July 31 2017: Today’s Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

July 31 2017: Today’s Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

Newspaper Headlines on Monday July 31.

The Following Stories Made headlines in Nigerian Newspapers on Monday, July 31, 2017. Among others, the following were reviewed: The Sun Newspaper, Vanguard Newspaper, Punch Newspaper, The Nation Newspaper, Thisday Newspaper, Authority Newspaper, Telegraph Newspaper, Tribune Newspaper and Leadership Newspaper.


  • GBONLA SIX: How colleague’s sickness aborted victims’ escape plan
  • FG adopts $11bn Dangote refinery under new petroleum policy
  • IPOB members storm church, protest to Obiano
  • N-Delta militants to resume fresh attacks Sept 31
  • Again, Wike and Amaechi in war of words
  • $43.4 m, N200m probe: No decision yet on Lawal, Oke – Presidency
  • NEW ROAD MAP: FG, IOCs earmark N2trn for 457 projects in N’Delta
  • Shocker: CNN mocks Nigeria over Buhari’s continued absence in country
  • Transport: BRT operator reviews fares downwards
  • GenCos present 7-point demand to Osinbajo
  • NAFDAC re-enforces surveillance, monitoring activities
  • 325m people have viral hepatitis — WHO
  • Boko Haram: Osinbajo meets service chiefs, IGP, DSS boss


  • Boko Haram: ASUU threatens strike if FG doesn’t rescue abducted lecturers
  • Reps grumble as delivery of N6.1bn exotic cars stalls
  • Thugs attack senators, Reps, journalists in Kaduna
  • Julius Berger suspends work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
  • Osinbajo orders oil workers’ rescue, Army recovers 21 more corpses
  • Boko Haram: ASUU threatens strike if FG doesn’t rescue abducted lecturers
  • Lagos police detain, starve seven- month pregnant woman over N50
  • Badoo strikes again in Ikorodu, kills couple, two kids
  • Wike forging more documents to persecute me —Amaechi
  • APC lawmaker, others file suit for Banire’s expulsion


  • Two million containers stranded in Lagos ports
  • NDIC secures N556m judgment for depositors of defunct bank
  • US says time for talk on North Korea ‘is over’
  • Sagay’s comments on senate unfortunate, says Waku
  • Hoodlums attack journalists, hold Sani, others hostage at Kaduna APC function
  • Fayose sets age limit for contestants in Ekiti council poll
  • Why National Assembly rejected devolution of power bill, by Yakassai
  • Budget minister explains projections for MTEF, FSP 2018-2020
  • Gates Foundation, U.S. varsity praise Nigeria for accurate immunisation data reporting
  • Two children remain cancer-free for 18 months after gene-editing therapy
  • Yobe government cautions against encroachment on demarcated cattle routes
  • We’re wrong on Boko Haram ambush, says Nigerian Army


  • Arewa youths set to review quit notice to Igbo
  • Badoo gang strikes again, kills four in Lagos
  • Ohanaeze woman leader rejects 35% affirmative action on appointment
  • Anambra guber: Why moves to halt Obiano will fail
  • IGP reads riot act to police commissioners, others
  • Constitution amendment: Speakers’ conference hails N’Assembly
  • Report on SGF, NIA DG yet to be released – Presidency
  • Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers : I’m fit to play, Mikel declares
  • Nigeria to produce over 2.3m bpd in 2018
  • Boko Haram: NAF offers free surgeries to 420 IDPs in Borno
  • NLNG Act repeal: PENGASSAN issues 21-day ultimatum to oil firms
  • Ilori takes over as NIA DG


  • Osinbajo orders more push in war against Boko Haram
  • North’s youths to withdraw Igbo quit notice
  • TSA: Govt saves N4b bank charges monthly
  • Military suspects sabotage in attack on convoy
  • Driver arraigned for ‘failing to pay after wining and dining’
  • Badoo kills couple, kids in Ikorodu
  • Minister: foreign investors jostling to buy over 9Mobile
  • Wife to husband: produce our son missing for seven years
  • Delivery man in court for ‘stealing parcels worth N529,000’
  • Kwara APC holds peaceful congress


  • Buhari’s absence quizzed on CNN
  • Quit notice to Igbos: What Northern Govs, Arewa youth leaders discussed in emergency meeting
  • Biafra: IPOB members confront Obiano in church, chant ‘no election in Anambra’
  • Biafra: Why Nnamdi Kanu will not succeed – Orji Kalu
  • Nigerian government yet to defeat Boko Haram – Fayose
  • Niger Delta group condemns NASS over devolution of power, blasts Nnamdi Kanu
  • Electoral malpractice: Wike revokes C of O of popular 3star hotel in Port Harcourt
  • El-Rufai orders probe of attack on Senators, Reps, journalists in Kaduna
  • Stop eating ‘suya, boli’, they cause cancer – Expert warns
  • OAP Sensei Uche reveals he has cancer
  • Bill Gates regains world’s richest person title hours after Jeff Bezos dethroned him.

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