Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 18 August 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Cheney sacrifices career, for now, to lead anti-Trump Republicans

UK disputes lack of access to EU science research programmes

Forced labour, possible ‘enslavement’ in China’s Xinjiang: UN expert

UK to pay contaminated blood victims decades after scandal

China reconnects nuclear reactor after shutdown due to damage

Syria denies holding US journalist Tice captive

Appeal Court confirms Okorie Ebonyi PDP chairman

Wadume: HURIWA says judiciary aiding kidnapping with lenient rulings

NDLEA arrests Abuja businessman for online sales of illicit drugs

3 killed, 10 wounded in Russian strike on Ukraine’s Kharkiv: mayor

Nigeria, Indonesia to deepen ties as trade balance hits $2.6bn in 2021

Lagos blue rail line nears completion as engineers launch final track beam

C’River communities decry poor state of roads, seek Ayade’s intervention

Joshua knows he must beat Usyk in rematch to save career

TCN confirms shut down of national grid

Naira gains after 2-day loss to dollar

Treasury managers urges measures to check loopholes in TSA

EFCC raid on BDC operators responsible for naira rise against dollar – Bawa

Why we can’t generate 5,000mw of power – Minister

German arrested for Hitler salute to Israeli athletes


Rape: Court orders foundation to produce professors daughters

Lawyers back Inibehes action against Akwa Ibom CJ

NBA president-elect inaugurates transition committee

Northern youths protest insecurity in Abuja

Ekiti: Oni threatens to sue INEC for contempt

$418m refund: Govs knock Malami over agents commission

Strike: ASUU begins consultations on next move

Oil theft: FG should stamp out official collusion

GenCos, DisCos owe banks N836bn amid crisis

Electricity workers call off strike, businesses count losses

FG addressing automobile industry challenges Minister

Mobile transactions rise by N8.9tn in three years

MAN seeks ports improvement, demands scanners

Housing deficit worsens amid Abuja, Lagos vacancy rates

States get N472bn World Bank-assisted fund

NDLEA nabs online tramadol distributor in Abuja

Tweeps accuse Lagos policemen of phone search, extortion

Adamawa journalist brutalised by husband, NUJ demands justice

Troops rescue six hostages in Kaduna, dislodge terrorists

Woman loses newborn, tackles Abuja hospital for negligence

Atiku, not Wike is the problem

Foundation seeks support as four-year-old battles eye cancer

Police to sanction BNXN for assaulting officer


In Bid to Avoid Promotion Interview, Electricity Union Throws Nigeria into Total Blackout

FG: Why We Can’t Generate 5,000mw of Power

With Massive Oil Windfall, Saudi Arabia Pours $7.5bn into US Stocks

Buhari’s Govt Blames Inadequate Gas Supply for Failure to Generate 5,000mw

FG, Governors Affirm Commitment to Seattle Declaration on Primary Health Care

Governors to Malami: Your Actions on $418m Paris Club Refund Self-serving, Fraudulent

Bawa: Our Intervention in Forex Market Has Upped Naira Value

THISDAY Editorial Board Member Appointed Professor

Onabule’s Death, Bad Birthday Gift to Me, Says Babangida

Troops Dislodge Bandits’ Camps, Rescue Six Hostages in Kaduna

Matawalle Assents to Child Protection Bill, Two Others

NDLEA Arrests Abuja Businessman for Online Sales of Illicit Drugs

Tricycle Drivers, FRSC, Police Clash in Bayelsa


China ups goal for proportion of scientifically literate citizens

APC debunks plots to remove its National Chairman

Usyk, Joshua face-off before heavyweight title rematch

18 terminal operators owe FG N490bn

Why we cant generate 5,000mw of power FG

Anambra govt marks illegal shops for demolition

FX crisis raises production cost beyond 30%

Poor infrastructure, policy inconsistency keeping factories idle

IGP commends officers for professionalism, integrity

EFCC goes after forex manipulators

NDLEA arrests Abuja businessman over online sales of illicit drugs

Troops dislodge bandits Kaduna camp, rescue 6 hostages

Over 1.2m under-5 children stunted in Katsina

UNICEF intensifies campaign for exclusive breastfeeding

Brain drain: Pharmacists may take over doctors jobs, says fertility expert

FG raises the alarm over dwindling interests in CoEs


Buhari, IBB, Ogun gov mourn as Duro Onabule dies at 83

Implementing judges’ salary increase’ll be tricky, and tedious ‘ Sen Edoma, SAN

NEMA resumes air ambulance services

ICPC Chair wants intensified fight against corruption in MDAs

North’sbackward owing to inept, corrupt leadership ‘ ADC Campaign DG

$418m Paris Club payment: Malami’s claims fraudulent, self-serving ‘ Governors

2023: Urhobo frontiers endorses Omo-Agege, Dafinone

2023: APGA State Chairmen meet, map out strategies

Two kidnappers killed, two others escape with bullet wounds in Kogi

Why Tinubu’s August visit to Obasanjo is significant

Bandits displaced residents of 148 communities in Southern Kaduna, says Asake, LP governorship candidate

Atiku, Wike feud unnecessary ‘ Bode George

Ayu’s removal may affect our chances in 2023 ‘ Senator Urhoghide

Electricity workers suspend strike for 2 weeks

Urhobo traditional jurisprudence and primogeniture

UN chief appoints Nigerian Gbenga Sesan on Internet Governance Forum

Troops dislodge Kaduna bandits’ camp, rescue 6 ladies, one infant

Police repel gunmen attack, neutralise 1 in Ebonyi

Alleged traffic offence: How Lagos council taskforce officials extorted N12,000 from pensioner

Court remands prophet for defiling minor in Ekiti

Reshuffle counter-terrorist officials to avoid forging criminal alliance, Nextier tells Buhari

Despite epileptic supply, power sector records modest feats

ASUU: APC has no business being in govt ‘ Middle Belt group

Wike is committed, won’t ruin PDP’s chances ‘ Ologbondiyan

Woman drags neighbor to court for allegedly calling her ‘cursed woman

Appeal Court frees Kano singer sentenced to death by Sharia ruling

Pope Comment: You’re forgiven, Catholic Church tells Lalong

Zamfara gov bans motorcycles, orders shoot on sight

Insecurity, economic woes top agenda as govs meet today

Wife in critical condition after husband, mistress’ machete attack

Okada riders protest alleged killing of two colleagues by Police


US To Roll Out New Vaccine Against Omicron BA.4, BA.5

Japan Confirms 231,499 New COVID-19 Cases

No Plot To Remove Adamu As National Chairman ‘ APC

Jigawa Govt Shuts Down Schools Over Insecurity

Federal Govt Approves Additional N766m For NDDC Forensic Audit

Blasphemy: Appeal Court Orders Retrial Of Convicted Kano Singer

$418m Paris Club Refund’ Governors Fire Back At Malami, Accuse Him Of Pursuing Self-interests

JUST-IN: Labour Minister Brokers Truce A Electricity Workers Suspend Strike

BREAKING: Nationwide Blackout As Workers Shut Down National Grid

2023: Peter Obi Visits Afrobeat Star, Femi Kuti, Assures Of Issue-based Campaign

Jumia Launches Platform To Meet Increased Consumer Demand

IGP Petitioned Over Planned Protest By Illegal Refinery Operators In Rivers

NDLEA Arrests ‘Businessman’ Over Online Sale Of Illicit Drugs


Plastic waste management in Nigeria: BCCC-Africa commences inventory, stakeholder mapping

NGX: Bears dominate stock market as investors lose N10bn

BEDC loses N750 million to forceful takeover of operation

FG to curtail unfair trade malpractices, exploitation of Nigerian farmers by foreigners

$418m Paris Club refund: Malami’s purported claims, fraudulent, self-serving ‘ Governors

Electricity workers’ union call off strike action, pledge to restore power supply

Electricity workers’ union pledged to restore power supply ‘ Ngige

FG disburses N471.9bn World Bank grant to states

It’s sad my former spokesman Duro Onabule died on eve of my birthday, says IBB

N18.9bn bush clearing contract: We only spent N2.5bn to clear 3,200 hectares in 8 states ‘ Ministry

2023 budget: Financial experts task FG, NASS on reforms, effective budgeting process

Ayo Adebanjo settles crisis rocking Lagos Labour Party

Governors assure on building resilient primary healthcare system

Four students who drowned in Lagos beach ignored warnings ‘ Management

N18.9bn bush clearing contracts: Reps committee probes identities of contractors, writes CAC, FIRS


APC will retain power in 2023, says Masari

EFCC secured 4,430 convictions in 19 months, says Bawa

‘Right ethics ensure social order, good governance’

LSPWC fixes potholes on Third Mainland Bridge, other roads in Lagos

Kwankwaso woos Shekarau’s camp with juicy appointments

Oil theft: Navy confirms arrest of supertanker

Nigeria will remain one, says Maharaj Ji

Edo PDP members move to LP as Obaseki, Orbih feud deepens

Governors hit Malami on $418m Paris Club payment

Wike to supporters: I will tell you candidates to vote for in 2023

Power back to national grid as electricity workers suspend strike

FEC okays additional N765m fee for NDDC forensic audit


Comedian Sabinus reacts to Agric ministry’s N18.9bn bush-clearing scandal

BBNaija: Diana becomes the first housemate to send Big Brother on an errand

ASUU strike continues as meeting with FG deadlocked

Atiku, Labour Party fault Adamu’s claim FG can borrow till eternity

Four teenagers drown in Lagos beach after collecting WAEC result


FEC approves additional N765m fee for NDDC auditors

2023: Kenyan experience shows INEC needs to review voting hours – CODE

Outage as electricity grid crashes over strike by TCN workers

Blasphemy: Court dismisses Kano singer’s appeal, upholds retrial

Insecurity: Northern youths protest at N/Assembly, demand NSA’s sack

NUJ condemns assault on member in Adamawa

Blackout: Electricity workers suspend nationwide strike

Zungeru Dam: FG to provide security cover for speedy completion

2,044 stranded Nigerians repatriated from Libya in 8 months

Security threat: Declare total ban on okada in all LGAs, Lagosians tell Sanwo-Olu

Buhari wasn’t prepared for governance – Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

Afenifere leader intervenes in Lagos LP guber primary crisis

Why NNPP couldn’t fulfill request by Shekarau’s camp – Kwankwaso

PDP Crisis: Devil has entered our party – Bode George


ECOWAS parliament strongly condemns violence act in Sierra Leone

Tackling Insecurity: GPMI commends Nigerian Army

Ngige commends AUPCTRE, says unions leadership focused

How Jonathan escaped coup plot Ex-Army Spokesman

US Minnesota Governor declares August 13 Igbo Day

Prof Okunna reveals secrets about Peter Obi

ECOWAS Parliament to establish Good Governance Bill to end tenure elongation in the region


Nigeria’s retail industry is on promising path of growth ‘ Izuchukwu

Pundits blame poor governance on National Assembly

Vessel seized in E. Guinea spotlights oil theft in Nigeria

Nigeria gives refugees hope as world marks humanitarian day

UK, US economic crunch threatens remittances into Nigeria

CBN returns interest rate on interventions funds to 9%

Nigeria to export 99% of goods duty-free to UK from 2023 ‘ High Commission

All we get is criticism, negative publicity, no one sees our good work ‘ APC chair

Naira falls across FX markets as dollar supply drops

How Nigeria can tame rising inflation in coming months

States overwhelmed as Nigeria’s cost of living crisis escalates


Electronic Transmission Of Results Will Bring Better Results In 2023 ‘ Agbaje

EFCC Records 2,220 Convictions In 2021, Promises To Improve On The Figure In 2022

Only Gov With Development Plan Will Be Voted By Rivers People, Says Wike

Ogun PDP: Showumi Vows To Fight To The End

Reps Probe Agriculture Ministry For Spending N18.9bn On Bush Clearing, Others

Bayelsa Board, Sanitation Authority Disagree Over Revenue Collection

Attacks On Police: FCTA Reopens Offensive At Durumi, Demolishes Illegal Buildings


Why implementation of TSA is fraught with corruption ‘CITM

Marketers raise the alarm over imminent fuel crisis

Reps write CAC, FIRS seeking identities of coys involved in N18.9bn bush clearing contracts

Designate Benue as a mineralproducing state, Ortom tells FG

$418m Refund: Your action fraudulent, self-serving ‘Govs reply Malami

CBN reverts interest rate on intervention loans to 9%

NBA secretary challenges suspension, sues Akpata, police

EFCC: We secured 2210 convictions in eight months

Revenue Boost: Resorting to telecoms tax

Binance adopts user-first approach for crypto security

Telecoms: Battling foreign exchange challenge

9mobile advocates youth involvement in nation building

Most people in govt lack knowledge of 21st Century leadership ‘Ofehe

Insecurity: Reps push for ‘silence the guns’ implementation

APC: NWC refutes report on plots to remove its Chairman


Cristiano Ronaldo threatens to expose Manchester United, others

FG mulls support for PPP arrangement

SEPLAT JV empowers more 300 teachers at Seplat Teachers Empowerment Programme

Equity market declines by N10bn

UK woos Nigeria, other developing countries’ with new DCTS

Coalition wants Nigerians to collect PVC ahead 2023 general elections

Trade between Nigeria, India hits $14.95bn ‘ Envoy

Inflation rate to reduce soon, monthly inflation easing ‘ Rewane

Arik Air emerges sponsor of Nigeria Reality TV show

Students cart home prizes in South African Airways essay competition

Strict regulations necessary for safety of aviation industry ‘ NCAA boss

Serena Williams thrashed by Emma Raducanu at Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati

N471.9bn disbursed to states under World Bank SFTAS programme ‘ FG

FG pumps more money into forensic audit of NDDC

IBB mourns Onabule, laments death on birthday



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