Friday, 29 January 2016

NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES FOR TODAY, FRIDAY, 29/1/2016



THE GUARDIAN

* Poverty linked to childhood depression
* Buhari rejects naira devaluation
* EFCC arrests Air Force ex-chief Amosu as govt trails Maina
* Ghana wants more gas supply from Nigeria
* Forgive those who defrauded you in 2007, Melaye tells Obasanjo
* Kogi indigenes take govt to ECOWAS Court over Bello
* Crisis in health ministry threatens Lassa fever fight


VANGUARD

* Obasanjo’s letter misdirected — REPS
* EFCC: Tompolo backtracks, now to appear in court
* EFCC operative batters, abandons lover over refusal to abort pregnancy
* N-Delta militancy fuelled by non-clean up of Ogoni land —Buhari
* Group Appeals To FG Over Arrest, Harassment Of Ijaw Youths
* $470m CCTV Contract Award Didn’t Follow Due Process —BPP
* Poor health system responsible for difficulty in containing Lassa fever – AGBAJE

TRIBUNE

* Presidency, Jonathan trade words over arms purchase
* NLC kicks against subsidy removal on petrol, kerosene
* NYSC orders personnel to declare assets
* Arms deal: Metuh's released from Kuje prison as he meets bail conditions
* I'll appear in court at "the appropriate time" - Tompolo
* No new increase in VAT, corporate taxes — FG
* Court dissolves 3 years marriage over perpetual misunderstanding

PUNCH

* Hoodlums cut Lagos firefighter’s ear, damage truck
* Undergraduates rape, rob job seeker, take nude photos
* Buhari using weapons I bought to fight B’Haram – Jonathan
* INEC holds Rivers rerun poll Feb. 6, for 22 House of Assembly seats, 12 House of 
Representatives seats and three senatorial
seats.
* Only irrational people’ll defend corruption, says Keyamo

* New electricity tariffs take effect on Monday
– NERC

* We’ll clean up Ogoniland, says Buhari

DAILY POST
*Ekiti Government opens bid for flyover, new King’s Market
*Kaduna: Traditional ruler suspended over alleged possession of Indian hemp
*Telecoms operators threaten network shutdown in Ogun, Kaduna, 4 others
*Police Equipment Fund scam: Court defers ruling on George Uboh
*Anambra seals banks, hotels, schools over tax evasion
*Fire razes MRS filling station in
Lagos
*Benue: By the grace of God, we shall triumph at the rerun election – Mark
*Secondus remains our chairman – PDP’s NWC insist
*Reps to investigate alleged sharing of N50m,150 motorcycles to members
*Obasanjo should have written his letter to fourth or fifth National Assembly –
Spokesman
*Over 7,000 unregistered schools operating in Lagos – Deputy Governor
*Buhari is using arms I procured to fight insurgency – Jonathan
*Artist shot by police denied treatment in hospitals
*Man in court over alleged trafficking of 10 children
*Drug trafficking: Nigerian woman sentenced to life imprisonment in Tanzania
*50-year-old man docked for trafficking 10 children
*Three NPDC staff rescued from kidnappers
*Police refute claims of motorist who allegedly lost his teeth in fight with traffic warden

DAILY TRUST
*PDP: Rivers verdict devoid of sentiment
*Saraki swears in Omo-Agege as senator
*Olisa Metuh freed from prison
*Appeal Court ruling cant distract me Ikpeazu
*Kogi IPAC urges support for Bello
*Man in court for stealing neighbours TV
*Zuba police arrest car thief
*Karmo traders decry robbery attacks
*Man jailed for threatening to kill another over phone
*Quarantined Lassa fever patient dies in Abaji as another patient tests negative in Kubwa hospital
*Fuel reduction device enters Nigerian market
*Oil soars toward $34 on possible production cuts
*FG rules out tax increase
*Buhari: Why I'm against naira devaluation
*North-Central Tennis Clinic debuts in Abuja
*Djokovic beats Federer to reach Australian Open final
*Barcelona dismiss Neymar to Real Madrid rumours
*Spurs bounce back, beat Rockets by 31 points

TRIBUNE
*Buhari reaffirms commitment to Ogoniland clean-up
*Senate honours late Olubadan, observes a minute silence
*Ekiti govt opens bids for flyover, new market construction
*Lassa fever: Victim's family insists on collecting corpse
*Carnages involving tankers worrisome 'FRSC boss
*Senate probes sale of NIPP power plants
*Lawmaker charges telecoms
*PDP govs sack Secondus
*Saraki donates N2.9m to fire victims
*Gambia president fires 3 ministers as departments merge
*Buhari rejects naira devaluation
*NLC kicks against subsidy removal on petrol, kerosene
*Army arrests Boko Haram suspect in Sapele
*Presidency, Jonathan trade words over arms purchase
*West Ham deal: Emenike knows fate today
*Australian Open: Djokovic sends Federer packing
*85 Eaglet, Babatunde Joseph boosts Ondo football youngsters
*PDP won't die 'Olujimi
*Zika virus spread alarming, 4 million cases possible ' WHO
*Ivory Coast's Gbagbo declares innocence at start of ICC trial
*Olukoyi warns youths against street carnivals
*Measles: 515,531 children for immunisation in Ekiti communities
*Dino Melaye: Obasanjo introduced corruption to national assembly - Senator says - Pulse


FOREIGN NEWS

BBC
*Somali peace rally on bombed beach
*Republicans mock Trump over no-show
*Germany moves to cut asylum claims
*Disneyland suspect 'feared for safety
*Oscars presenters unveiled amid row
*Town welcomes first baby in 28 years
*Is South Africa's education system really 'in crisis
*NHS to carry out hand transplants
*Why do Kenyans want US help to solve a billion dollar mystery
*Call to allow abortions in Zika cases
*Key HIV drug 'is failing in Africa
*Caesarean mother death trial halted
*Ford leaves Surrey for Sri Lanka
*Apple plug recall over safety concerns
*London's first driverless cars revealed
*US parents warned on hacked baby webcams
* Facebook Reactions replace 'awkward Likes

THE TELEGRAPH
*Cecil Rhodes statue to remain at  Oxford University after alumni  threaten to withdraw millions
*Donald Trump boycotts final Republican  debate before Iowa caucus - and steals the  show
*'When I shut my eyes I see her fist coming  towards me' - 87-year-old woman relives  moment she is punched in face by a teenager
*Van Gaal: I want to stay until the  end
*Revealed: The world's most  dangerous city
*UK weather warnings: Flood ravaged areas to  be hit with 24-hour deluge of rain
*Dragons' Den star met up to 100 women on  Fifty Shades 'sugar daddy' role play site
*The perfume that makes you thin

ENTERTAINMENT
*10 SHOWBIZ SUPER SINGLE LADIES: WHY DIVAS ARE YET TO MARRY - New Telegraph
*A-Court reserves judgement in murder suit against Ibinabo Fiberesima - Vanguard
*Ali Baba Spontaneity Show where no winner takes it all - New Telegraph
*Amber Rose And Her Killer-Curves Hit The Street - IG
*Wiz Khalifa disses Kanye West on stage ' Says F*ck Kanye
*Aunt Viv Doesn't Think Will Smith Deserved An Oscar Nomination Anyway - Huffington Post
*Cassie And Diddy K!ss Passionately And Make-up
*Brooklyn artist Jessica Olah is making 2,340 PB&J sandwiches in five days, for art. - Gawker
*Christina Milian: Did singer hook up with Leonardo DiCaprio back in the day - Pulse
*Diversity Pictures Won't Fix Hollywood's Diversity Problem - Huffington Post
*Dolce And Gabbana $9k Headphones Sold Out In Less Than 24 Hours - Guardian
*Don Jazzy: Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa want Bill Gates to settle their rift - The Cable
*House of Cards Renewed for  Season 5 - E
*Donald Trump to Tucker Carlson: "I Get More Pussy Than You Do" - Gawker
*Donald Trump: Presidential candidate once covered Playboy magazine - Pulse
*Blackface doesn’t consider me his friend anymore – 2face reacts to alleged song theft 'Daily Post
*Lil' Kim Slams Photoshopped  Pics of Her Body: ''The Hate  Is So Real''. - E
*Rob Kardashian Returns to  the Gym, Is Seen With Blac  Chyna Again - E
*Amber Rose No Longer Cares If You Call Her a "Slut" - E

SPORTS
*Australian Open Serena, Djokovic hit final - New Telegraph
*Barcelona dismiss Neymar to Real Madrid rumours - Daily Trust
*Becky Hammon Becomes 1st Female Named to NBA All-Star Coaching Staff - Bleacher Report
*Blow for Man City's title hopes as De Bruyne confirms extended layoff on Twitter - Yahoo
*CAF to inspect PH, Warri stadiums - The Sun
*CHAN 2016: I spent $4,000 on Eagles 'Oliseh - Tribune
*CHAN: Okocha, Ikpeba disagree on Eagles' ouster - Vanguard
*Coe denies knowledge of 2017 world championship 'bribes'- IAAF - Yahoo
*De Bruyne ruled out for 10 weeks - Goal
*De Guzman leaves Napoli for Carpi - Goal
*Doping: UK Athletics pursue lifetime ban - New Telegraph
*Eagles may shun future call ups ' Oliseh - Vanguard
*Emenike undergoes Hammers medical - Vanguard
*Euroleague kings Real conquer Olympiakos again - Yahoo
*I never resigned as Manchester
United coach – Van Gaal 'Daily Post
*Super Eagles CHAN 2016 performance not enough to measure Oliseh – Okocha 'Daily Post
*Ibrahimovic’s agent denies player now highest-paid in France - Daily Post
*Suarez beats Messi, Ronaldo to 30 goals - Daily Post
*CHAN 2016: I spent my own $4,000 on Eagles – Oliseh 'Daily Post
*Emenike set to complete West Ham move - Daily Post

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