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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR TUESDAY 18TH AUGUST 2020

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR TUESDAY 18TH AUGUST 2020

*THE NATION*

Rohr unsure of Eagles camping

Firm appeals judgment on disputed Saraki family land

My husbands death is natural

Kwara to revamp clinic

Osun lawmaker disowns JSCs nominee

Lagos APC affirms Igbokwe as Igbo apex leader

Fayemi: governors not against judiciary autonomy

PDP alleges nepotism in 774,000 jobs

Presidents aide cautions Oyedepo on CAMA

PDP crumbling under your watch, APC tells Secondus

Ogundipe, Ag VC shun office in UNILAG

NBC as judge

Obaseki importing thugs, APC alleges

There is vacancy in Edo Government House

Ize-Iyamu cant defeat me, says Obaseki

CAC generates N36b internally, says Registrar-General

NBS: Inflation rose to 12.82% in July

Reps probe NNPCs $100m insurance policy on non-existing assets

Reforms delay $1.5b World Bank loan to Nigeria

Banks ration forex as dollar scarcity bites harder

Young stars break new academic grounds

NUATE seeks modalities for applying intervention fund

The impacts on Companies Income Tax

IT enterprise governance critical for value creation

Diezani: Message not the messenger

NBCs bludgeon

Decentralising the Kano project

*VANGUARD*

Dogara’s constituents pledge solidarity with Bauchi government

Mobile Courts convict 131 erring drivers in Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa

Scores of Boko Haram militants killed in airstrikes in Lake Chad, Sambisa forest ‘ DHQ

COVID-19: FCT mobile court convicts 24, seals off 3 beer parlours

WAEC: 24, 454 students begin examination in Kano, observe COVID-19 protocols

COVID-19: Asaba Airport resumes operations, records first flight

Over 20,000 Nigerians employed for Lagos-Ibadan rail project ‘ Amaechi

NDDC needs a total paradigm reset

ICPC, NUC to clamp down on awards of illegal degrees

Apapa traffic: FG making steady progress ‘ Presidency

AXA Mansard announces divestments from pension subsidiary

Zimbabwe: Tensions as bishops denounce government’s use of force

Agent rules out imminent Guardiola move to Barcelona

DSS frees Ghali Na’aba after 5 hours

Edo Polls: Again, Buhari warns against violence as he meets Oshiomhole

Oil workers suspend strike as FG agrees to resume salaries payment

Lagos bye-elections: INEC gives notice to electorate

Tell surprises Zulum with Nigeria’s Governor of the Year award

Bayelsa: Why we disqualified ANDP from guber poll ‘ INEC

Bandits kill soldiers, injure two during gunfight in Niger state

APC sleeping on duty, PDP’s Secondus replies ruling party

Edo College of Education staff protest 12-month unpaid salaries, pensions

Drama as Osun Lawmakers reject, later screen Oyetola’s nominee

VIDEO: Oshiomhole replies DG APC Govs forum, says I won’t fight with a ‘Pig

Cameroonian Governor’s visit to Ayade: Threat to safety of refugees ‘ Group

Breaking: Bayelsa tribunal Chairman affirms Gov Diri’s election, disagrees with majority judgement

Edo Gov Election: INEC presents voters’ register to 14 political parties

Opposition PDP crumbling, rudderless, APC tells Secondus

*THISDAY*

ENYO Unveils Winners of Inaugural Architectural Open Ideas Competition

Tax Regulators, Property Consultants Disagree on Multiple Charges in Real Estate Sector

Dangote Foundation Offers N160m Grants to Kwara Women

APC Claims Obaseki is Promoting Thuggery PDP: Its Not True

Of Politicians Hypocrisy and the Peoples Right to Protest

Bayelsa and Other Stories

Koeman Set to Step into Setiens Shoes at Barcelona

The Evolution of Bitcoin in Nigeria

Europa: Its Inter, Sevilla Final

Balogun, Aribo Absent as Glasgow Rangers Miss Chance to Go Eight Points Clear

Mikel Snubs Russian Club, Set to Join Stoke City

Rangers Team Manager Qualifies as CAF Certified Crowd Safety Officer

*PUNCH*

Ondo: Jegede picks Rep as running mate

Imo blames opposition for attack on Uzodinmas convoy

Diri appeals as Bayelsa tribunal sacks gov, orders fresh poll

What teachers should teach students about their names

NaAbba group faults leaders arrest, urges mass resistance

2.2 million voters pick Edo gov on September 19

Bulk of private university students are from struggling homes Chairman, Committee of VCs of private universities, Olagbemiro

WASSCE: Tips on oral English

Reshaping of global immigration by COVID-19

Adieu Walter: A true American hero

Presidential politics and race in America

FG suffers N1tn revenue shortfall in five months

International flights: PTF differs as Sirika fixes August 29

Scarcity disrupts banks, IOCs, telcos forex payments

Experts finger petrol price hike, others as inflation hits 12.82%

Serial killers escape: Police quiz two cops, lawmakers demand probe

UNILAG security presence heightens as Soyombo resumes

WASSCE holds, WAEC faults rumoured paper leakage, exam suffers delay

Chinese loan: Terms dangerous, say Reps as FG confirms sovereignty clause

If I respond to PGF DG, its like fighting a pig Oshiomhole

Nigerian traders shops: FG considers retaliatory actions against Ghana

Uzodinma working against APC, alleges Okorochas aide

Clark warns FG against scrapping Niger Delta Amnesty programme

Abuja trip: Anambra elders protest, demand monarchs sacking

Kano boy in 15-year captivity: Stepmother arrested, father flees

Protest in Delta as stray bullet kills final year undergraduate

Rivers reopens markets, says nightclubs, bars remain closed

Curbing lawlessness of killer factories

*THE SUN*

INEC presents voters’ register to 14 political parties

Group sues for peace

APC loses Ward chairman, executives to PDP in Okpella

Ize-Iyamu receives blessings of Enigies in Benin Kingdom

Obaseki promises Illushi, Ifeku communities improved security, more roads

Bayelsa and its unending political drama

APC leader lauds Akeredolu over Operation Amotekun

APC accuses Secondus of running down PDP

PDP flays APC over alleged favouritism indistributionof 774,000govtjobs

Ezeife, Utomi, Odumakin, Kokori berate electoral process

Olopade reveals E-Sports opportunities

Ogbomosho marathon gets Nov 28 date

Gusau sacked as Zamfara Athletics Association Chairman

Mikel pens Stoke City one-year deal

Says move a new chapter

Osimhen rated 3rd in best striker aerial battle win

Halep opts out of US Open

Nigeria may be overrun by floods, NIHSA boss warns

Soaring prices: Beware of stagflation, expert warns FG

Bank robberies, fraud involving staff hit over N12bn

FMDQ lists LAPO MfB’s N6.2bn bonds

Bleak economic outlook hovering round Nigeria

Biotechnology strong investment for African farmers

SME operators laud Polaris Bank, Facebook on empowerment

Fuge Group urges SMEs, entrepreneurs to embrace e-banking

International flights to resume August 29 ‘Sirika

Again, DSS grills ex-CBN dep. gov, Mailafia

NACCIMA,Indonesian trade centre strengthen agribusiness relations

*GUARDIAN*

A curious N75b youth empowerment fund

Council, residents lock horns over siting of cemetery in Ejigbo

20 years after, Ogun community gets transformer

Reps rue lose of N72 billion NIS revenue to technical partners

Three Crowns ‘Jara’ campaign to run in 7 states, elevates care for mums

Lawan’s marriage mausoleum

Lockdown and unlocking of youth’s skills by NYSC

That obnoxious water resources bill

The forensic investigation of Arotile’s case

Lukaku, Martinez fire five-star Inter into Europa League final

David Silva joins Real Sociedad on two-year deal

Barca goalkeeper Ter Stegen to have knee surgery

Canadian Football League cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19

NAHCO, ex-staffers in tango over severance benefits

Equities re-open negative as index falls by 0.27 per cent

36 governors for judicial autonomy, says Fayemi

International flights resume August 29

Students protest against schools closure today

Phytomedicine to enter school curriculum, says NIPRD boss

ICSAN warns against publishing unclaimed dividends in new CAMA

Beirut explosions render 70,000 workers unemployed ‘ UN

I was told not to talk, Mailafia says after visiting DSS

Surveyor jailed 50 years for raping 19-year-old UNILAG student

NCC to license last-mile satellite operators, hosts virtual meeting

Open Govt’ awards CAC $400,000 to enhance efficiency

*DAILY TIMES*

Three soldiers die, two wounded as troops battle bandits in Niger DHQ

China close to producing COVID 19 vaccine as first patent gets approved

BREAKING NEWS: International flights to resume in Nigeria Hadi Sirika

Presidency speaks on NaAbbas DSS invitation

Nollywood Actor, Yul Edochie dumps PDP for APGA

Mailafiya invited by DSS again for further questioning

PDP is crumbling under your watch, APC to Secondus

Unity Forum declares support for Akeredolu

BREAKING: Bayelsa: Ive instructed my lawyers to appeal tribunal ruling Gov. Diri

Edo, Ondo elections: Arrest anyone carrying illegal arms, IG orders

BREAKING: Election Tribunal sacks Bayelsa Gov, orders fresh election

Fiery Fulani don, Labdo dissects Amotekun, says why outfit may fail

I will not give Southern Kaduna leaders brown envelope El-Rufai

Portugal president helps rescue two women caught at sea

Al-Shabaab terrorists bomb Somali hotel, 11 killed

Ekiti Man to die by hanging for killing yam farmer

Drama in Osun as lawmaker rejects Oyetolas nominee

Police arrest woman over alleged incarceration of stepson in Kano

Lagos begins massive demolition of illegal structures in Lekki

Lagos bye-elections hold Oct 31 INEC

WAEC speaks on reported circulation of mathematics paper

EFCC re-arrests Mompha for alleged money laundering

Unilorin VC says no resumption date yet for varsity students

Breaking: Man City star, Vincent Kompany retires to coach Anderlecht

Mikel back In English Football, Joins Stoke City

Barca plans massive overhaul of players after Bayern Munich humiliation

Jason Wright becomes NFLs first black team president

Barcelona name Koeman as new Manager.

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

NCC, ICAF Set To Increase Consumer Education On Telecom Products, Services

Pension Firms Join Internship Scheme For Black Graduates

Diageo To Buy Aviation Gin, Davos Brands For $610M

UK, Bank Of Thailand Sign MoU On Financial Services

Floodwater Leads To Evacuations Across UK

NY Fed Factory Index Slips In August

Google Launches Travel Planning Tools To Tackle Pandemic

I’ll Appeal Nullification Of My Election ‘ Gov Diri

Pension Assets To Grow By 8.5% In 2020 Despite COVID-19 Slowdown

FX Illiquidity, High Cost Of Food Push Inflation To 12.82% In July

Minister Reverses Suspension Of C/River Basin Devt Authority MD

FG Set To Reopen Tertiary Institutions As Cases Near 50,000

After DSS Release, Na’aba Insists Nigeria Heading Towards Failed State

Legal Fight In Canada Over Seized Jet Allegedly Owned By Dan Etete

Why Nigeria’s Problems Won’t End Even If Buhari Resigns ‘ Falae

COVID-19: FCT Mobile Court Convicts 24, Seals 3 Beer Parlours

Nation Building And The Obligation Of Nigerian Youths

Stamp Duty On Rent: A Tyrannical Tax

Mobile App Usage Hits Record Heights During COVID-19

Why We’re Expanding Into Tricycle Automobile ‘MD Stallion Group

Insensitivity Of Unions To Airlines’ Plights May Kill Aviation Sector ‘ Stakeholders

Anchor Insurance Grosses N5.1bn Premium 2020 YTD, N4.2bn In 2019

UK Prosperity Fund’s Programme: Greenfields Law Partners FG To Host Conference On Row

Neimeth Grows Profit By 665% To N237.6m In Q3

How To Deepen Consumption Of Cooking Gas ‘ FG

COVID-19 Pandemic Blessing For Local Content Development In Oil Industry

Aviation Stakeholders Canvass Transparency In Planned Concession Of Airports

Forex Trader Expects Gold Rally If U.S., China Trade War Continues

*TRIBUNE*

Nigeria’s comatose refineries gulp N10bn in one year

No new projects in 2021 ‘ FG

BBNaija: Kiddwaya emerges head of house, picks Tolanibaj as deputy

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 417 new cases, total rises to 49,485

How revitalisation increased child delivery, patronage in Osun PHCs

Edo gov election: The task before INEC chairman

Police involvement in civil matters: Clarity at last

Viable X launched to change face of Nigeria’s agribusiness

Lagos govt to revive abandoned farm projects in Badagry

Labour Minister calls for social dialogue to prevent job loss in aviation industry

Removal of 23,039 pensioners from payroll: NUP tasks PTAD to inform Buhari, NASS, PenCom

COVID-19 disrupts education of more than 70 per cent of youth ‘ILO

Airtel, Avaya partner to enable remote work, learning in Nigeria

Buhari, closed borders and influx of arms

With proven reserve of tons of bitumen, prospects, challenges heighten as Ondo begins exploitation

Equities: Market capitalisation sheds N35.04bn

With costs escalation manufacturers are losing credit lines ‘ FX demand hits $1.16b

*BLUE PRINT*

After Setien exit, Barcelona line-up players facing axe amidst Messi decision

Recession looms as dollar scarcity hits banks, businesses

Breaking: From Manchester City, David Silva returns to Spain, joins Real Sociedad

Breaking: Inter wreck Shakhtar Donetsk, set up Sevilla Europa final clash

LINGUISTIC CRITICISM OF THE AFRICAN NOVEL

Call for execution of Lekwot, others senseless, barbaric

Edo guber: PGF’s DG’s remarks and the attack from the Senate

Tribunal ruling: Bayelsa lawmakers visit Diri

Breaking: Maida, another Buhari’s close associate is dead

COVID-19: FG reveals only when varsities ‘ll reopen

Military kills several bandits in Niger, loses 3 soldiers

Air force launches new operation, kills scores of terrorists, destroys hideouts

BBN immoral, non ‘ educative

Southern Kaduna: CAN wants perpetrators prosecuted, urges dialogue

PDP berates APC over allocation of FG’s 774,000 Jobs

Badaru best pro-youth governor in Nigeria ‘ YCDN

Agba to ministerial aides: Use your training for national development

Police nab welder for killing friend in Kogi

You’re being used against me, Oshiomhole tells APC PGF DG Lukman

HURIWA calls for foreign policy rejig over Ghana clampdown on Nigerians

Imo plants 1m trees to reclaim environment

CITAD charges youth on community development

WAEC exams kick off in Enugu

Uncertainty as Anambra communities back Obiano on monarchs’ suspension

In Kaduna, El-Rufai’s wife advocates castration, death penalty for rapists

Kogi Bishop tasks FG on insecurity

Boko Haram: Group wants NIPSS to disengage Mailafiya’s services

Breaking: International flights to resume August 29th

*SPORTS*

Aberdeen sign Ross McCrorie from Rangers – Yahoo

Akpeyi, Odey, Onyekuru TheCables team of the week – The Cable

American Billionaire Friedkin Completes Takeover Of AS Roma – Daily Independent

Aremu set to join St Pauli – Punch

Aston Villa, West Brom target Obafemi – Peoples Daily

Balogun, Aribo Absent as Glasgow Rangers Miss Chance to Go Eight Points Clear – Thisday

Barca goalkeeper Ter Stegen to have knee surgery – Guardian

Barca plans massive overhaul of players after Bayern Munich humiliation – Daily Times

Barcelona name Koeman as new Manager. – Daily Times

Barcelona sack head coach, Quique Setien – New Telegraph

Barcelona sack Setien after Bayern thrashing – The Cable

Barcelona’s Arthur Charged With Drink Driving ‘ Report – Daily Independent

Baroness Dido Harding to lead new health agency amid reports Public Health England will be axed – Yahoo

Bob Willis Trophy: Dawid Malan, Jamie Overton and George Garton all star – BBC

Breaking: Man City star, Vincent Kompany retires to coach Anderlecht – Daily Times

Canadian Football League cancels 2020 season due to COVID-19 – Guardian

Celtic have no room for error in Champions League qualifying ‘ Greg Taylor – Yahoo

Chelsea Closes 40m tag Brighton Captain Dunk – Peoples Daily

Cheptegei breaks 5,000m world record at Diamond League Monaco – Peoples Daily

Cornet: Lyon winger’s goal vs Manchester City wins Champions League Goal of the Week – Goal

David Silva crashes Real Sociedad website as ex-Man City star’s shock return to Spain confirmed – Goal

David Silva joins Real Sociedad on two-year deal – Guardian

David Silva: Real Sociedad sign former Manchester City playmaker – BBC

De Gea confident he can remain Man Utd’s number one goalkeeper – Yahoo

Dorine Chuigoue: Equatorial Guinea defender joins Michaela Abam at Real Betis – Goal

Europa: Its Inter, Sevilla Final – Thisday

Europa: Martinez, Lukaku Star As Inter Thrash Shakhtar To Set Up Sevilla Final – Daily Independent

Exclusive: Why I Left Sunshine Stars For Kwara United Fatokun – Daily Times

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