News Headlines Aug 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

2019: We’re not equipped to handle crisis, NMA warns
FUNAAB records breakthrough, develops indigenous chickens
Nigeria, home to highest number of world’s very poor people –UK Prime Minister
Buhari doesn’t mind paying terrorists to secure girls’ release –Presidential aide
Should security votes be open to public scrutiny?
Firm unveils digital healthcare solution
‘Stop discriminating against people with leprosy’
NECA hails CBN on single-digit loan to farmers
US honours Azikel’s president for promoting industrialisation
WIMCA to celebrate outstanding women marketers
Victorious Serena turns heads at US Open
Nadal sends friend into Slam retirement
Why we can’t pay our players – Ifeanyi Ubah
Ronaldo to buy Valladolid
Ex-stars praise Monimichelle over Enyimba Stadium
Merits and demerits of joint credit card
Electricity consumers lodged 109,048 complaints in three months – NERC
Buhari presides over APC caucus meeting, Uduaghan attends
Tinubu, no ‘dulling’ this time round
SANs, Okupe warn against unlawful removal of Saraki
Man held for raping teenager in Minna
Tension in Nasarawa community as soldiers kill 23-year-old trader
Alleged N50m fraud threatens Niger farmers association’s peace
Police arrest orphanage owner over missing girl found in Edo
21-year-old arrested for murder, cultism in Imo
Dismissed Edo corporal nabbed for armed robbery
Gunmen abduct youth corps member in Akwa Ibom
Power-drunk DPO appears before panel, denies bribery allegation
Youths lynch undergraduate for crushing admission seeker to death
PDP sets agenda as Theresa May visits Nigeria today
Presidential declaration: CUPP kicks as FCTA stops Kwankwaso from using Eagle Square
Aregbesola has inflicted enough suffering on Osun people —Adeleke
Security agents aided disruption of Rivers by-election — Wike
I defect to PDP over impunity in APC — Ondo Rep
Jang declares presidential bid, promises to restructure Nigeria
We left APC due to herdsmen killings, says Benue Rep
2Face joins DSS, NSCDC against violence in Osun poll
AfDB, FAO to raise $100m for agriculture in Nigeria, others
Buhari promises foreign investors safe business environment
FMBN, labour unions plan affordable housing programme for workers
FG seeks World Bank, Bill Gates’ support to fund NHIS
Rohr reignites interest in Swiss-born keeper
Hundreds pay respects as Aretha Franklin lies in state
Firm unveils digital healthcare solution
‘Stop discriminating against people with leprosy’
Editorial: INEC should fast-track PVC collection process
Mr President, rule of law is sacrosanct
48 juggernauts after Aregbesola’s seat
Equity crowdfunding: An idea whose time has come


Uduaghan, Sherif, Akpabio Attend APC Caucus Meeting
Election Budget: National Assembly Joint Committee in Closed-door Meeting With INEC
Rule of Law Superior to National Security, Interest, Lawyers Tell Buhari
Kwara Harmony Diagnostic Centre Conducts Test on 216,000 Patients In the Last Five Years
EKEDC Donates Relief Items to Ikoyi Prisons
Electoral Act Amendment Bill: Buhari Will Do the Needful, Says Presidency
Paucity of Fund Delays Census
FG Expresses Concern over Rapid Population Growth
FG Inaugurates Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy
Fashola: APC Better than PDP, Buhari Not Interested in Stomach Infrastructure
Diversion of $2.1bn Claimed over 100,000 Lives, Presidency Insists
‘Rumours of Automatic Ticket, an Attempt to Defame Oshiomhole’
Morah Aspires to Represent Oyi/Ayamelum Fed. Constituency
The Leadership Question for 2019

The Nation

Uduaghan, Marwa, others join Buhari at APC meeting
Why Lagos port is congested, by Osinbajo
UK ‘ll use aid budget to boost trade in Africa, says May
INEC submits revised 2019 election budget to National Assembly
‘McCain demonstrated commitment to a safer world
Finance minister stops NHIS from investing N25b
Buhari ‘ll sign Electoral Act Bill, says Presidency
Man remanded for killing, burying Okada rider
Zeus Polls predicts big APC win in 2019
Three arrested for attempting to kidnap prof
Claims on NNPC operations pit APC against PDP
Fed Govt to states: develop plans to fast-track ERGP initiatives
PDP sets agenda for British Prime Minister
Rivers govt, APC disagree on students’ levy
5,000 Osun youths trained in ICT graduate from OYESTECH II
La liga Matchday 3: Real Betis vs Sevilla FC Rivalry Rekindled
Davido to Nigerian youths: Tie up every loose ends!
September 22: Joshua burns calorie for Povetkin clash
US Open: Serena Williams returns with a bang!
Bye to National team: Like Vardy like Moses
Bolt admits to nerves ahead of Mariners debut
Angry Mourinho shows plenty of defiance but has few answers
2019: ‘Sheriff, my former boss, wants to manipulate Buhari, Oshiomhole to anoint next governor’
Buhari has no respect for rule of law – Afenifere
Omisore: I will return mission schools, employ skilled youths
Nigerians berate Oritsefemi for ‘I’m the best Nigerian artiste’ comment
AMAA announces package for destination show
Actress Uduak Akrah dies after slipping in bathroom
Canned sardine: NAFDAC warns against consumption of two brands
First batch of Lagos pilgrims arrives today
Oil firm CEO charged with N35m fraud
One injured as APC women leaders’ supporters clash
Lagos to decongest prisons with plea bargain
Fed Govt: No plans to sell NLNG
SystemSpecs: MSMEs need technology to thrive
Pension complaints and solutions
‘Lack of foreign index bond impeding pension growth’

The Sun

Alleged conspiracy: Fani-Kayode asks police to postpone interview
2023: Igbo presidency non-negotiable – Ohanaeze youths
Prisons de-congestion: FG inaugurates c’ittee on Prerogative of Mercy
We’re repositioning maritime sector as main economic driver – Buhari
I want to be president – Jonah Jang declares
Mere geographical restructuring not what Nigeria needs, says Osinbajo
Rule of law: PDP rejects Buhari’s position
2015: How we persuaded Jonathan to concede defeat – Abdusalami
Stay away from cultism, drug abuse, Ambode’s wife tells students
Lawmaker raises the alarm over increasing rape cases, FGM in Ebonyi
…Maternal, infant mortaliy still high
I’ll trace, arrest gunmen in their hide-out if elected President, says Jang
Akwa Ibom APC post-congress leadership tussle ends
2019: Reject imposition of candidates, Abe tells Rivers
Striker Vardy retires from England duty
Ubah admits indebtedness to players, blames LMC
Kogi Assembly calls for upgrade of health facility
Buhari reassures business community of secured business environment
Anambra youths to undergo DigiPreneur/business training in China

Daily Trust

NNPC to set up 200,000bpd condensate refinery in Delta, Imo
Presidential declaration: FG turns down Kwankwaso’s request to use Eagle Square
Replicate 2015 performance in 2019 poll, USA tells INEC
Adulterated rice: Ebonyi govt seals Abakaliki rice mill
I’m hopeful my daughter will return soon – Leah Sharibu’s mother
2019: Sule Lamido visits Bauchi, canvasses for support
Economy: We’re using common sense approach – FG
We won’t take side in Nigeria’s 2019 elections – US
APC NWC agrees on direct primaries
as Buhari meets Tinubu, Uduaghan, others in Villa
2019 polls: NSA warns security agencies against partisanship
Leah’s audio has strengthened our hope – Father
2019: INEC complies with N/Assembly resolve, adjusts budget to N143bn
Road crashes killed 12,797 Nigerians in 30 months – NBS
Ministry urges states to domesticate ERGP initiatives
2019: Kwankwaso says no going back on declaration after venue denial
Jang declares for 2019 presidency
IRI launches Young Political Party Leaders’ Academy in Sokoto
Basic Medical Science and Next Generation Medicine
Adulteration: Ebonyi govt seals Abakaliki rice mill
Cereal Institute to release hybrid rice soon – Executive Director


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