Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [01 December, 2016]



Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Thursday, December 01, 2016.

  • Defection: PDP senators protest, stage walkout

  • NCC bows, suspends data tariff hike

  • CCT relocates to A’Ibom for trial of 50 public officers

  • Why I didn’t recognise Tinubu in my victory speech – Akeredolu

  • 2017 budget ready for presentation to NASS –FG

  • Reps summon Fashola over $94.4m power assets sale

  • Why FG won’t take over PHCs, by Adewole

  • Umahi presents N127.2bn 2017 budget
  • Pro-Jonathan protest rocks Enugu

  • I may dump PDP in 2018 – Fayose

  • We’re unsure of end to militancy in N’Delta – FG

  • Female corps member dies in Bayelsa camp

  • Ericsson sacks 160 Nigerian workers, takes jobs to India

  • Oil soars above $51 as OPEC agrees deal

  • Navy destroys 22 illegal refineries in Rivers

  • FG to probe banks over stamp duty collection

  • Solewant Nigeria invests $15m in coating plant

  • Nigeria’s first largest visiting vessel berths in Lagos

  • BoI disburses N5bn to SMES in agro-processing sector

  • Why I omitted Tinubu from my victory speech – Akeredolu

  • PDP senators stage a walkout over Ondo lawmaker’s defection

  • 5,440 died in 9,734 road crashes in 2015 – FRSC

  • How we escaped plane crash – Lawmaker, journalist

  • Fraud: A’court orders fresh trial of ex-Lagos speaker, Ikuforiji

  • Sagay panel attacks labour leaders, says they’re corrupt

  • Ex-UNILAG beggar becomes lawyer, thanks PUNCH

  • Reps want single term for acting president, gov

  • ‘Engineers don’t blow up pipelines’

  • Stowaway dies on Arik’s flight to S’Africa

  • El-Rufai, a dubious progressive, says Shehu Sani

  • INEC gives Akeredolu Certificate of Return

  • APC gets new spokesperson today

  • Ogunlewe resigns as FUNAAB’s pro-chancellor

  • Bailout: Assembly tackles Senate over plan to probe Aregbesola

  • ‘Why Amosun proposed N60bn road project’


  • Outcry forces NCC to suspend data tariff hike

  • OPEC exempts Nigeria in 1.2m bpd production cut

  • Probe: Youths accuse Fed Govt of disgracing Jonathan

  • Ambode: we’ll soon disburse N25b employment fund

  • Mimiko to inaugurate 100 projects

  • Fed Govt removes NTDC DG Mbanefo

  • Man caught with heroin at airport four days after wedding

  • Dogara: sack governors who hijack council funds

  • OPEC exempts Nigeria in 1.2m bpd production cut

  • School supervisor held for ‘defiling’ pupil, 2

  • Nigeria third in global poor sanitation access, says report

  • FEC approves transmission of 2017 budget estimate to National Assembly

  • Umahi presents N127.2b appropriation bill for 2017

  • Ondo senator causes row in Senate over defection

  • Electricity Regulatory Commission chair nominee turns down offer

  • BRT drivers embark on warning strike over salary

  • CBN scam: Trial stalled by prosecution

  • Final year student’s death sparks row

  • CCT to try 50 public officers in Akwa Ibom

  • Ikosi residents block firm’s gate over two-month blackout

  • SSANU: sack FUNNAB VC, governing council

  • Ecobank appeals judge’s refusal to recuse self in Honeywell’s suit


  • We’re Addressing Recession With Wrong Tools —CBN

  • We Have Big Plans For Women Mechanics, Drivers In Edo, Says Obaseki

  • Communities Liberated From Boko Haram Suffering Humanitarian Crisis —UN

  • FG Disowns NCC, Telecoms Operators On Tariff Hike

  • NASS wants financial autonomy for LGAs, state assemblies

  • Akopobolokemi: EFCC operative admits making conflicting statements

  • Monarch Drags Obiano, 3 Others To Court Over Certificate Of Recognition

  • Benue’ll outlaw open grazing—Speaker

  • APCON begins crack down on unlicensed ad practitioners

  • Ndigbo hated in Nigeria, Ukiwe, Anya, others lament

  • World AIDS Day: 72,000 adolescents living with HIV in Lagos — LSACA

  • Delta Govt Assures On Devt Agenda

  • Music Meets Art As Uwaifo Holds Exhibition In Lagos



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