News Headlines Jan 9 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 9 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
FG, labour sign pact, National Assembly to get minimum wage bill Jan 23
Tinubu attacks Atiku, says ex-VP not fit for President
CCTV footage exposes policemen who raided Lagos night club
Lagos APC rally: MC Oluomo stabbed as violence disrupts campaign
Why I haven’t fired service chiefs, acted on IG – Buhari
What are your expectations from govt in 2019?
Seasonal politicians mustn’t deliver Kwara to Lagos paymasters – Saraki
Lawyers clash in court over Ogun hijab crisis
PWDs get automatic employment in Edo
How Inlaks emerged as Temenos Learning Community Partner
Amaechi’s alleged audio won’t break APC — FG
Seven ways to avoid unnecessary bank charges
Air Peace begins demonstrations for international flights
Osun fuel attendant steals sales proceeds, defrauded by colleagues
Emirates woos tourists to Dubai shopping festival
Dana Air extends Heartland FC’s sponsorship deal
N277m fraud: Court orders EFCC to arrest Kwara Hotel’s ex-boss
Tears as NAF buries helicopter crash victims
Salah retains CAF best player award
Court jails 81-year-old ex-soldier 25 years for killing
Robbers attack Benue NLC chair, shoot wife
CCTV footage exposes policemen who raided Lagos night club
Again, gunmen abduct Ekiti council director, driver
Ambode arrests soldier, others for driving against traffic
25-year-old man nabbed for car theft in Niger
2019: Lawmakers allege fresh clampdown on opposition
Awujale sets agenda for APC gov candidate in Ogun
Transport workers assure police of peaceful atmosphere for elections
I’ll attract amenities to Anambra South, says Chris Uba
FBN MMF gets ‘Aa-(f)’ rating from Agusto
Investors lose N135.8bn as bank stocks, others dip
Tesco records share price increase
Air Peace begins demonstrations for international flights
Salah retains CAF best player award
Solari in the dark over VAR
Robben considers offers after Bayern exit
Mourinho the problem, not Pogba —Brother
Time our enemy, admits new 2019 AFCON hosts Egypt
Faithia Williams unveils new movie, website
‘King of Boys’, ‘Lion Heart,’ others emerge top 10 Nollywood movies in 2018
VIDEO: Church of Satan courts Christian Bale as actor praises Dark Lord for inspiration
Day journalists celebrated Gbemiga Ogunleye at 60
Hymnodia Season 1 takes off in Lagos
PHOTOS: D’Banj visits Ghana’s presidentq
Nigeria to hold international confab on Lassa fever
Cholera, Lassa fever killed 993 Nigerians in 2018 –Report
NMA worried about increase in number of quacks
Researchers discover tools to predict outbreaks of diseases
Adding music to PowerPoint presentation
Capital investment critical to technology growth in Nigeria― Cellulant
Sandbox, YuuZoo Group launch new mobile games
Editorial: The Ajaokuta Steel folly persists
2019 elections and the media
Jurisprudential cost of Amina Zakari’s appointment
But why was he missing from the bench (1)
Election and meaningless campaign slogans (2)

The Nation
Tinubu blasts PDP, Atiku
Ambode: Lagos deserves continuity
NAF helicopter crash victims buried in Abuja
Minimum wage Bill for transmission Jan. 23
Ambode arrests soldiers, others for driving against traffic 1l
Salah is Africa’s best
2019 polls …Power to youths, women
Ajibola mourns Pa Jimoh
Abiodun, Akinlade and battle for Oke Mosan Govt House
Restructuring not a one-bullet solution, says activist
Stakeholders endorse Isiaka as Ogun governorship candidate
‘Fayemi needs better House of Assembly’
‘National Assembly is clog in wheel of progress’
Violation of accord: Presidency drags PDP to Peace Committee
Timothy Weah joins Scottish premier league side Celtic
Swimming: Nigeria to attend World championship in South Korea
African coaches lack confidence declares Samuel Etoo
United Capital releases 2019 economic outlook
234Finance bridges skills gap with mentors match-up programme
Abraaj, C & I Leasing in $10m debt-to-equity deal
Embrace innovation, SON urges farmers
Pension complaints and solutions
INTELS empowers fresh batch of 92 women
Heavy traffic back in Lagos
Residents accuse woman of blocking Aguda canal
Workers dupe employer of N10.6m
Bribe- seeking cop shoots two drivers in Kogi
Court remands 48-year-old for attempted kidnapping
Two men docked for robbing man of motorcycle
Akwa Ibom begins construction of 60 modular classrooms
Workshop: Filmmakers, security agencies praise NFVCB
High moments, winners at Golden Globes Awards
R.Kelly: Accuser dares singer to take lie detector test
‘Pray for Marvin’, Don Jazzy asks fan
Lagos launches Reality TV to showcase emergency rescue operations
Oyo state rebuilds Ayefele’s Music House
Louis Odion: Finally, the Buhari effect
Editorial: The jobless 20.9m
Gbemiga Ogunleye at 60

ThisDay
Buhari: I Have No Blood Relationship with Amina Zakari Denies nominating her for INEC job during Jonathan’s regime
Shettima Meets Buhari, Weeps over Boko Haram’s Siege to Borno
IPI, NPAN, NGE Rap Military over Harassment of Daily Trust
The Relevance of Education in a Mixed-up World
THREAT TO PRESS FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY
Funding Education as Electoral Issue
MUCH ADO ABOUT REFINERIES’ UPGRADE
FG Guarantees 540mw Kano-QIPP Power Purchase Agreement
Nigerian’s Producer Responsibility Organisations to Help Curb Environmental Pollution
Ugwuanyi Deserves Second Term, Says Ex-Gov Nwodo
Onnoghen Swears in Abba Aji as Justice of Supreme Court
* Warns lawyers, judges to be diligent with cases
AIG Lakanu is New Force Secretary
Violence Disrupts APC Campaign Flag-off in Lagos
NHRC Condemns Invasion of Daily Trust Newspaper by Military
Robbers Attack Benue NLC Chairman
LP Government will Create Factories in 16 Kwara LGs, says Aremu
Royal Father Urges Ezekwesili to Rescue Nigeria
Too Close for Comfort
LATEST EDITORIAL: MUCH ADO ABOUT REFINERIES’ UPGRADE

The Sun
3 shot dead, journalists hit, many injured at Lagos APC rally
Minister opens up on IGP’s tenure, Amaechi, Amina Zakari
Ibadan mayhem: Olubadan, chiefs talk tough
World Bank revises downward global economic growth to 2.9%
Tears as NAF buries helicopter crash officers in Abuja
Minimum wage controversy: FG surrenders, to transmit bill Jan 23
Buhari serves debtor govs red card
Ibadan mayhem: Olubadan, chiefs talk tough
INEC expresses concern over uncollected PVCs
NDLEA arrests 23 drug suspects in Kano
AfDB approves $14.12m to facilitate Nigeria’s ATI membership
New APGA’ll vote for PDP in 2019 – Obi
2019: Alarm bell rings as Jonathan’s kinsmen allege ex-president, wife working for opposition
PDP legal adviser in Sokoto, others defect to APC
Atiku, Useni ‘ll end Buhari’s deceptive govt, Jang, Mantu boast
Rivers APC primaries nullification: We’ll appeal court verdict, Amaechi’s faction vows
FG should use reserves to reduce borrowing
Egypt named as the hosts of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
Shagari: Beacon of service
Ohanaeze Youth and their bizarre requests
Return to Egypt, remain in the wilderness or…
Nigeria’s rising unemployment figures
Elections: PDP has violated peace accord agreement – Presidency
Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil crimes in 2018 says UN
FAAC plans fresh guidelines for remittance, withdrawal from ECA
PDP’s fortunes in Ekiti dim as Olujimi inaugurates parallel Atiku campaign council
Excitement as Christ’s School Class of ’87 holds family reunion
Obi: The storm is over
Osinbajo and the 2023 presidential poll
Tribute to Shehu Usman Shagari
NDLEA arrests 23 drug suspects in Kano
AfDB approves $14.12m to facilitate Nigeria’s ATI membership

Daily Trust
Remo Stars keen to return to NPFL
Abraham rejects Wolves to stay at Villa
Is Rotimi Amaechi a wailer?
Adieu, Aisha Lemu
Pepe returns to Porto
Strike: FG releases N15.4bn to ASUU
Minimum wage: NLC protests nationwide
2019: INEC rules out additional polling units
S/Court justices must be prepared to work – CJN
AIG Lakanu appointed Force secretary
Benue: 2 females, 30 other gov’ship candidates sign peace pact
S/Arabia sets March 3 deadline for request of hajj airlift slots
Military siege on Daily Trust will be resolved through dialogue – FG
Gunshots at Lagos APC rally as 63 parties endorse Sanwo-Olu
‘Jonathan not supporting opposition candidates’
Bagudu’s wife begins door to door campaign in Kebbi
NSE: Market capitalisation loses N136bn
FG Okays Kano’s 540mw electricity project
SAHCO’s IPO ends today
Three journalists sustain gunshot wounds at Lagos APC rally
Commotion brings Lagos APC flag-off campaign to abrupt end
Commuters stranded over gridlock near APC campaign venue
PVC not AK47
Alex Badeh…Warrior from the border hills
Ponderable issues of 2019
To protect and defend us
To keep China one
Coup: Buhari calls for respect for democracy in Gabon
2 suspects killed, 7 captured in failed Gabon coup attempt
Police declares NURTW leader, Seigo, wanted
4 killed in cult clash in Edo
Kidnappers abduct director, driver in Ekiti
Editorial: That failed coup in Gabon
Alhaji Shehu Shagari [1924-2018]
Minimum Wage: Shehu Sani joins NLC in peaceful rally
Ben Bruce: Police holding Dino in unhealthy circumstances
4 major controversies that shaped Kannywood in 2018
Minimum Wage: Oyo workers insist on N30, 000 for national unity
Kogi LG workers, govt differ over salary payments
Saraki releases N16.9m for LG salary arrears
‘Limited protectionism will further boost agribusiness’
Wheat farmers speak on challenges of 2018, expectations of 2019
…in Benue, Kano, Nasarawa fake inputs others marred 2018
Unprecedented judicial events of 2018
Python Dance III: CSO challenges suit against Army’s operation
‘Lack of platform, awareness responsible for low pro-bono culture’

Vanguard
Cargo Scanners Slow Customs Airport Operations
Elections: Why We Won’t Transmit Results Electronically —INEC
We’ll Reject Buhari, Other Leaders Who Reject N30,000 Minimum Wage —Labour
Bombing Of Conoil Facility By Supposed Militants A Hoax
INEC Can’t Conduct Credible Polls—A-Ibom Elders
Zenith Bank To Intensify Presence In Retail Segment – Amangbo
Daily Trust Bureau Chief Regains Freedom
CNPP Pooh-Poohs Owan-Enoh’s Adoption In Cross River
Jigawa: How Not To ‘Help’ Orphans
ICT 2018, 2019: Glorious Past, Challenging Future
Sultan Of Sokoto, Others Caution Politicians, Preach Religious Tolerance
Major Political Parties Guilty Of Destructing Campaign Billboards, Says Abia CP
Why Nigerians Are Losing Faith In Public Institutions —Wike
Omatsuli’s Trial Adjourned Till Feb 11
It’ll Be Difficult For APC To Win In Delta, Says Onuesoke
How 2019 Presidency Divided Igbo Leaders
Why Discussion On Truck Acquisition Loan Is Stalled — AMATO
Leave Buhari, family alone, face your crumbling campaign, FG tells Atiku, PDP
Anyone with information on shady deals involving my wife, son should publish it — Buhari
Why I have not changed service chiefs – Buhari
THE DAILY TRUST SIEGE: NPAN, Guild of Editors, Atiku, Labour condemn action as Army explains self
ASUU strike: FG approves over N35.4bn, to resume talks on Thursday
‘President Buhari enjoys acceptability across party lines’
PDP, Atiku know Buhari is honest – Osinbajo
INEC to transmit election results manually
Breaking: Mohamed Salah wins CAF African Player for 2018
Defoe eager to create ‘something special’ with Gerrard at Rangers
Ronaldinho leaves footprints in Maracana Hall of Fame
Breaking: Super Falcons win CAF Women’s Team for 2018, Mauritania for men
Mexico name Argentina’s Martino as coach
Lagos launches reality tv show on rescue operations
Court jails man 3 months for stealing 650 blocks
Akeredolu commended over proposed maritime studies
Lending a helping hand gives me joy – Monarch
ICT 2018, 2019: Glorious past, challenging future
Health: There’ll be no corruption in use of N55bn BHCPF, Buhari assures Nigerians

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