News Headlines Aug 29, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 29, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Creditswitch Rewards 2022 UTME’s Top Five Prison Inmates with Educational Grants
$23m Abacha Loot: SERAP Writes Buhari, Wants Copy of Agreement with US Published
CSOs Raise the Alarm over Appointment of Politicians, Alleged Corrupt Persons as INEC’s RECs
A’Ibom Ex-militants Threaten to Shut Down Oil Production Over Pipeline Contract
Standard Alliance Kicks Against Revocation of Operating Licence, Heads to Court
Kwara Garment Factory to Create 2,000 Direct Jobs, AbdulRazaq Pledges
N’Delta Govs, Lawmakers, Others Urged to Resist Proposed Water Resources Bill
We’re Not APC’s Appendage, Says NNPP National Chair
Kaita: PDP Doesn’t Need to Campaign to Win in 2023 Elections
Path to Higher, Inclusive Economic Growth
Turnaround Maintenance Boosts Notore’s Revenue, Profit in H1 2022
eNaira to Boost e-Commerce by 50%, Says Emefiele
Oduwole: World Bank’s $750m SEBER Programme Will Deepen Economic Reforms
NIPSS Seeks Collaboration with NLTF on Intellectual Development
Reviving Oil Palm as Major Foreign Exchange Earner
‘18.44% ICT Contribution to GDP in Q2, Highest Ever’
TAJBank to List N100bn Sukuk Bond on NGX
Sky Capital Appoints MD, Others for Skye Bank Sierra Leone
What Game is Obasanjo Up to?
Extending Democracy Dividends to Nigerians through NASENI
Duro Onabule: Torn Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Ifeanyi Ubah: Mixing Politics with Nation Building
Traffic Menace in FCT Districts
The Chronicle of Admiral Olusegun Ferreira’s Command of NNS Okpabana
When Mobolaji Sanusi Buried Dad in Abeokuta…
Nigeria Lose to Ghana Again as CHAN Ticket Hangs
Moses Simon Lifts Nantes with Second Goal of New Season
Bayelsa United’s Promotion to NPFL Excites Gov Diri
Nigeria’s U-19 Team Set for Cricket Qualifier in Botswana
Pogba Cries Out, Says He’s Target of Organised Gang
Lewandowski’s Brace Claims Back-to-back Wins for Barca
Lukaku Set to Miss Milan Derby
Ronaldo ‘Questioned’ Man Utd Pay Cut
Plaudits for FCT Minister over Awarding of Full Marathon Slot to Unicentral
Quacks, Suits, Bags, London mission

The Nation

Groom, five others die in Enugu community
NURTW leader killed as cultists clash in Lagos
Assailants kill Corps member in Adamawa
BBNaija S7: Adekunle says Sheggz needs to be put in his place
Wizkid gifts Candybleakz 20million Naira
Groom, five others die in Enugu community
BREAKING: After three months, DSS releases Nnamdi Kanu’s foster mother
2023: I have no special candidate – Obasanjo
BBNaija S7: Fake housemate Modella evicted
Foreign missions spend N13 billion not budgeted for
Tottenham beat Nottingham Forest at City Ground stadium
Independence day: Fed Govt to celebrate outstanding MSMEs, civil…
Nigeria’s burden of harmonising environmental policies
Garment factory with 2,000 direct jobs ready 2022 – Kwara Gov
Efficacy of meditation
Wizkid gifts Candybleakz 20million Naira
Aug 28, 2022
Terry-G, Joel-EL, others thrill fans at Blast, Funk show in FCT
EPL: West Ham record first league win agaist Aston Villa
Newcastle unbeaten as Saint-Maximin scores last-minute goal…

The Punch

Obasanjo rules out special candidate, touts national agenda
Gunmen invade Ebonyi hotel, kill owner, three guests
Fake soldier poses as modelling agent, robs victims
Aviation sector’s GDP crashes by 61% amid crisis
Tinubu not serial defector like others – APC vice-chairman
United ready to pay record €140m for Osimhen – Report
Lagos parking levy illegal, should be withdrawn – Falana
LASTMA impounds 20 commercial vehicles at illegal parks
Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB warns against criminalities in South-East
Trapped forex: Expert canvasses ticket sales in dollars
Ten Nigerian states bigger than African countries – Osinbajo
Liquidation: Standard Alliance drags NAICOM to court
Obasanjo rules out special candidate, touts national agenda
Nigeria can’t leave security to Shettima – PDP
Saraki accuses APC of winning Kwara with deceit
Withdraw REC nominations, ex-Oyo AG tells Buhari
‘Moses injury huge loss to Russian league’
Why I started Ndidi from bench – Rodgers
Fake housemate Modella leaves BBNaija S7 show
Edo film festival receives entries from 94 countries
Editorial: Make Nigeria regional aviation hub
Shettima crashes on NBA shameful court
On ASUU, Federal Government and the rest of us
A rapprochement for fiscal renaissance
ASUU strike: A student’s perspective
ASUU and the cretins in temporal power
Time for a Franklin Roosevelt-inspired leadership
Govt should explore modest tuition option – Osun University VC, Kola-Olusanya
Nigeria capable of making quality vaccines –NAFDAC


Crude Theft: Oil Workers Plan Shutdown Of Sector
PDP Crisis: State Chairmen Divided Over Demand For Ayu’s Sack, Single Term For Atiku
After 6 Months, ASUU May Embark On Indefinite Strike
FIRS And The Power Of Tax Administration
Atiku, Obi, Kwankwaso Must Force Alliance To Defeat Tinubu – Adeyanju
2023: Obi Remains Candidate To Beat, Says Obi-Datti Movement
Seven Tips: On Buying Profitable Rental Property
Maimuma’s Memoir: And Then Came The Towing Company
Trapped Foreign Airline Revenue: Issues, Implications
A Nation In Chains
A Commission For Election Fraudsters
I Have No Special Candidate For 2023, Says Obasanjo
Abacha Loot: SERAP Asks Buhari To Publicise Agreement With US Govt
Osinbajo Condemns Wrong Characterisation Of Nigeria Abroad
Presidency To Open State House Library To Students
2023: Olawepo-Hashim Cautions Candidates Against Widening Fault Lines
Corps Member Murdered In Adamawa
Buhari Mourns Emir Of Funakaye
DSS Releases Nnamdi Kanu’s Foster Mother, ‘Mama Biafra’, From Detention
BBNaija 7: Fake Housemate, Modella, Evicted From House
Police IRT Arrests Bandits’ Informants
Don’t Enrol Your Children, Wards In Private Schools, Ondo Govt Warns Teachers
Olawepo-Hashim Cautions Atiku, Tinubu, Obi, Others Against Widening Political Divisions
Gunmen Kill Hotelier, 2 Others In Ebonyi Community
Gombe Monarch, Kwairanga, Dies At 45
BREAKING: Obasanjo Visits Babangida, Abdulsalami In Niger
Air Peace Plane Returns To Lagos As Bird Strike Stops Landing At Owerri Airport

The Sun

Atiku, Ayu hit Kano for Shekarau s Mondays defection to PDP
Tension in APC as Adamu’s supporters allege exclusion from presidential campaign committee
Obasanjo confers with IBB, Abdulsalami
Lagos missing teenage girl reunites with family in Bauchi
2023: Nigeria needs God-fearing president –CAN
Abia state at 31: Kalu cautions political class against hate campaign
Flood hits Makurdi residents, renders hundreds homeless
NDDC: Don’t set Niger Delta on fire, South-South Elders Warn Malami
Supreme Court nullification: Ihedioha suffered brazen daylight robbery – Dogara
Arthur Eze insists he gave Andy Uba N50m loan
NDLEA nabs Lagos airport cleaner who leads drug syndicate
PDP crisis stalls composition of campaign council, NEC meetings
Don’t divide Nigeria, Olawepo-Hashim tells presidential candidates
Abia guber candidate says tormentors of state’ll be retired in 2023
Nigeria power sector award to recognise investors, operators
Capital market: How retail participation on NGX can boost economy –SEC
Olusegun to lead PwC Nigeria’s Strategy&Practice
ISA review, enactment likely before year end –SEC
Delayed PIA implementation slowing down new investments, subsidy removal –MOMAN
Efe Ajagba returns in style, stops Darmos in Oklahoma bout
Sadiq Umar snatches first win for Almeria
Bayelsa Utd’s promotion to NPFL excites Gov Diri
Nasarawa sports ministry gets new Perm Sec
Napoli sets fresh £102m price tag on Osimhen
…Denies Osimhen, Ronaldo swap deal
Algeria 2023: Black Galaxies snatches win over Eagles B
Belgrade 2022: Oborodudu seeded for World Championship
Moses Simon scores, assists in Nantes’ win
Club Brugge confirms record signing of Onyedika
Nigeria to host Girls U19 African Volleyball Championship in Sept
Nigeria names squad for Girls U-19 African Volleyball Championship
Fry that omelet now
Nigeria’s next President
Loyalty prayer everyone must pray
Why and how Globacom leads
Ogun begins compensation payment for properties demolished by Amosun
Gunmen kill 3 in Ebonyi community
Nigeria’s next President
Ugwuanyi, strong pillar of Christian community –CAN
Belgrade 2022: Oborodudu seeded for World Championship
Nigeria power sector award to recognise investors, operators

Daily Trust

2023 Presidency: Saying I Will Step Down For PDP Or APC Is Absolute Rubbish – Kwankwaso
The Trouble With Our Political Parties
Nigerian Agricultural Processing Or Lack Of It
EDITORIAL: ASUU, FG Should Put Nigerian Students First
The Shuwa Arabs In Borno
Leveraging Technical And Vocational Education And Training (TVET) For Food Security
Firm Begins Construction Of Luxury Terrace Houses At Centenary City
NIQS Tasks Members On Best Practices
NSE Set To Build N400m Innovation Centre — President
Man Dies Attempting To Steal Electric Cables
After Daily Trust Report, Jos DisCO Resumes Work In Plateau Communities
Why I Relocated My Family After Regaining Freedom From Kidnappers – Fulani Chief
Oyo Councilor Nabbed For ‘Burgling’ Chairman’s Office, Possession Of Firearms
Demolition: FCT Community Accuses FCTA Of High-Handedness
Truck Hijacker Arrested With 130 Bags Of Rice In Oyo
ASUU Strike: Unijos Students Engage In Petty Businesses To Earn Income
Police Raid Riverine Communities Recover Arms, Ammunition
Bandits Abduct 8 Farmers In FCT Community
Drug Trafficking: Airport Cleaner, Sokoto Village Head Arrested
Police Arrest Kidnappers, Rescue Victim In Jigawa
FG Distributes 8,000 Bags Of Grains To Vulnerable Groups In Gombe
Police Parade 30 Criminals In Ekiti
Monthly Sanitation: Kano Gov’t Fines Motor Park N100,000
Revenue Generation: AMAC Chairman Reads Riot Act
Aviation Crisis Unresolved Despite $256m Release To Foreign Airlines
TAJBank Gets Approval To Start N100bn Sukuk Bond
Galaxy Backbone To Launch Tier 1V Data Center
ENaira Will Not Take Over Financial Services Of Commercial Bank – CBN Director
E-Commerce Spending To Hit $75bn By 2025 – Minister
Liquidation: Standard Alliance Shareholders Drag NAICOM To Court
ATBU, Sauki, BetaLife Emerge Winners In FSI Financial Inclusion Hackathon
CBN To Reduce Service Charge For Merchants On ENaira By 50%
Entrepreneurship Success: Responsible Corporate Citizenship
Mixed Reactions Trail Atiku, Tinubu, Obi, Wike London Parleys
Why Kwankwaso/Obi Alliance Collapsed – Prof Alkali
I Won’t Withdraw For Any Presidential Candidate – Kwankwaso
Don’t Divide Nigeria Over 2023, Atiku, Tinubu, Others Urged
Bauchi Gov’ship: Bala Drops Tela, Names Jatau As Running Mate
How True Is Peter Obi’s Description Of Nigeria Having Characteristics Of Failed State?
Angola Cage D’Tigers In FIBA World Cup Qualifiers
Bayelsa Utd Secures NPFL Promotion After Seven Years Absence
KCC Trains 30 Nigerian Coaches On Current Trends In Taekwondo
Algeria 2023: Eagles B Lose By Two Goals To Black Galaxies
Serena Williams Prepare For Final Curtain Call At US Open
Verstappen Wins From 14th In Belgian Grand Prix
2023 Presidential Election: The Future In The Present
Amosun Left N202bn Debt On Road Projects Alone – Ogun Govt
Gender-Based Violence: FG Urged To Protect Women, Children In IDP Camps
2023 Elections: We Have No Weapon But Prayers – Sanusi
$265m Release: Reps Ask Foreign Airlines To Slash Airfares
BBNaija S7: Chizzy, Adekunle, Sheggz, Escape Eviction
Buhari Mourns Emir Of Funakaye
BBNaija S7: Modella Revealed As Fake Housemate, Evicted
Bandits Continue Onslaught In Katsina, Abduct Children, Gun Down Parents
How Bandits Force Oppressed Victims To Release Their Wives, Daughters For Sex


PDP crisis: Atiku at wits’ end as Ayu, Wike dig in
Nigeria’s Diaspora remittances rise 20.3% to $5.16bn in Q1’22
Why we need an electoral offences body
NDDC: Don’t set N-Delta on fire, S-South elders warn Malami
NIPSS seeks collaboration with NLTF on educational development
Much ado about termites at NSITF
Contextualising ‘Emergency Hajj 2022’ In Relation To Nigeria
2023: Atiku’s disruptive agenda for the education sector
Social media and the 2023 general elections
2023 is not by allocation to Zone, you fight for Presidency — NNPP
Nigeria’s Diaspora remittances rise
Righteous Nigerians, not politicians, keeping nation’s unity, says Mimiko
Suspected cultists kill MC Oluomo’s loyalist in Lagos
Groom, 6 wedding guests die mysteriously in Enugu
Gunmen kill NYSC member in Adamawa
Pakistan flood victims throw note pleading for help
Rising haircut cost: Students now grow hair to cut cost
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso: ‘We can make Nigeria better by blocking wastages’
Of Osun, history and Babayemi
Give attention to root causes of terrorism, poverty —Mohammed
Houses submerged, property destroyed as flood wreaks havoc in Makurdi
MTN, Ultima unveil Bisola as host of ‘Family Feud’
Curses by Trans-Atlantic slaves responsible for Yoruba Nation’s retrogression – Akintoye
F1: Verstappen wins Belgian Grand Prix
Benzema rescues Real as Lewandowski bags another brace for Barca
Emir dies hours after humanitarian assistance from Buhari
[VIDEO] Wizkid replies me steady; thought he was a spirit before I met him ― BNXN
Sanwo-Olu urges youth to take charge of future
[VIDEO] I was born, raised here, pray for me, Funke Akindele tells Celestial Church priests
Commuters groan as potholes, reconstruction cause gridlock on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway
BBNaija: Amaka gets first strike, Modella evicted
Ereyitomi congratulates Deltans @31, says Delta advancing in Development
I don’t have special presidential candidate — Obasanjo
APC attacks Ikpeazu over claims of completing 150 roads in Abia
2023: Atiku-Okowa will get Nigeria working again — Group
Gridlock as truck bursts into flames in Lagos
Obasanjo visits IBB, Abdulsalami; says ‘I have national agenda, not anointed candidate’
Those gravitating to Peter Obi are not analyzing his antecedents – Dele Alake
PDP in Disarray: Pro-Atiku forces move against Wike
PDP crisis: Uncertainty hangs over reconciliation panel
Gunmen kill NYSC member in Adamawa
Gridlock as truck bursts into flames in Lagos
MTN, Ultima unveil Bisola as host of ‘Family Feud’
Finally, Mama Biafra regains freedom
Lagos lost 22,500 children to air pollution in 2021 – LASEPA
$23m Abacha loot: SERAP writes Buhari, seeks ‘copy of agreement with US’
Nigerians drink beer worth N599.11 billion in 6 months
CHAN 2023 Qualifiers: Super Eagles fail to fly in Ghana, lose 2-0
FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: D’Tigers lose again
KSI knocks out boxing rivals Pineda, Swarmz in London
The God who wounds us (1)
On this ASUU matter
Nigeria’s election disputes: Better handling overdue
‘Southwest placement in WAEC performance index worrisome’

The Guardian

NEMA warns Anambra of looming flood disaster
DHQ confirms death of terrorists’ commander, Uzaifa, in air strike
Aviators demand new strategies to tackle trapped funds, FX crisis
Oronsaye report: Why cutting governance cost remains elusive since 2012
68 FCT communities still practice infanticide
How timely funds release by CBN calmed frayed nerves in aviation sector
Silicon Valley: Ogun to benefit from $34bn innovation economy
Lagos govt, AFD partner on urban regeneration
NPC says 2023 census will meet world best standard, seeks support
Police arrest fake army captain for armed robbery, recover car
Police kill two suspected armed robbers, arrest India hemp dealer in Delta
IVLP trains 21 female journalists on digital, fact-checking skills
Akintoye apologises to slave trade victims in Yoruba land
Standard Alliance protests licence withdrawal, heads for court
Guinness partners communities to promote culture in Nigeria
ISOPADEC boss dismisses allegation of receiving, mismanaging N70b
Unicentral commends FCT minister for awarding AIM hosting rights to firm
Sokoto agog as National U-12, U-15 Handball Championships begin
Lewandowski bags double as Kounde debuts in Barca win over Valladolid
Alexis Sanchez scores double in Marseille win
West Ham win piles pressure on Gerrard, Newcastle snatch draw
French police open investigation into Pogba claims of extortion
Banks, insurance stocks lead as market records N15.3 billion turnover
Editorial: Compulsory marital counseling imperative
Lagos plans to feed over 10m Lagosians through Central Food Security Systems
Banks, insurance stocks lead as market records N15.3 billion turnover
Bank funds cardiology equipment, healthcare acquisition in Lekki
FMDQ admits CitiTrust Holdings’ N50 billion CP
Nigeria, political choices and consequences
Segun Odegbami @ 70 : Restless, creative and mathematical
Because our leaders live by bread alone

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