Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 31 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Trump Wants US Presidential Election Postponed

Flood: Bello Orders Demolition Of Structures On Waterways

Buhari, Govs, Others Mourn As Afenifere Leader, Fasanmi, Dies At 94

Dawn Flood And Its Fury In Abuja, Niger, Benue

Police Remands Prince Nwoko, Others Over Murder Case

Eid El Kabir: Kogi Rep Felicitates with Muslims, Lauds PMB, Bello, Gbajabiamila

Humanitarian Ministry, NCFRMI Receives 158 Stranded Nigerians Repatriated From Niger


Life is brutish and short in Southern Kaduna killing fields

PDP chides Kwara Assembly for ignoring court order

Some persons against peace in Nigeria Gowon

Tinubu/Dogara 2023 presidential ticket, mere rumor Caretaker panel

Tambuwal, Obaseki, others call for violence-free campaign, poll

No herbal medicine has been approved for COVID-19 NAFDAC

Investors to boost gold trade in Nigeria

Ekiti begins health insurance scheme, renovation of PHCs

IMF introduces new transparency code for Nigeria, others

Foreign reserves drop by $673.13m in two months

COVID-19: Expert urges investment in money market fund

Lagos unveils initiative to tackle electricity metering gap

Shell posts $18.4bn loss, writes down Nigerian oil block

Widows, IDPs knock FG over amnesty for BHaram fighters

High production cost: Kyari blames expatriates, local firms

WHO fears increased COVID 19 infections as Muslims celebrate Sallah

Vehicles: FG inaugurates committee on alternative fuel

Army dismisses 300 soldiers for desertion, BVN inconsistency

Bread price increase looms as wheat cost rises 33%

Troops arrest suspected killer of Benue monarch

88,863 workers get pension accounts in four months

2023: PANDEF, MASSOB knock Daura over comment on zoning

FG receives 158 stranded Nigerians from Niger

Nigerians suffering in Europe, says UK consultant

COVID-19 guidelines not designed to oppress Nigerians Buhari

Car bomb kills 17 in Afghanistan

FIRS extends deadline for filing annual tax returns


FG to Check Temporary Import Permit Abuse

Apapa Gridlock: Customs Agents Petition FG over 500% Increase in Costs

The Return of Wharf Rats

African Nations GDP May Shrink by $33bn

Racism: T-shirts No Longer Enough, Says Nigerian Basketballer Aminu

Muhammad Alis Atlanta 96 Torch Donated to IOC

Thunder Balogun is Nigerias Greatest Footballer, Says Onigbinde

Flying Doctors Reaffirm Investment Potential in Nigerian Health Sector


2023 presidency: Anger in S/East over Daura’s utterance

Edo guber: Tambuwal, Obaseki, others call for violence-free campaigns, election

Edo guber election: APC, PDP re-iterate commitment to issues-based campaigns

Airport re-opening: Anxiety over low passenger traffic, sluggish recovery

FG’s stimulus package’ll avert deep economic recession ‘Agba

Crude oil: FG reiterates commitment towards fixing national refineries

Naira:Wired transfers hit N477/$1 at black market

COVID-19: Ugwuanyi directs civil servants to resume work August 3

Anambra Assembly renews 21 LGAs TC chairmen tenure

98 Nigerians stranded in Morocco evacuated

4 feared killed in Maiduguri explosions

Soldier goes berserk, kills officer in Borno

Tragedy as trucks crush pregnant woman, 4 others to death in Ebonyi

Troops arrest notorious militia kingpin in Benue

A Court upholds forgery charges against Ikuforiji

Army inaugurates Quick Response operation base in Borno

CBNs import ban and Nigerias looming maize crisis


US economy collapsed in Q2 amid pandemic, jobless claims rise

Nigerian health worker jailed 11 years for raping 73-year-old woman in Ireland

Police officer abducts, rapes woman for not wearing face mask

Trade Ministry assists 56 coys in production of sanitisers, ventilators

Demand for air cargo rebounds amid 13.8% dip in Africa

Nigeria, others to reach UN affordable broadband target

GSMA launches mobile money interoperability test platform

Over 3.4bn people to use social media by 2023, says report

Delta community threatens to shut down oil export terminal over alleged marginalisation

Exposure to natural gas flaring raises risk of preterm birth by 50%

Afenifere leader, Ayo Fasanmi dies at 94, for burial August 4

Five men raped me, put sticks inside my private part, victim tells police

Ripples over Akeredolu’s choice of running mate in Ondo APC

Why we can’t meet striking doctors’ demands, by Ekiti government

Regular exercise helps prevent high blood pressure, even in areas of high air pollution

One killed, 16 injured as explosion rocks Maiduguri

COVID-19 poses challenge to fighting human trafficking ‘ NAPTIP

FG’s intervention in agric. attracts investments in rice production ‘ Miller

FG evacuates 98 Nigerians stranded in Morocco since March

Depressed soldier shots, kills officer in Borno ‘ Army Headquarters

Sweden encourages working from home until next year


Flood: Gwagwalada residents call for demolition of houses on waterways

Revamped National Theatre to create 8,000 jobs on completion ‘ Lai Mohammed

2 dead, 16 injured as Boko Haram terrorists fire mortars in Maiduguri

COVID-19: FG to begin cost contaiment in oil/gas industry ‘ Sylva

FRSC arrests 5 staff for extortion in Nasarawa State

Abuja leads with 96 new COVID-19 cases, as Nigeria records 481

2023: Tinubu/Dogara presidential ticket’s rumour ‘ Governor Buni

ONDO 2020: Uneasy calm pervades Ondo PDP over deputy governor’s slot

Appeal Court Judgment: Kwara PDP urges assembly speaker to swear-in PDP candidate

APC to Okowa: Account for N214bn accrued to Delta from FAAC in 2019

APC rejects the creation of 39 new electoral wards in Akwa Ibom

COVID-19: Investors urged to put resources into food production

CBN maize import ban ill-timed, may cripple poultry sector ‘ Don

Firms foresee positive economic outlook in August ‘ CBN survey

COVID-19: LG profit slumps 38.1%, as Samsung profit rises 7.3%

RESUMPTION: FG rolls out schedule for WAEC, NECO, others

COVID-19: Disruptions in Malaria prevention may double deaths by end of 2020 ‘ Experts

Holiday job: UI mourns student who fell inside soap-making machine

Travellers lament deplorable state of Itu-Calabar highway

Kidnap Gang Executioner reveals he killed ‘just five victims

Relations accuse husband of strangling wife with rope in Kaduna

Rape: Silence no longer an option ‘ Saraki, others tell victims

Ogoni Cleanup: We’re shocked court said HYPREP is unknown to law ‘ Ogoni Youths

AMCON vs POON N58bn loan dispute: We’re yet to settle, parties tell court



Waited for fruit of womb for 18 years, died 3 days after delivery of set of twins: Pathetic story of Warri resident

NCPC stands better chance to bring Christians together ‘ Rev Pam

Runsewe commends Kogi, Plateau, Gombe, Abia states for donating offices to NCAC

Nigeria records 481 new COVID-19 cases, total now 42,689

One killed, 16 injured as explosion rocks Maiduguri

Covid-19: Muslim coalition supports 2,561 households with palliative in eight states, FCT

Stranded Nigerian woman who gave birth to four children in UAE gets respite as Dubai prince pays hospital bill


Governor accuses military of sabotage in convoy attack

Pilgrims observe Coronavirus rules at Hajj in Saudi

We will recover Kwaras stolen assets, says AbdulRazaq

BBNaija Lockdown: Billionaires son gets entangled with MBGN ex-finalist

FEC okays air transport agreement for Nigeria, U.S.

Reps summon NNPC, NAPIMS, Oando, Agip over $16.5m debt

Diri to security chiefs: tackle kidnapping

No fatality in aircraft collision AIB

Three suspects lynched in Oyo bank robbery

Woman stages own kidnap for N20,000

APC rejects creation of 39 new political wards in Akwa Ibom

Why oil producing communities risk further environmental degradation


Cops, 3 others killed as police, hunters clash in Oyo

Governor Zulum slams Army after attack on his Convoy

Stop digging up my past statements against Ize-Iyamu -Oshiomhole

Coronavirus: UK lockdown solidarity starting to fray

2020 will be the most Inaccurate, Fraudulent Election in History- Trump

Trump calls for the postponement of US 2020 elections

Man jailed for killing Ugandas best known mountain gorilla, Rafiki

Oyo state police investigates death of UI student in soap making factory

Accident Investigation Bureau releases report of aircraft collision in Lagos

Breaking News: Multiple explosion rocks Maiduguri, Many feared dead

Like Amotekun, Miyetti Allah sets up its Own vigilante Nationwide

13 members of one family killed by Gunmen in Kogi

China may withdraw $500m loan if probing continues-Amaechi tells Reps

Commercial motorcyclist receives 20 years sentence for testing daughters virginity

FG pays N15.8bn doctors hazard allowances Ngige


2023: How zoning will determine APC, PDP’s fortunes

Appeal court judgment: PDP urges Kwara speaker to swear in member-elect

Dogara will play crucial role in APC’s reconciliation effort ‘ Sen Yusuf

Private school owners fear ‘mass failure’ in WASSCE

FCTA presents relief items to Gwagwalada flood victims

Sallah: FCT residents warned against complacency over COVID-19

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu opens face masks production factory

Eid-El- Kabir: Ondo NSCDC deploys 1,725 personnel for security coverage

Vigilante group rescues 2 kidnapped victims in Abaji

FG formulates policies for post COVID-19 pandemic

Attack on one of us is an attack on all ‘ Cult suspects

Reactions trail Trump’s call for postponement of U.S. presidential elections

Vandals resurface at Lagos ports as agents lament

FIRS extends returns filing deadline by 7 days

How technology can aid the fight against COVID-19 ‘ Huawei

COVID-19: Nigeria records 404 new cases, total infections now 42,208

World Bank approves $500m for girls’ education in Kano, Kaduna, 5 others


Nigerian hospitality industry records worst half year in history

FA Cup Final: Arsenal seek record title against Chelsea

Ghana’s N2.85bn COVID-19 hospital dwarfs Nigeria’s N32bn isolation tents

Ngozi as the best candidate for WTO

Beleaguered Nigeria could take 3yrs to return to pre-COVID economic growth ‘ IMF

Nigeria’s healthcare sector can attract more revenue


Ambrose Alli Varsity Backs Obaseki’s Reelection Bid

Osun Ready To Host Girls Military School ‘ Oyetola

Christening Railway Station After My Grandfather Heartwarming ‘Rewane’s Grandson

Activist Flays Buhari Silence Over $2.5bn Stolen Crude Oil

Eid-el-Kabir: Obi Wants Muslims Pray For Nigeria

Fayemi Greets Muslims At Eid- El-Kabir

Imo APC Charges Buhari On Party Crises

Delta Govt Shuts Down OPEANS Offshore Safety Training Centre

Media Expert Urges FIRS To Drop Imposition Of Stamp Duty On House Tenancy


Clark: North not sincere on rotational presidency

Tinubu to Nigerians: We must comfort those in distress

NNPC: How we stopped $125m payment to syndicate

Gov: Military sabotaging counter-insurgency war

Buhari appeals for patience over restraint on worship

NAPTIP names Hosa Okunbo as anti-human trafficking hero

Sylva: FG cuts 30% off major oil contracts’ cost

Nigeria’s active mobile subscriptions inch close to 200m


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