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Here are the major headlines for Friday, August 7, 2020

The Nation

  • Okorie is Imo NURTW chairman
  • Wike to military: curb insecurity 
  • Anambra women protest monarch’s harassment 
  • FG directs civil servants from Grade 12 to resume 
  • Why we need to calm down, by Femi Adesina 
  • Fed govt lifts ban on Tennis, non-contact sports 
  • Wema Bank launches  collateral-free SMEs’ loans
  • ‘Obaseki’s manifesto will address economic shock’  
  • CBN directs banks to share customers’ data with Fintechs 
  • ‘Ize-Iyamu’s family never endorsed Obaseki’ 
  • MDCN pays insurance claims to dead doctors’ families 
  • PDP a united force, says Jegede 
  • Organisation appoints directors 
  • SUBEB donates campaign materials to APC 
  • PDP’s support swells in Edo North 
  • APC to Obaseki: create time for governance 
  • ‘Breastfeeding can prevent 20,000 maternal deaths yearly’ 
  • ZLP demands recall of suspended lawmaker  
  • IHVN, ISN sponsor research, donates medical equipment 
  • Lawmaker assures constituents of dividends
  • COVID-19 may disenfranchise voters, says INEC 
  • ‘Nasarawa won’t tolerate violence against women’ 
  • We will defend our votes, say Edo youths  
  • Katsina youths protest renewed banditry 
  • Ortom signs fiscal responsibility law, three others 
  • Katsina CJ, Speaker get Human Rights Awards 
  • Reps invite Ahmed, ex-Finance Minister Adeosun, over N1.7tr NSIP spending
  • Jobs: NGO seeks 15% inclusion 
  • KWAM 1 collaborates with Teni, Toby Grey on new EP 
  • NPA warns shipping firms over empty containers 
  • WACT to deepen investment
  • House of Assembly crisis throws Edo into turmoil 
  • Licensed Customs agents rue high cost of clearing goods 
  • Ripples in Edo House of Assembly
  • Glo introduces 11k for calls to every network 
  • Concerns as churches, mosques reopen in Lagos 
  • Hello Dadiyata 
  • How to achieve technology-driven economy 
  • WASSCE 2020: How prepared are students?
  • Konga eyes U.S. London listing
  • How to spot false news, by Facebook
  • Apapa traffic: Need for stakeholders’ commitment
  • Survival options for local carriers 
  • Group enjoins Nigerians to rise against corruption, insecurity 
  • AGF AbdulRazaq: selfless, patriotic leader 
  • Fasanmi: Tribute to a man of integrity  
  • Ndigbo ’ll work for APC victory in 2023 
  • NWOHA: Eclipse of a comet 
  • N50b survival fund coming for MSMEs, says Minister 
  • Long road to local raw materials sourcing 
  • Nana Otedola still glitters at 50
  • #RevolutionNow protest unnecessary, says Presidency 
  • Lagos lists 46 guidelines for partial reopening of worship centres 
  • Omo-Agege: A visionary 
  • Ngige@68: Story of excellence in public service, philanthropy 
  • $3.121b loans: China won’t take over Nigeria, says Embassy 
  • Oshodi terminal, BRT corridor to take off next week
  • Ize-Iyamu congratulates new speaker 
  • INEC frowns at violence 
  • Gunmen kill 21 in Kaduna villages

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Punch

  • UPDATED: Drivers flee as petrol tanker kills one in Lagos
  • PDP blames Oshiomhole for police invasion of Edo Assembly
  • Enugu NMA election turns bloody
  • Obaseki behind siege of Edo Assembly, says APC
  • #Revolutionnow: DSS frees three Osun protesters, detains four others
  • Police tortured my breadwinner to death, dumped his body in my house
  • I’m afraid of returning to Nigeria, says Beirut-based footballer
  • Rivers fires two principals for flouting COVID-19 guidelines
  • Herdsman to die by hanging for killing herder in Ekiti
  • Gunmen kill pregnant woman, husband, two others in Bayelsa
  • Armed Fulani killed 33 in fresh Southern Kaduna attack – SOKAPU
  • ‘How we escaped death in Ebonyi bullion van attack’
  • Soyinka writes atheist detained 100 days for blasphemy
  • Reps summon Adeosun, Ahmed, Farouq over N1.7tn NSIP fund
  • One dead in Lagos tanker accident
  • Herdsman to die by hanging for killing herder in Ekiti
  • Gunmen kill pregnant woman, husband, two others in Bayelsa
  • Armed Fulani killed 33 in fresh Southern Kaduna attack – SOKAPU
  • Corona party and a foolish, restless generation
  • Masari, banditry and the crisis of governance
  • ICC: Eboe-Osuji showed BBC class that time
  • COVID-19 and the danger that awaits Tanzania
  • JAMB and UTME candidates’ centres
  • Why Senate must reject CBN’s demand for sweeping powers
  • More drama in Edo as faction impeaches Speaker, APC, PDP lay claim to Assembly
  • Ogun PDP factions reconcile, Sikirulai, others meet NWC
  • Edo/Ondo: INEC threatens to stop violent polls
  • Oke, Kekemeke, others agreed to support Akeredolu – APC chairman
  • Edo crisis a danger to peaceful election- Atiku
  • 17 Edo lawmakers ‘impeach’ Speaker
  • Reps summon Adeosun, Ahmed, Farouq over N1.7tn NSIP fund
  • International flights to resume in weeks –FG
  • NUPENG, PENGASSAN fume over petrol price hike
  • Banks owe telcos N17bn for USSD access –NCC
  • Currency in circulation rises to N2.39tn
  • Govt liability in defunct PHCN now N823bn, says NELMCO
  • Enugu NMA election turns bloody
  • COVID-19: Expert tasks employers on workplace safety
  • Nigerians not aware of their sexual health, rights –Fajemisin
  • How my Olympic medal dream came true – Okagbare
  • NFF to decide on FIFA, CAF palliatives Saturday

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