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Here are the major headlines for Friday, February 2, 2018


  • ‘No insurance benefits for slain policemen’s relatives since 2016’
  • How Osinbajo’s panel on herdsmen killings can succeed
  • Court affirms Senate power to reject Magu
  • Naira to remain stable as dollar demand weakens
  • Buhari nominates Adamu as CBN deputy governor
  • Buhari ignored federal character in security chiefs’ appointments —Obasanjo
  • Man cuts off cousin’s manhood in Niger
  • Erratic power supply not reason why economy isn’t growing – Fashola
  • There is a plan to attack Taraba in 10 days – Governor …says state buried 63 victims in one day
  • Assassins kill businessman, dump corpse in car
  • Lagos residents jailed for illegal dumping of refuse
  • We can beat Morocco to win our first CHAN title – Eagles
  • Tributes pour in for Ekwueme at Anambra commendation service
  • Nigerian prisons turn inmates to animals — Osinbajo
  • Suspended SEC DG, Gwarzo, allegedly paid N1.7bn to workers without approvalMan cuts off cousin’s manhood in Niger
  • Assassins kill businessman, dump corpse in car
  • Lagos residents jailed for illegal dumping of refuse
  • Chemist accused of molesting eight-year-old pays N150,000 to settle case
  • Man caught with human skull in Ogun
  • Truck kills corps member, two others in Kubwa, Abuja
  • Fire ravages Katsina farms, kills cows, goats
  • Pastors’ death: Court remands killer driver in prison
  • Osun NULGE chairman dies in midnight fire
  • ‘Fresh PDP’ faction sets up parallel NWC
  • Vote in the right leaders, ex-gov Ibori tells electorate
  • Corrupt elements opposing Buhari’s second term bid – CACOL
  • Oyinlola, Duke unveil Obasanjo’s coalition, APC says no shaking
  • We’re afraid, 2019 elections may not be credible — PDP
  • We’re running a bastardised federal structure, says Oyegun




  • Court Upholds Senate’s Power of Confirmation
  • A’Ibom Leaders Warn Against Reintroduction of Onshore-Offshore Dichotomy
  • Osinbajo C’ttee: Criminals Have Hijacked Herders’ Killings to Make Money
  • Nigeria, Niger Sign Pact to Build Refinery in Katsina in 60…
  • Buhari Sends Edward Adamu’s Name for Senate Confirmation as CBN Dep Governor
  • More Facts Emerge on Why Panel Recommended SEC DG’s Dismissal
  • Anambra Stands Still for Ekwueme as Markets, Businesses, Schools, Others Close
  • Civil Society Group: Why We Joined CNM
  • $1bn Insurgency Fund: House Orders Audit of Excess Crude Account
  • Restructuring: Jonathan Calls For Implementation of Confab Report
  • Calabar-based Radio Station Marks Anniversary
  • Union Disrupts Caverton, Bristow Operations in Lagos
  • New Toll Tariffs Take Effect at Lekki and Ikoyi Plazas
  • Ortom Calls for Assistance for 100,000 Displaced Persons in Benue
  • IG Orders Police CPs to Disband Militia, Vigilante Groups
  • Nigeria’s First Private Medical University Calls for Admissions
  • NCC Yet to Receive Notice on 9mobile Preferred Bidder
  • Lawyers Docked for Falsehood, Forgery, Impersonation in Murder Case
  • Senator Marafa’s Political Career is Finished, Says Yari
  • House C’ttee Orders Public Complaints Commission to Refund N27m to Federation Account
  • Cattle Colony, Invitation to Anarchy, Say Okun Professionals
  • Ajimobi, Alaafin Reject Cattle Colony, Say It’s Modern Slavery
  • Budget Envelope System Slowing Down Boko Haram Fight, Says Buratai
  • Port Harcourt Prison Has 5,000 Inmates Instead of 800, Says Osinbajo
  • Lagos City Marathon 2018: LASTMA Announces Traffic Diversion
  • Orji Kalu: Court Okays Lawyer as Prosecution Witness
  • FG Backs SON on Introduction of PAM
  • Telcos Get New Interconnect Rate March 1
  • Obaseki Appeals for Re-opening of NNPC Benin Depot
  • Nigerian Firm Set to Unveil Fumeless Car, Generator
  • Villagers Petition Sultan over Imposition of Outsider as Village Head
  • Egua sets up The Bridge, Quits Frontiersnews
  • Fashola: Poor Power Supply Not Reason Nigeria’s Isn’t Industralised



The Nation

  • Buhari’s $1bn request to fight Boko Haram divides Reps
  • Magu: Lawyers differ following court ruling
  • Only true federalism can liberate Nigeria — Ajimobi
  • Herdsmen /farmers violence: NEC to visit affected states for consultations
  • Court grants leave to IGP to appeal ruling on his fundamental right suit
  • Buhari’s $1bn request to fight Boko Haram divides Reps
  • Full Text: Letter by President Buhari to Senate President Saraki on Benue killings
  • Buhari to youths: watch character of aspirants
  • Coalition for Nigeria: Obasanjo stole our idea
  • Governor: There is a threat to attack Taraba in 10 days
  • Senate renews push for Magu’s ouster
  • I will appeal, says plaintiff Ojaomo
  • Osinbajo panel to meet Miyetti Allah
  • Oyo CJ to reassign Olubadan’s case against Ajimobi
  • Magu: I don’t expect judgment to stand – Sagay
  • Concerns over fate of North’s dry ports
  • Olofa stool: Victorious ruling house ready for dialogue
  • Buhari, Obj and 2019
  • How Dickson spent N50b on health sector
  • Freeing Rivers from the Don Wannys of this world
  • Youths rally as Dickson rolls out N1b to develop Jonathan’s area
  • 2018 World Cup: Nigeria Breweries promise to sponsor Super Eagles in Russia
  • Chelsea stunned 3-0 at home by buoyant Bournemouth
  • Tottenham win over Manchester United in front of record crowd
  • Buhari hails Super Eagles for defeating Sudan
  • Nigerian Youth Coaches set for 2nd Edition of the NPFL-LaLiga Coaching Clinic
  • Breaking: Nigeria to Face Morocco in CHAN 2018 Final
  • Westphal, others for Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon



The Sun

  • Nigeria gets €26.5m EU grant for electoral process
  • Lassa fever: Obaseki releases N100m for 4 dialysis machines, ventilators
  • Boko Haram: Reps divided over $1bn insurgency fund
  • No Samsung phones, Nike uniforms for North Koreans as sanctions cloud Olympic perks
  • S. to impose arms embargo on South Sudan to end conflict – sources
  • Kabila to name successor July
  • 2019: Cross River South adopts Ayade
  • Secondus calls for urgent review of security network
  • Between Deltans, Okowa and APC
  • NOVA Merchant Bank debuts, promises innovation
  • Why building collapse won’t stop in Nigeria
  • Customs raises ‘strike force’ to monitor corrupt officers
  • AWC: Adekuoroye hails Wike
  • Ezenwa ruled out of CHAN 2018 final
  • …DStv, GOtv to broadcast Morocco, Nigeria match
  • Garlands for a diligent public servant
  • Herdsmen’s Killing: IGP declares war on militias, vigilantes
  • Ekwueme: Praises for ex-VP at commendation service
  • Ekwueme: Exit of a selfless leader
  • Ahead of Lagos Marathon, LASTMA to divert traffic from race routes
  • My ‘Third Force’ not political party –Obasanjo
  • Eulogy to Ekwueme
  • No rift with Wike, says deputy
  • Nigeria under Buhari failed state –Nwabueze
  • Senate right on Magu’s rejection –Court




  • Lack Of Adequate Funds, Frustrating Fight Against Boko Haram —Buratai
  • Religious Extremism And Global Genocide
  • AMNESTY: Militants In Showdown With Ondo Govt
  • Ex-Militant Leaders Allege Hijack Of Amnesty Programme By Northern Politicians
  • 49 Year Old Abuja Civil Servant Reveals 3 Ways Nigerian Men Can Last 25minutes In Bed, Get More Stronger Erections Without Using Viagra!
  • Buhari, Winston Churchill And Obasanjo
  • Remove Magu Now, Senate Tells Buhari
  • Obasanjo Launches Coalition, Explains Why He Didn’t Ignore Buhari At AU Summit
  • Buhari’s $1bn Request To Fight Boko Haram Divides Reps
  • Fear In Calabar As Businessman Beaten To Death
  • ATTACKS: OPU, SWETT Express Worry Over Fulani Herdsmen Menace
  • Updated: Senate Probes Outbreak Of Lassa Fever In 14 States
  • Intervene In Benue Bloodbath, Tiv Leader Begs Int’l Community
  • If You Want To Have Stronger Erection & Last Upto 38 Minutes During S3x. Here Are The Foods To Avoid……#
  • PDP Chieftain Faults Osinbajo On Alleged Comment About Herdsmen Menace
  • Killer Of Ondo Headteacher, Assistant Docked
  • Man Cuts Off 12-Yr-Old Cousin’s Manhood In Niger
  • Ezenwa’s good, but Enyeama’s needed – Amun
  • CHAN: We can beat Morocco, Eagles’ coach dreams big
  • AWC: Adekuoroye hails Wike
  • RUSSIA 2018: Nigeria game’ll set tone for Croatia – Coach Dalic
  • Ajiboye not in Rohr’s World Cup plan
  • Romantic comedy ‘Bachelor’s Eve’ set for February release
  • Churchill stops son from featuring in Tonto Reality TV Show
  • Ourmumudondo: Nigerian needs mental and ballot revolution – Charly Boy
  • My music speaks reality just like Duncan Mighty’s
  • Celebrity DJ, Cuppy gives scholarship to 10 indigent




  • Nigeria may lose N500 billion yearly to new cargo policy
  • NNPC plans PPP model for pipeline infrastructure
  • NOVA Merchant Bank debuts, targets investment, advisory deals
  • FG sets up mediation team for talks with Miyetti Allah
  • Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Copa del Rey semi-finals
  • 4th batch of 465 Nigerian returnees arrive Port Harcourt
  • Buhari’s $1bn request to fight Boko Haram divides Reps
  • What Coalition for Nigerian Movement stands to achieve – Obasanjo
  • Paucity of funds frustrating anti- insurgency war, says Buratai
  • Jonathan, Dickson others seek implementation of restructuring report
  • Governor distances self from killings in Zamfara
  • Aubameyang can cure Arsenal’s need for speed
  • Top-four battle heats up for Premier League’s big spenders
  • Mabo frowns as NFF moves to ‘phase out’ old Super Falcons players
  • Unstoppable Nigeria powerlifters get peak lift
  • Chukwu tips CHAN Eagles on how to beat Atlas Lions
  • Sports Ministry trims Commonwealth Games’ squad
  • Deutsche Bank shares slump as US tax reforms sap 2017 result
  • Dangote Cement, Unilever, others lift NSE indices by N59 billion
  • FAAN evacuates abandoned planes, installs cameras at Lagos airport
  • Osun council election and challenge to status quo
  • The people are in trouble when the leaders are lost
  • Ekiti APC holds rally for Buhari’s second term




  • NULGE chairman dies in fire incident in Osun
  • LETTER: What President Buhari told Bukola Saraki on Benue killings
  • Obasanjo registers membership as Coalition for Nigeria launches in Ogun
  • We know governors we will vote out if… ―NLC President
  • Buhari nominates Adamu as CBN deputy governor
  • The Paddy Adenuga story: ‘How I tried to buy Chevron Netherlands at 29’
  • kaduna teachers NLC
  • We will verify certificates of 25,000 newly recruited teachers in Kaduna ―SUBEB Chairman
  • Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi
  • No land for cattle colony in Oyo State ―Ajimobi
  • Why we’re taking free health campaign to citizens —Fayose
  • Oyo Assembly mourns road accident victims
  • Lagos Assembly screens, confirms Ambode’s commissioner-nominees
  • Man with human head in police net
  • Benue Govt places N50 million ransom on state terror gang leader, Gana
  • Man with human head in police net
  • Benue Govt places N50 million ransom on state terror gang leader, Gana
  • Four Fulani herdsmen arrested with arms in Ondo
  • Woman bags 4 months imprisonment for stealing cell phone
  • Man receives 6 lashes for causing public nuisance
  • Court remands killer driver to prison in Ondo
  • Gunmen kill 7 in fresh attack in Kaduna
  • Saudi, UAE envoys bid to end standoff in Yemen’s Aden
  • WWII bomb defuses in Hong Kong forcing busy commercial district into lock-down
  • FBI challenges White House over explosive Russia case memo
  • Myanmar court denies bail to Reuters journalists held under secrecy law
  • Bayelsa Revenue body decries corporate bodies’ attitude to tax payment
  • Manufacturing sector expanded slowly in January ―CBN
  • Rice Smuggling: FG to stop Customs from raiding markets
  • Fidelity Bank receives BCMS certification to mitigate risk





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