Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [11 January, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Wednesday, January 11, 2017.

  • I didn't send anybody to take bribes for me – Jonathan

  • Reps debate Adeboye, church leaders' tenure code today

  • Metuh collapsed in church, hospitalised, lawyer tells court

  • Stranded vessel: Cooking gas price hits N5, 000

  • BDCs move to eliminate multiple exchange rates

  • External reserves continue increase, hit N26.5bn

  • Oil workers begin three-day warning strike today

  • Nigerians see corrupt politicians as heroes - Osinbajo, ICPC boss

  • Kanu, IPOB supporters are fraudsters, says Uwazuruike

  • Nwodo emerges President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

  • N510bn bailout: FG appoints auditors to monitor states

  • Federal retirees lament 14 months unpaid pensio

  • Nigeria imports processed tomatoes worth N15bn yearly – NARICT

  • 14-year-old Jos runaway found in Lagos

  • Three killed, many injured as cults clash in Lagos


  • IPOB: Court begins Kanu’s trial in secret

  • Kogi JAC protests unpaid salaries

  • Kwara gets N3.7b from London-Paris Club refund

  • MMM to return with new currency

  • Nigeria loses N15bn annually from importation of processed tomato

  • Fed Govt seeks $400m loan for Northeast rehabilitatio

  • Four dead in herdsmen/farmers’ clash in Niger

  • APC Senate caucus sacks leader Ali Ndume

  • Gunmen kill 300-level Ondo varsity student

  • Senate eyes 7.5m jobs with economic bills

  • Govt: Osun pensioners paid N1.5b in Dec.

  • Fuel scarcity looms, says IPMAN

  • Pension fund grows by N1.25tr in one year


  • Senators Kick Against Closure Of Abuja Airport

  • Workers Paralyze 12 Flow, Compressor, Pumping Stations In Delta

  • FG To Roll Out $300m Diaspora Bond In March — Adeosun

  • I don’t have any bank account, aircraft or real estate outside Nigeria – Jonathan

  • Biafra: Kanu in court, alleges plot to detain him perpetually

  • Kebbi Spends N500m To Check Cattle Rustlers, Kidnappers —SSG

  • FG’s N-POWER Applicants Protest At Lagos Assembly

  • Ogun Demolishes Health Centre Being Fixed By Kashamu

  • DSS arrests fleeing Boko Haram suspects in Lagos, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi

  • Grains Hoarders Doing Themselves Harm— Lokpobiri

  • INEC Fixes Jan 28 For Etsako Fed Const By-Election

  • Mikel’s Place In Eagles Safe After China Move – Yusuf

  • 10 years after marriage, C-River couple welcomes quintuplets

  • 22-yr-old man allegedly steals crayfish worth N160,000

  • Birth attendant allegedly steals newborn, gives dead one to nursing mother



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