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Biggest News In Nigeria This Morning, Thursday 16th July, 2020

*Punch News*

EPL: Tottenham beat Newcastle 3-1

FEC approves 2021-2023 MTEF, FSP

Senate upgrades Auchi poly to university

Man Utd striker Rashford to receive honour for charity work

Magu released after 10 days in detention

Lagos doctors suspend strike

WASSCE: South-West states ready to reopen schools

Alleged assault: I'd ban Yari from airports if I were minister, says Fani-Kayode

Rape now a pandemic in Nigeria, says Gbajabiamila

Kano Assembly proposes castration for rapists

FG loses N34bn fraud case against Tompolos firm, others

Edo/Ondo polls: Naaba, Utomi, others set up committee to curb tension

Short but impactful: The very remarkable life of Nigerias first female combat helicopter pilot who died at 24

NASS clerk, 150 others retire

FG loses N34bn fraud case against Tompolos firm, others

Direct your bail request to panel, IG tells Magu's lawyer

Senate wants age limit scrapped for job seekers

Appeal Court upholds Oyo LG chairmen sacking

First female combat helicopter pilot hit by ex-classmates car - NAF

Court jails ex-NIMASA director seven years for N1.5bn fraud

Labour minister, senators clash again over bill

Buhari mourns first female combat helicopter pilot

Doctors at Ogun isolation centre join strike

Ex-Zamfara gov, Yari, allegedly assaults airport official enforcing COVID-19 protocol

Taraba NLC chairman dies of COVID-19

Buhari orders suspension of EFCC directors

Senate in emergency session over774,000 jobs

Five arraigned for beating Bauchi hotel guard to death

Ize-Iyamu behind N20bn loan protest - Obaseki

Reps plan to stop INEC ex-officials from politics

Dickson hails Diri as Alaibe loses at Supreme Court

Reps endorse Okonjo-Iweala for WTO leadership

Keystone empowers entrepreneurs with digital skills

Reps probe N5.8bn abandoned Niger port

AfDB appoints new chief economist

LIRS plans additional tax incentives, reliefs

*Vanguard News*

Taraba NLC Chairman Did Not Die From COVID-19 ' Technical Committee

Group urged President Buhari to decentralize NDDC

Magu's lawyer confirms release, mum on bail conditions

Ganduje reshuffles cabinet

Anti-corruption forum condemns media attacks on Prophet Emmanuel Omale

Magu released from detention

Edo poll: AA, LP, ADC substitute candidates

FCIID under close watch as plans to spirit Magu out of jail fails

Senate passes bills to establish City University, Auchi, Maritime University, others

Senate urges FG to review age limit for Nigerians seeking employment in govt agencies

COVID-19: NLNG donates $150,000 medical equipment to Bayelsa

Obaro advocates technology as panacea for corruption

CBN seeks power to freeze criminals' accounts, wants Credit Tribunal

Delta Commissioner tasks Journalists on professionalism

Kidnapping: Court admits confessional statements of Wadume's co-defendants

Allegation of corruption against Malami false says NYCN

Oil Shutdown Threats: FG ready for dialogue ' Okowa

Buhari mourns first female Combat Helicopter Pilot, Tolulope Arotile

Lagos doctors suspend 3 days warning strike

Lagos conducts over 55,000 COVID-19 tests, as 175 die

Instructor-led online training: Tech centre gives N20m scholarship to university Students

Obaro advocates technology as panacea for corruption

I have no hand in your detention, IGP tells Magu

Five substitutes rule extended for 2020/21 season

Taraba NLC chairman did not die of COVID-19 ' Technical Committee

774,000 Jobs: Programme remains suspended ' Reps

Ghana's pledge to rebuild Nigerian diplomatic property

Utazi, Ifeanyi Ubah clash over Innoson Vehicles during Senate plenary

Reps to investigate purported mass resignation in Nigerian Army

Edo 2020: My relationship with Buhari is father and son ' Obaseki

Nollywood actress, Mabel Oboh, emerges ADC guber candidate in Edo

ONDO 2020: Disqualified PDP aspirant declares support for defected Deputy gov

ONDO 2020: We support Akeredolu reelection' APC National Youth leaders

DELEGATES LIST: Seven PDP governorship aspirants, others in Ondo kick against alleged importation of 101 fictitious names

COVID-19: Stakeholders commend NPA's handling of port operation

FG closes deal on N43bn Ibadan dry port

Maritime Inter-agency Forum: Stakeholders in cautious optimism

Border Closure Review: Benefits still outweigh loss

*The Nation News*

MTN launches e-Sim to boost quality services

Magu opens up on detention travails

Our position on 2020 WASSCE unchanged -FG

Zulum lunches N1bn interest free loan to small scale businesses

FIFA confirms 2022 World Cup match schedule

Akpabio denies sexually assaulting ex-NDDC MD

Magu regains freedom after nine days

Ekiti grants new communities autonomy

CNA Sani-Omolori, NASC clash over retirement age for NASS staff

Zulum launches N1bn interest free loan to small scale businesses

CBN asks Senate for power to freeze criminals accounts

IPOB condemns attack on female members in Anambra community, threatens reprisal

NASS Service Commission retires Clerk, 151 others

Patients lament as Ekiti doctors strike continues

NDDC has failed to deliver on its mandate, says Gbajabiamila

Southwest States agree to reopen schools

Ekiti APC threatens sanction against Ojudu, others

First COVID-19 vaccine shows promising results Researchers

Kwara Assembly sets up probe panel on alleged LG fraud

Ondo APC primary: Aspirant braces for indirect primaries

How Nigerias first female combat helicopter Pilot died NAF

Magashi mourns NAF first female combat helicopter pilot

Lack of funds stalling appointment of more justices for Supreme Court

We are ready for you, Police tell bandits in Ebonyi

WTO: APC Governors Forum back Okonjo-Iweala

Ex-Gov Yari's protocol breach irresponsible - FAAN

APC Coalition demands postponement of Ondo primary

CEE-HOPE unveils ICT centres

NLC hails Fed Govt for paying N7.45b pensioners accrued rights, benefits

PMB: WAEC now; Hating Nigerians

COVID-19: Yahaya Bello and the battle against truth

Obi, NANS warn against WASSCE cancellation

Doctors strike not anything to grieve about, says Sanwo-Olu

Keyamo gets Buharis nod on 774,000 public works jobs

NDDC forensic auditors to examine 8,000 documents, says Akpabio

Osimhen for Napoli medicals

IMC fails to explain N143b 2019 budget shortfall

Nigeria is using COVID-19 to restructure economy, says Osinbajo

*Thisday News*

Transcorp Hotels Seeks to Raise N10bn from Existing Shareholders

NAQS Moves to Regulate Trade in Donkey Skin

LAPO MFBs Bond Offer Oversubscribed

Green Agribusiness Fund Targets Young Agripreneurs in Nigeria and Rwanda

NCAC Holds Nigerias First Drive-in Engagement

Analysts Predict Boom for Agric Sector Post COVID-19

Omo: COVID-19 Will Increase Patronage of Life Insurance

ABCON Urges FG to Suspend Tax, Tariff Hike

Rotary District Offers Vulnerable Persons Credit

IFAD Highlights Path to Post COVID-19 World

Waiting for Stock Market Trigger

Jaiz Bank Empowers 2,239 Women through Environment Initiative

Samsung Unveils Maritime Innovations to Modernise Shipbuilding in Nigeria

EFCC: Its Not yet the End of History

Klopp Celebrates Wycombes Promotion with Akinfenwa

Tiger Woods Eyes 83rd PGA Tour Win in Ohio

NFF Mourns as Ukaigwe, Foremost Women Football Journalist, Dies

Showmax Launches Live Streaming Service for Premier League, La Liga, Others

Osimhen Reacts Strangely to 10-day Ultimatum from Napoli

Another Chance for Development Plan

Why Ngozi Iwealas WTO Nomination Matters

MTN Unveiled as Headline Sponsor of Freestyle Unlocked Africa 2020

Aribo Delighted to Return to Action after Covid-19 Ended Scottish Season

Nigeria-target Eze Nominated for three QPR End-of-Season Awards

Dawodu: Investment, Key for Economic Transformation

FIRS: Making Stamp Duty New Black Gold

Investors Stake N13.5 Billion on Shares

Report: 86% of Organisations Fall Victim to Cybercrime

*Guardian News*

More countries waking up to Huawei threats, US says

Suspended EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu released from detention

Turkish seeks Nigeria's collaboration in fighting global terrorism

NDDC probe: Nunieh's allegations, cornucopia of false, malicious, libelous ' Akpabio

Trump warns Iran against execution of three over protests

NASS Commission approves retirement of Clerk, 149 others

WHO 'concerned' about pneumonia cases in Turkmenistan

How Tolulope Arotile was hit by an "excited friend" - NAF

Man Utd 'on right track' as they hunt Champions League spot, says Solskjaer

Makeba launches on Wefunder for better access to investors

Google to buy $4.5 bn stake in digital unit of India's Reliance

COVID-19: 12 doctors recover at UITH

Troops kill 6 bandits, foil attempt to rustle livestock in Katsina, Zamfara ' DHQ

Vegan And Vegeterian: What You Need To Know

Presidential panel holding Magu in detention not police, says IGP

The Guardian latest UK publisher to announce job cuts

Nigeria to overtake China, U.S. by 2100 ' Study

She was our shining star ' Air Force boss mourns Tolulope Arotile

Nigerian senate to review age barrier for graduate employment

Clean-up: FG opens fresh contract bid for water projects in Ogoniland

Kano lawmakers recommend castration as punishment for rape

Senate in emergency meeting as Keyamo proceed with recruitment for 774, 000 jobs

Premier League agrees summer transfer window

Former NIMASA executive director gets seven years imprisonment

Russia military says virus vaccine is tested and safe

Court gives Ize-Iyamu, others 7 days to reply PDP

Lagos issues notice to demolish 102 distressed buildings

Lions Club tackles diabetes with 20,000 screening, 100 eye surgeries

Pregnant teenage student commits suicide in Nasarawa

One killed, others injured as NURTW members clash over ticket fees

Water situation in Lagos threatens COVID-19 response, says group

Thousands protest in Jerusalem against Netanyahu

Joshua may battle Pulev on a 'boat' or 'castle

Rivers United ready for CAF Champions League, await NFF's PPG interpretation

Nigerian football mourns as Ukaigwe, foremost women football figure, dies

Giroud guides Chelsea closer to the Champions League

*Tribune News*

You are making Southern Kaduna unsafe for development ' el-Rufai

APC crisis mars Senate screening, as Amosun, Okorocha chide ambassadorial nominees

Reps commence probe of NDDC over expenditure of N81.5bn in five months

Alleged internet fraud: Court grants social media influencer, Adeherself, N500,000 bail

UN, EU applaud Nigerian Governors on fight against Gender-Based Violence

FEC okays projected N12.66trn budget for 2021

Senate passes bill to upgrade Auchi Polytechnic to University

NDDC has wasted huge funds, failed Niger-Delta ' Reps

Magu freed from detention

CBN seeks special court to try loan defaulters

How combat pilot, Tolulope Arotile, died ' Airforce

Gbajabiamila, el-Rufai's wife lead advocacy against rape

Badagry residents lament bad roads, multiple checkpoints, extortion

Court restrains BPE, NERC others over planned sale of Jos Disco's shares

We'll intensify effort to fix poor roads, infrastructures in Ogun ' Abiodun

Justice not served, battle continues at Supreme Court ' Sacked Oyo LG Chairmen

Ondo 2020: I'm not opposed to Akeredolu's re-election ' Tinubu

IGP replies Magu's counsel over request for bail

N250m allegation: Buratai demands apology, threatens N10bn suit

NASS Commission reverses controversial 65 retirement age, 35 years service

Benue Medical Association advises members to protect self against COVID-19

NIMASA directs registered stevedoring firms to commence port operation

Amotekun commences training for 500 recruits in Ondo

We must all rise against rape ' Gbajabiamila

9-year-old boy drowns in Kano

Ondo 2020: It's our turn to produce gov, Ilaje community tells political parties

Court jails man for cyber crime in Ibadan

COVID-19: Bayelsa governor warns against intimidation of citizens over facemask

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 463 new cases, total now 33,616

Senate proposes life jail for kidnapping

NDDC's N3trn expenditure in 19 years

Multiple streams of income post-COVID-19

Nigeria's oil and gas industry will emerge from the COVID-19 era stronger 'Auwalu

Exception to presumption of innocence

Delegates as beautiful brides ahead Ondo APC, PDP primaries

*Sports News*

20 Nigerian women's clubs receive $194,030 FIFA fund - The Sun

2022 World Cup: Qatar to kick-off proceedings on 21 November 2022 at Al Bayt stadium - Goal

5,966 Touches & Eight Goals: The Numbers Beneath Spain's Polarising 2010 World Cup - Yahoo

A-League returns with a coronation, but could end with a free-for-all - Yahoo

Abhash Thapa: Playing in the Kolkata derby remains an unfulfilled dream - Goal

Adam and Simon Yates to split Tour de France and Giro d'Italia races - BBC

Adesanya urges White to make bout with 'inflated balloon animal' Costa in New Zealand - Yahoo

AFTV remove Claude for racist remark about Tottenham player Son Heung-min and apologise for response video - Yahoo

Aidan O'Brien urges racing to get tough on 'stone age' race-riding tactics - Yahoo

Ajax Amsterdam hoping to keep hold of Onana - African Football

Akida clarifies Real Madrid-Kenya Women Premier League comparison - Goal

Ambani: I warned Yanga SC against signing Yikpe from Gor Mahia - Goal

An I-League berth in their sights, Sudeva FC looking to stir up a 'desi' fervour in Indian football - Goal

Arsenal condemn fan for racist slur made on AFTV - Yahoo

Arsenal Target Thomas Partey 'on the Verge' of New Atletico Madrid Contract - FTBpro

All the clubs spend a lot of money' - Man City deserve Champions League after decade of growth, insists Guardiola - Goal

Aribo Delighted to Return to Action after Covid-19 Ended Scottish Season - Thisday

Ashanti Gold advised on how to make impact in Caf ConfederationCup - Goal

Atalanta Beats Brescia 6-2 To Go Second In Serie A - Daily Independent

Atalanta's Muriel to miss Brescia clash after swimming pool accident - Vanguard

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