News Headlines Aug 22, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 22, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Buhari to inaugurate $250m brewery Tuesday
Tinubu vs Saraki: Talk about 2023 presidency premature, says APC
SERAP wants N’Assembly, Presidency, others’ accounts audited
Buhari rules out scrapping of NYSC, observes Sallah in Daura
Entrepreneurs need to start investing in gemstones resources
Gunmen attack Rivers oil site, kill soldier, policeman, civilian
Youths attack Obaseki’s convoy, allege marginalisation
Outrage as Imo demolishes timber firm despite court order
Mentally-challenged man kills herbalist in Anambra
Sallah: Ganduje pardons 170 Kano prisons inmates
I stole motorcycle to raise capital for cattle business — Suspect
CBN worker begged me to kill him, says murder suspect
Three in police net for stealing plasma TV
NSCDC deploys 544 security personnel in Nasarawa
Imported rice not good for consumption, says FG
NIPOST to offer address verification services to firms
Buhari to inaugurate $250m brewery Tuesday
90% of Africa’s illegally imported e-waste end in Nigeria — Report
Resign or we’ll force you out, Miyetti Allah tells Saraki
Buhari to inaugurate largest brewery in West Africa
Olubadan’s letter forced new kings to make peace –Ladoja
Fraudsters defraud US-based businessman of N33m
Woman munches rapist’s privates as he asks for a head
Father accuses undergraduate of stealing severance pay
Police arraign fake lawyer for impersonation, fraud
NSCDC arrests suspected robber feigning mental illness
Fraudsters defraud US-based businessman of N33m
Police arrest suspected killer of Ekiti monarch
Police nab three for vandalising MTN mast
Actress Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with underage teen
Business rivals responsible for our restaurants’ bombing, victims claim
11 die, 16 injured in Niger road accident
I’ll complete, deliver all projects before October 16 –Fayose
Don’t vote those who will return Nigeria to Egypt –Lai Mohammed
46 candidates bid to contest Madagascar presidency
Trump worried talking under oath would be ‘perjury trap’
Eid Mubarak: Masari preaches support for national leaders
Gas unavailability, others prevent 3,721MW power generation
Sallah: Banks recorded 278,966 failed instant pay transactions
United deny Zidane, back Mourinho
Arsenal coach should emulate Guardiola
Bolt takes first steps on Man United dream
Premier League threatens legal action over Saudi piracy
FIFA threat: Minister hails Osinbajo
Kante was too shy to touch the World Cup –Giroud
Eagles overtake Michael Jackson with biggest selling album in US
FULL LIST: Cardi B, Gambino, others win at 2018 MTV VMAs
Music world mourns Aretha Franklin at MTV video awards
Music world mourns Aretha Franklin at MTV video awards
Tanzania on high risk of Ebola outbreak –Minister
Congo battles to contain ebola outbreak in conflict zone –Official
How to fix common problems with apps on Windows 10
Editorial: Fuel tracking: Another wasteful government adventure
Too many chiefs in PDP
Electoral violence, vote-buying and Nigeria’s future elections
Migrating politicians and 2019 presidential election
On the growing concerns over debt sustainability

Ojukwu, Okafor Kick as Usoro Wins NBA Presidency
Confrontation Is His Style
Is Government Shutdown Imminent in Nigeria?
Delta Partners Kenya Airways on Connectivity
Ecobank Rewards Xpress Account Holders
Foundation Highlights Benefits of CSR
Turkish Airlines Records Highest Load Factor in July
FG to Invest in Technology
Quickteller Rewards Customers
Buhari Treks 800m from Eid Praying Ground, Marks Sallah with NYSC Members
Eid-el-Kabir: Gombe APC Governorship Aspirant Gives N40m to Party Officials
Bauchi Lawmaker Alleges Threat to Her Life
Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari, Masari Call for Sober Reflection
TCN Targets 20,000MW of Electricity by 2021
The Sculpture Prodigy
Empowering Young Women for the Blue Economy
NFF Thanks Presidency, Others for Averting FIFA Ban
Dalung Dares Presidency, Says Intervention Temporary Measure
Masai’s Giants of Africa Celebrates 15th Anniversary in Lagos
Logistics Delay D’Tigress Arrival in Lagos
Arsenal CEO, Gazidis, Eyeing Milan Job
UNDER-20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Spain Hero, Coll, Rides a Rollercoaster of Emotions
Providing the Rural Nigerian Child Solace in Education
Baffa Rejects Shabby Projects as UI Receives N6.5billion TETfund Allocation
Baroness Walker Canvasses Policy on Education for Nation-building
Dangote, Others Applaud El-Amin School for Educational Intervention
CSOs Demand for More UBE Fund for Children with Disabilities
Poverty Rates and Social Protection

The Nation

Buhari fit to contest in 2019, says Presidency
Nigeria attracts$5.513b capital importation
Sultan, Sanusi, Ooni, others: embrace peace
Governors yet to submit proposal for new wage
Ajimobi urges calm as NURTW chair dies
’Whistle-blower policy yield N13.8b for tax evader’
Food security: Fed Govt partners Morocco-based firm on fertiliser
‘Vehicle breakdowns increased by 200 per cent in Lagos’
Nigerians in U.S. to float community bank
Saraki arrives at praying ground in bulletproof car
Lagos deputy governor urges Nigerians to eschew violence
After two years with DSS, reporter relieves ordeal
Nigerians, Africans must direct their destiny, says Peterside
Uphold Sallah tenets, Adebule, Chief Imam, others tell Muslims
Registration: INEC records more men than women
Tinubu, Gbajabiamila, Akiolu grace Muniru Muse Cup finals
I want to be treated as a footballer and not as a… – Usain Bolt
AC Milan woos Arsenal CEO with £3.6m-a-year offer
Table tennis coach advises Ekiti on players’ welfare
Aborted FIFA Ban: Not yet Uhuru for Nigeria football
We stand by rule of law – Dalung
Weah to honour Wenger in Liberia Friday
Olawepo-Hashim: ANN is third force
Youth Party removes barrier for aspiring youths
‘My pact with Afenmai people’
Duncan Mighty dispels wife beating allegations
Discomfort Creative Agency hosts 100 CEOs
Emotional moment on Stephanie Linus’ Make Me Fabulous show
Eid-el Kabir: Ikorodu monarch preaches peaceful co-existence
Man ‘sends Terminator after ex-lover’
Sallah: Fun-seekers besiege Lekki Alpha Beach
My father died preparing for Eid-el-Fitri, says former LASU Registrar’s daughter
LASU launches e-Help Desk to boost service delivery
LAUTECH crisis: ASUU resists ‘commercialization’ of educationOnyema launches foundation for indigent students
Banks to submit bids for second Yuan auction
Paints and Coatings Manufacturers delists shares from NSE
RenMoney MFB repositions

Daily Trust

Nigerians not feeling impact of Buhari’s anti-corruption war – Umahi
Killers of Kaduna Reverend demand N5m ransom to release abducted wife
My herbalist told me to kill my mum, bring her vital organs to be rich – ritualist
Group knocks Buhari over non-payment of August salary before Sallah
Eid-el-Kabir: Ugwuanyi visits Enugu mosque, urges special prayers for Buhari, others
FG recovers N13.8 on whistle-blowing policy, says Lai
SUBEB introduces Tiv language in Benue schools
NLNG Train 7 to push up foreign direct investment
Buhari physically fit for second term,Presidency replies Tambuwal
Bauchi lawmakers raises alarm over threats, blackmail and dirty politic
Tax evasion: FG makes N13.8 bn from whistleblowing policy
Lack of funding cripples Nigeria, Sao Tome agency
Shun do-or-die politics – Abdulsalami
ICAN squares up to CBN over exchange rates
SARS deviated from founding principles – Fmr IGP Okiro
2019: Be vigilant, don’t return Nigeria to ‘Egypt’ – Lai Mohammed
Rep Lar cautions PDP against change of name
Why Lalong’s close ally declared for 2019 gov’ship
Bayelsa 2019: Group shops for Dickson’s successor
Kogi not adequately represented in NASS – Obaro
Arafat: Pilgrims besiege Jabal Rahma ‘Mountain of Mercy’ amidst heat – VIDEO
FG spent $202,000 servicing external debt for 2018 Q2
FG to adopt methanol fuel technology – Minister
Lanshima lost both arms, now wants to show Plateau the way
Seven places to be in Lagos this SallahA new hymn on tackling corruption
INEC’s culpability in proliferation of political parties
Re: Yobe’s strange politics
S. Africa’s Parliament approves minimum wage bill
Nigerian community in U.S. to open community bank
Melania Trump to visit Africa October
Editorial see more: Happy Eid-el Kabir
I was detained underground as a high-profile suspect- Abiri + VIDEO
How new NBA President Usoro emerged
‘FG committed to FOI Act implementation’
Eid-el-Kabir: Bauchi gov. charges Muslims on brotherhood, other virtues
Eid-el-Kabir: Christian clerics felicitate with Muslims, urge prayers

The Guardian

Suspected killer of Ekiti traditional ruler held
Police arrest three for allegedly vandalizing MTN mast
Government raises domestic borrowings by N1.5 trillion
Centre donates 10m to alleviate plight of IDPs
Court remands three in prison for assaulting EKEDC worker
‘I was arrested, blindfolded, denied medical access for two years’
Beckham to receive UEFA President’s award
We stand by rule of law, says Dalung
Bolt takes first tentative steps on Man Utd dream
No complacency due to competition for places at City, insists Kompany
Salah in diving storm as Liverpool win at Palace
Balotelli to stay at Nice, say French club
CPC restates commitment to consumer safety
Firstmonie agents expand to more neighbourhoods
Only 49% of Nigerians have bank accounts, says report
Dollar weakens after Trump’s Federal Reserve comments
Editorial: CPCN’s revival of Patient’s Bill of Rights
How Nigerian politicians are the luckiest in the world
The inevitability of retail off-shore banking
Salvation of souls in materialistic world
EFCC fails test of objectivity – Part 2
Kwankwaso tasks PDP on credible candidate, as ex-CPC boss backs Buhari


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