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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, January 18, 2018

Guardian

  • Beware of foreign portfolio investments-driven growth, Nigerian experts warn
  • Senate turns heat on Buhari over killings by herdsmen
  • Eagles to play six matches ahead of World Cup
  • Kachikwu, Baru, Peterside seek improvement in Nigeria’s oil export
  • NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services
  • EFCC arraigns judge, ex-governor’s son over alleged graft
  • Reps ask NNPC to strengthen NAPIMS for joint venture monitoring
  • Dabiri-Erewa eulogises Nigerian who returned N150m in Qatar
  • Africa needs AfDB to mobilise resources, says Kemi Adeosun
  • Senate rejects panel report on fuel crisis, probes subsidy payment
  • Lagos commissioner pledges LASG support for community media
  • Man Utd set to make Sanchez highest-paid EPL player
  • ‘How Super Eagles can avoid early exit at World Cup’
  • Tsonga, Wozniacki survive scare, Nadal through
  • CHAN Eagles not best players from Nigerian league, Esin declares
  • Nigeria rugby player, Okafor, signs for Portuguese club
  • Sanchez waits in London after agreeing £14m-a-year deal with Man United
  • Sanusi tasks Sterling Bank on non-interest banking awareness
  • Germany provides €22m to address energy, climate change issues in Nigeria
  • Ecobank raises card spending limits abroad
  • Dissecting Buhari’s, Luther’s dreams
  • What if there is no road ahead?
  • Benefiting from Trump’s ‘shit hole’ comment
  • NOA, CSOs seek citizens’ input in governance
  • PDP disowns Ugwuanyi’s reelection campaign posters
  • How Kano gears up for political long knives in 2019

(www.guardian.ng)                        

 

The Sun

  • Herdsmen, Bombers kill 16 in Benue, Borno
  • The Sun Award’ll spur us to do more – Pinnick, Rohr, Sports Personality of the Year winners
  • EFCC arraigns ex-Nasarawa gov’s son, judge over alleged fraud
  • FG spends N784bn on fuel subsidy
  • Non-indigenes endorse Wike for second term
  • Restructuring: Avengers threatens fresh attacks on oil installations
  • Ohanaeze Youth Council bans herdsmen in Igboland
  • NFF rolls out World Cup programme
  • Wanted Akwa Ibom kidnapper arrested in Jigawa
  • Hazards of prolonged sitting
  • 2019: Agbakoba’s group, Nigerian Third Force, rolls out action plan
  • DPR arrests oil marketer, dispenses free fuel in Abuja
  • Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid cut
  • Court jails for life Egyptian cleric, Yusuf al-Qaradawi
  • India testfires Agni-V ballistic missile
  • 2019: PDP’s last-ditch effort at relevance
  • Echoes of controversial Delta council election
  • Appointment of dead persons, embarrassing –Etim, APC chieftain
  • Access Bank approves paternity leave for male employees
  • Gas explosion: Plant operation predates residences – DPR
  • Tanker drivers threaten to boycott Jebba-Mokwa Road
  • Naija made on SuperSport now every Saturday
  • NFF rolls out World Cup programme
  • NPFL: Lobi stuns Rangers in Enugu

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • No spurious expenditure in 2018 budget — FG
  • Why power outage persists —FG
  • At last, Reps pass PIGB
  • Oil subsidy payment: Reps summon Kachikwu, Baru, PPPRA scribe
  • Southern, M-Belt leaders visit Benue, insist on restructuring
  • We’ll end Amnesty programme soon – FG
  • Ten killed, dozens injured in Borno under-aged suicide blasts
  • Ekiti Has No Economic Direction Under Fayose, Ex Gov’s Son Alleges
  • Benue Killings: Mimiko Visits Ortom, Condemns Killings Of Nigerians
  • Petroleum Tanker Drivers Threaten To Boycott Bad Roads
  • Permutation And Manipulation Of PDP’s Convention
  • Hijab Controversy: Kwara Muslims Ask Law School To Induct Firdaus
  • ‘Shithole’: Group Tells Trump Of Nigerians’ Immense Contributions To U.S.
  • Reps Probe Arrest, Detention Of Nigerian Students In India
  • Army Recovers Rustled Cows, Assures Residents Of Safety, Security In Plateau
  • What To Do When You Experience Food Poisoning
  • DSS Preventing Lawyers From Seeing Us – Cameroonian Secessionists
  • Alleged $1.6bn Oil Scam: Why We Froze Omokore’s Firms’ Accounts – EFCC Witness
  • Breaking: Ebonyi Closes All Private /Public Schools For 7 Days Over Outbreak Of Lassa Fever
  • Trump Announces ‘Fake News’ Award Winners, CNN, NYT Top List
  • Reps Unearth Firms Defrauding Through Waivers; Insist On Forensic Tests
  • Stop Coercing States To Accept Grazing Reserves, CAN Tells FG
  • He Gives Me N100 After Sex, Says 13-Yr-Old Boy Sodomised By Coach
  • Driver Defrauds Boss, Commits Suicide
  • Russia 2018 World Cup: My target is to qualify from our group – Rohr
  • Russia 2018 W/Cup: NFF unveils six friendlies for Eagles
  • Argentina media mocks CHAN Eagles
  • Eagles WAGs welcome at Russia World Cup
  • CHAN Eagles train on finishing

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Nation

  • Abike Dabiri hails Nigerian for returning N150m wrongfully sent into his account
  • Senate poised to tackle alleged corruption in Hajj Commission
  • Firemen quench night fire in Yola market
  • Ebonyi closes schools to check spread of lassa fever
  • Trump announces ‘Fake News’ award winners, CNN, NYT top list
  • How Anyim got N575m for Special Service, by EFCC
  • DSS chief relives kidnap kingpin Waney’s end
  • Security tightened as killings, kidnappings spread
  • Police: we’ve deployed men to fish out abductors
  • Trump could live 200 years if…, says White House physician
  • Herdsmen burn ex-naval chief’s farms in Kwara
  • One shot dead in Customs, ‘smugglers’ row
  • Video: 12 killed, 48 wounded in suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri
  • Four killed in fresh herdsmen attack in Benue
  • Nations Cup: Angola beats Nigeria 29-16
  • NFF to Unveil Super Eagles World Cup Kits in London
  • Gold Coast2018: Team Nigeria for foreign training
  • We have dumped catch them young program-Oparaku
  • Theo Walcott joins Everton in £25m deal
  • Dalung inaugurates appeals electoral committees for Para sports

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Punch

  • Australian Open: Halep sweeps past Bouchard
  • Eight-year-old boy shot dead in police crossfire
  • Trump announces Fake News Awards winners
  • No migrants should be forcibly returned to Libya – HRW chief
  • Customs shoot man to death in Lagos, injure three
  • Herdsmen killings: Buhari lacks power to remove Ortom, says SAN
  • Nigerian pastors as 2019 opposition party
  • History-making Iheanacho vows to achieve great things
  • Court remands ex-gov’s son over money laundering
  • Kidnappers kill two policemen, abduct four expatriates
  • Constitution amendment tops agenda as govs meet in Abuja
  • Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52
  • Nigerian workers tackle French employers over restructuring
  • Access Bank approves paternity leave for male employees
  • Omokore firms’ accounts frozen by worldwide order – Stanbic IBTC
  • Customs shoot man to death in Lagos, injure three
  • Kidnappers kill two policemen, abduct four expatriates
  • Nigerian workers tackle French employers over restructuring
  • ‘How we plan to curb excesses of agberos in Lagos’
  • Grandma burns nine-year-old’s hands for eating brother’s food
  • Policeman, wife, daughter, relation die in Adamawa fire
  • NY banker assistant arrested in $1.2mn fine wine theft
  • Teenage girl auctions virginity to fund varsity studies
  • General who owns 11 Rolex watches vows to resign if indicted of corruption
  • Herdsmen killings: Buhari lacks power to remove Ortom, says SAN
  • Buhari to lead Nigerian delegation to AU summit
  • Fayose summons peace meeting, warns Fulani, Tivs against reprisal
  • Leave politics for politicians, Presidency tells CAN scribe
  • Obiano vows to send corrupt govt officials to jail
  • Kogi gets 21 new permanent secretaries
  • uhari congratulates Anyaoku at 85
  • We can’t succeed with current political structure – Akande
  • Nigerians want to boycott beef over herdsmen attacks

(www.punchng.com)

 

ThisDay

  • Plot to Remove Saraki Remains Strong, Misau Warns
  • Market Capitalisation Hits New High of N16tn as Bulls Sustain Hold
  • 78 Ex-US Ambassadors Write Trump over Shithole Slur
  • UK Appoints Minister for Loneliness
  • African Entrepreneurs, Businesses are Stepping Beyond Borders, Going Global, Says Osinbajo
  • Again, Niger Delta Avengers Threatens Renewed Attacks on Oil Facilities
  • Gunmen Kill Two Policemen, Abduct Two Foreign Nationals in Kaduna
  • Supreme Court Asks Statoil to Maintain Status quo
  • Taraba Has No Land For Cattle Colony, Says AG
  • EFCC Arraigns Federal High Court Judge, Yinusa, Another
  • WEF Warns Nigeria, Others against Intensifying Global Risks
  • Don’t Turn Ekiti to War Zone, Fayose Warns After Death of Herdsman
  • Dasuki’s Absence in Court Stalls Trial
  • House Orders NAPIMS to Re-award $260m Contract to Nigerian Company
  • EFCC Accuses Innoson Chairman of Evading Service of Court Processes
  • Ohanaeze Youths Ban Killer Herdsmen in S’East
  • Seek Justice, Reparation for Victims of Herdsmen Attacks, SERAP Tells Buhari
  • Court to Rule Feb 9 on Aiteo’s Application Seeking to Stop Forfeiture Order
  • Presidency Describes Herdsmen Attacks on Farmers as Tragic
  • Again, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Call for Restructuring
  • Jakande Estate Residents Tackle Ikeja Electric over Epileptic Power Supply, Crazy Bills
  • Appeal Court Orders Terminal Operators to Refund N1tn
  • FG: $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project behind Schedule
  • SON, ISO Prepare Draft New Standards for Cocoa Beans
  • Defence Minister: We’ve Started Review of Army Act
  • One Killed, Several Injured as Alleged Smugglers Engage Customs Officers in Shootout
  • Bayelsa Govt Warns Youths Against Cult Activities Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa
  • Police Parade Suspected Masterminds of Edo Bomb Explosion
  • Niger Police to Impound Vehicles with Concealed Number Plates
  • Benue Killings: Institute Warns Conflict Could Derail Agriculture, Diversification Goal
  • Ogun Govt Pledges to Reduce Illegal Building Devt through Technology
  • Ekiti Has No Economic Direction Under Fayose, Ex-Ondo Governor’s Son Alleges
  • Ronaldinho Retires from Football

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Tribune

  • We will reduce road accidents by 50% in 2018 ―FRSC
  • Petroleum Tanker Drivers threaten to boycott bad roads
  • Senate poises to tackle corruption in Hajj Commission
  • Enyimba stadium to be ready by Feb. 22, says Sports commissioner
  • NAF destroys emerging insurgents vehicle workshop
  • Senate to probe alleged corruption in Hajj Commission
  • Benue killings: Mimiko visits Ortom, condemns killings of Nigerians
  • 2019: My guber ambition still intact — GNI
  • Senate suspends plenary, to holds security summit
  • Petrol subsidy payment: Reps summons Kachikwu, others
  • How herdsmen destroyed my 45 hectares farmland —Ex-Chief of Naval Staff
  • BREAKING: Yola market on fire
  • Gunmen abduct American, Canadian in Kaduna, kill 2 policemen
  • Customs, smugglers exchange gunfire, one killed, three injured
  • NSCDC arrests grandmother for burning 9 years old girl’s palms in Osun
  • Army exchanges gun shot with Indian hemp dealers in Ondo
  • Don Waney: How DSS tracked kidnap kingpin
  • Reps call for transparency in NAPIMS controversial $260m contract
  • AfDB to focus more on power sector in 2018
  • Taxpayers now critical of government projects ―Kwara revenue boss
  • Court adjourns hearing of BVN matter till March 1 at FG’s instan
  • Facebook CEO’s post pressures Congress
  • Koreas to march under single united flag in Olympic Games
  • UN alarmed as Trump cuts aid to Palestinian refugee agency
  • Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies
  • Samsung unveils 2018 Winter Olympics Galaxy edition of Note 8
  • Urban farming, future of Agriculture
  • Latest Nissan electric car, Leaf EV unveiled at CES
  • Don, Ship owners disagree over $195m maritime security contract
  • Vehicle clearance at PTML Terminal now 6 hours —Customs
  • Shippers ask FG to suspend palletisation policy
  • Indigenous shipowners may get NNPC, NIMASA nod to lift crude
  • NAMA MD pledges improved air safety
  • Delta named 2017’s most on-time global airline
  • Dana Air among top 50 brands in 2017
  • Anger, outrage as FG fails to pay former Airways workers N45 billion benefits

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

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