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Newspaper Headlines For Thursday January 19th 2017

19 January 2017 News

Dear reader, Below are the Newspaper Headlines For Thursday January 19th 2017


50 Killed, 200 Injured As Airforce Jet Bombs Settlements in Error
Buhari, Military appeal for calm, express regret Foreign charity group says it’s shocking and unacceptable
Nigerian Warship Heads to The Gambia
Nigeria’s External Reserves Hit $27.2bn
CBN Warns Against Patronising Bitcoins, Virtual Currencies
20,000 Killed in Various Crises in Kaduna, Says El-Rufai
We Recovered N54m, Other Currencies from Justice Ademola’s House, Witness Tells Court
FG Confirms Negotiation with Boko Haram to Free Chibok Girls
Witness Faults Attempt by FG to Link Saraki with Foreign Transfers
NCC to Impose N5m Fine on Telcos for Breach of Unsolicited SMS Directives
Why Abuja Airport Closure May Exceed Scheduled Six Weeks
Budget Office Offers Explanation for 2017 MTEF Controversy
ITF Disburses N965m to 79,825 Students Under SIWES
Civil War Bomb Discovered in Ebonyi
Murder of 77-year-old Itsekiri Community Leader Sparks Tension in Warri
North-east: PCNI Seeks Return of 1,000,000 Children Back to Schools
Osinbajo’s Peace Visit to Niger Delta Positive Move, Says Group
Global Gas Markets Face Volatility amid Low Investment
Boko Haram/Kaduna Killings: Buhari Not Sincere with Nigerians, Fayose Says
Bomb Blast: Governor Shettima Orders Emergency Medical Response
Police Track Kidnappers of Turkish School Students to Creeks, Seek Military Intervention
Wike Acquires 10 Gunboats for Navy
Village Head, Brother Kidnapped in Jigawa
Robbery: Court Sentences Man to Death By Hanging
Lagos Gets New CP
Boko Haram Claims Varsity Attack
FG Blames Speculators for Forex Crisis, Insists N305/$ is Realistic
Nigeria’s External Reserves Hit $27.2bn
UBA Explores Investment Opportunities at World Economic Forum
Expert Seeks ‘Deeper’ Reforms for Nigeria’s Economic Transformation
Uber to Cause More Technology Disruption in 2017
Bears Return on Losses by Highly Capitalised Stocks
Governments Urged to Support Small Businesses
SEC Commences Risk Based Supervision Framework for Capital Market Operators
APC Lawmakers Stage Walk-out as Rivers Assembly Elects Minority Leader
Buhari, Ayade Meet behind Closed-doors
Emancipated Leadership
Lawmaker’s Scholarship Scheme Inspires Academic Excellence
Corporate Governance for Churches: A Miscarriage of Regulation
Tornadoes vs ABS Ilorin FC: I will not jubilate if I score—Omolayo
Ayew’s Penalty against Uganda Earns Black Stars Maximum Points
Invest in Sports Ekiti FA Boss Begs Firms
Cameroon, G’Bissau Eye Victory in Libreville
Curbing Sexual Exploitation in Schools
Bauchi Acting Gov Tasks Stakeholders on Meaningful Policies
COREN Endorses Covenant Varsity’s Engineering Programmes
Christopher Varsity Hosts Young Professionals Boot Camp
Kaduna State University Gets New VC


53 killed as Airforce jet bombs IDP camp in Borno
Flights diversion: FG to spend N1.1bn on logistics
Minister: 8 million people need help in Northeast
DSS raid: Justice Ademola lied he was not home – Operative
Kaduna has lost over 20,000 people to crises, says El-Rufai
Importers to receive vehicles at near locations – Customs
FG, foreign airlines seek common grounds on Abuja airport closure
FX: FG to close official, parallel market gap
PTAD drops 15,600 pensioners off its pay roll
WEF: Dangote tasks world leaders to tackle power deficit
Yobe APC demotes, recalls suspended officials
Rivers PDP absolves self from APC crisis
Senators murmur as Saraki absent, Ekweremadu obstructs plenary
Reps to investigate Rivers election crisis
FG’s ‘politics of exclusion’ won’t end N/Delta crisis — Ex-Minister
Jammeh declares state of emergency
Britain to depart Europe’s single market – PM
Families criticise MH370 search halt
Pastor held over Robert Mugabe death prophecy
Soldier killed as mutiny protests return
NITDA, HRORBN plan software to digitise patient health records
NHIS covers cancer, other tertiary ailments – Prof. Usman
Why you shouldn’t ignore varicose veins in your legs
What is gastrointestinal perforation?
Expert urges pregnant women to donate placenta for biomedical research
Ghana make Nations Cup winning start
FC IfeanyiUbah accept LMC sanction, decline appeal
Eagles won’t take Seychelles, Libya lightly – Yusuf
Nasarawa Utd plan more misery for Rangers
Eunisell raises bar in NPFL front-of-shirt sponsorship


Scores die as Air Force jet bombs IDPs camp in error
EFCC seizes N948m aircraft linked with ex-governor
We’re still negotiating release of Chibok girls, says minister
Police close in on Turkish School pupils’ abductors
Fed Govt, CBN to close forex rates’ gaps
Seven arraigned for ‘electoral fraud’ in Ondo
Nigeria cashew farmers plan output boost
MMM ‘removes’ all payment requests
Ogun, firm to partner on $10m rice project
Microsoft warns users against Windows 7 use
Jammeh declares 90-day state of emergency
‘Govt’s efforts to secure international loans deadlocked’
Uncertainty as Labour sets 56,000 minimum wage target
Fed Govt insensitive to our plight, say retirees
Providing financial lifeline to entrepreneurs
Between digital currency and investors’ protection
A day in Maiduguri
CBN to Nigerians: stay away from bitcoin
Pretty Mike’s detestable road show
Our Girls; FG: Corrupt port; Crippling Post-Office perks & pensions
Be creative, UniAbuja VC tells students
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MOSOP condemns threats to life of NDDC boss
ARG commemorates Awo’s policy
Umar replaces Owoseni as Lagos CP
Fed Govt targets 1m out of school children in Northeast
Govt, foreign airline operators meet
Senate fails to stop Abuja airport closure
Abductors’ car crashes as victim escapes in motion
Commandant’s killing: Detained suspects freed
Army offers N500,000 reward on suicide bombers
Group condemns Maiduguri bomb blast urges military not to be deterred
ASUP in Kaduna Poly suspends 17-day-old strike
Yobe University sets medical college
College dismisses six staff for gross misconduct
Bala calls Enyimba tourists
Aubameyang promises better outing
Hull talking with Fenerbahce over Emenike
Kano Pillars commend fans
AFCON 2017 :Black stars begin on victorious note
Everton prepare offers for Adarabioyo
‘The Giant’ (Omiran) to premiere in London
After 40 years, my family finally forgave me for becoming a musician – KSA
Emotional day as Kasi drops two singles
Toluwalope releases visuals for ‘Abba Father’
Mr. Plana drops new single Eko
‘Okafor’s Law’ to hit cinemas March 24
Lumen Christi Channel now on DStv
Fed Govt, CBN to close forex rates’ gaps
Ogun, firm to partner on $10m rice project
Microsoft warns users against Windows 7 use
‘Govt’s efforts to secure international loans deadlocked’
Fed Govt insensitive to our plight, say retirees


Hull Want Emenike On Loan
FG Raises Hope, Says Negotiation For Release Of Chibok Girls On Course
Senate Probes 4-month Non-payment Of Federal Judges
ONDO GOV POLL: INEC Docks 7 For Electoral Malpractices
Turkish College Kidnap: Fears Over Victim’s Health
CJN: Bini Lawyers Accuse Buhari Of Plotting To Sideline Onnoghen
Army Places N500,000 Bounty On Insurgents
Maritime Varsity: FG, Delta Govts Acquired Land From Impostors —Olu Of Warri
China To Track Citizens In Real Time
Foreign Airline Operators Raise Concerns On Kaduna Hangers, Others
We Discovered 130 Ghost Primary School Teachers — Abia Govt
NPDC Crude Oil Pipeline Set Ablaze In Delta
Fani-Kayode’s Counsel Declines To Cross Examine EFCC Witness
First Guarantee Pensions Assures Clients Of Safetty Of Investments
4 Injured As Herdsmen, Farmers Clash In Anambra
Imo, A Near Failed State — Ihedioha
Benin Traditional Council Suspends Isekhure
Obaze Completely Ignored Procedure … – Sources
UNILAG: 2 Female Graduates With 5.0 CGPA Reveal Secret Of Success
Fatal Error: How Over 100 Died As Air Force Bombs IDP Camp
CBN Bars Banks From Transactions In Virtual Currencies
How Diet Of Bread With Beans Helps To Tackle Joint Pain
Air Strike On Borno Displaced Camp ‘kills 52’
Justice Ademola Stashed Cash In Ghana-must-go Bags, Witness Tells Court
Oil Will Not Dry In Niger Delta, It Will Be Available For The Next 100 Years, Gbagi Carpets Osinbajo
All I Want Now Is Just Sex
Raped By My Ex!
Omawumi Celebrates Husband On Their 2nd Wedding Anniversary
When Daddy Showkey Caused Stir In Edo State
Mercy Johnson Returns In Light Will Come
Alizee Signs With Asian Record Label, Petra Entertainment
Photos: Gov. Ambode Meets With 2016 One Lagos Fiesta Artistes
Ding-dong In Jigawa Assembly
It’s In APC’s Interest Not To Kill PDP – Gov Dickson
Lagos LG Election: APC, PDP In Showdown In Ikorodu
Trump Most Unpopular Incoming President In Decades: Polls
Boko Haram/Kaduna Killings: FG Is Hiding Truth From Nigerians – Fayose
AFCON 2017: Egypt Held On Cup Of Nations Return
El Hadary Becomes Cup Of Nations’ Oldest
Serena Makes A Powerful Start
Valencia Extends United Contract


We Recovered N54m, $121,279 From Justice Ademola – DSS
Southern Kaduna: Reps Summon Service Chiefs Over Killings
Davos: Dangote Hinges Rapid Economic Development On Stable Power
Oba Of Benin Suspends Palace Chief
Wike To Sanction School Principals, Others Over Levies
Army Begins Hardware Movement To Sambisa, Southern Kaduna
Fighter Jet Misses Target, Drops Bomb On IDPs
APC’s Acceptability Test
Knocks For ‘constituted Authority’
A Guber Aspirant’s Hope On Miracle
Insurgency: Propaganda As Boko Haram’s New Tactics
Raising The Bar Of Women Participation In Politics
E-governance: Sokoto State’s Example
Corruption: Presidential Committee To Domicile In NPA
CBN Warns Banks Against Bitcoin, Other Virtual Currencies
Osinbajo: Official, Black Market Forex Rate’ll Be Unified This Year
Echoes Of Interest Rate Debate As Green Shoots Emerge
Investors Traded N576bn Shares In 2016
Regulation: SEC Proposes New Rule, Sundry Amendments
Government And Worthless White Papers
Tom Hardy Fuels James Bond Rumours
The actor Tom Hardy has confirmed interest in playing James Bond – by refusing to discuss the matter.
NFF Panics Over $141,000 Rohr’s Salary
Man City, Barcelona Begin Messi Talks
Ayew’s Penalty Seals Win For Ghana Over Uganda
Australian Open: Nadal Eyes Rise In Rankings
Pillars/IfeanyiUbah Saga: LMC Recommends Ref For Sanction
Gabon Eager To Bounce Back Against Burkina Faso
Teacher Bags 10 Years Imprisonment For Sex With Student
A’ Ibom/Cross River Boundary Crisis: Six Killed, Houses Razed
‘My Husband Removed My Womb Without My Consent’
Husband In Court For Allegedly Slitting Wife’s Throat
N5m Scam: Man Sentenced For Posing As Bishop
Beyond Suspension Of FRC’s Governance Code
Oba Of Benin Suspends Palace Chief
Dogara’s Reform Agenda And Budget 2017
Kalu Has Returned Abia To Mainstream Politics – Nwankwo
Customs Blame N39bn Revenue Deficit On Govt’s Policies
Weighing Need To Retool Market Makers


UPDATE: 52 dead, 120 injured after Nigerian jet accidentally bombed IDP camp
The Nigerian military had earlier confirmed its fighter jet dropped a bomb on civilians.
Many feared dead as Nigerian jet mistakenly drops bomb on IDP camp
Nigerian govt confirms negotiation with Boko Haram to free Chibok girls
How We Recovered Millions In Local, Foreign Currencies In Justice Ademola’s Residence – Witness
Gambia: One Day To Go, Jammeh Declares 90 Days State Of Emergency
Abuja Airport Closure: Moving To Kaduna To Cost N1.1 Billion – Minister
Nigerian Army Places N500,000 Reward For Information On Suicide Bombers
Implementation Of Extended Producer Responsibility Programme Will Create Jobs – NESREA
Netherlands Unveils Voice Nigeria Project To Support Marginalised Groups
President Buhari Regrets Accidental Bombing Of Borno IDP Camp
Nigeria Journalists’ Union To Sue Media Organisations For Non-payment Of Salaries
My Husband Had My Womb Removed Without My Consent, Woman Tells Court
Armed Robbery Suspect Suspiciously Escapes From Court
Nigeria Immigration Service Redeploys 207 Officials
We’ll Use Entertainment To Increase Lagos GDP – Ambode
Lagos To Install 13,000 CCTVs For Emergency Response
Man, 26, Arrested For Killing Wife During Scuffle
Oba Of Benin Suspends Chief Priest
I’ll Support Buhari For Second Term On One Condition – Akwa Ibom Speaker
Civil War Explosive Found In Ebonyi Community – Police
Nigeria Customs Owerri Records Seizures Worth N4.7 Billion In 2016 – Comptroller
Unpaid For 5 Months, Abia Teachers Commence Strike
4 Die, 17 Injured In Okene-Lokoja Road Crash
Lassa Fever Kills Four In Nasarawa
Man Who Set Own Son Ablaze Banished From Community
Former Borno Assembly Speaker Is Dead
UniMaid Explosions: Education Under Attack In North-east Nigeria – Atiku
BREAKING: 24 Hour Curfew Restored In Zangon-Kataf
Doctors Threaten Not To Treat Nigerian Police Officers, Their Families
Southern Kaduna Killings: Reps Summon Nigeria’s Military, Police Chiefs
The New Factors Of Production, By ‘Tope Fasua
Holding The Barrel: Nigeria And The End Of Oil, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú
The Casa Do Fernandez Affair: Getting Away With Vandalism, By Femke Van Zeijl
Popular Yoruba Actress, Foluke Daramola’s Husband Warns ‘amebos’
Nigeria Wealth Agency Debuts With $200 Million Infrastructure Funding Facility
Cooking Gas: NNPC, Sahara Energy Unveil Steps To Ensure Steady Supply
RECESSION: Estate Agents Lament Drop In Prices Of Property
Cooking Gas Price: NLNG Discharges 13,000 Tonnes To Lagos Jetty
Nigeria Football Chief, Magaji, Dies At 52
Louis Van Gaal Retires From Coaching
Nigerian League Management Imposes Sanctions On FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Controversial Referee
7 Major Sporting Events Last Week: Fasasi Breaks Egbunike’s
UN Says No Justice In South Sudan After July Rapes, Killings
Four Gambian Ministers Resign From Jammeh’s Government
Gambian Foreign Minister Resigns As Jammeh Becomes More Isolated
Gambia: Jammeh’s Ploy To Remain In Office Legally Truncated By Supreme Court
MH370 families say search for the missing plane must continue
No ban for Germany’s far-right NPD, Constitutional Court rules
Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia
Trump says Brexit to be a great thing, wants deal with UK
Bahrain executes 3 convicted in deadly police attack


Irony of God’s Own State
Wenger: Iwobi has fantastic team attitude
Chinese Super League limits foreign players
EFCC investigates alleged missing N500m Chibok Safe School funds
Trump kicks against US spending on Boko Haram
Amnesty calls for release of El-Zakzaky
FG appeals to labour unions to shelve strike
Peace, stability panacea for speedy devt in N/Delta – Osinbajo
IMF less optimistic than World Bank
‘How Justice Ademola received BMW Saloon 320i valued at N8.5m’
Law, order break down in Cote D’Ivoire
Rivers re-run: Wike asks court to stop police probe
Sack Magu now, lawyer asks court
BBOG recants, flies with FG team to Sambisa
Tension brews in Kogi over workers’ census result


Reps summon Buratai, IGP over Southern Kaduna attacks
The world has failed children –UN
I didn’t see Saraki’s transaction documents till now –Witness
2017: Dogara sets agenda as reps resume
We can’t afford to go against Umahi –Nwifuru, Ebonyi Speaker
INEC strategises for 2019 polls
Why FG must fund mobile broadband, By ATCON President
Reasons tech coys should leverage on biofuels
W’Bank, AfDB withhold Nigeria’s $4bn loan request over non-submission of reform plan
Kano show of shame: LMC slams N9m fine on FC IfeanyiUbah
*Coach reprimanded, TM suspended *Kano Pillars awarded 3 points, 3 goals
Don’t spare Ref Ajayi, Ndubuoke warns NFF
NPFL: Lawal sure of 3SC victory against Sunshine Stars


NPFL: Sunshine, 3SC Light Up Akure; IfeanyiUbah Welcome MFM
FA Cup: Benteke Brace Sends Palace Through, Burnley Stop Sunderland
2017 AFCON: Mali, Egypt Draw As El Hadary Sets Record
Echiejile Returns To Monaco From S/Liege, Vows: Eagles’ Ll Never Miss AFCON Again
AFCON 2017: Ghana Edge Impressive Uganda In Group D Opener
Iheanacho, Fernandinho, Stones Unveil Man City’s New Nike Kit
Henty Joins UAE Side Baniyas On Loan
Owolabi: IfeanyiUbah’s Walkout Didn’t Take Shine Off NPFL Matchday-One Fixtures
FC Ifeanyiubah Accept LMC Sanctions Over Abandoned Match Vs Pillars
Lawal: Super Eagles Would Have Struggled At CAN 2017
Ranieri Praises ‘Versatile’ Ndidi In Leicester’s Home Defeat By Chelsea
NNL Vice-Chairman Magaji Dies At 52
Who Is Missing Super Eagles At AFCON?
Amuneke: Gabon 2017 AFCON Matches Have Been Impressive
16 Teams Fight For Olympic 5-A-Side Football Championship Season-2 Title
Amoo: 3SC Won’t Park The Bus Vs Sunshine
Oboabona To Sunshine: Forget Defeat By Enyimba, Focus On 3SC
Klopp Rules Out Loan Move For Ojo
AFCON: 10-Man DR Congo Outsmart Morocco
LMC Fine IfeanyiUbah N9m, Deduct Points For Kano Walkout, Ban TM

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