Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 8 August, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Facebook’s Zuckerberg net worth crosses $100bn mark

Edo 2020: Buhari urges APC to avoid Rivers, Zamfara experiences

Anambra Assembly seeks intensified fight against rape, paedophiles, support for victims

Al-Qaeda penetration alert: FG appeals to developed nations on needed platforms

NEMA urges Jalingo residents to avoid settlement along riverine areas

Flood destroys 110 houses in Zamfara

Oshiomhole’s past attack on Ize-Iyamu: APC, PDP in rare agreement

Edo polls: U.S expresses worry over deteriorating political climate, security interference

PDP governors’ forum urges security agencies to re-strategise to curb insecurity

Edo: Faced with defeat, PDP resorts to childish conspiracies, says APC

Wike condemns crisis in Edo, vows to resist rigging of poll

Edo Assembly: 7 can’t be greater than 17, APC says, condemns Assembly renovation

PDP govs condemn police invasion of Edo Assembly

Edo 2020: Obaseki is a liability to PDP ‘ Ganduje

Telecoms giant MTN exits Middle East to focus on Africa

Growing number of countries mull TikTok restriction over China links

Edo PDP house of assembly candidate condemns purported removal of Speaker

Umahi to Buhari: Don’t sack service chiefs, increase army funds

Group expresses dismay over poor governance in Kogi


I wont go back to husband who abandoned me Risikat, mother of two with blue eyes

Boko Haram ordered me to renounce Christianity or be another Leah Sharibu Juliet, victim who spent two weeks in captivity

We dont know where bomb that killed my brother came from -Sibling of Borno attack victim

How arts helped me become Pharmacy professor Lamikanra

Edo politics of personal attacks and character assassinations

Oshiomhole has hijacked Ize-Iyamus campaign DG, APC Govs forum

APC crisis: Court dissolves Zamfara excos, orders fresh congresses

NLC gives Air Peace, others two-week ultimatum to reverse mass sacking

Jonathan cautions against politics of bitterness

PDP NWC sets up electoral committee for Cross River

10 ways to prevent back pain using computer

Be honest about your money challenges

Lagos tanker drivers to begin indefinite strike Monday

Govt agencies need to stop extorting businesses -Osinbajo

We generated N3.1bn from railways in 2019 NRC

COVID-19: World Bank approves $114.28m for Nigeria

Buhari signs amended Companies and Allied Matters Bill

COVID-19: Mixed reactions as Abuja court fines Naira Marley N200,000 for violations

Aisha Buhari flown to Dubai for neck pain treatment

Failed contracts: NDDC asks senator to refund N2.5bn within two weeks

ICPC probes LUTH CMD for reckless spending, fund diversion

Edo crisis: Pro-APC lawmakers list Obasekis sins in letter to Malami

Killings: Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF, others storm Southern Kaduna today

Well prosecute those who mismanaged COVID-19 contract funds ICPC

Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, 25 others may experience flooding this year NEMA

Akwa Ibom High Court orders COAS to apologise to monarch over breach of human rights

Alleged N284.5m fraud: Court voids ex-Nasarawa SSGs sacking

Ogun traditional rulers seek removal of council chairman

Bayelsa unfairly treated in federal appointments, infrastructure Diri

US envoy hands over ventilators to FG Tuesday

FCT overtakes Lagos in COVID-19 active cases

National health workers threaten strike over unpaid COVID-19 allowance

Student awardees hail philanthropist at 71

Lagos communities where police harass, extort youths

Tanker, Dangote truck kill two in Lagos, Ogun

Again, Ogun police raise the alarm over planned cult attacks

Police allegedly detain key witness to UNIZIK students killing

Most dancers dont have health insurance, use drugs Kaffy

FG eases ban on outdoor sports

Why FG raised hate speech fine to N5m Lai Mohammed

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

Buhari forced to endorse Ize-Iyamu, says Obasekis aide

Buhari signs amended Companies and Allied Matters Bill

How Ogun policemen robbed me of N300,000 Artiste


Virgin Atlantic Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Flour Mills Posts N11.4bn Profit amidst Economic Downturn

Union Gives Ultimatum to Airlines over Pilots Sack

NIMASA to Safeguard Dockworkers Welfare, Rights

NAMA Cries Out for Financial Bailout


Court dissolves Zamfara APC excos, orders fresh congresses

APC, PDP in war of words over Edo Assembly

APC may lose Edo state guber, Govs Forum DG warns

Edo guber: Avoid Zamfara, Rivers, Bayelsa pitfalls, Buhari warns APC

Oshiomhole not the face of my campaign ‘Ize-Iyamu

US expresses concern over political developments in Edo

Rally support for Buhari, Uzodimma tells Nigerian youths

Ondo guber: We’re ready to work for Jegede ‘PDP aspirants

Obaseki placing himself above Edo people ‘Tinubu

Edo impeachment saga targeted at Obaseki ‘ Wike

COVID-19: W’Bank approves $114.28mfor Nigeria

Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG tanker drivers begin strike on Monday

Ekiti partners Ecobank to drive women empowerment, microcredit loans and agency banking

Failed Edo Assembly invasion an attempted coup dtat Obaseki

Our vigilantes already embedded in 36 states Miyetti Allah

US expresses concern over political developments in Edo

FG to transform civil service with technological innovations Yemi-Esan

WBank approves $114.28m for Nigeria to fight COVID-19


Buhari endorses Ize-Iyamu, cautions against Rivers, Zamfara experience

Edo Guber: PGF DG urges Oshiomhole to exercise restraint

Failure to bridge gap between rich and poor could be precursor to chaos

UI student killed in factory accident buried amidst tears

Edo House Of Assembly As Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s political chessboard

Border closure not permanent policy, says Osinbajo

Obaseki’s action an assault on constitutional democracy, rule of law, says Tinubu

Umahi advises Buhari to retain service chiefs

VP Osinbajo wants deepening of PPP for infrastructure development

COVID-19: World Bank approves $114.28 m for Nigeria

Anambra monarchs prevented from meeting Buhari

Trump jumps on Biden comments about black voters

Minister appeals to NASS for improved budget for physical planning in FCT

Naira Marley gets second conviction in two days


Court Fines Naira Marley N200,000 Over COVID-19 Guidelines

NEDC Approves N6bn To Address Human Capital Devt In N/East

NEMA Warns 28 States, 102 LGs Of Imminent Flood

Police Deploy 491 Officers As Nasarawa By-election Holds Today

NLC Gives Airlines 14-day Ultimatum To Reinstate 169 Sacked Workers

30 Years After, PMB Signs Amended Companies And Allied Matters Bill

FG Set To Meet 5 Million Tonnes Of LPG Utilization- Sylva

FG Commences Technological Innovations In Service -HoS

Edo: PDP Alleges Plot By APC To Obtain Extra INEC Result Sheets

Edo Speaker to AGF: Don’t Allow Politicians To Use Your Prestigious Office To Cause Crisis


NBA has institutionalised electoral fraud ‘ Falana

Nigeria records 443 new COVID-19 cases, total now 45,687

No going back on December deadline for single haul tanker phase-out ‘ NIMASA DG

Lagos teachers demand life insurance to handle 60,000 SSS3 students

I am extremely proud to be Col. Victor Banjo’s daughter ‘Prof. Yinka Omigbodun

Most NDelta leaders are greedy, corrupt ‘Ozobo, Ijaw group leader

COVID-19, hot weather shouldn’t prevent exclusive breastfeeding

NDDC: The feeling in Niger Delta region is that of betrayal, anger ‘Nwauju, Spokesperson, NDRA

NDDC: Let looting attract death sentence without option of plea bargain ‘Rights groupleader

15 people dead as Indian COVID repatriation flight crashes on landing

PDP campaign council condemns invasion of Edo Assembly


Furore over selection of new monarch in Badagry

Nigerians slam Bauchi gov over appointment of special assistant on single women affairs

Kano fumigates 528 schools ahead of resumption

Ajaokuta steel confirms first Covid-19 case, hospital shut

Police not involved in Lagos communitys land dispute

Southern Kaduna:Makarfi seeks intervention of FG, leaders

School proprietors hail Sanwo-Olu for reopening schools

Woman dies in Lagos tanker accident as driver flees

Umahi disagrees with NASS on sack of Service Chiefs

Obaseki knows how to get things done

No plans to rig Edo Gov poll- APC

NASS pledges support for Buharis anti-corruption fight

Edo Assembly orders closure of bank accounts

Rep: Govts ignored warnings on planned Southern Kaduna attacks

US concerned over Edo, Ondo Gov polls

Edo will witness proper legislative matters Ganduje

UPDATED: NUPENG directs tanker drivers to withdraw services


China in anger as Trump finally bans TikTok, Wechat

Buhari approves Amended Companies and Allied Matters Bill

$1.2bn Azura Power Project: Did Suswams Committee goof

Governor Umahi opposes sacking of service chiefs

Lai Mohammed gives reason for increasing hate speech fine to N5m

Edo: Buhari has dented his image by endorsing Ize-Iyamu PDP

Buhari is making progress, stop grumbling Adesina

Ivory Coast President to run for third term amid opposition

Fugitive wanted by the FBI since 1977 has been apprehended

Robots protect doctors working with COVID-19 Patients in Rwanda Minister

EU offers 33 million to support Lebanon after explosion

4 reasons Ghana should be your next travel destination

Air India plane carrying 191 persons crashes at Kerala

NEMA lists 28 states to experience flooding in 2020

Buhari signs amended Companies And Allied Matters Bill

Edo Assembly orders closure of bank accounts

331 Nigerians arrive Abuja from United Arab Emirates

Air Peace, Bristow given 14 days to reinstate sacked workers- NLC

Oil leakage is not from our facility, NAOC tells Rivers State

NCC revises charges for USSD services of mobile networks

Nigeria Governors Forum plans to meet with Buhari on security matters

We will resist attempt to illegally take over Edo Assembly, says Obaseki

COVID-19: Again FG extends second phase of eased lockdown for four weeks

Al-Qaeda, ISIS: U.S. warning just piece of advice, military affirms

Chinese loans merely 11.28% of external debt as at March, FG clarifies

MAN demands passage of PIB bill to regulate PMS pump price


Edo guber: PDP, APC clash over ‘plot to rig election result

Coronavirus is still infecting humans and economies

Court dissolves 13-year-old marriage as wife starves husband of sex

Over 80,000 children displaced due to Beirut explosions ‘ UNICEF

COVID-19 cases in Africa surpass a million

We’re overcoming poverty through financial literacy, skills acquisition ‘ IDPs

Buhari signs amended Companies and Allied Matters Bill

Edo guber: ‘Oshiomhole may cost APC victory

Buhari’s meeting with Ize-Iyamu dent on his image, war on corruption

Court voids sack of Nasarawa SSG

Why we want to sell our two aircraft ‘ Med-View

Exit: Shoprite employs 4,500 staff, supports 500 farmers in Nigeria

COVID-19: Nigeria records 354 of the virus, total infections hit 45,244


Insecurity: Gov Bagudu urges traditional rulers to support community policing

33 killed in fresh attack on Southern Kaduna

Edo crises: PDP charges INEC to go after those committing electoral crimes

Edo Assembly invasion an attempted coup Gov Obaseki

What scientists must do to access CBNs research grant

Why Oshiomhole must not lead APC Edo guber election campaign, by Govs Forum DG

Federal Character: Gov. Ugwuanyi canvasses fair share for Enugu

Edo: Why APC, PDP must play according to rules, by IPAC


COVID-19 Hazard Allowances: FG Short Paid Us By 40% ‘ Health Workers

Assailants Robbed My Brother, Pregnant Wife Before Killing Them ‘ Brother

Edo Guber Polls: Buhari Endorses Ize-Iyamu, Warns APC Against Zamfara, Rivers Experiences

30 Years After, Buhari Signs Company, Allied Matters Bill Into Law

Edo Assembly: PDP Urges INEC To Withdraw Certificates Of Return From 14 Members-elect

Edo PDP, APC In War Of Words Over Parallel Houses Of Assembly


Presidency: Repentant terrorists won’t join military

PDP rejects FG’s reviewed broadcast code

INEC threatens to halt Edo, Ondo guber if

Group raises alarm over poor governance In Kogi State

Worsening security; Governors present resolutions to Buhari soon

Mass sack: Pilots, engineers threaten to withdraw services

Tuberclosis kills 22, as 50 drugs resistance patients’ uncovered in Adamawa, Taraba

PDP mocks Ize-Iyamu over rejection by Edo APC

Kaduna Assembly rerun: Tribunal declares PDP winner


Sacked airline workers: NLC issues 2-week ultimatum for reinstatement

I was careful to not intimidate my wife with my academic credentials ‘ Professor Bada

World Bank approves $114.28m for Nigeria’s COVID-19 response

Chinese Loan arbitration: Nigeria must resist choice of Hong Kong ‘Lawyers

Exchange rate unification: CBN weakens official naira to N380/$1

Reps uncover N156bn uncompleted power projects in TCN

NRC rakes in N3bn in 2019, N1.5bn from Abuja-Kaduna rail line service


2023: Idoma elders should reach out to stakeholders ‘ Suswam

Combatting xenophobia through cultural diversity

Access Bank Zambia to merge with Cavmont Bank Zambia

God not gun protects, delivers police from hoodlums

NASS decries TCN’s N156bn uncompleted power projects


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