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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Nation

  • FIFA Club World Cup: Bale rescues Real Madrid
  • Suicide bomber kills 13 in police academy
  • Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno community
  • I’ve confidence in Buhari, Osinbajo, says Tinubu
  • Tight security as gunmen invade Magu’s house, kill policeman
  • Tambuwal meets Okowa, Wike, Ibori in Delta
  • Nigeria loses $21b on oil Production Sharing Contract
  • Youths to Wike: apologise for anti-Yoruba comment
  • Johnson, Jakande, Tinubu made modern Lagos, says Ambode
  • Okorocha presents N190b budget for 2018
  • Justice Yunusa’s arraignment for alleged corruption, others stalled
  • Minimum wage panel begins meetings today
  • Striking varsity non-academic unions demand N30b
  • 30 contractors to face EFCC over East-West Road project
  • Two injured, 21 vehicles destroyed in tanker explosion
  • Striking varsity non-academic unions demand N30b
  • Will NYSC CV/jobs portal deliver?
  • UNIABUJA, Korea partner on technology transfer
  • Radio AAUA begins test transmission
  • Two injured, 21 vehicles destroyed in tanker explosion
  • Ambode: Lagos enjoys religious harmony
  • ‘Why PDP lost in Anambra’
  • US: Qatar, Turkey sponsoring radical ideology

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

ThisDay

  • FG Approves N16bn for NDDC Hqtrs, Says East-West Road Designed to Fail
  • NNPC: Five Ships with 250m Litres of Petrol Expected This Week
  • Northern Senators Fail to Reach Consensus on Restructuring
  • Tinubu: I Have Absolute Confidence in Osinbajo, No Plan to Replace Him
  • House C’ttee Gives Intels 24 Hours to Declare Public Funds in Its Possession
  • Civil Society Groups, Other Stakeholders Oppose NGO Regulatory Bill Amid Protests
  • Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Fight for Control of Borno Village
  • OPEC: Oil Market to Balance Within a Year
  • Ambode: Lagos Contributed 73% to Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business Rating
  • FG Fails to Implement Report of Presidential C’ttee on Police Reform
  • FG Set to Issue Green Bond in Domestic Market
  • LASG: Apapa Ports Not Designed for Haulage Vehicles
  • France Seeks Bigger Pie of Nigerian Economy
  • Court Fixes Jan 19 for Judgment in Ladoja’s Case Challenging Olubadan Reform
  • Judiciary Now Victim of corruption, Says Former Chief Judge Auta
  • Jonathan, Okowa Greet Wike at 50, Describes Him as Outstanding Leader
  • Strike: Varsity Workers Demand N30bn from FG
  • Okowa, Ogeah Honoured by Delta NUJ
  • 10 Soldiers Killed in Niger in 2016, Says Gov
  • Three Herdsmen Nabbed for Attempted Murder
  • Three Policemen Dismissed for Drug Trafficking in Kogi
  • Female Cashier Docked over N4m Fraud in Kwara
  • N24bn Money Laundering: Nigerian Firm Sues British Company
  • Lagos Has Enjoyed Religious Harmony so Far-Ambode
  • Kaduna Electric to Deploy 50,000 Pre-paid Meters to Sokoto in 2018
  • Group Sues NNPC GMD over Alleged Disregard for FOI Act
  • Senate C’tee Berates NNRA over N367m Unapproved Spending
  • Tight Security as Troubled Bayelsa Town Welcomes 10,000 Worshippers
  • Pay Funds Owed NDDC, House Committee Urges FG
  • Benin Monarch throws weight behind anti-human trafficking fight, as Obaseki inaugurates Traditional Council
  • Ibori Declares Support for Okowa’s Second Term Bid
  • After $21bn Loss, FG Moves to Amend Deep Offshore Act
  • Nigeria’s Trade Balance Hits N1.2tn as Imports Decrease by 10.51%
  • How Negligence Led to Deaths of 20 Persons in Illegal Bayelsa…

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Punch

  • Court rejects bid to outlaw extramarital sex
  • US lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct dies in ‘probable suicide’
  • Women accuse rap mogul Russell Simmons of rape
  • PDP convention: Is this democracy?
  • FG to issue N10.69bn Green Bonds to finance budget
  • Olubadan review: Court delivers judgment Jan. 19
  • Ekiti panel indicts Fayemi, bank for bond, SUBEB fraud
  • 13 arrested for illegal sale of naira notes
  • Why NGO bill should be dropped
  • Judges can collect personal gifts, SAN tells EFCC
  • Police nab three herdsmen with AK-49 rifle
  • Electrician found dead in pharmacy’s attic, phone missing
  • German, UK, Turkish firms jostle for Lagos, Abuja airports
  • Hoodlums burn down police station in Abia
  • 6bn virement: Afenifere, YCE, others knock N’Assembly, say lawmakers insensitive
  • Tanker explosion destroys 21 vehicles, motorcycles
  • Breach of contract: Court orders Dangote to pay miner N2.6bn
  • Lawmaker showers husband with N52m Christmas gift
  • Electrician found dead in pharmacy’s attic, phone missing
  • Judges can collect personal gifts, SAN tells EFCC
  • Osinbajo performing, I can’t be Buhari’s running mate –Tinubu
  • Yoruba PDP caucus attacks Wike over anti-Obasanjo comment
  • Court orders Okonkwo to replace Ekwunife as Anambra Central senator
  • APC wants Enugu board chair tried for assaulting perm sec
  • How to enforce foreign arbitral awards in Nigeria — Experts
  • 2019: I can’t be Buhari’s running mate, says Tinubu
  • $250m unremitted fund: Reps threaten oil firms with arrest warrants
  • PDP’s national leaders will excel – Metuh
  • FG to issue N10.69bn Green Bonds to finance budget
  • German, UK, Turkish firms jostle for Lagos, Abuja airports
  • Senate summons DMO, GE over $27.9m power project spending
  • Scarcity: NNPC expecting 250 million litres of petrol
  • FG to earn N23bn from VAIDS before year end – Fowler
  • NBET disburses N14bn to power producers from foreign buyers

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Sun

  • Tanker fire razes vehicles, spreads agony in Lagos
  • East-West Road designed to fail –Minister
  • Nigeria remains investor destination of choice, says IMF
  • Northern senators blow hot on restructuring
  • Again, gunmen storm Magu’s house, kill policeman
  • 2019: I’m for Buhari–Osinbajo ticket –Tinubu
  • Anambra Central: Court orders Okonkwo’s swearing-in
  • IPOB insists on Biafra
  • NBBF election : FIBA delegation due in Nigeria January 2018
  • Ethiopian Airlines lands Nigeria with an all female crew flight
  • Anambra: Identity consciousness, reason for APGA’s landslide victory – Offodile
  • BCI boss, Kola Olugbodi bags fellowship of IMC
  • France proposes age-of-consent rule for Facebook users
  • White House aide Omarosa Newman resigns
  • AU disputes claims of rights violations by its troops in Somalia
  • Onnoghen: Politics of judicial reform
  • Akwa Ibom LG polls : We’re focusing more on 2019 –APC
  • Rainoil Tennis Open: Clay surface excites players
  • FIFA sanction: Akinwunmi heads 4-man panel

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • IKOYI CASH: Whistleblower gets N421m, jets out of Nigeria
  • Nigeria loses N7.6tr to faulty agreements with IOCs — Kachikwu
  • 21 vehicles, motorbikes razed as fuel tanker explodes in Lagos
  • Sheriff tackles Shettima on Chibok girls’ abduction
  • Reps order Intels to remit multi-million dollar dues owe NPA within 24hrs
  • 2019: I’m not after Osinbajo’s job – Tinubu
  • Senate grills NSIA boss over $27.9bn interest-free loan
  • Kanu’s lawyer writes FG, seeks pardon for detained IPOB members
  • Pochettino Spies Good Omens For Man City Trip
  • Ahiara Mbaise Saga: Bishop Replies CBCN
  • Strike: Varsity Staff Protest Grounds Akure
  • JOHESU, Others Give FG Ultimatum Over Unpaid Promotion Arrears
  • Nigerians Must Speak On Restructuring —Environmentalist
  • We Need Industrial Peace To Address Economic Challenges — FG
  • Administrative Hiccups Stop EFCC From Arraigning Justice Yinusa
  • Nigerian Firm Sues British Company Over N24bn Money Laundering
  • EPL Giant, Man City Visits Nigeria, As PZ Cussons’ Premier Cool Hosts Coolest Party
  • 13 Suspected Illegal Naira Vendors Nabbed, N2m Recovered
  • What Politicians Can Learn From The Army On Restructuring (2) — Ike Nwachukwu
  • Labour Demands Review Of Power Sector Privatization Process
  • Be Realistic In Oil, Gas Industry Reforms, OPS Tells FG
  • How Ondo Clergymen Sexually Assaulted, Defrauded Spinsters Searching For Husband, Housewives
  • ILO Urges Collaborative Efforts To Develop Social Protection System
  • NFF in talks for Egypt friendly
  • Amokachi, Lawal, Babangida storm Kano for Match-4-IDPs
  • Ronaldo tells lawyers to negotiate Real exit
  • Rural women call for stoppage of FGM, sexual harassment, equality of women in Ebonyi
  • Happiness Ministry: How Okorocha and his family run Imo State
  • Nurse becomes Monarch-elect in Enugu community
  • Libyan slave trade: FG identifies 2778 Nigerian migrants

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Tribune

  • 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
  • University workers protest in Ondo over unpaid allowance
  • FG pays N420m to 34,000 destitutes in Jigawa
  • Lagos has enjoyed religious harmony so far ―Ambode
  • Herdsmen arrested for attempted murder, unlawful possession of firearms in Ogun
  • UN set to assist 130,000 women and adolescent girls in reproductive health
  • NSITF pensioners cry out over nonpayment of over 3 years arrears
  • PDP now a regional party, its future in doubt ―Group
  • Court adjourns Wike’s suit against police till Feb 22 for hearing
  • Female cashier drags to court over N4m fraud in Kwara
  • FG, World bank urge contractors to hasten FADAMA project
  • Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi
  • Ajimobi set to present 2018 appropriation bill
  • Judges have become victims of corruption allegation ―Justice Auta
  • Dogara calls for private sector participation to tackle housing deficit
  • PDP blasts Bello over country home mansion
  • Christmas: Prices of tomatoes, pepper drop by 45% in Lagos
  • NTDC’s strike: Shame of the tourism sector
  • Emir of Dutse hails minister for promoting culture, tourism
  • New York Times Travel Show invites 100 travel professional
  • Bauchi to amend tourism laws
  • Forex market gets another $210m boost from CBN
  • Kwara tax board aims N30bn annual revenue
  • Extortion: Lagos Task Force pockets N14m monthly from port users
  • Access Bank launches new 5yrs strategy, targets number one rating
  • ‘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
  • 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
  • Nigeria’s anti-Boko Haram Gen Attahiru Ibrahim sacked

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Guardian

  • Northern leaders list terms for restructuring, want Marshall Plan
  • Herdsmen strike in Ogun, police arrest three with arms
  • Nigeria parleys 37 countries on economic cooperation, bilateral ties
  • US prosecutors confirm Uber target of criminal probe
  • Plateau Utd gets Eding Sport, MFM draws Real Bamako
  • Boko Haram tries to take over military base in Borno
  • 20 cars burnt, one injured as fuel tanker explodes in Lagos
  • Nigeria lost N7.6 trillion to faulty pacts with IOCs, says Kachikwu
  • Arewa leaders urge government to punish culprits of fuel scarcity
  • Ambode lauds Johnson, Jakande, Tinubu for laying solid foundation
  • N726b East-West road project designed to fail, says FG
  • Guardiola tells City history men to keep at it
  • PSG cruise into League Cup quarters
  • Man City set win record, Lukaku lifts Man Utd
  • ‘Mourinho of Pyongyang’ Andersen plots North Korea revival
  • New rules, innovations at maiden NextGen tennis competition
  • Germany offers players €350,000 each for 2018 World Cup title
  • Project set to reduce maternal, child deaths in Nigeria
  • ‘$9.2billion off-grid electrification opportunity lies in Nigeria’
  • Afreximbank restates warnings on aids, commodity dependence
  • DMO to redeem N198b treasury bills this month
  • NEDC and the Nigerian Gordian Knot
  • The SARS imbroglio
  • Oyebode: Tribute to a scholar
  • Restructuring as a factor in 2019 elections
  • Court orders swearing-in of Okonkwo as senator
  • Finding panacea to universities’ financial burden
  • Lagos launches Current Affairs Quiz Competition to boost learning
  • Anchor varsity trains researchers on technological innovation
  • Kogi polytechnic student allegedly kills roommate
  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson honored with Hollywood star
  • Oprah Winfrey To Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award At 2018 Golden Globes

(www.guardian.ng)

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