Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th January

New Telegraph

Fuel crisis’ll end in 18 months –Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday, fore-closed immediate end to the fuel crisis in the country.

Daily Times

Lagos CP: How Badoo cult members hypnotise victims 

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr Edgal Imohimi, has disclosed how three arrested Badoo suspects hypnotised and smashed their victims’ head while asleep.


Court jails mother for attempted sale of twins

A Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court has sentenced to 10 months in jail, Salima Lawal, who was arrested for attempting to sell her 32-day-old twins for N350,000 in December last year.


Herdsmen kill woman, destroy 200-acre farmlands in Ondo 

A middle-aged mother, Patience Salami, was hacked to death by herdsmen, with some body parts missing, in Arodoye community, in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State.

The Sun

Plateau: Lalong, a failure -Daika

Former member of the House of Representatives and former speaker, Plateau State House of Assembly, George Daika, in this interview said with President Muhammadu Buhari running on the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would have an easy ride to the villa next year. This is even as he described the Plateau state governor a failure.

Daily Trust

Buhari’s second term: PDP asks Amaechi to resign as minister

PDP has demanded that transport minister Rotimi Amaechi resign his portfolio as he was said to have been appointed director-general of President Muhammadu Buhari”s second term ‎campaign.


Police parade traffickers who used Ekiti dep gov’s name to con victims to Libya

Ekiti State Police Command has paraded two suspects, who allegedly dropped the deputy governor, Professor Kolapo Olusola’s name to con unsuspecting victims to Libya slave camp.

The Nation

Fuel price stays at N145, says Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has denied news reports that the Federal Government was planning to jack up the pump price of petrol, at present fixed at N145 per litre.






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