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News Headlines Sept 20, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 20, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Exam fraud: Buhari overrules IG, stops Adeleke’s invitation by police
Tinubu, APC mount pressure on Ambode to step down, endorse Sanwo-Olu
Primary: Ambode, Oshiomhole, APC govs in crucial meeting
Osun poll: TMG deploys 300 observers, says politicians sharing money
Cultists kill final- year medical student, four others
Herbalist, two others remove sergeant’s eyes for charm
Gunmen kill Okowa’s SA on investments in Benin
2019: Is the PDP not just joking?
Nigeria, others worry about illicit $100bn flow from Africa
Why I’m studying Ronaldo training regime – Joshua
My enemies want to tarnish my image —Mr Ibu
NYSC should be optional, really
Maigari faces ban as NFF poll holds in Katsina today
FG suspends national carrier project indefinitely
Osun poll: DIG to earn N200,000 allowance in 10 days
Aboderin resigns from Ajimobi cabinet
Primary: Ambode, Oshiomhole, APC govs in crucial meeting
Train kills police inspector, motorcyclist in Lagos
Lagos teacher defiles Down syndrome teenager
Alleged torture: Journalist seeks NUJ’s help to tackle LASPOTECH
Banker denies using son’s account to launder N1.6bn
Flooding: Blind man, three others drown in Delta
Saraki, Atiku urge Osun voters to stop APC rule
Ishaku loyalists give Oshiomhole seven-day ultimatum
Election offence: EU trains INEC legal officers, police on prosecution
Christian body slams youth wing for endorsing Akpabio
Oyetola will deliver on health care – Tinubu
Benue PDP chairman dismisses defection threats
UK, group to monitor $322m Abacha loot spending
We don’t predetermine treasury bills’ interest rates – DMO
1,000 local firms apply for railway contracts
FG targets N6bn from 20 silos’ concession
Stock market drops slightly as 13 firms lose
Wike boosts CJN sports
Champions League: Lobi move to upgrade stadium
Pogba propels Man United to victory against Young Boys
Lyon stun favourites Man City in Champions League opener
Jigawa Govt to recruit 750 new teachers
MUSON unveils programme for 2018 festival
Kosoko, Arinze canvass parental support for kids in Funke
Jimoh Waxiu releases new single, Emotionless
Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Alex Unusual, others celebrate 2Face @43
Best quotes from Emmys night
‘Obese women likely to suffer involuntary urination’
Taking care of oral thrush in infants
WHO calls for urgent action to end Tuberculosis
Birth registration still low in Ogun —NPC
How to achieve more with your Gmail account
Editorial: Capturing the wealthy in tax net
We have a problem with drugs
A disaster long foretold

Emmanuel Explains Delays on Ibom Airport Project
Al-Makura Orders Probe of Ex-governor Adamu
Ekweremadu: INEC’s Ban on Phones in Polling Booths Unconstitutional
Father of Former AGF, Bello Adoke, Dies at 79
Dickson, Lokpobiri Clash over Bayelsa Debt
NIPPS Expresses Concern over Lack of Internal Democracy among Political Parties
Presidential Aide, Leaders of N’Delta Ex-agitators Meet over 2019 Polls
Artisan Drags Midwestern Oil to Court over Land Acquisition
Buhari’s Aide Petitions Police over Breach of Peace in Kano
WAEC Confirms Adeleke Sat for 1981 Examination
Police invite PDP candidate, four others over alleged examination malpractice
Cultists Murder 10 Students, Female Corps Member in Edo
APC Fixes New Dates for Primary Elections
Begins screening of aspirants Thursday Customs Seizes N7m Hard Drugs
Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal Relocates to Abuja
‘Direct Primary Gives the People a Better Deal’
‘There is Nothing Bad in Borrowing’
Oyetola Responds to ‘Burning’ Issues
Osun 2018: Aggrieved SDP Members Back Omisore
FG Suspends Nigeria Air Project
Nigeria’s Politics Driven By Personalities, Money, Says Anglican Church
‘New Transfer Pricing Regulation, Game-changer for Nigeria’
CBN, Banks Harp on Gender Equality
NITDA: FG Saves N13bn through IT Clearance in Two YearS
Heritage Bank to Partner NPA on Ports Infrastructure
Forte Oil Leads 24 Gainers as Stock Market Closes Flat
Day of Long Knives as Maigari Battles Pinnick for the Soul of NFF
Electoral C’ttee Puts Maigari’s Fate in Balance over Forgery Allegation
Ronaldo’s Champions League Debut for Juve Ends in Tears
Ambode Hosts Over 125 Players from 47 Tennis Playing Nations
Liverpool Ready for Any Opposition, Says Klopp
Naomi Osaka Wins First Match after US Open
North & South Korea Agree Joint 2032 Olympic Bid
Kwesé TV Rewards Customers with Anthony Joshua Vs Povetkin on Saturday
Gates: Nigeria Needs Lot of Work to Address Malnutrition in the North
AFRH Set to Strengthen IVF Treatment in Nigeria
Academy of Pharmacy Calls for Safe, Affordable Medicine in Nigeria
Demographic Dividends: Osinbajo Calls for Urgent Measures to Avoid Time Bomb
Patronise Only Registered Drug Outlets to Avoid Quackery, PCN Advises Public
Sanofi, Catholic Partner to Address Diabetes, Hypertension in Nigeria
Engaging More Platforms in the Fight Against Maritime Crimes

The Nation

Osun poll: WAEC tenders Adeleke’s result in court
N5.87b fine: CBN reviews new evidence from banks, MTN
Ekiti tribunal moved to Abuja
Northerners not afraid of restructuring, says Makarfi
Eight in court for allegedly defrauding lawmaker of N38m
Fed Govt pulls brakes on national carrier
Decision expected, says aviation stakeholder
Lagos governorship race gets more exciting
Buhari, 87 other presidents to address UN General Assembly September 25
APC shifts primaries to September 25
Malabu: Court rules today on Shell, Eni case
PDP leaders canvass votes for Adeleke
Oyetola is best candidate, says APC
Police clear air on allowance for election duty
WHO calls for urgent action to end TB
Bafana Bafana drags Eagles to Johannesburg
Pinnick battles others for top job
Kaduna Govt wants Eagles, Libya tie on Oct 12
Electoral committee’s decision unacceptable
GOtv Boxing NextGen 4 has revived our hopes, says best boxer
NOC honours Tinubu, Elegushi, Gbong Gwom Jos, others
Imeh leads Nigerian contingent
Anger as fire guts campus market
Group engages students on tolerance, peace
Government’s irrational ban of codeine syrup
Alumnus organises skills workshop for students
Oyetola: why Osun deserves govt of continuity
Ecological Fund: Obaseki remedies gully sites
APC committed to good governance in Kwara–Chairma
NCC: 9mobile’s $100m debt news false
Access Bank CEO seeks economic empowerment for women
‘Why mining sector must be investor friendly’
Ghana to host 5th AFRIMA in November
CAEAN to groom young actors
Train kills motorcyclist, passengers
Suspect held for sergeant’s death
Gbagada residents sue IGP, others for N250m

Daily Trust

Lyon shock Manchester City in Champions League crackerP
aul Pogba hits brace as Manchester United lash Young Boys
Real Madrid humble Roma in Champions League opener
Procession: Shiite group speaks on violence in Abuja, other cities
Al-Makura sets up panel to probe Sen Adamu
APC reviews timetable as Oshiomhole meets senators
APC has no favoured candidate in Kwara — Lai Muhammed
TMG uncovers inducement
Chase out ‘bandits’ from Kwara -Gov’ship aspirant
I’m with Atiku – APC Chieftain, Kwande
Anglican Church tasks FG on Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls’ release
Stop entrusting your future to wrong people, Bafarawa urges Nigerians
Procession: Shiite group speaks on violence in Abuja, other cities
NSCDC declares ‘war’ on flooding, sets up operational centres
Igweh wants to help build golf in Nigeria..
Bauchi Golf Club hosts Governor Abubakar’s Cup Championships
AfDB announces $1bn synthetic transaction for lending
$100m debt not hindrance to 9mobile takeover, NCC says
GenCos alert FG as hosts disrupt 1,400MW power in Gbarain, others
STDD restates commitment to fixing bad roads
Group urges FCT minister to sack political appointees
MIREMCO sensitises Bwari community on mining and quarrying
Between HSBC and Buhari
2019: Making PDP’s consensus choice easier
Dauda Lawal, the saviour Zamfara needs
Buhari in the media: Hypocrisy of pen pushers
ZAMBIA: Minister sacked amid corruption scandal
UK Brexit: May tells EU ‘don’t demand the unacceptable’
UNITED STATES: Trump on Sessions: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’
Editorial: Caging billionaire tax evaders


JUST IN: FEC suspends Nigeria Air, Aviation Minister says
Osun election: WAEC clears Adeleke, as police find him culpable in alleged exam malpractice
Fayemi names wife, 36 others inauguration committee members
Mandatory use of NIN to commence January 1st, 2019
No favoured candidate among Kwara APC governorship aspirants – Lai Mohammed
Sacked government officials in Benue run away with vehicles
Customs seizes assorted hard drugs worth N7m in Gombe
Many rendered homeless as flood ravages Kogi communities
Police invite PDP guber candidate, Adeleke, for examination malpractice
Man wants 20-year-old marriage dissolved over wife’s alleged tantrum
My husband no longer loves me, wife seeking divorce tells court
Car in reverse mode knocks down neighbour’s 3-year-old boy
Ex-Malaysian PM, Najib, to face further charges in 1MDB case
Celebrations as ousted Pakistan PM Sharif and daughter freed from jail
Italian priest kidnapped near Niger’s southern border
Nigeria, China commence implementation of low-density Geochemical mapping
Foreign loans: Ex-CBN director advises FG to prioritise capital projects
We can defend insurance Tier-Based model anywhere, says Kari
NSE closes on upbeat, market indices up 0.55%
EDITORIAL: Nigeria’s rising debt profile
For Ademola Adeleke, it’s a goal
Politics too expensive for Nigerian youths


Osun Guber: PMB Stops IGP From Inviting PDP Candidate, Adeleke
Air Nigeria: FG Backtracks, Suspends Planned National Carrier
Lagosians Stage Protest In Support Of Ambode’s Re-election Bid
Why FEC Suspended National Carrier Project
PMB Confirms Zainab Ahmed As Minister Of Finance
Osun Guber: WAEC Confirms Adeleke’s Certificate
2019: Dankwambo, Turaki Disagree With Wike’s Claim Over APC Sponsorship
NECO Raises The Alarm Over Fake Online Recruitment
Train Kills 2 In Lagos
Nigeria Receives $22bn Remittances From US, UK
APC Screens Presidential, Governorship Aspirants Today
FG To Earn N6bn From Silos Concession Minimum Wage: NLC Mobilises Members For Strike
Flood Submerges 5 Benue Communities
Leadership US Embassy Partner On Human Capacity Devt
PMB Addresses UNGA On Poverty Eradication, Security, Human Trafficking
Heritage Bank Partners NPA On Infrastructure
Baru Offers Reasons For Contractor-Financing Of Pipeline Projects
If I Become President, I Will Turn Around Nigeria’s Economy – Mark
Osun Poll: Timi Frank Raises Alarm Over Alleged Systematic Rigging Plot
NFF Presidential Aspirant’s Club Thrown Out Of The League
Breaking: NFF Presidential Candidate May Be Disqualified On Election Day
NFF Elections: Electoral Committee Hands Maigari Provisional Clearance
TV Host Denis Norden Dies Aged 96
Obaseki To Inaugurate EDSOGPADEC, SUBEB Board On Friday.

The Guardian
Crisis looms at LASU over alleged plot to sack three lecturers
‘Nigeria is suffering because of poor leadership’
Party primaries and safety of democracy
Robbers break into canteen, cart away pots of soup
Bafarawa, Mark canvass better governance, transparent primaries, others
Nigerian Twitter reacts to Nigeria Air suspension
Ganduje sworn-in Gawuna as deputy governor
Nigeria suspends national carrier Nigeria Air
Lawyer demands N600 million unpaid legal fee from Fayose
Sports can take Nigerian youths away from crime, says Jim Nwobodo
Okowa to host National Youth Games heroes October 1
Pogba propels Man United to victory against Young Boys
Bale on target as holders Real Madrid down Roma
Man City given Champions League wake-up call by Lyon
Eleven and hell: Cristiano Ronaldo’s 11 red cards
Debts: Road to second slavery
Why Buhari does not deserve a second term, by militants
SDP factions unite, mobilise votes for Omisore
Akinbade promises good governance
Uzodimma denies claims of arrest for dud cheque
Why fintech companies should be allowed to lead retail innovation
Experts prescribe ways to boost confidence in capital market
Remittances to drive economic Africa growth, says report

New Telegraph

Buhari orders IG not to invite Adeleke
FG suspends Nigeria Air indefinitely – Minister
WAEC confirms Adeleke sat for its examination in 1981
APC: Dariye can win senatorial poll from prison
N200m dud cheque: Court orders arrest of Imo Senator, Uzodinma
Four men hack into FCMB database, steal N1B from customers’ account
Police file exam malpractice charge against Adeleke
Nigeria’s military struggling to contain IS in W’Africa – Report
Buhari’s re-election bid splits ex-militant leaders
Osun guber: Leave Adeleke alone, Buhari tells IGP
FG suspends planned national carrier, Nigeria Air
Flood alert: NEMA serves evacuation notice on Imo communities
Universal Studios of Art: Raising an army of professional artists
Aspirants to Obiano: We won’t step down for Bianca
All medicine is modern
U.S. Stocks mixed as banking stocks rally
NFF Election: Pinnick battles 38-year jinx
Buhari’s re-election bid splits ex-militant leaders
FG suspends planned national carrier, Nigeria Air
Aspirants to Obiano: We won’t step down for Bianca
Lawmaker’s naked video: Thugs beat accused in court
Train crushes police inspector, motorcyclist in Lagos
Delta: Flood kills blind man, 11-year-old boy, others
213 days: Leah Sharibu mustn’t die –Nigerians
Gunmen kill Okowa’s aide
Sergeant’s killer arrested seven months after
All medicine is modern
I’ll pursue my presidential ambition to an end – Jang
Oni should face disciplinary action if…. – Oshinkolu
Secondus, Saraki, Atiku task electorate on votes protection
Oyetola’ll deliver on healthcare – Tinubu
Jang: Nothing’ll stop my presidential ambition
U.S. Stocks mixed as banking stocks rally
Stock market records mid-week loss
Coca-Cola plans infusing marijuana into beverages
Embracing local raw materials for economic stability
NFF Election: Pinnick battles 38-year jinx
NFF election… Onigbinde calls for good leadership
‘GOtv Boxing NextGen 4 revives our hopes’
Lobi Stars upgrade stadium to earn CAF’s approval
NFF Elections: Maigari’s fate hangs on D-Day
Idowu rues nervous start for Galatasaray defeat
EDITORIAL: Weapons’ proliferation and 2019 elections
Universal Studios of Art: Raising an army of professional artists
Exorbitant party nomination fees
APC bribing police with N50, 000 – PDP
PDP, only option to APC change mantra, says Mark
Minimum Wage: NLC to commence nationwide strike Wednesday
Gboyega Oyetola for Osun Governor
The trial of Gen Ibrahim Babangida (3)
Report: Nigerian Soldiers running out of weapons, exhausted
Lagos leads in data, voice subscriptions


Floods Ravage Delta, Anambra, Benue
Stakeholders Condemn Delta PDP N1m Levy On Aspirants
Bianca’s Senatorial Ambition: Uwazuruike’s Loyalists Planning To Assassinate Our Leader, MASSOB Alleges
Dangote Refinery Likely To Be Seen As Threat To Some European Refineries — Prof Iweriebor
INEC Ban On Smartphones Unconstitutional, Unacceptable —Ekweremadu
11 Years After, Gov Al-Makura Probes Adamu’s Administration
AFCON 2019: S/Africa Cut Ticket Fees To Beat Eagles
Ndigbo Can’t Be Deceived On Restructuring, Ohanaeze Replies Yakassai
NBA Should Fix Minimum Wage For Lawyers – Pedro, SAN
Foundation Empowers Schools With Learning Materials
Women In Cooperatives: Builders Of Family And The Economy
2019 AFCON U17: Ugbade Promises Improved Eaglets
Kaduna Govt Wants Eagles, Libya Match On Oct 12th
Agu: We Must Beat Libya Home And Away
Count Us Out Of $1.3bn Malabu Oil Deal —Shell
We’re Not Following Akpabio To APC — Sen Bob, Akpan House Leader
Leaked Video: Timothy Owoeye’s Supporters Beat Man In Court
Bianca’s senatorial ambition: Uwazuruike’s loyalists planning to assassinate our leader, MASSOB alleges
10 feared dead as hoodlums disrupt APC meeting in Abia
2019 Presidential Election: I’m representing youth — Jerry Gana
Osun : PDP warns Police against harassing Adeleke
Read Police statement declaring Adeleke, PDP candidate wanted for Exam malpractice
Breaking: WAEC confirms Adeleke wrote his exams in 1981
Over 40% of world’s poorest will live in Nigeria, Congo by 2050 – Repor
Giants battle for Ondo North Senatorial slot
Abia: New governorship permutation
AFCON 2019: S/Africa Cut Ticket Fees To Beat Eagles
2019 AFCON U17: Ugbade promises improved Eaglets
Kwese TV promises Nigerians Joshua’s title defense fight against Povetkin
Pogba outstanding in Young Boys vs Man United game
I was surprised when Ciara released Freak Me —Tiwa Savage
How RMD, Don Jazzy explored Scotland for the perfect blend
K1, Obesere at war over Ambode
Magazine loses appeal over topless pictures of Princess Kate
Nigeria’s Davido gets on the political campaign trail

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