News Headlines Aug 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

APC NEC adopts direct presidential primary, indirect for gov, others
PDP asks Tambuwal, Atiku, Kwankwaso, others to accept primary’s outcome
Saraki declares presidential bid, promises sincere anti-graft war
Not Too Young To Run distances self from Saraki’s declaration
Davido’s presence causes scare at NYSC camp
Trump and May’s thumbs down for Nigeria
APC won’t miss migrant politicians –Oshiomhole
Voting for APC in 2019 will further divide Nigeria —Lamido
Bamidele returns after treating gun injury in US
Clark, Adebanjo, Abdullahi, Ezeife attack President over anti-rule of law comment
Suspected fraudster abducts Facebook female friend
25-year-old mother of two hacked to death in Ekiti
Joshua is best world heavyweight boxer – Tyson
MTN denies illegally repatriating $8.1bn
Buhari’s national interest comment, alibi to undermine judiciary —Soyinka
FAAC sets up committee on Excess Crude Account management
Police arraign three for stealing helicopter spare parts
Teenager drugs man to steal motorcycle
Fresh 164 Nigerians return from Libya
Sales boy burgles boss’ shop, steals property
Lagos businessmen lament torture, accuse F-SARS of frame-up
NYSC accuses Osun LG chairmen of withholding scheme’s money
Summit: Akpabio, nine ministers to accompany Buhari to China
Inauguration: Fayose’s aide faults Fayemi’s request for tightened security
Wike urges PDP presidential aspirants to unite against APC
National Assembly panel cuts INEC budget by N202.2m
We will earn your trust and votes, Fela Durotoye says, emerges PACT consensus candidate
Tambuwal picks PDP presidential form
I’ll support female aspirants across party lines — Aisha Buhari
NSE, London Stock Exchange are key partners ― Onyema
Manufacturing key to economic growth, says Dangote
Apple to unveil new iPhones in September
Farmers, herders’ clashes threaten output of cash crops
BoI gets re-certification on ISO compliance
Champions League: Ronaldo returns to Old Trafford as Juve draw Man United
Luka Modric named UEFA player of year
Osun teachers involved in ongoing workers’ strike – NUT chair
InterswitchSPAK STEM competition stresses need for emotional intelligence
Akeredolu’s wife donates 400 laptops to pupils
Nigeria’s challenges have given way to dividends under me – Buhari
PHOTOS: APC holds NEC meeting
BBC reporter shocked that Terra Kulture founder lives in Nigeria
FG must stop unlawful arrests, detentions, says Amnesty International
‘National interest,’ an alibi for flouting judiciary’s decisions, Soyinka tells Buhari
Oyo Govt declares Friday work-free for PVC registration, collection
5,000 out-of-school girls to acquire basic literacy, numeracy skills
All you need to know about investment clubs
NBC kicks over N4.3bn owed by broadcast stations
From accreditation crisis, a motivational book
Nigeria has a lot to learn from Ikoyi Club – President
Scientists discover new genes involved in Alzheimer’s disease
‘OTACCWA out to encourage pharmaceutical companies to provide cold chain facilities’
Why women should test for ovarian cancer after 40
Agency says early sex initiation increases HIV vulnerability
FUNAAB records breakthrough, develops indigenous chickens
How to get all your data back from Google
Editorial: Making Made-in-Nigeria products competitive
Letter to Leah Sharibu
Kofi Annan and his likes in Nigeria
Taking over police job is good business in Nigeria
APC govs reject direct primary as NEC meeting holds
Girl arrested for allegedly drugging okada rider, snatching motorcycle
VIDEO: Pastor stops wedding party over bridesmaid’s twerking
Xenophobia: Three killed in Soweto – South African Police
German police ready for new anti-migrant rally –Official
Court sentences ex-policeman to 15 years in prison for killing teen
Media outlet shuts down after three reporters are killed Central African Republic
Goats can distinguish happy faces from angry ones –Study
We must get our internal dynamics right in order to win –Buhari
APC won’t miss ‘rolling stone’ politicians –Oshiomhole
Dogara, Lasun absent at APC NEC meeting
Trends, expectations from entrepreneurs in modern UPS design
Pay back your bank loans, FG tells farmers
NNPC to establish 200,000bpd condensate refineries
NIPOST set to begin electronic money transfer service
Southgate hails Shaw’s desire as United star returns to England squad
All you need to know about Champions League draw
Deschamps backs Lloris, recalls ‘retired’ Rami in first post-World Cup squad
Agency says early sex initiation increases HIV vulnerability

The Nation

Ronaldo tries again for first goal, Inter for first win
FIFA: Nigerians Make 2018 World Cup Unforgettable
APC adopts direct primary for presidential candidate
Soyinka criticises Buhari on rule of law, national interest
MTN rejects CBN’s order to refund $8.1b
Assembly panel okays N143.2b for INEC
Saraki, Tambuwal, others exit had no dent on APC, says Buhari
Nigeria, UK yearly trade hits £4.2b
Nigeria saves $200m yearly from fertiliser plants’ revival, says Osinbajo
We’ve lifted Nigerians out of poverty, says Osinbajo
Buhari urges women to go for elective offices
Why there’s low cargo in Eastern ports, by NPA
Police probe Lafia market fracas
Gunmen kill two policemen, driver in Rivers
Davido’s presence electrifies NYSC camp
Ronaldo tries again for first goal, Inter for first win
FIFA: Nigerians Make 2018 World Cup Unforgettable
Champions League Draw: Ronaldo Back to Old Trafford
Serena off Witthoeft to set up Venus clash
Plot against Super Eagles’ AFCON ticket thickens
FIBA World Cup: D’Tigress vow good outing
Akin Omotoso’s ‘Vaya’ to make debut on Netflix
Ahead of TIFF: Afghanistan-set drama wins $100,000
Lagos residents advised on proper sanitation
We’re used to dirty naira notes, say Lagosians
Court to hear suit against Lagos PDP exco September 6
Three businessmen remanded for ‘theft of $46,940 helicopter parts’
Lagos to returnee pilgrims: be godly in your conduct
Company constructs classes, library for college in Kano
Educate children on moral, lawyer advises parents
Nigeria, UK yearly trade hits £4.2b
Guinness Nigeria increases dividend up by 187.5%
Access Bank to pay N7.23b interim dividend
NNPC reporting template ready next month

The Sun

Sometimes I feel I didn’t do enough for my late mum – Abounce, rapper/actor
2019: Unite to sack Buhari, Wike tells PDP candidates
Soyinka warns Buhari
Why I’m running for president – Saraki
Vote for me again in 2019, Buhari begs women
2019: APC adopts direct primary election for presidency only
Araraume set to dump APC for APGA
Tanker explosion: Church, hotels, shops razed in Rivers
$8.1bn refund: Bankers move to save MTN
Use your influence to turn nation to God, Mrs. Ambode tells women
PVC collection: Oyo declares Friday work-free day
Libya: 165 Nigerian migrants arrive Lagos
I won’t leave PDP again – Atiku Abubakar
India, Nigeria’s largest trading partner – Envoy
NSE trading maintain downward trend, All-Share Index drop 0.77%
Emery bans fruit juice at Arsenal
Pellegrini: I rejected Yaya Toure
Eto’o to buy house for ex-Cameroon captain
State congress tears Oyo ADC apar
Cross River: SDP’ll sack Ayade in 2019, guber aspirant boasts
Benue monarch condoles with Dickson, donates N.5m towards Cancer Foundation
Flooding: Obaseki assesses impact, assures victims of relief materials
Cargo firm lauds Bayelsa govt. on airport project
EDITORIAL: Leah Sharibu’s rescue plea
Tragedy as erosion wreaks havoc on Kebbi community
Stemming Nigeria’s population growth
Nigeria’s seaport and social depression

Daily Trust

2Baba, Waje, DJ Neptune arrive Kaduna for charity musical concert
FIFA President commends Super Eagles, Nigerian fans
UEFA Champions League group stage draw (LIVE UPDATE)
10 things Buhari said at APC NEC meeting in Abuja
APC strives on falsehood – Lamido
Journalists in Abia protest anti-media attacks
Rule of law will outlive you – Soyinka tells Buhari
APC presidential candidate to emerge through direct primary
Buhari departs for China today
2019: Don’t jeopardise national security, Defence Chief warns politicians
How Nigeria can avoid crisis in 2019 – Gambari
Why I want to be president – Saraki
Lamido: I’ll defeat Buhari if I secure PDP ticket
N369m deal: Sen Hunkuyi fails to honour police invitation
Saraki Declares for presidency at meeting with #NotTooYoungToRun
Voter registration: Edo declares today work-free
JAMB adopts new exam style for the blind, others
Nigeria doesn’t need president with military background – Bafarawa
I won’t quit PDP if I lose primary — Atiku
Providence People’s Congress inaugurates plateau chapter
Marafa Campaign Organisation distributes 51 cars
Pinnick charges Enyimba to go all the way
How illegal funds repatriation affects exchange rate, prices of goods – Experts
nvestors lose N99bn as MTN, Diamond Bank shares plunge over fine
Reps cttee queries agencies over $21bn loss to non-review of PSCs
5 things Saraki said he would do as president
Pandemonium as Davido sworn-in at Lagos NYSC camp
Development Control demolishes school, garage in Games Village
Students of Imam – Malik Academy shine in WAEC/NECO
False choice between human rights and national security
Buhari, rule of law, national interest and security
JNigeria Air, aviation unions and matters arising
2019 Presidency: Why PDP should look North-Eastwards
Corridors of power: The graveyard of conscience
Macron affirms love for France after ‘resistant Gauls’ aside
Editorial: Before the electronic waste consumes us
Typha grass threatening farming, fishing in Jigawa
Yam farmers enjoy good market as harvest begins
…Bumper harvest expected in Kano, Yobe


Successful implementation of ERGP will accelerate 7% GDP growth by 2020 ― Osinbajo
Bukola Saraki declares for president, read full speech
Varsity students storm out of exam hall in South Africa, say questions too tough
Buhari leaves for China Friday
2019: APC adopt direct primary for president, indirect for govs, others
Omisore takes campaign to Oyinlola’s town, promises to rebuild Osun
NYSC, beacon of hope, reference point ― Ajimobi
25-yr-old mother of two, hacked to death in Ekiti
130 disabled persons provided with artificial legs, hands in Anambra
Wike charges PDP presidential aspirants to forge common-front against APC, FG
Over 70% of Ebonyi youths have PVC ― Youth Commissioner
Petrol tanker fire razes church, hotel, shops in Rivers
Man bags 6 months imprisonment for N5,000 theft, mischief
Trump announces trade deal with Mexico
Nigeria wants £4.2bn trade with Britain increased
EDITORIAL: Theresa May on poverty in Nigeria
Shehu Musa on code of conduct for political parties

The Guardian

Saraki declares bid for Aso Rock as Buhari mocks defectors
MTN’s shares drop 23% after CBN’s $8.1bn sanction
Don’t force Moses out of retirement, Mabo tells Rohr
Oyo declares today work-free day for PVCs’ collection
Prevailing insecurity worse than civil war, Atiku declares
SDP ‘ll check challenges in health sector, says Omisore
IGP, political stakeholders promise peaceful poll in Osun
U.S. reaffirms faith in free, credible election in Osun
Akwa Ibom government denies alleged N184m marine terminal fraud
Ronaldo’s Juve face Man United, Barca versus Tottenham
Oboh at World Amateur Championship, eyes Youth Olympics medal
Samuel Eto’o rescues former Cameroon captain who is homeless
New Minna 18-hole green ready for tournaments
Gernot Rohr must earn back Nigeria’s respect after World Cup disappointment
Mibod, SIAO move to develop boxing, other sports in Nigeria
Breaking Coconut On The Head As A Sign Of Prayer Ritual
AfCFTA ratification deadline suffers setback with only seven signatories
UBA offers customers N120 million in new promo
How Nigeria Airways ex-workers’ N45b benefit got stuck again
Visa, LSETF to digitize payments for MSMEs
Editorial: Adieu, Senator John Sydney McCain (1936- 2018)
Gernot Rohr must earn back Nigeria’s respect after World Cup disappointment
PIGB rejection as fatal blow to oil sector reforms
Political defections in Nigeria, causes and consequences
Kofi Annan and the African personality
Education in a rudderless society
Foretelling democracy atrophy
‘Wike has not done well at all’
Dogara stumped by APC, PDP tangle
Nasarawa lawmakers flout court order, declare member’s seat vacant
FG to ban gmail, others for official work, mulls .ng
Paystack secures $8m Series A Funding
NIMC begins transfer of e-ID cards
NCC, WIPO partner on capacity building on IP rights for judiciary
Illegal tobacco marketers escape government watch, undermine ITP
Substituting almonds for breakfast skipped improves insulin resistance

New Telegraph

2019: Buhari banks on support of womenfolk
‘Not Too Young To Run’ dissociates self from Saraki’s declaration
Police arrest two homosexuals in Ogun
Speaker Dogara absent at APC NEC meeting
Minimum wage: C’ttee to conclude task next week
One killed as onslaught by cultists in Edo continues
Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Arewa leaders move against APC
Primaries: APC proposes N55m for presidential form
Saraki declares presidential ambition, promises to rebuild Nigeria
Buratai: Army’ll courtmartial rioting soldiers
Stop harassing us, journalists tell FG, security agents
N5.87bn fine: Banks risk losing licence
Buhari: Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom’s exit, barely a dent
Soyinka: Nigerians must resist descent to dictatorship
Brain implant could curb epileptic fits
Back to the trenches
Buhari: Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom’s exit, barely a dent
Stop harassing us, journalists tell FG, security agents
Days after, hypnotised lady identified fraudster in public
Driver held for robbing, raping passenger
Police arrest two homosexuals in Ogun
Church, hotel, shops burnt as tanker explodes
Police arrest, recover gun from teenage robbers in Lagos
Punishing offenders’ll curb electoral malpractices – Igbinnosa
APC ‘ll take over Kwara in 2019 – Sulyman
Edo North: Talks of automatic ticket, a smeared campaign
Why I chose not to be a nomadic politician – Ganduje
FG’s cocoa treaty: Nigeria’s FX revenue game changer
ASSBIFI flays capitalists’ attitude to workers’ welfare
NECA tackles FG over business-friendly policies
Heavyweight boxing: Tyson, Lewis declare Joshua as best
CAF Confed Cup: Pinnick charges Enyimba to go all the way
Gymnastics: Dalung lauds TIG, vows to probe athlete’s denial
HiFL: OAU Giants wallop UI Pioneers
Modric beats Ronaldo to win UEFA, top award
US Open: Serena to play sister Venus in third round
Adesua Etomi honoured by alma mater With Kimono’s exit, half of my energy’s gone – Orits Wiliki
Jim Iyke denies being arrested at Murtala Muhammed Airport
Sylvia set for premiere
Kunle Afolayan casts X3M Music act, Simi, in new movie
AMVCAs 2018 holds, as Multichoice announces live broadcast
EDITORIAL: The restructuring debate
Secondus meets PDP presidential aspirants
HOFOWEM: Touching lives, building family ties
2019: Durotoye beats Moghalu, others, for PACT’s presidential ticket
Tambuwal tasks Corps members on national unity
Waiting for Escravos- Warri Seaport
FRSC Academy to award PGD, Masters in road safety
2019: Ambode declares Lagos ‘No go Area’ for kidnappers
Osun: 30 police commissioners to oversee polls – IGP


APC Adopts Direct Primary For Presidential Ticket
Saraki Finally Joins Presidential Race
PDP Presidential Aspirants To Sign Agreement
Speaker Dogara Absent As APC NEC Commences
2019: Save Nigeria’s Democracy, German Chancellor Urged
I wouldn’t Have signed Ronaldo — Ex-Juve chief
Venus, Serena Williams Set For 30th Career Clash
NASSLAF Protests Ekweremadu Utterance Over Members’ Welfare
Anxiety In Nigeria’s Oil Industry As Sinopec Set To Downsize
Linkage Assurance Posts N4.1bn Gross Premium
Seplat Lists $350m Senior Notes On International Securities Market
Importers Move Vessels To Eastern Ports As Apapa Traffic Persist
Stocks Market Declines By 0.77%
Lawyers, Buhari And The Ruins Of Law
2019: Need To Avert Looming Crisis In Nasarawa
Let’s Break The Ice
20% Of Nigerians Have Dyslexia – Tikolo
Achieving Peace In Taraba Is Paramount To Me – Omar
Governorship Ticket Tears Zamfara APC Apart
CPC VS MultiChoice: Exploiting Consumers Or Exploring A Market
DisCos’ Poor Remittances: Electricity Market Lost N103bn In Q3 2017 – NERC
Gov Bindow Donates Foodstuff To NYSC
Argungu Prince Declares For Kebbi Guber Seat
Imo Guber: Aspirant Advises Youths Against Political Apathy
Ensure Party Supremacy, Aisha Buhari Tells APC Women
‘Akpabio Can’t Alter Power Balance In Akwa Ibom’
Champions League Draw: Ronaldo To Face Man United
Ready Player One: eSports Superstar Sets Sights On Olympics
Prince Harry Wows Crowds By Singing At Hamilton
EDITORIAL: Nigeria And The Water Challenge
Kola Aluko And Atlantic Energy: Beyond Headlines And Scandals
2019 Presidency: Why PDP Should Look North-Eastwards
Huriwa/Nbc: Facts Of A Fictitious Agenda I
For The Polity Not To Be Overheated
Trump, Nigerians And Ado About Nothing
Stocks Market Declines By 0.77%
2019: Need To Avert Looming Crisis In Nasarawa


Cross River: PDP Shuts Door Against Obscure Aspirants, Rules Out Automatic Tickets
Troops Protest: Officers/Soldiers Involved Arrested, Will Face Military Justice – Buratai
RESTRUCTURING: We’re Back To The Trenches – N-Delta Militants
Uduaghan’s Defection: We Remain Strong, Indivisible – Delta PDP
Return Of PRP As Third Force?
Learning From The “Music House” Saga
Police Arraign 57 Suspected Homosexuals
Sokoto: Yabo, Who Stepped Down For Tambuwal, Emerges A Game Changer
Unlawful Arrest Of Journalists, Other Nigerians Very Disturbing – CISLAC
Lawyers, Buhari And The Ruie Of Law
A Word For President Buhari – Fani-Kayode
Re-Election: Lalong Loses Support Of Key Ally In Plateau
Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement Disowns Saraki’s Affiliation
The Rage, Range And Age Of Imran Khan
Unpaid Salaries: When Sweepers Refused To Sweep Lagos
Buhari’s Remark On Rule Of Law, Playback Of Military Rule – Soyinka
Gay Partner Arrested For Rupturing Partner’s Rectum In Ogun
RESTRUCTURING: We’re back to the trenches – N-Delta militants
Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement disowns Saraki’s affiliation
Presidential candidate coming through direct primary; 34 states go for indirect – APC
Rule of law : PANDEF, NEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, M-Belt leaders carpet Buhari
National interest supercedes individual rights – S-Court
Buhari, Osinbajo,Tinubu, APC govs, South West stakeholders meet
FAAC: FG, States , LGs share N714.809 b
Three rare elephants found in Koko Besse LG in Kebbi
Sokoto: Yabo, who stepped down for Tambuwal, emerges a game changer
Re-election: Lalong loses support of key ally in Plateau
Oyo 2019: Ajimobi’s next problem
Buhari, Osinbajo,Tinubu, APC govs, South West stakeholders meet
CAF Confed Cup: Mfon urges Enyimba players to focus on quarter-finals
AFCON 2019 qualifier: We must not underrate Seychelles, Rohr warns Eagles
Success earns Watford’s boss praise
Mane: Why I rejected Man United move
Liverpool to face Chelsea in League Cup
Pandemonium as Davido smuggled-out while being sworn-in at Lagos NYSC camp
Kiss Daniel’s brother to launch online fashion store
Brain behind Instablog9ja revealed
$8.1bn: Senate clears us—MTN
We disguise as driver, bus conductor to attack passengers, Brothers arrested over robbery confess
School celebrates 60th anniversary in Atlanta
Unpaid salaries: When sweepers refused to sweep Lagos
Nigerian Army’s Cyber Warfare Command begins operation
Exquisite Magazine holds free cancer screening, walk in Lagos, others
We are partnering with four African countries for seafarers’ training – Peterside


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