Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday October 11, 2018



PH Court nullifies APC congresses; voids guber, assembly nominations

Stocks may follow historical sell-off path despite Q3 scorecards

2019: Atiku’s emergence will strengthen opposition, say Fasehun, Afenifere

FG spends N460bn from 2018 budget on capital projects

Factoring will help Nigerian economy to blossom

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

Quickteller removes transaction cost for online bill payments

Stock market extends loss path by N13 billion



Aisha Buharis brother, Ahmed, wants Adamawa APC gov primary cancelled

APC not jittery over Atiku, says gov forum

Tinubu carpets Afeniferes Odumakin over grazing reserve comment

Waltersmith begins construction of 5,000bpd refinery

IMF cautions Nigeria on external reserves depletion

Odua approves N277.7m dividend for shareholders

Tax evasion: Buhari moves against errant offshore assets owners

AMCON wants Polaris Bank sold in two years

Aviation unions ground activities at MMA2

Uduaghan advises FG on illegal refineries

Nigeria, Afrexim hold talks for increased shareholding

Med-View restructures, sacks 60 workers

Stakeholders urge FG to pass PIB into law

US-China trade war, threat to Nigeria Expert

NNPC faces pressure as petrol landing cost hits N205

Ngige says no pact on minimum wage yet, NLC kicks

Primaries: Reps on a collision course with IG over colleagues detention

APC, PDP senators unite, give Buharis polls budget speedy passage

Zamfara: APC dares INEC, vows to present candidates for 2019 polls as PDP, ADC, CD, SDP, others back commission

Ogunbiyi accuses Adeleke of violating senatorial ticket agreement

Osun rerun: Diekola slumps in court

Im not afraid of you, Fayose tells EFCC

Ill liberate Kwara from modern colonisers APC gov candidate

Buhari, govs for Fayemis inauguration

Oyo agric policy deceptive, says Makinde

FG charges Ekweremadu, Akpan with refusal to declare assets

Ganduje urges France to commence Kano water project

Nigeria losing out on literate, skilled workforce UNICEF

EFCC vows to arrest Innoson boss, Chukwuma

FG awards N5.2bn road project in Sokoto

24 states fail to access N47bn education fund UBEC

Abeokuta neuro-psychiatric hospital admits 300 patients monthly MD

False assets declaration charges laughable Ekweremadu

Senate committee approves Buharis N242bn virement request

Court nullifies Kashamus expulsion from PDP


2019: Makarfi Congratulates Atiku, Pledges Support

APC Primaries: Call Oshiomhole to Order Now, Activist Lori-Ogbebor Tasks Buhari, Tinubu

Telecoms Lawyer Weighs Options in Internet Censorship, Regulation

E-Procurement Will Eliminate 90% of Corruption Cases

Telecoms Growth, a Boost to Nigeria’s Economy, Says NCC

Expert Calls for Proactive Measure against Cyber Attacks

Asset Declaration Charges against Me Laughable, Malicious, Says Ekweremadu

2019 Election Budget: Senate Appropriation Committee Recommends N189.207bn

Court Nullifies Expulsion of Kashamu, Ogun Chairman by PDP

50 Killed in Kenyan Road Accident

APC Replies INEC, Says It Will Present Candidates for Election in Zamfara

PDP: Presidency’s Attack on Atiku, Sign of Defeat

We’ll Field Candidates in Zamfara, Say APC Governors

Senators Frown on Electoral Act Amendment Bill Rejected by Buhari

Asset Declaration: Court Grants FG Leave to Serve Charges on Ekweremadu, Akpan via N’Assembly

Katsina Gov’s Wife Urges Women to Participate in Politics

Tell Nigerians What FG Used Borrowed N3tr for, Atiku Asks Buhari

2019: NCWS Decries Poor Treatment of Women in Electoral Process

Senate Confirms Shonubi as CBN Dep Gov, Banire as AMCON Chair

500 Communities Submerged by Flood in Bayelsa



Imo: Court summons APC, INEC over Uzodinma

We are ready to battle governors who are not ready to implement ‘ Wabba

Rohr: Eagles ‘ll treat Libya like Cameroon

Buhari signs Executive Order 8 against money laundering, tax evasion

Gov Amosun threatens to dump APC over primaries

APC, INEC fight over ban on Zamfara from fielding candidates

11 burnt in Abuja restaurant gas explosion

Ondo Govt. approves N1.5bn for cancer treatment centre

4 abducted oil workers in Bayelsa regain freedom

Gov. Lalong lauds peaceful conduct of LG Poll

NLC urges FG to accelerate implementation of new minimum wage


One dead as monstrous Hurricane Michael tears into Florida

Energy storage solution wins NLNG’s $100,000 science prize

Rivers focuses on job creation for youths to tackle crime

Criminal charges: Court permits FG to serve Ekweremadu through NASS

FG proposes N24,000 minimum wage

Pope says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer



Shun unnecessary criticisms, Dokubo tells Niger Deltans

7 soldiers, 76 Boko Haram terrorist die in Borno battle

Ogoni cleanup: Distrust greets FG’s $177m

Find Gen Alkali, other missing Nigerians, Senate tells FG

Edo govt to spend Paris Club refund on primary education

Odu’a Investment coy shares N277m dividends to shareholders

UBEC to release N142.5bn to states

2019: President Buhari has very good pedigree, Atiku isno match to him ‘Kaita

DELTA SOUTH: I’ll sponsor bills to legalise local refineries ‘ Uduaghan

Court nullifies PDP’s expulsion of Senator Kashamu, Ogun state Chairman

2019: We’re not jittery over Atiku, APC govs boast

Stock market: Investors lose N1.8 trn Year to Date as sell pressure persists

Nigerian troops kill 76 Boko Haram terrorists, Chad kills 48

IMF charges Nigeria to use external reserves judiciously



Imo: Court Summons APC, INEC Over Uzodimma

Criminals Use Proceeds Of Corruption To Capture Power ‘ GIABA

Atiku Will Return Nigeria To Greatness’ Makarfi

Senate Swears In 2 APC Senators

FG Set To Open Abuja, Port Harcourt Airport Terminals

UBA Seeks Entries For Essay Competition

FG Releases N460bn For Capital Projects

FG Seeks Increase Of Nigeria’s AFREXIM Bank Shares

Police Arrest 4 Suspected Armed Robbers, 2 Cultists In Calabar

Nigeria Beats South Africa, Others As 2018 Best Economy In Africa

11 Suffered Burns In Abuja Restaurant Gas Explosion



Business class passengers on Turkish Airlines can now choose meals before flights

Trouble looms as agents dare CMA-CGM over $400 congestion surcharge

Ondo APC members threaten to dump party

Kwara APC youths frown at conduct of primaries

Gas cylinders must be checked every 14 months ‘ Safety professionals

Free us from proscription now, IPOB dares FG

Group urges Buhari, APC to stop de-marketing Atiku over alleged corruption

Zamfara: Drama as APC NWC claims affirmation, not primary

AD faction dissociates self from NEC meeting, terms it illegal

2019: NOA convenes stakeholders dialogue committee to ensure violence free poll

Presidency’s lies against Atiku, a sign of intimidation ‘ PDP

Obaseki sets aside N6bn for revamp of schools, as Edo graduates 7,000 digital teachers

Again, APC govs meet Buhari over disputed primaries

2019: Clerics, faithful launch 40-day prayer for Buhari’s re-election

Court grants FG leave to serve charges on Ekweremadu, Akpan through NASS Clerk

Disability Bill: Nigerians living with disabilities give NASS 7 days ultimatum

IMF warns Nigeria on tough times ahead


IMF urges Nigeria to increase non-oil revenue

Court voids Rivers APCs list of candidates

Farmers, herders crisis: What Tinubu said

Associates seek role for ex-DSS boss Daura

Battle against illicit financial flows gets more bite in Nigeria

Dokubo: I wont bow to pressure to share Amnesty cash

Abducted oil workers regain freedom

Court voids PDPs expulsion of Kashamu, Ogun Chairman

Two Ekiti senatorial aspirants sue apc

APC will definitely field governorship candidate in Zamfara Okorocha

Onitsha Monarch, others support eradication of Osu Caste system

Edo upholding dignity of girl child Obaseki

Senators kick over pegging of elections expenses, others

Nigerian traders in Ghana petition Buhari over locked shops

Court remands woman over alleged N1.5m fraud

2019: Buhari not jittery over Atiku, APC govs declare

I am confident of victory in Taraba Sen. Aisha Alhassan

Labour to Ngige: You are economical with the truth

Find General Alkali, other missing Nigerians, Senate tells FG

Resign now or be forced out, Coalition tells Oshiomhole

NLC urges FG to accelerate implementation of new minimum wage

Court strikes out fraud charges against Innoson Motors boss

Commission seeks reduction of death sentences to life imprisonment

Minimum Wage: No agreement on N30,000, Says FG



Reps threaten to sue I-G over lawmakers detention

Traditional ruler urges govt. to compensate farmers affected by flood in Anambra

NAPTIP handover 8 Women to Ghana High Commission

Court strikes out case against Innoson Motors

Zamfara: PDP warns INEC not to play pranks over APC failure to field candidates

APC faults INEC, says partyll produce candidates in 2019 polls

INEC bans APC from fielding candidates in Zamfara

Disease control: WHO, AUC strengthen ties to improve on health security in Africa

Hope rises for 2019 polls as NASS okays N189bn election budget

Uproar over minimum wage as FG, States, Labour differ

FG tightens tax, money laundering rules with new Executive Order

Herders/farmers clashes: Tinubu slams Afenifere, Odumakin

APC Primaries: Court sacks Ameachi led exco

Assets: Court approves service of FGs charge against Ekweremadu, Akpan through NASS

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