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News Headlines Sept 19, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 19, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Osun poll: FG pays constables N50,000 each for election duty, others more
Nigerians voted Buhari but cabal is ruling them –Saraki
Lagos gov ticket: Ambode’s wife fails to change Tinubu’s mind
Presidency, APC have presidential aspirant in PDP, Wike insists
Police arrest suspected bank robber, arms keeper
Joshua’s crazy diet revealed
I’m for Igbo security, not presidency, Uwazurike tells Ango Abdullahi
Lagos gov ticket: Ambode’s wife fails to change Tinubu’s mind
FG transfers 21% shares in the mint to CBN
Policemen brutalise LASTMA officials, vandalise car over cop’s arrest
Court orders arrest of Senator Uzodinma over N200m dud cheque
Fayose writes again, accuses EFCC of hatred, persecution
Barber attempts to dupe Ogun trader of N150,000
APC, PDP taken over by impunity – Gemade
Oyo shuts Obasanjo Farms in Ibadan
We have players to win Champions League – Man City
Kemi Adeosun shot in the foot
UPDATED: UEFA Champions League results
Hemp merchants arrested in Lagos
Gunmen kill policeman, steal rifles
Why we shut APC secretariat in Taraba –Police
Kwara pensioners threaten to boycott elections
Police arrest suspects as gunmen kill seven in Plateau
PDP alleges murder of Osun ward leader
Lagos gov ticket: Ambode’s wife fails to change Tinubu’s mind
I’ll turn around Nigeria’s economy in two years –David Mark
Osun must remain APC state, says Buhari
2019: Sultan, CAN President sign peace pact
FG transfers 21% shares in the mint to CBN
Concession review: NPA recommends penalties for operators, regulators
Economy must grow above 3% for citizens to enjoy – Udoma
Malabu: Italian judge to give first ruling
AfDB gets $1bn for infrastructure investment
CBN injects $210m into forex market
Playing Quadri has helped me – Omotayo
Gazidis dumps Arsenal
Champions League: Three things we learned from Liverpool, PSG clash
UPDATED: UEFA Champions League results
Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Alex Unusual, others celebrate 2Face @43
Best quotes from Emmys night
Emmy Awards 2018: List of winners in key categories
Emmy Awards 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ wins best drama series
Akindele, RMD, Silva, others to star in ‘Chief Daddy’
Tiwa Savage calls out show promoters after performing in Kenya
Unilever leads hygiene campaign with Lifebuoy re-launch
Salako advises trado-medical practitioners on knowledge sharing
29 million Nigerian children lack birth records —UNICEF
‘Nigeria has high percentage of stunted, malnourished children’
Nigeria not lowering its guards on polio, says WHO
Women have a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease – Don
Backup, restore your devices using iTunes
Technology will guarantee riders’ safety – Taxify manager
Editorial: Pursue investments, not loans
Anti-corruption: Of scapegoats and sacred cows
Equity crowdfunding: An idea whose time has come
NERC and burden of power sector regulation

ThisDay

Buhari: APC Must Retain Osun
Buhari in Osogbo for APC Mega Rally
Taking Advantage of Bearish Stock Market
2019 Elections: Sultan, CAN President Sign Peace Deal
6.3m Children Died in 2017, Says UN Report
NIA Boss Bemoan Low Insurance Penetration
FG Urged to Target Double-digits Growth Rate to Reset Economy
Wapic Insurance Pays N10.6bn claims in Five Years
APC May Hold Presidential Primary on September 26
• Direct primaries should trickle down to all, says Kashim Imam
Court Orders Arrest of Senator Uzodimma over Alleged N200m Dud Cheque
Shun Corruption, Decide Political Cases Purely on Merit, CJN Tells Judges
Nnamdi Kanu is in London, Kalu Insists
Report: Lagos, Rivers, Delta Others Pass Fiscal Sustainability Index Assessment
• Osun, Ekiti, C’River show weaknesses Group Dissociates Self from Purported Endorsement of Emmanuel’s Second Term Bid
ERGP Unrealistic Without Focus on SMEs, Says NEXIM Bank Boss
AMP Admits Charging More Than 4,600 Dead People for Life Insurance
2019 : Who Wins PDP Presidential Ticket?
Oyo Speaker, Minority Leader, 5 Others Change Parties
Ex-PDP Chair, 4 Others to Screen Lagos APC Aspirants
Of Ogun APC, Consensus and Sensationalism
SDP Will Trounce Others, Says Duke
19 hours ago
SDP Presidential Aspirant Berates Nigerian Banks
Taking Advantage of Bearish Stock Market
NIA Boss Bemoan Low Insurance Penetration
FG Urged to Target Double-digits Growth Rate to Reset Economy
Wapic Insurance Pays N10.6bn claims in Five Years
FIFA, CAF Name Observers to NFF Elections 2018
*Pinnick insists: No third term for me if re-elected in Katsin
Ensuring Safety of Humanitarian Workers and Protection of Civilians in Conflict Zones

The Sun

PDP presidential ticket: Rivers’ll collectively decide aspirant to support – Wike
2019: Allow Buhari complete second term – Kalu
2019: Christian, Muslim leaders sign peace accord in Abuja
Card Reader legalised in latest Electoral Bill
Buhari, Oshiomhole, Tinubu, others solicit votes for Oyetola
Alleged certificate forgery: Anxiety in PDP as Adeleke knows fate today
Jonathan and Oshiomhole’s spat over vote-buying
Minimum wage: Osinbajo presides over special meeting on way forward
NFF elections: Ayodele urges delegates to vote rightly
NFF elections: Ayodele urges delegates to vote rightly
‘I stayed on 50-metre mast for 2 days to protest bad governance’
Sleazy sides of massage centres
How traders, artisans, others make mass education centre thick
NMA donates drugs to over 600 IDPs in Zungeru
Osun Poll: Charlyboy’s “Ourmumundondu” group visits Ooni of Ife
Gully erosion: Obaseki assures Iguosa, Evbuotubu, other communities of intervention
APC, PDP undemocratic – Sen. Gemade
Politicians in Borno recruiting armed thugs –NSCDC
Primary: Lagos APC picks Salvador, 6 others to screen aspirants
Lawmaker supports Buhari’s re-election with 100 cars
I’ll accept outcome of PDP presidential primary – Tambuwal
Ohanaeze seeks to promote Igbo language in Lagos
Federation Cup: Enyimba faces Dynamite in rescheduled tie
Eaglets coach, Manu protest to CAF Heskey: Iheanacho, others must learn from Vardy

The Nation

INEC’s ban on smart phones in polling booths unsettles PDP
How governorship campaigns enlivened Osun communities
Lagos: Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat challenge good for democracy, says APC chair
Electoral body clarifies position on use of smartphone
A seasoned artist at 60
BREAKING: Court orders arrest of Sen Uzodinma
Independence day: FG lay out event for celebration
Army Colonel Leads International Observers to Nigeria for NFF Elections
Fayose to EFCC: Meet me in my office on September 20
Ekiti 2019: APC must not go near imposition, Osinkolu warns
Lawmaker support Buhari re-election with 100 cars
Kano Assembly confirms Gawuna as deputy governor
Community raises alarm over contamination of water sources
Akwa Ibom 2019: Second term is no birthright
Only vibrant President can take Nigeria out of the woods – Saraki
Osun 2018: Ganduje, Alaafin clamour for continuity
2019: APC chieftain, Dahiru defects to Sokoto PDP
NIM urges government on accountability
‘Iya Adura’ supports Oshoala girl child education and sports tourney
WTF sanctions Nigeria Taekwondo International Open
FIBA WCQ: ‘Qualification won’t slow us down’
Army Colonel Leads International Observers to Nigeria for NFF Elections
‘We need to inject capital into economy’
Oil dips as China-U.S trade tensions deepen
Shipping firms plan N30b refund to importers, agents
Wema Bank, AIICO partner on access to retail Insurance
PZ Cussons committed local talent devt
Equities lose N46b in opening trades
Hoodlums attack Police patrol van in Delta
Health institutions and internally generated funds

Daily Trust

Champions League: Roberto Firmino strikes late to earn Liverpool win
Kaduna: Kidnapped lecturers regain freedom
Lionel Messi hits hat-trick in Barcelona’s Champions League win
Buhari in Osogbo to rally for APC candidate ahead of Saturday polls
Delta Govt sets up temporary IDP Camp for flood victims
3 Kaduna health college staff regain freedom
Gunmen kill 62-year-old man, injure three relations in Plateau
We must handle security challenges professionally — GOC
…as Buratai charges troops to be aggressive
CBN, BPE agree on sale of 12.4bn FG’s shares in NSPM
Yobe APC resolves crisis as Bukar steps down for Gaidam, endorses Buni as governor
Lionel Messi hits hat-trick in Barcelona’s Champions League win
.2019: APGA finally gets presidential aspirant
We have moved 10million Nigerians out of poverty, says FG
3 Kaduna health college staff regain freedom
Dariye submits APC nomination form from prison
CUPP, APC trade words over NASS resumption
Why govt can’t renovate sporting facilities, by Dalung
I am yet to fulfill my potentials – Omotayo
Market rebounds with N65bn gain
Port reforms may affect 9,000 redundant workers – NPA
Eight local carriers airlift 906,886 passengers in August
One dies, 17 injured in Ogun road accident
Ex-vice chairman, supporters dump PDP for APC
As Kemi Adeosun escapes justice
Is NERC becoming a partisan regulator?
Chisom Ikechukwu
PDP’s rainbow dozen
Editorial: Deaths from snake bites
Let’s fast-track prison decongestion
The biggest and most expensive iPhone ever
FG reinstates Yushau Shuaib four years after
22,000 Nigerian pilgrims return home – NAHCON
Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Alex Unusual, others celebrate 2Face @43.
Abandonment: Tiwa calls show promoters out.
Kenyans apologise to Tiwa Savage for unpaid bills drama.
How gunmen attacked Chinese contractor CCECC at Itakpe
Rains, red tape slow FG’s Sukuk funded road projects
We have raised the bar in building standards – ITB boss
NUC approves 18 new courses for Al-Hikmah university
Kwara SUBEB teachers boycott resumption, insist on getting arrears owed

The Guardian

Tandoh attributes Lagos youths’ performance in Ilorin to exposure
2019 elections and race to save Nigeria
Paris Club cloudy refunds to states
Director, two college workers kidnapped in Kaduna
FG has provided free meal for 8.96m school children, says Udoma
Dariye picks APC nomination form from prison
NASS adopts fourth version of Electoral Amendment Act
Buhari’s government has taken ten million Nigerians out of poverty, minister claims
Oyo Speaker, Minority Leader, others defect to APC, ADC
Griezmann and Costa combine as Atletico undo Monaco
Inter’s late comeback stuns Spurs
As Zamfara awaits new dawn with Dauda Lawal
Enugu needs a world-class international airport
My missive to the prepossessing Bianca Ojukwu
The Kemi Adeosun saga
I have the formula for PDP to win Lagos, says Saraki
Olawepo flays high cost of nomination fees
The structural problem with the Nigerian economy
The case of citizen Kemi Adeosun
Promasidor, CDC partner on microcredit scheme

Leadership

NASS Adopts 4th Version Of Electoral Amendment Bill
FG Sells Minting Company’s N12.4bn Shares To CBN
Dariye Picks APC Nomination Form From Prison
Kwara 2019: Imposition Of Candidate Will Be Counter-productive – Saliu Mustapha
Why I Dumped PDP For SDP – Duke
Fruit Contamination- Needles Found In Fruits, Police Confirms
NPA Proposes Sanctions For Operators, Regulators In Revised Concession Agreement
Why FG Anchors 2018 Economic Summit On Implementation Of ERGP
States Raise Output In Rice Production As Nigeria Heads To Exit Import In 2020 Shell Plans To Cut Methane Emissions
Dangote Launches ‘Blocmaster’ Cement
Brent Crude Drops To $77.78pb As US-China Trade War Escalates
BudgIT Raises Concerns Over 3 States’ Budget Bills
Sigma Pensions Empowers Beneficiaries Of Dead NPS Staff
Bargain Hunting In Nestle, 26 Others Drive Stocks Market Rebound
Abe To Amaechi: God Will Decide Next Rivers’ Governor, Not You
Lagos PDP Endorses Saraki For Presidential Ticket
2019: Not Too-Young-To-Run As New Political Template
Osun 2018: Who Succeeds Aregbesola?
Sokoto CP Assures Peaceful Election In 2019
Market Leaders, Academia Laud Life Progress Booster
AMVCA 2018: When South Meets West On Africa’s Biggest Stage
Linda Ikeji Shows-off New Born Baby
EDITORIAL: NEMA And The Fury Of Flood
Gov Abubakar And APC Primaries In Bauchi
FCTA, OBG Ink Deal On Abuja Investment Opportunities
FG To Demolish Houses Built On Waterways
Oyo 2019: Dissecting Ajimobi’s Search For Successor
Residents Urge Council Chairman To Fix Bwari Township Roads
2019: PDP Presidential Aspirants And The Rush For Babangida’s Endorsement
It’s Felony To Walk On Rail Tracks, Says NRC
Huge Crowd, Imo APGA Exco Receive Araraume
I’ll Still Meet You On Oct 16, Fayose Replies EFCC

Vanguard

Ugwuanyi On New Court Buildings
Total Reinvention Of Nigeria Fully Indicated
Over 40% Of World’s Poorest Will Live In Nigeria, Congo By 2050 – Report
My Mother’s Prayers Made Me Repent, Says Robbery Suspect
2019: Ensure Political Cases Are Determined On Merit, CJN Warns Judges
We Have Moved 10m Nigerians Out Of Poverty — FG
In These Crazy Times
APC Plotting To Attack NASS Next Week, CUPP Alleges
Sit–At-Home: How IPOB Created Additional Job For Security Operatives
Delta Govt Vows To Deal With Tax Defaulters As DBIR Seals Five Hotels
Worries Over Safety Of Enugu Airport
Nothing’ll Stop Okowa’s Re-Election In 2019, Says Campaign Team
‘How Obasanjo Ran NNPC As One-Man Business For 8 Years’
Cross River: Zoning Crisis Erupts In APC
BPMI Inducts 25 New Members; Holds Maiden Summit 2019
Buhari’s Endorsement By Militants Affirms His Mass Acceptance —BCO
Kogi ADP Achieves Full Automation
Over 40% of world’s poorest will live in Nigeria, Congo by 2050 – Report
PDP presidential ticket: Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, others face party’s test
2019: NASS agrees with Buhari, harmonizes Electoral Amendment Bill
SGF to anti-graft agencies: Deal with fake contractors, others now
Nigeria’s Presidency is not a part- time job, says Saraki
I want to be president of a united and indivisible country called Nigeria – David Mark
APC says National Assembly must reconvene to attend to crucial legislative business
Kalu begs IBB to support Buhari’s re-election bid
9jabet ‘re new SWAN Cup sponsors
CONFED CUP: Rayon can shock Enyimba, says Rayon coach
Enyimba sure of victory over Rayon in Aba
NFF Election: Ekeji advocates free and fair exercise
Liverpool vs PSG : How Firmino handed Liverpool flying Champions League start
K1 De Ultimate throws jabs at Ambode in an Instagram video
My sister had the most pleasant labour – Laura Ikeji
Linda Ikeji paid surrogate mother N1.8m for baby birth – Kemi Olunloyo
Kirk Franklin forgives dying father who had him adopted
Despite insults handicapped woman makes Miss Italy finals
We have moved 10m Nigerians out of poverty — FG
Man, 35, docked for allegedly raping 67-year-old woman
ABUAD best Med doctor, Esther Azom gets N5.7m car

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