News Headlines Dec 31, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 31, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

NAICOM shifts recapitalisation deadline by six months
Nigeria prepares response to ECO currency adoption
Jonathan to Navy, JTF: prevent future attack
Suspect charged with breaching peace
Banker grilled over foiled robbery
Suspected herdsman ‘rapes’ woman
LASU students walk for slain colleague
Pastor allegedly kills woman in Delta
Two bankers to face trial for ‘assaulting’ actress
Lagos Assembly passes 2020 budget of N1.168t
NAFDAC destroys N1.32b worth of unwholesome goods
Man kills children in Ebonyi
NDLEA records 103 arrests in 2019 in Kogi
Court remands man for allegedly defiling colleague’s daughter
Insurgency: Army promotes five outstanding soldiers, two CJTF
Motorcyclist remanded for ‘raping’ passenger
Edo monarchs to pray for Oshiomhole, Obaseki
Buhari to Southeast: more good things to come
Man begs abductors to release daughter
Myth, realities and a foreign loan
Buhari restricts ministers travels
Boko Haram, ISWAP attacked Northeast 27 times in 14 days, says military
2020: Our dream Judiciary, by lawyers
$1.06b Malabu oil block: EFCC opposes Adoke’s bail bid
Nigeria’s debt profile: no cause for alarm, says govt
When can the Police stop, search young persons?
Mbayion community honours SAN, ex-NHRC boss
London Judicial College to train Sokoto judicial officers
NBA honours legal adviser, others
Ozekhome gets COGAI Ghana Award 1l
Businessman asks court to wind up Presidential Task Force on Apapa gridlock
Court hears applications on Ikorodu land dispute Feb 5
‘How we’ll bring justice to masses’ doorstep’
Ogun Ministry of Justice to tackle lawyer shortage
Lawyer asks court to cancel N50 ATM card maintenance fee
Are Fundamental Objectives of State policy still non-justiciable?
Ondo 2020: I’m ready to tackle Akeredolu, says PDP aspirant
Can APC reconciliation succeed in Edo?
Edo 2020: The gathering of old foes
Tackling indigenous pilots unemployment
Wanted: New paradigm for transportation
Banking with tears: Our pains, by visually impaired customers
The New Year resolution fad
Otuoke Attack
Underpayment of Pensioners
Poverty, population and the danger ahead
Let 2020 be the year of prosperity
Understanding the absurdity in Nigeria’s public life
Auwalu and the challenges facing DPR
Leah Sharibu, Nigeria’s forgotten daughter
How to avoid mass hunger in Nigeria
Reviewing navy’s maritime security efforts
INTERPOL arrest Edo Commissioner
Bank staff grilled over foiled bank robbery in Abuja
Buhari restricts ministers travels
Boko Haram, ISWAP attacked Northeast 27 times in 14 days, says military
DECEMBER 31, 2019
$1.06b Malabu oil block: EFCC opposes Adoke’s bail bid
Nigeria’s debt profile: no cause for alarm, says govt
Banking with tears: Our pains, by visually impaired customers
Insurgency: Army promotes five outstanding soldiers, two CJTF
Edo monarchs to pray for Oshiomhole, Obaseki
Can APC reconciliation succeed in Edo?
Edo 2020: The gathering of old foes
Tackling indigenous pilots unemployment
Wanted: New paradigm for transportation
Suspect charged with breaching peace
Banker grilled over foiled robbery
Suspected herdsman ‘rapes’ woman
LASU students walk for slain colleague
Pastor allegedly kills woman in Delta
Two bankers to face trial for ‘assaulting’ actress

The Punch

ISWAP threat: Govs want Buhari to suspend troop withdrawal
PUNCH wins Newspaper, Editor of the Year, four other awards at DAME
How I killed LASU final-year student – Pastor
UPDATED: Lagos Assembly passes N1.168tn 2020 budget
I was paid N210,000 to use LASU undergraduate for money rituals – Pastor
Dangerous cylinders: Needless deaths in Nigeria’s poorly regulated cooking gas sector (II)
NAICOM extends insurers’ recapitalisation deadline to December 2020
We’re ready for recapitalisation, says Cornerstone GMD
CBN introduces measures to boost e-payment systems
2,100 African entrepreneurs to benefit from TEF-UNDP
We’ll soon decide on ECOWAS single currency — FG
MTN reviews allegations of paying militants
Master mariners fault Senate on private ports security
Azinge hands over to Shafii at CAC
Power minister erred by suspending NBET boss — HURIWA
Bandits kill one, abduct three in Katsina attack
Igbo problem is love for materialism, says Okonkwo
Oyetola signs 2020 budget into law
Accident victim on church premises cries for help
Accident victim on church premises cries for help
Imo SARS arrests soldier for robbery
One dies, 21 injured in Osun crash
Ondo community rejects 200 armed Fulani herdsmen
51 escape death in Ogun multiple crashes
Teenager charged with possession of pistol, cutlass
Bandits kill man, abduct mother, child in Katsina
13-year-old boy allegedly stabs teenager to death with broken bottle
Osun Assembly suspends Osogbo South LCDA lawmakers
NAICOM extends insurers’ recapitalisation deadline to December 2020
We’re ready for recapitalisation, says Cornerstone GMD
CBN introduces measures to boost e-payment systems
AC Milan agree deal with Barca for Todibo
Lazio get heroes welcome as Ronaldo loses first final in five years
Beckham’s Inter Miami appoint Alonso as first head coach
AC Milan agree deal with Barcelona for French defender Todibo
Sharon Stone blocked on dating app
Internet speed rises amid new 3G, 4G subscriptions
Cellulant deploys technology to eliminate inefficiency in agriculture
NCC prepares numbering plan for 500 million Nigerians
EDITORIAL: Preparing for visa-on-arrival policy
Whatever happened to Nigeria’s ‘Vision 20:2020’?
Retelling the truth about World War II
Theocracy vs democracy: Setbacks to world peace
2019: Counting our blessings in spite of everything

ThisDay

FG Lists Gains in Economy, Tackling Insecurity, Corruption as 2019 Achievements
Senate Faults SERAP, Others over N37bn N’Assembly Renovation Vote
NAICOM Extends Recapitalisation Deadline to Dec 2020
TEF, UNDP Announce 2,100 for Entrepreneurship Programme
Be Wary of EFCC, ICPC, Ortom Warns Cabinet Members
Arrest High Chief Parading Himself as Oba, Ladoja Tells Oyo CP
NNPC: Nigeria Recorded Increased Gas Flaring in 13 Months
Modular Refinery: FG, Firm Eye May 2020 Delivery Timeline
Bandits Kill One Person, Abduct Three Others in Katsina
Pogba Set to Return for Man Utd’s Trip to Arsenal
MTN Probes Alleged Payments to Taliban, al-Qaeda
Okowa Calls for More Commitment to Sports Devt
Military Armoured Tank Explodes, Catches Fire in Damaturu
FG: NLNG Train-7 Will Reduce Gas Flaring, Heavy Reliance on Oil Revenue
‘Standardisation Critical for Nigeria’s Effective Participation in AfCFTA’
PPPRA: Open Market Price, Petrol Subsidy on Steady Rise
‘How Dangiwa is Leading Efforts to Deliver Affordable Housing’
The APC should put its house in order, writes Habeeb Surji
Decade of the Interesting, Entertaining and the Provocative in Nigerian Politics (1)
Promoting Gender Balance in Nigeria
EDITORIAL: LEAVING THE NDDC IN LIMBO
Kano Approves Hospital Projects in New Four Emirates
Global Breakthrough Year for Women’s Football
Labour Issues Ultimatum to EKSUTH over Planned Mass Sack
Thierry Henry Emerges as Surprise Candidate for Barca Job
Agbaje Emerges ‘Best Boxer’ at GOtv Boxing Night 20
I’m Here to Win, Moyes Assures West Ham
C24 Expands Retail Financial Offering
Edo Commissioner Arrested by INTERPOL
The Queen Honours Nigerian Engineering Prodigy
C & I Leasing Plc Extends Rights Issue to January 13, 2020
Wike Signs Rivers 2020 Budget

Daily Trust

Bank robber throws cash in air, shouting ‘Merry Christmas’
Man implants car key in his hand so he can unlock his car with a wave
Kalu’s jail term, Dasuki’s release and 12 judicial events of 2019
Release El-Zakzaky, others – Sen. Abaribe tells FG
Int’l justice body to focus more on Africa in 2020
Opay, Max.ng may go as Lagos decides on Okada, tricycle operation
JUST IN: 4 killed as two Edo communities fight over land
BREAKING: Military to pull out of Northeast next year – CNS
Apapa-Oshodi expressway will last for 40 years when completed – Dangote
Police uncover fresh plots to destabilize peace in Zamfara
PDP challenges Buhari to publish his spending
Only tyrant will tag President Buhari a ‘dictator’ — Yahaya Bello
Rethink Saraki’s land revocation, Aremu advises Kwara gov
Israel Abia ends 2019 as NPFL leading scorer
Joshua hungry to unify heavyweight division in 2020
Ronaldo wins 6th Globe soccer award
BusinessSee More
Nigeria considering adoption of Eco as ECOWAS currency – Minister
TEF-UNDP unveils final 2,100 Africans for entrepreneurship programme (with FULL LIST)
Gunmen kill woman, 3 others in Abuja community
Youths assault Mpape chief, sets palace abalze
Court sentences 27 security agents to death over teacher’s killing in detention
Buhari summons security chiefs
Editorial: Gender discrimination in police
Lulu Briggs: Widow appeals as Court orders release of late billionaire’s body for burial
Cross River ready to pay minimum wage — Ayade
LASU management calls for caution on death of final-year female student
Release El-Zakzaky, others – Sen. Abaribe tells FG
Int’l justice body to focus more on Africa in 2020

The Sun

Suspension of NBET boss by Power Minister illegal, says HURIWA
The Sun man, 25 others shine at Heroes Award
Minimum wage: Federal workers assured of payment arrears
No cause for alarm over Nigeria’s debt profile –FG assures
Insecurity: FG to withdraw military from volatile spots in 2020
N37bn NASS renovation: Angry Senate dares SERAP, others
Interpol arrests, detains Edo commissioner
Nigeria, Cameroun, Ghana get highest nominees for future Africa Leaders Awards
Gamji Coalition backs Kwara Gov over Ile Arugbo
Ortom signs N189.4bn 2020 budget into law
Insecurity: FG to withdraw military from volatile spots in 2020
N37bn NASS renovation: Angry Senate dares SERAP, others
Obasanjo, Nwodo extol Ihedioha’s leadership qualities
Wike swears in 13 commissioners, 15 advisers
Akume under fire for ‘insulting’ Tor Tiv
Edo traditional rulers to fast January 2 over APC crisis
BREAKING: Sokoto lawmaker slumps, dies
Nigerian entrepreneur wins €5000 Vlisco’s fund
LASTMA plans better traffic management with TMS
Coscharis, VON, CFAO, Weststar shine at NAJA Awards
…Stallion Motors win four auto awards in one night
FG, artisanal miners on war path over pollution, exploitation of commonwealth
Iheanacho’s goal ‘sacks’ Pellegrini
Olopade unveils $20,000 bonus for Lagos City Marathon
Kebbi gov celebrates NFF scribe over reappointment
England lose two wickets as they continue run chase
Music & Minds Group holds Christmas party
Yuletide fun as C-Clear drops Samantha
Auto moguls Michael Ade-Ojo, Willie Anumudu in fierce market war
Late oil mogul, OB Lulu-Briggs’ heir, Dumo, laughs last
Labour and employment in first year of the next level
Police should stop harassment, discrimination against South-East
The enemy as scapegoat
With Glo, our own don better in 2020
Year skidding downhill
Lessons from Brexit
CSR: PriceWaterhouse donates N5m to 5 NGOs By Zika Bobby
Sokoto Assembly member slumps, dies
Group kicks against move to nominate Uduaghan NDDC chair
Kaduna generates N44bn IGR in 2019
The Sun man, 25 others shine at Heroes Award
UNICAL VC calls for educational corporation with Chinese govt

Tribune

Politicians seeking executive offices bane of elections ― INEC
Trump, Putin discuss Russia attack, arms control, relations
Anti-graft: Reps mull amnesty legislation for corrupt public, civil…
BREAKING: Buhari places travel restrictions on ministers, others
Parade yourselves as Obas, go to jail, former Oyo AGF warns Ibadan High Chiefs
Politicians seeking executive offices bane of elections ― INEC
Lagos Assembly passes N1.168trn 2020 budget into law
One killed, 21 injured as cows cause auto crash in Osun
Osun Assembly suspends lawmakers in Osogbo LCDA
Fake journalists giving journalism a bad name, Nigerian Press Council bemoans
Hypocrisy, bad governance dividing Nigeria not Boko Haram, group tells Buhari
Ogun gov signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into law
Oluwo places curse on anybody that criticises him over his failed marriage
Buhari, Bakare meet in Aso Rock
Buhari has taken Nigeria close to Next Level target ― Lai Mohammed
Wike signs Rivers 2020 budget
Trump, Putin discuss Russia attack, arms control, relations
Seven killed in Edo communal clash
Anti-graft: Reps mull amnesty legislation for corrupt public, civil servants
Insecurity: FG unveils plan to withdraw military from internal operations
Irate youths prevent 200 herdsmen from settling in Ondo community
You lack power to release Dasuki, Sowore on compassionate grounds, rather apologise – Falana tells Malami
Australia fires worsen as every state hits 40C
I have no intention to become Awujale of Ijebuland ― Subomi Balogun
Sudan sentences 27 intelligence agents to hang for teacher’s killing
Uganda plans to borrow nearly $2bn to fund 2020/21 budget
Labour threatens to shut down EKSUTH over planned mass sack of workers
Ortom signs N189.4bn 2020 budget into law
Minimum wage: Federal workers assured of payment arrears
NANS’ ex-president dismisses corruption allegation against TETFund boss
Oyetola signs 2020 budget into law, assures on full implementation
BREAKING: Sokoto lawmaker dies at 55
447 pensioners receive gratuity in Ekiti
PENGASSAN expresses concern over state of the nation
Court remands 13-year-old boy for alleged murder
Man, 35, arraigned for allegedly defiling minor
2019: NDLEA arrests 103, makes 1,447.594kg drugs seizure in Kogi
Equities investors gain N83.11bn on Monday

BREAKING: NLNG takes Final Investment
Editorial
The ordeal of Peace Goewam
Trump, Putin discuss Russia attack, arms control, relations
Impact of smartphones in our society
Between Ganduje and Emir Sanusi in Kano
On the renewed Boko Haram attacks
On racism
Nigerian elites are extremely corrupt —Prof Igwe
Governor Abiodun: Evolving enduring value in Ogun
Main events defining the Buhari presidency in 2019

Daily Independent

Furore Over AbdulRazaq’s Actions In Kwara
Bode George Was Misled On Developments In Lagos PDP – Doherty
Why Nigerians Must Hold Their Leaders Accountable – Popoola
OQT: D’Tigress Converge On Serbia Feb 2
Murray Out Of Australian Open
Interviews: What To Know
UK To Give Farmers £3bn Funding
India Allows Huawei Carry Out 5G Trials
Easy Ways To Fix Google Maps
Bank of England Warns British Firms Against Climate Crisis
Liverpool Join Race For Osimhen’s Signature
Neil Innes Dies At 75
2019’s Most Popular Stories On Social Media
Father kills Children, Injures Another
Onu Tasks PRODA On Economic Diversification
NGO Honours Ojo Emmanuel
Alleged Arrest Of Arts And Culture Commissioner Has Nothing To Do With Obaseki – Edo Govt
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Biden Supported The Worst Foreign Policy In US, Claims Buttigieg
Mikel Arteta Takes Bold Step In Pursuit Of Adrien Rabiot
Chelsea Reportedly Stop Contract Talks With Tammy Abraham
Ian Wright Urges Mikel Arteta To Sell Arsenal Flop
Liverpool Star Set For Loan Move To Swansea
United Loses Record Goalscorer
Arsenal Reignite Transfer Interest In Brazilian Midfielder
Why We Create Enabling Environment In Oil, Gas Sector – PENGASSAN
EDITORIAL: The TIN Requirement For Bank Account
My Man Of The Year Obaseki
A Jumbo Deficit In Austere Times
IPPIS: FG Versus ASUU
2020: Africa And The Burden Of Development

News Headlines Dec 30, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 30, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Let’s build united country, Christian elders tell Buhari, Sultan
The Nation wins three honours at DAME
N305/$ exchange rate has stabilised naira, says ABCON
Southwest security outfit Amotekun set for take off
How states stand in Minimum Wage talks
Oil ending year on bullish note
Nigeria’s foreign portfolio investments dip by N280b
USSD charges: NCC, CBN, telcos, others to parley
‘Four cows and ten bags of rice’
How to build a great brand
Shiite’s church outing
Spend facility on infrastructure, Ibadan chief urges President
VISA REQUIREMENT
Saudi’s sensible step
Tax and social contract
ATM and other charges
A Christmas to remember in Beeri
So long a year!
Boko Haram: Reality and unreality
Electoral Act Amendment Bill: Towards credible elections
Technology and learning: Pitfalls schools must avoid
Dangote, Gates battle malnutrition
THEME-ing ahead
Stop rejecting gunshot, trauma victims, Lagos warns hospitals
UBEC rates Ondo SUBEB best in Southwest
We’re committed to seaport project in Badagry, says Sanwo-Olu
Why we back Buhari’s $30b loan request, by Yoruba Ronu
AbdulRazaq, minister say culture, tourism promotion will attract investors
Group condemns revocation of Saraki’s land
Don’t expect change under Buhari in 2020 – Shehu Sani
Minimum Wage: Governors rush to meet deadline
Gunmen invade Edo Deputy Governor’s country home
FIRS announces new TCC regime
Two banished from Benue community over killing
Sacked Oyo chairmen to banks: don’t honor request by caretaker chairmen
Over 1,000 PDP, APGA members defects to APC
2023 presidency: Call Yerima to order, Igbo group tells ACF
Edo crisis: Ex-Speaker threatens Oshiomhole
Wike lauds Senator Anyanwu for his political sportsmanship
9th Assembly: Lawan pledges nonpartisan leadership
BREAKING: David Moyes appointed as West Ham manager
Tokyo 2020: Oshoala blames Dennerby for Olympic qualifier failure
Fury plans to knock out Wilder in rematch
Oil ending year on bullish note
New bank charges will affect bottom line of banking industry — CIBN
‘Economy will pick up in Q2 of 2020′
Two banished from Benue community over killing
Ekiti Poly students allegedly gang-rape colleagues

The Punch

Funding crisis cripples 12 key federal roads, contractors abandon projects
Economy recorded $4.17bn forex deficit in one year
My daughter was buried on church premises –LASU undergraduate’s father
Taxpayers get 30 days to obtain tax certificates
Secrets behind Buhari’s ruthlessness
Lagos begins removal of roundabouts to ease gridlock
Spiritual attacks not always responsible for infertility – CMD
Obaseki, wrong choice for Edo, says Osagie
Falana replies Malami, demands apology for Sowore, Dasuki
Terrorism: MASSOB tells Igbo to vacate Borno, others
Fraudsters using Zamfara deputy gov’s name to draw salaries
Police arrest student for gang-rape in Ekiti
Against varsity’s pronouncement, ICPC clears embattled FIIRO DG’s PhD
SERAP, others ask court to stop N37bn NASS renovation budget
IMN tackles Malami over El-Zakzaky’s continued incarceration
Abuja robbery: Suspects allegedly indict bank employees
Igbo group insists on rotational presidency
Four in police net over Ilesha killings
Funding crisis cripples 12 key federal roads, contractors abandon projects
Fake military men, two others hijack petrol-laden tanker
Lagos woman arrested for maltreating stepchildren
Robbers kill two in Abuja, police nab suspects
Man, 27, arrested for defiling five-year-old girl in Zamfara
Ikimi committee’s report delays PDP’s decision on Elumelu, others
I’ve forgiven those who truncated my gov ambition –Nwosu
Again, PDP tackles APC over unemployment rate
Rep backs women politicians
Experts predict outlaw of Bitcoin in 2020
Economy recorded $4.17bn forex deficit in one year
Refineries process no crude oil in three months
Taxpayers get 30 days to obtain tax certificates
Dangote Cement to buy back 10% shares from shareholders
FG targets N939bn from oil block licences renewal
Osimhen, Oshoala confident ahead of CAF awards
NFF moves to new secretariat in Jan – Pinnick
Ehwariemi grabs WBF title at GOtv Boxing Night
UPDATED: West Ham appoint David Moyes as manager for second time
Nine years on, Nigerian Insurance Industry Database still a mirage
In Osun, suspicion may give way to confrontation
How Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram celebrated Christmas on battlefields
EDITORIAL: Buhari: Upholding the rule of law?
France’s currency war against West Africa

ThisDay

Firm to Reward Stakeholders
58 US Companies in Nigeria Spent N1.9bn on CSR in 2018
OPPO to Invest $7bn in Technology in Three Years
Universal Insurance to Raise N10bn
Sell Wasteful Assets to Improve Financing, MPC Member Tells FG
Kwara Adopts e-Govt to Drive Growth, Investment
Sudan to Gradually Remove Fuel Subsidies
Winners in Tech Competition Get N6m Grant
Mutual Benefits Appoints Asenuga MD/CEO
Makoju Retires from Dangote Cement
Nigerdock Boss Counsels Students
Trading in A.G Leventis Suspended over Delisting Process
Ndokwa Nation Unveils Economic Devt Plans
Lagos Govt Demolishes 2,500 Illegal Structures in Lekki
Again, Sanwo-Olu Vows to Rid Lagos Roads of Gridlock
Nigerdock Boss Counsels Students
AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION IS UNDERWAY
LOOKING BEYOND THE OIL ECONOMY
Infrastructure Development and the African Future
Nothing Wrong in FG’s Borrowing, Says Expert
58 US Companies in Nigeria Spent N1.9bn on CSR in 2018
Akinlade: Tale of a Befuddled Politician
Salvaging the Kano Emirate
Dickson: Regulators will Grant Us Licence for Bayelsa Airport
NITDA Accuses LIRS of Breaching NDPR
VAR Controversy as Liverpool Edge Wolves to Extend Lead to 13 Points
Dukku Warriors Lift Dr Sanusi Cup
Anthony Joshua Hungry to Unify Heavyweight Division in 2020
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Olopade Unveils $20,000 Bonus
Commissioner: Police will No Longer Prosecute Criminal Cases in Magistrate’s Courts in Kano
Current Efforts will Resolve Unclaimed Dividends Challenge, Says SEC
IMN Dismisses FG’s Explanations for Non-release of EL-Zakzaky
Police Arrest Poly Student for Allegedly Raping Colleagues
Sanwo-Olu: Gridlock will Disappear in

Leadership

ABUJA DECLARATION: Katsina, Kano, Edo, 4 Others Top Budgetary Allocation To Health
BDC Operators Fault Petition Against CBN Gov Over Forex Policy
Vessels Stranded At Ports As Apapa Traffic Worsens
l’ll Support Whoever Wins Imo Guber Case In Apex Court – Nwosu
Tambuwal Assents To 2020 Budget, Applauds APC-controlled Assembly For Speedy Passage
Team Nigeria Storms Cameroon For Camtel Beach Volleyball Championship
2023: Why Buhari Must Heed To Zulum, Marafa’s Calls On Oshiomhole
Bayelsa: 38-year-old Attempts Suicide Over N11m Debt
Police Arrest Bandits With Live Ammunitions In Benue
Dasuki, Sowore And The Dilemma Of Buhari’s Critics
Unlawful Dismissal: Court Orders Oil Firm To Pay Sacked Workers
FG Approves 6 New Federal Colleges Of Education
Emir Tasks Army On Boko Haram Remnants
Zamfara Govt Drags 108 Workers To Court Over Double Salary
Police Nab Poly Student Over Alleged Gang Rape
SEC Restates Commitment To Tackling Unclaimed Dividends
2019: A Year Of Mixed Grill For Nigeria’s Economy
We Want To See Reasonable Level Of Investments In FTZs – Oni
FIRS Announces New TCC Regime
First Bank Trains Youths On Entrepreneurship
NSE To Begin Implementation Of New Free Float Rules
As AbdulRazaq, Saraki Spoil For War In Kwara
NITEL Quarters Wins Inaugural KATS Competition
EDITORIAL: Still On The Menace Of Awaiting Trial Inmates
Birthing Fresh Ideas At DPR
Nigerian Youths Declare 3-day Fasting For National Rebirth
NGO Trains 6,730 Students On Entrepreneurship Skills
CSOs Laud LEADERSHIP Over Awards For Outstanding Nigerians
5 Months After, Bauchi Asset Recovery C’tee Fails To Submit Report
El-Zakzaky’s Fate Not In el-Rufai’s Hand – IMN
Task Team Directs AMML To Tackle Wuse Market Gridlock
Oil Well: Bauchi Gov Dismisses Conflict With Gombe
FCTA Warns Pilgrims Against Abscondment, Crime In Israel
Equities Market Closes Last Trading Week Of 2019 With 0.41% Loss
CBN Releases N1.45bn To Agribusinesses In November

The Sun

Group knocks IGP, PSC over lopsided police promotions, postings
Stop lamenting, take your opportunities -Okonkwo tells Ndigbo
Furore over N37bn NASS renovation
I’ll open can of worms that’ll make Edo people stone Oshiomhole –Adjoto
Unemployment: APC stretching limits of Nigerians –PDP
Ogun: Police nab cleric, 22 year-old-boy for killing undergraduate for ritual
UN silence fueling ISWAP, B/Haram, says Group
Dons enjoin youths to embrace peaceful co-existence, development
Osun senator tasks FG on gold mining
Ondo residents protest incessant road accidents
Oyo prosecutes 25 for drunk-driving
El-Zakzaky: FG lied –Shi’ites group
Group tasks political parties on fake news
Okorocha’s son-in-law, Nwosu, returns to APC
Group urges PDP to curb Wike’s hold on party
Obiano extols bizman’s prowess, partners Stanel Group
NSE: Bears dominate equities
Dangote Cement: Makoju retires after 45 years, Puchercos in as new GMD
Lessons from Brexit
2019: Say goodbye with love and reconciliation
Relationship fights that are normal during the Christmas holiday
Abia, Niger, Kwara jostle for NANFACOS president
We’ve no plan to attack DSS –MASSOB
Day of succour

The Guardian

Serena Williams named AP Female Athlete of Decade
Liverpool lean on VAR to edge past Wolves
Rights group decries multiple police checkpoints, escorts in Imo
IMN disagrees with FG over El-Zakzaky’s fate
Ekiti rep says National Assembly not Buhari’s pawn
Sanwo-Olu restates commitment to seaport project in Badagry
Poly students allegedly gang-rape colleagues in Ekiti
Senator alleges official backing for gold smuggling, urges mining sector development
Group seeks inquiry into death of 2,000 persons in Rivers
Nigeria’s Ehwarieme wins world heavyweight boxing title
The long, hazardous road to Nigerian Premier League games
Abia Warriors down Plateau United 3-0, Akwa edge Lobi as Dakkada hold Sunshine Stars
Sanusi predicts great turnaround for Nigerian football in 2020
Dukku Warriors lift Dr Sanusi Cup
Man City overcome fatigue to blunt Sheffield United
INEC identifies unscrupulous politicians, security, others as bane of electoral fidelity
Editorial: Akeredolu and his daughter’s wedding in Mauritius
To marry or not to marry
Marabout economy and resources’ debility
Refusing to go to Afghanistan in Nigeria
Atheism and family persecution: A case from central Nigeria
Drinking four cups of coffee daily could reduce excess unhealthy weight
Intermittent fasting increases longevity, says neuroscientist
Nigeria’s health sector performance trailed behind other countries in 2019
Boys born to obese mothers have worse motor skills, study says

Daily Trust

How mother, son conspired with ‘cleric’ to kill final year student – Police
Girl allegedly kills self over disagreement with lover in Bayelsa
2 men in military camouflage nabbed for hijacking petrol tanker
Presidency douses tension over proposed nuclear plant in A/Ibom
Stop rejecting gunshot, trauma patients, Lagos begs hospitals
Shiites fault FG’s claim on Zakzaky
Buratai to troops: Don’t give terrorist any breathing space
Jonathan visits soldier injured during gunmen’s attack on his residence
Motorists face 12 more months of gridlock on Apapa-Ojota highway
Saturday robbery that shook Abuja
Presidency douses tension over proposed nuclear plant in A/Ibom
Come and invest at home, Buni urges Yobe indigenes outside
APC, PDP tango over unemployment rate
Ex-Speaker vows to lead ‘Oshiomhole-Must-Go protest’
Nasarawa APC receives PDP, APGA defectors
Abia Warriors dent Plateau Utd title hopes
Why Nigerian football is not growing – Pinnick
Team Nigeria storms Cameroon for Camtel Beach V’ball tourney
20 states cut 2020 budgets by N733bn despite minimum wage agreement
Railway: What FG should do to cover the whole country — NRC MD
FIRS gives taxpayers 30 days to obtain clearance certificate
Youths assault Mpape chief, sets palace abalze
FCTA orders AMML to clear Wuse market gridlock
FCT minister orders release of 130 impounded tricycles to owner
Sultan, new father of pacifism
What would Bala have said?
2019: No dull moment
That Ambassador of Fistula in Kaduna
Internet banned in India’s Uttar Pradesh amid anger over killings
2 men in military camouflage nabbed for hijacking petrol tanker
Editorial: Gender discrimination in police
Tech innovations of the 2010-2019 decade
Experts create chips to generate quantum information
ICT sector records 11.89% growth between Jan and Sept
Minimum wage: Deadline looms as states yet to conclude negotiation
NSITF: Employers on workers compensation scheme rises by 45%
Publish names of ghost workers now, Kogi Labour challenges HoS
LASU management calls for caution on death of final-year female student

Daily Independent

Tinubu Shouldn’t Expect Any Reward From Buhari In 2023 –Buba Galadima
Why The Cap Fits Ummi El-Rufai As Ambassador Of Fistula
Review Of Bank Charges May Affect Net Earnings, Income Of Banks – CIBN
Oil Prices End Day And Week Higher As EIA Report Shows Huge Crude Drop
Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Reconstruction Will Be Completed Next Year –Fashola
Utomi Carpets Buhari: Says Corruption Worse Now Than Ten Years Ago
Startling Fraud Discovered In Zamfara:119- Year-Old “Worker” Still On Salary, 108 Others On Double Pay
BREAKING: American Rapper, Future Arrives Lagos For #FutureLiveinLagos Concert
Shettima Insists North Will Hold On To Power After 2023
2020: Nigerians Will Be Proud Of 9th Assembly – Wole Oke
Micro-Pension Contributors Hit 30,000
Police Arrest Pastor, Boyfriend Over Murder Of Final Year LASU Student
Third Mainland Bridge Accident Claims One
Gang Rape: Police Arrest Poly Student In Ekiti
Group Calls On Buhari To Confirm Magu As EFCC Chairman
Two Suspected Tanker Hijackers Arrested, Stolen Tanker With 40,000 Litres Of PMS Recovered
Lagos Begins Demolition Of Illegal Shanties, Shops At Marwa Waterside
How Port Congestion Worsens As NAFDAC Conducts e-Certification
Nigeria Will Survive Its Challenges – Gen. Bajowa
EDITORIAL: Governors And Revenue Sharing Formula
A Dirge For The World’s Poverty Capital
Dasuki, Sowore As Buhari’s Christmas Gift
An Economic Crisis In 2020? The Danger Signs Are Starting To Emerge

News Headlines Dec 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Police, IMN members clash in Sokoto
IYC, Disco at war in Bayelsa
‘Corrupt politicians working against Magu’s confirmation’
Freed at last
Linda Osifo: Acting came naturally to me
A life and a mission: A personal reflection at 60
Royal rumble as Ondo female monarch accuses Osemawe of suppression
Ikuru: Placing Bayelsa schools system on tech footing
Filthy, grimy Lagos markets
MFM G.O shows other side
17-year-old Agoro’s latest collection
Tara Durotoye, friends celebrate Talabi
Folake Oyemade shows daughter the way
How Ned Nwoko planned to save lives
9 years after: is Sikiru Ayinde ‘Barrister’ a forgotten hero?
Artificial Trans Fat: Toxic chemical in our food
FG tasked to develop diabetes prevention programme
Health benefit of chicken
Gbajabiamila’s extravagant leap to legislative void
Religious watch-list: CAN urges Sultan to support truth
APC adamant on reconciliation panel
AGF Malami’s legal and political subterfuges
How to make your marriage succeed by Adetoyese – Olagunju
2023: PDP may favour Northeast in presidential race as Atiku walks a tight rope
2020: Nigeria will be better if… says Bekee
Saraki dares Kwara govt over revocation of father’s property
Chivita unveils ‘Juice Up’ campaign
BSG kick-off ‘Don’t Drink and Drive’ campaign
Global Interns partners Airtel
Bhojsons celebrates top 22 dealers

Winners emerge at Three Crowns Mom of the year 2019 competition
Aimart International unveils new brand identity
6,849 consumers complain, says FCCPC CEO
Jumia drives financial inclusion with adverts categories
FG seals 8 fuel stations in Enugu for inaccurate metering
IMC experts task members on self-regulation
Mass protest in Ondo community over heavy duty vehicles’ killings
‘2023: Nobody should underestimate Buhari’s role’
Court: FIRS, BPP have case to answer over copyright theft
A Good Man and a Great Soldier
Gunmen kidnap Adamawa INEC staff
Edo 2020: APC needs united house to defeat PDP
Access Bank returns with BAFEST
BUK awards scholarship to 300 indigent students
Customers win big at land fair promo
Cabinet: How Ishaku shocked Tivs in Taraba
‘Our expectations for 2020 budget is high’
Soku Oil Wells: The endless controversy
How far can 2020 budget go?
No survivor, as six die in Hawaii helicopter crash
Wife in war of words with hotel over RCCG pastor’s death
Sterling Bank wins Banking Community award
How online traders can stay safe
How woman, son, prophet killed LASU undergraduate, dismembered her
Lagos reopens Shina Peller’s club
Gunmen invade Edo Deputy Governor’s family home
No man can play God in Edo politics, says Ojezua
BREAKING: West Ham sack coach Pellegrini
Army intercepts 85 bags of smuggled rice in Ebonyi
Police arrest Sergeant for killing man in Lagos
APC adamant on reconciliation panel
‘2023: Nobody should underestimate Buhari’s role’
Soku Oil Wells: The endless controversy
Police, IMN members clash in Sokoto
IYC, Disco at war in Bayelsa
2020: Nigeria will be better if… says Bekee
Academic All-American winner wants to represent Nigeria
GOtv Boxing Night 20 holds today
Rangers take quest for redemption to Mauritania
Impressive start to life in Tunisia: Okpotu hails Orkuma’s impact
Okereke happy with brace for Club Brugge
Chivita unveils ‘Juice Up’ campaign
BSG kick-off ‘Don’t Drink and Drive’ campaign
Global Interns partners Airtel
Bhojsons celebrates top 22 dealers
BUK awards scholarship to 300 indigent students
Filthy, grimy Lagos markets
Artificial Trans Fat: Toxic chemical in our food
FG tasked to develop diabetes prevention programme

The Punch

NIMC dismisses workers as extortion, bribery, poor funding rock enrolment
A suitor once threatened to commit suicide if I didn’t marry him –Bola Are
You can’t be our leader, Edo APC tells Oshiomhole
One killed, four arrested in foiled Abuja bank robbery
How Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram celebrated Christmas on battlefields
It’s South-East’s turn to produce president in 2023 — Iwuanyanwu, PDP BoT member
Sad tales of other illegal detainees trigger concerns
I can’t kiss someone with mouth odour on set — Olamide Alawoya
Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva: Love at first sight
APC can’t manage Lagos debt, we’ll renegotiate it –PDP chair
Legislature, judiciary make it easy for Nigerian tyrants to survive — Balarabe Musa
New SIM: NCC may impose 45-day porting restriction
EFCC to drop requests for trial-in-absentia, separate charges for Dasuki
Christians are being killed in Nigeria, CAN replies Sultan
Drowned RCCG pastor’s wife to sue Spanish hotel
Senate panel members may boycott $29.96bn loan request consideration
Why I turned down Barcelona, Arsenal offers – Osimhen
Sexiest Nollywood actresses of 2019
Ondo community protests killing by trucks on road
Electronics dealer commits suicide in Rivers
Two arrested for defrauding bank manager of N70m
NSCDC official detained for defiling seven-year-old girl
Police ban street carnival in Ogun over violence
Child, three women killed in Ogun crashes
What we expect from Buhari in 2020 —Afenifere, ACF, MASSOB
APC internal crisis: Nobody is above party, says state chairmen
Kwara gov trying to erase my father’s legacy –Saraki
INEC prepares for Cross River bye-elections
US’ nine-month imports of Nigerian crude oil rise
For some young graduates, career in farming is bittersweet
CBN’s ATM charges slash and cashless economy
NCDMB seeks oil investments in Brass Island
‘OPEC+ may consider ending production cuts in 2020’
Nollywood history can’t be written without Giringory’s name —Son
Makinde should obey rule of law — Aleshinloye
Absence of first-team stars cost us Olympic ticket –Oshoala
Hulk dumps wife of 12 years for her niece
Gunners legend hail Saka
Generalised anxiety disorder higher among workers during economic downturn — Expert
Prostate cancer screening test ‘in sight’
Sickle cell and myself
EDITORIAL: Nigeria’s high infant HIV infection rate
Propaganda and conscience
Will Nigerians party like it’s 2020?
Health benefits of fasting
Prostate cancer screening test ‘in sight’

ThisDay

With NLNG Train 7 in Jeopardy Buhari Upholds Rule of Law
Presidency Backs Abdulsalami C’ttee to End Ganduje, Sanusi Rift
Saraki to Abdulrasaq: You’ve Crossed the Line of Decency
Anambra Beefs Up Security, Deploys Surveillance Helicopter
Trading in A.G Leventis Suspended over Delisting Process
High Stakes as Arsenal Host Chelsea in London Derby
Facebook, FG Diverting My Followers to Fake Accounts, IPOB Leader, Kanu Alleges
Salvaging the Kano Emirate
Mrs Diya: My Husband and Children Can Swim
Abuse of Office: CCT Orders Suspension of Acting CAC Registrar
NEW YEAR PREVIEW: Events Likely to Shape 2020
A nation’s Declining Human Rights Record
Police Urged to Investigate ‘Disappearance’ of Calabar Kingmaker
ADEKUNLE GAFAR: Three Reasons Enterprises Don’t Thrive in Nigeria
Restoring Sanity to Bank Charges
Travellers Wowed as Ethiopian Airlines Launches Direct Flight to Houston
2020: Economy Set to Ride on Non-oil Sector for Growth
Posterity Will be Fair to Governor Dickson – Bayelsa Information Commissioner
How Dasuki, Sowore Struggled to Freedom
2019: The Senate In Retrospect
Clergy Lauds Odeyemi On Service To God
Professor Anthony Asiwaju’s Border that Unites and Anti-Nigeria Sentiments: Quo Vadis for Regional Integration?
Why I Abandoned Architecture for Fashion
LOOKING BACK AT 2019, A YEAR THAT ENDS A DECADE ON A HIGH NOTE
CAROLLING IN THE SPIRIT OF THE SEASON
EDITORIAL: Attacks on Public Officials Abroad
Akwa Ibom PDP Ready for Essien Udim Rerun Election
Gbajabiamila Doesn’t Just Get It!
2023: Igbo Group Warns North to Respect Zoning
Foreign Stars Exodus Hits Chinese League Over New Salary Regime
Giant Killers Wolves Visit High-flying Liverpool
Mikel, Musa Make African Team of the Decade
Buhari and the Fifth Columnists
Trading in A.G Leventis Suspended over Delisting Process
NEW YEAR PREVIEW: Events Likely to Shape 2020
2020: Economy Set to Ride on Non-oil Sector for Growth
A Summit on National Debt

Daily Trust

Saturday robbery that shook Abuja
Casualties of Ganduje, Sanusi quarrel
Reminiscences with Prof Bruce Onobrakpeya
Enough is enough, Saraki tells Kwara gov
FG’s volte face on Dasuki, Sowore
Atiku already negotiating release of Agba Jalingo from prison
APC: How we are putting PDP looters out of jobs
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: One killed as Police arrest banker, others in failed Abuja bank robbery
PHOTO NEWS: Foiled bank robbery in Abuja
Gombi vs Hassan: How power tussle tears Plateau PDP
Why I’ll retire from active politics after my second term – Masari
Sokoto Speaker: Our loyalty to APC unshakeable
NFF will relocate to Sunday Dankaro House in January – Pinnick
Rubicon, Almat, others end 2019 season in sterling fashion
Marah LLVC team clinch Sir Winston Churchill Cup
FG seals 8 petrol stations in Enugu over inaccurate metering
Yuletide: AAPRASS condemns ticket hoarding, hike in airfares
Coca-Cola marks 100 years of going public
Propaganda and conscience
Internet banned in India’s Uttar Pradesh amid anger over killings
General Assembly approves UN’s $3.07bn budget for 2020
Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 73, hospital says
Fraudsters dupe bank manager N70m in Adamawa
Police arraign 3 over alleged attempted murder, cultism
Editorial: FG’s volte face on Dasuki, Sowore
Full List of Nominees for 4th SoundCity MVP Awards
Nigeria risks losing goat genetic resources
Benue willing to participate in Livestock Transformation Plan – Commissioner

The Sun

State of the Nation: Nigeria moving to bad end –Archbishop Onaiyekan
2020: Nigerians task Buhari
CAN tackles Sultan over comment on persecution of Christians
Facebook: Kanu, Radio Biafra attacked
I’m happy whenever I remember I’ll make heaven –Rev. Stella Obi, gospel singer
I see APC, PDP breaking up and new party formed before 2023 –Gani Adams
Why Nigerians should reject open visa policy –Ezeife, former Anambra governor
Christmas: Remain apolitical, GOC charges troops
El-Zakzaky: Police, Shiite members clash in Sokoto
Abia College of Education student stabbed to death over quarrel with uncle’s girlfriend
Soldiers, police dislodge, arrest armed robbers who invaded bank in Abuja
We won’t accept attempt to sow seeds of discord, hatred in Awka Kingdom –Igwe Ndigwe
Vision 20:20:20: A tortuous jaundiced journey
No need talking about 2023 now –General Useni
2023 Presidency: APC won’t use ethnicity, religion in choosing candidate –Bulama
Reasons middle belt’ll not support Northern Presidency in 2023 –Bitrus, Middle Belt Forum President
NSE: Bears dominate equities
Dangote Cement: Makoju retires after 45 years, Puchercos in as new GMD
FG eyes $20bn revenue, 12,000 jobs as NLNG Train 7 project takes off
Man arrested for trying to sneak into moving Air Peace plane at Lagos airport
FID for $20bn NLNG Train 7 concluded
CAF Confederation Cup: Paradou aims to upset Enyimba
Ajanah Annual Basketball Championship: Early victory for Omala, Dekina, Ogori, Adavi
Oshoala: Why Super Falcons didn’t qualify for 2020 Olympics
Uncertainty over Osimhen’s Barcelona switch
Joshua: My dream is go for fifth belt in 2020’
Man U offers Shoretire new deal
Nigerian VIP bodyguard aims to be next surprise in boxing
Rodgers: Ndidi fantastic!
Ronaldo: I’ll return to school after football
Arsenal seeks redemption against Chelsea
Mikel, Musa make African team of decade
Saka gets plaudits from Arsenal hero, Nicholas
Music & Minds Group holds Christmas party
Yuletide fun as C-Clear drops Samantha
Lessons from Brexit
2019: Say goodbye with love and reconciliation
Relationship fights that are normal during the Christmas holiday
December activities? Sometimes I just want to go ‘eeny meeny miny moe’
When God stopped talking to Adeboye
Breast cancer and what you must know
Good governance: Wike unmatchable –Obuah
Nigeria needs resourceful youths in ministries, agencies not old people –Bishop Nwokolo
Youths are source of my strength –Oluwo declares
Yuletide: Ikpeazu assures Hausa community of peaceful coexistence
I’m not interested in Uwajumogu’s position –Araraume
Bandit attacks: FG, Kebbi govt considering troops deployment – Gov Bagudu
Goodluck Jonathan: When the Gods are not asleep
Excitement as BOET Estate holds maiden end of year party
Growing up with male siblings made me strong –Yemisi Adeogun, LADGOS President
2020: Nigerians task Buhari

Tribune

Security operatives foil bank robbery in Abuja
We are struggling to create jobs for Nigerians —APC
Edo APC crisis: 14 lawmakers may lose seats
Revocation of land: Saraki draws battle line with Kwara gov
LASU final year student allegedly killed by ex-LASU student • Culprits including mother arrested — Police
Edo APC crisis: 14 lawmakers may lose seats
Two arrested for duping bank manager of N70m in Adamawa
Army intercepts 85 bags of smuggled rice in Ebonyi community
Zamfara: Two killed, 12 others injured in road crash
Lone accident kills three on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
BREAKING: NLNG takes Final Investment Decision for Train 7 Project
DPR uncovers six illegal filling stations in Gombe, seals 11
Algerian President appoints new PM, asks him to form new cabinet
Day of mourning in Kazakhstan following plane crash that killed 12
Our revenue can fund budgets without loans if… —Urhoghide
2023: No one should underestimate Buhari —Princewill
Why we are finding it difficult to battle bandits —Police commissioner
2019: Year of upsets, back-stabbings
Ninth House: Actions, inactions and challenges
History will not be kind to APC government ― PDP
Ayuba thrills revelers at Ilaji Resort’s Boxing Day gig
Kcee, Zlatan shine at Access the Stars concert in Onitsha
Boxing Day Special: Muyiwa Ademola joins Maltina’s Happiness trail…
Yemi Alade back with ‘Lai Lai’

The Guardian

Experts query 2019 capital budget release
‘Why NNPC will not go public despite losses’
Minimum Wage: NLC to determine states where strike will take place
Thugs attack Edo deputy governors family house, five arrested
Ihedioha, Zulum sign 2020 budgets
Obasanjo’s fears of mounting jumbo debts and repayment agonies
Tambuwal promises sustained development as he signs 2020 budget
Ayade flags off Carnival Calabar, says humanity has lost direction
CAN insists on violation of religious freedom in Nigeria
Derby against Ifeanyi Ubah will be tough, Ilechukwu admits
Super Sunday: Ex-Gunner tips Arsenal to beat Chelsea
10-Man Watford beat Villa, as Everton win again under Ancelotti
Norwich hold Tottenham in four-goal thriller
Generals ‘War’ Over PDP’s Soul In Plateau
Simmering discontent over pending re-composition of NDDC board
ADEFUYE: Whoever thinks North will produce president in 2023 is daydreaming
Ekiti PDP and tales of secretariat sale
Editorial: Instead of a Disability Commission
Weighing options to safeguard Niger Delta
Rock the ruffles this new year
Clamour for state, community police gaining ground in South-South
Chukwuma: Except we decentralise policing, we can’t get it right
What to know about ovarian cancer
Paronychia (Nail Infection) and how to deal with it

Daily Independent

Uduaghan May Emerge New NDDC Chairman
Saraki, Kwara Governor Bicker Over Land Revocation
Wike Hands Over 32 Vehicles To Rivers Lawmakers
One Killed, Four Nabbed, As Robbers Invade Abuja Bank
Thugs Attack Edo Deputy Gov’s Family House, Five Arrested
Buhari And Respect For The Law
PDP Looters Put Out Of Jobs Are Not Up To 40m, Says APC
Uncle Stabs Nephew To Death In Abia
3 Rape 15-Year-Old In Yola
Impeachment: Trump Blasts Democrats, House Speaker On Social Media
Collective Security Of All Nigerians Is My Major Preoccupation, Says President Buhari
2023 Election Will Be Battle Between The Oppressor And Oppressed – Ajayi
Curtailing Herders’ Threat To Ekiti Farmers
How Old Is The National Assembly Complex?
The Impending Implosion Between Oyetola, Aregbesola
Fight Against Discrimination: Senate Should Replicate This On National Issues
Arteta To Block Granit Xhaka Transfer
Arteta Seeks To Mend Fences With Arsenal’s Frustrated Fans
JUST IN: Jamie Vardy, Wife Welcomes Third Child
JUST IN: Barcelona Star Joins Real Betis On Loan
Scanners: How Importers Suffer At Nigerian Ports
Family Liberation Is The Only Way Forward
Manufacturing Sector Is Biggest Beneficiary Of CBN’s Credit Push – Yusuf
Prices Of Fresh Tomatoes Fall After Christmas
SEC Moves To Tackle Unclaimed Dividends
BEDC To Partner Embedded Power Generation Companies
EDITORIAL: Sustaining The Onslaught On HIV/AIDS
To Be Your Best In 2020
James Ibori’s Ordeal: More Enlightenment for ICPC’s Prof Owasonoye
That We May Never Forget
NDDC Board: Why Oshiomhole Should Be Leashed

News Headlines Dec 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Police wade into case of head of federal agency’s son caught with Lamborghini, $5m
Minimum wage: We’re ready for war with govs, says Labour
Sokoto to spend over N1bn on electricity, assembly complex renovation 6:11 AM
Organised labour to HoS: make names of ghost workers public
Cleric unveils five-year growth plan
Enugu signs 2020 budget into law
Ebonyi quarantines hospital staff, patients, relations as Lassa Fever kills one
Adedoyin becomes PAPEF patron
Lagos govt begins work on four junctions’ expansion
Ihedioha: my target is to make Imo most viable economy by 2025
Police arrest housewife, husband for cruelty on house girl
Greater Lagos 2019 extravaganza excites residents
Confusion as DSS, Police disagree over of domestic worker’s murder in Anambra
Fire destroys property worth millions of naira in Anambra
Rivers Assembly passes Wike’s N530b budget
Life returns to Benue communities liberated by troops from bandits
DPR seals eight petrol stations in Rivers
Uncle stabs nephew to death for quarrelling with fiancé
Edo APC crisis: Oshiomhole must apologise, says Obaseki
Recovery of pension cash: Ex-governors in Senate set to challenge court order granted AGF
Buhari’s aide accuses A’Ibom, C’River playing politics with Calabar-Itu-Odukpani road project
NNPC, partners take decision on NLNG Train 7
Intruder on Air Peace aircraft arrested at Lagos Airport
Help govt to fight poverty, unemployment — Ogun gov’s wife
Firm gets new logo
PCRC donates bus to Lagos police division
Yuletide: Lagos residents hail FRSC
‘Take training of children serious’
Controversial death of female lover sparks row in Bayelsa
Police arrest Sergeant for killing man in Lagos
Iganmode old students elect officers
Political bigwigs storm Kano for Senate President Lawan’s son’s wedding
Badagry LG boss appoints ex-NULGE chair SSA
Bring my husband’s killers to justice, wife of slain ex-NNPC staff tells Police
Rep empowers youths with ICT skill
Foundation uplifts 200 septuagenarians in Anambra
NDDC audit: Contractors, banks are already making refunds — Akpabio
Kwara to build new secretariat complex in 2020
Speed-Up Lagos trains youths
NITDA probes Lagos IRS over breaches
Birnin-Gwari’s district head escapes from kidnappers
Christmas Celebration: First Lady Aishat Buhari reaches out to the poor
‘Don’t let terrorists divide us’
Nigeria sinking under weight of debt — Obasanjo
‘Sultan’s outburst against CAN unjustified’
Sultan cautions leaders against ‘provocative’ public comments
A Foundation’s Perspective to Docu Filmmaking
Newsmakers in showbiz
Health benefits of apples
Setting a solid foundation for your home (4)
Indigestion in children
What’s the big deal about wedding rings?
Lagos, Echostone plan Joint Venture on housing
Dealing with invasive questions from family on Christmas holiday
Trump’s impeachment and the probabilities
VIPs who passed on in 2019
2019: Nigerian tourism year of wins, losses
Celebs who made bold fashion statements in 2019
Dasuki’s house back to life
Top trials in the year
Issues that shaped the world in 2019
Movers, shakers of economy in 2019
Titanic battles on the political landscape
Bayelsa election: How Wike incurred Dickson’s wrath
Goodbye to year of MEGA BATTLES
Security clampdown in India to contain protests
Sokoto earmarks over N1bn on electricity, Assembly complex
NDDC audit: Some contractors, banks already making refunds – Akpabio
Disinformation
UPDATED: Wolves beat ten-man Man city
Recovery of pension cash: Ex-governors in Senate set to challenge court order granted AGF
Sultan cautions leaders against ‘provocative’ public comments
Top trials in the year
Issues that shaped the world in 2019
Sokoto to spend over N1bn on electricity, assembly complex renovation
Cleric unveils five-year growth plan
Enugu signs 2020 budget into law
Ebonyi quarantines hospital staff, patients, relations as Lassa Fever kills one
Titanic battles on the political landscape
‘Akinlade 2023’ campaign bus surfaces in Ogun
Ajanah Basketball Championship lights up Okene
Racism: EPL did not follow procedure, says FIFA
Ronaldo not interested in coaching
Nasarawa, Pillars share points
Movers, shakers of economy in 2019
How intruder fought security personnel at Lagos Airport, by FAAN
Traffic decongestion: Lagos begins work on four roundabouts
Arbico fails stock market’s minority shareholding limit
Fidelity Bank leads in KPMG SMES customer survey
Uncle stabs nephew to death for quarrelling with fiancé
Help govt to fight poverty, unemployment — Ogun gov’s wife
Lady allegedly drinks ‘sniper’ over fight with lover
Court sends student to 6 months imprisonment for stealing N40,000
Police arrest Sergeant for shooting man in Lagos
ISWAP: Don’t let terrorists divide us, Buhari urges Nigerians
Akwa Ibom carpets NUT for faulting free education scheme
Dealing with invasive questions from family on Christmas holiday
A Foundation’s Perspective to Docu Filmmaking
Newsmakers in showbiz
Excitement rises over Greater Lagos 2020 shows
Bruce Lee’s daughter sues fast food chain over image use
MCSN rebuilds members’ confidence with AGM
Mazi to host friends
Health benefits of apples
Indigestion in children
Edo civil servants upbeat as govt rolls out Health Insurance Scheme Jan 1
HealthPlus pharmacy celebrates at 20
Umahi orders closure of hospital over Lassa fever

The Punch

Minimum wage: Governors in last-minute rush to meet Dec 31 deadline
Debt: Nigeria risks impending bankruptcy, says Obasanjo
Oshiomhole wanted to remove me – Obaseki
Buhari decries terror as ISWAP beheads 10 Christians
Christmas tragedy: How drowned pastor’s wife reacted when hubby, two kids were dying
9ice holds private wedding with baby mama, ex-wife grumbles
Buhari advises youths as Senate President’s son marries
Police dismiss sergeant for killing Lagos fun-seeker
History won’t be kind to APC, says PDP
Teacher stabs ex-lover to death days to his marriage
Kwara to build secretariat on Saraki’s land
2023 is not right time for Igbo presidency –Shettima, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum leader
2019: Good, bad, ugly sides of showbiz
Buhari decries terror as ISWAP beheads 10 Christians
Olubadan promotes ex-SSG, others as high chiefs
Herdsmen putting red flag in our community could mean war –Onikare of Orin Ekiti
Police detain man, whose girlfriend died after ‘drinking snipper’
Court jails two 21 years over N362m fraud
Family of five die in Christmas Day crash in Abuja
Ogun factory worker loses finger on duty, faults company
Two die, nine injured in Ogun auto crash
DSS officer shooting at fleeing cow kills man
Woman demands justice over son’s death in police custody
2023: PDP undecided over presidential candidate
As Oshiomhole, Obaseki feud leaves Edo Assembly in shreds
NITDA probes taxpayers’ personal data disclosure by LIRS
Port congestion worsens as NAFDAC conducts e-certification
NNPC, JVs finally seal $10bn NLNG Train-7 deal
Ride-hailing services grow as Bolt connects Abeokuta, Enugu
Customs comb Lagos-Abeokuta road, hunt for smuggled rice
2023 is not right time for Igbo presidency –Shettima, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum leader
My life ambition was to live in space –Ere, ex-Reps member
I’m dying, I need N1.7m for surgery –41-year-old mother with nasal tumour
How cybercrime threatens Nigerian football
Abd’Allah not worried with Enyimba injury crisis
Onuachu keen on improving his weaknesses
Pinnick hails Ajayi over Oshoala foundation
I don’t promote rape, sexual harassment –Nastyblaq
I explained things to myself in Yoruba –Ojo, UI and Law School first-class graduate
Ex-lawmaker donates 15 blocks of classrooms to Gombe schools
Babcock trains over 100 principals
IPPIS: ASUU, Senate talks may wait till Feb
9ice holds private wedding with baby mama, ex-wife grumbles
2019: Good, bad, ugly sides of showbiz
I’m ready to quit Nollywood for marriage – Chiamaka Nwokeukwu
Greater Lagos 2020 has overcome hitches – Shuli Adebolu
Sickle cell and myself
Pipeline vandals putting our lives in danger –Lagos community residents
My brother died in mining pit working to raise school fees – Victim’s sister
Justice suffers delay in Nigerian courts amidst plenty IT solutions (2)
Free education that is not free
Governors and the retirement thieving template
Seven ways to destress after the holidays
How do you cope with unappreciative partner?

Daily Trust

Muslims’ll not be provoked to take up arms – Sultan
The biggest fights of 2019
How indigenous northern Christians celebrated Xmas
Mom goes blind after losing two soldier sons to insurgency
B/Gwari district head regains freedom after 8 days in captivity
Wusasa: Where mixed families celebrate Xmas, Sallah together
Troops overrun B/Haram, lower sect’s flag in Adamawa
Traffic rules violation: FRSC warns convoy vehicle drivers
Nigerian Railway Corporation finalises e-ticketing for trains
B/Haram: Sustain momentum, Butarai urges troops
2023 : Nigeria needs an Igbo president for equity sake – Brig. Gen. Okoloagu (rtd)
Akinlade’s return to Ogun APC raises new questions
2023: PDP plans consensus candidate
The highs and lows of Nigerian sports in 2019
Timothy Simon: Joining Jigawa Golden Stars is a big boost to my career
Everton get one of the best
Coca-Cola marks 100 years of going public
Breaking: NLNG takes FID for multi-billion dollar Train 7 project
Confusion in agencies over FG’s multiple fuel tracking ‘projects’
“CAN IS SO UNFAIR!” – SULTAN AT MSS IVC
On qualifications for schoolteachers
Dogara @52: Portrait of a true patriot
Libyan arms: Buhari’s lamentations
15 dead after passenger jet crashes in Kazakhstan
Police arraign 3 over alleged attempted murder, cultism
Editorial: $300ml for ‘e’ Customs project
Emilia Clarke sets west end stage debut in ‘The Seagull’
‘Five Maids of Fadaka’ showcases parental intrigues to help children succeed
BBNaija stars, Khafi, Gedoni are engaged
Makoju bows out of Dangote Cement, as Puchercos takes over as GMD/CEO
Sokoto: Youth groups move to tackle social media abuse
Publish names of ghost workers now, Kogi Labour challenges HoS
Sheikh Shaban turbaned as new Imam of Lokoja

ThisDay

Gunmen That Attacked My Home Must Be Arrested, Prosecuted, Insists Jonathan
Buhari: Don’t Let Terrorists Divide Us
NNPC, Shell, Total, Eni Sign $10bn Deal for NLNG Train 7
Malami: FG Not Prosecuting El-Zakyzaky, Can’t Order His Release
Kwara Govt Acquires Late Olusola Saraki’s Land
Mikel, Musa Make African Team of the Decade
Kaduna Royal Father Escapes from Captivity, Four Others Regain Freedom
One Dies, Ebonyi Hospital Shut over Lassa Fever Outbreak
Ihedioha Signs 2020 Budget
Politics of Hope in 2020 Counterpoints
53 Communities Drop FGM in Imo, Vow to Prosecute Offenders
Local Content: NCDMB, Waltersmith Plan Modular Refinery in Brass
Elephant Herd Sighted in Borno State
BMW to Present Future Mobility at Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas
New Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is Electrified Segment Founder
Kia Wins Two 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year Awards
Aviation Security Arrests Man for Intruding on Air Peace Flight
Seriake Dickson Consolidating on Education Reforms
Chivita Unveils “Juice up this Season with Chivita” Campaign
Ogun will Experience Turnaround with 2020 Budget, Says Abiodun
Salute to a Senate Built on Unity of Purpose
Sinach Unmasks Miracle Baby
I’M GLAD I MADE MISTAKES IN MY JOURNEY INTO FASHION… THE MISTAKES EVENTUALLY BECAME MY TEACHER IN MANY WAYS
‘Kpali’ for Nigerian Immigrants
9ice Hooked for the 3rd Time
Lagos Funds Tech Startups
Obaseki to Oshiomhole: Apologise or Remain Suspended
Rodgers Hails Ndidi’s Performance against Liverpool
Xhaka Agrees Terms with Hertha Berlin over January Move
Arteta, Lampard Reenact Midfield Battles as Arsenal Host Chelsea
GLOBAL SOCCER: Samuel Kalu End of a Dream?
Australian Open Increases Prize Money
Foundation Donates Sick Bay to Public School
Why it is Good to be Fair to All
Unending Lies about Boko Haram’s Strength
Nigeria’s Federation Lopsided, Laments Ex-DSS Boss
BMW to Present Future Mobility at Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas
New Mercedes-Benz eSprinter is Electrified Segment Founder
Kia Wins Two 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year Awards
Aviation Security Arrests Man for Intruding on Air Peace Flight
Rolls-Royce Completes Black Badge Family with Cullinan
Total Rewards Long-serving Employees
Echostone Partners Lagos to Address Housing Deficit
EBO Nigeria Marks One Year Anniversary
12 Years After, NNPC, Shell, Total, Other Multinationals Announce FID For NLNG Train 7 Project To Raise Gas Output

Tribune

Why el-Zakzaki remains in detention —Malami
RCCG pastor, son, daughter die in Costa del Sol pool tragedy in Spain
President Buhari greets Ganduje at 70
Buratai lauds troops, urges more professionalism, responsiveness
Lagos presents N250m seed cheque for Tech Start-Up
Use of paracetamol for meat softening an abuse ― NAFDAC
Foundation set to award N39m to 10 young Africans
Kidnapped wife, daughters of Ondo monarch regain freedom
One dead as fire razes six buildings in Osun
DSS personnel not involved in Alor, Anambra State shooting of native ― Spokesperson
Enugu governor signs 2020 fiscal budget into law
History will not be kind to APC government ― PDP
Ogun Assembly okays N449bn 2020 budget proposal
Rep member condemns abduction of aide worker, others by Boko Haram insurgents
Foundation donates 4,300 bags of rice to APC supporters in Anambra
Jonathan to security: Fish out Gunmen who attacked my residence
Man docked for stealing car accessories worth N67,000
Bayero University trains 96 women, youths in fisheries
BREAKING: How intruder gained access to Lagos airport
Lack of regional planning, bane of poor economic growth in Igboland ― Chidoka
Lagos, FBRA, others to rid Badagry of plastic waste
Publish names of ghost workers now, Kogi Labour challenges Head of Service
RCCG pastor, son, daughter die in Costa del Sol pool tragedy in Spain
Sowore, Dasuki: Why El-Zakzaky remains in detention ― Malami
Scores escape death as building collapses in Onitsha
Gombe to strengthen unity in diversity through promotion of cultural values, heritage
Terror attack: Buhari assures Burkina Faso of support
5 die, others injured in auto-crash on Ilorin-Ogbomoso
Three feared dead, five injured in Osun auto crash
Emulate the exemplary life of Jesus Christ, Bala urges Christians
Accountant General queried over N400bn hidden overdraft
Man docked for stealing car accessories worth N67,000
BREAKING: NLNG takes Final Investment Decision for Train 7 Project
DPR uncovers six illegal filling stations in Gombe, seals 11
Bayero University trains 96 women, youths in fisheries
Bayero University begins rice production
Nigeria must regulate admission age of pupils in secondary schools ―…
NUC dismisses claims on abolition of catchment area for admission
Editorial: The beheading incidents in Calabar
Bruce Lee’s daughter sues Chinese fast-food chain, demands $30m
Why female students now have better grades in tertiary institutions —Oladebeye,…
On racism
Religious freedom: Applause for the US?
Incessant abandonment of babies in our society
He beat, left me with bloodshot eyes; burnt all my clothes —Woman
He will beat me to death if this marriage is not dissolved —Wife
I felt pain, saw finger prints on my neck after I dreamt my mother in-law strangled me —Wife

The Guardian

Nigeria faces impending bankruptcy, warns Obasanjo
Women who made impact in 2019
‘Why Nigerians are ending 2019 without fuel scarcity’
FG gives reason for not releasing El-Zakzaky
NLNG takes FID for Train 7 to raise gas output, 12 years after
Buhari, Abdulsalam Abubakar move to resolve Ganduje, Sanusi’s rift
ISWAP execution: Don’t let terrorists divide us, Buhari tells Nigerians
Lagos residents decry increasing refuse dumps in metropolis
We won’t be provoked to take arms, says Sultan
Man City’s title bid in tatters after collapse at Wolves
Arteta aims to solve Ozil issue as Chelsea clash looms
‘New clause in Rohr’s contract means redemption for Nigerian football’
Sports in Nigeria: Goodbye 2019, welcome 2020
Our win over Leicester best of the season, Alexander-Arnold alleges
I tried to convince Kompany to stay, Guardiola claims
2023: How Buhari can fulfill his promise on credible polls, by Ikokwu
My going to green chamber is to develop my constituency says Makwe
Oshiomhole remains suspended from Edo APC until he apologises, Obaseki insists
Nosir: Selling Hope Through Music
Johnny Drille Rocks Abuja, Benin
Music Stars Storm Awka For Nigerian Reggae Festival
Nigerian Twitter Knocks BBC Reporter Kiki Mordi Over Same-Sex Marriage Comment
Fun spots for kids this Christmas
Some gestures are just ‘mere’
Nigeria In 2009
Winners at Her Network Woman of the Year Awards 2019
Eight reasons you must not enter 2020 with pornography and masturbation
Boost for Nollywood as Huahua Media partners Empire Entertainment
Adetomiwa Badejo nurtured her dream to fruition
Bank donates 66 laptops to underserved children
Global tourism growth strengthens sector’s potential for sustainable development
New Year, new ambience: Give your home a 2020 makeover
2019 in retrospect: Landmarks that shaped outgoing year
Bintu: The Musical… Northeast crisis loud on stage

News Headlines Dec 27, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 27, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Police confirm killing of two people
Killing, suicide by inspector condemned
Man beats wife to death on Christmas Day in Ogun
Court frees banker of N855m fraud seven years after
Two dead, three injured in accident
Lalong: we’re working with govt to secure aid worker’s release
Unidentified man shot in the head
Making the ports work for agriculture
Edo road abandoned despite part payment, says NDDC
Don’t label people for helping Buhari, says Presidency
More join race to replace Magu as EFCC boss
Presidency now or never for Igbo, say Bishops
I attempted to join army, says Makinde
El-Zakzaky’s fate is in El-Rufai’s hands, says Fed Govt
Pressure on naira as reserves dip to $39.2b
Sultan tackles CAN on ‘persecution’ of Christians
Ndidi Obioha’s profile rises
Dumo Lulu Briggs laughs last
Gbajabiamila gives back
Awosika’s grateful heart
Bola and Wale Tinubu’s Love song
2019: Topsy-turvy year for Nigerian sport
Revisit on skin diseases: alopecia and hirsutism (5)
Experts re-strategise against tuberculosis
Yaba psychiatric hospital to begin e-health record system
NMA decries insecurity, kidnap of doctors
‘Education, technology can boost healthcare’
Restoring hope to the hopeless
NECA lauds CBN for reducing bank charges
Electricity workers seek implementation of jurisdiction law
Unions rise against casualisation, others
Ogun kicks off broiler empowerment programme
Driving the red meat industry back to profitability
I will permit necessary flexibility in governance, says Makinde
Akeredolu’s critics are cowards, says Adebayo
Adeyemi: Ninth Assembly not a rubber-stamp
MCSN rebuilds members’ confidence with AGM
Mazi to host friends
AFRIMMA honours Prince Ned Nwoko
Hennessy Artistry marks 10th anniversary concert in grand style
XMAS: Filmmaker Tunde Kelani protests power outage
Reality TV show The Justice Court debuts Jan 4
Uniqueness, key to my success in YouTube, says Okafor
Horror of Nigeria’s dysfunctional emergency medical services
Thank you 2019
Rivers of gold, lives of bondage
Integrity in our polity
Refusing to go to Afghanistan
Improving road traffic in the FCT
NASS renovation and the great outcry
Almajiris: Where lies the future?
Retirees’ health
Mother and child
Fear of cholera outbreak grips Karu
Double-edged sword called social media
Tell us when to celebrate Christmas, cleric tells Olukoya
PDP plans consensus presidential candidate
Obaseki releases N6bn for roads rehabilitation
Kogi uncovers 300 ghost workers on payroll
I attempted to join army, says Makinde
Horror of Nigeria’s dysfunctional emergency medical services
More join race to replace Magu as EFCC boss
Presidency now or never for Igbo, say Bishops
I will permit necessary flexibility in governance, says Makinde
Igbos must get presidency in 2023-Anambra Bishops
EPM is dead, convener tells Obaseki
INEC yet to take decision on Edo Assembly
Arteta begins Arsenal era with 1-1 against Bournemouth
NECA lauds CBN for reducing bank charges
Electricity workers seek implementation of jurisdiction law
Unions rise against casualisation, others
Ogun kicks off broiler empowerment programme
Driving the red meat industry back to profitability
Naira faces tough time as foreign reserves fall to $39.2b
Police confirm killing of two people

The Punch

Petrol subsidy now N47.5/litre as oil price hits $67.86
Buhari has asked us to sanction Oshiomhole, others – Obaseki
IPPIS: Why varsity lecturers were paid December salaries
Fresh gridlock looms as Kara/Berger Bridge reconstruction resumes Jan 6
Pastor, daughter, son drown during vacation in Spain
Christmas tragedy: Ogun man beats wife to death
Wanted Obono-Obla attends social functions in Cross River
Kwara denies sponsoring Wizkid’s Christmas concert
Buhari has asked us to sanction Oshiomhole, others – Obaseki
Reps considers devt commissions for South-West, others
Buhari: The stigma won’t go away
Troops recover Boko Haram flag from Adamawa gov’s hometown
Fresh gridlock looms as Kara/Berger Bridge reconstruction resumes Jan 6
It’s sad that Elusiyan’s killing was worse than a Christmas chicken’s –Colleague of murdered OAU medicine prof
Brexit, US-China trade war threats to Nigeria’s economy –World Bank
Why we couldn’t rescue lynched Cross River rapist – Police
Listening to Ayo Adebanjo and Maitama Sule (2)
Pastor, daughter, son drown during vacation in Spain
Christmas tragedy: Ogun man beats wife to death
Why we couldn’t rescue lynched Cross River rapist – Police
Scores feared trapped as plaza collapses in Anambra
Sagamu Interchange Bridge partially closed over tanker explosion
Suspected fraudster arrested for threatening three in Niger
Power outage: Community blames firm for bleak Christmas
Five killed, eight injured in Osun, Ogun crashes
FCT releases 136 impounded tricycles to owners
PDP’ll soon begin search for presidential candidate –BoT
We’re not behind your woes, Rivers PDP tells APC
Brexit, US-China trade war threats to Nigeria’s economy –World Bank
Customs comb Lagos-Abeokuta road, hunt for smuggled rice
Water ministry can’t account for N344m expenditure – Report
FG earmarks N61bn for Nigeria-Siemens power deal
Leicester want £36m for Iheanacho
Olamide, Reminisce songs inspire me –Osimhen
Nigerian players abroad: Okereke bags brace to end goal drought …Onuachu also on target, Aribo bags sixth assist, Success benched, Iheanacho, Balogun missing
Ndidi admits taking shooting skills from Vardy
Ex-lawmaker donates 15 blocks of classrooms to Gombe schools
Babcock trains over 100 principals
Why I can’t leave MCSN –Eedris Abdulkareem
Bintu The Musical brings the crisis in North-East to stage
‘Nigerians deserve better cinema experience’
Holiday heart syndrome
Researchers explain how obesity raises dementia risk
World Bank commends Gombe on NSHIP performance
160 patients receive free surgeries from FETHI
Justice suffers delay in Nigerian courts amidst plenty IT solutions (2)
Local miners as beautiful brides in FG’s quest to revive mining
Bogged down by massive graft, poor maintenance, constituency projects remain a mirage
EDITORIAL: Belated FIRS warning over tax evasion
Free education that is not free
Sowore and Dasuki’s bails: Template for reforming Nigeria?

ThisDay

Anglican Church of Transformation, Abijo Celebrates Yuletide with Host Community
FG’ll Attain Higher Percentage of Budget Implementation in 2020, Says Minister
DottsMediaHouse Marks Five Years of Excellent Service
Access Bank Wins Most Sustainable Bank at 2019 CBN Sustainability Awards
Delonifera TV Set to Make a Difference
Seeking an End to Sexual Violence against Women
Peak Milk Celebrates Nigerians with 12 Days of Peakmas
Obylicious Foundation Reinforces Commitment to Give Succour
Ekiti Grants Autonomy to Five Communities
Lawan’s Chilling Surrender to the General
SEC Outlines Strategies to Resolve N126n Unclaimed Dividends
Buhari Felicitates With Sobanjo at 75
NSE Operators Foresee Positive Performance in 2020
SAHCO to Handle New Entrant, TAAG Angola Airlines
Stunted Air Passenger Traffic Attributed to Economic Crunch
Arik Air donates to IDP in Benin
Maritime Sector Records Mixed Performance
APC National Reconciliation Committee as Revenge Vehicle in Edo State
Celebrating Igbo’s Rich Culture
Raymond Dokpesi Honoured with ‘Zuoje’ Title in Liberia
Glo Harps on Women Empowerment at WIMBIZ Conference
Surfing through Christmas Market in Berlin
EDITORIAL: NEW PHASE IN INSURGENCY WAR
Winners Emerge at ERA/FoEN Tobacco Control Challenge
Foreign Airlines Impose Heavy Charges on Excess Luggage
FG Urged to Order Release of Goods Held Up at the Borders
Dele Alli Sinks Brighton as Spurs Fightback in Boxing Day Battle
Guild of Fine Artists Opens Own Gallery in Lagos
Mathew Ashimolowo to Celebrate 21,000 Widows in Osun
Nikon Nigeria Video Summit Debuts in Abuja
Sarki Auwalu: A Fitting Helmsman at the DPR
SAHCO to Handle New Entrant, TAAG Angola Airlines
Stunted Air Passenger Traffic Attributed to Economic Crunch
Arik Air donates to IDP in Benin
Maritime Sector Records Mixed Performance
Ship-owners Seek Transparent Disbursement of $124m CVFF
Bisi Fayemi Urges FG to Ban Imported Aso-Oke, Revive Textile Industry
AIB to Release Accident Report
ATR Delivers Green Financed Aircraft
Access Bank Wins Most Sustainable Bank at 2019 CBN Sustainability Awards
Peak Milk Celebrates Nigerians with 12 Days of Peakmas
Sarki Auwalu: A Fitting Helmsman at the DPR

Daily Trust

How I delivered a speech at UN conference — 11 yr old Naomi
Centre trains 6,730 Kaduna youths on entrepreneurship
Graduates of Balewa varsity launch magazine
Munachi, 12, launches 3rd book, ‘Father’s Will’
Uzoka, Wizkid feed less privileged at
Terrorists’ attack: We won’t abandon you, Buhari tells Burkina Faso
Why FG failed to release El-Zakzaky
Fintiri tasks graduates on innovation, entrepreneurship
Ganduje is our pride – APC governors
Ekiti govt elevates 16 traditional rulers, grants 5 communities autonomy
JUST IN: 37-year-old man beats wife to death in Ogun State
Nasarawa Utd hold Pillars on Boxing Day
How Man City came to bid for Messi by accident — Cook
Chelsea slump to shock home defeat against Southampton
IPPIS will address all varsities’ official peculiarities — AGF
Why I chose to get married on Christmas day – Xmas bride
FCT schools undergoing digital advancement, says SEB chair
Abaji chair urges Ganagana indigenes on unity, sustenance of culture
Cleaning the Augean stable at FIRS
Court remands man, 22, over robbery
‘11 of 224 rape cases undergoing prosecution in Adamawa’
INVESTIGATION: Despite 36 mining licences, 10,000MW coal for power capacity idle
N311m school projects in ruins across FCT, Nasarawa
Governor Emmanuel committed to transform education sector – Udoh
Offa Poly matriculates 6,646 students for 2019/2020 session
‘Higher institutions abandon mandates for revenue’
Year 2019 is at the ‘Train Station’ (I)
No release for suspect in anti-Muslim attack
3000 Dalits in TN to convert to Islam

The Sun

Buhari gives Nasarawa gov marching orders
Religious persecution: Face reality, CAN tells Sultan
Woman, hubby arrested for abuse of underage maid
3,000 police officers deployed to troubled spots in Ondo
2023: PDP elders shop for consensus candidate
Sowore nominated for US prisoner of conscience award
Obaseki asks INEC to conduct elections to fill vacant assembly seats
EU, UNICEF treat 12,259 pregnant women, children in Bauchi
Kano bans men, women from boarding same tricycle
Bishop Kukah donates to Sokoto prison inmates
Taraba Speaker donates to orphanages, convent
Gbong Gwom Jos urges Berom youths to work for prosperity
Rivers: Leave PDP alone, Obuah tells APC
Anambra 2021: APGA may lose governorship election – Obiano’s ex-aide
APC govs celebrate Ganduje at 70
SEC targets new strategies to resolve unclaimed dividend menace
Graduates unemployability: ITF tasks educational institutions
NSE: Expert tips financial, health, telecomms as sectors to watch in 2020
Foundation complements govt’s efforts on job creation
INTELS empowers 84 women with CSR programme
Kano Emirates tussle: A way out
Preparing for your midlife crises
Human trafficking war: NAPTIP need eyes on the boarders – Okah-Donli
City Cruz opens in Owerri
Tribute to Sir Christopher Kanu, first Accountant-General of Abia State
British troops relocate endangered rhinos from South Africa to Malawi
‘Angry’UK tortoise rescued after setting house on fire
UN, Pope Francis voice solidarity with Burkina Faso after jihadist attack
Turkey to send troops to Libya January

The Guardian

Open secret
‘Nigerian banks are most creative, innovative in Africa’
‘Vehicle financing pivotal to automotive industry growth’
MFM clarifies position on Christmas, Jesus’ birthday
Outrage as EEDC moves to disconnect South East prepaid meter users
Reps mull establishment of facilities maintenance agency
Move to auction property stirs row at Ebonyi agric college
Youths hail Buhari over Onwude’s appointment as NCC official
Capital market operators predict positive performance in 2020
Injury hits Enyimba’s camp ahead CAF Confederation Cup clash with Paradou AC
Iyare, Igbanadolor win Ighodaro@50 tournament
Ikoyi Club agog as 30 professionals battle in Ultimate Golf Challenge
Where NBA players go when they can’t afford a billion-dollar team
Second Marvico Badminton Championship ends on Monday
Muaythai to feature at Edo 2020 National Sports Festival
Akpotis’ debacle and how to overcome gender bias with inclusive political agenda
PDP moves to reconcile Wike, Dickson ahead of 2023 polls
War of attrition over council leadership in Oyo
‘Any government that disobeys rule of law has no business with democracy’
Ship owners seek transparency in disbursement of $124m Cabotage fund
Airlines forecast $29.3 billion net profit in New Year
Rhino poaching at record levels in Botswana
Lagos State restates commitment to capacity needs of public servants
The conqueror of presidents
Impeachment: Trump, lawmakers and the rest of us
Another December
Hope on hold
Minister pledges Nigeria readiness to embrace open data initiative
Stakeholders urge regulation to boost indigenous software adoption
Low prosecution of cyber -crime worries stakeholders
Lagos seeks stakeholders support over Computer Village relocation
How healthy diet can save $50 billion of healthcare costs
Stakeholders push for quality services in Nigeria’s health insurance space
Study pinpoints barriers to preventive care for people at high risk of HIV

News Headlines Dec 26, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 26, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Oshiomhole rejects Obaseki’s cows, rice gifts
We feel at home in Southeast, says Miyetti Allah
I will continue using national resources judiciously, says Buhari
Christmas: Pope defends migrants, seeks peace
Ohanaeze youths seek release of pro-Biafra agitators
Ex-National Security Adviser ‘ready for trial’
‘Let Christ guide your actions’
‘Be virtuous like Christ’
Issues that shaped education in 2019
Corps members warned against fake letter
Sundry Misusages XLI: Words not pluralized . . . plus more
Christmas celebration not biblical, says Olukoya
Lagos secondary school feature in first model UN conference
SS3 girls ‘fight’ for refurbished classroom block
Make history entertaining, Adichie tells teachers
Oando employees mark Volunteer day in adopted school
RMAFC recovers N75b from revenue collecting agencies
‘Govt pays varsity teachers despite shunning payroll’
How Buhari was swayed to release Sowore, Dasuki
Sweet-bitter reunion for Bida old boys after 50 years
Return mission schools to owners, old students urge govt
Ortom offers bright student denied Medicine at ABU scholarship
How 5G will impact education, by don
Fed Poly, Nekede gets registrar, bursar
48 Boko Haram insurgents killed on Christmas Eve
Cleric urges Christians to participate in politics
Three kidnapped as police rescue two
Ogun compensates victims of Ita-Osu market inferno
Ondo Police ‘combat ready’
Woman gives birth after missing menstruation for 13 years
Women can lead Nigeria, says Ooni
Book by ex-SUBEB boss tells how to manage workers
Fun seekers throng Ibadan leisure spots
Court issues warrant of arrest on suspected Ejigbo land grabbers
I will reverse my decisions whenever necessary, says Makinde
Tragedy averted on expressway
US Monastir want $1m for Okpotu
One Chance robbers nabbed in Ebonyi
Arsenal wants Koulibaly
Cantona slams Man Utd’s style
Applicant charged with stealing gold wristwatch
Injured Iwobi to miss FA Cup clash against Liverpool
Ighalo unfazed by Top 3 snub
Court remands labourer for ‘theft’
Ndidi to start against Liverpool
Greater Lagos Extravaganza kicks off one-week party today
Arteta includes Ljungberg in Gunners’coaching staff
Hertitude, play on parental abuse, shows in Lagos
Civil Defence deploys 1000 personnel for surveillance
Davido to perform at Kizz Daniel Live In Concert
Alibaba recalls story of being ‘bounced’ at event
Onikan Stadium yet to bear new name 2
CP absolves security agencies of causing traffic jam
16 years after, Ogbunike CaveFest remembers Okadigbo
Five die in Niger accident
‘It’s time you woke up, lazy youths’
Palace, Betis, Gladbach join chase for Dennis
FRSC convicts 50 motorists
Effects of taking drugs with carbonated drinks
Mandzukic snubs Red Devils to join Qatar League
Why we appreciate our retirees, by AOCOED
Court remands man for alleged robbery
Organisers promise tight security for GOtv Boxing Night 20
AKSU: Mass Comm holds students’ week
Alumni hold lecture in honour of V.C
UNICAL inducts medical doctors
I am special, says physically-challenged student
Population bulge
The boychild and the crystal cabinet
Candidates trade blame over cancellation of MAPOLY election
Another Christmas without Leah
Making the Senate work for Nigerians
Some Christmas season questions for Christians
DPR aligns with ministerial mandate for industry
Firms, NLNG deepen knowledge in oil, gas
One strike, many challenges of power sector
Ibadan DisCo promises efficient service
Ihedioha backs SPDC’s gas project in Imo State
Digitalisation, new technologies to drive petroleum industry
Production targets, cost reduction achievable, says DPR
Our high, low points in 2019, by OPS
How PDP can bounce back in Anambra, by Ezeh
Imo APC commends NWC for lifting suspension on Okorocha
Ekiti PDP’s unending crisis
Booming start-ups scene
Burdens of festive period
Three arraigned over attack
Release El-Zakzaky now, followers demand
Ikpeazu signs 2020 appropriation Bill into Law
Pinnick, Dabiri charge sport stars to emulate Oshoala
Imo APC commends NWC for lifting suspension on Okorocha
Ekiti PDP’s unending crisis
Yari, Marafa clash over Buhari
Ibadan DisCo promises efficient service
Ihedioha backs SPDC’s gas project in Imo State
Digitalisation, new technologies to drive petroleum industry
48 Boko Haram insurgents killed on Christmas Eve
Effects of taking drugs with carbonated drinks
Greater Lagos Extravaganza kicks off one-week party today
Nollywood mourns actor Alabi Yellow
Health
Some Christmas season questions for Christians

The Punch

I’m ready to continue with my trial – Dasuki
If you like, call me Baba Go Slow, says Buhari
Oshiomhole rejects Obaseki’s Christmas gift as crisis rages
South-West states set for Operation Amotekun takeoff January 7
Dasuki: Malami opens defence at disciplinary panel Jan 22
CBN clarifies reduction in current account charges, others
Lagos Assembly wants cooking gas sale regulated
Police launch manhunt for Lagos BDC operator’s killers
Again, FG redeploys 676 senior civil servants
How FG can get full tax from expatriates — Adebiyi
Boko Haram kills six, abducts two in Christmas Eve attack
South-East govs committed to Nigeria’s unity – Miyetti Allah
Yari tackles Marafa over alleged plans to unseat Oshiomhole
Tankers collide, burst into flames on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
FG reverses decision to sell oil asset stake
Will there be Christmas for these Nigerians?
Joshua approached to fight in Congo
Gbajabiamila, the manipulator
Bauchi’s pregnant women conveyed to hospitals on donkeys
CSO seeks IG’s intervention over suspect’s disappearance from custody
Christmas Eve fire razes Rivers buildings, shanties
Four-year-old boy, seven others burnt in Delta crash
Gunmen kill yet-to-be identified man in Delta
Dismissed soldier, 22 others arrested for robbery, kidnapping
Hoodlums attack motorcyclists, steal bikes in Lagos
Yari tackles Marafa over alleged plans to unseat Oshiomhole
Ekiti NASS members promote farming in constituencies
BMO slams PDP over comment on proposed pension utilisation
PDP behind court order stopping Rivers congresses –APC
CBN clarifies reduction in current account charges, others
Thrusting recapitalisation down the throats of insurance firms
Uncertainty over PIB’s fate as another decade ends
Airtel to raise $37.5m in Malawi IPO
Onuachu is key to Eagles future – Rohr
Oyedeji confident D’Tigress will book Tokyo 2020 ticket
Ozil pays for 1,000 children’s surgery
World Bank commends Gombe on NSHIP performance
160 patients receive free surgeries from FETHI
‘Digitalisation’ll improve health outcomes, sustainability’
FG laments high infant mortality rate, low immunisation coverage
EDITORIAL: Reversing $500m oil palm importation
This is how COP 25 failed the world
Our involvement in xenophobia (1)

Daily Trust

Oshiomhole rejects Obaseki’s Christmas gift
I’ll perform better than my predecessors — Bauchi gov
Bayelsa gov-elect celebrates Christmas with less privileged
Plateau PDP lawmakers reject tenure extension for LG chairmen
Masari: I’m indebted to Zango people
JUST IN: Buhari reacts as Ganduje clocks 70
JUST IN: Ewelukwa takes over at NBET as Amobi steps down
Christmas: Boko Haram kills 5, abducts many in Borno village
Family welcomes Dasuki after 4yrs in detention
Buhari to B/Haram, others: Retrace your steps or meet your end
Bank mistakenly deposits extra $37m into woman’s account
Son dresses up as MUM to take her driving test
Why Kada City pulled out from NNL – Adams
Anthony Joshua vows to defeat Tyson Fury
Akpeyi confirmed Kazier Chiefs first choice goalkeeper
IPPIS will address all varsities’ official peculiarities — AGF
Jumia drives financial inclusion, creates platforms for more adverts categories
NAHCO vows to remain market leader in ground handling
Sanwo-Olu unveils strategies to protect traffic officials from attacks
NEMA partners FRSC on accident free Ekiti
FCT minister felicitates with Judith Amaechi @49
Cleaning the Augean stable at FIRS
Only PhD holders should use Doctor’s title (I)
Can somebody talk to our youths
Army arrests 86 suspects in S/East, C/River
NSCDC nabs 306 suspects, seizes 31 trucks in Rivers
3 men arraigned over assault on 2 IKEDC staff
Editorial: On the dearth of doctors
Why Nigeria must pay more attention to cassava value chain dev’t
Border closure saves poultry industry N50bn in 4 months
Anchor Borrower: Dangote explains delay in input distribution to tomato farmers
‘Higher institutions abandon mandates for revenue’
Edo revives tech education schools, hubs
NUC should arraign fake professors – Prof Adeoye
FG assures Nigerians on safety as first transgenic crop goes commercial
FAO to help Nigeria tackle environmental degradation
NCF canvasses new deal for nature and people
Contempt: Appeal court grants stay of execution against BPE DG
What lawyers, activists say on Nigeria’s human rights
Law NGO begins rehab for youths involved in cybercrime

The Guardian

21 suffer carbon monoxide poisoning at French Xmas mass
Ewelukwa takes over at NBET as Amobi steps down
Erdogan visits Tunisia amid Libya tensions
Syria missile strike kills 5 pro-Iran fighters
Buhari greets Ganduje at 70
China slams Pompeo criticism of Syria aid veto
Families of Sudan protest ‘martyrs’ await justice
America’s baby mayor, a face of the anti-abortion movement
NAF partners FRSC to ensure safety of commuters
Leonard leads Clippers over Lakers, 76ers impress with win over Bucks
Five talking points in European football
Boxing review of 2019: Joshua, Ruiz, Wilder, others light up year

Daily Independent

Lagos Assembly Wants Cooking Gas Sale Regulated
Yuletide: Bello’s Wife Celebrates With Christians, Charges Them To Imbibe Spirit Of Love
Why MFM Does Not Celebrate Christmas– Olukoya
MUSON Appreciates MTN Foundation, Others With Donors Concert
BAFEST 2019: Seven Remarkable Things That Blew Our Minds
DPR Seals 17 Filling Stations In Gombe Over Sharp Practices
Christmas Gift: Sanwo-Olu Frees 6 Inmates, Commuted 3 On Death Row To Life
Yuletide Message: “Don’t Give Up,” AMPON Tells Nigerians
School Promises Improved Performance As NBL Inaugurates Block Of Eight Classrooms
How U.S. Envoy, Dep. Brokered Deal To Free Dasuki, Sowore
Over Twenty Killed In Indonesian Bus Accident

The Sun

Third term agenda kicked off in September –Falana replies Garba Shehu
Christmas: El-Zakzaky Shi’ites group attends Church service, presents gift
Attack on Jonathan’s home national shame, says Benue gov
Christmas gift: Controversy as Oshiomhole rejects 4 cows, 10 bags of rice from Obaseki
Buhari not my enemy –Dasuki
Arik P’Harcourt bound flight makes air return over sudden fault
I hope history’ll be kind to me -Buhari
NGO wants spread of devt to all geo-political zones
Why FG’ll attain higher budget implementation in 2020 –Agba
Lyon, Brisibe and next government in Bayelsa
Fight over PDP Minority leadership gets messier
Good governance: APC governors’ Forum rates Kano high
Sowore, Dasuki Release: Timi Frank commends US for intervention
How govt can grow SMEs, encourage investors — Akinlade, Suru Group boss
Universal Insurance gets NAICOM nod to begin agric portfolio
Retirement: Experts harp on need for early planning
2019 in review: Insurers halt N300m industry rebranding project for recapitalisation battle
Nigeria takes delivery of special mission vessel to tackle maritime insecurity
Joshua, Wilder win Ring Magazine awards for 2019
Australian Open prize pool jumps to $49m
NBBF applauds FG’s gesture towards injured D’Tigress’ star
Cheap oil wealth
Aswan forum: The suspicion in Buhari’s promise
The missing link: Rejoinder to Niran Adedokun
General Danjuma and the hole Nigeria is in and other matters
Hate against hate speech bill
Symptoms of ‘Oliver Twist’ in police force
No Santa Claus for Nigeria’s stock market
FG to generate $2bn yearly from NNPC, Chevron EGTL project
Cheap oil wealth
2023: How about leading for legacy?
Making a case for lastma officers
Contentious elections and need for reform

News Headlines Dec 25, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 25, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Equities lose N11b on Yuletide cash squeeze
Fed Govt eyes $2b yearly from Escravos gas to liquid project
Fed Govt reviews 1,350mw project’s EIA panel
Power minister suspends REA chief
Union Bank reaches out to less-privileged
‘Lagosians to enjoy free BRT ride, toll during Yuletide’
Wabote: Nigeria will become oil, gas hub
13 remanded for ‘torching’ Ondo church
Digital technology key to women empowerment, says minister
‘Soldiers’ arrested for plotting to rob bank
Gunmen kidnap monarch’s wife
Obiano teaches youths on business principles
Governor’s wife educates kids on history, THEMES agenda
Rochas Foundation seek change in Africa through charity
1,500 personnel deployed in traffic duty
MYFI: Banquet of music, gifts for youths at Yuleutide
Sanwo-Olu urges VIO, LASTMA officials to be civil
Why CAC chief Azinge is on trial at CCT, by Fed Govt
Thieves return items stolen during Edo market fire
Man held for ‘issuing dud cheque’
Advocates seek end to violence
Army: 86 arrested during Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1 operations
Yuletide ‘fun learning’ experience for Ogun kids
APC condemns attack on protesters at NHRC office
306 suspected vandals, oil thieves held in Rivers
Fed Govt to enlist more heritage sites
Court merges Atiku’s lawyer’s, son-in-law’s ‘money laundering’ cases
CLO sympathises with fire victims
‘Communities make the difference in AIDS fight’
Boy, 11, buried alive, says police commissioner
IGP deploys two AIGs
NSCIA knocks CAN, U.S. over religious watch-list
Continue mentoring professionals, Buhari tells Abiodun Adeniyi at 80
Be wary of one-sided intelligence, Buhari cautions U.S.
Presidency: Sowore not arrested for his media role
Sowore, Dasuki freed from DSS custody
ThisDay MD’s mum dead at 86
Nigerian facing deportation commits suicide in U.S.
ASUU’s objection to payroll unfounded, says Fed Govt
DHQ dismisses allegation of embezzlement in military
Governors, Senator Tinubu, others: Nigeria will be better
NDDC: ‘Forensic Audit is yielding results’
It’s time to show love, tolerance, Tinubu tells Christians
‘Disregard Wike’s hallucination on Dickson’
ISWAP commander, 34 others killed in battles with troops
Wike seeks Dickson’s exit from PDP
Lawan, PDP, others condemn attack
Buhari, Lawan, Tinubu, governors urge peace at Christmas
Soldier killed as gunmen attack Jonathan’s residence
Sowore, Dasuki: CAN, SANs, Ekweremadu, SERAP hail Fed Govt
Dasuki’s long walk freedom
Christmas for Sowore, Sambo
Governors of corruption
U.S. envoy confirms 1,500 killed in Iran’s crackdown on protesters
ITC, UN partners launch facility to boost job creation
Group floats €15m seed fund for startups
Cisco to digitalise small businesses
‘High level of corporate governance key to attracting investors’
Boosting entrepreneurs’ capacity
NSE suspends trading on CCNN
Stock Exchange begins implementation of new free float rules
Access Bank donates laptops to communities
Mergers, acquisitions likely as bank consolidation beckons
Pension industry 2019 scorecard
Pension complaints and solutions
Why Kwara created enterprise ministry, by AbdulRazaq
APC chieftains eyeing Obaseki’s job
Faleke: Loyal progressive politician at 60
Ekiti will witness massive project inauguration next year, says Fayemi
Tinubu congratulates Faleke at 60
Tinubu congratulates Faleke at 60
Blame govt, lecturers for falling education standard, says Olota
Sanwo-Olu and challenge of 200 days
Gains of professionalism in Rivers state
Ondo APC to stakeholders: your welfare is our priority
Performance measurement and political leadership
Your attack on Sanwo-Olu inciting, Razak tells ADP candidate
Sacked Oyo council chairmen condemn caretaker inauguration
Brand building as marketing tool
CBN; gridlock; military messages
Where lies the hope of the almajeris in Nigeria?
America’s watchlist on rights violation
NASS renovation and the great outcry
Gruesome murder
Redeveloping National Arts Theatre
Economic Council’s burden of boosting growth
Christmas: Mere festival or spiritual event?
Why we created Ministry of Enterprise in Kwara, by AbdulRazaq
Attack: Gunmen out to assassinate Jonathan, says IYC
Police arrest 173 suspects, recover N17.5m in Kano
Wike seeks Dickson’s exit from PDP
Buhari, Lawan, Tinubu, governors urge peace at Christmas
Dasuki’s long walk freedom
APC condemns attack on protesters at NHRC office
Court merges Atiku’s lawyer’s, son-in-law’s ‘money laundering’ cases
IGP deploys two AIGs
NSCIA knocks CAN, U.S. over religious watch-list
Continue mentoring professionals, Buhari tells Abiodun Adeniyi at 80
APC chieftains eyeing Obaseki’s job
Faleke: Loyal progressive politician at 60
Sanwo-Olu and challenge of 200 days
Buhari versus Atiku: Battle of the year
Oyo ALGON draws battle line over caretaker inauguration
Oliseh: Chelsea better against Tottenham
Sundowns forced to deal with travel complications
2022 FIFA World Cup: Eagles top 10 seeds for qualifying draw
GOtv Boxing Night 20: Scorpion eyes N1m prize
Real Madrid named in mega deal for Mane
Arsenal table staggering N18.7b for Ndidi
Fed Govt eyes $2b yearly from Escravos gas to liquid project
Fed Govt reviews 1,350mw project’s EIA panel
Power minister suspends REA chief
Union Bank reaches out to less-privileged
Wabote: Nigeria will become oil, gas hub
‘Lagosians to enjoy free BRT ride, toll during Yuletide’
‘Soldiers’ arrested for plotting to rob bank
Gunmen kidnap monarch’s wife
Governor’s wife educates kids on history, THEMES agenda
1,500 personnel deployed in traffic duty
Yuletide ‘fun learning’ experience for Ogun kids
Burna Boy releases ‘Money Play’
I desire to marry tall man with high sense of humour — Actress
Twitter explodes as Davido refuses to ‘rock’ US rapper Meghan
Seven things to know about Tacha
Glenn Mena set to release “KOLA” Video
‘Communities make the difference in AIDS fight’
How bathing in warm water boosts your health
Bauchi community neglected for nearly 50 years gets UNICEF MNCHN project

The Punch

At last, the General bows: Buhari frees Dasuki, Sowore after massive public outrage
Gunmen attack Jonathan’s residence, Buhari, Lawan lament
Why we placed Nigeria on watch list –US
Ministry disbursed N10.4bn debt without due process – Report
Wike rejects PDP intervention, asks Dickson to quit party
Advertising agent accuses police of protecting robbery suspects
I’d beat Fury after sparring him –Joshua
FG is poor in policy articulation – Kukah
Dismissed soldier, 22 others arrested for robbery, kidnapping
13 remanded for looting burnt Ondo church
‘US returnee killed five days after visiting Island Club’
Ministry disbursed N10.4bn debt without due process – Report
We are always praying for you, Leah Sharibu’s mum tells daughter in Christmas message
Sanwo-Olu, Ishaku, Wike, other govs advocate peace, love, charity
Hard times will pass, CAN tells Nigerians
Hoodlums attack motorcyclists, steal bikes in Lagos
Court remands man for raping 15-year-old girl
Miscreants planning crises in Osun – Police
Gunmen abduct Ondo monarch’s wife, daughters, demand N100m
Abductors of Ondo monarch’s family slash ransom from N100m to N60m
APC blames PDP, wants activists’ attackers probed
Suspended Kwara LG bosses go spiritual for reinstatement
Consumer agency stops N50 charge on PoS transactions
FG sets up EIA panel on 1,350MW plant
Govt’ll replace old gas cylinders nationwide, says Sylva
DPR warns fuel stations against sharp practices
Ighalo rubbishes Eagles return Rumours
Napoli chase Anjorin
NBBF applauds FG gesture towards Akaraiwe
Cocaine, gun allegedly found in American rapper Lil Wayne’s private jet
FG laments high infant mortality rate, low immunisation coverage
Akeredolu advises pregnant women to get residency cards
Stakeholders seek to tackle malaria
Travelling abroad does not guarantee surviving cancer – Lawal
Subscribers threaten protest against high data prices, poor service
Minister canvasses adoption of open data initiative
Microsoft tackles software piracy in Africa
Afrifone unveils products, employs 400 Nigerians
EDITORIAL: CJN and Nigeria’s secularity
NASS budget renovation of shame

ThisDay

NSE Lists Rights Issue Shares of Sovereign Trust Insurance
Bumpy Ride for Economy in 2019
DPR Seals 33 Erring Petrol Stations
Trading on CCNN Shares Suspended as part of Merger Process
Melaye: An Integrated System Helps Prevent Corruption
FG to Partner Osun on Mining
FG Urged to Adopt Agric Mechanisation
2019: Stock Market Heads for another Negative Performance
MTN Supports Physically Challenged Persons
Report: More Offices Adopt Co-working Model in Lagos
9mobile, Google Partner on Affordable Smartphonest Speed
Technical Skills Acquisition Recipe for National Development, Says ITF
Social Media Bill, Attempt to Muzzle Free Speech, Says CDD
Jumia Targets More Customers
International Breweries Appoints New MD
W’Africa Renames CFA Franc
Nagendran to Join Ciuci Consulting
Firm Unveils Career Guide Initiative
In Christmas Gesture, FG Releases Dasuki, Sowore
Buhari Guarantees Jonathan’s Safety after Gunmen Attack around Residence
FG Rolls out Measures to Support Artisanal Miners
Wike Rejects PDP’s Intervention in Dispute with Dickson
NSE Lists Rights Issue Shares of Sovereign Trust Insurance
Atiku Laments Political Repression across Nigeria
Kukah Accuses Buhari of Nepotism
Military Kills 40 ISWAP Fighters in Damaturu
Fayemi Targets $100m from Devt Partners for Infrastructure
Sharia: NSCIA Knocks CAN over Attack on CJN
SERAP Petitions UN over Violent Attacks on Protesters
2019: Stock Market Heads for another Negative Performance
BETWEEN UK AND NIGERIAN ELECTIONS
Bayelsa, Rivers Wrangle over Ownership of Oil Field
To Save a Nigerian Dream
19 Things to Remember About 2019
BOLA IGE LIVES ON
CHRISTMAS IS A GREAT CHURCH TRADITION
EDITORIAL: THE GIFT OF JESUS CHRIST
Lagos First Lady Harps on Waste Management, Security
Five Die in Niger Road Accident on Christmas Eve
Buhari will Protect Your Rights, Bamidele Assures Christians
Australian Open: Prize Money Tops £38m with Bigger Shares
Boxing League to Resume in January
NBBF Applauds FG Gesture Towards Injured D’Tigress Star
Lampard Slams Mourinho over Comments on Rudiger
NNPC, Belemaoil Award Contracts for Construction of Hostels in UNIPORT, UDUS
AAU Alumni Lagos Launch N100m Fund for Varsity’s Health Centre
Edo Lawmaker Pays WASSCE Fees for 137 Indigent Students
Greensprings School Organises Christmas Shows to End 2019
Amonationalism at Christmas
NNPC to Raise Stake in Chevron-operated GTL to 60%

Daily Trust

Ogun APC gives conditions to accept Akinlade, other returnees
APC won’t impose presidential candidate in 2023 — Bulama
Wike opposes PDP’s move to end feud with Dickson
Bauchi speaker: Budget padding is legal
APC wants Monday’s protest at NHRC investigated
Army provides medical services for 5000 in Kachia
JUST IN: Dasuki released by DSS
Christmas: Present challenges will usher in joy – CAN President
Final reports on Osinbajo’s chopper crash, 9 others ready – AIB
JUST IN: DSS frees Sowore
Christmas: Leaders alert citizens on activities of miscreants, others
Army provides medical services for 5000 in Kachia
District Head tasks Kasuwar Magani residents on peaceful coexistence
2022 W/Cup qualifiers: Super Eagles among top seeded teams
Sports ministry foots Akaraiwe’s medical bills
Arteta names Arsenal coaching staff
NBET boss sacked over complaints, faces probe
Stock market closes for Xmas with loss
NNPC to support May 2020 Waltersmith refinery take-off
Abductors of Ondo monarch’s wife, children, demand N60m ransom
Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 3000 personnel in FCT
Xmas: Pray to God to expose those behind kidnappings – Rubochi chief
Takeaways from the NDIC/Editors forum
The cynosure of budgeting in Gombe
Playing the Ostrich with Boko Haram
Peculiar invalidating features of Nigerian democracy
India citizenship protest: 5,200 detained, 60 shops sealed
Three kidnapped as police rescue two in Abuja
Court convicts 3 internet fraudsters in Abuja
Alleged cultist docked over murder, gets N.5m bail
Editorial: Merry Christmas!
I desire to marry tall man with high sense of humour — Actress
10+1 reasons Rivers billionaire chief, Lulu-Briggs, has not ‘found rest’ one year after his death
4,972 Zamfara workers to miss December salaries
FG, ILO partner to create more job opportunities
FG assures Nigerians on safety as first transgenic crop goes commercial
FAO to help Nigeria tackle environmental degradation
NCF canvasses new deal for nature and people
Contempt: Appeal court grants stay of execution against BPE DG

The Sun

Wike demands Dickson’s resignation from PDP for alleged betrayal
Buhari calls Jonathan, condemns attack on residence
… APC, PDP, Owie, Ikponmwen, Ozekhome condemn attack
Human rights allegations: My conscience is clear, Buhari replies US
FG orders release of Dasuki, Sowore
Britain indicts Christ Embassy over illegal payment of N827m
Christmas: Buhari blows hot, promises terrorists, others hell
Ortom inaugurates negotiation committee on minimum wage
Why Kwara established Ministry of enterprise –AbdulRazaq
Ishaku urges peaceful coexistence in Taraba
Bauchi gov signs 2020 budget
Christmas: Makinde preaches love, Christ-like lifestyle
APC receives APM returnees, demands withdrawal of court cases
APC won’t impose Buhari’s successor –Bulama
Traditional institution new role in Lalong’s govt throws up posers
… APC, PDP, Owie, Ikponmwen, Ozekhome condemn attack
Cellutant poised to fix agric value chain with innovative technology
NCC recommits to promoting ICT innovations
Ventra Consult to address digital skills gap
OPPO to invest $7bn in R&D for smart technology
Paris Club refund: EFCC to prosecute Hedge Fund Securities over alleged diversion
Australian Open prize pool jumps to $49m
NBBF applauds FG’s gesture towards injured D’Tigress’ star
AFN shocked by coach Obeya’s death
Tottenham ban fan who threw cup at Chelsea goalkeeper
Super Eagles players must do more at club level to win awards -Pascal
I desire to marry tall man with high sense of humour — Actress
Kwara to host National U18, U21 handball tourneys
Northwest U 17 volleyball tourney: Sokoto, Katsina emerge winners
Arsenal icon, Merson, says… Leicester’ve no replacement for Ndidi
Iwobi doubtful for Ancelotti’s first game
Son to serve three-match ban
Joshua, Wilder win Ring Magazine awards for 2019
Australian Open prize pool jumps to $49m
CSR: Access Bank donates 66 laptops to children in underserved communities
Constitutionality or otherwise of the amcon (amendment) act, 2019
Anthony Joshua is not a Nigerian
God affirms Jesus was born on December 25
How prayers can be answered within 20 days (2)
Do they know it’s Christmas?
Day ex-minister gave out daughter in marriage
Cultural renaissance in Obosi
Christmas: Promoters of blind football fete special group
Imo oil communities inch closer to national grid
Anambra communities agog for Eze Odinana, Rita Nwafor
Come to Alor and marry beautiful girls with brains –Igwe Okonkwo
Old age: Blessing turned curse
Anambra communities agog for Eze Odinana, Rita Nwafor

The Guardian

At Christmas, Buhari, Lawan, Tinubu urge peace
Border to reopen in strict compliance with ECOWAS trade agreements, says FG
‘Frivolous petitions, unsubstantiated graft allegation hurt Nigerian football in 2019’
Again, presidency debunks third term plan by Buhari
Sanwo-Olu warns VIO, LASTMA against molesting motorists
Fulfil your promise to release Sharibu, clerics tell Buhari at Christmas
Fayemi eyes $100m from development partners to boost infrastructure
ALGON, Makinde on warpath over caretaker committees
Governors preach love, care, peace, tolerance, others at Yuletide
Boxing review of 2019: Joshua, Ruiz, Wilder, others light up year
Australian Open: Prize money tops £38m with bigger share for earlier rounds
My rivalry with Federer unequalled to Messi, Ronaldo, Nadal claims
Super Falcons’ new coach ready early next year, says Pinnick
Argentina’s Baracamonte arrives, ready for victory in WBF title bout
Fraser-Pryce to double in 100, 200m at Tokyo 2020
The American legislators’ letter linked to sudden release of Sowore
Dasuki’s detention was personal to Buhari, says Lamido
Timelines for Sowore’s legal battles with DSS
Four years after, FG moves to avert looming US axe
Editorial: Christmas can’t lose its significance!
NPA approves payment for disengaged dockworkers
‘Manufacturers still frustrated by inadequate access to power, forex’
Negative sentiments persist as index plummets further by 0.09%
Government should hands-off power completely, urges NCPN
An xmas: Without glitz and glamour
A call for Christmas truce by Nigerian elite – Part 2
Lagos in quest of sanity at Christmas and beyond
A life and a mission: A personal reflection at 60
New advice on curbing deadly non-communicable diseases
More Nigerian medics excel as Igwilo performs robotic surgery in U.S.
How to tackle diabetes, by experts
NACA moves to eradicate HIV pandemic in South West region

Daily Independent

As PDP Moves To Feast On Edo Assembly Crisis
New Twist In NDDC Leadership Crisis
Chartered Architects Task ARCON
INEC’s Burden Will Reduce If Politicians Play By The Rules – Oyekanmi
NNPC, Chevron Gas-To-Liquid Project To Fetch Nigeria $2bn Annually
Infant Of Slain Austin Mother Reunited With Family
Oil Price Rises On Supply Cut Pledges, Slow Return Of Gulf Field
Over Twenty Killed In Indonesian Bus Accident
Alleged Promoter Of Ponzi Scheme In P/Harcourt Arraigned Over N5bn Scam
Yuletide: NSCDC Deploys 3,000 Personnel To Protect Critical National Assets In Kaduna
2020 UTME/DE: No Candidate Will Be Put Under Pressure, Says JAMB
UNILAG Harbours No Fake Professor – Ogundipe
India Set To Start Population Register
APC Blames PDP For Sponsoring Anti-Buhari Protest
Nothing Wrong In Buhari Appointing Himself As Petroleum Minister – Igbini
NNPC, Chevron Gas-To-Liquid Project To Fetch Nigeria $2bn Annually
Oil Price Rises On Supply Cut Pledges, Slow Return Of Gulf Field
Consumers Kick Against N50 Stamp Duty POS Charge
Fidelity Bank Comes Tops In KPMG SME Customer Experience Survey
We’re Ready For The Festive Season – LAWMA
Yuletide: NSCDC Deploys 3,000 Personnel To Protect Critical National Assets In..
City Big Boy, Lanre Oladeebo Gets Recognised
I’ll Restore Integrity, Good Governance In ANA – Inyang
I Would Love To Feature In Horror Movies – Nene Nwanyo
Sowore And The Big Showdown With Government
EDITORIAL: Lessons Of Christmas
APC National Reconciliation Committee: To Reconcile Or Revenge?
Another Christmas Celebration In Nigeria