News Headlines Jul 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Battle for National Assembly leadership: APC caucus frets, hopes to stop Saraki, Dogara
Why I reconciled with Obasanjo, Tinubu — Bode George
Secondus summons Osun PDP aspirants over crisis
Nigerians deserve healthy President, PDP, R-APC tell Amaechi
From stardom to oblivion, cases of Nigerian struggling musicians
I was so foolish I quarrelled with my wife for giving me girls –Omisore
Rant here: Federal Government’s inability to curb Boko Haram
Develop capacity, challenge yourself constantly – Oluwatimilehin Amusa
Learn a skill, don’t depend on your parents — Oladipo
Private sector control will curb wastage in govt –Olawale-Cole
Handling competition in business
Kabba royal family rejects Kogi gov’s choice
I used to dance in secret because of my parents – Korra Obidi
Arts collectors frustrate artists by refusing to pay, reduce price
INEC to spend N63bn on ballot papers, result sheets, allowances
It’s no longer feasible to remove Saraki, Ekweremadu — Oyo senator
Our bittersweet tales with female nurses, patients – Male nurses
Saraki assembles SANs to battle police over invitation
Bayelsa APC leader remanded in prison for alleged rape
Army arrests 20 bandits in Nasarawa, recovers 17 guns
Six feared killed as Rivers passenger boat capsizes
Violence in Ekiti over traditional festivals
Gunmen kidnap ex-Ondo council chairman
Cardiologist commits suicide after battling with depression for two years
Supreme court rules that woman must remain in ‘unhappy marriage’
INEC to spend N63bn on ballot papers, result sheets, allowances
Lawmakers defected because APC has failed Nigerians – Atunwa
Fayose is loud-mouthed — Edo deputy gov
I’ll probe Okorocha if I return as gov — Ohakim
Stop acting like an attack dog, PDP tells Oshiomhole
Secondus summons Osun PDP aspirants over crisis
I’ve Mark’s blessing to succeed him in Senate – Moro
Develop capacity, challenge yourself constantly – Oluwatimilehin Amusa
Electricity consumers got 93,219 prepaid meters in Q1 — NBS
$2.5bn currency swap’ll boost reserves — Experts
We need to increase local capacity to curb capital flight – Muktari
Targeting increased GDP from domestic tourism
Buhari ’ll support aspiration if re-elected — Ekechi
If dad wants to relax, he cooks all day —KWAM 1’s son
Years after dad’s death, they would say he had gone to England – Segun Awolowo Snr’s daughter, Funke
I feel pained I didn’t attend secondary school –Retired lecturer
Cash-and-carry: How agents influence player selection in national teams
Allegri wary of Ronaldo euphoria
Winner emerges in Star Eagles promo
United to step up Maguire chase
Ozil fires Arsenal to big win over PSG
Armwrestling boss gets continental role
Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs have impacted my life in many ways –Helen Paul
Be wary of that sweetener
Male domination as template for
MTN plans 5G deployment before 2020
Survival guide to help you settle into marriage again


I’m Coming into Lagos West Senate Race from a Position of Strength
From Russia with Love
France Notes Positive Trends in Nigeria’s Economy, Says More French Firms Coming
Senate Leadership Under Saraki is Bad Experience, El-Rufai Alleges
Governor’s position not supported with facts, says Senator Rafiu
Ogunbiyi: I Never Accepted to Be Adeleke’s Running Mate
Adeboye Urges Christians Not to Take Success, Victory for Granted
Defections Due to Failure of APC Govt, Says Wike
Ekweremadu: Mass Defection Movement to Rescue Nigeria
FG Planning to Arrest Kanu’s Co-Defendants, IPOB Alleges
Gunmen Strike in Ondo Again, Abduct Ex-LG Chairman
Lagos, Pham Access Partner on Primary Health Service
An Unsavoury State of Play
Adeboye Urges Christians Not to Take Success, Victory for Granted
FG Planning to Arrest Kanu’s Co-Defendants, IPOB Alleges
Gunmen Strike in Ondo Again, Abduct Ex-LG Chairman
Lagos, Pham Access Partner on Primary Health Service
Policy Options to Deepen Job Creation in Nigeria
GAVI, Accountability and Challenge of Healthcare Financing
Amid Strong Dollar Threat, Oil Prices Projected to Hit $120 before…
Another Look at Pay TV Cost
Julius Rone: Nigerian Firms Now Executing Contracts Previously Exclusive Preserve of…
Single-digit Financing, Boost to Economic Growth
Exxon Mobil Shares Again Drop as Q2 Earnings Fall Short of…
PDP: What’s in a Brand?
The Comrade-in-Chief
Kenneth Imansuangbon: A Man of Wits and Wealth
Mission to Dakar
Encomiums for Ex-Eagles Keeper Ikeme after Retirement from Football
Klopp Laughs off Mourinho’s Title-winning Jibe
Russia Coach Cherchesov Signs Contract Extension
Hungarian GP: Hamilton Takes Superb Pole in Wet Conditions
GOtv Boxing Night 15 Holds Sunday
Simeon Nwankwo: World Cup Changed His Price Tag
Security Agencies and Our Democracy
Editorial: A Healthy Nation, A Wealthy Nation

The Nation

Abuja hosts women intercultural dialogue
One shot as violence rocks Ekiti over traditional festivals
Buhari will leave Igboland better-Adesina
‘Overpopulation killing King’s College’
Ambode calls for private sector participation to boost water transportation, GDP
Don’t execute 2, 359 inmates, CURE-Nigeria urges FG
Army, police arrest 6 robbery, kidnap suspects in Kogi
Living without my wife has been traumatic – Ex NBA President, JB Daudu
Dabiri-Erewa urges Nigerians in Diaspora to support Buhari in anti corruption fight
FG to eradicate child labour, human trafficking by 2025
Oyo APC loses lawmaker to PDP
Only God can determine Aregbesola’s successor – Traditionalists
Masari wants state civil servants to sit up in their duties
Obaseki lauds Archbishop Margaret Idahosa at 75
Firm wants FG to create enabling environment for e-waste management
IKEME ON RETIREMENT: I’ll forever have fond memories of Wolves
Alamuwa emerges Ogun GTB/Principal Cup champions
‘In Senate, I’ll sponsor laws to protect the aged’
Osun 2018: Issues, factors that’ll determine outcome
Defections: Politicians taking Nigerians for a ride -Okotie-Eboh
Durban documentary winners to qualify for Oscar
SHORAE MOORE: Why I don’t need a girlfriend now
Microfinance bank body warns traders of fraudsters
Unemployment led me to unskilled labour, says OOU Computer Science graduate
Lola Shoneyin, Ade Bantu, others attend Café One Series
Ambode restates commitment to workers welfare

Daily Trust

Gov Tambuwal may dump APC Monday
El-Rufai is a liar, loose cannon — Senator
2019:There’s no way Buhari will win in Kano, Kwankwaso replies Amaechi
Defections: Reps mock APC, says we won’t return
Amaechi: Buhari will win Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi in 2019 even on sickbed
El-Rufai blasts Saraki, says ‘You are leading the worst senate in history’
7 months to elections: Number of presidential aspirants hits 46
As kidnappers return: Travellers dread Abuja- Kaduna expressway
Banditry: Thousands displaced in Zamfara
How creating more universities is aiding collapse of academic standard – ABU VC
“The easiest vote in 20 years”
Oil palm farmers making progress with little gov’t support
Tomato growers allege poor implementation of policy
Kebbi to key into FG’s $200m livestock production project
FG trains women on tomato, other fruits’ value addition in Nasarawa
What we’ll do if Saraki joins PDP – Sen Adamu
Osun 2018: It is contest between APC, PDP
Zimbabweans choose president in first post-Mugabe polls tomorrow
Attah Igala’s regalia, symbols
Ortom to Oshiomhole: Differentiate between a party chairman and labour leader
Nigerians in S/Africa want speedy implementation of 10-year passport validity
Senate by-election: In Daura, it’s a fight between 2 brothers
Arm Wrestling Championships: Nigeria wins 6 medals at ongoing tourney
Chelsea want world-record £200m for Eden Hazard
Arsenal boss Emery speaks on Iwobi’s future at the club
Kebbi to key into FG’s $200m livestock production project
Ismail Adebayo, Birnin Kebbi
Online Special see more
TWEETROLLS: Nigerians react to Dino Melaye’s abduction
Kaduna 2019: Options for the opposition
Tackling insecurity: Alternative approach
NCEF and the Tyranny of Intolerance (II)
Editorial see more
Danger Signal in Gale of Defections

The Guardian

Stakeholders query Katsina Refinery
PDP presidential primary promises to be stormy
Lawmakers protest US deal allowing free plans for 3D guns
Ndigbo not keen on 2023 presidency, says leaders
Accept hardship as price for building a new Nigeria- Aregbesola
Nigeria’s research and development results are inferior, says Onu
Why Niger Delta must lead shift to renewable energy, by ERA/FoN
Defections won’t affect Buhari’s re-election
Wike traces mass defection to FG’s leadership failure
Shaqiri shines in debut as Liverpool rout United
Chelsea edge past Inter Milan on penalties
IAAF boss, Coe, Mutola, others arrive for CAA Asaba 2018
Nigeria’s ‘Joe Boy’ stakes pride against Ghana’s Nukpe
Mendy ready for more silverware with City, France
Lacazette, Ozil on target, as Arsenal hit PSG 5-1
Editorial: Criminalise estimated electricity billing!
Three easy-to-make snacks for summer
Why Sinzu will struggle to comeback, even with Davido’s help
Tankers’ unending siege to Lagos roads
APC conciliatory mode versus Oshiomhole’s combative pose
Governor Ortom’s return to PDP stokes acceptability challenges
Osun guber: Grappling with peculiarities, making history
Despite ‘frosty’ relations, 2019 unites Emmanuel, Akpabio
Nubi: With effective deployment of technology, impact of natural disasters can be mitigated
‘Improper town planning worsening perennial flooding in Port Harcourt’


N/Delta Ministry Spends N750bn On Projects With Only 12% Completion
NASS Recess: Inec In Dilemma Over Funding Of 2019 Polls – Yakubu
PDP To Receive Kwankwaso, Ortom Others, This Week
I Detest Disloyalty – Zainab
2019: Recent Defections To PDP Won’t Affect Buhari’s Re-Election -Abe
AGF, Saraki, Rule Of Law And Buhari Critics
As Oshiomhole Rules Out Automatic Ticket For APC Aspirants
Not-Too-Young-To-Run: How Ready Are Beneficiaries
As APC Explores Direct Primaries
Political Coalitions: Past, Present And Ideological Issues
Kwankwaso/Ganduje 2019: As Hostilities Get Stiffer
The Intrigues Of Ortom’s Defection
CBN Is Crafting Guidelines To Regulate Fintechs In Nigeria
Nigeria’s Oldest Club Gets Facelift
Plateau Crisis: No Place For Land Grabbers


Lingering Apapa Gridlock: ‘One-Way’ Of Too Many Fatalities
N/DELTA TWIN OIL SPILLS: We Are Breathing Contaminated, Deadly Air; Down With Different Kinds Of Ailments
Exposed At Last
Olisa Agbakoba On 2019: Political Tsunami Has Started!
Criticising People In Power In Nigeria Is A Very Dangerous Venture —Yusuf Ali, SAN
Resolving Conflicts In Marriage
Appreciate God With Your Service
Why We Did Not Promise Defected Lawmakers Automatic Tickets — Oshiomhole
Why Controversy Trails Osun PDP Primary
Slim Flow Bags Recording Contract With Hi-Impact Records
Can Amaechi Pull This ‘Stunt’ For Buhari?
PDP Governors Will Hide Ahead Of 2019 – Idahosa
Mr Dutch, Burna Boy Release Single ‘E No Finish’ August 3rd
Asaba 2018 AAC: Bring Ogba Back To AFN, Athletes, Coaches Cry Out
Ajura Takes ‘Enchanted’ Tour To UNILAG
What Is Restructuring?
Ooni, Olufunke Amosun And The Moremi Legacy, By The Olugbon
DEFECTIONS: Kano, Benue, Kogi, Kwara top battleground states ahead of 2019
Security : FG spends N6trn on defence in 11 years
Stop acting like an attack dog, PDP counsels Oshiomhole
We’re not interested in 2023 Presidency- Igbo Leaders
Stop campaigning for Buhari – Presidency
Adeleke Osun PDP candidate certificate scams exposed
Excitement as some Delta youth see a train for the first time ?
Diddy longs to visit ‘motherland’ Nigeria in Wizkid link-up
2019: Traditional, religious leaders advise Tambuwal
Ortom’s aides behind Benue killings, Oshiomhole alleges
ORTOM: Benue people speak on defection, Buhari’s 2019 chances
Tambuwal will leave APC for Presidential ambition – Amaechi
They wanted to remove us and stop defections – Ekweremadu
Exposed at last
Asaba 2018 AAC: Bring Ogba back to AFN, athletes, coaches cry out
GOtv Boxing Night 15 holds today
Kenyan sprinter fails dope test
Coe, Mutola, El-Moutawakel to arrive Asaba today
Hubby Abandoned Her Step-Children And Fled The Country
Men Who Compete With Their Babies Over Breast Milk!
Going nude for relevance is not my thing – Debbie Shokoya
Benson Okonkwo and I will make lovely babies – Cossy Ojiakor
Cossy is the only woman I can marry in Nollywood — Benson Okonkwo
NSE lauds ‘Executive Order Five to Drive Local capacity’
U.S. jails Nigerian 14 years for scams, Igbinedion’s son-in-law on trial
Raising a total child demands overcoming distractions- TBPS Director
The Sun
Fresh cries from Bakassi: We’ve been abandoned, forgotten
Soldiers repel terrorists attack on Dikwa
Bandits displace 12,000, kills scores – Zamfara Speaker
6 drown in Rivers boat mishap
How corruption ruined Nigeria – Ukuta, Zik’s acquaintance and elder statesman
Buhari leaves for Joint ECOWAS/ECCAS summit
The inside story of siege to Saraki’s, Ekweremadu’s residences
2019: Afenifere’ll only disagree with Obasanjo if… – Shonibare
Ortom to Oshiomhole: You’re party chairman, not union leader
Ogwugwu: Anambra deity chief priest explodes
Madumere: When the hunter becomes the hunted
Mesut Ozil captains Arsenal to comfortable win vs. PSG in Singapore
Mourinho battles to buy £80m Maguire
Gunners’ star, Bellerin snubs Barca
Clash of two cultural festivals stirred violence in Ekiti
6 drown in Rivers boat mishap
The inside story of siege to Saraki’s, Ekweremadu’s residences
EDITORIAL: Persistent killings in Numan, Demsa
Dad rejected me from birth – Chika Ike, actress
SARS: So, Wike was right…
Policy options to deepen job creation in Nigeria
President: Not Igbo need
Women get bored with their marriages too
My born-again lover


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