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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, August 16, 2018

Punch

  • Buhari approves N61.4bn for Kano water, agric projects
  • 2bn polls budget: Reps, Senate panels grill INEC chair
  • Businessman loses N177.5m to Chinese fraudster, sues bank
  • SERAP sues NYSC DG over Adeosun’s exemption certificate
  • Nigeria’s leadership deficit, missing link to Africa’s greatness –Patrick Lumumba
  • Workers’ protest paralyses activities at HOS Oyo-Ita’s office
  • August bond auction oversubscribed by N10.09bn, says DMO
  • Science, technology needs N180bn for three years — FG
  • FG increases Enugu-Onitsha road contract sum by N5.4bn
  • Nigerian ports handled 96.6 million MT cargo in H1
  • TCN cancels non-performing electricity transmission contracts
  • Aero set to recall redundant workers
  • Patriotism propelling my presidential ambition – Atiku
  • Sallah: Ogun pays August salary, Kwara to begin payment
  • We lost 73 people in one month, say Taraba Christians
  • Buhari not healthy, cabal running his govt – Tambuwal
  • Ortom kicks as EFCC demands minutes of Benue State Security Council meetings
  • Umahi reshuffles cabinet, juggles commissioners
  • Aregbesola begins payment of full salaries
  • Gov el-Rufai presents N155bn budget for 2019
  • Oyo may demolish Ayefele’s radio station today

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Nation

  • Saraki: I’m considering running for president
  • Diezani ‘bribe’: INEC chiefs have case to answer, says court
  • Buratai, 49 senior officers take language test in Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba
  • Buhari fully committed to use of PVCs, card readers, says Presidency
  • Nigeria inflation dips 18th time to 11.14%
  • Navy redeploys over 20 Rear Admirals
  • S. suspends consular services in Abuja embassy
  • I know nothing about Abacha loot, says Al-Mustapha
  • MTN seals N200b deal with 12 lenders
  • N22tr debt: You’ve wrecked the nation, PDP tells Buhari
  • I am under pressure to run for president, says Tambuwal
  • Ayefele in battle to save his Music House building from demolition
  • Enugu seals banks, others, over N200m tax debts
  • Bayelsa reduces TV mast to allow flights take off
  • Lagos partners MultiChoice for 2018 AMVCAs

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Vanguard

  • Senator C’ttee on Transport Lauded On Rail Projects
  • Budget 2018: Reps Query INEC over Duplication Of Items
  • Adeleke Receives Ataoja’s Blessisngs, Assures Osogbo of Fairness
  • Police secretly arraign Premium Times journalist, deny him legal representation
  • Firs Shuts down Tinapa Over Alleged Tax Evasion
  • SARS: NBA, rights groups, others hail Osinbajo, condemn journalist’s detention
  • Voters Registration: Delta Declares Thursday, Friday Work-Free Days
  • PTDF To Tackle Refineries’ Challenges, Halt Import Of Catalysts
  • Tony Elumelu Foundation: 5000 African Entrepreneurs To Convene In Lagos Oct 25
  • IPMAN Calls Off Solidarity Strike
  • Ebonyi 2019: Bickering’ll Not Stop Us against Umahi — APC, Publicity Scribe
  • Oboh Laments State Of Boxing in Nigeria
  • Stakeholders Handicapped In Ogoni Clean-Up — NOSDRA
  • Landlord Leads Gang of Robbers to Neighbour’s House In Ogun
  • There’s More to Moses’ Retirement — Amiesimaka

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Guardian

  • Senate queries discrepancies in government’s 2019 election budget
  • ‘Why Nigeria’s gas sector development may remain elusive’
  • Retooling Electoral Act for transparent primaries, free and fair polls
  • Osinbajo meets Dalung, Pinnick over NFF crisis
  • Importers, ministry officials are killing local fish industry, says CAFFAN
  • NNPC explains drop in gas supply
  • Cash economy fuelling Boko Haram activities, says UN committee
  • Malaysia court rules North Korea assassination trial can proceed
  • Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul
  • Geographers lament government’s failure to tackle flood disasters
  • I know nothing about Abacha loot, says Al-Mustapha
  • La Liga moves into post-Ronaldo era as Atletico threaten Real, Barcelona
  • Six new signings to watch in La Liga
  • Fans caution Moses over decision to quit Super Eagles
  • Omeruo joins La Liga’s Deportivo Leganes on loan
  • With better infrastructure, more sponsors, we can successfully host Challenge Plus, says Oshodi
  • Falconets, Spain in grudge match
  • Madonna At 60: Throwing Back To Some Of Her Biggest Hits
  • Fox News Host Gets Dragged By Denmark For “Lies”
  • 14 Year Old Boy To Run For Vermont Governor
  • Commission urges investors to regularise multiple accounts
  • Eko Disco to stop cash payments, seeks consumers’ cooperation
  • Stock market investors lose N125billion in three days

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • PDP Keeps Vigil in N’Assembly to Abort Saraki’s Impeachment Plot, Says…
  • Bayelsa Shuts down TV Station, Evacuates Staff for Airport Project
  • Ikpeazu must Stop Running Abia from Guest Houses, Says Lawmaker
  • Team Nigeria Makes Top-20 Shortlist of Hult Prize for Technology Innovation
  • Obaseki Lauds EU, Benin Monarch for Fighting Human Trafficking
  • Presidency Clarifies Daura’s Status, Says He’s Being Debriefed, Not Detained
  • US Embassy Suspends Consular Services in Abuja
  • TCN Allays Fear of Blackout over Labour Protest
  • N’Assembly Committees Begin Consideration of INEC Budget
  • Kaduna Assembly’s Speaker Declares Seats of Defected Members Vacant
  • Envoy: India’s Investment in Nigeria Hits $10bn
  • You Are too Old to Govern Nigeria, Tambuwal Tells Buhari
  • Deji of Akure: Why I am Celebrating Ulefunta Festival
  • Okowa Urged to Halt Girl-Child Trafficking in Delta
  • FEC Approves N15.73bn for Enugu Road Project
  • Odili Drums Support for Wike’s Re-election
  • Group to Protest against Arrest of Premium Times Journalist
  • Deaf Group Endorses Ambode for Second Term
  • Deji of Akure: Why I am Celebrating Ulefunta Festival
  • Okowa Urged to Halt Girl-Child Trafficking in Delta
  • FEC Approves N15.73bn for Enugu Road Project
  • Odili Drums Support for Wike’s Re-election
  • Group to Protest against Arrest of Premium Times Journalist
  • Deaf Group Endorses Ambode for Second Term
  • Trading on FMDQ OTC Market Declines 24% to N13tr in One…
  • Investors Take Refuge in Commercial Papers as Stock Market Bleeds
  • Price as Niche Strategy
  • Making Nigerian Teens Global Citizens through Internet

(www.thisdaylive.com)

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