Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 10 August, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


US alleges Chinese state interference in upcoming presidential election

#RevolutionNow: DSS releases Bakare, three other protesters in Osun

Community policing: FCT minister advocates involvement of council chairmen, traditional rulers

Unknown assailants kill Gov Obiano’s aide on security

Sanwo-Olu issues seven-day ultimatum to hospital’s management to remove containers

Osun tailor’s death over N50: Dismissed police inspector faces murder charge

FG, ECOWAS to host biodiversity consultation on environmental protection

Post covid-19: ICAN urges Nigerians to embrace indigenous products

Twitter to rival Microsoft, eyes TikTok US operations

NDDC Probe: Urhobo Youths write Buhari to sack Akpabio within 7-days

Traffic on Lagos’ ports roads will end in October, says Sanwo-Olu

Resumption: Academy wants COVID-19 protocol funds released directly to schools

CAN President urges FG to overhaul security apparatus

RevolutionNow: DSS releases Bakare, 3 others detained protesters in Osun

Edo Guber: CSO to party candidates, ‘do-or-die’ not worth blood of Edo citizens

Edo 2020: ADP accuses Ize-Iyamu’s running mate of certificate forgery

Cross River PDP in disarray, Reps Member cries out

Edo: We won’t copy PDP’s do-or-die rhetorics, scare tactics, says APC

GLEIF affirms CSCS as sole local operating unit for Nigeria

He manoeuvred law and politics to evade justice, but not death ‘ Obasanjo mourns Kashamu

US Senate passes bill banning federal govt employees using TikTok

NASA to remove offensive names from planets, celestial bodies

Kwara records 7 new cases of COVID-19

COVID -19 : Akwa Ibom discharges another Batch of 26 Patients

UI undergraduate: Family picks holes in autopsy report, petitions UCH

Father abandons wife, baby in hospital over N220,000 bill

Fake pastor arrested for defiling two sisters in Ogun

Schools’ reopening: JAMB considers new commencement date on admission

Sanwo-Olu gives hospital’s management 7-day ultimatum to remove trucks, containers

COVID-19: Embark only on essential journeys, WHO warns high-risk travellers

APC becoming more like PDP, needs Constitutional Reforms ‘ DG, PGF


Buhari trades Nigerias sovereignty for Chinese yen

Weve no role in judges appointment, says Senate

NEast govs meet, plan to reform Almajiri system

138 Nigerian women trapped in SArabia -Journalists body

Obasanjo tests negative for coronavirus, says aide

NMA says Enugu election shameful, apologises, probes brawl

Akwa Ibom APC raises the alarm over missing member

4.36 million oil barrels lost to power outage, others – NNPC

Ex-NAHCO workers allege fraud in PTAD payments

NABDA vows to reverse dependence on imported foods

Stamp duty account: You lied, NIPOST tells FIRS

Lagos plans projects to tackle flooding

Tinubu seeks maintenance of N3.5bn Ogba shopping complex

Its wrong to reintegrate ex-terrorists when Boko Haram fighters are still killing people Dean, Borno Elders Forum

FG to restructure SME loans, says Osinbajo

Toning down climate fear to tackle global priorities

CBN to unify exchange rates, pegs naira at 379/$

Nigeria exported $4.47bn crude, FAAC got N1.83tn NNPC

Delta monarch writes Amaechi over Itakpe-Warri Railway complex

JAMB considers new date for 2020 admissions

Ogun eyes PPP initiative for housing development

Forex scarcity: Bank slashes card spending limit

Kaduna killings: Again, CAN protests, asks God to take over battles

Edo Assembly crisis: Factions exchange words over planned sitting in shut complex

Katsina warns civil servants against social media comments

Well resist attempts to subvert NBA election Gbagi

Bakare, three other Osun #RevolutionNow protesters released

Mourners defy COVID-19 regulations as Kashamu is buried

Landlord demands N105m accumulated rent from Bayelsa PDP

NDDC writes IG, demands prosecution of failed contractors

FGs insensitive about Stamp Duty levy

AIbom APC raises the alarm over missing member

Rivers police confirm release of nine oil workers

Therell be peace and stability in North-East NEDC

JAMB, varsities meet today, fix new 2020 admissions date

Federal character shouldnt displace competence in judges appointment

Tanker drivers strike begins as talks with Lagos fail

Peace in southern Cameroon will ensure refugees return Ayade

Yahoo boys are now role models, says Diezani

Apapa gridlock: Lagos donates land for trailer park

SERAP cautions World Bank over $114.28m disbursement to Nigeria

Magu: Panel may submit report next week

CBN approved our stamp duty account, NIPOST replies FIRS

At least 43 killed in India landslide

PDP crisis: Fayose taking advantage of my gender, says Olujimi

Evacuation: 327 Nigerians depart London for Abuja

PHOTOS: Churches reopen in Lagos

Obasanjo tests negative for COVID-19

Five dead, two missing as floods hit Greek island

Global COVID-19 cases near 20 million


Sokefun: Why Insider Loan Abuse Should Be Criminalised

FG Reiterates Pledge to Enhance Activities in Gold Sector

NIRSAL Empowers 2,872 Female Farmers in South-south

NSE All-Share Index Gains 1.4%, Market Sustains Positive Momentum

FG Urges Parastatals to Promote Digital Economy Initiative

Tax Revenues Keeping Economy Afloat

Report: Only 21% of NSE Top 20 Companies Board Position Held by Women

IoDs Code of Ethics to Boost Investor Confidence, Says FG

Senate Urges FG to Fund Technology Research


Labour Party to Tinubu: You can’t impose your retrogressive politics on Edo people

How Obaseki crushed joblessness in Edo ‘Shaibu

APC campaign flag-off proof of party unity behind Ize-Iyamu ‘Campaign Council

APC, PDP re-iterate commitment to issues-based campaigns

Idahosa urges politicians to emulate ex-President Jonathan

APC youths want caretaker committee to resolve Imo chairmanship crisis

FC One Rocket rolls out new technical crew

FG’s fuel price hike tightens noose on business, household incomes

COVID-19: African economies may lose $79bn in 2020, says World Bank

Nigeria earns N289.3bn from export of 10 agric produce ‘NBS

Minister lauds businessman for building factory in Imo

NLC threatens to shut down Turkish Airlines, Air Peace, Bristow Helicopters

Labour blames rising exchange rate on IMF-induced policies

NELMCO saves FG N91bn, clears PHCN liabilities

COVID 19: Oilserv donates medical items to Enugu govt

Ndokwa community wants special attention on Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project

Presidency: Set up committee to reach out to other zones, group tells Ohanaeze

Cameroon commends Ayade for hospitality to its refugees in Cross River

Well resist attempt to subvert Akpatas election -Ex-minister

Enugu NMA violent election shameful, says Prof. Ujah

Why I cleared inherited N35bn pension as Anambra gov Obi


NDDC probe will yield no fruitful results, says UPU

Secret agenda driving trouble ahead Edo guber poll

HURIWA challenges minister to public debate on SIPs

Pastor arrested for impregnating two underage sisters

Ebonyi stakeholders advocate private sector funding to fight malaria

Speak more against killings, CSOs tell Gowon, Obasanjo, others

Ikpeazu clarifies why he was treated for COVID-19 in Abuja

Record number of women running for US House

High-cap stocks, anticipation of dividends push NSE index by 1.41%

How to raise stock market capitalisation through multinationals

FG insures 89,000 employees under N15 billion group life scheme

NDDC: Need for project audit to complement forensic audit

Forex demand hits $1.16b as naira slides

Nigeria should urgently draft a national green growth plan

Cautious optimism as churches resume in Lagos

Violation of COVID-19 protocols at rallies worries INEC, Edo government

Ekiti doctors accuse government of paying lip service to healthcare, welfare

North East governors want FG to equip police for anti-terrorism war

Low attendance, strict compliance greet church re-opening in Lagos

US hits 5 million virus cases as Trump criticised over relief package

NIPOST faults FIRS claim on illegal stamp duty account


Insurgency/Banditry: Nigerians In Diaspora Tasks Borno Gov, Elected Representatives On Community Sensitization

Inter-Faith Clerics Unite Behind PMB In Prayers Against Insecurity, Corruption

APC Crisis: Commence Process For Constitutional Review, PGF DG Tasks Buni

New York Zoo Apologises For Imprisoning African Man In Monkey House

First Night Of Democratic Convention To Feature Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich

NEDC To Rollout Northeast Master Plan

CJN Pledges Support For Reforms On Appointment Of Judicial Officers

Insurgency: Equip Police Well To Assist Military, N’East Govs Tell FG

Private Sector Business Activities Rise By 50.4 Points In July

Brass Shipyard Project To Save Nigeria $600m Annually

Nigeria Begins Reforms Of International Investment Agreements

PMB Approves Judicial Panel Of Enquiry Over Allegations Against Magu

NYCN Condemns Incessant Killings, Urges FG To Step Up Security Network


COVID-19: NCDC confirms 437 new cases, total now 46,577

Lending bank should seek court order to enforce CBN’s GSI ‘Expert

NUPENG commences strike action Monday over extortion, harassment of members

Stamp duties account was opened by CBN ‘ NIPOST

NNPC to unlock $735 million gas revenue with resolution of OML 130 dispute

Equities investors gain N182bn as market posts 3rd week gain

School resumption: Release funds to us directly for COVID-19 protocols, NAE appeals to govts

FG, ECOWAS to host biodiversity consultation on environmental protection

Police recruitment: FCT Minister calls for active involvement of council chairmen, traditional rulers during exercise

Anambra community wants justice, demands release of member detained by SARS

Unapproved clinic for training secondary school students as nurses sealed in Delta


EFCC: Presidency widens Salami panels mandate

Low turnout as churches reopen in Lagos after 20 weeks closure

N11.5b smuggled into NDDCs proposed 2020 budget, says IMC

Olujimi: I wont leave PDP for Fayose

Okunbo calls for violence-free election in Edo

Call PGF DG to order, says Senate spokesman

Blame IGP, AGF for Assembly invasion, says PDP caucus

Campaign launch shows we are united behind Ize-Iyamu

Support Obasekis re-electionto move forward

APC: voters have decided for our candidate

Nigeria to save $1.5b spent on milk importation

Oil prices may break $50 in 2021

Nigeria records N136.7b foreign portfolio deficit in first half

Macroeconomic uncertainties hold N135b telecoms investments

ICAN seeks interest-free loans for SMEs

Nigerian stocks strike N1tr deals in first half

African tech startups raise $1.4b in five years

$2.5b forex backlog threatens financial markets

#RevolutionNow: DSS releases Bakare, three others

NDDC petitions police over alleged N1.62bn unexecuted contracts

Apapa will open to traffic in October -Sanwo-Olu

Ishaku sacks media aide hours after daughters wedding

N11.5bn school chairs contracts smuggled into NDDC budget- IMC


Aide debunks Aisha Buharis ill-health, says not sick

Provide weapons for Police to fight B/Haram Northern govs to FG

Gov. Diri set to release list of commissioner-nominees

2023: El-Rufai predicts where the next president will come from

Panel investigating Magu to submit report by next week

FIRS allegation false, CBN opened the Stamp Duty account NIPOST

The Lord may return before next RCCG convention-Adeboye

DSS releases Bakare, three other #Revolutionnow protesters

Fashion designer dies in Osun after Police brutality

Edo Crises has challenged democracy in Nigeria -Ekweremadu

Stop interfering in Edo politics, Orbih warns Tinubu

Sowore Slams Pastor Tunde Bakare Over Silence on Nigerias polity

Eight dead as Police engage in gun battle with bandits in Katsina

Pharmacist dies during sex romp with prostitute

Chinese man dismembers wife body, flush remains down the toilet

Edo: Oshiomholes personalised campaign unprogressive, disservice to APC Lukman

NASS working to strengthen Nigerias anti-graft laws Ovie Omo-Agege


Tinubu can’t impose policies on Edo, says Labour Party

60 dead on Imo payroll, audit shows

Bayelsa PDP refuses to pay N105m rent to landlord

N41b scam: UBA has case to answer, Senate insists

Stamp duty war: NIPOST tackles FIRS again

Why Tinubu is angry with Obaseki ‘ PDP

I won’t contest for president in 2023 ‘ El-Rufai

Edo 2020: APC, PDP violating COVID-19 protocols

WAEC: Ganduje sets up 12 examination centres for boarding students

WAEC: Students, parents, teachers fear mass failure, demand extension

Ogun monarchs demand removal of LG Chairman over disrespect

U.S. imposes sanctions on Central African rebel leader

Scientists develop new way to deliver more drugs through the skin

NCDC announces 443 new COVID-19 cases, as total infections hit 45,687


Investors dump Lagos as Ogun becomes new industrial hub

With CAMA 2020, FMDQ sets sight on derivatives trading

Race for WTO DG: Can Okonjo-Iweala win against the odds’ Yes, she can!

Understanding accounting and finance for non-finance executives

Landlords struggle with rent collection as COVID-19 erodes tenants’ income

Noodle makers scramble for market share as demography offers opportunity


Labour Party To Tinubu: You Can’t Impose Your Retrogressive Politics On Edo People

Alleged 20bn Withdrawal: Timi Frank Urges Buhari To Probe Osinbajo, AuGF

Be Careful In Disbursing $114.28m Credit To Nigeria, SERAP Tells World Bank

I Can’t Join Fayose In Abusing People Unnecessarily ‘ Olujimi

Church Reopening: It’s Risky Leaving Children At Home, CAN Tells Fayemi

Economic Performance: Ebonyi Emerges First In South-East

Bauchi Govt Auctions Forfeited Motorcycles To Owners

Weak Policy Shuts Local Investors Out Of Equity Market

Graft Allegations: Why FG May Not Prosecute Magu


Ending orgy of killings in Southern Kaduna

Magu: Ozekhome, Obla, others push for reforms in EFCC

Insecurity: In defence of hunters, civilian JTF’s engagement

FG to roll over 2020 capital projects in 2021 Budget ‘Senate

Obaseki appeals to International Community, FG to avert violence

COVID 19: CAN tackles Fayemi over protocols

Nasarawa byelection, credible, says PDP BoT chair

Banditry: Nasarawa monarch urges govt to adopt new strategies

Sokoto: 778 orphans to benefit from IIRO’s grants


 NIPOST stamp duties account not illegal, opened by CBN

Anambra: How Obiano’s aide was assassinated inside govt’s quarters ‘ Report

PAN Nigeria canvasses intervention funding for automobile industry

DG progressives govs’ forum to APC: Party tilting towards PDP’s impunity

Monarch advocates new strategy to end banditry in Nasarawa community

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