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News Headlines Aug 2, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

US Appoints New Consul General for Lagos
OPEC’s New Head Assumes Office, Engages Nigerian Media on Stabilising Oil Market
NNPC Urged to Fix Nigeria’s Ailing Refineries
Osinbajo Urges Youths to Support Fight against Human Trafficking
INEC: Ekiti, Osun Guber Polls Have Prepared Us Better for 2023
Insecurity: FCTA Demolishes Illegal Structures in Kuje
Shuttlers Partners RCCG to Transport 50,000 Members to Redemption Camp
Minister Kicks against Planned Implementation of 5% Excise Duty in Telecom Sector
Benin River Port: Edo Govt, Regulators, Others Meet over Environmental, Social Impact Assessment
OSGoF Commences Full Enforcement of Survey Coordination Act
NCC Chairman, Stakeholders Lament Destruction of Telecoms Infrastructure
Fawehinmi Steps Down from FeW Models, to be replaced by Ibeh
Stakeholders Seek Trackable Metrics for Home Grown Telecoms Sector
Expert Calls for Robust Digital Transformation in Power Sector
Libya’s Oil Production Recovers to Pre-blockade Level
‘Bill to Regulate Manufacturing, Importation of Fertilizers, Pesticides Underway’
Report: OPEC+ Slumped 2.84m bpd Below its Oil Production Target in June
Cassava Seed Producers Fret over Unavailability of Loans, Insurance Cover
Obi and the 2023 Election
WHY INEC SHOULD EXTEND VOTER REGISTRATION
CAPTIVE PRESIDENT, BLIGHTED COUNTRY
Pan-African Climate Justice Movement Launched Ahead of COP 27
Rasheed Adeyemo Set for Professional Boxing Fight in US
Boxing to Debut as Medal Sport at NUGA Games in 2024
NWFL Declares NWFL Club Owners Association Illegal
It’s Ghana v Nigeria Again in the CHAN 2022 Qualification Battle
Gold Medalist Lawal Didn’t Know She Claimed New Games Record
The Politics of Telling Lies, Telling Truths
Nigeria: More Universities Where?
More Facts About Tinubu’s Drug Proceeds Forfeiture
Of Contempt, Justice and Abuse of Power
EDITORIAL: THE REPAIR WORKS ON REFINERIES
IIM Africa, RIMA Foundation Begin 2022 Data Protection Campaign
BSTAN Plans 100,000 Annual Increase in Nigeria’s Housing Stock
Why is INEC Recklessly Striving to be Neckless? (Part 2)
OSGoF Commences Full Enforcement of Survey Coordination Act
NCC Chairman, Stakeholders Lament Destruction of Telecoms Infrastructure
Stakeholders Seek Trackable Metrics for Home Grown Telecoms Sector
Expert Calls for Robust Digital Transformation in Power Sector
Libya’s Oil Production Recovers to Pre-blockade Level
‘Bill to Regulate Manufacturing, Importation of Fertilizers, Pesticides Underway’
Cassava Seed Producers Fret over Unavailability of Loans, Insurance Cover
Report: OPEC+ Slumped 2.84m bpd Below its Oil Production Target in June
Concerns over Safety of Electricity Users, 156 Nigerians Killed, 87 Injured in Power-related Accidents
World Bank Pledges $315m for Food Security in West Africa
Hall 7 Real Estate Bags Award
Union Bank Announces 6.7% Increase in Profit to N12.3bn
Nigeria, Mexico Strengthens Economic Ties to Boost Hibiscus Production
Unity Bank Reports 23% Growth in PAT
Energy Crisis: Coming Months Will be Challenging, Says IEA
Wema Bank Records Impressive Financial Performance in 2022 Half Year
FCMB Group Records 73.2% Profit Growth, Impressive ESG Scorecard in H1
Nigerian Industrialists Scrapes Through Q2
Petroleum Ministry Inaugurates Committee on Establishment of Oil, Gas Promotion Office

The Nation

Peter Obi not experienced enough to lead Nigeria, says Okowa
Kumuyi: we’ve reached 3m people worldwide through crusades
Nigerians, businesses groan as naira continues free fall
Northwest, Southwest lead in voter registration
Intrigues as Amaechi, Akpabio, Sylva battle for control of NDDC
Knocks for Fed Govt, ASUU over extension of strike
Row over jailing of lawyer by Chief Judge
Scarcity: We’ve not removed fuel subsidy, says Fed Govt
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Contract breach: Businessmen file N407m suit against bank
Akpata’s pilatic verdict: Is this bravery or bravado
Court quashes arrest warrant against Lebanese
Lagos Assembly: Aspirant sues INEC, PDP over name removal
NBA-SPIDEL, firm partner on rights tracking app
Why I’m backing Peter Obi – Okey Bakassi
Social media responsible for celebrities’ kidnap – Lizzy…
Serving new cardholders with more PoS terminals
Unity Bank posts N27b gross earnings in six months
LCFE, Heritage Bank, others unlock $1tr commodities exchange
20 kids win N4m in UBA Kiddies & Teens draw

The Punch

North-West, South-West lead as INEC registers 96.2 million
Most lawmakers backed Buhari’s planned impeachment – APC Senator
Lagos residents lynch mentally-ill, allege invasion of property
Police strategise, NSCDC warns as terrorists infiltrate South
Legal tussle may threaten multibillion-dollar Eko Atlantic City project
Business
We didn’t increase petrol price, marketers did –FG
Business
I’m ready to sacrifice for Nigeria’s survival – Obi
Teenage kidnapper kill boy for forgetting father’s contact
One dies as kidnappers fling victims into river
Taraba, Plateau bandits kill 10, amputate baby
Rivers police arrest robbers who raped pregnant woman
Legal tussle may threaten multibillion-dollar Eko Atlantic City project
FG plans N712bn mortgage to fund 100,000 houses
We didn’t increase petrol price, marketers did –FG
Wike: PDP BoT meets Wednesday, plans peace panel
Buhari lacks ability to tackle insecurity –Katsina NNPP chairman
INEC decries fake voter registration site
I’m ready to sacrifice for Nigeria’s survival – Obi
Osimhen named Napoli penalty taker
Falcons, US friendly tickets sold for $25
‘It’s Usman’s time to be greatest fighter’
Beyoncé to remove ‘offensive’ lyric from new album
‘Star Trek’ star, Nichelle Nichols, dies at 89
YouTuber, Modella, becomes BBNaija S7 26th housemate
BBNaija S7 welcomes 25th housemate, Deji
Editorial: Nigeria’s energy crisis is getting worse
2023: Pandora papers, taxation and Obi’s chances
Gbàjàbíàmílà: Once upon a thoughtless speaker
Corruption in public sector, work ethics and productivity
Leadership failure and gullibility of electorate
A moment of clarity
Let us pity the next President
Support system aided my career growth —Adeola Azeez
Top society events in first half of 2022
Internet: Two telcos invest N443bn in 4G, 5G
Nigerian startups, others may record negative growth – Report
N1.25tn spent on calls in six months – NCC

Leadership

PDP BoT Meets On Atiku, Wike, Others Tomorrow
PVC REGISTRATION DEADLINE: As INEC Registers 2.8m In 1 Month, Pressure Mounts For Extension
Battle Over NDDC Board Appointment Rages, PANDEF Slams Politicians
PDP BoT Meets On Atiku, Wike, Others Tomorrow
Orubebe Formally Joins APC
Atiku Wants Firmer Nigeria, UK Ties
NASS And The War Against Light Arms Proliferation
New OPEC Secretary-general, Al Ghais, Promises To Sustain Barkindo’s Legacies
Dangote Cement Grows Revenue By 17% To N808bn In Q2
Pantami Kicks Against FG’s 5% Excise Duty On Calls
Marketers Responsible For Petrol Price Hike, Not FG – Sylva
FCTA Begins Week-long Demolition In Kuje
Obi’s Running Mate Shutdown Social Media Handles Over Fake News
Credible Elections Promote Peace, National Devt – HURAI
70% Of Nigerian Infants Denied Benefits Of Breast Milk – WHO, UNICEF
Tinubu Meets With APC Governors In Lagos Over Campaign Council
Bandits Kill 7, Abduct 50 In Plateau, Kaduna
Again, ASUU Extends Strike By 4 Weeks, Varsity Students Kick
NASENI Partners Czech Republic To Develop Agriculture
UBA Names Alabuwa As New GMD, Appoints DMD, Eds
Commonwealth Games: Yusuf Picks Nigeria’s 4th Medal
Awomama Killings: Needless Waste Of Human Lives
Remember The Children!
ASUU Strike: Kaduna Varsity Students Begin Semester Exams
2023: Tinubu Meets APC Govs In Lagos Over Campaign Council
BBNaija 7: Hermes Nominates Cyph, Phyna, 3 Others For Eviction
CORRIGENDUM
BBNaija 7: Hermes Emerges Second Head Of House
Kogi, Chinese Govts Discuss Partnership In Nuclear Energy, Others
Stop NDDC Administration With Sole Administrator, Group Tells Umana
Applications For UK’s Chevening Scholarships Open August 2
C’Wealth Games: Islamiyat Wins Bronze To Increase Team Nigeria’s Medal Haul
Pantami Kicks Against 5% Excise Duty On Calls
CAF Revises AFCON 2023 Qualification Calendar
Police Kill IPOB Member Who Killed 3 Policemen ln Delta
Tambuwal’s Commissioner Dumps PDP, Defects To APC

The Sun

Rivers, Abia communities reject Sahara Energy on OML 11 operatio
Bloody day in Plateau, Taraba as terrorists strike
Insecurity: Abuja protesters kick against NSA, Defence minister
Insecurity: Majority of APC senators back Buhari’s impeachment –Bulkachuwa
Again, ASUU extends strike by 4 weeks
No approval for petrol price hike –Sylva
The Sun MD, NAFDAC director, Sapeyi of Garki appointed into UN agency’s Board of Trustees in Nigeria
Alleged organ harvesting: More details emerge about ‘donor’ Nwamini
Insecurity: Abuja protesters kick against NSA, Defence minister
Edo finalises documentation, audit of forests, to begin recruitment of forest police
2023: PDP BoT to meet over Wike –Jibrin
Datti-Ahmed tackles Okowa over comment on Obi
Atiku, British envoy meet over security, economy, education, others
Over 12m Nigerians registered to vote next year –INEC
PDP, SIEC clash over Osun LG election
Forex scarcity: Emirates airlines to reduce flight frequencies to Nigeria over trapped funds
OAAN tasks signage agencies on growth of advertising industry
Q2: Dangote Cement deploys grinding plants in Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire
United Bank for Africa names new GMD, executive board appointments
NCC doles out N500m for research in Nigerian universities
Simon shines as Messi’s PSG pummels Nantes
German club hopeful of signing Super Eagles striker
Osimhen gets new role at Napoli
Calvin Bassey suspended for 2 games
FIFA orders NFF to pay Rohr N157m
Commonwealth Games:Yusuf wins Nigeria’s fourth weightlifting medal
HiFL 22 R16: LASU Blazers make case for Super Four
NWFL declares Club Owners Association illegal
AFN lands Premium Trusts Bank as official banker
UFC Pound for Pound ranking: Kamaru Usman retains No 1 spot
Nigerian Police Officer wins Silver medal at US Open Judo Championship
Commonwealth Games: All eyes on Amusan, Brume as athletics start today
Star Trek, actress Nichelle Nichols dies at 89
Nigeria as an auction item: Going, going, almost gone
FGN, are you there?
What can the impeachment threat do?
Militias and government’s gunmen in Imo’s killing fields
Too late for impeachment
Forex scarcity: Emirates airlines to reduce flight frequencies to Nigeria over trapped funds
Unending controversy over water resources bill
OAAN tasks signage agencies on growth of advertising industry
‘First Females’ in Nigeria
Flying in tears
Insecurity: Abuja protesters kick against NSA, Defence minister
Atiku, British envoy meet over security, economy, education, others
Experts give reasons for high number of stunted children in Nigeria
Kuje jail attack: Police re-arrest inmate in Minna
…Kidnap nursing mother, 4 months baby, husband, sales boy in Bauchi
Over 12m Nigerians registered to vote next year –INEC
Terrorists kill 20, abduct 50 in fresh Kaduna attacks
Again, ASUU extends strike by 4 weeks
Court remands woman, siblings, over killing, destruction of property in Osun
Obi’s movement tackles Buhari, begins nationwide mobilisation

Daily Trust

Dollar Remittance: Presidency Wades Into CBN, NNPC ‘Feud’
Experts List Ways Of Mitigating Ethnic Tension, Grievances
I Had To Delete Tik Tok, Instagram To Be Focused – Babcock’s Overall Best Student
#NotebookGate: Again, Oyo Awards Contracts Worth N694 Million To Companies Owned By Cronies
FCT Minister Reopens Millennium Park 2 Years After
What To Know About Marburg Virus
Vote Buying As Clear And Present Danger
80,000 Child Deaths Prevented With Optimal Breastfeeding Annually – FG
EDITORIAL: Do More Than Close FCT Schools
Hearing Loss: Experts Urge Govt To Subsidise Cochlear Implant
Dollar Remittance: Presidency Wades Into CBN, NNPC ‘Feud’
2 Men Nabbed For Using Cancer Patient To Beg, Build House In Abuja
Impeachment Isn’t In National Interest
Wike, El-Rufai, Other Politicians Fete Foreign Varsity Kids Graduates Amid ASUU Strike
Lagos PDP Accuses APC Of Destroying Jandor’s Billboards
Insecurity: Our Military Needs Our Support
Massive Demolition As FCTA Begins Week-Long Clean Up In Kuje
Why Religion Should Not Determine Who Leads Us
Tipper Crushes Father Of 30, 1 Other To Death In Kogi
How Robbers Raided Suleja GSM Shop, Abandoned Vehicle At Zuma Rock
Gunmen Kill 7 In Plateau Village
PDP’s Stance On Kano Chapter Crisis Threatens Atiku’s Ambition – Abacha
Abductors Of Fulani Chief’s Wife, 3 Kids Demand N20m
Opponents Spreading Falsehood Against Me Through Fake Social Media Accounts – Baba-Ahmed
Man Bags 6 Months For Goat Theft In Kwara
…As Teenager Jailed For Stealing Phone Inside Mosque
PDP Crisis: Wike Lists Conditions For Ceasefire
2 In Court For Stealing 20 Bibles
Again, Airfares Spike As Abuja-Kano Flight Costs N135,000
PTAD Partners Anti-Graft Agencies To Curb Pension Fraud
FG Kicks Against New Tax On Calls, Data
Import Volume To Shrink By 40 Per Cent Over Naira Fall – Experts
Burglars Crash Into Victim’s Bedroom From Roof
Aiteo Cup: Rangers Tackle Bitter Rivals, Heartland In Oriental Derby
Sanusi, Ganduje Reunite In Abuja Airport Two Years After Dethronement
2023: INEC Yet To Decide Fate Of Multiple Registrants As CVR Ends
ASUU Extends Strike By Four Weeks
Despite Global Disruptions, Nigerian Stock Market Rakes In N831bn In 6 Months
Outrage Over Killing Of Nigerian In Italy As FG Demands Justice
Experts List Ways Of Mitigating Ethnic Tension, Grievances
#NotebookGate: Again, Oyo Awards Contracts Worth N694 Million To Companies Owned By Cronies
CVR: Lagos, Kano, Delta Lead As Fresh Registration Hits 12.3m
NUGA, NBF Partner To Promote Boxing
Donald Named European Ryder Cup Captain
Alonso To Join Aston Martin In 2023
First Shipment Of Ukrainian Grain Leaves Odessa – Turkey
The Islamisation Of Democracy And The Christianisation Of Politics In Nigeria
Nigeria’s Coming Economic Meltdown (I)

Vanguard

Bandits block Enugu-P’Harcourt highway, burn Army van, abduct scores of passengers
U.S. kills Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri in drone strike
Don’t run to S-East without Kanu, IPoB warns Igbo politicians
PDP crisis: Wike’s group lists demands as elders meet
PMP: Shatta Wale, Wiyaala, others to light up summerstage music festival in Bronx NY
Army allegedly dehumanize Town Union President in Enugu Community
Native doctors drag CAC to court over registration
Monkeypox: LASUTH confirms Vanguard’s story
Economic sabotage: 13 Naval officers, ratings face General Court Martial for connivance, oil theft
ASUU extends strike by four weeks
Minister attacks FG’s plans to impose 5% tax on call, text, data
Buhari set to give jumbo pay to judges soon — Olanipekun
Deregulation: We haven’t removed subsidy —FG
Obaseki assures on policies to sustain gains of anti-human trafficking campaign
NDDC: Intrigues as S-South heavyweights battle for control
Capacity to lead: Datti-Ahmed tackles Okowa over Peter Obi
Cholera epidemic looms in Lagos as waste takes over markets, streets
4 burnt to death in Delta as vehicle conveying diesel rams into truck
Okada ban: Doctors battling to save man shot by policeman in Lekki
Police kill suspected IPOB member in Delta
8 killed in Plateau community Sunday night attack
Commuters groan as residents block Benin-Sapele road over dilapidated state
Bandits block Enugu-P’Harcourt highway, burn Army van, abduct scores of passengers
Dangote Cement deploys grinding plants in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire
UBA announces new group managing director, executive board members
Pensioners decry disparity in pension payments
Economic downturn forces Nigerians to abandon 5.7m bank accounts
Revealed: Teenager arrested with unknown gunmen 7 months pregnant — Report
Unregistered motorcycles will be impounded nationwide – FRSC
Innoson insists Imo govt yet to pay N2.5bn debt
Energy crisis: Nigeria not ripe for nuclear power plant —experts
Two protesters allegedly shot dead in South Africa
Kwara ready for census – NPC Director
Lagos Govt to penalize Rufai Oseni for plying BRT lane
FCT residents call for sack of Defence Minister, NSA over increased kidnappings
Atiku proposes increased collaboration between Nigeria, UK
DSS disowns security advisory in circulation
Show me anyone more experienced than Peter Obi, Datti Baba-Ahmed replies Okowa
PDP’s problem not as bad as APC’s Muslim-Muslim issue ― Walid Jibrin
Your experience not enough to handle Nigeria’s problem, Okowa hits Peter Obi
Army allegedly dehumanize Town Union President in Enugu Community
BBNaija’s ChiChi weeps after emerging tail of house
Dangote Cement deploys grinding plants in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire
Economic downturn forces Nigerians to abandon 5.7m bank accounts
How rising costs, 99% wheat imports, triggered Nigeria’s bread crisis
How to halt naira depreciation — Analysts
CBN has no plan to close community associations’ accounts —Investigations
Commonwealth Games: Yusuf wins 4th medal for Nigeria
National Assembly’s best option is to impeach Buhari
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