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News Headlines Oct 1, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 1, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

2019: Sanwo-Olu not fit to govern Lagos, says Ambode
Rivers: Cole, Abe emerge winners as explosions rock APC parallel primaries
Labour suspends strike, wants negotiations concluded
Lagos APC primary: Why I endorsed Sanwo-Olu – Tinubu
MASSOB opposes Bianca Ojukwu’s senatorial bid
APC mocks PDP, says Wike has become sole administrator
Ronaldo allegedly apologised to model after raping her
Africa backs Infantino re-election bid
Plateau: Five feared dead as violence mars PDP, APC primaries
PDP accuses Buhari, APC of posting fake presidential primary results
Noah’s Ark and Osun governorship rerun
Labour suspends strike, wants negotiations concluded
Collegiate presidency and national harmony
Things you didn’t know about financial inclusion
Baby factory: Cleric, 16 pregnant women arrested in Rivers
Two clerics, six others die in Anambra multiple auto crashes
Gunmen sack Delta police station, kill two
Kwara PDP gov primary disrupted
Adelabu wins Oyo APC governorship primary
Policemen arrested for brutalising businessman on bank premises
We’re not committed to first class graduate trainees, others – Chevron
Lagos residents seek road expansion
‘IDPs ready to return to their communities’
Floods: 22 IDPs camps spring up in Delta
Katsina hospitals hit goldmine from labour strike
Aspirant backs Lagos APC direct primaries
Tambuwal in Benue, vows to address poor power supply, others
Buhari accepts Alhassan’s resignation
Ranches: FG to use own land as states resist
Ghana’ll soon reopen 400 Nigerian-owned shops – Ekweremadu
Wema Bank confirms Adebise as MD/CEO
PENGASSAN calls for oil industry reform
‘Heritage Bank supports Next Titan to encourage young entrepreneurs’
Nigerian sports have not grown since Independence – Onigbinde
Gerrard warns Rangers
Adedolapo, Nwachukwu rule police darts
Chelsea’s Luiz loving life under Sarri
Health, education still in dire need of funding
Nigeria @ 58: Poor management puts economy at risk
We’ll use IoT to improve Nigerian businesses – 9mobile
NCC clamps down on pre-registered SIM card sellers
Best ways to protect your gadgets from cyberthreats
Editorial: Without strong institutions, democracy won’t fly
Nigeria at 58

ThisDay
Ambode: Sanwo-Olu’s Aspiration will Jeopardise Buhari-Osinbajo’s Re-election
Ambode: Sanwo-Olu Unfit to be Governor
Buhari Accepts Alhassan’s Resignation, Directs Aisha Abubakar to Oversee Women Affairs Ministry
Labour Suspends Strike
Saraki, Ekweremadu Congratulate Nigerians on 58th Independence

Saraki, Ekweremadu Congratulate Nigerians on 58th Independence
Stand Down or Face Impeachment, Tinubu’s Camp Threatens Ambode
Kwara Assembly Speaker Steps down in Guber Primary
Buhari Visits Plane Crash Survivors
Daniya Emerges PDP Guber Candidate in Sokoto
Late Arrival of Materials Mar APC Primary in A’Ibom
Buhari Returns from US, Accepts Alhassan’s Resignation
2019: Umahi Emerges PDP Guber Candidate
Flood: Bayelsa Gov Orders Closure of All Schools
Obaseki salutes Nigerians, as country marks 58th anniversary
JTB Applauds NGF’s IGR Drive for States
RMB Seeks Improved Awareness on Financial Inclusion
NSE Harps on Protecting Stakeholders’ Information Assets
NCC: Unbundling Financial Services Key to Digital Transformation
Revocation of Skye Bank’s Licence, Inevitable, Analysts Say
Hamzat, Lagos APC Guber Aspirant Bows Out of Race
What a Close Shave
Nigeria @ 58: History, Challenges, Aspirations
FIBA President, Muratore, Thumbs up D’Tigress at the W’Cup
Arsenal Boss, Emery Lauds Iwobi
Danny Jordaan Fails in FIFA Seat Attempt
Ronaldo Denies Rape Claim as ‘Fake News’
Nigeria Can Host NBA Matches, Says Williams
Politicians on Cheap Drugs
Editorial: AS PARTIES HOLD THEIR PRIMARIES…

The Nation

Bayelsa gets head of Service as three perm secs retire
New twists in battle for National Assembly tickets in Ondo
Independence: Nigeria ‘ll be great again, says Osinbajo
Naira gains as politicians pump ‘election dollars’ into economy
Dafinone dies at 91
Tinubu backs Sanwo-Olu for Lagos State APC ticket
Ambode peddling lies against me, says Sanwo-Olu
Reps endorse Sanwo-Olu for Lagos governor
Lagos Speaker urges prayer for peaceful 2019 elections
Strike: Residents empty ATMs in Ekiti
`Let’s come together,’ May makes Brexit appeal to party
We’ve a lot to celebrate, says Conoil
Oluwo, group congratulate Oyetola, Osun residents
UN report urges action on root causes Lake Chad crisis
Saraki, Ekweremadu seek more vibrant citizens’ input in governance
EDEN HAZARD: I don’t care about goals
VICTOR OSIMHEN: Struggle has been my life.
Okunnu: ‘Nigeria has not acquitted itself well’
Kano Senatorial Contest: Buhari’s aide alleges threat to his fife
Kaduna: El-Rufai polls 2,427 votes to emerge APC’s candidate
Investors lose N1.9tr in third quarter
‘We‘ve reduced transactions cost to attract investors’
Access Bank CEO lists gains of technology in banking
October 1: BA celebrates Nigeria with passenger upgrade
Breaking: NLC suspends strike over minimum wage
Politics of peace

The Sun

APC holds parallel guber primaries in Rivers
APC presidential primary: Kalu’s LG gives Buhari highest votes
Ugwuanyi, Okowa, Umahi win tickets
Minimum wage: Labour suspends warning strike
Lagos gov derailed –Tinubu
Rivers guber: I’m ready for 2019 election, Wike declares
Imo guber: Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uzodinma, others fight for APC ticket today
Osinbajo leads prayer for Nigeria at 58
Buhari accepts Aisha Alhassan’s resignation as minister
BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu unfit to rule Lagos – Ambode
Doc, is vaccination only for measles and polio?
Because we are all involved
Of ISGPP, book readers and leaders
Editors as bush meat gourmets
Extra time and the Osun rerun poll
Buhari appoints Hajiya Aisha Abubakar as Minister Women Affairs and Social Development
My odyssey as desert warrior – Newton Jibunoh

Daily Trust
Ambode vows to fight for APC ticket, hits Sanwo-Olu
We had hopes in 1960, but… – Patrick Adaba
We were excited about the Queen’s visit – Anthony Sani
Many feared dead as crisis rocks Jos over motorcyclist’s killing
Schools shut as flood displaces 150,000 in Bayelsa
Convention threat: Wike now PDP sole administrator – APC
Ripples over suspended Nigeria Air project
Why I am not supporting Ambode for second term —Tinubu
Nigeria yet to realize potential at 58 – ACF
PDP won’t implode after P/Harcourt convention – BoT member
Kogi West: Group endorses Akanle for Senate
CSOs endorse Aishatu Ahmed for senate
D’Tigress lose to Canada in Women’s Basketball W/Cup classification playoffs
..FIBA President lauds D’Tigress’ World Cup performance
..Babalola crashes out in qualifiers of Lagos Open Tennis
FBNquest highlights role of audit executives in cyber security
FCT senate: I have no preferred candidate – Minister
APC by day, PDP by night
The Osun barometer
Social classes that fought for Nigeria’s independence
Why I endorsed Prof. Zulum to succeed me as Borno’s governor
Macedonians vote on whether to change country’s name
.CONGO: Opposition leaders warn of vote-rigging risk in presidential poll.
INDONESIA: Tsunami death toll tops 800 amid search for survivors
Editorial: Happy Independence Day
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News Headlines Aug 30, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 30, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Illegal funds repatriation: CBN fines four banks N5.8bn, orders lenders, MTN to refund $8.1bn
15 billionaires to fund Ojukwu’s widow’s election —Ohakim
Cult members protesting associate’s death, kill police sergeant
Kwankwaso: Eagle Square belongs to all Nigerians, says Saraki
How to secure UI’s admission
The charade called Imo LG election
Killers of Imo bizman demand N1m to free sister
Report on Sept 4, police tell Fani-Kayode
Suspected cultists murder 90-year-old in Rivers
Fayemi, APC hire 35 SANs, lawyers for defence
Nervous Bolt prepares for football debut
Police nab prophet for allegedly killing lover for ritual
Late goal fires Enyimba to Confed Cup quarter finals
Poverty, not corruption is Nigeria’s greatest problem
48,000 jostle for 2,000 jobs in Ekiti
A Nigerian future without Buhari is possible
Let courts determine what’s security threat, Falana replies Buhari
Suspected herdsmen attack Plateau, kill pastor, wife, three children
More struggles ahead of flat-looking economy
I’m for free, fair 2019 elections, Buhari assures Theresa…
Suspected cultists murder 90-year-old in Rivers
Police nab prophet for allegedly killing lover for ritual
Protest in Akure as NSCDC men kill okada rider, sister
Cult members protesting associate’s death, kill police sergeant
Businessman laments unending police raids, extortion
Churches preaching prosperity may soon attract tax, Ghana president threatens
Court forces man to accept baby that wife agrees belongs to someone else
Bricklayer allegedly kills lover for rituals
Fayemi, APC hire 35 SANs, lawyers for defence
15 billionaires to fund Ojukwu’s widow’s election —Ohakim
Restructuring: PDP accuses APC, presidency of lying to Nigerians
Kwankwaso: Eagle Square belongs to all Nigerians, says Saraki
Direct or indirect primaries: APC NEC takes final decision today
I joined APC because of Buhari’s commitment to Niger Delta —Uduaghan
APC inaugurates 63-member campaign panel for Osun gov poll
NBA’s quest to offer Nigeria model electronic voting
Ekiti guber poll: Fayemi, APC assemble 35 lawyers, 1,009 witnesses
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Illegal funds repatriation: CBN fines four banks N5.8bn, orders lenders, MTN to refund $8.1bn
NIPOST set to begin electronic money transfer service
We’ve paid $15bn dividends, $6.5bn taxes to FG – NLNG
Customs probe military wares importation
NNPC to establish 200,000bpd condensate refineries
Pay back your bank loans, FG tells farmers
Eagles chance thrills Jamilu Collins
Ronaldo’s overhead kick wins UEFA goal award
Falconets were not owed at France 2018 – Danjuma
Bahrain’s Odiong wins sprint double at Asian Games
IHow we connected Tuface to Campari – Owolabi
Sylvia, product of a perfect script – Director
Visual artists plot way forward
Nollywood mourns actress Uduak Akrah
Facebook rolls out video service worldwide
Editorial: More struggles ahead of flat-looking economy

ThisDay

CBN Orders MTN to Refund $8.134bn Illegally Repatriated from Nigeria
Buhari Assures May of Free, Fair, Credible Elections in 2019
UBA Grows Gross Earnings By 16% to N258bn
Farmers Draw N150bn from CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Can MTN Nigeria Survive Multiple Fines?
Presidency: PIGB Contains Constitutional, Legal Breaches
Kwankwaso Declares for Presidency
PDP Slams APC, Presidency for Deceit over Restructuring
Theresa May Celebrates Opportunities on London to Lagos Link
Suspected Herdsmen Kill Family of Five, Three Others in Plateau
StanChart, Stanbic, Citi, Diamond Bank incur fines for aiding telecoms firm
Regulators Urged to Wade into Sea Trucks Group’s Imbroglio
TWPC Trains Corporate Organisations, Others on Customer Service
Ecobank Launches ‘Emerald Business’ Club
Danbatta: Over 40 Million Nigerians Lack Access to Internet
NIPOST Moves to Boost Revenue with ATM, PoS Services
Dimieari Von Kemedi: Why Our Banks Are Failing Farmers: An Irish…
APC Settles for Indirect Primary to Elect Candidates
Uduaghan: Why I Dumped PDP for APC
Akpabio: What I Find Attractive in APC
Enyimba Beats CARA Brazzaville to Qualify for Q’final
Coach Danjuma Rubbishes Reports of Unpaid Camp Allowances in Falconets
Aruna Quadri Lifts Less Privileged in Lagos
Sharapova, Wozniacki, Kitova in Second Round
Uzoho: I’m Ready to Work, Have High Expectations With Elche
Schweinsteiger Bids Bayern Munich Goodbye
Why Parents Must Discipline their Children
McCain and the Nigerian Public Space
Editorial: A CASE FOR CONDEMNED INMATES

The Nation

Plot against Super Eagles’ AFCON ticket thickens
MTN to refund $8b as CBN fines four banks N5.87b
Ex-DSS boss still in custody
Buhari to May: 2019 polls will be free, fair, credible
APC decides on primary today
Fed Govt, states debts hit $22b
I defected to APC to help stabilise Niger Delta, says Uduaghan
Flood alert in States as residents count losses
Akpabio I’ll assist Buhari fight poverty
Falana to leaders: you have contempt for rule of law
Sharia Court affirms 4-month-old baby’s paternity
‘Any society that can’t feed its people is a failure’
Kwankwasiyya supporters burn red caps in Kano
Saraki condemns Eagle Square denial for aspirant
Abia PDP chieftains defect to APGA
‘I feel like I’m still a student’
Student dies on birthday
Police arrest SARS officer, 31 others over student’s death
When silence is not golden
Danfodiyo varsity hosts Gobir cultural conference
Telecom firm thrills UNILAG students at Hall Week
Government’s irrational ban of codeine syrup
FIBA World Cup: D’Tigress vow good outing
Confederation Cup: Enyimba hit Q/F beat CARA 1-0
Doctrine of necessity for Nigerian Football
Serena: No Birthday Party for Olympia because of Religion
Super Eagles to play Seychelles in 10,000-seat arena
Ikeme Will Join Eagles October says Rohr
Akwa Ibom 2019: Nobody can stop Emmanuel’s second term
‘I want to replace our non-performing 79-year old Rep’
FG must balance human rights, national security – Falana
How Ras Kimono Was Buried In Delta
Photos: Reading For Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Mokalik’
Nigerians berate Oritsefemi for ‘I’m the best Nigerian artiste’ comment
Benefits of recreation
Lagos remains jungle of heavy metal poisons (part 1)
Canned sardine: NAFDAC warns against consumption of two brands
Police Sergeant killed as mob vandalises patrol car
Family, developer quarrel over land
Kemi Nelson washes hands of scuffle
Mother, son charged with damaging fence
Doctrine of necessity for Nigerian Football
4,050 pupils take Lagos transfer exam
Anwar-Ul Islam College marks 70th anniversary
How to gain admission into UI
El-Rufai urges 800 youths to embrace training
Encomiums as Avuru, oil & gas man, turns 60
Erosion: Engineers advocate better environment management
170 drivers benefit from Shell Gas medicare in Ota

The Sun

The UAE’s empowerment of women, girls
2019: Direct primaries tear APC NWC apart
Nigeria, Britain sign defence, economic deals
All not well with Nigeria – Kwankwaso
The triangular battle in Osun
Mbaka accuses FG of marginalising Igbo
Police confirm 8 killed, 95 houses burnt in Plateau fresh attack
7 states under flood threat
CBN’s new lending policy for agric, manufacturing sectors
How senior citizens can conquer dementia, age gracefully
The UAE’s empowerment of women, girls
Nigeria, Britain sign defence, economic deals
Yobe: Minister joins guber race
I remain candidate to beat – Adeoti
Alhaji Moshood Adeoti is the immediate past Secretary to the State
NSE moves 345.057m shares worth N2.27bn
Spain 2018: D’ Tigress ready for any opposition – Hughley
Joshua snubs Fury for Povetkin
Aruna Quadri lifts less privileged in Lagos
Elections 2019: NDI and NRI speak on accessing the political/electoral environment in Nigeria
Why I’m running for governorship in Delta state – Dr. Cairo Ojougboh
Why I want to succeed Aregbesola – Fabiyi
The candidates, their antecedents
Voices from the street on Osun guber
Nigeria, Britain sign defence, economic deals
Yobe: Minister joins guber race
I’m best suited to continue where Aregbesola stops – Oyetola
EDITORIAL: CBN’s new lending policy for agric, manufacturing sectors

Daily Trust

£750m credit finance available for Lagos to explore – Theresa May
Illegal forex deals: CBN slams N5.87bn sanctions on 4 banks
Why Obasanjo wants me to be President – Lamido
Nigerian pilgrim on Hajj dies in elevator pit
Buhari, Theresa May in closed-door meeting in Abuja
PPC presidential aspirants to pay N500m for forms
Court overturns jail sentence on girl raped by brother
3m-long anaconda on the loose at German lake
Troops kill 4 insurgents in Borno
Apapa gridlock persists a month after Osinbajo’s intervention
I’ll restructure Nigeria – Kwankwaso
Division in APC over direct primaries as NEC meets today
UBA grows earnings by 16% in 2018 half year result
Kwankwasiyya supporters defect to APC, burn red caps
PDP ticket: Bafarawa rejects consensus
Enyimba survive CARA to book quarter-final clash with Rayon Sports
QPR boss hails ‘star of Bristol show’ .
Ronaldo to skip Portugal games to focus on Juve
.Niger signs MoU for Open Access fibre optic telecom network
Fayose taunts Buhari over Trump’s “lifeless” comment
Saraki berates FG over turning down Kwankwaso’s Eagle Square request
‘PDP will spring surprise in 2019’
FG approves N1.3bn for the construction of collapsed Ashara bridge
FERMA to continue rehabilitation of Abuja-Keffi road
Buhari, rule of law, national interest and security
Theresa May: The grandeur and illusion of Empire
Trump’s ‘lifeless’ remarks: Reckless and amateurish
Bauchi Senatorial Bye-election: APC victory has ‘beatified’ MA Abubakar
Economy, security top Merkel’s visit to Nigeria – Envoy
Wedding where guests pay $1,500 to attend
Russia registers 26 ceasefire violations in Syria in 24 hours
.Editorial: Ending the cholera scourge
Yam farmers enjoy good market as harvest begins
…Bumper harvest expected in Kano, Yobe.
How Abeokuta varsity developed improved chicken breed after 24 years of research
Why we retain certificates of lecturers studying abroad – VC
University study shows cow urine can prevent pipeline corrosion
African countries meet over tech education
Obiano presents cheques of N1m each to 6 winners of World Robotics
.Huawei and ZTE banned from providing 5G in Australia
How to use public computer safely
Warning strike: Osun Govt. workers stay away from offices
.

Tribune

Hajj 2018: Nigeria loses 2 pilgrims in one day
Lagos PDP picks Dominic to replace Salvador as chairman
We ‘ll closely follow all process before, during, after gov poll ― US Ambassador
Osun poll: Ganduje chair 63-man campaign panel
Protest in Ondo as NSCDC officer kill Okada rider, one other
NHB: Elumelu seek bill passage as Avon inaugurates dialysis centre
Why Buhari withheld assent to PIGB ― Presidency
Strike: Aregbesola has thrown Osun workers into pitiable condition ― SDP
Failure to pay workers’ wages ungodly, Adeleke tells Aregbesola
Ahmed orders fast-track of civil servants’ promotion
Clerics in police net over alleged ritual killing
Trump announces trade deal with Mexico
Brazil sends army to border as Venezuelans flee economic crisis at home
Germany returns Namibia genocide skulls
One killed, foreigners shops looted in another violence in South Africa
Lagos retains highest foreign debt portfolio, says DMO
GPD fall: Govt must speed up 2018 budget
FIRS noncompliance tax report causes stir at CCECC office
NSE: Stocks gain 0.58%
Tourism minister at 60? No, I am too old for that —Wanle Akinboboye
Razak shines as Epe celebrates 2018 Ojude Oba festival

The Guardian

CBN uncovers serial fraud in four banks
Non-oil exporters advocate value-addition, revamped processes to check losses
Between JAMB and the realities of unused admission slots
Suspected gunmen kill eight in Plateau, two relatives in Ondo by NSCDC officer
Cross River government, lawmakers disagree over changes in 2018 budget for MDAs
Buhari will treat Electoral Act Amendment Bill this week, says Enang
Agency raises flood alarm in seven states
ACF tasks Buhari to ensure Leah Sharibu’s safe release
First batch of Lagos pilgrims returns
Under-pressure Man United prepares for must-win clash against Burnley
Alalade takes Enyimba to semifinals
Weightlifter, Amalaha, to get N10m from Elite Athlete Development Grant
Sven-Goran Eriksson advises Mourinho to ‘keep quiet’
Anthony Joshua in ‘supreme shape’ for showdown against Povetkin
Venus calls out Serena ahead of potential clash
Queen Cleopatra: Did You Know These Things About Her?
Antzar Eguna: The Spanish Day Of The Geese
Lafarge Africa plans EGM, seeks shareholders’ nod to raise N90b fresh fund
Uncertainties, political tensions may cripple investment in Nigeria’s oil sector
Profit taking drags stock market indices by N57b
‘UK, a great ally for Nigeria capital market development’
Editorial: Understanding the proposed Katsina refinery
Corporate collaboration as growth and exit opportunity
Why Buhari is right, wrong on rule of law
How to secure UI’s admission
Beware the Ides of March
Akomolede and a professor in search of Nigeria
Nigeria: A nation in need of free speech
‘How Buhari lost control of northern votes’
Invisible hands that produced winners in Imo council poll
Akpabio’s defection boosting Emmanuel’s home support
Fayemi hires 35 lawyers for Ekiti election petition tribunal
Facebook rolls out video service globally
Mobile payments record 4.1% growth in three months
‘Data Centre investment critical to Nigeria’s economic advancement’
Dizengoff seeks deployment of smart solutions to combat security challenges
How to jump-start a better health
1 hour ago
Fibroid and herbal remedies – Part 3
Exercising with birth ball during pregnancy
Understanding HIV

Leadership

Direct Primaries Stoke Discord In APC Ahead NEC
CBN Orders MTN To Refund $8 billion, Slams N5.87bn Fine On 4 Banks
NUJ Institutes Special Funds For Widows, Orphans
oAlert! Dangerous Anaconda Disappears From Lake
Yaya Toure Has Passed Medical In London
Saraki Declares Today
Bauchi South Senatorial Bye-election: APC Victory Has ‘Beatified’ MA Abubakar
Davido Enrolls For Mandatory Youth Service
Insurers Under Pressure As NAICOM Fixes October 1 For Recapitalisation
AIICO Insurance Gets NAICOM Approval To Insure Agric Business
Apapa Gridlock Persists 1 Month After Osinbajo’s Directive
ISO Reaffirms Confidence In BoI
Financial Inclusion: Paystack Secures N2.4bn From Stripe, Visa, Others
NNPC To Set Up Bunkering Company
$3.3bn Egina FPSO Arrives Offshore Oilfield This Week
Nigeria, Growth Engine Of LNG Industry In Africa- Report
5000 Exhibitors For 2018 Lagos Int’l Trade Fair
Emefiele, Elumelu, IMF Chief, Others For FMDA Confab
We Are Critical To Issues Concerning Corruption – SFAFP
Financial Inclusion: Paystack Secures N2.4bn From Stripe, Visa, Others
NNPC To Set Up Bunkering Company BUSINESS9 mins ago$3.3bn Egina FPSO Arrives Offshore Oilfield This Week
Nigeria, Growth Engine Of LNG Industry In Africa- Report
2019: Approval Of INEC Budget Excites Ex-council Boss
Restructuring: PDP Slams APC, Presidency For Lying To Nigerians
2019: Buhari Can’t Boast Of 12m Votes In The North – Turaki
Kaduna 2019: Yerima, Arewa Youth Leader For Rep On PDP Platform
SWAN: FCT Chapter Passes Vote Of No Confidence On NEC
Yaya Toure Has Passed Medical In London
Pokemon Becomes The Highest Grossing Media Franchise
Serena Williams Not To Throw A Party For Her Child Due To Beliefs
Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam Vilan for DC Comics
Michael Jackson’s 60th Birthday: A Legacy That Lives On
Hundreds Queue To Pay Their Respects To Aretha Franklin.
Davido Enrolls For Mandatory Youth Service
EFCC Probe: What Is Wike Afraid Of?
Economic Development Strategy: The Nigerian Experience
HURIWA/NBC: Facts Of A Fictitious Agenda
NEMA: The Futility Of Witch Hunt
ISO Reaffirms Confidence In BoI
5000 Exhibitors For 2018 Lagos Int’l Trade Fair
Emefiele, Elumelu, IMF Chief, Others For FMDA Confab
FG Urges Farmers To Utilise CBN’s Single-digit Lending Fund
UBA Grows Gross Earnings By 16%
48,000 Jostle For 2,000 Jobs In Ekiti
NSE-ASI Falls By 0.44% On Industrial, Consumer Goods Stocks

Vanguard

National Assembly Debacle: A Disgrace
AWT: The President Nigeria Wants
Zamfara Guber: Marafa Donates 51 Cars, 2,000 Bags Of Grains, 100,000 Jerseys To Party Supporters
MJAMB: Why Many Candidates Choose Admiralty Varsity – Dr. Pavlou
Okowa Commences Construction Of Ultra-Modern Park For Tankers, Trailers
ASSBIFI To Ngige: Inaugurate NSITF Board Now
Flood Alert For Anambra, Delta, Bayelsa, Others
Igbo Businessmen To Sponsor Bianca Ojukwu’s Senatorial Ambition—Ohakim
Education Problem Is Not Knowledge Gap, But Skills – First Tech Varsity V-C
Rape Victim Narrates Ordeal, Demands Justice
Customs Probes P/Harcourt Military Uniforms, Items Seizures
Protesting Youths Kill 2 Policemen Over Death Of Colleague
Apapa Gridlock: 31,760 Tons Of Cocoa Stranded
Nollywood Actress, Uduak Akrah, Dies Of Complications From Bathroom Fall
Labour Fumes Over Resistance To Unionisation Of Aviation Workers
Rescue Leah Sharibu, other Chibok girls, ACF tells FG
NASS would have been in chaos, democracy gone if… — Jonatha
Reaction as Daura says siege to NASS, collective decision
NBA leadership: The issues Usoro must address
Direct primaries : We won’t accept regional imperialism in APC – Marwa, Salihu
Prophet kills, beheads lover in Ogun
Nigeria, Britain sign pact on security, economic devt
Plateau pastor, wife, 3 children, others killed in fresh attacks
Ex-Delta Governor, Uduaghan formally joins APC, gives reasons
Senate Presidency: Court acelerates hearing of suit against Saraki’s removal
Clark lampoons Trump for describing Buhari as lifeless
S-East, S-South urged to reject APC over alleged plan by Buhari to handover to Tinubu
DELTA: Uduaghan’s defection raises dust
BAUCHI: Habila’s defection sparks question on Dogara’s next move
Rule of law and security (1) By Femi Falana
Okagbare, Amusan chase cash as IAAF Diamond League end
AWCON 2018: Ghana remains hosts, says CAF
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Registration opens Sept. 3
Wrestling: NWF plans improved preparation for upcoming championships — Igali
Enyimba snatch dramatic win against CARA of Congo
I’ve invested too much to leave him
Haunted by memories of past lovers!
It’s like betraying a family member!
Kiss Daniel’s brother to launch online fashion store
Brain behind Instablog9ja revealed
Jim Iyke debunks airport arrest, says it’s blogs sensationalism
Between Anita Joseph and the billionaire that bought a house for her in SA
Fans identify why Juliet Ibrahim fell in and out of love with singer, Iceberg Slim
Apapa gridlock: 31,760 tons of cocoa stranded
Professor kills wife, body stuffed in suitcase
JAMB: Why many candidates choose Admiralty Varsity – Dr. Pavlou
Exquisite Magazine holds free cancer screening, walk in Lagos, others

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 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Presidential candidate: Nigerians’ll help us choose among Saraki, Tambuwal, Atiku, Kwankwaso, others, says PDP
My son was radicalised in university – Osama bin Laden’s mother
Confusion made me throw my two-year-old child inside well – Mother
FG, states, LGs got N4.1tn in six months
Nothing can split us –Ariz Musiq
My late mother knew I’d succeed in life –Tony Tetuila
Why I enrolled my son as a mechanic apprentice –Kunle Afolayan
I never wished to be a single mother –Uche Ogbodo
I think deeper now before I write songs –Sunny Neji
I want a woman who will treat me like my mother –Charles Okocha
TALENT MANAGER, OYIN AMEEN, UNVEILS NEW INITIATIVE
Yinka Ayefele, Atorise, others for FFARIM anniversary
Looters, politicians interested in juicy appointments must go –Oshiomhole
Prostitutes threaten to starve policemen of sex over incessant arrests
20 killed in military aircraft raid in Zamfara
Ortom: Youths warn sacked Benue Speaker over impeachment plot
Makarfi warns PDP against accepting all defectors
Three undergraduates arraigned on murder in Niger
University gives automatic employment to physically challenged, graduate, others
Ekiti LG boss suicide: Social media added to our sorrow, says family
Missing phone: Army pays tortured DJs, accused of shielding soldiers
NSCDC, CBN to fight naira peddling in Oyo
Court remands three for stealing cables
Lagos teachers arrested for stealing school fees
Four abducted Borno children regain freedom two years after
Weinstein seeks to toss sex crimes case over ‘intimate’ emails
Flood kills one person, destroys 40 houses in Kano state
Certificate forgery: Conspiracy of silence among Buhari’s appointees deepens
American held in Vietnam for attempt to ‘overthrow state’
Zimbabwe president defends ‘fair’ election as opposition cries foul
Congo opposition leader Katumbi denied entry at land border
Defection: Saraki stepped on banana peel –Adamu
W’Bank to raise funding for Nigeria by $4.5bn
CBN releases lower naira notes to traders
FG not afraid of Discos’ threat to resell firms
ATCON book lauds Globacom’s contributions to telecom sector
Group proffers solution to street hawking
Asaba 2018: Onyekwere, Okoro clinch gold, silver in discus throw
Asaba 2018: Nigeria wins fifth gold medal with women’s 4x100m relay
Asaba 2018: Semenya wins 400m, Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi bags third place
ICYMI: Ahmed Musa signs four-year deal with Al-Nassr
Alex Iwobi signs new long-term Arsenal deal
Man City will only make move for ‘special talent’ –Guardiola
Man needs N2m for surgery on manhood
Once upon a goldmine: pathetic fate of Nigeria’s burdened seaports
BOOMPLAY Music records 10 million installations off Google Play store
How to create polls on Instagram

ThisDay

Ekiti Poll: PDP Candidate Files Petition, Wants Tribunal to Declare Him Governor
NAF Fighter Jets Kill Several Armed Bandits in Zamfara
Ekweremadu: I’ll Return to EFCC for Further Interrogation
TCN Recovers 693 Abandoned Power Equipment Containers at Ports
Buhari to Address UN General Assembly Sept. 25
Support Buhari, Root Out Looters, Oshiomhole Tells APC Members
FG Plotting to Use Court to Overthrow Saraki, PDP Alleges
Ekiti: Olusola Urges Tribunal to Annul Fayemi’s Victory
Nigeria Making Progress in Power Generation, Fashola Insists
For APC, the Exodus Continues
Udeme Ufot Receives Another Recognition for Brand Management
Nigeria Making Progress in Power Generation, Fashola Insists
Sterling Bank Adopts Efficient Data Destruction Method
APC Defections: A Test For Democracy in Nigeria
Nigeria Making Progress in Power Generation, Fashola Insists
Udeme Ufot Receives Another Recognition for Brand Management
Sterling Bank Adopts Efficient Data Destruction Method
Firm to Commence Plantain Flour Export to US Market
Omoluabi Bank Grows Earnings by 70% in 2017
La Casera Fetes Family, Friends on Int’l Fruit Day
Preparations for 2018 Cowbellpedia Contest in Top Gear
Monica Friday: Some Producers Offered Me Roles for Sex, But I Declined
The ‘New Task’ Before Tony Anenih at 85
CHIKA LANN: My Oyinbo Husband is An African Man with White Skin
My Story: Emmy Benison
Bode Blaq Releases New Projects
Are Investigations Really Necessary in Female Fertility Treatment ?
My Dear President, Let Your People Go

The Nation

PDP jittery as APC, Akpabio parley
Defections: Sokoto agog ahead of Wamakko’s, other APC leaders’ arrival
Fayose’s deputy files 700-page petition against Fayemi
How I fell out with Fayose – Ex-Ekiti Attorney- General Ajayi
APC will adopt labour tactics to win Kwara, Sokoto, Benue
Offa robbery: Court orders service of summons on Saraki
Makarfi to PDP: Don’t give defectors undue advantage
Alleged N8bn fraud: EFCC closes in on JAMB directors, employees
REVEALED: How N600m Sure-P funds for tourism were misappropriated
Dying Metuh gets healing at Ekweremadu’s residence
2019: Defections won’t stop Buhari’s victory – Tony Momoh
PDP alleges plot by FG, APC to unseat Saraki, Ekweremadu
Ekweremadu opens up on EFCC probe
Power generation rises to 7,000 megawatts
Defection: Saraki has stepped on banana peel–Senator Adamu
Al Nassr’s £20m CONTRACT: Musa goes for the cash
Hughley is new D’Tigress coach
At last, Iwobi signs new “long-term” deal
Controversies envelop African Athletics championships
Asaba 2018: Report about Stephen Keshi Stadium are sensational —LOC
Chelsea vs Man City: Moses eyes Community Shield title
Asaba 2018: Semenya wins 400m, Nigeria’s Ajayi places third
3 Div. Nigeria Army gets new GOC
Flood claims one life, destroys 30 shops in Kano
SKALES: HOW A NIGHT IN TIMAYA’S HOUSE CHANGED MY LIFE
August date for Ras Kimono’s burial
Lagbaja, Simi exchange love letters
Seven things guys do when they still love their exes
Kebbi: Massive welcome for retired Customs officer
Woman kills own granddaughter in Minna
Sweet Sensation to launch skill acquisition centre
NSITF rehabilitates 42 injured workers in one year
Notore Chemical lists N100.75b shares on NSE
Stanbic IBTC supports aviation sector

Daily Trust

Sultan denies post suggesting he supported Tambuwal’s defection
ICC denies rating Buhari on integrity
Makarfi warns: Defectors can ‘steal’ PDP from us
INEC chair can’t be arrested, says SAN
EFCC goes after JAMB officials over N8bn scam
‘Police neck-deep in politics’
NPF: We’re not partisan
Selling on wheels: Meet Kano bizmen who ply trade riding bicycles
How I ‘re-mixed’ traditional beauty treatments – Bakari-Marwa
Osinbajo announces new 5% credit facility for MSMEs
GTBank set to launch services on WhatsApp
Banks, NIBSS, MTN, others re-launch mCASH
Zamfara’s killing fields: The inside story
A day in the lives of three Abuja hawkers
What Nigerians think of EFCC going after decampee politicians
‘Why dad’s Zebrudaya role is my favourite’
32 newborn babies bring smiles to Sokoto IDP camp
Dead cattle cause panic in Rivers
Residents panic as floods threaten Zaria
I will run Cross River on ‘5 loaves of bread and 2 fishes’– Edem Duke
PDP yet to have candidate that can defeat Buhari – Rep Jibrin
Borno opens training centre for 500
Falconets eye first World Cup trophy
Arsenal need ‘miracle’ to win Premier League title – Kanu.
Ibrahim Galadima: Nigerian football crisis not beyond redemption
Osinbajo announces new 5% credit facility for MSMEs
What you must know about forthcoming Kano international film festival
Quick tips to spot internet scam
I’ve not resigned from Buhari’s cabinet-Mama Taraba
Police nab suspected hoodlums terrorising Games Village residents
Man in court over alleged theft of wine.
Carpenter jailed for stealing generator
On Defection and Other Wisdoms
Bin Laden’s mother gives first interview to Western media about son
How Osama bin Laden was brainwashed — Mother
.DR CONGO: New Ebola outbreak days after previous epidemic ends
.Editorial: As Zimbabwe awaits poll results
North-East farmers get N12billion farm inputs
World food prices down 3.7% in July – FAO
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Leadership

Ahead Of Deadline, Anxiety Mounts Over New Minimum Wage
FG Recovers 693 Abandoned Containers Of Power Equipment
Why Pneumonia, Diarrhoea Persist In Nigeria
Shehu Sani’s Suspension Null And Void, Says APC Chair
oN8bn Fraud: EFCC Closes In On JAMB Directors
No Peace In Senate Until Saraki Resigns Presidency-Sen.Ibrahim
Defection, Tambuwal’s Worst Decision – Wamakko
2019: Buhari Group Strategises Ahead Of Election
Saraki Will Help Dislodge Buhari In 2019 – PDP
Rivers: Police Launch Manhunt For Killers Of Four Northern Traders
I Will Not Leave APC – Niger Governor
How Baru Steers The NNPC Ship
EDITORIAL: Applauding Cleric Abubakar’s Heroic Feat
Ekiti Poll: PDP Candidate, Olusola, Files Petition At Tribunal
African roots yearning has impacted my brand positively – Busayo Salahdeen
Chevron Contributes 40% Nigeria’s Domestic Gas Supply – DPR
Africa Cannot Grow Unless Nigeria Grows – W/Bank
CBN Introduces New Security Strategy To Combat Internet Fraud
Defection: Saraki Supporters Shut Down Ilorin, Hold Solidarity Rally
Why Demi Lovato Has Agreed To Go To Rehab
Hon Usman Bello And Passion For Grassroot Development
Equities Market Capitalisation Rises By N129bn
Hajji: Medview Airlifts 320 Pilgrims To Mecca
Glo Excites Subscribers With Data Calculator
Seizes 683 Bags Of Unfortified Sugar During Raids
Fear In IDPs Camps As Police Withdraw Personnel
Additional 20,000 Persons Displaced In Zamfara
Gov Dickson Signs Public Service Records, 9 Others Bills Into Law
Bauchi By-election: PMB Drums Support For APC Candidate

Tribune

Ikimi to Saraki, others: You’ve forfeited your seats
I didn’t fall ill in EFCC cell —Ekweremadu
Osibanjo’s wife, Bola Obasanjo, Mama Taraba, others in Anambra, call for women participation in politics
FG, APC to seek court order to oust Saraki, Ekweremadu – PDP
Police still looking for me over what I don’t know ―Dino Melaye
Get your PVC ready, Oshiomhole tasks party supporters in Edo
Kidnap of Islamic cleric: No clue yet – Police
Oyo govt ejects illegal occupants of Egbeda Estate
FG, APC to seek court order to oust Saraki, Ekweremadu – PDP
Gov Umahi recalls suspended commissioners
China donates N7m worth of medical equipment to LASUTH
Senator urges States, Federal Govts not to fully depend on global funding for immunisation
EDITORIAL: SARS again?
A charter for restructuring Nigeria
Youth unemployment
Dubai records 8.10million overnight international visitors in H1 2018
Runsewe takes new cultural narrative advocacy to 32 countries

Vanguard

Iwobi’s Special – Kanu
2019: Adamawa APC Youths Urge Marwa To Contest For Governorship
2019: Saraki, Tambuwal Shake PDP Presidential Race
Molest A Minor, Go To Jail- Gov. Obaseki Threatens Pedophiles In Edo State:
Threat To Democracy: Why Nigerians Should Be Careful In 2019— Adebanjo, Tanko Yakassai, Mbazulike Amaehi, Doyin Okupe
Who Has Failed Whom: Nigeria Or Her Leaders?
Baru Takes To Podium On Petroleum Industry Challenges At SPE Conference
Harvesting The Benefits Of Oil And Special Duties
The Massive Haemorrhage
Defection Of PDP Governors: Ayade Dismisses Rumour, Ugwuanyi Keeps Mum
Edo Worldwide Convention: Obaseki To Showcases 1800 Emotan Gardens, Reforms
Sweet Memories Of Late Ooni Of Ife Oba Okunade Sijuwade
Defections: Saraki Must Surrender The Crown
Why We Killed Our Girlfriends —3 Suspects
How APC Betrayed The Change – Akpanudoedehe
‘Don’t Come To Abakaliki Stadium For Your Rally’ Gov Umahi Tells APA Leaders
Oracle Sports To Honour Ex-Internationals
2019: Saraki, Tambuwal shake PDP presidential race
Threat to democracy: Why Nigerians should be careful in 2019— Adebanjo, Tanko Yakassai, Mbazulike Amaehi, Doyin Okupe
Why we killed our girlfriends —3 suspects
How peaceful protest by Christians almost set Adamawa on fire
Impeachment notice: Benue rise up against 8 rebel lawmakers
Shehu Sani tears Kaduna APC apart
Attempt to impeach Saraki will be resisted- Tambuwal
Saraki, other defectors have blind ambition, are desperate to cling power – Buhari’s aide
Why I can’t be arrested, INEC Chairman, Mahmood tells Court
If my stay in APC is causing you sleepless night then you might as well go to the hospital – Shehu Sani
APC: A change from broom to baton
I believe in Buhari’s good intentions to better the lots of Nigerians, Ndigbo – Okonkwo
Who will be PDP’s presidential candidate ? – Fani-Kayode
Eto’o leaves Turkey’s Konyaspor after half a season
Last-gasp goal gives Lampard winning start with Derby
Murray withdraws from Toronto, Wawrinka gets wildcard
RAPE SCANDAL: African China loses cool over alleged UK rape scandal
Runtown risks prison sentence for contempt of court
Davido in open confrontation with bouncers at Kenyblaq’s show
Superstory out with new season of ‘Danaldo’
Of 9mobile and its operational strengths
Why we killed our girlfriends —3 suspects
Ambode approves recruitment of 2,200 teachers
Lagos-Badagry expressway: Lagos abandons alternative route after spending N1.2bn
Apple reaches new landmark with $1 trillion valuation

The Guardian

APC chief silent over purported defection of Ayade, Ugwuanyi, Umahi, as Timi Frank dumps party
PDP accuses FG, APC of plot to overthrow Saraki through court order
Umahi: APC does not have my permission to use stadium for today’s rally
APC will sustain tradition of carrying everybody along, assures Oshiomhole
Power generation rises to 7,000 megawatts, says Fashola
Brazil’s Lula launches presidential candidacy from behind bars
Niger governor rules out defection from APC
No investigation on financial fraud will incriminate me, says Ortom
Thrills of new national record at first meet in Asaba 2018
Sport can change the black person’s world
Ese Brume grabs long jump gold, Nigeria also wins 4×100 women’s relay, discuss
GOtv Boxing Night 15: An event to remember
Rite Foods fetes athletes, others at Asaba 2018
NBBF sacks Vincent, picks Hughley as D’Tigress coach
‘We ensure that customers are satisfied with our products and services’
SON seals aluminum factory producing below standard in Anambra
Defection: Don’t destroy party loyalty, dedication, Makarfi warns PDP
Olusola asks Ekiti election tribunal to declare him winner of July 14 election
Ogah to challenge Ikpeazu in Abia guber contest
Family Announces Ras Kimono’s Burial Date
Lagos Hots Up As Stars Rock City Of Friends

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