News Headlines Aug 15, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 15, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Saraki will be lawfully and democratically impeached – Oshiomhole
Supplementary budget: Saraki, Dogara explain delay
Obasanjo can’t tell us who to vote for – Tinubu
Shakeup looms at DSS as Buhari decides acting DG’s fate
Minimum wage: SSAUTHRIAI proposes N100,000 monthly
Police nab two traffic robbers for snatching lady’s bag
Cleaner steals company’s products to pay wife’s medical bill
Lawmakers can sit anywhere in Benue, Speaker replies court
Lagos, Ibadan traders flood Katsina to buy Sallah rams
What to know about dormant, inactive bank accounts
USA, UK not pressuring Buhari to drop second term bid – Presidency
INEC okays 91 parties for 2019 polls, disqualifies 121
Osun: We’ll dismantle APC rigging machine, PDP vows
I have nightmares every night, says boat accident survivor
Transport union factions clash in Ekiti over leadership rivalry
By-election results pointers to presidential poll outcome – SGF
Man serving life sentence begins Master’s programme
Shakeup looms at DSS as Buhari decides acting DG’s fate
I didn’t write new letter to Saraki, says Edwin Clark
Suspected kidnapper who took tramadol dies in police custody
Obasanjo is part of challenges we’re facing in Nigeria…
I collected N15,000, says vigilante who trafficked schoolgirl to Burkina Faso
Driver crushes LASTMA officer, flees to Ghana
2019: I’m qualified, not desperate to be President, says Atiku
Dankwanbo holds closed-door meeting with Obasanjo
Oyetola urges Osun residents to collect PVCs
Digital marketing training’ll enhance employment – Academy
Excitement as Toyota unveils new generation Camry in Lagos
NNPC, investors to relocate refinery from Turkey to Nigeria
Nigeria borrows N2.75tn in one year
Ronaldo leaves clinic
Onigbinide, Taribo back FIFA as suspension looms
Okagbare, Amusan, Enekwechi for Continental Cup
GCLT renamed Lagos Open tennis
Former champs Wawrinka, Kuznetsova get US Open wildcards
Simeone believes emotion can decide Atletico’s Super Cup clash with Real Madrid
Bountiful feast as Heritage Africa opens in Abuja
Artistes need opt-out clauses in contracts they sign —Oguamanam
Wizkid is Africa’s hottest pop star, says Vogue magazine
Wearing of boxers could improve sperm count
Researchers warn against excessive exercise
MDCAN seeks cooperation with health workers
Cardiovascular disorders are caused by excess fat — Don
Nigerian consultants to inaugurate faculty in The Gambia
How to set up a VPN on a Chromebook
Four million apps leak data to Internet – Report
Editorial: Buhari and ECOWAS security challenges
Why politicians are not worth dying for!
Blurring of legislative conventions
Illegality of some Nigerian customary practices
Tackling scourge of human trafficking


Presidency: Buhari Vetoed Electoral Amendment Act Bill to Prevent Constitutional Infraction
Saraki, Dogara: No Basis to Reconvene N’Assembly
Lagos Ranked World’s Third Worst City to Live in
INEC Registers 23 New Political Parties, Extends CVR Exercise
Nigeria’s Total Debt Hits N22.37tn in June
Osinbajo Orders IG to Overhaul SARS
Tinubu: Obasanjo Can’t Stop Buhari in 2019
Lagos Ranked World’s Third Worst City to Live In
Experts Urge CBN to Support Drive for Rural Access to Power
A Defectors’ Walk of Fame
Finalists in Fintech Challenge Emerge
Letting Fraud and Imposter Syndrome Destroy Your Career
Ethiopian Airlines Not Favoured to Manage Nigeria Air, Says FG
NNPC Seeks to Dominate Africa’s Oil Market
Olanrewaju: DBN Funds Has Kept MFBs Afloat
Notore: A Future Stock
Anambra: Living in Fear of Extra-judicial Killings
Obasanjo’s Mission to Curb Capital Flight
Utaka Foundation Team Hits 2018 SATUC World Cup Final
Mandzukic Calls Time on International Career
OAU Blames Non-Accreditation of Law, Dentistry, Others on NUC
How Acquiring Research Innovation Patent will Impact Society
Sustaining the Education Tempo in Niger Delta Varsity
Boko Haram’s Intellectual Challenge
Editorial: Tech-U Emerges First Technical Varsity

The Nation

Anger over Saraki’s refusal to recall National Assembly
Lagos APC for direct primary
Report: Banking access lowest in Northeast, Southeast
Osinbajo orders SARS’ overhaul
Electricity workers threaten to shut power, demand sack of MD
INEC to announce elections programme on Friday
Nigerian leaders should emulate Ayade, says Turaki
By-elections: Are results signposts to 2019?
CAN declares three-day prayer nationwide
IGP collapses SARS teams, renames unit FSARS
Prominent Nigerians celebrate Odili at 70
Uber driver refuses to ‘pay prostitute N6000 fee’
Lecturer remanded for alleged rape
Protecting electricity consumers’ right under the law
Saraki’s action is high treason, says APC
Spectranet rewards final batch of World Cup Promo winners
Chelsea’s Bakayoko joins AC Milan
How I manage my horny feeling, by female rapper
Belgian duo MVZE drop ‘By Your Side’
Aramide drops ‘Amaka’ cover
‘Otedola bridge fire victims’ identification was handled by Lagos DNA centre’
Police arrest two traffic ‘robbers’
Africans urged to ensure conflict free continent
Youths shatter silence around FGM on UN Youth Day
ASUU raises alarm of LAUTECH facing imminent collapse
Osinbajo to launch technology-based classroom in Abuja
Electricity workers threaten to shut power, demand sack of MD
SIFAX Group to build dry Port in Gambia
NCAA’s approval for line maintenance, says firm
Fed Govt’s N701b cash increases generation by 3,000Mw

The Sun

FG borrows N410bn locally to fund 2018 budget
Osinbajo orders overhaul of SARS
• Directs probe of alleged rights violations of the squad
2019: Why Buhari’ll win – Presidency
APC senators, NWC declare war on Saraki
INEC budget: Why National Assembly can’t reconvene – Saraki, Dogara
2019: I’m not desperate to be president – Atiku
Arrest warrant on INEC chairman still stands, judge insists
INEC registers 23 new political parties
Insecurity, 2019 elections: CAN declares 3 days prayer for Nigeria
Borno presents N5m cheque to highest JAMB scorer
Court restrains Kwara Assembly from suspending, probing APC member
Bauchi senatorial by-election: Go to court if you want, Gov Abubakar tells PDP
2019: I’m not desperate to be president – Atiku
“I am not desperate and if I were desperate, I would have taken the presidency in 2003….
Delta North: Ned Nwoko and Nwaoboshi’s two-horse race
Buhari govt has failed Nigerians –Jerry Gana
Nigerians are tired of the APC and SDP is the alternative, SDP will win, govern well, unify…
NBS says price of diesel dropped in July
More funds available for lending to private sector with redemption of NTBs-DMO
Osimhen set for Club Brugge move
Real Valladolid targets Okaka
Tyson Fury challenges Wilder
Kenya launches modern diagnostics lab to boost HIV testing
President Ramaphosa proposes new sovereign wealth fund, party officials say
2019 elections: How APC candidates’ll emerge – Tinubu
2019: Gov. Dickson urges corps members to support INEC to achieve credible elections
EDITORIAL: The drowned corps members
Abuja evil forest
FES peace dialogue and security in W/Africa
If I were Saraki…
Like Nostradamus, I saw today (3)

Daily Trust

Electoral bill still awaiting Buhari’s assent – Enang
Why we need more external debt – FG
IGP overhauls SARS after Osinbajo’s order
INEC registers 23 more political parties
Cholera kills 28 in Kano
Why we need more external debt – FG
How governors spent N2trn on Nigerian police
Forex: Wholesale market, others get $210m CBN boost
I am not desperate to be President, says Atiku
Why we resisted name change for PDP – Lamido
2019: Obasanjo, defections can’t stop Buhari – Tinubu
Bauchi South: ‘Dogara would have been defeated if it were a general election
I would ‘ve been president in 2003 if I were desperate – Atiku
Gombe urges implementation of congress resolution
Garba tips Falconets to beat Span in quarter-finals
CAA picks 9 Nigerians, 68 others for IAAF Continental Cup
Forex: Wholesale market, others get $210m CBN boost
FMBN invests N197bn on 26,000 housing units, others
Content board wants refineries listed on stock exchange
How the new overhauled SARS will operate – IGP
#EndSARS: 5 directives Osinbajo gave
#EndSARS: Why Osinbajo ordered the overhaul of SARS
Nigerians urged not to take politics as ‘do- or- die’
Osun community assures of hitch-free traffic during Sallah
The Lawal Daura saga
Celebrating excellence
The fall guy and other villains
Naija’s litany of ‘not my portion’ problems
NSITF: Beyond the headlines
CAMEROON: Govt admits soldiers were arrested over execution video.
ECUADOR: Bus crash outside Quito kills 24
UNITED STATES: Trump campaign takes legal action against ex-aide Omarosa
Editorial: Drowning of 9 NYSC members
Snakes and scorpions on the farm can’t stop Abuja farmers
BREAKING: How Kwankwaso stashed Kano’s $1million in Ukraine — Ganduje
ASUU wants immediate review of LAUTECH tuition fees
China replenishes 30 rivers through water diversion project
Violation of biosafety guidelines attracts 5yrs imprisonment

The Guardian

Lagos All Progressives Congress opts for direct primary for 2019 elections
APC lawmakers set for Saraki’s impeachment
Danjuma sure Falconets will reach U-20 Women World Cup final
‘No bribe will make 22 Benue lawmakers to work against the state’
Global survey ranks Lagos third least liveable city
Why FG created alternative funding for exporters of non-oil products, by NEPC
925 trades are hard to fill in Nigeria’s labour market, says ITF
Osinbajo orders overhaul of police anti-robbery squad, SARS
Shiites allege fresh plot to kill El-Zakzaky
FCMB, First Bank, Friesland, Leadway make Remita Cup semifinals in Lagos
LaLiga’s new season brings passion, excitement with every heartbeat
Diogu blames conflicting schedule for 2015 D’Tigers stars’ absence
Lagos secures five slots for National Youth Games
Delta lists gains of Asaba 2018 African Athletics Championship
Don’t allow Spain’s pedigree frighten you, Etim Esin tells Falconets
22 fuel-laden vessels berth Apapa ports this week
‘Importation of sub-standard Asian steel threatening local manufacturers’ survival’
Food, beverage firm exposes 2,301 consumers to its production processes
Tanker vessels face worst moment as trade war lingers
Editorial: To make school-feeding policy significant
The power of precedents
African history is happening now!
Saraki, DSS, police and the rule of law
Political party defections in Nigeria
Nigeria’s democracy and clouds of uncertainty
E-cigarettes: A forward-thinking response to old challenges
No pressure on Buhari to drop second term bid – Presidency
APC accuse Saraki of treason against Nigerian Government
Regulator mulls adjustment in ITR, LTR to tackle call masking menace
FG partners Chinese firm on smart classrooms, digital education
‘Limited infrastructure putting pressure on QoS’
How data reference technology aids credit applications
Minister advocates review of pharmacy curriculum


INEC Budget: Angst Over 2019 Polls As NASS Backtracks
No Foreign Pressure On PMB To Drop 2nd Term Bid – Presidency
Nigeria’s Debt Rises To N22.4trn In 6 Months
White House Unrest Deepens After Omarosa Released Tapes
Gov. Tambuwal Promises To Pay Workers’ Salaries Before Eid-El-Kabir
Odili Finds New Love At 70
2019: Obasanjo, Defections Can’t Stop Buhari – Tinubu
Why We Will Not Change Name Of PDP –Sule Lamido
Gov Bello And The Shark-infested Waters Of Kogi Politics
Remain Apolitical, Loyal To Constituted Authority, Buratai Charges Soldiers
Godfatherism, Bane Of Nigeria’s Political Development –
ADUN To Spearhead Careers In Emerging Fields, Says CNS
Biotechnology: NBMA, Stakeholders Review Guidelines
Ilorin Aviation College Gets New Rector
Forex: Wholesale Market, Others Get $210m CBN Boost
NNPC To Establish 2 Additional Refineries In Warri, Port Harcourt
2019: Youths Drum Support For Adamawa Dep Speaker
Edo APC Leader Appeals To Members Not To Dump Party
APC Will Sack Wike In 2019 – Peterside
Rivers: APC Faction Demands Arrest Of Flag-Amachree Over Vandalisation Of Secretariat
2018 SATUC World Cup: Dalung Lauds Team Utaka Foundation Qualification For Final
FIFA says Nigeria, Ghana Risk Being Suspended over Federation Leadership Crisis
o‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Gravely Ill
EDITORIAL: Nigerian Army And The Price Of Success
Seiyefa Appointment Rebirth Of Nigeria’s National Security – NYN
Mainstreaming Gender And Child Issues In Health Care
Westminster Car Crash: Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Terror Offences


Car Theft: How A Fake Seminarian Was Caught In The Act
Buhari’ll Contest And Win, Irrespective Of Vocal Minority – Presidency
Messi Skips Argentina Friendlies, Future In Doubt
Keystone Bank : Emerging Whiz-Kid On The Banking Block
‘Corps Members Deployed To Schools To Support Masari’s Educational Revolution’
Why We’re Conferring Chieftaincy Title On Gov Ganduje—Abia Monarchs
Abia Workers Hungry, Says Former Speaker
On The Gale Of Defections
FG Blames Fake News For National Assembly Crisis
Hackers Break Into Bank’s Database, Siphon Millions Of Naira From Customers’ Accounts
We Cannot Leave APC For Outsiders, Says Edo APC Leader
INEC Budget: No Date Fixed Yet To Reconvene NASS – Saraki, Dogara
Yusuf Scandal: Amiesimaka Wants Press To Press NFF
APPA Seeks Legal Protection For E-Consumers
Handling Nigeria’s Two Million Artisan Miners
Theatrics In The National Assembly: Who Is Guilty Of Sabotage?
Senior Lecturer, Son Rape 13-Year-Old Maid
Hackers break into bank’s database, siphon millions of naira from customers’ accounts
SARS: Osinbajo orders probe of abuses as IG rejigs squad
We’ll deliver for Buhari in 2019 – Ambode
Mounting insecurity, helpless governors: State Police to the rescue?
2019: You can’t speak for Nigerians on PMB’s re-election, Tinubu tells OBJ
After 9 days in coma, tramadol induced kidnapper dies in Ondo
Osinbajo directs IGP to investigate human rights violation by SARS
APC accuses Saraki of ‘High Treason’, says, PDP Planning to Attack our Senators
We need new technologies to address power, metering challenges – Buhari
Buhari strikes again, promises to give 2m Nigerians free loans
Kwankwaso will enter Kano -Spikin
Breaking: Dankwambo visits Obasanjo
Saraki asks Buhari to probe NASS invasion
Lauretta Onochie dramatically explains Saraki’s conversation with Obasanjo
APC govs, senators raising funds towards Saraki’s impeachment – MDG
Saraki: Showdown on hold as NASS fails to reconvene
Breaking: Why National Assembly cannot reconvene – Saraki, Dogara
Olujimi replaces Akpabio as Senate Minority Leader
We’ll declare Saraki, Kwankwaso, Gemade, Melaye, Misau, others’ seats vacant — Akpabio
INEC budget: No date fixed yet to reconvene NASS – Saraki, Dogara
I’ll restructure Nigeria, address insecurity if elected president — Makarfi
Nigerians never asked if Buhari was qualified to make the change – Dankwanbo
PDP vows to resist attempt to rig it out in future elections
I am not desperate to be President, says Atiku
Messi skips Argentina friendlies, future in doubt
AFCON 2019: CAF gives Cameroon go-ahead nod
FIFA U-20 WWC: Ajibade loses goal against China
FIFA Suspension: Act now before it’s too late, Toro, Duamlong tell FG
The nightmare of living with a con man
He ended our marriage on the phone!
My wife was caught by her lover’s spouse!
Should I wait for him to make the first move?
Men too are victims of domestic violence
Vogue magazine affirms Wizkid Africa’s hottest pop-star
Harrysong stole my song- Italy based Nigerian musician, TOA
Concert: Wizkid, Davido pull large crowd in Namibia, New York
‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin ‘gravely ill’: reports
Nollywood why? As Nigerians shift from Senate drama to Nigerian movie industry
Lack of regulation causing recklessness in the maritime industry – Tony Nwabunike
7 fake revenue agents apprehended in Anambra
Our focus is not only on Edo language but also Afemai, Esan languages – Obaseki
APPA seeks legal protection for e-Consumers
Nigerian Households spends N11billion on breastmilk substitutes annually
Lack of regulation causing recklessness in the maritime industry – Tony Nwabunike
Miners demand FG’s attention on human capacity devt


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