Here are the major headlines for Thursday, January 16, 2019


  • Dokubo warns against racketeering
  • Lagos Anglican diocese to build housing estate
  • Were not giving PVCs to APC govs INEC
  • Buharis campaign coordinator returns to PDP in Akwa Ibom
  • Protect your votes, Aisha Buhari tells Nigerians
  • Dont make mistake of choosing PDP candidates, Buhari tells Nigerians
  • Igbo group endorses Atiku, Obi
  • Ex-NAF chief Amosu forfeits N2.2bn to FG
  • Presidential debate: Some questions for Buhari, Atiku etc
  • A nations crying shame
  • NNPC is a mafia organisation, Ill privatise it Atiku
  • How to profit from subdivision of your land
  • Ecobank to support SMEs growth digitally
  • Investors gain N120.5bn as stocks rise further
  • Why Nigerians are not feeling impact of economic growth DG Budget
  • Power distributors owe NBET N108bn in three months
  • NSE lifts suspension on C&I Leasings shares
  • Port development: How insecurity undermines progress of Rivers Port
  • 97 Nigerian firms listed among companies to inspire Africa
  • Sterling Investment, Mixta list N38.18bn bonds on NSE
  • FTSE 100 slips lower after Reckitt Benckiser CEOs departure
  • $217bn taken out of Nigeria illegally in 38 years EFCC
  • Leveraging Commodity Exchange as loss reduction strategy for farmers


  • Obi, Atiku’s wife urge women to deliver Nigeria from poverty
  • Ijaw youths write Buhari over disregard for local content law
  • Ugwuanyi urges youths to shun cyber crime, other vices
  • Imo APC commences contempt proceedings against Oshiomhole
  • Ararume vows to recover Imo
  • Nnewi residents threaten to block Enugu-Onitsha Expressway over neglect by FG
  • Obaseki’s Chief of Staff inensifies campaigns in Akoko-Edo
  • Govt directs seizure of Onnoghen, family’s financial assets, CUPP alleges
  • Emmanuel flags off campaign, flaunts achievements in 3 and half years
  • More small scale companies relocate to Edo on back of Obaseki’s reform
  • Onnoghen: CCB trial in order ‘ Sagay
  • I’ll reposition dwindling image of police’Acting IGP Adamu
  • IOM decries attack on its hub, killing of IDPs
  • Rivers guber: PDP, APC won’t count if INEC provides level playing field ‘LP candidate
  • Osu R’ Urhobo, Ahwi, demands appointment of S-South indigenes in Lagos
  • Elections: APC recruits door-to-door vote canvassers for Buhari, Sanwo-Olu
  • Otedola moves to acquire Forte Oil upstream, power firm
  • Nigeria earns $640.35m from Crude export in October
  • February Polls: If I lose, it won’t be first time ‘ Buhari
  • Importers, exporters to be issued electronic marine certificates
  • Why am seeking re-election ‘ Buhari
  • INEC ready for general election ‘ Yakubu
  • UBA customers win N30m in Wise Savers Promo, N90m still up for grabs


  • CCT trial: Fed Govt freezes Onnoghens five accounts
  • Sagay: Why NJC cant consider Onnoghens case
  • Magu, detectives in Ghana to block slush funds
  • Dont vote PDP, Buhari urges Nigerians
  • Court orders ex-Air Chief Amosu to forfeit N2.2b to Fed Govt
  • Polls: Were good to go, says INEC chair
  • Ag. I.G. Adamu to senior officers: massive deployment coming
  • May wins no-confidence vote
  • $1.04billion Malabu deal: Anti-graft groups push for Shell to lose oil block
  • Seven kidnappers arrested in Ondo
  • Akande: Mentor, role model at 80
  • Buharis second term will bring succour to Nigerians
  • Brexit: PM Theresa May survives vote of no-confidence
  • 2019: We are good to go INEC
  • Obaseki charges appointees on Lassa Fever campaign
  • PDP begs Buhari to visit Benin Central hospital
  • Kwara APC gov candidate condemns ban on political rallies
  • IGP Adamu vows to restore police image
  • Address alleged sale of unclaimed PVCs, Saraki tells INEC
  • Inflation hits seven-month high at 11.44%
  • Dangote Refinery gets key component
  • We ll complete Lagos-Badagry expressway, says Hamzat
  • Sovereign Trust Insurance to raise N2.09b from shareholders


  • Osinbajo: New Code of Corporate Governance
  • Will Reduce Corruption
  • LSE Names Proshare among Companies to Inspire Africa 2019
  • Sahara Group Partners OECD on SDGs
  • Stock Market Recovers N235bn in Three Days as Bullish Trading Continues
  • Stakeholders Fret over 9mobile Imbroglio
  • Report Predicts Rise in Global IoT Connectivity in 2019
  • Nigeria’s Information Management University Underway
  • Nokia Unveils New Product
  • Microsoft 4Afrika Partners FirstBank to Boost SMEs
  • PayAttitude Offers New Solution to JAMB Candidates
  • Itel, Google Delight Customers with Annual Carnival
  • ICT Parks as Investment Opportunities
  • 50,000 Runners Collect Kits, Says Alli
  • Adesiyan: Robots Will Define the Future of Banking Operations
  • Absence of Framework for Forensic Auditing Portends Danger for Financial System
  • Orji: There Must Be Commitment to Grow Sovereign Wealth Fund
  • The Quintessential Aquaculturist
  • Nigeria Yet to Harness Gains of Online Travel Booking
  • Communications Companies to Watch in 2019
  • Ofolue: Theres Hope for Cheated Air Passengers
  • How Digital Tools Can Transform Mental Healthcare
  • Jumia Launches Clearance Sales
  • 9Mobile Welcomes 2019 with 9nniversary Campaign


  • My chances of victory bright
  • We are counting days to my inauguration
  • Bauchi: A wide and open race
  • 2019:Security agencies’ neutrality key to credible elections ‘EU, US delegation
  • Polls: I’ve confidence in INEC ‘Martins
  • South South govs back Udom’s re-election bid
  • Whoever rigs Rivers elections’ll suffer God’s wrath, Wike warns
  • My opponents lack capacity to govern Delta ‘Okowa
  • Election: Rivers holds 3-day prayers for peace
  • Atiku’ll lead comprehensive anti-graft war ‘PDP
  • Super Eagles must win AFCON 2019 trophy -Pinnick
  • Oparanozie out of Falcons clash against China
  • Corruption war: We’ll dismantle toll gates in government MDAs ‘Atiku
  • Nigeria’s Inflation rises 11.44% in December 2018
  • NSE lifts suspension on Cileasing
  • Code of Corporate Governance to promote economic growth ‘Osinbajo
  • Government must collaborate with SMEs for economy to thrive ‘Kolade, Fisolak Group boss
  • FG, BoI, restate commitment to grow SMEs
  • FG targets $3trn in new micro pension scheme
  • Supreme Court declares Okoronkwo IPMAN President
  • Buhari constitutes North East Commission board
  • Reps begin debate on 2019 budget today
  • Health sector: Group scores El Rufai low



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