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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, February 17, 2018

Punch

  • Why Jacob Zuma resigned
  • Money-eating snake and other Nigerian ‘miracles’
  • How to access Internet without cable, phone
  • ‘10 corruption cases that can fetch FG $74.5bn, N2.5trn’
  • Lagos trader tortures stepdaughters with hot knife, pepper
  • Spanish media attack Success
  • Is Ortom’s call for Benue people to defend themselves right?
  • UPDATED: 17 dead in US school shooting
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll commence operations in January 2019 –FG
  • CCT accuses FG of stalling Justice Ngwuta’s trial
  • 18 school shootings across US in 2018
  • Police beat up journalist in Akwa Ibom Assembly complex
  • Soldiers kill vigilante, release arrested herdsmen in Edo
  • Champions League: Zidane expects Real to suffer in Paris after first-leg win
  • Presidency ignored warnings before Benue killings, Ortom insists
  • Hospital seeks relative of unidentified accident victim
  • Lawmaker’s wife drinks concoction to enhance breast milk flow, dies
  • NSCDC arrests man for allegedly stealing goats
  • Gunmen kill first class graduate, 400-level student
  • Burglar breaks into Lagos computer firm, loots office
  • Oni, Fayemi can’t win Ekiti for APC, says Oluyede
  • I didn’t say Hausa/Fulani won’t rule Nigeria again – Jang
  • APC senators split as Senate adopts revised poll timetable
  • Civil servants can join political parties, says Ekweremadu
  • Tinubu begins APC reconciliation process, visits Oyegun
  • We’ll resist rigging in 2019, says PDP national chair
  • NBA election: We haven’t adopted any candidate, says Egbe Amofin
  • Join retirees’ club, Tinubu tells Obasanjo, IBB
  • Imo’ll reject Okorocha’s son-in-law as gov –PDP
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll commence operations in January 2019 –FG
  • Interest rate cut drags as fuel scarcity lingers –Report
  • Sterling Bank appoints Emefienim executive director
  • World Bank, Osun partner to empower MSMEs
  • Consumption tax: LIRS plans automated collection from hotels, others
  • Ex-CBN chief canvasses N500bn national venture capital fund

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Sun

  • Senators fight over election schedule
  • The Sun Award to slain policeman, encouragement –IGP
  • Governors to raise team to interface with NASS on state police
  • We’ll resist rigging in 2019 –Secondus
  • Reps move to bar public officials from medicare abroad
  • Don Waney’s CSO, Nana, killed in Rivers
  • Finally, Zuma resigns
  • AIB detains Delta aircraft, crew for breach of Nigerian law
  • Save your child from measles
  • NANF drags English FA to court over $10bn betting revenue
  • APC reconciliation: We’ve major issues in NASS, states – Oyegun
  • Jacob Zuma makes U-turn, resigns with ‘immediate effect’
  • Zimbabwe opposition leader, Tsvangirai succumbs to cancer, dies at 65
  • Florida shooting: ‘Number of fatalities’ in high school massacre
  • Delta 2019: APC chieftains eyeing Okowa’s job
  • 2019: PDP’ll pay for abandoning South West -Osuntokun
  • Buhari’ll not get north’s votes -Kudla
  • NUPENG suspends 15-day industrial action ultimatum
  • Reps begin probe on alleged $21bn crude oil loss
  • Inflation crashes to 15.13% –NBS
  • Champions Shield: Falode hails Ambode
  • Oliseh, Fortuna Sittard trade words over suspension

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • Uproar as Senate reverses election sequence of 2019
  • Ortom releases letters sent to VP, others before Benue killings
  • Enugu Assembly complains of banks’ excessive charges
  • 17 killed in Florida school shooting by former student
  • Nigeria skeleton athlete, Adeagbo set to battle Germany, USA, Canada at Winter Olympics
  • Buhari most eligible for ‘retirees’ club’, says PDP
  • Candle fire kills baby in Lagos
  • Five injured in Delta Air plane emergency landing at MMIA
  • Senate to investigate alleged NNPC secret bank account
  • January inflation drops to 15.13%, says NBS
  • DSS invitation was over threats to my life, Maku explains
  • NWFL thanks Ambode as Lagos hosts maiden Champions Shield
  • ‘Tottenham can win Champions League after heroics in Turin’
  • Firm plans to rehabilitate Femi Opabunmi ahead of World Cup
  • Pressing questions for Man United as Mourinho’s grip on second place weakens
  • Fortuna Sittard sack Oliseh for ‘inadmissible actions’
  • Opening match against Nigeria decisive, says Croatia coach
  • FG tasks contractor on planned demolition of buildings for Lagos-Ibadan rail
  • Lagos-Kano economic summit holds February 28
  • CBN ex- chief calls for N500b venture capital fund to boost entrepreneurship
  • Fulani herdsmen and (il)logic of self-defence
  • Polio, Lassa and Yellow fever: Where is the political will?
  • When Kano council poll becomes turf of political gladiators
  • PRP, Plateau group disagree over Buhari’s reelection
  • Ekweremadu wants proportional representation of parties in parliament
  • Containing current Lassa fever outbreaks in Nigeria
  • Five healthy reasons to have chocolate and wine this Valentine
  • Doctors in private sector decry exclusion from government reform plan
  • Cultists go on rampage in Ikorodu demanding ‘Valentine money’
  • JAMB in search of lasting solutions to examination malpractice
  • Are your body flaws real or perceived?

(www.guardian.ng)       

 

Vanguard

  • Order of elections: Rowdy session as APC senators move against Saraki
  • FG targets $25bn investments from proposed economic labs
  • 2019: APC has lost goodwill since 2015 -Tinubu
  • Reps move to check abuse of passengers’ rights by airline operators
  • Five injured as Delta Air makes emergency landing in Lagos
  • Africa’s Zuma resigns ‘with immediate effect’
  • Breaking: Governors meet to nominate team to interface with NASS on state police
  • Nigeria’s foreign reserves hit $42.8bn – CBN
  • Do You Really Know JACOB ZUMA?
  • Reps Demand Comprehensive List Of Ex-Agitators From Boroh
  • Ukwu, Ex-Education Commissioner In East Central State Dies At 84
  • SA Parliament To Elect New President Today – ANC
  • ADP Hails Senate, House Of Reps For Adopting Amended Election Timetable
  • ‘Ramaphosa Likely To Face Challenges In Reforming SA Economy’
  • DPR Fines Marketers N2.5bn For Diverting Over 9m Litres Of Petrol
  • Armed Men Free Arrested Herdsmen, Kill Vigilante Member In Edo
  • Fatal Excursion Victims: Prayers Hold For 21 Students, 3 Teachers Amidst Tears
  • Executive Order: Labour Should Be Whistle Blowers
  • 9 Year Old Renfred Ize Becomes Mathematics Champion
  • Opposition Parties Slam Indian Minister Caught Urinating In Open
  • On Buhari And Tinubu: ‘If You Love Me Love My Dog’
  • Jewish Clerics Cry Out Over Invasion, Arrest Of Worshippers
  • Advancing Technology For Intelligent Enterprises Requires Fundamental Shift In Leadership – Accenture
  • South-African based singer, Mr Dutch, drops ‘She Wants’ video as gift to African women on Val’s day
  • Praiz’s Valentine’s Day giveaway to fans
  • Hollywood star Kerry Washington tweets birthday wishes in Igbo
  • Film on Tafawa Balewa’s book, ‘Shehu Umar’ to premiere in Germany
  • My dad’s name rarely opens all doors for me – DJ CUPPY

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Nation

  • NSCDC arrests man, 20, over alleged theft of 6 goats
  • Baru charges marketers on N145 per litre of petrol
  • Underage voting: PDP advises INEC to sanitise voter register
  • 17 dead in Florida school shooting
  • Senate splits over passage of 2019 elections order bill
  • Reps adopt amendment to Electoral Act without dissent
  • Insecurity: How far can Senate’s security summit go?
  • Tinubu: APC only hope for Nigeria
  • Ramaphosa to step in as Zuma resigns
  • NCAA probes Delta Airlines’ air return
  • Supreme Court voids sack of Obayan by UNILORIN
  • AIB ‘detains’ airlines’ crew
  • Who’s fooling who?
  • Obscene pensions for state governors
  • Righteousness as substitute to governance
  • Sittard: Sacked Oliseh too stubborn for comfort
  • Why Fortuna Sittard sacked me – Oliseh
  • Musa named in 50 worst players in EPL history
  • Jamaica women’s bobsleigh team in disarray
  • ITTF confirms date for 2018 Nigeria Open
  • Barca ‘spoils’ Dembele to stay in spain
  • Golfer Bill Haas injured in road crash
  • Hope rises for AAUA hostel project
  • Danfodiyo varsity moves against fee defaulters
  • Rewrite MOCPED’s history, Provost tells new students
  • ‘I’ll have fulfilment imparting knowledge’
  • Where are the troubleshooters?
  • Jubilation as UNIBEN pardons students’ leaders
  • Excitement as Elumelu donates project to students

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

ThisDay

  • APC Losing Goodwill, Tinubu Tells Oyegun, Party Leaders
  • Foreign Reserves Rally to $42.8bn
  • AIB Impounds Delta Aircraft as 5 Injured in Emergency Landing…
  • THISDAY MD, Bello Decries FG’s Lackluster Attitude to Worsening Apapa Traffic…
  • Inflation Declines for 12th Consecutive Month to 15.13%
  • DPR: Marketers Diverted 162 Trucks, Nine Million Litres of Petrol in Three Months
  • Ortom at Senate, Presents Copies of Letters on Security Threat to Presidency
  • Governors Resolve to Raise Team to Liaise with N’Assembly on State Police
  • Alleged N10m Bribe: EFCC to Arraign CCT Chairman March 16
  • PDP cancels all pre-conditions for admission of defectors
  • FG Hands over Apapa Road Design to Dangote, Raises Trailer Park Cost to N9.55bn
  • House Mandates Enelamah, Adeosun, W’Bank to Halt Contract Extension for GEM Coordinator
  • False Asset Declaration: CCT Threatens to Throw out FG’s Suit against Supreme Court Justice,…
  • Senate Gives Agencies One Week to Submit 2018 Budget Details
  • UK Appeal Court: Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in England
  • Bill to Prohibit Foreign Medical Trip by Public Servants Scales Second Reading
  • ARG Asks S’West Governors to Stop Fulani Herdsmen Attacks
  • Ecobank Fails to Stop Testimony, Otudeko Confirms N3.5bn Final Payment
  • Another JAMB Official Confesses to Embezzling N23 million
  • Register with Political Parties, Ekweremadu Tells Civil Servants
  • Insecurity: DSS Quizzes Maku for Five Hours
  • Police to Launch Standard Call Centre to Curb Insecurity
  • Patience Jonathan: Ozekhome, EFCC’s Lawyer Clash over Representation
  • 150 Deputy Directors in MDAs Failed Promotion Exams, Says Oyo-Ita
  • Nigerian Student Invents Procedure That Could Revolutionise Retinal Disease Diagnosis
  • Group, Artistes Seek LASG’s Support to Tackle Unemployment, Crime Through Talent Hunt
  • Plateau Govt Sacks 747 Teachers, Reinstates 141
  • Our Rice Mill Will Be Ready in Sokoto this Year, Says Dangote Group
  • FG Promises to Complete Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line by January 2019
  • US Launches $5.5m Support Programme for Political Parties
  • Ugwuanyi Awards N2.4bn State, Federal Road Projects
  • APC Mourns Death of 21 Bauchi Students
  • Dogara Courts Swedish Investments in Infrastructure, Power, ICT
  • LASG Serves Eviction Notice to Illegal Roadside Mechanics

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Tribune

  • Lenten: Nigeria’s existence as one united country divine arrangement ―Buhari
  • NAF launches Operation ‘RUWAN WUTA IV’ against Boko Haram insurgents
  • Changing Nigeria not easy task ―Tinubu
  • PDP will resist rigging in 2019 polls ―Secondus
  • I didn’t say snake swallowed N36m ―JAMB Clerk
  • Dangote seeks withdrawal of task forces to end Apapa gridlock
  • Ambode urges residents to register for National ID
  • Delta govt signs joint venture agreement to establish agro industrial park
  • 50,000 unemployed graduates for N-Power
  • FG disowns fake N-Power recruitment portal
  • Valentine: Red clothes sell out in Abuja boutiques
  • Valentine doesn’t mean love and sex ―Cleric
  • Nigeria needs prayers, not celebration on Valentine’s Day ―Cleric
  • Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson
  • I’m the only ‘Valentine Governor’ in the world ―Seriake Dickson
  • Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson
  • I’m the only ‘Valentine Governor’ in the world ―Seriake Dickson
  • Delta Airlines flouts aviation laws
  • NAPTIP arraigns housewife for dipping hands of step son in hot water
  • Gunmen kill 2 students of federal university, Lafia
  • Bauchi police nab suspected armed robbers who killed a filing station manager
  • 1 feared dead as violence erupts between Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja communities
  • Pakistan youths protest Valentine Day ban
  • Jacob Zuma: A chronology of scandals
  • South Africa: ANC decides Zuma must go
  • Fidelity Bank splashes N18m on 12 customers in Valentine’s Day draw
  • NSE rebounds after 8― days loss with a growth of 1.11%
  • 5 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other commodities
  • Rep commence full blown investigation on $21bn crude oil loss
  • Medications for blood pressure do not affect libido —Experts
  • FG told to include Palliative Medicine in health system
  • Government seals 62 health facilities for various offences
  • World Cancer Day: NGO urges awareness campaign in rural areas
  • (www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

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