News Headlines Jan 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Strike continues until FG implements offers, says ASUU
Minimum wage: Reduce reckless expenses, pay N30,000, NLC tells govs
One dies, many passengers injured as train derails in Lagos
Kashamu directs supporters to back Adebutu
NNPC to crash cooking gas price
Ohanaeze denies endorsing Atiku
Strike continues until FG implements offers, says ASUU
Rivers places N.1m bounty on manhole cover thieves
It is illegal for me to remain Nnamdi Kanu’s surety — Abaribe
Vote-buying could mar Nigeria elections, US warns
Man stabs wife to death over alleged extramarital affairs
Why we are borrowing – FG
APC rally: MC Oluomo may be flown abroad
Victory is mine, Buhari boasts ahead of poll
Candidates applying for police job hit over 294,851
Encomiums for Lekan Are at 85
APC rally: MC Oluomo may be flown abroad
Three siblings burnt to death in Anambra
Three men face trial for abduction, goat theft in Katsina
Club raid: Lagos CP recalls Anti-Cultism Unit boss
Residents decry illegal miners, kidnappers’activities in Ijesaland
Niger housewife plans own kidnap
Buhari using govt funds for campaigns, says Atiku
Pro-Buhari group faults Afenifere for endorsing Atiku
NNPC to crash cooking gas price
Why we are borrowing – FG
9mobile confirms Teleology Holdings’ withdrawal
$8.1bn repatriation: CBN, MTN settle out of court
Keystone Bank introduces zero data mobile app
2019: CBN to raise N1.8tn from treasury bills sale Q1
Bielsa’s attitude towards me in Lille was terrible – Enyeama
CCL: Lobi face tough Mamelodi test
Miller wants Joshua showdown for April
Falcons to play 10 matches before World Cup
Bayern Munich keen on PSG’s discarded Rabiot
West Ham tell Arnautovic to honour contract
Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s support of teachers retirement age
Examination malpractice: Edo suspends 28 principals over WASSCE
2019 Cowbellpedia targets girl child education – Einarsson
Akwa Ibom constructs 60 modular classrooms
Edo taxes contractors on schools’ renovation
Being a musician shouldn’t be about money alone —Missaei
Neglected street kids find common voice in new movie
At 85, I’m still mentally alert and agile —Subomi Balogun
Lady Gaga apologises for R. Kelly collaboration
You are burning the Naira as if it’s paper, Nigerians slam singer Orezi
Male domination as template for mental illness
Cheap, common drugs may help mental illness —Study
‘Excess ginger consumption can cause miscarriage’
Ogun charges health workers on good management
Editorial: Bringing renewed focus to rural development
Corruption: Who have we offended?
2019 elections and the rest of the world
2019 presidential debate is a big gamble
Of settlers who hate would-be settlers

The Nation
Atiku not our candidate, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo
Train derails in Lagos
Buhari to Tinubu, others: I’ve confidence you can deliver
Dickson, Ijaw leaders console with Sultan, Tambuwal, others over late Shagari
CAN mourns as Atilade dies at 76
N100b Sukuk fund released for 28 road projects
Middle Belt leaders adopt Olawepo-Hashim as presidential candidate
‘Upcoming elections in Nigeria, others litmus test’
PDP plots to cause friction in Southwest
‘Atiku doesn’t have what it takes to defeat Buhari’
My plan for Benue, by APC candidate
Kwara marginalised under APC government, says PDP
I’m fully with APC, Omisore declares
Atiku accuses Buhari, APC of using state resources, apparatuses for campaign
Handball: Nigeria for IHF Challenge Trophy in Spain
S/Falcons to play ten matches before 2019 Women’s World Cup – NFF
Cricket Federation names 16 for Rwanda Tour
Fenerbahce want Moses on loan
Ramsey to leave Arsenal for Juventus
World Para Powerlifting Championship: Total pledges support, athletes development
Sluggish growth for retail business
2019 polls: Farmers set agenda for politicians
CBN to support 120,000 rice farmers in Kano
Prioritise entrepreneurship, govt, Nigerians urged
NSITF to extend coverage of compensation scheme to informal sector
US-China rivalry in Africa to sharpen in 2019
Contractor faces N39.7m theft charge
Ambode: 820 buses for scheme take off in March
Two charged with robbing N10m truck
Landlady pours hot water on tenant
Cleric remanded for alleged sodomy
Driver steals flag, books, rulers, registers
Gunmen kill man, wife, son, grand-daughter over land
Mysterious fire kills three children in Anambra
We have had enough – Adamawa students tell FG, Lecturers
Teachers will no longer suffer in Ekiti – Egbeyemi
Kennedy Okonkwo takes Unity Carnival to Anambra
My vision for healthcare delivery, by Ohuabunwa
Labour unions hail Buhari for not privatising health
Group lauds WHO for post-partum haemorrhage prevention
50% of Africans living with diabetes type 2 unaware, says WHO
What catarrh or nasal discharge means to you
Editorial: Hoodlums on the loose
How I rehabilitated “mentally challenged” family of five in Cross River –ex-NYSC member

The Sun
APC Govs shun inaugural campaign council meeting
Corps member arraigned in Osun for killing girl,16
DR Congo presidential election: Outcry as Tshisekedi is named winner
Many feared trapped as train derails in Lagos
Emir of Lafia dies at 84
Presidential election: No shaking, victory is mine, Buhari declares
Las Vegas police request Cristiano Ronaldo’s DNA sample
Osinbajo, Akeredolu, Fayemi, Mimiko others pay tributes to Fasehun as OPC founder is buried
Makurdi airport now ready for civil aviation operation — CAS
PMB’s school feeding a fraud — Reps member
Nigerians should only vote for presidential candidate who can give steady electricity — Mbisiogu
Lagos women ready to vote Sanwoolu — APC Women Leader
Why Buhari deserves second term – Oyewo
Bank on me; Buhari ‘ll defeat Atiku in Adamawa – Marwa boasts
Samsung eyes future opportunities in Nigeria after $3.3bn Egina FPSO success
How SMEs can tackle challenges, succeed in business – Tella, Brandszevous boss
World Bank projects 2.2% GDP growth for Nigeria in 2019
Nigeria, Korea partner to grow economy
AfDB approves $14.12m to facilitate Nigeria’s ATI membership
Osun INEC assures on readiness to conduct free, fair elections
I’m not Nostradamus (2): Insight to culture, tourism economy 2018/9 (1)
Arts, monuments and our future: Chasers of the lost arts (1)
My Cairo security observation
Drug Addiction?
Genital mutilation and caesarian section
Appreciating Ugwuanyi’s passion for his people
I’ll invest hugely in rural development, if elected Ogun governor – Akinlade
Foundation makes case for prison inmates on education
Ondo NSCDC arrests pastor for allegedly impregnating teenage church member
N3.5bn Paris Club scam: Judge’s transfer stalls trial of Saraki’s aide, others
Genital mutilation and caesarian section
Female genital mutilation: The trauma, health hazards


Nigeria, China Sign MoU On Counter-Insurgency
Elections Not Decided In Abuja – Oshiomhole
2019: Ohaneze Ndigbo Denies Endorsing Atiku
Troops Clear Boko Haram Insurgents In Northern Borno
Minimum Wage: NLC Distance FG’s Advisory Committee
94 Camels Die After Drinking Contaminated Water
As Aisha Buhari Joins The Fray
Emotional Intelligence, National Conflict And The Odekunle Model
400L Undergraduate Wins 3rd Arewa Ogbomoso Ajilete Beauty Pageant
AY Promises To Make More Movies This Year
Cardi B, Drake Lead iHeartRadio Music Awards 2019 Nominees
Yemi Alade, Social Media And Depression
Adekunle Gold And Simi’s Wedding Video Emerges Online
Flashpoint : The Trial Of ‘Prophet’ Dino And Other Stories
APC Disappointed Nigerians On It’s Promises – Hon Jev
Amnesty Reports Not Meant To Destroy Nigerian Army – HURIWA Boss
2019: PDP Staring Defeat In The Face – Sen Adamu
PDP Lawmakers Planned To Disrupt 2019 Budget Presentation – Ahmad
Tackling Solar Power In Nigeria’s Rural Communities
Nigeria , Afrexim Bank Sign $31bn Facility For Export Promotion
SEC Ready To Implement Commodity Ecosystem In Nigeria
SON Destroyed Substandard Goods Worth N22.7bn In 2018
INEC Will Not Disappoint Nigeria, World – Yakubu
Persons With Disabilities Canvass Support For PMB
Power Centralisation Nigeria’s Main Problem – Hashim
Atiku Vows Total Defeat Of Boko Haram
Mourinho Paid £15m By Manchester United
Cardi B, Drake Lead iHeartRadio Music Awards 2019 Nominees
EDITORIAL: Youths And The Dangers Of Political Violence
Vulnerable Citizens Excluded In Policy Making – Auta
Ofala Festival: Another Sparkle Of Tourism In Enugu
1000 People With Disabilities Smile Home With Assistive Equipment
As Taraba Moves To Heal Wounds On Mambilla Plateau
Rivers: Collapsed Building, Probe Panel And Unending Testimonies
Osun Celebrates Farmers With Pump And Pageantry
Exclusively Woman : The Nation’s Political Space Needs Innovative Minds – Egunbe
The Macho Abakaliki Women Working In Quarry, Construction Sites

Opposition’s Victory In DRC Signposts Buhari’s Defeat – PDP
2019: Ohanaeze Ndigbo denies endorsing Atiku
Forbes: Dangote Africa’s richest, Adenuga second, Alakija second…
Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi wins presidential election
PMB has no Islamisation agenda, APC not a Muslim party ―…
Lagos APC flag-off violence: Rape on nation’s…
Atiku assures youths, women 70 per cent participation
Buhari mourns late Emir of Lafia
2019: I am determined to beat Jega’s records ― Yakubu,…
Vote Buhari in your own interest, Buhari’s aide, Ajimobi…
Three siblings burnt to death in Anambra shop fire
NNPC to crash price of cooking gas
Oyetola inaugurates steering committee on exclusive…
Opposition’s victory in DRC signposts Buhari’s defeat…
Court Orders NNPC To Pay Former Director’s Retirement Benefits
Landlady docked for allegedly pouring hot water on tenant
Court sentences 19-year-old without fine
Customs seizes tramadol, rice, worth over N54m in Kaduna
Nigerian Equities Market Records 1st Year Gain, Adds N67.47bn
9Mobile explains Adrian Wood’s exit
Equities market posts -2.3% on Dangote Cement, GTBank, Access Bank…
Nigeria wins first ever LafargeHolcim CSR Awards for Middle East and…
Airport Security Staff Strike In Germany Hits Over 600 Flights
France, Belgium, Catholic Church cast doubt on DRC election result
I Will Employ Legislations To Fight Poverty In Odogbolu —Salami, Ogun Assembly…
Expect final lists of candidates Jan 17, 31, Oyo REC tells politicians
269,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Kogi, INEC
As Ogembe, Akpoti, Oseni battle for Kogi central senatorial seat
What To Expect In 2019 From Air Peace —Chairman
‘Only public-private partnership can end crisis at Apapa seaport’
Life On The Street: ‘Why We Left Home, Embraced Hardship, Lack’
INEC And Dead Voters
A Cry From The Masses
Principles For Voting In Nigeria’s Current

Buhari to Campaign in 36 States, Says He Will Win
Dogara: Northern Elders’ Conspiracy of Silence Fuelling Insecurity
Foreign Airlines Earned $1.7bn from Ticket Sales in 2018
Secondus asks APC leaders to explain source of wealth
Fashola Takes over N100bn Sukuk Infrastructure Bond
INEC Enumerates Seven-step Procedure for Voting on Election Day
You must guarantee credible polls, German govt tells commission
Foreign Airlines Earned $1.7bn from Ticket Sales in 2018
General Elections: Nigeria May Turn to Killing Field, Odinkalu Warns
• Politicians stock-piling arms, ex-militant leaders reveal
Ten Feared Dead in Kogi Communal Clash
JAMB: Remita Commences Sales of 2019 UTME Forms

Troops Decimate 80 Terrorists
Nigeria, China sign N2bn military assistance pact
Saraki seeks urgent stakeholders’ action EFCC plans rally against voters’ inducement

APC Commends Amnesty Programme
Politicians’ Desperation Causing Fear among Nigerians, CAN Alleges
Buhari Lacks Capacity to Fix Nigeria, Says Titi Abubakar
FCMB Supports Society for the Blind
NRC Confirms One Dead in Train Derailment
I Will Liberate Nigeria from Poverty, Economic Stagnation, Says Ezekwesili
Kashamu Bows to Pressure, Resolves to Work with Adebutu
PDP Condemns Police Unwarranted Attacks on Its Supporters in Jigawa
Why They Believe Buhari is Dead
Battle Royale for Abia Central Senatorial Zone
PDP Witnesses Accuse INEC of Improper Filling of Form EC8A
FCMB Supports Society for the Blind
Heritage Bank to Deepen Retail Banking
‘FG Introduces E-Yellow Card to Stop Touting at Airports’
Airbus Achieves New Aircraft Delivery Record
Joint Ventures as Alternative for Ship Financing
Paucity of Funds Impediment to Second Abuja Runway
Winter Transfer: Fenerbahce Loan Offer for Victor Moses
NFF Lines up 10 Pre-World Cup Friendlies for Super Falcons
Lobi Stars Set for Mamelodi Challenge Friday
Edo FA Boss Salutes Obaseki over Bendel Insurance Promotion to NPFL
2019 NPFL: A Redemption Season for Last Year’s Strugglers
Dangote, BUA Commend NFF’s Transparency on Falcons’ Cash

Complete Sports Editor Loses Dad
Ethiopia Ex-minister: Nigeria’s Quest for $300M Will Bridge Malaria Funding Gap
Amina Isa: There is a Place for me in the Music Industry
18 Exemplary Leaders Honoured with SILC Awards
234Finance Bridges Gap with Mentor-matchup Challenge
GText Homes Unveils N10B Project, Commemorates 10th Anniversary
Chief Daddy Races To N235.5 Million in 18 Days
Phyno, Kcee, Humble Smith, Bracket, Others Light Up Ojoto

Daily Trust
3 men nabbed for allegedly gang raping 22-year-old girl
Police nab 4 for alleged murder, kidnapping in Niger
NDLEA arrests 339, convicts 38 in Edo
Customs intercept 3 cartons of tramadol
Four men arrested trying to rob with toy guns
2019: I am confident of winning – Buhari
Gen. Alkali: Police declare another 13 suspects wanted
Our database can’t be hacked — INEC
Health: Niger receives $6m World Bank support
Tinubu, Balarabe Musa, others bag awards
Why there are many cases of marital disputes in Sokoto
250 trailers load with fertilizer arrive Kebbi for dry season farming
Police arrest suspected notorious gun runner in Zamfara
Remi Tinubu’s NASS office burgled
Gov Ishaku, APC, UDP candidates absent at Taraba peace accord signing
Parties protest alleged relocation of collation centre
Falcons to play about 10 matches before World Cup
Ex-Tottenham Director wants Victor Moses at Fenerbahce
Dalung promises to develop, equip High Performance Center
Abuja hosts 2nd Sam Oguche basketball tournament
Schools are not meant for social or religious gatherings – Candido
Bus reform project kicks off March with 820 buses – Ambode
Man pleads guilty to assaulting policeman, begs for leniency
Ex PDP youth leader, 157 others defect to APC in Abaji
Security guard bags 3 months jail term for stealing employer’s property
The so-called INEC controversies
INEC in the last three years
PVC not AK47
How Niger Republic undermines Nigeria’s interest
Absolving poverty of responsibility for Almajirci
Bishop Kukah, MURIC and the dilemma of Almajiris
Congo presidential loser rejects, calls surprise result as ‘coup’
Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi clinches surprise win in presidential election
Coup: Buhari calls for respect for democracy in Gabon

Editorial: Free Katsina State of bandits
10 things you should know about late Emir of Lafia
Forbes: Nigerians react as Dangote’s worth drops to $10.3bn
Shehu Sani: Why Buhari should be commended
9,000 retirees demand payments of entitlements one year after compulsory retirement in Kaduna
Over 294,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs
Unpaid arrears: Benue pensioners give Ortom 7-day ultimatum
Middlemen skin off farmers, consumers – Agric expert
Research council trains young farmers on value chain
ASUU asks members to await further developments before resumption
Katsina Govt. re-engages 153 contract teachers—Commissioner
ASUP strike cripples activities at Fedpol Nekede
Tributes to Aishah Ahmad Lemu (1940-2019)
Tijaniyyah students lament challenges in tertiary institutions
Indonesia to put Muslim issues forward at UNSC
Kannywood’s ‘Yaki A Soyayya’ makes the list of top 20 movies in Nigeria
‘King of Boys’, ‘Lion Heart,’ others top 10 Nollywood movies for 2018
SoundCity MVP Awards: Full list of winners
Nigeria needs 20m hectares of land to meet forest cover
‘50 billion tons of sand used globally’
Gombe moves against firewood business to curb deforestation
Court remands 8 over alleged cultism, armed robbery, others
Premium Pension appoints executive director operations/services
Nigeria’s Chris Emeruwa resumes as CAF Head of Security
Buhari confirms Kasali as chief executive of NCAM

The Guardian

Khan predicts Joshua will lose to Wilder, Fury
JAMB warns CBT centres against taking above N700 service charges

Robbers attack two tanker vessels off Lagos
APC govs absent from Buhari’s campaign council meeting
China to back Nigeria’s anti-insurgency battle with N2b
Cheque transactions fall 5% as BVN-linked accounts hit 36m
US vows to pressure Venezuela’s ‘illegitimate’ Maduro
FG presents second N100b Sukuk proceeds for road project
10 feared killed in Kogi tribal crisis
We have not endorsed Atiku presidential bid, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo
Why APC leaders are fighting me, by Amosun
EFCC plans rally against voter’s inducement, money laundering
AFCON 2019 hosts: Why Egypt Won
Kada beats Bendel Insurance to NNL Super Eight Play-Off crown
Sport’s billions and how Nigeria is missing out through delayed league kickoff
Nigeria prepares 60 athletes for Lagos 2019 Para-Powerlifting Championship
Nigerian star, Sam Chukwueze, keeping Villarreal spirits high
NFF plans 10 friendly matches for Falcons
‘Awolowo would have supported Buhari if he was alive’
Agbaje, Sanwo-Olu absent as guber candidates debate good governance
Lamido’s son leads youths to alter Jigawa politics
Award Wey Dey Peel: The Politics Of Nigeria Music Award System
AFCON 2019 hosts: Why Egypt Won
Commercial airlines record more fatalities
Airbus loses aeroplanes order race to Boeing
NNPC, DPR, stakeholders mull new measures to sanitise oil sector
‘New wage implementation to aid consumer spending this year’
Letter to ASUU
Fate of our stolen artworks
Religion and tradition as sureties against corruption
Capt. Hosa at 61: Audacity hugs tenacity
Worrying security situation of critical infrastructure
How Nigeria attained 31% broadband penetration target
Subscribers panic as Teleology fight over 9mobile
.ng domain adds 1,300 registration in December 2018
‘How to increase local drug production in Nigeria’
Persistent back pain associated with high risk of mortality
High-tech epilepsy warning device could save lives

Catholic Church Snubs DR Congo Election Result
Osinbajo, Akeredolu, Fayemi Grace OPC Founder’s Funeral
Andy Murray Set To Retire From

2 Killed, Many Injured In Kogi Communal Clash
Egwu Eke III : GOC Urges Troops To Respect Human Rights, Foster Peaceful Co-Existence
UTME: JAMB Warns Against Two Candidates Sharing Phone Number
How I Rejected APC Bribe Not To Defect – Tambuwal
Mourinho Lands Job As TV Pundit
S-East APC Leaders Vow To Dominate Buhari’s Second Tenure
Okorocha Urges Army To Deal With Politicians Who Give Fake Uniforms To Touts
Troops Nab Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist
Kenya’s Passport, Africa’s 8th Most Powerful
General Alkali: Police Declare 13 More Suspects Wanted
Tourism: Wells Carlton Poised To Lure And Serve
We’ll Not Participate In 2019 Polls — ASUU
40bn barrels not likely soon as investors remain sceptical over PIGB
Presidency in fresh moves to ease Magu out of EFCC
World Bank forecasts 2.2% growth for Nigeria in 2019
Oshiomhole, Okorocha, Keyamo rebuff claims of APC govs’ beef with Buhari
Saraki loyalists in Federal Executive positions to be booted out – Lai Mohammed
APC govs absent as Buhari, Tinubu attend inaugural campaign council meeting
Nnamdi Kanu to speak on elections boycott
Salaries of workers above new minimum wage’ll be renegotiated —Buhari
Dividend of the ASUU strike will be huge in varsities — OKEBUKOLA
Another Buhari’s minister resigns
Saraki begs electorate to forgive PDP candidates, says no way for Tinubu in Kwara
President Buhari a very honest politician – Kayode Komolafe
Nobody wants to annex Kwara, Lai Mohammed replies Saraki
No one can take Delta from PDP —Okowa
Atiku urges INEC to stop Buhari’s violation of Electoral Act
Has Amaechi fallen out of favour?
Mikel not leaving China
Super Falcons to play about 10 matches before World Cup
Bosso proud of Gombe UTD return to NPFL
Please pray for my artistes to recover from slumber, Don Jazzy begs
2Face tasks youth on nation building
Confusion trails Adekunle Gold, Simi rumoured wedding
Lady Gaga says won’t work again with singer R.Kelly
‘Simi’s full name will now be “Simi Gold”
40bn barrels not likely soon as investors remain sceptical over PIGB
EFCC arrests man at Kano airport for failing to declare $207,000
Ambode inspects Airport Road, Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT Corridor, Bus Terminals, others
9Mobile adds 1 million subscribers in 6wks, says Adrian Wood’s Teleology Holdings unserious
1,000 indigent Lagosians receive free medicare
BELLO BALA-SHAGARI: Shooting star who considers the future distractive

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