Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 29 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Facebook, Twitter delete videos of US doctor claiming COVID-19 cure

AfDB: Independent panel clears Adesina of wrongdoing

Appeal Court affirms Adeyemis election as Kogi West senator

FG to train Nigerians in gold jewellery production

Presidency should be based on competence, not turn-by-turn Buharis nephew

Naira plunges to N472/$ as forex scarcity worsens

Power crisis deepens, NBET fails to pay Gencos N181.39bn

NNPC in $1.5bn oil-for-loan deal with traders

Recognise pharmacies as care centres, PSN tells govt

Netherlands, Switzerland to repatriate $200m Malabu deal cash AGF

Lawmakers raise the alarm over Chinese loans

Poor landing technique caused Osinbajo helicopter crash AIB

Reps summon Emefiele, PenCom boss, others over N300bn funds

We saved N21bn through IPPIS, says FG

Weve learnt to strengthen our health system, says Ehanire

Experts condemn rent duty, say COVID-19 hardship biting

FG pays N9.2bn premium to 13 insurance firms

COVID-19 making access to finance difficult LCCI

Banks squeezed as CBN shores up naira

Equity market lose N70bn, sell-off persists

Senator to sue Akpabio over NDDC contract scam

Alleged car diversion: Court orders arrest of ex-NASS clerk, Omolori

Southern Kaduna people may resort to self-help, says CAN

COVID-19 hazard allowance: 33 states fail to pay as 854 doctors, nurses test positive

Ozekhome meets Salami panel, testifies against Magu, submits videos

Nigerian students now beggars in UK, Dabiri-Erewa tells NDDC

Sokoto mob kill Nigerien supplying ammunition to bandits

Cop killed as troops repel herdsmen attack on Plateau farmers

Anti-graft war not waning despite NDDC, EFCC revelations FG

Stop approving loans for Buhari, CISLAC tells National Assembly

567,000 Ogun residents suffering from Hepatitis B, says govt

FG recovered over N800bn looted fund, says Lai Mohammed

Third Mainland Bridge repairs should have been done during lockdown Motorists

2023: Vote most qualified candidate, says Mamman Daura

Dare us if you feel anti-corruption war is waning FG


CBN Disburses N635bn to 608 Projects in Agric Credit Scheme

Three Years of Reforms to Deliver Affordable Housing Plan for Nigerians

APC Caretaker Committee on Track, Says Buhari

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

Microfinance Banks Seek N250bn to Support MSMEs

Strengthening Domestic Production through Import Substitution


State Director, Obaseki/Shaibu Movement, 2 others join Ize-Iyamu

Those resigning from Obaseki’s govt’re moles ‘Emiohe, PDP chieftain

Buhari determined to win war against corruption ‘Larry Esin

FG seizes Osimhen, Chukwueze’s international passports

Nigeria won’t beg Saka to play for Super Eagles ‘Pinnick

Nigeria missing in $400bn global seaborne trade

Nigeria selling power to ECOWAS to stop damming of River Niger ‘Presidency

Fitch predicts 20% profit drop for Nigerian banks as measures to save naira take toll

Landlords not assigned to collect stamp duty ‘FIRS

Wharf rats vandalise imported vehicles at ports

Shippers Council to sanction operators over arbitrary charges

Why Osinbajos chopper crashed AIB

NASS, IMC crisis disgraceful Ijaw youths

Ebonyi: Kidnappers forced my brother to have sex with me inside the bush Chioma, victim

174 public servants test positive for COVID-19 in Plateau

South West traders urge Sanwo-Olu to restructure ASPMDA committee

NDDC: Senator Anyanwu threatens legal action

Pay stranded students tuition fees abroad, NiDCOM tells commission

No sacred cows in EFCC, NDDC, NSITF graft probe FG

Between ethnic profiling and profile of a criminal

Ondo: Aspirants laud Ugwuanyis credible process that threw up Jegede

Kim Kardashian reunites with Kanye West amid tears

FG spends N15.8bn on hazard allowances Ngige


Many feared dead as explosion wreaks havoc in Lagos

Oyo Assembly reduces state’s budget by N39b, passes it into law

One dies, many injured in Kano petrol explosion

Medical directors fault Stella’s claim on COVID-19 cure

Pro-chancellors urge FG to reopen private varsities

Pastors to begin fresh 26-year imprisonment after serving 17-year term

Lagos government plans N10b aqua centre to boost fish production

AfriSAFE announces $1,000 COVID-19 young innovation award prize

Confusion over Anambra FA leadership as NFF disowns elections

Equities record largest fall in three weeks, as investors lose N70b

AfCFTA could boost Nigeria, others’ income by $450 billion

AfDB approves $27 million to boost AU’s COVID-19 response initiative

NIMASA, Customs to check abuse of temporary import permit

New trade restrictions worth $423.1 billion, says WTO

FG tasks states, MDAs on data management

Smartphone makers face dwindling demand

Nigerian airports record N44 billion loss in 3 years

SMEs urged to leverage tech to reduce COVID-19 impact

Outrage over stamp duty charges in real estate sector

Lagos PDP, George fault closure of Third Mainland Bridge

SON secures conviction of businessmen over engine oil adulteration

CBN, banks tasked on good policies to sustain ePayment post-COVID-19

EU to review fintechs regulation over wirecard scandal

Another conjoined twins successfully separated at FMC Keffi

Buratai restates commitment to peace keeping operations, internal security

Corruption: Capt Hosa Okunbo deny business dealings with Diezani

Corruption allegations against NDDC not new,’ says Lai Mohammed

FG moves to end crude oil ownership crisis in Bauchi-Gombe boundaries

Pay stranded students tuition fees abroad, NiDCOM tells NDDC


Re-election: Trump shares videos of Nigerian doctor claiming ‘You don’t need masks, there is a cure for COVID-19

Senate summons Finance Minister, Accountant General over variations in cost of contracts

Two suspected cultists arrested while on revenge mission in Imo

Stop further approval of loans to FG, Civil Society Groups tell NASS

PIB: FG cautioned against emphasising increased revenue in new oil law

NIDCOM appeals to NDDC to pay stranded Nigerian students in UK

National theatre to be revamped with creative hubs, in 22 months ‘ Lai Mohammed

It’s in our interest to strengthen Gulf of Guinea Commission, says Buhari

Unpaid Pension: Four retirees slump during protest in Imo

Malabu Oil: Nigeria expecting $200m from The Netherlands, Switzerland ‘ Malami

Plateau govt. bans Eid prayers as COVID-19 cases spike

Buhari hails AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina on clearance by Independent Panel

Edo 2020: Obaseki’s aides resign, councillors pledge support for Ize-Iyamu

Edo 2020: Aides resignation will not affect Obaseki’s victory ‘ PDP chieftain

Ogun PDP elects exco, vows to wrestle power from APC in 2023

Kogi West Senatorial Dispute: Court dismisses Melaye’s appeal, upholds Adeyemi’s victory

Reps to include 35% political offices for women in 1999 constitution

CUPP rebrands, sets up special committee ahead of 2023

3rd Mainland Bridge: NIWA deploys 40 floating jetties

Customs agents seek NPA’s intervention on safety issues at terminals

NIMASA gives IOCs, others 30 days ultimatum to remit stevedoring charges

Maritime Debt: AMCON takes over vessels, shipping firms, tank farms, others

Google will maintain ‘work from home’ for at least another year

50 Cent apologizes to Megan Thee Stallion for mocking shooting

How we’re working to reduce hepatitis B in children ‘ FG

Spread of Hepatitis B in children under 5, lowest in decades ‘ WHO

Social Media delete videos of Nigerian-US based doctor making COVID-19 cure claims

Two sentenced to death over murder of Enugu Lawyer

Father bags 20 years imprisonment for testing daughter’s virginity

NDDC Contracts: Reps flay Akpabio’s letter to Gbajabiamila

Oyo Assembly okays reduction of 2020 Appropriation from N213bn to N174bn

Eid-el-Kabir: Oyo CP allays fears over celebration

PDP drags Ganduje to court over alleged allocation of public properties to individuals

Buhari rejoices as panel confirms AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina innocence

Attacks on me over NBC Code ammendments, baseless ‘ Lai Mohammed

People’s choice important than govt recognition, suspended Anambra monarch dares govt


Former UK PM Endorses Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Job

AIB Releases Reports Of Osinbajo’s Aircraft Accident, 3 Others

NDDC: Ijaw Youths Condemn IMC, NASS Squabble

Uzodimma Dissolves Imo Traditional Council

Accept FG’s Dialogue Offer, Delta Govt Appeals To Host Communities

Southern Kaduna: NOSCEF, SKCLA Flay FG, Kaduna Govt Over Comments

Eid-el- Kabir: FG Declares Thursday, Friday Public Holidays

Monarch, Youths Decry Abandoned Projects By NDDC

US Warns About Life-threatening Hand Sanitisers

No Indication New Coronavirus Is Seasonal ‘WHO

COVID-19: UK PM Warns Of Second Wave In Europe

Turn-by-turn’ Presidency Not Working ‘ Mamman Daura

Anti-corruption War No Respecter Of Personality, Party Affiliation’ FG

IDF Frowns at Agip Oil’s insensitivity towards Ikebiri Kingdom in Bayelsa

N60m Fraud: Court Jails Niger Delta Ministry Director

1.4m People Die Every Year Of Hepatitis Globally ‘ Commissioner

Edo 2020: N5.1bn Urhonigbe Rubber Estate Creates Over 200 Jobs

Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu’s Promise To Create Jobs Excites Edo Youth

CUPP Seeks Court Order To Stop PMB From Extending Tenure Of Service Chiefs


NNPC in $1.5bn oil prepay deal with two world oil traders

Reps summon CBN, PENCOM, others over N300bn misappropriated funds

Southern Kaduna crisis not ethnic cleansing ‘ Commander

Killings: Southern Kaduna elders want Buhari to nudge El-Rufai to action

COVID-19: FG must reopen private universities to save economy from collapse ‘ CPCPU

Edo/Ondo primaries: Buhari commends APC leadership at virtual meeting

How the Covid-19 Pandemic Has Helped Online Gaming in Nigeria

Global gas flaring jumps to levels last seen in 2009

Shell boosts domestic gas distribution in Nigeria, increases capacity by 150%

Nigeria records 624 new COVID-19 cases, total now 41,804

Investors lose N7bn as equities market reverses previous day gain

BREAKING: Ex-Pension boss, Maina, released from Kuje Prison

COVID-19: 58 health workers, 924 others tested positive in Plateau ‘ Lalong


VC lists financial opportunities in Coronavirus disruptions

Ondo fixes August 22 for council polls

Osun Assembly confirms Amotekun board chair, commander

APC women demand deputy governor slot

INEC urges voters to vet nominated candidates

Massive floods coming to Lagos, others, agency warns

Why Osinbajos helicopter crashed, by AIB

Buhari, Obi excited as Adesina is cleared of ethical misconduct

Lagos okays N10b for fish centre

Why Nigeria exports electricity to Benin, Niger, by Presidency

NNPC strikes $1.5b prepay oil deal with Vitol, Matrix

CRR: CBN holds N900b customers deposits with banks

Foreign trade knowledge vital to exporters, importers, says Sterling Bank

My life in danger, US-based doctor cries out

Police allays fears over possible attack on Kano

INEC to Ondo voters: vet nominated candidates

Anti-graft war yields about $63.5b in one year Malami

Southern Kaduna crisis not ethnic cleansing Commander

Why aging infrastructure should be maintained Fashola

Senate summons Ahmed, Fashola, AGF over N2.7tr FGs legacy road projects

Annual vacation: Federal High Court releases new practice directions

NSCDC uncovers stolen diesel concealed in bags of salt


IGP orders enforcement of curfew in Southern Kaduna

Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays

Buhari challenged Malian political leaders to embrace peace

Covid-19: FG extends second phase of eased lockdown

Some Prominent Nigerians Are Trying to Destabilize Nigeria, DSS warns

FG to review employment status of N-Power Beneficiaries who requested for N600k grant

Nigeria is safer now than 5 years ago Buratai

Nwaoboshi reacts to Akpabios list, says allegation is only a blackmail

5 Reasons Buhari May Have Omitted Obasanjos Name In Train Station Honour Role

N800bn looted funds have been recovered so far Lai Mohammed

Boko Haram/ISWAP reportedly executes its 3 top commanders

Mamman Daura clears air on relationship with Buhari

IAfDB probe: Independent panel dismisses corruption charges against Akinwumi Adesina


How Osun ‘nurtures’ health complications for women in the face of COVID-19

Benue announces resumption of school

Hepatitis kills 300 people daily in Africa ‘ WHO

AfDB crisis: Review panel clears Adesina of wrongdoing

Gold mining initiative to fetch Nigeria N261.9bn yearly

Risk association wants stronger corporate governance

Indomie unveils app on Google playstore

Minister receives National Sports Industry Policy draft

2019 governorship: PRP candidate in Kano, Takai, joins APC

COVID-19: Cross River proposes over 80% budget cut

Lagos to introduce insurance cover on properties

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

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


Due process, prudence remain our watchword, says Sanwo-Olu

COVID 19: Zamfara Assembly invites budget commissioner

Anambra community begs Obiano over 1 Km road under construction for 15 years

Post Covid-19: Industrialization key to revamp nations economy Minister

Apugo urges collaboration with APC to liberate Abia from PDP misrule

Anambra FA: Ubah promises revolution, Arthur Eze backs exco with N10M


Nigerian banks face biggest revenue drop since 2016

Covid-19 protocols up-beat as Abuja-Kaduna passenger train services resume today

Stallion Group, Bajaj aligns for tricycle market dominance

Life annuity threatened as insurers take caution on new deals over falling rates, low RoI

Recovery 107: Solving the challenge of financing digitisation of SMEs in Nigeria

Coast clears for Adesina to return as AfDB president in August


Ize-Iyamu Gets Boost As Obaseki’s Ward Councilor, Six Others Endorse Him

Estate Surveyors May Sue FIRS Over New Stamp Duty Regime

A/Ibom Govt Alerts Residents On Flooding, Advises On Relocation

SSANIP Vows To Resist Reopening Of Polytechnics Unless

Eid-El-Kabir: NURTW President Felicitates Buhari, Nigerians

Obi Onitsha Commends CA-COVID’s Efforts At Curbing Pandemic

Halt Sales Of Oil Wells Worth $25bn, Anti-Corruption Group Tells Buhari


Ondo guber: INEC to publish particulars of 17 candidates Friday

Coronavirus may affect property market in Nigeria- ESV.Ugorji

Analyzing implications of Nigeria’s health budget cut

Unsafe abortion, a major contribution to Nigeria’s high level of maternal deaths, says Ipas

PDP National Campaign demands apologies from APC, Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu over Benin attack

Crisis hits Ondo PDP as 6 aspirants dump Jegede

Ondo guber: INEC to publish particulars of 17 candidates Friday

Coronavirus may affect property market in Nigeria- ESV.Ugorji

Analyzing implications of Nigeria’s health budget cut


At CBAAC lecture, reflections on culture of silence, sexual violence

FCC: Non-adherence to federal character affecting Buhari’s vision of national unity

Ondo guber: APC, PDP, 15 others beat INEC deadline

Edo: Obaseki’s campaign director, 2 others resign

Alleged N5.2m fraud: COVID-19 stalls trial of Benue deputy speaker, clerk

58 Plateau doctors, nurses, pharmacists, others test positive for COVID-19

Senate accuses bank of defrauding NITEL, MTEL


AfDB panel’s verdict clears coast for Adesina’s second term

NDDC probe: Akpabio’s list exonerates 9th House ‘ Reps

New pot of soup to investors, Nigeria’s gold mining initiative

Olympics: Marathon, Race walk qualification can begin in September

Buhari hails AfDB president, Akinwunmi Adesina, on clearance by independent panel

Ondo: PDP, APC, 15 other political parties beat deadline for governorship election


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