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News Headlines Aug 8, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

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Ecobank Rewards 100 Customers in Monthly Draw
African-Americans Reunite with their Igbo Roots
As Wike Stays in PDP, Horse Trading Continues
South-south Beneficiaries Share Testimonies on FG’s MSME Survival Fund
Banks Shun Lending to Real Sector as Deposit With CBN Surge by 12%
How Pension Contributions Grow Under Contributory Pension Scheme
Group Passes Vote of Confidence on TETFUND Executive Secretary
PDP, LP Tackle Oshiomhole, Say Tinubu Should Take Credit, Blame for Buhari’s Performance
Time not Enough to Remove Buhari, Say PDP Lawmakers
‘Godspower Launches House of Reps Bid, Joins ADC
Lagos Rail System Commences Operation Q1 2023, Says Sanwo-Olu
Buhari: FG Guarantees Media Freedom, Freedom of Expression
NOVA Merchant Bank Announces Appointment of New Directors, Promotion of Workers
Bayelsa Governor Denies Rift with Dickson
Golden Girl Amusan Races into Commonwealth Games History with New Record
Capital Hotels Crosses N10bn in Market Cap over Private Placement Listing
NAICOM Seeks to Commence Compulsory Insurance Implementation With FG Assets
NPA Begins Construction of 4.5km Access Road to Onne Port
ETI’s OPEX Management Boost Profit
Evercare: Driving Sustainable Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria
Adeniji: ‘Big Men’ Must Be Kept Away from New NNPC to Enable It Deliver
APC Haunted by Buhari’s Performance
Capt Hosa Okunbo: Remembering A Legendary Philanthropist, Bridge Builder One Year After
DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONNECTIVITY
COMMON PRIDE AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES
WHY LEADERSHIP MATTERS
LAGOS AS METAPHOR FOR COMMODITIES ECOSYSTEM
BBNaija S7: Christy O, Cyph Evicted, Beauty Disqualified
Mayor Akinpelu Plans High-Octane 60th Birthday Shindig for Wife
Amusan, Brume and the Women’s 4x100m Quartet Cap Best Outing for Nigeria
NGF Convenes First National Summit on Golf
Buhari, Abiodun Hail Team Nigeria for Spectacular Outing in Birmingham
CAF Fights Back to Rescue Osimhen, Others from AFCON Blank Out
Haaland Scores Twice as Man City Kick of Title Defence at West Ham
Brentford Fightback to Draw at Leicester City
Debutant Remo Stars to Know Continental Opponents Tonight
Edo Set to Revive Principals’ Cup
Where’s the Vision?
Capital Hotels Crosses N10bn in Market Cap over Private Placement Listing
NAICOM Seeks to Commence Compulsory Insurance Implementation With FG Assets
NPA Begins Construction of 4.5km Access Road to Onne Port
ETI’s OPEX Management Boost Profit
Evercare: Driving Sustainable Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria
eNaira: CBN Improving Features for Re-launch, Inclusive Adoption
FG Pledges to Target More Nigerians with MSME Survival Fund
Agusto Assigns “Bbb” Rating to Comercio Partners
Ardova, R.T Briscoe, Japaul Others Report N3.44bn Loss in H1
Ikoh Visits US Consulate for Collaboration on Development, Deployment of Modular Refineries in Nigeria
Actis Concludes First Close of West Africa Focused Real Estate Fund at $45m
i-Invest Chief Harps on More Enabling Regulations for Fintech
Ethiopian Airlines Launches Tour Activity Services
FG Vows to Reclaim Encroached Lands of Lagos International Fair Complex
Group Advocates Humility for Credible Leadership
NIWA Seeks Insurance Cover for Barges, Cargoes on Nigeria’s Water Ways
NGX Group Reports N820.17m Profit in H1 2022
Blockchain Investments in Africa Soars in First Half of Year
CBN Auctions N2.89trn NTBs in 7 Months, Records 39.47% Oversubscription

The Nation

Wike’s camp slams Atiku over divide-and-rule in PDP Governor tightens hold on Rivers chapter We are resolving rift, says Jibrin ‘
Orubebe: Tinubu’s records full of accomplishments
Air Force kills terrorists’ leader
Subsidy: FAAC demands petrol consumption records from NNPC
Nigeria recorded 24 new cases of Monkey pox in one week
To work or worship: interrogating APC’s Muslim-Muslim ticket
Commonwealth Games: Buhari celebrates Team Nigeria
Jonathan, Diri, minister, others eulogise Bayelsa monarch at 97
Fear of epidemic grips Abia community over unclaimed bodies
Aspirant: I’ll deliver affordable housing
‘Peaceful poll key to national development ’
NAHCON concludes Hajj operations
One killed, driver injured in Lagos tanker accident
BREAKING: Beauty disqualified from #BBNaija show
FMN gifts loyalty reward to dealers, others
9mobile gives Bichi Emirate schools career counselling
EDITORIAL: Avoidable fatality
2022 is God’s year, says golden girl Amusan
Brilliant Brume shatters record in gold medal leap
2022 Men’s Aiteo Cup: Kogi United eliminates Akwa…
The grudge match
Battle line
I have a new dream…

The Punch

Delta police foil kidnap, rescue victim, kill gunman
Drivers kill woman, bystander, hoodlums steal deceased’s phone
Lagos corporal beats up senior officer over traffic
No going back on Buhari’s impeachment –Aggrieved lawmakers
APC senators tired of defending Buhari on insecurity – Senator Jev
Soldiers, Amotekun comb forests for LAUTECH student’s killers
Hazard allowance: Doctors hopeful govt will avert strike
Kaduna drug trafficker says proceeds for mother’s ransom
Lagos court jails ex-banker for defrauding customers
How fraudulent developers defraud house seekers in Lagos
Debt servicing to hit N10.43tn, economists slam FG
Bakers plan fresh hike, cite cost of materials
We won’t allow violent campaigns, says Wike
Atiku receives Adamawa APC defectors August 15
Tinubu’s record endears him to us – Supporters
I am confident of re-election, says Sanwo-Olu
Why I’m joining Cremonese – Dessers
Fury better than Joshua, confesses Hearn
Roundup: Onyekuru, Nwankwo score, Opta rates Iwobi high
Christy O, Cyph evicted from BBNaija S7
Beauty Tukura disqualified from BBNaija
Editorial: Buhari, address threats to food security now
2023: Niger-tuary, land of the living dead
Corruption in private sector, work ethics and productivity
2023 polls: Making state administrative resources work for all
Good governance or misgovernance: The contract called democracy
Keyamo: Losing ethos of integrity
I can’t train our kids alone –Wife of slain banker
Keeping your child productive during holiday
We anticipate timely execution of our daughter’s killers –Hanifa’s dad
How people become casualties of abusive marriages – Anwinli
It’s pathetic Iniubong laboured in vain – Murdered A’Ibom jobseeker’s sister
Modern military technology recommended to halt Nigeria’s festering security challenges
JAMB threatens sanction over illegal admission

Leadership

Umana Demands Inter-agency Solution To Oil Theft
Atiku, Wike Reconciliation Will Not Fail, Says Prof Gana
Nigeria’s Fiscal Pressure Is Imploding – NESG
That Video And Matters Arising
Impeachment, Penalty For Failure And Incompetence
Dangote Cement Puts Smiles On Consumers’ Faces
MONEY MARKET: Utilising Tier-1 Banks Effectively For Economic growth
Building Resilient Organisations For Sustainable Success
Atiku, Wike Reconciliation Will Not Fail, Says Prof Gana
Young Catholics Receive Training In Theology
Insecurity: Mixed Feelings Over Carpet Bombing Of Forests, As Experts Advocate For Forest Guards, Ground Raids
NIRSAL MFB Launches New Loan Products For MSMEs
2023: UN, Yiaga Africa Take PVC Sensitisation Campaign To NYSC Camp
Insecurity Destroying South East Economy – Okowa, Soludo
Terrorism: SERAP Asks Court To Nullify NBC’s N5m Fine On Trust Tv, Others
Nigeria Needs Crack Detectives To End Terrorism, Banditry – Suleiman
SERG Urges Federal Govt To Immediately Comply With UN Recommendations On Kanu’s Unconditional Release
Dark Clouds Over The Economy
Eliminating Hepatitis Before 2030
AS COMMONWEALTH GAMES END. . . Nigeria’s Athletes Bring Incredible Joy To Nation In Distress
Nigeria’s Fiscal Pressure Is Imploding – NESG
Umana Demands Inter-agency Solution To Oil Theft
Jaiz Bank Half Year Profit Rises By 27.6%
Ese Brume Jumps To Gold In New C’Wealth Games Record
C’Wealth Games: Buhari Celebrates Team Nigeria As Medals Increase To 35
JUST-IN: Christy O, Cyph Evicted From BBNaija 7 House
BBNaija 7: Again, 2 New Housemates Introduced 2 Weeks After
NDDC Serving ‘Special Interests’ In Abuja, Group Alleges
BREAKING: Housemate Beauty Disqualified From BBNaija 7
2023 Census: Buhari To Declare Open National Stakeholders Summit
NDLEA Arrests ‘Pastor’ With 3 Drums Of Mkpuru Mmiri In Akwa Ibom
After DANA Cup Victory, Mailantarki FC Lift Norway Cup
Ex-Sports Minister Donates N2.5m To Kwara Market Fire Victims
Team Nigeria Wins First-ever Women’s 4x100m Gold At C’Wealth Games
C’Wealth Games: Adekuoroye, Others Get Cash Rewards For Winning Medals
Buhari Pledges Support As Nigeria Hosts Global Cultural, Tourism, Literary Events
Oyo Govt Denies Returning Schools To Original Owners 1
Military Airstrikes Kill Notorious Boko Haram Leader, Alhaji Modu, 27 Others Amusan Makes History, Wins 100m Hurdles Gold At C’Wealth Games
Ese Brume Jumps To Gold In New C’Wealth Games Record
Dangote Cement Puts Smiles On Consumers’ Faces
NIRSAL MFB Launches New Loan Products For MSMEs
Nigeria’s Fiscal Pressure Is Imploding – NESG
Umana Demands Inter-agency Solution To Oil Theft
Jaiz Bank Half Year Profit Rises By 27.6%
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The Sun

Military airstrikes kill bandits’ warlord, 27 others in Katsina
Knocks on FG over Keyamo’s position on security, ASUU
How N50bn NIMASA floating dock rots away at Naval dockyard
Sanwo-Olu assures red line rail’ll be ready Q1 2023
Russia-Ukraine crisis: EU dumps Nigeria’s gas supply deal
Hunger ravaging most families in Nigeria, Okowa laments
Nigeria, Africa face energy transition worries over limited international funding
Buhari’s Rep dumps APC
Knocks on FG over Keyamo’s position on security, ASUU
West African students honour Ugwuanyi
Jaiz Bank posts N2.54bn Q2 profit
Again, crack in IPOB
INEC urged to allow Nigerians in Diaspora vote
Lalong has reawakened zeal in APC as Tinubu’s campaign DG –Dati
Don’t treat Amosun’s anti party activities with kids’ gloves, Adeola tells APC’s NWC
…Youths slam ex-gov over 2019 election rigging claim
Road to 2023: Furore over INEC’s CVR suspension
Ehingbeti 2022: Lagos to prioritise technical education in fight against poverty, unemployment
Financial Inclusion: More collaboration needed with regulators, says i-invest CPO, Olusoga
TUC Crisis: Parties’ve confidence in judicial adjudication
Aviation union vows to resist Aero management decision on unpaid leave
Birmingham 2022: Amusan inspires Nigeria to best-ever CWG record
…Team Nigeria women record breakers, Games end today
NGF convenes first National Summit on golf
Ndidi nets 84 touches, 88% percent pass accuracy
Kano govt lauds Pillars FC performance in Aiteo Federation Cup
Nigeria’s impressive performance at CWG, actors’ reactions to 2023 elections dominate social media trends
BREAKING: Nigeria wins gold in 4x100m women’s relay
Tobi Amusan wins gold, breaks C’wealth Games record
Law Lecturer, Praise Ogabi, unveils new book on mental health
Death of rage and outrage
Buhari’s largesse to Niger Republic
Nothing is anything in this world
That inescapable expiry date
The conquerors game
Hear from God before taking decisions
NOVA Merchant Bank appoints new directors, promotes 20% workforce
Politicians recruiting cultists, ex-convicts to destabilise Rivers –Wike
Financial Inclusion: More collaboration needed with regulators, says i-invest CPO, Olusoga
Stakeholders urge FG, IOCs to release $5.6bn owed NDDC
INEC urged to allow Nigerians in Diaspora vote
Bandits infiltrate Katsina metropolis, kill 4, abduct others
‘Pastor’ arrested with 3 drums of Mkpuru Mmiri in Akwa Ibom
Arase mourns ex-IGP Tafa Balogun, says he was quintessential leader
Military airstrikes kill bandits’ warlord, 27 others in Katsina
Police arrest wanted suspected cultist in Osun
NANS boils over sit-tight executives
WAEC releases May/June 2022 WASSCE results today
Police neutralise suspected robber, rescue abductee in Delta
Ebonyi threatens to arrest Ezza leaders over vandalism of airport

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