NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2018

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




BUSINESSDAY

National Assembly invasion: Saraki, APC Reps demand full probe

Senators planning to impeach Buhari, Tinubu alleges

Produce INEC boss on Aug 14, court tells IG

Govs forum tackles EFCC over frozen Benue accounts

US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations

As EFCCs broom sweeps PDP states

Pregnant women in Bayelsa to get N70,000 each as incentives

Rivers retirees protest, want pension scheme abolished

FG okays fresh $150m World Bank loan to fight polio

LASU VC dismisses alleged compromise in his appointment

N369m project: Police invite Kaduna senator, Hunkuyi, NLC chairman

At last, new CP is posted to Bayelsa

Osun: NYSC relocates 202 corps members on health grounds, others

Akpabio, four lawmakers, two commissioners, others defect

Oyinlola, Omisore’s parties vow to end APC rule in Osun

INEC budget: Senate may reconvene next week, says Yakubu

Vote-buying: INEC may change voting process

Ekiti tribunal gives PDP nod to serve APC, Fayemi through substituted service

We need stiffer punishment for those who declare fake election results ‘Attahiru Jega

A combination of all PDP presidential candidates can’t floor Buhari in 2019 ‘Osinbajo

Fishing boat capsizes as helmsman dozes off

Customs seize N2bn contraband in two weeks

Government policy, funding stall proposed oil refineries

9Mobile: NCC conducts fresh due diligence on preferred bidder

Electricity workers protest colleagues’ sacking, picket Ikeja Electric

Apapa gridlock, sign of ports system failure ‘ Olaosun

Power: ‘70% of revenue losses come from unmetered consumers

FG to buy N17bn equipment to track fuel distribution

NIRSAL facilitates $375m bank loans to agric sector

Nigeria must address 17 million housing deficit urgently

ASEN’ll improve efficiency, deepen capital market ‘ SEC

Kachikwu wants NLNG to raise capacity by 60%

Septuagenarian stoned to death in Benin

Legislators will reconvene if necessary, says Saraki

Saraki avoids journalists after meeting IBB in Minna

Five soldiers killed in roadside blast

THISDAY

FG Approves $150m Loan for Polio Eradication

Stakeholders Seek Full Deregulation of Downstream Sector

Police Absolve Dangote Transport Company in Truck Accident

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Calls for Probe of N’Assembly Invasion

Eight Edo APC lawmakers Threaten to Defect

FG Approves Funding of Technology to Track Daily Fuel Consumption

Dogara Decries FG’s Emergency Preparations for 2019 Elections

Osinbajo, Seiyefa Meet Behind Closed-doors

Faction Emerges in ADC

Akwa Ibom Governor Sacks Commissioner

Alleged Security Vote Diversion: EFCC Freezes Benue Govt Account

Saraki Blames Executive for Delay in Approval of Election Budget

 

SUN

Gov. Emmanuel sacks 2 commissioners linked with Akpabio

We can’t retreat, surrender ‘ Saraki, Dogara

Daura to remain under house arrest ‘ Presidency

EFCC’s freezing Benue account illegal ‘ Yari

EFCC freezes Akwa Ibom bank account

2019: Catholic priests, religious leaders barred from endorsing candidates

The N2.6 trillion loss to crude oil theft

Over 5,000 Zamfara IDPs now back home ‘ Army

NASS blockade: IPAC tasks security agencies on protection of democracy

2019: Ex-Jonathan’s aide declares to challenge Gov. Bindow

INEC registers 198,038 new voters in Niger

FEC approves $150m W/Bank credit facility for polio eradication

 

GUARDIAN

APC justifies DSS action, Saraki, others urge probe

It wasn’t about me but Nigeria, says female rep who dared DSS

Governors condemn freezing of Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts by EFCC

Tinubu alerts of plot to impeach Buhari

INEC not suspending CVR due to pressure ‘ Chairman

Saraki in closed door meeting with Babagida

Buhari had knowledge of Daura’s sack, Presidency claims

Six kano APC lawmakers defect to PDP

Nigerian government intolerant of opposition, says Saraki

Presidency prefers gangster approach to democracy, says Saraki

 

VANGUARD

Daura’s sack: Nigeria on its way to democratic consolidation -‘Prof Onuoha

No going back on Imo gov bid’ Madumere

ADC dismisses rumour of factions in its fold

Benue accounts: EFCC action’ll shutdown govt ‘ NGF

Bauchi Senate Seat: Yuguda in showdown with Buhari’s man

2019: Nwosu promises to reduce Abia’s dependence on federal allocation

Produce Kanu, de-proscribe us for peace to reign’IPOB

Use defections to make amends, Archbishop Kaigama tells politicians

DSS, Police end 2-week siege on Benue Assembly

A-Ibom govt’s accounts frozen as Akpabio defects to APC

Badaru wins Best Gov. in Infrastructure award

INEC assures of readiness for Kogi by-election

EFCC stalls further hearing in charge against Nwaoboshi

Benue monarch urges revenue board to partner traditional institution

Ibori, Okowa, holding me in PDP ‘ Uduaghan

Osun election: How PDP’s reconciliation move broke down

PDP happy to donate Godwill Akpabio to APC ‘ PDP BOT Chairman

Jega advocates stiffer laws against fake election results

Oshiomhole appoints Akpabio state Party Leader

Breaking: NASS to reconvene next week to approve INEC budget

It would be difficult to impeach Saraki ‘ Sen Urhoghide

6 ‘Kwankwassiyya’ Kano lawmakers defect to PDP

Naira appreciates to N362.08/$ in I&E window

Sacked DSS boss, Lawal Daura to remain under House arrest ‘ presidency

ALGON awards Gov Badaru Best Governor in Infrastructure Provision

Drowned Corps Member : One more body recovered today

NASS meets INEC, may pass N242bn elections budget next week

Tinubu alleges plan to impeach Buhari

Freezing Benue Account unconstitutional ‘ NGF




LEADERSHIP

INEC Laments Low Collection Of PVCs In Niger

Freezing Of Benue Accounts Unfortunate ‘ Ortom

Ogoni Youths Accuse FG Of Playing Politics With Clean-Up

Child Killer Diseases: Northern Govs Charged To Domesticate Treatment Guidelines

Ekiti: Tribunal Orders Substituted Service On Fayemi, Others

NAF Saves N27m From Indigenous Aircraft Maintenance

5,000 Zamfara IDPs Return Home

Adeleke: Certificate Not Compulsory For Governorship Candidates ‘ Court

Police Obey Court Order, Vacate Benue Assembly Complex

NASS Reconvenes To Consider Election Budget Next Week

NGF, PDP Kick As EFCC Freezes A’Ibom, Benue Accounts

I Left PDP To Move Nigeria Forward ‘ Akpabio

Ex-Chief Protocol Officer To Jonathan Declares For Adamawa Guber Race

NASS Siege: Ohanaeze Demands Probe

Police Deny Shooting At Protesting Drivers In Abuja

Court Orders IGP To Produce INEC Chairman Aug 14

 

TRIBUNE

Senator Akpabio dumps PDP for APC

#WorldPressConference: Saraki calls for investigation into NASS blockade

High blood pressure can cause miscarriage!

200 jetties across the country unmanned ‘MWUN

Buhari gets tower named after him at centenary city

Akpabio walking against the tide and will of his people ‘ Secondus

NASS invasion: Presidency, APC confused, overburdened by guilt ‘ PDP

Saraki visits IBB, says always happy to be with a father, leader

Osun 2018: Former PDP guber aspirant, Durotoye dumps party

Osun 2018: Akinbade remains most qualified among governorship candidates ‘ Oyinlola

Unfreeze Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts now, PDP tells Buhari

Contributory scheme pensioners in 7-demand protest against PENCOM

N1.1bn truckload of Codeine cough syrup impounded in Lagos

PDP happy to donate Akpabio ‘ BoT

NATION

N15.3b debt stalling 9mobile

Presidency: PDP aspirants cant defeat Buhari in 2019

No rift in govt over Dauras sack

Eight held as Customs seizes codeine syrup, others

National Assembly to reconvene for INECs budget

Freezing of Benue govt account unconstitutional, says Yari

Tinubu attacks Obasanjo on letters

Why I defected to APC, by Akpabio

Saraki: promoters of siege on National Assembly are cowards

Certificate scandal: Court dismisses case against Adeleke

Six Kano Assembly members defect from APC

Theft, sack gale threaten N10b GGW project

NPDC pledges compliance with Nigerian Content guidelines

Chevron donates $500,000 to California fire victim

Benue State Account freezing, unconstitutional, says NGF

Remove award of petroleum licenses from President BudgIT

NASS invasion: APC, Presidency confused, says PDP

Saraki avoids journalists after meeting IBB in Minna

 

DAILY TIMES

Controversy as EFCC freezes Akwa Ibom, Benue states accounts

Again, Osinbajo meets Magu, Acting DSS boss

Akpabio defection: APC set to capture South-South as PDP holds counter rally

Dickson has placed Bayelsa on the path of irreversible development, says aide

Those behind siege on National Assembly must be prosecuted, says Turaki

2019: Ex-Gombe governors chief of staff, Chikere dumps APC for PDP

Yoruba group tackles Soyinka over comments on Obasanjo

Safeguarding Nigerias democracy now utmost consideration -PDP chieftain

Eat cockroaches for protein CNN report

Saraki to APC senators: You must get 2/3 senators to remove me

NASS invasion: Presidency, APC now overburdened by guilt PDP

Theres no disagreement over removal of ex-DSS DG Daura- Presidency

Customs intercepts codeine, tramadol, others valued over N2bn

Senate to reconvene next week over INEC N164bn request

NYSC bans corps members from unauthorised journeys

Saraki holds secret meeting with IBB in Minna

Prosecute Lawal Daura, other usurpers for treason Lawyers

 

DAILY TRUST

Outcome of 2019 elections will leave defectors disappointed Sheriff

Osun 2018: Akinbade gets ADC ticket

Kwankwasiyya supporters dump APC, set brooms ablaze in Nasarawa

Ex-transport minister leaves PDP for APC

Concrete road cheaper, safer, stronger Dangote

Akpabio endangering his political career – Secondus

INEC warns against vote buying in Lokoja/Kogi bye-election

Dogara: National Assembly committed to free, fair, credible elections in 2019

Saraki in closed-door meeting with IBB

NASS siege: Security agents stopped Sarakis plan to foment violence, says APC

Makarfi wants perpetrators of National Assembly siege prosecuted

INEC ready for Bauchi South senatorial bye-election – REC

Air Peace begins Kaduna service

No power tussle between Buhari and Osinbajo over Daura sack Presidency

 

 





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