News Headlines Jan 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Reps detect errors in budget, order ministries to reconcile figures today
Power-drunk DPO breaks Lagos carpenter’s hand, leg
Buhari says I’ve achieved peace in Borno, Yobe, PDP disagrees
Fraud: AfDB bars Nigerian firm, MD
Focus on efficiency, BPE tells Warri Old Port concessionaire
92 women benefit from Intels’empowerment programme
Operators positive about turnaround for local shipping in 2019
NPA to increase Onne port depth
Should you have joint bank account with your parent?
France sends CAF chief to war crimes court
Beaten Serena hails Pliskova’s ‘crazy’ comeback
Nwora invites 15 players for W’Cup qualifiers
FUNAAB’s director tasks staff on fitness
Stakeholders urge court to stop Ekiti FA election
SEC, NIPC to intensify activities on commodity exchanges
Lafarge gets approval to extend rights issue period
Osun PDP senatorial candidate faces disqualification suit
CWAG advocates increased credit access for consumers
Young lawyers have been neglected – Babalola
Tragedy averted as trucks, four cars collide in Lagos
Lawyer confessed to killing husband, police tell court
Court remands 17 over Ibadan mayhem
Dismissed soldier to die by hanging for killing girlfriend
Internet fraudster sentenced to 16 months in prison
Police arrest six suspected robbers in military uniforms
Police smash five-man robbery gang operating in army uniforms
PHOTOS: Four vehicles involved in accident on Ikorodu Road
Only deployed card readers will read PVCs, says INEC
African elections must reflect people’s will —Obasanjo
2019 elections: List of registered parties
I‘ll give priority to teachers’ housing, says Ezekwesili
2019 elections: Senatorial candidate claims no projects in Anambra South since 1999
I will not compromise in safeguarding people’s trust, says Buhari
92 women benefit from Intels’empowerment programme
Operators positive about turnaround for local shipping in 2019
SEC, NIPC to intensify activities on commodity exchanges
Nwora invites 15 players for W’Cup qualifiers
FUNAAB’s director tasks staff on fitness
Stakeholders urge court to stop Ekiti FA election
Club owners want violent fans prosecuted
Sexual assault trial: Harvey Weinstein hires new attorneys
Cocaine found in Chris Brown’s hotel room ‘was not his’ —Lawyer
Chris Brown threaten to sue alleged rape victim for defamation
Black Panther, others nominated for best picture Oscar
‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead Oscars nominations with 10 each
Oscar nominees in main categories
Maternal stress leads to overweight in children
An active lifestyle in older age can prevent dementia – Study
Mental health consequences of sexual assault
Resident doctors in LASUTH threaten to go on strike
FCT to commence fresh polio immunisation
Top 10 educational apps for kids
Capital flight: NOTAP saves N240bn in 10 years
Editorial: New IG Adamu: Leadership matters
Buhari is not Moses, Osinbajo is no Aaron
Truth be told, Atiku messed up
Brexit lessons for Nigerian youths
Patients’ Bill of Rights: A welcome development

The Nation
APC enraged over PDP’s N388m U.S. lobbying deal
Lagos-Ibadan speed train to be ready in February, says NRC’s MD
Minimum wage: TUC shifts battle to National Assembly
Supreme Court refuses to hear 14 pre-election cases
2.5m benefit from cash transfer scheme, says Fed Govt
Lagos-Ibadan speed train to be ready in February, says NRC’s MD
Minimum wage: TUC shifts battle to National Assembly
2.5m benefit from cash transfer scheme, says Fed Govt
Troops kill 58 bandits
‘Kwara north signed no pact with Saraki, PDP on power shift’
Dad consumed by violence he abhorred, says Badeh’s son
Experts seek truly ‘independent’ electoral umpire
Edosomwan: ‘NDCP will declare war on poverty’
‘Lagos is better under APC’
2019 election: Ganduje signs peace accord with other guber candidates
Sowore pledges to cut NASS members’ jumbo pay
FG to auction N150bn bonds on Jan. 3
Aussie Open Ouster: Karolina was simply superb-Serena
Rohr leaves Eagles’ door open for Moses’ return, but
Niger 2019: Aigbogun names squad for Burundi kick off
Gary Lineker blasts Cristiano Ronaldo over private jet selfie
Search for missing footballer Sala resumes
Mikel joins Middlesbrough
Govt to grow economy with solar, others
NLNG, Dangote, others get awards
NNPC, Sahara Group’s JV boost LPG supply
Govt, DisCos, others urged to improve power supply
Ikeja Electric cautions against activities around power lines
MEMMCOL, Disco partner on substation enhancement
FG condemns indiscriminate erection of bumps on highway
10 petroleum tankers lost to fire in Warri
Police arrest man who killed wife, two children, five others in Ebonyi
21-year-old remanded for N12,500 theft
Three arrested for impersonating INEC workers
‘Cross River generates N3.5m monthly’
Anambra CJ frees 13 inmates
Plagiarism row at FUTMINN
Ilesagrams 68-72 set meets Saturday
Firm holds international fair
Ebonyi probes sack of 63 varsity workers
Expert trains Edo Poly students, staff
Don seeksUNHC R’s aid to curb insurgency
Fee war at AUUA
AAU to resume Sunday as some dons ditch ASUU for CONUA
CAMPUSLIFE writers win seven of 15 awards
How I won FUTO SUG election, by 19 year-old President
Nile varsity training 70 students
FUOYE students allegedly evicted from apartment without notice
Chris Brown to sue alleged rape victim for defamation
AFtv to start operations in Nigeria
Oscar 2019: ‘The Favourite’, ‘Roma’ lead nominations
NFVCB takes training to Port Harcourt, Nnewi
Why I released my songs online, by Mr. Five
MTV Base’s Celeb Living returns with Paul Okoye, Jimi Agbaje, others
Some anti-diabetic foods for sugar blues (1
Lassa Fever: don’t panic over rising cases – NCDC
Sam Omatseye
TouchStone: Atiku a political prostitute –
Gbenga Omotoso
Help! Our leaders need good doctors
Editorial: No more friction

Buhari Transmits Minimum Wage Bill to National Assembly
NUT, CDHR reject N27,000 recommendation
Two Soldiers Killed as Troops Decimate 58 Bandits in Zamfara
Lawmakers Uncover Errors in 2019 Budget
Group Protests in Abuja, Accuses Obasanjo of Treason former…
INEC Receives N198bn for General Election
To transmit presidential poll results electronically, physically
Boko Haram Attacks Yobe Town
Buhari Expresses Delight over Bumper Harvests by Nigerian Farmers
Buhari Assents to Bill Prohibiting Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities
Kogi West PDP Decries Acts of Violence by APC Agents
Ohanaeze Denies Scheduling Meeting to Sabotage Buhari’s Visit
Our Elections Must Reflect People’s Will, Obasanjo Insists
CBN Warns Banks against Circulating Mutilated Naira Notes
CDS, Others Pay Tribute to Badeh
Amnesty Programme: Stakeholders Caution against Politicising Gains
Ganduje, Others Sign Peace Accord in Kano
INEC Insists Gov Ahmed Remains PDP’s Kwara South Senatorial Candidate
‘The Symbol of Justice Has Been Raped’
‘APC Will be on the Ballot in Rivers State’
INEC Delays Osun Guber Tribunal
‘Tension Around the 2019 Election is Created by the Political Elites’
INEC to Transmit Presidential Poll Results Electronically
APC Women Leader, Six Others Killed in Road Accidents in Jigawa
CAM Bill Passes Third Reading
PenCom Records 8.41m Nigerians on Pension Scheme
Avon HMO Listed Among ‘Companies to Inspire Africa in 2019’
NAICOM Confirms Braie Linkage Assurance CEO
Banking Stocks Lift NSE All-Share Index Higher at 30,878.56
Nigeria-India Collaboration Will Boost Local Capacity Building, Says Minister
Rohr Gives Conditions for Victor Moses’ Return to Super Eagles
Kwara Holds Bendel Insurance as NPFL Action Returns to Benin City
Hooliganism: Edo State Engages Volunteers Security Outfit
State FAs Ready for Elective Congresses
Williams Refuses to Blame Injury for Ouster
Future Eagles to Participate in Eight-Nation Tourney in Japan
Betway Boosts Nigerian Amputee Football Team with Kits
Nwora Invites 15 Players for World Cup Qualifier
NAFDAC: Living on Past Glory
Fintan Ekochin: UHC Will Set Enugu State Apart)
Delta Health Insurance Scheme Hits 500,000 Enrollees
Health Minister Commissions Solar Powered Electricity System in Abuja

The Sun
Labour takes new minimum wage battle to NASS
Buhari transmits new minimum wage bill to NASS
Soldiers kill 58 bandits, rescue 75 in Zamfara
APC accuses Ohanaeze of sabotaging Buhari’s campaign
Confusion over mode of transmitting polls results
Baywood Ibe, Oshoala, Abdulkadir commend The Sun for awards
Danjuma alleges plot to rig Taraba guber poll
Protesting youths block Enugu-Onitsha expressway
Insurgency, herders-farmers’ clashes unimaginable –NEMA
FG, Global Fund commit $71m to fight HIV, TB, malaria
Stakeholders warn against politicising amnesty programme gains
Why Rivers’ll vote out APC –Wike
••• We need new direction –Lulu-Briggs, AP candidate
APC bringing real empowerment to Akwa Ibom at last –Akpabio
Obaseki to journalists: Ask ex-leaders seeking re-election to account for their past
2019 elections’ll define Nigeria’s future –US ambassador
Lessons startups can learn from my entrepreneurial life –Ogunsan, Executive Group boss
My govt will partner with SMEs, private sector for economic growth –Sanwo-Olu
UK-based finance firm to invest $1m to support SMEs in Nigeria
Reps to invite ministers over errors in 2019 budget
CBN issues banknotes fitness guidelines to commercial banks
••• We need new direction –Lulu-Briggs, AP candidate
APC bringing real empowerment to Akwa Ibom at last –Akpabio
2019 elections’ll define Nigeria’s future –US ambassador
At Sokoto rally, Buhari promises sustained, purposeful leadership
Abia polls: APC upsets PDP, APGA
The significance of the Zik Mausoleum
South-South, ICT and failure of federal powers
Arts, monuments and our future (3)
A Daniel comes to judgement
A nation under siege
Masturbating 7 times a day and needing to marry!!!
Abia polls: APC upsets PDP, APGA
A Daniel comes to judgement
A nation under siege
Ugwuanyi: Accolades from the pulpit to newsroom
Unfair attack on Buhari, Army

Daily Trust
Why construction of Katsina refinery stalled
Buhari approves N1m fine for discrimination against physically challenged persons
2019 budget: Reps uncover errors, discrepancies in MDAs allocations
Senate confirms Tukur as NFIU boss
DSS tasks NURTW, NUPENG on peaceful elections
Nigeria will regain status as Africa’s top recipient of FDI under my watch – Atiku
Police arrest 35 year-old man who murdered 8 persons, injured 4 others in 2 days
JUST IN: Two APC supporters die at Sokoto presidential rally
2019 budget: Reps uncover errors, discrepancies in MDAs allocations
Card readers will no longer fail – INEC
Police investigate attack on Taraba APC gov’ship candidate
Bauchi gov wants electorate to vote out inept politicians
Meet Sam Iredia, the man behind UBTH Golf Club
Changes to golf rules in 2019
Junior golf players show more prospect than amateurs, says Odoh
Senate probes faulty air conditioning in Nigerian airline
MDAs to get higher targets as FG unveils revenue growth initiatives
Aviation College gets FG’s nod to acquire 20 aircraft
Election: FCT police urged to remain neutral
FCTA to spend N2.6bn on 30 roads in satellite towns
2019: SDP FCT senatorial candidate promises quality service
Why Obasanjo’s voice still matters
This is more like it
Taking the fight to the terrorists
On Buhari’s visit to Plateau
Poverty in Northern Nigeria: Causes and remedy
On Naja’atu’s relentless attacks against Buhari
CONGO: US welcomes court certification of new president
UNITED STATES: US teens arrested in anti-Muslim bomb plot
ZIMBABWE: Troops accused of ‘systematic torture’ of protesters
Libya returnees arrested on way to Libya with 4 victims
Navy arrests alleged oil pipeline thief
Court remands 5 men over Customs officer’s murder in Ogun
Editorial: As Kano recovers a lost asset
Minimum wage: Buhari transmits bill to National Assembly
FG to expand N-Power by 500,000 – Osinbajo
Minimum wage: NUT reacts to disparity between federal, state workers
How crises, disease crippled Nigeria’s potato hub
Why Nigerians don’t appreciate FG’s efforts in agric – Experts
Some of our facilities are inherited since 1928, research institute cries out
‘Students swallow bitter pill in FG, ASUU disagreements’
As Ogoni cleanup begins
W/Bank announces $50bn plan to combat climate change
Tasks ahead of Zarma, new environment minister
Shema vs EFCC: “Witness insists statement made under duress”
Alleged N7.2bn fraud: Court awaits fresh directive for continuation of Kalu’s trial

New Minimum Wage: Presidency Transmits Bill To NASS‎ ‎
Buhari signs law prohibiting discrimination against persons with disability
PHOTOS: Lagos agog as Peter Obi, Jimi Agbaje storm Computer Village,…
Buhari’s government lacks integrity, condones corruption ― Saraki
Buhari urges Nigerians not to relent in agriculture
Isoko monarchs endorse Uduaghan for Senate
TETFund: Why I was sacked by Buhari — Baffa reveals
Nuhu Ribadu’s political group revolt, shifts loyalty…
Non-issuance of fiat stalls Orji Kalu’s N3.2bn fraud…
Group files suit against Buhari over ill health
INEC to recruit 15,000 ad hoc staff for elections in C/River
Oyo ADC crisis: Remi Oseni withdraws from court case
Court Remands 2 Persons At Federal Prisons Makurdi Over Robbery, Homicide,…
Man in court over alleged jewelry theft worth N150,000
Woman, 38 sentenced to 25 years in prison over N4.5m theft in Osun
Court dissolves 2 year-old marriage over lack of care
Senate Approves Payment Of N401.154bn To Local Contractors, Exporters
MSC commends FG policy to end illegal migration by land, sea, air
When Dogara Led Onslaught Against Governor Abubakar In Bauchi
Kwara PDP’s game plan ahead governorship election
We’re in a hurry to develop Oyo ― Lanlehin
Paracetamol Does Not Cure Any Disease!
Popular Zimbabwean Musician, Oliver Mtukudzi Die
Older And Fatter
Business opportunities for Adire in Nigeria are huge —Ewa-Aladire
My goal is to change the narrative in the legal industry —Ajala
The $2.8bn Oil Revenue Loss In 2018
Between Buhari And Atiku
Obasanjo’s Many Letters

The Guardian
I paid $2million ransom after I was kidnapped
Court remands 17 over recent Ibadan mayhem
Nigeria’s crude gets best offer since 2014
Buhari vows more anti-graft battle, Atiku flays president
How 2023 calculation spurs Uyo district’s insistence on Emmanuel’s re-election
Government concessions Warri Port, gets in N36.4 billion
Why democracy has failed to improve Africans’ living conditions, by Obasanjo
Sacked TETFUND boss accuses minister of demanding N200 million bribe
Ohanaeze insists on ImeObi meeting amid protest
Presidential hopeful links Buhari’s stance on electoral law to rigging suspicion
NNSL pensioners flay PTAD over payment of N3b arrears
Group sues Buhari over alleged ‘failing health
Moses joins Fenerbahce on loan
Pliskova stuns Serena as Nadal overcomes Nishikori
NBBF invites 15 players for 2019 World Cup qualifiers
Future Eagles billed for eight-nation tournament in Japan
Higuaín joins Chelsea on initial loan deal
Bale close to Real return from injury, says Solari
Why young presidential candidates’ alliance failed, by SNP candidate
Ibn-Chambas, Abdulsalami caution politicians against violence ahead of polls
Amosun absent as APC kicks off presidential campaign in Ogun
Peter Obi, Jimi Agbaje assure Lagos traders of good deal
J. Cole Releases “Middle Child” And It’s Everything!
Chris Brown Continues Work In Paris Amid Rape Allegation
Niniola Opens Up About How “Maradona” Changed Her Life
Most Memorable Songs Of Afro-Jazz Legend Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi
AMCON, stakeholders differ over recovery, fate of Arik Air
Firm deepens FX market with first digital BDC workplace
‘Willing-buyer, willing-seller arrangement will solve Nigeria’s power challenges’
IOSCO hinges investors’ confidence on quality audit report
Why our military deserve appreciation
In Kwara, the boat is rocking
Martin Luther King Jr and Germany’s Martin Niemoller
The teacher issue in Nigeria’s education crisis
ASUU-FG crisis and university education’s slow death
TedPrime Hub, Kind Foundation partner on empathy, global collaboration
Government should see private schools as partners, says Edun
Varsity launches information technology programme for pupils
Understanding arthritis?
Herbal cures for viral haemorrhagic fevers, hepatitis
First-ever safe, effective vaccine against Lassa fever
NAS honours gold medal co-winners


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