Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday October 17, 2018

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria urged to adopt long-term contracts for oil sales

Africa must create effective policies to drive investments in nutrition

Major transformation taking place in insurance industry

CBN could raise interest rates as inflation rises second successive month

FG retirees stranded over N67bn unpaid pension



Row in Senate over $3.8bn subsidy payment probe

Commercialising indigenous research products for industrialisation

Council to settle FG, states row on mineral titles PwC

Atikus Dubai trip delays PDP presidential campaign council

Ford vehicles to warn drivers of accidents

2019: Lagos residents tired of being under one man, says Jimi Agbaje

Nigeria, othersll gain from US-China trade war

Gandujes bribery videos satanic, says Kano senator

Ex-CBN boss outlines ways to prevent financial crisis

Homeowners Charter applicants to get Cs-of-O Amosun

Inflation rate rises again, now 11.28%

Senate probes $3.5bn subsidy recovery fund allegedly created by NNPC

Why I criticised choice of Peter Obi as Atikus running mate Gov Umahi

Man assaults teachers who flogged daughter

Adeleke files petition, asks tribunal to declare him Osun governor



House of Representatives Appropriates N831bn for 2019 Election

Fayose Honours EFCC’s Invitation over Corruption Allegations

US-Nigeria Council Promises to Attract More Investments

Senate Summons IG over Melaye’s Alleged Death Threat

Adeleke Files Petition at Osun Election Tribunal

CBN Disburses N615bn to Farmers

NERC Moves against Abuse of Estimated Electricity Bills

Analysts Task FG on Growth-enhancing Policies

Senate Probes Alleged Mismanagement Of $3.8bn Subsidy Recovery Fund

Bribe Video: Despite Blackmail, My Blood Pressure Normal, Says Ganduje

FG Insists on In-country EPC Work for $7bn NLNG Train 7 Plant

Global Amnesty Watch Condemns Killing of Aid Worker

BBOG Protests Aid Worker’s Killing, Expresses Fears over Leah Sharibu’s Safety

Ondo Workers, Pensioners Protest Non-payment of Salaries, Pensions

Lagos Crippled by Vested Interests, Says Agbaje

Senate Condemns Killing of Leman by Boko Haram

Conduct Fresh Primaries or Refund our Money, Aspirants Tell Bauchi APC


Executive orders’ll lead to abuse of law, order, Ohanaeze Ndigbo warns

Bolt gets Maltese club’s contract

Senators clash over $3.8bn fuel subsidy

Inflation jumped to 11.28% in September ‘ NBS

Hauwa Liman: In tears, agony, BBOG members protest in Abuja

Boko Haram: Senate summons security chiefs

Buhari, Saraki, Red Cross, Amnesty condemn killing, mourn

2019: l stand with Buhari, says Amosun

Ekiti: I’ll review Fayose’s govt in 100 days ‘ Fayemi

Wike, Ozekhome, Fani-Kayode lead Fayose to EFCC

2019: Saraki leads PDP presidential campaign

Buhari’s travel ban on targeted Nigerians: An extreme panicky measure of desperation (1)

2019: Buhari reassures international community of free and fair elections

We will make Nigeria more attractive to our youths than Europe ‘ Buhari

Police confirm 4 dead in Adamawa mob attack

2018 Felabration: Foreign tourists express enthusiasm for Nigerian culture

CAN commiserates with Muslims, Red Cross, families

Senate condoles with family of slain Red Cross worker

Chemical weapons prohibition law will be passed before June 2019 ‘ FG

Why education, moral decadence is high in Nigeria -Catholic Bishops

Traditional ruler killed, 2 others beheaded in Rivers


Ortom denies endorsing APC guber candidate

10,000 traders benefit from Trader Moni in Ogun

Adeleke files petition at Osun election tribunal

Government to indemnify re-concessioning of Lagos Trade Fair complex

Artists, producers set to dazzle at 2018 MUSON Festival

Nigeria seeks outlawing of safe havens for loot

Senate probes alleged $3.5bn subsidy recovery fund

Did You Know Noise Pollution Hurts Our Health

Naira appreciates against dollar at parallel market

49 year old lady jailed for human trafficking

Online Jewellery Store FF Fine Jewellery Launches Spring Summer 19 Collection

Facebook expands its fact-checking programme to Nigeria with Africa Check and AFP

Fayemi sworn in as Ekiti state governor

FG sues Adeleke, four others over alleged exam malpractice



Despite pockets of opposition, there’s jubilation in S/East over Obi’s nomination

AfCFTA: LCCI, MAN differ on Obasanjo’s remark

Resolve minimum wage issue before Nov, PENGASSAN tells FG, others

Ignore media attacks on Kachikwu, Anioma youths tell Buhari

N4.7b fraud: Fayose storms EFCC, confronted with allegations of money laundering

Ijaw youths vow to seal off DESOPADEC over alleged marginalisation

PDP’s protest against Plateau LGA election condemnable ‘Dati

How pipeline fire roasted over 150 in Aba

Madman’ arrested by Ondo NSCDC destroys his phone after getting N1.5m credit alert

Flood: Navy escorts Obiano to ravaged Anambra communities with gun-boats

Food prices push September inflation to 11.28%

APM terminals Apapa raise concerns over plastic pollution

Naira down to N364.33/$ in I&E window

PENGASSAN to FG, states: Resolve minimum wage issue before November or

Nigeria’s digital economy to generate $88b by 2021 ‘ Adebayo, ALTON Chairman

Alleged $40 m contract: I’m being vilified because of Jonathan ‘ Robert Azibaola

Primaries: Badagry APC warn party not to upturn results of primaries

Wage: Labour will not sign agreement less than N30,000 ‘ Ajaero

Obi’s nomination: Umahi describes his social media critics as uninformed



Police Probe Attempt To Assassinate NDDC Boss

2019: Ex-militants Vow To Ensure PMB’s Victory

Obaseki, Ogie Mobilise For Alaghodaro Summit

NSCDC Foils Vandalism Of Pipeline, Impounds Truck In Kaduna

Shema: Court Adjourns N11bn Fraud Case To Nov 12

EFCC Names New Head Of Operation For Gombe Zone

INEC Budget: Confusion As Senate, Reps Pass Different Figures

Zamfara Primaries: Court Orders APC, INEC To Maintain Status Quo

Fayemi Assumes Office In Ekiti As EFCC Detains Fayose

Oil Prices Rising Ahead Of Iran Sanctions

Niger Delta: Lawmaker Extols Chevron’s GMoU Strategy

Apapa Gridlock: NPA, Navy To Address Hiccups In Trucks Call Up System

Dangote Canvasses For Intra-Africa Trade, Economic Cooperation

FG Decries Incessant Attacks On Maritime Industry

Inflation Rate Hits 11.28% On Increasing Food Prices

Naira Appreciates Against Dollar At Parallel Market

Firm Plans 1000 Jobs For Bayelsans, Promises $5m Investment



N22bn benefit: Tragic as former Nigeria Airways worker died at venue for payment

Drama as Buhari’s supporters clash over Senate’s probe of $3.8bn Fuel Subsidy Fund

I’m not on watch list since I have no corruption case with EFCC ‘ Omisore

Buhari regrets failed efforts to save Hauwa Liman

2019: Nothing more important than restructuring, groups insist

I am a fighter of marginalisation of Ebonyi people ‘ Umahi

BMO demands Kukah’s exit from Abdulsalam Committee

IGP warns against detaining suspects beyond 48hrs

SGF admonishes pilgrim leaders to discourage abscondment during pilgrimage



We tried to save her, Buhari tells slain aid workers dad

N4.6b slush funds: EFCC detains Fayose

Senate probes alleged $3.5b subsidy recovery fund

$5m bribery scandal: Anti-corruption coalition wants Ganduje investigated

Over 1,000 ex-Airways workers get severance benefits

2019: Only seven political parties have submitted lists of candidates

Flood: Passenger Bus plunges into river in Rivers

NSCDC foils plan to vandalise Warri-Kaduna crude oil pipeline

Killing: Ex-ministers family demand identity of Policemen involved


Labour Party leadership tussle: INEC accused of taking sides

Executive Order 6: CACOL backs Buhari, urges those aggrieved to approach courts

Group faults NASS over proposed funds from Social Investment Programme for INEC 2019 budget

Your return ticket is for more service, not meal ticket, Obasa tells Assembly flag bearer

Delta 2019: APC cant get required votes for Buhari Aggrieved aspirant

Gov Amosun denies defection rumour, says I stand with Buhari

NSCDC nabs suspected kidnapper who disguises as mad man in Ondo

US airstrike kills about 60 al-Shabab extremist fighters in Somalia

At last, NASS approves N242bn for 2019 polls

Well conduct free, fair election in 2019 Buhari

EFCC quizzes Fayose over corruption allegations as ex-gov honours agencys invitation

Yoruba Language, not vernacular, Aare Gani Adams tells stakeholders



We stand on Atiku/Obi ticket ‘ South East former lawmakers

EFCC quizzes Fayose as former gov reports at agency

Fayemi sworn in as Ekiti gov, vows to probe Fayose

Shema: We could not trace payment vouchers to projects ‘ EFCC

Angry IDPs attack repentant insurgents in Borno

Illegal exodus to Europe hurting Nigeria’s pride ‘ Buhari

Shittu files fresh suit against NYSC over non-mobilization

Strike: ASUP gives FG 21 days ultimatum

2019 polls: Reps approve N831.3bn virement for INEC, security agencies

Igbos in the north will vote for Atiku ‘ Group

2019: PDP appoints Saraki as DG, presidential campaign

APC delegates protest planned replacement of candidate in Sokoto

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