News Headlines Dec 17, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 17, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Resign since you can’t fix economy, Atiku tells Buhari
Lagos policemen respond to distress call two hours after robbery
Buhari clocks 76 today, Jonathan, Akeredolu hail him
PUNCH dominates DAME, wins Newspaper, Editor of the year
Commercial driver beaten to death with charm in Ondo
Boycott Buhari’s budget presentation, CUPP, PDP tell lawmakers
N800bn subsidy debt: Senate committee meets Buhari, blames payment delay on bureaucracy
N13.4m ransom lands kidnap gang member in police net in Niger
Katsina villagers confront cattle rustlers, lynch three
Truck loaded with cows kills three, injures 24 persons in Kebbi
Niger motorcyclist held for abducting three-year-old
Maku condemns attack on journalists in Nasarawa
SSANU declares three-day nationwide protest
Killing the poor and desperate with Shylock rates
Africans have underestimated their potential, talents — Osinbajo
Varsity threatens to drag erring contractors to EFCC
We’ve dealt mortal damage to Boko Haram — Military
Ogun designs policy to tackle illiteracy
Oyetola meets envoys, seeks trade partnership
Woman found dead in Ebonyi hotel room
‘I married you because my mumu never do,’ Charly
Top 10 most lucrative businesses in Nigeria
We’ve dealt mortal damage to Boko Haram — Military
Suspected ritualists steal three-year-old boy in Delta
Four hospitalised as petrol-laden truck crushes tricycle
SFU ignores court order to return seized vehicle to owner
Twins, one other arraigned for holding ‘Indian hemp carnival’
Police discover two murdered by kidnappers in Bayelsa
Another poly lecturer, two others kidnapped in Ondo
APC, PDP, SDP disagree over Ajimobi’s successor
Delayed campaigns: Buhari plotting to rig polls, says PDP
Ex-Niger governor, Aliyu, says Atiku will defeat Buhari
Ogun APC undecided over allegation against governorship candidate
Fashola accuses opposition members of dividing Nigeria
Five LASSAA officials detained for destroying my billboards –Agbaje
Access close to acquiring Diamond Bank
Non-oil exporters still neglecting opportunities offered by AGOA —NACC
Top 10 most lucrative businesses in Nigeria
Ways to prevent your bank account from hackers
Govt records N3tn revenue shortfall in nine months
Policies: NAICOM threatened with legal actions
Charlyboy weds wife in church after 40 years
Ajimobi begs for forgiveness at 69th birthday

Super sub Shaqiri sinks Man United
Austin ends Arsenal’s 22-game unbeaten run
IBF champion Ekundayo happy to represent Nigeria
Impressive Hazard keeps Chelsea in title hunt
Umar set for Perugia switch
Obaseki hails 16-year-old winner of 11 medals
Latest Spider-Man spin-off earns $35.4m in ticket sales
Apple to build $1bn campus in Texas
Glo’s iWAN connects NNPC’s 139 operations
Nigeria’s 5G ambition raises job, infrastructure concerns
ICT makes life easier for people living with disabilities – US Consul General
Editorial: FG, tread cautiously on alcohol, tobacco taxes
Do something about darkness
Electoral Act Amendment Bill: Towards free, fair and credible elections
FCTA and district development

The Nation

2019: APC fumes as PDP alleges plot to rig election
How Nigeria can access Africa’s $12tr, by Obasanjo
The Nation sets record at DAME
Pressure on CJ to probe ‘corrupt’ governors
onathan, SGF, Fasanmi, others greet Buhari at 76
NLC to governors: include N30, 000 wage in your budgets
Boko Haram: African leaders renew commitment to battle
U.S. advises Fed Govt on economic diversification
Buhari at 76: Why we love this President
‘Nigerian airports record 10.9m passengers, 163,646 aircraft movements in 9 months’
Anambra vigilante rescues missing children from Rivers, Enugu
Substitute Shaqiri strikes twice as Liverpool see off Manchester United
TMG faults Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Amendment bill
Yuletide: I-G orders CPs, AIGs to beef up security nationwide
Southampton score late goal to end Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run
19th National Sports Festival: With homegrown athletes Lagos finishes fourth
Excitement at maiden Lagos All-Sail Championship
DStv unveils sport packages for festive period
Naija Gunners to launch Red-Tie event
Barewa beat Cowrie 13-5 to retain Rugby Presidents’ Cup
Controversy over 2018 Electoral Act
Buhari’s administration, the best since 1999, says APC chieftain
2019: Akande predicts victory for Osun APC
Intra-Africa Trade Fair seals $27b deals
Why JAC truck is unique, by Ade Ojo
Cellulants boosts Fintech with blockchain technology
Carnival Calabar to host presidential candidates
Celebrities grace YEEP event
Experience 13: What went down
Confirmation of confusion
Contributory Pension Scheme is fraud-free, says Pencom

ThisDay
Game Changers of 2018 (I)
S’West APC Crisis Deepens as Peace Effort Suffers Setback
The Road to 2019: Flashpoints to Watch (XIV)
All-Share Index Year-to-date Decline Hits 19.8%
Navy Civil Military Relations Extends to Otta Town
Insurgency: Deepening Global Collaboration with Allies
Ikpeazu: Abia Economic City Will Boost Manufacturing in Nigeria
Garlands for Equestrian Enthusiasts
BOKO HARAM AND MULTICULTURALISM IN THE NORTHEAST
TACKLING THE YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK
NIGERIA AND THE WASTED YEARS
HIDING BEHIND THE ELECTORAL BILL
POLICE SALARY INCREMENT AND SERVICE DELIVERY
CBN Reads Riot Act to Banks on Fraud Reporting
FCAM’S Legacy Fund Wins Award
Vetiva Research Projects 2.9% GDP Growth for Nigeria in 2019
Nigerians Assured of Improved Broadband Connectivity
Niger, Viable Destination for Investors, Says Bello
New Igbo Group Endorse Atiku ‘Signing Peace Accords are Political Showbiz’
The Road to a Peaceful Election
Blame National Assembly, not Buhari for Delayed Electoral Act, says APC Chieftain
Ikpeazu: Abia Economic City Will Boost Manufacturing in Nigeria
Edo to Host 2020 National Sports Festival as Delta Wins 19th Edition
CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Kenya’s Gor Mahia Dims Lobi Stars in Nairobi
Our Dakkada Philosophy is Working, Says A’Ibom Govt
O’Trafford Set to Host PSA Satellite Squash Tourney
Saints Grab Late Winner to End Arsenal’s Unbeaten Run
Chelsea Holds on to Beat Brighton
Qatar Unveils Spectacular Designs for World Cup 2022
Winners Emerge in Maiden Lagos All Sail Boat Race

The Sun

DEVELOPING: Military, Boko Haram in gun battle near Maiduguri
Gunmen kill 2 in Bayelsa
Lalong declares Buhari architect of modern Nigeria
Buhari has chased away herdsmen from Benue land — Tiv group declares
2019 elections ‘ll determine Nigeria’s fate – Clark
2019: Ben Bruce’s kinsmen dump PDP for APC
2019: Northern group dumps Atiku for Buhari
2019: Voting pattern to differ in north – Yakasai, ACF member
Why Ohanaeze hasn’t endorsed Atiku – Iwuanyanwu
Atiku’s new romance with Obasanjo ’ll do him more harm than good – Senator Hanga
nsurance coys settle N145bn claims in Q3 – NAICOM
Equities close trading week on BearishPR our biggest headache in Alaba –Adikwu, PRO
Yuletide sales: Alaba traders groan over traffic gridlock
Afreximbank inaugurates $1bn programme to promote Nigeria’s Intra-African Trade
2019: Atiku ‘ll defeat Buhari in free, fair election –Babangida Aliyu
Muhammadu Buhari: Treading on rough old path
Buhari, Senate and Electoral Bill debacle
Urgent assignments for South East governors
Women, keep your husbands at home
‘You can’t get pregnant without my consent’
10 Basics of Business Etiquette
Okorocha donates new building to NLC
Zabazaba Deepwater project: Again Niger Delta writes Buhari
A search for the Nigerian hero as patriot
Stop discrimination against Igbo, Nwodo warns Nigerians
My ordeal in kidnappers den – Pastor Bassey James
Lagos-Abeokuta expressway of hell: Road users lament endless gridlock, suffering
Obi, Igbos and the wisdom of the West
PMB at 76: Time for stock taking
Posting of treasury officers to MDAs
DEVELOPING: Military, Boko Haram in gun battle near Maiduguri
Gunmen kill 2 in Bayelsa
2 bizmen bag 8 years imprisonment for trademark theft
Lalong declares Buhari architect of modern Nigeria
Nigerians ‘too religious,’ Chinese cleric observes
2019: Time for opposition in Enugu to stop looking across the fence
Celebrating an uncommon leader at 69

Leadership

Lawmakers Shun CUPP’s Call For Boycott Of Budget Presentation
FG, Oil Marketers Set To Resolve Subsidy Impasse
Army Repels Boko Haram Attack On Borno Community
Pastor Buys $200,000 Lamborghini Car For Wife
NASS Workers Begin 4-day Warning Strike Monday
FRSC Mourns Anambra Sector Commander
Crime: Lady Stabbed To Death In Abakiliki Hotel Room
Ondo: APC Group Accuses Akeredolu’s Aides Of Destroying PMB’s Bill Boards
EDITORIAL: 40 Million Nigerians Suffering From Mental Disorders
BCO Urges INEC To Caution PDP Against Attacks On Buhari
Ex-Army Chief, Salihu Ibrahim, Buried In Kaduna
APC Tackles Atiku Over Call For PMB’s Resignation
2019: Don’t Engage In Partisan Politics, IGP Warns Police Officers
oHerbal, Traditional Medicine Potential Foreign Exchange Earners – NAFDAC
Atiku’s Wife Showers Gifts On Orphans In Abuja
Okowa Urges Nigerians To Live Impactful Life
‘We Will Continue With PMB To ‘The Next Level’……Chief Idiga
North Korea condemns latest US sanctions
Qatar Petroleum Looks To Invest $20bn In US
Brussels Protest Over UN Migration Pact Turns Violent
100 Christians Detained In China Crackdown
Strasbourg Attack Victims Honoured
Cambodia Makes Record Breaking Ivory Haul At Port

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