​News Headlines Jan 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Jan 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch

Buhari vows to punish culprits
Nigerians pushing towards war unknowingly, says Aregbesola
NNPC begins direct fuel supply to independent marketers
Ekiti bars Fayemi, ex-Finance commissioner from holding public offices
Lagos auto parts dealer dies in SARS custody
Buhari and the Republic of Impatient People
Malami’s curious bid to protect Maina
London house: Arthur Eze to pay £1m in damages
Mainz protest racial attack on Balogun, Ujah
Is sense finally falling on the Igbo and Yoruba?
Oil price rises above $70 as supply drops
Benue killings: Ortom says herdsmen must obtain permits …as Buhari vows to punish culprits
EFCC moves to seize fresh Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m, N7.3bn
JAMB prosecutes two for UTME registration fraud
NASU: OAU students prepare for examination in darkness
Corruption, nepotism may lead to anarchy – ACF chair
NNPC begins direct fuel supply to independent marketers
Benue killings: You lied, Osinbajo replies Ortom
Portuguese giants set to land Eagles defender
Security operatives kill notorious kidnapper, four others in Akwa Ibom
Seven die, eight injured in Lagos gas explosions
Fire guts markets, destroys 34 shops
Man allegedly axes wife in presence of eight-year-old daughter
18-year-old Nigerian killed during fight in UK
Customs finds $22m worth of cocaine hidden in imported furniture
We’ll name, shame Bayelsa politicians arming criminals – Dickson
APC NWC, govs hold meeting on Congresses, Convention
Your real estate investment options
NAICOM cuts microinsurance firms’ capital base to N40m
FG targets more tax revenue from VAIDS
China demolishes Christian megachurch
NRA condemns attacks on referees
£96.8m Dembele injured again
Brazilian coach return sparks confusion at Abia Warriors
Wales appoint Giggs
Portuguese giants set to land Eagles defender
Interactive

Mum of five divorces human husband, marries ghost
Cult recruits and teaches children how to have sex
Turkmenistan’s President bans black cars, prefers white
Portuguese town encourages children to smoke
NOUN graduates Obasanjo, two prisoners, 14,768 others
Alleged murder: Police arrest 36 NekedePoly students
Universities, alumni should groom young people –Sussex varsity
23 graduates bag first class in JABU
[Updated] The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies at 46
Omotola Jalade greets 40th birthday with five-day event
Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million after pay gap controversy
Newly approved drug treats breast cancer
PoS transactions hit N1.4tn in 2017 — NIBSS
Facebook’s high investment profile to affect shares –Report
Tecno Mobile unveils full-screen display smartphone
Five technologies that help the disabled
Editorial: Malami’s curious bid to protect Maina
A tale of two Presidents: Trump and Buhari
A thousand years of servitude


ThisDay




Accommodate Your Fellow Country Men, Buhari Appeals to Ortom
• No land for cattle colony, Benue leaders insist • CAN berates FG, police over silence on killings by herdsmen in Taraba
Crude Oil Price Hits $70 P/B Despite Surging US Output
Stock Market Sustains Rally as Index Hits 43,119.08, Market Cap Now N15.4tn
Kidnapped Taraba Lawmaker, Ibi, Found Dead
Ekiti Bars Fayemi, Ex-Commissioner from Public Office over Alleged Corruption
US Envoy Meets Onyema, Says Reports of Trump’s Shithole Remark Contradictory
Lassa Fever Kills Three as NCDC Confirms Outbreak of Disease in Ebonyi
Omololu Ogunmade in…
Five Feared Killed as Two Islamic Sects Clash in Niger
Scores Dead, Many Injured as Gas Explosions Rock Lagos
New Boko Haram Video Raises Concern over Success on Insurgency
Avoid Another Civil War in the Country, Wike Advises Buhari
Duke Indicates Interest for 2019 Presidency
OM, EU Evacuate 132 More Nigerians from Libya
EFCC Moves to Seize Fresh N7.35bn from Patience Jonathan
Newly Recruited Teachers in Kaduna to Resume Work February
Police Invite Kano Commissioner over Inciting Comments against Kwankwaso
Two Security Personnel Slump at Armed Forces Day in Anambra
Accident: 16 Roasted to Death in Niger
Corruption, Bad Governance, May Lead to Anarchy, Says Ex-IG, Commassie
Abba Moro: FG Should Have Responded Rapidly to Herdsmen Attack
Terrorists Infiltrated Fulani Herdsmen, Says Kalu
Saraki, Dogara Seek Enhanced Welfare for Militaryl
Ambode Appoints Ajanaku Special Adviser on Information and Strategy
NNPC Jettisons Long-term Crude Lifting Contracts
Pro-Democracy Group, ‘Concerned Nigerians’ Appoints Theophilus Agada as Spokesperson
CBN Injects Fresh $210m into Forex Market
Unity Bank Targets Youth Market
Access Bank Upgrades Ombudsman to Boost Dispute Resolution
Nigerian Banks Nominated for Africa Awards
NSE Promotes Awe as Executive Director, Regulation
NEITI: NNPC Illegally Withholding $16bn NLNG Dividends
As We Remember Our Fallen Heroes
Wasteful Home-based Eagles Held by Rwanda
Top Seed Nadal Eases Through to Second Round
Sterling Bank Excites Customers with World Cup Trips
Edo to Reintroduce Cricket in Schools
The Season of Recanting
EDITORIAL: TACKLING THE PROSTITUTION RING


The Nation




Buhari: killers of Benue farmers’ll be punished
EFCC seeks to seize $8.4m, N7.35b ‘from Jonathan’s wife’
Fayemi kicks as Fayose bars him from public office
Doctor, nurse killed as Lassa fever returns
Oyo State welcomes 11 Libya returnees
9mobile in the eye of the storm
ACF leaders warn against anarchy, disintegration
Army kills notorious militants’ leader
IG’s meeting with Benue, Nasarawa leaders stalled
Who becomes PDP presidential candidate?
Osinbajo: Presidency didn’t ignore governor’s letters
Ozekhome mobbed at Fawehinmi lecture
Minister, Dickson trade words on militancy
PACAC to monitor corruption cases, says Sagay
Court freezes lawyer’s account over alleged N40m fraud
Obasanjo successfully completes PhD programme at NOUN
Unilorin will not join strike – VC
FUT Chancellor lauds “seamless” selection of new VC
Campbell dreams coaching role at Arsenal
Nigeria’s World Cup Squad Out June 4, says Official
Nigeria, 16 others for All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge
Dortmund complete £20m Manuel Akanji deal
Giggs bags Wales job promises better future
Winter Olympics: Low income families get free tickets
Struggling Stoke turn to Lambert for survival
Adeleke at 63: The beat continues
‘Ekiti needs a selfless governor’
Okoroji begins indefinite demonstration at Lagos court
Onyeka Onwenu takes music distributors to court
Davido, Cassper Nyovest to come out with new jam
1500 babies benefit from health programmes
AMAC presents over N6 billion 2018 budget proposal
Buhari, Fulani factor and the Benue killings
Nile University matriculates 548
Six die, many injured in Magodo, Badagry gas explosions
Man ‘snatches’ N1.1m from bank customer
Lagos to arraign 30 cart pushers
Seven die, four injured in Bida-Minna road crash
Group reveals how Ortom started Benue crisis, others
Group cautions Ortom, Fayose over Benue crisis
Hail the Fallen Heroes
We’re recruiting permanent, pensionable teachers – El-Rufai
NUT directs members not to resume schools in states owing salary arrears
Wike gives C of O to Academy
Tackling unemployment through ride-hailing technology
Tecno unveils full display smartphone
‘Empty containers occupy over 40% of Lagos ports’


Vanguard




Aregbesola’s Successor Should Come From Iwo Land — MONARCH
Benue Killings :No Pasaran !
Ugwuanyi Directs Contractor Back To Amurri Road Site
Emmanuel Warns Politicians Against Inciting Masses
Commendation Service Holds For Late Ex-VP, Ekwueme
Stock Market Maintains Upward Trend As Investors Gain N79bn
Oruma Recuperating In Lagos Hospital
Hannover Fans Racially Abuse Balogun, Ujah
Why Nigeria Should Trade More With Africa
GMoU Board: Monarch Threatens To Sue Bayelsa Govt
Asset Reallocation Triggers N1.43trn Decline In Fixed Income Market
Benfica Beat Norwich To Ebuehi’s Signature
C-River APC Accuses Ayade Of Repackaging Foreign Rice
Oyo Receives 11 Libya Returnees
Delta LG Polls: Admit You Lost, PDP Tells APC Candidates
Claim By Omisore Media Team Tissue Of Lies – Group
Petrol, Kerosene Record Double Digit Price Increase In December — NBS
Benue killings: You lied, Osinbajo tells Gov Ortom
Breakng: Ekiti bars Fayemi, Commissioner from public office for 10 years
Panic in Ebonyi as lassa fever kills 2 resident doctors
All indicators point to brighter economic outlook this year — Udoma
Amaechi is Niger Delta’s version of Zik, Awo, Balewa and Bello – Rivers APC
#Shithole : Trump’s remarks deeply hurtful, offensive, if true – FG
If 50% of govs perform like Obaseki, Nigeria will fulfil its destiny – Obasanjo
Urhobo seek return to Midwest Region
Trump says ‘I’m not a racist’
Woodwork foils Nigeria in draw with Rwanda
Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup
Man sacks wife over her penchant for giving birth to babies like rabbit
Why you need to get the loving right this new year!
Men are victims of domestic violence too – Ayinke Kujore
Kano: Actress banned for ‘romantic video’ pardoned
Lebanon bans Spielberg film and Israeli adventurer biopic
‘Jumanji’ leads the box office pack over holiday weekend
EDITORIAL: Time to end the fuel supply fiasco

9mobile may still be sold as NCC declines comment on court order
FG’s investment in family planning will reduce maternal death by 30% – Dr Habeeb Salami



Leadership




Killer Herdsmen Will Not Escape Justice – PMB
Crude Oil Price Hits $70 Per Barrel
Fayose’s Latest Action On Me Joke Of The Century – Fayemi
Insecurity: Twin Suicide Bombings Kill 27, Injure 92
Benue Killings: You Lied, Osinbajo Tells Ortom
Liverpool Halts Man City Hoodoo
Benue Crisis Calls for Reflection Not Blame Game – NNPP
Omoku Massacre: Killers Of Rivers People Won’t Go Free – Amaechi
NNPC GMD Calls For Northern Unity
Man Sacks Wife For Giving Birth To Babies Like Rabbit
APC NWC, Govs To Hold Meeting On Congresses, Convention
Aregbesola Warns Elite Against Causing War In Nigeria
Obasanjo,14,771 NOUN Students To Convoke Saturday
Kaduna New Teachers To Get Permanent, Pensionable Appointments
Abductors Kill Taraba Assembly Member
1 Killed, Another Injured In Fresh Plateau Attack
Kogi Speaker Gets Second Term Nod From Constituents
16 Feared Dead In Ghastly Motor Accident On Bida-Minna Road
Court Strikes Out EFCC Forfeiture Application Against Patience Jonathan
Wike To APC: Nigerians Are Unhappy With The Country’s Direction
PMB Welcomes Outcome Of Polls In Anambra, Taraba, FCT
CBN Injects $210m Into Forex MarketEDITORIAL: Gas Plant Explosions



Daily Trust




Why state owned tv, radio grounded-Delta
Nigeria summons US envoy over Trump’s ‘racist remarks’
#15thDailyTrustDialogue: Buhari, Tinubu, Lamido, Henshaw to speak on challenges of 2019
Killings: Buhari, Benue leaders meet at Aso Rock
Kano gov’ship: Takai inaugurates 15-man c’ttee
Buhari: Perpetrators of Benue violence won’t escape justice
Nigeria summons US envoy over Trump’s ‘racist remarks’
NIB KANO PUBLIC LECTURE
Man, 35, faces trial for allegedly snatching N11.9m at bank premises
CHAN 2018: Wasteful Super Eagles held by Rwanda
Manchester United whip Stoke City at Old Trafford
El-Rufai asks sacked teachers to reapply
FG pays N35bn promotion arrears of 267 MDAs
Army releases 244 repentant Boko Haram insurgents
1 killed, 2 injured as Muslim sects clash in Niger
Ex-militant slams N3bn libel suit against aide to NDDC boss
Buhari will win again — APC chieftain
Anambra: Okonkwo wants Senate rerun poll cancelled-
Winter Olympics 2018: Nigeria to make history in Pyeongchang
…Lawyers seek enforcement of court ruling
9Mobile: Reps summon members of defunct board over loan
2 burnt to death as car runs into trailer at Abaji
Trump’s gaffe and Nigeria’s Libyan returnees
Benue: Understanding Lalong’s intervention
IGP Idris and the task of restoring Editorial: As Anambra Central tussle ends
Ogbeh defines ‘cattle colonies,’ ranches as panacea to farmers-herders crisis
Construction: Senate harps on use of quality materials, qualified engineers
Mustapha Suleiman
Edo Govt to demolish property breaches town planning laws


The Guardian




We’ve no land for cattle colony, Benue leaders tell Buhari
Seven die, many injured in Lagos gas explosions
Nigeria’s crude oil production hit 2.057mbpd in December
Ekiti bars Fayemi, ex-commissioner from public office for 10 years
Yemi Osinbajo denies alert by governor Ortom on Benue’s mayhem
Kidnapped Taraba lawmaker found dead
We’ll increase tempo of anti-graft fight this year, says Ibrahim Magu
FG mulls cheaper solution to recharge drying Lake Chad
Woman arrested for impersonating Aisha Buhari
‘Poor scoring record of Eagles for clubs worrisome’
Nadal cruises on in opening day of upsets
Eagles’ defender, Ebuehi joins Benfica
NOC cautions factions over lingering crisis in NBBF
Poor CHAN Eagles, Rwanda’s Amavubi play goalless in Morocco
FCBESCOLA will make talents country’s pride, says Villa
 NCC hosts forum on cost – based pricing for retail broadband, data services
World Bank supports sub-Sahara Africa with $10b
Agriculture will be Africa’s quite revolution, says report
Passenger traffic surges by 7.3%, boosts business confidence
Five PR trends to look out for in 2018
Presidential disdain for the constitution
  Editorial: Normalising the naira for growth
 What is cattle colony?
Banking and sustainability: What nexus?
Towards security of citizens
A failed thesis
After losing Anambra, APC eyes Enugu, Abia, Ebonyi for 2019
Group seeks Urhobo’s return to old region
Aregbesola, Magu condemn endemic corruption in Nigeria
 The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Lawyer warns Buhari against declaration of state of emergency in Benue State
‘Court of Appeal judgment on EFCC conflicts with established jurisprudence’
Lagos government pledges to relocate Ikoyi Prison to Epe
‘NBA cleared disrobed silk, Kunle Ogunba, of alleged professional misconduct’
 Female genital mutilation still a big threat to Nigerian girl-child survival, development
Polio: FCT targets 900,000 for immunisation

The Sun



6 killed, many injured in Lagos gas explosions
Court strikes out EFCC forfeiture application against Patience Jonathan
Boko Haram: We’re not coming back –Chibok girls
Trump’s Africa slur: Nigeria summons US ambassador
. . . AU lodges formal diplomatic protest
• South Africa queries US ambassador • Africans, others rally against Trump in US cities African Union…
FG pays N35bn salary arrears to 267 MDAs
Ekiti bans Fayemi, commissioner from public office for 10 years
• Panel’s recommendation, a joke taken too far –Ex-gov
No land for cattle colony in Benue –Ortom
• Buhari asks state’s leaders to accommodate everybody •FG to expose elite behind killings
The Sun Award, pleasant surprise – Okafor, Chicason boss, Business Person of the Year
Udom sacks SSG, appoints Ekuwem as replacement
Wike highlights danger of unending bloodshed
Armed Forces Remembrance Day: 2 soldiers slump in Anambra 
•Imo’ll recruit Legionnaires as volunteer workers –Okorocha
Catholic bishop warns FG on dangers of herdsmen’s attacks
Lassa fever hits Ebonyi again
•2 doctors, 1 nurse feared dead
Saraki, govs seek enhanced welfare for military, Nigerian Legion
Obasanjo: Edo needs FG, international support to curb human trafficking
Lead singer of Irish rock band Cranberries dies at 46
Ambode appoints idowu Ajanaku Information and Strategy adviser
Benue killings getting out of hand – Onaiyekan
• Stop carnage before it’s too late – Taraba CAN warns FG
2019: I’ll run for president if… Ex-Cross River gov, Duke
We’ll ‘strangle’ US-backed force in Syria –warns Turkish leader
APC, govs meet on congresses, convention Wednesday
2019: Buhari remains Nigeria’s best option – Adeniran, CACOL boss
Restructuring is not about break up -Igini
How to solve forex problems –Heritage Bank
FG targets more revenue from VAIDS in 2018
Knowledge gap crashed many microfinance banks –Adegbami, MD, Mainstreet Bank MfB
Mainz condemns racial abuse of Super Eagles players
Winter Olympics: Nigerian athletes set to make history in Pyeongchang
Heartland determined to return to winning ways – Ubido 
Raise start-up capital for your business from esusu, cooperative societies
Fidelity Bank promo churns out 13 millionaires
EDITORIAL: Buhari’s contrary view on restructuring
To prevent domestic violence, women should look out for red flags in relationships –Vivour-Adeniyi
Dogara lifts Bauchi traders, artisans
Why JAMB introduced new registration system this year –Registrar
Anambra Central: Again, the people have won

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