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Here are the major headlines for Friday, December 15, 2017

Guardian

  • Nigeria ready to spend extra $1 billion on anti-t­error war
  • Reps begin fresh probe into N30b unremitted crude oil revenue
  • INEC registers 21 new political parties
  • Corruption is bane of sports in Africa, says Saraki
  • Army to remain responsive, apolitical,Buratai
  • Nigerian gets 18 years in Vietnamese prison for import scam
  • All fun and love for the Kinabuti and Friends Christmas party in Orile
  • Operation Cobra: FRSC arrests 6,000 offenders
  • Japan firm says it will pay part of salaries in Bitcoin
  • Peru president rejects demands he resign over corruption allegations
  • Group seeks more administrative, financial autonomy, flexibility powers for NAPTIP
  • In Man City’s shadow, top-four scrap begins
  • Champions League hurting Chelsea’s chances – Hazard
  • Beckham’s Miami MLS venture gets go-ahead for additional owners
  • Edo Football Association awards to hold December 22
  • English FA queries Mourinho over ‘tactical foul’ comments
  • Babalola attributes quarterfinal loss to injury
  • Buhari, the Sultan and fighting terrorism
  • Oyo to sanction defaulting owners of branded vehicles
  • Dana, SPG partner to offer customers 25% discount
  • FG canvasses efforts for technologically productive economy
  • Why and how government should encourage coding education
  • Nigeria and the imperative of happiness
  • Still on losses, bad loans and debts
  • Poverty as a killer of democracy
  • APC’s grip on Ondo under threat of leadership crisis
  • Halle Berry Ends Relationship With British Boyfriend, Alex Da Kid
  • Five Causes Of Anxiety You Might Not Know About
  • Will Smith Is The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air Again
  • At Christmas, Enugu offers free transport for indigenes
  • Governor Dankwambo explains rationale for central motor park
  • Buhari to commission locomotives, coaches

(www.guardian.ng)

 

The Nation

  • Oyo renews commitment to attract more investors
  • President tasks judokas on excellence
  • Nigerian gets 18 years in prison for import scam
  • AFSSCo96 plans reunion dinner for 26th Dec
  • 300 doctors left Nigeria in 2016- NMA President
  • 249 more Nigerians back from Libya
  • Flamingoes go for victory against Ethiopia
  • Osinbajo, Gowon, Shonekan, others grace Villa Christmas Concert
  • The Nation flies highest with 10 prizes at NMMA
  • Harvest of awards for The Nation at NMMA
  • Governors approve $1b oil cash to fight Boko Haram
  • Mogajis warn 21 new obas for threatening Olubadan
  • Ajimobi presents N267b budget
  • Parties now 67 as INEC registers 21 associations
  • President tasks judokas on excellence
  • Flamingoes go for victory against Ethiopia
  • Edith Agu-Ogoke to face Ashleigh Curry in pro debut
  • Lawrence Okolie dispatches Sousa in 2 rounds
  • 3e Actuaries Golf Open: Odoh keeps title hope alive in Mongomo
  • African Union Sports Ministers Meeting Ends
  • 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Dubai Marathon winner eyes gold
  • Behold the First Class women
  • ‘Youth must imbibe value-driven leaderships’
  • How mathematics can solve life-threatening ailments, by don
  • Ajasin varsity VC hails NUC accreditation teams
  • DELSU inducts doctors
  • Corps members mark AIDs Day
  • ‘Antiretroviral treatment inaccessible by HIV patients’

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Tribune

  • NAPS inaugurates new national executives
  • We’ll spare nothing to secure lives of 22m Lagosians ―Ambode
  • Ogun to raise fund for infrastructure
  • Malami assures of prudent utilisation of resources in justice ministry
  • Iralepo still on suspension —Deji of Akure
  • Ajimobi presents 2018 N267.4bn budget proposal
  • “State of Osun” unknown to Nigeria’s constitution, Osun High Court rules
  • Christmas: Anambra govt donates 40 patrol ambulances to FRSC
  • Benue gov presents N178.3bn 2018 appropriation estimate to State Assembly
  • Boko Haram dares military base in Mainok
  • Gov Sani Bello presents N128bn budget for 2018 fiscal year
  • FG urged to include private varsities in TETFUND
  • Court orders swear-in of Obiora Okonkwo as Senator
  • OAU pays earned allowance to workers
  • Ambode opens Johnson, Jakande, Tinubu parks in Alausa
  • Nigeria records N19.33trn e-payment transactions in Q3
  • Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
  • Yuletide: Gov Ugwuanyi offers free transport for Enugu indigenes
  • PDP convention: Group faults outcome, demands authentic results
  • New digital technology displaying adverts made for toilet
  • Apple new release iMac Pro will cost about N1.78m
  • Google and Amazon: Please stop your feud
  • Men use ‘password’ as their password far more than women
  • ‘FG should implement national drug distribution guidelines to tackle drug abuse ’
  • Gambling similar to substance abuse in adolescents –Experts
  • Oyo inaugurates 14-member primary healthcare board
  • GAVI announces $85m funding to fight typhoid fever
  • Railing against fraud How ticketing fraud is affecting Kaduna/Abuja rail service, commuters
  • Gains and pains of primary education in the North
  • ‘N200 education levy kept pupils out of school in Kaduna’
  • OIC Jerusalem statement fails to impress us —Netanyahu
  • VIDEO: 3 men charged to court for abusing fish in United States
  • US Ambassador to Nigeria, Symington, launches YALI transparency campaign in Lagos
  • Liberia’s Supreme Court says presidential runoff vote should go ahead
  • Don’t sacrifice governance for 2019 politicking, The Companion tells govt
  • Jerusalem: NACOMYO emphasises Muslim unity
  • OIC declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • How I raped, killed youth corps member — Suspect
  • Murder of Ex-PDP Chairman’s Son: Family of ‘killer wife’ tried to hide evidence — Police
  • Criticisms trail Govs’ approval of N1bn to fight Boko Haram
  • Five bidders emerge for 9Mobile
  • Osinbajo, Gowon, Dogara, Adebayo attend Christmas Carol at Villa
  • Biafra: I ‘ll sabotage another war on Igboland – Nwodo
  • Buhari’s Overseas medicare, evidence of inequality in Nigeria, Says Falana
  • Federer Voted BBC Overseas Sports Personality Of The Year
  • Rohingya ‘Rather Die’ Than Return To Oppression In Myanmar
  • Donnarumma Row Reopens Old Wounds For Milan
  • Edo LGAs’ IGR Rises 500%, From N30m To N150m
  • Refugee Crisis: EU Leaders Clash
  • Aisha Empowers 1,000 Youths, Women In Bauchi
  • Rape Case: Uber Driver In News Again
  • 300 Doctors Abandon Nigeria
  • Banking Sector Records Transactions Worth N19.33trn In Q3 – NBS
  • Speed Limiters Don’t Reduce Life Span — FRSC
  • What Politicians Can Learn From The Army On Restructuring (3) — Ike Nwachukwu
  • Over 600 Doctors Migrated From Nigeria In 2 Years – NMA
  • How We Created 2,324 Entrepreneurs, By Okowa
  • Human Trafficking: Group Urges Cartels To Respect Oba Of Benin’s Condemnation Or Face Wrath Of Ancestors
  • Senate Walks Out Fashola For Lack Of Budget Documents
  • Alleged N5.3bn Fraud: Ex-Enugu Gov, Nnamani Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction To Try Him
  • Rohr to invite Sokari for World Cup friendly
  • I knew about Shehu’s suspension — NFF secretary-general
  • I totally submit to God, says Fuji King Wasiu Ayinde as he mourns late daughter
  • 2kay’s robbery attack: Burna Boy says he’s ready to reveal the truth
  • Blockbuster: Disney to buy 21st Century Fox assets for $52.4 bn
  • Lepacious Bose opens up on her past

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

THisDay

  • Governors Okay Withdrawal of $1bn from ECA to Fight Insurgency
  • Battle for S’West: PDP Accuses APC of Sowing Seeds of Discord…
  • Daura, Magu Shun Each Other at Senate Probe
  • Nigerians Score Buhari 52% on Governance
  • TCN: Transmission Hits new Peak of 5,156MW of Electricity
  • Ikoyi Cash: Court to Hear Suit on Whistle-Blowing Payment Jan 17
  • IMF: Concern over FX Scarcity Persists, But Nigeria Remains Investment Destination
  • Buhari Returns from France
  • House Committee Seeks Collaboration with Dangote Refinery
  • Court Denies Alleged Husband Killer, Maryam Sanda Bail
  • Driving School Instructor Rapes, Kills Corps Member in Ogun
  • FG Approves PPA for $550m, 550MW Ondo Power Plant
  • Bulkachuwa Defends Appointment of 14 Justices to A’Court Bench
  • Nnamani Asks Court to Stop EFCC from Prosecuting Him
  • Ijaw Youths Accuse IOCs of Blackmailing N’Delta over Relocation Directive
  • SON Launches PAM to Check Substandard Products
  • House C’ttee Gives Last Chance to Adenuga, Olusanya, Bello-Osagie to Avert Arrest
  • Court Declares Name Change to ‘State of Osun’ Illegal
  • Delta’s Job Creation Template a Model, Says World Bank
  • You Risk Loosing Your Crowns If Olubadan is Dethroned, Family Heads Tell New Obas
  • NBM Moves to Partner Govt, Empower, Resettle Libya Returnees
  • Ajimobi Presents N267 Budget of Stability, Receives Defector from Accord Party
  • North-east Needs $1.1bn for Rehabilitation, Says UN
  • Military Successfully Repels Attempted Takeover of Borno Village
  • UK to Assist Nigeria on Improving Electoral Process
  • Prisons Officers Forestall Bold Escape of Kidnap Kingpin
  • Falana: Buhari’s Overseas Medicare Confirms Inequality in Nigeria
  • Battle for S’West: PDP Accuses APC of Sowing Seeds of Discord…
  • Daura, Magu Shun Each Other at Senate Probe
  • Nigerians Score Buhari 52% on Governance
  • TCN: Transmission Hits new Peak of 5,156MW of Electricity
  • Ikoyi Cash: Court to Hear Suit on Whistle-Blowing Payment Jan 17
  • IMF: Concern over FX Scarcity Persists, But Nigeria Remains Investment Destination

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Sun

  • DPR budgets N405m for foreign trips, adverts
  • 2019: Buhari/Osinbajo endorsement posters flood Abuja streets
  • Fire guts Owerri auto market
  • Anambra Central: APGA ignores court order, flags off campaign
  • Wike pledges to sustain religious tolerance in Rivers
  • Maina spits fire
  • Double registration: INEC indicts Kogi gov
  • Group accuses ex-Edo gov of plotting to oust Health Minister, Ehanire
  • Forget Biafra, Nwodo tells IPOB
  • We’re born to rule, not to play opposition –PDP
  • el-Rufai lauds Kaduna Reps
  • 2019: Buhari/Osinbajo endorsement posters flood Abuja streets
  • Ajimobi presents N267.4b Appropriation Bill for 2018
  • Mogajis give new kings 7 days to withdraw ultimatum against Olubadan
  • Nigerian jailed 18 yrs in Vietnam over import scam
  • FG invests N180b on NSTIR 2030 – Minister
  • Cameroonians flee country as crackdown grows
  • Save Nigerians in Thailand from bad visa policies, Ohaneze Asia tells new ambassador
  • Japan expands sanctions against North Korea
  • 2019: Atiku’s exit no threat to Buhari -Beke
  • Obiano’s victory, an endorsement of good governance -Okonkwo
  • PDP mends fences with South West leaders
  • Use whistleblowers to expose patrons of fake materials –LASBCA
  • Alternative building materials panacea to soaring construction cost
  • SON reviews NIS 444-1 of 2014, blames poor cement for building collapse
  • Lord’s Gin excites boxing lovers at Rumble on the Atlantic
  • NPFL invitational: Eagles not in Kano to win – Salisu

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Punch

  • 300 doctors abandon Nigeria
  • Nigerian jailed 18 years in Vietnam for import scam
  • Pastor arraigned for alleged criminal intimidation
  • Germany to deport 1,500 Gambians
  • BREAKING: Court to jail Russian ex-economy minister for taking bribe
  • Kanu leads African all-stars in charity match for Boko Haram displaced
  • Record-breaker Guardiola relishes Tottenham test
  • Five things to look out for in La Liga
  • Wenger desperate for win in race for Champions League places
  • Nigerian bags 18 years imprisonment in Vietnam
  • Japan frustrates North Korea’s missile programme
  • Kim Jong Un’s top aide executed by North Korean death squad –Report
  • Yuletide: FRSC to impound offenders’ vehicles till 2018
  • Anti-apartheid heroes slam Zuma as ANC elects new chief
  • Man arrested for flogging neighbour to death
  • Man arrested for flogging neighbour to death
  • Rice truck crashes into house, kills infant, others
  • ‘How I lured, raped, killed female corper’
  • Lawyer faults killing of Lagos fake kidnapper
  • Guard burgles ex-boss’ office days after quitting work
  • Sea robbers, cult members kill two, injure policeman in Bayelsa
  • Court remands man for allegedly defiling girl, 7
  • Abia police, revenue board at war over stolen jeep
  • Man, 50, remanded for raping seven-year-old
  • INEC sacks three for registering Kogi gov twice
  • 2019: Join APGA or be sacked, Obiano tells S’East govs
  • PDP needs South-West to succeed, says Dickson
  • PDP governors, others hail Wike on birthday
  • INEC sacks three for registering Kogi gov twice
  • Beware of politicians, 2019 is approaching, CJN warns judges
  • Osinbajo performing, I can’t be Buhari’s running mate –Tinubu
  • Judges can collect personal gifts, SAN tells EFCC
  • Yoruba PDP caucus attacks Wike over anti-Obasanjo comment
  • FG to sell first African sovereign green bond
  • 2018: Senate queries N10bn solar streetlight project in varsities
  • Reps summon telecoms firms over non-payment of taxes
  • DPR proposes N415m for local, foreign trips, Senate kicks
  • Fuel scarcity ends in 48 hours, Kachikwu promises govs
  • EU pledges €25m for Nigeria’s power transmission expansion
  • (www.punchng.com)

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