Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


How use of blockchain for land registry can unlock $900bn dead capital in real estate

Shiite protest: Buhari orders IGP to secure Abuja, Nigerians

Africa’s youth population to drive strong mobile subscriber numbers

Nigeria seeks to double power output on Siemens’ deal

Lagos taps from diaspora Nigerians to further grow economy

Sluggish start of 9th Senate threatens economic revamp ‘ Analysts

Focus shifts to pricing as Interswitch hires advisers for Lagos, London IPO



President Buharis puzzling missing cabinet

Total boss warns against stigmatisation of HIV/AIDS patients

US group trains ITF workers in cybersecurity, others

Nigerias communications satellite expires in seven years NigComSat

We paid $665m to renew three oil blocks Mobil

CBN sells $4.47bn forex to dealers in two months

Foreign commercial loans rise by $7.87bn in two years

Customs seize N114.5m contraband in Seme

Experts seek interest rate cut as MPC decides today

Nigeria, Siemens sign 25,000MW six-year electricity deal

PenCom releases N107bn to 313,368 disengaged contributors

FEC, new investor delay Yola Discos $146.8m refund

Investors reap N4.67bn from Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund

Nigerian, Japanese firms partner on pharmaceutical innovation

Why North is tolerating Buhari Shehu Sani

Ondo orders police to fish out herdsmen parading as vigilante

Pay school meal debt or we take your children away, US school warns parents

Shiites burn two quick-response ambulances during protest NEMA

Armed Miyetti Allah members set up vigilante group, checkpoint in Ondo

FG, Siemens sign agreement to generate 11,000MW by 2023

BREAKING: Deputy commissioner of Police killed in Shiite, police clash

Fatoyinbo vs Dakolos: IG orders case transfer to Lagos

Babies show empathy as early as six months old Research

Army hands over 151 repentant Boko Haram insurgents to Borno govt



Greenville LNG Pledges to Support Nigerias Economic Growth

NNPC, Chevron, Others Fund Tuberculosis Cure with N2.7bn in 11 Years

Gencos: How Poor Electricity Supply May Deny Nigeria AfCFTA Benefits

South-west Govs, Yoruba Leaders Kick against Nomadism

Presidency Releases More Details on How $1bn Security Fund was Spent

Court Stops National Assembly from Taking over Bauchi Assembly

COZA: IG Orders Probe of Alleged Police Siege to Dakolo’s Residence

Bandits Kill 15 Persons in Katsina Village

Another Nigerian Killed in South Africa

NSE Indices Resume with 40% Loss amid Profit Taking

Nobody is Safe in Nigeria, Bishop Says, as Fasoranti’s Daughter is Laid to Rest

ICRC Commissions Water Project to Service 150,000 Borno Residents



Bayelsa guber: Why APC rooting for indirect primary ‘Lokpobiri

Tribunal: HDP closes case against Buhari, APC, INEC

Zamfara: Supreme Court dismisses APC’s request to revisit judgment

Nigeria lacks capacity to compete in AfCFTA

Minimum wage: Oyo-Ita blames ‘unrealistic demands’ for delay in implementation

OMO: Banks not barred from TBs purchase -CBN

Teruke Foods hits Nigerian market

Diversification’ll enhance tax administration ‘Ede, ex-CITN president

President Buhari assures victims of banditry, IDPs in Sokoto

Darkening cloud over the Gulf: Iran and the West



Ayade, journalists on warpath over land grab story, govt threatens legal action

NBA tackles issues of national interest in 2019 conference

No calling greater than preaching forgiveness, says VP

500 prisoners enroll with NOUN ‘ VC

Boko Haram has been degraded – Army Chief



Lack of funds, poor infrastructure, others affect local content ‘ KENYON

S’West govs to review security architecture

Kano sets up c’ttee to reform almajiri system of education

90th birthday: Serving Lagos, best gift from God ‘ Jakande

Be at peace with your hosts, Orodje of Okpe tells oil firm

500 volunteers boost ‘Clean up Edo Project

Breaking : Channels reporter hit by stray bullet during Shi’ites, police clash dies

Women kidnapped as gunmen kill many in Katsina

Gbajabiamila’s intervention makes resident doctors suspend strike

FG concerned about revitalizing Lake Chad Basin ‘ Osinbajo

Obaseki not within your reach, Ogbeide-Oyo family tells people threatening gov’s life

Oath of Secrecy: Odinkalu drags NHRC to court, insists it’s illegal

PDP lauds Supreme Court refusal on Zamfara

Bauchi Assembly crisis: Court stops House of Reps intervention, orders status quo

Why IGP ordered DIG to take over Dakolos case

We will never leave Anambra state, Hausa community vows

Heineken Lokpobiri: We’ll not allow primaries divide APC in Bayelsa

Over 500 investors set to visit Nigeria for inaugural Horasis-in-Nigeria business meeting

Naira gains 50 kobo at parallel market, to trade at N358.5 to dollar

Minimum wage: Oyo-Ita blames ‘unrealistic demands’ for delay in implementation

Rape Allegation: Inside story of Police invasion of Timi Dakolo’s home

Chimamanda names five ‘promising voices in Nigerian fiction

How DCP, 7 others died as Shi’ites protest turns bloody in Abuja

Trump says Iran did not detain spies working for US

EFCC arraigns 9 ‘ Yahoo boys’ on various offences

APC chieftain plans reconciliation for warring Ohaneze youths

DELAY IN APPOINTING MINISTERS: PANDEF says Buhari operating on ‘low capacity

El-Zakzakky: PDP group condemns arson, attack on innocent citizens by IMN members

Edo crisis, product of greed ‘ PDP chieftain


Customs Intercepts Rotten ‘Ponmo’, 9 Trucks Of Rice In Lagos

PMB Greets Former Lagos Governor, Lateef Jakande At 90

Sen Wammakko Donates Food, Clothing To Sokoto Bandits’ Attack Victims

APC Chieftain Urges Gov Obaseki To Avoid Zamfara, Rivers Mistake

Flood Destroys 679 Houses In 6 Kebbi LGAs

Supreme Court Refuses To Upturn Zamfara APC Judgment

Lalong Decries Increasing Wave Of Banditry

PMB Will Protect You, Uzodinma Tells Ndigbo

Between Akpabio’s Loss And Shocking Revelations At Tribunal

Abductors Of Turkish Nationals Demand N16m Ransom

15 Killed, 14 Others Abducted In Katsina Community

Zamfara: PDP Hails Supreme Court’s Refusal To Reverse Self

Olakunri’s Death: Nigeria Is No Longer Safe ‘ Clergy

NSE Indices Resume With 40% Loss Amid Profit Taking

NEMA Accuses Shiites Of Burning Down 2 Quick Response Ambulances

Unrealistic Demands Delay Implementation Of New Minimum Wage- HoS



We will continue to operate on same page with Presidency, Lawan assures APC state chairmen

Dakolos vs Fatoyinbo: IGP orders DIG to take over investigations

Insecurity: Facts on ground don’t support your claims, Buhari Media Organisation tells Alaafin

Physicians ask state governors to adequately fund rural health care

Customs impound rotten ponmo, N1.6m Cannabis Sativa in Seme

JUST IN: Channels TV reporter shot during Shiites bloody protest is dead

Controversy trails operations of armed Miyetti Allah vigilante group in Ondo, govt orders probe

Kayode Ajulo narrates encounter with armed Miyetti Allah vigilante group patrolling highway in Ondo

Court stops National Assembly from taking over Bauchi Assembly

Equipment destroyed during Shiites protest are very expensive ‘ NEMA DG

FG, Siemens sign electricity deal lasting till 2025

PDP hails Supreme Court’s refusal to reverse self on Zamfara

FG raises the alarm over new cassava disease

Stakeholders seek urgent repeal on law hampering yam export

Airstrike on market in northwest Syria kills several

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges

Russian beauty queen killer sentenced to 21 years in prison

At least 17 killed in Somalia’s bomb attack

25 killed in Ethiopia referendum clashes

Senator Orji Kalu opens defence in alleged N7.6bn fraud case

Nigerians always ready to boot out bad leaders, CJN warns

Ihedioha meets Buhari to seek help on infrastructure development

Shiites protest: Buhari directs IGP to protect Nigerians

Drug abuse damages brain, leads to death ‘ NDLEA

Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of 30,000 minimum wage ‘ FG



Jakande: serving Lagos, clocking 90 are best gifts of God to me

As BoI crosses N1 trillion asset base mark

Fed Govt, Siemens sign agreement to produce 18,000mw by 2023

Presidency gives more details on $1b excess crude fund

Fed Govt: why new minimum wage implementation is delayed

Judge gets fiat to conclude trial as Kalu opens defence

Fatoyinbo: IGP orders DIG at FCID to oversee investigation

Election dispute: Buhari, APC, INEC not calling witnesses in HDP petition

PDP Govs. applaud Supreme Court rejection of Zamfara APC application

Banks receiver takes over power firms assets over N4.6b debt

Kidnappers kill eight-year-old girl in Kano

BREAKING: We lost 11 members, 30 injured Shiites



PDP hails Supreme Courts refusal to reverse self on Zamfara

Lawan seeks APC to mediate Bauchi, Edo assembly crises

Protesters storm Alausa, seek compensation for Ijegun fire victims

COZA: Adamu orders FCID to take-over investigations

Kenyas finance minister, 27 others arrested over multimillion Dollars fraud

Iran arrests 17 CIA spies, to put them to death

NARD suspends strike as Gbajabiamila intervenes in crisis

Army hands over 151 repentant Boko Haram insurgents to Borno

N400m theft: Hand over GOC to EFCC, HURIWA tells Army

25,000 MW target: Work hard to achieve reliable power supply, Buhari charges Siemens, TCN, others

How low demand forced NNPC to slash price of crude

FG, partners InfraCred to provide N300bn facility for power sector

NNPC raises surplus by 13% to N6.33bn in one month Report

Subscribers slam telcos over data depletion, poor services



26 states without cabinets

Zamfara gov’ship: S/Court refuses APC’s motion to review judgment

Court restrains NASS, others from ‘interfering’ in Bauchi assembly crisis

APC chieftain tells Ohaneze to detach from partisan politics

I defeated Buhari with 50m votes in ‘referendum’ ‘ HDP candidate

Zamfara: 200 kidnapped victims rescued so far ‘ Police

Zakzaky: We can’t confirm use of live bullets on shi’ites ‘ Police

56 out of 1,000 new babies in Osun die within 28 days of birth

Customs raises alarm over another importation of toxic ‘ponmo

Travel agent arraigned over N20m fraud

Court remands 56-year-old man over Indian hemp storage

Abaji kidnappings: Police arrest four informants

2 directors, admin officer die on Abuja-Lokoja road crash

Corps member serving with Channels TV dies in Shiite, Police clash

2 killed, many injured as quarry caves-in in Ibadan

Zimbabwe increases fuel prices second time in a week

UK minister quits before Johnson becomes no-deal Brexit PM

Nigeria still ‘not ready’ for epidemics

ECHO trial shows contraception does not increase risk of HIV

Rejection of auto policy Bill causes disquiet in automobile industry

Illegal access: Give FAAN $1bn for electronic fence at airport, FG told

FG responsible for budgetary provision for accrued rights liabilities ‘ PenCom

How grid lost 2,485MW to DisCos’ low demand, transmission hurdles

Inauguration: APC calls assembly members in Edo, Bauch State undemocratic

FG, roll out new salary table

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