Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 27 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Iran says medics exhausted in battle against coronavirus

Udom vows to support candidate with Akwa Ibom’s genuine interest in 2023

Again, Ndigbo insist on 2023 presidency, restructuring of Nigeria

AD ex-guber candidate threatens to sue Makinde over N100 billion bond

South East governors to unveil zone’s security outfit soon

Agencies, governors attribute mass flood to refuse dump, blocked drainages

Two fleeing Ogun highway robbers nabbed in Lokoja

Motorists lament unruly police officer damaging vehicles at Berger Junction

Plant trees to save lives, preserve earth, Nigerians urged

Laloko urges NFF to end confusion on NPFL’s PPG system

Dangote Cement rakes in N162.9 billion profits in six months

Experts task firms on cyber security amid rising digital risks

Investors’ wealth rise marginally by 0.5% amid slow recovery, rising pandemic

CAC adopts electronic distribution of company certificates

Nigeria, 26 others head for food crises

Lagos PDP seeks probe of state’s daily spending on COVID-19 patients

We’re ready to operate Abuja/Kaduna line, says NRC

States’ curious bid to take over DISCOs

Calabar-Itu highway: FG decries erection of illegal structures


APC straw that broke Buharis camel back

Party chieftains lobby to be Akeredolu, Jegedes running mates

I sold bad product to Edo people in 2016 -Oshiomhole

N141bn embezzlement: Okorochas aide faults report indicting ex-gov, Ihedioha

PDP, APC trade words over Edo violence

14 airports now open to domestic flights -FG

NNPC officials stole 48 million barrels of oil -Firm

Akwa Ibom leaders group backs Igbo Presidency, wants restructuring

Nigeria exports $81.48bn electricity on credit as countrys blackout persists

IPAC demands review of N18bn road repair fund

TUC rejects stamp duty on house rent

Expert seeks regular review of town planning schemes

Facility managers laud FGs handover of National Theatre

COVID-19 affecting Nigerians ability to pay taxes Osinbajo

Modular bitumen exploitation commences in Ondo

Equity market halts downturn with N73bn gain

FG spent N292.38bn on pension, gratuities in 2019 CBN

Anger as Lagos marks 400 Ogun houses for demolition

Jonathan, not Buhari, signed Azura power deal -FG

Islamic leaders knock govs over plans to resume Almajirai evacuation

Ex-banker facing $153m Diezani loot trial testifies against Magu

Akpabio names lawmakers on NDDC contracts list

Bauchi outsources salaries to consultants, mismanages resources Dogara

NDDC: Reps summon Pondei, Nunieh, Alaibe, others

Govs, others commiserate with AbdulRazaq over fathers death

Two arrested in Nasarawa for selling 774,000-job forms

Avoid large gatherings in cities, NSCIA warns Muslims

Release fund for eastern rail line, South-East govs urge FG

Bring Southern Kaduna killers to justice, SMBF tells Buhari

COVID-19 exposed Nigerias failed leadership- Peter Obi

Ikoyi registry suspends 4,000 weddings over COVID-19

Eid-el-Kabir: FRSC deploys 1,653 personnel, drones in Kaduna

SERAP demands reports of corruption probes by NASS

Review of past govts policies not political vendetta, says Oyetolas aide

COVID-19: Delta FMC doctors begin strike Monday

Police arrest two Ogun robbers in Lokoja


IFC Offers Access Bank $50m for On-lending to SMEs

$14m Debt: Court to Hear Sahara Group, Ecobank Settlement Report

N100bn Bond: Makinde Accuses Adelabu of Playing Cheap Politics

Mali Trip: Visit Katsina, Kaduna, Borno, Others Now, PDP Challeges Buhari

Edo Guber: PDP Plans to Unleash Violence, Says APC

Dogara Accuses Bauchi Gov of Mismanagement of States Resources

Edo Guber Election: Ize-Iyamu Receives Blessings of Enigies in Benin Kingdom

Okunbo Distances Self from Attack on PDP Govs Near Oba…

Covid-19: Obiano Threatens to Arrest Anambra FA Leaders over Planned Election


Igbo presidency key to peace in Nigeria ‘Umeh

Buhari should visit Kaduna, demands PDP

APC, PDP trade blames over clash at Oba’s palace

I’ll change Edo narratives if elected ‘Oboh, ADC candidate

I sold a bad product to Edo people in 2016′-Oshiomhole

I dumped the PDP because of bad governance of Governor Bala Mohammed, Dogara

Managing Naira’s exchange rate conundrum through economic diversification

FG gets nod to auction 10 marginal oil fields

TUC rejects FIRS 6% Stamp Duty on rent

NASC laments IOCs’ take-over of stevedoring jobs meant for locals

Clamour for intl flights heightens as 14 airports come alive

Court adjourns National Theatre concession suit till October 29

10 killed in fresh Southern Kaduna attacks


US Congress to question Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google on Wednesday

Buratai visits, dines with wounded officers in Kaduna hospital

Evacuation: 35 Nigerians arrive Nnamdi Azikwie Airport from France

South-East Gov forum directs compulsory COVID-19 tests on teachers

Nigeria still records huge losses from unsafe abortions ‘Ipas

Lagos to set up e-commerce hub to create export opportunities for agric-prenuers

Delta Rep Member says never believed Pondei’s slumping was genuine

NEMA assesses damage caused by flooding in Gwagwalada, Giri

CSO condemns alleged arrest, harassment of journalist, Usman on refusal to reveal source

Ajaokuta Steel Coy technology not obsolete, ‘ll last 100 years ‘ Abdul-Akaba

Only 6 states viable, as Katsina made N8bn but got N136bn federal allocation

Edo 2020: I honestly regret supporting Obaseki in 2016 ‘ Oshiomhole

Recovered Loot: How Buhari rewarded panelists who indicted Magu with top FG jobs

N6.4trn ERGP expenditure fails to meet set targets

Banks’ borrowings from CBN up 75 % to N1.8 trn in Q1’20

FGN not learning from its mistakes

COVID-19: UK, Ford Motors, Airbus commend Nigerian over ventilator tech

Forex scarcity, rising Covid-19 cases mar equity market recovery

School resumption: FG, states meet next Monday to discuss modalities

80,000 Nigerians held as sex slaves abroad ‘ Reps

Two dead, as container-laden truck falls on bus in Lagos

Coronavirus’ just the beginning of end time woes ‘ Bishop Oyedepo

Insecurity: Continuous retaining of service chiefs posed disaster for Nigeria ‘ Junaid

I won’t fold my arms any longer, says Magu

l want to go back to school, Regent cries out to Akeredolu

Defection: Dogara lists reasons for resigning from PDP, accuses Bauchi gov of derailing from plan

Northern killings may spread to other parts of the country if’ ‘ MBF


Need To Restructure The Digital Identity Project

We Can’t Reverse Title Conferred On Fani-Kayode ‘ Shinkafi Emirate

Niger Govt Commiserates With Victims Of Boat Mishap, Flood

Vacuum In Amnesty Office Causing Civil Disobedience ‘ Reps Caucus

Killings: PDP Asks PMB To Visit Katsina, Kaduna, Borno, Others

Middlebelt Forum Urges Govt To Stop Southern Kaduna Killings

National Theatre: Investor Seeks Compliance With 2015 Concession Bid

EFCC Probe: I Won’t Keep Quiet When Facts Are Misrepresented ‘ Magu

Electricity: Nigeria Requires N9trn To Achieve 20,000mw

Despite COVID-19, Pension Fund Assets Hit N10.8trn

We’ll Enforce Quarantine Act In Edo, Ondo Gov’ship Polls ‘ INEC

External Reserves Dip 1.6% To $36bn As Naira Weakens

Dangote Cement Posts N162.9bn Pre-tax Profit In 6 Months

Niger Delta: FG To Unveil Nat’l Mangrove Restoration Project

FG’s Handover Of National Theatre To CBN Under Threat As Investors Demand Compliance With Earlier Concession Bid

South East Governors Commend PMB Over Second Niger Bridge, Enugu Airport

COVID-19: Govt Calls For Strict Adherence To Protocols As Edo Records Five New Deaths

COVID-19: British Cabinet Office Commends Nigerian For Mass Ventilator Production

Edo 2020: APC Knocks PDP, Says Party In ‘Do- or- Die’ Mode Over Guber Election

NHRC Flays Southern Kaduna Killing, Calls For Community Policing


Fracas at Oba Benin’s palace: Count me out ‘ Captain Okunbo

APC accuses Wike of being mastermind of Edo crisis

NDDC contracts: Niger Delta minister listed lawmakers involved ‘ NYCN

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 40,532 after 555 new infections

Port, rail integration will drive free trade in West Africa ‘NPA MD

N100bn Bond: Adelabu out to play cheap politics, says Makinde’s aide

Gunmen shoot dead 14-year-old at illegal mining site in Niger

2021 budget: Reps to compel MDAs to remit 80% operating surplus to Consolidated Revenue Account

60-year-old JAMB candidate wants to study pharmacy

Solve national security challenges, boost economy, stabilize polity, PDP tells Buhari


Firm begins modular exploitation of bitumen

Foundation, bank to end child sexual abuse

EFCC: DSS shifts probe to CCB

Southeast seeks integration into rail, gas projects

N75b youths fund will reduce restiveness, says minister

NDDC received N946. 91b allocation in 18 years

Operators divided over stamp duty on property

African Exchanges in $1.6b cross-border deals

Virus takes toll on cargo import volume

Southeast Govs wade into Anyim, Authur Eze rift

Im tired, Ondo female regent cries out

IGP faults ex-Emir Sanusis suit against banishment


Nigeria Will Be In Trouble It Cannot Get Out Of If State Police Is Established Yakassai

First case of COVID-19 reported in North Korea

First female seating tradition ruler to attend NYSC Camp

NDDC crisis: Presidency reveals when Buhari will act

Halt Implementation Of New Charges Minister To NIPOST

Abdulrasaqs Death Great Loss To Nigerian Progressives Community APC Govs

Nigerian-Born Lt.Victor Agunbiade Honoured For Managing Largest US Disbursement Of $45m

Native doctor swindles robbers of money made from robbing

Magus probe shows no allegation of corruption can be swept under the carpet in Buharis govt Malami

Relocate Repentant Boko Haram to Aso Rock Borno residents


Britain succumbs to US pressure to ban Huawei from 5G

A former PDP chairmanship aspirant defects to APC in Kuje

I find it easier to rob in Army uniform, says suspect

Regent sends SoS to Gov Akeredolu over delay in selecting successor

FCT agency cautions residents against driving during heavy rainfall

80,000 stranded Nigerians face sex slavery, forced labour, Rep alleges

5.5-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippines

1,775 babies delivered in OPM free hospitals

Nigeria still records huge losses from unsafe abortions

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 438 new cases as virus infection nears 40, 000

Despite COVID-19 pandemic plan to digitalize our operations on course

Despite equities market lull, investors gained N73bn

How to curb Nigeria, others’ rising illicit financial flows ‘ Experts

Dangote Cement posts N162.9bn profit in 6 months

Good policies will sustain adoption of electronic payment in post COVID-19

Scrapping PEF could push fuel products to N400 a litre, warns IPMAN

Truck drivers block Gombe major roads to protest taskforce extortion

14 airports now open for full operations ‘ FG

Citizens won’t pay for mega bank debtors


COVID-19 throws up new challenges on relevance of insurance to cushion business losses

At 60, my life’s journey and impatience for a transformed Nigeria

We collect 40,000 litres of milk a day from local farmers’FrieslandCampina MD

Okonoda: Fashionpreneur catering to needs of professional women

Money and why it makes Nigerians uncomfortable

Inefficiency, long dwell time, others make sea freight into Nigeria most expensive globally


Kaduna Killings: Sit Up, Stop Blame Game, Ojukwu Charges Security Agencies

Kano Ulamas Reject Castration As Punishment For Rape

Buhari Implementing Programmes To Put Issue Of Marginalization To Rest ‘ Idimogu

Edo 2020: Our Mission Is To Secure Edo’s Future ‘ Shaibu

Group Commends PDP NWC For Pardoning Elumelu, Others

Dogara’s Defection: No One Is Original In APC ‘ Lamido

Edo Pastor Seeks Protection Over Threat To Life


Rejigging Nigeria’s security architecture

$3.5bn suit: Firm’s motion collapses in court

Court orders NNPC to pay retirees’ entitlements

NNPC, national assets and economic saboteurs

We forced victim to have sex with us, her brother ‘Kidnapper

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu warns PDP against thuggery, violence

Edo 2020: Oshiomhole tenders apologies to Enigies over Obaseki


2020 Lagos City Marathon: 10km winners set to receive car prizes

N/West sports directors meet zonal coordinator on zoom

Bargain hunters bring back bulls, market gains N73.1bn

No going back on mailing, electronic policy- CAC insists

Agitations to scrap PEF’ll bring chaos to petroleum sector ‘ IPMAN

FG extends N-Power online application by two weeks


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