Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, January 8, 2019


  • Higher education should reassert universal values
  • Court bars Rivers APC candidates from 2019 elections
  • INEC trains 850,000
  • Buratai visits Shagari family
  • Kogi denies anti-Atiku allegation
  • Offa robbery: Court adjourns case over absence of witnesses
  • Hausa, Fulani in Oyo pledge 700, 000 votes for President
  • Senator faults Fayose over composition of Atikus campaign team
  • Candidate raises the alarm over election-induced tension
  • Candidate raises the alarm over election-induced tension
  • Moghalu promises to reduce recurrent expenditure by 50%
  • CNPP disowns adoption of APC candidate in Cross River
  • Kogi N-Power beneficiaries plan one million-man march for Buhari
  • APC Presidential Campaign: Buhari deceiving Tinubu, says Afenifere
  • Lagos Assembly resumes from recess, silent on 2019 budget
  • Child abuse: Commissioner urges vigilance against predators
  • Nigeria attains 31% broadband penetration target NCC
  • CBN to allow cash transfer via wireless carriers
  • FIRS sets N8tn revenue target in 2019
  • Buhari appoints new NFIU boss, ends merger with EFCC
  • Were not indebted to AMCON, says Aquitane
  • NAFDAC confiscates N60m fake cosmetics from Lagos warehouse
  • World Bank president to step down February


  • I’ll complete Ajaokuta Steel, others ‘ ATIKU
  • Nigeria generates less than 10% of her electricity, needs to do more -Country Manager, D.Light
  • High number of guber candidates in Imo worries Archbishop Obinna
  • Start preparing your handover notes, Imo people tell Okorocha
  • Poll: Okowa’ll win landslide ‘ Oxygen Movement
  • ADC alleges PVC buying in Enugu
  • Alleged blackmail: Ocean Marine Solutions states position
  • Youths protest alleged move to relocate ngc from Warri
  • Strike: ASUU asks OAU students to boycott examinations
  • Okowa, Ogboru can’t match Omu in NUJ gov debate, polls’ AGAP
  • Warri North’s 100% for Okowa’Balas
  • Vote individual, not party, Omatseye advises electorate
  • Otti, Ikpeazu at war over Abia guber poll
  • SDP accuses Buhari, Okorocha of misgovernace
  • Ohanaeze youths hail judiciary, Ikpeazu over release of 51 detained Biafran agitators
  • Gov Shettima weeps at Aso Rock, says insurgents are threatening to take over
  • Amosun absent as Ogun APC flags off campaign
  • Emah Bassey didn’t touch Amanam Nkanga’Ewang
  • Shehu Shagari: Bye to a fatherly President
  • Boko Haram getting beyond us
  • DELTA GOV: Ogboru should wait till 2023 ‘ Abideke
  • Fulani groups split over Buhari, Atiku in Taraba
  • Rivers Polls: We have enough grounds to reverse judgment ‘ Cole


  • Buhari: Tinubull be fully in charge of my campaign
  • No to siege on the press, says npan
  • FIRS targets N8tr revenue in 2019
  • Lagos, Kano top list of voters
  • Why we invaded newspaper offices, by Army spokesman
  • Buratai leads troops in eliminating over 100 Boko Haram terrorists
  • Full military honours for NAF helicopter crash victims
  • Good news from Audu Ogbeh
  • Criticisms trail military invasion of Daily Trust offices
  • 53 suitcases haunt Atiku in Kebbi
  • Atiku to complete abandoned Fed projects in Kogi, if
  • He wont disappoint, says campaign group
  • Aisha Buhari: blood thicker than water
  • 396 pre-election cases may stymie Vote 2019
  • Ondo APC: A divided house
  • Arewa community endorses Buhari, Sanwo-Olu
  • Kwara marginalised under APC government, says PDP
  • My plan for Benue, by APC candidate
  • PDP plots to cause friction in Southwest
  • ANRP promises to deliver on manifesto
  • Were pained by blatant lies against Zakari, says family
  • Buhari nominates Modibbo Tukur as Director, NFIU
  • Oil price jumps to $58.53 on OPEC cut


  • Tackling Substandard Products
  • FXTM Holds Capacity Building Initiative
  • NNPC Insists on December Deadline to End Petrol Import
  • TCN Gets $245m for Transmission Grid Expansion
  • Hyundai Records Car Deliveries
  • Huawei Reports Strong Growth
  • Fund Managers Anticipate Stock Rally
  • Make Agriculture Attractive to Youths, FG Urged
  • World Bank President Resigns, Georgieva to Serve as Interim Successor
  • Insurgents Unfair to Children in Nigeria, Says UN
  • Lifebuoy Promotes Hygiene in IDP Camp
  • Teleology Pulls Out of 9mobile, Seeks to Exit Shareholding
  • First Bank Highlights Educational Products
  • Zenith Bank Launches Account Blocking Solution
  • CBN Makes First Forex Intervention of 2019
  • Vitafoam Shareholders to Get 25 kobo Dividend, Bonus Shares
  • Oyo-Ita Hails FMBNs Rent-to-Own Scheme
  • World Bank President to Step Down February 1
  • ALTON Hails Telecoms Sector Regulator
  • Olawale Now Substantive NECA DG
  • Keystone Bank scores another first, with Zero Data Mobile Banking feature
  • Sixteen Political Parties Adopt Akwa Ibom ANRP Governorship Candidate


  • Court restrains INEC from accepting any candidates from Rivers APC
  • Why fake products thrive in Nigeria
  • 2019 budget: FG earmarks N8.7bn for suspended national carrier
  • NPAN condemns military siege on Daily Trust
  • NGE demands release of journalists
  • Daily Trust: Independent media must thrive in Nigeria, IPI tells FG
  • World Bank president resigns
  • May our road be rough in 2019
  • 2019 polls: The furore over Amina Zakari
  • Chris Ubah and Anambra south senatorial zone poll
  • Financial dependency only reason many women stay in abusive relationships’ Adejumo



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