News Headlines Jul 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Ortom defects to PDP, APC says gov’s action surprising
Offa robberies: Again, Saraki writes IG, denies links with suspects
Buhari is common enemy of Nigerians — PDP, SDP
Ex-judge leads protest over retirees’ unpaid pensions
External reserves drop to three-month low
Real, La Liga must look for another Ronaldo – FIFA boss
The possible implosion of the APC
Ambode orders recruitment of 1,000 teachers in Lagos
Iwobi agrees new Arsenal deal – Report
Offa robberies: Again, Saraki writes IG, denies links with suspects
No one should rejoice over those defections!
Simple ways to create an app
50 Cent shares Mayweather’s domestic abuse police report
Buhari is common enemy of Nigerians — PDP, SDP
NAICOM raises insurance firms’ capital base to N15bn
Kidnapped Rivers APC chieftain, two others regain freedom
Police re-arraign Melaye for obstruction, attempted suicide
Buhari meets APC senators after gale of defection
Man kills mother in Anambra over breakfast
Banire dismisses Tinubu, others’ petition against his…
‘5,143 awaiting-trial inmates in Lagos prisons have no lawyer’
Offa bank robberies: Kwara court admits gov’s CPS to bail
Siblings sentenced to community service over toy gun
Assault: Magistrate, registrar reports indicted police, says Imo NBA chair
Five die in Lagos boat accident
Police arrest embroidery designer for stealing
Shagari declares Sokoto gov bid
Ex-Osun SSG dumps PDP
Osun election: Akintola promises economic development
Group appeals to Ogun APC leaders on zoning
PDP welcomes Ortom’s return, urges ex-members in APC to follow suit
Ortom’s defection, surprising – APC
INEC plans door to door distribution of PVCs in Kogi
NAICOM raises insurance firms’ capital base to N15bn
Population advantage not being used for economic growth –Dangote
Industrial council moves to improve FTZs’ operations
NIMASA contractors fail to remit $286m revenue – Reps
Blackout: Ondo begins mini-grid projects in communities
PHOTOS: Four-year-old Nigerian branded the ‘most beautiful girl in the world’
Choosing to play for Nigeria my best career decision – Ebuehi
NTTF boosts junior league players
Serena alleges doping test discrimination
Demi Lovato awake and recovering, aide says
Drake’s ‘In My Feelings’ hits No. 1 on UK Chart
The demons aren’t gonna win, fans assure Demi Lovato after heroin overdose
Editorial: Government’s power sector policy
Beating us black and blue
Ekiti election as kinesics for 2019
Normalisation of nonsense in Nigeria


Saraki Absent as Buhari Meets APC Senators
Five Dead in Lagos Boat Mishap
(UPDATED)Ortom Resigns from APC, Joins PDP
Brown: Emergency Medicine will Reduce Mortality Rate in Nigeria
Saraki: Why I didn’t Honour Police Invitation
Transparency International Indicts Govs, Security Chiefs in N250bn Security Votes
FEC Considers $14.5bn Proposal to Save Lake Chad
FG Arraigns Melaye over Allegation of Attempted Suicide, Granted Bail
Offa Bank Robbery: Court Grants Kwara Gov’s Chief of Staff Bail
Ambode: Apapa Gridlock Threat to Federal Allocations
Sterling Bank Appoints Two New Directors
Orji Kalu: I Have No Case to Answer
Only Committed States Qualify for $400m World Bank YESSO Programme’
STL Trustees CEO Reaffirms Commitment to Innovation
Labour Tackles FG Over Botched Promotion Examination
Stakeholders Seek Capital Market Recovery
Union Bank Grows Half-year Profit after Tax by 25% to N12bn
Report: Mobile Phone Subscription in Nigeria, Others to Hit 634m by…
Imo APC Crisis: Deputy Governor, Others Under Pressure to Leave Party
Bianca Ojukwu’s Senatorial Ambition Unsettles APGA
Gains of Family Planning
WFA: Poor Cancer Awareness in Nigeria, Leading Cause of Death
Kwara Spends N1.1 billion on Community Health Insurance Scheme
Avery Nigeria Partners SOFI to De-worm 1500 Children in Lagos
NGO Wants Government to Subsidise Breast Cancer Treatment
France Star Beats Ahmed Musa to ‘Goal of the Tournament’
Ex-champion Eager to Reclaim ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open
Kwesé TV to Exclusively Air Whyte Vs Parker Bout
Alex Iwobi Agrees to £70,000 Per Week with Arsenal Until 2023
Malcom Passes Barca Medical for £36.5m Move
Courtois Set for Madrid Switch after Lengthy Talks
The Expressway to Anarchy

The Nation

Police to Saraki: shunning invitation disrespectful
Calls for Saraki’s expulsion as Buhari meets senators
Insurance firms get N15b recapitalisation mandate
DMO raises N66.9b at bond auction
Ambode seeks revival of other ports to check Apapa gridlock
Dangote gives N300m business school to UI
Ortom’s defection: What next?
Ortom defects to PDP
PDP welcomes Benue governor
Beneficiaries to collect Cof O next week
Ikorodu monarch, others deny opposing projects
Three APC stalwarts freed in Rivers
Navy raids illegal bunker site ‘owned by pastor’
LAUTECH threatens to resume strike
Fayemi: Ekiti situation has worsened in four years
Students tackle SARS over colleague’s death
TECH-U VC wins award
Union builds N3.1m relaxation centre, water project
School fetes pupils at honours’ day
A trek for Buhari on roads’ repair
Unlocking the new frontier
Author gifts books to YABATECH
Troost-Ekong, girlfriend welcome baby boy
Okpekpe road race passes dope tests
ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open: I can’t wait to reclaim my title, says Finnish star
Ajimobi, Alaafin to grace GOtv Boxing Night 15
IHF Trophy: Camping begins today in Abuja
African featherweight title Usman battles Fuzile
Video Bribery Scandal: Coaches Association Back Salisu
2019: Day APC lawmakers revolted
‘House of Representatives not for charlatans’
How Osun APC voted for continuity
World Friendship Day: Kizz Daniel, Phyno, Simi for Calabar show
JJW: Lagbaja returns with Simi
Jim Iyke launches app for artisans
What causes ark urine?
‘Valerian root can cure insomnia, high blood pressure, others’
MTNFoundation donates emergency ward equipment to FETHA- Ebonyi State
Two die, five injured in Somolu gun war
Woman in court over ‘fake funds transfer’
Council chair donates three months’ salary to orphanage
Teenager ‘assaults’ friend over shirt
UTME 2018/19: Matters arising
LAUTECH threatens to resume strike
How varsity’s ideals changed my life, says CU’s best
10 students battle for $5000 seed fund in Ogun
Inter-agency collaboration will deepen R&D, says OGTAN
AfDB, partners hold investment parley
‘ExxonMobil obeys Supreme Court order on sacked spy policemen’
I’ll reposition AAAN, says president

The Sun

Iwobi strikes new N33m weekly deal
Buhari meets 43 APC senators on way forward
Ortom joins PDP, 3 govs, ministers, lawmakers to follow
Buhari’s ally threatens Saraki, Dogara
Why I won’t honour police invitation – Saraki
Ekweremadu: Ohanaeze warns FG
Buhari, AGF sued over Presidential Executive Order 6
Ngige dares Oshiomhole: I’m not afraid of expulsion
Apapa gridlock: Ambode tasks FG on ports outside Lagos
Three months after cultists’ attacks in Bayelsa no justice yet for teenage victim
Buhari’s ally threatens Saraki, Dogara
2019: APC South Africa Chapter inaugurates Cape Town branch
2019: Shagari declares interest in Sokoto governorship seat
2019: APC women urged to resist intimidation, monetary inducement in Ebonyi
Tecno, Dangote, Glo make list of Africa’s most admired brands
Bank donates operation vehicles to Taraba govt.
Why I won’t honour police invitation – Saraki
Bauchi South bye-election: Ladan Salihu wins PDP primaries
Kano PDP leaders, stakeholders meet over Kwankwaso’s defection
Edo lawmaker’s suspension tears Owan West APC apart
EDITORIAL: Ekiti poll and matters arising
How to survive cough, catarrh
Nigeria’s elusive Press Freedom
Chika Balogun: Buhari’s game changer in tourism education
Nigeria: A fractured nation
History on the rebound
Politricks of use and destroy

Daily Trust

Dangote urges FG to use population for economic growth
Nigeria’s security chiefs, governors siphone N241billion annually, says Transparency International
Ortom’s defection surprising – APC
Ortom’s return, good omen for democracy – PDP
Buhari is Nigeria’s common enemy – PDP, SDP
ABU spent 45 years without building new hostel – VC
Oshiomhole meets Delta APC warring leaders
My Vision for Nigeria: “Create wealth, not recycle poverty”- Kingsley Moghalu
Benue Youths block Ortom from meeting Oshiomhole, urge him to leave APC
Saraki: I’m ready for police interrogation
Saraki, Yarima absent as Buhari meets 42 APC senators
20 killed in Zamfara village mosque attack
Expel Saraki, Dogara from APC – Sen Ibrahim
‘We will bar them from our functions’ 20 killed in Zamfara village mosque attack
Benin president departs Abuja (video)
Atiku declaration for 2019 election
Ambode to Kachikwu: Lagos doesn’t need more tank farms
Reps probe NIMASA over $492m contract scam
Dino Melaye docked over attempted suicide
Buhari swears in Smith, Okoye, 6 others
IAnti-Ayade protesters storm APC secretariat
Bauchi South bye-election: Lawmaker dumps APC
Ortom’s defection surprising – APC
Arsenal ‘want to be like home’ for Ozil, says Emery
Sanusi: NFF will investigate bribery allegation against coach Yusuf
Pavard goal voted best of World Cup
Nigeria has huge potentials for renewable energy – Baru
Dumping of used vehicles in Africa heightening climate change — Study
Siege on Saraki, Ekweremadu rubbishes the image of the Government-Shehu Sani
Fayose welcomes Ortom to PDP
Dankwambo condemns Police invasion of Saraki, Ekweremadu’s residences
Five feared dead in Lagos boat mishap
3 kidnapped farmers in Abaji set free after N.7m ransom
Aduda donates classrooms to FCT SEB
In defence of Mrs Kemi Adeosun
Vote buying and all that
NCEF and the Tyranny of Intolerance (II)
DSO Nigeria: Beyond devil’s advocate
In defence of Executive Order No. 6
38 killed in suicide bombings amid IS attacks in Syria’s Sweida
ZIMBABWE: President appeals for racial unity ahead of election
.Editorial: Single digit interest loans in sight?

The Guardian

APC shocked over Samuel Ortom’s defection to PDP
Lawyers sue Buhari, Malami over Executive Order 6
Alex Iwobi gets new £70,000 weekly five-year deal at Arsenal
Group flays redeployment of Atolagbe as OPSH commander
Army seeks partnership with associations to end insurgency
Falana, Odumakin urges recruitment of more policemen
Biafra Zionists reject cleric’s plea for Buhari’s apology over killings
Five feared dead as boat capsizes in Lagos
75 stranded World Cup fans absconded in Russia, says Foreign Affairs ministry
Worried NFF to meet over Yusuf’s bribery scandal
Students’ Union train emergency response team for Unilag Dean’s Cup
Echiejile returns to Monaco, ready for new beginning
Parker’s promoter blames ‘greedy’ Wilder men for delayed unification bout
VGC Basketball final round holds August 4 in Lagos
Pavard beats Ahmed Musa to 2018 World Cup best goal award
Foreign carriers dominate as local air travel market shrinks
Regulators yet to conclude deal on sale of 9Mobile
Group makes case for coastal areas agency
NCC wants new investments in digital technology, puts teledensity at 116%
Editorial: Why did FG lie to IPI?
Nigeria Air and the downsides of state-owned enterprises
Of Dasuki and the rule of law
$322m Abacha loot: Separating politics from economics
Does education really sell?
Nigeria needs another Mandela
PDP speakers condemn alleged muscling of senate president, deputy
APC suspends Etim-John exco in Cross River
SDP flays Aregbesola over alleged youth neglect in governance
How defection drama exposed threats to Nigeria’s democracy
Alamieyeseigha’s Sentence and Other Historical Events
Don’t skip Leg Day
Healthcare professionals brainstorm on safety of food seasonings
Three vital reasons you should exercise in pregnancy
Herbal tea in the management of obesity


Ortom Joins PDP, Tambuwal May Follow Suit Today
Why I Didn’t Honour Police Invitation – Saraki
FG Wades Into Oshiomhole, Ngige Rift
Observer Group Presents Report On Ekiti Guber Poll
Timi Frank Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plot To Arrest Saraki
2019: Shagari Declares For Sokoto Governorship
Saidu Adamu Does Not Speak For Me – el-Rufai
Chinese Varsity Collaborates With ABU On Joint Degree Programme
Multi-Fund Structure To Align Risk, Return Expectations On N8trn Pension Assets
Ensure Insurance Acquisition To Grow Local Market – Allianz
China Invites 3 Nigerian Students For Robotics Competition
Glo, OEMs Move To Address Subscribers Smartphone Needs
Nigeria’s .ng Domain Market Potential Worth N37bn – NIRA
‘Tariffs On Exports From Nigeria, Others May Rise To 37% Following Trade War’
SON Intensifies Operation To Combat Substandard Goods Import
Consumer Protection Agency Cautions On Dangers Of Banned Drugs, Warns Distributors
EDITORIAL: Re-awakening Our Value For Human Rights
Blatant Trade Bullying Will Only Backfire
Konga Set To Relaunch Pay On Delivery In August
Air Peace Unveils Monrovia, Abuja-Accra Services August 6
Ecobank Offers Customers Cashback In New Promo
Africa Must Trade Smart By Ensuring Rapid Growth – Adesina
Multi-Fund Structure To Align Risk, Return Expectations On N8trn Pension Assets
Ensure Insurance Acquisition To Grow Local Market – Allianz
China Invites 3 Nigerian Students For Robotics Competition
Glo, OEMs Move To Address Subscribers Smartphone Needs
I’ll Probe Ekiti Fiscal Strength Before Assuming Office, Says Fayemi
APGA Guber Aspirant Tasks INEC On Free, Fair Election
Oshiomhole Meets Warring Delta APC Leaders
Security Siege On Saraki, Ekweremadu Residence Threat To Democracy – CNPP
22 Gymnasts Depart For South Africa ALGON Chairman Urges Youth To Embrace Sports
Ronaldo, Modric, Mbappe, Salah, Messi Shortlisted For World Best Player Award
Nigeria’s .ng Domain Market Potential Worth N37bn – NIRA
Union Bank Grows Earnings, PAT In H1, 2018
NSE-ASI Maintains Negative Sentiment, Drops Further By 0.30%
Prices Of Rice, Egg Decreases In June – NBS
NIMASA To Clamp-down On Illegal Fishing By China, Others
Your Strike Is Illegal, Ngige Tells Energy Commission Staff


Attempted suicide: Melaye docked, granted N5m bail
PDP, SDP meet, declare Buhari Nigeria’s common enemy
Buhari meets APC Senators in Aso Rock
My defection from APC to PDP is the only way forward —Gov Ortom
BREAKING: Ortom joins PDP
Attempted suicide: Melaye docked, granted N5m bail
PDP, SDP meet, declare Buhari Nigeria’s common enemy
Osun 2018: Court to deliver ruling on interim injunction against Adeleke’s candidacy Thursday
Don’t misconstrue transition committee as my cabinet, Fayemi tells Ekiti people
Edo PDP lauds Ortom, lawmakers for dumping APC
Third mainland bridge closure: Why we shifted maintenance test to Aug 24 ―FG
Oyo CJ frees 44 inmates from Abolongo prison
Disintegration, a neglected solution to nation’s challenges ―Senator Adeyeye
17mn housing deficits: Adoption of international housing model ‘ll address menace ―Dangote
Court sentences two to death for killing priest in Benue
Man kills mother with cutlass over piece of land in Anambra
School-teacher in Ebonyi slumps, dies in school bathroom
Court slams N5m bail on man for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl
Trump blasts Cohen over tape disclosure
Japan’s heat wave drives up food prices, prison inmate dies
India to open 18 embassies in Africa
Ex-NACCIMA boss asks FG not to sign Africa free trade agreement
DPR warns petroleum marketers on safety measures
Customs seize N1.1bn contraband in two months
Ignore pressure to sign-on to AfCFTA agreement, MAN urges FG
Positive advocacy and celebrating champions: The rescue of a young man
‘Malaria still a major cause of absenteeism from work in Africa’
UNAIDS calls for bold leadership to tackle prevention crisis
Brain, spinal cord injuries now pandemic in Nigeria —Expert
Kalakuta Republic Museum: Where Fela speaks
Insecurity is stifling our operations —NATOP President
FTAN honours Amachree as Father of Tourism at 21st AGM
Gani Adams tasks FG on agric-tourism development
EDITORIAL: Kemi Adeosun’s certificate saga
Adamu Ciroma in his own words
Nigeria is on divine process
Edo terminates Edaiken market contract


No Regrets Ditching Holland For Nigeria — Ebuehi
NIMASA Committed To Instituting Policies For Sustained Maritime Growth – Stakeholders
FG Tasked On Investment In Technology
Nigeria Needs More Than A Million Active Policemen — FALANA
Siege On Saraki, Ekweremadu’s Houses: Buhari’s Govt, A Defeated Soul — Fayose
Defections, Vindication Of Ndigbo’s Rejection Of Buhari In 2015, By S-East Youth
African Free Trade Agreement Splits Private Sector Groups
Edo PDP Congratulates Federal Lawmakers Who Defected From APC
Much Ado About Bride Price
Bayelsa Cargo Airport’ll Boost Export, Create Jobs — Commissioner
Asaba 2018 AAC: Orukpe Vows To Help Nigeria Win 400m Medal
Vote Candidate With Leadership Qualities As NBA President, Alegeh Tells Lawyers
Ajimobi, Alaafin, Others To Grace GOtv Boxing Night 15
NBA ELECTIONS: Who Leads The Bar?
Why We’re Replacing Civil Servants With Consultants—Katsina Gov
Court Adjourns Ruling On Adeleke’s Certificate Saga Till Tomorrow
Osun Election: 48 Political Parties To Participate In Poll — INEC
Why defections won’t hurt Buhari’s chances — Campaign organisation
NPA, shipping firms struggle over holding bay
Saraki, Adeyeye, Yerima, absent as 42 Senators meet Buhari in State House
Saraki, Dogara plotted to impeach Buhari – Senator Abu Ibrahim
Buhari fumes over APC Chair’s comment as Amaechi denies calling Oshiomhole bad-luck
Angry Benue youths takeover Benue Govt House, stop Ortom’s Abuja trip
NASS goes tough on kidnapping
Sen. Tejuoso denies Saraki, returns to APC
Buhari’s advisers should advise him correctly – Ekweremadu
Resign from APC now or we sack you, Senator Abu Ibrahim to Saraki, Dogara
It is time to impeach @Buhari – Fani-Kayode
More defections loom in the House of Reps, says lawmaker
No regrets ditching Holland for Nigeria — Ebuehi
Asaba 2018 AAC: Orukpe vows to help Nigeria win 400m medal
Ajimobi, Alaafin, others to grace GOtv boxing night 15
Ex volleyball players begin catch-them-young programme in Ibadan
Iwobi accepts Gunners’ £70,000 per week contract
She promised to teach me how to make love
Should I ask him to marry me?
Was I wrong to throw his mom out?
She wanted love-making with me, not marriage
He uses me as cover-up
Afrobeat vs. Afrobeats: MTV Base’s Musicology finally puts end to debate
Actress Stephanie Linus’ ‘Make Me Fabulous!’ reality show returns
Wizkid, Metro Boomin working on new single
2 Face, Simi collaborate on ‘Simisola’ deluxe album
Drake’s ‘In My Feelings’ hits No. 1 on UK Billboard Chart
NIMASA committed to instituting policies for sustained maritime growth


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