News Headlines Jul 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Okonjo-Iweala: Import Restrictions on Food will Worsen Inflationary Pressures
APC Formally Unveils Shettima Today as Tinubu Campaign Group Justifies Choice of Ex-Borno Governor
FG to Continue $3.5bn Claim against Eni, Shell
AfDB Board Approves over $1bn for Emergency Food Production Plan
Fuel Distributors Seek FG’s Payment of over N500bn Bridging Cost
UN Agency, NCAA Mull Fresh Measures to Checkmate Terrorists’ Threats at Airports
Court Says NAICOM Lacks Power to Increase Insurance Firms’ Share Capital
Davido Expresses Concerns over Delayed Issuance of Certificate of Return to Adeleke By INEC
Ignore Allegation of Certificate Forgery against Me, A’Ibom PDP Guber Candidate Tells Supporters
Parthian Partners Pledges Commitment to Enhancing Financial Inclusion
Heritage Bank Feeds 500 Underprivileged Children
Oil spill: Elcrest Donates Relief Items to Gbetiokun Communities
FG to Spend N1.4tn on Health Insurance Premium for Vulnerable Nigerians
AMCON Levy Reduce Zenith Bank, 10 Others PBT to N3.15trn in 3 Years
Heritage Bank, Others Win at 2022 W’Africa Innovation Awards
Access Bank to Support Education with $1.7m Raised at 2022 UK Charity Polo Tournament
Fitch Affirms ‘B-’ Rating for Coronation Merchant Bank
AXAMansard Insurance Collaborates With LASPARK to Plant 5,000 Trees
Transfer: Bayern Sign De Ligt for £67.8m from Juventus
Amstel Malta Ultra Predicts Good Outing for Falcons at the World Cup
Goalkeeper Nnadozie Critical of Officiating, Laser Attacks
Zambia Petition CAF, Call for Replay with South Africa
Buhari, Pinnick Hail Super Falcons for Gallant Display Against Morocco
RCCG Solid Rock Donates Building to Lagos School
9mobile Takes Career Counselling to Schools in Bichi Emirate
Queens College Old Girls Donate Garment-making Laboratory to Alma Mater
Nile University of Nigeria Holds 3rd Annual Career Fair
International Spelling Bee Nigeria Produces Winners
Winners Emerge in 2022 Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition
Spring Lake School Graduates 15
Flannel Business School Seeks Revival of Reading Culture
Bonny School Wins 2022 NLNG Science Quiz Competition
Religion is a Big Deal, Especially in 2023
2023 Curious Political Calculations in Imo
As APC Unveils Shettima Today…

The Nation

Witness: EFCC threatened me to indict Jonathan, Adoke
2023: Adeboye won’t endorse any candidate, says RCCG
Bakers to withdraw services nationwide Wednesday
It’s criminal to obtain multiple nomination forms, says Igini
ASUU: Buhari orders Ngige to hands off negotiation
Education minister gets 14 days to resolve crisis N1m monthly pay likely
‘Tinubu picked Shettima for public good’
Buhari unveils
UBEC audit: Kebbi registers 857,185 pupils, students
Bad governance, high input costs affecting farmers
New technology to tackle hunger
Civil Society urges Buhari to sign NYSC Trust Fund Bill into law
‘Commission can’t raise capital without National…
Malami ‘to intervene in alleged N130m fraud case’
Firm to establish N150m vegetable oil factory in Kogi
US varsity honours businessman
Bandits kill kidnapped Catholic priest
$3.5m fraud suspect extradited to US
Counsel’s absence stalls Port Harcourt murder trial
Petrol tanker explodes in Lagos
Gunmen demand N100m to free Alao-Akala’s farm supervisor
Uzodimma: those killed at Awomama were bandits
Terrorists kill six, injure others in Katsina village
Yemi Alade eulogises Ada Ameh, shares video shoot
FBN Holdings notifies NGX on court order against AGM
Lagos-Ibadan Highway: Still a nightmare
Booty for terror
Four Nigerian celebrities sentenced to jail
Aribo happy with life at Saints
Rodgers reveals return date for injured Ndidi
Remembering the future
Where are the voters?; Corruption!
So, what happened at Osun?

The Punch

Pinnick condemns use of laser light on Falcons
Masked men, task force arrest Okada riders, passengers
Panic as Lagos fuel tanker explodes, destroys vehicles
Oyetola pencils 50 lawyers, APC, Adeleke trade words
Adeboye backs CAN, PFN, APC unveils Shettima today
Buhari unveils NNPC Limited, agency halts FAAC remittances
South-West population 65% Muslims – Tinubu campaign DG
Lagos policemen on illegal duty handcuff, brutalise PUNCHman
Gunmen attack Taraba community, group laments incessant killings
Edo APC chieftain abducted while returning from farm
Outcry as CBN raises interest rate again
Buhari unveils NNPC Limited, agency halts FAAC remittances
Dana disembarks 100 passengers unhurt after emergency landing
Ex-Zamfara gov, Yari, visits Wike
Tinubu needs Muslim-Muslim ticket for massive northern votes – Presidential aspirant
Foundation seeks women involvement in politics
Don’t tamper with election materials, Adeleke warns INEC
Adeleke committed to his five-point agenda – Spokesperson
Pinnick condemns use of laser light on Falcons
Waldrum silent on officiating to avoid ‘trouble’
Falcons, Morocco clash tougher than Champions League final
Nkechi Blessing slams critics of celebrities joining politics
Editorial: Resurgence of COVID-19 worrisome
Of presidential running mates
Review of Osun 2022 governorship poll
Inquest into Labour Party and Osun governorship poll
Dikeh, Akindele move from marital crisis to politics
A client once paid me $500 for haircut —Adeyinka
Jigsaw-puzzle as church doctrines put Ondo indoctrinated children, parents asunder
5G: Mafab pursues licence ahead NCC Aug rollout
Dentist advises Nigerians on regular checks
Foundation tells govts to stop industrial pollution
‘Chronic use of cell phone increases tumour risk’
Symptoms, treatment, other facts about Marburg virus


2023: We’ve Perfected Winning Strategy In Abia – ADC
Stakeholders Affirm Emenike’s Capacity To Rescue Abia
Federal Govt Provides Assistive Technologies For PWDs
Yari, Kano, Kastina PDP Gov’ship Candidates Meet Wike
I Issued Statement Credited To Tinubu On Osun Election – APC Chieftain
2023: Get Your PVCs To Stop Misrule, TUC Tells Members
Federal Govt’s Planned Incentives For Students Will Attract Best Brains – TETFund Boss
Osinbajo Undergoing Physiotherapy Treatment – Hospital
Federal Govt Won’t Privatise Water Sector, Says Minister
I Have A New Dream
Osun, INEC, Other Stakeholders Ahead Of 2023
Obaseki Praises Shaibu For Tackling Security, Flooding Challenges In His Absence
PDP Kano, Katsina Guber Candidates, Ex-Gov Yari Meet Wike In Rivers
Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea In Partnership Talks To Boost Gas Production
$44bn Deal: Judge Orders Trial of Lawsuit Between Elon Musk, Twitter
JUST-IN: Dana Aircraft With 100 Passsengers Landed Safely In Abuja After Engine Failure
$3.5m Fraud: EFCC Extradites FBI Wanted Internet Fraud Suspect To US
Buhari Gives Minister 2-Week Ultimatum To Resolve ASUU Strike
Kaduna Now Dangerous Terrain For Christian Leaders – CAN
INEC Rules Out Prison Inmates Voting In 2023
Kwara Govt Alleges Destabilisation Plot By Opposition Figures
Again, ASUU Tackles Ngige, Says Strike Continues
RCCG Denies Adeboye, Tinubu Meeting Over Muslim-Muslim Ticket
Govs Congratulate Adeleke On Osun Guber Victory
JUST-IN: Gunrunners Arrested, Kidnapper Killed In Kaduna
Osun Poll: NIPR Congratulates Gov-elect Adeleke
BREAKING: Terrorists Kill Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic Priest
Ex-Zamfara Gov, Yari, Meets Wike In Rivers
Muslim-Muslim Ticket: It’s About Personality, Not Religion – Masari
Delta Courts Convict Pastor, 2 Others For Sexual Offences
Delta Courts Convict Pastor, 2 Others For Sexual Offences
SUV Car Rams Into Newspapers’ Stand, Kills 3 Readers
BREAKING: CBN Further Increases Monetary Rate To 14%
North-Central APC Group Calls For Adamu’s Resignation Over Osun Gov’ship Poll
PDP Kano, Katsina Guber Candidates, Ex-Gov Yari Meet Wike In Rivers
INEC Rules Out Prison Inmates Voting In 2023

The Sun

2023: We’ll deliver best-ever general elections in Nigeria –INEC
ASUU strike: Buhari gives Adamu 2-weeks ultimatum to resolve impasse with varsity unions
Adeboye denies endorsing Tinubu, stands by CAN’s directive
Buhari unveils NNPC Ltd, assures of value with global best practices
Osinbajo making steady progress, starts walking –Doctors
APC unveils presidential running mate, Shettima, today
Aggrieved Customs officers petition Senate President over selective, unjust promotion
2023 polls: Yari, Lado, Abacha meet Wike
Gunmen kidnap another Abuja monarch
Insecurity: Govt, security agencies have failed Nigerians, says Masari
CVR: Igbo town unions in final push, rejig mobilisation strategies
NUJ, NPAN, NGE challenged to partner NASS to regulate media operations
Why Nigerians’ll support Obi in 2023 –Bitrus Kaze, Ex-Reps Member
Road to 2023: Nigerians about to make 2015 mistake again –Adebayo, SDP presidential flag bearer
Road to 2023: PDP leaders’ll unite to rescue Nigeria –Ologbondiyan
Road to 2023: INEC, credible elections and Nigeria’s future
Governors congratulate Osun governor-elect
MPR hike to 14%’ll hurt manufacturers –OPS
Anxiety, fear as substandard boats, life jackets threaten marine transportation
Crisis of confidence hits maritime transport unions, as key members pull out
Portal closure: Stakeholders to record loss
KLT Customs generates N23bn revenue, intercept container of mosquito coils
Golden Eaglets, Flying Eagles know AFCON rivals today
Akeredolu wants sports run professionally
Olukoya Women Baskeball tourney goes continental
AJ names Klitschko hardest puncher he’s ever faced
WAFCON 2022: Super Falcons miss out of N2.25bn CAF largesse
Buhari hails Super Falcons gallant display
…Sports ministry, NFF president salute team
2022 Commonwealth Games: Gumel expects Team Nigeria to excel in Birmingham
Amstel Malta Ultra hails brave Super Falcons
… UB40 releases Commonwealth Games anthem
Napoli toys with Osimhen plan B
PSG joins Barca in the race for Nigerian teen wonder
Peace Okonkwo tasks women on kindness
2023 general election and fractionalised electoral process (2)
Restore to, not ‘in’
Danger in false spiritual solution part (8)
Boko Haram as a conflict between faith and citizenship
Water’s enemies are around
INEC wins big in Osun
Imo divided dynasty
Bleak Sallah!
Insecurity: Abia police, vigilante in partnership

Danger in false spiritual solution part (8)
MPR hike to 14%’ll hurt manufacturers –OPS
2023 polls: Yari, Lado, Abacha meet Wike
Gunmen kidnap another Abuja monarch
Insecurity: Govt, security agencies have failed Nigerians, says Masari
2023: INEC rules out prison inmates voting
CVR: Igbo town unions in final push, rejig mobilisation strategies
NUJ, NPAN, NGE challenged to partner NASS to regulate media operations
Kaduna beefs up security to avert terrorists’ attack
Awomama killing: Victims’re bandits –Uzodimma
Rape: Kaduna to open ‘naming and shaming’ register
… MASSOB calls for disbandment of Ebubeagu

Daily Trust

PHOTOS: Wike Hosts Yari, Abacha’s Son In Rivers
Why Nigeria’s Broadband Internet Penetration Is Increasing
Osun Gov’ship: INEC Replies Davido Over Certificate Of Return
Atiku Will Tackle Nigeria’s Socio-Economic Challenges — Aspirants Forum
Tinubu Unveils Shettima Today As Campaign Council Justifies Choice
Abia Gov’ship: Appeal Court Dismisses Ogah’s Suit
The Growing Threat Of Substitutes And Second-Hand Goods
International Justice Day 2022: Time For ICC To Flip The Script
EDITORIAL: Communal Clashes Are Avoidable, Stop Them
Stop Selling Votes And There Would Be No Buyers
Dear Nigerian Youths…
Is Peter Obi And ‘Obidients’ Really Ready?
The Price Of Voters’ Passivity Toward A Better Nigeria
2 Arraigned For Stealing Church’s Musical Equipment
Edo Receives 1,400 New Corps Members
Man Dies Inside Well In Kwara
2 Nabbed For Stealing Recharge Cards, N6m
Police Arrest 15 Robbers, Drug Dealers In Ekiti
Gunmen Invade Alao-Akala’s Farm, Abduct Supervisor
…Another Charged With Burglary In Ekiti
Man Remanded For Defiling 3-Year-Old Girl In Ibadan
We Don’t Wish To Keep IDPs In Camps Forever – Benue Govt
Lagos Man Arraigned For Biting Policeman
Kano: Civil Defence Nabs 2 Cable Vandals
Kidnappers Of Edo APC Chair Demand N5m
Girl, 9 Others, Arrested Over Drug Abuse, Thuggery In Niger
3 NNPP Officials, Driver Killed In Car Crash
Kano Woman Connives With Boyfriend To Steal Fiancé’s Car
Inflation: CBN Warns Of Further Tightening, Hikes Interest Rate To 14%
Naira Falls To N630/$1 At Parallel Market
MTN Seeks N200bn Bond, Clarifies 2021 Tax Remittance
WTO Commits N12bn For Fisheries Dev’t In Nigeria, Others
Reactions As Buhari Unveils New NNPC, Approves Petrol To Sell Above N165
Immigration, NSITF Violate FRC Act, Withhold Financial Statements In 12 Years – Report
Runway Closure: Airline Operators Fault FAAN, NCAA, Seek Palliatives
We Remain Africa’s Best Team, Super Falcons Insist
NOC President, Gumel, Receives Japan’s ‘Order Of The Rising Sun’ Award
Stakeholders Demand Immediate Sack Of Katsina Utd Management
BEYond The Surface: A Flower For Funke
Kipyegon Shows Why She Is World’s Best
Martial On Target Again As United Down Palace
ASUU Accuses Ngige Of Sabotage, Vows To Continue Strike
Abducted Kaduna Priest Found Dead
2023 Polls Will Be The Best Ever – Yakubu
EXPLAINER: Four Ways New Monetary Rate Can Affect You
How Ekiti, Osun Gov’ship Polls Should Shape 2023 Security Deployment – CLEEN Foundation
Financial Inclusion Of Women Can Unleash Economic Growth
Certificate Of Return: INEC Replies Davido
Extrajudicial Executions In South East Must Stop – Amnesty International
Full Salary Payment Top Priority For Kwara – AbdulRasaq
UK Records 40 Degrees Temperature For First Time
Biden Appoints New US Ambassador To Nigeria
Stop Selling Votes And There Would Be No Buyers
2 Arraigned For Stealing Church’s Musical Equipment
2 Nabbed For Stealing Recharge Cards, N6m
Police Arrest 15 Robbers, Drug Dealers In Ekiti
Osun Election: Give Adeleke Certificate Of Return, Davido Urges INEC

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