Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, July 5, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


How CBN’s new lending guidelines will reshape banking sector

Update2: Airtel to begin trading today on NSE at N363 per share

Why Africa’s efforts at tackling malaria are failing

Nwabueze leads Atiku’s counsel to tribunal on wheelchair

Nigeria’s capacity to improve healthcare hangs on priority based budgeting, mindset- Experts

With RUGA ‘laid to rest’, grass production business can make a difference

Buhari’s failure to name cabinet creates political void, rattles investors and crimps Nigeria’s stocks ‘ Reuters

The salient message in first quarter 2019 capital importation

Capital Market Critical To Our Development ‘ SEC Chairman

First half results to determine stock market direction



UTME candidate arrested for paying N10,000 to upgrade score

Presidential poll tribunal: Atiku tenders Niger, Yobe results, says INEC has two different outcomes in LG

Alleged rape: Fatoyinbos spiritual mother, Adejumo, sympathises with Busola Dakolo

Drama as Gbajabiamila stops Chinda, others from raising leadership issues at plenary

Repair Ojo roads to avert protest, PFN tells Lagos govt

Lagos pipeline fire kills two, scores injured, 68 vehicles, shops burnt

Police quiz, detain Abbo for assaulting nursing mother

Ruga: Nwodo reacts to northern groups threat, asks Igbo to defend themselves

Child trafficking declining through aggressive border patrol NIS boss

TRCN inducts 130 teachers, insists on qualitative education

Land dispute: Cross River community rejects peace accord

NGO settles medical bills of 22 indigent patients in Akwa Ibom

Were not getting forex at N305/$1, oil marketers lament

CBN allows banks free operation of mobile wallet

Insurance industry recapitalisation ll reshape brokerage business NCRIB

Dangote Cement targets 21 million consumers in new promo

Nigeria consumes N1.2bn worth of rice daily RIFAN

LCCI faults drop in agric budgetary allocation

Leadership tenure war rocks commodities associations

SMBLF wants Ruga cancelled as ranch owners endorse suspension

Ekiti PDP, govt disagree over killing of hunter

Court okays Lai Mohammed as prosecution witness in N2.5bn DSO trial

EFCC insists on change of judge in Saraki, Okorochas cases

Insecurity: New strategies yielding positive results, say security chiefs

APC, PDP end prayer, fast as SCourt rules on Osun gov today

Senator Elisha Abbos apology not enough NCWS



Minimum Wage: No Strike Threat, Negotiation Ongoing, Says NLC

FG Targets 75% Non-oil Sector Revenue

FG Deploys NNS Thunder to Combat Piracy, Sea Crimes

Court Restraints ANLCA Executives from Implementing NEC Resolution

Okumagba: Greater Packaging Will Enhance Agricultural Exports

Bandits Kill 17, Sack Four Communities in Katsina

Three Dead, 31 Cars Razed, in Lagos Pipeline Explosion

Assault: FCT Police Command Detains Senator Abbo

Alleged Rape: Dakolo Files Complaint against Fatoyinbo, Police Commence Investigation

Gbajabiamila Names Principal Officers

Abuja Court Dismisses Miyetti Allah’s Suit against Benue’s Open-grazing Law

INEC: Electoral Reform Should Start from Political Parties

Gunmen Kidnap Two Chinese, Kill Policeman in Edo

Ranch Owners Back Suspension of Ruga Settlements

CUPP Drags Buhari to Court over Tenure Elongation of Aides

SGF Parleys S’West SSGs, Perm Secs on Cabinet Affairs Office Role

NNPC, Belemaoil Commission Water Plants in Katsina

New SEC Board Moves to Reinforce Public Trust in Capital Market

N2.5bn DSO Fraud: Ex-minister Lai Mohammed to Testify on Court

Dickson: It’s Not Enough to Suspend Ruga, It Must be Jettisoned

Nestoil Canvasses Total Deregulation of Gas Sector



Atiku tenders 5, 638result sheets against Buhari

CUPP asks court to sack Kyari, Mustapha, others over tenure elongation

Plateau guber: Tribunal orders INEC to supply election materials

Constitutional lawyer, Prof. Nwabueze joins Atiku’s legal team against Buhari

APGA: Court nullifies election of Oye-led exco

Governorship election judgement: Police beef up security in Osun

Presidential Election Tribunal so far admits 883 exhibits in PDP, Atiku petition

NNPC to review JV payment structure with IOCs

Salaries Commission seeks review of Oil Spill Act

CBN wants 60% of deposit given as loans

Troops kill 40, arrest 7 bandits in Zamfara

Gunmen kill police man, abduct 2 Chinese in Edo

DSO: Lai Mohammed accepts responsibility on N2.5bn approval

Insecurity: Current strategy yielding results ‘Service chiefs

Police probe Pastor Fatoyinbo over alleged rape

Benue tanker fire: Senators angry over death toll

OML 25: Shell, stakeholder communities sign MoU to re-open shut flow station



Wike, Makinde flay PDP members’ stance on election of NASS principal officers

Odoh, Olapade, 70 others battle for Seyi Makinde Women Support Golf prizes

Ortom lauds dismissal of Miyetti suit against Benue anti-grazing law

West Africa targets $57b investment, integrated ports, rail sector

NSE market capitalisation drops further by N33bn

1 dead, another injured as tanker explodes in Kano

NEMA warns Adamawa, Taraba riverbank communities on flooding

Security Chiefs meet Buhari, say security strategy working

Four Steps To Plan A Surprise Engagement Proposal

Man dies after accidentally swallowing live tilapia fish

Gunmen kidnap Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital doctor



Reps leadership: Do not test resolve of this House, Gbaja warns Chinda’s faction

Kidnappers release Nsukka Diocese catholic priest

HERDSMEN: Nigeria heading for revolution, PFN warns

Wages commission seeks review of NOSDRA Act

Tension builds as herdsmen occupy farms in Imo village

FG lying on insecurity, Christian elders tell British Parliament

Bandits kill 17 in Katsina

Naval Chief promises to enhance maritime safety

UPU women youths wing elects leadership

Abia Speaker, a Selfless Leader ‘ CUPP

Repair work on Benin Central Hospital nears completion, phased operation in progress

Kaduna: PDP heads to Appeal Court, as Tribunal declines forensic expert testimony

Minority House Leadership: Crisis engulfs PDP NWC, BoT, House caucus

Unclaimed dividend: SEC amends operating framework for transmission of shares

Kogi too sophisticated to have Yahaya Bello as governor ‘ Melaye

Atiku, PDP kick-start case against Buhari, tenders 5197 exhibits from Niger, Yobe

CUPP sues Buhari, says Abba Kyari, Garba Shehu , Adesina, Enang, other presidential aides illegal

Assault : Senator Abbo surrenders to Police for investigation

Gbajabiamila advises colleagues against sitting on unauthorised seats

Nigeria’s youngest author to publish book aged 7

COZA rape : Busola Dakolo files complaint against Pastor Fatoyinbo

Nigeria, the Giant of African needs foreign policy direction

Buhari approves Governing Council for AU-NEPAD

World Asteroid Day: CBSS takes awareness on importance, dangers to students

71% Nigerians have no Malaria parasite antigen, wasting money on drugs ‘ New Study reveals

Cure hope as researchers eliminate HIV from DNA of infected mice

4 more die, as death toll rises in Benue petrol tanker explosion

Hunger made me join cult in prison, says 22-yr-old robbery suspect

Suspended Ruga project: Northern Governors’ Forum calls for calm, democratic expression

71% Nigerians have no Malaria parasite antigen, wasting money on drugs ‘ New Study reveals

Breaking: Gbajabiamila names Doguwa, Akpatason, Monguno House Leader, Deputy, Chief Whip

Troops repel fresh Boko Haram insurgents attack in Borno

Reps: Confusion as Chinda ignores Gbaja, takes Minority Leader’s seat

Man rapes 89-year-old grandmother

Presidential Election Tribunal so far admits 883 exhibits in PDP, Atiku petition

Breaking: Court dismisses Miyetti Allah’s suit to stop Benue Open Grazing Law

Senate to increase budgetary funding for primary healthcare


Osun Gov Poll: Anxiety As Supreme Court Gives Verdict Today

There Is No Shortcut To Wealth, Fame, Magu Warns Youths

Many Feared Dead, 30 Vehicles Burnt As Pipeline Explode In Lagos

Senate Mulls Compulsory Health Insurance Package By Employers

Obaseki Okays N100m For 40 Entrepreneurs In Edo

5 People Still Missing In Lagos Boat Mishap ‘ LASWA

Alaibe, Melaye, Suleiman Pick Guber Forms For Bayelsa, Kogi

Nwabueze SAN Leads Atiku, PDP’s Legal Team In Petition Against Buhari

1,799 Journalists Accredited To Cover 2019 Polls, Says INEC

Executive Order Will Lead Nigeria To Manufacturing Economy ‘ NASENI

House Leadership: PDP Moves To Sanction Elumelu, Oke, Others

Senator Orji Chides SERAP Over Alleged Defamation

Siasia Seeks Proper Management Of N/Delta Resources

Bandits Kill 18, Many Escape With Injuries In Katsina Communities

Court Gives Ex-Bank Director’s Son Notice To Vacate Bank’s Property

NFVCB Introduces Film Authentication Seal, Certificate To Curb Piracy

Aig-Imoukhuede, Oyo Ita Appointed Co-Chairs Of NESG Steering Committee

Shell Wins 2019 Nigeria Oil & Gas Excellence Award

Customs Intercepts N11.2m Smuggled Textiles In Lagos

Gbajiabiamila Assures Of Speedy Passage Of PIGB

Modular Refineries Won’t Solve Nigeria’s Fuel Supply Crisis

Osinbajo’s Rise Through The Hearts And Political Waters Of Nigerians

Anxiety Grips Osun Residents As Supreme Court Gives Verdict Friday

Couple, One Other Die As Passengers Bus Plunges Into River Ogun

Reps Urge NEMA To Provide Relief Materials To Kano Flood Victims

House Leadership: PDP Moves To Sanction Elumelu, Oke Others



OAU, UI staff school teachers protest non-inclusion in payroll

Over N21m, cars, others for grab in Dangote ‘Bag of Goodies’ promo

PIB passage: Ninth Assembly will break jinx ‘ Lawan assures

Gunmen kidnap two Chinese in Edo, kill police guard

Oyo NURTW factions meet, agree to form joint executive council

We were branded ‘prostitutes’ for contesting 2019 general elections, Bauchi women politicians lament

Court slates October 2 to hear Lai Mohammed over alleged N2.5bn NBC fraud

How Nigeria, operators lose billions of revenue over inactivity at seaports

100% fruit juices good for recovering lost energy, nutrients ‘Expert

Creation of ranches remains best form of animal husbandry

N11.2m textile material seized in Lagos

7 bag 25 months imprisonment over illegal drug dealing

Nollywood actress, Henshaw dismisses Sen. Abbo’s apology as insincere

Another UTME candidate arrested for upgrading score from 162 to 206

Court dismisses Miyetti Allah’s application challenging prohibition of open grazing



JAMB apprehends another UTME candidate for upgrading score from 162 to 206

Kidnappers abduct Kano doctor, demand N200m ransom

Buhari supporters back Bulama for APC National Secretary

Wike: Im not surprised by Reps action

Court orders INEC to issue certificate of return to Sen. Uwajumogu

2019 polls most covered event in Nigeria, says Yakubu

Outrage over deadline on cattle settlement project

Investor seeks more investments in oil palm production

Govt urged to speed up implementation of minimum wage

Finally, Busola Dakolo files complaint against Pastor Fatoyinbo

Minority Leadership: PDP NWC summons Elumelu, Oke, Ikpeazu, others

Supreme Court gives judgment Friday in Osun governorship dispute

NASS pledges to intervene over clamour for El-Zakzakys release



Legislator canvasses rail transportation of petroleum products

54 per cent of drug addicts are adolescents- Expert

AIbom assembly confirms 19 commissioner nominees

Implement reports on Tiv/Jukun crisis, stakeholders demand

Sanwo-Olu says work to resume on Igbogbo, Agric-Isawo Roads

Robbers attack expatriate, snatch N10 m in Kogi

APC chieftain tasks police to flush out killer herders from Ekiti

Gov. Bello says no new project until old ones completed

FG inaugurates committee to tackle disaster situations

Dawn of a new era as new heads of NHIS and NACA appointed

Presidential poll: Tribunal admits 5, 197 election result sheets as exhibits

Ruga settlement: Northern Govs Forum calls for calm, democratic expression

House leadership: Crisis looms as PDP summons Elumelu, Oke, Ikpeazu

PIB Passage: Ninth Assembly will end the jinx, Lawan assures

DSO project: Lai Mohammed takes responsibility over N2.5bn approval

N21bn fraud trial: Ex-Air force chief, Amosu, others seek plea bargain

Magu warns fake NGOs, CSOs against exploiting IDPs

AFCON: CAF shuns Nigerian players for Group Stage Best XI

Oil companies decry impacts of security challenges on operations

Workers in unionised sector perform better, Says Ajaero



Emergence of reps minority leader handiwork of merchants ‘ Wike

PDP NWC summons Elumelu, Oke, Ikpeazu, others

Kaduna court upholds El-Rufai as APC gov’ship candidate

APC: Buhari group backs Bulama as Nat Sec

INEC tasks stakeholders on Kogi, Bayelsa polls

We spend average of N4m to investigate petitions ‘ ICPC

Kano flood: Reps seek NEMA’s intervention

18 students graduate from NAF medical school

71.49% of Nigerians using antimalarial medicines has no Malaria parasite antigen ‘ Study

Nigeria risks failing on SDG targets, say UNFPA

House leadership: PDP summons Elumelu, Oke, Ikpeazu, others

Atiku, PDP open case, tender result sheets for Niger, Yobe

BREAKING: Gbajabiamila names Doguwa, Monguno, Akpatason, Onyejeocha as principal officers

JUST IN: Rep Chinda defies Gbajabiamila, takes Minority Leader seat

INEC has constitutional power to deregister political parties

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