Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Putin Accuses US Of Trying To ‘Drag Out’ War In Ukraine

Russia Blames Sabotage As Blasts Rock Another Military Facility In Crimea

Alleged N109bn Fraud: APC Professional Forum Wants Sanction For Idris

Police Raid IPOB/ESN Camp, Kill One, Recover Officer’s Corpse In Enugu

Wike Will Never Join APC ‘ Bode George

More Worries Over FG’s InabilityTo Curb Rising Insecurity

Gunmen Kill Commercial Motorcyclist In Imo

BREAKING: Police Rescue Four Kidnap Victims In Kwara, Mount Search For Other Two

NSCDC Partners NEMA On Disaster Response, Management

2023: Be Wary Of Selfish Leaders, Don Warns Electorates

U.S. Consulate General Lagos Inducts 50 New Carrington Youth Fellows

Be patient, Prayerful, IBB Tells Nigerians As He Clocks 81

Niger Delta: Stakeholders Warn Against Distraction Of Minister

Exclusive Breastfeeding Increases To 34 Percent In Nigeria ‘ NBS


Murdered MAPOLY queens corpse found on her birthday Friend

PDP slams Adamu over eternity borrowing statement

Atiku, Wikes men hold peace talks on Friday

30 children, 144 Libya returnees arrive Nigeria

Matawalle bans motorcycles, orders shoot on sight

Why seven million diasporans, other Nigerians unregistered INEC

Hate speeches will hinder peaceful elections Ngerzema, Miyetti Allah Secretary

Bandits, IPOB members threats to 2023 elections Dambazau

All presidential candidates are welcome -Ortom

Power generation falls by 503MW, workers threaten strike

Reps query agric ministrys N18bn bush-clearing contracts

Lagos trainll reduce road traffic, say commercial transporters

Resolve $753m, N1.61bn debts, Reps orders NPA

Oil firms spill N711bn crude oil, degrade environment

High unemployment drives cybercrime in Nigeria Expert

FG to launch $750m World Bank-backed programme

Nigerian marketing awards gets international accreditation

Good leadership important to boost economy LCCI President

Training critical for corporate growth, says NITAD

Mining revenue threatened after 363 community attacks

Nigeria may be dividing much earlier than predicted

Four students celebrating WASSCE at Lagos beach drown

Lagos housewife faults husbands arrest on terrorism suspicion

Nigeria, Benin Republic link-bridge collapses, travellers stranded

Nasarawa gov fumes as gunmen abduct information commissioner

Gunmen invade Imo market, kill motorcyclist

Nine killed in Bauchi crash, FRSC blames speeding

Suspected robber shoots four in Ondo supermarket

Nasarawa commissioners abductors demand N100m ransom

ASUU, FG meeting deadlocked, lecturers stage walk-out

Social media influencer remanded over alleged N110m fraud

US group opposes Benin Bronzes return to Nigeria

FIIRO restores demoted officers salary amidst fraud trial

Rivers man hacks wife with cutlass over girlfriend

Electricity workers battle TCN, to stop operations Wednesday

Peter Obi redrawing Nigeria map Support group

FCTA moves to resuscitate mass transit service

Train attack hostages ill in terrorists den Ex-negotiator

Insecurity threat to 2023 elections ex-Army chief, Dambazau


Usman: How Dambazau Resisted Pressure to Topple Jonathan

Buhari: Eliminating Malaria by 2030 Will Save Nigeria N2trn

FG Seeks to Bar Foreigners from Buying Food Commodities at Farm Gate

Discos Alert on Nationwide Blackout as TCN Begs Workers to Suspend Planned Strike

How FG’s Ejection of SON at Ports Led to Influx of Substandard Solar Systems into Nigeria

Paris Club Refunds: Malami Ramps Up Defence of Consultants

CBN Raises Interest Rate on Naira Savings Deposits to 30% of MPR

Indigenous Contractors Urge IOCs to Release NDDC’s Withheld Unpaid Funds

Osinbajo to State Govts: Your Hardwork Critical for Business Reforms to Thrive

Audit Query: House Committee Orders Reconciliatory Meeting Between NPA, Debtors

1,700 Abandoned NDDC Projects in Bayelsa Unacceptable, Says Diri

Stakeholders Call for Total Ban on Motorcycles Operations in Lagos

Governors Meet Today over Economy, Security

2023: PDP is an Underdog Engaging in Propaganda, Says Adamu

INEC Redeploys Two RECs, Eight Directors

FG-ASUU Meeting Ends in Deadlock

Kogi Poly Expels 168 Students for Poor Academic Performances

Prepare for Imminent High-risk Flooding, NiMet Warns Kaduna, Delta, Other States

Police Arrest, Parades Notorious Pipeline Vandals in Bayelsa

NCDC Reports 60 Suspected Monkeypox Cases

7,000 Illegal Private Schools in Plateau

Bandits Kill One Person in Kogi Market, Abduct Another

No Hiding Place for Criminals in Ogun, Says Abiodun


Obi woos Wikes camp

PDP considers role for Wike in Atikus campaign

Panic grips NNPP over rumoured Shekaraus defection

Road to 2023: Why Nigerians must hold govt to account Orelope-Adefulire, SSA on SDGs

NFF to host Annual General Assembly in Lagos Thursday

Minister commends NPA, seeks rail connectivity to Lekki Port

Sunlight to empower .5m women entrepreneurs by 2025

Ease of doing business: PEBEC proposes $750m WBank-backed programme for states

NITDA, ICPC move to fight IFF in govt Ministries

ExxonMobil assets: Oil workers commend FGs rejection of Seplat acquisition

How state, non-state actors turn port corridors to notorious haven for corruption

Factors thatll influence 2023 general elections Dambazau

Gunmen storm Imo market, kill motorcyclist

Zamfara Govt. converts Covid-19 centre to general hospital

End of ASUU strike in sight as FG approves UTAS, meets union


Customs seizes 11,950 litres of PMS in Kebbi

No effort will be spared to ensure peace, says new Lagos monarch

2023: 260 Enugu councillors pledge to deliver PDP in wards

At SRAP basketball clinic, American coach, Baker, points at ways to excellence

China aims to surpass EU’s trade with Africa in a decade

Apathy, absence of patient capital drag renewable energy penetration in Nigeria

EU, British Council urge CSOs on money laundering, taxation, others

LCCI to boost intra-African trade with fair

Firm recommits to customer support, launches 16th outlet in Lagos

Nigeria gets additional 20,000bpd from OML 83/85’s new oil platform

Wike’s meeting with Obi after botched one with Atiku’s camp raises dust

Bayelsa: Police arrest, parade five notorious pipeline vandals

27 abducted train passengers still in captivity, says Mamu

Govs meet Buhari today on economy, security, sack of civil servants

Only 25 Nigerian free trade zones are active, says Customs

NIWA to enforce compulsory insurance for barges, cargoes

Infrastructure, politics depriving Nigeria of energy benefits in Ukraine war, says NGA

ASUU: Ebonyi indigenes fault Umahi on ‘education not for everybody’ stance

Accord’s Imumolen more competent than Labour’s Obi, others, says YNCW president

COVID-19: Lagos leads as NCDC records 144 new cases

NSCDC trains squad for schools protection


Adamu says FG can borrow till eternity; It’ll lead to disaster ‘ NECA, Atiku, LP, others

FG makes headway on clean energy technologies for start-ups, SMEs

Delta inaugurates taskforce on primary Healthcare

Utomi, Iyere, others launch FUND40MB to support OBIdients movement

PDP crisis: Pressure mounts on Ayu to step aside as old video surfaces

Nigeria makes slow progress in child health indices, NBS, UNICEF

2023: 260 Enugu councillors pledge to deliver PDP in their wards

Strike: Anxiety as ASUU, FG teams meet secretly

Reps C’ttee probes Agric Ministry over N18.9bn contract for bush clearing, others

2023: INEC redeploys 2 RECs, 8 directors

Insecurity, economy top agenda as governors meet

Niger Delta Ministry: Is President Buhari getting it right

I’ve performed in almost every country in the world,’ Burna Boy brags

Viral video of Reverend Sisters vibing to Kizz Daniel’s Buga

Gunmen kill motorcyclist in Owerri

Gunmen kidnap commissioner in Nasarawa

Train attack: Remaining kidnapped victims in very bad condition ‘ Ex-negotiator

UNIOSUN wants implementation of drug policy in varsities to curb substance abuse

Nigeria’ll import medical doctors in future ‘ NMA

Monkeypox remains threat to public health, disease experts insist

174 Nigerians, 23 sick, arrive from Libya

Human rights lawyer, Inibehe sues A-Ibom Chief Judge over illegal detention

Electricity workers’ strike: You’ve end of today to stop action, Labour tells Minister

Accept result, shun violence, Tinubu tells Kenyans, congratulates Ruto

Vladimir Putin Bans Digital Payments in Russia

Muslim-Muslim ticket: Northern group insists on Shettima, plans one million man-match


Security Threat: Stakeholders Call For Total Ban Of Okada In Lagos

Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Religion Not Criteria For Performance, Maharaj ji Tells Nigerians

Akeredolu Set To Domesticate National Building Code

Inflation: CBN Raises Savings Interest To 4.2%

Mining Can Make Nigeria World’s Best Investment Destination ‘ Adegbite

Federal Govt Raises N200bn Through Bonds

Insecurity: Where Are The Amazons, Fierce Female Warriors Of Plateau Who Made History Defending Their Lands

6 Passengers Kidnapped, Police Rescue 4, Recover Ammunition In Kwara

Abuja Remains Safest City In Nigeria ‘ FCTA

CBN Raises Savings Interest To 4.2%

Blame PDP For ASUU Strike, Keyamo Tells Nigerians

Nigeria To Save N2trn From Malaria Elimination ‘ Buhari

Activist, Deji Adeyanju, Stakes $10k On Obi Losing 2023 Election

Alleged Misconduct: NBA Suspends General Secretary

Nigerian Envoy To Japan Lauds NADDC DG For Reviving Automotive Industry

JUST-IN: Again, Troops Kill Scores Of Terrorists In Kaduna

Apple iPhone 14 To Hit Global Tech Market Soon

Wike Meets Obi, PDP Govs, Others In Rivers


US first lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Remaining 27 abducted train passengers not released ‘ Mamu

At training, journalists ask to be identified as frontline workers during emergencies

After 19 years of childlessness, couple welcomes triplets with mixed feelings

How my gang killed Bauchi lawmaker, kidnapped his wives for ransom, shot retired DPO dead ‘Kidnap suspect

PDP kicks as OSSIEC fixes October 15 for Osun LG poll

Intrigues over emergence of LP gov candidate in Oyo

Atiku in fresh move to galvanise support in South-West

FCTA trains over 200 farmers’ associations in fish feed production

Kwara Accord reps candidate doles N20m empowerment to widows, youths

FG urges Institute to help tackle corruption, revenue leakages in Nigeria

Imo govt up-to-date with salary payment ‘ Finance Commissioner

US sanctions Liberian officials over alleged corruption

Atiku pleads with Kenyans eschew violence over presidential poll

Kogi Polytechnic withdraws 168 students over poor academic performance

USAID IHP supports Bauchi with N1.2bn interventions on improved health

Corruption remains Nigeria’s biggest problem ‘ Pat Utomi

MAN lists ten ways to revive, stabilise nation’s economy

Insurgency: Our security agencies need attitudinal change ‘ General Dambazau

Reps probe award of N18.9bn contracts for bush clearing, others during COVID-19 lockdown

BEDC lost N750m in one month due to forceful takeover ‘MD

Maharaj ji to Nigerians: Don’t lose hope in your country

Obi, Ortom, Donald Duke, others meet Wike in Port Harcourt

Nigerians ignorant of several laws protecting them ‘ Farounbi

Transformational leadership, family virtue, catalysts for good governance ‘ Lead City VC

NiMet raises alarm over flood threat in Borno, Bayelsa, Delta, Kaduna, others


Inibehe Effiong: Falana, others seek copy of judgment

Nigeria will save N2tr by eliminating malaria, says Buhari

Train attack: Conditions of remaining 27 passengers critical, says…

SGF: Success of 2023 census a collective duty

‘Broadcasting awards will inspire industry growth’

President names Musa Counter-Terrorism Centre Coordinator

Lagos ahead of others in 144 new COVID-19 cases released by NCDC

‘Govts must allow private sector prosper’

Arewa targets 1.5m votes for Tinubu

2023: Disquiet in PDP as Obi meets Wike, Ortom, others

Fed Govt, ASUU talks deadlocked

Insecurity: Terrorists, bandits are threats to 2023 poll, says Dambazzau

Flood: NiMet lists Borno, Sokoto, Kaduna, Bayelsa, Delta, Kebbi as high-risk states

Governors meet Wednesday for talks on insecurity

PDP is bleeding, Ayu should resign, says Ohuabunwa

Nigeria’ll save N2trn from eliminating malaria – Buhari

Clerics, monarchs: Muslim-Muslim ticket non-issue

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

My husband is too lazy, woman tells court


Peter Obi needs N50bn to win 2023 presidency ‘ Fayose

Buhari names Dangote, Otedola, Elumelu, others in Nigeria End Malaria Council

Lagosians react as a Tesla is spotted in traffic with an interesting plate number

BBNaija: Kess’s wife, Angel, sends a message to his fans

Govt can borrow from here to eternity ‘ Adamu

Be tolerant and respectful of all candidates ‘ Moghalu urges supporters of 2023 presidential flagbearers

Keyamo blames PDP for ASUU strike

Whoever will lead Nigeria to destruction or more suffering will never win’ ‘ Methodist Prelate


No respite for operators as aviation fuel hits N903

Jailed activist lawyer, Effiong, sues Akwa Ibom Chief Judge

‘It did not even happen,’ Force PRO denies breaking traffic law after backlash

Osinbajo to State Govts: Hard work critical for Business environment reforms to succeed

You can’t impose caretaker committee on our market, Obiano’s former aide tells Soludo

IGP rewards Kano DPO for rejecting $200,000 bribe

Nasarawa gov: I didn’t know some of my commissioners don’t have police escorts

Force PRO under fire for admitting breaking law

Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa Information Commissioner 48 hours after killing of schoolteacher

Niger Assembly probes APC chairman over missing tractors

Niger Delta Ministry: Is President Buhari getting it right?


Police kill one unknown gunman, recover corpse of slain officer in Enugu

FG reiterates support for public private partnership (PPP)

Police arrest alleged terrorist who dresses as woman in Lagos

EFCC, Army arrest 120 suspected oil thieves in Port Harcourt

FCTA raises panels on Utako hospital, urban mass transit resuscitation

FG commends Nigerian champions at WSIS, directs NITDA, NCC, Galaxy to support their innovation

FCTA unhappy as Kuje residents convert abattoir to houses


CBN raises savings rate to boost deposits

Inflation erodes stock returns amid rake hikes

How Nigeria can tame rising inflation in coming months

States overwhelmed as Nigeria’s cost of living crisis escalates

Tax lessons Nigeria can learn from Estonia

Nigeria’s food inflation rises despite drop in global commodity prices

Standard Chartered improves fixed income offering


Biden revives Obama-era meme to celebrate signing the Inflation Reduction Act into law – Business Insider

2 Republicans in Congress just violated a federal conflict-of-interest and transparency law – Business Insider

262 farmers receive N82.4m loan from USAID – Punch

8 Reasons To Check Into Conrad Punta De Mita – Forbes

Apathy, absence of patient capital drag renewable energy penetration in Nigeria – Guardian

Bed Bath & Beyond Jumps 29% As Meme-Stock Traders Snap Up Shares Despite Analyst Warnings – Forbes


1,640 decampees join PDP in Adamawa

Don’t vote religion, tribe ‘ CNG tells Northerners

APC lambasts Adelabu for saying he lost Oyo guber ticket over Tinubu

Osun Assembly confirms own service commission nomination

Osun electoral Commision to conduct LG election October 15

2023: Udi/Ezeagu Progressive Alliance declares support for Ugwuanyi, PDP

I have more chances of winning Senatorial seat in Labour Party ‘ Lawmaker, Asuquo

Labour Party denies removing chairman in Plateau

Pope: Resign, embark on 40-day prayer ‘ Catholics tell Lalong


2023: INEC redeploys 2 RECs, ICT Director, others

Reps seek reconciliatory meeting between NPA, debtors

Brain Drain: Nigeria may import doctors in future, says NMA

Nigerians should be patient, prayerful to overcome challenges ‘IBB

Ease of Doing Business: FG proposes N315bn World Bank intervention for states

Matawalle provides firearms to fight banditry, declares death penalty on informants

Insecurity’ll affect 2023 polls, says Dambazau

Drydock: Nigeria may lose N420bn to offshore shipyards by Q3’22

FG confirms release of N119bn for COVID-19 battle

Again, govs meet over economy, security

eNaira: CBN intensifies sensitisation amid ‘banks’ apathy

Foreigners’ exit paving way for locals

Breaking yoke of illegal wildlife trafficking

NPA plans new tariff for transshipment, transit cargoes

N63.4bn fuel arrives three ports in 24 vessels

NBS: Nigeria’s crude production down 66.13m barrels in Q1’22

Report: 85% Android users fret over privacy concerns

Analysts: CBN’s FX interventions may further depress external reserves

Survey: Banks’ cross-border claims rose by $1.4trn in Q1’22

Naira weakens further at parallel market

Ebonyi: Twists and turns of battle for APC senatorial ticket

2023 Presidency: Utomi’s ‘Big Tent’ sets agenda for Obi

NFF to host Annual General Assembly in Lagos Thursday

NFF Presidency: Pinnick bows to pressure, finally pulls out of race

NFF election must hold on or before September 20, says Akinwunmi


INEC redeploys Akwa Ibom, Edo RECs, 8 directorate level staff

Nigeria spends N15.22trn on debt service in 10 years

Electoral Act 2022 will affect enemies of democracy ‘ Willie Amadi

Reps panel directs NPA, terminal operators to meet, reconcile debts

Breaking: FG, ASUU resume talks, outcome revealed as students await universities’ resumption

2023: Peter Obi holds strategic meeting with PDP governors

Economic crisis: Youth organisations reject call to slash NASENI’s grant

Six travellers abducted in Kwara, police rescue 4 victims

CBN increases interest on savings deposit to 4.2% from 1.4%

FG to ban foreigners buying agric produce at farm gates

Pictures: Kenya’s President elect gives out daughter to Nigerian lecturer

Why military didn’t take over power during Dambazzau as COAS ‘ Bukachuwa

IGP commends Kano DPO for rejecting $200,000 bribe

Electoral violence: Youth organisation tasks political parties on sensitisation programmes

2023 presidency: APGA state chairmen plan Umeadi’s victory

Insecurity: No going back on Buhari’s marching order to agencies, says Oyo NSCDC commandant

2023: Akwa Ibom cleric raises alarm over threat to life

Abuja residents urged to patronise public conveniences

FCTA trains 200 fish farmers on feeds production

Insecurity:Imo commissions 10 APCs, harps on collective synergy

Economic crisis: Youth organisations reject call to slash NASENI grant

Insecurity:Gov Sule urges top govt officials to seek protection

2023: APC national chairman, Adamu laments over negative publicity

2023: Dambazau, Buni , Bello, others call for security reform, right leadership

ASUU: Ebonyi indigenes berate Umahi for saying ‘education not for everybody



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