Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, August 17, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Akwa Ibom businesswoman stripped naked by councillor:

Compromise by factions in Edo crisis wont solve problem Odigie-Oyegun

Forex ban on food imports coming at a wrong time Economics professor, Ayinde

NASS leadership, management lament as complex deteriorates

Flood kills one in Bauchi, renders many homeless

Fulani herdsmen ARE also kidnapped, robbed Miyetti Allah South-East chairman

Cross River RECs resignation unacceptable INEC

Air strikes kill 15 civilians in northwest Syria

We refused polio immunisation to get govt attention Kano community

NIMASA rescues seafarers on-board fire accident vessel

FG to stop UK courts $9bn award against Nigeria

Inflation rate drops to 11.08% in July

NDDC appoints firm to recover N1.2tn debt

FG may bar El-Zakzaky from other overseas treatment

Revealed: Wadume, police officer exchanged 200 calls before Taraba cops killings

Kidnapping: States may acquire drones from US, SAfrica, N Korea

Oyo-Ita desperate to meet Buhari, embarks on sick leave

Nigerian pilgrims begin homeward journey from SArabia

Court grants ICPCs request to freeze Yaris accounts

Varsity workers to begin nationwide strike Monday

#RevolutionNow: NGO supports 70-year-old woman battered by police

Fulani group calls for alternative grazing routes nationwide

Kalu cautions northern elite campaigning against zoning

Reps want expatriates restricted from taking Nigerian jobs

AAUA rape: Court remands randy soldier in prison

Taraba Rep defends Ishaku, Danjuma over Tiv/Jukun clashes

Lawan visits Katsina govt, speaks on budget passage

Woman strangled to death in Rivers hotel, assailant flees

Ohanaeze youths fault el-Rufais comment on zoning

PDP moves against aspirants hijacking of Bayelsa delegates

Customs intercepts N5bn worth of tramadol, codeine, others

32 missing after boat sinks in DR Congo

23,834 traders benefit from TraderMoni in Enugu Osinbajo

Senate will pass 2020 budget in December, says Lawan

NUC appoints two Deputy Secretaries to oversee varsities


Buharis Presidency Stinks, Reels in Corruption, Alleges PDP

Appeal Court Affirms Election of Governor Abiodun

Bayelsa PDP: In Search of the Peoples Candidate

OML 25: History is Calling in Kula, Rivers State

Bayelsa PDP Directs All Delegates to Be Kept in Designated Hotels

FG to Challenge British Court Order Granting Seizure of…

FIFA Hands Samson Siasia Life Ban, Fined N18m for Alleged Match…

IMN: Security Agents Holding Him Hostage, FG Scuttled His Treatment in India

FG: El-Zakzaky Seeking Asylum in India, DSS Takes Him into Custody

10 Die Waiting for Pension in Anambra



Bayelsa Guber Primary: PDP moves against alleged plans to hijack delegates

Insecurity may affect APC’s chances in 2023 ‘Matthew Emiohe

2023 Presidency: No zoning, No Nigeria ‘ Ayo Adebanjo

Presidency: Why Nigeria can’t jettison zoning now’Mbazulike Amaechi

Political parties will determine power shift in 2023’Sani, ACF Scribe

As Buhari, Atiku’s lawyers prepare for the Aug.21 Final address: Another look at the 139 days of legal battle for aso rock

Only direct primary ‘ll save APC from defeat-Moh’d Audu

Bayelsa guber: Crack in PDP over plans to hijack delegates

Oil price rises on U.S. high retail sales

Why Nigeria will continue to lead Africa ‘Awolowo, NEPC boss

Customs uncovers N5bn tramadol, codeine in Lagos warehouse

23,834 traders benefit from Trader Moni in Enugu ‘Osinbajo

Ondo ratifies Ogunoye’s appointment as new Olowo of Owo

Police parade suspected killers of 2 Enugu catholic priests



Our protest for Sheikh El-Zakzaky’s freedom continues, IMN vows

Corruption: Buhari’s presidency stinks, alleges PDP

Peace Corps urges FG to expedite action on bill

Insecurity: PDP to house delegates for guber primaries

Recruiting others to hate those you don’t like is witchcraft!

Police arrest suspected killers of Catholic Priests in Enugu

Nigerian Army restates commitment to end insurgency, buries five soldiers

Kidnapped college provost regains freedom in Benue ‘ Police


Women participation in governance should start from local level ‘ Fajemirokun

Nigeria’s future depends on reduced population growth

2020 budget to be passed before December ‘ Senate President

Build police observatory posts on highways to halt attacks ‘ Prince Mamah tasks govt

Fulanis back Ooni, Alaafin to flush out criminal herdsmen

Why Nigeria airlines must go into partnership ‘ Nick Fadugba

Insecurity: I’ll crush Banditry, kidnapping in southwest in four months ‘ Gani Adams

Minimum Wage: We are waiting National’s template ‘ C’River NLC

Another woman strangled in Port Harcourt hotel

It’s a shame FG’s tolerating killer herdsmen ‘ Fani-Kayode

HOSF, Obono-Obla’s alleged fraud, testament of Buhari’s stinking Presidency- PDP

El-Zakzaky’s ploy to seek asylum necessitated his repatriation ‘ FG

Sheikh Zakzaky didn’t refuse treatment in India ‘ IMN

Edo maintains 3rd position in 2019 WAEC performance ranking

I joined cultism to fight oppression from my late father’s family ‘ suspected cultist



JAMB nabs UTME candidate for upgrading result

Army buries ambushed Colonel, others

Confusion over Cross River’s REC

NABTEB releases results, harps on tech/vocational education

Kidnapping: Stop free movement of foreigners into Nigeria, Fulani leader tells FG

Partner with my govt to promote Osun Osogbo festival, Oyetola charges Osun indigenes

Gov Yahaya restates commitment to development in Gombe

Money laundering: Court grants Atiku’s son-in-law N20m bail



Ex-governors in political wilderness after 2019 elections

Retired military, police officers carpet Buhari over killings

Lawan urges Nigerians not to compromise unity

Fed Govt will redouble efforts to boost healthcare, says Buhari

Germany set to deport fresh set of Nigerian migrants

Onitiri tells FG to release Sowore

US denies disrupting El-Zakzakys treatment in India



BREAKING: Abia,Anambra and Edo leads 2019 WAEC Chart.

Election 2019: Akwa Ibom group slams APC, accuses party of media attacks on INEC

Bayelsa PDP primaries: Dickson assures of level playing field, warns against brigandage

2019 General Elections: How ethnicity reduced Buharis votes in Lagos- Igbokwe

Siasia denies FIFAs allegations

El-Zakzaky has malicious intents- FG

Lagos Assembly committee completes screening of second batch of commissioner nominees

Governorship Primary: Bayelsa PDP directs all delegates to be kept in designated hotels in Yenagoa



Benue: Police confirms release of abducted entrepreneur

UNILAG gets N5bn research funds, showcases zero emission car

Hundreds defy ban on anti-gov’t protest in Harare

3 daily things that hurt your spine ‘ and how to avoid them

A vaccine against chlamydia could be closer than you think

Home Remedy Alert! PROBLEM:Itchy scalp’Try: warm olive oil

NITDA, TETFUND sign MoU to advance IT in tertiary institutions



Ekiti begins public naming, shaming of sex offenders

Why soldiers are on the rampage, by experts

Oyo Anti-grazing Bill: Fulani group seeks alternative grazing space

Court freezes accounts linked with Yari

I’ve defrayed N104bn inherited bond ‘Dickson



Customs Seizes N5b Tramadol, Other Drugs In Lagos

NYSC To Prosecute Fake ‘Corps Members

Police Arrest Killers Of Fr. Offu As Gunmen Attack Another Catholic Priest

Police Arrest Pastor For Stealing SUV

Insecurity: Ondo Govt Bans Commercial Motorcycles On Ore Expressway

How Dana Airline Prevented Passengers From Celebrating Sallah

Beacon Of Hope For Safety And Property In Ogun

Passengers Groan On State Of Abia Road, Seek Govt Intervention



Updated: Drama as DSS whisks El-Zakzaky, wife away from Abuja airport

Afrobasket: Nigeria’s D’Tigresses face Senegal in final berth

Popular Nigerian comedian escapes death in a ghastly accident

Bayelsa, Kogi polls: Time-table for PVC collection, others out soon-Okoye

El-Zakzaky didn’t refuse treatment, Indian hospital compromised medical ethics ‘ IMN

INEC lacks power to sack, dismiss a commissioner ‘ Okoye

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