Nigeria: Today’s Newspaper Headlines [27 December, 2016]

Below are some of the headlines in some selected Nigerian Dailies for today, Tuesday, December 27, 2016

PUNCH
N’Assembly to re-work N7.29tn budget –Reps spokesman
FG to end drug hawking August 1
Our people undergoing hardship –APC
EFCC to spend N6.13bn on new head office
Nigeria loses N94bn to gas flaring in four months
SON to destroy N400m worth of substandard tyres
NERC fines Afam Power, Eko Disco N66.6m
External reserves rise further, now $25.4bn
Power generating firms perform below 30% – Report
Death toll in Kaduna killings hits 11, soldiers arrest two
Buhari playing into enemies’ hands, says Jibrin
Stop Southern Kaduna killings, PDP, CD, CAN urge Buhari
My predecessors left with 22 police vehicles –Arase
Govt creates website to reduce vehicle seizure
Businessman arrested for N165m forex scam
FG must stop funding NFF –Ezeugo
Gunmen kill four grandchildren, nine others in Delta, Rivers
Robbers attack Calabar Christmas Village, rob Kiss Daniel
Ritual killers attack Lagos family, murder siblings

THE NATION:
Army chief: Boko Haram fighter arrested in Lagos
Alleged N25b scam: EFCC rejects ex-governor’s settlement terms
MTN pays N80b of N330b fine
New rules: NSE in frenzy for January changeover
NDE trains 23,512 in vocational schemes
CBN, Heritage Bank provide N2b agric loan to Triton Aqua Africa
Judges’ prosecution can’t end judicial corruption, says ex-Ekiti AG
Obaseki, deputy play Santa Claus at IDPs’ Christmas party
Ex-appointees beg Ortom for severance pay
NHRC, police pledge improved collaboration to end rights abuses
Olubadan to battle One million boys
N140m for ex-Ekiti council officials
Three die in herdsmen attack on Niger communities
Eight killed as gunmen invade Rivers community
Lagos to mark 50th anniversary with new roads
Troops to train in Sambisa forest, says Buratai
NULGE hails Supreme Court’s verdict on elected council chiefs
Troops arrest youths with ammunitions in Kaduna
Woman stabs husband to death over Christmas allowance

VANGUARD
FG to fight militancy, insurgency with N29bn
S-East Pensioners Oppose Okorocha’s 60% Pension Slash
Power: Zungeru project to add 700MW to the national grid – Fashola
Ughelli plant to generate 25% of Nigeria’s power
Nigeria imports 18bn litres of PMS in one year
Delta Community Protests Govt’s Alleged Plan To Impose Monarch
NMA Gives Kogi Govt 21-Day Ultimatum Over Arrears
Labour Lauds S’Court Judgment Over Govs’ Arbitrary Sack Of LG Chiefs
Guinness Nigeria to seek shareholders’ nod for N40bn Rights Issue
Freed Chibok Girls Unable To Spend Christmas With Families
Students Body Pledges Support For Obiano In 2017
Group Renews Call For Merger Of Igbo Parties
Delta Nurses On Strike Over Manpower Shortage
Commercial quantity of coal discovered in Sokoto

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