Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, August 9, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Buhari orders Defence HQ to probe killing of policemen

MTN, Airtel generate N788bn in six months

REC resigns, joins Bayelsa governorship race

DG PGF to Oshiomhole: APC worse off under you

Slain cops arrested Evans, Chibok girls, Daura head’s abductors

Soldier arrested for killing motorcyclist in Abia

Red meat may raise breast cancer risk

Buhari, Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Jonathan advocate action against cancer



WAEC mulls Computer-Based Test for SSCE

Babalola seeks private sector participation in technical education

Indiscipline devalues investment in education

273,000 teachers needed to meet pupil-teacher ratio – FG

Bauchi seeks $3bn to tackle out-of-school children menace

AfCFTA may increase Nigerias imports by 251% Report

AfDB seeks more Chinese agric investments in Africa

Multiple taxes, high-interest loans killing manufacturers Makoju

Total pension assets rise to N9.32tn

Buharis campaign coordinator, others defect to Zamfara PDP

Stay away from cultism, drugs, headmistress urges pupils

Kano gov tribunal to deliver judgment in October

Plant-based diet may prevent diabetes Study

Taraba killing: Where Is kidnap kingpin’ Police ask Nigerian Army

Brexit: UKs Johnson plans visa shake-up to attract science talent

#RevolutionNow: SERAP petitions UN over clampdown on protesters



Army Deploys Troops to Compliment Police in South-west

Mining: FG, British Geological Survey to Retrieve Colonial Reports, Data

NIMASA Moves to Enforce Compliance with International Standards

Nigeria Needs Strong Airlines to Benefit from AfCFTA

C’River INEC REC Resigns, Joins Bayelsa Guber Race

Delegates Ask Court to Stop APC from Adopting Indirect Primary in Kogi

Security Council Orders Defence Headquarters to Probe Killing of Policemen by Soldiers

Three-year-old Boy Drowns in Makurdi Flood

BPE: FG Won’t Divest from Health Sector in Proposed Reforms

Death Toll Rises to Six as Two Wounded Civilians Die in Wednesday’s Police, Army Skirmish in Taraba

Katsina Begins Payment of 867 S-power Beneficiaries

Sallah: NSCDC Deploys 3,000 Personnel in Delta

Alleged Money Laundering: Iwu, Ex- INEC Boss, Remanded in EFCC Custody



Cross River APC bicker over ministerial appointments

Let’s restructure so every zone’ll develop at its pace’Senator Utazi

Bayelsa: C’River REC resigns, joins guber race

APC worse off under Oshiomhole, says progressives govs DG

Former commissioner, other APC stalwarts defect to PDP in Zamfara

Oshiomole dangerous to political stability, Bauchi Gov

How Land Use Act’s frustrating prospective home owners

Satellite Town residents lament construction of container terminal

EFCC probes illegal land sale in Festac Phase 11

AfDB, AU sign $4.8m grant for AfCFTA secretariat

N5.4trn: Stubborn debtors in trouble as AMCON gets new debt recovery law

Taraba shooting: Army lied -Police

Buhari orders DHQ to probe killing of policemen by soldiers

Delta committed to revamping own media houses ‘Aniagwu

Buhari, Dickson, ex-presidents advocate concerted action against cancer

PANDEF demands Sowore’s immediate release

Nigerian soldiers allegedly ‘free kidnap kingpin from police



Buhari blames insecurity on neglect of education, healthcare

TETFund approves N4.9b for academic publications

APC governors say party worse off under Adams Oshiomhole

Akintola Williams: A portrait of integrity, professionalism

Eating less meat can help fight climate change, UN report says

Army’s claims on ‘error’ killing of policemen are untrue – police



Buhari, OBJ, Abdulsalami, Jonathan advocate concerted action against cancer

Leave Sowore, go after terrorists, CSO tells DSS

Agricultural programme achieves 209, 464mt of food worth N36bn in 4 years

S3x trafficking of Igbo in Malaysia worries Anambra in Diaspora

2 to die by hanging in Ekiti for robbery, possession of firearms

Adequate technology will address poor forecast, risks in oil industry ‘ Seplat

Rape saga: I will continue to be resolute, Busola Dakolo declares!

Revolution protest: Govt must unmask, deal with sponsors ‘ Muslim group

14-yr-old commit suicide in Ughelli over failed relationship with boyfriend

Simon Achuba: APC suspends embattled Kogi Dep. Gov

Tekno releases music video, ‘Agege,’ showing ‘lorry of ‘half-naked’ girls

S3x trafficking of South-Easterners in Malaysia worries Anambra residents

Sowore’s detention: Judiciary is Nigeria’s major problem ‘ Timi Frank

Breaking: C’River INEC Rec, Briyai resigns, joins Bayelsa governorship race

Killing of Police: Buhari orders Army HQ to investigate incident

Insecurity: Military battle ready to combat criminals in South West ‘ GOC

Iwu remanded over allegations of fraud



65, 000 Nigerian Pilgrims Set To Climb Mount Arafat

Saudi Deports 300 Pilgrims For Visa Forgery

How Nigeria’s Economy Is Reaping From Shippers’ Council’s Activities

E-Tranzact Reports N30trn Transactions In 2018

Insecurity: Soyinka Calls For State Of Emergency In South West

Lack Of Investor Confidence, Insecurity Slowing Nigeria’s Growth ‘ Coscharis Boss

World Bank Net Commitment To Nigeria Hits $11bn

Equities Market Rebounds With Marginal Gain Of 0.05%

Police Arrest 5 Suspected Kidnappers’ Informants In FCT

FG To Sustain Fight Against Cancer, Killer Diseases ‘ PMB


NYSC DG visits family of missing corps member

FUK VC defends disbursement of N142m earned allowances

FG moves to attract additional private funding for health sector

FG to develop national leather policy to boost economy- Perm-Sec

Oshiomhole is the problem of Bauchi politics, Bauchi govt alleges

#RevolutionNow: Atiku instigated Sowore, others, APC alleges

Boris Johnson urges lawmakers to back October 31 Brexit

1.8 million pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia for hajj

Xenophobia: NANS pickets South African firms in Abeokuta



Kidnapped monarch, wife regain freedom

Court sentences two to death by hanging in Ekiti

Insecurity chasing away investors- Maduka

Police parade 49 for alleged robbery, cultism

Faith is antidote for receiving Gods blessings, says Adeboye

Buhari: neglect in education, healthcare fueled insecurity

Buhari, Obasanjo, others seek collaboration against cancer

Protest not meant to thwart govt agenda, say Ohanaeze youths

Court okays Sowores detention for 45 days

World Bank invests $11b in Nigeria, says Country Director

Youth unemployment undermines Africas growth potential

LCCIraises concern over multiple exchange rates

Buharis move to revive textile industry raises hope

Anger in Bayelsa over whereabouts of abducted Siasias mother

Why Nigeria wants to host 2020 FIFA U-20 Women World Cup, by Osinbajo

Insecurity: Soyinka calls for state of emergency in South West

Members ask court to stop APC from adopting indirect primary in Kogi

Call for #RevolutionNow by Sowore is treason, says APC



CACOL hails freezing of Lagos bank accounts over alleged fraud, calls for forensic investigation

APC woman leader in Lagos sympathise with loyalist, Mrs Okocha, over husbands death

Buhari group denies presence of political prisoners in Nigeria

Robot traffic police put on duty in China

How meat consumption damages land on earth- report says

Delta quality packaged yellow garri hits UK market

NEMA restrategizes to curtail impending flood

FG approves N4.9bn book devt fund for tertiary institutions

Eid-el-Kabir: Rep doles out N6.5m to constituents to buy rams

200 level student cheats death after drinking Sniper

Court orders DSS to detain Sowore for 45 days

Court arraign two suspects for assaulting EEDC staff

Hospital saves 2 patients who drank Sniper in Ilorin



Ex-Zamfara dep gov, speaker, others defect to PDP

Jonathan never won any election, even in Bayelsa ‘ Nabena

Afenifere worried over Sowore’s 45-day detention order

TETFund approves N4.95bn for development of academic texts

Flood: 30,000 residents risk being washed away

131,000 women, 373,000 children to enjoy free healthcare services

Three remanded over poisoning of neighbour’s water with Sniper

25-year-old man arraigned for allegedly beating mother to coma

NANS pickets MTN offices over killings in South Africa

3 Congolese doctors arrested over alleged killing of WHO epidemiologist

10,000 traders benefit from FG’s tradermoni scheme in Bayelsa

Electricity: Senate supports reforms, re-capitalisation of DisCos

e-tranzact to raise N7bn capital before December

FG throws weight behind bid for 2020 FIFA World Cup

Court halts planned N/Assembly takeover of Edo Assembly

Don’t give up your rights, Buhari charges Bauchi, Edo lawmakers



Anambra: Assembly laments spate of cultism, cult crashes

Official: From Arsenal, Super Eagles star Iwobi moves to Everton, becomes costliest Nigerian player

Defence Hqs to investigate Taraba incident ‘ CAS

Mind what you say about APC, Nabena tells Jonathan

Oyo assembly passes 4 bills approving 4 new ministries

Tribunal to hear motion on relisting petition against Ekwunife

Bayelsa APC don’t recognise zoning ‘ Guber aspirant

Why 3 cops were shot dead in Taraba ‘ Army



Makinde Empowers Oyo Youths With 50 Tricycles

How Akeredolu Resolved Araromi- Obu, Ikale Communal Clash

Osun Monarch Wants Wealthy Nigerians To Educate The Indigent

[VIDEO] Israeli Firm Invents ‘Freeze Cancer Cells’ Treatment

Nobody Can Cause Revolution In Nigeria ‘ Momoh

Okowa’s Empowerment Of Youths Has Eradicated Crime In Delta ‘Otuedon

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