Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday August 22nd 2018

Dear Reader, below are the Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday August 22nd 2018

THISDAY

Buhari Treks 800m from Eid Praying Ground, Marks Sallah with NYSC Members

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday marked the Eid-el-Kabir in his hometown of Daura with National Youth Service Corps members posted to the town, after trekking…

Nigeria

Osun 2018: My Manifesto is Centred on Human Capital Devt, Says…

Abuja Building Collapse: Scavengers Discover Another Body Two Days After Agencies…

Eid-el-Kabir: Gombe APC Governorship Aspirant Gives N40m to Party Officials

Bauchi Lawmaker Alleges Threat to Her Life

Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari, Masari Call for Sober Reflection

TCN Targets 20,000MW of Electricity by 2021

Pay Anambra 13% Derivation, Group Tells FG

Delta Partners Kenya Airways on Connectivity

Ecobank Rewards Xpress Account Holders

Foundation Highlights Benefits of CSR

Turkish Airlines Records Highest Load Factor in July

FG to Invest in Technology

Quickteller Rewards Customers

Confrontation Is His Style

Is Government Shutdown Imminent in Nigeria?

Concerns Mount over PDP Presidential Aspirants’ Rising Numbers

The Sculpture Prodigy

Empowering Young Women for the Blue Economy

Slim Case, Mr. Real, Ifu Ennada in Lagos for Real Deal Experience

CARTOON NETWORKS CELEBRATES YOUNG GIRLS IN AFRICA

NICKELODEON’S NICKFEST MAKES A SLIMIER COMEBACK

Masai’s Giants of Africa Celebrates 15th Anniversary in Lagos

Logistics Delay D’Tigress Arrival in Lagos

Arsenal CEO, Gazidis, Eyeing Milan Job

UNDER-20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Spain Hero, Coll, Rides a Rollercoaster of Emotions

NFF Thanks Presidency, Others for Averting FIFA Ban

Dalung Dares Presidency, Says Intervention Temporary Measure

Providing the Rural Nigerian Child Solace in Education

Baffa Rejects Shabby Projects as UI Receives N6.5billion TETfund Allocation

Baroness Walker Canvasses Policy on Education for Nation-building

Dangote, Others Applaud El-Amin School for Educational Intervention

CSOs Demand for More UBE Fund for Children with Disabilities

*SUN*

Ortom calls for greater patriotism

FG supplies farm inputs to 6,670 farmers in Plateau

“About 6, 670 rice farmers in Plateau State have received… rice farming inputs from the ongoing CBN…

2019: Chairman, Northern CAN seeks prayers for peaceful election

Chairman of Christian Association (CAN) in Northern Nigeria, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged the Muslim community and…

Sultan urges politicians to promote peace, unity of Nigeria

We’ll create nine geo-economic zones – Garba, presidential aspirant

“We are proposing about nine geo-economic zones in the country to support the geo-political zones that we…

2019 election depends on Electoral Act before National Assembly – Ononamadu, Enugu REC

“It is difficult now to rig… We are hoping that soon, when the reviewed Electoral Act comes…

Why FG should approve N500bn for recapitalisation of FMB – MD

We’ll frustrate take-off of Nigeria Air – Labour

“We have resolved that the issue of payment of the severance benefits of ex-Nigeria Airways workers must…

NBS recants, insists economy is strong

The stages after an economic recession include an economic recovery where the economy moves gradually towards sustainable…

Arsenal fans build title hope on Iwobi

Serena’s No. 17 seed for US Open

Serena Williams has been seeded 17th at the U.S. Open, nine spots higher than her WTA ranking…

Maradona in s*x scandal

Footballing legend Diego Maradona had a “rampant sexual encounter” with Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi’s stunning WAG…

Melania Trump to visit Africa October

NAN U.S. First Lady Melania Trump will be travelling to Africa in October, but without her…

Pope asks for forgiveness over child abuse crimes

NAN Pope Francis on Monday asked forgiveness for child abuse crimes and cover-ups within the Catholic Church,…

Ugandan police disperse protesters in capital as unrest goes on

NAN Ugandan police fired tear gas to disperse a demonstration in the capital on Monday as protests…

*VANGUARD*

Talking Corruption- Like An Automated Messenger

Abia Monarchs Honour Gov. Ganduje For Protecting Ndigbo

Stop Heating Up The Polity, Abdulsalami Charges Politicians

Unpaid Benefits: Again, Nigeria Airways Pensioners Plead With Buhari

NCDMB Seeks Listing Of Oil Firms On Stock Exchange

2019: Why Buhari Will Win By A Landslide – Jibrin

Gas-laden Truck Crushes 14-seater Bus While Passengers Were Out For Refreshment

Parallels & Congruences Between Buhari & Trump

AG Delays Payment Of Benefits To Disengaged Defunct PHCN Staff

2019: Presidency Replies Tambuwal, Says Buhari Physically Fit For 2nd Term

INEC’s Lifeline For Prospective Voters

MSG Is 100% Safe For Consumption, Says WASCO

LASG Offsets Pension Obligations With N2bn In 3 Months

Kwankwaso Urges PDP To Pick Presidential Candidate From North West

I Won’t Interfere With Governorship Primaries — Gov Shettima

NFF Leadership Tussle: Dalung Dares Osinbajo

FG Rakes N13.8bn Through Whistle-blower Policy

FG Has Failed Our Zone In Projects — S-East Govs

Nigeria Protests IMO’s Piracy Reports

My Faith In NYSC Remains Unshaken – Buhari

Two Years After, Abiri Reunites With Family, Friends In Bayelsa

2019: Be Vigilant, Don’t Return Nigeria To Egypt — Lai Mohammed

Oyo Govt, Ayefele Bicker Over Demolition Of Music House

19 Killed As Boko Haram Hits Borno Village

N254m Car Bribes: EFCC Begins Trial Of Senator Bassey Akpan

Tinubu Also Complained Of Marginalisation By Buhari — Saraki

*NATION*

‘Vehicle breakdowns increased by 200 per cent in Lagos’

Nigerians in U.S. to float community bank

Saraki arrives at praying ground in bulletproof car

Lagos deputy governor urges Nigerians to eschew violence

Buhari fit to contest in 2019, says Presidency

Nigeria attracts$5.513b capital importation

Sultan, Sanusi, Ooni, others: embrace peace

Governors yet to submit proposal for new wage

Ajimobi urges calm as NURTW chair dies

’Whistle-blower policy yield N13.8b for tax evader’

Food security: Fed Govt partners Morocco-based firm on fertiliser

UNILAG to launch centres of excellence to boost research

LAUTECH will shut down if owners States refuse to fund it- ASUU

Student kills colleague over girlfriend

Tinubu, Gbajabiamila, Akiolu grace Muniru Muse Cup finals

I want to be treated as a footballer and not as a… – Usain Bolt

AC Milan woos Arsenal CEO with £3.6m-a-year offer

Table tennis coach advises Ekiti on players’ welfare

Aborted FIFA Ban: Not yet Uhuru for Nigeria football

We stand by rule of law – Dalung

Weah to honour Wenger in Liberia Friday

Olawepo-Hashim: ANN is third force

Youth Party removes barrier for aspiring youths

‘My pact with Afenmai people’

Duncan Mighty dispels wife beating allegations

Discomfort Creative Agency hosts 100 CEOs

Emotional moment on Stephanie Linus’ Make Me Fabulous show

*PUNCH*

Buhari rules out scrapping of NYSC, observes Sallah in Daura

IF ALL YOU BRING TO A RELATIONSHIP IS SEX! You are as replaceable as a used recharge card – Reno Omokri

I LOOK FORWARD TO ANOTHER SWEET 60 YEARS WITH YOU! Bishop David Oyedepo gushes about his wife on their 36th wedding anniversary

RIP! My father died preparing for Eid-el-Fitri, says LASU Registrar’s daughter

ANYONE WHO MAKES A PROPHETIC DECLARATIONS MUST STAND BY IT! Bishop Okonkwo says church leaders must apologies for unfulfilled prophecies

Resign or we’ll force you out, Miyetti Allah tells Saraki

Tinubu vs Saraki: Talk about 2023 presidency premature, says APC

Imported rice not good for consumption, says FG

Olubadan’s letter forced new kings to make peace –Ladoja

Stop intimidating lawmakers with labour tactics, PDP chief tells Oshiomhole

EFCC won’t make me defect, says A’Ibom senator

ASUU condemns LAUTECH neglect

HE SHUNNED PROTOCOL AND OPTED TO WALK! Well-wishers hail Buhari after Eid el-Kabir prayer in Daura

THIS WILL BE MY FIRST TIME AND I’M EXCITED TO EDUCATE MYSELF! Melania Trump to visit Africa

Kaduna State warns residents of imminent flooding

Buddhist monk breaks celibacy rules, fathers a child, forges academic credentials

*COMPLETE SPORTS*

AFCON Qualifiers: Amuneke Names 25-Man Tanzania Squad For Uganda Clash

Europa League: Kalu May Make Bordeaux Debut Vs Former Club Gent

FirstBank Entrepreneur Mindset: Sights And Sound From UNILAG

Nwakaeme: I Rejected Offers From China To Secure My Eagles Future

NFF Thanks Presidency, FEC Others For Quick End To NFF Crisis

Ndidi: Why I Signed Contract Extension With Leicester City

Balogun Anticipates Tough Liverpool Vs Brighton0p

Pinnick Vs Giwa: Dalung Hails Osinbajo’s Intervention, Insists on Supreme Court Judgement

Alu Azege

Alu Azege is a broadcast journalist. Creating multimedia content for social causes, a communication and strategic planner, a Public Relation's manager and Public image maker.

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