NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TRUST NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [18 DECEMBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Daily Trust Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 18 December, 2017.

Mon, 18 Dec 2017
A group under the umbrella of Youth Takeover Nigeria 2019 (YTN2019) has charged the state assemblies to ensure the passage of the Not Too Young To Run bill by voting in affirmation. 

Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Tiv Community Support Group in Nasarawa State has endorsed Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura as its sole candidate for the Southern Senatorial District ahead of the preparation for the 2019 contest. 

Mon, 18 Dec 2017
For more than a week now, activities in many federal universities have been paralysed due to the strike action jointly embarked upon by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities [SSANU], Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities [NASU] and National Association of Academic Technologists [NAAT] under the aegis of a Joint Action Committee, JAC. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
A group under the umbrella of Youth Takeover Nigeria 2019 (YTN2019) has charged the state assemblies to ensure the passage of the Not Too Young To Run bill by voting in affirmation. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Tiv Community Support Group in Nasarawa State has endorsed Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura as its sole candidate for the Southern Senatorial District ahead of the preparation for the 2019 contest. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
For more than a week now, activities in many federal universities have been paralysed due to the strike action jointly embarked upon by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities [SSANU], Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities [NASU] and National Association of Academic Technologists [NAAT] under the aegis of a Joint Action Committee, JAC. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Following last Saturdays defection of some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, a chieftain of the PDP, Alhaji Adebisi Olopoenia, yesterday said only former governor of the state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, is politically relevant among the defectors. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Nigerians woke up early last week only to find long queues of vehicles at petrol filling stations, signalling yet another fuel scarcity and taking us back to the days of suffering and uncertainty. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Over 2 million northern youths have expressed interest in working for the actualization of the Sule Lamido presidency in 2019, the North-west zonal coordinator of the Lamido For President Group, Alhaji Sani Liti Yankwani, has said. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the proposed amendment of the law establishing the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led state government as a ploy to strangulate opposition parties. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
As the 2019 election draws closer, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has described the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the only hope for the survival of the Igbo race.


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The abducted chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of Dobi ward in Gwagwalada Area Council, Abubakar Sarki, has regained freedom. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Ahead of the Christmas celebration, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) has donated food items and clothing materials to over 250 widows and orphans in the FCT as part of its reach-out programme. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The FCT Health and Human Services Secretary, Barr. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Police officers at Gwarinpa Division have recovered an iPhone 6 suspected to have been stolen in Abuja from a Nigerian in India. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Chairman of Abaji Area Council, Alhaji Abdulrahman Ajiya, yesterday, ordered officials of the National Orientation Agency, Abaji office, to stop the screening of successful applicants for the N-power scheme in the area. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
A Nyanya Customary Court, Abuja, has struck out a divorce case, filed by Mrs Peace Asuquo, praying the court to dissolve her marriage because of her husbands relationship with other women. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
YouthRISE Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation, has decried human rights abuse of drug users at both rehabilitation and detention centres.


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
It comes as a friendly shock to learn that a part of Calabar is known as Nasarawa, and that over time everyone has grown to accept this name. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
A 22-year-old man has been arrested by security agents for allegedly kidnapping and killing a five-year-old boy in Plateau State. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Veteran column readers will remember that I told many of these stories for the benefit of our youngsters back in 2010 when we marked 50 years of Nigerias independence. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria has disclosed that it has been able to further reduce electronic fraud incidence by 40 percent, from N652. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Senate Committee on Lands, Housing & Urban Development has called on the shareholders of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) which include the Federal Government, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) to pay up their equity contribution and actualize the recapitalization of the Bank. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Ogun State Government has indicated that its readiness to approach the capital market to raise funds to support the infrastructural development of the state. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
It is now over a year since nickel, a world class solid mineral, was discovered in Dangoma of Kaninkon Chiefdom in Jemaa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, but not much has been done due to huge funding required for the exploration and community related issues, Daily Trust finding reveals. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
A company, Asahi Brands has introduced nitrogen gas filled tyres in Kaduna. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Federal Government has unveiled plans to build eight power plants with 28. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Abuja District Society, has honoured some of its members for hard work, diligence and dedication to the course of the association.


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Genesys Tech Hub has promised to award a seed investment worth over N10 million in cash and support to three young start-ups selected by judges in the technology conference tagged GenesysIGNITE. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
A leading digital marketing agency in Nigeria, ADE Digital Media, has promised to empower youth with digital skills aimed at encouraging digital innovations across Africa. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has launched a Curriculum Vitae (CV) web repository and Job Portal to help corps members become gainfully employed after their service year. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) said too little has been done to protect children from the perils of the digital world and increase their access to safe online content. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Liverpool had far too much attacking power for Bournemouth to withstand as they moved back into the top four with a 4-0 win at the Vitality Stadium. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Manchester United moved back within 11 points of Premier League leaders Manchester City by holding on to beat West Brom, who remain winless under Alan Pardew. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka, a 2002 World Cup winner with Brazil, has retired. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Justin Rose played 30 holes yesterday in the weather-delayed Indonesian Masters to claim an eight-stroke victory at Royale Jakarta Golf Club. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The federal government has so far spent N1. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Nigerias national U-17 girls team, the Flamingoes, yesterday scraped through to the final round of the African qualification series for the 6th FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup, but only on the away goal rule after tying 1-1 with Ethiopia on aggregate. 


Mon, 18 Dec 2017
The royal participation of the Lamido Adamawa, HRH Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa and the dominance of Kaduna teams, were the biggest highlights as the ancient kingdom of Keffi, celebrated one of its grandest moments, hosting the prestigious Keffi Polo Ranch Open Tournament, which came to a colourful climax last weekend.
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