News Headlines Sept 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Minimum wage: Labour orders nationwide strike
Osun: Omisore caves in to FG’s pressure, supports APC in rerun
I’m ready for primary, says Ambode after meeting GAC
SDP opposes Omisore’s alliance with APC
Nine passengers die as driver rams into stationary truck
Suspected cultist killed during gun battle with police
Adeleke and the modern Nigerian tragedy
Nigeria needs an educated President, says Dickson
FG raises additional N96.74bn for 2018 budget
Gridlock as pothole causes accident in Lagos
Wike dares PDP over convention venue
Minimum wage: Labour orders nationwide strike
FUNAAB postgraduate student accuses Lagos host of rape
Osun: Omisore caves in to FG’s pressure, supports APC in rerun
Ex-Stores defender slumps and dies
I’m ready for primary, says Ambode after meeting GAC
SDP opposes Omisore’s alliance with APC
First modular refinery to process 10,000bpd crude from November
2019: Osoba backs NWC on direct primary in Ogun
Osun: Omisore caves in to FG’s pressure, supports APC in rerun
SDP opposes Omisore’s alliance with APC
Osun rerun: Aregbesola declares Thursday public holiday
Suspected cultist killed during gun battle with police
Gridlock as pothole causes accident in Lagos
EFCC arraigns ex-lawmakers for alleged N450m fraud
16 miners kidnapped in Kaduna
Abuja residents drink stream water with cattle, seek help
Army seizes 45,000 litres crude oil in Kogi
Two feared dead in Taraba boat accident
Obasanjo’s son, Abraham, declares support for Buhari’s re-election
2019: Tambuwal visits North-East, promises security
HURILAWS wants election petition funding probed
APC chieftain defects to PDP in Edo
Adeleke writes US, EU, alleges threat to life
N22bn entitlements: Nigeria Airways pensioners to undergo fresh verification
FG raises additional N96.74bn for 2018 budget
First modular refinery to process 10,000bpd crude from November
‘FAAC didn’t discuss Paris Club refund reversal to Benue’
Egmont Group lifts suspension on Nigeria
CBN to revoke 154 microfinance banks’ licences, 28 others
FEC okays $64m for Escravos power supply
Ex-Stores defender slumps and dies
World Cup: D’Tigress beat Greece 57-56, face USA
Ambode backs Lagos Open Tennis
Bet9ja supports Lagos Women Run unveils
Sahara Group Staff set Saharalympics target
Serie A: Juventus extends streaks to six wins after beating Bologna
Education: Archbishop of Lagos wants government, missions to collaborate
Kachman set to drop new single ‘Fojele’
UPDATED: Bill Cosby sentenced to three to 10 years in prison
WHO concerned over possible regression in Ebola response
WHO extremely concerned about Ebola in Congo
How to manage pneumonia in children
LASUTH gets 55 house officers, calls off strike
Editorial: Paying for Nigeria’s wrong choices
To the Osun electorate
No, Nigeria is in trouble about doctors
Grasscutter farming: Low cost, big returns


PDP Asks Buhari to Investigate First Lady over Alleged N2.5bn Scandal Says INEC’s double standard threatens 2019 elections
Omisore Backs APC, Says Ruling Party, SDP to Form Coalition Govt in Osun
D’Tigress Makes History, Berth FIBA World Cup Q’final
FG, States, LGs Share N741.843bn for August
Skye Bank Directors Under Investigation, Says NDIC
CBN signs MOU with African countries hosting Nigerian banks
APC Primaries: Oshiomhole Threatens to Sack Erring State Party Executives
Imo Deputy Governor, Madumere, Resumes Duty
Rivers Will Teach PDP Lesson If Convention is Held Elsewhere, Wike Threatens
Buhari at UNGA, Pledges Nigeria’s Commitment against Tuberculosis
Ship Owners Threaten to Sue FG over Missing N105bn Cabotage Fund
NNPC Boosts Petrol Stock, Increases Supplies against Labour’s Industrial Action
2019: Ex-Delta SSG, Macaulay Commends Tambuwal on His Presidential Bid
Omo-Agege Challenges Emerhor to Come Clean
FG Urged to Lift Suspension on Quarrying Activities
Abia Needs N25bn to Clear Backlog of Salaries, Pensions, Gratuities, Says NLC
APC Elders Forum Rejects Indirect Primaries in Kwara
Nigeria Can Make Money through Tourism than Oil, Experts Tells F
Omo-Agege Challenges Emerhor to Come Clean
‘Insecurity in Zamfara is Fuelled by Poverty’
‘We’re Working to End Saraki Dynasty in Kwara
Master of Style Winner Emerges at Dare 2 Dream Grand Finale
Digital Transformation: How Ready Is Nigeria?
Nigerian Breweries Donates Block of Classrooms to Lagos School
Rogers: Organisations Must Adopt Best Solutions against Cyberattacks
The Renewed Telcos Competition
Dangote, Elumelu, Okereke-Onyiuke, Others to Be Honoured for Market Devt
After Greece, Elonu Targets Another Feat against USA
Pinnick Set for CAF Installation on His Anniversary Day
Sahara Group Staff Target Gold Medals at 3rd Edition of Saharalympics
Customs, CIS Share the Spoils as 2018 Maritime Cup Begins
Lagos Open Tennis: LOC Visits Ambode, Seeks for Govt Support
Barca, Real Madrid in Shock Defeat to Legannes, Sevilla
Hazard’s Strike Ends Liverpool Perfect Season as Arsenal, Spurs Win
Basketball: 10 FCT Schools to Participate in Power Forward Clinic
Ben Nkechika: Delta Health Insurance Has Enrolled Over 300,000 Beneficiaries
For Delayed Motherhood, Freeze Your Eggs, Abayomi Tells Women
Enlightenment, Research Traces Dearth of ‘Abiku’ to Adequate Nutrition
Rotary Club Establishes PHC At Gidan Gimba to Fight Diseases
FMC Ebutte Metta Develops Innovative Ideas on Healthcare
Know Your Rhesus Factor Before Childbearing, Minister Tells Nigerians
The Pact with Akwa Ibom Workers
Navy Reiterates Role in Deploying Forces to Tackle Insecurity
IOM Repatriates 9,822 Stranded Nigerians in 18Months
NAF: Back to the Old Order of Investigation

The Nation

Omisore: my alliance with APC’ll give Oyetola victory
Fed Govt, states share N741.84b
Police warn against violence
Osun: 20 parties back APC
Osun Election: U.S. hails INEC’s performance
Omo-Agege rejects Emerhor’s petition to IG
Oshiomhole warns APC leaders against adoption of aspirants
My life in danger, says Adeleke
How to keep economy out of recession, by experts
Tips to improve lives, by World Bank chief
Plagiarism: ASUU disowns Unilorin lecturer
Kwara APC elders insist on direct primary
FEC okays $64m contract for Escravos power supply
Today is public holiday in Osun
Court orders release of PDP chieftain, two others in Osun
Liverpool 1–2 Chelsea Moses plays for 90 mins
Ahmadu Bello Stadium not good enough, says Rohr
Christian Paul looks beyond quarterfinal berth
Five new Libyan players to face Eagles
Serena Williams turns 37 ahead of likely record-breaking season
Owena Queens blame defeat on fatigue, officiating
Pique’s mistake helps lowly Leganes shock Barcelona
‘I’m fulfilled being a shoemaker’
Learning from books
Five reasons why a United States of Africa will not work
Three things govt must do after banning codeine
Don to students: prepare for leadership positions
Be sensitive to students’ opinion, rector tells union leaders
Ogun APC: Consensus versus direct primary
‘Bello has no challenger in Niger’
2019: Who flies Sokoto APC’s flag
‘Why manufacturing recorded stunted growth’
ASCON Oil, 11 PLC clash over filling station
Experts seek review of ‘obsolete’ surveying laws
Felabration holds Afrobics audition Friday
I’m not relenting, says Clevatee
Lanre Teriba to host Esther Ajayi, Ayefele, others
Why is family planning a taboo for Nigeria youths?
Terrorism in Sahel, Lake Chad Basin fuelled by International Jihadi Movement – Buhari
Government urged to include sign language in school curriculum
Lagos-Badagry Expressway in terrible condition, says FRSC
Suspected cultist shot dead
Police save man from mob

The Sun
Wike warns PDP on danger of changing national convention venue
APGA and the need for internal democracy
Total shutdown: Labour unions begin 14-day warning strike
Before another earth tremor occurs
Osun re-run: Zero hour for Adeleke, Oyetola
Lagos: I’m ready for APC primary – Ambode
Why my deputy is fighting me – Okorocha
Osun rerun: ACPP declares support for APC
Inside story of Osun’s no-confidence vote on APC
Naira depreciates marginally against dollar at investors’ window
Agip, NCDMB task Nigerian coys on best practices
Provision of electricity paramount for economic growth – Aniekwe
Experts implore CBN to sustain drop in inflation rate
Tension in Osun over guber re-run
Delta 2019: APC needs Ogboru to defeat Okowa – ex-PDP chieftains
APC nullifies Iriase’s expulsion
Osun guber: We’re cheated – PDP
APC, PDP trade tackles over rigging allegations, violence
Football: Cousin named as Gabon coach after Aubameyang declines offer
Real Madrid’s Isco leaves hospital after appendicitis surgery
Buhari congratulates D’Tigress over second-straight win
Osemwegie-Ero and his tourism dreams beyond Edo festiva
Cervical spondylosis
Telecoms most critical growth driver in Nigerian economy
Glo: Network upgrade, best services
Adeosungate and a government of one scandal per week
In, not under, the rain
Osun rerun: Orolu community under attack
National Convention: Wike dares PDP
Buhari calls for global support against tuberculosis
FG September bond over-subscribed by N158b
Ochonogor: How I wrote 12 books in two years
Ambode: The burden of loyalty
America is a land of opportunities
APGA and the need for internal democracy
Total shutdown: Labour unions begin 14-day warning strike
2019: Enugu youths endorse Ugwuanyi, Agbo for 2nd term

Daily Trust

Budget: CSOs want audit of N/Assembly N1.1trillion 9 years’ spending
Questionable characters don’t deserve chieftaincy titles — Oloyede
N7.6bn fraud: Kalu to open defence today
Foreign Affairs Ministry gets new permanent secretary, Suleiman
Group seeks for state’s accountability structure on nutrition
ICT tool for national security — NCC boss
Osun rerun: Omisore backs APC candidate
Okorocha, deputy trade words over court judgement
World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigress defeat Greece, qualify for quarter-final
NNPC stinks with corruption – Tambuwal
Ex-Kebbi Gov Dakingari joins race for House of Reps
Ambode: I’m ready for primaries
Nurudeen Oyewole, Lagos
Osun rerun: Arrest of PDP chieftains recipe for anarchy — Secondus
But for me Fayose could have turned Ekiti course into maize farm – Bello
Being slaves to golf rules
Despite rise in inflation, foodstuff prices fall
Investors lose N55bn on sustained decline
Domestic debt servicing falls by N346bn in Q2 – DMO
2 women killed, 5 injured in Yangoji auto crash
Firm donates surveillance cabin to Kuje FRSC
STDD tasks traders on waste evacuation
The dynamics of TCN’s upgrade in the North East
Tread with caution, Gov Al-makur
Musings on Zamfara APC gubernatorial race
MALI: At least 15 Tuaregs killed in attack on Mali village
SOUTH AFRICA: Anger after girl ‘raped’ in restaurant
Editorial: As APC primaries start tomorrow


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