NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




BUSINESSDAY

Offshore bondholders panic, stocks fall as Nigeria political risk escalates

CBN sees scope to hike rates before 2019 elections

Banks’ NPL improves on stable macro economy

Nigeria rig count falls as oil prices rally

Nigeria’s palm oil imports from Malaysia dips 20% in 5 months

Danger looms for Nigeria in an evolving crude oil market

Innovative farming will attract youth into agriculture

Nigeria Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme as a Panacea to developing Nigeria’s gas reserves

Lack of funds, not knowledge main reason Nigerian millennial’s are not investing

DSS bars lawmakers, workers, journalists from gaining entrance to NASS

Sen. Adeleke Certificate Saga: Court fixes Wednesday for ruling

Banks miss loan growth target as politics, fragile economy take toll

 

PUNCH

National Assembly invasion: Osinbajo sacks DSS DG, Daura, replaces him with Seiyefa

Yoruba group knocks Soyinka for attacking Obasanjo

Mark, Jang, Kwankwaso, 46 other senators sign pro-Saraki list

Lawal Daura: Another cabal member ousted

National Assembly invasion: UK insists on rule of law

Catholic Bishops warn members against endorsing politicians

Operatives nab four suspects over pastors abduction

Strike imminent as ASUU rejects Babalakin-led renegotiation team

Budget: FG set to address impediments to procurement contracts

Ambode, Utomi seek productivity to boost govt image

CBN wants private sector funding for indigenous technology researches

NYSC warns corps members against social events without approval

Police graduates protest, say most promoted officers not qualified

Sellers cut Nigerian oil prices amid weak demand

Pray for Nigerian leaders, Aisha Buhari urges women

NASS: Lagos Speaker commends FGs timely action

Katsina road crash claims seven, police intensify highway patrol

Enugu governor advocates balanced development

LASG advocates transparency among accountants

BUK expels 33 students over exam fraud

Kano: 10 Gandujes aides resigned their appointments

NASS invasion: Buharis ominous descent into dictatorship

Akpabio resigns as Senate minority leader

Osun people will resist rigging, says Adeleke

Youths may decide winner of 2019 elections ‘ INEC Chairman

Wike, Tambuwal, Tanimu-Turaki bemoan NASS siege

Secondus asks UK to expel Buhari

Money politics, godfatherism will end in 2019

Saraki, Ekweremadu embrace, felicitate each other as NASS siege ends

Aisha Buhari pledges to support APC women aspirants

External reserves fall below $47bn, lowest since April

FG, BoI support traders with interest-free loans

Rivers community protests alleged relocation of oil firm to Lagos

FG restricts issuance of visa to foreign engineers

Improper tyre pressure can cause failure, high fuel consumption

Food poisoning kills nine at funeral

Blockade of National Assembly a breach of Constitution, says Olu Falae

Lawal Dauras sacking victory for democracy, says PDP chieftain

Woman tells husband to pay before breastfeeding their baby

THISDAY

NLC Accuses NCC of Aiding MTN to Undermine Nigerian Laws

Okeowo: Nigerian Debt Market Can Fund Infrastructure Development

FG Cautions Politicians against Security Breach at Airports

PSC Boss, Smith Decries Bad Image of Police

Akpabio Resigns as Senate Minority Leader

Equities Market Depresses Further on Weak Investors’ Sentiments

Police not Involved in N’Assembly Blockade, Says IG Idris

Disobedience to Court Orders, Invasion of Legislative Houses, Arrest of Judges are Highlights of Daura’s Tenure

NCC, MTN Greatest Threat to National Security, Says NLC

BUK Expels 33 Students, Warns 70 over Examination Malpractice

Former Kano Deputy Gov, 10 Aides Defect to PDP

Six APC Lawmakers Set to Join PDP in Kano, Says Ex-Deputy Gov’s Aide

APC Won’t Lose Any Member to Other Parties, Says Anambra Chairman

Restructure Nigeria’s Security Apparatus, Presbyterian Prelate Tells Buhari

 

SUN

APC: With Saraki’s exit Kwara people liberated ‘ Lai Mohammed

Kaduna PDP has not promised automatic ticket to Sen. Sani ‘ Chairman

2019: APC South Africa mobilises support for Buhari

Amuneke: I’ll coach Super Eagles someday

Stakeholders await CBN directives on sale of commercial paper

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

Gnashing of teeth in Edo as flood destroys 280 hectares of rice farm

Pray for Nigerian leaders to rule with fear of God, Buhari’s wife tells women

NASS invasion: My boys not involved ‘ IGP Idris cries out




GUARDIAN

Importers, agents groan under 400% hike in cost of container haulage

22 fuel-laden vessels berth Apapa ports this week

PDP chairman Uche Secondus wants UK to expel Buhari

Osinbajo meets acting DSS boss Mathew Seiyefa

Saraki, Dogara insist APC lack number for impeachment

PDP wants National Assembly to move against Buhari

 

VANGUARD

NASS : ‘DSS boss, Lawal Daura, fired for actions beyond his powers

No more excessive profit from FG contracts ‘BPP boss

EFCC freezed Benue govt accounts because Ortom defected from APC

Saraki: New interpretation of impeachment draws controversy

How corruption is fuelling clashes across Nigeria ‘ Lai Mohammed

NASS INVASION: Time to close ranks against dark forces, says Ihedioha

Kano: Seven SAs exit with Ganduje’s SA on graveyard

DEFECTION: Akpabio resigns as Senate minority leader

Whereabouts of sacked DSS boss, Lawal Daura

50 APC governorship aspirants jostle for Oyo guber ticket

Ease of doing business: FG targets top 100 ranking in 2yrs

LCCI proposes 13% derivaion for states hosting ports

Sea shore protect stalls Apapa trailer park project

Banking stocks, others drag NSE Index down by 0.40%

Nigerian engineers no longer competitive globally ‘ Buhari

Asaba 2018: Ogba threatens to sue Abati over ‘disgraceful’ claims

Blockade of NASS unacceptable ‘ Falae

Breaking: EFCC freezes Benue state govt accounts

10 Ganduje’s aides resign

NASS Blockade: UK monitoring political developments in Nigeria

NASS invasion: DSS committed coup against Nigeria democracy ‘ Onuesoke

OGP: Irony as Ojo hints on corruption within Malami’s committee

Confusion trails whereabouts of sacked DSS boss,Lawal Daura

Blockade of NASS : It is an impeachable offence ‘ Ohanaeze

 

LEADERSHIP

Reps Seek Prompt Release Of Funds For Amnesty Programme

Defections: 10 Ganduje’s Aides Resign

Bauchi By-election: I’m Sure Of Victory-APC Candidate

PMB Commends COREN For Successful Hosting Of Engineering Assembly

Osun Guber: US Consul General Meets Adeleke

We Didn’t Leave APC For Selfish Reasons ‘ Gov Ahmed

NAFDAC Impounds N3bn Fake Products In 2017

Rivers Youths Protest Shell Relocation Plan, Say 5,000 Jobs At Risk

CBN Intervenes With $210m In Forex Market

PTAD Paid N8.20bn To 237,933 Pensioners In Q1 2018

NFF Is Being Run Illegally, Former NFA Chairman Says

NASS Siege: Daura In Police Custody

2019: Five Political Groups Backs Timi Alaibe To Succeed Bayelsa Gov.

Save Nigeria’s Democracy, PDP Tells NASS

Summon, Discipline Those Responsible For NASS Siege, Says NLSA

TRIBUNE

NASS siege: PDP wants lawmakers to sanction Buhari

I’m hopeful all women will buy into my vision ‘Bola Sarumi-Aliyu

Stakeholders charges National Assembly on quick passage of PIB

No land for cattle ranching in Ibarapa ‘Prince Ayoade

Hail storm kills 2 animals at zoo, injures 14 people

Economic diversification depends on oil, gas sector’s success ‘ stakeholders

Ijaw nation berates FG over Kaiama Declaration

Ondo Deputy governor, cabinet members refute defection report

Seiyefa is acting DG DSS ‘ Presidency

Invasion of National Assembly illegal ‘ Adegboruwa

Ohaneze Ndigbo makes fresh call for restructuring

NASS siege: PDP wants sacked DSS DG prosecuted

Unemployment: FG places restriction on visa issuance to foreign engineers

Group calls Obaseki to prosecute crooked oil commission contractors

Buhari not problem of Nigeria, governors are ‘ Analyst

APC is cankerworm to be uprooted ‘ Kogi PDP

 

NATION

DSS boss Daura fired

Akpabio resigns as minority leader

Drowned NYSC members: Another body recovered

Saraki, Dogara blame failed meeting on invasion

NASS invasion: Speakers Chairman commends Osinbajos intervention

IGP exonerates self from NASS blockage

NBA describes invasion of National Assembly as threat to democracy

NASS invasion: Chairman of speakers conference commends Osinbajos timely intervention

Aisha Buhari to politicians: Operate within guidelines of the Constitution

 

DAILY TIMES

Assemblies of God crisis: Rev Okoroafors faction accuses Rev Anyanwu of certificate forgery

Matthew Seiyefa takes over as Acting DSS boss

DSS blocks National Assembly entrance

APC primary: I bear no grudge against my colleagues, Osun Speaker

Osinbajo wields big stick, sacks DSS DG Daura

Lagos police arrest soldier for armed robbery, cultism

Finally, Kano Deputy Gov defects to PDP, faults state govts claims

ABE vs Rivers APC: Court stops lawyers from representing APC

Resist dictatorship, Governor Wike calls on Nigerians

Again NLC bickers with MTN

Account maintenance charges: How 5 banks rake N12.2bn in 6 months

 

DAILY TRUST

2019: PDP groups back Balogun for presidency

2019: Kano people should be patient till PDP returns Yusuf

APC condemns siege on National Assembly

Former Kano state deputy governor defects to PDP

2019: Buhari needs tough legislatures to accomplish peoples mandates, says Kawu Sumaila

Dalung wants EFCC, ICPC to investigate corruption in sports

Asaba 2018 fallout: LOC chairman threatens lawsuit against Abati

Kaduna PDP has not promised automatic ticket to Shehu Sani Chairman

Police arrest, detain sacked DSS boss Lawal Daura

Kogi assembly declares ex-speaker’s seat vacant for dumping APC

David Mark, 48 other senators pass Vote of Confidence on Saraki, Ekweremadu

Dont link us to developments in N/Assembly – APC

APC Senators got $1m each to impeach Saraki

 




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