Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Russia Unveils First COVID-19 Vaccine As Global Cases Hit 20million

Your Desperation On Security Outfit Has Ulterior Motive, Ortom Tells Miyetti Allah

Edo 2020: Assassination Threat ‘ll Not Stop APC’s Defeat- Imasuangbon

Calamity Of Rape

Lagos Residents Benefit From Poverty Alleviation Programme

Govs Seek Bailout From FG To Tackle Insecurity

Stakeholders List Gains Of Navy, OMSL Collaboration

US Presidential Poll: Biden Picks Kamala Harris As Running Mate

Over 5m Apply For N-Power Batch C Scheme

NECO To Install CCTV Cameras In Centres, Unveils 2020 Timetable

Court Orders Pasting Of Suit Against Ize-Iyamu At APC Headquarters

US Hands Over 200 Ventilators To Nigeria

FG To Domesticate Nanotechnology To Enhance Socioeconomic Growth ‘ Onu

Post-COVID-19 Prosperity Lies With Farmers, Says C’River Gov


Delta APC knocks Okowa over workers salary cut

EFCCs failure to disclose witness name stalls Adokes trial

Court restrains Edo from publishing libellous reports against Okunbo

DSS apprehends ex-Villa worker for alleged $50,000 scam

AbdulRazaq inaugurates panels on Kwara assets, LG funds

APC faults N18bn Rivers flyover loan

Deregistration: Judgment wont affect Ondo poll, says INEC

Court restrains Ondo Assembly from suspending lawmaker

Labour practices: Workers threaten to disrupt MTN services

Patronise free trade zones, NEPZA urges private sector

Federal Government to auction N150bn bonds next week

Equity market extends downturn by N75bn

Commissioners demand restriction of trucks movement in daytime

Senate probes FIIROs alleged extra budgetary spending

Siemens’ll upgrade 105 substations in power deal FG

New CIS president seeks suspension of capital base increase

NSIP probe not about Osinbajo, say Reps

IPPIS is a foreign platform, says ASUU

Petrol imports tumble 72.65% as COVID-19 hits demand

Stakeholders canvass early delivery of Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline

Air Peace to recall some pilots as FG intervenes

NECO fixes 2020 BECE, SSCE for August, October

32,800 generators powering ICT infrastructure, FG laments

Outrage greets death sentence on Kano musician for blasphemy

Strike looms as aviation unions threaten mass action

DSS invites Mailafia for accusing gov of sponsoring Boko Haram

NAHCO ex-workers received N141m in two months PTAD

Over five million candidates jostle for 400,000 N-Power jobs

Southern Kaduna killings ethnic cleansing Northern bishops

Our lawyers responding to Miyetti Allahs letter Ortoms CPS

Ikpeazu denies blaming Kanu for Abias economic woes

15 persons declared wanted over Ekiti festival crisis, killings

Minister solicits COVID-19 vaccine as US presents 200 ventilators

COVID-19: Experts discourage safety tunnels in JAMB offices

Our mandate is Igbo presidency, not Biafra Ohanaeze chief

Police uncover Rivers baby factory, arrest seven, rescue newborn

Repentant terrorists told us northern governor among Boko Haram leaders Mailafia

Politicians exploit insecurity for personal gains Matawalle

Kidnapped Delta council boss regains freedom


Akala: How Niger Delta States Can Address Youth Unemployment

FG Pledges to Complete Gas Fields Concession Programme

NEPZA Mulls Special Zones for Constituency Projects

Expert Prescribes Business Survival Strategies

Buhari to Inaugurate NCDMB Headquarters

Nigeria Must Boost Exports to Avoid Dumping, Says NEPZA Boss

More Weapons, Aircraft Coming for Battle against Boko Haram, Says Buhari

Lagos Records 200 COVID-19 Deaths

Well Scuttle APC Plans to Rig Edo Election, Says Wike

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

FG Eyes Improved Gas Investment

Stakeholders Reiterate Need to Constitute APCON Board


Court orders pasting of suit against Ize-Iyamu at APC’s headquarters

We’ll continue to pursue peace even in face of provocation ‘Obaseki

Ebonyi airport’ll have biggest terminal in Nigeria -Umahi

On Biafra we stand, not Igbo presidency ‘BIG

Ohanaeze not pursuing Biafra agenda but Nigeria’s president of Igbo extraction

You failed in your 2015 election promises, Catholic Bishops tell FG

NUP appeals planned removal of 23,089 pensioners from FG’s payroll

Port infrastructure deficiency threatening Nigeria’s export drive

Nigerian ports to commence 24-hour operations

Renewed profit taking sends investors’ assets tumbling by N83bn

NECO announces new exams dates

Ebonyi market shut down over bomb scare

COVID-19 death toll in Edo hits 100

Post-COVID-19 prosperity lies with farmers Ayade

Deregistered parties: INEC to go to S’ Court

CUPP lauds court judgement on 22 de-registered parties


Buhari’s sadness over corruption fishing corruption

Senate urges FAAN to sanitise airports, okays safety protocols

Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC’s failure to list witnesses

COVID-19 reinforces intangible assets as analysts urge threat mitigation

Use governors’ security votes to fund military, says CISLAC

Lagos Assembly to amend Anti-Cultism Law, includes punishment for cultist’s parent

UN says pandemic could inflict severe damage on youth

Iran jails 2 as spies for Israel, Germany, UK

Kanye West Praises Kris Jenner’s Music Taste Following Explosive Twitter Rant

NECO releases 2020 examination timetable

NDLEA to conduct drug test on security personnel, others ‘ Chairman

Obamas to anchor key slots at Biden’s Democratic convention

NFF okays $2 million COVID-19 relief for clubs, leagues


Federal High Court, Port Harcourt convicts Pirates involved in hijack of vessel

Lagos courts delivered judgments on 122 sexual offences in 2020 ‘ DPP

Don’t politicise issues of security, Matawalle urges Nigerians

Security: NAF to establish base, deploy air assets in Gombe

House of Reps assesses effects of tank farms location on Lagos residents

Stamp Duty: FG to support states to recover backlog

Over 5 million applied for N-Power Batch-C ‘ FG

Amotekun: Criminals will no longer trouble our calm water ‘ Akeredolu

Ex-militant leader berates Timi Frank over calls for sack of NNPC GMD

Ondo 2020: Ahead of deputy gov’s defection, PDP begs members not to dump party for ZLP

State of the Nation: Why we’re returning to trenches ‘ Utomi, Na’Abba, others

Edo 2020: APC to PDP, Purge yourselves of election rigging, violence

NSE market indices drop further 0.58%

Dependence on foreign ship-owners, tonnage threat to national security, economy

Port charges escalate cargo delay at terminals

Truckers spend N.2m on bribe to pass security checkpoints from Mile 2 to Apapa

Nigeria leads Africa in data protection, despite low awareness ‘ NITDA DG

One fear dead, 3 wounded as armed robbers attack hotel in Ilorin

Enugu Commissioner faces court case over land acquisition

NBA, WARDC seek comprehensive Sexual Harassment Bill

Violence: NMA President apologises to Nigerians over conduct of Enugu doctors

Ondo: Sanwo-Olu heads 104-Member APC Campaign Council

Internet fraud:EFCC arrests 3 Corps members, 19 undergraduates, 10 others



ONDO 2020: Sanwo-Olu heads 104-member APC National Campaign council for Akeredolu’s election

Sanwo-Olu pledges to deliver Lagos Integrated Transport System

Post-COVID-19: Human race depends on youth for survival ‘ Atiku

Lagos residents benefit from poverty alleviation programme

Plateau PDP state congress postponed

N1.7trn Social Investment fund: Reps not investigating Vice President

We’ll meet Afenifere, others to actualise Igbo Presidency in 2023 ‘ Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Condemnations trail Sharia Court death sentence of man for blasphemy


Edo COVID-19 deaths toll in hits 100

Dorathy says Bright O is in love with her

FG to assist states recover stamp duty backlog from 2016 Malami

We generate 3bn from Stamp duty weekly FIRS

INEC fixes date for Lagos, Imo, Bayelsa Senatorial bye-elections

Igbos want presidency, not Biafra Ohaneze

Orji denies ownership of EFCC-marked buildings in Abia

Third Force is third position in Ondo PDP


Air Peace to recall some sacked pilots

Buhari appoints Adamu Adaji DG boundary commission

God must win PDP flag off Edo Gubernatorial campaign by trolling Oshiomole

Man impersonating Buharis aide arrested for attempting $50,000 fraud

UK sheds further 114,000 jobs in July

I shall stay the course and offer my shoulders for you all to climb Atiku

Obasanjo must go back to prison when I become President -Fayose

U.S. expects approval of Covid-19 vaccine December

Lawyers express divergent views on China Loan Sovereignty Clause

FG inaugurates transparency committee to report financial wrongdoings

Why forex market is under immense pressure

Edo: Harsh words, as Wike alleges APC plot to void polls

Unlatched containers: FRSC arrests 26 drivers in Lagos, Ogun

Yahoo boys are role models youths look up to nowadays Diezani

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


TY Danjuma foundation renovates dilapidated Abia school after AUTHORITY news report


HOMEF empower fishers in Rivers community

Why INEC must go ahead with Edo, Ondo elections timetable, by IPAC

2023: PDP must reform to reclaim power- Hon. Kate, Plateau chairmanship candidate


Lagos targets local production of 1m electricity meters within 4 years

Nigeria’s micro pension suffers setback on poor savings culture, COVID-19

Recovery: Ending the lip service to cost containment in Microfinance (2)

Why Nigerian insurers may need to consider expert advice for counterparts in East Africa

Our economic crisis: Use N200 billion to generate N18 trillion revenue

Cashew processing creates investment opportunities for Nigerian entrepreneurs

Agony of banks’ customers queuing for hours to access money


Isiagu Monarch Alleges Threat To Throne, Writes IGP, DSS

441 First-Class Graduates Wrote Oyo Teaching Service Test ‘ Teaching Service Commission’s Boss

Plateau-Based Lawyer Tasks FG On Covid-19 Solutions

2023: South-West Agenda Needs Endorsement Of More Northern Figures ‘ APC

NDDC Allegations Unfounded ‘ Collincrystal Energy

Presidency, Third Force Coalition Bicker Over Insecurity


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

Inter-Faith clerics pray Buhari defeats insecurity, corruption in Nigeria

Class of 1979 donates furnitures to Katsina Teachers College

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


Arts, culture imperative for development ‘ Oshodi

A’Ibom: 328 suspects held for robbery, murder, others

I’ll continue to preach Nigeria’s unity, says Orji Kalu

Labour issues 14-day ultimatum to MTN over staff welfare

Blasphemy: Rights group condemns Shariah court’s death sentence

Bauchi: NLC threatens strike over June, July salaries, others

Kano blasphemy: ‘Death sentence, breach of human rights


Exposed: Northern governor funding, leading Boko Haram, Bandits

Why I said cost of data should come down by 40% ‘ Pantami

DSS nabs man over $50,000 appointment ‘fraud

INEC schedules when 12 pending bye-elections ‘ll take place

APC pleads with Obiano to reinstate suspended monarch

Alao-Akala qualified to lead Oyo APC reconciliation team’Adigun-Hammed

Kaduna assembly suspends former deputy speaker, 2 others

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