News Headlines Nov 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Labour suspends strike, tripartite panel submits report to Buhari today
209 cases worth N6tn pending at tax tribunal – FG
FG saves N24bn monthly through TSA, other – Buhari
INEC removes 300,000 names from voter register
Union Bank, LASG, insist on improved investment in education
NNPC, Shell, ExxonMobil considering crude-for-product swaps
Lagos oilfield output drops, further drilling expected in 2019
Economy will improve with better management – Olawepo-Hashim
Partial compliance in varsities as ASUU begins strike
Police quiz murdered Credit Switch chairman’s wife
Parents of stranded quadruplets at National Hospital seek help
One killed as soldiers, protesting youths clash in Rivers
Parents of stranded quadruplets at National Hospital seek help
Benue family tragedy: PUNCHman, SUN reporter attacked
Senate makes a U-turn, lifts embargo on Buhari’s appointments
Atiku supporters warn Ezekwesili
South-West govs ask FG to link Apapa port with railway
106 members injured by army, police need urgent treatment — Shiites
Co-defendants testify against ex-NIMASA DG
Americans go to polls today
Labour strike: Buhari begs NLC
NLC, help Nigeria with the right strike
Missing General: Lalong visits widow, says killers won’t escape justice
Gunmen abduct ex-NBA chairman, kill wife, demand N50m
Army, police have killed 492 Shiites — Falana
Pastor refuses to wed couple after three HIV tests
Coalition alleges plan to hack INEC servers
Omisore did not present himself for senatorial ticket– SDP
Ekiti PDP rejects Olujimi, restores Fayose as leader
Dickson, PDP protest as Bayelsa gets seventh CP
Oshiomhole blackmailing me over Imo Catholics –Okorocha
2019 polls: 364,265 PVCs not collected in Ondo
‘Boroffice not our candidate in Ondo’
After 36 years as president, 85-year-old Paul Biya begins a fresh seven-year term
NNPC, Shell, ExxonMobil considering crude-for-product swaps
Economy will improve with better management – Olawepo-Hashim
Senate’ll probe NNPC’s diversion of NLNG dividend – Saraki
NLC strike: Dana Air to reschedule, reroute flights
209 cases worth N6tn pending at tax tribunal – FG
FG saves N24bn monthly through TSA, other – Buhari
Eagles won’t miss injured Uzoho against Bafana –Ex-keepers
AWCON: Dennerby drops Dike, Sunday, picks Nnadozie, Ihezuo
3SC manager Lawal congratulates Benin Arsenal
Akwa United sign Brazilian coach
Benin agog as Insurance inch closer to NPFL promotion
Dolphins, MFM complete back-to-back wins
US rapper Mac Miller died of drug overdose —Coroner
Camila Cabello sweeps MTV Europe awards
Tiwa Savage becomes first female to win MTV Best African Act
Airtel, Glo battle for second place in telecoms industry
Internet freedom worsens in Nigeria —Report
Inlaks, Temenos to execute core banking projects in Cameroon, others
Web browsers that protect online activity
Editorial: Beyond NEC’s 15 per cent for education

The Nation
Govt ’can’t meet ASUU’s demand now’
Two million to get Tradermoni by Dec.
Alleged N4.7b fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Ladoja
Panel to propose N30,000, N24,000 minimum wage
Court declines Labour’s request to compel payment of N30,000
Gen. Alkali’s suspected killers arraigned in Jos
Navy seizes N46m worth of contraband Oshodi interchange ready first quarter of 2019
Seven jailed for rape in Akwa Ibom Lagos APC to PDP: Sanwo-Olu is prepared
Gana seeks Donald Duke’s nullification as SDP candidate
Ogun APC, Amosun, Abiodun and challenge of reconciliation
Why opposition parties endorsed Sanwo-Olu, by CPP
‘Urhobo is marginalised’
Ikpeazu distributes medical equipment worth millions to health centers
Minimum wage: FG, Labour should find middle ground, says Saraki
EFCC re-arraigns Ladoja for diverting public funds
14-year-old makes history in Paraguayan derby
TSA, BVN, others save Nigeria N24.7b monthly
Coker is ADCA Sec-Gen
NIMASA to make Nigeria African maritime hub
The Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge conundrum
Cellulant Listed on KPMG’s 2018 Fintech100
Operators to govt: fix faulty radios at airports
ASUU LASU chief’s son dies in road crash
Three fuel attendants arrested, three others held for ‘robbery’
Assembly passes tourism bill into law
Truck driver, motor boy face theft charge
Church holds convention
One-chance drivers on the prowl

The Sun

2019: INEC removes over 300,000 voters from register
Resolve Apapa gridlock, South West governors tell FG
‘Obi never demolished Mosques in Anambra’
Neighbourhood Watch to commence operation – Wike
New minimum wage is N30,000
FG’s promises are cheap – ASUU
Okorocha loses again as court nullifies suspension of 5 Imo lawmakers
Lagos Assembly passes bill to establish Tourism Promotion Agency
Video clips: Don’t jump to conclusion, labour leader urges Kano residents‎
Gov. Shettima swears in 21 commissioners
2019: coalition says some politicians plan to distabilise the country’s peace
APGA primaries: Oye urges aggrieved members to forgive party’s mistakes
Why I want to govern Lagos – Gbadamosi
America’s $1.3bn investment in Nigeria threatened – Consul General
Dollar ends winning streak before elections, Euro struggles
Time to power the power sector
Celebrating presidential WAEC result
Freedom fighter’s mental haemorrhage
Dangerous sense of entitlement
NNL: Bendel Insurance FC beat 3SC to go top of Group B1
13%: OMPALAN appeals to oil-producing states for equitable distribution
2019 AFCON Qualifier: Baxter names Bafana Bafana squad to face Nigeria
Retooling Nigeria’s governance system
Woman of the Sun: Lady Veronica Eche, social worker
Buhari and WAEC certificate saga
Threat of cancer-causing school uniforms
Minimum wage: Challenges and reality
Justice for Ochanya Ogbanje

Daily Trust

‘I’m impressed by parents’ compliance with polio immunisation’
I will achieve 8 points agenda – Acting SEB chair
We’ll partner stakeholders to curb crime – Zuba DPO
Abaji chairmanship candidate urges youths on sports activities
Why some women experience cryptic pregnancy
Why we are not going on strike again – NLC
Drama in court as arraigned NIMASA DG suffers diarrhea during trial
NNPC may sign oil swap deals with Shell, ExxonMobil – Official
Foreign airlines may operate during NLC strike
UPDATED: Alleged bribery: Court stops Kano Assembly from investigating Ganduje
2 school children die in Makurdi auto crash
EFCC re-arraigns Ladoja, others over N4.7bn alleged fraud
Candidates’ list: Ignore Secondus, Ogun PDP tells INEC
Display authentic voters’ register, Secondus tells INEC
Thugs clash with aggrieved Atiku supporters
Ghana 2018: 23 Falcons off to Abidjan for final camping
Uzoho says there are capable hands to replace him
Oboh makes LET Qualifying School finals
Lagos trade fair: Japan unveils new products for women
Dangote group to unveil new products at Lagos fair
NLC strike will generate more visitors for Lagos trade fair – LCCI
I will achieve 8 points agenda – Acting SEB chair
We’ll partner stakeholders to curb crime – Zuba DPO
Readers must be heard
Vacancy for Mr. Fix It
USIP 2019 prediction and Shehu Sani’s reaction
CAMEROON: Nearly 80 school children kidnapped in Bamenda
IRAN Sanctions: Rouhani defiant as US re-imposes measures
UNITED KINGDOM: UK army to recruit from Nigeria, other Commonwealth countries
Editorial: Tragic case of Ochanya Ogbanje
City Brain AI tames urban problems in China
Battery life in latest phones worse than in older models, new study finds
Smartphone with bendy screen unveiled in China
Oyo college lecturers, workers call off four-month strike
Industrial Training Fund trains 120 physically challenged on skills acquisition

New Telegraph

BREAKING: Labour suspends planned nationwide strike
Lighting up widows, youths’ lives
100 aspirants in Ondo sue Oshiomhole, INEC, APC
Don’t go on strike, Buhari begs Labour Cambridge: Why we can’t authenticate Buhari’s result
VAT removal: Antidote to reduced air fares?
11 unions vow to ground hospitals, schools, transport
Alaafin of Oyo: Coping with a disintegrated empire
Oil firms flare 2,750.54MW worth of gas daily
New Telegraph Award, credit for sustainable developmental goals –Access Bank
New Minimum Wage: Labour suspends strike
Woman locks housemaid inside toilet, goes to church
Village head, 18 others arraigned for Alkali’s murder
Ijebu-Jesa holds monarch’s first coronation anniversary
Prophet in court for duping church member of N54.5m
Rivers: One killed, policeman, four others injured during protest
UBTH doctor slumps, dies after performing four surgeries
Gunmen abduct ex-NBA chair
Credit Switch chair’s murder: Police awaiting autopsy report –CP
Succession: Hope dashed for second term deputy govs
Okorocha: The czar learns the hard way Sex-for-mark: Provost reads riot act to lecturers
SDP crisis: Jerry Gana seeks Donald Duke’s disqualification
Sanwo-Olu’s endorsement by some parties fraudulent – Salis
Three female presidential candidates shameful – Anifowose
Religion and politics: 2019 rekindles debate
VAT removal: Antidote to reduced air fares?
Oil firms flare 2,750.54MW worth of gas daily
Shell’s operations cash generation hits $12.1bn in 3 months
‘We don’t charge customers N100, 000 for prepaid meters’
NCC Tennis League: Teams Offikwu, Leadway Assurance, Tech Vibes, Goshen qualify for semis
Nigeria won’t escape defeat in Jo’Bourg – S’Africa coach
Eagles won’t miss Uzoho against B’ Bafana – Dosu
Iwobi overtakes Ndidi as Nigeria’s most valuable player
Zenith Bank Women’s B’Ball League: MFM maintain winning streak in Final Six
Nigerian player dies in Turkey
EDITORIAL: Kanu’s renewed call for election boycott
New Minimum Wage: Labour suspends strike
2019: INEC, CSOs parley on voter education, mobilisation
Court nullifies suspension of Imo lawmakers, fines Okorocha, speaker N8m
Primaries: APGA denies swindling aspirants of N2.7bn
APC loses 4,000 members in Kwara
Ekiti PDP rejects Olujimi, restores Fayose as leader

Nigeria loses top FDI destination to Morocco, South Africa
How 2019 might be free-for-all in Cross River State
Judiciary has undertaken internal cleansing more than other two arms of government’
Family requests return of Khashoggi’s remains
Electoral bodies should be subjected to public scrutiny, says INEC boss
Panic buying as Nigerians prepare for labour strike
Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to Ketu, Bariga, Oshodi markets
ICT boosts GDP by 12% in second quarter
Ogoniland clean-up a grand fraud, says Rivers governor, Wike
Falcons off to Abidjan for final African Women Championship camping
Ripples of the Paris Masters
Helicopter tragedy will haunt me forever, Leicester’s Schmeichel says
Nigerian striker dies of heart attack during match
Smalling hails Man Utd’s ‘never-say-die’ spirit
Guardiola says managing in England is ‘dream come true’
We must step up regulations for technology-driven process’
Unity Bank de-risks balance sheet to increase value
Index down by 0.24% as stock market reopens bearish
Social media and facing tragedy Editorial: Shi’ites demonstrations: Handle with care
Imohimi Edgal: Rebranding, battling crime in Lagos
Shiites and their reputation
Celebrating UI at 70 – Part 2
Tasks before Osun governor-elect


Candidates list: Ogun PDP urges INEC to ignore Secondus
Minimum wage: FG, Labour agreement to be announced 4:15 p.m. as strike called off
BREAKING: Labour suspends strike
LAST HOUR MEETING: Labour insists on N30,000, FG N24,000, no agreement reached
Alleged N378bn NLNG scandal: PDP challenges Buhari, APC to speak out
Senator Kashamu files fresh suit to stop extradition to US to face drug charges
FRSC vows to reduce road crash through intelligence patrol
EFCC re-arraigns Ladoja over N4.7bn alleged fraud
Akpobolokemi’s co-defendants accused of stealing N754m
Lawyer of freed Christian woman in Pakistan flees to the Netherlands
Prince Charles will not apologise for UK role slave trade
Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ trial approaches
How to send large files via email
EDITORIAL: As Nigerians sink further into poverty
Nigeria’s education sector: Lessons from Finnish system
Buhari and his security effort in North East
Kwara 2019 and challenge of APC’s sharing formula


Respite As Labour Shelves Planned Nationwide Strike
INEC Deletes 300,000 Names From Voter Register
Uproar Over Diversion Of N378bn NLNG Dividend
en Alkali: Buratai Indicts Security Agencies, May Sanction Officers
81 People, Mostly School Children, Kidnapped – Sources
Mid-Term Elections: U.S. Warns Russia, China, Iran To Stay Off
UATH Hails NLC, FG Over Strike Suspension
Lobi Stars, Pillars, Others For Gold Cup Tourney
NNPC To Endorse Crude Swap Deal With Shell, ExxonMobil
As Quarry Owners Resume Operations In Abuja
Diamond Bank Enlightens SMES On Nigeria/China Currency Swap
America’s $1.3bn Investment Threatened, Says Consul-General
‘Shi’ite/Military Clash Won’t Affect Sports Festival’
Entrepreneurship Education And National Development In Nigeria
US Crude Dips 4 Cents, Settling At $63.10
Khashoggi’s Sons Ask Saudi Arabia To Return Father’s Body
Nigeria Feeds 9million Pupils Daily
Diamond Bank Enlightens SMES On Nigeria/China Currency Swap
America’s $1.3bn Investment Threatened, Says Consul-General
US Crude Dips 4 Cents, Settling At $63.10
PMB Will Win 2019 Election – Akpabio
2019: Will Minimum Wage Be Albatross For Politicians?
2019: APC Still Party To Beat In Abuja – Secretary
Secondus Urges Vigilance Over Voter Register
Lobi Stars, Pillars, Others For Gold Cup Tourney
Ghana 2018: Super Falcons Off To Abidjan For Final Camping
Tottenham Faces Do-or-die Clash At PSV Eindhoven
Agric Student Wins 2018 Music Icons Reality Show
EDITORIAL: Election Boycott Not An Option
Needless Hoopla Over PMB’s WAEC Certificate
How PMB Changed Narrative Of Insecurity In North East
NNPC Probe: What It Tells About The Legislature
As Quarry Owners Resume Operations In Abuja
NSC Cuts Shipping Charges At Seaports
SAHCO To Sell 406m Shares
Reining In Mercury Emissions
Minister Tasks Tax Commissioners On Integrity, Professionalism
Paint Consumption In Nigeria Hits N96bn
AfCFTA Can Propel Africa Towards Greater Development – Enelamah
NCC, Stakeholders Brainstorm On Regulation Of Satellite Services
FG Assures Canadian Mining Investors Of Business Friendly Environment

Relief as FG, Labour’s Agreement on Minimum Wage Averts Strike
INEC Delists 300,000 Ineligible Voters, Publishes Register Today
LCCI: Infrastructure Deficit Erodes Nigerian Business’ Competitiveness
Ekweremadu, Wife, Son Escape Assassination Attempt
Bill Gates Stuns Audience with Jar of Poop
Ghana 2018: Super Falcons off to Abidjan for final camping
Immigration Officer, Others Lands in Prison for Attempting to Procure Illegal Nigerian Passport
Governor Emmanuel’s Silent Revolution
New Era of Innovative Lending to MSMEs
Edo Gov Rewards Bendel Insurance with N25m
*Says club’s triumph over 3SC and hope of promotion to NPFL is promise kept
Ex-Abia Warriors Brazilian Coach Now to Handle Akwa United FC
2018 Rainoil Open Tennis Tournament to Serve off Nov 8 in Lagos
Aviation Agencies Groan under N45bn Debt by Airlines
Saraki Decries Use of $1.05bn NLNG Dividends for Fuel Subsidy
•PDP asks president to speak on expenditure
NPDC, Neconde Begins Joint Gas Production, Delivery
Interswitch Partners Microsoft on Blockchain Technology
Governor Emmanuel’s Silent Revolution
PT Tops Newly Registered Parties with Highest Number of Candidates
NIPSS, Political Parties call for Regulations on Campaign Spending
Lagos Has Nothing to Show for 20 Years of APC Rule, Says AD Gov. Candidate
Ezekwesili Restates Commitment to Poverty Alleviation
CPPP Backs Sanwo-Olu’s Governorship Bid
Group Berates Atiku over Dubai Meeting
Interswitch Partners Microsoft on Blockchain Technology
Derefaka: Why Nigeria Can No Longer Tolerate Gas Flare
‘Emotan Gardens Estate Will Bridge Housing Deficit in Edo’
Ecobank Incentivises Customers on ‘Rapidtransfer’ App
Ghana 2018: Super Falcons off to Abidjan for final camping
MFM Maintains Winning Streak in Final Six
Messi May Return against Inter Milan Tonight


Internet Inventor Berners-Lee To Battle Google, Facebook With New Web Platform
NLC Strike : We Still Have Bridges To Cross – Labour
Breaking: Gunman Held As Ekweremadu, Wife, Son, Escape Assassination Attempt
25th Oronna Ilaro Festival Begins Nov 10
A’Ibom Rice Farmers Lament FG Refusal To Release Funds
Biafra, Buhari And King Darius Of Persia
Protest Grounds Kogi Fed Varsity Over Delayed Salaries
Refineries Failures Costs $1bn Annual Savings
Police Protest Ejection From Quarters In Onitsha
Gbagi’s Silence: Will He Play The Game Or Call Ibori’s Bluff?
NCC Mulls New Code Of Practice For Internet Communications
Obi Never Demolished Mosques In Anambra – Former Police Chiefs
Edo Community Seeks Govt, Oba’s Intervention Over Alleged Invasion
Late Debe Ojukwu Left Unfinished Battle For 168 Anambra Communities —Ikokwu
Afreximbank Introduces Trade Facilitation Programme For Financial Institutions
Akpobolokemi Tasks FG On Solution To Flooding
Kalu’s Absence Stalls N7.65bn Fraud Trial
‘Why Atiku, PDP’re meeting in Dubai’
Falana petitions NHRC over killing of Shi’ites, flays Army, Police
Senate’ll probe NNPC claim on diversion of NLNG fund —Saraki
Herdsmen say ‘All lands belong to Buhari,’ attack, rape, chase Delta women from farms
We can only release Buhari’s certificate if he requests for it — Cambridge
Apapa/Oshodi gridlock threat to nation’s economy — S’West govs
6510 persons contesting presidency, NASS positions
Stakeholders ‘agree’ N30,000; strike on hold
Lagos: Hamzat’s nomination seals Tinubu, Fashola’s reconciliation
PRIMARIES: 100 aspirants drag Oshiomole, INEC to court in Ond
We warned Oshiomhole about Okorocha – Allied Forces
More troubles for APC as Amosun, Okorocha, Yari weigh difficult options
PDP’s plan to crash fuel price to N90 is laughable – Keyamo
Amuneke: I don’t play tribal politics
Bendel Insurance beat 3SC, edge closer to Premier League
Smokin Hills Golf: All eyes on Wuraola Ojo star prize
I don’t play tribal politics – Amuneke
Messi ready to partner Suarez in attack
Husband in Court for allegedly assaulting wife
Baddy Oosha denies rift with Olamide, says he’s his brother
Refineries failures costs $1bn annual savings

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