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News Headlines Aug 19, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation Offers N21m to 42 Presidential Merit Awardees
FG Bans Telcoms, Digital Payment Operators from Providing Services to Unregistered Online Lenders
Emirates Pulls Out of Nigeria September 1 over Blocked Funds
PDP BoT: We Don’t Need More Bad Blood in Our Party
NLC Seeks Immediate Release of Inibehe Effiong
FG: We Won’t Pay ASUU Members for Strike Period
Akande: Devolution of Power Panacea to Insecurity, Poverty, Secession
Malami Accused of Plotting to Extradite Nigerians in Disregard to Court’s Proceedings
Anambra to Spend N6bn on Abandoned Govt House Project
Horror as Police Uncovers 20 Mummified Bodies in Edo
Fitting Farewell for the Last of the Founding Septet
Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court Orders AA to Present Witnesses against Tinubu
Asharami Synergy Renovates, Upgrades MMA Police Station in Lagos
Aircraft Depletion Imminent as Airlines Suspend Aircraft Maintenance Abroad over Forex Scarcity
EBID Releases West Africa Development Outlook
Azoji: N5bn Offer Will Position Neimeth as Leading Global Healthcare Commodities Producer
Expert Urge Maritime Stakeholders to Engage Political Leaders on Sector’s Development Blueprint
Evaluating International Flight Operations from Enugu Airport
AMCON: Bleak Future for Aero, Arik Air
FMDQ Exchange Admits Sundry Foods N10bn CP Programme
Chams Plc Increases Shareholders’ Value, Now a Holding Company
Stockbrokers to Set New Agenda on Agriculture, Economic Development
Burden of Confession in Akwa Ibom PDP Governorship Ticket
Odebiyi’s Sponsorship of 300 Indigent Students
A Place for Corporate Africa Starting from Nigeria
Chioma Yvonne Afe: Passionate about Consumer Brands, People, Communication
FAREWELL, MATRIARCH OF THE OBAIGBENA FAMILY
Mount Carmel Experience 22 Holds August 20th
Eloy Awards Foundation, Firstbank Empower Over 500 Women in MSMEs
BuyLetLive In Capacity Expansion, Names New COO
Kenya’s Political Arithmetic
ELECTRICITY WORKERS’ STRIKE IS ECONOMIC SABOTAGE
Burger King Opens Fourth Outlet in Festac
Rotary Unveils New Interact Club
NFF AGA Approves Elective Congress for Benin City on Sept 30
D’Tigers Camp for Qualifiers to Open Tomorrow in Abidjan
Dean Admits He Got VAR Decision Wrong over Cucurella Hair Pull
Of Awolowo, Abiola and Obasanjo
MIDDLE OF THE ROAD SOLUTION TO FG-ASUU FIGHT
PDP: Between the Hammer and Anvil
EDITORIAL: OPERATIONS OF FOREIGN AIRLINES
Group Faults Judgement of Tribunal on Abuja Council’s Elections
Malami Accused of Plotting to Extradite Nigerians in Disregard to Court’s Proceedings
Anambra to Spend N6bn on Abandoned Govt House Project
Kebbi Injects N3bn into NG-CARES, to Grant Loans to Micro, Small Businesses
Adopt YEP Model to Solve Youth Unemployment, N’Delta Govts Urged
Azoji: N5bn Offer Will Position Neimeth as Leading Global Healthcare Commodities Producer
EBID Releases West Africa Development Outlook
Expert Urge Maritime Stakeholders to Engage Political Leaders on Sector’s Development Blueprint
Evaluating International Flight Operations from Enugu Airport
AMCON: Bleak Future for Aero, Arik Air
FMDQ Exchange Admits Sundry Foods N10bn CP Programme
Stockbrokers to Set New Agenda on Agriculture, Economic Development
IATA Launches Platform to Manage Business Risks
Airlines Record Strong Passenger Demand in June, Says IATA
A New Vista for Eastern Ports
Mouka Reiterates Commitment to Backward Integrates Eco-friendly Raw Materials
Arik to Sponsor The Next Titan Nigeria Reality TV Show
Experts Talk on Fintech Growth and Operations in Nigeria

The Nation

Same-faith ticket best option for Nigeria – Adamu
What transpired during Obasanjo, Tinubu’s meeting — Gbajabiamila
Wike to Atiku, PDP: I’m not going to find anybody
NPA generates N172.285bn in six months, says MD
APC seeks disqualification of Rivers PDP Gov candidate, others
Nobody can Islamise Nigeria, says Fani-Kayode
JUST IN: Lagos extends Okada ban
BREAKING: eNaira becomes USSD enabled from next week
I’m richer than Burna Boy, Wizkid, says Kiddwaya
Police rescue four boat passengers in Bayelsa
Some Northern Govs mismanaging primary education – FG
Buhari directs ministry to address menace of explosive remnants
Mr P knocks critics, flaunts US mansion
‘AbdulRazaq’s investment in basic education…
PDP constitutes caretaker committee for Osun
I watch Fireboy’s ‘Bandana’ video 18 times daily – TG Omori
Spat on police officer idiomatic expression – BNXN
Asake shows off new mansion
I started music for love, girls – Patoranking
Spouses not doing anyone favours with house chores – Mary Njoku

The Punch

Gunmen kill Plateau farmer, cart away motorcycle
Ogun students to get free surgery
Commuters groan, businesses shut as Sango-Ota road collapses
Debt servicing gulps N13.17tn under Buhari, education suffers
Strike: No arrears, no resumption, ASUU dares FG
How transnational investment firm swindled Nigerians, others of over $3m (2)
British billionaire moves to buy Man United
Lagos man jailed 37 years for defiling minor
Anambra girls arrested for robbing lovers
Two planes collide mid-air at California airport
Abia hoodlums kill soldier, army guns down two
CIPM to train 3,000 professionals
Wema Bank driving growth via digital channels – MD
262 farmers get loans to boost food security
Enugu Assembly confirms commissioner-nominees, approves constitution amendment
Court strikes out suit seeking Adeleke’s disqualification
Shun Rivers votes, lose poll, Wike tells PDP
Atiku promises to tackle electricity crisis
Some beneficiaries of Fayose plotting his downfall – Ekiti PDP chair
Joshua can’t afford to lose again – Ex-WBA champion
V’ball: Nigeria, Libya clash in African tourney quarter finals
AGA: Delegates reject Pinnick’s plea for tenure extension
Police to sanction BNXN for assaulting officer
Editorial: Breastfeed the child, save the country
There’s God
Did Boris Johnson commit ‘offence’ known to politics?
Exploring innovation for African universities
UNIMED Ondo, eight years after
Nigeria’s state failure, an entrapping vicious cycle
Dismissing policemen found culpable of misconduct not enough — Festus Ogun
Teachers spared me when they punished others – 19-year-old Ondo Oba
FG moves to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission
60% teaching will improve learners’ performance –Edo commissioner
Proffer solutions to Nigeria’s challenges, senator tells educators
Lagos govt not supporting education in Makoko — NGO
Education sector needs restructuring – Alumni group

Leadership

Federal Govt Claims It Spends N 18 bn On Fuel Subsidy Daily
Suspense In PDP As Atiku, Wike Camps Meet Today
ASUU’s Insistence On 6-month Salary Stalling Negotiations – Federal Govt
Enugu Assembly Approves 5th Alteration Of 1999 Constitution Amendment
Jailed Activist: A/Ibom CJ Complies With Demands Of Falana, Others
Rivers APC NASS Candidates Tell Judge To Recuse Self From Case
Imo Govt Not Owing Salaries –Commissioner
2023: Group Urges Support For Atiku/Okowa, Edevbie
Enugu Traders Allege Attacks By Armed Teenagers
Edo Govt, Agro-group Move To Boost Farmers’ Productivity
2023: The Race For Nasarawa Government House
2023: Obasanjo,Tinubu’s Meeting Assures APC’s Victory – Gbajabiamila
Atiku Pledges To Remove Electricity From Exclusive List
PDP Constitutes Caretaker Committee For Osun
Tinubu ‘ll Transform Nigeria’s Economy – Hon Faleke
Sheriff Modu Dumps APC, Joins PDP
Ekiti PDP Stakeholders Woo Oni, Rally Support For Atiku
Lagos Airport Records Low Passenger Turnout As Return Tickets Hit N250,000
CBN Announces USSD Code For eNaira Transactions, As Subscription Hits 840,000
SMEs Advocate Govt Intervention As Inflation Deflates Business Models
9.7m Workers Join Contributory Pension Scheme Since Inception – PenCom
Forex Scarcity Hinders Capacity To Create Jobs, Retain Existing Employment – Analyst
COVID-19: Firm Unveils Eco-Friendly Diaper, Sanitary Pad
SmartParcel Begins Deployment Of Tech-driven Logistics Delivery Service
Pantami, Danbatta, Stakeholders To X-Ray ICT Growth Trajectory
Cheque Transactions Fall 12% to N240bn
NDIC Consistently Remits 80% Operating Surplus – Finance Minister
LCCI To Boost Intra-Africa Trade With Trade Fair
MTN, SMEDAN Partner To Offer Subscribers Data Access To Platforms
SON Partners With Security Agencies To End Substandard Products In Bauchi markets
Flour Mills Commits To Transformational Impact, Releases Sustainability Report
FAO Takes Food Safety Awareness To Rural Communities
Access Bank, NYSC Partner To Promote Entrepreneurship With N30m Grant
NASENI To Establish First Class Transformer Plant Next Month
Oil Market Likely Facing Risk Of Supply Squeeze –OPEC
Baffi Furniture Seeks Partnership With LEADERSHIP
N91trn Untapped Potential: Maritime Operators Seek Social Contracts From Presidential Candidates
Borno Ranks Among Highest Beneficiaries Of FG Cash Grant – Minister
ABUTH Gets Equipment For Urology, Kidney Transplant Centre
Striking AEPB Workers Threaten To Shut Down FCT Cemeteries
Vessel Evaded Arrest, Pirate Attack False Alarm – Navy
Katsina Launches 80-bed Centre For Malnourished Children
AMAC Poll: ‘Results Tendered At Tribunal Doctored’
Drug Abuse: We’re Determined To Take Youths Off The Streets – Etsu Nupe
Federal Govt Approves More Measures To End Open Defecation
CITAD Seeks Gender Abuse Monitoring Unit
Religious Institute Appoints Barkindo As Senior Research Fellow
FRSC Commissions 316 Operational Vehicles
2023: Global Peace Takes Peaceful Election Campaign To Police, Motor Parks
Buhari Gives Hope To Children Orphaned By Insurgency
Some Northern States Mismanaging Primary Education –Federal Govt
Osun Guber: Adeleke Wins Suit Against His Candidacy
Troops Clear House Loaded With Bomb Materials In Kaduna
NHIA Signs MoU With Varsities On Capacity Building
Uzodimma Supporters Protest Against Ihedioha, Others In Imo
Ebonyi Senatorial Ticket: Group Accuses Agom-Eze Of Desperation
COVID-19: Only 28.659m Nigerians Fully Vaccinated –Federal Govt
Rep Donates Canoes To Sokoto Riverine Areas
Rotavirus: Kwara Govt Urges Caregivers To Immunise Children Against Diseases
Community Blames Protracted Communal Crisis On Cross River Govt
FEPSAN Assures Farmers Of Fertiliser Availability
Stock Market Sustains Bearish Sentiment With N78bn Loss
Federal Govt To Boost Investment In STI For Sustainable Development
NBA Gen Sec Loses Bid To Stop Suspension
FCT Police Division Decorates Promoted Officers
Ortom Revokes Rights Granted Mining Racketeers In Benue
Sen Musa Empowers 218 Niger Youths
FCT-IRS, NFIU Partner To Boost Tax Compliance In FCT
10 Die , 15 Injured In Jos-Bauchi Road Accident
Making Profit From Maize Farming
Justice For Hanifa, Umoren’s Families
Politicians And The Jeopardy Of Trial By Ordeal
Hunters, Forest Security Service Seeks Speedy Passage Of Establishment Bill
We Only Spent N2.5bn, Not N18.9bn To Clear Bush, Agric Ministry Clarifies
Abuja Investments Coy Denies Allegation Of Land Grabbing
Lagos Declares Fresh Total Ban On ‘Okada’ In Additional 4 LGAs, 6 LCDAs
Court Remands Security Guard Over Alleged Theft Of N1.8m UNILORIN Property
2023: Obasanjo,Tinubu’s Meeting Assures APC’s Victory – Gbajabiamila
Atiku Pledges To Remove Electricity From Exclusive List
PDP Constitutes Caretaker Committee For Osun
Tinubu ‘ll Transform Nigeria’s Economy – Hon Faleke
SMEs Advocate Govt Intervention As Inflation Deflates Business Models
9.7m Workers Join Contributory Pension Scheme Since Inception – PenCom
Forex Scarcity Hinders Capacity To Create Jobs, Retain Existing Employment – Analyst

The Sun

Buhari again orders security agencies to eliminate insurgents
‘No-work-no-pay’ stalls FG/ASUU negotiations –Minister
Lagos extends ban on Okada to 4 LGs, 5 LCDAs
Obi accuses APC, others of disinformation, deceit
2023: Certificate forgery suit against Tinubu, APC, INEC for hearing October 12
Abia-North: Applause as Kalu tours Ohafia communities to ascertain impact of projects, others
Osun: Court strikes out suit seeking to nullify nomination of Adeleke
Soldier, 2 gunmen, lady killed in Abia
FG approves measures to boost water, sanitation, hygiene
Flood kills 6, submerges 400 houses, 700 farms in Cross River
We’ve collapsed other parties into PDP in Rivers –Wike
COVID-19: FG takes delivery of 2.6m doses of J&J vaccine from Canadian govt
2023: PDP BoT chairman calls for calm over party crisis
260 Enugu PDP ward chairmen rally support for Ugwuanyi, Mbah, other candidates
PDP goofed by not zoning to South East –APC chair
Road to 2023: Defections galore in Kebbi APC, PDP
What FG is doing to empower Nigerians –Ari, DG, ITF
Transactions on eNaira app hit N4bn –Emefiele
N6.210trn subsidy paid to oil marketers in 8 years –Finance minister
Pension fund, contributors hit N14trn, 9m –PenCom
Domestic investors on NGX outperform foreign portfolios in 7 months
Emirates suspends flights to Nigeria over $85m blocked funds
‘Abuja not under terrorists siege’
U20 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria battles Holland for semi-final ticket Monday
Onyenezide reacts to winning Woman Of The Match twice
… Reaching the final remains our ultimate goal – Falconets Coach
Ogunjobi Cup: Kwara, Ogun out as Osun, Oyo secure semifinal berth
AFRIMA to promote Africa’s strength in music – Organisers
Dance helps to maintain mental wellness- Kashif, fitness expert.
The political parties and the campaign season
2023: The storm in PDP and APC
El-Rufai, governance and trivialities
Pension fund, contributors hit N14trn, 9m –PenCom
Joshua plans to dominate world heavyweight boxing
D’Tigers to open camp in Abidjan August 20
UFC 278 free fight: Kamaru Usman outpoints Colby Covington in heated rematch
Asha Gangali: Why Afrobeats enjoys global fame
I want to help people make meaning out of life –Michael Adelusi
Honour for Eedris Abdulkareem
Jasperking makes waves in Italy
Building on existing platforms for the eradication of gender based violence
Soldier, 2 gunmen, lady killed in Abia
Didactic writer and his messages
Senior citizen overwhelmed by veteran author’s book donation
How The Oratory rehabilitated street children
N6.210trn subsidy paid to oil marketers in 8 years –Finance minister
FG approves measures to boost water, sanitation, hygiene
Flood kills 6, submerges 400 houses, 700 farms in Cross River

Daily Trust

Muslim-Muslim Ticket Best Option For Nigeria Now – Adamu
Canadian Town Builds Mosque To Retain Muslim Doctors
India: Outrage As Rapists Of Muslim Woman Freed
FCT Council Chair Appoints New Wako District Head
Atiku/Wike’s Feud: Ayu’s Refusal To Step Down Stalls Peace Move
Access Bank Gives N30m Grant To 20 Corps Members
Police Arrest 2 Ex-Convicts Over Burglary In Ekiti
2023: GPF, CPAD Take Violence-Free Campaign To Police, Motor Parks
JCI Awards 10 ‘Exceptional Youths’ In Nigeria
I Don’t Want To Be Around When Another Olowu Will Emerge — Obasanjo
We Won’t Endorse Any Candidate – PFN
Canada Donates 2.6m Johnson And Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Doses To Nigeria
Administrators Decry Non-Implementation Of LGAs Autonomy
Thumps Up For NAF
Usyk Bids To Put Joshua’s Career On Ropes
Emir Of Bwari Loses Mother
40 Federal Workers Get N20m For Outstanding Performances
Billionaire Ratcliffe Interested In Buying Man Utd
NASENI, Chinese Agency Flag Off Transformer Production Plant In Nigeria Sept
Customs Intercepts Smugglers, Recovers N29m Petrol
Pinnick’s Successor To Emerge Sept 30 In Benin City
NBC’s N5m Fine On Trust TV Harsh — Prof. Akinfeleye
FG Hails 13,461 Youths For Participating In Trial Census
8 Feared Dead In Lagos Church Stampede
Understanding The Role Of National Security Adviser
Gallant Queens To Battle Kaduna Queens In ‘Crocodile City’ Cup Final
The Deficiency Of Democracy
2 Men In Court For Assaulting Pregnant Woman
Nigerian Youths Tasked On Impacting Communities
Firm To Empower 500,000 Women Entrepreneurs
D’Tigers Camp Opens Saturday For 2023 FIBA WCup Qualifiers
Conte Not Expecting Ban After Tuchel Clash
9 Special Need Students Get UK Certificates
3 Scavengers Jailed For Stealing Iron Rods
Group Collects Old Nigerian Books To Boost Literature
Police Arrest 4 Over Social Media Sex Scam In Anambra
Court Remands 2 For Raping 14-Year-Old Girl
Autochek, AutoFast To Boost Vehicle Maintenance
How 11 Firms Piled N542bn Electricity Debt In 12 Months
Hijrah 1444: The Meaning And ‘Meaning Of Meaning’ Of Migration (III)
As Local Rice Capacity Surges Past 7m Tons, Quality Processing On Radar
No-Work-No-Pay Policy Only Condition Delaying FG/ASUU Truce – Adamu Adamu
Emirates Suspends All Nigerian Flights Over $85m Blocked Funds
$418m Paris Club Refund: Govs Tackle Malami, Say Action Fraudulent, Self-Serving
2023: E-Transmission Of Election Results Has Come To Stay – INEC
2023 Polls: NNPP Backs Media Trust Debates
Niger, Benin, Togo Owe Nigeria N5.8bn For Power In 2020 – Report
Obasanjo Inaugurates 300-Man Committee For New Olowu’s Coronation
IBEDC Seeks Policy Review For Employment Of Pregnant Women
Abductors Of Nasarawa Information Commissioner Slash Ransom To N20 Million
Drama As Man Identifies Mother’s Body At Edo ‘Ritualists’ Den’
2023: Same Faith Ticket Not In Nigeria’s Interest – PFN
Pension Fund Administrators Now Recapitalised To N5bn – PenCom
Heifer’s Scheme To Address Hunger, Poverty
Transactions On E-Naira Hit N4bn – Emefiele
Access Bank Gives N30m Grant To 20 Corps Members
NPA Generates N172.Bn In 6 Months, Remits N78.5bn
We Won’t Endorse Any Candidate – PFN
Atiku/Wike’s Feud: Ayu’s Refusal To Step Down Stalls Peace Move
INEC Harps On Issue-Based Politics
Ogun Gov’ship: I Won’t Concede Defeat – Atiku’s Ex-Spokesman
Osun: Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Adeleke’s Candidacy Nullification
Ronaldo Blasts ‘Lies’ Over Man United Future
Venus, Thiem Handed US Open Wildcards
D-Day As NFF AGA Holds Today In Lagos
Wende Condemns Attack On Lobi Stars Vice-Chairman, Iorfa
Shamah Emerges Winner Of Inaugural Skal Golf Tourney
Developing An AI Policy For Nigeria
How America Can Foster An African Boom
For Nigerian Students, The Struggle Is Real: Thoughts On ASUU Strikes And Visionless Leaders
Editorial: Issues From Kenyan 2022 General Elections
Strike: Gombe Varsity To Resume Academic Activities Monday
FG: We’ve Not Accepted UTAS As Payment Platform For Lecturers
Old Federal Colleges Seek Funds To Tackle Poor Infrastructure, Others
3 Arrested With 20 Mummified Bodies In Edo
Mob Sets Phone Snatcher Ablaze In Bayelsa
Nollywood Actor: I Get Angry When People Tell Me I’m Handsome
Women’s Attention, A Reason I Pursued Music – Patoranking

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