News Headlines Jul 24, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 24, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Offa robberies: IG summons Saraki again
Daughter fakes own kidnap, collects ransom from father
Oyedepo to Buhari: Resign, get out of office
PDP expels Buruji Kashamu, three others
2019: PDP’s presidential candidate emerges October 6 …as party releases timetable
NPO likens press council bill to Decree No. 4 of 1984
Fire guts Aregbesola’s office
High-tension wire kills three-year-old, mother, siblings injured
Imo lawyers boycott court sittings, want IG to sack CP, DPO
Ajimobi, Alao-Akala, others meet to resolve Oyo APC crisis
Fayemi warns against illegal appointments at college, others
No man of honour will return to PDP, says Oshiomhole
Offa robberies: IG summons Saraki again
Daughter fakes own kidnap, collects ransom from father
PDP expels Buruji Kashamu, three others
NSITF board: Oshiomhole threatens Ngige with expulsion
BRT vehicle kills woman in Lagos
Ozil claims spark criticism in Germany, cheers in Turkey
Confusion as DSS ejects Giwa board, Pinnick returns
Court remands man on alleged rape of applicant
Street traders jailed in Oyo
75 illegal immigrants nabbed in Enugu
Army officers stop white man, policeman from breaking traffic law
Man’s girlfriends gang up against him to protest alleged cheating
2019: PDP’s presidential candidate emerges October 6 …as party releases timetable
No man of honour will return to PDP, says Oshiomhole
It’ll take 22 years to fix Aregbesola’s mess — Omisore
Delta APC meets Oshiomhole today
Adeoti resigns as Osun SSG, dumps APC for ADP
2019: Ortom’s appointees pledge support
Ekiti vote-buying took place in policemen’s presence – HURIDAC
Cross River: Edem Duke declares gov bid
National carrier: Engage stakeholders, foreign airlines tell FG
Inflation drops for 17th consecutive month to 11.23%
65 agencies have never submitted accounts for audit –AuGF
FG to commence River Benue dredging next year
Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG orders demolition of Apapa station
PIGB: Stakeholders worry over NOSDRA’s future
D’Tigers finish second in China
CAF: Nigeria loses two continental slots
Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup
Don’t drag Buhari’s name into the NFF crisis, Dalung warns
Unizik students protest colleague’s death, blame varsity for tragedy
UNILAG produces 154 surgeons, 32 dentists
My sister’s First Class inspired me – CU’s overall best graduand
Visitor to Caleb varsity receives leadership award
Introduce risk management in varsities —VC
Air Force Institute set to award degrees
Don’t do ‘In my feelings’ viral dance, police warn drivers
R. Kelly hits back, reveals he was abused in song
NCC, Israel plan collaboration to curb cyberattacks
Digital identity key to accessing social services – NIMC DG
Focus on ICT’ll reduce Nigeria’s dependence on oil –Kupoluyi
Software constitutes 70% of technology imports – NOTAP
Editorial: Restructuring the housing sector
Like Obasanjo like Buhari
Osun governorship primary: Advancing party democracy
Soyinka @ 84: A birthday dialogue
Understanding tax harmonisation in Ogun


Police Invitation, an Attempt to Stop Party Switch, Says Saraki • Why we are inviting Senate president, explains IG
PDP Sets Up Committee to Discuss Name Change with rAPC
Increase in FPI Outflow Weighs down External Reserves
Fearing Monopoly, FG Urges Core Investors to Divest Equity in Discos
Bandits Kill Army, Police Officers, Others on Kaduna-Abuja Road
Increase in FPI Outflow Weighs down External Reserves
Fearing Monopoly, FG Urges Core Investors to Divest Equity in Discos
Bandits Kill Army, Police Officers, Others on Kaduna-Abuja Road
Suicide Bomber Attacks Borno Mosque, Kills Seven
Offa Robbery: IGP Orders Saraki to Report for Further Investigation
Inflation Drops to 11.23%
Allianz Group Completes Acquisition of Ensure
Oil Producing Communities Want Derivation Fund Raised to 50%
Discos: We Were Entitled to Only N58bn of CBN’s Power Sector…
‘Access to Mobile Phones Has Simplified Banking’
Again, Hoodlums Vandalise Melaye’s Constituency Project in Kogi
Reformed APC Chairman, Galadima, Four Others in Car Accident
Post-privatisation Blues Inevitable in Power Sector, BPE Insists
Mahindra to Develop Farm-tech Solutions for Nigeria
Osun APC Guber Race Buoyed by Direct Primary
‘Unstable’ Senator Adeola not Fit to Represent Lagos West Again’
Ariya Unlimited as KSA Serenades Glo Dealers and Enterprise Customers
Seeking Affirmative Action against Road Carnage
Universal Music Launches Nigerian Division, Signs Deals with Tekno, Mr Eazi
Real Madrid Hints at End to Galacticos Policy
German FA Rejects Ozil’s Claim on Racism
Pussy Riot Members Lose Appeal over W’Cup Pitch Invasion

The Nation

Detectives to quiz Saraki over Offa robbery today
It’s a mere political game, says Saraki
U.S., Iran face-off to send oil price sky high
Drop draconian Press Council bill, NPO tells Senate
PDP expels Kashamu, three others
Hoodlums sack home owners in Ibadan community
Ogunbiyi urges PDP to declare him Osun primary winner
Many hurdles before AMCON
APC threatens expulsion for ministers who disobey Buhari
PDP endorses fusion of R-APC with party
Osun APC candidate Oyetola to boost IGR
Ambode commends ‘Home & You’ over furniture factory
Buhari, Kwankwaso, other senators meet
I wear white hijab to kill targets, says 20-year-old suspected cultist
Aspirant lauds Amosun’s programmes
UNIZIK students protest colleague’s death
Nominees for “The Best FIFA Football Awards’’ to be announced Tuesday
Messi pictured with wife on the sea
Zlatko Dalic to CFF: £3.8million too small for me!
Russia 2018 : foreign fans spend N539.5billion
FG vows to prosecute airline agents for swindling stranded fans in Russia
7 Reasons Why Alex Iwobi is the Next Big Thing in African Football
Oladebo storms Nigeria with Zenith, Lokomotiv scouts
Challenges that Fayemi will face, by Daramola
Lessons from Ekiti governorship poll
I remain Eze Ndigbo (V) in Kano – Igwe Akpudo
Universal Music Group launches Nigerian division
Charly Boy to defend homosexual daughter, others
Jim Iyke launches app for artisans
Foundation donates emergency ward equipment to FETHA- Ebonyi State
Boosting medicare at the grassroots in Lagos
Warif gets USAID grant
RMRDC signs MOU with agric entrepreneurs
Africa’s free trade pact: hurdles ahead
Abuja light rail to cost $1.3b
Man remanded for alleged rape
Teenager ‘kidnaps’ self for N600,000 ransom from dad
Apapa gridlock: Lagos suspends approval for tank farms
FG releases result of admission into unity schools
Oyedepo, Awosika, challenge youths on right leadership
Qualitative education could check violence and insecurity – NDIC boss
Anele tasks FG to invest in education, job creation
World-class transport system coming, says NPA MD
Nigeria’s inflation drops to 11.23%
Osinbajo advises bourse on long term capital provision
Dangote Cement invests $3bn to drive Pan-African growth

The Sun

NFF crisis: DSS kicks out Giwa, restores Pinnick
Offa bank robbery: Again, Police invite Saraki
Oshiomhole threatens to sack ministers from APC
My expulsion from PDP’ll not stand – Kashamu
2019: PDP divided over name change proposal
Mbaka warns Buhari, senators, Reps
NPO at Senate public hearing, again, opposes proposed media law
Oshodi-Apapa road gridlock: Lagos suspends fresh tank farms’ approval
Again, Nigerian students abroad under attack
How turnaround gave FCMB impressive profit, says Adam Nuru, MD
NPO at Senate public hearing, again, opposes proposed media law
Oshiomhole threatens to sack ministers from APC
Only African landlords, tenants practise per annum rent payment – CEO, Rent Smallsmall
AuGF: How FIRS, DPR were overpaid N837bn in 1 month
Zulte-Waregem drills Osimhen for injuries
Brian Idowu: I’ll always remember my encounter with Messi
Vietnam Information Minister suspended amidst corruption scandal
Gunmen kill 4 civilians in Afghan mosque
2019 elections: INEC trains staff
Thugs, not police, barricaded Delta APC secretariat – Erue
EDITORIAL: The rot in MDAs
When lawyers cried out over police brutality, others
War of words at Oko Poly
– Poly management, ASUP trade tackles over conduct of examination Buhari’s asset forfeiture order
Padlocks on the press
2023: Ndigbo pluck the olive branch


APC Not Losing Sleep Over rAPC, Oshiomhole Insists
I Kill For N10, 000, Says Lagos Female Cultist
2019: EU, INEC Move To Tackle Vote Buying
APC Will No Longer Tolerate Rebel Ministers, Oshiomole Warns Ngige Buba Galadimma, Son In Auto Crash
17m Deficit: Adopt Ethiopia’s Mass Housing Model, Dangote Tells FG
Kaduna-Abuja Highway Attack: Ex-Katsina Commissioner, Buried In Kaduna
Lagos – Ibadan Railway: FG To Demolish Apapa Station
NNPC Targets 20% Stake In New Fertiliser Company
1.9billion Shares Missing In Niger Delta Power Holding Company – Reps
Inflation Declines For 17th Time To 11.23%
CPC Blames Airlines For Dearth Of Customers Complaints Channels
Buratai Calls For Training, Retraining Of Teachers
UniAbuja Sets Up Committee To Address Certificate Issues
Israel, Nigeria To Partner On Cybersecurity
FG, States Brainstorm On Multiple Taxation, Right Of Way
NSE-ASI Begins Trading Week Positive On High Capitalised Stocks Gain
Casualisation On The Increase Despite Labour Laws
NNPC Targets 20% Stake In New Fertiliser Company
Edem Duke Joins Cross River Guber Race
Rivers: ‘Internal Wrangling, Sabotage Cost APC Guber Victory In 2015
Ex-Benue Gov, Suswam, Set To Join APC 13 Guber Aspirants Oppose Ortom’s Return To PDP
NFF Crisis: Amaju Pinnick’s Faction Returns To Office
Pinnick-led Board Back To Business At NFF – Sanusi
Ozil Defends Photo With Turkish President
NFF Crisis: Kaduna FA Declares Support For Pinnick
EDITORIAL: Vigilante Groups As Credible Security Resource
State Police Creation: Fundamental Issues
As Labour Party Denies Being Part Of PDP Coalition
Executive Order 5 Will Trigger Industrial Revolution – Haruna
Forensic Auditors To Utilise S&T For Fraud Prevention, Detection
RMRDC Moves To Boost Fruit Juice Sub-sector
Kebbi Disburses N100m, Empowerment Materials To 200 Women Groups
FG Partners States On Implementation Of NASSCO

The Guardian

INEC, observers urge review of Electoral Act to criminalise vote-buying
Court declares bid to take over Eko Hospital illegal
Polls for Musa, others begin today as FIFA picks date for Best Football Awards
Man kills lover over condoms found in her bag
AAAN holds 45th AGM/Congress in Abeokuta
Police nab naval officer, two others for looting from Tompolo’s seized property
JCI offers free malaria, typhoid, BP screening, drugs to Lagos residents
Lagos suspends approval of new tank farms over Apapa gridlock
PDP charges IGP to probe chairman’s death in Lagos
German FA rejects Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s racism claim
Good selection key to Falconets success in France, says Izilien
Ronaldo, Serie A to debut on GOtv August 19
English, Canadian scouts set for talent hunt in Nigeria
Middle-aged woman wins Betking’s Russia 2018 World Cup raffle
Star Lager’s support for Nigerian football continues to reap rewards
Edmark to invest in real estate, unveils N5billion centre
MIPAN, APCON set to host 2018 PAMRO conference
FirstBank Chinese Business Forum deepens intercontinental partnerships
‘Listing of N10b FGN Green bond on FMDQ will deepen DCM’
Editorial: Banks and the menace of excess charges
Why processes are critical to any business
Tankers’ unending siege to Lagos roads
PIB: A bill too many
Open letter to Godwin Obaseki
Still on Buhari’s asset forfeiture order
Halt IMSU’s no school fees no examination policy
Oshiomhole vows to suspend Ngige from APC
How executive domination threatens oversight function
More reactions trail Ekiti guber poll, Osun PDP primary election result
Undercurrents in Adeola’s abandoned guber aspiration in Ogun
Brymo’s “Let Us Be Great” Is A Song For Days
R. Kelly Reveals Sex Abuse In 19-Minute Song

Daily Trust

Why DSS chased out Chris Giwa from NFF
Police plan to detain me to stop senators, Reps from leaving from APC
Buba Galadima involved in car accident along Hadeija-Kano Road
Offa robbery: Police invite Saraki
Chris Giwa remains in charge of NFF – Solomon Dalung
Breaking: Tension as Fire guts Aregbesola’s office
NSCDC acquires equipment for intelligence gathering
Osun 2018: PDP delegates, members reject Adeleke, insist on Ogunbiyi
‘No comment on Nigeria Air’
Boko Haram: Military reacts to Borno suicide attack
Fighting terror not about military might — CAS
Court orders forfeiture of N387m linked to Alison-Maduekwe
NSITF board: Oshiomhole threatens to sack Ngige
Over 5,000 Nigerian doctors in S/Africa – Envoy
Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara task capital market on synergy
PDP agrees to change name, fulfils demand by R-APC
13 PDP aspirants kick against Ortom’s return
Aregbesola’s SSG dumps APC in Osun, gets ADP ticket
Saraki: I can’t decide on my political future alone
…We’ll win without Saraki — Kwara APC faction
Kano to California: Inside the struggle for Hausa hiphop
Plateau elders seek FG’s support for IDPs resettlement
GOC wants operational strategies reviewed
‘180 NNN retirees died waiting for pension arrears’
NFF, others thank Buhari for restoring sanity in Nigerian football
Lokosa in Norway for SK Brann trials
German FA rejects Ozil’s racism claim
Nigeria’s inflation drops to 11.23 % in June – NBS
As MPC meets, 2019 elections, US rate hike may shape outcome – Experts
We don’t envisage the collapse of any bank in near term – Popoola
Kaduna, Abuja road became safe to secure lives of elites-Shehu Sani
.3 kidnapped farmers in Abaji set free after N.7m ransom
Aduda donates classrooms to FCT SEB
Model Secondary School Maitama graduates 208 students
Will State Police be the answer?
Boko Haram: Politicizing Nigeria’s success narrative
Election budget and the right not to vote
Representation in federal appointments: A call for equity
Editorial: Ekiti governorship election
Managing the spreading of fake news on WhatsApp


I will declare my party preference by weekend ―Ortom
BREAKING: Buhari meets Kwankwaso, other senators in Aso Rock
2019: PDP expels Buruji Kashamu, others
UPDATE: How fire gutted Aregbesola’s office in Osun
Omisore receives certificate of return as SDP governorship candidate in Osun
2019: Nigerians looking up to PDP to halt slide ―Secondus
Ekiti-based CSOs want N/Assembly to make vote-buying criminal offence
FG releases admissions into 101 Unity schools
Apapa gridlock: Lagos suspends approval for development of Tank Farms
2019: Don’t contest any elective position, youths tells Ngige
Osun PDP Primary: Table your grievances before Appeal Committee ―S/W PDP
Aborishade’s killing: Lagos PDP urges IGP to take over investigation
Osun 2018: We won’t miss Adeoti ―Oyetola, APC candidate
I feigned my kidnap to get money from my uncle ―19-yr-old girl
Child rapist to spend twenty-five years in prison for raping a ten-year-old
4 SARS operatives dismissed for detaining pastor inside hotel room
Court remands 3 men for allegedly robbing woman at gunpoint
Toronto shooting: Gunman kills 2 in Greektown district
6 arrested after woman stabbed in the neck in Manchester hotel
Baby born with 2 faces in Indonesia
Osinbajo challenges capital market on funding growth and development
‎SPAR Nigeria wins outstanding retail brand of the year award
NSE: Indices rise by 0.30% amid Dangote Cement gain
Association seeks tax waiver for manufacturing sector
Oyo flags off MNCH week to curb deaths of mothers, children
Principal tasks nursing students on professional ethics
Gov Ortom’s wife holds free medical treatment for VVF patients in Benue
A child dies every minute of malaria in the world — UI don
DMO lists first African Sovereign Green bond on NSE, FMDQ
Dangote Cement invests $3bn on plants, grinding terminals across Africa Employed 27,952 Nigerians in 2017
Conoil assures shareholders of competitive returns on investments
Seplat to guard investments through diversification
MPC: Policy rates to stay unchanged on capital flow reversals —Analysts
IMF blames limited bank lending for low activity in non-oil sectors
EDITORIAL: Resolving the NFF crisis
Policy options to deepen job creation in Nigeria
Unabated xenophobic attacks
Over 100 Lagos police officers’ wives benefit from MTN’s empowerment programme
Why we introduced open weeks on DStv, GOtv —Multichoice Nigeria
Govt must adopt marketing communication strategies to educate the governed —Bunmi Oke, Chief Executive Officer Ladybird
How advertising can form core part of Nigeria’s economy sector —Abdulsalami


Bad Laws, Discrimination Undermining Global HIV/AIDS Response — REPORT
JMMC Reviews Market As Oil Price Drops To $73 Per Barrel
Anambra Community Donates 20 Plots Of Land For Modular Refinery
Shell To Sell Two Oil Assets For $2bn In Nigeria
Safetrust Has Fully Refunded Investment In Safetowers — Management
Bats Invade Delta Community Healthcare Centre
Strategic Equity Partner Not Yet Selected For Nigeria Air — FG
Investigate Death Of Apapa LGA Chairman, Lagos PDP Tasks IGP
Edo APC: Youths Put Obaseki On The Spot
Flood Threats, Refuse Heaps, LASG Rolls Out Rescue Measures
Ohanaeze Laments Growing Poverty In Nigeria
Police Invasion Of Court: Lawyers Begin 3-Day Boycott Of Imo Courts
Ogunbiyi Supporters Say They Don’t Want ‘Dancing Senator’
Oando, JV Partners Commission Clean Water Scheme In Bayelsa
Ekiti Poll: Criminalise Votes Buying, Observers Tells NASS
My Discussion With APC Isn’t For Personal Benefit —Saraki
Navy Town Residents Worry Over Poor Sewage Systems
Strategic equity partner not yet selected for Nigeria Air — FG
Ohanaeze laments growing poverty in Nigeria
Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018: Throw it out, Publishers, Editors, NUJ, other media stakeholders tell Senate
FG to demolish Apapa rail station to expand Seaport
Girl stages own kidnap to raise N350,000 for mother’s debt
I’m not losing sleep over R-APC’s moves – Oshiomhole
How to protect Nigeria’s oil industry as a critical national asset
Gridlock : LASG directs tank farms to provide loading bays in 30 days
Breaking: PDP’s NEC approves R-APC fusion , set to change of name
DSS officials throw Giwa out of NFF office
Ministers are taking advantage of Buhari’s “fatherly disposition”- Oshiomhole
New Media Bill draconian, unconstitutional, anti-people, anti-free speech — Publishers, Editors, NUJ, BON
HERDSMEN ATTACKS: Imo Catholic priest cries out
Clear our arrears within 14 days or…, Ekiti workers threaten Fayose
2019 election: Our party not desperate to win at all costs — APC
2019: I’ll tell Nigerians where I am soon — Saraki
No one can compare with me — Omisore
No appeal panel for Osun APC primary election — Adegoke
Adeoti resigns as SSG picks ADP ticket
Edo govt partners Neo Media for Cycling Tour
300 taekwondoist storm Lagos for IGP tourney
Asaba 2018 AAC : Delta senior citizen happy with Keshi Stadium commissioning
Lokosa jets out to Norway for trials
Sarri keen to speak with Hazard, Courtois, Willian
R Kelly releases song, reveals abuse
Spain police issue “In my feelings” viral dance warning
Build theatres to revive stage performance, curb activities of movie pirates – Veteran actor advises FG
Nigerians applaud singer Falz over sexual violence video
Patoranking in collabo with Georgian star Bera
JMMC reviews market as oil price drops to $73 per barrel
Professor, 3 others killed on Abuja/Kaduna highway
C’River pupils study under mango trees, collapsed buildings
Thrills, as reinstated Uromi monarch takes homecoming celebration to Oba of Benin palace
5G race: Ericson, Singtel to launch Singapore’s pilot network
Bad laws, discrimination undermining global HIV/AIDS response — REPORT


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