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News Headlines Oct 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Presidential Primary: Dollar rain as Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal divide PDP leaders
Convention: Anxiety among candidates as PDP delegates begin voting
Saraki, Dogara backers bank on APC primaries’ crises for leaders’ survival
El-Rufai in leaked memo explains why Buhari must drop Sani
PDP candidate will be Nigeria’s next president, says Jonathan
Ambode doesn’t pick APC elders’ calls, ignores advice — Igbokwe
I was fetching firewood when crashed NAF jet injured me — Elijah
Jigawa Assembly member scores zero vote in APC primary
SDP convention: Donald Duke emerges SDP presidential candidate
APC risks losing Niger, defeated senators warn
Minimum wage implementation ’ll worsen unemployment –Rewane
Ribadu, Mahmood reject Adamawa APC gov primary result
National Assembly’s resumption and unending leadership battle
Kavanaugh sworn in as US Supreme Court justice
Tinubu has become an emperor in Lagos —Bode George
19m living with disabilities in Nigeria —NPC
Imo, Edo rescheduled APC primaries hold amid tight security
Why I was stabbed by my gateman – Sirbalo
I wanted to kill myself because I owed N7,500 — Prophet Fufeyin
El-Rufai in leaked memo explains why Buhari must drop Sani
APC convention: Tinubu, Ambode meet, pose for photographs
I watched helplessly as faeces gushed out of my stomach –Imo man whose intestine was allegedly mistakenly cut by a doctor
Army kills five Boko Haram members, recovers arms
Akeredolu demands prosecution of model’s killers
Death of our children hard to cope with —Grieving parents of drowned Kaduna pupil
Fish out killers of Ajila Seun, Akeredolu orders police
Man finds million-dollar lottery ticket in old coat
Bus driver suspended for letting monkey ‘drive’
National Assembly’s resumption and unending leadership battle
Tinubu has become an emperor in Lagos —Bode George
Imo, Edo rescheduled APC primaries hold amid tight security
States borrow N151.95bn from pension funds
Refineries lose N20bn in one month, says NNPC
FG wants operators to refine 20% of oil locally
Do not be scared to fail – Adelaja
BoI gives N2.8bn to 20,550 small businesses
Solving national problems through technology
It’s nonsensical to think vote buying belongs to APC –Achigbe
Tribunal will expose APC’s poll fraud –PDP Secretary
PDP compromised corps members, got fraudulent votes — Osun APC
Pogba not for sale – Raiola
EPL: Sanchez scores as United snatch late win over Newcastle
EPL: Liverpool responsible for City bus safety – Guardiola
Yorke eyes vacant Aston Villa job
McGregor aims kick at opponent at UFC weigh-in
Embattled Ronaldo scores in Juventus win
Education: I worked as sales girl to support myself in school –Ogunbiyi, KWASU best graduate
I was joking when I asked American star for help – Uti Nwachukwu
I had planned to spend a year as an actor— Deyemi Okanlawon
Meeting Davido was a blessing – Mayorkun
Nobody can say I’m not doing enough – Bassey
Kay Jay Ogbonna inks multimillion naira deal with Boost Entertainment
How poverty undermines our healthcare
Anger, hatred and your mental health
NCC vows to stop auto renewal of telecom services
Infinix plans to manufacture phones in Nigeria
Editorial: Avoiding quick slip into another recession
US democracy in reality TV mode
The disturbing rhetoric of President Buhari
Fight for your mind
Lessons of a Nobel Prize


Jonathan: Whoever Emerges PDP Candidate Will be Next President
Live Updates from PDP Presidential Primary
PDP Convention: Search for Consensus Presidential Candidate Deadlocked
After Osun, Ekiti Polls, US Senators Raise Concerns about Political Interference in Nigeria
Uzodinma, Madumere, Others Boycott Imo Governorship Primary
Ugwuanyi Congratulates NUJ President
Abe Rejects NWC’s Endorsement of Cole As Rivers Guber Candidate
PDP Condemns Police Attack on Saraki, Others
After Gasing Opponent, What Next for Idris?
LADOL-Samsung Feud as Threat to FDI
Ex-Lawmaker Urges Constituents to Embrace Peace
The Road to 2019: Flashpoints to Watch (IV)
An Unusual Independence Anniversary
Ribadu, Ahmed Reject Adamawa APC Guber Primary Result
Ogun Agog as Bankole Clinches ADP Governorship Ticket
Liverpool Host Man City in Tasty Top-of-table Clash
APGA Affirms Maku Guber Candidate in Nasarawa
Babayemi Wins Osun West ADP Ticket
Reducing Incidences of Tanker Explosions
APC Primaries and the Shadow of Chaos to Happen in 2019
Winners and Losers
Nasarawa 2019: Al-Makura, Adamu Square Up
Jos Crisis: The Military Also Cries
Redefining Insurance Industry Growth Pattern through Tier-based Solvency Capital
With Belated Capital Releases, Emphasis Shifts to Accelerated Budget Implementation
The Race to Eliminate Hunger, Malnutrition in Nigeria
Chika Ikenga Women Are at the Heart of My Business
Legend Hotel Brings Airport VIP Lifestyle to Lagos
Liverpool Host Man City in Tasty Top-of-table Clash
Ronaldo Scores as Juve Extend Unbeaten Run
United Come from Two Goals Down to Beat Newcastle 3-2
Barca Visit Valencia in Search of Liga Points
Why I Chose to Live in Alagbole and Not New York! Femi Kuti,
A Glimpse of the Future at Rele Gallery
A Review of Nwachukwu Egbunike’s “Hashtags: Social Media, Politics and Ethnicity in Nigeria”
Babajide Sanwo-Olu – Beware of the Ides of the Broom
Hajia Bola Shagaya Warms Up for 59th Birthday
ust Like Yesterday: Billionaire Magnate Dapo Abiodun Remembers Late Son, 7DJ Olu
EDITORIAL: The PDP Protest And A Partisan Police

The Nation

14.8 million APC members endorse Buhari
PDP National Convention Updates
Buhari to Nigerians: I will not let you down
PDP govs split over support for Tambuwal, Atiku, Saraki
APC affirms Buhari as presidential flag bearer
Revealed: Why Ebri, others moved against Sanwo-Olu’s emergence
Tinubu, Adeola retain Lagos senatorial tickets as Ashafa loses
Shehu Sani loses primary, as El-Rufai’s aide, Uba Sani, clinches APC ticket
Nwosu in early lead as Madumere, Uzodinma boycott exercise
Bamidele, Adeyeye, Adetunmbi win Ekiti senatorial tickets
President Buhari felicitates with Bishop Abraham Olaleye at 60
’Bola Ige, the predictor
Omogunwa wins Ondo Senatorial primary
Rep defeats brother to clinch ticket in Kano
ANYASI-AGWU: Day son ‘stabbed’ me because of Enyimba
SERENA: Giving birth to Olympia nearly killed me
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
MA Abubakar: A victory foretold
Why we’re dissatisfied with quality of Southeast federal lawmakers – Ogbodo
Delta South primary: Four APC senatorial aspirants protest exclusion
Why Nigerian businesses are targets of xenophobic attacks
Legend Hotel Lagos Airport berths in Lagos
Nigeria, Malta bilateral relations under threat
December date for BON Awards

The Sun

Plus-sized ladies make best wives
We’ll ensure Leah Sharibu, others’ freedom, says Buhari
‘Igbo youths’ll vote candidates who’ll restructure Nigeria’
APC, APGA guber primaries again run into hitch in Imo
Why North is apprehensive of restructuring – Makarfi
My fears about Nigeria – Senator Joseph Waku
Boko Haram: UN urges more support for Nigeria
Primaries: Shehu Sani loses APC ticket
Bindow wins APC Adamawa Governorship primary election
LASU fires 3 lecturers over sexual harassment
Osun poll sign of what to expect in 2019 – Sani, ADP chairman
2019: You’re sycophants, Uwazurike blasts Igbo supporting Buhari’s re-election
Emergence of Abiodun as Ogun APC guber candidate
PET eradication: Lagos to partner FBRA
Imo APC primary: I’m grateful to direct primary, says Nwosu
Large turnout of delegates at PDP national convention
Lopetegui confirms Bale, Benzema injuries
Mourinho’s United deliver comeback win over Newcastle
FIFA suspends Sierra Leone FA for government interference
Negotiation is not a destination
You must be born-again – the forgotten Message
Fanning the flames of romance
Party primaries: Omo, na mental case
Are you sure you are ready to get married?
Searching for Buhari’s N15 trillion infrastructural investment
NAF deploys Air Assets to Plateau
20 killed as minibus falls into gorge in Kashmir
You must be born-again – the forgotten Message
‘UK is utopia is you live by the rules’
China to hold Annual Conference for International Education
Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Daily Trust

Live updates from PDP presidential primaries
2019: As submission of party candidates closes today
As Consensus Fails: Delegates Elect PDP Presidential Candidate
14.8m APC members endorse Buhari
FG determined to secure release of captives of Boko Haram – Buhari
PRP elects national chairman as Kaduna gov candidate
Reminiscences with Hassan Sani Kontagora
Troops kill 5 insurgents in Borno, security agencies re-strategize
PDP Convention: Let us put Nigeria first – Goodluck Jonathan
PDP Convention: Saraki promises youth-driven government
Hunkuyi wins PDP Kaduna North senatorial election
Ben Bruce: How ‘commonsense’ exits Senate
Lagos, Kano teams headlines 2018 Polo Festival
US Polo Series offers $1,000,000 prize money
Odoh overtakes Olapade to lead at Golf Tour
Digging up the numbers on informal mining in Nigeria
Nigeria customs promotes officers, redploys others
Nigerians’ shops in Kumasi under lock despite govt order
Rescheduled Primaries: Okorocha son-in-law gets 4815 votes Hope,zero
BREAKING: Kwara APC governorship: Yaman steps down for Abdulrazaq
Aisha Buhari’s Missing N2.5bn
Editorial: Chaos Was The Name of The Game
.Facebook’s lead EU regulator opens probe into data breach.
Woman sues Facebook, claims site enabled sex trafficking
.El-Rufai Vs Shehu Sani: Controversy lingers over APC Kaduna Central ticket
Journalists finally gain access to PDP presidential convention venue
Hosa GreenHouse set to achieve all-year-round tomato production
Why FG should build cold-rooms
..How Rwanda honey gets Europe, Asia trusts
5 Nigerian celebrities rocking the international stage
Full list of Ekiti APC national assembly candidates
Two soldiers bag 5-year jail term for abduction


PT, ANN, ADP enter into strategic alliance to form APT
’Oshiomhole would uphold integrity of party, announce Ashafa as flag bearer’
#PDPConventionPHC: NASS members, people with disabilities vote Saraki
PDP convention: Govs, PDP leaders agree not to adopt candidate
APC, SDP coalition, a renewed hope for development in Osun State —Yemi Lawal, SDP deputy gov candidate
2019: Agbaje will free Lagosians from servitude – PDP Chieftain
APC Kaduna Central Senatorial primary: Uba Sani in early lead
Red Cross to FG: Builds bigger, modern dams to minimise flood
PDP electoral committee nullifies primary election in Ondo
When New Covenant Church, GOFAMIT harped on national rebirth
Nigerians are like Israelites —Oladimeji
Should women cover their hair in church?
Of pooling, ceasing
CPFN Convention: Go back to the basics, Pastor Oladele urges clergies
Obasanjo, Kukah to speak at Foursquare lecture
Bishop Ajakaye ordains 2 priests, charges them to be ministers of mercy
Will PDP get it right?
Seven lessons from Lagos APC governorship primary
DRUM DIALOGUES: Master Drummer and The Accompaniments
NAFEST 2018 ‘ll be more than spectacles —Runsewe
Niniola holds Human Radio concert
Lai Mohammed, others for 50th anniversary of Village Headmaster
Party primaries or disguised warfare?
Ambode: Why the war against Lagos gov is not yet over
Ambode saga and the return of ‘Baba sope’
Fools still die in Nigeria

The Guardian

Security beefed up at Eagle Square
Tight race for PDP Presidential ticket
Tottenham, Everton, Wolves, Bournemouth Win
Kaduna MSMEs get N2.8bn from BoI
Governor’s wife commissions centre for mentally deranged women
Okowa felicitates with new NUJ President
UI targets N30b yearly, reduces dependence on government
Minister implores revenue generating agencies to double efforts
APC supporters protest, demand cancellation of Taraba guber primaries
Sevastova meets Wozniacki in final, Nishikori faces Medvedev for title
Sanchez saves Mourinho’s job in dramatic comeback
United fightback spares ‘manhunted’ Mourinho, Dier fires Spurs to victory
Embattled Ronaldo scores for Juventus against Udinese
US Open champ Osaka ‘stressed out’ by great expectations
Mourinho’s job not under immediate threat: United sources
Kanye West In Africa And Other Stories That Made Our Week
Editorial: Long wait for new Seme Border facility
Travel With The Wind, a new animation series comes to Nigeria
What to know about brain cancer (s)
When stakeholders converged to eliminate malnutrition in Nigeria


Hotyce Drops New Single ‘We Don’t Do That Over Here’
Recreate Your Minds, Aniya Tells Youths
Olisa Agbakoba’s Daughter Signs First Artiste To Her Boss Entertainment Outfit
2019 AFCON Qualifier: Musa, Ighalo Fire Warning To Libya
CAF Snubs Nigerian Refs For VAR Course
Omotola, Davido, Others Honoured By United Nations
INSIDE THE JUDICIARY: Things Are Not What They Used To Be —Justice Bola Ajibola
Men Who Sexually Molest ‘Granddaughters’
Bill Gates Speaks On Nigeria’s Childhood Deaths: Still High
2019 AFCON Qualfier: Only God Can Save Us In Uyo, Says Libyan Coach
Oil Communities Cry: We Have Been Left In Poverty!
Chinese Animation Film, Travel With The Wind, Excites Lagos Kids
Amapakabo Quits El Kanemi
“We Watched In Horror As Tanker Fire Roasted Female Driver, Her Two Children On Their Way From Church”
BAYELSA: The Return Of Timi Alaibe
“We Are Under Siege And May Die For A Crime We Know Nothing About!”
APC Must Conduct Fresh Exercise Or Risk Losing Delta — Ochei
Oil communities cry: We have been left in poverty!
APC: A Progressing Crisis
PDP Presidential Primaries last-minute intrigues
Breaking: Buhari polls 14.8m votes in APCs direct primaries
PDP Convention: Buhari, it’s time to go home!!!, Secondus yells
PDP: Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal in fight to the finish
I will bring back every Nigerian abducted by terrorists – Buhari
PDP Convention: My influence is minimal, says Governor Wike
Paris park where Nigerian women are forced into prostitution exposed by CNN

2019: Ex-Cross River gov, Donald Duke picks SDP presidential ticket
2019 AFCON qualifier: Musa, Ighalo fire warning to Libya
The task before Dudu-Orumen
Lagos Open Tennis: Tom, Pranjala win singles titles
Ever Regretted Getting Hitched To Mr. Available?
Searching for Love?
Why Can’t Older Women Flaunt Their Sex Appeal?
Hotyce drops new single ‘We don’t do that over here’
Tiwa Savage, Davido, others bag nominations for ‘Best African Act’ at MTV EMAs
Energy Institute hosts Energy Sustainability Confab
Mobile money: Banks only have to cooperate or compete with telcos, says CR2

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