News Headlines Dec 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 5, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Drama as workers shut down National Assembly …turn back lawmakers, say ‘no alert, no plenary’
2019: Obasanjo, Atiku, Secondus meet, renew strategies
PDP rented Sokoto crowd from Niger Republic, El-Rufai alleges
Court orders EFCC, DSS, police to arrest Diezani within 72 hours
Strike continues after FG, ASUU’s third meeting
List your achievements, Agbaje tells Sanwo-Olu
2019: Obasanjo, Atiku, Secondus meet, renew strategies
PDP rented Sokoto crowd from Niger Republic, El-Rufai alleges
Buhari support groups back Atiku
Gunmen attack Esa-Oke, one killed, several missing
TASCE workers report Amosun to Buhari over N4bn arrears
Buhari seeks help on safe release of remaining Chibok girls
Okorocha’s son-in-law dumps APC, slams Oshiomhole
Cloning: Fear of Buhari makes some people mad, desperate, says Osinbajo
Anambra Assembly crisis: DSS invites factional Speaker
Ex-minister begins campaign, receives defectors
Biase communal clash escalates, eight feared killed
Canada desperately looking to fill 430,000 vacant jobs
2019: Atiku takes campaign to North-Central, South-West
Imo F-SARS arrests robbery, kidnap suspects
Abandoned torch exposes suspected robber in Katsina
Again, activist charged with cyber-stalking, remanded in prison
Man commits suicide by jumping on Abuja rail track
Satellite Town residents kick against tank farms, petition FG
Mother, child burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash
Bowen varsity students protest against drug test
Ondo woman bathes houseboy with hot water for stealing
2019: Atiku takes campaign to North-Central, South-West
NEMA probe: We are not plotting Osinbajo’s removal –Reps
Trader Moni: FG, Unity Bank target 35,000 SMEs in Jigawa
Taxpal introduces solution to drive tax compliance
CBN, EFCC to expose banks, others over forex infractions
NCC suspends allocation of 5G frequency
Ogun Customs seize 67 tokunbo vehicles, 6,015 bags of rice in one month
Nigeria loses $3bn annually to illegal trade in gemstones
Abuja 2018: Okowa promises Delta gold winners N1m
FIFA gives $209m to clubs
IAAF upholds Russia ban
Army, police triumph at Rivers kickboxing tourney
Fury accuses Joshua of avoiding Wilder
NOC, NFF endorse Football CV
I wanted to become a priest as a teenager, says Charly Boy
South Africa minister defends police over Beyonce concert chaos
Prostate cancer and its management
FG to fight malnutrition with N68.63bn – Minister
‘Doctors must look after their health before treating others’
‘Gap in HIV diagnosis a major limitation for anti-AIDS campaign’
Editorial: That EU advice on Nigeria’s unemployment
Ending Lagos housing deficit
On the upsurge in ritual killings

The Nation

Ikorodu won’t betray you, monarch tells Sanwo-Olu
Fed Govt decries $984m spent on fish importation
Tinubu to PDP: Nigerians will never return to Egypt
‘Buhari’s Double’: A postscript
Looters ‘shun Dubai for Morocco, Jo’burg, Ghana’
Ambode: Lagos got nothing from PDP’s 16-year presidency
Workers shut down National Assembly over pay
President renews pledge on release of Chibok girls
‘PDP belittled Nigeria instead of building it’
Scrap sellers jailed three months for theft
Satellite residents seek relocation of tank farms
Lawyers protest colleague’s detention in Anambra
Lagos APC urges voters to ignore PDP’s falsehood
Small Doctor, three band men get N5m bail each
Court stops demolition of Ondo property
Why Lagos shun foreign professional athletes for Sports Festival – Tandor
NOC, NFF endorse FCV Football Academy
Lagos All-Sail Championship debuts
World Cup largess for Enyimba and Ifeanyi Ubah
Ballon d’Or: Ronaldo’s sister under fire for blaming cabal
Former NFF President decries poor publicity of National Sports Festival
Ekpo: No room for state of emergency in Akwa Ibom
‘Why we should return to ideological politics’
EU, World Bank hail Edo Govt. on campaign against human trafficking
Lafarge Africa to sell N89.21b rights issue at N12 per share
Star Lager powers One Lagos fiesta
Fidelity Bank restates commitment to strategic plan
OAU student emerges Miss Moremi
ZUFF ’18: Experts share thoughts on film financing
Sniffy returns with Slowly
Satellite residents seek relocation of tank farms
Agent ‘dupes’ lover of N5m
Cooperative members get N1b loans
Osinbajo challenges lecturers, administrators on state of education


Court Gives EFCC, DSS, Police 72 Hours to Produce Alison-Madueke
Saraki, Dogara Give National Assembly Management Friday Deadline to Resolve Issues With Workers
In Poland, Buhari Pays Tribute to Victims of Holocaust …Says those fanning embers of discord in Nigeria are ignorant
House Denies Plot to Impeach Osinbajo
Lawmaker Alleges Plot to Impeach Osinbajo
Kaduna Gov Accuses PDP of Renting Crowd at Sokoto’s Presidential Campaign
Rural Electrification: Nigeria Gets $200m AfDB, China Loan
FG Reads Riot Act to Illegal Miners
Ondo Assembly, NULGE on Warpath over Union’s Suspension
Buhari Condemns Cross Rivers Killings
Investigate Delay in Pension, Ekiti Retirees Urge Gov
N’Assembly Blames Staff Protest on Non-release of 2018 Budget
Absence of Judge Stalls Saraki’s Aide’s N3.5bn Fraud Trial
MTN vs CBN: Court Adjourns to Dec Report of Settlement over Alleged $8.1bn Illegal Repatriation
Buhari: We Will Not Rest Until Remaining Chibok Girls are Reunited with their Families
mo UPP Governorship Aspirant Receives Taiwan Head of Mission
Taking His Second Chance Seriously
For the Sake of Equity, Continuity
Abia APGA Gubernatorial Candidate, Otti, Begins Campaign on Pious Note
SON Sensitises Artisans on Brake System, Lubricants
Banks Urged to Tighten Controls to Combat Fraud
All-Share Index Sheds 0.24% as Market Opens Week on Bearish Note
At N260bn, Nigeria’s Non-oil Revenue Drops in October
Report: Poor Governance Weakening Contributions of IPPs
26 Teams Qualify for Zonal Stage
Cameroon’s Minister Knocks CAF over AFCON Snub

The Sun
Court orders destruction of 14 containers of Tramadol
NASS workers revolt, say no pay, no sitting
There’s gang-up against Buhari – Osinbajo
Tinubu, Atiku fight
Enugu Catholic Diocese disowns Mbaka on political endorsement
DSS quizzes Anambra Assembly factional speaker
$8.1bn repatriation: CBN, MTN agree to settle out of court
Shun acts capable of triggering unrest, war, Ambode tells Nigerians
Lagos benefited nothing from PDP’s 16-yrs Presidency – Ambode
2019: No party can beat APC in Kaduna – Sani
Senate leadership: Buhari won’t repeat 2015 mistake in 2019 – Tinubu
PDP flags off presidential campaign, as discontents, old ways dot return bid
Buhari/Osinbajo ticket easiest route to Igbo presidency – Okoye
Nigerians must stop Buhari second coming –Atiku
$8.1bn repatriation: CBN, MTN agree to settle out of court
$800m lost to pipeline surveillance contract – NNPC
Expect more inflation next year – Emefiele, CBN boss
Homeland Oil CEO, Ekere bags honorary degree
World Bank announces 5-year $200bn investment for climate action
Mourinho says fresh Arsenal pose big challenge for United
FIFA dishes out to clubs $209m from 2018 World Cup earnings
Abuja 2018: Okowa promises Team Delta N1 million per gold medal
The grave diggers
25 Catholic bishops, others, storm Kano to celebrate church’s centenary
Again, communal clash claims 8 in C’ River communities, many wounde
Court garnishes Benue State Government accounts
USAID averts 25,000 unwanted pregnancies in Ebonyi, Kogi
N6.3b Fraud: Court reserves ruling on admissibility of evidence by EFCC on Jang case
Sleeping in vehicles: Abuja’s new way of life
Prisoners in classrooms
Africans should tell their stories positively – Aisien, journalist
Cross River super highway of controversy
Abia: Confusion over award to best WASSCE students
Amanuke: Forgotten community in Anambra capital city
Gimbiya, Abuja street that never sleeps
Brexit deal and Britain’s future
The Igbo and 2019 presidential election
The ASUU strike
2019: Beyond issues, policies and debates
Succour for sacked UNILORIN lecturers
Enugu Catholic Diocese disowns Mbaka on political endorsement
DSS quizzes Anambra Assembly factional speaker

Daily Trust
Buhari, Swiss President strategize on release of remaining Chibok Girls
2019: It’s between forces of retrogression and masses — Osinbajo
21,878 apply for 10,000 police jobs in five days
Daily Trust holds medical conference, exhibition today
Concern over delay in 2019 budget submission
Protesting N/Assembly workers bar lawmakers from sitting
Expert warns of pollution as world celebrates soil today
Police conduct simulation exercise in Abuja today
2019 elections between thieves and honest people – El-Rufai
Mother, baby burnt to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
CBN, SGF, FIRS shun FOIA requests over N20trn stamp duty revenue
Katsina abattoirs in bad shape — investigation
Imo: Nwosu formally defects to Okorocha’s party
…BMO wants Amosun, Okorocha’s APC tickets withdrawn
Adamu Mu’azu and I persuaded Jonathan to concede defeat – Na’Allah
Dalung, Bello express readiness to host 2018 National Sports Festival
Neymar to miss PSG’s midweek Strasbourg clash
Abuja 2018: Okowa promises N1m per gold medal
Jet A1: Why Dangote refinery may not end airlines’ woes
Buhari warns auditors against shielding corruption in MDAs
Environment standards compliance in oil sector still weak – OGEES report
Tipper crushes labourer in Gwagwalada
Man commits suicide on FCT railway track
FCTA unveils new legal search on landed properties
De-radicalisation? Not now
Preserving the civil service
Eminent sense in the ridiculous
Perfect military navigator cum administrator
The obsession with Atiku’s visa
Editorial: Brig. Abba Kyari [1938-2018]
Buhari’s media aide spreads fake news about Atiku
NASS workers protest: Saraki, Dogara direct management to resolve issue by Friday
Kogi governor sacks commissioner, names 16 appointees
Rice importation ends 2020


Reject Proposed 80 New Tertiary Institutions And Revitalise Existing Ones
Buhari Calls For Calm, As Scores Die In C’River Community Clashes
Real Reasons AGF Cleared Saraki, Gov Ahmed Of Offa Robbery
2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons To Know Opponents Dec 8
How Sound Customer Experience Increases Revenue, NCC
Svend Juncker: Turmoil, Drama Of Tracing Ancestral Roots (1)
Apoti Emerges Dark Horse In Kogi Central
Nigeria Confirms Eight Soldiers Killed In Boko Haram Attack
Apartments Set For Completion At Kuramo Beach Residence
Police Admit 16 Cops Killed By Zamfara Bandits
MTN Launches First Disney Mobile Web Service
Imo Guber: Nwosu Dumps APC For AA
Ooni Lauds Amosun’s Wife As OAU Student Emerges Miss Moremi
Anambra Assembly Imbroglio: Who’ll Succumb?
FG, ASUU Meeting Deadlocked Again
Rector, Stakeholders Harp On Professionalism At M A N
Women With Disabilities Seek Legal Protection From Ebonyi Assembly
Buhari calls for calm, as scores die in C’River community clashes
Nigeria failed to plan for future under Jonathan —Osinbajo
Tinubu, Atiku at each other’s throats
Oil price maintains upward trend but…
Lagos benefited nothing from PDP’s 16years presidency – Ambode
2 powerful people frustrate Buhari’s efforts to perform – Aisha
Opposition will collapse, Buhari will win presidency – Economist
Study says Nigerian men eager to resume sex after wives’ delivery
Residents panic as gunmen disarm, kill more police officers in Delta
Service Chiefs at Buhari’s flag-off
Ogun APC crisis: Why I disagreed with Amosun — OSOBA
Electoral Act: Buhari, Atiku in war of words over rigging plans
Atiku Knocks The Economist, says endorsement of Buhari scandalous
EFCC apolitical — MAGU
Osun gov appoints The Nation’s Deputy Editor as CPS
2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons to know opponents Dec 8
Messi’s fifth place in Ballon d’Or vote absurd, Barca coach says
Falcao penalties lift Monaco out of relegation zone
No Pochettino reprimand for Dier after provocative goal celebration
Chess tournament moved from Saudi after Israelis barred
Possession of Firearms: Why court released Small Doctor
Tithe: Daddy Freeze invites Adeboye for debate
MTN launches first Disney Mobile Web Service
Shun acts that can trigger unrest, war, Ambode tells nigerians
FG, ASUU meeting deadlocked again
Accident: Mother, child burnt to death on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway
Zamfara gold miners yet to access N30bn intervention fund

Atiku US visa request: Over 200 NGOs storm USA Embassy in Abuja
Lagos commissioner, Wale Oluwo resigns
Ecuador vice-president, Maria Vicuna, resigns
Why I wanted to become a Catholic priest — Charlyboy
Police arrest man who killed wife over water in Ogun
Police confirm kidnap of farmer in Gombe
Police arraign 4 men for allegedly smoking hemp publicly
Political parties in Nigeria have no ideology — Onijala
Governance is not rocket science —Ayorinde
Union Bank shines at Sustainability, Enterprise, Responsibility Awards (SERAs)
Sigma Pensions boss seeks increased awareness on RSA
Victor Olaotan still bedridden, seeks $50,000 for medical treatment abroad
UAE asked me to spy on Britain ―Matthew Hedges
Ecuador vice-president, Maria Vicuna, resigns
US opens diplomatic mission in Somalia after 28 years
Leaders arrive US to honour George HW Bush
Lulu-Briggs decries level of political acrimony in Rivers
Use gas for cooking, it’s cheaper, safer, DPR tells Nigerians
‘40,000 youths unemployed over Bacita Sugar Company closure’
Add value to your host communities ―Akeredolu
Ogun: Hoodlums attack Isiaka’s campaign train
Rights activist, Rita Lori-Ogbebor debunks death rumour
2019: Only credible poll will guarantee peace, PDP warns
Chief of Defense Staff, Olonisakin named African Man of the Year
Normalcy ‎returns to NASS
2019 presidency: Federation of Igbo youths drum support for Duke/Gabam candidacy
Presidential aspirant gives PDP 48 hours to drop Atiku, calls for fresh primaries
Sokoto rally: We are wiser, youths tell PDP
Lagos-Ibadan rail completion now February ― FG
EDITORIAL:The new police pay package
Christmas: An odyssey to Lalong’s enclave
Use of tear gas on civilians
Akwa Ibom fiasco and need for strong institutions
#NextLevel for the special ones

The Guardian

My return in 2019 non-negotiable, says Buhari
Angry National Assembly workers shut down complex
Why we gave pipeline protection contract to OMS, by NNPC
Court gives EFCC, DSS, police 72 hours to produce Alison-Madueke
‘Hate speech, violence, voters inducement may mar 2019 elections’
Experts seek reform of national security policy, strategy
Nigerians elected you to fight corruption, group tells president
Ailing journalist held in hospital over unpaid bills, seeks lifeline
Police declare war on herbalists in Lagos, Ogun over ritual killings
Again, Brown Ebewele blasts minister over sports festival
Protest rocks Team Ekiti as athletes allege fraud
Medals are of ‘Olympics standard,’ says Solomon Dalung
240 students for Ikoyi Club, Seven-Up secondary school tennis
Burna Boy, Wande Coal, others to perform at GOtv Boxing Night 17
Lagos All Sail Water Sports championship debuts December 13
APC, PDP disagree on tackling insecurity
Ekere tasks campaign committees on public enlightenment
APGA faction seeks Obiano’s resignation for backing Buhari
When Yoruba leaders offered their votes to Atiku
Dotman’s ‘Nomali’ Will Make You Dance
The Future Awards Africa 2018 Nominees List
Femi Otedola To Foot Victor Olaotan’s Medical Bill
Watch: “Surrender” By Mr Eazi Featuring Simi
Editorial: That brutal attack on Nigerian Army
Investors lose N413billion amid gloomy macro-economic indices
Jaiz Bank partners CBN to deepen rural financial inclusion
Investors’ renewed appetite for banking stocks lift NSE’s index by 0.7%
‘Large industrial firms still dominating credit allocation to manufacturing sector’
The campaigns of damaging propaganda
The huge debt burden and how we got there
Religion and ethical values
Nigeria: To build a nation
Internet expansion slows as nine terabyte bandwidths capacity suffers underutilisation
Nigeria assigns 470MHz spectrum bands to mobile operations
‘Shared infrastructure, co-location critical to crashing Internet cost’
Glo bags most innovative product of the year award
Debate rages on first gene-edited babies, drives to eliminate diseases
Flour Mills partners SFH to combat HIV/AIDS
Group launches life-saving initiative to optimise healthcare
Alcohol intake limits long-term weight loss for people with diabetes

New Telegraph

Two powerful men behind Buhari’s slow progress –Aisha
2019: Osinbajo begins door-to- door campaign in Abuja
I won’t rest until Chibok girls are released – Buhari
Senators, loyalists dump Amosun, back Abiodun
2019: Tinubu attacks PDP, Atiku
2019: PDP presidential aspirant calls for nullification of Atiku’s candidature
21, 878 Nigerians apply for police jobs in 5 days
Rivers: Four more bodies found in collapsed building
Guber race: Ogun indigenes in Diaspora back Adewale, canvass support for ANRP
For Next Masters exhibition, banquet of creativity
Lagos Secretariat: Bearing the burden of power outages
Stock market gains N77bn on renewed bargain hunting
How to discover new meaning to life
Crypto-currencies: US warns Nigeria, others over fraudsters
Uncertainty over FG’s wheat strategy
Akwa Ibom flags off 15km road project
GOtv Boxing Night 17: Burna Boy, Wande Coal to perform
Banks’ shareholders lose N459bn in 11 months
Akwa Ibom flags off 15km road project Why Atiku’ll win 2019 presidential election, by Okupe
$8.1bn refund: CBN, MTN opt for out-of-court settlement
Ganduje signs Kano Disability Bill into law
Six die in Abia, Cross Rivers auto crashes Police arraign Small Doctor for arms’ possession
Reprisal claims five in C’River communal clash
Court orders destruction of 14 containers of Tramadol
Bowen varsity shut as students caught smoking hemp
For Next Masters exhibition, banquet of creativity
How to discover new meaning to life Senate: Wrangling engulfs committees Obaseki has improved on Oshiomhole’s legacy – Ohonbamu
Workers block NASS, protest non-payment of new salary
Stock market gains N77bn on renewed bargain hunting
Uncertainty over FG’s wheat strategy Banks’ shareholders lose N459bn in 11 months
GOtv Boxing Night 17: Burna Boy, Wande Coal to perform
Army, Police win Rivers kickboxing tourney
Odegbami, others want FG to honour Falcons
World Cup: Falcons coach demands physical trainer, video analyst
Emembo: An artist inspired by the word ‘Moremi’ goes on stage
EDITORIAL: Governors, Labour’s threats over minimum wage
Workers block NASS, protest non-payment of new salary
Strike: Again, FG, ASUU meeting inconclusive
NBS: Banks’ bad loans jump by N306.04bn in Q3
APC cautions opposition parties on rumour of Kalu’s death
NlBuhari strengthens states’ finance with $700m

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