News Headlines Jul 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo
The Punch

Ekiti governorship election: 34 candidates jostle for 667,270 votes
We have lost confidence in your govt, Onaiyekan tells Buhari
My mission to villa not about Adeosun –Tunde Bakare
Anderson in Wimbledon final after 2nd longest Slam match
Nigeria faces ban as FIFA rejects Giwa
England lacked respect, says Croatia coach
S’Arabia welcomes FIFA action on pirate broadcasters
Stranded Nigerian fans storm embassy
Fraudsters scam Nigerians with passes
England didn’t match pregame hype, says Rakitic
Sampaoli still Argentina coach – AFA chief
Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave on a high
Kane, Lukaku battle for Golden Boot
160 stranded Nigerians arrive from Libya
Students demand justice for slain Ondo ex-deputy gov’s daughter
Man kills sibling for allegedly stripping mother
Security guard in court for stealing
Consultant shoots car dealer in Abuja over N2.5m deal
Ekiti election: We’ll vote as long as we’re alive – Senior citizens
INEC set for Ekiti election, says REC
Parties engage in pre-election day vote buying
Ekiti election: The whole world is watching us –Okei-Odumakin
Crash: Man loses arm, demands surgery payment from bus owner
Customer kills bar attendant over N250
‘Sodom’ in the Garden City: Coded Port Harcourt hangout where rich, horny women hire men for sex
Babysitter hides dead baby in freezer
Ekiti election and Buhari’s chance in 2019
Party names ex-warlord Bemba candidate for DR Congo presidential poll
Ekiti election: Banks, schools, ministries close early
Fake news, hate speech threat to national security — Information Minister
AIB, UNILAG seal deal on metallurgical research
N1bn debt: AMCON takes over ex-minister’s Abuja property
BoI secures $750m facility for MSMEs financing
FIRS generates N2.53tn from taxes in six months
NPA suspends Maerskline, three others over truck drivers’ strike
Nigeria’s inflation’ll rise in second half – IMF
Woman buried alive with dead husband found 3000 years later
22-year-old man films himself sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl
‘Dead’ woman found alive in mortuary fridge
Nigerian elite responsible for arming some herdsmen –Ibrahim, AFAN President
Northerners have better attitude towards collection of PVCs than other Nigerians –INEC Commissioner, Soyebi
Only external bodies like UN and US can stop killing of Christians in Nigeria –Mamza, Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese
My daughters are good at protecting me from men – Lawson, ex-MD, Accion Microfinance Bank
Fraudsters scam Nigerians with passes
Bill to amend compulsory UBE Act passes second reading
As baby daddy, I’m better than many husbands –Timaya
It is difficult to create new jokes for every show –Akpororo
Obekpa’s ‘Klippers’ set for release
Social media is making many Nigerians forget their culture –Dele Odule
Divas to authors: The Nigerian female celebrities now writing books
NB organises PEN DOWN, Friendship competition for journalists, bloggers
Extortion: 54 health workers in Cross River to face sanctions
Expensive darkness: Outrageous electricity bills leave consumers groaning with pains

The Nation

Talks: Two ex-ministers, other PDP leaders may dump party for APC
24 hrs to election: Drama at old Governor’s Office as politicians dish out cash, other gifts
FIRS meets 75 percent of its 2018 target
Boko Haram: Presidential committee develops orphanages for 56,000
Communal clashes claim 73 lives in Taraba – Groups
GALADIMA: Many hurdles to scale
Awolowo, Abiola, Obasanjo and Afenifere
Ex-Deputy Governor Oluboyo: The travails of a bereaved
Election Situation Room urges parties to shun violence
I’m worried about youth anger, frustration — Obasanjo
How I escaped being slaughtered by ritual killers by a whisker-17-yr-old Bauchi pupil
Police arraign neuropsychiatric worker for fraud in Enugu
Fayose is only dramatizing, nobody slapped him -Force Headquarters
Save Lagos from coastal erosion, NCF urges FG
Griezmann: Style not important if we win
FIFA confirms dates for 2022 World Cup in Qatar
Southgate to ring few changes for Belgium
Yorke tips France for glory
CFN invites states, clubs for Edo Cycling Tour
Returnee Man U Ladies set for 2018-19 campaign.
‘Premier League coaches must show more faith in homegrown talents’
APC crisis: Oshiomhole meets Kwankwaso, Tambuwal
Ekiti 2018: Expected voters storm Government House to collect N4000
Oyo Govt nabs fake revenue collectors in Ibadan
L.A.X: Why I won’t have baby mamas
Jos: When gunshots are louder than mics
Lancelot Imasuen’s ‘Lovebirds’ wins Best Comedy at TAFF
Renal Dialysis Centre is service provider of the year
Environmental changes and our health
Improve your marriage by learning ways to communicate with your hubby (2)
10 Tips to de-stress your relationships
Ekiti election: Motor parks busy as passengers travel home
Governor Fayose is overdramatic, says Police
Ekiti 2018: Voters receive cash, gifts from ‘politicians’
Ekiti 2018: INEC monitors movement of election materials to local govt
Ekiti 2018: ‘Mystery helicopter’ departs Govt house
‘Premier League coaches must show more faith in homegrown talents’
One killed, six injured in Awka auto crash in front of Govt. House
Employee faces trial for allegedly beating, stripping female colleague
Dead baby found in refuse dump
Sex-for-bail scandal rocks Bariga Police Station
Oduduwa varsity to offer doctoral degree programme
Government policies must have human face – British-American Tobacco Nigeria MD
FMBN’s 112 units for Lagos market
Business success habits for SMEs (Part 4)
Vitafoam signs MoU with Nigerian Academy of Science

The Sun
Without restructuring, Nigeria may soon break up – Gen. Momah
Fayemi, Eleka in tighter race
The Ekiti guber poll
It’s not fair to Fulani if herdsmen are declared terrorists – Miyetti Allah
Oyo Politics: Igbo cry of marginalisation
Lagos prison provost arrested for drugs
Lying men turn me off – Ebube Nwagbo, actress
We’re going home to die
Double Blow: Hazard, Courtois set to dump Chelsea
Why I won’t take up movie roles again – Seyi Shay, singer
AC Milan in talks to sell Manuel Locatelli and Nikola Kalinic
Tennis: Serena Williams’s seven Wimbledon championship titles
Lagos prison provost arrested for drugs
2 other offices, 1 inmate also detained
Omoyele Sowore: ‘I have offended a lot of people to last a lifetime’
EDITORIAL: The Ekiti guber poll
Men I can’t stand
Kate Halim
For the love of France


Agbaso Losses at Supreme Court
Ekiti: Police Say Teargassing of Crowd, a Mistake, Assure it Won’t Happen Again
UBA Emerges Best Digital Banking Institution in Africa
Ekiti Poll Holds amidst Tension
Bill to Create State Police Passes First Reading in Senate
FIFA President: Pinnick is NFF President, End of Story
NLNG Expects to Take FID on 8MTPA Train-7 by December 2018
FG Reconstitutes Tax Appeal Tribunals
We Must Reverse Negative Indices of APC, Atiku Vows
Bakare: I Met Buhari for Sending High Profile Delegation to My Mum’s Burial
Agbaso Loses, S’Court Affirms Oye as APGA’s National Chairman
NGO Slams N1bn Suit on Kano, FG over Abandoned Toll Gate
PDP Leaders in Abeokuta for Crucial Meeting with Obasanjo
A’Ibom REC Decries Poor Response to PVC Collection
NPA Sanctions Maersk, 2 Other Shipping Firms over Truckers Strike
Shehu Sani, Hunkuyi Group Dump APC
NGO Slams N1bn Suit on Kano, FG over Abandoned Toll Gate
Oshiomhole Begs APC Leaders Not to Scuttle Buhari’s Reelection Bid
FG Commences Verification of Public Servants on Payroll System
Nearly 250,000 Protesters March against President Donald Trump’s Visit to London
Keshi Stadium: Dalung Challenges States to Emulate Delta
Obi Faults Implementation of UBEC
Turkey Explains Establishment of Maarif Foundation in Nigeria
I’ll Continue to Speak against Injustice, Maladministration, Vows Abaribe
Ramaphosa: AfCFTA will Drive Intra-African Trade, Investment
Debt: AMCON Takes Over Sigma Apartments
First Bank Restates Commitment to Agro-businesses Financing
NNPC and the House of Reps’ Wild Goose Chase
How Technology is Driving Urban Mobility: The Uber Example
Biodun Ogungbo: I Have Dedicated My Life to Neurosurgery and I’m Loving It
Chinedu Nebo: I Married When I was Barely 25, I Have Been Madly in Love…
John Ehiguese: At 60, My Life Remains Work in Progress
Lancome Unveils African Women in Temple Muse
Tosin Ajibade: I Was Abused in My Previous Relationship
When a Headache Needs Urgent Care
Pinnick is Only Recognised NFF Chairman, Says FIFA
Kylian Mbappe: From Bondy Babysit to World Cup Star
Mikel Obi: Steadfast in the Midst of Pressure
Serena Targets 24th Grand Slam Title against Kerber
StarTimes Splashes More Millions on Subscribers
Lagos International Badminton Classics Serves Off July 18


Dearth Of Eye Doctors: 3 Million Nigerians May Go
Magu Did Not Divert Staff Salaries, Allowance – EFCC
APC, PDP, Others Battle For Ekiti Guber Seat
Senator Shehu Sani Clears Air On Defection Rumour
Pastor Bakare Meets PMB In Aso Villa
Meet The First Transgender Woman To Compete At Miss Universe
Edo Correspondent Chapel Hail Oshiomhole Over Ebegbulem’s Appointment As CPS
Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players In
PDP Members Meet Obasanjo
Nigeria Risks FIFA Ban Over Domestic Turbulence — Infatino
nPDP, rAPC And Resurgence Of History
Hunger, Fear Compound Woes Of Benue IDPs
Poorlitics: Antidote To Changing Political Narrative
I Pursue My Goals Without Considering My Pains – Danmusa
Thai Rescue, Nationalism And Moral Lesson For Nigeria
NNPC And Reps’ Wild Goose Chase
2019: As Kaduna PDP Shops For Unity Candidate
Towards Increased Participation Of Women In Politics
‘CIFIA Will Introduce New Anti-fraud Regime’
FIRS Makes N2.5trn In 6 Months
Dangote Cement Bags SON Certification Award
2019: Between INEC And Uncollected PVCs
Ekiti Decides, As Fayemi, Fayose Square Up In Old Rivalry
National Security Refocused Towards Rigging 2019 Elections – Wike
Restructuring Is Way Forward For Nigeria, Says Atiku
Dangote, Emir Sanusi Attend Access Bank Polo Event
Top 10 Highest Paid Soccer Players In The World
Guide to Polishing Your Shoes Like a Pro
Tattoos! A Visual Menace or Auspicious Trend?
Nigeria Music Industry Today Doesn’t Support Upcoming Artistes – Kashcoming
Abuja’s Top Comedians Keeping The Industry Alive
EDITORIAL: Tackling The High Cost of Agro-Commodities
Hunger, Fear Compound Woes Of Benue IDPs
I Pursue My Goals Without Considering My Pains – Danmusa
Thai Rescue, Nationalism And Moral Lesson For Nigeria
How To Use Broccoli, Garlic, Green Tea As Remedies For Gastritis
Bukky George: Wellness Advocate
How To Deal With Vomiting In Pregnancy
How Air Pollution Causes Diabetes – Study
Tomatoes, Apples Can Repair Damaged Lungs
How Shortage Of Toilets Energises Open Defecation

The Guardian

Calm as Ekiti people choose their governor today
Presidency refutes reports on Buhari’s meeting with Bakare, Adeosun
Adedoja Allen
President Buhari vows to fish out, punish attackers of Sokoto village
Gambari says strong institutions, men critical to good governance
EFCC denies allegation of staff salary diversion against Magu
US indicts Russian intel officers ahead of Trump-Putin meet
Restructuring will address agitation, says Atiku
Witnesses tell court how Enugu hospital worker scammed them
The 2018 World Cup final
Again, England, Belgium battle for pride as Kane nears golden ball target
Anderson through to Wimbledon’s final
Idowu, the ‘Owerri boy’ that was destined to be a footballer
FIFA only recognises Pinnick as NFF’s boss, Infantino warns
‘Lagos World Cup viewing centres a good initiative’John Mikel Obi: A redemption story
Weekly political notes
Audu Faleke group shuns Bello’s reconciliation committee, sets for mass defection
Carl Lentz Not Certain He Will Officiate Justin Bieber’s Wedding


Ekiti PDP ends campaign, dissociates self from campaigns
APC NWC to decide on mode of Osun gov primary on Monday
PDP, R-APC, ADC merge; PDP NWC meets Obasanjo today in Abeokuta
It is N4,000 per vote in Ekiti
Bakare, Adeosun in closed-door meeting with Buhari
Osun SDP writes INEC over crisis, accuses it of disobeying court orders
FG commences screening to weed out ghost workers
My father’s death inspired me into active politics, Abiola’s daughter
No amount of gang-up can stop Buhari’s re-election ―Omo-Agege
Alleged attack on Fayose: Lagos PDP petitions IGP
Ekiti poll: PDP accuses APC, Fayemi of importing fake police
Senator Ben Bruce’s Twitter opinion poll puts Atiku ahead in Presidential race
Supreme court affirms Victor Oye as APGA National Chairman
Japan floods: Death toll rises to 200 as UN offers assistance

Daily Trust

Chelsea announce Antonio Conte’s sack
Nasarawa to launch campaign to end violence against children
NLC violated ILO rule in picketing MTN – Analysts
Fayose says police beat him, and Twitter knocks him
11 Star couples who met on set
Ekiti: Observers allay fears over insecurity, rigging
9 Amazing facts you don’t know about your bodyB
7 Nigerian singers hot on social media
Cyborg artist, Neil Harbisson, reveals how emerging technologies are redefining humans
579 Nigerians in 4 states killed in farmer-herder clashes
‘Why NPA suspended 4 shipping lines’
Why I dumped acting in England for Nigeria – Beverly Naya
Adamu Ciroma: Yet Another Tribute
Serena and Kerber to vie for Wimbledon title
FIFA president, Infantino threatens Nigeria with ban
The 2018 World Cup final!
eTranzact deepens financial inclusion with 10,000 mobile agents
Fiercest political battles of 2019
Port Harcourt soot darkens skies, endangers lives
Hakika: Confusion over ‘dangerous’ sect
Will multiple regulators shock power sector to life?
Serena and Kerber to vie for Wimbledon title.
FIFA president, Infantino threatens Nigeria with ban
The 2018 World Cup final!
eTranzact deepens financial inclusion with 10,000 mobile agents
RMRDC, agro entrepreneurs sign MoU on local raw materials
Mercedes-Benz unveils new showroom in Lagos
6 Hot Kannywood actresses who are still single
Adeosun NYSC scandal: What we know so far
Aspirant donates air conditioners to Kwali hospital
Policing the Ekiti elections, policing Nigeria
Where to stand in season of party switching
Putting the record straight on Prof. Ali, UBRBDA boss
Fewer babies born in Germany in 2017 than previous year
.Editorial: Our World Poverty Clock rating


Apapa Gridlock: NPA Suspends Maersk, Cosco, 2 Other Shipping Lines For 10 Days
Ekiti Election: Snatch Ballot Box, Lose Your Hand; Run With It, Lose Your Legs —Police
APC Unfazed, Not In Coalition With Any Party
2019: Delta ALGON Adopts Okowa As Sole Guber Candidate
Death Of Female Corp Member: Group Urges Police To Investigate Garki Hospital
FIRS Rakes In N2.5 Trn In Six Months
2019 Elections: NGO Sensitizes Political Parties In Adamawa
Bashir Yusuf, Not Our National Chairman —PDM State Chairmen
Nyiam To Buhari: Take Cue From How Obama Killed Osama Bin Laden
People See Me As A Playboy – Lolu Ex BBNaija Housemate
MASTURBATION: Mortal Sin Moral Disorder?
Wizkid Ready To Collaborate With Soccer Star, Drogba
Sultan Directs Muslim To Look Out For New Moon Of Zul-Qa’da
I Am Happy My Kids Are Following In My Footsteps —Mike Okri
How Politicians Threatened My Life Over Jokes I Cracked On Stage —Omobaba1
Dstv, GOtv Excited By Ronaldo’s Transfer To Serie A
Martinez Vows To Field Full Squad Against England
Why Hunkuyi, Shehu Sani, others dumped APC in Kaduna
Finally, senators Hunkuyi, Shehu Sani dump APC
‘Ekiti election may be determined by highest bidder’
My worry- OBJ
Breaking: Pastor Bakare, Adeosun did not meet with Buhari – Presidency
Ekiti election : How APC, PDP stand in 16 LGAs
Martinez vows to field full squad against England
WORLD CUP THIRD PLACE PLAY-OFF: Southgate eyes spot next to Bobby Moore
Croatia’s Dalic proud to go one step further at World Cup than mentor
World Chess Federation suspends Russian head for ‘ethics’ breach
All you need to know about kissing
The metamorphosis of Klint da Drunk
Phyno, Simi, Pasuma, others to headline ‘City of Friends’ concert


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