Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, January 10, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria retail outlook 2019 to focus on growth, development of retail sector

Economic Intelligence Unit filters out noise in Nigeria’s democracy claims

Nigeria misses out on $275m cocoa revenue as low value addition takes toll

Nigeria seen as a key driver of growth in emerging market digital sales by 2022

Three years after, Buhari continues to hide petroleum contracts from Nigerians

AMCON’s assets sale seen deepening property market woes

Bismarck Rewane heads FG technical Committee on Minimum Wage

Ortom, 31 other aspirants sign peace pact

Nigeria’s revenue, FX at risk as World Bank lowers global growth to 2.9%

2nd N100bn sukuk: Oversubscription indicates investor confidence ‘ DMO

CBN to issue N823.43bn Treasury Bills, N985.92bn to mature in Q1 2019



Buhari no longer the only problem

Buhari has done well for South East, South South – Obiano

PDP accuses Fayemi of frustrating Atikus campaign in Ekiti

PDP berates Buhari, APC over disruption of North West rally in Jigawa

Dangote, Adenuga top Forbes Africa billionaires list

Nigerias debt hits N22.43tn, domestic component 70.51%

FAANs N100m debt leaves airport workers without salaries

NERC encouraging Discos to take less power Gencos

Nigeria lost $2.8bn to piracy, others in 2018 – UN report

Oil sector FDI drops by $17.12m in three months

Merger: Access Banks share price drops by 32%

Customs order seizure of cargoes with improper documentation

Refining, regulatory challenges worry oil industry stakeholders

Power: Edo awaits arrival of 55MW plant equipment

2020: CBN reviews national financial inclusion strategy

50 million-litre daily fuel consumption, a fraud Saraki

Minimum wage: Buhari, govs may clash as FG sets up advisory panel

Customs seizes Tramadol, rice, worth over N54m in Kaduna

Man arrested at Kano airport with $207,000

Dangote, Alakija top 2019 Forbes list of poorer African billionaires

Airline foils attempt to traffic three-day-old baby

Trump campaign firm pleads guilty in #Facebook data case

Gunmen on motorcycles kill four in Katsina



NCC, Telcos Push for Review of National Broadband Plan

NEXIM Bank to Revamp Ailing Industries, Boost Non-oil Exports

NERC Names Four DisCos With 50% Metering of Consumers

CBN to Auction N908bn Treasury Bills in Q1

WBank Predicts Slower Growth in 2019 on Increasing Trade tensions

Loss of 10m Jobs: Sack APC, Atiku Tells Nigerians

FIDA: For Better Economy, Treat Womens Health with Priority

FG, WBank, BMGF Commit $180 million to Fund Universal Health Coverage

Buhari Hints at Realignment of Salaries of FG Workers with Jumbo Pay

Act within Electoral Law, INEC Tells Security Agencies

Hope Rises for 2019 Budget, Oil Price Rebounds to $60

Credit to Private Sector Falls Marginally to N23.083tn

I Won’t Use Govt Money for Campaigns, Buhari Promises

Detention: Dasuki Seeks Intervention of Olanipekun, Agbakoba, Falana, Others

Nigerians, Not Former Leaders, Will Decide Who Wins Presidential Election, Says Marwa

Survey Lists N-Power as FG’s Most Popular Social Intervention Scheme

Court Adjourns Suit Seeking Buhari’s Disqualification in 2019 Polls to Jan 21

World Bank Projects 2.2% GDP Growth for Nigeria in 2019

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Abba-Ibrahim, Resigns

Buhari: Upward Review of National Minimum Wage Not Debatable

Military in Clearance Operation on Major Road to Maiduguri

Gencos: Discos Arbitrarily Determine Nigerians’ Access to Power


Ekiti: Fayemi planning to frustrate Atiku’s campaign ‘ PDP

Buhari, Lalong’ll win with more votes ‘ Dabang

World Bank projects 2.2% GDP growth for Nigeria in 2019

2019: Plateau voters’ll decide who they want ‘ Temlong

Father begs Boko Haram son to surrender

Buhari: We’ll review salaries above minimum wage

We’re victims of fake news ‘ Osinbajo, Soyinka

Over 30,000 new IDPs flee to Maiduguri ‘ UN

I will not authorise govt. funds for campaigns ‘ Buhari

Fayose to workers: Don’t be deceived, Buhari not sincere about minimum wage

Dangote, now worth $2bn less, remains Africa’s richest man ‘ Forbes

World richest man #JeffBezos and wife are divorcing after 25 years



Infrastructure critical to ending gas flaring, says Kachikwu

Three feared killed as APC begins campaign in Lagos

How Buhari’s re-election campaign team decision may pit Tinubu against Amaechi

Buhari urges African soldiers with political ambition to resign

Boko Haram’s new offensive

AfDB offers Nigeria $14m facility to smoothen ATI membership

Egypt’s Salah retains African Footballer of the Year Award



Insecurity would’ve been worse if Buhari didn’t win in 2015 ‘ Okorocha

NDDC has questions to answer over Ojirami Dam’ Akpatason

Indian doctors perform heart surgeries on 22 children at UNTH

I remain APC gov candidate in Cross River’ Usani

APC lucky to have Oshiomhole ‘Lamido Adamawa

Oil price hits $60, raises hope for Nigeria’s 2019 budget

Buhari asked Dangote to construct Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road’el-Rufai

Boko Haram: Military shuts, re-opens Maiduguri/Damaturu road

I will defeat APC, PDP- Moghalu

2019: Malicious allegations against Atiku won’t help your cause, PDP tells Buhari

I won’t allow use of govt funds for my re-election ‘ Buhari

PDP to Buhari: Malicious allegations against atiku will not help you

PDP challenges Tinubu to explain role in Presidency cabal

Election: NOA moves to tackle void votes, vote buying, selling

Ezekwesili promises to drive industrialisation for economic growth

2019: How we’ll fight insecurity- Atiku

Prepare to defend your votes Okowa urges electorates

Vote for only PDP candidates ‘ Gov. Ortom

No conflict in President Buhari’s campaign organisations ‘ Marwa

FG to borrow N823b through treasury bills in Q1’19

Salaries of workers above new minimum wage’ll be renegotiated ‘Buhari

More than 30,000 flee Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria ‘ UN

Dasuki: Court refuses to continue trial in absence of accused

Buhari not sincere about workers’ minimum wage ‘ Fayose

CP destroys drugs worth N400m in Lagos

Police foil planned attack on Zamfara communities, arrest gunrunner

Oil price hits $60, raises hope for Nigeria’s 2019 budget

Buhari asked Dangote to construct Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road’el-Rufai

Fulani herders submit ranching proposal to Ishaku

Boko Haram: Military shuts, re-opens Maiduguri/Damaturu road

I will defeat APC, PDP- Moghalu

2019: Malicious allegations against Atiku won’t help your cause, PDP tells Buhari

I won’t allow use of govt funds for my re-election ‘ Buhari

PDP challenges Tinubu to explain role in Presidency cabal

2019: How we’ll fight insecurity- Atiku

Manufacturers start 2019 with N149bn unsold goods ‘ MAN

FG to borrow N823b through treasury bills in Q1’19

Naira up at N359/$ in parallel market

CCETC-Ossiomo 55MW transmission equipment sails out of China

Salaries of workers above new minimum wage’ll be renegotiated ‘Buhari

More than 30,000 flee Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria ‘ UN


A’Ibom Govt Begins Construction Of Modular Classrooms

NRC Demolishes 3,500 Houses In Lagos, Ogun Over Standard Gauge

Police Foil Planned Attack On Zamfara Communities, Arrest Gunrunner

Stop Malicious Allegations Against Atiku, PDP Tells PMB

N500m Fraud: Judge Strikes Out Ex-Ondo PDP Chair’s Preliminary Objections

EFCC Intercepts $207,000 At Kano Airport

FRSC Marshal Killed In Suspected Robbery Attack

Suspected Thugs Vandalise Atiku Campaign Office In Ondo

#FakeNews Must Be Fought With Vigour ‘ Soyinka

INEC Can’t Be Trusted To Conduct Credible Polls ‘ Wike

PDP Tackles Tinubu Over Role In PMB’s Campaign

Shell Internship: 22 Nigerian Academics Get Sponsorship

Emirates Airline Offers Nigerian Travellers Discounted Fares

Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks Rise To 83%

FG Introduces New Security Features To Travellers’ Yellow Card

Despite Losing $2bn, #Dangote Leads Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List

Army Repels Attack In Nasarawa, Recovers 45 Assorted Arms



EFCC arrests man at Kano airport for failing to declare $207,000

Atiku’s son attacks Ogundamisi, Buhari’s media handler, over leaked photo

Reps candidate predicts good outing for PDP in 2019 polls

Dasuki seeks intervention of Falana, Agbakoba, Olanipekun, others

FEC okays 4 new private varsities, $5b oil pipeline contracts

Serving corps member docked for alleged killing of 16 year old boy in Osun

TRAGIC! Truck crushes woman to death in Ibadan

BREAKING: Strike: We have no agreement yet with FG ‘ ASUU

Why bandits are threatening the peace of Katsina, Zamfara states

Oyo AD guber candidate dismisses Makinde’s endorsement

We’ll end infractions in beneficiary institutions ‘TETFund

Blame the system, not students, for mass failure in public examinations ‘Dr Marinho

How fake news tricked my wife to thinking I stood with strippers ‘ Osinbajo

Malicious allegations against Atiku will not help you, PDP tells Buhari

World’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, to divorce wife of 25 years

Ekiti PDP cries out, says Fayemi has denied party use of stadium for presidential rally

Secondus blasts Buhari, APC for creating artificial relevance

Okowa pays contractor N3.5b to resume work at Trans Warri ‘ Ode Itsekiri road

2019: 5,000 families in Lagos hold rally, want Buhari reelected



Fed Govt to renegotiate salaries above N30,000

Forbes: Dangotes wealth down by $2b

Why were not involved in technical committee, by NLC

Osinbajo, Soyinka, BBC, others move against fake news

Father to Boko Haram commander son: surrender

Candidates with biometric problems to write exams in Abuja, says JAMB

APC rally disruption: 14 more suspects arrested

Buhari: I wont approve public funds for campaigns

Buhari may not extend IGs tenure despite pressure

FEC okays four new private universities

I will not repeal the anti-open grazing lawBenue APC flag bearer

PDP urges Plateau people to vote out Lalong for poor performance

World Bank projects 2.2% GDP growth for Nigeria in 2019

2019 budget financing: Egina, others offer succour

Seven Fulani communities petition FG over killing of kinsmen in Kaduna

Cross River: Owan-Enoh extends olive branch to Usani

Man sentenced to death for robbing church worshippers


Candidates with biometric challenges to register in Abuja -JAMB

Anambra police arrest 100 suspected cultists during Christmas, New Year

3 persons move to disqualify Buhari from contesting February poll

Controversy trails alleged thugs attack on Atikus campaign office in Ondo

Tension as group uncovers allege plot by Sen Akpabio, INEC to rig election in A Ibom

In proactive move against graft: Buhari warns govt officials over use of public funds for campaign

Financial expert, Rewane chairs Minimum Wage technical Committee

INEC demands new security architecture for election

PDP govt will reverse 10m lost jobs, Atiku promises

FG approves four new varsities, N1.6bn for Pilot datalink

AFDB boosts Nigerias membership in Africa trade insurance with $14.1m facility



We need new security architecture for 2019 polls ‘ INEC

Lamido, police differ over PDP zonal rally in Jigawa

Ekiti gov’ship: Tribunal adjourns judgment indefinitely

C/River: Gov’ship hopeful seeks reconciliation with minister

No gov’t money for campaign ‘ Buhari

I’m probing Kwankwaso ‘ Ganduje

Gunmen attack Atiku campaign office in Akure

PDP loses 450 members in A/Ibom

2019 elections: Kano CP assures residents of maximum security

Boko Haram and Gov. Shettima’s Laughable Gaffes

Authorities face girls’ education with renewed vigour

FEC approves 4 new private universities

CBN plans to sell N823.4bn worth of treasury bills in Q1

Power generation: FG records 8,686.6mw increase

2019: Shareholders task SEC, NSE on minority investors’ protection

SMEDAN, NEXIM Bank sign MoU to ease export for SMEs

Budget: Trade ministry to spend N11.99bn on capital projects

FG’s social investment programmes most popular in N/West ‘ Report

Gunmen attack Atiku campaign office in Akure

No conflict in President Buhari’s campaign organisations ‘ Marwa

GenCos decry huge power losses from DisCos’ rejection, NERC complicity

APC guber: Buhari’s minister rejects court ruling

Plateau APC elders say Buhari, Lalong’s victory ‘very certain

INEC urges new approach to deployment of security for general elections


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