News Headlines Dec 28, 2017. Headlines From Nigerian Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Dec 28, 2017. Headlines From Nigerian Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Fuel scarcity may end in few days – Major marketers
Buhari’s son breaks limb in bike crash, undergoes surgery
To whom does Buhari’s ‘human side’ matter?
Ex-boxer beats wife to death over Christmas food
Bitcoin slumps through $15,000 after biggest rally
Court remands Ekiti monarch, others for alleged murder
Man had sex with retarded woman – Police
Who Presidential documentary ‘epp?’
FG awarded $1.1tn contracts to unregistered companies – PDP
Half pay: Osun workers begin strike, shut down secretariat
Two children disappear during Jumat service in Lagos
Fayose’s call for Buhari’s resignation, a joke – Oni
Electrician accused of stealing phone kills witness
Weah camp claims victory in Liberia presidential poll
NAF to acquire $593m US aircraft February
Wenger slams Mourinho
Half pay: Osun workers begin strike, shut down secretariat
Cops kill cult member in gun duel
Shot DPO foiled robbery, kidnapping operation – Katsina police
Rihanna’s cousin shot dead on Boxing Day
Woman watches helplessly as husband burns to death in car accident
Supporters urge Atiku to declare presidential ambition
Faleke knocks Bello for comparing himself to Buhari
I’ll always be a friend of Ndigbo, says President
Go to court, Kashamu tells aggrieved PDP members
State chairmen not supporting ‘Fresh PDP’ –Delta chair
Accident: Saraki prays for Buhari’s son
New factional group doesn’t have state chairmen’s support –Delta PDP
Buhari congratulates Christopher Kolade at 85
JPMorgan fined $2.8m for improper safeguarding of Nigerian securities
NNPC suspends petrol sale over car explosion near station
DSO: Nigeria to gain N900bn, says NBC DG
Foreign debt servicing gulped $197.29m in Q3 – DMO
Govt creating better environment to attract investments – Udoma
Why we abandoned Abuja stadium – NFF
Real, Barca interest in Kane inevitable — Shearer
Struggling French club target Enyeama
Liverpool land van Dijk in world record deal
We are ready for CHAN –Eagles
Executive fun at Island Club Christmas dance
Shakira cancels tour, hopes for June return
Idanre tells sad story of Nigeria’s cocoa industry
Heavy use of generators puts Nigeria’s climate plans in jeopardy
What retailers can do with unsold gadgets
Editorial: Buhari should revisit monetisation, perks
Imo State and an absentee legislature
On IAPG’s white paper on responsible mining
20 sexual health encounters that can spoil Christmas for couples
Have A fabulous Christmas with low budget
Sexual intercourse is a spiritual union!


US Promises to Help Nigeria Exterminate Boko Haram
Crude Oil Price Hits May 2015 High at $67 per barrel
APC Chieftain to Sponsor Mass Wedding of 100 couples in Sokoto
Blame Game Continues as Fuel Scarcity Persists in Abuja
Buhari: I Never Hated Ndigbo
Innoson Raps EFCC, Says Charge is Laughable
UNICEF Laments Large Scale Attacks on Children in Conflict Zones
Buhari’s Son, Yusuf, Undergoes Surgery After Power-bike Crash
Tiwa Savage, Wizkid Robbed in Private Jet on Lagos Airport Runway
Audit Report: How Nigerian Judges, Court Officials Defrauded Govt of N4.8bn
NUT Accuses El-Rufai of Violating Court Order
Bad Weather Causes Flight Delays, Cancellations at Abuja Airport
Address Trade, Economic Issues Now, FG Tells WTO
Buhari Greets Kolade at 85
LASG: N1.046tn Budget Signals Robust Economic Outlook in 2018
Osun Govt, Labour Leaders Hold Talks as Workers Embark on Strike
Oddiri Slams N500m Libel Suit against Etiaba, Others
Ooni of Ife, Ozolua Partner To Tackle Malnutrition In Africa
Lawyer Advocates Domestication of Administration of Criminal Justice Act in States
Man Stabs Friend to Death over Missing Phone
Fuel Crisis: Onuesoke Urges Soyinka, Falana, Odumakin, Utomi, Other Activists to Speak Out
Ogun Customs Impounds 23 Vehicles, 391 Bags of Rice, Others During Yuletide
Fuel Scarcity: Fayose Only Joking over Call for Buhari’s Resignation
Right Groups Urge FG to Revoke EEDC Licence for Poor Performance
EFCC May Cripple Multiparty Democracy If…, Says HURIWA
Anambra Earnestly Awaits Central Senatorial Rerun, Group Tells INEC
Don’t Sell Above N200 Per Litre, Fayose Warns Marketers
Ijaw Cleric Urges Buhari to Save Nigerians From Hardship, Develop Riverine Communities
Traditional Rulers Want Attackers, Kidnappers Of Monarchs Prosecuted
Xmas/ Boxing Day Celebrations: Seven Killed, 91 Injured in Edo Road Crashes
NEPZA Licences Three New Free Trade Zones
EKEDC Celebrates Amoda at Retirement, Book Launch
Methodist Prelate Endorses Ugwuanyi for Second Term in Office
Monarch, Five Others Arraigned, Remanded for Alleged Murder
CBN Extends Settlement Banking Arrangement
JPMorgan Fined $2.8m over Improper Safeguards for Customers
Ecobank, Partners LASEPA, LAWMA on Cleaner Lagos Initiative
Group Launches Wealth Creation Platform
Equities Market Opens Week Bearish on Continuing Sell Pressure
Mohammed: In Governance, there Should be Public-Private Partnership
Okelekwe: 2019 Presidential Election is PDP’s to Lose
Chukwueke: No Regret Supporting Buhari
Anticipating Cuppy’s Crossroads Takeover on New Year’s Eve
Garlands for the Gallant
Events that Shaped the Health Sector in 2017
Don’t Disrepute MDCN, Group Cautions Young Doctors
National Assembly Pledges to Address Poor Funding of NAFDAC Activities
90,000 Persons Benefit from Malaria Services in Akwa Ibom
Lawani: Obesity is the Foundation of Most Non Communicable Diseases
Injury May Force Onyekuru to Miss Russia 2018
CAF Congratulates Liberia’s ‘President-elect’ Weah
Oladosu Emerges Best at GOtv Boxing Night 13, Pockets N2.5m
Pepsi Academy to Build on Defeat of Arsenal at COPA Lagos
Liverpool to Sign Southampton Defender for World Record £75m
Edo Community Begins Marathon Race to Groom Talents
Still Borrowing from Tomorrow…

The Nation

NNPC indicts marketers for failure to import fuel
NNPC, DPR intensify clampdown on errant stations
U.S. Tucano fighter jets coming to battle Boko Haram
Buhari’s son ‘stable’ after bike accident
‘N20b fraud’: EFCC quizzes ex-UBEC boss Dikko, others
Liberia to get new President today
DPR, Oyo govt seal 10 filling stations in Ibadan
Police parade 30 inter-state robbers, kidnap suspects in Kogi
250,000 Nigerians benefit from MTN’s ‘Season of Surprises’
Ijaw youths blast shipowners over call for Peterside’s sack
National Assembly pledges to address poor funding of NAFDAC
Fuel: marketers reduce price in Ekiti
Buhari greets Kolade at 85
Ekiti monarch, five others remanded in prison for murder
1.6m Borno IDPs benefit from UNFPA in 12 months
Royal Wedding! Nigerian Anthony Joshua to Best Prince Harry
Sunday Olapade targets British Golf Open
£75m Done Deal! Virgil van Dijk Joins Liverpool in January
Ogunbote upbeat ahead new league season
Djokovic relishing return to tennis action
Wilshere’s future depends on financial terms – Wenger
Arsenal yet to reach final decision on Eboue
Why Nigerians ‘ll re-elect Buhari, by ex-lawmaker
‘Why Makarfi deserves PDP presidential ticket’
Ekiti 2018: Adewale unfolds ambition
How Kate Henshaw assaulted me at event
How to stay healthy during harmattan
Christmas season…season for rebirth, not revelry (2)
Commuters stranded in Lagos
Businessman accused of damaging landlord’s property
Govt appeal to residents on waste disposal
Woman ‘slashes neighbour’s head with razor’
Top five dances from Eastern Nigeria
Ekiti: Makinde Araoye empowers aged citizens,others
WAEC pledges collaboration on prisoners’ access to education
Fire guts N183m TETFund project
Profit-taking drags equities to N225b loss
Heritage Bank, Group partner on pageant
Airlines count losses as bad weather disrupts flights nationwide
SEC, IST partner to curb market infractions


NFF Set To Unveil Super Eagles Russia 2018 World Cup Plans
CHAN: Fitness Trainer Declares Eagles Unfit
Russia 2018: Neymar, Pique Warn Super Eagles Over Iceland
‘We Killed Portuguese Because N600,000 Ransom Was Too Small’
Falana Berates Kachikwu, Baru Over Fuel Scarcity
Fayose Tackles Osinbajo Over Subsidy
Unemployment: Ogbolu Tasks Women On Creativity As New Miss IWS Emerges
Who’s Jerusalem? (3)
Buhari’s Son Breaks Limb In Accident
BAR AND BENCH In 2017: The Cases, The Controversies And The Judgements
2019: Hate-Speech Airing Stations ‘Ll Be Sanctioned—NBC
Nigerians Should Be Cynical About Atiku’s Ambition
Methodist Prelate Endorses Ugwuanyi For 2nd Term In Office
Ogoni Monarchs Make U-Turn, Invite Companies To Explore Oil
Edo LG Poll: Chairmanship Aspirant Promises Job Creation
Oil Hits Approximately $67 Highs On Libyan Pipeline Blast
FG Steps Up Enforcement Of Safety Standard
US agrees to sell 12 Super Tucano planes to Nigeria

Fuel crisis: You are liars, PDP tells APC, FG
Fuel crisis: You lied, owe us N27bn, NNPC tackles oil marketers
Okorocha bows to pressure, restores Assumpta Avenue name
DSDP, high cost, interest rate responsible for scarcity
2019 Gov race: Delta APC working c’ttee adopts Okotie
Delta LG polls: What APC must do to win —NDDC EDP
Obasanjo becomes UN envoy to Liberia
George Weah’s supporters jubilate, official result Thursday
LBP, Oshiomhole’s aide trade words over alleged plot to remove Ehanire
NFF set to Unveil Super Eagles Russia 2018 World Cup plans
CHAN: Fitness trainer declares Eagles unfit
Russia 2018: Neymar, Pique warn Super Eagles over Iceland
Confirmed: Onyekuru to miss Russia 2018
Ndidi urges Leicester to focus on Liverpool clash
NNPC not FG bears the cost of fuel subsidy, say Osinbajo
Raped by my ex!
Tiwa Savage, Wizkid lose luggages at Lagos Airport
Rihanna’s cousin shot dead
Shakira cancels tour, hopes for June return
Arms importation: Customs, agents trade blame over use of scanners at Apapa port
Naira hawkers go underground as CBN, police block sources of supply
RiverBank School becomes 1st WOWBii

The Guardian

PDP optimistic about retaking Southwest
Okorocha denies renaming road after Buhari
‘Why we killed Portuguese expatriate’
 PDP accuses APC government of massive fraud in oil sector
Oil price inches towards $70, 44% above benchmark
Football legend, George Weah, set to become Liberia’s 25th president
 United States to sell A29 Super Tucano aircraft to Nigeria
Motorists decry crisis as illegal vendors make fortune in FCT
NEPZA licenses three new free trade zones
Why APC may lose Ekiti governorship election, by Oni
Aregbesola gives scorecard, urges support for administration
Your lack of oversight of oil sector behind scarcity, ASUU tells Buhari
 Liverpool agree world record deal for Van Dijk
Omeruo, Nwakaeme, Olanrewaju may miss World Cup in Russia
Birmingham City targets Shehu Abdullahi
Sterling sparkles as City claim 18th successive win
Murray takes it slow after injury woes
Liverpool’s Flanagan charged with common assault
 Oando shareholders lament effect of SEC’s investigations on share price
Rivers government, Shell Nigeria sign MoU on gas supply to industries
Proactive counselling can boost productivity, efficiency’
Dangote Cement, NB lead stock market’s N225b loss
  Editorial: Support for small and medium enterprises
 Infidelity and cheating in African tradition
Buhari’s year of sleaze
The long road to Jerusalem
Wish me not a merry Christmas
 Umahi gets support of Ebonyi South
PDP optimistic about retaking Southwest zone
DSIEC seeks media support for Delta council poll
 Clear Shoe Trend: Get Transparent In Style
#30BillionConcert : Davido Reunites Mo-Hit Records, Trends In The US
How To Live Your Best Life In 2018 – Toke Makinwa
Herbal remedy for yuletide blues
Preventing disabilities through early detection, diagnosis, treatment
New approach eliminates ‘dormant’ HIV-infected cells
Natural sources of antioxidants
 Education in retrospect, still business as usual for sector
Nwodo urges government to respect universities’ autonomy
Proprietress advocates girl-child learning, gets award
Group stakes N5m in Lagos school renovation project


US Concludes Documentation On Sale Of War Planes To Nigeria
Weah: From Soccer Star To Liberian President Announced President-elect Of Liberia
First Son Stable In Hospital After Bike Accident – Presidency
$1.1trn Worth Of Fuel Diverted By 18 Companies – PDP
PDP’s Turbulent Sojourn In The Last 12 Months
NASS’II Address Poor Funding Of NAFDAC Operations
Police Broadcasting Service Takes Off In 2018
Police Parade 30 Suspected Kidnappers Terrorising Kogi
FG Raises N7bn From Savings Bond In 10 Months
Sierra Leone 2018: Why APC Candidate Was Unveiled In Nigeria
Rivers State, Not A Conquered Territory – Abe
Nigeria Staggers Into Another Circle Of Fuel Subsidy
2017: Year Of Telecom Upheavals, Milestones
Concerns Over Rampant Cases Of Electrocution
Nigeria Risks Losing N136bn Gain Of Transit Cargoes
FG Raises N7bn From Savings Bond In 10 Months
Only 30% MDAs Have Functional Websites – FG
Confronting The Challenges Of Pastoralism

The Sun

Anxiety over Buhari’s son
•Undergoes surgery after bike crash in Abuja •He’s in stable condition, says Presidency
People spread lies to pit Igbo against me – Buhari
IGP parades 30 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Abuja
US to sell fighter jet to Nigeria
Buhari inaugurates 17-man panel on Libyan slave trade
•Orders evacuation of Nigerians in 38 days
The Sun award, great encouragement –Saraki, Senate president
How we’ll use recovered Abacha loot –FGN
How low sperm count gives men sleepless nights
• Experts proffer solutions
Scarcity persists as NNPC, depot owners bicker over N21.7bn debt
…Lagos still battling with product shortfall
CAF, African stars excited over Weah—
Soldiers kill 3 robbers in Rivers
Kiriji War
Why we don’t want National Theatre sold, by workers
… Celebrate Senate rejection of sale of national monument
The healing powers of carrot
Constipation triggers: What’s on your menu?
Re-Views from America
The year in security comedy
Lai Mohammed’s recantation
Xmas like never before
Meek and merry Christmas 
The hijab, law and our economic doldrums (2)
Libya deports 142 migrants to Guinea
Less than 1000 IS forces left in Syria, Iraq: U.S. coalition
Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners
EDITORIAL: Poor implementation of 2017 Budget

New Telegraph

Fuel scarcity: Our depots are empty – Marketers
Innoson to EFCC: I didn’t steal motorcycle spare parts
Buhari’s son sustains head injury in bike accident
Again, bandits rob private jet at Lagos airport
Wike: APC failure fuelling rigging plot in 2019
U.S. sells 12 fighter jets to Nigeria
Good night’s sleep helps in weight loss
Ekiti motorists sleep in filling stations
Fuel subsidy: FG covering monumental fraud –PDP
NNPC, marketers fight over N26.7bn debt, fuel scarcity
Christmas: Seven die, 91 injured in Edo auto crashes
El-Rufai and the making of Kaduna teachers
George Weah Announced President-Elect Of Liberia
INEC should consider staggered elections in 2019 – Kalu
Wike: APC failure fuelling rigging plot in 2019
U.S. sells 12 fighter jets to Nigeria
Good night’s sleep helps in weight loss
El-Zakzaky: Hurting memories of a massacre (II)
Kalu: Fuel scarcity due to sabotage
Lost artifact: Stealing of Nigeria’s history, identity
On Ayade’s N1.3trn, Ambode’s N1.046tn budgets
Football world celebrates ‘President’ Weah
Ekiti motorists sleep in filling stations
Oni to Fayose: You’ve failed Ekiti people
Fuel subsidy: FG covering monumental fraud –PDP
Dangote: Four arrested for killing expatriate, policemen
Nwanaga fired up ahead of Commonwealth Games
2018 Appropriation: Ominous threat to regular budget calendar
End fuel scarcity, stranded commuters beg FG
Major deaths in 2017
NNPC, marketers fight over N26.7bn debt, fuel scarcity
FX policy, others hinder telecoms growth
Ndidi warns mates ahead Liverpool clash
Christmas: Seven die, 91 injured in Edo auto crashes
JPMorgan pays $2.8m fine over improper safeguards for customers Rewane
Russia 2018: Ejide anxious to make Eagles’ return
Security: We’re fighting in 4 regions – NAF
Customs seizes N62m vehicles, rice, second-hand clothes
Businesswoman in court for unlawful incursion
Stop paying lip service to health matters, experts tell govt
NFF moved games out of Abuja for lack of facilities –Sanusi
FX as panacea to manufacturing woes
A festering act of local terrorism
Blood pressure drug linked to skin cancer
National Assembly tackles NAFDAC’s poor funding
2017 Verdict: Mr. President! Lead us well
Community names road after journalist, inaugurates projects
A’Ibom: 2018 budget not overbloa
Wike, Secondus laud Rivers Speaker’s contributions
Eduwo, Olatunbosun may miss CHAN
Buhari NEPZA nets $2.8bn in FDI – Jime
Odey tips Eagles for World Cup semis
NUT, el-Rufai at ‘war’ over teachers’ sack letters
Group tasks INEC on Anambra senatorial rerun
SEC to shareholders: Embrace initiatives to boost market
Strike: Osun labour leaders enforce compliance
NASU’s fight over UI Earned Allowance misplaced – ASUU
Ecobank MD lauds upgrade of Okpekpe Road Race
Liverpool splash €75m on defender Dijk
National ID: NIMC gazettes binding use of NINs, others
Telecoms: Airtime purchase costs Nigerians N2.68trn in 10 months
36 prisoners escape, four killed in A’Ibom jailbreak
Ondo monarchs blame govt for unending attack on colleagues
Dickson’s CPS buries mother Jan 13
Buhari’s sour side in 2017
Export: Nigeria to generate $1bn from sesame seed
NMA rates Anambra, Oyo, others low on doctors’ welfare
NIBSS: PoS recorded 12% failure rate mid-Dec.
CBN, RIFAN set to crash market price of rice
Expert: Subscribers should resist fraudulent deductions by telcos
Senator blasts Buhari’s lack of economic blueprint
Banson FC lifts CY Unity football trophy
Lawmakers: Blame executive for N’Assembly’s poor oversight
Stock market opens week negative
Rewane to Nigeria: Emulate Ghana’s approach to monetary policy
World’s wealthiest became $1trn richer in 2017’
Ijaw-Bini dispute: IYC seeks autonomous LG for Ijaw
Experts: Low entrepreneurial spirit hinders Africa’s devt
Online portal targets commodities trading
SON to expand IT-enabled services in Nigeria, others
Holiday: Federal Secretariat records low turnout of workers
NAFDAC raises alarm over fake Coartem tablet in circulation
NNPC to DAPPMA: You lied on DSDP contract


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