News Headlines Dec 24, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Dec 24, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch


Nigerians groan as government denies hike
We can no longer import, sell fuel at N145/litre — Marketers
Workers face bleak Xmas as governors fail to pay December salaries
Buhari paid Boko Haram €3m for release of Chibok girls — Report
When Nigerians get to US, they never return to their huts — Trump
UN vote: No decision to sanction Nigeria yet, says US
Jonathan’s campaign chief to spend Christmas in EFCC custody
Watch your utterances, Presidency tells religious leaders
Fuel scarcity during Christmas, deliberate sabotage — CAN
APC shuns Ekiti LG polls
LASU tackles ASUU over panel of inquiry
Dickson’s ex-adviser found dead in Patience Jonathan’s hotel
PFN seeks God’s intervention in tackling economic hardship
NSCDC destroys 156 illegal refineries in Rivers
We don’t deserve marginalisation in Edo — Ijaw
Tinubu’s spraying prowess
Firdaus’ decision on hijab wrong, condemnable – Ogunye
Fuel scarcity: Buhari summons NNPC boss
Gunman kills four in Kaduna attack
 Man slashes flatmate’s manhood over smoking
FIRS accuses MDAs of not filing tax returns
Building on the success of Enugu tech start-up expo
70% of e-commerce start-ups in Nigeria, others unprofitable — Report
IITA chief applauds cassava weed management programme
Ericsson to raise $370m for 5G research
Firdaus broke no rule wearing hijab — Adetola-Kaseem
27 YEARS AFTER, NIGERIAN PRO-LEAGUE TOTTERS
English Premier League table
Shearer record inspired Kane’s landmark treble
Guardiola lauds Man City ‘legend’ Aguero
Five conclusions from Barca’s El Clasico cruise
English Premier League results
Asking Adesua out was a joke –Adekunle Gold
Persistent hiccups: Why do they happen?
Festivity and family conflict
Causes of family conflict
Crazy bills, scarce meters: Our ordeal in the hands of electricity companies, consumers cry
Editorial: Reversing high incidence of heart diseases deaths
Poor in the midst of plenty
The grinch of Christmas present
African youths must solve the continent’s challenges

ThisDay



OIC: Presidency Warns Shariah Council against Divisive Utterances
Why FG Plans N32bn Vehicle Transit Parks across Nigeria
Gunmen Kill Four in Southern Kaduna
Mnangagwa Names Former Army Chief Chiwenga as Deputy
We Have No Hands in Crisis Rocking Your Party, APC…
Bayelsa Politician Dies in Ex-First Lady’s Hotel
Ohanaeze Berates FG for Fuel Scarcity
Wike: I Accept Your Endorsements Only If You Commit to Defend Your Votes
Yuletide: Lagos Donates Trailer-loads of LAKE Rice to Security Agencies
…And Its Ambitious N345billion Budget
Reekado Banks, L.A.X, Humble Smith Light up Benin at Cool Breeze party
Yuletide: Edo Govt tasks residents on cleanliness, sets up taskforce
Udoma: Buhari’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan on Target, Irreversible
The Ogun Rice Revolution
TTP: As NSC Confronts Challenge of Land Transportation System
DMO: $3.3bn Dual Borrowing Supports CBN’s Aspiration to Cut Interest Rates
NNPC in the Dock as Petrol Scarcity Persists in Yuletide
When Funding Security Is Subject to Debate
Bello and the Double Registration Quagmire
All the Winners at Best of Nollywood
OGUNSUYI, SANGOLADE EMERGE WINNERS OF 2017 ‘SPELL & THRILL’ COMPETITION
Slkay returns with new song, FABU
Sam Okenye is Making Good Music for a Cause
Ebuka Hosts Big Brother Naija
Barcelona Thrash Madrid 3-0 in El Clasico
City Claim Straight 17th Win, Kane Equals Record
Late Leicester Goal Denies Man United Win


The Nation




Fuel: Buhari rejects marketers’ demand for price increase
Gunman kills four at Christmas carol service in Kaduna
Former Bayelsa gov’s aide found dead in hotel room
Trump: Nigerians live in huts, Haitians ‘all have AIDS’
CHRISTMAS: BETTER DAYS AHEAD FOR NIGERIANS – BUHARI
NNPC intensifies effort to flood market with products
SPECIAL REPORT: HOW GOVT BLEW BILLIONS ON ABANDONED PHCs
Yuletide: Lagos donates Lake rice to security agencies
Let Love, peace dominate Christmas
Publisher donates building to Lagos primary school
Critics of anti-corruption war are treasury looters
Archaic auditing methods costing Nigeria billions, says auditors
Liberia’s Presidential Re-run: Jonathan leads NDI Observation Mission
Medview Airlines apologises to passengers on flight delays
2019: We will provide viable alternative to APC, PDP, says LP
Real Reason for Ronaldo’s Poor La Liga Form Revealed
Frustrations in Everton, Chelsea Stalemate
Barcelona Thrash Real Madrid 3-0 @ Bernabeu
Ekiti 2018: PDP will be defeated – Ojo
Kwara 2019: APC, PDP in battle for the south
No Nigerian can defeat Buhari in 2019 – Gundiri

DEYEMI OKANLAWON: I’ve never seen my wife jealous
Shina Peller celebrates mum at 70
Dangote, Otedola, others converge on Abuja for Dogara @ 50
Aderonke made me impotent, cries husband
Gunmen snatch seven weeks old baby
Suspected ritualists kill three family members at Ikorodu
NDLEA arrests suspected drug baron in Nasarawa
What next for AMCON?
Ex-bankers to file fresh suit against CBN, others over N9.8b entitlements
Coca-Cola unveils Schweppes Novida
Abandoned projects: NASS orders prosecution of defaulting contractors



The Sun




Fuel scarcity: Nation groans at Christmas
El Clasico victory : It’s special Xmas gift for Barca fans –Messi
Kalu sues for religious tolerance
Buhari preaches sacrifice, good neighbourliness, peace at Christmas
Gunman kills 4, injures 8 in Kaduna
• El-Rufai condemns attack, sues for calm
APC chieftain found dead in hotel
TERRORISM : ISIS A BIG THREAT – COLONEL AJAYI (RETD)
• EX-ARMY OFFICER TELLS WHY NIGERIA IS FERTILE GROUND FOR FOREIGN ATTACK •
Endless fury over Innoson
My domestic abuse ordeal – Gloria Doyle, singer
Cervical cancer: Why teenage girls must be vaccinated against HPV –Adibo
Fuel scarcity: Nation groans at Christmas
Kalu sues for religious tolerance
Free transport: Excitement as Enugu returnees commend Gov Ugwuanyi
Yuletide: Lagos donates trailer-loads of Lake Rice to security agencies


Success secret mum taught me – Mrs Tokunbo Edun
Fireworks over 2018 budget
Never reignite old flames this Christmas
‘He dumped me for uploading a guy’s picture’
Characteristics of healthy relationships
“it turned out to be a striptease club!”
Why we shouldn’t give up in life
The greatness of gratitude
Christmas blues: Why are December heart attacks the most deadly?
The truth they won’t tell Buhari
Jesus Christ and vision
2018 BUDGET: ANOTHER UNFOLDING MESSY proposal
2019: BUHARI WON’T ACCEPT AUTOMATIC TICKET – GOV AL-MAKURA
…SAYS NIGERIANS SHOULD APPRECIATE PRESIDENT
Anambra West bubbles for Nwobodo Nelson Unity Cup
Pepsi Academy to build on Arsenal win at COPA Lagos
Buhari preaches sacrifice, good neighbourliness, peace at Christmas
Stop and Search: IGP makes U-turn, orders SARS’ return to the roads
…Says, New order is to prevent crimes, criminality during Yuletide


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