Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 25 December, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


FG laments high infant mortality rate, low immunisation coverage

APC blames PDP, wants activists attackers probed

Wike rejects PDP intervention, asks Dickson to quit party

Stakeholders seek to tackle malaria

Identify, support talented engineering students, Yabatech alumni plead

Young farmers venturing into neglected gold mine

Firms to focus less on profitability in 2020 Report

Akeredolu advises pregnant women to get residency cards

FG suspends REA MD, orders NBET boss to quit

NASS budget renovation of shame

Misconduct: CIPMN sets up tribunal to try members

Travelling abroad does not guarantee surviving cancer Lawal

Group warns against treating tuberculosis with local herbs

DSS releases Omoyele Sowore

Court charges rights activist with money laundering

SERAP hails Sowores release, wants Agba Jalingo freed

Ministry disbursed N10.4bn debt without due process Report

FG sets up EIA panel on 1,350MW plant

Consumer agency stops N50 charge on PoS transactions

Govtll replace old gas cylinders nationwide, says Sylva

DPR warns fuel stations against sharp practices

Gombe Assembly passes N130.8bn 2020 budget

FG is poor in policy articulation Kukah

At last, the General bows: Buhari frees Dasuki, Sowore after massive public outrage

Gunmen attack Jonathans residence, Buhari, Lawan lament

Why we placed Nigeria on watch list US

We are always praying for you, Leah Sharibus mum tells daughter in Christmas message

Sanwo-Olu, Ishaku, Wike, other govs advocate peace, love, charity

70% varsity workers enrolled on IPPIS, says FG

Hard times will pass, CAN tells Nigerians

ACourt stops remand of BPE boss jailed for contempt

APC gives Akinlade, Amosun loyalists conditions to rejoin party

Prevent economic bondage, Olumakaiye tells FG

Buhari calls Jonathan, says Otuoke gun attack tragic, unfortunate

Christmas: Buhari appeals to terrorists, kidnappers to repent

Bees attack players, officials, disrupt football match in Tanzania

Human rights abuse: My conscience is clear, Buhari tells US envoy

FG orders NBET boss to quit


FG Urged to Adopt Agric Mechanisation

2019: Stock Market Heads for another Negative Performance

Social Media Bill, Attempt to Muzzle Free Speech, Says CDD

CBN: N50 PoS Charge to be Paid by Businesses Not Customers

Fresh Electricity Workers Strike Looms as Unions Dispute Deepens

The Delayed NLNG Train 7 FID


APC won’t impose Buhari’s successor ‘Bulama

Traditional institution new role in Lalong’s govt throws up posers

APC, PDP, Owie, Ikponmwen, Ozekhome condemn attack

In my second term, I must be feared ‘ Ayade

Wike rejects PDP intervention in feud with Dickson

Cellutant poised to fix agric value chain with innovative technology

NCC recommits to promoting ICT innovations

Ventra Consult to address digital skills gap

OPPO to invest $7bn in R&D for smart technology

Paris Club refund: EFCC to prosecute Hedge Fund Securities over alleged diversion

Fake drugs: Lagos medicine dealers get Dec. 31, 2020 deadline to shutdown

CBN gets N13.97trn deposits from public sector, banks

NNPC’s 1,350mw power project vital for economic development, says FG

Christmas: Makinde preaches love, Christ-like lifestyle

Defunct NITEL: Sonmolu family takes possession of land

Abductors of monarch’s wife, children demand N60m ransom

South East economic summit highlights regional devt

Kingship tussle: Tension in Awka as govt raises the alarm over security threats

No plans to divert $70m AfDB loan -Ebonyi govt

Nigerian awaiting deportation commits suicide in US immigration custody

CSR: Access Bank donates 66 laptops to children in underserved communities



Fare hike compounding hardship, travellers lament

Frivolous petitions, unsubstantiated graft allegation hurt Nigerian football in 2019

Nigeria far from economic diversification despite gloomy oil fortunes

Minister restates commitment to NDDC’s forensic audit

Manufacturers still frustrated by inadequate access to power, forex

Government should hands-off power completely, urges NCPN

Nigeria’s huge maritime potential remain untapped

DSS releases Omoyele Sowore

APC demands probe of attack on Jonathan’s Otuoke country home

FG ban businesses from deducting N50 service charge for POS payment

Police arrest two kidnappers after burying 11-year-old boy alive

Saudi verdict on Khashoggi condemned globally but backed by US

FG orders Sowore, Dasuki release from detention

Two killed, 13 injured in Boko Haram attack on military checkpoint

Police warn against use of firecrackers at Christmas

PDP governorship aspirant joins APC

Iran arrests family of young man killed in ‘riots

Armed men attack Jonathan’s hometown, kill one soldier


SEREDEC gets more serious with S-East infrastructure, human capital development

Ndume: Why Buhari can’t appoint new service chiefs

Devt expert calls for agric intervention for survivors of insurgency

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick severs last ties to company

Minister orders NBET chief to step down

DPR seals 9 filling stations in Sokoto

Okowa condemns attack on Jonathan

DSS bows to Malami’s order, releases Sowore

Buhari to U.S. Ambassador: ‘I sit here with a clear conscience, honouring my oath of office

Sowore: APC says PDP hiding under CSOs to launch attacks

Breaking: Gunmen escape with 2 bodies, kill 2 soldiers attached to Jonathan

SERAP petitions UN over violent attacks on protesters in Abuja

Nabena hails judgement reversing disqualification of Bayelsa Deputy Governor-elect

Nigeria earns N5trn from oil in 11 months

Nigeria’s 4th industrial revolution policies’re in the right direction ‘ Dumont, Microsoft COO

Unhealthy workplace fuels hypertension, chronic illness ‘ Fabanwo

IGP approves deployment of 2 AIGs, 7 Commissioners

Imo Assembly passes N197bn Appropriation Bill for 2020

Our agitation is not just for Biafra but for betterment of all trapped in this government ‘ IPOB

Christmas: Forgive one another, Reps minority leader, Elumelu urges Nigerians

CHRISTMAS: Ex-Delta Speaker, Ochei preaches love, forgiveness, tolerance

BREAKING: DSS releases Dasuki from detention

Lagos First Lady promises to prioritise children’s welfare

Lawan condemns attack on Jonathan’s home

Dasuki, Sowore’s release from custody, FG’s Christmas gift to Nigerians ‘ CAN


Ebonyi lawmaker supports Buhari’s approval of N37bn for National Assembly’s renovation

Mixed feelings in Sokoto over FG’s release of Dasuki, Sowore

UPDATE: Buhari orders SSS to release Dasuki, Sowore on bail

Why Nigeria must not miss out in multi billion dollars global LNG market

N30,000 Minimum wage: Gombe gov constitutes negotiation committee

IGP approves deployment of two AIGs, seven commissioners of police

Ikpeazu signs 2020 appropriation bill into law

FG sacks NBET MD, suspends REA boss

Christmas: Gbajabiamila, Wase, Elumelu ask Nigerians to pray for continuous unity, peace

Christmas: ACF asks Nigerians to embrace teachings of Jesus Christ

Christmas: Be hopeful despite harsh economic conditions, PDP tells Nigerians

Buhari condoles with Kogi governor over sister’s death

Dasuki, Sowore release won’t change anything ‘ PDP

Russian journalist out of job after asking Putin question

Wike rejects PDP’s reconciliation moves, calls for Dickson’s resignation


Thieves return items stolen during Edo market fire

Man held for issuing dud cheque

APC condemns attack on protesters at NHRC office

Court merges Atikus lawyers, son-in-laws money laundering cases

IGP deploys two AIGs

NSCIA knocks CAN, U.S. over religious watch-list

Continue mentoring professionals, Buhari tells Abiodun Adeniyi at 80

Be wary of one-sided intelligence, Buhari cautions U.S.

Presidency: Sowore not arrested for his media role

Sowore, Dasuki freed from DSS custody

SERAP commends FG over release of Sowore, Dasuki

Fayemi salutes Buhari over Dasuki, Sowores release

Court merges Atikus son-in-law, lawyers money laundering cases

CAN to FG: Cushion effect of economic hardship

Alleged murder: Whistle blower demand justice for Sokoto teenager

Gunmen kidnap Ondo monarchs wife, daughters, driver


CBN urges Nigerians not to pay N50 PoS transaction charges

Breaking: Dasuki finally walks free after 4 years in detention

BREAKING: Buhari govt finally releases Sowore

Army troops dislodge ISWAP terrorists, kill top commander, others in Borno, Yobe

FRSC advises travellers to report errant drivers

Barcelona prepare fresh bid for Neymar

Banks assure customers of prompt ATM services in festive season

Restiveness: Kukah seeks increased deradicalisation campaign

Has the US ever seen anything good about our country’ MURIC

Fraudster parades self as my wife, buys on credit Osun deputy gov

If anyone deserves to be tried for crimes its Buharis govt, not Zakzaky IMN

Queen Elizabeth stresses reconciliation after `quite bumpy 2019


Abductors of Ondo monarch’s wife, children, demand N60m ransom

Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 3000 personnel in FCT

NBET boss sacked over complaints, faces probe

Stock market closes for Xmas with loss

Fuel at border: We’ll sustain monitoring for total compliance ‘ DPR

Fuel: DPR seals nine filling stations in Sokoto over irregularities

NNPC begins environment impact assessment for 1350MW Abuja power plant

Oil wells: Wike rejects PDP’s move to end feud with Dickson

Anambra int’l airport to be delivered in 15 months time says APGA national chairman

You are responsible for PDP defeat in Bayelsa, Wike replies Dickson

PDP moves to broker peace between Dickson, Wike

Crisis looms in APC as Amosun loyalists return to APC

Labour leader faults ex-presidential candidate for flouting rule of law

CNPP backs Malami on probe of 22 ex-governors

Cross River postpones LG polls

Oshiomhole exposed his incapacity during primaries ‘ Okechukwu


2020 UTME/DE: No Candidate Will Be Put Under Pressure, Says JAMB

UNILAG Harbours No Fake Professor ‘ Ogundipe

Education In A’Ibom Free But Not Qualitative ‘ NUT

Family Planning: Increased Budgets, Prompt Release Would Make Nigerian Woman Give Birth By Choice ‘ Ajah

NNPC, Chevron Gas-To-Liquid Project To Fetch Nigeria $2bn Annually

Oil Price Rises On Supply Cut Pledges, Slow Return Of Gulf Field

Consumers Kick Against N50 Stamp Duty POS Charge

Fidelity Bank Comes Tops In KPMG SME Customer Experience Survey


Banks borrowing from CBN window decline by 107.5%

Nigeria’s food security hangs on mechanised farming

LCC not raising toll fare, but going full cashless on Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

APPEALS project: Lagos to boost poultry, aquaculture production

Echo MFB targets N1bn capital for State licence in 2020

The caring organisation ‘ building a business with a soul

A TIN for your bank account

Obi Ozor, Kobo360 boss honoured at CNBC awards


Buhari to criminals: Retrace your steps or face consequences

Ayelala forces looters to return traders’ goods in Edo

Political repression, intolerance unhealthy to democracy ‘ Atiku

Wike rejects PDP’s intervention, seeks Dickson’s resignation

N50 POS charges: Report cases of violation, Commission tells consumers

NLC to govs: Negotiations on new wage must end Dec 31

UK Charity Commission indicts Christ Embassy over ‘suspicious’ transactions

Nigerian facing deportation commits suicide in U.S.


IPPIS’ll accommodate varsities peculiarities’ ‘ AGF

The fading culture of compromised accreditation process in Nigerian universities

Environment minister lauds NNPC on Abuja IPP project, sets up EIA panel

3 men in court for allegedly hitting IKEDC staff with block

Christmas: EKEDC promises customers steady electricity supply

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