Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 23 July, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



US to buy 100 million doses of potential virus vaccine

Another teenager killed by suspected ritualists in Ibadan

Kano cancels traditional Sallah festivities

Police allegedly kill one, injure four during okada riders’ protest in Ogun

20 feared dead as tanker explodes on Benin-Sapele highway

I am healed, COVID-19 not death sentence, says Ikpeazu

Man in court for defiling teenage housemaid

Ogun plans reopening of worship centres

How AMCON can meet its N5tr debt recovery target

More VIPs violate safety, security protocols at airport

OPS demands account for N35tr debt in 10 years

Market sustains slide as GSK, others lead N1billion losses

Before our fleeing doctors arrive UK

CAN knocks FG on Kaduna killings

Fayemi is positive for COVID-19, wife, aides undergo tests

Police deploy 500 personnel to Southern Kaduna ‘ CP

COVID-19: Intimidation, harassment, detention of journalists surge in Nigeria

Nigeria must globalise legal practice, resolve endless litigations, says Adesina

Kim Kardashian Breaks Silence On Kanye West’s Mental Health Amid Divorce Claims

Court to deliver judgment in ex-Army General’s suit against Lagos Govt. Oct. 14

Senate clears ex-Guardian editor, 39 others as ambassador-designate


Delta communities threaten new 1,050 refinery workers

COVID- 19 stalls Offa bank robbers trial

Bandits kill two, nine women rescued in Katsina communities

Be fair on COVID-19 clinical trials, Reps tell WHO

64 almajirai recover from COVID-19 in Niger

Reopening: Ogun evaluates mosques, churches readiness

16 passengers escape death in Rivers boat accident

Dont waste money on 2023 presidency, MASSOB tells Igbo

Nigeriall benefit from regional off-grid power project World Bank

Ondo election : Jegede emerges PDP candidate

Youre the headquarters of corruption, PDP replies APC

Court upholds deregistration of two more political parties

Ogun APC gives members 14 days to withdraw court cases

How Chief Judges directive delayed Atikus lawyer, son-in-laws trial

Parental failure, police wickedness exposed as CJ frees 42 juveniles

EFCC to arraign two for rigging NBA election

It takes Gods grace not to contract coronavirus in Nigerias markets Ambassador, whose family survived COVID-19

Lawyer threatens to sue Buhari over non-appointment of judge-nominees

FGs July bonds oversubscribed by N340.13bn

Service Chiefs: Presidency reply to NASS insensitive, says SAN

Customs promote 2,634 officers

Oil falls to $43 as US crude inventories rise

CBN disburses N635.39bn to commercial farmers

Nigeriall benefit from regional off-grid power project WBank

Marketers imported 536,000MT of petrol after deregulation

MAN, LCCI decry inaccessible N50bn COVID-19 loan

Oyo plans N100bn-bond for roads, airport, APC faults Makinde

Payment for Nigerian oil block transparent, says Eni

Amotekun to recruit 3,000 personnel in Oyo

Fayemi tests positive, wife, commissioners, others undergo COVID-19 test

NDDC probe: National Assembly may decide Akpabio, others fate today

Senate gives Buhari September deadline to present 2021 budget

Ayades aide slumps, dies

Kidnapped Kano lawmakers daughter regains freedom

Repsll approve Senates Sexual Harassment Bill, says Gbajabiamila

COVID-19: NCDC says 247,825 samples tested

774,000 jobs: Keyamo will supervise recruitment, labour ministry replies NAssembly

Its deceitful blaming Southern Kaduna killings on politics MBelt Forum, SOKAPU

UN condemns killing of aid workers in Borno

Funtua got appointments for female politicians Aisha Buhari

Shiites blames police for Channels TV journalist, DCPs death

Gunmen kidnap four Chinese, kill cop in Cross River

Boko Haram kills kidnapped Borno aid workers Report

UAE orders Nigerians with expired visas to leave Aug 17

Malabu: Italian prosecutors seek 10-year jail term for Dan Etete

Court upholds deregistration of two more political parties

COVID-19 worsening unemployment, says NYSC boss

Senate confirms Adesina, Djebah, 38 others as ambassadors

Abuja airport DSS boss flouted protocol, assaulted our official FAAN


Ondo PDP primary: Police arrest man with fake ballot sheets

CPP denies collecting N65m for Obaseki’s endorsement

INEC: Court upholds de-registration of DPP, RAP as political parties

Buhari’s personality won’t help APC in 2023 ‘Caretaker Committee Sec

COVID-19: NOC yet to receive $100m IOC grant ‘Gumel

Stamp duty: Landlords, agents must remit 6% tenancy, lease agreement ‘FIRS

FAAN accuses DSS official of assaulting airport security

Amotekun: Makinde approves recruitment of 3,000 personnel

Over 15 burnt to death as tanker explodes in Delta

NIDO thumbs FG for evacuation of Nigerians in Thailand


Police parade 217 kidnappers, bandits, recover N93m

House to provide funding for fight on gender-based violence ‘ Gbajabiamila

Governor Mohammed spends N500m on cars, keke NAPEP to cushion effect of Covid-19 in Bauchi

Buhari embarks on peace mission to Mali Thursday

ICPC partners Oyo Auditor-General in anti-corruption fight

Edo Poll: APC member drags party to court, seeks Ize-Iyamu’s disqualification

FG approves new policy on local production of bitumen

Ogun pig farmers lose millions of Naira, call for government assistance

Why we set up investigative panel on pharmacy practice, PCN Chair, Mora explains

Allow us correct your mistakes, APC tasks PDP

Labour Party suspends National Vice Chairman, Southwest

PDP to Presidency: Respond to Ndume’s stance on military underfunding

2023: You can’t ride on Buhari’s popularity again, APC tells members

Edo deputy gov denies nursing 2024 governorship ambition

Nigeria burns $779.9m in 6 months, as oil firms flare 228.8bscf of gas

COVID-19: Transcorp Hotels priorities safety

30 years old man to die by hanging for armed robbery in Delta

Over 25 burnt to death as tanker explodes in Delta

I abuse my stepdaughter as my wife refuses sleeping with me ‘ Suspect

Foundation offers N150m to enable 40 infertile couples become parents

COVID-19: Osun records one death, 8 new cases

Vitamin D crucial in management of COVID-19, Sickle Cell Disorders ‘ Dr David Ajibade

Relax, don’t be anxious about COVID-19 ‘ LASG advises citizens

WHO expresses concern over impact of COVID-19 on indigenous people

How my father was beheaded, set ablaze’ Son of murdered Akwa Ibom village head

Gunmen kill policeman, kidnap 4 expatriates in Cross River

Spike in COVID-19 cases in Kwara stalls continuation of Offa bank robbery trial

Unknown armed men kill traditional ruler in Benue

FG okays contract for scanners for Onne, Port Harcourt, Tin Can ports

Nobody is above scrutiny of the N’Assembly ‘ Lawan

Our head of formation didn’t assault FAAN official ‘ DSS

FEC approves N75bn youth investment fund

Norway contributes N420m to Nigeria One UN COVID-19 response

PDP to Presidency: Respond to Ndume’s stance on military under funding

Kim Kardashian seeks ‘compassion’ for husband Kanye West

Stamp Duty: Landlords, property agents to collect, remit 6% on tenancy, lease agreement

Buhari, most followed African leader on Twitter ‘ BCW Twiplomacy report

Police allegedly shoot motorcyclist dead, injure four, during protest in Ogun


COVID -19: Reps Warns WHO Against Vaccine Trial Discrimination

DSS, AVSEC Clash Over Breach Of Protocol

FG Moves To Stop Importation Of Bitumen

Nobody Is Above NASS Scrutiny ‘ Lawan

PMB Fumes, Says Killers Of Aid Workers ‘ll Face The Law

Stop Twisting Facts On Kaduna Killings, CAN Tells

Non-Indigenes Hail Obaseki’s Infrastructural Devt In Edo, Reaffirm Support For Governor’s Second Term Bid

FG Okays N75bn Youth Investment Fund

PMB Embarks On Peace Mission To Mali Thursday

Work on Superhighway, BakassiDeep Seaport On Course, Says Ayade


Over 0.5 million received contraceptive methods through NURHI in 5 years

Still on demolition of Nigeria’s building in Ghana

[BREAKING] Ondo 2020: Eyitayo Jegede wins PDP primaries election

Nigeria records 543 new COVID-19 cases, total now 38,344

Buhari condemns killing of 5 aid workers

Nigerian Journalism Institute’s house named after Funtua

Nobody is above scrutiny of the National Assembly ‘ Ahmad Lawan

Ngige, Faleke throw caution to wind, throw tantrum in the public

Buhari’s name won’t win 2023 election,Udoedehe tells APC faithful

UNILORIN to begin N600m poultry project, says VC

Why habitual use of alcohol-based hand sanitisers better avoided

Kanye West says he is trying to divorce Kim Kardashian in deleted tweet

$1.3bn Nigeria oil field purchase: Italian prosecutors demand jail term for Shell, Eni executives

Olam Nigeria, IFAD’s value chain development programme inject N3bn into Nigerian economy

Oil spillage: Reps demand list of defaulting oil companies from DPR

EFCC secures forfeiture of businessman’s houses, N46m to FG

Customs appoints 5 ACG, promotes 2,634 officers

Reps quiz AGF over $11bn allegedly withdrawn from Excess Crude Account for power sector

FEC okays N75b Nigeria Youth Investment Fund

Reps seek upward review of 13% derivative fund from natural resources to 50%

Court upholds de-registration of DPP, RAP as political parties

Tanker explosion kills, injures scores in Delta

FIRS insist house tenants pay 6 percent stamp duty


Lawmaker faults repatriation of almajirai

Social media new platform for teachers seeking help

Students fault ASUU on 2021 resumption date

Reps demand evidence of $11b withdrawal from ECA

Tenants now to pay six per cent stamp duty, says FIRS

Payment of N30m monthly to power firms worrisome, says Senate

Magu to open defence before Salami panel today

2023 Presidency: Southwest APC backs Yaris power shift advocacy


Boko Haram Releases Video Of Killing Of 5 Humanitarian workers

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Adesina, 38 Others As Ambassadors (FULL LIST)

Just IN: Fire Guts NTA Building, cause of incident revealed (Video)

BREAKING: Senate Gives President Buhari Deadline To Present 2021 Budget

BREAKING: Governor Fayemi Contracts Covid-19

Oyo State Cancels 3rd Term, Approves Guide For Resumption Of Schools

Some Recovered Vehicles Auctioned to Presidential Villa Magu Makes Revelation

Breaking: Reps. Give Akpabio 48 Hours To Name NASS Members Who Got NDDC Contracts


APC to members: Buhari tsunami won’t work in 2023

Electoral reforms: 5,000 sign petition against N/Assembly recess

Court rejects PDP’s suit against Ogun exco

No petition against Akeredolu ‘ Appeal panel

No to zoning in Cross River ‘ Ndoma-Egba

Uncertainty dogs admission for students awaiting school cert results

800 students per lecturer in COE Akwanga unacceptable ‘Union

I went into crime because neighbours were calling me thief

COVID-19: Woman police officer distributes palliatives to Lagos community

FCT minister promises support to entrepreneurship devt

Over 20 persons burnt to death in Delta tanker explosion

Stamp Duty: FIRS orders landlords, agents on 6% charge remittance

FG validates Notore’s 10m man-hour operations

FG validates Notore’s 10m man-hour operations

Equities market closes flat despite blue-chip stocks’ gains

AMCON tasks partners on debt recovery

COVID-19 has increased ICT value in Nigeria ‘ NITDA


Against, Hope Of Of 74 Political Parties Dashed, As Court Upholds INECS Power To Deregister

14 lawmakers vow to pursue bill seeking review of revenue sharing formula

Gombe: Judge petitions NJC over alleged plots to stop her elevation as CJ

Court stops Ebonyi LG poll

Man in police net over defilement of 9- year- old step daughter

Ebonyi: Umahi signs 2020 revised budget into law

Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI kill more bandits in Zamfara

Ebonyi Gov suspends ACTDB board members indefinitely over building collapse

Uncompleted 3 storey building collapses in Ebonyi State


Cotonou now choice exit route for Nigerians travelling to Europe, US

4 issues dragging Nigeria’s industrial prosperity

Edo guber: Resetting Edo is a task that must be fulfilled ‘ Dan Orbih

Traveller survey reveals COVID-19 concerns in aviation sector

Nigeria’s inclusion in countries likely to face food crisis reiterates need for urgent action

CBN’s import ban and Nigeria’s looming maize crisis


COVID-19: Ganduje Suspends Eid El-Kabir Festivities

Ohanaeze Mourns Izuogu, Z-600 Car Inventor

Our Farmers’ Empowerment Programme Will Boost Food Security ‘ Lagos

Amotekun Urged To Check Improper Dressing And Bastardisation Of Yoruba Language

Again, Ebonyi SIEC Shifts LG Elections To August 29

Maize Farmers Reject Sham Project For Farmers In Anambra

COVID-19: NITDA Raises The Alarm On Increased Cyber Crime


Military air strike kills several bandits’, in Zamfara

You can’t force me to sack Service Chiefs, Buhari dare Senate

Reps give Akpabio 48 hours to publish House members allegedly involve in NDDC contract

Kidnappers demand N20m ransom from widow of ex Edo Speaker police claim to have rescued

Insecurity: Stop accusing us, get involved, says Buratai

Reps probe N613.5bn appropriated for inmates in 10 years


FEC approves $18.12m, N3.255bn to procure scanners for Customs

$1.3bn scandal: Prosecutors seek jail terms for Eni, Shell executives

Senate: DisCos, GenCos lack capacity to deliver electricity

$9.8m: Ex-NNPC GMD shuns cross-examination by EFCC

Not brushing teeth linked to mouth, stomach cancer

Makinde’s financing projects with N100bn bond, laughable ‘ Oyo APC


Lawyer makes clarification on reported Hushpuppi’s release from US custody

Ondo 2020: How Jegede floored deputy governor, picked PDP guber ticket

Airbus eyes hydrogen power for airliner in next decade

Interrogating Ayade’s governance of Cross River

Police arrest 217 kidnappers, others, recover 43 AK-47 rifles

N75 bn Youth Investment Fund: NYCN President, Sukubo commends Buhari, Dare

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