Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 16 August 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Taiwan: Pelosis visit, serious violation of one-China principle Envoy

2023: Obi is Nigerian project Chukwuma

Ayu calls Wike bluff, says he wont resign

2023: INEC begins display of voters register in Oyo, Lagos

PoS transactions rise N1.05trn in 7 months NIBSS

As police recover 4 vehicles, give 21 days for claims

Anambra establishes family court to tackle domestic violence

Police kill 5 suspected kidnappers, rescue victim in Edo

Tactical squad disbanded over Osun killing, say police

2 die, 10 injured in Akwa Ibom road crash

Illegal bunkering: Father of 5, others burnt in Rivers

FG disrespecting UN by keeping Kanu in detention Igbo youths

Osun: Tactical squad disbanded over killing in Ede, police says

Restore our land to original status before you close shop, Akwa Ibom oil community tells ExxonMobil

Delta: Women send SOS to Okowa, protest incessant shooting by oil bunkerers in community


End killings of innocent Nigerians, Afenifere tells Buhari

FG warned against acute hunger, SLeonean crisis

Abuja market union battles FCTA over land grabbing

Uba Sani denies sponsoring bill to rename Kaduna

Killer soldiers must be brought to justice

APC loyalists protest Muslim-Muslim ticket

Ayu denies resignation reports

APC ward chairman denies expelling Umahis rival

Fuel subsidy hits N1.593tn, refinery rehabilitation gulps N54.66bn

Shell confirms spill, discharges oil into Ogoni

Nigerians seven-month expenditure on utility bills hits N1.69tn

FG investigates firm, bank for data breach

ASUU, FG faceoff: Who will break this deadlock

Roadblock: Lagos council boss silent on extortion

Police kill five kidnappers, abducted Redeemers student escapes

Tenant sues landlord over poor facility, demands refund

Protesting traders block Lagos-Benin road, commuters stranded

Kidnapped Catholic priest, seminarian regain freedom

Cybersecurity threat grows, NCC issues six alerts

Africas growing digital economy creating jobs Report

Nursing education will boost quality healthcare delivery NGO

Students with entrepreneurship skills will grow economy stakeholders

Only 7% students get scholarships, says college

Lassa fever: 165 killed, awareness call rises

Sit-at-home boring, wasteful, Anambra residents lament

Kidnap kingpin, Wadume, bags seven years imprisonment

Umahis female rival not suspended APC ward chair

Fund education sector Don, alumni body tell FG

JUST IN: Ruto wins Kenya presidential election

Kidnapper writes Oyo varsity, bank, threatens abduction


Ayu: I’ve Not Resigned and Won’t Resign

FG Raises Fresh Fraud Claims against P&ID Ahead $11bn Trial

NSITF Explains N17.15 Billion Senate Probe

TRising Food, Commodity Prices Drive Inflation to 19.64%

Oil Marketer Laments FX Scarcity, Inadequate Delivery Ships on Product Marketing

FG Urges NAICOM to Deepen Insurance Penetration

Delta Proposes N459bn in 2023 Appropriation Bill

ASUU Seeks NUC, Edo Govt’s Intervention on AAU Ekpoma Crisis

Obaseki Charges Local Communities on Securing Oil, Gas Installations

Presidential Amnesty Applauds NGO for Transforming Notorious Cultists, Others in Niger Delta

Afenifere: Nigerians Living in Fear, Uncertainty

Gambari: Nigeria Has Artificial Boundaries With Neighbours

Despite Losing Three Officers, Court Jails Alleged Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume, Seven Years

Police Kill Five Suspected Kidnappers, Rescue Victim in Edo

Senior Kenyan Election Officials Disown Results of Presidential Election

Court Jails Alleged Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume, Seven Years

Gunmen Invade Nasarawa School, Kill Teacher

20 Katsina LGs not Secured for 2023 Polls, Says PDP

Lekki Port: Transport Minister Commends NPA, Seek Rail Connection

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Increases to 19.64% in July 2022, Says NBS


Putin pushes Russia’s combat-tested arms for export

Oyo police arrest kingpin who demanded N10m ransom, seven others

Domestic violence: HURIWA drags suspended Anambra council administrator to IGP

Lekki community protests forceful takeover, demolition of houses

EFCC, army arrest 120 oil theft suspects in Port Harcourt

Gunmen invade Kogi market, kill one, abduct another, demand N20m ransom

Minister commends NPA, seeks connection of Lekki port to rail

NECA urges FG to re-appraise conflicting monetary, fiscal policies

Labour ministry, HEIR women hub partner on C190 policy ratification

CSO warns Buhari over appointment of Accountant-General

Lalong is right, Pope is no religious bigot

Afenifere accuses Buhari govt of ‘ceding’ Nigeria to terrorists

How Fintiri raised Adamawa guber stakes with female running mate

Fulani elite disown Miyetti Allah’s statement on Obi

Nigerian leaders have failed to remain faithful to democratic vision, Jinadu

WBA rates Usyk-Joshua rematch most awaited world heavyweight title fight

Ozekhome drags INEC to court over termination of voters registration exercise

Kidnap kingpin, Wadume bags seven years imprisonment

Catholic group rejects Lalong’s apology, tells gov to resign

EFCC, Army arrest 120 suspected oil thieves in Port Harcourt

Senator refutes media report on bill renaming Kaduna State to Zazzau

FG decries rejection of corps members by employers


Magu abandoned N118bn fraud cases, failed to remit N48bn loot ‘ Salami panel

Benue youths to Miyetti Allah: Threat to drag Ortom to ICC, a futile exercise

Policeman gets IGP award for rejecting $200,000 bribe from robbers

Nigeria lost over $1.9m due to disruption of gas supply to Ossiomo Power, says Obaseki

Oil bunkering: Delta women protest incessant shootings, pollution

Atiku holds rally in Yola, Wike’s camp meets in P-Harcourt

ASUU Strike:We’ll ensure university system works ‘ Professor Osodeke

Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa Information Commissioner

Kidnapped Abia cleric, seminarian regain freedom

Fiscal transparency: Report ranks Osun first in Nigeria

Breaking: William Ruto wins Kenya presidential election

Executive to present 2023 budget to NASS next month ‘ Akabueze

Peter Obi as object of sponsored attacks

Apple iPhone 14 to hit global tech market

5 die, 36 injured in Ogun, A-Ibom, Anambra auto crashes

Army foils ISWAP ambush, kills IEDs specialist, 3 others in Borno

Gunmen invade Kogi market, kill one, abduct another

Police arrest 37-yr-old kidnap kingpin, 7 other suspects in Oyo

Iran denies involvement in Salman Rushdie’s attack

416 night accidents occur in 8 months, 97 die in Lagos ‘ FRSC

Peter Obi emerges 2022 ‘Man of the Year

BBNaija: Fans, Level 2 housemates react as Eloswag re-emerges as Head of House

Renaming Kaduna to Zazzau is lie from pit of hell ‘ Uba Sani

Igbo youths raise concern over Nnamdi Kanu’s safety

Why Nigeria insecurity, economic crisis is growing ‘ NIPR boss


PDP Crisis Deepens’ Ayu Calls Wike’s Bluff, Says He Has 4-year Tenure

Strike: Again, Federal Govt, ASUU Meets Today

Nigeria’s Boundaries With Neighouring Countries Artificial ‘ Presidency

Darkness Looms As Electricity Workers Embark On Strike Tomorrow

Bank Of Industry Completes ‘1bn Loan Guarantee Facility

Investors’ Profit-taking Persists As Market Cap Drops By N18bn

Interest Rates Hike Likely As Inflation Hits 19.64%

PPP: Federal Govt To Generate N48bn From Planetarium, Broadband Projects

Policy Weaknesses, Lack Of Reforms Hindering Nigeria’s Tax System ‘ NESG

UK Becomes First Country To Approve Dual-Strain Vaccine

Boundaries Between Nigeria, Neighbours ‘Artificial’, Says President’s Chief Of Staff

BREAKING: Ruto Wins Kenyan Presidential Election

Army Kills ISWAP Top IED Specialist, Modu Tafjid, 3 Others

Experts Task Nigerians On Resolving Current Economic Challenges Through 2023 Elections

Smuggling: Customs To Deploy Drones, Body Cameras, Others At Borders


Electing Tinubu will mean third term for Buhari ‘PDP group

Alleged organ harvest: Ohanaeze Ndigbo tackles Malami, says FG must intervene to save Ekweremadu

PDP crisis: Atiku,Wike camps meet today in Abuja

2023: Police ask parties to submit campaign schedules

Resign as APC campaign DG, Middle Belt association tells Lalong

APC cold war: Consultations ongoing between Tinubu, Amaechi, Lawan ‘Lukman, national vice-chairman

FCT Minister seeks alternative sources of funding to complete Millennium Tower, Cultural Centre

10 quick facts about Kenya’s president-elect, William Ruto

Kwara records sixth position in COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Atiku/Wike feud: Reconciliation meeting fails to hold

Russia vows to expand relations with North Korea

Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Britain next month

Audit Query: 18 terminal operators owe FG $753 million, N1.61 billion

How oil companies spent $2.2bn on CSR in 3yrs

FG borrows N19.3trn from CBN in 7 years

Nigeria’s boundaries with neighbours artificial ‘ Gambari

FG declares steady support for public-private partnership arrangements

I can’t submit my resignation letter to David Mark ‘ Ayu

FG decries rejection of corps members by employers

IGP honours policeman for rejecting $200,000 bribe in Kano

Bill for creation of Zazzau State, a lie ‘ Senator Uba Sani

PDP era in Abia will end in 2023 ‘ Emenike, APC guber candidate

Delta govt projects N459bn budget for 2023, vows to complete ongoing projects


National Assembly Institute to offer PhD courses, says DG

Alleged misappropriated N17.1b: ‘Current NSITF management not under…

Digital switchover: Fed Govt to deploy NTA’s over 70 transmission…

Yobe North’s senatorial ticket: Court adjourns Machina’s suit against…

NCDC Report confirms 15 Monkeypox cases in one week

4,000 MDA’s personnel to sharpen skills in budget preparation

‘ASUU strike worse threat to Nigeria than COVID-19, Russia-Ukraine war’

Police rescue suspected terrorist from Lagos mob

El-Rufai: planned 2 million man-march for Obi in Kaduna a pipe dream

Adamawa pupils mime Tinubu in stage play, get cash gift

Commercial activities pick up in Southeast as Monday sit-at-home wanes

IGP rewards Kano DPO for rejecting $200,000 bribe

Abducted Catholic Priest, Seminarian regain freedom

Aggrieved Rivers PDP elders plotting against me – Wike

Shell discharges five barrels of oil into Rivers environment

​Sylva didn’t win defamation case against me in US- Online publisher

You cannot get 200 supporters in Kaduna, El-Rufai mocks ‘Obidients’

Why Ebonyi doesn’t observe Monday’s sit-at-home – Umahi

2023: Deji Adeyanju stakes $10k on Peter Obi to lose


Buhari congratulates Kenya President-elect, William Ruto

ASUU flays Obaseki for running state-owned varsity without governing board

Flood destroys 350 houses, food items in Sokoto

Ganduje nominates former Shekarau’s ally, ex-Speaker, others as commissioners

Two dead, five injured in Anambra road accident

Charly Boy Slams El-Rufai says, ‘Kaduna now bandits’ paradise’

Insecurity: VSF inaugurates fence at police stations, barracks

FG urged to resuscitate refineries, encourage more privatisation

Buhari: 2023 census needed to tackle insecurity

3 dead, 10 injured as bus crashes on Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway

Police rescue 33 kidnapped footballers, others in Edo

Respect court injunction on BEDC, CDHR tells NERC, BPE

Northerners on edge over ethnic profiling in South West



Youth development plans top 4th chartered institute Investiture

ECOWAS Parliament meets in Banjul to brainstorm on peace, Security, others

GPMI to Nigerians: Eschew blind criticism, support Nigerian Military to end insurgency, bandity, other crimes

Realising dreams of International flights from Akanu Ibiam International Airport,Enugu..

2023 will offer opportunity to save Nigeria from clueless rulers, APM chairman


Election glitches seen on INEC’s 200,000 voting machines

Parents pick private universities on ASUU strike, dollar scarcity

Bread price, subsidy burden push inflation to 16-yr high

Nigeria’s GDP growth weakened further in Q2 ‘ Report

Banks’ borrowing from CBN rises, seen hitting N1.5trn in August

Nigeria’s SEC says investor protection its top priority

Nigeria’s headline inflation rises to 19.64% in July, highest in 16 years

Chinese President to triple African exports to China by 2024

Presco, Dangote Sugar, others cause market’s negative start to new week


China Reaffirms Commitment To Sustaining Cooperation With Africa

BREAKING: Ogun Governor To Receive FG’s Immunisation Performance Award

2023: Why Atiku, Wike’s Feud May Scuttle PDP Chances

Bad Leadership Holding Nigeria Down, Not 1999 Constitution ‘ Peter Obi

Edo Police Kill Five Kidnappers, Rescue Victim, Recovered Arms, Ammunition

No Divestment Without Restoration- Ibeno Community Tells Exxonmobil, FG

Edo Police Rescue 34 Kidnapped Victims

Makinde Has Shown True Leadership Among Nigerian Governors By Handing Over To His Deputy Before Vacation ‘ Oyo PDP

NCDC Confirms Additional 13 New Cases Of Lassa Fever

Energy Transition: NGA Cautions African Countries, Calls For Diversified Approach


Russia vows to expand relations with N’Korea

Edo Police kill 5 suspected kidnappers, rescue victims

Police foil bank robbery attack, kidnap attempt in Oyo

Osun records first suspected case of monkey pox

Boundaries between Nigeria, neighbours artificial, says Buhari’s CoS, Gambari

Economic Sabotage: EFCC, Army nab 120 suspected oil thieves

2023 Budget: FG trains over 4,000 officers from 900 MDAs

Insecurity: IGP orders maximum security around hospitals, schools, other critical assets

How unplanned migrations undermine Nigeria’s growth ‘Iheme

Voter Registration: SERAP threatens court action against INEC

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

Ekweremadu: Ohanaeze disagrees with Malami, says FG can intervene

Coca-Cola flags off reward promo for consumers

Nigeria imports N61.9bn palm oil amid high price

Bode George: PDP’s problems not insurmountable before 2023 elections


Nigeria’s 19.64% July inflation rate not surprising ‘ Uwaleke

Oyo AD fuses structure into PDP, donates secretariat

2023: Senator Abe records over 200,000 members within 3 months

You’ve no candidates for Yobe north, Akwa Ibom north-west, INEC tells APC

Nigeria signs deal with oil majors to unlock over $500bn revenue

Inflation rate surges to a 17-year high of 19.64% in July 2022,Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi lead

Ex-AGF, Agabi, disowns petition to secure wanted fugitive’s release

Terrorists attack Taraba Catholic Church, abduct catechist, shoot another

Governors can’t account for funds received from FAAC’ NLC

Insecurity: Call the bluff of terrorists, Afenifere tasks FG

2023: I won’t take Nigerians for granted ‘ Atiku

Notorious kidnapper Wadume bags 7-year jail term

2023 Census: Buhari urges Nigerians to submit themselves for counting


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