News Headlines Aug 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Reconciliation: Team Atiku’s Meeting with Team Wike in Port Harcourt Deadlocked
Foodco Expands Reach, Open 16th Outlet in Ikoyi
BON, NGE, NUJ Kick As NBC Orders Closure of AIT/RayPower, Silverbird TV, 50 Other Stations
Owa Kingdom Alive for Princess Margaret Obaigbena’s Burial Today
Foodco Expands Reach, Open 16th Outlet in Ikoyi
Biyi Bandele who Came in from the Back of Beyond
LEAP Africa, Dow Partner to Drive Youth Engagement
Bauchi Govt Rescues 69 Persons Abducted By Bandits, Raids their Hideouts
Mummified Bodies: Edo Govt Gives Police 7 Days to Carry Out ‘Proper Investigation’
PDP Governorship Ticket: Anxiety As A’Court Reserves Judgment in Oborevwori’s Appeal
Rivers Government Seals Businesses of Pro-Atiku PDP Members
Terror Leader Moves to Forcefully Marry 21-Year-Old Train Abductee
55 Communities Protest Edo Govt Illegal Acquisition of their Farmland
ASUU: We Won’t Cover Lost Academic Session If FG Seizes Salary
Buhari: Stability of Chad, Other Neighbouring Countries in Nigeria’s Interest
Insecurity: FCTA Swoops on Gwarimpa Rail Corridor, Arrests Drug Peddlers
North-east Crisis: UN Says 5m People Got Humanitarian Assistance in 2021
First E&P Loads out Oilfield Platform to Boost Crude oil Production
Tourism Firm Commended for Adopting Best Practices
MINI Concept Aceman: First All-electric Crossover Model
BMW Begins Concept Testing for All-electric High-performance Models
2022 Toyota Tundra i-FORCE MAX, New Breed of Hybrid
Aircraft Depletion Imminent as Airlines Suspend Aircraft Maintenance Abroad over Forex Scarcity
Inuwa Abdullahi is Adventurous, Gritty
Bella Salami: My Ideal Man is the Full Package; Everyone
‘Assure’ Can’t Stand Alone
How to Brighten Your Car’s Yellowing Headlights
With TAFTA, Terra Kulture Offers Opportunity for Budding Creative Talents
Showmax Collaborates With CANAL+ on Blood Psalms
$418m Paris Club Fees: The Facts, Fictions
Miscellaneous Thoughts Nigeriana – 2

The Nation

Inside Niger community where Nigerians dump family members afflicted with leprosy
Dino Melaye’s confession
Reps query payment of $33m monthly on power purchase agreement, $10 million on gas supply
How Buhari rejected ASUU’s demand for six months salaries
Editors, NUJ, others kick as NBC shuts AIT, Silverbird, 50 other broadcast stations
Train attack: Terrorists release oldest victim, daughter, two others
Wike, supporters ‘ll dump PDP if reconciliation fails, says Jerry Gana
Saidi Balogun urges TGMAAN members to obey police
Dremo: Simi was the first to pay attention to my music
Sefiu Alao endorsement deal with real estate firm
Ibidunni ‘resurfaces’
Teddy Temz on modeling, music
Oluwo honours Ojelabi
AFRIMA 2022: Organisers, jurors, surprise patron Bisi Onasanya at
Gbenga Adeyinka threatens Peruzzi with lawsuit
Lancelot Imasuen gets Esama of Benin’s nod with new film Gbege
Tales of sorrow from Benue, Niger IDP camps
IMF: $168tr investments needed to address climate change
Emefiele: USSD code for eNaira out next week
AFRIMA 2022: Organisers, jurors, surprise patron Bisi Onasanya at 61
Liverpool angling to compound Manchester United’s misery…
Determined Joshua to dispatch Usyk in title rematch
Leipzig’s returning Werner warns Bayern Munich
APC still the party to beat in 2023 — Southeast…
Anxiety in APC, PDP camps as Plateau awaits…
Utomi, Iyere, others launch FUND40MB for Obi
Every hustle matters: William Ruto’s power of…
These Obi-Kererenke children (2)

The Punch

Why pregnant women should avoid cats – Ex-UI DVC
Atiku not offended by Wike’s outbursts – Dino Melaye
Mummified bodies: Edo govt, police call for calm
Campaigns: Politicians bombard police with special protection requests
IPOB promoters, Kanu backers behind Peter Obi – Miyetti Allah secretary
Why we can’t increase civil servants’ salaries – Buhari
FG promised N60,000 increment in professor’s salaries – ASUU
Kidnappers on motorcycle killed fleeing lawyer —Zamfara NBA
Serial killer on the prowl in Ogun –Police
Train attack: Terrorists free octogenarian, daughter, two others
FCT monarch backs drug tests for intending couples
Two die, others injured in Lagos church stampede
Capital market’s unclaimed dividends hit N177bn – SEC
‘Non-interest banking key to economic growth’
Firm champions dialogue on W’Africa’s energy sector
Buhari not Tinubu’s campaign council chair – Onanuga
Envoys’ visit to Atiku not political, says PDP
Talks progressing on PDP crisis, say Fintiri, Mimiko
Obi visits Soludo
Midtjylland want €10m for Onyedika
Why I admire Yekini, Okocha – Bob-Manuel
Can Joshua regain lost titles in Usyk rematch?
Actresses’ bodies tools of their trade — Eguavoen
I’m too straightforward to join politics — Tony Umez
Bandele’s last movie will make people weep—Kosoko
I discussed fixing Nigeria with Obi — Femi Kuti
Most popular female BBNaija ‘Level Up’ housemates
Leave this play alone
There is God
Exploring innovation for African universities
UNIMED Ondo, eight years after
Nigeria’s state failure, an entrapping vicious cycle
Allegations of extrajudicial killings blight army’s peacekeeping operation in C’River
Plateau fresh registration order unsettles school owners ahead September resumption
My daughter’s killers won’t end well – Father of MAPOLY student
IPOB promoters, Kanu backers behind Peter Obi – Miyetti Allah secretary
I took UTME four times – OOU Pharmacy graduate with distinction
60% teaching will improve learners’ performance –Edo commissioner
Proffer solutions to Nigeria’s challenges, senator tells educators


Why Implementation Of Oransaye Report Is Slow –Buhari
Angst Over Revocation Of AIT, Silverbird, 52 Others’ Licenses
Train Attack: Terrorists Release Oldest Victim, Daughter, 2 Others
Troops Foil Kidnap Attempt, Rescue Father, Daughter, 1 Other In Kaduna
2023: I Will Liberate Ebonyi From Oppression –Prof Odoh
Sanwo-Olu Tasks Nigeria Commissioners For Economic Planning, Budget On Probity
Centre Lauds Minister, NEDC On North East Intervention
Appeal Court Faults Rejection Of Ogun Guber Candidate’s Suit
2023: South East APC Group Unveils Campaign Plans For Tinubu, Others
Asharami Synergy Upgrades MMA Police Station In Lagos
Federal Govt Calls On Nigerians To Support Clean Energy Innovations Across Sectors
New Policy To Invigorate Nigeria’s Seed System – NASC
Boxing: Joshua Must Be Aggressive Against Uysk, Says Holyfield
I Remain NBBF President – Igoche Mark
Presidential Reception For Team Nigeria To Hold September 15
Afrobeats’ Rising Fame Has Displaced Dancehall Reggae Globally – Asha Gangali
Akunna’s 1st Music Album Listening Party Thrills Fans
Netizens Excited For Brymo In Netflix’s The King’s Horseman Trailer Release 5
Synchronisation Meets Rhythm As Nigerian Dancers Take on K-Pop Dance
The Weirdest, Interesting Things Attract Me To Historical Characters – Ahmed Yerima
TIme To Review Seat Belt Usage And Penalty (2)
As Nigeria Military Takes Battle To Terrorists’ Enclaves
I Won’t Allow Anybody Destabilise Rivers –Wike
Flooding: Food Shortage Hits Yobe IDPs Camps
Childhood Illnesses: Children Paying The Price For Barriers To Exclusive Breastfeeding
Boons, Mystery Of Osun Osogbo Festival
Mummified Bodies: Obaseki Gives Police Sevens Days To Unravel Crime
How To Make It: Aronke Emmanuel: Redefining Maternity Care Business Landscape
North Central Youths Lead Rally To Buhari Over Shettima
LASACO Assurance Pays N8.9bn Claims To Policyholders
BPE, Foreign Firm Collaborate On Investment Opportunities In Nigeria
NPA Generates N172.3bn In 6 Months, Remits N78.5bn To Federation Account
Stability Of Chad, Others In Nigeria’s Interest – Buhari
NAFDAC Mops Up Illicit Herbal Aphrodisiacs, Intoxicants Laced With Cannabis
Land Grab: FCTA Arrests Illegal Developer, Places Others On Watchlist
Atiku, Wike Face-Off: Fintiri, Mimiko, Duke, Others In Frantic Move To Broker Peace
No Work, No Pay: We’ll Forgo Unfinished Academic Sessions, ASUU Replies Federal Govt
Train Attack: Terrorists Release Oldest Victim, Daughter, 2 Others
More Airlines Will Boycott Nigeria Over Trapped Funds, IATA Warns
Pilots Fall Asleep, Fail To Land Airline On Time
Abducted Nasarawa Commissioner Regains Freedom
SEVEN TIPS on: Some Of The Best All-Inclusive Resorts Around The World
FCT Monarch Backs Drug Test For Intending Couples, Honours Marwa
N650m Ransom To Kidnappers
IBB @81: When Past Becomes A Lesson
Nigerian Businessman, Uzochukwu, Tours African Countries, Meets Ghanaian Ministers
Police Arrest Suspect With Stolen Car Loaded With Cannabis Sativa
Kidnapped Nasarawa Info Commissioner Regains Freedom

The Sun

Insecurity: Nigeria loses trillions
Kalu was never stopped from ward tour by gunmen –Spokesman
Woman, daughter, 6 others die in Lagos church stampede
Editors express concern over shutting down of 52 broadcast stations
Serial killer on rampage in Ogun, declared wanted by police
Atiku, Wike reconciliation committee meets in Port Harcourt
ASUU strike: Frustrated students, parents beg FG, lecturers
Strike: We won’t make up for lost time if FG doesn’t pay arrears –ASUU
Abia-North: Isuikwuato constituents pass vote of confidence in Orji Kalu
Kaduna train attack: ‘Kidnappers plan to marry off abducted lady’
2023: Why Igbo in Diaspora’re rooting For Kalu, Peter Obi, Atuma
Power supply: Reps knock operators, say value for money elusive
Obi meets Soludo in Anambra
Kano NNPP crisis: Why Shekarau wants to quit
Muslim-Muslim ticket: The politics, the realities
Prof. Uche Nnadozie: To stop strikes in varsities, public officers’ children should school in Nigeria
Prof Ukemenam, President Ohanaeze UK: Why British govt has not secured Kanu’s release
Reps wade into FG, airlines face-off
IATA, aviation experts blast Nigeria over refusal to release $464m trapped funds
Unregistered herbal aphrodisiacs, bitters killing Nigerians –NAFDAC
IATA, aviation experts blast Nigeria over refusal to release $464m trapped funds
Nigeria’s unclaimed dividend now sits at N177bn
NFF approves replay of Aiteo Cup quarterfinals
Ogunjobi Memorial Cup to award Dare, Baba Ijebu, Soname, others
UFC 278: Briton confident he’ll humble ‘arrogant’ Usman
Esepor, Afonja, Sniper boast as GOtv Boxing Night holds today
Billionaire heir, Olabode Makanjuola’s magic wand
Florence Hungbo’s power of influence
Ebuwa Agbonwaneten breaks new grounds
Delta opens boot camp for creative talents
Letters, Comments on The Nation’s Editorial
The Christian husband
Falling Naira: Before we crucify Emefiele
The political parties and the campaign season
2023: The storm in PDP and APC
El-Rufai, governance and trivialities
I don’t use dildo, I do men, not toys – Sylvia Ukaatu
Enough of recycling of old politicians – CAN Enugu Chairman
JJC Skillz unveils Afristar to showcase talents
Tobi Adegboyega, London-based Nigerian pastor: Why I associate with Davido, Portable, other secular artistes
The Ogwuches: How we handle conflicts in our 25-year marriage
Confession of female suspect, others: We supply weapons to Kaduna bandits
Power supply: Reps knock operators, say value for money elusive
Confession of female suspect, others: We supply weapons to Kaduna bandits
Insecurity: Multi-billion naira businesses in ruins in South-East
Debt: NBC hammer falls on AIT, Raypower, Silverbird, others
Buhari: Orosanye White Paper Report will be implemented after review
MASSOB hails Igbo group for defending UN position on Nnamdi Kanu
Florence Hungbo’s power of influence
Ebuwa Agbonwaneten breaks new grounds

Daily Trust

Terrorists Release 90-Year-Old Woman, Three Other Train Attack Victims
Insecurity, Aviation Crisis: Travellers Caught Between Rock And Hard Place
NBC Revokes Licences Of AIT, Silverbird, 50 Others
Plight Of Abuja Beggars, Hawkers
World Mosquitoes Day And Nigeria’s Paraplegic Walk To Malaria-Free Nation
How I Graduated With First Class Despite Writing SSCE Twice, JAMB Thrice
The Movie Lockdown Elaborates The Effect Quarantining Disrupts Our Daily Activities
Pathway To Inner Peace
Quickly Pull In The Reader With These 2 Title Formulas
Religion, Nigeria’s Poisoned Chalice?
Trust Sports Premier League Predictions
Those Nursing Ambition To Replace Pinnick As NFF President
Daniel Amokachi: Pinnick Is Greedy, A Failure, He Should Leave
Man Utd Vs Liverpool Is A Fascinating Contest
Kukogho’s Debut Devil’s Pawn Is A Page-Turner Reminiscent Of Tom Clancy
After 101 Years, New Challenges Stare Barewa College In The Face
2023: Why It Is Easy To Defeat APC, PDP – Gabam, SDP Chairman
Inside Ortom’s New Security Network
Four Years After, Niger Yet To Fulfil Scholarship Promise For Int’l Debate Winners
Ajaokuta Now Safe Haven For Terrorists
Customs, NESREA Hand Over 73 Smuggled Parrots To NCF
Shehu Of Borno Begs Buhari To Reactivate Chad Basin Authority
Impeach Ortom Now For Sanity’s Sake In Benue, APC To Assembly
Gunmen Kill Lawyer In Zamfara
Kaduna Mobilises 500 Youths To Develop Action On Peace, Security
Monarch Backs Drug Test For Intending Couples
3 Die, 3 Injured In Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway Crash
Man Proposes, God Disposes
Africa Braces Against Marburg Virus After Ghana Cases
Don Jazzy Sings For Rihanna In New Video
PDP Slow In Handling Atiku/Wike’s Feud – Ex-National Chair
PDP Crisis: Appeal Court Faults Rejection Of Governorship Candidate’s Suit
Revocation: Kaduna Media Corporation Kicks Against NBC’s Action
‘They Left Him And Ran Away’, Police Claim Nasarawa Commissioner Was Released After Pressure
Buhari To Host Tobi Amusan, Other Distinguished Athletes Mid-September
Strike: FG Urged To Break ASUU’s Monopoly
Abducted Nasarawa Commissioner Regains Freedom
PDP Crisis: Atiku, Wike’s Reconciliation Teams Meet In Rivers
PDP Crisis: BoT Chairman Calls For Calm
Terrorists Release 90-Year-Old Woman, Three Other Train Attack Victims
We’re Engaging With NBC To Resolve AIT, Raypower Licence Issue – DAAR Communications
Greenfield University Relocates After Losing Five Students To Bandits’ Attack
Two Police Officers Shot Dead At Checkpoint In Plateau
FG Spends N18.397bn On Petrol Subsidy Daily – Finance Minister
8 Feared Dead In Lagos Church Stampede
No-Work-No-Pay Policy Only Condition Delaying FG/ASUU Truce – Adamu Adamu
Autochek, AutoFast To Boost Vehicle Maintenance
How 11 Firms Piled N542bn Electricity Debt In 12 Months
As Local Rice Capacity Surges Past 7m Tons, Quality Processing On Radar

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