News Headlines Nov 20, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 20, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
N30,000 minimum wage: Buhari, governors keep mum after meeting
(BREAKING) N30,000 minimum Wage: Buhari, governors’ meeting ends in deadlock
Media awards won’t save you from EFCC, Shehu Sani tells governors
Police, residents foil attempted bank robbery in Ile-Ife
Mixed reactions greet Buhari, Atiku’s plans
APC asks members to withdraw case or face sanction
FG targets 40% foreign debt in 2019
INEC ‘ll soon declare Adebutu PDP candidate –Ogun PDP faction
EFCC arraigns Kano gov candidate for N475m fraud
Aggrieved ADC aspirant kicks as party chiefs hold rally for Lanlehin
Electricity: NERC issues licences for additional 1,839.5MW
PDP auditor quits, declares support for APC candidate
Govt’s commitment to renewable energy unshaken – Fashola
DG NGF seeks sustained devt in Oyo
Sniper-preserved beans: We’re in real crisis, says Ogbeh
APC sets up six reconciliation committees
150 telecom sites shut over Kogi State tax demands
I’ve sworn allegiance to US, Hamzat tells INEC
Swimming instructor gets 12-year jail term for abusing 37 girls
Man chops off sister in-law’s hand for allegedly assaulting husband’s mum
Three in court for allegedly impersonating Buhari, Aisha
Police nab suspected cop killers in Bayelsa
Lagos police arraign eight suspected cultists
Beatings by my husband resulted in eye defect, wife alleges
I was struck by lightning, lost my dad, had an accident all within a day, man claims
Police, residents foil attempted bank robbery in Ile-Ife
Three die, eight injured, 75 arrested as birthday bash turns bloody
You must come for debate, PDP tells Buhari
Five sacked APC lawmakers elect new Speaker for Akwa Ibom House of Assembly
No quick fixes to Nigeria’s challenges, Atiku admits
2019: IG warns CPs, others against partisan politics
I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in Adamawa -Atiku
EU ministers agree to terms of ‘painful’ Brexit divorce
Akwa Ibom House of Assembly under heavy attack by APC thugs, PDP alleges
Atiku launches presidential campaign, calls it ‘The Atiku Plan’
FG targets 40% foreign debt in 2019
EFCC arraigns Kano gov candidate for N475m fraud
Electricity: NERC issues licences for additional 1,839.5MW
Govt’s commitment to renewable energy unshaken – Fashola
Sniper-preserved beans: We’re in real crisis, says Ogbeh
Barca’s Dembele should be ‘more responsible’, says Suarez
Why Nigerian footballers fail trials abroad —Coach
Ex-England footballer charged with sexual assault
Burundi, Lesotho eye first AFCON appearances
Sheikh steps aside from IOC after forgery charge
Twins score for opposing teams in Italy Serie B clash
FUNAAB produces 111 first class graduates, 3,285 others
LAUTECH alumni unveil scholarship for indigent students
31 graduates bag first class in AAUA
Hollywood remembers California fire victims as Schifrin, Tyson get honorary Oscars
Nine tips for shooting great videos in rain
Editoria: FRSC’s crackdown on old vehicle number plate
Nigerian Army varsity and educational development in Borno (2)
The Black Eye in the family
Hope in our democratic future

The Nation

Buhari to study governors’ position on N30,000 wage
Soyinka, Ohanaeze, Afenifere insist on restructuring
APC members threatened in PDP states, says Oshiomhole
Yet another shot at insurgency
’ll defeat Buhari, Atiku through ballot revolution, says Olawepo-Hashim
OAU ‘sex-for-mark don’ remanded
Atiku plans to back 50m SME
Fayose’s trial: we moved N1.2b cash in three planes, says witness
CJN inaugurates new CCT member
Thugs invade Akwa Ibom Assembly
2019: IG warns policemen against partisan politics
APC urges Nigerians not to be deceived
Navy arrests 40 for alleged piracy
Three charged with impersonating Buhari, wife
NFF to sustain Natasha soccer talent hunt
Georgia Oboh wins first pro golf title in Cote d’Ivoire
Dogo under pressure to dump Sunshine Stars
Southwark Soccer School international launches big in Sagamu
To The Next Level: Ronaldo, Rodriguez set to wed in Italy
Rohr confesses: Percy Tau was too hot for comfort
Lagos skaters rated best in Nigeria – Technical Director
Oyetola will preside over government of continuity in Osun’
Ortom picks Abounu as running mate
Edo 2019: Will Esan support APC?
Banks’ assets, liabilities cross N32tr mark, says CBN report
MTN Group to sell ‘smart feature phones’ early next year
Will GE’s withdrawal affect narrow gauge deal?
Walk improves sex life, says expert
Lives of millions of school children at risk due to lack of toilets – WaterAid
29 psychiatric nurses sit for professional examination in Sokoto
Atiku again
idlock paralyses Lagos as fares increase
Walk improves sex life, says expert
Mike Adenuga, others nominated for awards
‘120m Nigerians lack access to decent toilets’
World Toilet Day: Toilet diseases and its preventive measure
Good advice for aspiring entrepreneurs
Leadership lessons for pupils
Rooting for votes


AI Undermining War against Insurgency, Criminality in Nigeria, Say Defence Hqts
Alleged N6.9bn Fraud: EFCC Opens Case in Fayose’s Trial
Court Orders Dasuki’s Trial in Absentia
Buhari Congratulates Ezeife at 80
DMO, Oil Marketers to Meet over Payment of Subsidy Arrears
Minimum Wage: Buhari, Governor’s Meeting Deadlocked
Eid el Maulud: Saraki, Ekweremadu Preach Tolerance, Unity
Nigeria-India Relations Mutually Beneficial, Says Buhari
NLC Decries Poor Funding of Education in Nigeria
FG to Launch Pesticide Policy to Regulate Chemicals Abuse on Food Preservation
EFCC Loses Bid to Transfer Shekarau’s Case to Abuja
By-Elections Victory Attests to Our Popularity, Says APC
Discos Yet to Meter Six of Every 10 Electricity Users in Nigeria, Says NERC
Buhari Congratulates Jonathan at 61
NYSC Debunks Increase in Corps Members’ Monthly Allowance
aged by Entitlement Mentality
All Systems Go
You are Buying Votes Through Tradermoni Loan, Agbaje Group Tells APC
Corruption Won’t Make Buhari Deliver, Says Saraki Group
Keyamo: Buhari is Ready for Nationwide Campaign
2019 Polls: Northeast Group Drums Support for Buhari’s Re-election
Turkish Airlines Posts $1bn Profi
Marketers Beg FG to Pay N800bn Outstanding Subsidy Claims
Unity Bank Share Price Gains 31% on Renewed Demand by Investors
Investment Advisers Urged to Embrace Technology
DPR Assures Nigerians of Adequate Fuel Supply
Falana Faults US, UK’s Position on MTN’s $8.1bn Fine
Rainoil Tennis: Imeh Beats Atseye to End Long Wait for National Title
Rohr: Too Early to Talk About Eagles Winning AFCON 2019
AITEO CUP VICTORY: Ugwuanyi Has Restored Rangers’ Dignity, Says Nwobodo
Leon Balogun Out of Super Eagles, Uganda Friendly
Amuneke Walks Tight Rope with Tanzania
Should Entrepreneurship Be an Integral Part of Our School Curriculum at All Levels?

The Sun

2019: Obasanjo storms Delta, endorses Okowa for second term
5 APC members die in Kwara auto crash
3 killed, 18 injured, houses burnt in Bauchi
NANS shuts down Abuja
Labour to govs: Pay N30,000 or forget 2019 elections
2019: My govt’ll lift 50m Nigerians out of poverty in 2 yrs – Atiku
Buhari: Failure to obey court orders, national embarrassment – Soyinka
Counter insurgency: Buhari promises adequate funding for armed forces
Troops neutralise 14 bandits, recover 422 animals in Kaduna
Presidency to PDP: Results of bye-elections in Kwara, others shatter your chances in 2019
It is too risky for power to return to PDP –Garba Shehu
Campaign group faults Atiku’s plan to sell NNPC
It’s South East turn to produce president in 2023 – Nnanta, President-General IWU
Benue: APC, its unending controversy over running mate
Telecom operators warn of communications blackout in Kogi, other states
Harness energy sector potential, FG urged
LoftyInc Capital Management woos fresh business initiatives
Why Nigerian waterways are becoming death trap
Reps probe 12 shipping companies over $300m detb
NFF officials inspect Enugu stadium facilities, hotels, others ahead of CAF competition matches
AFCON 2019: S/Africa chapter of Supporters Club to storm Cameroon
Wolves defender Jonny injures knee in action for Spain
Eagles can win 2019 AFCON – Rohr
NFF President lauds FIFA for approving Stephen Keshi Stadium for international matches
Pregnant wife keeps Omeruo out against Uganda
I’m sorry, ref begs Ahmed Musa
Joshua considers Dillian Whyte fight
Former England footballer Gascoigne charged with assault, police say
It means so much to beat 2 tennis greats back to back, Zverev says
Actress, Rebel Wilson, loses appeal on Australian defamation case
Nigerian Reality Star `auctioned’ for Cancer fund
Attah: A forensic warrior
The Tribulations of Brother Adams
Campaign season and a prayer
2019: About time we taught politicians we are no fools
The ‘adornment’ and adoption of candidates
Igbo survival in 2019 and politics of 2023
Germany bans Khashoggi suspects from Europe
Court rejects EFCC’s request to transfer Shekarau’s case to Abuja
Gov. Bello tasks corps members on skills acquisition
Gen. Angbazo takes over 3 Div. Nigerian Army
Benue govt. behind my ordeal – Tershaku
Telecom operators warn of communications blackout in Kogi, other states
Cyber Crime: Aisha Buhari impostor, two others in custody
Flood: NEMA distributes relief materials to IDPs in Niger
Gridlock paralyses Lagos, fares skyrocket

Daily Trust

I am diagnosed with Bipolar Disease
Diabetes: Why you should check your blood sugar level
HIV: NACA empowers 110 vulnerable women in Benue conflicts areas
‘Nigeria’s losses to medical tourism more than 2018 health budget’
Issues, challenges of arbitration dominate 2018 CIArb conference
Buhari’s achievements enough for second term – Nwosu
ALTON warns of imminent blackout in Kogi, FCT, 8 other states
NANS urges FG to stop treating education with levity
NCDC warns states to step up for meningitis outbreak season
2019: Police issues security plans for election campaigns
Southeast governors meet Buhari Wednesday over infrastructure, other issues
NANS threatens to vote against Buhari over ASUU strike
5 years after communal crisis: NYSC deploys corps members to Ezillo
2019: We’ll challenge PDP on issues – Oshiomhole
Stop court action or face penalty, APC warns members
Dennerby confident Falcons will reach AWCON 2018 semis-final
Idoko, Adegoke advance at Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship
Eagles, Cranes clash in glamour friendly
FG to deploy solar energy to 37 universities – Fashola
Dollar appreciates against naira
DISCOs: MURIC calls for revocation of contracts
Truck crushes cyclist, corn seller in Zuba
FCT minister assures corps members of security, welfare
Madrasa graduates 14 students
Prince Charles visit: Matters Arising
2019: With 94 parties still a limited choice
Court jails scavenger for buying stolen goods
Editorial: Eid el-Maulud
ALTON warns of imminent blackout in Kogi, FCT, 8 other states
The race to be first in 5G service
Massive security breach exposes 26m SMS messages
Plateau: 50 unemployed persons trained on environmental beautification
Minimum Wage: Buhari, Governors in crucial meeting


N1. 2bn fraud: EFCC opens case against Fayose
JUST IN: Again, Buhari meets governors over proposed N30,000 minimum wage
Hijab crisis: UI International School shut indefinitely
Atiku launches presidential campaign on Facebook
2 policemen, one bank worker feared killed in Ekiti bank robbery
APC fortune bleak unless Oshiomhole resigns, South-South aggrieved aspirants insist
PDP condemns invasion of Akwa-Ibom House of Assembly
Large crowd receives Lanlehin as he charges electorate to protect PVCs
Oni’s suit against Fayemi suffers setback as Judge transfers matter to Ado Ekiti
PDP condemns Buhari’s attempt to drag military into politics
ASUU strike: NANS protests in Abuja, urges FG to resolve crisis
8 years after: Oyinlola, a man of vision ― Aregbesola
Fire destroys 77 shops in Kano market
Police question 21-year-old student who allegedly killed her baby
Security guard in court for allegedly stealing N2m
LG electronics inverter single split AC berths in Nigeria
Fintech: Flutterwave targets global businesses with ‘Rave’
NSE proposes submission of financials by stockbroking firms
AfDB to invest US$40m equity in African economies
Cybercrime to cost businesses $2trn by 2019
EDITORIAL: The state of Nigeria’s commercial aircraft
Self-medication is kiss of death


S’South APC: Aggrieved Aspirants Demand Oshiomhole’s Resignation
What Nigeria Needs To Do, By Businessman
Why Nigeria Needs Nuclear To Generate Electricity – Collyer
Ex-Energia Workers Head To Court Over N2bn Compensation As DPR Negotiation Fails
2019: Don’t Intimidate Voters, Britain Tells Security Agencies
Nigeria Retains 4th Position As Australia Opens $40bn Ichthys LNG Plant
Amnesty Int’l Undermining Fight Against Insurgency, Defence Hqtrs Alleges
Dasuki, El- Zakzaky: Buhari’s Failure To Obey Court Orders A National Embarrassment — SOYINKA
Re-Engineering The Old Order
Youths Rescue 85-Yr-Old Woman As Fire Destroys N7m Goods In Onitsha
Delta APC Chieftain Faults Clark On Zoning
Why Nigerian Journalists Can’t Report Politics, Elections Fairly – Okah
Monarch: Benin Group Frowns At Ijaw’s Celebration Of Coronation Anniversary
Lottery: Commission Moves To Clamp Down On Defaulting Firms
Toyin Olakunri In Her Words
FG Earns N1.7trn Oil Revenue In 3 Years
APC Failed To Deliver, Says Atiku
DMO summons oil marketers over outstanding debts
APC threatens to expel Okorocha’s son-in-law, Abe, Shittu, others
Breaking: Buhari, govs meeting on minimum wage deadlocked
Minimum Wage : Buhari, Govs delegation meet in Aso Rock
Money Laundering Charge: Court grants FG’s request to try Dasuki in absentia
Corpse of missing DELSU student found without breast, tongue
2019: Why we’re backing Atiku, by Clark
Sex-for-mark : OAU professor lands in prison
Jonathan is an inspiration to Nigerian youths – Buhari
Atiku’s six-year policy plan worries South
Atiku/Obi ticket, divine mandate—Cleric
Barca’s Dembele should be ‘more responsible’, says Luis Suarez
Spain PM wants 2030 World Cup bid with Morocco and Portugal
Delta: Obasanjo commissions Stephen Keshi Stadium
Why Nigerian footballers fail trials abroad — Coach
Okoku’s GTCF partners Deloitte for New Hope for Kids
Nigerian Senators endorse Nollywood Movie, ‘Heaven On My Mind’, set to hit cinemas from December 7
I love what Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade , others are doing – Chica Michelle
Meet Nestreya the new sexy queen of afro-beat music
Lagos joins World Cities Culture Forum
3 charged with impersonating President Buhari, wife
Obaseki leads EXCO to Edo State Poly’s maiden convocation
We’er tired of this hardship, commuters lament as gridlock grounds Lagos
First AI Camera Smartphone sets for launch
n-kitchen gas cylinders: NOHIL worries over rising cases of domestic accidents
Our goal is to produce one billion Champions by November 2026 – Abiola Salami

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