News Headlines Nov 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Beware of anti-workers’ govs, NLC warns Buhari
Shiites continue Abuja protest, say seven women missing
ASUU, FG meeting deadlocked as strike continues
Oshiomhole, ex-APC chief trade words over alleged $50m bribe
Poultry farmer tackles firm over breach of N40m contract
F-SARS shot me in the leg, man tells panel
NDLEA intercepts 12 containers of Tramadol at Lagos port
Carpenter nabbed for allegedly raping autistic girl in Ondo
Edo pastor arraigned for abducting, sleeping with chorister
Father raped 17-year-old daughter for six years – Doctor
Police arraign man for biting off neighbour’s ear
Premier League to use VAR next season
Ribery apologises for slapping TV pundit
Antetokounmpo furious after presenter labels brother ‘monkey’
First Bank golf tourney tees off
Angry fans protest exclusion from Eagles’ training
We will beat boastful Bafana in Joburg — Musa
Afelokhai, Aniyikaye undergo special training
Eagles change plans, fly to S’Africa from Asaba
I know how Boko Haram started –Atiku
Poultry farmer tackles firm over breach of N40m contract
F-SARS shot me in the leg, man tells panel
NDLEA intercepts 12 containers of Tramadol at Lagos port
EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud
One feared killed as gunmen attack PDP rally in Rivers
2019: Atiku, Saraki, Secondus, PDP govs hold crucial meeting
Factional Ondo Assembly holds second plenary with nine members
Katsina by-election: Police warn against violence
Aregbesola appoints new SSG
Marafa accuses Yari of recruiting 8,500 youths to destabilise polls
Saraki, Oshiomhole in a war of words
By-election: Gunmen attack APC candidate in Kwara
PDP challenges Buhari, APC
INEC lacks capacity to conduct credible polls – Wike
Farmers laud FG over collateral-free loans initiative
Ladipo market’s roadside traders get eviction notice
Firm unveils online livestock platform
Company rewards employees with funds
Coalition protests EU’s planned ban of palm oil
Counterfeit phones: NCC mulls device management system
Premier League to use VAR next season
Antetokounmpo furious after presenter labels brother ‘monkey’
First Bank golf tourney tees off
Angry fans protest exclusion from Eagles’ training
Don’t limit your dreams, Awosika tells pupils
NECO: Postponement of examination caused by public holiday
US advocates greater investment in girl-child education
‘Continuous investment in education will boost pupils’ creativity’
Opeifa emerges Maltina Teacher of the Year
USAID unveils new education policy on investment
Times Multimedia, CNN to launch entertainment platform
I have only N75k left of the N25m I won, Efe BBNaija claims
AFCON qualifiers: AKA, Kiddominant to perform during Nigeria, South Africa match
Management of pneumonia in children
20 % of Ondo population living with diabetes
Nigeria has third highest number of premature births globally – Report
Polio: Rotary’ll ensure every child gets immunised
Editorial: Too many deaths on our roads
Head of Service, el-Rufai’s deputy, and the pastors
Dearth of indigenous ceos in Nigeria-based multinationals
The other Abacha loot
The purulence of Nigerian politics

The Nation

NLC dares governors over N30,000 minimum wage
Nigeria can pay living wage, says Oshiomhole
How BDCs assist politicians to loot, by Magu
Oshiomhole, Saraki clash over bribery allegation
INEC Chair to Nigerians: we ‘ll conduct credible poll
420m people diabetic, says WHO
Asoju Oba Cup: 50 years of thrilling table tennis fiesta
Army in top form to end insurgency, says Buratai
‘Nigeria needs constructive mapping to reduce flooding’
Maduagwu, Uzoezie tussle over Anambra Assembly’s speakership
APC chieftain faces Oshiomhole
Widow remanded for allegedly selling own baby
Soyinka hails Northern teachers, pupils for fighting for education
‘How F-SARS shot my leg during arrest’
Times Multimedia, CNN partner for news, entertainment
ACCW: First Bank unleashes killer squad on Africa
Fireworks at Mutual Benefits National Open Badminton Championship: Olufuwa, Shehu progress
Eagles, Falcons Face South Africa Test Saturday, Sunday
Mutual Benefits National Badminton Championship: I want the title – Shehu
Rohr eyes another ‘ticket with a match to spare’
Falcons in Ghana for AWCON
Joshua could miss out on fighting Wilder, Fury
2019: APC, PDP prepare for epic battle in Kwara
Entrenching party reform ahead of 2019 elections
How Kwara by-election will be won and lost
Agri-business projected to reach $1tr by 2030
Global counterfeit drugs market hits $200b
Regulatory bodies endorse Drinks Festival 2018
Court jails driver one year for stealing auto parts
Boy, 17, held for allegedly defiling minor
Council chair decries illegal dumping of refuse
OPC ‘has no preferred candidates’
Essential benefits of Tigernuts
Agency trains 500 Abuja residents in digital skills
50 students complete first phase of EdoBits’ free digital skills training
Ikorodu LG to rehabilitate public schools

Strike: ASUU, FG Meeting Ends in Deadlock
Ita-Giwa, Abang, Others Dump APC for PDP
Shooting at Anambra Assembly as Security Agents Battle Thugs
Driver Killed as Protesters Sack Nigeria Customs Post in Benin
Five Remanded For Attempting to Rob Governor Dickson
FG Summons National Conference on Sports Education
Eagles Make History as First Passengers on International Flight out of Asaba Airport
Ex-internationals to Storm Asaba for Eagles vs Uganda Friendly
Rainoil Tennis: Fireworks Expected as Imeh Battles Atseye for a Place in Final
Agugbom ends Oiza Yakubu’s fairy-tale run in women’s singles
English Premier League Clubs Approve VAR for 2019- 20 Season
LeBron James Now Fifth NBA All-time Highest Scorer
Chelsea Faces Two-year Transfer Ban
Tokyo 2020: Nigeria Cyclists Hit Eritrea for African Cup
Lagos, Family Plan Colourful 50th Asoju Oba Cup
Agents Battle Customs over Multiple Checks in Cargo Clearance
Airlines Allege Utterances By Govt Officials Threat to their Businesses
Food Crisis Imminent in Nigeria, Group Warns
Business Leaders, UN Support Victims of Terrorism, Insecurity
Why This Change Must Start from the Top
The Narcissism of Rochas
Random Thoughts as Buhari Gives Zik a Befitting Burial
Saraki to Oshiomhole: We Will Meet in Court
Mimiko Withdraws from Presidential Race
Don’t Use Other People’s Children as Thugs, Obasanjo Cautions Politicians
Food Crisis Imminent in Nigeria, Group Warns
Business Leaders, UN Support Victims of Terrorism, Insecurity
Ikechi: Modern Airports, Maintenance Facility More Important than National Carrier
Osibanjo Launches ‘TraderMoni’ in Three More Lagos Markets
Ade Bakare: Fashion is a Business, not Hobby
Renowned Photographer “Seun O” Launches Music Career with “Move”
RCCG Holds First Faith-based Hackathon in Nigeria
WIMBIZ Set to Reinvigorate, Empower Women
Achebe Lives: 60 Years Since Things Fall Apart
‘Nollywood is not Profitable for Filmmakers’

The Sun

Igbo can’t achieve Biafra through war – Nwodo
I know how Boko Haram started – Atiku
PenCom recovers N14.7bn unremitted contributions
4 family members die, others hospitalised after amala meal
Alleged bribery: Oshiomhole threatens legal action against Saraki
Why El-Zakzaky can’t be released now – El-Rufai
Minimum wage: Sack threat can’t intimidate us, Labour tells govs
Buratai says funding remains army’s challenge
APGA suspends 3 lawmakers over Anambra impeachment saga
By-election: Unknown gunmen attack APC candidate in Kwara
Kano guber: Where we stand – Voters
Kano’ll return Ganduje –Yassar, DG, media and communications
Kano guber: APC, PDP in titanic battle
PenCom recovers N14.7bn unremitted contributions
FG decries high interest rate on bank credit to farmers
MTN Group shares rise on report that Nigeria could reduce $10.1bn fine
NNPC hails Saudi Arabia crude oil output cut
Customs seizes truck loads of ammunition, drugs
Shehu targets Mutual Benefits national badminton title
Basketball: Civil Defenders, Rivers Hoopers pick Continental tickets
3000 Cyclists for Lagos City Grand Prix Bafana Bafana ‘keeper begs fans
Liverpool budgets £85m for Dembélé
AFCON 2019 qualifier: South Africans ‘celebrate’ Ighalo’s absence
Baxter to make changes in Bafana lineup
‘Sarri made Moses quit Eagles’
Nigeria/South Africa: Rohr’s 23-man squad impressive – Flying Eagles coach
Rodriguez out for several weeks
Joshua may miss Wilder or Fury fight
Claire Foy takes a new role as ‘The girl in the spider web’
3 govs support ZAFAA award
Common back pain: So disturbing but amenable
Devil’s bean: Wonderful health provider!
Wife cries for passionate s*x!
Jos ready for tourism
57 cheers to transformation agent
The songs from the birds and the dance from the tree
2019 Hajj: Kano pilgrims board begins collection of N1.2m deposit
APC, Bayelsa govt. spat over Airport project
China reports new African swine fever case in Hubei
2019 elections: I’m committed to peace, unity, says Buhari
NDLEA uncovers 12 containers with 340 million Tramadol tablets
Yuletide: Gov Obiano donates 100,000 bags of rice to workers, pensioners
Fayemi vows to complete inherited projects
Ikorodu: Fresh hopes for a traumatised town
Sri Lanka, without Prime Minister, cabinet, grinds to political halt
Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train
ANAMBRA HORROR! 19-yr-old caught with bloody parts of 4-yr-old boy
Buratai says funding remains army’s challenge
Army reaffirms commitments to civil partnership
NMA decries harassment by laboratory council of Nigeria
NYSC to resume corps members’ posting to Benue
Al-Makura declares free education for Nasarawa PLWDs
APC, Bayelsa govt. spat over Airport project
China reports new African swine fever case in Hubei


N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour Spurns Governors’ Retrenchment Threat
2019 Elections Funding Not A Problem – INEC
157, 000 IDPs Return Home In Nasarawa, Benue, Taraba
Saudi Prosecutor Reveals Who Gave Order For Khashoggi’s Killing
PMB, Sultan, Others For MUSWEN’s N5bn Islamic Center Launch
Ghanaians React As U.K. Deports Rogue Trader
Nigerian Tulip Colleges: Citadel Of Academic Innovation And Excellence
The Many Headaches Of Travellers On Federal Roads
Akwa Ibom And The Imperative Of Good Governance
Adekunle Gold May Headline 3rd Edition of Tamerri Festival
Book Review: God’s Own State: An Account Of Creation Of Abia State
A Night With Korean Men
Saraki, Onaiwu And Expanding Frontiers Of Public Engagement
Deploying Calligraphy Beyond Art to Translational Purposes As KCCN Hosts Calligraphy Event
A Dream Of Clean Creeks
Bye-election: It’s Two-Horse Race In Katsina Again
Naira Appreciates Against Dollar At Investors’ Window
Sokoto Guber: Between APC’s Forces And Tambuwal’s Return Bid
EU Sets Nov 25 To Endorse Brexit
How MTN Pulse Campus Invasion Shut Down DELSU
Eniola Ajao, Odunlade Adekola, In New Flick , ‘Yeye Alara’
Malvi, Chioma Jesus, Samsong, Others For “Streams Of Worship” Concert
Nigeria Influences Most Of Africa In Its Fashion Trend – Keshi
EDITORIAL: Diabetes And The Family
Rebuilding Public Service In North East
Senate Gradually Becoming A Social Club – Eyiboh
Crisis Not Sufficient To Weaken APC – Sen Arise
AFRIMA 2018: To Celebrate Lofty Efforts Of Musicians, Practitioners
Abuja To Hold Maiden Justice Oputa Conference
CSOs, Activists Urge Judiciary To Strengthen Kano Anti-graft Agency


Nigeria to become world’s second largest rice importer in 2019 — US agriculture agency
#NigerianTribuneAt69 | Nigerian Tribune clocks 69, inaugurates Lagos office in grand style
Libya, Somalia, Afghanistan ranked as world’s most dangerous countries
Saudi seeks death penalty for five involved Khashoggi murder
Sultan visits Babalakin in Gbongan, restates need for unity among Nigerians
$8.1bn MTN fine: Face your core duties, Buhari Media Organisation tells Senate
Police arrest carpenter, 50, for allegedly raping 20 year-old autistic girl
INAC set to make history, poised to host over 23 countries in Abuja
N30,000 Minimum wage: States can pay without sacking workers ― SDP
Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train
19-year-old man arrested with human parts in Anambra
Police arrest carpenter, 50, for allegedly raping 20 year-old autistic girl
Ondo Police arrests 50-year-old carpenter for allegedly raping autism-challenged girl
Man in court for alleged assault
N49.6m fraud: Court fixes Nov 19 to rule on Lagos prophet’s bail application
World’s longest double-deck suspension bridge to be completed in 2019
Ethiopia arrests ex-deputy intelligence chief for corruption
World Bank, Denmark withdraw aids from Tanzania over rights violation
UK deports ex-UBS trader, Kweku Adoboli, convicted of fraud to Ghana
FG to establish peoples’ money, entrepreneurship banks for Tradermoni, others
SEC extends multiple subscription deadline to Dec 2019
Expert decries high cases of diabetes in Ondo
Mrs Buhari reaffirms commitment to reduce maternal, infant mortality
UNICEF convenes global meeting on open defecation
Muslim leader calls for improved security
SEMON seeks political inclusion, unity
Accord Islamic law same status as common law, Sultan tells FG
Sugar consumption does not cause diabetes – Expert
Amosun appoints former national president RATTAWU as permanent secretary
UNIBEN ranked as second best university by NUC
Funding, major challenge of Gospel music —Anietie Udoh
Why the ‘Alagbara’ series is a must watch —Oga Bello
I won’t advise any single lady to date married man — Dayo Amusan
Enjoy egg and plantain frittata
MultiChoice unveils #FestiveTogether campaign
Mo Abudu honoured with honorary degree of Arts in Westminster
EDITORIAL: The attack on INEC office in Akwa Ibom
Beyond 2019 presidential election
Enforcing ban on okada, keke operations in FCT
NAFEST 2018: Every state a winner, INAC holds in Abuja Nov 18
Meraas unveils Hatta, Dubai’s new attraction for adventure, eco-tourism

Daily Trust

Minimum wage: Many govs ready to pay more than N30,000 — NLC
N2.5bn digital switch-over: ICPC probes NBC boss, others
…’NBC not aware of ICPC investigation on DG’
Buhari launches unity wristband, preaches peace
Flights to be disrupted as harmattan sets in – NiMet
Husband killing: 3 additional witnesses testify against Maryam Sanda
Sultan urges Nigerians to maintain peaceful coexistence
Wike probes Amaechi over alleged N36bn contract scam
NGF is a social club, lacks tenacity to determine minimum wage – NLC chairman
2019: Don’t rely on Atiku only, VON DG advises Ndigbo
You lack moral ground to ask for my exit, Oshiomhole tells Saraki
Buhari, APC jittery over Atiku’s acceptance in Southeast, other zones
20 Premier League clubs approve use of VAR starting next season
Rohr targets another ‘cup ticket with match to spare’
Super Falcons in Ghana for Women Africa Cup of Nations
Buhari approves 20-year renewal of 3 oil licenses for Seplat
SEC extends multiple subscription deadline to Dec 2019
Foundation distributes learning materials to children with special needs
Video: Citizens engagement, participation key to good governance – PERL
FCT fire service to introduce safety club in schools
Kaduna Electric’s IT initiatives in Power Distribution
A wake-up call on Abuja earth tremors
Campaign vehicles’ immunity and question of internal security
Iran executes 2 men accused of economic crimes
UN says 33m people are food insecure in Sahel
MACEDONIA: Ex-PM ‘seeks asylum in Hungary’
Editorial: Armed security guards for airports?
PHOTO: INEC, Parties inspect materials for Irepodun/Isin/Ekiti/Oke ero by-election
8 Nigerians make 2019 `Forbes 30 under 30 list’
Muslim-Muslim ticket: Buhari should clarify self on El-Rufai’s claim – Shehu Sani
How Yobe livestock farmers lost scores of animals to disease
Farmers express mixed feelings as harvest begins
ActionAid wants direct allocations for agric devt funding
62 students bag first class in UNIOSUN
Lokoja varsity postpones 3rd convocation ceremony
Why we establish REMEDIAL/IJMB Programmes, Kano campus-Registrar
Ganduje sues Daily Nigerian publisher, claims N3bn damage

The Guardian

Labour in dilemma over fresh minimum wage strike
Wise Igbo won’t be fooled on Atiku, says APC
SEC to tackle identification theft in capital market
Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling
Julian Assange charged in US: WikiLeaks
11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian coast
Operation Green Sweep: NAF destroys Boko Haram camp in Borno
Why INEC can’t conduct credible election, by Wike
Test anti-graft fight with bribery allegations against Oshiomhole, Saraki tells Buhari
AWCON 2018: Despite poor send-off, Dennerby out to prove doubters wrong
Professional career will not disturb my studies, says Georgia Oboh
Super Eagles upbeat as Nigerian delegation flies to South Africa
Atseye, Agugbom enter Rainoil Tennis Championship’s semifinals
Sponsors explain why tourney will continue to accommodate amateurs
Nigerian cyclists off to Eritrea for African Cup
How foreigners, vote-buying will undermine credibility of 2019 polls
‘National Assembly leadership change plot no longer realisable’
Party urges INEC to be truly independent in 2019 general election
APC warns Ndigbo against voting for Atiku
Listen To Mayorkuns ” The Mayor Of Lagos” Here
Hillsong London Storms Lagos For Night Of Worship
Seyi Shay’s ‘Gimme Love’ Featuring Runtown Will Get You Hooked
Rihanna, Drake, Other Celebs Mourn Kim Porter
Editorial: Doing business here is still not easy
AWCON 2018: Despite poor send-off, Dennerby out to prove doubters wrong
African marginal producers urged to leverage opportunities
Telcos flourish, Nigerians suffer
NASENI, Belgian firm to produce helicopters locally
Stakeholders okay firearms for aviation security
Allison Ayida’s death and our Nigerianicism
Averting dearth of Igbo language, by Pita Ejiofor
Leading Nigeria in treacherous times
Buhari and WAEC certificate saga
Stakeholders decry impact of spectrum prices on mobile market outcome
NCC chairman applauds channel VAS founder for company’s growth
Cloud services key to SME survival in Nigeria – Coker
AMMAN seeks role in SANEF for growth

New Telegraph

Guinea Bissau’s leader seeks Buhari’s counsel on election shift
N30,000 wage: NLC dares govs to sack workers
PDP leaders behind my travails, says Oshiomhole
One killed, many injured as Boko Haram set Borno village ablaze
2019: INEC uncovers 1,224 dead persons in Adamawa register
Stop blaming Fayose for infrastructure decay, PDP tells Fayemi
Customs officers in trouble over 30 containers of Tramadol
Hijab: UI International School board insists on age-long dress code
Ex-internationals charge Eagles to win against Bafana Bafana
New Telegraph Award, confirmation of commitment to Nigeria’s devt –BUA chair
2019: Mimiko withdraws from presidential race, picks Senate ticket
Reps accuse 12 shipping firms of diverting FG’s $300m
Atiku, Tambuwal, Osoba, govs, Fashola, Ekere, BUA, UBA, AITEO, others to grace event
Sultan: Nigerians must live in peace
24 varsity students, 12 others held for cyber fraud
‘Evangelist’ kills pastor, wear victim’s clothes, answers his calls
How two brothers, dog died in freezer
Govt official attempts to suck woman’s blood
Dapchi abduction: Academic activities resume at GGSTC
2019: Mimiko withdraws from presidential race, picks Senate ticket NEWS6 hours agoReps accuse 12 shipping firms of diverting FG’s $300m Atiku, Tambuwal, Osoba, govs, Fashola, Ekere, BUA, UBA, AITEO, others to grace event
Sultan: Nigerians must live in peace
Lagos: A crowded guber race
APC crisis: When change meets resistance POLITICS1 day agoPDP has no prospect in Lagos – Lawmaker
Flood scuttles Nigeria’s N54bn 2018 cassava revenue target
Comparing Nigeria’s rice policy with US report
Labour tackles FG over slow pace of diversification
Expert tasks govt, others on large-scale rental housing
Ex-internationals charge Eagles to win against Bafana Bafana
Duke Udi on Battle of Jo’burg: Eagles must avoid pressure
SA vs NIG: Erico tips Afeokhai ahead of Ezenwa, Akpeyi
Nigeria/Uganda friendly: Ikpeba, Yobo, others for Asaba On Tuesday
Why I abandoned lecturing for acting, by Yemi Solade
I’ll go shirtless if I see someone wearing same shirt – Burna Boy
Dabota Lawson: My regrets
Meek Mill, Ludacris amazed by my new project – Seyi Shay
‘Clash’: New dawn for Nigerian-Canadian movie collaboration
EDITORIAL: Beyond the Nigeria, S’Africa football rivalry
Etifa: Women are becoming their own dream men
Atiku: Nigerians deserve to know number of unemployed
Our reforms are working – Buhari
The amazons of cocoa farms (II)
Battling with bad roads

N6.5bn A-Ibom Funds: We’re Vindicated, Says Buhari Group
Sack Threat, Invitation To Anarchy – Labour
NASS Sends Electoral Act Bill To Buhari For Assent
Alleged Inducement: Oshiomhole Threatens To Sue Saraki
Niger Delta States Can Have 100% Of Oil Revenues, But… — Atiku
Customs Personnel, Protesters Clash In Edo Over Driver’s Death
It Is Time To Eleveate Tourism – Lalong
PMB, Sultan, Govs, For MUSWEN’s N5bn Islamic Centre
NAHCON Reads Riot Acts To Licensed Tour Operators/States Over Violation Of Saudi Immigration Laws
SEC Extends Deadline For Shareholding Consolidation By One Year
Atiku/Obi Ticket: IPOB, Ohanaeze Youths, APC Disagree With Igbo Leaders
‘Over Concentration On City Centers Deprive Local Dwellers Of Insurance Benefits’
Land Rover Gives First Glimpse Of New Evoque SUV
Ogun 2019: My Constituency’ll Enjoy Dividends Of Democracy -Ashiru
Lakowe Lakes Resort Hosts 2018 SSIH Golf Tournament
Toyota Records 28% Surge In Profit
I’ve developed interest in oil industry – Buhari
APC accuses PDP of maligning Oshiomhole, threatens legal action
2019: Show your scorecard in the North, PDP challenges Buhari
There’re still issues questioning Nigeria’s unity-Buhari
Only Lagos can afford N30,000 minimum wage — Govs
ASUU Strike: We are doing everything possible to call it off – Education Minister
ASUU strike: Students condemns FG position, calls for quick resolution
N5.8bn scam: Fani-Kayode questions Osinbajo’s pastoral calling
Jonathan in-law’s palace, thirty other houses set ablaze in Cross River
Why we back Atiku, Obi ticket – Igbo leaders
Firm to build Lagos-Abuja 45 minutes rail
Purported endorsement of Atiku by some Igbo leaders, an affront on Ndigbo – APC
Okorocha to Igbo leaders: …toe the path of wisdom, avoid the indiscriminate adoption
2019: Mimiko withdraws from presidential race
Rohr rues Ndidi, Uzoho, Ighalo, Abdullahi’s absence
Schmeichel ready to ruin ‘idol’ Giggs’ Nations League bid
Roma donate 150,000 euros to Liverpool assault victim Sean Cox
Benzema associates charged over extortion bid
Kick Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League, Tebas tells UEFA
Wizkid vs Wizkid in concert!
Between Davido and Eko Atlantic City: Who’s lying?
2Face, Annie Idibia, take ‘Power of 1’ campaign to King’s College
2019: What I need to defeat my opponents – Banky W
Why I want to be like 2Baba – Dammy Krane
I have a competent Health Minister, Buhari boasts

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