News Headlines Jan 10, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 10, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Minimum wage: Buhari, govs may clash as FG sets up advisory panel
2019: Soyinka attacks ex-President for supporting ‘a devil’
Dangote, Adenuga top Forbes’ Africa billionaires list
Father visits Boko Haram camp, begs son to surrender
Bribe-seeking cop shoots two drivers in Kogi
2019: Foreign affairs minister quits Buhari’s cabinet
Man stabs Ikeja Electric’s technician over disconnection
Nigeria’s debt hits N22.43tn, domestic component 70.51%
Detention: Dasuki wants Usoro, Falana, Olanipekun, Agbakoba to intervene
Truck crushes expectant mother to death in Ibadan
PDP says no regret over ex-deputy national chairman’s defection
2019: Soyinka attacks ex-President for supporting ‘a devil
Amina Zakari and Nigeria’s bigger trouble
Dangote, Adenuga top Forbes’ Africa billionaires
Father visits Boko Haram camp, begs son to surrender
CAF Awards: Past winners lament Nigeria’s poor showing
3:06 am
Flight crew foil attempt to traffic three-day-old baby
Atiku knocks Buhari for not attending air force officers’ burial
Bribe-seeking cop shoots two drivers in Kogi
Police arrest 14 for violence at Lagos APC rally
Corps member arraigned for killing Osun roadside hawker
Police destroy hard drugs worth over N400m in Lagos
Club raid: Lagos command arrests 13 cops for unprofessional conduct
Pastor nabbed for impregnating teenager in Ondo
Alleged N500m fraud: Ex-Ondo PDP chair settles for trial in Lagos
PDP says no regret over ex-deputy national chairman’s defection
Atiku’s group, APC disagree over destruction of posters, billboards
Ekiti PDP lawmakers back Olujimi on Atiku campaign team
Buhari has done well for South East, South South–Obiano
Adamu warns Nigerians not to vote for corrupt leaders
PDP accuses Fayemi of frustrating Atiku’s campaign in Ekiti
Nigeria’s debt hits N22.43tn, domestic component 70.51%
FAAN’s N100m debt leaves airport workers without salaries
NERC encouraging Discos to take less power —Gencos
Nigeria lost $2.8bn to piracy, others in 2018–UN report
Oil sector FDI drops by $17.12m in three months
Woman with Atiku in leaked photo is my mother, son says
How fake news put me in trouble with my wife – Osinbajo
Moses close to joining Fulham
3SC supporters rue failed campaign
Benin fans count economic benefits after Insurance promotion
LMC releases NPFL fixtures, postpones four matches
Gombe, Kada, Remo join Insurance in NPFL
Editorial: Bringing renewed focus to rural development
Amina Zakari and Nigeria’s bigger trouble
Buhari no longer the only problem
The Acts of a converted democrat
Lagos 2019 without Ambode

The Nation
Fed Govt to renegotiate salaries above N30,000
Forbes: Dangote’s wealth down by $2b
Why we’re not involved in technical committee, by NLC
Osinbajo, Soyinka, BBC, others move against fake news
Father to Boko Haram commander son: surrender
Candidates with biometric problems to write exams in Abuja, says JAMB
APC rally disruption: 14 more suspects arrested
Buhari: I won’t approve public funds for campaigns
PDP aspirants back Agbaje
I will not repeal the anti-open grazing law—Benue APC flag bearer
PDP urges Plateau people to vote out Lalong for poor performance
Group: Bindow will win
Ogu slams Ndidi CAF snub
Moses visits Fulham ahead of likely move
Imeh ranked best Nigerian tennis player
Sponsors charge participants over fair play
Peak seeks to empower Para-powerlifters
After 10 seasons, Bendel Insurance return to NPFL
NSE demotes Nigerian Breweries to medium stock
Group tags bamboo ‘the forgotten climate solution’
World Bank projects 2.2% GDP growth for Nigeria in 2019
2019 budget financing: Egina, others offer succour
BUA, CBMI to build new 3MMT plant
Meter providers seek single digit interest rate
One dead, two injured as tricycle rams into truck
Dasuki accuses AGF of encouraging disobedience of court orders
‘Development projects are more sustainable with ‘Safeguards’ ‘
Seven arraigned for alleged cultism
Sylva alleges smear campaign in Bayelsa against Presidency
Muslim community demands Sharia Court
Environmentalist warns of looming hunger in Niger Delta
Engineer faces N140,000 fraud charge
Should FUTA be named after Shagari?
Interswitch launches platforms to ease UTME registration
Say what you mean and mean what you say (V)
Emir seeks improved infrastructure in basic schools
UNILORIN records breakthroughs in biotech, genomics
Be good ambassadors, varsity graduates told
Music and social change (II)
ABU student’s suicide sparks controversy
Students disagree with NANS over outcome of meeting with Buhari
OAU flays ASUU, schedules exams
UNILAG graduates to get dual certificates
Falz, others react as Adekunle Gold, Simi wed
300 guests for Adekunle Gold, Simi’s wedding
Don Jazzy says Mavin Records label doing fine
Workshop: Filmmakers, security agencies praise NFVCB
High moments, winners at Golden Globes Awards
Harmattan fire burns 300 corpses beyond recognition
Gbenga Omotoso
A year of drama is here

Hope Rises for 2019 Budget, Oil Price Rebounds to $60
Detention: Dasuki Seeks Intervention of Olanipekun, Agbakoba, Falana, Others
Dangote Remains Africa’s Richest Man
Buhari Hints at Realignment of Salaries of FG Workers with Jumbo Pay
Labour: We will resist any cut in wages Avoid delay, present minimum wage bill
Gov. Ugwuanyi and the Rescue of Enugu Fire Victims
Act within Electoral Law, INEC Tells Security Agencies
Credit to Private Sector Falls Marginally to N23.083tn
I Won’t Use Govt Money for Campaigns, Buhari Promises
Gencos Accuse Discos of Inhibiting Higher Power Generation, Supply
UN Expresses Worries over Resurgence of Boko Haram Attacks
Court Adjourns Suit Seeking Disqualification of Buhari Jan 21
Loss of 10m Jobs: Sack APC, Atiku Tells Nigerians
Soyinka Warns Nigerians against ‘a Former President’
Nigeria Spends $3bn on Steel Importation Annually, Says BUA Chairman
FEC Approves Four New Private Universities
N1.7bn for communication, flight operations $9m variation for Lagos-Escravos pipeline
‘I Don’t Intend to Be a Spare Tyre Deputy’
‘I Want To Leapfrog Ogun into the Next Level of Prosperity
INEC Warns Security Agencies against Running Parallel Arrangements
Activist Faults Lawmakers Over Plight of Al-Majiri in Kano
NCC, Telcos Push for Review of National Broadband Plan
Experts List Global Security Measures for 5G Rollou
Anionwu: Technology Innovation Will Bridge Financial Inclusion Gap
Global Cybersecurity Industry to Generate More Jobs in 2019
Empowering Fintechs
Nigeria, 87 Others to Benefit from CTO
Bendel Insurance Returns to NPFL after 11 Years in Wilderness
Remo Stars, Gombe Utd back as Kada Stars completes list
Eagles Not Taking Egypt Friendly Lightly, Says Rohr
Sponsors Charge Participants on Fair Play
Peak Promises to Empower Team Nigeria’s Para-Powerlifters
Westerhof: I Still Have Dreams for African Football
Media Marathon Committee Meets Tandoh, Solicits Support of Lagos State
Salah: Hosting AFCON 2019 Good for Egypt
Bayern Munich Confirms Interests in Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi
Giant Step towards Achieving Universal Health Coverage
FG, W’Bank, BMGF Commit $180 million to Fund Universal Health Coverage
Strengthening Supply Chain Leaders through GAVI STEP Training in Nigeria
HIV: Infants’ Survival Rate Now Above 90%
SNHS Laments Poor Funding, Attention to Medical Rehabilitation
ASLM Harps On Diagnostic Gap, Partners Africa CDC
Gov. Ugwuanyi and the Rescue of Enugu Fire Victims

The Sun
World richest man Jeff Bezos and wife are divorcing after 25 years
Police disrupt Jigawa PDP North West rally
Brace up for 2019 election disputes, CJN charges Judges
2019: INEC to deploy new security architecture
Ekiti: Fayemi planning to frustrate Atiku’s campaign – PDP
Abia: Kalu receives don, others into APC fold
World Bank projects 2.2% GDP growth for Nigeria in 2019
Over 30,000 new IDPs flee to Maiduguri – UN
I will not authorise govt. funds for campaigns – Buhari
Army recovers arms, assorted ammunition from Bassa militia in Nasarawa
I’m most credible to fix insecurity – Gen. Useni
Buhari, Lalong’ll win with more votes – Dabang
2019: Plateau voters’ll decide who they want – Temlong
In Plateau, Lalong, Useni, Temlong battle for Rayfield House
Nigeria, Korea partner to grow economy
AfDB approves $14.12m to facilitate Nigeria’s ATI membership
World Bank revises downward global economic growth to 2.9%
FG should use reserves to reduce borrowing
How will the South East vote?
For the power game the medium also is the message (3)
Restore to, not in
Osoba’s lifetime award, Jan 15, 1966, and death of the Prime Minister
Higher philosophy of Christian marriage (11)
Reactions to my series on Atiku winning 2019 poll (2)
Dangote, now worth $2bn less, remains Africa’s richest man – Forbes
Rivers collapsed building: Commission vows to sanitise supervising ministry
Police net 103 for suspected cultism, armed robbery, recover ammunition in Anambra
Nigeria broken, stolen; vote out Buhari, Atiku’s wife urges women, youths
Air Peace all-female crew foils attempt to traffic 3-day-old baby
Street beggars: New year, new tricks
Unending woes of Ekeukwu Owerri market demolition
Mark Zuckerberg talks about how Facebook ‘ll affect users in 2019
We won’t treat sexual harassment with kid gloves, says Prof Ogbu, EBSU VC
Curbing violence against children
Amazing: Japanese experts say frog calls may help improve telecom technology
Alleged N500 fraud: EFCC to open case against ex-Ondo PDP chair Jan 12
Nigeria, Korea partner to grow economy
Fayose to workers: Don’t be deceived, Buhari not sincere about minimum wage


I Won’ t Authorise Govt Money For Campaigns, PMB Warns Ministers
Atiku Storms Minna, Promises Women, Youth Employment
FG Approves 4 New Private Varsities Work On 2nd Niger Bridge Excites Gov Obiano
PDP Loses Top-Notch Members To APC Father Begs Boko Haram Son To Surrender
3 Persons Move To Disqualify PMB From Contesting February Poll
3 SS-1 Students Remanded For Gang-Defiling Classmate
Political Parties Sign Peace Accord in Enugu
2019 Budget: Heavy Burden Without Corresponding Benefit
A’Ibom Govt Begins Construction Of Modular Classrooms
NRC Demolishes 3,500 Houses In Lagos, Ogun Over Standard Gauge
MultiChoice Introduces ‘Step Up’ For Subscribers
Judge Withdraws From Certificate Forgery Case Against Bindow
Marwa C’ttee Partners LEADERSHIP To Fight Drug Abuse
Saraki Alleges Corruption In Oil Sector Police Foil Planned Attack On Zamfara Communities, Arrest Gunrunner
Stop Malicious Allegations Against Atiku, PDP Tells PMB
Political Parties Sign Peace Accord in Enugu
A’Ibom Govt Begins Construction Of Modular Classrooms
Saraki Alleges Corruption In Oil Sector BIS Warns Central Banks To Steer Clear Of Digital Currencies
Why I’m Confident PMB Will Return – Moghalu
Shettima And The Dilemma Of A Successor
Suspected Thugs Vandalise Atiku Campaign Office In Ondo
Bayern Confirm €35m Deal For World Cup Winner Pavard
3019: Artistes To Mobilise Voters Through Concerts
EDITORAL; No To More Universities Police Foil Planned Attack On Zamfara Communities, Arrest Gunrunner
Emirates Airline Offers Nigerian Travellers Discounted Fares
Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks Rise To 83%
FG Introduces New Security Features To Travellers’ Yellow Card
BUA Boss, Abdul Samad Rabiu Commemorates Successful CCNN/BUA Kalambaina Merger
Despite Losing $2bn, Dangote Leads Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List
2019 Budget Delay WiII Impede Growth In Insurance Sector – Experts Cargoes
N500m Fraud: Judge Strikes Out Ex-Ondo PDP Chair’s Preliminary Objections

How Fake News Tricked My Wife To Thinking I Stood With Strippers — Osinbajo
Dasuki seeks intervention of Falana, Agbakoba, Olanipekun, others
FEC okays 4 new private varsities, $5b oil pipeline contracts
Secondus blasts Buhari, APC for creating artificial relevance
Serving corps member docked for alleged killing of 16 year old boy in…
Kallon decries deteriorating humanitarian conditions
Malicious allegations against Atiku will not help you, PDP…
EFCC arrests man at Kano airport for failing to declare…
Atiku’s son attacks Ogundamisi, Buhari’s media…
Reps candidate predicts good outing for PDP in 2019 polls
Kashamu rejects Adebutu’s PDP PCO
I won’t allow government money for my campaign, Buhari
Enugu 2019: PDP, APC sign peace accord as CP warns against…
100 suspected cultists arrested in Anambra
EFCC Arrests Man At Kano Airport For Failing To Declare $207,000
3 men in court over alleged theft of cables worth N450,000
Court remands blacksmith for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl
Equities Market Posts -2.3% On Dangote Cement, GTBank, Access Bank Loss
Nigeria wins first ever LafargeHolcim CSR Awards for Middle East and Africa
NSE: Bears on rampage, market capitalisation loses N136bn
Abuja-Kaduna rail service generates over N960‎m in 2018 ― NRC
Coy To Increase Grassroots Access To Healthcare Via Mobile Phone
World’s Richest Man, Jeff Bezos, To Divorce Wife Of 25 Years
Egypt recovers smuggled ancient artefact from London auction
Vietnam accuses Facebook of allowing illegal anti-state content
Israeli ex-minister, Gonen Segev pleads guilty to spying for Iran
Why Bandits Are Threatening The Peace Of Katsina, Zamfara States
Oyo AD guber candidate dismisses Makinde’s endorsement
INEC needs not create additional 30,000 polling units —Ologbondiyan
What To Expect In 2019 From Air Peace —Chairman
‘Only public-private partnership can end crisis at Apapa seaport’
EDITORIAL: The Police New Year Day Killings In Benin
How Safe Is Genetically Modified Organisms
Death By The Pen

The Guardian

Youths to determine next president, says online poll
Painful tales of drug abuse, depression, suicide and call for urgent action
FEC approves four new private varsities, others
Osinbajo, Soyinka urge action against fake news
Family takes NDLEA to court over son’s death, demands N660m
All-female Air Peace crew foils trafficking of three-day-old baby
Army opens road to motorists in Borno, Yobe
Pregnant woman crushed to death in Ibadan
Ogu blasts Ighalo, Troost-Ekong, Ndidi’s omission from CAF best XI
Rohr demands victory over Egypt on March 26 in Asaba
Peak ready to boost Team Nigeria’s quest for success
Valverde leaves door open to Barca signing a striker
AC Milan’s Higuain poised for Chelsea move
Barcelona icon Iniesta apologises over blackface photo
Don’t drag military into politics, Nigerians warn government
PDP asks Tinubu to explain alleged role in presidency cabal
Ogun APC guber candidate promises free education, others
CBN vs MTN: In conclusion
Telecoms body seeks communication of 5G benefits to populace
‘How to leverage private capital in African economy’
Sell pressure propels bearish sentiment as investors lose N261b
22 Nigerian academics conduct research in Shell programme
INEC in the last three years – Part 3
Outsourced campaign and presidency
Tenure extension of IGP: Ehindero and Okiro examples
Vacuous campaigns, weak-kneed policy positions
The antioxidant defense system – Part 2
Conjunctivitis: What is pink eye?
More natural ways to lower blood pressure
Achieving ultimate life harmony with the wheel of life

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