Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 11 October, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Jonathan, Buhari meet in Aso Rock, keep mum

NECA to FG, Labour: Approach industrial court over new wage

Minister requests N10bn for Enugu airport renovation

CJN to PACAC: Forward petition against corrupt judges

$62bn underpayment: FG opts for settlement with Shell, Chevron, others

Armed men storm another Kaduna school, abduct principal

Six cattle owners’ abductors demand N30m



N6.3bn: Jang seeks dismissal of EFCC charges

Residents of Ekiti communities cut off by flood recount ordeals

Court orders forfeiture of N601m

Britain pledges to assist Nigeria in war against Boko Haram

Kogi, Bayelsa election: INEC warns against hate speech, fake news

FG to spend N10bn to make Enugu airport operational again- Minister

Ukraines Zelensky breaks record for worlds longest press conference

FG recovered billions from corrupt individuals Sagay

OML 25 reopening: Buhari apologises to host communities over neglect

FG, China sign $3.9bn Abuja-Itakpe-Warri rail contract

Nigeria can generate $292bn from iron ore, lead

FG worries over drop applications for mining licences

Rivers wants Ethiopian Airlines direct flights to PHarcourt

13 states raise N346bn from bonds

FG inaugurates team to track fuel distribution

Budget: 85% VAT going to states, LGAs Fashola

Nigeria, UK agree to boost trade, economic cooperation

24 firms suffer free float deficiencies

Passengers kick over cancelled flight at Abuja airport

Nigeria, third largest recipient of FDI in Africa

15 states attract no investments in six months

Ekiti proposes castration of sexual offenders

Jonathan visits Buhari in Aso Rock, keeps mum

States wont get refund for federal road repairs FG

Budget: Buhari, Osinbajo to spend N3.3bn on foreign, local trips

Bus purchase: Assembly threatens to order Ambodes arrest

281 ex-Boko Haram fighters underwent spiritual counselling DHQ

Ngige supporting lecturers factional group ASUU

Budget: Senators fault VAT hike, poor 2019 budget implementation

Minimum wage not salary review, FG tells labour

Reps pass 2020 budget for second reading, adjourn till Oct 29

FG alleges cheating on oil profits, seeks $62bn from five firms

US blacklists South Africas Gupta family over widespread corruption

China road bridge collapses, traps cars underneath

One escape, two abducted as gunmen invade Kebbi community,




PDP Accuses Presidency of Associating with Dubious Characters

FG Approves Review of Broadcasting Code, Proposes N5m Fine for Hate…

Osaka Dumps America to Represent Japan at 2020 Olympics

Ngige: Labour Interpreted Minimum Wage Increase Wrongly

Govt Sets up 89-man Team to Monitor Importation, Consumption of Petrol

Nigeria Pays P&ID 250,000 Ordered by UK Court

FG, Chinese Firm Sign Contract for $3.9bn Abuja-Itakpe-Warri Rail Line

Osinbajo: Only Few Countries Can Claim Low Level Corruption

Sagay’s Committee Deploys Recovered N1tn Loot into SIP Funding

One Dead as Gunmen Abduct Family Members in Abuja

Niger, Bandits’ Peace Deal Collapses, as Hoodlums Invade Villages

Gunmen Invades Another School in Kaduna, Abducts Principal

FG, Chinese Firm Sign Contract for $3.9bn Abuja-Itakpe-Warri Rail Line

PDP Worried over Arrest of Another Scammer Linked to Presidency

FG Approves Review of National Broadcasting Code, Proposes N5m Sanction for Hate Speech



Obaseki plotting to decamp from APC -Airhiavbere

APC non-NWC NEC members accuse NWC of usurping powers of NEC

Lagos Assembly threatens to arrest Ambode over refusal to appear before probe panel

Rep warns Bayelsans over Dickson’s last-minute appointments

Anyone criticising Buhari’s govt is ungodly ‘ Akume

Repent or face suspension, Edo APC tells ‘dissident’ members

NASS Budget: Chidoka advocates unicameral federal legislature, one term exco

Alleged $200,000 bribery: Lagos Assembly throws out petition against lawmaker

Presidential Appeal: CUPP alleges plot to handpick Supreme Court panel

Delta threatens to shut illegal private schools

CharleyBoy loses mother, Margaret Oputa

NDDC has incurred N1.2trillion debt ‘Senator Nwaboshi

Osinbajo deserves public support on corrupt allegations ‘Danladi

APC luring PDP members with cash, fake promises ‘Dickson

Eagles settle for N0.15b hotel in Singapore



Two brothers remanded in prison for allegedly beheading teenager

Court remands 52-year-old man over defilement

Why FG plans pro-people budget for 2020

Recovered N1tr deployed for budgets, says Sagay

Senate revisits bill to upgrade Yabatech to university

Ghana puts nine ‘coup plotters’ on trial for treason

South Africa police shut churches for drug and human trafficking



Ask me anything: Ukraine’s president holds 14-hour press conference

Mental disease: Cost of medication forces people to seek help in Churches Mosques ‘Expert

Army rescue 6 abducted students in Kaduna

My daughter is still alive, trapped, Ondo flood victim’s father says

Women top men in NOUN enrolment ‘ Okebukola

Gunmen abduct NSCDC officer, two children, kill one in Kuje

APC can’t garner 20% of votes in Kogi, Bayelsa states, PDP boasts

Two Boko Haram repentants enrol in NOUN ‘Management

820 Bus Purchase Probe: Ambode, officials, shun Lagos Assembly summon

Buhari to anti corruption agencies: Sell all forfeited items

Corruption hurting our economy, retarding devt ‘ Osinbajo

Atiku’s appeal: CUPP alleges plot to alter seniority in selection of panel justices

Okowa assures on improved living standards for Deltans, workers

Senate reintroduces bill to establish N’Assembly budget office

Maina, son to be detained for 14 days

We need your contributions in national security, Olonisakin tells military veterans

kidnappers demand N60m ransom for 6 victims in Adamawa

EFCC arrests Delta Urhobo Chief for Internet Fraud

Woman allegedly snatches three manhood, escapes lynching by mobs in Lagos

I’ve zero tolerance for corruption, report erring Judges ‘ CJN 



FG seeks collective efforts to tackling insecurity

FG used N1trn recovered loot to finance budget, SIP ‘ Prof Sagay

2023: Ohaneze youths vow to raise funds in support of Igbo presidency

FG proposes $10bn for reconstruction of Enugu Airport ‘ Minister

APC non-NWC members demand composition of BoT

JUST IN: Jonathan meets Buhari behind closed-door

I was sexually harassed twice as a university student ‘ Fayemi’s wife

Most problems Fela got into were caused by his boys ‘Eddy Mike, Fela’s 78-year-old trumpeter

Ebola virus now squeezed into ‘corner’ of DRC ‘ WHO

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

Austrian Handke, Poland’s Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizes

CBN issues guidelines for indirect participants in payments system

Don’t use religions to destroy tradition, culture in Nigeria ‘ Gani Adams

ASUP threatens to paralyse academic work, gives FG 21 days ultimatum

Reps assure business community on improved maritime security, oil theft

Makinde gets assembly’s nod to access N7.6bn loan



Fashola: N157b Works budget insufficient to pay for completed roads

APC nNWC seeks inauguration of BoT to avert partys collapse

Commotion at Abuja airport over flight cancellation

Girls with multiple sex partners risk cervical cancer

I am a thinker, not a noisemaker, Lyon replies Dickson

Group faults APCs silence on Akeredolus suspension

Dickson seeks violence-free poll in Bayelsa

Bayelsa poll: Dickson accuses security forces of aiding electoral violence

Minimum wage: States divided over sack of workers

Buhari Presidency a den of thieves, says PDP

Obaseki remains leader of Edo APC, says Aide

Court orders final forfeiture of N601m seized in officials accounts

APC cant get 20 percent votes in Bayelsa, Kogi polls- PDP



Minimum wage: NECA disagrees with labour, calls for dialogue

Present your scorecard, stop blame game, Airhiavbere mocks Obaseki,

Senate revisits bill to establish N/Assembly budget office

S’Court prepared to keep Nigeria as one indivisible entity CJN

Lagos Assembly threatens to arrest Ambode, others

APC stakeholders call for constitution of BoT, elected officers

PDP chides Buhari over use of cooked-up statistics

Police deploy 25,000 personnel for Kogi poll

Maina, son to be detained for 14 days

Army rescue 6 abducted students in Kaduna

World Sight Day: stop using breast milk, urine as eye treatment,ophthalmologist warns

Buhari, Ex-President Jonathan meet at Aso Villa

2020 budget: Diverse opinions further greet Senate debate

Osaka selects Japanese citizenship ahead of 2020 Tokyo Games

Senate reintroduces bill for NASS budget office

Nigerians hail EFCCs raid of Zamfara INEC office, cash recovery

How policeman defiled me on several occasions, 9-year-old pupil tells court

NAF commences training of new batch of special forces



ASUP gives FG 21 days ultimatum to meet demands, threatens industrial action

Cancer surgeries, chemotherapy now covered by NHIS

102,000 children die of poor sanitation yearly’ Minister

FG launches ‘Operation White’ to track fuel supply, movement

2020 Budget: Senate tasks FG on revenue generation

FG, CRCC sign $3.9bn Abuja-Itakpe rail, Warri Port contracts

Police to deploy 25,000 officers for Kogi guber poll

APC crisis delays constitution of Kwara cabinet

INEC insists Natasha’s nomination invalid



Chidoka advocates unicameral legislature, one term exco

25,000 policemen to be deployed for Kogi election ‘ IGP

Kogi, Bayelsa: INEC set to Publish voter register

53, 590 freshly registered voters for Kogi gov poll ‘ INEC

What tattoo represents on my body ‘ Mercy

Nigeria to partner Cameroon on cocoa premium

3 banks dominate transactions in T-Bills, FG bonds

Insecurity: NCC sets new hurdle before operators

Nigeria, China seal $3.9bn Abuja, Itakpe rail line project

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