News Headlines Sept 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Osun poll: PDP attacks Buhari for celebrating ‘stolen mandate’
PDP bows to Wike, picks Port Harcourt as convention venue
APC state chairmen get membership registers as governorship primaries hold tomorrow
Independence tragedy: Air Force chief orders probe as pilot dies during rehearsals
Paris Club refunds: Ortom raises the alarm over disappearance of N4bn
Why APC disqualified Shittu, Al-Hassan – Oshiomhole
Nigeria must do more to fight poverty –Adeboye
48 dead, hundreds injured in tsunami-hit Indonesian city
Thugs, not Yabatech students attacked us – Mayorkun’s manager
Nine things to note before engaging in office romance
Police arrest 34-year-old while stealing MTN solar batteries
Ghanaian kills wife, self in Ibadan
Barman accused of sexual harassment stabs neighbour to death
Lalong declares curfew as gunmen murder eight family members, two others in Jos
People who say I’m slow said nothing about PDP’s 16-year misrule – Buhari
Presidency moves to end strike, banks, hospitals remain shut
Kwara rep, Adedoyin, is dead
I will continue to pursue my governorship ambition – Ihedioha
Armed robbers in police net for breaking into homes in Enugu
Osun election: Democracy in Nigeria is dead – Fayose
Osun rerun: PDP rejects results, says it’s black day for Nigeria
Security guard jailed seven years for stealing N2m goods
Cart pusher kills labourer over N200 change in Lagos
We only defraud greedy people, says suspect
NAPTIP rescues 11 girls, arrests four suspected traffickers
NPS sacks three warders for smuggling cannabis into prison
APC state chairmen get membership registers as governorship primaries hold tomorrow
Osun: INEC, EFCC and empty threats against vote-buyers
Idiagbon’s son clashes with aspirant over use of father’s name
APGA Primaries: Don’t allow imposition of candidates, stakeholders tell Obiano
PDP will not disintegrate after primaries, says David Mark
APGA will reclaim its stolen mandate in Nasarawa –Onye
We’re prepared for gov primary –Rivers APC
Strike: Unions disrupt flight operations at Lagos airport
‘Foreign investors ready to increase investments in Nigeria’
Vessel financing fund hits $300m, say ship owners
Stakeholders demand CBN report on financial market status
Bajaj Electricals to raise investment in Nigeria
10 questions you should ask your bank
During the civil war, we delivered bombs to soldiers –Prof. Nwamuo
My dream is to go and watch athletes at the Olympics –Adefisayo
High recurrent expenditure, a disservice to Nigeria –Jaiyeola, ICAN President
Nigerian constitution faulty, promotes poverty– Byron
Nigerians must learn to be patient with their leaders – Umohinyang
2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup: USA coach hails gallant D’Tigress
EPL: You are not bigger than United, Mourinho warns Pogba
Enyimba face Pillars in Aiteo Cup

Osun Rerun: Oshiomhole Attributes Victory to Deal with Omisore
Air Force Pilot Dies in Plane Crash
Violence Erupts in Jos as Unknown Gunmen Kill 14 People
Pilot Dies as Two Air Force Jets Crash in Abuja, Buhari Mourns
Dickson Seeks Military Support for Evacuation of Flood Victims
Court Adjourns EFCC Director’s Suit Challenging Demotio
Benue Warns FG Not to Tamper with its Paris Club Refunds
Air Peace Loses N60m to Flight Disruptions by Labour
APC Governor Elect Vows to Work for Interest of All
I Will Tackle Bakassi Issue if Elected President, Pledges David Mark
Group Blasts Shehu Sani for Alleged Name Dropping
I’ve Run Inclusive Government in Lagos, Says Ambode
PDP Hosts Convention in Port Harcourt, Carpets Buhari over Osun Polls
• We all agreed to hold the convention in Port Harcourt- Saraki •
Imo APGA: No Changing of Adhoc Delegates List by NWC, Says Ezeobi
Federal Government Says Nigeria open for business
• As Global Investors show support
Zenith Labour Party Threatens to Sue APC for Violating Electoral Act
We’ll Restore Gombe from 8-year Damage, Assures Goje
Use Strike to Protest Election Rigging, not Salary Hike Only, Group Tells Labour
Osun Rerun: Buhari Leading a Government of Gangsters, Says ADC
Rabiu Kwankwaso’s Desperation
Wole Soyinka Provokes Sterling Leadership
FG Should Consider Issues Around the Bonny-Bodo Road
Ogun West Must Negotiate to Get Governorship Seat
Power Nigeria Exhibition Ends in Lagos
Rolls-Royce Launches Cullinan in Wyoming U.S.A
MINI Founded Accelerator URBAN-X Showcases Visions for an Urbantech Revolution in Cities
All-new 2019 Kia Cerato Sets a New Pace for Sedans
Lexus Introduces Sharper, Safer, More Refined ES Sedan
Anthony Joshua: Will He Ever Emerge as the ‘Real Deal’
Chelsea Set to Halt Liverpool Premier League Run
Wimbledon to Rethink on-court Coaching Rules
Real, Atletico Divide Madrid
FIFA Women’s Ranking: Super Falcons Ranked 38th in the World, Remain Africa’s Best
2018 FMCG Games Come to a Close Sunday
Wada Clears Kenya of Institutional Doping
Sheyi Ojo: Nigeria on His Mind
Bright Chimezie: Zigima Sound is Still Very Much Alive
Merry Men: More than Just a Movie Premiere
I Represent Women Who Are Curvy, Busty…There is No Shame in That
Lagos PSP Operators Rally Support for Sanwo-Olu
Patrick Chidolue: I Believe in Life After Death, So, I Do Things That Will Make Me See God
Dare2Dream Season 5 Grand Finale

The Nation

Lagos APC denies suspending members
2019: Party congresses, primaries to cost INEC N630m
APGA South senatorial ticket: Many rivers to cross for Bianca Ojukwu
Victory shows APC is preferred party —Obaseki
Convention venue: PDP bows to Wike
NNPC begs labour to avoid pushing nation back into recession
APC, PDP pick governorship candidates tomorrow
Atiku, Saraki, Fayose reject Oyetola’s election
Ambode, Fayemi congratulate governor-elect
President meets, congratulates first elected black senator in Italy
Shock as Olawepo-Hashim pulls out of ANN presidential primaries
Jubilation in Oyetola’s hometown
25 killed in fresh Plateau attacks
Osun poll: Our deal with Omisore, by Oshiomhole
Osun governor-elect Oyetola unfolds agenda
As NFF faces the future
2018 FIBA World Cup: U.S halts Nigeria in quarter-finals
The language barrier at Danfodiyo Varsity
Oyo APC congratulates Oyetola
Combating corruption will free funds for Africa development – Buhari
Buhari gets special honours in New York
50m accounts affected by security breach – Facebook
AMAA partners Cuban school to train aspiring filmmakers in Kigali
RAMSEY NOUAH, others join MACMME campaign
Airtel to create more entrepreneurs in Nigeria — CEO
Gunmen attack Jos metropolis, wipe out family of nine
Independence Anniversary: Police ready to ensure hitch-free celebration

The Sun

Air force pilot killed as 2 fighter jets crash in Abuja
3,619 delegates to choose PDP presidential candidate
Last moments of ex-Minister, Funke Adedoyin
How Fela influenced my perception about life
Minimum wage: FG, labour to reconvene Oct. 4th – Presidency
Lagos 2019: Ambode dares Tinubu, says I won’t step down
Family of 9, pregnant woman among 16 killed in fresh Plateau attack
Osun guber: Fayemi congratulate s Oyetola
2019: Buhari’ll make it – Odoh, Ebonyi gov aspirant
Kwankwaso: I am Nigeria’s next president
PDP to publicise delegates list for primaries
NSE market indices record marginal growth of 0.01%
NACC partners firm to attract U.S. investors in power, non-oil sectors
Telecom Industry suffers $3bn revenue loss to, call masking, simboxing- NCC
Osun Re-run Election: Adeleke vows to contest results in court
INEC should deregister merged parties – APDA
Osun guber, a show of shame on nation’s fledgling democracy- Fayose
I won’t be an errand boy governor if… -Ejiogu
Anthony Joshua: Diary of a Champion
The mystery of the Fourth man
Why a woman shouldn’t propose to a man
October 1: Celebration of insecurity?
Let us pray for Osun State
Allegory of the political truck
How blackmailers got my s*x tapes, nude pictures – Princess Shyngle
Diamond Couple: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ebe
Group commences war against harassment in Nigerian varsities
Facebook security breach affects as many as 50 million users
Plateau Govt. imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos
My labour room experience – Salma Aminu, actress
Settling pension arrears of ex-Nigeria Airways workers
My friends mock me because of what I do
Why it’s important to let your child fail
Being a mom: Strategies for talking to your daughter about sexual harassment

Daily Trust

Buhari: What I’ll do if I win next election
Should anniversaries be celebrated?
Respecting social media boundaries
PROBLEM: Ulcer pain? Try honey
Anti-fat brigade comes to ban trans-fat in your diet
Tuberculosis war chest gets one more weapon
How APC bagged Osun
Unemployment graduates into Nigeria’s biggest problem
APC presidential primaries across states: ‘Buhari expects 16m votes in primaries’
How NAF pilot died in Abuja jet crash
Why Shittu, Mama Taraba were disqualified – Oshiomhole
PDP NEC approves Port Harcourt as convention venue
Kebbi gov’ship primary: Ibrahim Mera not cleared to contest – APC
Kogi APC adopts affirmation in presidential primaries
Our fears for 2019 polls – International monitors
Air Peace loses N60million as NLC, TUC disrupt flights operations
Strike: NLC members disrupt flights operations at Lagos airport
Telecoms industry loses $3bn revenue to ‘SIM box’ fraud – Danbatta
Gunmen kidnap Kuje chairman’s driver
Ona of Abaji pledges support to AEDC on revenue collection
70% of FCT citizens live in slums – Senatorial aspirant
Takeaways from the Osun Election


Osun Re-run Election: Adeleke vows to contest results in court
Osun election: Our deal with Omisore – Oshiomhole
Olawepo withdraws from ANN Presidential primaries
Tackling corruption will free up development funds ― Buhari
I’ll run inclusive, participatory government ― Osun State Governor-elect, Oyetola
Olawepo withdraws from ANN Presidential primaries
Flooding: Ongoing flood may be worse than 2012, Uduaghan warns
2019: APC presidential primary records massive turn-out in Anambra
APC primaries: Why we want Buhari back ― Emerhor
Tackling corruption will free up development funds ― Buhari
Substandard tyres: SON hires Keyamo to prosecute Chinese
2019: Makarfi promises devolution of power if elected
He drinks himself to stupor, beats, drags me on the floor —Wife
I trained our children up to varsity level, built the house we live in; all he does is to get drunk —Wife
He stole my N50, 000, attempted to use our baby for ritual —Wife
Man allegedly sells fake gold necklace for N500,000
Huge fire engulfs skyscraper in Kuwait, as 2,500 workers flee in terror
Former Mexico governor, Duarte, jailed for nine years
Airtel to create more entrepreneurs in Nigeria — CEO
China’s bilateral trade with Nigeria reached $13.78bn
FG, World Bank sign N277m MoU to upgrade mining cadastre
Delivering after CS
Is knuckle cracking safe?
Will Smith feels ‘absolute terror’ in Grand Canyon bungee jump
Nollywood: Funding, challenge to quality production —Ovbiagele
Master of Style winner emerges at Dare 2 Dream grand finale
Second Nigeria Beer Festival postponed due to weather, better planning
Nigeria @58: We’re bedeviled with more problems now than in 1960 but… —Junaid Mohammed


Private Hospitals Reap From Strike
Large Turnout, Tight Security At APC Presidential Primary
Air Force Pilot Dies In Final Reheasal For October 1
Public Officers And Certificate Scandals
Prostitution: NAPTIP Seals Hotel In Abuja, Arrests 3 Suspects For Alleged Use Of Underage Girls
Katsina: Consensus Candidate Divides PDP As APC Splits Over PMB’s In-law’s Ambition
Adamawa: Consensus Candidate To Emerge Between Ribadu, Mahmood Tomorrow
Speaker Dogara Mourns Late Rep. Funke Adedoyi
Flood Kills Late Music Maestro Osadebe’s Son In Anambra
Konga To Invest N2.9bn To Strengthen E-Commerce Logistics
German Agency To Support Small Holder Farmers With €3.5m
Delta To Launch First Biometric Terminal In U.S.
PDP: Who Confronts Buhari In 2019
Group Urges FG To Be Proactive In Signing PIGB To Law
Agbada Siege
50 Die In Indonesia Earthquake
NNPC Tasks Workers On Recession
Troubled Spots Of APC Governorship Primaries
Young Democratic Party Screens Aspirants
Osun: Oyetola Promises Inclusive Governance
Osun: I Will Reclaim My Mandate – Adeleke
Unmovable Falcons Retain Africa Top Spot In FIFA Ranking
Independence Day Golf: Nigerian, Ghanaian Golfers Renew Rivalry
Lil Wayne Teams With 14 Designers for ‘Tha Carter V’ Merchandise Collection
We Need Anti-piracy Board For The Entertainment Industry – Mr Ibu
From Independence: The Journey So Far
Dayo Amusa Returns To The Cinemas With ‘That Which Binds Us’
EDITORIAL: That Directive On Ex-parte Order
Bauchi APC And Internal Saboteurs
Reactions To House Call
Teamwork Makes The Dream WorkBenefits Of Internet To Africa
Guardian Of Orphans
UBTH Service Delivery And Obaseki Model
My Passion Is To Enhance Natural Beauty – Dara
Independence Day Makeup Inspiration
5 Health Benefits Of Moringa
Challenges Make Me Enjoy My Job Better – Ex-Plateau Deputy Speaker
Healthy Foods For Brain Development In Babies
A Clean Nation Is A Healthy Nation – Ijeoma
58 Years After, What Bind Nigerians Together
Nigeria Has Come Far – Akinkunmi

The Guardian

Anita Kouassigan: If we help women more, they will help improve Nigeria’s situation
Fasasi… Anticipating a date with Da Emperor in Lagos
2019: Gimmicks politicians deploy to woo the electorate
Passengers stranded as labour disrupts flight operations
Pilot dies as two NAF F-7NI aircraft collide in Abuja
Full compliance in Bayelsa as public schools, banks shut down
Labour may suspend strike action tomorrow as NASU, medical workers join
Corruption has eroded gains of independence struggle, says former aviation minister, Amechi
Count APC out of N450 Million bribe offer to Omisore, says Oshiomhole
No player is bigger than the club, says Mourinho
Amaju Pinnick – Congrats and more to do
Odegbami, Fuludu, others dribble from pitch to political podium
When hunt for next boxing champions hit Abeokuta
D’Tigress walk tall despite heavy defeat to USA
Three key battles in the Chelsea v Liverpool clash
SheCanPray4Nigeria is going to be life-changing’
Finding the right partner
Beyond the virtual world
Barack Obama’s Daughter Appears On A Music Video
Ibejii returns with third album, Tribal Marks
Peter Okoye wins first music award as solo artiste
The Kinsman, new romantic comedy hits big screen
Lagos endorses Luxury Lifestyle Summit, as organisers unveil speakers for 2018
NickFest lights up Lagos with Nickelodeon characters
Nigeria’s Igbokwe beats other Africans to win Atomic Video Competition
‘I want to share my experiences as an entrepreneur’
‘Many of us were sent to prison because we demanded for independence of the country’
Reducing burden of heart disease in Nigeria
Thoughts on world contraception day


2019: Enugu Workers, Youths, Reiterate Support For Ugwuanyi
The Storm Between Nwaoboshi, Nwoko In Delta North
NIGERIA @58: Why Nigeria’s Growth Is Stunted
Towards APC’s New Governance Model
Corruption: Why Government Is Losing The War
Ahead Of AMAA 2018: Organizers, IFSC Train Film Maker In Kigali
Lagos Guber Primary: Tinubu Meets Stakeholders Today, Gives Final Word On Ambode, Sanwoolu
Just Before Option B
Corruption: Why Government Is Losing The War
Bring National Convention To Asaba -Delta PDP Youth
Saraki Describes Osun Re-Run Poll As Charade, Urges PDP Supporters To Be Law Abiding
Pencom Crisis: Beyond The Youth Protest
APC Guber Primaries: How The Candidates Stand
Hurdles For Aspirants As APC Holds Primaries Tomorrow
AFCON 2019: Kaoje Charges Eagles To Raise The Bar
Nigeria : A Brother Jero Country?
FIFA Ranking: Super Falcons Remain 38th
Osun election :YIAGA Africa sues for peace, maturity
Adeleke rejects Osun result, to seek legal redress
Osun: Oyetola will build on Aregbesola’s legacies -APC
Breaking: APC’s Oyetola wins Osun gov poll
PDP Convention: Wike wins as party okays Port-Harcourt
Jet crash: Air Force sets up probe panel
Breaking: NAF aircraft crash in Abuja
Osun rerun: Seek redress in court if you disagree with outcome, Buhari tells contestants
The storm between Nwaoboshi, Nwoko in Delta North
Saraki describes Osun re-run poll as charade, urges PDP supporters to be law abiding
APC Guber Primaries: How the candidates stand
Hurdles for aspirants as APC holds primaries tomorrow
Ajimobi heads APC to National Convention C’ttee
AFCON 2019: Kaoje charges Eagles to raise the ba
D’Tigress crash out after losing 40-71 to USA
Leaving a lasting legacy for the next generation of athletes
Mayweather should fight credible boxers – Eboh
Just before option B
I need to divorce my wife to receive anointing from God, pastor tells court
Put your wife down at your peril!
Do you trust hubby when he’s out all night!
Ahead of AMAA 2018: Organizers, IFSC train film maker in Kigali
2019: Cossy threatens to sell her vote
I want to eradicate poverty in the Nigerian entertainment industry—Ex-actress, Mabel Oboh
‘Realizing my Hollywood dream comes with hard work’
I want to eradicate poverty in the Nigerian entertainment industry—Ex-actress, Mabel Oboh
Access Bank, Microsoft partner to improve banking security in Africa
Lagos gridlock: Hoodlums attack Vanguard Editor again
Covenant varsity, UnIbadan, UNN ranked among World’s best varsities
Flood kills 9-yr old girl in Anambra
Vanguard Conferences: The Economic Forum Series on Financial Technology
Igbobi Hospital sees 10,000 accident victims every year – Alimi
2019: Why I want to end poverty, insecurity in Zamfara – Lawal, APC gov aspirant


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