Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 11 August, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



$100b dollars needed to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccine- WHO

All Lebanons govt officials resign over Beirut explosion

ACourt upturns the deregistration of 32 political parties by INEC

Outrage over killings in Southern Kaduna

APC chieftain blames crisis on poor management of membership register

6 foreign aid workers, 2 Nigeriens shot to death in Niger

20 dead, 13 injured in Sudan floods

NMA reacts to disruption of its election in Enugu

Nigerians record high death rate due to lack of blood banks

Kano Govt establishes 3 more schools for evacuated Almajiri children

Uzodimma accommodating Fulanis in Imo for VP position in 2023 -Kanu

Gov Kayode Fayemi suspends principal over absence from duty

Appeal Court nullifies INECs deregistration of 22 parties

Civil servants on levels 12, 13 to resume work daily FG

Birth certificates issued by hospitals not valid- NPC


Edo shouldnt be theatre of war, police must be democratic Okiye

For Oshiomhole, the Edo election is do-or-die, Wike

I ve done what Mimiko couldnt do in eight years Akeredolu

No Nigerian affected by Lebanon explosion, FG clarifies

Boy tied up for two years by father, stepmothers

Resettling displaced residents will stop BHarams recruitments NEast govs

Movement without motion: N Assemblys many probes without tangible results

Nigeria will become WAfricas gold-producing hub FG

AIbom communities seek govt intervention over collapsed bridges

Minister advises IT operators to reduce cost of service

COVID-19: Oil marketing firms revenues plunge by N204.52bn

Naira devaluation’ll raise debt profile, inflation, say experts

Lagos fuel tanker drivers suspend strike

Make Nigerian beans acceptable abroad, NAQS tells stakeholders

Reps, power ministry bicker over N7bn spending

Ekiti varsity disowns post-UTME, direct entry advert

Buhari signs African Trade Insurance Agency establishment instrument

FG settled ex-PHCN workers with N409.9bn, says BPE

Post-UTME tests begin Sept. 7, says JAMB

Gunmen kill 13 in fresh attack on Benue community

Civil servants, ex-banker arraigned for IPPIS, ghost workers fraud

COVID-19 guidelines violation: PTF blames govs for crowds at Edo rallies, Kashamus burial

Principal who failed to receive Fayemi during visit suspended

Rivers drivers protest harassment, extortion by police

Supreme Court gov: Uzodinmas aide petitions NJC, demands PDP spokesmans trial

Southern Kaduna killings: Task force arrests eight suspects

Rivers Assembly approves Wikes N18bn loan request

NIS arrests Cameroonian with five Nigerian passports, others

One killed, scores injured as cultists invade AIboms anti-cult prayers

FG directs civil servants on levels 12, 13 to resume

Deregistration ruling: INEC confused on judgments, heads for SCourt

Two dead in Ekiti community as monarch cancels festival

BREAKING: Lebanons government resigns over Beirut blast

Killers of my security aide will be brought to book Obiano

288 Nigerians return from UAE, total now 2,641

Insecurity: Its true that army should do better, says Buhari


FG: Siemens to Upgrade 105 Power Substations, Build 70 in New Power Deal

Flour Mills Records N11.4bn Profit, Recommends N1.40 Dividend

Stakeholders Reiterate Need to Constitute APCON Board

Communities Decry Continuous Mining-induced Pollution

FG Begins Feasibility Study for Brass Shipyard Project

Okoronkwo: Why FG Must Encourage Modular Refineries

FG Saves N91bn from Payment of Defunct PHCN Debts

What Scientists Must Do to Access CBNs Research Grant

Professionals: Structured Property Market will Bridge Housing Gap, not Regressive Taxation

Bauchi PDP Asks Gbajabiamila to Declare Dogaras Seat Vacant


Provide level playing field for all candidates, PFN President tells Buhari

Deregistered parties: INEC to go to S’ Court

CUPP lauds court judgement on 22 de-registered parties

Group pushes for woman president in 2023

Edo 2020: Oboh to Buhari: Call Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu, Obaseki to order now

APC pleads with Obiano to reinstate suspended monarch

PDP lifts suspension on Sen. Hunkuyi, 6 others

Minister committed to restoring lost glory of N’Stadium, Surulere

NSE: Domestic participation rises by 56% as transactions hit $333m

FG spends over N409.9bn to settle ex-PHCN workers’ emoluments

Flood: Food security under threat, farmers raise alarm

Court strikes out suit against Sovereign Wealth, others

Stop price war, stakeholders urge aviation ground handlers

Court strikes out suit against Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, others

FG to use MSMEs rating to revamp economy

Anambra community leader allegedly dies in police custody

Robbers raid Ilorin hotel, kill 1, injure several

Kano court sentences singer to death for blasphemy

Coalition tasks locals on credible information to military

Southern Kaduna killings: STF arrests 8 suspects


Gbajabiamila gets 7 days to declare Dogara’s seat vacant

Abia government plans to create roles for traditional rulers in governance

Visually-impaired persons trained on leadership, technology skills

Family seeks justice over killing by police in Delta

Victim narrates how policemen extorted N300,000 from them at gunpoint

Two killed, monarch’s car set ablaze in Ekiti over stoppage of Ogun festival

Agunbiade cautions FG against restarting sports without COVID-19 test

My husband is dying, Okorodudu’s wife cries for help

We’ll fight for what belongs to us, Rivers United vows

Telecoms operators want 30% of CBN N15tr infrastructure funding

Group empowers 50,723 with maternal, child health sensitisation

Stakeholders identify franchise as tool for economic sustainability, job creation

Leap Africa reiterates commitment to equip youths in SDGs actualisation

Investors lose N2.63tr

HURIWA warns FG against borrowing to fund budget

Over 1.11m subscribers use portability services

Bayelsa lawmaker lauds Buhari, Sylva over Oloibiri museum

How restructuring will solve Nigeria’s security challenges, by group

I am not corrupt as alleged, Malami tells Buhari

Masari bans NGOs from IDPs camps

Only 85 LGs out of 774 are without cases of COVID-19

Uber, Bolt drivers face uncertain future as Lagos begins new regulations

Charly Boy Scolds Nigerian Youths For Being More Interested In BBNaija Than National Issues

COVID-19 mortality cases rise to 200 in Lagos

19 killed in massacre in eastern DR Congo’s Ituri


IPPIS: ASUU set to present alternative to FG

Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu promises community development

450,000 farmers to get support from Kano Agro-Pastoral, Sasakawa Africa

YIAGA receives INEC’s commendation over credible observer role

Coalition of CSOs condemn false allegations published against IGP Adamu

Wike seeks Assembly’s approval for N18bn loan

Salaries: NLC issues one-week ultimatum to Bauchi State Government

Covid-19: 85 LGAs have no positive cases yet ‘ FG

Kano Govt establishes 3 more schools for Almajiri children

Gunmen kill 13 villagers in Benue ‘ Police

Obaseki seeks traditional ruler’s blessing ahead of election

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu hits ZLP, describes party as vehicle without engine

Oyinlola backs Amotekun, creation of regional security outfits

Ondo 2020: Mass defection looms in APC, PDP as Deputy Gov defects

We could’ve used Army, police to overrun opposition during elections ‘ Buhari

Edo 2020: Coalition of traders, artisans endorse Obaseki/Shaibu

Use Edo election to rebuild your tarnished image ‘ Wike tells Police

Edo 2020: Gov. Obaseki describes destruction of his commissioner’s house as barbaric

ONDO 2020: PDP reacts to deputy governor’s resignation, says his exit has no effect

Wike talks better than he campaigns and governs’ ‘ Edo APC

El-Rufai appoints new members for mgt team, boards of some agencies

FG has started implementing Economic Sustainability Plan ‘ Osinbajo

Serena Williams returns for US Open warm-up amid tennis chaos

JAMB shifts 2020 admissions’ date, withholds prison inmates’ UTME results

Unilorin wins $80,000 grant for research into Disability Rights in Nigeria

Lockdown/Exams: Lagos targets 1.5m students for CBT empowerment

No death recorded in Oyo’s isolation centres since inception ‘ Task Force

One roasted to death, others injured as fire guts bus on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

Appeal Court reverses INEC’s deregistration of 22 parties

COVID-19 positive cases gradually coming down ‘ PTF Coordinator

APC pleads with Obiano to reinstate suspended monarch

PDP chides Buhari over comments on use of security to muscle elections

PDP lifts suspension on Sen. Hunkuyi, 6 others

Corruption: SERAP cautions World Bank over disbursement of $114.28M COVID-19 credit for Nigeria


2 Killed As Youths Protest Festival Cancellation

Pantami, Danbatta For UK/Nigeria Right Of Way Regulatory Forum

Edo Guber: APC Politics Becoming Polluted By Blackmail, Bullying- PGF DG

Insurgents Recruiting More Members, North East Govs Tell PMB

COVID -19: 5 States Account For 60% Confirmed Cases ‘ PTF

Kashamu: People Can Mourn Me The Way They Like When I Die ‘ Obasanjo

17 Yrs After, NIMASA Gets FG’s Approval To Disburse $200m Vessels Intervention Fund

Mining-Induced Pollution Endangering Communities In Southern Benue

Rivers Assembly Approves Wike’s N18B Loan Request

COVID-19 ‘ We Have Touched Over 200,000 Household In Ondo ‘ Akeredolu

COVID-19: Five States Account For 60% Of Cases ‘ PTF

PMB Meets N/ East Govs, Pledges Improved Security

Gunmen Kills 13 Villagers In Benue ‘ Police


Lagos govt meets with NUPENG as union calls off strike

COVID-19: Nigeria records 290 new cases, total now 46,867

COVID-19 mortality cases rise to 200 in Lagos

Why retired federal civil servants can’t get pension one year after retirement

As Oyo residents worry over mounting waste, govt pushes to ensure cleaner state

State of emergency in environment: ‘Mauritius has done what Nigeria should have done 60 years ago

Covid-19: A call for $50bn reparation from China

PDP urges Buhari to ensure violent free elections in Edo, Ondo

Implementation of NGTNC to deepen domestic gas market says Petroleum Minister

Survivor gives details of how greed by boat operators made 16 people to drown in Badagry waterways

Obaseki appeals for calm, warns of postponement of election

ASUU set to present alternate salary payment platform to FG

Flood kills two, destroys farmlands in Sokoto

Buhari signs instrument for African trade insurance agency


INEC to challenge reversal of deregistration of 22 parties by Appeal Court

NSITF management ready for independent probe panel over misused N3.4b

JAMB to higher institutions: start 2020/2021 admission processes

High turnout among pupils as secondary schools reopen nationwide

Boosting local capacity in military wares, hi-tech

Buhari signs African Trade Insurance Agency instrument

Gunmen kills 13 villagers in Benue Police

How 16 people perished on Badagry waterways Survivor



3 senators, 1 rep absent at Ebonyi PDP congress

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

Ogun monarchs demand removal of LG Chairman over disrespect

Scientists develop new way to deliver more drugs through the skin

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


Chevron in search of subsea vessel for long-term deal at Agbami Field

Are media houses target for N5m Hate Speech fine in NBC Code

Businesses eye recovery as COVID-19 shows early signs of abating

Nigeria needs evolved regulation, governance to protect our national security data

With depleted food reserves, Nigeria risks hunger crisis

Ease of Doing Business Order in jeopardy as cost of clearing goods skyrockets

Nigerian economy-challenges and solutions in the maritime sector


Appeal Court Sets Aside Order Deregistering Political Parties

We Could Have Used Army To Overrun States ‘ Buhari

Gunmen Kill 30 Over Chieftaincy Stool In Benue

Southern Kaduna Crisis Politically Motivated ‘ Shettima

JAMB Asks Varsities, Polytechnics To Begin Post-UTME Test Sept 7

Ondo 2020: PDP Seeks Mimiko’s Support, Lures Him With VP Slot

C/River Evaluates Vulnerable Households For CBT

Buhari’s Leadership Style Promoting Nepotism -UNDEDSS

El-Rufai Confused, Needs Help On Southern Kaduna Crisis ‘ Shetimma


Insecurity: Movement tasks Obasanjo, Gowon, IBB, Abubakar, others to speak up

Alleged N41billion Scam: Why UBA needs to explain, by Senate committee chair

Southern Kaduna: Police arrest 3, foil protest over permit

Assembly Invasion: PDP lauds Edo indigenes for resisting Oshiomhole, APC

Edo Election: PDP House caucus decries alleged IGP, Malami’s roles in Edo Assembly crisis

Anglican Bishop says COVID-19 is blessing in disguise

Security: Buhari seeks more support from traditional leaders


COVID-19: When social distancing becomes luxury

NNPC trudges on amid global headwinds

WHO: $100bn needed to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccines

Blasphemy: Kano court sentences singer to death

Ikpeazu shuts Aba shoe plaza over attack on Fire Service officials

IPPIS: ASUU pushes UTAS as alternative payment system to FG

Ondo 2020: ZLP ready for APC, PDP’s defectors as deputy gov joins party

FG inaugurates committee to enhance whisteblower policy


Insurgency: What we told Buhari ‘ North-east governors

Insecurity: Estate residents send SOS to LASG

JAMB set to commence 2020/2021 admission exercise

Anambra govt hunts killer of Obiano security aide

Renewed agitation for LG polls in Anambra

Oshiomhole’s campaign style libelous, can’t win Edo for APC- PGF boss, Lukman


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