Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, July 25, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


US visa restriction on complicit politicians, my vindication ‘ Atiku

Nigeria hopes for new wave of investments in Fintech with Interswitch listing

NNPC loses $1billion annually to inefficiency, others- says BPE

AIG names winners for its Masters programme at Oxford

NAICOM gives Aug. 20 deadline for insurers to submit recapitalisation plans

There is a huge opportunity in the gas space that has not even been exploited

Nigeria at risk of losing $15 billion of crisis-era bad loans

Updated; PENCOM funds shouldn’t be for budget deficits ‘ Oshiomhole

AFCFTA: We have developed strategies to optimize benefits- Buhari

IMF raises Nigeria forecast growth by 0.3 percent amid global growth concerns



Drama as Senate screens 10 ministerial nominees

MACBAN disowns Fulani vigilantes in Ondo

APC, PDP clash over Makindes N10bn loan

American arrested for breaking key in workers ear

N30bn bailout will be diverted Kogi gov aspirants

Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Middle Belt attack ACF for protesting Fulani killer tag

EFCC seals Okorochas college, supermarket, daughters school

Visa restrictions confirmed Buhari rigged poll – Atiku

Court awards N10m against Lagos, police over demolition

Why Fulani herdsmen cannot leave southern Nigeria

Group advocates transfer of CCT from presidency to judiciary

Govt wont renew expired oil block licences NNPC boss

Investors stake N301bn in FGs N145bn bonds

Nigeria ranks 114 globally in innovation

Govt targets $3.5bn investments in gas flaring

Ministers, lawmakers among N5tn chronic debtors AMCON

Absence of single window slows clearing at seaports

New electricity deal in focus as blackout persists

Customs, NAFDAC destroy N14.7bn tramadol, others

VAT charges on capital market transactions resume today

NSE seeks objective reporting among listed companies

FIRS generated N5.23tn in four years Fowler

FG sacks 2,525 N-Power beneficiaries

Wike threatens to sue NDDC over counterpart fund

Boris Johnson becomes new UK Prime Minister

Middle East gangs using fake job offers to lure Nigerians NAPTIP

Nigeria hasnt taken advantage of AGOA

American allegedly assaults towing van operator in Lagos

FRSC, JTB postpone number plate enforcement for motorcycles

MACBAN disowns Fulani vigilante group in Ondo

EFCC didnt investigate before sealing off our colleges Okorocha



PCRC Condemns Activities of Shiite

CBN Injects Fresh $210m into Interbank Forex Market

Concern Mounts over Suspicious Digital Communications, Cyberattacks

FG Urges Civil Servants to Embrace Emerging Technologies

Obayuwana: Nigerian Consumers Astute, Sophisticated

Facebook to Create Privacy Panel, Pays $5bn for Allegations Settlement

More Than 820m People Hungry Globally, Says UN

Alaibe Vows to End Insecurity in Bayelsa, Remain Loyal to PDP

Dont Interfere in Bauchi Assembly, PDP Govs Tell NAssembly

The Mentality of We Own the Oil is the Biggest Problem…

Boko Haram: ICRC Honours Late Hauwa, Hussaini with Florence Nightingale Awards

Leave S’West Now or Face Confrontation, Afenifere Tells Killer Herdsmen

Oshiomhole Tasks Buhari to Rejig Security Architecture

NNPC Pledges to Resolve ENI/Agip Cash Call Repayment Issue



FG has spent over N140bn on N-Power -Imoukhuede, SSA on Job Creation

Plateau LG Polls: Lalong in dilemma over swearing-in of PDP candidate

Oyo: PDP, APC bicker over N10bn loan

2019 Elections’ fallout: Buhari, Atiku fight over US visa ban

MAN, LCCI kick against CBN forex restriction on milk import

Nigeria internet users increase to 123.4m in May ‘NCC

Green Energy gets FG’s nod to develop Otakikpo Phase 2 Field

AfCFTA: CBN’s N500bn NESF as game changer for non-oil exporters

$16.8bn unremitted proceeds: NNPC commits to prompt payment to federation account

Ministerial screening: Dickson rallies support for Sylva

Illegal fees: Delta govt sanctions 6 principals, 9 others

NDDC has failed ‘Wike

Ruga: Church warns government to tread with caution to avoid crisis

Minimum wage: Labour writes SGF, warns on consequences of delay

When will enough be enough: Misuse of power and failure of leardership in Nigeria



Muhammad sworn in as substantive CJN, promises graft-free judiciary

Doctors partner drug firms in fight against sales of fake products

Wike accuses NDDC of ‘stealing’ Rivers’ N353m, threatens litigation

Shiites vow to sustain protest till El-Zakzaky, wife regain freedom

Police confirms release of Abbo’s stepmother

Police arrest Evans arms supplier after two years manhunt

Obasanjo working to cause acrimony in Nigeria ‘ ACF

Northern elders insist on herdsmen return to north, accuses FG of bias



Hoodlums attack Zamfara APC secretariat, destroy property

Presco boosts Obaseki’s job creation drive, employs 8000 people in past year

U.S visa ban echoes Buhari’s global popularity, says BMO

Customs destroys poisonous ‘Ponmo’ in Seme border

Uber’s coming shows Edo is getting it right in ease of doing business, says Obaseki

Magu decries UK’s slow action on Diezani

We have traced many properties to Okorocha ‘ EFCC

We’re waiting for Buhari’s ministerial list, what we saw was his campaign team

Hundreds of anti-Johnson protesters rally in London

Nigeria judiciary one of the best in Africa ‘ CJN

Oshiomhole tells Buhari to rejig security architecture

Taraba: Police arrest supplier of AK-47 riffles to kidnappers

US slaps $5 bn fine on #Facebook, toughens privacy oversight

25 cases of flesh eating bacteria reported in Northern Thailand hospital

Houses razed as troops comb Bayelsa community over killing of soldiers

Air Force loses 2 personnel to bandits in Kaduna ambush

Man allegedly connives with mum, 2 others to kill UK-based lover

Fish out killers of Olakunri, Adebanjo tells FG

OPIC blames Nigeria’s mortgage deficit on lack of market data, affordable loans



Number Of Petitions At Tribunals Shows Last Elections Were Rigged

As Makinde Throws Open Public Asset Declaration Challenge

EFCC Seals Off Okorocha’s Properties

Shi’ite Protests: NLC Urges ‘Stick And Carrot’ Approach

Obasanjo Owes Nigerians Apology ‘ ACF

Turner Accuses Gov Dickson Of Threat To Life, Petitions DSS, IGP

Police Parade 58 Suspected Rapists, Terrorists In Borno

US Imposes Travel Ban On Nigerian Politicians Over Election Rigging

We’ll Focus On Import Substitution In Next 4 Years ‘ PMB

FG To Cede Expired Oil Fields To NNPC

AMCON’s N5trn Debtors Occupying Leadership Positions’Kuru

Uber’s Coming Shows Edo Is Getting It Right In Ease Of Doing Business, Says Obaseki



Customs, NAFDAC destroy over N14bn worth of tramadol, other illicit drugs

How Turkish ship was attacked by Nigerian pirates ‘ Ghana Navy

FACTCHECK: Did Ajimobi leave N150 billion debt in office

Keyamo’s appointment is good omen for Delta APC, Urhobo ‘ Emerhor

Obaseki, Oshiomhole ‘reunite’ in Aso Rock, shake hands in Villa meeting

Police confirm release of Senator Abbo’s stepmother

Oshiomhole to FG: Stop borrowing from pension fund

Ogah, ministerial nominee,justifies N360 to $1 exchange rate

Makinde sends list of 14 commissioner nominees of one female, 13 males to Assembly

27 million Nigerians live with hepatitis

Establish emergency rescue point on Oyo-Ogbomoso road, Oyo Assembly urges FG, state govt

Edo is not a colony of NASS ‘Ojezua, APC state chairman

Abuse of paracetamol can cause hepatitis ‘Expert

US fines Facebook $5 billion for repeated privacy violations

Again, IMF revises Nigeria’s GDP 2019 growth to 2.3%

US visa ban validates electoral fraud claims ‘ Atiku

Operation Burst begins clampdown on bandits in Oyo

Alleged imported poisonous tomatoes: Presidency calls for vigilance



ACF hits Obasanjo over letter to Buhari

EFCC marks nine choice assets linked to Okorocha, family members

Anti-graft fight about saving nations soul, says Gbajabiamila

Oshiomhole, Obaseki reunite, shake hands at Aso Rock

Reps to investigate alleged carting away of billions by five soldiers

Bello ll use N30bn bailout fund for vote buying -Kogi PDP aspirants

DPR to shut oil firms for failure to upload daily production figures

INEC staff disowns commissions documents



Court admits Jangs confession as evidence in N6.2bn fraud trial

Edo is no colony of NASS, so no one can take over its Assembly Ojezua

Katsina Assembly extends tenure of 34 LG chairmen

NAPTIP raises alarm over new emerging tricks in human trafficking

PDP govs task NASS to obey court order over Bauchi assembly crisis

PenCom pays N107bn to 313,468 contributors

DMO lists second N100bn FGN Sukuk on NSE

Active subscribers in Nigeria hit 173.6m in May NCC

AfCFTA: Put measures in place to realise benefits, CBN tells FG

NNPC signs $3.15bn financing for OML 13

FIRS tasks technical committee on harmonisation of tax reforms

Cadbury increases profit by 258% to N68.2m in H1 2019



Rep Nwajiuba defects to APC 24 hours after ministerial nomination

PDP govs ask N/Assembly to obey court order on Bauchi assembly

Buni holds Townhall meeting, promises to redeem campaign pledges

Visa ban not targeted at newly elected government ‘ US Embassy

Ban on select politicians show 2019 poll was rigged ‘ Atiku

It shows Buhari’s acceptability ‘ BMO

INEC urges Atiku, others to wait for outcome of tribunal

FG raises panel as crisis rocks African University

We don’t have any vigilante group in Ondo ‘ Miyetti Allah

Security guard arraigned for alleged N2m theft

Assault: Policeman’s wife wants 15-year-old marriage dissolved

Buhari slammed over exclusion of FCT natives from ministerial list

Saudi ambassador, Gbajabiamila call for deepened bilateral relations

Maternal mortality drops by 66% in Cross River

Uba Sani urges Senate to act on measles outbreak in Kaduna

Only 25% tariff increase will discourage milk importation ‘ Experts

Nigeria’s $23.5m sheep, goat leather export potential untapped

MAN raises alarm over looming job losses due to non-patronage

CBN tasks FG on revitalisation of moribund industries

MAN, LCCI kick against CBN forex restriction plan for imported milk

CBN injects $210 into inter-bank forex market

People behind AMCON N5trn debt occupy leadership positions

ABCON advocates removal of fuel, forex subsidies

US visa ban on Nigerian politicians shows 2019 poll was rigged ‘ Atiku

Kogi governorship aspirant dumps PDP

Ministerial list: Taraba APC hails Buhari for choice of Sale

Ministerial screening: I will do my best in any ministry ‘ ‘ Akpabio

Ministerial list: Women in Politics decry low female representation

SON discovers harmful mosquito coil in Kano, confiscates N35.8m worth quantity

PDP panel begins probe of ‘erring’ N/Assembly members




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