News Headlines Aug 13, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 13, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu
Comand returns N100,000 bribe to contractor, detains cops
ASUU-FG faceoff: Government re-negotiation team backs Babalakin
Igbo don’t know how to honour their own – Okorocha
Gunmen ambush, kill four policemen in Kaduna
Adeleke varsity alleges plan to demolish school
Youths attack 32-year-old pastor over death of lover
I can beat Wilder and Joshua on the same night —Fury
I stole car to raise money for marriage —Suspect
I would get fined if I opened up on United —Pogba
Obiano’s aide found dead in his roo
Defection: Why denialism won’t salvage APC
EFCC slams President’s aide for linking it to Saraki
By-elections: Kogi, Katsina PDP reject results as APC wins in three states
Lagos light rail to begin operation in 2022
Suspected thief dies while escaping arrest
Robbers tie okada rider to tree, smash his head with stone
Gunmen ambush, kill four policemen in Kaduna
Robbers tie okada rider to tree, smash his head with stone
Farmer punches lover’s mother to death in Ondo
600 loan applicants demand refund of deposits from bank
Fielding one candidate’ll reduce INEC’s budget – Commissioner
Adeleke, others promise to stop half salaries, pensions
Election worker killed in tense Mali presidential run-off vote
APC candidate beats ex-Gov Yuguda, wins Bauchi-South senatorial bye-election
VIDEO: Mob drowns ex-Gov Rabiu Kwankwaso in shouts of ‘Sai Baba’ at airport
Sack fifth columnists, subversive elements in govt, APC chieftain tells Buhari
If I run for presidency, only in Igbo land will I suffer opposition —Okorocha
Lagos light rail to begin operation in 2022
Nigerian banks’ll collapse if power firms fail – Discos
Should you withdraw cash with credit card?
SEC extends multiple subscription deadline to December 31
FG wants innovative funding for satellites acquisition
The name’s Idris: actor Elba fuels Bond speculation
My Feature Davido song, not a publicity stunt –X-Lyte
Meet Nollywood’s skin-lightening cream merchants
I wasn’t surprised when I saw acid threat post on Cee-C, says Alex
I discovered Lil Kesh –Viktoh
DSS: Will Buhari appoint Daura’s successor from his ‘backyard’ again?
FG wants innovative funding for satellites acquisition
Six apps to help students, parents with homework
Jumia CEO to lead global digital economy discourse
Content marketing outsourcing tips
Editorial: Electricity crisis: Time for new beginning
Leave the legislature to flourish
The people Buhari, Tinubu, Saraki, Akpabio should emulate
2018 Budget: Of inherent mischief and financial recklessness
When your partner loves your child more


You Lack Numerical Strength to Remove Saraki, PDP Senators Tell APC Caucus
Bandits Kill Five Policemen in Kaduna, Delta
NHRC Lauds New DSS Boss over Pledge to Review Unlawful Detentions
CSO Drags Daura to EFCC over Alleged Foreign Accounts
Buhari’s Strategists Worry over Crisis in South-east APC
Lagos, French Multinational Sign MoU to Complete Light Rail Project –Passenger operation to begin 2022
Former State PDP Chairman, 10,000 Supporters Defect to APC in Sokoto…
Confusion as Arik Fails to Airlift PH Passengers
Oyo 2019: Olaosebikan Declares for Governorship
CSO Drags Daura to EFCC over Alleged Foreign Accounts
Focus on Development of Northern Region, Fulani Group Tells Buhari
Abiante Raises the Alarm over Threat to ‘Fragile’ Peace in N’Delta
APC Wins Bauchi By-election
We are Not Working for Saraki, EFCC Replies Presidential Aide
BOI Partners Fidelity Bank, Ford Foundation on Aba Leather Cluster
AOS Orwell Announces Appointments
Embrace Life Insurance, Adeosun Tells Nigerians
NSIA Transfers $417m to NBET
Buhari’s Strategists Worry over Crisis in South-east APC
Former State PDP Chairman, 10,000 Supporters Defect to APC in Sokoto…
Oyo 2019: Olaosebikan Declares for Governorship
U-20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Falconets in Decisive Clash with China for Q’final Ticket
… Dalung Baits Falconets with $10,000 Cash Incentive
Quadri Emerges First Nigerian to Win ITTF Nigeria Open
Ronaldo Scores in Juventus v Juventus B Match
Golf: Lassa Wins Coca-Cola Tourney, Heads for Mauritius Open
Cutting-edge Technology on Offer in LaLiga New Season
Professionalism In Public Office: Weighty and Solemn Considerations of Muiz Banire, SAN,

The Nation

2019: INEC budget stuck as Senate won’t reconvene
Banks review foreign currency holdings
FMBN approves rent-to-own housing scheme for workers
APC wins Katsina, Bauchi Senate seats
Four policemen killed in kidnappers’ ambush
Lagos govt partners foreign firm on light rail project
Senate may back out of tomorrow’s resumption
PDP raises alarm over alleged plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu
Foreign bank accounts: Rights group seeks EFCC’s probe of Daura
How Buhari has been fighting corruption, by APC
Dollar-Yuan interventions and naira’s stability
PDP’s allegations on anti-corruption war baseless, diversionary – APC
Ekiti people in pain over APC’s victory , says Fayose
Unknown gunmen kill Police Corporal in Delta
Aruna Quadri wins 2018 ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open
FUT Minna Lecturer dismissed over sexual harassment
‎ BUK student stabbed by assailant
I could not wish for a better start — Klopp
Pep: Man City will get better
Ronaldo scores in first Juve appearance
Lewandowski’s hat-trick fires Bayern to Super Cup
Aruna Quadri wins 2018 ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open
Falconets get $2,000 each ahead China clash
Ronaldo scores 8 minutes into Juventus debut
Ogun 2019: APC and challenge of succession
‘How Buhari can successfully tackle insecurity’
Mama Tobi goes wild on Lagos danfo bus
AMVCA 2018: Africa Magic fetes Nollywood stars to cocktail
GEM and COSON partner on intellectual property
Ambode hails Ayangburen for peace in Ikorodu
Social media ‘rapist-robber’ held
Car ‘vandal’ jumps to death fleeing arrest
Apapa Wharf road ready next month
EFCC probes 35 capital market fraud cases
Fed Govt mulls VAT removal on locally produced LPG
How to make ECOWAS trade liberalisation work, by LCCI
Toyota unveils 8th Generation Camry

Daily Trust

Camels dominate Kano rams markets ahead of Sallah
Sunday is Dhul-Hijjah 1st – Sultan
APC floors PDP, other parties to win Bauchi south senatorial bye-election
Shi’ites, threat to national security – Islamic scholars
PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu
Table Tennis: Quadri wins first Nigeria Open
‘EFCC not part of any Saraki script
’Man, 39 ‘killed’ 60-year-old sister over witchcraft
INEC declares APC Haruna Isah winner of Lokoja/Kogi bye-election
First phase of Lagos light rail operational in 2022
Eid-el-Kabir to hold August 21
Bandits kill four policemen in Kaduna
Lack of fund threatens budget implementation
Suicide bombers kill 10 in Madagali
‘21st Century Technologies now most certified data centre in Africa’
Satellites could be hacked, expert warns
Cyber criminals now use messaging apps to harvest data – FBI
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unveiled
‘How Diaspora City’ll bridge housing deficit’
Community leaders blame Delta govt for death of traditional ruler
8-year-old girl battered with razor by aunt in Kaduna
2019: Politicians should declare certificates — Natasha
PDP stakeholders demand cancellation of Kogi bye-election
Manchester City beat Arsenal at Emirates
Ronaldo hospitalised in Ibiza with pneumonia – media report
Plateau govt to provide enabling environment for investors
Kaduna govt holds town hall meeting on N155billion budget for 2019
US aircraft theft: Expert urges background checks on airport personnel
We’II soon end fake vehicle documentation – DRTS
FCT minister solicits police support on security
‘My brother-in-law wants to share bed with me’
Senate and matters arising
Editorial: Welcoming the Patients’ Bill of Rights
Eat Ofada rice to boost food security, Amosun charges Nigerians

The Guardian

Sanusi warns politicians on exploitation of religion
Political turbulence triggers more equity slump
Nigeria’s unending ‘hypocritical’ economic diversification
PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu
Monopoly, bureaucracy inimical to Nigeria’s growth, says Osinbajo
Retired military officers condemn unending insurgency in Nigeria
Sell your agenda, not why I left ruling party, Ortom tells Lawani
APC wins Katsina, Bauchi, Kogi National Assembly by-elections
National Assembly to address transparency in oil sector with parliamentary forum
It’s crunch time for Falconets as China comes calling
At last, Quadri wins Lagos ITTF Challenge
De Ja vu! City spoil`’s Arsenal debut as Liverpool thrash West Ham
Erico warns NFF against underrating Seychelles
Giwa-led board sacks NFF General Secretary Sanusi
Ujiri tops list of coaches for Giants of Africa Nigerian camp
SEC’s double standards and investors’ waning confidence
Government appeals for adoption of life insurance
‘Nigerian capital market has great potentials’
Stock market index dips by 2.89% in five trading days
Editorial: The threat to democracy
Polezni durak: A useful fool
The paradox of representation in Nigeria
Rain that beats the eagle makes it glow
As DISCOs throw in the towel
‘Why we advocated part-time legislature, restructuring’
Northern, Southern elders caution against derailment of democracy
Groups urge peaceful co-existence of religious bodies ahead of 2019 election
I won’t step down for Gabriel Suswam in Benue senatorial poll, says Gemade


Osun 2018: I’ll stop payment of modulated salary to workers — Adeleke
Ex-Kwara PDP chairman’s kinsmen pledge allegiance to Saraki
PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu
Farmer kills mother-in-law over son’s custody in Ondo
Inexperienced politicians cause for Nigerians woes — Bafaraw
2019: Commissioner holds rally for Ambode, tasks Lagosians to return him
Osun 2018: No reasonable govt should owe its workforce salary — AP guber candidate
I’ll develop human capital development for greater Ogun — Governorship aspirant
SDP to Mobilise Grassroots for 2019
LASG seals partnership with foreign firm on light rail project
Apapa Wharf road ready in September — NPA MD
Forex: CBN injects $327m, CNY 69m into Retail SMIS


Corporate Earnings Growth Rate Slows Down, Dents Economic Recovery Reports
Arrest Warrant: A-Court Sets Up Panel To Hear INEC Boss’ Appeal
4 Policemen Killed In Crossfire With Kaduna ‘Bandits’
Nigeria World’s Leading Breeder Of Poverty
Nigerians Are Tired Of Blame Game, PDP Replies APC
Enhancing Investment For Industrialisation In Edo State
CSO Drags Daura To EFCC Over Alleged Foreign Accounts
FIFA U-20 WWC: Falconets In Make Or Mar Clash Against China
Insurance Is The Safest Form Of Risk Transfer Mechanism -Ilori
Road Decongestion: LASG, Firm Partner On Light Rail Project
ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open: Quadri Makes Historic Triumph
Using Direct Debit To Facilitate Your Business
Troost-Ekong Happy To Score Against Fenerbache
NASS Invasion: Afenifere, NEF, PANDEF, Ohanaeze, Middle Belt Demand Judiciary Probe
New Banks Must Target Unmet Needs To Avoid Struggling — Ayeye
Nigeria: Between Re-Federalisation And Disintegration (2)
The Lagos Monument Sculptures Could Have Been Better – Barry
2019: Politicians should sign peace pacts against use of youth for violence – Sanusi
Ibori, Uduaghan, Okowa rekindle accord at Senator Osakwe’s birthday
2m Nigerians to get collateral free loans
Oshiomhole, APC mobilizing Senators, plans impeachment of Saraki, R-APC alleges
UN warns over tensions in Nigeria, others
How are the mighty fallen!
Obasanjo awarded oil blocks for sex, says Wole Soyinka
Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, calling former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a degenerate, liar, predator and sadist,…
Ekiti poll Tribunal: We’ll reclaim our mandate, Fayose assures supporters
Saraki can’t declare Akpabio’s seat vacant, APC replies R-APC
EFCC now APC’s strike squad, law court against political opponents – Benue govt.
Breaking: Tambuwal dumps PDP, leads 10,000 to APC
Aina, Bakayoko arrive Italy to complete transfers
Egypt fans hope for more Salah magic as season starts
Nollywood confession: I have been to hell and back – Chinedu Bernards
Confession of South African blogger who’s obsessed with flaunting boobs
Why we are supporting Osun Osogbo – MTN’s Adebiyi


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