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News Headlines Aug 21, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 21, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition reason for supporting Buhari – Saraki
US blames killings in Nigeria on reign of impunity
Ayefele’s building demolition: We followed due process, says Oyo
I won’t surrender to corruption, Buhari vows
Globacom advises Muslims
Decomposing body recovered from Abuja collapsed building
Man stabs two younger brothers to death in Asaba
I’m eyeing senatorial seat –Ngige
Long-lasting marriage does not translate to happy marriage
Saraki places personal ambition above national interest – APC
Nigeria avoids FIFA hammer as FG recognises Pinnick
Man attempts killing mother for money ritual
Saraki as Senate President not acceptable, says Boroffice
Japan send home players over sex scandal
The only time you need a comma after but
Iwobi makes Nollywood debut
US blames killings in Nigeria on reign of impunity
Two women buy day-old twins for N1.8m in Imo
Canada scraps ‘cruel’ family reunification…
2019: Akpabio, Emmanuel in war of words over gov poll
Seven arrested for murder of Delta NUPENG task force chair
Absence of lawyer stalls trial of Ondo ex-deputy gov’s daughter’s killer
Elephants trample 70-year-old woman, other to death
We’re working hard to reconcile Adeleke, Ogunbiyi – PDP
Polls: Rivers PDP accuses APC of using police, military
Seadogs’ awareness on PVC
2019: Catholic group plans screening of aspirants
Banks worry as power firms’ debts worsen
Domestic debt servicing gulps N656.59bn in three months
Court stops Multichoice from increasing subscription
Ex-NAL workers’ entitlements: Aviation unions threaten to stop Nigeria Air
Nigerians knock, hail FG over completed airport terminal
ACCI wants strict enforcement of data protection regulations
RIMAN gets new executive members
Japan send home players over sex scandal
Liverpool won’t pay Neymar-size fee –Klopp
Weah honours Wenger, LeRoy
Chievo keeper thanks Ronaldo
‘Invest in biotechnology to eliminate hunger’
ASUU calls on Osun, Oyo govts to save LAUTECH
NYSC redeploys 700 corps members
Education quality and global rankings
Don faults FG on funding of varsities
Stakeholders want intellectual property monetised
MTN Nigeria relocates ‘The Man In The Box’
IBM, firm target work productivity with messaging app
CWG to launch Entersekt payment, security technology
Editorial: Lessons from Italy bridge collapse
Nigeria in a moral crisis
Financing routine immunisation and family planning services
High inflation as by-product of high-level corruption


Saraki, Tambuwal Fire Back at Tinubu, Say He’s a Pretender
Step up Your Game, Buhari Tells Security Chiefs
NBS: With N3.45tn, Oil Sector Got Highest Credit in Q2
Nigeria Air, Waste of Resources, Says Ezekwesili
Ojukwu, Okafor Kick as Usoro Wins NBA Presidency
Nigeria Escapes FIFA Hammer!
Okowa Emerges Best Governor on Good Governance Poll
Spain Beats Hosts France to Book Final Clash with Japan
Court Halts EFCC’s Probe of Benue Accounts
Concerns Mount over PDP Presidential Aspirants’ Rising Numbers
NECO Releases June-July SSCE Result
FDI Grows 5.97% to $261.35m in Q2
Oyo Gives Conditions for Reconstruction of Music House
Disappointment as Akwa Ibom Senator Fails to Decamp to PDP
MRA Names NSE into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’
Nigeria Wasted $1tn Earned in Oil Booms, Says Report
Don’t Tow the Path of Other Parties, Obasanjo tells ADC
Okonmah Joins Race for Oshimili North
Confidence for the Girl-child
MTNF Graduates MUSON’s Music Superstars
Harrysong, MC Shakara, DJ Big N Reveal How Friendship Promoted Their Career
Meyrah Returns With New Hit, ‘Ori Mi’
Modric, Ronaldo, Salah Battle for UEFA Player of the Year Award
Brazil’s Vasco Da Gama, Others Soon to Join Cape Verde 2019 Line up
Masai’s Giants of Africa Celebrates 15th Anniversary in Lagos
A Dry Sallah And Other Stories

The Nation

Buhari orders security chiefs to step up anti-terror battle
Due process followed in Music House partial demolition, Oyo govt insists
Decision to leave APC imposed by forces within APC, says Saraki
Tambuwal: I have what it takes to challenge Buhari
Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others urge Nigerians on peaceful co-existence
A CBN man’s strange death
Hajj: Two million Muslims converge on Mount Arafat
Foundation empowers youths with skills acquisition
Fed Govt plans vulnerability assessment in states
Tinubu ‘unfair to Wike’
Suspected lunatic stabs Ekiti monarch to death
Son held for alleged attempted murder of mum
Kaduna 2019: What is Sani-Sidi up to?
Woman ‘pours hot water on maid’
EFCC denies investigating Benue State Govt
UNILAG to launch centres of excellence to boost research
Masai’s Giants of Africa celebrates 15th anniversary in Lagos
Milner, Mane secure victory for Liverpool at Palace
Henry denies Pharaohs job ready for Bordeaux
FIFA dumps threat to ban Nigeria
2018/19 Season: Ogu ready with new Adidas deal
Women’s Player of the Year: meet the nominees
UEFA: Modrić, Ronaldo, Salah up for Player of the Year
Southsouth backs Ambode for second term
Demolition: Notice landed me in hospital for five days – Ayefele
Wendy Efele is Face of Candy City 2018
Ja Solar names Annjay ambassador
AU, AFRIMA release Nominees List
Ambode gives 250 ex-service men N25m
Third Mainland Bridge: Govt seeks motorists’ cooperation
Oil heads for rise as traders eye Iran, China
Overland explores West African market
Nigeria to represent Africa at global cyberlympics
NCC, CBN may clampdown on electronic fraudsters

The Sun

NBS recants, insists economy is strong
Tinubu plotting to succeed Buhari in 2023 – Saraki
You’re unfair to Wike, Rivers govt tells ex-Lagos gov
Tinubu thinks everybody is like him –Tambuwal
Security reports from North East worrisome – FG
Eid al-Adha: Buhari, Saraki, Kalu, govs preach peace
Due process followed in demolition of Ayefele’s Music House, Oyo govt insists
Ohanaeze youths vow to resist security agencies’ attack on Igbo
Court remands 114 pro-Biafra women in prison
NECO releases June/July SSCE result
Rivers community marks new yam festival after years of crisis
Banking sector records N32.90trn transactions in Q2 – NBS
NLNG: FG restates commitment to commencement of Train-7 – Adeosun
Injured Tsonga to miss US Open
Champions League: Tottenham to play first home game at Wembley
Bale stakes early claim for Ronaldo’s Real mantle
Pope asks for forgiveness over child abuse crimes
Ugandan police disperse protesters in capital as unrest goes on
Ghana flag at half-mast for Kofi Annan in Abuja
Due process followed in demolition of Ayefele’s Music House, Oyo govt insists
• Demolition notice landed me in hospital – Ayefele
EDITORIAL: Happy Eid el-Kabir celebration
Pomp, colour as Presbyterian Church clocks 172 years in Nigeria
How UNICAL tackled cultism, handout, withheld results – Ex-lawmaker
Tackling human trafficking

Daily Trust

Sallah: Yobe restricts vehicular movement for 12-hour
Mad man stabs monarch to death in Ekiti
2 Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia – NAHCON
VIDEO: Aerial view of sacred places in Makkah
Hajj: Katsina pilgrims to receive 300 Riyals as Sallah gift
JUST IN: Nigerians pray for peaceful 2019 elections in Arafat
Akpabio begs for forgiveness, regrets imposing Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom as governor
Tinubu tried to rock APC’s boat when he wasn’t made Buhari’s running mate
BREAKING: Nigeria recognises Pinnick As NFF President to escape FIFA Ban
B/Haram kills scores, torches 40 houses in Borno
Eid-el-kabir: Buhari leaves Abuja for Daura + Video
We can’t surrender to corruption – Buhari
Why Tinubu attacks me – Saraki
Naira on alert as Turkey lira crisis persists
Zone presidency to N’West, Kwakwaso tells PDP
Air Force destroys terrorist hideouts in Borno
Senator fails to defect to PDP at Udom’s endorsement rally
Ndidi pens new six-year contract with Leicester City.
Salah, Modric, Ronaldo top UEFA award list
FG raises electricity access for 50,900 SMEs, artisans
GenCos demand payment for 24 months energy debts
15 injured in multiple accidents at Gada-Biyu
Cleric tasks residents on PVCs
Police assure residents of incident-free Sallah celebration
The lessons and challenges of Galadima’s feat
INEC’s culpability in proliferation of political parties
Re: Yobe’s strange politics
Kofi Annan: A measure of a man
SOUTH AFRICA: Jacob Zuma corruption inquiry begins
Editorial: Happy Eid-el Kabir

The Guardian

Saraki locks horns with Tinubu on defection to PDP
SPDC announces clean-up in Aghoro, Odimodi
‘Expenditure of secret agencies can be investigated covertly’
FCT minister urges friendship, peaceful coexistence
Court restrains Cross River APC, NWC from conducting fresh congress
U.S. Embassy to reopen Abuja office on Friday
Court grants accelerated hearing in suit on voter registration transfer
Three killed in clash of PDP, APC supporters in Bayelsa
Government decries insecurity in North East, promises decisive action
Balogun receives top marks for sterling display against Man United
Ronaldo, Salah, Modric picked for UEFA Player of the Year award
NFF considers Asaba Stadium for Super Eagles versus Libya qualifier
Funke-Treasure table tennis championship holds next month
Whyte, Miller may face Joshua in WBO title defence
FIFA shelves ban on Nigeria, vows to monitor NFF situation
Experience The Magic of Dominican Republic
‘Why banks can’t lend on single-digit to SMEs’
New mobile app, CarXie debuts, to create 36,000 jobs
The inevitability of retail off-shore banking
Undergraduate wins Skye Bank’s N5 million star prize in ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’ Promo
Editorial: For Nigerians to access clean water
EFCC fails test of objectivity
Roadblocks against women
What Birthday Celebrations Should Mean
Lovers and haters of Nigeria
Examining conjectures for Saraki’s possible replacement
How Nigerian politicians are the luckiest in the world
Ebonyi, Enugu rekindling hide-and-seek politics
Ex-Senator fails to decamp to PDP at endorsement rally


Security Reports On North East Worrisome, Say Service Chiefs
Tinubu Plotting To Preserve His 2023 Presidential Ambition – Saraki
PMB, Govs, Others Preach Unity At Sallah
‘Spiritualist Instructed Me To Kill My Mother To Become Rich’
I’ll Die In APC, Gov. Bindow Insists
Customs Chief Orders Commands To Release Seized Goods-Laden Trucks To Owners
PMB Directs Service Chiefs To Beef Up Security
Hope As Industrial Council Wades Into Investors’ Woes At Lagos Free Zone
EGRP: FG To Establish Delivery Units In 6 Ministries
PenCom In The Eyes Of Pension Reform Act Of 2004
Ronaldo, Modric And Salah Up For Uefa Player Of The Year
Nigeria Escapes FIFA Ban
NIRSAL’s Contribution To PMB’s Agricultural Revolution
Paul Usoro Emerges New NBA President Nigeria’s Broadband Penetration Stands At 22% – NCC
Shrinking Lake Chad And Challenges Ahead Resuscitation
Flood Wreaks Havoc In Ebonyi Community
Quickteller Rewards 195 Customers
Suspect Trial Stalled In Ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s Daughter Murder Case
Abduction Of Workers, Cultism Threaten Businesses In Eket – Group
Nigeria’s Broadband Penetration Stands At 22% – NCC
Quickteller Rewards 195 Customers
‘Internet: 4billion People To Be Connected By 2020’
Okorocha To Atiku: Leave Imo Alone
2019: State, NASS Contests Resurrect Old Rivalry In Bayelsa
APC May Drag INEC To Court Over Rivers By-election
Kano Govt Spends N240m On Healthcare Monthly
EDITORIAL: Lessons From Feast Of The Sacrifice
PenCom In The Eyes Of Pension Reform Act Of 2004
Shrinking Lake Chad And Challenges Ahead Resuscitation
PMB Signs International Cocoa Agreement
DisCos Fault Stranded 2,000MW As Basis For N72bn FG’s Investment
Dangote, VDMA Hold Training To Build Skilled Workforce
Diamond Bank Disburses N1bn From SME Lending Scheme
Oil Price Dips On Slowing Economic Growth
Contract Staff In Nigerian Banks Rise By 101%
1000 Entrepreneurs Show Up For Next Titan Auditions
Nigeria Rakes In N111bn Tax From US Companies


Why We’re Proposing Research, Innovation Fund — FG
From The Hills To Marina Lagos (2)
We’re Worried Over Security In North-East – FG
Stop Wike From Buying Judgment To Stop Election, APC Cries Out
NECO Releases Results; 71% Score Above 5 Credits
Issa Aremu Advocates Issue-Based Politics
2019 Presidency: APC Lists Corruption Allegations Against Saraki
Eunisell Makes Case For Safety, Environment To Mark Safety Awareness Day
Direct Primary Tears Ondo APC Apart
Eko DISCO Moves To Eradicate “Crazy Bills”
Oyo Govt, Ayefele Bicker Over Demolition Of Music House
Eidul-Adha: Let‘s Reflect On Our Socio-Economic Problems — TMC
Nigeria: Total Invests $10bn In 5 Years
Akpabio Happy With Ugwuanyi/Chime Rapport In Enugu
FG To Establish ERGP Delivery Units In Six Ministries
Usoro Elected NBA President
Arla Dano Officially Gets Guinness World Records Certificate
Oyo Govt, Ayefele bicker over demolition of Music House
19 killed as Boko Haram hits Borno village
Shell suspends 8m barrels worth $560m as Trans Ramos oil Pipeline remains shut
Tinubu also complained of marginalisation by Buhari — Saraki
29-yr-old man bashes mother’s head with wood of nails for money ritual
112 Biafra-Biafra women remanded in Owerri prison
2014 Muslim-Muslim ticket arrangement is why Tinubu is fighting me – Saraki
We’re worried over security in North East- FG
Sallah Message: Surrendering to corruption not option – Buhari
Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango
Saraki blows hot, fires back at Buhari media organisation
Stop intimidating Nigerians with jail threat, Timi Frank tells Buhari
Minimum wage will be N100,000 if elected as President, says Omoyele Sowore
My case against Saraki — Oshiomhole
Soccer shocker: Footballer kills mum, sleeps with aunt, sister
‘Why can’t I do better than Mbappe’, asks Monaco youngster Geubbels
FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: Japan power past England to reach final
Marseille’s Mandanda out for four weeks with hamstring injury
Japan go from prostitutes to podium at Asian Games
Ronaldo arrives as Serie A returns in FIFA19 video game
Would you defy your mum to marry your hearthrob?!
Nigerian music industry will very soon surpass the movie industry – Emex E.O.T
There are lots of eyes on African movies, especially Nigerian music, movies, says London-based artist
Arsenal forward, Iwobi makes Nollywood debut
Nollywood is hot cake right now, says Actress Etinosa
Nigeria’s music industry yet to achieve Grammy Awards — Emex E.O.T
How my traffickers duped us N50,000 to secure job for me abroad – Victim
UNILAG to launch centres of excellence to boost research
Thousands celebrate Osun, goddess of fertility and water
Court restrains DSTV from increasing subscription fees
Eunisell makes case for safety, environment to mark Safety Awareness Day
We need unconventional methods to recover loans from big debtors – Ayeye

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