News Headlines Dec 5, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers



News Headlines Dec 5, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers




Compiled by Demola Adefajo



The Punch

Boy, crippled by Boko Haram, returns to Abuja, walking
PDP panel bans presidential ticket campaign at convention
250,000 new cancer cases recorded yearly in Nigeria –FG
Okorocha swears in sister as Happiness commissioner
Two arraigned for visa fraud in Lagos
Shooting of Lagos youth not reported to police – Command
Drunken policeman kills father of one in Kogi
Fuel queues return to Lagos amid supply hiccups
Senate panel condemns Total’s $16bn Egina project
We can now repatriate funds from Nigeria – Delta Airlines
Transcorp Hilton Abuja bags global awards
FG discusses Arik’s London route return with UK
Govt plans laboratory to reduce agric exports’ rejection
PwC builds first data academy, plans labour export
Court admits INEC’s statements in N30m bribery case
Metuh gets last chance to serve Jonathan with subpoena
Rivers assembly suspends APC lawmaker
I’ll unite rival PDP factions –George
2019: Perish your dreams, MASSOB tells Buhari, Atiku
Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped, abductors seek N80m ransom
Imo youths kill, burn head teacher accused of sorcery
Two arraigned for visa fraud in Lagos
Drunken policeman kills father of one in Kogi
ISIS burns alive Syrian Air Force pilot captured 18 months ago
10-year-old girl hangs self after fight with bully was posted online
Parents hand over son to police for rape, attempted murder
Lagos community protests four-month power outage
#EndSARS: Despite IGP’s order, Nigerians insist SARS must go
Woman finds couple having sex in her driveway
National Chairmanship: Lagos PDP endorses Bode George
Govt plans laboratory to reduce agric exports’ rejection
FA Cup: Liverpool host Everton as Man City get Burnley 
UEFA Champions League fixtures
Messi’s statue vandalised again
Guardiola escapes sanctions over Redmond rant
Mascherano still needed at Barcelona – Valverde
Neymar won’t join Real Madrid
Tuition: Saraki orders stoppage to fee increment
Fashion photographer, Bruce Weber, accused of sexual harassment
IPV6’ll enhance Internet of Things – Minister
StarTimes begins broadcast in Maiduguri
We’ll aggressively address unsolicited messages – NCC
Use local data centres, NITDA urges MDAs, others
Editorial: Nigeria’s huge waste in dams lying fallow
What is wrong with Africa and Blacks?
SEC’s litany of corporate governance lapses
X-raying Olayinka’s two years in UI
Why does Rochas Okorocha enjoy controversy?


ThisDay


Makarfi: No Deal Made With Atiku as Precondition for His Return
• Okowa rolls out convention plan as 7,000 Taraba APC members defect Chibok Boy, Ali Ahmadu, Returns to Nigeria After Successful Surgery in UAE
Stanbic IBTC Retains AAA National Fitch Ratings
Court Orders Arrest of Severely Sick Nnamani
Senator Ayo Arise Kidnapped, Abductors Demand N80m Ransom
Court Orders Arrest of Severely Sick Nnamani
Buhari Returns to Abuja after Attending Counter-terrorism Summit in Jordan
To Stem Growing Fuel Queues, Kachikwu Orders Release of Products in Storage
Lagos Police Begins Implementation of Panel Recommendation on Human Right Abuses
Stanbic IBTC Retains AAA National Fitch Ratings
Dangote Crashes Cement Price Online, Partners Jumia
BUA Writes Buhari, Accuses Dangote, Mines Ministry of Sabotage
UNAIDS: Nigeria Has Second Largest HIV Epidemic Worldwide
Herdsmen Kill Two Village Heads in Adamawa
Moody’s: Nigeria’s Credit Profile Constrained by Vulnerability to Shocks, Elevated Deficits
Court Orders Orjiako’s Arrest
Police Move to Reorganise SARS
Nigeria Seals Deal with Switzerland to Return $321m Abacha Loot
Tinubu Wades into Lagos APC Crisis, Insists on Party Supremacy
Women Crucial to ECOWAS Development, Says Stella Oduah
Okorocha Swears in 28 Commissioners, Appoints Sister Commissioner for Happiness
Abia Journalist Cries out as Cattle Destroy Cassava Farm
Insecurity is Eroding Your Legacy: Huriwa Tells Buhari:
Ugwuanyi Inaugurates New Council Chairmen, Deputies
Ayade Providing Cross River Dynamic Leadership – Dekposi
 I Will Never Call on Fulani to Pick up Arms Against Anybody, Says Sultan…
Biu Market Attack: Shettima Orders Recruitment of 500 Youths as Vigilantes
Plateau PDP Endorses Secundus for Chairmanship Post
Amosun: Ogun Loses N5b Monthly Toll Revenue
Wike Releases 16 SUVs to Rivers National Assembly Members
Police Arrest Three Over Slain Cattle Dealers in Yenagoa
Alleged N30m Bribe: Court Admit Statement of INEC Officers as Evidence
FG: 3,000 Nigerian Migrants Repatriated from Libya
Heynckes Takes Bayern Back to Basics for PSG
Hearing on Malabu Oil Licence Ownership Case Stalled
FG to Compel MDAs to Patronise Made-in-Nigeria Products
Kaduna to Tackle Security Challenges Facing Chikun Communities
Lagos Police Begins Implementation of Panel Recommendation on Human Right Abuses
Official Naira Rate Drops to N307/$
FirstBank Achieves PCI DSS Recertification
FCMB Rewards 2,576 Loyal Customers
Red Star Awards Scholars, Appoints New Mentors
West African Real Estate Market Remains Favourable for Occupiers, Says Broll
Institute of Directors Nigeria Inducts New Members
PDP in Make or Mar Convention

Pinnick Restates Faith in Rohr to Make Eagles Soar
I’m Flattered by Barcelona, Man Utd’s Interests, Says Onyekuru
Team Civil Defence to Meet Team Muller in Finals
Rivers Utd, Eunisell Renew Front-of-Shirt Sponsorship
Messi Statue in Buenos Aires Vandalised
GROWING RATE OF SUICIDES IN NIGERIA
Libya: ‘No Brother in the Jungle’


The Nation


Southsouth governors insist on Secondus for PDP chair
Boko Haram victim after Dubai surgery: I want to be a policeman
Fuel queues resurface
Abductors demand N80m to free Sen. Arise
Court orders ex-Governor Nnamani’s arrest
Failure of govt cause of killings, says Sultan
How to create jobs for pilots, by NCAT rector
Why war against malaria is failing, by experts
StarTimes begins live broadcasting in Maiduguri
Gunmen kill two policemen in Nasarawa
I’m most qualified to lead PDP, says Secondus
Witness: I was framed for not backing Fayose
We’ll sustain Made-in-Nigeria patronage campaign, says Fed Govt
Ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan’s $15.591m case for Jan 19
My thoughts on restructuring, by Lalong
Again! Lionel Messi’s Statue Vandalised in Argentina
Mighty Jets Appoint Ogbe As Technical Adviser
Enyimba’ll Lift CAF Confederation Cup, says Ezenwa
Manchester United accepts Pogba ban
Kurzawa shows off bizarre hairstyle for Bayern clash
COPA Lagos 2017: First four female celebrities unveiled
Powerlifting Championships: How Oluwafemiayo smashed world record
Daniel warns against disunity
PDP’s week of anxiety
Atiku’s return will add value to rebuilding party – PDP
The beauty industry has great potentials, says Thelma Okoro
Sadiq Daba off to UK for treatment
Wizkid, Olamide join #EndSARSBrutality
Council to name road after slain activist
LASUCOM Provost suspended
‘Give kids better upbringing’
Two injured, cars damaged in road crashes
UNILORIN Non-Academic staff join strike
Kwara poly fee hike: Saraki wades in
ASUU to battle Kogi, Lagos over lingering crisis
FUT Minna gets new VC
NDIC pays N105b to failed banks’ depositors
Ericsson sees one billion 5G subscriptions
Rates parity likely as N307 exchanges for dollar
Nigeria moves to update CFTA modalities


Vanguard



Gov. Shettima,Da Taushi Da Laushi
Pro-Biafra Groups To Adopt New Strategies — MASSOB
LIBYA SLAVE TRADE: Obi Calls For Re-Think
FG’s Hostile Measures Escalate Tension In N’Delta — A’Ibom Stakeholders
Stanbic IBTC Facilitates N6bn Facility To Kellogg Tolaram
Okowa Blasts Critics, Vows To Lessen LGs’ Salary Burden
Physically-Challenged Group Seek Gani Adams’ Intervention To Get Own Ministry
Fayose’s Xmas Clothes: Muslim Youths Kick, Say Gesture One-Sided
Volunteers Day: Obaseki Seeks Stronger Ties Between States, Volunteers To Drive Devt
FG Sets Aside N28bn To Fund Primary Health Care Intervention In 2018
Nigeria Should Not Rush Enyeama Back For World Cup — Babangida
How We Turned Tide Against Boko Haram—Buratai
2018 Imo Budget Controversy Deepens
LG Equips Kuje General Hospital With Air Conditioners, Others
N30m Bribe: Court Admits INEC Official’s Statements As Exhibit
Patience Jonathan Re-Files Application To Vacate No Debit Order
Apc’s Call For Cancellation Of A-Ibom LG Poll Baseless — Pdp
We won’t roll with Atiku in the mud – Presidency
I want Jonathan to testify despite threats to my life, Metuh tells court
Teacher killed for flogging student in Anambra
Breaking: Charly Boy group protests in handcuffs, chains over Libya slave trade
14 banks incur N368.3bn bad loans in 9 months
Nigeria suffering from broken public finance — Soludo
Jonathan not maintaining dignity after leaving office — Oyegun
Atiku has lost touch with reality, says Buhari’s aide
North not afraid of restructuring, says Tambuwal, others
Kwapoly tuition fee increase unacceptable – Saraki
Okorocha swears-in 28 commissioners, 27 LG transition C’ttee chairmen
PDP lost power in 2015 because of arrogant party leaders – Dokpesi
Wike releases 16 SUV to Rivers’ National Assembly members
Team Nigeria names 21 for African Skating Championship
Messi’s statue in Argentina has its legs cut off
Pinnick: Mental strength will save Eagles
Guardiola escapes sanctions over Redmond rant
Don Jazzy, Olamide, others unite say ‘SARS must be scrapped’
Big Brother Nigeria returns
Award: Mrs Ajimobi advocates better life for children, women
Don’t exploit youths for your personal political ambition -Comedian I Go Dye tells Atiku
ZUFF 2017 : Sam Loco-Efe, ‘Giringory’ others honoured with Rock of Fame
EDITORIAL: Borno’s proposed Boko Haram Museum
NASS, NANS give Lagos state 7days ultimatum to pay 2016/2017 bursary
We’ll name, shame tax defaulters after VAIDS in March, 2018 — Adeosun



The Guardian



 Court adjourns hearing on Malabu oil deal
Insecurity is eroding your legacy, HURIWA tells Buhari
Chagoury Group gives android tablets to visiting children
 Lagos students lament non-payment of bursaries
Gidi Jobs fair to create job opportunities
ABU alumni donate to Pacelli School
NPA, maritime workers berate Saipem over alleged debt
Isoko hold annual praise day to appreciate God
MRA inducts SON in Hall of Shame for flouting FOI Act
 Agumanu leads female celebrities to Copa Lagos
PZ Cussons, Manchester City hold talks in Lagos
Dynamite FC to play 2018/2019 home games at Edo University
Boxing federation’s trials begin in Lagos tomorrow
Guardiola escapes sanctions over Redmond rant
Five outstanding Nigerian players at the weekend
 Stock Exchange’s market capitalisation appreciates marginally by N11 billion
Finland deepens bilateral ties with Nigeria
Ecobank wins award in five regions
 Editorial: The Ogoni clean-up project
 How poverty compounds poor medical treatment
Why Obiano won
Issues and challenges of restructuring Nigeria
Why government wants forfeiture of balances in non-BVN-linked accounts
Nigeria has no alternative to Buhari at 2019 polls, says Ortom
Why more women have asthma than men
Moroccan Filmmaker Khadija Alami seeks collaboration with Nollywood
Sierra Leone’s huge ‘peace diamond’ fetches $6.5 mn
House of Cards’ to resume production — without Spacey

Leadership

No Plan To Increase Fuel Price – NNPC
Maina: Fresh Revelations Unsettle HoS Official 
No Special Concession For Atiku – PDP
IGP Orders Reorganisation Of SARS, Appoints New CP
Lagos Pays N1.07bn To 301 Retirees
Delta Govt Seeks N900bn To Resuscitate Moribund Industries
PDP: Wike Berates Champions Of Micro Zoning
No Plan To Increase Fuel Price – NNPC
Why I Want To Be PDP Spokesman – Ologbondiyan
PDP National Chairmanship: Between Northern Caucus’ Verdict And South-west Aspirants
HIV/AIDS Cure: PMB Approves Drug’s Patent For Nigerian Researcher
NCPC To Flag Off 2017 Pilgrimage Tomorrow
Boko Haram Kid Victim Returns To Nigeria After Successful Surgery In Dubai.
2019: PMB Will Defeat Atiku Mercilessly – Dimkpa
Foreign Reserves Increases To $34.8bn In November – CBN
CPC Moves Against Banks Over Rip-off Charges
Nigeria To Save N127bn In Forex With Cassava Bread
Sovereign Trust Insurance Posts N7.3bn PAT
Naira Drops To N307/$ At Interbank Rate – CBN
Maritime Workers To Shut Seaports Over Saipem’s N10bn Debt
Moody’s Projects 3.2% Budget Deficit For Nigeria In 2018
CBN Doles N104bn To 1m Farmers’ Under ACGSF
Gwarzo: Adeosun Shielding Oando From Forensic Audit – Shareholders
FG Issues Last Savings Bond For 2017
Foreign Reserves Increases To $34.8bn In November – CBN
CPC Moves Against Banks Over Rip-off Charges
CPC Moves Against Banks Over Rip-off Charges
Buhari Must Ensure Equity In Ministerial Appointment
Pinnick: Belief, Mental Strength Will Make Eagles Soar
NCC Tennis: Team Civil Defence Gets Revenge Over Offikwu, Set For Final With Team Muller
Maina: Fresh Revelations Unsettle HoS Officials


The Sun




Nigerians buy, sell Nigerians in Libya –Envoy
LASU removes LASUCOM provost€South South sustained PDP during crisis –Wike
• Doles out 16 SUVs to state’s NASS caucus
Kerosene explosion kills 2 in Rivers
• 7 in critical condition
PDP: No concession for Atiku  –Makarfi
I almost fled Nigeria in 2016 –Buhari
• President opens up on recession, says nobody can satisfy Nigerians
No govt money traced to former FCT minister’s account —EFCC witness
Farmers/Fulani clash: Northern rulers, South East chiefs blame FG
Mixed reactions trail Atiku’s return to PDP
MASSOB bombshell: Nigeria’ll split into 3 in 2019
2019: North-East and Atiku’s renewed quest for presidency
Atiku: 8 commissioners dump APC in Adamawa
Okorocha appoints sister as Happiness and Couples Fulfilment commissioner
India’s legendary actor Shashi Kapoor dies at 79
Yemen: Houthis confirm assassination BREAKING: Ex-Yemeni leader, Abdullah Saleh killed
Shareholders demand forensic audit of 7Up
…Kick against $60m buyout offer
CBN spends over N3trn in 8 years bailing out banks
Angry APC govs, NASS members may join Atiku soon –Timi Frank
Non-academic staff strike disrupts admissions in varsities


New Telegraph



 Atiku, Makarfi in closed-door meeting
Boko Haram: Chibok boy returns from Dubai
How bank bribed ex-minister with Abuja property –EFCC
9mobile Internet subscribers lament depletion of data
Sultan to Buhari: Take firm action on herdsmen, farmers’ clashes
IG probes SARS over extra-judicial killings, misconduct
Depot owners push fuel pump price above N145 per litre
NNPC: No plan to hike fuel price above N145 per litre
Hope as researchers unveil new therapy for prostate
Okorocha appoints sister Commissioner for Happiness, Couples’ Fulfilment
BREAKING: Fuel scarcity hit Lagos, Ogun
Buhari meets govs over arms build-up
Tambuwal tasks military on professionalism
#EndSARS: Senate to investigate Human Rights abuses
#EndSARS: Nigerian Police threaten leader of campaign against anti-robbery squad
Fuel Scarcity: NNPC GMD rush back to Nigeria as fuel queues return
Messi’s statue hacked down again
99 persons die in boat mishaps in Kebbi, Niger, Lagos states between April, September
Money Lost To Workers With Fake Certificates Enough To Provide Water In Every Ward
G-Worldwide drags Kiss Daniel to court
Alleged N4.6bn fraud: Court admits Fani-Kayode’s account statement
Boko Haram: Chibok boy returns from Dubai
World Cup: Iceland contact ex-Eagles’ coach
How bank bribed ex-minister with Abuja property –EFCC
Atiku returns home

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