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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines (Friday, 12 January 2018 Edition)

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Good Morning Nigeria! Here’s our pick on today’s top buzzy stories across major Nigerian Newspapers. We prepare it everyday (Monday – Sunday) specifically for our visitors that enjoys reading Newspapers 🙂. Enjoy!

1. Following the recent killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has revealed that he kicked and warned Governor Samuel Ortom against the implementation of the Benue State Anti-Grazing Law.

2. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Ayuba Wabba, has reportedly handed over protest letter to Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State in solidarity with the over 20,000 teachers sacked by the governor.

3. Igbo and Yoruba leaders reportedly met in Enugu State, call for stronger regional integration and restructuring.

4. Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo (aka Karowei), who allegedly kidnapped and killed a British missionary, Ian Squire and three others in Delta State, has been reportedly arrested.

5. Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent appointment of a northern as the new Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). President Buhari had appointed Mr. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar to replace Ayo Oke who was recently sacked.

6. The Government of Oyo State to support the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on achieving 80% financial inclusion.

7. The President of the Northern Elders Forum, Mr. Paul Unongo, has said that in the Federal Government of Nigeria cannot protect the people of Benue, they will raise an army to protect themselves.

8. Southern Leaders asks Nigerian Government to declare Fulani herdsmen terrorists.

9. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) plans to utilize the power of social media to tackle President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) government.

10. Ahead of 2019 General Election, Mr. Abiodun Faleke who is a strong loyalist to the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Bola Tinubu, and a former Buhari Campaign Coordinator for Lagos State, says that President Muhammadu Buhari may lose in Kogi State.

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