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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


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
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
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


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


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

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