Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 10th January


Herdsmen killings: Buhari orders IG to relocate to Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately relocate to Benue State to prevent further loss of lives and forestall the crisis in the state from escalating and spreading.


LIBYA: ISIS fighters may be masquerading as Nigerian returnees, security expert alerts FG

President  of Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria,  AISSON Dr. Ona Ekhomu, yesterday, advised the Federal Government and security agencies to be on the alert and investigate returnees from Libya who claimed to be Nigerians, with a view to preventing   ISIS fighters from infiltrating the country.

The Sun

We won’t take part in Delta LG poll rerun – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, on Monday, said it woukd not participate in Tuesday’ s Local Government election rerun in Ughelli North and Ethiope East Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.


Protect Rivers People or Resign, Amaechi Tells Wike

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has called on the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to make a commitment to protect the lives and property of the Rivers people or resign from his position.

Daily Times

Killings: Buhari, APC leaders are confused, should be ashamed –Adebanjo

JANUARY 8, 2018 A chieftain of Afenifere, the Yoruba social political organisation, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has weighed in on the recent killings by Fulani Herdsmen in Benue State, declaring that the President is ‘Confused’ and ‘should be ashamed of himself’.


Atiku demands N200b damages, retraction from Unongo

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has threatened to take legal action against a chieftain of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Paul Unongo, for alleging that he (Atiku) is a financier of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria.

Daily Trust

Fayose became governor by accident — Niyi Adebayo

A former governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, says Ayodele Fayose became governor again by accident.


El-Zakzaky ‎followers protest in Abuja, clash with police at NASS  

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), protesting against the continued detention of their leader, clashed with the police at the National Assembly Complex on Monday.


We Didn’t Clear NABDA DG – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, said it has not cleared the director general of National Biotechnology Development Development Agency, Prof Lucy Ogbadu over allegation of criminal impropriety.

The Nation

16 governors offer five hectares each for cattle colonies

The cattle colony project – the government’s antidote to the herdsmen-farmers crisis that has claimed many lives – will begin immediately. Sixtheen governors have offered five hectares of land each for the project.