News Headlines Dec 12, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 12, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Uproar in Senate as Buhari excludes S’South, S’East from EFCC board
Election meddling: Jonathan’s book misrepresented facts, says US
Atiku, Ezekwesili absent as presidential candidates sign peace pact
Strike may end on Monday as FG, ASUU reach partial pact
Dasuki’s fresh application stalls his trial-in-absentia
We need political action to fight corruption – Abiodun-Fusika
ITF trains 225 Ondo civil servants
Abacha loot: Buhari thanks Swiss govt for returning $322.5m
CCII unveils plans to celebrate Ajimobi’s 69th birthday
NEDG, BON restrict presidential debate to Buhari, Atiku, three others
Stop giving Obiano LG funds, group tells Buhari
Heirs Holdings signs $600m loans with Afrexim Bank
Senate probes police role in Ondo Assembly crisis
Election meddling: Jonathan’s book misrepresented facts, says US
Father, carpenter arrested for defiling daughter, six-year-old in Lagos
Atiku, Ezekwesili absent as presidential candidates sign peace pact
Two die, 12 injured in Christmas market shooting
Business class ticket discount seekers defrauded of N35.2m
Having sex in car not a crime, Nigeria Police affirm
Policeman angry over transfer, shoots boss dead
Business class ticket discount seekers defrauded of N35.2m
Lekan Shonde begs court to reduce charge to manslaughter
Man kills four children, commits suicide in Rivers
Trader arrested for possessing counterfeit dollars, pounds
EFCC arraigns fake oil marketer, cleric for duping businesswoman of N33m
Traditional ruler’s wife to die for killing husband in Nasarawa
Man allegedly hacks lover to death in Enugu
Amosun’ll change his mind on my candidature, says APC candidate
Buhari’s opponents out to loot Nigeria again – Fayemi
Govt seeks participation in 2019 elections
SDP rejects Atiku for president, backs Duke
APC primaries: Ambode, Shettima meet Omisore, Akintola in Ibadan
Nasarawa PDP inaugurates campaign team
Customs intercept Indian hemp worth N379.2m
Investment inflows into economy dropped by $2.66bn in Q3 –NBS
Don’t distort N145/litre fuel price, PPPRA warns marketers
FG working on Lagos-Benin-Warri-Onne coastal rail line – Amaechi
Ex-Perm Secs demand implementation of harmonised pension
NIM demands disclosure of political leaders’ remuneration
Inter Milan out of Champions League after PSV stalemate
Four states apply to host festival — Dalung
Wilder claims Joshua’s begging to fight him
PSG into Champions League last 16 after thrashing Red Star
Warriors named Sports Illustrated’s ‘Sportsperson of the Year’
Champions League: Tottenham qualify for last 16 as late Moura goal earns draw at Barca
Kevin Hart-Oscars fallout: Award may hold without an MC
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ now most-streamed 20th century song
I like Nigerian food, says Blac Chyna
I was lucky to win Face of Images – Spunkies
Netflix will debut first African original series in 2019
My fiancée broke my heart by marrying someone else –Soso Soberekon
WHO rates Nigeria low in health coverage
IHSAN boss seeks FG, investors collaboration
‘Training boosts care providers’ businesses’
Editorial: When security votes spending turns genocidal
2019 budget: A stitch in time saves nine
Presidential candidates from the Orient
Re: EFCC and 2019 elections’ credibility
Amosun’s political moves

The Nation

Atiku, Duke, Ezekwesili absent as parties sign pact
Obasanjo pushing $27b free trade agreement
Dad hangs self after killing his four children
PDP kicks as EFCC holds Okupe over ONSA funds
Labour plans naming, shaming of debtor-governors
Petrol pump price remains N145 per litre, says PPPRA
AMCON’s debt recovery challenges
Man gets five-month jail term for stealing iron rods
Police to prosecute sellers, buyers of fireworks
Oyetola promises religious harmony
PDP: we’re committed to peaceful elections
Lagos ministry holds Christmas carol
2019: Sokoto warns against harassment of opposition
Church to hold conference on holiness among Nigerians
Four killed in Makurdi cult clash
19th National Sports Festival: Toriola, Ojomu rule singles event of table tennis
2018 National Sports Festival: Team Lagos gets instant reward
NSF: Lagos, Delta thrill handball fans
2018 National Sports Festival: Oshonaike out, Toriola advances in table tennis event
Ahead of France 2019: We must give our all against Nigeria, admits Korea coach
LET Qualifying School finals: This will be my toughest test, says Oboh
Ibrahimovic set to return to Galaxy
Can Kwara APC still substitute candidate?
Basorun: APC has not failed Nigerians
I am on a rescue mission, says Alao-Akala
Pension complaints and solutions
Glo partners NNPC to connect 139 locations
Lagos court grants injunction in favour of Samsung
UNILAG student wins Vlisco Fashion Fund
Full list of winners at BON Awards 2018
Omonla Gee boi drops new video Ire’
Bye-election: LASIEC releases candidates’ names
Driver needs N10m for kidney transplant
Corporation apologises for unsteady in water supply
Five suspected traffic robbers held
‘Nigerians don’t have to travel abroad to visit health resorts and spas anymore’
‘Nigerian teachers deserve better treatment’

ThisDay

NDIC Joins Islamic Financial Services Board
Electoral Bill: Gbajabiamila Shoots down Debate on Buhari’s Letter
Senate in Rowdy Session over EFCC Board Nominees
Consulting Architects Endorse CDK Products
Presidential Candidates Sign Peace Accord
Dasuki Asks Court to Adjourn Trial Indefinitely
Former Appointees of Fayose Dump PDP, Join APC
PDP Challenges Buhari to Probe Associates, Relatives Indicted in Looting of Public Resources
PPPRA Insists on N145 Per Litre of Fuel
* To sanction outlets selling above pump price
Kano Emir Tasks Women to Vote for Gender Sensitive Leaders
Babalola Backs Agitations for Restructuring
PDP Presidential Campaign Train Hits Gombe Thursday
Labour to Place Governors Owing Salaries, Pensions on “Watch list”
Kidnapping: NBA Bars Members from Defending Suspects
Katsina Identifies 547 Artisanal Miners, 442 Mining Sites
18 CSOs Back Buhari’s Decision to Withhold Assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill
Katsina House of Reps Member Dumps APC for PDP
ZLP National Chairman Urges Political Parties to Engage Security Agencies
I Won’t Be an Appendage to Anybody, says AD Governorship Candidate
Consulting Architects Endorse CDK Products
Bristow Donates Two Blocks of Classrooms, Solar Boreholes to NIS

The Sun
Buhari thanks Swiss govt. for returning stolen funds
2019 Peace Accord: Atiku, Duke, Ezekwesili absent
BREAKING: Gunmen hijack 18-seater passenger bus in Rivers
Electoral Act: Gbajabiamila blocks debate on Buhari’s veto
BREAKING: Dozie Ikedife dies at 88
The big question: Can humans have babies on planet Mars?
Buhari signs peace pact, assures high standard of conduct
Police arrest, arraign The Sun reporter in Kebbi
LP promises rebirth of Benue
2019: Protect female candidates, WACOL urges security agencies
Lagos: We can’t succeed without restructuring – David
Itsekiri crisis: I won’t back down over frozen N2.2bn, says Lori-Ogbebor
Future of Igbo not tied to Atiku/Obi ticket – Eze
Presidential race: Oyo open for Buhari, Atiku
Raid on Atiku’s sons’ home: PDP now fake news harbinger – Presidency
CIA induction: Administrators proffer solutions to poor economy, bad governance
Sekibo advocates legislation to facilitate funding of creative industry
Trader lauds FG over tradermoni
N800bn Subsidy Debt: Banks weary of FG’s promissory note
CBN pledges to revitalise export stimulation fund
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates son’s feat at Juventus U-9s
My spirit has been revived after a long time, says AYAC long jump gold medallist
Nollywood needs high quality videos – Adeyinka Igbinoba, CEO AIG Media Pro
Biola Alabi creating positive vibe
Afro hair and its traducers
Defending Buhari or shutting down free speech?
Taraba NUT chair shot
BREAKING: Gunmen hijack 18-seater passenger bus in Rivers
2019: Lagos Assembly candidates allege impersonation, signature forgery
Danbazau, Babandede, Sanusi to commission NIS school, Kano, cadets Dec 15
Green fields of the Niger Delta
Anambra ‘golden’ girls receive Chike Obi medals
2019: APC warns against violent campaigns in Bayelsa
EU rules out Brexit renegotiation as May seeks help from Merkel
‘Let’s use African culture to address security challenges’
2019: I won’t be a ‘demolition man’, if elected governor – Abiodun
2019 Peace Accord: Atiku, Duke, Ezekwesili absent
Anambra govt/Anglican land dispute: Court fixes Feb. 11 for verdict on fundamental human rights
FG targets N800m to increase mass housing

Daily Trust
Loans to SMEs via commercial banks not working – ACCI
Iran seeks cooperation with SMEDAN on SMEs development
Are you running a business or a charity?
NESREA forum explores waste to wealth, environmental governance
Melting of Greenland’s ice sheet has ‘gone into overdrive’
Champions League results for Tuesday, 2019 polls: Atiku unveils plans to CAN
Jonathan’s claims ‘mischaracterised’ Obama – US
Police receive 104,289 applications for 10,000 jobs
Tension in Zaria as KEDCO disconnects city
Meet disable twin who beat mockery to bag a degree
Nasarawa acquires more firefighting trucks
Rubokya: A Kuje community groans over lack of bridge across river
New Electoral Act is recipe for chaos – BMO
PDP, steering committee truncated rainbow coalition – SDP
2019 polls: Atiku unveils plans to CAN
Galatasaray secure Europa spot despite Porto defeat
Bayern without injured Robben for Ajax clash
Lokomotiv Moscow miss chance for Europa League
Loans to SMEs via commercial banks not working – ACCI
Iran seeks cooperation with SMEDAN on SMEs development
Are you running a business or a charity?
Kwara CP warns community against selling on credit to police officers
22 killed in fresh Zamfara attack
Manager remanded for alleged fraud, issuance of dud cheques
Three women
Arrival of mega schools in Borno
Guilty until proven innocent
PENCOM and the challenges of motley ghosts
The new dawn In Nigerian mining sector
US: Time’s ‘Person of Year’ goes to journalists
AFGHANISTAN: Suicide bomber attack security convoy killing 12 troops
SOMALIA President impeachment motion ‘dropped’
Police parade 4 for allegedly defiling minors
Father, son remanded for allegedly defiling 9-yr-old girl
Man allegedly kills lover in Enugu
Editorial: Saving the National Sports Festival
M-SCAN emerges Sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising Startup
Police receive 104,289 applications for 10,000 jobs
FG, ASUU reach partial agreement
ESUTH resident doctors call off 7-day warning strike in Enugu

Vanguard

Police Recruitment: PSC Receives 104,289 Applications, 12 Days After Opening Portal
GDPR: How The Law Could Affect Nigerian Companies
ELECTORAL ACT: INEC To Meet With Political Parties, Stakeholders This Week
Tension In S’East, As Police, IPOB, Engage In Show Of Force
2019: Oba Of Ojora, Council Of Chiefs Back Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat
Man, 35, Strangles His 4 Children, Commits Suicide In Rivers
LG Rolls Out Gas Cooker That Meets Customers’ Needs
Iwobi Reveals Arsenal Frustrations
No Solutions To Nigeria’s Problems —Kukah
Ugwuanyi Bags Grassroots Devt Gov Of The Year
CAN Crisis: I Never Demanded 10% Commission — NCEF Scribe
Sidmach Rewards Best Performing WAEC Students
Controversy Trails Customs N1.1tn Collection
FG Advocates Alternative Funding For Road, Housing Projects
Adamawa Presents N230bn 2019 ‘Budget Of Next Level’
Apapa Gridlock To Ease In 3 Months — Shippers Council
Over 200 Volunteers To Monitor Campaign Promises In South-East
Nigeria’s trade balance nosedives by 67% to N681bn in Q3’18
Party Chairmen protest during signing of peace accord, allege deceit
2019: Atiku, Duke, Ezekwesili shun signing of peace accord
PDP already lost 2019 Polls, now churning out fake news
How we’ll deliver clean election without new electoral bill — INEC
GDP growth to sustain upward trajectory into Q4’18, Q1’19
Over 200 volunteers to monitor campaign promises in South-East
PDP accuses EFCC, Presidency of witch-hunt, demands immediate release of Okupe
Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act threat to nation’s existence says – Wike
Buhari to Swiss Govt.: Thank you for returning stolen funds
Lagos not under bondage, Adeola replies Agbaje
GOtv Boxing Night 17 Sign Of Boxing Revival In Nigeria — WABU President
Winter Olympics: Curling makes Nigerian debut with Schools championship
Drogba: How I brought Kante to Chelsea
Monarch Promotions plans big for ‘King of the Ring Night’
Mourinho calls on Pogba to lead by example in Valencia
Sex video of married man, ex lover played in Lagos court
While in school I was only thinking about music not academics- TCH
Why I’m giving back to the streets – DJ KaywiseControversy trails Customs N1.1tn collection
EFCC calls second witness in Sen. Nwoboshi’s trial
Technical education: Obaseki seeks partnership with FG to train teachers for science, technical colleges
What last Ofala means to Igbo people, as Anambra community traditional ruler performs last Ofala
GDPR: How the law could affect Nigerian companies
Pharmacists drums support for modern contraceptives usage
FG encouraging corruption at port- Shittu

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