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Headline news for Monday 20 July, 2020

*THE NATION*

No foul play found in Arotiles death, says NAF

Fed Govt 774,000 job: Osun panel alerts to fake NDE website

JAMB admission to begin August 21

Three held in Ogun for highway robbery

Three men arraigned for divertingN8.85m noodles

Suspected rapists kill teen in Niger

Six journalists win 2020 BudgIT Media Fellowship

Buhari is in control, says Presidency

Support war against banditry, Masari tells APC

NSCDC corrects tenure extension story

Don urges journalists to use data in reporting

NDDC: Group demands prosecution of accused officials

Fintiri urges prayers to end insecurity, COVID-19

Fraud in NDDC reflects governments character

Grazing reserve: Niger seeks herders cooperation

Rot at Federal Civil Service Club, Abuja

Buni seeks more women in politics

Kogis Covid-19-free status claim dubious

Afuyes house of banter

Who picks Ondo APC governorship ticket

#BBNaija lockdown kicks off as 20 housemates fight for N85m

Why billionaires are craving for Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Axxela lists N11.5b bond on NSE, FMDQ

United Capital grows net profit by 16% to N1.91b in H1

CBN releases N16b for Anchor Borrowers Programme

Macroeconomic uncertainties halt 29 new carriers

Demand for Nigerias LNG surges

Allianz partners GIDN on insurance solutions

E-Tranzact opens application for N7b rights issue

Investors scout for value stocks amid H1 optimism

Allianz: Gulf of Guinea sees piracy soar

*VANGUARD*

[Edo 2020] Obaseki: Bad heads in our party gone ' Oshiomhole

PDP denies damaging Ize-Iyamu's campaign billboards

Full deregulation of oil & gas sector will force down PMS price ' PPPRA

Civil Society groups call on FG to protect Gbemudu over Boko Haram death threat

Ortom says will do everything possible to address pension issues in Benue

40% of women owned businesses affected by COVID-19

Health, education, others in limbo as debt stock hits N30trn in H1'20

CSO mourns US foremost civil rights activist, John Lewis

Dividing Ohanaeze for political expediency bad for Igbo ' IWA

Dying by reverse gear

Allegations against Akpabio embarrassing ' Onuesoke

Ondo: It's all over for Akeredolu ' Olafeso

Mandela Day: NHRC calls for more commitment to equality, social justice

COVID-19: President Buhari prays for Foreign Affairs Minister's speedy recovery

COVID-19- NITDA cautions Nigerians on fake messages circulating on social media

Resolving Nigeria ' Ghana trade disputes

Edo 2020: Oshiomhole calls Obaseki 'snake

2023: Igbo must not sabotage Igbo presidency ' Senator Okon

l don't have power to postpone Ondo APC primaries ' Bello

We must return Edo to APC for sustainable development ' Oshiomhole

Ondo Elections: Police bars politicians with security escorts from voting venues

[UPDATE] ONDO 2020: Few hours to governorship primary, Ife Oyedele steps down for Akeredolu

BREAKING: Ondo APC changes venue of governorship primary election

Edo 2020: I regret bringing Obaseki as my successor ' Oshiomhole

Ondo PDP primary: Group alleges deputy gov offers delegates $1000 each

Ondo 2020 guber primaries: We will maintain neutrality ' State Police

Ondo 2020: Over 4500 delegates to vote in APC/PDP guber primaries

ONDO 2020: APC aspirants raise alarm over non-accessibility of delegates list 24 hrs to election

*THISDAY*

WTO: Okonjo-Iweala Promises Support for Low-income Countries

NSEs Value of Trading Declines by 45%

Ecobank Group Wins Award

Investment One Promotes Financial Literacy

Moodys Affirms Afreximbanks Rating

Report: COVID-19 to Affect Marine Insurance

DBN Highlights Benefits of Credit Guarantee to MSMEs

FG Urged to Adopt Technology in Tackling Corruption

Poultry Farmers Push for Interest Rate Reduction, Other Incentives

Group Unveils Initiative to Support 360 Entrepreneurs

Obaseki Didnt Give Us N15bn to Get Ticket, Says PDP

Can Federal Lawmakers Make a Statement of Courage With the NDDC...

Spurs Inflict Huge Blow on Leicesters Champions League Ambitions

Osimhen Passes Napoli Medical, Club Set to Announce Deal

IBB Members Plead for Reopening of the Golf Club

FC Bulmaro Hail NFF over New Football Season

StarTimes Airs FA Cup Semifinal Matches this Weekend

Pinnick: NFF Wont Beg Saka to Play for Nigeria

Its Time for Akpabio to Go

Study Links Juice Consumption to Higher Nutrient

*PUNCH*

Eti-Osa isolation centre set for closure

Govt plants 7.5 million trees in Lagos

FG, states, LGs borrowing from banks hits N954.27bn

Lockdown, physical distancing almost shut down economy FG

Aviation: Experts tie poor ticketing to economic downturn

AMCON develops strategies to recover N5tn debt

FG, states, LGs share N651.18bn for June

Investment commitment dipped by $10.9bn in H1 NIPC

PPPRA shouldnt decide petrol price alone Marketers

NIMASA seeks synergy with Lagos agency

Lagos eliminates multiple RoW charges with fibre project

Lagos marks 500 distressed buildings for demolition

Lottery board endorses Dangote Cement promo

Forgotten Ebonyi community where pregnant women, others die travelling 15 kilometres for health care

COVID-19 stopping Russian engineers to work on Ajaokuta Administrator

15 soldiers, 17 bandits feared killed in Katsina gunfight

Property firm drives growth with virtual office

ARCON tasks members on urbanisation, seeks govts partnership

NESA to energise Edo power plant

Lagos seeks support on road construction

Arotile: Police to take over case, may charge suspects with manslaughter

Intrigues, last-minute alignment as 11 aspirants contest Ondo APC governorship ticket today

National Assembly vehicles: Contractors petition Buhari, demand N875m, threaten suit

2020 admission begins August 21, says JAMB

Reps to grill Akpabio, NDDC MD today over allegations

Obaseki celebrates Ighodalo at 61

Magu: Prepare for surprises, Presidency tells Nigerians

Youve made Nigeria proud, Tinubu tells Olorunyomi

*DAILY TRUST*

Timely national policy on solid waste management

Very embarrassing disarray in FG

1m register for Tinubu 2023 project

APC gov'ship: 2,508 delegates to determine Akeredolu, 11 others' fate

I'll return Edo to APC ' Oshiomhole

Gombe PDP stakeholders object imposition of ward executives

Ondo police to bar politicians with security aides from voting venue

We are not all thieves!

In praise of the new labour unity

Record, achievements of privatisation of public enterprises

NDDCand campaign ofcalumnyagainst NASS

What about secular music

3 suspected teenage robbers held in Ogun

5 persons arrested over attack on traders, workers

Court fixes Sept 22 for maid's trial over attempted murder

Ekiti gets special court to try COVID-19 protocols offenders

FCT minister tasks council chairmen on education, health

New section opened for fish in Wuye market

Family survives crash driving against traffic

Gwagwalada chair calls for unity in APC

Ex-Kuje chair leaves PDP for APC

No evidence Madagascar herb cures COVID-19-NIPRID

NAFDAC launches videos to eliminate transfat

COVID-19: 305 recover as NCDC confirms 653 new cases

Which tactic is there left to try

FG records 65% deficit in oil revenue projections ' Ahmed

FG, States, LGAs shared N3.815trn in 180 days

Investors lose N9.8bn on equities

*THE SUN*

Kogi indegenes, Northern professionals in Edo rally support for Ize-Iyamu

PDP condemns destruction of APC campaign billboards, posters

Oshiomhole apologises to Edo people for bringing Obaseki

Ogeimwonyi collapses structure, declares support for Ize-Iyamu

Igbo women in Edo declare support for Obaseki

Why we offered Obaseki ticket 'PDP

Ondo: 12 jostle for APC ticket

Anambra: Why I didn't sign communiqu on zoning 'Nawfia

Eze threatens to sue Obiano over LG poll, poor governance

Bayelsa senatorial poll: Political leaders affirm zoning arrangement

Osimhen passes Napoli medical

Napoli joins West Ham, Everton in race for Aina

IOC Athletes' Commission to launch survey on Olympic protests

UFC suspends Kamaru Usman for six months

Nadal named Most Dominant Athlete of 21st Century

I'm not under pressure to become Super Eagles' no 1 'Okoye

Falconets captain weds heartthrob

De Gea should save Chelsea's second goal 100 times out of 100 ' Solskjaer

AC Milan coach brushes off Ibrahimovic's angry reaction to substitution

IIF launches project 40at40, targets 100% success

COVID-19: FG records 65% decline in revenue, says Finance Minister

Lagos govt endorses Dangote Cement millionaire promo

Non-conventional vessels: NIMASA to take tougher action against uncertified boat skippers

Obaseki commissions Edo IPP today

Deregulation'll stimulate economic growth, says PPPRA

Firm launches portal to deepen insurance access

Ebonyi gives tax reliefs to hawkers, petty traders

SEC to streamline market investment processes to attract more investors ' DG

*GUARDIAN*

PDP mends fences with Lamido in Jigawa

Ekiti to begin enforcement of face masks today, sets up special offences court

Ondo deputy governor, group in war of words over 'bribery' of delegates

Man dies after crashing into Hitech barrier on Lagos airport road

Host communities seek sack, prosecution of corrupt NDDC officials, others

No evidence Madagascar drug can cure COVID-19

Ize-Iyamu accuses PDP, others of greed for endorsing Obaseki

Gunmen kidnap police, daughter, four others

Imo plans to create 500,000 jobs post-COVID-19

Sudan 'urgently' needs $283 million to fight virus

Brilliant Chelsea thrash Man United, set up FA Cup final against Arsenal

Weir explains why NRFF introduced online rugby sessions

Leicester boss relishing 'perfect' finale against Man United

Royal Queens will change women football landscape, says Sifo

AFCON postponement good for Super Eagles, says Onyekuru

Insurers woo Nigerians on investment culture through MMF

Preserving forex reserves, raising local capacity through import substitution

Federal Government's blunder on WASSCE

North-west insecurity: Banditry or Jihadists' occupation

Home truth

Babandede and the Nigeria Immigration Service

When undeclared ambition is a crime: The Tinubu conundrum

Ladipo Adamolekun at 78

The search for happiness

N64b e-waste poses health risks for Nigerians, others

Uneasy calm in Ondo APC as 2,500 delegates elect guber candidate today

CAF's policies have devalued women football, says Okobi-Okeoghene

Rift among South East senators over multi-billion SUVs deepens

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Alleged Corruption In NDDC: SERAP Urges Buhari To Set Up Probe Panel

FG, IOCs Have Failed Kokori, Urhobo Nation ' Ohwevwo, Kakor

Oyegunle Set To Emerge As CIIN's 50th President

Niger Legislature Sad Over Abandoned COVID-19 Palliatives

Splintering Ohanaeze Bad For Ndigbo ' IWA

Court Fixes July 22 For Hearing On N8bn Rights Suit Against Lagos

NDDC Graft: Sack Accused Appointees To Pave Way For Prosecution ' HOSCON

UNICEF, NAPOPC, NOA Move To Protect Rights Of Children In Imo Communities

NDDC: Group Calls For Independent Presidential Probe Panel

2023: Group Insists On South-East For Presidency

We Should Stop Glorifying Inanities

Hastening The End Of Boko Haram Menace

How Private Sector N15.2trn Indebtedness To Banks Can Jump-Start Economy ' Analysts

Obaseki's Independent Power Plant Kicks Off Today

They Still Cannot Tell Nigerians The Truth

Government Endorses New Dangote Cement Millionaire Promo

Heritage Bank Upgrades HB 'Padie' Mobile App For Easy Access

Stock Market: Surviving Half Year 2020 On Q2 Performance

Near Collapse Of Broadcast Media In South East Vindicates NUJ, BON

United Capital H1 Numbers Beat Market Expectation Amidst COVID -19

FirstBank Convenes SMEconnect Webinar, Promotes Growth Of Educational Sector

Bad Roads Wreaking Havoc On Vehicles, Economy

My Selection Was Wrong Today ' Ole Gunner

Unai Emery In Talks To Become Villarreal Head Coach

Renault Protest Racing Point Cars

Nothing More To Speak About' Messi Says After Talks With Barcelona

David De Gea Warned By Ole Gunnar Solskjaer After Latest Error

Highlights: Tottenham 3, Leicester City 0

*TRIBUNE*

Meet the 20 housemates in the BBNaija Lockdown house

COVID-19: Buhari wishes Onyeama speedy recovery

War against corruption at crossroads ' Presidency

Deregulation will force down petrol price, PPPRA says

Third Mainland Bridge: FG, Lagos govt declares readiness for partial closure

Olorunyomi's award, reward for untiring service to Nigeria ' Tinubu

COVID-19: Bauchi Risk Communication Committee conducts mega rally to sensitize residents

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 556 new cases, total now 36,663

Big Brother Naija season five begins, breaks the internet

Ondo APC primary: Ife Oyedele steps down, declares for Akeredolu

The church, the polity and the pandemic

Unifying the exchange rate

Mourning our Air Force heroine

Tolulope, forever

AXA Mansard to boost investment culture through Money Market Fund

FCCPC: Restoring hope to violated Nigerian consumers

Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu @ 67: Three scores and seven of impactful life

SON gives reasons for new international standards on electromedical equipment

Bond stop rates to moderate amid demand pressure

Why we are embarking on price review from August 'StarTimes

Expert predicts MPC will leave rates unchanged

*BLUE PRINT*

Breaking: Days after Barcelona lost out on La Liga title, Messi grab 7th record golden boot

Breaking: In Ondo, top contender steps down for Akeredolu as APC stages guber primary election

NASS, Minister petitioned over NOUN plot to evict staff from quarters

Unveiled! Faces, names of housemates at Big Brother Naija season 5 'lockdown' as show kicks off

Princess Michael: What will justice do

OCI engages on anti-breast, cervical cancer campaign

Experts raise fresh COVID-19 alarm

Spurious allegations against NAPTIP handiwork of mischief makers ' CWAI

JTTT to states: Stop your traffic agents from hindering food movement

Niger board'll protect pension funds against thieves ' DG

Russian engineers to upgrade, modernise Ajaokuta steel coy ' SOLAD

Oyo police arrest 8 over rape, defilement

Gombe second in rape, drug abuse cases in Nigeria ' Speaker

Ugwuanyi approves N24.6m bursary for 246 law students

ENTRACO moves to reclaim Owerri environment in 7 days

Monitor 2020 hajj fare deposits refund, IHR urges NAHCON

Covid-19: We're divesting from oil economy ' Minister

Ex-IEDPU President Atanda passes on at 84

In Nasarawa, foundation rewards corp members for selfless service

Flood: Group trains Bayelsa women on environmental protection

Russians to upgrade, modernise Ajaokuta Steel Coy- Mgt

NCPC boss Pam seeks govs' support for enhanced pilgrimage

Anti-graft war: Groups thumb up Malami, allege threats to AGF's life

Keyamo, Aremu, others brainstorm on COVID-19 impact on workers

7 suspected vandals, illegal petroleum dealers nabbed in Abuja

Malaria: kwara gets 2.3m insecticide nets

*SPORTS*

AC Milan coach brushes off Ibrahimovic's angry reaction to substitution - The Sun

Adesanya, Costa UFC title clash for Sept 19 - Punch

Adesanya, Costa UFC title clash for Sept 19 - Punch

AFCON postponement good for Super Eagles, says Onyekuru - Guardian

AFL grand final may be tied to MCG but venue tradition is outdated - Yahoo

Atletico Madrid 1-1 Real Sociedad: Late Januzaj equaliser secures Europa League spot - Goal

Bad timing works in FFA's favour as hunt for next Matildas coach begins - Yahoo

Bale's axeing from Real Madrid squad a 'technical decision', claims Zidane - Goal

Brilliant Chelsea thrash Man United, set up FA Cup final against Arsenal - Guardian

Brooklyn Nets sign Anderson for rest of season - Daily Trust

Chelsea book FA Cup final after De Gea's errors - Daily Trust

Chelsea into FA Cup final after David de Gea howlers - CNN

Coronavirus: Gattuso concerned as cases soar in Barcelona ahead of Champions League clash - Yahoo

Cowboys head coach Green steps down - Yahoo

David de Gea blunders as Chelsea beats Man Utd to reach the FA Cup final - CNN

David De Gea Warned By Ole Gunnar Solskjaer After Latest Error - Daily Independent

De Gea blunder costs United in 3-1 loss to Chelsea - Yahoo

De Gea blunders put Chelsea in FA Cup final - Daily Trust

De Gea error helps Chelsea book FA Cup final clash with Arsenal - The Cable

De Gea should save Chelsea's second goal 100 times out of 100 ' Solskjaer - Vanguard

De Gea should save Chelsea's second goal 100 times out of 100 ' Solskjaer - The Sun

Eagles Euro roundup: Eze hits goal No.13 - Punch

Egbo Makes History As KF Tirana Clinch Albanian League Title, Qualify For Champions League - Complete Sports

Egbo makes history, wins Albania league with Tirana - Punch

Egbo makes history, wins Albania league with Tirana - Punch

Eight up for Hamilton in Hungary as Verstappen takes fine second after crash - CNN

El Loco' Bielsa works his magic at promoted Leeds Utd - CNN

El Loco' Marcelo Bielsa masterminds return of Leeds to English top-flight - CNN

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