News Headlines Jan 2, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 2, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
ASUU talks tough ahead of Friday meeting with INEC
New Year’s Eve tragedy: 12 die in Ibadan road crash
PDP is creating insecurity, Atiku killed power sector –APC
Adeboye codes 2019 prophecies, Olukoya sees strange happenings
Should the National Assembly be given powers to hire and fire IGP?
‘Brexit, tariffs can affect Europe in 2019’
Firm’s credit rated A+
Legacy changes name to FCMB Pensions Limited
Manufacturing sector led in N273bn VAT generated in Q3 – NBS
GOtv Boxing: N3m prize money thrills Oladosu
CAF Awards: Aubameyang, Mane, Salah on final shortlist
The ultimate cell phone buying guide (1)
Four offline revenue opportunities to pursue in the New Year
Understanding consumers’ housing demands before investing
2019: Air Peace to begin long-haul flights
Iguodala fined $25,000 for ball throwing
2019: Orbih spreads badminton gospel to schools
Philanthropist rates Amosun low in grassroots sports
I’m a prophet sent to liberate South-East, Ngige claims
Officials arrest drug gang members in Ikoyi Prison
Robbers attack travellers in Ondo, kill three
Worker conspires with contributors to steal from thrift firm
Man arraigned for stealing motorcycle in Osun
Suspected herdsmen set Ortom’s rice farm ablaze
15-year-old rape victim pregnant for abuser – Police
Lady dies hours to wedding in Bauchi
CSOs accuse FG of restricting access to Adeyanju
Buhari has built foundation for growth, says Tinubu
Buhari’s actions will prove his sincerity on fair polls –Atiku
Lawyer wants code of conduct for public office holders
My blueprint will prosper Rivers, says APC gov candidate
Buhari’s wife heads APC women, youth campaign team
‘Brexit, tariffs can affect Europe in 2019’
Firm’s credit rated A+
GOtv Boxing: N3m prize money thrills Oladosu
I underestimated Mayweather – Nasukawa
2019 UTME: JAMB warns candidates against fraudsters
The holiday season and your health (2)
To avoid heart attack, eat less salt – Study
Alcohol may increase survival of heart failure
Vitamin D linked to obesity in occupational asthma patients
NHIS, NMA clash over cancer exclusion from health scheme
‘Quality health a mirage if left for govt alone’
Issues that will shape Nigeria in 2019
Default on loans rises as glut hits property market
Retirees decry declining life expectancy, seek return to NHIS
Telecoms to drive financial inclusion, economy in 2019 — Experts
Use automation to address telecoms industry debt, ATCON urges NCC
New Horizons, academy integrate tech courses into curricula
Editorial: NCC on telecoms operators’ illegalities
Towards ensuring credible 2019 elections
2019 Budget: Concerns, nuts and bolts
Suicidal missions aided by some parents
A letter of thanks on New Year Day

The Nation

Be real, RMD advises in New Year’s message
‘Economy may suffer beyond 2019’
Mbaka predicts hard times for Nigeria
Atiku to Buhari: 90m Nigerians living in extreme poverty
APC alleges anti-Buhari plot as PDP knocks rally
‘Economy may suffer beyond 2019’
N15.89b injection to stop ASUU strike
Oil output hits 2.09m barrels
Aisha Buhari, Osinbajo’s wife head APC’s women/youth presidential team
Adeboye, Oyedepo, Olukoya: Nigeria’ll come out stronger from challenges
‘Learn from Shagari’s forgiving spirit’
Group urges monarchs to shun politics
Cole: drift in Rivers must be reversed
‘Prepare for peaceful polls’
2019: Obaseki mobilises support for Buhari
Shagari: Exit of a reluctant president
Arsenal, Leicester table N17b for Chukwueze
Funmilayo Ajala targets 2019 African Games spot
Silva: Everton were too nervous
Ikeme gets emotional on New Year’s Eve
Joshua should give Wilder, Fury 50-50 split – Davison
Iwobi continues to fly high
Sterling Bank, Jaiz Bank, others make NSE’s index stocks
‘Distribution, security, others are power sector’s challenges’
CCNN becomes 12th biggest company
PTAD settles 759 NoKs of defunct privatised agencies
‘World economy to grow by 3.5 per cent’
Role of luck in business success
Officials bust drug gang at Ikoyi Prisons
Ambode: I’ll complete ongoing projects
Governor’s wife visits first baby of the year
Rivers ushers in New Year with prayers, praises
Four face N25m theft charge
Edo seeks probe of shooting on New Year’s day
Delta Speaker urges peace, harmony
Woman stabs boyfriend with knife
Tope Alabi, Chioma Jesus, others thrill at Yadah 2018
2019 is liberation year, says Seun Kuti
Zina Kalu advises youths at carnival
Star wraps up Yuletide celebrations in style
Adekunle Gold cries as dad becomes Lagos perm sec
The politics of age

ThisDay
Shettima Admits Worsening Security Situation in Borno
Buhari is Growing the Economy Steadily, Says APC
Nigeria’s External Reserves Hit $43.2bn
Between el-Rufai and Journalist Segun Onibiyo
Jonathan, Tinubu, Others Confident of Better Future for Nigeria
Don’t Allow Security Agents Intimidate Voters, Onaiyekan Urges FG
Crude Oil Production Rises by 9%
FG Invites Labour for Briefing January 4
No Serious Vice President Hawks N10,000, PDP Tells Osinbajo
Aisha Buhari Leads APC Women, Youths Campaign Group
Zamfara Killings, Resurgence of Boko Haram Attacks Unacceptable, Says JNI
Northern Traditional Rulers Urge Politicians to Honour Peace Pact
Mbaka Endorses Buhari’s Second Term Bid
APC Hunting for PVCs, PDP Alleges
Provide evidence, ruling party replies opposition party
Insurance Sector in Dire Need of Transformation
SDP Yet To Submit Gana’s As Court Executes Substituted Service
2019 Will Be Bloody and Painful if Buhari Wins, Says CUPP
CSO Trains Journalists, INEC Officials on Combating Fake News
PDP’s Plot to Smear Buhari’s Integrity Has Failed, Says APC
A Peep at Mr. President’s Governor
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONEERING AND WORKERS’ VOTES
Gov. Okowa Emerges Silverbird Man Of The Year 2018
Zwinkels: Recapitalisation Will Create Stronger Microfinance Banks
Moody’s Predicts Stable Outlook for African Banks
Boleigha: Controls Necessary in Fight against Corruption
Two Exchange Traded Funds Outperform Market as Seven Decline
As Pension Sector Trudges On
Iwobi Out as Nigerians Miss Final Shortlist for the Fourth Time in a Row
2018 CAF AWARDS *Oshoala, Ordega listed in women’s category
Adekanye Set to Dump Liverpool for Lazio
Hopman Cup: Federer Beats Serena in Memorable Sexes Clash
Spurs Defeats Cardiff to Go Second on New Year Day
Swansea’s £478 Mascot Appearance Fee Causing Outrage in the UK
Tiger Woods Claimed 80th Victory as Oboh Made History Qualifying for European Tour
2019 Holds So Much Promise for Nigeria Football
EDITORIAL:OF MALNUTRITION AND STUNTED GROWTH

The Sun
APC, PDP perfect zoning ahead of elections
2019: Personalities who will shape polity
Issues that will shape 2019
2019: Buhari’ll be judged by his actions, not rhetoric – Atiku
New Year: Jonathan hopes for better Nigeria in 2019
Reelection: Kalu appointed, as Buhari inaugurates women, youth presidential campaign team
Minimum Wage: Labour tells workers to mobilise for prolonged strike
APC, PDP perfect zoning ahead of elections
2019: Buhari’ll be judged by his actions, not rhetoric – Atiku
New Year: Jonathan hopes for better Nigeria in 2019
Reelection: Kalu appointed, as Buhari inaugurates women, youth presidential campaign team
2019: Personalities who will shape polity
Issues that will shape 2019
Again APC blasts PDP, calls party national vomit
2019: I’ll trounce APC again, Dickson boasts
2019: Aisha Buhari drafts Orji Kalu, Marwa, Utomi, others into presidential campaign team
MAN expresses fear over 2019 budget
Luxury tax, mega merger to shape 2019
Bank fines, Adeosun’s scandal rocked financial sector in 2018
Stocks close 2018 bullish
Technology, key to reducing cost at capital market –Uduk
Higher philosophy of Christian marriage (10)
Reactions to my series on Atiku winning 2019 poll
Boma, take a bow
Defending journalism in Kebbi State
Read my lips, Uzodinma ‘ll succeed Okorocha in Imo, Oshiomhole’s aide declares
2 die as rival cult groups set Ondo on ‘fire’
Tension in Benin over suspected armed robber’s killing
2019, a year of victory for Benue people — Ortom
US, Israel formally quit UNESCO
Biblical prophecy predicts Rapture in 2019
Nigerian women need support to be more productive
2018 Education Review: Year of sexual harassment, strikes, unfulfilled promises, abduction
BOOK REVIEW: A vicar like no other
The gruesome killing of Badeh
Rotary renovates classrooms, donates furniture to Lagos school
APC, PDP perfect zoning ahead of elections
2019: Personalities who will shape polity
Issues that will shape 2019
2019: Buhari’ll be judged by his actions, not rhetoric – Atiku
New Year: Jonathan hopes for better Nigeria in 2019
Reelection: Kalu appointed, as Buhari inaugurates women, youth presidential campaign team
Minimum Wage: Labour tells workers to mobilise for prolonged strike
New Year eve auto crash claims 12 lives in Ibadan
MAN expresses fear over 2019 budget
Tech & Gadgets: Cyber security trends to watch in 2019
Advertising industry struggled in 2018 – Ebatamehi, MD, Bluebird Communications
Tech & Gadgets: 5 ways to save your mobile data
2 die as rival cult groups set Ondo on ‘fire’
Again APC blasts PDP, calls party national vomit

Daily Trust
12 killed in Ibadan New Year road crash
Minimum wage: NLC blames Buhari for not transmitting bill to N/Assembly
Nigeria’s daily oil production rose by 9% in 2018 — NNPC
Lawyers back calls for prisoners’ right to vote
B/Haram: We’re faced with serious challenges in Borno – Shettima
Arsenal bounce back with 4-1 win over Fulham
2019 election: Onaiyekan cautions on use of security agents
One killed as cultists strike on New Year’s Day in Badagry
How trailer crushes pregnant woman, others in Ibadan
New year: Sheikh Zakzaky’s followers attend church service for national cohesion
PDP campaign has crash-landed – APC
Aisha makes U-turn, constitutes 700-member Buhari re-election team
Giwa denies spending N140m as NFF president
Ordega, Oshoala make CAF award top three list
Arsenal bounce back with Fulham win
APGA‘ll surpass expectations in Zamfara – Maiturare
FG funds early works for N2trn Mambilla hydropower, despite legal issue
2019 Techno-Expo to boost inventions, innovations – FG
Kaduna JTF not working for El-Rufai – Taskforce Chair
Cultists invade Calabar streets
Imo and Ogun APC conundrum
Reminiscences of a political transition
2019: Year of the clones
2019 elections: A risky preview
YEMEN: Houthis deny WFP accusations of stealing aid
UNITED STATES: NASA spacecraft survives risky encounter with faraway dark world
BRAZIL Jair Bolsonaro: Far-right leader sworn in
Police nab 4 kidnap suspects, destroy 4,960 parcels of hemp in Borno
Over 200 cultists renounce membership in Lagos
Cook, 35, pleads guilty to defiling 13-year-old girl
Editorial: Harmattan season
Governors want to pay N30, 000 national minimum wage, hard times constrain- NGF
5,000 civil servants write promotion exam in Ogun
Gunmen sets ablaze Ortom’s 250 hectares rice farm
2019 UTME: JAMB warns candidates against fraudsters

The Guardian
‘Insecurity may mar polls’
FG provides funds to meet ASUU demands
All eyes on monetary and fiscal managers
‘Crude oil production witnessed nine per cent increase in 2018’
Pregnant woman, 29 others die 15 minutes to New Year in Ibadan
APC accuses PDP, Atiku of sponsoring smear campaign against Buhari
Government begins mandatory use of NIN in provision of services
NAF chief charges personnel to remain optimistic, courageous
China will not give up use of military force over Taiwan – Xi
Joshua will need to give Wilder, Fury a 50-50 split, says Davison
Most memorable football moments in 2018
Ikechukwu Uche urges Chukwueze to continue developing in Villarreal
Garba waits on NFF as time ticks for African U-17 Championship
Salah, Mane, Aubameyang are finalists for CAF Player of the Year
Eagles, Falcons will give Nigerians better year, says Mohammed Sanusi
Issues, persons and scenarios likely to define 2019
Why Buhari deserves second term, by Ashafa
‘PDP stands better chance to win this year’s election’
Alexx Ekubo Preaches Tolerance In Open Letter
Kanye West Teases A 2024 Political Ambition?
Ariana Grande Talks Dating Plan For 2019
One country, different systems
The case against the Nigerian military
Many travails of maritime sector in 2018
Five years of spreading luck: Everyone needs a little help
‘2019 fiscal plans below expectations, may limit real sector’s success level’
NCRIB lauds NAICOM on policy withdrawal
Five action steps toward constitutional restructuring
Buhari: Ending the era of rent
How Buhari is fighting corruption in Nigeria
First World War: A Nigerian perspective
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