News Headlines Dec 13, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 13, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

 Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch


Saraki faces fresh CCT trial, to appeal at S’Court
N’Assembly puts Lagos-Ibadan road reconstruction on hold, dumps N135bn request
Removal threat: Olubadan says high chiefs are year-end entertainers
FIFA sanctions Nigeria for fielding ineligible player
Fire kills two children while mother buys sugar
Widow tackles gas company over husband’s death
Panel beater, others arrested for kidnapping in Abia
Hoodlums kill two policemen in Rivers
Generator fumes kill two in Edo
Driver arraigned for stealing N12.5m cloth
TSA: Reps query Buhari’s exemption of N50bn NNPC accounts
’m the best to succeed Ajimobi –Deputy gov
Okowa, Obiano, FRSC meet over Niger Bridge Yuletide gridlock
Monarchs petition Buhari, demand probe into Kanu’s father’s whereabouts
Amaechi says Jonathan wasted $65bn excess crude fund, PDP kicks
Estate surveyor boss dies while delivering speech at ICPC
2019: APGA may field Obiano as presidential candidate
Northern senators debate restructuring, insecurity at retreat
437 foreign-trained doctors tackle MDCN, demand fresh exams
Dad is responsible for my pregnancy, 10-year-old girl says
Panel beater, others arrested for kidnapping in Abia
Hoodlums kill two policemen in Rivers
Driver arraigned for stealing N12.5m cloth
You’re more likely to die riding Okada under a full moon —Experts
Railway: FG, Lagos agree to demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges
CPC records 30% increase in consumer complaints
Govt to initiate legislative framework for renewable energy
Ease of doing business: ‘We’re working on bureaucrats’
Nigeria on course to economic recovery, says Osinbajo
GE, Mainstream sign N8.3bn Kainji power plant rehabilitation contract
Fans blame Akeredolu as financial crisis cripples Sunshine
NSCDC win Nigeria Taekwondo Open
Singabele praises Monimichelle
Freed Tyson Fury calls out Joshua
Club World Cup: Zidane guards against Madrid complacency
UK govt unveils plans for two-year bachelor degrees
Regular detox could ease ovulation problems
Increasing cases of heart failure worries cardiologists
‘30 pharmacists not enough for Bayelsa’
‘315,000 children die of poor sanitation annually’
Incredible crab benefits
Six ways drones are changing the face of agriculture
Twitter makes ‘tweetstorms’ easier with ‘threads’
How utility companies can use data to improve services
Airtel launches fourth edition of CSR initiative
Editorial: Collapse of security system
Interrogating Nigeria’s constitution
Linking funding of universities to the ergp
Is politics really not for the poor?
Implementing a successful health budget


ThisDay



Lawyers Welcome Appeal Court Judgment on Prosecution of Judges
•Say it promotes separation of powers A’Court Affirms CCT Ruling on 15 Charges Against Saraki
Oil Prices Hit $65 on North Sea Pipeline Closure
Oyegun Salutes Secondus, Calls for Robust Engagement
Premiere of Wedding Party 2 Dazzles with Display of Middle Eastern Glamour
Oil Prices Hit $65 on North Sea Pipeline Closure
Buhari in Paris, Advocates Restructuring of Nigerian Economy Through Technology
Kachikwu: 2019 Target to End Petrol Imports
Deposition Threat, an Affront to Ibadan People, Says Olubadan
House C’ttee: Banks Still Holding N50bn Outside TSA
Bharti Airtel Denies Report of Its Planned Exit from African Operations
FG to Demolish Jibowu, Costain Bridges for Rail Lines
Trafficking of Opioid Pills Used by Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Soars in Sahel
Lagos to Transform Presidential Lodge to Heritage Centre for Leadership
Akiolu: Benin Monarch Came to Lagos Territories, Fought and Conquered
FG Pledges to Eradicate Bureaucracy Hindering Economic Expansion
Stakeholders Accuse CBN, NAICOM, Others of Violation of NHF Act
Saraki: North Has Been Undeservedly Bashed over Restructuring
Senate: Scarcity of Funds Threatening Interventions in N/East
Ribadu: Banking System Prone to Abuse by Corrupt Elements
NHRC Begins Public Hearing on Hate Speech, Electoral Violence
NUPENG Decries Scarcity of Petrol in FCT, North
NEMA Receives Fresh Batch of 245 Libyan Returnees
Dickson’s Ex-commissioner Shot Dead in Yenagoa
ILO: 82 % of Africans Lack Social Protectio
NUATE Pickets Kenya Airways
FG Signs Joint Declaration on Economic Cooperation with EFTA
Apo District Residents Petition CJN over IG’s Illegal Seizure of Property
Adewole: Nigeria is Committed to Universal Health Coverage
EFCC Urges Court to Dismiss Tarfa’s No-case Submission
JAMB Warns UTME Candidates against Fake Questions
Without Amending NESREA’s Law, Green Economy Not Achievable, Says N’Assembly
I Established IVM to Show Nigerians Can Make Their Own Brands, Says Chukwuma
Reform Bloated Civil Service to Save Cost, FG Told
NUATE Pickets Kenya Airways
IMF Harps on Economic Diversification for Nigeria, Others
CBN Injects $210m into Forex Market
AU Commends African Leaders on Free Trade
Fidelity Bank Gives Out N19m in Promo
Access Bank Rewards More Customers
Investors Stake N27bn on Equities as Dangote Cement Lifts Market
For Secondus to Succeed
FIFA Sanctions Nigeria over Use of Ineligible Player
Ambassador Prays for Nigeria, Russia Final
CHAN Eagles Confront Champions Plateau Utd
Baby Face Vows to Inflict Pain on ‘Painless’ Ngige
UK’s Anti-Doping Allows Tyson Fury to Resume Boxing Career
iBet Nigeria Targets Sports Devt from Grassroots
Exploiting France-FUNAI/Nigeria Collaboration for Educational Devt
Petroleum Varsity Plans to Mass Produce Lightweight Automobile Engines
Provost Flays Exclusion of Agric Colleges from TETFund Beneficiaries
KIA Lakeside Academy Dedicated, Unveiled in Abuja
Foundation Sensitizes Students on Hygiene
Donald Trump: Israeli’s Friend or Foe?
Editorial: FUEL SCARCITY IN FESTIVE SEASONS



The Nation



Court of Appeal to Saraki: you have case to answer
Nigeria plans to boost oil output as price hits $65
2019: PDP begins search for candidate
You can’t remove me, Olubadan tells obas
JAMB remits N3b more to Federation Account
NNPC threatens to shut stations hoarding fuel
Costain, Jibowu bridges to go
Nganjiwa’s acquittal: Senior lawyers hail verdict
Soldiers, policemen clash in Ondo
DSS attack Journalists at A’Ibom Govt House
Court orders remand of 21-yr-old over murder charge
Dad ‘impregnates’ daughter, 10
Okorocha to youths: be hungry for information
‘Stop blaming devil for road crashes’
Army denies attack on IDPs camp, soldiers
29 bag 1st Class at August 2017 law exams – DG
‘Birthday Boy’ Moses Hits 200th EPL Game, Chelsea, Palace & Burnley Win
World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria March 17
Venue for Nigeria vs. Poland Friendly Undecided
Ajunwa Now Assistant Commissioner of Police
Cardona banned for improper gesture against S/Korea
Breaking: FIFA clamped down on Nigeria for Fielding Inelligble Player for W/Cup Qualifier
FIFA sanctions Nigeria for use of ineligible player
Ayorinde: Expect more from Ambode
‘On power shift to Ogun West I stand’
Oyegun urges PDP to become responsible opposition party
Nigerian Cultural Queen Pageant crowns 2017 Queen
‘The Bridge’ premieres in style
Davido to round off 2017 with 30 Billion Concert in LagosSuspected land grabber’s trial begins tomorrow
Entertainment firm sets for 12 festival activities
Lagosians urged to be safety cautious
Obaseki engages Ambrose Alli Varsity management over ranking, sets performance target
‘Banks, insurance firms owe NHF N6.7 trillion’
Senate kicks against tariff increase by DisCos
‘BDCs should access dollars from I&E Forex Window


Vanguard

Nurse Becomes Monarch-Elect In Enugu Community
January 13, Payback Time For Victor Umeh — APGA Forum
Mrs Ambode Makes Case For Less-Privileged Children
Contempt: Lagos Bizman Asks Court To Hands Off Case
NMA Demands Compulsory Health Insurance Nationwide
Relocation: Lagos Shuts Chisco, Other Transport Fims At Jibowu
We Couldn’t Meet N30bn Target Because Of LG Polls, Says Kwara Revenue Service
The Radisson BLU Christmas Menu Tasting
What Nigerian Varsities Must Do To Be Relevant —American Don
Nigerians Must Stop NGO Bill In 24 Hrs — Amnesty Int’l Warns
deposition Threat: You’re End-Of-The-Year Entertainers, Olubadan Replies Kingmakers
Yoghurt: Consumers Force Producers To Innovate
Edrington Partners PS Nigeria To Market Spirit Brands
NB Brings Stella Lager Beer To Market
APGA To Field Presidential Candidate In 2019
Boundary Crisis: A-Ibom Community Seeks Reconciliation
Karo Lauds Okowa Over Successful PDP Convention
Amaechi tackles Jnathan over $65bn left by Obasanjo

Obasanjo begs FG to support private sector as Osibanjo inaugurates Petrolex tank farm

CCT trial: Why A-Court ordered FG to re-open case against Saraki

Van Gaal slams ‘boring’ Man U under Mourinho

Derby brawl: Guardiola: My players didn’t over-celebrate at Man Utd

Okpalla defends NFF

Messi better than you, Barca tell Ronaldo

FIFA fines Nigeria for fielding ineligible player
P.Prance sets to launch Nigeria’s top fashion school

Child singer, Iseoluwa to headline own concert

EDITORIAL: Is FG powerless against smuggling?
JAMB remitted N7.8bn to FG from 2016 UTME – Oloyede
Danbatta calls for immortalization of Ekwueme
HRH OBIMO: I’m evidence, self-discipline pays



Leadership



A’Court Sends Saraki Back To CCT
December 13, 2017, 1:20
UN Raises The Alarm Over 350m Illicit Weapons In NigeriaL
Nigeria, 149 Others Get $4.5bn To Tackle Climate Change
Ongoing Civil Service Reforms Will Enhance Productivity – Obaseki
Only Agriculture Can Save Our Country!
Court Grants Senator Misau Bail On Self-recognizance
ICPC To Go After Ex-govs Indicted Of Corruption
APDA Condemns ‘Open Bazaar’ At PDP Convention
Allegations Of Drugs, Equipment Diversion Rocks NASS Clinic
Obasanjo Left $9bn In ECA Not $65bn, Group Counters Amaechi
Olubadan To Traditional Council: You Lack Powers To Dethrone Me
FCT Relocated To Abuja Based On Territorial Integrity – Gowon
APDA Condemns ‘Open Bazaar’ At PDP Convention
IPMAN Blames Panic Buying,  Hoarding For Fuel Scarcity
UN Raises The Alarm Over 350m Illicit Weapons In Nigeria
LAGOS MARATHON: Car prize extra motivation to win 10km race – Ismael
Rainoil Tennis Open: Otu, Bulus cruise to second round As Babalola crashes out in doubles

The Sun



Gunmen kill former Bayelsa commissioner
•As truck crushes woman, injures 15 Dethronement threat, affront to Ibadan people –Olubadan
In Kebbi, PDP crisis festers despite reconciliation
2019: Buhari may pick Tinubu as VP
• Osinbajo likely to retire to full ministry at Redeemed Church
You’ve only 24 hours to stop NGO bill, Amnesty warns Nigerians
JAMB remits additional N3.6bn to FG treasury 
PDP: Oyegun tasks Secondus on responsible leadership
African countries to abolish visas for Nigerians –Minister
Assets declaration: Saraki sent back to CCT
• To face trial on 3 charges • Senate President heads to Supreme Court • North not afraid of restructuring -Masari
• No, address insecurity in region first, says Saraki
Presidency, NASS collaborate on ease of doing business
Generator fumes kill 2 in Benin
We’ll transform presidential lodge to national monument –Ambode
FG to demolish Costain, Jibowu bridges
Desist from sacrilegious threat, BFM warns Ijaw freedom fighters
• ‘We’re waiting for your 21-day ultimatum’
Palestinian Christians, Muslims unite against Trump
New York bomber warned Trump on Facebook’
Liberia holds run-off election December 2
PDP reconciliation: Dickson panel meets George, Gana, Adeniran, others
• South West not sidelined –Odeyemi 2019: APGA may field Obiano as presidential candidate
PDP suspends congress in Anambra
• Orders rerun in 6 LGs
NUPENG decries scarcity of petrol in FCT, states
…Offers support for NNPC
No govt can flourish without civil society inputs –CPC
World Bank to work out $1bn PBL for power sector
Ambassador hopes for Nigeria, Russia World Cup final
CHAN Eagles confront NPFL champions Plateau United
Algeria blunder: NFF begs Nigerians, vows to deal with culprits
Farmer kill herdsman in Kebbi, gov averts reprisal
• Mass exodus of herders, cattle sparks fresh crisis in Nasarawa
Past govt blew $65bn Excess Crude Account savings –Amaechi
EDITORIAL: Rebuilding toll plazas on federal highways
Furthering knowledge: Potentiating food and security for national development (1)
UNENDING PAIN
Four years after, no respite for victims of demolished Badagry communities IVORY TOWER BOOTY WAR!
• Non-academic staff flex muscles over N23b allowance sharing formula
The Yoruba, lamentations of Olabode George, Ambassador Toyo’s prediction and PDP convention
‘Loot’ uncountable
The SARS protests
Psychology of spiritual symbolism (5)
Colonel Clark, here is my cv (5) –Political appointments
Kudos to the judiciary in asserting its heavily assaulted independence
Orji Kalu on UNN’s radar

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