News Headlines Jan 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspaper

News Headlines Jan 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspaper

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Letter: Why Fayose can never forgive Obasanjo
Buhari says millions of Nigerians will join APC soon
Obasanjo’s daughter, Iyabo, backs dad on letter to Buhari
Judiciary workers, SERAP kick as Abia lawmakers suspend CJ
Buhari, Obasanjo meet in Addis Ababa
The bad news from Kano
Ex-commissioner sues Fayose, seeks N20bn in damages over libel
EFCC grills prison officials over N300m Patience Jonathan’s contract
Nigeria, 22 African nations begin new air treaty
Should security agencies monitor social media posts by Nigerians?
HURIWA knocks Dan-Ali for justifying killings by herdsmen
PHOTOS: Meet the #BBNaija contestants for this season
Yewa youths unveil N200m unity house
Car owners to pay N200 at Lekki toll plaza
At FG’s night of tributes, Osinbajo, others hail Ekwueme
10-year-old commits suicide in Delta
Newcastle move for Iheanacho, Musa for CSKA medical
I defiled my 12-year-old niece only five times – Suspect
My dream of becoming accountant may die with mum – I6-year-old
Police kill wanted Imo kidnappers, recover weapons
Niger gov rescues pupils from hoodlums
Lassa fever: Imo goes after rodents, fumigates houses
Kidnapping: Cross River okays 24-hour security for medical doctors
Protesting Rivers residents occupy Shell facility
10 die in Ondo road crashes
APC’s 389 candidates clear Osun LG poll
Nigeria, 22 African nations begin new air treaty
Yewa youths unveil N200m unity house
Car owners to pay N200 at Lekki toll plaza
NDIC seeks IoD’s support for corporate governance in banks
CPC, LASG move to fight consumer abuse
BDCs back Nigeria’s return to JPMorgan bond index
Prayer warrior arrested for ‘charming’, abducting virgin woman in Delta
[PHOTO] Obama’s secret picture that could have cost him the presidency
Elumelu’s other side
CHAN 2018: Eagles qualify for semi final
Newcastle move for Iheanacho, Musa for CSKA medical
Stars hail 20th Grand Slam winner Federer
Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup hots up
…Buhari congratulates team
Eagles beat Angola 2-1, set up Sudan semis
Obisesan, George qualify for C’Games

PHOTOS: Meet the #BBNaija contestants for this season
BBNaija begins with 20 housemates
To avoid baby mama, I don’t sleep with a girl without condom — Adekunle Gold
I was used to test run Gulder Ultimate Search –Ezeugo
If I marry an entertainer, who will take care of our kids? –CDQ
I want to be greater than Pasuma –Visually-impaired teenage fuji singer
Half of health searches on Google return cancer diagnosis —Study
NIMC sets new target, registers 28 million Nigerians
NCC to hold forum on mobile voice termination rates
China’s smartphone market in decline
Sterling Bank, 9mobile, Solo Phone in smartphone package deal
Editorial: FG’s flawed capital budgeting system
Is CBN defending the naira or dollar?
2018 Budget: Deficit and debts
Ekwueme: An exemplary life lived in service of humanity
Much ado about wedding rings


Under Threat for Hosting Mass Burial, Benue APC Leaders Search for New Political Platform
How Warri, Kaduna Refineries, Headquarters, PPMC Bleed NNPC
At AU Summit, Buhari Advocates Database of Terrorists
Lawyers Disagree over Suspension of Uzokwe, Abia Chief Judge
There are No Numbers to Remove Saraki, Says Senate
INEC May Head to Supreme Court to Determine Election Sequence
Buhari Meets Obasanjo in Addis Ababa, Named Anti-Corruption Champion
Presidency Defends New NIA DG, Says He Did Not Fail Promotion Exams
Ekiti Drags Fayemi to Court as Ex-governor’s Aide Files N20bn Counter…
Taraba LG Boss Escapes Death in Herdsmen Attack
FG Probes 200 Whistle Blowing Tips on Tax Officials, Payers
Lawmaker Laments Helplessness as over 25 are Massacred in Plateau in One Week
Elumelu, Tinubu, Dozie, Push Nigerian Agenda at Davos
Maritime Workers Threaten to Shut down Ports Nationwide in Seven Days12 States Pass Not Too Young to Run Bill
We Responded to Ebonyi Lassa Fever Promptly, Says Adewole
Anambra Govt Declares Public Holiday for Ekwueme’s Burial
If I Had Militias I Would Have Confronted Killer Herdsmen, Says Ortom
Obieri Asks Court to Stop Trustbond Mortgage Bank from Harassing Him
First Private Medical University in Nigeria Begins Admission of Students
Herdsmen Crisis: Senators Recommend Incoporation of Naval Special Forces for Covert Operations
Don Wanny’s Younger Brother ‘Obata Osu’ Killed by Security Forces
ECOWAS: There is Relative Peace in Northeast for IDPs to Return
We’re Still Under Herdsmen Attack in Nasarawa, Says Tiv Leader
Gates Foundation Seeks Military Cooperation to End Polio in Northeast
Tragedy as Landslide Buries Two Excavators in Enugu
mmigration Service Deploys 23 Assistant Comptrollers
Jonathan’s Kinsmen March for Bayelsa Governor
Lassa Fever: Edo Govt Reactivates Rapid Response Team, Traces Contacts of Reported Cases
Suspected Killer Herdsmen Arrested in Edo
Seven Persons Die In Auto Accidents
Obaseki Reads Riot Act to Commissioners, Insists on Service Delivery
Herdsmen Fingered as Fire Razes Property Worth Millions at Youth Centre
Illegal Migration: UNDP Unveils New Capacity Development Programme for Edo Youthsp
Councillorship Aspirant Flee over Threat to Life in Delta
N10.7m Raised for Kids of Shettima’s Deceased Police Orderly, Azare
Home-based Eagles Romp into S’final to Face Sudan 
Access Bank Customer Wins Car in Promo 
CBN to Auction N253bn Treasury Bills 
OGFZA, NPA Partner on Free Zone Operations
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The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has opened discussions with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to forge closer ties on a range..
BDC Operators Hail Moves to Return Nigeria to JP Morgan Index
Ticket Racketeering Rocks Rigasa Rail Station on Abuja-Kaduna Line
Kaduna Refinery Shut over Lack of Crude
CBN Pumps Fresh $304.4m into Forex Market
Stanbic IBTC Empowers Youths
APC Sweeps Osun LG Polls as State Introduces Parliamentary System
Ex-Speakers Meet in Amaechi’s House
Oyo 2019: Lawmakers Endorse Akintola
Kurdulla Emerges from the Dark l
End of the Road for Edo Bomb Makers 
Why Kunle Ajayi Pledged to Blow Saxophone for God
Time-Out with Royal Hibiscus Hotel Cast and Crew
NPFL: Akwa Utd Climbs to the Top with 3-0 Defeat of Kwara Utd
Federer Wins 20th Grand Slam Down Under
Obaseki Congratulates Falconets on World Cup Ticket
Ahmed Musa Set for CSKA Moscow Return This Week
You Are Presumed Guilty Until You Prove Your Innocence

The Nation

2019: Senate to confront Buhari on order of polls
Ex-First Lady’s ‘fake firm’ in N300m deals
Fed Govt won’t force cattle colonies
Buhari meets Obasanjo at AU summit
Ekwueme’s body for Enugu today as final rites peak
Eagles fly into semi-final
Tax fraud: Govt probes 200 whistleblowing tips
Business Eye returns to newsstands
Nigeria passing through turbulent time, says CAN
How ready is Nigeria for Cattle colonies?
ISGPP to host seminar on economy
NLC rejects APC panel’s proposal on minimum wage, local govts
Adeboye for RCCG Outpouring
APC wins Osun LG poll
Nganjiwa: How Appeal Court erred, by EFCC
CHAN: Super Eagles’ performance excites Buhari
Roger Federer wins 20th grand slam, says ‘No plans to retire’
ASABA 2018 ASAC: Host sign broadcast agreement on Monday
ETTU Champions League: Quadri, Abiodun on verge of berthing in semis
Okpekpe race organiser mourns as Deji Tinubu goes home tomorrow
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Ogba mourn Deji Tinubu
2019: Campaign spares a thought for the disabled
Mixed reactions trail Obasanjo’s verdict on Buhari
‘Why NDDC is under-funded’
Mercy Aigbe announces new movie, 77 Bullets
Midnight Crew, Adegbodu Twins thrill at CMCM
Police assualt raypower dj
Widower demands FSARS officers’ arrest for wife’s death
Fire destroys school fence, goods
Council warns against indiscriminate refuse dumping
Lawmaker lifts orphanage
Obasanjo’s letter: Matters arising
Driver recruitment and management
Coscharis presents Ford Ranger to Titan winner
Mercedes A-Class set for Feb debut
FirstBank celebrates awards


Top Quotes From Grammys: Forget Oprah. What About Jay-Z For President
Cartoon: Mr & Mrs
Benue Killings : FG Opts For Decisive Military Action To End Crisis
FG Has Spent N1 Billion On Ekwueme’s Burial – Ngige
Grammy: Jay-Z Went Back Home Empty-Handed
CBN, NDIC Not Helping Unit MfBs – MD Boctrust MfB
Grammy Winners In Key Categories
How Subeb Directors Awarded Contracts To Cronies Without Due Process —Witnesses
Beckham Set To Launch Long-Sought Miami MLS Club
Ibadan Chieftaincy Declaration: Review Not Meant To Witch-Hunt Olubadan— Ajimobi
FG Approves Construction Of Irrigation Dam In Cross River
FG Probes 200 Whistle-Blowing Tips On Tax Officials, Taxpayers
Security Forces Kill Don Waney’s Brother In Edo
Lagos PDP Condemns Planned Hike In Lekki-Epe Roads Toll
Nigeria’s External Reserves Hit 4-Year High Of $40.3bn
Kudos To EU On Borno Rehab Package
OGFZA, NPA Partner On Free Zone Operation
Benue Killings : FG opts for decisive military action to end crisis
Osinbajo, Atiku, Sambo eulogize Ekwueme
MASSOB vows to resist creation of cattle colonies in Igboland
OBJ offered Ekwueme Senate Presidency – Ngige
To fight corruption Africans, especially leaders, must have a change of mindset … – Buhari
2019: Akpabio has no moral right to threaten Gov. Emmanuel — Ex Gov. Attah
Ordinary Nigerians will win 2019 again for Buhari – Lauretta Onochie
Ekwueme led the G34 which confronted Late Gen. Sani Abacha – Gana
‘Corruption’ one of the greatest evils of our time – Buhari
AU names Buhari Africa’s anti-corruption champion
Beckham set to launch long-sought Miami MLS club
Eagles zoom into semis, battle Sudan Wed
FA Cup: Iheanacho breaks Aiyegbeni’s FA goals record
MFM FC Bus accident: We are safe and sound—Media Officer
Buhari congratulates Super Eagles for victory over Angola
Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap
Don’t use me to fight my father, Iyabo blasts Buhari’s apologists
She came to the rescue of a sister who was off sex!
Thanks to the press, what you see is not often what you get with our women
‘Dad too had something to do with that adorable new baby’!
Still on the wonders of breast sucking!
Grammy: Jay-Z went back home empty-handed
Grammy winners in key categories
Virtual reality will transform Nigeria’s tourism industry – stakeholder
#BBNaija: Mayorkun and Kiss Daniel to perform at launch show today
EDITORIAL: Kudos to EU on Borno rehab package
CBN, NDIC not helping Unit MfBs – MD Boctrust MfB
Four killed as suspected gunmen attack Kwara villages
Ondo community residents relive how herdsmen attacked farms, slaughtered woman, carted away heart, private part
Soros to Google and Facebook: ‘Your days are numbered
Buhari listens only to his 80-year-old uncle —Tony Nyiam

The Guardian

Big Brother Naija goes live tomorrow Ex-militants storm OSOPADEC
Bello mocks critics of cattle colonies
 Maritime workers threaten shutdown at nation’s seaports
How FIRS attained N4 trillion revenue target in 2017, by Fowler
Unending reign of frivolity and 2018 budget fears
 Corruption, greatest evil of our time, Buhari tells AU summit 
Ekiti sues Fayemi, Kolawole for allegedly stealing N4.9b, others
Kogi government, PDP disagree over cattle colony policy
Preparations in top gear for Ekwueme’s burial Friday
Suspended Abia State CJ protests against her removal
Ajimobi suspends training over death of three school principals
 ‘Super Eagles is Argentina’s major threat at World Cup’
Why Neymar the Galactico looks inevitable
Federer wins sixth Australian Open, 20th Grand Slam
Musa discloses Super Eagles’ World Cup ambition
Quadri, Abiodun close to qualification at ETTU Champions League
Dalung lauds work at Asaba Stadium, confident it will host Africa
‘Insurers to lose N30b statutory deposit over unpaid claims’
‘How to sustain stock market rebound through stable polity’
Transcorp, FCMB, others lift NSE’s volume by N42.5billion
Groups raise concerns on feasibility of 2018 budget
Understanding and carving a niche market for your business
Editorial: Child labour and human trafficking
 Obasanjo’s self-debilitating funk on Buhari
Buhari: A president too good for us
10 reasons you should attend ConnectNigeria’s SME fair
Understanding and carving a niche market for your business
Ex-speakers’ forum rallies support for Buhari
APC faction in Cross River rejects alleged suspension of Usani
Obasanjo returns to beat, humbles PMB and APC
Lagos PDP, NCP fault planned increment of Lekki-Epe toll
 Tips To Help You Boost Your Metabolism
Bruno Mars surprises with Grammy sweep
Grammy Update: Kendrick Lamar Is King Of The Grammy Rap Category
Ed Sheeran picks up two pop Grammys

The Sun

2019: APC chieftains plot split
• Govs, senators, others gear up for Third Force in alliance with forces in PDP
Wike commends DSS, Army for killing Obatosu, Wanny’s younger brother 
52nd birthday: I’ll continue to serve God –Dickson
• Ogbia youths hold rally for gov
Iyabo Obasanjo backs father on letter to Buhari
•Urges president to heed advice on retirement
Osinbajo, Shagari, Atiku, others pay tribute to Ekwueme
•Anambra declares public holiday for burial
Buhari govt has failed – Pastor Bakare
Ray Ekpu writes for The Sun
Fuel shortage to worsen as Kaduna Refinery shuts down
…Daily fuel consumption hits 55m litres
CHAN 2018: Nigeria beats Angola, faces Sudan in semifinal
Governors must stop receiving salaries after tenure – Onaiyekan
•I’ll retire at 75
Oando: Forensic audit intrigues, power play turn SEC to toothless bulldog
Nigeria can boost business confidence with accountability – Choudhury, IFAC boss
Why fuel scarcity’ll persist
NPDC targets 500,000 bopd
How Nigerian airlines’ll be shortchanged by Africa’s open skies treaty  
Confusion over woman’s sudden disappearance
•My wife suffers memory loss, but I want her back home, husband pleads The alternative leader Nigeria needs
Still on Ugwuanyi’s exemplariness
Nigeria: Our cowntry, their cowlony
My first bouquet of emotions to the serial writer
Wike commends DSS, Army for killing Obatosu, Wanny’s younger brother 
AU, UN sign agreement to strengthen ties
Second term bid: Like Jonathan, like Buhari
APC committee report on true federalism reflects yearnings of Nigerians – APC South-East
Nigeria can boost business confidence with accountability – Choudhury, IFAC boss
Dalung hints at holding National Sports Festival
Russia 2018: Nigeria remains a threat to Argentina –RigoniAir Peace set for Freetown, Banjul, Dakar flights launch
Delta named 2017’s most on-time global airline
NPA’s 2017  revenue release delay worry stakeholders
EDITORIAL: Prioritising capital projects


Buhari’s men fight back, say OBJ caused nation’s problems •As Waku, lawyers, differ on ex-president’s letter
I won’t run against Buhari ―Tunde Bakare
Buhari has spent N1bn on Ekwueme burial so far —Ngige
Buhari, Obasanjo meet in Addis Ababa
Iyabo Obasanjo chides Buhari’s agents over re-circulation of 2013 letter
‘Ex-leaders plunged Nigeria to debt by stealing national assets’
Group to organise rallies for President Buhari
Find lasting solution to Fulani herdsmen’s killer squad ―Oodua Progressive Union
Yoruba Youth Council disowns Buhari support rally organisers
Fayemi’s commissioner sues Fayose, aides for alleged libel, demands N20bn damages
Ekiti govt sues Fayemi, commissioner for alleged misappropriation of N4.9bn
APC sweeps Osun LG polls
Ten people die in Ondo road accident
Nigeria is passing difficult times ―CAN President
30 persons facing community service punishments in Oyo
Police rescue 2 South-Africans from kidnappers in Kaduna
Man to spend 6 months in jail for stealing Church cables
Pigs theft lands man in court
Trump says US deeply respects Africa in letter to AU
Russia’s opposition leader arrested amid election protests
UN, African Union leaders praise international cooperation
Former Colombian most-wanted man launches presidential bid
Heads to roll as FG investigates over 200 tax fraud tips
Kwara holds made in Nigeria products trade fair
Youths appeal to agro business companies for support
NSE reverses four-day loss with 0.47% growth
CBN may keep rates steady to woo Foreign Investors —Ebo
Reduce interest rate to re-redirect commercial banking operations —Analyst
FRC inaugurates 16-man committee on National Code of Corporate Governance
Analyst names three banking stocks to watch
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Vitafoam secures N2bn BOI loan, nets N190m profit
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EDITORIAL: Herdsmen as countrymen
UI: Seven decades of premier education
Obasanjo, Nigeria’s mouthpiece?
Herdsmen and Olusegun Obasanjo
The Atiku advantage
“It is unprofessional for PR agencies to establish communication measurement agencies”
Our partnership with 9mobile, Solo Phone will boost Nigeria’s digital eco-system — Sterling Bank
40 consumers vie for $20,000 in Malta Guinness new TV Show
Brands that will still retain consumers’ loyalty in 2018


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