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Newspaper Headlines For Monday January 2nd 2017

2 January 2017 News

Dear reader, welcome to the new year, below are the newspaper headlines For Monday January 2nd 2017

Buhari’s new year message


Ondo: Group urges Akeredolu to consolidate on Mimiko’s achievements
2017: Ogun’ll witness massive rural roads construction –Amosun
Army confirms Usman as spokesman
The Nigerian Army has confirmed Sani Kukasheka Usman as substantive Director of the Nigerian Army Directorate of…
Your pain’ll turn to gain, Tinubu tells Nigerians
2019: Reviewing PDP’s endless search for unity
Nigeria’s problem more complex than recession -Sarafa
Why FG’s 2017 budget may hit brickwall
Harmatan haze: How Nigerian pilots can avert air accidents
How Seme Customs enforced vehicle importation ban
EPL: Iwobi reignites Arsenal’s title challenge
Conte in dreamland over Chelsea form
Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte said he will “sleep happy” after his side made it to the turn…
2015/2016 NPFL season a success, says Dikko
•Releases official ball for the season


Nigerians are hungry, Mbaka tells Buhari
Adeboye predicts better fortune for Nigeria
There’ll be sorrow for corrupt people, says Olukoya
Tinubu: Nigeria’ll fulfil its destiny
Army recovers DSP’s body, orderly’s rifle in PDP chief’s area
One Lagos Fiesta: Revellers welcome 2017 with pomp
We’ll fast-track budget passage, says Gbajabiamila
Tension as marketing institute ‘rightsizes’
OPS: let BoI be
For real sector, an unreal year
Kudos for Dangote’s sponsorship of festival
Youths attack monarch for insulting Olugbo
‘What we know about ‘arrested’ Borno council chair’
Festival Mall boosts economic activity in host community
Buhari and the principle of justice
Niger Delta won’t back agitation to split Nigeria, says Wike
LASPEC pays N21.93b accrued pension in 16 months
Artistes dazzle at church’s first anniversary
Ikpeazu’s wife greets first Baby of the Year’s mum
Tension as marketing institute ‘rightsizes’
Unilorin dismisses allegations against VC, JAMB registrar
Abia govt donates N50m gadgets to police
Obaseki sacks private tax collectors
APGA hails Buhari for victory over insurgency
Dental hospital launches new office
NLC slams govt on job creation, EFCC chair, others
Abia Warriors won’t take Rangers tie lightly – Onuoha
Kano Pillars to face Shekarau Babes, Gombe United in friendlies
Lafia stadium ready for league matches
‘Why Iheanacho can’t stop scoring’
ROMANTIC Serena goes poetic for Ohanian
Olaitan Dada, DJ Cuppy, others win at The Beatz Award
Artistes greet fans on Twitter
Mariah Carey walks away in middle of New Year show
Burna Boy, others, perform at magazine launch
Olamide raises the bar with OLIC3
For real sector, an unreal year
Kudos for Dangote’s sponsorship of festival
Festival Mall boosts economic activity in host community
LASPEC pays N21.93b accrued pension in 16 months
Tension as marketing institute ‘rightsizes’


Presidency blames N/ Delta militants for economic woes
Obisia Nwankpa: You cannot give a boxer N70 , 000 and expect magic
Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s election holds January 6
Economy, unemployment: NLC , PDP knock FG
Budget: Defence to spend N6.2bn on power supply
Stock market: Investors lost N604bn in 2016
Police arrest five over ex-minister’s kidnap
Army: We’ve recovered slain policemen’s uniforms, arms
2017: Nigeria to import 2.9m tons of raw sugar
Naira to decline further as remittances fall below expectations
Recession: Banks forego modular refineries’ investments
GSK Nigeria: Earnings hit by high input cost
Local content: NAICOM tasks insurers on adherence
2017: Fix economy, Nigerians tell Buhari
Ogun 2019: Succession race splits APC
Owonikoko: Why Buhari can’t re-present Magu’s name for EFCC chair
N165m scam: Suspect offered us N5m bribe – Police
LAKE rice: Ambode saw tomorrow
Amosun unfolds plan to execute rail, airport projects
Akeredolu unveils plans to transform Ondo
Ambode to relocate RRS, taskforce, KAI, mobile court
Adenuga’s net worth rises to $5.8bn
Dickson lauds Bayelsa residents ’ support
MEND dumps Buhari, passes no confidence vote on him
‘ NIMASA’ s reforms to commence first quarter of 2017’
Experts worry about food, infrastructure decline
LCCI finance group gets new chairman
Proscription: SEC workers’ union, management lock horns
Sterling Bank commits N500m to environmental sustainability
Mimiko, APC preach tolerance in New Year
FG to pay 4,000 Ebonyi youths on N-power empowerment
Budget: We’ll work toward speedy passage, says Gbajabiamila
Sun Heaven Hotel opens in Abuja
Robbery is not my calling, says suspect arrested thrice
Nigerian killed, another abducted in South Africa
Adebule, Ashafa forsee economic boom
Nigerians are hungry, Mbaka tells Buhari


Economic Crisis: Dogara Seeks Traditional Rulers’ Support For Buhari
IN RIVERS: Army Raid 4 Cultists’ Camps, Recover DSP Alkali, Orderly’s Guns, Uniforms
Nigeria Football Needs Surgery—Akpoborie
Man, 25, Rapes Friend’s 6-yr-old Daughter
Southern Kaduna Killings, Reprisal Attacks For 2011 Post-presidential Elections Killings— Miyetti Allah
2016, Most Difficult For Workers, Nigerians In 30 Yrs — NLC, TUC, NUTGTWN
Gowon, Obasanjo, Shonekan, Ekwueme, Others Form Choir, Sing For Greater Nigeria
How Borno Youths Hypnotise, Rape Teenage Girls—NSCDC
No Rift With Magu Or Any Other Govt Official— Malami
Rohr’s Doing A Great Job—Amuneke
Police Arrest Suspected Burglar Of OOU Hostels
YULETIDE: Passengers Stranded In Lagos
NLC Crisis: Solution Is Formation Of New Labour Centre— Ajaero
Kidnappers Of Kogi Monarch Want N20m
Ikpeazu To Abians: Trust In God For A Better 2017
2017: Aregbesola Vows To Consolidate Projects
Presidency, Senate Working To End Recession In First Quarter Of 2017— Senator Bassey
2017: Justice Ministry, EFCC, Others, To Spend N924m On New Cars
Nigeria’s Unity Non-negotiable – Wike
Presidency, MDAs To Spend N22.4bn On Insurance Premium This Year
How Petroleum Sector Drove Nigeria Into Economic Recession
Get Experts To Tackle Economic Challenges, PDP Tells Buhari
Ban On Vehicle Imports: Clearing Agents Seek 3 Months Grace
BOKO HARAM VICTIMS’ FUNDS: Buhari Speaks On Wrongdoings, Vows To Punish Culprits
LASU Student Emerges Winner Of Lagos Got Talent Competition
Photos: Gov. Ambode At Grand Finale Of One Lagos Fiesta
Debbie Reynolds, Daughter Carrie Fisher To Be Buried Side By Side
Top Five Female Singers Of 2016: Why They Were Picked As The Best
Watch Return Of Legend Ebenezer Obey @ One Lagos Fiesta
2017 Politics: The Year Of The Undercurrents
Blame Economic Recession On APC, PDP’s Elites – Donald Duke
Governor Of The Year Bagudu: The Nigerian Rice Flag-bearer
Rohr’s Doing A Great Job—Amuneke
NPFL Releases Official Ball For 2016/17 Season
BOT Ratifies Rev. Ikpea’s Election As Supporters Club Chairman
Juve Target Sanchez


Bank CEOs Hinge 2017 Economic Performance on Fiscal Reforms
PANDEF Expresses Displeasure over N29bn Budgeted to Fight Militancy in 2017
• Wike: Count Niger Deltans out of agitation to divide Nigeria
CAN Asks President to Tackle Herdsmen Crisis Like Boko Haram
Nollywood Movie, The Wedding Party, Breaks Box Office Record, Makes N200m…
Peju Alatise: Nigerian Artist Transcending Barriers
Construction of Abandoned Second River Niger Bridge will Begin Soon, Says…
We will Not Dissapoint Lagosians, Says Ambode
New Year: We’ll Continue to Pray for Your Success, Monks Tell…
SON Drives Standardisation to Boost Investment in LPG Cylinder Manufacturing
Chinese Steel Manufacturer Restates Commitment to Nigeria
Another Negative Year as Stock Market Sheds 6.2% in 2016
Value of Trading Declines 41% on Nigerian Bourse in 2016
Digital Switch Over: Stakeholders Raise Fresh Concerns
‘Govt Should Curb Wastages in Agric Produce and Preserve Food’
Hembe: 2017 will Be a Defining Year for APC
Melaye: Nobody Can Undermine My Leadership in Kogi APC
Don’t Leave APC, Use Internal Mechanism to Solve Your Problems, Dep…
Diamond Platinumz, Femi Kuti, Flavour, Others to Headline Glo-CAF Awards
NBBF President Calls on State Govts to Support Sport
After the Abysmal Low of 2016, Expectations High in the New Year
Akinwunmi: Everybody Needs A Hero


Femi Kuti, Omawumi, other music stars for Glo-CAF Awards
Tottenham thrash Watford to go fourth
Dalung lists poor funding, accountability as bane of sports
Katsina United rookies will take NPFL by storm, says Nikyu
Akinwunmi: Everybody needs a hero
Events that shaped world’s politics in 2016
Gambian President accuses ECOWAS of declaring war against his country
Parcel bomb at bookshop wounds policeman
Trump wishes “many enemies” well in New Year’s message
More than 20 killed, dozens injured after fire on Indonesian tourists boat
Na’Abba leads new Kano political group
N-power: FG pays N30,000 stipends
OPEC: More revenue for Nigeria, others as oil production cut begins
EFCC yet to submit report to N/Assembly
Mbaka: Nigeria set to be great again
OPEC: More revenue for Nigeria, others as oil production cut begins
Naira lost more than half value in 2016
Used car dealers list challenges, as land import ban begins
‘FRCN’s governance code violates financial legislation’
Tomato industry faces N19bn loss
The natural magic of Okro
Over N100m fake medicines, products destroyed in Sokoto
Final trial shows Ebola vaccine “highly protective”, says WHO
Lassa deaths hit record high in 40 years
Nigeria boasts stealth technology to guide brain surgery


Obaseki bans private tax collectors in edo
EFFC Chair: Uncertainty over Magu
Some Borno Youths hypnotise teenagers to rape them -NSCDC
1 Nigerian killed, another abducted in South Africa–Union
2017: Mbaka advises Buhari
Oyo NUJ wants media salary structure for journalists
New Year: Be obedient to God, cleric urges Nigerians
Gunmen abduct Kogi traditional ruler, demand N20m ransom
Gunman kills self, 11 others at Brazil New Year party
Tennis star Andy Murray honoured with knighthood
Foreign observers to storm Nigeria over Kanu’s trial
Our Mosque was not burnt—Enugu Cattle dealers
Turkey night club attack ‘leaves 39 dead’


Jonathan’s men, woman on the run
Some of the former public officials have been declared wanted by law enforcement agencies.
Gambia: Jammeh accuses Buhari, other West African leaders of declaring war
Victims of VVF abandoned by husbands
VIDEO: Nigerians Reacts To MMM Suspension
“I will surely join if the program returns next year,” an interviewee said.
Kogi Traditional Ruler Kidnapped
1 Nigerian Killed, Another Abducted In South Africa – Union
Act, Nigerians Are Hungry, Father Mbaka Advises President Buhari
“We cannot reach him for advice because of the kind of people around him.”
I Have Never Collected Bribe – JAMB Registrar
Nigerian Army Confirms Sani Usman As Substantive Spokesperson
Despite Late Submission, Budget 2017 Will Be Speedily Passed – House Leader
Chicken Consumers Flay Increased Processing Charges
Kwara Flags Off N850 Million Community Projects
Victims Of VVF Abandoned By Husbands
Unilorin Dismisses Fraud Allegation Against VC, JAMB Registrar
NSCDC Warns Against Increased Hypnotism, Rape Of Teenage Girls In Borno
Teenage Female Suicide Bomber Killed In Maiduguri Blast
Magu Distributes Food To Displaced Persons
10 Successes, Failures Of Kano Governor Umar Ganduje In 2016
2016: Year Of Attainments, Challenges For Kaduna, El-Rufai Says
Police Deploy More Officers To Southern Kaduna
How To Transform A Nation Through Truth And Honesty (1), By Sunday Adelaja
Pope Francis And American Christianity’s “new King”, By Adeolu Ademoyo
New Year, New Hope, New Possibilities, By Taiwo Odukoya
The Death Of Nigeria’s Civil Society, By Godwin Onyeacholem
Nigeria: 2017 Trend Analysis And The Contours Of Inertia, By Jibrin Ibrahim
Great Expectations (2), By Femi Aribisala
“Leave Us Alone” – Why Every MMM Participant Has Already Lost (2), By Sunday Adelaja
Ade Love: 20 Years On
Actress Toyin Aimakhu Rebrands, Unveils New Name
Top 10 Fuji Musicians Of 2016
Yemi Alade Gets Grammy Invite
Fast Rising Nigerian Hip-hop Act Drops New Singles
EPL: Iwobi Scores As Arsenal Secure New Year Victory
Congo Ruling Party Signs Deal To End President Kabila’s Rule
Burundi’s Environment Minister Assassinated
South Africa’s Petrol Price To Rise By 4% — Regulator
Policeman killed, inmates freed in attack on Bahrain prison
6 dead, 10 injured after autobahn crash in Southern Germany
Mother, 4 children die in Jerusalem flat blaze
Gunman kills self, 11 others at Brazil New Year party
At least 39 dead in Istanbul nightclub attack


Wenger Rules Out Arsenal January Signing
Iwobi: My Goal Vs Palace Great Way To Start 2017
Giroud Stunner, Iwobi Goal Fire Arsenal Past Palace
NFF Tasks Police To Capture Uzama, Joseph Killers
Ighalo Struggles, Kane Equals Henry Record As Spurs Bash Watford
Arsenal, Leicester, Monaco Track Etebo
Ogunbote: Enyimba’s Target Is To Reclaim NPFL Title
Moyes Confirms Anichebe Copped Hamstring Injury Vs Burnley
Milan May Send Oduamadi Out Again On Loan
Happy New Year 2017!
Iheanacho Subbed On Late As Liverpool Edge Man City
Conte Praises Chelsea Stars After Victory Over Stoke
Mourinho “Sad” Despite Man United Victory Over Boro
Chelsea Match Arsenal Record; Musa Benched, Anichebe Injured, Pogba Rescues United
Green: CAF Seat Not Important To Nigeria Now
Ezeji: How I Enjoyed 20 Fantastic Years In Nigerian League
Wage Demands, Agents Stall Mikel’s Marseille Move
Bolton Delay Decision On Ameobi Loan Extension
Moyes: Anichebe, Januzaj Must Score More To Save Sunderland
Uzoenyi: I’ve No Deal With Rangers
Eleke Set To Quit Slovenia For Turkey, Rues Missing Rio 2016

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