News Headlines Sep 2, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sep 2, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

APC direct primary: Confusion as state chapters plan to decide own options
Dogara perfects last-minute defection, continues APC talks
Again, Boko Haram raids Borno military base, kills 30 soldiers
Why I bought N20m car –CDQ
‘Igbo’ll support Buhari in 2019 to avoid 2015 mistake’
My three months in Kirikiri after SARS framed me for robbery was like hell — Guitarist
How we squandered $982.8bn
INEC officials took money for PVC registration —Oyo voters
Nigerian-born athletes bringing glory to oil-rich Asian countries
Ortom picks nomination form, takes over Benue PDP Monday
Igbo not afraid of Saraki’s claim on Tinubu’s bid — Kalu
SARS men ended my son’s dream two weeks to his Dubai trip — Dad of graduate shot to death in Osun
Dogara perfects last-minute defection, continues APC talks
Again, Boko Haram raids Borno military base, kills 30 soldiers
Buhari won’t reply Trump over ‘lifeless’ comment, Presidency insists
High forms’ fees: APC aspirants kick, threaten mass defections
Amaechi denies picking gov candidate for Rivers APC
As Kanu’s whereabouts sink into deeper controversy
Ex-Lagos PDP gov aspirant joins APC
Ex-NDDC MD, Aginighan, son, orderly die in crash
SA police pulled us over because they thought we were carrying arms — Olumide Oworu
NSCDC men shot dead a woman on our way to bury my brother – Relative of slain Akure bricklayer
Flood killed 14 in Niger —SEMA
Man spends 17 years in jail for lookalike crime, demands $1m compensation
Slain prison boss buried amid tears in Plateau
Three Osun lawmakers dump APC for ADP
Oshiomhole can’t dissolve my exco, I’m not with Saraki — Fulani-Balogun
Danger looms as Nigeria delays enforcement of dirty fuels import ban
Buhari’s rejection of oil industry bill worries stakeholders
Nigeria is ready for drone delivery — Aramex MD
2,051 Nigerian Libya returnees learn new trades
Why is Aso Villa Demo Day/GEM grant stalled?
Nigeria’s Internet users rebound to 103 million
Oshiomhole can’t dissolve my exco, I’m not with Saraki — Fulani-Balogun
While playing in Monaco, I had over 100 shoes – Victor Ikpeba
Osinbajo’s directive to oil firms on relocation political –Darah
Igbo short-changed on appointments, compensated with projects –VON DG
Fulani-Balogun followed Saraki to PDP, he can’t be APC chair –Bolarinwa
Dad once led a protest in a restaurant over food quality –Adamu Ciroma’s daughter
Nigerian-born athletes bringing glory to oil-rich Asian countries
Saudi Arabia: New Mecca of Nigerian stars
Liverpool, Chelsea remain perfect, City maintain chase
I’d do it again, says Mbappe after red card
Agunbiade wins silver medal in World Para Table Tennis Championships
Liverpool extend winning streak despite Alisson blunder
I will react to rape allegation after honeymoon – Theo Ukpaa
I cannot be a second wife –Anita Joseph
I almost dumped my husband, I wasn’t sure I loved him –Maheeda
I wasn’t signed to G-Worldwide to replace Kizz Daniel – Ajura
I love basketball but my height won’t let me play — Chinedu Ikediez
The cause of a death
Readers’ responses to past articles
Editorial: Election rigging: NSA’s warning to security agencies
To drink or not to drink?
Creating possibilities for your organisation
The world goes to Toronto for TIFF


MTN Faces More Questions over $8.134 Billion Remittances
We’ll Reclaim Kwara from Saraki, Vows Oshiomhole Saraki: you’re day-dreaming, you will struggle to keep Edo APC aspirants protest high cost of nomination forms, threaten defection
After May, Merkel, Presidency Claims Leaders Queuing to Meet Buhari
Boko Haram Kills 40 Soldiers in Two Weeks, 10 Others Still Missing
Aso Rock Orders Reversal of New Postings in SSS
APC, INEC in Alliance to Rig 2019 Elections, PDP Alleges
Buhari Appoints New MD, Directors for Security Printing Company
Lawyers Unite in Defence of Rule of Law
US Open: Federer Through to Fourth Round
Tonye Cole Resigns from Sahara Group, Goes into Active Politics
Tambuwal: APC Can’t Return to Aso Rock in 201
ICAN’s RAZAK JAIYEOLA: It’s an Aberration to Skew Budget in…
Decline in Economic Growth for Two Quarters Raises Concerns
Real Sector Financing: Experts Task Banks on Effective Implementation
Risking Fresh Attacks on Nigeria’s Oil Production
As Foreign Portfolio Investment Outflow Increases…
MultiChoice: CPC Hiding Behind A Finger
Boko Haram, Buhari, Leah and the Leap of Faith
Buhari, Please, Take the Challenge!
Clarence Olafemi: Atiku Has All It Takes to Defeat Buhari in…
BISHOP MIKE OKONKWO: Restructuring Nigeria More Important than 2023 Igbo Presidency
Lanre Tejuoso: From Palace to Politics
Terry G: I’m Crazy by Choice
Grandma Florence Adedayo Adeniyi: Exit of Rare Breed in Motherhood
Pierre Cherruau…What An Abrupt Goodbye!
Under Pressure Mourinho Leads United to Burnley
Liverpool Stay Top, Despite Alisson Blunder
Italian GP: Raikkonen Breaks Record to Take Pole
Henry Onyekuru: Not Ready to Let another Eagles’ Call up Slip
Masai Ujiri: Breaking the Odds with Giant of Africa
Police as Your Friend
Editorial: 2019 Elections And Matters Arising

The Nation

APC targets Southeast, Southsouth take over
Aisha Buhari’s brother, Ribadu, others move to unseat Adamawa governor
2019: PDP eyes Northwest as party sets to dump Atiku, Saraki
Former NDDC Acting MD, son die in auto crash
Aspirants kick against APC’s nomination fees
Inside Lagos’ headquarters of marijuana trade
Enyimba coach, Usman Abd’allah: My family, my fortress
Fintiri declares governorship bid in Adamawa
Fresh anxiety in Southeast over Python Dance 3
I didn’t appoint Cole as Rivers APC gov aspirant, says Amaechi
Slain prisons boss buried amidst tears
Nigeria, China to sign $328 million agreement on ICT
Sepeteri communities get free medical aid, surgery from ex-minister
APC intensifies efforts to dominate Abia politics
MGHS old girls organise 5km health walk
Mikel in full action as Guangzou downs Tiajin Teda 2-0
US Open: Serena blows Venus away in all-Williams show
Croatia’s Dalic blasts Ronaldo over Modric award
Asian Games: Son claims Golden service exemption
GUO opens Asaba, Lagos Soccer Academy
Ganduje, Kwankwaso set for fresh battle
‘Ajimobi has been unfair to my father’
I won’t run again if I lose presidential ticket – Makarfi
Falz wins second AMVCA
Tunde Kelani, Bisola Aiyeola win AMVCA Industry Merit Awards
AMVCA 2018 is live
Police burst armed robbery syndicates in Katsina
No Pure Water in Niger is SON Certified
I make N180,000 monthly, says telephone charger
‘Lack of safe water affects children’s learning’
ICA to host credit industry award
SPAR Nigeria fetes customers at anniversary
Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO if the organization does not ‘shape up’
Pension benefits: Irregular funding delays payment of civil servants-PenCom boss

Daily Trust

AMVCA2018: Ali Nuhu wins best indigenous language movie award
PRP returns Falalu Bello as national chairman, Balarabe Musa BOT chair
Kanam APC accuses Lalong of imposition
Kwara senator gives scholarship to 21 students
Serena crushes Venus in U.S. Open showdown
2019: Ambode to dump APC ?
Defections, litigation, others await APC over indirect primaries – Marafa
Primaries: How ruling party courted problems
Fidelis Mac-Leva (Abuja), Andrew Agbese, (Kaduna), Hamisu Kabir Matazu (Damaturu), Nurudeen Oyewole
In an apparent reversal of its earlier position, the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday…
No going back on indirect primaries – apc govs
‘Direct Primaries Tinibu’s 2023 Presidential Agenda’ We Set Rules, Boko Haram kills 30 soldiers, sack Borno village
Why I want to rule Nigeria – Bafarawa
Buhari’ll never get it right What Wamakko’s rally mean to me
Party control: Kwankwaso on warpath with Shekarau, Wali, others
Theresa May’s Brexit Visit to Nigeria
INEC registers 537,874 new voters in Kaduna
3 Osun APC lawmakers defect to ADP over nepotism
‘Crybaby’ Neymar mocks opposing fans
Robbers rob Depay’s home of N.63bn
Why Moses is yet to start for Chelsea – Sarri
I make N180,000 monthly, says telephone charger.
Buhari appoints Masanawa to head printing and minting coy
Hajj: Illegal cargo handlers causing havoc
AMVCA2018: The Winners so far
YAF launches 1st Nigerian 3D game
Development Control demolishes school, garage in Games Village
Nsima Ekere and the Akwa-Ibom governorship race
Kofi Annan’s legacies can strengthen Ghana-Nigeria relationship – Envoy
Editorial: Theresa May’s Brexit Visit to Nigeria
13m Nigerians now engage in rice planting, harvesting – Ogbeh
Tips on farming strawberries
Farmers count losses as flood destroys farms in Adamawa
Education in emergency: a new way to heal despite Boko Haram

Saraki is our son, we support his presidential aspiration, community leaders say
PDP blasts Buhari over stance on illegal migrants
Osun 2018: APC loses four Assembly lawmakers to ADP, ADC
PDP only uses and dumps you, Uduaghan says
Nigeria, China to sign $338m agreement on ICT
I didn’t appoint gov candidate for Rivers —Amaechi
GT Bello, APC stalwart dies at 70
Forum of local govt chairmen back Alao- Akala’s aspiration
Benue: Herdsmen killed 50 security operatives in 8 months —Ortom
Woman found dead in Ekiti cocoa farm
Segun Odegbami, Yeni Kuti steal show at Afro Rhythm concert
Why I like women —Kehinde Adeyemi
Femi, Bois Olorun, others light up Ibadan with the Almighty concert
The rule of man
Osun 2018: How Obasanjo, Oyinlola prevailed on me to pick ADC ticket — Akinbade
Inside the camps of PDP presidential aspirants
Grow Nigeria: The Saraki’s speech that triggered the 2019 conversation

The Guardian

Nigeria, China to sign $328m agreement on ICT as Buhari arrives Beijing
Primaries: APC  governors, lawmakers, godfathers in battle royal
Hefty, questionable taxes stunting telephony expansion
PDP berates Buhari over comments on illegal migrants
WARIF trains 40 law enforcement agents on gender-based violence
PIGB inimical to Niger Delta’s interest, stakeholders insist
NHIS best vehicle to attain universal healthcare coverage — HCPAN
269,787 PVCs unclaimed in Kaduna, says INEC
At world congress, Ndigbo warns FG on unnecessary killings
Chukwu blames abrupt end to 2017/18 NPFL season on crisis at NFF
City beat newcastle as Liverpool triumph over Leicester
Liverpool extend winning streak despite Alisson blunder
Indonesia announces surprise bid for 2032 Olympics
I’ll always remain one of best managers, Mourinho declares
FIFA is killing Nigerian football silently, says NANF
Davido, Yemi Alade, Tekno, Sarkodie thrill Accra at Glo concert
Sylvia Ajayi… Stepping high in praise
Complete List Of Winners For The 2018 AMVCA
Editorial: CBN’s special interest rates for real sector
Ilashe: Our filthy beach
All is well in the national interest
Improper e-waste disposal: Nigeria’s deadly time bomb
What happened to APC report on federalism?
Du-Du-Du (mi do mi) Taxing the informal sector in my city – Part 1
Most APC governors have lost touch with voters and are afraid of direct primaries, says SANI
Enugu 2019: Opposition on a tightrope
Ogun 2019: Too many hands for Amosun’s job
Abia PDP adopts Ikpeazu as sole guber gandidate
Tax enforcements actions impact quality of telecom service, says Adebayo
Harmonisation of telecoms taxes critical to operators survival, says Teniola

New Telegraph

Buhari’ll be re-elected in 2019, says ex-Edo SpeakerI
Over 50 security operatives killed by Herdsmen in Benue – Ortom
Buhari to APC: I can’t pay N55m nomination fee
2019: I see Saraki succeeding Buhari’
2019: Why Tinubu is going for third term
Primate Ayodele: A 20th century digital prophet
Explore investment opportunities in Africa, Adesina tells Dutch businessmen
Bossladies 66: Different strokes…
APAPA gridlock: Importers divert vessels to Calabar
Jonathan regime blew Cabotage fund –Amaechi
‘50,000 products registered on NAFDAC website in post-recession’
Stay away from sun, FG, Lagos warn pilgrims in Mecca
GDP: ‘Economy still struggling out of recession’
Like Nostradamus, I saw today (4)
Zamfara shocked by death of 3 LG bosses in Saudi auto crash
15 years after Ojukwu: No one can write us off, APGA declares
Varsity honours Jonathan as ‘Icon of Democracy’
Buhari is full of undemocratic tendencies –Mark Gbillah
Rescuing North-West from felons
I left PDP to save my life, says Salvador
PDP remains indivisible despite Uduaghan’s exit’
‘Electorate must be vigilant, pro-active, patriotic ahead of 2019’
When you are pregnant, you lose form! Volkswagen to develop automotive hub in Nigeria
Mercedes-Benz Stadium: The world’s most magnificent arena
Bolt makes modest Mariners debut in friendly
Liverpool seal best ever EPL start
Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics, says president
Lagos SWAN dissociates self from national body
Aiteo Cup kicksoff Wednesday with rooky playoff
EDITORIAL: The restructuring debate
Sexual abuse: ‘Clerics being more Catholic than the Pope’
APC disowns illegal registration of members, prospective voters
Rep empowers constituents, seeks re-election


Defections,Threat Of Lost Seats In Legislative Chambers
PMB, Xi Jinping To Sign 25 MoUs On Trade, ICT, Others
FOCAC 2018: New Era Of Nigeria, China Relations
PMB Approves Appointment Of MD, EDs Of NSPMC
Why APC Will Win Osun Election – Tinubu
2019: APC Forum Opposes NEC Decision On Primaries
Unblocking The Route To Renaissance In Kogi
Direct Primaries Saga And Tussle For Soul Of APC
Why Journalists Must Be Seen As Nation Builders – Abechi
Chinese Cultural Centre, To Deepen Exchange With Nigeria – Ms Jia Xiaoling India Has Invested Over $10bn In Nigeria – Envoy
Obaseki Outlines Economic Growth Strategies, Achievements At ENAW 2018
Nigeria, Germany Sign Pact On Agriculture, Commerce
Gombe Marketers and Artisans Drums Support For Habu Muazu
Nigerian Thriller, Sylvia, Gulps Over N50m
We Will Be Driven By What Is Best For Nigerians
Nigeria, Germany Sign Pact On Agriculture, Commerce
Power Sector: Talk-shop, No Action
Ecobank Takes Up Education, Upkeep Of 11yr Old Artist
Diamond Bank To Reward Customers With N3m Scholarship
‘SMEs Need Funding To Narrow Productivity Gap’
2019: Nasarawa PDP And Consensus Candidate Dilemma
Is Taraba By-election A Signpost To 2019 Polls?
Bayelsa: Automatic Ticket Rejection Sparks Tussle For Assembly Seats
US Open: Wozniacki Falls, Keys Advances
Serena Williams Crushes Sister, Venus In U.S. Open Showdown
EDITORIAL: Refinery In Imo State, Delayed But Welcome
Buhari’s Administration And Abba Kyari’s Intervention
NASS Not Obstacle To 2019 Polls – Golu How Niger Govt Is Changing The Narratives Of Poor Water Supply
Colours At Ilorin Emirate Grand Durbar
Hate Speeches: NOA Boss Wants Nigerians To Take Oath
Benue Repositions Tax Agency
Plateau Empowers 13,000 Rice Farmers


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