Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 28 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

PUNCH

US inaugurates experimental COVID-19 vaccine with 30,000 volunteers

Oshiomholes attack on Obaseki shows ex-gov is deceitful PDP

Reopen Funsho Williams murder probe, Bode George urges Buhari

Troops kill two suspected bandits, capture Nigerien arms supplier

Gunmen kill Kaduna lawyer, abduct wife, son

Nigeria digging for gold with no lessons learnt

Militancy can return to Niger Delta, Urhobo forum warns

Managing fatty liver disease through lifestyle modifications

FG establishes virtual academies, enrolls 33,000 Nigerians

Dont reopen varsities now, Chancellor tells FG

Banks non-performing loans now N1.2tn CBN

E-bills payment rises by 86%, reaches N444.16bn

Facebook Internet investmentsll add $19.6bn to Nigerias GDP Report

Naira Marley: FG unbans airline, international flights resumption under review

Power consumers groan as metering scheme suffers setback

Gombe gov signs N107bn revised budget

N651.77bn generated from VAT in six months NBS

Buhari names railway stations after Awolowo, Tinubu, others

$1.2bn Azura activation agreement signed by Buhari govt Document

Banks foreign assets rise 10.2% on naira adjustment

Equity market gains N186bn on blue-chip firms

23% of bank loans threatens industrys profitability Agusto & Co

21st Century explores prospects in $12.58bn conferencing market

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for defiling Ekiti six-year-old girl

NUT insists on PPE, others as SSS3 pupils resume Aug 4

DSS alleged planned subversion, threatens clampdown

EFCC arraigns firm, MD over $1.29m, N46m transactions

ECOWAS demands 31 Malian lawmakers resignation, unity govt

Kwankwaso loyalists tackle Ganduje over fresh N299bn Chinese loan

If you dont wear mask, youll be removed from train Amaechi

Revoke oil firms licence, Niger Delta ex-militant urges FG

Shortage of food, medicare hits Southern Kaduna over attacks

BREAKING: 2020 WASSCE begins Aug 17 FG

Ondo: Ill defeat PDP in my deputys LG, Akeredolu vows

COVID-19: Keeping borders shut not sustainable, says WHO

SGF, ministers absent as court hears case against Abba Kyaris funeral attendees

Oshiomhole turns prayer warrior, begs God to sack Obaseki

Killings: Food shortage hits Southern Kaduna communities

Niger to prosecute parents of children rescued from torture house

THISDAY

Nigeria Taps Opportunity in Undergrid Mini-grid to Boost Power Supply

Strengthening Domestic Production through Import Substitution

Nigerian Gets Commendation for Mass Ventilator Production

FG Inaugurates Smallholder Farmers Programme

NDDC Probe Reflects Nigerias Systemic Failure

Stamp Duty:Taxes on Property Transaction to Increase Over 23.5%,Bad for Economy, Say Real Estate Professionals

Osonuga: We Must Restructure Mortgage Industry to Address Housing Challenge

Third Mainland Bridge Available for Use at Peak Periods, Says FG

Presidential Ambition Responsible for Dogaras Defection, Says PDP BoT Chairman

My Deputy, Ajayi Has No Political Value, Says Akeredolu

Prioritise Reopening of Private Varsities, Afe Babalola Tells FG

Gunmen Kill Illegal Miner, Injure Five Others in Niger

Akpabio Fires Back, Lists Senators, House Members Awarded NDDC Contracts

APC, PDP Intensify Battle for Edo, Trade Words over Violence

14 Airports Now Open for Domestic Operations, Says Sirika

Report: Lagos’ IGR Surpassed 20 States Combined in 2019

Nigerias Diaspora Remittance Earnings Under Threat Okoroafor

SUN

Ondo guber: We’ll no longer tolerate PDP thuggery, violence ‘Akeredolu

Edo traditional rulers to hold prayer, fasting session for peaceful poll ‘Oba of Benin

PDP denounces use of thugs for settling political scores

PDP, APC responsible for Oba Palace violence ‘NCP

Future of Nigerian democracy bleak ‘Sani, PDP chieftain

NDDC: Senators in panic mode over internal probe

Wike approves rehabilitation of Amiesimaka stadium’s pitches

Minister, PTF to decide on Sports Festival

N651bn was generated as VAT in 2020, says NBS

Good policies will sustain adoption of electronic payment, post COVID-19 ‘ Elegbe

Scientist urges Nigerians to embrace rabbit production, consumption

Community police: Resign if you cant cope, Uzodimma tells Imo monarchs

Wearing face masks less cumbersome than being on ventilators NCDC DG

Mali crisis: ECOWAS leaders give 10 days ultimatum for Government of National Unity to be formed

ASUU berates Police over colleagues death

Cult war: 2 killed in Rivers

GUARDIAN

Fund seeks more private sector support to fight crimes in Lagos

Rivers set to rehabilitate Amiesimaka Stadium’s football pitches

I never dreamt I could own a car, 13-year-old winner of Lagos City Marathon confesses

NIPOST reviews operations of courier, logistics services

Electricity partners deploy mini grid power for rural community

Abuja hospital threatens to discharge ailing ex-Eagles player, Obiakor, over unpaid bills

Group urges Chinese bank, DMO, National Assembly to stop Ganduje’s N299b loan request

How Obiano sidelined churches in pilgrimage, sharing of palliatives, by CAN

How pandemic disrupts productivity growth, poverty reduction

Obasanjo excluded as Buhari names railway stations after prominent Nigerians

PDP BoT chair links Dogara’s defection to 2023 presidential ambition

DHQ warns politicians against inciting mutiny in military

Nigeria sets up committee on resumption of international flights

PTF warns against mass gatherings during Sallah celebrations

FG extends phase two of eased lockdown by one week

WHO to reexamine COVID-19 emergency status, six months on

VANGUARD

17 ships discharge petrol, other items at Lagos port

We use tyre jack as guns to scare victims ‘ Uber driver

Chronic hepatitis B infections drop ‘drastically’ among children ‘ WHO

COVID-19: Abuja-Kaduna Train Service: No Mask, No Entry ‘ Amaechi

Edo 2020: PDP calls for more security to avoid voter apathy

2023: Dogara’s Presidential ambition made him quit PDP ‘ Sen Jibrin

PDP senator who sacked 92 aides denies plan to join APC

Obaseki: Oshiomhole kneeling to beg for forgiveness amusing ‘ PDP

Defection: Bauchi PDP chieftain tells NASS leadership to declare Dogara’s seat vacant

Edo 2020: APC, PDP trade blames over supporters’ clash

Commercial banks write-off N1.9trn bad debts in 4yrs

VAT revenue rises 9% to N651.8bn in H1’20

FG approves appointments of insurance deputy commissioners

[UPDATED] FG reopens secondary schools August 4 for SS3 students

COVID-19: Hard hit school owners sell off properties

FG rejects Reps’ move to establish Cancer Registry

Critically ill COVID-19 patients at risk of cardiac arrest ‘ Dr Bayo Olufunwa

COVID-19: NMA worries over schools reopening

21 million Nigerians suffering from viral hepatitis infection ‘ Commission

Construction of AWA General Hospital, commitment to improving healthcare ‘ AKSG

Daughter of suspect who died in police custody petitions IGP

LEADERSHIP

Strike: FG, Resident Doctors Resolve Dispute

PMB Names Train Stations After Osinbajo, Tinubu, Saraki

NDDC Contracts: Senate Absolves Members

Some Prominent Persons Plotting To Destabilise Nigeria, DSS Alleges

Gov Bello Spends 5hrs Clearing Gridlock On Lokoja-Abuja Road

Death Toll In Niger Flood Rises To 13 As Search Team Recovers More Bodies

FG Rakes In N661.7bn VAT In H1 2020

Gov Bello Spends Over Five Hours Clearing Gridlock On Lokoja-Abuja Road

Major Oil Spills In Niger Delta Now Over 2000 ‘ Experts

Patriarch Of Okunbo’s Family Disown Alleged Cousin

FG Orders Secondary Schools To Reopen August 4th

Edo 2020: PDP Vow To Resist Alleged APC Threats, Intimidation

Herdsmen Kills Kennis Music Joel’s Father In Kaduna

60 Dead, Dozens Injured In Violence In Sudan’s Darfur

Ondo Senator Debunks Allegation Of Dumping PDP For APC

TRIBUNE

NDDC contract scam: Lawmakers reserve right to influence projects ‘ Senator Akinyelure

Military warns soldiers against mutiny

COVID-19: Nigeria records 648 new cases, total now 41,180

NDDC contracts: Reps, EFCC, army, police officers, APC chieftains, ex-governors, others listed as beneficiaries

DSS raises alarm over alleged plan to destabilize Nigeria

COVID-19: Ekiti Attorney General, cabinet members test positive

Dogara’s defection driven by Presidential ambition ‘ PDP BoT

WASSCE begins August 17, as FG reopens schools August 4

Traders express vote-of-confidence in Buhari’s fight against corruption

Over 5 million Nigerian youths apply for 400,000 N-Power jobs, says minister

Oba Palace Attack: We are not intimidated ‘ PDP

Dogara, a habitual defector, always on the move, Bauchi PDP Chairman declares

COVID-19: PTF extends phase two of eased lockdown by 1 week

Oyo IGR averages N2.3bn monthly, targeting N6.2bn ‘ Finance Commissioner

Third Mainland Bridge: LASTMA hails NURTW over free-flow of traffic

Traffic seamless on 3rd Mainland Bridge ‘ FRSC

NATION

Pandemic not slowing down, say Fed Govt, WHO

Health workers got N15.8b hazard pay in four months

CJN urged to probe transfer of Rivers APC cases from P/Harcourt to Abuja

DSS warns on plans to destabilise country

PTF: why we cant lock down high-risk Lagos councils

NMA kicks as govt asks exit class pupils to resume Aug 4

Afe Babalola petitions IG over suspects death in custody

COVID-19: Why we cant impose lockdown on 11 high-burden LGAs PTF

COVID-19: Were working with Aviation ministry to resume intl flights PTF

One killed, three injured as gas explodes in Lagos

DHQ warns officers, soldiers against mutiny, revolution

Mali crisis: ECOWAS recommends unity govt, parliamentary by-election

Supporters defy COVID-19 protocols to welcome Kalu home

Cab driver, three others held for armed robbery

FG names railway stations after Tinubu, Saraki, Soyinka, others

DAILY TIMES

Akpabio Finally Names Lawmakers on NDDC Contracts List

South south leaders back Igbo Presidency, restructuring

Yakubu Dogara has intentions to run for President in 2023 -Sen Jibrin makes revelation

Why Im ready to reply all allegations against me-Magu

BREAKING: FG orders resumption for Final year pupils ahead of WAEC

Teachers in South East to undergo compulsory COVID-19 tests before schools reopen

Restructuring is the Best Option for Nigeria Senate Judiciary Chair

Controversy: Shinkafi Emirate council speaks on Fani-Kayodes tittle

Why Nigerian Power Sector May Remain In Darkness

DAILY TRUST

You returned to APC to bury misdeeds, Bauchi gov tells Dogara

Edo gov’ship: PDP, APC bicker over N42bn security vote

APC forum deplores aggrieved members’ refusal to take Buhari’s order

Akeredolu appears before APC appeal panel as two aspirants file petitions

Ondo guber poll: Jegede’s emergence tears PDP apart

FG orders secondary schools to reopen as WASSCE starts August 17

Court orders IGP to halt Lugbe estate demolition

2 salesmen arraigned over N1.2m theft

2 women charged with stealing, illegal entry

Osun residents seek incorporation of eye health into PHCs

Herbalist, robbery suspects arrested for terrorizing Ogun community

No evidence ram tested positive for Covid-19 in northern Nigeria

Pneumonia leading cause of death in COVID-19 patients ‘ Expert

Board tasks dental technologists on COVID-19 safety protocols

COVID-19: Wearing face masks better than being on ventilators ‘ NCDC

COVID-19 hit Fayemi’s cabinet as commissioner, others test positive

CAC, lawyers’ face-off over certificate mailing policy escalates

Arewa youths urge Reps on passage of innovation agency bill

Nigeria can boost forex earnings through export of spices

COVID-19: C/River proposes over 80% budget cut

Market opens positive as investors gain N185bn

Ilorin, Ibadan, Akure airports may resume operations this week

2023: Buhari, Tinubu, govs, urged to resolve APC crises

Dogara returned to APC to achieve 2023 presidential ambition ‘ Sen. Jibrin

COVID-19: Nigeria witnessing its worst economic challenges in history ‘ Osinbajo

Edo gov’ship: APC, PDP trade blames over Oba’s palace clash

Azura plant: No investor can withdraw $1.2bn from foreign reserves ‘ Presidency official

As COVID-19 delays Dangote refinery: Oil import takes toll on earnings

BUSINESSDAY

Dangerous signs ahead of Edo gubernatorial election

Third Mainland Bridge closure: Helicopter shuttle services not sustainable ‘ experts

Nigerians to pay higher rents as FIRS demands 6% stamp duty from landlords, agents

Climate change: asset managers join forces with the eco-warriors

Government may have realised N4.4bn from oil bid round processing so far

Housing deficit: FG yet unconvinced, sets up survey committee to verify figures

Opportunity opens for home buyers as Lakeside Court enters property market

DAILY INDEPENDENT

VISA Announces Global Plans For Crypto Payments

Between Diri And Alaibe’s Half-Hearted Congratulatory Message

Buhari Approves Naming Of Train Stations After Osinbajo, Tinubu, Fashola, Awolowo, Others

NDDC Never Awarded Any Contract To Me- Senator Urhoghide

Health Sector’s Allocation Increases As Inuwa Signs 2020 Revised Budget

My Sentence In Prison Has Not Diminished My Desire To Serve- Kalu

Delay In Appointment Of New Oba For Ikejaland: Group Seeks Sanwo-Olu’s Intervention

PEOPLESDAILY

Senator Jibrin tasks Dogara to tell Nigerians real he left PDP for APC

We’ll not tolerate plans to destabilize Nigeria ‘ DSS warns mischief makers

Nigeria safer, more peaceful than 5 years ago ‘ Buratai

Court of Appeal Yola seeks retrial of convicted magistrate

PDP condemns attacks on leaders, govs in Benin

2023: Leave legacies of free, fair polls, PDP govs tell Buhari, INEC

NEW TELEGRAPH

Buhari must listen to Senate on service chiefs

COVID-19: Training, equipping PHC workers on prevention, control

College workers, govt at war over 11-month salary, status

Adeyemi College set for online matric for fresh students

Builders seek revival of Nigeria’s steel industry

Coronavirus ‘most severe health emergency’ WHO has faced

Hong Kong bans gatherings of more than two people after spike in COVID-19 cases

BLUEPRINT

NDDC contract scam goes messier’ Akpabio’s allegations lie from pit of hell ‘ Senate

Updated: WASSCE begins Aug 17, FG declares

2020: New head of house emerges at BBNaija lockdown show, Nengi hands over

FG reveals what will trigger international flights to resume

Nigeria still records huge fatalities from unsafe abortions ‘ Organisations

Edo poll: Arrest Ize-Iyamu, Kabaka over threats of violence ‘ PDP chieftain tells Police, DSS

Zulum signs N108. 8bn revised 2020 budget into law

SDP faction urges INEC to announce its preferred candidate

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