Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 15 August 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


US congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan

Pope urges help for drought-hit Somalia

One dead, 20 injured in explosion at Armenian market

41 killed in fire at Cairo Coptic church

Buhari re-appoints aide who lost APC ticket in Kano

ASUU strike: APC chief blames SAP for crisis in educational sector

Delta: Gunmen attack police officers, cart away rifles, kill one

Tears as LAWMA’s public affairs director buries husband

Lagos police parade suspected car snatchers terrorising Iba-Igando-Egbeda area

Kidnapping: Edo, Delta police, military rescue 33 children

Bauchi police arrest 27-year-old boy for allegedly impregnating, killing, burying boss’ daughter

Oshodi residents bemoan blackout, urge reversal of bills

UK trainer applauds Akwa Ibom leadership model

Underwriter declares N44.97b GWP, reassures shareholders of returns

Delta government seals off gas plant posing danger to community

Flood kills 50, displaces hundreds in Jigawa

Ghana High Commission refutes Akufo-Addo’s alleged letter advising Tinubu to step aside for Peter Obi

NDLEA uncovers 442 parcels of Crystal Meth in heads of smoked fish

NDLEA intercepts 1.1m Tramadol tabs in Kaduna, others in Lagos, Kano


How to check vote-buying in Nigeria Ex-REC

Raid bushes, uncompleted buildings, IGP orders policemen

Nigerias N9tn oil revenue threatened, FG blames theft

Monkeypox spreads to 27 states, cases hit 172

Ekweremadu: Ohanaeze faults Malami, seeks FGs intervention

Stock investors lose N571bn in one week

Air raid: Terrorists feared killed in Niger, Kaduna

Cooking gas price jumps 105% in 12 months

Army rescues another Chibok girl with child, others

FG sacks 23 workers with fake employment letters

FG, states should stop the borrowing binge

18 terminal operators owe FG $753m, N1.61bn AGF

NSITF under fire in Senate over N17.2bn transfer

How to make Nigerian ports competitive

Third term: I’ve not bowed to pressure, says Pinnick

Money-seeking council officials block Lagos road, beat drivers

Lagos-Ibadan: Construction, convention ground traffic, police ban hawking

Robbers invade Nasarawa school, kill teacher, injure other

Lagos agency arrests residents over waste bills

Families deny excavating Lagos wetland, destroying property

Priest, seminarian abducted near military checkpoint, N50m demanded

Family of Ebonyi teenager raped, killed alleges compromise

Police, military rescue 32 kidnapped children, others

Ondo court remands seven over kidnapping, murder

One dead, two injured in Ebonyi auto crash

$2bn worth of crypto stolen Report

UN urges Nigeria, others on crypto regulation

Air Nigeria, NNPC Limited and Nigerias debt resolution

Nigeria beat SKorea in U-20 Womens World Cup

Caution your supporters, police warn presidential candidates, others

Joshua reserves special praise for Usyk

Six feared dead as tankers explode in Rivers

Senate: Why Umahis female rival was expelled -APC

FGs approach cant end insecurity, says APM chair


One Injured as Soldiers, Police Clash in Osun

Oyetola’s Case a Waste of Time, Dead on Arrival, Says Adeleke

Edo, Delta Police, Military, Vigilance Group Rescue 34 Kidnapped Victims

Abductors Kill MAPOLY Beauty Queen in Ogun

Flood Kills 50, Displaces Scores in Jigawa

Global Citizen Festival to Hold in Accra, New York

Nigeria’s Domestic, External Debt Service Gulps N15.22trn in 10 Years

Northern Group Demands Sack of NSA, Holds Protest Wednesday

NDLEA Uncovers 442 Parcels of Crystal Meth in Heads of Smoked Fish

Ghana High Commission Disowns Akufo-Addo’s Purported Letter Advising Tinubu to Suspend Presidential Ambition

Atiku, Okowa, Tambuwal, Attend Wedding of Lamido’s Daughter

Ogun APC Probes Amosun’s Comment on Rigging 2019 Guber Election


Atiku, Wike camps in make or mar meeting

Senatorial seat: Ebonyi APC expels Umahis rival

Allow 7m Nigerians complete voter registration or face legal action, SERAP threatens INEC

Road to 2023: Dismissing Atiku, Obi, Kwankwaso’ll be living in self-denial Lukman, APC Vice Chairman

Oil mining leases: ExxonMobil optimistic to unlock potential value

H1 2022: Lending rates dip as ETI, FBNH, 5 others generate N570bn in loans

FG inaugurates team to tackle gas glaring

CDHR urges NERC, BPE to respect court injunction on BEDC takeover

Gas supply shortages to industries to worsen unemployment, forex crisis

Ohanaeze to FG: Dont abandon Ekweremadu

NAPTAN asks union to consider plight of parents as ASUU strike enters 6 months

Varsities impunity of exceeding admission limit almost stopped 10,000 from going to Law School Malami

Police arrest man, 59, for allegedly raping one-year-old girl in Bauchi

NAF bombards terrorists enclaves, kills scores in Niger

IGP orders watertight security in schools, hospitals, others

N5m Judgment debt: Lawyer commences committal proceedings against Customs Boss

60 monkeypox cases reported in 19 states-NCDC

Clergy urges churches to promote unity, serve as agents of change

Victims of MBA forex fraud picket Christ Embassy in Rivers

Nigeria will witness complete turnaround Cleric


Use Enugu airport for international travel, S-Easterners urged

Rebranding NDDC: Charting a new course for developing Niger Delta

Audit, annexation of NDDC initiated by presidency, not Umana ‘ Niger Delta Network

Pensioners accuse S’ West govs of abandonment

Lekki Deep Seaport set for completion ‘ Transport Minister

PIA: Ijaw restates objection to 3% for host communities

Ex-militants leaders threaten Justice Ministry officials over alleged sabotage of Amnesty office

NDDC board: N-Delta groups give FG one-week ultimatum

18 terminal operators owe FG $753m, N1.61bn ‘ Reps

Compensation: States could lose road projects over unreasonable demands ‘ Fashola

DISCOs: BPE, CBN give banks 6 month deadline to quit

APC crisis: Plot to oust Adamu thickens

PDP crisis: Party govs move to reconcile Atiku, Wike

How el-Rufai, APC N-West caucus demanded key positions in govt from Tinubu

Ghana High Commission refutes Akufo-Addo’s alleged letter advising Tinubu to step aside for Peter Obi

2023: Those plotting PDP’s downfall fueling Atiku, Wike feud ‘ Group

Intervention in BEDC: CDHR calls on NERC to maintain status quo

Igbo elders condemn killings in Imo, other states

Fix Satellite Town roads same way you fixed Apapa traffic, residents tell Sanwo-Olu

Hard Times: Why street parties, road blocks no longer happen for naming, marriage ceremonies

NDLEA uncovers 442 parcels of Crystal Meth in heads of smoked fish

Air Force jets kill scores of terrorists in Niger

19-year-old comedian remanded in prison over pranks on bank robbery

IG orders tight security around schools, hospitals, other national infrastructure

Police nab serial burglar after stealing phones worth over N30 million

Insecurity: Ondo Amotekun arraigns 7 over kidnapping, murder, robbery

Family demands justice over mysterious death of daughter

Abuja Attacks: ‘We don’t really know our enemies’, jittery residents speak after terrorists forced closure of university

IPMAN vows to shut down depots, filling stations over police harassment

States could lose road projects over unreasonable demands for compensation ‘ Fashola

BBNaija: Daniella’s lover, Khalid evicted


NLNG Expands Community Devt With Phase 2 Of GMoU

IEA Cuts Nigeria’s Sustainable Oil Output Capacity By 200,000bpd

Insecurity, Dwindling Economy Setting Nigeria On Dangerous Tailspin ‘ Gani Adams

2023: Ogun Rally Support For Tinubu, Abiodun, Adeola

N14bn Ponzi Scheme: Father, Son Know Fate August 18

Pressure UK To Transfer Ekweremmadu’s Case To Nigeria, OhanaezeTells Federal Govt

NDLEA Intercepts 1.1m Tramadol Tabs, Arrests 3 Suspects In Kaduna

41 Killed In Egyptian Church Fire

AIB-N Urges Airlines To Set Up Investigative Units

Buhari Reappoints Ex-PA, Bashir Ahmad, As Special Assistant

NAF Airstrikes Hit Terrorists’ Meeting Venues In Niger, Kaduna

Ex-MOSOP Leader Tasks Buhari On Commitment To Ogoni Clean-up

Insecurity: IGP Orders Watertight Security Around Schools, Hospitals


Residents scramble as soldiers, police clash in Osun

NAF airstrike kills terrorists at gathering in Niger

UNICEF pledges continuous partnership with Niger govt to promote, support breastfeeding

Arm Amotekun, vigilantes, others, UNIPAF- led coalition tasks south, middle-belt govs

Five missing as Edo police rescue 34 kidnapped football players, fans

Gunmen kill teacher, injure another in Nasarawa school

Audit query: 18 terminal operators owe FG $753m, N1.61bn

APC didn’t conduct governorship primaries in Akwa Ibom, INEC insists

Consultations ongoing between Tinubu, Amaechi, Lawan, others ‘ APC national vice chairman


IG raises alarm over plot to attack public facilities

Anger in APC over non-refund of nomination fees

Igbo elders: enough of killings in Southeast

Tracking Nigeria’s frightening debt crisis

Ohanaeze seeks Fed Govt’s intervention in Ekweremadu’s case

Keyamo: I won’t resign as minister over campaign spokeman appointment

Intervention in BEDC: CDHR calls on NERC to maintain status quo

Emenike: we are determined to reach Abia Govt House

Labour unions to Buhari: constitute NDDC board now

‘We’re sure of PDP’s victory in Cross River’

18 terminal operators owe Fed Govt $753m, N1.61b

Nigeria records 13 new cases of Lassa fever

Termites allegedly eat up documents on N17.128b expenditure at NSITF

$450m trapped funds: Foreign carriers fear currency devaluation

Abacha sues PDP, INEC over allege unlawful substitution

Senator faults Buhari’s state pardon for Dariye, Nyame, others

Why vote-buying is spreading, by Rivers REC

RCCG ordains 2,000 pastors at convention

Past leaders’ efforts at uniting Nigeria have not yielded desired results…

Repentant Boko Haram members engaged to clean streets in Maiduguri


3 worshippers die, 13 others injured in road accident after attending RCCG convention

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest, seminarian, demand N50m ransom

Twitter user raises alarm as TikTok influencer posts his obituary online

Annie Idibia blames ‘malicious humans’ for latest 2Baba rumour

Allow 7m Nigerians to complete voter registration or face legal action ‘ SERAP tells INEC

Labour Party rejects Utomi’s choice for campaign spokesman

2023 campaign: We won’t join those calling Dino Melaye ‘stupid’ ‘ Keyamo

NLC Calls On President Buhari To Increase Salary By 50%


Many terrorists killed in Niger, Kaduna airstrikes

28m housing deficit: Experts offer innovative, sustainable solutions

SERAP threatens to sue INEC for ending voter registration

Nigerian army lacks modern equipment required to fight terrorism – Ali Ndume

UN Indigenous Peoples Day: Between FCT Original Inhabitants And Struggle For Justice

140 days after, FG loses N3bn on halted Kaduna-Abuja train service

Ghost workers, racketeering gulp millions in LGs – Niger ALGON Sec

‘Terrorists on the run’ as Air Force bombs Niger, Kaduna hideouts

50 killed, many displaced in Jigawa flood outbreak

Buhari offers Bashir Ahmad fresh appointment after failed Reps’ bid

Train attack: Our abductors preached to us in captivity, encouraged us to pray – freed victim

Jigawa APC senatorial candidate is dead


APC responsible for current economic summersault not global economic disruptions Atiku

2023: Political offices in Borno state would soon be turned into family inheritances, if we dont act now, NNPP House of Reps candidate, Atiku Umar, warns

CVR: SERAP writes INEC, makes case for 7m Nigerians yet to complete registration exercise

ASUU Strike: How Babangida collapsed nations education sector APC National Vice Chairman

NAF jet wipe out several bandits gathered for meeting in Kurebe

Group gives military pass mark on ongoing operations

Sanwo-Olu visits automobile assembly plant jointly set up with Lagos Govt


How regional grids can fix Nigeria’s power woes

Paris Club refund: Why NGF is kicking against deductions ‘ Spokesman

Buhari will escape impeachment, but not history’s harsh verdict

Cash-strapped Nigeria prioritises disputed Paris Club payment

What to know about the contentious $418m Paris Club consultancy fee

Jaiz Bank grows balance sheet to 300bn in 10yrs


Bad Leadership Liable For Nigeria’s Woes, Not 1999 Constitution ‘ Obi

Lagos Govt Ordered Advert Agencies To Stop Running Our Materials ‘ Adediran

BUA Chairman Donates 10bn Naira Security Support Fund For Interventions Through ASR Africa

In 24 Years, APC, PDP Couldn’t Move Power Generation From 4,000 to 5,000 Megawatts ‘ Peter Obi

BBNaijaS7: Ilebaye, Khalid Evicted From Show

Insecurity: IGP Orders Water-tight Security Around Schools, Hospitals, Other Critical Infrastructures

Oshiomhole Rates Jonathan As Nigeria’s Best Leader So Far

2023: Tinubu’s Presidency Another Term For Buhari ‘ PDP Group


What is Kashim Shettima even bringing to the table

Kidnapping: Edo, Delta Police Commands, military rescue 32 children, 2 adult victims

Onaiyekan: Nigeria not paradise, but not hell

Why Nigeria must monetise its gas resources ‘ NUPRC

Reps summon NPA MD over $753m; N1.61bn debts owed FG by 18 terminal operators

Ekweremadu: Ohanaeze disagrees with Malami, says FG can intervene

Buhari re-appoints media aide who lost APC primary in Kano

Sex worker stabbed to death in Delta brothel

Traders scamper for safety as soldiers, police clash in Osun

Salman Rushdie off ventilator, able to talk


Commercialisation not privatisation solution to Nigerian educational falling standard

How dev’t partners are helping to rebuild education in Zamfara state

UN Indigenous Peoples Day: FCT original inhabitants and their struggle for justice

Gunmen kill one, attack policemen, cart away rifles in Delta

2023: Nigerians ‘ll not forgive us if PDP fails to win presidency ‘ Fintiri

2023: PDP group paints Tinubu’s presidency as Buhari’s 3rd term

Varsity don tasks LG councilors’ forum on leadership

Rumpus in APC over March 26 convention nomination fees, aspirants accuse Adamu of ignoring presidential refund order

Group thumbs up military operations against terrorists, crude oil ‘thieves

Abductors make huge demand for 6 kidnapped Nigerian female footballers in Delta

Those asking FG to stop Benue from borrowing N41.39bn hurting workers ‘ Group

2023: Shehu Sani wants assets declaration extended to all candidates

Akwa Ibom: Principal tasks graduating FGGC students on morality

Make your real your threat to criminalise vote-buying, Reps candidate tells INEC



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