Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 9 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Harvard, MIT sue Trump over ban on foreign students

COVID-19: FG reverses decision on school resumption

Another no to increase in electricity tariffs

Impeachment plot: Ondo deputy speaker, 2 more deputy gov loyalists suspended

No conspiracy against Electoral Act amendment ‘ Senate

FG proposes scholarships for students to take up teaching

New COEs will give greater access to education ‘ Students

COVID-19: More money needed to conduct WASSCE ‘ WAEC

Police recover 22 bags of Indian hemp in Abuja

Kidnappers of APC chieftain’s daughter demand N2m ransom

FCT mobile court seals nightclubs in Abuja

COVID-19: FCTA threatens to shut GTB branches

Oil edges lower as U.S. inventory build stokes supply fears

IPMAN urges members on PPMC online solution portal

FG, NEXIM Bank, Sealink sign MoU on solid minerals’ transportation

Equities sustain upswing momentum, as investors gain N94bn

FIRS extends tax payment deadline to August 31


North East malnutrition cases pathetic, says civil society

Ondo gov poll: APC screens Akeredolu, five other aspirants

Akwa Ibom APC faults appointment of non-party members

13 firms failed to file accounts NSE

Stigmatisation creating barriers for reporting rape cases Psychologist

600 firms applied for 57 marginal oil fields FG

Nigeria, others slash oil output to 30-year low

EIA raises oil price outlook for H2 to $40.50

Stock market rises further, investors gain N94bn

Death of black teenager in US juvenile facility sparks outrage

Police rescue Anambra woman threatening suicide on Facebook

NEMA inaugurates panel on 2020 floods

Bring masterminds of violence in Rivers to justice

Kogi, Cross River endangering citizens, health officials lives MDCAN

Cross River hospital workers protest discriminatory hazard allowance

Lost wallet: PFN commends Japan-based Nigerian PhD student

Lawyers should see COVID-19 pandemic as opportunity to evolve Ogiemudia

GM mosquitoes: Why is genetic engineering contentious

Court rejects Okorochas prayer to stop probe panels

Fear, caution, complaints as airlines resume domestic flights

Face mask can cause failed ATM transactions Banks

Naira trades at N381/$

VIDEO: Flight operations resume at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja

Electronic payment deals hit N50.3tn in five months

FG seeks World Banks assistance for out-of-school children

Ondo Assembly suspends deputy speaker


Firm Offers N20m Scholarship to Varsity Students

CACOVID Donates N1.4bn Medical Equipment to Boost COVID-19 Testing

CPN to Address 5G Misgivings, Perceived Health Challenges

Ondo Assemblys Deputy Speaker Suspended over Deputy Govs Removal

PDP Demands Magus Prosecution over Allegation of Corruption

Lawyer Withdraws Suit against NSIA, National Assembly, Others

UK Nominates Fox for WTO DG


Rivers APC: Promoters of violence should face the law ‘Abe

Rivers APC crisis: Appeal Court fixes July 16 to hear Ogbobula’s suit

We’re committed to deepening democracy ‘ Wike

2023 polls: Group writes Lawan on speedy passage of electoral reforms bill

Over 600 firms jostle for 57 marginal fields

FIRS extends tax debt payment deadline

NEPZA boss warns against violation of financial regulations

WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala to face 5 candidates as nominations close

COVID-19: AfDB, WTO, others partner on SME funding

FG releases National Standardisation Strategy 2020’2022

Assets Microfinance Bank records 150% growth in loan portfolio

COVID-19: African continent could lose $189bn of GDP in 2020

Impeachment: Ondo Assembly suspends deputy speaker, 2 others

Insecurity: Nigerian Army graduates 1,151 special forces

Federal Character Commission to audit MDAs nominal rolls

Stakeholders want CBN, NCDMB, BoI to probe investments at LADOL

Presidency: Igbo enemies of themselves Arthur Eze


US infections top three million as Trump pushes schools reopening

Four airlines off to good start, record 70% load factor

Government woos World Bank over uneducated kids

Buhari replaces two ambassadorial nominees as FCT protests exclusion

NYSC and the relevance question amid COVID-19 pandemic

Masari wasted N52.6b from security escrow account, bizman tells EFCC

Nigeria strategizes to regulate bid rounds as 600 firms jostle for 57 marginal fields

Don’t force monarchs to endorse zoning in Anambra, group tells Obiano

Couple arrested for maltreating granddaughter over witchcraft allegation

Experts seek value addition in agric, mineral resources to boost exports

Global job losses may get worse over poor support

Managing Nigeria’s resources for growth and development

Time for National Road Fund, Highways Authority

Of conspiracy theories and COVID-19 – Part 3

Delta intensifies ‘war’ on violators of COVID-19 protocols, unveils more mobile courts

40% poorest countries fail to support learners during COVID-19 crisis

Imo relaxes lockdown of markets, approves soft loans for traders

Finidi George reveals why he is scared of coaching Nigerian clubs

PDP seeks immediate prosecution of Magu

FG to WAEC: We’ll not reopen our schools in spite of timetable release

Court refuses to grant Okorocha’s plea to stop EFCC, Imo panel from probing him

Group seeks stakeholder engagement in implementation of new broadcast code

Reps begin power sector gridlocks investigations

CPN claims 5G technology is safe, viable for economic growth

Foreign Ministry needs more funding to be more responsive ‘ Onyeama

US Supreme Court to rule in Trump finances cases

Trespass: Court orders NAF to pay N5m general damages


Witness in Trump’s impeachment retires from military amid pressure

Police arrest woman, 73, for allegedly killing 83-yr-old husband in Abia

13 soldiers, 17 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists killed in Borno attacks

FG kick-starts 2021 budgetary process

APC Crisis: Withdraw court cases, explore our constitution, Buni’s C’ttee charges members

Gunmen kidnap ex-customary court judge in Abia

GENCOs, DISCOs have failed Nigerians ‘ Reps

Herdsmen attack: ASETU calls for anti-open grazing law

US suggests model transportation action plan to ease gridlock in Lagos

Osinbajo never received N4billion from Magu ‘ Akande

COVID-19: WAEC can’t determine resumption date ‘ FG

COVID-19: NUC engages foreign-based Nigerian scientists on biomedical research

Judge transfers suit seeking to nullify APC NEC meeting

Fears in Ondo, as doctors forcefully discharge COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 invasion of Government Houses

ONDO 2020: Why power of incumbency won’t help Akeredolu ‘ Kekemeke

Wike to Ganduje: We will ‘chop your money’, you into coma in Edo

Race for Anambra 2021, the players and the reality

Ondo 2020: Steer clear from Ondo politics, APC faction warns Fayemi

COVID-19: FG, AIG, NESG to fund incidence, response tracker

COVID-19: We’re impressed with C-River’s response ‘ FG

COVID-19: Call Kogi, Cross River governors to order, NMA urges Buhari

COVID-19 testing: FG is shifting responsibility to citizens ‘ NMA

COVID-19: Nigeria is 2nd most affected in Africa, 50th globally

212,326 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in a day ‘ WHO

Anxiety at rudderless EFCC over Magu’s successor

FG to WAEC: We’ll not reopen our schools in spite of timetable release

Fraud: Magu must be prosecuted ‘ PDP

Magu: ANEEJ calls for fair hearing in all allegations raised

COVID-19: Wike dismisses Perm Sec for flouting containment protocol

Escravos oil threats: Okowa advises Ijaw/Itsekiri to sustain win-win option

Court declines to stop probe of ex-Gov, Okorocha by EFCC, Imo state Govt

NNPC donates N21B to fight COVID-19, GGM reveals

Hushpuppi: More Nigerians doing positive things than negative abroad ‘ Onyeama

Insecurity: NSCDC boss tasks Private Security Guards on intelligence gathering

BREAKING: WAEC can’t determine when schools will reopen ‘ FG


Threat Of Coronavirus Overwhelming Africa’s Fragile Health System ‘ WHO

Why Schools Should Not Reopen Now ‘ Abe

Failure To Include Questions For Determination In Originating Summons Can’t Stop Parties From Being Heard

Troops Kill 17 Boko Haram Terrorists Along Damboa-Maiduguri Road

Investment Promotion: NEPZA Seeks Collaboration With NIPC

As CACOVID Intensifies Efforts In Fight Against COVID-19

FG Flags Off Distribution Of Subsidised Fertilisers In 11 States

Maritime Agencies Plan 24hrs Ports Operations Next Year

Reps Debunk Report Of Outbreak Of COV’D-19 In NASS

Kebbi Vigilantes Kill District Head, As Police Arrest Bandit, Chadian In Katsina

FG Seeks World Bank’s Assistance For Out-of-school Children

Ondo Assembly Suspends 2 Pro-Ajayi Lawmakers, Majority Leader Resigns

Osinbajo Denies Receiving N4bn From Magu

Nigerians Divided Over Existence Of COVID-19

NEMA Inaugurates C’ttee On 2020 Flood

Edo Teachers Hail Obaseki’s Investment In Education, Reaffirm Support For Governor’s Reelection

Adesina, Most Successful AfDB’s President, Onyeama Says

My Father Handed Over Money Sen. Sani Returned To EFCC As Exhibit’, Witness Tells Court

Reps Debunks Reports Of Outbreak Of COV’D-19 In NASS


Police arrest herbalist, others linked to Ibadan killings

Umar assumes duty as EFCC acting boss

Scientists say moringa oleifera prevents cataract formation

Concerns rise over poor knowledge of pregnancy-induced diabetes

What Nigerians must know about bubonic plague ‘Experts

Hard currencies found in my house are gifts, ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu, tells court

FG seeks World Bank support to reduce out-of-school children

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 30,249 as NCDC confirms 460 new infections

VP Osinbajo denies receiving N4billion from Magu

COVID-19: 50 lawmakers not positive, Reps spokesman says

COVID-19: No WAEC for Nigerian students now ‘ FG

13,561 accessed sexual, reproductive health information amid COVID-19 in Oyo

Club for restructured Nigeria welcomes Obasanjo: SNC before 2023 elections

COVID-19 delaying take-off of NIMASA Deep Blue Project ‘ Jamoh

78 seafarers kidnapped off West Africa waters in 2020 H1

FEC okays N25b augmentation for Enugu-Port Harcourt highway contract

Pump price hike: S/West IPMAN shelves proposed strike till after Sallah


Sokoto records 16 deaths, discharges over 120

How we recorded Sani begging my father, by witness

Two soldiers dead as troops kill 17 insurgents in Borno

Hushpuppi: More Nigerians doing positive things than negative abroad, says minister

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria hits more than 30,000 with 460 new cases

Court declines Okorochas request to stop probe by EFCC, Imo panel

COVID-19: Fed Govt pulls JSS 3, SSS 3 pupils out of WASSCE

Africas COVID-19 death toll surpasses Ebola fatality, says WHO

FEC approves N109.189b for road projects

Low passenger traffic as flights resume in Lagos, Abuja

Eight countries jostle for WTO top job

FIRS extends tax debt payments to August 31

Customs impounds goods worth N1.2 billion


Ray Ekpu joins Daily Times as Editorial Board adviser

$9.8bn is gift from friends, says Yakubu

Reps commence power sector probe, seek better service delivery

Nigerians cant be stereotyped as fraudsters following Hushpuppis arrest

Flight operations commence as FAAN tightens security

COVID-19 could lead to brain damages New study

Just In: Explosion kills 7 at NNPC facility

Just in: FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma replaces suspended Ibrahim Magu

A/Ibom APC frowns at Buharis appointment of unknown envoy, says such discouraging loyalty

Court refuses to grant Okorochas plea to stop EFCC, Imo panel from probing him

COVID-19: FAAN MD, Yadudu lauds passengers patronage

FIRS further extends tax debt payments to August 31st

Chibok Community Accuses Buhari Of Abandoning Project

Magus probe is a question mark on EFCC- Falana


Rivers Violence: Abe Calls For Arrest Of Amaechi, His Supporters

CAN Lauds Buhari Over Dissolution Of APC NWC

FIRS Extends Tax Debt Payments To August 31

PDP Lacks Tact, Strategy, Resorts To Excuses, Mudslinging ‘ Ize-Iyamu

Nasarawa Bye-Election: Wear Your Face Masks, Or Risk Disenfranchisement ‘ INEC

No Oil Facility Will Be Shut Down In Gbaramatu Kingdom ‘ NDLF


Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 30,000

$9.7m, 74,000 found in my house are gifts ‘ Ex-NNPC GMD

Apathy as domestic flights resume in Lagos, Abuja

EFCC chair: Magu goes the way of predecessors

COVID-19: FG halts schools’ resumption, stops WASCE

Reps grill ICPC boss over purchase of used vehicles

Seven oil workers die as explosion rocks NNPC facility

U.S. Consulate, stakeholders proffer solutions to Lagos gridlock


COVID-19 reaches 500, 000 cases in Africa, claims 11, 959 lives

NSCDC is your sole regulator ‘ Commandant tells private guard practitioners

Subsidy on PMS benefits rich not poor Nigerians

Edo: South-south Forum calls for vigilance ahead 2023

Only 950 000 of 1.8 million children with HIV received treatment in 2019 ‘ Report

Rev Pam resumes as NCPC boss sues for unity, dedication

Troops kill 17 BHT/ISWAP fighters along Damboa-Maiduguri road

Military air strike kills several BHT/ISAWP members, destroy gun truck

Coronavirus: Reps adjourn plenary as over 50 lawmakers test positive


Schools’ resumption: Mixed reactions as FG reverses self, dashes hope of WASC candidates

Buratai troops: You’re better equipped, trained than insurgents, bandits

Breaking: Over 3 million Coronavirus cases hit US, more than 161,000 dead

CAF Women’s Champions league ‘ll promote female football ‘ Ajibade

Super Falcons goalie, Oluehi joins Spanish side

How 7 perished in explosion at NPDC’s Benin River Valve Station ‘ NNPC

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