Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Politics weighs on stocks as index drops to 10-month low

Ambode shifts Blue line rail completion to 2022

Seme border records zero extortion on efficiency of new facility

Lagos Government, custodian of buildings, land- LASPPPA

Nigeria’s growth prospects impeded by power sector ‘ World Bank Vice President

Farmers’ groups, cooperatives chart new course for seed production

Pipeline of mini-grid projects seeking investment in Sub Saharan Africa by $500m ‘ Odyssey Energy

Chinese drugmakers admit hypertension drugs could cause cancer



IG writes Osinbajo, requests to search Dauras house

EFCC grills ex-DSS DG Ekpenyong who Daura shielded from arrest

I didnt need WAEC result for admission into US varsity Adeleke

10 feared killed as robbers attack banks in Edo

Defection: APC attacks Saraki again, calls him a traitor, betrayer

We cant reconcile with you, IPOB tells Ohanaeze, South-East govs

EFCC unfreezes Benue accounts, Ortom thanks Nigerians

NCC, INEC meet on electronic voting

Supplementary budget: National Assembly reconvenes Tuesday

Northern monarchs meet in Kaduna over polio scourge

Armed robbers kill 10, set ablaze area commanders car in attack on Edo banks

Education: Summit cant fix funding gaps, priority does

Saraki should step down for sake of morality ‘Sagay

Osun: INEC tackles vote-buying, bars phones at polling booths

Anambra begins arrest of aspirants without tax clearance

I won’t contest any post in 2019 ‘Lai Mohammed

House of Reps 2019: Ondo PDP leadership adopts Mimiko’s aide

I’ll contest gov election under APC, says Alhassan

$43m debt: Shareholders reject sale of 9Mobile

Power grid collapse persists, drops twice in two months

Pension assets rise to N8.23tn

LCCI canvasses support for service sector

NSIA raises NBET’s liquidity with $417.4m

BoI unveils finance scheme for leather manufacturers

31,594 microenterprises receive FG’s interest-free loans

Amaechi represents Africa at UN road safety forum

Buyers snap up Nigerian crude as prices drop

100 Nigerians learn Chinese agric techniques

NACCIMA lauds FG on 5% credit facility to MSMEs

Ex-governor charged with corruption, waste of public funds

Vote out parties that have failed Nigeria, Falae counsels

Imo residents get two-day public holiday for registration, PVC collection

Amaechi appointed Board Member of UN Road Safety Trust Fund

Ortom vs Ikyange: Court fixes August 15 for ruling on jurisdiction

Court summons EFCC for freezing Benues account


Northern Groups Take Protest to Kano Govt House, Insist on Removal of Saraki as Senate President

Okowa Commiserates with Bayelsa Governor over Mother’s Death

Ras Kimono’s Burial: Family Hopeful of Delta, Lagos Govt Participation

Lawmakers Pledge Speedy Passage of NDIC Amendment Bill

Collaborate More for Benefits of Investors, SEC Boss Urged Securities Exchanges

FG’s Revenue Dwindles as Customs Abandon N20bn Worth of Cars

Why FG May Not Be Willing to Complete New Airport Terminals

Oshiomhole: Buhari’s Critics are Thieves, Saboteurs

EFCC Arrests, Grills ex-DSS DG Ekpeyong

EFCC Unfreezes Benue Account

Tight Security in Daura as Katsina APC Holds Mega Rally

Ag. DSS Boss Promises to Review Dasuki Case, Other Human Rights Violations



MTN to list on NSE by May 2019 ‘ Danbatta

FG disburses $375m to farmers

Fuel diversion: FEC approves N17bn for product tracking device

Osinbajo to Nigerians: Resist moves to return ‘looters’ to power

Freezing Akwa Ibom, Benue accounts grievous offence ‘ Wike

EFCC arrests, frees ex-DSS boss, Ekpeyong, unfreezes Benue govt accounts

NASS invasion: IGP indicts senators, politicians in report to Osinbajo

House of Reps reconvenes next week, Senate expected to follow

12 killed in Edo failed bank robbery

Court rules on extension of injunction against ex-Benue Speaker, others Aug. 15

Osinbajo storms Katsina, declares war on evil

2019 Elections: INEC appeals to electorate to register before Aug. 17 deadline

Naval personnel, 5 others perish in auto crash in Rivers

Group accuses senator of working against APC’s interest

Court rules on extension of injunction against ex-Benue Speaker, others Aug. 15


I’m not Buhari’s, governor’s anointed candidate

Experts worry over rising cyber security poverty line in Nigeria

UN appoints Amaechi as road safety trust fund advisory board member in Geneva

Melaye’s absence stalls trial in gun running charge

Why APC must win Katsina by-election, by Osinbajo

Police arrest three allegedly for transporting 40 bags of Indian Hemp

Asaba 2018: Africa guilty of high expectations

NCDC confirms nine new cases of Lassa fever, two deaths

Customs intercept live ammunitions, illicit drugs in Enugu

National Assembly to reconvene next Tuesday – Deputy Speaker

Boko Haram militants kill 17 Nigerian soldiers

Offa Robbery: Court ordered police to suspend Saraki interrogation

FG achieved more with less resources than previous administrations, says Osinbajo



DE-PROSCRIPTION: IPOB suspends talks with Ohanaeze, South-East govs

Kwara people ready to oust Saraki in 2019 elections ‘ Lai Mohammed

Femi Adesina to deliver lecture, as Kogi NUJ marks Press Week

Ohanaeze youths condemn DSS siege on the NASS

2019: Reject non-performing reps, Nkwonta urges Abia people

Environmental flaws: Ambode lauds Children for Cleaner Lagos Campaign

Diocesan crisis: Bishop to relocate with family, staff

Ndigbo want restructuring, 2023 presidency

Probe assault on Abraka PDP leaders, Ivwurie tells Esiso

Umahi stops illegal taxation in Ebonyi, arrests suspects

No going back on back-up satellites ‘ Minister

3 day curfew: CAN, Muslim clerics kick as Oro cult defies Court order in Ogun

Saraki not good example for political leadership ‘ APC

2 S-East govs to join APC before 2019 election’Okorocha

2019 polls: Ondo PDP adopts Akinmade as Rep candidate

Gov POLL: My agenda for Osun people ‘ ADELEKE

NASS siege: How Daura, sacked DSS DG, connived with top politicians to embarrass FG – IGP

NASS invasion: We demand an apology ‘ Okonkwo

Sack Magu, Wike begs Osinbajo

45 political parties meet Saraki, raise alarm over plot to freeze Senate, Saraki’s account by EFCC

Breaking: Boko Haram militants kill 17 Nigerian soldiers

Tinubu’s claim of Impeachment attempt on Buhari fabrication ‘ Sen. Misau

NASS invasion: We’ll continue to defend democracy, Saraki tells 45 parties

Poverty: Foreign aid doing Nigeria more harm than good ‘ Kalu

Breaking: Presidency orders probe of Daura, Oke, Ekpenyong over 2015 campaign cash



Abacha Loot: $17M Legal Fee And Integrity Test

Person Seen Last With Deceased Bears Full Responsibility For His Death

JUST IN: Armed Robbers Attack 2 Banks, Kill 12 In Edo

2018 Hajj: Obaseki Urges Intending Muslim Pilgrims To Be Good Ambassadors

NEMA Losses Staff To Boko Haram Attack

EU Condemns Blockage Of NASS By DSS, Lauds FG’s Intervention

Non-payment Of Salaries Will Deepen Corruption, Insecurity ‘ ASUU

Gowon, Ambode, Amosun, Akiolu, Others Converge On Lagos For Williams At 99

Kaduna Police Command Gets New CP

NASS Siege: Saraki Has No Pact With Sacked DSS DG Daura, Says Frank

Freezing Of Benue, Akwa Ibom Accounts, Worst Coup In Nigeria ‘ Wike



12 feared killed in Edo bank robbery

UPDATE: Former DSS DG, Ita Ekpeyong, released on bail

Boko Haram militants kill 17 Nigerian soldiers

Nation building: Youths role emphasised as JCIN unveils convention mascot

Woman seeks help to pay delivery bills of quadruplet, ensure their survival

Senate won’t find peace until former govs stop making it retirement home ‘ Donald Duke

National Assembly not planing Buhari’s impeachment ‘ Isah Misau

Navy arrests 12 suspected smugglers, impound boats, contraband goods

Osinbajo attends Katsina APC rally, visits Emir of Daura

Corruption to attract immediate sack, Gov Umahi warns

EFCC arrests former DSS DG, Ita Ekpeyong

I won’t run for political office in 2019 ‘ Lai Mohammed

Obasanjo blames FG for continuous herdsmen rampage


More pressure on Saraki to quit Senate presidency

Shareholders: dont sell 9mobile over $43m debt

$2.1b arms deal: EFCC arrests ex-DSS boss

Saraki should resign as a matter of honour, says Sagay

Shareholders warn CBN, NCC, against Etisalats sale

Osun 2018: INEC promises free, transparent poll

TUC urges Fed Govt on affordable housing for workers

Collaboration key to skills development,says ITF chief

Fed Govt inaugurates team on job creation

Over 23,000 workers to lose jobs over ban on codeine

Osinbanjo: APC badly needs Katsina Senatorial bye-election

PDP receives over 1,000 APC defectors in AIbom

Saraki had no business with Daura, sacked DSS chief,

Defection: Two S/East governors to join APC Okorocha

12 killed as gunmen rob banks in Edo

Bribery Allegation: Kano Assembly exonerates Speaker



Magu assures FBI on fight against Cyber-criminals

10 persons feared killed in failed Bank robbery attempt

Benue state govt sues EFCC over frozen bank accounts

EFCC raids ex-SSS DG Ita Ekpeyongs Abuja home

How Gov. Ajimobi forced us out of APC – Rep. Olasupo

NASS reconvenes Tuesday amidst defections, DSS siege

Well review cases of unlawful detentions, rights abuses- Acting DSS DG

Emeka Anyaoku recommends 8 regions for Nigeria

Ribadu, McAthur, others seek synergy in anti-corruption war

Finally, EFCC wuizzedex-DSS DG Ita Ekpeyong

Saraki unfit to remain as Senate President- APC



2019: APC cant be defeated in Plateau Dauda

ADC launches campaign against vote buying, malpractice

700 bundles of cassava stems released to Kebbi, Sokoto farmers

Amaechi, others working to reduce global transport accidents

DisCos extort N2trn yearly from electricity consumers

NCDMB to commercialise top undergraduate projects

APC thriving on illegality – Falae

Bauchi South bye-election: INEC begins distribution of sensitive materials

Akpabios defection has swallowed Saraki, others APC senator

Tinubu lied, we have no plan to impeach Buhari – PDP senators




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