Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, August 15, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Tinubu, Mustapha of plotting against Igbo 2023 interest- Group

PDP founding member, 2500 others defect to APC in Bayelsa

INEC has no power to sack me ‘ ex-REC

Why I’ll give quality representation ‘ Balogun

Updated: Nigeria Prisons Service now Nigerian Correctional Service

Be strategic, experts caution Buhari on food sufficiency claim

Pictures: Back-up goalkeeper Adrian saves Abraham’s penalty as Liverpool hand Lampard, Chelsea another defeat, lift 4th Super Cup

El-Zakzaky gets ultimatum: Be treated or return home ‘ Indian govt



Scores feared killed, houses razed in Rivers communities

Buhari suspends Obono-Obla after damning ICPC report

Senator begs court to release 11 forfeited houses

Lagos Solicitor-General demands professionalism from lawyers

Catholic priest leads rally against Anambra bad roads

Nasarawa gov uses salaries to settle varsity’s debt

Pastor Adeboye still owes Nigerians more

Dickson, Alaibe exchange words over Bayelsa gov race

Omo-Agege pledges Senates support for Next Level agenda

MNJTF asks army to deny burial without next-of-kin

40 million Nigerians denied access to telecom service

FG seeks fresh investment in N145bn bonds

Labour seeks Buharis intervention on minimum wage

SMBLF knocks PDP BoT chair for endorsing Ruga

Tribunal reserves judgment on Uduaghans petition

PH Disco to storm debtors homes with PoS

Senate frowns on bailout funds for power sector

NCDMB creates committee for Bayelsa oil, gas park

NAF, oil firm partner to produce equipment

Falling oil price wont change our production NNPC

NITDA vows to go ahead with data regulation

Labour accuses CBN, ministry of frustrating NIPOST reforms

No fraud in N-Power, says FG

Tekno: Kenya women group hails FGs response

Magu may be Osinbajos puppet, says fugitive ex-AGF

Buhari visits IDPs, says Im aware of your sufferings

EFCC arraigns Atikus lawyer, son-in-law for money laundering

Anambra market leader arrested for alleged cult killings

Taraba clashes: Tiv protests in Abuja against politicians

FG’ll pay failed investors N736bn to repossess Discos

Borno donates Sambisa Forest for Ruga

I cant be intimated by insurgents threats Borno gov

Woman kills ex-son-in-law over money owed daughter

Protesters defy security operatives, demand Sowores release

Troops uncover another illegal gun factory in Benue



Fuel Subsidy Removal Will Add 4% to Global GDP, IMF Tells Nigeria, Others

CBN Auctions N34bn Treasury Bills

Dickson, Alaibe Clash over Alleged Doctored Audios

The Present Government in Kogi is Afraid of an Open Selection…

Only Four Political Parties Have Complied with Law on Their Expenditure

Obesity: Nigerias Growing Disease of Affluence, Poverty

Nigerian Doctor Makes Medical Breakthrough in Prostrate Cancer Treatment

Experts Decry High Rate of Foot Ulcer, Amputation among Diabetics in Nigeria

Inflaming Passion for Violence in the South-east

Family of Police Detective Killed by Soldiers in Taraba Seeks Independent Probe

Gunmen Abduct Baptist Pastor in Kaduna

Issues Raised by El Zakzaky Have Been Resolved, Says IMN Spokesman

Buhari Visits IDP Camp in Katsina

Prisons Service Now Nigeria Correctional Service

Buhari’s Directive on Food Imports Illegal, Will Worsen Suffering, Says CSJ

Atiku’s Son-in-Law Arraigned for Alleged Money Laundering



Delta South: Tribunal reserves judgement in Uduaghan’s petition

Tribunal: Kwara gov knows fate September 20

Oyo: I won’t cancel APC administration’s good policies ‘Makinde

Presidency confirms Obono-Obla’s sack

Delta South: Tribunal reserves judgement in Uduaghan’s petition

Nigeria’ll comply with OPEC production agreement ‘Kyari

FG to inject $300m in 5,000 AgriSMEs

Police retirees groan over delayed pension payment

How to use study of history for national development, byFayemi, UI VC, Adesina

Okowa, monarch urge FG to resuscitate Warri port

Another pastor kidnapped in Kaduna, abductors demand N20m ransom

Gov Bello, deputy’s feud gets messier

CSO calls for amendment of electoral act, broadcast code



Ogun police begin probe into Isheri Day killings

Imo retirees lament non-payment of over 80 months pensions

No plan to sack workers, slash pay, says ISOPADEC MD

Police arraign soldier in Ondo over alleged raping

Benue government cautions against building on drainages, channels

NNPC to partner NOASDRA on oil spill mitigation

UN chief, group seek inclusion of youths in policy formulation

Facebook introduces Yoruba, Igbo, Swahili to check fake news

US, Lagos to partner on areas of mutual interest

Buhari gives lifeline to condemned criminals

El-Zakzaky says Indian medical trip is another detention

Tambuwal urges NASS to consider electoral reforms

Meet The Nigerian Teens Producing Sci-fi Films With Their Smartphones


9 killed, houses razed, as gunmen invade two Ogoni communities

Bayelsa guber: I’ll focus on human capital devt if elected ‘ Igali

Growing xenophobia behind Ghana video ‘ Prof Nwagbara

Threat to stop supply of cattle: We’re not aware ‘ MACBAN

Election Petition Tribunal: APC slams PDP over alleged false claim on subversion of justice

Corruption fueling rising insecurity in Nigeria, says ActionAid

FG pledges support for decent work

626 election death toll unacceptable

FG apologises to Indian govt over El-Zakzaky’s ‘unruly behaviour

Okoi Obono-Obla suspended, to submit self to ICPC

India is not a place we can trust, says El-Zakzaky

Ruga: You’re wrong, SMBLF tells PDP BoT chair

I was never sacked by INEC, I resigned to contest Bayelsa APC Guber primaries

Breaking: El-zakzaky refuses treatment from unknown Indian doctors

Energy infrastructure, govt policy, strategy are solutions to power ‘ Prof. Hart

#Revolutionnow: FG has no powers to stop lawful protest ‘ Akingbolu

When shall we vanquish Boko Haram

Bayelsa Gov Primaries: PDP Youths warn Dickson, state chairman

Taraba: Families of slain police officers, civilian seek justice

Ebonyi plans mass immunisation to tackle yellow fever outbreak

Man threatens suicide over father’s unpaid N13million gratuity in Calabar

Ohanaeze tackles Shehu Sani on 2023 presidency

Banditry: Buhari vows to flush out, eliminate perpetrators

Paris Club Refund: Firm petitions EFCC over alleged diversion of fund



BREAKING: El-Zakzaky frustrating doctors, prefers to stay in 5-Star hotel in India ‘ FG

BREAKING: Buhari suspends Obono-Obla over corruption allegations

President Buhari visits Katsina IDP camps

Why lawmakers should help bring back FG’s lost credibility in aviation

Extortion, uncertainty discouraging shippers from Port Harcourt port ‘SALS

Why seaports, unlike airports, don’t work during public holidays

Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s directive on forex restriction for food importation

ICYMI: Army deploys four mine-resistant vehicles for insurgency fight

Our investment in infrastructure paying off ‘ Buhari

Foundation set to inaugurate care centre for elderly

Isheri Day: Police begin investigation into killings of two civilians by soldiers

Kwara tribunal to rule on governorship election Sept 20

Mike Tyson says he smokes $40,000 worth of cannabis monthly

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Our condition in Indian hospital worse than Nigeria’s, El-Zakzaky cries out

One million people expected at 2019 Osun Osogbo festival ‘ Ataoja



Soldier arraigned for raping Ajasin Varsity student

Alleged $140,000, $2m laundering: Court remands Atikus son-in-law, lawyer

Sowore: DSS, police, others stop protesters at Unity Fountain

Gunmen kidnap Baptist pastor in Kaduna

Police rescue businessman from abductors

Food importation: Buharis directive stokes controversy

CAN to Buhari: reshuffle security architecture now

Fed Govt, Labour disagree on registration of new pension unions

Buhari suspends panel boss Obono-Obla

Govt, Shiites clash over El-Zakzaky

N3b fraud: EFCC quizzes Head of Service Oyo-Ita

13 rescued, two missing in Lagos boat accident

Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigerian pastor in China

Tiwa Savage, Davido, Simi nominated for 2019 AFRIMA awards

Nigeria to save $20b from food import ban

Soldiers kill one, injure others in Ogun

Man threatens suicide over fathers unpaid gratuity

LG Election: Adamawa SIEC extends party primaries deadline

Well end Pensioners agony through biometric capture Ihedioha



Security operatives take over Unity Fountain as activists protest Sowores detention

No Igbo boy burnt alive in Kaduna Police

Kogi poll: Police, INEC promise unbiased, violence-free, fair conduct

Court remands Atikus son-in-law, 2 others in EFCC custody

Tambuwal urges NASS to consider electoral reforms

Mixed reactions trail Buharis directive to ban forex for food importation

El-Zakzaky laments tight security at Indian hospital

Taraba killings: Family of slain officer calls for independent probe



Reserves judgment on Uduaghan vs Manager in Delta

APC will survive beyond 2023 ‘ Nasarawa speaker

FG, America working to undermine Zakzaky’s treatment, says IMN

Some FCT tribes consider themselves as superior ‘ Jiwa chief

Lagos police worry over suicide rate, use of Sniper

OPC arrest, hand over 10 armed robbery suspects to police

Three dead, 13 rescued, as boats collide in Lagos

Food: Mixed views trail Buhari’s ban on forex access

Investors lose N109bn to depreciation in MTN, other stocks

20 ships expected at Lagos ports ‘ NPA

Community supports 3050MW Mambilla hydropower project

DisCos’ sanctions to instill discipline, have less effect on power users

NNPC, NOSDRA pledge collaboration to stem oil spill

Nigeria spent N40trn on food imports in 21yrs ‘ Data

Kaduna: El-Rufai to construct Mall worth 3.9 bn naira

FG to commission NDPHC substations in Ogun

NAMA seeks ICAO licensing of air traffic personnel



El-Zakzaky Demanding To Check Into 5 Star Hotel In India ‘ FG

Ohuabunwa Debunks Kalu’s Claim On FG’s Ecological Intervention Fund

Abike Dabiri Condemns Killing Of Nigerian Pastor In China

CSOs Urge Sanwo-Olu To Set Up Visitation Panel On Lingering LASU Crisis

Nigeria Will Comply With OPEC’s Oil Production Cut ‘ Kyari



Police: Soldiers order doctor out, stab patient to death

Soldier remanded for raping Ondo varsity student

Kaduna: Kidnappers hold pastor, demand N20m

Foreign’ cyclists: Ticking security time bomb in Lagos (1)

Presidential aide, Obono-Obla, risks prosecution over misconduct

$2.14m: Atiku’s lawyer, son-in-law remanded in EFCC’s custody

Buhari gives lifeline to condemned criminals

Families of slain policemen, civilian cry for justice



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