Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


DisCos’ woes worsen as Tesla eyes Nigeria’s power sector

Private jets, charter operators gain from election campaigns

Beyond #Brexit: Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

Nigerian microfinance banks roll out agency banking in response to increased competition

Nigeria projected to maintain policy rate as global trends worry major central banks

Nigeria Customs generates over N3.1trn revenue in three years

Buhari presides over emergency FEC meeting on minimum wage bill

Market infraction: 13 complaints against stockbroking firms still unresolved

Nigeria misses out as Emerging Market assets rally

Ezekwesili vows to lift 80 million Nigerians out of poverty

CBN grant’s approval in principle to Access-Diamond merger



INEC accuses politicians of making payments to voters

FG borrows N6.16tn from N8.499tn pension fund

Flooding: CBN to compensate 550,000 affected rice farmers

Electricity consumers lodged 390,889 complaints in nine months NERC

Pipeline vandalism rises by 42.9% in one month

Sambo, Lamido, Kwankwaso, Makarfi attend Kaduna PDP gov rally

Registered companies now 2.8 million as CAC enlists 39,074 entities

Stock market gains N300bn in four consecutive days

Railway concession issues delay petrol distribution by train

Customs generated N3.1tn in three years Official

NAMA installs new navigational infrastructure at Benin airport

Acting IG Adamu reverses Idris last-minute postings

Saraki snubs ex-IG as Buhari, others hail fallen heroes

How can FG curb corruption within the military

INEC releasing unclaimed PVCs to APC governors, Atiku alleges

Okowa moves to revitalise 25 primary health centres in Delta

Many killed as terrorists attack Kenyan hotel

Saraki condemns Sokoto killings, wants perpetrators arrested

Minimum wage: FG to send proposal to NEC Thursday

N2bn arms fraud: Court threatens to arrest ex-AGF for failing to appear for trial

EFCC denies raiding Onnoghens residence

APC, PDP lack capacity to rescue Nigeria Ezekwesili

AGF charges oil marketer with N2bn fraud

Anambra doctors threaten strike over poor funding

N2bn arms fraud: Court threatens to arrest ex-AGF for failing to appear for trial

Ill address socio-political challenges, new Police I-G Adamu promises Buhari

Kwara confirms cases of Lassa Fever, Yellow fever, Polio


PenCom Clears 135 Firms to Participate in FG Deals.

FG Lauds Chinese Govt, Startimes as 1,000 Rural Communities Access Satellite TV

Analysts Foresee Intensified Excess Liquidity Mop Up

Oyetunji: There is Need for Mergers to Create Bigger Insurance Firms

Agbakoba Banks on Progressive Forces to Deliver Olawepo-Hashim as President

NFF Empathises with Kanu, Calls on Police to Track Down Burglars

FG Defers Final Decision on Minimum Wage

Nigerian Military Clears Boko Haram from Borno Town

We Can’t Win War against Corruption by Undermining Law, Onaiyekan Cautions

Buhari, Saraki Condemn Sokoto Killings

N’Assembly Resumes Plenary Today

Ogun APM Guber Candidate Promises 25,000 Jobs to Unemployed Youths in Two Years

Gunmen Kill Three in Fresh Attack on Kaduna Community

Govs Stockpiling Arms for Election, Says NATFORCE DG

Katsina APC Accuses PDP of Vote Buying

Ag. IGP Adamu Assumes Duty

ICC Acquits Ex-Ivorien President #LaurentGbagbo



Jubilation as ICC acquits Gbagbo, aide after 7 years in detention

UK PM faces no confidence vote as MPs reject Brexit deal

Why Lagos must return APC to power ‘Bamigbetan

Atiku promises economic stability, empowerment

Minimum wage: We’re eager to pay N30,000 in Akwa Ibom ‘Emmanuel

Lokpobiri, APC members defect to PDP in Bayelsa

Election:Any bias by INEC may kill our democracy ‘PDP

PDP peddling lies on N7bn foreign trips budget for Obaseki ‘Spokesman

Boko Haram: Dickson offers automatic employment to widows of 2 pilots

CJN’s trial: FG must follow due process ‘Onitiri

CAC registers 39,074 businesses in 2 months

2019 elections: Facebook moves against fake news

CBN, SEC grant Access, Diamond Bank approval to merge

Power generation drops by 300MW over N1trn debt

Food sufficiency: Africa can’t survive without Nigeria ‘FG

Sokoto buries 26 victims of armed bandits

Buratai lists successes of Python Dance in South East

Elections: Shun panic relocation, CAN tells members

Minimum wage: Again, Buhari, govs meet tomorrow

Suspected NUPENG taskforce allegedly caused Ebonyi tanker fire

Assets declaration: Prosecution of CJN not politically motivated ‘ CCB

NNPC generates N2.6tr revenue

Al-Shabaab hits Nairobi hotel, police battle to retake complex

Diversion: FG commences sensor monitoring of petroleum products

Alleged bunkering, gunrunning: Tonye Cole apologises over comment

Python Dance 2 drove away Nnamdi Kanu from South East, Buratai declares



CBN, SEC grant approval in principle to Access, Diamond Banks

Five times retiring IGP Ibrahim Idris was in the news for wrong reasons

Imohimi Edgal remains Lagos Police Commissioner

#BBNaija Returns With Season 4, To Hold In Nigeria

War crimes court acquits Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo

Facebook Is Investing N109 Billion In Journalism

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel and office complex

Akwa Ibom expresses willingness to pay new minimum wage

Atiku woos May, sells agenda to Britain


We’ll boycott presidential poll, but vote against Abia, Ebonyi govs ‘IPOB

Curb unemployment crisis to check security challenges, Obi of Onitsha tells FG

Rivers community gives Cole 48 hrs to apologise over gunrunning, bunkering comments

#MultiChoice’s talent factory begins

Drama as Edgal remains Lagos CP

178,420 PVCs not yet collected in Ebonyi, says REC

2019: Buhari, Atiku split Niger-Delta militants

Tambuwal attends funeral of 26 killed by bandits

Polls: I endorsed only APGA candidates ‘Obiano

#NIMASA our strongest partner in the Gulf of Guinea ‘ Ghana Maritime boss

Restructuring: Buhari fooled Nigerians in 2015 ‘ Oyinlola

FG is repositioning maritime industry to grow the economy ‘ SGF

NCDMB, AGF partner on Nigerian Content enforcement

Neglect of Eastern, Delta Ports deliberate ‘ Tyre importers

Intervention sought from #Dubai ruler for 40 abandoned seafarers

Port of #Rotterdam: Self-learning computers predicting vessel arrival times

Replicate #China’s 1,000 villages digital project in Nigeria, FG tells StarTimes

Kanu laments ‘saddest day’ of life after medals vanish

Facebook to invest $300 million in journalism

My home not raided by EFCC ‘ CJN

Gunmen kill 26 in Sokoto raids ‘ police

Saraki condemns Sokoto Killings, urges security agencies to fish out perpetrators

Okowa to PDP members: Remain united to achieve victory

NCWS drums more support for Nigeria military



Ishaku Donates N10m To Widows Of Fallen Heroes, Nigerian Legion

B’Haram Kills 10, Burns Houses In Fresh Rann Attack

A/Ibom APC, PDP Trade Blames Over WhatsApp Account

Insecurity: Tambuwal Calls For Overhaul Of Security Strategy

Revenue Generation: NNPC, FIRS, Customs Got N249bn In 2018

CBN To Compensate 500,000 Rice Farmers Affected By Flood

Seme Customs Intercepts Trucks Of Rice, Generates N1.05bn

Firms Enter Agreement To Build $3m Smelting Plant

CBN, SEC Okay Access, Diamond Banks’ Merger

Naira Losses Marginally Against Dollar At Parallel Market

No Voting With Temporary Voter Card ‘ INEC

Saraki Condemns Sokoto Killings, Urges Security Agencies To Fish Out Perpetrators

Ambode Canvasses Support For Fight Against Insurgency

I Remain Lagos State Police Commissioner ‘ Edgal

PMB’s Character, Achievements Will Speak For Him ‘ PSC



We never raided CJN, Onnoghen’s house ‘ EFCC

Family of 13-year-old girl raped to death appeals to new IGP to arrest fleeing suspect

AGF drags oil baron, Chima Anyaso to court over N2bn fraud

2019: Atiku, Fayose, Gbenga Daniel task electorate to protect their votes

Buhari condemns latest Sokoto bandit killings

Buhari launches new passport with 10 years validity

Order from above: I can’t handover to Egbetokun, I remain Lagos CP ‘ Imohimi Edgal

Elections: New IGP assures opposition of level playing ground

Completion of Lagos-Badagry highway will be our priority over 4th Mainland bridge if we form government ‘Hamzat

Tourism promoter , Yewande Green, bags title from Aare Ona Kakanfo

UK parliament rejects May’s #Brexit-EU deal in 432-202 vote

Several killed as Zimbabwe protest, economic crisis intensify

China’s cotton seeds sprout on Moon

Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate

German airport security staff begin one-day strike

Abuja-Kaduna railway: NRC makes N1.152bn on N266.5bn project in 2 years

FG seeks more regulated business environment, unveils code of governance

Vote buying under any guise will end up in futility’ INEC

TETFund, saving grace of varsities, others ‘ NUJ President



Patience Jonathan proves source of $8.4m, N7.4b with videos

Dont allow losing PDP sabotage Nigerias democracy Presidency

2019: Ajimobi threatens to ban transport unions linked to violence

Weve better campaign timetable- APC replies Atiku

2019: Tambuwal town explodes for APC, Buhari

Atiku promises youths 40 percent appointment in his cabinet

Delta APC ecstatic as Buhari visits Thursday

2019: Presidential candidates back INECs guidelines

APC to PDP: Jonathan not supporting our candidates

#BBNaija returns with season 4, to hold in Nigeria

Robotics, drone expenditure to hit $115.7b this year

Fed Govt shops for private sector investment in ICT Park

NNPC: Nigeria earns $640.35m from oil, gas

PEF introduces censor to monitor fuel consumption

Apple cuts forecast amid #China market slump

Facebook to invest $300m to help local news survive


Election: INEC tasks religious leaders on members negative attitude

NUJ nominates Gov Wike for Leadership Award

N2bn ONSA fraud: Again ex-Accountant General, Otunlas absence stalls trial

Gov Wike to youths: You will take 60% of appointments in my second tenure

Patience Jonathan shows 5 videos clips in court to prove ownership of $15m

Gov Emmanuel urges Nigerians to join families of fallen soldiers for unity, peaceful election

Niger state to increase rice production next farming season Gov Sani Bello

Buhari decorates Abubakar Mohammed Adamu as new IGP

APC calls for police investigation of alleged burning of PDP campaign vehicles in Enugu, condemns act

Buhari cant protect Nigeria if he fails to protect Katsina Oyinlola

2019: Atiku, PDP will lose again, Cleric predicts

Rivers Labour Party governorship candidate cautions supporters against violence during polls

Elections: INEC shops for 18,000 ad-hoc staff in Enugu State

2019 presidency: APC chieftain says Buhari not deserving of Bauchi votes

Alleged raid on CJN house: EFCC to sue Fani-Kayode, Odumakin over fake news

Nigerias crude oil sales hit N11.5trn in Q3 2018

New IGP assumes office, assures of hitch-free elections

NASS to prioritise budget, minimum wage upon resumption Senate Leader



Regulatory agencies not set up to raise funds for government

PDP flags off Kaduna campaign, vows to defeat APC

Gov Bello, Nasko absent at Niger gov’ship debate

APC stakeholders tackle Pwajok over defection

2Baba asks Kaduna youth to shun violence

Dankwambo’s aides dump PDP for APC

Jonathan not supporting me under APC- Ogbuku

NASS to prioritise budget, minimum wage upon resumption-Senate Leader

AIG Adamu visits Presidential Villa, meets President’s Chief of Staff

Banditry: Katsina Immigration outpost sets ablaze

Pipeline vandalism up by 42.9%,NNPC raises alarm

PDP flags off campaign in Kaduna, promises to return state to prosperity

I’ll resign from Senate if APC wins any unit in my constituency ‘ Nwaoboshi

INEC delists 2,500 deceased from voters list in Yobe

Gov Bello, Nasko absent at Niger governorship debate

Kick-out template for election rigging, PDP tells new IGP

Ganduje commissions N500m electrification project

2019: A vote for APC, endorsement of fascism, insecurity ‘ PDP

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