News Headlines Aug 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Audit Query: Senate Probes N1.7trn MDAs’ Service Wide Votes
NUPRC Stands Firm on Mobil-Seplat No Deal, Insists Status Quo Remains
Oil Theft: Okowa Wants Oil Facilities’ Surveillance Contracts Reviewed
NESG to FG: Take Tough Choices, Tackle Insecurity, Remove Petrol Subsidy Now
Sanusi: I Warned Buhari’s Govt that Its Policies Will Destroy Nigeria’s Economy
Bauchi Governorship: Ex-Chief of Air Staff Saddique Abubakar Denies Recruiting 1,000 Thugs
In Last 12 Years, Nigeria’s Electricity Grid Suffered Over 222 Partial, Total Collapses
Edo to Support 500 MSMEs to Grow Revenue to N10m Annually By 2025
Soyinka Condemns Seadogs’ Viral Video Purportedly Mocking Tinubu
Abiodun: Our Goal is to Make Ogun Investors’ Destination of Choice
Air Peace Suspends Flight Service to Johannesburg
2023: Don’t Vote for Peter Obi, Nnamani Warns Enugu Indigenes
PDP Postpones NEC, Caucus Meetings to Pave Way for Atiku, Wike Reconciliation
CBN to Fund Focal Commodities to Strengthen Naira
Jaiz Bank Increases Half-year Profit by Over 27%.
YEASA Targets Active Youth Participation in Agriculture
LIRS Introduces Whistle Blowing Initiative to Checkmate Loses, Misconduct
Nigeria’s Economy Grew at 3.4%, Says UbosiEleh Report
New Direction Nigeria’s Power Sector?
Ramping Up In-country Capabilities in Oilfield Services Sector
NIPROPTECH 22 Presents Situation of PropTech in Africa
Aminu-Kano Bows Out of NCF as Onoja Steps in
Tale of Two Presidential Campaign Spokespersons
Reinforcing Nigerian Navy’s Role as Regional War Power
LSDPC Partners Brook Asset to Deliver Channel Point Apartments
‘Breast Feeding Lowers Woman’s Risk of Breast Cancer’
Victor Moses Down with Achilles Injury, Out for Six Months
Opobo Marathon: Daminabo Redeems Pledge to 2022 Winners
Abia APC Celebrates Gold Medalist Onyekwere, Team Nigeria
Brume: Our Performance in Birmingham Inspiration for More Girls in Sports
Buhari to Sports Ministry, Stakeholders: Build on Nigeria’s Success in Birmingham
On the Commonwealth Games 2022
When Accountability Matters
When Reverend Fathers Worship at the Altar of Politics

The Nation

Fed Govt secures Kizz Daniel’s release from Tanzanian Prison
I can never join PDP, says El-Rufai
PROFILE: Meet Tobi Amusan’s coach
Six Shi’ites feared dead, scores injured in Zaria
Adekunle emerges BBNaija HoH as Level one retains title
Four months after pardon, Dariye, Nyame leave prison
BREAKING: WAEC releases 2022 WASSCE results
Five rules to dealing with your partner’s side chick
Six die, two injured in truck gas explosion
IGP dismisses PC Liyomo Okoi for flogging man with machete
PHOTOS: Pardoned ex-Govs Dariye, Nyame leave prison
Five things you should know about monkeypox
Khalid, Ilebaye, Phyna, Braynn, Groovy up for eviction
BBNaija S7: Biggie swaps housemates to opposite levels
Annie Idibia reacts as Kenyan lady proposes to Nigerian lover
Buga Crooner Kizz Daniel arrested in Tanzania

The Punch

Lagos-Ibadan traffic: Hoodlums create tunnel, extort desperate motorists
Kwara teenager disguises as mad man, rapes 10-year-old
Peace talks suffer, Wike descends on Atiku’s men
Police slam Kizz Daniel for seizing laundry bus
Metro Plus
Nigeria, three others top World Bank debtors’ list
Reps probe NPA, terminal operator over unremitted $68m
Fraudster swindles Lagosians with fake money inside boot
Ondo Amotekun intercepts 168 invaders hiding under cows
Agric budgets hit N874.83bn, food imports gulp N7.81tn
Nigeria, three others top World Bank debtors’ list
Senate probes N1.7tn security votes to 797 agencies
Awujale, others declare support for Ogun governor
Ohanaeze, APGA hail Soludo’s youth political appointments
Kaduna SDP Reps candidate warns against vote-buying
Insecurity may worsen if Makinde is re-elected – APC
Running mate denies Zamfara PDP gov candidate’s defection
Ngannou, Usman praise Mohammed after KO win
Parker tips Usyk to beat Joshua again
‘Aribo £6m selling fee too low’
Kizz Daniel released from Tanzanian police custody
BBNaija: Adekunle emerges HOH as housemates swap houses
BBNaija’s Beauty not our member – NBA VP
Kanye West declares Pete Davidson ‘dead’
Editorial: Restoring democratic momentum in Tunisia
2023: Whatever happened to ‘Third Force’?
Amusan boosted Nigeria’s image where leadership failed
Passport renewal: My experience
Whatever his offence, imprisoned lawyer deserves fair-hearing – Law teacher
22,000 subscribers changed telcos in six months
Infrastructure challenges, others affecting research output, says expert
Lagos leads again as monkeypox cases hit 157
NANS to engage FG over ASUU demands
WAEC releases 2022 WASSCE results, withholds 365,564
Osun passes bill upgrading Ilesa college to varsity
Nigerian don becomes University of Michigan director


Buhari Intervenes, Approves Seplat Energy’s Acquisition Of Exxon Mobil Shares
Nigerians Resort To Cheaper Goods As Inflation Decks Purchasing Power
Rivers APC, Wike’s Loyalists Differ On Governor’s Overtures To Tinubu
LUTH To Mark 60th Anniversary With First Bone Marrow Transplant
COVID-19: Only 3 States Have Attained 50% Vaccination – Federal Govt
4 Months After State Pardon: Dariye, Nyame, 3 Others Leave Prison
US Releases New African Policy To Counter China, Russia
[EDITORIAL] Team Nigeria At Commonwealth Games
Trans Saharan Gas Pipeline: A Turning Point For Nigeria’s Gas Export
Recruitment: Ndume Heads ECOWAS Committee To Probe Marginalisation Of Nigerians
6 Die As Gas-laden Truck Crushes Vehicle In Ogun
Nigerians Resort To Cheaper Goods As Inflation Decks Purchasing Power
Air Peace To Stop Flight To South Africa Over Visa, Forex Scarcity
BBNaija 7: Adekunle Emerges Week 3 Head Of House
Senate Probes N1.7trn Service Wide Vote Allocations
BREAKING: Regulator Rejects Buhari’s Approval Of Seplat/ExxonMobil Acquisition Deal
NCC Warns Against Virus That Jeopardises Phone Users’ Privacy
WAEC Records 76.36% Pass In 2022 WASSCE
Army Kills 4 After Bursting Terrorists’ Hidden Market In Borno
Ashura Procession: 6 Shite Members Killed, Scores Injured In Kaduna
Insecurity: Afenifere Accuses Buhari Of Dereliction Of Duty
Obaseki, Ibori, Awolowo, Others Eulogise Okunbo One Year After
Abuja Forests Hindering Fight Against Insecurity – FCTA Taskforce
4 Months After Pardon: Dariye, Nyame, 3 Others Leave Kuje, Suleja Prisons
Popular Nigerian Musician, Kizz Daniel, Arrested In Tanzania
UNICEF, Red Cross Spend N175m On Flood Mitigation In Kaduna
Addicto Features Nosakhare Styles In ‘Enjoyment’
APC, Tinubu Will Win In 2023, Says Nguroje
Gunmen Kill Kwara Traditional Title Holder
Trans Saharan Gas Pipeline: A Turning Point For Nigeria’s Gas Export

The Sun

Buhari consents to acquisition of ExxonMobil shares by Seplat Energy –Presidency
2023: Atiku, Wike peace talks crumble
Soyinka flays viral video of Pyrates Confraternity’s song mocking Tinubu
Nigeria’s economy in bad shape –UNDP report
Nigerian banks’ credit to private sector hits N5trn in 12 months
Insecurity: Save South East, not blame victims, Ohanaeze begs Buhari
Terrorists set diesel tanks ablaze in Niger
IPOB announces Nnamdi Kanu’s replacement
We’ll use our votes against those underrating Rivers –Wike
Imo: Gunmen engage Ebubeagu in gun duel, capture 2
Flood kills 3, displaces 495 families in Kano
Nnamani urges constituents to support PDP
Lalong urged to reject Tinubu’s campaign DG, Jaiz Bank MoU on Jos market
APC accuses Makinde of clamping down on opposition in Oyo
Rep member Yakubu Rilisco dumps PDP, rejoins Kebbi APC
How to cushion Nigeria’s rising debt portfolio –LCCI
Kano govt lauds Pillars FC performance in Aiteo Federation Cup
Buhari urges sports ministry to build on success of Games
Cash windfall, Presidential reception await Team Nigeria
Gold rush can inspire young girls – Brume
Amusan, Brume, other athletes have changed Nigeria’s narrative on global stage – Tallen
Didier Deschamps confident Paul Pogba will make World Cup
Nigeria as an auction item: Going, going, almost gone
Daisy Danjuma: Warm-hearted, large-hearted
Good abroad, shockingly terrible at home
Death of rage and outrage
Buhari’s largesse to Niger Republic
Nothing is anything in this world
Onne ANLCA debunks alleged extortion by Customs
Nigeria loses $2bn to vandals every month –NNPC
Ime Obi move to end Monday sit-at-home
Nigerians soon to get COVID-19 shots at doorsteps, says FG
Daisy Danjuma: Warm-hearted, large-hearted
Soludo preaches unity among Christians
MSG Old boys honour classmates
Veteran filmmaker Biyi Bandele is dead
Imo: Gunmen engage Ebubeagu in gun duel, capture 2
Expect more increases in price of bread, bakers tell consumers
Status-quo remains on share sale by ExxonMobil to Seplat Energy -NUPRC

Daily Trust

NIGERIA DAILY: Why Nigerians Pay More For Data
Flood: NOA Asks Jigawa Residents To Clear Drains
Cleaner Bags 8 Months For Stealing Laptops, Cash
Buhari Approves $1.3bn ExxonMobil’s Oil Assets Acquisition By Seplat
Gunmen Kill Security Operative, Abduct Ogun Woman At Bar
Police Re-Arrest Jos Prison Escapee
Aiteo Cup: Crisis Looms As NFF Secretly Hands Kwara United Confed Cup Slot
LCCI Asks FG To Borrow From Cheaper Sources, Consider Deficit Financing
Police Restore Normalcy After FCT Task Force, Motorcycle Operators Clash
Elections May Not Hold In Some Northwestern States, Don Warns
Man Who Raped Neighbour’s 7-Year-Old Daughter Arraigned
Reps Summon NPA, Terminal Operator Over N44bn Debt ‘Owed’ FG
Cisse Challenges Napoli Over Nations Cup Threats
Religion Shouldn’t Be Deciding Factor In Choosing Buhari’s Successor – Borno CAN
Confusion As Security Men Patrol Orozo Area Of FCT
Flood Kills 3, Displaces 495 Families In Kano
Merrybet 5Stars Premier League Debut In Lagos
Uncertainty As LP Conducts Fresh Gov’ship Primary In Lagos
Bandits Kill FIRS Boss, Abduct 3 Others In Niger Attack
Only Local Bread Making Ingredients Can Force Down Price By 50 % – Expert
The Nigeria We Want (Prioritising Mental Health)
Kim Become Second Youngest PGA Tour Winner Since 1932
2 Vigilantes Arraigned For Stealing Alcoholic Drinks
De Jong Wants Barcelona Stay, Says Laporta
Don’t Sack Teachers, NUT Warns FCT Council Chairmen
Service Delivery: FCTA To Embrace Standard Operating Procedure
Inside ‘Contentious’ Provisions Of Water Resource Bill
As Buhari’s Charity Begins In Niger
Client Hijack: Olanipekun’s Law Partner Quits Practice
Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Not Procure Fake Cards –Experts
Lawyers Examine Impediments To Execution Of Judgments
Proton Therapy Helps Improve Outcomes Of Cancer Treatment – Experts
Inflation Is Not The Problem, But The Solution
Two-Minute Walk After A Meal Helps Fight Diabetes, Experts Say
EDITORIAL: Okada Ban Will Not Resolve Security Challenges
How FG Injected N247bn Subsidy To Salvage Low Electricity Generation
The Importance Of Trusting Government – Eugene Enahoro
‘Unsafe Abortions Contributing To High Maternal Mortality Rate In Nigeria’
Show Promoter: Why Kizz Daniel Refused To Perform After Collecting $60,000
Regulatory Commission Dares Buhari, Rejects Sale Of ExxonMobil’s Assets
Prove To Terrorists You Are Still In Charge, Afenifere Tells Buhari
Dariye, Nyame Finally Released From Prison
Call, Data Costs To Double As FG Invokes New Telecom Tax
NAF Fighter Jet Kills Banditry Kingpin, Followers In Katsina
WAEC Releases 2022 WASCCE Results, Withholds 365,564
Troops Kill Scores Of Terrorists In Borno, 20 Others Surrender
‘Nigeria Spending $1.5bn On Refineries That Won’t Work’
FCMB, Unilever Partner Psaltry International To Deliver Cassava-Based Sorbitol Factory
FG Targets 1.7m Diaspora Nigerians With Housing Scheme
LCCI Asks FG To Borrow From Cheaper Sources, Consider Deficit Financing
Reps Summon NPA, Terminal Operator Over N44bn Debt ‘Owed’ FG
Count Me Out Of Pyrates’ Video Mocking Tinubu – Soyinka
We’ll Vote Against Those Who Ignore Rivers – Wike
Buhari Celebrates Team Nigeria As Dare Assures Of Presidential Reception
Over 1,000 Students Displaced By Ukraine War To Resume At Igbinedion University
Sri Lanka Crisis: What Africa, Others Should Learn
10 Sri Lankans Vanish From Commonwealth Games – Official
Stakes High As Kenya Goes To The Poll Tuesday
Israel Warns Aerial Onslaught Against Gaza Militants Could Last A Week
Yobe Govt Distributes Farm Inputs To 500 Farmers

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