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News Headlines Sept 13, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 13, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
2019: Okorocha fires 13 commissioners, advisers
APC rejects EIU, HSBC predictions
Fayose writes EFCC, seeks invitation
Police arrest Evans’ lawyer in court
France’s World Cup keeper Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving
Ex-Manchester City, Juventus striker Bojinov joins home side, Botev
Jean-Claude urges EU to offer free trade agreement to Africa
Luis Enrique hails the perfect start as Spain boss
Authorities release jailed Pakistani ex-PM Sharif for wife’s funeral
2019: Donation of N45m forms to President, illegal – Murray-Bruce
APC rejects EIU, HSBC predictions
Fayose writes EFCC, seeks invitation
Chinese firm eyes Serena Williams’ racquet maker
Fleeing gunmen kill sergeant, steal rifle
North Korea doing a lot to disarm but Washington not responding — Putin
Amaechi defends building transport varsity in Daura
Pope Francis says intends to visit Japan in 2019
Liverpool’s Keita admits it will take time to be at his best
Police arrest Evans’ lawyer in court
Buhari is Nigeria’s most incompetent leader, says Atiku
Rival cultists disrupt burial of slain 14-year-old member in Bauchi
Panic as gully ‘swallows’ 50 houses in Ogun community
Man remanded in prison for alleged murder of neighbour’s son
Taraba police nab three for killing six-year-old for ritual
OAU student misses exam after argument with worker
Gunmen kill Catholic priest, one other in Imo
Task force arrests fake doctor in Ondo
Police arrest four robbery suspects in Abia hotel
Consensus: Don’t shut out others, APC NWC tells state excos
Don’t vote dullard as gov, Aregbesola tells Osun people
2019: PDP presidential aspirants reject consensus, insist on primary
What to do if your loan application is denied
$8.1bn refund: NCC wants amicable resolution with MTN
FG gives states conditions for $2.68bn Paris Club refund
Power, fuel subsidies gulping Nigeria’s resources for health, education – US
Why Nigeria is borrowing from China – DMO
World Bank’s GEM project undergoing restructuring – Enelamah
Ugly state of public hospitals
Pharmacy crucial to attainment of Universal Health Coverage – Awosika
How to enable developer options, USB debugging on Android
Stakeholders okay relocation of Ikeja Computer Village
We can spring a W’Cup surprise in Spain — D’Tigress
Airtel offers ‘Double Data’ on Infinix, Tecno, itel phones
Editorial: Catching up with global TB targets
Battle of the Veepees
APC and the beauty of direct primary election
Buhari right to veto Electoral Act amendment bill 2018


Battle for Lagos Heats Up, Ambode, Sanwo-Olu Submit Nomination Forms
Drop in US Inventories, Iranian Sanctions Push Oil Price to $80
Dogara, No. 4 Citizen, Dumps APC, Picks PDP Nomination Forms
UN Pays Final Respects to Kofi Annan
PDP Loses Ex-deputy Gov, Senator to APC in Akwa Ibom
FG Initiates Empowerment Programmes for Niger Delta Ex-agitators
Abuja Airport Reopens After Temporary Closure
FG Approves $41m for Ilesa Water Project
Adeleke Vows to Resist Diversion of N16bn Paris Fund in Osun
Ugwuanyi Charges Appointees on Policy Sensitisation, Peace, Reconciliation
Use of Security Agencies to Rig Elections, Worst Crime, Says Azinge
Omo-Agege Dismisses Emerhor’s Threat
I ‘ll Appear Before You October 16, Fayose Tells EFCC
Pate: Nigerians Live on $1.90 Daily
Use of Security Agencies to Rig Elections, Worst Crime, Says Azinge
2019: Maku Picks APGA Governorship Nomination Form
Akwa Ibom APC Leaders Buy Guber Form for Ekere
Abdullahi Declares for Governorship, Vows to Fix Kwara
‘I Will Continue to Criticise Obasanjo’
‘Cross River State is Too Delicate for Political Strife’
‘There is No Ideology-Based Political Party in Nigeria’
Kwankwaso Calls on PDP Presidential Aspirants to Unite to Avoid Implosion
Danbatta: Telecoms Investment Surpasses $70bn in One Year
MTN: CBN, AGF Allegations Makes NSE Listing Challenging
AfDB Board Okays Policy on Non-sovereign Operations
Cocoa Harvest Threatened by Flood, Disease
Zinox Group Targets $10bn Investment By 2021
Indicators Hit New Low as Market Records Biggest Daily Loss in Eight Months
Weah: Nigeria Football is a Model
Nigeria’s Shocks Cameroon in Thrilling Fight-back
African Freestyle Football Championship Starts in Lagos
Eaglets to Battle Ghana’s Starlets for Ticket to Tanzania
I Need Another Mandate to Make Nigeria Football Self-reliant
NSA Congratulates Aruna Quadri over African Championship Title

The Nation

APC elders: no anointed aspirant for Lagos governor
Don’t return undertakers to power, says Buhari
NCC intervenes in CBN’s cash refund order to MTN
New Minimum Wage: Labour issues two weeks ultimatum as Fed Govt gives assurance
Whistleblowing: EFCC recovers N527b, Magu pledges political neutrality
Fayemi warns against Fayose’s ‘N10b supplementary budget fraud’
Olubadan to Olakulehin: you’re rude, reckless
PACAC chief, Falana: Africa must set agenda on loot recovery
No rift between Tinubu and I, says Ambode
Obasa denies plot to impeach Ambode
Ambode second term bid: Group calls for calm
My aspiration has nothing to do with Tinubu, says Sanwo-Olu
Under-immunisation: Elumelu joins global health crusaders
CP orders arrest of Inspector seen with bottle of beer
Rohr dismisses ‘Mikel retiring’ talks
The other side of revenge pornography
Creating prosperous, peaceful Africa
‘How languages can promote country’s dignity
Rancour-free election at FUT MINNA
‘Students’ victimisation threat to campus journalism’
Ex-CAMPUSLIFE man among 100 Most Influential Young Africans
NSA hails Aruna for lifting African Title
Young boxers storm Abeokuta for GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4 today
Betway Plans 5-Aside Football League for Nigerians
Boxing champion, Larry Ekundayo is an asset to Nigeria – Obasanjo
FA cup: Gov Udom doles out N70m to Akwa Utd
How George Weah ‘hijacked’ Super Eagles Friendly
PDP cautions INEC over alleged plot to shift 2019 elections
Edo hosts stakeholders for Industrial Policy validation
I didn’t start vote-buying in Nigeria – Jonathan
Adisa Afis, Nollywood upcoming star dreams big
Maristella Okpala emerges Miss Earth
Ufuoma Mcdermott’s movie, ‘What Just Happened’ for cinemas September 14
Health dangers of Nigeria’s rice revolution
Cancer to kill 9.6m globally in 2018, report says
Birth registration: Beyond rhetorics
CP orders arrest of Inspector seen with bottle of beer
Businessman faces assault charge
Woman threatens to jump into river
Cart pusher ‘steals’ N166,000 worth of milk
BUK land panel to review claims
Lagos urged to do more about learning outcomes
NYSC boss praises Corps members’ honesty
EKSU VC warns Fresher
DisCos: we must speak for our $1.4b investment
‘MSMEs engage 64% of employees’
Relocation: Ateke Tom, DSS stave off invasion of Shell Base by Rivers youth group
Communities send SOS to Ambode on road

The Sun

Lagos 2019: Tinubu seals Ambode’s father
Electoral Offences Commission: Mixed reactions trail FG’s move
Vote-buying: EFCC, INEC, Police monitor spendings of politicians, parties
Sit-at-home: IPOB, MASSOB clash
Evans makes U-turn: I’m not a kidnapper
Buhari’s visit to China
The lesson from Venezuela
Restructuring: Osinbajo repent
John McCain: A tribute
el-Rufai invites Chinese experts to revamp Kaduna economy
1990: Soldiers involved in Orkar coup executed
Ugwuanyi charges EAs on policy sensitisation, peace, reconciliation
I have no anointed candidates, says Gov. Bello
Imo Guber: My ambition not based on zoning – Ololo
Why Ugwuanyi deserves second term- Agbo, PDP chieftain
Remita Payroll launched in Ghana
HABO Global unveils mobile app
NIB, Afreximbank seal €100m loan deal
Khedira renews Juve contract until 2021
Marcelo accepts suspended jail term
John Terry calls off Spartak Moscow move
1993: Rabin and Arafat shake on peace deal
ECOWAS renews commitment to combat, mitigate climate change
Libya’s Tripoli airport closed again due to indiscriminate shelling – Ministry
Vote-buying: EFCC, INEC, Police monitor spendings of politicians, parties
Sit-at-home: IPOB, MASSOB clash
Evans makes U-turn: I’m not a kidnapper
Electoral Offences Commission: Mixed reactions trail FG’s move
EDITORIAL: Buhari’s visit to China
Nigeria needs sustainable healthcare system – Expert
1996: Tupac Shakur dies
Challenges facing African males in America (1)
The Bianca Ojukwu controversy
Ibrahim Goni: A testament of courage
The hidden treasures of cocoyam
A ring of the familiar
The shame of a nation: 20th century human trafficking and slavery
Nuggets on back pain
Restructuring: Osinbajo repent
Pancreatic hormone secreting cancers
When do we get to democracy?

The Guardian

Buhari summons Tinubu over rift with Ambode
IPOB, security agencies set for showdown
Investors chide judiciary for delaying market cases
Massive sell-off hits nation’s bourse, investors lose N423b in one day
Labour talks tough over new minimum wage
Lagos woos investors with latent water transport opportunities
Any decision to postpone 2019 poll will be disastrous, says Makarfi
Jonathan flays Oshiomhole over vote buying allegation
Saraki urges Nigerians to vote digitised, youthful president next year
Crisis rocks National Youth Games, four Edo athletes stripped of gold
Super Eagles delight in Weah’s $2,000 each gift
African Freestyle Football Championship begins today
Nigeria has potential to produce great boxers, says Ekundayo
Ministry gets marketing plan for five National Sports Festivals
Imo signs MoU with Zenith Bank, Hidea-Plus for Principals’ Cup
The Four Ultimate Rules of Hugging
Bola Ige: The Luminary SAN
NDIC seeks collaboration, strong ethical banking standards
Telecoms operators need $450b for 1.5 billion offline users
Ecobank business club targets small businesses
NCC rallies telecoms consumers to quality service delivery
Editorial: Africa’s constructive engagement with China
Prenatal Nigerian Nutrition: Eat for one, nourish for two
Pool therapy: Nine healthy reasons to swim
Revisiting ‘democracy and dictatorship’
Impact of skills development for sustainable education
The plague of unemployment
No, Osinbajo, IBB left legacies
Ahead of 2019, South-south APC reviews winning strategies
ADC set to dethrone Osun APC, deploys 90-man campaign committee
Religious leaders plan interfaith confab to deepen democracy
Reviving low-cost schools in Nigeria for national growth
Scholar advocates special funds to boost research activities in varsities
African scholars explore new learning methods for sector’s growth
Bridge Academy champions #GirlSuperPower campaign
Herbal treatment of uterine fibroids – Part 4
The importance of emotional freedom technique
Addressing concerns over rise in fake drugs
Exercise ‘craze’ grips Nigerians

Daily Trust

Rains force hospitalization of 183 children for malaria, pneumonia
Security tightened at APC secretariat as Buhari submits nomination
BREAKING: Fayose writes EFCC, to surrender self on October 16
32m Nigerian children missing
APC: We will never allow ex-convict Joshua Dariye to contest election
Davido cancels performance at “DreamVille” Festival due to “Hurricane Florence”
Wizkid’s Nike special jersey sold out in few hours
Birnin Kebbi agog as Osinbajo graces AGF daughter’s wedding
Omotola, Forson, others emerge first timers at AMVCA
Issa Rae says ‘Insecure’ would not work with mostly white staff
Wakandans nearly had British accents in Black Panther movie
Marvel’s film boss assures more woman-led movies are coming
NCDC ramps up response as UK links monkeypox to Nigeria travel
Eko hospital wears new look with facility upgrade
Our ancestors behind Abuja earth tremor – Natives
Bayelsa charges parents on child spacing
Lloris gets driving ban for drink-driving


Security Operatives, IPOB Face-off Imminent As Group Dares Army, Police
2019: PMB Submits Nomination Form, Charges APC To Stop PDP
Labour Issues FG 14-day Ultimatum Over New Minimum Wage
Osun Guber: Court Halts Adeleke’s Nomination
PDP Convention: Group Throws Weight Behind Lamido, Says He’s Best Candidate
NYPF Appoints New Executive Secretary Kaduna Guber: el-Rufai’s Only Challenger In APC To Boycott Primary Over Indirect Mode
Gombe: Grain Merchants Pledges Mobilisation For Guber Aspirant
LCCI Commends FG Over Sensitivity To Plights Of SMEs
Group Drags NASENI CEO To EFCC, Seeks Prosecution
$850m Chinese Financial Institutions Will Boost Support To African Trade – Afreximbank
SEC Restates Interest In Technology-driven Market, Protecting Investors
Connecting 1.5bn People To Internet Will Cost $450bn – ITU
Kaduna Guber: el-Rufai’s Only Challenger In APC To Boycott Primary Over Indirect Mode
Ripples In Plateau South Over Useni’s Endorsement
I Have Capacity To Govern Nigeria – Saraki
Dogara ‘Picks’ PDP Nomination Form
Flood Kills 3, Destroys Houses In Abuja
2019 Election Is Under Threat, Secondus Tells EU
EDITORIAL: 2019 Elections And Gender Issues
VIO Directs Tricycle Operators To Leave Abuja City Centre
FG Approves $41m For Ilesa Water Project
My Relationship With Tinubu Cordial – Ambode
FG To Establish Electoral Offences Commission
Mark Appoints Senator Kure, DG Campaign Organisation
Economist, HSBC Confirm Nigerians Are Fed Up With APC, Says PDP


Police arrest Evans former lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje
Clark to Niger Delta: Vote only president who supports restructuring
2019: Don’t allow PDP return to power, Buhari tells Nigerians
No rift between Tinubu and I ― Ambode
2019: FEC okays Electoral Offences Commission Bill, others
Police arrest Evans former lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje
Kaduna Assembly applauds market company over N177.8 m revenue
NYSC DG tasks corps members to be security conscious
Boxing champion, Larry Ekundayo, is an asset to Nigeria – Obasanjo
Court orders WAEC to produce ledger of Sen Adeleke’s result
Fayemi kicks against Fayose’s N10bn supplementary budget
2019: Don’t allow PDP return to power, Buhari tells Nigerians
INEC’s threats to postpone 2019 elections: Shocker of the year ― Makarfi
#OsunDecides2018: We’ll resist any attempt by Aregbesola’s govt to divert N16.7bn Paris Loan Refund ― Adeleke
I may jump into river, divorce-seeking wife tells court
South Sudan accuses Kenyan cattle rustlers of killing 19 herders
Erdogan appoints himself chairman of Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund
South Korean students accused of gaining weight to avoid military service
Emotional memorial for SA firefighters
Africa needs structured finance for effective financial trade ― Afreximbank
Flood: Prices of food items soar in Benin markets
Dangote Cement, Nestle lead losers’ chart on NSE
Nasarawa Assembly passes Health Insurance Bill
UNFPA tasks religious leaders on demographic dividend
S3x drive killers and how to overcome them
BA personalizes services for Club World customers
Technovation: Air Peace rewards victorious Anambra students with free tickets
Nigerian-born Emirates staff wins leadership award
Provide alternative cargo evacuation means, NPA charges Dangote, Lekki port
NPA owing us two year salaries ― Dockworkers
Plantain root extract has insulin-like effect —Experts
Lessons I have learnt: The door to ‘hope’ must never be shut in anyone’s face
Teaching must embrace modern technology –Faborode
What aided our doctors’ feat in final examination —Provost, ABUAD’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Why Nigeria grapples with high illiteracy rate —Scholars
MDCN inducts new 120 LAUTECH medical doctors
EDITORIAL The deplorable Ibadan-Ife highway
SCOAN building collapse: In memory of the martyrs of faith
Understanding girls’ sexuality at puberty
Cole, Abdullahi, Nasiru shortlisted for NLNG literature prize
When poets celebrated Okinba Launko
Removing your child’s tonsils may do more harm


Man Kills Another Over N200
FG Okays Nigeria Shippers’ Council To Transmute Into National Transport Commission — Amaechi
‘Why PDP Govs Want Convention In P-Harcourt’
Ugwuanyi Charges EAs On Policy Sensitisation, Peace
Policeman Arrested For Drinking On Duty Said He Seized Beer From Motorist
Stop Military Action In S-East, Igbo Group Tells FG
Challenges Of Civil Service — Bakoyo
Knight Poses As Brig-Gen To Swindle Lagos Bizman Of N100m
‘My Pastor-Husband Lured Me Into Marriage With Fake Prophecy’
FRESH Boko Haram Attacks: Buratai Relocates Army Hqtrs Operational Office To Gudumbali
Soyinka, Ogunbodede,Others Eulogise Oluwasanmi At 35th Anniversary Of His Transition As Academic
Wells Hosa Green House Farms Will Partner With Govt, Private Sector — MD
Okonjo-Iweala Got Nigeria Out Of Debt, But We’re Now Back There —Amina Mohammed
3 Die, 10 Arrested, Vehicles Destroyed As Police, Youths Clash In Anambra
NLC, Others Excited Over Aremu Candidature
Ain’t The ‘Rule Of Law’a Bitch (1)
Lottery’s Reducing Unemployment—Ngige
Army invades Nnamdi Kanu’s community again for the 3rd time
No hiding place for corrupt politicians’ hidden loot – EFCC
FG sets up panel to probe tremor in Abuja, okays Electoral Offences Commission Bill
Minimum wage : FG gets 14-day ultimatum
Defection: Court asked to declare Govs Ortom, Tambuwal, Ahmed’s seats vacant
NCC, ALTON seek out of court solution to MTN, CBN dispute
I’m seeking re-election to protect Nigeria – Buhari
Jonathan blasts Oshiomhole over vote buying allegations
I am ready to clarify issues, answer questions, Fayose tells EFCC
Spate of killings in Nigeria declining — Lai Mohammed
PDP: Defection looms as govs sideline national legislators
2019: PDP Governors disagree on consensus Candidate
NWOGBE:Aba boy who turned passion into wealth in Lagos
Useni’s gov’ship bid divides Tarok people in Plateau
Allegation of doctored delegates’ list rock A’Ibom APC
I’ve no issues with Bauchi governor—Oshiomhole
Who owns Kano?
Beware of Saraki’s critics, says Abdullahi
Another meeting over automatic ticket for Dino Melaye ends in deadlock
Weah wants Liberia to emulate Nigeria football progress
Playing against Weah like a dream, says Ogu
2019 AFCON qualifiers: Pinnick backs Eagles to beat Libya home and away
NYG : Official lauds Screening Committee
The real Kofi Annan should live in our hearts – I Go Dye
Elizabeth, Njoku, others bag Peace Achievers awards
Wells Hosa Green House farms will partner with govt, private sector — MD
1 killed in Bauchi rivalry cult clash
Soyinka, Ogunbodede,others eulogise Oluwasanmi at 35th anniversary of his transition as academic
Black rain hits Ihitte Okwe community
Apple unveils new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch
Public gatherings banned in Zimbabwe capital over cholera
Govt doesn’t have records of crude export — Stevedore group
Oil climbs towards $80 as U.S. drilling stalls, Washington sanctions against Iran loom

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