News Headlines Nov 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Metele base attack: Probe military budget now, groups, opposition parties, tell Buhari
Visa-seeking Nigerian students lament sad experiences at US embassy
Atiku’ll carry out responsibilities with dignity — Obasanjo
Never again will Nigeria be governed by opportunists — Oshiomhole
As Baba Go-Slow embraces Mr Clueless
Oversight largesse divides senators, committee chairmen
Strike: FG, ASUU hold another crucial meeting today
2015: Obama’s video broadcast violated Nigeria’s sovereignty –Ozekhome
Metele base attack: Probe military budget now, groups, opposition parties, tell Buhari
Dealers beat family members over missing hemp in Ondo
PDP challenges Buhari to debate with Atiku
Gang rapes 13-year-old virgin while unconscious
Group faults APC, PDP policy documents
Jonathan, Ortom congratulate Atiku at 72
Gowon urges Christians to fight extremists with love
2019 polls, another game of integrity and performance test – Ex-Speaker
Ibadan estate residents cry out over planned army invasion, demolition
Kidnapping syndicate demands N35m ransom, member dies during gun battle
Travel consultant defrauds US visa-seeking customers
We rape female victims who have no money – Robbery suspects
Fire guts Lagos warehouse, destroys goods
Rivers building collapse survivor recounts miraculous escape
Traders count losses as fire guts Funtua market
Mind your language, Abiara tells politicians
Ex-Akwa Ibom governor faults automatic tickets for politicians
APC urges members to embrace peace committees
e-Dividend mandate: Unclaimed dividends now N60bn
Fresh trouble for Nigeria as oil price plunges
Nigeria Commodity Exchange moves to reduce N2.7tn post-harvest losses
Postal commission bill threatens 100,000 courier jobs– LCCI
Kaduna got over N13.5bn under FG’s social investment programme – Finance minister
FMBN, presidential panel to recover N43bn from debtors

I almost quit Eagles during NFF leadership crisis – Rohr
Insurance, seven others for promotion to NPFL
Emery expects more from Arsenal after Bournemouth win
Tanzanians hopeful of AFCON ticket – Amuneke
AWCON: Dennerby expects exciting s’final clash against Cameroon
Sevilla beat Real Valladolid, go top of La Liga
Davido, Falz win big at AFRIMA in Ghana
Shock is different from its daily use
Telcoin partners Jumia to enhance service, efficiency
Nigerians embrace digital solutions to manage travel – Report
Editorial: Autonomy for LGAs, farce in a federation
Reliability and the pendulum of carpet crossers
The wrong way to defend the naira
University of Ibadan and irony of fate

The Nation

Naira stable despite campaign spendings
Oshiomhole: Obasanjo planning to rule by proxy
Air Force steps up action against Boko Haram
Boko Haram: Nigeria, Chad Defence ministers to meet
N23b bribe: EFCC clears 15 INEC officials
Lagos Airport not attacked by terrorists, say FAAN, Air Force
2019: Southwest may lose out as Southsouth lobbies PDP, Atiku for SGF slot
NCAA cautions pilots, airline operators on flights in adverse weather
Buhari, Service chiefs meet over soldiers’ killings
Catholic bishop decries IPOB’s call for boycott of 2019 polls
Prices of selected food stuff increased in October – NBS
15 cow traders die in auto crash in Kebbi
Buhari directed us to campaign on issues — Sen. Enang
Operators hail Obaseki’s sand mining reforms
Police begin trial of killer cop in Bayelsa
Mooy scores twice as Huddersfield move off the bottom
Aubameyang’s goal earns Arsenal win at Bournemouth
Iwobi Shines in England after Helping Nigeria Secure AFCON Ticket
ACCW: First Bank wins bronze again
New dawn in Osun
How far can Agbaje go?
Agbaje decries police role in Akwa Ibom crisis
Ford begins production of Ranger engine
Oil marketers fret over assets forfeiture to banks
Nigerian equities lose N2.04 trillion
Davido, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Betty-G win at AFRIMA
World record breaker Dj Blinky drops ‘Kolombo’
I don’t want to die with my talent, says Australia-based singer
Sanwo-Olu’s positives
Kindness: What goes around…!
Adebule, Islamic cleric, ex-VC proffer solution to poverty, insecurity
Psychiatrist decries silence of victims, families on rape cases
Our plan for Arepo’s growth, by CDA
Police begin trial of killer cop in Bayelsa

The Sun

Police, IPOB clash: IGP orders recovery of snatched weapons
Collapsed 7-storey building: Wike orders arrest of owner
Kaduna gets N13.5bn SIP fund – Minister
15 traders die in Kebbi auto crash
Air force bombards terrorists’ camps
2019: PDP challenges Buhari to debate with Atiku
Gowon warns Christians against revenge attacks
2019: Politics of restructuring may not attract electoral value – Sani, ACF scribe
Atiku/Obi can’t stop APC in 2019 – Onuigbo, party chieftain
2019: Nigerians won’t trade Buhari’s integrity for Atiku’s business acumen – Bamisile, S’West Coordinator
2019: APC North West women, youth leaders vow to deliver 15m votes to Buhari
It’ll be disastrous to elect APC, PDP again – Gbor, APGA candidate
Kaduna gets N13.5bn SIP fund – Minister
WWI anniversary: Folly of Europe’s new nationalism
Still on Igbo survival in Nigeria
Ode for the Nigerian soldier
When you discover the Holy Spirit
How to manifest God’s glory – 2
Season of blueprints
Hausa Muslims stop following my page, Instagram s*x therapist cries out
Use prayer not violence, retaliation to resolve Nigeria’s problems, says Gowon
Politicians must care for Nigerians, not just their allowances – Cardinal Onaiyekan
Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate
JUST IN: EU leaders endorse Brexit deal
Personality of the Week: Goodluck Jonathan
Big toll as ASUU strike lingers
Steve Ayorinde: Lagosians’ll celebrate Christmas with four new theatres
A Ghanaian Nuance in Lagos
Excitement as Ereko traders get new leaders
In Plateau, calm gradually returns to villages invaded by herdsmen
Lagos councillor stages quiz competition for Oke-Ira
Obasanjo, Jonathan, governors, converge in Yola for Atiku’s turbanning
Ikeogu Oke, winner of 2017 NLNG Prize, is dead

Daily Trust

Land grabbers invasion: Residents appeal for Oyo govt, police intervention
Osinbajo, Ambode to grace Ikeja Golf Club’s 50th anniversary celebration
‘Ambode won’t leave behind uncompleted projects’
On the kinky matter of artificial intelligence-inspired robot prostitution
Why your phone battery loses charge after one year
Fashola inspects 215 megawatt Kaduna power plant
Abia youths insist on Kalu for Senate
PDP challenges Buhari to a debate with Atiku
Political parties demand sack of service chiefs over killings
Politicians must care for Nigerians, not just their allowances – Cardinal Onaiyekan
NYPF to honour Imam Abdullahi Abubakar, Okowa, Danjuma, Ikpeazu, others
2019: Don’t be deceived by empty promises, cleric tells Nigerian
15 Kebbi cattle traders die in trailer accident
President Buhari directed us to campaign on issues — Sen. Enang
heanacho suffering from ‘lack of self-confidence’, says Rohr
Adeagbo begins training towards Beijing 2022
Army concludes NASFEST competition in Port Harcourt
Prices of selected food stuff increased in October – NBS
Again, NCAA warns pilots, airline operators over harmattan haze
TCN restores Funtua substation electricity after Kano DisCo fire

Eight missing campaign promises
His transition hours
Minimum wage: In praise of CBN
Why Oshiomhole should be supported to reform APC
UGANDA: 29 die as party boat capsizes
FRANCE: ‘Shame’ on violent protesters, says Macron
MALI: Top jihadist killed in French raid – army
Editorial: Averting a CSM epidemic
On the kinky matter of artificial intelligence-inspired robot prostitution
Minister lists risk of unregulated technology influx
We’ve right to embark on strike –Judiciary workers
NIGCOMSAT workers issue 7-day strike ultimatum over conditions of service
PSI decries poor working conditions of Nigerian workers

Tribune

APC, a party of deceivers, blindfolded Nigerians into poverty—Atiku
EU leaders okay Brexit deal with UK
Nigerians benefitting from ongoing infrastructural development nationwide ― Buhari
Fresh fears as ISWAP recruits more fighters
MASSOB Leader, Madu, condemns Igbo govs visit to Buhari
States to compete for planning support at the 2018 Niger Delta development forum
Police confirm officer killed, 33 IPOB members arrested, to be prosecuted for murder
PH collapse building: Wike directs setting up of commission of inquiry

Nigerians benefitting from ongoing infrastructural development nationwide ― Buhari
Edo PDP chairman calls on Buhari to sign amended electoral act
Over N7billion spent to beef up security in unity schools ― FG
Gunmen kill 2 cops, cart away rifles in Delta
I will give women 35 per cent if elected in 2019 ― People’s Trust presidential candidate
EDITORIAL: Yet another rapist father
Empowering women can revitalise our nation
Global support will end violence against women
Jonathan’s My Transition Hours and its controversies

ThisDay

LCCI Kicks against Postal Commission Bill 2018
Gowon Expresses Fear over Killings, Bleak Economy
A Rash of Judgements Blights Party Nomination Process
APC North-east Governors Endorse Buhari for Second Term
13 Alleged Cult Members Killed in Benue
• Police confirm nine deaths, arrest 13 NCAA Warns Pilots, Airline Operators against Hazardous Weather
Gumi Warns FG against Continuous Detention of El-Zakzaky
APC Accuses Atiku of Soliciting for Foreign Financiers
W’Bank: Nigeria’s Fiscal Deficit May Widen
Fire Razes 350 Shops in Katsina
Collapsed Building: Wike Orders Arrest of Owner, Sets up Commission of Inquiry
South-east Govs to Buhari: We Need Service Chief from Igboland
Winner of N37m NLNG Prize, Oke, Dies
Thebe Ikalafeng to Speak at AAAN 2018 LAIF Awards Seminar
Metele Attack: SERAP Writes Buhari, Seeks Probe of Military Spending
Experts Search for Sustainable Solution to Climate Change
2019: Action Aid Faults Atiku, Buhari’s Policy Documents
Group Plots to Capture Votes for Buhari in Delta
Akume Condemned Over Visitation to President Buhari
All Promises, No Strategy
AKWA IBOM AND THE ROAD TO WARSAW
NCAA Warns Pilots, Airline Operators against Hazardous Weather
GTBank Unveils New Shopping, Lifestyle App
GMC Funds Nigerian Diagnostic Start-up
Trustfund Unveils New Corporate Identity
May & Baker Nigeria’s N2.45 Billion Rights Issue Closes Wednesday
NBCC to Hold Annual President’s Dinner
AWCON 2018 ‘Expect Best Super Falcons’ Game against Cameroon’
50th Asoju Oba Cup Serves Off Today as Players Begin Hostilities
NOC to Hold Elections in Adamawa
Aubameyang Winner Extends Arsenal’s Unbeaten Run
Rohr: Super Eagles Job, Most Challenging in My Coaching Career
IN DEFENCE OF BLESSING ODAMA
LATEST EDITORIAL: THE MINIMUM WAGE CONTROVERSY

Leadership

2019: Northern APC Govs Promise Bloc Vote For PMB
European Union Leaders Endorse Brexit Deal
NAFDAC Groans Under Poor IGR, Obsolete Equipment
PMB Mourns General Abba Kyari’s Demise
After Metele Attack, Nigerian War Helicopters Strike B/Haram Targets
Boko Haram: Commander Charges Troops To Be Combat Ready
Atiku Turbaned 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate
Woman Dies After Failed Plastic Surgery
NNL Congress Wants Gombe, Kogi Utd, Others Promoted To NPFL
Should Civil Servants Participate In Partisan Politics?
The Perils Of Selling The Family Silver
Ronaldo Strikes Again As Juve Brush SPAL Aside
Iheanacho Lacks Self-confidence — Rohr
FCT Minister Reaffirms Commitment To Hosting NSF 2018
29 Killed As Uganda Party Boat Capsizes On Lake Victoria
TSA implementation And Matters Arising
PMB Harps On Unity As MIGA Games Begin In Kaduna
Key Points In The EU-UK Brexit Agreement
Don’t Sell Off NNPC, Group Tells Atiku
Devolution Of Powers Essential Tool For National Development – Obasa
Why CBN Maintains Status Quo On Monetary Policy Rates – Experts
‘How Nigeria Can Solve Challenges Of Poor, Unreliable Internet Services’ NCAA Cautions Airline Operators, Pilots On Weather Condition
NASCON Allied Industries’ New Products To Boost Profitability
Delta Central Leaders Endorse Omo-Agege For 2nd Term
Can Ogbuorji Stop Umahi From Returning To Ebonyi Govt House?
Ezekwesili Decries Killings Of Soldiers By Boko Haram
Kaduna: el-Rufai Will Roundly Defeat Opposition In 2019 – Sani
NNL Congress Wants Gombe, Kogi Utd, Others Promoted To NPFL
FCT Minister Reaffirms Commitment To Hosting NSF 2018
EDITORIAL: Why The People Must Hold Their Leaders Accountable
TSA implementation And Matters Arising
Imolites And Promise Of Hope
Al-Makura @ 66: Beyond The Applause
The Perils Of Selling The Family Silver
Rivers: Wike Orders Probe Of Collapsed Building
Bayelsa, Delta Flood Victims Get Chevron’s Relief Materials
Air Force Threatens To Revoke School Contracts
Nigeria’s Digital Switch Over And Issues At Stake
Atiku Abubakar: The Turbanning Of The Peoples’ Waziri
Itakpe Train Service Begins Operation Today
FAAC, Bonds Coupon Inflow To Boost Liquidity
11 Plc Re-launches Aviation Fuel Business

The Guardian

Barons unleash terror on farmer’s household over missing bags of Indian hemp
First paediatrician, Winifred Kaine, dies at 85
One dies as Lassa fever infects three
Pressure on Buhari to probe military spending
Don’t retaliate against killings, Gowon urges christians
Buhari urges athletes to unite Nigeria with sports
Labour cancels planned strike in Ondo as governor pays six-month arrears
Come clean on travel ban to U.S., APC tells Atiku
We don’t have parties with clear philosophy, says cleric
APC chieftain urges Amosun to resolve Ogun crisis
Foundation unveils book to curb corruption, improve governance
Imo REC leads campaign for collection of 500,525 PVCs
Asoju Oba Cup 50th anniversary serves off today at Teslim Balogun Stadium
Abuja, Abeokuta join International Marathon
With first half done, Gernot Rohr seeks glorious encore
Family honours Justice Elias in memorial soccer fiesta
Akeredolu gets festival torch, pledges support for sports growth
Adamawa to host NOC election in December
It’s insulting for PDP to seek return to power, says Ekiti ex-speaker
Southeast’s dilemma versus North’s 2019 cabal politics
Don Jazzy Is Thirty-Six Today!
Editorial: Making Africa investment-friendly
Effective time and team management in business
Accenture urges Nigeria to leverage innovation for productivity, growth
Operators raise alarm over shortage of liquidity inflow in stock market
NCC initiates blueprint for ICT research, development
Food supplies, election spending remain threat to price stability
Waiting for Atiku’s women
Corruption fight: Widening stride and nettlesome results
Asset recovery and 2019 elections
What shapes our attitude to History?
Aspirin, omega-3 may reduce cancer risk
How insect-derived antibiotic strips bacteria of their defences
Diabetes, insulin use to rise by 20% in 2030, global study predicts

New Telegraph

New Telegraph Exclusive: PDP govs, leaders work for Buhari’s re-election
Banks jittery as MTN, others veer into mobile banking
33 IPOB members to be arraigned for murder, terrorism –Police
Thrills and frills of New Telegraph Awards 2018: That refreshing Osoba, OGD’s reunion
Why I’m eyeing the Senate, by Ukachukwu
The Mount Zion Mission gets new General Superintendent
Group appoints CEO for Nigeria
Firm names new director
Edo sports commission boss lauds Owan Unity Cup’s organiser
Give me staff of office, Olukere appeals to Ekiti govt
NOC holds elections in Adamawa
SIP: Perfect collaboration for enhanced penetration
INEC: 120,486 PVCs yet to be collected in Ebonyi
NAF bombs Boko Haram’s location, convoys
Ondo court resolves 100-year-old land dispute
Nigeria’s mobile subscribers less than 100m – Report
Hijab crisis: UI International School reopens today
Gowon: Nigeria needs prayers more than ever
NCAA warns pilots, airlines over adverse weather conditions
Ochanya: Wife of alleged serial rapist arrested
Drug barons attack family over missing hemp
Kidnapper killed after abducting DSP
Outrage as mother dumps one-month-old baby in dustbin
Five jailed for attempt to abduct, sell four-year-old
Building collapse: Seven labourers still missing
Vote-buying: The bug spreads ahead 2019
Monday Interview: Obasanjo, ex-Generals gang-up against Buhari’ll fail, says David-West
Gowon: Nigeria needs prayers more than ever
NCAA warns pilots, airlines over adverse weather conditions
Traumatic childhood increases risk of psychotic experiences
Edo sports commission boss lauds Owan Unity Cup’s organisers
NOC holds elections in Adamawa Knocks trail proposed 28-team NPFL season
I almost quit Eagles job during NFF crisis –Rohr
EDITORIAL: Minimum Wage: Labour’s race against the clock
Ondo court resolves 100-year-old land dispute
Ex-VC, Nigerian Breweries know fate November 30 over ‘fake’ product
Court bars Osun from installing monarch of Eko Ajala
Isa: Our refinery project ’ll conserve Nigeria’s FX
Traumatic childhood increases risk of psychotic experiences
We’ll deliver North Central votes to Buhari – Kogi gov
Rising against police parade of suspects
Paris Club refund: Labour shelves strike in Ondo

Vanguard

Nigeria Must Invest In Human Capital Development — AMCON MD
Naira Depreciation To Persist As Political Campaigns Pressure Forex Market
Sell Pressure To Intensify This Week As Investors Lose N139bn
N-Delta States To Compete For Logistics Support At Devt Forum
2019: Senate Leader Dismisses PDP’s Chances
Return To Land Of Our Birth
Human Capacity Devpt In Banks Very Vital – Sekibo
Attacks: SERAP Urges Buhari To Probe Military Spending
Reps Angry Over High Number Of Uncompleted Projects In N-Delta
That Invasion Of Akwa Ibom State Assembly
Fears As S-East Govs Shun Atiku’s Installation
Reactions Trail Delta Killings By Ritualists, Yahoo Yahoo Boys
Ogbemudia Consels Politicians On Campaign Violence
SEC Partners CAC To Boost Trading In Unlisted Securities
Afreximbank Gets Euro200m Loan From EIB To Boost Jobs, Climate Across Africa
Don’t Ignore Weather Predictions, NCAA Warns Pilots, Airline Operators
Osinbajo To Declare Open ASEA’s 22ND AGM, Conference Today
Normalcy set to return to Akwa Ibom House as police lift siege
We are not going to beat people to vote for us — Sen. Enang
Buhari meets Service Chiefs over Boko Haram’s onslaught in Metele
2019: Atiku won’t disappoint, Obasanjo assures Nigerians
Obasanjo, Jonathan, Sambo, others, grace Atiku’s turbaning
Robert Mugabe paralysed: Mnangagwa
Davido, Tiwa Savage, Falz shine at AFRIMA, Ambode, Chaka Chaka honoured
I was surprised that Buhari’s party members wanted to bring his govt down – Akpabio
How ‘Ambulance Robbers’ caught Ekiti unawares, killed three policemen, one bank customer – Residents
Ogbemudia counsels politicians on campaign violence
Support group hails Atiku’s plan, blasts APC
Rivers APC crisis unnecessary—Abe
Kwara South: Confusion envelopes Ahmed’s Senate bid
AWCON: Cameroon can’t stop us from final — Falcons coach
Wuraola Golf: Ade-Ojo, Aderinto promise more next year
PSG lead race to sign De Gea
Sevilla go top of La Liga after narrow win over Real Valladolid
Five things we learned from the Premier League
AFRIMA : Mr P dedicates award to family, fans, othersNigeria must invest in human capital development — AMCON MD
There’s hope for devt of education in Nigeria —Proprietor
We’ll deliver major ongoing projects on schedule, Lagos assures residents
NCC to run DBI as ICT innovation research hub

News Headlines Nov 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Obanikoro, wife, son recover N500m houses, land from EFCC
Melete attack: Terrorists ambush evacuation troops, seize gun trucks, captain
We studied hard not to beg for jobs – UI First Class twins in Law
APC accuses Saraki of plotting to stop Kwara Rep’s inauguration
Nigeria, where nobody is in charge
Rejection drove me into underwear business – Omotosho
Nigeria may break up without restructuring –YCE scribe, Olajide
Clash of date with Wizkid’s show can’t affect mine – Olamide
Olujimi is the undisputed leader — Oluwatuyi
Jonathan was incompetent but I supported him – Balarabe
Outrage as policeman kills Bayelsa varsity student
My cabinet, the best in Nigeria’s history – Jonathan
I’ll scrap EFCC, ICPC – Presidential candidate
Police arrest Delta girl, 14, for stabbing dad to death
I don’t regret resigning as Tinubu’s deputy —Senator Bucknor-Akerele
Pastor Tunde Bakare, wife all over each other
I didn’t pay or lobby for awards, says Efe Irele
Aggrieved APC chiefs dare NWC, refuse to withdraw suits
Outrage as policeman kills Bayelsa varsity student
Five bodies recovered from Rivers collapsed building
350 shops, N350m goods razed in Funtua fire
Edo links death of two to yellow fever
Abducted Plateau monarch regains freedom
Disquiet in prisons over unpaid promotion arrears
Woman impersonates former first lady, swindles governor
PDP fuelling Anambra Assembly crisis to impeach Obiano —APGA
Civil society knocks el-Rufai on Muslim-Muslim ticket
Atiku’s alleged endorsement divides Adamawa IPAC
N60bn revenue shortfall affects power distribution — Discos
BPE dispels rumour of Discos’ licence renewal
Calls for deregulation of Nigeria’s fuel market persist
FG, Volkswagen begin talks on automobile hub
Microfinance banks’ll solve financial challenges of low-income earners – Joda
Get governance right, you’ll curb corruption, insecurity — Duke
Fayose is still in charge – Oguntuase
I’ve never said I was called to Bar in Nigeria, but UK –Atunwa
Fayemi receives National Sports Festival Unity Torch
Ronaldo scores 10th Juve goal in SPAL defeat
Tottenham end Chelsea’s unbeaten start
Man United booed at Old Trafford after Palace stalemate
Falcons hammer E’Guinea 6-0 …set up Cameroon s’final clash
Oshoala happy to break scoring duck
End SARS campaign affected my music – Yomi SARS
How my twin brother and I escaped death – DJ Kaywise
Marriage can’t stop me from acting – Chinenye Uyanna
Meghan, Prince Harry move to Windsor ahead of baby’s arrival
Shock is different from its daily use
Vitiligo difficult to treat but not contagious – Expert
Dubious Sokoto parents devise novel ways to frustrate anti-polio fight
4G not economically viable in Nigeria, others — Experts
Editorial: Taming violence in 2019 elections
Affording minimum wages
After the film festival, what next?
Leaders need not be better than followers
Should couples keep secrets from one another?

The Nation

Kwara gov drops Senate ticket under pressure
Boko Haram: Buhari expresses shock over Metele massacre
Sultan: Christians, Muslims have no preferred candidates for 2019 polls
Rivers collapsed building: 100 victims still trapped
Outrage in Bayelsa as policeman kills 300 level varsity student
ROBERT MUGABE CRITICALLY ILL, UNABLE TO WALK
Orthopaedic surgeons tasked to comply with global practices
Mr. and Miss Hallmark to emerge
Babcock holds matriculation
Ex-judge, three SANs, others behind plot to ‘neutralise’ Orji Kalu, group alleges
Donli’s Naptip: Confronting the scourge against humanity
Church to hold annual programme
Chivita ice tea wears new look
‘2019 elections: The world is watching Nigeria’
Jonathan wrong to blame the north for his 2015 political failure – ACF chieftain
Thomas Dennerby: ‘My Thailand home, best place for relaxation’
JUNIOR LOKOSA: Mum is my pillar of support
Ibrahimovic drops bombshell: ‘I am my God…who is God?’
Super Falcons go goal crazy wallop Equatorial Guinea 6-0
Zlatan Ibrahimovic eyes six-month return to San Siro
Confederation cup: Rangers eye three points in Cathedral opener
‘I want to see more Niger Delta youths play golf’
Sultan: Christians, Muslims have no preferred candidates for 2019 polls
2019: Katsina APC’s simmering crisis
Fears over Imo APC as Okorocha, Uzodinma fight dirty
Why rice smuggling may not stop
Do credit guarantee schemes encourage banks to lend to SMEs?
IMC practitioners urged to adopt local narratives for brand building
Mr. Eazi launches ‘emPawa’ to aid budding African acts
Kene Mkparu attends Emerging Cinema Market Conference in Turkey
AMC revs up African movie production with launch of AMCOP
OYSACA target 15,000 for free HIV screening
Kindness: What goes around…!
Troops nab notorious gun runner in Niger
Fifteen escape death by whiskers
Anambra bachelor killed seven days to wedding
Cleric hands over baby abandoned in church to police
Benin Monarch shuns UNIBEN honourary award

ThisDay
Buhari Expresses Shock over Killing of Soldiers in Metele, Says Nigeria Will Prevail over Boko Haram
155 Rehabilitated ex-Boko Haram Fighters Set for Release into Society
Credible Election: We Will Hold Buhari to His Word, Says Sultan
Offa Robbery: The More You Look, the Less You See, the More Confused
Security Implications of International Migration and the Challenge of Management and Regional Integration
Mobolaji Lawal: Devaluation of Naira is Killing the Economy
To Oil the Wheel of Progress…
Fixed Income & Currency Turnover Drops 19.81% in October
• Market records N1.17trillion year-on-year increase
Why MPC Holds Policy Rates Again
Shinning the Light on West Africa’s Oil and Gas Shipping Prospects
Ease of Doing Business: Nigeria’s Outlook Bright with Reforms
BOB-NOSA UWAGBOE’S OBITUARY AND THE SOBERING REALITIES OF THE TIMES
For Bolaji Alonge, Beauty is in the Lens of the Beholder
AFCON 2019: Rohr Sets S/final Target for Super Eagles
Super Spurs Thrash Sarri’s Chelsea 3-1
Ghana 2018: Falcons Pummel E/Guinea, Face Cameroon in S/Final
Hamilton Takes Pole at Abu Dhabi GP
As Senate Tackles Boko Haram, House of Representatives Harass Osinbajo
Still on Ogun APC Gubernatorial Primary
Ilorin Emirate Council Endorses Kwara PDP Guber Candidate
Ease of Doing Business: Nigeria’s Outlook Bright with Reforms
International Dimension Elevates NCAC’s Arts Expo

The Sun
Why I look up to Agbani Darego – Daniella Orumwense, world beauty pageant contestant
I’ll allow credible elections in 2019, says Buhari
Army dismisses B’Haram video on killing of soldiers
FG duty-bound to develop South East – Osinbajo
2019: Anxiety as CUPP begins search for joint presidential candidate
Slain soldiers: Buhari talks tough, says Nigeria’ll conquer Boko Haram
Anambra: Police, IPOB disagree over alleged killing, injuring of officers
FG plotting state of emergence in our state- A’Ibom elders
Why Obama meddled in Nigeria’s 2015 polls – Prof Onuoha
Ndigbo mourn first Paediatrician, Prof. Winifred Kaine
Bayelsa CP orders arrest of trigger-happy cop
2019: Igbo in Lagos to streamline candidates for common front
2019: Our stand on Buhari, Atiku – Miyetti Allah boss, Bodejo
How marginal oil field producers can survive in Africa- expert
Capital Market Report : 2019 elections shape market indices
Afreximbank posts $546.6m gross profit
Ohuabunwa condemns neglect of internal audit practice in W‘ Africa
Telecom regulator charges operators on code of corporate governance
Godin: AC Milan has more chances than Juve
Mbappe compares self to football playing Manga
Neymar fights for fitness
Burnley has helped me fall back in love- Lennon
Lagos set to inaugurate Boards of 40 Sports Associations
ACCW: First Bank survives FAP, plays Ferroviario in semi final
Eriksen underpaid compared with midfield rivals
Inter rivals Juventus for Pogba
Reps: APC’s battle to retain majority status
Nigerians want issues-based 2019 politics
Now, I know how to wake my sleepy brain
Searching for APC’s ‘massive infrastructure’ in South East
Why we don’t pay ransom to kidnappers – Bishop John Namawzah Niyring
Okwudili Umenyiora celebrates 40 with lavish bash
Billionaire, Kola Daisi, buries wife in grand style
FUTA graduates 206 first class as 4,800 pass out
Book Review: Panegyrics for the comforter: Rich Man Who Cries for the Poor
PPG award winner, Daniella Soje, to empower kids
Ritual killings: Group urges Gov Okowa to live up to responsibilitie

DAILY TRUST

Nigeria will prevail over B/ Haram – President
Boko Haram kidnaps 15 girls in Niger Republic
NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Edo
We’ll hold Buhari to his words on credible elections -Sultan
I had wonderful working relationship with my former deputy – Tambawal
Price of diesel increased in October – NBS
We’ll hold Buhari to his words on 2019 elections, says Sultan
Don’t purchase forms for ‘fake’ financial grants, Atiku warns
We’ll enforce free movement without compromising national security – NIS
Bayelsa youths protest killing of varsity student by police officer
2019: How A/Ibom Assembly became a battlefield
2019: Meet the newcomers who may change the tide
The politics that cost Saraki Kwara by-election
Super Falcons wallop Equatorial Guinea to clinch AWCON semi-finals ticket
Keffi Ranch Polo 2018: Keffi Ponys, Kaduna Profile upbeat for encore
Rocking P wins U.S. Open Women’s Polo championship
NANS threatens to shut down customs over foodstuffs meant for IDPs
Weeks after disruption, Lagos restores water supply to residents
Nigeria, Where Nobody Is In Charge
All about Boko Haram
The campaigns have begun so what’s on offer?
Editorial: Next Level or Making Nigeria Work
Bambara nut: Wonder crop getting little attention
‘Our maize varieties are 3-way hybrids’
Controlling post-harvest losses through adopted techniques
Why FG must raise education budget – Igbinedion
Yola shuts down as AUN celebrates founders’ day
18 battle for Miss Nigeria beauty pageant
The world’s highest-paid women in music 2018
Review: 11 reasons why Brymo’s Osó is 2019’s best album
Kwara govt commissions N6.5bn Ilorin water project
FG flags off dualization of Keffi-Makurdi expressway
Activists barricade Environment ministry over delay in Ogoni cleanup
Forgery: Again, UniJos Registrar testifies against Plateau lawmaker

Tribune

Atiku, MKO ushered in Nigeria’s democracy ― Gbenga Daniel
By-election: APC victory has revived Kwara South liberation struggle ― ADC
African Democratic Party (ADC) in
‘PDP, IPOB, Boko Haram, all three acting a script’
BREAKING: Army releases 154 former Boko Haram members into society
Bachelor murdered seven days to wedding in Anambra
Igbinedion, Prof Abdullahi task government on lingering ASUU strike
Refund over N40bn spent on Federal road projects in my state, Obiano tells FG
They want to substitute my name, Delta Reps candidate raises alarm
2019 presidency: Youths, students back Duke, Gabam candidacy
Day Nollywood made giant strides with new Yoruba series, Alagbara
By-election: APC victory has revived Kanu’s escape: Fear grips Abaribe, Fani-Kayode, file joinder in suit seeking their prosecution
Akinlade is Ogun APC governorship candidate, Amosun’s aides insist
How I will take over the industry —Chibichan
Baba Sala’s burial begins with music concert Nov 29
Ooni of Ife, Oba Elegushi, Sanwoolu, Agbaje, KSA, others for Baba Sala’s symposium
Handshake across history? (I)
How we can solve Lagos problems with creative inventions —Sanwo-Olu
A’Ibom Assembly crisis: Setting the tone for titanic PDP, APC clash in 2019

Leadership

INEC Beams Searchlight On Campaign Funding
Christian, Muslim Leaders Not Supporting Any Candidate – Sultan, CAN
.5m People Suffering From Sickle Cell In Kebbi
Obj’s Son Leads Pro-PMB Youth Organization
Akwa Ibom Gets New Commissioner Of Police
Troops Arrest 20 Suspects, Recover Arms, Ammunitions In Kogi
Army Arrests Notorious Gun Runner In Niger
Despite Blowing Whistle On Subsidy Scam, Lawmaker Demanded Bribe – Otedola
Okowa Hails Atiku At 72, Say He’s A Great Patriot, Man Of Faith
Tottenham Ends Chelsea’s Unbeaten Run
Toothless Man Utd Held By Palace At Home
Of Oshiomhole’s Incarceration And Security Checks On Atiku
Ghana 2018: Falcons Whitewash E’Guinea, Set Up Cameroon Semifinal Clash
‘The August Meeting’ Relives Aba Women’s Riot In Abuja
oKunle Afolayan, Busola Dakolo Dazzle Students Of Ilorin
KSA, Bola Are, Pasuma, Others For BabaSala Mega Concert
How APC Is Tackling Poverty
Ghana 2018: Falcons Whitewash E’Guinea, Set Up Cameroon Semifinal Clash
Oshiomhole Wants To Bring Back Supremacy Of The Party – Lame
Government Should Inject Fresh Funds For Innovative Research In Agriculture Sector – Obi
Konga Debuts iTEC Smart TV In Nigeria
Tradermoni: Poverty Alleviation Or Political Tool?
Airtel’s SmartRecharge Adjudged ADVAN Campaign of the Year
Issues As APC Tows Peace Path
Why We Had Crisis In Taraba APC – Yusuf
Between Buhari’s Next Level And Atiku’s Making Nigeria Work Again
Driving Financial Inclusion through Customer Protection
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EDITORAL : Ensuring Safety Of Monarchs
Thoughts from your Favorite Gentleman Corp Member
The August Meeting’ Relives Aba Women’s Riot In Abuja
Nigerians Give Birth To Seven Million Children Yearly – DG, NIMC
Chuka Umunna: A Member Of British Parliament
2019: PDP, APC Have Equal Chances – Zarewa
Dearth Of Skilled Artisans And Challenges Of Housing Development
I Have No Regret Reforming NOUN – VC
Operation 777: Support For Military Grows Amid Public Anger Over Metele Massacre
Money Laundering: Professional Bodies Deny Facilitation of Illicit Financial Flows
Atiku Answer To PMB’s Non Performance-APA

The Guardian

EU leaders approve ‘tragic’ Brexit deal
Why 14 million primary school pupils are shut out
Slump in oil price threatens government’s economic forecast
Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate
Fire guts Zenith Bank Ilupeju
$2.7bn rail concession deal: GE withdrew from transport business
Russia accuses Syria rebels of ‘chlorine’ attack
Chad president in first-ever visit to Israel
Protest in Myanmar’s Rakhine state opposes Rohingya return
Pochettino lauds Son’s impact
Neymar and Mbappe could be fit to face Liverpool
Bayern chief Hoeness attacks players after Dusseldorf fiasco
Henry gets first Monaco win as PSG tighten grip on Ligue 1
Ronaldo, Mandzukic on target as Juventus ease past SPAL
Nigeria meets Cameroun in semi finals
How NURTW found it’s ways back into Ondo politics
Akeredolu’s blue print to progress in Ondo
Success of Emmanuel in 2019 is not in man’s hand- Inyang-Eyen
Once again, Mimiko alters game in Ondo senatorial race
Davido, 2Face, Falz, Tiwa Savage Win Big At AFRIMA 2018
White Chyna And Other Happenings Of The Week
Oby Ezekwesili: For The Love Of Nigeria
Emotions: How To Manage Envy
Editorial: Reproachful power outage at Lagos airport
Nollywood isn’t ‘cinematic,’ and that’s ok
Day Anglican priests lay siege to Anambra Government House
For peace to reign, government must respect extant laws – Ezike
Democracy goes on trial in police court
Before NASS creates 80 varsities, Polys and COEs.
Strikes, protests demonstrations against ourselves
On government’s lethargy and labour’s vigour
Nigeria’s Davido wins AFRIMA artist of the year
When global poets dazzled on Lagos stage at LIPFest 2018
Marketing ‘Lagos culture season’ calendar to boost tourism as Art Festivals end
Jerry Alagbaoso: Dramatist in search of a new socio-political hygiene – Part 1
Fight childhood pneumonia with immunisation, exclusive breastfeeding
Eating early, good oral hygiene help in treatment of stomach, mouth ulcers
Expert warns on adverse effects of skin bleaching, lightening
Power of the mind – The inevitable panacea to man’s problems (VI)

Vanguard

Cultism: Journalist Alerts On Increasing Involvement Of Female
2019: Edo Only Female Candidate Seeks Equal Opportunities
IOC Chief Voices Concern Over Extreme Heat In 2020 Olympics
LAGOS 2019: Sanwo-Olu Steps Out With Conviction
Ezekwesili Mourns Fallen Soldiers, Calls For Death Figures
FG Can’t Destroy Biafra By Force —- Bishop Enyioha
Group Declares 7–Day Mourning For Nigerian Soldiers Killed By Boko Haram
2019: Buhari’ll Get Over 50 Percent Votes In Delta, BSO Boast
2019: Atiku’s Faith In Democracy ’Ll Work For Him, Says Frank
$2.7bn Rail Concession Deal: GE Withdrew From Transport Business
Ohaneze In Cross River Installs Governor Ayade Eze Igbo
Winners Emerge In Peakline 5-Aside Football Competition
Police Smash Kidnapping Syndicate In Lagos
PDP Chieftain Blasts APC Led FG Over Failed Promises
Police Sergeant Killed In Ughelli As Gunmen Ambush Police Dragon Team
Jonathan, Uduaghan Meet In Warri
“If you are not ready to hear the truth, don’t come to my palace!”
2023 Presidency: Nobody can stop the Igbo when the time comes — E.K. Clark
2019 PRESIDENCY: Why the Fulani do not trust Igbo – General Gbor, APGA presidential candidate
We the Fulani are no killers or trouble makers but the cheated tribe of Nigeria – Emir of Keffi
2019 elections: Worried UN meets Buhari, PDP Chairman; convenes meeting of ‘respected voices’
Obasanjo can’t manage opposition – Kukah
Metele attack : Surviving soldiers send SOS to Buhari
Buhari shocked over Metele Boko Haram Attackk, vows Nigeria will prevail
2019: My candidacy, hope for new Nigeria – Atiku
The story of Nigeria is identical to that of Israel – Jonathan
We will hold Buhari responsible on his words – Sultan
2019: IPOB declares readiness to boycott polls with march in 11 states
Presidential debate: Hope party flag-bearer ready for Buhari, Atiku
IOC chief voices concern over extreme heat in 2020 Olympics
Winners emerge in Peakline 5-Aside football competition
Rohr: I’ll field my best players against Seychelles
Ebuehi fit for Seychelles clash
Nigeria’s Young emerges kick-boxing world champion
Davido, Tiwa Savage, Falz shine at AFRIMA, Ambode, Chaka Chaka honoured
Ex-Miss Nigeria urges aspirants to focus on missions, visions
Top 10 most viewed videos on YouTube 2018
Bring the country’s looters to justice, I Go Dye writes Buhari
My take on single girls dating married men – Dayo Amusa
FIRS: Making National, Regional and Global Impact
I want to be a Neurosurgeon, Okeke, Science wizkid tells Ugwuanyi
We’ll bring governance to your doorstep, Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians
Spectrum delays may hit 5G roll out, GSMA warns
‘How beans treated with Sniper kill slowly’

News Headlines Nov 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Obanikoro, wife, son recover N500m houses, land from EFCC
Melete attack: Terrorists ambush evacuation troops, seize gun trucks, captain
We studied hard not to beg for jobs – UI First Class twins in Law
APC accuses Saraki of plotting to stop Kwara Rep’s inauguration
Nigeria, where nobody is in charge
Rejection drove me into underwear business – Omotosho
Nigeria may break up without restructuring –YCE scribe, Olajide
Clash of date with Wizkid’s show can’t affect mine – Olamide
Olujimi is the undisputed leader — Oluwatuyi
Jonathan was incompetent but I supported him – Balarabe
Outrage as policeman kills Bayelsa varsity student
My cabinet, the best in Nigeria’s history – Jonathan
I’ll scrap EFCC, ICPC – Presidential candidate
Police arrest Delta girl, 14, for stabbing dad to death
I don’t regret resigning as Tinubu’s deputy —Senator Bucknor-Akerele
Pastor Tunde Bakare, wife all over each other
I didn’t pay or lobby for awards, says Efe Irele
Aggrieved APC chiefs dare NWC, refuse to withdraw suits
Outrage as policeman kills Bayelsa varsity student
Five bodies recovered from Rivers collapsed building
350 shops, N350m goods razed in Funtua fire
Edo links death of two to yellow fever
Abducted Plateau monarch regains freedom
Disquiet in prisons over unpaid promotion arrears
Woman impersonates former first lady, swindles governor
PDP fuelling Anambra Assembly crisis to impeach Obiano —APGA
Civil society knocks el-Rufai on Muslim-Muslim ticket
Atiku’s alleged endorsement divides Adamawa IPAC
N60bn revenue shortfall affects power distribution — Discos
BPE dispels rumour of Discos’ licence renewal
Calls for deregulation of Nigeria’s fuel market persist
FG, Volkswagen begin talks on automobile hub
Microfinance banks’ll solve financial challenges of low-income earners – Joda
Get governance right, you’ll curb corruption, insecurity — Duke
Fayose is still in charge – Oguntuase
I’ve never said I was called to Bar in Nigeria, but UK –Atunwa
Fayemi receives National Sports Festival Unity Torch
Ronaldo scores 10th Juve goal in SPAL defeat
Tottenham end Chelsea’s unbeaten start
Man United booed at Old Trafford after Palace stalemate
Falcons hammer E’Guinea 6-0 …set up Cameroon s’final clash
Oshoala happy to break scoring duck
End SARS campaign affected my music – Yomi SARS
How my twin brother and I escaped death – DJ Kaywise
Marriage can’t stop me from acting – Chinenye Uyanna
Meghan, Prince Harry move to Windsor ahead of baby’s arrival
Shock is different from its daily use
Vitiligo difficult to treat but not contagious – Expert
Dubious Sokoto parents devise novel ways to frustrate anti-polio fight
4G not economically viable in Nigeria, others — Experts
Editorial: Taming violence in 2019 elections
Affording minimum wages
After the film festival, what next?
Leaders need not be better than followers
Should couples keep secrets from one another?

The Nation

Kwara gov drops Senate ticket under pressure
Boko Haram: Buhari expresses shock over Metele massacre
Sultan: Christians, Muslims have no preferred candidates for 2019 polls
Rivers collapsed building: 100 victims still trapped
Outrage in Bayelsa as policeman kills 300 level varsity student
ROBERT MUGABE CRITICALLY ILL, UNABLE TO WALK
Orthopaedic surgeons tasked to comply with global practices
Mr. and Miss Hallmark to emerge
Babcock holds matriculation
Ex-judge, three SANs, others behind plot to ‘neutralise’ Orji Kalu, group alleges
Donli’s Naptip: Confronting the scourge against humanity
Church to hold annual programme
Chivita ice tea wears new look
‘2019 elections: The world is watching Nigeria’
Jonathan wrong to blame the north for his 2015 political failure – ACF chieftain
Thomas Dennerby: ‘My Thailand home, best place for relaxation’
JUNIOR LOKOSA: Mum is my pillar of support
Ibrahimovic drops bombshell: ‘I am my God…who is God?’
Super Falcons go goal crazy wallop Equatorial Guinea 6-0
Zlatan Ibrahimovic eyes six-month return to San Siro
Confederation cup: Rangers eye three points in Cathedral opener
‘I want to see more Niger Delta youths play golf’
Sultan: Christians, Muslims have no preferred candidates for 2019 polls
2019: Katsina APC’s simmering crisis
Fears over Imo APC as Okorocha, Uzodinma fight dirty
Why rice smuggling may not stop
Do credit guarantee schemes encourage banks to lend to SMEs?
IMC practitioners urged to adopt local narratives for brand building
Mr. Eazi launches ‘emPawa’ to aid budding African acts
Kene Mkparu attends Emerging Cinema Market Conference in Turkey
AMC revs up African movie production with launch of AMCOP
OYSACA target 15,000 for free HIV screening
Kindness: What goes around…!
Troops nab notorious gun runner in Niger
Fifteen escape death by whiskers
Anambra bachelor killed seven days to wedding
Cleric hands over baby abandoned in church to police
Benin Monarch shuns UNIBEN honourary award

ThisDay
Buhari Expresses Shock over Killing of Soldiers in Metele, Says Nigeria Will Prevail over Boko Haram
155 Rehabilitated ex-Boko Haram Fighters Set for Release into Society
Credible Election: We Will Hold Buhari to His Word, Says Sultan
Offa Robbery: The More You Look, the Less You See, the More Confused
Security Implications of International Migration and the Challenge of Management and Regional Integration
Mobolaji Lawal: Devaluation of Naira is Killing the Economy
To Oil the Wheel of Progress…
Fixed Income & Currency Turnover Drops 19.81% in October
• Market records N1.17trillion year-on-year increase
Why MPC Holds Policy Rates Again
Shinning the Light on West Africa’s Oil and Gas Shipping Prospects
Ease of Doing Business: Nigeria’s Outlook Bright with Reforms
BOB-NOSA UWAGBOE’S OBITUARY AND THE SOBERING REALITIES OF THE TIMES
For Bolaji Alonge, Beauty is in the Lens of the Beholder
AFCON 2019: Rohr Sets S/final Target for Super Eagles
Super Spurs Thrash Sarri’s Chelsea 3-1
Ghana 2018: Falcons Pummel E/Guinea, Face Cameroon in S/Final
Hamilton Takes Pole at Abu Dhabi GP
As Senate Tackles Boko Haram, House of Representatives Harass Osinbajo
Still on Ogun APC Gubernatorial Primary
Ilorin Emirate Council Endorses Kwara PDP Guber Candidate
Ease of Doing Business: Nigeria’s Outlook Bright with Reforms
International Dimension Elevates NCAC’s Arts Expo

The Sun
Why I look up to Agbani Darego – Daniella Orumwense, world beauty pageant contestant
I’ll allow credible elections in 2019, says Buhari
Army dismisses B’Haram video on killing of soldiers
FG duty-bound to develop South East – Osinbajo
2019: Anxiety as CUPP begins search for joint presidential candidate
Slain soldiers: Buhari talks tough, says Nigeria’ll conquer Boko Haram
Anambra: Police, IPOB disagree over alleged killing, injuring of officers
FG plotting state of emergence in our state- A’Ibom elders
Why Obama meddled in Nigeria’s 2015 polls – Prof Onuoha
Ndigbo mourn first Paediatrician, Prof. Winifred Kaine
Bayelsa CP orders arrest of trigger-happy cop
2019: Igbo in Lagos to streamline candidates for common front
2019: Our stand on Buhari, Atiku – Miyetti Allah boss, Bodejo
How marginal oil field producers can survive in Africa- expert
Capital Market Report : 2019 elections shape market indices
Afreximbank posts $546.6m gross profit
Ohuabunwa condemns neglect of internal audit practice in W‘ Africa
Telecom regulator charges operators on code of corporate governance
Godin: AC Milan has more chances than Juve
Mbappe compares self to football playing Manga
Neymar fights for fitness
Burnley has helped me fall back in love- Lennon
Lagos set to inaugurate Boards of 40 Sports Associations
ACCW: First Bank survives FAP, plays Ferroviario in semi final
Eriksen underpaid compared with midfield rivals
Inter rivals Juventus for Pogba
Reps: APC’s battle to retain majority status
Nigerians want issues-based 2019 politics
Now, I know how to wake my sleepy brain
Searching for APC’s ‘massive infrastructure’ in South East
Why we don’t pay ransom to kidnappers – Bishop John Namawzah Niyring
Okwudili Umenyiora celebrates 40 with lavish bash
Billionaire, Kola Daisi, buries wife in grand style
FUTA graduates 206 first class as 4,800 pass out
Book Review: Panegyrics for the comforter: Rich Man Who Cries for the Poor
PPG award winner, Daniella Soje, to empower kids
Ritual killings: Group urges Gov Okowa to live up to responsibilitie

DAILY TRUST

Nigeria will prevail over B/ Haram – President
Boko Haram kidnaps 15 girls in Niger Republic
NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Edo
We’ll hold Buhari to his words on credible elections -Sultan
I had wonderful working relationship with my former deputy – Tambawal
Price of diesel increased in October – NBS
We’ll hold Buhari to his words on 2019 elections, says Sultan
Don’t purchase forms for ‘fake’ financial grants, Atiku warns
We’ll enforce free movement without compromising national security – NIS
Bayelsa youths protest killing of varsity student by police officer
2019: How A/Ibom Assembly became a battlefield
2019: Meet the newcomers who may change the tide
The politics that cost Saraki Kwara by-election
Super Falcons wallop Equatorial Guinea to clinch AWCON semi-finals ticket
Keffi Ranch Polo 2018: Keffi Ponys, Kaduna Profile upbeat for encore
Rocking P wins U.S. Open Women’s Polo championship
NANS threatens to shut down customs over foodstuffs meant for IDPs
Weeks after disruption, Lagos restores water supply to residents
Nigeria, Where Nobody Is In Charge
All about Boko Haram
The campaigns have begun so what’s on offer?
Editorial: Next Level or Making Nigeria Work
Bambara nut: Wonder crop getting little attention
‘Our maize varieties are 3-way hybrids’
Controlling post-harvest losses through adopted techniques
Why FG must raise education budget – Igbinedion
Yola shuts down as AUN celebrates founders’ day
18 battle for Miss Nigeria beauty pageant
The world’s highest-paid women in music 2018
Review: 11 reasons why Brymo’s Osó is 2019’s best album
Kwara govt commissions N6.5bn Ilorin water project
FG flags off dualization of Keffi-Makurdi expressway
Activists barricade Environment ministry over delay in Ogoni cleanup
Forgery: Again, UniJos Registrar testifies against Plateau lawmaker

Boko Haram kidnaps 15 girls

Just In: Boko Haram kidnaps 15 girls

Boko Haram terrorists:kidnap 15 girls in neighbouring Niger
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 15 girls overnight in a village near Toumour, southeastern Niger, the local mayor said on Saturday.

Boukar Mani Orthe, the mayor of the town in Niger’s Diffa region near the border with Nigeria, said about 50 unidentified armed men seized the girls in a village about nine kilometres from the town centre.

On Thursday suspected Boko Haram fighters killed eight people working at French drilling company Foraco’s water well site in Toumour.

Boko Haram has been waging an insurrection since 2009 aimed at establishing an Islamic state in northeast Nigeria. It has launched repeated attacks into neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

The violence has killed thousands of civilians and forced millions to flee their homes in the large Lake Chad basin region.

Kidnapping of schoolgirls has been a Boko Haram horror mark, since its fighters in 2014 kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, in Nigeria.

It also staged this year, another major kidnap of schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe state.

In Mali, French forces said they “put out of action” some 30 Islamist militants, possibly including veteran Malian jihadist leader Amadou Koufa, during a raid in the central Mali region of Mopti.

The French army, which has about 4,500 troops in West Africa battling Islamist militants, did not specify whether the jihadists had all been killed or taken prisoner. The operation took place with air support on Thursday night, it said.

“At this stage of the evaluation of the operation, it appears that about 30 terrorists were put out of action,” the army said in its statement on Friday, adding that Koufa and other prominent militants were probably among them.

Koufa, a radical preacher, inspired the Massina Liberation Front (MLF), a group blamed for a wave of attacks that has shifted Mali’s six-year-old Islamist insurgency from the remote desert north ever closer to its populous south.

Credit: NAN

Super Falcons whip Equatorial Guinea 6-0 to qualify for AWCON semi-finals

Nigeria’s Super Falcons whip E/Guinea to AWCON’s semi-final

A hat-trick from Asisat Oshoala helped Nigeria’s Super Falcons to a 6-0 whipping of Equatorial Guinea to advance to the semi-finals of the 11th African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Ghana.

The Super Falcons progressed with South Africa, which drew 1-1 with Zambia to top Group B.

On Friday, hosts Ghana were sent packing from the competition , finishing third in Group A as Mali made a first-ever semi-finals appearance after six attempts.

Group leaders Cameroon who finished with seven points joined Mali with six points to the next round.

Ghana who obtained four points and Algeria with no point are eliminated after three matches each.

Cameroon drew 1-1 with Ghana while Algeria succumbed to a 2-3 loss to Mali in their last group games played simultaneously at the Accra Sports Stadium and Cape Coast Stadium respectively.

Guarding against Fraud in Banking System

Guarding against Fraud in Banking System

James Emejo and Nume Ekeghe write on the need to adopt measures to address online fraud and encourage financial inclusion

In August 2017, a Nigerian bank was defrauded by one of its clients. The client, one of the petroleum marketing and distribution companies, which also runs a hospitality business, applied for three point of sale (PoS) terminals to facilitate payments by customers at its fuel stations. The bank availed the company two terminals.

Later in the year, the company requested that the PoS terminals issued to them be re-configured for ‘online card-less entries’ (Card-Not-Present – CNP), which the bank granted but only one of the terminals was re-configured.

The ‘online card-less entries’ (Card-Not-Present – CNP) service is normally provided to hospitality businesses, where customers can call to make reservations while providing their card details.

The company claimed most of its clients are foreigners who call to make reservations.
However, soon after granting the service, a high volume of ‘Card-Not-Present’ transaction totalling N908,271,096, was said to have occurred through the PoS device, using foreign-issued credit cards. Upon suspicion of fraud by the bank, the PoS was deactivated. The transactions were later flagged as fraudulent and chargebacks were filed by the card issuers, but unfortunately, the funds had been transferred to various accounts in other banks.

Subsequently, the bank requested the client to provide documentary evidence of service delivery to the customers who purportedly used the cards, but the client could not produce such evidence.
This above story was narrated by the Director, Insurance & Surveillance Department at the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Mr M. Y. Umar, during a recent workshop for financial journalists and select civil society organisations organised by the corporation in Benin, Edo State recently.

The story highlighted one of the biggest challenges in the country’s financial system today -fraud.
Based on data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, while the country continues to experience growth across payment channels, commercial banks in the country lost a total of N12.06 billion to fraud and forgeries in the first six months of 2018.

The CBN disclosed this in its ‘Draft 2018 Half Year Economic Report’ that was posted on its website recently.
According to the report, there were 20,768 reported cases of fraud and forgery (attempted and successful), valued at N19.77 billion in the review period, compared with 16,762 cases, involving N5.52 billion and US$ 0.12 million in the corresponding period of 2017.

“The actual loss by banks to fraud and forgery, however, amounted to N12.06 billion, compared with the N0.78 billion and US$0.03 million, suffered in the first half of 2017.

“The reported fraud and forgery incidences were perpetrated by both bank staff and non-bank culprits. The cases involved armed robbery attacks, fraudulent ATM withdrawals, draft defalcation, illegal funds transfer, pilfering of cash, stealing, suppression and conversion of customers’ deposits,” it had explained.

Reducing Financial Fraud
Umar, believes that with the advent of ICT, online crime has come to stay.
“It is difficult to successfully run/operate major businesses, financial, medical, academic, transport, agriculture, manufacturing, mining, etc without the use of computers along with related software,” he said, noting that cyber-criminals are also always trying to improve their nefarious skills.

According to a Director, Consumer Protection, CBN, Mr S.K. Salam-Alade who was represented by Mr. Josephe Attah, the high incidence of fraud is usually as a result of weak security infrastructure in financial institutions and insufficient internal controls.
Furthermore, he attributed the development to the naivety of the average bank customer.

And, apart from the huge financial loss to consumers, financial institutions and the economy, online fraud also damages the financial system’s reputation, increases the risk of participating in its offerings. This, “threatens the attainment of the financial inclusion target of 20 per cent inclusion by 2020,” the CBN Director said. To combat the problem, he advised financial institutions to invest in the latest security technology solutions and effective communication of anti-fraud measures.

For Umar, continuous capacity building for end users, cooperation between actors/players, establishment of institutional framework for coordinating cyber security issue/efforts and review of related bills to further strengthen cyber security are essential.

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In addition, he said continuous public awareness and campaigns to educate the general public and the enforcement of the cybercrime laws should help to reduce online fraud.
He also called on the office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) to play a more active and leading role in the fight against the economy’s bottom-line.

Also, the Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat, at CBN, Mrs Temitope Akin-Fadeyi, who also spoke at the workshop, urged media practitioners to collaborate with financial regulators in the country to educate depositors on financial literacy and inclusion.

Akin-Fadeyi, who was represented by Mr Joseph Attah, a member of the Financial Inclusion Secretariat, CBN, said, educating depositors remains a collective responsibility of all.

According to her, there is a growing perception by Nigerians that it is the sole responsibility of the regulators to educate depositors on financial inclusion. However, she said it was important for media practitioners to fully understand the concept of financial inclusion.
Akin-Fadeyi, therefore, urged journalists to partner with the regulators to properly educate Nigerians to ensure increased participation of financial inclusion in the country.

Improving Financial Inclusion
The incentives to fight fraud in Nigeria are numerous. But a very important one is the campaign to improve the number of people who engage actively with the country’s financial system. The more fraud that exists in the system, the less people will be convinced to join the financial inclusion train.
The National Financial Inclusion Strategy was launched in 2012 with the overall target of increasing adult financial inclusion to 80 per cent in 2020.

As at 2016, progress has been made with the percentage of adult Nigerians having access to formal financial services increasing from 36.3 per cent in 2010 to 48.6 per cent in 2016, while the percentage of adult Nigerians having access to bank accounts increased from 30 per cent in 2010, to 38.3 per cent in 2016.

According to the CBN official who gave a presentation on financial inclusion, the prospects for reaching 80 per cent inclusion is high with the presence of a formidable governance structure, a shared agent network expansion project with target of 500,000 agents by end 2019, target setting for states and financial service providers, a revised capital base for microfinance banks, the introduction of Payment Service Banks and the commitment of stakeholders and opportunities for partnerships.

Sustaining Digital Banking
Meanwhile, the Head, Digital Service Management, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Mrs Chioma Mbanisi, reiterated the importance of digital banking in the country.

Mbanisi said the importance of digital banking cannot be overemphasised and should be further encouraged among Nigerians.
“The digital option is indeed radically better than the physical one and should be utilised, especially in this era,” she noted.
“Ideally, it allows instant access, extreme convenience, trial and tracking options, vast reach, offered to people at lower cost and automatic record keeping.”

However, Mbanisi, pointed out, although the means of banking transactions are advancing from an orthodox way to a more digitised way, there are still some challenges.

“To the traditional customers, mature citizens or bank customers that are “technologically challenged”, digital can be a nightmare because they feel that they are at the mercy of a bewildering maze of computer servers, gadgets, bots, jargons, channels,” she said.

“Imagine engaging a bank’s contact centre and talking to a chatbot that does not understand why you are worked up and is consistent in giving you programmed responses?”
Mbanisi, also said the use of digital banking had led to disloyalty by banks customers, cybercrimes, regulatory complaints, lack of trust, lack of technology and the challenge in the use of technology.

Besides, she said that digital banking could pose challenges to employment level in the country.
This, Mbanisi explained could cause bank staff to lose their jobs as a result of the advent of automated machines replacing human beings in the future.

Still, the benefits of digital banking, she stressed, reduces cost of transactions and makes banking convenient. She advised banks needed to keep pushing the boundaries of innovation if they are to capture more Nigerians into the banking industry.
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How to attract bank funding to your business

How to attract bank funding to your business

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja

Ask any entrepreneur what is the biggest challenge in running his business and he will be quick to tell you that it is finance. This is because in recent times, finance has been identified as one of the most important factors that determine the growth and survival of any business.

Access to finance allows an entrepreneur to undertake productive investments, expand the business and also acquire the latest technologies, thus ensuring the business competitiveness.

Experts contend that a poorly functional financial system could seriously undermine the macroeconomic fundamentals of a country, thereby resulting in lower growth in income and employment.

Despite their dominant numbers and importance in job creation and poverty reduction, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, have, traditionally, face difficulties in obtaining formal credit from banks.

This is because the maturities of bank loans that are extended to MSMEs are often limited to a period far too short to pay off any sizeable investment.

Moreover, banks in many developing countries have traditionally lent overwhelmingly to the government and other multinational companies, which offered less risk and higher returns

For instance, in recent times, figures released by the Central Bank of Nigeria had indicated that the flow of credit from banks to MSMEs had not been encouraging.

This underscores the reason why the apex bank in a bid to improve access to affordable financing for MSMEs last year directed all Deposit Money Banks to contribute five per cent of their Profit After Tax annually to finance the sector.

Based on official statistics from the Bank of Industry, the funding gap for MSMEs is estimated at about N700bn.

Despite this huge funding gap, the MSME sector has provided employment to an estimated 60 per cent of the Nigerian workforce, thus making the sector the highest employer of labour.

The sector has not only created employment, it has also perform other vital roles such as accelerating rural development; stimulating entrepreneurship; mobilising private savings and harnessing them for productive purposes; and contributing to domestic capital formation.

Despite its various contributions to the economy, the major challenge facing many small and medium scale entrepreneurs still lies in the task of getting the needed funding for their businesses.

Besides funding, the growth of this sector according to experts has been hampered by low access to local markets, poor access to credit; poor information flow; discriminatory legislation and poor access to land.

Others include weak linkages with other business along the value chain; weak skills, knowledge, attitude and safety measures as well as lack of efficient hard infrastructure such as power, roads, and energy

But these according to experts could be overcome if these operators of MSMEs understand how to take advantage of micro-credit policies.

They said that since the financial sector is an evolving market, there is need for entrepreneurs to be abreast of various policies being unveiled from time to time by both operators and regulators of the banking sector.

For instance, most microfinance banks have various units and products that could assist in boosting the activities of MSMEs.

SMEs could benefit from MFBs by being brought into the financial cycle through inclusion into the financial system.

To be able to access bank loans, there is also the need for the business to be registered as an entity with the Corporate Affairs Commission.

Equally important is the need to have a mission and a vision statement that would drive the effective implementation of the strategic objectives of the business.

Experts also said that a key factor that would determine the granting of credit by banks to any business is the level of proper book keeping.

They said this is vital because without it, attracting the interest of banks in areas of funding might be difficult.

A finance expert, Mr. Seun Onatoye stated that there “is a need for entrepreneurs to have bankable projects in order to enjoy credit facilities from banks.”

Onatoye, a Chartered Accountant, also noted that “there is a need for an entrepreneur to have integrity, capacity and a profitable business to benefit from banks lending.

Others, according to him, include the need to register one’s business, accurate book-keeping, and vision and mission statements.

All these according to him, will have to be based on the company’s strategic intent.

“Managing your own business is not the same thing as having a career. Business is a way of life and as such a business plan is the compass that directs a company in the desert of challenges.

“Business owners can easily derail if not guided by a plan that will make their project bankable.

“Any SME that wants to attract the interest of banks in areas of funding will also need to be subjected to appraisal because it is on the basis of appraisal that we know how profitable the business is and how much will be needed,” he added.

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Corrupt leaders who loot funds while workers go hungry won’t escape jail – Buhari

Corrupt leaders won’t escape jail – Buhari

By Ismail Mudashir |

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits while stuffing personal accounts with public funds would not escape the current anti-corruption dragnet.

Receiving an All Progressives Congress (APC) delegation from Benue State led by Senator George Akume, Buhari said the federal government’s bailout to states and the Paris Club funds were basically to alleviate the suffering of the people, describing misappropriations as unjust and unfair to workers.

“I honestly don’t know how people sleep when workers have not been paid. The workers have to pay rent, buy food, send their children to school and they have healthcare to take care of.

“I assure you that my main interest is all Nigerians in all parts of the country. Therefore, if anybody tries to create any impression that I prefer any group across ethnicity or religion let him dare me by being caught red handed stealing public funds. I will deal with him,’’ he was quoted in a statement issued after the meeting by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina.

The president told the APC delegation that the Federal Executive Council had been monitoring the plight of workers across the country and utilisation of the bailout and Paris Club funds by some states.

“I thank you for your courage to come and see me. This visit has resuscitated our morale,’’ he said.

President Buhari said the federal government had made significant progress in diversifying the economy by investing in agriculture and encouraging more individuals and entrepreneurs to go into farming, pointing out that Nigeria would soon become self-sufficient in feeding its citizenry.

“We are proud of what we have achieved with resources at our disposal,’’ he added, listing ongoing road, rail, sea port, airport and power projects as hallmarks of his administration’s commitment to improving lives.

He said the Ministry of Agriculture and the Central Bank of Nigeria would be further motivated to work together and support all interested Nigerians to take up farming on commercial scale.

He noted that the killings across the country, including in Benue, Zamfara and Taraba, were carried out by “ungodly’’ people who had no religious or ethnic inclinations.

“We know about herders. The ones we knew carried sticks, and sometimes cutlasses to cut foliage for their cattle. We now have people who carry AK 47s and pretend they are herdsmen.

“We are working hard to secure our borders. We are going to see how the old cattle routes can be opened. We will control movement. Please beg our people to be patient,’’ he said.

The president pointed out that security personnel were already uncovering the network of the killers and arresting them.

In his remarks, Akume, a former governor of Benue State, said the narrative in the state about the federal government was fast changing for the positive as more people had discovered the good intentions of President Buhari to secure lives and property, and alleviate poverty.

“Your Excellency, Mr President, we know your commitment to Nigeria. We know how much you love the country and will be ready to die for the good cause,’’ Akume said.

He told the president that APC members had started sensitization and mobilisation of voters for the 2019 elections, noting that more had accepted the party and its manifesto in the state.

He commended the president for the flag-off of the dualization of the Abuja-Keffi-Lafia-Makurdi road, urging more attention on the Makurdi-Otukpo road and the water projects in Gboko and Otukpo.

On corruption, Sen. Akume said the president had made significant difference by tackling perpetrators.

In an interview with newsmen after the meeting, Akume blamed the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom for the clashes between herders and farmers in the state.

“When you talk about herdsmen and farmers clash, it’s a story going good bye. Have you heard of farmers/herders clashes in Benue again? No. We know those who were behind that, government was behind that. I am talking about the state government through the Livestock Guards, they knew what was going on,” he said.

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News Headlines Nov 24, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 24, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
2019: APC, PDP eye contractors, lawmakers for campaign funds
I regret joining APC, says Atiku
Two policemen, four others die in IPOB protest in Anambra
Royal reunions strengthen University of Dundee’s Nigerian links
Stop complaining, vote out bad leaders, Abdulsalami tells Nigerians
Man butchers lover, roasts and eats her brain
Rumour that I was flogged by soldiers is a plot to destroy my brand –Jigan
It’s wrong to judge celebrities facing marital crisis –Bukola Ogunnote
Jonathan knocks Buhari, urges him to understudy PDP ex-Presidents’ success stories
Ladies send me nude pictures without my request –Shaydee
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Tope Alabi, others to headline The Experience 2018
I’ve yet to have sex with my sex doll –Pretty Mike
Tuface, Funke Akindele, others pay tribute to Bucknor
My tribal marks gave me hell, says Olaiya
NANS mourns as 11 UNIMAID students die in auto crash
Prophet arraigned for allegedly defrauding man of N6.35m
Command arrests grave diggers for dismembering corpse
Robbers of Guardian Editor nabbe
Customs intercept another 13 containers of Tramadol at Tin Can
Three men jailed in Benue for selling neighbour’s son
Police arrest two Yahoo boys, security guard over murder of DELSU student
Stray bullet kills trader, injures others in Rivers
NEMA receives 174 Nigerians from Libya
Alaka Bridge in Lagos to be closed for two nights
APC knocks Senate for probing Kwara bye-election
Aregbesola appoints secretaries for Osun LGs, LCDAs
2019 campaigns: Between beautiful manifestos and Nigeria’s ‘long’ journey to greatness
US mid-term elections and lessons for Nigeria’s electoral system
NAICOM cancels insurance industry’s recapitalisation
Nigeria exported N113.4bn goods to Vietnam in 2017 – Envoy
Non-ICT compliant banks doomed to fail – Agbaje
9mobile starts debt repayment to banks
UUBO offered free legal advice to startups
Group unveils platform for stakeholders in power sector
While Yar’Adua was in Saudi Arabia, we changed meeting venues to avoid intimidation by cabal –Abaribe
Twice, I was infected with diseases I was investigating – Prof. Tomori
I fulfilled my father’s wish to become a nurse –Bello, Emir of Gusau
Dancing at parties, a form of exercise for me –Helen Morenike- Deile, Lagos Auditor-General
Public office holders should be banned from sending their children to foreign schools –Okoro
Chelsea can’t catch Man City, says Sarri
Falcons battle E’Guinea for AWCON s’final spot
Arsenal’s Koscielny returns to training
Mourinho reveals Lukaku mission amid striker’s struggles
All set for NCC Tennis League s’finals
Ghana crash out of 2018 AWCON
Boxing is ruining our sex lives, giving us tears –Nigerian female boxers
Pathetic state of Katsina school where pupils sit on bare floor
nside Kwara communities where graduates weave Aso-Oke to survive
Dapchi abduction: Schoolgirls undergo surgeries, others await operations
Girls, you can be a secondary virgin and be super!!!
If it’s ‘for better or worse’…

The Nation

Boko Haram attacks on troops: Buhari summons service chiefs
…’attackers disguised as friendly soldiers’
Why North dumped Jonathan in 2015
Fallout of Reps poll: Saraki may move against Kwara gov
PDP laments, tasks Buhari on Boko Haram killing of Nigerian soldiers
12:25 amFG plots to plant 800 guns in Rivers, Wike alleges
Magu, UK crime agency parley over extradition of Diezani, others
2019: STORMY STATES brace up for governorship campaigns (1)
MTN, Dangote, others drag Kogi, Kwara, Benue govts before tax tribunal
Gowon’s prayer group holds special service in Lagos
Corrupt leaders won’t escape jail, says Buhari
Man chops off rival’s hand over girlfriend
‘Next Level’ logo controversy: PDP is looking at the book’s cover instead of the content
LIFE IN SOMALIA
‘I formed kidnapping gang to raise money for overseas trip’
didn’t want Moses to quit the Eagles – Rohr
Success vows to keep Watford shirt
ACCW: First Bank beat FAP, play Ferroviario in semi final
Eagles to play 5 friendly matches
ACCW: First Bank survives FAP scare, plays ferroviario Saturday
Hosts Ghana crash out of Women’s nations cup
Dominic Solanke set to replace Sadiq Umar at Rangers
2019: STORMY STATES brace up for governorship campaigns (1)
Sokoto gets new deputy governor
Offa robbery: Police diverting attention from case of extra judicial killing – Saraki
NAICOM cancels recapitalization, reclassification policy
‘Don’t use sniper to preserve beans’
CBN to bank chiefs: don’t allow politicians launder money
How my encounter with Dede affected my career –Jeff Akoh 2013 Project Fame winner
Eniola Ajao stars in ‘Yeye Alara’
AK Mogazy to drop sophomore single ‘Mama Yo’
Buhari’s next level through Fashola’s prism
Of Obasanjo, Okupe and their dissenting children
Cleric hands over baby abandoned in church to police
Two men docked for trespassing into Abuja airport
‘1602 people died in ember month accidents in 2017’
Bank robbery scare causes panic in Ado-Ekiti
NANS mourns eleven UNIMAID students
JDPC engages secondary school students in enforcing child’s right laws

ThisDay
CJN Appears Before Senate Committee over Buhari’s Refusal to Grant Assent to Bills
Magu in UK, Seeks Extradition of Alison-Madueke, Others
Report: Nigerian Banks’ Fortunes Tied to Oil Price
Unusual Praise 2018 Takes Place Nov 3
Mercedes-Benz Cars Premieres Mercedes-AMG Sports Cars at 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show
Toyota Camry Hybrid Crowned Drive Car of The Year
Volvo Cars to show nothing at Automobility LA
Porsche 911 Gets off to a Flying Start with Technical Innovations
New Range Rover Evoque Luxury SUV for City, Beyond
Who Fuels Fake News?
Is TraderMoni Glorification Of Poverty?
Mike Adenuga’s 95 Allen Avenue
Juliet Ibrahim Roasted for Promoting Infidelity
Lola and Peter Okoye Celebrate Love
Time for an Issue-based campaign
Child Protection: Who’s on the other Side?
INTERROGATING ATIKU’S POLICY PLAN
ASUU AND THE FUTURE OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
Kwara Politics Has Taken a New Direction, Says APC
Kingsley Moghalu: Watching Failure of Recycled Politicians Pushed Me to Run for President
Unusual Praise 2018 Takes Place Nov 30
Aisha Abdulaziz: Legend Providing Opportunities for People to Excel

Daily Trust

My father would’ve been a good teacher – Idris Ahmed
‘I wanted to join the army’ – Kyauta Dillaliya
To Sheikh with love
4 maybes to change what you know about Lassa fever
PROBLEM: Always lightheaded? Try: Change of habits
Yellow fever: Obaseki directs health ministry to curtail outbreak
2019: Atiku group tasks Nigerian youths on peaceful polls
2019: CSOs protest at U.S Embassy, urge security agencies to shun partisanship
Cross River: Students protest relocation of JAMB office to Uyo
Premium Pension AUM hits N600bn – MD
PDP asks Buhari to justify incessant killing of soldiers in North East
FG to sanction companies that fail to observe public holidays
2019: CSOs protest at U.S Embassy, urge security agencies to shun partisanship
2019: Why other candidates must step down for me – Rev Chris Okotie
‘Even men ask to join our women’s group’
Cracks in Sanwo-Olu’s endorsement by opposition parties
Super Falcons in final push for 2019 AWCON semi-final ticket
Lobi Stars ready to face USM de Loum of Cameroon
Pogba desires return to Juve
CBN, MTN settle $8.1bn repatriation issue — Emefiele
ICT sector attracted $40bn FDI in 2018 — Minister
Pupil electrocuted in Kubwa
Man docked for beating ex-wife
Woman killed, 6 injured in road crashes
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The campaigns have begun so what’s on offer?
How doctoral programs train the mind to think
Sunset at dawn for the Adetsavs
Campaign promises and 2019 election
Editorial: Civil servants and political contests
Cross River: Students protest relocation of JAMB office to Uyo

Vanguard

Your Long Drive Is What She Needs
Western Delta: The Idea Of A University
Militarisation Of Polls: PDP Reports Buhari To UN, Demands Resignation Of INEC Boss
EPL: Man Utd Welcome Crystal Palace At Old Trafford
Man Chops Off Another Man’s Wrist Over Girl-Friend In Yola
Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ Of Promises
EPL: Newcastle, Burnley Go For Broke
CONTROVERSIAL FRAUD SCANDAL: Babcock University Students Owe Kizz Daniel Apologies – Publicist
Obaseki Charges Campaign Council On Membership Drive, Triumph At Polls
Duncan Mighty: How Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Rescued Him
NACC Holds 2018 Annual Dinner Dance, Inauguration On Dec 11
Betway 5s League: Ikeja-All Stars Are Champions
2018 Bankers Games: UBA Sets Up Fidelity Bank Final
Nde Begins Agric Training For 50 Youths In Lagos
Media, Political Campaign And Ethical Dilemma
We’ll Bring Governance To Your Doorstep, Sanwo-Olu Tells Lagosians
Militarisation of polls: PDP reports Buhari to UN, demands resignation of INEC boss
Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ of Promises
Buhari summons service chiefs over Boko Haram’s killing of soldiers
Boko Haram Killings: Buhari sends Defence Minister to Chad for emergency security meeting
You will not escape jail, eventually, Buhari tells corrupt leaders
Jonathan’s book full of hate speech – Bashir Ahmad
Buhari’s double: Lauretta Onochie bombs Fani-Kayode over fake news
Atiku says he is tired of sending condolences for unavoidable killing of soldiers
Nigeria High Commission London dismiss over 50 staff
Clearing 16 years of PDP nonsense not easy for APC — Chime
ISI hijab crisis: Traditional worshippers threaten to encourage local attire
Undergraduate commits suicide in Imo
How Boko Haram killed 70 soldiers in Metele attack—Survivor
Woman defrauds Rep of $49,800
Militarisation of polls: PDP reports Buhari to UN, demands resignation of INEC boss
Our people are tired of misinformation against Buhari’s administration — Akume
Return of wingers: Super Eagles ‘re flying again
EPL: Newcastle, Burnley go for broke
Betway 5s League: Ikeja-All Stars are champions
2018 Bankers Games: UBA sets up Fidelity Bank final
Your long drive is what she needs
CONTROVERSIAL FRAUD SCANDAL: Babcock University students owe Kizz Daniel apologies – Publicist
My fears for the future of Nigeria – Annie Idibia
COSON condemns APC, PDP presidential manifestos
The Delivery Boy and the tipping point for Nollywood and Nigerian films
Nigeria tasked to invest in youth empowerment and leadership initiatives
Diezani’s extradition : Magu seeks UK agency’s help
Mathematics is Key to Technological Development – Prof Okoya
We’ll bring governance to your doorstep, Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians
iTEC TV debuts in Nigeria
Cheaper medicine on the way, as Buhari set up inter-ministerial committee
We want to create a fish processing hub in Lagos – MOGBOJURI

The Sun

Diezani’s extradition begins as Magu meets UK officials
Plot to destabilise Rivers: Your claim frivolous – APCR
FG plotting to destabilise Rivers – Wike
Ex-Abia Speaker, governor’s aide, 10,000 PDP supporters defect to APC
Alleged corruption: Our dilemma over Atiku – Prof Itse Sagay
Corruption: Atiku clean as whistle – PDP
2019: Why Buhari’s victory over Atiku will be tough – Tanko Yakasai
Buhari militarising electoral process, PDP alleges
2019: Clark, Dickson accuse security agencies of working for APC
Igbo celebrate their oldest man in Lagos
Winners Chapel set for Shiloh 2018
NDLEA arrests prophet with 591kg of Indian hemp
What we want from our new governor, Osun people speak
‘Ekweremadu begged me in 2015’
2019: APC should forget Akwa Ibom – Essien, ex-minister
Afreximbank posts $546.6m gross profit
Ohuabunwa condemns neglect of internal audit practice in W‘ Africa
Telecom regulator charges operators on code of corporate governance
Senate pledges speedy ammendment of NDIC Act
BPE dispels rumour of BEDC, Discos’ licence renewal
Lokoja agog as FEPSGA Games begin
Falcons focused on World Cup ticket – Ebi
Fitter, stronger Aguero credits knee surgery for form boost
Ranieri to ‘tinker clever’ as Fulham seek survival
Kante signs new 5-year deal with Chelsea
Ibra: “Juve made me a machine”
Arsenal keen on Dembele
ACCW: First Bank survives FAP, plays Ferroviario in semi final
Siasia joins race for Kenyan club, Gor Mahia
2018 AWCON: Hosts Ghana bundled out as Cameroon, Mali progress to semi-finals
NFF can’t pick players for me, Rohr insists
Nigeria’s Chiwetel Ejiofor features in Disney’s “Lion King”alongside Beyonce
God Calling heads to cinemas D
AK Mogazy raises the bar with Mama Yo
Zuma Film Festival kicks-off December 1
Illness: Eddie Ugboma set to bid entertainment industry goodbye
Singer, Mr Eazi to fund, mentor 100 upcoming artistes
Helen Paul, Keppy Ekpenyong to host 2018 BON Awards
Why I desire Genevieve Nnaji – Tobi Bakre of BBN
No more s*x till I find a husband –Moyo Lawal, actress
How diabetics killed my parents –Shirley Igwe, Actress
Why my films focus on mental health –Victor Okoye
Have you outgrown your partner?
Tim Godfrey in God’s House
Grappling with the challenges in a family
Graduates: Get off to a flying start
Shun materialism, Osinbajo in Ekiti, urges Nigerians
Tania Omotayo on a nine-month course
Bola Tinubu’s quiet accomplishment BLOOD MONEY
MURDER IN THE BATH
2019: Clark, Dickson accuse security agencies of working for APC
Being a Mom: How moms can balance work and family
Being a Dad: How life changes when you become a dad
The alarm over contaminated beans
Winners Chapel set for Shiloh 2018

Leadership

PMB Threatens To Deal With Govs Over Unpaid Salaries
Boko Haram Resurgence: President Dispatches Defence Minister To Chad
What Nigeria Needs Is A Parliamentary System Of Government – Raji
World Bank, Ekiti Revive N3.7 Billion Dam Project
PMB Assures Nigerians Of Massive Infrastructure Projects
Price Of Cooking Gas Increased In October
National Identity Number Registration Is Free – NIMC
Dissecting FG’s Approach To Tackling Unemployment
Flood: Niger Gov Raises Panel For Resettlement
USAID Names Winners Of Armyworm Tech Prize
FG Urged To Revisit ACFTA, ETLS Agreements
John Mayer Wins Billboard’s Legend of Live Award
Dissecting FG’s Approach To Tackling Unemployment goFG Urged To Revisit ACFTA, ETLS Agreements BUSINESS22 hours agoPort: Again, Customs Intercepts 40 Containers Of Tramadol Worth N7.3bn, 2 Aircraft
Buhari Deserves A Second Term , Rep
I’ve Quit Spinsterhood For Good –Linda Ejiofor
Nigerian Celebrities Don’t Support Each Other Until After Death’ – Lady Attacks Seyi Law Over Tosin Buknor
Nigeria’s Chiwetel Ejiofor Features In Disney’s “Lion King”Alongside Beyonce
EDITORIAL: Tosin Bucknor: Lady With A Heart Of Gold
Goodluck Jonathan: A Victim Of Self Destruct
Of Genetically Modified Cotton And Tortoise Principle
What Nigeria Needs Is A Parliamentary System Of Government – Raji
Flood: Niger Gov Raises Panel For Resettlement
5 UNIMAID Students Die In Autocrash
Police Arrest 7 For Sale Of Human Parts
Preach Peace Not Hatred- Uba Sani Tasks Clerics
Don’t Dabble Into Judicial Matters, APC Tells Senate
Former Perm Sec Accused Of Fraud Denies Knowledge Of Accounts
Magu Meets UK NCA, Seeks Fast-track Of Extradition Process
Politicization Of Security Agencies, Threat To Nigeria’s Stability – Dickson, Clark

Tribune

PHOTOS: Tears as Chief Ope Bademosi murdered by his cook is buried in Ondo
Why I feared Buhari will persecute my people — Jonathan
Publish report absolving you of Chibok girls’ kidnap, Jonathan challenges Shettima
Boko Haram attacks: Defence Minister in urgent meeting with Chadian President
Akinlade is Ogun APC governorship candidate, Amosun’s aides insist
Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Buhari pleads for Benue people’s patience
2019 election: We are ready to win Anambra ― SDP
KWASU VC chides striking ASUU on demerits of school closure
Zamfara: APC seeks perpetual injunction against INEC
2019: Northcentral youths back Buhari, vow to mobilise 10 million votes for his reelection
Police arraign 9 men for alleged cultism, possession of hard drugs
Police arraign businessman for allegedly raping a minor
Police arraign woman, 2 others over alleged assault
Maternal, newborn and child health week to commence next week in Anambra
APC’s “NextLevel” of Fraud, Incompetence, and Sorrow
How too much TV in childhood takes its toll on teenagers —Experts
Enjoy your weekend with Lebanese Shish tawook
What to expect from Aregbesola after handing over to Oyetola on Tuesday —Aide

The Guardian

Soldiers’ killing: Buhari dispatches Defence Minister to meet Chadian President
Zamfara: APC seeks perpetual injunction against INEC
Ope Wemi-Jones
FG mulls arming highway police — but would guns and traffic chaos mix?
Customs seizes another 13 containers of Tramadol, bleaching soaps worth N3billion at Tin-Can Port
Apprehension in Igando and environs as epidemic looms
Killing of 70 soldiers: PDP demands explanation from presidency
Corrupt leaders who deny workers salary won’t escape jail, says Buhari
2019: PDP drags Buhari to UN for allegedly militarising electoral process
Clubs must have clear business plans, stable system to succeed, says Hoffenheim’s CEO
Guardiola rules out January signings despite Mendy injuAfter World Cup setback, Rohr sets sight on success in Cameroon
Mourinho reveals Lukaku mission amid striker’s struggles
Super Falcons set to devour Equatorial Guinea
When shall the Eagles be Kings of Africa again?
Jeff Akoh… The True Voice Of Africa
Listen: “Summer Love” By Rita Ora
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Senegal’s huge ambitions expose Nigeria’s unpreparedness
For Olugbodis siblings, entrepreneurship runs in the blood
Oil prices collapse as glut fear triggers heavy selling
Kebbi free medical outreach is bearing fruit, says Commissioner

New Telegraph

Buhari sets up c’tee to crash prices of medicine
Yagba women rose in defence of girls’ education
Calling myself ‘Johnny Foster’ aided my travelling plan to U.S –Chris Ajilo
Customs impound N3.13bn tramadol, bleaching soap at Tincan port
NASS moves to revive 17 rejected bills by Buhari
Kane threatens Chelsea’s unbeaten run Immigration vows enhanced border security
Dencia hits back Burna Boy over Blac Chyna’s Nigeria visit
Funke Bucknor pens emotional post to late sister and popular entertainer, Tosyn Bucknor
Okowa: My govt’ll complete road, storm-water projects
Abia pensioners appeal to monarchs, religious leaders over salary arrears
Okowa: My govt’ll complete road, storm-water projects
Abia pensioners appeal to monarchs, religious leaders over salary arrears
2019: FG’s committed to South-East devt, says Osinbajo
Yagba women rose in defence of girls’ education
Winners’ prepare for Shiloh 2018 amid divine expectations
UI celebrates Platinum Jubilee, honours alma mater
Ondo APC, stakeholders differ on Exco dissolution
Maintenance: FAAN to divert all MMIA flights to E Wing today
AWCON: Falcons set to feast on E’Guinea
AFCON 2019: Rohr plans five friendlies for Eagles
Ebi: Falcons highly motivated to beat E’ Guinea
Krav Maga debuts in schools, public places
Dramatic comedy, Chief Daddy, set for premiere
‘Aba Women’s Riot’ re-echoes as The August Meeting goes on stage
Tiwa Savage to low-esteemed wannabes: We all rely on make ups to feel beautiful
Spotlighting the Yoruba culture through movie production
Chioma recounts how she met Davido
LBA names Lokosa NPFL Player of the Season
Sunshine Stars, Kwara United battle for Gold Cu

Offa robbery: We have enough evidence to prosecute you, Police tell Saraki

Offa robbery: Police tell Saraki prosecution inevitable

Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki: Police preparing charge over Offa robbery
The Nigerian Police Force has pointedly told Senate President Bukola Saraki not to entertain any sense of relief over the death of Michael Adikwu, a major suspect arrested in connection with the deadly multiple robberies in Offa last April.

Police said the five suspects arraigned in court in Ilorin, Kwara State, had already given them enough clues about Saraki’s involvement in the robberies and they were determined to prosecute him.

Police gave this position in a response to the statement by Yusuph Olaniyonu, Senate President Bukola Saraki’s spokesman.

Olaniyonu called for a probe of Adikwu’s death.

But the police appeared to have ruled out a probe of the death, saying that the the 30 year-old suspect slumped and died in detention.

“There is a post-mortem examination result in respect of the death of Michael Adikwu”, police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood said.

In any case, he went further, Adikwu’s death did not exculpate the Senate President, who was allegedly indicted by the five suspects now on trial in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Adikwu was a dismissed policeman, who in the course of interrogation admitted killing 22 persons, including pregnant women and nine policemen, police claimed. He was also the man who led the police to the other suspects and the recovery of 22 AK 47 Rifles carted away from the police.

“The law must take its course”, the police said, as they insisted that the arraigned suspects will provide enough testimony to prosecute the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki.

The Police also dismissed political motive in the case they have against Saraki and explained why they were determined to prosecute Saraki for the crime committed.

“It should be of serious concern to all, that human life is sacrosanct and where investigation has been concluded and suspects arraigned in Court, judicial process must be exhausted and not hindered for the law to take its course in ensuring justice for the families of more than 33 innocent persons including pregnant women that were gruesomely murdered in cold blood”.

Here is the edited version of the police statement:

“The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to the innuendo in the media on the death of a sectional gang leader Michael Adikwu ‘M’ 30Yrs, a dismissed policeman and an ex- convict, who confessed to have killed Twenty Two (22) persons including pregnant women and Nine Police personnel and carted away of 22 AK 47 Rifles at the Offa Police Divisional Headquarters during Offa Bank Robbery on the 5th April, 2018. It is therefore imperative that the Nigeria Police Force respond to the publication and set the record straight.

“The Nigeria Police Force is conversant and mindful of contempt of Court in commenting on cases already before the Court of competent jurisdiction.

“However, the Force is constrained and compelled to respond to the statement from Mr. Yusuf Olaniyonu, Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) to the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki and not on the Court processes and proceedings on the case of Offa Bank Robbery for which Five principal suspects are now standing trial in a State High court in Ilorin, Kwara State.

The police insisted that the five suspects now in court—Ayoade Akinnibosun, Ibukunle Ogunleye, Adeola Abraham, Salawudeen Azeez, Niyi Ogundiran arrested for direct involvement and active participation in the Offa Bank Robbery and the gruesome killing of 33 innocent persons, indicted the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki.

“The Five suspects admitted in their confessional statements to the Police investigators that they were political thugs of the Senate President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sen. Bukola Saraki and the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alh. Abdulfatah Ahmed.

“The Five (5) gang leaders further confessed during investigation that they are political thugs under the name Youth Liberation Movement a.k.a “Good Boys” they also admitted and confessed to have been sponsored with firearms, money and operational vehicles, such as a Lexus RX 300 Jeep with Reg. KWARA, KWA 143 RM with inscription SARAKI on a sticker attached to the vehicle and Mercedes Benz Compressor Reg. LAGOS, LT 496 KJA.

“These two Vehicles were used for the Offa Bank Robbery by the five gang Leaders. The first vehicle was later registered after the Offa Bank Robbery to divert attention while the suspects were in detention.

“These confessions were made before the media and the public on the 3rd of June, 2018. It is therefore, evidently clear that the Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki has case to answer in the whole matter.

“It was also discovered during investigations that three gang leaders who participated actively in the Offa Bank Robbery, Viz: Ayoade Akinnibosun aka AY, Ibukunle Ogunleye aka Arrow and Adeola Abraham followed the Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki to Olofa’s Palace when the Senate President paid a condolence visit to Offa after the bank robbery.

“Further investigation into the matter revealed that all the Five gang leaders namely; Ayoade Akinnibosun, Ibukunle Ogunleye, Adeola Abraham, Salawudeen Azeez, Niyi Ogundiran have direct connection to the Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki as a picture of one of the five gang leaders when paraded by the Police was in ‘Aso Ebi’ (trouser) used during the Senate President daughter’s wedding.

“The Five gang leaders further admitted that they attended the Senate President daughter’s wedding held in Abuja.

“Consequent on all the above, a thorough and discreet investigation was concluded by the Police into the matter and all the five gang leaders arrested for direct involvement and active participation in the Offa Bank Robbery that indicted and implicated Senator Bukola Saraki, Senate President in the Offa Bank Robbery are alive and now in Court”.

Credit: NAN