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News Headlines Aug 11, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 11, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Saraki: APC senators, PDP lawmakers draw battle lines as National Assembly reconvenes on Tuesday
Kidnapper who took Tramadol still sleeping six days after arrest –Police
Our encounters with randy men, crazy drivers – Female traffic controllers
Saraki will be impeached, says Oshiomhole
Lagos engineer crushes neighbour, dumps corpse in canal, flees
52-year-old divorced guard commits suicide on church premises
IG’s memo/ NASS invasion: FG plans to implicate us, say Saraki, Ekweremadu
People don’t believe when I say I don’t drink or smoke –Broda Shaggi
Hold Okorocha, cp responsible if anything happens to Madumere – Njoku
Dasuki’s detention: NBA to write AGF, Malami
Two die as police rescue 16 kidnapped passengers in Rivers
You can’t actualise Biafra Republic now, Igbo cleric tells IPOB, MASSOB, others
Plastic pollution: Nigeria’s untapped ‘waste wealth’ fuels environmental disaster
I might sue NBC if ban on ‘This is Nigeria’ is not lifted –Falz
Some idioms and codes of sex (2)
52-year-old divorced guard commits suicide on church premises
Police have killed our family’s star, says brother of slain Anambra bizman
Tension as gas explosion kills mother, four children in Asaba market
Igarra robbery: Police launch manhunt for fleeing suspects
I used military uniform to beat security checkpoints – Fake soldier arrested in Edo
Five die, two injure in Kogi auto crash
Akpabio’s defection puts Buhari’s anti-corruption war under the spotlight
Bauchi bye-election: We’ll amend Constitution to make Buhari life President, says APC candidate
Katsina bye-election: Massive crowds as APC, PDP lock horns in Buhari’s town
2019: Akpabio’s defection can’t stop us from winning Akwa Ibom, says PDP
NASS invasion: Nigeria ‘retrogressing democratically’, says Mantu
2019: Vote for credible leaders, Anglican bishop urges Nigerians
Ajimobi’s SSG joins governorship race
Presidential aspirant unveils plans to tackle poverty
What to do when your bank closes your account
Power grid collapse persists, drops twice in two months
INEC urges private sector to advocate peaceful election
I never gave up searching for job despite several disappointments –Jolomi, blind website designer
People said I was next to be attacked after Dele Giwa was killed –Ekpu
I guarantee that Nigeria can be fixed in four years –Atuejide, presidential aspirant
To relax, I prefer dancing alone at home –Folasade Odunaiya
Even as queen, I still preach in church –Queen Josephine Diete-Spiff
Dairy sector can reduce unemployment in Nigeria –Langat, MD Friesland Campina WAMCO
Kalu, Ebuehi biggest gainers, Etebo a big loser
Messi succeeds Iniesta as Barcelona captain
Bwalya vows to appeal FIFA ban
Modric extends Madrid contract after securing pay rise
Enyimba return to Aba home ground
Liverpool have improved but need to be more clinical, Klopp says
I wish my father was alive to see my great achievement –Galadima, UTME highest scorer
ADC celebrates outstanding pupils
Nigeria needs a technology-driven curriculum – Sanusi
Celebrities who have found diamonds in the rough
My mother prostrated herself on the floor, begged me to quit music –Dayo Kujore
I’ve had to lower standards for love –Olorisupergal
Dad and mum’s separation was a very difficult period for me –Juliana Olayode
When infertility has female factor (4)
Who is advising them?
Girls, don’t end up slay morons!


FG Planning to Frame-up, Arrest Us, Say Saraki, Ekweremadu
Osinbajo: Success of $16bn Egina Project, Proof of FG’s Commitment to Economy
Stop Meddling in Politics, NBA Tells Security Agencies, Military
Saraki: A Million Oshiomhole Can’t Remove Me
Oshiomhole: Saraki’s Impeachment Will Follow Due Process
Umar: FG Must Unravel Daura’s Motives in the Interest of Nigeria’s Democracy
9 Killed in Fresh Attack on Benue Community
‘Persistent Killings Lend Credence to Claims of Govt’s Failure, Complicity’
Placing Daura under House Arrest, not Enough, Says Umar
Govs’ Forum Restates Support for Buhari
Tomato Farmers Lost N10bn to Poor Market, Says TOGAN
Lagos Task Force Arrests 210, Impounds 125 Bikes
Placing Daura under House Arrest, not Enough, Says Umar
Lagos Task Force Arrests 210, Impounds 125 Bikes
Enugu Gov’s Wife Tasks Women on Peace, Devt
CBN Injects Fresh $327m, CNY 69m into Forex Market
Inlaks Reiterates Commitment to CBN’s Financial Inclusion
Bodo-Bonny Road: Jumbo Major House Kicks Against Shut-Out
TNL Unveils All-new Toyota Camry
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Arrive in Europe’s Summer Hotspots
Makarfi: Extent of Corruption Under APC will Shock Nigerians When Kicked…
Defections Hit Home State of Oshiomhole
Nollywood’s Aneke Twins Bubbling @ 32
Oskar Ibru Joins The Diamond Club
Uwanaka: With Firma Advisory, I Want to Bring Innovation to Law Practice
Jimi Agbaje: I Got Married At 25, Earlier Than My Mates
Weird World of Maheeda
Woman, Are You Trying to Get Pregnant ?
SuperSport Promises Great Football Season
Former Tour de France Winner Arrested over Attack on Sex Worker
Enobakhare Handed New Shirt Number at Wolverhampton
American-born Nigerian Striker Joins MLS Side
Klopp in Fresh Attack on Ramos’ ‘Win at All Cost’ Attitude
Nigeria Heart Foundation Charity Golf Tourney Gets September 1 Date

The Nation

Defection: Dogara’s dilemma
Godfathers at war with godsons
EFCC grills two Benue officials
Nine killed in fresh Benue gunmen attack
Our breasts, our asset FEMINIQUE with Isioma
Daura may threaten Nigeria’s democracy — Dangiwa Umar
NASS invasion: Presidency plotting to indict, jail us, say Saraki, Ekweremadu
Akpabio: Ex-Senate minority leader steals defection show
Oshiomhole to Saraki: You’ll be impeached legally, not with thuggery
APC’s call for my resignation is wishful thinking, says Saraki
Human traffickers touting for business on Facebook —UK
Oshiomhole To Saraki: Resign honourably or be impeached democratically
Osun 2018: Saraki, Mark to reconcile aggrieved PDP members
Anti-corruption: Nigerians must join hands with FG to succeed, says Ribadu Kwarans ‘ll no longer be panhandlers —Minister
UNILAG rap Artiste, Magixx signs record label deal
Pogba, Shaw give Man Utd winning start against Leicester City
Russian club wants Akinyemi
‘NFF crises threaten Eagles’ campaign’
ITTF Nigeria Open Quadri proves his worth
Lookman returns to Leipzig
Sarri rules out Hazard leaving Chelsea now
Match Update: Man United 2- 1 Leicester City
Dogara weighs options as PDP awaits Speaker’s defection
NLC decries defection, urges politicians to focus on moving nation forward
Obaseki urges aggressive mobilization on breastfeeding
Helen Paul, Miyonse Amosu become Ajinomoto ambassadors
NIGERIAN POLITICS: More than entertainment
Fed Govt seeks more awareness on fistula elimination
NGO partners monarchs on medication for children, women
Firm reiterates commitment to healthy living
New home for Delta police special squad
NGO moves to protect girl-child
Escravos sets Warri agog
45-year old rapist ‘pacify’ teenage victim with N400
Aspirant empowers 200 widows
ASUU rejects introduction of duty register by DELSU
Driving e-payment with contact-less cards
‘How regulatory agencies are killing businesses’
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
Peacock offers incentives for summer package

The Sun

Lawal Daura: The inside story
• From police cell to DSS custody • Faces EFCC probe over alleged fraud • NASS siege: FG plotting to frame us – Saraki, Ekweremadu
Saraki must go – Oshiomhole
You’re a daydreamer, Saraki replies Oshiomhole
Gunmen kill 9 in fresh Benue attack
ABOMINATION: Woman sleeps with son to have a child for her husband
2 kids, 3 others burnt to death in Delta gas explosion
Accident claims 5 in Kogi
I want handsome rich man as husband – Damilola Aina, model
Barca insists on Pogba, as Mourinho blames star’s agent
You’re a daydreamer, Saraki replies Oshiomhole
Daura’s Sack: Lesson for overzealous security agents – Ex-Lawmaker
Giwa-led NFF distances self from Pinnick-led elective congress time-table
Accident claims 5 in Kogi
EDITORIAL: The Nigeria/China prisoners’ swap deal
Dele Momodu’s lion tribe of journalists

Daily Trust

Rivers Commissioner for Justice, Aguma dies
Girl, 17, cuts off boyfriend’s Manhood in Jigawa
NASS Invasion: FG Plans to indict us — Saraki, Ekweremadu
NASS Invasion: Police indict sacked DSS boss, highly placed politicians
Why I ordered invasion of National Assembly — Sacked DSS boss, Lawal Daura
Daura was running parallel gov’t – Col. Umar
Saraki will be impeached legally – Oshiomhole
EFCC won’t relent in anti-graft fight – Magu
Makarfi: PDP can’t choose wrong candidate for 2019
Daura was running parallel gov’t – Col. Umar
Benin deadly bank robbery: 6 confirmed killed
9 killed in Benue gang clash
Plateau PDP alleges planned ‘crackdown on media’
Taraba NYSC tragedy: Final moments of 9 ‘corpers’ who drowned
What Nigerians think of widespread political defections
5 Nigerian movies featuring Hollywood stars
How Buhari’s government will spend Abacha loot – Ibekaku
Shettima launches N550m construction equipment for LG highway
Uthman Abubakar & Ibrahim Sawab,
New twists as Kaduna warms up for 2019
Parties, candidates slug it out in Bauchi South Senatorial by-election
Inside PDP’s 10-aspirant dilemma
Optimism trails NFF Reconciliation Committee
Man City still title favourites.
JohnMark Shirsha: My dream is to play for Super Eagles
FG saves $80b in capital flight on Abuja centenary city
NCAA licenses 7 Star Global Hangar, set to commence operations
‘Unrealistic options hindering development of mining sector’
Falz, Nigerians react to NBC’s ban of ‘This is Nigeria’
Lokoja/Kogi by-election: Kogi govt warns against violence
Kaduna: Man 25, arrested for kidnapping says he was paid N20
Bala Muhammad
The Daura Affair and threats to the democratic order
Jibrin Ibrahim
Reflections on DSS’s siege of National Assembly
Jideofor Adibe

The Guardian

NASS invasion: FG planning to twist facts to indict us, says Saraki
In search of gold teeth, Nigerian pilgrims ripped off in Saudi Arabia
Nigerians question motive behind defections by politicians ahead of 2019
ASUU gives warning strike over crisis rocking LAUTECH
Umar urges open investigation against Daura on NASS blockage
435, 458 uncollected PVCs worry Imo REC, outsources means of distribution to registrants
2019: NBA cautions politicians against use of military, security agencies
Saraki’s time is over, says Oshiomhole
Court summons EFCC for freezing Benue’s bank accounts
Asaba 2018: A great sports spectacle in the end
Giwa warns electoral committee over purported NFF election time-tableFans await kick-off of LaLiga santander season
Klopp defends Liverpool transfer policy after £177m spree
Djokovic knocked out of rogers cup by greek teenager
Hazard ‘very happy’ to remain at Chelsea
Humblesmith steps out with Osinachi concert
There’s a large space in Nigeria’s beauty industry
Premier League 2018/2019: Which Is Your Favourite Kit?
TriciaBiz trains African entrepreneurs, start tour from Kigali
Elishama Ideh dumps ANN, alleges hijack of party structure
‘Akpabio’s defection, a blessing to Akwa Ibom government’
Weekly political notes
ALGON votes Abubakar best governor in Nigeria
Stay healthy with regular check-ups
Harpic seeks end to open defaecation in Lagos

New Telegraph

Saraki must be impeached at all cost – Oshiomhole
NASS Invasion: FG Planning to twist facts, indict us- Saraki, Ekweremadu
BREAKING: 9 killed, houses set ablaze as gunmen attack Benue
APC, PDP field brothers in Kastina by-election
NASS Siege: IGP Writes Osinbajo, Recommends Search Of Daura’s House You don’t have the number to remove Saraki, Ekweremadu, PDP tells APC Revealed: How 21,476 Nigerians overstayed their U.S visas in 2017
How we aborted bank raids in Edo –CP
Lawal Daura: Intrigues, controversies, fall of a super spy
Blankson: My kids have been asking for their dad –Wife
Delta gas explosion kills woman, 4 children, others
Plateau killings: I acted on God’s instruction, says 83-year-old Imam who rescued 300 Christians
Alleged forgery: Sagay under fire over comments on Adeosun, NYSC
Boko Haram attacks military base, kills 17 soldier
I was victimised in the PDP –Ofoni Williams
We worship in shrines for knowledge, not for rituals like herbalists
Boko Haram attacks military base, kills 17 soldiers
Bauchi bye-election: APC candidate must win, says Yari
Judgement on Igbo-Efon community land still valid –Chief Abogun
State police will stop insecurity, herdsmen killings –Landlords
Gale of defections: In whose interest?
APC government, colossal failure –Edo LP chairman
Asaba 2018 and Abati’s outburst
Please end this crisis now, Kayode cries out
Nigerian stars in Chelsea face uncertain future
Effects of NFF crisis on NPFL
Nigeria Open: Quadri, Toriola cruise Ortom: None of my relation is under EFCC probe
Defection: We’re still prosecuting Akpabio’s alleged fraud case –Magu
I’d love to give 2Face funny role in a movie –Ofu Obekpa
Producing Tekno’s Pana changed everything for me – Krizbeatz


Bloody Friday: Gunmen murder 9 in Benue
Get involved in cultism, forfeit your scholarship —Okorocha tells Imo students
Journalists should possess excellent communication skills —Prof Akinjobi
Osun 2018: Saraki, David Mark to midwife total reconciliation in PDP
Woman, three kids die in gas explosion
SEC issues December deadline for registration of unlisted securities to boost NASD
Kwara PDP sets up harmonisation committee
Group demands immediate commencement of Ogoni clean up exercise
MUSWEN cautions leaders, restates commitment to Nigeria’s diversity
IGP monitoring unit arrests 12 suspects in Rivers
Indonesia quake: Death toll rises to 347
Zimbabwe arrests fleeing politician
Forex: CBN injects $327m, CNY 69m into Retail SMIS
‎GTBank records N109.6bn profit before tax
NSIA transfers $417.46 million to NBET Plc
Shell targets ‘thousands’ in medical outreach in Rivers communities
Breasts sucking, fondling can help detect, not prevent lumps, cancer ― Experts
Two million youths ignorant of HIV/AIDS status in Kaduna State ― Agency
EDITORIAL: The Nigerian Press Council Amendment Bill
Between Rashidi Ladoja and the rest of us
Putting an end to fake news
Nigeria: Any plan for World Tourism Day celebration?
Ethiopian Airlines rolls out stopover packages to boost tourism in Ethiopia


What Alternative Funding Has Achieved — NNPC
Aftermath Of Daura’s Sack: Osinbajo Orders Magu, New DSS Boss To Recover Missing N80b
Akwa Ibom 2019: Akpabio, Emmanuel Set For Titanic Battle
Tiajin Teda Coach Snubs Mikel
Amuneke: I Am Not Jealous Of Guardiola
Investigate Daura’s Atrocities – Dangiwa
Kaduna Deputy Speaker Audu, One Other Dump APC
Two Corpses Of Drowned NYSC Members Leave For Anambra, Kaduna
I’ll Restructure Nigeria If Elected President — Makarfi
Ikpeba, Others Endorse Premier Cool 5-A-Side Football Competition
How Woman’s Sumptuous Meal Changed Her Assassin’s Mind
You Are Too Old, Give Way To Young People, Olumakaiye Tells Nigerian Leaders
Asaba 2018 AAC: Glitz And Glamour After The Chaos
Of History And A Season Of Dramas And Alarms
Why I Posed As A Warrior With My PVC—-Philip
2019: Who Leads The Way For APC In Rivers?
Succour As 40,000 Alimosho Residents Receive Free Medical Treatment
Benue people celebrate Daura’s sack
RAINS OF FURY: Nigeria loses 141 lives to rainstorm, flood in 2018
MKO Abiola Sponsored my father’s impeachment — Balarabe Musa’s son
PSquare: The big dog that barks no more!
IPOB blackmailing Ohanaeze, says Nwodo
Resign honourably or be impeached democratically, Oshiomhole tells Saraki
I can’t descend into the gutter with these characters, Saraki replies APC
Investigate Daura’s atrocities – Dangiwa
Asaba 2018 AAC: Glitz and glamour after the chaos
100 golfers set for NHF Charity tourney
Court dissolves 8-year-old marriage over deception
After six years Kano film maker Iyantama returns with a bang
PSquare: The big dog that barks no more!
Dbanj dedicates song to wife after child’s death
Linda Ikeji becomes doctor
With my boobs I will make Bobrisky man again, Cossy boasts
Cancellations, compensation: what rights do air passengers have?
Igarra Bank Robbery : Obaseki commends police for foiling attack
Unilag Foundation School targets 7,000 for JUPEB test
30% broadband target: Telcos yet to access NCC’s N3bn subsidy for broadband provision

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