News Headlines Dec 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
I’ll work against Ogun APC gov candidate, says Amosun
Don’t crucify Mbaka, says Peter Obi
DSS parades alleged fraudster who breached Aso Villa security
Musician, ‘Small Doctor’, three others arrested for possession of firearms
‘Capital market funding would compromise varsities’
Osinbajo is welcome in OAU – Olarenwaju
Buhari charges varsities to embrace FG’s entrepreneurial education policy
S’Leone disqualified from 2019 AFCON
Confed Cup: Ogunbote confident Rangers will advance
Modric wins Ballon d’Or, ends Ronaldo, Messi dominance
Reward Falcons with national awards, cash, fans urge FG
Athletes groan, states unprepared as sports festival returns six years after
Access Bank gets SERAS awards
Fidelity Bank stays focused on plans, CSR’
CIBN woos Nigerians abroad to invest in economy
Transfurd recognised by WORLDCOB
FG recorded N66.51bn deficit in October – CBN
MTN/Attorney General case stalls over judge’s absence
Visa denial: National Assembly summons US ambassador
Buhari will fight to have a better Senate in 2019 – Tinubu
Atiku’s reception in Sokoto, mark of victory in 2019 –…
Don knocks Saraki for not swearing in Kogi senator
Police nab undergraduate, four others for money ritual
Police nab undergraduate, four others for money ritual
Suspected cult kingpin killed in Osogbo
Osun imam, three others paraded for abducting, killing man
Decomposing corpse of kidnapped Ekiti NBA scribe found, lawyers protest
Ogun butcher beats wife to death for being rude
Driver remanded in prison for killing motorcycle passenger
Tension over alleged move to sack Kogi Speaker
I’m still in charge, says suspended Abia PDP chair
Four Bauchi lawmakers, four National Assembly aspirants dump APC
Ladoja meets Lanlehin, Alli in Lagos
Kogi govt accuses Melaye of planning mayhem
Access Bank gets SERAS awards
‘Fidelity Bank stays focused on plans, CSR’
FID expresses commitment to economic empowerment
CIBN woos Nigerians abroad to invest in economy
People contract diseases, they don’t contact them
Mathematics will solve Nigeria’s problems, says Don
Adeyemo, Fadugba bag HP, Jumia scholarship
South Africa minister defends police over Beyonce concert chaos
Mandela100: Beyonce, Jay-Z dazzle at Global Citizen Festival
Ericsson predicts 90% mobile Internet penetration in Nigeria, others
2019 elections: Facebook tackles fake accounts, hate speech
Firm develops smartphone for low-income earners
Africa Fintech festival to boost indigenous tech
Editorial: Akwa Ibom assembly mayhem, threat to democracy
Why Discos will not end crazy bills
When a govt works against itself
The imminent collapse of Nigeria’s public education
Why Nigeria Police relish parading suspects

The Nation

‘We beheaded our neighbour to raise money for naming ceremony’
The Economist tips Buhari for victory in 2019 election
Anti-cult war sparks panic in Benue town
AfDB okays fresh $200m for Nigeria’s power sector
Boko Haram: Fed Govt orders Buratai back to war theatre
Police arrest popular musician Small Doctor
PDP chieftains seek Northwest votes for Atiku
Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi hold on Ballon d’Or
Buhari: I’ll not complain again about Nigeria’s problems
World Bank to invest $200b to combat climate change
No nation can tackle climate change alone, says Buhari
Emefiele upbeat as forex policy lifts production
Commissioner: Lagos preparing workers for retirement
Four ‘exhume landlord’s body after selling his property’
Uniformed men beat up man, wife, daughter in Yaba
Breaking! Luka Modric Wins Ballon d’Or
Eco11 RFC wins 2018 Sandie Beach Rugby
Develop Grassroot: Lagos charge new boards of sports associations
Badminton: Nigeria wins Zambia International
COD Palaver: Oxlade-Chamberlain’s girlfriend Edwards slams inventors
Rio Ferdinand: Okocha Played Football with Magic
Maradona throws punch at reporters over team’s defeat
Tinubu: Why I’m re-contesting for Senate
National Assembly should intervene in Ondo Assembly crisis, says Speaker
Ondo APC to sanction erring elders
Uniformed men beat up man, wife, daughter in Yaba
Over two million expected at Lagos fiesta

Fashola: FG not Ready to Give Sovereign Guarantees to Power Investors
Katsina Assembly Gets New Speaker
Absence of judge Stalls MTN vs AGF Suit
National Assembly Summons US Ambassador over Visa Denial to Nigerians
DSS Parades Woman over Alleged Use of First Lady’s Office for Fraud
FG: Poor, Vulnerable Nigerians Benefiting from World Bank’s $500m Credit
• George seeks removal of Osinbajo over disbursement of traderMoni N’Assembly Clerk Faults Planned Strike by Assembly Staff
200 Kids Honour FCT School Taekwondo Competition
Buhari: I Won’t Complain Again about Nigeria’s Problems
• Seeks concerted efforts against climate change
Atiku Expresses Shock as Bandits Kill 50 Policemen
• We did not lose 50 personnel, says police spokesman
IG Lists Potential Threats to 2019 Elections
• INEC warns incumbents against use of state resources to finance election Electoral Amendment Bill 2018: Three Political Parties Ask Court to Stop Presidential Assent
Court Grants EFCC Leave to Arraign Alison-Madueke, Omokore
CIIN 2018 Honorary Fellowship for Ogunshola
House Gets New Clerk
I Remain in APC to Support Buhari’s Re-election, Says Amosun
• Governor’s 26 loyalists quit ruling party
2019: Ekere Unveils Blueprint for Akwa Ibom
Army Promotes 29 Brigadier-Generals, 95 Colonels, 106 Lt. Colonels
Abia APGA Gubernatorial Candidate, Otti, Begins Campaign on Pious Note
Vote Christ-like Leaders, Not Christians, Says Sowore
ANRP Presidential Aspirant Insists Buhari, Atiku Are Bereft of Ideas
Katsina Assembly Gets New Speaker
Report: Poor Governance Weakening Contributions of IPPs
Joining Forces for Oil Market Stability
Omogbemi: Our Company Now Provides Top -Notch Services to Oil Industry
Dangote Harps on Diversification for Sustainable Economic Growth
NCDMB to Strengthen Local Content with Development Fund
Power Sector Losses N487bn in 11 Months
200 Kids Honour FCT School Taekwondo Competition
WBF Title Bout Proof of GOtv Boxing Night’s Progress, Says Alumona
SWAN Congratulates Falcons, Wants Team Overhaule
Polio: UNICEF Laments Lack of Routine Immunisation in Katsina

The Sun

Buhari drafts defence, army chiefs to Borno
4 political parties ask court to stop Buhari from signing 2018 Electoral Bill
Akwa Ibom: Why I should be elected governor – Nsima Ekere
World Bank announces 5-year $200bn investment for climate action
2019: PDP declares war on Buhari
DSS parades woman impersonating Aisha Buhari
EFCC arraigns Alison-Madueke, Omokore Feb 2019
Thousands of PDP supporters arrive Sokoto for Atiku rally
2019: South East should go for Senate president, not VP – Okom
APC chieftain, supporters defect to PDP in Kebbi
Oil marketers threaten to shut depots over N800bn subsidy arrears
SEC green bonds issuance rules officially kicks off
Africa50, EFI launch Africa natural gas report
CBN disburses N100bn MSME fund to support growth
AWCON: Gov. Umahi, others congratulate Falcons for 9th title feat
Southampton sack Hughes as manager
Sierra Leone disqualified from 2019 AFCON qualifiers
Atletico’s Costa to undergo surgery in Brazil
Fan throws banana skin at Aubameyang
The grave diggers
Can we elect political leaders freely and fairly?
Debate about the presidential debate
Zamfara: Is INEC going back on its words?
Metele massacre: Like Jonathan like Buhari
Beyond sanity bus stop
I won’t honour EFCC’s Fresh Invitation –Jang
UNICEF certifies over 1,700 communities open defecation free zones in Katsina
Delta new CP begins work, solicits public support
Rapper Cardi B heads to court in N/York over strip club fight
Cross River super highway of controversy
Fuss over American missionary killed by India’s endangered tribe
Who will be Nigeria’s next mistake in 2019?
DSS parades woman impersonating Aisha Buhari
SEC green bonds issuance rules officially kicks off
Ekwueme, Uncle Ben, Aina, Nwankwo to perform at CDM’s concert
Anti-corruption: Complaints Commission targets MDAs, private sector
Delta new CP begins work, solicits public support

Daily Trust

Tipper crushes labourer in Gwagwalada
2 UniAbuja students nabbed over battery theft
Man commits suicide on FCT railway track
FCTA unveils new legal search on landed properties
Late Abaji vice chair’s family want slot retained
2019: No credible presidential candidate yet for Nigerians – Onaiyekan
FG commissions FRSC’s signage production plant
Disquiet over purported Atiku endorsement by Yoruba leaders
APC crisis: Shettima leads S/West c’ttee to Osinbajo
Buhari remains S/West’s preferred leader – APC chieftain
Tension in Jalingo as two persons were killed
Boko Haram: Army recovers eight soldiers’ bodies from Yobe military base
Parents sue International School Ibadan over hijab
Katsina abattoirs in bad shape — investigation
No country can confront climate change alone – Buhari
EFCC seeks arrest warrant for Diezani, as court fixes Feb 25 for arraignment
Amosun to defectors: You have my blessing
Nwosu to vie for Imo gov’ship in Alliance party
Gov Yari evades question on defection after meeting Osinbajo
Ordega disappointed over 2019 AWCON best X1 snub
Dalung tasks young gymnasts on discipline
Klopp charged by FA for pitch invasion celebration
Senate commences investigation into N23bn failed road project
NASFAT donates relief materials to Kasuwar Magani Community
How FGN’s preference for commercial debts cost additional N127bn in interest
Man commits suicide on FCT railway track
FCTA unveils new legal search on landed properties
Preserving the civil service
PMB: An uncommon head of government
PMB: Say that again!
Can the World Bank redeem itself?
United Kingdom: ‘Disgrace’ as Africa deportees not contacted
Poland Climate change ‘our greatest threat’, UN told
Morocco King meets Gabon president in hospital
Editorial: Death of suspects in custody
Shehu Sani to Buhari: Name those who were desperate to be Vice President when it was rumoured you were dead
Nigeria can earn N4trn on seed yam annually
Govt summons principal for allegedly collecting unauthorised fees
2019: Atiku unveils national competition on policy document
Sokoto govt spends N3b on scholarship
Court of Appeal President and 2019 electoral disputes
Law School was tough and fun – Young female lawyers
Welcome to the Bar


Defence Minister directs army chief, Buratai, to remain in North-East
2019: Yoruba leaders adopt Atiku, reiterate call for restructuring
FACT CHECK: News about North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, asking to recolonise Nigeria, Ghana untrue
World Bank boosts FG’s Special Intervention programmes with $500m credit
Court remands businessman in police custody over alleged threat to life, cheating
Man docked for allegedly throwing stones at policemen on duty
Man in court over alleged theft of 2 laptops
Political parties in Nigeria have no ideology — Onijala
Governance is not rocket science —Ayorinde
2019 Presidency: The candidates, their cardinal programmes? (Part 1)
Union Bank shines at Sustainability, Enterprise, Responsibility Awards (SERAs)
Sigma Pensions boss seeks increased awareness on RSA
GTBank wins Bank of the year award
CBN to sanction banks, companies that sabotage 41 items policy
Small Doctor arrested, paraded for threatening officer with gun
The Orezi Experience: What went down in Delta
King Plu makes grand entrance into African music scene
Record number of women elected into Bahrain parliament
Drunk-driver smashes car into police station in Manchester
It’s better Yoruba value their culture now —Dr Gomez
Renewable energy promo: 65-year-old female fish farmer wins trip to Dubai
ubril of Sudan: Buhari has put traducers to shame ― Pro-Democracy group
Hijab crisis: Muslim parents drag UI, ISI, others to court
Giwa named acting Clerk, House of Reps
World Bank boosts FG’s Special Intervention programmes with $500m credit
APC holds reconciliatory meeting for aggrieved factions in Kwara
Finally, Abdusalami’s committee reveals why Jonathan conceded defeat in 2015
Reconstruction: Lagos-Ibadan highway becoming unsafe ― Oyesiku
EDITORIAL: Beheading for naming ceremony
nherent dangers in consuming expired products
On gender criminality


God’ll Not Forgive Me If I Stop Akinlade, Others From Moving To APM — Amosun
Ogun APC Crisis: Why I Disagreed With Amosun — OSOBA
APGA Has Handed Over Imo Gov Election To God —Araraume
Okorocha Clashes With Deputy At Burial Party
Atiku Launches N-West Campaign In Sokoto, Assures Of People-Friendly Govt
No Nnewi Trader Died In Detention —Association Chairman
Emmanuel Macron And The New France
EFCC Arraigns Two Oil Marketers For Alleged $8.4m Fraud
Experts Promote Limb Lengthening, Reconstruction Surgery In Nigerian Hospitals
Ekiti Lawyers Protest Kidnapping, Killing Of Colleagues
Buni Gari Boko Haram Attack: More Corpses Of Soldiers Recovered In Bush
Firm Introduces Flexible Rent Packages For Home Seekers
Dismissed Police Woman Accuses Force Of Disobeying Court Regarding Her Reinstatement
Embrace Peace, Sen Anyanwu Begs Imo N-PDP
Ohanaeze Youths Resolve Impasse As Obiora Assumes Leadership
Dana Air To Acquire More Aircraft, Gets NCAA Re-Certification
Nasarawa Assembly Confirms 11 Commissioner-Nominees
Banking Sector Update: Bad loan rises further, hits N2.3trn
Popular musician, Small Doctor, 3 others in police trouble for possession of firearm
Oil price crash forces review of 2019 budget benchmark
I won’t honour EFCC’s fresh invitation – Jang
Boko Haram : Defence Minister orders Buratai to remain in North-East
I won’t complain again about Nigeria’s problems -Buhari
FEAR OF RITUALISTS IN DELTA: We anoint our pants to escape Yahoo Boys – Warri girls
Benue 2019: How the PDP, APC and SDP stand
702,021 PVCs yet to be collected in Lagos — INEC
Delta gets new CP
Omo-Agege deserves second term — Urhobo PGs
Osinbajo intervenes in Delta APC crisis
N5.7bn SURE-P Fund: AGF denies stalling trial of ex-Katsina gov, others
Luka Modric makes it a clean sweep, wins Ballon D’or
FCT minister congratulates Dalung on Super Falcons’ victory
Capoue didn’t foul Iheanacho, Success protests red card
UEFA introduces VAR in champions league
AWCON Fallout: I’m not a machine, Oshoala speaks on poor showing
Anchor Borrowers’ Programme created 2.5m jobs — CBN
Fraudster nabbed with CFA two million fake currency in Katsina
2019: NYSC DG warns corps members against electoral offences
Attack of the small screens: Africa eyes mobile gaming boom
Mothers’agony: We were shocked to learn our children have diabetes

New Telegraph

Senate commences investigation into N23bn failed road project
EFCC to arraign ex-Kebbi Gov, Dakingari, Dec 6
How suspect entered Villa, defrauded man of N150 m – DSS
Sanwo-Olu begins campaign in Badagry, on live-tweet chat
Unilorin students commits suicide after failing final year project
Court grants EFCC leave to arraign Alison-Madueke, Omokore
APC crisis: 26 Ogun Assembly candidates dumps APC for APM
Akeredolu tasks varsity on ranking
Fasehun: Passage of a dogged fighter
Atiku’s endorsement by S’East leaders no threat to Buhari’s re-election – Apugo
Sugarcane: Bundle of incredible sweetness, wealth
African carriers non-competitive on global stage
Osoba: APC’s enemies will be disappointed
2019: Abia rallies support for Kalu’s senatorial ambition
Day Senate Committee passed vote of confidence in UNILAG
Air safety: IATA gives Nigeria, others thumbs up
CBN probes banks over top 10 loans
EFCC arraigns two oil marketers over $8.4m theft
Akeredolu’s aides quit APC, join PDP Fake Kogi gov’s wife dupes man of N150m in Aso Rock
Ritual: I wanted to become a billionaire –Suspect, 20
Music star, Small Doctor, held for threatening to shoot policeman
Butcher beats wife to death
Rival group murders Onitsha tricycle revenue agent
Oil worker kidnapped in Delta
Akeredolu tasks varsity on ranking
Ondo APC: Anxiety over Akeredolu’s game plan
2019: Sokoto stands still for PDP, Atiku 2019: Yoruba leaders endorse Atiku, seek restructuring
Atiku Knocks The Economist, says endorsement of Buhari scandalous
Air safety: IATA gives Nigeria, others thumbs up
Petrol smuggling: How far can FG go?
Dana Air passes NCAA re-certification test
NCC Tennis League finals: We under-rated our opponents – Team Offikwu
Zenith Bank/ Delta Principals’ Cup: 26 teams qualify for zonal stage
Women football now more competitive – Oshoala
Dennerby: Falcons‘ll improve for World Cup
JUST IN: Police arrest, parade Small Doctor for unlawful possession of firearm
Lenders borrowed N678.27bn from CBN in October
B’Haram more familiar with N’East terrain than soldiers –Buhar
Okorocha, Amosun’s men dump APC, join AA, APM
Provost seeks staff, students support for college
Oil exploration: Stakeholders seek ecological audit of Lagos
‘Policitrician’ and 2019 elections

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