News Headlines Dec 6, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 6, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Consumers groan in Lagos, Abuja as fuel scarcity worsens

2019: Help PDP return to Aso Rock, Makarfi urges Atiku

Osinbajo visits Adamawa over clashes, residents bury 95
Irate youths kill headmaster, set corpse ablaze in Imo
BUA using militia, soldiers to mine site allocated to Dangote – Ministry
Reps hail crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU’s record-breaker
I can’t testify until Jonathan appears in court, says Metuh
Man dies in shop veranda, police arrest residents
Residents narrate how SARS man shot Lagos youth leader
Kidney failure: Patient’s mother greedy, took N3.9m, says NGO
Suspected car thief arraigned for stealing, tearing statement form
Thieves burgle flat in govt house, steal foodstuffs
Truck crushes mechanic, seven-year-old boy
Air force sends fighter jets to Adamawa, bombs villages
Dangote named among 50 most influential people globally
Reps order probe of finance minister, Gwarzo’s controversy
W’Bank gives Nigeria N107.4bn loan for rural electrification
Reps pass 2018 budget for second reading
Buhari names Ojukwu’s son as NHRC boss
My son nearly died of typhoid fever –Okonjo –Iweala
Osinbajo visits Adamawa over clashes, residents bury 95
Latest UEFA Champions League results
NFF hails Rohr, Mikel
Police arrest three for murder of cattle dealer, workers
Suspected herdsmen destroy journalist’s cassava farm in Abia
Atiku’s defection to PDP won’t affect APC, says Oyegun
APC afraid of holding national convention, says Makarfi
PDP chair: Babatope knocks Wike, Makarfi for backing Secondus
UPDATE: Return to PDP, Atiku begs defectors
2019 election: No better candidate than Buhari – Marwa
I’ll unite rival PDP factions –George
PDP S’West crisis: A’court stops orders recognising Kashamu’s group
We’ll return $321m Abacha’s loot for benefit of Nigerians – Switzerland
W’Bank gives Nigeria N107.4bn loan for rural electrification
Reps pass 2018 budget for second reading
Rivers United not under pressure, says captain
D’Tigers drop six places in FIBA rankings
GOtv Boxing: Afonja vows to beat opponent
World Cup: FG budgets N3bn for Eagles
Eagles worry us more than Argentina — Croatia
Ahmed slashes Kwara Poly tuition by N5,000
I almost got killed hawking bananas to survive –Lecturer
Admission seekers stranded as UNILAG workers protest
How Instagram friend drugged, sexually assaulted Unilorin student
Saraki disagrees with Kwarapoly authorities over increment in fees
11 graduating students of SAU bag first class
Like Harrysong, Brymo, Kiss Daniel in label war
Slave trade: Superstory’s Itohan back on air
RCCG celebrates From Faith to Faith
Man wins ‘Most Ugly’ title for the fifth time
Kiss Daniel responds to legal action threat by former label
G-Worldwide drags Kiss Daniel to court
Premature ovarian failure can cause infertility (1)
Aisha Buhari expresses concern over maternal, child mortality
‘Contraceptive rates leap among African women’
AU tackles bird flu
Ondo health officials seal up hospital over quackery
Five open source tools for developing IoT applications
Stakeholders worry over high cost of Internet
Ringier, One Africa Media consolidate merger in 10 countries
IPV6’ll enhance Internet of Things – Minister
Editorial: Buhari: Set up judicial enquiry on Maina scandal
Libya’s unacceptable trade in African slaves
El-Rufai and the dismissed Kaduna teachers
Economic recovery: Now that the night seems over…
Varsity unions and the earned allowances strike


External Reserves Hit Four-year High of $38.2bn on the Back of Eurobond Issue
• CBN to draft credit framework for SMEs, pumps $210m into FX market SEC to Resume Oando Forensic Audit from Wednesday
Buhari, Saraki, Dogara Meet to Fast-track Passage of 2018 Budget
Dangote Emerges Only African on Bloomberg’s List of 50 Most Influential People
Petrol Queues Return, Baru Rushes Back from London
Ghanaian President Calls for More Jim Ovias on the Continent
US Business Association Honours Elumelu with Global Entrepreneurship Award
Atiku at Wadatta House, Urges Mass Defection to PDP
Court Sets Aside Order Freezing 16 Accounts of Patience Jonathan
Amaechi: It’s Time to Move Away from Blame Games
Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture of $4.760m Penthouses Linked to Alison-Madueke
FG Inaugurates C’ttee to Organise State Burial for Ekwueme
Fayose Presents N98.6b Budget Estimate, Harps on Continuity
New Free Zone Developer, Notore Targets $5bn FDI, 15,000 jobs
Ministry: BUA’s Mining Activities Illegal, Refutes Company’s Allegations
Dutch Law Firm Seeks Criminal Case Against Shell Over Malabu Oil Deal
FG Rescues Batch of 144 Nigerians from Libya
Court Grants Usman Permission to Travel Abroad for Treatment
IPOB: Abaribe Files Motion Seeking Court’s Visit to Kanu’s Abia Residence
Senate to Probe Allegations of Abuse, Extra-judicial Killings by SARS
Thugs Sack NIFOR Management, Take over Institute
World Bank Lends Nigeria $350m for Rural Electrification Projects
Ngige: FG Has Met Striking Varsity Staff’s 12-point Demands
Don’t Dissolve NDDC Board, Niger Delta Youths Urge Buhari
Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Other Nations Team up against Global Terrorism
Falana Urges Buhari to End Illegal Arrest, Detention of Law-abiding Citizens, Foreigners
Duke: How to Attract Foreign Direct Investments
Marwa Group, Others Declare Support for Buhari
Nwobu Emerges Anambra PDP Chair in Controversial Election
UNICEF: HIV-Related Deaths in Adolescents on Increase in West, Central Africa
House Probes Non-execution of Constituency Projects
Edo Govt to Move against Human Trafficking Cartel
I’m Most Qualified to Lead PDP, Says Secondus
Lagos Assembly Committee Declares Creation of Okegun-Ladeseso Illegal
Dope: IOC Bans Russia from Winter Olympics
SEC to Resume Oando Forensic Audit from Wednesday
• House seeks Gwarzo’s reinstatement pending investigation
Take Advantage of Agric, SME Initiatives, CBN Tells Youths
Kano Seeks PPP to Revive Cotton Industry.

Fidelity Boss Provides Recipe for Entrepreneurs to Succeed
SEC: We Are Committed to Conducting Forensic Probe into  Oando…
Q3: Foreign Portfolio Investments Jump 259% on Renewed Demand
Ashiru’s Emergence Unsettles Kingmakers‎ in Ogun

Nigeria Must Lead Campaign to Stop Modern Slavery

In Kwara, PDP ‎Struggles to Make Its Presence Felt

Long Road to Festivities
Harvest of Criminals in Anambra
Dalung: Nigeria to Spend N3bn on 2018 World Cup
26 Schools Qualify for Zenith/Delta Principal’s Cup Zonal Stage
Sports Ministry Promises Support for Bobsled & Skeleton Athletes
NFSC, Fans Congress to Flag off Red Card Campaign
Champions League: Klopp Urges Liverpool to Finish the Job
All Set for NCC Tennis League Finals
Preparing Graduates for Relevance in the Building Sector
Ekweremadu’s Work, Learn Initiative to Curb Unemployment in S’East
12 Years After, UNIABUJA Graduates First Set of Medical Doctors
Corona Agbara at 25: Principal Emphasises Continuous Improvement
Ambode, Adebule Celebrate Children with Disabilities

The Nation

PDP governors plan ‘unity list’ to stop IBB, Jonathan
Foreign direct investment rising, says Emefiele
$321m Abacha loot coming from Switzerland
Court unfrezees Patience Jonathan’s 16 accounts
Atiku urges other defectors to return
2019: INEC may transmit results electronically from polling units
Capital flight: Local raw materials to the rescue
Strike: OAU closes till January 2
Army urges Ondo militants to surrender remaining weapons
Osun begins distribution of Opon-Imo in public schools
Fayose presents N98b budget
Two injured in Ondo road crash hospitalised
Christmas Bonus: Ugwuanyi approves 13th month salary for workers
Fed Govt inaugurates committee for Ekwueme’s burial
Troops kill seven insurgents in Borno
Unilag postpones candidates’ screening
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang
Wike Challenge Cup: ‘I watched videos, practice with pillow to learn wrestling’
Captain’s Cup 2016: Finals hold on Sunday as Team Akinboboye awaits foes
Sports Ministry promises Support For Bobsled And Skeleton Athletes
Ashley turns down £250m insists on £300m
Messi’ rejected £88m signing bonus from Man City
‘I was abducted, almost killed during Enugu council polls’
Ogun 2019: Ticket not for highest bidder
APC, others set to boycott Ekiti council poll
‘Wives On Strike’ emerges Feature Film of The Year
Indian acting legend Shashi Kapoor dies, gets state funeral
Effrakata drives lifestyle using music
Bursary: Suspend your planned protest, Lagos urges students
Why there’s no religious crisis in Lagos, by Ambode
Policeman dismissed for Mushin trader’s death
Expect best accounting practices
Iyabo: The heavy weight champion
Demands of striking university staff fully met — FG
Dangote crashes cement price on Jumia platform
Umana: Notore’ll attract $5b FDI, create 25,000 jobs
Senate plans to pass 2018 budget this month
PenCom mulls pension increase


A Week Of Tragedies, Drama In Imo
Nigeria’s External Reserves Hit 39mths High Of $38.2bn—Emefiele
We Have Been Dehumanised, Traumatised—Abia Pensioners
PDP Chairmanship Race: The Strategies And Permutations
Buhari Decorates Guards Brigade Commander
Politicians Behind #EndSARS Campaign — Police Spokesman
Buhari’s Spokesman’s Impersonator Jailed 8 Years
132 Graduates Bag First Class In UNN Convocation
How FG Can Curb Illegal Arms Importation —Ex-Delta Commissioner
PDP Convention: Opuoru Lauds Okowa’s Re-Appointment As Planning C’ttee Head
Residents, Developers Fight Over Move To Build Church In Estate
Reps Approve MTEF, Pass 2018 Budget Estimate To Second Reading
Hate Speech, Religion, Ethnicity Tearing Nigeria Apart —Gambari
Ogun Scales Up Measures Toward Child Care
S-West PDP: Confusion As Two A’ Courts Give Conflicting Orders
Baby Products: Consumers’ Apathy Leads To Reformulation
MultiChoice Unveils Festive Season Promo
5 injured, 10 tricycles damaged as Keke operators clash with Imo govt officials
NUPENG to FG: Increasing poverty, hunger may cause social upheaval
Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s $4.760m houses to FG
Atiku to Saraki, Amaechi, Goje: Return to PDP, rebuild Nigeria
PMAN blames failed roads, Apapa gridlock, rumoured fuel price hike, fuel scarcity
Deportation: My wife, 3 children stranded in India – Ebonyi indigene cries out
Govt must find permanent solution to Farmer/Herders crisis – Osinbanjo
SGF heads 10-Member C’ttee to give Alex Ekwueme state burial
Breaking: Court unfreezes Patience Jonathan’s 16 bank accounts
SEC crisis: Reps ask Finance Minister, to maintain status quo on Gwarzo
PDP Chairmanship Race: The strategies and permutations
Morocco’s king warns Trump against Jerusalem embassy move
I created Ministry of Happiness to address bitterness – Okorocha
Trump told Abbas of plans to move embassy to Jerusalem
Multi-nationals must invest in sports development – Aare Gani Adams
2018 World Cup: Iceland set to name ex-Eagles coach assistant manager
World Aids Day: Ex Eagles, Falcons stars excite fans
Count me out of World Cup, Enyeama tells Peterside
Argentina will top group D, but Nigeria remains a problem— Veron
I need to break off with this old lover
Why is he always texting in the toilet?
I prefer him as a lover
He doesn’t care for us
Eminem reveals more collaborations on new album due Dec 15
You lied Kiss Daniel tells G-Worldwide Entertainment
FTK releases hot new single
U.S. Embassy rewards finalists of “Strength in Diversity” video contest
Mr C.G.O teams up with Pardon C on new hit single ‘Package ‘
EDITORIAL: Release Paris Club funds to states
Nigeria’s external reserves hit 39mths high of $38.2bn—Emefiele
Yuletide: Lagos Police to ensure maximum security
Why Nigeria must close data divide – NCC
AISAGBONHI: Abandoned at 9 months, sent away at 13, now a wealth creator


CBN Injects $210m To Boost Forex Liquidity
PDP Won’t Win Presidency For A Long Time – Bukar
PDP National Chairmanship: My Leadership Qualities Not In Doubt – Secondus
Group Seek Women Involvement in Discussing Restructuring
Time To Move On From Criticising Past Administration – Transportation Minister
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon:  Ambode’s vision key for race success-Ogba
Nigeria Intensifies Campaign To Tackle Doping In Sports
Against Buhari’s Proposal, Senate Pegs Oil Benchmark at $47 Per Barrel
Convention: Court Rulings Deepen PDP Leadership Crisis In South-west
President Akufo-Addo Calls For More Jim Ovias’ In Africa
53 Insurance Companies Expend N116bn On Management From N324bn Income
FG To Generate 3,000mw Off-Grid Electricity By 2020
Nigeria Needs N3bn For World Cup – Dalung
Failed Parenting, Symptom Of A Failing Society!
53 Insurance Companies Expend N116bn On Management From N324bn Income

The Guardian

 Police officer goes berserk, kills polytechnic graduate
Nigeria loses bid for IMO Council
Trump travel ban takes effect
 Stop panic buying, NNPC tells Nigerians as queues persist
Terror threat triggers red alert
Rohr already decided on World Cup squad, says Agali
 FG has met demands of NASU, NAAT, SSANU, Ngige insists
Government intensifies calls for patronage of Made-in-Nigeria goods
‘Be vigilant and celebrate moderately’
Gum disease tied to cancer, others
Truck crushes two persons in Ogun State
Tricyclists, visually-impaired persons protest in Owerri
 Super Eagles to start getting camp allowances from March, says Dalung
Copa Lagos: English champion, Arsenal BSC ready for the challenge
FIFA appoints Nigerian company as exclusive travel agent
Nigeria Football Supporters Club fans congress kicks off red card campaign
Afonja Warrior vows to ruin Ghanaian opponent’s Christmas
Rivers aids Charkin’s training facility
SIFAX wins Ebute-Ojo ferry terminal concession in Lagos
Paxful enlightens Nigerians on the use of Bitcoin
Stakeholders fret over IMO Council’s election debacle
The future of African entrepreneurship finance and resourcing
Editorial: A whistleblower policy burdened by distrust
The last chance for PDP
High pitch politics herald PDP national convention
 Harmful effects of being overweight underestimated as study measured effects of high, low BMI

Daily Trust

Buhari still claims Kano stronghold
Buhari commissions hospital in Kano, lauds Ganduje
Kwara to legislate against ritual killings, corpses exhumation
S/Court fixes March 2, 2018 to rule on Dasuki’s continued detention
Herders/farmers crisis: Kogi to conduct Biometric registration of Fulanis
Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, blames printer’s devil
Oyegun can’t speak on Atiku’s defection – Frank
Anambra residents protest release of electricity company staff over vandalism
2019: APC confident to win in Cross River – spokesman
Newborn dies 7 days after mistakenly declared dead by hospital
Kwara to legislate against ritual killings, corpses exhumation
S/Court fixes March 2, 2018 to rule on Dasuki’s continued detention
Presidential aide says neglecting disabled people is a national threat
Man to die by hanging for beheading a bo
Herders/farmers crisis: Kogi to conduct Biometric registration of Fulanis
Governor Dankwambo supports #EndSARS campaign
Buhari pardons 500 inmates in Kano
Farmers group builds school, employs 250 youths in Nasarawa community
Chief of Defence Staff calls for skill empowered generation
Labour Unions issue 21-day ultimatum to Osun govt over salary arrears
Delta APC Blasts Okowa for taking credit of FG N28Bn loan for council workers’ salarie
Dangote, only African among Bloomberg’s 50 world best
401 stranded Nigerians rescued from Libya in 24 hours
Bauchi governor’s wife to pay fines, secure release of 50 inmates
Biafra: Abaribe wants court to inspect Kanu’s residence
Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, blames printer’s devil
Fuel scarcity spreads to states, litre sells at N165
Osinbajo visits Numan, vows to end farmer/herder clashes
Gift Loveday wins N1.5m at Comedy Central’s Grab The Mic Nigeria competition
World Cup: FG to spend N3bn on Super Eagles
Iceland Star: Nigeria one of the toughest opponents
Dalung indicts officials of aiding doping among athletes
Oando: SEC to continue forensic audit
Sunday Michael Ogwu, Lagos
Foreign reserves hit 3-year high at $38.2bn
Court sentences 2 men 32 months for stealing cellphone
Child, 9 others injured in Abuja auto crashes
I am confident of victory at appeal tribunal – Gwagwalada chair
Urgently needed, resolution of the deadly Numan farmer/herder clashes
Snapshots from Maina saga
Confronting human trafficking and modern slavery
Numan may be different
Whither African sexual predators?
Police arrest woman over video of same-sex kiss in Tanzania
Editorial; Save Almajiri model schools

The Sun

Budget boycott: 3 Imo Assembly members resign
2019: Oyegun tackles Atiku
• I’m at home in PDP, says  ex-VP • We’re better off without you –APC chair The Sun Governor of the Year Award, a big motivation –Wike
Arise’s abduction: Kinsmen go spiritual, declare 3-day fasting
Expenditure of excess crude funds: Senate bars Executive
• Budget passes second reading in NASS
PDP chair: Secondus divides South East, South South caucuses
Arms money: I won’t talk until Jonathan testifies –Metuh
Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot -FG
Dangote emerges only African on Bloomberg’s 50 world best
…Partners Jumia to sell Cement online
Enugu… Approves 13th month salary for workers
Osinbajo visits Numan over farmers, herders violence
Nasarawa: Al-Makura bans night grazing
Trump to move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
EU warns against recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital
One month on, Lebanon’s PM rescinds shock resignation
PDP: Its unending zoning controversy
How I intend to rebuild PDP -Secondus
South South leaders defend APC NEC, lauds Oyegun
Lagos, 9mobile to teach 1m Nigerians to code by 2019
Google introduces app to reduce high mobile data usage
Yuletide: How to avoid long queues at ATM points
Neymar happy to avoid Eagles
Russia 2018: FG budgets N3bn for World Cup
•FIFA’s dollar rain for clubs
Obilor: I want to gatecrash Eagles’ World Cup party
9mobile offers roaming customers double freebies
Ghana connects to Nigeria’s Internet Exchange Point
267,000 Nigerian riders actively utilise our app – Uber
EDITORIAL: No to electricity tariff hike
Traders lick their wounds, as fire guts Karmo Market
Ekweremadu partners Italian firm, begins vocational institute in Enugu
Katsina govt, MTN fight cattle rustling with animal identification technology
Misquoting Goodluck Jonathan
Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu: Love him, celebrate him
Atiku’s return to PDP
Colonel Clark, here is my curriculum vitae (4)
Just before we hang police SARS…
Stop these savage killings in Adamawa
Psychology of spiritual symbolism (4)

New Telegraph

Fuel scarcity forces NNPC boss back from foreign trip
Again, Diezani loses $4.764m houses to FG
FG: 2,778 Nigerians in Libyan detention camps
Oyegun: Atiku lacks tangible electoral value
Dangote, 49 others emerge Bloomberg’s world best
Senate sets December 19 for passage of 2018 Budget
Weight loss can reverse Type 2 diabetes – Study
Senate embarks on nationwide filling stations inspection
World Cup: FG budgets N3bn for Super Eagles
Maina mutilated our records for 3 years- Pensioners cries out
Atiku bombs APC, says party can’t equal PDP’s achievements
Physically challenged people threaten to shut down S’East over neglect
2018 budget passes 2nd reading – Senate
PDP National Convention: Okowa promises transparent process
UNICEF raises the alarm over increased HIV infection
Lagos raises the alarm over increased maternal mortality rate
Wike: FG planning to use SARS to rig PDP convention: S’West still in a fix
Dangote, 49 others emerge Bloomberg’s world best


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