News Headlines Aug 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Kaduna APC defies Oshiomhole, says Shehu Sani’s suspension stands
Housewife stabs husband to death over telephone call
Nothing will make me abandon clamour for better Nigeria — Obasanjo
R-APC, Reps group allege plot to bribe lawmakers to remove Saraki, Dogara
Before Buhari and Saraki defect to America
Olubadan, high chiefs meet over modality for peace
Defections: APC, PDP shift supremacy battle to Senate chamber
Scores killed as troops, militia battle in Benue
Why some retirees earn lower pensions
Group attacks PDP over Adeleke’s certificate
Borno candidate gets highest UTME score, 364, says JAMB
I’m into kidnapping because someone told me it’s lucrative – Mechanic
Police begin manhunt for killers of Rivers prophet
Akpabio meets Buhari in London
Police arrest 72 cultists, recover pistol inside casket
Dangote truck kills 13 on Akwanga/Abuja Highway
Guest stabs man to death at burial
Nine corps members drown in Taraba river
Guest stabs man to death at burial
2019: Nwabueze, Nwodo, IPOB say Igbo not interested in presidency
Hold FG, APC responsible if democracy comes near harm —PDP
R-APC, Reps group allege plot to bribe lawmakers to remove Saraki, Dogara
Despite defections, Buhari’ll win in 2019 — APC
I resigned because of unjustifiable persecution — Kano deputy gov
Kano deputy gov’s resignation: Not a surprise to many
Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG to deploy 16 locomotives, 40 coaches, others
Airport invasion: Stop violating safety rules, FAAN warns politicians
Dangote refinery’ll boost Nigerian crude oil sale – Edwin
‘CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme creates 1.5 million jobs’
Seven banks make N8.58bn fresh investments in software
I gambled with my life to save over 300 Christians — Imam Abdullahi
I was once in prison with Obasanjo, editors for treason –Shehu Sani
Falconets ready for Germany test
NFF crisis: Giwa downplays Benin congress
Kenya brush aside South Africa, Nigeria to win Asaba 2018
Asaba 2018 LOC splashes cash on medallists
Five things we learned from the Community Shield
Bayern beat Man United in final pre-season test
I have no plans for boob job; body shaming doesn’t affect me –Uriel Oputa
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde celebrates nomination as OSCARS member
People thought I was insane when I became a lecturer– Sola Fosudo
Babcock Varsity refuses to confirm Chioma’s admission status
Former band boy who accused me of sleeping with underage girls hates me – Femi Kuti
The penis can also smell
Untreated urinary tract infection can cause kidney damage — Expert
Breastfeeding challenges: Paediatrician urges mothers to seek medical help early
I fear for my grandkids’ future after losing my son — Mum of Rivers man who died after saving 13 boat passengers
Osinbajo seeks technology solutions for oil spill areas
Lagos to establish ICT hub in Yaba
NIBSS, MTN, banks, others relaunch mCASH
BOOMPLAY Music records 10 million installations off Google Play store
Editorial: Rejuvenating the SMEs sector
Handle the Nigeria Air venture with care
Kemi Adeosun’s unhelpful silence
Economics of NYSC and stranded Nigerians in Diaspora
Where are the budget implementation reports?
Some idioms and codes of sex (1)


UPDATED: Kano Deputy Governor Resigns
Akpabio Visits Buhari in London, Set to Quit PDP for APC
Presidency Appeals to Saraki, Dogara to Reconvene N’Assembly Says 2019 general election could be jeopardised PDP, APC at war over Senate president
NLNG Targets 2024 for First Shipment of LNG from Train-7
Kano Deputy Gov Resigns, Set to Join PDP
Nine Corps Members Drown in Taraba
Economic Reforms Suffer as Politics Take Centre Stage
APC: We’ll Ensure Saraki Ceases to be Senate President
Sani’s Constituents Insist on his Suspension from APC
Falana: APC Can’t Remove Saraki without Two-third Majority
Wanted Boko Haram Leader Arrested in Borno
NNPC Denies Funding Alleged Plot to Impeach Saraki
FAAN Condemns Invasion of Sokoto Airport by Wamakko’s Loyalists
Strides Group: Why Nigeria Must Invest in Natural Gas
Year-to-Date Growth: Insurance Sector Leads at Stock Market
Moneytrust Commiserates with Lagos Tanker Explosion Victims
IATA: Passenger Growth, Economic Boost Incentives for Investing in Aviation
APC Using EFCC to Force Akpabio into Defection, Says PDP
Obasanjo Seeks New Strategies to Fix Nigeria
FG Blames N’Assembly for Stalling Federal Projects
Changing Roles for Borno Women
Neighbours at War
Lala Returns With ‘Naked’
CAA ASABA 2018: Kenya Tops African Athletics Championships with 11 Gold Medals
France 2018: Falconets Set to End Hoodoo against Germany
Gov Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare, Ikhuoria Sparkle at NOC Awards
FIFA President, Infantino, Congratulates Pinnick
Aguero’s Brace Wins Community Shield for City
Aruna Quadri Climbs to 18 in Latest ITTF Ranking
Nigeria as a Parody for Alice in Wonderland

The Nation

Akpabio meets Buhari in UK ahead defection to APC
Ambode kick-starts expansion of Orile truck terminal
Why National Assembly must reconvene now, by Presidency
SEC fails corporate governance test
Resign now, Falana tells Saraki, others
EFCC may quiz Ekweremadu’s wife
Nine NYSC members drown in Taraba
Saraki, others, never supported Buhari in Senate, says Omo-Agege
‘Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom defections won’t affect Buhari’s re-election’
Kano deputy governor resigns
Ozubulu killings: Community holds memorial mass for 13 slain worshippers
Buhari greets Ray Ekpu at 70
Wife stabs husband to death
Osinbajo to open MSME Clinic
210 held as task force seizes 125 motorcycles
Aguero brace wins Community Shield for Citizens
Mikel missing again in Tianjin’s win
ITTF RANKING: Quadri Africa’s best in top 18
Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare, Ikhuoria sparkle at NOC Awards
FIBA World Cup: Vincent wishes D’Tigress well
Lagos coaches hail GOtv boxing Night sponsors
Asaba 2018: Nigeria win 3 gold medals on last day, finish 3rd
Makarfi: Stop victimisation in Benue
Aremu unfolds governorship ambition in Kwara
Obaseki and challenges of development in Edo
AFRIMA 2018 receives record 8,009 entries
My position on Buhari, by Okonkwo
Nigeria dominates AMAA 2018 nominations
Leadway supports new capital regime, reclassification
Avoid over inflating tyres, warns expert
Globe Motors rolls out Hyundai, Higer vehicles

Daily Trust

Move to forcefully take ‎control of NASS recipe for crisis – PDP
Asaba 2018: Kenya upsets South Africa, Nigeria to emerge overall champion with 11 gold
FG reacts to rumour of replacing Saraki with Akapbio as Senate President
How APC is plotting to remove Saraki – rAPC
Pressure mounts on Governor Tambuwal to resign
Reconvene NASS now, Presidency appeals to Saraki, Dogara
Why Kano’s deputy governor resigned
Defection: Osinbajo, Oshiomhole set to destabilize N/Assembly – Reps
IPOB lists terms for peace with FG, South-East Governors
Why I’m associating with Saraki, Ahmed, other APC defectors – Prof. Sulaiman
NNPC not funding Saraki’s impeachment plot – Baru
ICC denies rating Buhari on integrity
Abiodun Alade
PDP mulls fall-back options for presidential aspirants
Pressure mounts on Saraki to reconvene N/Assembly
Army holds qualifying exams for 313 Majors, Captains in Kaduna
Confusion dogs Nigeria Air
Dangote refinery to save Nigeria $7.5bn FX – Official
We broke the monopoly in pay TV and crashed prices – StarTimes CEO
Anchor borrower: CBN flags off input distribution in Cross Rivers
NIRSAL to disburse Anchor Borrowers’ fund within 5-day if…
Why Buhari met Akpabio in London
9 corps members drown in Taraba River
Army working to sustain Nigeria’s unity – Buratai
Only elite have ganged up against Buhari — Okorocha
Saraki’s case different from Tambuwal’s 2011 saga — Lai Mohammed
Nigeria shine at Africa Gymnastic Level system tournament
NOC confers merit award on Delta gov, Okagbare, Ogunkoya, others
Police nab suspected hoodlums terrorising Games Village residents
Editorial: An example to be cherished

New Telegraph

Kano deputy governor resigns, dumps APC for PDP
PHOTOS: Akpabio Meets Buhari In London
Defections will favour PDP in 2019 –Opposition
2019 will mark Nigeria’s end – MASSOB APC lifts Sani’s suspension, says Senator has pledged loyalty not to defect
Army arrests ‘number 96’ of wanted Boko Haram insurgents
Kaduna Central APC insists on suspension of Senator Shehu Sani
Former Ondo CJ joins LP, criticises Akeredolu’s performance
Cameroon, Benin’s low tariffs aid rice smuggling
Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria’s $7.5bn fuel import
Obasanjo: Nigeria deserves better leader than Buhari
PDP warns APC: Takeover Senate, invite trouble
2019: Akpabio’s defection unsettles gov, PDP
Resignation: Ganduje humiliated me –Kano deputy gov
High hopes as male contraceptive trials begin
Suspension: El-Rufai, Oshiomhole on collision course over Sani
2019: The jostle for PDP presidential ticket
APC luring senators with N50m to sack Saraki –R-APC
Cameroon, Benin’s low tariffs aid rice smuggling
Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria’s $7.5bn fuel import
2019: Akpabio’s defection unsettles gov, PDP
9 corp members drown in Taraba river Woman stabs husband to death in Lagos
Defections: Who controls the Senate?
Ibru: FG’s agric revolution’ll boost economy, reduce poverty
Nigeria needs $3bn in 15 years to replace geriatric aircraft
LAGOS golfers confident in Efekoha’s ability to drive CIIN
Raw materials rot at port over freight rates, gridlock
Corruption probe: Ministry orders for NFF’ sponsorship contracts, banking details
Aguero’s double sink Chelsea
Moses battles to keep shirt at Chelsea
Rohr: Musa’s move to Al Nassr won’t affect Eagles’ chance
U-20 Women World Cup: Falconets face Germany’s hurdle
Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare sparkle at NOC Awards
EDITORIAL: Sex-for-marks and varsity sanity
Row over call for Saraki’s resignation
‘Gender discrimination killing female lawyers’
Osinbajo to set up Lagos MSME tomorrow
How Saraki frustrated Buhari’s administration, by FG
Businesswoman, 5 others remanded over N72m fraud
Atiku: I’ll turn Nigeria around in six months
GE appoints CEO for Africa

The Sun

Akpabio meets Buhari in London
How APC senators plan to unseat Saraki – R-APC
Anxiety in Akwa Ibom over Akpabio’s defection rumour
Umahi knocks Oshiomhole
Ondo SDP leader dumps party for PDP
NNPC says Baru not funding alleged impeachment plot against Saraki
Infantino congratulates Amaju
ITTF ranking: Aruna Quadri climbs to 18th spot
2019: We deserve better Nigeria – Obasanjo
Umahi knocks Oshiomhole
– Describes APC chair’s attack as childish, blackmail
Apapa gridlock: Lagos begins expansion of truck terminal
• Proposes 5,000-capacity terminal in Ijanikin
9 corps members drown in Taraba during picnic
EDITORIAL: Another lifeline for the Discos
Endless agony, as gridlock grounds Lagos-Badagry road
• Oshodi-Apapa highway clean-up diverts trucks, tankers to other roads J
Mass defection and 2019 election
Security votes, Ortom and witch-hunt
APC, Saraki and Senate presidency

The Guardian

R-APC, PDP allege plot to bribe lawmakers, impeach Saraki
35% drop in investment hobbles rural telephony
High charges’ worry investors in oil, gas free zones
Group cautions against ethnic sentiments in Ekweremadu’s ordeal
Communities benefit from N7m environmental grant
Nine corps members drown during picnic in Taraba State
At thanksgiving, Ugwuanyi restates values of exemplary leadership
Lagos task force nabs 210 miscreants, impounds 125 motorcycles
Olubaka expresses concerns over bad roads, insecurity
NFF bigwigs, Omidiran to cheer Falconets against Germany today
Kenya tops medals table as Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championship ends
I had fears over Asaba 2018 Athletics Championship, Okowa confesses
Etim Esin advises NFF to compel Rohr to live, work in Nigeria
Sports Ministry ready to repay half of missing $150,000, says IAAF
Sergio Agüero’s brace gives Man City Community Shield win
Nigeria deep in $30tr global loss to inequality
Underwriter assures investors of better investment return
Shareholders approve voluntary delisting of GNI
Africa50 mobilises funds for $108b yearly infrastructure gap
Editorial: Nigeria’s democracy: Where are the citizens?
Kwara 2019: Here comes the game-changer!
Yes, social media aids political participation!
Increasing rate of psychological disorders
Celebrating the literary world of JP Clark
With Buhari, no defection can stop APC from winning 2019
APC voids Shehu Sani’s suspension, state chapter kicks
I’ll retire from politics in PDP, Makarfi pledges
PDP and the burden of managing a windfall
Kendrick Lamar’s “m.A.A.d city” Spends 300 Weeks On Billboard 200
Azealia Banks Accuses Beyonce Of Stealing Other Women’s Projects
Firm seeks support for affordable housing
NMRC up-scales housing finance, raises debt issuance to N440 billion
Presco, Edo community bicker over alleged land grabbing
We will engage investors for infrastructure development’


Amidst Defection Rumour, Akpabio Meets PMB In London
9 Corps Members Drown In Taraba River
2019: Ballot Papers, Boxes To Gulp N36bn
Defections: Former Minister For Education, Prof. Jerry Agada Others Joins PDP
Sen Nyako’s Defection And Evolving Adamawa Politics
Retired CBN Director Joins Senatorial Race
Oshiomhole Moves To Halt Mass Defection From Edo APC
Imo 2019 And Odds Against Okorocha Saraki: His Travails, Triumph AnWWd Mandate
FRANCE 2018: Falconets Tackle Old Foe, Germany, In Group D Opener
To Receive, Settle Another Set Of 8,000 IDPs
Actor Steven Seagal Now Special US-Russia Envoy
Earthquake Rocks Lombok Island In Indonesia
Switzerland Crash: 20 Die In WW2 Plane Crash
New Ebola Case Claims 33 In DRC
NCPC Holds Prayer For Nigeria In Jerusalem
Venezuelan President, Maduro, Survives Assassination Attempt
Amidst Challenges, PMB And APC Shall Triumph
Building Collapse: FCTA To Embark On Massive Integrity Test
Glo Assures Customers Of Faster Access To Help Lines
Anchor Borrowers’ Programme: CBN Flags Off Input Distribution In C/River
FBN Holdings Lauds ASHON For Floating Commodities Exchange
SDP Promises To Liberate Nigeria
2019: PMB Deserves Second Term – Abari
2019 : Southern, Middle Belt Unite For Common Agenda
Ighalo On Target Again
Samuel Eto’o Leaves Turkish Club Konyaspor
EDITORIAL: Coomassie, The Tough Cop, Goes Home
Earthquake Rocks Lombok Island In Indonesia
Switzerland Crash: 20 Die In WW2 Plane Crash
New Ebola Case Claims 33 In DRC
Venezuelan President, Maduro, Survives Assassination Attempt
APC Forum Urges Eligible Nigerians To Get PVCs
UNICAF To Offer 75 Percent International Scholarships
Group Holds Awareness Campaign Ahead Of INEC Voter Registration Deadline
Insurgency Has Set Us Back – Gov Shettima


Ortom never paid N20m to any Boko Haram suspect ― Benue Speaker
Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene
Kano deputy governor resigns
Buhari receives Akpabio in London
I’ve no successor yet ― Adeboye
Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene
Ozubulu killings: Memorial service for 13 slain worshippers holds Aug 6
Forceful takeover of NASS will harm democracy, PDP warns FG
Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene
Kano deputy governor resigns
NNPC says Baru not funding alleged impeachment plot against Saraki
Kogi National Assembly caucus petitions Buhari over insecurity
Osogbo APC endorses Oyetola
Osun 2018: I’m in the governorship race to win — Omisore
Funds obstructing commencement of Ibadan-Kaduna rail project, says Amaechi
Woman remanded in prison for throwing granddaughter into well
3 IBBU, ABU students remanded in prison over death of fellow student
BEDC assures consumers of electricity metres
World Bank to support Nigeria’s economic growth
Chevron’s success story in Nigeria’s gas development
China donates N7m worth of medical equipment to LASUTH
Senator urges States, Federal Govts not to fully depend on global funding for immunisation
Two secret files and Nigeria’s failure
Oando records N8.5bn PAT in H1 2018
Equities market rebounds marginally by 0.09%
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
Oando records N8.5bn PAT in H1 2018
Equities market rebounds marginally by 0.09%
DMO lists first African Sovereign Green bond on NSE, FMDQ
EDITORIAL: The impeachment saga in Imo State
Defection: Must Saraki resign as Senate President?
Negative claims about Ajinomoto seasoning, spurious, scientifically unfounded —WASCO management
Shoprite expands business frontier school, commissions 25th store in Nigeria
Mamador promo ends with over 2000 lucky winners


Presidency Alleges Threat To 2019 Polls, Appeals To NASS To Reconvene
France 2018 World Cup: Falconets Eye Three Points Against Germany
Free Foot Checks For Diabetes Patients
Economies Of NYSC And Stranded Nigerians In Diaspora
Asaba 2018 AAC: Kenya Finish Ahead Of S/Africa, Nigeria
Bayelsa Community Lauds A’Court Judgment On Disputed SPDC-Operated Flow Station
Gov Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare, Ikhuoria Shine At NOC Awards
Oshiomhole To Meet Edo APC Leaders Over Alleged Neglect By Obaseki
RCBC Prepares Ministers For The Church
There’s Need To Review Listing Fees – CEO, Magnartis Finance
Lasaco Launches Claim Settlement Solution, Free Towing Service
Lagos Task Force Nabs 210 Miscreants, Impounds 125 Okada, Demolishes 98 Shanties
2019: 10 Commissioners, SAs In Ondo Set To Dump APC
The Magic Of Bonny Island…What To Expect At NAFEST 2018
Why Akpabio Is Defecting To APC
CBN Moves To Disburse Lower Currency Denominations
No Right-Thinking Nigerian’ll Applaud What Is Going On In The Country —Obasanjo
No right-thinking Nigerian’ll applaud what is going on in the country —Obasanjo
Alleged plot to remove Saraki as Senate President: APC, R-APC tango over plan to induce each senator with N50m
Saraki worked to frustrate FG budgets – Lai Mohammed
New insurance industry policy sidelines 40 companies
Igbo need restructuring, not presidency – Nwabueze
APC -led Govt plans to forcefully open NASS, replace Saraki with Adamu, R- APC alleges
APC restates plot to oust Saraki, outlines measures
Linking me with any APC leader is like associating me with armed robbers – Fayose
Senate Crisis: Hold FG, APC responsible for threat to democracy – PDP
Saraki, Tambuwal exit from APC won’t affect Buhari’s re-election – APC spokesman
APC restates plot to oust Saraki, outlines measures
France 2018 World Cup: Falconets eye three points against Germany
Asaba 2018 AAC: Kenya finish ahead of S/Africa, Nigeria
Stallions to face Niger Saturday
Over 200 kids dazzle at Ibadan U-12 Volleyball clinic
Hollywood actor Steven Seagal now Russian envoy
My selling aphrodisiacs doesn’t mean I’m available for testing – Peace Olayemi
MVZE ready to drop new single ‘By Your Side’
MTN Pulse House Party : Falz, DJ Spinall surprise lucky fan with house gig
Jennifer Lopez to receive Michael Jackson video award at MTV VMAS
Man allegedly stabs guest to death at mother-in-law’s burial ceremony
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant
There’s need to review listing fees – CEO, Magnartis Finance
Oil steady after G20 warns of risks to growth


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