Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, December 14, 2018

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Why Buhari, Atiku’s job promises are unrealistic

Dying in instalments: How lead battery recyclers are poisoning Nigerians (Part I)

NBS says foreign investment into Nigeria fell 47% in Q3 2018

NEXIM boosts export activities in South West with N15bn

Increased soil contamination puts food safety, security at risk ‘ FAO

Nigeria energy sector fund grows earnings by 33.6%



Court nullifies APGAs Anambra South senatorial primary

Abdusalami makes a case for fewer political parties

Ezekwesili promises to reduce poverty if elected President

INEC, PDP disagree over alleged 3,000 illegal polling units

EFCC files 59 charges as Okupe fails to return N120m

FG has politicised security, says Wike

APC accuses PDP of peddling lies on security

Buhari writes NAssembly, says Ill lay 2019 budget Dec 19

FG not to blame for electricity crisis Fashola

We wont rush petroleum industry reforms, says Buhari

Banks non-performing loans rise to N2.24tn

CBN to track, stop bad debtors from further borrowing

Nigeria owes oil firms $5.1bn NNPC

When to open multiple bank accounts

Refineries will be repaired without govt fund Kachikwu

Malabu: FG slams Shell, Eni with $1.1bn lawsuit in UK

LPG consumption grew by 600% in two years FG

Reps summon ministers, NNPC boss over illegal subsidy payments

Mobile operators ripped off consumers through forceful subscriptions NCC

Investors exit as losses dominate stock market

FG loses $325m revenue yearly to smuggled textiles

FG panel probes David Marks offshore assets

Herdsmen crisis: Pain, anger of orphans in IDP camps

Govt agencies must supply books to national library Education minister

Buhari okays 65-year retirement age for teachers, says Minister

Ekiti vocational schools get $3m World Bank grant

Kanos out-of-school children population hits 3 million

Ill reward those who work for my victory Buhari

Senate okays $1bn ECA funds to complete Ajaokuta company

NLC, TUC urge FG to address salary disparity in public sector

$322.5m Abacha loot must not be re-looted, group warns FG

Buhari supports 65-year retirement age for teachers, says education minister

US vows to counter predatory China, Russia in Africa

British PM, Theresa May, seeks EU compromise to save #Brexit deal

Ekweremadu, Lawan disagree over number of APC, PDP senators

BREAKING: APC postpones governorship campaign in Kwara, cites insecurity

We didnt endorse Buhari for second term, says CAN


Maritime Stakeholders Decry Sectors Poor Contribution to GDP

Huge Debts, Recruitment May Push FAAN Into Bankruptcy

FAAN to Guarantee Credit Access to Its Contractors from Banks

NCS, FOU Intercept N379m worth of Indian Hemp, Collects N5.1bn

Group Accuses EFCC of Bias over N13.7bn Warri Channel Dredging Contract

FG Has Politicised Security, Says Wike

22 House Members Move to Return Nigeria to Parliamentary System of Govt

Your Loyalty will Be Rewarded in 2019, Buhari Assures Supporters

OPL 245: FG Sues Shell, Eni for $1.1bn

Obasanjo: Don’t Instigate Press War, Fani-Kayode Warns Presidency

House Members Threaten to Boycott Buhari’s Budget Presentation Wednesday

Magu: I Have Only One House

Buhari Appoints Hassan as New Minister of Environment

PDP, CUPP: INEC Plotting to Create Illegal Polling Centres in Chad, Niger

CAN Denies Endorsing Buhari for Second Term

Textile Importation Gulps $4.2bn as FG Loses $325m Revenue Annually

FG Not Responsible for Electricity Problems, Fashola Tells Nigerians

House Committee Summons NNPC GMD, Finance Minister over Alleged Unbudgeted Subsidy Payments

2019 Polls will Be Credible, Nigeria Assures ECOWAS, UN



71 Reps seek return to parliamentary govt

2019 budget: Rowdy session as Reps fume

Why North should not take the rest of Nigeria for granted

Crisis looms as Fulani herders, Hausa farmers resumes hostility in Kaduna

2019: Yakasai tacitly endorses Atiku for president

SDP replaces Duke’s running mate, Junaid Mohammed, with Shehu Gabam

Buhari supports 65-year retirement age for teachers, says Minister

Anglican Primate to clerics: Don’t surrender pulpit to politicians

APC postpones governorship campaign in Kwara over insecurity

Electoral Act controversy: I’m not desperate ‘ Buhari

Igbo in Nasarawa task INEC on peaceful, credible polls

Ekweremadu, Lawan disagree over Senate membership composition

Okowa’s wife harps on mindset change for teachers

Buhari administration hails oil and gas sector reforms at book launch

MASSOB mourns Ikedife, declares him proud Biafran

There is really no need for a peace accord,’ says Duke


Don’t blame FG for poor power supply ‘ Fashola

Funding of S-East devt commission worries Ohanaeze

South-East economy looks forward to 2nd Niger Bridge

Rural Electrification: Licensing competition, expatriate quota halt progress ‘ Experts

Subsidy: Reps summon Finance Minister, NNPC boss, PPPRA, others

EFCC appointments: Ibibio youths flay Buhari for excluding S-South, S-East

Ekiti gets World Bank’s $3m for vocational education

PIB: ‘Buhari doesn’t have positive plan for Niger- Delta

Ensure N30,000 new minimum wage kicks-off Jan, OPS tasks FG

Zoning controversy causes mass defection in Anambra APGA

Jakande at 80: Ex-gov remains my leader ‘ AGBAJE

FG has politicised security ‘Wike

I won’t rush action on PIB ‘ Buhari

36 ships conveying petrol, others expected at Lagos Ports

FG launches $1.1bn lawsuit against Shell, Eni

Buhari supports 65-year retirement age for teachers, says Minister

2019: CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term

2019: Why all must back INEC chairman to succeed ‘ Galadima

PDP hails court affirmation of its power, but fails to get rid of Kashamu

C’Rivers APC Crisis: Court orders NWC to recognise Etim-led state Excos

Nigeria’s active telephone subscription hits 169m

Nigeria loses $60bn annually to call masking ‘ NCC



Senate Clarify Stands On $1.05bn NLNG Dividend Investigation

PPP Approach To Rehabilitate Refineries Slow ‘ PMB

How 16-year-old Died In ‘Juju’ Superiority Contest

Concerns Over Conditions At NYSC Orientation Camps

2019: Police Urges Politicians To Eschew Violence, Hate Speech

Gov. Ayade Flags Off Market Water Scheme In Calabar

PMB Has Completed Most Abandoned Projects ‘ GOGAN

APC Postpones Governorship Campaign In Kwara Over Insecurity



N330bn fines: MTN pays another N165bn, as Nigeria’s telecoms subscribers hit 120m

Governors meet over minimum wage again

Reps move to revert Nigeria to parliamentary system of govt

Osinbajo to chair extended NEC meeting on Friday

JUST IN: Buhari appoints Suleiman Minister of Environment

Court orders girls’ marriage age raised from 16 in Indonesia

US to counter China, Russia’s influence in Africa ‘ US National Security Adviser

Shell spends N41.1b on projects in Niger Delta in 13 years ‘ Spokesman

Senate approves $1bn completion fund for Ajaokuta

Petroleum sector reforms must not be rushed ‘ Buhari

2019: CJN orders appointment of more judges, justices for election tribunal

Lack of electricity in Nigeria not FG’s fault ‘ Fashola

We never endorsed any candidate for 2019 presidential election ‘ CAN


2019: Buharis veto sparks battle of strength in Senate

Nigeria owes IOCs $5.1b, says NNPC

Over 20 artistes for Seraph Youth Mega Praise

Senate okays $1 billion cash for Ajaokuta

N330b fine: MTN pays N165b to NCC

Senate: $1.05b NLNG dividend not missing

Sowore faults exclusion in presidential debate

Reps move for six months jail term for schools without first aid kits

Okorocha presents N276 billion budget

PDP hails courts validation of Kashamus expulsion



2019 Presidency: Donald Dukes Running Mate, Junaid Mohammed Quits Race

Shittu accuses Oshiomhole of betrayal

2019: No need to panic, Nigerians will vote the right leader Adesoye

Fayose losses 500 Ex-Appointees, PDP members to APC in Ekiti

APC primaries: Govs Ambode, Shettima meet Omisore, Akintola, others in Ibadan

2019: Sign Electoral Act Amendment if you truly desire free, fair, credible elections, Atiku charges Buhari

Defected APC chieftains raise the alarm over threat to lives in A Ibom

1.35m people die annually from road accidents #WHO report

Citing bad governance, 71 Reps seek return to parliamentary system

Dialogue on Petroleum Industry Bill ongoing Buhari

2019 polls: Safeguard independence of judiciary, CJN tells judges

Libel suit: I was never investigated by DSS – Magu

Court sacks APGA Anambra South Senatorial candidate, voids primary election

Reps fume over Buharis budget presentation

Nigerias broadband penetration at 31% NCC

Two dead in Lagos cult clash



Buhari to supporters: Hard work will be rewarded this time

INEC, presidency plotting to rig through illegal polling centres in Chad, Niger ‘ PDP

INEC rules out diaspora voting for IDPs

I’ll tackle poverty headlong ‘ Ezekwesili

Sowore protests non-inclusion in presidential debate

Alleged torture of a rights activist: Lagos CP orders reinvestigation of case

UK Brexit: I won’t lead Tories into election ‘ May

UNITED STATES: US unveils plan to counter Russia, China influence in Africa

2019: Meeting Buhari, Atiku, others not for endorsement ‘ CAN

Campaign on pro-people policies not killings, APC tells PDP

2019: INEC rules out Diaspora voting for IDPs

BREAKING: Process for selection of private investors for refineries concluded ‘ Buhari

Fuel subsidy removal, key issue FG must address ‘ Kachkiwu

INEC, Presidency plotting to rig through illegal polling centres in Chad, Niger ‘ PDP

Atiku’s assent to peace pact afterthought ‘ BMO

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