Top NEWS HEADLINES In The Papers Today (18-01-2017)

Top NEWS HEADLINES In The Papers Today (18-01-2017)


Check Out our Top Collection of Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednessday, January 17, 2017 from The Punch, The Nation, Daily Telegraph, Vanguard, Premium Times, This Day, Daily Trust and Other Top Nigerian Newspapers


  • Troops, Nigerian warship head for Gambia to sack Jammeh
  • How Saraki operated, funded undeclared foreign accounts – Banker
  • ‘No more war over Biafra again’
  • Herdsman remanded for destroying farmland
  • APC lawmakers stage walkout over Rivers minority leader
  • Tragedy as NAF jet bombs Borno IDP camp, kills 100
  • Buhari, Ayade meet over Bakassi seaport
  • Militants bomb NPDC pipeline 24hrs after Osinbajo’s visit
  • Edo, Nigerian Legion unite against insecurity
  • Wike queries commissioner, perm sec, others over illegal levies
  • Oba of Benin suspends palace chief over alleged misconduct
  • 20,000 unjustly killed in Kaduna since 1980, says El-Rufai
  • Fayose knocks FG for ‘hiding the truth’ about killings
  • Reps probe diversion of N500m Chibok school repair fund
  • ‘Agatu lost 3,920 to herdsmen attacks in four years’

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  • Army places N500,000 bounty on insurgents
  • Maritime Varsity: FG, Delta govts acquired land from impostors —Olu of Warri
  • Obaze completely ignored procedure … – Sources
  • UNILAG: 2 female graduates with 5.0 CGPA reveal secret of success
  • Fatal error: How over 100 died as Air Force bombs IDP camp
  • CBN bars banks from transactions in virtual currencies
  • How diet of bread with beans helps to tackle joint pain
  • Air strike on Borno displaced camp ‘kills 52’


  • We have developed the right energy mix for Nigeria, says Fashola
  • Senate fails to stop Abuja airport’s closure
  • Egyptian football star placed on ‘terror’ list
  • Fighter jet kills civilians in Borno anti-terror raid


  • Scores die as Air Force jet bombs IDPs camp in error
  • EFCC seizes N948m aircraft linked with ex-governor
  • We’re still negotiating release of Chibok girls, says minister
  • Police close in on Turkish School pupils’ abductors
  • Seven arraigned for ‘electoral fraud’ in Ondo
  • Jammeh declares 90-day state of emergency
    Uncertainty as Labour sets 56,000 minimum wage target


  • Military airstrike kills 52 civilians in Borno
  • FG spends $100m to fight Boko Haram –Defence Minister
  • Police confirm civil war bomb in Ebonyi
  • Illegal levies: Wike queries commissioner, permanent secretary, director
  • Jammeh declares state of emergency
  • W’Bank, AfDB withhold Nigeria’s $4bn loan request over non-submission of reform plan
  • Benin traditional council suspends Isekhure
  • Kanu’s release: Ohanaeze to work with IPOB, MASSOB
  • Turkish school: Police seek Air Force’s intervention


  • Governor Samuel Ortom forced me to sign agreement with herdsmen -Agatu SOLAD
  • IPN Condemns Attempt To Use IPOB Platform To Malign Mr George Agbo, An Idoma son
  • PDP social media activist, Jila Barnabas, arrested in Makurdi
  • Beware of Governor Al’Makura – Dr. Usha Anenga warns Samuel Ortom


  • We have developed the right energy mix for Nigeria, says Fashola
  • Senate fails to stop Abuja airport’s closure
  • Egyptian football star placed on ‘terror’ list
  • Fighter jet kills civilians in Borno anti-terror raid
  • Fayose faults FG’s claim of defeating Boko Haram
  • ‘Operator of Bukola Saraki’s foreign account, not a bank’
  • Lawyers decline cross-examination in Fani-Kayode’s trial
  • CBN bars banks from bitcoin, virtual currencies
  • Hillary Clinton rumoured to contest for New York mayor seat
  • Cross River abolishes taxes for low income earners


  • 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
  • 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
  • Senate, ministers disagree over Abuja airport closure
  • Osinbajo: Official, black market forex rate’ll be unified this year


  • MILITARY AIR STRIKE ON BOKO HARAM: 52 civilians killed, 120 injured in Borno
  • Reposition South East for greatness, Ifeanyi Ubah tasks Nwodo
  • Reps begin probe of Rivers’ election crisis
  • One killed, 4 injured as farmers, herdsmen clash in Anambra
  • Jigawa Gov, FG officials, others fingered in N46bn fertiliser scam
  • I value your wise counsel, Buhari thanks Anyaoku at 84
  • Drastic actions, not debate needed to end N’Delta crisis, says Osinbajo
  • CAN condemns UNIMAID bombings

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