Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


How weak economy shut down 2,877 firms in 4 years

Updated: Stockbrokers to charge 5% VAT on all stock market transactions

Aging farmers, trees hurt Nigeria’s crop output

FG generates over N382.52bn import duties from Apapa, Tin-can Ports in H1

Africa’s $2.3bn agritech market remains largely untapped ‘ report

Strengthening farm, market linkages will help boost Nigeria’s food security

Amidst mounting deaths, Nigeria’s grazing crisis threatens future of the nation

Power supply to Nigerian households declines marginally in Q2 ‘ NOIPolls

Why off-grid operators are attracting serious investors

Shell, Seplat in hunt for land rigs signals possible oil recovery

New report ranks Nigeria’s solar energy market top 5 globally

Oil forecasts point to fierce market share fight, is Nigeria ready



Fraud: Nigerian firm, Lutoyilex, barred from bidding for WBank, AfDB contracts

FG generates N39bn from passport issuance, others in 12 months

Nigeria loses $3bn in capital flight to foreign airlines dominance AON

Pirates kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off Nigeria coast

Nigerias elite must teach the populace unity LCC president

Dont induce crisis in states, South-East CAN tells FG

Police invade NABTEB office, remove exam materials

Bauchi varsity SSANU, NASU demand N30bn payment

Heavy metals in our food and environment that can cause infertility

Customs seize N443m contraband in Rivers

Pollution: FG to clamp down on oil marketers from August

US senators warn of trust gap over Facebook digital currency

YYF warns South-West govs, monarchs, against selling Yoruba land

Patient commits suicide at UBTH

Delta North: Supreme Court upholds Nwaoboshi s election

Edo to give lands to women cassava growers

91 parties want INEC to conduct LG elections, indict govs

Alleged intimidation: Zamfara APC sets up security committee

Germany may collaborate with ECOWAS to tackle insecurity in sub-region

One dies as four others sustain injuries in Ibadan accident

South African murder: Investigators studying video from hotel High Commissioner

Patient allegedly stabs self to death with broken window glass at UBTH

Workers earning below N30,000 to start enjoying minimum wage – Buhari

Beyonce features Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others in LionKing album



AfCFTA: NECA Urges Radical Economic Reforms

Accelerate Revenue Generation to Meet Debt Obligations, FG Told

Jos Collapsed Building’s Death Toll Hits 12

Atiku’s Place of Birth, Jada, not Part of Cameroon, Witnesses Tell Tribunal

SEC Begins Verification of Dantata Investors

Buhari: Security Remains My Top Priority

Army Deploys Troops in Benue Communities to Prevent Resurgence of Violence

Gunmen Kidnap LG Chairman’s Wife in Niger

Jonathan: Nigeria’s Security Challenges Getting Worse

Borno Refugees will Be Resettled to their Homes Soon, Says Gov

Jonathan: FG, States must Design Different Approach to Fight Kidnapping, Terrorism



FG can’t abolish Almajiri system ‘Sule

Ruga: Those opposed to it should offer solutions ‘Yakassai

Ruga suspension: Buhari acted like statesman -Okogbuo

NASS leadership:South East didn’t play right politics -Moghalu

APC, PDP in verbal war over Makinde’s N48bn assets declaration

Ajimobi calls for reconciliation in Oyo APC

Atiku Vs Buhari: INEC official collected $10,000 to alter result in APC favour ‘Witness

Customs intercepts vehicles, rice, pangolin scales worth N1.2bn

SEC commences verification of Dantata investors

PenCom: Fixing poor data of contributors with ECRS technology

Truecaller launches user verification solution for mobile web

Aviation: Nigeria loses $3bn to capital flight ‘Airline operators

Rivers Assembly condemns criminality in society

C’River cargo airport: Widows raise the alarm over farm destruction

Lawmaker calls for deployment of security operatives over rampaging violence

Senate proposes another security confab



If unemployment isn’t tackled, Nigeria might be facing another problem that is greater than insecurity

Infrastructure deficit may cost Nigeria $878 billion by 2040

Confusion trails murder of 16-year-old altar server at FESTAC’s club

15 bodies evacuated from collapsed building in Jos

Lagos decries vandalism, looting of government property, seeks citizens’ support

Organisers promise adequate security at GOtv Boxing Night 19

Total’s Ikike project gulps $500 million, says NCDMB

CAP, CCNN, others lead stock market N68 billion losses

US hopes North Korea talks go ahead despite Pyongyang threat

Short, quick fixes will not solve Nigeria’s power problem

CBN injects $210m in forex market

Banditry in North West may have international dimension’Yuguda

Fan Who Received N1million From Davido Pleads For More

IMF to begin search for new leader as Lagarde resigns as of September 12

Every country has security challenges, Buhari replies critics

EU threatens Venezuela with more sanctions


New yam festival marks end of famine in Igboland ‘ HRH Igwe Ogbodo

Insecurity worsening under Buhari ‘ Jonathan, Anyaoku

It’s Delta’s turn to produce next NDDC boss, group tells Buhari

Otti not suspended; remains our leader ‘ Abia APGA

Alleged Sex-for-Marks: I was set up by female student ‘ EKSU lecturer

SEC begins refund to investors of Dantata ponzi scheme

Insecurity: Yoruba youths berate Obasanjo, fault call for sack of Service Chiefs

How three Zamfara govt officials were kidnapped

Investor commits $250m to Benin Industrial Park- Gov Obaseki

Buhari condoles with Sen. Makarfi on father’s death

How many oil rigs are in your possession, since when’, APC asks Makinde

Breaking: Northern Elders Forum, CNGs order herdsmen out of South

Declare state of emergency now on security, PDP tells Buhari

N48b assets: Makinde’s declaration has raised issues ‘ APC

Buhari vs Atiku: INEC officer took $10, 000 to change results, witness reveals

Insecurity: Buhari frowns at critics, says they’re unpatriotic

Obaseki has no plan to leave APC, says aide

State of the nation: Nigeria is on the brink Anyaoku tells Buhari , NASS

Fani-Kayode bombs Miyetti Allah over request to arrest Obasanjo

Buhari’s leadership style pushing Nigeria to total anarchy, disintegration ‘ CUPP

Buhari replies Obasanjo, others, says those criticizing him are not patriotic

CBN injects $210m in forex market

Breaking: 17 months after, Senate holds National Security Summit

Breaking: Buhari presents own video to counter Atiku’s claim

Insecurity: Stop grandstanding, act on Obasanjo’s letter, Frank fires Buhari

Senate pleads, as UNILAG, ABU, UNILORIN, UNN others comply with warning SSANU, NASU strike

We’re investigating fake graduates ‘ NYSC

Nigeria records $310m funding gap for TB control

Banditry, Killings: Don’t deny the seriousness of glaring facts, Anyaoku tells Buhari, NASS

No going back on grazing reserves in Niger ‘ SSG

Patient commits suicide in UBTH

Killings, banditry, others: 17 Months after, Senate again holds national security summit

Stop buying ‘Tokunbo tyres’, FRSC warns motorists

Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder- Apostle Suleiman

Yahaya Bello promises cassava revolution in Kogi

Senate moves to avert impending strike by SSANU,NASU



FAAN Moves To Scrutinise Food Vendors At Nation’s Airports

SEC Commences Verification Of Dantata Investors

Customs Intercepts Contrabands Worth N1.26bn In Lagos, Ogun

Prospect Of Oil And Gas In Northern Nigeria

Lagarde Resigns As IMF Boss

Oil Prices Extend Loss As Production Returns At Gulf Of Mexico

Aduda Disburses N100m Grant To Abaji, Kwali Residents

Assets Declaration: PDP, Atiku Commend Makinde For Fulfilling Electoral Promise

Cuba Seeks Nigeria’s Support To End U.S Blockade



SSANU, NASU, ATBU protest alleged FG’s selective treatment over N30bn earned allowances

Police parade 50 Criminal suspects in Anambra

Reps task Buhari on internal security, police recruitment

Nigeria’s situation extremely worrisome, on brink of national disaster ‘ Anyaoku

Olakunrin’s killing: Ethnic groups may resort to self-help ‘ Alaafin

Tin Can Customs generate N179.3bn in seven months

ICRC set to conclude FDD for $3.9bn Warri seaport project

Nigeria’s insecurity suggests there’s no govt in power ‘ Secondus

UNIBEN student allegedly commits suicide over undisclosed reasons

Buhari condoles with Makarfi on father’s death

Miyetti Allah’s call for Obasanjo’s arrest reckless, irresponsible ‘ Fani-Kayode

BREAKING: Yinka Ayefele finally confirms wife’s delivery of triplets in US

PSC chairman Smith says ongoing Police recruitment will be transparent, merit-driven

Yuguda blames migrant herdsmen, local collaborators for nation’s insecurity

2019 recruitment test: Navy releases list of succesful candidates

Reps propose capital punishment for kidnappers, rapists



Fashola, Mamora for Traffic Radio lecture

Why rape cases are high, by lawyers

Sanwo-Olu declares Lekki, Ikoyi plazas toll free today

Worker faces N88,000 human hair theft charge

Oshodi residents, traders lament over flood

South Africa working to unravel cause of insurance womans death

Nigerian students get $7.5m in scholarships to U.S. varsities

Africa must embrace technology, says Okonjo-Iweala

NYSC seeks EFCCs help to check fraudulent corps members mobilisation

Siasias family awaits mum abductors phone call

Niger Delta: NDDC is committed to better healthcare delivery- Acting MD

Police seal off NABTEB office, cart away registration materials for 2019 exams

Senate tasks FG on comprehensive computer education



Minimum wage: FG commences payment for workers below N30,000 salary benchmark

Insecurity: Secure Nigerias highways, Senate tells Service chiefs

Presidential poll: Atiku is a bonafide Nigerian, witness tells tribunal

Social dialogue veritable tool for addressing inequality, fair wage distribution FG

Coalition opposes call for takeover of Bauchi Assembly by NASS

Insecurity: Those criticizing me are not patriotic Buhari

PDP, Atiku commend Makinde for fulfilling electoral promise

NCC remits N51.3bn to FG in 3 months

We are committed to enhancing the competitiveness of Nigerian exporters Balarabe

Inflation rate slows to 11.22% in June



Reps to address grey areas in electoral act

A/Ibom PDP to APC: Negligence edged you out at tribunal

Kano: Tribunal dismisses PDP’s motion to correct list of witnesses

APC chieftain urges Buhari to bring back Zainab as minister

INEC explains why server wasn’t used for 2019 poll

Atiku is Nigerian, not Cameroonian ‘ Ex- ambassador

Witnesses allege INEC official pocketed $10,000

Sen Girei replies Obasanjo, urges security agencies to tame bad losers

Northern Governors, other stakeholders seek solutions to region’s challenges

Jos building collapse: SEMA confirms 7 dead, 1 injured

N20bn allowance: Senate moves to halt SSANU, NASU strike

Nigeria loses N6trn annually to Apapa gridlock-NECA

ICTEL: ‘Nigeria should not miss out of fourth industrial revolution

Nigeria is almost ready for 5G technology, NCC says

Nigeria not taking advantage of AGOA, FG says

NERC attributes high estimated billing to upsurge in electricity theft

FG plans 5 transnational, 1 regional markets to diversify economy

Nigeria loses $3bn annually to foreign airlines ‘ AON

Bayelsa guber: Meeting to adopt APC primaries mode ends in stalemate

Edo APC denies Obaseki’s meeting with PDP governors

Kidnapped Abaji LEA scribe’s wife, trader released after N3.4m ransom

One killed, many injured as hoodlums ambush SARS operatives

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