Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: January 15

Nigerian newspaper headlines January 15, 2017.

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Punch

Warri, Kaduna refineries record zero production

Two out of Nigeria’s three refineries were completely dormant in November 2016 as they could not refine a drop of crude oil throughout the period.

 

Vanguard

Niger Delta Talks: Osinbajo leads FG delegation to Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers

At  last, the Federal Government talks with Niger Delta stakeholders, including militants, who have been bombing oil assets to draw attention to challenges in the oil region, begin tomorrow.

 

Guardian

Varsity Unions begin warning strike tomorrow

The three non-academic staff unions in the universities, National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), are scheduled to begin a five-day warning strike from tomorrow, Monday.

 

Thisday

FG Invites Ezekwesili, BBOG to Tour of Sambisa Forest

In a move to underline the military’s success in the antiterrorism war in the North-east, the federal government has invited the convener of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, to join a delegation for an assessment tour of Sambisa Forest and other battle spots on Monday, January 16.

 

Leadership

How France Can Help Africa Overcome It’s Challenges – PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partnership between the African continent and France has yielded fruits in so many positive ways but that France can do more to help Africa overcome its challenges.

 

Premium Times

#BringBackOurGirls group gives conditions for joining military on Sambisa tour

The #BringBackOurGirls group has outlined a set of conditions to be met by the Nigerian government before accepting its invitation for a trip into Sambisa forest.

 

The Sun

How gunmen abducted 5 Nigerian-Turkish College students

Fresh facts have emerged on how gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, stormed the Ogun State branch of the Nigerian Turkish International College, NTIC, on Friday night and abducted five students and three members of staff.

 

The Nation

Fresh row over new N7b VP’s residence

With about N6.215billion already spent in eight years on the new official residence of the nation’s Vice President in Abuja, the project remains enmeshed in controversy.

 

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