News Headlines Dec 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Gov elections: Amosun, Okorocha’s threat worries APC
Nigerians have no reason to re-elect Buhari – Senator
Okorocha knocks Oshiomhole for abusing Obasanjo
Nigeria was more prosperous under PDP, says Atiku
Reps cancel May 29, approve June 12 as Democracy Day
FG releases N33bn for Second Niger Bridge project
Edo set to crash price of rice
Salah grabs SuperSport award
Buhari and angry bishops
FG, oil marketers agree on fuel subsidy payment
Police exhume remains of woman killed by lover in Port Harcourt
Vigilante shoots man to death in Bauchi over haircut
The Sultan, the Cardinal, and killer herdsmen
Stock market reverses gains as sell-offs resume
Ondo abduction: Kidnappers release pregnant doctor after collecting ransom
Unlawful assembly: Court grants bail to six youths
Man bags five years for sodomising minor in Niger
Reps split over disbandment of Rivers security outfit
Kwara traders confront thugs trying to disrupt TraderMoni…
How Davido travelled to seven countries, violated other NYSC
Nigeria was more prosperous under PDP, says Atiku
Imo Speaker, 18 other APC, PDP lawmakers defect to Action…
EFCC arraigns four Dangote workers for stealing N15m cement
Two jailed for stealing loudspeakers, fan from Osun mosque
Police to pay Jonathan’s aide N10m for house invasion
Family demands justice as hoodlums murder cop in Lagos
Ojukwu’s widow shuns APGA rally, Umeh urges peace
Ladoja declares for ZLP, says ADC rudderless
We are ready for 2019 elections, say police
19 Imo lawmakers defect to AA, tackle Oshiomhole
Atiku’s endorsement: SDP NWC meets next week, GDPN kicks
I’ll sign Petroleum Bill once I get it — Buhari
Thaumatin cultivation and processing, a potentially rewarding venture area
NSF: Al-Makura warns Nasarawa athletes against HIV in Abuja
Experience helped Rangers beat Ethiopians –Ogunbote
IOC asks Senegal to cooperate in Diack probe
Mauresmo withdraws as Davis Cup captain to coach Pouille
Guatemala ex-soccer chief avoids jail in FIFA scandal
NERDC develops online safety curriculum for schools
Old pupils seek return of Christ’s School to Anglicans
Rainbow College wins ACCA Inspiring Future Leaders contest
‘Girl-child education way to peace, progress’
STEAM key to knowledge-driven society – Ozo-Onyali
Nigeria has only two million registered teachers — TRCN
Oluwatoyin Obafemi wins 9mobile photography competition
I quit nursing to start my own business — Winner of Next Titan Season 5
Star-studded Unbreakable makes advocacy for the mentally ill
Black heritage museum opens in Dakar
How Davido travelled to seven countries, violated other NYSC bye-laws
FULL LIST: 76th Golden Globe Awards nominees
Why you need to check your eyes once a year – Optometrist
The management of scabies
Group rewards finalists in HIV Self-Testing contest
‘Government must give attention to sickle cell disorder’
‘Go for fruit juice when you miss breakfast’
Buying a TV online or in a store
Ericsson predicts 90% mobile Internet penetration in Nigeria, others
Editorial,: Kachikwu’s waffling on refineries
Let us outsource Nigeria’s governance
The multiplying governance lags of this season

The Nation
APC, PDP renew attacks as campaigns take shape
No oil-cuts deal as OPEC talks end
Chair: INEC ready for credible polls
House okays June 12 as Democracy Day
Thugs disrupt TraderMoni in Ilorin
Court dismisses Evans’ suit challenging his detention
Our plan for hitchfree Yuletide, by FRSC, FERMA
‘Nigeria needs manpower development to improve productivity’
We’ll stand by the rules, says APC
Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu in Presidential Campaign Council
Rein in Oshiomhole, Okorocha urges President
Appeal Court affirms Faleke as winner of 2015 poll
Chi wins Top 50 brands award
CEO’s, celebrities join Abuja YEEP summit
Why Lagos commissioner resigned, by APC
Mohamed Salah Emerges SuperSport Player of the Month
Biggest test perhaps for Sarri, as Chelsea host Manchester City
National Institute for Sports rolls out plans to celebrate Silver Jubilee
Taribo, Aghahowa, Dosu to inspire over 250 young Nigerian footballers
Emmanuel’s agenda for industrialisation
PDP aspirant calls for fresh primaries
‘What Southwest should learn from Osun’
SPAR gets 14th store
Heineken showcases Africanism
NULGE: governors frustrating plans for local govt autonomy
Man accuses Pastor of breaking his marriage
Nigeria’s Adedayo Thomas appointed to Pavilion Afriques Board
Film screenings, workshops, boat ride, city tour excite ZUFF participants
‘Chief Daddy’: Dubai Tourism adds verve to glamorous premiere
‘Lagos in tune with HIV/AIDS fight’
Group lauds HIV\AIDS self-testing programme
Sanitary officers urged to do more
How to decongest prisons, by CJ
Council chair gives buses, equipment to residents
Community leader seeks drainage completion
Three attendants remove woman’s heart, wrists in morgue
How legacy media can survive technological revolution
Counsellors urged to enhance performance in schools
EBSU sacks 63 lecturers for sexual harassment, other offences
Cheers, jeers for UTME, NECO SSCE fee cut
Entrepreneurship bootcamp for pupils
NDDF 2018: States, experts plan long-term development for Niger Delta
Preserving Akwa Ibom’s growth, prosperity
Obaseki presents two-year score card
Rivers deputy governor drums support for Israel
Activists lament dangers of climate change
Abia honours Buhari with another chieftaincy title
IPOB: 33 detained traders released in Nnewi
NEMA donates relief materials to Enugu windstorm affected community
2019: Cleric warns against violence
Abia NMA bemoans poor funding of health sector

SDP Dissociates Self from Consensus Presidential Candidate
Abdulsalami Urges Politicians to Refrain from Promoting Religious, Ethnic Sentiments
Catholic Bishops Condemn Altercation Between Obi, Mbaka
Imo Speaker, 18 Other APC, PDP Lawmakers Defect to Action Alliance
FG, Oil Marketers Sign Agreement on Unpaid Subsidy Claims
2019 Elections Result will Reflect People’s Will, Buhari Reassures
Kachikwu: Nigeria to Take Decision on Refineries’ Upgrade December 15
Nigerian Military Needs N9bn Annually for Shoes, Boots, Says Bureau
Buratai transfers promoted officers to North-east
Boko Haram: Nigeria Seeks Saudi Arabia’s Support to Combat Extremist Islamic Ideology
Gowon Seeks Social Welfare Fund for Elderly Persons
Ganduje $5m Bribery Scandal: Kano Court Stops Assembly’s Probe Panel
Buhari Congratulates Obiano, Adimora
Four South-east APC Governorship Candidates Visit Aso Rock
House Passes Bill to Make June 12 National Holiday
Buhari: Our Govt Will Promote Excellence
Former House Speaker, Na’Abba, Dumps APC
ADC Condemns attack on Ogun Guber Candidate’s Campaign Convoy
Akwa Ibom’s Overrated Young Politicians and the Burden of Governance
Ensuring Development in Enugu Through Ugwuanyi’s Peace Initiatives
Diasporan Viewpoint of Peter Obi’s Emergence As Vice Presidential Candidate
Essential Values in Leadership, Nation Building
Ahmed Proposes N157bn Budget for 2019
Access Bank Wins SERAS Award
UACN Shares Rise as Elemide is Appointed Acting Group Chief Executive
Experts Urge Nigeria, Others to Harness Demographic Dividend
Firm Highlights Cybersecurity Trends in Organisations
Pomp, Festivity as 19th National Sports Festival Begins
Ighalo, Zokora, Others Team up with African Legends for ‘The Match’ in Lagos
Pinnick Pledges NFF Will Implement Reform Committee’s Recommendations
200 Kids Honour FCT School Taekwondo Competition
Leicester Crashed Helicopter Rotor Pedals Failed, Says Probe
Chukwuemeka Shines as Villarreal Hammers Almeria 8-0 in Copa Del Rey
Catalan Capital Derby Headlines LaLiga Weekend Clashes
GOtv Boxing Night 17: ‘Fijabi ’ll Taste First Defeat’
FSI Global Bags University of Ibadan Excellence Award
Aṣa Thrills Fans at Spice TV Lifestyle Honours
D’banj, OC Ukeje Win at Spice TV Lifestyle Honours

The Sun
Insurgency: Buratai deploys top army Generals to North East
Political pronouncement controversy: Catholic church bars Mbaka, other priests
Abiola: Reps okay June 12 as Democracy Day
FG, petroleum marketers agree on settlement of N800bn subsidy claims
2019: Nigerians’ votes’ll reflect in polls’ results – Buhari
Buhari must go in 2019 – Atiku
Nigeria ranked 3rd most terrorised global nation
JUST IN: Court sacks Anambra APC chairman
I won’t be an absentee senator — Rhodes-Vivour
‘How we’ll vote in governorship, presidential elections’
Why Nigeria should revert to low-cost housing
Withdraw BEDC licence, FG urged
Technology, disruptive phenomenon in global advertising – LAIF boss
NDIC gives reasons for closure of 154 MFBs
Malcom out for 15 days
Arsenal fans lash Iwobi on Twitter
Chinese club slams £20m on Ighalo
Unprecedented rumble in Ogun State
Goldcoast Dickson: Exit of my friend and prayer warrior
Constitutional validity or otherwise of an elevated judge continuing with part heard matters at the lower court (3)
INAC: When Peace is no longer in a diplomatic bag
The best president is a man of the people
Ugwuanyi: Politics apart
Pele mocks Messi
How Ekiti couple traded blames over domestic violence
Ebonyi varsity sacks two lecturers over s*xual, extortion offences
Greatest advice mum gave me – Lolar Shon
Plateau, still home of peace, tourism – Gov. Lalong
Ennobling religious harmony in Anambra
What about maximum wage for political leaders?
Chad not sincere
In NYSC, Buhari has excelled
Promotions in the Police, others

Daily Trust
Reps summon finance minister over N/Assembly protest
Troops neutralize B/Haram terrorists in Borno
Reps ratify June 12 as Democracy Day
Information ministry bags best website ranking award
FRSC activates 201 mobile courts, deploys 2 helicopters for yuletide
Kenyan schoolgirls win Daily Trust African of the Year award
Troops kill 1 Boko Haram insurgent, arrest 2 in Borno
Buhari confers NNOM Award on Obafemi, pledges to promote merit for national unity
Insurgency: Army appoints new commanders
Minister frowns at slow pace of work on Benin-Auchi-Okene road project
‘1 in 5 youths ignorant of HIV status’
Catholic Bishops ban priests, members from ‘active politics’
Niger gov to APC: Refund nomination fees to douse tension
Atiku, Secondus, Fayose, Saraki, others insist Buhari must be defeated
Picketing NASS an offence punishable by law – Reps
Bid states provide guaranty to host 2020 Sports Festival
Swedish court finds Etuhu not guilty of match-fixing
Team Tech Vibes through to NCC Tennis League Cup Finals
SON intercepts N23bn worth of contraband in 2018
Osinbajo unveils AfDB funded $258m intervention in north-east
OPEC agrees to oil cut, awaits Russia, others to commit today
Court jails man for stealing milk
2019: Religious leaders told not to lose hope
Man docked for allegedly stealing 12 cartons of Emzor Paracetamol
The imperative of signing the Electoral Act
Predicting the 2019 presidential election
Hameed Ali: Nightmare of border syndicates
ICPC/DSO: Interrogating the investigator
Buhari-Kachikwu achievements in the oil and gas industry
BRAZIL Lula: Judge stopped me from winning election
RWANDA: Diane Rwigara: Government critic acquitted
CAMBODIA: Surrogate mothers freed on bail, agree to keep children
Editorial: Resurgence of Yellow Fever
Pay hike for policemen
No plan to restrict access to social media, says FG
How IDPs become major beans producers
FG moves to tackle illegal fishing
AGRA plans $30m for seed value chain
New module to add “online safety” in curriculum
Odjegba Divine wins UBA’s Essay Competition
Foundation, SHEDI donate classrooms to Abuja public school
And the devil came calling (I)
JIBWIS to hold int’l conference on Unified Halal Certification
Lagos Imams to adopt unified Juma’at sermons
Censors Board boss, Adedayo appointed African Film Forum advisor
Nollywood-Hollywood Joint Venture Film “Foreign Love” to screen in Los Angeles

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