Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 7 August, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Trump says US coronavirus vaccine ‘possible’ by election

Implications of emergence of third force in Ondo for PDP, APC

22 feared killed in fresh Kaduna attack

Residents protest killings in Katsina villages

Cross River ex-governor tasks FG on aviation industry intervention, $500m Chinese loan

Kaigama urges end to Tiv, Jukun clashes

NASU, SSANU withdraw from IPPIS over discrepancies, caution against resumption

Okada rider crushed to death on Oshodi-Apapa highway

Minister meets NAAPE over two-week ultimatum, mass sack

Fresh $100 million investment to boost Nigeria’s shipping sector

LASWA has prevented many mishaps on waterways, says Emmanuel

Investors’ wealth appreciates by N86b in four days

Revenue crisis may push budget deficit above N6tr

Consumer Commission probes pharmacies for hydroxychloroquine price hike

How COVID-19 treatments cost government over N44.9b

DMO releases details, puts Chinese loans at $3.1b

DHQ insists attack on Zulum’s convoy not sabotage

PTF approves gradual reopening of international flights

US Senate votes to ban TikTok on government phones

Norway adds new European countries to virus ‘red list

Police seize container tramadol, codeine in Lagos

We’ve asked banks to resume fully – PTF


NLC faults Wikes car gifts to judges

Anniversary: Ogun monarch offers land for investments

UNIPORT VC inaugurates panels to resolve 59 court cases

Bandits kill APC leader, lose member to vigilante

254 communities in CRiver prone to flooding NEMA

Osun to rescue 25 girls trafficked to Lebanon

COVID-19 test wont be compulsory for students Lagos

#RevolutionNow: Groups, others fume as Presidency calls protests childs play, irritation

Group supports NCDC with online medical intervention

Court cases stopped me from forming cabinet Diri

Rights group petitions IG, others over attempted abduction of PUNCHman

Rivers fires two principals for flouting COVID-19 guidelines

Gandujes aide under fire for allegedly duping 360 clerics

Court lifts injunction on Ile Arugbo, Asa investment penalised

Varsity workers threaten fresh strike over IPPS, minimum wage

ISIS, Al-Qaeda infiltrated West Africa after Libya, Iraq wars DHQ

FG retains curfew, extends eased lockdown by four weeks

NUC invites management, ASUU, others over LAUTECH crisis

Cracking down on brazen cult clashes in Rivers

We didnt impose travel ban on Nigerians UAE

Edo/Ondo Polls: INEC introduces results viewing portal

Youll see Buharis achievements if you calm down, Adesina tells Nigerians

Buhari sympathises with Lebanase President over explosions

Health workers to get hazard allowance next week FG

No travel restrictions on Nigeria, UAE clarifies

Trump demand for extra Biden debate rejected

Nigerian shortlisted for $200,000 Rockefeller Foundation Food Vision Prize

Nothing new about ISIS, Al-Qaeda infiltration, DHQ replies US

Naira Marley, manager, fined N100,000 for violating travel ban

Osun fashion designer attacked by bribe-seeking policeman battles for life

Ogun village head accused of raping 15-year-old daughter hospitalised

Businessman jailed two years for stealing N9m

Armed Fulani killed 33 in fresh Southern Kaduna attack SOKAPU

Herdsman to die by hanging for killing herder in Ekiti

Gunmen kill man, pregnant wife, two others in Bayelsa

My purported impeachment a non-issue Edo Speaker Okiye

BREAKING: Travellers to arrive three hours before international flights

Edo crisis a danger to peaceful election- Atiku

17 Edo lawmakers impeach Speaker


Cross River: Ayade, god-fathers lock horns over PDP chairmanship seat

Many residents ‘ll be disenfranchised ‘INEC

No man with conscience’ll support Ize-Iyamu ‘Wike

We’ll not be distracted, Obaseki assures voters

New NBC code attempt to muzzle media ‘PDP

PDP, APC trade words as pro-Oshiomhole lawmakers remove Speaker, deputy

PDP asks Sanwo-Olu to provide dividends of democracy, not calm down

Edo, Ondo guber polls’ll show what to expect in 2023 ‘Secondus

INEC to introduce result viewing portal for Edo, Ondo poll

Normalcy returns as filling stations adopt multiple fuel rates

USSD:Banks owe telcos over N17bn ‘Danbatta

NIRSAL supports 2,872 farmers in South-South

Access Bank buys Zambia’s Cavmont

Lawyers urge Buhari to cancel China loans

CACOVID flags off N23bn food palliatives distribution for 10m Nigerians

Nigerian investors gain N123bn in 4 days

Sirika intervenes as pilots suspend Bristow Helicopters’ picketing

US warning on ISIS infiltration: Security agencies on red alert – Military

CAN, JNI, NCPC working to end Southern Kaduna killings Pam

Senator distributes 12,600 bags of fertilizers to farmers in Adamawa

Again, gunmen kill 33 in Kaduna attacks

Man jailed 53 years for N17.1m fraud

COVID-19: Court convicts Naira Marley, manager for violating travel ban

Truck crashes into tricycle, kills two teenagers, injures others in Kano


COVID-19: Facebook, Twitter remove Trump posts over ‘misinformation

How Katsina varsity lecturers, others vacated campus over suspected gunmen imminent attack

Credible election in Edo will rekindle Nigerians’ hope ‘ Secondus

NIPC boss considers Shoprite strategic investment in Nigeria

Withdraw naming of Rail Stations after Jonathan, Awolowo, Edwin Clark

Insecurity: CSOs call FG to intensify effort to allow farmers access farmlands

Osun inaugurates farm project, seeks more partnership with private organisation

Nigeria records 354 new cases of COVID-19; 3 deaths

CUPP urges respect for protesters’ rights

Credible election in Edo will rekindle Nigerians’ hope ‘ Secondus

NDDC Probe: How IMC spent N543m in 6 months on security

Happenings in Edo threat to constitutional order ‘ Atiku

Igbo responsibilities now on our heads, Okorocha tells Orji Kalu

INEC threatens to halt Edo, Ondo polls if there is violence

Happenings in Edo threat to constitutional order ‘ Atiku

Obaseki vandalised Edo Assembly complex ‘ APC

Edo 2020: Why many eligible voters will be disenfranchised ‘ INEC

We will resist attempt to illegally take over Edo Assembly ‘ Obaseki

Stop APC from plunging Edo into political crisis, Labour Party guber candidate begs Buhari

PDP charges IGP to stop forceful takeover of Edo Assembly

Abia to partner NALDA on Back -to-Farm programme

Stakeholders commend CBN’s forex restriction for maize importation

Oshiomhole infected APC with political coronavirus ‘ Orbih

Akeredolu reconciles with Oke, aggrieved Unity Group leaders

Uber reports $1.8bn loss as pandemic stalls revenue

Jeff Bezos sells Amazon shares worth $3.1billion

Debarment Allowance: Your set not entitled to be paid, Defence Minister tells group of retired military veterans

Military allays fear over alleged Al-Qaeda, ISIS inroad to Nigeria

Nigeria sitting on keg of gunpowder ‘ Secondus

IPPIS, minimum wage arrears: Non-varsity workers cry out for help

Osun COVID-19 enforcement team arrests 118 violators in Ede

Bauchi Gov appoints Special Assistant on Unmarried Women

FG urged to focus on teachers, widows as COVID-19 rages


Nigeria Should Adopt Chinese Model Of Food Security

Intercessory Prayers: Group Devotes Day 19 To Divine Wisdom For PMB, Security Hierarchy Over Insecurity

187 ILO Members Ratify Child Labour Convention 182

INEC Launches Portal For Viewing Election Results

COVID-19: FG Approves Deployment Of 40,000 EHVs To19,000 WAEC Centers

Northern Govs Condemn Persistent Attacks In Southern Kaduna

Bandits Sack Katsina Communities

Indian Locks Guard For 6 Days Over Theft Of Car Battery

IPMAN Sells PMS At N150 Per Litre, Shelves Shutdown Of Filling Stations

Schools’ Resumption: Govs Move Against Feared Second Wave Of COVID-19

Varsities’ Reopening Threatened As Workers Dangle Strike

We Are Aware Of Al-Qaeda Threat, Military Tells US

Edo Crisis Deepens As Factional Speaker Emerges

CACOVID Flags Off N23bn Food Palliatives Distribution For 1.7m Households

Telecom Overtakes Oil Sector’s Contribution To GDP ‘ FBNQuest

Dating App, Connecting Africans In Diaspora One ‘Swipe’ At A Time

Despite 24hrs Curfew, 22 Killed In 4 Southern Kaduna Villages

JUST-IN: Again, FG Extends Second Phase Of Eased Restrictions By 4 Weeks


COVID-19: NCDC confirms 354 new cases, total rises to 45,244

Foreign Affairs Ministry justifies delay in evacuating Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia

NDDC contract scam: Senator Akpabio didn’t exonerate all Reps ‘ PDP caucus

INEC threatens to abort Edo, Ondo elections over ‘escalating violence

17 Edo lawmakers at secret meeting conduct inauguration, elect Edoror as speaker

Most bank loans to indigenous ship-owners structured to fail ‘ Operator

Governors, CACOVID parley on distribution of N23bn palliative to vulnerable citizens

Naira Marley arrested, arraigned in Lagos over Abuja concert

PTF extends phase two eased lockdown by four weeks

Police set up special squad to tackle crimes in porous Ekiti borders

School resumption: 95% of private schools in Kaduna ready ‘ Association


$3.121b loans: China wont take over Nigeria, says Embassy

Oshodi terminal, BRT corridor to take off next week

House of Assembly crisis throws Edo into turmoil

Gunmen kill 21 in Kaduna villages

Federal Govt extends curfew for four weeks

Security agencies to enforce safety protocols

I need CCTV footage to believe my sons death in factory accident

Boat mishap claims 9 lives in Sokoto

Governors seek ways to reduce impact of second wave of COVID-19

International flights resume soon Sirika

PDP rejects FGs reviewed broadcast code

Insecurity in Nigeria alarming, says Wike

Drama in Edo Assembly as new Speaker emerges

FG sympathises with ECOWAS over fire outbreak


Father violates 15-year-old daughter, damages bladder

WAEC refute rumours of fire outbreak

BREAKING NEWS: Police take over Edo State House of Assembly

Investigation reveals cause of Beirut explosion

BREAKING NEWS: Nurses in Ondo State protest non-payment of salary

Coronavirus: WHO deploys team to South Africa

COVID-19: Pfizer assures Nigerians of Vaccine supplies

Insecurity: DHQ reacts to US warning

State will resist any attempt to take over house of assembly Obaseki

INEC launches website for live streaming of election results

Buhari sympathizes with Lebanon over explosions, promises support

Edo State Assembly impeaches Speaker, Frank Okiye


2 ‘speakers’ emerge as Edo Assembly crisis deepens

INEC introduces election result viewing portal

Edo Assembly crisis deepens as parallel members elect Speaker

Ogun village head in police net for defiling daughter

Boat mishap: LASWA impounds engines of six boats over misconduct

Court dissolves 11-year-old marriage

Police nab 8 over car theft, drug peddling in Abuja

Truck crushes cyclist, injures 2 others on Abuja-Lokoja road

9 feared dead after boat capsizes in Sokoto

Hushpuppi: UAE denies imposing travel restrictions on Nigerians

North, South-South Nigeria not safe, UK warns citizens

FG denies frustrating evacuation of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia

2 pilots killed in plane crash in Egypt

I’m suffering from ‘low-grade depression’ ‘ Michelle Obama

Oil prices mixed as COVID-19 concerns undercut support from lower U.S. crude stocks

COVID-19: NCDC records 457 cases, infection hits 44,890

Edo Assembly Invasion: Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu panic-stricken ‘ Osagie

Secondus, Aliyu causing PDP crisis in Niger ‘ Stakeholders allege

INEC to conduct 1st election under COVID-19 Saturday


Updated: Nigeria’s delayed $1.5bn World Bank loan affects you in more ways

These 8 numbers capture Nigeria’s worsening socio-economic crisis

Post COVID-19: Building Nigeria’s economy through agriculture

These strategies can help fix Nigeria’s healthcare system’ Experts

Exclusive breastfeeding can prevent 80,000 child deaths annually

Nigeria and the single-digit interest rate, is this a new normal


Oyetola Inaugurates Anti-Women, Children Crime Committee

Online Publisher, Others Get 30 Days To Retract Story

AXA Mansard Health Evolving Initiatives Amidst Pandemic

Begin COVID-19 Preventive Measures Before Second Wave, NGF Urges States

COVID-19 Has Affected 1.2bn Learners Across The World’ NESG

Senate Committee Tasks FG On Funding Technology Incubation Centres


NNPC, CBN, NPA, others shun Reps C’ttee hearing

Saturday’s Nasarawa poll: No facemask, no voting, says Yakubu

Buhari orders service chiefs to overhaul security apparatus

Nigeria heading towards full deregulation of PMS -MOMAN

PDP leaders rail against opposition, blame Oshiomhole’s indiscretion for APC crisis

Troops kill notorious kidnapper, 5 pirates/militants in Bayelsa

NAFDAC seals 2 vegetable outlets for selling unapproved oil

We’re determined to end banditry -Masari

2023: Mamman Daura eminently qualified to speak on Nigeria’s future as a statesman ‘ Group


33 killed, houses burnt in Southern Kaduna

NCC : Banks owe telcos N17bn USSD charges

COVID-19: FG extends ease of lockdown by 4 weeks

Trouble in Edo as APC ‘takes over’ Assembly, sacks Speaker

COVID-19: DMO resumes FGN savings bond offer next week

Ibadan Poly reviews tuition to cushion COVID-19 devastating impacts

Clark to Amaechi: Stop humiliating Jonathan

Sustained high blood pressure can damage brain vessels


#BBNaijalockdown: Popular housemate makes u-turn on relationship with Kiddwaya

Strange! Bauchi gov appoints Special Assistant on unmarried women

Edo: Lawmakers pick new Speaker as clerk inaugurates pro-Oshiomhole’s faction

FG dismisses conspiracy theory about G5, COVID-19

Lack of infrastructure in Bayelsa communities regrettable, Diri tells FG’ set to appoint commissioners, others

Breaking: INEC fires warning shot, may stop election in Edo, Ondo if

Breaking: INEC breaks new ground, launches election result viewing portal

Breaking: Hope rises as FG reveals when int’l flight ‘ll resume


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