​News Headlines Oct 31 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 31 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

The Punch
Nigerians to Buhari: Sacking Lawal, Oke not enough, prosecute them
Buhari aware of Maina’s reinstatement, I warned him —HoS in leaked memo
Federal Govt to pay civil war victims N50bn
Subpoena: Jonathan asks Metuh for N1bn traveling expenses
Panama papers: Lawyers’ ethical dilemma  
Agriculture and the future of Africa
Nollywood is demonising the Nigerian culture
Taraba govt under attack over police attack on players
Kanu, Diouf to raise funds for IDPs
Joshua promises Sagamu youths
Carpenter dismembers friend, reports self to residents
Policemen kill 55-year-old during attack on Lagos market
Soldiers storm Ibadan community, mark 49 houses for demolition
26 injured in crash on Enugu-Abakaliki road
Five arrested for selling two babies for N1.1m
Air Peace: Suspected burglar confessed, stole N1m – Police
SEC launches development fund for capital market
FG accused of denying N’Delta N1tn gas flare penalty
NAMA hires 40 new air traffic controllers
Carpenter dismembers friend, reports self to residents
Policemen kill 55-year-old during attack on Lagos market
Mother of electrocuted undergraduate seeks N10m compensation from PHED
Policeman arrested over alleged rape of girl, 14
For first time ever, Saudi women allowed to enter stadiums
Chidoka wants technology used for Anambra poll
Buhari presides over APC national caucus meeting
2019: INEC considers disabled persons
Buhari presides over APC national caucus meeting
Babachir’s sack: We’ve been vindicated, says APC
Hand Lawal, Oke over to EFCC, SERAP tells Buhari
UPDATED: I won’t discuss Buhari’s re-election -Tinubu
Edo Assembly approves reduction of 2017 budget
Buhari appoints Boss Mustapha as SGF
Israeli firm to secure Nigeria’s maritime space
Rising foreign loans risky for exchange rate – IMF
FG to begin crude oil tracking next year
AfDB cancels $400m loan to Nigeria
Buhari condoles with Goje over wife’s death
Joshua apologises to frustrated fans
Uzoho, Nwakali get Eagles chance, Rohr recalls Onyekuru
University to honour Odumosu
UNIBEN student wins international essay contest
Workers in Oyo institutions to protest over unpaid salaries
UniUyo to inaugurate projects ahead of convocation
Federal University Birnin-Kebbi gets new VC
Spacey under fire over teen ‘sexual advance’ claim
Hollywood star, Kevin Spacey comes out as gay
Experts make sanitary pads from banana tree fibres
Bayelsa allays fear of fresh outbreak of monkey pox
Health Ministry, MTN Foundation partner to tackle maternal, infant deaths
A woman’s fight with depression
Five ways to maximise your mobile data usage
Digital technology can reduce capital expenses –Experts
Editorial: Issues from Southern governors’ forum
Agriculture and the future of Africa
 Nollywood is demonising the Nigerian culture
Nigerian politicians at their game


Tinubu: Alleged Rift with President is Fake News
• Ahead of APC Caucus, NEC meetings, protesters demand Oyegun’s ouster
Boss Mustapha is New SGF, Babachir, Oke to Face Prosecution
FG Agrees to Pay N88bn as Compensation to Nigerian Civil War Victims
Heineken Unveils First Africa Inspired Fashion Collection
IMF: Debt Service Becoming Burden to Nigeria, Others
Alison-Madueke Moves to Compel Court to Join or Delete Her Name from Criminal Charge
ECOWAS Court Orders FG to Pay N88bn Civil War Damages
APGA: Obiano Remains Our Authentic Candidate
Fowler: VAIDS Has Yielded N18bn in Four Months
FG Engages Israeli Firm to Police Nigeria’s Territorial Waters
Newswatch:  Jimoh Ibrahim Wins in Appeal Court
Kachikwu: IOCs Interested in Investing over $15bn in Nigeria
Businessman in Court over Importation of Fake KILIT Insecticide
Nestle Grows Nine Months Profit to N23bn, Recommends N15 Interim Dividend
Police Arrest 200 Cows in Yola
‘Emulate Otti’s Politics Without Bitterness’
House C’ttee Probes Activities of Telecoms Operators, Banks, Others
NSCDC Deploys 1,000 to Rid Hotels in Kwara of Strippers
Elumelu Joins Obama, World Leaders in Chicago
Ijebu-Igbo Residents Angry over Killing of RTEAN Member
Two Female Suicide Bombers Killed in Maiduguri
Senate Mourns Danjuma Goje’s Wife
Ambode Congratulates New UNILAG VC, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
FG: No Definite Date for National Census
Hope Democratic Party Sues Buhari, AGF, Three Others over Abuses by EFCC
CSO Accuses FG of Withholding N1tn Gas Flare Fines
Policeman Arrested for Allegedly Abducting, Raping 14-year-old Girl
FCT Minister Confers Honorary Citizenship on Ivoirian President
Ekiti Pensioners mourn Death of Seven Members in Two Weeks
Abdulsalami: Nigeria Has Lost $13.7bn in One Year to Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes
Ayade Presents 50 Vehicles for Security Operations
Uzodimma Calls for Abolition of State of Origin Clause, Referendum on Restructuring
Police Invitation, Ploy to Malign, Frame Me, Says Omisore
DHQ Debunks Culpability of NAF in Deaths of Army Officer, Eight Soldiers
APGA Chief: Obiano Will Win Anambra Election With 85% of Votes Cast
Obaseki Tasks Financial Institutions on Unbanked Population
DBN Begins Lending with N5bn to 20,000 MSMEs
NCCN: Nigeria Has Gender Problem in the Workplace
Report: Nigeria, Others Cut $133bn Capex from 2015 to 2020
TCN Utilises Capacity of In-house Engineers to Cut Costs
Abuja Disco: Electricity Tariff Should be N65 Per Kilowatt Hour
Politics Frustrating NDDC’s Interventions in Akwa Ibom
Council Elections Reopen Old Wounds in Kwara
Ciroma Endorses Adeniran as PDP National Chairman
Oba of Benin Commemorates First Anniversary
‘Why SANs Are Rolling Out the Drums to Celebrate’
Teams Muller, Civil Defence Cement S’final Places
Rohr Fortifies Eagles with Youngsters
Neymar Regretting Exit from Barcelona
Champions League: Conte Hopeful Kante Fit for Roma Clash
Kwesé TV Thrills Anthony Joshua Fans in Sagamu
Atletico at Risk of Early Exit from UEFA Champions League
The Monkey Business They Call Governance
Adoption: Knots and Bolts


The Nation

Queen of Netherlands visits Nigeria
Buhari hands over Lawal, Oke to anti-graft agencies
Tinubu: I’ve confidence in Buhari
AfDB calls off proposed $400m loan to Nigeria
Buhari presides over APC caucus meeting in Aso Villa
Jonathan urges court to void Metuh’s request to compel him to testify
Protesters demand Oyegun’s removal
Mixed reactions trail Fed Govt’s sack of Lawal, Oke
Buhari, Ouattara meet over Togo, Liberia, other issues 
FIRS rakes in $50m through VAIDS
Mayhem at Ijebu-Igbo over killing of RTEAN member
Police nab undergraduate for fraud
Ibadan community accuses Army of threats to demolish homes
Policeman arrested for allegedly defiling minor
Civil Defence uncovers prostitutes’ recruitment centre
Ambode hails Ogundipe’s appointment as Unilag VC
FUBK gets new Vice Chancellor
ISIS Names Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar as Next Target
Odumosu set for induction into University of South Alabama Hall Of Fame
Rohr calls up 18-year-old Uzoho, Mikel, 22 others for Algeria, Argentina games
NFF directs Committee to submit road map for Russia 2018 World Cup
Kanu, El-Hadji Diouf, Apiah, Amokachi , others to light up Kano
ATB Stadium gets new turf after 18 years
NFF dissolves standing Committee
Falegan: Imposition ‘ll not stand in Ekiti
Why power must shift in Ekiti, by aspirant
PDP aspirants eyeing Buhari’s job
Cossy Orjiakor gets new butt
More prospects for film business as AFRIFF 2017 opens in Lagos
I’m back, says Prince Umukoro
Lawyer charged with ‘forgery’
School driver arraigned for ‘robbery, rape’
DPO after my land, says businessman
Lawmaker to empower 300 with ICT skill
Solar-powered vehicles, tricycle launched in Nigeria
Why embrace entrepreneurship?

The Sun

As Buhari sacks Lawal, Oke, Nigerians press for their prosecution
 Junaid, SERAP, Yakassai, Fayose, PDP, APC react
EFCC tracks Maina to Dubai, US, UK –Magu
APC national caucus meets in Aso Rock
Clvil war landmines: FG, 10 states agree N88bn settlement
Forensic audit exposes more fraud at National Arts Theatre
Newswatch: Jimoh Ibrahim wins at Appeal Court
Ikpeazu, Abaribe  know Nnamdi Kanu’s  whereabouts –Pan-Igbo youth group
I’ve no friction with president, says Tinubu
Avoids question on Buhari’s second term
FG rejects Diezani’s application for trial in Nigeria
Massive restructuring underway in DPR, NCDMB, others –Kachikwu
Agony, pain at Ikoyi passport office
Competence exam: War in Kaduna over 21,780 teachers’ sack
25,000 to replace sacked teachers
Anambra: PDP rallies for APGA
Presidential re-run: Kenya’s election commission declares Kenyatta winner
My victory ’ll be tested -President Odinga to announce “way forward” today
Bezos world’s richest person, again
Saudi Arabia to let women enter sports stadiums in 2018
To change Nigeria’s situation, more women needed in leadership, says Masi-Garba
Anambra: PDP treading familiar path
Anambra guber : Enugu-Onitsha expressway: How Nwoye got Fashola to order contractors back to site
Electricity pricing: Senators to meet Fashola 
  …Abaribe advocates zero-billing for vulnerable
Banking&Finance: Exchange rates take centre stage at CIBN investiture
Banking&Finance: Credit to high risk sectors may weigh down banks –
Russia 2018 W/Cup qualifier : Mikel leads 23 others for Algeria, Argentina clash
Kanu, others storm Kano for IDPs
NFF technical committee gets 3-day ultimatum
Banking&Finance : Top 10 sources of retirement income
Banking&Finance: SEC inaugurates Capital Market Development Fund
Banking&Finance: External reserves surge to $34bn
FG realises $50m from VAIDS, 2 months after –Fowler
EDITORIAL: Revisiting the Malabu oil scam


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