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News Headlines Aug 23, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

At NBA Conference, Atiku, Obi, Shettima Decry State of Nigeria, Proffer Solutions
FG Begins Talks with Airlines over Trapped Funds
Police: Assassination Plot against Ex-speaker, Dogara, True
Lawmakers Knock TCN over Inability to Explain Power Generation, Summon MD
FG Begins Talks with Airlines over Trapped Funds
Illegal Detention: Falana Asks NBA to Challenge Presidential Candidates
Buhari, AGF, Others Dragged to Court over Alleged Unlawful Interference in NDDC
Kyari: There’s No Way Illegal Refineries Can Be Converted to Regular Facilities
FG Launches Free RotaVirus Vaccine against Killer Diarrhoea
Baraje: 2023 Will Be Revolt against APC’s Misrule
Okowa: Nigeria Needs Bridge-builders to Unite Nation
2023: APC South-west Stakeholders Vow to Deliver Tinubu for President
Buhari Hails Nigerian Student, Alumona, for Being First African to Win AFS Award in US
Tahir: My Dream is to See Nigeria Have Safe, Reliable Power Supply
Curbing Smuggling, Revenue Loss in Katsina
PPC Appoints Grillo Managing Director
Busari Urges Ministry Officials to Solve Nigeria’s Gas Supply Challenge
FG Equips Small Holder Farmers with Agricultural Inputs, Seeds, Vows to Address Food Insecurity
Amid Cash Crunch, NNPCL Records $1.21bn Deficit in Priority Projects’ Funding in Six Months
Lagos State Targets 40% Self-Sufficiency in Food Production by 2025
NCDMB, Naval Shipyard Explore Collaboration in Ship Building, Repairs
BPE: Takeover of Four Discos Completed
Celebrating Heirs Holdings at 12
CAFCC: Kwara United’s Choice of MJA Excites Egbe
Dessers, Okereke Crash with Cremonese as Roma Claim Maximum Points
Western Nigeria Football Forum to Build Offices for Member States
Appointment of NFF Electoral and Appeals Committees Leadership Creating Disquiet Amongst Stakeholders
Man Utd Outclassed Liverpool for First Win under Ten Hag
ASUU, Inflation, Monkey Pox and Other Problems
The Dangers of Tinubu’s Wealth Without Enterprise
Electricity Workers: When Strike Is Terrorism
EDITORIAL: THE ECONOMY AND THE NGF PROPOSAL

The Nation

Police, hunters rescue 14 abducted passengers in Osun
‘Tinubu/Shettima’s candidacy widely accepted in the North’
Over 200 Nigerians to benefit from EU postgraduate scholarships
2023: Why Igbo should vote for Tinubu, by APC youth leader
Lawyer sues Buhari, AGF, Umana for alleged unlawful interference in NDDC
Tinubu, Atiku, Obi roll out plans on economy, security
Shettima: APC standard bearer and I will replicate our Lagos, Borno feats
No work, no-pay rule: NLC backs ASUU on salary arrears
Confronting the growing menace of oil theft
Arewa youths, Egbesu clash over Tompolo’s pipelines protection…
Police, hunters rescue 14 abducted passengers in Osun
Stop sending Nigerians to foreign prisons, women tell President,…
President hails Nigerian student Alumona as first African to win…
Governors haven’t done enough on security, says Yuguda
Confronting the growing menace of oil theft
Police, hunters rescue 14 abducted passengers in Osun
I was never married, says Nkechi Blessing
Toyin Abraham ends feud with Lizzy Anjorin
I didn’t come to see you, Wizkid lashes out during concert
Davido, Olamide deserve national honour- Lawyer Falaye
EPL: Man Utd beat Liverpool 2 – 1
Ishiguzo, firm partner for grassroots development
Oyebanji: Warming up for a new dawn
Delta PDP at risk of losing 2023 governorship poll

The Punch

Police disown PSC over recruitment
Another Amaechi’s ally dumps APC for PDP
Workers fake deaths to get pension benefits
Atiku, Obi slam FG, Shettima sells Tinubu’s candidacy
NNPP crisis deepens, Shekarau accuses Kwankwaso of betrayal
Politics
ASUU NEC decides on strike Sunday
News
Nigeria relies on nine plants for 71% power
Lagos man arrested for robbing online vendors
Lagos female suspect alleges assault during interrogation
Building collapse: Lagos orders probe, police arrest engineer
Osun NURTW boss abductors demand N15m ransom
Man remanded for sodomising minor in Lagos
Oil firms owe banks N5.93tn amid losses, theft
Reps summon TCN over $33m payment to GenCo
Another Amaechi’s ally dumps APC for PDP
SDP disowns spokesperson over comment on Tinubu
NNPP crisis deepens, Shekarau accuses Kwankwaso of betrayal
‘Plot to remove Adamu, mere social media talks’
Adebutu doesn’t consider others’ interests – Ogun PDP factional gov candidate
Joshua vs Wilder possible, says Hearn
Trilogy: Usman favourite despite Edwards defeat
Rapinoe, Morgan in US squad for Falcons friendlies
Eedris Abdulkareem’s kidney transplant successful, says management
Editorial: Resolving Kenya’s electoral impasse
Can Nigeria learn anything from Kenya’s election?
Car donation to Niger: Much ado about nothing
Will writing: Myths and misconceptions
Nigeria can’t afford a lame duck C-in-C in 2023
Oyo residents lament as park managers unleash pain on motorists
Innovation in financial technology necessary for sustainable development – Visa CEO
Rotavirus vaccine now part of routine immunisation –FG
Putting honey in baby’s mouth can cause muscle paralysis, paediatricians warn mothers
Tuface and the intriguing question of double negatives (2)
Strike suspension: SSANU, NASU leaders, members differ
N50bn fund will support students, research – Rector

Leadership

IGP, Commission On Collision Course Over Fresh Police Recruitment
Ahead Of Campaign Season: Atiku, Obi, Shettima, Others Test Ground At NBA Conference
Federal Govt Promises To Release Trapped $464m Foreign Airlines Funds
Lekki Deep Seaport Will Increase FG’s Revenue, Create 112,000 Jobs – Minister
Dangote In Fight To End Malaria
SheVentures Offers N5m Interest-free Loans To Women Entrepreneurs
Experts Provide Insight On Fintech Growth, Operations
Finance Ministry Promises Adequate Budgetary Allocation For Safe Schools Project
Masari’s Government Has Rejuvenated Katsina Water Sector – CEO, Continental Foundation
Let’s Remain United For Peace In Lagos, Sanwo-Olu Tells Ndigbo
Election Tribunal Grants Oyetola Substituted Service On Adeleke
Sanusi, Ehanire, Others For Health Summit
Lions Club Intensifies Awareness Campaign On Cancer
2023: South West APC Stakeholders Vow To Deliver Tinubu
Stakeholders Lament CBN’s Interest Rate Reversal On Intervention Loans
Equities Begins Week Negative With N14bn Loss
Electricity Workers’ Strike: DisCos Claim N2.5bn Loss Amid N66.85bn Payment Shortfall
ASUU Strike: Varsity Students Resort To Skills Acquisition In Enugu
Tiv Youths Warn Ortom, Wike Against Ayu’s Removal
Presidency Declares Kumuyi A Voice Of Moderation
NAF Airstrikes Hit ISWAP Leader Yuram’s Enclave In Borno
Nigeria Joins Budapest Convention To Check Cybercrime
Sanitation Effective In Malaria Prevention – Minister
Seven Tips: For Making Use Of A Storage Facility
MAIMUNA’s MEMOIR: Its Mostly About The Environment
ASUU Strike And The Dilemma Of Varsity Admission Seekers
Returning North East To Normalcy
Kudos To INEC For BVAS!
I’m Done With NNPP, Kwankwaso Has Humiliated Me – Shekarau
Federal Govt Promises To Release Trapped $464m Foreign Airlines Funds
IGP, Commission On Collision Course Over Fresh Police Recruitment
Odinga Challenges Poll Results In Kenyan Supreme Court
Federal Govt Introduces Vaccine To Fight 50,000 Diarrhoea Deaths Annually
Gunmen Kill Hotelier, Abduct Friend In Kwara
STRIKE: Reconsider Your Stand, Minister Tells ASUU
Buhari Congratulates Nigerian Student For Winning AFS Award
UN Hails Nigerian Women Over Economic Development
Singer Eedris Abdulkareem Undergoes Successful Kidney Transplant
Suspected Thugs Disrupt Pro-Atiku Meeting In Rivers
Gunmen Kill Hotelier, Abduct Friend In Kwara
NAF Bombs ISWAP Leader Fiya Ba Yuram’s Enclave In Sambisa
Army Constitutes Panel To Probe Alleged Killing Of Islamic Cleric By Soldiers
Danbatta, Others Bag ‘Democracy Heroes’ Awards
MMIA Terminal 2, Testament To Infrastructure Devt – Info Minister
2023: South West APC Stakeholders Vow To Deliver Tinubu

The Sun

ISWAP leader, others feared killed in NAF raid
Tinubu, Obi, Atiku, others blame Nigeria’s woes on leadership failure
Military, govs, MDAs align to fight terrorism, boost education
Kwankwaso betrayed, humiliated me, says Shekarau
Let’s remain united for peace, political stability in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu tells Igbo
Rivers vows clampdown on illegal refined petroleum products sellers
Soyinka queries FG over exemption of Miyetti Allah from proscription
Abductors of Osun APC chieftain demand N15m ransom
FG moves to digitise civil service system by 2023
…Ratifies international legal instrument on cybercrime
Uneasy calm over allege plan by FG to proscribe ASUU
NDDC: Lawyer sues Buhari, AGF, others over alleged unlawful interference
6 Kwankwaso supporters die in Nasarawa road crash
Road to 2023: Why we must reject establishment candidates –Adebayo, SDP Presidential candidate
Road to 2023: APGA’s endless leadership tussle ahead of 2023
Fayose has failed as leader in Ekiti –Omotoso
Osun tribunal orders substituted service on Adeleke
$20bn Indian investments domiciled in Nigeria –Minister
SheVentures resumes 90-day interest-free loans to women-owned SMEs
Navy, Geometric Power partner to restore electricity to Aba-Owerrenta feeder
How Credo Consult survived first 10 years of operations –John-Nwosu, CEO
FG moves to resolve foreign airlines’ $464m blocked fund
Friendly: Super Eagles battle Algeria in Oran
Osimhen: I didn’t leave pitch angry
Western Nigeria Football Forum to build houses for member states
NFF election: Electoral committee’s membership divides NFF exco
Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem’s kidney transplant successful – Management
NBC: Bully or broadcast regulator?
Presidential campaign spokesmen: The yabis we need
The problem with the president’s men
Nigeria’s race to the bottom
Nigerian armed forces should be worried
Ethnic profiling not a campaign strategy
FG moves to resolve foreign airlines’ $464m blocked fund
African Volleyball Championship: Nigeria suffer heavy defeat in 3rd place
NCDMB deepens investment on Nigerian-made products
Sex enhancement revolution
Parents with autistic children should speak up to allow early intervention –Bolodeoku, Special Educational Needs expert
P-A-T-H-E-T-I-C!
Withheld results: WAEC decides fate of 365,564 candidates in November
Teachers of smart schools to undergo intensive training
Apostolic Grammar School graduates students
$20bn Indian investments domiciled in Nigeria –Minister
FG moves to digitise civil service system by 2023
Osimhen: I didn’t leave pitch angry
Western Nigeria Football Forum to build houses for member states
FG moves to resolve foreign airlines’ $464m blocked fund
NCDMB deepens investment on Nigerian-made products

Daily Trust

How Kwankwaso Tricked, Betrayed Us – Shekarau
Osun Poll: Tribunal Grants Oyetola, APC Access To Election Materials
2023: How Dariye’s Pardon Stirs Anxiety In Plateau Political Landscape
Woman Dumps Hubby, Says She Can’t Withstand Hunger
PDP, Atiku Set To Announce Campaign Council
5 Airlines Relocate To New Lagos Airport Terminal Sept. 1 – FG
Why Criminality Should Not Be Politicised
Presidency: Afenifere Leader, Adebanjo, Insists On Obi
EDITORIAL: Create Enabling Environment For Tech Startups
Stock: Domestic Investors Outperform Foreign Counterpart In 7 Months
Reps Call For Construction Of Rail Line In Lekki Trade Zone To Avoid Gridlock
Plan For Census 2023: Let The Sleeping Dog Lie
Axxela Retains “A-” Corporate Credit Rating By Agusto & Co
World Humanitarian Day
Africa Needs Home-Grown Solution For Accelerated Development
ICPC To Partner POS Professionals To Combat Fraud
Fiscal, Monetary Policies Needed To Tackle Inflation Scourge – LCCI
FIRS Certifies Donations To Ex-Minister’s Charity As Tax Deductible
NIPC Moves To Revive Investment Promotion In States
Ogun Assembly, Truck Owners Sign Pact To Curb Road Crashes
Etsu Kwali Turbans 3 Village Chiefs, 1 District Head
Shekarau Punctures Kwankwaso’s Claims, Leaves Supporters Guessing
Bizman Charged With Duping Firm N10m
Edo Evacuates 50 Destitute, Mentally-Challenged Persons
Accidented Vehicles Flood Nation’s Market As Cost Of “Tokunbo” Rises By 100%
‘How GoHealth Is Improving Access To Healthcare Services In Gombe’
IGP, Police Service Commission In Fresh Disagreement Over Recruitment
Borno Govt Moves To Reconstruct Former Boko Haram Stronghold
Shettima’s Unveiling: How We Rescued ‘Bishop’ From Abuja Mob – Police
Monkeypox Cases Rise, Spread To 26 States, FCT
‘Some REC Nominees Have Political Affiliations’
Gunmen Abduct Rivers Traditional Ruler
Army Major Shot Dead In Anambra
IGP, Police Service Commission In Fresh Disagreement Over Recruitment
Oil And Gas Companies Should Drive Energy Transition – Sahara COO
Stock: Domestic Investors Outperform Foreign Counterpart In 7 Months
Reps Call For Construction Of Rail Line In Lekki Trade Zone To Avoid Gridlock
Axxela Retains “A-” Corporate Credit Rating By Agusto & Co
Osun Poll: Tribunal Grants Oyetola, APC Access To Election Materials
PDP, Atiku Set To Announce Campaign Council
Presidency: Afenifere Leader, Adebanjo, Insists On Obi
Shekarau Punctures Kwankwaso’s Claims, Leaves Supporters Guessing
Shettima: I Built Some Of The Best Schools In Nigeria
NFF, Danjuma Blame Falconets Exit On Poor Finishing, Dodgy Officiating
3 Years Anniversary: Galadima Gives Dare Pass Mark, Demands More
3SC Resigns Ogunbote As Coach For Third Time
Fans Ecstatic As El-Kanemi Returns To NPFL After Two Year Hiatus
Ecclestone Denies Fraud Over Overseas Assets

Vanguard

At NBA summit: Our plans for Nigeria, by Atiku, Tinubu, Obi
What we’re doing to revive Ajaokuta, ALSCON, NNMC, others –Okoh, BPE DG
Impeachment, penalty for failure and incompetence
Cubana Chief Priest gifts boy in viral ‘demeaning video’ N.5m [Video]
Baip unveils Egunyinka Oluwatosin as Miss Globe Nigeria 2022
PDP and its cliffhanger crises
Why we may elect the wrong leaders in 2023
ASUU and its phantom work policy
BBNaija: All housemates except HOH Chomzy, Eloswag up for fake eviction
BBNaija: How all housemates voted, Adekunle, Chizzy nominates Shella ship
Racism and tribalism (2)
Atiku denies claims he would hand over federal universities to states
Strike: ASUU to consider FG’s offer at NEC meeting Monday
Army Major killed by gunmen in Anambra
Defection plan: Shekarau urges supporters to wait for his final decision
Naira depreciates marginally, exchanges at N429.43 to dollar
Police have not commenced 2022 recruitment – FPRO
2023: We will hit the ground running from May 29, if elected – Shettima
Man Utd beat Liverpool 2-1 to get first Premier League win under Ten Hag
Benin’s nickname change: Squirrels to Cheetahs awaits approval
Anti-corruption: LIRS whistle-blower’ll enhance citizens’ participation – CSO
Gridlock: We’ll fix Oshodi-Apapa expressway reconstruction project in 2months – Sanwo-Olu
2023, time to sack old politicians — Labour party urges Nigerians
Police nabs 18 suspected kidnappers in Benue
Threats of withholding lecturers’ unpaid salaries strategic distraction– FUO ASUU Chair
AMLSN tasks govt, private sector on local production of vaccines, reagents
2023 Presidential poll: APC S’West vows to deliver massive votes for Tinubu
Vanguard, The Economic Forum Series with BoI, SMEDAN & NASME, convene 3rd Annual MSME Summit 2022
Implement 30% affirmative action plan for women across region – ECOWAS told
Global Citizen marks 10th anniversary with festival in New York, Accra
Ogoniland: MOSOP flays beheading of Boys Scout Commander, disappearance of 3 others
ASUU Strike: Students call for PPP to fund universities, recount losses
ECOWAS parliament condemns violence in Sierra Leone
Nigeria, India’s largest trading partner in Africa — Envoy
BBNaija S7: Chomzy emerges as first female HoH, chooses Eloswag as Deputy
PDP crisis: Controversy rages over BoT chairman’s media interview
Obidients are everywhere, they have ideas, vision – Fani-Kayode confesses
NBA conference: What is the meaning of this? Nigerians flay Shettima’s choice of dress
‘Wike Lu Le’: Rivers gov mocked in viral video
Police nabs 18 suspected kidnappers in Benue
Oshodi-Isolo council boss calls for solemn assembly over slain staff
Water tank falls, kills 2 in Lagos — NEMA
You’re breeder of terror groups, IPoB attacks Miyetti Allah
Why Man Utd fans are protesting against Glazers at Liverpool match
Racism and tribalism (2)

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