Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


FG budgets N600m for National Theatre despite banks’ takeover

FRSC officials beat passenger to death in Edo

Bayelsa Decides: 10,063 ad hoc personnel for Bayelsa guber poll

FRSC officials beat passenger to death in Edo

CBN: Consumer confidence index rose to 3.8 in Q3

NFIU seeks to enjoy same salary scale with CBN

PDP warns Oshiomhole against truncating Bayelsa’s peace



EFCC arrests Mompha, recovers N20m watches

NAssembly hails Oloyede for reforming JAMB

Military kills 35 terrorists, capturess 16 BHaram commanders

Fayose aides N1.22bn lodgment reported to authorities – Banker

Women scientists lament poor research funding

Buhari determined to foster economic growth Oshiomhole

Nasarawa Assembly confirms Sules commissioner-nominees

Telecom firms fault bank CEOs over USSD charges

NFIU seeks reduction of CBN N1tn annual budget

Petrol subsidy rises by N58.6bn in one month

FG extends Enugu airport repairs completion date

ASUU opposition to IPPIS, endorsement of corruption -FG

FG budgets N3.79bn for Ajaokuta Steel Company

Sealed marts: Auto marketers seek Buharis intervention

MDAs secretly recruiting to beat IPPS deadline Senate

AMCON recovers N759bn debt, seizes N264bn properties

NCS probes alleged bribery, sodomy in Ikoyi

Adopt technology for effective operation, VIOs urge states

Senate to review Companies & Allied Matters Act

Nigeria pledges $12m to fight AIDS, others globally

Tambuwal condemns NAF personnels killing of two

Senate panel vows to unravel NEPZA alleged N14bn scam

Corrupt Nigerians against NDDC probe, says Akpabio



AMCON Vows to Recover N5trn Debt with Amended Act

FG Inducts 152 Metrology Officers to Boost Quality Assurance

Adeyemi-Showunmi: Imposing Higher Taxes Not the Only Way to Raise Revenue

Again, NSCDC Rescues another 11 Inmates of Torture Home in Kaduna

Alleged $9.5m FIFA Grant: Court Fixes Dec 16 for AGF Report

Senate: Agencies Secretly Recruiting to Cover up Bloated Personnel Cost

2020 Budget: FG Proposes N15bn for Group Life Insurance of MDAs

FG Urged to Block Leakages in Public Sector



APC drove Alamieyeseigha into early death ‘PDP

Bayelsa founding fathers split over guber polls

PDP suffers another blow in Ogbia as Jonathan’s kinsmen defect to APC

Okun-Yoruba’s future tied to Gov Bello’s re-election ‘ Smart Adeyemi

Allegations against Osinbajo untrue, mere distractions, says Senator Gaya

APC urges EFCC to probe alleged Dickson’s plan to sell state-owned oil field

APC berates ‘party’ for campaigning at Onitsha fire disaster ground

Shell launches N1.2 billion projects in Bayelsa

NASS’ll support EFCC, ICPC in fight against corruption ‘Lawan

There’s nothing wrong in eating your vomit, Lamido tells Kwankwaso, others

Akpabio seeks N38bn special funding for critical projects in Niger Delta

4 Nigerians injured in fresh attack in South Africa

Almajiri as consequence of Boko Haram

EFCC asks court to order Naira Marley to remove Red Bag from dock



Suspected ‘serial’ killer David-West pleads guilty in court as state takes over prosecution

Why government must halt borrowing of $3b to finance power sector

The day Nigeria celebrated her symbols

Nigeria needs to aggregate its resources, set a new energy landscape for the future

37 traffic offenders sentenced to 100-hour community service in Lagos

Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general

2,000 traders affected by Onitsha fire, says NEMA official

FRSC increases centres for driving licence production in Lagos zone

157 dead in Iraq protests: new official toll



Cyber security: Smart devices suffer 105 million attacks by June, 2019

PDP warns banks against loans to Bello

Osinbajo receives 2019 compliance report of ease of doing business reforms

Nigeria’s Senate President pledges support for EFCC, ICPC fight against corruption

Kogi PDP: It’s fallacy describing crises as family affairs ‘ Abubakar Idris

2023: We are ready to welcome back those that left PDP ‘ Lamido

Court orders forfeiture of N6.42bn properties belonging to Diezani’s ally, Kola Aluko

Bayelsa Guber: Alamieyeseigha’s kinsmen, royal fathers back PDP candidate

Nigeria ranks world capital of oil theft, records 400,000 bpd crude theft

Why EFCC visited Diezani, Ogiri forfeited properties in Port Harcourt

Benue lawmaker arrested by IGP Rapid Response Team

Senate queries allocation of N600m to privatised ‘Disco’ in 2020 Budget

Ministry of Niger Delta yet to receive funds for Capital Expenditure in 2019 budget- Apkabio

Supreme Court justices are fallible, says CJN



IPPIS: ASUU, Accountant-General trade blame over October 31 deadline

Senate kicks against allocation of N600 million to privatised ‘Discos’ in 2020 budget

2020 budget: Senators, reps commend Registrar as JAMB remits N3b to FG

Gbajabiamila, Aisha Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, harp on women empowerment for nation-building

FCTA parades couple who allegedly abused 12-year-old girl

We reported N1.2bn lodgment by Fayose’s aide, Zenith Bank tells court

NUPENG trains 2,500 tanker drivers for efficient fuel distribution

FG committed to deploy technology for economic growth ‘Minister

Firm set to invest $15m on Jabi Lake, creates 10, 000 jobs in Abuja

Niger Delta: Reps, minister kick over non-release of  N35.2bn capital projects fund

NLC laments Nigeria’s ineffective usage of 4G technology

SARS officers allegedly attack community, vandalise shops, arrest man in Jalingo

Minister expresses concern over funding of $962m new airport terminals

Counter-narratives needed to curb insurgency ‘ Buratai

Senate to probe alleged illegal transfer of N14bn from NEPZA to private coy account



Physically-challenged among rice smugglers held in AIbom

Four die in Cross River cult clash

16 Boko Haram commanders captured in Borno

FRSC officials beat man to death in Edo

AIbom plans rehab centres for ex-militants

Iwo road interchange: APCs criticism misplaced, says PDP

Customs bursts Adamawa rice adulterators

Rivers serial killer pleads guilty to killing nine

DSS releases UI officials arrested over exam malpractices

Court orders interim seizure of 23 properties linked to Maina

11 evacuated from Zaria torture chamber

NASS will support EFCC ICPC in fight against corruption Lawan

CJN faults amended AMCON Act

Why we arrested Mompha, by EFCC



Witness in Fayose trial narrates how bank evacuated N1.21bn

Before the coming of Buhari, we missed lots of opportunities Oshiomhole

APC seeks EFCC probe on alleged plan to sell Bayelsa oil field

Anambra to spend N2.7bn on rehabilitation, upgrading of 9 schools- Commissioner

We support Buharis plan to probe NDDC

The door is open for you to quit Umahi tells grumbling appointees

Okoi Obono-Obla declared wanted

FFK does not think Gowon is a hero Reuben Abati

Kalu knows fate Dec 2 in alleged N7.6bn fraud

Dont play on our intelligence, Senate cttee warns NDDC

Stakeholders seek innovation to improve family planning funding in Lagos

CBN budget, 10% size of Nigerias budget, says NFIU boss

Amending NDIC act will enhance depositors confidence Ibrahim

Ronaldos DNA matches evidence over alleged rape saga



Jonathan’s kinsmen in Bayelsa dump PDP for APC

You’re free to decamp, Sule Lamido tells PDP members

Useni challenges Lalong’s tribunal victory at appeal court

Our members not involved in UI exam malpractices ‘ ASUU

Pay our bursary before election, Kogi students beg Governor Bello

Yobe to enrol 40,000 Almajiris; 25,000 girls in public schools

Smuggled vehicles: Customs opens window for payment of duty

$9.5m FIFA grant: Court fixes Dec 16 for AGF report on charges harmonization

Exporters want FG to budget N70bn for export grant in 2020

Bayelsa poll: INEC threatens zero votes for ballot box snatching

I’ll use mothers of political thugs to secure ballot boxes in Kogi

2020 Governorship: Crisis of confidence tears Edo APC apart



Bayelsa: APC raises alarm over alleged plans to sale state-owned oil field

FG tasks youths on $8bn annual spending on automotive industry

MAUTech College of Medicine to gulp N10.6bn ‘ Ribadu

2023: Igbos should join APC enmasse to produce next president ‘ Ozobu



We’re Working Out Incentives To Encourage Pharmacists To Open In Rural Areas ‘ Ohuabunwa

A/Ibom Community Accuses Village Head Of Complicity In Water Project Vandalism

Traditional Rulers In Delta Frown At Kidnap Of Teachers At Azagba

Igbo Are Being Treated Like Second Class Citizens ‘ Nwodo

As Taraba PDP Faults Ambassador On Ishaku’s Impeachment

CBN’s Outrageous Cost Of Currency Printing

OPEC, Allies Mull Deeper Oil Cut Amid Worries Over Demand Growth



Don’t be ashamed to return to PDP, Lamido tells defectors

NASS lauds army’s performance, pledges more support

Kogi assembly act threat to democracy ‘ PDP

Adamawa assembly approves 40 special advisers for Fintiri

Yobe polythene and woven sacks to commence production in 2 weeks ‘ MD

GenCos fail to generate 3,133.9MW over non-availability of distribution infrastructure

Xenophobia: South Africans launch fresh attacks on Nigerians

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