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

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

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Buhari must win in 2019 for Yoruba’s chances in 2023 –Osinbajo
South-West states plan to link squads against kidnappers
We’ll report Amosun, Okorocha candidates to INEC for fraud – Oshiomhole
Second-term denial: Ambode to miss out on Abuja mansion
Budget: Experts disagree with FG on $60 oil price benchmark
2019 elections must not destabilise Nigeria, Ezekwesili warns
Buhari may extend IG’s tenure by six months, CUPP kicks
Some Nigerians in Miami want to come back home — Sikiratu Sindodo
South-West states plan to link squads against kidnappers
We’ll report Amosun, Okorocha candidates to INEC for fraud – Oshiomhole
SDP retains Duke’s name with INEC
FAAN guard dies in Lagos airport
I don’t depend on movies alone to make money –Mercy Aigbe
Badeh: NAF to question locals, security details
Abule Egba fire of fury: Distressed victims accuse security operatives of colluding with vandals
Exclusion from presidential debate, plot to silence voice of new Nigeria – Sowore
My husband’s death forced me to go to varsity at 40 – Prof Fashola
My abductors beat me with machetes, denied me food, water for three days –Ex-Ondo LG chair
Politicians stockpiling arms in Niger Delta – Militants
FMC denies lack of oxygen killed FUNAAB student
Benue, Miyetti Allah disagree over anti-grazing law
Four stowaways from Nigeria arrested by UK police
FAAN security personnel slumps, dies on duty

ADC candidate denies shelving senatorial ambition
‘Reject govs going to retire at Senate’
Influx of illegal arms ahead of 2019 elections
Fayose tackles Oshiomhole, says failure in Imo is failure in Abuja
Be consistent, don’t stop learning – Oruitemeka
Is FG serious about the National Identity Number implementation?
NAMA upgrading instrument landing systems in Abuja, Lagos airports – Akinkuotu
FMBN disburses N234bn for mortgages others
Fresh controversy as ANLCA suspends five members
Nigeria’s active oil rigs drop by 18% to 28
My husband’s death forced me to go to varsity at 40 – Prof Fashola
‘I couldn’t have stolen as FCT minister to develop Bauchi’
Ishaku govt promoting thuggery, accusing opposition –Danladi, Taraba APC gov candidate
Workers must be paid well, looters punished to curb corruption – Ex-Head of Service, Afolabi
Dad never spent a night at Government House as governor — Bakin Zuwo’s son
Professionals at National Sports Festival: Desperation for victory or developmental strategy?
Opeyori, Adesokan win Rivers Governor’s badminton
CAF CL: Lobi beat Gor Mahia, progress to group stage
Napoli keep pressure on Juventus, AC Milan out of top four
Celtic crush Dundee to stretch lead in Scottish Premiership
Solskjaer makes instant impact as Man Utd thrash Cardiff
I won’t release proof of DNA of child with Gifty – Mr 2kay
Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz welcome twins
Christmas in the eyes of celebrities
Gospel music is a calling but we’ve to get paid –Yetunde Are
The male libido
How are you teaching people to treat you?
Girl, 11, needs N9m for treatment of cerebral palsy
‘Africa’s lab scientists ready to prevent outbreak of diseases’
Heroes in birth: Inspiring tales of HIV negative Bauchi kids born by women living with HIV/AIDS
Editorial: In defence of unarmed traffic managers
Together Nigeria
Resilience makes the difference
You teach people how to treat you
No Merry Christmas in Apapa

The Nation

Why we dumped Atiku, PDP – Bello
$2.6b London-Paris Club cash: Governors face fresh probe
LEAH SHARIBU: PERSON OF THE YEAR 2018: Gripping heroism
Osinbajo to Southwest: Re-elect Buhari to have presidency in 2023
Anti-party activities: APC weighs sanctions against Amosun, Okorocha, others
$2.8m airport haul: EFCC alerts CBN Governor as firm, Union Bank kick
God will not allow any other party in Lagos except APC – Oba Akiolu
Dozens of migrants found dead on Mediterranean Sea
Funke Akindele’s twin babies generate flood of congratulatory messages
SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR 2018: ANTHONY JOSHUA: Boxing’s golden boy
Quote, unquote: The world on Leah Sharibu
UI College of Medicine, others celebrate Akande at 80
Four Nigerians held in UK as police secure cargo ship after `stowaways threaten crew´
Two die, two others injured in Ogun accident
BUSINESSMAN OF THE YEAR 2018: BENEDICT PETERS: Oil billionaire and African sports giant
‘Tanzania 2019 won’t be walkover for Golden Eaglets’
Aubameyang brace gives Arsenal win over Burnley
Vardy earns Leicester narrow win at Chelsea
Golden Eaglets will be ready for CAN 2019
Kalli to commission U-23 AFCON preliminary match
NPFL’s new season begins January 13
Cristiano Ronaldo puts his Manchester mansion up for sale at £3.25m
2019: Atiku shouldn’t be too desperate – Ojikutu
More troubles in Amosun’s camp
Can 2019 budget deliver socioeconomic dividends?
Starting production of fufu powder
Businesses lose N1.3b annually to Apapa gridlock – NECA boss
Afrima’s week of glory in Accra
Celebrities grace YEEP event
NGO donates 10 sewing machines, 400 mosquito nets to Makoko residents
The stuff that Christmas dreams are made of
Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 1,400 personnel to Kogi
Yuletide: Anambra CP warns officers against use of firearms
2018 Carnival Calabar will be the biggest, most relevant so far, says Ita-Giwa

ThisDay

Lai Mohammed Says APC Has Fulfilled All Promises to Nigerians
Minimum Wage Delay: Labour Orders Nationwide Protest January 8
INEC Gets New Secretary, Staff Urged to Protect Electoral Process
Can Jimi Lawal Profit from Dapo Abiodun’s Certificate Uncertainty?
Ogun 2019: A Battle as Never Known Before
Nigeria Remains Africa’s Investment Premier Destination
GOtv Boxing Night 17 Kemavor Spits Fire, Vows to Demolish Oyeleye
Bayo Osinowo’s Audacity of Arrogance
Egina FPSO: What Gain for Nigeria?
Unfolding Theatre of Imo Governorship Race
The Road to 2019: Flashpoints to Watch (XV)
With Rising Unemployment, More Needs Doing in Macroeconomic Policy
Nigeria’s Economic Diversification: A Plan Delayed
Towards Making Nigeria Food Self-sufficient
Treasury Looters Or Impunity?
Governor Oyetola’s Diplomatic Shuttles
2019 Budget and The Subsidy Question
Nadal, Federer to Team up at Next Year’s Laver Cup
The Road to 2019: Flashpoints to Watch (XV)
Nigeria Strong Enough to Withstand Election Fractures
Atiku: Talking Business with Business People
Nigeria Remains Africa’s Investment Premier Destination
With Rising Unemployment, More Needs Doing in Macroeconomic Policy
Nigeria’s Economic Diversification: A Plan Delayed
Towards Making Nigeria Food Self-sufficient
GOtv Boxing Night 17 Kemavor Spits Fire, Vows to Demolish Oyeleye
Real Madrid Win Record 4th Club World Cup
Dalung, Obanikoro, Tandoh Hail Aregbesola’s Feat against Oshonaike
Oyo SWAN Installs Ajimobi as Grand Patron
Finding a Home Outside the Bridge
Iwobi Battles Salah, Mane for Africa Player of the Year Award
Nigeria Liverpool Loanee in Showdown with Gerrard
Carnival Calabar Invites Presidential Candidates Ahead of Power Week
EDITORIAL: 2019 Budget and The Subsidy Question

The Sun

My husband believes gospel artistes are not faithful to their husbands – Nkiru Emmanuel, gospel singer
Union Bank claims ownership of $2.8m confiscated at Enugu airport
2019: Don’t stain your hands with blood, Cleric admonishes politicians
Buhari bemoans terrorists’ attacks in West African sub-region
Our Christmas plans, by celebrities
Why we hike transport fares during yuletide – Odoruyi, MD Libra Motors
Kalu returns after medical re-examination in Germany, thanks Nigerians

Be vanguards of truth, Catholic bishop charges Nigerians at Christmas
Dec. salaries, Christmas bonus for Bayelsa workers
Polio: Stakeholders canvass more action in Borno
Christmas: Fayemi’s wife celebrates with Ekiti children
I’ll shame Useni, Mantu in 2019, Lalong boasts
Why Igbo should support Buhari in 2019 – Joel Udah, ex-DIG
Akwa Ibom: Two (many) First Ladies spoil the show!
Negotiating in bad faith
2019: Reps and Electoral Act imbroglio
Searching for Jimi Agbaje among vulcanisers and tailors in Lagos
Re: The lady who killed her children, spouse and herself
Why love dies
DASH diet, now answer to high blood pressure challenges – Experts
Aubameyang’s double sees off Burnley as Ozil returns for Arsenal
Why I want to give back to the streets – DJ Kaywise
2019: Don’t stain your hands with blood, Cleric admonishes politicians
Christmas: Awka Rotary Club harps on need for almsgiving
Buhari bemoans terrorists’ attacks in West African sub-region
Somalia blasts kill 16 near presidential palace, including four media workers
Research suggests joy of giving outlasts joy of receiving
Napoli’s unbeaten run hits double figures with win over SPAL
As little as brisk walk can save life — Expert
Research shows 2 simple skills that make relationships last
Polio: Stakeholders canvass more action in Borno
I’ll shame Useni, Mantu in 2019, Lalong boasts
Christmas: Awka Rotary Club harps on need for almsgiving

Daily Trust

Kaduna attacks: Villagers trace cause of crisis
God will not allow insensitive few to take over Nigeria – Obasanjo
IGP tasks recruits on respect for human rights
Buhari charges ECOWAS leaders to do more on security
Andros Townsend steals show as Crystal Palace stun Manchester City in 5-goal thriller
UST IN: Road Safety promotes 4,660 personnel
Buhari vs. Senate: 5 epic battles
‘How I’ve been caring for 2 elephants for 4 years’
EFCC intercepts over N1billion at Enugu Airport
Can Jerry Gana change 2019 calculations?
Oyo 2019: A clash of gladiators
As battle for Kaduna Central Senatorial seat heats up
‘Predatory’ Jamie Vardy strike stuns Chelsea
500 golfers storm Dutse for President Buhari cup qualifiers
Jigawa Golf zonal qualifier reward only best players – PGA Sec
Ground handling services are under-priced in Nigeria – SAHCO MD/CEO
Xmas: NEMA starts “Operation Eagle Eye” in south east
Tradermoni has no political undertone, says Osinbajo
‘I’m worried about increase in kidnapping’
NGO provides food items, free eye care to female inmates
ANA 2018: THE STATE OF OUR EDUCATION
After Mattis’s resignation, a president unbound
Buhari: Our efforts on peace, security in West Africa yielding results
Cleric appeals to FG to deploy more security to Zamfara
IG tasks police on rule of law, human rights
Editorial: The N8.8trn 2019 Federal Budget

Vanguard

Yuletide: Edo First Lady Donates Food Items To NEPWHAN
Moremi The Musical: Bimbo Manuel, Femi Branch, Others Thrill Ooni In Ile-Ife
Edo Residents Shower Encomiums On Obaseki Over Discount Food, Agric Mart Initiative
2019 CAMPAIGNS: Issues Before Presidential Candidates
The Miracle Of God’s Supernatural Touch (3)
Unpopular Views About Christianity (1)
2019: Election Violence Fear Is Real, Matthew Kukah Warns
EFCC Board Appointments, PIB, And Other Deeds Of Presidency
Samuel Segun Okoya, An Inspirational Pedagogue And Achiever, At 60
Help Me To Overcome My Injury, Deformity — 7-Yr-Old Survivor Of Attack On Catholic Church
Stress Kills: Overuse Your Body And Die Suddenly!
Daily, Our Men In Uniform Die So That We Will Live
National Council For Arts & Culture Moves For Peaceful Elections
2019: Okupe Mobilises Unemployed Youth Against Buhari
You Can’t Serve Deities And Prosper
The Shape Of Bitter, Dirty Politics To Come
Victim Exposes ‘Kidnappers’ Community In Ondo Where 40 Men Carry Rifles’
Amnesty Int’l report credible, too many killings in the land – TY Danjuma
2019 Budget, the best we could present – FG
Labour tells FG to reduce ‘jumbo’ pay for NASS, political appointees
Abule-Egba fire: How I went through fire to rescue my three children — widow
Dozens of migrants found dead on Mediterranean Sea
2019 elections: Court resurrects APC, PDP supremacy battle in Kwara
Atiku already dividing Nigeria even not yet elected president – Miyetti Allah
Kano: Kwankwaso supporters back to APC
Dino Melaye in new song says Buhari made Garri expensive
2019 CAMPAIGNS: Issues before presidential candidates
EFCC board appointments, PIB, and other deeds of presidency
The shape of bitter, dirty politics to come
Rivers APC Conundrum: Why Resort to Self-Help Failed
RIVERS APC: Tonye Cole, other candidates truly out of 2019 polls?
Real Madrid ease past Al Ain for fourth FIFA Club World Cup title
Napoli’s unbeaten run hits double figures with win over SPAL
Solskjaer praises buccaneering Man Utd players after stylish win
Cardiff vs Man Utd: Solskjaer gets off to flying start
Man City suffers shocking defeat to Crystal Palace
Who would you rather marry? A gentleman or a cad?
Would you super-glue your cheating rat to his mistress?
I am now being called a new name
Baddyoosha, Naijaloaded roll out with ‘Who Dey’ challenge to discover new talents
MC Galaxy vs. Soundcity; payola or pure beef?
Pasuma, Oritsefemi, Teni thrill Ibadan at Trophy Lager 40th anniversary concert
Edo residents shower encomiums on Obaseki over discount food, agric mart initiative
Victim exposes ‘kidnappers’ community in Ondo where 40 men carry rifles’
Stress kills: Overuse your body and die suddenly!
2019: Election violence fear is real, Matthew Kukah warns

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