Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 30 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Do Not Plant, US Warns Citizens Receiving Strange Seedlings Mailed From China

COVID-19 Relief Funds: Keep Receipts Of Spending, IMF Advises

Zulum Escapes Death As Boko Haram Attacks Convoy

Edo 2020: Obaseki Has No Opponent ‘ Wike

Gov Emmanuel Appoints Udo Udoma Pro-chancellor Of A/Ibom Varsity

Ex-NDDC Commissioner Emerges Akeredolu’s Running Mate

COVID-19: Lagos Earmarks N1bn Bailout For Hospitality Sector

29 First-class Graduates Get Scholarships In Kaduna

COVID-19 Protocols: Delta Trains 5,697 Teachers

COVID-19: Ogun Reopens Schools, Worship Centres August 14

Gunmen Attack Village In Kogi, Kill 14

FG Suspends Wood Exportation

22-year-old Peace Needs Kidney Transplant

Trump Defends Unproven Drug, Hydroxychloroquine

NCC Explains Complaints Categories, Service Level Agreements Revision

COVID-19: Citizens Want el-Rufai To Probe Distribution Of Palliatives

Edo 2020: Obaseki Has No Opponent ‘ Wike

ADC Asks Lai Mohammed To Disclose Figure Of Relooted Funds

FG Fixes Date For NECO, NABTEB, NCEE, Others


Dont turn Edo to war zone, Benin monarch warns

Ondo deputy governor dumps PDP, moves on to ZLP

APC kicks as Wike says Obaseki has no opponent

Siemens projects: FG set to pay N8.64bn counterpart fund

Ondo poll: Akeredolu picks Ayedatiwa as running mate

Devise ways to tax digital enterprises, experts advise govts

Azura-Edo: Nigeria not liable to pay $1.2bn, says Presidency

Borrowing: Give us option to China, Amaechi challenges NAssembly

Third Mainland Bridge: Low patronage may mar helicopter services

Airlines to lose $2bn to COVID-19, says IATA

Nigeria, Israeli firm sign MoU on ethanol production

World Bank approves $500m for Nigerian girl education

Second-wave COVID-19 fears threaten oil demand recovery

Oil gains on sharp US crude inventory drop

Of COVID-19 cure and demon sperm

Eko Disco promises customers constant electricity

UK witness statement: Adoke gives Malami seven-day ultimatum

Stock market advances with N23bn gain

Lagos approves N1bn as loan for tourism business

Seplat suffers N49.8bn loss amid oil price crash

Govt prohibits ram sale on highways, parks

Manufacturing sector recorded three months contraction CBN report

Warring Kaduna, Katsina communities engaging militias to settle scores -Reps

Osun warns private schools against unauthorised reopening

I didnt wear face mask in market because it made me dizzy Woman who survived COVID-19

Ortom visits freed kidnap victim

29,635 lawyers elect NBA president, Ogunlana alleges unjust disqualification

Ndume faults FGs amnesty for repentant Boko Haram fighters

Makinde, Obaseki, others okay 2020 revised budgets

Suspected serial killer accuses prison wardens of torture

Benue health commissioner resigns, fails to give reasons

Insecurity: Current system not working, NLC tells FG

No amount of kneeling will save Oshiomhole, says Shaibu

Anthony Joshua ready to fight anywhere, anytime, says promoter

Gunmen attack Kogi village, kill 13 family members

FG approves N8.64bn counterpart funding for Siemens power deal

Ex-convict jailed 10 years for stealing foodstuff in Ogun


Experts Call for Policies to Avoid Food Crisis

FG Unveils Six ICT Projects

Firm Records 50,000 Online Users, Merchants Enrolment Hits 200% Growth Rate

Abdullahi: We Have Turned COVID-19 Challenges into Opportunities

Nigeria, UNODC, IOM, ARK Launch 4 new Projects to Fight Human Trafficking

Seplat to Drill Two Gas Wells as Cash Reserves Rise to $343m

Nigeria, Kenya Make List of 50 Finalists for Africa Netpreneur Prize

PDP Accuses FG of Suppressing Information on Corruption

APC kicks as Wike Says Obaseki Has No Opponent

Ekiti APC Sets up Committee to Reconcile Fayemi, Ojudu, Others

PDP Postpones Congresses in Sokoto, Niger, Ekiti, Taraba

No Amount of Kneeling will Save Oshiomhole, Says Shaibu

CBN Disburses N635bn to 608 Projects in Agric Credit Scheme

Three Years of Reforms to Deliver Affordable Housing Plan for Nigerians


Obaseki has no opponent ‘Wike

Don’t turn Edo into war zone ‘Oba of Benin

Southern Kaduna killings: This is war against Christians

Anti-corruption: PDP challenges FG to account for recovered loot

Ex-APGA scribe, Obasi, petitions IGP over alleged assassination attempt

Ekiti APC sets up committee to resolve differences between Fayemi, Ojudu

NFF to get fresh COVID -19 FIFA grant

Westerhof drags Bonfrre to court

W’Bank approves $500m for girls’ secondary education in 7 states

Seplat to drill 2 gas wells as cash reserves rise to $343m

WTO to skip naming acting chief as US demand causes deadlock

Obaseki signs N128.8bn revised 2020 budget into law

Uzodimma okays N108bn revised 2020 budget

Gunmen attack Bullion van, kill four Policemen in Ebonyi

National security: Senate, AGF, NSA collaborate on cyber security

Gunmen attack village in Kogi, kill 14

Insecurity: Miyetti Allah establishes own security outfit

46 seized property from ex-chair, Olejeme, belong to us, NSITF tells court

House spokesman to Akpabio: Make public your claims

Accountant-General restates commitment to enhance national cybersecurity

Edo 2020: Obasekis campaign director, 2 others resign

10 escape death as boat capsizes in Lagos

Gas Explosion: claims 2 lives, destroys 9 shops in Lagos LASEMA, NEMA


Ohanaeze tackles Daura, insists on Igbo presidency

Infected Imo lawmakers recover from COVID-19, pass N95.3b revised budget

New oil finds pose fresh environmental challenges to communities

CBN’s ban on forex for import boosts interest in maize, fish farming

Sustained bargain-hunting pushes index further by 0.18%

Global summit debates better post-COVID-19 work environment

Project 100 contributes N50 billion to Nigeria’s GDP

Customs attributes delay in recruitment exercise to COVID-19

N595.65b Lekki deep seaport courts trouble

FEC okays N8.64b for electricity deal with Siemens

FIFA demands ‘audit compliance’ on $1.5 billion COVID-19 Relief package to NFF, others

Community threatens to shut down oil export terminal over marginalisation

ASUU faults secret recruitment of academic staff at UNIPORT

Blasphemy suspect gunned down in Pakistan court

FG sets up policies to address post COVID-19 pandemic, says Minister

Gunmen kill 14 villagers, 13 of same family, in Kogi

Makinde signs revised budget of N174bn into law

Man allegedly beats pregnant wife to death in Ondo


EDO 2020: Oba of Benin warns against turning Edo into war zone

ONDO 2020: Game on as Deputy Gov Ajayi sets to join Mimiko’s ZLP

Ondo 2020: Why I picked Lucky Ayedatiwa as running mate ‘ Akeredolu

APC challenges opposition to test her anti-graft war

Facebook improves fight against fake news with new campaign

NCC gives Operators 72 hours to resolve subscribers’ internet related complaints

Buhari, el-Rufai should be blamed for Southern Kaduna bloodbaths

Buhari’s enemy’ No, but I am his principled critic

Lagos reopens schools, mulls cancellation of 3rd term session

Pupils must use face masks, sanitizers during Common Entrance Examination ‘ FG

Reopening for WASSCE Lagos to sanction schools without Quality Assurance Clearance

Any school operating illegally will face full wrath of law ‘ Osun Govt

NDDC Scholarship: Tuition fees of students in UK not paid ‘ Dabiri-Erewa laments

If you are raped, go to police first, not hospital ‘ Activist Esiet

BREAKING: Gunmen attack bullion van conveying cash from Enugu to Ebonyi

How police officer raped me till dawn for not wearing nose mask, widow narrates

Rivers: One dead, 2 hospitalized in Buen in-laws fracas

Police arrest pastor, others over kidnap of dispatch rider

$9.6bn P&ID Case: Ex-AGF, Adoke tackles Malami, accuses him of giving false evidence

Court orders NDDC to seek Wike’s consent before executing projects in Rivers

Bulk withdrawal’ made from NDDC account during NASS probe ‘ 35 CSOs

Edo 2020: APC alleges violent plots by Wike, Obaseki to disrupt election

Siemens begins work on 25,000MW project as FG approves pre-engineering contract



NIMASA, Customs to check temporary import permit abuse

Sanwo-Olu approves new Governing Councils for Lagos tertiary institutions

After over four weeks in isolation, Oyo Commissioner for Sports tests negative for COVID-19

Four policemen shot dead as armed robbers attack bullion van in Ebonyi

Senate to commence constitutional review after Sallah

Presidency sends EFCC zonal heads, others back to police

Lemon promotes early recovery from malaria

COVID-19: Access Bank raises awareness on increased fraud

Seplat to drill two gas wells in 2020 as cash reserves hit $343m

Plans to cede airport intercity roads to Lagos govt’ll create conflict of financial interest, authority

Delta cleric who allegedly raped 19-yr-old granted bail

COVID-19: Lagos earmarks N1bn bailout for hospitality sector

Swear in PDP candidate, Appeal Court orders Kwara Assembly

P&ID: Adoke gives Malami 7-day ultimatum to retract alleged defamatory statements

$62bn oil debt yet to be recovered ‘ Malami

N100bn bond: Ajimobi govt didn’t fix more than 40km roads in 8 years ‘ Makinde

Nigeria’s domestic credit to private sector, lowest in the world ‘ LCCI

IPPIS: FG has 739,580 staff on payroll ‘ AGF


Returning Fed roads to states cant happen now, says Gbajabiamila

NECO, NABTEB, others to begin exams August

ASUU Strike: The fate of federal varsities students after resumption

Activists decry plot to compromise National Assemblys probe on NDDC

NSITF: Olejeme paid over N60b for contracts not executed

Constitution amendment to begin after Eid, says Omo-Agege

Shake up in EFCC, 20 top zonal officers redeployed to police

Fed Govt charges Obono-Obla, aide with N19.9m diversion, forgery

Three robbers set ablaze in failed Oyo bank robbery

Ndume faults amnesty for Boko Haram fighters

NDDC Acting MDs aide resigns

Death toll hits four in Lagos gas explosion

Ogun reopen schools August 4, worship centres August 14

Gunmen attack Bullion van, kill Policeman in Ebonyi

Corruption under Buhari embarrassing, shameful PDP


Ex-Pension boss, Maina, released from Kuje Prison

Commercial motorcyclist receives 20 years sentence for testing daughters virginity

FG pays N15.8bn doctors hazard allowances Ngige

We are still fighting corruption FG

Stella Immanuel spectacular, impressive Donald Trump

There was no change in Leadership ALGON

El-Rufai reveals cause of killings in Southern Kaduna

Doyin Okupe urges FG to stop Banks from selling Airtime


Senate begins constitution review after Sallah ‘ Sen Omo-Agege

Dogara not in tune with happenings in Bauchi ‘ Gov

Court of Appeal affirms deregistration of political parties

After losing PDP’s ticket, Ondo deputy set to join ZLP

PDP, APC bicker over authenticity of Buhari’s anti-graft war

Insecurity: System of corruption, bad governance

School resumption: Anambra NUT tackles commissioner, says nothing is in place

Pro chancellors urge FG to reopen private universities

A/Ibom gov’t fumigates schools, asks parents to provide face masks

Delta govt. trains 5,697 teachers on COVID-19 protocol

We are ready for reopening of schools ‘ AMIS

COVID-19: USAID launches radio programme for school children in Adamawa, Gombe

Nigeria announces dates for commencement of NECO, NABTEB

Markets now operate daily, FCT minister says

Gunmen abduct housewife, son, 3 others in Suleja

Eid el-Kabir: Muslims lament high cost of rams

We went on rampage to avenge killing of our members by Eiye gang ‘ Cult suspect

Retired DSS officer, 13 others missing after Nasarawa militiamen attack

Edo 2020: 5 appointees who have ‘dumped’ Obaseki

2023: APC, PDP reject call by Mamman Daura to jettison zoning

Our system has cleared Apapa gridlock ‘ Presidential taskforce

Edo Election: ‘Ganduje led campaign council will deliver for APC

How to make Edo and Ondo gov’ship polls successful ‘ Centre


Investors eye reforms to pump foreign capital into Nigerian businesses

Lack of synergy between Discos, TCN will render transmission of 8000mw ineffective ‘ stakeholders

COVID-19: Emirates boost Nigerian travellers’ confidence with free medical cover

Nigeria’s rice paddy prices surge 69% amid COVID-19 pandemic

Assessing performance of Nigeria’s industrial plan

Here’s the implication of NNPC’s $1.5bn deal with Vitol, Matrix

Are we really living in the dread of COVID ‘ 19

NANTA launches Capacity development, accreditation programme


Reps Expose Plans To Attack Southern Kaduna After Sallah

FG Okays N8.64bn For Power Deal With Siemens

FG Announces Dates For NECO, NABTEB, Other Exams

CCB Plans To Arraign Magu Over Asset Declaration Violation

Boko Haram Attacks Borno Governor’s Convoy

Nobody Should Attempt Playing Games With Edo Election ‘ Obaseki

Yiaga Africa Restates Commitment To Edo Guber, Promises To Deploy 543 Observers

PDP Challenges Presidency, APC To Give Account Of N800bn Recovered Loots

Ekiti APC Picks Ex-Chairman To Head Crises Resolution Panel


Corruption war: Buhari won’t cover up for anyone like PDP did ‘ FG

Southern Kaduna elders urge Buhari to intervene in killings

Federal high court gets new practice direction

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

We must strengthen Gulf of Guinea Commission, says Buhari

Buhari hails AfDB President, Adesina on clearance by independent panel

Schools to resume August 4 in Benue

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


W’Bank approves $500m for girls’ education in 7 states

FEC approves N8.64bn for Siemens’ power project

PDP: Govt must account for N800bn recovered loot

Why states can’t take over federal roads, by Gbajabiamila

NLC to FG: Escalating killings, violence may cause anarchy

FG releases WAEC, NECO, common entrance exams’ schedule

Nigeria ratifies air transport pact with U.S.

Presidency: Why Nigeria can’t back out of Azura-Edo IPP


Police nab woman for faking own kidnap for N20,000 ransom

2023 Presidency: Mamman Daura’s zoning comment sparks row

Gunmen kill 13 Kogi family members, one other

Sallah: FCT Police assure of hitch-free celebration

Boko Haram attacks Borno gov’s Zulum’s convoy

Bala to Dogara: You’re out for cheap blackmail

Bribery allegation: Westerhof drags Bonfrere to court

NAQS destroys N42m Cache of illegally processed export-bound Donkey skin

FG to repay $1.5bn loan with 30,000 barrels oil per day for 5 years


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