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Here are the major headlines for Friday, January 12, 2018

Punch

  • NCC denies 9mobile buyer’s emergence on January 16
  • Trump cancels London visit, says he will not unveil new US embassy
  • Prisoners sue Trump, allege anti-Muslim bias
  • World food prices up 8.2% in 2017 – UN
  • China shuts Marriott website over listing of Tibet, Hong Kong as countries
  • Buhari tasks Gani Adams on new role as Aare Ona Kakanfo
  • China demands apology from Delta for listing Taiwan, Tibet as countries
  • Injured Kwara Utd player, official leave hospital
  • How I cured my pupils’ phobia for Mathematics — Principal
  • Federation Account gets N2.63tn non-oil revenue in 12 months
  • Dickson clashes with Sylva, Lokpobiri over arming of militants
  • Six Nigerian-owned guest houses burnt in S’Africa, says Union
  • 50-year-old divorcee nab
  • Buhari tasks Gani Adams on new role as Aare Ona Kakanfo
  • 50-year-old divorcee nabbed for sodomising seven boys in Niger
  • Three in trouble for torturing, killing goat thief
  • Father of two defiles 10- year-old autistic patient …police arraign wife, brother
  • Man facing eviction threat by landlady wins N20m lottery
  • Kogi youths beat soldier for wooing married woman
  • Police inspector’s head found in C’River shrine
  • Fuel marketer buys N496,000 goods with dud cheques
  • Military arrests militant for killing five operatives
  • PDP plans to tackle Buhari’s govt with social media
  • Ambode reshuffles cabinet, sacks three commissioners
  • 2019: Faleke says Buhari may lose in Kogi
  • How expatriates can avoid deportation from Nigeria — Lawyer
  • Police deploy 4,300 men for Anambra senatorial rerun
  • Buhari appoints substantive DG for NIA
  • INEC presents certificates to 21 newly registered political parties

(www.punchng.com)

 

Tribune

  • We won’t enact anti-grazing law in Plateau —Lalong
  • Cattle colonies, grazing reserves not acceptable to Benue people —Ortom
  • FG releases more details on cattle colony, as Kogi, Plateau declare interest
  • Jettisoning 2014 National Confab, insult to Nigerians collective intelligence —Prof Nwolise
  • Fayose chides Buhari over appointment of northerner as NIA DG
  • Osun LG polls: Court adjourns hearing to January 23
  • Libya returnees: FG scores Edo Govt high on reintegration effort
  • FG to involve Nigerians in meter manufacturing
  • Appeal Court turns down suit seeking to stop Anambra Central re-run election
  • Oyo govt to support CBN on achieving 80% Financial Inclusion
  • Rivers killings: We went for reprisal attack, says principal suspect
  • Benue killings: Tor Tiv alleges ethnic cleansing agenda
  • Nigerians differ on automatic 2nd term in office for politicians
  • Declare state of emergency in Benue, Taraba, Coalition tells FG
  • Panic, as gas pipeline explosion rocks Delta community
  • Two brothers nab in attempt to steal Motor spare part to repair phone in Anambra
  • Court convicts 6 suspects over motorcycle theft in Nasarawa ―NSCDC Commandant
  • Court sets Jan 12 to decide fate of ‎Anambra Central Senatorial District election
  • Sterling Bank appoints Suleiman new MD, as Adeola retires
  • Piracy: Nigerian waters remain a threat —IMB
  • Five ships arrive Lagos ports with petroleum products, other commodities
  • Akinola secures freedom for 5 prisoners, pay their fines
  • How Kwara celebrated winners of Qur’an recitation competition
  • Stop promoting hatred, disunity, group urges religious leaders
  • The glitz, glamour, excitement of carnival Calabar 2017 •As Brazil, South Africa, Ghana took the shine
  • Issues that shaped Nigeria’s tourism in 2017
  • Our multiple gateways to build connectivity, integrate Africa —Ethiopian Airlines MD
  • Skill acquisition solution to youths’ illegal migration —ITF DG
  • The battle against malnutrition in North-East Nigeria
  • Railing against fraud How ticketing fraud is affecting Kaduna/Abuja rail service, commuters
  • Gains and pains of primary education in the North

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

ThisDay

  • Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Insist on Restructuring, Resolute About Nigeria’s Unity
  • Adeola Retires as Sterling Bank CEO, Abubakar to Take Over
  • Benue Killings: Senate C’ttee Urges FG to Explore Libya, Boko Haram…
  • Buoyed by Rising Stocks, Commodity Prices, Dangote’s Fortune Rises to $12.2bn
  • Hopes of Early Budget Passage Fades as House C’ttees Turn Down Agencies
  • Appeal Court Refuses to Stop Anambra Central Rerun Election
  • Another Explosion Recorded on Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System
  • 9mobile Sale: Jan 16 is Deadline for Bidders to Submit Final Bids, NCC Clarifies
  • Traffic Robbers Attack THISDAY Director
  • Herdsmen/Farmers’ Conflict: What We’re Having is a ‘Communal Situation’, IG Maintains
  • NLC Defies Threat by Police, El-Rufai, Holds Mass Protest in Kaduna
  • Police Parade Gang Member Linked to Omoku Killings
  • Ambode Drops Three Commissioners, Appoints Five New Ones
  • Police Recover Head of Slain Colleague in C’River
  • Wike Proposes N510bn Budget for 2018
  • StarTimes Reloads Classic Bouquet with Five New Channels
  • Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN Demands Expedited Action on PIB
  • Fayose: NIA DG’s Appointment Confirms Buhari’s Preference for Northerners
  • Kaduna Traditional Ruler Regains Freedom After 10 Days in Captivity
  • GDPN: Solution Nigerians are Looking for Lies with Us
  • Jonathan Dealt Decisively with Fulani Herdsmen Crisis
  • Four Nigerians Hospitalised, Shops Burnt in Fresh South African Attacks
  • 108 Health Ministry Workers Groan over Omission from Payroll System
  • Group Berates Ortom for Allegedly Arming Civilian JTF
  • El-Zakzaky’s Health Remains Stable, DSS Insists
  • NCAA Threatens to Close Airports That Do Not Meet Regulatory Standards
  • Killers of Kachikwu’s Uncle to Die by Hanging
  • Ozubulu Church Massacre: Police Deploy 500 Men as Controversial ‘Bishop’ Buries Father
  • Edo Electoral Commission Fixes March 3 for LG Polls
  • Gunmen Adopt Ex-A’Ibom Councillor in Girlfriend’s House
  • Presidency, NNPC Behind Fuel Crisis, Alleges ADP
  • Youths, Women Crucial to Our 2019 Plan, Says PDP

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Sun

  • Miyetti Allah leaders blamed for Benue killings, lawmaker calls for arrests
  • FG predicts tough 2018 budget implementation
  • Black day in Benue, IGP recants again
  • Gov Al-Makura hits Ortom again
  • Wike presents N510bn 2018 budget to Assembly
  • Ozubulu church massacre: Tight security as ‘Bishop’ buries father
  • Dangote still Africa’s richest man for 7 years running
  • Murderers of Kachikwu’s uncle to die by hanging
  • Rivers killings: Why we did it –Suspect
  • NLC dares El-Rufai, security, shuts Kaduna over sack of 36,000 workers
  • Fuel scarcity: Loading at Ibadan Depot grossly inadequate – IPMAN
  • Ambode: Lagos generated over N500 billion in 2017 despite harsh economy
  • Gombe APC endorses Buhari for second term
  • Release Dasuki, El-Zakzaky now, HURIWA tells Buhari
  • Delta Council Polls: Governor to swear-in more elected officials
  • Iran nuclear deal: Don’t withdraw, Europe warns US
  • China demands Delta Air Lines publicly apologise for listing Taiwan, Tibet as countries
  • 2017: Aso Villa’s highs, lows
  • Petrol price hits N160/litre at depots
  • As fuel queues return to Abuja, no cause for alarm – says NNPC
  • CBN targets 4,000 for financial inclusion
  • CAF to take over payment of referees
  • CAF award: NFF bigwigs thumb up Aiteo
  • NFF inaugurates technical and development committee

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

The Nation

  • H+K Nigeria wins LaLiga
  • Hunters in trouble for killing suspected kidnappers
  • Day of anger, anguish in Benue
  • Turkey warns citizens traveling to U. S. of arbitrary arrest
  • 10, 000 female drivers to be recruited in Saudi Arabia
  • “Obama sold the finest embassy for Peanuts,” Trump cancels UK visit
  • Engineer ejected by landlady emerges N20m lottery winner
  • Wikki Tourists to play home matches in Jos
  • Appeal Court clears way for Anambra senatorial re-run election
  • 2018 budget implementation may be tough – SGF
  • Dangote still Africa’s richest with $12.2b net worth
  • Benue should dump law, says Fulani group
  • Senator links killings to Libya
  • FG to involve more Nigerians in meter manufacturing — Fashola
  • Malabu: Malami insists Adoke must be prosecuted
  • Day of African Culture at Adekunle Ajasin Varsity
  • Why are we poor?
  • Life beyond Ife
  • Criminalise marital rape, says DVC
  • Abuja students lift orphans
  • Group gets new leaders
  • Admission: UI recommends 3,783 out of 56,000
  • Kankanfos: Their battles, exploits and tragedies
  • Opposition kicks as Delta PDP sweeps local council polls
  • Ignore Bello on 2019, Faleke tells Buhari
  • Govt, traditional rulers dialogue on security, unity
  • Orphans, IDP camps children stole show at Dogara’s high profile birthday bash
  • Unending Presidential jokes

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Guardian

  • Why we attacked Omoku, killed worshippers, by suspect
  • CBN to launch N10 billion fund for egg production
  • Detained Islamic leader feared dead
  • Operators doubt 30% broadband penetration target for this year
  • Africa’s most expensive player, Bakambu joins Mikel in China
  • Election timetable: Analysts urge politicians not to lose focus on governance
  • Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening
  • Togo’s opposition takes anti-government protests into new year
  • Benue killings: Al-Makura, stakeholders deny harboring killer herdsmen in Nasarawa
  • Traditional ruler regains freedom from abductors
  • Donald Trump calls African countries, Haiti ‘shithole’
  • Messi puts on masterclass for watching Coutinho
  • Mourinho aiming to steal Alexis Sanchez
  • Falcons’ Okobi joins Swedish club Eskilstuna United
  • Can NTA help the NPFL grow in 2018?
  • Hope4Girls Africa empowers 160 girls at basketball camp
  • How Conte, Mourinho war of words escalated
  • Asian markets mostly higher as Hong Kong extends record run
  • Lagos State government targets third world economy position
  • Bank, SystemSpecs partner for federal collections via *770#
  • The Benue killings: Matters arising
  • No more fire in Buhari’s belly
  • Butchers in Benue: What a nation!
  • Osun West tasked to produce next governor
  • Whether eradication of corruption is the motivating object of on-going war
  • Anambra senatorial rerun poll holds without PDP
  • Sidmach identifies AI, five other tech trends for Nigeria this year
  • NITDA commits to FG’s policy of content development
  • Startup ecosystem leaders set to meet in Owerri
  • Fulani herdsmen and a lenient government
  • The day we witnessed ‘scenes’ from judgment day
  • Keeping your New Year’s resolutions could reduce cancer risk, study finds

(www.guardian.ng)                        

 

Vanguard

  • Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist group, — Southern, M-Belt leaders
  • End killings by herdsmen now, Ohanaeze charges Buhari
  • GANI ADAMS: From activism to generalissimo of Yorubaland
  • Red Squad carried out Omoku massacre over Don Waney’s mother’s arrest —Suspect
  • Fuel crisis defies NNPC, as long queues return to Abuja
  • Early politicking may disrupt implementation of 2018 budget —FG
  • Our commissioners indulge in job racketeering, FCC Chair tells Senate
  • Handshake Across the Niger: Nigeria is very sick – Falae
  • NAPTIP Arrests 2 Traffickers Among Libya Returnees
  • How Onlookers Took Pictures As Family Of 7 Battled For Life In Auto Crash
  • Nigerian Airports: New Threats And Opportunities
  • Leadership And Organisational Management
  • MURIC Calls For Slashing Of NASS Members’ Jumbo Salaries
  • Nigerian Lady Marries Man Six Days After Facebook Advert
  • Video: Priest Asks ‘Alexa’ The Founder Of Catholic Church, Protestants, Others
  • Buhari Can’t Win Kogi With Gov Bello As Chief Campaigner — Faleke
  • 21 OSOPADEC Retired, Dead Officers Paid N20m Gratuities
  • FG, Others Share N6.2tr Statutory Allocation Funds In 2017
  • Dangote Still Richest Man In Africa, Seven Years Running
  • Nigerian Lady Marries Man Six Days After Facebook Advert
  • Declare Miyetti Allah Terrorist Group, — Southern, M-Belt Leaders
  • Aare Ona Kakanfo: Installation Of Gani Adams Gathers Momentum

(www.vanguardngr.com)

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