Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [08 January, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Sunday, January 08, 2017.

  • Adeboye steps down, Oyedepo, Olukoya, Kumuyi, others to follow

  • Military issues warning over militants' fresh threats

  • Power: Manufacturers spend N226bn monthly on gas

  • Only 7.7% of workers contribute to pension funds — PenCom

  • FG sets aside N20bn for export grant arrears

  • Firm offers N10m seed capital to 10 SMEs

  • ‘60% duty on imported rice’ll boost local production’

  • Nwodo, Madueke, others jostle for Ohanaeze top job

  • Criminals building base in Lagos riverine areas - Safe habitat

  • FG settle backlog of ex-militants' allowances

  • We won't abandon dismissed policemen – Wike

  • My son can't commit suicide, he was manipulated - Mum of Babcock student who took own life

  • Why we are investing $1.5bn in league — Carenna

  • Confusion as Adeboye names Obayemi new RCCG Overseer

  • $153m: EFCC uncovers Diezani’s hidden estate

  • 25 suspected pirates arrested by NCC

  • Akufo-Addo takes oath as Ghana’s new president

  • Arik passengers stranded at Kaduna airport

  • Gloom as govt. demolishes Oshodi curtain market

  • NAF will prevent Boko Haram regroup-Air Chief

  • Nigeria plans Aviation University

  • North East crisis: Presidential committee adopts ‘Buhari Plan’

  • Electricity tariff hike: Court faults NERC, DISCO

  • Fake Federal SARS arrested in Edo

  • Lagos introduces online verification of vehicle number plates

  • Fire destroys crops worth N5m in Edo

  • Kwara, World Bank earmark N850m for rural development

  • Rivers Rerun: Wike, PDP demand recall of sacked policemen

  • FMC Yenagoa resident doctors suspend strike

  • Verification of ex-militants begins

  • Crisis in NEPZA over leadership tussle


  • Father of abandoned twins vows, I won’t take my wife back

  • Herdsmen’s Attack: Benue Community Storms Police Headquarters

  • Sports Ministry: Mixed Reactions Greet Ohaa’s Re-Deployment As Perm Sec

  • Our Religious Leaders Are Corrupt, Rev. Ladi Thompson

  • Some Owners In Private Varsities Subsidise To The Tune Of N500m To Keep Students’ Fees At N350,000 – Prof. Aina

  • I Intend To Make Money, Win Awards From The Three Wise Men — Opa Williams

  • Payment Of N5,000 By FG Creates An Officially Recognised ‘Begging Class’

  • Alleged N600,000 Delta Govt Grant Unsettles State APC

  • Avengers Accuses FG Of Snubbing N-Delta Leaders, Threaten To Resume Hostilities


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