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Newspaper headlines For Tuesday January 24th 2017

24 January 2017 News

Dear reader, Below are the Newspaper headlines For Tuesday January 24th 2017


Buhari insists on Magu
Sultan to El-Rufai, others: punish criminals
Jammeh: No looted cash on Tinubu’s plane
Fed Govt releases N72b for Lagos/Ibadan rail
Fed Govt to BBOG: stop grandstanding on Chibok girls
OPEC, non-OPEC oil output cuts deal successful, say ministers
Inflation: A lexical theory
Oyo council poll: ‘We’ve not received court order’
How weapons can get onto planes, by experts
How to turn economy around, by Peterside
MTN Foundation brightens 200 communities
Combatting online trolls menace
‘Private sector operation may be difficult’
Double jeopardy
MPC may hike interest rate to encourage savings
Bungled bombing
Sheikh Prof. Alhaji Dr. Tragic Mimic
‘Limit appeals to Supreme Court to reduce congestion’
Osinbajo: From Davos with love
Ambode’s wife launches pupils’ deworming
NBA moves to review rules against professional misconduct
Police injure 10 as dead teachers’ children protest in Akwa Ibom
Traffic locks down Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Bello inaugurates verification appeal committee
MASSOB won’t support arms struggle, says Uwazuruike
Lamido did not report ‘burglary’ to us, says AIG
Biafra: Courts remand 46 agitators in prison custody in Rivers
Babatope warns of PDP’s imminent death
Man to die by hanging for robbery
‘I never said Oba’s coronation wouldn’t hold without me’
Fayemi to graduates: work hard to achieve your dream
NYSC deploys 2,600 Batch B corps members to Oyo
ASUU sanctions UNILORIN for ‘lawlessness’
LAUTECH: Oyo, Osun pay N500m to end crisis
Ex- Pillars goalkeeper, Ali Muhammad dies
Amoo praises 3SC’s players despite loss
Stephen Odey eyes NPFL Goal King crown
Russia World Cup 2018 draw to hold Dec. 1
NPL: Abdullahi handed eight weeks match ban
La Liga group drags 20 pros to Navy Town
MTN Foundation brightens 200 communities
Combatting online trolls menace
‘Private sector operation may be difficult’
MPC may hike interest rate to encourage savings
Breweries, oil majors rally equities to modest gain


Northern govs, traditional rulers meet over insecurity
Saraki to read letter on Magu’s renomination today
FG cautions BBOG over criticism
Senate begins debate on 2017 budget today
Buhari, Osinbajo in telephone conversation
FG develops 59 strategies to end recession
96% of BoI loans are performing – MD
How long are Nigerians to wait for steady power supply?
NNPC, Eni sign pact to fix P/Harcourt refinery, Okpai
Equities gain N2.7bn
Nigeria Customs sacks 48 senior officers
Lufthansa aircraft loses gear on Abuja airport runway
PDP a sleeping lion — Fayose
Ohanaeze will not desert MASSOB, IPOB — Nwodo
Kwara: Parties reject extension of caretaker c’ttees
…court stops Oyo LG polls
UPP schedules April for convention
$11m missing after Jammeh flies into exile
Police banned from marrying foreigners
Four soldiers killed in helicopter crash
Hundreds of prisoners released
Bishop is new anti-corruption chief
Why every woman of reproductive age needs iron supplementation
Medical expert urges regular breast checkup
Giving succour to people with eye problems
Group to hold free cancer screening
Why you shouldn’t ignore varicose veins in your legs (Part 2)
Iheanacho’s loan move ruled out
Golbe: Plateau Utd not ready for title favourite’s label
Zaki targets NPFL highest goal scorer award
Eguma furious over strikers’ profligacy
‘NTF on course to grooming world beaters in tennis’


FG has political will to drive economic recovery, growth plan – Udoma
Northern govs, others angry over poverty, insecurity in zone
• ‘We’re now laughing stock’
Recession: Govs shunned Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi’s plea to save –Obi
We’ll use all means possible to achieve Biafra –Egemba
Gombe: APC,PDP flex muscles in LG polls
2017 budget’ll take Nigeria out of recession -Azubogu
OPS demands review of ban on 41 items
…Urges inclusion in committee on Ease of Doing Business
Oil workers kick against fuel price hike
‘Recession fuelled by poor economic planning’
Battle for City shirt…: Iheanacho won’t surrender to Jesus
Dolphin Golf Club: 20 pros storm Navy Town for La Liga group tourney
NPFL: LMC fines Abia Warriors, suspends referee
The League Management Company have fined Abia Warriors the sum of N250,000 for the unruly behaviour of…


Northern Nigeria Now Blighted By Crime, Insecurity—Gov Shettima
N-Delta Leaders Move To Reconcile S-South Govs
Global Energy Demand To Increase By 40% — OPEC
Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi Begged Us To Save But We Refused —Ex-gov Obi
Man, 37, Docked Over $267,000 Love Scam
Economic Growth Sustainable If Driven By Private Sector —Osinbajo
Ogbeifun Tasks FG On Resolution Of N-Delta Crisis
Edo Goes Tough On CDAs, Outlaws Collection Of Revenues By Individuals
Reps Summon Kachikwu, GMD NNPC, NPA Over Petrol Pump Price
Rivers Police Arraign 45 Pro-Biafran Agitators For Treason
Ministers, Top N-Delta Govt Functionaries Brainstorm On Region’s Security
House Of Reps Orders Closure Of Unregistered Pharmaceutical Outlets
TURKISH COLLEGE KIDNAP: Victims Starve As Kidnappers Run Out Of Foodstuffs
Iheanacho’ll Fight For City Spot, Says Dad
Internet Users Decline By 536,346 Subscribers In December
No To Discrimination In Katsina Varsity
Rann IDPs’ Camp Bombing Victims’ Families Want Compensation
Rivers Police Arraign 45 Pro-Biafran Agitators For Treason
Why Completion Of East-West Road Was Stalled, By N-Delta Ministry
Buhari Asks Senate To Make U-turn On Magu, SGF
Quit Whining, No Body Owes You Anything, Fayemi Tells Nigerian Youths
Outrage Trails Pension For Ex-govs, Deputies
Only 10.8% Of Nigerian Workers On Pension Scheme – NBS
Your Attack On Buhari Counter-productive, Lai Mohammed Warns BBOG
Junaid To Presidency: Stop Lying To Nigerians About Buhari’s Health
Actor Uche Maduagwu Accuses Beverly Osu Of Lesbianism
Burna Boy Threatens Music Channel, MTV Base
Singer Naomi Mac Set To Perform Three Hours At Hard Rock Café
Beauty Queen Tackles Crime With Football
12 Housemates For Big Brother Nigeria Relaunch
State Of Nation: Buhari Speaks With Osinbajo From UK
Southern Kaduna Killings: Buhari, El Rufai Playing Politics With Lives Of Nigerians – PDP
In His 22-year Rule, Jammeh Built Two Roads Named After Himself, Wife
Rangers: Strikers’ Form Worries Chukwu
Aubameyang Laments Gabon’s Poor Showing
AFCON 2017: Egypt To Play Ugly Against Ghana – El Hadary
Nadal Battles Past Monfils


Abuja Airport Runway Grounds Lufthansa Aircraft –FG
Fuel Pricing: N145 Per Litre Exploitative, Say Reps
Fayemi: I Once Drove Taxi, Worked As Security Guard
How Nigeria Can Exit Recession – OPS
Reps Quiz BOI Boss Over N500bn Airline Intervention Fund
Dangote Cement Rewards Distributors With N2.4bn Bonus
Ex- AIGs Sue Buhari
…allege illegal retirement IG, PSC, AGF to appear in court Policemen seek IGP’s intervention over promotion
Senate’s ‘coup’ Against Ndume
Why Northern Govs Convened Talks With Emirs – Shettima
Not Yet A United House
Time To Rethink Nigerian Airports’ Security
Why We’re Supporting Health Sector, By Sterling Bank
Nigeria’s Crude Oil Revenue Hits N37trn In 3 Years
Residents Raise Alarm Over Abandoned Gateway Hotel
Stock Market Opens Week With Marginal Gain
‘Rental Value Of Prime Office Space Will Fall Further’
Fighting Corruption With Corruption?
Pinnick: No Plan To Host U-17 AFCON
Alonso: Moses Key To Chelsea’s Good Run
Belgium Win 2017 All Star Women Football Carnival
Enyeama Hails Troost-Ekong’s Performance
Sundowns Return For U-23 Eagles’ Keeper Daniel
Aussie Open: Ball Girl Thanks Tsonga
Turkish School: Abductors Accept Ransom
…as parents besiege police college •Farm workers’ abductors reduce ransom to N2m, give 24-hour deadline
Wife Begs Court: My Husband Often Beats Me To Stupor
Man To Die By Hanging For Stealing Motorcycle, Phone
Police Smash Syndicate Recruiting Job Seekers Into Fake FSARS
Bush Meat: Hunter Kills Pastor, Wounds Three In Benue
Ex-minister, Saka Saadu, Dies At 83
Saving IDPs From Hunger, Death
2019: PDP, APC Renew Rivalry In Ebonyi
Defection: Effiong Upsets The Apple Cart
Time To Rethink Nigerian Airports’ Security
Biggest Crude Exporter And Its Kerosene Scarcity
NAICOM Cracks Down On Insurers’ Huge Mgt Expenses


236 people buried after IDP camp bombing by Nigerian jet – Official
The military have explained the bombing of the Rann camp was an accident.
Nigerian govt announces strategies out of recession
Nigerian Army vows to charge PREMIUM TIMES for ‘fraudulently obtaining’ military information
Nigerian Govt Rejects BringBackOurGirl’s ‘impudent’ Language
The government says the BBOG has no need for “grandstanding”.
Gambia: Barrow Appoints Vice President
The president is to return to Gambia on Tuesday.
I’m Not Aware Of Magu’s Re-nomination – Buhari’s Aide, Ita Enang
“I am not aware of that discussion and I don’t want to speak on the matter because I don’t have details.”
Jonathan’s Former Aide Says Statements To EFCC Not Voluntarily Given
Buhari Re-nominates Magu As EFCC Chairman
States Support Audit Of Bailout Funds – Official
Nigerian Army Denies Reabsorbing Dismissed Soldiers
Ex-education Minister Dies At 80
Nigerian Govt Assures Of Corps Members’ Safety
“My Husband Often Beats Me To Stupor,” Divorce Seeking Wife Says
Man Sentenced To Death For Stealing Motorcycle, Phone, Money
PDP: Fayose Meets Gbenga Daniel, Jerry Gana, Jimi Agbaje
Ajimobi Signs Oyo Violence Against Women Bill Into Law
LAUTECH Receives N500 Million To Pay Salaries – Vice Chancellor
Family Vows To Sue Council Over Suspension Of Benin Chief Priest
Gunmen Kill Man, Injure Another In Plateau
50 Houses Burnt, 200 Persons Displaced In Land Dispute – Officials
Borno Govt, UNICEF Open School For 4000 Displaced Kids
Immigration Officer Arrested For Attacking Place Of Worship
Governor Faults Petition Linking Him With Alleged N46 Billion Fertilizer Scam
Did Minister Babatunde Fashola Get It Wrong?, By Simbo Olorunfemi
Madam Minister, Please Don’t Borrow $30 Billion For Our Unborn Children!, By ‘Tope Fasua
Eleven Actions Required For Speedy Economic Turnaround, By Atedo Peterside
Weak Tailwinds And A Sick Economy, By Uddin Ifeanyi
Comedian, Baba De Baba, Under Fire Over Rape Skit
Big Brother Naija Re-launched With 12 Contestants
Nigerian Lawmakers Ask BOI To Explain N500 Billion Airline Intervention Fund
Dollar Slips, Shares Unstable After Trump’s Protectionist Address
Why Galaxy Note 7 Catches Fire – Samsung
Fidelity Bank CEO Receives 8 Awards Won By Bank’s ‘Tough Job’ Campaign
Algeria Crash Out Of Africa Nations Cup
Keshi Remembered On First Posthumous Birthday
Hosts Gabon Exit AFCON As Cameroon, Burkina Faso Book Quarter-finals Tickets
Over $11 Million Missing From Gambia Treasury After Jammeh’s Departure – Official
Equatorial Guinea To Join OPEC, Agrees To Production Cuts
ECOWAS, AU, UN To Ensure Jammeh’s Return When He Chooses
Trump withdraws U.S. from Trans-Pacific trade deal
Former U.S. President Bush out of intensive care
Singer Madonna defends ‘blowing up the White House’ remark


Internet users decline by 536,346 subscribers in December
NYSC orientation camp: FG assures Nigerians of corps members’ safety
Former Minister of Education dies at 80, laid to rest in Ilorin
N510bn bailout loan: We have nothing to hide- States
Update: President Barrow to return to Gambia on Tuesday; no deal for Jammeh
Thousands of illegal apps taken offline in South China
Police nab 2 robbery suspects operating on rail lines
Trump withdraws U.S. from Trans-Pacific trade deal
Oyo commences FG N-power supplementary verification Tuesday
Army denies re-absorbing dismissed soldiers
Presidency distances self from claims on Magu’s confirmation letter
Buhari insists on Magu, re-nominates him as EFCC Chairman
Osibanjo calls for inclusion of history in schools’ curriculum
FG to BBOG: Stick to your advocacy role
Port Harcourt killings: We may resort to armed conflict – IPOB
President Trump and upholding the American dream
11 historical facts about US inauguration day
Nasarawa: Paris club refund and Maku’s contradicting figures
Ex-Minister dumps PDP for APC in Taraba
Mourinho to Rooney: You’re free to go to China


Again, Buhari Tells Senate to Confirm Magu as EFCC Chair
Kachikwu Starts Visits to IOCs on FG’s ‘7Big Wins’ in Oil…
Senegal Ends Unbeaten in Group B, Algeria Out
AFCON 2017 Senegal’s 2-2 draw with Algeria in Franceville last night to ensure the Teranga Lions ended unbeaten at the top of Group B. The result,…
Manufacturers List Challenges to Economic Growth
Northern Governors, Traditional Rulers Meet over Incessant Killings
House C’ttee Says Petrol Should Cost N70 per Litre
Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi Begged Us to Save But We Refused, Says Obi
Fulani Headsmen Attack Benue Villages, Kill 10
We’ll Only List on NSE When the Conditions are Conducive, Says MTN
FG Releases N72bn Counterpart Funding for Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project
UK Court to Deliver Ruling on Shell, Niger Delta Communities’ Feud
Boko Haram: US Security Chiefs Visit Nigeria
Private Sector Operators Ask FG to Include them in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ Committee
Kidnappers of Turkish School Students, Staff Attribute Delay in Exchange to Police Presence
Court Dismisses Peterside’s Application to Stop Odili’s N6b Libel Suit
Retired Senior Police Officers Challenge their Disengagement
I was Forced to Implicate Jonathan, Dudafa Tells Court
Don’t Go to Libya, FG Warns Nigerians
Senate to Focus on 2017 Budget This Week
Bayelsa: Commuters Groan as Tricycle Operators Withdraw Services
NAICOM to Probe Capital Base of Insurance Companies
Air Force Vows to Ensure Calm in N’Delta
Osinbajo: Nigeria to Work for a Stronger AU
Gunmen on Rampage in Plateau, Kill Police Officer, Seize Rifles
Sokoto Mass Wedding: Group Accuses Commissioner of Sabotage
Ogun Confirms another 19 Lassa Fever Cases Negative
Onu: Why Nigeria, Others Spent $300bn on Renewable Energy in 2016
Blackout Looms in S’ East States as NUEE, ULC Shuts Down EEDC Operations over…
Kidnappers in Military Camouflage Storm Epe Farm, Kidnap NYSC Member, Three Others
Eni to Deepen Involvement in Nigerian Energy Sector
Amaechi: Buhari Is Fit And Healthy
Pushback on FG’s Loan Request over Economic Recovery Plan
Anenih, Nigerians in UK Condemn Instigators of Buhari’s Rumoured Death
FG Considers Tax Holiday Extension for Power Sector Investors
Kuru: This is the Best Time to Invest in Nigeria
Pastor Adeboye, Two Others Bag UNN Honorary Degrees as Varsity Graduates…
How Fire Outbreak at Afam VI Power Station Plunged Nigeria into…
Power: FG, W’Bank Restructuring Plan Centres on Metering, Governance, Others
BoI Boosts Investment in Solar Energy with N1bn Fund
Discos Face Fresh Regulatory Sanctions over Maximum Demand Metering
Dangote Refinery, PTI Partner on Human Capital Devt
Defection: Concerns Mount over Nnamani’s Electoral Reform Job
More Criticisms Trail Senator Effiong’s Defection from PDP to APC
Former Minister Dumps PDP for APC
End of the Road for Hoodlums in Ogun
Lagos: Kidnapping Will Soon Be a Thing of the Past
Akinlabi: We Need to Bridge the Knowledge Gap for Business Success
Calhanoglu Breaks Bayer Penalty Curse as Bundesliga Resumes on StarTimes
First Three Points Excites Remo Stars’ Ugbade
Nigeria Rules ITF/CAT West and Central Africa Championships in Togo
IAAF, AIMS Confirm May 13 Date for Okpekpe Road Race
Oshoala Pledges Commitment to Arsenal Ladies’
Nadal, Raonic, Others Hit Q’finals

These were the Newspaper headlines For Tuesday January 24th 2017

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