News Headlines Dec 27, 2017. News Headlines From Nigeria’s  Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 27, 2017. News Headlines From Nigeria’s  Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

No petrol in our depots despite NNPC’s promises – DAPPMA
Banks set up fund to fight e-fraud
Officials looted NSITF’s $48.5m, says Olojeme
Dangote, others donate N300m at Dogara’s 50th birthday ceremony
Is proposal to sell National Arts Theatre, TBS appropriate?
Schmidt steps down as Alphabet’s owner
SNEPCo MD, other Shell workers bag NSE fellowship
Petroleum explorationists’ body gets new president
Zenith Bank gets new directors
How stigma, govt policies cause 60,000 HIV births annually
Fun, show of force as Buratai, troops celebrate Christmas in Gwoza
Peaceful celebration in Plateau
Fun seekers throng Badagry
Fashion designers record high patronage
Trailer kills one in Enugu
After expensive training, scores of Nigerian pilots face uncertain future
Infrastructural development depends on government guarantees – DMO
SEC, IST move to check market abuses
Oando shareholders condemn OSSG, reiterate support for firm
Doctor, parents, sister die in Benue road crash
How to locate your missing phone
Liberian presidential election: George Weah’s running…
I sleep with men for self-harm, says woman who was raped at…
Man vows to recoup money paid by his dad to prostitute
Law School’s position on hijab unlawful –Muslim lawyers
Voting ends in contentious Liberia presidential run-off…
Alleged N919m fraud: EFCC, ICPC begin probe of suspended…
Zenith Bank gets new directors
Bus conductor dies, eight injured in Lagos auto crashes
Police fail to arrest shooters of DPO
Robbers in police uniform arrested on Christmas eve
Woman fined for hacking husband’s emails
Reps propose primaries for presidential, gov aspirants in states, LGs
Guardiola plans rotation
I don’t know if I’ll stay at United – Fellaini
Ex-stars urge Musa to quit Leicester
Agege Stadium’ll be ready for Champions League – Lagos
Fury could be my toughest fight in 2018 – Joshua
Kane proud to end Messi-Ronaldo duopoly
ILagos establishes six primary schools
From 2018, stop misusing these adverbs
I was so poor I couldn’t afford school uniforms —VC
Workers in Oyo schools lament bleak Christmas celebration
African Youth Parliament honours Adeleke University
UNIUYO women honour ex-VC, retirees
Peter Okoye, joins Olamide, others at Lagos music fiesta
Editorial: Reviving public fire fighting agencies
My predictions for the economy in 2018
That N10bn solar energy proposal
The controversial $1bn insurgency fund
Please, end this fuel crisis


FG Blasts Critics of $1bn ECA Withdrawal, Says They Are Unpatriotic Elements
MPC May Not Meet Due to Lack of Quorum
Fuel Supply Improves in Lagos, Scarcity Persists in Abuja
Airline Operators Lament Failure of Security Agencies to Check Unruly Passengers
Hunger, Malaria, Snake Bite Kill 13 Chibok Girls in Boko Haram Custody
Osinbajo: Petrol Queues to Disappear in Few Days
Gunmen Kill Six in Another Attack on Southern Kaduna
Buhari Eulogises Dogara, Says He is Link Between Executive and Legislature
SEC Partners Securities Tribunal to Curb Market Infractions
Policeman, Three Others Killed in Cross River
Buhari Hosts Int’l Conference on Lake Chad Early Next Year
SERAP Asks Buhari to Propose Bill on Right to Regular Fuel Supply
Falana Urges Lagos CJ to Inspect Detention Centres
Adedoja Disowns ‘Fresh PDP’, Says Court ‘ll Redress National Convention Injustice
Hijab Controversy: Hundreds Protest in Ilorin
Boko Haram: UNDP Trains 2,000 Civilian JTF, Vigilantes on Capacity Building
Dayo Exco Drags PDP to Court over Dissolution, Seeks Removal of Akinwonmi
Atiku Dismisses Face-off with Secondus
FCTA Misses Deadline on Completion of Abuja Light Rail Project
Troops Recover 200 Cows from Rustlers, Kill Three Terrorists
NCC Plans Unused Data Roll over to 14 Days
Exam Ethics Collaborates with ICPC to Curb Malpractices
Ex-PDP Governor Dumps Party for APC
Umeh Appeals to INEC Not to Stop Anambra Central Rerun Election
Ekiti LG Polls Confirmation of Our Popularity, Says PDP
John Holt Celebrates 120 Years With Indigent Patients, Orphans, Others
Wike Advises APC to Apologise for Executing Evil against Rivers People
Lagos Rolls out 820 Buses to Mitigate Traffic Congestion
Iheanacho: NNPC’s Monopoly of Petrol Supply Causes Scarcity
Stop Opening New Varsities, Iwuanyanwu Advises FG
Six Killed in Benue Christmas Day Attack
Strange Killings Worry Niger LG Boss
Ishaku: Taraba Funds are for Development
Ijaw Youths Disagree over NDDC Board Tenure
Devt of Nuclear Technologies will Enhance Nigeria’s Economic Position in Africa, Says Russian Envoy
Fuel Scarcity Kills Boxing Day Aura in Jos
St. John’s Old Boys Hold Grand Reunion
2018 Digital Switch Over Deadline Not Sacrosanct, Says Adokwe
Report: Ineffective Metering Major Drawback to Power Sector Reform
SEC Moves to Strengthen Monitoring of Bond Proceeds Usage
NAHCON Urged to Give Priority to Indigenous Carriers
Linkage Assurance Promises Better Returns to Shareholders
Intels Showers Gifts, Cash on Less Privileged Children
Buhari’s Unimpressive Outing
In Defence of Aregbesola
Facelift for Ladipo Market
Someone to Lean On
Dominant Liverpool Hit Five, as Man Utd Fumbles at Home
Team Nigeria Athletes Intensify Training in Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt
SWAN Advisory Council Applauds NEC over Mitchell Obi’s Re-election
Diogu Excited to Be D’Tigers’ Captain, Looks Forward to World Cup Qualifiers
In Praise of the UN Resolution On Jerusalem
In Praise of the UN Resolution On Jerusalem

The Nation

Caution as fuel queues reduce in Lagos, Ibadan
Patience Jonathan’s $15m: EFCC urges court to ignore firms
Facts about $1b security vote distorted, says Federal Govt
Buhari raises 17-man fact-finding mission for Libyan returnees
Ex-NSITF boss: no link with Jonathan campaign
DPR gives free petrol in Abuja
The twists and turns around 34-year-old Ajaokuta Steel Company
Fuel scarcity: Aregbesola warns against hoarding
‘We’ll build Lagos that works for all’
Olukoya restates commitment to music education
Fun seekers troop to Badagry beach, others on Boxing Day
Group holds symposium on sexuality rights
Police intercept N15m fake drugs in Zaria
Dickson warns against politicising security funding 
Old students mark Golden Jubilee
Non- academic staff strike not ending soon – SSANU
9th Governor’s Belt: Akintayo, Team Lagos stand out
Junior Orange Bowl Golf Championships: Georgia Oboh battles 42 others in US
Katsina Utd versus Pillars is a derby clash, says Nwagua
Aggreh terminates FC IfeanyiUbah contract over unpaid salaries
COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2018: Athletes Intensify Training
Ike Diogu eyes FIBA World Cup
Taekwondo national junior championship gets date
Actress Yewande Adekoya alleged with credit card fraud
Artistes set to thrill at ‘Shades of Grey’
Bestman Games unveils Bible Game
Seek appropriate healthcare services during pregnancy – Expert
Festive periods are usually delicate, says RRS commander
Ambode solicits support for vulnerable children
Ambode’s wife distributes gift to children
Monarch warns land buyers in Ibeju-Lekki
Top five dances from Eastern Nigeria
Ekiti: Makinde Araoye empowers aged citizens,others
LASU undergoing internal cleansing – Spokesman
Don’t distort information on sacked lecturers, LASU tells ASUU
ITFC, Afreximbank support African trade with $100m, 50m Euros
Rivers, Shell sign MoU on gas supply
Access Bank gets CBN’s sustainable banking awards
‘No second runway for under-utilised airports’



 Whither The Elusive ‘Looters List’?
Ganduje Demands Apology From Kwankwaso Over Comments On Buhari
Boko Haram: LP Raps FG Over $1bn Withdrawal From ECA
Tension In Owerri Over Renaming Of Maria Assumpta Avenue As Buhari Road
Croatia Coach : I Know My Starting XI Against Nigeria
Amaechi Vs Abe: Wike Warned Me —Abe
Christmas Day Bloodbath: Policeman, 5 Others Killed In Cross River Communal Clash
Buhari And His Critics: A Combative Christmas Holiday
Arrest And Prosecution Of Serving Judges: The Role Of National Judicial Council
Poor State Of Councils Will Make It A Sweeping Victory For APC — Spokesman
Nnanyelugo Widows Rejoice On Xmas With Enugu Deputy Gov
The Failure Side Of Muhammadu Buhari
PENSION: Police Get N340bn Assets Under Management In 3 Years
Why Are We Incapable Of Telling Each Other The Truth In Nigeria?
Ekweremadu Donates To Gombe IDPs, Fetes Enugu Widows
Why We Made Note 8 Bigger, Bolder — Samsung
With Ogboru On Our Side, We Are Sure Of Victory — ERUE
Gunmen kill 7 in Benue attacks
Nigeria spends N157bn on vehicles, aircraft parts, vessels importation
DSDP, high cost, interest rate responsible for scarcity
$1bn not too much to fight insecurity — FG
Buhari approves Nigeria’s hosting of Lake Chad conference on ecosystem
Abuja land owners drag IGP to court over illegal seizure of properties
Poor state of councils will make it a sweeping victory for APC — Spokesman
Delta LG Polls: Ogboru, APC is not a threat in Ethiope East — PDP
You will see the result of your taxes in Ika South — Okoh, PDP candidate
Kante beats Mbappe to best French player award
Commonwealth games 2018: Athletes intensify training in Abuja, Lagos, PH
Weah: Wenger helped me soar in Europe
Coutinho inspires Liverpool’s 5-0 rout of Swansea City
All I want now is just sex
My girl’s gone off sex!
My daughter needs to be brought down to earth
Fans react as Davido, Wizkid settle supremacy rift
EDITORIAL: Whither the elusive ‘looters list’?
IST demands increased funding for operational efficiency
Nnanyelugo widows rejoice on Xmas with Enugu Deputy Gov
WHO confirms 32 yellow fever cases in Nigeria.

The Guardian

 Fuel crisis may linger as NNPC shuns private depots
Gunmen, herdsmen kill nine, injure five in Benue, Adamawa
Buhari felicitates with Yakubu Dogara at 50
Gombe’s N104.9 billion budget for future security, says Dankwambo
Faction drags PDP to court in Ogun over dissolution of exco
NITDA, Microsoft sign MoU to strengthen local ICT innovation, adoption
Okoh urges government to prioritise electricity, health, education
Julius Berger bags award
Liberty of unionism and the need for stable academic calendar
 Lingard saves United as Burnley add to Mourinho woes
Chelsea close on Man United after Brighton win
Yaya Toure ends international retirement
Injured Tsonga withdraws from season-opener in Doha
Kane sets Premier League goal record
Salah determined to win titles at Liverpool
 Nigeria’s maritime sector in troubled waters
Globacom positions as Nigeria’s largest telecoms operator
Power sector achieves new transmission peak of 5, 222.3MW
Recommended retail price and consumer
 Editorial: Cleaning up the Nigerian judiciary
Israel and the Arab world
The controversial insurgency fund
All those who ruined my Christmas
Nigeria, religious bodies and warehouses
In Katsina, governorship contenders queue up for 2019
Dogara a torchbearer for younger generation – Timi Frank
Techy Christmas gifts raise child’s cancer risk
Diet of tomatoes, fruits helps restore lungs damaged by smoking
Gynaecologists link high maternal, child mortality to traditional delivery methods
What To Know About High And Low Blood Sugar Levels
NCC admits 2017 tough for telecoms sector’s growth
Nigeria losing 72% Internet revenues to United States’
WhatsApp might not work on your phone from December 31
Smartphone markets in Nigeria, South Africa enter early stages of recovery

Daily Trust

Kane amongst world’s best, Tottenham boss Pochettino says
Firmino strikes twice as Liverpool crush Swansea
Zamfara to investigate cause of N183m TETFund project fire
Liberia: Model of democracy in Africa — Jonathan
Nigeria may lose board seat, million dollar projects over IDB dues
Thousands of police guard govs, ministers, lawmakers
FG justifies $1bn for Boko Haram war
Oil majors, IPMAN confirm receipt of fuel supply
Atiku: I have no frosty relationship with Secondus, PDP governors
NAF establishes modern gym for servicemen in Maiduguri
Hazy weather: Flight delays, cancellations to persist — NIMET
Fuel queues: DPR dispenses free petrol to motorists in Abuja
FG adopts BPSR scorecard for MDAs websites
Gwoza, erstwhile B/Haram ‘seat of caliphate’, celebrates Christmas with troops
Residents return home after insurgents’ attack on Borno village
Xmas: FRSC laments avoidable crashes, reckless convoy drivers
NSCDC arrests 26 marketers for selling fuel above N145
.. deploys personnel to filling stations
Protesters demand removal of army officer for ‘inhuman treatment’
ACF condemns Southern Kaduna killings
Ekweremadu to build mini stadium in Aninri LGA
8 suspects arrested over killings
Police DPO shot by armed bandits in Katsina
TCN restores electricity days after fire gutted Kano transformer
Buhari to inaugurate international conference on Lake Chad
‎2019: PDP plans to win northern states, south-west
Despite your lies, Nigerians still prefer Buhari, Shittu tells PDP
Adedoja dissociates self from Fresh PDP
Athletes intensify training for 2018 Commonwealth Games
10 things you need to know about broke former Arsenal star, Eboue
Top 10 hottest Naija artistes of 2017
Health worker shortage hits crisis mode—and dealing blows to women, children
NDLEA arrests 180 drug suspects in Nasarawa
Mob sets ablaze ‘one chance’ suspect in Madallah
Kuje chairman commissions water project at Monu village
All those who ruined my Christmas
Have we seen the back of Boko Haram?
Unfinished business of this year
It is the subsidy, stupid
Behold the Year of the Crocodile
Sule Katagum, the Civil Service and future of public administration
Editorial: Stiffer penalties for traffic offenders

The Sun

Buhari, Osinbajo salute Dogara at 50

PDP, APC fight over Buhari’s age
•President’s inconsistent age claim national disgrace   –Opposition party  •Call for resignation
Dogara raises N265m for IDPs at 50th birthday 
Fuel crisis: Trailer kills 4, crushes vehicles on queue, in Enugu NNPC mega station
… Why scarcity persists –Depot owners
Boko Haram: War not over yet -FG
Okorocha under fire for renaming Assumpta Avenue to Muhammadu Buhari Way
Gunmen attack filling station, kill 3, abduct 3 others in Niger 
Police officer killed, 10 houses destroyed in C’ River
Raiding my house won’t stop me from telling the truth –Maina
Gunmen kidnap Rivers monarch
Politics of fuel scarcity
Buhari to inaugurate conference on restoration of Lake Chad
We’ve exhibited genuine leadership since assumption of office –Aregbesola
Fire guts shops in Ondo on Christmas Day
Weah tackles Liberian VP in run-off
Italy rescues 250 migrants in Mediterranean
British frigate shadows Russian warship in North Sea
Anti-grazing law ’ll curb loss of lives -Akase
2019: How PDP can regain power -Okelekwe
No moneybags, godfathers in ANRP – Fashina, party scribe
OyaOya debuts online on-demand trading platform
Nigeria .ng domains hit 100,973
ICT: 2017 in retrospect
Yaya Toure set to make CIV return
EPL: Jesus, a fighter –Guardiola
Chelsea, Tottenham win big, as Burnley holds Man U
53% Nigerians don’t have access to Internet – Huawei
EDITORIAL: INEC and unwieldy political parties
• Bwari, Dawaki residents at loggerheads
Day Ekweremadu carried restructuring crusade to UNN
The Sun shines, clinches 2017 NAPTIP Human Trafficking Award
Group spreads joy in Osun community
•Clears N22m accumulated electricity bill,   gives widows lifeline
‘Birthday anniversary’ incorrect
“EFCC arrests Innoson Motors CEO after hours stand off” (sic) Voice of The Nation: hours’ standoff.  “…your…
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