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Newspaper Headlines For Tuesday, 17th January 2017

17 January 2017 News

Dear reader,  Below are the Newspaper Headlines For Tuesday, 17th January 2017


How I Survived Attacks From Biafrans Over Grazing Bill — Imo Lawmaker
Nnamani, Nwobodo, Others To Undergo APC Registration In Enugu
NFF Targets Everton’s Lookman For Eagles’ Call Up
Senate: My Election, Restoration Of Party Supremacy — Lawan
Ugwuanyi Appoints Zik’s Son Special Adviser
Osinbajo In N-Delta: Ijaw, Itsekiri Differ On Maritime Varsity Site
INSECURITY: Lagos CP Allays Fears On Agege Bomb Scare
Biafra: Cleric Warns Against Continued Detention Of Kanu
Agents Row Robs Iheanacho Of N120m Deal
Military Determined To Rescue Chibok Girls—Defence Minister
Man Shot In Fresh Ogbe-Ijoh, Aladja Gun Battle
Oil Prices Drop As Doubts Over Output Cuts Mount
LASSA FEVER: NCDC Confirms 9 Deaths, 20 Cases In 7 States
NERC Ranks Enugu DisCo 2nd On Performance
N3.98bn Water Project: Umahi Orders Contractor Back To Site
FG Inaugurates C’ttee On BoA Restructuring, Recapitalisation
Senate Vows To Make NOUN World Standard
Obazee Not Fired Because Of Adeboye – Presidency Source
Reps Summon N-Delta Minister Over East-West Road Contract Agreement
LASSA FEVER: NCDC Confirms 9 Deaths, 20 Cases In 7 States
Turkish College Kidnap: Abductors Reduce Ransom To N750m
FG Begs SSANU, NASU, NAT To Suspend Strike
How Prof, 6 Others Were Killed In UNNMAID Mosques Attacks
IMF Affirms Nigeria’s Recovery From Recession, With 0.8% Growth Forecast
Bribery Charge: FG Tenders Evidence Against Justice Ademola, SAN
EFCC Investigates Alleged Missing N500m Chibok Safe School Funds
I Accepted Because He Proposed In Public- Sarah Ofili
Davido Shades D’Banj In New Single?
Prayers Answered, Julius Agwu Returns Home
Kogi Election Petitions Tribunal Reserves Judgment Till January 18
Photo: Vice President Yemi Osibanjo’s Visit To The Olu Of Warri
Trump Questions Why US Is Spending Money Fighting Boko Haram
Bisi Akande, One Of The Pillars That Sent Jonathan Packing – Buhari
Corrupt Nigerians Are Too Vocal For My Liking – BOLA AJIBOLA
Venus Avoids Australian Open First Round Upset
CAN 2017: Kabananga Strikes As DR Congo Upset Morocco
Alexis Sanchez Admits Defrauding Spanish One-mn-euro In Tax Fraud


Suicide bomber kills Prof, 4 others in Maiduguri
BBOG, FG team visit Sambisa
FG alone can’t solve Niger Delta problems – Osinbajo
Saraki, Atiku, others visit Kure’s family, mourn late ex-gov
Court asked to remove Magu from EFCC
Nigeria’s GDP: IMF projects positive growth 2017
2017: S/South, S/West gulp 52% of federal roads budget
NSIA, GuarantCo set up $200m infracredit firm
Gas scarcity to ease as NLNG vessel discharges
Over N30b unclaimed dividends paid so far – SEC
APC fully in charge in Senate — Oyegun
Ekweremadu divides Enugu APC over defection
Rivers re-run: Wike asks court to stop police probe
I would be too old to be governor by 2019 — Ndume
Sheriff under pressure to challenge Buhari in 2019 — PDP chieftain
NYSC 2016 Batch B stream II orientation begins Jan. 24
Northern Ireland forced into election despite British PM’s intervention
Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, annoy Russia
2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari’s march-past (VIDEO)
Osinbajo calls for synergy to solve Niger Delta problems
Court asks NNPC to reinstate sacked worker
Police intercept 2 trucks loaded with 145 children in Jos
Air Force strikes Boko Haram new hideout in northern Borno
Air Force clears new Boko Haram hideout (VIDEO INCLUDED)
Pastor arrested after prophesying Mugabe’s death
Turkish cargo jet crash kills 37
Gambians flee ahead of Barrow ‘inauguration’
Court upholds ruling halting transfer of islands to S/Arabia
Music festival shooting kills five
Elite police to hang for murders
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
Meals to avoid while pregnant
Jordaan welcomes Nigeria, South Africa AFCON draw
Nigeria’s Oyinlomo, Marylove clash in ITF final
Iyorhe confident Lobi will bounce back against Pillars
Onaolapo, Makanjuola get Hungarian Open tough draws
Olowora hails Ambode for embracing marathon, road races


Air Force flies Ezekwesili, others to Sambisa forest
Suicide bomber kills Prof, four others in UNIMAID
Reps reject N305/dollar exchange rate for budget
Osinbajo: how to develop Niger Delta
Court rejects Jammeh’s request to stop inauguration
Fed Govt shops for N500b to recapitalise BoA
NLNG floods Lagos with 13,000 tonnes of cooking gas
IPMAN accuses NNPC of corruption
No bomb in Agege, says Lagos govt
Pen and sword in a changed landscape
Dangote eyes 3,000 jobs with truck assembly plant
Promoting entrepreneurship among youths
Much ado about minimum wage
Demystifying Fashola
Not the anti-Christ
Should govt regulate churches, mosques
Three days in Wawa country
Agonising anniversary
Storied first storey
Group hail Bello over staff verification
Be upright, Ahmed urges judicial officers
Ex-Rep, lawyer charged with stealing
Ondo motorcyclists get ultimatum
‘How lawyer bought N8.5m car for judge’s son,’ by witness
Knocks for corporate begging on Glo’s Professor Johnbull
Muslim congress warns against shielding criminals
Court to police chief: place convicted oil magnate under watch
Adeboye: Nigeria will experience pleasant surprises this year
Two herdsmen remanded in Ekiti
Nnamani, ex-Speaker to join APC
Yobe University sets medical college
College dismisses six staff for gross misconduct
Obaje heads for Turkey
Bala blames defeat on poor marksmanship
ABANDONED NPFL GAME: FC Ifeanyi Ubah suspend top official • Loses a month salary
Plateau United grab N500,000 for Remo win
Bala blames loss of concentration, poor marksmanship for defeat to MFM
Neymar knocks Messi off as the most valuable player


Atiku: Forget 2019, Nigerians Are Hungry
7-year-old Bomber Attacks UNIMAID, Kills Prof, Others
OPS To FG: Hike In AGO, Gas Prices Killing Economy
Prof. Aliyu Usman Mani
2017 Budget: FG Adjusts MTEF, FSP
Court Hears Suit Challenging Transfer Of Kalu’s Trial To Lagos Feb 6
Youths Protest Alleged Witch-hunt Of Patience Jonathan
tacks UNIMAID, Kills Prof, Others
OPS To FG: Hike In AGO, Gas Prices Killing Economy
Raising The Bar Of Women Participation In Politics
E-governance: Sokoto State’s Example
2016: Second Safest Year In Aviation History, Best For Nigeria
FG Targets Multi-million Dollars Revenues From Mineral Resources
Dealing With Nigeria’s Worst Enemies
Supreme Court Adjourns Pinnick, Giwa’s Case To May 9
What Do The Igbo Want? (2)
As America And The World Wait For Trump
Governance Code Targetted At Adeboye –Prof. Akintola
FRC Code: The Issues, The Controversies
It’s Your Turn
PTSD, The Military And A Caring Society
Shop Owners Dig Holes To Hide Illicit Drugs
Man Strangles Wife, Throws Body Out Of Window
Why APC govt has not performed, by senators, NWC
Insurgency: Propaganda As Boko Haram’s New Tactics
Leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau continues to “resurrect” each time he is declared dead by military authorities, but
Battle Of Octogenarians
Oyo LG Polls: APC To Conduct Primaries Friday
Season Of Impeachments
Restructuring’ll Not Dismember Nigeria – Kaka
Turning Nigeria’s Offshore Fields Into New Turf
Power Sector Records N1.1bn Loss In One Day
Forex: Telecoms Subscribers May Get Poorer Services
Lagos Airport Lacks Capacity For Foreign Carriers’ Flight Diversion, Says Ojikutu
Stock Market Advances On Sustained Bargain Hunting
NiMet, Katsina Ink Deal On Climate Services
Adeboye’s Resignation, FRC And Sundry Matters
NDUKA UGBADE: Eagles Can’t Afford To Bungle AFCON Again
NFF Woos Lookman To Play For Nigeria
Home Defeat: Amapakabo Carpets Rangers Players
Senegal’s Spirit Pleases Coach Cisse
Hungarian Open: Onaolapo, Others Get Opponents
ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Olowora Hails Ambode For Embracing Road Races
Abductors Send Message: Pay N300m For Sick Turkish National Before She Dies
Lagos Dispels Fear Of Bomb Scare
Police Arraign Ex-lawmaker, Lawyer For Theft
Banker Jailed 6 Months For Stealing N834, 780
Woman Seeks Divorce Over Husband’s Alleged Late Outings
Wife Wants To End Marriage Over Sister In-law’s Interference
Stopping The Killings In Southern Kaduna
7-year-old Bomber Attacks UNIMAID, Kills Prof, Others
2016: Second Safest Year In Aviation History, Best For Nigeria
FG Targets Multi-million Dollars Revenues From Mineral Resources


Court Grants FG’s Request to Amend Suit against Total, Chevron
‘Abuja Airport Closure Best Option for Safety’
Ex-House Member, Duru Arraigned for Alleged Theft
Two Killed as Soldiers, Armed Gang Engage in Shootout in Bayelsa
Two Herdsmen Remanded for Destruction of Farmlands in Ekiti
Police Intercept Two Trucks with 145 Children in Jos
LASG: Killers of LASTMA Commander Arrested
Gunmen Abduct Medical Worker in Sokoto
Relief as NLNG Vessel Discharges Cooking Gas in Lagos
NPC, Sahara Take Delivery of Two LPG Vessels, to Clear Supply Logjam
FC IfeanyiUbah Slammed with N9.15m Fine for Abandoning Season Opener
IMF Predicts 0.8% Growth for Nigeria in 2017
Varsity Lecturer Killed in Explosion
Hunters Kill Seven Boko Haram Insurgents in Shootout
2017 Budget: ‘Public Trust Will Ensure Sustainability’
Etisalat Shortlists 3 for Literature Prize
‘Cutting Cash Would Be a Boon for the World’s Poor’
Wood Mackenzie: New Projects in Upstream Oil and Gas Industry to…
Dangote’s Multi-million Dollar Truck Assembly Plant to Create 3,000 Jobs
Fashola Advocates ‘Undercover Bosses’ for Power Distribution Companies
Edo Election Tribunal: Ize-Iyamu, PDP Begin Tendering Documentary Evidence
Rivers Re-Run: Wike Asks Court to Stop FG’s Probe
Attorneys-General as Errand Boys
Corporate Governance for Churches: A Miscarriage of Regulation
UBA’s New Ambassadors
Two Disasters Too Many
Nigeria’s Failure to Tap into Global Tourism
Imama Chides Rangers Players for Opening Day Flop
Olowora Hails Ambode for Embracing Marathon Culture
StarTimes, HS Media Group Formalise Partnership on Bundesliga
Togo Holds Cup Holders Cote d’Ivoire in Group C Opener


Nigeria must be prepared for future where oil has little value, Osinbajo warns
“Our oil won’t be as precious as it is today in the next 20 to 30 years,” the vice president warned.
Gambia: Jammeh’s ploy to remain in office legally truncated by Supreme Court
How senior Nigerian lawyer bought N8 million car for judge accused of corruption – Sales Rep
Ex-lawmaker Arraigned For Theft
Gambia: Why I Should Remain President – Jammeh
PHOTO STORY: Fashola In Cotonou For Forum On Electricity Market Development
Alleged N3.8 Billion Fraud: Fani-Kayode Gets New Lawyer
Centre Cautions Nigerians On Increased Lassa Fever Cases
NYSC 2016 Batch B Stream II Orientation Begins January 24
Court Orders NNPC To Reinstate Sacked Worker
Nigerians Urged To Embrace Scheme To Revive Primary Healthcare Sector
Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow’s Son Dies After Dog Bite
New Year Fasting: Restaurants Record 50 Per Cent Drop In Sales
College Of Education Sacks 6 Lecturers
Man, 26, Arrested For Killing Wife During Scuffle
LASU Non-academic Workers Down Tools
Court Remands 2 Herdsmen Over Alleged Destruction Of Farm Crops
Aspirant Accuses APC Of Manipulating Edo Primaries
Nigeria Customs Owerri Records Seizures Worth N4.7 Billion In 2016 – Comptroller
Unpaid For 5 Months, Abia Teachers Commence Strike
Paris Refund: Abia Begins Payment Of Salary Arrears
Man Who Set Own Son Ablaze Banished From Community
ASUU’s Petition: Unilorin Begins Distribution Of Tablet PCs To Students
Plateau Owes Retired Workers N12 Billion Gratuity – NLC
Boko Haram: Court Adjourns Ndume’s Trial
Former Borno Assembly Speaker Is Dead
UniMaid Explosions: Education Under Attack In North-east Nigeria – Atiku
Police Arrest 11 Staff Of Radio Kano
Health Worker Kidnapped In Sokoto
Cattle Rustlers Surrender AK 47 Rifles, Other Weapons
The Casa Do Fernandez Affair: Getting Away With Vandalism, By Femke Van Zeijl
Magu: Garlands At A Time Like This, By Ibrahim Modibbo
Breaking Free From The Devil’s Blackmail, By Fred Adetiba
Soyinka: Religion Is NOT The Problem With Nigeria, By Francis Anekwe Oborji
Did The Special Adviser Tell A Fib?, By Uddin Ifeanyi
Two Nigerians Challenge South African For Etisalat Prize For Literature
Cooking Gas Price: NLNG Discharges 13,000 Tonnes To Lagos Jetty
SEC Pays N30 Billion Unclaimed Dividends – Management
NSE: Mobil Leads Gainers As Equity Market Records 0.18% Growth
Naira Stabilises At N497/$ As Hope Of Recovery Imminent
Nigerian League: Coach Ugbade Rules Out Changes For Gombe Clash
Chinese League Cuts Number Of Foreign Players Allowed Per Game
Sevilla End Real Madrid’s Unbeaten Run


Atiku extols Armed Forces’ `remarkable’ sacrifices
Army gets 2nd Mechanised Brigade in A/Ibom
Cleared Boko Haram suspects reunite with families
Soccer player makes marriage proposal mid-game in Guam
How gunmen kidnapped our students, staff in Ogun —NTIC
White Paper Report: Adamawa Government sacks Revenue Board Chairman
Kogi Speaker empowers 62 women, youths with employment tools
Non-academic unions to embark on 5-day warning strike
Chibok Girls: FG invites BBOG for search in Sambisa
Igbinedion University holds 18th matriculation
West African leaders set four-day deadline to resolve Gambia crisis
Chinese club prepare £80m deal for Chelsea’s Diego Costa
Gambia talks stall as Jammeh hold on to power
Hayatou to stand again for CAF presidency


EFCC: Adegboruwa goes to court over Magu
Turkish school: Kidnappers slash ransom to N700m
• Amosun vows to rescue victims
Ugwuanyi appoints Zik’s son as special adviser
There was excitement in Enugu following the appointment of Uwakwe Azikiwe, son of the former premier of…
INEC strategises for 2019 polls
Impeachment plot: Justice Abang should be sacked now –Fayose
Kaduna: El-Rufai and burden of re-election
CBN’s lost battle against inflation –NESG
Cooking gas price to crash as NLNG discharges 13,000 tonnes of LPG
FG, CBN mull cheaper agric loan
Eagles confidence, key to World Cup, AFCON tickets –Agali
CHAN: Home-based Eagles to know opponents in April
NJC Chief Registrar, 12 others to testify against Justice Ademola, wife, SAN


AFCON: 10-Man DR Congo Outsmart Morocco
LMC Fine IfeanyiUbah N9m, Deduct Points For Kano Walkout, Ban TM
2017 AFCON: Togo Hold Cote D’Ivoire To Drab Draw
5 Nigerian Players Set To Join Mikel In China
Legendary Wrestler ‘Superfly’ Snuka Dies At 73
Home-Based Eagles To Know CHAN Opponents In April
Mikel: Coaching At Tianjin Teda Same Quality As At Chelsea
Ilechukwu: No Relegation Fight For MFM This Season
5 Things Learned From NPFL Match-Day One Fixtures
Agbo Sent Off In Granada Draw, Ajagun Falls With Roda
Senegal Outscore Tunisia, Claim First 2017 AFCON Win
Lookman After Debut Goal Vs City: God Is Great!
AFCON: Mahrez Bags Brace As Algeria, Zimbabwe Draw
Ibrahimovic Rescues Man United Against Liverpool
NPFL: Abia Warriors Shock Rangers; Enyimba, 3SC, MFM Win
Oliseh Pleased With Fortuna Sittard’s First Away Win Of Season
Match Walkout: FC Ifeanyiubah Suspend Team Manager, Apologize To NFF, LMC
Nigerian Teenager Lookman Scores, Iheanacho Struggles As Everton Thrash City
Mikel: I Want To End My Career At Tianjin TEDA
Iwobi: Cork Own Goal In Swansea Clash Should Be Mine
Rivers United GM, Kpalukwu: We’re Not Favourites For NPFL Title

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