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Newspaper Headlines For Today Thursday October 12th 2017

12 October 2017 News Newspaper Headlines

Dear reader, Newspaper Headlines For Today Thursday October 12th 2017



Dokpesi declares for PDP chairmanship, says Makarfi behind APDA
Enemies can’t make me fight Tambuwal — Wamakko
Ekwueme disowns Obiano, endorses Obaze
Buhari group dismisses poor performance claim
2019: Group roots for David Mark as president
Don cautions Yoruba on restructuring
Kwankwasiyya ideology beyond rhetoric — Support org
We must reach compromise on restructuring — El-Rufai
I was never hopitalised, imprisoned — Obaze
INEC promises credible by-election in Sokoto
Tax: FIRS goes after owners of undeveloped commercial plots
Chibok girls now university students — Osinbajo
FG to bar doctors from private practice
FG vows to implement ‘no work, no pay’ law
We’re not afraid of restructuring — Northern leaders
N37bn loans to farmers, SMEs in default – BOA MD
Senate halts consideration of immigration budget
Reps query CBN, banks over excess charges on stamp duty
FCT police to rid city of criminals
Terrorism: Okah, son testify in court


EFCC traces N2.1bn to Patience’s dead mother’s account
FG may stop private practice by govt doctors 
$20m bribery: Indicted foreign company bids for NPA contract 
Free medical outreach: Residents accuse army of plotting to depopulate South-East 
IPOB’s ban: FG writes to US, UK, others, lawyer faults move 
2019: May Buhari not contest 
Shut down Apapa port, operators advise FG 
Charges against Misau won’t stop IG probe – Senate panel chair 
FG moves to enforce ‘no work, no pay’ rule 
Tribute to the Chief (but not the last) Imam (1) 
Tagbo: God knows my hands are clean, says Davido
Anambra poll: Ekwueme dumps Obiano, backs Obaze
Evans: Pharmacist files N200m lawsuit against victim, Dunu 
Plateau ex-HoS, soldier shot dead by gunmen 
Rivers killings: Police declare eight suspects wanted 
2018 World Cup: Five biggest teams that won’t be in…
VIDEO: Woman interrupts service, accuses Pastor of having…
Customs release names of officers with disciplinary cases
Rivers killings: Police declare eight suspects wanted
Police re-invite Davido over Tagbo’s death
Flood destroys houses, rice farms in Ebonyi
Anambra poll: Be wary of vote buyers, cautions Wogu
Lawyers, experts rally support for pending agric bills
Twists of come-back battle at CCB
The Joseph Daudu example


Judge refuses to hear Evans’ N300m suit against police
$20m bribe: Indicted firm, 21 others apply for contract from govt
Commission develops plan to educate 30 million Nigerians
Andela Raises $40M to build global tech entrepreneurs
NNPC: Kachikwu got contracts for nine firms
We’re yet to confirm disease as monkey pox, says minister
Kachikwu – Baru: In search of a truce
Award of $25 billion contracts: Baru violated NNPC Act, says Falana
Ex-First Lady ‘used mum’s account to launder N2.1b’
IMF warns Nigeria, others over rising foreign debt
Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani’s 58 houses bought for $22m
Student’s death sparks violence in Ekiti
Nigeria @ 57: The revolution we need
Redeeming Kabba/Bunu from feudal lords
Re: Benue: The toxicity of ethnicity
Deserved honour for Anyaoku
That peace may reign
Achievers varsity gets ICAN’s nod
Mary Onyali Takes Sports to Internally Display Persons, Orphans
Nigeria Sports Award hails Eagles, Quadri,
12th GOTV Boxing : Fijabi dreams of African title
SWAN urges Oyo to support Quadri
NFF/CBN Financial Institutions tourney rolls off Oct 14
Governor’s Cup 1st Leg: Quarter finalists Emerge
World Cup 2018: 23 Nations Qualified, Nine More to Go
‘Olusola will succeed Fayose’
‘Nigeria may break up, if we don’t restructure’
2019: Politics of realignment in Oyo
Most expensive thing Efe bought from his N25m
Tagbo: Davido quizzed for ‘lying’
Tim Godfrey surprises crew with car gifts
Are your heart and blood vessels dying? (2)
‘Fed Govt can incorporate traditional medicine into health sector’
Monkey Pox: 7 patients recover fully in Bayelsa


Star musician, Davido, arrested
Those opposed to restructuring are lazy – Afolabi
4 National Theatre directors in trouble over alleged fund diversion
AU donates food items to drought-hit Somalia
N’ Korea hackers steal US war documents
Da Vinci painting of Jesus to be sold for $100m
Senate: Fresh row over Ndume’s suspension
Let’s agitate for Igbo presidency, not Biafra – Anumaka, APC chieftain
‘Enugu APC crisis: Why Nwoye is after Onyeama’
Backward integration in cement saves Nigeria N240bn yearly
FirstBank’s payment card issuance hits 10m
Discos reduce metering gap to 2.2m
Russia 2018 World Cup : Eagles may draw Argentina again
FIBA World Ranking for Men : Nigeria claims top spot in Africa
WFA elevates 3 Nigerian refs
•As lifters shine in Uganda


Intels Vows to Fight Back as NPA Terminates Pilotage Agreement
IMF Warns of Heightened Risks as Nigeria Seeks to Increase Foreign Debt
Mulls withdrawal of multibillion dollar investment in Badagry Deep Seaport 
Tambuwal: North Not Opposed to Restructuring
Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of 56 Properties Linked to Alison-Madueke
Aid Workers Flee Borno Town after Boko Haram Attack
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Panic in S’East, Asaba as Parents Withdraw Children from Schools over Monkey Pox, Military…
Osinbajo Reiterates FG’s Commitment to Rescue Remaining Chibok Girls
Abuja Lawyer Asks Court to Stop Senate from Inviting Baru
Amnesty International Seeks Justice for Boko Haram Suspects
Kwankwansiyya Support Organisation Honours THISDAY with Award
Independence Day Bombing: Okah, Son, Testify
FG Set to Enforce No Work, No Pay Law During Strikes
FG Files Fraud Charges against Senator Misau
Ambode Faults FG’s Plan to Regulate Hotels, Restaurants
NRC Promises Compensation for Affected Structures on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line
Electricity Tariff Shortfalls Hits N460bn, Discos Mull Force Majeure
Senate Moves to Criminalise Secret Recruitment by MDAS
African Ambassadors Forum Honours Jonathan, Buhari as Democracy Icons
EFCC Releases Ekiti Finance Commissioner, AG
Osinbajo to Deliver Keynote Address at Oil & Gas Roundtable
Zinox Computers Boss Redeems N50m Pledge to Owerri Market Demolition Victims
Troops Evacuate Soldier Killed in Boko Haram Gun Battle, Neutralise Sect
Jang, Others Condemn Murder of Ex-HoS in Plateau
Police Declare Eight Wanted over Port Harcourt Killings
Suspect: I Attempted Robbery to Pay My Wife’s Bride Price
House Probes Ogbeh over Violation of Law Prohibiting Yam Tuber Exports
House Urges IG to Intervene in Security Crisis in Edo
Senate Withholds Immigration Budget over ‘Bondage’ PPP Agreement
Paris Club Refund: EFCC Takes Investigation to C’River
NYSC Deploys 1,600 Corps Members for Sokoto By-election
North Not Opposed to Restructuring, Say Tambuwal, Abdullahi
US Dialogue with PANDEF on Agitations in Niger Delta
Aid Workers Flee Gwoza as Military Foils Another Boko Haram Attack
ASSAPIN, Stakeholders Lament Low Budgetary Allocation to Agricultural Sector
Gunmen Kill Ex Plateau HoS, Soldier in Night Attack
Elumelu: Nigeria Must Prioritise SMEs to Drive Development
StandChart Bank Foresees Strong Global Growth
Nigeria Wins World Bank’s Youth Development Initiative
Ikeja Hotel Plc Records N128m Loss in Nine Months
Sekibo: Entrepreneurship, Antidote for Youth Unemployment
Data Rollover: Telcos Give NCC Condition for Compliance
External Borrowing: Buhari Mortgaging Our Future, Warns PDP
Anambra Election: Ekwueme Backs Out on Obiano, Supports Obaze
Enugu APC Crisis: State Chairman Speaks on Why They Want Onyeama…
Education for the Underprivileged
Celebrating Ogidi New Yam Festival
A New Vista for IDPs
Nigeria’s Poor Implementation of Health Pledges
Accidents, Childhood Fever, Illness During Pregnancy Can Cause Mental Disorder
Cancer Treatment First Alternative Therapy Arrives Nigeria
Amity Awards to Honour Best Hands in LUTH
Oluwatayo: Mental Health Issues Can Impair Performance at Work
Panama Declares Holiday for First World Cup Qualification
Standard Chartered, Liverpool FC Partner to Tackle Avoidable Blindness
Neymar Returns as Dijon FC Hosts PSG Live on StarTimes
NWFL Takes Super 4 Programme to Emotan College
Fashanu Warns Eagles to Expect Tough Opponents in Russia
Argentina, Portugal, Panama Qualify, USA, Chile Out
World Teachers’ Day: Boosting Teachers’ Morale for Effective Teaching
Aisha Buhari: Book on Inspiration to be Included in Curriculum
Principal Solicits Parents’ Support for Safety Education
Chevron Partners JOA to Donate Books to Schools in Delta, Ondo
Ex Childville School Student Wins Microsoft Office Contest
Intels Vows to Fight Back as NPA Terminates Pilotage Agreement


NNPC says Osinbajo gave approval for N640 billion contract; vice president’s office keeps mum
The presidency is yet to clarify its role in the NNPC controversy.
Nigeria commences major review of health sector; public doctors may be barred from private practice
15 killed as Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack – Official
Three Soldiers, Eight Others Arrested For Alleged Theft
Police Recover Vehicle Used In Dumping Tagbo’s Body From Davido’s House
PHOTOS: See Primary Four Questions Kaduna Teachers Could Not Answer
NIS Entered Agreements That Put Nigeria In “bondage”, Senate Says; Suspends Budget Consideration
Nigerian Govt To Begin Mass Yellow Fever Vaccination December – Minister
Again, Nigerian Govt Expresses Commitment To Return Of Chibok Girls
Nigerian Govt Denies Stopping Post-UTME Examination
Amnesty International Calls For Fair Trial Of Boko Haram Suspects
Child, Adolescent Obesity Increases Tenfold In Last Four Decades – WHO
American Firm Signs Pact To Provide Health Facilities, Train Health Workers Across Northern Nigeria
Seven Tips To Avoid Monkeypox
Buhari Approved N640 Billion Oil Contracts From His Sick Bed In London, NNPC Chief Baru Indicates
Nigeria’s 10 most powerful trade unions
Features & Interviews


Court jails man 5 years over fake drugs importation
Ex Gov Dariye closes case in alleged N1.162bn fraud trial
Buhari seeks Senate’s approval for $5.5bn foreign loan
You have no business being corrupt, Olanipekun tells judges, magistrates
N9.7bn Sure-P Fund: N450m used to offset overheads, FG witness tells…
FCTA reaffirms Dec. target for completion of Abuja Light Rail
Nigeria records 33 suspected cases of Monkey pox – Minister
Army, Police dismiss monkey pox vaccination in Anambra
Monkey pox rumour: Enugu Government, Police urge residents to remain calm
Panic-stricken parents withdraw children from schools in South-East
Education minister dismisses reports on cancellation of post-UTME
Benue NMA embarks on indefinite strike
Police arrest couple, nurse in Kano for buying boy, 5
FCT Police boss lauds Minister for upgrading, restoring communication mast
Court jails man 5 years over fake drugs importation
PDP criticizes FG’s $5.5bn loan bid
Atiku urges FG to initiate policies to empower young girls
Reps. to probe Agriculture Ministry, others over alleged exportation of rotten…
Gov. Bello dissolves Niger cabinet
Reps to probe alleged extra-judicial killings by policemen in Rivers
Academy of Motion Pictures meets over allegations against Weinstein
Nigeria’s Mo Abudu makes list of 25 Most Powerful Women in…
Pop musician Davido cancels performance in honour of late friend
OXFAM advocates more investment in agriculture, support for smallholder farmers
Economic Summit: Experts advocate increased funding for research institutes
NESG, Governors’ Forum sign MoU on national economic competitiveness
Osinbajo, Elumelu, Rice seek youth development at summit
Nasarawa State Assembly passes N22.2bn supplementary budget
FG saves N120bn by checking ghost workers, personnel costs
Portugal, France, Argentina qualify for Russia 2018
Education minister dismisses reports on cancellation of post-UTME


Concession With Tax Holidays For Bad Roads
Police Quiz Davido, Aides Over Death Of Tagbo, DJ Olu, Amechina
Why FG Banned Medical Doctors From Private Practice
Commotion In S-East Over ‘vaccine’
Restructuring: You Can’t Treat Unequals Equally, El-rufai Tells Igbos, Others
Unless Nigeria Repositions Its Education Sector, Quest For Devt ‘ll Be Futile – Odunsi
IMF Warns Nigeria, Others On Dangers Of Foreign Loans
Court Orders Forfeiture Of Diezani’s 56 Houses Worth $21m
WAEC/NECO: Obaze Blasts Obiano For Loss Of No. 1 Position
Researcher Develops Collage With Synthetic Fingernails, Effective In Painting
$5.5bn Loan: It’s Attempt To Mortgage Future Of The Nation —PDP
Group Flays Abia Govt, Lawmakers Over FG Projects
Ex-councillors Threaten Obiano, Obaze Over Unpaid Entitlements
‘I Went Into Robbery For My Wife’s Bride Price’
Ozubulu People Root For Nwoye, Say APGA Has Outlived Its Relevance
Power Uti Arrested Over Wife’s Death
Local Content: Miele Gallery Backs FG Diversification Programme
Police Quiz Davido, Aides Over Death Of Tagbo, DJ Olu, Amechina
Why FG Banned Medical Doctors From Private Practice
Commotion In S-East Over ‘vaccine’
Court Orders Forfeiture Of Diezani’s 56 Houses Worth $21m
‘I Went Into Robbery For My Wife’s Bride Price’
Breaking: Reps Ask NGF To Disregard Senate Report On Constitution Amendment
Girl Child Day: FG Renews Commitment For Release Of Remaining Chibok Girls
I Don’t Like Sexually Submissive Women!
Sister Finds It Difficult To Cope With Her Divorce
I’m Off My Man Now I’m Pregnant
I Just Want To Be Loved
Which Was More Painful, Husband’s Betrayal Or Her Sister’s?
I Will Be Damned If I Don’t Speak Out — Liz Benson-Ameye
Police Arrest Davido, Quiz Aides Over Friend’s Death
Nigeria’s Screen Diva, Genevieve Nnaji Stars In Hollywood Film
Infidelity: Weinstein’s Wife Quits, Says Husband’s Actions Were “unforgivable”
Eminem Says Trump Is Incompetent, Prejudiced
Restructuring: You Can’t Treat Unequals Equally, El-rufai Tells Igbos, Others
WAEC/NECO: Obaze Blasts Obiano For Loss Of No. 1 Position
Ex-councillors Threaten Obiano, Obaze Over Unpaid Entitlements
Ozubulu People Root For Nwoye, Say APGA Has Outlived Its Relevance
Ezeemo Unfolds Plans For Security, Health, Agriculture
Power Uti Arrested Over Wife’s Death
Governor’s Cup Quarter Finalists Emerge
Ighalo, Oboabona Give Scholarship To Less Privileged Girls
CHAN 2018 Host: CAF To Decide Saturday
Messi: World Cup Empty Without Argentina


Heartland Beat FirstBank, Gain Promotion To NPFL
Vidal Makes U-Turn, Rescinds Decision To Quit Chile National Team
Dembele’s Doctor Claims Stress Of Moving To Barcelona Influenced 4-Month Hamstring Injury
Chambers Signs Contract Extension At Arsenal
Ogu ‘Proud’ Super Eagles Made Nigerians Happy
CAF Set To Name 2018 CHAN Hosts, Confirm Cameroon For 2019 AFCON
Man United Legend Scholes Interviewed For Oldham Manager Job
Rohr: Super Eagles Don’t Have World Class Goalkeeper, Enyeama Must Earn Recall
Mourinho Says No Problem As Fellaini Joins Pogba, Carrick As United’s Injury-Hit Stars

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