Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, August 19, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Bayelsa appointees collected N859.540m in two months

Folarin asks el-Rufai, others to stop 2023 debate

Igbonu hits brace, Aribo on target

UFC: Yusuff knocks out Benitez

I didnt influence deputy governors nomination Abioduns wife

Three corps members die in Katsina crash

Flood kills one, wreaks havoc in Gombe

Niger flood victims cry for help

Four face prosecution for banditry in Katsina

Group treats 300,000 childhood illnesses in Benue

Reps seek interest-free loan for varsity students, others

Pay tax, end poverty in Oyo Makinde

Vote out old politicians, AbdulRazaq urges youths

Buhari campaigner, 35 others get crude-for-fuel contracts

NIMASA begins 24-hour intelligence gathering, surveillance

Stock investors lose N186bn in three days

Non-oil imports surpass exports by 463%

Anti-corruption group demands transparency in forex trading

Deceased workers relatives collect N173bn pension, insurance settlements

EFCC charges woman with collecting N22.9bn from Dasuki

Maurice Iwu meets N1bn bail, regains freedom

Ekweremadu: Senate says attack shameful, others slam IPoB

Fear spreads in flood-prone areas as Sept rains loom

Man arrested after wife’s body found in suitcase in car boot

There’s no ban on food importation, FG replies Financial Times

PDP flays Buharis misrule, leaves IPOB out of attack on Ekweremadu



All-Share Index Falls Below 27,000 Threshold as Market Sustains Losses

20 Children Killed by Acute Malnutrition in Nasarawa

US: Nigerian Govt Lacks Fiscal Transparency

Road Accident Kills Three Katsina NYSC Members, Injures 11 Others

Four Injured as Hausa, Yoruba Youths Clash in Lagos

Join APC Before Your Party Dies, Osinbajo Mocks PDP Members

UK Recovers 82,210 Cocaine from Nigerian Trafficker, Jails Him Four Years

PDP BoT Chairman Clarifies Comments on RUGA Scheme

JAMB Threatens Candidates Who Tamper with UTME Score

Oyegun is Always on the Right Side of History, Says Osinbajo

Order Security Agencies to Stop Subjecting Nigerians to Incommunicado Detention, Falana Tells Buhari

Ekweremadu: Nnamdi Kanu Threatens Atttack on Other Igbo Politicians

Ajimobi Awarded N7bn Non-Existent Road Project, PDP Alleges



Benue APC alleges invasion of secretariat

Kogi 2019: PDP, APC’ve failed ‘Guber aspirant

APC crisis: Court restrains party from sacking Abdulkadir as national vice chairman

Buhari, APC urge tribunal to dismiss Atiku, PDP petition on technicalities, evidential grounds

North can still retain power in 2023 ‘ Kwande

Anambra 2021: We won’t zone governorship ticket ‘PDP

Oyo: Makinde appoints Owoseni, ex-police commissioner as Special Adviser

Bayelsa guber: Anxiety as PDP screening c’tte commence work on aspirants

C4i to tackle insecurity in Nigeria’s maritime domain ‘NIMASA

AIB to commence rail, water, road accidents investigations

Firm secures N6bn materials for 100 housing units

NNPC names 15 successful consortia for crude oil lifting

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of Obasanjo govt’s $16bn power project

Family of medical student killed in Ukraine demands justice

FG faults Financial Times Article on food importation policy

Groups call for conflict prevention

15 oil firms to lift Nigeria’s crude, deliver 14 billion litres of products

Share of committee positions in senate: ‘Betrayal, rebellion threaten New upper chamber

Yoruba not against fulani, but those with genocide agenda ‘ Yinka Odumakin

Why North won’t continue in power beyond 2023 ‘ Senator Obadara

Council of Ulama disagrees with CAN over security challenge in Kaduna



Genetically modified crops have exposed agro-chemical firms, dealers, says NABDA

NNPC picks 15 firms to supply Nigeria 14b litres of petrol

Ebri, others condemn allegations against Oyo-Ita, Obono-Obla

Nnamdi Kanu commends IPOB, says attack on Ekweremadu a ‘polite warning

Southeast Governors Forum decries alleged IPOB attack on Ekweremadu

Steve Harvey Moved To Tears On His Visit To Ghana Slave-Trade Castle

Buhari, APC urge tribunal to dismiss Atiku, PDP petition on technicalities, evidential grounds

NASSI supports CBN’s planned restriction on dairy products


Youths urged to embrace hard work, shun get rich quick syndrome

ERA insists on establishment of $100bn Rehabilitation Fund for N-Delta

Direct police, navy to publish names of all detainees, Falana tells FG

Breaking: Shoot both herdsmen, farmers dead if’.- Chadian President orders army

Breaking: Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

IPOB attack on Ekweremadu shows Nnamdi Kanu a businessman ‘ Adeyanju

2019 Presidential Poll: Why Atiku was not declared winner, INEC tells tribunal

Ekweremadu: Reps to seek protection for political leaders while abroad

FG and dormancy of HIV/AIDS anti-discrimination law

El-Zakzaky’s ‘one chance’ trip to India

Bishop urges reversal of ban on open prayers in Anambra markets

Nigerian who swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine jailed in UK

Ohaneze Ndigbo youth wing condemns alleged IPOB attack on Ekweremadu

Police arrest 8 suspected cult members during initiation

PDP, S/East National Vice-Chairman say attack on Ekweremmadu unjustified

Ohaneze Ndigbo youth wing condemns alleged IPOB attack on Ekweremadu

EKWEREMADU: We can’t achieve Biafra attacking Igbo leaders ‘ MASSOB

IPOB’s attack on Ekweremadu, embarrassment to Igbo nation ‘ APC



Many injured as Yoruba, Hausa traders clash in Lagos market

Lawan, PDP, Kalu, Abaribe condemn IPOB attack on Ekweremadu in Germany

More troubles as FG prepares fresh charges against El-Zakzaky

IPOB attack on Ekweremadu affront on Igbo race ‘ Omo-Agege

Directive to CBN halting Forex issuance not ban on food import ‘ Presidency

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation audit team commends cassava programme in Nigeria

Presidency queries Fowler over ‘poor’ performance

Buhari, APC urge tribunal to dismiss Atiku, PDP’s petition on technicalities, evidential grounds

Stay away from duty posts, NASU, SSANU direct varsity workers

Flood: Channelisation of waterways will commence in affected communities ‘ Niger govt

Oyo will certainly break poverty barrier when we all pay tax ‘ Makinde



Flood destroys 12,000 hectares of farmlands in Jigawa

El-Zakzaky didnt seek asylum in India, says IMN

Presentation of certificate to INEC not mandatory

PDP, APC bicker over Masaris achievements in Katsina

Death toll in attacks on Benue communities hits nine

Taraba Tiv are indigenes not settlers, says Ishaku

SPIP denies abuse of office allegation against suspended chairman

Osinbajo urges PDP members to join APC before party dies

UI announces date for Post-UTME Screening

Presidency queries FIRS boss over N12.6tr tax collection

Oyo Assembly to Fulani: anti-open grazing law will protect you

NiMet predicts thundery, rainy activities for Monday



2020: Ondo deputy governor denies plan to join PDP

Kaduna PDP seeks cancellation of 515, 951 votes by tribunal

NASU, SSANU begin 5-day warning strike today

Flood destroys 12, 000 hectares of farmland in Jigawa

Gov. AbdulRahaman donates N10m to Ilorin durbar

Minimum wage: NCP begs FG to reach agreement with labour

Yoruba, Hausa clash in Lagos lives many injured



PDP moves to stop god-fathers from choosing gov’ship candidates

APC UK disowns ‘Rogue Group

ANRP is third force in Kogi ‘ Gov’ship aspirant

Gov’ship candidate, ex-REC bicker in C/River

Attack on Ekweremadu by IPOB condemnable ‘ S’East youth

Buhari asks tribunal to dismiss PDP, Atiku’s petition

Atiku: Buhari did not present his qualification to contest



Sheikh Zakzaky Didn’t Seek Asylum In India, Says Islamic Movement In Nigeria

RevolutionNow’- Group Calls North To Join

Kaduna Government To Convert Thirteen Day Schools To Boarding

UI Announces Date For Post-UTME Screening

Ortom Not Interfering In Local Govt Administration ‘ Agugu

PDP: How The Cookie Crumbled In Ekiti

FG Must Ensure Proper Treatment Is Given To El-Zakzaky ‘ Adeniran

2020: Ondo Deputy Governor Denies Plan To Join PDP



Ohanaeze youths warn IPOB against attack on Igbo leaders

Crisis rocks Ondo community over upgrade of monarch

Ekweremmadu: Address agitation, resentment of Nigerians, PDP tells FG

Nigeria faced with pilots deficit, manpower shortage

YOUNG LAWYERS’ FORUM: ‘Clients’ trust, confidence bane of new wigs’ prospects

Lawan, Omo-Agege, Abaribe condemn attack on ex-DSP

Buhari summons FIRS boss over tax revenue shortfalls

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