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Friday, 7 August 2020

NEWS WATCH...

 Early flakes. 


*Fri, 7August, 2020*


*NIGERIA*


International flights to resume in weeks –FG


NUPENG, PENGASSAN fume over petrol price hike


FG retains curfew, extends eased lockdown by four weeks


Political crisis in Edo deepens as Assembly Speaker is removed 


CACOVID begins distribution of N23b palliatives to 1.7m households


We’ll go on strike when schools reopen – SSANU, NASU 


COVID-19: NCDC confirms 354 new cases, total rises to 45,244 


Bandits kill APC leader, lose member to vigilante 


Invasion of Edo Assembly a direct coup against democracy –PDP 


NYSC camps may be reopened in next phase of eased COVID-19 lockdown


We are aware of Al-Qaeda threat, military tells US Leadership, 


 Naira Marley Arraigned, Sentenced for Breaching Covid-19 Travel Restriction


 How My Wife and I Battled Covid-19 - - Governor Sanwo-Olu's Aide


 Oyakhilome Tackles Buhari, Other African Leaders for Seeking Medical Care, Covid-19 Vaccine Abroad 


Covid-19 - Nigerian Govt Approves Gradual Reopening of International Flights


 Be Wary of Tobacco Companies' Tactics, Group Urges 


Edo election: Oshiomhole wanted me to be Governor, I begged him to forgive Obaseki – Philip


Edo Assembly: No 17 lawmakers anywhere – Impeached Speaker, Frank Okiye


Southern Kaduna: Northern Governors react as gunmen massacre 22 people


NYSC camps may be reopened in next phase of eased COVID-19 lockdown


Nigeria now has over 45,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases 


 Buhari Extends Covid-19 National Response By Four Weeks 


 Twists and Turns As Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Resumes 


 UAE Denies Restricting Nigerians From Visiting the Country 


NCC demands transparency for enhanced copyright enforcement


Bello hails emergence of new House of Assembly leadership in Edo state


$3.121b loans: China won’t take over Nigeria, says Embassy


Oshodi terminal, BRT corridor to take off next week 


Concerns as churches, mosques reopen in Lagos 


*WORLD*


 Correct mistakes: China on Trump’s order to block TikTok, other apps


US reimposes tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada 


Donald Trump or Joe Biden: Who is leading the polls? 


Canada thwarted plot to kill exiled Saudi former top spy, lawsuit alleges


Police raid homes of lockdown protest organisers in Melbourne amid 450 new Covid-19 cases 


Rajapaksas and allies win two-thirds supermajority 


China warns U.S. against 'dangerous moves' on Taiwan 


Turkey says Egypt-Greece deal on Mediterranean borders falls in its continental shelf 


*SPORTS*


How my Olympic medal dream came true – Okagbare


NFF to decide on FIFA, CAF palliatives Saturday


Local sprinters target Fasuba’s 14-year record


I’m afraid of returning to Nigeria, says Beirut-based footballer

Thursday, 6 August 2020

NEWSPAPER DIGEST

 *NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY 6TH AUGUST, 2020* 


(PLEASE STAY SAFE)


 *VANGUARD* 


Lawyer appeals to army to rescind dismissal of female soldier raped by bandits


No alternative to adequate, exclusive breastfeeding ' Kogi Govt


Security: Oyo approves funds for take-off of Amotekun


Power minister promises to energise more Taraba communities


COVID-19: Airlines bewail low patronage


Israel commences 3rd National Bible contest in Nigeria


Ebonyi Govt to complete airport project in 2022


Senate urges states to partner NBTI for job creation


FG open to development, distribution of COVID-19 vaccine ' Osinbajo


NIPOST's monstrous licence fees


Student's death: FG seals Ibadan factory


2019/2020: Inconclusive end to an academic session


Tourism practitioners set to comply with SON standards on COVID-19


APC confirms death of Akwa Ibom state chairman


Police arrest 45 suspects for various offenses in Borno


COVID-19: Makinde opts for self-policing strategy to contain pandemic


COVID-19: Forum urges FG to reposition technology sector


Oyo approves funds for Amotekun


How FG's position on 2020 WASCCE reignited calls for true federalism


Edo election: INEC begins 3-days training for security agencies


Agusto, GCR affirm 'AAA' long term credit rating to InfraCredit


Edo guber: Ize-Iyamu now a lone ranger ' PDP


NDDC Probe: Senate queries N1.121 billion spent by IMC on public communication


We will join Kanu to fight for Biafra if South-East doesn't get Presidency in 2023 ' Nwodo


[ONDO 2020]: RECONCILIATION: Akeredolu meets with Oke, aggrieved Unity Group leaders


APC criticizes Obaseki for abandoning governance in Edo


Edo 2020: Obaseki's government on auto-pilot ' Patrick Obahiagbon


Anambra 2021: IPAC yet to decide on zoning


Turnover in I&E forex window falls by 6% to $937m in July


MTN seeks to sell $243mn stake in Jumia Technologies


Taraba allocates 12.6% of reviewed 2020 budget to COVID-19 response


Facebook launches Tik-Tok clone 'Reels' to rival viral app


Tik-Tok founder accuses Trump of trying to kill app


Tech giant Tencent in talks to create $10bn streaming giant


Osimhen to get '2.5m if Napoli win Champions League


Osimhen's agent reveals why Napoli hitman picked Number 9


Finidi, Cannavaro back Osimhen to shine at Napoli


Omoruyi rejoices after signing first pro contact with La Liga side


Man United eye Schmeichel as David de Gea's replacement


Inter striker Lukaku equals Shearer's Europa League record


Inter chief Marotta confirms permanent signing of Alexis Sanchez


Insecurity: As Buhari goes around in circles


WTO's DG race: Okonjo-Iweala should win, but Nigeria has few friends


Mamman Daura, the silent power broker


FUTA suspends final year student for hacking into Premium Times website


Confusion greets resumption date for students in exit classes in Enugu


Ondo closes two schools for violating COVID-19 protocols


COVID-19: Reduction of new cases not flattening curve ' NCDC


BREAKING: One dies others injured as NSCDC, armed robbers clash in Imo


 *PUNCH*


Uzodinma plotting to take over House, alleges Edo Assembly


Marginalisation: Yakasai backs return to parliamentary system


NBAs long road to electronic voting without controversies


Ibadan elders want Ibadan Vice-Chancellor


JAMB and UTME candidates centres


Lagos slashes land use charge, waives N5.7bn fees


Nigerians spent N2.37tn on petrol in 13 months NNPC


Oil price nears $46, highest in five months


NCC revises USSD pricing, says 20 seconds costs N1.63


MTN prepares to sell stake in Jumia


Mass sack: Pilots, engineers threaten strike


Ohanaeze, IPOB fighting same cause, different approaches Nwodo


Reps summon Amaechi, Ahmed, DMO DG, others over Chinese loans


NMA collates list of doctors killed by COVID-19


Oyo vows to retrieve N96bn stolen under Ajimobi


High debt profile: Stop borrowing, tackle mass killings, #RevolutionNow tells Buhari


DHQ silent as US says ISWAP, Al-Qaeda taking over West Africa


Female soldier raped by bandits appeals dismissal


Gombe MDAs operated 700 accounts under ex-govt Commissioner


Reps to petition Buhari as NNPC, others shun summons


Hate speech: Mohammed has hijacked NBCs powers, says Iredia


#RevolutionNow: How security operatives shaved protesters hair with broken bottle


Wike suspends joint account over unapproved LG chairmens loans


APC mourns late Akwa Ibom State Chairman


Oyo approves take-off funds for Amotekun


NAF airlifts COVID-19 kits, equipment to 14 ECOWAS countries


More schools reopen as SS3 students prepare for WASSCE


Bauchi health workers begin strike today over salary deductions


Late Benue teachers among 433 secondary school ghost workers


PTF attributes decreased COVID-19 figure to Sallah break, fatigue


Ikpeazu sacks agency boss for employing 5,666 workers illegally


Rainfall hinders fight against bandits, says Masari


Lagos approves 50% discount for tourism licences


Odumosu, take hard action on traffic robbery in Lagos


ECOWAS fire minor, says official


Diri canvasses fiscal autonomy for judiciary


Group plans skill acquisition training for youths


CACOVID donates palliatives to Ekiti citizens


Five Ogoni polluted sites in three LGAs restored HYPREP


Federal character threatens to sanction MDAs


COVID-19 vaccine


Okunbo deserves NAPTIP award Aide


NIRSAL supports 44,670 female farmers with loans, inputs


No repentant Boko Haram member in military Presidency


DSS obtains 14-day detention order for Osun #Revolutionow protesters


We will retrieve N96bn stolen during Ajimobis tenure Makinde


Septuagenarian guard dies after attack by Lagos driver


FUTA suspends student for allegedly hacking Premium Times website


Two arrested for defrauding man of N148,000 in Ogun


Advertising agent asks IG to probe cops for robbery cover-up


College workers, security agents clash in Edo protest


Suspected kidnappers escape arrest at Enugu police checkpoint


NSCDC arrests suspected killers of Nasarawa monarch


Man, 30, arraigned for manslaughter in Osun


Katsina nurses body disowns women nabbed for child theft


Illegal gas stations: The ticking time bombs in residential areas


Beirut explosion: I thought Id die, says Nigerian footballer


Napoli join chase for Chukwueze


Ajagba joins Fury, Pacquiaos boxing team


 *THE NATION*


NNPC raises N92.58b from products sale in May


Napoli: Rohr allays fears on Osimhen


Maradona urges Messi to support COVID-19 Charity


Real Madrids Bale wont face Man City


Ize-Iyamu congratulates Osimhen


Gbajabiamila, Dangote, governors hail Rabiu at 60


NIRSAL empowers 475 female cassava farmers in Uyo


Tonsillitis, cow urine medication and the Malams sharp knife


Zulum: Governors await Buharis response on attack


PDP chair vows to lead party to victory


Akeredolu, Unity Forum reach truce


ZLPs NEC to decide Ajayis fate


APC youths vow to send Obaseki packing


INEC begins three-day training for security agencies


Obaseki redeploys director of protocol


Uzodinma, Speaker in war of words over alleged plan to take over Assembly


Seven pro-Obaseki lawmakers remove deputy speaker


Afenifere will miss Fasanmi, says Arogbofa


APC mourns as Akwa Ibom Chair Okopido dies


Celebrating Abioduns infrastructural development in Ogun


Why Obaseki should be investigated, by APC


Faparusi: I want to become senator in USA


Governorship campaigns in era of COVID-19


Retail is future of banking


Nigerian Breweries grosses N151b


Airtel Africa, Telkom dump Kenyas merger deal


Nova Merchant Bank: why we raised N10b bond


Ecobank unveils special loan for female entrepreneurs


 *THISDAY*


FBN Holdings GMD Lists Benefits of N25bn Injection into FirstBank


Heirs Holdings Appoints Okeke Group Executive Director


Nova Merchant Bank Pledges to Deliver Higher Performance, Value


Seplat Shareholders Upbeat as Brown Resumes as CEO


Report: COVID-19 Compels Skilled Workers to Live on Borrowing


Women Gain Economic Benefits from Greater Trade


Galaxy Backbone Assures Nigerians on NICTIB Implementation


Konga Eyes Global Stock Market Listing in Expansion Plan


Smile Enhances Customer Experience with Dual SIM


Group Seeks New Strategies to Address Cybersecurity


NBCs Sixth Code as Threat to Businesses


Assessing Mobile Data Routing Capabilities


Covid-19: Way Forward for Nigeria


NASCON Reports N1.5 Billion Profit after Tax in Six Months


Fiam WiFi Set to Launch Internet Services


Veteran Journalist Bags Doctorate Degree


Telecommunications Sector Update Now for Digital Transformation


Netcom Moves to Address IT Security


Aragba-Akpore Retires from NCC


Nigerian Breweries Posts N151bn Revenue, N5.7bn Profit after Tax


INEC Meets over Threats of Violence in Edo


NIOB Demands Professionalism in Building Construction, Induct Fellows


PDP, APC Bicker over Alleged Planned Defection of Ortom


It is Common to Find Political Rivals in the Morning...


Obaseki Took Good Virtues from Oshiomhole and Threw Away His Bad...


Diri Will Disappoint Persons Who Seek Individual Gain


The Southern Kaduna Killing Fields


A Higher Profile for the DFIs Under COVID-19


We Are Not Aware of Gusaus Contract with PUMA, Says AFN...


Belgian Club to Get Part of Napolis Fee for Osimhen


Dybala is 2019/20 Italian Serie A MVP


Zidane Beats Klopp, Guardiola to Be Named Best Club Manager


Ighalo Retained in Man Utds 30-man Europa Squad


SIWG Presents National Sports Industry Policy Document


Proactiveness key to Avoiding Penalties, Interest Charges by Regulators


Kicking Out Viral Hepatitis through Testing, Vaccination


NOUN Student Needs N12M for Kidney Transplant


Enugu Governors Wife Harps on Importance of Breastfeeding


Pharmacist Council Seals 499 Premises over Professional Misconduct in Kwara


Vinci Hair Clinic Champions Hair Loss Awareness Month in Nigeria, Others


COVID-19: Immunologist Warns against Fake News, Myths


Project Reminds Mothers of Health Benefits of Breastfeeding


 *THE SUN*


Ezeife to Mamman Daura: Rotational presidency best for Nigeria


INEC begins 3-day training for security agencies


Okiye accuses Uzodinma, APC leaders of plotting forceful take over of Edo Assembly


Edo Assembly impeaches Deputy Speaker for endorsing Ize-Iyamu


Why Obaseki should be investigated 'APC


Imo gov, APC plotting to import fake mace, take over Edo Assembly 'Speaker


2023: Mamman Daura eminently qualified to speak on Nigeria's future as a statesman ' Group


Lalong replaces impeach LG Chairman in Plateau


Napoli plans Chukwueze, Osimhen partnership


Chelsea to offload Victor Moses in summer


Rohr shifts attention to Onomah, drops interest in Eze


Ahmed Musa ponders EPL return


Joshua, Pulev fight confirmed for December O2


Neymar rules out Barcelona return


Nadal to miss US Open amid pandemic


IGC agog with Ileya Golf Kitty


Manufacturers lament poor power supply, rise in gas consumption


Govt grants, blockchain technology key to SMEs growth 'Okoronkwo, Beep Magnet Group boss


Rotary to boost 1,000 MSMEs with N50m loan


NCRIB lauds FG on payment of 2020 group life premium


Q2: AIICO posts N31.9bn premium


Mutual Benefit Assurance records N3.6bn profit


Kaffy, stakeholders partner on health insurance for dancers


Union gives Bristow, Air Peace ultimatum to recall sacked workers


Consumers set to win big as Hero launches 'Rise like a Hero' campaign


H1: FCMB Group grows profit to N11.1bn


Libel: Wike sues ThisDay for N7bn


Sanwo-Olu reverses Ambodes land use charge


Nigerians question minister over claims FG spent N523m on school feeding during lockdown


NASS lauds Ugwuanyis leadership qualities


Well retrieve billions of Oyos resources stolen in 96 months Makinde


NDDC: Group faults IMC claim on non-payment of scholarship fee


Rev. Sisters task govt. on curbing child trafficking


Soldiers kill 5 militants, pirates in Niger


UNICEF, Lagos partner NGO on youths rehab


Protests in 2 Anambra communities over land


Independent candidacy and the Nigerian 'cut-and-paste political parties


Commitment to culture and salute to ncac


Dear Rotimi


Northern cyclone of killings


Fifty years from now, countries of sub-Sahara Africa may be no more


Insecurity: Patriotic counsel to the president


COVID-19 and challenges in corporate governance


2023: Its time for Nigerian president of Igbo extraction Onuma


Buhari should be commended for sustaining Amnesty programme Ekewenu


Celebrating Charles Egbus feat


Local Content: Oilserv Group partners Innoson, procures N600m worth of vehicles


 *GUARDIAN* 


Kwara APC stalwarts react to Saraki's rumoured return to party


Ondo PDP gets new executives, dep gov snubs congress


Moghalu debunks rumour of joining APC


SARS arrests notorious Star Boys gang members


Police dumped my son's body on the ground, mother of boy tortured to death narrates


Body wants death of student at Ibadan factory investigated


Stanbic IBTC's Blue Women Network donates to orphanages in Lagos, Rivers, Abuja


FUTA suspends final year student for hacking into newspaper's website


Anxiety grips Anambra FA as NFF 'inaugurates' caretaker committee


Asaba still ready to host Super Eagles qualifiers, says Okowa


We are not aware of your sponsorship contract, AFN tells PUMA


Uyi counts positives for African football in Osimhen's move to Napoli


If we get fight together, don't worry about Usyk, Joshua tells Fury


Man United terminate Sanchez's contract by mutual consent


Real Madrid leave Bale off Champions League squad against Man City


Gaining streak strengthens, as index rises further by 0.16%


Arla Foods boosts local sector with commercial dairy farm in Kaduna


Operators harp on technology to address Nigeria's skills gap


Under 40 CEOs pledge more support for SMEs across Africa


Employers must act to restore workers' mental wellbeing


ASCSN president, Bola-Audu pledges better welfare for members


Hotel union seeks job security for members


First Northern PwC female partner emerges


Firm to boost Nigerian businesses, entrepreneurs with e-learning platform


Experts harp on entrepreneurship as solution to economic woes


Reviewing age limit for graduate employment


Some good neighbours saw murder and didn't bother


Fasanmi and the opportunity for re-invention


ASUU strike: The fate of federal universities' students


The fallacy of so-called competence over zoning


Internal democracy in political parties


Politics, peace and the rule of law


Significance of the Ram


Patrick Dele Cole is 80


Self-examination (2)


Osinbajo assures Nigerians of access to coronavirus vaccine


Ex-soldier, nine others arrested in Enugu for murder, armed robbery


IMF lowers 2020 oil demand by 8 per cent amid high uncertainties


Air Force airlifts COVID-19 medical supplies to 14 nations


MOPOL training school not in IGP's hometown, police clarify


Gossip does not bring results in football, Jo Bonfrere tells Nigerians


World Bank approves $500m credit for Nigerian girls' education


FBN Holdings injects N25 billion into FirstBank


Ohanaeze, IPOB meet, chart way forward for South East


Union gives ultimatum for recall of sacked pilots, others


 *DAILY TIMES*


FACT-CHECK: Did FG spend N850bn in feeding school children during lockdown


Gloria Bamiloye advises ladies not to marry lazy men


US alerts Nigeria of Al-Qaeda penetrating north-west


In 3 months, Ill electrify Aiyegunle Community -Obaseki


Moghalu reacts to report of joining APC


Just in: Edo deputy speaker, Yekini Idiaye impeached


Obaseki is the best for Edo state, he has integrity Wike


BREAKING NEWS: Akwa Ibom APC chairman dies


INEC will remain apolitical INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu


Lebanons PM reveals chemical blamed for Beirut explosion


WHO speaks on report of transmission of COVID-19 through breast milk


PDP mocks Ize-Iyamu for hiring crowd at campaign


#RevolutionNow: How police arrested and charged 19 protesters to court


Covid-19: Emirates offers funding burials of infected passengers


Covid-19: Why NCDC now records low figures of confirmed cases PTF


Insubordination: We are reporting Emefiele, Kyari, others to Buhari Reps


Presidency debunks absorbing repentant Boko Haram members in Military


Insurgency: We need Life Insurance to aid Borno Workers NLC cries out


Sanwo-OLu reverts 2018 Lagos land use charge


Why Edo Assembly impeached Deputy speaker Okiye


N41bn Fraud: Im unperturbed by UBAs threat -Senator Akinyelure


NNPC records 43 percent drop in oil pipeline


DSTV dragged to court for refusal to renew subscription after payment


AGN partners with Medicard, Quickraiz to improve lives of actors


Nigerian dancers deserve healthcare deals Kaffy


 *DAILY TRUST*


Mali crisis: Lessons for Nigeria, Africa


Ondo PDP elects Hon Adams as chairman


Dear Senator Gabriel Suswam


NEDC and integrity destruction


Borno


Police arrest 4 over kidnapping, rustling


2 remanded for allegedly assaulting COVID-19 task force men


FCTA urges schools to observe COVID-19 protocols


Police arrest teenager, 4 others over cultism, robbery


Lagos establishes registration centres for job seekers


Fund police, traditional ruler urges govt


Driver kills man in Osogbo


Abuja school of therapy provides succour for students with disabilities


What we know about the Lebanon explosions


COVID-19: Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy protection in US


COVID-19 virus has not been detected in breastmilk ' WHO


Let's speculate


United, Inter reach Europa League last eight


Manchester City land Bournemouth's Ake for 40 million


 *DAILY INDEPENDENT* 


APC Asks EFCC, ICPC To Investigate Obaseki's Firm


No Plans To Recruit Repentant Boko Haram Into Military ' Presidency


#REVOLUTIONNOW: Security Operatives Arrest, Detain, Manhandle Protesters


Worries Mount Over Looming Fuel Price Increase


Military Has Deployed 2000 Soldiers To Tackle Katsina Bandits ' Masari


COVID-19: Declining Cases Not Curve Flattening ' NCDC


Lagos Reduces Land Use Charge By 48%, Waives N5.8bn Penalties


NDDC N81.5bn: Group Writes EFCC, Wants Akpabio, Pondei Probed


EFCC Embarks On Massive Redeployment, Appoints New Zonal Heads


COVID-19: NUT Lauds Makinde For Providing PPEs In Schools


Suspension From PDP Won't Stop My Support For Ize-Iyamu ' Afegbua


APC Confirms Death Of A'Ibom State Chairman


N41bn Fraud: I Will Not Apologize, Threats Won't Stop Probe, Akinyelure Tells UBA


Ohaneze Commends Makinde, Drums Supports For Administration


Revolution Protest: Buhari Has Taken Nigeria Back To Military Era ' Group


Obey COVID-19 Guidelines, INEC Tells Voters, Stakeholders


Obaseki, Deputy Bag Chieftaincy Titles For Good Governance


Ajimobi 40th Day Fidau Prayers Slated For Thursday


NBA Election: Lawyers As Stimulus For Good Governance


Amaechi's Outburst Over OMSL SAA Operations: A Move To Mortgage Nigeria's Waterways


Why Govt Should Review Taxes, Levies In Telecom Sector


Oil Price Steady After Longest Rally Since June


NEPZA, Future Africa To Deploy Technology In Running 42 Free Trade Zones


U.S. Treasury Plans Record $112bn Quarterly Debt Sale


National Policy On Virtual Meetings Draft Document Will Boost Services


NCC, Stakeholders Meet Over USSD Pricing


9mobile Launches e-SIM To Improve Flexible Connectivity


Whatsapp Pilots New Feature To Fight Misinformation


Smile Unveils VoLTE Smartphone


Ogunsanya Appreciates Nigerians' Loyalty As Airtel Clocks 10


Solskjaer Confirms Sanchez To Complete Permanent Move To Inter


Europa: Lukaku, Eriksen Goals Send Inter Into Quarterfinal


Europa: Shakhtar Thrash Wolfsburg To Reach Quarterfinals


Europa: Below-Par Man Utd Beat Lask, Qualify For Quarterfinal


Arsenal To Sack 55 Staff As COVID-19 Hits Revenues


Messi Sends Message To Retiring Casillas


Fruits Of Okowa's Job Creation Scheme


NIRSAL Empowers 475 Female Cassava Farmers, 2,872 Farmers In South South


Over 10M Afghans Infected With COVID-19


COVID-19: Cuban Doctors Increase Attention In Jamaica


Libya Tribes Sue Haftar Over Civilian Massacre


Armenia Adopts Law Limiting Broadcast Of Foreign Media


Pakistan Condemns Construction Of Ram Temple In India


Beirut Blast Threatens Hunger, Injuries, Devastation ' Report


China To Resume Code of Conduct Negotiations In South China Sea


U.S. Navy Conducts Joint Operations With U.S Air Force In Black Sea


Facebook's Instagram Launches TikTok Copycat In Political Storm


UN Chief Offers Condolences To Victims Of Beirut Port Explosion


 *TRIBUNE*


Arsenal to sack 55 staff as COVID-19 hits revenues


COVID-19: NCDC confirms 457 new cases, total now 44,890


No repentant Boko Haram absorbed into military ' Presidency


No repentant Boko Haram absorbed into military ' Presidency


Fever, pile major reason women use traditional medicine in Nigeria ' Study


Towards ending secrecy, shame around mental illness: The Unashamed 2020 Campaign


Why hypertension can increase likelihood of glaucoma


Women who take contraceptive pills less likely to develop serious coronavirus


Stakeholders seek expansion of sexual harassment bill


Increasing criminality linked to improper breastfeeding of babies


Book Review: An elder statesman's history and his country's politics


This war against corruption


The exit of Ayo Fasanmi


With local herbs, COVID-19 can be powerless


More than 200,000 left homeless by Beirut explosion, governor says


UN, US commiserate with Lebanon over deadly explosions


 *LEADERSHIP*


Tasks Before Incoming NBA President


Don't Go Home To Sleep, NIS Boss Warns Newly Promoted Officers


Mambilla Hydro Power Project Existed Only By Name For 40 Years, Says Minister


CAN Commends PMB, Gov Bello Over Gana's Nomination As Ambassador


COVID 19: Al-Qaeda, Infiltrating North West, US Alerts Nigeria


NNPC Returns To Profitability, Records N2.68bn Surplus


NDDC Squandered N1.1bn On Political Campaigns, Others ' Senate


 *NEW TELEGRAPH* 


Recurrent crisis as bane of Nigerian football


#RevolutionNow: Security forces clash with protesters


Pilots threaten to ground airlines over sack


Lagos reviews Land Use Charge, waives N5.6bn penalties


Reps petition Buhari against NNPC, CBN, NPA, others


COVID-19: Airlines lament low patronage


Elections: INEC frets over violence threat


Petrol sells for N150 per litre


NNPC records N2.68bn trading surplus, revenue hits N238.33bn


Nigeria heading towards full deregulation of PMS ' Oil marketers


USSD: NCC bars telcos from charging customers


Masari meets Buhari, assures insecurity in North-West won't degenerate


COVID-19: Much ado about CAC's safety initiative


Bank of Industry increases support to MSMEs by 56.3%


Glo slashes call rate to 11k per second


Encomiums as Sonny Aragba- Akpore bows out of NCC


Enforcing Nigeria's data protection regulation


MTN, Airtel realise N123.8bn from data subscriptions in 3 months


LCCI: Insufficient credit facilities stiffling investment


Lagos unveils 'Smart Meter Hackathon, calls for entry


NCS: Govt must lead 4th Industrial Revolution


Inactive mobile lines decline to 89m


Edo: Will Ize-Iyamu's agenda sway the votes


How to tackle Ebonyi, C'River boundary dispute, by Nnachi


Etiaba: A move to step into mother's shoes


Edo, Ondo violence: INEC to hold emergency meeting with parties, campaign councils


Ortom: I've no plans to dump PDP for APC


Napoli target another Eagles' star, Chukwueze


Osimhen's Belgian club to get share in Napoli deal


Eagles make Top 20 Most Valuable National Team in the world


Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Consultant explains delay in payment of prize money


PUMA: We're official AFN equipment sponsors


Sanchez is joining Inter, Ole confirms


Europa League: Man United, Inter hit quarter finals


Leroy Rosenior: Iheanacho can only get better


Report: Man City want to sign five more in transfer window


Travel bans could force clubs to forfeit European games next season


*PEOPLES DAILY* 


We remain committed to ending violence in Kaduna state ' El Rufai


No member of Edo Assembly endorse Ize-Iyamu ' Speaker


Edo guber: Stop overheating the polity, PDP tells Oshiomhole


FCT High Court judge, Okeke, is dead


BEDC assures improve power supply in Edo Communities


TUC planned strike ill-advised -Presidency


NCDC: We're working to ensure Nigerians have access to coronavirus vaccines


NCPC to establish peace desk to resolve issues of peace among Christians ' Rev. Pam


FG unveils new broadcasting code


Former DIG Ringim vows to boost LG services in Jigawa


Edo: APC accuses Obaseki of plagiarizing Trump's campaign slogan


Gov Wike tasks INEC, security agencies on neutrality in Edo election


PDP asks Oshiomhole to present Primary Six certificate


Ondo Deputy Gov may defect to ZLP


AAC disowns Sowore's revolution now movement


Ondo poll: Don't jump to another party ' Akeredolu cautions Deputy, Ajayi


APC shutdown Secretariat Wednesday for Salah break


Orji Kalu arrives South East months after release


Constitutional amendment: APC govs ahead of PDP counterparts ' Lukman


Adesina calls for cancellation of NBA elections, Akpata's removal


We remain committed to ending violence in Kaduna state ' El Rufai


No member of Edo Assembly endorse Ize-Iyamu ' Speaker


Edo guber: Stop overheating the polity, PDP tells Oshiomhole


FCT High Court judge, Okeke, is dead


BEDC assures improve power supply in Edo Communities


TUC planned strike ill-advised -Presidency


NCDC: We're working to ensure Nigerians have access to coronavirus vaccines


NCPC to establish peace desk to resolve issues of peace among Christians ' Rev. Pam


FG unveils new broadcasting code


Former DIG Ringim vows to boost LG services in Jigawa


FIRS Replies NIPOST, Vows to recover Unremitted Stamp Duties


Prevail on NERC to stop Competition Transmission Charge, Group urges FG, NASS


Tax Revenues keeping Nigeria Afloat Despite Covid-19 ' FIRS


NNPC Mourns Passing of Former GMD, Dawha


Why Spain turning major destination for Nigerian women footballers


Sporting activities to return soon, says Aare


NFF sets up caretaker committee for Anambra State FA


African Champions League final to be played in October


Turkish Club Trabzonspor knee on Omeruo


FG shows commitment to youth on investment fund ' minister


Okenwa gone not forgotten NFF


NFF commiserates with bereaved Staff member


Osimhen in Paris with Chukwueze ahead Napoli move


Man United, Chelsea pick UCL tickets as Leicester miss out Bournemouth, Watford relegate


Commercial bank oversight: A rescue call to CBN, NASS


NPO honour or dishonour Isa Funtua


The Politics, Economic's of Fuel Subsidy Removal


Citizens' rights in Nigeria


The more things change, the more they stay the same! The Nigerian Tragic Saga


Insecurity in Northern Nigeria: A national nightmare


2023: With seriousness and unity, Nigerian youths can pick a president


 *BLUEPRINT* 


Insecurity: Masari opens up on Bandits' impact in Katsina LGAs


Insecurity: Zamfara gov tasks traditional rulers on intelligence reports


Motorola launches new device for SMEs in Sub Saharan Africa


FCT Police nab 4 'drug peddlers', recover exhibits


9mobile launches e-SIM to improve flexible connectivity


Total loans from China was $3.121bn by March this year ' DMO


What 'll determine winner of Edo election ' Wike


Moghalu denies joining APC


EIB and Afreximbank earmark EUR 300m of support to African COVID-19 response


Alaves appoint Machin as new head coach


Zidane named World's best manager


Saka voted Arsenal's 3rd best player of the season


Ondo PDP gets new executive


#RevolutionNow: How Security operatives shaved my hair with bottle ' Victim


HURIWA condemns clampdown on protesters, challenges new NBC code


Breaking: NNPC records 43% drop in oil pipeline vandalism in May


Oyo records 11 Coronavirus cases ' Makinde


INEC orders evacuation of used ballot materials nationwide


Media group tasks politicians, office holders on exemplary leadership


History will not repeat itself, vows Fulham boss Parker


Bauchi emir reinstates sacked Bello Kirfi as 'Waziri


Blueprint publisher urges youth to embrace education, entrepreneurship


Crisis rocks PDP over congresses in Niger


FG backs NYC, ready to work with youth umbrella group


Police drag Sahara Reporters to court for maligning IGP


Halt the exploitation by private schools


Ortom swears in new Commissioner for Health


Challenges facing Nigeria can't be solved by decamping to APC ' Ortom


Breaking: Deputy speaker impeached in Edo


FG unveils reviewed digital switch over roll-out


BMO to army, police: Dont take Sowere's threat lightly


Breaking: Police arrest Revolution now protesters in Osun


NAF to begin airlift of medical supplies to 13 ECOWAS countries


 *SAHARA REPORTERS* 


Buhari's Love For Terrorists Vs Hatred For Peaceful Protesters By Ajiboye Amos Olakunle


#RevolutionNow: Buhari Government Has Turned Nigeria Into A Police State 'NCFront


BREAKING: Bandits Kill APC Youth Leader In Katsina


Falana-led Coalition Condemns Attacks On #RevolutionNow Protesters


FUTA Student Suspended Indefinitely By School's Management For Hacking Premium Times' Website


Kano IPMAN Directs Members To Sell Fuel At N150 Per Litre


#RevolutionNow: Amnesty International, Afri-Goal Foundation Condemn Arrest Of Peaceful Protesters In Nigeria


Al-Qaeda Influence Growing In North-West Nigeria, United States Warns


#RevolutionNow Protest: Buhari Has Taken Nigeria Back To Military Era 'Concerned Nigerians


BREAKING: Police Release All #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested In Lagos


RULAAC Demands Immediate Release Of #RevolutionNow Protesters


CUPP Blasts Nigerian Government Over Attacks on #RevolutionNow Protesters


Irish Politician Writes Nigerian Ambassador To Ireland, Demands Immediate Release Of #RevolutionNow Protesters


PHOTONEWS: #RevolutionNow Protesters Hit Streets In Niger, Ondo, Cross River, Other Nigerian States


One Year Of #RevolutionNow: The Revolution Is Only Getting Started By Bayo Oluwasanmi


Nigeria: The 'Executhieves' And 'Legislathieves' By Ozodinukwe Okenwa


Muhammad Hassan Patigi: Witchcraft Allegations, 'Healing' And Human Degradation In Mokwa, Central Nigeria By Leo Igwe


Edo Deputy Speaker Impeached After Declaring Support For Ize-Iyamu


Boko Haram Terrorists Seen In New Video 'Celebrating Sallah In Niger State


Lagos State Government Cancels 2018 Land Use Charge


#RevolutionNow: Agba Jalingo, Adeyeye, Others Arrested By Police In Lagos During Peaceful Protest


#RevolutionNow: DSS Arrests Mandate, Six Others In Osun State


WATCH LIVE: #NigeriaOnTrial Day 3: Democracy On Trial


BREAKING: Security Operatives Shave Off #RevolutionNow Protester's Hair With Knife, Broken Bottle In Abuja


#RevolutionNow: MSA Condemns Arrest Of Protesters, Demands Their Immediate Release


BREAKING: Arrested #RevolutionNow Protesters In Abuja Regain Freedom, Accuse Security Agents Of Seizing Mobile Phones, Money


PHOTOS: Nigerian Security Agents Subjecting Peaceful #RevolutionNow Protesters To Inhuman And Degrading Treatment At Unity Fountain In Abuja


BREAKING: Police Arrest Another 20 #RevolutionNow Protesters In Lagos


Secondary Schools Resume In Ondo As Students, Teachers Narrate Lockdown Experience


Bandits Kill Journalist In Nasarawa


BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protesters Troop Out In Ondo, Demand Better Welfare For Citizens


BREAKING: Police Disperse #RevolutionNow Protesters, Arrest 10 Participants In Lagos


BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protesters Defy Heavy Security To Demonstrate In Abuja


Nigeria Police Force Confirms Training School Built With Illegally Raised Funds In Nasarawa Did Not Have Senate Approval


WATCH LIVE: #RevolutionNow Protest In Lagos


BREAKING: Over 40 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested In Abuja As Military Personnel Patrol City


RevolutionNow: Buhari Has Sold Misgovernance, We Have To Pay With Revolution By Seyi Oyetunbi


BREAKING: Fire Guts ECOWAS Secretariat In Abuja


Money Laundering: EFCC Rearraigns Adoke On Amended Charges


Police Arrest Two Nurses, One Other For Allegedly Stealing Newborn Baby In Katsina


Bristow Helicopters Sacks 100 Pilots


Niger Delta Group Threatens To Join TUC's Planned Protest Over Corruption In NDDC


Over 10 Persons Confirmed Dead, Hundreds Wounded In Beirut Explosion


NIPOST, FIRS Clash Over Stamp Duty Collection


Kebbi Group Petitions President Buhari To Suspend AGF Malami


Revolution Is The Only Solution To Nigeria's Problem, Says Youth Corps Member


Federal Capital Territory High Court Judge, Okeke, Is Dead


#RevolutionNow: Sowore Has Shown Us That It's Possible To Fight For The Future Of Nigeria 'Chidi Odinkalu


BREAKING: Ondo Assembly Suspends ZLP Member


BREAKING: Massive Explosion Rocks Lebanon's Capital, Beirut


Rights Lawyer Asks Oyo Government To Prosecute Company Where University Of Ibadan Student Died


Your Efforts Not Good Enough, President Buhari Blasts Service Chiefs


20 Journalists Win Grants For Investigative Reports On Corruption And Illicit Assets


#RevolutionNow: CORE Announces Take-off Points For Protest In Lagos On Wednesday


The Revolution Of August 5 Is A Clarion Call To All Religious Leaders Especially Christians By Nicholas Ibenu Jr.


Nigeria And Chinese Loans By Reuben Abati


BREAKING: Kwara Deputy Governor, Alabi, Wife Test Positive For COVID-19


WATCH LIVE: #NigeriaOnTrial Day 2: Media On Trial


Bayelsa Government Lifts Ban On Churches, Mosques, Urges Adherence To Safety Measures


Concerned Citizens Demand Justice As Governor Ayade's Aide Alleged To Have Raped, Aborted Pregnancy For 15-year-old Girl Dies


 *PREMIUM TIMES*


#RevolutionNow: Arrested protesters released in Lagos, Abuja, detained in Osun


Coronavirus: Nigeria records 457 new cases, 17 deaths


Europa League: Ighalo, Moses through to quarter-finals with United, Inter


COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, safety of Nigerians is Buhari administrations priority Osinbajo


No repentant Boko Haram member has been absorbed into Nigerian military Presidency


COVID-19 death toll exceeds 700, 000 worldwide


Akwa Ibom APC chairman is dead


COVID-19: Airlines lament low patronage


#RevolutionNow: Agba Jalingo re-arrested in brutal crackdown on protesters nationwide


Nigerian University Suspends Student who Hacked Premium Times Website


Nigeria Immigration Service promotes over 3,500 officers


Kwara govt. spends N1.6bn on subventions, lecturers salaries


Buhari, Atiku greet BUA chief, Abdul Samad Rabiu, on 60th birthday


#RevolutionNow: SSS arrests activist, others in Abeokuta


NAFDAC closes two suspected fake vegetable oil outlets in Kwara


Edo 2020: Integrity, reliability of contestants will determine winner Wike


Moghalu denies joining APC


#RevolutionNow: (PHOTOS) Nigerians protest amidst harassment by security officials


Profile: Innocent Ujah, Nigerias First-ever Virtually Elected Doctors President


Army says soldiers involved in bullion van robbery not its personnel


Dollar slips as yields dive on recovery worries


COVID-19: Nasarawa govt fumigates schools ahead of resumption


COVID-19: Gombe farmers get FGs seed palliative


Nestl Nigeria appoints new MD


JUST IN: #RevolutionNow: Nigerias secret police re-arrest Bakare, others in Osogbo


What May Have Caused Beirut Explosion Defence Council


OSIWA Donates Ambulance To Aid Yobes COVID-19 Response


COVID-19: Australia records deadliest day of pandemic


Risks of COVID-19 infection through breastfeeding negligible WHO


Nigerian govt investigates drug stores over COVID-19 drugs price hike


Major fuel price increase looms in Nigeria


#RevolutionNow: Police Disperse Protesters in Lagos


FG raises hate speech fine to N5 million


Magu: Again, IGP redeploys senior police officers from EFCC


Buhari congratulates new NMA President, Innocent Ujah


Gombe govt donates 230 hectares of land for establishment of Air Force base


Ex-lawmaker emerges Ondo PDP chairman


Fulham back in EPL after Bryans extra time double in playoff final


Bank Robbery: Police arrest 3 more suspects in Oyo


FG to resume Digital Switch Over roll out Lai Mohammed


PPMC fixes ex-depot price of petrol at N138.62 per litre


73 dead, 2,750 injured in Lebanon explosion, UN reacts


NDDC paid scholarship grants to MD, directors Senate report


Nigeria records 14 new coronavirus deaths


Simi apologises to Nigerian gay community over homophobic comment


Massive explosion in Beirut injures many, destroys buildings


Insecurity: You are doing your best, Buhari tells Service Chiefs


KAFFY advocates health insurance for Nigerian dancers


Zamfara schools to resume August 9


NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent


Scottish Premier League: Leon Balogun in Team of the Week


30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation


WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE timetable


Kaduna govt. spends N16bn on security


Ondo Assembly suspends another lawmaker


Alleged $3m bribe: Court of Appeal dismisses Farouk Lawans no-case submission


Afenifere leader, Ayo Fasanmi, buried in Ekiti home


COVID 19: Federal High Court Chief Judge tests negative


NDDC invites Buhari to commission N24bn Bayelsa road project


FG to resume Digital Switch Over roll out Lai Mohammed


 *THE CABLE*


COVID-19 vaccine: Safety of Nigerians our priority, says Osinbajo


EXTRA: Obaseki redeploys protocol officer for not providing kola nut at obas palace


You must accept reformed Boko Haram fighters, presidency tells north-east residents


Salami panel promises Magu fair hearing but rejects request to record proceedings


Makinde: Well retrieve N96bn stolen under Ajimobi


Nwodo: Igbo elite will demand Biafra in 2023 if we dont get presidency


Boko Haram releases video of members observing Eid prayer in Niger state


You cant regulate broadcasting as a politician, ex-NTA DG tells Lai


INEC: We may summon political parties over violence in Edo rallies


Army: Soldiers involved in Ebonyi bullion van robbery not our personnel


China is not a major source of funding for FG, says DMO


Airtel Africa terminates merger plan with Telkom


BBNaija Day 17: I dont go after men, they chase me, says Nengi


Al-Qaeda penetrating north-west US alerts Nigeria


Death toll in Lebanon explosion rises to 100


One by one those senators are departing


For Danbatta, a time to lay a telecoms milestone


FUTA suspends student for hacking Premium Times website


VIDEO: Lady rejects boyfriends proposal because he refused to kneel


Facebook launches TikTok-like product for Instagram


FG moves to end ASUU strike


RCCG 2020 Convention: Adeboye counts blessings of lockdown, house fellowships


FULL TIMETABLE: WAEC sets Maths, English exams for Aug 17, 26


Who wants BBN off air


Kevin Hart defends Ellen DeGeneres amid show scandal


Is it deliberate or coincidence' AY asks DSTV as NTA is moved to channel 419


I wanted to remove my womb Toyin Lawani narrates battle with fibroids


COVID-19 has affected us Gbenga Adeyinka diversifies from comedy, opens bakery


Edo speaker raises the alarm over plot to hijack house of assembly


Masari: We wont allow insecurity in north-west deteriorate


Dont drag Jonathan into controversy on Chinese loans, Omokri replies Amaechi


Africas highest paid CEO: A brief history


Reps: NNPC, CBN shunned our invitation well report them to Buhari


Politicians will exploit us if we dont unite, rep tells Niger Delta inidgenes


Sources: NBC management not aware of when broadcast code was printed


Justice Research Institute to host webinar on appointment of judges


Family asks Oyo to probe death of UI student at soap factory


UBA facilitates $1.5bn financing for NNPC to boost oil production


Family asks Oyo to probe death of UI student at a soap factory


#RevolutionNow protest: DSS rearrests Sowores co-defendant in Osogbo


PHOTOS: #RevolutionNow protests across the country


Gains in Zenith, GTB boost stock market performance by 0.3%, investors gain N39.6bn


FG reduces petrol ex-depot price from N143.80 per litre to N138.62


Amaechi dodges question on Hong Kong as third party in Nigeria-China loan deal


Police officers redeployed from EFCC get new postings


ICYMI: Soldiers attacked my convoy, NOT Boko Haram, says Zulum


Acourt refuses to stop Farouk Lawans $3m bribery trial


NDDC: List of contract beneficiaries released by Akpabio is authentic


FLASHBACK: Kenyan lawyer says China flies in cash bribes for African officials to accept loans


Despite industry-wide opposition, Lai launches controversial NBC code


Jonathan also collected loan from China, Amaechi replies PDP chieftain


Aghatise: What employers must do for employees to survive COVID-19


Bristow Helicopters sacks over 100 pilots, engineers


I dont agree with homophobia Adekunle Gold reacts to Simis LGBT comment


Police arrest seven suspects over murder of Khafi Kareems brother


Remi Surutus daughter holds introduction ceremony


DJ Cuppy celebrates as Jollof On The Jet makes Billboards global chart


Wearing a bra was challenging IK Ogbonna recounts acting female in Disguise


BBNaija: It was cold, we cuddled Ka3na speaks on night with Praise


Kanye West picks Michelle Tidball as 2020 running mate


  *POLITICS*


#RevolutionNow Protest: Buhari Has Taken Nigeria Back To Military Era 'Concerned Nigerians - Sahara Reporters


#RevolutionNow: Amnesty International, Afri-Goal Foundation Condemn Arrest Of Peaceful Protesters In Nigeria - Sahara Reporters


#RevolutionNow: Buhari Government Has Turned Nigeria Into A Police State 'NCFront - Sahara Reporters


#RevolutionNow: DSS, Police Disperse Protesters In Abuja - Nigerian Pilot


#RevolutionNow: How police arrested and charged 19 protesters to court - Daily Times


#RevolutionNow: How Security operatives shaved my hair with bottle ' Victim - Blueprint


#RevolutionNow: How security operatives shaved protesters hair with broken bottle - Punch


#RevolutionNow: Security forces clash with protesters - New Telegraph


#REVOLUTIONNOW: Security Operatives Arrest, Detain, Manhandle Protesters - Daily Independent


2019/2020: Inconclusive end to an academic session - Vanguard


2023: Mamman Daura eminently qualified to speak on Nigeria's future as a statesman ' Group - The Sun


306 Nigerians Arrive In Abuja From UAE - Nigerian Pilot


9mobile launches e-SIM to improve flexible connectivity - Blueprint


A Russian ship's cargo of ammonium nitrate was stored in the port for years despite repeated warnings - CNN


Afenifere will miss Fasanmi, says Arogbofa - The Nation


Africa Oil Week's Online Conference to Host 'Somalia Licensing Round: Derisking Above Ground Factors' Session, with Address from Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister - APO Africa Newsroom


Agusto, GCR affirm 'AAA' long term credit rating to InfraCredit - Vanguard


Air Force airlifts COVID-19 medical supplies to 14 nations - Guardian


Ajimobi 40th Day Fidau Prayers Slated For Thursday - Daily Independent


Akeredolu, Unity Forum reach truce - The Nation


Al-Qaeda Influence Growing In North-West Nigeria, United States Warns - Sahara Reporters


Al-Qaeda penetrating north-west US alerts Nigeria - The Cable


Alaves appoint Machin as new head coach - Blueprint


Almost 100 people in Ohio infected with coronavirus after man attended church service - CNN


Anambra 2021: IPAC yet to decide on zoning - Vanguard


APC Asks EFCC, ICPC To Investigate Obaseki's Firm - Daily Independent


APC Confirms Death Of A'Ibom State Chairman - Daily Independent


APC confirms death of Akwa Ibom state chairman - Vanguard


APC criticizes Obaseki for abandoning governance in Edo - Vanguard


APC mourns as Akwa Ibom Chair Okopido dies - The Nation


APC mourns late Akwa Ibom State Chairman - Punch


APC youths vow to send Obaseki packing - The Nation


Armenia Adopts Law Limiting Broadcast Of Foreign Media - Daily Independent


Army: Soldiers involved in Ebonyi bullion van robbery not our personnel - The Cable


Banditry: Buhari, Masari meet at Aso Rock - Nigerian Pilot


Banned protesters send #ZimbabweanLivesMatter viral - BBC


Baseball's fumbled return has never been a better metaphor for American life - CNN


Bauchi emir reinstates sacked Bello Kirfi as 'Waziri - Blueprint


Bauchi health workers begin strike today over salary deductions - Punch


Beirut Blast Threatens Hunger, Injuries, Devastation ' Report - Daily Independent


Blue Prism Positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation Again in 2020 - APO Africa Newsroom


Blueprint publisher urges youth to embrace education, entrepreneurship - Blueprint


BMO to army, police: Dont take Sowere's threat lightly - Blueprint


Boko Haram releases video of members observing Eid prayer in Niger state - The Cable


BREAKING NEWS: Akwa Ibom APC chairman dies - Daily Times


BREAKING: Bandits Kill APC Youth Leader In Katsina - Sahara Reporters


Breaking: Deputy speaker impeached in Edo - Blueprint


BREAKING: Edo Assembly impeaches deputy speaker, Idiaye - Nigerian Pilot


Breaking: NNPC records 43% drop in oil pipeline vandalism in May - Blueprint


Breaking: Police arrest Revolution now protesters in Osun - Blueprint


BREAKING: Police Release All #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested In Lagos - Sahara Reporters


Broadcasting: Amendment of 6th code will encourage premium content -Lai Moh'd - Nigerian Pilot


Buhari bows! *Agrees to overhaul nation's security apparatus - Nigerian Pilot


Buhari's Love For Terrorists Vs Hatred For Peaceful Protesters By Ajiboye Amos Olakunle - Sahara Reporters


CACOVID donates palliatives to Ekiti citizens - Punch


Cameroon attack: 'It will mark my spirit for the rest of my life - BBC


CAN Commends PMB, Gov Bello Over Gana's Nomination As Ambassador - Leadership


Celebrating Abioduns infrastructural development in Ogun - The Nation


Challenges facing Nigeria can't be solved by decamping to APC ' Ortom - Blueprint


 *SPORTS*


A-League on alert after fan at Newcastle game returns positive Covid test - Yahoo


Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Consultant explains delay in payment of prize money - New Telegraph


Ahmed Musa ponders EPL return - The Sun


Ajagba joins Fury, Pacquiaos boxing team - Punch


Ajax coach ten Hag talks up potential of Ghana international Kudus - Goal


Ake Officially Joins Manchester City For 40m - Complete Sports


Alexis Sanchez exit agreed but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tight-lipped on Jadon Sancho - Yahoo


Alexis Sanchez: Inter Milan set to complete permanent deal for Manchester United forward - BBC


Anxiety grips Anambra FA as NFF 'inaugurates' caretaker committee - Guardian


Arsenal Announce 55-Staff Layoff Plan To Reduce Cost As Covid-19 Crisis Deepens - Complete Sports


Arsenal to cut 55 jobs as COVID-19 bites - Punch


Arsenal To Sack 55 Staff As COVID-19 Hits Revenues - Daily Independent


Arsenal to sack 55 staff as COVID-19 hits revenues - Tribune


Arsenal to sack 55 workers as COVID-19 hits revenues - Punch


Asaba still ready to host Super Eagles qualifiers, says Okowa - Guardian


Bale left out of Real squad for Man City clash - Punch


Bartomeu insists Messi will retire as a Barcelona player 'in three or four years - Goal


Beirut explosion: I thought Id die, says Nigerian footballer - Punch


Belgian Club to Get Part of Napolis Fee for Osimhen - Thisday


Brazilian club Pelotas blames 'third party' for monkey chants broadcast over loudspeaker as part of fake crowd noise - Goal


Brown unsure about severity of Simmons' knee injury - Yahoo


Casemiro: I still get nervous talking to Zidane - Goal


Casemiro: I still get nervous talking to Zidane - Yahoo


Chelsea to offload Victor Moses in summer - The Sun


Chris Silverwood challenges England to reclaim initiative against Pakistan - Yahoo


Cocaine and cannabis use will lead to shorter bans - BBC


Demba Ba's 'stanbul Basaksehir crash out of Europa League - Goal


Dortmund have had 'no contact' with Man Utd over Sancho, says Watzke - Yahoo


Dybala is 2019/20 Italian Serie A MVP - Thisday


Eagles make Top 20 Most Valuable National Team in the world - New Telegraph


Europa League: Ighalo In Action, Moses Benched As Man United, Inter Milan Win, Advance Into Q/Finals - Complete Sports


Europa League: Man United, Inter hit quarter finals - New Telegraph


Europa: Below-Par Man Utd Beat Lask, Qualify For Quarterfinal - Daily Independent


Europa: Lukaku, Eriksen Goals Send Inter Into Quarterfinal - Daily Independent


Europa: Shakhtar Thrash Wolfsburg To Reach Quarterfinals - Daily Independent


Facebook removes Donald Trump post that claimed children 'almost immune' to Covid-19 - Yahoo


Finidi, Cannavaro back Osimhen to shine at Napoli - Vanguard


Fulham are not supposed to be in the Championship ' Paintsil - Goal


If we get fight together, don't worry about Usyk, Joshua tells Fury - Guardian


IGC agog with Ileya Golf Kitty - The Sun


Ighalo fails to eclipse 95-year Manchester United record against LASK - Goal


Ighalo Retained in Man Utds 30-man Europa Squad - Thisday


Inter 2-0 Getafe: Lukaku and Eriksen seal Europa League progress - Goal


Inter boss Conte happy to land Sanchez from Man Utd after 'worst moment' of career - Goal


Inter boss Conte happy to land Sanchez from Man Utd after 'worst moment' of career - Yahoo


Inter chief Marotta confirms permanent signing of Alexis Sanchez - Vanguard


Inter rewarded for getting Sanchez back on track - Conte - Yahoo


Inter striker Lukaku equals Shearer's Europa League record - Vanguard


It's always been easy for me to mix it, some people just don't like the cocktail,' says Rapinoe - CNN


It's always been easy for me to mix it, some people just don't like the cocktail,' says Rapinoe - CNN


Jakobsen in serious but stable condition following Tour of Poland crash - Yahoo


Joshua, Pulev fight confirmed for December O2 - The Sun


Kebano signs contract extension with Fulham - Goal


Khumalo: Why SuperSport United extended ex-Bafana Bafana captain's contract - Tembo - Goal


Leroy Rosenior: Iheanacho can only get better - New Telegraph


Loss of top spot will spur on Rory McIlroy at US PGA, says Nick Dougherty - Yahoo


Lukaku joins Eto'o, Ronaldo and Milito in exclusive Inter club with Europa League goal - Goal


Lukaku shines as Inter reach Europa last eight - Punch


Lukaku wants Inter improvement after Europa League win - Yahoo




PREMIUM TIMES. 



Coronavirus: Nigeria records 457 new cases, 17 deaths https://t.co/K18rJGoVxo


#RevolutionNow: Arrested protesters released in Lagos, Abuja, detained in Osun https://t.co/9kq3mh8MHW


No repentant Boko Haram member has been absorbed into Nigerian military – Presidency https://t.co/BeljGsm5nl


Europa League: Ighalo, Moses through to quarter-finals with United, Inter https://t.co/H1wDyzOW2G


COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, safety of Nigerians is Buhari administration’s priority – Osinbajo https://t.co/rq1Spymhz0


Buhari, Atiku greet BUA chief, Abdul Samad Rabiu, on 60th birthday https://t.co/9ji4c9cz9c


#RevolutionNow: SSS arrests activist, others in Abeokuta https://t.co/pCiVM17PPK


COVID-19 death toll exceeds 700, 000 worldwide https://t.co/2p1uWkr07x


FG raises hate speech fine to N5 million https://t.co/VSF7i6xFix


#RevolutionNow: Agba Jalingo re-arrested as security operatives crackdown on protesters nationwide https://t.co/LPLyHXQU2V


Nigerian University Suspends Student who Hacked Premium Times Website https://t.co/koD2FPeWjz


Nigeria Immigration Service promotes over 3,500 officers https://t.co/5vytudMsDM


Kwara govt. spends N1.6bn on subventions, lecturers’ salaries https://t.co/ZB6TtTfETh


Edo 2020: Integrity, reliability of contestants will determine winner – Wike https://t.co/8wRMML2G9x


Profile: Innocent Ujah, Nigeria’s First-ever Virtually Elected Doctor’s President https://t.co/3rdNsLQUv4


Army says ‘soldiers’ involved in bullion van robbery not its personnel https://t.co/nMLJK7CmFb


Dollar slips as yields dive on recovery worries https://t.co/WwuImOEEW2


COVID-19: Nasarawa govt fumigates schools ahead of resumption https://t.co/wf31ELsTXJ


COVID-19: Gombe farmers get FG’s seed palliative https://t.co/MiP1ysujHg


Nestlé Nigeria appoints new MD https://t.co/UVFsd63h0t


#RevolutionNow: Nigeria’s secret police re-arrest Bakare, others in Osogbo https://t.co/0xeXziyVoB


What May Have Caused Beirut Explosion – Defence Council https://t.co/fnMSkS6xnJ


OSIWA Donates Ambulance To Aid Yobe’s COVID-19 Response https://t.co/PTrGglKnk7


COVID-19: Australia records deadliest day of pandemic https://t.co/If0fjQ5y12


Risks of COVID-19 infection through breastfeeding negligible —WHO https://t.co/CRsKW56EbJ


Major fuel price increase looms in Nigeria https://t.co/TlAu59JBU8


#RevolutionNow: Police Disperse Protesters in Lagos https://t.co/w9NOB21ePD


Magu: Again, IGP redeploys senior police officers from EFCC https://t.co/yLKXa8Fvyl


Buhari congratulates new NMA President, Innocent Ujah https://t.co/b8QiLx7Z7A


Gombe govt donates 230 hectares of land for establishment of Air Force base https://t.co/A3QZPL9n5q


Ex-lawmaker emerges Ondo PDP chairman https://t.co/Xb3XdZ5G2j


Fulham back in EPL after Bryan’s extra time double in playoff final https://t.co/YE2tWFgz2I


Bank Robbery: Police arrest 3 more suspects in Oyo https://t.co/mOt18UDTnG


FG to resume Digital Switch Over roll out – Lai Mohammed https://t.co/E7L9otj1SW


PPMC fixes ex-depot price of petrol at N138.62 per litre https://t.co/BmuWc6GhxU


73 dead, 2,750 injured in Lebanon explosion, UN reacts https://t.co/nvGo59Gbka


NDDC paid ‘scholarship grants’ to MD, directors – Senate report https://t.co/1eGIxVZPYh

Saturday, 1 August 2020

NEWSPAPER REVIEW

*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY 1ST AUGUST 2020*



*THE NATION*


Dirge from our lockup

Trendy adire styles

Do you prefer to be his woman or his kept-woman

Sex issues that can destroy your relationship

Dayo Amusa: Actresses make themselves vulnerable in sex-for-roles drama

Lets support govts action on coronavirus

Wike distributes protective kits to 257 schools

Kano: 360 Islamic clerics pray against virus, insecurity

How COVID doctor Stella Immanuel was sued for alleged malpractice after patients death

OUI chancellor calls for dissolution of task force

Ebonyi governor recovers from COVID-19

Rattled Johnson sends police after social distancing, mask wearing violators

COVID-19: FG receives medical supplies worth N26bn from EU, UN

2023: Will Otti dump APGA

Bauchis manna from heaven

Ndume right on Boko Haram deradicalisation

Im set to remarry Obey

Love me in spite of my wrinkles

Leadership and the value of emotional intelligence


*VANGUARD*


Nigerian govt officials, staff didn't sell 48 million barrels of stolen oil ' NNPC

Police detain cop over alleged rape of widow without face mask in Rivers

Boko Haram terrorists fire mortars in Maiduguri, 2 Killed, 16 Injured

Sallah: Religious, community leaders have role to play to curb spread of COVID-19, says Virologist

Edo 2020: NUJ condemns violence, partner Yiaga Africa on election

Edo 2020: Deputy governor preaches self-sacrifice at Eid-del-Kabir

Eid-el Kabir: Pray for peace, unity of Nigeria, Lawmaker urges Muslims

30 Nigerian ladies in Lebanon appeal for rescue

Sallah: FIRS extends deadline for tax filing by 1 week

Minimum wage: Ekiti workers begin 3-day warning strike Monday

NDDC Probe: CSOs to Akpabio, publish names of NGOs as contract beneficiaries

Outrage as Boko Haram victims blast govt

Zimbabwe: Protesters arrested at banned anti-government march

Sallah in pictures

Face mask defaulters risk six-month jail term from August 4 in Ogun state

Ten civilians killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad

Aremu preaches sacrifice at Sallah

Dogara's defection in perspective

I've created connection between people and govt in Edo ' Obaseki

NDDC PROBE: Akpabio, IMC, lawmakers hiding something ' N'Delta stakeholders

EDO 2020: It's my time to govern Edo ' Ize-Iyamu

What Sam Momah said about Nigeria before he died Wednesday

Edo 2020:My loyalty to Obaseki sacrosanct, says Shaibu

Oshiomhole insulted me in 2016 because he was marketing bad product, says Ize-Iyamu

Presidency: Tinubu, others should allow South East take its turn ' Edwin Clark

Akwa Ibom PDP is model of Party Politics in Nigeria, Says Gov Emmanuel

2023 Presidency: Mamman Daura has no qualification, experience to give directives ' Edwin Clark

Adegbite's Gold Finger


*THISDAY*


StarTimes Partners Brands to Reward Customers

Banks Squeezed as CBN Shores up Naira

NNPC, FIRST E&Ps Abigail-Joseph FPSO Arrives Nigeria

New Molfix Air Dry Diaper Hits the Shelves

FoodCo Expands Clothing, Personal Care Business

Thierry Bollor Announced as CEO of JLR

MASKING THE UNMASK

Kingsley Holgate Foundation Reunites with Land Rover Defender

Dignity Finance Records 150 Per cent Profit Increase

Corps Marshal Appreciates Gov Matawalles Ford Rangers Donation

Buhari Admits Security Situation Very Disturbing, Tells Military to do Better

Mamman Daura and Southern Presidency

Tambuwal, Obaseki, Others Call for Violence-free Campaigns, Election in Edo

While They Prey on Us.

Tribute to the Parakoyi of Ibadanland, Bode Akindele

Hadiza Bala-Usman and the Nigerian Calamity

Basketball Stars Go Frenzy on StarTimes as NBA Returns

Joshua Backs Tysons Ring Return

Cameroons Italia 90 Captain Stephen Tataw Dies

Napoli Seal Record 50m Deal for Osimhen

Leeds Utd Turn Searchlight on Nigeria Striker Dennis

Kadiri Attah New Kid on the Block

Again,Arsenal, Chelsea Lock Horns in FA Cup Final Derby

Josh Maja Torn between West Ham and Rangers

Swiss Prosecutors Launch Legal Proceedings against FIFA Boss

Everton to Offer Iwobi Plus Cash to Crystal Palace for Zaha

Mertens Vows to Help Osimhen Settle in at Napoli


*PUNCH*


Akeredolu meets Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, over Ondo election

Edo 2020: APC kicks as Wike berates Ize-Iyamu

My father was stoned, burnt to death Son of village head killed in Akwa Ibom community crisis

Fasanmi instructed us to bury him in same tomb with mum Folabi, son

Before StardomWith Tosin Ibitoye

My dad was persuaded to drink gin that killed him Son of deceased Akwa Ibom youth president

My marriagewith Mustapha Sholagbade

Before stardom with Tosin Ibitoye

My favourite with Jephthah Bowoto (Akpororo)

Eavesdropper: WASSCE amid COVID-19

Ondo poll: Akeredolu, Jegede battle post-primary crises

Nobody deserves such pressure

Sickle cell and addiction

Tips to help kids cope during this holiday season

Sexual purity can place the world at your feet

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu, Tinubu meet

Many public assets not actively managed Aganga

NNPC replies whistleblower, denies 48-million-barrel-oil theft

Eid-El Kabir: Errors push PoS failed payments to 23%

Zenith to reward customers

Senate probes fresh multi-billion naira fraud in NDDC

Reps condemn attack on Borno gov, insist on service chiefs removal

Why we take loans from China Amaechi

Sallah: Muslims shun social distancing rule in Katsina, Bauchi, Yobe

Many governors didnt win electionsMethodist Prelate

Human trafficking: Nigerians no longer in denial, says NAPTIP

Sanwo-Olu opens Lagos face mask factory

Killings: FG deploys over 7,000 operatives in Borno, Southern Kaduna


*DAILY TRUST*


Airlines ineptitude: How long can this continue

Challenges in corporate governance in Nigeria and post-COVID-19 pandemic

Serial killer' declared wanted after hacking two people in Ogun

Attack: Fear grips Plateau community as gunmen 'vow to return

Court blocks Trump's policy barring poor immigrants

U.S expands metal sanctions on Iran

Control 12 risk factors to prevent dementia

6 benefits of watermelon

PROBLEM: Dry skin' Try: watermelon face mask

BARKA DA SALLAH ON EID EL KABIR 1441

Multiple taxes, bills choke Nigerians amidst pay cuts, pandemic

COVID-19: How to recover lost jobs

COVID-19: 'B2B marketing key for success in 5G commercialization

How Super Eagles players performed in Europe's top leagues

John Wakili: Why WACO Academy didn't benefit from Omeruo, Rabiu's transfer to Europe

Arsenal to sign 'New Cristiano Ronaldo' for just 18m

PHOTOS: Napoli unveil Nigeria's most expensive footballer, Victor Osimhen

OFFICIAL: Osimhen joins Napoli from Lille

Troubles for Newcastle United after Saudi take-over fails

Liverpool CEO to step down next month

FA Cup: Chelsea get Kante, Willian boost ahead of Arsenal clash

FIFA: Blatter wants Infantino suspended


*THE SUN*


Uwajumogu will restore Okigwe's lost glory 'Nwosu

Restructuring, power rotation nonsense 'Prof. Usman Yusuf

Extend corruption probe to members of the cabal 'Abdulkarim Dayaibu

How Igbo can get 2023 presidency ' Idika Kalu

Ize-Iyamu hails Edo NMA chairman, Omokhua

Plateau Reps member urges Lalong, security agents to foil proposed turbaning of Samaila Abdullahi in Bukuru

Edo guber: Obaseki alleges plot to intimidate, arrest supporters

APC will govern Nigeria beyond 2023, says woman leader

2023: Halt unnecessary reactions to Daura's personal view, NPP urges Ndigbo

Fixtures August 4

Napoli confirms Osimhen deal

Club, Maradona celebrate Nigerian star

Sports Ministry faults Gusau on Appeal Court ruling

Joshua, Pulev fight'll happen this year

Blatter calls for Infantino's suspension

FA Cup: Arsenal not scared of Chelsea, says Mikel Arteta

NBA players protest racial injustice

Newcastle United back to square one after Saudi take-over bid fails

Former FIFA President Blatter calls for Infantino's suspension

Uzodimma felicitates Muslims on Eid-el-kabir

COVID-19: EU, UN donate 270 cubic meters of medical supplies to Nigeria

4 killed, 6 injured in Niger road crash

Four occupants found dead in Delta apartment, another in coma

Sanwo-olu commissions first indigenous medical face mask factory in Lagos

Insecurity: Reps minority caucus restates call for sack of service chiefs

Death toll in Maiduguri mortar attacks rises to 6

Keep your vigilantes in the North, Igbo group warns Miyetti Allah

Northern governors condemn attack on Borno govs convoy


*GUARDIAN*


Ekiti workers to begin three-day warning strike on Monday

Obiano signs N114.9b 2020 revised budget

10 dead, five rescued, four missing in Lagos boat mishap

Factory suspends production over death of UI student

Over 100 Benue varsity lecturers decry non-payment of nine-month salaries

Shehu, Borno Governor, others attend Eid prayers amid terrorist attacks

Eid Al-Kabir: Muslims settle for last-minute purchases in Ogun

US teen charged as 'mastermind' in epic Twitter hack

Blacks Lives Matter

Flamengo hire former Guardiola assistant Torrent as coach

Spot-on Nani fires Orlando into MLS restart semis

Hope fades as Kaduna killings continue

Napoli confirm signing '50m Osimhen from Lille

Adekunle Gold Ready With Afro-Pop Vol. 1

Buhari pledges more resources to deal with insecurity

Stolen crude': N47. 6b fraud averted at NNPC, says Afe Babalola

Linda Osifo'Nollywood diva remembers Little Saints

Nigerian fans divided over Arsenal vs Chelsea FA Cup clash

To end girl-child abuse, we must begin to raise our boys differently


*DAILY TIMES*


EDITORIAL: Mass resignation from the Army

Miyetti Allahs vigilante group not welcomed in South East Igbo Council

Covid-19: 4 test positive in Ilorin after attending night Club

NDelta Leader Recommends Ex-EFCC Chairman to Head NDDC Probe

Cowrie FM founder, Thomas Willy is dead

Weve done more for Nigerias security than past administration- Buhari

Im innocent, all allegations against me are untrue-Magu

Southeast should produce next President- Ohanaeze Ndigbo

You have never held any notable political appointment Clark fires at Daura

Covid-19: I have no intentions to oppress Nigerians Buhari

Trump represents an unjustifiable leadership failure Biden

Coronavirus: 10 die drinking sanitiser after Indian state shuts liquor shops

Coronavirus: Vietnam records first death

Coronavirus: Cain, US ex-presidential candidate is dead

NAFDAC speaks on reported Coronavirus herbal cure

UK signs up for 60m doses of potential Coronavirus Vaccine

WHO fears possible rise of COVID-19 infections during Sallah

Maiduguri Boko Haram Attack Death Toll Rises to 6

4 dies, 6 injures, in Niger Auto Crash on Sallah Day

Nigeria Legion Mourns Kwara State Governors Father

Eid-El-Kabir: Ganduje frees 29 inmates

Women trapped in Lebanon appeal for rescue

Weddings up to 30 guests no longer allowed in England -Boris Johnson

Hong Kong postpones election for 1 year after spike in Covid-19 cases

Police detains cop over alleged rape of widow in Rivers State

Tears as Nigerian Students on NDDC Scholarship On Brink Of Deportation

Breaking: Napoli Confirm Victor Osimhen Signing

Arteta Speaks On Aubameyangs Stay at Arsenal


*DAILY INDEPENDENT*


COVID-19: Obiano Signs N114.9 Billion Anambra's 2020 Revised Budget Into Law

Eid-el-kabir: Lawmaker Tasks Constituents On Love, Respect For COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Zenith Bank Rewards Customers With Massive Giveaways In 'Zenith Beta Life' Promo

Gov Ortom Orders BSU Management To Pay New Lecturers 8 Months Salaries

Delta Judiciary Disposes 1,056 Cases In First Quarter

COVID-19: Oyo Govt Adjusts School Calendar

Ize-Iyamu Congratulates Edo NMA Chairman, Dr. Harrison Omokhua

LASG Charges Residents To Be Mindful Of Cleaner Environment

Coalition Reaches 2,561 Households In Abuja, Gombe, 7 Other States With Palliative

Eid-El-Kabir: PDP Urges Nigerians To Rekindle Hope, Trust In God

Eid-El-Kabir: Kogi Speaker Urges Prayers For Nigeria's Prosperity

Orji Kalu Mourns Fasanmi

Facebook Smashes Quarterly Revenue Forecasts

Europe's Economies Record Crashes In Second Quarter

Gold Price Increase Rs750 To Rs123,500 Per Tola

Amazon Gets FCC Approval For $10bn Internet Satellite Constellation Launch

Bank Of America Defers US$7.7B Commercial Loans Amid Pandemic

I'm A Product Of Diverse Inspirations ' Ojo

Why I Left Banking For Teaching Profession ' Savage

Florida 17yr-Old, 2 Others Charged For Masterminding Twitter Hack

[Video]WHO'S YOUR FAVOURITE BIG BROTHER NAIJA 2020 HOUSEMATES' |TV Independent

Birmingham City Appoint Aitor Karanka As Manager On 3yr Contract

Arsenal Not Haunted By Europa League Loss To Chelsea, Says Arteta

LeBron James Hopes NBA Return Can 'Spread Love Throughout The World

Motorists, Commuters Express Ordeal On Closure Of Third Mainland Bridge

Taliban Announce Eid Ceasefire After Bloody Spring

Germany's Defense Minister Describes U.S Troop Withdrawal As 'Regrettable

Teens Jailed For Manslaughter


*TRIBUNE*


Boko Haram mortar attack in Maiduguri kills seven people

114 years after, US organisation apologises for putting African man on display in zoo

Naira Marley has delivered on his promise of N1m to me 'Actor, Jude Chukwuka

What to do about hepatitis B when pregnant

A Spicy Sallah with Mutton pepper soup

Baby oil uses you never knew

Rekindle love through couple's photo shoot

De-radicalisation' of terrorists doesn't work

Iluku hill protected Ago-Are people from Dahomey attack 'Oba Kofoworola

What is your take on public display of affection

Oshiomhole's jolly ride in raw realism

Nigeria records new 462 COVID-19 cases, total now 43,151

Vietnam records first COVID-19 death after virus re-emerges ' state media

Nigerian farmers lifted by N105bn funding, 400,000 jobs created ' NIRSAL

Amber, BRT collaborate to ease commuting in Lagos


*BLUE PRINT*


Int'l Taekwondo tourney: NSSF beats deadline, registers 43 athletes

In Ebonyi, Umahi tests negative for Coronavirus

Top world Taekwondo leader suffers heart attack, moments after intensive surgery

As Southern Kaduna boils

Zenith Bank begins Zenith Beta Life promo

Former 36 Lion attacker, Oto qualifies FC Prishtina for Europa Cup

Eid-el-Kabir: Remain resilient, hopeful ' SWAN tells Muslim faithful

A lost anti-corruption war is a lost future II

TAPP releases 2020 longlist

Two African writers long listed for Booker Prize

10 dead, 3 missing in Lagos boat accident

Ogun police declare serial killer Spartan wanted

Bandits butcher farmer near Birnin Gwari

Eid el-Kabir: Aremu tasks leaders on sacrifice

Muslims hold Eid in Mosques, Oyetola prays with family, aides

NYO seeks National Centre for Youth Devt

Eid el-Kabir: El-Rufai felicitates with Muslims, urges peace

PDP mourns Afenifere leader, Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi

4 perish in Niger auto crash

Covid-19: FG gets N26bn medical supplies from EU, UN

Blaq Diamond offers 50% discount to fashionistas

EFCC, NDDC graft: Appointees betrayed our trust ' Buhari

Eid -El-Kabir: CUPP calls for peaceful co-existence

Breaking: Travelling bus crashes along Lokoja-Abuja highway, passengers burnt beyond recognition on Sallah day

How to end Covid-19 pandemic ' Ajanaku

360 Kano Islamic clerics pray against Covid-19, insecurity

APC 'll rule beyond 2023, take over Edo, Anambra ' Woman leader

Kogi gov Bello vows sustained onslaught on criminals


*SPORTS*


81m Napoli deal: How Lagos hawker became Africas costliest footballer - Punch

Again,Arsenal, Chelsea Lock Horns in FA Cup Final Derby - Thisday

Anambra FA election and NFF's penchant for crisis - New Telegraph

Antonio Brown: Former Patriots wide receiver suspended for eight games - BBC

Aribo Wins Rangers' Young Player Of The Year Award - Complete Sports

Arsenal must replicate Chelsea's winning mentality, says Arteta - Goal

Arsenal Not Haunted By Europa League Loss To Chelsea, Says Arteta - Daily Independent

Arsenal ready to offer Aubameyang new 250,000-a-week deal - Peoples Daily

Arsenal skipper Aubameyang is 'an important one to keep', says Toure - Goal

Arsenal to sign 'New Cristiano Ronaldo' for just 18m - Daily Trust

Arteta optimistic FA Cup final won't be Aubameyang's final game for Arsenal - Vanguard

Arteta Speaks On Aubameyangs Stay at Arsenal - Daily Times

Balogun set for Rangers debut against Aberdeen - Punch

Baseball commissioner warns he might end season if coronavirus isn't managed better, ESPN reports - CNN

Basketball Stars Go Frenzy on StarTimes as NBA Returns - Thisday

Birmingham City Appoint Aitor Karanka As Manager On 3yr Contract - Daily Independent

Blacks Lives Matter - Guardian

Blatter calls for Infantino's suspension - The Sun

BREAKING: Liverpool CEO, Peter Moore to leave the club - Daily Times

Breaking: Napoli Confirm Victor Osimhen Signing - Daily Times

Cameroon legend Stephen Tataw passes away at 57 - Goal

Cameroons Italia 90 Captain Stephen Tataw Dies - Thisday

Charlton Threaten Legal Action as Sheffield Wednesday Handed Points Deduction for 2020/21 Season - FTBpro

Club, Maradona celebrate Nigerian star - The Sun

Complete rubbish' to say players don't care about FA Cup, insists three-time winner Walcott - Goal

Everton to Offer Iwobi Plus Cash to Crystal Palace for Zaha - Thisday

Exclusive: Arsenal's Pepe can still follow Salah example - Abiodun - Goal

Exclusive: Ghana's Twumasi tips Chelsea for FA Cup despite defensive worries - Goal

Sunday, 26 July 2020

News Update

*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR SUNDAY 26TH JULY 2020*



*THE NATION*


NEDC N100b probe politically motivated, will fail NEDA

Experts weigh impact of pandemic on women

COVID-19 has affected birth registration National Population Commission says

Foundation to empower Special People during and post pandemic

Reps new agenda reflecting new realities Gbajabiamila

COVID-19: 10 die from Abuja National Hospital isolation centre

Im a product of grace, says gospel singer

FG suspends increase in NIPOST license fees

Lockdown: Uncertainty cant define believers Adefarasin

First families find rapprochement

No APC candidate yet for Lagos East Senatorial by-election

US Navy honours Nigerian-born officer for managing $45m

Hard times as private school owners, teachers groan under COVID-19 vacation

Its witchcraft to choose to be full-time housewife

How on earth was NIJ House rechristened so quickly

Gaining perspective

How Ondo PDP primary was lost and won

Senate seat: Ikorodu makes bold moves in Lagos East

Civil war years my worst on earth Momah

Edo 2020: Ripples in APC, PDP over Oshiomholes homecoming

Chika Okorafor Aneke: I am a creative semi-tiger mum

COVID-19: Ministry partners private sector for App Development Challenge

Impacting lives of mother, child through social investment

PDP and her myopic view on Osun health sector

Women and the political imperatives of validated voices


*VANGUARD*


Buhari's generousity toward IDPs deserves special commendation ' Bagudu

Stakeholders seek investment in human capital to harness oceans' $24 trillion resources

Enugu NMA suspends chairman over alleged abuse of office

APC group tackles Makinde over N100bn bond

Buhari applauds Nigerians in Diaspora's development contribution

Third Mainland Bridge repairs: FRSC allays fears as motorists queue for switchover

Rainstorm kills 7, destroys several houses in Niger

Brazil records over 50,000 Covid-19 cases for third consecutive day

World Bank approves 150 mln USD to boost secondary education in rural Uganda

Gbajabiamila condoles Kwara Governor over father's death

OSINOWO: Succession pendulum swings towards Epe

Modern issues in telemedicine and insurance in Nigeria

Third Mainland Bridge Closure: FG, Lagos allay fears on gridlock scare

N100bn probe against NEDC, politically motivated, will fail ' NEDA

Strike:Resident doctors extend ultimatum for 3 weeks

Machetes-wielding bandits kill 7 in Kaduna

Senate President condoles with Kwara Governor over father's death

N7.5bn grant: TETFund to involve private institutes, non-state entities on research ' Bogoro

PDP urges media not to play politics with fight against corruption

Edo 2020: We are sure of victory, Obaseki assures, unveils MEGA plan

Edo Poll: Obaseki deserves second tenure ' Okowa

Edo 2020: Gov.Tambuwal warns against rigging, tasks INEC on credible elections

N100bn bond: APC group tackles Makinde

AFTERMATH OF ONDO PDP PRIMARY: Senator sacks 92 aides

We will not accept rigging in Edo election ' PDP

Lack of fresh ideas fueling leadership failure in Nigeria ' Fmr NASS Dep Speaker

Defection: PDP expresses shock as Dogara gets support of kinsmen

Defection: PDP express shock as Dogara gets support of kinsmen


*THISDAY*


Ali Baba, NDDC, National Assembly And the 40 Thieves

NBCs Sixth Code and Threat to Businesses

For Nigerias Creative Industry, Its Breath of Fresh Air

Beyond Yugudas Plan for Nigerian Capital Market

MELE KYARI: Fuel Subsidy is a Misallocation of Resources, Benefitting the Rich

Technology Will Propel Nigeria into a New Era

Tambuwal: I Taught Obaseki How to Demobilise Edo Godfathers

Jegede: W Will Stop APC from Rigging 2020 Election

Seven Days in Zamfara

The Truth About The Rise of Witchcraft in Africa

Tinubu, Aregbesola and South West Politics

At the National Assembly, Its Been a Dramatic July

Tambuwal: Refocusing Governance to Fight Poverty

Banditry as Katsinas Booming Industry

Edo 2020: Obasekis Needless Virulent Attacks on Okunbo

Gov. Akeredolus Date with Destiny

Prince Julius Adewale Adelusi-Adeluyi, A Quintessential Gentlemans Gentleman at 80

Weep Not for the Niger Delta

Comedy Season

Good Night My Dear Isa Funtua


*PUNCH*


Despite COVID-19, Enugu community sources water from filthy river

I contracted COVID-19 from eating with people, not observing social distancing Owode, Osun agency boss

Poll: PDP considers Ondo deputy gov as Jegedes running mate

Buhari came into government without tested programmes Yakasai

No candidate yet for Lagos-East by-election APC

Obaseki promoting divisive politics Ize-Iyamu

I want my children, grandchildren to be greater musicians Ebenezer Obey

Friends, families celebrate Soyinka, Alakija, Osinbajo, Obi, others

Moments of joy in Oba Akinruntans family

Prayers as Fayemi battles COVID-19

Golden jubilee: Oniru marks first birthday on the throne

NDDC probe looks like reality show House of Reps spokesman, Kalu

Teachers were powerful, respected in the past Buba, retired headmaster

Oyetola/Aregbesola feud taking toll on governance in Osun Akanfe, PDP acting chair

Some of our members died, others developed different ailments Adamu, Chairman, Bauchi poly pensioners

Im not confident police will handle my case without bias Father of 22-year-old Imo man killed by cop over face mask

Patients groan as Federal Government-owned LUTH makes them buy medical supplies for surgery

What Nigeria should do to stay polio-free Funsho, Rotary committee chairman

We cannot eradicate godfatherism Agol, Edo NNPP governorship candidate

Edo gov battle intensifies, Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu return to trenches

Theres no crisis, division in Osun APC Famoodun, Osun APC chair

How it feels after life in a ventilator

Mixed metaphors: New forensic jokes

NIJ mourns Isa Funtua

Isolation centres vulnerable without oxygen plant Physicians

Most brain tumours caused by food, radiation, others Neurosurgeon

Discover the health benefits of apara (Pentaclethra macrophylla)

How high healthcare cost pushes Nigerians further into poverty, untimely death


*DAILY TRUST*


Citizens won't pay for mega bank debtors

Edo: Those who'll slug it out with Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu

Still on APC and Tinubu's chances in 2023

APC crisis and Buni's exceptional approach

China shuts Houston consulate

Israeli helicopters target Syrian military sites

Early life stress is associated with youth-onset depression for some types of stress but not others

People with depression have stronger emotional responses to negative memories

COVID-19: Oyo overtakes Lagos, records 191 daily new cases

Nigeria's COVID-19 cases hit 39,539 as NCDC confirms 591 new cases

Mixed Metaphors: New Forensic Jokes

Eid-el Kabir: Border closure, exchange rate jerk ram prices

Man Utd, Chelsea, Leicester battle for Champions League tickets as EPL ends today

Saka faces dilemma over International career

Lagos vaccinates horses ahead of Polo reopening

Formula 1 returns to Portugal after a 24-year absence


*THE SUN*


Mixed feelings over performance of Service Chiefs

NASS involvement in contracts an aberration 'Sen. Anthony Adeniyi

Nigerian politics ugly, dubious 'Hon. Agbonayinma

How Orji Kalu, T. A Orji war started 'Umeh Kalu, Ex-Abia Attorney General

Ondo guber: AA threatens to take over from Akeredolu

2023: Imeobi Forum canvasses support for Igbo Presidency

Ondo guber: Ajayi romances Mimiko, may dump PDP for ZLP

10 injured as Akeredolu supporters allegedly attack students in Ondo

Anenih's kinsmen abandon Obaseki

Edo 2020: Obaseki unveils MEGA, says he's sure of victory

Pinnick: Osimhen'll beat Maradona's Napoli records

UCL ticket: Iheanacho, Ndidi tackle Ighalo

Simy's brace sends Crotone to Serie A

It's tough choosing between Nigeria, England 'Saka

Maja targets history with Super Eagles

Halep to miss Palermo Ladies Open

Ejidike condoles with Abdul- Razaq's family

Organisers rule KO out of Tyson's exhibition fight

Today Fixtures, Sunday 26, 2020

PSG confirm Mbappe has ankle sprain, give no update on return

Sound corporate governance code a panacea to organisational crisis ' IoD

Insurers must adopt technology to reposition industry ' SystemSpecs

Buharis honesty, vision, stabilising Nigeria Gov Uzodimma

Wike to FIRS: 6% stamp dutyll hurt tenants

Campaign flag-off: Scores injured, cars damaged as Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu supporters clash at Oba of Benin palace

Navy flags-off 30-day sea maneuver in Lagos

Uzodimma assures FAAN of support for Owerri Airport

Lalong rejoices with DG ITF, Ari, over his re-appointment


*GUARDIAN*


Edo guber: Okunbo's travails, concerns for peaceful campaigns

Ngige's insufferable arrogance, ingratitude

Lagos Assembly struggling with pretended harmony

Confirmed COVID-19 patients in Cross River stranded

APC group slams Makinde over proposed N100b bond

Ondo 2020: Deputy Governor allegedly meets Mimiko, eyes ZLP ticket

Akwa Ibom moves to boost agro-based economy

Step down for probe, group tells LASPOTECH acting rector

El-Rufai imposes 24-hour curfew on two councils

Rio de Janeiro cancels New Year's Eve festivities over virus

Three killed as microlight plane crashes into house in Germany

Saka in dilemma over choice of country for international career

Drama in store on Premier League's final day

Fights for Europe, relegation in Premier League final day

Osimhen's impending move to Napoli excites Buhari - Envoy

Silva Bows out with last game against Norwich City

Lukaku double pulls Inter Milan second in Serie A

Ojediran Fatiah: Singing to uplift young Nigerians

Right on target

Blame your leaders for the menace

FG's promise to pay private school teachers

The legacies of Primate Nicholas Okoh

Stir good trouble

How NASS probe threatens NDDC forensic audit

Magu's curious complaint about media trial - Part 2

COVID-19: Its effects on church worship and ministry ' Ireoba

Bayelsa new CP Resumes, vows to combat crime, violence

Abuja-Kaduna railway services to resume July 29


*DAILY TIMES*


Halt Implementation Of New Charges Minister To NIPOST

Abdulrasaqs Death Great Loss To Nigerian Progressives Community APC Govs

Nigerian-Born Lt.Victor Agunbiade Honoured For Managing Largest US Disbursement Of $45m

Native doctor swindles robbers of money made from robbing

Magus probe shows no allegation of corruption can be swept under the carpet in Buharis govt Malami

Relocate Repentant Boko Haram to Aso Rock Borno residents

BREAKING: Father of Kwara governor dies at 93

Renaissance Coalition seeks NDDC board, dissolution of IMC

Tanure Ojaide Alleges Conspiracy Of Silence Over NDDC Scandal

Rape Allegation: Dbanj Cleared By Police, Reaches Agreement With Seyitan

Max Ehrich: 5 Things to Know About Demi Lovatos Fiance


*DAILY INDEPENDENT*


Everlasting Gospel Delivered By The Holy Father (3)

Concerns Over Anwuzie's Ailing Health

Govt Promoting Anti-Christ Policies, Says Oyedepo

Buhari's Double Standard On Insecurity, Security Chiefs

APC Mourns Abdulrasaq's Father

PDP Urges Media Not To Play Politics With Fight Against Corruption

Nigerian Envoy In South Africa Inaugurates NICASA Board Of Trustees

COVID-19: Reps Determined To Cushion Effects Of Pandemic' Gbajabiamila

Sanwo-Olu Inspects Work On Third Mainland Bridge, Urges Motorists On Patience

EKSG Introduces Teaching Of ICT From Primary School, Reviews Laws

Lawan Commiserates With Kwara Governor Over Father's Death

Saraki, Ahmed, Ajuloopin Condole With AbdulRazaq Over Father's Death

Tinubu Condoles With Kwara Governor Over Father's Death

Promotion Of Policemen And The Need To Improve Services

NITDA, Computer Manufacturers Push For Local Content Patronage

CAC Explains Reasons For New Policy On Company Registration Certificate Delivery

NIPOST Reviews Operations Of Courier, Logistics Services

PenCom Cautious Of Pension Fund Investment Channels ' Acting Director General

Insurers Leverage Technology For Business Continuity

COVID-19: Digital Transformation Vital To Future Of Insurance Industry

Tour Operator, Stakeholders Bemoan Poor Road Infrastructure

Man Shot Inside Hotel Lobby After Altercation With Detectives

COVID-19: Tourists Still Shun Southern Europe's Canary Islands despite incentives

Radisson Blu Hotel To Debut In Abuja, Expands Chain In Africa

Lukaku Equals 70-Year Serie A Record

Gareth Bale Was 'Mad' At Real Madrid For Transfer U-Turn, Toni Kroos claims

Inter Brand Lionel Messi Rumors 'Fantasy Football

Liverpool Premier League Prize Money 'To Be Reduced


*TRIBUNE*


The People's Republic: Constitutional basis

Nigeria records 438 COVID-19 cases, total now 39,977

Poor background doesn't foreclose your success, cleric charges youths

Sanwo-Olu inspects work on Third Mainland Bridge, urges motorists to be patient

El Rufai supports hike in train fare as FG approves for N6000 Business class

10 persons killed in flood disaster in Niger

Edo 2020: Obaseki flags off campaign today

Kwara Speaker condoles gov Abdulrazaq, family over father's demise

Kwara governor's dad, AGF Abdul-Razaq SAN dies at 93

Xavi tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Qatar league restart

Three races of humankind: What God tells Nigerians

How Nigerian leaders should be judged 'Omole, ex-OAU VC

Expensive rams: How banditry, insecurity have affected cost of livestock

Of harmless and harmful (II)

COVID-19 ban: Secret service, mobile evangelism take over Lagos

Coronavirus will soon be over, says Foursquare GO, Aboyeji

The legacies of Primate Nicholas Okoh

Making sense of anti-corruption war

No dead body in heaven

National Assembly (Theatre)


*BLUE PRINT*


We left APC because of their lawlessness ' Obaseki

Saka: Arsenal teenager in dilemma over international career

Party deregistration: More judgments affirm INEC's position

How Osun 'nurtures' health complications for women in the face of COVID-19

Pictures: Hoodlums unleash mayhem as Obaseki kicks off campaign ahead Edo guber poll

Breaking: Osimhen completes Napoli switch, becomes costliest African player

New Bayelsa CP reads riot act to criminals, policemen

Arotile: NAF hands over suspects to Police

AAC condemns killings in Southern Kaduna, Katsina, others

CUPP calls for end to killings across the country

COVID-19: Ebonyi flags off distribution of palliatives in LGAs

Air force kills several bandits, destroys camps in Zamfara

Arotile: Female police officers pay condolence visit to Air Chief

Community policing: We still need state police- Makinde insists

Revealed! Facts emerge on collapsed building in Abuja

Govt negligence costing Nigeria millions of job, huge gains in maritime industry'Expert

Ekiti introduces ICT teaching to primary schools

Kaduna: Again, gunmen kill 10 in fresh Jema'a, Kaura attacks

Breaking: Abuja -Kaduna train service resumes next week ' Minister

APC governors commiserate with AbdulRazaq over father's death

Breaking: 9 rescued as 3-storey building collapses in Abuja, many still trapped

3 cops in video dehumanising woman in custody ' Police

Barutem indigenes condole governor AbdulRazaq over father's death

Ondo gov: Ongoing reconciliation 'll earn APC victory ' Shina Peller

Ondo is a must win for APC ' Ex-gov Aliero

Breaking: Kwara state governor's Dad is dead

FG, stakeholders kick against cancer registry


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A pig's head and riot police: Football's most controversial transfer - CNN

Al Sadd's Xavi 'perfectly fine' after testing positive for COVID-19 - Vanguard

Alexi Pappas wants to make sure 'the complete person is happening - CNN

Antonio Conte Responds to Rumours Linking Lionel Messi With Inter Switch - FTBpro

Aribo on target as Rangers round off pre-season with Coventry City victory - Goal

Aribo Scores Again In Rangers' Friendly Win vs Coventry City - Complete Sports

Barcelona move not keeping Pjanic out of Juventus team ' Sarri - Vanguard

Breonna Taylor: Players dedicate WNBA season to black woman killed by police - BBC

Buhari delighted with Osimhens imminent Napoli move, says ambassador - Punch

Champions League spots up for grabs on final day in Premier League - CNN

Champions Liverpool end historic season at Newcastle - Punch

Conte likes Inter's links to Barca superstar Lionel Messi - Yahoo

Conte: There isn't a madman in the world who wouldn't want Messi - Goal

Conte: There isn't a madman in the world who wouldn't want Messi - Yahoo

Coronavirus: Reds' Davidson contracts COVID-19 after playing MLB opener - Yahoo

COVID-19: Xavi tests positive ahead of Qatar league restart - New Telegraph

COVID-19: Xavi Tests Positive, Ahead Of Qatar League Restart - Daily Independent

Donald Trump golfs with NFL great Brett Favre at Bedminster club - Yahoo

Donald Trump golfs with NFL great Brett Favre at Bedminster club - Yahoo

Down to the wire as curtains fall on COVID-19 ravaged Premier League - New Telegraph

Drama in store on Premier League's final day - Guardian

Ejidike condoles with Abdul- Razaq's family - The Sun

FA Selangor want to build on 'Local Giants'' vote of confidence, fans' goodwill - Goal

FA Selangor want to build on 'Local Giants'' vote of confidence, fans' goodwill - Yahoo

FIF election: FIFPro suspends Ivory Coast for not supporting Drogba's candidacy - Goal

Fights for Europe, relegation in Premier League final day - Guardian

Formula 1 returns to Portugal after a 24-year absence - Daily Trust

Gareth Bale Was 'Mad' At Real Madrid For Transfer U-Turn, Toni Kroos claims - Daily Independent

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