News Headlines Oct 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 31, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Power generation drops to 2,390MW, 15 plants idle
We can only pay N22,500 as minimum wage, governors tell workers
FG beefs up security around Aso Villa, others …as Shiites, security agents’ clashes continue
2019: PDP to cede House Speaker to South-West
Turning volunteer work into a paying job
Tips for surviving your first year as an entrepreneur
Unemployment rate falls to 3.9%, employers add 164,000 jobs
South Africa’s unemployment rate rises to 27.5%
Sunshine unveil Dogo, move to settle sacked players, coaches
Ogunbote extends Rangers deal
Bayelsa will host major events – Dickson
Court orders Nasarawa to deposit N182.5m players’ salaries
FG should review punishment for erring doctors – Neurosurgeon
NMA raises alarm over medical quackery
Lagos hospital gets biobank, laboratory
Oyo health insurance scheme targets 100,000 people
PKF receives ACCA-approved employer certification
Minimum wage is total emolument, not basic salary — NECA
Accenture empowers young entrepreneurs through start-up pitch
2019: INEC writes Secondus, recognises Kashamu candidates’
UPDATED: Buhari meets four PDP govs inside Aso Rock
Osun election: Afenifere suspends Omisore for supporting APC
2019: PDP to cede House Speaker to South-West
Controversy as UNILAG graduating student dies after final exams
Rider arrested for crushing pedestrian on road
Teenager drowns in police college swimming pool
Landlord breaks into tenant’s shop over refusal to quit
Police suspend Operation Velvet for one month
Judge’s absence stalls alleged killer lawyer’s trial
Customs seize vehicle loaded with hemp
Two Katsina vigilantes charged with homicide
Groups protest, seek justice for rape victim, Ochanya
Amosun has impoverished Ogun, APC chieftain alleges
2019: INEC writes Secondus, recognises Kashamu candidates’ list
I made N5.6m in three years, Donald Duke tells INEC
2019: Lagos lawyer seeks Buhari’s disqualification
Nigeria on the precipice of a failed nation – Mimiko
Gov candidate dares critics over choice of running mate
Nigeria must discard 1999 constitution to make progress –Oyebode
APC loses 3,000 members to PDP in Ondo
Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG berates CCECC over slow pace of work
Bayelsa targets 16,000 jobs through aquaculture villages
Power generation drops to 2,390MW, 15 plants idle
NNPC resumes shipping services, denies petrol price hike claims
Stop using my music, Pharrell Williams tells Trump
Feeding after 9pm not beneficial to health’
Go for regular medical check-up, pharmacist tells Nigerians
How to make wired speakers wireless
EkoBits, Poise Nigeria empower youths with ICT skills
Developers introduce mobile app to tackle emergencies
Digital policy crucial for protecting online data, experts say
Editorial: FG’s default in N67bn pension rights remittance
Sharibu: Beyond presidential call
Revisiting Jonathan’s single term proposal
As Nigeria declares state of emergency in education
2019: The Battle of Baba 70s

The Nation
Kaduna crisis: Buhari calls for peace
Aerospace in Africa: Nigeria joins Airbus’ panel at launch of White Paper in Toulouse
Buhari meets South-south governors
Minimum wage: Governors propose N22,500
$22.06bn, N481.75bn not remitted to FAAC, says NEITI
Boko Haram: No case of hunger among troops – FG
Our housing products are tailored to suit needs of Edo people – MIXTA
Qatar Airways cargo rolls out automated mail management system $22.06bn, N481.75bn not remitted to FAAC, says NEITI
El-Zakzaky: I-G puts Commissioners of Police on red alert
Organised Labour: How we arrived at N30,000 minimum wage
Fighting corruption should not be selective — Mimiko
El-Zakzaky: Police arrest 400 Shiites members
Fayemi, Egbeyemi and second phase of ‘rescue mission’
Turkish Airlines inks frequent flyer programme deal with Azul Brazillian Airlines
Multiple verification stalls payment of ex-Airways workers
Nigeria ranks 33 out of 54 in overall governance
MTN: CBN inhibiting Nigeria listing
Flood kills 20-year-old in Anambra
Ochanya: The law must take its course – Ortom
Aboru residents groan as flood wreaks havoc
NDLEA freezes suspected Tramadol importer’s accounts
Rotary Club of Omole-Golden fights polio
Lagos Assembly calls for caution on ‘Operation Velvet’
Editorial: Welcome reform

The Sun
Minimum wage: On N30,000 we stand – Labour
Buhari meets 4 PDP govs inside Aso Rock
Python dance: Don’t turn Igboland to war zone, Ohanaeze warns youths
Killings not solution to poverty
2019: Seventh Day Adventist sues INEC, FG over Saturday voting
Nigeria highest producer of HIV-infected babies – FG
Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria – SERAP
Support for PDP’ll hinder Southern presidency in 2023 – Yoruba Group
Hoodlums attack Atiku’s Sokoto campaign office, vandalise govt. vehicle
JUST IN: El-Zakzaky: FCT police arrest 400 Shiites members in Abuja
Issues affecting grazing reserves resolved, says FG
We’ve degraded Boko Haram, FG insists
Christmas: NNPC denies alleged plans to hike prices of petroleum products
Python dance: Don’t turn Igboland to war zone, Ohanaeze warns youths
Killings not solution to poverty
2019: Seventh Day Adventist sues INEC, FG over Saturday voting
Nigeria highest producer of HIV-infected babies – FG
Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria – SERAP
Igbo built America
‘Conspicuously absent’ wrong
Oscar Romero and lessons for Nigeria
Kano State Govt. empowers 4,400 street hawkers with N88m‎
Buhari meets four PDP governors inside Aso Rock
Ambode gives N10m seed fund to best 3 RSW initiative
S. Sudan beefs up security ahead of peace deal celebrations
Wizkid joins league of highest paid artists worldwide

Daily Trust
Former Lagos speaker docked over murder of DSP
2 arrested over fraud as police storm shrine at Ikorodu
Woman seeks dissolution of 7-yr-old marriage over threat to life
Expired vehicle documents: Police command suspends Operation Velvet
Police dock pregnant woman, 3 others over N5.2m jewelry theft
Minimum Wage: Governors offer to pay N22,500
Police arrest 400 Shiites, recover petrol bombs
Court adjourns Buhari’s certificate suit till Nov. 26
2019: INEC writes PDP, accepts Kashamu’s candidates’ list
How Jang ‘diverted’ N2bn MSMEs fund – Witnesses
Benue: Police arrest 4 over alleged rape of minors
Severe punishment awaits perpetrators of Kaduna crisis – Buhari
Igbos will vote for Buhari in 2019 – Eze Ohanwe
Involve more women in 2019 polls to prevent violence, Experts urge stakeholders
2019: AU, WANEP, ECOWAS launch ‘EMAM’ project to prevent electoral violence
Mimiko vows to tackle corruption with ICT if elected
Ikpeba insists Eagles can do without Mikel’s experience
Plateau Rocks thrash Kebbi 73-28 in Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League
Falcons tackle Dominion Hotspur in friendly
FG sets up two committees on drug abuse
Nigeria facing difficult times, ex-minister says
Chinze gives voice to girl child
Tailor, carpenter docked over theft of 60 chickens, others
Three injured 22 on Abuja-Lokoja road crashes
Ona of Abaji lauds Aduda over Abuja tech varsity bill
Where I fault Ganduje bribe video
Charley Boy’s millions
Buhari: Beyond the noise of WAEC certificate
Editorial: The population time bomb
Okowa, Dickson, Ayade, Wike meet over common interests
Understanding and managing your smartphone battery
Samsung’s folding phone will go on sale next year
Airtel’s 4G to cover 100 cities by March 2019 – CEO
NLC urges Yobe workers to disregard ‘no work, no pay’ threat
LG workers to receive full October salary in Nasarawa
Gombe to recruit 750 extension workers

The Guardian

Nigeria ranks low in META region’s ICT growth index
Operators record marginal Q3 growth drops
Buhari vows to punish perpetrators of violence, killings in Kaduna
The Guardian gets NiMES award after NiRA, NiOMA honours
Lawyer asks court to disqualify Buhari over certificate
NNPC rules out hike in fuel price
Inter-bank market gets $210 million boost
PSN warns against importation of drugs
30 mins ago Nigeria
ICAN, CIFIAN bicker over forensic auditors bill
Officials ‘grumble’ as Wike gives N50 million for WAUG
Why Mikel was left out of Eagles’ squad against South Africa
Presidency summons NFF bigwigs over alleged ‘diversion of funds’
Black Queens wary of Super Falcons’ threat at AWCON
Three French players crash out, one advances
National Skating League postponed over security situation in Abuja, Kaduna
‘We must support SMEs, agric initiative to end poverty’
Dangote reaffirms commitment to production of fortified foods, ending hunger
‘Executive Order has no impact on seaports’
New shipping regulation may push fuel cost to $70b yearly
Again, FG, governors fail to agree on new minimum wage
Editorial: 2019: What is really at stake?
Nigeria’s next big reform
The truth on poverty reduction around the world
Buhari’s executive order ‘101’
What is the Nigerian purpose?
Not too big to fail
Lagos: Mega city without mega people
How air pollution is destroying our health, by WHO
Tall people are at greater risk of cancer
New test measures men’s fertility
Why more Nigerians will die of cancer

Tribune

Trump sends 5,200 troops to Mexico border as caravan approaches
BREAKING: 36 state governors settle for N22,500 as new minimum wage
Afenifere: I’m not aware of my suspension — Omisore
How I will tackle corruption as President – Mimiko
Bayelsa govt promises to implement N30,000 minimum wage
Trump sends 5,200 troops to Mexico border as caravan approaches
LAUTECH: Alao-Akala should not confuse a framework for an agreement
How I will tackle corruption as President – Mimiko
Bus driver’s daughter emerges as 2018 Lagos One-Day Governor
Federal High Court adjourns proceedings over Buhari’s impeachment suit to November 26
New minimum wage: NLC, TUC holds rally in Anambra, threatens strike November 6
2019: Electorates advised to demand for WASH issues
Edo community petitions IG over Police harassment
German ex-nurse admits killing 100 patients
Death toll in Italy floods rises to nine
US President Trump plans to end birthright citizenship ―Axios
Trump sends 5,200 troops to Mexico border as caravan approaches
Dangote refinery to boost GDP by $52bn, 0.8% annually ― Edwin
Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential election
Phillips Consulting announces new business positioning at NSACC summit
Why farmers should be exempted from paying tax —Ogunnaike
Committee calls for more budgetary allocation for Ogun-Oshun River Basin
Afenifere suspends Omisore
Oshiomhole: The gang-up thickens
5 years of power sector privatisation: Any sign of improvement?
NIPCO converts 5,600 petrol-powered vehicles to gas
20 African oil ministers to attend Nigeria’s NIPS 2019 summit
EDITORIAL: Growing mental challenges
Public institutions and performance of govts in Nigeria

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