News Headlines Aug 20, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 20, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
2019 polls budget: Saraki hits executive, says it lacks foresight
252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s govt
Why Saraki, Tambuwal left APC – Tinubu
Outrage as Oyo demolishes Ayefele’s N800m radio station, studio
Buhari battles Saraki as Tramadol ruins Nigeria’s future
Ekweremadu: APC using EFCC, ICPC against opposition, says PDP
Bye-election: Police’ve declared war on Rivers, says Wike
Suspected Fulani gunmen kill pregnant woman, rape others
No party is sure of victory in Osun – Lasun
Robbers attack sales rep, police arrest security guard
Victorious Fury attacks Joshua again
CBN don kill us, Senate don fail us!
Zamfara banditry claims 3,000 lives, gulps N17bn –SSG
Messi sees things others don’t –Barca coach
Jailing of looters: Start with APC members, PDP, OBJ group tell Buhari
Robbers kill Catholic priest while shopping in FCT
Robbers attack sales rep, police arrest security guard
Nursing mother, baby, boy drown as Lagos officials chase residents
Woman stabs husband to death over alleged extramarital affair
Guard steals N2m from school account
Petrol tanker spills content on expressway, motorists groan in gridlock
14-year-old home help arrested for killing septuagenarian boss
Gunmen kill police sergeant during rescue operation
Motorists groan as N470m Niger bridge collapses
Buhari, Saraki supporters in shouting match at Ilorin airport
Buhari’s govt driving Nigeria to electoral chaos, warns Fayose
Nigeria must be restructured, Bakare insists
Apologise to NASS, ex-APGA scribe tells presidency
13 states set to adopt new mortgage law
Nigeria yet to recover from economic recession – Kale
10 things banks ask for business loan approval
MTN Nigeria names new COO
Stocks fall further, market capitalisation drops to N12.87tn
Stanbic IBTC Holdings posts N43.1bn after-tax profit
Indian hemp served at Onitsha parties – Group
Level of insecurity now intolerable, says Sosan
Demolition of my N800m music house politically motivated –Yinka Ayefele
DSS tightens security at NFF as FIFA deadline expires
EPL: My attitude was not right —Pogba
EPL: Mourinho fumes as United crash
Leicester secure Ndidi against Euro giants
MTN Nigeria names new COO
How to use Google podcast
Gbam, Taxify to reward customers
Privacy concerns’ll raise information security spending to $124bn – Report
Editorial: SARS: Holistic police shake-up better
CBN don kill us, Senate don fail us!
2019 elections and health care funding
Of defectors, pretenders and need for compassionate leaders
Getting back with your partner after infidelity
What does a successful marriage mean to you?


Gencos Give Six Conditions to Avoid Operational Shutdown Discos kick against TCN’s management of N72bn Urge FG to tackle transmission challenges
Tinubu: Uncertainty over Automatic Ticket Made Saraki, Tambuwal to Leave APC
Akwa Ibom Sues EFCC, three others for N50bn over Freezing of Account
Presidency Explains Delay in Submitting INEC Budget
Stakeholders Oppose Stock Exchange Boss’ Foundation
Despite Assurances, Ajimobi Pulls Down Ayefele’s Radio Station
Protest in Ibadan over Demolition of Popular Yoruba Musician, Ayefele’s Radio Station (VIDEO)
INEC: Why We Suspended Rivers By-election
ACF Urges Govt to Boost Economy, Tackle Hardship
Lagos to Close Third Mainland Bridge for Four Days
NSE Boss Elevated to Fellow of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers
Afreximbank Records $343m Gross Revenue in Half-year
Undergraduate Emerges Winner in Skye Bank Promo
Our Agents Now in Every Neighbourhood,Says Firstmonie
FRCN Highlights Benefits of National Corporate Governance Code
‘Pension Sector Contributing to Economic Growth’
Omokri Berates Fashola
Akpabio Hails Ugwuanyi on Peace, Good Governance
Safe Spaces for Youth Empowerment
Connecting Women, Children to Opportunities
A Panacea for Flooding
School Debate, Dance Competition to Kick Off Felabration
Nigeria Set to Escape FIFA Ban!
AFCON 2019 QUALIFIER: Rohr Expected Back in Nigeria Today
TRANSFER NEWS… Ndidi Seals New Six-year Deal at Leicester
FIBA 2018 WOMEN WORLD CUP NBBF: No More Rift in D’Tigress Camp
Aguero Scores His 13th Hat-trick as City Hammers Huddersfield 6-1
Niger Governor Hails Utaka Foundation over SATUC World Cup Victory

The Nation

Tinubu: Saraki, Tambuwal left APC for fear of Buhari
INEC, Wike disagree over failed Rivers by-election
N3.5b London-Paris Club refund: EFCC set for trial of ex-bank MD, Saraki’s aide
55,000 Nigerians among two million pilgrims on Mount Arafat
Outcry as Oyo demolishes Ayefele’s Music House
Tambuwal’s 252 aides resign
DisCos fault govt’s directive on generation below optimal level
I won’t defect to PDP, Governor Bindow insists
No plan by Emmanuel to join APC, say PDP chiefs, others
Saraki, Tambuwal left APC because they wanted automatic tickets
Agric financing: New rules, new hopes
Lagos not third most dangerous city to live in the world —Falana
FG, FIFA agree on working terms
Zamfara SSG: we lost 3,000 to banditry
Senator seeks forensic audit of National Assembly budget
New six-year deal: Ndidi stays at Foxes ‘till 2024
Cycling Lagos 2018: Organisers inspire kids with special edition
Rohr to inspect Stephen Keshi Stadium
ITF gives Sept 13 deadline for players’ registration
‘Mikel is going nowhere’
EPL: United beaten 3-2 as Brighton add to Mourinho’s woes
Omoni Oboli’s ‘Moms at War’ goes to cinema
Oyo government demolishes Ayefele’s Music House
Mr P, others inspire Sujimoto interns
Physically-challenged promise APC 3m votes
Traffic standstill on Lagos-Ibadan road
Isese Day: Group frowns at movement restriction
Abused girl seeks arrest of ‘abductor-rapist’
World Bank boost reproductive health study in UNIBEN
NIMASA: Cabotage fund disbursement coming
IATA cautions Nigeria, others on airports privatisation
‘MTN under pressure to list’


Prices Of Food, Livestock Skyrocket Ahead Of Sallah
Saraki, Tambuwal Wanted Automatic Tickets – Tinubu
252 Aides Abandon Tambuwal, Defect To APC
Disquiet In A/Ibom Over Udom’s Rumoured Defection To APC
Reps Urge PMB To Order Immediate Arrest Of Oshiomhole
Reports of My Plans to Defect to PDP Malicious, Baseless – Governor Bindow
Why Air Peace Deployed Embraer 145 On Kaduna Route – Capt Ekeinde
PDP Wins Taraba Assembly By-Election
Hope As Industrial Council Wades Into Investors’ Woes At Lagos Free Zone
Interim Dividend Payout Fails To Rebound Stocks Market
Leicester City Sold Me For Money – Musa
NFF Crisis: Nigeria Awaits FIFA Ban
By-election: Wike Accuses Police Of Declaring War On Rivers People
Edo NUT Threatens Strike Over Lack Of Chalks, Markers
NEC Budget: Saraki Deliberately Driving Nigeria To Cliff Edge – Presidency
$350m BUA Sokoto Cement Factory Resets Nigeria’s Manufacturing Capacity
‘Debts Owed Ex-NAL Workers, Major Obstacle For Nigeria Air’
How Ortom, Akume’s Feud Sparked Off Political Imbroglio In Benue
2019: Mauludu Declares For Adamawa Assembly Race
Mikel Dazzles For Tianjin Teda, Shelves Retirement Plans
SATUC World Cup: Gov Sani Bello To Honour Utaka Foundation Team
Why Gov Darius, PDP Are Winning Elections In Taraba
IBB: Celebrating The People’s General At 77

The Sun

3rd Mainland Bridge to be shut August 23 – Lagos govt
You’re responsible for INEC budget delay, Presidency replies Saraki
Why Buhari’s anti-corruption war appears selective -Adesina
God’ll intervene in Nigeria’s affairs – Fayose
Saraki, Tambuwal left APC because they wanted automatic tickets, says Tinubu
Lawmakers to APC: Saraki not cause of your failure
Buhari won’t shield any corrupt party member – APC
Treasury looters: Start with your party members, PDP tells Buhari
Outrage over demolition of Ayefele’s music house
NUJ presidential aspirant flays demolition of Ayefele’s Music House
House demolition: It’s nothing personal, says Ajimobi’s aide
Eid-el-Kabir: IGP orders massive deployment of police at worship places, recreation centers
Don’t demonise Gov. Ajimobi, APC over Ayefele’s house demolition – Sat Guru
Apugo preaches quality representation
Saraki, Tambuwal left APC because they wanted automatic tickets, says Tinubu
For the Nigerian youth, wise counsels on leadership
NLNG: FG restates commitment to commencement of Train-7 – Adeosun
FG inaugurates TWC for $20bn Ogidigben industrial gas park
Dano Milk receives Guinness World Records certificate
Djokovic beats Federer for historic Masters sweep
Bale shines as Real Madrid overrun Getafe
Lagos Open: ITF gives players registration deadline
Kofi Annan’s funeral to be private event as more tributes pour in
77,448 PVCs unclaimed in Kebbi –INEC
Ohanaeze youths condemn clampdown on IPOB women
…Set to host summit on referendum Sept.
APC kicks as PDP wins Taraba Assembly by-election
2019: INEC to partner business community on peaceful election
House of Reps: Forum endorses Onyejiocha for 4th term
EDITORIAL: IMF’s advice on gender equality, the economy
That shambolic directive on SARS
UNN and rot in Nigerian universities
Oshiomhole vs Saraki: The legal and moral issues
In search of political mentors (5): A leader with no good second

Daily Trust

2019: Ganduje dares Kwankwaso to launch campaign in Kano
6 months to 2019 elections, 7.5m PVCs still unclaimed
Why Saraki, Tambuwal, others quit APC – Tinubu
How to sell insurance in the North – NICON CEO
Police arrest 2 over killing of Kano bizman
Rehabilitation of Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road completed – FG
Shareholders allege sabotage as Fortis crisis deepens
Tambuwal’s 250 aides resigned to pre-empt planned sack
I won’t leave APC – Deputy Speaker
Brighton stun woeful Man Utd
Boboye eyes successful NPFL title defence
D’Tigress bury hatchet, focus on World Cup preparation
SANEF to create additional 250,000 financial access points by year end
#EndSARS: ‘Victory for social change campaign’
5 drown in Abaji boat mishap
FCTA warns against open defecation to prevent cholera
3 killed as vehicle catches fire in Kwali
Just because you change a name
For Kofi, our global brand
Wole Olaoye
Essential Kofi Annan: Blessed is the dead
FOCAC, a major platform for Belt and Road cooperation
INDIA: Kerala flood rescue steps up as rains ease
CYPRUS EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus extradites suspect Seif al-Din Mustafa.
INDONESIA: Series of quakes rocks Lombok, causing panic
Editorial : The police and media harassment
Google faces massive backlash as 1,400 employees sign protest letter
Zakariyya Adaramola, with agency reports
How smart tech transforms users’ experience – LG
NLC demands payment of three months’ salary arrears by Bayelsa govt
RATTAWU urged to promote good governance
.8,000 applicants jostle for 250 Edo traffic management jobs
Cosgrove set to boost FCT real estate market
FCTA launches investigation into collapsed Jabi building
Reconstruction of abandoned road elicits joy from Imo community

The Guardian

Nigerian Muslims, others climb Mount Arafat in Hajj climax
Don’t overheat polity, PFN, Methodist church warn politicians
Blockchain tech and the traditional financial system
Northern youths warn South West against imposing Buhari in 2019
Oyo government demolishes Ayefele’s N800m radio station
Saraki, Tambuwal, others left APC because they wanted automatic tickets, says Tinubu
Troops nab alleged gunrunner, soldier over herders,farmers crisis
Nigeria existing by God’s miracle, says Mimiko
Akwa Ibom government sues EFCC, seeks N50b damages
Rohr returns today, may unveil Eagles list this week
NBBF canvasses support for D’Tigress, as team intensifies preparation
‘Cameroon is ready to host 2019 AFCON’
Nigeria may avert FIFA ban as FG intensifies discussions with body
Guardiola defends City’s documentary project
Giwa didn’t win any election, says minister’s former aide
World Mosquito Day: Funniest Mosquito Memes
Political tension, sell-off sustain pressure on NSE’s indices
‘Good corporate governance remains key to forestalling collapse’
Insurance inclusion policy for 40m adults in rural communities
NSE’s ‘bell ringing’ elicits reactions, as stakeholders differ on market’s impact
Editorial: CBN should tackle important monetary matters
The menace of summer schools
Why begrudge the doctor?
Maximising demographic dividend in Nigeria
Providing a check on expired drugs
First thing to tackle is security, says Tanimu Turaki
Odubote, Falola make case for credible 2019 polls
Ex-envoys, Emuchay, Garba eye Abia, Gombe governorship seats
PDP sponsored Rivers bye-election violence – APC
RCCG’s N2b Trinity Towers blaze new trail in architecture design
How inconsistencies undermine professional fees
Accra’s Archers View Courts get December date
SON plans collaboration with CORBON to end building collapse
Natural ways to lower prostate cancer risk
Children from identical parents are genetic siblings
Green coffee beans reduces excessive weight


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