Here are the major headlines for Friday, December 23



  • Buhari backs curfew, others to halt crisis, says el-Rufai
  • Why Buhari was absent at South East economic summit
  • Army alerts on escapee Boko Haram members
  • FG may collapse, Atiku warns
  • Buhari approves return of N553bn excess deductions to 33 states
  • Ibori not under police restriction –Aide
  • Jonathan disowns comments on 2019 polls
  • Akwa Ibom to spend less in 2017, slashes budget to N365bn
  • No plastic rice in Nigeria –Minister
  • Nigeria can only work if injustice against Igbo is redressed –Anya
  • Nigeria may end up like Zimbabwe – Ekpo, WAIFEM boss
  • Yuletide: Improve on QoS, NCC tells telcos
  • Nigerians charged to show business creativity
  • Eagles slip in FIFA ranking
  • Annual grant: FIFA clears air on Nigeria’s money
  • FIFA blocks Mikel’s loan move
  • GOtv Boxing Night 10 : Boxers talk tough
  • Robbers snatch police van, kill one in Ekiti
  • 2017: Buhari, Osinbajo to spend N1.05bn on foreign trips
  • Released Chibok girls return to Borno for Christmas
  • Ibori supported Saraki, Dogara, others from prison –Senator
  • Delta monarch commits suicide
  • When foreign rice becomes endangered
  • Tinubu, Aregbesola won’t leave APC for anybody –Rep
  • Policeman kills driver for refusing to give bribe
  • 2017 budget, essesntial for power sector – Operators
  • DSS accuses Wike of sponsoring Abuja protests
  • CAF award: Auba, Mahrez, Mane make final list
  • Eagles slide to 51 in FIFA rankings
  • Belfast club want Kevin Amuneke
  • Sakho out of AFCON
  • Aubameyang among finalists for African footballer of the Year
  • Develop your zone, don’t wait for FG, Obasanjo tells S-East govs, Ndigbo
  • No country can make progress without pain – Osinbajo
  • Unpaid gratuities, pensions: 32 retired judges drag governor, A-G to court
  • Chibok schoolgirls to celebrate yuletide with parents – Presidency
  • Politicians flock to London for Ibori
  • Police recruitment: Training for successful applicants begins December 31
  • Keep hope alive, Osun APC urges citizens
  • Bayelsa govt blames banks for delay in salary payment
  • No going back on June 2017 Digital Switchover deadline— Buhari
  • There is nothing stopping FG from initiating fresh criminal charges against Ibori – Lawyers
  • Again, Fayose goes prophetic, gives 22 predictions for 2017
  • Herdsmen will not be allowed to intimidate our people — Dickson
  • EFCC not selective, APC members are being investigated – Oladele
  • Terminal operators blame smuggling on high tariffs
  • How Chioma Obiadi became Miss Nigeria 2016
  • I’ll be the best I can — Miss Nigeria
  • Phyno’s ‘Fada Fada’ named hottest track of 2016
  • New minimum wage uncertain as government fails to raise panel
  • Saraki: I won’t condone lawlessnes
  • 500 ex-militants get training in advanced farming
  • Buhari greets veteran journalist Oyebola at 80
  • Psychiatric hospital records more mental cases
  • Glo leads in new Internet subscription
  • Poverty, unemployment, reasons for Igbo youths’ restiveness —OBJ
  • FG to establish 2 military formations in Southern Kaduna
  • NUC approves Law for Elizade University
  • Dialogue with N/Delta militants, Wale Oke tells Buhari
  • FG committed to June 2017 deadline for digital switch over — Buhari
  • Kidnapped Delta monarch regains freedom
  • Why we need $30bn loan deal —Presidency
  • Korede Bello, Akpororo, Bovi, Kenny Blaq, Simi prepare for Alibaba’s #January1stConcert 2017

Related Stories:



About the Author