News Headlines Dec 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Buhari: Nigeria recorded many unnecessary deaths in 2018
Buhari will campaign at Akwa Ibom stadium, Enang insists
2019 budget will wait till after elections – Lawmakers
FG threatens to take over 30 tax evaders’ properties
MTN pays $52.6m to end dispute with CBN
Unethical practices, inefficiency in court registries shut justice door against Nigerians (1)
Pesticide abuse: Growing concerns over poisoning of farm produce, livestock
Cricket federation suspends ex-president Onyeama
Dembele, 15, signs pro contract with Celtic
Oladipo gives car to domestic violence survivor
Gombe unveil Bosso as coach
Newcastle need another miracle –Benitez
‘Nobody is safe in EPL title race’
James apologises for ‘Jewish money’ post
Defoe receives 2008 League Cup medal
GOtv Boxing: Ganiyu targets upset against Joseph
Lobi, Rangers to know CAF foes Friday
Education critical to development in any society – Balogun
Buhari will campaign at Akwa Ibom stadium, Enang insists
Drunk BRT driver flees after knocking down naval officer’s wife
Family accuses Iponri police of aiding hoodlums to destroy building
Police arraign man for assault, damage to N3m truck
Robbers kill OAU student for refusing to surrender iPhone
Osun NSCDC settles 100 cases of farmers/herders’ disputes
Security agents arrest two suspected kidnappers in Ondo
Three-month-old baby abandoned in Osun orphanage
Zamfara police arrest 23 for possession of firearms
Abuja Airport experiences low traffic on Christmas eve
Osinbajo backing South-West for 2023, wake-up call to Ndigbo – VON DG
Ex-PDP chairman says killings threat to 2019 elections
Traditional rulers say security challenges may mar elections
Gov candidate promises to abolish Osu caste system
ACF cautions politicians against hate speech, violence
Don advises youths to shun thuggery, vote-buying
FG threatens to take over 30 tax evaders’ properties
Otedola to sell Forte Oil shares, exit fuel business
NNPC spends N1.5bn daily on petrol subsidy
Heritage Bank, Prinsult partner on women empowerment
276,852 PoS transactions failed on Christmas Eve —NIBSS
My family never wanted me to mary OJB – Third wife, Korede
Atiku apologises, says I didn’t call slain officer’s wife
Education critical to development in any society – Balogun
Redeemer’s Polytechnic will raise champions in technology – Adeboye
Buhari, Tinubu, Ofeimun mourn as Sophie Oluwole dies at 83
AAUA lecturers urge Akeredolu to tackle kidnapping
Work with zeal, Akinosun tells new JABU council
IbadanPoly graduates 9,549 students
How AI-enabled phone can enhance your life
Editorial: Only right leadership can rescue Nigeria
Boko Haram: Need to deploy Drone Dome
The Nation
Leaders to Nigerians: pray for successful 2019 elections
We should blame ourselves, if peace eludes Nigeria, says Obasanjo

APC gets nod to use Akpabio Stadium for Buhari’s campaign
Alleged $48.4m fraud: Court seizes 38 houses from ex-NSITF boss
Rise above differences, Tinubu urges Nigerians
Buhari, Tinubu, dons mourn Oluwole
Security forces drafted in Zamfara
$8.1b remittance: CBN, MTN Nigeria reach truce
Otedola to sell Forte Oil’s stake in N25b deal
Governors, others to Nigerians: allow Jesus’ message of love, peace to be your guide
$2. 8m haul: EFCC files motion for interim forfeiture

NDLEA seizes 10,210 bags of Indian hemp
Ajimobi: I’m grateful to Oyo residents for successful tenure
Two suspected kidnappers nabbed in Kaduna
Residents draw battle line with IE over meter
Heritage Bank tackles medical tourism
Fed Govt releases billions to settle obligations
Getting standard gauge of the ground
Thugs demolish family house in Ebute-Meta
Man faces N850,000 visa fraud charge
Husband accuses wife of sleeping with son
UNILORIN to enforce dress code on students, staff
Tough life in the city
FCTA upgrades health services
Buhari and 76th birthday celebration
One million taxpayers now in database

ThisDay

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of 46 Properties Linked to Ex-NSITF Boss, Olojeme
Buhari Describes Zamfara Killings as Crime against Humanity
Otedola to Divest from Forte Oil
CUPP Laments Bleak Christmas
Onafowakan: Egina FPSO, Others, Game Changer for Coleman
Ogun APC Deputy Governor Candidate Solicits Support for Party
Group to Empower Less Privileged
Afenifere, ACF, Middle Belt Leaders Rate Govt Low at Christmas
Otedola to Divest from Forte Oil, Share Price Rises to Six-month High
EFCC Applies for Interim Forfeiture of $2.8m Intercepted at Enugu Airport
Security Watch Accuses Defence Minister of Deploying Military Checkpoint Around His House
Akwa Ibom Govt Makes U-turn, Allows Buhari to Use Stadium for Campaign
Cole: Wike’s Termination of Sale of State-owned
Lobi Stars in Pot Four as Foes Emerge on Friday
GOtv Boxing Night 17: I’ll Teach ‘Joe Boy’ A Lesson, Says Ganiyu
Lebron James Apologises for ‘Jewish Money’ Instagram Post
Stakeholders Concretise Dynamic National Disaster Risk Management Policy, Urge Implementation
EchoStone Applies Special Technology to Build Home in 14 Days
FOUR YEARS IN THE VALLEY
Ladipo Johnson Urges Unity and Love among Lagosians
APC to Begin Intensive Campaign January
Group to Empower Less Privileged
ASCE: Rural Roads Must be Serviceable for Evacuation of Agricultural Produce
BUHARI’S DIRECTIVE ON $100M CONSULTANCY FEES
BUHARI, NASS AND BUDGET PRESENTATION
Bello Explains Status of NTC Bill
EDITORIAL: MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Daily Trust
Female presidential to aspirant sue Buhari
Owan-Enoh presents 4-year dev’t plan for C/River
A/Ibom gov’t, Enang differ ahead of Buhari visit
Tonye Cole preaches violence free poll
214,681 PVCs uncollected in Bauchi – REC
Akwa Ibom governor approves stadium for Buhari’s campaign
Sultan felicitates with Christians on Christmas
Police arrest 15-year old girl for child trafficking
NHIS: FG promises speedy implementation of probe panel report
No tax increment in 2019 – FG
GOtv Boxing Night 17: Ese vows to teach Joe boy a lesson
Emery warns Arsenal to expect another physical test at Brighton
VSF empowers 2000 female returnees in Borno
Female presidential to aspirant sue Buhari
Owan-Enoh presents 4-year dev’t plan for C/River
A/Ibom gov’t, Enang differ ahead of Buhari visit
Onazi out of 2019 AFCON after suffering achilles injury
Moses N3.1b wage demand hampering Crystal Palace move
Puel asks Leicester City to “create another upset”
FG: No tax increment in 2019
CBN vacates MTN’s $8bn repatriation order
Lagos-Ibadan rail: CCECC sustains night operations over January deadline
Abaji chairman swears-in late v/chair’s nephew as deputy
AEPB seals Banex Plaza over waste bill
Yuletide: Let’s pray for victory, Kwali candidate tells supporters
More on preserving the civil service
Atiku and Obi as an alternative
Championing the change agenda
Hate speech and the national question
AFGHANISTAN: Gunmen kill at least 28 in raid on govt building
ITALY: Nigerian toddler dies in failed circumcision
SUDAN: Police disperse protesters with tear gas
NDLEA storms ‘warehouse’, seizes 10,210 bags of hemp
Police nab two motorcycle snatchers in Ogun
NSCDC arrests 2 suspects over alleged illegal fuel station
Editorial: Merry Christmas, Nigeria
Rising unemployment figures
I spoke with slain soldier’s sister not wife – Atiku
NANS urges ASUU, ASUP to end strike
Jaywon got bounced from Olamide’s show
Nigerians react as Wizkid performs at Olamide’s concert
Bauchi governor, Emirs laud ‘Up North’ movie at Lagos premiere

New Telegraph

PHOTOS: Riot in Zamfara over killings
NHIS: SGF receives investigative panel report
FG clears N54 bn pension arrears, pays $4.5 bn Paris club refunds
40m SMEs operating in Nigeria without CAC registration
PUP threatens INEC Chairman, Mahmud, with contempt
Cannabis: NDLEA bursts warehouse, seizes 10,210 bags in Ondo
FRSC warns motorists against driving against traffic
Lawyer to sue govs, AGF over N645.5bn Paris funds
Negative mood could signal poor health
Oshiomhole’ll soon know he has no endless power – Adebiyi
Obono-Obla: Reps battle Buhari’s anti-graft pointman
Atiku, Tukur, Secondus preach peace, unity
Nigerians’ll resist rigging of 2019 elections – Egwu
2018: Knocks for education sector
Enyimba Economic City’ll transform South-East, says Okiyi-Kalu
2019 UTME: JAMB sets traps for corrupt candidates, centres
FG pays N54bn pension arrears, $4.5bn Paris Club refunds
Nigerians must not give up, there is hope in 2019 – Obasanjo
I quit Amosun’s cabinet to remain APC’s loyalist, says Ex-COS
Three killed, many injured as IDPs burn LG secretariat, 19 vehicles
Police arrest three robbery suspects
Security agents foil kidnap attempt, arrest two suspects
Student docked for allegedly breaking into Redeem Church
Nigerians’ll resist rigging of 2019 elections – Egwu
2018: Knocks for education sector
Enyimba Economic City’ll transform South-East, says Okiyi-Kalu
2018: Real estate negative as road construction steps up
NSE gets ‘Santa Claus Rally’, gains N436bn
CBN warns BDCs on non-submission of financials
Experts seek technology to boost security, job creation
Chukwueze worth more than €40m, Villarreal coach tells Atletico
Coach tasks Ndidi, Iheanacho to create another upset
Onyekuru: My brace, early Christmas present
Success eager to build on cameo shows
Wizkid performs at Olamide’s concert, Nigerians react
2018: Knocks for education sector
2019 UTME: JAMB sets traps for corrupt candidates, centres
Pre-Teens School students thrill teachers, parents at Xmas carol
Edo inaugurates teachers’ disciplinary council to curb misconduct
Yuletide: Raising a smile at an orphanage
Akeredolu emphasises honesty, hardwork at book launch
Fayemi, APC chief felicitate with Christians
CBN partners NGO to empower rural communities

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