Sokoto Governorship election: Tambuwal’s name missing on INEC’s list

Tambuwal’s name missing on INEC’s list

Aminu Tambuwal

DanIya, the immediate former Commissioner in Tambuwal’s administration, won the primary election of the PDP through a consensus arrangement.

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto

The name of incumbent governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, was conspicuously missing as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, displayed list of candidates for the forthcoming governorship in the state.

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Tambuwal, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, was one of the aspirants who vied for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the party convention held in Port Harcourt. He came second behind former vice president Atiku Abubakar, who emerged the presidential standard bearer of the main opposition party.

Our correspondent, who visited INEC office situated along Kaduna road, Sokoto, sighted 49 names of candidates that emerged at the primaries election held last month.

On the governorship list released by INEC in Sokoto included Manir DanIya (PDP) and incumbent Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto, who emerged as candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) among others.

However, there was speculations that the PDP had forwarded the name of Tambuwal to replace DanIya.

Recall that DanIya, the immediate former Commissioner in Tambuwal’s administration, won the primary election of the PDP through a consensus arrangement.

It is believed that DanIya is only only holding the ticket in trust for Governor Tambuwal who, at the time the governorship primary election was held was a presidential aspirant.

A party source confided that PDP is only waiting for appropriate time for Governor Tambuwal to emerge as its candidate.

“Don’t quote me, but all necessary moves have been put in place for His Excellency, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to emerge as our party flag bearer. It will be done any moment from now,” the source said.

INEC’s Head of Voters Education unit, Mohammed Musa who announced posted the list confirmed that political parties still have up to December 1, to substitute their candidates, if any so wish.

“The actual window for substitution just opened now and will last for up to two weeks.”

News Headlines Nov 12, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 12, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

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Shake-up: Army redeploys 103 senior officers

Army redeploys 103 senior officers

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment of 103 senior officers, as part of measures to reinvigorate its operations in the North East, and other parts of the country. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, who conveyed the posting in a statement yesterday, said the exercise affected the commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, as well as Operation Delta Safe officers.

“The Nigerian Army has redeployed some of its officers from Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Operation DELTA SAFE, as well as over stayed officers from the THEATRE, as part of routine posting.

“Also, a Deputy Vice Chancellor is appointed for the newly established Nigerian Army University Biu (NAUB). The posting that affected 103 officers including Majors and Captains is aimed at injecting new hands to further actualize the vision of the Chief of Army Staff, COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai which is, “To have a professionally responsive Nigerian Army in the discharge of its constitutional roles”, Chukwu said.

He recalled that “before this redeployment, the Chief of Army Staff had this week sent goodwill message to the troops congratulating them for their bravery, alertness and doggedness in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs)”.

According to the DAPR: “Those affected in the redeployment include; The Commander Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Abba Dikko, who moves to the Department of Civil Military Affairs as the Chief of Civil Military Affairs, Major General Jamil Sarham to remain in Headquarters 6 Division as the General Officer Commanding/ Land Component Commander, Major General Nuhu Angbazo now moves to Headquarters 3 Division as the General Officer Commanding while Major General Benson Akinroluyo redeployed from Headquarters 3 Division to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole as Commander.

“Others are Major General Victor Ezugwu from Depot Nigerian Army to Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), Major General Adeyemi Adetayo from Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) to Department of Army Standard and Evaluation as Director Procurement and Projects and Brigadier General Ifiok Obot redeployed from Headquarters Operation DELTA SAFE to Nigerian Army University, Biu, as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Military).

My DSS ordeal- Oshiomhole

My encounter with DSS, by Oshiomhole

APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

By Jide Ajani
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday, opened up on his controversial interrogation by men of the Department of State Service, DSS, insisting that what happened was a conversation and not an interrogation.

Oshiomhole, who was in the news during the past week as having been invited and interrogated by the DSS on alleged corrupt practices arising from the primaries of the APC, took time to debunk and shred what he described as a tissue of fabrication.

Just arriving from the United States of America, USA, where he said he had to rush to because of an urgent family matter, the National Chairman explained what he called his vision for the APC, a vision which, he said, may have been misunderstood by many of his friends among whom were governors and legislators.

Addressing the specific issue of his interrogation by the DSS, the APC Chairman, who spoke to a select group of editors, pooh-poohed the insinuation that he was arrested or detained.

“If you say I was interrogated by the DSS, you would be implying something totally different.

There is nothing strange in the DSS having a chat with me”, he said.

“Let me tell you, from my days as a labour leader, when I’ve been visiting the ‘E-Department, which later became the Nigeria Security Organisation, NSO, which is not known as the DSS, there is nothing new about it.

“In fact, based on the mandate of the DSS, which is the security and peace of the nation, it has every right to have a chat with anybody in so far as that chat would be for the enhancement and peace and stability of Nigeria.

“Yes, I was at their office. Yes, we had a conversation on some matters arising from the primaries of our great party, the APC. Yes, they wanted me to shed some light on some issues. There is absolutely nothing wrong in that as the National Chairman of the ruling party. I’ve read so many things in the newspapers about what transpired. But I can tell you there is nothing to it.

“Yes, I was there. Some people have written that I was asked to resign based on the question you asked. But the DSS is not my employer. My political party, which produced the government in power, is my employer, so that matter does not arise.”

Asked specifically about the allegation of corruption or inducement from some party members, Oshiomhle scoofed at the thought.

“Let me tell you, I’ve heard some people talk about bribe and Imo State. I’ve looked round and I’m asking myself, who, in Imo State can afford to bribe me”, Oshiomhole stated?

“Ordinarily, I should be protective of the person in power who should have the resources to dole out something. But I’m standing on principle, so that cannot happen and that did not happen. So, who is it in Imo that can induce me?”

Buhari’s reaction

When confronted with the challenge of either having to report to the DSS on daily basis or the reaction of President Muhammadu Buhari to the whole saga, he insisted that since it was not out of place for him to interact with the DSS, there would be nothing out of the ordinary if he chooses, on his own, to visit the DSS from time to time in the interest of peace in Nigeria.

On Buhari’s reaction after his ‘conversation’ with the DSS, Oshiomhole waxed patriotic: “I took an oath to ensure secrecy on certain matters that I am told in the course of my duty as National Chairman not to divulge”.

Therefore, he was not going to reveal the content and context of his meeting with the President after his encounter with the DSS.

However, the APC leader made bold to say that the President is a stickler for due process and whatever he has done as National Chairman of the party has been done following due process and which Buhari approves of.

The National Chairman took time to explain the situation in Imo, Ogun and Zamfara States which has generated so much heat in the party but expressed confidence that, overall, the APC is at peace with itself because there is stability in the system.

“As far as the party is concerned, we have problems in only three states. We have 23 state governors and 36 states in Nigeria. So, if we have problems in only three states, then that is manageable. It is better for us to deal with and confront small pain in the morning than allow such to give us headache later in the day. Peace of the graveyeard is not waht we need; we need an enduring peace”, he said:.

On the issue of Ogun, he said due process was not followed.

Pressed to clarify the difference between what happened in the state and Lagos, Oshiomhole opined that both scenarios were different, particularly when there were guidelines that were meant to be followed but were not.

“But Governor Amosun of Ogun State is, today, the senatoirial candidate for Ogun Central, based on a process that followed the guidelines. The primaries we conducted for national and state assemblies’ seats were okay although we have some petitions that we are looking at”, he said

Lagos issue

Regarding Lagos, he said the committee members sent from Abuja met with Governor Akinwumi Ambode as a team, then the governor met with tbe state Chairman of the party along with the Chairman of the committee sent from Lagos. Afterwards, governor met with the Chairman of the committee alone.

“At that point when such meetings were going on, nobody could say for sure what happened. But at the end of the day, the committee from Abuja endorsed what the state chapter did. To make the matter rest, the person who lost has already accepted defeat and has promised to work with tbe winner so, in that case of Lagos, there is no problem”, the APC leader pointed out..

On Imo, Oshiomhole said there was no way the dynastic enclave being proposed by Governor Rochas Okorocha would be allowed to stand.

Mockery of agenda

After listing what appeared to be a William Tolbert-like arrangement (Tolbert was a former President of Liberia who padded his government with many family members in what has been described by historians as a bad example for nepotism), the APC Chairman made it clear that the optics being put forward by the intendment of Okorocha’s ambition would make a mockery of Buhari’s change agenda.

“Let’s even agree that Okorocha ended up having his way even in a managed ‘process’, how do you think Nigerians would view such a situation where his sister, his in-laws and in-law-to-be would all be in government?,” he stated.

Regarding Zamfara, the Chairman said the primaries held and the party met the deadline, insisting that there was cogent and verifiable evidence to show.

In his introductory remarks, Oshiomhole explained that the change agenda of the APC had been convoluted because of the misplaced understanding by some party leaders.

“As I’ve always maintained, when we said change, some people thought it was merely about changing from PDP to APC but they got it wrong. Then came the matter of change as in changing the leadership in the country but again people got it wrong. The change we are talking about is in relation to values and character. Change is about the values that would help sustain democracy and one of the ways we have decided that we will pursue that change is to hand the party back to the masses, the people at the grassroots”, he explained.

Charged to explain the manifest incongruence between returning the party to the grassroots as he claimed, and the overbearing nature of the party’s national headquarters in conducting primaries at the state level, Oshiomhole stated: “Whereas those clamouring for devolution and decentralisation may have a point, the mere fact that there is no shining example of some activities of devolution is enough worry for Nigerians to understand that character is at the root of the problem bedeviling the nation. Just look at all the elections conducted by the state electoral commissions, compared to the one conducted by INEC. Even those calling for state police, when I was a state governor, it was only two of us as governors who opposed state police because it is not about today. Whatever we want to do must stand the test of time, so there is no need rushing to take some decisions that would come back to haunt us as a people”.

Credit: Vanguard

APC primaries: How governor offered Oshiomhole $500, 000 bribe in cash

Primaries: Governor offered Oshiomhole $500,000 bribe in cash

by Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation

Fresh details yesterday indicated that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole became a target after refusing $500,000 bribe cash from a governor.

The governor wanted the APC chairman to adopt his anointed governorship candidate.

But Oshiomhole insisted on applying the guidelines of the party for primaries.

Also, there were indications that the APC leadership tried its best to strike a fair deal with Governor Rochas Okorocha on a 55-45 per cent basis.

The Imo governor however opted for 100 per cent concession which was unacceptable to APC.

Findings by our correspondent revealed that contrary to allegations, the refusal of Oshiomhole to collect bribes from godfathers and candidates accounted for the plot against him.

It was gathered that many godfathers and governorship candidates were desperate for tickets but Oshiomhole stood his ground that he will not compromise party guidelines.

A top source, who spoke in confidence, said: “At a stage, a governor became agitated and offered Oshiomhole about $500,000 to make sure that his candidate got a governorship ticket.

“The bribe sum was later hauled in cash to Oshiomhole’s office by one of the emissaries of the affected governors. But the APC chairman rejected the bribery.

“What the APC chairman did was to brief some members of the National Working Committee (NWC) on what transpired. He also intimidated some leaders of the party too. The party adhered strictly to its guidelines and the governor’s candidate lost out.

“The governor later turned out to have joined forces in the plot to remove Oshiomhole to teach the APC chairman a lesson. It was surprising to see the governor coordinating nocturnal meetings to sack Oshiomhole.

“The facts and witnesses are there. In the fullness of time, the name of the governor will be released. Maybe when he does not have immunity again, he will pay the price.”

As at press time, it was learnt that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Department of State Security Service (DSS) to stay away from party affairs and issues.

Also, the President has appealed to those aggrieved among APC governors to sheathe the swords.

A government source said: “The President has waded in the crisis of confidence between the governors and APC national chairman. We expect peace to return to the party. There might also be some reconciliation within the substitution window allowed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

“The President has however ordered DSS to avoid dabbling in party affairs. He said if there are petitions about any infraction, they should be sent to appropriate agencies. Buhari was worried that the same challenge which the DSS faced on the arrest of judges had re-occurred.”

Meanwhile, there were indications that the APC leadership did its best to offer a fair deal to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on the party’s candidates for 2019 poll in the state.

A reliable source said: “Okorocha is respected and loved by most of our leaders but we discovered that he cannot get all he wanted in 2019.

“APC leaders met the governor and it was agreed that as the APC leader in the state, he should go back and do justice.

“We offered him a fair deal. We said he should take 55% of the available seats and concede 45% of elective offices to others in the state. He accepted the deal but he returned to Imo to take 100% control of everything.

“At this point, we have no choice than to leave his fate to APC members to decide. This was why he lost out.”

Responding to a question, the source added: “If Okorocha was keen on his son-in-law as APC governorship candidate, there is nothing bad if he abandons his senatorial ambition.

“What made matter worse was when APC got intelligence report that the proposed running mate to his son-in-law as APC governorship aspirant has been found to be dating another girl in the governor’s family.

“This was why Oshiomhole came out to say he was not elected APC National Chairman to preserve any dynasty. We conceded a lot to Okorocha but he wanted wholesale party machinery in his care to do what he likes.

“If you look at the structure in the state, it is disproportional. Okorocha is the governor, his former Personal Assistant is the Deputy Governor, his son-in-law was a former commissioner and aspiring governorship candidate; his sister is the Deputy Chief of Staff/ Commissioner; the governor has also secured a senatorial ticket and he has given tickets to many loyalists.

“If he defects to any party, none can tolerate such indulgence because it is a mockery of democracy.”

As at press time, it was learnt that APC may still retain the current deputy governor, Eze Madumere as running mate to its governorship candidate, Chief Hope Uzodinma.

“We may give deputy governorship slot to Madumere again,” a top party source added.

Credit: The Nation

Killer beans: Agric minister warns against use of sniper, carbide as preservatives, ripening agents

Stop using sniper to preserve beans, Agric minister begs traders

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening.

Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue, that the act was detrimental to human health and the environment.

“Sniper is very dangerous; people also use carbide to ripen bananas and some other fruits; people do all kinds of things.

“Suddenly, people are developing different diseases, something is wrong,’’ he said, in reaction to the reported use of 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate, otherwise marketed and known as sniper, to preserve beans by retailers.

He appealed to foodstuff and fruit sellers and others Nigerians to adopt natural means of preservation.

The minister said that the ministry would collaborate with the National Orientation Agency to create more awareness on the need for citizens not to use chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening.

“We appeal that they use natural means such as pepper to prevent weevils in beans instead of sniper. We hear this and we send people to warn them but the ministry can’t catch everybody.

“We are going to use the National Orientation Agency and state ministries of agriculture to create awareness on the need for people to desist from these acts.

“We just have to keep educating people,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has also warned citizens against eating and buying foodstuffs and fruits preserved or ripened with chemicals.

NAFDAC also advised that sale of grains or beans suspected to be preserved with chemicals be reported to the agency.

NAN reports that the use of sniper to preserve beans has gone viral on social media.

Worried by the development, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on Friday advised consumers to extensively parboil beans before consumption.

CPC’s Director-General, Mr Babatunde Irukera, gave the advice in a statement in Abuja, adding that consumers should make sufficient enquiries before buying beans.

He said that consumers should also sufficiently wash their food items before cooking.

He said: “Thorough washing of food items before consumption or preparation for consumption is a generally accepted method of protecting and promoting safety.

“CPC has recently confirmed by credible information that retailers, mostly in the open market, are using a pesticide to preserve beans.

“The use of 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate (DDVP compound), otherwise marketed and known as sniper to preserve beans, and more particularly to protect them against weevils, is dangerous,” he said.

According to Irukera, sniper is potentially injurious when human beings are unduly exposed to it by inhalation, absorption, direct skin contact.

Afenifere suspends Omisore to prevent him becoming another Tinubu – Okurounmu

2019: Tinubu, Osinbajo, Akande deceiving Yoruba – Okurounmu

Senator Okurohunmu

An elder statesman and one of the leaders of Afenifere, the apex Yoruba socio-political organization, Chief Femi Okurounmu is not happy ahead of 2019. Why? He believes Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and former governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande are deceiving the Yoruba ethnic region. In this interview with TUNDE THOMAS, he spoke on various issues and warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that it will set the nation on fire if it fails to conduct free and fair election in 2019.

What’s your reaction to the recent suspension of Senator Iyiola Omisore for one year by the Afenifere over his alliance with the APC in the recent Osun State gubernatorial election?
First, let me set the record straight. It is only those that are not well informed about Afenifere or what the group stands for that will say that Afenifere should not be seen to be political in its views or take part in politics.

Afenifere from the foundation in the 50s during the days of the defunct Action Group has always been a social-political organization. Afenifere has always been taking a stand on any political issue or what some will call national questions.

Even in recent times during the evil days of Abacha’s infamous dictatorship era, it was Afenifere that led the others that fought Abacha to a standstill, until victory was won and the nation returned to democracy in 1999. It was then when the nation returned to civil rule that Afenifere formed the Alliance for Democracy, AD which is a political party.

Afenifere has always been taking definite positions on several national issues no matter whose ox is gored. Therefore, Afenifere is in order by suspending Omisore, and there is no going back on his one year suspension.

But what is the justification for Omisore’s suspension. Doesn’t he have the right to support or go into alliance with anybody or party of his own choice like he did in Osun State for which Afenifere now suspended him?

It is true that Omisore as an adult and a citizen of Nigeria has a right and freedom of association but where he erred was when he disobeyed Afenifere’s collective decision that no member of the group should work with APC in Osun State.

Omisore is a member of Afenifere, and he was at that meeting where the decision was taken that no Afenifere member should support APC either in Osun or in the next year general election because our position is that since APC and President Buhari are against Restructuring, then APC and Buhari should be voted out of power.

When this decision was taken, Omisore didn’t object but surprisingly and to Afenifere leaders’ shock, Omisore went into that alliance with APC in Osun State. To us that was a betrayal, and we can’t allow Omisore to go unpunished. That’s why we suspended him for a year. Omisore is a betrayer. Afenifere has no apology for suspending Omisore. His suspension will serve as a deterrent to others. That was the same way Bola Ahmed Tinubu betrayed Afenifere when he became Lagos State governor in 1999. Tinubu used Afenifere platform to get political power, but he later betrayed the group. We don’t want Omisore to turn into another Tinubu before we sanction him.

Afenifere asked Osun State people, and also our own members to support PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke in that Osun governorship election because Afenifere will never support any party that is against Restructuring. Forget all those propaganda being peddled by Oshiomhole, VP Osinbajo and some APC chieftains that APC supports Restructuring. They are all lying.

They are peddling the falsehood because they want to deceive Nigerians to vote for APC in 2019. President Buhari has never hidden his opposition to restructuring. In fact, Buhari has buried restructuring, and this is why Afenifere wants Nigerians also to bury APC and Buhari’s second term bid in 2019. Buhari and APC have been a bad omen for Nigeria.

But Omisore claimed that Afenifere didn’t give him a fair hearing.
Omisore is a liar. He is lying and being dishonest with the truth.

Afenifere being an organization that believes in equity, fairness and justice gives Omisore an opportunity to defend himself. When he was asked why he chose to go against the position of Afenifere on Osun State election, what Omisore told us was that he acted in self-interest. He told us that he betrayed Afenifere to protect his own interests. He made this shocking confession to us during a caucus meeting of Afenifere on Monday, October 29. We were all shocked by his comments, and some of us reprimanded him for betraying a collective decision of the Afenifere in order to protect his own interests.

The following day, October 30 which was for general meeting of all Afenifere members where he would have been asked to repeat what he told us at the caucus meeting, and where a decision would have been taken on him, Omisore ran away. He didn’t show up at that meeting because he knew majority of the Afenifere members were angry with him. I publicly challenge Omisore to deny what I’m saying here. Omisore is lying that he wasn’t given an opportunity to defend himself.

Should Omisore apologise, will the one-year suspension on him be lifted?
No way. Omisore will serve out his one year suspension. To lift his suspension is to encourage more betrayers.

What Omisore or his apologists should remember is that as long as you belong to an organisation, you are honour-bound to abide with the rules and regulations of that organisation. Omisore willingly joined Afenifere, and therefore he is bound to abide with the rules and regulations of the group, and the moment he deviated, sanctions await him, and that’s why he has been suspended for one year.

You described Tinubu as a betrayer but some people see him as a good political strategist that has been able to achieve a lot for the South-West especially in the current political dispensation where a Yoruba man is the Vice-President?
Tinubu is a betrayer, and I still stand by that. He rode on the back of the Afenifere to become governor of Lagos State, and whatever political relevance he has today but he betrayed Afenifere. He rebelled against Afenifere.

What has Tinubu achieved for the South-West under Buhari? Nothing. Tinubu has led Yorubas into slavery in this political dispensation. Like I said earlier, Buhari is a failure, and it is under his watch that Nigeria has now become the poverty capital of the world. So what has Tinubu achieved? Talking about VP Osinbajo, that one is Buhari’s puppet. He is nothing but Buhari’s errand boy. What are the benefits the Yoruba people are getting from Tinubu/Buhari alliance? Nothing. Talking about some projects being commissioned by Buhari now, they are not his own projects. They are projects started by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. There is nothing to write home about Buhari’s government. His administration has been a big burden on Nigerians. I hope by next year, Nigeria will have a new government different from APC and Buhari. Buhari’s government has been a nightmare to Nigerians. For Nigeria to have a breakthrough, Buhari must go.

But some Nigerians, especially from the South-West are saying that Afenifere leaders ought to close ranks with Tinubu, Osinbajo and others that are working with Buhari in the overall interest of the geo-political zone, what’s your reaction to that?
Afenifere is not opposed to anything that will promote good governance, take care of the interests of the South-West and Nigerians generally, but some of these people are betrayers, and what they are doing today are not in the interests of Yoruba and Nigerians generally.

Look at the issue of restructuring, some Yoruba like Tinubu, Bisi Akande, Osinbajo and others have always been on the same page with us on the issue of restructuring but now that they are with Buhari, they are singing a new song. They have become turn-coats just to please Buhari their leader and master who is known to be publicly against restructuring.

Human beings are indeed very funny and unpredictable. Look at Bisi Akande, somebody that even wrote a book on the need for Restructuring in Nigeria. He has now recanted. He is now speaking with double-mouth on restructuring. What of Tinubu and Osinbajo – they have all betrayed restructuring because they are now in Buhari’s camp. Tinubu and some of these people have become serial betrayers.

If it were to be in the olden days, people like Akande, and Tinubu would have been banished from their towns. As I said earlier, Akande and Tinubu working for Buhari are leading the Yoruba into slavery. I appeal to the Yoruba, and Nigerians in general to vote out Buhari in 2019.

Is Afenifere’s open support for the former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar as a result of this restructuring issue or just because Afenifere doesn’t like President Buhari?
For the Afenifere, Atiku Abubakar is more preferable. Although Atiku is not an ideal president but we prefer him because he promised restructuring. He has openly restated his commitment to restructuring. Atiku is unlike Buhari who has buried restructuring. Afenifere has no personal hatred for Buhari but we opposed him because some of his policies are anti-people and anti-Nigeria. Buhari is a parochial leader. He is not a true Nigerian leader but what I will describe as President of the North. Not only that, Buhari has never hidden the fact that he is pursuing a Hausa-Fulani agenda. Buhari doesn’t see the whole Nigeria as his constituency and that’s why his appointments have always been lopsided in favour of the North, especially his appointments of service chiefs and other security personnel.

It seems Afenifere is too concerned about restructuring; are there no other issues that should be the object of focus also as 2019 general elections draw nearer?
We are concerned about other issues like security also but restructuring is the key to resolve all these problems. If Nigeria restructures, it will be the beginning of a new dawn. Restructuring will launch Nigeria unto path of greatness. It will enhance faster socio-economic development. It will facilitate a return to true practice of federalism.

As the general elections draw nearer, Nigerians have only been talking about Buhari and Atiku as if there are no other presidential candidates …
Nigerians are talking about Buhari and Atiku because the two are the major gladiators. And for the parties, PDP and APC are the main contenders.

But we still have other presidential candidates like former governor Donald Duke, former Minister for Education, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, Omoyele Sowore and others.
Duke, Ezekwesili and others are just attention seekers. They should forget 2019. They are going nowhere. They should not waste their time.

My advice to Duke, Ezekwesili and others is that they should not waste votes. They should all come together and join Atiku to defeat Buhari. If Duke and Ezekwesili insist on contesting the presidential elections, they will be helping Buhari because the votes from their supporters which they should have asked them to give Atiku will be wasted.

Duke and Ezekwesili should join hands with PDP to defeat Buhari and APC. The idea of a coalition being mooted by some political parties is a good one. They should all come together to chase out Buhari from office. None of these smaller political parties including ADC can defeat Buhari and APC on their own.

How would you assess the chance of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar against President Buhari in 2019?
In a free and fair election, Atiku will defeat Buhari. Even in the North-West, which some people use to describe as Buhari’s stronghold, Atiku will defeat him there. Generally, Nigerians are tired of Buhari and APC’s bad government. Nigerians are hungry and angry. Under Buhari’s leadership, poverty has become a companion to millions of Nigerians. Lives are no longer secured. Fulani herdsmen are having a field day killing Nigerians, and Buhari is not doing anything about it. Nigeria is under Buhari’s bondage, we need to liberate ourselves.

I’m happy that millions of Nigerians have realized their mistake of voting for Buhari in 2015. Although some of us that knew that nothing good will come out of Buhari’s presidency warned Nigerians that time. We warned them not to vote for Buhari, and now we have been proved right. Now that millions of Nigerians have learnt their lessons, they are now waiting for 2019 to come so that they can vote out Buhari. But I’m not happy that Tinubu, Bisi Akande and Osinbajo are still deceiving the Yoruba that Buhari is the best for Nigeria.

But this time around, Tinubu’s deceit will not work. Yoruba will reject him and Buhari. Tinubu is very selfish. He is deceiving Yoruba to support Buhari because of his own personal interests. Other geo-political zones are rejecting Buhari, and South-West will also reject him in 2015.

What is your advice to INEC on 2019?
I don’t have confidence in INEC to conduct free and fair elections in 2019. Look at how INEC compromised in Osun State gubernatorial election. How INEC favoured APC.

Again, President Buhari’s niece, Mrs Zakari is a top member of INEC. All these will make Nigerians to doubt INEC’s neutrality. Even international observers, and members of the international community condemned INEC’s conduct in the Osun elections. But my warning to INEC is this, INEC should not play with fire. INEC should not set Nigeria on fire. Any attempt to rig the election will be resisted. A word they say is enough for the wise.

What Nigeria needs in 2019 is a leader who can unite all Nigerians. We don’t want a parochial or divisive president like Buhari. INEC should allow the will of Nigerians to prevail. The election should be free and fair.

We need a leader that can keep Nigeria secured. Under Buhari, Nigeria is bleeding. Human lives are no longer sacred as herdsmen are now on rampage killing and maiming innocent Nigerians at will, and unfortunately, these murderous herdsmen have become sacred cows, and are being protected and shielded by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Credit: The Sun

News Headlines Nov 11, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 11, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
My invitation, quizzing by DSS not strange — Oshiomhole
I’ve never been declared mentally unstable, Sanwo-Olu tells INEC
Minimum wage: 1.5 million FG workers to earn over N2.3tn
The fire threatening to consume Oshiomhole and APC’s chances in 2019
Nigerian entertainers are too broke for me –Maryam Charles
Alleged $3.5bn diversion is $1.05bn loan to fund subsidy –NNPC
Money siphoned through NNPC more than what varsities need – ASUU President, Ogunyemi
Couple, daughter, mother-in-law die in Anambra crash
‘Why NURTW members invaded Ondo Assembly’
Power sector loses N460.3bn as generation plummets
Govt yet to initiate talks on strike – ASUU
Teachers of Benue pupils killed by their mum: It’s shocking losing three of our pupils in gruesome manner
I’ve never been declared mentally unstable, Sanwo-Olu tells INEC
Minimum wage: 1.5 million FG workers to earn over N2.3tn
The fire threatening to consume Oshiomhole and APC’s chances in 2019
Gboyega Isiaka is Ogun next governor – Obasanjo
Osun poll: Afenifere leaders clash over Omisore’s suspension
Why I post sultry pictures despite being a virgin –Adokiye
Innocent killed, Ajegunle baales detained, culprits walk freely —Victims of Lagos cult war
Police nab man using Facebook to defraud women
Gunmen release Ondo ADC chieftains, collect N15m ransom
Police arrest three for illegal baby adoption
School debunks sexual assault on Edo pupil
NAPTIP probes traffickers of out-of-school children
Customs seize 11 vehicles worth N128m
INEC warns against hate speech during campaigns
No plans to drop me as APC candidate – Shekarau
‘Any Benue person voting APC committing suicide’
Stop hate speech, Obi tells El-Rufai
Plateau PDP agrees on deputy gov, backs Useni
Power sector loses N460.3bn as generation plummets
High transaction costs discourage investors from capital market ― LSE
Ways technology is changing how we live
Electricity tariff needs to be increased soon – Fadeyibi
FG won’t accommodate vehicle expenditure, others in 2019 budget
Addressing social instability through entrepreneurship development
I work with my husband but we’ve never disagreed on money —Godrey Ogbechie
My father loved singing, especially in the shower – Sunday Awoniyi’s son
Speaker’s loyalists are noisemakers – Mohammed
Dogara made Abubakar governor of Bauchi – Tukur
I’ll increase Nigeria’s GNP to $3.5tn by 2024 — Ukonga
Manchester City are untouchable –Mourinho
Chukwueze’s form thrills Rohr ahead of Bafana clash
Argentine couple name baby River Plate
Messi returns to Barcelona squad, Dembele dropped
Leicester fans march in honour of late Thai owner
Chelsea’s Barkley fears hostile reception at Everton
How my acting career ended prematurely— Teju Babyface
I didn’t give sweeper money to attract publicity –Chika Lann
We’re set to break monopoly of Lagos as entertainment capital –Maryam Abdul
Getting close to me will tell you I’m not controversial –Shebaby
What is gallstone?
Ways technology is changing how we live
Nigeria’s .ng domain grows by 24% in 10 months
Editorial: Soccer age cheats: Lessons from Benin Republic
Impact of technology on youths
Elections and bloodshed
I support Oby Ezekwesili for President
Can Maggi really cook the difference?

The Nation
Ondo: Inside story of State Assembly crisis
PDP: Fayose, Secondus clash over Ekiti leadership tussle
Army redeploys top commanders
Primaries: Governor offered Oshiomhole $500,000 bribe in cash
My encounter with DSS, by Oshiomhole
EFCC probes Akwa Ibom over withdrawal of another N6.5b from account
Ondo: Inside story of State Assembly crisis
Air Force kills scores of Boko Haram insurgents
El’Rufai, Obi in fresh verbal exchanges over bigot label
2019: Katsina APC’s simmering crisis
JULIUS AGHAHOWA Football gave me everything in life
‘She wanted counselling on sports journalism but we found love’
PAUL POGBA: Mum behind my flamboyant fashion sense
N/Delta: N1.8tr required to cleanup 2,500 contaminated sites
Former Cadbury boss to unveil book on non-oil sector
Rainoil boss wins oil industry Man of the Year award
Nigeria can earn over N158b from pest control management
‘I believe in distributive leadership’
Infinix Note 5 stylus cuts across every profession
Singer Chidinma builds mansion for mother on 60th birthday
Anambra accident claims couple, daughter, mother-in-law
Automobile association seeks establishment of mechanic villages in Osun
Abduction: Four Catholic priests regain freedom in Delta
Nigerian engineer who won MTV Lip Sync Battle Africa
BIMBO ADEMOYE: I’ll never lobby to win awards
Beulah Quartet wow audience at the ‘Youth Be Inspired Initiative’
Davido hosts Jamaica dancehall superstar Popcaan
This generation has failed this country
PDP and the plea for forgiveness
Why Nigeria has remained highly disunited and under developed

ThisDay
Babalakin: FG Alone Can’t Fund University Education
Abaribe Writes Nigeria’s Envoy to Verify if NnamdiKanu is in Israel
Buhari, Obasanjo, IBB, Pay Tribute As Allison Ayida is Buried
Babalakin: FG Alone Can’t Fund University Education
Urges ASUU to return to the negotiation table
EFCC Moves to Prosecute Babachir Lawal, Drafts Charges
PCNI Empowers 400 Youths from Conflict Zones
Kaduna Archbishop: Nigeria at War with Fanatics, Kidnappers, Terrorist
Belarusian Multinational Seeks Partnership with FG, Lagos on Cable Light Rail
Nigeria Ranks Third in Premature Birth Globally
Family of Four Dies in Auto Crash in Anambra
Nigerian Entertainer, Banky W, Enters House of Representatives Race
Lawyer Asks INEC to Sanction APC Flawed Primaries
Harvard Scholar Bags Religion Awards
APC Opposes Ayade’s Plan to Impose Caretaker Committees on Councils
NNPC Drops 500 from its Workforce for Failing Promotion Test
Firm Launches National Quiz Show
‘My American Dream and Rebuilding the Nigerian Infrastructure’
Prince Charles Visit and Nigeria’s Eclectic Foreign Policy
Hamzat: Portrait of a Worthy Ally
What’s with Atiku’s Dubai Trip?
Can States Really Pay N30,000?
Shall This Cup Pass over Buhari?
Drama, Intrigues as Eighth National Assembly Enters Home Stretch
A Minute Silence for the Fixer
The Demystification of Adams Oshiohmole
Enhancing Food Security, Financial Inclusion with Anchor Borrower Programme
Supreme Court Judgment, Game-Changer for Oil-producing States
Livestock Transactions Go Online 247
Unilever Certified Africa Top Employer
Ogun Makes Headway in 2018 Cowbell Competition
Konga Excites Customers in Black Friday Sales
Chelsea Seek to Continue Unbeaten Start against Everton
Comeback Kings United Dare City at Etihad
St Saviours Ikoyi Holds Successful Kids Mini-Marathon
Odogwu: The Iroko Falls at 91
ECHOING THE TIMES, LIMCAF UPS THE ANTE…
Bob-Nosa Uwagboe Plans Obituary for November 24
The Award Winning, Julian Osula Role in Community Development
Footloose and Ready to Shake
EDITORIAL: As Election Campaigns Begin…

The Sun

How we arrived at new minimum wage for Nigerian workers – Pepple, chairman, Tripartite Committee
Shi’ites/Army clashes: Let there be peace
ean Chiazor-Anishere: My karate ‘crazy’ brothers made me become a tomboy
I’m single and hot – Florence Okonkwo, actress
You’re liars, Dan Fulani to clerics who predicted Buhari’s failure in 2019
DSS invitation: My story – Oshiomhole
Shake up in Army
NAFDAC sensitises farmers against wrong application of agrochemicals
INEC attributes high cost of conducting elections to insecurity
Mrs Buhari honours airport cleaner who returned lost bag
2019: Oil politics rearing its ugly head
Benue guber: SDP warns supporters against intra-party wrangling
Iwobi reveals Emery secrets
Akusho wins 2018 Lagos Women Run
Supermodel Naomi Campbell arrives Nigeria
Mayeth’s new single, Don’t Play, thugged-out banger,’
How do I tell her I love her?
What to do when your friend’s marriage is on the rocks
“I married my husband because of his money!” (3)
Stories of RCCG Redemption Camp by Pastor Adeboye
He died after a brief illness
Dancing to Fela’s inimitable song, Open & Close
Nigerian banks biggest challenge of investors – Ikpea
Danger, uncertainty over 2019 budget Personality of the Week: Ike Ekweremadu
Winners of 2018 ANA prizes
Stringent voices and mega narratives
VP, IGP, please police hinder ease of doing business policy at Lagos ports
FG, states should urgently deal with socioeconomic problems
Malaria: Borno Govt. distributes 3.7m treated nets

Daily Trust

‘Nuts may help control weight, benefit health’
A likely boost awaits Plateau’s tourism industry
Voices of African Photography: At the intersection of identity, power and belonging
A chat with Ola Bale, Nigeria’s polystyrene sculptor
Is China burdening Africa with debt?
Oshiomhole returns, opens up on DSS quiz
ASUU strike: Why lecturers are up in arms again
Reminiscences with Hajiya Amina Isyaku Kiru
Banky W. declares for House of Reps seat
Bindow’s WAEC certificate missing as he emerges APC candidate for Adamawa guber
Nigerians are frustrated, says Obasanjo
U.S unveils new trade policy to boost investment in Nigeria, others
2019: Abubakar, Pate, Bala Mohammed, 22 others make INEC list for Bauchi governorship
36 candidates vie for Kaduna governorship
Burnley hold Leicester on an emotional day
Liverpool ‘completely dismiss’ reports club is for sale
Abuja comes alive as Carnival, 1212 unity polo tournaments berth
U.S unveils new trade policy to boost investment in Nigeria, others
Ecobank’s Rapidtransfer app offers zero fees on international transfers
Power outage at Lagos Airport will soon be over – FAAN boss
Suspected robber shot dead, others flee in Ogun
Breaking: Many feared dead as Boko haram ambush travelers
Agom Adara to be laid to rest tomorrow
I support Oby Ezekwesili for president
RE: ELEGY FOR GENERAL ALKALI
Is China burdening Africa with debt?
Iranian women still hoping for access to Asian club football showcase final match
French govt. impounds plane with 149 passengers
Editorial: Prince Charles in NigeriaNigerians react as El-Rufai calls Peter Obi a tribal bigot
Dangote breaks Guinness record for largest puff-puff pyramid
Between forgiveness and ‘reasoned forgetfulness’

Tribune

Stop insulting Osinbajo: Yoruba group cautions Dogara, House of Reps
Osun election petition tribunal moves sitting to Abuja
Boko Haram: Army charged to sustain winning spirit against insurgents
WSO to Nigerians : Sniper causes respiratory paralyses, bad for food preservation
INEC, security agencies to mop up hidden PVCs in Benue —REC
I will continue to campaign, whether INEC publishes my name or not —Adebutu
Osun election petition tribunal moves sitting to Abuja
Abaribe’s lawyer demands Nnamdi Kanu’s status in Israel
Suspected armed robbers attack policemen, kill one, cart away rifles in Delta
Housewife: She can go after refunding N160,000 I spent on her —Husband
He always threatens to kill, cut me into pieces —Wife
Tension as robbers kill undergraduate over cell phone in Yenagoa
10 ways to hear from God regularly
Hymn Stories: My Jesus I Love Thee
Revolution imminent in Nigeria —Akande
African Church primate identifies eight indicators of unhealthy church
Atoyebi laments proliferation of churches
Cleric warns Nigerians against selling their conscience
APC’s ongoing self-immolation
My daughter wants to see her father •Davido’s alleged baby mama cries out
IMN: Before another descent into darkness
INJURY TIME WITH PIUS ADESANMI
2019: PDP contesting against INEC, not Buhari —Okupe
Ogun 2019: Gale of endorsements as Ogun West royal fathers unite on Isiaka

The Guardian

We need pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus stop, Ladipo traders beg Ambode
2019: Opposition insists government using SIPs to induce votes
Oshiomhole returns from ‘exile,’ admits seeing DSS
Macron urges leaders at WWI ceremony to ‘build hope, not fear’
Police stop protesters approaching Trump motorcade in Paris
Poland marks independence centenary amid tensions
Bangladesh opposition says will contest election
Clashes reach residential streets in Yemen’s Hodeida
Osun governorship election tribunal relocates to Abuja
Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of City clash
A fortnight of tennis mixed grill
80 golfers for Southern Sun Ikoyi tournament
Onyekuru ecstatic over Super Eagles’ call up
Lloris ‘one of the best’ for Pochettino as Spurs grind out another win
Alcacer fires Dortmund past beleaguered Bayern to maintain Bundesliga lead
King Siblings: Kemi and Remi Adetiba
Listen: Yard And Chill By Mr Eazi
Tekashi69 With the N16,402,500 Smile
Watch: Moment Gunmen Shot At Tekashi69 And Kanye West
Negative sentiments, socio-economic uncertainties lull capital market buoyancy
Avuru: Government must stimulate private sector growth to attract more IPOs
Editoria: ASUU, strike and future of education
Give credit unto who the credit belongs
The bounty that is Film Africa
Yoruba: Time to speak truth to power – Part 3
Now a father in-law and awaiting grandpa
USA and midterm global reset
Who will bell the cat?
Ebun Clark: The matriarch and her two Idols
After NAFEST, NCAC ready for INAC expo
With Midnight Hotel, Osofisan takes a panoramic view of governance, leadership
Duke of Shomolu Production tells the Lagos story in ‘Oba Eshugbayi’
Healthy eating, physical exercise to mitigate diabetes
Fight pneumonia with good hygiene, strong immunity

Leadership

Child Education In Throes As 24 States Shun N51bn UBEC Fund
I Was Not Arrested, Detained By DSS – Oshiomhole
Averted Labour Strike Saves Nigeria N5.6bn Daily Losses
FG Implements BRISIN To Address Unemployment In Nigeria
49 Candidates To Contest Sokoto Governorship Poll
Dariye And Intrigues Over Plateau Central Seat
NAF Air Strike Kills Several Boko Haram Terrorists
Bauchi APC And The Conspiracy Of Silence
Google Doodle Celebrates Christy Essien-Igbokwe’s 58th Posthumous Birthday
Shehu Sani Tasks Leaders On Sacrifice, Transparency
KEDCO Assures Consumers of Adequate Power Supply
I Am Not Supporting Atiku – Bukar
Why Corruption Festers In Nigeria – Kukah
Industrialising Northern Nigeria: Borno’s Surprising Example
6 Years After: Mentally Challenged Family Of 5 Gets Succour
Philip Emeagwali: ‘The Bill Gates Of Africa’
Symptoms That Point To High Blood Pressure
Students, Various Groups Demand Justice For Ochanya
I Am Not Supporting Atiku – Bukar
MTN’s $10bn Nigeria Fine May Threaten SA’s Financial Stability
Ekundayo’s Drive For Safe Investments
Mainone Links MEST Incubator With High-Speed Internet
MTN Recognised For Compliance At NITDA Awards
2019: US Advocates Fair, Transparent, Credible Polls
Dariye And Intrigues Over Plateau Central Seat
2019: Fayose’s Battle For Relevance And PDP’s Shaky Stance In S’ West
Katsina Guber: Can PDP Unseat Gov Masari?
Rohr Hails Club Form Of Nigerian Players
Maiden Football Reality Show To Kickoff In 15 States
Manchester Derby: City Battle United At Etihad
Golf FCT Chair Vows To Reposition The Game
Rhema Effiom Emerges New Miss Indigenous Nigeria 2018
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene,Midnight Crew, Others To Headline
I Am A Very Natural Person – Anyafulu
When One Relationship Ends
EDITORIAL: Towards Ensuring Safe Motherhood
APC Industrialisation Scorecard: When Facts Speak Loud
Appreciating WHO Responses To Cholera Outbreak In North East
Oba Of Benin To Prince Charles, Facilitate Return Of Our Artefacts
Onyeama Heads FG’s Delegation To Guinea Bissau Ahead Of Elections
Concerns Over Rise Of Political Thuggery

New Telegraph

I didn’t collect money from anyone –Oshiomhole
Shake up: Army redeploys 103 senior officers
Minimum Wage: How FG dribbled Labour
You lack capacity to stop radio Biafra, IPOB tells FG
2019: Obasanjo backs Isiaka to succeed Amosun
APC, botched dynasty, fears
Neither Buhari nor Atiku is good enough for Nigeria –Onuora
‘Atiku ‘ll wipe away Nigerians’ tears’
Otasanya-Martins advocate better deal for Nigerian workers
Customs impounds12exotic cars, 1,233 bags of foreign rice worth N240m
Missing candidates: 20 opposition parties bemoan Zamfara APC over crisis
Oshiomhole is doing a great job, says Sen. Barau
2019: Sokoto Govt applauds INEC over voters’ register
Rondon double earns Newcastle victory Unhealthy toilets: What female undergraduates do to stay off infections –Investigation
Osun: State of the gods
Day ghosts came in pair
2019: We must disrupt Nigeria’s low equilibrium politics –Ezekwesili
Sanwo-Olu courts Christian leaders ahead of 2019 elections
Ugwuanyi has returned government to the people –Ogbodo
I was one of the first to wear Kembe –Hon. Dayo Bush
Focus is the key
NB, FRSC hold rally on “Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign
NASS to partner Maritime Media on Deep Seaport workshop
Price of foodstuffs’ll fall after 2019 elections –Consumers
Minimum wage: Inflation set to hit 20%
Akpeyi targets Eagles goalkeeper position SPORTS8 hours agoCity, United in royal rumble in Manchester Enyeama, Schmeichel and 10 iconic goalkeepers who scored goals
EDITORIAL: Universities’ unaccredited courses, a time bomb
I love smart men –Keira Hewatch

Vanguard

Keeping Silent In The Face Of Tyranny
CAN Crisis: NCEF Says Investigation Was A Sham
Nigeria’s New Minimum Wage: Too Much To Ask?
I Don’t Care What You Think Of Me -Ujunwa Mandy Obi
Agonies Of Teenage Girls Married Off To Men Old Enough To Be Their Fathers
The Day Of The Piano Teacher
It’s A Season Of Miracles
The Power To Get Wealth (1)
Oil Firm Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In Delta Community
Rose May Alaba Teams Up With Mayorkun On ’50/50 Loving’
SCARY! Tuberculosis May Be At Your Doorsteps
‘One Of The First Things That Connected Us Was That We Were Both Orphans’
We Are At War With Fanatics, Kidnappers – Kaduna Bishop
On Whose Side Is Obasanjo?
We Need A Fourth Tier Of Government Comprising Traditional Rulers —Oba Ajayi
The Bearer Of The Trident Of Victory
N33BILLION FRAUD ALLEGATION: PDP Takes On VP Osinbajo
Updated: My encounter with DSS, by Oshiomhole
How does the circumstance El Rufai referred to relate to bigotry ? – Peter Obi
Okorocha calls for the arrest of Oshiomole
Stop sermonizing, answer your N33bn corruption allegation, PDP tells Osinbajo
Untold fears of S’South govs
Gulak recalls moment trouble started in Imo primarie
Finally, Oshiomhole speaks on his meeting with DSS
Rivers 2019: How Amaechi convinced me to run as APC candidate —Tonye Cole
GANDUJE: Mixed reactions as lawmakers insist on probe despite court order
Atiku has not been tried but voting for Buhari again would eclipse Nigeria – Olisa Agbakoba
Tunji Abayomi mulls defection from APC
1,000 issues that delayed road to Akpabio’s town – Inyangeyen
Bosso keeps Pillars waiting
Wuraola Ojo Golf tourney: First pro title excites Aboy
Rivers Utd stranded after South East/South South pre-season tourney
Mistakes cost me Eagles’ first choice spot – Akpeyi
Junior Lokosa seals China move
The mistress at her husband’s funeral!
Men don’t like it when they get a dose of their medicine!
Lagos Film Academy secures funding, announces competition
Singer Chidinma builds mansion for mother on 60th birthday
Treat telecom infrastructure as collective heritage, NCC urges Nigerians
There’s no one in charge in Nigeria — Fasehun

News Headlines Nov 10, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 10, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
APC crisis: Buhari, Osibanjo, Tinubu, govs meet next week to determine Oshiomhole’s fate
NURTW members invade Ondo Assembly, beat lawmakers, others
N5.8bn illegal approval: I did no wrong, Osinbajo replies House of Reps
Shiites can’t take on the Nigerian state and expect to be spared – Defence Spokesperson, Agim
Rigorous training made me dump football for music –Rose May, David Alaba’s sister
I’m determined to challenge successful African artistes –D Large
Getting US citizenship is one of my most memorable moments –Yomi Gold
I’m surprised police declared me wanted for doing skit, actress says
Ighalo laments missing Bafana clash
FG to open new Lagos airport terminal Q1 2019
NURTW members invade Ondo Assembly, beat lawmakers, others
N5.8bn illegal approval: I did no wrong, Osinbajo replies House of Reps
Premier League: Gritty Torreira brings added steel to Arsenal
Beware of contaminated beans, CPC warns consumers
Women are better borrowers, says CBN
FIRS generated N4.3tn tax revenue in 10 months – Fowler
Power firms facing difficult times – Senate committee
No investment offer yet, Diamond Bank declares
Shehu Sani, el-Rufai trade insults on Twitter
Ways couples can have a hot, erotic sex life (3)
I prefer sex to coaching, says Guardiola
Tonye Cole’s convoy kills two, injures another in Rivers
Customs seize bags of Indian hemp, foreign rice
Police arrest seven over alleged illicit currency trade in Edo
Police arraign policeman accused of killing ex-minister’s niece
Flight attendant breastfeeds passenger’s baby as mother runs out of infant formula
I don’t want prayers, thoughts, only gun control, says mother of US shooting victim
Police kill robber during operation
Customs seizes 12 illegally imported exotic cars, contraband worth N240m
2019: FG, APC plot to illegally win in Bayelsa, says PDP
Executive asked us to cut MDAs’ budgets for 2019 elections – Senator
Elections are opportunities to remove failures –Halilu, President’s brother-in-law
Imo APC governorship candidate’s name missing as INEC releases names
UK restates commitment to credible polls in 2019
I’ll provide jobs for youths, others – Reps candidate
I’m confident PDP will get Buhari out of office in 2019 – Emmanuel
Two things I count as achievements are my son and company
I’m not afraid of my scars, they beautify me –Ihuoma, polio survivor
As a banker, I was trained to treat everyone as king, so it was tough adjusting to being served –Baridam, King of Bangha
I miss the salty seas, the smell of the oceans, seamen’s banters and jokes –Commodore Ayuba (retd.)
Ighalo laments missing Bafana clash
Premier League: Gritty Torreira brings added steel to Arsenal
I prefer sex to coaching, says Guardiola
Sterling extends Man City contract
Federer, Djokovic divided over future venue for ATP Finals
Balotelli out again as Mancini brings new faces into Italy squad
9.3million pupils, 26 states captured in school feeding programme – FG
State of emergency: Experts urge FG to implement policies
Ondo spent N2bn on 175 primary schools – Akeredolu
‘Pupils need knowledge of economy to survive’
Okorocha releases N2.86bn for reconstruction of schools
HCCOGA donates Math laboratory to alma mater
Rapper Ice Cube takes aim at Trump with new song
Disney to commence streaming shows next year
Erectile Dysfunction and Infertility
IDPs have taken over our schools, say Taraba teachers, pupils
Muddled messages: Viewers, schoolchildren at the mercy of embarrassing subtitles in Nigerian films
Life of recuperating family of five at Calabar psychiatric hospital
Figuring it out…
Girls, stop dancing to the drumbeats of the devil!!!
Celebrating Bolanle Awe: The matriarch of feminist history
5 Things you should stop expecting your husband to do
How you can raise caring, well-behaved children

The Nation

APC – PDP in verbal war over Wike’s N200m donation to Benue IDPs
Nnamdi Kanu: Abaribe writes Nigeria’s ambassador to Israel
Ondo Assembly Speaker, deputy impeached
Oshiomhole: Untold story of how DSS held him hostage for eight hours
You’re wrong on Northeast emergency intervention, Osinbajo replies Reps
MANY NIGERIAN GUYS ARE FLIRTS – AUSTRIA-BASED SINGER ROSE MAY ALABA
Nnamdi Kanu: Abaribe writes Nigeria’s ambassador to Israel
I miss my joints, clubbing, driving –Osun monarch Oba Agunsoye relives one year on the throne
2019: States where governors’ feuds with senators may shape polls
APC, PDP, 30 other parties for 2019 Kwara governorship poll
Edo creates 77,200 jobs in two years
Obaseki rewards 33 EDSTMA officials for dedication to duty
NDE trains 230 Ekiti youths in skills acquisition
Bayelsa condemns killing of teenager by cultists
Man United ready to go ‘TOE-TO-TOE’ with cross city rivals
Silva confident Everton can end dreadful record at Chelsea
Man City fans furious at appointment of ‘Man Utd fan’
Boateng dropped, Reus recalled for Germany’s matches
Warnock expects to end managerial career at Cardiff City
Coca-Cola plans energy drinks
CIBN hosts FintechNGR…as group organizes Social Meet 3.0
Firm introduces first emergency mobile app
‘How Nigerian exporters can benefit from AGOA’
2018 Cocoa Festival kicks off in UK
Malta Guinness returns with Season 2 of Maltavator Challenge
Police in Edo arrest eight suspects over alleged illicit sale of Naira
Boko Haram highly degraded, expiring – Buratai
Man admits stealing motorcycle
Three docked for obtaining bank loan with forged documents
Man jailed five months for stealing phones
NYSC DG charges corps members to sustain reading culture
Sola Sobowale, Kenny Blaq, other win big at Naija FM Comedy Awards
‘Simi Live in London’ holds tomorrow
Tiwa Savage’s short speech on MTV EMA stage
Shatta Wale chides young artistes crazy about awards
ADESUA lauds Linda Ejiofor, fiancé over engagement
Local farmer stresses need for cultivation of Vitamin A Cassava

The Sun

Zamfara APC candidates’ names missing on INEC list
Drama as Ondo Assembly sacks Speaker, Deputy
I spent 15 years learning the art of acting – Ireti Doyle
Anthony Anenih (1933-2018)
2019 polls: Buhari worried over Oshiomhole, APC govs’ rift
FRCN takes over Radio Biafra
Imo guber: Okorocha loses out as INEC lists Uzodinma as APC’s candidate
Kalu commiserates with Odogwu Family, Delta State
FIRS generates N4.3trn tax revenue from Jan to Oct — Fowler
Court fixes Dec.7 to hear motion against Innosson
Churches, Mosques Must Pay Electricity Bill Or Risk Disconnection – Kaduna Electric Warns
Forgery: Innoson’s boss loses bid to stop trial
PDP, APC have failed Nigerians – Donald Duke
Nwosu commends INEC for obeying Court Order
Isa Yuguda: I join APC to help Buhari, Abubakar get reelected
APGA begins reconciliation with aggrieved members in Anambra
Kaduna guber race: PDP candidate, Ashiru, visits IBB
High cost of production stifling paints, coatings business –PMA
End building collapse in Nigeria now –Reps committee charges NBRRI
How infrastructure can enhance property valuation
2018 Nigeria Bankers Games enter quarterfinals
Leicester to wear tribute shirts for late owner
Ministry sets up committee for sports federations funding
D’Tigers, D’Tigress set for 2018 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup
Lagos SWAN, CANON plan big for Sports Journalists
Zenith Bank B’ball League: Prize money increase excite participants
Didier Drogba retires with defeat in USL Cup final
Nigeria’s John Boyega stars in ‘Hold Back The Stars’
Vitiligo model makes history at Victoria’s Secret fashion show
Union, hubby Wade welcome baby via surrogate
Comedy show with ace comedian Ghana Must Go
Supermodel Naomi Campbell arrives Nigeria
Singer Tekno treats undisclosed illness, apologises to fans
Tiwa Savage chronicles music journey in British Vogue feature
Unending budget palaver
The challenges of second-parenting
The butcher in Riyadh
Nigeria, as in other lands
Toyin Olakunri in her own words
Jesus Himself drew nearer and went with them
Diamond Couple: Mr and Mrs Ariwodo
Structured Trade Finance to boost intra-African trade….Afreximbank
Not all senior advocates are good lawyers – Robert Clarke, SAN
2019 polls: Buhari worried over Oshiomhole, APC govs’ rift
sons about true manhood
Ways to protect your child from sexual abuse
Help! I’m sexually attracted to my daughters
Rivers 2019: INEC dashes Abe’s governorship ambition

Daily Trust

Doctor authors book on healthcare improvements
Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s ‘Matigiri’ for film adaptation
THE LAST GOOD BOOK I READ… Ismail Shomala (Artist) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
Prof. Kolo: A colossal intellectual loss
Governor Lolo and the answer to global poverty
Katsina: Banditry spike drivesq hundreds from villages
Ritual murders, human parts dealers on the rise
We want Nigerian goods to become popular in China – Zhou
2019: How Buhari, Atiku are tearing Kannywood apart
Should religion, ethnicity influence choice of running mate?
Oshiomhole to return before campaigns begin
Buhari off to France for peace forum
Emir’s death: Mourners throng Nasarawa palace
INEC makes U-turn, publishes Uzodinma as APC Imo guber candidate
Amosun’s candidates, Adebutu lose out, as Abiodun, Bankole make list
Lalong, Useni, 19 others jostle for Plateau gov’ship seat
Injury can’t stop me – Youth Olympics medallist, Oritsemeyiwa
Plateau United recruit 8 players, drop 4
Power outage at Lagos Airport will soon be over – FAAN boss
Suspected robber shot dead, others flee in Ogun
Motorcade carrying British, Belgian PMs hit by car
UNITED STATES: Gunman kills 12 in California bar
PAKISTAN: Blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail
Editorial: Poor implementation of FoI Act
U.S. firm to assemble phones in Uganda
First bank launches WhatsApp banking
Digitization: Huawei to launch public cloud in South Africa
Council set to invest $350m in sugar production in Kogi
How N50m Taraba rice farm was destroyed 10 days to harvest
Gunmen kill 100 level university student in Bayelsa over phone
Queen Moremi’s musical stage play underway
D’banj, Sony Music sign record deal
‘If I am President’ hits cinemas nationwide this weekend
Anita Akapson: Alleged killer-cop arraigned, granted bail
$1.3bn withholding tax: MTN’s suit against Attorney General fixed for Dec. 3
Woman gets N50, 000 bail for assaulting man in Ogun
FTH Gombe gets new chief medical director

Vanguard

INEC Releases Names Of Candidates For By-Elections In Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara
Taking Charge As Super Cartel OPEC+ Emerges Dec
SHAME OF A NATION: Passengers, Stakeholders Outraged Over Incessant Power Outage At Lagos Airport
Hanging In The Balance Of Life And Death, Young Joshua Needs N20m For Survive
Rohr Banks On Chukwueze, Success To Wreck South Africa
Religious Kano And The Ganduje Tapes
Borno Retirees Protest 3-Year Non-Payment Of Arrears
Plateau Govt. To Train Boys Brigade On Intelligence Gathering
Urhobo Still Waiting For Buhari To Fulfill Promises
Gov Amosu Hosts Veteran Journalists
HIFL: UAM Tillers’ Vande Targets World University Games Gold
Duke Of Shomolu Ushers Yuletide Season With ‘Oba Eshugbayi’
Commission Trains 150 Persons On Vocational Skills In Bauchi, Taraba
2018 Nigeria Bankers Games Enter Quarterfinals
“If I Am President” Hits Cinemas
Bristow Helicopter Crashed In Lagos
Investments In Sports Have Restored Our Legacy, Says Gov. Ugwuanyi
Breaking: INEC publishes Uzodimma’s name as Imo APC guber candidate
President Buhari departs for Paris to participate in peace forum
Why we are displaying voters’ register – Yakubu, INEC boss
El-Rufai calls Atiku’s running mate, Peter Obi a tribal bigot
To deepen democracy we must build our institutions- Speaker Dogara
El-Rufai to Obi: You’re bigot; No, you’d insulted Jesus Christ, Omokri replies
Why I featured D’banj in ‘Lemonade’ – Cheekychizzy
What prison experience in Canada taught me – Dammy Krane
How I nearly lost my son at Oriental hotel – Muma Gee
Cowbellpedia promoting economy via competition
Police in Edo arrest eight suspects over alleged illicit sale of Naira
Why we instituted Ojukwu annual memorial lecture – COOU VC
Oshodi Transport Interchange now at 83 % completion stage
Treat telecom infrastructure as collective heritage, NCC urges Nigerians
Hanging in the balance of life and death, young Joshua needs N20m for survive
Nigeria still flares commercial gas, loses N128bn in five months

News Headlines Nov 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Alleged N33bn fraud: Reps demand NEMA DG’s sacking, accuse Osinbajo of illegal approval
Minimum wage: Court gives FG, Labour till Jan 30 to submit report
Adams Oshiomhole to face further DSS questioning
Outrage over FG’s claim of spending N3.5m monthly to feed El-Zakzaky
Amorous man takes home male disguised as a woman
We can have a downward review of minimum wage
DSS arrests IS bomb expert, 10 kidnappers
I’ve no plan to quit teaching for acting – Saka
CBN, MTN near deal over $8.1bn fund transfer
Ganduje bribery videos: Contractor ready to testify before assembly panel
AFCON: Ex-Eagles stars slam Rohr over Aniyikaye invitation
‘Man United didn’t deserve Juve win’
Police arraign tenant for renovating house without landlord’s consent
Strike: Okebukola pleads with ASUU
3:50 am
Obey the rule of law, British envoy tells Shi’ites, security agencies
Police discover mass grave with 200 bodies
Chinese firm allegedly sacks workers over refusal to practise Buddhism
I haven’t been paid for selling newborn’s placenta to cleric – Suspect
NSCDC arrests car thief who hid for two years
Three dead, five missing as boat capsizes in Lagos
Fake clearing agent defrauds customer of N6.7m
Imo police nab suspected cultists for killing woman
Primaries’ crises: Reps probe alleged abuses by political parties, INEC
Aworis allege marginalisation in Lagos
El-Rufai appoints running mate, Hadiza, Senior Adviser-Counsellor
PDP elders reaffirm Fayose as leader, urge support
Widow wins husband’s legislative seat before election
Supreme Court bars Rivers APC chairman, Flag-Amachree, from medical trip
INEC releases candidates’ names for bye-elections in Katsina, Bauchi, two other states
Minimum wage: President never mentioned any figure –Femi Adesina
Govs, INEC violated Electoral Act during parties’ primaries, Reps allege
CBN, MTN near deal over $8.1bn fund transfer
Retirees payments stopped over empty pension accounts, PenCom intervenes
US, France, others show interest in Nigeria Air – FG
Dangote Group’s revenue’ll hit $30bn by 2020 ― Dangote
Nigerian banks must reform to survive fintech revolution – Osinbajo
Nigeria servicing debt with more than 50% revenue – IMF
We’ve given Falcons AWCON kits – NFF
NUGA boss laments poor funding
League hotshot Lokosa grabs Eunisell Boot Award, N3.8m
Iwobi hails Emery over Arsenal’s fine form
9.3million pupils, 26 states captured in school feeding programme – FG
State of emergency: Experts urge FG to implement policies
Ondo spent N2bn on 175 primary schools – Akeredolu
‘Pupils need knowledge of economy to survive’
Okorocha releases N2.86bn for reconstruction of schools
HCCOGA donates Math laboratory to alma mater
Three finalists emerge in Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Review
Enwonwu’s Tutu on display at Art X Lagos, 40 years after
Gunmen attack Femi Adebayo’s vehicle
Missy Elliot becomes first female artiste nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Ex-BBN star survives ghastly accident
Questions that people ask about diabetes mellitus
Beware, insufficient sleep may cause dehydration
‘Fruits are the alternatives to sugar, not honey’
Restore harmony in pharmacy profession, AHAPN tells new PSN president
Two million Nigerians currently receiving AIDS treatment, says NACA
Solutions to poor home Internet connection
Editorial: Lagos gridlock and Operation Velvet
When life throws mud at you
Akinkugbe: The unfinished task of revitalising the health sector

The Nation
U.S. sure of credible elections in 2019
Three die, five missing in Lagos boat accident
MTN sues Fed Govt for N3b
2019 poll: Buhari vows harsh verdict for Atiku
IMF warns Nigeria on debt service
Judge declines request to order Ekweremadu’s arrest
2019 poll: Buhari vows harsh verdict for Atiku
Echoes of a Prince’s visit to Nigeria
690 power equipment retrieved from ports
How I will fight corruption, by Olawepo-Hashim
Fallout of APC primaries: Lagos East Senatorial Leaders begin reconciliation
Minister clears air on suspension of National Carrier
Minimum Wage Saga: Stiff judgment awaits you at polls, Presidency tells Atiku group
Ekiti APC slams Fayose for supervising ‘decay’ of utilities
Salvador urges APC’s unity ahead of 2019
African Player of the Month: SuperSport Picks Aubameyang
Call IOCs to order over anti-labour practices, union urges NNPC
Dangote unveils new products at exhibition, employs 500,000
Boosting hibiscus export
C: AVA II Nigeria counts gains
Equities rebound with N44b gain
Committee introduces new events to boost Ikorodu Oga Day
Firm marks 10th anniversary with health walk
Assembly decries state of abattoirs
Brothers arraigned for ‘forgery, land grabbing’
Family holds cancer screening for 200 after losing relative
Why codeine is addictive, by ex-pharmacy chief
Pharmacists challenge council on more spaces for interns, other issues
Novo Nordisk introduces new diabetes product
‘Use of polystyrene items by food vendors destructive to environment’
Designed for good, thrives on evil
Editorial: Kogi as mirror
98-year-old Rivers monarch advises Fed Govt
Restoring Maritime Academy’s lost tradition
Edo remodels 20 Primary Health Centres
A boost for construction in Niger Delta coastal communities
Law school: Bayelsa graduates cry to Dickson for help
Akwa Ibom: Udom’s service to God and humanity

ThisDay

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VON DG Calls for Oshiomhole’s Resignation
Minimum Wage: Buhari Didn’t Mention Any Figure, Says Presidency
Anambra Monarchs Caution EFCC over Innoson Motors’ Boss
Urges Buhari to wade into Innoson, GTB crisis
UNICEF Adolescent Nutrition Programme Launched in Delta
PDP Supporters Abandon Igbinedion for APC
Army Repels Boko Haram Attack in Yobe
Akwa Ibom Plans Trust Fund for Security Personnel
Wike Berates FG for Stopping Prince Charles’ Planned Visit to Niger Delta
Patrick Agbambu: The African Security Torch Bearer
The Chronicles, a Historical Movie on Mbaise, Makes Debut at the Cinemas
Kanekalon Offers Free Hair Service at Lagos Trade Fair
Governor Amosun Set to Host CNN’s Amanpour in Abeokuta
Abuja Karate Board Elects Umeohia Nnaedu as Chairman
Akinrowo Brings Irish Director to Nollywood for Caged in the Creeks
AGN Honours Nollywood Veterans
Osinbajo, Tinubu, Others to Attend Association of Friends 40th Anniversary
Lalong, Runsewe, Stakeholders to Drive Plateau Economy with Culture and Tourism
On Akpabio’s Challenge in Akwa Ibom
How Buhari Copied the Good in the PDP
Corruption: PDP Urges NIA, DSS, Interpol to Track Oshiomhole
VON DG Calls for Oshiomhole’s Resignation
Use Your Votes to Elect Credible Candidates, Cleric Urges Nigerians
INEC Releases Names of Candidates for Nov. 17 By-elections
N2.82trn to Hit Money Market in November
FG Plan Roadshow Ahead of $2.8bn Eurobond Sale
Report: Nigeria Leads in Piracy Attacks in Gulf of Guinea
High Air Fare Attributed to Poor Supply, Distribution of Aviation Fuel
Declaration of Emergency on Enugu Airport
Maritime Silk Road as Game Changer for Global Transport
Lokosa Gets Eunisell’s N3.8m, Trophy as NPFL Top Scorer
Onyekuru Replaces Injured Ighalo
LMC Chairman, Dikko, to Commission CAF Champions League Finals
Crystal Palace, Wolves, Others Scramble for ‘Embattled’ Victor Moses
Zenith Bank B’ball League: Increase in Prize Money Excites Participants
3rd Lagos Women Race Holds Saturday
Fireworks in Rades as Esperance Hosts Al Ahly in Final Battle
Europa: Giroud’s Goal Sends Chelsea Through to Last 32
Abuja Karate Board Elects Umeohia Nnaedu as Chairman
Akinrowo Brings Irish Director to Nollywood for Caged in the Creeks
AGN Honours Nollywood Veterans
EDITORIAL: ANTHONY ANENIH: DEATH OF ‘MR FIX IT’

The Sun

Outrage over El-Zakzaky’s N3.5m monthly feeding
2 varsity students killed in Benue cult clashes
3 die, 5 missing in Lagos boat tragedy
Supreme Court stops Rivers APC chair from going abroad
Reps probe INEC, political parties over party primaries
You’re unpopular, Okorocha replies Uzodinma
Minimum wage: Buhari’ll follow due process – Presidency
Pro-Biafra group pays homage to Obi of Onitsha
Stop complaining, your time almost up, Fayose tells Buhari
2019: Enugu people don’t need absentee senator – Ezeh, APC candidate
Defections: Akwa Ibom PDP accuses APC of forging signatures
How I was robbed of victory by APC NWC – Rahmon
2019: People will vote personality, not party – Ogbonna
2019: Only God can stop my re-election, says Emmanuel
FG debunks investing $8.8m on Nigeria Air project
Nigeria plans London roadshow ahead of $2.8bn Eurobond sale –Sources
Reform or die, Osinbajo urges Nigerian banks
Nigeria to grow by 1.9% due to fewer disruptions in oil production-IMF
SMEs must focus inwards to sustain Nigeria’s economic growth
‘Manchester United did nothing to deserve victory’ – Ronaldo
Szczesny slammed by ex-Man Utd stars for role in Juventus loss
Mayweather says ‘never agreed’ to fight Japanese kickboxer
Neymar: I deserve referee respect
AFCON Qualifier: Rohr may unleash teen sensation on Bafana
Infantino set to bar stars from World Cup
Azarenka reunites with former coach
Ronaldo left out again by Portugal
Tottenham’s Dembele ruled out until New Year
Manchester derby offers United chance to halt City march
Bayern under pressure to deliver against leaders Dortmund
Not having father figure affected me negatively – Abimbola Davies, author
Camila Cabello Biggest Winner At 2018 MTV Europe Music Award | See Full Winners List
Day Nollywood stormed Abuja for MAFAA
Tuface weeps as wife, Annie Idibia-Pero Adeniyi, his baby mama settle rift
The World Bank confirms Obiano’s strides in governance
How you can control your blood pressure with diet
Amniotic fluid embolismWike: Greatness in serving, culture of unity
Militants’ chameleonic request…
A drive to Apapa and through Apapa to see the rot that is Nigeria
USA and Midterm global reset
Banning Okada, Keke operations in FCT
Towards securitisation of intellectual property rights
FG must dialogue with ASUU
Buhari mourns Emir of Nassarawa
Thousand Oaks: At least 12 killed at California bar shooting
Ondo govt promotes 14,016 civil servants
How I broke into Malaysian film industry – Abbey Abimbola (Cracky Don)
FG debunks investing $8.8m on Nigeria Air project

Leadership

2019 Polls: If Nigeria Fails, Africa Fails – US
Army Foils Boko Haram Attack In Yobe
Minimum Wage: Court Orders FG, Labour To Submit Negotiation Report
Intrigues That Threw Up Uzodimma As Imo APC Governorship Candidate
Senator Tackles Colleaque Over Anti-Fayose Meeting
BREAKING: Emir Of Nasarawa, Hassan Abubakar II Dies At 83
Shiite: Amnesty International Plotting To Replace Boko Haram – CATE
Kwara APC Governorship Candidate Gets More Support
Dankwambo, Nafada And Equity Of Governance In Gombe State
Jajja, Eze, Gomba, Nwachukwu-Agbada, Ogunyemi Emerge Winners At ANA Literary Awards
Now That PDP ‘Has Found It’
Dangers Of Pollution In Niger Delta
Okorocha Vs Oshiomhole: Who Blinks First?
KEDCO@ 5: Achievements, Challenges And Future Plans
The Brouhaha Over El-Rufai’s Running Mate
ASUU And Its Unnecessary Strikes
What US Attorney General Ouster Could Mean For Mueller Probe
Tanzania Releases 2 Detained Journalists
Dankwambo, Nafada And Equity Of Governance In Gombe State
Jajja, Eze, Gomba, Nwachukwu-Agbada, Ogunyemi Emerge Winners At ANA Literary Awards
Dangers Of Pollution In Niger Delta
Saudi Makes $1bn Bid For Partnership With South Africa Defense Group, Denel
Afreximbank Says Africa Accounts For Only 15% Of Continent’s $1trn Global Trade
Japan’s Toshiba To Withdraw From UK Nuclear Power Project
Nigerians Pay Over N17.68bn For US Visa
El-Rufai Appoints Running Mate, Hadiza Balarabe, As Senior Adviser-Counsellor
CNN’s Jim Acosta Gets His White House Press Pass Revoked
Mid-Term Elections 2018: Do Celebrities Really Influence Voters?
Mayweather Denies Fight With Japanese Kickboxer
Meet First Female Artiste Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame
EDITORIAL: Curbing Pollution-induced Deaths
KEDCO@ 5: Achievements, Challenges And Future Plans
What US Attorney General Ouster Could Mean For Mueller Probe
Gunman Kills 12 In California Country Bar
US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Hospitalised After Fall
Tambuwal Approves Payment Of Registration Fees For Sokoto Students
CAS Restates Commitment To Eliminate Bandits
Ex-agitators Threaten To Return To Creek Over Contract

Tribune

How 4 Catholic priests were kidnapped in Delta
$8.8m was not spent to unveil Air Nigeria in London — Aviation Minister
Govt’s spending on military, conflicts affecting education development in Africa — Prof Aderinoye
Minimum wage: Buhari never mentioned a figure — Presidency
DSS nabs 22 suspects over alleged murder of Kaduna traditional ruler
41 Lead City students graduate with First Class
Osinbajo buying voters with ‘Tradermoni’ — SMBLF alleges
Govt’s spending on military, conflicts affecting education development in Africa — Prof Aderinoye
Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation
60 per cent of Nigeria undergraduate projects are plagiarised — Okebukola
US midterms: Women record high number of house seats
CIA chief ‘seen all proof’ related to Khashoggi murder
Cameroon 78 children hostages released by kidnapper
US midterm elections: ACLU advise on voter intimidation
How to easily buy a car in Ghana and pay in instalments
Social media possible pathway to poor mental illness —Expert
Oyo health insurance agency targets 400,000 enrolled by July
Alumni donate N2m to U.I Pharmacy faculty
Expert advocates free healthcare, subsidised housing for senior citizens
EDITORIAL: The death of Dr. Okeoghene Edigba
This boggy called corruption
ASUU strike: Finding early resolution
We‘ve activated policy framework to reposition tourism on the Plateau —Lalong

Daily Trust

Amosun distances self from Oshiomhole travails
…He ‘ran away’ to evade substitution window — VON DG
Reps to probe party primaries
PDP urges NIA, INTERPOL to track Oshiomhole
Lagos: 12 parties disown Sanwo-Olu
Nigerian traders confirm reopening of businesses in Ghana
2019 polls: Complaints trail display of voters’ register
‘60% of Nigerian undergraduate projects plagiarised’
$1.3bn tax: MTN’s suit against AGF fixed for Dec. 3
2019 elections: Be unbiased — NYSC DG tells corps members
PDP urges NIA, INTERPOL to track Oshiomhole
NSUK graduate wins SONTA playwright award
I hope my writing reaches the traumatized, entire world — Gotname Bitrus
Plateau United recruit 8 players, drop 4
Nigeria replace injured Ighalo with Onyekuru for Bafana
Ronaldo left out again by Portugal
We didn’t spend $8.8m on national carrier – Sirika
Dangote Group’s revenue to hit $30bn in 2019
Niger Delta gets framework for inclusive growth
3 dead, 12 rescued, 5 missing in Lagos boat mishap
Fayemi stops allocation of shops, to refund money to subscribers
19-yr-old boy arraigned over theft of N415,000 phones
KEDCO@ 5: Achievements, challenges and future plans
Buhari certificate saga and its needless controversies
What are state governors for?
UNITED STATES: Gunman kills 12 in California bar
PAKISTAN: Blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail
FRANCE: UK and France ‘still friends’ after Brexit
Editorial’ Poor implementation of FoI Act
Youths accuse UniJos ASUU of blackmailing host communities
Unilorin students resist fees increase
‘Many school children can’t speak mother tongue’
Between forgiveness and ‘reasoned forgetfulness’
Meet Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, the first Muslim women elected to US Congress
China urged to close mass detention camps for Uighur Muslims
D’banj, Sony Music sign record deal
Nollywood star, Rikki urges filmmakers to promote peace, national unity
How FG, African Nature Investors move to conserve, revamp national parks
Environment degradation: Forum wants global alliance switch from fossil fuels
UN: Ozone layer finally healing after damage by aerosols
$1.3bn withholding tax: MTN’s suit against Attorney General fixed for Dec. 3
Woman gets N50, 000 bail for assaulting man in Ogun
Court orders re-instatement of District Heads removed by Gov El-Rufai
FTH Gombe gets new chief medical director
Ondo promotes 7,075 public servants
Omokhodion named AAU’s pro-chancellor, chair of council

The Guardian

PDP charges INTERPOL, NIA to track down Oshiomhole
Experts differ on unusual purchase of Zenith Bank shares
Dodgy politics of Electoral Act amendment
PIND pushes for good governance as SACE clocks five
Babalakin canvasses N2tn yearly grant for education sector
Court nullifies appointment of 77 district heads in Kaduna
Senate seeks early submission of 2019 budget
7m smokers die yearly in Nigeria, say FMoH, CISLAC
Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation, urges states to follow suit
Oboh inches close to Ladies European Tour, ready for Cote d’Ivoire Open
Bundesliga’s business: Lessons from Germany
U.S.-based Francis Monidafe lists benefits of Bendel Insurance in NPFL
Controversy dogs AFN over detention of athlete by SARS
Lokosa wins maiden Eunisell NPFL Boot Award, N3.8m
Paris Saint Germain probe alleged discrimination against African players
Benedict Cumberbatch Plays The Villain In Mowgli
“Blown or unblown”: Is your fave artist a top dog?
Australian firm to explore lead, zinc in Bauchi,Nasarawa
Retail business has huge potential in Nigeria’
Government does not have any reason doing business’
FG invests N72 billion in distribution of 2000MW, others
Editorial: Lessons from American midterm elections
Tips for Workouts during Pregnancy
Crude oil: A blessing too much
The Other Abacha Loot(s)
The people’s agenda – Part 2
How should Nigerian Leftists vote?

New Telegraph

ASUU strike cripples varsities
Budget: Why Buhari shouldn’t blame National Assembly
God is with Nigeria, says Buhari
Kaduna riot: I was attacked, abandoned for dead –Journalist
Senator Adeleke is not dead – Campaign organisation
Corruption: Help track fleeing Oshiomhole, PDP tells NIA, Interpol
JUST IN: Senatorial candidate, party chairman kidnapped in Ondo
APC crisis: Amosun: I’ve no hand in Oshiomhole’s travails
MTN challenges AGF’s N242bn, $1.3bn demand
New Telegraph award: It‘ll spur me to work harder, says Shaffy Bello
Minimum wage: Presidency: Buhari to review N30,000 proposal
Customs seizes military camouflage, machetes, others worth N543.95m
Snipper on beans’ll lead to food poisoning, sudden death
Showerhead linked to lung infections – Study
Only coalition’ll rescue Nigeria from old political order – Onovo
Three die, others missing as boat capsizes in Lagos
Circumcision: Held hostage by tradition
MTN challenges AGF’s N242bn, $1.3bn demand
Boko Haram: Why Nigerian troops are losing, by ex-U.S. Marine
When Ochanya the ‘Queen of women,’ died a sex toy
Fraud: Senior lawyer bags seven years jail
Inmate changes name, re-arrested five years after jailbreak
Gunmen kidnap Ondo ADC senatorial candidate, chairman
Son of former Oba of Lagos, Oyekan, docked for killing Lagos PDP chieftain
Bureau de change operator charged with defrauding woman $1,500
IMF to Nigeria: Watch your debt service/ revenue generation
If acting isn’t paying enough, seek alternative –Bobby Michaels
Runtown denies trending allegations of fraud by American woman
Yvonne Jegede: Doctor said my baby won’t see survive
Nasarawa: The task before APC’s guber candidate
Niger: Suspension of Chief of Staff not true – Niger govt
Mandate parties to digitise membership register, ADP urges INEC
Evaluating politics behind minimum wage ‘endorsement’
Nigerian Stock Exchange claws back N43bn
May & Baker grows Q3 profit to N744.3m
National leather policy’ll tame 20m yearly shoe imports –MAN
S’Africa v Nigeria: Fresh fears grip Rohr
AWCON 2018: Falcons to get kits in Abidjan – NFF
Zenith Bank B’ball League: Prize money increase excites participants
Champions League Final: CAF appoints Dikko as match commissioner
I’ve no plans to quit Falcons, says Dennerby
Eagles’ chance excites Onyekuru
SB Live signs new management deal, commences weekly gig
Naeto C welcomes third child
Timilehin Bello Named One of the Top 25 Innovators in Europe, Middle East, Africa by the Holmes Report
EDITORIAL : Universities’ unaccredited courses, a time bomb
Court orders FG, NLC to submit negotiation report on Jan 30
Fraud: Senior lawyer bags seven years jail
We’ve boosted revenue collection, says FIRS
Taking CSR to universities

Vanguard

4 Chieftains Of African Democratic Congress, Driver Kidnapped In Ondo
Why We Are Displaying Voters’ Register – Yakubu, INEC Boss
Man Docked For Failure To Produce Wife Over N180m Fraud
3 Dead, 5 Missing As Boat Capsizes In Lagos
Police Parade Hospital Attendant, Herbalist Over Missing Baby’s Placenta
DELTA: Why I Withdrew My Support For Okowa In 2015 – Uduaghan
Understanding China From The Great Wall
How APC Crisis Is Deepening In Ondo
Buhari’s Certificate And The Long Knives
Falana Asks Osinbajo To Stop Disobedience Of Court Orders
Power: We Didn’t Make Mistake On Privatisation— Senate
SMEs As Key To Unlock Nigeria’s Economic Potentials
Politicians Using 2nd Niger Bridge To Seek Igbo Votes – S-East Govs
Adeleke Is Alive, Says Campaign Organisation
When Osun Communities Abandoned Female Genital Mutilation
How Ambode Lost His Second Term Bid, Adefuye, GAC Member Reveals
Treat Telecom Infrastructure As Collective Heritage, NCC Urges Nigerians
Why we are displaying voters’ register – Yakubu, INEC boss
Nigeria’s 2nd position in global open defecation rating disturbing—Buhari
4 APC govs co-opt ministers in fresh anti-Oshiomhole bid
Kaduna crisis: My walk through the valley of the shadow of death – Temitope Mustapha
Combating e-payment fraud requires collaboration, consumer education, capacity devt – Stakeholders
Stop complaining, your time almost up, Fayose tells Buhari
It costs FG N3.5m a month to feed Shiite’s leader, El-Zakzaky – Lai Mohammed
Oshiomhole’s tango with DSS worsens APC crisis
Tinubu told to review stance on Oshiomhole to avert APC collapse
How APC crisis is deepening in Ondo
N30, 000 Minimum Wage: Negotiation still ongoing, FG tells Court
Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup gains steam
Falcon to get AWCON 2018 kits in Abidjan
Lokosa gets N3.8m plus Eunisell Boot Award
We will miss Ighalo — Eagles spokesman
AFCON Qualifier: Onyekuru replaces injured Ighalo
Missy Elliot nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Minimum wage increase will make no difference if… — Ali Baba
Yemi Alade, Flavour spark off romance rumour
Trouble looms as Chioma comes under attack for Davido’s loss to Tiwa at MTV EMA
D Large drops new tune, ‘Badda’
SMEs as Key to unlock Nigeria’s economic potentials
Court remands 3 in prison for allegedly stealing 31 cows
How public varsities increase fees in defiance of FG directives
If I were God, I’d cut Nigeria’s blessing – Apostle Alile