News Headlines Aug 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

National Assembly invasion: Saraki, APC Reps demand full probe
Senators planning to impeach Buhari, Tinubu alleges
Govs’ forum tackles EFCC over frozen Benue accounts
Customs seize N2bn contraband in two weeks
Man stabs father, self to death
Police arrest girl, 14, for murder of 71-year-old
Joshua, Wilder will regret not fighting – Lennox Lewis
How Man United can compete for trophies – Sanchez
Hurdles champ killed in car crash, Asaba 2018 LOC mourns
National Assembly invasion: Saraki, APC Reps demand full probe
Chelsea target pays buyout clause
Rufai knocks Ahmed Musa over Saudi move
No going back on Imo gov race, says Madumere
Akpabio, four lawmakers, two commissioners, others defect
Produce INEC boss on Aug 14, court tells IG
Govs’ forum tackles EFCC over frozen Benue accounts
US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations
We didn’t leave APC for selfish reasons ―Kwara gov
Senators planning to impeach Buhari, Tinubu alleges
Friend kills Lagos driver to date girlfriend
Nigerians react to Saraki’s world press conference
Undergraduate buys N1m phones with fake debit alert, flees
I know why Akpabio joined APC, says Uche Secondus
Friend kills Lagos driver to date girlfriend
Police arrest couple for selling baby for N400,000
Rivers boat accident: Remains of drowned children recovered
Man, 78, arraigned for impersonating Olubadan’s aide
Trump claims win in US House race, but Democrat surge looms
US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in Britain
Oyinlola, Omisore’s parties vow to end APC rule in Osun
INEC budget: Senate may reconvene next week, says Yakubu
Vote-buying: INEC may change voting process
Ekiti tribunal gives PDP nod to serve APC, Fayemi through substituted service
PHOTOS: Akpabio officially defects to APC
We need stiffer punishment for those who declare fake election results –Attahiru Jega
Fishing boat capsizes as helmsman dozes off
Customs seize N2bn contraband in two weeks
Operating surplus: Defaulting MDAs may face sanctions
Flutterwave gets CBN approval for USSD
LSETF, UNDP to commence training for unemployed youths
Government policy, funding stall proposed oil refineries
Chelsea target pays buyout clause
Rufai knocks Ahmed Musa over Saudi move
Neymar deal led to record keeper fees – Schmeichel
Dbanj reaffirms love for wife after son’s death in new song
Give your children less sugar during this holiday
NMA, PSN end conflict, vow to work together
Scientists discover link between appendicitis, allergies
‘How magnetic force can be used to manage pain’
Researchers establish dangers in sleeping for long hours
Don canvasses ways to boost drug production
As EFCC’s broom sweeps PDP states
Editorial: Payroll clean-up: Oyo-Ita, make the difference
Fela Durotoye’s one man one-revolution
As Bt Cotton enters Nigerian farms
Issues in the Nigeria power sector
Akpabio’s defection: Memo to fellow Nigerians


Osinbajo Got Buhari’s Consent to Dismiss Daura, Says Presidency
EFCC Freezes Benue, A’Ibom Govt Accounts
FG Approves N17bn Technology to Track Fuel Consumption
Senators Plotting to Impeach Buhari, Tinubu Alleges
Osinbajo, Seiyefa Meet Behind Closed-doors
INEC to Consider Extension of Voters’ Registration Exercise
NCC Blames Delay in 9mobile Sales on Accumulated Debts•Says report on due diligence ready soon
Court Stops Police Interrogation of Saraki over Offa Bank Robbery
CBN Pumps $23.2bn into Forex Market in 17 Months
APC Makes U-Turn, Justifies DSS Siege to N’Assembly
Six Kano Assembly Members Defect to PDP
BoI, GEEP to Boost SMEs With ‘Trader Moni’ Initiative
Eight Edo APC lawmakers Threaten to Defec
Access Bank Introduces WhatsApp Banking
Skye Bank’s Merchant Wins Award
GTBank Posts N109bn Profit, Recommends N8.8bn Interim Dividend
CEO Decries Poor Access to Credit in Nigeria
‘We Don’t Stop Prosecution Because a Suspect Crossed to APC’
‘There’s No One Who Can Match the Electoral Value of Buhari’
Crisis in Delta APC Will be over Soon
Five Decades of Hope for the Blind
Winner Emerges from OVH Energy Prodigy Series Competition
World Bank to Nigeria: Decentralise Funds to Healthcare Facilities
Lagos Community Where Pregnant Women Opt for Unorthodox Antenatal
Ambode Advocates for Exclusive Breastfeeding
Emeritus Professor Okogun Calls for Review Process to Boost Homegrown Drug Production
Ozolua Partners Edo Monarchs on Medication for 271,000 Children and Women
Giwa Faction Invades NFF as DSS Withdraws from Glass House
Falconets in Make or Mar Clash with Hait
Ogba Condoles with Kenya over Death of Former World Champion
ITTF Upgrades Nigeria Open for 2019
Courtois Set for Real Madrid Medical as Kepa Becomes Blues No.1
Modric Returns to Real Madrid Training Amid Doubts over Future
Something Happened!


The Nation

Presidency: PDP aspirants can’t defeat Buhari in 2019
‘No rift in govt over Daura’s sack’
Eight held as Customs seizes codeine syrup, others
National Assembly to reconvene for INEC’s budget
Freezing of Benue govt account unconstitutional, says Yari
Tinubu attacks Obasanjo on letters
Why I defected to APC, by Akpabio
Saraki: promoters of siege on National Assembly are cowards
Akpabio’s defection and future of Akwa Ibom PDP
NNPC chief urges firms to diversify
FEC approves N348.59b for Akwanga-Gombe road
Man seeks divorce from ‘disrespectful wife’
Osun 2018: U.S envoy lauds Aregbesola’s leadership quality
LAUTECH begins two-week warning strike
FIIRO, Anchor varsity partner on entrepreneurship
Students agonise over OAU’s loss of accreditation for Law, others
‘Ethics, morality key to Nigeria’s progress’
The misadventure called Industrial Romance
A scholar’s passionate plea for STEM
Free Wi-Fi excites college students
The other side of education tourism
Let’s all work for humanity
Dalung advises EFCC to beam searchlight on sports
Deportivo La Coruna coach apologises to Uzoho over racist comments
DSS vacates NFF Premises: Giwa board storms glasshouse
Asaba 2018: Kenyan athlete dies in road crash
ITTF upgrades Nigeria Open for 2019
France 2018: Ghana crash out as Netherlands romp to 4-0 win
Abiru: Why I want to succeed Ashafa in Senate
Defectors will fail, says Seriki
‘Support Buhari’s administration’
Kate Henshaw excited by AMAA nomination
BBNaija’s Cee-C gets acid attack threat
Voting for favourite actors, actresses ongoing for AMVCA
How to boost indigenous drug production, by don
‘Early screening vital for hepatitis detection’
The blood, albinism, leaking urinary bladder (1)
Suspected cultists kill driver over girlfriend
Employees picket Ikeja Electric offices
CAC holds 20th anniversary
AGE GRACEFULLY – the over 40’s health column: Dementia – reducing the risk
Experts say tech education way to sustainable growth
LAUTECH begins two-week warning strike
Caleb varsity founder on Intl c’ttee
No compromise on Spirit of Africa award, says LASU VC
NNPC chief urges firms to diversify
Mobile money firm hires payment agents
Theft, sack gale threaten N10b GGW project
First Bank redeems $300m Eurobond, pays bondholders

Daily Trust

Lawmakers to approve N242b for 2019 polls next week
7,800 ad-hoc staff for Katsina polls, with Osinbajo expected
Why I moved to APC — Akpabio
EXCLUSIVE: EFCC set to interrogate sacked DSS boss Daura
Only two-thirds can impeach me, Saraki says
NCC: MTN must list on NSE before May 2019
N/Assembly may approve election budget next week
48-yr-old male arraigned over phone theft
Stop attacking Buhari, women warn Obasanjo
One more body of drowned corps members recovered
FHA to build Diaspora City in 7 states, targets 30 months for Abuja project
Again, IPOB meets Igbo leaders, asks FG to explain Kanu’s whereabout
Chelsea announces Courtois’ departure to Real Madrid
NYSC stops corps members from unauthorized journeys
Nigerian youngsters crash after Nigeria Open first round matches
NFF reconciliation committee goes on break
ITTF upgrades Nigeria Open to Challenge Plus in 2019
Risikat Ramoni, LagosBusiness see more
Agribusiness attracts $375m funding from banks – NIRSAL MD
Hamisu Muhammad
FHA to build Diaspora City in 7 states, targets 30 months for Abuja project
Simon Echewofun Sunday
FEC approves N8bn for scanners at ports
D’banj assures wife of unconditional love despite son’s death
10+1 things Saraki said during World Press Conference
Customs intercepts N10m Indian hemp under tomato, vegetable bags
‘She slept with my close friend, denied me sex’
Reflections on DSS’s siege of National Assembly
Issues in the Nigeria power sector
Bauchi senatorial bye-election: Rebirth of SAK and the game players
IVORY COAST: Ex-first lady freed from jail.
UNITED STATES: Women break records in US mid-term elections
ITALY: Migrant farmers strike after 16 road deaths
Editorial: Abubakar Hashidu (1944-2018)
Jigawa sugar plantation takes off despite resistance
Issues as Nigerian farmers welcome GMO cotton
Onion harvest begins in Katsina

The Sun

The N2.6 trillion loss to crude oil theft
This is not the change we fought for – Saraki
We can’t retreat, surrender – Saraki, Dogara
National Assembly invasion: The morning after
Why I joined APC – Akpabio
Daura to remain under house arrest – Presidency
EFCC’s freezing Benue account illegal – Yari
EFCC freezes Akwa Ibom bank account
2019: Catholic priests, religious leaders barred from endorsing candidates
We want to return home
2019: Ayade tasks Catholic youths on role in politics
Bayelsa gets new CP
Wike urges youths to work for better Nigeria
This is not the change we fought for – Saraki
APC UK backs Osinbajo over removal of Daura
Gov. Emmanuel sacks 2 commissioners linked with Akpabio
Iran: US sanctions complicates MTN’s effort to repatriate 2018 profit
FG to raise stakes in Brass, Olokola LNG
FIRS asks General Electric for proof of $2m tax remittance
Kenyan athlete dies in car crash
Joshua must fight Wilder -Lennox Lewis Chelsea triggers £72m Arrizabalaga clause
Firm launches training centre for undergraduates
Badagry highway: ASPMDA counts losses from gridlock
Wike urges youths to work for better Nigeria
EDITORIAL: The N2.6 trillion loss to crude oil theft
Benefits of breastfeeding for child, mother
How UNICEF initiative rekindled career hope for Zamfara girls
‘Order from above’
Senate presidency and what numbers may say
Osinbajo to the rescue


NASS Reconvenes To Consider Election Budget Next Week
NGF, PDP Kick As EFCC Freezes A’Ibom, Benue Accounts
I Left PDP To Move Nigeria Forward – Akpabio
I Joined APC To Salvage Nigeria – Senator Akpabio
Ivory Coast Ex-first Lady Simone Gbagbo Granted Amnesty
Ex-Chief Protocol Officer To Jonathan Declares For Adamawa Guber Race
Ekiti: Tribunal Orders Substituted Service On Fayemi, Others
Gundiri Declares For Adamawa Guber Race
France 2018: Falconets Battle Haiti To Keep Hope Alive
NBBF Pledges Hitch-free Division 2 Zonal Playoffs
Super Eagles: Rohr To Offer Bordeaux New Signing Opportunity
Adeosun Urges More Revenue Targets For Agencies
As Sirika Returns Nigeria To The Aviation Map
Concrete Road Cheaper, Stronger – Dangote
Assessing National Automotive Industry Devt Plan, 5yrs After
Customs Seize N1.3bn Truckload Of Codeine Syrup, Tramadol In Lagos
INEC Laments Low Collection Of PVCs In Niger
Freezing Of Benue Accounts Unfortunate – Ortom
Obaseki Inspects Ekiosa Market, Promises Improved Business Environment
We Need Political Reforms In Nigeria’
‘Women Should Be Encouraged To Join Politics’
We Won’t Politicise Education In Rivers – Hon Jaja
Nigerian Youths Can Govern This Country Better – Saulawa

The Guardian

APC justifies DSS action, Saraki, others urge probe
It wasn’t about me but Nigeria, says female rep who dared DSS
Pressure on Falconets to beat Haiti as Gift returns
Governors condemn freezing of Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts by EFCC
Employees picket Ikeja Electric offices
Traditional rulers charged to shun partisan politics
Alleged fraudsters nabbed over fake U.S. Dollars
Nigerian female pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia
Customs seizes N1.17 billion codeine syrup in Lagos
Mustapha brothers storm big stage as championship gets Challenge Plus status
TREM’s Free Soccer Clinic begins in Lagos
‘I am happy to write my name in gold on home soil’
First Bank faces Unilever as battle for Remita Champions Cup begins
Anxiety grips NFF staff as DSS vacates Glass House
Chelsea sign goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga
Here Is What Happened On This Day In History
Lagosians React After CPC Shuts Down Kripsy Kreme Donuts
CIBN UK to host international conference on financial regulatory changes
LBS to promote growth in financial inclusion
‘Proposed five per cent credit facility to MSMEs will stimulate economy’
LADOL insists 1% free zone charge is statutory
Editorial: To save Lake Chad
Are you drinking too much?
When is the best time to start working out in pregnancy?
An ailing country in a season of political defections
Is Christopher Okigbo’s star here again with us?
Of treacheries by political mercenaries
Discrimination stoking poverty in Nigeria
‘Demographic advantage of youth would sway next year’s poll’
ADC’s split hampers coalition of parties
Why I quit Peoples Democratic Party, by Akpabio
PDP’s sharing formula that provoked defections, coalition
Strike looms in varsities over ASUU, FG agreement
Moist personal lubricant during intercourse is recommended for married couples
How eating insects reduces risk of chronic diseases
‘Breast milk gives life, capable of preventing any form of sickness’, says Obinwanne
Edo NMA bags award for leadership, accountability

New Telegraph

INEC chair: Judge determined to jail me
Court insists IGP must arrest Yakubu
Sacked DSS boss under house arrest
EFCC freezes Akwa Ibom, Benue govts’ accounts
Godswill Akpabio dumps PDP for APC
2019: Senator Jonah Jang declares for Presidency
Drama as PDP, ADC hold joint rally in Kogi
NASS: APC justifies DSS invasion
Defectors strangled Buhari’s govt for too long –Lai Mohammed
Saraki, Dogara: We’re not desperate for power
Insecurity: Nigerians should hold security agencies responsible – Makarfi
Presidency not for small boys –Daniel
Women U-20 World Cup: Falconets battle Haiti in crunch tie
Defection hits Nasarawa APC as 5,000 members defect to PDP
2019: Jang declares for presidency
Akpabio walking against his people’s will – Secondus
Prove your form against Man United, Leicester boss tells Iheanacho
Customs seizes N1.40bn codeine, tramadol
LASPOTECH guards didn’t beat student, mother–Rector
Couple sells son for N400,000
Hoodlums stone 70-year-old woman to death
Save us from land grabbers, Lagos community cries out
Defectors strangled Buhari’s govt for too long –Lai Mohammed
Only BVN data useful for national database –NIMC
FG to spend N749m on incubation centres
Why Nigeria’s industrialization bid suffers – FES
Facebook: Many troubles of a tech giant
Women U-20 World Cup: Falconets battle Haiti in crunch tie
Chelsea ready for new season –Moses
Lekan Salami Stadium’s tracks in tatters
Ogba condoles with Kenya over death of former world champion
IHS start defense of Remita Cup against FCMB
Guardiola targets Man City dominance
EDITORIAL: New capital base for insurers
Sleeping over 8 hours raises death risk
Tinubu: Obasanjo gave us 16 years darkness with $16bn
2019: 194,835 PVCs not yet collected in Niger
5,000 Zamfara IDPs return home, says force commander
INEC embarks on road-show against PVCs apathy
Globacom boosts customer assistance centres
Smartphone sales down by 1.8% in Q2


BREAKING: Senator Akpabio dumps PDP for APC
NASS invasion: Saraki planned to foist violence over impeachment
Akpabio walking against the tide and will of his people ― Secondus
NASS invasion: Presidency, APC confused, overburdened by guilt ― PDP
Saraki visits IBB, says always happy to be with a father, leader
Improved welfare, our priority – NYSC DG
Buhari gets tower named after him at centenary city
Osun 2018: Former PDP guber aspirant, Durotoye dumps party
Osun 2018: Akinbade remains most qualified among governorship candidates ― Oyinlola
Unfreeze Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts now, PDP tells Buhari
IGP monitoring unit arrests 12 suspects in Rivers
Police arrest robbers, kidnappers of Rev fr, Kogi chief
NIRSAL to stop $22bn raw materials import via smart farming
Seme Customs generate N575m in July
Economic diversification depends on oil, gas sector’s success ― stakeholders
Forte Oil reports N61.8bn revenue in first half 2018
Sharing earphones can lead to ear infection —Experts
How to checkmate unwanted pregnancies, abortions —ANN
Ensure successful implementation of National Health Act —Ogun health commissioner
Makarfi District Head urges community to embrace hygiene, immunisation
Ugwu vegetable more than blood tonic for sickle cell patients — Scientists
FG expresses concern over dilapidation of infrastructure in schools
Physically-challenged orphan abandons begging for education in Kaduna
Experts chart new course for classroom learning
‘Many people still have wrong attitude towards ODL programmes’
EDITORIAL: DSS invasion of the National Assembly
These job losses
If Hillary Clinton is the US president
Meet Titilope, the teenage painter
Understanding the theme of child abuse in Adegbindin’s play, Rage
WORDOC: Tackling gender-based stereotypes


Join In Pursuit Of Better Nigeria, Wike Charges Youths
FES Seeks Labour, Other Stakeholders’ Partnership In Nigeria’s Quest For Industrialisation
Anxiety In Edo Assembly Over Defections
ERGP: SEC Set To Evaluate Implementation Of 10 Year Master Plan
EKITI POLL: Tribunal Gives PDP Nod To Serve Petition On APC, Fayemi
Our Problems As A Country Self Inflicted, Says Anglican Bishop
Security Agencies Should Allow Legislature To Function —Ganduje
Ex-Bayelsa Lawmaker Faults Calls To Terminate Oil Surveillance Contracts
Ijaw Celebrate 20yrs Of Kiama Declaration
Lessons On Marathon Preparation For Entrepreneurs
Delta Monarchs Urge INEC To Extend PVCs Registration
Femi Adesina To Deliver Paper On Election Coverage
Old Boys Decry Admission Racketeering In KC
We Can’t Afford To Lose Any S’West State To Opposition — APC
Blood Bath Averted In Anambra Community, As DSS Officials Clash With Youths
Nigerian Pilgrim Dies In Saudi Arabia
Alleged Contempt: Court Orders IGP To Produce INEC Chairman
Benue accounts: EFCC action‘ll shutdown govt – NGF
Produce Kanu, de-proscribe us for peace to reign—IPOB
A-Ibom govt’s accounts frozen as Akpabio defects to APC
Buhari cleared Osinbajo to fire Daura — Presidency
N242bn budget for 2019 election may be passed by NASS next week – Mahmood
Nigerian engineer, Ogochukwu Efeizomor, turns beggar in Italy
Freezing Benue Account unconstitutional – NGF
PDP happy to donate Godwill Akpabio to APC – PDP BOT Chairman
Seven takeaways from Saraki’s World Press Conference
Who is behind Daura, Ben Bruce quizzes, gives FG 30 days’ ultimatum
Cattle ranching: Fear grips Imo communities over Okorocha’s silence
How dethroned DSS boss, Daura plotted NASS takeover with hooded 100-man strike force
Alliance of parties to sack Buhari, not a PDP show – Falae
Ibori, Okowa, holding me in PDP — Uduaghan
Osun election: How PDP’s reconciliation move broke down
Uzoho not in Ezenwa’s class, says Rufai
Bettors spent $453.4b on 2018 World Cup bets
Save Nigeria football, Clergy tells Osibanjo
Villa chase Success
Court dissolves 20-yr-old marriage over sexual starvation, adulterous lifestyle
He was the only one who turned me on
Ryanne John Lashes introduced all variables in Nigeria, says Maryanne Obichukwu
Dbanj reaffirms love for wife after son’s death in new song
Kardashian relationship with boyfriend Bendjima crashes
Expect no more nude, bikini pictures from me – Kenyan hottie, Vera Sidika
Why it appears Davido bought Instagram followers – Baudex, Instagram expert
‘I went into 419 because I was swindled’
War in the House of God: Members accuse Bishop of polygamy, want him removed
LASU management will not tolerate radicalism from its union leaders — VC


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