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

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

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

ACF asks Buhari to probe killing of ‘nearly 100 soldiers’ by Boko Haram
Senate okays higher institutions for President’s hometown, nine others
2019: Coalition of opposition parties begins assessment of presidential candidates
Metele attack: No army can have enough equipment for operations – Buratai
Fashola, and the engineer of Yoruba consent
Suspected F-SARS operative shoots LASTMA official dead
Brothers behead 10-year-old for N200,000 in Lagos
ACF asks Buhari to probe killing of ‘nearly 100 soldiers’ by Boko Haram
Senate okays higher institutions for President’s hometown, nine others
Bricklayer jailed for assaulting commercial sex worker
Newborn baby dumped near police station
2019: Coalition of opposition parties begins assessment of presidential candidates
No action against Mourinho over bizarre celebration
Arrest Aregbesola for forging police report, PDP tells IGP
Kogi lawmakers boycott sitting, Senate probes state’s $500m loan
Metele attack: No army can have enough equipment for operations – Buratai
Eliminate Boko Haram from the face of the earth, Buhari tells military
Anambra Assembly leadership crisis deepens
49-year-old guard hangs self over debt at Ekiti secretariat
EFCC hands over 116 cars, 20 houses to First Bank
Russia to cut dependency on dollars —Putin
Lawyer accuses Abia policemen of assault, petitions PSC, IG
ICPC arraigns ex-Ogun Rep for alleged contract fraud
Driver, guard remanded for unlawful possession of firearm
Accused faints in Osogbo high court
Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis: Senate orders probe, Uyo women protest against CP
APGA suffering from internal bleeding, says PDP
2019: Presidential candidates, parties’ chairmen to sign peace pact
My re-election is a done deal — Ayade
Nigeria’s GDP growth’ll be below 2% in 2018 – World Bank
Malabu: Nigeria loses over $10bn in one deal, say Reps, CSO
FMBN disburses N15.7bn home renovation loans
Diamond Bank drives financial inclusion through products, services
FG to collaborate with Saudi Arabia on refineries revamp
Baru signs performance contract with NNPC management staff
Ex-Eagles star, Etuhu, stands trial in Sweden over match-fixing
Dennerby shifts focus to AWCON title
Top seeds advance in Asoju Oba Cup
Supersand Eagles to camp in Lagos
Weah, Drogba for legends match in Lagos
AY, Omoni Oboli to make Hollywood debut
Tekno takes time off music
Financial sector professionals hangout in Lagos
The challenge of mental health policy in Nigeria
‘Access to contraceptives, information can check maternal mortality’
Maternal, perinatal deaths are recurring nightmares – Bayelsa
‘Expansion of diagnostic services can tackle medical tourism’
Low-carb diets best for weight loss, study says
Elevated scrotal temperature as major cause of male infertility
mproving regulation, enforcement of ECOWAS Brown Card
Visa-seeking Nigerian students lament sad experiences at US embassy
We studied hard not to beg for jobs – UI First Class twins in Law
Google extends telecom service Fi to iPhones
Nigerians’ transactions on PoS hit N1.82tn in 10 months – Survey
StarTimes begins online video streaming service
Huawei plans cloud services in Nigeria, others
Editorial: Nation’s brand value and development
X-raying Ikeogu Oke’s thoughts on energy, politics and policy
The huge debt burden and how we got there (2)
Ending JAMB’s exploitation of hapless candidates

The Nation

Buhari orders troops to wipe out Boko Haram
N11.4b fraud: EFCC hands over 116 cars to First Bank
Fed Govt okays reduction in cost of JAMB, NECO forms
ICPC re-arraigns ex-IG Ehindero, ex-CP Obaniyi for alleged N16.4m fraud
2019 poll: EFCC to monitor donations to parties
Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis: APC vows to stop molestation of its lawmakers
2019: Our plan for free, fair elections, by Abubakar Panel
INEC to deploy one million personnel for poll
Obasanjo’s son: no rift with dad for supporting Buhari
Reps seek revocation of Malabu’s OPL 245 agreement
Senate probes Kogi govt’s $500m foreign loan
Igbinedion University student wins N100,000 in Spot Kick challenge
Demolition: ‘Fayose turned us to refugees in our land’
2019: Ezekwesili picks party chairman as running mate
ACF seeks emergency on education to eliminate 13m out of school, Almajiri
South Africa won’t be second time lucky — Oluehi
Wilder vs Fury: ‘Why Joshua won’t be at ringside’
The Match in Lagos Next Year: Weah, Drogba, 19 former African stars expected
50th Asoju Oba Cup: Fayele, Aregbesola claim mixed doubles title
Thomas Dennerby dreams AWCON title
Ogenyi Onazi visits, donates N500, 000 to Kano pillars
Qatar 2022: ‘Vagina Stadium’ to be ready in 2019
Arewa community backs APC, Sanwo-Olu
‘APGA will determine who wins presidency’
‘Why Nigerians should re-elect Buhari
’NNPC/Chevron JV donates to IDPs in Delta, Bayelsa
Bio-insecticides alternative to ‘sniper’, says Biotech agency
Nigeria to consume 2m metric tonnes LPG by 2025
AY, Omoni star in Hollywood Xmas film
‘Traditional medicine key to Nigeria’s future’
‘Go for fruit juice when you miss breakfast’
Mental illness …. How to defeat the storm (Part 1)
Suspected SARS officer ‘kills’ LASTMA official
NGO donates uniforms to indigent pupils
Ambode vows to contain ‘bad guys’ at Xmas
Airline, passengers trade words over missed flight
Air Travel is expensive in Africa but what can be done to make it affordable?
Operation collect your certificate at LASU
Port-Harcourt boy beats girls in Maths quiz
NCC donates 70 e-pads to FEDPOFFA
98% Corps members ready for election duty, says NYSC boss


End Boko Haram Threat, Buhari Orders Military
FG, States, LGs Share N788.139bn for October
Buhari Reaffirms Commitment to Troops’ Welfare
Umez Eronini Laments Decay in Public Service, Launches Book
End Boko Haram Threat, Buhari Orders Military
FG, States, LGs Share N788.139bn for October
South African Pension Fund Raises Stake in MTN to 23.6%
Ugwuanyi Awards Contracts for Road Projects
Ondo PDP Sets up Campaign Committee for Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency Candidate
2019 Election: Gen. Abdulsalami Committee Canvasses Support for INEC
Buhari Reaffirms Commitment to Troops’ Welfare
Niger Commences Implementation of 25% Salary Increase
Bamisedun among AABLA 2018 West Africa Finalists
Repair Abandoned Vehicles within Three Months, Katsina Gov Tells KTSTA
OPEC May Cut Output to Stabilise Prices
EFCC Arraigns Provost, Two Others over N52m Fraud
Boko Haram: Buhari Convenes Meeting of Lake Chad Basin Heads of State
PDP Senator Defects to APC
Group Urges Media to Project Women in Politics
Ezekwesili Expresses Readiness to Fight for Rights of Nigerians
The Man Who Wants to Lift Lagos Higher
Group Harps on Investing in Cooperative Ventures
Bad Road Threatens Completion of N3.5bn Baro River Port
CBN Injects Fresh $210m into Forex Market

The Sun

FG to recover $7bn CBN bailout to banks
2023: Forces against Igbo presidency at work – Okorocha
FG slashes cost of JAMB, NECO exams
FAAC: FG, states, LGAs share N788.139bn in October
We’ll end Boko Haram madness – Buhari
Peace committee raises fears over 2019 polls
2019: INEC to spend N85bn on logistics
Pilgrimage: We compelled service providers to patronize Nigeria, says NCPC
In Oyo, it’s rectangular race
2019: We’ll deliver Buhari but we can’t guarantee some states – Unagha, ex-youth leader
Imo 2019: Owerri zone should be allowed to produce governor – Ezeh, SDP candidate
Lagos guber: I’ve evolved strategies to kill PDP totally – Salvador, ex-party chairman
FG committed to disaster prevention, says Oke-Osanyintolu, presidential aide
DBN exceeds target, signs on 35,000 MSMEs
Guinness declares 184 kobo dividend
Our story on recent reduction to Edo State Power supply –BEDC
Women earn 20% less than men –ILO report
Coach Tiger Woods coming to your living room next year
NBA opens new training centre in Senegal
Doyin Amodu goes extra mile for ‘Imagination’
Now that campaign has started
What the Metele debacle threw up
Is President Buhari’s travel ban on Nigerians constitutional? (4)
Again, PDP flounders
On, not at, the occasion
What the people say….
Edo’s city of sin
Victor Moses suffers back injury
Celebration of excellence: Weah, Drogba to storm Lagos for Ambode
280 widows benefit in Total’s skills, financial support
FG partners Coderina to introduce robotics, coding in schools
Steve Ayorinde: Lagosians’ll celebrate Christmas with four new theatres
Salient issues before the 2019 polls
Ogbuoji and Ebonyi 2019
Taming the malaria scourge
2019: INEC to spend N85bn on logistics
Ways to survive, live with HIV
The essence of good rest
Firm vows new offensive against malaria with new drug
FG to recover $7bn CBN bailout to banks
LSMDA urges govt to help issuance of license to members
‘Corruption a universal ill, not peculiar to Nigeria’
FG slashes cost of JAMB, NECO exams

Daily Trust

Youths rally support for Buhari, Osinbajo re-election in Kogi
850 benefit from Lalong empowerment scheme
Sugarcane business booms in Plateau
PLASU VC urges maintenance of N16.6 million solar system
Plateau youth urge FG to open Zurak’s mining site
ACPN promises to lift 80m Nigerians out of poverty if elected
PDP inaugurates presidential campaign council today
FG, states, LGs share N788bn for October
EFCC arraigns Gombe college provost over alleged N52m fraud
Daily Trust bags most educative newspaper award
850 benefit from Lalong empowerment scheme
Saraki, Atiku move to pacify Ekweremadu
Why I’m supporting Buhari – Obasanjo’s son
200 aspirants attend APC reconciliation c’ttee in Bauchi
Solid defending was key to Super Falcons’ victory – Dennerby
Ronaldo hits 100 Champions League wins
N3.4b FIFA grant: Trial of 3 NFF staff suffers major setback
Oil price stability tops Nigeria, S/Arabia agenda ahead OPEC meeting
Passengers stranded as aircraft shortage hits aviation industry
Manufacturing, export to soar as commodity exchange starts trading
Bello lauds armed forces on FCT peace, security
God will expose killers of my deputy – Abaji chair
Property owners appeal to FCT minister to correct anomaly
Peter Obi, South East Leaders and 2019
2019: When Sen. Ogbuoji becomes Ebonyi governor
Ukraine demands immediate release of sailors detained by Russia
Russia to deploy new S-400 missiles on Crimea
Tunisians protest Saudi prince’s visit
Editorial: Mixed signals from oil and gas sector
Minimum wage: Onaiyekan wants reduction of National Assembly salaries
Minimun Wage: Catholic bishop says wage not best for low income earners
Governor Abubakar appoints new Accountant General
Bandits resume attacks on Katsina farming communities
Respite for farmers as NCX, commodity coy partner on produce trading
Tea, coffee farmers cry out over neglect
How varsity lecturers feed fat on postgraduate students
World Bank says Nigeria spends $200 per student annually
‘Gov’t needs more support to address education infrastructure deficit’


Minister, Osunkeye Emphasise Need To Build Resilience Against Oil Price
AWCON: Pinnick Charges Super Falcons To Beat Banyana Banyana
It’s Cheaper To Conduct All Elections In One Day—INEC
CONTROVERSY OVER DARKNESS: Edo Gets 40% Of Allocated Power, Says BEDC
EDO: Projections On The Ambode Treatment
Banyana Banyana Coach Plans To Beat Falcons Again
Navy Begins Exercise ANUM BUNENG
Entrepreneurship, Remedy For Unemployment — IDSA
LSHA Investigates Audit Reports Of Over 200 MDAs
AFCON 2019: North Africa Wants It Moved From Cameroon To Morocco
Netherlands Urges FG To Commence Ogoni Cleanup Before Elections
Why We Arrested Deji Adeyanju, 2 Others— Police
FAAC: FG, States, LGAs Share N788.139bn For October
Chibok Girls: USNLG Honours US Congresswoman, RCCG Pastors For Supporting Rescued Girls
My Death, Resurrection Testimony, By Gbenga Adefaye
Why Makanjuola Donated Lecture Theater To LASU
Warri Fed Constituency: SDP Candidate Alleges Plot To Substitute His Name
Boko Haram madness must end says Buhari as he vows to equip military better
Revoke $1.1 Malabu Oil deal, prosecute suspects, recover lost cash, Reps insist
Money laundering: SUBEB boss, Jengebe, bags 41-year jail term
LUTH resident doctors to embark on indefinite strike Thursday
Who’s politicising the killing of Nigerian soldiers?
EDO: Projections on the Ambode treatment
C’River makes case for inclusion as oil-producing state
Atunwa was called to bar, UK Bar Council confirms
AWCON: Pinnick charges Super Falcons to beat Banyana Banyana
Banyana Banyana coach plans to beat Falcons again
AFCON 2019: North Africa wants it moved from Cameroon to Morocco
Moses out of Europa League clash against PAOK
Lagos insures 300 athletes for National Sports Festival
LaLiga players with music careers
I’m not married to Davido; 2nd babymama cries out
Planning my December concert too stressful, Davido complains
How Simi plots to floor Wizkid, Tiwa, others
Singer, Mo’Cheddah reveals depression struggles
Minister, Osunkeye emphasise need to build resilience against oil price
Police dismiss Sergeant for killing 20-year-old undergraduate
Entrepreneurship, remedy for unemployment — IDSA
Ambode to set up Task Force to tackle street begging
Yahsat provides over 300 Nigerian rural schools with ICT services
Yellow fever: Medical practitioner harps on preventive measures
ETONIRU: Reaping fruits of being an early bird


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