Nigerian Newspapers Today – 31st October 2019


  • Atiku loses, APC mocks PDP, opposition attacks judiciary
  • Gunmen kidnap another Edo judge, kill orderly
  • Data capture: Reps committee query NIMC over diaspora enrolment fees
  • Corruption, an embarrassing topic, says Buhari in Riyadh
  • Court refuses transferring Maina’s case to another judge
  • Again, court denies Jalingo bail
  • NIMC insists on N5,000 for ID card renewal
  • Minimum wage: National, state councils meet on negotiations Tuesday
  • Missing IAAF money: ICPC reschedules Adeleye’s interrogation
  • FG lifts suspension on North-East humanitarian groups
  • PoS agents slam N50 charge, operators protest
  • 3,050MW Mambilla project moribund in 20 years – Ishaku
  • NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Katsina
  • Nigeria exports N90.33bn solid minerals in three years
  • MTN deactivates 600,000 subscribers, grows by 12.1%
  • Govs recruiting private security outfits –Gani Adams
  • Abducted Enugu priest freed
  • Ojukwu teaching hospital doctors threaten strike again
  • Gunmen abduct philanthropist’s father in Katsina
  • Kano, Kaduna, Kebbi top school feeding beneficiaries’ list
  • Lagos shuts 14 health facilities over non-compliance
  • Airport worker returns Ondo accountant-general’s iPhones, N300,000
  • Police move arrested editor, journalist to Ilorin, Abuja
  • Kano lawyers pay 100 prison inmates’ fines


The Nation

  • Buhari welcomes Saudi firm’s partnership with NNPC to revive refineries
  • Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting in Aso Rock
  • APC loses Senate, Reps seats in Sokoto
  • Ecobank’s N5b suit against Obat Oil for hearing Nov 18 
  • Maina paid N3b, opened 12 accounts in my bank, says witness
  • Purchase of 820 buses probe: Court adjourns Ambode’s suit to Nov. 20
  • FG lifts ban on Mercy Corps, Action Against Hunger
  • Nigeria-Turkey trade hits $490m 
  • INEC to deliver materials with helicopters
  • Fed Govt to inaugurate 100KW solar mini grid in Akwa Ibom Thursday
  • Customs intercepts expired rice, other contraband worth N1.7b in Rivers
  • ANA president seeks stiffer penalties against piracy 
  • Rotary launches campaign against polio
  • FUOYE announces resumption after two month
  • New minimum wage: Nasarawa to commence implementation
  • Katsina Assembly clears Buhari’s sister, 16 others as Commissioners
  • LAUTECH crisis: Oyo Assembly appeals to UI for help
  • We’ll speed up C-of-Os’ issuance, says Sanwo-Olu
  • First Lagos military governor Mobolaji Johnson dies at 83



  • Supreme Court upholds Buhari’s election over Atiku
  • Reps to raise Diaspora Commission’s budget
  • Gunmen kidnap Benin Court of Appeal Judge Chioma Nwosu
  • Court throws out case against 4 RevolutionNow protesters in Ogun
  • Okada rider bags 14 years imprisonment for sodomizing 9-year-old boy
  • Supreme Court verdict, part of our democratic challenges — Atiku
  • Journalist Jalingo’s trial: Masked witnesses divide lawyers
  • Nigerian Navy impounds 1221 bags smuggled rice, arrests seven suspects in Calabar
  • FG to begin sale of new housing units soon nationwide – Fashola
  • FG targets 5m tons LPG consumption by 2023
  • Freight Forwarding: Only law abiding operators’ll be allowed —Amaechi
  • Police quiz 6 persons at Force HQ on the attack of Oshiomhole’s house
  • Kogi, Bayelsa: INEC boss urges media to be objective
  • Umahi sacks aide for allegedly misinforming public
  • Why Afri-Exim Bank is investing N18 billion in Imo – Ihedioha
  • Abdulrazaq’s female nominees impress Kwara Assembly
  • One Way traffic offenders: Lagos auctions 53 impounded vehicles


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