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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines (Wednesday, 17 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. Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State laments mass unemployment of Nigerian youths says it is a time bomb waiting to explode for Nigeria which must be urgently looked into.

2. Federal Government on Tuesday said that the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan rail project earlier scheduled for completion by December 2018 might no longer be feasible.

3. Benue elders after the meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa following the killings by Fulani herdsmen in the state says that there is no land to allocate for the federal government proposed cattle colony.

4. Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State said that the state government won’t owe any salary by next three months.

5. President Adama Barrow of Gambia on Tuesday when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja revealed that Buhari was critical to the exit of Ex-President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia.

6. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) reportedly grills Plateau State former Governor, Mr. Jonah Jang.

7. Senate President Bukola Saraki urges Nigerian Senators to stay focused and not to be distracted by 2019 general elections.

8. President Muhammadu Buhari while speaking to the President of Gambia, Adama Barrow, says that Nigerians accept that he is doing his best.

9. The National House of Representatives to probe the National Intelligence Agency over the alleged movement of $44million.

10. Mr. Mustapha Boss, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), urges Nigerian to embrace the spirit of oneness in the interest of national development.

11. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Government of Taraba State, says that the claim by the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, that 800 Fulani were killed in the state was a lie.

12. The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria issues a 14 day ultimatum to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to arrest the perpetrators of the recent killings in Benue State.

13. Federal Government reportedly pays N11billion to beneficiaries of the YouWIN programme.

14. The Federal Capital Territory Development Control Department demolishes property allegedly belonging to former First Lady, Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan.

5. Youths in Jos, Plateau State, resisted the Department of State Service (DSS) as they attempted to arrest Pastor Isa El-Buba, the General Overseer of the Evangelical Outreach Ministries International.

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