Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday October 15, 2018

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria risks deeper financial crisis over new $2.8bn debt, minimum wage hike

Unclaimed dividends rise despite e-dividend initiative

Why National Assembly must expedite approval of over N1.2trn EEG claims

Ahmed now president of MAN

Pension stakeholders call for increased compliance to ensure sustainability of the CPS

We have developed first indigenous switches, sockets, says Tranos MD

Emerging Africa Capital Group appoints Nike Akande group chairman



Debts: Nigeria has room to borrow more, says minister

NERC considers limiting estimated billing by power firms

Stable exchange rate best choice for Nigeria Emefiele

Innoson to EFCC: Follow due process in Chukwumas prosecution

Contributory pension assets rise to N8.33tn

Travel ban: Yoruba youths fault Buhari for excluding Omisore, Obanikoro

Travel ban will hurt economy, says Atiku

Fayose leaves Ekiti for Abuja, says he wont flee

Primaries: Aggrieved APC reps to decide next move after appeal panel decision

Accept Obi as Atikus running mate, Jonathan tells South-East PDP leaders

We’ll support Atiku to victory in 2019 Wike

Go to court, Presidency tells critics of travel ban on 50 Nigerians

Buhari ll sweep South-East despite Obis nomination Nwosu

Boko Haram used 43 children for suicide bombing in 2018 UN

2019: Dont intimidate voters, editors warn politicians, security agents

Leah Sharibu important than 2019 campaign, Christian group tells FG

Army confirms killing of soldier by unknown persons in Edo

Executive Order 6 not a political weapon Presidency

Troops neutralise bandit, arrest informant in Kaduna State

Travel ban: Most cases predate Buharis administration Presidency

West African countries collaborate to interlink payment system

BREAKING: Two soldiers die, 12 others injured in mine blasts Military

Why I dont care about my travel ban Fani-Kayode

Libya uncovers 35 more bodies at mass grave

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

Stray bullet kills bystander as hoodlums attack Tambuwal in Sokoto

Siblings in forex scam as 3,500 investors demand N2bn deposits

ICRC decries Boko Harams 24-hour deadline on abducted healthcare workers



NDLEA Nabs 4,736, Intercepts 80 tonnes of Drugs in Eight Months

Lekki Port Lauds Buhari’s Directive on Connectivity to Seaports

Afenifere Reveals How Obasanjo was Persuaded to Back Atiku

Abaribe Backs Obi’s Nomination as Atiku’s Running mate

Amnesty Office Denies Owing Idahosa Varsity Graduands under Scholarship

Probe Obono-Obla’s Alleged Certificate Forgery, Group Calls on Buhari

Afenifere: Travel Ban, Beginning of Dictatorship in Nigeria

FG Canvasses Measures to Tackle Critical Human Capital Challenges

C’River APC Accuses Minister of Working for Ayade’s Re-election

Fayose: I’m Ready for EFCC’s Invitation


FG to borrow $2.8bn with Eurobond

Defaulters of local content law to lose 5% on contract sum

2019: PDP South East caucus, MASSOB okay Atiku/Obi ticket

Guild of Editors condemns vote-buying, election fraud

VP slot: Ebonyi residents, Igbo groups laud Atiku’s choice of Obi

Lawyers to Buhari: Travel ban, coup against Democracy

All presidential candidates put together won’t be able to unseat Buhari ‘ Joe Igbokwe, Lagos APC publicity secretary

2019: My fears about the police ‘ Abubakar Tsav, ex-Lagos Police Commissioner

Why Northern youths won’t support Buhari in 2019 ‘ Shettima, AYCF president

Nigerians need restructuring, reconciliation ‘ Gana, ex-information minister

APC not working for free, fair elections in 2019

Failure at primary poll: Ambode’s kinsmen threaten protest vote against APC in 2019



ICRC appeals for release of abducted health workers, Leah

Lifeforte wins Loya Milk secondary schools swimming competition

Oyedepo explains role in Obasanjo, Atiku reconciliation meeting

Agency asks activists to stop campaigns against GMOs

Report proves Nigeria can eradicate poverty with agriculture

Military kills bandits, recovers arms in Kaduna

800,000 People Will Die By Suicide This Year- Lady Gaga, WHO



APC moves to reverse INEC ban on Zamfara

Allow votes to count in 2019, Editors charge INEC

Attacks on Journalists: Kwara NUJ threatens to boycott coverage of political parties

Flood: Bayelsa communities allege govt neglect

Okada youths, UNIBEN students back Idahosa

Jonathan begs S-East to accept Atiku’s choice of running mate

Travel ban : We won’t publish names of those banned ‘ Presidency

FAMILY PLANNING: Kogi lowest in contraceptive usage in Middle Belt ‘ USAID

Abia pipeline explosion: 150 dead; security operatives collected N1,000 from each person to scoop ‘ Monarchs

Lagos important to black race, says Salis, AD gov candidate

Ezekwesili challenges Buhari to 20 hours debate

FG fixes Dec 31 next year for final review of DISCOs’ performance

SEC allays fears on market performance ahead of general election

Allow the courts to impose travel ban on suspected looters! by Falana

Jonathan begs South East zone to accept Atiku’s choice of running mate

60,000 children below 5 years die of diarrhea every year in Nigeria ‘ WaterAid


C/River Factional APC Calls For Oshiomhole’s Resignation

Obaseki Launches Agric Cluster For Farmers

Travel Ban: BCO Knocks Critics, Says Corruption Fighting Back

ASUU Urges EFCC To Make Findings On UniIlorin Public

Police Vow To Rid Kwara Of Thugs

PDP’s Protest Over APC’s Victory In Plateau Ridiculous

Obi’s Rejection By S’East PDP Govs Embarrassment To Igbo ‘ IPAF

Amnesty Office Not Owing Graduands Under Scholarship At BIU

South East Group Pledges 5m Votes For PMB’s Re-election

Only 1 Out Of 6 Nigerian Seaports Connected By Rail

BEDC Signs MoU On Mini-Grid Project In Franchise Areas

Fayose Departs Ekiti, Tells People Not To Worry About Him

2019: Imo APGA Guber Aspirant, Amuchie Urges Supporters To Remain Calm

2019: APC House of Reps Candidate Thanks Party, Calls For Cooperation

World Bank Urges Support For Green Sukuk Financing Scheme

Ghana’s Closure Of Over 400 Nigerian Shops Worrisome ‘ FG

Okorocha, Not Uzodinma, Causing Crisis In APC ‘ Imo Elders

10m Nigerians To Benefit From N-Power By 2023 ‘ Presidency

IMF, World Bank, End Meetings With Call To Brace For Risks

Allegation Of Financial Inducement Against Shehu Sani Mischievous ‘ Aide



Experts seek clarification on Executive Order to combat money laundering, tax evasion

22 killed as truck carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

Obaseki launches agric cluster for 3000 farmers, activates food sufficiency plan

Falana asks Buhari to withdraw travel ban on 50 Nigerians

Over 15 cultists denounce membership in Enugu

Poll: Forget 2019 presidency, Save Lagos Group tells Buhari

Nigeria has failed in indices of nationhood ‘ Cleric

Ortom denies plan to get N10 billion loan

Flood: Anambra holding centres record 17 childbirth in 3weeks

Kwara APC reps aspirants petition Oshiomhole, Osunbor over non-release of election results



Buhari defends travel ban on 50 VIPs as row grows

CBN targets stable exchange rate to protect Nairas strength

Travel ban: I have been acquitted, says Bafarawa

It’ll lead to capital flight, recession, says Atiku campaign group

Falana, SERAP, ANN urge withdrawal of travel ban

NYSC: Presidency considers Shittus fate

False accusation: Ganduje sues medium for defamation

IS, Boko Haram threaten to kill health workers, Leah in 24 hours

Presidential running mate: Obis choice splits Southeast

Pipeline explosion: dont sweep anything under the carpet

Boko Haram: Red Cross raises alarm over abducted healthcare workers

60,000 children below 5 years die of diarrhea every year in Nigeria

20 killed in Edo cult clash

Ekiti: Fayose ends tenure in tears, says he will be back

Polytechnics lecturers accuse FG of intimidation, issue 21-day strike notice

I have no plans to dump APC, says ex-DSS Boss

Edo journalist seeks help to treat wifes cancer

Anambra man defiles neighbors 12-year old daughter

Ohanaeze Youths commend Atiku for choosing Igbo son as running mate

Stable exchange rate best choice for Nigeria Emefiele

Police confirm one dead in attack on Tambuwals motorcade

CORRUPTION TRAVEL BAN: Dasuki, Badeh, Daniel, Amosu, Yuguda, 45 others top travel ban list



EEDC decries increased damage of its facilities by reckless drivers

Obaseki launches agric cluster for 3000 farmers

We’ll fight against casualisation of workers with our last blood NUPENG

TAM congratulates Sanwo-Olu, tasks him on reviving abandoned projects

Ex-council boss gives government blue-print for economic development

Atiku 2019: S/East group warns opposition to Peter Obis choice, says antic will be counterproductive

Abia pipeline explosion: Death toll rises to 60

Gov Ganduje threatens legal action over bribe video

Weve sustain stability in foreign exchange market CBN Gov

Peter Obis choice as Atikus VP divides SEast PDP

N-Power Programmell train 10m graduates by 2023 Osinbajo

2019 Election: PDP panicking over imminent defeat APC


Sokoto gov’ship: Farouk Yabo emerges APC candidate’s running mate

Makarfi: I’m not planning to run for Senate

Atiku a formidable candidate ‘ APC chieftain

Travel ban: BCO chides Buhari critics

Restraining order on Kaduna central primary vacated ‘ Uba Sani

Why we can’t achieve Jan-Dec budget circle next year ‘ FG

Presidency disowns names of 50 persons on travel ban

Buhari’s policies chasing away investors ‘ Atiku

Polytechnics teachers issue 21-day strike ultimatum

Desire for peace is universal, not conditional ‘ Archbishop Welby

B’Haram threatens to kill another Rann health worker

No regret backing Tambuwal for PDP presidential ticket ‘ Wike

Plateau crisis: Lalong employs 350 for information gathering

Buhari: We’re eliminating all forms of criminalities

Death toll rises to 20 after suicide bombings in southern Somalia

Emir Sanusi worries over low immunization completion in Kano

FG rejects IMF’s recommendation on taxes

Pension fund infrastructure investments rose by 600% in 20 months ‘ Dahir-Umar

Airlines, banks, others lose N3bn to MMA2 shutdown

FG saves huge funds from public finance reforms, says Accountant-General

TCN staff accuses association of interference, spending N500m fund

FG to invest more in human capital development ‘ Minister

Obi-Atiku pairing can’t deny Buhari south east votes ‘ Uche Nwosu

I’m not planning to contest for Senate ‘ Makarfi

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