News Headlines Jan 15, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Killings: Buhari meets Benue leaders today
Hoodlums attack Ogun police station, free suspects, destroy cars
Fulani herdsmen are killers, not victims –Taraba govt
Bakare advocates restructuring, slams FG over killings
I bought my gun for cultism, not robbery – Suspect
Buhari and Nigeria’s killing fields
Fulani herdsmen are killers, not victims –Taraba govt
Enugu pastor backs Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark
RMAFC backs new petrol subsidy regime
I started raping after my girlfriend left — Suspect
Kano APC groups clash at wedding, six injured
Investor warns buyers off 9mobile
Amaechi weeps, says punishment awaits murderers in Rivers
Anti-corruption war must be fought like jihad – Magu
Gunmen abduct former Bayelsa commissioner, soldier
Joshua, Parker fight confirmed for March 31
[BREAKING] Benue youths, Police in a shoot-out
Mum of five divorces human husband, marries ghost
Political rivals turn wedding fatiha into boxing arena
Kano cemetery attendants threaten to commercialise services
Gunmen kill corps member in Imo
Police parade Libyan deportee, 61 other suspected criminals
Police kill three, recover arms from fleeing robbers
Police comb Kano community for gunmen who killed four
Anambra rerun: Ex-APGA chair, Umeh, wins, Ngige protests
PDP challenges APC govs to conduct LG poll
PDP wins Taraba by-election
Benue killings: Plateau gov apologises over comments
I will contest under PDP, says female presidential aspirant
Southern govs, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others reject cattle colonies
Dad didn’t expect to come back alive from Congo peace mission –Louis Edet’s daughter
Investor warns buyers off 9mobile
UN appoints Adeosun into pension fund’s investment panel
Govt, private sector collaboration’ll end building collapse – Eaton
Economy’ll perform better this year, says Udoma
Fixing an overdrawn bank account
Gov Ishaku berates Sunusi over genocide claim against Fulani in Taraba 
Salisu urges teamwork as Eagles battle Rwanda
Violence rocks Katsina, Pillars clash
Liverpool end Manchester City’s unbeaten Premier League run
Latest English Premier League table (Wk 23)
Bundesliga: Dortmund drop Aubameyang again for disciplinary reasons
IMark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million after pay gap controversy
I regret getting married– Gifty Powers
Editorial: 2018: Economic prospects still delicate
Fuel pricing: Kachikwu’s desperate options
A case for ranching


With 12% Rise in Fourteen Days•Nigerian Stocks Are World’s Best• Dangote cement leads gains as rally continues on the back of rising oil prices
Lalong Apologises for Comments on Benue Killings, Ortom Thanks Nigerians
Nigeria Consolidates Status as AfDB’s Largest Shareholder
Still on Murderous Fulani Kidnapper
United Capital to Appeal Ruling as Court Nullifies 9mobile Board
Udoma: Indicators Point to Better Economic Performance in 2018
Bakare Clarifies Presidential Ambition
UN Appoints Adeosun into Pension Fund Investments C’ttee
Court Grants SERAP Leave to Compel FG to Prosecute N’Assembly for Budget Padding
Kwankwaso, Ganduje Supporters Clash in Kano
NAF Takes Delivery of Five Additional Super Mushsak Aircraft
Ortom: Saturday’s Skirmish in Makurdi was Based on Rumours
Ex-commissioner, Soldier Abducted in Bayelsa
Lagos CP Activates Response Team to Patrol Apapa Traffic
Patronise Cart Pushers, Face Prosecution, Lagos Warns Residents
We Will Never Rest Until Normalcy is Returned to Nasarawa/Benue Border, Says Al-Makura
Adesina, Aig-Imoukhuede and Others to Join Eminent Persons Panel in Liberia
Arrest Miyetti Allah Officials over Benue Killings, HURIWA Tells Buhari
We’re Not Fooled by Zakzaky’s Video Clip, Says Shiite Group
Amaechi: Killers of Rivers People will Face the Law
Jakande Estate Residents Tackle Ikeja Electric over Epileptic Power Supply, Crazy Bills
Innoson Owner Accuses EFCC of Double Standards in Dispute with GTBank
Oil Marketers Canvass for Total Deregulation of Petroleum Downstream Sub-sector
Swipha Explains Why It Shut Down Operations
Ranaissance Hotel Ikeja Rebrands to Raddisson Blu 
Ecobank Restates Convenience of Xpress Account 
Fidelity Bank Rewards 13 Customers with N16m 
Alhassan Chooses to Stay Put, Says She Won’t Join Atiku in…
Armed Forces Day: Atiku Hails Gallantry of Nigerian Troops
Buhari Welcomes Outcomes of Anambra, Taraba, FCT Polls
The Adamawa Massacre
Ilorin’s New Year Stampede
Home-based Eagles Open Group C Account against Rwanda 
Liverpool Ends Man City’s Unbeaten Run in Seven-goal Thriller
Champions Plateau Utd, Tornadoes, Rivers Utd in Flying Start of New Season 
Bournemouth Rally Back to Shock Arsenal 2-1 
Federer: At 36, I Should Not be Favourite for Title
Over 100 Top Runners Ready for Race Access/Lagos Marathon
2017: Who Ate Our Christmas Meat?

The Nation

Killings: IBB, Oyedepo, Bakare demand action
Miyetti Allah asks for justice, compensation
Court sacks 9Mobile’s interim board
Buhari meets Ortom, Benue stakeholders today in Abuja
Nigerian ‘human trafficker’ held in Libya
N2.8 tr federal road projects going on, says Fed Govt
Falana to Fed Govt: release El-Zakzaky now
Court reserves verdict in ex-Ekiti NURTW’s chair’s murder
Nigeria consolidates position as AfDB’s largest shareholder
PDP urges Buhari to visit Benue
Air Force gets five Super Mushsak aircraft from Pakistan
Breaking: Buhari, Saraki, Dogara in a meeting over Benue killings
Herdsmen want FG, states to check activities of international pastoralists
Revive existing grazing reserves instead of cattle colonies — Herdsmen advises FG
Female presidential aspirant to contest under PDP
2018 Australian Open: Key absentees create curiosities, possibilities
Incredible! Liverpool 4 – 3 Manchester City @ Anfied
2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Top runners ready for race
Russia 2018 desire propels Eagles in Morocco
‘Ekiti needs a selfless governor’
APC Unity Forum mobilises for 2019
Gombe APC aspirant urges support for Buhari’s re-election
COSON storms Enugu for music copyright royalty enforcement
US-based music duo Roze storms Nigeria with new single
Funke Akindele no longer cast of “Avengers: Infinity War”
Non-academic staff accuse UNILAG of victimisation
Ambode: we won’t neglect ex-servicemen’s families
‘Grant fiscal autonomy to councils, assemblies’
Residents hail governor on Pen Cinema bridge
Herdsmen attacks: Transcript of Oyedepo’s warning
116 quoted companies to fall under one-kobo pricing rules
Mercedes-Benz Citan makes its debut
Deutsche Bank appoints new trade finance head for SSA
‘Why we are asking for 5% SMEs interest rate’


Narratives On Jan 15 Armed Forces Day
With Time Rangers Will Come Out Strong — Ogunbote
Killings In Benue, Taraba, Others Fuelled By Harsh Laws — Miyetti Allah
I Won’t Impose Candidates On APC— Amaechi
Akwa Utd Stun Rangers 2- 0 In League Opener
State Of The Nation: Jettison 2019 Polls, Restructure Nigeria, Bakare Tells Buhari
We Have No Refineries; We Have Scraps – Dele Sobowale
Stop All Senseless Bloodshed, IBB Warns
Security Personnel Disperse Youths, Stop Further Riots In Makurdi
Federal Investigation Team Storms FGC Odogbolu Over Crisis Today
Fuel Pricing: Kachikwu’s Desperate Options – Henry Boyo
How 2016 NBA Election Was Rigged With A Laptop, Witness Tells Court
CAN Calls For Prayers Over Benue Killings
Electricity: The High Cost Of Living In Darkness
Referee Kicks Nantes Player As Paris Saint-Germain Edge To Victory
Suarez Fires Barcelona Nine Clear In Sociedad Fightback
Analysts Project Profit Taking Equities Market This Week
President Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara behind closed doors in Aso Rock
Benue massacre: Buhari meets Benue leaders
Benue killings: Lalong apologizes to Ortom, withdraws offensive remark
El Zakzaky: We are not placated – IMN
PDP shamed as Aregbesola vindicated – APC
‘Shithole’ projected on Trump’s hotel in Washington
Trump says immigration deal ‘probably dead’
Referee kicks Nantes player as Paris Saint-Germain edge to victory
Mourinho keen to tie up long-term De Gea deal
Why you need to get the loving right this new year
‘Jumanji’ leads the box office pack over holiday weekend
Pasuma finally meets blind boy who sings like him on the street
Lanre Lawanson joins Kunle Afolayan, Banky W at New York Film Academy

The Sun

Benue: Bakare hits FG as IBB demands end to bloodshed
•Pastor accuses govt of complicity
Delta/Ekiti LGs: APC afraid of credible polls –PDP
Kidnappers abduct ex-commissioner in Bayelsa
MASSOB warns South East govs, monarchs against cattle colony
TCN applauds Enugu govt over Nsukka 30MVA powerline
Benue killings: No militia camp in Tunga –IGP
•Lalong apologises to Ortom • We’re ready to defend our land –Tiv youths CHAN 2018: Rohr propels Home Eagles with W/Cup promises
•As team opens campaign against Rwanda today
Mass transit: Why Lagos, transporters engage in tug-of-war over terminals
Killings: Miyetti Allah makes 5 demands
•Herdsmen are aggressors in Benue –Govt
FG terminates Dangote’s TCN contract
…Companies to refund $75.5m
Killings: Buhari summons gov, stakeholders to Abuja parley
•Arrest Miyetti Allah officials, HURIWA tells FG
MASSOB warns South East govs, monarchs against cattle colony
Black Thursday in Benue
For Benue, we weep
PR professionals as errand boys (2)
Could PDP be undergoing quiet transformation?
Imo 2019: New realities for Okigwe South
Iranian oil tanker explodes, official says no hope of survivors
Liberia: Johnson-Sirleaf expelled from Unity Party
Panic in Hawaii after ballistic missile false alarm
Benue herdsmen’s attacks: The politics, intrigues
2017: Lagos Assembly’s year of bills, controversies
Buhari’s government not fair to women -ASWAON boss
Cost of insurance premium killing maritime business, says Okesanjo, NSML boss
Joshua rules out post-fight handshake for Parker
Onyekuru targets March return
Umeh dedicates victory to rule of law
TCN applauds Enugu govt over Nsukka 30MVA powerline
EDITORIAL: Checking tax evasion by MDA contractors


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