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News Headlines Sep 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sep 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Again, Buhari refuses to sign electoral bill
Acting DSS boss bows to Presidency, recalls redeployed officers
FG extends Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project completion date to Dec 2019
14 die as suspected herdsmen attack Plateau again
N1.6bn linked to me was money donated to church – Jonathan’s ex-aide
Kogi PDP aspirants reject automatic tickets for Melaye, others
Uduaghan, Okowa trade words over 2019 gov election
Saraki heads PDP campaign team for Osun gov poll
Hairdresser stabs neighbour to death for calling her shaku-shaku
Again, Buhari refuses to sign electoral bill
Landlord arraigned for burgling tenant’s shop, stealing property
Enugu head teacher defiles four pupils
Ortom takes over Benue PDP leadership
Kidnappers demand N20m for Edo APC chairman
Yoruba elders knock Osinbajo for anti-restructuring comment
Buhari is healthier than 80% of Nigerians –Ngige
Herders’ terrorism: Buhari at it again
I regret not winning Lagos for PDP in 2003, says Atiku
Man allegedly assaults lover over child’s custody
Abductors of Delta Catholic priest demand N15m ransom
F-SARS operatives arrest robber, recover arms in Rivers
Akure killings: NSCDC denies shielding suspect
Customs seize contraband worth N50m
Kogi PDP aspirants reject automatic tickets for Melaye, others
Adeleke, Ogunbiyi trade words over botched reconciliatory moves
Primaries: APC NWC meets over timetable, cost of forms
2019: PDP will win in Kwara, says Ahmed
Okorocha begs court to uphold Madumere’s impeachment
Nigeria’s external debt rises by $11.77bn in three years
China announces fresh $60bn for Nigeria, other African countries
FG begins empowerment loan for 30,000 traders in Osun
External reserves drop by $1.2bn
Customs intercept N1.5bn smuggled petroleum products
I want more trophies and children –Serena
Klitschko sparks Joshua rematch
Aina injured, set to miss Seychelles clash
Troost-Ekong rallies Eagles for Seychelles
Nigeria win silver at Open Para table tennis
Best player: FIFA snubs Messi, names Ronaldo, Modric, Salah
Bidapoly student killed in clash with commercial bus drivers
Excessive workload killing lecturers –ASUU
Arrested cultist not our student —Nekedepoly
Restore management courses in FUNAAB, students appeal to FG
Online resources every student should have to succeed
Over 64 percent candidates passed post-UTME screening –Unilorin DVC
UAE postpones Da Vinci unveiling at Louvre Abu Dhabi
Cloud computing topped emerging business risk – Report
NIPOST to boost e-commerce, create jobs with addressing system
Visa, LSETF seek digital transactions for MSMEs
How to use ‘Do not disturb while driving’ on i-Phone
Editorial: Herders’ terrorism: Buhari at it again
PIGB veto: Buhari is both right and wrong (1)
That shameful arrest of Owerri women
NBA: Still fit for purpose?
Causes and consequences of violence in Nigeria


Buhari’s Supporters Storm APC Headquarters, Demand Direct Primaries
Tambuwal: I Won’t Quit PDP If I Fail to Get Presidential Ticket
2019: APC Will Not Impose Guber Candidate in Oyo, Says Ajimobi
Buhari, 2019 Elections and the Law
Enyimba Draws Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in Q’final
Backed by Governors, APC State Chairmen Move against Direct Primary
Jim Ovia Launches New Book, Africa Rise and Shine, September 17 in Lagos
China to Provide 85% Funding for $2.8bn AKK Gas Line Project
APC NWC Meets over Primary Elections
CPC Berates Air France over Mistreatment of Nigerian Passengers
Police Parade 31 Armed Robbery, Kidnap Suspects
Customs Intercepts N1.5bn Petrol in Ogun Creek
Police Parade 31 Armed Robbery, Kidnap Suspects
Elumelu Calls for Urgent Passage of Healthcare Bill
‘Reliable Geoscience Data, Critical to Mining Sector’
Group Obtains Nomination Form for Abba Moro
Atiku is Champion of Restructuring, Says Afenifere
SDP Release Dates For Primaries, Slashes Cost Of Nomination Forms
McEva Temofe: Why I Founded African Economic Merit Award
Buhari, 2019 Elections and the Law

The Nation
Why APC opted for direct primary, by Oshiomhole
China offers Nigeria, others $60b for projects
Buhari again declines assent to Electoral Act (amendment) BillCBN ‘CBN probed MTN, banks for 30 months’
Five governors in plot to upturn Buhari’s advice
13 suspected Badoo members arrested in Kwara
11 killed, 12 injured in Jos attack
Customs seizes 50,000 jerry cans of fuel in Ogun creek
Abductors of Edo APC chieftain demand N20m ransom
Police arrest over 1,000 suspected robbers, kidnappers in one year
Crisis rocks PDP over ‘automatic tickets’ for lawmakers
PDP urges lawmkers to override Buhari’s veto on amendment bill
Hello… MTN dials into trouble
Gunmen demand N15m ransom for Catholic priest
Firm rejects $8.1b cash refund order
IYC to Buhari: don’t sack Seifa
Akeredolu seeks effective land use
Fed Govt to demolish houses under power lines
‘N1.6b was raised for church through Jonathan’

Daily Trust

Police parade 31 kidnapping suspects
Nigerian, South African armies collaborate on regional security
Many looted funds trapped in foreign banks, cemeteries – Umahi
CVR: INEC registers 242,546 in Sokoto
420 Nigerians die daily from Tuberculosis
Shekarau, Wali, storm PDP secretariat, reject dissolution of Kano state exco
Kogi moves to end violence against children
Nasarawa recruits 2,140 teachers
N1.6b traced to me, donation for church project – Jonathan’s aide
India to increase embassies in Africa from 18 to 47
Edo signs pact with Chinese firm to build Benin port
Our leaders lack capacity to manage Nigeria – Kwankwaso
Atiku regrets not taking over Lagos in 2003
Teenager Norris to replace departing Vandoorne at McLaren.
Lloris ruled out of France matches
Eaglets lose in U-17 AFCON Qualifiers Group B Opener
.Chinese oil firm agrees to secure funds for NNPC’s $2.8bn AKK project
Customs seizes contraband worth over N50 million in Bauchi
Edo signs pact with Chinese firm to build Benin port
Resign if you want to join politics, FCT minister tells workers
FCTA to revoke titles of abandoned building projects
SDGs: Leader urges sensitisation of rural women
Governance in times of resurgence
Maternity room or abattoir
Buhari administration and Abba Kyari’s intervention
This is Nigeria whose mumu don do?
2019: Political permutations in Nasarawa
UN to assess human trafficking in Nigeria
Crocodile eats mother, baby in Uganda
.White workers protest ahead of Thursday strike over black staff
.Editorial: FMBN’s ‘Rent to Own’ scheme is good, but…
Now “epp” is not just a buzzword
Meet the supercomputer that costs N21.7b. Yes, that”s $60m
Workers return to work in Osun after warning strike.
It’s difficult to stop layoffs in banks, Olasanoye
Taraba govt owes retirees N20bn gratuity – Union
Davido leaves NYSC orientation camp for music concert
Actress Omoni Oboli returns to school

New Telegraph

Buhari support group protests in support of direct primaries
1 dead, 13 arrested as Students, NURTW clash in Bida
VIDEO: Buhari’s reelection will end Saraki, Dogara’s nonsense – Yahaya Bello
Direct primaries: APC state chairmen dare Oshiomhole
13 killed as herdsmen attack Plateau again
Ex-governors and the allure of APC
N1.6bn linked to me, proceeds of donations towards Jonathan’s church project- Dudafa
11 nabbed for cultism, rape, murder
10m uncollected PVCs: INEC partners NCC to send SMS to owners
Kwankwaso preaches fairness, equity, good governance
2019: Corrupt persons ganging up to return APC – Secondus
Grounding activities at PENCOM
Private investors jostle for $823m Abuja light rail
Troost-Ekong: Early exit in Russia makes Eagles hungry for glory
Zonal U-17 tourney: Eaglets lose to Burkina Faso
AMML moves to curb shoppers’ e-commerce fraud
Iwobi, Ekong, Aina out of Seychelles tie
Kwankwaso preaches fairness, equity, good governance
Grounding activities at PENCOM
Private investors jostle for $823m Abuja light rail
Kwara: Two women, 11 other Badoo members arrested
Catholic priest abducted in Delta
Edo: Abductors demand N20m to free APC chair
Police arraign doctor for operating teenager without parent’s consent
How JAMB restored Nigerians’ confidence
When May, Merkel became Abuja citizens
Aide dismisses Chimaroke’s defection to APC
Ayade’s inefficiency giving APC hope – Udayi
Buhari’s array of diplomatic meetings Ex-Lagos CPC gubernatorial candidate, Abayomi Mumuni, under pressure to contest against Tinubu
MMA2, ATSSSAN row: Gloomy scenario for aviation
500,000 homes: How far can FG’s FHF go?
Power privatization: Need to reset market, start afresh
2019 polls heighten global oil market angst
We’re not scared of Eagles –Seychelles coach
Para-table tennis: Nigeria wins three medals in China
Dalung inaugurates Sports Dev Fund with his salary
EDITORIAL: Eagles: Beyond the AFCON qualifiers
Fashanu, Akanni, Siasia, Henshaw, Dikeh appointed ambassadors
FIFA’s Player of the Year award: Ronaldo, Modric, Salah vie for honours
CAFCC: Enyimba draw Rayon Sports
Ohanaeze youths to PDP: Don’t abandon South-East in 2019
Wike approves N500m to upgrade state varsity
Total NBBF Division 2 Conference finals light up Akure, Minna
2019 polls’ll be peaceful, devoid of bloodshed – Egwu

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