Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 17 December, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

NEW TELEGRAPH

Edo crisis: You’re a serial liar, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole

Court orders oil well transfer from Bayelsa to Rivers

PDP, APC trade words over campaign funds

Falana writes AGF, seeks Sowore’s release from DSS’ custody

Missing N14.8bn: We don’t have audited accounts ‘ Customs

We arrested 6,531 kidnappers, robbers, cultists in 11 months ‘ IGP

UNIABUJA sacks 2 Professors, demotes 2 others for misconduct

PPPRA: Petrol subsidy now N1.24bn daily

PUNCH

Oshiomholes loyalists fume as Obaseki labels ex-gov pathological liar

Ive not promised any ethnic group gov position Wike

Nigeria has lost $400bn to foreign havens, says Malami

Sex-for-marks: Women demand background checks on lecturers

APC lifts suspension on Akeredolu, Amosun, Okorocha, others

How Nigerian Army came to varsitys rescue, rebuilt collapsed bridge

Road accidents claimed lives of many corps members

Sanwo-Olus proposed amnesty for criminals

UNIABUJA sacks two profs for sexual assault, exam fraud

Stock market opens week with N76.6bn gain

Tony Elumelu entrepreneurship programme gets $5m AfDB grant

586 firms bid for national identity enrolment job

Abuja council demands N200, 000 levy for premises inspection

FG sets up new committee on broadband plan

SWIT urges FG to expedite action on finance bill

Nigerians spent N509.8bn on imported used vehicles in nine months

Angolas national carrier begins flight to Nigeria

Foreign reserves drop by $558.68m in two weeks

WBank monitors FGs social investment scheme, says Osinbajo

Fuel consumption hits 67.66 million litres/day, subsidy gulps N10.1bn

Fleeing NSCDC commandant to forfeit 60 houses ICPC

Mainas son withdrew N58m from firms account EFCC

Dec 31 minimum wage negotiation deadline: Oyo, Rivers, Kwara, Gombe, others fail to raise panels

I cant ask DSS to release Sowore, says Malami

Senate will pass Buharis $30bn loan request Lawan

PUNCH wins Newspaper of the Year, six others at NMMA

Dickson sacks political appointees as govt winds down

Edo APC factions disagree over call for Oshiomholes resignation

APC crisis: People who plan to distract us wont succeed Obaseki

Ten dead in latest massacre in DR Congo

6,531 suspects arrested, 2,037 firearms recovered in nine months Police IG

BREAKING: Suspected cultist shot, hacked with machete in Calabar

THISDAY

Roll Call of Governors Walking the Impunity Lane

Strike: Oil Workers Unions Tackle FG

Senate Seeks Expedited Action on Nuclear Power Generation

Rivers Community Residents Deny Forceful Eviction by Belema Pipelines

Foreign Investors Embracing FGs Incentives, Says Lawmaker

Police Pensioners Seek Change in Template for Benefits Payment

NIMASA Alleges Plot to De-market Nigeria as Unsafe for Vessels

SUN

Power should come down South after Buhari ‘Ajomale

APC doing PDP’s mistakes ‘Bishop Isong, PFN Spokesman

Bayelsa guber poll: PDP, APC bicker over disruption of ballot papers’ inspection

PDP challenges Buhari, APC on Presidency’s expenditure, N40bn FIRS fund

Confusion over planned disengagement of political appointees in Bayelsa

Ekiti Assembly passes N124.724bn budget for 2020

Nigeria’s resilience may raise GDP to 2.5% in Q4

N64bn sugar plant’ll help end Nigeria’s dependence on import ‘Minister

Northern governors condemn execution of aid workers

20% children have sickle cell traits ‘NPC

Involve traditional rulers in tackling security challenges ‘Olomu

Kidnapped Catholic priest regains freedom in Delta

Delta earmarks N18bn for Warri, Uvwie storm drainages

NDDC Board: A seed of discord between Buhari and Senate

GUARDIAN

LASUTH signs MoU on PPP for oxygen production, supply

Court awards disputed Soku oilfield to Rivers, orders Bayelsa to refund derivation funds

Three killed in Lagos brutal NURTW, gang clashes, 75 arrested

Border closure, window for increased rice production’Rice farmer

Senate will approve $30 billion loan request from Buhari, says Lawan

VANGUARD

Real estate firm offers services to protect funds of Nigerians in Diaspora

Equity market gains 0.6% as Dangote Cement, Access Bank, UBA surge

Anambra community visits Police headquarters over killing of 2 cops

Don’t politicised DSS ‘ Jibril Tafida

$400bn laundered by corrupt leaders ‘ FG

Publish details of your expenditures, PDP challenges Presidency

EFCC investigating over N200bn from Zamfara ex-gov, Yari’s administration

Decline assent to bill granting Obi retirement benefits,IMG urges Okowa

FG can’t go far by silencing critics ‘ Yakassai

PMB at 77: Please tell Baba we are with him all the way ‘ Femi Adesina

How I bought $9.8m from ECOWAS staff, Bureau de Change Operator reveals

Sex for mark: UniAbuja terminates appointments of 2 profs,demotes others

Edo government seals UNIBEN offices over alleged tax evasion

EFCC handsover 53 recovered tricycles to Zamfara State Govt

Unemployed bags 2 years in jail for peddling 14.2kg hemp

Five slaughtered as cult conflict rages in Calabar

Breaking: Chaos as rival cult groups engage in shooting spree in Surulere

BMO attributes economic growth to Buhari’s political will

Minimum Wage: Labour, Ondo government talks deadlock, reconvenes Tuesday

APC NWC lifts suspension on Akeredolu, others

Court orders arrest, arraignment of Naira Marley over alleged car theft

TRIBUNE

LASG reads riot act to operators of events centres, private property owners, others on road blockage

Identity programme requires political commitment, funding to succeed ‘DG NIMC

Climate change: FG reiterates resolve to support global efforts

Abducted Delta Catholic priest regains freedom

EFCC, NDLEA partner to combat money laundering, drug abuse

We are guided by rule of law, I can’t order Sowore’s release ‘ Malami

Fairly used clothe merchant jailed for trafficking hard drugs

NATION

Customs accounts unaudited in 2013, 2014, NCS tells Reps

Nigeria short of 277,537 teachers, says UBEC

APC pardons Akeredolu, Amosun, Okorocha, others

Witness tells court how Faisal, Mainas son withdrew N58m from bank

Call for APC chairmans resignation laughable

Ex-Governor Yari govt under probe for N200b fraud

Fed Govt being guided by laws on Sowore, says Malami

Senate: Hate-Speech Bill for Nigerians to decide

Edo APC, PDP bicker over Obasekis scorecard

Prove allegation of N90bn campaign funds, APC tells PDP

Ogun APC drifting under Gov Abiodun Senator Odebiyi

Minimum Wage: 19 states yet to show commitment

APC lifts suspension on Akeredolu, Okorocha, Amosun, others

Former Army General arrested in Abia for arms dealing

Court orders arrest, arraignment of Naira Marley over alleged car theft

Organised labour to begin warning strike Wednesday over minimum wage

Edo, FG working to reduce plight of motorists along Benin-Lokoja Road, Obaseki assures

DAILY TIMES

Court orders Naira Marleys arrest over alleged car theft

Abuja varsity dismisses 2 Professors, demotes 2 others

Businessman in court over alleged N800,000 fraud

Border closure: Farmer woos international firms, importers to invest in local rice cultivation

NIMC workers want paramilitary salary structure, threaten shutdown Dec 31

Bayelsa Poll: APC, PDP in fireworks over alleged disruption of ordered inspection of election materials

IBBs rumoured death: Senator justify call for enactment of social media regulation law

If every nation on earth was run by women, you would see a significant improvement-Obama

33,000 doctors have left for greener pastures Faduyile

NASS to begin debate on PIB, Electoral Amendment Bill in January

Senate will pass Buharis $30bn loan request-Lawan

UK provides $78m for youth empowerment in Nigeria

NSA calls for National Security Strategy implementation

Northern Governors Forum condemns execution of aid workers

DAILY TRUST

APC lifts suspension on Gov Akeredolu, others

Using River Niger to recharge Lake Chad

FG stop establishing more universities; it is nauseating, says Unilorin Don

Reverse sack of 1,000 Ekiti University Staff, Group tells Fayemi

37 million Nigerians to get BVN with phone number ‘ CBN

Buhari signs 2020 budget tomorrow

Court orders transfer of oil well from Bayelsa to Rivers

Salis asks Supreme Court to nullify Sanwo-Olu win for sake of justice

FG spends N52m on conditional cash transfer in 1 Jigawa LG

Anambra 2021: Group urges Soludo to contest for governor

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Fani Kayode Faults Adeboye On Plans To Build Ibadan City-sized Auditorium

Cacophony Of Voices Over Enugu LG Polls

PDP: More Cracks In Nigeria’s Major Opposition Party

The Huge Losses To Cybercrime

Investors Doubt OPEC Cuts Can Boost Oil Prices

Osun To Unveil Central City Project

AfDB Launches Digital Marketplace To Boost Fashion SMEs

Communications Taxes Will Deepen Poverty ‘ GSMA

LCCI Will Push For Ease Of Doing Business ‘ Mabogunje

NEW TELEGRAPH

Edo crisis: You’re a serial liar, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole

Court orders oil well transfer from Bayelsa to Rivers

PDP, APC trade words over campaign funds

Falana writes AGF, seeks Sowore’s release from DSS’ custody

Missing N14.8bn: We don’t have audited accounts ‘ Customs

We arrested 6,531 kidnappers, robbers, cultists in 11 months ‘ IGP

UNIABUJA sacks 2 Professors, demotes 2 others for misconduct

PPPRA: Petrol subsidy now N1.24bn daily

BLUEPRINT

FIFA goes after Blatter, Platini in bid to recover $2m

At Alex Ekwueme varsity convocation, NUC sribe preaches unity

Minister tasks NASS on Police Reform Bill passage

Basic schools report: Ekiti leads states with highest qualified teachers

Court orders Bayelsa to transfer oil well to Rivers

Updated: NASS ‘ll pass Buhari’s $30 bn loan request ‘ Lawan

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