Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 19 July, 2020 PUNCH

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Blogger, others threatening to stone me to death Doctor whose patient died after cosmetic surgery

Ondo poll: PDP chieftain asks court to disqualify deputy gov

As rape assumes epidemic proportions nationally, mental health experts speak on why men rape

Ondo: Over 4,500 delegates for APC, PDP primaries this week

Consider your safety, senior physicians warn 58 UK-bound doctors

Conceiving six months after CS may cause uterine rupture Physicians

Dexamethasone: How Nigerians use COVID-19 drug for weight gain

House of commotion: Buharis appointees and the endless battles from within

Edo 2020: LG vice chairman alleges threat to life over refusal to join PDP

Govt, parents, churches to blame for declining use of indigenous languages Emejulu, ED, National Institute for Nigerian Languages

7,654 Nigerians targeted by unwanted notifications cyber firm

Women to get 60% of N220bn SME fund CBN

130 accounts targeted in attack, says Twitter

Safety violations: UAE impounds aircraft operated by Nigerian airline

COVID-19: South-West records 50% cases, 32% deaths

How Malami is undermining Buharis anti-corruption war Special prosecutor

WASSCE: Dont reopen schools until 2021, ASUU tells FG

Incompetent leadership, nepotism fuelling corruption in Nigeria Sanusi

Online drug stores may compound Nigerias supply chain PCN registrar

525 Nigerians evacuated from US, Cyprus

Customs impounds vehicles worth N132m

COVID-19: Nigerians, other nationals record drop in income, says report

PCN shuts 309 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Ogun

Kidnapped wife, son of late ex-Edo Speaker released

NDDC probe: Dont dishonour Buhari, appear on Monday, Reps tell Akpabio

Nigeriansll start getting COVID-19 test results firsthand, says Ihekweazu

Buhari names major railway station after Jonathan

NHRC reiterates commitment to protect rights of people

Nigeria records 653 COVID-19 cases, total now 36,107

COVID-19: 525 Nigerians return from US, Cyprus

Kidnapped ex-Edo speakers wife regains freedom

Edo election: INEC displays list of 14 governorship candidates

Obaseki, PDP mourn ex-Edo Speaker, Garuba

Coalition knocks Euro groups for opposing Magu probe


Eastern rail project: APC chieftain lauds Kalu’s intervention

Ondo guber: APC governorship aspirants may boycott party’s primary election

2023: Group laments gang upagainst Igbo presidency

Post COVID-19: We should focus on how to grow economy, create jobs ‘Peter Obi

Restructuring can’t rescue Nigeria from imminent dissolution ‘Prof Banji Akintoye

2023 presidency: I’ll support competent candidate irrespective of religion, tribe ‘ Etsu Nupe

Reasons Nigeria should revert to parliamentary system ‘Tanko Yakasai

Gov Uzodimma to create 500,000 jobs in Imo in 3 years

Buhari names railway complex after ex-President Jonathan


Stranded on ships, 200,000 seafarers struggle in virus limbo

Spain tells millions to stay home as EU meets on virus rescue plan

Timely flood alert in Lagos

COVID-19: Vegetable farmers record huge losses

Nigeria must usher Africa into era of space colonization

Youths protest increased cost of marijuana in Ilorin

Buhari names Agbor train station after Goodluck Jonathan

Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions on states interfering in Libya

Police rescue 14 kidnapped women in Katsina

I made a wrong choice in Ajayi as deputy, says Akeredolu

INEC releases final list of candidates for Edo governorship poll

Senate president not nursing ambition to contest for president in 2023 ‘ media adviser

Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak Mbandaka, DR Congo

Bomb explosion kill 5 children, injured 6 others in Katsina village – Police


Coronavirus presents impending food crisis in 2021 ‘ Agribusiness expert warns

COVID-19: Ekiti bans traditional festivals in towns, villages

Human Trafficking: Oyo govt to clamp down on illegal travel agencies

How Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano pipeline project will revive moribund companies ‘ Okwuosa, Oilserv boss

Trillions lost in agency, not N40billion ‘More revelations on Akpabio, Nunieh, others

Daboner urges NDDC to complete Effurun school project

CORRUPTION: US authorities move to seize exiled Gambian dictator’s mansion

Edo 2020: LG vice chairman alleges threat to life over refusal to join PDP

Senate president not nursing ambition to contest for president in 2023 ‘ media adviser

Edo 2020: INEC publishes final list of candidates for governorship election

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Edo governorship election

Council Vice chairmen beg Buhari to prevail on Willie Obiano over LG polls

ONDO 2020: Adoption of indirect primary subversion of APC constitution ‘ Olusola Oke

Ten injured as suspected political thugs disrupt SDP meeting in Ondo

LA LIGA: Atletico Madrid have clear transfer plans ‘ Simeone

CBN should give financial aid to fashion houses ‘ Kazz Kazzian

COVID-19: NUPENG begs ExxonMobile, SPDC, others to protect Nigerian jobs

Delayed salaries ticking time bomb, health workers warn

Concerned Nigerians group mourns US foremost civil rights activist, John Lewis

Labour gives Fayemi 14-day strike notice


Need For Issue-Based, Violence-Free Campaigns In Edo, Ondo

Nigerians Upbeat About FG’s Plan To Create Digital Identity

Again, DisCos Flout NERC’s Order On Capped Estimated Billing

PMB Names Railway Complex After Ex-president Jonathan

Edo 2020: APC, PDP Trade Words Over Destruction Of Campaign Billboards

Popular Lekki Pastor, Omashola Involved In Ghastly Accident In Warri

JUST IN: Wife Of Edo Fmr. Speaker, Zakawanu Kidnapped

Delta Slashes 25% Of Political Appointees Salaries, Suspends Payment Of N30,000 Minimum Wage

FG Names Agbor Station After Goodluck Jonathan

Northern Youths Back Malami Over Magu’s Probe

Expose South-east Senator Who De-marketed Innoson ‘ Sen Ubah Tells Sen Utazi


Nigeria records 653 new COVID-19 cases, total now 36,107

BREAKING: Former Edo speaker’s wife, driver kidnapped on way to husband’s burial

COVID-19: Lagos discharges 42 fully recovered patients

How my husband colluded with others to abduct me for marriage ‘101-year-old great-grand mother speaks on her life and longevity

Stalemate over Ondo deputy governor’s impeachment

Why my impeachment won’t work ‘Ajayi

Govt should activate anti same-sex law to check lesbianism ‘Group

Ondo 2020: Issues as APC picks governorship candidate tomorrow

I’ll win the state for PDP and Ondo people ‘Olafeso

Dep gov must resign his office as the ticket belongs to APC ‘Adetimehin

I made a wrong choice of deputy, says Akeredolu

Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission union ends 8-day strike

NDDC: Ondo Youth dissociates from planned protest against Reps Committee Chair

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Edo governorship election

FG renames Agbor railway station after former President Jonathan

APC, PDP trade words over destruction of Ize-Iyamu’s billboards, posters

Former Senate chief whip, Owie, returns to PDP


Discordant tunes trail half year performance

Sanwo-Olu to empower one million youths with digital skills by 2023

Border closure: Unsold inventory fell by N23.73b in 2019-MAN

Anxiety as forex scarcity hit banks

Corruption in Police Force is exaggerated- Jemibewon

Second Niger Bridge reaches 43 per cent completion in Anambra

Buhari mourns dead American activists

Prosecutor: Video shows Gokada murder suspect buying saw

Arotile: NAF to reveal details of investigation today

Gunmen kidnap, release widow of former Edo Speaker on way to prepare for his burial

Buhari names railway station after Jonathan

FG gives condition for resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train service

UPDATED: Six killed in Katsina bomb blast

China discovers 16 new virus cases in Xinjiang

Two traders, driver sentenced to community service in Edo

COVID-19: 525 Nigerians evacuated from US, Cyprus

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Edo governorship election


Rivers: APC crisis deepens as Amaechi, Abe intensify battle

Impeachment: Ondo deputy governor says getting governorship ticket is key

Edo gov’ship: We’ll use 2016 campaign to our advantage ‘ Edo PDP chairman

Jailed ex-minister dies of coronavirus

Hackers ‘manipulated’ employees to access Bill Gates, Joe Biden, other accounts ‘ Twitter

Newer variant of COVID-19-causing virus dominates global infections

New connection between the eyes and touch discovered

Catholic Church loses priest to COVID-19 in Enugu

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Edo governorship election

It’s premature to talk about 2023 now ‘ Lawan

COVID-19 stalls works on Ajaokuta Steel complex -Mgt

Ondo Guber: No going back on indirect primary ‘ APC

Udom’s Completion agenda: Opening Sustainable Business Opportunities In A’Ibom


Permutations rife as Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu’s fate hangs on Edo voters

Frustration grows over worsening state of nation

How connected are Tinubu, Oshiomhole, 2023 to Magu ordeals

NPA: Enhancing efficiency through investment in port infrastructure, equipment

How Nigeria’s aviation sector loses out over poor aero politics, BASAs

Creating land administration process for sustainable mortgage market


Families Of Slain Akinyele Victims Cry For Justice

Man Attempts To Kill Friend Over N1,000 Debt

Govt Urged To Retrieve Looted Properties, Prosecute Culprits

We’re Putting Final Touches To Our Agric Masterplan ‘ Kwara Gov

Group Queries NASS, Others On N376B NDDC Excess Budget

Five Feared Dead In Bomb Explosion In Katsina


NDDC: IMC unknown to law ‘Afenifere

Pyrates sensitises Nigerians, says virus is real ‘demands accountability from FG, states

Ekiti: Labour issues 14-day ultimatum over unpaid salaries

De-marketing Innoson: You defamed my reputation, Ubah tells Utazi

Kaduna civil servants to resume Monday

Bomb explosion kills 5 children, injures 6 others in Katsina

Classmate who knocked down Arotile ‘has no driver’s licence


Covid-19: Don’t re-open schools- Aremu tells FG

Breaking: Relief as kidnappers release wife of late former Edo Speaker

5 Children dead, 6 injured as bomb blast rocks Katsina community

27-year-old man shoots friend over N1000 debt

Arotile’s death: 2 detained as NAF launches probe

Breaking: Gunmen invade Kaduna communities, kill 20, many missing in fresh attack

Breaking: Former Edo Assembly speaker is dead


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