News Headlines Aug 3, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 3, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Defections: God’ll continue to fish out bad eggs among us, says Buhari
FG spends N49bn to feed pupils —Presidency
Ekiti workers issue strike threat to Fayose
FG set to increase NYSC members’ allowance – DG
I killed my father for interfering in my marriage, says Bauchi man
Police parade homosexuals, robbery suspects in Sokoto
NGO founder allegedly sodomises twin sons in Lagos
FG spends N49bn to feed pupils —Presidency
Ekiti workers issue strike threat to Fayose
FG set to increase NYSC members’ allowance – DG
Corps member dies in Abuja crash, friend blames police
I killed my boss because he didn’t pay my wage – suspect
Osun lecturers protest 16 months unpaid salaries, to down tools
2019: Wresting power from Buhari will be tough, R-APC warns
Motorcycle rider defiles neighbour’s daughter
Lagos-Ibadan rail project: FG moves contractor to Apapa
Security expert seeks scientific policing
Don’t crucify Ortom for leaving APC, says Soyinka
No peace in Senate until Saraki resigns – Ibrahim
Dangote oil refinery poses threat to European plants
Offa robberies allegations forced us out of APC – Ahmed
2019: Wresting power from Buhari will be tough, R-APC warns
I wore military uniform to recover my stolen motorcycle –Suspected Abia fake soldier
Gunmen kill four traders in Rivers
Oshiomhole: The burden of a tactless leader
APC, PDP Reps disagree over mass defections
I haven’t defected to PDP, says Kano deputy gov
Buhari, most famous health tourist – Murray-Bruce
Umahi bars APC from using Abakaliki Stadium for rally
Defections: Indication of low political development –Lecturer
Buhari’s UK trip: PDP cries wolf where there’s none –Presidency
FG generates N1.4tn from operating surplus in 11 years
World Bank to support Nigeria on economic growth
Expedite action on minimum wage bill, labour tells FG
FG diversifying economy through beekeeping industry — Ogbeh
Food security: NiMET to partner agric, water resources agencies
Some defected APC senators on their way back, Senate Leader claims
Messi dependence hurting Argentina – Veron
NFF congress backs Pinnick, woos Giwa
Asaba 2018: Falling stadium water tank crushes cars
Asaba 2018: Amusan, Enekwechi win gold, Ogunlewe fails
Pogba enjoys life in Los Angeles
Ondo FA crisis: NFF endorses chairman’s sacking
Quota system, overpopulation bane of unity schools — Stakeholders
Makinde pledges to improve education in Oyo
Nigeria’s curriculum inadequate to meet industry needs
Ondo community begins renovation of dilapidated schools
6% budgetary provision not adequate for education —Minister
Performing with Lagbaja was a milestone – Simi
The past weeks have been tough – D’banj
Children, others remember Fela Kuti, 21 years after
D’Banj returns to social media, says ‘past few weeks have been incredibly difficult’
In-vitro-fertilisation is 40 years old (2)
Ambode, GT bank make case for children with autism
FG moves to extend maternity leave to six months
People who don’t drink, like big drinkers, more prone to dementia
Scientists link diabetes with cancer
Human papillomavirus infections are preventable
Editorial: Ambode, check impunity on Lagos roads
Plateau killings: The heroic example of Abdullahi Abubakar
When will good days come to Nigeria?
2019: Between loose broom and the ‘safe’ umbrella
Are we deepening or degrading democracy in Nigeria?


Security Chiefs Meet with Buhari, Demand Military Equipment
Presidency: Insinuation Ridiculous
CBN to Develop Risk-based Cyber Security Framework for Banks
FG Seeks World Bank’s Assistance on Power Sector
Soyinka Asks Obasanjo to Stop His ‘Hijacking Propensity’
Presidency: Insinuation Ridiculous
Buhari: God Uses Defection to Fish Out Bad Eggs from APC
Mnangagwa Wins Zimbabwe’s Presidential Poll
Amusan, Enekwechi Win Nigeria’s First Gold Medals
17,000 Persons Missing in Nigeria Due to Conflicts, Says Red Cross
Abuja Airport Closed for 45 Minutes for VIP Movement
Certificate Forgery: Police Investigate Adeleke, Arrest Principal
Personal Well-Being Index Records Marginal Growth
Stanbic IBTC Harps on Support for Aviation Industry
FirstBank Launches Chatbanking on Whatsapp
Agusto & Co. Assigns Union Bank ‘A-’
Notore’s Listing Boosts NSE Market Capitalisation by N101bn
The National Carrier Question
PDP Loses National Officer to APC
I Am Still in APC, Says Kano Deputy Gov
How Saraki’s Defection Can Change the Political Order
Oba Francis Alao: It’s Time for Women to take up the Reins of Leadership
Ize Offers Free Training on Trauma, Vocational Skills
Scout Association to Provide Training for 500 IDPs in Benue State
Anietie Isong wins McKitterick Prize
NGO Creates Platform for Artisans
NFF Congress Gives Condition for Reconciliation with Giwa, Others
Asaba 2018: Failure to Pay for Visa on Arrival Delayed Athletes at MMIA
NOC Awards Night Holds in Asaba Friday
Petrolex, Kanu Heart Foundation Partner to Raise Funds for Open-Heart Surgeries
Kanu Says Arsenal Needs ‘Miracle’ to Win Premier League
Nebo: One Remarkable Thing I Got
Oshiomhole as Buhari’s Enforcer

The Nation

Buhari tells Saraki, other defectors: you’re bad eggs
Soyinka: Obasanjo knelt down for Atiku in 2003
Notore Chemical lists N100.75b shares on NSE
Projects: Fed Govt to refund N489b to 21 states
Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom, others at PDP NEC meeting
Wamakko: Tambuwal has ‘made worst decision ever’
Electricity distributors fight back (II)
Abuja metro rail, first of its kind in Africa, says minister
NRC to demolish houses in Badia, Iganmu
LCCI: low interest rate ‘ll stimulate investment
Suspect arraigned for wine theft
Firm gets LNG FEED contract
Why we returned to the PDP, by Ahmed
To unseat Buhari ‘ll not be an easy task, says Galadima
Amaechi: Apapa end of Lagos-Ibadan Rail project begins next week
UNIUYO inducts 28 medical doctors
Asaba 2018: Asaba fans disappointed over Okagbare’s withdrawal
NFF crisis Pinnick fails to stop Giwa in court
Celta Vigo closes in on Joel Obi deal
Julius Yego leads last batch of athletes to Asaba
Kenneth Omeruo arrives in Turkey
Onazi rejects Spartak Moscow
Ighalo scores 11th goal
Realignments for survival, relevance in 2019
Makarfi: Stop victimisation in Benue
Obaseki and challenges of development in Edo
Ini Edo, Wizkid, others for Peace Achievers Awards
Agency targets 7.5MW solar power annually
Expert challenges govt on heart surgery, training as WACS opens N1.2b secretariat
Non-medics reject Yayale committee’s recommendations
Fed Govt inaugurates committee on diabetes
Obaseki, DisCo row over power project
Excitement as Okowa inaugurates police special squad office in Delta
Reinforcing cultural ties
Two get N500,000 bail for ‘stealing N419,000’
Ambode approves recruitment of 2200 teachers
Boy ‘assaulted’ by grandma gets help
Why I am leaving APC – Tambuwal
Less than 100,000 accountants produced by ICAN in 50 years
Whither King’s College?
Jolly Phonics training for 500 teachers in Enugu
Parents urged to encourage creativity in children
NSITF rehabilitates 42 injured workers in one year
Notore Chemical lists N100.75b shares on NSE
Stanbic IBTC supports aviation sector
GTBank plans banking services on WhatsApp

The Sun

The Nigeria Air
PDP recalls senators to Abuja
I offer myself in defence of democracy – Saraki
Kalu, others appeal Justice Idris’ ruling on no case submission
Soyinka hits Obasanjo: You’re opportunist
Obasanjo warns ADC against internal supremacy battle
Apapa gridlock: FG begins Lagos-Ibadan rail project next week
Impeachment: My life in danger – Madumere
Attacks on IDPs, gov: Plateau residents unite against hoodlums
PDP alleges plot to impeach Saraki, Ekweremadu
• Nigerians no longer believe opposition PDP party’s lies – Presidency
Obasanjo warns ADC against internal supremacy battle
Defection: 16 LG chairmen, councillors others dump APC to PDP in Kwara
2019: I don’t need to consult my boss to contest for Senate-Gyang
CAA Asaba 2018: Amusan, Enekwachi win gold for Nigeria
Asaba 2018: South Africa’s Simbine, Cote d’Ivoire’s Lou Marie now Africa’s fastest man, woman
Asaba 2018: Amusan wins first gold medal for Nigeria, targets inter-continental event
Kalu, others appeal Justice Idris’ ruling on no case submission
How Boko Haram killed Argungu fishing festival
• Kebbi community shadow of its old self
Absurd world and Nigeria’s politics
Theatricals, illegalities all over
APC stung by bees that swarm around PDP

Daily Trust

Internet fraud: CBN to develop new security framework…revises banks’ clearing system rules
2019 elections set to be Nigeria’s most expensive
2019: Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, Saraki get nod to contest PDP ticket
One-year-old, 20 other IDPs die in boat mishap
Defection: Osinbajo meets Akpabio at Villa
Unpaid salary: Workers give Ekiti govt strike notice
We’ll not shortchange you or allow anybody to – Buhari
NAF gets new spokesperson, as DOPRI gets diplomatic appointment
Losses: Consumers seek audit of DisCos’ revenue, N1.3tn shortfall claims
Air Force chief orders troops to stop Zamfara killings
Stranded athletes did not pay for visa on arrival – Immigration
Musa agrees Saudi Arabia move
NPA to open eastern ports with N1bn investment – Usman
I’ve not resigned from Buhari’s cabinet-Mama Taraba
Ben Bruce says Buhari is one of London’s famous health tourists
Galadima says all those who are still with Buhari are corrupt politicians
Police nab suspected hoodlums terrorising Games Village residents
Man in court over alleged theft of wine.
Carpenter jailed for stealing generator
.Elections and respect for the Broadcasting Code
Gale of defections: What goes around, comes around
How Baru steers the NNPC ship
2019: Need for alliance of young progressives
Prof. Anthony Kirk-Greene: A tribute to Baturen Kirki
DR CONGO: New Ebola outbreak days after previous epidemic ends.
EUROPE: Warning as Europe’s heat nears record.
US accuses Russia of ‘pervasive’ election meddling
Editorial: As Zimbabwe awaits poll results
North-East farmers get N12billion farm inputs

The Guardian

Wamakko vows showdown, insists APC controls Sokoto
Why Nigeria is key to Africa’s growth, by World Bank
Kelechi Iheanacho aims to continue goal scoring run
Ekweremadu falls ill during interrogation by EFCC
NYSC assures of upward review of corps’ members monthly allowance
Obasanjo not qualified to lead new movement for change, says Soyinka
Ghanaians attack Nigerian traders at Kumasi market
Three remanded in prison for allegedly stealing IE cables
Mother of five arrested over death of lover
NRFF appoints South African coach for Stallions as 30 players enter camp
Port Harcourt agog as International Pairs golf train arrives
Luxembourg national champion on title mission to Lagos
‘Okagbare pulled out of 100m, 200m on doctor’s advice’
Chelsea’s Willian instructs lawyers to take action against ‘forged’ document
Stars gather in Asaba as NOC Awards holds tomorrow
Glo delights subscribers with Data Calculator
FCMB promo gets more 644 winners
DBN, LAPO Microfinance Bank to fund 10,000 MSMEs
Diamond Bank grows three million new customers in Q2
Editorial: Nigerian press council Bill 2018, a travesty
Five natural remedies for hormonal imbalance
Depression screening and four other vitals you should get
Revisiting ‘the people’s revolution’
The tanker gridlock and leadership’s ineptitude
Shehu Sani’s suspension splits Kaduna APC
Young aspirants caution against defection drama
Lagos APC Badagry division holds unity talks among aspirants
Group condemns call for Saraki’s resignation
9mobile partners Girl Effect, iSON to empower girls
NITDA commissions ICT hub in Katsina
Vodacom advocates for digitization to create a sustainable Nigeria
UBA’s Leo launches on WhatsApp
NHIS accredits eight facilities, delists four in Bauchi
UNFPA to refurbish fistula repair centre in Borno
Elbe Pharma unveils Amatem Forte Softgel for treatment of malaria
Health workers petition Buhari, reject Yayale Ahmed’s presidential committee report on sector


Military request for more equipment to tackle insecurity
Buhari inspects campaign office ahead of London trip + PHOTOS
Police arrest principal of Ede Muslim High School over Sen Adeleke’s result
Kashamu defies PDP expulsion order, holds mega rally in Abeokuta
Jubilation galore, as Saraki makes triumph entry to PDP national secretariat Abuja
Abuja light rail project employs 10,000 Nigerians ― Lai Mohammed
Suspension of Sheu Sani unconstitutional — Kaduna APC
Apapa ports phase of Lagos-Ibadan rail project tales off next week ― Amaechi
We will not relent in fighting corruption ― Buhari
NCE approves revised CRS, IRS in school curriculum
Insecurity: Lack of weapons impeding performance of security agencies ― FG
Defection: Supporters hold solidarity rally for Saraki
Al-Makura summons party bigwigs, reaffirms fate to Buhari
Man kills father inside Mosque
We’ve raised subventions at all levels of tertiary institutions — Oyo education commissioner
108 students battle for 2018 Cowbellpedia prize
FG pledges to revamp primary education
Give research works priority, ex-UNILAG VC tells govt, varsities
A charter for restructuring Nigeria
My strong bond with Nigeria, Africa —Blind American music teacher


Plot To Remove Saraki Thickens
Obasanjo’s Coalition Shouldn’t Be Trusted – Soyinka
School Feeding Programme Gulps N13bn Monthly – FG
FG Orders Increased Security Patrol On Kaduna-Abuja Road
21 States To Benefit From N489bn FG Refunds
UNIUYO Inducts 28 Medical Doctors Presidency Knocks PDP Over Claims About Planned Invasion Of NASS
God Will Fish Out Bad Eggs In APC – PMB
APC Talks Tough As Tambuwal Defects To PDP
Defection: I Didn’t Abandon My Boss, Lai Mohammed Driver Says
President Swears In New Electoral Commission Chair
Reps Endorse Establishment Of Counter Terrorism Centre
Osun Guber: Police Probe Adeleke’s Alleged Certificate Forgery
FG Set To Review Corps Members Allowance – DG
Nigeria Needs To Target 100% Exclusive Breastfeeding – Minister
NIMC Will Register Additional 50 Million Nigerians By December – Aziz
Defections: APC Getting Rid Of Bad Eggs – Kogi Gov
Police Nab 8 Suspected Vandals
NAF Appoints New Spokesman
Google Developing Censor-Friendly Search Engine For China: Source
PMAN expresses fear over looming fuel scarcity in Ibadan
Zimbabwe Tense As Election Results Set To Be Unveiled
Defections Has Ended In APC, Okorocha Assures PMB
Dangote, Gates Partner FG To Improve Nutrition
Nigeria, S’Africa Govts Aid Xenophobic Killings
When Neurosurgeons Came To Abuja!
Nigerian Govt And Constant Violations Of Citizens’ Rights
‘Every Person Is Presumed To Intend Natural Consequence Of His Acts’
Life Of Supreme Court Justice After Bench


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