Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 19th January

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Punch

Crisis brews in PDP over arms probe

A fresh crisis is brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party as some national officers of the party have called on the party’s Acting Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Alhaji Haliru Bello, and others to step down with immediate effect.

Vanguard

Militants give condition to stop bombings in N/Delta

Abuja — Top militant leaders, who have been causing havoc in the Niger Delta and major oil depots in the South-West, have laid out conditions under which they would stop the renewed bombing of oil installations and embrace peace.

The Sun

Nigeria’s reserves drop $445.4m, as oil plunges to $27.74 bbl

Nigeria’s foreign reserves witnessed another $445.4million drop yesterday as the price of crude oil fell below $28.74 its lowest point for 13 years on concerns over worsening supply glut after sanctions on Iran were lifted last week.

Thisday

Lassa Fever: Ondo Urges FG to Provide Rapid Test Kits

As Nigeria battles with the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak currently ravaging 12 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) the federal government has been advised to provide rapid test kits to detect the disease on the spot.

Daily Times

Army moves to rebuild destroyed N’East villages – GOC

The Nigerian Army has said that it was gradually moving into the phase of reconstruction in the north-eastern part of the country, where troops had engaged Boko Haram insurgents since 2011.

Guardian

Crude oil price plunges to $27.67 per barrel

The turmoil in the international oil market may be far from easing as the crude oil price plunged below $28 per barrel yesterday.

Daily Trust

Call for Buhari’s impeachment joke of the year – Senate

The Senate yesterday described the call for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the missing budget as the biggest joke of the year. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had at the peak of the controversy of the missing budget, last week, called for the impeachment of Buhari.

National Mirror

Africa already suffering from effect of climate change– Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari today in Abu Dhabi called for greater global cooperation against the devastating effects of climate change to avert disaster for the human race in the 21st century.

Leadership

Dasukigate: ‘Those Who Steal In Billions Should Be Executed’

The minority leader, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Umar Barde has advocated for the execution of persons who stole billions of naira of the country’s wealth.

The Nation

55 public officials on trial for alleged N1.34tr fraud

Fifty-five privileged Nigerians stole  N1.34 trillion from the  treasury between 2006 and 2013, the Federal Government said yesterday.

Tribune

How we exposed discrepancies in 2016 budget – Ndume says presidency will withdraw doctored

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SENATE leader, Senator Ali Ndume, on Monday, said due diligence and integrity checks carried out by the Senate led to the discovery of the doctored 2016 budget.

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