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News Headlines Oct 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

I’ll be at EFCC today with my bedclothes, pillowcase – Fayose
Family kicks as police gun down ex-finance minister’s daughter
Buhari not in charge, running govt by proxy – Tambuwal
Corruption allegations: Court okays suit seeking Kachikwu’s suspension, probe
As Buhari faces the Atiku-Obi challenge
2019: Yoruba group hails Obasanjo for endorsing Atiku
Rohr expects tough Libya rematch
Lagos businessmen arrested for allegedly stealing spare parts
Oil workers block Imo Govt House, demand salaries
Melaye alleges threat to life, petitions UN, Buhari
Sergeant assaults okada rider over N50 bribe in Ebonyi
Vigilance group nabs killer of DSS official
Family kicks as police gun down ex-finance minister’s daughter
Judge withdraws from Ogun PDP suit against Secondus
EFCC to arraign NFF director for diverting N3.4bn FIFA fund
Belgium scandal agent involved in Onyekuru deals
Man kidnaps cheating girlfriend’s mother, collects ransom
APC remains barred from elections in Zamfara, INEC insists
UPDATED: Boko Haram executes second aid worker
Okorocha, Masari silent after meeting with Buhari
Lagos businessmen arrested for allegedly stealing spare parts
Oil workers block Imo Govt House, demand salaries
Sergeant assaults okada rider over N50 bribe in Ebonyi
Vigilance group nabs killer of DSS official
Donald Trump surveys hurricane damage in Florida
Navy rescues 38 migrants at sea
My wife impregnated by her lover five months after having a baby –Husband
Yemen president sacks prime minister amid economic woes
Okorocha, Masari silent after meeting with Buhari
Kano Assembly sets up committee to investigate governor’s alleged bribery video
Step down for me, MAJA presidential candidate urges Atiku
Presidency has ordered EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely, PDP alleges
VIDEO: You have the numbers to change Nigeria in 2019, Falana tells youths
Dangote introduces new cement brand
Starting your business while working a full-time job
Petrol price should be reviewed regularly – Oil marketers
Avon HMO, Piggybank.NG offer affordable health plan to savers
Nigeria losing 500mmscf of gas daily – NNPC
AfDB woos Nordic investors for Nigeria, others
Attack Libya in Sfax, Siasia tells Eagles
Knights out for redemption
Akinwunmi backs Eagles to win in Sfax
ASUU wants renegotiation of agreement with FG
10 graduating students of ACE bag first class
NASS intervening in TETFUND disbursement issue –ACU VC
‘Universities should address demand for blockchain skills’
Crisis rocks FUOYE ASUU as lecturers defect to CNA
Residents, students protest poor state of Edo varsity
PHOTOS: President Museveni thanks Kanye West for designer sneakers
October is liver cancer awareness month
Women have greater risk of stroke, Parkinson’s – Study
Nigeria, others to get $120m for disease surveillance
‘Telephonic counseling can improve mental health’
Why do your feet swell?
The mind and depression
Increase investment in advanced tech, IT experts advise
Taxify integrates app into Google Maps
NCC plans technology solution to block call masking
Basic ways to edit pictures on your phone
Editorial: Alarming rise in number of out-of-school children
As Buhari faces the Atiku-Obi challenge
As Obasanjo licks his vomit
Ambode vs the Party: A misconceived relationship
What ‘Brexit’ means for Africa

ThisDay

Execution of Leman, Enslavement of Sharibu, Confound a Weary Nation
FG Expresses Sadness at the Execution
Boko Haram Kills Another Aid Worker
Yagba West Insist on Bisi Awoniyi as SDP Candidate
Bolt Questions Dope Test Notice in Australia
Ita-Giwa Campaigns for More Women in Governance
Kachikwu: Nigeria Currently in Full-blown Energy Crisis
• FG to sign FEED contract for transnational pipeline
NEMA: 1.9m People Affected by Flood in 2018
• Death toll stands at 199
Policeman, Three Others Killed in Clash between Cult Groups
2019 Election Budget: Senate Debates N53.6bn Vote for Security Agencies
Duke, Ezekwesili, Mimiko, Others Join Forces against Buhari, Atiku
• Falana, Durotoye, others canvass paradigm shift
Kano Assembly Sets up Panel to Probe Ganduje’s Alleged Bribe Videos
Kukah: My Focus Was to Reconcile Obasanjo, Atiku Not Endorsement
My Conviction an Assault on Integrity of British Justice, Says Ibori
Court Places Temporary Ban on INEC’s Accounts over N17.3bn Judgment Debt
Julius Berger Nigeria Gets New Managing Director
Major Marketers Urge FG to Pay N130.7bn Fuel Subsidy Claims
Pathway to Unfinished Business in Ekiti State
2019: TIME FOR A NEW PARADIGM
Kukah: I Was in Abeokuta for Reconciliation, Not to Endorse Atiku’s Candidacy
APC Nullifies Suspension of Vice Chairman
Lanlehin Leads ADC’s Gubernatorial Charge in Oyo
Quantity Surveyors Demand Construction Development Board
Over 100 Global Climate Actions Call on World Leaders to Wake Up to 1.5ºC
AfDP, GWP, Others Build Capacity of Africa Experts on Green Climate Fund Financing
Lagos to Partner FBRA to Rid Environment of PET Waste
FCTA to Partner Un-Habitat For Liveable City
UN-Habitat Convenes 3rd Barcelona Resilience Wee
Lagos Targets 150, 000 Road Runners at 2019 Access Bank Lagos Marathon
Top Junior Players Record Upset Wins, Leadway Assurance in Flying Start

The Nation

Buhari’s travel ban on 50 VIPs sparks legal battle
Kukah, Oyedepo explain mission to Obasanjo
Fed Govt shocked as Boko Haram kills aid worker
Osundare to Fayemi: tackle unemployment, restore Ekiti’s dignity
Musa eyes victory in Sfax
Oyedepo: I’m after a peaceful country
Exam malpractices: Fed Govt charges Sen Adeleke, four others
Fed Govt considers legal instrument for offshore gas
Fed Govt disburses N1.5b to 20,344 in Bauchi
Tambuwal, Makarfi pledge support for Atiku as Dickson, others visit
Alleged N21b diversion: EFCC amends charges against ex-Air Chiefs
2019: APC still barred from fielding candidates in Zamfara, says INEC chair
Cultists kill policeman, three others in Bayelsa
The media must deal with purveyors of fake news, says ex-Daily Times Editor
I-G orders detention of policemen involved in ‘killing’
Musa eyes victory in Sfax
Lagos targets 150, 000 participants for 2019 Marathon
Basketball chief, Baumann, dies of heart attack
Belgium defender, Vermaelen, suffers fresh injury
72 ABUAD students bag first class honours
Still, in defence of lasting value
Activists: Travel ban will deal fatal blow to corruption
Tambuwal, Makarfi pledge support for Atiku
Int’l Day of Rural Women: Obaseki harps on inclusive policy
Nigeria politics in danger of criminal infiltration – Utomi
2019: I am candidate of the people – Ezekwesili
Zamfara: Nothing has changed, says INEC boss
Fed Govt considers legal instrument for offshore gas
Trade between India, Nigeria hits $20b
Nigeria Airways: Govt to prosecute ‘indicted persons’ in Nwazota report
‘Customs denying us 25% statutory charge’
N130.7b subsidy debt: MOMAN begs Fed Govt
Telcos eye 90mfringe users
Intermarc Consulting gets new MD
Lagos: A plan matters
Businessman, accomplice arrested for car ‘theft’
Togolese ‘rapes’ teenagers in Lagos
‘6,609,115 Lagosians eligible to vote in 2019’
Ambode seeks stakeholders’ support against delay in justice administration
Pastor ‘absconds with N1.2m car’

The Sun

Boko Haram makes good on threat, kills another aid worker
PDP bigwigs behind oil subsidy scam – Keyamo
Exam malpractices: FG charges Adeleke, 4 others
No candidates for APC in Zamfara, INEC insists
SON shuts 20 firms in Ekiti over poor standards
2019: I am candidate of the people — Ezekwesili
We are proud of our governors –PDP Chairman
2019: NDIC chairman urges Ogun APC to rally support for Abiodun
Oil marketers beg FG to settle N130.7bn subsidy arrears
Alaba market yearns for infrastructure devt –Ugochukwu, IMAE chairman
FAO urges Africa to formulate policies to boost rice production
Breading albino rats: Easy way of earning income
Manitoba mismanaged our assets for 4 years –Mohammed, TCN boss
Primaries: No going back on APC Zamfara decision, INEC chairman insists
Mass exodus looms at Niger APC as aspirants threaten to dump party
Fayemi’s inauguration: FRSC promises traffic free flow
PDP primaries: Orhionmwon/Uhunmwode vow to resist imposition of candidate
Atiku and Peter Obi combination
Letter to Leah
When our loyalty is tested
“Atikulation” of Nigeria
Has the civil service really reformed since 1974?
Lawyers ask Court of Appeal to set aside judgment on Executive Order 6
Arda Turan questioned by police after fight with Turkish pop star
Ministry generates N15.2m as revenue in ten months in Edo
Nigerian Navy hosts 22 countries for hydrographic conference in Lagos
Abuja Tremor: Suspension on blasting, mining activities partially lifted
Global Handwashing Day: UNICEF sensitises women in Gusau

Alleged imposition: Ondo APC members threaten to quit party
Fayose heads to Abuja for EFCC meeting
Personality of The Week: Atiku Abubakar: Back in the ring
IMF’s timely warning
Benefits of high impact decision-making programme
2019 and Atiku’s candidacy
2019: The burden of familiar tactics
‘Rule of law’ activists, America and Buhari
How Anita was murdered by police
Angry youths protest Abia explosion
PDP bigwigs behind oil subsidy scam – Keyamo
Exam malpractices: FG charges Adeleke, 4 others
2019 presidency: I never endorsed Atiku – Oyedepo
Oil marketers beg FG to settle N130.7bn subsidy arrears
Primaries: No going back on APC Zamfara decision, INEC chairman insists
SON shuts 20 firms in Ekiti over poor standards
Lawyers ask Court of Appeal to set aside judgment on Executive Order 6
2019: I am candidate of the people — Ezekwesili
Arda Turan questioned by police after fight with Turkish pop star
Ministry generates N15.2m as revenue in ten months in Edo
Nigerian Navy hosts 22 countries for hydrographic conference in Lagos

Daily Trust

Padawa, Sinsi and Wagu: Three Niger communities joined in misery find succour
Former ambassador criticises AMAC boss’ performance
2019: PDP Reps candidate promises quality representation
Man bags 3 months imprisonment for buying stolen cell phone
IDPs raise alarm over snake bite
Battle for power lines rages as Phase3, TCN bicker over fibre optics
EFCC tenders bank documents as Shema’s trial continues today
Missing General: We know the culprits – Army
Saraki condemns killing of humanitarian worker by Boko Haram
2019: Tambuwal, Makarfi agree to work for Atiku
Imo signs MoU with Chinese firm on power
How police officer killed female motorist in Abuja
Boko Haram kills another health worker, Leman
2019: INEC insists no candidate for Zamfara APC
Presidency ‘orders’ EFCC to detain Fayose — PDP
Rohr expects tough Libya rematch as team land in Sfax
It’s important to beat Libya in Tunisia, says Chukwu
Egypt star Salah out of today’s AFCON qualifier
Battle for power lines rages as Phase3, TCN bicker over fibre optics
OPEC sees weaker oil demand in 2019 as rivals output surge
Nigeria may become 3rd largest gas exporter soon – Expertse
Former ambassador criticises AMAC boss’ performance
2019: PDP Reps candidate promises quality representation
Man bags 3 months imprisonment for buying stolen cell phone
Primaries: Oshiomhole’s timely intervention in Niger
2019 elections: Trees voting for the axe
Restructuring: Beyond mere sloganeering
AUSTRALIA: ‘It’s OK to be white’ bill defeated in Senate
UNITED STATES: Trump says ‘rogue killers’ may be behind Khashoggi disappearance
BELGIUM: Kompany becomes first black Belgian mayor
Editorial: Heavier fines for driving and phoning

The Guardian

Envoy, experts identify priorities for growth
PDP’s presidential trade-off versus South-East’s futile plot
Government to sell Ajaokuta, others for 2018 budget
Assent PIGB to save oil sector, journalists urge Buhari
ASUU wants EFCC to publish findings on alleged scam in UNILORIN
Police re-arrest robber five days after release from prison
Scientists near first ever Lassa fever vaccine discovery
Nigeria loses $6.1b yearly to child abuse, says UNICEF
Expert canvasses multi-pronged approach to healthcare delivery
Ekpo cautions Eagles against underrating Libya in Tunisia
Rohr demands another victory as Eagles fly to Tunisia today
Lifeforte wins Loya Milk secondary schools swimming competition
Ramos hoping to mark Spain milestone with win over England
‘NCC has spent N25m promoting tennis league’
Djokovic wins Shanghai Open Tennis Championship
Editorial: Political tension and equity market watch
Lights Camera Africa: A field of harvest for Nigerian cinema
Ambode: Adebule’s unkindest cut
With Atiku and Obi, Nigeria’s political space lightens up
Critical lessons on executive order 6 of 2018
A reunion and memories of Jos
Lagos plans incubation centre for start-ups, artisans
Even light drinking increases risk of death
Appetite-suppressant stops diabetes
MCSP plans to improve maternal, newborn, child health in Kogi
How malaria activates natural killer cells

New Telegraph

We’ll end Buhari’s rule by proxy in 2019 – Tambuwal
BREAKING: Boko Haram executes Red Cross worker Hauwa Leman
Buhari’s minister, Adebayo Shittu, sues NYSC
Buhari orders EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely – PDP
Ban on public procession still in force- Plateau govt
Donald Duke to pick Plateau Senatorial candidate Dr Chinnan as running mate
My wife was impregnated by her lover five months after having a baby –Husband
Fayose leaves Ekiti State with N120b debt – Report
Lawyers appeal verdict upholding Buhari’s Executive Order
Policeman kills Nenadi Usman’s relation N1.3bn alleged fraud: Buhari orders EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely –PDP
Oil marketers demand FG’s payment of N130.7bn debt
We’re proud of our governors – PDP Chairman
Unveiling an antidote to hate speech
Togolese uses six teenage girls for orgy The return of Fayemi
Fayose: I’ve no apologies for my actions
Buhari meets Masari, Okorocha in Aso Rock
Policeman kills Nenadi Usman’s relation Ban on public procession still in force- Plateau govt
NNPC halts fuel supply to Enugu depot We won’t allow external forces to take over ANN – Samuels
When Sanwo-Olu embarked on fence-mending mission
Sales overhang on crude cargoes threatens $471.90m revenue
Nigeria’s population to hit 500m by 2050, says Lindfield
Gas flaring: Living in darkness, poverty Nigerian airlines in dire straits
Moses can return to squad – Rohr
Eagles declare war on Knights in Sfax
Onigbinde predicts tough match
Libya’s captain out of today’s AFCON tie
Mutual Benefits National Badminton Championship holds Nov 6
Wheelchair tennis tournament begins in Lagos
EDITORIAL: Beyond the exploits of D’Tigress in Spain
Oyo primaries: Shittu sues APC over disqualification
I attend lectures without food – Caleb Varsity’s best grad
A government on its way out
NUC to address missing results, delayed transcripts in varsities
LCCI wants FG to declare state of emergency in agric sector
A ray of hope for teachers
Obaseki harps on inclusive policy, assures citizens on health

Vanguard

Functional PHCs Panacea To Ailing Healthcare System — CISLAC
APC Wrong On Atiku, Obasanjo—Udeogaranya
NDDC To Resume Work On Ugborodo Shore Protection Project —Ifowodo
Don’t Truncate Judicial Process, A-Court Warns Rivers APC Factions
Kachikwu, Wabote, Inoyo, Others Set For 3rd Africa Oil & Gas Talent Summit
GOtv Announces Open Week To Mark 7th Anniversary
Mercy Corps Partner Alimosho LGA On Girl Child Empowerment
Rivers APC: Abe Wins To Fight Another Day
Osisioma Pipeline Explosion Death Toll Hits 200
AG Defends Debt Borrowing
GUBER POLL: The Battle Of Two Abdulrazaqs In Kwara
2017 Budget Achieved 86% Performance – Udoma
APC Won’t Participate In Zamfara Elections, INEC Insists
Akapson’s Murder: Ex-Finance Minister, Usman, Threatens To Sue Police
Why Old Age Won’t Count Against Useni — Wadak
FG Moves To Curb Gas Shortage
Osundare Charges Fayemi On Poverty Eradication, Value Restoration
2017 Budget achieved 86% performance – Udoma
Fayose, PDP are jittery, says APC spokesperson
I worked to reconcile, not endorse, says Bishop Kukah
Army takes terror war to cyber space, launches command
FG did everything possible to save Hauwa – Lai Mohammed
2019: I prefer four more years of Buhari than eight years of another Fulani — Chekwas Okorie
Abia pipeline explosion: NEMA raises alarm over condition of pipelines
We prefer stable exchange rate now to building reserves — CBN replies IMF
EO6: PDP urges CJN to protect judiciary from “fascism”
PDP raises alarm over plot to arrest, detain Fayose indefinitely
Halep basks in WTA rankings lead glory
Turkish star Turan could face more than 12 years jail for brawl
No Messi but Argentina ‘have to’ beat Brazil, says Romero
Mbappe is no bighead says Deschamps
Lagos targets 150, 000 participants for 2019 marathon
‘My wife sleeps with her ex-lover in my house‘
My husband romances our daughter, separate us, woman tells court
The need to stop equating sex with love
Would you date your best friend’s younger brother?
How revenge could be a dangerous option
Seun Kuti attacks Kanye West for disrespecting Fela’s spirit
Fresh trouble looms as Davido threatens legal action over 3rd babymama allegation
Tiwa Savage, Caroline Danjuma, Terry G for Lagos Fashion Fair
D.Policy dishes out brand new single titled “African Woman”
Sllow Bobo drops ‘Ukwu Bom Bom’ featuring Pardon C
Kachikwu, Wabote, Inoyo, others set for 3rd Africa Oil & Gas Talent Summit
Suspected cultists kill policeman in Bayelsa
Ilechukwu calls for conversion of churches to schools

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