News Headlines Nov 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

ACF asks Buhari to probe killing of ‘nearly 100 soldiers’ by Boko Haram
Senate okays higher institutions for President’s hometown, nine others
2019: Coalition of opposition parties begins assessment of presidential candidates
Metele attack: No army can have enough equipment for operations – Buratai
Fashola, and the engineer of Yoruba consent
Suspected F-SARS operative shoots LASTMA official dead
Brothers behead 10-year-old for N200,000 in Lagos
ACF asks Buhari to probe killing of ‘nearly 100 soldiers’ by Boko Haram
Senate okays higher institutions for President’s hometown, nine others
Bricklayer jailed for assaulting commercial sex worker
Newborn baby dumped near police station
2019: Coalition of opposition parties begins assessment of presidential candidates
No action against Mourinho over bizarre celebration
Arrest Aregbesola for forging police report, PDP tells IGP
Kogi lawmakers boycott sitting, Senate probes state’s $500m loan
Metele attack: No army can have enough equipment for operations – Buratai
Eliminate Boko Haram from the face of the earth, Buhari tells military
Anambra Assembly leadership crisis deepens
49-year-old guard hangs self over debt at Ekiti secretariat
EFCC hands over 116 cars, 20 houses to First Bank
Russia to cut dependency on dollars —Putin
Lawyer accuses Abia policemen of assault, petitions PSC, IG
ICPC arraigns ex-Ogun Rep for alleged contract fraud
Driver, guard remanded for unlawful possession of firearm
Accused faints in Osogbo high court
Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis: Senate orders probe, Uyo women protest against CP
APGA suffering from internal bleeding, says PDP
2019: Presidential candidates, parties’ chairmen to sign peace pact
My re-election is a done deal — Ayade
Nigeria’s GDP growth’ll be below 2% in 2018 – World Bank
Malabu: Nigeria loses over $10bn in one deal, say Reps, CSO
FMBN disburses N15.7bn home renovation loans
Diamond Bank drives financial inclusion through products, services
FG to collaborate with Saudi Arabia on refineries revamp
Baru signs performance contract with NNPC management staff
Ex-Eagles star, Etuhu, stands trial in Sweden over match-fixing
Dennerby shifts focus to AWCON title
Top seeds advance in Asoju Oba Cup
Supersand Eagles to camp in Lagos
Weah, Drogba for legends match in Lagos
AY, Omoni Oboli to make Hollywood debut
Tekno takes time off music
Financial sector professionals hangout in Lagos
The challenge of mental health policy in Nigeria
‘Access to contraceptives, information can check maternal mortality’
Maternal, perinatal deaths are recurring nightmares – Bayelsa
‘Expansion of diagnostic services can tackle medical tourism’
Low-carb diets best for weight loss, study says
Elevated scrotal temperature as major cause of male infertility
mproving regulation, enforcement of ECOWAS Brown Card
Visa-seeking Nigerian students lament sad experiences at US embassy
We studied hard not to beg for jobs – UI First Class twins in Law
Google extends telecom service Fi to iPhones
Nigerians’ transactions on PoS hit N1.82tn in 10 months – Survey
StarTimes begins online video streaming service
Huawei plans cloud services in Nigeria, others
Editorial: Nation’s brand value and development
X-raying Ikeogu Oke’s thoughts on energy, politics and policy
The huge debt burden and how we got there (2)
Ending JAMB’s exploitation of hapless candidates

The Nation

Buhari orders troops to wipe out Boko Haram
N11.4b fraud: EFCC hands over 116 cars to First Bank
Fed Govt okays reduction in cost of JAMB, NECO forms
ICPC re-arraigns ex-IG Ehindero, ex-CP Obaniyi for alleged N16.4m fraud
2019 poll: EFCC to monitor donations to parties
Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis: APC vows to stop molestation of its lawmakers
2019: Our plan for free, fair elections, by Abubakar Panel
INEC to deploy one million personnel for poll
Obasanjo’s son: no rift with dad for supporting Buhari
Reps seek revocation of Malabu’s OPL 245 agreement
Senate probes Kogi govt’s $500m foreign loan
Igbinedion University student wins N100,000 in Spot Kick challenge
Demolition: ‘Fayose turned us to refugees in our land’
2019: Ezekwesili picks party chairman as running mate
ACF seeks emergency on education to eliminate 13m out of school, Almajiri
South Africa won’t be second time lucky — Oluehi
Wilder vs Fury: ‘Why Joshua won’t be at ringside’
The Match in Lagos Next Year: Weah, Drogba, 19 former African stars expected
50th Asoju Oba Cup: Fayele, Aregbesola claim mixed doubles title
Thomas Dennerby dreams AWCON title
Ogenyi Onazi visits, donates N500, 000 to Kano pillars
Qatar 2022: ‘Vagina Stadium’ to be ready in 2019
Arewa community backs APC, Sanwo-Olu
‘APGA will determine who wins presidency’
‘Why Nigerians should re-elect Buhari
’NNPC/Chevron JV donates to IDPs in Delta, Bayelsa
Bio-insecticides alternative to ‘sniper’, says Biotech agency
Nigeria to consume 2m metric tonnes LPG by 2025
AY, Omoni star in Hollywood Xmas film
‘Traditional medicine key to Nigeria’s future’
‘Go for fruit juice when you miss breakfast’
Mental illness …. How to defeat the storm (Part 1)
Suspected SARS officer ‘kills’ LASTMA official
NGO donates uniforms to indigent pupils
Ambode vows to contain ‘bad guys’ at Xmas
Airline, passengers trade words over missed flight
Air Travel is expensive in Africa but what can be done to make it affordable?
Operation collect your certificate at LASU
Port-Harcourt boy beats girls in Maths quiz
NCC donates 70 e-pads to FEDPOFFA
98% Corps members ready for election duty, says NYSC boss


End Boko Haram Threat, Buhari Orders Military
FG, States, LGs Share N788.139bn for October
Buhari Reaffirms Commitment to Troops’ Welfare
Umez Eronini Laments Decay in Public Service, Launches Book
End Boko Haram Threat, Buhari Orders Military
FG, States, LGs Share N788.139bn for October
South African Pension Fund Raises Stake in MTN to 23.6%
Ugwuanyi Awards Contracts for Road Projects
Ondo PDP Sets up Campaign Committee for Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency Candidate
2019 Election: Gen. Abdulsalami Committee Canvasses Support for INEC
Buhari Reaffirms Commitment to Troops’ Welfare
Niger Commences Implementation of 25% Salary Increase
Bamisedun among AABLA 2018 West Africa Finalists
Repair Abandoned Vehicles within Three Months, Katsina Gov Tells KTSTA
OPEC May Cut Output to Stabilise Prices
EFCC Arraigns Provost, Two Others over N52m Fraud
Boko Haram: Buhari Convenes Meeting of Lake Chad Basin Heads of State
PDP Senator Defects to APC
Group Urges Media to Project Women in Politics
Ezekwesili Expresses Readiness to Fight for Rights of Nigerians
The Man Who Wants to Lift Lagos Higher
Group Harps on Investing in Cooperative Ventures
Bad Road Threatens Completion of N3.5bn Baro River Port
CBN Injects Fresh $210m into Forex Market

The Sun

FG to recover $7bn CBN bailout to banks
2023: Forces against Igbo presidency at work – Okorocha
FG slashes cost of JAMB, NECO exams
FAAC: FG, states, LGAs share N788.139bn in October
We’ll end Boko Haram madness – Buhari
Peace committee raises fears over 2019 polls
2019: INEC to spend N85bn on logistics
Pilgrimage: We compelled service providers to patronize Nigeria, says NCPC
In Oyo, it’s rectangular race
2019: We’ll deliver Buhari but we can’t guarantee some states – Unagha, ex-youth leader
Imo 2019: Owerri zone should be allowed to produce governor – Ezeh, SDP candidate
Lagos guber: I’ve evolved strategies to kill PDP totally – Salvador, ex-party chairman
FG committed to disaster prevention, says Oke-Osanyintolu, presidential aide
DBN exceeds target, signs on 35,000 MSMEs
Guinness declares 184 kobo dividend
Our story on recent reduction to Edo State Power supply –BEDC
Women earn 20% less than men –ILO report
Coach Tiger Woods coming to your living room next year
NBA opens new training centre in Senegal
Doyin Amodu goes extra mile for ‘Imagination’
Now that campaign has started
What the Metele debacle threw up
Is President Buhari’s travel ban on Nigerians constitutional? (4)
Again, PDP flounders
On, not at, the occasion
What the people say….
Edo’s city of sin
Victor Moses suffers back injury
Celebration of excellence: Weah, Drogba to storm Lagos for Ambode
280 widows benefit in Total’s skills, financial support
FG partners Coderina to introduce robotics, coding in schools
Steve Ayorinde: Lagosians’ll celebrate Christmas with four new theatres
Salient issues before the 2019 polls
Ogbuoji and Ebonyi 2019
Taming the malaria scourge
2019: INEC to spend N85bn on logistics
Ways to survive, live with HIV
The essence of good rest
Firm vows new offensive against malaria with new drug
FG to recover $7bn CBN bailout to banks
LSMDA urges govt to help issuance of license to members
‘Corruption a universal ill, not peculiar to Nigeria’
FG slashes cost of JAMB, NECO exams

Daily Trust

Youths rally support for Buhari, Osinbajo re-election in Kogi
850 benefit from Lalong empowerment scheme
Sugarcane business booms in Plateau
PLASU VC urges maintenance of N16.6 million solar system
Plateau youth urge FG to open Zurak’s mining site
ACPN promises to lift 80m Nigerians out of poverty if elected
PDP inaugurates presidential campaign council today
FG, states, LGs share N788bn for October
EFCC arraigns Gombe college provost over alleged N52m fraud
Daily Trust bags most educative newspaper award
850 benefit from Lalong empowerment scheme
Saraki, Atiku move to pacify Ekweremadu
Why I’m supporting Buhari – Obasanjo’s son
200 aspirants attend APC reconciliation c’ttee in Bauchi
Solid defending was key to Super Falcons’ victory – Dennerby
Ronaldo hits 100 Champions League wins
N3.4b FIFA grant: Trial of 3 NFF staff suffers major setback
Oil price stability tops Nigeria, S/Arabia agenda ahead OPEC meeting
Passengers stranded as aircraft shortage hits aviation industry
Manufacturing, export to soar as commodity exchange starts trading
Bello lauds armed forces on FCT peace, security
God will expose killers of my deputy – Abaji chair
Property owners appeal to FCT minister to correct anomaly
Peter Obi, South East Leaders and 2019
2019: When Sen. Ogbuoji becomes Ebonyi governor
Ukraine demands immediate release of sailors detained by Russia
Russia to deploy new S-400 missiles on Crimea
Tunisians protest Saudi prince’s visit
Editorial: Mixed signals from oil and gas sector
Minimum wage: Onaiyekan wants reduction of National Assembly salaries
Minimun Wage: Catholic bishop says wage not best for low income earners
Governor Abubakar appoints new Accountant General
Bandits resume attacks on Katsina farming communities
Respite for farmers as NCX, commodity coy partner on produce trading
Tea, coffee farmers cry out over neglect
How varsity lecturers feed fat on postgraduate students
World Bank says Nigeria spends $200 per student annually
‘Gov’t needs more support to address education infrastructure deficit’


Minister, Osunkeye Emphasise Need To Build Resilience Against Oil Price
AWCON: Pinnick Charges Super Falcons To Beat Banyana Banyana
It’s Cheaper To Conduct All Elections In One Day—INEC
CONTROVERSY OVER DARKNESS: Edo Gets 40% Of Allocated Power, Says BEDC
EDO: Projections On The Ambode Treatment
Banyana Banyana Coach Plans To Beat Falcons Again
Navy Begins Exercise ANUM BUNENG
Entrepreneurship, Remedy For Unemployment — IDSA
LSHA Investigates Audit Reports Of Over 200 MDAs
AFCON 2019: North Africa Wants It Moved From Cameroon To Morocco
Netherlands Urges FG To Commence Ogoni Cleanup Before Elections
Why We Arrested Deji Adeyanju, 2 Others— Police
FAAC: FG, States, LGAs Share N788.139bn For October
Chibok Girls: USNLG Honours US Congresswoman, RCCG Pastors For Supporting Rescued Girls
My Death, Resurrection Testimony, By Gbenga Adefaye
Why Makanjuola Donated Lecture Theater To LASU
Warri Fed Constituency: SDP Candidate Alleges Plot To Substitute His Name
Boko Haram madness must end says Buhari as he vows to equip military better
Revoke $1.1 Malabu Oil deal, prosecute suspects, recover lost cash, Reps insist
Money laundering: SUBEB boss, Jengebe, bags 41-year jail term
LUTH resident doctors to embark on indefinite strike Thursday
Who’s politicising the killing of Nigerian soldiers?
EDO: Projections on the Ambode treatment
C’River makes case for inclusion as oil-producing state
Atunwa was called to bar, UK Bar Council confirms
AWCON: Pinnick charges Super Falcons to beat Banyana Banyana
Banyana Banyana coach plans to beat Falcons again
AFCON 2019: North Africa wants it moved from Cameroon to Morocco
Moses out of Europa League clash against PAOK
Lagos insures 300 athletes for National Sports Festival
LaLiga players with music careers
I’m not married to Davido; 2nd babymama cries out
Planning my December concert too stressful, Davido complains
How Simi plots to floor Wizkid, Tiwa, others
Singer, Mo’Cheddah reveals depression struggles
Minister, Osunkeye emphasise need to build resilience against oil price
Police dismiss Sergeant for killing 20-year-old undergraduate
Entrepreneurship, remedy for unemployment — IDSA
Ambode to set up Task Force to tackle street begging
Yahsat provides over 300 Nigerian rural schools with ICT services
Yellow fever: Medical practitioner harps on preventive measures
ETONIRU: Reaping fruits of being an early bird


BREAKING: Night guard found hanged in Ekiti
What Nigeria needs to worry about ― Obasanjo
Cross Check: Nigerian media collaborate against fake news ahead of 2019 elections
Human rights report condemns use of manipulated videos, pictures of military fighting insurgents
Atiku commiserated with Rivers govt over collapsed building
Unpaid workers arrears: NLC declares war against Katsina, Rivers, Ogun, Bornu
FG reduces JAMB, NECO exam fees
Ayogu Eze, APC chances brighter in Enugu State, says Group
Why Nigerians are eager to elect Atiku ― PDP
EFCC docks three for alleged N52m fraud
NUT lauds NASS on teachers’ service years extension bill
Fake news: No excuse to distort facts, Bamigbetan declares
Police kill kidnap suspect in Edo, arrest 46
Court remands 2 brothers over alleged membership of secret cult
Man in court over alleged theft of government bicycle
Republican, Cindy Hyde-Smith, wins Mississippi Senate seat
Doomed Lion Air jet was not airworthy on penultimate flight
US sanctions Nicaragua’s Vice-President Rosario Murillo
‘World’s oldest rebel’, Harry Smith dies aged 95
Study reveals how many hours sleep good for healthy heart
‘NAIIS will ensure we tackle HIV cases adequately’
Obese men prone to prostate cancer —Study
Lassa fever sensitisation: FETHA CMD appeals for utility vehicles
Mother abandons 2 years old daughter in Ebonyi
Arcade fashion show 2018
How I will take over the industry —Chibichan
I am taking over Afrobeat throne — D Large
Day Nollywood made giant strides with new Yoruba series, Alagbara
Nollywood rising: Why Nigerians are now accepting its film industry
AMC raves up African movie production with launch of AMCOP
Ambode, Babalakin charge private sector, individuals to assist govt
Edo govt set to reposition Usen Poly, refurbishes equipment
NIFES auditorium to cost N500m —National director
Ooni has turned Ife into global destination —Mahama, Ghana’s ex-president
World Conference of Mayors endorses AIMS Festival
NERC frowns on prevalent estimated billing by DisCos
Total reiterates commitment to Nigeria’s oil, gas sector development
Ikeja Electric targets zero fatality, launches academy to deepen safety culture
Stakeholders to discuss critical industry issues at NAPE conference
EDITORIAL: The security check on Atiku’s plane
NYSC scheme in need of overhaul
Providing the needed leadership
Weapons of mass destruction: Handshakes are dangerous
Why most children do not need cough, cold medicines
FAAN MD vows to resolve labour matters
Ethiopian Airlines wins best airline in Africa award
‘Why FG should make tourism more attractive’
Maritime operators hail debut of ‘ABC of Shipping
Mass sack looms in Apapa ports over rail project
Unregistered agents to lose access to ports — CRFFN


Northern States Allocate More Funds To Education In 2018
War Against Terror A Must Win, PMB Tells Troops
FG Slashes JAMB, NECO Examination Fees
Group Offers Free Medical Services To Police Community
Buhari’s Date With Enduring Infrastructure
Ezekwesili Announces Running Mate
Fury Vows To Knock Out Wilder In Las Vegas fight
A/Ibom Crisis: Stop Parading As Speaker, Court Tells Ntuen
Our Focus Is To Retain AWCON Title — Falcons Coach
Still On The Massacre At Melete
2019: PMB Should Beware Of Some Northern Govs’ Antics
Tips To Counter Insurgency And Violent Extremism
Subsidy Fraud: Lawan Demanded $3m Bribe, Otedola Tells Court
Air Peace Takes Delivery Of 6th Embraer Jet
How NNPC Is Safeguarding Oil Facilities In Delta Region
N1trn EEG Payment: What Hope For Nigerian Exporters?
Negative Outlook Continues As Equities Index Losses 0.48%
Ortom Raises The Alarm Over Vote Buying
Ondo PDP Sets Up 21-man Campaign C’ttee For Akinmade’s Election
Echoes Of PMB’s Re-election Rocks Osogbo As Oyetola Assumes Office
2018 ‘Feast of Words’ Literary Festival To Hold In Ibadan Dec 1
EDITORIAL: Kyari, Soldier, Administrator, Takes His Exit
Still On The Massacre At Melete
N6.2bn Unremitted Taxes: Kaduna, Kano Drag Federal Agencies To Tribunal
Those Who Sell Their Votes Lack Rights To Complain – Kehinde
Kogi Governor Orders Unsealing Of BTS After NCC’s Intervention
World Bank Predicts Wider Fiscal Deficit For Nigeria
NCC Sensitises Residents On Impact Of e-Waste
INEC, Political Parties To Sign MoU On Free Polls
Muslim/Muslim Ticket: Be Patient With el-Rufai, BCO Tells Kaduna Indigenes
Tackling Severe Acute Malnutrition

The Guardian
Saunders puts £70,000 on Tyson Fury to beat Wilder
Night guard commits suicide in Ekiti
Eight nabbed over death of police officer
Nigeria’s economy is bleak, says World Bank
Akwa Ibom police boss under fire over ‘assembly invasion’
Buhari seeks review of strategy on Boko Haram
USAID ends $45.3 programme for kids orphaned by AIDS
Okowa warns protesters against threat to peace in Niger Delta
Ortom laments Akume’s opposition to anti-open grazing law
Appeal Court jails UBEC boss 41 years
The Guardian, ICIR, others move to check misinformation, fake news
Senate probes Kogi government over alleged illegal’ N180b foreign loan
We’ll beat Nigeria again, Banyana Banyana coach vows
How Super Falcons rated in semifinal victory against Cameroon
Focus has shifted to AWCON title, says Falcons coach
Igbinedion University student wins Panenka Spot Kick Challenge Season 3
Supersand Eagles to camp in Lagos for Beach Soccer AFCON
Coalition tasks INEC, security agencies on credible 2019 poll
Rivers APC sways between healing its rift, sustaining acrimony
APC peace committee to meet aggrieved members in south east
Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Donate Nine Million Naira To Personal Photographer
Tekno Breaks Silence On Health Challenge
Mariah Carey Addresses Feud With Jennifer Lopez And Whitney Houston
Pete Davidson Returns To Instagram Since Ariana Grande Split
Editorial: Jonathan’s transition hours
Are you breast cancer aware?
Delay in government approvals stalls investments in Benin embayment
Nigeria subsidises petrol consumption for other African countries
Experts seek improved internal auditing to tackle corruption
‘Lack of regulator for forensic audits threatens financial system’
Osinbajo not EzeUzu
Metele as price of national swindle
The parody of a nation: An urgent call for reawakening
The Bazaar gates open
Public-private partnership as panacea to dwindling tertiary education funding
Government should call emergency meeting on tertiary education, says UNN’s VC Ozumba

New Telegraph

Stay away from politics, Buhari warns military
Soldiers’ killings: Buhari, Lake Chad Basin leaders meet
Rivers, N’East, flash points of 2019 elections – Abdulsalami
PDP appoints Kashamu, others as Atiku campaigners
2019: Atiku banking on Igbo vote to oust Buhari – Report
Shun sentiment, Atiku remains the best to save Nigeria, group advises
NSE: Bears reign for 4 days, slice N55bn
FG appoints new DG for NAGGW
NNPC flags off performance probe for 70,000 staff
It’s time to pay S’Africa back, Falcons coach insists
Ugwuanyi awards N1bn Igbo-Eze North, others’ road projects
Broadband: NCC seeks cut in RoW costs
Women protest, youths disrupt ExxonMobil operations
Obesity linked to asthma risk in children
Averting armed conflicts through seizures
South-East in my mind
Women protest, youths disrupt ExxonMobil operations
Man gets girl drunk, rapes, shaves her pubic hair
Bricklayer bags five years jail for raping prostitute
Man beheads neighbour’s son to raise money for naming ceremony
Friend lured me into kidnapping –Suspect
Fraud: EFCC returns 116 cars, 20 properties to First Bank
Money laundering: Zamfara SUBEB chair jailed 41 years
Women protest, youths disrupt ExxonMobil operations
Another four years of Buhari better than PDP – Okorie
How I burnt fingers taking decisions, by Ambode
Police, IPOB in bloody clash
Experienced people needed in National Assembly – Taiwo
2019: Atiku banking on Igbo vote to oust Buhari – Report
Broadband: NCC seeks cut in RoW costs
LCCI flays postal commission bill at NASS
Capital flight: Tackling illegal mining menace
CAF Cup: Rangers in bright start as Lobi falters
NFF’ll prepare Falcons well for World Cup – Akinwunmi
Babangida to Rohr: Inject new players into Eagles for AFCON
EDITORIAL: Metele massacre: A national tragedy
Why telecoms interconnect debts’ll continue to rise – Report
NULGE tackles Ikpeazu over unpaid salaries
Ajimobi, ex-CJN, Okowa’s wife, others, advocate better recognition for women
We’ll kick out Buhari in 2019, says Atiku S’East Support Group
2019: Ebonyi community pledges support for Umahio
Igbo politicians as ‘hustlers’

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