Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: January 4

Nigerian newspaper headlines January 4, 2017.

Nigerian newspaper headlines January 4

Punch

Apc, Fayose Disagree Over N5,000 Payment To The Poor

The All Progressives Congress and the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, have disagreed over the commencement of the payment of N5,000 to about one million poor and vulnerable Nigerians by the Federal Government.

 

Vanguard

FG to announce board appointments, as Osinbajo vets list

Barring any last minute delay, Federal Government is to release the names of board members of federal agencies, boards and ministries.

 

Guardian

Government to spend N270 billion for repair of 50 bridges

The Federal Government plans to spend N270 billion for maintenance, repair and restoration of over 50 bridges across the country in the next three years.Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, disclosed this yesterday while inspecting the rehabilitation works on the Lagos ring road bridge abutment and approach ramp to the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

 

Thisday

Senate to Investigate Southern Kaduna Killings, Army to Set up Unit in Area

Senate President Bukola Saraki, has said that the senate would commence an investigation into the latest killings in southern Kaduna.

 

Leadership

Land Import Ban: 10,000 Vehicles Trapped At Seme, Idiroko Borders

Importers and clearing agents operating at the nation’s border posts have raised the alarm that over 10,000 new and used vehicles are trapped at the Idiroko and Seme borders in the southern part of the country due to the federal government’s policy banning the importation of vehicles through the land borders.

 

Premium Times

Veteran Yoruba actress, Toyin Majekodunmi, to be buried in March

The family and colleagues of the veteran Nigerian actress, Toyin Majekodunmi, popularly known as Iya Kike, who died on Monday, have agreed on March 2 and 3, 2017 for her burial.

 

The Sun

New UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres starts work

Antonio Guterres cheerfully walked into the United Nations on Tuesday to officially assume his position as secretary-general.

 

The Nation

Ex-NYSC DG begs Obaseki to reinstate deposed monarch

A former Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Dr. John Abhuere, has urged Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to reinstate the Onojie of Uromi, HRH Anslem Eidenogie II.

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