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News Headlines Aug 5, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Court Sentences Akpan to Death by Hanging for Killing Job Seeker in A’Ibom
FG Okays Insurance of Public Assets, Liabilities, Seeks to Decentralise Premium
Ortom: Terrorists Have Killed over 5,000 in Benue Since 2011
Kwara Under AbdulRazaq Utilising Our Grants Efficiently, Says UBEC
Stop Harbouring Criminals, Amotekun Commander Warns Osun Residents
Insecurity: FCT Police Warn against Unauthorised Use of Drones
Nigeria Innovation Summit Unveils Date for 2022 Event
Prof Akin Mabogunje Dies at 90, Buhari Mourns
NNPP Decries Insecurity, Says 2023 Polls may not Be Credible
APC Names Lalong as DG of Tinubu Campaign Organisation
Tinubu Meets Buhari Behind Closed Doors
Insecurity: We’ll Remove Senate President If He Blocks Buhari’s Sack, Says Lawmaker
A’Ibom Reviews Security System
NNPP Sets Agenda to Eradicate Poverty, Hunger, Unemployment in A’Ibom
Pension Asset Hits N14.27tn as Number of Contributors Approaches 10m Mark
BUA Foods Shareholders Approve N63bn Dividend, Commend Performance
NCAA: FG in Search of Urgent Solution to Resolve Aviation Crisis
SEC: Desist from Unregistered Investments Crowdfunding Platforms
Crawford: How to Build Resilient Organisations for Sustainable Success
NAMA: All Nigerian Airports Have Approach, Landing Aids
NPA Conclude Plans to Reconstruct Rivers Port Berths
Access Bank Moves to Protect SMEs in Northern Nigeria
WHAT NEXT AFTER CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION?
THE FUTURE OF APC IN PLATEAU STATE
NIGERIA 2023: A PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OR A REFERENDUM?
Garlands for Nigeria’s Silent Heroes
The Art Hotel Redefines Hospitality Space in Nigeria
Kubanah Whisky Introduced into Nigeria Wine, Spirit Beverage Market
Infytel, Freshworks Collaborate on Improved Customer, Employer Experience
Firms Partner to Alleviate Women, Children Financially
Foundations Partner Odogbolu Local Government on free medical outreach
Two More Discus and Para Powerlifting Gold Medals Lift Team Nigeria
Three Members of Sri Lanka’s Team Abscond from Games Village
HiFL 2022: ATBU, IAUE, Unilorin Record Away Wins
US Basketball Star, Griner, Jailed Nine Years on Drug Charges in Russia
Martial to Miss Man Utd Opener against Brighton
Chelsea Finally Grab Chukwuemeka for £20m
Coach Danjuma Unveils Final List Falconets for W’Cup
Kashim Shettima My Foot
EDITORIAL
VIOLENCE AGAINST STATE AGENTS
Crawford: How to Build Resilient Organisations for Sustainable Success
NAHCO Records New Milestone with Boost in Exports
How Nigerians can Travel Visa-free with Second Passport
Turkish Airlines Moves to Combat Climate Change
Rísé.ng Moves to Empower 36m Nigerian Youths
Pension Asset Hits N14.27tn as Number of Contributors Approaches 10m Mark
Bello: FG Should Set Up Commission to Audit Port Operations
Ehingbeti Summit to Unveil New Economic Roadmap for Lagos State
Nigerian Airports: Huge Investment, Little Returns
Promoting Healthy Heart for All Ages

The Nation

Atiku names Melaye, Bwala as campaign spokespersons
Rivers tops NDDC beneficiaries list with 3,570 projects
Controversy over health insurance contributions
Akeredolu urged to present staff of office to Oba-elect
Ekweremadu to remain in detention till Oct 31
2023: PDP can win without Wike, Atiku tells party’s BoT ‘Buhari lost Rivers yet won in 2015, 2019’ Runner-up raises posers at meeting with candidate
Fed Govt, Google partner to block subversive YouTube channels
Lalong leads APC’s Presidential Campaign Council
Fed Govt, Google partner to block subversive YouTube channels
Lalong leads APC’s Presidential Campaign Council
Emir of Zazzau is pioneer Chancellor of Greenfield varsity
Kano approves N377m Lenventis Foundation counterpart fund, others
We had rough time with Kwara before AbdulRazaq, says UBEC
20 Ghanaian fishermen jailed for trafficking marijuana
Why Abuja-Kaduna train victims still in captivity, by
Youth Corps member, two others held over internet fraud
Lagos records 33% drug abuse in Nigeria, says Marwa
Kuje attack: N2.8m to family of slain Civil Defence man
Three suspected gunmen shot dead in Imo
Supermarket, depot, houses razed in Lagos, Umuahia, Awka fire
Killer of Akwa Ibom lady jobseeker to be hanged
GCR affirms NOVA Merchant Bank’s rating
LagosRide invests in quality service delivery
SiBAN holds conference in Lagos

The Punch

FG to capture schools’ security in 2023 budget
More states to procure AK-47 as insecurity worsens
11 Nigerians score highest in three Cambridge subjects
Wike’s camp condemns PDP’s anti-South posture, seeks redress
Tinubu-Shettima: Babachir biting finger that fed him, says Ex-Minister, Shittu
We won’t allow Lawan block Buhari’s sacking – Senator
Ex-IGP Tafa Balogun dies at 74
FG replants 20m hectares nationwide
Outdoor advertisers want billboards recognised as collateral
Osun: PDP faults APC’s move to approach tribunal
Atiku names Melaye, ex-APC chieftain campaign’s spokespersons
Enugu Labour Party picks gov candidate
CWG: Nigeria’s Oluwafemiayo claims gold in powerlifting
Powerlifting: Innocent wins bronze for Nigeria
Editorial: Beyond proposal, states should just ban okada
Insecurity: The opportunity cost of dilly-dallying
Life’s unexpected turbulence
No peace for the wicked
Economic implications of an unsafe Abuja
Is Lagos working?
Staying healthy with diabetes: Numbers to know
Nigerian applicants to US varsities groan over visa appointment hurdles
Student association raises N1.5m for cancer patient

Leadership

Killer Of A/Ibom Jobseeker Attempts Escape After Death Sentence
6 WEEKS AFTER RUNNING MATE DISCORD IN PDP: Atiku, Wike Finally Meet To Resolve Lingering Crisis
CSOs Kick As Federal Govt Moves To Revive Defence Company
C’wealth Games: Favour Ofili Advances To Women’s 200m Semifinals
Food Crisis: Nigeria Has Enough Grains – Federal Govt
2023: Police Train Officers On Election Security
Lagos Residents Seek Sanwo-Olu, IG Intervention On Land Speculation Cases
Court Jails Man 3 Years For Smuggling Indian Hemp Into Nigeria
Makinde Visits Aseyin’s Family, Promises State Burial
Ekiti 2022: Ojo To Appeal High Court Verdict
Seplat Energy Assures Sustainable Energy Mix Supply In Nigeria
Sterling Bank Posts 41% Increase In PAT In H1
Flour Mills Rewards Partners, Dealers, To Address Food Scarcity
HUAWEI Partners ABU, Others In ICT Training For Youths
NGX Calls On Corporates To Improve ESG Reporting
Startup Ecosystem: NITDA Commits To Boosting Economy
Ukraine War: UN Chief Slams Oil, Gas Firms’ Outrageous Profits
Del-York, US Partners Seek Saudi Arabia FDI Inflows To Nigeria
Stakeholders Call For Increased Investments In Agric Research, Others
As NCC, Academia, ICT Stakeholders Close Rank On Commercialisation Of Research Innovations
Cornerstone Insurance Shareholders Applaud, Demand Improved Dividend
Dangote Cement Consumer Promo Produces 3 Millionaires In Ibadan
NASENI, BPP Train Officers On Due Process, Service Delivery
Nigeria Has Prioritised Rapid Integration Of Solar Power —Buhari
Federal Govt Introduces Stress-free Loans For Affordable Housing
Interswitch Partners Adamawa Govt To Digitise Payment, Collections Via Paydirect Platform
Inflation, Corruption, And Banditry Killing The Economy
Dauda Biu: The New Sheriff In Charge Of FRSC And The Burden Of Expectations
APC And Changing Dynamics Of Party Leadership
3 Years After, Federal Govt Yet To Implement Safe Schools Initiative
APC Set For Tribunal In Osun, Says Famodun
Don’t Gag The Media, Sanwo-Olu, Tells Politicians, Public Officers
World Breastfeeding Week: Governor’s Forum, SCI Advocate Breastfeeding-friendly Environments For Families
Demolition In Kuje ‘ll Not End Soon, Says FCTA
Atiku, Obi To Speak At NBA AGC In Lagos
Why EFCC Declared Me Wanted – Mompha
2023: INEC Projects 95m Voters, Says Population Like 14 W/African Countries
CSOs Kick As Federal Govt Moves To Revive Defence Company 2
Mabogunje,Tafa Balogun Die At 90, 74
Ganduje Will Sign Death Warrant On Hanifa’s Killer – Commissioner
Ekweremadu To Remain In UK Detention Facility Till Oct 31
China Fires Missiles In ‘Unprecedented’ Drills Around Taiwan
Stop This Mad Rush
Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Wins Another 2 Gold In Discus, Powerlifting
To Solve A Problem Like Wike, Fix Atiku
Federal Govt, Google Collaborate To Check Subversive YouTube Channels
JUST-IN: Ex-IGP Tafa Balogun Dies At 74
Buhari Mourns Demise Of Gen Gowon’s Sister
Renowned Nigerian Geographer, Prof Akin Mabogunje, Dies At 90
Plateau Court Orders ‘Civil Servant’ To Refund 11-year Salaries Over Fake Employment
APC Announces Lalong As Tinubu’s Campaign DG
Seplat Energy Assures Sustainable Energy Mix Supply In Nigeria
Sterling Bank Posts 41% Increase In PAT In H1
Flour Mills Rewards Partners, Dealers, To Address Food Scarcity
HUAWEI Partners ABU, Others In ICT Training For Youths
NGX Calls On Corporates To Improve ESG Reporting
Startup Ecosystem: NITDA Commits To Boosting Economy
Our Kidnapped Members Have Been Released – AGN

The Sun

Ex-IG, Tafa Balogun, dies at 74
2023: NSA, INEC chair differ on polls
2023: Atiku, Wike meet over party crisis
Don’t gag media, Sanwo-Olu tells politicians, others
Shake-up as NAF appoints new Branch Chiefs, AOCs, others
Nigeria in deeper mess than it was in 2015 – Sanusi
APC names Lalong, Keyamo as presidential campaign DG, spokesperson
Navy ship rescues two drowning Ghanaian at sea
Ekweremadu remains in custody as UK court adjourns hearing till Oct 31
Nigeria’s energy policy prioritises rapid integration of solar power –Buhari
How to tackle terrorism, banditry – Osinbajo
2023: Atiku, Wike meet over party crisis
Abia 2023: Okey faults Emenike’s statement on APP’s formation
We’ll systematically dismantle PDP in Enugu – Edeoga
Nigeria can’t progress without restructuring –Atiku
APC’ll conclude North-West reconciliation before campaign
3.6m indirect jobs created through $1.1bn externally funded projects –FG
SEC warns against unregistered investment crowdfunding platforms
BUA Foods declares N3.50 dividend per share at 1st AGM
NPA gets FEC approval for Badagry Deep Seaport
Edo govt seals 50 properties for masterplan violation
WAFCON 2022: Falcons still waiting for unpaid bonuses and allowances
Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Nnamdi powers to bronze in Para-Powerlifting
Commonwealth Games: Chioma, Obiageri make Nigeria proud in Discuss
… Godbless breaks 100m National Junior record
2022 Commonwealth Games: Nigeria wins gold in Women’s Para Discus, sets World record
Kenya’s Omanyala in shock 100m triumph
Commonwealth Games: Ofili qualifies for Women’s 200m semifinals
NFF confirm Cameroon, Portugal friendlies for Super Eagles
HiFL 2022 R16: IAUE’S Abel Eli scores hattrick
Chelsea signs Chukwuemeka for £20m
Costa Rica: 21 Falconets depart for Costa Rica
2023 and curse of phantom Bishops
Internal security and questions around capacity of Nigerian military
Between House Speaker and ex-High Commissioner
2023: Not about Peter Obi
Nigeria’s collapsing university system
2023 and Okotie’s interim govt
Crude oil theft sabotaging Nigeria’s economy, says Uzodimma
TBabz: I want to inspire youths through gospel Afrobeats
Flavour embarks on North American tour
Harrison Akadidi inks management deal with Akunwata Entertainment, Stylezee
August 24 date for PMAN NEC meeting
We’ll systematically dismantle PDP in Enugu – Edeoga
Train attack: Negotiator faults govt approach in securing victims’ release
On Omatseye’s ‘Obituary’
TETFund gives state institutions 3 weeks ultimatum to account for intervention funds
AfDB official attributes Nigeria’s stunted growth to bad governance, insecurity
Sanwo-Olu appoints 7 new advisers
Internal security and questions around capacity of Nigerian military
Moslem/Moslem ticket based on political strategy –Umenzekwe
Oyebanji lauds court verdict on Ekiti APC gubar primary

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