News Headlines Jan 25, 2018.  Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 25, 2018.  Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspaper


Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch


FG replies Obasanjo, says economy getting better
Senate’s embargo on Buhari appointees remains, says Saraki
Atiku, Fayose meet in Ekiti, knock Buhari
EFCC detains ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal
Man kills businessman after collecting N2m for property
Zidane takes blame as Real Madrid suffer humiliating defeat
Dreamers’ could earn citizenship in 10-12 years, says Trump
Letter to President Buhari
MPC may cut interest rates before July–Emefiele
Olusegun Obasanjo: Hero or villain?
Gani Adams is prayer warrior, says chief of staff
Atiku, Fayose meet in Ekiti, knock Buhari
FG okays $1m for free contraceptives
Minister shares Buhari’s campaign caps at FEC meeting
Reps seek ban on importation of fish
Nigeria in a coma, only PDP can revive it – Wike
Robbers kill UNIBEN senior lecturer, steal phones
Police gun down teacher for robbery in Calabar
 Fuel tank explodes in Lagos depot
Govt arrests cart pushers for dumping refuse in canals
Eight killed in Ondo accident
Court remands resident over tussle with traditional ruler
No casualty in Ijegun tank farm fire in Lagos — Fadipe
Man mistakes neighbour’s house for his own, kills owner, thinking he’s an intruder
INEC ends voter registration Dec
LG poll: Aregbesola declares Thursday, Friday public holidays
Letter to Buhari: re-election talk a distraction, says Presidency
We’ve taken Obasanjo’s admonition in good faith – FG
PHOTOS: Buhari presides over FEC meeting
Letter to Buhari: Obasanjo should learn to respect other people, says Sagay
N3bn accounts: EFCC arrests Patience Jonathan’s sister at airport
NNPC’s $137m stuck in banks, Senate panel alleges
How to make the most of your ATM card
Gas constraint prevents 1,500MW daily power generation
Oil receipts: NNPC remits N135.14bn to Federation Account
BoI gets approval to recover NERFUND’s N17.5bn bad loans
Tragic death of Aare Ona Kakanfo untrue –Alaafin
Bursaspor move delights Eagles defender
Salisu, Amapakabo hail Eagles
Training tour boost for Adesokan
Festival: A’Ibom to reward best LGA with N10m
Fear at C’Games camps as ‘foreign’ stars set to arrive
Come study in France, French embassy tells Nigerians
Student sues UNIABUJA, seeks N100m damages
Elton John announces final tour
The Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations with 13
Oscar nominees in main categories
Disgraced Bill Cosby to perform for first time since sex assault charge
Minnie Mouse gets her star, a few decades after Mickey
Seven tools to organise your life
Editorial: Defending public interest in Kaduna labour crisis
Fuel scarcity and the return of subsidy
Ibikunle Amosun: An enigma @ 60



ThisDay


FG Deflects Obasanjo’s Criticism, Lists President Buhari’s Achievements
EFCC Detains Former SGF, Babachir Lawal
President Taps Edward Adamu New CBN Deputy Gov
NNPC Says It Earned $239m from Crude Sales in Nov
Senate Advocates Impeachment of Non-performing President, Governors
Lassa Fever Spreads to 10 States, Kills 16 People
NNPC: Petrol Scarcity Pushes Nigeria’s Daily Consumption to 55m Litres
US Olympics Doctor Jailed for 175 Years
Saraki Pays Tribute to Music Legend, Hugh Masekela
El-Rufai Restructuring C’ttee to Submit Report to APC Thursday
$3.3bn Total’s Egina FPSO Arrives Nigeria
IRS Chairman, Isyaku Rabiu, Obe Reject Alleged NIM Membership
FG Releases $1m for Free Distribution of Contraceptives to Nigerians
Ogbeha: Obasanjo’s Letter, a Wake-up Call for Followership
NCC Establishes Emergency Call Centre in Kaduna
Nigeria Must Do What You are Doing on Security, US Ambassador Tells Gaidam
Pandemonium as Fire Guts Tank Farm in Lagos
House Seeks Phased Ban on Fish Importation to Woo Private Investors
First Private Medical University in Nigeria Begins Admission of Students
Lagos Arrrests Cart Pushers, Residents for Dumping Waste on Road Medians, Canals
NAF Redeploys 17 Commanding, Senior Officers
Delta Police Parade 13-year-old Boy for Cultism
14 Ondo Polytechnic Students Arraigned over Protest
VAIDS: No Hiding Place for Tax Avoiders, Warns FIRS Boss
Suspected Armed Robbers Murdered Another Uniben Lecturer
Sokoto’s Finance, Debt Profile Healthy, Says Tambuwal
Wike Decries Failure of FG to Release N60bn Counterpart Funding for Bonny-Bodo Road Project
Nasarawa Assembly Passes N125.4bn Budget for 2018
Court Sentences Two Persons to Five Years Imprisonment for Acts of Terrorism
Bayelsa: Our Specialist Hospital Can Now Reverse Strokes, Dead Limbs
Dickson Mourns Late CJN, Musdapher
Court Vacates Restriction Order on Osun LG Polls
Don’t Usurp INEC’s Powers, CSOs Tell N’Assembly
Saraki Pledges Quick Passage of CAMA, ISA Bills
IPOB Backs Obasanjo’s Call for Buhari’s Retirement
BoI, Finance Ministry Sign Mou to Recover NERFUND’s N17.5bn Loan
How Fidelity Bank Staff Absconded with N250m Depositor’s Money
Elumelu Seeks More Multilateral Organisations’ Support to Boost Entrepreneurship in…
Banking Stocks Lead Losers as Negative Sentiments Persist at Stock Market
Reasons Why People Fail
FG Urged to Formulate Policies that Will Encourage Local Tech Devt
Voter Registration to End Early December, Says INEC
Lagos’ Megacity Projects
The Uptick in Kidney Disease
Onanuga: We Will Deliver 75 World Class PHCs to Lagosians by May
One to 4,000 Doctor Population Ratio Unacceptable, MDCAN Tells FG
Lassa Fever: Irrua Isolation Centre Full, Over 25 Cases Under Treatment
Workers Vow to Shutdown Enugu Psychiatric Hospital over Dispute with MD
Akwa Utd Grabs Away Win to Join Plateau at the Top
Coutinho ‘Inherits’ Amuneke’s No14 Jersey at Barcelona

Lalong Opens 11th PGA Qualifying School
Federer Beats Berdych to Reach 14th S’finals
Ikpeazu, Contractor Strike Fresh Accord over Enyimba Stadium
US Olympics Doctor Jailed for 175 Years
Aisha, Obasanjo and Buhari’s Burden
Editorial: VANDALISM AND THE POWER SECTOR


The Nation


We are true coalition of Nigerians – PDP
Police chief warns personnel against “oppressing” members of the public
[Full Text]: FG replies Obasanjo, list achievements of Buhari
Buhari to Obasanjo: you’re wrong on my scorecard
Two tankers burnt in oil depot
EFCC detains ex-SGF Lawal after eight-hour grilling
N20b UBEC ‘fraud’: EFCC seizes 5 houses from contractor
Row over Oyo workers’ warning strike
Brighter days assured for Nigeria, says APC
Bill Gates to pay Nigeria’s $76m polio debt
Fayose slams Buhari, Obasanjo
CMD and its many troubles
Africa: Shithole continent
The road to 2019
Fulani as Buhari’s burden
UI to mentor new varsity for five years
Nigeria needs iron, steel, says FUTA don
RUGIPO students protest ‘No fees, no exam’ policy
As Benue marches on
UK group, KWSUBEB train 2,500 primary teachers in phonics
Why we turned out 1,027 graduates with pass degrees – OOU ‘s VC
Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea (agg 2-1) Gunners through to Carabao Cup final
Lagos charts new course for sport development
Dalung Commends CAF President Over Financial Gesture
Breaking: USA Gymnastics Doctor sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse
Golf Challenge: Oboh, Bamikole to lead Team Nigeria
How Roger Federer Surprised Australian Open with Semi-final Spot
MARATHON:Alli begins training of Lagos Sports Officers
It is uncharitable to blame Buhari for our economic woes’
Umeh: My election is victory for APGA, Anambra
‘PDP will take over Ogun in 2019’
I Go Dye to Buhari: leave when ovation is loud
K1 De Ultimate bags Champion of UN-SDGs Award
FG to partner COSON to grow economy, says Onyeama
Nuturing health with apple cider vinegar
Some herbal guardians of health in 2017 (3)
Two tankers burnt in oil depot
‘Drugs worth over N200m recovered’
We must shun ‘do or die’ politics, warns Jega
UAMC holds 77th Conference
[Full Text]: FG replies Obasanjo, list achievements of Buhari
(Full Text): APC reacts to OBJ’s statement on Buhari, party
‘Online marketing is the new normal in business’
WAPCO rewards students
Al-Hikmah varsity matriculates 690
Protesting poly students arraigned
The service commission we want, by teachers
Eroton explains cause of Buguma 10 Gas Well fire
Nigerian firm partners Houston EB-5 in $116 million project
Dangote group set to commence $150m Solar Power Project in Kano
China -Nigeria bilateral trade stood at $12.3bn in 2017


Vanguard


Colony/Ranch: SANs, Others Speak On FG’s Land Request
Bayelsa Govt Denies Ceding Land For Cattle Colony
RUSSIA 2018: Laloko Raises Alarm Over Goalkeeping
Ohanaeze Urges Ndigbo To Standstill For Ekwueme
Nigeria In Coma, Says Wike
Leave Me Alone, Abia Deputy Gov Begs Detractors
CHAN: Yusuf Applauds Eagles’ Character
AJ Petitions UN Body Over Alleged Rights Violations
A-Ibom Govt To Construct 16 Internal Roads In Eket
Super Eagles Didn’t Beat Us Clean — E/Guinea Coach
Ogoni Problem Not Oil But Injustice —MOSOP
4:28 AMSetting Financial Goals For 2018
Senate Probes Brass LNG Over Alleged $784m Fraud
Ode To Us
Okorocha’s Claim To Massive Infrastructural Development, A Scam—Olehi
Access Bank Lagos Marathon: Lagos Sports Officials Receive Training
Can Benue Join The South?
Obasanjo’s letter: More reactions as 2019 campaign materials surface at FEC

How herdsmen destroyed N6.8m cassava farm over 4 missing cows in Ogun

Inferno as 6m capacity petrol storage explodes in Lagos tank farm

Obasanjo’s letter: Buhari govt has not failed; Nigeria making steady progress – FG

Breaking: EFCC detains Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

Breaking: El-Rufai C’ttee to submits report on restructuring Thursday

We’ve not ended continuous voter registration – INEC

Obasanjo letter: Buhari will not listen to voice of reason – Tanko Yakasai

Long-suffering Nigerians will begin to experience a new lease of life – Lai

2019: Atiku begins consultations with Fayose

Lai Mohammed schools Obasanjo on Buhari’s performance
Argentine president to cheer Messi against Nigeria
2019: Buhari’s campaign caps flood FEC
Housewife loses 22-years marriage over wearing of trousers

Constant violence threatening our marriage
Elton John announces final tour

Vector using rap, poetry, philosophy to re-define Africa

I Go Dye writes Buhari: Leave now when the ovation is loud

Oscars: African-American filmmaker Jordan Peele makes history

Russia bans ‘Death of Stalin’ film for ideological reasons
EDITORIAL: Curbing deaths during Lassa fever outbreaks

Setting Financial Goals for 2018
Four killed as suspected gunmen attack Kwara villages
Our impact on students’ Mathematics for 20 years — Cowbellpedia
Lagos arrests cart pushers, residents for dumping waste on road medians, canals
Power outage, fibre cuts, bane of data centre business in Nigeria
Okorocha warns against handshaking as Lassa fever kills 3 in Imo

Daily Trust



Katsina allocates 5,300 hectares for cattle colony
Reps’ panel issues arrest warrant against Mike Adenuga
Malabu: Case against Adoke, others not provable, Malami advised Magu
2019: Group to educate 10 million voters
End fuel queues in 7 days, Senate tells NNPC
Ganduje provides land for relocation of Kano central prison
KNSG awards 3 road projects at N1.5bn
2019: Group to educate 10 million Christian Voters
Buhari, Magu, others off to Ethiopia for AU summit
Kidnapping: Army launches operation `Karamin Goro’, gives emergency number ‘193’
Buhari has done well, FG replies Obasanjo
APC to Obasanjo: We remain best option for Nigerians
APGA passes vote of confidence on Buhari
Musa backs CHAN Eagles to bring home trophy
Missing CHAN hurts — Onuwa
MFM FC not ready for continental football — Coach
.Civil society groups reject proposed FG’s national carrier
Herder found dead in Kubwa suburb
Man in court over alleged membership of gang of thieves
Natives urge Buhari to implement court ruling on ministerial slot
Obasanjo, grandmaster of timing, changes calculations for 2019
Herdsmen attacks and implications for national security
Questioning Senate’s approach to crises
Editorial: Donald Trump’s ‘s–countries’
Katsina allocates 5,300 hectares for cattle colony
Strawberry farming flourishes in Jos
Schools to enlist 2.8m pupils


The Sun



FG fires back at Obasanjo
•Says ex-president too busy to know good things being done
The Sun Award: I’m truly delighted – Adedoyin, Lifetime Achievement winner
EFCC detains ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal
Plot against Saraki thickens
SGF stops Shittu from distributing Buhari’s campaign caps at FEC meeting
Atiku, Fayose meet over 2019
•PDP’s interest’ll override personal ambition, says Ekiti gov
Nigeria in coma –Wike
•Decries FG’s refusal to release funds for Bonny-Bodo Roadl
NNPC nets $3.73bn from offshore crude sales
The adenoids headache
• What you may not know about respiratory infections, sleep obstruction, weak speech and hearing impairments
NPFL: Akwa wins away
— 25th January 2018
•Heartland holds Go Round 
Gunmen kill 4 vigilantes in Kwara
Fulani herdsmen: Ondo farmers move to stop invasions, killings
When the urge for change is real
Fear of epidemic in Lagos community
… As abandoned canal triggers tension in Alapere
The cookie has crumbled
Buhari and Obasanjo’s red card
Feedback… Jerusalem, Fulani herdsmen
Ekwueme: President Nigeria never had
Let’s pray for our leaders
My security visit to Lagos State
NANTA: Making sense out of industry nonsense
Professor Achebe’s greatest thesis debunked?
Activated charcoal: Natural poison antidote
Chronic or half-treated malaria
Saudi Arabia: Camel Beauty Contest disqualifies dozen animals for use of plastic surgery
Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor to be sentenced after week of victims’ emotional testimonies
‘Save the Children’ attacked in Afghanistan
Benue 2019: Tiv, Idoma in another hide and seek
GDP growth to accelerate to 2.1% in 2018 – Afrinvest
Enugu electricity station to gulp N200m
Russia gives April 1 guarantee for World Cup infrastructure
•As Dalung thanks CAF over financial support
Australian Open: Federer beats Berdych to reach semi-finalsBuhari hails Amosun at 60
EDITORIAL: President Trump’s racist remarks


New Telegraph



Northern youths back Obasanjo, ask Buhari to give way
Junaid: President shouldn’t contest in national interest
S’East Senators: OBJ’s letter has vindicated us
Reps: Ex-President can’t stop Buhari
CSOs to Buhari: Nigeria descending into chaos
Presidency plots fresh assault against Saraki
Stop distracting Buhari, FG tells Obasanjo
Buhari places more value on cattle –BBOG
Pains, gains of caesarean sections
Glut threatens Nigeria’s 600,000 tons wheat production
Benue, Taraba oppose cattle colonies
2019: Atiku parleys Fayose, Lamido visits Wike
Grandma, daughter chain boy, 12, for stealing
Quest for affordable data pricing thickens
Presidency plots fresh assault against Saraki
Stop distracting Buhari, FG tells Obasanjo
Benue, Taraba oppose cattle colonies
NNPC records $239.10m oil export sales in one month
Buhari places more value on cattle –BBOG
Grandma, daughter chain boy, 12, for stealing
Residents escape death as fire guts tank farm, houses
Protest: 14 Ondo Poly students remanded in prison
Ten die in Ondo auto crash
Wife loses 22-year-old marriage for wearing trousers
Glut threatens Nigeria’s 600,000 tons wheat production
U.S. stocks fall on trade talk as dollar declines
Stock market plunges for third day with N143bn loss
Salisu, Ezenwa hail Eagles’ mental strength
Australian Open: Federer zooms into semis, Chung stops Tennys
CHAN:Players grumble over unpaid bonus
Rivers hosting wrestling to show example, says Wike
C’Weath Games: Gusau tasks athletes to deliver medals
Dalung thanks caf President for support
Enough of political violence
Igbere carnival: Fun, enjoyment and money spinner
Akeredolu: Nigeria needs strategic leadership to tackle challenges
Sokoto govt, firm sign MoU on N2.3bn sugar factory
Buhari’s injury to Fulani
Alleged N223m fraud: EFCC quizzes ex-SGF, Lawal
Secondus, PDP BoT chairman, others eulogise Ekwueme
Lassa fever cases rise to 61, 16 deaths
Anambra lawmakers to FG: Name Oko Poly after Ekwueme
Arms importation: DSS denies coercing accused person to write statement
Obese children may die 20 years earlier than healthy peers

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