Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 6 December, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Weak property right threatens capital inflow, investment into Nigeria ‘ Utomi

Moody’s hammers Nigeria, changes outlook to negative

2019 Budget: No allocation for constituency projects to justice ministry

Banks’ bad loans slide to 4yr-low as oil and gas firms come good

Finance Bill: Implications of new tax regime on different sectors of Nigeria’s economy

Aba manufacturers need better infrastructure to succeed



Poor school enrolment boosting insurgency, says Atiku

INEC seeks cooperation in exposing electoral fraud

Border closurell protect our productive industry Emir Sanusi

Katsina judiciary imposes dress code on workers

ADC chairman advises INEC officials on self-assessment

NSCDC smashes syndicate diverting educational kits

Bauchi govs wife secures eight prison inmates release

Melaye heads to tribunal Monday, gets PDPs support

Xerxes breached $41m Abuja Disco funding CEC Africa

Nigeria, others plan additional 500,000bpd oil production cut

Zamfara emirs oppose transfer of police commissioner

NIMASA working on release of kidnapped seafarers

In Nigeria, book publishing is risky business Gbemi Shasore

FG to conduct qualifying examination for 77,827 teachers

NAFDAC warns against sale of toxic chemicals

Lagos school awards N9m scholarships to six pupils

Inflation may rise in coming months, LCCI warns

Six million Nigerians join rice producers, says FG

Nigeria named among highest new users of bitcoin

Debt servicing takes N2.7tn as NAssembly passes N10.6tn budget

Genuine motor insurance covers decline by 1.8 million

Discos: Uncertainty over NEC-ordered investigation by govs

Umar becomes CBNs director of currency operations

Fiscal commission cautions MDAs against moribund projects

T-bills: FG to pay investors N847.43m in Q1 2020

Ekiti varsity sacks 600 over illegal appointment, others

Alleged falsehood: Court forecloses prosecution in Melayes trial

NNPC blames vandals for Lagos pipeline fire

LG marriage registrars accuse FG of disobeying court orders

29 die, 20 injured as South Sudan clans clash over Nile Island

Boko Haram militants kidnap 21 civilians in Cameroon


Sanwo-Olu Unveils N250m Seed Capital for Tech Start-Ups in Lagos

Umar Now CBN Director of Currency Operations

FCMB Seeks Enhanced Synergy to Combat Financial Crimes

FG Urged to Evolve Inter-modal Transportation System to Boost Economy

South West PDP Accuses Presidency of Plot to Upturn Makindes Victory

No National Federation Has Right of Autonomy, Says Sports Ministry

Catholic Priest Slumps, Dies During Football Match With Colleagues

Eight Discos Know Fate of Licence on Saturday

At Last, DSS Complies with Court Order, Releases Sowore, Bakare

2019 Budget: Justice Ministry Has No Allocation for Constituency Projects, Says Apata

2023: Igbo Alone Cannot Make Themselves President, Says Okorocha

Lawan Urges Service Chiefs to Repel Attacks, Assault by Bandits

Court Saves 21 States Billions, Orders AGF to Recover Pension from Ex-Govs

FG Seeks Ways to Curb Spread of Cancer


2023: People should vote for competence and not ethnicity ‘Adindu Nnana

Security of lives, property my priorities ‘Oyetola

INEC shifts 28 rerun elections to January

Update:Oshiomhole absent as Buhari, APC govs meet in Aso Rock

Auditor-General uncovers irregularities in NPA’s N7.5bn contract award

AuGF: FIRS fails to remit N23 billion tax refund

INEC shifts 28 rerun elections to January next year

Insecurity: Rivers Assembly calls for establishment of Amphibious Operation Sting

Constituents, party chieftains, others hail sack of absentee Edo lawmakers-elect

CJ charges BEDC to connect correctional facilities to national grid

Insecurity:Rivers Assembly calls for establishment of amphibious operation sting


Delta government goes tough on Illegal education levies as police kill alleged notorious robber

Two feared dead in Lagos pipeline explosion

EFCC arrests suspected fraud kingpin, 26 others in Lagos

DPR seals NNPC filling station for flouting safety standards

Sudan says it captured six Boko Haram suspects

Boko Haram kidnap 21 civilians in north Cameroon

14 people, including two aid workers, kidnapped in Nigeria

Security operatives harass journalists as Kano Assembly passes new Emirates bill

Alleged Indian rape victim set on fire on way to court hearing


INEC to conduct 28 outstanding court-ordered re-run in January 2020

Oya 2019: Yoruba Language, content of liberation, Aare Adams

Embattled Plateau PDP Chairman, Sango resigns

BREAKING: Court finds ex-Gov Orji Kalu guilty of fraud

Fire Service rescues one from fire disaster, while 2 others injured in Lagos

UPDATED: DSS releases Sowore, Bakare from detention

77,000 to write Teachers’ professional exams in December ‘ Official

Two FUTO students ‘wrongly deported’ from Croatia to Bosnia

Pension Laws: FG will comply with court ruling ‘ Malami

Alleged Land Fraud: How I paid N2.3m into Kwara TV GM’s account ‘ Witness

Man arrested for giving neighbour fake bulletproof charm

Reckless driver kills 80-year-old grandmother in Ondo

Women storm court, protest half-naked over Sowore’s continued detention

2023: Tinubu, Atiku best Presidents Nigeria may never have ‘ Ohanaeze youths Council

Sowore: We have not violated court order ‘ DSS

Senate tells IGP to reduce checkpoints on federal highways

Alleged falsehood: Abuja court forcloses prosecution in Melaye’s trial

Reps C’ttee demands explanation on IGR spending by PENCOM


Soil Erosion: Nigeria needs N194b to restore degraded soil by 2030

Buhari, APC governors meet in Aso Rock

Tambuwal inaugurates 5 man committee on Ease of Doing Business

Banditry: Senate tasks IGP to ensure police patrol across Nigeria

I have never collected pension from Rivers govt ‘ Rotimi Amaechi

Ibadan-Lagos rail line not fully ready, journey took 3 hours ‘ Reporter’s diary

BREAKING: DSS releases Sowore, Bakare on bail after 125 days in detention

Nigerian family facing deportation fear threatens to die if

INEC absolves self from electoral violence, flaws in Kogi elections

INEC to conduct 28 rerun elections in one day

NIPOST to retain sales, collection of stamp duty proceeds ‘ Senate


Oil blocks ownership register will curb graft

NDLEA seizes 3,688kg illicit drugs in Oyo

Air Force conducts Operation Buje Ekun in Osun

APC governors seek synergy, collaboration for Next Level

NIPOST workers protest over N50 stamp duty collection by FIRS

SON, UK sign MoU on export, import standard requirements

Seplats non-Nigerian CEO appointment legitimate, says NCDMB

AfCFTA: we will not allow smuggling to continue, says Fed Govt

Six former governors who have been jailed for corruption

INEC sets January 25, 2020 for 28 rerun elections

JUST IN: Ekiti varsity sacks over 900 workers

Police inspector shoots man to death at Lagos club

NSCDC recovers diverted UNICEF school materials, others in Borno

Early 2020 Budget passage: Nigerians are ultimate beneficiaries APC


Senate, Reps pass 2020 budget, increase to 10.59trn

Troops rescue women and children as Boko Haram suffer defeat in Mafa LGA

Just In: Kano Assembly approves creation of additional emirates

Aba residents hail Orji Kalus 12-year prison sentence

Orji Kalus conviction: We are disappointed, angry with judgment APC

SERAP, others hail ex-Gov. Orji Uzor Kalus prison sentence

Ive never collected one kobo as pension from Rivers Amaechi

Lagos needs 1000 doctors to address shortage Guild

INEC absolves self from electoral violence, flaws in Kogi elections

Kalus conviction shows Buharis sincerity BMO

Peaceful election requires stakeholders to play by the rules -NCMP

Alleged falsehood: court forecloses prosecution in Melayes trial

2019 budget: N15.2 bn has been so far released to fund NHIS Ehanire


APC crises: 13 govs meet Buhari in villa, silent on outcome

INEC to conduct 28 rerun elections in January

Why I resigned as Plateau PDP chair ‘ Sango

Transition c’ttee not meant to probe Dickson ‘ Lyon

IPAC to Niger SIEC: Returning officer’s disappearance not enough to cancel poll

Edo Assembly: We’ll obey lawful resolution on 14 members-elect ‘ INEC

Why Tinubu should succeed Buhari in 2023 ‘ Gbajabiamila’s aide

2023: Igbo leaders meet in Abuja January

77,827 teachers to write qualifying exams

2 die, many injured as NNPC pipeline explodes in Lagos

How Ajanaku, others persuaded me to contest for President ‘ Obasanjo

29 people die as South Sudan clans clash over Nile Island

Fuel supply not affected by Lagos pipeline fire ‘ NNPC

Our partners defaulted in $41m Abuja DisCo funding ‘ CECA

N400bn pension liabilities lawmakers laments

Premium Pension’s assets hit N700bn

INEC to hold 28 re-run elections in January 2020

Fuel supply to persist despite Lagos pipeline fire ‘ NNPC

DPR seals NNPC Uyo for discharging while selling petrol

Former VP Atiku, storms Senate to attend varsity public hearing

Major oil producers in Vienna for difficult output talks

Delta Assembly jerks up 2020 budget by N6.2 billion


*Human rights group decries growing spate of war crimes by IPOB, IMN*

*Centre chides Red Cross over alleged missing persons in northeast, warns against promoting terrorists’ propaganda*

Edo APC Crisis: Assembly declares 14 seats vacant

Gov Sule, present #100.519,956,857Billion, 2020 Budget appropriation for inclusive development

Nigeria should end importation of petrol engine cars by 2030 ‘ ERA


South West Clerics Move Against Corruption

Badagry Lawmaker Commissions Constituency offices, Empowers Traders

Ekiti To Create Social Media Platform For Victims Of Rape

Lagos To Commence Upgrade Of V/I ‘Lekki Roads

Why I Disagreed With Bode George On Lagos PDP Chairmanship ‘Shelle

As Edo Assembly Wields Big Stick On ‘Absconded’ Members-Elect

Nobody Should Create Problem Between Buhari, Osinbajo ‘ Nwosu

Outrageous Pension Packages For Ex-Governors, Deputies


Buhari, APC govs meet in Aso Rock, keep mum

NASS, constituency projects and ‘wasted’ N1trn

Erectile dysfunction increases risk of heart health

MDAs commit N26.6bn expenditure, payment infractions ‘ AGF

APC: Early budget passage’ll fast-track development

FG prioritising development projects, says Agba

ABD Energy Solutions’ CEO to be arraigned for N2.9bn fraud

NDDC: Groups demand Nwaoboshi’s prosecution over corruption charges


Senate passes N10.33tr 2020 budget today

Buhari launches revised National Security Strategy

Stamp duty: Reps query commercial banks over questionable remittances

FEC approves N4.852bn for roads in Kwara, Osun states

Why constitution review C’ttee yet to take off -Lawan

Millions of property destroyed, as fire razes down building in Minna

Gov. Badaru signs N30,000 minimum wage agreement

Buhari pays glowing tribute, bids David-West farewell


Nigeria’s salvation lies in education

IPPIS: ASUU, AGF, national service

Govt to blacklist foreign schools issuing fake degrees

NIMASA donates instructional material to Okene school

Arms network: Foundation partners on children’s education

Nigeria’s higher education sector over populated ‘Atiku

US election: John Kerry endorses Biden for president

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