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Headline August 18 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Headline August 18 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

NATION
*Kwara to revamp clinic
*Osun lawmaker disowns JSC’s nominee
*Lagos APC affirms Igbokwe as Igbo apex leader
*Fayemi: governors not against judiciary autonomy
*PDP alleges nepotism in 774,000 jobs
*President’s aide cautions Oyedepo on CAMA
*PDP crumbling under your watch, APC tells Secondus
*Ogundipe, ‘Ag VC’ shun office in UNILAG
*Why DSS invited me for questioning, by Na’Abba
*CAC generates N36b internally, says Registrar-General
*NBS: Inflation rose to 12.82% in July
*Reps probe NNPC’s $100m insurance policy on non-existing assets
*Reforms delay $1.5b World Bank loan to Nigeria
*Amaechi, Reps in face off over $33b Chinese loan
*Banks ration forex as dollar scarcity bites harder
*Governor’s convoy attacked with pistol
*Oshiomhole lashes DG PGF
*Pardoned convicted Nigerians to be repatriated by U.S., others
*Uzodimma’s govt is PDP in disguise, says Okorocha
*Mompha rearrested on new fraud charges
*Diri, PDP head for appeal as tribunal orders fresh poll
*Buhari warns against violence
*Jegede picks lawmaker as running mate
*Unity Forum dissolves into Akeredolu’s campaign team
*INEC presents voters’ register to 14 parties
*Two policemen arrested over killer suspect’s escape
*Troops smash bandits’ arms suppliers
*Brothers jailed 22 years for rape
*FCT mobile court convicts 27
*Positive cases dropping in Lagos, Kano, FCT, others, says NCDC
*Operators excited over announcement
*Strict rules as international flights resume August 29
*NBA hails Buhari for signing CAMA 2020
*‘Wrongful’ termination: Claimants urge Ogun to respect court order
*Court dismisses police application to freeze Dilly Motor’s accounts
*Unlawful detention: Anambra SARS commander, others fined N15m
*Cross River APC to elect chairman
*Rivers reopen markets, worship centres
*Legality of waiver of sovereign immunity clauses in international contracts
*Ortom: no going back on anti-open grazing law
*Zulum swears in Chief of Staff, others
*Fed Govt to build N42b roads in Jigawa
*Akpata to supporters: be respectful
*New York State Bar, NBA to empower women in legal profession
*Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu launch e-library of Lagos State laws
*Afe Babalola pledges continuous service to fatherland
*Don, DPP blame parents, community leaders for rise in child defilement
*‘There is vacancy in Edo Government House’
*Ize-Iyamu can’t defeat me, says Obaseki
*Young stars break new academic grounds
*Ogun and its political vagaries
*House of commotion
*The envoy Abacha couldn’t settle or scare
*NBC as judge
*Notes to Fed Govt and ASUU
*Virus pandemic as financial tsunami for women
*Macbeth of Edo
*Diezani: Message not the messenger
*NBC’s bludgeon
*Decentralising the Kano project

LEADERSHIP
*Masari’s Frontal Approach To Mitigating COVID-19 Impact
*Makinde Tasks Oyo Residents On Development
* ‘We Are Not At Loggerheads With Caleb University’
*Customs Warns Smugglers Against Economic Sabotage
*NOPRIN Decries Police Brutality, Unveils Book On Reform
*I’ll Spread Infrastructure To Every Part Of Lagos – Sanwo-Olu
*Court Jails Surveyor 50-years For Raping UNILAG Student On Campus
*DSS Quizzes Na’abba, Grills Mailafia Again
*Proposed Conviction Guidelines Will Ensure Prison Decongestion – FG
*79th Birthday: Keep Hope Alive, IBB Urges Nigerians
*Why We Restored History To Our Schools – Osinbajo
*Sahel Sanity: Troops Burst Illegal Arms Syndicate Linked To Bandits In Sokoto
*Don’t Scrap Amnesty Programme, Clark Warns
*NLC Writes Imo, Rivers Govs, Threatens Strike Over Unpaid Salarie
*Access Bank improves COVID-19 resilience with $93 million Syndicated Loan Agreement
* Chinese Contract Loan Is $1.6bn Not $33bn, Amaechi Tells Reps
*NGF Backs Judicial Autonomy To Promote Rule of Law- Fayemi
*African Heads Of Parliament Seek Debt Cancellation
*FG Proposes N12.658trn Budget For 2021
*Tight Security In UNILAG As Ogundipe , Soyombo Shun VC’s Office
*COVID-19: Int’l Flights Resume August 29
*Wada Maida Dies At 70

DAILY TRUST
*The Viable Agricultural Revolution In Yobe
*National ID Card: Another White Elephant Project!
*Igbos And 2023
*Sa’adiya Farouk: Keep Off, Huriwa
*Re: How Maize Farmers Can Check Aflatoxin

VANGUARD
*Woman disrupts beach wedding over COVID-19 rules
*IPMAN to shut down operations in Anambra in solidarity with member
*Anchor Insurance grows premium to over N4bn
*Over 20,000 Nigerians employed for Lagos-Ibadan rail project – Amaechi
*Commodity Exchange: Expand agric to boost forex, securities dealers tell FG
*Soldier who criticised Buratai over inadequate arms to face court-martial in Sokoto
*WASSCE: Lagos Assembly promises to embark on facility tour of schools over COVID-19 protocols
*ICPC, NUC to clamp down on awards of illegal degrees
*Apapa traffic: FG making steady progress — Presidency
*CHI staff leads fight against polio
*AXA Mansard announces divestments from pension subsidiary
*Why we have inaccurate electricity billing — NERC
*Inflation hits 11 months high to 12.82% in July — NBS
*DELTA 2023: Need for power to go round
*Kashamu: Backstory of Obasanjo’s letter to the dead
*Champions League: One day we’ll break this quarter-final gap — Guardiola
*One by one those senators are departing (2)

PUNCH
Nigerian traders’ shops: FG considers retaliatory actions against Ghana
Ogun pastor blames evil spirit for impregnating two sisters
*UNILAG security presence heightens as Soyombo resumes
*2.2 million voters pick Edo gov on September 19
*Imo blames opposition for attack on Uzodinma’s convoy
*WASSCE holds, WAEC faults rumoured paper leakage, exam suffers delay
*Rivers widow: Group alleges release of rapist cops
*Uzodinma working against APC, alleges Okorocha’s aide
*Bulk of private university students are from struggling homes –Chairman, Committee of VCs of private universities, Olagbemiro
*Diri appeals as Bayelsa tribunal sacks gov, orders fresh poll
*WASSCE: Tips on oral English
*NEMA alerts Imo residents to impending flood
*Clark warns FG against scrapping N’Delta Amnesty programme
*COVID-19: Evacuation of Nigerians ends August 22, says FG
*Killings giving Kaduna a bad name, CAN tells El-Rufai
*Serial killer’s escape: Police quiz two cops, lawmakers demand probe
*Ile Arugbo: Firm appeals ruling, seeks stay of execution
*COVID-19: Evacuation of Nigerians ends August 22, says FG
*Killings giving Kaduna a bad name, CAN tells El-Rufai
*Serial killer’s escape: Police quiz two cops, lawmakers demand probe
*Ile Arugbo: Firm appeals ruling, seeks stay of execution
*Abuja trip: Anambra elders protest, demand monarchs’ sacking
*Rivers reopens markets, says nightclubs, bars remain closed
*Osun court remands suspected killer cop
*Man remanded for destroying Akeredolu’s campaign vehicle
*Lagos asks youths to replace ageing farmers
*Reshaping of global immigration by COVID-19
*Curbing lawlessness of killer factories
*Herdsmen kidnap Oyo businesswoman, kill fiancé
*UNILAG alumnus jailed 50 years for raping student
*Ekiti man to die by hanging for killing farmer
*Lagos worker gives birth to quadruplets five years after marriage
*Troops kill three bandits, arrest Nigerien arms suppliers
*Truck crushes motorcyclist to death in Ogun
*Delta students protest killing of 500-level undergraduate
*Ogun pastor blames evil spirit for impregnating two sisters
*Kogi carpenter stabbed to death for intervening in welder, call girl fight
*Responding to PGF DG like fighting a pig – Oshiomhole
*Governors in support of judicial autonomy, says Fayemi
*FG suffers N1tn revenue shortfall in five months
*International flights: PTF differs as Sirika fixes August 29
*Scarcity disrupts banks, IOCs, telcos’ forex payments
*Experts finger petrol price hike, others as inflation hits 12.82%
*Na’Abba group faults leader’s arrest, urges mass resistance
*Kano boy in 15-year captivity: Stepmother arrested, father flees
*Gusau kicks against removal as Zamfara athletics boss
*What teachers should teach students about their names
*Protest in Delta as stray bullet kills final year undergraduate
*Commissioner seeks political positions for youths
*Adieu Walter: A true American hero
*Presidential politics and race in America
*Ensure peaceful Edo polls
*Calling Governor Abiodun
*Omoh joins Hapoel Kfar Saba
*Appeal to Lagos chief judge
*Araba needs police station

THISDAY
*NANS Protest Killing of UNIPORT Student in Delta
*Ile Arugbo: Saraki family Applies for Stay of Execution
*Tiv, Jukun Crisis: Tiv Pulls out from Commission of Inquiry over…
*Tax Regulators, Property Consultants Disagree on Multiple Charges in Real Estate…

THE SUN
*Man, 26, to die by hanging for killing farmer in Ekiti
*What National Assembly ‘ll do about Chinese loans – Johnson, Reps member
*Nigeria may be overrun by floods, NIHSA boss warns
*Lawan’s marriage mausoleum
*COVID-19: Organizations must use this window to rejig business models and introduce changes to remain relevant
*NGF supports judicial autonomy –Fayemi
*Southern Kaduna killings: El-Rufai accepts CAN’s peace offer
*WASSCE: Lagos Assembly to tour schools over COVID-19 protocols
*APC leader lauds Akeredolu over Operation Amotekun
*Soaring prices: Beware of stagflation, expert warns FG
*Bank robberies, fraud involving staff hit over N12bn
*FMDQ lists LAPO MfB’s N6.2bn bonds
*Bleak economic outlook hovering round Nigeria
*‘Biotechnology strong investment for African farmers’
*SME operators laud Polaris Bank, Facebook on empowerment
*Fuge Group urges SMEs, entrepreneurs to embrace e-banking
*Hiccups, compliance as WASSCE begins
*FG to recall envoy over closure of Nigerian shops in Ghana
*APC accuses Secondus of running down PDP
*PDP flays APC over alleged favouritism indistributionof 774,000govtjobs
*Demolition of Enugu airport fence act of sabotage –Rep
*COVID-19: We’ll reopen varsities when it’s safe to do so –FG
*Clark warns against alleged plan to scrap amnesty programme
*Reps, Amaechi in hot exchange over Chinese loans
*COVID-19: We’ll reopen varsities when it’s safe to do so –FG
*… Access Bank increases tier-2 loan facility
*We’re running huge loss, say business owners
*Ezeife, Utomi, Odumakin, Kokori berate electoral process
*CUPP urges INEC to reinstate deregistered political parties
*International flights to resume August 29 –Sirika
*NACCIMA, Indonesian trade centre strengthen agribusiness relations
*Edo education college’s staff, pensioners take protest to ministry
*UNILAG acting VC fails to resume, unions petition education minister
*Transactions on NSE dwindle as investors lose N35bn
*ICPC, NUC to clamp down on varsities awarding degrees illegally
*Imo indicts opposition as police arrest fake ISOPADEC staff
*Uzodimma using external forces to fight me –Okorocha
*Flood: Relocate to safer ground, NEMA tells Imo, Abia communities
*Abuja trip: Anambra community dissociates self from protest against monarch
*Transcorp Hotels boss seeks infrastructure devt to boost local tourism

NEW TELEGRAPH
*COVID-19: Kwara distributes sanitisers as students begin exams
*El-Rufai’s wife advocates death penalty, castration against rape
*Flooding: Worries over indiscriminate dumping of refuse
*Encroachment heightens Nigerian airport security challenges
*Encroachment heightens Nigerian airport security challenges
*Dan Fodio descendants condole with Tambuwal over monarch’s death
*El-Rufai’s wife advocates death penalty, castration against rape
*Deregistration: The twists and turns
*Return to PDP, Akinyelure tells Mimiko, Agboola others
*APGA chieftain in Anambra defects to APC
*APC to Secondus: PDP crumbling under your watch
*Oyo APC reconciliation: I never begged for leadership of our party – Alao-Akala
*NFF, Ahmed Fresh under fire
*Gusau fired as Zamfara Athletics Association Chairman
*Two new players for Eagles, says Rohr
Posted on August 18, 2020 AuthorCharles Ogundiya
*Mikel joins Stoke on free transfer
*NFF Presidency: Why I won’t contest again, by Pinnick

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