Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [18 January, 2017]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

  • We Recovered N54m, $121,279 From Justice Ademola – DSS

  • Southern Kaduna: Reps Summon Service Chiefs Over Killings

  • Davos: Dangote Hinges Rapid Economic Development On Stable Power

  • Oba Of Benin Suspends Palace Chief

  • Wike To Sanction School Principals, Others Over Levies

  • Army Begins Hardware Movement To Sambisa, Southern Kaduna

  • Fighter Jet Misses Target, Drops Bomb On IDPs

  • N4.6bn Fraud: Fani-Kayode Seeks Case Transfer To Abuja

  • El-Rufai Vows To Prosecute Southern Kaduna Killers

  • Sultan To Leaders: Stop Playing The Ostrich With Religious Challenges

  • Bomb Blasts: NLC Urges Military To Intensify Intelligence Network

  • Senate, Ministers Disagree Over Abuja Airport Closure


  • How Saraki operated, funded undeclared foreign accounts – Banker

  • Tragedy as NAF jet bombs Borno IDP camp, kills 100

  • Jonathan’s kinsmen lament four-year power outage

  • Buhari, Ayade meet over Bakassi seaport

  • NAMA backs FG on vehicle importation ban

  • Militants bomb NPDC pipeline 24hrs after Osinbajo's visit

  • Reps probe diversion of N500m Chibok school repair fund

  • We're 'seriously' negotiating for Chibok girls' release – FG

  • How we recovered bags of cash from Justice Ademola's house – DSS

  • EFCC declares Shema's associate wante for N1bn SURE-P scam

  • N623m account: EFCC rejects judge's plea to travel

  • INEC arraigns seven for Ondo poll offences

  • Alleged adultery: Edo police hunt for fleeing pastor

  • Headaches could be early signs of stroke, hypertension


  • Scores die as Air Force jet bombs IDPs camp in error

  • EFCC seizes N948m aircraft linked with ex-governor

  • Police close in on Turkish School pupils’ abductors

  • Fed Govt, CBN to close forex rates’ gaps

  • Fed Govt targets 1m out of school children in Northeast

  • Senate fails to stop Abuja airport closure

  • Army offers N500,000 reward on suicide bombers

  • MMM ‘removes’ all payment requests

  • Ogun, firm to partner on $10m rice project

  • Uncertainty as Labour sets 56,000 minimum wage target

  • Fed Govt insensitive to our plight, say retirees

  • CBN to Nigerians: stay away from bitcoin

  • Umar replaces Owoseni as Lagos CP


  • CBN bars banks from transactions in virtual currencies

  • 4 Injured As Herdsmen, Farmers Clash In Anambra

  • Benin Traditional Council Suspends Isekhure

  • Buhari Hails Anyaoku At 84

  • Peterside Faults Move To Repeal Rivers State Reserved Fund Law

  • 5 Dead As Perennial A-Ibom, C-River Community War Escalates

  • Osun Varsity Student Allegedly Kills Colleague—Police

  • Motorists urge FG to rehabilitate Aba – Azumini highway

  • Man Gets 9-Yrs Imprisonment For Conspiracy, Obtaining By False Pretence

  • Serial Fraudster Bags 3 Years Jail Sentence

  • 4-Month-Old Boy Found Dead In Calabar Gutter



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