News Headlines Jan 5, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 5, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
2019: Experts forecast weak, sluggish economy
Obasanjo will face prosecution if Buhari decides to probe power sector – Oshiomhole
Dino Melaye ‘slumps,’ taken to the hospital after arrest
2019 elections between the rich and the poor –Amaechi
The real change we want to see in 2019 –MAN, ASUP, CACOL, Ex-NMA President, others
Ekiti athletes lament N15,600 NSF allowance
When I die, I’ll meet God a fulfilled man –Prof. Salami, VC, The Technical University
Military helicopters kill gang leader, bandits in Zamfara
2019: ASUU agrees to release striking members for election duties
Buhari, IG in closed-door meeting, day after due retirement date
Miyetti Allah asks FG to keep Atiku under surveillance
APC’s injustice will not stand in Ogun, says Akinlade
Don’t mock Ogun workers, APC tells Isiaka
Obasanjo will face prosecution if Buhari decides to probe power sector – Oshiomhole
Dino Melaye ‘slumps,’ taken to the hospital after arrest
Minimum wage: FG, organised labour meeting inconclusive
2019 elections between the rich and the poor –Amaechi
Ronaldo chills with Joshua in Dubai
Dino Melaye slumps at SARS HQ
Tamara and I had more than 10 sex tapes, Pastor Omatsola claims
Funke Akindele shares first photo of twin sons
I was under my enemies’ spell –Cleric who raped girl, five
Sales agent in court over missing N10.6m kerosene
We used proceeds of bank robberies to buy explosives –Suspected Boko Haram commander
Two sentenced to death in Ondo for armed robbery
Fake DSS officer obtains N3.1m from job seekers
Family accuses wife of killing husband, demands justice
Four workers nabbed in Lagos for foreigner’s death
I killed my boyfriend’s son after losing my womb to abortions, 20-year-old lady tells court
2019 elections and ‘enemies’ of ICT in Nigeria’s search for credible polls
My ambition is about rescuing Nigeria – Gbor, APGA presidential candidate
Know number of registered voters before promising your candidates million votes —Shehu Sani
Atiku’s candidacy, PDP’s greatest blunder – APC Rep candidate
Allow INEC and Amina Zakari to do their jobs, Lagos IPAC tells PDP
Customs generate N1.2tn, record 5,235 seizures in 2018
Azman Air Lagos-PH bound aircraft engine malfunctions mid-air
‘Dangote BlocMaster, best for construction in swampy areas’
Forex: CBN makes first intervention in 2019, injects $210m
Pirates kidnap crew members off Cotonou …anchor ship in Lagos
FG extends window for 50% reduction in business registration
When I die, I’ll meet God a fulfilled man –Prof. Salami, VC, The Technical University
My aspiration is to assemble vehicles in Nigeria –Aguebor, female mechanic
Only idle pastors predict politicians that’ll win elections – Mogekwu, Anglican Bishop of Asaba Diocese
Ethnicity causing division among actors – Fidelis Duker
Ekiti athletes lament N15,600 NSF allowance
Pogba set to miss Reading FA Cup tie
I didn’t expect we would be down by three goals in Aiteo Cup final – Ogunbote
Huddersfield sign Palace’s Puncheon on loan
Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open
I’m glad my skits appeal to elderly people too – Steve Chuks
Mimicking Davido the riskiest video we’ve shot –Ikorodu bois
There is a huge market for African songs in the UK –DJ Jibs
My voice once got me an instant job –Yemi Blaq
Nollywood actor, Gbenga Akintunde, dies at 47
I’ve never thought of bleaching, my complexion is a blessing –Bimpe Oyebade
Not forgiving Toyin Abraham, others was hampering my progress –Yomi Fabiyi
Scammed on the way to ‘canaan’: Victims of visa fraud share heartbreaking stories
Revealed: New tricks beggars use to milk Lagos residents
Amazing tale of four delta brothers that wedded six wives same day
Oil production cut, price drop threaten 2019 budget
Huawei demotes two employees for sending New Year tweet via iPhone
How to control what children see on smartphones
The ultimate cell phone buying guide (1)
Telecoms to drive financial inclusion, economy in 2019 — Experts
Elections: We need conversations, not sweet-nothings
Do wives need their husbands’ permission to spend their income?
Nine attitudes to imbibe to have successful year
The Nation
INEC to PDP, others: WE WON’T DROP ZAKARI as collation centre chair
Drama as Melaye surrenders to Police 1
Suspected Boko Haram commander opens up on BLOODY EXPLOITS
Minimum wage: FG, Labour meeting inconclusive
Campaign flag–off tragedy:Tears as eight PDP supporters are buried
Senate crisis: We ‘ve agreed on ceasefire – Ndume
Sack Amina Zakari from INEC, PDP tells NASS
Presidency: Zakari,not Buhari’s blood relation
‘Use your PVCs to end dismal PDP in Sokoto’
PDP not a threat to Buhari’s re-election — Keyamo
PDP is lying on restructuring , says Salvador
‘Election will be a referendum on Buhari’
Kings Cup: Musa excited to start 2019 with a bang for Al-Nassr
Ighalo attracts Southampton interest
Mikel announces departure from Tianjin Teda
LaLiga: Omeruo set for 10th start against Espanyol
Nwakali impressive in FC Porto B’s first win of the season
Efe Ambrose leaves Hibernian
BCN, Google partner for free Abuja Wi-Fi
Lufthansa Group appoints new GM Sales
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
Mother, children survive gas incident in Warri
‘Overhaul criminal justice system’
New Year’s resolutions couples should make for a stronger relationship
My frustration as a celebrated model – Gabby Ibeabuchi
Maintain industrial peace, health professionals tell FG
HIV/AIDS: Group seeks removal of ARV fee in 2019
The undying practice of female genital mutilation
At home with Dino’s kinsmen on New Year’s Eve

Dino Melaye Surrenders to Police
Buhari, IGP Meet in State House
Izu Ojukwu’s ‘Power of Oneness’ Reawakens Nigerians
Endorsement Galore for Jimi Agbaje
Another Appeal to President Buhari and His Supporters
Borno State Security Situation Getting Worse
Kaduna First Lady, Hadiza El-Rufai’s Inspiring Word
Burna Boy Shines with 2018 Burna Live Concert
Intrigues over Ogun APC Governorship Succession
Lekki Gardens: Court Fixes Date for Estate Distortion Suit
For Linda Ikeji, the Beat Goes On
Chelsea London Dry Gin Lights Up Barracuda
Peugeot Revisits History in Pickup Segment
Electric Jaguar I-Pace Voted Norway’s Car of The Year
Volvo Cars’ Award-winning Line-up Proves 3 Design Heads are Better than One
Lexus Embarks On High-Tech Road-Safety Project
BMW Models Enjoy Awards-rich Year in 2018
A Tribute to Leah Sharibu
Nigeria Needs Businessmen, Not Bureaucrats
How Accord Party is Changing Lives in Kwara State
Regina Chukwu: I Used to Sell Wares By Road Side… Now I Live a Better Life
Fall of Ngozi Olejeme


Minimum Wage: Crack In Labour As ULC Boycotts Meeting With FG
PMB, Amina Zakari Not Family Relations – Presidency
Army Kills 6 Terrorists, Deploys Special Forces To North East
Amina Zakari Not In Charge Of Collation Of Presidential Election Results
Dino Melaye Finally Surrenders To Police
Yobe Emir Tasks Politicians On Peaceful Election
PDP Not Alternative To APC In 2019 – Nasarawa Speaker
‘Africa Looks Up To Nigeria For Clearer Political Vision’
NANS Disapproves Ibadan Polytechnic Tuition Fee Increment
Oluwo Anchors Seminar On Foreign Trips For Nigerians
Late Ex-President Shagari Is Resting In Heaven – Emir Sanusi
Groom Yourself For Leadership, PMB Tells Nigerian Youths
BEDC Reconnects 42 Communities Across States Of Coverage
Customs Distributes Over 3000 Bags Of Rice To IDPs
PDP responsible for Nigeria’s current woes – Ameachi
NSE: Capitalisation Dips Further By N49bn
Govt. Disputes $600m Tax Refunds To Mining Firms
oNCAA To Probe Azman Aircraft Incident At PH Airport
Oil Price Rises By Over 1% On China-U.S. Trade Talks, OPEC Cuts
Buhari Is My Political Godfather – Gov. Lalong
PPC To Ease Lagos Taffic Problem, Female Guber Candidate Assures
Sharapova Suffers Injury Blow Ahead Of Australian Open
New Year Shocker: Nollywood actor, Akintunde dies of malaria
EDITORIAL: How Not To Fight Corruption
Oluwo Anchors Seminar On Foreign Trips For Nigerian
I Will Transform Yobe In 4 Years-Amb Damagun
B/Haram Attack: Don’t Leave Home, Gaidam Tells Residents
‘Take The War To Enclaves Of Boko Haram’
As Qatar Quits OPEC
Peperito Soccer Challenge 2019 Begins
Revolutionary ‘Breathalyser’ Could Speed Up Cancer Diagnosis

AVM Badeh’s Death: Why Do Govts Tell Lies
Oil Price Hits $58, Highest In 2019, As Saudi Arabia Cuts Output By 500,000 Bpd
KWARA BOAT MISHAP: Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq Brings Succour, Raises Hope Of Residents
A Family’s Suicide Mission
Educational Landmarks In Delta State
Buhari, IGP Meet Behind Closed Doors
Excited Nnewi Philanthropist Offers Quintuplets UK, USA Varsity Scholarships
Always Look At What’s Left On The Board
Shh! Buhari Didn’t Topple Shagari!
Dino Melaye And The Nigerian Big Man
My Life Is Not Normal
Plateau Community Where Natives Adore Grave Of Their Ancestors
Atiku Ready To Debate Buhari In Daura, Sudan Or Anywhere – Reno
How I Was Indoctrinated To Wage War Against Nigeria — Boko Haram Commander
Buhari doesn’t share family relationship with Amina Zakari — Presidency
Breaking: Dino Melaye surrenders
2019: The elite, thieves have ganged-up against APC – Amaechi
APC accused of bribing First Lady with campaign appointment
Politicians’ll twist my 2019 prophecies, says Adeboye
2019 Presidency: Buhari, Atiku combination very interesting — Ameh Ebute
Dino Melaye admitted in our hospital, in stable condition – Police
Ozekhome to lead legal fireworks for Senator Dino’s freedom
U20 AFCON: Aigbogun to release squad January 12th
Rohr uncertain over Mikel’s int’l future
Ofoedu sends tongues wagging in Israel
EPL: Pochettino targets top-four finish for Spurs
A family’s suicide mission
Plateau community where natives adore grave of their ancestors
Musicians that rocked the music scene in 2018 and why
Photos: Omotola Leads Partners In widows home make over
Renmoney rewards outstanding employees
Man kills mother in Enugu
Educational Landmarks in Delta State
When bus stop tears Ekiti communities apart

Daily Trust
Should someone who returns a misplaced valuable be rewarded?
Elections: The best way to choose candidates
Who said nothing has happened?
A memo to ASUU and FG negotiators (I)
The last minimum wage (2)
PPCO asks N/Assembly to prevail on Buhari to remove Zakari from INEC
BREAKING: At last, Dino Melaye surrenders to Police
‘Amina Zakari not in charge of collation of Presidential Election results’
APC Governorship candidate, Owan-Enoh to pay N30,000 to Cross Rivers workers
We want to handover power to the poor in Kwara – Amaechi
Benue gets new police commissioner
JUST IN: Melaye taken to hospital, in stable condition – Police
Makurdi is dirtiest state capital in Nigeria- Sen. Akume
Inside Amosun, Oshiomhole’s endless verbal war
‘With no stolen funds, we’ve changed Adamawa’s political landscape’
Kwara United FC unveils 18 new players
LMC insists on Jan 13 kick off date for NPFL
Roma’s Sadiq returns from loan spell with Rangers
Arewa Health: Funtua Blazes Trail
2019 and the Search for National Renewal
Police arraign 2 boys for stealing phone at Sabo
Police arrest 2 for allegedly beheading rice dealer in Osogbo
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
Black Panther’s Letitia Wright gets Bafta rising star nomination
Nigerian singers who have starred in movies
Burna Boy, Mr Eazi to make Coachella debut
NSCDC explores modern ways to fight black soot
Nigeria leads West Africa on biosafety
National Park to monitor migration of herdsmen
7 Zamfara lawmakers reject LG bosses tenure extension

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