Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 17 October, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Forex restrictions dampen investments

Reforms initiatives’ll bring efficiency in finance mgt ‘ Ahmed Idris

Reverse illegal debits of customer, Court orders GTB

Equity market maintains losing streak, sheds N20bn

Marine environment: Nigeria committed to effective ballast water mgt ‘ Dakuku

Combating xenophobia through cultural practice

Most Nigeria’s abattoirs unhygienic ‘ expert

Nigeria must look beyond oil ‘ Kwara gov



Are there elders in Buharis household

Buhari hasnt created a system to discourage corruption Okpolo

Inside Buharis Presidential Villa of scuffles

Dont cheat ad hoc staff, INEC warns electoral officers

APC faults Dickson over govt of criminals comment

Army renames South-Easts Python Dance

Banditry: Sultan, govs demand prosecution of indicted monarchs

Bayelsans not convinced of INECs impartiality, says Dickson

FG should fix South-East roads before tolling MASSOB

Kogi election: Wada, others beg Ibrahim to withdraw suit against PDP

Kogi election: 45 political parties endorse Bello for second term

N25.7tn debt: Experts oppose IMFs call for tax hike, say Nigerians overburdened

Salaries: Workers shut down Kaduna Discos office

Oil rises 1% on OPEC supply cuts

Access Banks daily digital lending hits N1bn

57 firms to clean up Ogoniland for five years

Oil, gas leaders to discuss human capital devt

Dangote Refinery empowers 200 Ibeju-Lekki youths

FEC approves N5.4bn for gas parks, airport security

FG to auction N150bn bonds on October 23

Nigeria holds huge promise for Indian firms ICC

Benin port to get petroleum products from Dangote jetty

Aisha gets new aides, apologises over leaked video

Tanker fire destroys six buildings, shops in Onitsha FRSC

Rescind N5,000 National ID levy now, PDP tells Buhari

Court orders army to pay Rivers Neighbourhood Watch N.1m damages

Buhari reduces ministers foreign trips, cuts their estacodes

Police deny communitys claim of N6m ransom for six kidnapped Kuje residents

Violent protests threatening our daily operations NDDC boss



NIPOST Repositions, Assures Nigerians of Digital Service Delivery

Experts Harp on Integrated Power Solution to Enhance Broadband Plan

NCC, ALTON Seek Policies to Propel Industry Growth

Experts: Making NIN Mandatory for SIM Registration Will Deepen Industry Trust

PDP Urges NAssembly to Channel N10bn Presidential Fund to Kogi Workers

Lawan Calls for Prayers to Tackle Nigerias Challenges

Kwara APC Chairman Warns against Disintegration of Ruling Party

Army Challenges Ndume to Prove 847 Soldiers Lost to Insurgency

To Avert Strike, FG Makes Labour New Offer

IMF Backs CBN’s Monetary Policy to Grow Economy

Experts Blame Flooding, Others as Inflation Rebounds to 11.24%

NAF to Deploy First Female Fighter, Helicopter Pilots to North-east



PDP charges Buhari to rescind N5,000 fee for national ID

Appeal Court fines Osun PDP N.4m over fake documents

Local Government autonomy in Nigeria not backed by law ‘Fayemi

INEC stakeholders meeting ends in commotion

PDP begins constituency campaigns as Diri promises succour for flood-ravaged communities

PDP too strong to be affected by defection ‘Dickson

Lyon challenges PDP to campaign on its achievements

APC slams Dickson over comments on guber candidate

N10 bn refund: Bello mocks Kogi PDP

FEC okays N5.4bn for oil, gas parks, indoor shooting range

Nigeria loses $17bn to illicit financial flow ‘TI, CISLAC

South East govs, leaders meet Buhari today

USAID donates 3.2m insecticide treated nets to Plateau

Envoy demands impeachment of Taraba gov

Nasarawa gov appoints state NUJ chair, 14 others as commissioner-nominees



Opposition party cautions Buhari against external debt

Senate faults Buhari’ s anti-graft war, urges proactivity

How four ‘outsiders’ are dictating tempo of Bayelsa State guber poll

FEC okays N3 billion projects to strengthen airports, River Niger

Ex-agitators sue FG over stoppage of entitlements

Buhari cuts foreign trips, estacodes for ministers, others

South Africa’s Zuma delays corruption trial with appeal



ICPC recovers more than 200 properties in 8 months ‘ Owasanoye

2020 Budget: Delta to present N389bn as estimates

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Thursday

Sex For Grades: UNILAG raises task force to check sexual harassment, other offences

Nigeria, Ghana meet to resolve trade issues caused by border closure

Erdogan says he will not meet U.S Vice President Pence in Turkey

Aisha Buhari apologises to Nigerians over viral video

Labour, FG yet to reach agreement on minimum wage

Protest: Modakeke youths reject choice of old man as new monarch

Guber poll: INEC has not convinced Bayelsans of its impartiality ‘ Dickson

Nigeria is not food sufficient ‘ Oyekoya challenges Nanono

Ohanaeze Ndigbo tackles Junaid Muhammed over statement against Nwodo

Corruption will reduce if proper auditing systems are in place ‘ Senate

Buhari approves additional cost saving measures for MDAs

Fayemi signs 6 Bills Into Law to enhance restoration agenda

Nigeria needs to pray more to overcome challenges ‘ Senate President

Edo govt to purchase two armoured carriers to strengthen security

PDP rejects N5000 National ID renewal fee

Envoy urges Taraba Assembly to impeach Gov. Ishaku over alleged incompetence

APC Chair wasn’t attacked but failed to observe protocol, Obaseki insists

Attack: Oshiomhole warns Edo CP against fronting for politicians

FG rakes in N40bn from stamp duty ‘ PMG

Impeachment call: Purge yourself of bitterness, Taraba Govt tells envoy

Nigeria and China: Towards a community of shared future

NCC Deploys Additional 30000km Optic Fiber

Innoson to meet with boy who re-designed IVM logo

Tecno to sponsor competition winners to Europe

Register drugs to avoid prosecution ‘ NAFDAC warns NAPPMED members

Businesses must automate core processes to remain competitive ‘ IT strategists

FEC okays N5.4b for Oil, gas parks, indoor shooting range

Buhari signs 5 bills passed by 8th Assembly


Poor funding of Auditor-General’s office instigates corruption, Senate to Buhari

Mother, child burnt to death, as petrol tanker explodes in Onitsha

Dismissed, compulsorily retired Oyo civil servants set for return to service

PSC: Nigeria may not get $62bn claim from JV partners ‘ FG

Reps fault non-assent to electoral act amendment

N2.28trillion deficit: BPE advocates privatisation of FG assets

Nigeria’s debt now N25.7trn, rises by N753bn in 3 months

Strike: NLC shuts offices and schools in Asaba

Bayelsans should support abrogation of Land Use Act ‘Diri

Telling a tale of 2 twisted sisters

CBN disposes over N915bn worth of bad naira notes in 2018

N5000 for National ID: PDP asks Buhari to rescind decision now

Nigeria deports seven Korean nationals for life

17 countries meet in Abuja over free movement of seeds across borders

Kogi 2019: Buhari has rigged the election for APC ‘ ADP Chairman

Economic transformation: We’ll take hard decisions in Oyo ‘ Makinde

Buhari appoints new six aides for First LadyAisha



Fayemi re-launches social security scheme for elders

Six million Nigerians benefiting from cash transfer, says Presidents aide

Dickson urges INEC to resettle Nembe, Southern Ijaw voters

Lagos to acquire 32,000-hectare farmland for rice cultivation

Nigerias tax-to-GDP ratio worlds lowest, says IMF

Bayelsa 2019: Were not convinced of INECs impartiality- Dickson

Weve recovered more than 200 properties in eight months ICPC

Obaseki to govt officials: dont respond to comments credited to Oshiomhole




Bayelsa poll: PDP not disturbed by defection to APC -Gov. Dickson

Anchor Borrowers Programme on rice has guaranteed Nigerias food security Buhari

Stop using my office for fraudulent acts, SGF warns

Buhari inaugurates 2020 Armed Forces Emblem with N10m donation

Delta Govt. proposes N389bn for 2020

Niger Govt. gets $6m World Bank grant to support out-of-school children

Labour, FG yet to reach agreement on minimum wage

Aisha Buhari thanks husband for appointing aides to her office

Woman, child die in petrol tanker fire incident in Onitsha Police

Nigeria can survive without importing tomato paste, says Dangote MD

Counterfeit naira notes rose to 358,658 pieces in 3 yearsCBN

CBN projects rise in availability of credit to corporate sector in Q4

APC leaders looting our common patrimony PDP



INEC Bayelsa stakeholders’ meeting disrupted as PDP, APC supporters clash

I was misquoted on ‘after God is Goodluck Jonathan’ comment ‘ Bauchi gov

APC party for notorious liars ‘ Gov Ayade

Gov Sule seeks confirmation of 15 commissioner-nominees

Our gov’ship candidate not a cultist, APC tackles Dickson

Melaye used Saraki to frustrate N10bn refund to Kogi ‘ Gov Bello

Gov’ship tussle: Aliyu, APC drag Tambuwal to Appeal Court

PDP youths protest council chairmen’s appointment in Plateau

TETFund will build adequate student hostels ‘ Prof Bogoro

FG improves employees’ cyber security skills

Experts attribute inflation rise to border closure

IMF: Nigeria’s economy will attract more investments before year end

Kaspersky detects 105m attacks on smart devices in H1 2019

Ban on imports, exports paralysing border communities’ livelihood

Dangote’s voyage into coal mining to conserve forex for FG

Firm links investors with 4000 assets in 40 global markets

NIPC tracks N3.36trn worth of investment announcements in 3 months

PDP condemns N5,000 fee for national ID card, asks Buhari to rescind decision

Bayelsa guber: Don’t embezzle ad hoc staff entitlements, INEC warns officials

Oil prices edge higher as OPEC hints at deeper output cuts



OML 25: COOP urges FG, Security agencies to avert possible crisis in Kula

SGF denounces fake news on activities of his office

Gov. Lalong is legalising illegality, fueling insecurity in Plateau- PDP

Kano traffic agency mobile court convicts 5,000 traffic offenders in one month

NAF commences 3-day medical outreach in Ngomari, Borno State

Bayelsa Guber: Diri promises succour for flood-ravaged communities

Police confirm two dead as petrol fire consumes goods, property worth billions of Naira



Increase non-oil tax revenue for infrastructure, social spending, IMF tells Nigeria

How did our universities become centres of sexual harassment

How Nigeria walked into a disastrous independence and why Azikiwe never became prime minister

Fela: ‘Something must kill man and ‘customer service indeed!

How consumers fare under Ikeja DISCO’s Premium Power initiative

Game-changing policies to make local airlines thrive

Electricity consumers to pay N75,000 for single phase prepaid meter



Buhari cuts foreign trips, estacodes for ministers

Bayelsa guber: PDP, APC clash at stakeholders’ meeting over IDPs

Aisha Buhari apologises over embarrassing leaked video

IMF to Nigeria: Be prudent, cautious with loans

Minimum wage: Uncertainty over FG, labour negotiation

Why FG can’t recover $62bn from IOCs ‘Sylva

Poor diet increases depression risk



Yorubas Won’t Form Alliance With Igbos On 2023 Presidency ‘ Junaid Mohammed

APC National Secretary: All Eyes On Buhari

2020 Budget Will Increase National Debt, Unemployment ‘Onovo

PDP Candidate, Senator Diri, To Move Against Bayelsa Flooding

Imperative Of Special Salary Structure For Teachers

Domestic, External Debts Market Will Aid Nigeria’s Economic Growth ‘ IMF

Nigeria Can Survive Without Importing Tomato Paste, Says Dangote MD

Oil Price Rises On Hopes Of OPEC’s Extension Of Supply Cuts

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