News Headlines Sept 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

APC gov candidate: Tinubu adamant about decision on Ambode
Buhari removes Seiyefa, appoints Bichi as DSS DG
APC doomed with Buhari as sole candidate, says PDP
Obasanjo, Saraki, world leaders bid Kofi Annan farewell
Hoodlums seize corpse in Imo, demand N5m ransom
Kidnapping is a deadly game of chance – Suspect
Alfa asked me to bring human heart, hands for money ritual – Suspect
Scores killed in fresh Boko Haram attack on army location
I use charms to steal motorcycles – Suspect
I remained a party loyalist without appointment for seven years —Osinbajo
APC doomed with Buhari as sole candidate, says PDP
Court orders WAEC to produce Adeleke’s results in five days
Vote-buying: Oshiomhole’s aide attacks Jonathan
No rift between Obasanjo and me —Atiku
We will stop Lookman from playing for Eagles – England
My people will vote for me –Dogara
Customs stop re-examination of containers
Governorship poll: Lagos PDP woos Ambode
Army kills 10 suspected kidnappers, bandits
Engineer tackles Redeemed Church over property
Police arrest suspected killers of Imo Catholic priest
Man steals phone during service of songs
‘Prisons, not for punitive purposes’
NLC kicks as Mimiko picks LP presidential nomination form
No govt in Osun since Oyinlola left in 2010 –Ladoja
APC govt has turned Osun people to beggars –AD candidate
Groups give NASS five days to pass INEC budget
2019: NLC, Labour Party reject Mimiko
Air Peace buys 10 new Boeing aircraft
Single currency: Nigeria, Ghana, others fail to meet criteria
Passengers stranded as plane overshoots runway in Abuja
FG establishes 42 technology transfer centres
Osinbajo promises more funds for Trader Moni loan
Weah makes history as oldest international ever
How Eaglets can beat Ghana — Ugbade
Abdullahi boosts Sokoto Utd
Serena said she was proud of me — Osaka
2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup qualifiers continue in Lagos
Edo teachers postpone planned strike
Ignore question papers on social media, WAEC warns candidates
Danger looms in school where pupils learn under high-tension cables
WAEC cautions candidates against fraudsters
My mission is to preach gospel, not make money – Bigger
Cole, Abdulalhi, Nasiru on the shortlist for $100,000 literary prize
With Oyedepo, hope rises for National Arts Theatre
Rivers partner D’banj
Onitsha to host inaugural Golibe Festival
Ufuoma McDermott’s new movie, What Just Happened, to hit cinemas September 14
Paternity test, a reality
Nigeria loses about $2bn yearly to poor health care – FG
UTI can cause life-threatening complications, doctors warn
Five effective game, apps for typing fast
Safety tips for using mobile phones while driving
Editorial: New varsities: Reps, bury the idea
Why Nigeria stagnates at potentially great status
Education minister shouldn’t watch as Nigeria bleeds
Herd mentality and the tyranny of mob rule
Democracy is a fool


Buhari Emerges Unopposed, Faces APC Affirmation Primary in October
Osinbajo Seeks Support of Religious Leaders on Health, Economic Development
UCH Chief Medical Director Decries Brain Drain among Doctors
Abe: What APC Senators Have against Saraki
Wike Set to Meet Shell, NPA, Others over Relocation of SNEPCo to Lagos
Flood Submerges 100 Communities in Niger
Enugu Govt Explains Delay in Road Maintenance
Dickson, Amosun Seek Nigeria’s Unity Beyond Party Lines
WAMZ Elects Emefiele as Chairman
Ekiti PDP Lawmakers Hold Secret Sitting to Pass N10b Supplementary Budget
Murder of Royal Father: Enugu Community Cries out to IG over Indiscriminate Arrests
FG, Japan Sign MoU on Infrastructure Investment
Enugu Govt Explains Delay in Road Maintenance
WAMZ Elects Emefiele as Chairman
Tasks Before Usoro, NBA President
Why Gbenga Ashafa Deserves a Third Term
Buhari Has Been Very Tolerant of Saraki’
The Man to Beat in the 2019 Akwa Ibom Governorship Race
ADC Disowns Adamawa Chapter Chairman
Retired CP Accuses Senator Sani of Forgery
Masari: Katsina Will Deliver 2.5m Votes to Buhari in 2019
FG, Japan Sign MoU on Infrastructure Investment
Ebonyi Subscribes to Open Budget System
Banking Stocks Defy Bears, Lead Price Gainers
NIRSAL, Stakeholders Develop Framework to Curb $9bn Losses in Agric Haulage
SON Bursts Substandard Paints Syndicate in Port Harcourt
Premium Bread Lament High Cost of Raw Materials
Compete Clean, Fair at FIBA World Cup, FG Urges D’Tigress
U-21 Volleyball Nations Cup: Nigeria Loses to Rwanda
NYG: SWAN Lauds Sports Ministry, Berates Non-participating States
Eunisell Extends Brand Involvement in Domestic Premier League
Six Nigerian Coaches Shortlisted for Arsenal, WorldRemit Programme
New Golf Rules to Take Effect in January ‘Relaxes Play’
Premier League to Test VAR at Saturday’s Five 3pm Games
City Breaks £500m Revenue Barrier
Screening, Treatment of Diabetes, Hypertension to Be conducted in PHCs, Says Minister
FG Appoints Seasoned Pharmacist as DG NIPRD
Hygeia Emerges HMO Brand of the Year
Invest in Building Resilient Health Systems, US Ambassador Charges NCDC
FrieslandCampina Donates Dairy Products to IDP Camp
Osun APC Candidate Takes Free Medical Mission to Iwo

The Nation

Air Peace orders 10 737 MAX planes from Boeing
ABUAD’s 43 pioneer doctors inducted
Osun Govt settles debts to workers with N19.6b
World leaders bid farewell to ex-UN chief Annan
Yusuf Magaji Bichi named DSS boss
Deaths, destruction as floods ravage states
Ado-Ekiti indigenes protest Fayose’s sale of Oba’s market
NIS seizes 436 voter cards, 192 National ID slips from foreigners
Floods kill 19 in Adamawa, Gombe
Troops kill seven insurgents in Borno village
Senate: release of funds to Amnesty inadequate
Oko Poly disowns robbery suspect
Driver gets one-month jail for stealing policeman’s wallet
Gbajabiamila launches ecological project
Flood: NEMA seeks evacuation of people in Anambra
WAFU: Nigeria survive protest at Niger Republic
Impressive Liverpool seek Wembley redemption
Nissan signs rising tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador
Osun wins three gold in weightlifting
Battle for Akwa Ibom State House
Lagos lawmaker wants Senate seat after 16 years in state assembly
Atiku raises alarm over alleged threat to life
AMVCA 2018: When south meets west on Africa’s biggest stage
Adisa Afis, Nollywood upcoming star dreams big
Maristella Okpala emerges Miss Earth
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Free health mission for Lagosians
Medics decry hypertension increase in Lagos
2019: Why Ayade must be stopped in his tracks
Panel probes building collapse
Empowering more Nigerians
Witness’ absence stalls Evans’ trial
EKEDC, Mushin residents resolve bill dispute
Row over missed flight at Lagos airport
Lagos takes drug abuse campaign to schools
‘We’ll unite every sector for a waste-free society’
‘Reverend, sisters smoke in real life’- Beverly defends controversial photo
Seven tips for living with a new roommate
Navigating uncertainty in Nigeria’s conflict zone
ASUU petitions council on VC’s backdated promotion
We’ll give Nigerian students in Malaysia proper attention – Buhari
WAEC to candidates: Beware of fraudsters
Forex earnings from cashew threatened
Minister: foreign investors want banks to invest in mining
Nescafe pays N15m to promo winners
FinTech: ‘SEC to regulate tech application in capital market’

The Sun

In Lagos, Oba’s son, businessman tango over land
Persistent violence, insecurity, worrisome – Catholic Bishops
Dogara’s defection didn’t come as surprise — APC
INEC and political parties’ nomination of candidates
Free nomination form purchase
Atukwei Okai (1941-2018)
Starvation looms on the Plateau
Sallah: Dishes that made the difference in Zaria
Controversy trails Daniella Okeke’s nude pictures
Persistent violence, insecurity, worrisome – Catholic Bishops
C’ River traders want FG to raise N10, 000 collateral free loan
Defection fever in Lagos: Over 1000 APC members move to PDP
I have no anointed candidates, says Gov. Bello
Imo Guber: My ambition not based on zoning – Ololo
Air Peace acquires 10 Boeing 737 for $1.13b
Remita Payroll launched in Ghana
HABO Global unveils mobile app
FIBA World Cup: Dalung advises D’Tigress to compete clean
FIBA World Cup: D’Tigress will do well in Spain — NBBF
Lagos, Imo claim gold medals in Basketball at Youth Games
AU mission trains medical staff on life-saving skills in combat zones
Zambian national stoned to death in S/Africa – Official
UN envoy launches new bid for peace in Yemen
Free nomination form purchase
Starvation looms on the Plateau
Sallah: Dishes that made the difference in Zaria
Governors running after me – Ezeamakam (Ebele the Flutist)
INEC and political parties’ nomination of candidates
My vision is to transform state’s economy – Akintola, AD candidate
Ganduje submits nomination, expression of interest forms
Zamfara dep. gov. rejects Yari’s anointed guber candidate
EDITORIAL: Atukwei Okai (1941-2018)
When what we eat turns poisonous
Quality of decision determines success
Between Atiku’s vague restructuring and Osinbanjo’s pretensious good governance

Daily Trust

Dogara faces humiliating defeat if …, says APC
2019: Atiku petitions Buhari, alleges threat to life
Buhari appoints Yusuf Bichi as DG, DSS
BREAKING: Finally, Dogara picks PDP form….We’re not surprised — APC
APC attacks Dogara over defection to PDP
Factional Boko Haram leader Mamman Nur killed by own fighters
Buhari names Yusuf Bichi as new DSS boss
Don’t push workers to the wall, SSANU warns FG
2019: Atiku petitions Buhari, alleges threat to life
Navy to tackle insecurity in A/Ibom, Rivers
AIB investigates Skybird aircraft accident at Abuja airport
2019: Atiku petitions Buhari, alleges threat to life
Ganduje submits nomination forms, says committed to direct primaries
FG tasks D’Tigress to compete clean, fair at World Cup
Eaglets to pocket $5,600 if they beat Ghana
I have a point to prove – Okoye
AIB investigates Skybird aircraft accident at Abuja airport
Investors lost N98.8bn on sustained bearish performance
Single currency: W/A countries fail conditions, 18 months to target
Man bags 4 months imprisonment for stealing phone.
I have what it takes to represent FCT – Sen Wowo
Suspected kidnapper lynched in Gwagwa
Abracadabra, the Electoral Act and irresponsible political action
2019 and the road to Damascus
Aung San Suu Kyi must share responsibility for Rohingya genocide
Much ado about Borno’s multiple aspirants
No not Mallam Abba II
At the mercy of bastardized democracy
UK Skripal suspects: ‘We were just tourists in Salisbury’
LIBERIA: Minister jailed over foul language
UNITED STATES: Hurricane Florence could kill ‘a lot of people’
Editorial: Gas explosion in Lafia
Shehu Sani congratulates Buhari for submitting form
20 things Buhari said at ceremony to receive APC Nomination Form
Poll finds social media “breeding ground” for fake news
Addiction to social media encourages false lifestyles – Expert
India’s tech regulations – A blend of EU’s GDPR and China’s
Prof. Foluso Ladeinde


Ekiti Assembly passes N10bn supplementary budget
BREAKING: Buhari replaces Seiyefa, names Bichi new DSS DG
Minimum wage: NECA cuts proposal to N25,000, labour increases to N65,000
#BecauseWeCare: Mimiko declares for President with security, youth empowerment top agenda
Pope orders investigation of bishop as sexual misconduct looms
Ekiti Assembly passes N10bn supplementary budget
ABUAD awards car to best graduating student
Ekiti is different from Osun, we won’t allow vote-buying, Omisore is winning — Farounbi
Saraki, Lamido woo Edo delegates, slam APC for incompetence
Illegal detention: Court orders DSS to pay journalist, Jones Abiri, N10.5m compensation
ASUU raises alarm over alleged plan by LASU to sack members
8.4m fraud: Produce Ajudua, court orders prison officials
Herdsmen sack half of five LGs, kill 560 in Benue
Police arrest three suspected ritualists,18 others in Ogun
Coronation Securities expands US capabilities using Marco Polo Regulatory platform
Africa needs structured finance for effective financial trade ― Afreximbank
Flood: Prices of food items soar in Benin markets
Dangote Cement, Nestle lead losers’ chart on NSE
Nasarawa Assembly passes Health Insurance Bill
UNFPA tasks religious leaders on demographic dividend
Take advantage of vegetables in rainy season ― Nutritionist
EDITORIAL: The raid on Edwin Clark’s residence
SCOAN building collapse: In memory of the martyrs of faith
On free nomination form
I’m going to Oyo Assembly to make life better for my constituents, Oyo people —Abdul Ganee
The electorate prefers me —Adewumi


200 Kogi Communities Submerged By Flood
PMB Names Yusuf Bichi DSS DG
My Life, Family In Danger Atiku Cries Out
Connecting 1.5bn People To Internet Will Cost $450bn – ITU CRIME
Woman Made Alleged Abuser Confess On Facebook Messenger,`I Molested You’
Fayose’s Anticipated Surrendering To EFCC Is Suspicious-APC
Ganduje Submits Nomination Form, Reiterates Commitment To Direct Primaries In Kano
We’ll Ensure Nigerian Students In Malaysia Get Proper Attention – PMB
Influx Of Military Uniforms And Hardware
When Pension Fund Grew Wings In Kogi State
Minimum Wage: FG Accuses Workers Of Blackmail
World Leaders Bid Kofi Annan Farewell
Buhari’s China Trip A Boost To Our Foreign Diplomacy – Idiga
2019: Why Ibrahim Mera Is The Right Man For Kebbi State
2019: NLC, Labour Party Reject Mimiko As Its Presidential Flagbearer
Police Docks Lawyer Over Alleged N12.5m Fraud
Oyo Partners Private Organisation In Space Management
UN Prepares For 900,000 Syrians Fleeing War In Idlib

The Guardian

_Outrage as Buhari removes DSS chief
Regulators equivocate on kerosene importation, as scarcity worsens
Southeast in dilemma amid APC, PDP supremacy battles
BP, others shun Nigeria’s crude oil over prices
More intrigues trail Ambode, Tinubu face-off
Army kills scores of terrorists in Borno
Osun disburses N19.6b for payment of salaries, pension, others
NDLEA inducts celebrities, journalists as ambassadors
Bank takes over firm’s property over alleged N5.2b debt
D’Tigress upbeat as Buhari charges team to compete fairly
School Cycling Challenge holds on September 20
Notore explains decision to invest in Georgia Oboh’s career
Edo’s focus is on Sports Festival, not Youth Games, says Obaseki
Black Stallions arrive in Abidjan ready to rumble
Ikoyi Club’s academy will unearth new golf champions, says Johnson
Sunday Oliseh: The Remarkable Defensive Midfielder
These Five Homemade Toners Will Help You Combat Oily Skin
‘E-hailing business can be cheaper alternative to vehicle ownership’
Crux Rev Motorcycle debuts Nigerian market with passion for innovation
FOCAC Beijing summit, a new milestone in China-Africa relations
‘Why Nigerian travel, tourism sector lag behind’
Resetting power port-privatisation market
Bread-makers decries rising high cost of production
Editorial: Plea bargain for awaiting trial detainees
Pool therapy: Nine healthy reasons to swim
Unlocking the mining potentials in Nigeria
Fake news and media integrity
Buhari and the moral burden of leadership
Unsettled severance benefits of ex-PHCN staff
Election offers golden opportunity for a fresh start
‘Vote buying not good for democracy’
Labour Party rejects Mimiko as ex-governor declares for presidency
Group alleges inducement of voters ahead of election
Experts caution over dietary supplement containing higenamine
Mobile app to boost early detection, reduce heart diseases mortality
Eating fish oil during pregnancy aids children’s growth
How women can boost orgasm


Aare Adams Launches OPU In Canada
Clapping For Ngige With One Hand
U17 AFCON Qualifiers: Beat Ghana Get N2m, NFF Charges Eaglets
Uncertainty Pervades S-East Over IPOB’s Sit-At-Home
Emefiele Emerges WAMZ Chairman
Domestic Debts Of 36 States, FCT Hit N3.5trn In H1’18
Osinbajo, Oshiomhole Set To Receive Ayogu Eze Into APC
Akwa Ibom: Akpanudoedehe Kicks As Etiebet Pushes Ekere
CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba Can’t Afford To Toy With Rayon Sport— Mfom
Amuneke Urges Young Taifa Stars To Improve
llegal Detention: National Security Must Be Subject To Rule Of Law—Court
Sanwo-Olu Sets Up 21-Man Campaign Team
Araraume Defects To APGA, Picks Gov Nomination Form
Unpaid Salary: Ekiti LG Workers Declare Indefinite Strike
Traffic: More Lagosians Embrace Water Transportation —LASG
Edo 2019: Aspirant Wants Level Playing Field, Credible Candidates
Imo APC Coalition Insists On Direct Primaries
2 men kidnap corpse for N5m ransom in Imo
Emefiele cautions against rush into W-African common currency
Abacha Loot : Monfrini didn’t complete recovery job, says Nigerian lawyer
Breaking: Buhari appoints Bichi as new DSS DG
Dogara, a confused paperweight, says APC
Omo-Agege asks court to send Saraki to prison for contempt
Tinubu has final say on next Lagos gov —APC
Grant Ambode automatic ticket — PDP Youth Group
Breaking: Ekiti Assembly passes N10bn supplementary budget
Breaking: Mimiko joins presidential race for 2019
Breaking: Court strikes out suit seeking to stop Saraki’s removal as Senate President
Buhari wades into Tinubu, Ambode’s rift
Akwa Ibom: Akpanudoedehe kicks as Etiebet pushes Ekere
Unfolding war in Ebonyi
2019: Stop rumours of my stepping down — Jang
U17 AFCON qualifiers: Beat Ghana get N2m, NFF charges Eaglets
CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba can’t afford to toy with Rayon Sport— Mfom
22 teams vie for prudent energy handball league star prize
Weah sets world record with Liberia, Nigeria friendly
Bobrisky attacks ex-BBNaija star,Nina
How I was lured into the fashion business — Ebube Nwagbo
Emma Ugolee, Ossy Achievers set to reward social media enthusiasts
Black rain hits Ihitte Okwe community
Apple unveils new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch
NCDC investigates UK Monkeypox outbreak
APC is an inept, incapable, rudderless party – Daramola


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