Here are the major headlines for Thursday, January 5, 2016


  • Buhari should be careful with religious issues –Atilade
  • Anambra guber: Obiano and battle for second term
  • NNPC lists 39 firms to trade Nigeria’s crude
  • New national airline begins operation in 2017 – Minister
  • How Nigeria’s economy lost N4.7trn in one year …As OPS, businesses count losses
  • Abuja airport: Nigeria may lose N2bn as FG shuts runway …Stakeholders reject Kaduna as alternate
  • Reconsider car import ban, dealers urge FG
  • Okorocha has not done much –Ex-speaker
  • Confusion over raid of home of Patience Jonathan’s brother in Abuja
  • Enyeama fires back at Rohr… ‘You lied against me’
  • Glo-CAF Award : New African king emerges today
  • Accidental discharge in Aso Rock, female staff hit on thigh, stomach, back
  • Ekiti: Fayose alleges impeachment plot
  • MASSOB warns FG over Kaduna crisis
  • Arrested LG chairman worked for Boko Haram, Civilian JTF –Army
  • Don’t waste money on exotic vehicles – Kalu tells governors
  • Minister: Aviation security to bear arms
  • Bomb scare in Ebonyi
  • Biafra: Group launches ‘Operation Python Cry’
  • Reconsider car import ban, dealers urge FG
  • Why we set up Anchor Borrowers Scheme –CBN
  • Bolt pilots new athletics sport
  • NPFL: Rivers United can win league –Akande
  • CAF President faces prosecution over Broadcasting Rights
  • Customs FOU arraigns two suspected Chinese smugglers
  • 10,000 successful Police applicants begin training
  • Electricity generation hits 4,009MW, improves gradually
  • Include IPOB, MASSOB, others in proposed probe into Southern Kaduna kilings, NASS told
  • Information ministry to spend N661m on travelling/refreshment
  • Man, 29, holds cutlass to father’s neck, demands N500,000
  • Thugs, prostitute beat herdsman to stupor over alleged Boko Haram membership
  • Narrative on Adenuga, Dangote: Awujale keeps mum as Obasanjo fires back
  • Man gets N450,000 bail for allegedly stealing N9,200 church offering
  • FG, PANDEF face-off: Stakeholders advocate younger leaders for N-Delta
  • AFCON 2017: It’s sad Nigeria won’t be in Gabon — Chukwu
  • Operators want FG to float JVs equity on NSE
  • Omagbemi, Oshoala, Iwobi, Iheanacho hopeful in Glo-CAF award
  • Despite challenges, ATM transactions hit N3.5tr in nine months
  • N’Delta Militants Might Return to Creeks, Clark Warns Buhari
  • Three Female Suicide Bombers Shot Dead in Madagali
  • Local Content Devt in ICT to Top Agenda in 2017
  • Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Expands First Time in 11 Months
  • CBN to Punish Violators of Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme
  • Market Sheds 1.4% in Two Days on Profit Taking
  • Stakeholders Fret over Possible Rise in Interconnect Debts
  • Obidigbo: APGA Now a Privately Owned Entity
  • Fayose raising false alarm, says ex-Governor Oni
  • Aregbesola: recession to teach us lessons
  • Fed Govt redeploys three perm secs
  • Amosun’s senatorial ambition tears Ogun Central apart
  • Bayelsa APC to reconcile aggrieved members
  • 2016 Glo-CAF Awards Arsenal stops Iwobi from ceremony
  • Iheanacho not the same player under Guardiola – Owen
  • We’re behind Buhari, Tinubu —Kogi APC
  • Zamfara offers N139m to victims of banditry, cattle rustling




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