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News Headlines May 19, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 19, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Atiku, PDP dismiss INEC’s denials, demand access to server, results
Boko Haram, herdsmen fighting to islamise Nigeria, Africa –Obasanjo
Dariye’s pay rises to N171m in prison
Ex-govs are turning Senate to their political burial ground – Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu
Army loses 29 soldiers to Boko Haram in five months
We’re still searching for Ajegunle killer cop –Police
Facebook closes pro-Buhari accounts used against Atiku’s campaign
We protect economic interest, speak for nomads — Miyetti Allah
There’ll be no farming in Zamfara unless more soldiers are deployed — Emir of Anka
After opening fire on me, Boko Haram ransacked our flat, carted away boiled eggs –Survivor
When Banana Island’s big boys gathered
Sacked workers sat for exams, passed interviews — Fayose’s aide
No employment, cronies were installed to cause crisis — Fayemi’s commissioner
Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa
I would have ended my 10-year relationship earlier if I was more experienced – Ayo Adesanya
N649bn Paris club refund: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta to get lion’s share
LG allocations: NFIU threatens to punish banks, govs petition Buhari
EFCC arrests Covenant University accountant over N180m diversion
OAU, students disagree as student slumps, dies
Herdsmen occupy O’odua tomato factory, plotting attack –Ogun monarch
Osun proposes 20-year jail term for land-grabbers
In six months, 1.35 million died in crashes globally – UN
Family kicks over missing dead baby in Ondo mortuary
Land tussle: Police fail to prosecute suspected killers of 65-year-old widow
Police rescue kidnapped victim in Anambra
Govs who enjoy life pension pressured Dickson to reject same for us –Bayelsa Speaker, Benson
Raising the bar of governance by making political offices less attractive
Osun election: Adeleke approaches Supreme Court over Oyetola’s victory
We have ‘credible evidence’ of your plans to sabotage govt, FG tells PDP
Amosun’s commissioner makes U-turn, withdraws resignation
Don’t expect stable electricity until Discos recapitalise – TCN boss
Marketers shutting down due to high petrol price —DAPPMAN
Firm fined for supplying power to EKEDC’s customers
Kia offers repair package, completes new mini SUV
Camry, Rush’s new features excite Lagos car enthusiasts
FG targets $72.9bn investments from newly licensed FTZs, others
Private investors in power lack expertise, agreement should be reviewed –Pioneer NLC president, Sunmonu
Speaking truth has landed me in trouble many times –Prof, 81
African football legends honour Ambode
Bayern win seventh straight Bundesliga title
Musa named In Saudi Team of the Season
Konta reaches Italian Open final
City demolish Watford 6-0, complete trebble with FA Cup
A dream come true, says Sterling after FA Cup goals
Education Minister hails JAMB for service delivery, integrity
At 12, my mum mandated me to read every night – Lawal, OAU first-class graduate
Schools can end suicide through counseling — Expert
Nigerian-born Tobechukwu Phillips shatters American school’s 125-year academic history
I can collaborate with Tiwa Savage – Yemi Alade
Zlatan will release more music after his EFCC ordeal – Management
I can’t decide hit songs – Runtown
Money we make in movies doesn’t match the effort­ – Uche Elendu
Celebs don’t like to admit they don’t have – Basorge Tariah
Sedentary lifestyle, processed red meat, lack of exercise trigger colon cancer –Expert
Do not play with leg swelling
Partner with media on disease prevention, FG advises doctors
FG classifies patent medicine vendors into three tiers
Rising suicide crisis: How 250 psychiatrists battle Nigeria’s 60 million mental cases
Editorial
Swift prosecution of UTME cheats
The darkest hour
Now everyone has a YouTube channel
Making it in Nigeria without travelling abroad
The delirium of materialism

The Nation

Atiku, PDP are plotting to subvert government – Lai Mohammed
BUHARI’S MINISTERS: How they fared (1)
FIRS to impose VAT on online transactions, says Fowler
ETIM ESIN: MY STRUGGLES, REJECTIONS MAKE ME STRONGER
*We have never had it so bad
Radiance of the lost Nation
Why we won’t recognise NEC member of NYCN – BOT
Aregbesola, Yayi hail Lagos APC chieftain Enilolobo
In search of libraries
Nigerian artist collaborates with Argentine lady during residency programme
FG to build agro allied cargo terminal in Benin Airport
Buhari arrives Makkah for Umrah
Ministerial Slot: Group backs Ex-Ondo CPC candidate
Escaped Chibok Girl graduates in America
Democracy @ 20: Okorocha, Ooni, Oyetola, others to attend Osun NUJ lecture
Cleric urges Buhari, others to involve more youths in govt
Oba Hamzat, a consistent progressive, says Are
Govt to shut down Abuja cooperative societies over certification
Celebrating quintessential Onobrakpeya
Thandi creates marimba dance pattern
Nigerians should have a day monthly for crying- Aregbesola
Put more efforts into combating insurgency, Obasanjo advises FG
Governors, successors on collision course
Deputy Senate President: Omo-Agege ranked best choice
Only a new constitution can save Nigeria -Uko
‘Why NASS couldn’t veto Buhari on Electoral Act’
I have what it takes to govern Bayelsa -Aganaba
Second term: Buhari needs fresh hands -Ojikutu
Goalkeeping experts laud CAF over sponsorship
FA Cup: Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 to complete treble in style
Valencia clinch Champions League spot, Getafe in Europa League
Bayern Munich wins Bundesliga title for 7th successive season
Goal-hero Babatunde gets standing ovation in Morocco
NB unveils 2019 Maltina teacher of the year
Africa trade agreement in Nigeria’s interest-NACCIMA boss
Chemical, artificial ripening agents linked to cancer
‘We need to encourage savings culture among Nigerians’
Council boss donates buses to staff, schools
First quarter scorecard: Economy in doldrums
HAYWHY: If you desire greatness you should prepare for bad publicity
‘2 Weeks in Lagos’ featuring Beverly Naya, Toyin Abraham to premiere at Cannes Film Festival
Kizz Daniel to embark on the US Leg of ‘No Bad Songz’ Tour
Mr. Eazi to launch 3 emPawa Africa platforms in July
LAILA JOHNSON SALAMI: My mum was the first feminist I ever knew
Ijenebe Anwuri, Kenneth Okolie stars in Nollywood’s ‘A fool and a lover’

ThisDay

Concern Mounts Over Possible Share Manipulation in MTN’s NSE Listing
FG: We Have Credible Evidence Atiku, PDP Want to Subvert Nigeria
UK Court Asks Shell to Pay Ogoni Community N183bn
YINKA DAVIES: Being on Stage Helps Me to Think Clearly
NPA Terminates Intels Pilotage Contract over Failure to Remit $145.84m
Nigeria Heading Towards Self-destruction, Ex-President Obasanjo Warns
Traore-Shumbusho: Creating Great Smiles for All Ages
Nigerian Teenagers Shatters 125 Year School Record in US
In His Shell… Adeyemi Ikuforiji Withdraws
Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu Fades Out…..Shuns Social Events
Who is After Kingsley Kuku? Rumours of Arrest Trail Former Amnesty Boss
Firm Asks Court to Order Customs to Pay N5bn Debt
Defendants deny any wrong doing
Community Denies Planning to Blow Oil Installation
FIRS Generates N1.5tn in Three Months
PDP Reviews Strategies, Insists on Frustrating Lawan, Gbajabiamila
CAC Leader Charges Christians to Trust in God
Lest the States Wither!
Is INEC Two-faced?
What Are Bulkachuwa’s Options?
Kogi Governorship and the West/Central Challenge
Edo Politics: Why Political Gluttons want Obaseki’s Removal
When an Ex-convict Blackmails…
Sowumi: Atiku Is More Patriotic Than Those Who Set the Nation on Fire Because They Lost an Election
ANTHONY SANI: Alleged Plans to Oust Buhari Must be Investigated
Senate Confirmation: A Vote of Confidence on Emefiele
As Central Bank Moves to Finance Creativity
A Case for Stricter Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
The Huge Data Rip-off in Nigeria
Making Oil & Gas Projects Viable in Niger Delta
Piracy: Changing a Wrong Perception of Nigeria
Man City Thrash Watford 6-0, Complete Domestic Treble
Bundesliga: Bayern Trounce Frankfurt, Beat Dortmund to Title
BOA Lawyers League: Advocaat Aiming to Continue Giant Killing in Semis Sunday
Super Falcons lift WAFU Cup, return to Nigeria Sunday
FIFA President Full of Praise as Second Proposed 2022 World Cup Venue Opens
AN ARTIST’S ESOTERIC TAKE ON LAGOS WITH EYES WIDE OPEN, AN ARTIST DREAMS OF LAGOS
LATEST EDITORIAL: The Tragedy At Kano Airport

Daily Trust

Opposition, cohorts want to derail Nigerian government
10 days to handover: Lagos, Zamfara, Yobe, Nasarawa airport projects remain pipe dreams
Hot Dispute on Donkey’s Future
Demolition of Jos Main market begins
Man beheads friend in Niger
How Northern governors intend to tackle kidnapping, insurgency
‘Why our father’s corpse spent 15 years in mortuary’
Bauchi cleric: I was detained for ‘criticising Buhari’
Alleged subversion: We have credible evidence against PDP, Atiku —FG
Saraki dynasty will bounce back to power in Kwara – Speaker
State police will help curb armed banditry – Pogu
Kogi Governorship Poll: Audu’s son set to dump YPP for APC
Guardiola wins first FA Cup as Man City clinch domestic treble
First Nigerian international female polo ambassador unveiled
Westchester Cup: USA Defeats England in Revenge Royale
FIRS posts N1.5tn revenue in three months, Fowler says
You abandoned us after helping you win elections, Lepers to Buhari
Nasarawa State announces 2019 Hajj fare
The darkest hour
ASSALAM RAMADAN 1440 (2)
The other side of Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi State
15 killed in clashes between cattle raiders, farmers in South Sudan
Navy recruits 1,176
Police order investigation into alleged suicide of UNN student
Coffee: Plateau’s untapped gold mine
Kogi’s 50 tons per day capacity rice mill ready soon
Group petitions Audu Ogbe, Adamu over members’ extortion in Benue
Okowa offers employment, scholarship to best graduating student in DELSU

The Sun

Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu bombshell: Nigeria getting to point of anarchy
NCP: Why i’ve not joined my late father’s party – Fawehinmi
S’West, S’East governors are pretending about restructuring – General Ishola Williams (Rtd)
EFCC: Court strikes out 15 out of 32 charges against Daniel
Orji Uzor Kalu’s unrivalled legacy
Losing my dad helped in shaping me –Sylvia Ukaatu, actress
Unending agitation for power devolution
Provost reads riot act to students
African football legends honour Ambode in Lagos
UNN VC applauds Daddy Hezekiah for his contribution to education
Enugu Govt approves further works on Int’l Conference Centre
Arthur Eze doles out N185 million to Anambra College
Speakership: Northern group flays APC’s adoption of sole candidate
Bayelsa guber: Ijaw Elders Forum warns against electoral violence
APC’s 2023 presidential ticket belongs to South West -Ahmad Lawan
Kogi 2019: Audu’s son set to dump YPP for APC
Unending agitation for power devolution
MTN shakes NSE, trades 48.35 million shares
FIRS to impose VAT on online transactions, says Fowler
MTN signs 7-year N200bn medium term facility
Manchester City claims joint biggest win ever in FA Cup history
Khan backs Mayweather over Pacquiao in rematch
Man u fails to sign Ajax ‘keeper, Onana
Ambode: African XI hold Ex- Eagles
Poland, Montenegro tests for D’ tigers in China
Nowitzki joins China 2019 global ambassadors
Bauchi fans hail Nestle Milo for basketball development
African football legends honour Ambode in Lagos
CAF disqualifies Guinea from U-17 World Cup
Man Utd fans demand Solskjaer to sign Ndidi
Nadal avenges Tsitsipas defeat at Italian Open
Iquaibom gets NOC appointment
Envy as a common ENEMY
Nnewi electrical/electronic dealers cry out: …Landlords, council fight incapacitating our relocation to new site …You’re liars –Landlords
I am more an ‘understated, laid back, sensual’ kind of girl
Pastor Adeboye calls christian faithful for battle
Hypertension
Scrap JAMB today, not tomorrow
Citizen Joe
Nowitzki joins China 2019 global ambassadors
Pension-indebted states: Retirees curse governors leaving without paying them
Lagos – Badagry expressway: Task before Sanwo-Olu
Disabled Biafran war veterans abandoned, rejected
Tears of joy as Ikeoha Foundation gives succour to 380 less privileged youths in Enugu

Tribune

May 29: There is plot to cause mayhem, Lai Mohammed insists
Security: Obasanjo urges Buhari to go global against terrorism
Anxiety over $9bn Nigerian assets •London court sits on Tuesday
Pandemonium in Ondo State hospital over missing corpse of a new born baby
There was pandemonium at the Ondo
Edo Community denies abducting oil firm’s badge, crew members, intensifies protest
Korean gives herbalist N30m for NNPC licence
Court sets Chinese woman free four years after setting Lagos hotel ablaze
Teenager in court for allegedly stabbing man’s eye
Sometimes, it is reporters that told us what President Trump posted on Twitter —Lt. Col. Eastburn, The Pentagon’s spokesman
Leah Sharibu: FG’s assurance means nothing to us again —ecwa president
Nigeria, a failed nation —Egbunu
C&S Mountain of Goodness takes medicals to the needy
NASS leadership: Tinubu moves base to Abuja
Patriotic Nigerians will make case for Igbo Presidency in 2023 —Onu
Buhari, Fashola have marginalised North —Shettima, AYCF leader
Senate Presidency: APC leaders merely using Buhari’s name —Ali Ndume
Ganduje gifts N6m cash donation to Zainab Aliyu, Ibrahim Abubakar
Resolution of Tinubu/Akeredolu rift good for S/West’s future –Oshati, APC…
No leader has taken Nigerians for granted like Buhari, APC —ADC…
Why N2m might still not buy flat in Nigeria — NIESV chief

The Guardian

Tension brews in finance ministry over hand over
Perennial outages, blackout make living unbearable
Lagos bus reform initiative: Lagosians worry about sustainability after Ambode signs off
Airport safety: FG happy with measures taken by Enugu government
Bulkachuwa:Burden on presidential election tribunal – Lawyers
Oil production to begin in Ogoni by October
Nwankwo advocates utilisation of debt to combat infrastructure deficit
Stakeholders decry consumption of GMO foods
Osinbajo raises hope for better Nigeria
Super Falcons lift WAFU Cup, return today
Italia open: Nadal hits finals
Ambode’s testimonial match ends in a draw
Bayern bid farewell to benched Robben and Ribery
Man City thrash Watford 6-0 in FA Cup final to complete domestic treble
Nadal dispatches Tsitsipas to reach Rome final
Ekweremadu’s decision to quit: Better late than never
APGA: Opting for congresses amid dwindling fortunes
El Rufai’s pyrrhic prattle against political godfathers
Handover peacefully to Ihedioha, kinsmen advise Okorocha
Obiagwu and 10 years of crossing boundaries
Fasegha’s two weeks in Lagos shows at Cannes Film Festival
Editorial: UNILAG, admit UTME highest scorer
Buhari’s new cabinet: Time for more technocrats
Toying with dictatorship – Zuma’s exit
The Celtic cross, the coggalbeg hoard and the crucifix
NCAC and mission to rebrand Nigeria’s culture, tourism sector
NFVCB, ISDEVCOM partner on media literacy, film classification, censorship
A long walk to arts regulation bill
Nwaka reflects Man’s inhumanity in Mr Benjamin’s Pen
Don makes case for genotype screening of newborns, free antenatal care
Minimising health risks in food packages/packaging
World Hypertension Day: Doctors declare one month free cardiovascular tests for citizens
Fighting maternal mortality, health sector challenges through LEAPS

Vanguard

Reappointment Of Emefiele Excites Nigerians In Europe As Group Lauds Buhari
Christian Witness In Nigeria
Be Ye Transformed
6REPS Speakership: Gbajabiamila Reaches Out To Dogara, PDP Members-Elect As Bago Storms S/West
B/Haram Survivors In IDP Camp: We Are Hooked On Tramadol
Politicians Who Plotted To Bomb Akwa Ibom, Abduct And Kill Me Are Walking Free — Mike Igini, REC
‘five Wonders’ In Ore
Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, Teni Make BET Awards Nominees’ List
Canon, PEFTI Train Nigerians At Film Workshops
A Letter To Emeka Ihedioha (3)
With Love From Homeland To A New Home
Tonto Dikeh’s Prayer For New Set Of Boobs Is Demonic — Uche Maduagwu
INEC Should Emulate JAMB’s Ishaq Oloyede
My Bills Don’t Get Attention Because I Am A Lone Voice — Nyeche, Rivers Female Lawmaker
The Betrayal Of A Husband-Snatching Friend!
Dealing With Stress
FG has credible evidence that the PDP, Atiku want to destabilise Nigeria – Lai Mohammed
My bills don’t get attention because I am a lone voice — Nyeche, Rivers female lawmaker
Cross River State APC: A cry for sanity
20 Years After: Nigerians yet to enjoy dividends of democracy — Onitiri
Five games which won the Bundesliga title for Bayern Munich
An incredible year’: Guardiola hails Manchester City’s history boys
Christian Chukwu in London
African football in crisis: Ahmad on corruption allegations; Bility on abuse of power
CAF today is a shadow of its past – Bility
Women who con men into fathering their children
31 Mistakes Women Make About Sex In Marriage (Part 1)
Why children hate their alcoholic parents
Uche Ogbodo sums up story of her life with nude birthday photos
My uterus is not their home — Adesua Etomi
I have worked too hard to have my image tarnished — Kate Henshaw
Girls who are mothers at ages they should be in school
How I survived serious liver condition – Oluwatosin
FIRS to impose VAT on online transactions, says Fowler
FIRS posts N1.5tn revenue in Q1 of 2019, Fowler says
My 2nd term policy thrust, by Emefiele
Adamu Adamu lauds JAMB for service delivery, integrity

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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

ThisDay

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

News Headlines Aug 8, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 8, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Tension as bribe-seeking policeman kills businessman
Mark, Jang, Kwankwaso, 46 other senators sign pro-Saraki list
National Assembly invasion: Osinbajo sacks DSS DG, Daura, replaces him with Seiyefa
NASS invasion: Buhari’s ominous descent into dictatorship
SANs salute Osinbajo for sacking Daura, saving democracy
Yoruba group knocks Soyinka for attacking Obasanjo
Akpabio resigns as Senate minority leader
Lawal Daura: Another cabal member ousted
Osun people will resist rigging, says Adeleke
Youths may decide winner of 2019 elections — INEC Chairman
CBN may increase interest rate soon
Man accused of chaining, torturing kids over witchcraft
National Assembly invasion: UK insists on rule of law
Wike, Tambuwal, Tanimu-Turaki bemoan NASS siege
Catholic Bishops warn members against endorsing politicians
Meet the new DSS boss, Matthew Seiyefa
72-year-old widow laments electrical charges for non-existing meter
Ogun robberies: CP orders joint patrol to curb criminal activities
NURTW, commuters lament poor state of Lagos-Badagry Expressway
Bayelsa vigilantes arrest suspected cultists, armed robbers
Magistrate remands two for cannabis possession
Truck crushes motorcyclist, daughter to death in Bauchi
Secondus asks UK to expel Buhari
‘Money politics, godfatherism will end in 2019’
Aisha Buhari pledges to support APC women aspirants
Lawal Daura’s sacking victory for democracy, says PDP chieftain
External reserves fall below $47bn, lowest since April
FG, BoI support traders with interest-free loans
Diamond Bank to conclude sale of UK subsidiary
Nine ways to save money for long term
MDAs must pay operating surplus before investing – FRC
Bordeaux a big step up for me – Kalu
I’m no miracle worker, Amuneke tells Tanzania fans
I felt like I was not a good mum – Serena
Supporters protest as Kroenke set to take over Arsenal
Ex-NFF chief backs reconciliation committee
ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open will be exciting – Oshodi
Researchers establish dangers in sleeping for long hours
Don canvasses ways to boost drug production
‘Belly fat linked to cognitive decline’
Spending time outside can slow progression of myopia – Experts
FG sets aside N1bn to combat disease outbreak
The liver in health and disease
StarTimes offers one-month free viewing
Editorial: NASS invasion: Buhari’s ominous descent into dictatorship
NDDC’s unjust project allocations
Averting the approaching gales
Auditor-General’s report and the ‘voice mail syndrome’
Honesty is the best deceit

ThisDay

FG Cautions Politicians against Security Breach at Airports• FAAN to allocate designated areas for political activities •Airbus confirms talks with FG over national carrier
Akpabio Resigns as Senate Minority Leader
Disobedience to Court Orders, Invasion of Legislative Houses, Arrest of Judges are Highlights of Daura’s Tenure
Saraki, Dogara Condemn Invasion of National Assembly
Osinbajo Condemns Invasion of National Assembly by DSS
Former Kano Deputy Gov, 10 Aides Defect to PDP
Nigeria’ s Democracy in Danger, Says Yakassai
Osinbajo Sacks Daura, DSS DG
Repositioning the Insurance Sector
Okeowo: Nigerian Debt Market Can Fund Infrastructure Development
Diamond Bank to Conclude Sale of UK Unit This Year
PSC Boss, Smith Decries Bad Image of Police
Benue Groups Raise the Alarm over Alleged Plot to Kidnap, Assasinate…
Three Years After Screening, 2,226 Graduate Policemen Protest against Osun Poll: Court Fixes August 27 for Judgment on Suit against Omisore
Crisis Looms in Kogi House of Assembly over Sacking of Member
Adeleke’s Certificate: PDP Cautions Police, Says ‘Ekiti Model’ Will Fail in…
Repositioning the Insurance Sector
Okeowo: Nigerian Debt Market Can Fund Infrastructure Development
Diamond Bank to Conclude Sale of UK Unit This Year
Hope Rising for Mortgage Sector
PFA Assures of Customer Satisfaction
Kola-Balogun: Pension Fund Can Be Used to Develop Housing Sector
BAD BIRTHDAY FOR THE SECRET SERVICE BOSS
MAN WITH THE HAMMER OF JUSTICE
APC Won’t Lose Any Member to Other Parties, Says Anambra Chairman
Duke Calls for Massive Investments in Sports Devt
Bournemouth Signs Levante Midfielder
Hard Fighting Falconets Fall to Germany Again
NFF Crisis: Abdulmumuni Aminu Heads Elders Stakeholders’ Reconciliation Committee
CAA 2018: Champion Kenya, Other African Countries Depart Asaba
FIIRO, Anchor Varsity Parley to Promote Entrepreneurial Devt
Schools Should Adopt Mentor/Mentee System, Says Obaze
ASUSS Chairman Tasks Ogun Govt on Teachers’ Recruitment
Students Advised on Career Choices
AAU Alumni President Canvasses Students’ Support from Members
Editorial: THE INVASION OF SOKOTO AIRPORT RUNWAY
Repositioning the Insurance Sector

The Nation

DSS boss Daura fired
Akpabio resigns as minority leader
Drowned NYSC members: Another body recovered
Police not involved, says IG
Saraki, Dogara blame failed meeting on invasion
CBN injects $210m into forex market
Day of drama at National Assembly
Osun 2018: U.S calls for free, transparent poll
Osun Assembly passes Asset Management Agency Establishment Bill
Teacher ‘defiles’ pupil, 2
Best UTME candidate gets N5m scholarship
IGP monitoring unit arrests 12 suspected criminals
National Assembly invasion threat to democracy, says NBA
Ondo community backs Borofice for third term
Father, son arraigned for theft
UNIUYO inducts 28 medical doctors
Golden Eaglets 80% ready for U-17 AFCON
Arsenal Shares: Kroneke’s fresh offer dims Dangote’s desire
I share ideas with Tanzanian Football Federation — Amuneke
FIBA World Cup: Sacked Vincent wishes D’Tigress well
Levante Confirms Moses Simeon 5-year Deal
2019 AFCON: Tanzania Signs Emmanuel Amuneke
Chelsea is a big club – Moses
‘Why I will not defect to PDP’
Battle for Akoko-Edo federal seat hots up
‘Your defection not a Surprise’
Winners emerge in Pen-down for Friendship contest
Winner gets N1m at TVS Confam Naija Dance
AFRIMA: Jurors arrive Lagos today
Man drops dead at bus stop
Labourer remanded
Woman, 90, arraigned for ‘N1.7m fraud’
CBN injects $210m into forex market
Denmark unveils $650m devt fund
Union Bank partners TEDxLagos
Lagos okays N466.85m for 187 retirees

The Sun

Amuneke: I’ll coach Super Eagles someday
UK, APC, PDP, Ihedioha, others condemn NASS invasion
Osinbajo sacks Lawal Daura following Buhari’s nod
FG names Seiyefa acting DSS DG
Resist dictatorship, Wike tells Nigerians
Akpabio resigns as Senate Minority leader
Kano APC crisis: 10 appointees resign, set to join PDP
2009 pact: ASUU withdraws from ongoing renegotiation with FG
Abuja sex workers: Why we prefer married men
Checking the Zamfara violence
FG names Seiyefa acting DSS DG
APC: With Saraki’s exit Kwara people liberated – Lai Mohammed
2019: Group endorses Wike for second term
Kaduna PDP has not promised automatic ticket to Sen. Sani – Chairman
Badminton: National championships to serve off Aug. 28
I share same ideas with Tanzanian Football Federation — Amuneke
Deal with Iran, incur America’s wrath, Trump fumes
India asks telecoms to block Facebook, WhatsApp in case of misuse
Resist dictatorship, Wike tells Nigerians
EDITORIAL: Checking the Zamfara violence
The National Assembly, DSS siege
Like Nostradamus, I saw today

Daily Trust
Former Kano state deputy governor defects to PDP
Dalung wants EFCC, ICPC to investigate corruption in sports
Secondus asks Buhari to resignSeiyefa is acting DSS boss
FG fired DSS boss as scapegoat, says Murray-Bruce
N/Assembly invasion: PDP calls for probe, prosecution of actors
Ten things to know about sacked DSS boss, Lawal Daura
5 controversial acts of sacked DSS boss Lawal Daura
UPDATE: Daura arrested after sack
30 local divers search for corps members’ bodies
109 cattle rustled, 27 recovered in Plateau
Confusion as Kogi assembly declares ex-speaker’s seat vacant
Prices of goods to rise as haulage cost shoots by 500%
ASUU threatens fresh strike, rejects Babalakin-led c’ttee
‘Breastfeeding dangerously low in Yobe’
Buhari Support Organisation tackles Tambuwal on marginalization claim
2019: Fake news can lead to civil war – Lai Mohammed
APC condemns siege on National Assembly
National Assembly Siege: Senators take ”selfies” as they gained access –
2019: Jigawa Dep Gov declares for Senate
Shehu Sani: Kaduna APC ward writes state chair
90 Nigerians, 127 others jostle for $46,000 Nigeria Open prize
Lokosa returns to Pillars after failed Norway trials
Eaglets coach assures team 80 per cent ready for U-17 AFCON
Prices of goods to rise as haulage cost shoots by 500%
Concerns over rise in fuel consumption
Procurement bureau deploys IT to block leakages
Know the constitutional mandate of the DSS
Editorial: As President Buhari chairs ECOWAS

The Guardian

Importers, agents groan under 400% hike in cost of container haulage
22 fuel-laden vessels berth Apapa ports this week
Many sins of a secret ‘hunter’
U.S. investors commit to full revitalisation of Nigercem
Collective prosperity demands balanced development, says Enugu governor
Wike, Ortom condemn invasion of National Assembly
Group slams Akpabio’s planned defection to APC
Twin brothers, six others arraigned for alleged diversion of N31.7m cashew nuts
Benue youths allege plot to assassinate Governor Ortom, reconvene House illegally
Organisers increase prize money as ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open begins
CAF hands life, 10-year bans to 22 referees from all football related activities
Cycling Lagos gets more support for August 25 event
Aminu declares NFF illegal, canvasses enabling laws to halt perennial crisis
Team Nigeria’s performance at African Athletics Championships thrills Zenith Bank
Barcelona mayor faces calls to quit over ‘insecurity’
AfDB seeks technology transfer to farmers for processing
BUA partners SON, ITF to address building collapse
CIBN becomes secretariat for alternative dispute resolution
Political uncertainties depress stock market indices further by N54b
Editorial: About killings with impunity
Apapa gridlock: How poor state capacity stifles competitiveness
The fight against human trafficking
AMCON: Like Biafran cassava and Nigerian generator
Resourceful Russian spies
Of migrant politicians and political prostitution
Obasanjo, Akpabio crying contrast in democratic discrepancy
Dogara urges vigilance as ULC, CLO seek probe of security agency
PDP wants National Assembly to sanction president over DSS invasion
Kwara speaker decries attack on senate, doubts elections in 2019

Leadership

Youths ‘ll Determine 2019 General Elections’ Outcome – INEC
NASS Invasion: Osinbajo Fires DG DSS, Lawal Daura
Sen. Godswill Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader
PSC To Sack Undisciplined, Incompetent Policemen
Osinbajo Condemns Unauthorized Takeover Of NASS
2019: Saraki, Tambuwal, Others Can Win Election For PDP…..Ex-Rep Member
Ayew Boycotts Training To Force Swansea Exit
Bauchi Mammoth Crowd As Validation Of APC’s Stewardship
German Couple Jailed For selling Son To Paedophiles On Dark Net
Lessons I Have Learned Walking With Gov Abubakar
Reps Seek Prompt Release Of Funds For Amnesty Programme
Obaseki Cries Out Over Inherited Debts Yobe 2019: Time For Paradigm Shift
Shettima Offers Scholarship To 2018 ‘King Of JAMB’
Defections: 10 Ganduje’s Aides Resign
Bauchi By-election: I’m Sure Of Victory-APC Candidate
German Couple Jailed For selling Son To Paedophiles On Dark Net
Sterling Bank To Raise N35bn Through Commercial Paper Issue
Sokoto Airport: NCAA Begins Investigation Into Security Breach
AEDC Partners Meron Consortium To Flag Off Pre-paid Meter Installation
NAFDAC Impounds N3bn Fake Products In 2017
Defections: 10 Ganduje’s Aides Resign Osun Guber: US Consul General Meets Adeleke
We Didn’t Leave APC For Selfish Reasons – Gov Ahmed
Arsenal’s Kroenke Offers To Take Full Ownership Of Club
NFF Is Being Run Illegally, Former NFA Chairman Says
Venus Starts slow, Rolls in Rogers Cup opener
iwa Savage Raps Duncan Mighty In Lova Lova
I’ve Always Been A Fan Of Nigerian Music – Zara
Dremo Releases Album, Features Simi, Others
My New Album Is A Life Changer – Lordswill Angulu
EDITORAL: Food Insecurity, Implications For National Security
Ugwuanyi And Affirmative Policy On Women
Figures And Issues That Will Shape Nasarawa Politics
FMBN, Mortgage Financing And N500bn Recapitalisation
Reps Seek Prompt Release Of Funds For Amnesty Programme
Obaseki Cries Out Over Inherited Debts Yobe 2019: Time For Paradigm Shift

Vanguard

2019: Nigerian Women Want More Inclusion In Politics
Rohr Backs Yusuf In Bribery Scandal
Redeemed Christian Bible College Graduates 5,670 Students
Ofu Obekpa’s Action Movie “Klippers” Opens In Cinemas August 10th
Asaba 2018: Ogba Threatens To Sue Abati Over “Disgraceful” Claims
Saraki: New Interpretation Of Impeachment Draws Controversy
Amuneke Appoints Amadi As Taifa Stars Goalkeeper Trainer
ORAKWUE: Pain, Gain, Fun Of Living With Incurable Disorder
My Child’s Father Wants Us Back
Soldier Arrested Over Alleged Robbery
‘Globacom’s Award For Telecom Devt’ll Spur More Growth’
How Corruption Is Fuelling Clashes Across Nigeria – Lai Mohammed
No More Excessive Profit From FG Contracts —BPP Boss
We Didn’t Leave APC For Selfish Reasons —Gov Ahmed
APPA Seeks Legal Protection For E-Consumers
NASS INVASION: Time To Close Ranks Against Dark Forces, Says Ihedioha
Ebonyi Govt Gives Reasons For Terminating Road Contracts
EFCC freezed Benue govt accounts because Ortom defected from APC’
NASS : ‘DSS boss, Lawal Daura, fired for actions beyond his powers’
RCCG convention: Tinubu, 3,406 others ordained assistant pastors
Controversial actions of Daura
How dethroned DSS boss, Daura plotted NASS takeover with hooded 100-man strike force
Breaking: FG names Seiyefa, acting DG DSS
Breaking: Osinbajo sacks Daura, DSS DG
Breaking: ‘Order from above’ authorised DSS’ invasion of National Assembly
Akpabio drops Senate Minority leader post
Breaking: Oshiomhole, DG DSS, 30 APC Senators meet on how to impeach Saraki, Says Timi Frank
Plot to impeach Saraki, Dogara: PDP Reps ask Nigerians to resist illegal invasion of NASS
2019: Atiku, Turaki turn S-South, S-East to battle grounds
Kano: Seven SAs exit with Ganduje’s SA on graveyard
DEFECTION: Akpabio resigns as Senate minority leader
Ikeme reveals pains at missing Russia 2018
2018 ITTF Challenge Nigeria open serves off
I still can’t bond with my son
I’m now independent of his money
Should I attend my lover’s funeral?
I got married to an animal in human skin, man tells Court
I’m the goddess of the music industry – Bimbo Queens
Singer Solid Star in trouble with Basorge Tariah
Janet Jackson, Cardi B to play festival for foreign aid
BBNaija’s Tobi Bakre clamours for bigger platforms for creative youths

News Headlines Aug 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Kaduna APC defies Oshiomhole, says Shehu Sani’s suspension stands
Housewife stabs husband to death over telephone call
Nothing will make me abandon clamour for better Nigeria — Obasanjo
R-APC, Reps group allege plot to bribe lawmakers to remove Saraki, Dogara
Before Buhari and Saraki defect to America
Olubadan, high chiefs meet over modality for peace
Defections: APC, PDP shift supremacy battle to Senate chamber
Scores killed as troops, militia battle in Benue
Why some retirees earn lower pensions
Group attacks PDP over Adeleke’s certificate
Borno candidate gets highest UTME score, 364, says JAMB
I’m into kidnapping because someone told me it’s lucrative – Mechanic
Police begin manhunt for killers of Rivers prophet
Akpabio meets Buhari in London
Police arrest 72 cultists, recover pistol inside casket
Dangote truck kills 13 on Akwanga/Abuja Highway
Guest stabs man to death at burial
Nine corps members drown in Taraba river
Guest stabs man to death at burial
2019: Nwabueze, Nwodo, IPOB say Igbo not interested in presidency
Hold FG, APC responsible if democracy comes near harm —PDP
R-APC, Reps group allege plot to bribe lawmakers to remove Saraki, Dogara
Despite defections, Buhari’ll win in 2019 — APC
I resigned because of unjustifiable persecution — Kano deputy gov
Kano deputy gov’s resignation: Not a surprise to many
Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG to deploy 16 locomotives, 40 coaches, others
Airport invasion: Stop violating safety rules, FAAN warns politicians
Dangote refinery’ll boost Nigerian crude oil sale – Edwin
‘CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme creates 1.5 million jobs’
Seven banks make N8.58bn fresh investments in software
I gambled with my life to save over 300 Christians — Imam Abdullahi
I was once in prison with Obasanjo, editors for treason –Shehu Sani
Falconets ready for Germany test
NFF crisis: Giwa downplays Benin congress
Kenya brush aside South Africa, Nigeria to win Asaba 2018
Asaba 2018 LOC splashes cash on medallists
Five things we learned from the Community Shield
Bayern beat Man United in final pre-season test
I have no plans for boob job; body shaming doesn’t affect me –Uriel Oputa
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde celebrates nomination as OSCARS member
People thought I was insane when I became a lecturer– Sola Fosudo
Babcock Varsity refuses to confirm Chioma’s admission status
Former band boy who accused me of sleeping with underage girls hates me – Femi Kuti
The penis can also smell
Untreated urinary tract infection can cause kidney damage — Expert
Breastfeeding challenges: Paediatrician urges mothers to seek medical help early
I fear for my grandkids’ future after losing my son — Mum of Rivers man who died after saving 13 boat passengers
Osinbajo seeks technology solutions for oil spill areas
Lagos to establish ICT hub in Yaba
NIBSS, MTN, banks, others relaunch mCASH
BOOMPLAY Music records 10 million installations off Google Play store
Editorial: Rejuvenating the SMEs sector
Handle the Nigeria Air venture with care
Kemi Adeosun’s unhelpful silence
Economics of NYSC and stranded Nigerians in Diaspora
Where are the budget implementation reports?
Some idioms and codes of sex (1)

ThisDay

UPDATED: Kano Deputy Governor Resigns
Akpabio Visits Buhari in London, Set to Quit PDP for APC
Presidency Appeals to Saraki, Dogara to Reconvene N’Assembly Says 2019 general election could be jeopardised PDP, APC at war over Senate president
NLNG Targets 2024 for First Shipment of LNG from Train-7
Kano Deputy Gov Resigns, Set to Join PDP
Nine Corps Members Drown in Taraba
Economic Reforms Suffer as Politics Take Centre Stage
APC: We’ll Ensure Saraki Ceases to be Senate President
Sani’s Constituents Insist on his Suspension from APC
Falana: APC Can’t Remove Saraki without Two-third Majority
Wanted Boko Haram Leader Arrested in Borno
NNPC Denies Funding Alleged Plot to Impeach Saraki
FAAN Condemns Invasion of Sokoto Airport by Wamakko’s Loyalists
Strides Group: Why Nigeria Must Invest in Natural Gas
Year-to-Date Growth: Insurance Sector Leads at Stock Market
Moneytrust Commiserates with Lagos Tanker Explosion Victims
IATA: Passenger Growth, Economic Boost Incentives for Investing in Aviation
APC Using EFCC to Force Akpabio into Defection, Says PDP
Obasanjo Seeks New Strategies to Fix Nigeria
FG Blames N’Assembly for Stalling Federal Projects
Changing Roles for Borno Women
Neighbours at War
LAGOS AND PROSPECT OF WATER TRANSPORTATION
Lala Returns With ‘Naked’
CAA ASABA 2018: Kenya Tops African Athletics Championships with 11 Gold Medals
France 2018: Falconets Set to End Hoodoo against Germany
Gov Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare, Ikhuoria Sparkle at NOC Awards
FIFA President, Infantino, Congratulates Pinnick
Aguero’s Brace Wins Community Shield for City
Aruna Quadri Climbs to 18 in Latest ITTF Ranking
Nigeria as a Parody for Alice in Wonderland
Editorial: PENSIONERS AND THEIR ENTITLEMENTS

The Nation

Akpabio meets Buhari in UK ahead defection to APC
Ambode kick-starts expansion of Orile truck terminal
Why National Assembly must reconvene now, by Presidency
SEC fails corporate governance test
Resign now, Falana tells Saraki, others
EFCC may quiz Ekweremadu’s wife
Nine NYSC members drown in Taraba
Saraki, others, never supported Buhari in Senate, says Omo-Agege
‘Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom defections won’t affect Buhari’s re-election’
Kano deputy governor resigns
Ozubulu killings: Community holds memorial mass for 13 slain worshippers
Buhari greets Ray Ekpu at 70
Wife stabs husband to death
Osinbajo to open MSME Clinic
210 held as task force seizes 125 motorcycles
Aguero brace wins Community Shield for Citizens
Mikel missing again in Tianjin’s win
ITTF RANKING: Quadri Africa’s best in top 18
Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare, Ikhuoria sparkle at NOC Awards
FIBA World Cup: Vincent wishes D’Tigress well
Lagos coaches hail GOtv boxing Night sponsors
Asaba 2018: Nigeria win 3 gold medals on last day, finish 3rd
Makarfi: Stop victimisation in Benue
Aremu unfolds governorship ambition in Kwara
Obaseki and challenges of development in Edo
AFRIMA 2018 receives record 8,009 entries
My position on Buhari, by Okonkwo
Nigeria dominates AMAA 2018 nominations
Leadway supports new capital regime, reclassification
Avoid over inflating tyres, warns expert
Globe Motors rolls out Hyundai, Higer vehicles

Daily Trust

Move to forcefully take ‎control of NASS recipe for crisis – PDP
Asaba 2018: Kenya upsets South Africa, Nigeria to emerge overall champion with 11 gold
FG reacts to rumour of replacing Saraki with Akapbio as Senate President
How APC is plotting to remove Saraki – rAPC
Pressure mounts on Governor Tambuwal to resign
Reconvene NASS now, Presidency appeals to Saraki, Dogara
Why Kano’s deputy governor resigned
Defection: Osinbajo, Oshiomhole set to destabilize N/Assembly – Reps
IPOB lists terms for peace with FG, South-East Governors
Why I’m associating with Saraki, Ahmed, other APC defectors – Prof. Sulaiman
NNPC not funding Saraki’s impeachment plot – Baru
ICC denies rating Buhari on integrity
Abiodun Alade
PDP mulls fall-back options for presidential aspirants
Pressure mounts on Saraki to reconvene N/Assembly
Army holds qualifying exams for 313 Majors, Captains in Kaduna
Confusion dogs Nigeria Air
Dangote refinery to save Nigeria $7.5bn FX – Official
We broke the monopoly in pay TV and crashed prices – StarTimes CEO
Anchor borrower: CBN flags off input distribution in Cross Rivers
NIRSAL to disburse Anchor Borrowers’ fund within 5-day if…
Why Buhari met Akpabio in London
9 corps members drown in Taraba River
Army working to sustain Nigeria’s unity – Buratai
Only elite have ganged up against Buhari — Okorocha
Saraki’s case different from Tambuwal’s 2011 saga — Lai Mohammed
Nigeria shine at Africa Gymnastic Level system tournament
NOC confers merit award on Delta gov, Okagbare, Ogunkoya, others
Police nab suspected hoodlums terrorising Games Village residents
Editorial: An example to be cherished

New Telegraph

Kano deputy governor resigns, dumps APC for PDP
PHOTOS: Akpabio Meets Buhari In London
Defections will favour PDP in 2019 –Opposition
2019 will mark Nigeria’s end – MASSOB APC lifts Sani’s suspension, says Senator has pledged loyalty not to defect
Army arrests ‘number 96’ of wanted Boko Haram insurgents
Kaduna Central APC insists on suspension of Senator Shehu Sani
Former Ondo CJ joins LP, criticises Akeredolu’s performance
Cameroon, Benin’s low tariffs aid rice smuggling
Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria’s $7.5bn fuel import
Obasanjo: Nigeria deserves better leader than Buhari
PDP warns APC: Takeover Senate, invite trouble
2019: Akpabio’s defection unsettles gov, PDP
Resignation: Ganduje humiliated me –Kano deputy gov
High hopes as male contraceptive trials begin
Suspension: El-Rufai, Oshiomhole on collision course over Sani
2019: The jostle for PDP presidential ticket
APC luring senators with N50m to sack Saraki –R-APC
Cameroon, Benin’s low tariffs aid rice smuggling
Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria’s $7.5bn fuel import
2019: Akpabio’s defection unsettles gov, PDP
9 corp members drown in Taraba river Woman stabs husband to death in Lagos
Defections: Who controls the Senate?
Ibru: FG’s agric revolution’ll boost economy, reduce poverty
Nigeria needs $3bn in 15 years to replace geriatric aircraft
LAGOS golfers confident in Efekoha’s ability to drive CIIN
Raw materials rot at port over freight rates, gridlock
Corruption probe: Ministry orders for NFF’ sponsorship contracts, banking details
Aguero’s double sink Chelsea
Moses battles to keep shirt at Chelsea
Rohr: Musa’s move to Al Nassr won’t affect Eagles’ chance
U-20 Women World Cup: Falconets face Germany’s hurdle
Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare sparkle at NOC Awards
EDITORIAL: Sex-for-marks and varsity sanity
Row over call for Saraki’s resignation
‘Gender discrimination killing female lawyers’
Osinbajo to set up Lagos MSME tomorrow
How Saraki frustrated Buhari’s administration, by FG
Businesswoman, 5 others remanded over N72m fraud
Atiku: I’ll turn Nigeria around in six months
GE appoints CEO for Africa

The Sun

Akpabio meets Buhari in London
How APC senators plan to unseat Saraki – R-APC
Anxiety in Akwa Ibom over Akpabio’s defection rumour
Umahi knocks Oshiomhole
Ondo SDP leader dumps party for PDP
NNPC says Baru not funding alleged impeachment plot against Saraki
Infantino congratulates Amaju
ITTF ranking: Aruna Quadri climbs to 18th spot
2019: We deserve better Nigeria – Obasanjo
Umahi knocks Oshiomhole
– Describes APC chair’s attack as childish, blackmail
Apapa gridlock: Lagos begins expansion of truck terminal
• Proposes 5,000-capacity terminal in Ijanikin
9 corps members drown in Taraba during picnic
EDITORIAL: Another lifeline for the Discos
Endless agony, as gridlock grounds Lagos-Badagry road
• Oshodi-Apapa highway clean-up diverts trucks, tankers to other roads J
Mass defection and 2019 election
Security votes, Ortom and witch-hunt
APC, Saraki and Senate presidency

The Guardian

R-APC, PDP allege plot to bribe lawmakers, impeach Saraki
35% drop in investment hobbles rural telephony
High charges’ worry investors in oil, gas free zones
Group cautions against ethnic sentiments in Ekweremadu’s ordeal
Communities benefit from N7m environmental grant
Nine corps members drown during picnic in Taraba State
At thanksgiving, Ugwuanyi restates values of exemplary leadership
Lagos task force nabs 210 miscreants, impounds 125 motorcycles
Olubaka expresses concerns over bad roads, insecurity
NFF bigwigs, Omidiran to cheer Falconets against Germany today
Kenya tops medals table as Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championship ends
I had fears over Asaba 2018 Athletics Championship, Okowa confesses
Etim Esin advises NFF to compel Rohr to live, work in Nigeria
Sports Ministry ready to repay half of missing $150,000, says IAAF
Sergio Agüero’s brace gives Man City Community Shield win
Nigeria deep in $30tr global loss to inequality
Underwriter assures investors of better investment return
Shareholders approve voluntary delisting of GNI
Africa50 mobilises funds for $108b yearly infrastructure gap
Editorial: Nigeria’s democracy: Where are the citizens?
Kwara 2019: Here comes the game-changer!
Yes, social media aids political participation!
Increasing rate of psychological disorders
Celebrating the literary world of JP Clark
With Buhari, no defection can stop APC from winning 2019
APC voids Shehu Sani’s suspension, state chapter kicks
I’ll retire from politics in PDP, Makarfi pledges
PDP and the burden of managing a windfall
Kendrick Lamar’s “m.A.A.d city” Spends 300 Weeks On Billboard 200
Azealia Banks Accuses Beyonce Of Stealing Other Women’s Projects
Firm seeks support for affordable housing
NMRC up-scales housing finance, raises debt issuance to N440 billion
Presco, Edo community bicker over alleged land grabbing
We will engage investors for infrastructure development’

Leadership

Amidst Defection Rumour, Akpabio Meets PMB In London
9 Corps Members Drown In Taraba River
2019: Ballot Papers, Boxes To Gulp N36bn
Defections: Former Minister For Education, Prof. Jerry Agada Others Joins PDP
Sen Nyako’s Defection And Evolving Adamawa Politics
Retired CBN Director Joins Senatorial Race
Oshiomhole Moves To Halt Mass Defection From Edo APC
Imo 2019 And Odds Against Okorocha Saraki: His Travails, Triumph AnWWd Mandate
FRANCE 2018: Falconets Tackle Old Foe, Germany, In Group D Opener
To Receive, Settle Another Set Of 8,000 IDPs
Actor Steven Seagal Now Special US-Russia Envoy
Earthquake Rocks Lombok Island In Indonesia
Switzerland Crash: 20 Die In WW2 Plane Crash
New Ebola Case Claims 33 In DRC
NCPC Holds Prayer For Nigeria In Jerusalem
Venezuelan President, Maduro, Survives Assassination Attempt
Amidst Challenges, PMB And APC Shall Triumph
Building Collapse: FCTA To Embark On Massive Integrity Test
Glo Assures Customers Of Faster Access To Help Lines
Anchor Borrowers’ Programme: CBN Flags Off Input Distribution In C/River
FBN Holdings Lauds ASHON For Floating Commodities Exchange
SDP Promises To Liberate Nigeria
2019: PMB Deserves Second Term – Abari
2019 : Southern, Middle Belt Unite For Common Agenda
Ighalo On Target Again
Samuel Eto’o Leaves Turkish Club Konyaspor
EDITORIAL: Coomassie, The Tough Cop, Goes Home
Earthquake Rocks Lombok Island In Indonesia
Switzerland Crash: 20 Die In WW2 Plane Crash
New Ebola Case Claims 33 In DRC
Venezuelan President, Maduro, Survives Assassination Attempt
APC Forum Urges Eligible Nigerians To Get PVCs
UNICAF To Offer 75 Percent International Scholarships
Group Holds Awareness Campaign Ahead Of INEC Voter Registration Deadline
Insurgency Has Set Us Back – Gov Shettima

Tribune

Ortom never paid N20m to any Boko Haram suspect ― Benue Speaker
Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene
Kano deputy governor resigns
Buhari receives Akpabio in London
I’ve no successor yet ― Adeboye
Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene
Ozubulu killings: Memorial service for 13 slain worshippers holds Aug 6
Forceful takeover of NASS will harm democracy, PDP warns FG
Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene
Kano deputy governor resigns
NNPC says Baru not funding alleged impeachment plot against Saraki
Kogi National Assembly caucus petitions Buhari over insecurity
Osogbo APC endorses Oyetola
Osun 2018: I’m in the governorship race to win — Omisore
Funds obstructing commencement of Ibadan-Kaduna rail project, says Amaechi
Woman remanded in prison for throwing granddaughter into well
3 IBBU, ABU students remanded in prison over death of fellow student
BEDC assures consumers of electricity metres
World Bank to support Nigeria’s economic growth
Chevron’s success story in Nigeria’s gas development
China donates N7m worth of medical equipment to LASUTH
Senator urges States, Federal Govts not to fully depend on global funding for immunisation
MONDAY LINES
Two secret files and Nigeria’s failure
Oando records N8.5bn PAT in H1 2018
Equities market rebounds marginally by 0.09%
DMO lists first African Sovereign Green bond on NSE, FMDQ
Dangote Cement invests $3bn on plants, grinding terminals across Africa Employed 27,952 Nigerians in 2017
Oando records N8.5bn PAT in H1 2018
Equities market rebounds marginally by 0.09%
DMO lists first African Sovereign Green bond on NSE, FMDQ
EDITORIAL: The impeachment saga in Imo State
Defection: Must Saraki resign as Senate President?
Negative claims about Ajinomoto seasoning, spurious, scientifically unfounded —WASCO management
Shoprite expands business frontier school, commissions 25th store in Nigeria
Mamador promo ends with over 2000 lucky winners

Vanguard

Presidency Alleges Threat To 2019 Polls, Appeals To NASS To Reconvene
France 2018 World Cup: Falconets Eye Three Points Against Germany
Free Foot Checks For Diabetes Patients
Economies Of NYSC And Stranded Nigerians In Diaspora
Asaba 2018 AAC: Kenya Finish Ahead Of S/Africa, Nigeria
Bayelsa Community Lauds A’Court Judgment On Disputed SPDC-Operated Flow Station
Gov Okowa, Falilat, Okagbare, Ikhuoria Shine At NOC Awards
Oshiomhole To Meet Edo APC Leaders Over Alleged Neglect By Obaseki
RCBC Prepares Ministers For The Church
There’s Need To Review Listing Fees – CEO, Magnartis Finance
Lasaco Launches Claim Settlement Solution, Free Towing Service
Lagos Task Force Nabs 210 Miscreants, Impounds 125 Okada, Demolishes 98 Shanties
2019: 10 Commissioners, SAs In Ondo Set To Dump APC
The Magic Of Bonny Island…What To Expect At NAFEST 2018
Why Akpabio Is Defecting To APC
CBN Moves To Disburse Lower Currency Denominations
No Right-Thinking Nigerian’ll Applaud What Is Going On In The Country —Obasanjo
No right-thinking Nigerian’ll applaud what is going on in the country —Obasanjo
Alleged plot to remove Saraki as Senate President: APC, R-APC tango over plan to induce each senator with N50m
Saraki worked to frustrate FG budgets – Lai Mohammed
New insurance industry policy sidelines 40 companies
Igbo need restructuring, not presidency – Nwabueze
APC -led Govt plans to forcefully open NASS, replace Saraki with Adamu, R- APC alleges
APC restates plot to oust Saraki, outlines measures
Linking me with any APC leader is like associating me with armed robbers – Fayose
Senate Crisis: Hold FG, APC responsible for threat to democracy – PDP
Saraki, Tambuwal exit from APC won’t affect Buhari’s re-election – APC spokesman
APC restates plot to oust Saraki, outlines measures
France 2018 World Cup: Falconets eye three points against Germany
Asaba 2018 AAC: Kenya finish ahead of S/Africa, Nigeria
Stallions to face Niger Saturday
Over 200 kids dazzle at Ibadan U-12 Volleyball clinic
Hollywood actor Steven Seagal now Russian envoy
My selling aphrodisiacs doesn’t mean I’m available for testing – Peace Olayemi
MVZE ready to drop new single ‘By Your Side’
MTN Pulse House Party : Falz, DJ Spinall surprise lucky fan with house gig
Jennifer Lopez to receive Michael Jackson video award at MTV VMAS
Man allegedly stabs guest to death at mother-in-law’s burial ceremony
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant
There’s need to review listing fees – CEO, Magnartis Finance
Oil steady after G20 warns of risks to growth

News Headlines Aug 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Defectors dare EFCC, say we’re not afraid of prosecution
ASABA 2018 ENDS AMIDST DRAMA, CONTROVERSY
APC, 15 other parties move against Saraki
OAU loses accreditation for Law, Dentistry, Botany
Defectors dare EFCC, say we’re not afraid of prosecution
ASABA 2018 ENDS AMIDST DRAMA, CONTROVERSY
Dad would call us to assess him after he’s dressed for an occasion — Ibrahim Coomassie’s children
APC, 15 other parties move against Saraki
Rant here: Public officials and certificate scandals
Every great man started from somewhere — Oseme Robert
Be committed to being the best at whatever you do – Ofure Ukpebor
Presidential candidate: Leave Nigerians out of it, CSOs tell PDP
Defections: Bribery claims rock National Assembly, Benue
EFCC probes N90m estacode racket in foreign affairs ministry
‘Senate ‘ll treat Buhari’s polls budget request in September’
NUC grants Elizade varsity full licence
B’Haram constructs buildings on Lake Chad, holds meetings — Military
Petrol tanker rams into beer parlour, kills four
I’ll rather quit politics than leave PDP–Makarfi
1,500 refugees die at Mediterranean Sea in seven months –UNHCR
Women hold record mass rally against ‘spycam porn’
Melted asphalt, shoes for dogs: Europe wilts in heat
NSCDC, CBN to fight naira peddling in Oyo
Lagos teachers arrested for stealing school fees
Presidential poll: Behold kingmakers who will determine PDP candidate
Anxiety as defection fever grips political camps, parties
Zimbabwe: Opposition appear in court over post-election violence
Brazil’s party nominates imprisoned Lula for president
Turkey imposes retaliatory sanctions on US top officials
Protests in Iran as US sanctions loom
Ekiti poll: Olusola asks tribunal to declare him winner
2019: Opposition parties’ll form government of national unity if –CUPP
SANs divided over calls for Senate to reconvene
Nigerian environment unfavourable to managers – Iyanda, NIM boss
Nigeria borrows $3.1bn for railway, airports projects
Free Internet is nothing without meaningful use
Insurers move to increase patronage through financial inclusion
Overland canvasses regional aviation development
Apapa gridlock: Transport operators, others lament rising cost of business
Some defected APC senators on their way back, Senate Leader claims
No national carrier unless Nigeria Airways workers are paid –Tukur
December feasible for national carrier take-off –Balami
Assaulted magistrate shouldn’t be judge in her case — Oguine
Politicians, religious leaders’ utterances fuelling killings — Jibrin
Policemen who slapped Magistrate should be jailed – NBA Scribe
ASABA 2018 ENDS AMIDST DRAMA, CONTROVERSY
Iheanacho targets goals against United in EPL opener
Aina to join Derby County on loan
Barcelona sign Senegal star Wague from Eupen
Ighalo grabs 12th goal in China
Tennis: Americans donate more kits to Nigerian players
People thought I was insane when I became a lecturer– Sola Fosudo
Full list: Kate Henshaw, Dakore Akande, others nominated for 2018 AMAA
Untreated urinary tract infection can cause kidney damage — Expert
Breastfeeding challenges: Paediatrician urges mothers to seek medical help early
Editorial: Madam landlord
Handle the Nigeria Air venture with care
The revolution may have begun
The Queen will provide
What difference will ‘Not Too Young to Run Act’ make?
Loneliness is a shared responsibility in marriage
Some idioms and codes of sex (1)

ThisDay

Obasanjo: My Decision Not to Back Atiku in National Interest
Troops Kill Several Armed Bandits in Zamfara
Kachikwu: NLNG $7bn Train-7 Shielded from Vagaries of 2019 Polls
Akpabio Visits Buhari in London, Set to Quit PDP for APC
2019: Dankwambo Formally Joins PDP Presidential Race
Oshiomhole: Herdsmen Not Responsible for Killings in Nigeria
National Security under Siege
AFN to Bid for 2025 World Athletics Championships
PDP Can’t Secure Victory through Back Door, Says Fayemi
Dockworkers to Shut Ports over Disagreement with IOCs, NNPC
Oshiomhole: Herdsmen Not Responsible for Killings in Nigeria
Between Okorocha’s Iberiberism and Tinubu’s Hegemony
Africa’s Retail Banking Revenue to Hit US$53 Billion by 2022
Adetayo: Fixing Ailing Transport System Essential to Job Creation, Economic…
Brands War: When Nigerian Banks Took to Twitter
With Funding Alternatives, Corporate Bond Suffers
Will New Agency Engagement Give Mitsubishi an Edge?
The Face of Change?
Unending Scramble for Survival
The Day Atiku Struck the Right Chord in the South-East
Darcy Zotter: Nigerian Women Are Dynamic and Traditional
Soyinka, Anyaoku Highlight Mandela Centenary Celebrations in Nigeria
Ann Adeniyi: Beaming Light of Hope on Nigeria’s Dark Days
SHARING THE PRECEPTS OF KRYDZ IKWUEMESI’S CREATIVE CREDO
AINA-SCOTT RETURNS WITH AFROCENTRIC PAINTINGS
AFN to Bid for 2025 World Athletics Championships
Community Shield: Sarri Baptism as Chelsea, Man City Lock Horns
French Super Cup: Neymar Returns as PSG Pummel Monaco 4-0
Cameroon Appoint Seedorf as Manager, Kluivert Assistant
Trump Insults Lebron James
What Nigeria Can Learn From Apple’s Trillion-Dollar Status
Editorial: Leadership In A Time of Insecurity

The Nation

Dankwambo declares for presidency
Horror as tanker crushes four to death in Port-Harcourt
nPDP, R-APC: forward to the past
Troops neutralise 20 bandits, free captives in Zamfara
2019: Nigeria needs new narratives
APC will defeat Saraki in 2019, ex-Kwara PDP chair assures
Why Pay TV Prices Are Rising Globally
Nigeria to become third world largest exporter of gas
There is still hope for Nigeria, says Ambode
I will lead Osun with fear of God, Oyetola assures Imams, Alfas
APC, PDP gear up for showdown over Saraki
Defection: Wamakko shuts down Sokoto for Buhari, APC
2019: State of APC (ll)
Obasanjo to Atiku: God will never forgive me if I support you for president
MFM defamation: Court slams N3.5 million against lawyer
ALHASSAN YUSUF: Grateful starting off with IFK Gothenburg
Opara makes breakthrough with Vilar de Perdizes
JAMES OKWUOSA: Orlando Pirates nearly ruined my career
AFCON 2019: Cameroon Engage Seedorf for Lions
17-year-old goldmedalist wants to surpass Okagbare’s record
Lampard eager to have Aina at Derby County
Lagos West: The battle for APC senatorial ticket
‘Rivers coast land deserves power shift’
2019 PDP ticket: Ayade weighs options over opposition
Actors support stroke prevention initiative
MTN partners Crown Troupe on Eko Theatre Carnival
‘Music industry is similar to Nigerian politics’
Expert challenges govt on heart surgery, training as WACS opens N1.2b secretariat
Non-medics reject Yayale committee’s recommendations
Fed Govt inaugurates committee on diabetes
Seven things guys do when they still love their exes
JUSUN President leads Africa judicial workers
Widow laments son’s alleged gun-shot in Anambra
Experts seek improved tax regime in Africa
Heineken’s bottles connects with consumers
EXMAN reviews disciplinary codes for members
SON commences nationwide evacuation of unfortified food products

The Sun

FRIENDS MEET AGAIN!
Why Nigerian leaders who are generals failed – Gen. Don Idada Ikponmwen• Predicts bloody election in 2019 • Gives reasons security system has collapsed in Nigeria
Saraki won’t resign, insist senators
Why FG is opposed to Dasuki’s bail – Ibekaku, Presidential Aide on Judiciary Reforms
2019: Reasons Yoruba, Igbo, others won’t betray alliance – Sen Okunrounmu
Miracle babies: Woman delivers twins, one in August, another in November
Proposed revival of South-South ports: Cheating does not pay
Lagos trailers, tankers invasion
Withdraw the Press Council Bill
I’ll run til I’m 40 years old – Semenya
Breaking: Senator Godswill Akpabio Visits Tinubu
NAQS confiscates N3m perishable exports rejected by UK
Saraki won’t resign, insist senators
Jay-Z may cost Boateng’s Bayern future
Serena withdraws from Rogers Cup
Cameroon appoints Seedorf as manager
– Kluivert as his assistant
Withdraw the Press Council Bill
Miracle babies: Woman delivers twins, one in August, another in November
Proposed revival of South-South ports: Cheating does not pay
Lagos trailers, tankers invasion
Pains agony as stakeholders blame unending gridlock on concessioning, comatose refineries, poor holding bays EDITORIAL: Withdraw the Press Council Bill
Oppressor of the press
The public servant as a transformational leader

Daily Trust

Stop wooing our member‎s, PDP warns APC
IBB endorses Senator Ahmed Makarfi for 2019 Presidential election
What I will do to education when I become President next year, by Atiku Abubakar
Makarfi: I’m not fighting with returnees for PDP ticket
Five youngsters who could breakthrough this season in the Premier League
APC supporters shut down Sokoto for Wamakko
‘Defectors Will Regret Their Action‘ Sharan Daji: Troops neutralise bandits, free captives in Zamfara
I will not defect if I don’t get PDP ticket – Makarfi
Ortom: A governor on trial
ICC denies rating Buhari on integrity
Abiodun Alade
Oshiomhole: 40 days of ‘combative’ leadership
Splendor as Taraba presents staff of office to 50 monarchs
Oshiomhole tackles defectors at Ebonyi APC rally
2019: Dankwambo declares presidency
EFCC probes estacode scam in Foreign ministry, EFCC commission
Saraki will be impeached – Ndume
Madumere: What next after impeachment?
Students lament inadequate facilities in Ekwueme varsity
954 Lagos Pilgrims airlifted in three flights
Why leadership tussle in Kano Assembly persists
2019 Presidential election: Gombe governor Dankwambo declares ambition
Asaba 2018: Nwanaga increases Nigeria’s medal haul
Katsina, Yola bubble for 2018 international polo festivals
Barcelona agree to sign Bayern’s Vidal
Anxiety over poor harvest eases as rainfall picks up in Jigawa
Why you should go into ginger farming
.Cotton ginners want FG to bar foreigners from textile industry
Defection: Governors, politicians in war of words
Police nab suspected hoodlums terrorising Games Village residents
The Queen will provide
Editorial: Illegal Attempt to Impeach Ortom

Tribune

Why arrest warrant on INEC chairman can’t stand —Awomolo, SAN
Babangida to Makarfi: You have my blessings
2019: North sets up 6-man committee
Northern
Revealed: Reasons Akpabio, South-South gov may join APC
Defections: PDP won’t shortchange old members
Babangida to Makarfi: You have my blessings
Babangida to Makarfi: You have my blessings
Osun 2018: I’m in the governorship race to win — Omisore
2019: North sets up 6-man committee
Defections have worsened APC crisis —Rep
Rep begs PDP to revisit expulsion of Buruji, others
Revealed: Reasons Akpabio, South-South gov may join APC
Ambode to lawmakers: Don’t be clogs in the wheel of progress
Defections: PDP won’t shortchange old members
PDP writes INEC, DSS, Police over Kashamu’s expulsion
My wife’s lover told me our first child was his, man tells court
He neglected my health, stopped having sex with me after he took a second wife —Woman
She’s violent, got me frustrated due to her caustic tongue —Husband
We ate from hand to mouth and he never stopped beating me —Wife
Pope changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases
DRC: New Ebola virus outbreak days after previous epidemic ends
High-ranking Buddhist monk accused of sexual abuse in China
Sea ports of grammatical confusion! (II)
Spreading the gospel in the territory of militants
Most politicians that flock worship centres are neither Christians nor Muslims —Ademola
I was an okada rider before God called me to serve Him —Prophet Ojo
Why some church leaders frustrate other ministers’ urge for independence —Adeoti
No alternative to electing God-fearing leaders, other than to get PVCs —Kano CAN chairman
EDITORIAL: SARS again?
Understanding APC and the crisis of defections
Ode to Area Fada
Weak leaders can’t build strong institutions
Saraki: Are the Senators taking sycophancy too far?
INEC displays certificates of Osun gov candidates

Leadership

2019: Dankwambo Declares For President
Concerns As Teenage Prostitutes From Neighbouring Countries Flood Nigeria
Despite Defections, PMB Will Win Landslide In Sokoto – Wamakko
Some PDP Govs Are Working For APC – Jibrin
I Am Saddened By Killings In The North – PMB
2019: Now Or Never For Atiku, Lamido
PDP Accuses APC Of Plot To Impeach Saraki
Gunmen Abduct Islamic Preacher In Kaduna – Police
Community Shield: Chelsea Battle Man City
Being A Northern Woman Is Hard – Aisha Umar Tofa
PENCOM, Pensioners And Better Life
Nadal Leads Toronto Field With Murray Missing
PSG Claim French Super Cup
I Like Moi Moi – Mayoraz
NAPTIP Rescues Over 3,500 Returnees From Libya
I Will Leave Nigeria With Mixed Feelings – Swiss Ambassador
China Marks 91st Anniversary Of People’s Liberation Army
Dankwambo And The Call To Greater Service
Issues That Will Define PDP, APC’s Fate In 2019 – Ikpeazu
Nigeria’s Crude Export Rises To Four Month High
oFrance To Boost Agribusiness Ties In Nigeria
Companies Must Operate Highest Standard Of Corporate Governance – Alo
Cummins Power Installs Additional 26MW Power Plant In Q3
Many Guber Aspirants In Ogun Lack Vision – Paseda
2019: Now Or Never For Atiku, Lamido
PDP And The Return Of Saraki, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso
Saraki Will Not Quit Senate Presidency – PDP Senators
Nadal Leads Toronto Field With Murray Missing
PSG Claim French Super Cup
Golf: IBB Ladies, Force To Reckon With — Adeojo
Black Magic, Lemi Ghariokwu, Others Eulogise Fela Kuti
Midnight Crew, Tim Godfrey Lift Jesus High At TAPE 2018
o2Baba, Gyang, Waje , Others To Headline Kaduna For Charity Concert
EDITORIAL: Patients, Their Rights And Responsibilities
2019: Dankwambo’s Declaration A Saving Grace For PDP
PENCOM, Pensioners And Better Life
Taking A Cue From The Prosperity Of Isaac (Part 1)
Commuters Groan As Taraba Bridge Collapses
Nigeria Air: A Threat To Domestic Airline Operators?
Economic Growth: Kwara Ranks Second In Africa
CPC Cautions Consumers On Valsartan Intake
GTBank To Launch Services On WhatsApp
Inlaks Reiterates Commitment to CBN’s Vision

The Guardian

Unspent N118b 2017 capital vote consequence of bad fiscal governance — Experts
Nigeria Air: Gearing for take off in stormy skies
Saraki’s defection, fresh intrigues in Kwara politics
15 years on, FG seeks revival of brass, Olokola gas projects
U. K. rejects Nigeria’s vegetables, other edibles
Ambode to lawmakers, don’t be clogs in wheel of progress
Gombe governor declares for presidency
Amnesty office signs MoU with UNITAR to train, empower beneficiaries
CSOs demand participation in UBEC’s projects monitoring
Kelechi Iheanacho’s brace takes Leicester City past Lille
Ebewele thwarts officials’ plan to boycott athletics championships in Asaba
Man City meets Chelsea in Community shield duel
Seedorf and Kluivert take over Cameroon national side
Turkish club Konyaspor terminates Eto’o’s contract
Neymar returns as PSG thrash Monaco in China
Editorial: What’s delaying the Ogoni cleanup project?
Glaring injustices fuel clamour for restructuring – Nwoko
Lawal: Why Ogun West can’t produce next governor
Saraki won’t resign, senate leaders declare
Senator Nwaogu plots to dethrone T. A. Orji
‘I Have No Regret Going Into Acting’
Nigerian, Ugandan Artistes Collaborate For See Through Me
A Soldier Story: Return From The Dead Get December Premiere Date
We need a fly Nigeria act in place- Adenekane
Iyayi: Owning a national carrier, no longer fashionable

Vanguard

Understanding President Muhammadu Buhari’s Politics
2019: Go And Settle With Your God, Not Me; Atiku Tells Obasanjo
NFF Plans Elections September 22
asg, Kofsol Partner On Entrepreneurial Excursion To China
I Was Inspired By God To Run For Nigeria, Says US-Based Ibadin
Painting Nigeria In Bad Light
Evans, Suspected Kidnap Kingpin, Would Have Died —Bello, Ex-Police Commissioner
AMCON CHAIR: Eko Foundation Condemns Senators’ Rejection Of Banire
Sowho Mobilizes 1,500 Electorate To Get Their PVCs
Semenya Targets 800m Gold
Ortom Impeachment Move, Defections: We Have To Be Cautious – Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu
I Will Be Governor, Rescue Kwara From System Failures — Issa Aremu
Four Killed, Eight Injured In On-Going Taraba Communal Clash
We Made General Abacha And His Governors Wait In The Rain – Jim Nwobodo
Ibori: A Political Tactician Turns 60
Message From Fela
NPFL Resumes August 12
2019: Go and settle with your God, not me; Atiku tells Obasanjo
Ortom impeachment move, defections: We have to be cautious – Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu
Senators take on PMB lawmakers: Why Saraki won’t resign!
Insecurity: Oshiomole defends President Buhari over killings
2019: A victory for Buhari is a victory for Ndi Igbo – Okorocha
Lauretta Onochie lists many sins of Dr Saraki against APC, Buhari’s govt
Obasanjo swears he will never support Atiku for president
Vacation: Ben Bruce tackles Buhari
APC lawmakers offered N150m each to impeach Saraki, Dogara – Timi Frank
How my husband killed a man he accused of sleeping with me —Food vendor
Confusion in the Senate over party in majority
I will put Imo among Nigeria’s four leading states — Amuche, APGA gov’ship contender
Understanding APC Change
Our lawmakers displaying political immaturity —SAGAY
NFF plans elections September 22
Semenya targets 800m gold
NPFL resumes August 12
The Trauma of Being Seduced By Your School Teacher!
How Lucky Can a Man Get – Having Temptation at His Doorstep?
She encouraged her friend’s affair to snatch her husband!
How to deal with gender issues at workplaces —Komolafe
MVZE ready to drop new single ‘By Your Side’
MTN Pulse House Party : Falz, DJ Spinall surprise lucky fan with house gig
Jennifer Lopez to receive Michael Jackson video award at MTV VMAS
I can’t marry a man who can’t last an hour in bed – Eniola Odunsi
It’s unfair to call me a playboy – Ahmed Mazloum
AMCON CHAIR: Eko Foundation condemns senators’ rejection of Banire
FUTA Post UTME: About 15000 candidates vie for 4000 slots

News Headlines Aug 3, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 3, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Defections: God’ll continue to fish out bad eggs among us, says Buhari
FG spends N49bn to feed pupils —Presidency
Ekiti workers issue strike threat to Fayose
FG set to increase NYSC members’ allowance – DG
I killed my father for interfering in my marriage, says Bauchi man
Police parade homosexuals, robbery suspects in Sokoto
NGO founder allegedly sodomises twin sons in Lagos
FG spends N49bn to feed pupils —Presidency
Ekiti workers issue strike threat to Fayose
FG set to increase NYSC members’ allowance – DG
Corps member dies in Abuja crash, friend blames police
I killed my boss because he didn’t pay my wage – suspect
Osun lecturers protest 16 months unpaid salaries, to down tools
2019: Wresting power from Buhari will be tough, R-APC warns
Motorcycle rider defiles neighbour’s daughter
Lagos-Ibadan rail project: FG moves contractor to Apapa
Security expert seeks scientific policing
Don’t crucify Ortom for leaving APC, says Soyinka
No peace in Senate until Saraki resigns – Ibrahim
Dangote oil refinery poses threat to European plants
Offa robberies allegations forced us out of APC – Ahmed
2019: Wresting power from Buhari will be tough, R-APC warns
I wore military uniform to recover my stolen motorcycle –Suspected Abia fake soldier
Gunmen kill four traders in Rivers
Oshiomhole: The burden of a tactless leader
APC, PDP Reps disagree over mass defections
I haven’t defected to PDP, says Kano deputy gov
Buhari, most famous health tourist – Murray-Bruce
Umahi bars APC from using Abakaliki Stadium for rally
Defections: Indication of low political development –Lecturer
Buhari’s UK trip: PDP cries wolf where there’s none –Presidency
FG generates N1.4tn from operating surplus in 11 years
World Bank to support Nigeria on economic growth
Expedite action on minimum wage bill, labour tells FG
FG diversifying economy through beekeeping industry — Ogbeh
Food security: NiMET to partner agric, water resources agencies
Some defected APC senators on their way back, Senate Leader claims
Messi dependence hurting Argentina – Veron
NFF congress backs Pinnick, woos Giwa
Asaba 2018: Falling stadium water tank crushes cars
Asaba 2018: Amusan, Enekwechi win gold, Ogunlewe fails
Pogba enjoys life in Los Angeles
Ondo FA crisis: NFF endorses chairman’s sacking
Quota system, overpopulation bane of unity schools — Stakeholders
Makinde pledges to improve education in Oyo
Nigeria’s curriculum inadequate to meet industry needs
Ondo community begins renovation of dilapidated schools
6% budgetary provision not adequate for education —Minister
Performing with Lagbaja was a milestone – Simi
The past weeks have been tough – D’banj
Children, others remember Fela Kuti, 21 years after
D’Banj returns to social media, says ‘past few weeks have been incredibly difficult’
In-vitro-fertilisation is 40 years old (2)
Ambode, GT bank make case for children with autism
FG moves to extend maternity leave to six months
People who don’t drink, like big drinkers, more prone to dementia
Scientists link diabetes with cancer
Human papillomavirus infections are preventable
Editorial: Ambode, check impunity on Lagos roads
Plateau killings: The heroic example of Abdullahi Abubakar
When will good days come to Nigeria?
2019: Between loose broom and the ‘safe’ umbrella
Are we deepening or degrading democracy in Nigeria?

ThisDay

Security Chiefs Meet with Buhari, Demand Military Equipment
Presidency: Insinuation Ridiculous
CBN to Develop Risk-based Cyber Security Framework for Banks
FG Seeks World Bank’s Assistance on Power Sector
Soyinka Asks Obasanjo to Stop His ‘Hijacking Propensity’
Presidency: Insinuation Ridiculous
Buhari: God Uses Defection to Fish Out Bad Eggs from APC
Mnangagwa Wins Zimbabwe’s Presidential Poll
Amusan, Enekwechi Win Nigeria’s First Gold Medals
17,000 Persons Missing in Nigeria Due to Conflicts, Says Red Cross
Abuja Airport Closed for 45 Minutes for VIP Movement
Certificate Forgery: Police Investigate Adeleke, Arrest Principal
Personal Well-Being Index Records Marginal Growth
Stanbic IBTC Harps on Support for Aviation Industry
FirstBank Launches Chatbanking on Whatsapp
Agusto & Co. Assigns Union Bank ‘A-’
Notore’s Listing Boosts NSE Market Capitalisation by N101bn
The National Carrier Question
PDP Loses National Officer to APC
I Am Still in APC, Says Kano Deputy Gov
How Saraki’s Defection Can Change the Political Order
Oba Francis Alao: It’s Time for Women to take up the Reins of Leadership
Ize Offers Free Training on Trauma, Vocational Skills
Scout Association to Provide Training for 500 IDPs in Benue State
Anietie Isong wins McKitterick Prize
NGO Creates Platform for Artisans
NFF Congress Gives Condition for Reconciliation with Giwa, Others
Asaba 2018: Failure to Pay for Visa on Arrival Delayed Athletes at MMIA
NOC Awards Night Holds in Asaba Friday
Petrolex, Kanu Heart Foundation Partner to Raise Funds for Open-Heart Surgeries
Kanu Says Arsenal Needs ‘Miracle’ to Win Premier League
Nebo: One Remarkable Thing I Got
Oshiomhole as Buhari’s Enforcer
Editorial: THE NFF LEADERSHIP IMBROGLIO

The Nation

Buhari tells Saraki, other defectors: you’re bad eggs
Soyinka: Obasanjo knelt down for Atiku in 2003
Notore Chemical lists N100.75b shares on NSE
Projects: Fed Govt to refund N489b to 21 states
Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom, others at PDP NEC meeting
Wamakko: Tambuwal has ‘made worst decision ever’
Electricity distributors fight back (II)
Abuja metro rail, first of its kind in Africa, says minister
NRC to demolish houses in Badia, Iganmu
LCCI: low interest rate ‘ll stimulate investment
Suspect arraigned for wine theft
Firm gets LNG FEED contract
Why we returned to the PDP, by Ahmed
To unseat Buhari ‘ll not be an easy task, says Galadima
Amaechi: Apapa end of Lagos-Ibadan Rail project begins next week
UNIUYO inducts 28 medical doctors
Asaba 2018: Asaba fans disappointed over Okagbare’s withdrawal
NFF crisis Pinnick fails to stop Giwa in court
Celta Vigo closes in on Joel Obi deal
Julius Yego leads last batch of athletes to Asaba
Kenneth Omeruo arrives in Turkey
Onazi rejects Spartak Moscow
Ighalo scores 11th goal
Realignments for survival, relevance in 2019
Makarfi: Stop victimisation in Benue
Obaseki and challenges of development in Edo
Ini Edo, Wizkid, others for Peace Achievers Awards
Agency targets 7.5MW solar power annually
Expert challenges govt on heart surgery, training as WACS opens N1.2b secretariat
Non-medics reject Yayale committee’s recommendations
Fed Govt inaugurates committee on diabetes
Obaseki, DisCo row over power project
Excitement as Okowa inaugurates police special squad office in Delta
Reinforcing cultural ties
Two get N500,000 bail for ‘stealing N419,000’
Ambode approves recruitment of 2200 teachers
Boy ‘assaulted’ by grandma gets help
Why I am leaving APC – Tambuwal
Less than 100,000 accountants produced by ICAN in 50 years
Whither King’s College?
Jolly Phonics training for 500 teachers in Enugu
Parents urged to encourage creativity in children
NSITF rehabilitates 42 injured workers in one year
Notore Chemical lists N100.75b shares on NSE
Stanbic IBTC supports aviation sector
GTBank plans banking services on WhatsApp

The Sun

The Nigeria Air
PDP recalls senators to Abuja
I offer myself in defence of democracy – Saraki
Kalu, others appeal Justice Idris’ ruling on no case submission
Soyinka hits Obasanjo: You’re opportunist
Obasanjo warns ADC against internal supremacy battle
Apapa gridlock: FG begins Lagos-Ibadan rail project next week
Impeachment: My life in danger – Madumere
Attacks on IDPs, gov: Plateau residents unite against hoodlums
PDP alleges plot to impeach Saraki, Ekweremadu
• Nigerians no longer believe opposition PDP party’s lies – Presidency
Obasanjo warns ADC against internal supremacy battle
Defection: 16 LG chairmen, councillors others dump APC to PDP in Kwara
2019: I don’t need to consult my boss to contest for Senate-Gyang
CAA Asaba 2018: Amusan, Enekwachi win gold for Nigeria
Asaba 2018: South Africa’s Simbine, Cote d’Ivoire’s Lou Marie now Africa’s fastest man, woman
Asaba 2018: Amusan wins first gold medal for Nigeria, targets inter-continental event
Kalu, others appeal Justice Idris’ ruling on no case submission
How Boko Haram killed Argungu fishing festival
• Kebbi community shadow of its old self
Absurd world and Nigeria’s politics
Theatricals, illegalities all over
APC stung by bees that swarm around PDP

Daily Trust

Internet fraud: CBN to develop new security framework…revises banks’ clearing system rules
2019 elections set to be Nigeria’s most expensive
2019: Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, Saraki get nod to contest PDP ticket
One-year-old, 20 other IDPs die in boat mishap
Defection: Osinbajo meets Akpabio at Villa
Unpaid salary: Workers give Ekiti govt strike notice
We’ll not shortchange you or allow anybody to – Buhari
NAF gets new spokesperson, as DOPRI gets diplomatic appointment
Losses: Consumers seek audit of DisCos’ revenue, N1.3tn shortfall claims
Air Force chief orders troops to stop Zamfara killings
Stranded athletes did not pay for visa on arrival – Immigration
Musa agrees Saudi Arabia move
NPA to open eastern ports with N1bn investment – Usman
I’ve not resigned from Buhari’s cabinet-Mama Taraba
Ben Bruce says Buhari is one of London’s famous health tourists
Galadima says all those who are still with Buhari are corrupt politicians
Police nab suspected hoodlums terrorising Games Village residents
Man in court over alleged theft of wine.
Carpenter jailed for stealing generator
.Elections and respect for the Broadcasting Code
Gale of defections: What goes around, comes around
How Baru steers the NNPC ship
2019: Need for alliance of young progressives
Prof. Anthony Kirk-Greene: A tribute to Baturen Kirki
DR CONGO: New Ebola outbreak days after previous epidemic ends.
EUROPE: Warning as Europe’s heat nears record.
US accuses Russia of ‘pervasive’ election meddling
Editorial: As Zimbabwe awaits poll results
North-East farmers get N12billion farm inputs

The Guardian

Wamakko vows showdown, insists APC controls Sokoto
Why Nigeria is key to Africa’s growth, by World Bank
Kelechi Iheanacho aims to continue goal scoring run
Ekweremadu falls ill during interrogation by EFCC
NYSC assures of upward review of corps’ members monthly allowance
Obasanjo not qualified to lead new movement for change, says Soyinka
Ghanaians attack Nigerian traders at Kumasi market
Three remanded in prison for allegedly stealing IE cables
Mother of five arrested over death of lover
NRFF appoints South African coach for Stallions as 30 players enter camp
Port Harcourt agog as International Pairs golf train arrives
Luxembourg national champion on title mission to Lagos
‘Okagbare pulled out of 100m, 200m on doctor’s advice’
Chelsea’s Willian instructs lawyers to take action against ‘forged’ document
Stars gather in Asaba as NOC Awards holds tomorrow
Glo delights subscribers with Data Calculator
FCMB promo gets more 644 winners
DBN, LAPO Microfinance Bank to fund 10,000 MSMEs
Diamond Bank grows three million new customers in Q2
Editorial: Nigerian press council Bill 2018, a travesty
Five natural remedies for hormonal imbalance
Depression screening and four other vitals you should get
Revisiting ‘the people’s revolution’
The tanker gridlock and leadership’s ineptitude
Shehu Sani’s suspension splits Kaduna APC
Young aspirants caution against defection drama
Lagos APC Badagry division holds unity talks among aspirants
Group condemns call for Saraki’s resignation
9mobile partners Girl Effect, iSON to empower girls
NITDA commissions ICT hub in Katsina
Vodacom advocates for digitization to create a sustainable Nigeria
UBA’s Leo launches on WhatsApp
NHIS accredits eight facilities, delists four in Bauchi
UNFPA to refurbish fistula repair centre in Borno
Elbe Pharma unveils Amatem Forte Softgel for treatment of malaria
Health workers petition Buhari, reject Yayale Ahmed’s presidential committee report on sector

Tribune

Military request for more equipment to tackle insecurity
Buhari inspects campaign office ahead of London trip + PHOTOS
Police arrest principal of Ede Muslim High School over Sen Adeleke’s result
Kashamu defies PDP expulsion order, holds mega rally in Abeokuta
Jubilation galore, as Saraki makes triumph entry to PDP national secretariat Abuja
Abuja light rail project employs 10,000 Nigerians ― Lai Mohammed
Suspension of Sheu Sani unconstitutional — Kaduna APC
Apapa ports phase of Lagos-Ibadan rail project tales off next week ― Amaechi
We will not relent in fighting corruption ― Buhari
NCE approves revised CRS, IRS in school curriculum
Insecurity: Lack of weapons impeding performance of security agencies ― FG
Defection: Supporters hold solidarity rally for Saraki
Al-Makura summons party bigwigs, reaffirms fate to Buhari
Man kills father inside Mosque
We’ve raised subventions at all levels of tertiary institutions — Oyo education commissioner
108 students battle for 2018 Cowbellpedia prize
FG pledges to revamp primary education
Give research works priority, ex-UNILAG VC tells govt, varsities
EDITORIAL: SARS again?
A charter for restructuring Nigeria
My strong bond with Nigeria, Africa —Blind American music teacher

Leadership

Plot To Remove Saraki Thickens
Obasanjo’s Coalition Shouldn’t Be Trusted – Soyinka
School Feeding Programme Gulps N13bn Monthly – FG
FG Orders Increased Security Patrol On Kaduna-Abuja Road
21 States To Benefit From N489bn FG Refunds
UNIUYO Inducts 28 Medical Doctors Presidency Knocks PDP Over Claims About Planned Invasion Of NASS
God Will Fish Out Bad Eggs In APC – PMB
APC Talks Tough As Tambuwal Defects To PDP
Defection: I Didn’t Abandon My Boss, Lai Mohammed Driver Says
President Swears In New Electoral Commission Chair
Reps Endorse Establishment Of Counter Terrorism Centre
Osun Guber: Police Probe Adeleke’s Alleged Certificate Forgery
FG Set To Review Corps Members Allowance – DG
Nigeria Needs To Target 100% Exclusive Breastfeeding – Minister
NIMC Will Register Additional 50 Million Nigerians By December – Aziz
Defections: APC Getting Rid Of Bad Eggs – Kogi Gov
Police Nab 8 Suspected Vandals
NAF Appoints New Spokesman
Google Developing Censor-Friendly Search Engine For China: Source
PMAN expresses fear over looming fuel scarcity in Ibadan
Zimbabwe Tense As Election Results Set To Be Unveiled
Defections Has Ended In APC, Okorocha Assures PMB
Dangote, Gates Partner FG To Improve Nutrition
Nigeria, S’Africa Govts Aid Xenophobic Killings
When Neurosurgeons Came To Abuja!
Nigerian Govt And Constant Violations Of Citizens’ Rights
‘Every Person Is Presumed To Intend Natural Consequence Of His Acts’
Life Of Supreme Court Justice After Bench

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

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

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Saraki must resign as Senate President, says Oshiomhole
Security vote: Probe Buhari first, Ortom tells EFCC
Appeal Court nullifies judgement stopping NASS from reordering polls’ timetable
Ondo youths block Lagos-Benin Expressway to protest blackout
Can Oshiomhole save APC ship from sinking?
Before Nigeria inks the AfCFTA deal
1.8 million people recently infected with HIV —UNAIDS
Osun INEC officials arraigned for N177.3m bribery
Olubadan may relieve high chiefs of their duties
Impeachment notice: Secondus, three PDP govs visit Ortom
Ekweremadu suffers high blood pressure in EFCC custody
Buhari’s presidential campaign office comes alive
APC NWC annuls Cross River State congress
Adeleke’s certificate: Court adjourns hearing for out-of-court settlement
Presidency dissociates Buhari from amended press council bill
Police arrest killers of former Katsina commissioner, 35 Zamfara bandits
OPEC oil production climbs as Saudi Arabia pumps more
Wife, fans celebrate Kanu
Ondo youths block Lagos-Benin Expressway to protest blackout
Bricklayer sodomises 11-year-old boy, gives him N20
Flood kills mother, daughter in Anambra
Suspected herdsmen attack Edo farmer
Family, lover, arrested for stealing
Two die, two injured in Ogun auto accidents
Driver, motor boy arrested for stealing company’s goods
2019: Be ready for war, Secondus tells defectors from APC
Court orders INEC chairman’s arrest for contempt
I’m still Imo deputy gov, Madumere insists
Kolapo named ADC deputy publicity sec
Buhari marginalising half of Nigeria’s population, says NIM
FG spends N810.9m on abandoned Ogun water scheme
‘Indonesia’ll expand biofuel mandate to railways, power plants’
Low savings: 92,925 retirees quit contributory pension scheme
TCN recovers 693 stranded power equipment containers from ports
Ikeja Golf Club unveils anniversary plans
Heading the ball riskier for female players – Study
World Cup final pitch invaders freed
Barca deny Pogba meeting
Terrorists targeted Barca stadium – Report
Nigeria to share lessons from ‘One Family Under God’ grassroots campaign at Global Peace Leadership Conference
Eko Theatre Carnival takes centre stage
Festival, museum renew Soyinka’s bond with Great Ife
Black Panther: Disney partners Nigerian filmmaker to produce ‘Sade’
Human papillomavirus infections are preventable
How to transfer media from phone to TV
Editorial: Before Nigeria inks the AfCFTA deal
NASS and the retrogressive media bill
Buharists’ schadenfreude
How the Internet can change Africa

ThisDay

Women Affairs Minister Resigns from Buhari’s Cabinet
Finally, FG Approves N72.9bn for Reconstruction of Oworonshoki- Apapa Road
Court Restrains APC, Oshiomhole, from Dissolving Kwara Exco
House PDP Caucus Raises Alarm over Plot to Remove Saraki
Buhari Proceeds on 10-day Vacation to London Thursday, Hands over to Osinbajo
Ethiopia’s Mekonnen Wins First Gold in Asaba
Nigeria’s Glory Seeking Falconets to Arrive France Thursday
House PDP Caucus Raises Alarm over Plot to Remove Saraki
Saraki’s Exit, a Relief, Says FG
Sokoto Speaker, 17 Others Dump APC for PDP
Again, Four Killed in Fresh Attack on Plateau Community
Gambia’s President, Barrow Arrives in Nigeria
Group: Over 22,000 Persons Killed in Three Years
Atiku Denies ‘Do or Die’ Statement
APC Appoints Nabena Acting Spokesman
Court Orders Arrest of INEC Chairman
Group: Over 22,000 Persons Killed in Three Years
Again, CBN Warns against Naira Mutilation
Reviews Clearing System Rules
Safetrust Records N307m Profit
UBA, GTBank Take Banking Services to WhatsApp
Equities Market Pares Gains on Profit Taking in Bellwethers
Report: Africa’s Broadband Connectivity Will Surpass One Billion by 2022
Ibeto: Why I left APC for PDP
‘People Celebrate When Their Houses Are Marked for Demolition’
Mowarin: How I Successfully Fought Corruption in Niger Delta Amnesty Programme
Terra Kulture, Mydrim Gallery Hold 9th Edition of the Lagos Art Auction
THISDAY Policy Dialogue Initiates Disbursement of Healthcare Fund
Towards Better Maternal, New-born Health
Patients’ Bill of Rights Launched to Improve Healthcare Delivery
FG Inaugurates National Steering Committee for Diabetes Awareness Project
Women Group to Build Hospitals, Training Centres Across 52 African Nations
Ethiopia’s Mekonnen Wins First Gold in Asaba
Okagbare Pulls out of 100m, 200m
Julius Yego Leads Last Batch of Athletes into Asaba
Jos Federal High Court Adjourns NFF Case to Sept 25
Ogba Salutes Zenith Bank, Other Sponsors
Nigeria’s Glory Seeking Falconets to Arrive France Thursday
Stones in Their Rice, Sands in Their Garri!
Editorial: THE LAKE CHAD BASIN PROBLEM

The Nation

APC to Saraki: resign now
Ekweremadu falls ill during EFCC grilling
CBN sets five-year timeline on cheque storage
Buhari for 10-day break in London
Sokoto State Governor Tambuwal returns to PDP with 18 lawmakers
Work begins on Lagos rail standard gauge
Appeal Court quashes election sequence reorder verdict
Wike: Tambuwal’s defection, victory for democracy
Kwara groups stage rally in support of Buhari
23 Kwara lawmakers defect to PDP
PDP Reps ‘to prevent’ Saraki’s removal
Saraki’s defection won’t affect APC’s fortunes in 2019’
PDP welcomes Tambuwal, Kano deputy governor
Lai Mohammed driver denies report of abandoning him
NFF crisis Pinnick fails to stop Giwa in court
Celta Vigo closes in on Joel Obi deal
Julius Yego leads last batch of athletes to Asaba
Kenneth Omeruo arrives in Turkey
Onazi rejects Spartak Moscow
Ighalo scores 11th goal
Kanu’s wife, soccer fans celebrate Papilo at 42
Melaye: Swiming in pool of controversy
‘Fayose impacted negatively on Ekiti’
Niger PDP elders, youths reject zoning
Ini Edo, Wizkid, others for Peace Achievers Awards
Agency targets 7.5MW solar power annually
Remedies for prostate problems
Anger management: 10 tips to tame your temper
Tuberculosis and some other breathing problems
Four policemen detained as FSARS ‘kill’ teenager
Corrupt LASTMA officials will go, says GM
‘Get your PVCs, return Ambode as governor’
I want to go to school, says visually-impaired
Why I am leaving APC – Tambuwal
Whither King’s College?
Jolly Phonics training for 500 teachers in Enugu
Parents urged to encourage creativity in children
Babcock VC seeks urgent action on climate change
Oil prices dip sharply on U.S. inventories
Housing: Stakeholders push for new law
Nigeria’s first steel, concrete building ready soon
First Bank flags-off agent banking in Jabi park

The Sun

Oshiomhole to Saraki: Resign now
Saraki: Anxiety as Buhari, APC senators meet
Nigeria divided, says Tambuwal at defection rally
…Sokoto gov, party spokesman exit APC for PDP
I’m not planning to defect from APC – Kalu
I’ll fight corruption in Senate if… – Aminu Tukur, APP candidate
Why I’m resigning from APC – Bolaji Abdullahi
FG bans speed boats on Lagos waters
VAIDS boost for FG as revenue rises by 42%
Ighalo fires season’s 11th goal
NFF crisis: Court adjourns Pinnick, Giwa case
Malcom impresses but Roma and Florenzi fight back to beat Barcelona
23 Kwara lawmakers defect to PDP
Wike commends Tambuwal’s defection to PDP
Buhari billed for London hospital on 10-day vacation
Restructuring better than diversification, says Soludo
Appeal Court okays elections reordering
• Says NASS has power to change election sequence • APC, INEC keep mum • PDP, Saraki…
Crack in Delta PDP as Ibori, Uduaghan, senators shun stakeholders’ meeting
EDITORIAL: Buhari’s speech at the Hague
How to end Apapa traffic chaos, by Ambode
The gale of defections
Futile witch-hunt
Nigeria: The need for Diaspora voting rights

Daily Trust

PDP Reps raise alarm over plot to impeach Saraki illegally
El-Rufai removes district head of Fadan Kwoi
Why I left APC – Bolaji Abdullahi Speaker, 17 other Sokoto lawmakers defect from APC to PDP
Election Sequence: Appeal Court sets aside High Court decision on N/Assembly
Court orders INEC Chairman’s arrest
VIDEO: Tambuwal’s Dramatic defection from APC to PDP
Pinnick vs Giwa: Court adjourns case till Sept 25
Saraki’s sister, Gbemisola declares support for Buhari, APC
APC queried Bukola Saraki hours after his defection to PDP
Appeal Court upholds N/Assembly’s power to alter election sequence
Buhari meets APC govs, leaders as Tambuwal returns to PDP
Osinbajo to act as Buhari begins vacation in London
FG sets up team to unbundle railways
Withholding of my salaries unlawful — Olubadan
Buhari meets APC govs, leaders as Tambuwal returns to PDP
My constituents against defection — Kwara APC lawmaker
.. 23 KWHA members defect to PDP
Ethiopia win first Asaba 2018 gold, silver in 10,000 meters
Okagbare withdraws from Asaba 2018 100m, 200m races
Pinnick again fails to stop Giwa in court
FG sets up team to unbundle railways
RMAFC gives NNPC clean bill on accountability, transparency
Nigeria needs additional 300,000bpd to meet daily consumption
Nigerians react to Aminu Tambuwal’s defection
Here are 10 reasons Tambuwal dumped APC
Ben Bruce welcomes Tambuwal, Ortom to PDP
.18,893 PVCs yet to be collected in Kuje — INEC.
PDP stalwarts, 482 others defect to APC in Kuje
FCTA flags off poultry farms registration
Gale of defections: What goes around, comes around
Between Borno and Benue: The paradox
Holding the aces, 2019 and beyond
Under-reportage, fake news: Writing to kill
ZIMBABWE: Three dead in Harare amid election unrest.
MEXICO Plane crash: All 103 people on board survive
DR CONGO: Ex-warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba welcomed home
Editorial: Don’t revive the NPSCS drainpipe
What crippled Sokoto Gum Arabic project
‘North needs agriculture to survive’
Opinions differ about distance education by conventional universities
Commission to shut illegal NCE centres
Misbahu Bashir
Pidgin, SMS threaten English language — Lecturer

Tribune

Election sequence: Appeal Court dismisses suit seeking to stop NASS from overriding Buhari’s refusal to assent Bill
BREAKING: Buhari, APC governors meet behind closed door in Aso Rock
Protest: Angry youths shut Benin-Ore road over 10 years power outage
Oshiomhole asks Saraki to resign as Senate President
Buhari inspects 2019 campaign office
Bowen University appoints Professor Joshua Ogunwole as new VC
Kwara PDP chairman defects to APC
2019: Party zones Guber ticket to southern
Bauchi communities vow to reject failed politicians
I’ve no plan to dump my party for APC ― Segun Adewale
Adeleke: Court adjourns hearing on all pending applications to August 6
Hundreds protest in Denmark against new ban on face veils in public
Trump claims photo ID needed to buy food
Thieves steal Swedish royal jewels, escape by speedboat
Job creation without nurturing SMEs won’t yield anticipated results, says branding consultant
Corps member wins Uber’ brand new car
Debt restructuring: FG defrays N830bn local debts
Handle Naira with care ― CBN
Hypertension medication can cause cataract —Expert
96-year-old man, 3 others benefit from cataract surgery in Oyo
Nigeria loses $21bn annually to inadequate breastfeeding, cognitive losses’
Minister, NMA offer free surgery, medication in Gombe
Report identifies cities as engines for achieving sustainable development goals
Group urges Lagos to emulates LASU’s land regularisation model in Imota
Stakeholders score construction sector low in contribution to Nigeria economy
Stakeholders hold divergent views over accommodation gap in Nigeria
I want more women to break barriers —Funke-Treasure Durodola
Three wounded as volunteers, drivers clash in Benin
Direct participation of oil communities will check restiveness in N/Delta —HOSTCOM

The Guardian

Appeal Court okays National Assembly’s move to reorder 2019 elections
‘How banks, Fintechs can deploy data analytics for sustainable growth’
Tambuwal, APC spokesman, 41 state lawmakers defect to PDP
NAFDAC recalls BP medicine linked to cancer
EFCC re-arraigns three INEC officials over N177.3m fraud
LSPWC dredges canals to avert flooding
NNPC urges RMAFC to help in recovery of excess revenues
Security operatives barricade Imo deputy governor’s office
UBA launches Leo on WhatsApp Sept 1
Okagbare pulls out of 100m, 200m
Again, Jos Federal High Court adjourns NFF leadership case
Julius Yego’s arrival completes star cast of athletes in Asaba
Two Abuja teams invited to World Comes To Palm Beaches baseball tourney
England contemplates bidding for 2030 World Cup hosting right
Okowa praises Buhari ‘for saving Nigerian football’
Oruaze urges tax legislation review
Honeywell Flour Mills records N18b revenue in Q2
Operators should harness local content law for inclusive growth’
NIBSS, MTN, Telcos partner as banks re-launch mCASH
Editorial: Party discipline and future of the republic
Africa still needs strong men
Brexit: Minefields at home and abroad
Obasanjo, Tinubu and the sour taste of an old romance
NASS and the retrogressive media bill
More reconciliation challenges for Tinubu in Lagos APC
Clouds gather over Ayade’s political future
Resign as senate president, Oshiomhole tells Saraki
Buhari has devalued governance, says Lamido
Fruit juice: Myths and facts
International School of Public Health named after Muhammad Ali Pate begins in 2019
Depression screening and four other vitals you should get
Improving exclusive breastfeeding rates

Vanguard

Plot To Impeach Saraki: PDP Reps To Keep Vigil To Wade Off Adamu, Others
Photos: Buhari, Rochas Okorocha, Others APC Govs Meeting
Saraki Should Resign As Senate President — Oshiomhole
We Can’t Ask States To Employ You, FG Tells 136, 000 N-Power Beneficiaries
Asaba 2018 AAC: Events Schedule Altered To Accommodate Late Arrivals
Adeleke’s Certificate: Parties Seek Out Of Court Settlement
Getting Business Loans From Banks Wema Bank (1)
How “Vote Buying” Is New Rigging Method – Observer Group
CBN’s PMI Indicates Further Expansion In Economic Activities
Abuja Forces Behind Impeachment Plot Against Gov. Ortom – Secondus
C-River Drivers Protest As Transport Agencies Fight Over Levies
D’Tigress World Cup Selection‘ll Be Tough — Ahmedu
Will State Police Be The Answer? (2)
Asaba 2018: Ethiopia Wins First Gold Medal
Osun Election: Court Adjourns Suit Against Omisore
Abia Assembly To Enlighten Security Operatives On Anti-Open Grazing Law
Investigate Alleged Polarisation, Neglect Of Soldiers In N-East, CD Tells Buhari
Saraki should resign as Senate President — Oshiomhole
18 years non-completion: Residents protest, shut down Ogbomoso-Oyo-Ilorin road
Tambuwal defects from APC, says it’s sanctuary for the corrupt
Lingering traffic chaos from Lagos ports: The case for revival of other ports (2)
Breaking: Alhassan resigns from Buhari’s cabinet to vie for governorship
Saraki returns to his vomit – Lauretta Onochie
Okorocha bids Saraki farewell, says his defection won’t affect Buhari’s reelection
Obasanjo to Govs: Go, learn from Dickson if you want to do well
Plot to impeach Saraki: PDP Reps to keep vigil to wade off Adamu, others
Adeleke’s Certificate: Parties seek out of court settlement
Osun election: OPC demands robust, violence free campaigns
APC Senators move to reconvene
Asaba 2018 AAC: Events schedule altered to accommodate late arrivals
Asaba 2018: Ethiopia wins first gold medal
I’m not bothered about criticism, says Okagbare
English FA considers 2030 World Cup bid
He boasted, but can he deliver?
Now he sees me as a friend
My daughter’s father is better equipped to raise her
My daughter needs to dump him
Dumped for the flimsiest excuse
Cossy Ojiakor, Benson Okonkwo romance blossoms
Wizkid’s obsession with Tiwa Savage grows
Davido accused of buying Instagram followers
Kanu Nwankwo’s wife, fans celebrate him at 42
The best way to learn, is to fail at something – Uti Nwachukwu
Getting business loans from banks Wema Bank (1)
Breaking: Bandits kill Port Harcourt Bureau De Change operator, 2 associates
Williams advises graduands on greatness
Apapa traffic: Construction of road wouldn’t solve problem – Stakeholders
Nigeria Internet users decrease in June – NCC
PSN links death of under 5 children to lack of life-saving drugs
MADUBUKO: My story of ruin, redemption, triumph (2)
Oil steady after G20 warns of risks to gro