Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 3 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



US marks record 53,069 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

China clashes with US over new Hong Kong security law

Ganduje, Odigie-Oyegun, Oshiomhole, others lead APC campaign for Edo guber

Club expresses worry over rising cases of diabetics, cancer

Poultry farmers laud Lagos on palliatives, lament bad roads, police extortion

Robbery, rape suspects nabbed in Lagos hotel

Church loses eight pastors, over 8000 members to Boko Haram insurgency

Osimhen’s rise in France shows abundance of talents in Nigeria, says Onigbinde

AMCON takes over Pan Ocean assets over N240 billion debt

Developers celebrate Maryland mall’s fourth anniversary, announce new Lekki development

Customs debits importers N1.1billion in six months

Oshiomhole: Further humiliation awaits the humiliator-in-chief

UNDEDSS, Middle Belt Forum decry face-off over 774000 jobs

FG hopeful of higher revenue as stamp duty tax yields N66b

AfDB raises panel to review graft charge against Adesina

COVID-19: We have not relaxed ban on mass gatherings ‘ NCDC

PDP dissolves Southwest Zonal Caretaker Committee

Plant used to make Madagascar COVID-19 drink exists in Nigeria, says health minister

Airports re-opening: Aides of VIPs will not enter airports ‘ Minister


Plaintiffs withdraw suit suspending Oshiomhole

FG charges RMAFC on non-oil revenue, Buhari inaugurates boards

FG meets JOHESU on hazard allowance

APC caretaker panel visits Tinubu, Akande on peace mission

Engineers society gives N16m scholarships to top UTME candidates

Registration: Ohanaeze General Assembly sues CAC, demands N500bn

We’ve lost 8,370 members to Boko Haram North East church

Rivers suit to stop PTF deductions rejected

Bandits kill six, injure two in Nasarawa

Europe dumping dirty fuel in Nigeria Report

NSITF kicks as Buhari suspends MD, 11 others for fraud

Q1 petrol imports rise to 5.32 billion litres

Nigerian airlines lost $2.09bn in two months IATA

FG distributes 19,108 bags of fertilisers in Kogi

No fire on vandalised Lagos pipeline -NNPC

Petrol price: NLC demands reversal, NECA backs govt

Shippers council plans storage charges removal on export

Anambra PDP chief remanded for alleged document forgery

PDP reconstitutes South-West caretaker committee

Anambra monarchs disagree on 2021 governorship zoning

Ganduje heads APC campaign council for Edo poll

Nigerias debt profile hits N28.63tn

Foreign reserves fell by $373.23m in June CBN

NAFDAC disrupts anti-COVID-19 herb unveiling in Ogun

NCDC blames youths for rapid COVID-19 spread

CBN orders regional banks to expand operations

FG warns medical directors over rising deaths in hospitals

To enjoy public support, ASUU must wage aggressive battle against members corrupt tendencies

Law school paid cleaner N32m a year -Auditor General

National Assembly probes NPA over alleged $1bn secret account

NUPENG gives FG two-week ultimatum over bad roads

Judges absence stalls Ize-Iyamus N700m fraud case

Passenger sneezing on plane’ll be isolated Aero contractors

Court rejects Rivers request for interim stoppage of police fund deductions

BREAKING: Army releases wife of soldier who lambasted Buratai

APC: Akeredolu responsible for deputy govs exit, says Adelami

Flush out armed herdsmen in Enugu community, Reps tell IG

Reps move to rescue Nigerians detained in Libya


Customs Agents Seek FGs Intervention in N500m Demurrage Waiver

Raging Controversy over Airport Concession

US Airlines Announce Schedule Changes

Qatar Airways Reinstates 11 Destinations

Nigerian Divers Blame FG for Unregulated Practices, Foreign Dominance

Court Adjourns Ize-Iyamu, Others Alleged N700m Fraud Trial Till July 7


Niger APC boils as group sacks chairman, 2 others

PDP screens Ajayi, Olafeso, others for guber primary

Edo guber: APC drafts Oshiomhole, Ganduje, Oyegun, Kalu into 49-man campaign council

CUPP, Agbakoba disown new political movement

2021 guber: Again, Anambra monarchs reject zoning

Niger APC boils as Gov Bello heads Edo reconciliation committee

Ekiti PDP won’t give you refuge, Fayose tells Ojudu, Adeyeye

Ondo guber: Dep Gov’s exit won’t affect APC fortune ‘ Adelami, aspirant

APC Crisis: Ajulo writes Buhari, Buni, Tinubu, others, wants amendment of party’s constitution .

FG can’t order private operators not to increase prices of goods, services ‘Odinkalu

PDP, Labour, others reject new fuel price as marketers sell at N143.80 per litre

Rent agreement, C of O, others must carry stamp duty, says FIRS

Nigeria’s total debt now N28.628 tr says DMO

Buhari suspends NSITF MD, 3 directors, 8 others

FG’s 774,000 job initiative would breed laziness ‘ Akwa Ibom commissioner

Again, Cross River warlords attack Ebonyi community, kill couple, abduct 5

Man rapes 40 women in Kano, remanded in prison

NSCDC impounds 3 trucks of stolen crude oil, arrests 11 in Delta

Alleged N700m fraud: Iye-Iyamus trial adjourned

COVID-19: Ayade lauds Buhari, NCDC, others

COVID-19: UNICEF trains Delta women in sanitisers production

Local content: Probe LADOLs Nigerian ownership claim, group tells Buhari

COVID-19: Enugu records 3 deaths, 66 new cases

ESUT Teaching Hospital cries for help, says situation overwhelming

Group urges govt to halt killings over land in Anambra communities


Edo 2020: PDP optimistic about future of the party with Obaseki as flagbearer

Ize-Iyamu calls for violence-free election, wishes Obaseki God’s abundant blessings

We don’t want you in Ekiti PDP, Fayose tell Ojudu, Adeyeye

Ganduje heads APC Campaign Council for Edo Poll

APC: Oyegun, Oshiomhole to campaign for Ize-Iyamu in Edo

AMCON takes over Pan Ocean Group over N240bn debt

Apapa Customs impounds Rolls Royce, Lamborghini Hurricane, others

COVID-19: Visit our offices only on appointment ‘ JAMB tells candidates

COVID-19: Positive cases, deaths spike as PTF lifts lockdown restrictions

House rent agreement, C of O, others to carry stamp duty ‘ FIRS

N240bn Debt: AMCON Takes Over Assets Of Pan Ocean Group
Nigeria Records Trade Deficit Of N139bn In Q1 2020
FIRS Extends Stamp Duty To House Rent, C of O
Reps To Strip President Of Power On Assets Forfeiture
EFCC Arrests Bank Security, 2 Others For ATM Swaps Fraud
12 Non-career Ambassadors Get Tenure Extension
2023: Na’abba, Agbakoba, Utomi, Ezekwesili, Others Unfold New Political Movement
Labour Set For Showdown Over Fuel Price Hike
It’s Not Our Duty To Uncover Sponsors Of Terrorists, Bandits – Military
COVID-19: FG Goes Tough On Hospitals Over Neglect Of Routine Health Services
UBEC Seeks Private Sector Investment In Basic Education


Nigeria confirms 626 new COVID-19 cases, total now 27,110

BREAKING: APC caretaker committee in closed-door meeting with Tinubu

Makinde won’t pay lip service to culture, tourism promotion ‘ Ige

FG converts all govt hospitals in FCT to COVID-19 sample collection centre

BREAKING: PDP Dissolves South-West Zonal Caretaker Committee, names new team

Post COVID-19 economy: Nigerians must embrace taxation for survival ‘Lagos finance commissioner

Buhari appoints more ambassadors to correct imbalance

EFCC tells court how ex-Lagos State Scholarship Board Secretary allegedly diverted N127m

FG donates 114,315 bags of fertilizers to Kogi State farmers, flood victims

Lagos discharges another 40 COVID-19 patients


Alleged forgery: Court remands PDP chieftain Uzor in police custody

Minister: Nigeria has a Madagascar herb plantation

Edo councils victimising officials for refusing to join PDP

Govt probing attack on FMC Lokoja, says PTF chair

Ganduje heads 49-member APC National Campaign Council

INEC displays particulars of Obaseki, others

APC consultations begin as leaders meet Tinubu, Akande

APC stakeholders endorse Adelami

Brace for rise in virus cases, minister alerts Nigerians

Reps move to strip President of power to order assets forfeiture

Ekiti APC stakeholders accuse Fayemi of arresting ward exco

PDP screens Deputy Gov, eight others for Ondo primaries

NLC condemns petrol price hike

Content Board inaugurates sectorial groups

Madagascar COVID-19 herb majorly anti-malaria- FG

PDP rejects N143 fuel price, says FG unsympathetic

COVID-19: Relaxation of restrictions not end of pandemic, PTF warns


Remittance levies: How an indigenous airline owing FAAN N13bn

Responsible parenting crucial to ending gender- based violence

APC names Oshiomhole, Odigie-Oyegun, Ganduje in Edo guber campaign panel

Ekiti APC youths group mocks Fayemis closeness with Buhari, as state fails to make Ambassadorial list

Things are going worse in Nigeria, but those who should speak are not because of ambition Salvador

APC mourns passage of Ondo Health Commissioner

Ondo guber: Dogara PDP committee commences screening of aspirants

CUPP distances self from New Coalition

Switzerland to impose 10-day quarantine on arrivals

ICRC attracts $8bn investments through PPP arrangements

Nigerian Army will remain apolitical, professional, Buratai pledges

Court rejects Rivers request for interim stoppage of police fund deductions

Fayose declares Ojudu, Adeyeye unwelcome in PDP

Buhari approves suspension of NSITF boss, 11 others

NNPC allays fears of possible fire on Lagos pipeline

N240bn debt: AMCON takes over assets of Pan Ocean Group

Customs rakes over N1.1bn from importers in six months

House rent agreement, C of O, others must carry stamp duty, says FIRS

Dont send your Children to school if youre not sure of their safety FG tells parents

How five health facilities reject woman over lack Of bed space in Abuja


Benue varsity’s Vice Chancellor tests positive for COVID-19

4 armed robbery suspects nabbed in Lagos hotel

COVID-19 forces 350,000 poultry farmers out of business in Ogun

Navy recovers goods worth N15m from suspected smugglers in Lagos

Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll hits 603 as NCDC records highest daily infection

PDP opposes N143 new fuel pump price, demands a reversal

Buhari renews appointment of 12 non-career ambassadors

FG introduces stamp duty on House rent agreement, C of O, others

Edo: Ganduje leads Oyegun, Oshiohmole, others for APC governorship campaign

Zenith Bank ranks number one in Nigeria by Tier-one capital

PDP governors to Obaseki: We will help you actualise your second term

Stop imposing wrong candidates on Nigerians, Bankole tells APC, PDP


Nigerian banks bleed amid world’s highest cash reserves

How gas firms, Imo government exploit oil-producing communities

Diversity, inclusion and the challenges

Residents groan as rains expose Lagos’ dilapidated roads

Diversified revenue, tax reform will spur growth post COVID-19 ‘ experts


England Plans To Reopen Schools In September

Kano Lifts Lockdown, Bans Street Begging, Hawking

Confusion Trails Suspension Of NSITF MD, Executive Directors, Others

Fuel Price Wrangling May Push Nigeria Into Full Deregulation

How APC Govs Backed Obaseki’s Move To PDP

COVID-19: Akeredolu Declares Holiday To Honour Dead Commissioner

Reps Move To Strip Buhari Of Power To Order Asset Forfeiture

Theodore Orji Avoids EFCC Asset Declaration With COVID-19 Excuse

Abuja National Hospital Treats 50,000 Patients In 6 Months’ CMD


Pirates attack oil vessel, kidnap 11 crew at Bonny Island

Flight resumptions: We won’t allow VIPs’ aides enter airports ‘ Sirika

DMO: FG spends N609bn on debt servicing in 3 months

CORONAVIRUS: Young Nigerians driving spread, older bearing brunt ‘ NCDC

Edo poll: Govs, ministers, senators, Oshiomhole, Oyegun lead APC’s onslaught

NLC, PDP attack FG over hike in petrol pump price

FG warns against rejection of emergency patients

Flight resumption: NCAA expresses satisfaction over VAIA’s readiness


Group alleges N80bn scam in NDDC, petitions NASS to halt IMC spending

Covid-19: Korean Embassy share election management tips with INEC

Military dismantled illegal refining sites in Delta

Troops recover 505 rustled cattle in Plateau, arms, ammunitions in Benue

PDP Governors laud Obaseki over onslaught on the human trafficking cartel, others

FEC okays N6.7 bn for FCT roads, N2.2bn for Lagos airport runway

Delta Gov, Okowa, wife test positive for coronavirus

COVID-19: Why we disengaged 308 temporary workers- Kano Internal Revenue Service


NSITF mgt attacks Buhari’s Minister, denies sack report

Senate queries law school over payment of N36m dressing allowance into staff account

EFCC docks ex-boss Lagos Scholarship Board over N127m ‘fraud

24 hours after Akeredolu, wife tested positive’. Ondo commissioner dies of COVID-19, CMD tests positive

COVID-19: Bayelsa intensifies screening at entry points

In Kogi, Bello appoints new PA, sacks security aide

FG tasks RMAFC on more revenue from non-oil sector, inaugurates boards of 3 agencies

160,000 persons test positive for COVID-19 daily globally ‘ PTF

Buhari approves renewal of appointment of 12 non-career ambassadors


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