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News Headlines Aug 15, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

DBN To Train 200 MSME, Give Grant to 14
Q1 2022: Insurance Sector Records 6.2% Growth, 15% Market Size Expansion
Much Ado About Tinubu’s Health
Experts Hail Contributory Pension Scheme as Most Transparent
Firm Launches App to Improve Customer Service Experience
Transcorp Hotels Drives Revenue, Profit With Service Delivery
NAF Jets Bomb Terrorists’ Enclave in Niger
I’ll Run an Inclusive Govt, Says Oyo SDP Guber Candidate, Lana
Northern Group Demands Sack of NSA, Holds Protest Wednesday
Lagos Becomes Co-owner of Odu’a Investment Company
Buhari Names Bashir Ahmad Special Assistant on Digital Communications
Bandits Kill 13 Vigilantes, Others in Taraba
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
Kwara Govt Supports 100 Youths with N1m Grant Each to Boost Economy
Jaiz Bank Spends N75bn on Agriculture in 10 Years
LASG Expresses Optimism to Improve Revenue Generation amid Economic Downturn
Interswitch Launches API Platform for Developers, Introduces Referral Incentive
ALL IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC
NFF Election: Gara Gombe Says He’s Under Pressure to Contest
Awoniyi Snatches Memorable Win for Nottingham Forest
Gumel’s Plaudits for Team Nigeria’s Feat in Birmingham
…Conte, Tuchel Bust-up Ends Fiery Draw at Stamford Bridge
Ikpeba, Onazi in Attendance at Access Bank’s Road to Qatar 2022Novelty Game
Heartland Petition Sports Minister, Want NFF to Confirm Club as S’finalists
Football Fans Win Big at BetKing EPL Watch Party
Mourinho’s New-look Roma Kick off Serie A Season with Win
Jesus Has Raised the Bar at Arsenal, Says Arteta
In the midst of one…
EDITORIAL
POWER SUPPLY AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR

The Nation

Three die, 13 injured as bus with RCCG worshippers crash
Past leaders’ efforts at uniting Nigeria have not yielded desired results – Jonathan
Buhari remains best president with commitment to infrastructure, says Minister
As Babachir, Dogara drag innocent Christians into personal battles (2)
Conte on bust-up with Tuchel: You’ve to show passion everytime
BREAKING: Khalid evicted from BBNaija
BREAKING: Ilebaye evicted from BBNaija
Southsouth youths vow to work for Tinubu’s victory
Benue youths demand apology from IGP for making disparaging remarks…
Nigeria records 13 new cases of Lassa fever in one week
Repentant Boko Haram members engaged to clean streets in Maiduguri
Soyinka, Pyrates Confraternity and APC
Barometer
2023: Will Abiodun survive Amosun’s threats?
13 feared killed, many others abducted in Taraba
Smoke Eat: Mr Macaroni, Seun Ajayi join foodie gang
Mid-year outlook: How major brands fared
2023: Experts mull socio-economic benefits of voting
Conte on bust-up with Tuchel: You’ve to show passion everytime
EPL: Spurs force Chelsea draw in four-goal thriller
Taiwo Awoniyi scores as Nottingham beat West Ham 1-0

The Punch

Third term: I’ve not bowed to pressure, says Pinnick
Nigeria beat S’Korea in U-20 Women’s World Cup
Raid bushes, uncompleted buildings, IGP orders policemen
Caution your supporters, police warn presidential candidates, others
Joshua reserves special praise for Usyk
Sports
Find MAPOLY student’s killers, Abiodun orders police, others
Alleged fraud: Investors protest at Rivers Christ Embassy
Lagos-Ibadan: Construction, convention ground traffic, police ban hawking
Robbers invade Nasarawa school, kill teacher, injure other
Money-seeking council officials block Lagos road, beat drivers
Lagos agency arrests residents over waste bills
Families deny excavating Lagos wetland, destroying property
18 terminal operators owe FG $753m, N1.61bn – AGF
Stock investors lose N571bn in one week
Cooking gas price jumps 105% in 12 months
Amosun’s political relevance, validity have expired – Ogun APC spokesman
Senate ticket: APC justifies expulsion of Umahi’s rival
Senate: Why Umahi’s female rival was expelled – APC
FG’s approach can’t end insecurity, says APM chair
Editorial: FG, states should stop the borrowing binge
Soyinka sails Pyrates out of Emi lokan sea
Resolving the ASUU Strike
Air Nigeria, NNPC Limited and Nigeria’s debt resolution
No manifesto without identification
It’s sad traditional rulers’re reduced to nonentities –Ex-Rivers gov, Diette-Spiff
How wall crushed my three-year-old son to death – Gombe mother
$2bn worth of crypto stolen — Report
UN urges Nigeria, others on crypto regulation
Fintech launches API
Economic challenges cause smartphone decline to Nigeria, others

Leadership

Grim Prospects For Nigeria’s Investment Portfolio Over Insecurity
On Water-tight Security Directive… Experts Ask IGP To Go Beyond Empty Orders, Memo Disclosure
Termites Ate Vouchers Of Our N17.1bn Spending, NSITF Tells Senate
Grim Prospects For Nigeria’s Investment Portfolio Over Insecurity
UNIABUJA Hospital Debunks Alleged Outbreak Of Marburg Virus
Flood Kills 50, Destroys Houses In Jigawa
SERAP To INEC: Allow 7m Nigerians Complete Voter Registration
Lottery Fund Interventions Impacting Nigerians – Federal Govt
[EDITORIAL] Check The Menace Of Oil Thieves
Speculators Driving Naira Volatility At Forex Market
Organ Harvesting: Ohanaeze Wants Ekweremadu’s Case Transferred To Nigeria
Tension Grows As Kenyans Wait For Presidential Election Results
Maimuna’s Memoir: Unexpected Decision
Ruto Edges Ahead Of Odinga In Kenya’s Presidential Race
JUST-IN: 3 RCCG Members Die, 13 Others Sustain Injuries In Auto Crash
BBNaija 7: Ilebaye, Khalid Evicted In Second Eviction Show
Pressure UK To Transfer Ekweremmadu’s Case To Nigeria, Ohanaeze Tells 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
OGFZA Mulls More Free Zones To Boost Revenue
2023: Ogun West Rallies Support For Tinubu, Abiodun, Adeola

The Sun

Nigeria lost over $1.9m in 5 days to disruption of gas supply to Ossiomo plant, says Obaseki
Atiku, Wike camps in make or mar meeting
How North West caucus demanded VP, SGF, finance, FCT, works, NSA, other key ministers from Tinubu
FG goes tough on crude oil thieves to rescue economy
2023: We’ll resist rigging, vote-buying –INEC
NAF bombards terrorists’ enclaves, kills scores in Niger
Bandits abduct Abia Catholic priest, demand N50m ransom
Abia Poly: Onyeizu’s argument compels govt to action
Ikpeazu welcomes UTA’s presence in Nigeria, pledges support
Ohanaeze to FG: Don’t abandon Ekweremadu
NAPTAN asks union to consider plight of parents as ASUU strike enters 6 months
Gender equality: UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network
Enugu APC unveils Ogara as deputy guber candidate
No retreat until we reach Abia govt house, APC guber candidate vows
Senatorial seat: Ebonyi APC expels Umahi’s rival
Allow 7m Nigerians complete voter registration or face legal action, SERAP threatens INEC
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
How we handled islamisation tag, grew balance sheet to N300bn –Usman, Jaiz Bank MD
Thousands revive Sydney’s famous road race after COVID hiatus
South Africa 23-35 New Zealand: All Blacks end losing streak with dramatic win
Team Nasarawa taekwondo harvest medals at Panamai, Cottage Mills championship
FedEx Cup Play-offs: Cameron Smith two shots off leader JJ Spaun
Awoniyi makes EPL history
Gumel lauds Nigerian athletes to CWG
Lottery fund’s interventions in sports, others touching lives – FG
For eighth straight editions, Okpekpe Road Race gets AIU clean bill
Algeria 2023: Adeyinka’s arrival completes Super Eagles B camp
Sports minister commends teenage Gymnast, Onusiriuka
Road to Qatar 2022: Access Bank/ VISA rewards customers with trip to World Cup
Kane denies Blues in London derby
Nnamani is being clever by half
‘Emi lokan’: Pyrates are not to blame
Bandits in power
Man’s greatest problem: Another look
60 monkeypox cases reported in 19 states –NCDC
Road to 2023: Dismissing Atiku, Obi, Kwankwaso’ll be living in self-denial –Lukman, APC Vice Chairman
Road to 2023: PDP’s elusive search for peace
FG inaugurates team to tackle gas glaring
CDHR urges NERC, BPE to respect court injunction on BEDC takeover
Ohanaeze to FG: Don’t abandon Ekweremadu
NAPTAN asks union to consider plight of parents as ASUU strike enters 6 months
Gender equality: UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network
Varsities’ impunity of exceeding admission limit almost stopped 10,000 from going to Law School –Malami
Allow 7m Nigerians complete voter registration or face legal action, SERAP threatens INEC
Osun under Oyetola not a spendrift -Govt replies ex- finance commissioner
Coalition endorses Bauchi gov, Mohammed, Atiku
2023: We’re behind Ugwuanyi, Mbah, other PDP candidates –Support group
Police arrest man, 59, for allegedly raping one-year-old girl in Bauchi
IGP orders watertight security in schools, hospitals, others

Daily Trust

We Lost 9 Members, 450 Cows In Clash With OPC In Kwara – Cattle Dealers
140 Days After, FG Loses N3bn On Halted Kaduna-Abuja Train Service
How Religious, Ethnic Sentiments Threaten Jos Main Market Rebuilding
Ghost Workers, Racketeering Gulp Millions In LGs – Niger ALGON Sec
Akin Mabogunje: Adieu To A Legendary Urbanist
Answering The Youth Question
The Role Of Mathematics In Lives Of Nigerian Youths
Clamp Down On Drug Abuse Will Help Address Insecurity In Nigeria
Police Arrest Poly Student Over Robbery
Owo Church Attack: Fulani Group Demands Compensation
Go After Killers Of Miss MAPOLY, Gov Abiodun Orders Police
Community Work Reunites Plateau Christians, Muslims 13 Years After Crisis
Ground Rent: FCTA To Prosecute 413 Defaulters
Police To Reorganise, Train Edo Security Personnel – CP
Clash: Police Restore Normalcy At Kwara Livestock Market
Ibadan Kidnap Kingpin Nabbed In Edo
Customs Arrests 2 Drug Traffickers In S/West
NDLEA Uncovers 442 Parcels Of Meth In Smoked Fish
Ogun Seals Plastic Recycling Firm Over Infractions
Cleric Urges Parents To Spend Time With Teens
Foundation Organises Youth Summit On Agribiz
18 Terminal Operators Owing FG N490bn — NPA
Again, Cargo Evacuation Fails To Commence On Lagos-Ibadan Train Service
Nigeria’s Tax To GDP At 6% Not Sustainable – Experts
Saudi Aramco Records $48.4bn Profit In Q2, Declares $87.9bn In 6 Months
‘How Nigeria Can Take Advantage Of Bunkering, Illegal Refineries’
Aviation Fuel: Get CBN, NNPC To Make FX Available, LCCI Tells FG
NAN Staff Cooperative Declares N12m Profit For 2021
Energy Firm To Remove 10% Population From National Grid In 1yr
Entrepreneurship Success: Business Growth Planning (II)
28m Housing Deficit: Experts Offer Innovative, Sustainable Solutions
Soaring Exchange Rate Affecting Nigeria’s Construction Industry – FOCI President
APC Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Shun Sentiments, Vote Quality Leaders – Idowu-Fearon
Sen Fadahunsi Faults Dariye’s Moves To Contest Senatorial Seat
Lagos Gov’ship: I’m Not LP’s Placeholder, Awamaridi Insists
Buhari Re-Appoints Bashir Ahmad After Failed Reps’ Bid
616 PDP Members Defect To APC In Gombe
We Won’t Interfere In Nigeria’s Politics – Ghanaian Envoy
APC Jigawa Senatorial Candidate Is Dead
Why Umahi’s Female Rival Was Expelled – Ebonyi APC
Keyamo Rejects Calls For His Resignation
IGP Orders CPs To Beef Up Security Around Hospitals, Schools
Inside Nigeria’s Ghost Tourist Centres
18 Terminal Operators Owing FG N490bn — NPA
Again, Cargo Evacuation Fails To Commence On Lagos-Ibadan Train Service
Nigeria’s Tax To GDP At 6% Not Sustainable – Experts
Saudi Aramco Records $48.4bn Profit In Q2, Declares $87.9bn In 6 Months
‘How Nigeria Can Take Advantage Of Bunkering, Illegal Refineries’
PFAN Vows To Scuttle NFF Congress Over Exclusion
Awoniyi Helps Nottingham Forest Sink West Ham
Dare Commends Teen Gymnast, Stephanie Onusiriuka, On Gold Medal Feat
Olumide Oyedeji Basketball Camp Starts August 29
Conte, Tuchel See Red As Spurs Draw At Chelsea
Blinken’s Visit: Will US Win Race With Russia, China Over Africa
EditorialAs World Powers ‘Scramble’ For Africa, Again…
How Kaduna Govt’s Scholarship, Loan Scheme Is Changing Indigent Students’ Lives
FG Tasks Technical Colleges To Prioritise Environmental Measures
Incorporating School Safety Will Address Barriers To Girl Child Education — Experts
Multi-Billion Naira Gombe School In Deplorable Condition, Needs Attention
Community Work Reunites Plateau Christians, Muslims 13 Years After Crisis
Will Smith, Wife Spotted Out Together For First Time Since Oscars Slap
Why Some Women Endure Domestic Violence In Marriage — Ex-BBNaija Star, Tega

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