News Headlines Aug 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

2019: Saraki mulls presidential bid, promises change
Aregbesola begins payment of full salaries
N189.2bn polls budget: Reps, Senate panels grill INEC chair
Ortom kicks as EFCC demands minutes of Benue State Security Council meetings
Ogun landlord kills self, blames son in suicide note
Two children assaulted by mother rescued
Generator fumes kill five family members in Rivers
Lagos cook killed by unidentified men
Police arrest 28 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Rivers
Fire guts shops, burns goods worth millions in Lagos
70-year-old defrauds trader of rent, steals goods
Ambode wants growth in entertainment sector
Security expert cautions IG on centralising SARS
Patriotism propelling my presidential ambition – Atiku
Buhari not healthy, cabal running his govt – Tambuwal
Oyo may demolish Ayefele’s radio station today
Police arraign Premium Times reporter as coalition plans protest
Active intercourse can make you look seven years younger…
Judge exposes pastor who fathered child by church member
Saraki will win 2019 presidential election, cleric predicts
Police arrest 28 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Rivers
Fire guts shops, burns goods worth millions in Lagos
70-year-old defrauds trader of rent, steals goods
At least 37 killed as suicide attacker targets school in Kabul
Judge receives death threats in child abuse case
Students begin school year at Florida school, six months after massacre
I’ll join presidential race if compelled to –Abacha’s chief security officer, al-Mustapha
Lokoja/Kogi bye-election: SDP concedes defeat, congratulates APC
Removing Saraki won’t reduce price of rice to N7,000 –Fayose
I’m actively considering presidency, Saraki tells foreign news agency
Niger Assembly declares ex-APC lawmaker’s seat vacant
Saraki appoints Onaiwu as Liaison Officer on State Matters
Selfish interests cause of rivalry between executive, legislature –Lawmaker
Kaduna Assembly declares seats of ex-deputy Speaker, lawmaker vacant
TCN cancels non-performing electricity transmission contracts
Refineries: PTDF to stop importation of refining catalysts
Buhari approves N61.4bn for Kano water, agric projects
Fashola, power firms’ row threatens meter rollout
Currency swap deal’ll prevent substandard products importation — CBN
FG increases Enugu-Onitsha road contract sum by N5.4bn
New Honda City out with improved space, fuel efficiency
Moses stuns fans, Rohr as he quits Eagles
FIFA threat: Osinbajo meets with Dalung, Pinnick
Group protests DSS presence at NFF secretariat
Ramos mocks Klopp managerial record
Agu-Ejidike tips Falconets
Djokovic overcomes stomach trouble as Zverev exits in Cincy
DELSU temporarily suspends controversial duty register
FG pledges to promote establishment of digital classrooms
African, Caribbean, Pacific Rim countries seek 200 professors from Nigeria
Madonna celebrates turning 60 in Marrakech
Olamide’s new video Motigbana rocking campuses, fans claim
Olamide’s fans rave over artwork of Motigbana
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
Triple pill treatment may effectively lower blood pressure –Study
How to change your Gmail signature
19 things your banking app should do for you
How to set up a VPN on a Chromebook
Creating differentiated business models: perspectives on 5G in telecommunications
Editorial: Police reform: Able leadership can clean the rot
Demonising National Assembly is counterproductive
Egbogah, a teacher like none
After Daura’s sacking, what next?
Open letter to President Buhari


FEC Approves N15.73bn for Enugu Road Project
Victor Moses Retires from Super Eagles at 27
Nigeria’s Inflation Drops to 11.14%
2019 Election Budget: INEC Meets National Assembly Electoral Committees
Presidency: Buhari Returns Weekend
Atiku Vows to Reposition Nigeria
Nigeria’s Inflation Drops to 11.14%

Oil Price Slumps to $70 Per Barrel as US Crude Inventories Jump Unexpectedly
Deji of Akure: Why I am Celebrating Ulefunta Festival
Okowa Urged to Halt Girl-Child Trafficking in Delta
FEC Approves N15.73bn for Enugu Road Project
Odili Drums Support for Wike’s Re-election
Group to Protest against Arrest of Premium Times Journalist
Deaf Group Endorses Ambode for Second Term
Aero Begins Payment of Redundant Staff
Oil Price Slumps to $70 Per Barrel as US Crude Inventories…
NNPC, Chinese consortium to finalise funding terms for 614km gas line Okowa Urged to Halt Girl-Child Trafficking in Delta
Agric Varsity Shuts Down in Makurdi Over Death of Students
Trading on FMDQ OTC Market Declines 24% to N13tr in One…
Investors Take Refuge in Commercial Papers as Stock Market Bleeds
Price as Niche Strateg
Making Nigerian Teens Global Citizens through Internet
Nigeria to Represent Africa at Global Cyberlympics
‘Nigeria Stands a Better Chance with Buhari’
‘Igbos Should Have One Political Family’
Nigerians Should Not Allow Buhari Rig the 2019 Elections
Presidency Wades into NFF Crisis as Osinbajo Meets Dalung, Pinnick
Utaka Foundation Team Wins 2018 SATUC World Cup
Falconets Set to Battle Spain for S’final Berth
Super Cup: Extra-time Goals Give Atletico Victory over Real
Man City’s De Bruyne Suffers Knee Injury
The Subversion of NYSC Scheme
Editorial: ‘Nigeria Needs Harmonised Charges on RoW to Deepen Broadband Penetration’

The Nation

Lawmakers consider INEC’s N189.2b elections budget
MTN seals N200b deal with 12 lenders
Saraki: I’m considering running for president
Ayefele in battle to save his Music House building from demolition
NIMASA: floating dockyard to save N36b
Nigeria inflation dips 18th time to 11.14%
PDP senators ‘keeping vigil at National Assembly over Saraki’
Buhari fully committed to use of PVCs, card readers, says Presidency
I am under pressure to run for president, says Tambuwal
Driver to hang for armed robbery
Lagos partners MultiChoice for 2018 AMVCA
Buratai, 49 senior officers take language test in Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba
National security: How to end farmers/ herders’ clashes
My hubby assaults me, says wife
Rotary announces $100m to support polio eradication
UBA, Brymo, students honored at Nigerian Universities Merit Awards
Students urged to by selfless, help the poor
Moses retires from international football
Mikel misses European football, says Aghahowa
Women’s U-20 World Cup : Falconets will reach final, says Danjuma
Leganes to unveil Omeruo on Friday
Athletes need fallback plans – Oboh
CSL: Ighalo is second joint top goal scorer after Changchun brace
Arowolo wins Soft Alliance golf tourney
Serial governorship candidates warming up for 2019
‘Defections will not affect Buhari’s second term bid’
The blood, albinism, leaking urinary bladder (2)
‘Healthy heart is obtainable’
Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health
50 face trial for ‘vandalising’ govt caterpillar
‘Save us from India hemp smoking youths’
Nigerian with speech impairment wins speech contest
Africans urged to ensure conflict free continent
Wanted:Safe spaces for youths
Joy as Journalists’ school gets new structure
NYSC D-G warns against illegal journeys
Rivers, Delta in Cowbellpedia semi-finals
Nigeria inflation dips 18th time to 11.14%
‘Refining wax for import substitution coming’
Firms invest N5tr in meter manufacturing
DMO auctions N100b of 5-, 7-, 10-year bonds

The Sun

Ensure free, fair primaries, IBB charges PDP
Ayogu Eze, ex- Enugu senator, defects to APC
Daura’s stewardship at DSS
Demolition notice: Ayefele’s house contravenes planning laws – Oyo govt
MTN signs N200bn medium term loan facility with 12 banks
Lagos APC: How I survived power play, intrigues – Ajomale
Victor Moses quits Super Eagles @ 27
Cleric predicts Saraki’ll win 2019 presidential election
BREAKING: Shake-up in Navy
NIMASA trains 2,337 seafarers to boost maritime sector – Peterside
FG appoints Adeosun board chairman of Nigerian Bulk Trading Company
2019 : APC aspirant vows to attract projects, infrastructure for constituency development.
MTN signs N200bn medium term loan facility with 12 banks
NBS says price of 5kg cooking gas decreased in July
Nigeria to represent Africa at Cyberlympics
Messi eyes Champions League glory
I remain patient and focused on my career, Lokosa says
Ex-President Lula of Brazil set to register as presidential candidate from jail
In Sudan, 22 school children drown in Nile
30,000 teachers on strike over pay rise
Daura’s stewardship at DSS
Demolition notice: Ayefele’s house contravenes planning laws – Oyo govt
APC to INEC: PDP plans to deploy thugs for Osun governorship election
Don’t defect, stay to resolve your problems, Idahosa tells Edo APC members
EDITORIAL: Daura’s stewardship at DSS
Result of incompetence

Daily Trust

BREAKING: Why Victor Moses quit International football
I’m considering running against Buhari in 2019 — Saraki
5-a-side: the new football league rocking the field
2019: Top presidential candidates who have visited Obasanjo recently
BREAKING: Reps Committee meeting with INEC over 2019 polls
NFF crisis: Football stakeholders protest
DSS occupation of NFF
Buhari’s London vacation not extended — Presidency
USA announces temporary closure of its Embassy in Abuja
US embassy suspends consular services in Abuja
Whistleblower: 5000 tips received, N11bn recovered – Adeosun
Why 2019 elections will be Nigeria’s most expensive – INEC
I’m not against use of PVC, card readers – Buhari
How to verify your voter’s registration status
FG secures $1.5bn fund for power transmission
Evaluation report on Teleology delaying 9mobile sale
MTN signs N200bn facility with 12 banks
Baru meets Ajaokuta-Kano pipeline project financiers in Dubai
Nigerian Navy deploys principal officers in major shakeup
Osun gov’ship: APC, PDP trade words over alleged rigging plans
Sowore unveils new party
I’m still in APC -Adamawa Ex-governor
FIFA threat: Osinbajo, Dalung in closed door meeting
Gabriel Okechukwu completes Wydad Casablanca transfer
8 out of 10 Nigerians wants the National Assembly to reconvene
Shehu Sani calls for release of detained Premium Times reporter
Osun community assures of hitch-free traffic during Sallah
Between APC and PDP: Playing bully and victim game
Naija’s litany of ‘not my portion’ problems
NSITF: Beyond the headlines
TURKEY: Ankara slaps tariffs on US goods amid rising tensions
DR CONGO: WHO says conflict hindering push to stem Ebola outbreak
INDIA: Govt plans to launch first manned space mission by 2022
INEC boss: Court wants A/Court’s order produced


PDP’s many charges against Buhari, APC
World Sango Festival kicks off in Oyo
Osun Assembly embarks on recess
Anambra: 7,656 beneficiaries captured for FG’s CTF re-enrollment scheme
Nigeria must be saved from APC government’s recklessness ― Fayose
Petrol marketers embark on strike as black market sells for N500
Delta govt to partner with Rotary Club, Sapele Urban on community projects
Payment of workers’ salaries, pensioners’ arrears will be my priority — Omisore
I’ve forgiven my persecutors ― Al-Mustapha
PDP halts Saraki’s impeachment threat — Sen. Gyunka
Abuja Chamber calls for protection of personal data
DMO gets additional N100bn debt for 2018 budget
Currency swap to reduce importation of fake goods ― CBN
FG appoints MD for family homes fund, new board for NBET
Consensual sex boosts immune system, reduces stress ― Physician
Women blames high rate of malnutrition on lack of care from husbands
UNFPA seeks support for young persons to attain full potentials
Keeping the vagina safe and healthy
NCAA approves operational license for 7 Star Global Hangar
We’ll unite Nigeria with flight operations —Air Peace boss
2018 half year: NAHCO records N4.64bn turnover
We are committed to repositioning NIMASA –Peterside
Environmentalist raises the alarm over dumping wrecks in Nigerian waterways
Congestion looms at Lagos port
Why candidates’ performance in WASSCE 2018 dropped — WAEC, Okebukola, others
Edo SUBEB trains 5000 teachers on tech-based teaching
Scrapping of teachers’ training colleges killed Nigeria’s education —Onigbinde
Winners emerge in Mike Okonkwo national essay competition
EDITORIAL: The heroism of Blankson and Abubakar
The task before OAU
Dangote’s investment and climate change
Why Nigeria needs a female president —Ideh
How PDP’ll sweep Osun gov election —Oladimeji


2019: Saraki Joins Presidential Race
Anxiety As US Suspends Consular Services In Abuja
Police Dismiss 8 Officers, Discipline 108
All Blending Party, Platform for Nigerian Youths-Hon. Moses Godia Shipi
Gov Bello And The Shark-infested Waters Of Kogi Politics
MTN Nigeria, 12 Banks Sign N200bn Syndicated Loan For Network Expansion
Nigerian Students Backs Buhari/Osibanjo Second Term Bid
Visitors Numbers Drop Due To Bad Road, Says Nigeria’s First Storey Building Curator
Osun Woos Global Community To Agrictech Nigeria 2018
Stanbic IBTC Lists Additional 64m Shares On NSE
UPDC REIT Rewards Unit Holders With N517m Final Dividend For 2017
Market Sustains Decline On Losses In 29 Stocks
Oil Prices Nosedive On Rising US Crude Inventories
FG Appoints Adewole MD Family Homes Fund
GMO: Court Quashes Suit Against NBMA, NABDA
Peace Corps: Lawyer Petitions Osinbajo Over Flouting Of Court Orders
Staff Protest Poor Training, Welfare Package In HoS’ Office
Ex-Police Boss Advocates Better Welfare For Officers
Osun Woos Global Community To Agrictech Nigeria 2018
Stanbic IBTC Lists Additional 64m Shares On NSE
UPDC REIT Rewards Unit Holders With N517m Final Dividend For 2017
Market Sustains Decline On Losses In 29 Stocks
Kaduna Assembly Declares Seat Of Ex-deputy Speaker, Member Vacant
2019: Why I am Running For Senate – Jigawa Dep Gov
PMB Fully Committed To Use Of PVCs,Card Readers In 2019 Elections – Presidency
Sowore, Others Launch New Political Party
Oil Prices Nosedive On Rising US Crude Inventories
Ex-Police Boss Advocates Better Welfare For Officers
Adventist Church Protests Holding Elections, Exams On Saturdays
Autocrash Kills 10 Die In Katsina
Group Empowers 34 Widows In Nasarawa IDPs Camp
Borno: WFP Distributes 7,000 Fuel-efficient Stoves
Govs Meet On New Minimum Wage
Kaduna Gov Presents N155bn Budget For 2019
Adeosun: SERAP Drags NYSC To Court

The Guardian

Again, August 2018 FG bond auction over-subscribed, says DMO
Skill acquisition crucial to employment opportunities, says educationist
Taming illicit trade to save economy, protect local manufacturers
Why SARS officers are violent – #EndSARS convener
Ex-President of Brazil set to register as presidential candidate from jail
Aquarius ship arrives in Malta after migrant-sharing deal
Saraki says he’s considering running for president
Media counters Trump with #EnemyOfNone campaign
Mali presidential election results postponed to Thursday
London-based Nigerian boxer, Tony Salam, takes WBF title fight to Harare
Nigeria beats Liberia 4-0 to win 2018 SATUC World Cup
Victor Moses retires from international football
Pogba’s brother turned down by German third-tier club
Champions League glory not pivotal to being judged a success: De Bruyne
Omeruo joins La Liga side on loan from Chelsea
Prevailing discontent forces government to halt petrol price hike
How stakeholders are digitising downstream operations
NCDMB seeks listing of refineries, petrochemical industries on Exchange
Air Peace deepens local, regional operations with Embraer jets
Ecologist’s perspective on herdsmen and farmers crisis
Can a tree make a forest?
Group tasks Tinubu on credible direct primaries
Sowore declares to run for presidency on AAC platform
MTN secures N200 billion loan for telecoms expansion drive
Fibroids and herbal remedies
Traditional bonesetters gaining ‘costly’ patronage
UNN 1997 class of doctors build N20 million student refectory


Voters Registration: Delta Declares Thursday, Friday Work-Free Days
IPMAN Calls Off Solidarity Strike
Onu Tasks Pharmacists On Local Production Of Drugs
Ebonyi 2019: Bickering’ll Not Stop Us Against Umahi — APC, Publicity Scribe
Oboh Laments State Of Boxing In Nigeria
Getting Business Loans From Banks Wema Bank (2)
PTDF To Tackle Refineries’ Challenges, Halt Import Of Catalysts
Landlord Leads Gang Of Robbers To Neighbour’s House In Ogun
Akwa Ibom: Why PDP Is Not Losing Sleep Over Akpabio — Essien, Nkanga
There’s More To Moses’ Retirement — Amiesimaka
NBA In Make Or Mar General Elections
Orbih Urges PDP Presidential Aspirants To Focus On Issues
Senator C’ttee On Transport Lauded On Rail Projects
Tony Elumelu Foundation: 5000 African Entrepreneurs To Convene In Lagos Oct 25
Budget 2018: Reps Query INEC Over Duplication Of Items
A Panorama Of Ebi Yeibo’s Maiden Lines
Women Empowerment: Buhari Marginalising 50% Of Nigerians — NIM
Uproar as EFCC seeks minutes of Benue’s security meetings
2019: Saraki considers running against Buhari
SARS: NBA, rights groups, others hail Osinbajo, condemn journalist’s detention
Police secretly arraign Premium Times journalist, deny him legal representation
State Police to the rescue? (2)
We welcome your demand for probe, PDP replies APC
Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets NASS APC Caucus
Osun 2018: Osun traditional ruler endorses Oyetola
Money for Votes: APC alerts INEC, security agencies
Breaking: Al-Mustapha mulls joining Presidential race
Oboh laments state of boxing in Nigeria
There’s more to Moses’ retirement — Amiesimaka
Rite Foods happy to provide refreshments at Asaba 2018
Ronaldo, five new signings to watch in Serie A
Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid : UEFA Super Cup winners
The nightmare of living with a con man
He ended our marriage on the phone!
My wife was caught by her lover’s spouse!
Getting business loans from banks Wema Bank (2)
Women blames high rate of malnutrition on lack of care from husbands
Lack of regulation causing recklessness in the maritime industry – Tony Nwabunike
Miners demand FG’s attention on human capacity devt


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