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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Tribune

  • Three-week-old baby girl hospitalised after father’s slap – Police
  • Indigenous shipowners may get NNPC, NIMASA nod to lift crude
  • Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi
  • We won’t owe any salary by next three months —Ajimobi
  • Group laments ‘criminal’ image of Fulani on social media
  • 22,640 households benefit from cash transfer in Kogi
  • Ekiti APC blasts govt over white paper
  • Oil sector regulators lack capacity to monitor effectively —Reports
  • Transmission capacity grew 1,900MW in 2017 —Fashola
  • Buhari’s intervention critical in Jammeh’s exit ―Gambian President
  • Osun Assembly congratulates Bisi Akande at 79
  • Nigerians agree grudgingly, we are doing our best ―Buhari
  • Why alternative investments thrived above global real estate market in 2017
  • Group, lawmaker drums support for Ambode’s 2nd Term
  • Residents applaud Lagos govt over Bolade-Oshodi safety arena initiative
  • Ambode unfolds redevelopment of Lagos Island, JK Randle Centre
  • Odu’a Investment completes ACE GRA Ibadan housing estate
  • Professionals task regulatory bodies over spurious project delivery claims
  • FG to support state governments on capacity building for workers
  • NANS canvasses support for Nigeria police
  • FG launches national family planning communication plan
  • FG to establish oil, gas equipment machinery development institute in Bayelsa
  • Nigeria will soon produce Noble Laureate in sciences —Onu
  • Why our swimming pool is at the 6th floor —Bouraima Dine, President, Benin Royal Hotel, Cotonou
  • Efficient networking on ITB Speed Dating Day
  • DBI Guest House: Can 178 exotic rooms be found in Oshodi, Lagos?
  • $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project behind schedule ―FG
  • Presidency to CAN: Buhari won’t violate constitution
  • Police nab Islamic cleric with human parts in Lagos
  • N-Power: Fayose laments mass unemployment, says it’s time bomb for Nigeria

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

The Nation

  • Wike splashes N60m on Go Round FC
  • Driver in court over abduction of neighbour’s wife
  • Alleged N50m fraud: Two on trial for ‘cloning Ambode’s phone line’
  • Quack doctor ‘sexually abuses’ patient
  • Alleged N92m contract: Ex-Nasarawa governor’s son for trial
  • Adetunji hopeful of an early Return
  • Man in court for alleged N211,000 fraud
  • Ebonyi Lassa fever outbreak: Doctors protest colleagues’ death
  • Army busts up cannabis dealers operation in Ondo
  • UN Palestinian agency calls for donations after U.S. freezes funds
  • Buhari, Senate leadership meet in Aso Rock
  • Buhari not violating 1999 Constitution, Presidency tells CAN
  • Belgore: I have no case to answer in ‘N450m fraud’
  • Breaking: Operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service shoot man to death in Lagos
  • National Assembly seeks peace, good governance
  • Alleged N92m contract: Ex-Nasarawa governor’s son for trial
  • Army raids cultists’ hideout, kills ring leader
  • Senate gives IG 14 days to fish out Benue killers
  • Nigerian equities hit all-time N15.78tr high
  • Fresh plot against Magu
  • House in emotional debate over killings
  • Tension as Fulani raise another alarm over stolen cows
  • Only court can bar Fayemi from politics, Ekiti APC tells Fayose

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

The Sun

  • Ohanaeze calls on Igbo to reject grazing colonies
  • Benue massacre: Senate gives IGP 2 weeks ultimatum
  • Benue killings: Ortom warns against inflammatory comments
  • Akwa Ibom: Akpabio denies rift with Emmanuel
  • Herdsmen killings: IPOB mocks Ohanaeze Ndigbo, South East govs
  • Herdsmen attacks: Buhari running unworkable govt –Bisi Akande
  • Saraki warns over 2019 election
  • Nigeria not out of recession – Ex-CBN deputy gov, Moghalu
  • Budget: New law seeks president’s impeachment
  • Minister demolishes property linked to Patience Jonathan
  • Breastfeeding for 6 months halves diabetes risk in women – study
  • Ohanaeze calls on Igbo to reject grazing colonies
  • Ogun sets up task force on fuel scarcity as monarch decries landgrabbers
  • S.: New California officially declares independence from old California
  • Ronaldinho retires from football
  • Pope Francis weeps in Chile
  • Anambra Central: Umeh receives certificate of return
  • Presidential system too costly, complicated for Nigeria – Akande
  • At what age should a child own smartphone?
  • CES: Tab hubs to monitor, protect that child of yours
  • NCC sensitises stakeholders on broadband, data pricing
  • CHAN 2018: Eagles’ll deliver, Yusuf assures
  • Buratai showcases Army’s ranch in Abuja
  • Culture, colour at Igbere carnival
  • Lagos traders send SOS to govt

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Nigeria being painted red with blood – Dogara
  • Patience Jonathan’s property demolished in Abuja
  • Dangote denies owing N27.18bn over fibre optic agreement
  • Benue, Taraba killings: States move to avert herdsmen attacks
  • 4 abduct, gang raped teenage girls in Katsina
  • Stick only to your religious calling, Presidency tells CAN scribe, Musa Asake
  • Buhari helpless over herdsmen attacks – Akande
  • Court orders forfeiture of N6bn, $222,000, N2bn shares linked to Jonathan’s cousin, ex-aides
  • Lebanon Reverses Ban On Spielberg Film
  • Court Orders Reynolds Construction Coy To Open Defence Feb.23
  • Ondo Ministry Of Information To Partner USIA
  • Scandal-Hit KPMG South Africa Appoints New Chairman
  • Court Fixes Feb.22 To Hear Suit Filed Against Arab Construction Company
  • Kenyan Shilling Rises From 102.80/103.00 Per Dollar
  • ‘Risk Of Political Confrontations, Military Conflicts Risen’
  • S. To Relocate Embassy To Jerusalem Within A Year
  • North Korea Offers To Send 230-Member Cheering Squad To Olympics
  • Village In China Mourns Beggar
  • Stop False Missile Alert, Japan Warns Public Broadcasters
  • UNILAG To Begin 50th Convocation Ceremonies Feb. 19
  • Breastfeeding For 6 Months Halves Diabetes Risk In Women: Study
  • Implications Of Bakare’s Presidential Declaration
  • China: Muslim County Bars Children From Religion
  • 2bn Fraud: Witness Evading Appearance — EFCC
  • Manchester United overtake Real Madrid, FC Barcelona as Europe’s biggest earners
  • Ronaldinho to retire, it’s over says his brother
  • Iheanacho scores twice to send Leicester through, makes history
  • Newcastle takeover bid collapses – reports
  • Diego Carlos bemused by referee kick
  • My mother-in-law really makes me sick!
  • Why can’t i find a genuine man?
  • I won’t date again—Angelina Jolie
  • Man sacks wife over her penchant for giving birth to babies like rabbit

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Punch

  • US embassy could move to Jerusalem within a year, says Netanyahu
  • Police arrest suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers in Zamfara
  • Command arrests ‘mad man’ for robbery, recovers PoS, phone
  • We can’t succeed with current political structure – Akande
  • Ighalo not moving to England – Changchun Yatai
  • Pope weeps in Chile over sexual abuse by priests
  • 36-year-old driver allegedly abducts neighbour’s wife
  • BREAKING: Catalan parliament meets for first time since failed secession
  • Villagers mourn “good samaritan” beggar
  • China: Muslim county bars children from religion
  • North Korea offers to send 230-member cheering squad to Olympics
  • BREAKING: JUTH crisis deepens as doctors protest with mock coffin
  • Court jails priest 14 years for sexually abusing children
  • Fake medicines flourish in Africa despite killing thousands
  • The way God made Trump, he could live up to 200 years – White House physician
  • Command arrests ‘mad man’ for robbery, recovers PoS, phone
  • Police arrest suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers in Zamfara
  • Enugu butcher stabs colleague to death
  • Three-week-old baby girl hospitalised after father’s slap – Police
  • Nigerians want to boycott beef over herdsmen attacks
  • Jos youths foil DSS’ attempt to arrest preacher
  • Secondary school student arrested for raping neighbour
  • Police extortion, shootings made youths attack station – Residents
  • Alfa arrested with heart, private parts in Lagos
  • We can’t succeed with current political structure – Akande
  • Leave politics for politicians, Presidency tells CAN scribe
  • It’s too early for politicking, Saraki warns
  • Nigeria is running a difficult govt – Akande
  • Senate issues IGP 14-day ultimatum over Benue killings
  • Ortom accepts Lalong’s apology
  • Fraudsters on trial over attempt to scam Lagos govt of N50m
  • 2019: It’s too early for politicking, says Saraki
  • Buhari, Barrow meet in Abuja
  • Politics, currency movement’ll affect market this year – Onyema
  • Rolls-Royce Phantom, Bugatti Chiron draw applause at auto show
  • Right of Way issues may delay new Lagos-Ibadan rail
  • FG pays N11bn to YouWiN beneficiaries
  • 2018 budget contains N460bn wasteful expenditure – Group
  • Inflation rate drops for 11 consecutive months to 15.37%
  • The only way set your belly and waist free of fat. CLICK
  • Only 1 Cup Of This Before Sleep And 20Kg Will Go Away In 1 Month!
  • PHOTOS: Man gets stuck in hotel staff during sex
  • 18-year-old Nigerian killed during fight in UK
  • I almost died after childbirth, Serena Williams reveals
  • BREAKING: Nigerian Can Now Play The U.S.A Megamillions!
  • Nigeria is running a difficult govt – Akande
  • Senate issues IGP 14-day ultimatum over Benue killings
  • Ortom accepts Lalong’s apology
  • Fraudsters on trial over attempt to scam Lagos govt of N50m
  • 2019: It’s too early for politicking, says Saraki
  • Buhari, Barrow meet in Abuja

(www.punchng.com)

 

ThisDay

  • Senate Gives IG 14 Days to Arrest Perpetrators of Benue Killings
  • Why ONSA Ordered Movement of $44m Belonging to NIA to Safety
  • Inflation Slows Down to 15.37% Amid Pressure on Food Prices
  • In New Video, Abducted Chibok Girls Say They Won’t Return
  • Dogara Seeks to Probe Resurgence of Fuel Subsidy, Says No Sanctuaries for Killers
  • EFCC Quizzes Former Plateau Governor, Jang
  • DSS on Rampage, Harasses Clergy in Jos
  • World Class Hospital, Power Projects Top AfDB’s $2bn Target Investments in Nigeria
  • FCT Demolishes Patience Jonathan’s Property
  • NNPC Justifies Preference for FOB Nigeria’s Crude Exports
  • Falana Suggests Measures to End Herdsmen-Farmers’ Conflict
  • Saraki Cautions Against Neglecting Governance for 2019 Campaigns
  • PDP Calls for Unity, Peace in Nigeria
  • Taraba Gov, Speaker Ask Security Agencies to Fish out Killers of Lawmaker
  • Akande: Buhari is Running Difficult System of Government
  • Lassa Fever Outbreak: Ebonyi Gov Doles out N5m to Equip S’East Virology Center
  • Buhari Receives The Gambian President, Advocates Complementary Agenda for Both Countries
  • 42% of Capital Projects in 2018 Budget Have No Direct Impact on Nigerians, Says…
  • Ohanaeze Leader Denies Accident Rumour
  • Elumelu Calls for Setting up of Military Industrial Zones
  • Alheri Denies Owing FG N27.2bn over Fibre Optic Agreement
  • Spectator Index Faults FG’s Claim on Power Supply
  • Akpabio Denies Rift with Emmanuel, Applauds Him on Security
  • ARG: FG Lacks Political Will to End Herdsmen’s Killings
  • Scrapyard Owner, Four Others Arrested for Vandalising Telecom Cables
  • FG Disburses N11bn to YouWiN Awardees
  • Fix Enugu Depot to End Fuel Scarcity in South-east, IPMAN Urges Buhari
  • APC: Fayose Bent on Embarrassing Fayemi
  • N’Delta Groups Urge FG to Grill Minister, Ex-Governor over Dickson’s Claims
  • 57 LG Chairmen Back LASG’s New Waste Management Policy
  • APDA Rejects Proposal for Cattle Colony
  • Boko Haram Fuel Supply Smashed
  • Ogun Sets Up Task Force to End Fuel Scarcity
  • Nigerians Warned against Illegal Migration

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Guardian

  • Niger Delta Avengers says it will launch attacks on oil facilities
  • Wake up, CAN tells Buhari over herdsmen’s killings
  • Sirleaf, Adesina, Aig-Imoukhuede, others discuss migration in Africa
  • ‘How Super Eagles can avoid early exit at World Cup’
  • ‘How blockchain will affect oil, gas sector in Nigeria’
  • Aviation sector records maintenance revolution
  • Robber who poses as mad man nabbed with POS machine
  • Absence of EFCC witness stalls Orji Kalu’s trial
  • Cross River gets one month ultimatum to pay pension arrears
  • Queen Elizabeth II honours Interswitch boss, Ken Olisa with Knighthood
  • ICPC arraigns ministry’s directors over N5m fraud
  • Aubameyang keen on Arsenal move
  • Nigeria needs N43million for Winter Olympics
  • Mo Farah, Joshua among nominees for Laureus Awards
  • CHAN Eagles are not best players from Nigerian league, says Esin
  • A day of mixed results, record attendance
  • Eagles will advance despite draw with Rwanda, says Yusuf
  • Experts move to replicate Silicon Valley in Nigeria
  • Nigerian banks nominated for African awards
  • ABCON seeks more cash centres, insists on rates’ review
  • If Africa is a shithole, it’s in pretty good company
  • Inspirational leadership in the public service
  • How To Take The Perfect Selfie
  • Evangeline Lilly Is Ready For “Antman And The Wasp”
  • Isreali Town Names Cinema For “Wonder Woman” Gadot

(www.guardian.ng)

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