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News Headlines Oct 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 6, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Alleged polls rigging: Police summon Saraki, others over protest
Something serious will happen in Nigeria between now and 2019 –Okotie
No world leader as irresponsible as a Nigerian president –Kukah
Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal, others jostle for 4,000 delegates’ votes today
Mechanic leads gang to church premises, steals bus
Drunken soldier assaults Abuja trader, says it’s a mistake
Suspected ritual killers nabbed with 11 human skulls
Offa robberies: Police fail to arraign suspects six months after
Something serious will happen in Command arrests shopkeeper for missing N8m goods
20-year-old model stabbed to death in Ondo
Anambra South Senatorial race: Why I’m contesting against my brother – Uba
Police detain lawyer for alleged fraud, shun demand for evidence
Probe Skye Bank directors, minister orders CBN, NDIC
Transport fares rise by 200% in flood-prone states
FG to upgrade facilities at airports
Traders commend FG’s collateral-free loan scheme
Things to know about premature ejaculation (II)
Missing General: Army recovers car buried with occupants
Godfathers have hijacked democracy, says Bode George
Police detain lawyer for alleged fraud, shun demand for evidence
Robbers steal Edo cop’s service pistol, land in police net
Court sentences police corporal to death for killing teenager
Ex-NDDC MD, Alaibe, dumps APC for PDP
Agbaje wins Lagos PDP governorship primary, vows to defeat Sanwo-Olu
Abe rejects Cole’s adoption as Rivers APC gov candidate
Zamfara APC excos sacked
2019: We’re not working for APC or PDP, says APGA
Automatic ticket has no place in APC constitution, says El-Rufai
10 injured, 20 vehicles damaged as Benue PDP primary turns bloody
Probe Skye Bank directors, minister orders CBN, NDIC
FG to prosecute those responsible for Skye Bank’s failure
I started telling my son about condoms at age seven –Ireti Bakare
Fela once banned me from his stage for six months for imitating the way he danced – Yemisi Ransome-Kuti
Even as a boy, I was determined to succeed –Ogan, the crippled lawyer
Giving positions to Buhari’s brothers creates imbalance –Ogbonnaya
FIBA ranks D’Tigress 19th after fine World Cup outing
Ronaldo set for Juve return
Manchester United form not good enough – Mourinho
GOtv Boxing: Joseph vows to beat Ghanaian opponent
Ronaldo is more than a footballer, he’s a multi-national business
Amid sack report, Mourinho pledges to turn Man United around
Some of my fans ask me to marry them –Oyemykke
Education: I worked as sales girl to support myself in school –Ogunbiyi, KWASU best graduate
13.2 million Nigerian children now out-of-school –UBEC
Edo NUT decries non-allocation of subventions to public schools
NUT wants teachers’ retirement age at 65
Yejide girls win Ibadan inter-schools’ quiz
Old girls donate classrooms, staff room to Queens’ School
If the price is right, I can act nude –Teddy A
Money is gospel artiste’s major problem in Nigeria –Biyi Samuel
My career, female fans cost me last relationship –Ayoh
I would not slim down for any man –Halima Abubakar
One year after, Davido remembers late friend, Tagbo
Role of IVF in infertility treatment
One in three Nigerian adult population hypertensive –Nigerian Cardiac Society
Children have 90% chances of surviving cancer – Oncologist
Peculiar health challenges of adolescence
UK signs MoU with Nigeria to strengthen health security
Double trouble for visually impaired pupils in Nigerian schools
Harsh life of Makoko children torn between schooling and fishing
Girls, just one ‘little sin’ could turn your life upside down!
Prayer is to be ‘lived’!
Osinbajo and angry Christians in Northern Nigeria
Define your marriage – are you happy or miserable?

Police Invite Saraki, Melaye, Ben Bruce over Protest
NJC Recommends Appointment of One Supreme Court Justice, Eight Other Judges
Agbaje Wins Lagos PDP Guber Ticket
Charles Inojie: Comedy Roles Come Very Natural, It is My Strongest Forte
Mercy Aigbe: I Strive for Success in Whatever I Do
Delivery Boy shows at the 2018 Lights, Camera, Africa film festival
Victoria Lazare: Modeling Came Naturally
Elections and Party Agent Education
Go-slow Endangers the Economy
Power Oil Unveils ‘Pay with Calories 5.0’ Campaign
Brands Rally to Support Lagos Festival
Frooty Happy Hour by Chivita Launched in Affordable 100ml Pouches
Cowbell Maths Competition Turns 20
Computer Village to Launch Online Store
Kalu Ikeagwu: My Relocation to Nigeria at Age 9 was Harrowing
Adewale Aladejana: I’m a Big Dreamer, I Made it Thinking Big
The Facts and The Fictions About Buhari’s Electoral Invincibility
Power Oil Unveils ‘Pay with Calories 5.0’ Campaign

The Nation

Sen. Yarima, Anyim keep mum after meeting with Buhari
APC NWC sacks Zamfara party exco…party risks not fielding governorship candidate, Marafa warns
Belgore withdraws from Kwara governorship race
Missing General: Army clarifies rumour on military operations
Dapchi girls: Leah’s father confirms Buhari’s call to Mrs Sharibu
Customs 2018 revenue generation hit N792.1 billion in August
APC clears Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Ogboru, Adelabu, 20 others as governorship candidates
Agbaje clinches Lagos PDP governorship ticket
More NASS candidates emerge
Presidential race: 7,000 delegates to affirm Buhari’s candidacy at today’s APC’s convention
As Shittu, Mama Taraba get the axe
Mark: those who absconded should not return to inherit our party
Tight security as PDP holds national convention
Empowerment: Traders urged to use money wisely
Going, going …
Nigerian varsities and global ranking
Don laments death of ceramics firms
‘Foreign languages useful to promoting local cultures’
Eight battle for soccer trophy
Hurdles against Not-Too-Young-To-Run law
Playing on the world stage
Ajasin varsity starts compulsory environmental sanitation
Protesters against Osun governorship result mentally unstable – Aregbesola
Edo APC holds reschedule primaries Saturday
Alex Otti, Udensi emerge as guber candidates of APGA
As a people, we need to deal with our values to get results — UPS Nigeria ex Country Manager
Dangote Champions, others showcase sustainability strategies across Africa
ATM trains students, youths on entrepreneurship
December date for BON Awards
Mistura Asunramu sets for Faliolomi sequel
Kwara police arrest couple, others with 11 human skulls
Awosika challenges youths on self-reliance
Osinbajo to speak Pidgin English as `HIYA Nigeria’ goes live
Fed Govt starts N1.07b erosion control project in Akwa Ibom
Bayelsa aspirants dump PDP, lament imposition, impunity
APC and Oshiomhole’s many headaches

The Sun

Jimi Agbaje wins Lagos PDP guber ticket, vows to defeat Sanwo-Olu
Lagos 2019: Inside details of Ambode’s surrender
Life as Lagos, Ogun, Ondo first lady – Senator Fatimat Raji-Rasaki
Bizzare! Mortuary attendants remove eyes of dead child
PDP in make or break presidential primary
Osun poll protest: Police tear gas Saraki, Fayose, Tambuwal, others
7,000 delegates to ratify Buhari’s nomination at APC convention
Cloudy, rainy, thundery weather to prevail on Saturday – NiMet
World Teachers’ Day: Abuja-based principals, teachers want investment in education
FG committed to promoting Social Security — Ngige
Buhari to teachers: Be change agents for nation development
APC Primaries: Party supporters clash in Ikorodu, Badagry
JUST IN: Secondus, Saraki, Dogara, Melaye, others lead protest against Osun election
Uboh, Onowakpo, Niboro win Delta APC legislative tickets

PET eradication: Lagos to partner FBRA
ESVARBON introduces key regulatory initiatives
Limitations of real estate as asset class
Kaduna traders commend FG’s collateral-free loan
Plateau LG Polls: Police pledges peaceful exercise
Old Mourinho of Old Trafford
Insecure men have no business dating smart women
With its handling of recent elections, will INEC be able to conduct free and fair polls in 2019?
The dangers of third parties in marriage
Germany call up Uth for first time, Sane keeps place
Martinez looks to freshen up Belgian squad
Ex-dep. gov. wins Benue APC South Senatorial primary
FIBA Ranking: D’Tigress emerge highest climbers, now placed 19th
How Customs achieved increase in revenue, seizures – Spokesman
Bizzare! Mortuary attendants remove eyes of dead child
I’ll step into Ras Kimono’s shoes – daughter, Oge

Daily Trust

Our plans for Nigeria’s future, by young Nigerians
LAGOS 2019: Agbaje emerges PDP guber candidate
SOKOTO: 9% enroll for national ID
FCT: FCTA promises Gwagwalada-Kuje road completion
EDO: Engineers decry dearth of acceptable standards
FCT: Kebbi gov wife elected into cancer unionDaily Trust
Our plans for Nigeria’s future, by young Nigerians
Spraying naira at parties now attracts 6 months jail – CBN
7,000 delegates to attend today’s APC convention
Osun guber protest: Police teargas Saraki, Secondus, Tambuwa
9 states with most dramatic governorship primaries
Politicians forget people after clinching power, says man who trekked for Buhari
‘Day Datti Baba-Ahmed won Senate seat was my proudest’
How Arochukwu celebrated Ikeji festival
Stalemate in Bauchi as committee fails to announce APC senate, reps primaries results
Late arrival of materials delays voting
Mark meets Obasanjo, says 2019 crucial to Nigeria’s survival
Team Nigeria eye medals at Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires
Iwobi: There’s no Arsenal pressure on me.
6 Nigerian golfers head to Mauritius after winning Coca-Cola tourney
Nigerians’ shops in Kumasi under lock despite govt order
Traders demand reopening of shops
Nigeria gets first modular refinery April 2020
Kwara Governor, Ahmed gets PDP senatorial ticket
Bala Muhammad
PDP presidential primary: Understanding Lamido’s struggles, criminal prosecution
Nigeria: The Tambuwal template
9-yr-old boy placed on home detention for pointing loaded gun at classmates
.2019: Leader, APC UK chapter drums international support for Buhari
7 Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish militant attack: Sources

New Telegraph

NJC recommends 8 new judges for appointment
7,000 delegates affirm Buhari’s candidature today
NWC dissolves Zamfara APC exco
Agbaje wins Lagos PDP primary, dares APC
… we won’t be intimidated –PDP
I’m back in PDP to seek true democracy –Imansuangbon
Nigerian musicians that sing to support politicians
I don’t enjoy the nonsense music they dance to now –Alariwo
Nigeria Sports Award: Nomination closes on Sunday
Shina Peters, Daddy Showkey thrill as Adebayo celebrates wife @50
Davido pays tribute to late Tagbo Umeike one year after
DJ Cuppy faces backlash over Independence Day tweet
AMAA to train filmmakers in partnership with the International Film School of Cuba
Presidential candidate PDP should vote, by Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo, others 3,619 delegates to elect PDP presidential candidate
PDP must get it right now –Bode George
INEC, Returning Officer, Elumelu shun PDP rerun primary
Floods: WHO steps up disease prevention efforts
FRSC: Court sentences reckless driver to death
How oba’s curse has reduced sex trafficking
Baby Kehinde needs N560,000 urgently to stay alive
UNICEF, Bauchi govt partner to check newborn mortality rate
Security challenges: A mixed bag of fortunes
I’m back in PDP to seek true democracy –Imansuangbon
10 participants emerge for Quramo Writers’ Prize 2018
Organisers call for entry as 9mobile Photography Competition returns
Libyan players that can hurt Eagles
D’Tigress rise in FIBA rankings
Siasia: Eagles should study Libya well Joshua will hold titles for long time –Klitschko
ohr banks on youthfulness, talents to beat Libya


Police Teargas Saraki, Fayose, Secondus, Others
2019: Which Of These Men Will Face PMB?
llegality Of Planned Police Demotions Without Offence
PDP Convention: Tambuwal Alleges Gang-up By Other Aspirants
FIBA Ranking: D’Tigress Emerge Highest Climbers, Now Ranks 19th
Shoe Essentials For The Season
Preventing Breast Cancer
Religious Issues Are Killing Nigeria – Alikali
Electoral Offences As Major Challenge To Credible Polls
Adamawa APC Primaries: Late Arrival Of Materials Stalls Early Commencement
Mudslide: Church Worships In Fear
Gov. Ugwuanyi Didn’t Manipulate Results Of Enugu Pdp Primaries, Says Chieftain
2019 Polls Crucial To Nigeria’s Survival, Progress – Mark
Reminiscing Another Memorable Independence Celebration
Nigeria’s Search For The Philosopher King 2
At Nigerian Borders, Creeks, Smuggling Is Business As Usual
2019 Presidential Race: Mark Would Be The Best PDP Candidate—Ejembi Akinloye, Tinubu re-elected into National Assembly
Jimi Agbaje Wins Lagos PDP Governorship Ticket
Nigeria Influences Most Of Africa In Its Fashion Trend – Keshi
MTF Unveils Academy Students
Command Secondary School Kaduna’s Class Of 84 Reunite
Meet Morphy Dread: Brain Behind Abuja Reggae Festival
EDITORIAL: Rabies, A Silent Killer
Aisha Alhassan’s Disqualification, Shittu And Other Matters
Snapshots In A Week Of Turmoil
Reminiscing Another Memorable Independence Celebration
Jos Mystery Pond: Fears Of A Community
I Have Always Loved To Write, Draw, Paint – Halima
Exploring Tourist Attractions In Northern Nigeria
Our Business Forecast In Nigeria Is Promising – Saad


Buhari in closed-door meeting with Anyim in Aso Rock
APC releases list of 24 governorship candidates
APC recognises Abiodun as Ogun gov candidate
FG to prosecute directors of defunct Skye Bank
I won’t step down from Presidential race ― David Mark
Kawonise rejects SDP gov primary result in Ogun
4 killed in fresh Plateau attack
We’re winning war against illicit financial outflow, says AGF
Ojerinde clinches APC Rep ticket, as LG chair commends party loyalists
Court sentences driver to death for killing frsc personnel
Two die in Ogun auto crashes
He married a new wife who is much older than me —Woman
He accused me of infidelity, denied me sex —Wife
I prostrate, beg, before she allows me have sex with her —Husband
‘My husband beats me and my mother mercilessly after smoking Indian hemp’
C.Woermann Nigeria at 50: Supply of genuine, reliable equipment remains our commitment
Death toll in Indonesia’s twin quake-tsunami disaster rises to 1,407
S/Africa’s Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal ―Nene
French police recapture ‘jailbreak king’ after months on the run
Hike in VAT, excise rates a matter of time ― Ahmed
Have you tasted Alapa before?
Between Lekan Osifeso and Jide Sanwo-Olu
Entertainment industry shouldn’t be silent about HIV/AIDS, teenage pregnancy —Model Sandra Omo
Google @20: 5 Nigerian entertainers on Google’s most searched list
ELFIKE announces release of The Wedding Party 2 on digital platforms
I didn’t regret any minute of my career, because it was rewarding —Mary Onya
Neckline Fashion

The Guardian
Folashade Medebem: Gender equality is a journey and Nigeria is moving in the right direction
Osun election: Police throw tear gas at Secondus, Saraki, others during Abuja protest
EMAs 2018… Davido, Tiwa Savage, Fally Ipupa, others battle for Best African Act Award
Nadia Murad, Denis Mukwege win 2018 Nobel Prize for peace
Bayelsa communities threaten showdown with SPDC over GMoU
NJC promotes Uwani Musa Abba Aji as Supreme Court Justices
EFCC re-arraigns Nwaoboshi, over alleged money laundering
World Teachers Day: Nigeria needs additional 250,000 teachers, says Buhari
Isiguzo beats Odusile to emerge NUJ president
Anthony Joshua may face Miller after talks with wilder break down
D’Tigress emerge highest climbers in latest FIBA ranking
‘Joe Boy’ vows to mess up Ghanaian opponent at GOtv Boxing night 16
Fijabi may take Amala, Ewedu to Senegal for ABU title defence
UNIPORT bracing up for best ever WAUG games
Osaka apologises over ’emotional’ win
Nigeria’s biggest DJs thrill crowd at Jimmy’s Jump Off, Nigeria’s official pre-Independence party
Kay Jay signs multimillion-naira deal with the Boost Entertainment
Africa Magic comedy series, Hustle, returns for a third season
Mavin rapper, Ladipoe releases much talk about album, Talk About Poe
When stakeholders converged to eliminate malnutrition in Nigeria
Oluwatobi needs N.5m for Tibia Bone operation
Diet: Does 100% fruit juice make any difference?


PDP Convention : How We’ll Reshape Nigeria — Presidential Aspirants
Ighalo, Mikel Clash In China
Watch Out Nigeria, India Is Catching Up!
TB Joshua Reveals The Two Christs In The Church
We Are Set For A Credible PDP Convention – Okowa
GOtv Boxing Night 16: Joe Boy’ Vows To Suffer His Ghanaian Opponent
Imo 2019: I’ll Redesign South East Educational Curriculum—Onyechere
LaLiga Santander ‘Derbi’ Clashes
Take Me Hostage, Release Leah Sharibu, Emeka Ezeugo Pleads With Boko Haram
Speaking The Truth To Power, Keeping The Fath By FFK
Energy Institute Nigeria To Host Sustainability Confab In Lagos
National Carrier: Partner With Local Airlines, Obi Tells FG
PDP Condemns Alleged Police Attack On Saraki, Fayose, Secondus, Others
7,000 Delegates For APC National Convention
Lagos Open Tennis: Perrin Eyes Historic 4th Title
Ogun Senatorial Primaries: Deji Ashiru Emerges ADC Candidate
Ohaneaze Ndigbo In Delta Drums Support For Gov. Okowa
I came to say a big thank you to Mr. President – Aregbesola
Osun election protest : Police invite Saraki, Melaye, Murray-Bruce
Osun Election: Protesters are mentally unstable – Aregbesola
Imo APC gov primary: Why I refused to run away with Gulak —C’ttee’s sec
Lagos APC Senatorial primaries: Ex-Chairmanship aspirant escapes death as Ashafa, Osinowo’s supporters clash
PDP Convention: My influence is minimal, says Governor Wike
APC Reads Riot Act to Gov. Yari, dissolves Zamfara State Exco
Ighalo, Mikel clash in China
Watch out Nigeria, India is catching up!
GOtv Boxing Night 16: Joe Boy’ vows to suffer his Ghanaian opponent
LaLiga Santander ‘derbi’ clashes
AMP grand patron raises alarm over pirating of Nollywood movies in 3 African countries
Why I’ll never fall in love again— Ifeoma Okeke, Plus-size actress
Omosexy named among most influential Africans

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