News Headlines Nov 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Estate agent accused of raping American he lured to Nigeria
Presidency’s claim on military withholding casualty figure wrong – Fact check
Buhari faults Oshiomhole, says aggrieved members can sue APC
President okays salary increase for policemen
Is December 1 deadline for the payment of N30,000 minimum wage feasible?
Ronaldo guns for revenge against Valencia
Ex-Chelsea striker Vialli reveals cancer battle
Omotayo, Odusanya top seeds at Asoju Oba Cup
Buhari, writers mourn award-winning poet, Ikeogu Oke
Anthill Productions partners Youneek Studios on filmmaking
Nollycasting unveils Stephanie Linus as ambassador
Investments in banks decline as stocks tumble
Continental Reinsurance announces proposed sale of shares
SEC to drive market participation through financial inclusion
RMAFC recovers N268bn from banks, others
Foundation disburses N143m to 1,516 underprivileged persons
AFC appoints new general counsel
Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to autism risk – Study
Again, FG, ASUU meeting deadlocked as strike continues
Saraki, El-Rufai mourn Kyari
How Ajudua defrauded me of $8.4m – Bamaiyi
One injured, properties destroyed as fire gut buildings in Lagos
Man arrested for allegedly burgling police officer’s house
John Holt withholds ex-worker’s retirement benefits
Court orders police to pay widow N7.9m for killing her husband
Robbers allegedly steal babies at Calabar varsity teaching hospital
Police arraign housewife for assaulting rival
A-Ibom CP tasks political parties on peaceful campaigns
Benue APC to announce governorship running mate soon
Be wary of friends, Akiolu tells Sanwo-Olu
Parliament to vote on Brexit deal on December 11, says Theresa May
NSE, WFE set to deepen capital market
SEC to drive market participation through financial inclusion
RMAFC recovers N268bn from banks, others
UBA Foundation rewards best students in competition
Omotayo, Odusanya top seeds at Asoju Oba Cup
Falcons, Cameroon battle for AWCON final spot
SuperSport seals UFC deal
Oshoala, Oluehi make AWCON 11
Foundation disburses N143m to 1,516 underprivileged persons
Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to autism risk – Study
17 universities get $70m research grant
LASU’s regularisation will be completed in a month – Ambode
Use scientific methods to solve security challenges, NSRDA urges FG
Fayemi advocates skills-driven education
Nigerians’ transactions on PoS hit N1.82tn in 10 months – Survey
StarTimes begins online video streaming service
Huawei plans cloud services in Nigeria, others
Blackberry stages comeback with Key 2
Editorial: Soldiers’ massacre: Major setback for war on terror louder
Oyetola and the government of consolidation
The debt burden and how we got there (1)
What happened to $1bn released for security?
Okorocha’s competing versions of reality

The Nation

Police killing: Court awards N7.9m as compensation to widow
APC members free to seek legal redress, says Buhari
Better pay, pension coming for Police
Nigeria risks losing $6b to bad oil deal, experts warn
Change of guard as Oyetola takes over in Osun
INEC witness to tribunal: Ekiti poll free, fair
How Ajudua duped me of $8.4 million, by Bamaiyi
MPC: how to steady economy amid falling oil prices
INEC must whittle down political parties, says first female SAN
CJN warns judges against issuance of ‘reckless remand orders’
Strike: Fed Govt, ASUU peace talks to continue
Ortom to report Akume to Tiv Council over comments on killings
‘Women must be involved in promoting peace, security’
Man accused of abducting, raping American
PDP urges National Assembly to probe killing of soldiers
Mikel Visits Tinubu at Bourdillon to promote football
Carl Ikeme’s illness my biggest regret- Gernot Rohr
Madrid eye champions league consolidation against Roma
Super Falcons to know world cup opponents December 8
2019 National Sports Festival: Ambode receives torch of unity
2019: Between Buhari and Atiku
‘APGA will determine who wins presidency’
Arewa community backs APC, Sanwo-Olu
Wepay: Nigeria’s e-commerce space untapped
Nigeria’s taxpayer population hits 33m, says Fowler
Fed Govt goes tough on arbitrary port charges
Davido, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Betty-G win at AFRIMA
World record breaker Dj Blinky drops ‘Kolombo’
I don’t want to die with my talent, says Australia-based singer
HIV: National survey on AIDS out by March 2019
Sanwo-Olu’s positives
Town union to hold medical outreach
Fire guts house at Oshodi
Church celebrates God’s kingdom
50 aquired tech skills
Will social commerce ever overthrow eCommerce?
Politician pays N40million WAEC fee for 2000 students
UNN graduates 11,681 PhD
UNILORIN students say institution’s charges lowest in Nigeria
Enrolment at NOUN hits 515,000
Rooting for votes
Good advice for aspiring entrepreneurs
Leadership lessons for pupils

ThisDay
CBN Pumps $26.765bn into FX Market in 20 Months
Nigeria Loses $6bn in Malabu Oil Deal, Says Report
Buhari Disagrees with APC Leadership, Says Aggrieved Members Can Seek Judicial Redress
Oteh, Onyema Task African Exchanges to Encourage Listing of SMEs
We are Running Out of Patience, Labour Tells Buhari
Again, FG Fails to Reach Agreement with ASUU
Boko Haram Kills Four Farmers in Fresh Attack
Osinbajo, Ambode to Grace Ikeja Golf Club’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
EU, Germany May Support Power Sector Metering Programme
FG, AfDB Plan $500m Fund for Fintechs
Osinbajo: FG Committed to Passage of PIGB
Stop Granting Reckless Remand Orders to Police, CJN Warns Judges
Population of Taxpayers Hits 33m, Says Fowler
Okereke: Climate Change May Cost Nigeria $460bn by 2050
2019: We Support Neither Buhari Nor Atiku, Says British Govt
South-west Women Declare Support for Root Olawepo-Hashim
Social Change Actor, Abdulahi-Iya, is ANN’s Presidential Running Mate
Of Meddlesome Policemen, Recalcitrant Legislators
APGA Flags Off Presidential Campaign, December 6
Ezekwesili Mourns Fallen Soldiers
Restructuring Not Nigeria’s Problem, says Ikyaan
CUPP Raises Alarm on Rise in Boko Haram Attacks
Akwa Ibom APC Unites for 2019 Elections
Oteh, Onyema Task African Exchanges to Encourage Listing of SMEs
Court Strikes Out Case Seeking Proscription of TCN Workers’ Union
FG Pledges Support for Ceramics Industry
Group to Accelerate Distributed Renewable Energy
Nigeria Requires $3.5bn Investment to End Gas Flaring By 2020
From Frying Pan to Fire: How African Migrants Risk Everything in their Futile Search for a Better Life in Europe By Segun Adeniyi
EDITORIAL: ISSUES IN THE NEMA SCANDAL

The Sun

Police get pay rise
UI International School reopens
RMAFC recovers N73bn from bank reconciliation, verification
2nd Niger Bridge: MASSOB chides South-East govs for thanking Buhari
APC primaries: President faults party chairman
I never said I’ll probe Fayose – Fayemi
Anambra to end Osu caste Dec 28
I never said I will probe Fayose —Gov. Fayemi
Niger Govt. suspends WAEC fees for non-indigenes -Commissioner
Day Shekarau was welcomed back to APC
Kashamu PDP faction: Appeal Court grants motion for accelerated hearing
2019: Politics of restructuring may not attract electoral value – Sani, ACF scribe
CBN, ABCON partnership stabilises naira despite campaign spendings
Angry customers call for revocation of BEDC licence
GTB unveils Habari, Nigeria’s largest platform for shopping, others
Financial Inclusion ’ll aid economic growth –SEC
Bayern wants Wenger
Dennerby: We expect nothing but victory
Ebi: We’re motivated to fly past Cameroon
Tinubu endorses Mikel’s talent hunt
Rohr targets 50 players for AFCON 2019
Rohr: I want Super Eagles to play in Lagos
Oshoala, Ebi, Oluehi, make 2018 AWCON group stage first eleven
Raikkonen retires from final race for Ferrari
Chelsea legend Vialli battling cancer
Red-hot Ronaldo seeks revenge against Valencia
Mbappe: PSG need to win Champions League
Firmino shows off £350,000 Rolls Royce
The Metele Massacre
Jonathan’s memoirs and what he failed to admit
Things that so easily divide us
Nigerian politicians know God but…
WWI anniversary: Folly of Europe’s new nationalism
Still on Igbo survival in Nigeria
New lease of life
How ant inspired me to attain academic excellence
Steve Ayorinde: Lagosians’ll celebrate Christmas with four new theatres
I never said I’ll probe Fayose – Fayemi
Day Ojukwu ‘resurrected’ in Anambra town
UI International School reopens
RMAFC recovers N73bn from bank reconciliation, verification
Jonathan’s memoirs and what he failed to admit
New lease of life

Daily Trust

Alleged $8.4m fraud: Ajudua got money from me 25 times — Bamaiyi
Brig-Gen. Abba Kyari dies at 80
Niger convicts 13 parents over underage marriage
DSS operatives rescue abducted American in Lagos
Buhari’s anti corruption war funny– NULGE
Malabu: Nigeria loses $6bn from Shell, Eni oil deal – Report
FG tasks states on fiscal discipline, costs reduction
2019 elections under threat – Shehu Sani
2019: First Draft News, ICIR train journalists to tackle fake news, misinformation
PDP asks N/Assembly to probe killing of over 100 soldiers
Niger convicts 13 parents over underage marriage
Buhari counters Oshiomhole, insists court remains last option
My re-election a done deal — El-Rufai
APGA using Ojukwu’s name to defraud Igbo — Uwazurike
Adeagbo begins training towards Beijing 2022
Army concludes NASFEST competition in Port Harcourt
FG considers 25 inmates for presidential pardon
Malabu: Nigeria loses $6bn from Shell, Eni oil deal – Report
Trading on NSE opens week with N53bn loss
Thieves kill cyclist in Jiwa
‘Politics not a do or die affair’
2 killed, 8 injured in Abaji auto crashes
His transition hours
Buhari appoints Kabiru Bala as High Commissioner to South Africa
Al-Shabaab gunmen kill cleric, 14 others in Somali car bomb
UGANDA: 29 die as party boat capsizes
Editorial: Averting a CSM epidemic
Brigadier Abba Kyari buried in Abuja
U.I Hijab crisis: School reopens as dress code remains
Cinema revolution best for Kannywood — Director

Vanguard

Forgery: New Twist To Case Against Wike
Cut Overhead Costs, FG Urges States
The Huge Debt Burden And How We Got There
Returning Plateau IDPs To Their Homes
Man Seeks N8m For Mother’s Kidney Transplant
PenCom Tasks Compliance Officers On Implementation Of Micro Pension Scheme
Experts Caution Over Rising Cases Of Cooking Gas Explosions
Metele Horror And Our Challenged Humanity
FG, AfDB To Create $500m Innovation Fund For Tech, Creative Sector
Nigeria’s Demand For Cooking Gas Surges As Price Drops By 5%
ANAMBRA SOUTH: It’s Time To Elect Competent Leaders – Ukachukwu
DH, Echo Lab Boost Diagnostic Services In Nigeria
PRIMARIES: Imo PDP Breaks Up
Yellow Fever Epidemic Hits Edo
River President Blasts Boca Chief Over Final ‘Betrayal’
Obaseki Presents N175bn 2019 Budget Proposal To Edo Assembly
NAICOM Restructures, Creates 20 State Branches
Buhari, Atiku tango over killing of soldiers in Borno
Oil price falls below budget benchmark
STRIKE: FG, ASUU inconclusive
I am pleased to make increase in Police salary, allowance – Buhari
Stop issuing reckless remand orders to Police, CJN warns Judges
Herdsmen kill Delta man for attempting to prevent wife’s rape
Why terrorists are killing soldiers – ex-Defence chief, Gen Agwai
Oshiomhole debunks PDP allegations against Buhari
Naira depreciation to persist as political campaigns pressure forex market
Flight to safety, low interest rates trigger 270% boom in commercial paper
Uduaghan expresses shock over people’s belief there’s fake Buhari in Aso Villa
UPDATED: Imo PDP breaks, as N-PDP emerges
President Buhari mourns retired Gen. Abba Kyari
Metele attack: Air Force bombs terrorists’ location
Benue youths kill 13 cultists over okadaman’s murder
Why terrorists are killing soldiers – ex-Defence chief, Gen Agwai
KWARA : How internal bickering cost PDP Rep’s seat
Charlie Boy storms Osun, demands probe of gov poll
Akeredolu doles out N550m to market women, artisans in Ondo
I never said I’ll probe Fayose — FAYEMI
Kogi to host 2018 Federal Republic Service Games
It’s final before the final – Oparanozie
I’m under pressure, Dennerby confesses
Asiwaju back Mikel’s Africa’s next football superstar project
Why I cancelled `Trace Live` music concert- Mr Eazi
Tributes for British director who filmed Bowie, Jagger
Chidinma Aaron crowned 2018 Miss Nigeria
PenCom tasks compliance officers on implementation of micro pension scheme
Court remands man over alleged mobile phone theft
Hijab crisis: ISI reopens a week after closure
Cheers as $993m Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet
Man seeks N8m for mother’s kidney transplant
CCI Traders to organise 5 days training on trading oil and gas online

Tribune
Dedicating my birthday to slain soldiers not selfish, Atiku tells APC
UAE releases Briton Matthew Hedges after pardon
Nigerians benefitting from ongoing infrastructural development nationwide ― Buhari
Oyo govt disburses over N199m for gratuity arrears
2019: My re-election almost done deal ― El-Rufai
PDP accuses defence minister of diverting military funds for APC campaign
Taxpayer population jumps to 33m ― Fowler
Police dock man for allegedly receiving stolen vehicle
Police inability to prevent crime, cause of military involvement ― Buhari
Obaseki presents N175bn 2019 budget
MEPN advocates fight against irregular migration
One suspected kidnapper killed, one other arrested in Lagos
Police arraign prophet for allegedly defrauding man of N6.35m
Police arraign 8 men for allegedly stealing N77m from employer
Police dock 9 men over alleged public nuisance
Chinese scientist he has created world’s first genetically-edited babies
Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, dead at 83
Lassa fever sensitisation: FETHA CMD appeals for utility vehicles
Maternal, newborn and child health week to commence next week in Anambra
25-year-old Chidinma Aaron emerges 42nd Miss Nigeria
How I will take over the industry —Chibichan
Mathematics is key to technological development ― Prof Okoya
Presidential amnesty programme reviews its offshore education policy
Strike: Stop the blackmail, JUSUN tells JSC, Nasarawa chief judge
Memorable scenes at Kiriji War site, Imesi-Ile
Amanda Ushedo, CEO Deluxe Luxury Lifestyle, UK, floats Chiloe Concierge for African clients
100 speakers for 2019 New York Times Travel show
Stakeholders to discuss critical industry issues at NAPE conference
Eko DisCo calls for stringent legislation against energy theft, vandalism
Zabazaba project FID coming before year-end —Kachikwu
Senate stresses support for 2020 gas flares out date
2019: 60 APC support groups defect to PDP
16-year old daughter elopes with her mum’s husband
Hijab crisis: International School Ibadan reopens
Buhari approves enhanced salary structure for police officers
EDITORIAL: Celebrating Didier Drogba
Mental health and imperative of support system
Salient issues to consider on 2019 presidency
In Ekiti, residents, traditional rulers, others protest uninterrupted blackout
Lijebu Festival: Ile Oluji’s celebration of royalty, fertility
It’s embarrassing for Yoruba traditional rulers to profess foreign faiths —Elebuibon

Leadership

Post-Primary Crisis: PMB Overrules APC, Says Aggrieved Members Can Go To Court
Yellow Fever Spreads To 7 States, 1,640 Cases Recorded
President Increases Police Salary
Egyptians Open Coffin Revealing 3,000-Year-Old Mummified Woman
Kaduna Govt. Mourns Brig-Gen Abba Kyari
Bindow Was an Exceptional Student – ESS Miango Principal
Police Lauds Buhari’s Commitment Over Welfare Of Officers
2019: Am Not Bothered About My Re-Election – El-Rufai
10 Out Of 40 Licenced Modular Refineries Making Progress
Aero Contractors Seeks Licencing, Certification Of ATSEP
Dana Air Extends Akwa United Sponsorship Deal
Air Peace Boss Bags Anambra Varsity’s Doctorate Degree
Blackberry Bounces Back With Android Phone
Nigeria Lays 50,000 km Inter-city Fibre Cable Nationwide – NCC
Nigeria’s Taxpayer Base Hits 33million
FG To Enforce Use Of Communications Satellite By MDAs
PENCOM To Inaugurate Micro Pension Scheme In 2019
Trustfund Pensions Shareholders’ Funds Hit N8.1bn
Northern States Step Up Polio Eradication Efforts
Stakeholders Canvass Staff Training For Improved Productivity
Minimum Wage: Dockworkers’ Wages Rise To N150, 000
Nwosu, Uzodinma And Intriguing Battle For Imo APC Gov’ship Ticket
I Won’t Probe Fayose, Fayemi Declares
Uneasy Calm In Bayelsa As APC, PDP Shun Police Commissioner
Politicians Promoting Hate Speeches In Nigeria- Ikra Bilbis
Raikkonen Retires From Final Race For Ferrari
Oprah Winfrey Loses Mom At 83
Jackie Chan’s Daughter Confirms Marriage To Canadian Girlfriend
Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria Finalists Emerge
Chidinma Aaron Wins Miss Nigeria 2018
EDITORIAL: Curbing Frauds In Banks
Garlands For Atiku At 72
Illegality In Investigative Panel Presidency Is Overlooking
Emerging Issues In Bauchi Guber Race
Buhari, Critics And Next Level 2019
FG To Enforce Use Of Communications Satellite By MDAs
NESREA Moves Against Indiscriminate Disposal Of Hospital Waste
Leadway Assurance Develops Mobile App To Deepen Insurance Penetration
Stakeholders Urge Underwriters To Utilise Insurance Potentials
The Guardian

Scores injured, cars vandalised as two Delta communities clash
DSS rescues American ‘abducted’ by internet lover
EFCC rejects Ganduje’s N10 million donation
Buhari cautions Oshiomhole, okays suit by APC members
As Nigeria struggles with N30,000, South Africa increases minimum wage to N126,480
Presidency, Senate, Reps assure Nigerians of PIGB passage
Cardi B Addresses Nicki Minaj’s Shade
MFM’s Shalom Chorale wins BBC choir competition
Buhari ignored intelligence on Borno killings, South African firm alleges
Why illegal refineries thrive in Niger Delta, by oil marketers
Ex-Trump advisor Papadopoulos imprisoned in Russia probe
Ebewele wants Presidency to probe Dalung’s N1.3 billion request for sports festival
No hiding place for Super Falcons, Lionesses vow
Mikel seeks Tinubu’s support for ‘Next Nigerian Football Superstar’ project
Man City to decide Lyon’s fate in Champions League duel
Ambode receives torch of unity for National Sport Festival
Solari banks on changes against Rome for qualification into next stage
PRP as emergent third force in Kano, Kaduna politics
‘My father’s death altered Kogi politics’
‘Reject N-Power, Trader-Moni for jobs in NNPC, CBN’
Insecurity may endanger 2019 polls, stakeholders warn
Beyonce’s Coachella Dancer, Diddi, To Storm Lagos for New Dance Competition “The Cut”
Waje Unveils Second Album “Red Velvet” Tracklist
Rihanna Responds With Bible Verse After Chris Brown Tried To Flirt With Her
Monkey Used As Sex Slave In Brothel Rescued
Editorial: Expand tax net, not tax rate
Effective time and team management in business
Germany invests €20m to address unemployment, migration in Nigeria
Emirates Group posts $296 million half-year profit amid 53% slump
Regulators harp on financial inclusion, good corporate governance, others
Stock market indices plunge by N36 billion on sustained profit taking
Why corruption persists in Nigeria
Identity and the “North Central” Nigerian – Part 1
Audacity of climbing saga
The Metele massacre
Ernest Maduauchi Ojukwu (SAN)
Fraud being an allegation of a criminal nature, must be proved beyond reasonable doubt

New Telegraph

Fallout of APC primaries: Buhari overrules Oshiomhole…says APC can’t cage aggrieved members over court cases
FG approves new salary structure for police
How Ajudua duped me of $8.4m inside prison, by Bamaiyi
Buhari mourns Abba Kyari’s death
Ortom drags Akume to Tiv supreme council over comments on killings
SSS rescues American abducted in Lagos (PHOTOS) POLITICS
2019 Presidency: We’ll back candidates that support restructuring – Aare Adams
Italian court set to rule on mega-billion Nigerian oil fraud case
NULGE decries diversion of LG’s funds
Tribute in honour of our fallen soldiers
Proprietor laments dearth of health workers as college graduates 232
Tinubu endorses Mikel’s talent hunt project
FG mobilises 4.2 gigawatts of power for national grid
Kuje Area Council spends N1.6bn on capital projects
Sanwo-Olu picks Ambode, Fashola’s aides as campaign directors
Pinnick hails Zenith Bank for AFCON 2019 ticket
Obaseki presents N175.7bn budget proposal for 2019
Kaduna guber: Storm over Muslim/Muslim ticket
NULGE decries diversion of LG’s funds
FG mobilises 4.2 gigawatts of power for national grid
Kuje Area Council spends N1.6bn on capital projects
Amosun’s loyalists to contest with APM tickets
Zamfara: Police arrest 13, recover grenades, arms
Policewoman, civilian arrested for robbery, murder
Fraudster poses as Ife prince, lures American to Nigeria
Gunmen abduct founder of Southern Atlantic Poly
NMA confirms outbreak of yellow fever in Edo
2019: Use phones to record incidents, CP tells officers
Nigeria loses $6bn revenue in oil bloc deal
Osun: From Aregbesola to Oyetola
S’East not bargaining with Buhari on 2019 – Umahi
Oyo ADC in the heat of leadership crisis
U.S., Adebule, Odumakin, seek end violence against women,
3mpd output: Total banks on Nigeria’s Egina field
Senate endorses BEDC-Issele-Uku model for disconnected communities
Gas cylinders: How lack of local support fuels explosion
Securing your land with right documentation
Pinnick hails Zenith Bank for AFCON 2019 ticket
Strike: Again, ASUU, FG’s meeting ends in deadlock
Aregbesola assures of support for WNGC
EDITORIAL; Kalu’s bail revocation: Where Justice Idris got it wrong
Tribute in honour of our fallen soldiers
Children of smokers risk low sperm count
CJN warns judges over issuance of remand orders
Inauguration: Obasa congratulates APC, Oyetola, Aregbesola
14-year-old girl wins UBA’s N2m essay prize
12 doctors leave Nigeria for overseas weekly –ARD
FUTA produces 206 First Class
AFCON Final: NFF promises Falcons $9,000 each

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