News Headline August 11th from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Headline August 11 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers NATION   *Boosting local capacity in military wares, hi-tech *Unveiling multi-level Oshodi multi-terminalsHeadline August 11 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

NATION

*Boosting local capacity in military wares, hi-tech
*Unveiling multi-level Oshodi multi-terminals
*Non-interest funding initiative raises hope for economy
*How to end insurgency, by Oyetola
*Masari bans NGOs from IDP camps
*Top officers, troops abandon ‘war’ for fish, livestock business
*Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths near 1000
*Lebanese PM, cabinet resign over explosion
*Obiano, APC trade words over monarch’s suspension
*Osun threatens closure of markets over non-compliance with guidelines
*Sagay faults composition of panel probing Magu
*Private school teachers to benefit from N100b intervention fund
*UUTH health centre shuts over scare
*BEDC lifts virus battle with 100 handwashing machines
*Borno: In Zulum’s shoes, what else would you do?
*95-year-old survives COVID-19 in Oyo
*Salami panel summons Omale over N573m ‘transfer error’
*Katsina warns public servants on social media
*‘Stop using our oil wells for protest’
*60% of COVID-19 cases in Lagos, Oyo, FCT, Edo, Rivers, says PTF
*Mortality cases rise to 200 in Lagos
*NEDC-EEF to stamp out illiteracy, poverty in Northeast
*Insecurity: Buhari blames lean resources, COVID-19
*Ondo 2020: Ajayi joins ZLP
*Yobe SSG: mothers free to breastfeed in workplaces
*Jigawa launches Health Insurance Scheme
*Tunji-Ojo leads executives to back Akeredolu
*Blues for a COVID-skeptic sista
*Akeredolu slams Mimiko for allegedly abandoning projects
*Pupils in final classes resume in Katsina
*‘Appoint credible N’ Deltans’
*Governor’s agenda deceptive, says Ize-Iyamu
*Obaseki: let peace reign in Edo
*Coalition urge DSS to probe allegations against IGP
*APC plotting poll cancellation, alleges Wike
*Assembly suspends Nasarawa council boss
*Edo, Ondo polls: INEC foresees low turnout
*Rape: Activists seek better funding for police
*IGP: training school in Nasarawa set up legally
*‘How Gas Transportation Network Code will benefit Nigeria’
*Southern professionals seek amendment to NDDC, EFCC laws
*Our Brass shipyard expectations, by Sylva
*Association lauds police for work
*‘Akwa Ibom APC becoming comatose’
*‘How COVID-19 affected education’

LEADERSHIP

*LG OLED Rejuvenates Sports Viewing
*Ayodele Set To Make Ekiti Sports, Model To Emulate.
* “We Are Promoting Hygienic Cooking, Healthy Food Consumption With LG Gas Cooker’
*Nigerian Army As Agent Of Development
*17 Yrs After, NIMASA Gets FG’s Approval To Disburse $200m Vessels Intervention Fund
*Insurgents Kill Scores In Borno Communities
*Kashamu: People Can Mourn Me The Way They Like When I Die – Obasanjo
*Appeal Court Verdict: INEC, 22 Parties Wrangle Over Edo, Ondo Polls
*Insurgents Recruiting More Members, North East Govs Tell PMB
*COVID -19: 5 States Account For 60% Confirmed Cases – PTF

VANGUARD

*China sanctions 11 US officials, heads of organizations
*Man in court for allegedly injuring woman with broken bottle during political party meeting
*Britain’s Prime Minister criticises new wave of migrant boat crossings
*Abia APC Caucus expresses satisfaction with Buhari’s administration
*Kaduna Govt sets Aug 18 deadline for submission of 2021 expenditure proposals
*FG, ECOWAS to host biodiversity consultation on environmental protection
*IPPIS: ASUU set to present alternative to FG
*Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu promises community development
*450,000 farmers to get support from Kano Agro-Pastoral, Sasakawa Africa
*YIAGA receives INEC’s commendation over credible observer role
*Agribusiness: NAQS, Cowpea dealers collaborate to stop negative application of pesticides
*Allianz Nigeria pays out N1.8bn in claims
*Coalition of CSOs condemn false allegations published against IGP Adamu
*Wike seeks Assembly’s approval for N18bn loan
*ANALYST’S REPORT: Business activity rises first time in 4 months
*Salaries: NLC issues one-week ultimatum to Bauchi State Government
*Covid-19: 85 LGAs have no positive cases yet – FG

PUNCH

*Lagos SARS personnel brutalise, extort man for holding brother’s passport
*Those stealing COVID-19 funds are cursed, says Abiara
*Deregistration ruling: INEC confused on judgments, heads for Supreme Court
*COVID-19: Oil marketing firms’ revenues plunge by N204.52bn
*Post-UTME tests begin Sept. 7, says JAMB
*Gunmen kill 13 in fresh attack on Benue community
*Civil servants, ex-banker arraigned for IPPIS, ‘ghost’ workers fraud
*Abia school proprietor remanded for defiling 13-year-old niece
*I‘ve done what Mimiko couldn’t do in eight years –Akeredolu
*Police nab fake soldier with Indian hemp in Delta
*For Oshiomhole, Edo election is ‘do-or-die’ –Wike
*Osimhen apologises to Punch after Twitter rant
*Obasanjo’s queer truth to the dead
*COVID-19 guidelines violation: PTF blames govs for crowds at Edo rallies, Kashamu’s burial
*Ondo deputy governor finally dumps PDP
*Peacemaker stabbed to death as rivals fight over girlfriend in Lagos
*Lagos SARS personnel brutalise, extort man for holding brother’s passport
*Sagay attacks Salami panel, faults suspects’ testimonies against Magu
*Osimhen apologises to Punch after Twitter rant
*Truck kills two undergraduates riding motorcycle in Ekiti
*Police nab fake soldier with Indian hemp in Delta
*Naira devaluation’ll raise debt profile, inflation, say experts
*Obasanjo’s queer truth to the dead
*Northern Nigeria: Where power and poverty co-exist
*Ondo tricycle rider bags life imprisonment for raping minor
*Lagos council demands fumigation fees, certificates from churches
*Civil servants, ex-banker arraigned for IPPIS, ‘ghost’ workers fraud
*One killed, scores injured as cultists invade Akwa Ibom’s anti-cult prayers
*Abia school proprietor remanded for defiling 13-year-old niece
*Oil rises above $45, OPEC+ cut compliance dips
*COVID-19 guidelines violation: PTF blames govs for crowds at Edo rallies, Kashamu’s burial
*Edo shouldn’t be theatre of war, police must be democratic – Okiye
*Post-UTME tests begin Sept. 7, says JAMB
*For Oshiomhole, the Edo election is ‘do-or-die,’ –Wike
*Principal who failed to receive Fayemi during visit suspended
*Gunmen kill 13 in fresh attack on Benue community
*Civil servants, ex-banker arraigned for IPPIS, ‘ghost’ workers fraud
*Rivers drivers protest harassment, extortion by police
*I ‘ve done what Mimiko couldn’t do in eight years –Akeredolu
*Abia school proprietor remanded for defiling 13-year-old niece
*Rivers Assembly approves Wike’s N18bn loan request
*No Nigerian affected by Lebanon explosion, FG clarifies
*Boy tied up for two years by father, stepmothers
*Resettling displaced residents will stop B’Haram’s recruitments – N’East govs
*Kano Sharia court sentences man to death for blasphemy
*NIS arrests cameroonian with five Nigerian passports, others
*One killed, scores injured as cultists invade A’Ibom’s anti-cult prayers
*Deregistration ruling: INEC confused on judgments, heads for S’Court
*Ondo deputy governor finally dumps PDP
*Two dead in Ekiti community as monarch cancels festival
*Soldiers disperse, injure protesters at Agip facility
*LAUTECH: NUC may hold virtual meeting with stakeholders
*S’Court gov: Uzodinma’s aide petitions NJC, demands PDP spokesman’s trial
*PDP asks Gbajabiamila to declare Dogara’s seat vacant
*APC asks EFCC to probe LG fund under Obiano
*APC campaigns must lead by example –PGF DG
*Makinde sacks works commissioner, swaps two portfolios
*Bauchi, labour exchange words on unpaid workers’ salaries
*Vigilante: Miyetti Allah threatens to sue Ortom
*Sagay attacks Salami panel, faults suspects’ testimonies against Magu
*Bandits kidnap Zamfara ex-councillor, five others, demand N60m
*Movement without motion: N’ Assembly’s many probes without tangible results
*Reps, power ministry bicker over N7bn spending
*Nigeria will become W’Africa’s gold-producing hub –FG
*Money doubling schemes
*COVID-19: Oil marketing firms’ revenues plunge by N204.52bn
*Customs open e-auction portal
*Naira devaluation’ll raise debt profile, inflation, say experts
*Truck kills two undergraduates riding motorcycle in Ekiti
*Police nab fake soldier with Indian hemp in Delta
*Make Nigerian beans acceptable abroad, NAQS tells stakeholders
*Businessman accuses Abuja cops of assault, extortion
*A’Ibom communities seek govt intervention over collapsed bridges
*Lagos SARS personnel brutalise, extort man for holding brother’s passport
*Ondo tricycle rider bags life imprisonment for raping minor
*UACN’s major investor sells 80 million shares
*Gas transportation code
*Lagos fuel tanker drivers suspend strike
*Buhari signs African Trade Insurance Agency establishment instrument
*S’Kaduna killings: Task force arrests eight suspects
*Bandits strike in Katsina again, kidnap 13-year-old girl
*Akintola’s children thank Buhari for immortalising late premier
*Minister advises IT operators to reduce cost of service
*FG settled ex-PHCN workers with N409.9bn, says BPE
*Stanbic IBTC, institute launch 23 tech start-ups
*Airtel partners Avaya on e-learning
*Those stealing COVID-19 funds are cursed, says Abiara
*Obasanjo’s queer truth to the dead
*Northern Nigeria: Where power and poverty co-exist
*Sanwo-Olu felicitates Adeola at 51
*Akeredolu’s march towards re-election
*Oil rises above $45, OPEC+ cut compliance dips
*Patent your innovations, Onu tells agencies
*How you mispronounce mended, baked, kissed etc
*We must embrace blended learning, says Caleb VC
*Real estate firm acquires tech company
*Ekiti varsity disowns post-UTME, direct entry advert
*COVID-19: Need for a stronger EU-Africa partnership
*Edo ready to host 2020 festival, insist officials
*Aggrieved Nigerian chess players boycott Olympiad
*Osimhen apologises to Punch after Twitter rant
*Firm, IBM developing digital platform for road design
*Salvage primary education
*Lagos council demands fumigation fees, certificates from churches

THISDAY

*Legality of Waiver of Sovereign Immunity Clauses in International Contracts
*The Resurgence of Insurgency and Our Self-Denial
*FG: Siemens to Upgrade 105 Power Substations, Build 70 in New…
*Nova Boss Urges Banks to Restructure their Business Model
*RIMAN Seeks Enhanced Capacity for Risk Management
*Vetiva Exchange Traded Funds Make Distributions to Investors
*Flour Mills Records N11.4bn Profit, Recommends N1.40 Dividend
*FG Eyes Improved Gas Investment
*Stakeholders Reiterate Need to Constitute APCON Board
*Communities Decry Continuous Mining-induced Pollution
*FG Begins Feasibility Study for Brass Shipyard Project
*Rainoil Deepens Cooking Gas Penetration with New 8000mt Tank
*Contec Global, UniAbuja to Seal Deal on Organic Farming, Research
*Has Respite Finally Come for Oloibiri?
*Okoronkwo: Why FG Must EncourageModular Refineries
*FG Saves N91bn from Payment of Defunct PHCN Debts
*What Scientists Must Do to Access CBN’s Research Grant
*Professionals: Structured Property Market will Bridge Housing Gap, not Regressive Taxation
*Creative Industry Stakeholders Laud Haven Homes for Support
*LafargeHolcim, IBM Partner to Reduce Road Project Costs, Carbon Emissions
*In Akwa bom, Eastern Obolo Demands Separate State Constituency, APC…
*Permutations and Discordant Tunes on 2023

THE SUN

*Former FCT FA boss, Agarry, dies
*LG OLED rejuvenates sports viewing
*Minister committed to restoring lost glory of N’Stadium, Surulere
*Stoke City targets Mikel ahead of new season
*Ahead 2020/2021 season: Villarreal hires 7 coaches for Chukwueze
*Education minister directs Bida Poly rector to retire, continue in office
*LASPOTECH staff unions seek release of white paper on visitation panel
*Abia will not sacrifice health of school pupils for anything –Ikpeazu
*Lagos govt didn’t close Starfield College
*Chinese loans and Nigeria’s trains
*Anambra community leader allegedly dies in police custody
*Robbers raid Ilorin hotel, kill 1, injure several
*Kano court sentences singer to death for blasphemy
*Gunmen kill school proprietor in Taraba
*Ekhomu advises FG to halt infiltration of foreign terrorists
*Coalition tasks locals on credible information to military
*Southern Kaduna killings: STF arrests 8 suspects
*Stanbic IBTC, firm tussle over sale of N2.5bn fuel station
*Buhari signs African Trade Insurance Agency instrument
*NSE: Domestic participation rises by 56% as transactions hit $333m
*FG spends over N409.9bn to settle ex-PHCN workers’ emoluments
*Expert warns against devaluation
*Flood: Food security under threat, farmers raise alarm
*Court strikes out suit against Sovereign Wealth, others
*Stemming the hepatitis scourge
*Why we must worry about China debt trap
*Ize-Iyamu promises to involve Traditional Rulers in Security matters
*Provide level playing field for all candidates, PFN President tells Buhari
*Obaseki resumes campaign in Etsako Central
*Attack on Zulum: It’s time for FG to restore peace in Borno –Hassan
*200,000 households benefit from COVID-19 palliatives –Akeredolu
*Oloibiri museum: Rep lauds Buhari, Diri
*Abiodun’s wife tasks mothers on benefits of exclusive breastfeeding
*Makinde sacks commissioner
*Insecurity: We’ll not allow Al-Qeada, terror groups get access in North West –Masari
*13 feared killed over chieftaincy tussle in Benue
*COVID 19: BEDC distributes 100 hand washing machines to govt agencies
*COVID 19: BEDC distributes 100 hand washing machines to govt agencies
*Uzodimma petitions NJC, AGF over Supreme Court gov tag
*Rivers Assembly approves Wike’s N18bn bank loan request
*774,000 jobs: NDE inaugurates LG committees for Enugu
*COVID 19: BEDC distributes 100 hand washing machines to govt agencies
*Low turnout mars school resumption in Edo
*Igbo youths hail Sanwo-Olu for appointing Ebonyi indigene into LASU board
*Fire razes Ariaria Aba Market
*Reps query power ministry over alleged N7bn extra-budgetary
*Buhari never denied us audience –Anambra monarchs
*Deregistered parties: INEC to go to S’ Court
*2 die in Ekiti over attempt to stop Ogun festival
*Kalu shuts down Aba as he attends Requiem Mass for Tonimas
*‘How 16 people perished on Badagry waterways’
*80,000 Nigerian girls in forced labour, sex slaves in Mali, Lebanon, UAE, Oman –Rep
*Petroleum tanker drivers begin strike
*Malami writes Buhari, denies allegations of corruption
*CAN, NSCIA laud FG over UN deal on nuclear weapons
*85 LGAs in 20 states yet to test for COVID-19 –PTF
*PFN tasks president to fulfil campaign promise of securing lives, property
*North East govs expose Boko Haram recruitment drive
*CUPP lauds court judgement on 22 de-registered parties
*Varsities, polytechnics, others to begin post-UTME test Sept 7
*Group pushes for woman president in 2023

GUARDIAN
*Fayemi suspends principal over absence from duty
*Visually-impaired persons trained on leadership, technology skills
*Family seeks justice over killing by police in Delta
*Victim narrates how policemen extorted N300,000 from them at gunpoint
*Two killed, monarch’s car set ablaze in Ekiti over stoppage of Ogun festival
**Ex-VC plans pan-Igbo confab to revive dialect, enrich lexicon

NEW TELEGRAPH

*Ikpeazu shuts Aba shoe plaza over attack on Fire Service officials
*IPPIS: ASUU pushes UTAS as alternative payment system to FG
*COVID-19: When social distancing becomes luxury
*Enugu: Politics of power shift ahead of 2023
*Enugu: Politics of power shift ahead of 2023
**FG inaugurates committee to enhance whisteblower policy
*Otti, ex-APGA guber candidate, to declare for APC
*Ondo 2020: Deputy Gov dumps PDP, cleared to fly ZLP’s flag
*Nigeria’s future questionable with presidential system – Nwodo
*Enugu: Politics of power shift ahead of 2023
*COVID-19 won’t affect U.S. focus on Africa – Anderson
*I’m happy playing alongside Onuachu – Dessers
*Perpetua Nwocha: I’m not ready to return to Falcons’ job now
*Willian undergoing Arsenal medical
*Man United target Sancho, named in Dortmund’s training squad
*Liverpool in talks to sign Olympiakos’ left-back for £11.7m

GOD BLESS NIGERIA

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