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Newspapers headlines for Thursday 16 July, 2020


Court adjourns trial of Wadume till October 13

Plight of Edo Local Government retirees

Suspension not enough

APC Appeal Committee clears 12 for Ondo primary

Buhari celebrates Taiwo Obe at 60

Danger looms

12 top EFCC officials suspended as Magu regains freedom

NIPC wokers protest lingers

Court reaffirms Aguma as Rivers APC chairman

MTN begins e-SIM technology trial

Obahiagbon accuses Obaseki of harassing APC members

Attack on Ize-Iyamus running mate not sponsored by PDP

Obaseki, PDP struggling for relevance with fake news, says APC

Paucity of funds stalling appointment of more justices for Supreme Court

Senate urges Fed Govt to raise age limit for job seekers

ASUU decries secret recruitment in UNIPORT

Get skills for secured future, Obi tells youths

Gbajabiamila seeks stiffer penalty against rapists

National Assembly Clerk rejects retirement by commission

Ngige bars NECAs acting President from NSITF board meetings

Flux factory artiste, Kholi set to dominate music industry

Ladol and NPAs N16bn allegation


Police shoot suspected kidnapper dead, rescue corp member

Witness tells court how two Chinese attempted to bribe EFCC staff with N50m

Revealed: How prominent Nigerian is misleadingpublic on war against banditry

COVID-19: Aisha Buhari receives Medical equipment from Chinese First Lady

Zambian economy to shrink by 4.2% in 2020 due to COVID-19

Boko Haram/ISWAP/ ISIS: World must support Nigeria to overcome new threats by international terrorists' network ' NDMG

FG distributes N169m CCT to less privileged in Adamawa

German pharmacists develop gargle test to detect coronavirus

$37.8bn needed to close financing gaps for Universal Social Protection

COVID-19 impacting negatively on employment, livelihood of Nigerians ' NBS survey

New Deal for our creative industry

WAEC expresses willingness to partner NSCDC in Kaduna

NIMASA orders stevedoring firms to commence operations or face sanction

Interswitch postpones annual InterswitchSPAK National Competition

COVID-19: Parents don't want their wards back in school yet ' Survey

Public procurement: Why Nigeria is not getting value for billions invested ' Aliyu, CIPSMN boss

ASUU donates 1.000 seater lecture hall to UNIJOS

NGO provides 1,800 children in Ogun, Kaduna with offline home learning kits

Ondo: APC Youths protest against Indirect Primary

Buhari presides over 8th virtual FEC meeting

OPEC puts conformity level at 107% as Bonny light crude remains stable

Net forex inflow rises 118% to $20.5bn in 2mths

COVID-19: Local implications of a global disruption

Cybersecurity: 89% of Nigerian companies risk public cloud attack

Twitter accounts of Obama, Gates, Kanye West, Musk, others hit in major hack

Apple wins EU court battle in 13bn euro tax case

A minister's good turn for the broadcast industry

StarTimes sees huge future in Nigerian entertainment sector


NEXIM Bank Disburses N52.9bn to Boost Non-oil Activities

Start-ups Emerge Winners in Incubation Programme

Fortune Global Bags ISO Certification

NSE Simplifies Capital Market Investing with Comic Book

5G Technology a Necessity, Says FG

Experts Highlight Importance of Data Protection Regulation

All Eyes on Digital Identity Project Steering Committee

TradeDepot Secures Additional $10m for Retail Supply Chain in Nigeria

StarTimes Increases Content Offerings, Reaffirms Affordability

Olam to Address Global Food Security through Innovation

Oloruntimehin: Government Needs to Lower Bandwidth Cost

Female Group Seeks Full Deregulation of Oil Sector

Purple Unveils New Identity

Nosak Supports Lagos Food Bank

Marie Stopes Nigeria Donates Items to Lagos State

Chivita Launches New Product

Former Liberian President to Give keynote Address at Hogan Lovells 7th Africa Forum

BMP Car Launches 2-in-1 Car Hailing Service

SystemSpecs Awards Winners of Essay Competition Provides Access to Online Trading

UNODCs Study Explains Hidden Crime of Firearms Trafficking

Imumolen Makes Nigeria Proud, Clinches World Greatness Award

Central Research Laboratory Gets Worlds First Good Financial Grant Practice Certification

PDP Campaign Council Meets, Reviews Strategies on Edo Election

No Igbo Man Can Do What Northerners Have Done For Me

Akpabio Ensured He Got 30 Contracts for Water Hyacinths

On the Matter of Equity, Justice and Fairness in Enugu

Akpabio, Nunieh and NDDC Trillions


FG loses N34bn fraud case against Tompolos firm, others

APC crisis surfaces as Senate screens ambassadorial nominees

Edo 2020: PDP campaign council meets in Rivers, eyes victory

Election rigging: APC petitions CP, demands ex-Ondo SSGs prosecution

Osinbajo: Beyond the nostrum

Conflicting court decisions make law teaching difficult Abuah

COVID-19 prevention measures in Mararaba

Nigerian judge defeats NJC at ECOWAS court

Appointment of EFCC leadership

UK frustrated Air Peace attempt to evacuate Nigerians Onyema

MTN begins trial of e-SIM in Nigeria

FEC okays 2021-2023 MTEF, projects N12.66tn 2021 budget

Firm rebrands three subsidiaries

NNPCs losses increase by 200%, hit N30.8bn

Maize production will drop by 25%, say growers

Review all financial penalties upwards, CBN tells National Assembly

FAAN tackles Yari

Stock market rises slightly after two-day decline

I spoke with Tolulope at 1pm but at 5pm, I was told she was in mortuary Father of Nigerias first female combat helicopter pilot

eTranzacts 4.67bn rights issue opens for subscription

NDDC spent N81.5bn in six months CBN, OAGF

Transcorp Hotels seeks approval to list additional shares

How ex-PPMC MD used wife to siphon agency funds Witness

Net foreign inflow hit $9.35bn in February CBN

Gunmen kidnap NIS official, wife, kill sister-in-law in Nasarawa

UBA assures salary account owners access to funds

WASSCE/pupils resumption: South-West states, Ebonyi, Cross River on collision course with FG

Delta introduces property tax to shore up revenue


Flip-flops over re-opening of schools

Edo gov'ship: Wike, Fintiri, others strategise to defeat APC

Reps defend Gimba's 'largesse' to constituents

Conduct credible poll in Edo, INEC tasked

Senators slam ambassadorial nominee over comments on 'APC crisis

Igbo leaders should do away with opposition politics

Moving displaced persons from aid-dependence to self-reliance

A case of safety first in reopening of schools

In defense of the Nigerian woman

We sacked professors, others to put best system in place ' UniAbuja VC

FG insists on school closure, WASSCE cancellation

Stanbic bank donates 1,056 COVID-19 test kits to FCTA

Muslim community establishes varsity in Abuja

We're collaborating with security agents to tackle kidnapping ' Abaji chair

I sexually assaulted my neighbour's 11-year-old daughter only six times

Police kill suspected kidnapper in gun duel, rescue 2 persons

Man lands in court for allegedly stealing N200,000

My husband beats me anytime I deny him sex, please dissolve our marriage

3 men docked over 'one chance' robbery

Man, 35, arraigned over possession of Superpower-90 explosive

Anti-corruption forum condemns attacks on Prophet Omale

Black killings: Trump says more whites are killed

GOKADA founder, Fahim Saleh, found decapitated in US residence

Wole Soyinka at 86

CBN seeks exclusive right to bank licensing, revocation

Reps seek relocation of oil tank farms as NNPC seeks time

Senate approves N168.8bn for FIRS

MTN Foundation opens for 2020 scholarship entries


PDP struggling for relevance 'APC

NCP asks electorate to reject PDP, APC

Obaseki forcing APC members, govt officials to defect to PDP 'Obahiagbon

We have no reason to harass anyone 'Osagie, governor's CPS

We won't accept imposition in C'River PDP 'Ikem, fmr National Publicity Secretary

Akeredolu, APC petition CP over ex-SSG's claim on alleged rigging of 2016 guber poll

Anambra: Lecturers begin assessment of guber aspirants

Court adjourns suit seeking Uzodimma's sack to July 20

Edo poll: AA, LP, ADC substitute candidates

Edo ADC faction battles Arinse, says he has no power to appoint candidate for party

Qatar 2022: Nigeria gets World Cup schedule

Benin coach tips Eagles to qualify for Mundial

Spurs tempt Osimhen with 73.5m

Amokachi: Ighalo can't bench Rashford, Martial at Man U

Post COVID-19: Sports Alive partners Dekaizen Worldwide on athletes insurance

Hopkins: Joshua'll knock Fury out

Martins replaces Ighalo at Shanghai Shenhua

FIFA confirms 2022 World Cup match schedule

Jatta identity probe continues, bank transfers reportedly checked

Osun stops salaries of athletes, contract coaches, players of 2 state-owned clubs

LCCI cautions FG on borrowing to meet fiscal obligations

NSE Insurance index down -0.10% YTD

Only 3 states have group life insurance for workers-PenCom

Insurer to boost investment culture via Money Market Fund

CBN seeks powers to freeze criminals' accounts

Why we're focusing on youths 'Chilo-Offiah, SA to Enugu State Gov on SME

CIS demands suspension of recapitalisation plan

MTN Nigeria to run limited trial of e-SIM technology


PDP BoT member debunks Anambra committee's allegation

One kidnapper shot dead, two victims rescued in Ogun

NAFRCOWA extends palliatives to widows, orphans

Group sensitises Lagos youths on dangers of drug abuse

Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again

Benin Republic's Dussuyer backs Nigeria to qualify for 2022 World Cup

Maikaba raises alarm over clubs' preparationfor CAF championships

South East governors' apathy to sports development worries Onwana

Teams to continue with five substitutions in 2020/21 season

Sports Alive, Dekaizen broker insurance coverage for African athletes

Muaythai Federation applauds Kazeem's contributions to sports development

How digital currency can aid business growth amidst COVID-19 pandemic

CBN unveils intervention support guidelines for agribusiness, others

Maize farmers secure N16 billion CBN facility

Hackers hijack Twitter accounts belonging to Bezos, Apple, Musk, Gates

NAE pledges adherence to ethical process, gets new president

Chemical workers seek govt's intervention, demand compensation for dead colleague

NCC creates new department to accelerate FG's digital economy agenda

Professionals to rid Lagos of 5 million plastic wastes

Governance professionals canvass electronic voting for Edo elections

Two corps members receive Sultan's meritorious awards

NCDC, Africa CDC train health workers on disease prevention, control

FG Life-ND begins in 100 Abia communities

NSITF to focus on key objectives of compensation scheme

Experts say clandestine operations, national power key to achieving peace, conflict resolution

Former governors' illegal, scandalous perks

Oil is a wasting asset, why are we so addicted to it

Abiodun: Returning Ogun roads to good old days


NEITIs audit of oil, gas sector unsatisfactory, says Reps

FCT master plan violations

LCCI calls for caution as Nigerias debt profile nears N33trn

Nigeria earned N80 trillion from petroleum export under Buhari

Army redeploys 37 generals, others

COVID-19 remains number one public enemy, WHO warns govts


NDDC: Sagay Wants IMC Sacked, Governing Board Inaugurated

Science Equipment Institute Staff Union Kicks Against MD's Re-Appointment

Ekpebide Calls For Security Beef-Up In Delta Coastal Communities

Military Kills Six Bandits In Zamfara, Repels Attack In Katsina

COVID-19: Diri Warns Police, Others Against Extortion Over Facemasks

NSITF: Ngige Bars NECA Acting President From Future Board

Ebonyi Fixes August 15 For LG Election

Eket Is Like War-Torn Area, Residents Cry Out

Kano Says It Has Flattened COVID-19 Curve

33 Nominee-Judges For FCT High Court Still Awaiting Buhari's Approval

Gov. Ganduje Reshuffles Cabinet

APC Clears 12 For Ondo Gubernatorial Primary

Ize-Iyamu Acid: Oshiomhole Must Have Mistaken Me For Another Dean ' Sagay

JUST IN: Ganduje Reshuffles Cabinet

Ondo Guber: S'West Govs Delay Release Of Cleared APC Aspirants

Revised 2020 Budget: Education And Other Concerns

NDDC: Beyond The Brickbats And Tantrums

Injection Of Modern Equipment Reason Major Airlines Prefer SAHCO ' MD

NCC Resolves 98% Consumer Complaints In 15 Months

OPEC+ May Temper Production Rise

Nigeria To Overtake China, U.S By 2100 ' Study

Delta Air Take Up $3bn Charge On Voluntary Retirement Plans

Solvency Test: Auditors, NAICOM Officials Are To Blame ' Stakeholders

NITDA's Policies Will Retain 100,000 Jobs, Create Additional 30,000 For Post COVID-19 Era

Nigeria Needs $2.1bn To Boost Power Infrastructure ' NERC

Cisco Webex Helps Customers Stay Remotely Connected, Reimagine Work

Keystone Bank Trains MSMEs On Ways To Boost Sales During COVID-19

Juventus, Sassuolo Draw In 6-goal Thriller As Atalanta Closes In On Serie A Leaders


No WASSCE for Nigerian students now, FG insists

Ondo primary: APC Appeal Committee clears Abraham Olusegun

NNPC gives conditions for relocation of tank farms, depots

South-West states declare readiness for 2020 WASSCE

Troops kill 6 bandits, recover GPMG, Ak 47 magazine, arrest informants in Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi

Nigeria records 643 new coronavirus cases, total now 34,259

Children of pastoralists, from polygamous homes most hit by malnutrition in Kano ' Study

If we don't have Tokyo Games, we're unlikely to have Beijing 2022 ' IOC member

We cannot allow gains made on health to be reversed by COVID-19 ' Pathfinder

COVID-19 to gulp N24bn in Abuja in a year 'Expert

Eat a plate of pepper soup, boost your libido

Psychosocial Disability Awareness Month: Why is it important

COVID-19 may deprive 47 million women of modern contraceptives ' UNFPA

How Oyo government plans to check extortion of women accessing family planning

We're working on getting sponsors for 3SC ' Rasheed Balogun,GM

The Hushpuppi, Woodberry cases

UPDATE: Twitter accounts of Obama, Bill Gates, Biden, Apple, others hacked by bitcoin scammers

Twitter accounts of Bill Gates, Biden, Musk, others hacked by Bitcoin scammers

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 612,586 ' Africa CDC

COVID19: Wema Bank's ALAT supports salary earners with financial boost

Equities market halts two-day loss with +0.06 per cent

NCAT will not increase school fees for now 'Rector

Nnaji urges airlines to be considerate in fare adjustments


In Anambra, traders advocate death penalty for rape

Post COVID-19: Kogi gov't rolls out 'business flourishing plans' for indigenes, residents

Tension as clerk Omolori dares NASS over sack

Updated: Magu released after 10-day ordeal, 12 EFCC directors suspended

APC crisis mars Senate's screening of ambassadorial nominees

Extortion': Group alleges loss of over N50 million worth of donkey skins in Nigeria

Breaking: Despite another David Luiz howler, Arsenal beat Premier League Champions

Suit seeking to stop Senate from screening 11 nominees as judges gets July 21 date

Supreme Court: 'Poor budgetary allocation stalling judges appointment

Edo poll: AA, LP, ADC substitute candidates

Obaseki harassing APC members to decamp to PDP ' Ize-Iyamu campaign

Wike hosts PDP leaders, plots Ize-Iyamu's downfall

N34bn fraud charge against ex-NIMASA DG Akpobolokemi, Tompolo firm dismissed

Sack: Tension as Omolori, others resist NASS

Anambra community laments exclusion, abandonment as bridge nears collapse

COVID-19: Popular bank supports FCT with 1056 test kits

Katsina health worker missing 3 years after abduction

Textile coy renovates isolation centre in Kano

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

COVID-19: Retired general challenges Sule over arrest, prosecution

Jigawa to produce 6,600 bags of fertilizers daily ' Manager

Zulum to remodel 76 primary schools in Maiduguri

Umahi suspends Ebonyi FADAMA coordinator over N300m fraud

COVID-19: Sensitise your congregation, Banigo tasks clerics

Kano NSCDC nabs 2 for defiling minor

Adopt staggered school resumption, VC urges FG

Buhari salutes Taiwo Obe at 60

FCTA demolishes illegal structures in Abuja Estate


Akwuegbu: How Tough, Rough Life In The Austrian Army Shaped My Life - Complete Sports

Amokachi: Ighalo can't bench Rashford, Martial at Man U - The Sun

Amuneke: Osimhen, Chukwueze, Nwakali, my effort at U-17 level - Peoples Daily

Ancelotti unimpressed with Everton's lack of fight - Daily Trust

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool: Champions to miss out on record points haul after loss - Goal

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool: Gunners come from behind to end champions' record hopes - BBC

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp says Reds deserved defeat - BBC

Arsenal clearly need to strengthen squad ' Arteta - Yahoo

Arsenal shock Liverpool with comeback win at Emirates - Punch

Arteta admits to 'enormous gap' between Arsenal and Liverpool with finances a 'big concern - Goal

Arteta Task Gunners to Learn from Liverpool Rebuild - Thisday

Arteta: Pretty clear Arsenal need to strengthen squad - Goal

Arteta: Pretty clear Arsenal need to strengthen squad - Yahoo

Barcelona Unveil New Jersey for 2020/21 La Liga Season - Thisday

Benin coach tips Eagles to qualify for Mundial - The Sun

Benin Republic's Dussuyer backs Nigeria to qualify for 2022 World Cup - Guardian

Berbatov criticises 'unprofessional and disrespectful' Real Madrid outcast Bale - Yahoo

CAF keen to develop women's game - New Telegraph

Coronavirus: PGA Tour hopeful of hosting fans before end of 2020 ' Monahan - Yahoo

Cricket Australia names preliminary squad to tour England - Yahoo

Dakars 2022 Youth Olympics postponed until 2026 IOC - Punch

David Silva Brilliant As Man City See Off Lowly Bournemouth - Daily Independent

Donald Trump replaces campaign manager as he struggles in polls - Yahoo

Dr. Marcus Rashford Loading at Old Trafford - Thisday

Drogba snubbed by Ivorian players for FIF top job - Peoples Daily

Elena Delle Donne 'shocked' her WNBA season medical opt-out request was denied, Mystics say she'll be paid - CNN

EPL transfer window opens July 27 - New Telegraph

EPL: Arsenal end Liverpool's hope of points record, beat champs 2-1 - New Telegraph

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