Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 20 November, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Dasuki’s lawyer counters DSS over custody claim

Convicted fraudster pulls $1m scam from Kirikiri Prison

PDP NWC splits over extension of Reps’ suspension

N1trn wasted on constituency projects in 10 years ‘Buhari

DSS: Sowore plotting violence from detention

Fake policemen, soldiers snatched ballot boxes ‘ IGP

PDP to sue INEC officials, police for aiding rigging

NNPC denies allegation on financial impropriety


TMG to write ICC, UN over Kogi violence

Convicted fraudster plans $1m scam from Kirikiri prison

Fire razes OAU morgue, 12 corpses burnt

Senate rejects temporary ban on generator importation

Kogi PDP women leader burnt alive at home

Group offers free medical treatment to Lagos community

If passed, hate speech bill could transform Nigeria into haven for sycophants -Adegboruwa

Criminal activities still threaten Gulf of Guinea GGC

Electricity: Govts N1.5tn intervention ineffective, unsustainable says AfDB

Merchants dump PoS, inactive terminals hit 131,201

2020 budget threatened as Finance Bill suffers setback

NNPC spends N1bn daily, petrol subsidy hits N19.37/litre

NIMASA remits N16bn revenue in 10 months

FG to conduct oil licensing round 2020

NCC working on cheaper data services, says Danbatta

CBN recorded $11.69bn forex inflow in Q3

13 states have opaque procurement, budget process Report

FG to deploy new security gadgets in airports

Court orders IG to release ghost officers list

Senate probes NEMAs responses to disasters

Sowore: Canterbury archbishop replies SERAP, DSS alleges threat

Killings: Zamfara Assembly seeks death penalty for bandits


Investment Advisers Seek Complementary Policies to Support Economic Growth

NNPC Committed to Local Content, Growing Oil Reserves Sustainably

AMCON Takes over Ex-ministers Assets Over N1bn Debt

Nigeria Still Attractive for Investment Despite PSC Terms, Says ExxonMobil

Reported Violence Not Enough to Discredit Kogi Election, Yahaya Bello Insists

Asset Forfeiture: Court Orders FG to Notify Maina’s Father, Mother, Wife, Others

ICRC Partners Afreximbank to Boost Visibility for Bankable Projects

Edo APC Crisis Worsens as Oshiomhole Accuses Shaibu, Others of Betrayal

FG to Hold Oil Licensing Round in Mid-2020

House Passes New Bill for Smooth Transition of Power

Tribute to Goodluck Jonathan at 63

2019 Budget: House Directs NDDC to Suspend all Payments, Summons Akpabio

NEMA Launches 15-year Policy Document on Disaster Risk Management

Sylva: Other Countries Will Imitate Nigerias Gas Flare Out Programme


PDP crisis deepens, as Reps probe Chinda, others

Buhari, APC govs synergise on improved service delivery

C’River witnessing crisis of leadership ‘Ochala, state APC chair

Imo guber: Appeal Court dismisses Ararume, Nwosu, Uzodinma’s appeal against Ihedioha’s election

Oshiomhole accuses Shaibu of betrayal

Bayelsa guber: INEC presents Certificate of Return to Lyon tomorrow

Bayelsa, Kogi elections: Ex-AGF Ojo, Kashamu hail APC, Buhari, Bello

Osun Economic Summit: Canada-based mining coy pays N.1bn sign-on fee

Court bars 22 banks from recognising Mastercard with National Identity smart card logo

IPMAN begs FG on South East roads, Enugu depot

Senate probes Gencos, Discos over poor power supply

Sustain tempo to eliminate insurgency, banditry, Buhari charges service chiefs

69 PPP projects running in Nigeria ‘ICRC boss

NNPC warns against depletion of 37bn barrels of oil reserve

Power crisis: Senate rejects ban on generator importation

NAHCO generates N7.38bn revenue in 9 months

Buhari, Kalu condole Atiku over aide’s death

FG orders NBC to formulate new broadcasting regulations

IPMAN begs FG on South East roads, Enugu depot

Plan to ban importation of textile materials

No one’ll touch your funds’ PTAD assures pensioners

Post-election violence: Thugs burn Kogi PDP Women Leader alive

What Igbo must do to change history in 2023 ‘Kokori

OPay gets CBN nod for international money transfer


Lawmakers probe outage, NEMA, summon Akpabio over NDDC’s expenditure

Apapa-Oshodi expressway of refuse

AMCON confiscates properties of ex-minister, Ademola Seriki over N1b debt

Senate charges agencies to enforce UN pact on risky haulage

Osinbajo launches campaign against open defecation

No hiding place for criminals, says Makinde, gives police 100 patrol vehicles

ICPC uncovers N18.62bn padding scam by MDAs

More than 100 protesters believed killed in Iran: Amnesty

Proposed bank strike: stakeholders call for dialogue to avert plan

Meghan Markle, Cardi B, Others Named Most Powerful Dressers Of 2019

Two die as party supporters clash in Kogi

Buhari writes Senate over six aviation bills

Ambassador advises Nigerians to consult Embassy before business venture in Dubai

Suspected APC thugs burn PDP women leader to death in Kogi home


INEC presents N1.9m cheque to family of deceased corps member

Boundary commission seeks German support for Africa border programme

PPDC urges Nigeria to ensure full implementation of open contracting

Nigeria enjoys relative peace, stability ‘ Nigerian Police

Nigeria to push for sustainable awareness campaign to protect environment ‘ Parm Sec

Nigerian Army decorates 23 new generals

Nigeria needs massive supply of private capital to develop infrastructure ‘ ICRC

Ex-Ghana President appeal to Nigeria gov’t to open up borders

We’ve received death threats over Sowore, DSS claims

BORDER CLOSURE: We may suffer repercussions for 10 years ‘ Anya

KOGI: APC’s strategies that floored PDP

Senate probes GenCos, DisCos over unsteady power supply

Observer group says Kogi elections marred by thuggery ‘but generally fair

My Government belongs to Rivers people ‘ Governor Wike

Bello, Lyon’s victory: Testimony of Nigerians believe in APC ‘ Gov. Masari

Bayelsa Guber: Dickson tenders video evidence of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, others LGAs

Philip Shiabu thinks his political survival requires he attacks me, import thugs to disgrace me ‘ Oshiomhole

Danger looms in water transportation in Apapa

NIMASA donates educational materials to schools in South-South, South-East

21st century teaching curriculum: Lagos sets standard for private school operators

Buratai challenges security experts to trace terrorists’ source of weapons

N1tn spent on NASS Constituency Projects in 10yrs without results: Senate keeps Mum

Ensure compliance with UN agreement on transportation of dangerous goods, Senate tells FRSC

EFCC probes how fraud convict coordinated $1 m deal from Kirikiri Prison

Nigeria enjoys relative peace, stability -IGP

Sex-for-marks: UNN VC warns against sexual harassment on campus

Leaking Pipeline: LASEMA, NNPC apply chemicals to minimise explosion risk

Police urges Zamfara Govt. to close down markets trading in rustled cattle

Kogi/Bayelsa Polls: We’re aware people planned to wear Police Uniform ‘ IGP

EFCC to UK: Prosecute Diezani or extradite her for trial in Nigeria

Bayelsa, Kogi elections results cannot stand ‘ PDP

Pregnant woman killed by dogs while walking in French woods


Catholic church distributes N27m to tanker fire victims in Onitsha

Oshiomhole accuses Edo deputy governor Shaibu of betrayal

Lawyer debunks claim Dasuki wants to be detained in DSS custody

Reps approve 6-month jail term, N10m fine for frustrating smooth transition of power

Reps minority caucus rejects outcome of Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls

Illegal rehabilitation centres, child of necessity ‘ FCT Chief Judge

Nigeria can only attain prosperity through effective economic decisions ‘ Osinbajo

Niger Delta Power Holding Company: Boosting electricity supply, distribution infrastructure capacity

Human trafficking, sexual abuse thrive on poverty, quest for greener pastures in Nigeria ‘Mariam Ashley Yusuf

Pneumonia as leading child killer in Nigeria

NIMASA remits N16bn to Consolidated Revenue Fund in 2019

Rigging’ of Kogi, Bayelsa elections cannot stand ‘ PDP

Alleged N2.1bn pension fraud: Pay Maina 5 per cent of N1.3 trillion recovered loots, family tells Buhari

Reps propose N500,000 fine, 2 years jail term for illegal foreign employer, worker

MAN, ICAN, oil producers, other stakeholders reject Buhari’s Finance Bill

Crack in PDP NWC over Reps caucus crisis

Sokoto: Appeal Court reserves judgement on suit challenging Tambuwal


IG: fake policemen disrupted polls

Lyons victory inroad into Southsouth, says Amaechi

PDP demands justice for slain women leader

INEC to issue Lyon certificate of return

Two die as party supporters clash in Kogi

IYC to Dickson, Diri: support Lyon

Buhari keeps lobbyists in suspense as battle for EFCC top job steps up

Oshiomhole laments Obasekis deputys betrayal of trust

How to reform tax system, by MAN, ICAN, others

Buhari orders probe of N1tr constituency projects

Dickson tenders video of electoral fraud

Court bars 22 banks from accepting MasterCard transactions

PDP demands justice for slain Woman Leader, insists Kogi, Bayelsa were rigged

How Yahoo Yahoo Boy pulls off $1m scam from prison, buys N70m homes EFCC

Sanwo-Olu flags off Crocodile Smile IV, tasks security on vandals, others

Security Boss who turned to professional boxing to remain disciplined

Trader sues Saraki, Atiku, Obi for unauthorised use of photos on campaign billboards


Centre decries widespread violence in Kogi elections

Senate moves to stem proliferation of fake medical reports

NLC, TUC felicitate with Bello on election victory

1, 990 traffic offenders penalised in Idiroko FRSC

Kogi speaker congratulates Bello, says victory well-deserved

Appeal Court sacks 2 Kaduna Assembly members

2023: Tension in Delta PDP as alleged greed may push aggrieved members to APC

How politicians steal with empowerment projects ICPC

ICPC uncovers N18.62bn padding scam by MDAs

APC govs parley FG on policy synergy

Senate bemoans inadequate power generation, sets 100,000MW target

FG orders NBC to formulate new broadcasting regulations

Rigging of Kogi, Bayelsa elections cannot stand, PDP NWC insists

Ex-President Jonathan has no plans to dump PDP for APC, says media team

FG calls for streamlined donor funding, lauds UNIDOs efforts in Nigeria

Economic Summit: We ll honour all our agreements, Oyetola assures investors

Sophisticated terrorism trend: FAAN boss wants personnel to vigilant

FG postpones 2019 Abuja Carnival

Finance Bill 2019 Modifications to reduce tax burden Finance minister

Proposed banks strike will be detrimental to Nigerias economy-Expert

Nigeria risks import surge over three-phase liberalisation tariff rates-Report

Equities market sheds 0.60% in one day

Mixed reactions trail hike in inflation rate to 11.61% in October

I take beer everyday because I do not want to kill myself, wife tells court

Many killed, houses set ablaze in Zamfara attack

Woman jailed for stealing one-month-old baby

LAUTECH lecturers boycott classes over 3 months salaries

FG to meet Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Twitter, Instagram on Social Media regulation


Commercialization of research findings key for independence of institutes

Cost of poor sanitation practices huge ‘ Osinbajo

Nigeria has only four instead of 180 cancer treatment machines

Buhari: Nigeria should have been earning more from gas

Reps queries NIMASA over N3bn spent on Maritime University, others

INEC announced pre-written results in Bayelsa ‘ Dickson

Border closure: Customs impound N200m worth of goods in Kano, Jigawa

AMCON takes over ex-Minister, Ademola Seriki’s assets over N1bn debt

e-Customs will boost revenue, improve national security ‘ NCS


NIMASA Donates Educational Materials To Schools, Seeks More Corporate Intervention

Quality Education Vital For Girl Child’s Development, Empowerment ‘ Maria-Goretti Sule

Stakeholder Tasks Students On Bill Seeking Special Attention For Education

Lagos Approves 173 Private Primary, Secondary Schools, Tasks Owners On Special Students

Health Insurance Vital For Workers’ Productivity ‘ Nwanze

Yabatech’s 33rd Convocation: Stakeholder Harps On Reinvigoration Of Ethics

Gov’s Wife Frowns At Gender-Based Violence, Seeks Cooperation From Traditional Institutions

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