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News Headlines Sep 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sep 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Brawl, gunshots at PDP HQ as Atiku submits nomination forms
Herdsmen behead Adamawa PDP chairman, flee with head
APC: Katsina, Imo, Kaduna, Bauchi, Rivers adopt indirect primaries
Man cries for help as fire burns two daughters
2018 NCC tennis draws hold in Abuja
How Sanchez and CL cost United £300m
‘Messi not under pressure to return for Argentina’
Japan hails Osaka, Nishikori
Weary Nadal faces merciless Del Potro in US Open semis
Camara forced to quit football
Bank of Agriculture disburses N895.5m in Kwara
Arsenal sign nine-year-old Nigerian wonderkid
Shoprite Nigeria rewards consumers with N1m gifts daily
Mr Bigg’s opens new outlet in Ibadan
‘Nigeria, land of great opportunities’
Dangote’s new flour product thrills bakers
ACGPN advises on best corporate governance practices
WAFU U-17:Eaglets beat Ivory Coast 5-1
Africa t’tennis: Quadri, Oshonaike seeded
Herdsmen behead Adamawa PDP chairman, flee with head
PDP BoT bars members from campaigning for Atiku, Saraki,…
Osinbajo, Tinubu, others storm Osun for Oyetola
PHOTOS: Wizkid escorts Naomi Campbell to GQ Awards
Defection of six govs: PDP is hallucinating, says APC
Man cries for help as fire burns two daughters
Court orders arrest of Mike Adenuga’s son over custody battle
Herdsmen behead Adamawa PDP chairman, flee with head
Gunmen attack Anambra church, shoot pastor
Katsina kidnapper sustains gunshot wounds while collecting ransom
Man rapes, impregnates 15-year-old daughter
Alleged kidnapping: Evans trial resumes September 13
Down syndrome patient goes missing during outing with father
Commercial bus kills two labourers in Rivers
Politicians are enemies of Nigeria, says Ango Abdullahi
84.2 million registered to vote in 2019, says INEC
APC: Katsina, Imo, Kaduna, Bauchi, Rivers adopt indirect primaries
No crisis in Osun AD, says Oyinlola
Osinbajo, Tinubu, others storm Osun for Oyetola
Defection: ADC rewards 118 lawmakers with automatic tickets
Bianca’s siblings attack Ojukwu’s sons over senatorial ambition
NASS will override Buhari on Electoral Act –Turaki
Bank of Agriculture disburses N895.5m in Kwara
‘Nigeria, land of great opportunities’
ACGPN advises on best corporate governance practices
2018 NCC tennis draws hold in Abuja
‘Messi not under pressure to return for Argentina’
Bayelsa Post-Primary School Board saves N669.3m from teachers’ verification
Ondo SUBEB to complete N7.8bn school projects
Sexual predators: Experts caution schools on teachers’ recruitment
Osinbajo hosts winners of world tech challenge
UPDATED: US actor, Burt Reynolds, is dead
Day Olujazz set MUSON Centre on fire
50 Pan-African artists to participate in 2018 Art X Lagos
In new book, Obasi receives favour from God
Dolly Parton to be honored in Grammy gala
Fibroid and Infertility (2)
Safe motherhood: Bayelsa takes campaign to churches
Borno govt declares cholera outbreak
Experts tax parents on sex education, drug abuse
Governance, politics and mental health
Best apps for writing on pictures
Facebook to build $1bn data centre in Singapore
Editorial: Transmission upgrade shaky without DisCos keeping pace
Nigeria will be great, but how?
How ex-Eagles’ player, Mutiu Adepoju, upsets me
2019: Harvest of aspirants, shortage of policy ideas
Beyond cash-transfer of Abacha loot


Afenifere, Others Ask Buhari to Reject Nomination Forms from Shadowy Group Presidency silent PDP calls for sanction There is no legal infraction, says APC
Police Dismiss Three Officers over Raid on Clark’s House
FG Rakes N3.5tn Taxes in Eight Months
Union Holds Expo, Task Govt. to Patronise Local Printers
CBN Debits Four Banks over N5.87 Billion Fines
Stampede As Atiku Submits Forms
Bomb Blast From Femi Adesina
INEC Registers 14.5m New Voters, Says Preparation for Osun Poll on Course
USAID Marks Successful Implementation of Governance Programme
Chinese Consortium Begins 3050MW Mambilla Power Project Next Year
Saraki: I’ll Run Inclusive Govt If Elected President
I Have No Plan to Defect to APC, Says Orji
Bauchi, Katsina APC Opt for Indirect Primary Election
Ebonyi APC, Delta Faction Adopt Direct Primary Election
Over 10 Imo Governorship Aspirants Pick APGA Nomination Form
The Game Changer Sokoto State Needs
APC’s Potent Weapon to Win Esan North East/Esan South East
Nigerian Ports Record Mixed Performance as Vessel Traffic Decline 2.3% in Q1
Why Some Nigerians Seek Passports from Other WA Countries
Enugu Govt Delays Installation of Airport Facilities
Bala Usman: Nigeria’s Ports Positioned to Be Africa’s Hub
NIMASA Embarks on Automation of Process to Ensure Efficiency
FG to Institute WIP on Vessels Calling at Nigerian Ports
Rohr: Eagles Are in Seychelles for Serious Business
Golden Eaglets Hammer Côte d’Ivoire 5-1
Oborududu Targets World Championship Gold
Quadri, Meshref Are Top Seeds as Singles Serves off

The Nation

CBN debits four banks N5.87b for MTN deals
IG sacks three over Clark’s home raid
Katsina, Kaduna, Rivers, Imo APC adopt indirect method to pick candidates
MTN faults CBN on conversion of loan to preference shares
Disquiet over N75m Lexus for Fayose
Osinbajo, Oshiomhole, governors, Akande, Tinubu: vote Oyetola
Anxiety mounts over new minimum wage
Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement wants APC to reduce cost of forms
Chinese consortium to begin work on Mambilla power project
Why I’m contesting for Reps
Minister to media: criticise, don’t denigrate Buhari
Araraume gets stakeholders mandate to quit APC
ABUTH to conduct first open heart surgery
Boys Brigade urged to shun untoward acts
Siblings injured in Anambra kerosene explosion
UNN student dies in auto crash
Resume or lose your jobs, Council warns Ogun Poly workers
U-17 AFCON Qualifier: Nigeria Wallop D’Ivorie 5-1
Japan cancels friendly with Chile after earthquake
Seven Eagles That Will Be Missing Against Pirates
Osinbajo launches N10,000 collateral free loans to petty traders
PDP’s BoT bars members from campaigning for aspirants
PDP faults purchase of nomination forms for Buhari
Import of MultiChoice Talent Factory, by John Ugbe
Okowa on devt journalism
IYC henchmen plan to take agitation to hallowed chambers
NDDC condoles with Rivers over Aguma
Student ‘smashes bus windscreens’
Baby dies in bus fire
Court adjourns suit against Lagos PDP exco till Sept 6
Technology entrepreneurs get business skills
FIRS plans nationwide tax audit
No subscriber’ll be shortchanged, NCC assures
Govt licenses 158 agric seed firms
Fed Govt to boost food production

The Sun

Presidency, Atiku fight
Clark names top officers allegedly behind home raid
PDP raises panel to prune down number of presidential aspirants
IGP dismisses 3 policemen over search
Bianca: Onoh’s family scolds Ojukwu’s children
Abuja earth tremor: FG issues red alert
Checking Nigeria’s rising poverty
FIRS to commence audit of taxpayers nationwide – Fowler
84.2m voters to decide Buhari’s fate
• INEC releases total number of registered voters, plans electronic tag of sensitive materials Romanus Ugwu, Abuja…
PDP presidential aspirants will accept one candidate for 2019 general elections-Sen Bwacha
2019: APC youth leader wants reduction in nomination fees
2019 : Ebonyi APC to pick candidates through consensus
BoI harps on easy loans accessibility for SMEs
FG supports local inventors, innovators with N45m grant
Why Ondo athletes will be absent at Youth Sports Festival–Council
Uefa Nations League: Official match ball for new competition revealed
Japan cancels friendly with Chile after earthquake
Mongolia launches campaign to protect children from cyber crimes
Pence, Pompeo deny writing anonymous NYT op-ed
Checking Nigeria’s rising poverty
Delta APC leaders insist on direct primaries
2019: Ex-Minister, Dayo Adeyeye declares for Senate in Ekiti
2019: Itsekiri, Isoko unite against Ijaw in Delta south senatorial race
EDITORIAL: Boosting foreign direct investment
Naomi Campbell Takes Wizkid As Her Date To GQ Awards
Monetisation of politics

Daily Trust

Diverted US$35m GEP Fund: Reps hit Enelamah, petition Buhari, World Bank
Benue gets first female Head of Service
NUPENG withdraws services in Delta over sack of 2,500 workers by Indian oil firms
ABUTH to carry out 1st open heart surgery in northern Nigeria
PDP BoT warns members against deals with presidential aspirants
‘Nigeria losing $670m annually to security votes’ – TI
Gov’ship: Ogun APC unveils Rep Akinlade as consensus candidate
Jigawa dep gov denies giving N50m support to INEC
Women to organise 1m march for Buhari
PRP asks Buhari: Probe Ekiti vote buying
Yobe APC stakeholders ask Gaidam to nominate successor
PDP lying over governors, lawmakers alleged planned defection – APC
Boko Haram: Army reorganizes Operation Lafiya Dole
Gunmen kill 2, injure 2 in Plateau
Tech firm, US varsity partner on enterprise learning
Teenager spends 20 HOURS a day fast asleep for days on end
REVEALED! The military secret to falling asleep in two minutes
Women to organise 1m march for Buhari
Rohr: We are in Seychelles for serious business
Super Eagles will deliver against Seychelles – Chukwu
Eaglets go goal crazy in Niamey, thump Cote d’Ivoire 5-1
Osinbajo flags off micro loan disbursement for Abuja traders
NUPENG downs tool as Indian oil firm sacks 2,500 workers
NAICOM clarifies insurance funding policy
‘I’ve not seen my wife, daughter 2 years after their abduction’
Takeaways from 2018 Kaduna Book and Arts Festival (KABAFEST)
Tambuwal’s foray into the presidential fray
Still on Yobe’s strange politics
Osinbajo’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ campaign
Editorial: Lessons from China-Africa summit
2019:‘Na dem dey rush us!’ – Festus Keyamo reacts to purchase of nomination form for Buhari
Facebook loses more younger users – Survey
MTN denies owing Nigerian government tax remittance
Google launches digital skills for Africa program in Sokot
Radio Kwara staff protests over working condition, lack of working tools
TUC calls for more houses for workers
On ‘menstruating’ men in our cities
Indonesian district bans men, women from dining together
Muslim student Iftekhar is first Miss England finalist to compete in hijab

The Guardian

Clash at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits form
Police dismiss three officers for raiding Clark’s home
‘Minimum capital, logistics consolidation will check ports downtime’
APC in Katsina, Kaduna, Rivers adopt indirect primaries for 2019 polls
UK MP, others stage protests for Leah’s release on 200th day with Boko Haram
‘Lagos generates 0.17 million metric tons of global marine plastic wastes’
British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen
Firm introduces new drug to tackle infant mortality
Elephants destroying farms in Kebbi, commissioner alerts
Kei Nishikori, Naomi Osaka keep Japan’s flag flying at U.S. Open
AFN denies alleged unfair treatment of Oduduru, Brume, others
Don’t shut down Nigerian football, Bassey pleads with Solomon Dalung
Nigeria thrashes Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 to resuscitate bid for U-17 AFCON ticket
NBB of C lauds GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4
Oboh at Junior Symetra Tour qualifier, pleads for long-term support
Indians LGBT Community Celebrate Gay Sex Law
Nigerians risk cancer, others as counterfeit phones flood market
Employers’ compliance catalyst to growth of pension scheme’
Experts urge NCC, NFMC to enable TV white space for broadband penetration
Signal Alliance, Microsoft to deepen cloud adoption in Nigeria with FastTrack
Editorial: Nigerian Army University for insurgency?
Campus health basics for university freshers
For a better Nigeria
The essence of presidential debates
Tyranny in the name of national security
Air Nigeria as national carrier
Worries over Buhari’s decline to sign electoral bill
ADC gives 118 lawmakers automatic tickets
Group urges Wike to support Ezekiel-Hart for Rivers West senatorial seat
Groups warn Nigerians on dangers of smoking
LASG solicits more support for children with disability, celebrate mothers


Commotion In Abuja As APC, PDP Supporters Clash
INEC, IPAC Seek Hitch-free Polls As Registered Voters Hit 84m
Police Dismiss Officers Over Raid On Clark’s Home
Riot, Gunshots At PDP Secretariat As Atiku Submits Nomination Form
APC Primaries: Adamawa Guber Aspirant Justifies Cost of Forms.
Environment: PMB Discusses Desertification Control With ELION Chair, Wenbiao
MTN Nigeria Relocates ‘The Man In The Box’
Osun Embraces ‘TraderMoni’, Federal Government Empowerment Programme
The Many Headaches Of Chaza Community, Niger’s Artisans Haven
Bridging Power Challenges Through Energy Audit
I Will Transform Political Landscape Of Abia – Emenike
COREN Receives NBRRI Report On Jabi Building Collapse
Kaduna To Resume School Feeding
10 Hospitalised In US, After Emirates Flight Lands
NAF Launches Operation Thunder Strike 2 Against Boko Haram
FG Tasked On Federal Roads In Niger
Osinbanjo Flags Off Empowerment Scheme For Micro Businesses In Abuja
Grand Cereals Assures CAFFAN Of Efficient Service Delivery
Chinese Consortium Targets Early 2019 For Work On 3050mw Mambilla Power Project – Presidency
Sell Pressures Weigh On Stock Market, Declines By 0.88%
FG Tasked On Federal Roads In Niger
Gov Emmanuel Urges PMB To Reconsider Electoral Act Amendment Bill
Nigeria Drifting Into Anarchy – Saraki
ITTF African Championships: Quadri, Meshref Are Top Seeds In Singles
EDITORIAL: Addressing Issues Of Flood And Erosion
Bridging Power Challenges Through Energy Audit
SDP Presidential Aspirant Unfolds Agenda
Yola High Court Dismisses Suit Challenging APC Congresses
Our Laws Encourage Crimes – Usman
2019: SAMAC Chairman Drums Support For PMB
I’m Not Leaving PDP For APC – Senator Orji

New Telegraph

Herders kill two, injure two in Plateau
Police dismiss 3 officers for raiding Clark’s home
Gun shots, pandemonium in PDP National Secretariat as Atiku submits nomination form
Amosun picks Akinlade as successor
10 suspected cultists held for sergeant’s murder
2019 : Ebonyi APC to pick candidates through consensus
NURTW member in court for assaulting man with rod, nail plank
Firemen rescue 6 from collapsed building in Kano
N5.8bn fines: CBN debits 4 banks over MTN funds
Reps accuse Industry Minister of diverting $35m
Nigeria’s voting population now 84.3m – INEC
Police dismiss 3 officers for raiding Clark’s home
Saraki to Nigerians: Vote out Buhari in 2019
Robbers hijack bus, kill one, rape five ladies
Atiku to Buhari: You’re power drunk, your integrity’s suspect
External reserves drop further to $45.50bn
Undescended testes linked to cancer, infertility
Informant-turned-robber held for stealing car brain box
‘I started one chance robbery, after my photography shop was demolished’
Fear grips Bariga as two families fight over chieftaincy title
Police nab suspected kidnapper in Niger
Police officer died of cardiac arrest, not on top of woman – PPRO
The weeping politicians
Ogun West ready to take over from Amosun in 2019 – Salako
Group advocates vetting of aspirants by religious leaders
Igbinnosa: Nomination fees will discourage credible aspirants
Omisore accuses Aregbesola of owing workers N1.9bn
APC holds mega rally, confident of victory
External reserves drop further to $45.50bn
New lending rate: Succour for farmers?
NIM pledges sustained turnout of productive workforce
NBS: BEDC sustains pre-paid metering lead in Q2
Eagles’ll miss Mikel, says Ogu
U-17 AFCON qualifiers: Eaglets maul Cote d’Ivoire 5-1
Nigeria can co-host AFCON 2019 with Cameroon –Paul Bassey
ITTF African C’ships: World Cup ticket excites Quadri
Eagles too strong for Seychelles – Westerhof
We won’t underrate Seychelles, Rohr declares
I worked my way as a mechanic to the big screen – Lala
Lara George celebrates wedding anniversary
Kunle Afolayan completes shooting of his movie, Mokalik
Onyeka Onwenu becomes House of Lunettes’ Brand Ambassador
Nigerian-British actor, David Oyelowo, wife celebrate 20th wedding anniversary
MC Galaxy reveals wedding date
EDITORIAL: Probe discovery of ‘38 bodies’ in Abia
2019 presidency: PDP BoT bars members from partisanship
Dwindling rank of street boys
2019: Shehu Sani loses out as Kaduna APC adopts indirect primaries
Women, girl-child can overcome societal limitations with right environment – Ahmadu
2019 Presidency: PDP N/Central mulls consensus aspirant
Police nab suspected kidnapper in Niger
N4.7bn fraud: Ladoja bought 26 cars for loyal legislators – Witness


Kalu Eager To Justify Eagles Call-Up
We Know Our Friends, Our Friends Know Themselves
Use Your Powers To Solve Challenges Facing Humanity, Ooni Tasks Adherents Of Traditional Religion
Rivers APC Adopts Indirect Primaries
Why MTN, Again
How We Killed Truck Driver, Diverted Truck To Benin—Robbery Suspects
Ibori Sorry For Uduaghan’s Defection To APC —Oyovbaire
Finding Solutions To The Flooding Menace
PDP BoT Advises Members Not To Pitch Tent With Aspirants
Why Akpabio’s Defection Means Little To Us –Senator Bob
Danger Ahead For APC Govs As Party Threatens To Cancel Indirect Primaries
Akpabio: His Defection Cannot Stop Udom’s Re-Election – Dr. Mrs. Eyakenyi, Ex-Minister Of Lands, Housing
Akpabio Had Wanted To Join APC For Long – Dr. Emeeyak Ukpong
Registered Voters Hit 84.27m — INEC
Soldiers, Herdsmen In Gun Battle In Benue
Chief Magistrate Throws Journalists Out Of Lagos Court
Danger ahead for APC govs as party threatens to cancel indirect primaries
Atiku lists scandals of Buhari’s govt; insists he’s power-drunk
N4.7bn fraud: Ladoja bought 26 cars for ‘loyal’ lawmakers from govt account — Witness
POLICE RAID: Clark petitions Buhari, insists IGP, top officers responsible
PDP kicks as Presidency keeps mum on N45m nomination form for Buhari
Media is free to criticise any President but not to denigrate Buhari or anybody – Lai Mohammed
Breaking: IGP dismisses 3 police personnel that raided Chief Clark’s house
APC scared of possibility of my presidential candidacy—Saraki
Why Akpabio’s defection means little to us –Senator Bob
Danger ahead for APC govs as party threatens to cancel indirect primaries
Akpabio: His defection cannot stop Udom’s re-election – Dr. Mrs. Eyakenyi, ex-minister of lands, housing
Akpabio had wanted to join APC for long – Dr. Emeeyak Ukpong
Nigeria under Buhari suffers high level divisiveness, anarchy —Saraki
AFCON 2019 qualifiers: We are not here to see Seychelles beaches, Rohr tells Eagles
Nigeria Football crisis will persist until I’m paid — Joe Erico
Wrestling: Oborududu targets world championships gold
U-17 AFCON qualifiers: Golden Eaglets roast Baby Elephants
He wants me to have fun before settling down
My ex’s heartlessness has turned me into Mr. Nasty
I don’t want more kids with her
Engage in more acts of charity, visiting Beauty Queens tell Nigerians
Wearing leg chains has no business with you making heaven or not- Actress, Maryam Charles
Don’t cry when I die — Harrysong
Army apprehends 2 suspected oil thieves in Delta
Resumption date : LASG threatens to sanction erring schools
Your romance with Ajimobi started ITC crisis, Ladoja tells new kings
Globacom outperforms in new voice, data subscriptions — NCC
Ebola death toll rises to 88 in DR Congo

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