News, People, Seat of Power

Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Sun

  • BREAKING: Nigeria’s GDP records 0.82% growth rate in 2017, says NBS
  • Buhari drops ‘abuse’ use of C-in-C, says ‘just call me Muhammadu Buhari’
  • PDP squandered $500bn oil earnings in 16 years –Buhari
  • China spent $279b on research in 2017 – Minister
  • Afghan Taliban calls for direct talks with the US
  • Prince Harry to invite ex-girlfriends to royal wedding – Report
  • ‘Ikpeazu has done enough to deserve second term’
  • 2019: I’ll be disappointed if Buhari uses public funds to campaign -Ndume
  • 2019: President Nigeria needs
  • Presidency denies plans to reintroduce onshore/offshore oil dichotomy
  • ANLCA partners govt agencies on trade facilitation
  • Russia 2018: Think less of Argies, Okpala tells Rohr
  • Neymar’s injury may rule him out of World Cup
  • FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers: Bank on D’ Tigers for qualification in June
  • How I killed 3 of my church members -Pastor
  • DSS negotiates with Boko Haram
  • Presidency makes U-turn on Boko Haram defeat
  • Dapchi attack: Military, police trade blames
  • FG inaugurates FRSC, NACA, NCNC boards, 5 others
  • Alleged N9.4bn ‘fraud’: EFCC grills ex-aviation minister, Stella Oduah
  • 7 killed, houses razed as Christian, Muslim youths clash in Kaduna
  • IBB destroyed Labour movement –Jega
  • 2019: We stand by our elections timetable, INEC tells National Assembly

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Alleged N7m extra-budgetary expenses: Reps give NAG boss 24hrs to produce evidence
  • FG to announce new minimum wage Sept — Minister
  • I used NIMASA money to build hotel, former DG tells court
  • No plan to re-introduce onshore/offshore dichotomy —FG
  • EFCC quizzes Senator Oduah for ten hours over N9.4b airport security contract
  • Houses set ablaze, many injured as Muslim, Christians clash in Kaduna
  • Alleged Demolition Of Abuja Property: Patience Jonathan lied, EFCC tells Court
  • Why rescue of abductees too long – Buhari
  • Yobe Girls: We weren’t part of meeting at Govt House – Parents of abducted girls
  • 3 Nabbed Over Murder Of LSNC Official
  • CBN Gives Banks Two Weeks To Settle Customers’ Complaints
  • We’re Not Interested In Presidency Without Restructuring—Igbo Leaders
  • Troops Nab 9 Suspected Killers Of Late Hosea Ibi Of Taraba House Of Asembly
  • APC Senators, Reps Against Buhari For 2019 Should Leave APC, They Are Saboteurs – Adamu
  • Total, Others Intensify Efforts To Integrate Egina FPSO
  • Billy Graham, The Measure Of Man
  • I’ve Brought Shame To My Family, Suspect Cries
  • Man Dies, 3 Others Hospitalised After Cassava Meal In Enugu
  • Herdsmen: Jigawa Pastoralists Seek Buhari’s Intervention On Seized Grazing Land
  • Yobe Girls: We Weren’t Part Of Meeting At Govt House – Parents Of Abducted Girls
  • Two Firms Partner To Promote Elevator, Escalator Equipment In Nigeria, West Africa
  • Oil Thieves Collapse Bridge Linking Bayelsa Community To Foil Arrest – NSCDC Commandant 9:05 AMDead Patient Saga: Segun Arinze’s Allegations Malicious, Unverified—Hospital 9:04 AM16 Items Prohibited By JAMB 9:04 AMStranded Ebonyi Students Abroad Appeal To Umahi For Help 9:03 AMI’m Not A Robber; I Only Spy For The Gang—Bank Robbery Suspect
  • Iheanacho keen to make impact at Russia World Cup
  • U-20 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers: F/Eagles draw bye
  • Governor Udom kicks off 2nd Akwa Ibom Youth Sports Festival
  • Obaseki leads Aisien, Amun, Odemwengie, others to Bendel Insurance relaunch
  • Atletico confirm Carrasco, Gaitan departures to China

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Guardian

  • Residents killed, houses burnt in fresh Kaduna religious crisis
  • PDP wants National Assembly to probe Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction
  • NIMASA plans to acquire 100 new cabotage vessels
  • Trump says would have run unarmed into Florida school
  • Shorunmu disagrees with Rohr over Enyeama’s return to Eagles
  • Jerusalem holy site stays shut in Christian protest
  • At The Guardian sessions, experts task traditional media on content
  • Buhari won’t save you from misdeeds, Melaye tells Bello
  • Court remands pastor for alleged murder of pregnant girlfriend, two others in Rivers
  • The world would pay dearly if Lake Chad goes into extinction, President warns
  • Wike blames insecurity in Rivers State on FG’s laxity
  • Bobsled, skeleton team plans for Beijing 2022, arrives from Winter Olympics
  • Falcons pull out of Turkey’s invitational tournament
  • Thierry Henry eyes ‘dream’ job as Arsenal boss
  • Mahmud wins Benin Golf Club Lady Captain’s tourney
  • Owolabi believes Aiteo/NFF Awards will be better next season
  • Porbeni assures of fantastic Warri/Effurun Peace marathon
  • Ahiara Diocese: The end is peace
  • What is the Kernel of all US policy today?
  • Further notes on people’s manifesto
  • When council poll postponement raises dust on the plateau
  • Lagos PDP passes vote of confidence in Salvador
  • Ojudu unveils blueprint for a prosperous Ekiti State

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • Unconfirmed Number of Persons Killed in Kaduna Muslim-Christian Clash
  • Yusuf Buhari Returns to Country After Further Treatment Overseas
  • Military, Police in Blame Game over Dapchi Girls’ Abduction
  • INEC: Until Electoral Act Decides Otherwise, Our Arrangement for Elections Stands
  • AGF Dares Senate, Asks Ojukwu to Assume Office as NHRC Boss Without Confirmation
  • Presidency: No Plan to Reintroduce Onshore-Offshore Dichotomy
  • Moghalu: Nigeria Needs Healing, War against Poverty
  • Ambode Signs 2018 Budget into Law, Targets N897bn IGR
  • Rights Groups Name Buhari’s Govt Most Unpopular in South-east
  • Biafra War Veteran, Joseph ‘Hannibal’ Achuzia Dies at 90
  • FG Cancels FEC Meeting This Week
  • Auditor-General Blames Amendment of 1979 Constitution for Under-remittance by Revenue Agencies
  • Minister Orders Demolition of Shanties on Abuja Light Rail Corridor
  • Leadership is Not Age-related, Says Ibori
  • C’River APC Crisis: Faction Seeks Tinubu’s Help
  • General Agwai Becomes New Council Chairman of Bingham Varsity
  • Senate President Challenges International Community to End Human Trafficking
  • PDP Urges National Assembly to Investigate Dapchi Abduction
  • Nigerian Fisherman Killed by Cameroonain Soldiers in Cross River
  • Jega, Oshiomhole Challenge NLC to Deepen Participation in Politics, Governance
  • Lagos to Conduct Structural Integrity Test on Buildings Above Five Years
  • Oyo Passes Vote of No Confidence on PDP S’West Zonal Chairman
  • Police Arrest Five Alleged Killers of LNSC Official, 67 Others for Cultism
  • Anambra Central: Umeh, APGA Join in Okonkwo’s Appeal
  • Dogara Restates House Commitment to Safeguard Vulnerable Nigerians, Wage Increase
  • DSS, Bayelsa Govt Meet Stakeholders, Avert Protest over Electricity Blackout
  • Police Parade Eight Robbery Suspects in Ondo
  • Lagos Appeals for Cooperation as Land Use Charge Implementation Begins
  • Niger to Reactivate Grazing Reserves
  • Alleged NIMASA Fraud: Accused Eeeps as Court Revokes Bail over Lateness
  • Guber Poll : We Won’t Allow Underage Voters in Ekiti , INEC Assures
  • Nasarawa Slates LG Elections for May 26
  • LG Electronics Unveils Latest Multi V 5 Commercial Air Conditioner in Nigeria Market
  • Kogi Political Leaders Plot Governor Bello’s Impeachment

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Punch

  • Saudi Arabia allows women to join military
  • Economic crime in South Africa hits record levels –Report
  • [BREAKING] APC NEC: Soldiers, policemen take over party secretariat
  • Bolt to face Williams in Unicef charity football match
  • Couple caned publicly for marrying without family’s consent
  • EFCC arraigns banker for diverting N700m from customers’ accounts
  • New minimum wage implementation begins third quarter – FG
  • Shocked mum finds deadly snake hiding in child’s lunchbox
  • PNG earthquake latest: Death toll now over 30
  • [VIDEO] With 49 wins, undefeated dwarf boxer Wanheng, one win from Mayweather record
  • Presidential election will hold first, INEC insists
  • Jerusalem holy site remains shut in Christian protest
  • BREAKING: Nigeria’s GDP records 0.82% growth rate in 2017 — NBS
  • Troops nab 10 herdsmen destroying farmland in Benue
  • Stay away from UTME centres, JAMB warns parents
  • Couple caned publicly for marrying without family’s consent
  • Shocked mum finds deadly snake hiding in child’s lunchbox
  • PNG earthquake latest: Death toll now over 30
  • Rainstorm destroys 200 houses in Ekiti
  • JSS 1 pupil, others arrested during cult initiation
  • Cameroonian soldier kills fisherman in Cross River
  • Pastor remanded for killing pregnant girlfriend, two others
  • Gunmen abduct APC campaigner in Bayelsa
  • Police arrest eight robbery suspects in Ondo
  • Presidential election will hold first, INEC insists
  • 2019: Buhari warns APC against imposition of candidates
  • APC NEC meets over restructuring, others today
  • South, Middle Belt meet, demand probe of voter register
  • Double registration: Kogi gov to vote in 2019
  • Ladoja is my leader in PDP –Makinde

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Nation

  • Army, police in big row over 110 girls abduction
  • EFCC grills Oduah over N9.4b contract
  • Anti-Buhari Senators, Reps should leave APC, says Adamu
  • Buhari seeks unity of APC ahead 2019 polls
  • Dudafa: Ex-EFCC chair advised Jonathan’s wife on funds
  • Elections sequence crisis: Any end in sight?
  • Electorate not ripe for e-voting, says don
  • Five held for Neighbourhood Corps official’s death
  • Alaafin’s wife delivered of male twins
  • Ex-Biafran hero Col. Joe ‘Hannibal’ Achuzia dies
  • ‘Why we ’re investigating Patience Jonathan’
  • ‘PDP will reconcile before 2019’
  • Early detection of cancer in children treatable
  • Neymar shows off heavily-strapped ankle
  • Ambode to spend N1.046tr on four new stadia, others
  • Aguero and son party over Carabao Cup
  • Top 16 Cup: Africa T/tennis stars storm Kenya
  • England Squad: Neville gives Eni Aluko condition
  • Shell Nigeria are NOGIG 2018 Champions
  • BREAKING: MAN CITY WIN THE CARABAO CUP
  • One student killed, two injured in Plateau college protest
  • One dead as cultists attack LASPOTECH Ikorodu campus
  • Students face tough times over banks’ closure
  • NGO trains students on environmental sustainability

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Tribune

  • 4% of children in South West stunted ―UNICEF
  • Prepare for elections, Buhari tells APC
  • All abducted persons will be rescued safely, President Buhari assures
  • APC crisis: Plot to remove Oyegun suffers setback
  • 2019: Ibru endorses Amori for senate
  • Candidates hail JAMB’s mock examination
  • Kebbi govt spends N845m on potable water, electricity
  • Dapchi abduction: PDP urges National Assembly to investigate
  • Buhari to chair APC NEC meeting
  • Nigerian Army responds Gov Geidam on Dapchi
  • Army did not formally hand over Dapchi to us ―Police
  • No local government is under Boko Haram control —Military
  • Withdrawal of troops from Dapchi not responsible for abduction ―Army
  • Achuzia, Nigeria’s Civil War veteran, passes on at 90
  • Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)
  • 2019: We are determined to clean up voters register ―INEC
  • DR Congo police kill 1, injure 4 in dispersing banned protest
  • 3 African countries ban secondhand clothes imports
  • Billionaire investor, Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find
  • Africa President, Ramaphosa forgives newsreader for ‘killing’ him
  • 1 dead, 8 injured in Jigawa after tyre burst
  • Man commits suicide after killing 5 family members
  • Court rejects wife’s prayer for marriage dissolution, reconciles couple
  • Suspected honda CRV specialists arrested by Ondo police
  • TUC laments insecurity, volatile political situation
  • PENGASSAN proffers solution to lingering fuel scarcity
  • NLC reflects on challenges, solution at 40

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

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