News Headlines Aug 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Bricklayer breaks into Oyo govt house, steals police property
Ex-deputy gov, APC chieftain disagree over Akpabio’s electoral worth
World Cup: Falconets break Chinese hearts, face Spain in quarter finals
Senators sue AGF, DSS, police for alleged plot to remove Saraki
37 corpers escape death in Ogun auto crash
Barca insist on Pogba
Lecturer remanded for allegedly defiling housemaid, 13
Lagos electrician drops suicide note, disappears from home
Electricity generation drops to 2,684MW
Ex-deputy gov, APC chieftain disagree over Akpabio’s electoral worth
World Cup: Falconets break Chinese hearts, face Spain in quarter finals
Housewife brutalises girl for taunting her about barrenness
NASS crisis: Obasanjo, Saraki in closed-door meeting
We didn’t find N21bn, weapons in Daura’s house – DSS
Meter supply is Discos’ responsibility, says FG
‘Declare if you want to liquidate LAUTECH’
Shakira celebrates Pique retirement on Instagram
2019 polls budget: National Assembly never agreed to reconvene on Tuesday, says Rep
Blind graduates demand jobs, block Imo govt house
Fake UI Prof nabbed in Oyo
Septuagenarian tortures teenager over missing N1,000
NAF gunships kill bandits in Zamfara forests
Contractor demolishes five ongoing projects, says he’s being owed
NASS crisis: Obasanjo, Saraki in closed-door meeting
Buhari will win 2019 election, Presidency boasts
Don’t engage youths in election violence, Sanusi tells politicians
2019: Makarfi vows to restructure Nigeria, tackle insecurity as President
ADC urges Oyo citizens to get PVC before deadline
Court restrains new Benue Speaker, others from parading selves, sitting
I won’t leave PDP if I lose its presidential ticket, Bafarawa vows
Nigeria, two others push OPEC oil output higher
Air Peace plans mini-hubs in Kaduna, others
Operating surplus: FRC proposes expansion of MDAs’ list
Fidelity Bank, BoI unveil lending scheme for manufacturers
Woods returns to top 30
I’m left-footed but shoot better with my right –Dembele
I would have left Chelsea — Willian
African, Caribbean, Pacific Rim countries seek 200 professors from Nigeria
UI gets six TETFUND projects worth N5.6bn
Leadership is education system’s biggest challenge, not funding –OAU VC
Bowen University appoints Ogunwole as new vice-chancellor
Al-Makura inaugurates NASPOLY hostels
Nigerian singer Emma Nyra welcomes set of twins
Lagos: When waste challenges a mega city
Nigeria to represent Africa at Cyberlympics
Four million apps leak data to Internet – Report
21st Century Technologies secures MTCS certification
Microsoft introduces Kaizala Pro
Editorial: Funding of banditry by politicians
Party switching in international perspectives
So who ordered Benue House invasion?
Nigerian youths’ pathetic work culture
Implementing Nigeria’s Patients’ Bill of Rights


Again, Buhari Declines Assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill
DSS, Police, AGF, Others Sued over Moves to Remove Saraki
26 Industrial Consumers Ask for Direct Supply from Gencos•Discos must meter consumers, FG insists
You Are Behaving Like Militants, Presidency Tells PDP
Concern Mounts over SEC’s Failure to Publish Accounts
Ozekhome: Constitution Requires 73 Senators to Remove Saraki
Video of Cash Found in Daura’s Home Fake, Says DSS
Saraki Visits Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Keeps Mum over Meeting
Benue Assembly Crisis Deepens as Court Restrains New Speaker from Presiding
Benin Disco Decries Instability of National Grid
NNPC Targets 15,000MW Gas-based Power Generation in Three Years
Setraco Shareholders, Directors at War over Control of Company
Why SNEPCo Supply Base Must Remain in N’Delta
Ending the Menace of Gas Flaring
Expert Urges NLNG to Sell First Train 7 Volumes in 2022
A Senator’s Thoughts on Good Governance
Edosomwan: For Nigeria, Progress Begins With Me
FIFA to Ban Ghana over Government Court Case against GFA
Remita Cup: FCMB, First Bank, Others Hit S’finals
Dauragate and the Shame of a Nation

The Nation

Senators, Reps sitting off amid growing suspicion
OPEC output rises on Nigeria, Kuwait supplies
Bauchi, Katsina, Kogi: APC waxing stronger, says Presidency
Saraki asks court to restrain AGF, IG, others from ‘unlawfully’ removing him
Truce as Olubadan, other obas meet at palace
2M Nigerians to get collateral free loans
Defection: What difference can Dogara make?
Video of cash recovery, items in Daura’s home fake, says DSS
Benue: Prove your claims, Ortom challenges Oshiomhole
Saraki meets Obasanjo in Abeokuta
APC senators meet as Saraki, Dogara weigh options
To declare my seat vacant, Saraki’s must be declared vacant, says Akpabio
Apologise for National Assembly invasion, says Okonkwo
Umahi gives NYSC N400m
Magu: EFCC has secured over 150 convictions this year
Late goal sends Falconets to quarter-finals
IHF TROPHY: Double victory for Team Nigeria
France 2018: Ajibade’s goal sends Falconets to Q/finals
France 2018: Nigeria advance to Quarter-Finals
Cameroon legend Samuel Eto sets 2020 retirement date
2019: Oyo senators face second term hurdles
Lagos APC youth leader urges youths to collect their PVCs
‘PDP returnees are prodigal sons’
Mama Tobi goes wild on Lagos danfo bus
AMVCA 2018: Africa Magic fetes Nollywood stars to cocktail
GEM and COSON partner on intellectual property
Crime on the rise
Osinbajo’s sledgehammer
Minister inaugurates erosion control projects
Man, 71, batters grandson for ‘stealing N1000’
Handle pilgrims with respect, Ambode tells hajj officials
Dismissed soldier, two others held for diesel ‘theft’
Sign language posters for hospitals, police stations, others
Osinbajo to launch technology-based classroom in Abuja
Awaiting new Lagos buses
Enhancing local aircraft maintenance capacity
‘We shall begin test run in October’
Farmers blame Fed Govt for high cost of local rice

Daily Trust

Air Force kills many bandits in Zamfara forests
NNPC, Seplat sign pacts for more gas by 2020
Ghana’s $84m oil money goes ‘missing’
Appeal Court halts arrest of INEC boss Yakubu
Northern governors sack NNDC management
Shehu Sani reacts to troops revolt at Maiduguri airport
NASS invasion: DSS and enemies of the State
Celebrating excellence
Restructuring the Nigeria Senate
EFCC’s missteps over Benue accounts
Why N/Assembly shelved resumption
Saraki keeps mum after two-hour meeting with Obasanjo
INEC lacks capacity to conduct free and fair general elections in 2019 – PDP
Peace Corps urges Buhari to sign bill
We will resist plans to impeach Saraki – Group
Kwarans are excited about Saraki’s exit – Lai Mohammed
Alleged plan to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu frivolous – APC
NASS by-election victories endorsement of Buhari – APC
Fury dismisses fitness concerns before Pianeta
Balotelli nears ‘complicated’ Nice exit.
Niger gov charges Nigerian team to win 2018 SATUC World Cup
Air Peace begins Kaduna flights
Azman committed to Nigeria’s GDP growth – President
Lawyers urge Nigerians to rise against DSTV rates
Osun community assures of hitch-free traffic during Sallah
Lagos airlifts 2,000 pilgrims for 2018 Hajj exercise
‘Assassins collected handsets, car key before killing Ojo’
Celebrating excellence
SOBs of Presidents
INDONESIA: Lombok earthquake death toll passes 430
TUNISIA: President proposes inheritance equality for women
Editorial: EFCC’s missteps over Benue accounts
Students protest nonpayment of lecturers salary in Ilorin.
Cyber criminals now use messaging apps to harvest data – FBI
Kaduna LGA workers advised to embrace govt trainings
Ambode kick-starts leadership training for workers
Lawyer clarifies court order on dismissed pastor
‘How Diaspora City’ll bridge housing deficit’
Justify your competence on project execution, COREN tells engineers

The Sun

Falconets break China jinx, face Spain in quarterfinals
Again, APC senators in crucial meeting with Oshiomhole
PDP senators go to court
Saraki visits Obasanjo, keeps mum on NASS reconvening date
2019: It’ll be Buhari/Osinbajo joint-ticket – Presidency
EFCC doesn’t witch-hunt – Magu
SANs, others raise Saraki’s hope on 2/3 majority
DSS dismisses alleged video of recoveries at Daura’s residence
NAF fighter jet bombs insurgents’ stronghold, kills scores in Zamfara
Gas: NNPC, Seplat to deliver 3.4bn scf per day
Again, APC senators in crucial meeting with Oshiomhole
• As NASS aborts reconvening
PDP senators go to court
– PDP Senators seek order to stop Saraki’s impeachment
NASS invasion: Security agents should shed military mentality, embrace democracy tenets – Sani, ACF scribe
… Says defection may be a blessing in disguise for APC, PDP
Delta North: Nwaoboshi, Nwoko’s two-horse race
Harnessing new opportunities in flared gas with NGFCP
Why maritime sector needs intervention fund, says Peterside
France 2018: Falconets set up Spain q/finals clash
Ahmed Musa scores debut goal for Al Nassr
Moses confident of starting X1 against Arsenal
Trump berates sacked aide for releasing recorded tape showing he’s ‘puppet’
Before Zimbabwe slides into civil war
EDITORIAL: The World Bank, IMF warning against excessive borrowing
Super highway, super headache
How UNICEF boosts girl-child education in northern Nigeria
Hitting academic research target
Mainstreaming gender and child issues in health care
Excellence in technological skills
The amazons are coming


Tension mounts as National Assembly shelves special sitting
FIRS agrees to refund $2m, other tax overpayments in Arco, GE saga
Saraki has never acted in national interest, says Oshiomhole
Presidency urges National Assembly to concentrate on issues of national interest
INEC plans to check vote-buying, lauds ECES on credible polls
Group targets 10,000 climate-smart agribusiness farms by 2020
Southwest PDP cautions against arrest of Saraki, Ekweremadu
DSS denies alleged recovery of N21b from Duara’s house by EFCC
Government to exploit herbs for healthcare, economic development
Falconets hold China, hit quarter final
No group except CAF, FIFA recognised NFF can sack me, says scribe Sanusi
Courtois, Vinicius in as Real Madrid begin life without Ronaldo against Atletico
Is the Ronaldo-Messi Ballon D’Or Duopoly Finally Over?
Cycling Lagos organises tour of competition route
TREM explains decision to train youngsters on basics of football
Four Must-See Places In Seoul
MINISO Nigeria plans 45% local content by 2020, online platform targets consumers’ satisfaction
Mines secures $13m to grow emerging markets’ digital credit platform
Foreign investors exit, uncertainties drag NSE’s indices further by N13b
Editorial: DSS, democracy and the rule of law
The evolution of English democracy
Ogoni clean-up is well on track
Obasanjo’s lecture on ethics: An assault on the future
The amazons are coming
Siege, plot against democracy
Leaders are responsible for crises in parties, says UAC
African history is happening now!
Leadership crisis threatens Federal Character Commission
Group seeks law to strip defectors of their seats


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