News Headlines Nov 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Alleged N33bn fraud: Reps demand NEMA DG’s sacking, accuse Osinbajo of illegal approval
Minimum wage: Court gives FG, Labour till Jan 30 to submit report
Adams Oshiomhole to face further DSS questioning
Outrage over FG’s claim of spending N3.5m monthly to feed El-Zakzaky
Amorous man takes home male disguised as a woman
We can have a downward review of minimum wage
DSS arrests IS bomb expert, 10 kidnappers
I’ve no plan to quit teaching for acting – Saka
CBN, MTN near deal over $8.1bn fund transfer
Ganduje bribery videos: Contractor ready to testify before assembly panel
AFCON: Ex-Eagles stars slam Rohr over Aniyikaye invitation
‘Man United didn’t deserve Juve win’
Police arraign tenant for renovating house without landlord’s consent
Strike: Okebukola pleads with ASUU
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Obey the rule of law, British envoy tells Shi’ites, security agencies
Police discover mass grave with 200 bodies
Chinese firm allegedly sacks workers over refusal to practise Buddhism
I haven’t been paid for selling newborn’s placenta to cleric – Suspect
NSCDC arrests car thief who hid for two years
Three dead, five missing as boat capsizes in Lagos
Fake clearing agent defrauds customer of N6.7m
Imo police nab suspected cultists for killing woman
Primaries’ crises: Reps probe alleged abuses by political parties, INEC
Aworis allege marginalisation in Lagos
El-Rufai appoints running mate, Hadiza, Senior Adviser-Counsellor
PDP elders reaffirm Fayose as leader, urge support
Widow wins husband’s legislative seat before election
Supreme Court bars Rivers APC chairman, Flag-Amachree, from medical trip
INEC releases candidates’ names for bye-elections in Katsina, Bauchi, two other states
Minimum wage: President never mentioned any figure –Femi Adesina
Govs, INEC violated Electoral Act during parties’ primaries, Reps allege
CBN, MTN near deal over $8.1bn fund transfer
Retirees payments stopped over empty pension accounts, PenCom intervenes
US, France, others show interest in Nigeria Air – FG
Dangote Group’s revenue’ll hit $30bn by 2020 ― Dangote
Nigerian banks must reform to survive fintech revolution – Osinbajo
Nigeria servicing debt with more than 50% revenue – IMF
We’ve given Falcons AWCON kits – NFF
NUGA boss laments poor funding
League hotshot Lokosa grabs Eunisell Boot Award, N3.8m
Iwobi hails Emery over Arsenal’s fine form
9.3million pupils, 26 states captured in school feeding programme – FG
State of emergency: Experts urge FG to implement policies
Ondo spent N2bn on 175 primary schools – Akeredolu
‘Pupils need knowledge of economy to survive’
Okorocha releases N2.86bn for reconstruction of schools
HCCOGA donates Math laboratory to alma mater
Three finalists emerge in Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Review
Enwonwu’s Tutu on display at Art X Lagos, 40 years after
Gunmen attack Femi Adebayo’s vehicle
Missy Elliot becomes first female artiste nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Ex-BBN star survives ghastly accident
Questions that people ask about diabetes mellitus
Beware, insufficient sleep may cause dehydration
‘Fruits are the alternatives to sugar, not honey’
Restore harmony in pharmacy profession, AHAPN tells new PSN president
Two million Nigerians currently receiving AIDS treatment, says NACA
Solutions to poor home Internet connection
Editorial: Lagos gridlock and Operation Velvet
When life throws mud at you
Akinkugbe: The unfinished task of revitalising the health sector

The Nation
U.S. sure of credible elections in 2019
Three die, five missing in Lagos boat accident
MTN sues Fed Govt for N3b
2019 poll: Buhari vows harsh verdict for Atiku
IMF warns Nigeria on debt service
Judge declines request to order Ekweremadu’s arrest
2019 poll: Buhari vows harsh verdict for Atiku
Echoes of a Prince’s visit to Nigeria
690 power equipment retrieved from ports
How I will fight corruption, by Olawepo-Hashim
Fallout of APC primaries: Lagos East Senatorial Leaders begin reconciliation
Minister clears air on suspension of National Carrier
Minimum Wage Saga: Stiff judgment awaits you at polls, Presidency tells Atiku group
Ekiti APC slams Fayose for supervising ‘decay’ of utilities
Salvador urges APC’s unity ahead of 2019
African Player of the Month: SuperSport Picks Aubameyang
Call IOCs to order over anti-labour practices, union urges NNPC
Dangote unveils new products at exhibition, employs 500,000
Boosting hibiscus export
C: AVA II Nigeria counts gains
Equities rebound with N44b gain
Committee introduces new events to boost Ikorodu Oga Day
Firm marks 10th anniversary with health walk
Assembly decries state of abattoirs
Brothers arraigned for ‘forgery, land grabbing’
Family holds cancer screening for 200 after losing relative
Why codeine is addictive, by ex-pharmacy chief
Pharmacists challenge council on more spaces for interns, other issues
Novo Nordisk introduces new diabetes product
‘Use of polystyrene items by food vendors destructive to environment’
Designed for good, thrives on evil
Editorial: Kogi as mirror
98-year-old Rivers monarch advises Fed Govt
Restoring Maritime Academy’s lost tradition
Edo remodels 20 Primary Health Centres
A boost for construction in Niger Delta coastal communities
Law school: Bayelsa graduates cry to Dickson for help
Akwa Ibom: Udom’s service to God and humanity


2019 Election: We Have No Preferred Presidential Candidate, Says US
VON DG Calls for Oshiomhole’s Resignation
Minimum Wage: Buhari Didn’t Mention Any Figure, Says Presidency
Anambra Monarchs Caution EFCC over Innoson Motors’ Boss
Urges Buhari to wade into Innoson, GTB crisis
UNICEF Adolescent Nutrition Programme Launched in Delta
PDP Supporters Abandon Igbinedion for APC
Army Repels Boko Haram Attack in Yobe
Akwa Ibom Plans Trust Fund for Security Personnel
Wike Berates FG for Stopping Prince Charles’ Planned Visit to Niger Delta
Patrick Agbambu: The African Security Torch Bearer
The Chronicles, a Historical Movie on Mbaise, Makes Debut at the Cinemas
Kanekalon Offers Free Hair Service at Lagos Trade Fair
Governor Amosun Set to Host CNN’s Amanpour in Abeokuta
Abuja Karate Board Elects Umeohia Nnaedu as Chairman
Akinrowo Brings Irish Director to Nollywood for Caged in the Creeks
AGN Honours Nollywood Veterans
Osinbajo, Tinubu, Others to Attend Association of Friends 40th Anniversary
Lalong, Runsewe, Stakeholders to Drive Plateau Economy with Culture and Tourism
On Akpabio’s Challenge in Akwa Ibom
How Buhari Copied the Good in the PDP
Corruption: PDP Urges NIA, DSS, Interpol to Track Oshiomhole
VON DG Calls for Oshiomhole’s Resignation
Use Your Votes to Elect Credible Candidates, Cleric Urges Nigerians
INEC Releases Names of Candidates for Nov. 17 By-elections
N2.82trn to Hit Money Market in November
FG Plan Roadshow Ahead of $2.8bn Eurobond Sale
Report: Nigeria Leads in Piracy Attacks in Gulf of Guinea
High Air Fare Attributed to Poor Supply, Distribution of Aviation Fuel
Declaration of Emergency on Enugu Airport
Maritime Silk Road as Game Changer for Global Transport
Lokosa Gets Eunisell’s N3.8m, Trophy as NPFL Top Scorer
Onyekuru Replaces Injured Ighalo
LMC Chairman, Dikko, to Commission CAF Champions League Finals
Crystal Palace, Wolves, Others Scramble for ‘Embattled’ Victor Moses
Zenith Bank B’ball League: Increase in Prize Money Excites Participants
3rd Lagos Women Race Holds Saturday
Fireworks in Rades as Esperance Hosts Al Ahly in Final Battle
Europa: Giroud’s Goal Sends Chelsea Through to Last 32
Abuja Karate Board Elects Umeohia Nnaedu as Chairman
Akinrowo Brings Irish Director to Nollywood for Caged in the Creeks
AGN Honours Nollywood Veterans

The Sun

Outrage over El-Zakzaky’s N3.5m monthly feeding
2 varsity students killed in Benue cult clashes
3 die, 5 missing in Lagos boat tragedy
Supreme Court stops Rivers APC chair from going abroad
Reps probe INEC, political parties over party primaries
You’re unpopular, Okorocha replies Uzodinma
Minimum wage: Buhari’ll follow due process – Presidency
Pro-Biafra group pays homage to Obi of Onitsha
Stop complaining, your time almost up, Fayose tells Buhari
2019: Enugu people don’t need absentee senator – Ezeh, APC candidate
Defections: Akwa Ibom PDP accuses APC of forging signatures
How I was robbed of victory by APC NWC – Rahmon
2019: People will vote personality, not party – Ogbonna
2019: Only God can stop my re-election, says Emmanuel
FG debunks investing $8.8m on Nigeria Air project
Nigeria plans London roadshow ahead of $2.8bn Eurobond sale –Sources
Reform or die, Osinbajo urges Nigerian banks
Nigeria to grow by 1.9% due to fewer disruptions in oil production-IMF
SMEs must focus inwards to sustain Nigeria’s economic growth
‘Manchester United did nothing to deserve victory’ – Ronaldo
Szczesny slammed by ex-Man Utd stars for role in Juventus loss
Mayweather says ‘never agreed’ to fight Japanese kickboxer
Neymar: I deserve referee respect
AFCON Qualifier: Rohr may unleash teen sensation on Bafana
Infantino set to bar stars from World Cup
Azarenka reunites with former coach
Ronaldo left out again by Portugal
Tottenham’s Dembele ruled out until New Year
Manchester derby offers United chance to halt City march
Bayern under pressure to deliver against leaders Dortmund
Not having father figure affected me negatively – Abimbola Davies, author
Camila Cabello Biggest Winner At 2018 MTV Europe Music Award | See Full Winners List
Day Nollywood stormed Abuja for MAFAA
Tuface weeps as wife, Annie Idibia-Pero Adeniyi, his baby mama settle rift
The World Bank confirms Obiano’s strides in governance
How you can control your blood pressure with diet
Amniotic fluid embolismWike: Greatness in serving, culture of unity
Militants’ chameleonic request…
A drive to Apapa and through Apapa to see the rot that is Nigeria
USA and Midterm global reset
Banning Okada, Keke operations in FCT
Towards securitisation of intellectual property rights
FG must dialogue with ASUU
Buhari mourns Emir of Nassarawa
Thousand Oaks: At least 12 killed at California bar shooting
Ondo govt promotes 14,016 civil servants
How I broke into Malaysian film industry – Abbey Abimbola (Cracky Don)
FG debunks investing $8.8m on Nigeria Air project


2019 Polls: If Nigeria Fails, Africa Fails – US
Army Foils Boko Haram Attack In Yobe
Minimum Wage: Court Orders FG, Labour To Submit Negotiation Report
Intrigues That Threw Up Uzodimma As Imo APC Governorship Candidate
Senator Tackles Colleaque Over Anti-Fayose Meeting
BREAKING: Emir Of Nasarawa, Hassan Abubakar II Dies At 83
Shiite: Amnesty International Plotting To Replace Boko Haram – CATE
Kwara APC Governorship Candidate Gets More Support
Dankwambo, Nafada And Equity Of Governance In Gombe State
Jajja, Eze, Gomba, Nwachukwu-Agbada, Ogunyemi Emerge Winners At ANA Literary Awards
Now That PDP ‘Has Found It’
Dangers Of Pollution In Niger Delta
Okorocha Vs Oshiomhole: Who Blinks First?
KEDCO@ 5: Achievements, Challenges And Future Plans
The Brouhaha Over El-Rufai’s Running Mate
ASUU And Its Unnecessary Strikes
What US Attorney General Ouster Could Mean For Mueller Probe
Tanzania Releases 2 Detained Journalists
Dankwambo, Nafada And Equity Of Governance In Gombe State
Jajja, Eze, Gomba, Nwachukwu-Agbada, Ogunyemi Emerge Winners At ANA Literary Awards
Dangers Of Pollution In Niger Delta
Saudi Makes $1bn Bid For Partnership With South Africa Defense Group, Denel
Afreximbank Says Africa Accounts For Only 15% Of Continent’s $1trn Global Trade
Japan’s Toshiba To Withdraw From UK Nuclear Power Project
Nigerians Pay Over N17.68bn For US Visa
El-Rufai Appoints Running Mate, Hadiza Balarabe, As Senior Adviser-Counsellor
CNN’s Jim Acosta Gets His White House Press Pass Revoked
Mid-Term Elections 2018: Do Celebrities Really Influence Voters?
Mayweather Denies Fight With Japanese Kickboxer
Meet First Female Artiste Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame
EDITORIAL: Curbing Pollution-induced Deaths
KEDCO@ 5: Achievements, Challenges And Future Plans
What US Attorney General Ouster Could Mean For Mueller Probe
Gunman Kills 12 In California Country Bar
US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Hospitalised After Fall
Tambuwal Approves Payment Of Registration Fees For Sokoto Students
CAS Restates Commitment To Eliminate Bandits
Ex-agitators Threaten To Return To Creek Over Contract


How 4 Catholic priests were kidnapped in Delta
$8.8m was not spent to unveil Air Nigeria in London — Aviation Minister
Govt’s spending on military, conflicts affecting education development in Africa — Prof Aderinoye
Minimum wage: Buhari never mentioned a figure — Presidency
DSS nabs 22 suspects over alleged murder of Kaduna traditional ruler
41 Lead City students graduate with First Class
Osinbajo buying voters with ‘Tradermoni’ — SMBLF alleges
Govt’s spending on military, conflicts affecting education development in Africa — Prof Aderinoye
Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation
60 per cent of Nigeria undergraduate projects are plagiarised — Okebukola
US midterms: Women record high number of house seats
CIA chief ‘seen all proof’ related to Khashoggi murder
Cameroon 78 children hostages released by kidnapper
US midterm elections: ACLU advise on voter intimidation
How to easily buy a car in Ghana and pay in instalments
Social media possible pathway to poor mental illness —Expert
Oyo health insurance agency targets 400,000 enrolled by July
Alumni donate N2m to U.I Pharmacy faculty
Expert advocates free healthcare, subsidised housing for senior citizens
EDITORIAL: The death of Dr. Okeoghene Edigba
This boggy called corruption
ASUU strike: Finding early resolution
We‘ve activated policy framework to reposition tourism on the Plateau —Lalong

Daily Trust

Amosun distances self from Oshiomhole travails
…He ‘ran away’ to evade substitution window — VON DG
Reps to probe party primaries
PDP urges NIA, INTERPOL to track Oshiomhole
Lagos: 12 parties disown Sanwo-Olu
Nigerian traders confirm reopening of businesses in Ghana
2019 polls: Complaints trail display of voters’ register
‘60% of Nigerian undergraduate projects plagiarised’
$1.3bn tax: MTN’s suit against AGF fixed for Dec. 3
2019 elections: Be unbiased — NYSC DG tells corps members
PDP urges NIA, INTERPOL to track Oshiomhole
NSUK graduate wins SONTA playwright award
I hope my writing reaches the traumatized, entire world — Gotname Bitrus
Plateau United recruit 8 players, drop 4
Nigeria replace injured Ighalo with Onyekuru for Bafana
Ronaldo left out again by Portugal
We didn’t spend $8.8m on national carrier – Sirika
Dangote Group’s revenue to hit $30bn in 2019
Niger Delta gets framework for inclusive growth
3 dead, 12 rescued, 5 missing in Lagos boat mishap
Fayemi stops allocation of shops, to refund money to subscribers
19-yr-old boy arraigned over theft of N415,000 phones
KEDCO@ 5: Achievements, challenges and future plans
Buhari certificate saga and its needless controversies
What are state governors for?
UNITED STATES: Gunman kills 12 in California bar
PAKISTAN: Blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail
FRANCE: UK and France ‘still friends’ after Brexit
Editorial’ Poor implementation of FoI Act
Youths accuse UniJos ASUU of blackmailing host communities
Unilorin students resist fees increase
‘Many school children can’t speak mother tongue’
Between forgiveness and ‘reasoned forgetfulness’
Meet Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, the first Muslim women elected to US Congress
China urged to close mass detention camps for Uighur Muslims
D’banj, Sony Music sign record deal
Nollywood star, Rikki urges filmmakers to promote peace, national unity
How FG, African Nature Investors move to conserve, revamp national parks
Environment degradation: Forum wants global alliance switch from fossil fuels
UN: Ozone layer finally healing after damage by aerosols
$1.3bn withholding tax: MTN’s suit against Attorney General fixed for Dec. 3
Woman gets N50, 000 bail for assaulting man in Ogun
Court orders re-instatement of District Heads removed by Gov El-Rufai
FTH Gombe gets new chief medical director
Ondo promotes 7,075 public servants
Omokhodion named AAU’s pro-chancellor, chair of council

The Guardian

PDP charges INTERPOL, NIA to track down Oshiomhole
Experts differ on unusual purchase of Zenith Bank shares
Dodgy politics of Electoral Act amendment
PIND pushes for good governance as SACE clocks five
Babalakin canvasses N2tn yearly grant for education sector
Court nullifies appointment of 77 district heads in Kaduna
Senate seeks early submission of 2019 budget
7m smokers die yearly in Nigeria, say FMoH, CISLAC
Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation, urges states to follow suit
Oboh inches close to Ladies European Tour, ready for Cote d’Ivoire Open
Bundesliga’s business: Lessons from Germany
U.S.-based Francis Monidafe lists benefits of Bendel Insurance in NPFL
Controversy dogs AFN over detention of athlete by SARS
Lokosa wins maiden Eunisell NPFL Boot Award, N3.8m
Paris Saint Germain probe alleged discrimination against African players
Benedict Cumberbatch Plays The Villain In Mowgli
“Blown or unblown”: Is your fave artist a top dog?
Australian firm to explore lead, zinc in Bauchi,Nasarawa
Retail business has huge potential in Nigeria’
Government does not have any reason doing business’
FG invests N72 billion in distribution of 2000MW, others
Editorial: Lessons from American midterm elections
Tips for Workouts during Pregnancy
Crude oil: A blessing too much
The Other Abacha Loot(s)
The people’s agenda – Part 2
How should Nigerian Leftists vote?

New Telegraph

ASUU strike cripples varsities
Budget: Why Buhari shouldn’t blame National Assembly
God is with Nigeria, says Buhari
Kaduna riot: I was attacked, abandoned for dead –Journalist
Senator Adeleke is not dead – Campaign organisation
Corruption: Help track fleeing Oshiomhole, PDP tells NIA, Interpol
JUST IN: Senatorial candidate, party chairman kidnapped in Ondo
APC crisis: Amosun: I’ve no hand in Oshiomhole’s travails
MTN challenges AGF’s N242bn, $1.3bn demand
New Telegraph award: It‘ll spur me to work harder, says Shaffy Bello
Minimum wage: Presidency: Buhari to review N30,000 proposal
Customs seizes military camouflage, machetes, others worth N543.95m
Snipper on beans’ll lead to food poisoning, sudden death
Showerhead linked to lung infections – Study
Only coalition’ll rescue Nigeria from old political order – Onovo
Three die, others missing as boat capsizes in Lagos
Circumcision: Held hostage by tradition
MTN challenges AGF’s N242bn, $1.3bn demand
Boko Haram: Why Nigerian troops are losing, by ex-U.S. Marine
When Ochanya the ‘Queen of women,’ died a sex toy
Fraud: Senior lawyer bags seven years jail
Inmate changes name, re-arrested five years after jailbreak
Gunmen kidnap Ondo ADC senatorial candidate, chairman
Son of former Oba of Lagos, Oyekan, docked for killing Lagos PDP chieftain
Bureau de change operator charged with defrauding woman $1,500
IMF to Nigeria: Watch your debt service/ revenue generation
If acting isn’t paying enough, seek alternative –Bobby Michaels
Runtown denies trending allegations of fraud by American woman
Yvonne Jegede: Doctor said my baby won’t see survive
Nasarawa: The task before APC’s guber candidate
Niger: Suspension of Chief of Staff not true – Niger govt
Mandate parties to digitise membership register, ADP urges INEC
Evaluating politics behind minimum wage ‘endorsement’
Nigerian Stock Exchange claws back N43bn
May & Baker grows Q3 profit to N744.3m
National leather policy’ll tame 20m yearly shoe imports –MAN
S’Africa v Nigeria: Fresh fears grip Rohr
AWCON 2018: Falcons to get kits in Abidjan – NFF
Zenith Bank B’ball League: Prize money increase excites participants
Champions League Final: CAF appoints Dikko as match commissioner
I’ve no plans to quit Falcons, says Dennerby
Eagles’ chance excites Onyekuru
SB Live signs new management deal, commences weekly gig
Naeto C welcomes third child
Timilehin Bello Named One of the Top 25 Innovators in Europe, Middle East, Africa by the Holmes Report
EDITORIAL : Universities’ unaccredited courses, a time bomb
Court orders FG, NLC to submit negotiation report on Jan 30
Fraud: Senior lawyer bags seven years jail
We’ve boosted revenue collection, says FIRS
Taking CSR to universities


4 Chieftains Of African Democratic Congress, Driver Kidnapped In Ondo
Why We Are Displaying Voters’ Register – Yakubu, INEC Boss
Man Docked For Failure To Produce Wife Over N180m Fraud
3 Dead, 5 Missing As Boat Capsizes In Lagos
Police Parade Hospital Attendant, Herbalist Over Missing Baby’s Placenta
DELTA: Why I Withdrew My Support For Okowa In 2015 – Uduaghan
Understanding China From The Great Wall
How APC Crisis Is Deepening In Ondo
Buhari’s Certificate And The Long Knives
Falana Asks Osinbajo To Stop Disobedience Of Court Orders
Power: We Didn’t Make Mistake On Privatisation— Senate
SMEs As Key To Unlock Nigeria’s Economic Potentials
Politicians Using 2nd Niger Bridge To Seek Igbo Votes – S-East Govs
Adeleke Is Alive, Says Campaign Organisation
When Osun Communities Abandoned Female Genital Mutilation
How Ambode Lost His Second Term Bid, Adefuye, GAC Member Reveals
Treat Telecom Infrastructure As Collective Heritage, NCC Urges Nigerians
Why we are displaying voters’ register – Yakubu, INEC boss
Nigeria’s 2nd position in global open defecation rating disturbing—Buhari
4 APC govs co-opt ministers in fresh anti-Oshiomhole bid
Kaduna crisis: My walk through the valley of the shadow of death – Temitope Mustapha
Combating e-payment fraud requires collaboration, consumer education, capacity devt – Stakeholders
Stop complaining, your time almost up, Fayose tells Buhari
It costs FG N3.5m a month to feed Shiite’s leader, El-Zakzaky – Lai Mohammed
Oshiomhole’s tango with DSS worsens APC crisis
Tinubu told to review stance on Oshiomhole to avert APC collapse
How APC crisis is deepening in Ondo
N30, 000 Minimum Wage: Negotiation still ongoing, FG tells Court
Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup gains steam
Falcon to get AWCON 2018 kits in Abidjan
Lokosa gets N3.8m plus Eunisell Boot Award
We will miss Ighalo — Eagles spokesman
AFCON Qualifier: Onyekuru replaces injured Ighalo
Missy Elliot nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Minimum wage increase will make no difference if… — Ali Baba
Yemi Alade, Flavour spark off romance rumour
Trouble looms as Chioma comes under attack for Davido’s loss to Tiwa at MTV EMA
D Large drops new tune, ‘Badda’
SMEs as Key to unlock Nigeria’s economic potentials
Court remands 3 in prison for allegedly stealing 31 cows
How public varsities increase fees in defiance of FG directives
If I were God, I’d cut Nigeria’s blessing – Apostle Alile

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