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News Headlines Oct 19, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 19, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola
New minimum wage: We’re still struggling to pay N18,000, govs lament
Two expatriates, others trapped in collapsed Anambra building
Fraud: NHIS boss reinstated by Buhari suspended indefinitely
Tension as hoodlums kill Small Jpron, three others over politician’s largesse
Gunmen invade Benue town, kill policeman, three others
Church guard, workers disarm armed robber in Ogun
Police nab man, 35, for defiling three-year-old girl
Gunmen assassinate APC treasurer in Ekiti
Ogun Assembly grills finance commissioner over non-payment of deductions, others
Don’t destroy Emmanuel’s work, A’Ibom youths tell senators
161 Law school students bag first class
Baba Sala’s contemporary, Ajimajasan, dies at 83
New minimum wage: We’re still struggling to pay N18,000, govs lament
Two expatriates, others trapped in collapsed Anambra building
Private universities: A road map for renewal
Things to know before opening a domiciliary account
Why Osun tribunal was reconstituted – Spokesperson
Divers recover bodies after 14-seater bus plunged into river
Ponzi scheme operator arrested for alleged N1bn scam
Police nab six suspected kidnappers, robbers in Kebbi
Candidates: Parties in last minutes rush to beat INEC deadline
Opposition leader’s home burnt, sister kidnapped, Lawyer tells court
Opposition politician in Benin jailed for 20 years on drugs charges
For the second time, Ondo Assembly dissolves LG caretaker committees
Senate stands down Electoral Bill consideration
Three months after council dissolution, Tambuwal names 25 new commissioners
Gunmen kill APC treasurer, Moses Adeoye in Ekiti
Plateau LG polls: I won the election, says PDP candidate in Mangu
Financial inclusion: The progress so far
$12.7bn crude stolen from Nigeria in three years – Falana
Black Friday and Nigerian entrepreneurs
NNPC extends crude-for-product swaps until June 2019
NFF officials charged with $9.5m fraud
NCC Tennis: Team Offikwu beat Leadway
1000 athletes for Ijebu school sports festival
NOC honours patrons
Shaw signs new five-year deal with Man Utd
Roma fan cleared of attacking Liverpool supporter
NEC moves to declare state of emergency in education
Veteran Yoruba actor, Ajimajasan, is dead
Editorial: Boko Haram execution of aid workers
Private universities: A road map for renewal
Significance of teachers in the society

ThisDay

FG Projects Tighter Budget in 2019, to Spend N8.6tn
S’Court Orders FG to Adjust Oil Proceeds Sharing Formula When Price Exceeds $20
Senate Approves $2.786bn Eurobond to Finance 2018 Budget
Atiku Disowns Online Grant Scheme
Experts Call on Educational Institutions to Embrace Online Learning
Hope Rising for Former Nigeria Airways Workers
Activist Lori-Ogbebor Charges Electorate to Vote Wisely in 2019
As NIMASA Moves to End Cabotage Waivers
Assessing MMA2, Aviation Unions’ Tussle
APM Terminals Apapa Raises Awareness on Pollution
Akinola: Customs Short-changing Terminal Operators in Container Auction
Dakuku Reassures International Community of Security on Nigerian Waters
NCS Seme Command Generates N1.050bn in Two Months
Fire at Lagos Airport
Three NFF Officials Granted Bail in $10.8m Fraud
Pillars Boosted with Bonus Payment ahead of Clash with Rangers
Bob Marley’s Daughter Inspires Reggae Girlz to World Cup History
Acting the Dankwambo, Nafada Script in Gombe
Why Emerging Political Leaders Should Come Together
Protesting APC’s Sham Primary in the FCT
A View of Atiku Abubakar from the United States
Umana Denies Defecting from APC, Pledges Support for Buhari
NCC: Sport Remains Best Weapon against Unemployment, Crime
UNICAL, UAM Set for HiFL 2018 Final
Kwesé, Kalakoda Bring Salam Vs Gondarenda Rematch to Lagos
Eto’o, Valderrama, Baptista, Garcia, Others Unveiled as Latest LaLiga Ambassadors
DMS Hosts 2nd Edition of 4-Inch Heel Race
EDITORIAL: MUCH ADO ABOUT DIVERSIFICATION

The Nation

How we plan to win 2019 election, by Buhari, Atiku
Fayose to explain ‘$5.3m he got from Obanikoro’
Revealed: Why Osun tribunal was reconstituted
Ekiti APC treasurer shot dead during supper
Security chiefs raise arms alarm
Ribadu, Abe, Amosun, Aisha Buhari’s brother lose out at APC Appeals Panel
Our scorecard, by Air Force chief Abubakar
Parties in last-minute rush to submit names to INEC
800,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Oyo, says INEC
Emulate Basorun’s virtues, cleric tells Nigerians
Grants beneficiaries receive cash
Don’t politicise lives in Akwa Ibom, youth group cautions
Opposition can’t distract me, says Emmanuel
Board opens probe as NHIS boss is suspended again
Dismissed policeman, two others paraded for murder
Ligue 1 returns, as Henry starts off at Monaco
UEFA bans Rubin Kazan from European competition
Mourinho in focus again as English Premier League returns
2018 ITTF World Cup: Aruna Quadri hits France with family
Ekiti students union greets Fayemi, makes demands
‘Regulating social media will amount to tyranny’
Be wary of information on social media – DVC UNILAG
Rumpus over UNILORIN’s ‘outrageous convocation fee’
How applicants fare after PTI’s entrance exam
‘No room for business as usual’
Igbo in Lagos will support APC, say leaders
Oyetola: Bridging integrity gap in governance
AFDB approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund
Dismissed policeman, two others paraded for murder
Our concern with new minimum wage – NGF
Obaseki okays construction of recreational centres for elderly persons
Tecno holds exhibition
Union Bank unveils Edu360
No plan to sell Ajaokuta Steel Plant, says Osinbajo
CAVA donates gari processing factory to Oyo college
Centre urges prioritisation of PIGB
Making retail industry next growth frontier
Improving dairy to increase milk supply
‘Visionscape contracted by govt to provide waste collection services’
Court adjourns alleged N80m fraud case till Nov. 28
Group urges govt to prosecute Hauwa’s killers
Refuse: Assembly orders PSP back to work
’41 bullets were removed from my body’

The Sun
Minimum wage: We can’t pay N24,000 – Gov
Policeman, APC treasurer, 5 others killed in Benue, Lagos, Ekiti
Nigeria’s alarming number of out-of-school children
I proposed, married my English wife inside Ifa shrine
2019: Buhari’s in-law, Amosun, Abe, lose out as APC submits candidates’ names
UN puts Nigeria’s population at 195.9m
Waste collection: Lagos Assembly orders PSP back to work
Minimum wage: We can’t pay N24,000 – Gov
Senate passes FCT University of Science and Technology Establishment Bill
POWA donates relief materials to IDPs Camp in Edo
I left PDP because of poor reward system – Ejiofor
Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account stands at $2.09bn —NEC
We must increase our revenue generation – Udoma
ICAN to review curriculum to boost SME growth
NHIS Board suspends Executive Secretary, Yusuf Usman indefinitely
Fashion business in Nigeria very lucrative but…
Osun 2018: PDP protests disbandment of governorship election petition tribunal
2019: Former South East lawmakers drum support for Atiku/Obi ticket
Bay: A spicy soother
Disabled and wheelchair-bound by chronic back pain
NAFEST Port Harcourt 2018: NCAC to showcase Nigeria’s cultural DNA
Is it always the economy, stupid?

Ahead 2019: Buhari meets service chiefs over security challenges
Tambuwal warns politicians against violence
Halep pulls out of WTA Finals
Musa misses Al Nassr first league match
MLS club rejects Anichebe
Ighalo makes FIFA Team Of The Week
Akwa Ibom PDP and 2019 election
Falae’s stewardship and vision for Nigeria
The Atiku/Obi team
PDP: Back to winning ways
2019: Buhari’s in-law, Amosun, Abe, lose out as APC submits candidates’ names
Senate passes FCT University of Science and Technology Establishment Bill
POWA donates relief materials to IDPs Camp in Edo

Daily Trust

Govs back Buhari’s condition on Paris Club refund
Families of inmates extorted daily – FCT CJ
NBC Act: Reps amendment seeks radio/TV assisted learning
Saraki complies with court order to pay Omo-Agege’s entitlements
Fayose: EFCC raises alarm over fake ‘Magu Tape’
2 killed at Kasuwan Magani as Kaduna govt imposes curfew
Mining sector grows to 14.85 % from 10.7 % – Centre
Buhari in crucial meeting with security chiefs
Age Falsification: ICPC arraigns ex-border agency boss
Tambuwal nominates ex-APC chieftain, 24 others as commissioners
Plateau: Don’t take laws into your hands, group urges
Mining sector grows to 14.85 % from 10.7 % – Centre
31 women vie for 469 National Assembly seats under APC, PDP
Imo gov’ship: Appeal panel upholds Nwosu’s election
3 NFF staff docked over embezzlement of $9.5m FIFA grant
Foreign based Super Falcons to arrive Nigeria Nov. 5
HiFL 2018: UNICAL, UAM set for final
Cut down borrowing, experts tell FG
FG okays construction of 5,000-barrel Ikwe-Onna refinery, targets completion 2019
All On, USADF announce 2018 Off-Grid Energy contest winners
Senate passes bill to establish FCT varsity of science and tech
APC may adopt direct primary for FCT area councils
19 corps members to repeat service in FCT
Ganduje bribery allegation: A comparative approach
I am Dele Giwa
The martyrdom of Jamal Khashoggi
SUDAN: Ex-president Suwar al-Dahab dies aged 83
Trump makes new threat over US-Mexico border
S/ARABIA: US and UK ministers boycott Saudi summit
Editorial: People of Cameroon, be patient
Pensioners: 10 Documents/things needed to participate in defunct Nigeria airways verification
Duchess Meghan pregnant with Prince Harry’s baby
FG approves 7 broadband infrastructure licenses

The Guardian

APC defies INEC, submits Zamfara candidates’ list
PDP protests against dissolution of Osun poll tribunal
Power to hit 9000 megawatts in 2020 first quarter
Bayelsa don wins global chemical sciences contest
Reps may query Yusuf’s suspension by NHIS council
Anambra monarch, CKC alumni, others commend Atiku/Obi ticket
Police retirees in Cross River petition Buhari over non-payment of pension
Security agencies biggest threat to Nigeria’s democracy, say clerics
‘60m barrels of crude oil stolen from Nigeria’
Rohr continues search for players, list for South Africa game out November
Single crucial step in my career, by Okpekpe theme song writer
Unical subdues Unilorin, meets University of Agriculture, Makurdi in HIFL final
Team Offikwu beat Leadway Assurance as midweek games fever spreads
Kwesé, Kalakoda Boxing Promotions bring Salam versus Gondarenda rematch to Lagos
Mohammed Suleiman wins Total charity tourney
Jon Bellion’s “Conversation With My Wife” Is Out
Operators, others left out in new national broadband council
TUC flays World Bank report on changes in global work conditions
Cyber thieves raid banks, inflict losses
PenCom develops ECRS IT infrastructure for micro pension
Editorial: Nigeria can’t be world’s poverty capital
Beginner tips for prenatal exercising
Simple food rules for healthy living
Can Atiku become our political messiah?
2019 and the burden of familiar tactics
Still, in defence of lasting values – Part 3
The PDP’s convention and our democracy
Governors to declare emergency on education
NCDC confirms two deaths from Lassa fever in Ondo, Ebonyi
Why sickle cell is neglected in Nigeria, by CrinsonBow Initiative
Experts seek passage of mental health bill, telephonic counselling

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