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News Headlines Oct 1, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 1, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

2019: Sanwo-Olu not fit to govern Lagos, says Ambode
Rivers: Cole, Abe emerge winners as explosions rock APC parallel primaries
Labour suspends strike, wants negotiations concluded
Lagos APC primary: Why I endorsed Sanwo-Olu – Tinubu
MASSOB opposes Bianca Ojukwu’s senatorial bid
APC mocks PDP, says Wike has become sole administrator
Ronaldo allegedly apologised to model after raping her
Africa backs Infantino re-election bid
Plateau: Five feared dead as violence mars PDP, APC primaries
PDP accuses Buhari, APC of posting fake presidential primary results
Noah’s Ark and Osun governorship rerun
Labour suspends strike, wants negotiations concluded
Collegiate presidency and national harmony
Things you didn’t know about financial inclusion
Baby factory: Cleric, 16 pregnant women arrested in Rivers
Two clerics, six others die in Anambra multiple auto crashes
Gunmen sack Delta police station, kill two
Kwara PDP gov primary disrupted
Adelabu wins Oyo APC governorship primary
Policemen arrested for brutalising businessman on bank premises
We’re not committed to first class graduate trainees, others – Chevron
Lagos residents seek road expansion
‘IDPs ready to return to their communities’
Floods: 22 IDPs camps spring up in Delta
Katsina hospitals hit goldmine from labour strike
Aspirant backs Lagos APC direct primaries
Tambuwal in Benue, vows to address poor power supply, others
Buhari accepts Alhassan’s resignation
Ranches: FG to use own land as states resist
Ghana’ll soon reopen 400 Nigerian-owned shops – Ekweremadu
Wema Bank confirms Adebise as MD/CEO
PENGASSAN calls for oil industry reform
‘Heritage Bank supports Next Titan to encourage young entrepreneurs’
Nigerian sports have not grown since Independence – Onigbinde
Gerrard warns Rangers
Adedolapo, Nwachukwu rule police darts
Chelsea’s Luiz loving life under Sarri
Health, education still in dire need of funding
Nigeria @ 58: Poor management puts economy at risk
We’ll use IoT to improve Nigerian businesses – 9mobile
NCC clamps down on pre-registered SIM card sellers
Best ways to protect your gadgets from cyberthreats
Editorial: Without strong institutions, democracy won’t fly
Nigeria at 58

Ambode: Sanwo-Olu’s Aspiration will Jeopardise Buhari-Osinbajo’s Re-election
Ambode: Sanwo-Olu Unfit to be Governor
Buhari Accepts Alhassan’s Resignation, Directs Aisha Abubakar to Oversee Women Affairs Ministry
Labour Suspends Strike
Saraki, Ekweremadu Congratulate Nigerians on 58th Independence

Saraki, Ekweremadu Congratulate Nigerians on 58th Independence
Stand Down or Face Impeachment, Tinubu’s Camp Threatens Ambode
Kwara Assembly Speaker Steps down in Guber Primary
Buhari Visits Plane Crash Survivors
Daniya Emerges PDP Guber Candidate in Sokoto
Late Arrival of Materials Mar APC Primary in A’Ibom
Buhari Returns from US, Accepts Alhassan’s Resignation
2019: Umahi Emerges PDP Guber Candidate
Flood: Bayelsa Gov Orders Closure of All Schools
Obaseki salutes Nigerians, as country marks 58th anniversary
JTB Applauds NGF’s IGR Drive for States
RMB Seeks Improved Awareness on Financial Inclusion
NSE Harps on Protecting Stakeholders’ Information Assets
NCC: Unbundling Financial Services Key to Digital Transformation
Revocation of Skye Bank’s Licence, Inevitable, Analysts Say
Hamzat, Lagos APC Guber Aspirant Bows Out of Race
What a Close Shave
Nigeria @ 58: History, Challenges, Aspirations
FIBA President, Muratore, Thumbs up D’Tigress at the W’Cup
Arsenal Boss, Emery Lauds Iwobi
Danny Jordaan Fails in FIFA Seat Attempt
Ronaldo Denies Rape Claim as ‘Fake News’
Nigeria Can Host NBA Matches, Says Williams
Politicians on Cheap Drugs

The Nation

Bayelsa gets head of Service as three perm secs retire
New twists in battle for National Assembly tickets in Ondo
Independence: Nigeria ‘ll be great again, says Osinbajo
Naira gains as politicians pump ‘election dollars’ into economy
Dafinone dies at 91
Tinubu backs Sanwo-Olu for Lagos State APC ticket
Ambode peddling lies against me, says Sanwo-Olu
Reps endorse Sanwo-Olu for Lagos governor
Lagos Speaker urges prayer for peaceful 2019 elections
Strike: Residents empty ATMs in Ekiti
`Let’s come together,’ May makes Brexit appeal to party
We’ve a lot to celebrate, says Conoil
Oluwo, group congratulate Oyetola, Osun residents
UN report urges action on root causes Lake Chad crisis
Saraki, Ekweremadu seek more vibrant citizens’ input in governance
EDEN HAZARD: I don’t care about goals
VICTOR OSIMHEN: Struggle has been my life.
Okunnu: ‘Nigeria has not acquitted itself well’
Kano Senatorial Contest: Buhari’s aide alleges threat to his fife
Kaduna: El-Rufai polls 2,427 votes to emerge APC’s candidate
Investors lose N1.9tr in third quarter
‘We‘ve reduced transactions cost to attract investors’
Access Bank CEO lists gains of technology in banking
October 1: BA celebrates Nigeria with passenger upgrade
Breaking: NLC suspends strike over minimum wage
Politics of peace

The Sun

APC holds parallel guber primaries in Rivers
APC presidential primary: Kalu’s LG gives Buhari highest votes
Ugwuanyi, Okowa, Umahi win tickets
Minimum wage: Labour suspends warning strike
Lagos gov derailed –Tinubu
Rivers guber: I’m ready for 2019 election, Wike declares
Imo guber: Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uzodinma, others fight for APC ticket today
Osinbajo leads prayer for Nigeria at 58
Buhari accepts Aisha Alhassan’s resignation as minister
BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu unfit to rule Lagos – Ambode
Doc, is vaccination only for measles and polio?
Because we are all involved
Of ISGPP, book readers and leaders
Editors as bush meat gourmets
Extra time and the Osun rerun poll
Buhari appoints Hajiya Aisha Abubakar as Minister Women Affairs and Social Development
My odyssey as desert warrior – Newton Jibunoh

Daily Trust
Ambode vows to fight for APC ticket, hits Sanwo-Olu
We had hopes in 1960, but… – Patrick Adaba
We were excited about the Queen’s visit – Anthony Sani
Many feared dead as crisis rocks Jos over motorcyclist’s killing
Schools shut as flood displaces 150,000 in Bayelsa
Convention threat: Wike now PDP sole administrator – APC
Ripples over suspended Nigeria Air project
Why I am not supporting Ambode for second term —Tinubu
Nigeria yet to realize potential at 58 – ACF
PDP won’t implode after P/Harcourt convention – BoT member
Kogi West: Group endorses Akanle for Senate
CSOs endorse Aishatu Ahmed for senate
D’Tigress lose to Canada in Women’s Basketball W/Cup classification playoffs
..FIBA President lauds D’Tigress’ World Cup performance
..Babalola crashes out in qualifiers of Lagos Open Tennis
FBNquest highlights role of audit executives in cyber security
FCT senate: I have no preferred candidate – Minister
APC by day, PDP by night
The Osun barometer
Social classes that fought for Nigeria’s independence
Why I endorsed Prof. Zulum to succeed me as Borno’s governor
Macedonians vote on whether to change country’s name
.CONGO: Opposition leaders warn of vote-rigging risk in presidential poll.
INDONESIA: Tsunami death toll tops 800 amid search for survivors
Editorial: Happy Independence Day


Buhari warns killers protecting herdsmen, abuse of social media
BREAKING: APC postpones Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa governorship primaries
Adelabu, Akintola set to vie for Oyo APC gov ticket
Sanwo-Olu not fit to govern APC ― Ambode
Buhari accepts Alhassan’s resignation
Buhari wins presidential primaries in Kaduna with 1.9 million votes
Two PDP aspirants step down at primary
PDP gubernatorial primaries: Umahi declared winner
IN PICTURES: Oyo APC gubernatorial primaries
58th Independence: Ekweremadu insists on free and fair polls to grow democracy
Security operatives take over APC primary venue in Nasarawa
China to lift restrictions where second African swine fever outbreak found
BREAKING: Minimum Wage: Labour calls off strike
IBB’s In-law, Sunny Okogwu, is dead30 injured as thugs attack Senator Ajayi Boroffice
Ajimobi’s imposition of Tegbe, beginning of end of Oyo APC ― Akala
EDITORIAL: Nigeria at 58: Celebrating poverty
Addressing the plight of Niger Delta
Nigeria @ 58: Reflections on shortcomings and pitfalls
Nigeria at 58: Still in search of development agenda


independence day broadcast: PMB Reaffirms Commitment To Free, Fair Elections In 2019
We Have Liquidated 281 Financial Institutions – NDIC
2019: Niger, Rivers, Taraba Govs, Others Get Return Tickets
Ajimobi Wants To Be Senator Without NYSC Cert – Shittu
Text Of The National Broadcast By President Muhammadu Buhari On The 58th Independence Anniversary, 1st October, 2018
Breaking News: Labour Suspends Strike
Lagos Guber: End Of The Road For Ambode?
PDP Knocks APC Over Ambode
Gov. Ganduje Clinches APC Kano Governorship Ticket With 2.7m Votes
Oil Races Toward $85 As Iran Sanctions Loom
Former Aide Exonerates Dankwambo Over Goje’s Ordeal
Call for Smart Adeyemi’s Disqualification Self-serving, Undemocratic – Fanwo
APC Postpones Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa Governorship Primaries
First Bank MD Gets US Congressional Commendation
UBA Foundation, Gavi Launch New Partnership For Africa
EFInA Injects $17m To Advance Financial Inclusion – Akerele
Ben Nnabue Emerges NUATE President
Makinde Emerges Oyo PDP Guber Candidate
Irregularities Mar SDP Primaries In Benue
oAmbode Will Regret Descent To Low Conduct – Sanwo-Olu
Team Delta Again Emerges Champion Of 4th National Youth Games 2018
Rohr Recalls Success For Libya’s Double-head Clash
Barca’s Struggles Continue With Home Draw
EDITORIAL: Oct 1: Nigeria’s Future Foretold
Election Violence: The Warning Nigeria Must Heed, Now!
NEMA And PMB’s Midas Touch On Disaster Management
Re: The Boko Haram “Technical Defeat” Ruse Is Unravelling
Why I Anointed Zulum As My Successor – Shettima
Nigeria @ 58: Ndoma-Egba salutes Nigerians, Says Sacrifice Of Founding Fathers Not In Vain
PMB Visits Injured Nigerian Air Force Pilots In Hospital
I’ll Facilitate Robust Debate On Restructuring – Tambuwal
Only Free, Fair Polls Will Grow Our Democracy – Ekweremadu
Public Service Training Brochure Updated For Improved Capacity Building’

The Guardian

Labour suspends strike, wage panel meets Thursday
Ambode fights dirty as Tinubu backs Sanwo-Olu
D’Tigress emerges as eighth best team at FIBA Women World Cup
Quake-hit Indonesia starts burying dead in mass grave
Lagos residents want LAWMA’s dumpsite relocated
Police deny pulling down Sanwo-Olu’s posters
Okogwu, IBB’s brother-in-law dies
Police arrest 15 suspected child traffickers in Rivers
Community dread military backlash after missing general’s car is found in Jos pond
CAF endorses Infantino for second term
‘Arsenal’s Ramsey holds power in contract talks’
Hamilton wins Russia Grand Prix after Mercedes told Bottas to move
Ancelotti unhappy with Napoli for loss against Juventus
Luiz enjoys life under Sarri at Stamford Bridge
Pulisic in hot demand by big clubs in Europe
‘Why Heritage Bank supports youth initiatives
Investors lose N756 billion in one month
At 58, Nigeria mires self in economic uncertainties
United Capital’s InvestNow targets 20,000 investors
Listen: Wizkid Wants To Give You “Fever”
Wizkid Wants You To Rock Your Body With “Master Groove”
Nigeria At 58: Reliving Nigeria’s Independence Celebration In 1960
Editorial; What is Nigeria celebrating at 58?
The inconclusive concluded election
China-Nigeria relations enjoy bright future
A time to reflect
Obligations of a godson
Flood threatens property markets in eight states
NITP tasked on town planning regulations
NIESV’s summit to focus on new building techniques
UNICEF canvasses FG’s action on open defecation
New Telegraph

Nigeria: Still quest for nationhood at 58
BREAKING: Bola Tinubu endorses Babajide Sanwo-Olu
BREAKING: Explosions at factional Rivers APC secretariat
Sanwo-Olu not fit to govern Lagos – Ambode
BREAKING: NLC suspends warning strike
Lagos Guber: We’re ready for primaries- Sanwo-Olu
: Gunmen kill policeman, five others in fresh Benue attack
Ambode: Tinubu’s candidate arrested in U.S. for spending fake dollars
Sanwo-Olu to gov: You’ll regret your descent into low conduct
Labour bows to pressure, suspends nationwide strike
APC primaries: Kalu’s LG delivers 41,477 votes to Buhari
Nigerian Stock Exchange sheds N1.9trn in Q3
2019: Explosions rock Rivers APC secretariat
New drug could suppress HIV for months
Judiciary: So far, so good
Fight Boko Haram with vigour, GOC tells soldiers
Flood: 70% of Bayelsa under water –Dickson
Again, bandits kidnap travellers in Kaduna
How I escaped assassination, by Buhari’s aide
Shittu faults Oyo APC primaries, says it’s illegal
Ugwuanyi hosts Osinbajo on entrepreneurship programme
PDP, Atiku passes no confidence vote on APC govt
Saraki calls for more citizens’ participation in governance
Crime against citizens weighing Nigeria down – Kumuyi
Fidelity Bank sustains improved performance in Q2’18
Gas-for-Power: Investors flay FG’s N701bn disbursement
Union Bank’s ED, Oyinkan Adewale, retires
African maritime administrations re-elects NIMASA DG
Nigeria@ 58: Little to cheer, hope for sports SPORTS
Lagos Open Tennis: Babalola crashes out in qualifiers
Kwese Premier League: Final Eight starts in Kano
F1: Hamilton wins in Russia
Emery salutes Iwobi after Watford win
FIBA Women’s World Cup: D’Tigress loses to Canada, finish 8th
EDITORIAL: Nigeria at 58


Clinical Nishikori Off To Flier At Japan Open
Ejiz Signs To Daffangy Entertainment, Drops New Single “4U”
Nigeria@58 : David Mark Urges Nigerians To Remain Faithful
Akinfeev Calls Time On His International Career
David Luiz ‘Confused’ Under Conte, Says New Chelsea Boss Sarri
NNPC Announces N18.12bn Trade Surplus
Aguero Can Beat Premier League Goals Record, Says Bernardo Silva
PDP Primaries: Sorting Of Ballots Ongoing As Ortom Takes Unassailable Lead
Australia Captain Jedinak Retires From International Football
Breaking: Ogboru Leads In Delta APC Governorship Primary
Timi Frank Decries Buhari’s Independent Day Broadcast
Outcasts In Imo Now Free
Improved Activities In The North East An Indication Of Peace – Senate Leader
Misfiring Bayern With Point To Prove At Home To Ajax
NANS Lauds FG Over Plans To Pay All Pensions, Gratuities
CAF Champions League Semi-Finals Fixtures
Ahly Seek Goals In Africa And Esperance A Clean Sheet
We wont allow Boko Haram to destroy democracy, capture territories – Buhari
Lagos governorship war : Ambode attacks as Tinubu backs Sanwo-Olu
Minimum wage: Labour suspends strike
Gunmen kill 14, injure scores in Benue
Nigeria @58: Nigeria ‘ll be great again – Osinbajo
…are they saying as a Governor I can’t vote ? – Ambode
Breaking: Labour suspends strike
Breaking: APC postpones guber primary for Lagos, Imo
My opponent arrested for spending fake dollars in a nightclub in America – Ambode
Ganduje leads APC guber candidates in Nigeria with 2.7m votes
Breaking: Again APC postpones Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa gov primaries
We are behind Ambode’s second term bid – Councilors
APC primary: Tension, anxiety of the moment got the better of Ambode – Sanwo-Olu
Akinfeev calls time on his international career
Ejiz Signs to Daffangy Entertainment, Drops New Single “4U”
Creative Content Industry: Piracy’s Clear and Present Danger


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