Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: January 11

Nigerian newspaper headlines January 11, 2017.

Nigerian newspaper headlines January 11


Emirates cancels flight after snake was found in plane

A Dubai-based airline, Emirates, on Monday said one of its flights from Muscat, Oman, to the UAE was cancelled the previous day after a snake was spotted slithering in the cargo hold.



N510bn bail-out funds: FG begins audit of govs

The Federal Government is set to commence an audit of the utilization of Federal Governments bail-out funds to state governments amounting to about N510 billion last year.



Jonathan distances self from Malabu Oil deal

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied media reports that he received gratification before approving the controversial Malabu Oil deal.



FG Seeks $400m World Bank Loan to Rebuild North East

The federal government tuesday said it was seeking about $400 million World Bank loan to rebuild the North-east of the country, where Boko Haram terrorists had destroyed many of its infrastructure and social system.



2017 Budget Will Bring Nigeria Out Of Recession – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has expressed optimism that the 2017 budget would lead the country out of its current economic recession.


Premium Times

Gambia: Jammeh seeks reconciliation, appoints mediator with Barrow

A day after the country’s Supreme Court advised an out-of-court settlement, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has appointed a mediator to liaise between him and the President-elect Adama Barrow.


The Sun

Trump to attend Nigeria’s oil, gas roadshow in US

President-elect of the United States of America (USA), Mr. Donald Trump, is billed to attend a roadshow being put together by the Federal Government as part of efforts to attract investment into the sector, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said.


The Nation

Obama visits Chicago: Defends legacy, democracy in farewell speech

U.S. President Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago on Tuesday to defend his legacy.

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