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

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

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Metele: Presidency, Atiku clash over Buhari’s absence at soldiers’ burial
Fayemi, Fayose trade words over attack on ex-gov
Political prostitutes, robbers deny Nigeria vibrant Senate presidency –Tinubu
Commuters groan as gridlock worsens on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Taking up Eagles job to rescue team was a mistake – Siasia
Again, FG, ASUU meet Monday to end strike
Why many govs are scared of LG poll – Ekpo, SDP Cross River gov candidate
NASS workers begin strike Monday, threaten budget presentation
Would Buhari concede a close race?
Collecting gifts from church members doesn’t make me a hypocrite –Daddy Freeze
We must drop quota system; it doesn’t allow people to grow – Ibidapo-Obe
Political prostitutes, robbers deny Nigeria vibrant Senate presidency –Tinubu
We are tired of our colleagues dying of poor medical services at FMC – Student
Commuters groan as gridlock worsens on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Buhari didn’t sign PIGB to protect states, LGs – Ita-Enang
EFCC yet to apply to AGF for Diezani’s extradition
Buhari, his re-election and fight against terrorism
Panic as leopard shows up in court
Charlyboy weds wife in church after 40 years
Best ways for women to have sexual pleasure
Fear grips farmers as herdsmen’s cows graze around Benue communities
Kano Hisbah board to destroy one million beer bottles
Undergraduate’s murder: NBA demands prosecution of killer cop
Police arrest 84-year-old retired headmaster, others for land dispute
Osun community raises the alarm on deadly factory emissions
Anambra FRSC sector commander dies in crash
Fresh Ebonyi/Cross River border crisis claims eight lives
Kidnapped Calabar pastor regains freedom
16 members cannot impeach me as speaker — Oloyeloogun
APC to settle aggrieved Lagos members with appointments
PENGASSAN wants PIB passed
Making loans more accessible to small borrowers
Businesses with integrity, operational readiness will attract capital – Adegbite
AfDB funds $410m power transmission expansion projects
Nigeria gained 1.89 million new Internet users in Nov
Indigenous players decry poor presence in shipping industry
We constructed the floodlight at Liberty Stadium – David Affe
Mourinho is a winner, says Rashford
Liverpool have no defensive crisis – Klopp
Drama aplenty as NSF ends in Abuja
75 players for OTrafford squash tourney
NSF: Lagos dominate badminton event
Parisians are not so receptive — Ijeoma Grace Agu
I’ve not made money from music — Kelly Hansome
Follower who alleged I stole Davido’s song seeking attention – Jaywon
We shared BON award but I rate myself higher than Femi Adebayo –Yemi Solade
Toyin Abraham plays church girl in new movie
I don’t live fake life, I can afford whatever I want –Angela Okorie
Hypertension can lead to blindness – Expert
I should have died instead of my children –Woman whose four kids were killed by husband
Editorialh Using National Sports Festival for positive change
Buhari, his re-election and fight against terrorism
Business entities in Nigeria
Manifesting your staying power
Should couples discuss marital problems with their parents?
Six reasons some women slide into early menopause

The Nation

Five die in Lagos accidents
Why we wanted Lawan as Senate President
NASS workers strike threatens 2109 budget presentation
Presidency Atiku clash over Buhari’s alleged insensitivity
Electoral bill: APC reaches out to Senate, Reps caucuses to resist PDP’s plot
Toni Tones: I am living the life of my dreams
Don’t rule on a matter before Appeal Court, activists beg Judge
Artists to celebrate World Migration Day
LASCOPA evacuates expired products from supermarkets
‘Prevent child, maternal mortality with family planning’
Flaring: Green energy builds $12m LPG
Babangida salutes Buhari at 76
Firm begins construction of gold refinery
Boko Haram: Monarch cautions Amnesty International, others
Boko Haram: It’s fight to finish, Buhari declares
Anthony Baffoe: Dad’s death fast-tracked my football career
Tony ‘Sugary’ Salam Eight-year redundancy nearly ended my boxing career
Ahmad Gero: Counts blessings after debut season in Sweden
Manchester City back on top as Jesus double sinks Everton
CAF AWARDS: Iwobi, Oshoala, Ndidi lead Nigeria’s charge
Flying Eagles draw Niger, South Africa, Burundi
Nominees in Full
Fresh worries in Amosun’s camp
Roads dear to Ugwuanyi’s heart
Hope as Ndoma-Egba seeks return to the Senate
Nigeria earned $35m from hibiscus flower exports last year
CRC Credit Bureau emerges credit bureau of the year
Africa’s first Intra-African Trade Fair records $27b deals
Trends for 2019 -BRIDGET AGBA
BLACKKY: Why music in Nigeria is not organised
Forbes names Uyi Ogbebor, Ayokunle Akinbode emerging African innovators
‘Infringement on patients’ rights may ruin your career’
Them December blues…
Of Obasanjo and a wind-operated mind
Yuletide: Cleric tasks Christians to reflect on “the reason for the season”
Police uncover ‘illegal’ drug factory in Lagos
Police arrest suspected armed robber, cultists in Bayelsa

IBB Showers Encomium on Buhari on 76th Birthday
Again, Buhari, Sub-regional Leaders Meet over Boko Haram
At Vice-presidential Candidates’ Debate, Osinbajo, Obi Disagree on Economy
Let the Peace Pact Remain a Deal!
A Case for Better Funding for the Judiciary
Nigerian Teachers Heave Sighs of Relief, Get ‘Heavenly’ Rewards on Earth
A Toast to the President at 76
HERMAN HANK COHEN: Beyond Strong Emphasis on Corruption Fight, Buhari Hasn’t Achieved Much
Shaky United Visit High-Flying Liverpool
Jesus Brace Sends City Top
3eActuaries Hails Oboh as LET Q-School Begins
A Vote for Parliamentary System
Write With Style Workshop raises Quality of Nigerian Writing
P&G Partners UN Women to Empower Women on Financial Literacy
QNB Group Appoints Neymar Jr as global Brand Ambassador
Adedoyin, Kwara Accord Party Guber Candidate to Unveil Plan
The Abdullahi Ganduje $5m Soap Opera
A Vote of Confidence for Dozie Nwankwo
N9.8bn Tax Debt: FIRS Shuts NDPHC HQ
Hyundai Creta is Car of The Year in Nigeria
QNB Group Appoints Neymar Jr as global Brand Ambassador
EDITORIAL: Beyond The Vice-Presidential Debate

The Sun

Novo Isioro, Osinbajo’s photo aide: I became a photographer by divine inspiration
Hard times: We’re dying, Nigerians lament
Plateau IDPs cry out: We have no homes to return to
“Excellent role model”: Babangida salutes Buhari ahead of 76th birthday
2019: Tinubu bombs PDP
Ewi daughter’s wedding: Fayemi, Fayose fight dirty
Wike calls on oil majors to relocate headquarters to Niger Delta
Alaba to celebrate 40 years anniversary Feb 1
PAP: Dokubo calls for sustainable peace in Niger Delta
Osinbajo commends Ahmadiyyah Movement for preaching peace, unity
Christmas: 201 FRSC mobile courts to begin sitting Monday – Corps Marshal
Manchester City go top after Everton win
Rev. Echi Nwogu must read this
Laughter Line guide on how to vote in the 2019 elections
The importance of setting relationship standards
In praise of SLOT, a Nigerian success story
Duke vs Gana: SDP keeps mum
2019: Wike difficult for APC to beat in Rivers – Aregbesola
Boko Haram: Buhari, Deby, others in crucial meeting in Abuja
Wells Carlton: A toast to Captain Hosa’s excellent spirit
Happy Birthday to Nigeria’s icon of democracy and good governance
Book launch: Onose Callima-Inino out with The Third Day
An evening with Chimamanda Adichie ikeogu Oke: From little beginnings to celebrated griot
Toasty beer carnival ignites Yuletide buzz at Eko Hotels
Brexit: UK citizens to pay for visa-free travel to EU countries
Khashoggi killer’s chilling words recorded as journalist was butchered
Fayose to Buhari: For admitting failure resign, return home
Duke vs Gana: SDP keeps mum
Wells Carlton: A toast to Captain Hosa’s excellent spirit

Daily Trust
Produce theft irks farmers in Katsina
Maize harvest excites Benue farmers
Osara Cassava City boosts Kogi production potential
How artificial insemination can improve your dairy herd
Inside Gboko’s war against cultists
Chad Basin leaders adopt 8-point agenda to end Boko Haram
2019 polls: PDP, APC draw battle line over Electoral Act
Katsina residents live under kidnappers’ siege
Baobab: A tree of majesty with many magic
One dead as container falls on two cars in Lagos
President Buhari’s remarks at Extra-Ordinary Summit of LCBC’s Leaders
SDP calls for calm over Duke’s disqualification
Assembly staff begin warning strike tomorrow
We are only waiting to swear in President Buhari -Lalong
2019: Politicians cloning PVCs in Imo, alleges Imo REC
‘Katsina has no better option than Masari in 2019’
Buhari to grace sports festival’s closing ceremony
Maize harvest excites Benue farmers
Osara Cassava City boosts Kogi production potential
Orphans in Kuje cry out for scholarships
FCT IPAC inaugurates new executives
NGOs call for commitment to end sexual, gender-based violence
Foreign Lies on Herder-Farmer Crisis
#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for President Buhari’s re-election
A look into Nigerians’ assessments of Buhari administration
Killings : Group calls for special prayer in Zamfara
Metele: Army buries 19 soldiers
Army release more postings, appointments of senior officers
Editorial: Abuja Accord 2018
Why Nigeria needs Peter Obi – Tambuwal
I can’t wait for presidential debate – Atiku


Labour Demands Inclusion Of Minimum Wage In 2019 Budget
Improve Ease Of Doing Business, Nigerians Diaspora Urge FG
IDPs Turn To Farming For Survival
FG Commences ‘N-Power-Enhance’ for Batch A Beneficiaries
2019: Senator Ben-Bruce Kinsmen Dumps PDP, Endorses APC NASS Candidate
FG Declares Yala, Bekwarra, 3 Other LGAs In Cross River Open Defecation Free
2019: Group Endorse Rivers APC Guber Candidate
2023: Where Are The Ethnic Minorities?
Jesus Shines As City Regain Top Spot, Eriksen Fires Spurs
HAPPYBDPMB: A Dozen Reasons For President Buhari’s Re-Election
Kizz Daniel Kicks Off UK Tour For New Album
Lagosians Take To Social Media In Praise of JJW Asa, Kuti Concert
When Travis Greene, Kirk Franklin, Ada Ehi Brought Down Heaven At EXPERIENCE 13
EU Donates €500m To Nigeria To Address Violence Against Women
At Last, US Reacts To Jonathan’s Claim On Election Meddling
Nigerians in Diaspora: Kemi Badenoch, Member Of UK Parliament
The Challenge Of Taking Adamawa Out Of Poverty Through Innovation
The Congo Election: Difficult Times Ahead
APC And 2O19 Campaigns: Chances And Issues
Evaluating PDP’s Zonal Rallies Ethiopian Airlines Set For Direct Flights To LAX
Ecobank Seeks Collaboration To Enhance Digitisation In Africa
Marketers’ Intrigues And NNPC’s Clairvoyance For Calm At Christmas, New Year
We Will Mobilise Nigerians To Check Vote-buying, Others – CUPP Spokesman
PMB Right To Reject Assent To Electoral Act – Ogbuoji
The Brawls Ravaging Major Parties In Imo
Concerns Over Dearth Of Women In Elective Positions
Egypt or South Africa Will Host 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations, CAF Reveals
Kizz Daniel Kicks Off UK Tour For New Album
Charlyboy Weds Wife In Church After 40 Years
EDITORIAL: Pending Bills Before NASS And Cost Of Governance
Research And Development: NAF Seeks Greater Collaboration With Tertiary Institutions
A Well Deserved Award For Gen Buratai
Drama As Libya Returnee Claims Ignorance of Nigerian Address
Health Workers Vow To Resist Privatisation Of Public Hospitals
Military Lifts Suspension Imposed On UNICEF Activities In N’East
2019: North And The Dilemma Of Choice
Nzem Berom Cultural festival On The Plateau
Niger: Leveraging On Agriculture To Generate Employment
Omu-Aran Community Hails Rehabilitation Of Roads
Monarch Commends Governor Bello Peace Initiatives

The Guardian
Budget 2019: NASS workers strike, executive/legislative feud threaten presentation
Electricity woes: No end in sight as consumers lament
Akeem Lasisi: Novel ride through musical poetry, video
Police chief reads riot act to politicians on electioneering campaigns
Group demands passage of disability laws
Sani inaugurates inter-religious, peace committee against electoral violence
UN chief seeks partnerships to tackle rising conflicts, displacements
Electoral Act Amendment: Reps spoiling for showdown
Now is time to end Boko Haram, Buhari tells leaders
Man City return to top of Premier League as Spurs, others win
Liverpool are the ‘lucky ones’ moans Mourinho
Sports festival ends today as Edo swimmers suffer disqualification for dual registration
Ronaldo penalty sees off Torino, Icardi gets Inter back winning
Egypt roasts Niger flickers in Africa cup for club championship
Egypt or South Africa will host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: CAF
Enugu: Parties flag off campaigns, making promises
Atiku/Obi search for truce in Southeast, as PDP holds rally
Oyo APC Crisis worsens as Shittu rages, trades tantrums
The imperative of power rotation in Enugu governor election
Six Essential Serums to Keep You Glowing
How To Fix Your Sleep Pattern
Evolution Of Shaku Shaku As Nigeria’s Leading Dance Step
Banky W, Adesua, Kanayo. O. Kanayo, Hilda Dokubo, others in Up North
Editorial: Prosecute pensions fraudsters now!
12 home entertaining tips for the season
Why Burna Boy is the artist of 2018
Ogaji: Blame government for power sector failure
‘We’ve recovered over N16 billion from insurance underwriters handling pensions before PTAD’
The fable of a clone, a clown and a crown
Leaderlessness where ideas lead
‘Abuja at 27 and inconclusive democracy’
Nigeria links China-Africa art, culture in collaborative effort
Gown and town chat way forward for dance practice, education
Eliminating violence against women at launch of George’s saints and scoundrels
The 2018 diary: February
Knowing rules to protect your spinal cord
Healthy diet, physical exercise help in weight control


Ondo Monarch Commends Akeredolu For Redefining Leadership
God’s Covenant Of Peace, Blessing 2
2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons Won’t Make Up The Numbers In France, Pinnick Assures
Dilapidation Of 55-Yr-Old Edo School Outrages Old Students
The Miracle Of God’s Supernatural Touch (2)
Who Looks Out For People Living With Disabilities?
Strike Threatens Presentation Of 2019 Budget To NASS
Celebrating An Uncommon Leader At 69
Nigeria’s Dire Medical Care Challenges: The Need For Corporate Intervention
Igbo The Most Marginalised Group In Nigeria – Nwodo
BREXIT Brings Out The Worst In The British
Kano, Jigawa Have More Local Govts Than All Igbo States — Senator Umeh
I Vanished As Attackers Closed In On Palace
Anaocha: The Triumph Of Popularity
‘PDP Cannot Ask INEC Chairmen, IGP To Resign’
I succumbed to the devil!

Girl, 6, Kidnapped in Church: ‘I didn’t steal her, I only kept her from straying — Woman
PDP TO PRESIDENT: Nigerians don’t deserve more Suffering
2019: The battle for Ethiope
Ikpeazu: Our strategy to create over 600,000 jobs in Abia State
Nigeria’s 2019 poll ‘critical test’ for Africa — U.S
Edo State slams technical officials over bad officiating
Buhari to grace NSF closing ceremony
Modric criticises Ballon d’Or gala snub by Messi, Ronaldo
Jesus sinks Everton, takes City back to top
Don’t get your lovers’ presents mixed up this Christmas
Is it possible to be in touch with your naughty side this Christmas?!
I’m single, no boyfriend – Ghanaian J. Jorm
Sultry birthday pictures of actress, Christabel Egbenya lights up social media
Blockbuster movies to show on StarTimes during festive season
Tattoos make dark girls look dirty – Amanda Ebeye
Nigerian rapper, Mercy Isoyip flaunts beach body
Nigeria’s Balance of Payments deteriorates to $4.5b – CBN

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