News Headlines Nov 23, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 23, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Presidency attacks Jonathan over claims in book
Offa robberies: Gang leaders’ evidence enough to prosecute Saraki–Police
EFCC seals houses linked to Fayose in Ekiti
EFCC rejects Justice Nyako, reports ex-gov’s wife to CJN
Presidency attacks Jonathan over claims in book
Vacate Akwa Ibom Assembly, Senate tells police
Offa robberies: Gang leaders’ evidence enough to prosecute Saraki–Police
EFCC seals houses linked to Fayose in Ekiti
Imo undergraduate poisons self after rift with boyfriend
Strike: Why we rejected Babalakin’s intervention – ASUU
How bandits killed 10 Katsina community residents
I inflicted injuries on man for assaulting my mother – Suspect
2019 elections: CBN to monitor banks’ lending to politicians
Ex-Oyo Deputy Speaker denies car gift from Ladoja
Fans knock Oshoala over missed chances
I’ve never demanded any fee for collabos — Mr Eazi
Buhari undecided, Atiku, Duke ready for presidential debate Jan 19
Police arrest man who robs ATM users in Anambra
Troops kill 17 militia men in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba
Secondary school pupils arrested with firearms in Nasarawa
Deserter, fake army officer, others nabbed for killing Imo businessman
Man sentenced to death for murdering father in Akwa Ibom
Veteran Nollywood Actor, Richard Mofe Damijo Becomes Landlagos Brand Ambassador
It’s a Movement! Femfunds Hosts Over 1000 Female Entrepreneurs in Lagos
Teni, BOJ, Odunsi, Ajebutter22 Shut Down The Porkoyum Food Fest!
‘I never thought I would run for office’
Adeleke’s certificate: PDP threatens to sanction members
2019: You won’t get South-East support, PDP tells Buhari
Jonathan says his 2011 election beyond human control
How to attract bank funding to your business
Customs seize N7.3bn tramadol imported from India
Facebook, WhatsApp banking, others gaining popularity
$3.12bn NLNG dividends: Senate asks CBN, NNPC to submit details of withdrawals
ICT sector attracted $8bn FDI in 3 years — Minister
Ex-Chelsea star Drogba quits football
Premier League: Mane signs new long-term deal with Liverpool
Villarreal back Chukwueze to win more Eagles caps
Ordega pledges more to Falcons
North-West Petroleum tourney kicks off in Calabar
We’ll teach nursery school pupils software development – Osinbajo
IDP tech will eradicate examination malpractice – WAEC
FG introduces education counselling policy in schools
‘Pupils need change of mindset’
SOS villages, Oriflame send 50 children to school
Mgbemena, Akinleye emerge winners of 2018 Cowbellpedia
KSA, others to headline Africa International Music Festival
New documentary film highlights plight of expectant mothers
Banky W to auction car for charity after being trolled
Editorial: Buhari’s wrong stance on restructuring
Buhari, Atiku and the stinking shtick
Self-medication as a kiss of death
Do NSA and CPC mind victims of fraudsters?
The enduring partnership between the US and Nigeria (2)

The Nation
Anger in Senate over troops death in Boko Haram attack
Presidency knocks Jonathan’s view on corruption
CBN probes bank customers’ enrolment in BVN
EFCC seals properties linked to Fayose
Customs seizes Tramadol worth N7.3b
FUNAAB urges Buhari to restore management courses
Is the N30,000 proposed by the tripartite committee?
Stepfather defiles stepdaughter, 5
Boroffice to Nigerians: don’t allow destroyers to return to power
Offa robbery: Reps to investigate death of key suspect
Verification for 9,000 pensioners
Travel agent ‘dupes’ admission seekers of N1m
‘One chance’ bus driver, conductor face theft charge
Calisthenics: We’ve bequeathed worthy legacy in education, says Aregbesola
Magu seeks transfer of corruption cases from Justice Nyako’s court
Robbers loot two ATMs at IBB varsity
Making primary healthcare work
Women win N1m in LAUTECH innovation contest
Barrier breakers
UNIZIK opens Chinese study centre in Ebonyi
UBA introduces digital ID cards at Danfodiyo varsity
Philanthropist endows grant for research in space technology
Gold Cup: Sunshine Stars set up Kwara Utd final tie
I want my twin to adopt Nigerian culture – Mikel’s Partner
ACCW: Quarter final game will be different – Ahmedu
Doregos basketball championship hits semifinal round
Ambassador to First Bank: Go win the trophy
Omotayo leads foreign-based stars to 50th Asoju Oba Cup
Lokosa is LBA’s NPFL Player of the Season
Abaribe, Nkwonta, Wabara and battle for Abia South
Sanwo-Olu: I will focus on the poor
Aregbesola: Exit in blaze of glory
“33” Export: deepening friendship through consumer engagement
‘Invest in real estate’
NDIC: Mgt, directors of failed Skye Bank under probe
Cerebral palsy patient to launch fourth album
New product for fighting toilet diseases makes debut
Women should not die of pregnancy-related diseases: Prevention (1)
Verification for 9,000 pensioners
Travel agent ‘dupes’ admission seekers of N1m
ASUU gives reason for rejecting Babalakin, says strike continues
Travel agent docked for ‘duping Canadian university admission seekers’
Three Cross River secondary schools receive $5, 000 prize from WAEC
Niger NYSC Camp is the worst ever – Kazaure
Ogoni: Environmental pollution persists 23 years after Saro-Wiwa’s, others’ execution
Cross River indigenes relish financial freedom
Akwa Ibom: Economic evolution through industrialisation
‘How to end building collapse in Niger Delta’
Mechanics of Yenagoa revives reading culture in Bayelsa
Anxiety as police protest poor accommodation in Imo
Buhari hailed as Zik’s mausoleum ready, decades after
Commuters bemoan disrepair of Owerrenta Bridge
Abia partners USAID on health delivery
Boat mishap: Firm makes case for life jackets

ThisDay

NNPC: 45 Withdrawals Made from NLNG Dividends Account in 19years
Magu Writes CJN, Wants Justice Nyako to Hands off Corruption Cases
Crisis: Police Ban Social Gatherings in Bauchi
Sokoto Assembly Confirms Dan’Iya as New Deputy Gov
Lagos Mulls Fresh Strategy to End Apapa Gridlock
NCC Warns Telecom Service Providers against Unwholesome Practices
Again, MPC Retains Lending Rate at 14%
Herdsmen Carrying Weapons will Be Arrested, Prosecuted in Ekiti
BPE: Privatisation has Freed over $3bn in Subventions, Others
FG Promises Improved Telecoms Services
Crisis: Police Ban Social Gatherings in Bauchi
Niger to Settle Outstanding Pensions, Gratuities, Death Benefits, Releases N3 billion
EFCC Storms Ekiti, Seals off Buildings Allegedly Owned by Fayose
Anambra Lawmakers Threaten Court Action against Police over Assembly Closure
Improved Regulation, Competition, Game Changers for Africa’
Ecobank Supports Orphanages
NIMC Holds Sensitisation Exercise on NIN January Deadline
MainOne Powers Up MEST Incubator with Internet
ICT as Key Driver of the Informal Sector
AFCON: Super Eagles Richer with $50,000 from Okowa

The Sun

INEC dismisses rumour of fresh registration window
Alleged fraud: NEMA never received N5. 8b from VP office, says DG
APC, PDP causing problem in Nigeria – APGA nat’l chair
2019: South East won’t be swayed by false promises –PDP
Rivers vows to demolish buildings on wetlands, prosecute owners
2019: South East won’t be swayed by false promises –PDP
Pirates clone Jonathan’s book
2019: Arewa youths endorse Olawepo-Hashim
Abia South senatorial zone: I will give quality representation, declares Wabara, APC candidate
Akwa Ibom people should get ready for performance – Sam Ewang, APC chieftain
Road to Government House: Voices from the streets
Our scorecard speaks for itself – Ini Ememeobong, PDP publicity secretary
Charles Udoh: Udom’ll win, no tension
Rail: Jigawa Dept Gov advises transporters to sit up to remain in business
Nigeria leads Africa in enhancing business with technology – Majolagbe, Terawork boss
BEDC blames TCN for 200,000 customers’ power outage
FG plans audit of NEMA-IDP funds, TSA, SMEDAN
Dangote Foundation donates N1bn hostel to ABU Zaria
Ogun East Senatorial Election: ADC candidate, Ashiru kicks-off campaign
AFCON qualifier: Okowa splashes $25,000 on Eagles for disallowed goal
Golden Boy Award: Mbappe out of 5-man shortlist
AFCON 2018 NFF gives Rohr 2 weeks ultimatum
ACCW: First Bank spanks INSS to top of Group
Joshua insists on Fury, Wilder fight
2018 Bankers Games: UBA sets up Fidelity Bank final
NFF drags Ref Gassama to CAF
Improved Liverpool have more to offer, says Klopp
English Premier League has made me stronger, Guardiola says
Arsenal hails Iwobi
Chelsea rejects €8m for Ola Aina
Nigerians `drag’ America’s Blac Chyna over planned sales of bleaching cream
Amina Mohammed, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, 2 others make BBC ‘100 Women’ list
Graduates: Get off to a flying start
Indeed, Imo is in the hand of God
Foods that can lower blood pressure
Intrauterine death; maternal demise
NLC Labour Lords, ronu
Atiku: After the conclave
Niger Delta: COAS reaffirms combat readiness against militancy
Maritime varsity’ll end restiveness in Niger Delta – Osinbajo
Former BiH war commander commits suicide
New CVR date untrue, says INEC
UNN academic staff to boycott varsity’s convocation
2019: Atiku’s blueprint’ll resurrect nation’s economy – Group
Olua: Celebrating an unusual deity
The changing face of Somalia
Diya to commission Odogbolu school laboratory
Oby Ezekwesili: We kill a talent whenever a girl is not in school
2019: Arewa youths endorse Olawepo-Hashim
Come for payment of dead relations, Kogi tells next of kins
NYSC DG threatens to close orientation camp in Niger
Graduates: Get off to a flying start
Bauchi: Police ban social gathering, bury victims amid tight security
Ugwuanyi’s giant strides in Enugu
Indeed, Imo is in the hand of God
Bill to make June 12 Democracy Day passes 2nd reading
Beware of fake online copy of ‘My Transition Hours’ – Jonathan’s Aide
EFCC seals-off 6 landed property allegedly belonging to Fayose
Reps to begin probe into death of principal suspect in Offa bank robbery

Daily Trust

Literary Festival, ‘Feast of Words’ to hold Dec 1st
Hunger, frustration could push us into vices — Youths
2 students win Cowbellpedia prizes, lift trophies
Lagos pupils win Lafarge competition, bag scholarships
Students demand better funding for education
N/Assembly to create 80 varsities, polys, COEs
Niger orientation camp worst – NYSC DG
Bauchi crisis: Police ban social gatherings
Kwara govt commissions N6.5bn Ilorin water project
FG flags off dualization of Keffi-Makurdi expressway
No vacancy in Aso Rock — Buhari aides
You can’t sway S/East with false promises, PDP tells Buhari
Madumere: Okorocha is a bad loser
Osinbajo to address Diaspora investment summit in Abuja
Kaduna Electric cautions customers on electricity theft
Amaechi: Completing Lagos-Kano railway project will cost about N4trillion
FCT youths task politicians on job creation
Gunmen abduct Abaji vice chair, 2 others
Court jails pastor 15 years for raping 8 members
Israeli bags 10 years imprisonment for worldwide bomb threats
Editorial: 100 years after First World War
Jonathan raises alarm over fake version of book
FG to designate ICT facility ‘critical national infrastructure’
Nigeria to begin rice export in 8 months
Strike: Why Babalakin cannot mediate for public universities – ASUU
WAEC awards 3 girls as overall best students in Nigeria
Nile University VC tasks journalists on peaceful coexistence
Katsina announces N300,000 as Hajj minimum deposit
Burial rites for Babasala kick off with mega music concert Nov 29

Tribune

36.9 million people living with HIV, 1.8m newly infected ― UNAIDS
How we can solve Lagos traffic problems with creative inventions — Sanwo-Olu
Senate ‘shut down’ in honour of 44 soldiers killed by Boko Haram
Presidency attacks Jonathan over TSA, BVN, IPPS introduction claim
Niger State orientation camp worst of all camps ― NYSC DG
Sanwo-Olu won’t abandon ongoing projects in Lagos — Ambode
PDP to sanction three members over Adeleke’s certificate, blackmail
Ekiti reads Riot Act on armed herdsmen, orders their arrest, prosecution
Niger State orientation camp worst of all camps ― NYSC DG
Over 11,000 Nigeria women trafficked for sex slave in Europe in 2016 ― FG
Police arraign 9 men for alleged cultism, possession of hard drugs
Police arraign businessman for allegedly raping a minor
Police arraign woman, 2 others over alleged assault
Widow in court for allegedly dumping 4-week-old baby
Ex-Guatemalan soldier sentenced to 5,160 years in prison
Yet again, CBN leaves rates unchanged
World TV Day: Optometrists recommends crizal lenses to protect eyes
Yellow fever campaign: FCTA targets 85% residents
Malnutrition: Gombe begins sensitisation on healthy eating habit
EDITORIAL: Safe preservation of grains
2019: Beyond ‘Next Level’ and ‘Getting Nigeria Working’

Leadership

Presidency Knocks Jonathan Over Corruption Claims
Stop Hiding Under Religion, Ethnicity, Sultan Tells Politicians
Investors Commit $25m To Kogi Cassava City
2019: Again, Atiku Defeats PMB In Online Poll
Bizarre: Woman Butcher, Cook and Serve Lover To Workers
Sokoto Assembly Confirms Dan-Iya As Deputy Governor
2019 Presidential Debate: Buhari, Atiku To Clash On Dec. 14
Port: Again, Customs Intercepts 40 Containers Of Tramadol Worth N7.3bn, 2 Aircraft
Eid-El -Maulud: Marking Unity Week
oThe Dis-Ease Of Doing Business In Nigeria
It Is Important For Govt To Have Long-term Devt Plan – Tpl Osunsanmi
Fighting Blindness: 1,000 Students, Elders Get Succour In Lagos
Drumming Support For Men
How Killers Of 16-year-old Undergraduate Were Nabbed In Bayelsa
Stakeholders Blame Nigeria’s Receding Waters On Coal Mining
Nigerian Women Aim To Improve Export, International Business Network
We’re Taking “Nothing Pass God” To Next Level – Skala Wee
Drumming Support For Men
Nigeria’s ICT Sector Attracted $40bn FDI In 2018 – Shittu
CPC Calls For Improved Regulation, Stronger Competition For Africa’s Economic Turnaround
NCC Warns Against Arbitrary Shutting Of Telecoms Base Stations
Euro Bounces On Trade Deal Hopes; Dollar Slides
Disquiet In Bayelsa Over Govt’s Outfit
2019: Sanwo-Olu Will Not Abandon On-Going Projects In Lagos – Ambode
I Will Probe Lagos Finances If Voted Governor – Agbaje
2019: Ondo North Belong To APC – Sen. Boroffice.
NFF, FIFA, Everton Hails Yakubu At 37
Eagles’ Debut, A Dream Come True – Chukwueze
We’re Taking “Nothing Pass God” To Next Level – Skala Wee
Senators, Celebrities Endorse Nollywood Movie ‘Heaven On My Mind’
Bobrisky Talks Abut His Sex- ‘I’m More Of A Girl’
Ebony Life Films Chief Daddy Premieres Soon
EDITORIAL: Towards Speedy Justice Delivery At The Supreme Court
Youth Empowerment Agricultural Revolution
New Number Plates, National Security And Western Experience
Reappraising Ugwuanyi’s Giant Strides In Enugu State
Bribe: Immunity Covers Ganduje From Prosecution -EFCC
oNdigbo And The Search For A Surrogate Mother
Eid-El -Maulud: Marking Unity Week
It Is Important For Govt To Have Long-term Devt Plan – Tpl Osunsanmi
Guinness, FRSC Kick Off 2018 Ember Months Safety Campaign In Benin
EFCC Arraigns Ministry Director, 4 Others Over N49m Fraud
Campaign Promises: Our Politicians Have Come Again
Kwara By-Election: Lai Mohammed 1, Saraki 0

The Guardian

You lied about corruption, presidency tells Jonathan
Senate in grief, adjourns plenary over 44 slain soldiers
Rohr satisfied with Eagles’ form since World Cup, set for vacation
Appeal court sacks Delta Assembly deputy speaker
NEC denies fresh registration for PVCs
Ayade’s aide, Akpana collapses, rushed to hospital
PDP made Southeast land of abandoned projects, Okorie alleges
Ekiti orders arrest of herdsmen carrying AK-47 rifles, others
Aisha Buhari tasks radiographers on modern diagnoses
Controversy trails NFF’s decision to ‘accept’ NNL’s plans for 28-team NPFL
Excited Akeredolu commends Work and Play over Ondo Motor Rally
Abuja, Enugu set for NCC Tennis League semifinals
Obaseki congratulates Oboh, tips prodigy for greatness
Playing for Super Eagles a dream come true, says Chukwueze
Senegal’s huge ambitions expose Nigeria’s unpreparedness
APC due for change in Lagos, declares AD
Presidential candidate laments divisiveness in Nigeria
You can’t sway South East with false promises, PDP tells Buhari
Odd victory, reverse history in Kwara by-election
Davido, Banky W and how Nigerian pop music engage politics
CBN retains interest rates, warns banks against money laundering
Zenith Bank sells N14.5 billion shares in one day
nGE predicts boom in cryptocurrency trading as startups seek regulation
Seme, Togo border posts to get EU’s cargo scanners
Self-medication is kiss of death
The death of truth
“Reddlemen”, we must now become
Psyches of our country’s minorities
NCC wants states to abide by FG’s broadband recommendations
NCC kicks as some operators refuse to pay AOL
NCC mandates ATCON to mediate in ALTON, Kogi face-off
FG to use ICT to boost economic diversification
Top eight testosterone-boosting foods

New Telegraph

Ekiti vows to clamp down on armed herdsmen
Reps endorse June 12 amidst protest
2019 Election: Buhari, Atiku to debate Jan. 19… Osinbajo, Obi, Dec. 14
Minimum Wage: I am ready to pay any amount, says Niger gov
Troops kill 17 armed militia in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba
N14m theft: I report to myself, EFCC has no right to question me on funds- Former perm Sec
Court sentences pastor to 15 years for raping followers
Fake car dealer docked for allegedly defrauding customer of N1. 5m
Yala/Ogoja reps seat: Ngaji upbeat ahead of poll
‘How weed-smoking sergeant attacked me over N1,000 bribe’
Much ado about sniper treated beans
Divorce: A deep thought for their children
Brutalised Nigerians: How SARS men shot us
Aare Onakakanfo anniversary: Adams to honour 14 Yoruba with titles
Electoral bill receiving due attention – Presidency
Sanwo-Olu’ll not abandon on-going projects – Ambode
A new Oku Ibom Ibibio is here!
I’ll return Nigeria to path of progress – Ositelu
Strange ailment claims two in Edo community
Check sexual harassment, CPC tells VCs, rectors
Motailatu Church ordains parishioners, holds harvest
A thought for widows, orphans
Osoba’s son blasts rep over alleged poor representation
2019: UN Women solicit media support for Nigerian female politicians
Minimum Wage: I am ready to pay any amount, says Niger gov
‘Local coffee production can boost Nigeria’s economy’
Research: Nigeria, others battle $160bn insurance gap
StarTimes Nigeria to partner Lagos SWAN
Iheanacho must shed weight to perform better – Obuh
Udi to Rohr: Build for the future, don’t just get results
GOtv to air Manchester United v Crystal Palace live
My adventures have won more fans for poetry – Lasisi
Eniola Ajao returns with new epic, Yeye Alara
Numerous boyfriends doesn’t translate to having a good man – Amusa
I’m not going to do music forever – Naeto C
Mr Eazi to ‘Empawa’ 100 upcoming artistes
Denrele Edun, Regina Van Helvert, others to host AU, AFRIMA red carpet EDITORIAL: The poor state of Nigerian roads
Raising your kids with new technology
A thought for widows, orphans
ex toys as ‘Killers’ (1)
ALGON lauds Okowa over N12bn workers’ bailout
Reps endorse June 12 amidst protest
World Television Day: Screen time vs. family time
Falcons coach: We must be ruthless against E’Guinea
Eagles debut excites Chukwueze
Alleged N27bn fraud: Jubilation in Abia as EFCC quizzes T. A. Orji

Vanguard

Nawair-Ud-Deen Commissions 34-Yr-Old Mosque Project
Falcons Eye High-Scoring Win Against Equatorial Guinea
Musa: Eagles Need Moses
Oil Spillage: CSOs Express Worry Over Delay In Ogoni Clean-Up
Why We Are Developing Tourism Sector- FG
Why We Retained Tight Monetary Policy — CBN
Kalu To Captain Nigeria At U-23 AFCON
S-East Roads Inhuman, Obstacle To Devt —Reps
Group Backs Atiku’s Proposed Partial Privatisation Of NNPC
America’s Diplomatic And Economic Fracas
Publisher Tasks FG On Viable Craft Sector
CBN Backs Labour On Minimum Wage
Senate Expresses Concerns Over New Minimum Capital For MfBs
Restructuring – An Exchange Of Views
Chukwueze: Eagles Debut A Dream Come True
Senate Orders Police To Vacate A-Ibom Assembly Complex
Who’s The Man In Tonto Dikeh’s Life?
Why presentation of 2019 budget is delayed, almost ready – Presidency
Neither Atiku nor Buhari’ll give Igbo presidency – Mbazulike Amaechi
Presidency tackles Jonathan on corruption
2019: Atiku gave me greatest fight over Due Process Unit – Dr. Ezekwesil
Breaking: Bill to recognise June 12 as Democracy Day escapes defeat at House of Reps
Man slaughters daughter for sacrifice in Benue
Nigerian Army uncovers new terrorist group in North East
‘Igbo presidency depends on S-East support for Buhari’s re-election’
ISI: Christians, Muslims, traditional worshippers protest use of hijab
ASUU Strike : Jos varsity students remain in hostels, optimistic
Claims that Okonjo-Iweala, others urged me not to concede is twisted logic – Jonathan
2 men arraigned for stabbing Wizkid’s bodyguard
Buhari has done much for Ndigbo — Chime
Offa robbery: Police tell Saraki prosecution inevitable
Manufacturers, artisans, market women mobilise to welcome President Buhari in Edo
We don’t engage in anti-party activities, Ondo APC replies Olanusi
Senate gives NNPC one week ultimatum to submit withdrawal of $3.1bn from NLNG dividends account
Falcons eye high-scoring win against Equatorial Guinea
Musa: Eagles need Moses
Kalu to captain Nigeria at U-23 AFCON
Chukwueze: Eagles debut a dream come true
2018 Ballon d’Or to air live on StarTimes
Stephanie Linus becomes brand ambassador for Nollycasting
Cossy Ojiakor set to relaunch her music career
Helen Paul, Keppy Ekpenyong to host 2018 BON Awards
Actor Robert De Niro, wife split after 20yrs
Customs officers reject N150m bribe on Tramadol imports
We’ll continue strike until…, ASUU vows
Climate Change: Olusosun dumpsite has natural capacity to instigate fire, stakeholders warn
iTEC TV debuts in Nigeria
We want to create a fish processing hub in Lagos – MOGBOJURI
Nigeria still flares commercial gas, loses N128bn in five months

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