NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, THURSDAY DECEMBER 15, 2016

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




DAILY TRUST:

Port facility enough to handle imported cars – NPA boss

Rivers re-run: Wike would have gone had PDP lost Okorocha

Mimikos legacy difficult to surpass Gov.-elect

IGP promises to check extra judicial killings

With President Buhari, Nigeria is on the right track APC Chairman

Oyo: We have develop this region more than any administration – Ajimobi

2019: Bafarawa not working against Buhari Group

Woman docked for using her children as beggars

Kuje commences work on vandalised transformer at Rubochi

Much ado about tenement rate collection

FCT chiefs decry land grab by govt

APC chieftain donates wheelchairs to disabled persons in Abaji

AMAC sets up committee on community development

FG moves to save Lake Chad from drying up

Organic agriculture bill underway

FG to reduce wheat import by 50%

Jigawa Govt partners AFDB to develop irrigation scheme

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N793m more unremitted fund recovered FG

Recession: Airport cab drivers lament poor patronage

NPDC loses N1.5tr to attacks on assets

Stocks gain N203bn over budget, oil price prospects

 

DAILY TIMES:

Wife Of Anglican Priest Kidnapped In Akure

23 rights groups seek review of EFCC Act by NASS

Consumers compensated N2.5bn by CPCs order in 2016

Senate calls for resignation, prosecution of SGF

We have raised education standard through radio school programme Enugu Commissioner

Church Collapse: APC, Oyegun Commiserates with Gov. Udom, Akwa- Ibom People

C River Govt commences screening of children against malnutrition

Political change critical to Southern Africas businesses in 2017 -intI consultant

Desist from backdating survey plans, NIS cautions Nigerians

Nigeria produces another female pilot

Return of roadblocks in South East

Mimiko To Akeredolu: Ill Ensure A Smooth Transition By February 2017

NCS intercepts, seizes Dangote cement truck loaded with contrabands

Budget 2017: Dogara wants implementation

Army rescues 605 women, girls

FADAMA Projects: Nigeria to earn Forex, selling Cassava leaves abroad

BUHARI PRESENTS N7.298TN 2017 BUDGET

Senators call for the resignation and prosecution of SGF, Babachir Lawal, over his alleged involvmnet in IDP contract fraud

TRIBUNE:

Imo govt to conduct LG poll next year

Filling station gutted by fire in Lagos

Gambian opposition’s hope rests on Buhari ‘Presidency

Why I exiled myself from APC ‘Abubakar

Plateau assembly confirms govt’s receipt of N10.5bn Paris Club refund

Dickson asks new commissioners to align with govt policies, programmes

Era of impunity gone ‘Kpodo

How APC hijacked our change slogan ‘ADC national chairman

Uyo church tragedy: Govt confirms 26 dead, 30 discharged from hospitals ‘Udom to inaugurate inquiry panel today

Buhari presents N7.298 trn 2017 budget

BoI sets aside N10bn intervention fund to support agro-mechanization

EFCC re-arraigns Ladoja over N4.7bn fraud

Nigerian Red Cross builds 30 houses for IDPs in Adamawa

NIMASA pledges support for presidential amnesty programme

There is hunger in the land, Saraki tells Buhari at budget session

Market capitalisation appreciates at NSE due to OPEC output deal

N450bn unremitted revenue: FG recovers N1.44bn

Recession: Cut production cost, don’t sack, business leaders tell companies

AfDB to raise $8.4bn from African capital markets

Nigeria requires $718.8m for statistical development in 5 years ‘Report

IDP fund diversion: Senate asks Buhari to sack, prosecute SGF

South West assemblies advocate establishment of regional integration ministry

Mimiko assures Akeredolu of smooth transition, committee to be inaugurated soon

Buhari’s ADC, PAF commander get promotion

FG earmarks N40bn for affordable housing scheme

Dogara expresses NASS frustration over poor budget implementation

 

GUARDIAN:

Senate seeks resignation, trial of SGF over IDPs funds

BoI signs N10b agro-mechanised deals with development partners

Akeredolu visits Mimiko over smooth transition

Wike accuses APC governors, politicians of sponsoring violence in Rivers

Air passengers stranded as aviation fuel scarcity bites harder nationwide

Brewing controversy over nostalgia for Jonathan amid crippling hardship

Amazon video goes global, steps up challenge to Netflix

NPA threatens court action against operators over non-remittance of funds

Olufunso Amosun tasks youths on establishment of small-scale businesses

Court orders ex-senator Okon to pay damages for slapping newspaper vendor




SUN:

Malnutrition hits 200,000 kids in Osun

Govt to blame for ‘Ibadan One Million Boys’, says Alabi

Ekiti police read riot act to criminals

Ekechi’s day of glory in Ekiti

Great gathering of women that shook Ibadan

206 students benefit from WOSS as scheme clocks 20 years

Restructuring won’t solve Nigeria’s problems ‘Sani, former ACF secretary

Many things wrong with our electoral system ‘ Ezugwu, CNPP scribe

FG should rehabilitate Chibok girls ‘Adewale Martins

Super Falcons protest: Mabo weeps for his girls

Blame Dalung for Falcon’s woes ‘ Elegbeleye

Nigerians seek speedy implementation of 2017 budget

Attacks on assets cost NNPC N1.5trn

Drama as FIRS shuts companies over N458m tax debts

FG recovers N793m from 3 agencies

Senate probe indicts SGF over N2.5bn IDPs contracts

2017 budget: Works, transport, defence get lion’s share

Rivers rerun:Wike accuses 4 govs of sponsoring violence with N4bn

The Sun Awards: This is great award by credible brand ‘Maduka

FG, media caused payments freeze ‘MMM

Saraki to Buhari: There’s hardship in Nigeria

Uyo church tragedy: I’m no longer interested in being bishop ‘Pastor Weeks

Court issues warrant of arrest on Enugu lawmaker

PDP crisis: I’m ready for negotiation ‘Sheriff

Why kill the police officer

Recharge card, soap highest household expenditure in Nigeria ‘ NBS
THE DAILY TIMES
2017 budget: NASS lists 11 bills to revamp economy
Buhari lacks moral right to intervene in Gambia – Fayose
NPDC loses N1.5trn to vandals
Husband, wife to die by hanging in Osun
Lekki building collapse: Lagos to prosecute contactors, others

PEOPLE’S DAILY
Buhari to Nigerians: expect new era in 2017
Senate wants SGF removed, prosecuted
Army rescues 605 women, children from Sambisa forest
WAEC to conduct GCE twice a year
Bird flu resurfaces in Kano

THE BLUEPRINT
N7.3 trn 2017 budget’ll end recession – Buhari
APC, PDP cant salvage Nigeria – Waku
MMM: shun quick return schemes, EFCC tells Nigerians
Police warn Shiites on planned Abuja protest
IDPs contract scam: Senate demands SGF’s sack, prosecution

NIGERIAN PILOT
Resign now, Senate tells SGF
Buhari presents N7.298 trn budget for 2017
Man commits suicide in Benue over MMM alleged crash
Buhari orders immediate payment of Super Falcons
Kidnappers of Delta Speaker get 104-year jail term

NATION
N7.298tr budget: DisCos, contractors, others to smile
Alleged contract scam: Senate seeks SGF’s sack
Uyo: 26 dead, 218 injured, says govt
Xmas: Ayade subsidises rice, tomatoes prices by 40 %
EFCC re-arraigns Ladoja for allegedly converting N4.7b
Malabu oil block: Obasanjo’s govt approved $209m payment into escrow account, says Adoke
‘How accounts with Jonathan’s wife’s $15.5m were opened’
Senator Tinubu’s Bill on special status for Lagos gets backing
CBN to Nigerians: stop investing in MMM
Fani-Kayode, Nenadi get new trial dates

THISDAY
Buhari Presents N7.3tn Budget to N’Assembly
Senate Calls for SGF’s Resignation, Prosecution over Mismanagement of IDP Funds
Trump Formally Unveils Bayo Ogunlesi as Strategic and Policy Forum Adviser
FG Recovers N1.44bn from Unremitted Operating Surpluses, Renames YouWin
Bala-Usman Vows to Recover N192bn Debts from Terminal Operators
ECOWAS Leaders to Meet in Abuja Saturday over Gambia
Nigerians to Pay More for International Passports

VANGUARD
Imo lawmakers move to sack TC chairmen
Rivers re-run: Govs of Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau donated N1b each for rigging – Wike
Nigerian athletes to miss 2017 IAAF World Championships
S-East govs committed to security, economic devt— Nnaji
Mikel ready to leave Chelsea, Siasia reveals
Uyo church collapse: Panel of enquiry to commence work immediately
$1.092bN Malabu oil deal: Adoke writes NASS
Biafra: IPOB commends Ekwueme, Nwabueze, others
Fani-Kayode: Court adjourns case till Jan
LEKKI GARDENS BUILDING COLLAPSE: Contractors, others for prosecution Amuka tasks
2 die as car crashes into building in Ekiti
IDPs contracts: Senate calls for resignation, prosecution of SGF

LEADERSHIP
Unremitted Revenue: FG Recovers N793m From MDAs
2019: Internal Reconciliation’ll Re-unite PDP To Oust APC –Nyitse
Lulu Calls Out NFF Over Falcons’ Allowance Saga
Presidency Directs Ministry Of Finance To Pay Falcons Today
Medical Association Seeks FG’s Attention On Health
NCDs: FG’s Commitment Will Lessen Deaths – Medical Experts
Senate Should Allow Magu Take A Bow Today
Re: Obasanjo Attacks Buhari, Senators, Reps, Judges

PUNCH
How Buhari shut down N’Assembly for 2017 budget
Jammeh must go when term ends – UN
I’ll pay retirees before Dec. 31 – Masari
IDPs: Shettima seeks urgent trial of suspected rice thieves
B’Haram: US donates fresh $92m to displaced persons
N26m Dasuki fund: Fani-Kayode’s ill health stalls trial
Mimiko meets Akeredolu, promises smooth transition
Senate wants public officers to operate foreign accounts

NEW TELEGRAPH
Funds diversion: senate demands SGF’s resignation, prosecution
NNPC loses N1.5trn oil revenue to attacks
Only court can resolve PDP crisis- Sheriff
Old people’s home die of hunger, sickness
MMM participant slumps, dies in bank




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