Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, January 11


  • FG begins audit of states’ N510bn budget support facility
  • Chaos as Turkish Airlines suspends Lagos – Istanbul flight
  • NASS debates 2017 budget next week
  • Malabu oil: I’m not part of deal –Jonathan
  • Katsina shuts down as govt, EFCC arraign ex-gov, Shema
  • Southern Kaduna attacks: Police’ve arrested masterminds, says el-Rufai
  • N400m: Metuh’s ill health stalls trial
  • 2 soldiers, 2 civilians arrested in Abakaliki botched kidnap
  • Coup in Senate: Lawan is new Senate Leader
  • Senate may stop closure of Abuja Airport
  • Fulani group petitions Ajimobi over loss of 500 cows
  • Nigeria sick, we need to save it from collapse –Tsav
  • Volatility: BDC operators to meet CBN over multiple exchange rate
  • Trump to attend Nigeria’s oil, gas roadshow in US
  • NSE index drops by 0.88%
  • How to grow business with smartphones in today’s world
  • NNPC suspends importation of kerosene
  • Etisalat shortlists authors for 2016 literature prize
  • Why aviation parastatals’ heads were sacked
  • Mikel gets N1.1b severance fee from Chelsea
  • AFCON 2019: Rohr to pick Eagles’ squad February
  • Iheanacho’s manager donates to Enugu Rangers
  • FIFA’s 48-team World Cup format ‘excellent,’ says Adelabu
  • Yobo joins McCarthy as Supersport AFCON Pundit
  • $153m Diezani loot: EFCC set to declare ex-NNPC director wanted
  • Kanu asks court to quash charges, journalists barred
  • Reps debate Adeboye, church leaders’ tenure code today
  • PFN backs suspension of FRC code, Fayose, others kick
  • DSS arrests four fleeing Boko Haram suspects in Lagos
  • How I constructed Badeh’s N150m Yola mansion –Witness
  • Kanu, IPOB supporters are fraudsters, says Uwazuruike
  • Metuh collapsed in church, hospitalised, lawyer tells court
  • Magu: APC caucus sacks Ndume, names Lawan Senate leader
  • EFCC arraigns ex-gov Shema for alleged N11bn fraud
  • Nigerians see corrupt politicians as heroes – Osinbajo, ICPC boss
  • Cult members clash in Ogun, four arrested
  • Three killed, many injured as cults clash in Lagos
  • Lagos surveyor accused of raping mother of two
  • 14-year-old Jos runaway found in Lagos
  • Federal retirees lament 14 months unpaid pension
  • Pastor arraigned for cutting off wife’s breast
  • I don’t have any bank account, aircraft or real estate outside Nigeria – Jonathan
  • FG’s N-POWER applicants protest at Lagos Assembly
  • I was contracted to build Badeh’s N150m mansion, renovate his country home with N50m – witness
  • CAN, PFN hail Obazee’s removal, want controversial code discarded
  • BDCs introduce measures to attract $35bn remittance inflow
  • 2017 budget: FG to spend N6bn on geodetic controls, others
  • Rivers PDP to IGP: Make details of DSP Alkali’s murder investigation public
  • NUPENG begins 3-day strike today, as FG moves to stop action
  • AfDB to fund agro-industrial park for North West
  • Workers paralyze 12 flow, compressor, pumping stations in Delta
  • FG to roll out $300m Diaspora Bond in March — Adeosun
  • Some people believe that if ‘my kinsman’ steals it is ok – Osinbajo
  • Ogun demolishes health centre being fixed by Kashamu
  • CONSTITUTION REVIEW: Senate gives life to LG
  • Data Science holds boot camp for young scientists
  • Stakeholders disagree with FG over planned relocation of 3 agencies



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