Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 9 October, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


2020 budget presentation: Buhari blames budget failure on poor revenue

Fuel supply figures: NNPC mulls end to secrecy

Infertility increases prostate cancer risk

Taraba killing: Panel indicts Army, Police, officers

UN appointment: Jonathan’s legacy of peace, speaking for him ‘ Frank

Prioritise security of examinations, NECO tells FG

NASS mulls law to criminalise estimated billing in power sector

Oyetola lauds women’s role in nation building



57 Years After Civil War Massacre, Asaba People Want Perpetrators Prosecuted

Commercial Activities Shut In Warri As Okere-Urhobo Community Buries Monarch

Causes, Symptoms,Treatment Of Male Infertility

University Don Petitions A’Ibom Govt Over Flood Diversion To Community

Buhari Must Not Be Too Hard On Nigerians ‘ Pereotubo

We Must Stop Pretending That Nigeria Is One ‘ Bewaji

APGA Urges Level Playing Field During Imo Council Polls



Private varsities not funded due to low population TETFUND

Recruiting varsity graduates as primary school teachers in order Ekiti NUT chair

Despite generating N5bn daily, Customs owe allowances

NECO delists Katsina, Kebbi, Oyo schools over cheating

Senate receives report on Abbos alleged assault

P&ID: Petitioner promises to testify against ex-CJN Belgore

Taraba killings: Panel wants Capt, ASP, soldiers punished

Federal roads repair not to seek refund Okowo

PSN seeks removal of psychotic drugs from streets

Investors lose N421bn in six trading days

FG may revoke Abuja, Ikeja, six Discos licences

Only N95m disbursed from N2.5bn minerals fund Minister

NNPC to publish petroleum products supplies

30,000 Kaduna firms fail to pay taxes

Police nab three suspected rapists in Niger

Customs impound N276m contraband in Zone D

Bayelsa, Kogi elections stall PDPs decision on Elumelu

NMA recommends counselling for Bobrisky, others

Tension hits Nasarawa town as herdsmen share kolanuts

2020 budget skewed to serve the rich PDP

Payment of salary to workers not on IPPIS will end by October 31Buhari

Alleged corruption: Obaseki suspends another council boss

Border closure: Despite N5bn daily revenue, Customs owes allowances

Ondo poly fires ASUP Chairman after criticising governing council

Nigeria has made progress in making government transparent Malami



As Nigerians Await $400m BUA Foods Industrial Complex

Group Laments Abandonment of BRACE Initiative By Niger Delta Governors

Dangote Laments Low Manufacturing Sectors Contribution to GDP

Senate Begins Public Debate on Amendment of Production Sharing Contract Act

Bandits Kill Three Women in Plateau Village

15 Feared Dead from Boat Mishap in Bauchi

EFCC Re-arraigns Atiku’s Son-in-law

Ogun Govt Condemns Ihunbo Tragedy as Customs Condoles Family

Shell Units Sued in UK over Nigerian Oil Spill

Gunmen Attack Abuja Community, Kidnap Nine Persons

CD Flays Gombe Governor for Appointing Goje’s Relatives into Cabinet

There are Supreme Court Decisions backing President, VP, Waiving their Immunity, if need be

Alleged N400m Fraud: Metuh, EFCC Adopt Final Addresses Nov. 26

Taraba Killings: DHQ Panel Recommends Further Investigation of Indicted Soldiers



Again, Obaseki suspends another Council chairman from office

Bayelsa guber: Dickson boasts as defections hit APC, predicts party’s defeat

Akwa Ibom budgets N597 bn for 2020

30 parties reject tribunal verdict on Sokoto governorship election

Buhari targets 7.5%VAT hike, borrowings to fundN10.33trn budget

Anambra Assembly confirms appointments of LG transition committee chairmen

Aba women protest bad governance, roads

NDDC: Kinsmen disown Nwogu

Group seeks govt’s attention on dilapidated roads in Anambra



Senate okays oil, gas museum research centre in Oloibiri community

Access to loans still a challenge to Nigerian women in business

Communications minister directs parastatals to accept, train corps members

EFCC presents another witness against Masari over alleged N104.7m fraud

Dasuki: court fixes December 11 to hear EFCC’s motion

Alleged husband killer: Court fixes October 16 for Sanda to open defence

EFCC re-arraigns Atiku’s son-in-law

Metuh, EFCC to adopt written addresses on November 26

Southwest pilots sue Boeing over 737 MAX 



ILO, FG, States collaborate to end child labour by 2025

Moghalu assumes duty as NIWA MD, pledges adherence to rule of law, equity

MASSOB condemns, insists there will be no toll gates in Biafra

N25million hard drugs seizure, measure to curb criminality ‘ Ogun Customs boss

Doha 2019: Okowa hails Ese Brume for Nigeria’s only medal

PDP challenges Buhari to make presidency allocation details public

2020 budget is like a heavy travel bag but empty in substance, says CUPP

2020 budget: PDP berates Buhari, APC says budget will impoverish, mortgage future of Nigerians

2020 Budget: PDP challenges Buhari to make Presidency allocation public

PDP tasks NASS on 2020 Budget

2020 Budget: Nigerians captions of Buhari, Dino trending picture

Trump asks Hillary Clinton to enter Presidential Race

Agencies must obtain approval before recruiting ‘Buhari

2020 Budget: I have cold because I have been working hard, Buhari tells NASS

FED ROADS: FG incapacitated, can’t repay states ‘ Okowa

Oil exploration, production company to invest in Nasarawa

Power crisis: BPE urges sector summit to end blame game

BEDC flags MAP in Delta, to provide 200,000 prepaid meters in two years



FG targets N8.155trn revenue in 2020 fiscal year

700 to benefit from Ajuloopin free eyecare initiative in Kwara

IGP tasks officers on assets declaration

Laptops: Communication ministry’s warning to security agencies

Dealing with rising cases of suicide

Pirates kidnap 2 policemen, boatman in Rivers

Taraba killing: Army BOI submits report, recommends punishment

Bill on deep offshore and inland basin PSC passes second reading

FG to involve high political leadership in OGP process ‘ Malami

FG targets $1.5bn revenue from new deep offshore contract

38 people drown in Bauchi, Gov donates N10m to victims’ families

2020 Budget focuses on seven per cent growth rate ‘ Akabueze



Coordinator defrauds 17 contributors of N1.6m

Woman loses baby over N200 fight

Banks take N11.57tr loan from CBN in six month, says report

Budget presentation: APC commends NASS

Gbajabiamila: lawmakers will improve on past imperfections

We need biometric machines to address theft, says NECO registrar

FUOYE killings: Family of slain student petitions Gbajabiamila

Dickson, PDP blackmailing Bayelsa traditional rulers, says APC

Buhari exempts firms with N25m turnover from VAT

FG discovers 1,260 abandoned mining sites

No apologies for appointing my daughter as aide-Okowa

N19.4b fraud: Court adjourns case to December 11

Tears as flood wreaks havoc in Ekiti



Policeman kills 2, injures 7 at burial in Imo

Panel blames Taraba killings on lack of inter-agency cooperation

Bayelsa 2019: Ohaneze Ndigbo bickers over endorsement of candidates

Atikus son-in-law seeks permission for overseas trip

Start works on oil, gas museum at Oloibiri , Senate tells FG

2020 budget update: Why we will raise threshold for VAT Buhari

2020 Budget: Buhari proposes N2.8trn deficit, to spend N10.33trn

Senate sets to shore up revenue by amending PSC Act

TETFund budget does not come from federation account Bogoro

NASS committed to improve on past imperfections in budget passage Gbajabiamila

EFCC arrests 17 for alleged internet fraud in Ekiti

Customs impounds contraband valued at N276m

Nigerian leather generating $800m annually FG

Exporters are still benefitting from N50bn development fund, says NEXIM Bank

Nigerias bourgeoning population fuels child malnutrition



FG revises 14-year-old sanitation policy

FG to increase allocation for biodiversity preservation

Acquisition of OML 11 by Rivers gov’t void, says MOSOP

Enhancing efficiency of nature leads to loss of species

NECO blames supervisors, school administrators for exam malpractice

TETFund to get sponsors for ‘Centres of Excellence’ by 2020

NNPC to begin publishing details of petroleum products supplies

Reps suspends plenary, to meet MDAs over 2020 budget

Senate to amend Production Sharing Contract Act

Customs generates N4.99bn in September, intercepts smuggled drones

Opposition hijacking vital appointments in Ogun, APC Youths cry out

Bauchi tribunal: APC, ex-governor Abubakar to appeal judgement

Kogi guber: INEC recruits 16,139 ad-hoc staff for election

Tribunal victory: Ortom extends olive branch to Jime

Senate receives committee’s report on alleged assault by Senator Abbo



2020: Works and Housing, Power, Transportation takes lion share in N10.33trn budget

NASS vows to pass 2020 Budget in Nov

NAPTIP secures 404 convictions, rescues 17,000 victims in 16 years

FCT College of education charts way forward on insecurity

Abuja Catholic archdiocese loses Karmo parish pioneer catechist

Taraba Police killings: Board of Inquiry blames poor communication



Nigeria risks bleak future as investment to GDP lags peers

Agricultural insurance critical for farmer’s sustained productivity ‘ WAICA GMD

Why Nigeria can’t produce enough food despite billions from FG

The cashless policy journey into March 31, 2020

After recapitalisation insurance industry will be better placed to contribute to evolving growth in the economy ‘ Africa Re DMD

NCS to save over N480bn annually for shippers, moves to regulate govt agencies

NDIC begins sale of defunct Fortis MFB’s assets



Housing deficit: FG moves to tackle building collapse

Ex-President Jonathan and praise singers

How CBN forex substitution policy weakens naira

Court grants Jones Abiri’s appeal, reviews bail conditions

January ‘ December Budget cycle beckons as Buhari presents 2020 Budget

Obaseki, Oshiomhole feud mars APC governors, NASS leadership meeting

Oslo: Osinbajo to participate in Nordic-African business summit

IGP seeks improved capacity for police image-makers

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