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19 Major Evening Newspaper Headlines Today, Friday July 17, 2020

The Nation Newspaper

APC governors meet on poll

Jaiz Bank pays shareholders N884m maiden dividends

Obaseki’s govt emptying treasury, APC alleges

GTBank wins Euromoney award

PDP rejects APC’s request to transfer Edo matter to Abuja

Why Ihedioha is desperate to return, by Imo govt

FCMB promotes offshore expansion for SMEs

NDIC proposes stiff penalties for directors of failed banks

Chams’ shareholders okay recapitalisation plan

Violators of safety protocols at airport risk jail term, says Fed Govt

Combating protein deficiency

NAHCO’s shareholders get N487m dividends

Chams’ shareholders okay recapitalisation plan

Southsouth governors back agency’s forensic audit

Aspirant slams Kogi governor

Appeal Courts stays execution of judgment on Rivers APC leadership

Law firm hosts Sirleaf

Bello heads Ondo APC primary election committee

NDDC crisis: Buhari orders speedy, coordinated probe

63% of sanitisers are counterfeit, says Fed Govt

Drama as Wike rescues ex-NDDC MD from police

Why boxing is dying gradually

Braimoh’s death, a loss to Kosofe, says Agunsoye

Ondo poll: Direct primaries is suitable, says Adojutelegan

Olafeso: ‘I won’t step down for Ajayi’

Remembering ‘Aleco’ Adedipe

Edo: How far can smaller parties go?

Minister pays tribute to Oyewole, Ukaigwe

FA Cup: StarTimes to air live semi-finals

NPFL, NWFL clubs to get NFF’s support

Ndidi’s Leicester keep CL dreams alive with Sheffield win

Lille laments Osimhen’s imminent departure

Jaiz Bank pays shareholders N884m maiden dividends

FCMB promotes offshore expansion for SMEs

NDIC proposes stiff penalties for directors of failed banks

Chams’ shareholders okay recapitalisation plan

Combating protein deficiency

19-year-old girl sleeps with 10 men in Edo

Boko Haram demands N20m to free 75-year-old’s daughter, niece

COEASU braces up for showdown with Fed Govt over IPPIS, others

Punch News

NDDC controversial probe: Wike fumes as police storm ex-MD’s house, officials clash with National Assembly

Arotile: Family demands probe, Afenifere rejects crash report.

10 cultists sleep with new female member during initiation –Girl

Magu’ll be cleared of allegations, reinstated, says counsel

Zidane a blessing from heaven – Real Madrid president

Serena Williams to play inaugural Kentucky tournament

COVID-19: British Airways retires 31 B747 aircraft

FG inaugurates WTO campaign team for Okonjo-Iweala

Foreign reserves drop to $36.12bn, says CBN

Hushpuppi: Between Dabiri-Erewa and Frank Mba

I won’t accept any disrespect to National Assembly – Buhari

Nine power plants shut down, 2,079MW capacity stranded

Eagles didn’t have my jersey size, jokes Akinfenwa

Man, 47, nabbed for impregnating 16-year-old daughter in Rivers

Osun man arraigned for abducting neighbour’s wife, kids

Man jailed for stealing church offering, phone in Ebonyi

Clerical conspiracists: Concerns as popular preachers peddle unverifiable COVID-19 theories

Two Enugu doctors arraigned for forgery, stealing dead colleague’s N1m

US, UK, Canada accuse Russia of COVID-19 vaccine theft

Newborn baby found dead at Bauchi refuse dump

Groups ask DSS to release lawyer arrested for criticising Abia gov

Alaibe accepts Supreme Court judgment, congratulates Diri

We’ll employ Edo people’s power against federal might – PDP

Group demands Ayade’s suspension for suing PDP

PDP will reclaim Ondo, says Ekweremadu

Uzodinma, Ize-Iyamu, Omo-Agege meet in Abuja

COVID-19 guidelines: FG probes Fintiri, Yari, publisher

Pedro Obaseki accuses Ize-Iyamu of plagiarising manifesto

Court reverses order forfeiting Saraki’s houses to FG

N34bn fraud suit: Clark, Dickson hail Tompolo over victory

Airport, border closure affected roaming voice revenue – Stakeholders

Ogun porters assault businesswoman, others

National Assembly commission queries clerk for insubordination

NLNG denies alleged $1.05bn illegal withdrawal

FRSC can enforce traffic law on public roads – Court

NLC, ULC end crisis, reconcile after five years

Dangote’s $2bn fertiliser plant ready 2021

602 repentant Boko Haram fighters take oath of allegiance

Reps kick as Ngige shuns human trafficking probe

Dabiri-Erewa hails Egbu on UK varsity appointment

Akwa Ibom’s threat to sack striking health workers empty – JOHESU

Thugs disrupt Bauchi APC faction press conference

13-year-old boy drowns in Kano

Plateau shuts hospital, quarantines 29 as two health workers test positive

Obasanjo, Mimiko, others pay tributes as Akinkugbe is buried

PDP accuses Osun of mismanaging $20m health grant

Tinubu condoles Kukah

Buhari mourns ex-NYSC boss

Vanguard News

SCHOOLS RESUMPTION: We’ll vigorously enforce COVID-19 protocols —S’West states

Build independent power supply, rail system across southwest, Adams urges govs

Arotile’s death suspicious — Aare Adams, Afenifere, WYC

774,000 job controversy: Lawan, Gbajabiamila meet Buhari

NDDC: Failed siege in P-Harcourt, storm in Abuja

COVID-19: God is teaching us some lessons — Religious leaders

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu task Trade Fair leaders on safety precaution

How renewable energy can impact households positively ― Mark Obisesan

Mitsubishi hosts first-ever virtual car launch in Nigeria

NDDC probe: Youths fault attack on Omo-Agege

COVID-19: BUA Foundation donates N200m, 3 ambulances to Adamawa

I feel very safe in Govt House, Akpabio can’t kill me ― Nunieh

You won’t get hazard allowance in the UK, Ehanire tells doctors going abroad

I slept with 10 men during initiation into Marine Girls cult, says 19-yr-old

Tinubu condoles with Fr Matthew Kukah over mother’s death

Bode George tasks South-West PDP caretaker committee on unity Labour

5 years after: Labour unites as aggrieved unions return to NLC

‘Mediatrix’: A tribute to Maman Fr. Kukah

Nigeria lost N3bn to illegal gold smuggling in 6-yrs — Buhari

Zidane silences the doubters by bringing Real Madrid back to life

Zimbabwe says economy to shrink 4.5% this year

How new inventions can fight spread of coronavirus indoors

COVID-19: Rivers govt. orders compulsory use of face mask in hospitals

Canadian police kill 73-year-old man after refusing to wear face mask

Nigeria records 595 fresh COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

Obaseki advocates investment in new skill set for post-COVID-19 economy

In Nigeria: African researchers, invention of fast COVID-19 test

Nigeria records 643 new cases of COVID-19

Thisday News

Buhari Orders Security Agencies to Unearth Root of Corruption in NDDC

Drama as Wike Foils Police Attempt to Arrest Nunieh

Made-in-Nigeria Gold Arrives, to Boost Foreign Reserves

Court Orders EFCC to Return Saraki’s Houses

Buhari Warns Ministers, MDAs, Others against Disrespecting N’Assembly

Military: Why We Administered Oath on 602 Repentant Boko Haram Fighters

How Magu Regained His Freedom, Says Counsel

WTO: FG Inaugurates Campaign Team for Okonjo-Iweala

NNPC Spends N10bn on Comatose Refineries in April

IMF Predicts 36.5% Debt-to-GDP Ratio for Nigeria in 2020

Non-oil Exporters Want Govt to Fix Domestic Market

Govts Urged to Support SMEs

Keystone Bank Empowers MSMEs

Cititrust Holdings Rebrands, Renames Three Subsidiaries

CSCS Commits N100 Million to War against COVID-19

Twists in Osimhen’s Transfer to Napoli as Fresh Negotiations Begin

Edo PDP Youth Movement: Obaseki’s Second Term Not Negotiable

APC Constitutes Ondo Primary Election Appeal Committees

APC Campaign Monitoring Committee Holds Strategic Meeting

Sun News

Gold mining: Nigeria to generate $500m annually, 250,000 jobs –Buhari

N40bn NDDC probe gets messier.

COVID-19: Guilty VIPs, others’ll be sanctioned - FG.

Ondo guber: PDP’ll win, says Ekweremadu

Edo people behind us in this election –PDP

Kalu mourns Arotile

NASS leadership crisis deepens as Commission queries clerk for refusing to retire.

Kogi paramount ruler condoles Arotile’s family

COVID-19: Osinbajo lists support schemes for MSME survival

Asante, Ouattara reelected ECOWAS Court’s President, Vice

Governors forum promises collaboration with Pilgrims Commission.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 daily cases hit 595

I’ve reservations about corruption fight –Olumide-Fusika, SAN

Ondo guber: PDP’ll win, says Ekweremadu

. … APC clears 12, Bello chairs 9-man committee

Obaseki’s planned N20bn loan for election –Afegbua

I want to make Edo model of good governance –Ozono, NRM candidate

Gold mining: Nigeria to generate $500m annually, 250,000 jobs –Buhari

NLC, ULC settle crisis as Ajaero emerges new Deputy President

NDIC donates N1bn to support fight against coronavirus

CBN financial intervention not favourable to Muslims, says NSCIA

Guardian News

Autopsy shows Gokada's Fahim Saleh died of multiple stab wounds

Egyptian candidate for WTO top job says Okonjo-Iweala has no AU backing

NDDC mired in cesspit of sleaze

60% of alcohol-based sanitisers in Abuja fake, says PTF

Tori News

FLASHBACK: How Governor Wike Prevented DSS From Arresting A Judge In 2016

Oh No! See How Floods Wrecked Serious Havoc In Adamawa Capital, Yola (Photos)

University Students Plan Protest Against FG If School Resumption Date Is Not Announced In 2 Weeks

Too Bad! School Classroom Turned Into Poultry Farm In Borno (Photos)

The Authority News

Airforce jets, helicopters destroy Boko Haram camp in Borno, kill several terrorists

Anambra, Obi congratulate first Igbo VC of UK varsity

Nigerian leaders using crony capitalism to govern- former ASUU President

Kano Begins Dismantling Of Roadside Markets

Linda Ikeji News

Nigerian man, Ambrose Adaikwa declared missing in Lagos

Gokada founder, Fahim Salehs autopsy report revealed

63% of sanitizers are counterfeit, says Federal Government

Schools, hotels and others to benefit from MSMEs support scheme Osinbajo

Tribune News

Obiano rewards nine outstanding corps members in Anambra

ULC fuses into NLC as unions end crisis

FG loses to Saraki as Court reverses forfeiture order on two houses

About 130 accounts were targeted in cyber attack this week, Twitter says

Daily Independent News

COVID-19: Delta Records 6 New Cases, Total Now 1,404

Angry Mob Kills Suspected Armed Robber In Ughelli

Mali Crisis: Jonathan's Meeting With Stakeholders, Douses Tension

The Herald News

No Hazard Allowance for you in UK ' Minister warns Doctors relocating to UK

Ihedioha plotting return to continue looting ' Imo govt

10 men slept with me during initiation into cult group ' 19-year-old girl

Why Odion Ighalo Has Not Been Starting Matches At Man United' ' Daniel Amokachi

Daily Trust News

How Zamfara residents aid bandits – Emir of Gusau

3 oil thieves sentenced to 3 years in prison

Kano: Drowned teenager found afloat in pond

63% of sanitizers in Abuja without NAFDAC number — PTF

Gombe gives concessions, palliatives to taxpayers

Family suspects foul play in female pilot’s death.

Real Madrid win 34th Spanish La Liga title as Osasuna beat Barcelona

I won’t tolerate disrespect to National Assembly, Buhari warns Keyamo, other ministers

COVID-19: FG threatens to jail VIPs, others flouting airports protocols

10 things you need to know about MTN’s e-SIM trial

Ondo governorship: APC inaugurates primary, appeal committees

Thugs invade Bauchi NUJ secretariat, disrupt APC factional press conference

APC, PDP bicker over Tambuwal’s performance

NFF won’t beg players of dual nationality to play for Super Eagles – Pinnick

Napoli reveal Osimhen transfer talks to start afresh

Amokachi discloses why Ighalo is not starting for Man United

Buhari: Nigeria loses $3b to illegal smuggling of gold

Investors gain N12.6bn on blue-chip stocks’ performance

COVID-19: BUA Foundation donates N200m, ambulances to Adamawa

COVID-19: Female doctors donate N10m PPE to Wuse hospital

7 in police net over murder, robbery

Court refuses to dissolve 10-year-old marriage

Buhari regime caught in whirlwind of corruption allegations

Wole Soyinka at 86

New Telegraph News

Budding Eagles' stars should emulate Osimhen

Saraki regains possession of forfeited houses

Buhari: Nigeria lost $3bn in 6 years to gold smuggling

Lawan: Keyamo can't scuttle NASS relationship with President

Nigerian Pilot News

ENDLESS CLOSURE OF WORSHIP PLACES IN LAGOS, OGUN

Controversy! *As Omolori, NASC trade words over tenure elongation

Edo women laud Obaseki on gender equality, reaffirm support for governor's reelection bid

Ondo guber: Groups kick against indirect primary as protest rocks APC secretariat

Sahara Reporters News

Police Arrest Alleged Mastermind Of Communal Violence In Adamawa, Recover Firearms

Nigerian Army Loses Senior Officer, Lt. Col. Adedoyin, To Illness In Katsina

Four Men Arraigned In Court For Allegedly Raping 15-year-old Girl In Ondo

BREAKING: Bandits Attack Travellers, Kill Driver, Abduct Others In Katsina

Premium Times News

COVID-19: Lawmakers want families of dead health workers to get benefits

Nigeria records 595 new coronavirus cases

Abuja hospitals rejecting patients over COVID-19 fears

Swine fever outbreak: Delta govt to quarantine farm, destroy pigs

The Cable News

Five things we learnt from Okonjo-Iwealas pitch at WTO

Osinbajo: Private schools will benefit from MSMEs support scheme

UK wont pay you hazard allowance, Ehanire tells doctors seeking to relocate

EXTRA: Surrender one rifle and get two cows, Matawalle tells bandits

SPORTS NEWS

Goal.com

Sorry, Barca! Madrid fully deserved to win 34th La Liga

Messi blasts Barca as La Liga slips away

Rashford taking up the challenge as Man Utd's main man

Transfer LIVE: Thiago agrees to Liverpool move

Perez rules out big summer signings at Real Madrid

Zidane favours La Liga triumph over Champions League success

Setien unsure over Barca future

Rashford: With VAR you don't know what to expect

Ramos: Everything Zidane touches turns into gold!

Todibo: Man Utd refused to sign me after trial

Klopp positive despite defeat to Arsenal ending

Matic on De Gea criticism, clean sheets and next season's title challenge

Pep content to let Silva sail out of City after stellar career

'Klopp can hit me up so we can celebrate together

Man Utd players are raring to go – Solskjaer

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