Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria’s 2019 oil outlook mired in uncertainties around upcoming elections, stalled reform

Importers operate under harsh conditions given the decay of port access roads

Key issues to shape Nigeria’s agric sector in 2019

With Teleology fiasco, Nigeria fails yet another investor test

Nigeria’s revenue, FX suffer as World Bank downgrades global growth to 2.9%

Labour demands transmission of minimum wage bill to National Assembly

Sudan strategizes to tackle economic crisis, calls for unity

Nigerians feel economic pinch as presidential election looms



2019: Lawmakers allege fresh clampdown on opposition

Awujale sets agenda for APC gov candidate in Ogun

Transport workers assure police of peaceful atmosphere for elections

Ill attract amenities to Anambra South, says Chris Uba

Jonathan, kinsmen disagree over anti-party allegations

Amaechis alleged audio wont break APC FG

Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG orders importation of 30 coaches, 300 wagons

Abuja-Kaduna railway monthly revenue rises by 400% NRC

AfDB approves $14.12m to support Nigerias ATI membership

FG, states, LGs shared N7.7tn from federation account in 11 months

Foreign investors to inject $1.7bn in Qua Iboe power project

Military releases Daily Trust journalist, seizes computers, phones

Supreme Court diary full till 2021, CJN insists

Fight against insurgency recorded setbacks, FG admits

Ortom seeks monarchs support for peace in Benue

#Gabon: Resign if you have political ambitions, Buhari tells soldiers

Operation Python Dance begins in Kebbi

Grazing law: 400 herdsmen arrested, 40 convicted, says Ortom

Fulani communities petition FG over killings

Tinubu attacks Atiku, says ex-VP not fit for President

PDP suspends deputy national chair

FG, labour sign pact, NAssembly to get minimum wage bill Jan 23

Presidential candidate promises govt of national unity within 48 hours

Presidency challenges PDP on corruption allegations against Buharis family

Seasonal politicians mustn’t deliver Kwara to Lagos paymasters Saraki

Fayose, Olujimi inaugurate parallel Atiku campaign teams

Navy assures Niger Deltans of adequate security on waterways

Sanwo-Olu most qualified candidate, says Ambode

Osinbajo inaugurates Buhari New Media Centre in Abuja

EU budget would face huge hole in no deal #Brexit

Again, Ghana, Chad, others beat Nigeria on strength of passport ranking

Why I dont believe in State Police Buhari


Interswitch Unveils Platforms for JAMB, UTME Registration

Investors Trade N175 Trillion on FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange

SERAP Challenges Fashola to Name Contractors that Disappeared with Money for…

Peoples Trust Presidential Aspirant Promises Government of National Unity

UN: Nigeria Lost $2.8bn to Oil-related Crimes in 2018

FG Defends Amaechi over Leaked Audio Clips

Presidency Wants PDP Sanctioned over Alleged Breach of Peace Accord

Nigerian’s Producer Responsibility Organisations to Help Curb Environmental Pollution

Onnoghen Swears in Abba Aji as Justice of Supreme Court

AIG Lakanu is New Force Secretary

Buhari: I Have No Blood Relationship with Amina Zakari

NHRC Condemns Invasion of Daily Trust Newspaper by Military



Tears as NAF buries helicopter crash officers in Abuja

Excitement as Christ’s School Class of ’87 holds family reunion

3 shot dead, journalists hit, many injured at Lagos APC rally

Minister opens up on IGP’s tenure, Amaechi, Amina Zakari

Minimum wage controversy: FG surrenders, to transmit bill Jan 23

INEC expresses concern over uncollected PVCs

2019: Alarm bell rings as Jonathan’s kinsmen allege ex-president, wife working for opposition

PDP legal adviser in Sokoto, others defect to APC

NDLEA arrests 23 drug suspects in Kano

AfDB approves $14.12m to facilitate Nigeria’s ATI membership

Elections: PDP has violated peace accord agreement ‘ Presidency

Atiku, Useni ‘ll end Buhari’s deceptive govt, Jang, Mantu boast

Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil crimes in 2018 says UN

FAAC plans fresh guidelines for remittance, withdrawal from ECA

PDP’s fortunes in Ekiti dim as Olujimi inaugurates parallel Atiku campaign council



Sultan of Sokoto, others caution politicians, preach religious tolerance

Major political parties guilty of destructing campaign billboards, says Abia CP

Why Nigerians are losing faith in public institutions ‘Wike

It’ll be difficult for APC to win in Delta, says Onuesoke

Rivers guber: Crisis hits Accord Party as Baridoo drags Lulu-Briggs to court

Ogboru’s running mate, Abeh, commissions APC Vanguard campaign billboard

Akwa Ibom CP shuns Armed Forces heroes event

Buhari canvasses stronger political institutions in Africa

Leave Buhari, family alone, face your crumbling campaign, FG tells Atiku, PDP

AGAP Chair challenges Ogboru to debate

Anyone with information on shady deals involving my wife, son should publish it ‘ Buhari

Violence mars APC governorship campaign flag-off in Lagos

President Buhari enjoys acceptability across party lines

PDP, Atiku know Buhari is honest ‘ Osinbajo

INEC to transmit election results manually

Do something about PDP lying lips, Presidency begs NPC

PC, Isoko Nation backs Okowa for second term

2019: Be ready for a shocker, Fayose tells Buhari, APC

Two dead, journalists, othersinjured as APC campaign rally turns bloody

I love Buhari because of his honesty, not a thief like other candidates ‘ Tinubu

Obi’ll change Nigeria, same way he did Anambra state

Plot to assassinate Atiku, Saraki at campaign ground uncovered ‘ Frank

NPA completes Warri port channel dredging

Master Mariners seek audit of Maritime Academy staff

Nigeria lost $2.8bn revenue to oil, maritime crime in 2018 ‘ UN

Power sector records 12 system collapses in 2018

Confusion trails Teleology’s alleged withdrawal from 9mobile

Okowa inspects multi-billion naira Effurun-Otor/Ovwor bridge

Minimum Wage: FG, Labour agree on Jan. 23 for transmission of bill

2019 polls: Police pledge violence-free elections

#DailyTrust: FG will not gag media ‘ Lai Mohammed

2nd Niger Bridge to be completed Feb. 2022 ‘ Project Director


Kano Govt Orders Probe Of Hunters’ Clash

FG Launches National Strategic Health Devt Plan II

Okowa Charges Media To Partner INEC

IPC Decries Shooting Of Journalists At APC Lagos Rally

PDP, Atiku Know PMB Is Honest ‘ Osinbajo

Ogun Court Adjourns Hearing On Use Of Hijab In Schools

Ajimobi Assures Workers of N30,000 Minimum Wage

Detained Daily Trust Bureau Chief Regains Freedom

Why Nigerians Are Losing Faith In Public Institutions ‘ Wike

INEC Rules Out Electronic Transmission Of Results

Uniport Secures Another World Bank Africa Centre Of Excellence

2 Monarchs Remanded Over Burnt Palace In Osun

Osinbajo Inaugurates Buhari Twitter, Facebook Centre



Ajimobi wipes away my sorrow, Ayefele says as govt rebuilds Music House

Fayose, Olujimi inaugurate parallel Atiku campaign councils in Ekiti

Awujale declares Abiodun as Amosun’s successor

BREAKING: Army releases Daily Trust Maiduguri editor

Appeal Court awards N30m against Julius Berger, Police for declaring lawyer wanted

FG to launch national campaign to rally support for military

63 parties endorse Sanwo-Olu as thugs disrupt campaign flag-off

MC Oluomo, others allegedly stabbed at APC Lagos rally

Call PDP to order, Presidency tells Abdulsalami’s committee

Abuja-Kaduna rail service generates over N960’m in 2018 ‘ NRC

Court orders EFCC to arrest former Kwara Hotel boss over N277m fraud

Lagosians groan as APC rally mars with violence, traffic lawlessness

Sokoto: Ex PDP legal adviser, others defect to APC

Ambode orders arrest of army officer, one other for driving one-way



Minimum wage Bill for transmission Jan. 23

Ambode arrests soldiers, others for driving against traffic

Restructuring not a one-bullet solution, says activist

Violation of accord: Presidency drags PDP to Peace Committee

Kwara cant be part of South West Zone, says Saraki

Obiano lauds FG over pace of work on 2nd Niger Bridge

I have no problem with 30,000 minimum wage Gov. Bello

13% derivation: more cash coming for oil producing states


Gov Wike explains why Nigerians are losing faith in public institutions

Four DisCos exceed 50% metering of consumers in Q2, 2018 NERC

UN scribe urges peaceful, credible elections in Nigeria, others

Pandemonium, gunshots as APC flags off campaign in Lagos

PDP Presidential campaign train hits North Central states

2019: North east deserves nothing other than presidential seat- Engineer Usman

PDP woos South east victory group for Buhari

APC Presidential Campaign Council: We are ready to work for Nigeria, Tinubu assures Buhari

Zakari speaks on why security threat persist in the north

Vote out govs who owe salaries, Buhari tells Nigerians

Second Niger Bridge to be delivered in 2022 Julius Berger

No president invested in lifting people from poverty like Buhari Gov Bello

PDP violating national peace accord, Presidency raises the alarm

Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil-related crimes in 2018, says UN

Justice Aji appointment to Supreme Court victory for judiciary, says CJN

World Bank forecasts dark prospect for global economies in 2019



Gunshots at Lagos APC rally as 63 parties endorse Sanwo-Olu

Jonathan not supporting opposition candidates

Bagudu’s wife begins door to door campaign in Kebbi

Blame lawmakers for Kano out of school children ‘ Dankani

Card reader has legal backing ‘ INEC

Justice Mamman Nasir escapes kidnappers, Orderly abducted

Three journalists sustain gunshot wounds at Lagos APC rally

FG Okays Kano’s 540mw electricity project

How FG can assist Kaduna Inland Port expand in 2019 ‘ Manager

TCN adds 120MVA capacity to power grid at Benin, Onitsha

2019: Kwara CP warns unqualified persons against going near collation centres

Federal might will not determine outcome of Benue election ‘ Ortom

Gunmen again shoot 3 in Kuje community

NGO donates food items to IDPs in Abuja

2019 elections: Play by rules, IG charges FCT police


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