Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 28th December



We’ll ‘overhaul’ Buhari’s budget, say Reps

The House of Representatives said on Sunday that the 2016 budget would require “thorough overhauling” by the National Assembly to bring it in tune with current economic realities.


Ketu Boxing Day Tragedy: How trigger-happy policeman murdered my children – Mother

Lagos—Mrs Beatrice Oyesunle, the 75-year-old mother of the twin brothers who were shot to death by a drunk Mobile Police Sergeant, weekend, alongside their friend, in Ketu area of Lagos, yesterday said the death of her only surviving children had crumbled her world.

The Sun

2.1m persons displaced in North-East –NEMA DG

DIRECTOR General of Na­tional Emergency Manage­ment Agency (NEMA), Alh­aji Mohammed Sani Sidi, has said there are 2.1 million In­ternally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in 34 camps in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.


Osun Assembly minority leader dies

THE Minority Leader of the Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Oladejo
Makinde died yesterday at the age of 48.

Daily Times

Atiku blasts ‘mischief makers’, denies hosting political meetings in Dubai

Former Vice-President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday, raised the alarm that political mischief makers were out to draw a wedge between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, in order to cause needless distrust and distractions in the President’s government.

Daily Trust

APC chieftain allays fear over 2016 budget deficit

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has dismissed the criticism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2016 budget deficit of N2.2 billion is unrealistic.

National Mirror

Police arrest 3 suspects over kidnapping, killing of niece

A crack team of po­lice officers in Imo Command has ar­rested a three-man gang of suspected kidnappers who allegedly abducted, mur­dered and buried a 63-year-old woman, Mrs. Ogor Omereji.


FG’ll Complete Abuja – Kaduna Railway Line In 2016 – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Abuja -Kaduna double gauged line railway will be completed in 2016.

Daily Independent

ISIS: Christian Elders Caution Buhari Against Saudi Coalition

The National Christian Elders Forum, an affiliate group of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN)has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against dragging Nigeria into the Saudi Arabia led Muslim-Arab coalition against ISIS.

Nigerian Pilot

DasukiGate: Ahmadu Ali, Ayu, others in EFCC dragnet

Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDP-PCO, Dr. Ahmadu Ali, is in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC dragnet, and will be quizzed for his alleged involvement in the $2.1billion arms deal saga any moment from now.


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