Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 24th January

Punch

N3bn accounts: EFCC arrests Patience Jonathan’s sister at airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the younger sister to Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, over suspicious payments of N3bn made into her many accounts

Vanguard

Kudos, knocks trail Obasanjo’s advise to Buhari

Alleging gross incompetence in the face of challenges of state, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to sidestep calls for a second term and join him and other former leaders in the rank of statesmen.

Thisday

Akande, Tinubu Hold Secret Talks with Buhari in State House

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and then interim National Chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, Tuesday held a secret meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House.

The Sun

2018 budget: FG votes N5.30bn for grazing reserve devt 

The Federal Government has earmarked N5.30 billion on national grazing reserve development in the 2018 budget which is being considered by the National Assembly. 

Daily Times

PDP May Go Into Extinction,Says Rep Member

Member representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha federal constituency, Edo State, Hon. Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma at the weekend said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will likely go into extinction with the present level of performance of All Progressives Congress(APC)led government

Guardian

Gunmen kill policemen, cart off rifles, others in Bayelsa 

Daredevil gunmen have struck again in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, killing two policemen. The Guardian gathered that the gunmen who attacked a marine police post also went away with rifles of the slain security agents and two 200-horse power engines on their gunboats.

Tribune

The lice of poor performance in government ―OBJ

OBASANJO stated this in an open letter titled “The Way Out A clarion call for Nigeria Movement”, Special Press Statement, made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, on Tuesday, in Abeokuta.

The Nation

Road rehabilitation: Fashola opposes 1% per cent allocation to FERMA

Works, Power & Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola yesterday moved against the Bill seeking to allocate one per cent from the consolidated revenue fund to the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) for the rehabilitation of federal roads.

 

 

 

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