Here Are The News Headlines For Today, Thursday August 6, 2020

Here Are The News Headlines For Today, Thursday August 6, 2020 Pointloaded

Find below the news headlines for today, Thursday August 6, 2020.

PUNCH

Beirut explosion: I thought I’d die, says Nigerian footballer
Ohanaeze, IPOB fighting same cause, different approaches – Nwodo
Napoli join chase for Chukwueze
Ibadan elders want Ibadan Vice-Chancellor
Odumosu, take hard action on traffic robbery in Lagos
Reps summon Amaechi, Ahmed, DMO DG, others over Chinese loans
Uzodinma plotting to take over House, alleges Edo Assembly
Lagos slashes land use charge, waives N5.7bn fees
NMA collates list of doctors killed by COVID-19
Oyo vows to retrieve N96bn stolen under Ajimobi
Marginalisation: Yakasai backs return to parliamentary system
Ajagba joins Fury, Pacquiao’s boxing team
High debt profile: Stop borrowing, tackle mass killings, #RevolutionNow tells Buhari
Nigerians spent N2.37tn on petrol in 13 months – NNPC
Oil price nears $46, highest in five months
DHQ silent as US says ISWAP, Al-Qaeda taking over West Africa
Septuagenarian guard dies after attack by Lagos driver
Female soldier raped by bandits appeals dismissal
Obaseki has abandoned governance, alleges APC
Crisis hits Niger PDP, party splits into factions
Why my deputy was impeached – Edo speaker, Okiye

SUN

Beirut explosion: Port officials under house arrest as rescue efforts continue
NCDC records 457 new COVID-19 cases, total now 44,890
2023: It’s time for Nigerian president of Igbo extraction –Onuma
Buhari should be commended for sustaining Amnesty programme –Ekewenu
Libel: Wike sues ThisDay for N7bn
Manufacturers lament poor power supply, rise in gas consumption
Govt grants, blockchain technology key to SMEs growth –Okoronkwo, Beep Magnet Group boss
Rotary to boost 1,000 MSMEs with N50m loan
NCRIB lauds FG on payment of 2020 group life premium
Mutual Benefit Assurance records N3.6bn profit
Halt killings in Southern Kaduna, Utomi, Umahi others tells FG, El-Rufai
Fuel queues return as retail price hits N150/L
COVID-19: Govs not enforcing protocols –PTF
Nigerians question minister over claims FG spent N523m on school feeding during lockdown
CUPP, SERAP kick as security agents clamp down on RevolutionNow protesters
Imo gov, APC plotting to import fake mace, take over Edo Assembly –Speaker
Al-Qaeda infiltrating North West, America warns
COVID-19: 51 medical officers, 17 inmates test positive in Bauchi State
Rivers APC crisis: Aguma urges for party repositioning

DAILY TRUST
No sabotage in counter-insurgency operation, army replies Zulum
Al-Qaeda infiltrating northwest, US alerts Nigeria
Outrage as marketers increase fuel price to N150/litre
Gombe community where the earth swallowed 300 homes
Masari: Security crisis in North West, North Central won’t grow to Boko Haram status
Outrage as marketers increase fuel price to N150/litre
COVID-19 Vaccine: Our priority is the health of Nigerians — Osinbajo
Presidency: No repentant Boko Haram terrorist in the military
COVID-19: SGF submits new recommendations to Buhari, says states not enforcing regulations
Ajimobi stole resources in Oyo, Makinde insists
No sabotage in counter-insurgency operation, army replies Zulum
Masari: Security crisis in North West, North Central won’t grow to Boko Haram status
No plan to return to APC – Ortom
Secondus, Aliyu causing PDP crisis in Niger – Stakeholders allege
Police arrest 4 over kidnapping, rustling
2 remanded for allegedly assaulting COVID-19 task force men
FCTA urges schools to observe COVID-19 protocols

GUARDIAN
Uncertainty rules fuel pump price
Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing
Total loans to businesses hit N18.9 trillion in one year
We are not aware of your sponsorship contract, AFN tells PUMA
INEC to meet Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu for peaceful Edo guber poll
States major challenge to tackling COVID-19, says PTF
Why pact waiving sovereign immunity should by repudiated, by lawyers
Osinbajo assures Nigerians of access to coronavirus vaccine
Ex-soldier, nine others arrested in Enugu for murder, armed robbery
Air Force airlifts COVID-19 medical supplies to 14 nations

Why pact waiving sovereign immunity should by repudiated, by lawyers

Osinbajo assures Nigerians of access to coronavirus vaccine
Air Force airlifts COVID-19 medical supplies to 14 nations
MOPOL training school not in IGP’s hometown, police clarify
Ohanaeze, IPOB meet, chart way forward for South East
Union gives ultimatum for recall of sacked pilots, others
El-Rufai tasks Kaduna monarchs on proof of land grab
Monarchs, oil stakeholders urge Buhari to sack Akpabio, restore peace in NDDC
In Kenya, alarm over rise in teen pregnancies during pandemic
Egypt calls for suspension of Nile dam talks
Coronavirus infects 24,000 South African health workers
Chad brakes internet over ‘hate speech’ on social media
Egypt invites Musk after ‘aliens built pyramids’ tweet
Zimbabwean leader warns will ‘flush’ out opponents

TRIBUNE
No repentant Boko Haram absorbed into military ― Presidency
FG seals off Ibadan factory over student’s death
NNPC recorded N2.68bn trading surplus in May
Court slates Sept 30 to hear N2bn libel suit against Sowore, others
JOHESU begins indefinite strike action in Bauchi over salary deductions
Fayemi threatens to invoke ‘no work no pay’ rule on striking Ekiti doctors
Car dealer docked over alleged N8m car fraud
Lack of protocol enforcement by states our major challenge ― PTF
NNPC recorded N2.68bn trading surplus in May
Court remands man who pleaded guilty to stealing car
Gardener docked for allegedly defiling 11-year-old fish hawker
Nigeria spends N791.5bn on debt servicing, N139.7bn on capital projects in 3 months
FG seals off Ibadan factory over student’s death
Why hypertension can increase likelihood of glaucoma
How Oshiomhole created NDDC leadership crisis —Idahosa
Service Chiefs, NASS and public decorum

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