News Headlines August 13, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines August 13, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Corruption: We didn’t plug all loopholes, says Jonathan …insists he did well, had sound economic team
I want to go to heaven, says Obasanjo 183 federal ministries, agencies in massive illegal recruitment
Dad was sad when Jonathan lost 2015 poll — Edwin Clark’s son
Rant here: Ozubulu attack
Lack of funds can kill great ideas –Aina
Seize opportunities, partner with the right people – Olaniran Abiola
My life, my business –Sasha 2:01 am
Not winning Headies was a motivation –Ycee
I won’t have kids out of wedlock, says Ruggedman
I don’t know why I’m still relevant –Sound Sultan
We will continue protest until Buhari returns –Charly Boy
Queens of Comedy
Military raid won’t affect relations with Nigeria –UN
We don’t want caretaker chairmen, NULGE tells Dickson
Ozubulu killing: Osinbajo sends five ministers to Anambra
My life, my business –Sasha
Drama as Fayemi, Oni’s group elects new officers
FG to beef up security in worship centres — Ngige
Man cuts off penis with razor in Ondo
Shell decries occupation of facilities by angry youths
Bolt ends career with fall in London
NDLEA arrests three in Gombe
Immunisation: UNICEF, Sokoto govt adopt new strategies
Husband kills wife as crying children watch, then takes own life
Anambra: APC clears Uba, 11 others for gov primary
Kanu isn’t an Igbo leader, he’s a kid — Igbokwe
Dokpesi, Nwanyanwu wanted to sell our party to PDP — APDA chairman
Nobody will confine me to ‘the other room’ – Bello
It’s Oduduwa Republic or organised violence —Youth activist, Grandson
PDP will reclaim power in 2019, says Jonathan
‘I’m okay’, says Buhari after three months’ absence
PDP praying for Buhari – Makarfi
US, FG back 20,000bpd oil refinery in Lagos
Govt targets N30.5tn revenue from non-oil export
Supporting Nigeria’s cyberspace identity through participation
Govt should extend automotive incentives to parts makers – Offorjama
Electricity theft may attract N200,000 in fines
‘Bill on lump sum will reduce retirees’ pensions
Dad was sad when Jonathan lost 2015 poll — Edwin Clark’s son
Buying N6.1bn cars for reps in national interest – Reps Committee chair
Nigerians suffering, reps enjoying — SERAP
London 2017: Nigeria’s loss, others’ gain
Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea 3-2
London 2017: Nigeria keep medal hope alive …qualify for 4x400m final
Rooney strikes as Everton beat Stoke
CHAN: Eagles play Benin, Egypt face Morocco hurdle
Instagram photos lead to model’s kidnap, attempted sale as sex slave
Wedding guests embarrassed as groom’s other wife, prostitute show up
Designer unveils new collection using naked models
Newborn baby found buried alive in septic tank
Workers forced to wear motorcycle helmets due to falling roof
I wasn’t too proud to ask for help from junior colleagues –Oloye, OAU first class graduate
Randy directors almost made me quit acting – Nkechi Blessing
I’m no longer bitter at Wizkid –Samklef
Olamide, Phyno, others thrill at Mega Music Nationwide Tour
How to succeed in the movie industry –Doris Simeon
I’d be wicked if I don’t allow my daughter to date at 15 –KSB
We’ll end Lassa fever the way we stopped Ebola — LUTH CMD
11 facts you need to know about Lassa fever
Our sons fighting over leadership post in South Africa — Monarch
My husband denied he sold our child until police arrested him — Housewife
Lassa fever: Lagos residents renew war against rats
Crazy things Nigerians do in the name of celebration
Editorial: High road accident deaths upsetting
Amending the constitution when there are no limits (2)
Leading for superior performance
Taking stock of your marriage
Marital rape exists
Seven types of libidos
What you should know about having white teeth
Three tell-tale signs you’re dating a toxic person
183 federal ministries, agencies in massive illegal recruitment
Buhari meets aides, says doctors keeping him in London


Buhari: I Think I’m Fit to Return Home, But My Doctors…
With a Successful Convention, PDP Ready to Take on APC in…
Three LUTH Doctors Infected with Lassa Fever, Investigation Reveals
For Producing Excess 470,000bd, OPEC, Allies Fail in Output Pact
How Falana’s Letter to Kachikwu Exposed Nigeria’s Huge Losses in Deep…
CAC Ends 27 Years Factional Crisis, Plans 3-day Unity Prayers
Atiku: Why We Must be Conscious of Our Past
Banana Island Ghost Rakes in N35m in First Week
Anambra: APC Clears 12 Aspirants for Guber Primary
First Northern Female Aeronautic Engineer Bags First Class in UK
Prepare for Life after Oil, FG Advises Amnesty Beneficiaries
Trump Speaks with France, China amid Mounting Tensions with N/Korea
Globacom-sponsored Professor Johnbull Preaches Acceptable Family Lifestyle
House C’ttee Orders Sack of 22 Intels Expatriates
Finally APGA Sacks Oye, Others, Ratifies Agbaso, Musa as National Chairman, Secretary
Okonkwo: National Assembly Instrumental to Non-violent Restructuring
Hate Speeches: Dambazau Threatens to Deal With Merchants of Violence
How to Address Recidivist Corruption in Nigeria
Africa’s Working-age Population to Grow by 450m in 20years
Only 100m to have access to stable employment GDP to pick up in 2018, but will remain below 4% for few years
Mounting Concerns over Dwindling Activities of ISPs
Renewed Investor Confidence as Stock Market Hits N13 Trillion
Ugbe: Multichoice is a Nigerian Company, We’re Going Nowhere
Eko Tag: Enhancing Lagos through Urban Art
An Ugly Twist in Terror War
Saraki’s Exemplary Sacrifice
Eneche: Getting Information from Locals is Our Major Challenge in War…
Lagos and One Photographer’s Parting Shots
Art X to Showcase Africa’s Leading Art Masters
RBC Beams the Spotlight on Alakija’s Book, Reviews Adeniyi’s Against the Run of Play
All Eyes on the Prize
Italian Super Cup: Juve, Lazio Live on StarTimes
Barca Start Life without Neymar against Madrid in Super Cup
 Britain Win 4x100m Gold as Bolt Pulls Fails to Finish Final Race
Premier League: Chelsea Stunned, City Win, Liverpool Held
If Nigeria Finally Breaks up…
EDITORIAL: Beyond The Ozubulu Church Tragedy

The Nation

Buhari: I’m okay, only obeying doctors’ orders
 Ozubulu: Three high-profile suspects in police net
 PDP woos APC Senators, Reps
 Evans: Police trace kidnap kingpin’s crimes to South Africa
 UN office raid: Humanitarian assistance resumes
 Nigerian, Malawian girlfriends arrested for drug trafficking
 Medical trip: Pro-Buhari groups plan mega walk to the Villa tomorrow
 PDP gives Makarfi four months extension
 A rash of budding republics
 Seventh-Day Adventist trains 5,000 women
 My position unaffected by Supreme Court verdict, says S’West PDP boss
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
Burnley stun Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Women’s Long Jump Final: United State’s Resse stops Okagbare
Ekiti State needs deliverance’
Bolanle Ambode: A profile in humility
Pilot schemes for 2019 presidency
SOLA SOBOWALE: Mothers shouldn’t just be baby factories
RMD celebrates made in Nigeria goods
Man chops off own genital ,says he acted on strange voice
Teenage boy faces break-in, robbery charges in Lagos
Doctors will decide my return date – Buhari
Making the best of holidays for kids
Lagos hosts first Nigeria beer festival
Mouka, Haier Thermocool, Microsoft exhibit good customer service
Ogun and the World Bank
Stakeholders highlight required ingredients to build Nigerian brand


 Return Of Lassa Fever: The Vital Signs
MEN BEWARE: Babies Are The Main Owners Of Women’s Breasts
The Ozubulu Massacre
My Legal Practice Collapsed Because God Was Angry With Me — Adam, Lawyer -turned -pastor
We Need Vultures To Survive – Amosun, NCF, Others
London 2017 Worlds: George, Ajayi, Nathaniel, Nigeria’s Last Medal Hope
The Phenomenon Of Biafra (3)
Mercy Johnson, Uche Jombo Take Stage As Glo Music Tour Hits Suleja
Iyanya Almost Ruined My Music Career — Baci
Entertainment And Sports Hold Big Opportunities For Us To Create Jobs – Ugbe, Multichoice MD
Refresher Training Organised For Lg Supervisors On Quality Assessment
Low Exclusive Breastfeeding Is Dangerous To IDPs’ Infants — UNICEF
True Pastoral Calling And Ministry (4)
I’m Sorry – Apology Etiquette
Yorubas In Diaspora Join Call For Restructuring
I Respect Olamide, Vector, But I’m The Best Rapper In Nigeria — Ceeboi
Actress Ifemelu Dike Dares IPOB, Begs Anambrarians To Vote In Election
It’s No Crime For The President To Be Sick!, Buhari’s Kinsmen Tell Hit #ReturnorResign Protesters
Our Policies Created Stability – Goodluck Jonathan
I Want To Return Home, But … ;says President Buhari
Catholic Church Forgives Perpetrators Of Heinous Ozubulu Attack
We Raided UN Camp To Arrest B/Haram Terrorists — Army
Not All Grandmothers Are Crazy About Their grandkids!
Why A Woman Can’t Be More Like A Man
Infidelity: My Romance With Death
Mercy Johnson, Uche Jombo Take Stage As Glo music Tour Hits Suleja
Iyanya Almost Ruined My Music Career — Baci
I Respect Olamide, Vector, But I’m The Best rapper In Nigeria — Ceeboi
Actress Ifemelu Dike Dares IPOB, Begs Anambrarians To Vote In Election
Singer Niniola Signs Music Deal With US company
Osun West Election: Why Were We Defeated?
PDP Tamed Inflation At A Single Digit, maintained Price Stability, Says Jonathan
PDP Extends Makarfi’s Tenure, Dissolves Excos n 7 States
Okokomaiko Community In Lagos Acquires New clinic For Family Planning Services
Those In Aso Rock Are One Chance People, PDP oing Back To Villa – Fayose
London 2017 Worlds: George, Ajayi, Nathaniel, Nigeria’s Last Medal Hope
Basketball: Kaduna, Ilorin Set For Conference 6 play-offs
How Burnley Stunned Nine-man Chelsea
Aubameyang Hat-trick As Dortmund, Bayern advance In German Cup
Five Memorable Races Featuring Usain Bolt
Entertainment And Sports Hold Big Opportunities For Us To Create Jobs – Ugbe, Multichoice MD
TOURISM: Nigeria Loses Over $4billion Every Year — Eneduwa-George
Why We’re Celebrating At 25 – Ndukwe Osogho- Ajala,
Comedians Expose The Church To Spiritual anger’
I Want To Reach Out To People Through Politics- Tunji Offeyi, Liberal Democrats Candidate For olliers Wood, UK


When Sagay, Oshiomhole, Others Dissected Restructuring Debate FEATURES
2019: APDA And Its Evolving Woes 
I’m Okay, Only Need To Obey Doctors’ Orders – PMB
Boko Haram: UN Resolves To Continue Operations In N/East Despite Army Invasion 
Kaduna Board Evaluates 1,710 Public, Private Schools For Quality Teaching, Learning
Ozubulu Attack: Osinbajo Sends Delegation To Condole With Anambra Govt 
Ganduje Donates Operational Vehicles To Security Agencies
Niger Gov Gives Out N47m To Victims Of Minna Fire Disaster 
Out-of-school-children: Katsina Earmarks N1.49bn Intervention Fund 
PDP Can’t Be Intimidated, Ready For 2019 – Jonathan
2019: APDA And Its Evolving Woes
LG Delegates’ Congress Unites Kogi APC
Coalition To Hold Solidarity Walk For PMB Tomorrow
Kaduna APC Congress: Submission Of Delegates’ List To NWC Unconstitutional – Hunkuyi
Anambra Guber: APC Clears All 12 Candidates Ahead Of Primaries
US Boost Nigeria’s Local Refining Capacity With $1 Million
FG’s Intervention On 2.8m Pre-paid Meters Shortage To Gulp N224bn
International Youth Day: 9mobile Celebrates Nigerian Youths
Voices of Pain, Trauma From Ozubulu
I Am In APC But I Don’t Love The Party – Princewill
I Have Delivered In Bayelsa – Dickson
Forgotten Nasarawa Community Finally Gets Water To Drink
Many Ways Current Lean Times Afflict Govt

The Guardian

 Hate speech: Poor handling is recipe for national catastrophe, Ohanaeze warns
Buhari: I’m okay, only obeying doctors’ orders
PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure by four months
 Tension in Calabar as Quas, Efiks square off over Ekpe Cult
Ezekwesili, Ibeanu, others move to proffer solutions to nation’s challenges  
Nigeria, Cameroon to partner against corruption
Economic recession: Test for Buhari’s administration
Ozubulu Attack: Osinbajo sends FG delegation to Anambra
Investment in technology key to Nigeria’s development, says UN Envoy
Sad farewell for injured Bolt as Britain win 4x100m relay
Bitter experience keeps Guardiola grounded
Conte admits red cards could prompt Chelsea re-think
Barca seek Super Cup tonic to Neymar hangover
Champions Chelsea fall to Burnley
Former teammates remember Okwaraji
 A chat with Moyinoluwa, six year-old professional photographer 
 Editorial: FG, debts and the economy
 2019: Uncle Akpovwovwo for president
Charly Boy, democracy and education
Constitutional crises
Aregbesola and the storm within
Adesina’s Buhari and the descendants of shimei: A PR perspective
Anambra 2017: Keen contest for tickets as primaries unfold
2019: Obasanjo, Amosun drum support for Ogun West
APGA: Litigation is your name, suspense your fate
A Conference For Nigerian Creatives
Five World’s Most Expensive Paintings
Review Of Izanagi Sushi Spot
Mochedda Covers Latest Edition Of Guardian Life
FG endorses health insurance scheme for Nollywood
Wanderlust… In the spirit of Nigeria-Germany Art
Government partners China for media, cultural relations, film production and distribution
Agency plans big for Africa’s Craft Expo 2017
Naira: Struggling to keep currency alive
Ekpo: Our economic structure still susceptible to external shocks
Mailafia: Over-dollarisation of economy a disaster

The Sun

Ibb, Obj can’t choose new president
Catholic church massacre : Why we don’t investigate donors’ income sources – Bishop of Nnewi, Most Rev Okeke
We’ll sack APC in 2019 – Makarfi
PDP is back to reclaim its place – Jonathan
Why I’m still in London, Buhari tells aides
MMM lures members with new tricks
Yauri, Koko roads where travellers face death everyday
Do you know why you’re often thirsty?
Taje Prest­­­, curvy fitness expert, Broadcaster – How I handle embarrassment
Harvest of Reds!
As Burnley shocks Chelseal
PDP will spring surprises in 2019, says Umahi’s aide
Empower us or we continue operations, illegal refiners tell FG
First movie was one of my most challenging – Ebube Nwagbo, actress

Tea without milk
Reconstructing the global academy: Falola and African scholarship
National identity management fatigue
Yes, you can improve your character
Sleeping sickness – Human trypanosomiasis
Back in the jungle
Disorder and disorganization
The mind, your mind, my mind
Beautiful China, whither Nigeria (2)
India hospital: 60 children die in Uttar Pradesh
World’s oldest man dies in Israel aged 113 years
Waiting for Buhari
…Issues demanding President’s attention
Charlie Boy : All Wars Are Boyish
Nigeria is at end game – Chief Guy Ikokwu, member, Southern Leaders Forum
We restructured to cope with challenges of economic recession –Mayweather: McGregor ‘won’t go the distance’
Barca, Real clash in Super Cup curtain raiser
EDITORIAL: The Ozubulu church massacre
Things Mum Taught Me – Vinmartin Obiora Ilo, Broadcaster
The need to stop worrying
Differences between real love and attachment
Are you really happy in your relationship? (1

A rapist deserves no second chance

Daily Trust

BREAKING: My doctors will decide my return date, Buhari insists
PDP is praying for Buhari’s recovery — Makarfi
PDP will reclaim power in 2019, says Jonathan
PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure by 4 months
Osinbajo warns civil servants against corruption
PDP recovered, back to regain power – Okowa
October 1 Quit notice: Katsina youths distance self from Emir, Insists Igbo’s must leave
Katsina airlifts 3036 pilgrims
Kenya boils, as Police kill 11 protesters
Ozubulu massacre: Osinbajo dispatches 5 ministers to Anambra
…We’re still praying for perpetrators – Bishop
71 years without toilets: School, community battle diseases
Over 90 days of president’s absence: Nigeria should apply constitution in Buhari’s case – Joda
Trump’s tough talk on North Korea puts Japan’s leader in delicate spot
Death toll rises in Kenya post- election violence
Gombe agric ministry denies fraud in CBN loan
UNDP seeks youth inclusion in nation building
‘No card reader for Kwara LG poll’
ALGON resolves leadership crisis, Karaye to handover September
Egypt trains collide in Alexandria killing 41
Bingham varsity commences MSc, PhD programmes in terrorism studies
UN resumes humanitarian operations in Northeast
Atiku urges affluent Nigerians to support education
Blame game trails corruption in IDP camps
Restructuring will tackle Nigeria’s problems – Anyaoku

Trump’s tough talk on North Korea puts Japan’s leader in delicate spot
Death toll rises in Kenya post- election violence
Gombe agric ministry denies fraud in CBN loan
Amendment: How states assemblies will vote on controversial sections
Beyond Makama: Another storm in Kogi Assembly
Northern leaders should sit together and design solution to farmers/herders conflict – Elder John Mamman
D’Tigress mentally ready to battle for title – Coach
McGregor: Floyd Mayweather is ‘scared’ of fighting me
Federer beats Bautista Agut in Montreal
Nigeria: After mismanaging another oil boom …
Kachikwu begs modular refinery licensee to complete job
Shell decries occupation of Belema flow station
Editorial: Dastardly, Cowardly Massacre at Ozubulu

New Telegraph

 Attack great setback- Ezeife
Buhari: I’ve now learnt to obey orders Obasanjo: Get ready for Second Coming of Jesus
 I love confident women –Bryan Okwara
 Again, judiciary on trial
FG vows to track down culprits
God will keep Buhari alive to witness his removal — PDP Chair
Only doctors will decide my return date – Buhari insists
EPL: Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea, Huddersfield win, Rooney scores
Even God believes in PDP, nobody can intimidate us – Jonathan
 BREAKING: PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure, dissolve state executives in Lagos, Ogun others
Military raid: We’ve resolved to continue our operations – UN Humanitarian official
Malaysian firms to assist Nigeria revitalise oil palm sector
Former NGF congratulates Odigie-Oyegun at 78
2019: We’ll create three industrial cities in Delta – Utomi
Anambra poll: Kanu on his own, say MASSOB, BIM
Mercedes-Benz raises bar on voice control with new E-class
Mrs. Bolanle Ambode: A profile in humility
DIY remedy for dark elbows, knees
Coca-Cola, 7Up price war: Quality might be compromised–Experts
Biafra: Amnesty Int’l tasks Obiano on justice for murdered IPOB members
Health status: Ex-Army chief, Bamaiyi, blames Buhari’s aides
I see devil’s hand in IPOB’s agitation for Biafra -Nkire
IPOB promoting anarchy in Anambra –Lawyers
Nigeria in dire need of love, mutual understanding –Osinbajo
Breastfeeding: Our wives’ breasts ours, not our babies – Nigerian men


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