News Headlines Aug 16, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 16, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

CBN: Budget Deficit, Public Debt Hamper Fiscal Sustainability
Ayu: I’ve Not Resigned and Won’t Resign
FG Raises Fresh Fraud Claims against P&ID Ahead $11bn Trial
Ruto Wins Kenya’s Election, Buhari Salutes President-elect
FG Raises Fresh Fraud Claims against P&ID Ahead $11bn Trial
NSITF Explains N17.15 Billion Senate Probe
TNBA ’ll Make Nigerian Broadcasting Formidable, Say Murray-Bruce, Alumona
Rising Food, Commodity Prices Drive Inflation to 19.64%
Oil Marketer Laments FX Scarcity, Inadequate Delivery Ships on Product Marketing
Nigeria’s Power Sector Births Premier Award Programme
FG Urges NAICOM to Deepen Insurance Penetration
Delta Proposes N459bn in 2023 Appropriation Bill
Anya, Awosika to Headline NIPR Summit on National Integration
Energy Transition Without Access Unsustainable, Says NECONDE Boss
Regional Power Pool Plans Liquidity Fund to Enhance Electricity Supply
See How President Buhari Turned Me Into a Nostradamus and Clairvoyant (Part 1)
SEC Reiterates Commitment to Prioritizing Investor’s Protection
NB Appoints Puri, Wessels Boer as Board Members
Customs Intercepts N308m Canabis, Hands Over Suspects to NDLEA
FG Reiterates Commitment to Boost Cashew Production
Industrialists Task Bakers to Deploy Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes to Reduce Production Cost
BOI Concludes Fresh €1bn Landmark Transaction to Enhance Capacity
APGA’s Unending Leadership Tussle
Naira Fall Against Other Currencies Makes Equipment Purchase Nightmare, Says FOCI
Lagos Residents’ Waste Bill to Increase by 50%
Nigeria Info, Others Secure Broadcast Rights to Air Premier League
Awoniyi, Aribo Relishing Debut Goals with Forest, Southampton
Okogie, Metu, Oni to Lead D’Tigers FIBA World Cup Ticket Charge
Osimhen Kicks off New Serie A Season with Goal, Assist
NFF Election: Pinnick Restates No Third Term Ambition
ASUU Strike: Any End in Sight?
William Ruto And Kenya Election
When Failure is A Stimulant
EDITORIAL: KADUNA AND THE GRIP OF TERRORISTS
Post-Harvest Losses: FG Pledges Support to Research Institutes
Regional Power Pool Plans Liquidity Fund to Enhance Electricity Supply
Amid Massive Under-production, Nigeria Posts Record 9.4m Barrels Oil Loss to Shut-ins, Others
Energy Transition Without Access Unsustainable, Says NECONDE Boss
Food Inflation Continues to Surge as Poultry Feed Rises by 168%
Naira Fall Against Other Currencies Makes Equipment Purchase Nightmare, Says FOCI
Okereke: Govt Requires Clear Policies to Achieve 50% Emission Reduction by 2050
Lagos Residents’ Waste Bill to Increase by 50%
Sanwo-Olu Commissions PH Flyover, Commends Julius Berger
Thinkmint to Host REDA August 30
Why the FHC (Pre-Election) Practice Directions Might be Invalid
Body of Benchers Denies Reported Investigation of NJC Secretary
Expert Calls for Improved Loans to Drive Nigeria’s Agro-Commodity Trade
Nigeria Yet to Practice Agriculture Since Independence Says NAERLS Boss
VCI West Africa Equity Index Rises on Commodities, Energy Players
Pension Clearance Certificate: Requirements and Processing
Lekki Port: Transport Minister Commends NPA, Seek Rail Connection

The Nation

Shell discharges five barrels of oil into Rivers environment
15 things to know about Kenya’s president-elect Ruto
Mark congratulates new Methodist Church Prelate
PDP crisis: I’ve no plans to resign, Ayu declares
William Ruto emerges Kenyan president-elect, defeats Raila Odinga
Ayu’s resignation tops agenda as Atiku, Wike’s camps meet
Sylva didn’t win defamation case against me in US- Online…
You cannot get 200 supporters in Kaduna, El-Rufai mocks ‘Obidients’
Why Ebonyi doesn’t observe Monday’s sit-at-home –…
Shell discharges five barrels of oil into Rivers environment
Baashe Delta releases visuals for ‘Kun Dhaan’
15 things to know about Kenya’s president-elect Ruto
My village people have followed me abroad – Bovi
SFS Capital launches Mobile App
Mr P hits APC, PDP supporters
Sheggz clears Adekunle over affair with Bella
Ilebaye’s eviction worries Chomzy
‘White man’ framed on your wall not Jesus Christ – Timi Dakolo

The Punch

Lagos mob attacks suspected terrorist, police urge caution
Roadblock: Lagos council boss silent on extortion
End killings of innocent Nigerians, Afenifere tells Buhari
FG warned against acute hunger, S’Leonean crisis
Running mate: Wike accuses Rivers elders of gang-up
FG, ASUU meet today, strike enters 183 days
10 things to know about Kenya President-elect, Ruto
Police kill five kidnappers, abducted Redeemer’s student escapes
Tenant sues landlord over poor facility, demands refund
Benue police nab kidnap syndicate’s kingpin
Fuel subsidy hits N1.593tn, refinery rehabilitation gulps N54.66bn
Shell confirms spill, discharges oil into Ogoni
Power intervention fund jumps to N2.9trn
Osun LG election holds October 15, PDP kicks
Presidency: Atiku experienced, others are learners, says ex-VP’s spokesman
APC loyalists protest Muslim-Muslim ticket
Ayu denies resignation reports
Liverpool held by Palace as Nunez sees red
Atletico thrash Getafe 3-0 in season opener
Osimhen scores as Napoli thump Verona 5-2
Why I rarely use social media – Emperor Geezy
Editorial: Killer soldiers must be brought to justice
General Irabor’s usurpation of civilian power
Not all friends are friends
Re: What is Peter Obi really up to?
ASUU, FG faceoff: Who will break this deadlock
Imperative of a ‘Third Force’ in 2023
More
Foreign varsities profit from Nigerian universities’ poor funding, crisis
Misdiagnosis primarily not an offence — UITH prof, Mokuolu
Lassa fever: 165 killed, awareness call rises
Provide equipment, stop brain drain, radiologists beg government
Ebonyi records monkeypox case, Osun begins sensitisation
Tuface and the intriguing question of double negatives (1)
Varsity union seeks end to AAU crisis
Nursing education will boost quality healthcare delivery – NGO

Leadership

NASENI Deploys Technologies To Train 3,700 Youths In Modern Farming
Ruto Wins Kenya’s Presidential Election, Vows To Work With ‘All Leaders’
Monkeypox: Nigeria Records 60 New Cases In 19 States
NASENI Deploys Technologies To Train 3,700 Youths In Modern Farming
PPP: Federal Govt To Generate N48bn From Planetarium, Broadband Projects 1
Policy Weaknesses, Lack Of Reforms Hindering Nigeria’s Tax System – NESG
Staff Welfare: Labour Unions Begin Negotiation With FIIRO
Finance Minister Tasks NAICOM On Insurance Penetration
Linkage Assurance Records N8.3bn GPW, Returns To Profitability
Illicit Financial Flows: NITDA, ICPC Seek Indigenous Solution At Hackathon
NFF Elections: Pinnick Bows To Pressure, Drops 3rd Term Ambition
Osun Residents Jittery Over Monkeypox Infection
Osun To Hold Council Elections In October
Ogun Tasks MDAs Accountants On Innovations To Scale Up IGR
Ogun Tasks MDAs Accountants On Innovations To Scale Up IGR
LagosRide Sacks Driver Over Gross Misconduct
Group To Roll Out Women Empowerment Skills In Lagos
Tinubu Can Reposition Nigeria For Economic Growth – Adegbuyi
2 Arrested As Police Smash Kidnapping Gang In Oyo
Sex Worker Stabbed, Strangled In Delta Hotel
…CSO Condemns Opposition To NDDC’s Audit
Protesters Block NDDC Headquarters Over Planned Staff Audit
Police Rescue Victim, Kill 5 Suspected Kidnappers In Edo
2023: Uzodimma’s Aide Calls For Politics Without Bitterness
Umahi: APC Ward Chairman Denies Expulsion Of Ago-Eze From Party
Uwaifo’s Family Disowns Planned Anniversary By Eburu
Sen Anyanwu Asks Lawyers To Sustain Nigeria’s Democracy
Monkeypox: Nigeria Records 60 New Cases In 19 States
NASENI Deploys Technologies To Train 3,700 Youths In Modern Farming
We Have Not Renamed Kaduna State – El-Rufai
UK Becomes First Country To Approve Dual-Strain Vaccine
Atiku Receives APC Defectors In Adamawa
Lagos Records 16 Night Accidents In 8 Months, 97 Deaths – FRSC
Ayade Appoints 35 New Aides
Navy Dismiss Officer For Attempted Sodomy
Army, EFCC Arrest 120 Suspected Oil Thieves In Port Harcourt
Legislative Institute To Award PhD Degrees – DG
Building Resilience For Sustainable Success In An Age Of Disruption
NIPR Raises The Alarm Over Trust Deficit Between Govt, Citizens
ITS, NTA-Star MoU Game Changer For DSO – Minister
Wages Commission Decries Employers’ Rejection Of Corps Members
Strike: ASUU Seeks NUC, Edo Govt’s Intervention
Why We Are Not Bothered About Defectors – Rivers APC
Revive Unity Colleges, Alumni Tell Federal Govt
IGP, Arase, Others Prepare Police Officers For 2023 Elections
Katsina To Give 150,000 Secondary School Girls Scholarships
Court Adjourns Bagos Case Against Plateau Govt, Others
1 Killed, Another Abducted As Gunmen Invade Kogi Market
1 Killed, Another Abducted As Gunmen Invade Kogi Market
Gov Sule Has Cleared N720m Salary, Pension Arrears, Says NLC
Nigeria, UNDP Launch Roadmap For Development
Rotary Promises To Tackle Open Defecation In Abuja
Insecurity, Poor Regulations Responsible For High Cost Of Rice – RIFAN
HYPPADEC Trains Staff On Public Procurement, Service Delivery
Kwara Govt Renovating 600 Schools Says Commissioner
LP Rep Candidate Says 2023 Will Make Or Mar Nigeria
Yoruba Elders Urge Tinubu To Reconsider Same Faith ticket
North East Will Give Tinubu Maximum Votes – Yobe APC Chair
Group Canvass Support For Tinubu
APC Will Dislodge Those Holding Abia To Ransom – NWC Member
El-Rufai’s Performance Will Ensure APC’s Victory In Kaduna – Haliru
Imo: APC Candidate Assures Victory In 2023
Seven Tips: On Maintaining A Healthy Diet For Cold Weather
Maimuna’s Memoir
Hepatitis: Only 80% Of Blood Donations Are Screened In Africa, As Health Practitioners Are Tasked On Blood Safety
That World Bank Debtors’ List Ranking
Abuja Must Be Secured By All Means!
BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Nasarawa Info Commissioner
Buhari Congratulates Ruto On Electoral Victory As New Kenyan President
Lagos Police Rescue Suspected Terrorist Dressed In Hijab From Mob
Boundaries Between Nigeria, Neighbours ‘Artificial’, Says President’s Chief Of Staff
JUST-IN: Ebonyi Confirms Outbreak Of Monkeypox
Senator Denies Sponsoring Bill To Rename Kaduna To Zazzau
Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Hits All-time High Of 19.64% In 17 Years
Nasarawa Tackles BudgIT, Denies Owing Workers’ Salaries
Osun Local Govt Elections To Hold October 15 – OSIEC 1
ADM Energy Lifts 94,187 Barrels Of Crude From Aje Field
NFF Elections: Pinnick Bows To Pressure, Drops 3rd Term Ambition
Policy Weaknesses, Lack Of Reforms Hindering Nigeria’s Tax System – NESG
Staff Welfare: Labour Unions Begin Negotiation With FIIRO
Finance Minister Tasks NAICOM On Insurance Penetration
Linkage Assurance Records N8.3bn GPW, Returns To Profitability
Illicit Financial Flows: NITDA, ICPC Seek Indigenous Solution At Hackathon

The Sun

Nationwide blackout imminent
Ayu calls Wike bluff, says he won’t resign
Insecurity: Northern coalition summons govs
Inflation hits 17 year-high at 19.64% in July –NBS
We made best choice, constituents declare as Kalu renders stewardship account
NCDC confirms additional 13 new cases of Lassa fever
2023: INEC begins display of voters’ register in Oyo, Lagos
Man remanded in Ogun prison over alleged murder
… 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
Kebbi Customs intercepts 11,950 litres of PMS from smugglers
Mass defection hits Niger APC
Igbo APC group disowns faction, backs Igbokwe
2023: Okowa, Ayu, Melaye storm Ekiti, as 10,000 SDP members defect
2023: Obi is Nigerian project –Chukwuma
Lagos Assembly ticket: Ajadi asks court to nullify PDP’s substitution of name
PoS transactions rise N1.05trn in 7 months –NIBSS
SEC to hold 2nd CMC meeting Thursday
FMDQ launches Q-Estimator to fastrack investment decision making
CBN’s Ways and Means up 20 fold in 7 years to N19.9trn in H1’22 –Afrinvest
BATNF donates solar-powered borehole facility to Ogun community
Grassroots sports: Nasarawa set to host YSFON U-16 North-central zonal football tournament
Costa Rica 2022: Falconets heroine, Onyenezide, talks tough, says we can beat any team
Victor Moses to undergo surgery in Germany
Umar Sadiq set for £30m Villarreal switch
Okogie, Metu, Oni to lead D’Tigers FIBA World Cup ticket charge
Nigeria Info, Wazobia FM, Cool FM secure exclusive Broadcast Rights to air EPL games
FIVB eyes on Nigeria- Nimrod
African U21 Men’s Nation: Nigeria beat Morocco at Championship opener
WNBA’s Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence
Uwaifo family distances itself from late musician’s one-year anniversary
Enhancing media freedom or nurturing tyrants?
Ibom Air: Triumph over naysayism
Uzodimma: Keen on development despite perverse politics
With spokesmen like these…
An APC carnage foretold
Nnamani is being clever by half
Illegal bunkering: Father of 5, others burnt in Rivers
PoS transactions rise N1.05trn in 7 months –NIBSS
SEC to hold 2nd CMC meeting Thursday
FMDQ launches Q-Estimator to fastrack investment decision making
CBN’s Ways and Means up 20 fold in 7 years to N19.9trn in H1’22 –Afrinvest
BATNF donates solar-powered borehole facility to Ogun community
Taiwan: Pelosi’s visit, serious violation of one-China principle –
Waiting endlessly on death row
Why I lead campaign on girl-child education, others –Ben, legal practitioner
Outstanding demands: Why ASUP gave FG August 31 ultimatum
We’re frustrated
Edo govt moves to reposition secondary education
Enugu lawmaker extends scholarships to other South-East
Man remanded in Ogun prison over alleged murder
… 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
Kebbi Customs intercepts 11,950 litres of PMS from smugglers
Tactical squad disbanded over Osun ‘killing’, say police
2 die, 10 injured in Akwa Ibom road crash
4 die, 21 injured in Lagos, Ogun road accidents

Daily Trust

ASUU On Strike Because Of PDP – Keyamo
Kidnapper Nabbed For Writing Varsity, Threatening To Abduct Students
Simple Heart Scan In Old Age May Predict Dementia In Next 10 Years—Study
‘Stress Hormone’ Levels Key Indicators Whether A Person Will Suffer Long-Covid’
Man Kills Girlfriend For Sleeping With Another
Jigawa Flood: Tale Of Woes As Victims Lament Hunger
Publish Guidelines For IOC’s Assets Divestment, NUPRC Told
NAICOM Urged On Prompt Claims Payments
Jos Market Rebuilding: Court Adjourns Case To August 30
NPA Supports Private Sector Initiatives For Efficient Operations – MD
Global Economic Crisis: Fiscal Balance Of W/African Nations Worsens – CBN
Why Nigeria Should Invade Ghana
‘Agusto’s Call For Positive Real Interest Rate Unattainable’
Tuchel To Face FA Inquiry Over Referee Comments
BoI Raises €1bn Facility To Support MSMEs, Others
Murray Included In Great Britain’s Davis Cup
I Am A Noble Man, I Won’t Run For NFF Elections Again, Says Pinnick
Why We Pioneered Non-Interest Banking – Jaiz Bank Chairman
Volleyball: Nigeria Beat Morocco At African U21 Men’s Nation Championships Opener
Gara-Gombe Under Pressure To Join Race For NFF Presidency
EDITORIAL: Time To Have A Coordinated Approach To Insecurity
Push Yourselves Out Of Comfort Zone, Ganon Baker Tasks Nigerian Coaches
As Govt Mulls Ban, Nigeria Mined 89m Tons Of Mineral Resources In 2021
Man Remanded For Raping Friend’s Neighbour
Court Dissolves Marriage Over Husband’s Inability To Feed Wife
Man Jailed 6 Months For Stealing Goat
Approach Aggrieved Yoruba Leaders For Reconciliation, Oluwo Tells Tinubu
Uniben, NILDS Matriculate 86 Students For Masters In Party Politics, Others
Gunmen Kill School Teacher In Nasarawa
Four Die, 21 Injured In Ogun Road Accidents
PDP Kicks As Osun Fixes Oct 15 For LG Polls
My Only Agenda Is To Serve Nigerians — Atiku
The Scam In Nigerian Education
Kenyan Poll: Protest, Jubilation Trail Ruto’s Victory
Three Arrested For Robbery At Ogun Industrial Estate
Labourer Gets 4-Month Jail Term For Extortion
Murder Of Alika Ogorchukwu: Is Europe Just As Racist As America?
Why COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe, Effective
Police Kill 5 Kidnappers, Rescue Victim
Youth Group Hosts Blood Donors In Kano
Experts Task FG On COVID-19, Health Security Expenditure Report
Prices Of Food, Others Drive Inflation To 17-Year High
Notorious Kidnapper, Wadume, Sentenced To Seven Years’ Imprisonment
Many Terrorists Killed In Niger, Kaduna Airstrikes
140 Days After, FG Loses N3bn On Halted Kaduna-Abuja Train Service
Buhari Congratulates Kenya President-Elect, William Ruto
Two Dead, Five Injured In Anambra Road Accident
Charly Boy Slams El-Rufai Says, ‘Kaduna Now Bandits’ Paradise’
ASUU Flays Obaseki For Running State-Owned Varsity Without Governing Board
Dangote Major Driver Of Real Estate Dev’t – Builders
Publish Guidelines For IOC’s Assets Divestment, NUPRC Told
NAICOM Urged On Prompt Claims Payments
NPA Supports Private Sector Initiatives For Efficient Operations – MD
Global Economic Crisis: Fiscal Balance Of W/African Nations Worsens – CBN
Murray Included In Great Britain’s Davis Cup
Tuchel To Face FA Inquiry Over Referee Comments
The Scam In Nigerian Education
ASUU Strike: How Intelligent Is Our Intelligentsia?
How Kaduna Govt’s Scholarship, Loan Scheme Is Changing Indigent Students’ Lives
FG Tasks Technical Colleges To Prioritise Environmental Measures
Simple Heart Scan In Old Age May Predict Dementia In Next 10 Years—Study
‘Stress Hormone’ Levels Key Indicators Whether A Person Will Suffer Long-Covid’
BBNaija: Eloswag Wins Head Of House Again, Groovy, Daniella, Others Up For Eviction
Why My Life Is Constantly Under Threat — Mr Macaroni

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