News Headlines Jan 26, 2018.  Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 26, 2018.  Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers


Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch


Defence minister blames herdsmen killings on anti-grazing law, route blockage
Restructuring: APC panel okays resource control, state police, others
Groups berate FG over response to Obasanjo’s statement
No fraud in varsity power projects, Fashola tells Reps
Three school principals, others die in auto crash
NSCDC arrests Alfa for allegedly duping follower of N4m
Police investigates DPO for allegedly assaulting policewoman
Robbers raid Ogun streets, torture residents, steal car, money
Community laments poor power supply, writes Ikeja Electric
LASTMA officials arraigned for alleged stealing
Buhari meets security chiefs over insecurity
Appear on Feb. 5 or return to jail, judge warns Metuh
Evans sues police over seized 25 trucks
Yoruba leaders reject cattle colonies, back ranching
10 banking tips to improve your financial position
Yoruba elders knock minister for campaigning for Buhari
Hate speech: FG monitors notable Nigerians online
Restructuring: APC panel okays resource control, state police, others
Ambode’s Special Adviser, Deji Tinubu slumps, dies 
Yoruba elders knock minister for campaigning for Buhari
Groups berate FG over response to Obasanjo’s statement
2019: Dimeji Bankole, 32 others to lead ADP’s mobilisation
NSCDC arrests 12 suspects in Nasarawa
Court remands five men in police custody for murder
30 parties to present sole presidential candidate
Minister orders clampdown on authors of hate speech on social media
2018 Budget: Works sector requires N341bn for projects -Fashola
Come to court Feb. 5 or be sent to jail, judge warns Metuh
10 banking tips to improve your financial position
BoI gives loans to 7,000 entrepreneurs in C’River
End fuel scarcity in seven days, Senate tells NNPC
Power situation’ll be better in couple of years — Osinbajo
159 power equipment containers stranded at seaports – TCN
Bread makers to revisit cassava bread initiative
Reps threaten to arrest Adenuga
Mourinho extends Man United contract
Coutinho starts on bench for Barcelona
Ex-Chelsea winger Malouda joins Luxembourg club
Nigeria signs Swedish coach, Dennerby
Mourinho wary of adding fuel to Ronaldo ‘fire’
Mourinho hails Sanchez as one of world’s top players
What to do if your email is hacked
Seven tools to organise your life
Editorial: Reforming Nigeria’s university system
Buhari’s right to run, Obasanjo’s right to warn
Obasanjo and Buhari’s second term agenda
Will the Senate get it right on health care?

ThisDay



Former Lagos Sports Commission Chairman, Deji Tnubu, is Dead
Amaechi At Chatham House UK, Says FG Approves Integrated Maritime Security
…Dakuku assures of zero tolerance to piracy in Gulf of Guinea
Kalu Faults Obasanjo’s Letter to Buhari
Fulani Petition NSA, IG, Others over Gruesome Attacks in Plateau
Keyamo Wants Report on DG SEC to Be Made Public
Obi: Trump’s Speech Calls for Introspection
Former Lagos Sports Commission Chairman, Deji Tnubu, is Dead
Court Convicts Man for Driving with Foreign Driver’s Licence
Poor Industrial Devt may Kill Nigeria’s Economy, Ooni Warns
Fowler: No Hiding Place for Tax Defaulters
FG Urged to Channel Borrowed Funds Only to Infrastructure Financing
Ayeyemi: Private Sector Must Be Encouraged to Invest in Infrastructure
Sterling Bank Partners 9mobile, Solo Phone
Investors Oversubscribe First FGN Bond for 2018
Dangote Sugar, Afriprud, UBA Leads Price Gainers at Stock Market
CSJ: 2018 Budget Contains Frivolous, Unclear, Wasteful Expenditure Items
PDP to Begin e-registration of Members

Politics
Stay And Rebuild PDP Dickson Tells Aggrieved Aspirants

Croatian Targets Win against Super Eagles in Russia
NFF Signs Top Swedish Coach, Dennerby, for Super Falcons
African Players Boost Inaugural LPGAN Tourney
Halep Sees off Kerber to Set up Wozniacki Final
Mourinho Extends Man Utd Contract to 2020
Two Schools Grab Zenith/Delta Principal’s Cup Q’final Slots
Imo State and Its Governor
Editorial: THE UNENDING MAINA SCANDAL



The Nation


Obasanjo’s Buhari verdict generates more storm
APC panel proposes power devolution
Special Economic Zones coming
$1.3b NNPC cash: I acted on Jonathan’s instructions, says Diezani
Police kick as Evans files N200m suit over seized trucks
Alleged $1.1bn Malabu scam: Why Adoke must be prosecuted, by Malami
Why herdsmen/farmers clash, by minister
Row over Oyo workers’ warning strike
‘Buhari is fulfilling his campaign promises’
Wike, Lamido, Murray-Bruce warned against ‘reckless speech’
Buhari to attend African Union summit in Addis Ababa
Mining: Fed Govt to spend N20b on exploration
Controversy over NSCDC promotion
Attend court Feb. 5 or be returned to prison, judge tells Metuh
Non-academic unions to continue strike
Agric minister praises provost, pledges support for college
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
From Best to Ronaldo: will Sanchez surpass the greats?
Breaking: Two national team coaches sacked @ CHAN 2018
NFF signs top Swedish coach, Dennerby, for Super Falcons
Quadri, Abiodun on threshold of history in Europe
Nigeria finishes last at Africa Handball Nations Cup
Igali Confident Nigeria Will Excel At 2018 African Wrestling Championships
SK Benesov offers Nigerian prodigy a professional leeway
K1 De Ultimate bags Champion of UN-SDGs Award
The stage transformed my life as an actor, says Dakore Egbuson
Minister inaugurates committee for UNWTO/CAF meeting
Bayelsa govt challenges stakeholders on Dickson’s scorecards
Meet Edo girl, 9, who designed website to cut down on junk food
Bros Avengers
Woman slumps to death after FSARS arrests son, 17
Police send back ‘strange’ herdsmen
Ayade okays N1.2b for basic education
APC chief to Buhari: see Obasanjo’s letter as a challenge
Types of Sex Dolls
Five memorable games from the 90s
Monkeys have been successfully cloned in China
WAPCO rewards students
Al-Hikmah varsity matriculates 690
Protesting poly students arraigned

‘$408b global ceramics market beckons on Nigeria’
Empowering farmers through digital platforms
May & Baker excites investors as vaccine subsidiary set to take off
NESG canvasses reforms to improve access to education, healthcare

Vanguard

Don’t Liquidate Gossy Water, APC Warns Fayose
2019: Imo Labour Party Didn’t Sell Guber Ticket—Chairman
Herdsmen: Normalcy Returns To Anambra Communities
Over N50m Goods, 6 Cars Razed, As Fire Guts Nsukka Industrial Market
Ikpeazu Releases Funds For Enyimba Stadium Completion
Abia People Suffering Under PDP—Anyim
Ondo Establishes Standard Transit Park In Ore
Rotary Donates 500 Cartons Of Books To Schools, Libraries
Reasons For New Year Day Benue Massacre – Defence Minister
1.1bn Malabu Scam: AGF Tackles EFCC, Alleges Shoddy Investigation By Magu
Ex Lagos Sports Commission Chair, Deji Tinubu Slumps, Dies
APC C’tte On Restructuring Recommends Resource Control, State Police, Others
MCSN Wins Copyright Infringement Battle
Mercedes Benz S-Class Refreshes For 2018
JAC Motors Targets Top Three Position In Nigerian Market
Peugeot’s New SUV Ready To Take On Big Boys
Limited Edition Range Rover SV Coupe Set For World Debut
APC c’tte on restructuring recommends resource control, state Police, others

Justice Abang to Metuh: Appear in court Feb 5 or go to jail

FAAN closes Abuja Airport as plane skids off runway

N200m PINE fraud: Babachir ‘sings song’ in ECCC custody

NASS is grappling with financial constrains, Saraki cries out

Breaking: El Rufai C’ttee recommends State Police, Prisons

Breaking: Buhari, 6 govs in closed-door meeting

Why Igbo should reject OBJ’s statement

Your doctored indices unhelpful to Buhari, PDP tells APC

2019: Let people at constituencies, states decide their representatives – Secondus

Election year will not slow down governance in Lagos – Ambode
Ikpeazu releases funds for Enyimba Stadium completion

Chelsea unhappy with Conte

R/Madrid offer Ronaldo plus cash to land Neymar

Spain to face Argentina in March friendly

Arsenal strong without Aubameyang – Wenger
Rap mogul Simmons hit with $5 million rape suit

Tboss battles with disloyalty

Simi signs endorsement deal with Opera Mini

2018 Grammys: All eyes on Jay-Z, Lamar

Documentary revealing Boko Haram’s world of torture, executions debuts in Naira down to N360.54/$ in I&E
Education key to consumer empowerment – NCC boss


The Sun





Ijaw traditional rulers reject cattle colonies
Restructuring: El-Rufai panel recommends state police, fiscal federalism, merger of states
Diezani faults EFCC on withdrawal of $1.3bn from NNPC’s account
Igbo elders reject cattle colony
Governors protest NNPC non-remittance of 5-year cash call into JVC Account
End fuel queues in one week –Senate tells FG, NNPC
•NASS is broke, says Saraki
OBJ’s letter to Buhari baseless –Diya
• Good message, wrong messenger, says ADP
Security agencies spy on Nigerians
• As FG begins social media monitoring • Buhari, security chiefs hold parley • Anti-grazing laws
PDP must apologise for destroying Nigeria – Lai Mohammed
Obasanjo lacks moral right to criticise Buhari -Kalu
2019: APGA’ll spring surprises –BoT member
• Says chairman expressed personal views on Obasanjo’s letter
China clones two monkeys in world first
We must rise to Trump’s insult, AU Commission chief tells Africa FMs
Trump’s Africa ‘shithole’ remark  calls for self-examination –Obi
Gombe, Dankwambo and Senator Kumo’s exit from PDP
Reconciliation: Stay to rebuild PDP, Dickson tells aggrieved aspirants, mourns ex-CJN  
• Bayelsa creates isolation facility, stockpiles drugs for Lassa fever victims APC govt, lame duck –PDP
$16bn Egina oil project: Unqualified firm got N50bn contract –Senate panel
Palletisation: FG rules out policy reversal
Governors protest NNPC non-remittance of 5-year cash call into JVC Account
CHAN Eagles can rule Africa –Ambrose
NFF sets new target for Falcons
•Appoints Swedish tactician for team France 2018 ticket: Basetsana arrives Benin, ready for Falconets
Reconciliation: Stay to rebuild PDP, Dickson tells aggrieved aspirants, mourns ex-CJN  
• Bayelsa creates isolation facility, stockpiles drugs for Lassa fever victims
Army launches special operation in Kaduna, Niger
•Declares clampdown on herdsmen/farmers’ killings
Wike declares commitment to projects delivery
I remain focused in spite of 2019 –Ambode
EDITORIAL: Protecting the palm oil/kernel industry
2019 and Ugwuanyi’s strength of leadership  
Unending ordeals of a blind man
•Ex-truck driver thrown out of one-room apartment after losing sight, wife, children
Obasanjo’s letter reflects nation’s mood
The game is over
Pragmatic, realistic way up for youth in 2018
The apartheid state of Buhari’s Nigeria
President Buhari: Welcome to reality
A soul of goodness in Donald Trump


Tribune



Reps to create additional committee on conflict resolution
Restructuring: el-Rufai committee recommends merger of states, scrapping of LGs
NASU, NAAT, SSANU tackle ASUU over N23bn released by FG to universities
2019: Corrupt politicians compromising corps members ―Jega
2019: Thirty parties plot coalition against APC
Former NIMASA DG opens defence in N2.6bn fraud case

Election year will not slow down governance in Lagos —Ambode

FG approves 3 new police area commands for Oyo State

Crisis rocking Lagos PDP puts off scheduled inauguration of committees

There was no N42bn contract scam in Power Ministry ―Fashola

Bauchi gov defends Buhari’s low rating

US stringent conditions for $495m fighter jets sale worry FG —Minister

I don’t crave a puppet as successor, says Ajimobi

Electoral Act: Saraki names Senate’s conference committee
NSCDC arrests fake cleric in Ondo

Court convicts MMC Deputy Director of Finance for collecting ghost pension

Bauchi police command uncovers trick used by criminals to defraud innocent citizens at ATM points

Two terrorism suspects bag five years imprisonment
Total’s $16bn Egina FPSO berths in Nigeria

Customs expresses commitment to remove impediments to businesses

FG, states share N655.177bn for December 2017

FG’s 2015 financial statement IPSAS compliant- AGF
We should not bring politics into education —Kaduna SUBEB boss

We must stop overloading of vehicles in Nasarawa —FRSC Sector Commander

Skill acquisition solution to youths’ illegal migration —ITF DG

The battle against malnutrition in North-East Nigeria
Muslim trainee lawyer ejected from court over hijab

Don challenges tertiary institutions on youth unemployment

Handle herdsmen/farmers crisis with seriousness, NACOMYO tells FG

The Shape of Water sweeps the board with 13 Academy Award nominations

Why Christian movies will continue to thrive —Awo Jesu

Infinity group to release Pali video tomorrow

Mayorkun is ready!
EDITORIAL: The handshake across the Niger
A salute to Governor Amosun at 60
Governor Ambode, please consider Ikoka-Badagry road in 2018
Delta police confirms arrival of Fulani herdsmen with cows, not arms
 We did not procure Supreme Court judgement, PDP tells Obasanjo

The rise and fall of ‘Fresh PDP’

Obasanjo, the letter writer

Kwara 2019: Unveiling PDP’s ‘surprise’ package


ICRC promises to resolve issues about MMA2 concession

Emirates to acquire additional A380s

British Airways partners world biggest business festival
FG may terminate Webb Fontaine contract agreement

AAMA will champion cause of African maritime economy —Peterside

SON, NAFDAC to strengthen campaign against illicit trade

Daily Trust



Why I met Maina And What Buhari Knew — Malami
FG approves 3 new police area commands for Oyo state
U.S. attack aircraft: We’ll pay $494m before February deadline – FG
Blame N/Assembly not Buhari, MURIC tells Obasanjo
JVC account: NNPC shortchanged Nigeria for 5 years-Govs tell Buhari
Nigeria signs Swedish coach, Dennerby, for Super Falcons
South Africa arrive for Falconets clash
Benue still under siege -Ortom
Army arrest 11 over missing of soldier in Numan
Africa to witness economic pickup in 2018 – UN
Electricity: Customers owe AEDC N50bn
Oil hits $71/b for first time since 2014
Pension complaints and solutions
1 year after retirement, ex-civil servants groan without pension
PenCom enhances pension for retirees on programmed withdrawal
Lassa fever: NGO advises FCT residents to keep surroundings clean
2019: Group to educate 10m voters
FCTA to begin renovation of area councils’ infrastructure
FERMA commences direct labour works along Abuja-Keffi road
Petrol tanker accident claims two lives in llorin
Lagos chief begs Ambode to rescind ban on cart pushers
Herdsmen Killing: Fulani leader pledges support to end crisis in Ekiti state
Election year will not slow down governance in Lagos – Ambode
Why I chained my 12 year-old son – Suspect
VSO commander, 39 others sit for Security College exams
When women become dangerous to children
Man poisons own 5-day-old baby in Bauchi
Police dock bizman over N12m fraud
NSCDC arrests man, 56, over diversion of prepaid metres
Why we want to monitor social media accounts of prominent Nigerians — FG
Restructuring: APC panel wants LGs scrapped, resource control
Malabu: EFCC can’t prove case against Adoke, others – Malami
Bankole joins ADP as dad becomes BoT chair
Jega to INEC: Be wary of volunteers during elections
Traders endorse Buhari’s 2nd term bid
NFF signs Swedish coach, Dennerby, for Super Falcons
Basetsana arrive as Falconets eye France 2018
Eagles’ Okpotu heaves sigh of relief
Africa to witness economic pickup in 2018 – UN
Electricity: Customers owe AEDC N50bn.
Oil hits $71/b for first time since 2014
Lassa fever: NGO advises FCT residents to keep surroundings clean
2019: Group to educate 10m voters
FCTA to begin renovation of area councils’ infrastructure
Pastoralist/farmers crisis in Benue and the search for moderation
Observations during vacation
On Senator Kumo’s shifty brand of politics
The untold story of Kwankwasiyya fund raising for foreign students
Zuma might testify in state capture investigation
Editorial: Hold it, Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya


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