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News Headlines Oct 8, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 8, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Presidential ticket: Atiku begins search for running mate
Minimum wage: Workers will smile soon, says FG
Primaries: Aisha Buhari hits Oshiomhole, says impunity reigns under him
Restructuring should be precondition to elect next President, says Bakare
Saraki may emerge PDP Kwara Central senatorial candidate –Shittu
Customs agent hospitalised as worker absconds with customer’s money
Navy shuts illegal maritime academy, arrests proprietor, teachers
Violence mars APC, APGA primaries in Imo, Edo
Presidential ticket: Atiku begins search for running mate
Minimum wage: Workers will smile soon, says FG
Man jailed for stealing girlfriend’s phone
Woman accuses Lagos hospital of killing son with wrong medication
Villa set to name Henry manager
Police arraign sexagenarian, teenagers for sodomy
Protest: Report for interrogation, police write Melaye, Murray-Bruce
FG lying, Nigeria not growing, says Duke
President denies asking el-Rufai to initiate Sani’s recall from Senate
Customs agent hospitalised as worker absconds with customer’s money
Navy shuts illegal maritime academy, arrests proprietor, teachers
Court remands 22-year-old for stealing cows
Police to prosecute 16 suspected political thugs
At least 12 dead in Haiti earthquake, govt says
I received knife emoji before my husband’s disappearance, says wife of missing policeman
2019 is battle between slavery and prosperity – Agbaje
We’re ready for 2019 polls, Oshiomhole tells opposition
Abacha’s ex-CSO, Al-Mustapha, wins PPN presidential ticket
2019: Agbakoba, Olawepo-Hashim, others team up to wrest power from Buhari
2019: Oby Ezekwesili joins presidential race, picks ACPN ticket
Buhari begs losers of APC primaries not to abandon party
CBN may cut MTN’s $8.1bn repatriation demand –Emefiele
Nigerians transfer N216bn via mobile devices in nine months
TCN completes, energises 330/132kV substation
Breast cancer? It can’t happen to me!
SEC pledges capital market reforms to protect investors
NSE, others to examine sustainable economic growth
Hazard scores as Chelsea beat Southampton 3-0
Arsenal thrash Fulham for ninth straight win
Lagos Open has opened my eyes to the future —US-based Osabuohien
Aiteo Cup: Pillars beat Enyimba, book s’final spot
Winners emerge in Lagos Open first leg
Why I was stabbed by my gateman – Sirbalo
Why I performed semi-nude –Brymo
I’m only supporting Sanwo-Olu as a friend – Yemi Solade
IEditorial: ASUU, salvage our university system
Pyrrhic victory of any rise in minimum wage
Time National Assembly went back to work
Re: Adeleke & the modern Nigerian tragedy
US democracy in reality TV mode

ThisDay
Ezekwesili, Duke, Moghalu, Sowore, Durotoye, Olawepo, Others Emerge Presidential Candidates
Saraki: I’m Ready to Work for Atiku’s Success
Buhari’s Wife Condemns Impunity in APC
My Election Was Democracy in Action, Says Donald Duke
NCC Vows to Protect Telecom Consumers
NCAA Restores Certificate of International Aviation College, Ilorin
Dozie: Banks’ Business Model No Longer Sustainable
Kolade Calls for Harmonisation of Corporate Governance Codes
IGR: Youths Laud Ugwuanyi on Digital Revolution
FG Urged to Restructure Information, Communications Ministry
Bajaj Electricals, MACE to Increase Investment in Nigeria
South Africa Airways Targets Cost-reduction Initiatives
NNPC Donates Solar Solution to Imo Handicap Centre
Overland Airways Adds Niamey to Network
Passengers Excited about Package Offer from Dana Air, Radisson Partner
Union Bank Moves to Enhance Trade Finance
Polaris CEO Harps on Capacity Building
One Good Step Towards the Mark
Kwara PDP Berates APC over Guber Primary Violence
Iwobi: Arsenal Fear Nobody in EPL Title ‘Marathon’
AITEO Cup: Kano Pillars Beat Enyimba to Book S’final Ticket
Pinnick Supports Nigeria’s Team to Amputees World Cup in Mexico
French, Indian Players Win Lagos Open First Leg
CBN Financial Institution Football Tourney Starts Today
John Terry Hangs Boots, Set for Coaching Role
EPL: Arsenal Hammer Fulham for Ninth Straight Win
Quadri, Abiodun Lift Fourth Portuguese Cup with Sporting

The Nation

Atiku’s lifetime bid for driver’s seat
Buhari to Nigerains: I won’t disappoint if re-elected
Atiku ‘full of credibility crises’, says Buhari Campaign
Navy shuts illegal maritime academy
2019: Buhari, Atiku set
$8.1b: CBN raises MTN’s hope
‘Boko Haram: Ungodly, a crime against humanity
’Mimiko emerges ZLP presidential candidate
Over 1m displaced persons reunited with loved ones–Osinbajo
Buhari never authorised El-Rufai to punish Shehu Sani – Presidency
Edo residents applaud Obaseki’s new tech-based revenue collection scheme
Nwosu beats Uzodinma, Madumere to clinch Imo APC guber ticket
Family abandons daughter over refusal to sell day-old baby
Ex-Abacha’s aide Mustapha wins PPN presidential ticket
Ezekweseli emerges ACPN presidential candidate
APGA, Frank Nneji and Imo guber race
Alimikhena gets Edo North ticket
‘Yahaya will defeat PDP in Gombe’
South Africa unveils plan to reduce high unemployment
Aviation expert urges procurement process review
Nigeria, EU member-states seal N8.9tr trade deals in one year
‘Lagos to combat juvenile delinquency in schools’
Govt releases N795m for pension payment
Businessman jailed for drug trafficking
Money changed hands

The Sun

We’ll impeach Saraki – Senate leader
APGA ’ll produce 8 govs in 2019, says party chairman
Nigeria @ 58: More jeer, little cheer
Tackling illicit financial flows in Africa
Atiku vs Buhari: Old foes clash again
I won’t let Nigerians down – Buhari
Nigerians, irrespective of political affiliation, must sack Buhari – Wike
APGA ’ll produce 8 govs in 2019, says party chairm
APC Primary: Ekiti senatorial aspirant threatens court action against Oshiomhole, NWC
2019 elections: Keyamo, Onochie tackle Atiku
Dickson congratulates Atiku for clinching PDP Presidential ticket
Jonathan says PDP candidate will be Nigeria’s next president
Aftermath of guber primaries: PDP, APC supremacy threatened in states
2019: Atiku’s emergence means it will be eagle vs eagle — Bakare
NNPP affirms Ike Keke as presidential candidate
Okorocha, Nwosu win Imo APC ticket
EU election observer team says APC National Presidential Convention a success
2019: Jonathan’s kinsmen dump PDP for APDA in Bayelsa
Adamawa guber: Gov. Bindow wins APC primary amidst protest
Formula 1: Hamilton wins Japanese Grand Prix, Vettel sixth
Medvedev stuns Nishikori to win Japan Open title
Living or minimum wage?
Udom Emmanuel: A different kind of governor
Euthanasia (Mercy Killing)
Ambode, Pat Utomi and the casino
Nigeria at 58: Lessons from Wakanda
Do these things if you run into YOUR EX
2019: Akinlade’ll be next Ogun governor, Amosun boasts
2019: Atiku’s emergence means it will be eagle vs eagle — Bakare
Ortom congratulates Atiku Abubakar
You’ve lessons to learn from PDP convention, Tanko Yakasai tells INEC
Agriculture has suffered because of portfolio contractors
I almost failed my degree exam because of randy lecturer
Positive perception of government programmes in Lagos
Corruption, babies and poverty
The imperative of research for industry
Atiku vs Buhari: Old foes clash again
I won’t let Nigerians down – Buhari
Nigerians, irrespective of political affiliation, must sack Buhari – Wike
We’ll impeach Saraki – Senate leader
APGA ’ll produce 8 govs in 2019, says party chairman
Living or minimum wage?
Udom Emmanuel: A different kind of governor
Nigeria @ 58: More jeer, little cheer
Tackling illicit financial flows in Africa
APC Primary: Ekiti senatorial aspirant threatens court action against Oshiomhole, NWC
2019 elections: Keyamo, Onochie tackle Atiku

Daily Trust

APC primary: How Buhari’s votes compare to 2015… Urges losers to show sportsmanship
Oby Ezekwesili, others get presidential tickets
How Atiku emerged as Buhari’s main challenger
Police dispel rumour of attack in Kaduna
7.7m people need humanitarian assistance in N/East — UN
8 S/African police officers in court over murder of Nigerian
Funding gap for FG’s budget widens as revenues still under-perform by N2.9trn
Sunday Michaels Ogwu, Lagos
2019: Accord, NNNP, APGA, ZLP, others get presidential candidates
Abbas Jimoh
Vacate your positions now instead of staging protests, APC tells Saraki, Dogara
Zamfara can’t risk losing 2019 contest — Yari
Buhari not in receipt of El-Rufai’s letter on Shehu Sani
Buhari’ll win more in 2019 — Ekere
Mahrez misses penalty as Liverpool, City settle for draw
Isaac Success in Lagos, flies to Uyo today for AFCONQ qualifier
Gombe Bulls, Kwara Falcons book Kwese Basketball League final tickets
Funding gap for FG’s budget widens as revenues still under-perform by N2.9trn
TCN wants 11 DisCos to capitalise for N1.5trn investment needs
FSDH warns FG on imminent debt crisis
2 cyclists die in collision near Abaji
Observers fault APC over conduct of FCT primaries.
FCT traditional rulers urged to maintain peace ahead of elections
A race horse’s staying power
Atiku Vs Buhari showdown!
In praise of decent work
APC and PDP in governance: What difference?
Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist
Editorial: The Du pond of death
2019 poll: Atiku races to unseat Buhari
How Atiku grabbed PDP presidential ticket
PDP Convention: Tambuwal comes 2nd with 693 votes
NSTF expends N835m on injured workers – MD
NASU urges FG to disburse 8bn earned allowances to varsity staff
COEASU decries plight of COEs
Hosa GreenHouse set to achieve all-year-round tomato production

The Guardian

US in new global court showdown with Iran
Kano Pillars beat Enyimba 4-2 to qualify for AITEO Cup semifinals
Producers’ responsibility and plastic pollution crisis
Family rejects daughter for refusing to sell newborn baby
Presidency dismisses authorising sanctions for APC ‘traitors’
Eminent Nigerians applaud ex-VP over victory
Osibanjo, Ambode, Kumuyi task Nigerians on graft, ethnicity, others
U.S. envoy to deliver UNILORIN convocation lecture
Sickle anaemia patient battles kidney cancer, needs N8m
Nigeria male, female volleyball leagues begins November 1
CBN All Financial Institutions Football tourney kicks off with 24 teams
Terry announces retirement, set to become Henry’s assistant at Aston Villa
Niger United, Plateau Peacocks win Prudent Energy Handball League
NFF boosts amputee team’s Mexico 2018 World Cup dream
John Terry retires from football
Editorial: End gas flaring in Nigeria now!
Interrogating faith in the 21st century
Mindset of our politicians
Beauties of our heritage
Why have they thrown Ambode into the Lagos lagoon?

Vanguard

Access Bank, Microsoft CEOs Meet Over Commitment To Improve Banking Practices
FG Pays Discos, Gencos N1trn Without Light —Esele
2018 EDO FEST: Arts & Culture Coming Home
Why Agbakoba’s NIM, PT, ANN, Others Endorsed Olawepo – Hashim
Celebrities Storm Satellite Town For Church’s Cultural Day
Banks’ Bad Debt Portfolio Drops By 26.1% To N263bn
Abuja Protest: Police Invite Melaye, Murray-Bruce, Exclude Saraki
We Are Taking Banking To The People —Diamond Bank Boss
Stock Market: Investors Lose N1.8trn Year-To-Date
e-IPO Platform Under-Way, Says NSE President
Osoba, Odinkalu For Second GOCOP Confab
Multiple Taxation Poses Threat To Insurance Sector — Operators
Shooting Almost Marred APC Bomadi Constituency Primary
Put Urhobo Interest First, UPU Charges Party Candidates
The Horse-Trading That Raised Atiku As APC Ratifies Buhari
Okorocha Wins Senate Tickets As Nwosu Wins Imo APC Gov Primary
Kovac Future In Doubt As Bayern Poor Result Persist
Banks’ bad debt portfolio drops by 26.1% to N263bn
Buhari bombs Atiku, says you can’t change your colours
We can’t wait to tackle you in the campaigns, APC tells PDP, Atiku
BREAKING: Atiku is PDP candidate
Oil communities cry: We have been left in poverty!
“We watched in horror as tanker fire roasted female driver, her two children on their way from church”
“We are under siege and may die for a crime we know nothing about!”
PDP Convention: My influence is minimal, says Governor Wike

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