News Headlines Jan 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 7, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

2019: Nigerians say no to Buhari’s re-election bid …cite herdsmen killings, others as reasons
Herdsmen kill 10 in fresh Benue attacks
Marketers give conditions to sell petrol at N145
Dead appointees: APC not involved in compilation of final list, says Oyegun
Those who practise polygamy live longer than those in monogamy — Tanko Yakasai
FG makes N909bn from VAT in one year
Buhari should caution herdsmen in his local language — Okeowo
Final-year student killed by herdsmen
FG knows our attackers, they must be arrested — Ortom
Military deploys fighter jets in N’East, silent on Benue killings
Tsav, Agada, others slam IG for comments on Benue
‘Why PDP leaders prefer Dankwambo as presidential candidate’
One dies, INEC office burnt in Delta
Delta LG poll: Woman gives birth in Niger Bridge gridlock
Resist another petrol price increase, Aremu urges Nigerians
Budget: Ministry proposes N1bn for TV station
BREAKING: Army, DSS kill notorious kidnapper, Don Waney
Health minister leads panel treating Buhari’s son
Teenager’s corpse found floating in Osun River
Trouble on the move: Gangs control coaches on Lagos trains, feed fat on illegal fares
89-year-old great-grandmother raped in her home as another looked on laughing
Kidnapping: Doctors threaten to withdraw services
Militant attacks will disrupt oil production this year — Oni
A new political alliance may challenge APC, PDP in 2018 — Ojo
Experts differ on FG’s total rice importation ban
Unemployment fear grows as more Nigerians lose jobs
Disruptive technologies that will shape the year
Nigeria imports dirty fuel one year after ban
Opportunities abound in beverage industry – Lacasera MD
Nigeria needs more varsities for admission seekers – Prof. Kwanashie
CJN should do more this year — Adeniran
FG should tackle rice smuggling in 2018 — Owoeye
Monfils wins Qatar Open title
Russian doping, FIFA bribery highlight year 2017
Barcelona agree to sign Coutinho from Liverpool
Bobsleigh team highlight 2018 sporting activities
BREAKING: Hughes sacked as Stoke manager after Cup exit
World’s biggest transfers
Man keeps daughter as sex slave for 22 years, fathers her eight children
Artisan hangs self live on webcam on Christmas Day
Artistes to watch in 2018
Thrombosed piles
Blurry vision, excess urination signs of diabetes — Expert
Infertility in humans and animals (2)
I was to take rice and chicken to my in-laws for New Year, now I’m taking their daughter’s corpse to them — Wokocha
New Year mayhem: Kwara victims count losses
Editorial: Buhari’s unguarded statement on restructuring
Why I write on governance and reform


Despite Security Deployment, Herdsmen Killings in Benue State Continue
Oyegun: How We Will Sell APC in 2019
Gunmen Abduct Cameroon Separatist Leader in Abuja
Delta Council Poll Causes Heavy Gridlock on Niger Bridge
Wife of Boko Haram Factional Leader Killed by Military
On the Eve of 2019 Elections!
Ngige: FG Has Created 8m Blue Collar Jobs in Less than 3 Years
Don’t Hike Fuel Price, PDP Warns FG
CAN to FG: Act Decisively against Fulani Herdsmen to Stop Attacks
10 killed in Adamawa
Delta Council Poll Causes Heavy Gridlock on Niger Bridge
4 Feared Dead in Dawn Attack in Taraba
2018 Prophecy: Ajose Warn Buhari, Tinubu to Adhere to Medications
Omisore Fetes Retirees
56-year-old Italian Delivers Baby Girl through Natural Birth
Catholic Bishops’ President Differs with Buhari on Restructuring
UN Produces Guidelines to Help Cabin Crews Identify, Report Human Trafficking
NDLEA Seizes 272kg of Cannabis
Group Raises the Alarm over Alleged Missing Relief Materials in Adamawa
Imo 2019: Reps Member Joins Guber Race, Pledges Excellent Pension Plan
Harmattan Fire Guts School in Anambra
25 Migrants Drown in Fresh Shipwreck Off Libya
NLC Raises the Alarm over Alleged Salary Irregularities in Kano Civil Service
You’ve Secured Better Future for Osun, Methodist Church Lauds Aregbesola
2019: Onicha Clan to Adopt Umahi Jan 27
2019: Imposition May Affect PDP in Ebonyi, Group Warns
406 Patients Benefit from Wamakko’s Free Eye Care Programme in Sokoto
Bishop Timothy Charges Christians to Follow Dictates of God
Taofik Adegbite, Diaspora Returnee, Breaking through Tremendously
YES of Course! Founder of UK-based BEN TV, Alistair Soyode, Gears up for 2019
Emergency! Nigerian Doctors Seek Better Treatment Abroad
Making America Great Again and Global Security in 2018: the Lessons for Nigeria
Don’t Hike Fuel Price, PDP Warns FG
Investors Expect N189 Billion from Bonds Maturing in 2018
Breaches at Lagos Airport Runway: Nigeria Risks Losing Safety Certifications
Nigeria’s Manufacturing Sector: From Inertia to Nine Consecutive Months of Growth
Finding Solution to Perennial System Collapse
Weah: A Soccer Icon’s Political Mandate
Bloody Start in Benue, Kaduna, Rivers!
What is the Attraction to APC?
Fola Adeola Hits 64
Dear God, Shame My Husband’s Enemies! Ayo Fayose’s Wife Blows Hot
Why Folashade Tinubu-Ojo Opted for Motherhood through Surrogate Mom
Barcelona Buy Coutinho from Liverpool for £142m
Federer, Bencic Win Hopman Cup for Switzerland
Sunday Oliseh: The ‘Governor’ of Sittard
The President Nigeria Badly Needs
Editorial: The Nigerian Killing Fields

The Nation

15 killed in dawn attack in Taraba
Mark: EFCC uncovers ‘strange’ payment of N2.9b to 54 senators
Benue: 6 killed in fresh Fulani herdsmen attacks
Two shot, DSIEC office razed as violence mars Delta LG polls
Oyegun: New APC leadership to emerge before June
Wife of Boko Haram’s factional leader, Mamman Nur, killed — Army
US-based Nigerian couple to pay N44m for enslaving nanny
2019: North and the jostle for Buhari’s job
Methodist Church lauds Aregbesola
I’m a very stable genius, declares Trump
Graham-Douglas hails Dickson
NDLEA seizes 19 sacks of India hemp in Osun
‘We appreciate govt’s efforts to address environmental nightmare in Ogoniland’
Nigeria needs a new beginning – Garba
It’s Ondo’s turn to produce NDDC boss, Ijaw Congress insists
Poly Ibadan reopens January 8
Kwara committee orders cut in Poly tuition fees
Akwa United unveils new players set for new season
Barcelona seal Coutinho deal for £142million 
Injured Onyekuru happy to be back at Everton
Sergio Aguero scores twice in Burnley thrashing
40 Oman supporters injured in Gulf Cup celebration
Buhari congratulates African football player of the year, Asisat Oshoala
Everton seals £27m Cenk Tosun deal
Unease in PDP over Makarfi’s ambition
‘Nigerians have no reason risking death going to Europe’
Mafe: My people want me in House of Reps
Shady Blue follows up with ‘Kampe’
Thrills at the Calabar Carnival 2017
Actress enters New Year with free health initiative
BVN: Anxiety as over 5m microfinance banks’ customers risk account forfeiture
Why we should invest in solar energy
Dangote Cooperative to diversify into real estate, banking, others
Preserving tomatoes/pepper till next season


Delta LG Polls: One Dead, SIEC Office Set Ablaze
Those Who Massacred Our People Are Walking The Streets Free – Orbunde, Chief Of Staff To Gov Ortom
CAF Awards ‘No Show’ Will Spur Eagles, Says Rohr
Movies That Ruled The Cinemas In 2017
The Omoku Massacres
Mgbidi Crusade Ends Today
‘New Cancer’ Threatens Women, Girls In The North
President We Have Versus The President We Need
8 Reasons It’s Tough To Wait On God
Christians Should Be Prepared At All Times
I’m Dying For A Collabo With Wizkid – Seth
I’m Under Pressure To Remarry Four Years After My Wife’s Death — Fuji Star, Sefiu Alao
Churches Asked To Check Divorce Rates
Etsu Nupe, Oluwo, Eze Dick, Others Storm Rivers For Eleme Monarch
NDDC Cleans Up Delta
Obasi Leads Alaba Igbo Traders Association
2019 Presidency: Northern Youths Clash Over Buhari’s Re-Election Bid
Another 16 reportedly killed in Benue, 49 corpses for mass burial
APC dissociates self from Buhari’s ‘dead’ appointments
Village head, 15 others killed in fresh herdsmen attack on Benue communities.
Benue killings: IGP deploys 5 units of PMF, helicopters, intelligence team
CHAN: Eagles flight to Morocco suffers delay
NFF holds seminar for match commissioners
FIFA U20 WWC: S/Africa confirms date for clash against Falconets

Dino Sporting Club searches for young Okochas, Kanus
How far would you go experimenting with love-making?!
Would You Spend A fortune On A Good Housekeeper?!
Like mothers, like daughters
I don’t mind marrying a Muslim — Irene Ibekwe
Movies that ruled the cinemas in 2017
I inherited gene of dancing from my mum — Pinki Debbie
Good sex more valuable than money — Afro-pop singer, Soti
EDITORIAL: Declare full-scale war on human traffickers
New Minimum Wage’ll be binding on states – Ngige
All Macs, iOS devices affected by chip security flaws – Apple warns
‘New cancer’ threatens women, girls in the North

The Guardian

 ‘Why 2018 budget may not be ready in first quarter’
Violence mars Delta council poll
Many shades of Calabar Carnival 2017
 $40b needed to fund railway projects in Nigeria, says Amaechi
Fuel scarcity is declaration of economic war, says Aremu
Air Force, Army inflict heavy loss on terrorists
IGP orders CPs to stop further attacks by suspected herdsmen
28 inmates still at large after Akwa Ibom jailbreak
Christian group tasks FG on restructuring
 Hero to ‘very homesick boy’: how Tevez unravelled in China
Guardiola apologises to Dyche after touchline row
Barcelona sign 160-million-euro Coutinho in 3rd richest deal
Zidane sure of Ronaldo’s stay
Buhari hails Oshoala on CAF’s award
Our players won CAF’s award without controversy, says Laloko
 Editorial: Nigeria and the scourge of corruption
 The fuel holiday is not ending
2019: Because Buhari is too old to run – Part 2
Lagos and the defining moments of 2017
Clever people doing stupid things – Trouble
 How INEC loses its impartiality in Anambra State
Buhari’s anti-restructuring stance as war against democracy
Nigeria’s killing fields get bloodier
Fulani herdsmen do not have monopoly of violence, says Ortom
 Zarnellia… Breeding fresh collectors at Arogundade’s new space
Necessity for the restitution of Africa’s cultural objects
Poverty, precarity and ethics of representing Nigeria, Nay Africa – Part 2
KOK, Yomi Fash-Lanso, others support inter-tribal marriage in Professor Johnbull

Daily Trust

Minister heads team of doctors for Buhari’s son
950 Boko Haram fighters surrender in Borno
BENUE NEW YEAR DAY ATTACK: ‘They Mowed Us Down With Guns, Machetes’
Boards list: We were not carried along – Oyegun
Buhari, Osinbajo to grace Abia APC mega rally
Reminiscences with Samuel Efurosibina Mosugu
More deaths recorded in Benue attacks’
Atiku didn’t fight third term – Sen Dansadau
Will Ahmed make it to Senate in 2019?
Chelsea loan Ike Ugbo to MK Dons
2017 Jos Polo: Malcomines extends Governor’s Cup supremacy
World Military Polo 2018: 12-12 Polo Club hosts super powers
.How to keep bird flu at bay
Rice farmers tell Buhari: Smuggling remains biggest threat
Why Fertilizer diversion in Anambra is near impossible
Nasarawa man impregnates his mother-in-law, says he was seduced
The Menace of ‘Nigerian Time’
Editorial: Comedy of errors
.Former lawmaker dragged to court over N3.4m debt


APC Not Involved In Final Compilation Of Board Appointments – Odigie-Oyegun
IGP Deploys Additional 5 Police Units To Benue, Rivers Over Killings
Dangote Sugar, Int’l Breweries, Fidelity Bank Top 2017 Best Performing Stocks
Inside Kaduna’s N5bn Inland Dry Port
Shock, Sadness Grip Kinsmen As Ex-Bayelsa Justice Commissioner Dies Mysteriously
Benue Killings: Time To Act Is Now Says GPN
Migration 2017: An Unfading Experience Of Carnival Calabar
Wenger Likens George Weah’s Life To Film Script
We Know Super Eagles’ Weak Link – Argentina Coach
Benue’s Grazing Law, Massacre And Sound Bites
2018 As Blood-soaked New Year
Lalong Consolidates Towards 2019
Egbu Declaration And Okorocha’s Game Plan
Umahi Versus Thickening Opposition
Oyo’s Looming APC, PDP 2019 Crunchy Battles
Examining Gandujiyya, Kwankwassiyya Battle For Soul Of Kano APC
PDP And Daunting Task Before Dickson’s Committee
Maritime 2018: Infrastructure Upgrade, Security, Funds Top Need
Proposed 2018 Budget: Ride On Crest Of Optimism

The Sun

Igbere cultural carnival ‘ll promote tourism – Kalu
Dead board members: APC not involved in final compilation –Oyegun
…Says ruling party will hit ground running this year
One dies, as violence mars Delta LG poll
•Okowa expresses satisfaction with electoral process •2 Electoral offenders caught with guns
11 killed in fresh herdsmen attack
My son now stable, Aisha Buhari thanks Nigerians
Aiteo/CAF award : Amuneke thumbs up CAF 
Ways to cope with harmattan season illnesses
How I got global fame – Jemima Osunde, actress
My mum was very religious, but didn’t go to church – Femi Kuti, musician
Customs arrests 207 suspects over 4,492 seizures worth N12.7bn
…Hails N’Assembly’s support
Igbere cultural carnival ‘ll promote tourism – Kalu
I am not confused about who i am – Erelu Abiola Dosunmu
New year resolution – you must monitor your health
Re: 2018: It’s yet time to meet citizens’ expectations
How not to conduct investigative hearing
IGP Idris vs the Elombahs
Why Writers like me write on governance and reform
When a woman cheats…
She gave me a strange invitation’
Tips for better relationships in 2018
“No girl likes two alpha males in her space at the same time”
Late achievers: you are not alone
Astronaut John Young has died at 87
2019: furore over Mbaka’s bombshell on Buhari’s second term bid
…Drogba’s phone stolen in Ghana
•As CAF apologises for Shatta Wale no show
Tributes pour in for Guinea legend Papa Camara
1,050 Boko Haram insurgents surrender, many flee
EDITORIAL: Benue: One killing too many

New Telegraph

Father of Osun First Baby of the Year dies in motorcycle accident
Cult war: Wike alleges plot to make Rivers unsafe
Buhari’ll lose 2019 election -Prophet Omale
Benue killings: 51 fresh corpses recovered
Killing, arson mar Delta LG polls
How I met my hubby –Nabila Funke Oritsefemi
Wife of Boko Haram’s factional leader, Mamman Nur, killed -Army
We want more business in 2018 –Undertakers
Agbakoba: Nigeria is swimming in ethnic, religious wars
Reining in the dissident PDP group
Benue, Rivers killings: Police deploy helicopters, special forces
Forget second term, Okogie, Yakassai, Arewa, others tell Buhari
I’ve not made money, only passion has kept me in Nollywood –Shan George
Benue killings: Youths raise militia group to tackle herdsmen
Paris Club refund: Dickson okays N5.6bn for salary arrears
Domestic violence: Church has failed in its duties –Evangelist Rasheed
Over 30 slaughtered, three villages burnt in Taraba
Benue killings: 51 fresh corpses recovered
Killing, arson mar Delta LG polls
Hubby is pillar of support in my career –Hon. Fatee Muhammed
OPEC oil cut adherence rises in December
Millionaire footballers paid below their worth
Eboue, Okpara: Soccer stars ruined by their estranged wives
9mobile: NCC’s ‘consolidation’ favours Glo, Airtel
Nigeria will get better if we enthrone righteousness –Muoka
Bossladies Nest 35: In every woman is dove, viper
Wife of Boko Haram’s factional leader, Mamman Nur, killed -Army
Nigeria’s rice revolution: Facts, fables


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