Newspaper Headlines For Tuesday 9th January 2017.

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NATION
*Minimum wage: Labour expects delivery before third quarter
*Ex-Osun council chair jailed six years for graft
*70-year-old Kwara school for upgrade
*Why all-year round farming is impossible, by experts
*Teenager attempts to ‘kill’ neighbour
*Father, brother held for incest
*Gunmen demand N30m for NCDMB worker
*Akeredolu kick-starts community water project
*Rivers PDP chair hails security agencies, Wike for ending killings
*‘Lagos to experience milestones this year’
*Oyo targets N112b IGR to fund 2018 budget
*‘OSOPADEC will motivate workers for performance’
*Olukere’s illness stalls trial
*APC to boycott by-election in two councils
*Amaechi to Wike: protect Rivers people or resign
*Kaduna teachers begin indefinite strike
*Ijaw in Edo seek autonomy
*Council chief empowers residents with N1m, others
*Three killed, six injured in Taraba attack
*Cleric hails Gani Adams’ new title
*Ugwuanyi opens isolation ward at Colliery Hospital
*Fayose’s wife gets knocks from governor’s critics
*Ritual killing: Brothers held for grandmother’s death
*Ekiti 2018: Cleric seeks action against abduction
*Businessman charged with N2m fraud
*Ibadan Poly’s striking workers won’t resume work
*‘PDP afraid of Amaechi’s visionary trends’
*IYC urges govt to hasten action on refineries
*2018: ‘Ekiti will reject stomach infrastructure 419’
*Buhari Campaign DG: PDP members call for Amaechi’s resignation
*Ex-deputy governor: restructuring’ll solve Nigeria’s problems
*APC probes loss in Anambra governorship poll
*Maina: Malami fails to stop National Assembly’s probe
*NUC: universities’ ratings fake
*Obiano to herdsmen: desist from attacks or face our wrath
*Fuel price hike: Imo youths accuse DPR of conspiracy
*Agric created over six million jobs in two years, says Ogbeh
*Four arraigned for ‘defrauding’ ex-lawmaker Eyiboh of $1.362m, N46.5m
*‘Fed Govt must vet Libya returnees’
*JAMB to remit less revenue to Federation Account

DAILY TRUST
*Army arrests suspected cattle rustlers
*Youth MACBAN seeks withdrawal of anti-grazing law
*Herders-farmers clashes: Catholic bishop advocates ranching
*Govt, Institute of Welding partner on training, artisans’ certification
*‘Don’t leave effort against fuel price hike to labour alone’
*Injustice cause of our problems – Otaru of Auchi
*DHQ gets new spokesperson
*Police confirm 3 dead in fresh Taraba attack
*16, 387 Nigerians deported in 2017
*Kaduna teachers dare El-Rufai, begin strike
*Governors, ministers meet over farmers, herders crisis
*Poor infrastructure delays criminal justice – Prof Ahmed
*Yari reshuffles cabinet, appoints new commissioner
*EFCC: We didn’t clear NABDA boss Ogbadu
*Benue declares 3-day mourning for victims
*KRPC female workers to give Kaduna orphans scholarship
*Kidnappers blindfolded me 4 days – Sharia court judge
*EFCC: 2 bizmen convicted of financial fraud in Borno
*181 Libya returnees arrive Lagos
*Nigerian varsities ranking fake – NUC
*JAMB earmarks N2.6bn for new headquarters
*FG assures speedy completion of Baro port
*Pastoralist-Farmers Conflicts and the Search for Peaceful Resolution
*Maina: Court refuses AGF’s request to stop Senate probe
*How to solve problem, by think tank
*Another Katsina woman delivers quadruplets
*Kano investigates pilgrims board’s failure to refund hajj deposits
*NYSC urges states to upgrade camps

LEADERSHIP
*Why el-Rufai And The Teachers Must Sheathe Their Swords
*Senate To Investigate Alleged Fraud In Scholarship Board
*2019: APC Begins Moves To Capture S’East, S’South
*Maina: Court Refuses AGF’s Bid To Stop Probe
*Agriculture Created Over 6m Jobs In 2 Years – Ogbeh
*FG Mulls Cattle Colonies To End Farmers/Herders Clash
*Group Calls For Sack Of CMDs Of Health Centres
*4 Siblings In Police Net Over Killing Of Grandmother
*N11.3bn Loan: AMCON Drags Kwara Monarch To Court
*NIMASA DG Hails Army, DSS For Killing Masterminds Of Rivers Massacre
*Police Arraign 4 For Defrauding Ex- lawmaker Of $1.362m, N46.5m
*Atiku’s Support Swells Ahead 2019 NEWS / 14mins ago
*NUC Approves LASU Open, Distance Learning Institute
*JAMB To Fund Self From Its IGR – Registrar
*2017 Hajj: Kano Govt To Investigate Non- payment Of Pilgrims’ Deposits
*Ex-Katsina Military Administrator, Madaki, Dies At 70
*Kwara To Engage 10,000 Youths In Farming
*DSS Re-arrests Another Fleeing Inmate Of Ikot Ekpene Prison
*Obaseki Signs MoU With China Harbour For Devt Of Gelegele Seaport
*Kidnappers Abduct Accountant In Bayelsa, Demand N30m Ransom
*Teachers Dare el-Rufai, Shut Down Kaduna Schools

VANGUARD
*22 Yrs After Demise Of Patriarch: Paternity Crisis Rocks Popular A’Ibom Family
*Adunni Oluwole Warned Against This Independence
*Osinowo, Mu’azu Get Chieftaincy Titles In Rivers Community
*Ijaws Give Dickson Ultimatum To Pay Teachers’ Salaries
*Delta LG Polls: APC Candidate Rejects Okpe Results
*Electricity Supply To Rise As NNPC Restores Escravos Gas Pipeline
*StarTimes Adds 5 New Additional Channels To Its Bouquet
*UK House Price Growth To Slow Dramatically In 2018 – Experts
*Atiku Fires Up CHAN Eagles For Trophy
*Benue: We’ve Not Done Enough For Herdsmen – FG
*Breaking: Relocate To Benue Immediately, Buhari Orders IGP
*2019: Lagos PDP Wants Ambode, APC Disqualified
*Daystar Pastor, Sam Adeyemi Congratulates Him Gani Adams
*Police Confirm 3 Dead, 6 Injured In Fresh Taraba Attack
*Imperatives Of Housing, Slum Upgrading
* 4 Brothers Kill Grandmother For Money Ritual In Edo; 2 Nabbed
*IEDI Raises Alarm Over Imo’s N93.27bn Debt
*Tanus Books Gets New Managing Director
*Murder: A-Ibom CP Deploys Special Forces To Eket
*Lanre Alabi Appointed NiOMA Organising C’ttee Chair
*Why We Can’t Control Price — DPR
*2019: APGA Repositions In Abia As Former Members Return
*How We Achieved Peace In Plateau — Lalong
*Police Arrest 3 Suspects Armed Robbers Who Robbed Mr. Ibu’s Lagos Home
*Turkish Airlines Introduces New Inflight Toys To Delight Its Youngest Travelers
*Edo Govt., FG To Collaborate On SMEs, Industrial Clusters
*Benue, Taraba Insist On Ranches

THE SUN
*Pen Cinema flyover: We’ll compensate property owners – Govt
*Okorocha blasts Imo economic group
*Minister laments 2,000mw idle electricity
*Army declares manhunt for Boko Haram factional leader
*The Sun award, a worthy honour – Emir Sanusi, Courage in Leadership winner
*Obiano warns herdsmen
*Killings: Ortom declares 3 days mourning for victims
*Omoku residents demand to see Waney’s corpse
*Benue killings: FG dumps plan to set up ranches, opts for ‘cattle colonies’
*There may be terrorists among Libyan returnees –NEMA DG
*2017: Year of daring moves, ad hoc committees, idle reports in Senate
*Ibori’s elder statesmanship and Delta 2019
*In House of Reps, 2017 witnessed many bills, unfinished probes
*Lessons APC must learn from Senate leadership tussle –Hunkuyi
*Victor Umeh’s long walk to the Senate
*2019: South East, South South critical to APC –Oyegun
*Oyegun has exposed Buhari’s govt on board appointments –PDP
*2019: Kalu backs Buhari’s second term bid
*FG nets N3tr from TSA
*Fuel scarcity: NNPC Ejigbo depot has one functional storage tank –IPMAN
*Egmont Group: Nigeria starts financial intelligence on clean slate
*Egmont Group: Nigeria starts financial intelligence on clean slate
*Ikeja NCS revenue peaks at N5.9bn, says Uba
*Navy, Air Force,NCAA to get training on air crash investigation
*Why our banks should emulate mobile money operators in Kenya –Ambode, Lagos governor
*Nigeria’s external reserves hit $40.4bn

GUARDIAN
*Lafarge Plc empowers farmers with tools, gives N20m to poor students
*Payments via digital solutions and growth effects
*A New Year prayer for Osun!
*Police confirm 3 dead, 6 injured in fresh Taraba attack
*British PM names new minister for Northern Ireland
*US police shot and killed 987 people in 2017
*NAF helicopter suffers mishap
*“Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated”, says Buratai
*Agriculture created over 6m jobs in 2 years, says Ogbeh
*Erico tasks coach Yusuf on choice of players for Morocco 2018 championship
*You’re a “little man’’, Chelsea’s Conte berates Mourinho
*Coutinho completes 160-million- euro Barcelona move
*Nadal, Djokovic to test injuries at Kooyong
*Conte backs Barkley for England World Cup role
*City need trophies to be ‘big club’ – Guardiola
*Gridlock on ports’ access roads will reduce in January, says Terminal Operators
*NBS to release 179 reports on economy
*Most Asia stocks start week on a high, Hong Kong up for tenth day
*Banks begin disbursement of N26.4 billion to small businesses
*Army confirms death of notorious kidnapper, alleged mastermind of Rivers attack
*Coutinho says happy to be joining Barca
*It’s a dream come true, says Coutinho
*Chelsea coach heaps praises on outstanding Nigerian midfielder
*Erico tasks coach Yusuf on choice of players for Morocco 2018 championship

THISDAY
*Obasanjo: It’s Not Yet Ripe to Say If I’ll Support Buhari…
*External Reserves Hit Four-year High of $40.4bn
*Governors Meet with Ministers, Security Chiefs over Herdsmen/Farmers’ Clashes
*Court Refuses AGF’s Application to Stop Senate Probe on Maina
*Power Generation Still at 3,600MW Despite Repair of Escravos-Lagos Pipeline
*Protect Rivers People or Resign, Amaechi Tells Wike
*Gelegele Seaport Devt to Begin as Obaseki Signs MoU with China Harbour
*Delta Polls: APC to Boycott By-election in Two Councils
*Buhari, Osinbajo, APC Chieftains to Storm Abia Today for Political Rally
*Army: Shekau in Terrible Health
*Despite Threats of Sack, Kaduna Teachers Embark on Indefinite Strike
*S’East, S’South Crucial to APC’s 2019 Plan, Says Oyegun
*Apapa Port Declared 160% Increase in Agric Exports in 2017
*FG: We Have 2,000MW of Idle Electricity for Industries, Manufacturers in Nigeria
*DHQ, Garrison HQ Get New Spokesperson, Commander
*Benue Commissioner Denies Claims by Herdsmen of Cattle Killing
*16,387 Nigerians Deported in 2017, Says Immigration CG
*Peterside Hails Security Agencies for Killing Rivers Notorious Criminal
*There’ll Be No Ban on Grazing, Says Ondo Govt
*NAF Helicopter Suffers Mishap in North-east
*LASG: Why We Haven’t Compensated Owners of Pen Cinema Buildings
*Obiano Warns Herdsmen against Carrying Weapons in Anambra
*Al-Mustapha Makes Surprise Appearance at Crusade Ground
*Joshua, Parker Close to Sealing Heavyweight Unification Deal
*WEF Appoints Diamond Bank Forum Adviser
*Union Bank Raises N50 Billion from Existing Shareholders
*Fidelity Bank Partners SystemSpecs on Revenue Collections
*Print all In new window Turkish Airlines introduces new Inflight Toys

PUNCH
*Benue must modify grazing law for peace to reign –Miyetti Allah
*Benue: Atiku threatens to sue ex-minister for libel, demands N200bn
*Death toll in Benue killings hits 71 –Ortom’s aide
*N22m fraud: Court jails Osun ex-LG chair
*APC boycotts Delta LG re-run election
*Omisore is a tax defaulter, says Aregbesola
*Ondo’ll regulate cattle-rearing – Akeredolu
*Three die, six injured in fresh Taraba attack
*Maina: Court rejects AGF’s request to stop Senate probe
*Buhari visits Abia today
*Fayose is an accidental governor, says Niyi Adebayo
*Air force helicopter crashes during B’Haram operation
*S’East, S’South crucial to APC’s victory in 2019 —Odigie-Oyegun
*B’Haram uses special roofs to evade air bombardment —Army
*Benue killings: Govs, Ogbeh, Danbazzau meet, propose cattle colonies
*Saraki appeals against CCT trial at Supreme Court
*External reserves hit four-year high at $40.4bn – CBN

TELEGRAPH
*Fuel scarcity: PDP seeks probe of missing 4,501 trucks
*Board appointments: Oyegun’s statement exposes confusion in APC govt – PDP
*Oyo to fund 2018 budget from N112bn IGR
*Crude oil hits $68 per barrel
*Corruption: Ex-Osun LG chair jailed six years
*Ortom’s wife sheds tears over herdsmen killings
*Passers-by flee as robbers kill watchman
*Taraba: Three killed, six injured in fresh attack
*Mother, three children die in kerosene explosion
*Four brothers murder grandmother for ritual
*Improved air safety in Nigeria, others brighten global aviation
*Lender issues N9.8bn Nigeria’s first power infrastructure bond
*Challenges of Nigeria’s real estate, by experts
*India is Nigeria’s biggest crude consumer
*Rohr: Musa, Iheanacho need another club
*Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Media Accreditation starts today
*Atiku fires up CHAN Eagles
*Buhari to woo sponsors for federations.

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