News Headlines Sep 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sep 9, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

INEC budget: Fresh hurdles as National Assembly pushes resumption to Oct
APC primaries: Delegates join govs to battle Oshiomhole, senators
N16bn refund: Osun AG resigns, warns banks against withdrawals
120 PDP gov aspirants pick forms, 12 jostle for presidency
NGO demands Kyari’s probe, Presidency denies contract scam
APC primaries: Delegates join govs to battle Oshiomhole, senators
I dropped presidential bid to protest Ekiti rigging – Fayose
N16bn refund: Osun AG resigns, warns banks against withdrawals
A man once touched my breasts to be sure they were real – Seun Omojola
I was surprised when Emilia accused Theo Ukpaa of rape – Victim’s friend
I’m not a bad girl – Tayo Sobola
PDP, others partner to sack APC in Osun
‘Only God politics’ll ensure peace in Nigeria’
Ilorin residents, police collaborate to stop Badoo boys
Disability etiquette
Reggae star, Yellow Banton, bounces back after cancer scare
Push yourself in spite of your fears – Nimi Aworinde
Rant here: Leah Sharibu’s continued captivity
120 PDP gov aspirants pick forms, 12 jostle for presidency
More confusion in APC as party holds state congresses
Ibeju-Lekki residents lose valuables to flood
Flood allegedly washes away N25m worth of fruits in Kebbi
Hundreds of Roman gold coins discovered in Italian theatre
Customs seizes bags of rice, cannabis, sugar in Sokoto
Police disturbed over disappearance of children in Adamawa
Eko Disco to boost power supply by additional 20mw
Islamic calendar: Sultan directs Muslims to watch out for new moon
Kwara approves appointment of new Olomu of Omu-Aran
Fire kills three children, razes house in Nasarawa
Like Abacha days, Nigeria is on the edge of a precipice – Dan Suleiman
A senator must master how to lobby others – Khairat Gwadabe
APC won even where INEC voided votes – Hassan
Buhari’s dictatorial tendencies may mar 2019 polls — Adesanya-Davies
Sacking Benue PDP exco because of Ortom undemocratic – Nyitse
APC leadership, states tango over mode of primaries
Fayose withdraws from presidential race
Design system that’ll make you fail fast, learn quickly – Innocent Udeogu
BoI secures $500m facility for modular refineries
We reduced transaction costs to attract investors – Acting SEC DG
Power grid records 10 collapses amid zero backup capacity
Modular refinery: Edo gets chemical engineering programme
I miss Nigerian food in New Zealand – MMA fighter Israel Adesanya
Eagles close gap on South Africa, Libya, thrash Seychelles in AFCON qualifier
African t’tennis: Egypt, Nigeria square up in singles semis
IBF champion Ekundayo to visit Buhari
Amuneke secures draw for Tanzania at Uganda
Nigeria still in AFCON race — Lawal
Fintech enters the dictionary
I’m not a bad girl – Tayo Sobola
Celebrities of yesteryear and their new businesses
Movie on my NDLEA ordeal, Oya’gbe ti, will be out soon – Baba Suwe
Testicles removal among suitable options for men with advanced prostate cancer —Expert
Between Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Conception
Our precious kids’ dreams wasted, our hopes dashed –Parents of corpers who died during service
Amazon launches Fire HD 8 tablet with new feature
Rising epidemic of child theft


Atiku: For Nigeria’s Progress, We Must Change APC in 2019
Alpha Beta: I Hope EFCC’ll have the Nerve to Unravel It, Says Bode George
FG Secures $500m EXIM Bank Loan for Modular Refineries
Reports against Abba Kyari, Cooked Up Lies, Says Presidency
Ogun APC Leaders Present Akinlade to Amosun as Candidate
Moghalu Emerges Young Progressive Party’s Presidential Candidate
Rumbles Continue in DSS After Daura’s Exit
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Thrash Pirates of Seychelles 3-0
Fresh Attack Kills Three Soldiers in Plateau
Bamidele: Gunshot Won’t Deter Me from Seeking Public Office
Bloggers’ Guild Holds Annual Lecture on Fake News
FMDQ: Investors Splash N99.5tn on Short-term Instruments
A Look at World Bank’s Verdict on Nigeria Customs Service
With Weak Appetite for Bonds, Foreign Investors Embrace Treasury Bills
Germany’s Business Success Keys Revealed During Chancellor Merkel’s Visit
Sahara Group’s Shonubi Joins African ‘Energy Coalition’ in Cape Town
Google Trips: Tech Aid for the Savvy Traveller
Ahmed, Ibrahim Pick PDP Senatorial Nomination Forms in Kwara
APC Chairman, 5,000 Others Defect to PDP in Bayelsa
Bolu Akin-Olugbade: On Glitz, Glamour and Grandeur
Olanrewaju Howells: Using Real Estate to Promote Agro-Tourism
Amaka Orakwue: One Woman, Many Dreams
AMVCA: A Glittering Night When African Stars Dazzle
Fifty Nine Glorious Years of Obi Efeizomor 11 on the Throne of Owa
US Open: Osaka Wins First Grand Slam amid Serena Meltdown
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Thrash Pirates of Seychelles 3-0
US Open: Djokovic Targets 14th Grand Slam against Del Potro
Kenya shock Ghana, Comoros Hold Cameroon
Vincent Enyeama: End of an Era
September 8, 2018 12:33 pm
The Nigerian Federation vs MTN
Editorial: Issues In Campaign Finances

The Nation

Drama, Outburst, Boo & Meltdown @ U.S Open Final
PDP: Anger in Mark’s, Jang’s camps over Saraki’s consensus bid
N117 billion debt: I leave Fayose to God, says Fayemi
Presidency defends Kyari over contract scam allegation
I’ve forgiven those who invaded my house, says Clark
Ajimobi to 26 aspirants: Pick consensus candidate or face indirect primary
ALIYU ATTA: I didn’t retire as IG because of June 12
Moghalu is YPP presidential candidate
TraderMoni beneficiaries hail FG, BOI
BORNO: Sheriff’s supporters flay indirect primary
Ekiti extends long term holidays for primary, secondary school
PDP accuses Buhari of secretly releasing N16bn to Osun
I’ll deliver, Gombe APC House of Reps aspirant assures
Ahmed picks senate’s nomination form
Synthetic grass, strong wind tough for Eagles-Rohr
Amuneke hailed as Taifa stars hold Cranes in Kampala
Eagles record 1st AFCON 2019 victory hit Pirates 0-3
I stand with Griezmann
2022 Youth Games: IOC picks Senegal ahead of Nigeria
Neymar dreams Camp Nou return one year after departure
Defeating El-Rufai won’t be big task – Bello
2019: Ugwuanyi’s ascendency and peoples’ verdict
Should security votes be banned?
NMA President bags ‘Ondo Man of the Year’ award
‘I think he’s in love with her but wants a child from me
’Three soldiers killed in Plateau herders/farmers conflict
Man kills lover’s son over N20 biscuit
Boko Haram: NAF destroy structures in Sambisa, kills insurgents
Man burns teenager’s face with hot iron over N3000
Chairman urges support of girl child education in Katsina
“33” Export Reloads Friendship Parties for Lagos Residents
Initiate SME growth policies, LCCI tells government
Cowbellpedia ex-junior champ reaches semi-finals in senior category
Adulterated fuel: task-force to monitor private depots

The Sun

Paris Club refund: Govs angry over N16.67b secret payment to Osun
Buhari, Jonathan and I: Ex-IGP, Suleiman Abba, opens up
2019: Why APGA is fielding presidential candidate
Restructuring: Osinbajo under fire
N16.67B Osun Paris Club refund: Kolawole, Accountant General, resigns
The politician and his abiku business
What my father taught me about men: Erelu Bisi Fayemi, Wife of Ekiti Governor-Elect
Why Nigeria may become irrelevant to US
‘How we began NASS Study Centre with 3 students’ – Prof Eyisi
Manchester united suspends contract talks with Pogba
Fayemi: God will judge Fayose
2019 Primaries: APC states’ chairmen battle Oshiomhole
Sarri vows: I’ll lead Chelsea to EPL title
US OPEN Djokovic zooms into eighth final
2,447 athletes in Ilorin for National Youth Games
EDITORIAL: Honouring exemplary Nigerians
Alaigbo regional physical development plan
How long should a widow mourn?


Foreign Reserves Decline By $2.3bn In 11 Weeks
Battle For PDP Presidential Ticket Takes Regional Dimension
2019: APC Has No Viable Opposition – Lai Mohammed
Babangida Mohammad Dankwambo Formally Defects To APC
I Only ‘Knacked’ Her Twice – Father Explains Daughter’s Pregnancy
Political Gladiators Brace For Battle In Sokoto
I Came Into Politics With A Lot Of Vibrancy – Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe
Hoping To Force NASS Leadership Out May Be Illusionary – Ekpotu
Work Together For Common Development And A Shared Future
Grumblings As Ortom Takes Over PDP Structure In Benue
Shekarau’s Return To APC
Insecurity: Christian Leaders Hold Peace Summit
Kwara Spends N8bn To End Water Supply Challenges
Kwara PDP New Executives Inaugurated Kwara Guber: Saraki’s Ex- Chief Of Staff Picks PDP Nomination Form
LSETF Opens Loan Window For Micro Enterprises
Signal Alliance, Microsoft Unveil To Deepen Cloud Adoption In Nigeria
Is There Hope For The Nigerian Stock Market?
Kwara PDP New Executives Inaugurated Amosun To Display List Of APC Candidates
Man City Winger Announces Birth Of Daughter
Djokovic Beats Kei Nishikori To Reach US Open Final
Mac Miller ‘Found Dead At Home’
Nigeria Dance Industry Is Growing – Olukitibi
Modernising Aso-Oke To Attract Younger Generation
EDITORAL: Enthroning Democratic Culture In Nigeria
Work Together For Common Development And A Shared Future
The Benefits Of Digital Rights And Freedom Bill
Let’s Break The Ice
Livestock Fattening Business
A 1000 Days Of Shaikh El-zakzaky’s Unjust Detention; As The World Earnestly Cries For His Freedom!
ABU Zaria’s Golden Handshake With China: Transferring Railway Engineering Technology To Nigeria
Kwara Spends N8bn To End Water Supply Challenges
Kogi Inaugurates Committee On Criminal Justice
The Dancing Traffic Wardens Of Nigeria
Customs Urges Shippers To Evacuate Imports By Rail, Barges
Labour Unions Give 7-day Strike Notice In Osun
NPS Wins UNESCO Award For Literacy and Skills Development
Mass Transfer Imminent In Imo F-SARS, Says IGP
2019: Buhari Is The Only Option – Maikaya


PDP to Buhari: N16bn alleged secret release to Osun is corruption
Fayose to Kwankwaso: I’m vindicated on my 2015 comment on Buhari
Earth tremor: FCT minister orders immediate suspension of mining, quarrying activities
Nigeria’s leadership must be changed ― Atiku
10 Kwara South senatorial aspirants battle seat with governo
2019 Election: Bayelsa APC adopts direct primaries
I’ll rescue Katsina from APC misrule ― Lado
Ahmed approves appointment of Olomu of Omu Aran
NANS bans award conferment by student unions indefinitely
2019: No going back on Akinlade’s candidature ― Amosun
Committee of friends purchases nomination form for Bauchi Gov
FG panel to recover $7bn bailout funds from commercial banks
Major blue chips drop price on NSE
Ecobank announces winners of 2018 Fintech Challenge
DNA, sex and women
Body itching after bath
Hiv and contaminated food
My music has nothing to do with my religion —D’New
Adeboye’s son, Leke, shows other side
My boobs are God’s gift, I flaunt them —Actress Seun Omojola opens up
Buhari’s takeaways from FOCAC Beijing summit
2019: The tricky political calculation in the North
Benue: Fresh issues over transfer of PDP structure to Ortom
Why ADP will win —National publicity secretary
Osun electorate should vote Oyetola for continuity of good governance —Oriade council chief

The Guardian

Disparate primaries put APC on tenterhooks
17 years after, Nigeria-Sao Tome’s JDZ remains unproductive
Ambode has not done much to bridge gap between rich and poor, says Salis
Nigeria urgently needs competent leaders – Saraki
FG, agency give financial support to MSMEs, others
Former APC chairman, 5, 000 others defect to PDP
Herders kill three STF personnel in Plateau
N29m scam allegation against Abba Kyari false – Presidency
Collection of PVCs will continue until one week to 2019 general elections — Yakubu
Djokovic aims to cut ‘gentle giant’ Del Potro down to size
Nationwide league extols Sterling Bank for sponsoring playoffs
In Semi-final defeat, Nadal still dominates talk
Serena: ‘I am not a cheat’, accuses tennis of ‘sexism’
Eagles revive AFCON hopes, thrash Seychelles’ Pirates 3-0
Musa on target as Super Eagles rout Seychelles
My Frizzled Nostalgia Experience At Pancake Hub
Lack of reforms adversely affecting investments in oil/gas sector
Unending search for growth, justice in oil/gas sector
Mitee: Niger Delta only against aspects of PIGB
Editorial: Coping with effects of climate change!
How Nollywood can reshape Nigeria’s global perception
Alte Cruise: A growing genre or passing fad?
What happened to ‘Power Sector Recovery Programme’?
Yet another year for the Esama
The madman of Ado Ekiti
Overcoming onslaught of suicide
It’s time to restore quality representation in National Assembly – Abdulrazaq Gwadabe
Guber Race: Fresh fissures as Rivers APC prefers Cole
Ondo APC: Divided house under yoke of consensus, rigged congresses
Atiku, Makarfi say leadership must change to save nation
With new Nigerian conjectures, Edozie interrogates modern slavery
How Nollywood can reshape Nigeria’s global perception
Adewale … Touching lives, soothing pains with his Palette
Sylvia… The ‘art’ of exploring ‘spirit husband’ in Nollywood
Maintaining required level of vitamin D essential for health

Daily Trust

Amosun picks candidates for 40 elective positions in Ogun
Earth tremor: Scientists warn Nigerians against indiscriminate blasting of rocks
2019: APC afraid of Atiku’s emergence – PDP Chieftain
On Jigawa federal road
2019 general elections: A time to pay back
FG, please fix Lokoja-Okene road
From China with loan
An insider’s account of PACT (I)
Abuja tremors: Residents still shaken, relocating over fresh incidents
SON sensitizes Kano residents on fortification policy
Earth tremor: Scientists warn Nigerians against indiscriminate blasting of rocks.
Boko Haram storm Guzamala, many feared killed
Why Shettima has firm grip of Borno politics – Bwala
Warriors’ David West retires after 15 seasons in NBA
Group berates Ndume over Boko Haram comment
Super Eagles pick first win of AFCON 2019 qualifiers
Villa a Sesta Polo Club hosts 2018 Euro Championship
Dantata assures on 2018 Kano International Polo Festival
Edo, Chinese firm sign pact to build 1,000bpd modular refinery
Aero increases fleet, flights to Abuja, Kano, others
FCT VIO generates N1bn revenue in first half of 2018
NGO decries poor learning environment in FCT UBEB schools
Abuja agency gives 223 FCT residents business grants
Begging for crumbs
Adieu, Habibu Sani Talban Babura
Takeaways from 2018 Kaduna Book and Arts Festival (KABAFEST)
Editorial: Lessons from China-Africa summit
Nigerian actress suggests hiring Barack Obama to rule Nigeria for 8 years
Bovi, IGoDye in war of words over Uduaghan’s senate bid


Why Our Govs Are Scared Of Direct Primaries — APC Senators
2019 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles Hit Seychelles Thrice
HIGHWAYS OF DEATH: 28,195 Killed In Road Accidents In 68 Months
I Have Met Many Kings And World Leaders But The Ooni Is Different — Arab Billionaire Al Natour
Tithe: 3 Things We Must Consider
Ex-UNN Student Wins NYSC Essay Competition
SCANDAL: How Officials Breach The Law, Make Children Pay For Birth Registration
The Problem Of Retrogressive Politics In Nigeria (8)
My Grandchildren’s Age Mates Were My Classmates In Law School —Retired DIG Omojola
434 Dead, 23,893 Cases Recorded: Cholera Raging Like Bush Fire In 18 States!
26 DAYS TO PDP PRIMARIES: Prospects Of Presidential Aspirants
2019: Buhari On Sabbatical, Can’t Move Nigeria Beyond His Vision Of Daura — Hagher
2019 FIBA World Cup: Kida Backs D’Tigers To Qualify
Obasanjo Went After Me For Begging Him Not To Go For Second Term In National Interest — Senator Khairat Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe
Can Nobody In This Government Tell The Whole Truth On Important Matters?
Rule Of Law, Press Freedom, Transparency: Lessons For Nigeria From The United States
Hadiza Bawa Garba: Struck Off For Honest Mistakes (2)
My son was poisoned to death days after withdrawing N1.3m to expand his business — Father of NSCDC corporal
FAMILY WAR ERUPTS OVER SENATORIAL BID: Bianca’s sins, by Emeka Ojukwu Jr
Kyari’s N29m bribe : Presidency warns media on unverified accusations against govt officials
Buhari’s re-election is shortest route to Igbo presidency in 2023 — Nze Duru
Our leaders have failed us as a nation — Mofe Pirah
Kenny Martins, others launch initiative to enthrone Godliness in politicians
Amunike guides Tanzania to profitable draw in Kampala
IAAF Continental Cup: Ta Lou, Yego set to make Africa proud
Seedorf makes shaky start with Indomitable Lions
When your teenage kids lose it!
When your teenage girl turns a monster you hardly recognise
Can you draw the line between flirting and sexual harassment
An unworthy sacrifice
Maltina, Gbenga Adeyinka rock Ilorin with LaffMattazz
‘MultiChoice Talent Factory’ to ensure better production of African stories – MultiChoice’s MD
Seyi Shay, Falz, Kunle Remi, others to feature in MTV Base Guy Code Season
I have been to hell and back – Chinedu Bernards
Mr Real, Slim Case, bring Shaku Shaku to Ipaja on Real Deal Experience
Experts join CREM, SMEDAN, chart new course for SME funding in Nigeria
Edo Varsity, Iyamho poised to change face of tertiary education in Nigeria – Agbale


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