno donates N16.5m to families of slain oil workers, others
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
Morocco bids to host 2026 World Cup
Eagles’ road-travel likely to affect performance – Coach
Amusan gets fair semi-final draw
Cracks in Yobe PDP widen as court grants exparte orders against factional chairman
APC not opposed to true federalism – Odigie-Oyegun
Muazu: Gombe is for APC
Danjuma celebrates wife at 65
Between Lasun Yusuf and Rotimi Makinde
Urinary problems,infections, infertility and other health disorders
Umbilical cord care: Dos and don’ts for parents
Two teenagers get 14 strokes of the cane for assaulting, injuring man
Court dissolves five-year-old marriage over husband’s constant insult
Businessman remanded over N100m recharge card fraud
Artisan bags one month jail term for assaulting lover over infidelity
Making the best of holidays for kids
More online shoppers follow brands on facebook
Chi wins most Innovative FMCG company award
MAN hails growth in Food & beverage sector


Senate Orders Suspension Of FCDA Officer Over Alleged N525m Bribery Scandal
 Why Army Has Not Staged Coup Again In Nigeria — Obasanjo
 APC Has Hijacked Our Property, Bayelsa Govt Petitions IGP
 Arik Air Gets Global Recognition With International Industry Certification
 Juve Battle Lazio In Italian Super Cup
 Blogging Is A More Lucrative Job Than Banking – Laila Ijeoma, CEO, LailasBlog
 The Imperative For A National Police Trust Fund
 Who Owns The Church?
 Matic Targets Chelsea Title
 We Raided UN Camp To Arrest B/Haram Terrorists — Army
 Baru’s Antidotes To Corruption Boredom
 Weep Not Ozubulu: Our Vultures Have Come Home To Brood
 Glo Lifts Ikorodu With Laffta Fest Comedy Show
 Gruesome Murder In The House Of God
 Marital Intellectual Disequilibrium
 Toward A Workable Nigeria
 Health Emergency Attention For Accident Victims, Indigent Patients
NOA On #Say No To Hate Speech Campaign On Social Media Platforms
Ozubulu Brothers At War In South Africa, 30 Killed Since Mistrust Began
RCCG Convention: Adeboye Preaches About The Wall Of Jericho
Quit Notice: Why Arewa Youths Have Not Been Arrested — FG
Women Whose Romance Thrive On Violence!
Some Dancers, Video Vixens, Sleep With Artistes or Jobs – Dancer, Beyonce
Small Doctor Didn’t Brutalize Anyone; It’s A False rumour – Manager
Celebrity Woman, Adijat Oladapo Becomes Sports club Mayor
Daisy Danjuma’s Birthday: Otedola And Alakija do A Billionaire Dance
Constitution Amendment: Failure Of Imagination and Need For Political Courage
Rumoured Arrest Of Boko Haram’s Shekau At UN House Attempt To Destabilise Borno – APC
APC Rakes N60m From Forms
Ozoubulu Incident Worrisome Says Ezeemo
Aide Defends Obiano’s Handling Of Biafran eterans
Coutinho Submits Transfer Request
Wikki Fans Held Us Hostage For Two Hours —R angers
Ronaldo Races To Be Fit For El Clasico

The Guardian

 Angry Lagos mob set another suspected ritualists ablaze
UN raises alarm over ‘unauthorised search’ at humanitarian workers’ base
Kaline Akinkugbe: Living her music
Coconut Flour Pancakes
Court fixes September 11 for judgment on Melaye’s recall suit
Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, re-elected, Raila Odinga kicks
Osibanjo to end Niger Delta meeting in Ondo after 4 years consultations
Angry youth shut Shell flow station
IGP sets up panel to probe alleged bribery in officer promotion
 NPFL: Plateau United, MFM FC in title-defining clash
Neymar offers to pay $2.5 million fine to Brazil tax authorities
Okumagba leads Supporters Club to cheer Eagles against Squirrels
SOCA – The school of sports excellence
Nigeria’s medal hope dims in London as Okagbare, Amusan crash
D’Tigress coach optimistic of success at Afrobasket
Children of politics: Are you raising them?
Questions for our men…
Cold busters
Such a huge ego
Music 101: Album, mixtape or playlist, what’s the difference?
 Six tips to keep your kitchen clean always
 Youths as agents of peace or weapon of mass destruction
CNN’s Busari to moderate Luxury Lifestyle Summit
Nigeria takes centre stage, as MTV Shuga begins
Excitement, as Africa Cinematography Festival berths
 There were five attempts to stop PDP convention, says Makarfi
Weekly political notes
PDP clears Odua, Ubah, four others for Anambra guber poll
In Aba, Ogah dumps PDP for APC
At Coworking Conference, Tonye Cole urges Nigerian youth to take action
Princess Halliday seals broadcast deal with MNET
AFRIMA 2017… Lagos hots up, with unveiling of nominees
Cobhams, Mark Okoye, others, make JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Nigeria list 
Judge throws out DJ’s claims against Taylor Swift
Bollywood film spotlights India’s toilet shortage
HBO offered ‘bounty’ to hackers
Nike Davies-Okundaye: Expressing Nigeria Through Art

The Sun

How I started my business with N1000
INEC promises improvement in Anambra guber election
Boko Haram: Probe of human rights abuse in military, not witch hunt – Osinbajo
Men can’t resist my backside – Anita Joseph
Catholic church bloodbath
•Lecturer dumps wife of 17 years in Kano after losing newborn twin babies in auto crash, i
Benefits, risks and legality
Burnley storms Stamford Bridge as Chelsea begins title defense
Army conduct search in Maiduguri, including building occupied by UN staff
Tax incentives alone won’t attract investors–Expert
Cutix rewards staff, distributors
FG set to fulfil electoral promises – Lai Mohammed
China stands with Nigeria on economic recovery, growth plan–Weimin
I had the mind of marrying a black, tall and beautiful woman with good family background and God gave her to me –Husband , After reading his letter, the sweet wordings moved me and I accepted to marry him –Wife
MONEY MATTERS IN MARRIAGE : No romance without finance (2)
Mr. Speaker please swear-in Dorothy Mato first
Racing against Father Time
Igbinedion varsity donates borehole to Edo community
INEC promises improvement in Anambra guber election
As 179 town unions reaffirm Obiano’s endorsement
World’s oldest man dies in Israel aged 113 years
Kenya polls: Obasanjo calls for calm as opposition kicks
•Exercise credible, transparent –Commonwealth
US-Korea face-off: Plan to strike Guam ready mid-August
Bombings may resume in Niger Delta – Evah
•Nigeria won’t have peace without restructuring
Supporters of restructuring pursuing hidden agenda – Tanko Yakasai
CHAN 2018: Squirrels of Benin vow to stop Eagles
McGregor Camp demands international judge for Mayweather fight
Osinbajo visits Ondo for Niger Delta meeting
The Law and Grace (1)
Ladies, relationship not meal ticket
Restructuring : Who loves Nigeria?
FG’s new NIN, passport rule most irrational

New Telegraph

Vitamins could reduce miscarriages, birth defects risks
I’m almost totally blind but still write at night –Olanrewaju Adepoju
Police arrest frustrated father who abandoned 4 children
Lassa fever: Ogun identifies 66 contacts
NUCLEAR WAR LOOMS: US locks horns with N’Korea
EBELE ENEMCHUKWU: I derive joy from helping people with the little things of life
Giroud earns Arsenal madcap opening win
Child obesity claim: I won’t stoop to respond to Kemi Olunloyo- Seyi Law
Venezuela military option possible – Trump
‘Chibok schoolgirls’ strength inspiring’ – UN
Trump: N’Korea faces ‘big, big trouble’
Judge rejects DJ’s Taylor Swift claim
London 2017: Schippers wins 200m, US shine again
EPL: We never gave up – Giroud
Juve join Chelsea, Man United in chase for Barca star
I’m not in competition with my siblings – Gabriel Afolayan
 Oladipo I’m ready to play for D’ T igers
 ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY: IGP’s ‘3,010 special promotions’ cause ripples in police
 Ogbor Hill where accidents occur almost daily
 Actress Ufuoma McDermott to daughter: My malaria drugs could have killed you
 We’re part of Nigerian music though based in Cyprus –Chyzzi and Mista Rage

Daily Trust

PDP convention in progress
2, 245 animals slaughtered daily for consumption in Kano
Ozubulu massacre: Osinbajo sends ministers to Anambra
UN kicks as army searches humanitarian base
5 major issues Buhari will tackle after resuming
Issues abound, as PDP holds convention today
Nigeria Open Day 4: Top seeds take to second round
Nigerian gold medalist eyes Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals
Osinbajo inaugurates probe into alleged rights abuses by armed forces
IGP’s panel probes bribe-for-promotion allegations
Anambra church bloodbath: Community unsure of fate
Mystery surrounds death of Zamfara housewife
Anambra guber: PDP clears six aspirants, disqualifies ‎one
‘How we’re managing pension funds in Niger State’
‘Export yanking yam out of common man’s reach’
We don’t collect bribe for promotion -Commission
70-year old woman survives accident in Lagos
Naval man, wife arrested for beating man to death
Police arrest ‘mentally-deranged man’, recover female wears
Nigeria’s post-cosmopolitanism and the culture of the worst
Ganduje and Kano modernization
Tribute to Abdul Raufu Mustapha
Editorial: Succession politics and the limit of ignorance


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