Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines











Investors slam Buharinomics as markets flat since 2015

Insight: How Oando, Seplat, Sahara, others navigated 2014-2016 oil crash

Bank credit to private sector down 1.69% in Q2 2018

Investors beam searchlight on viable infrastructure projects in Africa

Explainer: How the AfCFTA can impact local businesses in Nigeria

Insurance as critical financial tool for wealth creation, protection

Commuters pay high cost of transport as Oshodi-Apapa gridlock persists



I wont surrender to corruption, Buhari vows

Eid-el-Kabir: Pray to Allah to send rescuer in 2019, PDP chairman tells Muslims

NECO releases results, over 70% pass English, Maths

Three persons die as APC, PDP thugs clash in Bayelsa

Troops killed 21 armed herdsmen in Benue Military

Tinubus 2023 presidential ambition reason for supporting Buhari Saraki

Biafra: Court remands 112 IPOB women in Imo

Ondo acquires 2,000 hectares of land for cocoa production

US blames killings in Nigeria on reign of impunity

Extrajudicial killings: NHRC receives 17 petitions against SARS

Security report from North-East worrisome, defence minister admits

NASS crisis: Benin monarch urges lawmakers to embrace peace

Ebola outbreak: Death toll rises to 50 in DR Congo

NECO result 2018 card is N300, examination body says

2019: Akpabio, Emmanuel in war of words over gov poll

I’m eyeing senatorial seat ‘Ngige

Saraki as Senate President not acceptable, says Boroffice

We’re working hard to reconcile Adeleke, Ogunbiyi ‘ PDP

Polls: Rivers PDP accuses APC of using police, military

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

Oyo Govt counters own lawyer, admits it demolished Ayefeles Music House

Elephants trample two to death in Tanzania

Troops killed 21 herdsmen in Benue

14 killed in police, military crackdown on drug gangs



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

Concerns Mount over PDP Presidential Aspirants’ Rising Numbers

Nigeria Air, Waste of Resources, Says Ezekwesili

NECO Releases June-July SSCE Result

Ojukwu, Okafor Kick as Usoro Wins NBA Presidency

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

Protest in Ekiti as Lunatic Hacks Monarch to Death

Court Halts EFCC’s Probe of Benue Accounts

Saraki: Tinubu Supporting Buhari Blindly Because of His 2023 Presidential Ambition

FG Earmarks N700m to Rebuild Infrastructure Destroyed by Herdsmen in Benue

FG Backs Pinnick as Authentic NFF President, Writes FIFA

2019: Saraki Can’t Pass Integrity, Anti-corruption Tests


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

Gale of defections exposing selfish politicians, says Lawyer

APC, PDP are same, ANN only viable option in 2019 ‘ Olawepo-Hashim

NBS recants, insists economy is strong

Banking sector records N32.90trn transactions in Q2 ‘ NBS

Security reports from North East worrisome ‘ FG

Ohanaeze youths vow to resist security agencies’ attack on Igbo

Court remands 114 pro-Biafra women in prison

NECO releases June/July SSCE result


Buhari signs instrument of accession to cocoa agreement

How Nigerian politicians are the luckiest in the world

LawPavilion unveils Nigeria’s first artificial intelligence legal assistant

EFCC fails test of objectivity

CAN urges Muslims to promote peace, unity

FRSC warns motorists against overloading, over-speeding and drunk driving

Saraki reveals why Tinubu supports Buhari, thrashes his claims

I have what it takes to compete with Buhari, Tambuwal replies Tinubu

Saraki will rather rule in hell than serve in paradise – APC



Tinubu also complained of marginalisation by Buhari ‘ Saraki

19 killed as Boko Haram hits Borno village

Oshiomhole, Obaseki differ over primary election for candidates

Senator fails to decamp to PDP at Udom’s endorsement rally

PDP decries use of police, military in Rivers by-election

Umahi suspends collection of personal income tax in Ebonyi

Alhassan’s thugs revolted over unsettled agreement ‘ Taraba Govt

Labour unions block Ayade’s office over salary structure

APC accuses Wike, INEC of scuttling bye-election

Buhari championing infrastructure renaissance ‘ Isa Aremu

2014 Muslim-Muslim ticket arrangement is why Tinubu is fighting me ‘ Saraki

Political drama in Benue as Sen. Akume’s kinsmen pledge loyalty to Gov. Ortom

Defection: Court okays suit seeking to declare Senator Oduah’s seat vacant

Eko DISCO moves to eradicate ‘crazy bills

Nigeria: Total invests $10bn in 5 years

IBEDC invests over N11.5bn in metering, network, maintenance

Shell suspends 8m barrels worth $560m as Trans Ramos oil Pipeline remains shut

Naira appreciates to N359/$ in parallel market

11 Plc rewards customers with motorcycle, generating sets, other items

NNPC receives N28.85bn from Glencore for crude oil sales

N254m car bribes: EFCC begins trial of Senator Bassey Akpan

Edo teachers to showcase Obaseki’s education reforms in Canada

Economy : FG to establish delivery units in 6 ministries

I don’t need APC to win election in my constituency ‘ Sen. Misau

Court stops EFCC from further investigating Benue State Accounts



Paul Usoro Emerges New NBA President

Flood Wreaks Havoc In Ebonyi Community

Suspect Trial Stalled In Ex-Ondo Dep Gov’s Daughter Murder Case

Abduction Of Workers, Cultism Threaten Businesses In Eket ‘ Group

Ondo Electoral Body Releases Timetable For LG Poll

Umahi Suspends Collection Of Personal Income Tax In Ebonyi

2019: State, NASS Contests Resurrect Old Rivalry In Bayelsa

No Renewal Of ID Card Without PVC, PCN Tells Members

Heaps Of Refuse In Lagos Sickening, Unacceptable

Internet: 4billion People To Be Connected By 2020

DisCos Fault Stranded 2,000MW As Basis For N72bn FG’s Investment

Oil Price Dips On Slowing Economic Growth

Contract Staff In Nigerian Banks Rise By 101%

Nigeria Rakes In N111bn Tax From US Companies

2,337 Nigerian Seafarers Placed Onboard Vessels In 6 Months

NECO Releases 2018 SSCE Result, As 71% Pass English, Maths

Police Deploys 9,500 Personnel For Hitch Free Sallah Celebration In Borno, Restricts Vehicular Movements

Spiritualist Instructed Me To Kill My Mother To Become Rich


Fresh FM was duly approved for music houseby Oyo govt ‘Ayefele

Security: North East situation worries FG

How investing in biogas can reduce greenhouse emissions, herdsmen clashes ‘Expert

We need to improve, invest more in technology in Nigeria ‘Stakeholders

ULC expresses worry over killings in Nigeria

2019: I may contest for Anambra central senatorial election ‘ Ngige

2019: Court orders speedy hearing in suit against INEC

Troops kill 21 herdsmen in Benue

Service chiefs brief Buhari: Benue, Zamfara, Taraba in focus



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

Kaduna 2019: What is Sani-Sidi up to

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others urge Nigerians on peaceful co-existence

Southsouth backs Ambode for second term

Man machetes two siblings to death in Delta comunity

Foundation empowers youths with skills acquisition

Oil heads for rise as traders eye Iran, China

Overland explores West African market

LCCI faults FIRS on freezing tax defaulters accounts

Rivers bye-election: PDP decries use of police, military for poll

Demolition of Ayefele building: Court adjourns till Sept 12 for hearing

FIFA dumps threat to ban Nigeria

Makarfi urges Buhari to call troublemakers to order



Army condemns act by female soldier who brutalised girl in Lagos

Imposing Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom as governor is my greatest mistake Akpabio

I did not defect to PDP over automatic ticket, Saraki replies Tinubu

State accounts: Court orders EFCC, Benue to maintain status quo until Aug. 29

FIFA ban: FG recognises Pinnick as NFF President

Market infractions: CBN fines 3 banks N34.1m in 6 months

Biafra: Investigate Obama, Bush and leave Nigeria alone Nigerians in Diaspora warn US Lawyer over IPOB suit

Tiwa Savage Finally Open Up On Relationship With Star Boy Wizkid



I quit APC because of injustice – Sen Misau

PDP decries APC’s use of police, military for elections

INEC Budget: Alarm over N6bn for police feeding unfounded Election monitors

Key into my presidential project, Atiku urges youths

Saraki to Tinubu: I won’t allow you to create mischievous impression about my exit

JUST IN: Nigerians pray for peaceful 2019 elections in Arafat

Tinubu tried to rock APC’s boat when he wasn’t made Buhari’s running mate

I was told to kill my mum, bring her vital organs to be rich

Umahi suspends payment of income tax, hawker’s permit in Ebonyi markets

FG empowers young entrepreneurs with N500,000

Nigerian banks are hiring more staff – NBS

Nigeria escapes ban as FIFA confirms FGs position

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