News, People, Seat of Power

Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Tribune

  • Dogara calls for private sector participation to tackle housing deficit
  • PDP blasts Bello over country home mansion
  • She’s violent, threatened me with knife —Husband
  • Christmas: Prices of tomatoes, pepper drop by 45% in Lagos
  • Saraki wrong on IPOB, Army’s decision in order —Presidency
  • Saraki: Appeal Court upholds CCT decision on 15 counts, disagree on 3
  • Traffic rules: Lagos shutdown Chisco, Ifex, GUO, other transport companies at Jibowu
  • President Buhari decorates pioneer army pilots
  • Enugu PDP gov appoints APC chieftain as commissioner
  • My wife is lazy, shifted her role of cooking to me, pastor tells court
  • Mainstream sinks another N8.3bn into Kainji Power Plant
  • EFCC Nabs 3 for impersonating Bayelsa Governor, NDDC MD
  • Aftermath of PDP convention: reconciliation committee to address grievances
  • Prompt payment of tax, effective vehicle for sustainable growth in Nigeria ―Aregbesola
  • We will challenge Buhari with presidential candidate in 2019 ―APGA Chieftain
  • Agriculture earns Anambra govt $60million in three and half years ―Commissioner
  • Oyegun to Secondus: We must work together
  • CJN Be discipline for judicial reforms to succeed, CJN tells judicial officers
  • Explore opportunities, CJN charges new lawyers
  • FG may announce single-digit interest rate for manufacturers soon
  • FG set to discourage students, youths on foreign products
  • My wife is hot tempered, fights me everyday, clergy man tells court
  • SON to declare war against producers of substandard products ―DG
  • Group faults Kashamu’s suspension, calls for reversal
  • Equip Nigerian youths with skills to reduce rising migration ―ITF DG
  • #EndSARS: Civil societies in Delta call for restructuring of police
  • My husband steals my money, accuses me of infidelity, please separate us —Woman
  • Men use ‘password’ as their password far more than women
  • 10 iPhone texting tips you’ll wish you’d known all along
  • Sony has sold more than 70 million PS4 consoles
  • First drive: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet
  • Forex market gets another $210m boost from CBN
  • Kwara tax board aims N30bn annual revenue
  • collaboration, inter-agency
  • Extortion: Lagos Task Force pockets N14m monthly from port users
  • Access Bank launches new 5yrs strategy, targets number one rating
  • NTDC’s strike: Shame of the tourism sector
  • Emir of Dutse hails minister for promoting culture, tourism
  • New York Times Travel Show invites 100 travel professional
  • Bauchi to amend tourism laws

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Guardian

  • Nigeria seeks global support on climate change
  • Fuel consumers flay NNPC as queues persist in Abuja
  • NNPC ‘banked over N50 billion in TSA breach’
  • FIFA deducts three points from Nigeria for fielding ineligble player
  • Chelsea give Conte cheer, Burnley go fourth
  • PDP Convention: Dickson reaches out to Adeniran, Gana, Mantu, others
  • NHF Act: FMBN blames banks, insurance companies for non -compliance
  • West African Ministers of Sports meet in Abuja
  • CBN injects $210m into currency market
  • El-Rufai signs N216bn, 2018 budget into law
  • 2 robbery suspects killed in Nsukka – Police PPRO
  • ‘Honest’ Conte says title still a pipe dream
  • Pochettino mulls tunnel re-think after derby brawl
  • CHAN Eagles confront Plateau United at Super Six tourney
  • Guardiola defends City celebrations after derby win
  • Spurs sharpshooter Kane prays a corner has been turned
  • Mata rallies United in wake of Mourinho defeatism
  • ‘How financial system has greatly evolved with FSS’
  • ‘How to make Nigeria’s dairy industry achieve sustainable goals’
  • APM Terminals introduces cold chain solutions to save farm products
  • Court awards N2.7 billion against Dangote over breach of contract
  • Lagos pledges proper scrutiny of 2018 budget
  • Akwa Ibom council elections: Matters arising
  • PDP begins post- convention reconciliation, meets aspirants
  • Jada Pinkett Smith Calls Out The Golden Globes For Snubbing “Girls Trip” And Tiffany Haddish
  • New “Harry Potter” Mobile Game Set To Drop In 2018
  • Accenture demonstrates technology capabilities to revolutionise economy
  • New technologies to save telcos from $386b exposure to OTT
  • Bharti Airtel battles Globacom, eight others for 9Mobile
  • NAFDAC arrests suspected quack herbal drug dealer, confiscates 15 unregistered products
  • FG’s support for creative industry paying off, says Mohammed
  • How painkillers, kidney disease increase obesity, diabetes risk

(www.guardian.ng)       

 

Punch

  • No peace, stability until Jerusalem is recognised as capital of Palestinian state – Abbas
  • Fire kills two children while mother buys sugar
  • Increasing cases of heart failure worries cardiologists
  • 437 foreign-trained doctors tackle MDCN, demand fresh exams
  • Man arrested for allegedly hacking wife to death
  • Widow tackles gas company over husband’s death
  • Firm launches $30,000 search for tech entrepreneurs
  • Senate queries minister over repeated votes in 2018 budget
  • Removal threat: Olubadan says high chiefs are year-end entertainers
  • Saraki faces fresh CCT trial, to appeal at Supreme Court
  • Estate surveyor boss dies while delivering speech at ICPC
  • Amaechi says Jonathan wasted $65bn excess crude fund, PDP kicks
  • Evangelist nabbed for alleged child trafficking in Abia
  • Diamond Bank, NYSC unveil portal for graduate employment
  • Is politics really not for the poor?
  • Man arrested for allegedly hacking wife to death
  • Court remands mother charged with attempted sale of twins
  • Panel beater, others arrested for kidnapping in Abia
  • Hoodlums kill two policemen in Rivers
  • Generator fumes kill two in Edo
  • Driver arraigned for stealing N12.5m cloth
  • Dad is responsible for my pregnancy, 10-year-old girl says
  • 2019: APGA may field Obiano as presidential candidate
  • I’m the best to succeed Ajimobi –Deputy gov
  • ICYMI: APC mustn’t behave like PDP, Tinubu replies Okorocha
  • FG to refund Zamfara N56bn
  • PDP covention : No victor, no vanquished -Secondus
  • Girl, 14, emerges Abia State’s One Day Governor
  • Saraki and I won’t return to PDP, says Kwara governor
  • Firm launches $30,000 search for tech entrepreneurs
  • Diamond Bank, NYSC unveil portal for graduate employment
  • 10 things to do with your new credit card
  • Railway: FG, Lagos agree to demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges
  • Ease of doing business: ‘We’re working on bureaucrats’
  • Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates all-female crew flight to Nigeria

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • 2014 Confab report: Northern senators tackle Southern counterparts
  • My regrets as head of state—Gowon
  • Happiness Ministry: How Okorocha and his family run Imo State
  • Amaechi tackles Jonathan over $65bn left by Obasanjo
  • Obasanjo begs FG to support private sector as Osibanjo inaugurates Petrolex tank farm
  • CCT trial: Court of Appeal verdict vindicates me, says Saraki
  • Breaking: Gunmen Invade Magu’s House, Kill Policeman
  • Princes William, Harry Play Stormtroopers In New ‘Star Wars’ Film
  • 25,000 People Expected At Olamide Live In Concert “OLIC’’ — Organisers
  • Arabs Are Wicked, Says New Libya Returnee
  • Speaker Goes On Trial In Multi-Million-Dollar Corruption Case
  • Presidential Elections In Libya May Place Mid 2018 – Foreign Minister
  • Zuma Ordered To Pay Costs For Challenging Watchdog
  • Nigeria Denounces Discrimination, Hatred In Any Form
  • 2019: Can Sule Lamido Be The Messiah?
  • Ecobank Targets 100m Customers With Xpress Account
  • Uber For Her: There Could Be 1m Women Uber Drivers In 2020
  • Forget Recession, Celebrate Christmas In Best Way– Cleric
  • Navy Set To Interview Direct Short Service Commission Applicants
  • 2 Robbery Suspects Killed In Nsukka – Police PPRO
  • 2018 Election: Zimbabwean Political Parties To Extend Registration Period
  • El-Rufai Signs N216bn, 2018 Budget Into Law
  • World Must Recognise East Jerusalem As Palestinian Capital – Turkey
  • Van Gaal slams ‘boring’ Man U under Mourinho
  • Derby brawl: Guardiola: My players didn’t over-celebrate at Man Utd
  • Okpalla defends NFF
  • Messi better than you, Barca tell Ronaldo
  • Rural women call for stoppage of FGM, sexual harassment, equality of women in Ebonyi
  • Nurse becomes Monarch-elect in Enugu community
  • Libyan slave trade: FG identifies 2778 Nigerian migrants

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Nation

  • Photo: Lai Mohammed defends 2018 Budget in Abuja
  • NAF ready to partner innovative institutions for capacity development
  • Thai drug lord sentenced to life, son to death
  • Twitter to let users make tweet threads more easily
  • El-Rufai signs N216bn, 2018 budget into law
  • West African Ministers of Sports meet in Abuja
  • Agege Stadium to be completed as scheduled – LASG
  • African court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog
  • Liberia holds run-off vote on Dec. 26: electoral commission
  • Breaking: Unknown gunmen invade Magu’s house, kill policeman
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail line to be completed December 2018 – Amaechi
  • CBN injects $210m into currency market
  • PDP Convention: Dickson reaches out to Adeniran, Gana, Mantu, others
  • 2 robbery suspects killed in Nsukka
  • Democrat Jones wins U.S. Senate seat in Alabama
  • West African Ministers of Sports meet in Abuja
  • FIFA sanctions Nigeria for use of ineligible player
  • ‘Birthday Boy’ Moses Hits 200th EPL Game, Chelsea, Palace & Burnley Win
  • World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria March 17
  • Venue for Nigeria vs. Poland Friendly Undecided
  • Ajunwa Now Assistant Commissioner of Police
  • Cardona banned for improper gesture against S/Korea
  • 29 bag 1st Class at August 2017 law exams – DG
  • IBB varsity raises fees for non-indigenes-VC
  • Student scalds colleague with hot water, pepper
  • Why Nigeria must leverage on ICT to improve research, by expert
  • ‘Antiretroviral treatment inaccessible for HIV patients’
  • How mathematics can solve life-threatening ailments, by don
  • IBB varsity loses Deputy VC

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

ThisDay

  • A’Court Affirms CCT Ruling on 15 Charges Against Saraki
  • Oil Prices Hit $65 on North Sea Pipeline Closure
  • Oyegun Salutes Secondus, Calls for Robust Engagement
  • Premiere of Wedding Party 2 Dazzles with Display of Middle Eastern…
  • Deposition Threat, an Affront to Ibadan People, Says Olubadan
  • House C’ttee: Banks Still Holding N50bn Outside TSA
  • Buhari in Paris, Advocates Restructuring of Nigerian Economy Through Technology
  • Kachikwu: 2019 Target to End Petrol Imports
  • Bharti Airtel Denies Report of Its Planned Exit from African Operations
  • FG to Demolish Jibowu, Costain Bridges for Rail Lines
  • Trafficking of Opioid Pills Used by Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Soars in Sahel
  • Lagos to Transform Presidential Lodge to Heritage Centre for Leadership
  • Akiolu: Benin Monarch Came to Lagos Territories, Fought and Conquered
  • FG Pledges to Eradicate Bureaucracy Hindering Economic Expansion
  • Stakeholders Accuse CBN, NAICOM, Others of Violation of NHF Act
  • Saraki: North Has Been Undeservedly Bashed over Restructuring
  • Senate: Scarcity of Funds Threatening Interventions in N/East
  • Ribadu: Banking System Prone to Abuse by Corrupt Elements
  • NHRC Begins Public Hearing on Hate Speech, Electoral Violence
  • NUPENG Decries Scarcity of Petrol in FCT, North
  • NEMA Receives Fresh Batch of 245 Libyan Returnees
  • Dickson’s Ex-commissioner Shot Dead in Yenagoa
  • ILO: 82 % of Africans Lack Social Protection
  • NUATE Pickets Kenya Airways
  • FG Signs Joint Declaration on Economic Cooperation with EFTA
  • Apo District Residents Petition CJN over IG’s Illegal Seizure of Property
  • Adewole: Nigeria is Committed to Universal Health Coverage
  • EFCC Urges Court to Dismiss Tarfa’s No-case Submission
  • JAMB Warns UTME Candidates against Fake Questions
  • Without Amending NESREA’s Law, Green Economy Not Achievable, Says N’Assembly
  • I Established IVM to Show Nigerians Can Make Their Own Brands, Says Chukwuma
  • Reform Bloated Civil Service to Save Cost, FG Told
  • NUATE Pickets Kenya Airways
  • Oil Prices Hit $65 on North Sea Pipeline Closure
  • Premiere of Wedding Party 2 Dazzles with Display of Middle Eastern…
  • Deposition Threat, an Affront to Ibadan People, Says Olubadan
  • Bharti Airtel Denies Report of Its Planned Exit from African Operations
  • FG to Demolish Jibowu, Costain Bridges for Rail Lines
  • Trafficking of Opioid Pills Used by Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Soars…

(www.thisdaylive.com)

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