Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 5 December, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


EFCC arraigns Mama Boko Haram for alleged N66m fraud

Agitation for restructuring hurting Nigeria, says Agbakoba

Buhari, Obaseki, Sylva, others pay tributes to David-West

Edo assembly declares 12 seats vacant, passes 2020 budget

Nigerias unending search for first car yields harvest of innovations

Nwodo urges Igbo lawyers to champion constitutional reforms

N7.65bn fraud: Court decides Orji Kalus fate today

NCC inaugurates special inspectors for enforcement of copyright law

Court to hears N300m suit against MTN February 10

Five law undergraduates bag BOSAN scholarships

Stemming extrajudicial killings by Nigerian security agents

Expert laments rising rate of hypertension among Nigerians

Health scheme: Ondo organises training for doctors, others

There’re untapped opportunities in sports for lawyers Kanyi

Banks recorded N42.76tn e-transactions in Q3

Nigerias public finances increasingly fragile, says Moodys

World Banks poverty report correct, incomplete Buhari group

Reps seek increased budgetary allocation for airspace management

IDSL recorded N19bn revenue in 2018

CBN to stimulate economy through, agric, SMEs devt

FG decries importation of metal products

NNPC, DPR, FIRS illegally deducted N1.5tn Auditor-General

Gencos incur N362bn debt in eight months

Abuja Disco invests N19bn in distribution network

NSE generates N143.6m from fines in 11 months

Yuletide: FG approves more flights for African airlines

FG has disbursed N19.9bn to petty traders BoI

Multiple tax audits discouraging investment Experts

Sanction banks over casual workers, Reps urge CBN

Reps want FG to conduct census in 2020

Okorocha says ethnicity shouldnt determine next president

Almajiri time bomb: NSA raises fresh concern, ACF leader knocks govs

Slain cops: Anambra community bans IPOB members, masqueraders

AGF, EFCC, INTERPOL, others shun Adokes letters

Senate amends Act, raises mobilisation fee to 30%

BREAKING: FG arraigns CACs acting boss, Obiageli, at CCT on December 18

Cholera outbreak kills seven people in Somalia

Burna Boy leads Apples 2019 top 10 streamed songs

First impeachment hearing against Trump begins

Were facing challenge of civilisation, Pope tells UN climate summit


CBN to Auction N795bn Treasury Bills in Q1 2020

Train 7, Next Big Deal for Nigeria, Says NLNG Boss

NCC Directed to Implement Executive Orders on Contract Awards

How NEITI Plans to Make Oil Companies, Others More Accountable

Tension in Some Kaduna Settlements Marked for Demolition

Buhari Inherited $63bn Debt, BMO Tells Atiku

Security of Nigerians Not Negotiable, Buhari Restates

FG Laments High Oil Production Cost

CBN: Sectoral Interventions Save Nigeria N1.3tn Annual Import Bill

FG Committed to Ending Impunity, Says Malami

APC, PDP Trade Words over Future of Democracy

Popoola: Unique Identifier Will Improve Financial Inclusion, Reduce Poverty

FG Backs UNIDOs $60m Country Plan for Industrialisation


NASS raises 2020 budget by N450bn

Why we’re unionising hospital equipment dealers

We must restructure Nigeria for peace to reign ‘Odekunle, Pro Chancellor, FUT, Minna

Reps urge FG to conduct census before in 2020

3rd term: APC stalwart withdraws suit

Amnesty: Vendors sell contract papers at hotel lobby ‘Dokubo

Controversial Buhari for 3rd term suit withdrawn by APC stalwart

We’re 97% ready for FID on Train 7’NLNG

Edo Assembly declares 12 seats vacant

World Bank to provide statistical information to lift Nigerians out of poverty

Reps probe casualisation in banks, others

Court dismisses suit seeking to sack Magu

Amend electoral bill to allow electronic transmission of results, PDP urges NASS

Nigeria spends N5.075trn annually on genenators ‘AfDB

Buhari’s Executive Order 5 yielding results ‘Onu

OPEC gears up for deeper oil cuts, Russia yet to agree

Etsako West ward 10 APC leaders pass vote of confidence on Oshiomhole

Bandits overrun Niger State, say senators

INEC: For Belonging to APC,Senate Dismisses REC Nominee Confirms Others

16 agencies fail to remit N20bn into CRF, says Auditor-General

Police/IPOB clash: Community proscribes 5 groups, night masquerades

CBN, EFIna to launch new financial inclusion report Monday


Traditional heads seek immediate dissolution of NDDC’s interim management committee

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector’s GDP to hit N49.6tr with 40,000Gwh of power supply

Buhari’s Executive Order five will boost local technology, says Onu

Okowa tasks FG on more dams to check flooding in Delta

Nigeria, UN okay document to facilitate return of loot, others

Edo assembly passes N179.2bn budget for 2020

Unilag patents 11 inventions in 18 months

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ one other for fraud

Woman who accused husband of infidelity, begs court not to dissolve marriage

Court strikes out suits seeking Magu’s removal as EFCC acting chairman


Churches need to stop showing favouritism towards rich people’, says Ex minister

VP Osinbajo’s wife advises young women, girls against indolence

Customs Seize Caskets Containing 19 Jerry Cans Of Petrol in Ogun

Reps suggest conduct of national census by 2020

Man begs court to assist him recover refrigerator from ex wife

We asked for election results for research and planning purposes ‘ Kogi Govt

Lawan charges INEC to work with N’Assembly to sanitize electoral process

Sokoto Guber: APC drags Tambuwal to supreme court

Kogi Gov, Yahaya Bello presents N176bn 2020 budget

JAAC: Edo LGAs get N3.15bn allocation in November

Polio: WHO official applauds Nigeria’s achievement, urges more efforts

Akeredolu offers free medical health care to pregnant women, others

LSACA trains 250 deaf, blind persons on HIV response

Over 20,000 HIV/AIDS patients in Nasarawa not on drugs- US govt

People on survival brink increased by 22 million ‘ UN Report

Court sentences siblings to one-year for N4bn fraud

OPEC gearing up for deeper oil cuts, Russia yet to agree

Why court declined to sack Magu as Acting EFCC Chairman

NYSC DG sympathises with family of deceased corps member in Ibadan

Buhari approves appointment of nine new permanent secretaries


Buhari approves appointment of 9 new Perm Sec in civil service

Reps increase 2020 budget by N260bn

Stamp duty: Reps query commercial banks over questionable remittances

South-West PDP stakeholders call on National Assembly to review Electoral Bill

19 jerry cans of petrol concealed in caskets seized in Ogun

Hate speech, social media bills dangerous attacks on freedom of expression, says Amnesty International

Police, declaring Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer wanted, a plot to kill actualization ‘ IPOB

Why Senate has not constituted Constitution Review Committee ‘ Lawan

Coordinator seeks probe of Amnesty programme activities

Adopt cooperative federalism, not restructuring, Agbakoba tells Nigerians

Court dismisses suits challenging Magu’s appointment as EFCC chair

2019 budget: No allocation for constituency projects to Justice Ministry

Reps urge FG to conduct national census by end of 2020

APC wants to cripple opposition ‘ PDP



Govt to blacklist foreign schools issuing fake degrees

UNIZIK alumni targets one-year-one project

How firms STEM investment is supporting out-of-school pupils

School awards N9m scholarship to six pupils

Buhari approves appointment of nine permanent secretaries

Fed Govt files N135b fraud charge against Ifeanyi Ubah

Senate seeks tighter security countrywide

Oil service industry battling lack of projects, operational costs

Focus on gas development, Kyari tells PETAN

NBET/GenCos dispute may worsen power sector woes

Gas explosion injures three in Lagos hotel

Alleged Malabu oil fraud: Court to hear Adokes motion challenging FGs charge

Why Senate has not constituted Constitutional Review Committee Lawan

South Africas Desmond Tutu hospitalised due to stubborn infection

Anambra community proscribes secret societies, banishes masquerades

Kano Assembly in rowdy session over Gandujes new emirates bill

Reps committee to support NAMA on facility upgrades, funding

Oil discovery in Gongola Basin would create jobs Kyari

US Consulate partners project enable Africa to create tech solutions for PWD

UPDATED: Senate will pass budget Thursday, says Lawan

JUST IN: Edo Speaker declares 14 seats vacant


INEC begs monarchs to sensitise subjects attitudinal change

Breaking: Edo Assembly declares 12 seats vacant

Enugu Assembly calls for revival of town criers in rural areas

Reps urge FG to conduct national census before end of 2020

Minimum wage: Jigawa to commence payment in December

Ifeanyi Ubahs alleged fraud case adjourned Feb. 13

Hate Speech Bill: Ahmed Lawan replies HURIWA

Mugabe died without leaving a will- Family

U.S. presidential election: Kamala Harris exits 2020 race, citing lack of cash

Record 168m people need humanitarian assistance in 2020 UN report

China criticises U.S. for passing Uighur bill

Nigeria needs to be placed on worlds map of technology, says engineer who produced sport car

Court upholds Magus stay as acting EFCC chairman

Tribunal fixes Dec 18 for CAC registrars arraignment at tribunal

Senate may order arrest of NIMASA DG, Peterside

Why Senate has not constituted Constitutional Review Committee Lawan

New natural spices nature first hit market

APC plot for one-party state coup against democracy PDP

Edo assembly declares seats of absentee lawmakers vacant

Breaking: AFN breaks away from Nigeria sports ministry

TV ad spend to fall under $65bn in 2019, says global report

Dangote Refinerys 650,000 daily productions good example of local content- Wabote

Q3 2019: Stanbic IBTC attracts $1.63m capital investment into Nigeria

Nigeria risks losing market share in international gas market-NLNG


PDP alleges plot to upturn Makinde’s victory at Supreme Court

Stakeholders to step up campaign against campus cultism

Niger to reabsorb dropouts as enrolment soars in basic schools

UNILAG patents 11 inventions in 18 months

NGO empowers FCT youths on capacity development

Sex for marks: Ibadan Poly threatens to fire lecturers

Insecurity threatens nomadic education in Kaduna, says official

Buhari vows to ensure Liberia’s stability

Americans ignorant of world affairs, survey shows

U.S. court rules banks must hand over Trump financial records

Reps urge banks to halt casualisation, convert core casual staff to permanent

Edo Assembly declares 12 members-elect seats vacant

Reps call for review of agreements between oil coys, host communities

Kwara govt, former speak clash over siphoned N5bn allegation

Senate increases local contractors mobilization fee to 30%

At Ogun Assembly, it is 4 lawmakers to one toilet ‘ Speaker

How oil discovery in the North would boost job creation ‘ Kyari

Yuletide: DPR begins fuel monitoring, surveillance activities

Bandits from Katsina, Zamfara taken over Niger towns ‘ Senators

Senate receives final report of 2020 budget

PDP protesters storm Abuja, demands justice over Kogi women leader’s murder

Bello presents N176.12b 2020 Kogi budget

Air Peace pledges improved flight services, named airline of the year


Saraki Vs EFCC: Prosecution Or Persecution

How Ishaku Is Transforming Taraba State For Greatness

Death Penalty For Hate Speech Is Barbaric ‘Nwoye

Nigeria Among Top Countries Affected By Spam Calls, SMS Globally

NRC Boss Justifies Favouritism In Ticket Sales


Balarabe: Nigeria risks a social revolution if

Senate raises 2020 budget by N450bn, Reps N260bn

Court orders AGF to recover pensions from senators, ministers

NNPC subsidiary, IDSL’s revenues hit N32.133bn in 3 years

Edo Assembly declares vacant seats of 12 members-elect

FG slams N135bn fraud charge on Senator Ubah, Capital Oil

N322.91bn life annuity boosts pension fund outlook

Otedola, Zenith donate N400m to Lagos Security Trust Fund


FG restates commitment to partner with grains farmers

Maritime: Shippers Council holds summit on anti-corruption

125 heads of MDA’s to face prosecution over failure to comply with IT regulations

Equity market remains bearish, sheds N3bn

Despite ASUU insistence, IPPIS enrollment continues

Nigeria’s $29.96bn infrastructure loan

Court to FG: Recover pensions from Akpabio, Amaechi, Fashola; Adamu, Goje, Shettima, Okorocha, others too

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