News Headlines Jan 4, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 4, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
PDP, others kick as INEC names Zakari result collation panel chair
Boko Haram: Two pilots, three naval officers die in helicopter crash
Buhari has cut deal with Yari, Masari to capture Zamfara, Katsina —Atiku
Strikes: Allow me to concentrate, Buhari begs labour unions
Getting pregnant after 35 years can cause complications — Obstetrician
Election: Tinubu, Oshiomhole absent as Buhari inaugurates wife’s team
Civil servant allegedly rapes neighbour’s four-year-old daughter
2019: Reject Atiku, Miyetti Allah urges Nigerians
I’m being sexually harassed, Edo female candidate cries out
We’re hunting more suspects who lynched Calabar woman – Police
Court refuses to order police to leave Melaye’s residence
Ondo man caught with used sanitary pads for psychiatry test
Policeman brutalises artiste for refusing to submit car ke
I’m ready to quit if emergency rule will stop Zamfara killings – Yari
I only killed one person, blinded another, says suspected cult leader
New Year tragedy: Command nabs hit-and-run driver
English Premier League table
Fraud: Ex-Covenant varsity accountant accuses police of refusing to clear him
Gunmen kill Ekiti council accountant, abduct two others
Police arrest eight over corps member’s murder in Nasarawa
Amosun-backed Ogun APC exco faults caretaker committee
Akwa Ibom acquires three aircraft for Ibom Airline
Delta to empower 26,400 traders with N10,000 each
Oil cargoes from Nigeria, others to US plunge
KEDCO to expand network for improved power supply
Expect huge election spending, slow economic activities in 2019 – Experts
India, Nigeria’s biggest trading partner in Q3 2018 – NBS
Youths vandalise prophet’s building over 2019 ‘doomsday’ prophecies
PHOTOS: Aisha gets ‘Four More Years’ tattoo
Teachers advised to stop imposing knowledge on pupils
Organisation donates building to Osun school
FG earmarks N1.46bn for unity schools
Anambra emerges winner of SUBEB schools debate
ASUSS canvasses support for extension of teachers’ retirement age
Close substandard private schools, proprietress advises FG
DJ XGee buried in Lagos
Police assaults second artiste in one month
Mega 99 out with Journey Mercy
Akpata unveils memoir on life in the Middle East
Unicyclists emerge as winners of Lagos Grows Talents 2018
Coachella: ‘Calm down,’ social media users tell Burna Boy, after saying he’s African Giant
Breath test could give clues to stomach cancer risk – Report
‘Parents of vulnerable children should seek help quickly’
Managing men’s sexual health
Diabetes, erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked –Research
Adults with cerebral palsy have higher depression risk
How to control what children see on smartphones
Editorial: Penalising agencies withholding government revenues
Mental health and liberated womanhood
Elections: We need conversations, not sweet-nothings
A ruling party that impedes its own president
Still on the proposed National Microfinance Bank

The Nation
Amaechi gives contractor two weeks to fix Iju-Agbado rail line
Peterside kicks as Wike’s man raises allegations
INEC gets two committees for presidential poll, others
Buhari to APC loyalists: double your efforts to win 2019 elections
INEC gets two committees for presidential poll, others
‘America’s potential with Africa is limitless’
Polls: OPC endorses Sanwo-Olu, other APC candidates
PDP rejects Zakari as chair of presidential election collation panel
U.S.: upcoming polls critical test for Nigeria
‘Election will be a referendum on Buhari’
‘Atiku has sealed indictment in US’
‘No division in Ondo APC’
2019: I have a 50-year vision for Ogun – Akinlade
Helicopter crash: Buhari condoles with Nigerian Air Force
‘Iwobi must score goals to fulfill potentials at Arsenal’
2019: Triathlon targets grassroots, schools
World Cup appearance, my greatest moment in 2018 — Akinwunmi
NBS: Nigeria earns N808b from VAT
LCCI blames CBN’s interventions for pressure on external reserves
BSF W/Africa rewards female pharmacists
Hyundai Creta, Camry, others get awards
Glo, African Health partner on women empowerment
Governorship candidates debate economy in Lagos
‘Overhaul criminal justice system’
Court orders Navy to release boatman
Three damage six cars in brawl
LASUTH gets CMD
Editorial: ASUU: Time to reconsider
Season of lies
‘How to get Ogoni’s soils properly restored’
Edo Assembly female candidate cries out over sexual harassment
Obaseki inspects 55 MW CCETC-Ossiomo Power Plant in Edo
TV show for young candidates debut
Akwa Ibom…Taking Nigeria back to Egypt

ThisDay
PDP Kicks as INEC Names Buhari’s Niece Head, Presidential Election Collation Centre
Yari Offers to Step Down over Banditry in Zamfara
Police deploy more units in
Weak Dollar, Saudi Supply Cuts Push Oil Price to $55
President Tells Labour Not to Distract Him from Fixing Infrastructure
NAF Confirms Deaths of Pilot, Co-pilot, Three Others in Crashed Helicopter
Gunmen Kill Six in Fresh Plateau Attack
IATA Projects Global Industry Profit of $35.5bn in 2019
Miyetti Allah Accuses Atiku of Trying to Destabilise Nigeria
Zedcrest Capital Appoints Banzi Group Head, Marketing, Brand Communications
I Won’t Disappoint You, Buhari Tells Nigerians
Lifebuoy Promotes Hygiene in IDP Camp
Court Declines to Order Police Out of Melaye’s Residence
Insurgents Unfair to Children in Nigeria, Says UN
Falana: No Federalism in Minimum Wage
All-Share Index Sheds 0.96% as Market Extends Losses
Abe: Amaechi Trying to Play God in Rivers Politics
Wike lacks moral right to seek second tenure, says Cole
The Elevation of Incompetence
Making the Role for Atiku/Obi Clearer
PDP Warns Nigerians of Another Plan to Rig the Presidential Election
Why Wike Can’t Get a Second Tenure
Ahmed Musa Opens 2019 Goal Chart with a Brace
Pinnick: We’re Perceived as Criminals over World Cup Budget
Mayweather Flaunts $9m Earning from Tokyo Exhibition
Siasia, 29 Others for Ambode Soccer Clinic for School Kids
Uncertainty Engulfs Super 8’s Tomorrow Kickoff Date
Man City Ends Liverpool’s Unbeaten Run
EDITORIAL: PUTTING AN END TO GAS EXPLOSIONS

The Guardian
Outrage as Buhari’s niece heads INEC’s collation centre
Helicopter crash kills five Air Force men in Boko Haram clash
I’ll quit if emergency rule will end insecurity in Zamfara, says Yari
Stop stigmatizing people with autism, group urges
Jack-Rich foundation, Belemaoil empower widows of slain policemen
Four die in Plateau as cult members clash at nightclub
Don’t distract, allow me work, Buhari tells labour unions
DJ XGee buried in Lagos as Kaffy advises on managing depression
Shehu Sani empowers women, youths, builds N10m entrepreneurship centre
Gombe faults composition of NFF reforms committee, quits
Rangers’ Bright Silas dreams of Confederation Cup victory over Bantu FC
Joshua-Wilder deal a non-starter, says Hearn
Efe Ambrose eyes move to Cardiff City
Dalung vows to fix National Stadium Lagos this year
South Africa’s Kgatlana may beat Oshoala, Ordega to Aiteo CAF award
PDP’s uphill task of ousting APC at the presidential poll
‘APC has become the party of reckoning in Southeast’
OPC endorses Sanwo-Olu for Lagos gubernatorial election
PDP reacts to INEC’s ‘suspicious’ response to rigging allegations
9mobile goes for higher market share with IoT in 2019
Stock market indices sustain sliding profile, down by N111 billion
Capacity gap bane of Nigeria’s steel sector, says Sunny Eromosele
‘How mutual funds create wealth, support infrastructure’
2019: Time for issues-based campaigns
Oshiomhole: Angry governors and weaponisation of dissent
Letter to our politicians
The way life works

Leadership

INEC Identifies Flashpoints Ahead Of 2019 Polls
Nigeria Earns N808bn From VAT In 9 Months – NBS
NAF Confirms 5 Dead In Helicopter Crash
Nigerien Troops Kill 280 Boko Haram Fighters
2019: Facts, Fiction, Myths…And What Matters
Welcoming Operation Python Dance
Of Figures And Their Application
Dissecting Nigerian Army’s Indigenous Language Policy And Internal Operations
Robot Technology: Invention And Advances II
Ayuba, Mr Real, Small Doctor Thrill At One Lagos Fiesta
India Buys N719.2b Worth Of Crude From Nigeria In Q3 2018
Legacy Pension Managers Changes Name To FCMB Pensions Ltd
NSE-ASI Extends Negative Outlook, Dips Further By 0.96%
Tougher Days Ahead For Low Capitalised Insurance Firms

Nigeria Grows Teledensity By 19.1% In One Year
2019: As PMB Breaks The Ice With Presidential Campaign
We Didn’t Deny PDP Of Stadium Use – Kogi Govt
2019: Sell Me To Nigerians, PMB Tells Women Campaign Team
EDITORAL: Nigeria’s Ranking On Terrorism Index
EFCC Secures 3 Convictions In 2019
Nigeria Can’t Afford Another War – Fayemi
Rail Line: Minister Insists On Completion Of Lagos-Abeokuta Axis In 2 Weeks
Workers’ Welfare, Devt Projects My Priority – Gov Oyetola
Why APC Will Lose Imo In General Elections – Okorocha
Why I Don’t Object To Emergency Declaration In Zamfara – Yari
Police Nab Suspected Serial Killer,

New Telegraph

2019: Atiku rejects use of incident forms
Reject Atiku, Miyetti Allah tells Nigerians
Zamfara killings: I’m ready to quit as Zamfara governor – Gov Yari
Fake News may affect 2019 election… Nigerian democracy app creator warns
Police arrest man with 26 mobile phones in Benue
242, 455 apply for 10,000 Police jobs – PSC
Troops kill more than 280 Boko Haram fighters – Niger govt
Four killed in Plateau cult clash
Federal University, Otuoke: An Ivory Tower in controversy
Govt must invest in security agencies, technology – Experts
Don’t distract my govt, Buhari tells labour
PDP, Ohanaeze kick as Zakari heads results collation c’ttee
Students appeal to ASUU, FG to resolve dispute, end strike
Katsina demands for additional policemen
Nigerians should look beyond APC, PDP – Adetoyinbo
Security situation to determine production status
Ask Lai Mohammed where he got his doctored tape on Saraki from’
DJ buried a day after committing suicide Relocate loading bay from road, group tells Anambra
Lassa fever: Edo warns against bush burning
Okey Ndibe’s mother for burial Monday
Gunmen kill Ekiti LG account officer, kidnap two others
Kwankasiyya: A power bloc under threat Nigeria’s neighbours offering little assistance in fight against insurgency – Oladimeji
$11bn Lagos-Calabar rail, Lekki Port top project execution in 2019
MAN to FG: N80.29 bn allocation to agric deplorable
Stock market dips further by 0.96%
NNL crisis: How N20m loan sparked trouble
Flying Eagles to commence preparation for U-20 Nations Cup today
Gara-Gombe resigns from NFF’s reform committee
Stay at Villarreal, Uche tells Chukwueze
Cossy Orjiakor reveals her goals for 2019
Victor Ad gets a brand new Mercedes Benz 4matic car
I’m passionate about charity – Flavour It’s time to wake up – Dede Mabiaku
Things are rough, Nigerians are suffering – Chris Mba
There is hope for Nollywood – Adebayo Salami
EDITORIAL: Shagari: A life of service
Court turns down Dino’s request to order police to vacate residence
Fire victims extol Ugwuanyi’s virtues
2019: Nuggets of Hope
Why Buhari, Atiku must conduct public finance on Islamic teachings – Cleric
I’ll correct systemic distortion if re-elected – Buhari
TFP: NNPC and triumph of national interest
The choice before Nigerians – Obi
The marriage mistake you shouldn’t make
Oil block: Total’s offshore investment hits over $16bn

Daily Trust
FG to spend N3 billion on fuel, generators
5 killed in Airforce chopper crash in Borno
How Nigerien troops killed 280 Boko Haram fighters
Helicopter crash won’t dampen morale of troops — Buhari
Atiku insists on card reader, decries use of incident forms
Magu to looters: Surrender in your own interest
Troops clear Boko Haram hideout in Borno villages
Leroy Sane strikes to end Liverpool’s unbeaten run
Panic as Azman Air’s Lagos-PH-bound flight makes emergency landing
Fixing weak links in vaccine supply chain
Atiku’s restructuring agenda a scam — PDP ex-Lagos chair
SDP presidential ticket: Court to hear Duke’s appeal January 15
Buhari inaugurates Aisha-led campaign team
LMC insists on Jan 13 kick off date for NPFL
Roma’s Sadiq returns from loan spell with Rangers
Infrastructural upgrade tops sports ministry’s 2019 agenda
Huge debts, trust issues put Nigerian banks at risk
‘Nigeria generates N808bn from VAT in 9 months’
Equities market loses N111bn
NNPC ex-guards protest over 22 months’ unpaid salaries
FCT-IRS targets N130bn revenue in 2019
Police arraign bizman over alleged N200, 000 fraud
2019 and the Search for National Renewal
Osinbajo and the Politics of 2023
Why President Buhari should be re-elected
Who is talking Buhari’s politics?
Adherence to rules of engagement
Khashoggi murder trial opens in Riyadh
SUDAN: Opposition calls for more protests against al-Bashir
Nancy Pelosi elected US House Speaker
Police arrest 2 for allegedly beheading rice dealer in Osogbo
Court remands man for allegedly defiling neighbour’s 6-yr-old daughter
21-yr-old man nabbed with 26 mobile phones, pistol in Benue
Editorial: New national policy on IDPs
On luxury taxes
Nigeria: Major events that shaped ICT industry in 2018
We will not be distracted by 2019 general election – ASUU
ASUP accuses FG of neglecting technical, vocational education
NNPC security guards protest non-payment of salaries
How to maintain your tomato health and hygiene
Despite price fluctuation, 2018 was good year for vegetable farmers
How Kenya farmers float tea companies: Lessons for Nigeria
Strike: Students appeal to ASUU, FG to resolve dispute
LAUTECH: Lecturers defy ASUU directives on resumption, begin teaching
Strike: ASUU wants Nigerians to beg FG to do needful
Plan to silence call to prayer in Jerusalem mosques
Muslim women urged to prioritize seeking Islamic knowledge
Al-Habibbiyah holds anniversary lecture, national prayer
Burna Boy, Mr Eazi to make Coachella debut
Kannywood: Ali Nuhu wins best director award
‘Afan-Kagoro festival to be celebrated as carnival henceforth’
NSCDC explores modern ways to fight black soot
Nigeria leads West Africa on biosafety
National Park to monitor migration of herdsmen
Court grants bail to 51 Judaism adherents in Abia
SDP presidential ticket: Court to hear Duke’s appeal January 15
Pro-democracy group condemns action to stop Operation Python Dance III

The Sun
Ojukwu’s widow explodes
Yoruba prefer restructuring, not 2023 presidency – Afenifere
Insecurity: I’m ready to quit – Gov Yari
INEC under fire over Buhari’s niece
2 NAF pilots, 3 crew die as helicopter crashes in Borno
I’ll be watchman during elections – Obasanjo
Presidential poll: Atiku insists on Card Readers
Lagos-Abeokuta rail line: FG issues contractors two weeks ultimatu
4 die, 11 injured in Gombe auto crash
Politics
Lamido, Bafarawa, Makarfi, Yero, Mu’azu, others grace PDP campaign flag-off
2019 budget: Presidency to spend N45m on sewage evacuation
Tomato: TOGAN tasks FG on processing plants
N2.5bn Baro River Port cargo equipment completed, ready for operation –NIWA
Election: INEC to publish voters’ list January 7
My prophecies for 2019
Institutionalising the war against corruption – new approaches to assets tracing and recovering (6
Nigeria and ethno-religious strangulation
Higher philosophy of Christian marriage (10)
Rivers guber: Brick bats flow freely as Wike, Cole’s campaign groups tango
Buhari to Labour: Stop distracting us with your strikes
When Ogun NUJ honoured Amosun, NIPOST top brass, FUNAAB VC, others
Christmas in the North
Unending ordeal of Kirikiri residents
When NUJ, media partners parleyed on reversing Africa’s narrative
Why Buhari should be re-elected
Needless confusion over 2023
Yuletide blues in Nigeria
Unraveling the Zamfara conundrum
Before Zamfara violence escalates
2 NAF pilots, 3 crew die as helicopter crashes in Borno
Lagos-Abeokuta rail line: FG issues contractors two weeks ultimatum
4 die, 11 injured in Gombe auto crash

Tribune
PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari Flaunts Her ‘Four More Years’ Tattoo
Buhari condoles Nigerian Air Force, relations of victims of helicopter…
We will ensure peaceful conduct of 2019 elections ― Buratai
Don’t be distracted, we’re on course, Buhari tells Nigerians
PDP rejects Zakari as INEC presidential election collation head, says…
Pro-democracy group condemns action to stop Operation Python…
No Python Dance, no elections in Niger Delta
Iranian health minister resigns over budget cuts
PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari flaunts her ‘Four More Years’ tattoo
Buhari condoles Nigerian Air Force, relations of victims of…
Another four killed in Plateau, Lalong vows to sustain peace
Arrest Wamakko now, Bafarawa petitions EFCC
Elections: Pressure mounts as offshore equipment delays…
Amina Zakari’s appointment by INEC morally wrong,…
We’ll mobilise over 300,000 votes for Dapo Abiodun ―…
Another Four Killed In Plateau, Lalong Vows To Sustain Peace
2019 Budget: FG Earmarks N1bn For Expansion Of Electricity Distribution Network
Forbes ranks Nigeria 110th among best 161 countries for business
US Warns Iran Against Space Launches, Ballistic Missiles
Saudi prosecutors seek death penalty for Khashoggi suspects
China Moon mission Chang’e-4 spacecraft lands on far side of the…
500 died from air crashes in 2018 — Report
PDP And The Revival Dance Of 2018
2019: Yoruba elders must be respected despite political differences…
We Need Collective Mission Statement For Yoruba Advancement —Gani Adams
Flaws Of 2019 Budget
On Buhari’s New Year Message
Welcoming Operation Python Dance

Vanguard
Nigeria Ships Fewer Oil Cargoes To US
Presidency, APC, Security Forces Conniving To Rig Polls— CUPP
Atiku Support Group Begs N-Delta Militants To Dump Plan For Renewed Hostilities
A Fragile 2019 Economic Outlook
Surrender To Police, Falana Advises Melaye
Ekiti Lawyers Protest Kidnapping, Killing Of Colleagues
‘PDP Must Deliver Kogi For Atiku By All Means’
Vote Buying: Undercover Police Personnel’ll Infiltrate Parties—IGP
2019: Osinbajo On 2023
A Lesson Through The Ages
2019 OUTLOOK: Financial Analysts Outline 7 Factors That Will Shape Banking Industry
2019 POLLS: INEC Boss Debunks Ban On Result Transmission
PDP Can’t Strengthen Nigeria’s Democracy, Says Senate’s Dep Chief Whip
When Bus Stop Tears Ekiti Communities Apart
Buni Gari Boko Haram Attack: More Corpses Of Soldiers Recovered In Bush
EFCC Files Fresh Charges Against Alison-Madueke, Omokore
How 5,113 Nigerians were killed in 11 months
Call for state of emergency not political, I am serious about it – Yari
Attack on TraderMoni : Fayose, his cronies bereft of workable ideas – Presidency
Our dream is to sustain change, Buhari tells APC Campaign team
2019: PDP rejects Amina Zakari as chairperson, national collation centre
2019: Yoruba’ll decide next president – Olusola Oke
Boko Haram: No survivor in Wednesday’s helicopter crash – NAF
I won’t disappoint Nigerians – Buhari
2019 POLLS: INEC boss debunks ban on result transmission
PDP can’t strengthen Nigeria’s democracy, says Senate’s Dep Chief Whip
We’ve worked hard, but we still need God— Okowa
Siasia, 29 Others for Ambode Soccer Clinic for School Kids
Ndidi rated best Nigerian player in 2018, makes African 11
Gara-Gombe resigns from NFF reform committee
Oshoala, Ordega behind SA’s Kgatlana in CAF rating
Omeruo happy with LaLiga challenge
Photos: Omotola Leads Partners In widows home make over
Kanye West, Kardashian expecting fourth child via surrogate
Burna Boy, Mr Eazi to make Coachella debut
Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia
Genevieve Nnaji marks 20 years in Nollywood

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