News Headlines Nov 29, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Nov 29, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 
Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Malami’s meeting with me –Maina
Senators, Reps pick holes in 2018 budget proposal
Life getting harder for Nigerians under Buhari, says Okogie
Kidnappers of Igbonla school pupils surrender arms in Ondo
Nigerian roads are not bad, says Fashola
Buhari okayed Malami’s meeting with me –Maina
Court remands two for gang-raping, impregnating 17-year-old
Kidnappers collect N10m for cousins, claim relationship with police
How Abia’s N2.9bn was diverted into Kalu firm’s account –EFCC
Ending B’Haram war now depends on political class –Buratai
Ezekwesili blames men for Nigeria’s woes
Why Rohr deserves new deal – NFF
Lagos pastor allegedly threatened with havoc over shrine demolition
Security clearance delays perm secs’ inauguration
Kaduna fires 4,000 LG workers, PDP kicks
Lawmakers shun budget presentation by Okorocha
Agbakoba, Duke, Aremu, Utomi, others, float political group
Nigerian woman jailed in Dubai for human trafficking flees
Guests escape death as fire guts Imo hotel
Customs to donate seized N42m food items to IDPs
NSCDC arrests paroled inmate, six others for theft
Licensing officers arrested for shielding car thieves
Adamawa gov meets Buhari, says no plan to leave APC
APC leaders, acting chairman differ on suspended chairman Kekemeke’s status
My second term would have zero tolerance for corruption –Obiano
Budget: Reps to suspend plenary on Thursday for three weeks
FG opts against $550m Chinese loan for communications satellites
‘Discos’ force majeure notice jeopardising power generation’
Oil workers seek FG’s commitment on refineries’ repair
Amnesty wants Shell probed for alleged abuses in Ogoniland
Physically challenged persons’ protest at NNPC turns rowdy
Six-year-old steals the show at Asoju Oba
Nasarawa govt summons commissioner as player protest rocks Lafia
N’West Petroleum tourney ends in style
Out-of-form Bonucci gets Gattuso vote of confidence
1000 applicants jostle for 135 teaching jobs in Lagos
Frank Edoho moves to The Price Is Right
Ooni preaches cultural renaissance at Chatham House
Full-list of Grammy Awards nominees
Jay-Z leads Grammys race with eight nominations
You can contact more germs in gym than in toilet — Research
Editorial: Corruption: Amending the EFCC Act
Tolls on the roads again!
2018 budget: Facts behind the figures
Can Okitipupa Oil Palm aid Ondo economic transformation?
Bullet caskets for thieving leaders
Man assaults wife for alleged extramarital affair, bags six-week jail


Saraki Accuses Anti-graft Agencies of Looting Recovered Funds, Property
I Will Remain in APC, Says Adamawa Gov Jubrilla
In New Rapprochement, Buhari, Tinubu Leave for EU-AU Summit
FG Launches Action Plan to Prevent Counter Terrorism
Buratai Charges Political Class, Intelligence Community over Boko Haram
Salaries: Governors Urge Buhari to Facilitate Payment of Paris Club Refund
Senators Say 2018 Budget Projections Are Unrealistic
FG Launches Action Plan to Prevent Counter Terrorism
FIRS Hits 79.35% of 2017 Collection Target in 10 Months, Says Fowler
Salaries: Governors Urge Buhari to Facilitate Payment of Paris Club Refund
IPI Nigeria Announces Readiness to Host World Press Congress
NNPC Targets 15% Downstream Market Share, Builds Three New Mega Stations
NACC, Fosad Organise Training for SMEs
Shell Nigeria Faults Amnesty International’s Report on Ogoniland
NJC: No Zone is Marginalised in Judicial Appointments
Buhari: Nigeria to Intensify Local Search, Production of HIV/AIDS Drugs, Health Commodities
PDP: Jonathan Didn’t Endorse Micro Zoning, Says Secondus
Ortom Has No Reason to Sack Benue Workers, Says PDP
Imo Assembly Boycott 2018 Budget Presentation
Kaduna Sacks 4,042 Council Workers
Review Automotive Policy, Auto Dealers Tell FG
Dogara: We Can’t Allow Prisons Service to Fail
EU Launches N10bn Programme against Corruption in Nigeria
Tenure of NDDC Board Can’t Expire in December, Says Warri Lawyer
House to Probe Fatal Train Derailment in Lagos
Group Condemns Human Trafficking, Slave Trade of Nigerians in Libya
Belgore, Suleiman Re-arraigned for Money Laundering
Character is Basis of Good Governance, Say Ezekwesili, Awolowo, Ibru, Others
Dokpesi: I Am Ready for Debate
2019: Only Popular PDP Candidate Can Defeat APC, Says Secondus
Ekweremadu: Nigeria is Not Working
2019: Kwanee Asks Wike to Accede Governorship to Ogoniland
Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Commend Governors, Lawmakers on Restructuring
Nigeria to Host 2018 ConMin West Africa Conference
I  will Convert All My Family to Glo, Says Everyday Bonanza Car Winner
Fayose Urges Maina to Mention ‘Thieves’ in Buhari’s Govt
FG will Tackle Violent Extremism, Says Lai Mohammed
CBN Intervenes in Forex Market with Fresh $210m
AfDB Launches Youth Advisory Group
AFC Signs Agreement with Green Climate Fund
Kreston International Harps on Adherence to Standards
Year-to-date Growth Hits 39.6% as Stock Market Rebounds
How Investment in Human Capital Can Spur Grow
Oyo’s Crowded Governorship ‎Race
Unnecessary Fuss over Atiku’s Exit from APC
C’River Communities Seek Compensation
New Two-year Contract for Rohr
Why Nutrition Counts in Early Childhood Development
Atiku Blames FG for High School Dropout Rate
Minister Receives Report of Audit Panel on New Varsities
Don Advocates Use of Proper English, as UBA Rewards Essay Winners
NNPC Gives Grant to ABU’s Best Graduating Student
Industrial Manifesto for Africa

The Nation

Workers threaten governors over Buhari’s pay directive
Militants, vandals surrender arms in Ondo
Adamawa governor ‘won’t follow Atiku’
UI lecturers, NASU clash over govt’s cash
Lawmakers pick holes in 2018 Budget
12:06 amImport prohibition attracts $10b investment, says CBN
Buhari leaves for Abidjan with governors, Tinubu
Fed Govt takes over Lagos Trade Fair Complex over N6b debt
Auto dealers lose N1.7b to customs, army raids
Nigeria owes World Bank Group $7.8b
Labour leaders hopeful of living wage for workers
Pension fund hits N7.2tr
Adeosun: only 40m Nigerians pay tax
Buratai to newly-promoted Majors-Gen: be more dedicated
NDE to train 76,300 unemployed youths in vocational skills
Wike Wrestling Challenge Cup: Lagos dominates Junior class
Pinnick: Why we offered Rohr fresh two –year contract
Nigeria to host FIFA Executive Summit
FULL TIME: Wins for Man United and Leicester City
Ogoke-Ejiogu eyes promotion with Celta Vigo
CAF Approves Goal Line Technology for CHAN 2018
NFF Hides Identity of Super Falcons’ Foreign Coach
Five ‘takeaways’ from Anambra governorship election
Disabled persons seek more participation in elections
Buhari commended for free, fair polls in Anambra
Sound Sultan, Niniola, others for Eko Radio Party Season 5
Afrinolly appoints DaVinci Resolve certified training partner
Miss Port Harcourt city holds December Families of dead LGA, SUBEB staff get N254.6M
Judiciary has lost public confidence, says Lagos CJ
Fire guts shops in Egbeda
Adebule advises pupils to be abreast of world events
Black Friday: A festival of dark and shoddy deals?
…of love and self
Inferiority: The African ailment
Why Covenant University won’t accept sale of handout – Don
Import prohibition attracts $10b investment, says CBN
Fed Govt takes over Lagos Trade Fair Complex over N6b debt
Auto dealers lose N1.7b to customs, army raids
Creating entrepreneurs through technology incubation


Buhari, His Endorsers And 2019
South East Not Excluded In Appointment Of Appeal Court Judges — NJC
Community, Herdsmen Clash: Abia CP Urges Myetti Allah To Compile List Of Members
5 Badoo Cult Leaders Granted Bail, Re-Arrested
Monkey Pox Vaccination Rumour: UNICEF, NOA Engage Abia Communities On Need For Immunization, Vaccination
Affordable Drugs: PharmAccess Introduces Soft Loan To Community Pharmacists
Ekweremadu Bags World’s Outstanding Citizen Award
IGP Directs Police Commissioners To Undergo Public Relations Training
WARDC Tasks FG On Gender-Based Violence
Ohanaeze Crisis: Parent Body Takes Over Administration Of Lagos Chapter
Osinbajo Commissions Cashew Plant In Kwara
Polytechnic System Endangered By FG, Says ASUP
Education Gets 26.4%, As Jigawa Gov Budgets N134.17bn For 2018
We Have Tools To Protect Lives, Properties Of Lagiosians — Lagos CP
Peddler Hides Hemp In Pants; Nabbed At Ogun Prison
Baby Products: Consumers’ Apathy Leads To Reformulation
New TVC: Skye Bank Highlights Importance Of Consumer Power In Modern Marketing
State of the nation: We’re toying with fundamentals capable of destroying a nation — Awolowo-Dosunmu
Salary: Govs pledge to make workers smile before yuletide
Nigeria not working well as currently constituted, Ekweremadu insists
Enugu LG polls: How I was abducted, tortured by thugs — APC Guber candidate
Reps express outrage over poor implementation of 2017 budget
Why we have not paid Ikoyi whistle blower – Lai Mohammed
I must address root causes of violent extremism, Buhari vows
N120bn bribery allegation: FG increases charges against Misau
Enyimba Stadium: Contractor returns to site, promises completion by January
Stakeholders oppose 1% contribution to navy from NIMASA’s funds
Moses yet to hit top form — Conte
Real Madrid players pocket 1 million euros
Coach Rohr signs new two-year contract
Can this romance be kindled?
Is separation the answer?
Breaking: Baba Sala reported dead not dead
Renowned Egyptian actress, singer Shadia dies at 86
Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar lead male-dominated Grammy nominations
Banky W sets social media on fire as he mistakenly shares nude video of wife


PMB Not Thinking Of 2019 At The Moment – Lai Moh’d
EU Earmarks N10bn For Nigeria’s Anti-corruption Fight
NASS Begins Debate On 2018 Budget
FG Amends Charges Against Senator Misau
Insecurity: Senate To Invite Security Chiefs
PDP Will Regain Power in 2019-Dokpesi.
Reps Want Federal Poly Okoh Named After Ekwueme
Family Of 6 Alleges Threat To Life
FCT Residents To Pay For Infrastructure – Minister
We’ll Increase 2018 Budgetary Provision For Health – PMB
Jonathan Did Not Endorse Micro Zoning In PDP – Secondus
Army Remains Resolute In Eradicating Boko Haram , Militancy – Buratai
Kaduna Assembly Suspends 2 PDP Lawmakers Indefinitely
PMB Didn’t Direct States To Clear Salary Arrears Before Christmas – Govs
PDP Will Regain Power in 2019-Dokpesi.
Alhassan Meets PMB, Declines Comment On Atiku
Gov Ortom Has No Reason To Sack Benue Workers – PDP
Oando Shareholders Faults 19 Years Management Structure
NBBF Crisis: Fear Grips Stakeholders As FIBA Deadline Expires Today
100 Days of Walking with MA Abubakar
Kano FA Set For Match For IDPs
Wenger, Houlier Recommends Rohr To Nigeria – Pinnick
PDP NEC Decides On Waivers For Returnees Thursday
Breaking Existing Economic And Political Status Quo
Why PMB Deserves A Second Term – Umar Duhu

The Guardian

Government misses delivery target on $ 186m anti-piracy equipment fighting
Uproar as Senate debates 2018 budget proposal
Internet records 900% growth over a decade
Government largesse tears UI, OAU workers apart
Delta primary teachers lament non-payment of salaries
Again, Imo retirees decry unpaid 40 months pensions arrears
CBN boosts forex market with $210 million
President unveils action plan to check violent extremism
Troops kill 14 terrorists, rescue 30 hostages
NFF explains decision to offer Rohr fresh two–year contract
Lebanon wants to be fourth time lucky
Small Doctor, Reekado Banks, Falz, Simi billed for GOtv Boxing Night 13
Vardy stars as Spurs suffer huge title setback
Old boy Young downs Watford to lift Man Utd
Roma skipper De Rossi gets two-match ban
SON, operators unveil new guidelines for roofing sheets
ECOWAS Speaker accuses financial controller of hampering legislative activities
MAN, BoI canvass proper financing for business growth
TICT unveils Africa’s first female harbour crane operators
Nigerians are complicated

A Competition Act at Last!
 Editorial: Ranking the Nigeria Police Force
A dream embraces the ages: Tribute to Ekwueme
The consequences of election: Nigeria, U.S. as case study
Atiku’s pathological defections and the party system
Sleeping with the dragon queen
I have no presidential ambition, says Wike
Council poll indicates new direction in Kwara politics
Why I can’t leave APC with Atiku, by Adamawa governor
PDP flays El-Rufai as House suspends two opposition lawmakers
Why weight loss through exercise alone does not protect knees, by researchers
Garlic cure for hospital superbugs
Parental diet affects offspring immunity

Daily Trust

 Reps seek rehabilitation of Maiduguri-Monguno-Baga road
FEC approves N1.5bn adverts to get $1bn tax
“Smart condom” shares your sex life online
Boy who lost leg in Potiskum school blast back on his feet
SEC DG, two others suspended
AIB releases 4 air accident reports, cautions Zaria, Ilorin flying schools
Police rescue 3 kidnap victims in Ondo
UK to stabilise Zimbabwe’s currency, clear World Bank loan – Johnson
4, 000 Nigerian refugees return from Niger Republic – UNOCHA
Senator Sani sponsors 20 constituents to Sudan
Obiano donates 30 vehicles, 20 motorcycles to Police, NSCDC, others
Observers condemn late police deployment in Anambra polls
No salary for suspended Kaduna lawmakers – State Assembly
Buhari’s 2nd term is the best way to preserve Nigeria – El-Rufai
Atiku is a serial contestant – El-Rufai
IGP’s lawyer takes over prosecution in FG’s case against Senator Misau
Singer market protest: Trader shot by a policeman in Kano
No alternative to Buhari’s re-election – Ortom
Nigeria to host FIFA Executive Summit
Pinnick: Why we offered Rohr fresh contract
Russia 2018: Yusuf wants ‘top dogs’ for Super Eagles
FAAC disburses N4.55trn to FG, others in 9 months – NEITI
Shell complicit in Ogoniland murder, rape, torture-Amnesty
Protesters barricade Abuja highway over army land grab
Truck crushes 13-year-old to death in Abaji
100 days of walking with MA Abubakar
Trouble in Sardauna’s House
The Anguish of a parent
AU-EU summit opens with calls for “investment” in youth
France will no longer dictate to Africans – Macron
Editorial: Audit committee on recovered assets
ASUP poly lecturers suspend 15-day-old strike
NUT wants synergy for primary education funding
Orji Uzor Kalu docked on N3.2b fraud charges
Lawyer petitions CP over police impunity
Eid-el-Maulud: FG declares Friday public holiday
Hajj: No going back on March 2018 payment deadline – NAHCON
On the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W

The Sun

Maina exposes Buhari’s aides
 • Says those around president insincere, part of pension fraud syndicate • Name them now – Fayose
Senators fault 2018 budget
 • Describe it as imaginary, dead on arrival
‘How Africa FinTech Foundry’ll boost innovation, create opportunities’
Corruption: Obiano threatens aides with sack
Buhari launches National Action Plan on violent extremism
•Urges Nigerians to root out hate
Saraki: Anti-corruption agencies looting recovered assets
We can’t clear workers’ arrears by Xmas –Govs
2019: I can’t be deceived with VP position –Wike
• Group endorses gov for 2nd term Police rearrest 3 released Badoo suspects, declare 2 others wanted
Amnesty: Abductors of Epe school children, others surrender arms in Ondo
22m Nigerians now on Facebook
WACSS to hold cybersecurity conference in March
‘How Africa FinTech Foundry’ll boost innovation, create opportunities’
Buhari attends EU, AU summit in Cote d’Ivoire
Zimbabwe’s new leader issues ultimatum for return of looted funds
Kenyatta sworn in as deadly clashes continue
• Vows to unite Kenya
Fresh crisis hits Ondo APC
Atiku: I won’t leave APC –Bindow
Kano politics in state of slumber
Edo speaker talks tough on installation of Pere of Olodiama
• Priests, Enigies, Edionweres, others protest
N120bn bribery allegation: FG increases charges against Misau
North East: Senate may summon Service Chiefs… We’ve put Boko Haram on the run –Minister
LG unveils P-Veyron 6 ‘smart’ refrigerator
Smile empowers customers with flexi, bumpa plans
FG records $4.14bn capital inflow in Q3
…Lagos ranks 1st
Pinnick: Why we offered Rohr fresh two–year contract
Nigeria to host FIFA Executive summit
Buffon wins best player award
Buratai decorates late General, 44 others in Maiduguri 
LG restructuring: Kaduna sacks 4,000 workers
EDITORIAL: Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (1932-2017)
When ‘strange’ religion serenaded Abuja
…Onaiyekan preaches peace, unity
Anambra community reviews vacant stool as Igwe Chukwuma celebrates new yam festival
Why $3bn Eurobond was oversubscribed – Oniha, DMO DG
Cleric harps on Nigeria’s unity
•Insists country’ll be better when restructured
INEC, Anambra poll: A good outing
The killer wives are here
Dr. Goddy Okeke’s ridiculous reaction to Mrs. Folarin’s series
Back to basics
Nzeogwu, St. John’s Kaduna and the other great Nigerian schools
Random political musings: The earthquake of Atiku’s decampment from APC


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