Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [07 January, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Saturday, January 07, 2017

  • Police arrest, fly journalist to Abuja over Facebook post

  • Yoruba elders move to reconcile ex-president, monarch

  • N23bn Diezani bribe: INEC sets up panel on EFCC report

  • Magu'll go if AGF's report indicts him, says Ndume

  • FG to borrow N430bn via bonds in Q1

  • Carpenters, others to benefit from BOI's N4.14bn loan

  • FG begins Yola inland cargo port construction

  • Rape: CDHR, woman sue NAF for N500m damages

  • Rescued Chibok girl reunites with parents

  • Workers picket National Library in Minna over pay

  • Aisha Buhari denies fleeing Nigerian Commission in UK

  • 15 killed in Imo auto crash

  • Kaduna killings: Onaiyekan faults CAN over call for prayers

  • Oyo govt awards N10bn road contract

  • Probe: Bauchi asks Yuguda, to account for N213bn

  • Obasanjo, others asked me to withdraw case against Oluwo – Monarch

  • Police nab 62-year-old, others, for kidnapping, robbery in Bauchi

  • Police arraign unemployed man for stealing groundnut oil


  • Rivers rerun: Six Wike’s police aides dismissed

  • Fayose in fresh trouble for alleged diversion of N8.877bn Paris Club refund

  • Southern Kaduna killings: Normalcy returns as Army disarms herdsmen, natives

  • Babalakin chairs new team to renegotiate FG, ASUU agreement

  • Payment of N5, 000 stipend, sign of Buhari’s commitment to people’s welfare, says Asiwaju Tinubu

  • Controversy as N350m Ibori hospital rots away in Delta

  • N388.3bn refunds: Rivers, Delta, Katsina, Lagos top list of gainers

  • Rivers Governor demands reinstatement of dismissed cops

  • Buhari’s wife denies abusing privileges in Nigerian High Commission in London

  • Fire destroys N30m worth of goods in Alaba market

  • A/Ibom NLC rejects Gov. Emmanuel New Year gift

  • We’re turning Osun to model of civilised administration in Nigeria— Aregbesola

  • African girls deserve more from football federations -Oshoala

  • MAHREZ BOASTS: I want to help Algeria win Nations Cup

  • TIANJIN TEDA MOVE: Mikel bids Chelsea goodbye

  • Ighalo not aware of Shanghai Shenhua offer


  • Diezani to forfeit $153m to FG, court orders

  • At last, work begins on 2nd Niger Bridge

  • The Gambia: Buhari, African leaders decide Jammeh’s fate in Ghana today

  • Southern Kaduna Massacre: How My I04-Yr-Old Dad, 8 Relations Were Killed In 1hr- Survivor

  • We were paid only three and half months salary in 2016—LAUTECH Doctors

  • Gunmen Behead 1, 2 Injured, Missing In Delta

  • Crises In Nimbo Over Kidnap Of Vigilante Group Boss

  • Rivers Re-Run: Police Dismiss Wike’s Security Escorts Over Alleged Misconduct

  • Oshoala Demands Better Treatment For Female Players

  • No Increase In Tariffs For Food Items, Luxury Goods – FG

  • I feed my children despite living at Aso Villa, Aisha Buhari cries out

  • Rep Bye Election : Oshiomhole Junior Posters Flood Etsako, Benin

  • Urhobo are now one – Omene, PG, UPU

  • I’m Still Godfather Of All Ajegunle Musicians — Daddy Fresh Boasts


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