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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, February 1, 2018

ThisDay

  • NIA Directors Write House, Say New DG is a Misfit
  • Oyinlola, Others Lead Charge as Obasanjo’s Third Force Unveils Coalition Movement
  • FG Blames Constrained Oil Output for Stagnant ECA
  • The Wedding Party 2 Turns a Profit as Producer Reveals Movie….
  • FG Considers New Performance Mgt Framework for Revenue Agencies
  • Rich Folks are Fleeing London, Lagos, Wealth Report Shows
  • Sack the Cabal in Your Cabinet Now, Sagay Tells Buhari
  • NJC Suspends Abia Acting CJ, Queries Him for Accepting Illegal Appointment
  • Dogara Insists Heightened Killings Portray Faulty Security System
  • Senate Directs IG to Provide Security for Kwankwaso’s Kano Visit
  • Chinese Investors Set to Commence Work on N2.1tn Brass Fertilizer Plant
  • Allegation of Corruption, Nepotism Trail Immigration Promotion Exercise
  • APC to Seek Input of Opposition Parties on Restructuring
  • Suicide Bombers Attack IDP Camp, Kill Five in Borno
  • Herdsmen Kill Kinsman in Plateau, Rustle 15 Cows, 14 Sheep
  • Anambra Wears New Look for Ekwueme’s Burial
  • Mass Redeployment Hits BCOS as Oyo Govt Eyes Feat of Arise TV, Others
  • EFCC Seeks to Tender Document Claiming Suswam Tampered with Prosecution Witness
  • Kogi Assembly May Vote against Local Government Autonomy
  • Containerised Truck Detaches, Kills Toddler, Three Others
  • UN Launches $157mi Appeal Fund for Boko Haram Victims
  • Osinbajo: Nigeria to Spend $3.1bn on Identity Mgt Infrastructure
  • Fowler to Tax Defaulters: Take Advantage of VAIDS, Avoid Prosecution
  • Court Adjourns Trial of Fani-Kayode, Others to Feb.28
  • Traditional Rulers Laud Wike for People-oriented Projects
  • Sound Court Judgments Will Boost Foreign Direct Investments, Says Shippers Council
  • NNPC Asks Subsidiary to Build More Downstream Pipelines With Private Partners
  • 2019: PRP Reviews Party Constitution, Says Party Ready for Merger
  • Police Shot Dead Armed Fulani Herdsman in Nasarawa
  • Trailer Crushes Head Teacher, Assistant To Death
  • Sokoto Assembly Passes N220.5bn Appropriation Bill
  • EFCC Arraigns Ex-NMA Boss, Five Others for Alleged Stealing, Conspiracy
  • Nigeria, Israel Review MoU on Agricultural Cooperation

(www.thisdaylive.co)

 

Tribune

  • Soyinka, Anyaoku, Ezekwesili, Bakare, others, launch Third Force Movement February
  • Senate President tasks police on crime control
  • BREAKING: Two suicide bombers die near Dalori camp
  • APC’s report on restructuring, a deception ―PDP
  • Senate invites IGP over failure to arrest Benue killing suspects
  • Reps to probe lottery operators
  • IPMAN to commence building $3bn refinery
  • Commissioner bemoans attitude of professional beggars in Enugu
  • Reps move to decongest prisons
  • Lawmaker drums support for Buhari
  • Ekwueme burial: Anambra govt declares Thursday public holiday
  • Why we cannot reduce varsity fees now ―Amosun
  • Lekki toll review: No increase in transport fare —NURTW
  • 2019: Obasanjo’s men storm Abuja
  • Pharmacist docked for alleged N15.8m fraud
  • Man docked for alleged conspiracy, theft
  • Businessman charged with N11m fraud
  • Printer in court over alleged theft of newspapers worth N2,500
  • George Weah vows to change Liberia’s citizenship laws
  • Kenya TV stations to remain off-air after Odinga ‘inauguration’
  • Trump greet union with open hand and a clenched fist
  • Rat filmed ‘enjoying a shower like a human’
  • 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

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

The Sun

  • NEMA confirms 4 killed, 44 wounded in Maiduguri IDPs blasts
  • Ultimatum on Benue killings : Senate summons IGP
  • The Sun Awards credible, prestigious – Ambode, Man of the Year winner
  • Royal fathers laud Wike over people-oriented projects
  • Eulogy for Ekwueme at commendation service
  • Oyinlola unveils agenda of Coalition for Nigeria
  • Cabals are your problem, Sagay tells Buhari
  • How to escape Lassa fever
  • Why FG earmarked N4.9bn for Presidential Villa –Akabueze
  • Wrecked by Boko Haram
  • Ekiti, Osun guber: INEC plans electronic collation, transmission of results
  • NEMA confirms 4 killed, 44 wounded in Maiduguri IDPs blasts
  • Ultimatum on Benue killings : Senate summons IGP
  • ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ not coming to Nigeria, but learn about it anyway
  • S.: Train carrying Republican lawmakers on retreat crashes
  • Zimbabwe elections body condemns voter intimidation as polls loom
  • Strong statement from Buhari’ll end herdsmen killings -Okowa
  • Herdsmen’s attacks: Don’t make Buhari scapegoat –Ajomale
  • FIRS generates N4.03trn revenue
  • Why FG earmarked N4.9bn for Presidential Villa –Akabueze
  • World’s leading cement , concrete companies launch Global Cement & Concrete Association
  • Russia 2018: Impressive figures mark tickets sales
  • CHAN 2018: Ajiboye takes Eagles to final
  • African Wrestling Championship: Wike sure venue will be ready for event
  • Fayemi blocking N11bn Ekiti debt payment – Fayose

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • Eagles beat Sudan 1-0, qualify for CHAN final
  • ‘Third Force’ launches in Abuja, considers political party status
  • British-American actress, Sienna Miller, urges support for North East IDPs
  • Headteacher, assistant crushed to death
  • $2.20bn arms deal: Zuma asks prosecutors to drop graft charges
  • Ekiti monarch seeks FG’s assistance to rebuild burnt student’s hostel
  • Sagay urges Buhari to sack cabal in presidency
  • Pastor nabbed for allegedly raping seven-year-old girl
  • Baby, three others die as truck-head falls into Ogun river
  • Conte under pressure as Bournemouth shock Chelsea
  • Mourinho slams his flops as quick-fire Spurs rock United
  • Nigeria’s first ever Winter Olympians gear up for games
  • Fans request for 4.9m tickets ahead random selection draws
  • I’m happy to reunite with my friend Micki at Arsenal, says Aubameyang
  • Siasia stadium good enough for Eagles, Agali assures Nigerians
  • The threat by Niger Delta Avengers
  • Nokian targets African market with new tyre technology
  • Shell profit soars on higher oil prices
  • Nokia widens losses in 2017
  • January PMI index records slow growth, says CBN
  • ‘Third Force’: Getting it right
  • The decline of Nigerian female politicians
  • Alex Ekwueme: Earth to earth
  • The people are in trouble when the leaders are lost
  • Ekiti APC holds rally for Buhari’s second term
  • Centre urges vigilance by Nigerians in 2019 poll
  • Kendrick Lamar Reveals “Black Panther” Tracklist
  • Octavia Spencer Plans To Buy Out Mississippi Screening Of “Black Panther”
  • In the Spirit of “World Hijab Day”

(www.guardian.ng)

 

Vanguard

  • Killing of 7: Gov Ortom slams curfew on Gboko
  • Emirates Airline Insists 71 Year Old Ukesone Had To Be Restrained
  • UK, EU Set For Clash Over Citizens’ Rights During Transition
  • Senate To Summon IGP Over Benue, Kwankwanso
  • Edo Goes After Cannabis Farmers, Strengthens Partnership With NDLEA
  • Late Ekwueme Was A Deputy I Trusted – Shagari
  • CHAN: Ensure You Bring The Trophy To Nigeria, Dalung Begs Super Eagles
  • CHAN: Maikaba Tips Nigeria To Lift Trophy
  • Media Consultant Challenges Obasanjo To Public Debate Over Buhari’s 2019 Bid
  • 2019: APC Pledges To Provide Credible Leadership
  • Hijab: Denial Of Right To Hijab Is War Against Islam – Al-Muminaat
  • Ekwueme And The Many ‘What Ifs’
  • The Foul Mouth In The White House
  • British Minister Preparing To Resign, Denounce Theresa May
  • Nigeria To Generate N1.2trn Annual Revenue From Cattle Colony – Group
  • Edo Govt. Rolls Out Plan To Contain Lassa Fever
  • Obasanjo Plotting Buhari’s Downfall Like He Did Yar’Adua’s, Says Abba Ali
  • CHAN: Ensure you bring the trophy to Nigeria, Dalung begs Super Eagles
  • CHAN: Maikaba tips Nigeria to lift trophy
  • Mikel dismisses links to Fenerbahce
  • WAFU Cup: Ajibade, Igbinovia, 33 others hit Falcons’ camp
  • Police investigate death threat against Eagles star
  • My daughter can’t control her drinking
  • My girl can’t let go of her ex
  • Students mock Australia university ‘sex consent’ course
  • My wife curses me with her private part, Pastor tells court

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Punch

  • Chinese scientists celebrate breakthrough in infertility treatment
  • Tinubu backs Winter Games team
  • Eight firms to light up Ogun with $497.6m power plants
  • Nigeria’s cargo clearing process still primitive –Haastrup
  • Lagos and the imperative of tax efficiency
  • Mourinho slams flops as Tottenham beat Man Utd 2-0
  • Nintendo plans Super Mario movie
  • Shell’s annual profit triples to $13bn
  • CAS lifts life bans of 28 Russians accused of doping
  • OPEC January oil output rises, led by Nigeria
  • New interconnect rates for telecoms operators coming
  • No fuel subsidy but under-recovery, says Adeosun
  • Magboro community raises the alarm over herdsmen invasion
  • We’re afraid, 2019 elections may not be credible — PDP
  • FG’ll prepare supplementary budget for wage increase – Akabueze
  • Magboro community raises the alarm over herdsmen invasion
  • Two pastors die in Ondo crash
  • Businessman crushes only daughter in Imo
  • Police arrest five for murder of graduate in Lagos
  • Three-year-old pupil, three others killed in Ogun accident
  • JSS 3 pupil arraigned for allegedly kidnapping eight-year-old cousin
  • ICYMI: Police arrest Onitsha ‘beggars’ who make N25,000 daily
  • ICYMI: I only rob expatriate worshippers at National Mosque – Suspect
  • I make N150,000 monthly selling akara – widow
  • We’re afraid, 2019 elections may not be credible — PDP
  • We’re running a bastardised federal structure, says Oyegun
  • Senators knock Misau for raising Kano APC crisis in Senate
  • Ekiti APC asks Buhari to seek re-election
  • 1999 Constitution is defective, makes governance expensive – Clarke
  • [Full Text] President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address
  • Saraki and I have no reason to dump APC —Ahmed
  • Adeyeye attacks Fayose, says gov working for opposition
  • My govt will no longer tolerate killing, kidnapping —Buhari
  • Eight firms to light up Ogun with $497.6m power plants
  • Nigeria’s cargo clearing process still primitive –Haastrup
  • Shell’s annual profit triples to $13bn

(www.punchng.com)

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