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Here are the major headlines for Wedesday, February 28, 2018


  • Buhari re-appoints Awolowo as NEPC boss
  • Dapchi abduction: UN calls for release of missing girls
  • Death toll in Kaduna communal crisis hits 12
  • Dapchi girls: Boko Haram strikes again
  • CCT fixes March 8 for Saraki, FG to adopt final addresses
  • Tear gas kills Lagos schoolboy as policemen, hoodlums clash …Cop, three others killed
  • Tips for using text banking, alerts safely
  • I can knock Joshua out in Cardiff – Parker
  • 2019: INEC asks population commission for record of dead persons
  • FG sets up panel to probe 110 Dapchi girls abduction •Chief of Air Staff relocates to Yobe
  • Imo footballer killed, buried in shallow grave
  • Nasarawa families flee homes over inter-tribal crisis
  • Thieving beasts of Nigeria
  • Dumping of Dangote Cement, Zenith Bank’s shares drags market down
  • Herdsmen raze Adamawa village, army kills 10 fleeing attackers
  • Dapchi abduction: UN calls for release of missing girls
  • Tear gas kills Lagos schoolboy as policemen, hoodlums clash …Cop, three others killed
  • Imo footballer killed, buried in shallow grave
  • Nasarawa families flee homes over inter-tribal crisis
  • Man accuses wife of carrying strange pregnancy
  • I rob because many people in government steal — Suspect
  • Gunmen kidnap village head in Akwa Ibom
  • Tenant stabs landlord to death in Adamawa
  • NDLEA officers accused of abducting, robbing Lagos lawyer
  • Drama as PDP senators call APC ‘All Progressives Crisis’
  • Osun assembly passes sand dredging bill
  • Oyo PDP factions disagree over harmonisation
  • Kwara Assembly passes bill stopping payment of pension to ex-govs, deputies
  • Halt the feasting with APC chieftains and visit Dapchi, PDP tells Buhari



The Nation

  • Nigeria, Cameroon troops kill 35 Boko Haram insurgents
  • Air Force deploys 100 jets in search of 110 schoolgirls
  • Cultism: Five feared killed as thugs, police battle in Mushin
  • Executive, legislative feud slows down govt, says Buhari
  • Maritime industry ‘to grow by 2.5 – 5% in two years’
  • Why suspect wants to implicate me, by politician
  • China Devt Bank, UBA sign $100m loan for SMEs in Africa
  • APC extends national, state excos’ tenure for one year
  • Corruption: CJN unfolds 13 reforms as judges get travel guide
  • Police confirm APC leader’s abduction
  • Court remands man for allegedly killing brother
  • FUOYE replaces dead official with wife
  • ‘Why progressives should win Ekiti’
  • Group assures governor of 3m votes
  • Vice Chancellor decries invasion of varsity’s land
  • We have developed herbal anti-diabetic, anti-cancer drugs – FUD VC
  • OOU matriculates 5912 students
  • 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
  • UK varsities offer scholarships to Nigerian students
  • Buhari, NHIS and anti-graft battle
  • Providing a stable economic platform for Kwara



The Sun

  • Osinbajo to open Lagos-Kano Economic summit in Epe Tuesday
  • FG unveils details of 110 abducted schoolgirls
  • US slams new sanctions on factional Boko Haram leader, Al Barnawi
  • APC extends Oyegun’s tenure by 12 months
  • Corruption: Transparency International report not setback –Osinbajo
  • Niger Delta contributed N96tr to national coffers –Dickson
  • Sierra Leone: Orji Kalu advocates credible democratic process
  • Herdsmen: 20 killed, 23 injured in Adamawa
  • Umahi bans herdsmen, night grazing
  • Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation disburses zero interest loan to traders
  • US varsity admits owing Nigerian government $202k
  • Nigeria, Cameroon troops kill 35 Boko Haram insurgents
  • Burkina Faso commences trial of masterminds of failed coup
  • US apex court limits rights of immigrants awaiting deportation
  • APC extends Oyegun’s tenure by 12 months
  • 2019: Delta traditional rulers, group endorse Okowa for second term
  • 2019: Ezeonwuka sets fresh target for APGA
  • Nigeria records 1.92% GDP growth in Q4 2017
  • All you need to know about 4G, LTE
  • CBN floods market with lower denomination currency
  • NFF inaugurates Audit Committee, Technical Study Group
  • Int/friendlies: Rohr to name Eagles squad for Poland, Serbia March 7
  • NPFL: Plateau United, Akwa United battle for top spot




  • Over 1,000 houses burnt as Kaduna mayhem worsens
  • Dapchi: FG sets up probe into Boko Haram school kidnapping
  • Let’s collaborate to end herdsmen attacks in S’West, Gani Adams tells Northern leaders
  • Drone Tech: Engineers question benefit of NAF drone
  • IPOB, MASSOB disrupt Igbo leaders meeting in Enugu
  • Photos of Mayhem in Kaduna
  • Saraki, Dogara absent as APC NEC approves 1-Year tenure extension for Oyegun, others
  • APC govt. has stabilised the country – Buhari
  • Dapchi update: FG releases names of missing girls, gives breakdown
  • Exxon Mobil Looks To Build Mozambique LNG Export Facility
  • Delta APC Lauds Buhari Over Reactivation Of Aladja Steel Plant
  • Kidnappers Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child, Kill FRSC Officer
  • Wenger Tightlipped On Arsenal Future
  • Breaking: Foot-Mouth Disease Creates Panic In Kayan
  • Kidnappers Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child, Kill FRSC Officer
  • German Military Helicopter Crash In Mali Caused By Incorrectly Set Autopilot-Report
  • Holy Sepulchre Reopens After 3-Day Protest Over Taxation
  • MUN Calls For Release Of Dapchi Schoolgirls
  • AEDC Tackles TCN Over Load Dropping Allegation
  • Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect, Recover Locally Made Gun In Enugu
  • Poverty, Affecting Implementation Of UNICEF Programmes- Okowa
  • Buhari’s Technocrats ‘Re Turning Nigerians To Slaves – Labour Veteran
  • Senate Moves To Provide Utilization For N104bn Unclaimed Dividends, Savings
  • UN Outraged By Dapchi Schoolgirls Abduction
  • Over 1,000 Houses Burnt As Kaduna Mayhem Worsens
  • Dapchi: FG Sets Up Probe Into Boko Haram School Kidnapping




  • FG Sets up Panel to Probe Kidnap of Dapchi Schoolgirls, Releases…
  • Confusion Trails APC Tenure Extension for Oyegun, Others
  • Buoyed by Non-oil Sector, GDP Sustains Growth at 1.92% in Q4…
  • China Development Bank, UBA Sign $100m Loan Deal to Support SMEs…
  • Dapchi Girls: Dogara Wants Army, Police to End Buck-passing
  • SGF Inaugurates FRSC, NACA, NAEC, Others Boards
  • 20 Killed in Adamawa in Herdsmen, Farmers’ Clash, 5,000 Sacked from Benue Community
  • Lagos APC Splits as Faction Forms Rival Group
  • Citing Security, Funding Constraints, Buhari Declines Assent to Peace Corps Bill
  • UK Experts Scramble to Fight Nigeria Lassa Fever Outbreak
  • Social Media Abuzz over British Accent for Nigerian Children
  • Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Kill 35 Boko Haram Terrorists in Joint Operation
  • Osinbajo: Why Nigeria’s Anti-corruption Rating by TI Dropped Sharply
  • FG Issues Directive on How Buhari Should be Addressed
  • Senate Condemns Fresh Outbreak of Violence in Kaduna
  • OPEC Chief Expects Oil Market to Balance in 2018
  • Obi Gives Conditions to Be Met for Nigeria and Africa to Develop
  • NCC Suspends Telcoms Firms’ Licences, Bars 750,000 Lines over Call Masking, Refilling
  • FG Launches Annual Trade Policy Report, Bans Free Market Access
  • Tribunal Adjourns Saraki’s Asset Declaration Trial to March 8
  • ARG Canvasses Legislation Proscribing Open Grazing in South-west
  • Onnoghen, Malami, Others Shower Encomiums on Retired S’Court Justice, Clara Ogunbiyi
  • Don’t Allow Your Aides Set You Up on $500bn Claim, PDP, Jonathan’s Aide Tell…
  • FG, Stakeholders Mull $10bn Development Initiative for N’Delta
  • Afenifere: Tinubu, Oyegun Must Settle Rift in APC’s Interest
  • Verification Exercise, Fraud, Responsible for Payroll Changes, Says Benue Govt




  • Over 1.5m stunted children in south-west, Edo ―UNICEF
  • SERVICOM gives NIMC pass mark in service delivery
  • FG restates support for investors in mining sector
  • Ministry realises 300 percent increase in mining royalty, fees
  • Oyo PDP Exco: Sen Agboola reproves Mustapha over comments on Olafeso, Secondus
  • NYSC donates 10 wheelchairs to persons with disabilities in Niger State
  • PCNI to begin free medical intervention for IDPs in Gombe
  • Pen Cinema Flyover: Lagos allays fear of stakeholders over compensatio
  • Gov Ambode reiterates commitment to repositioning fire service
  • Dapchi: Coalition condemns Yobe govt comment
  • FCTA to rehabilitate, empower commercial sex workers in Abuja
  • Man docked over alleged theft of N250,000 motorcycle parts
  • Man who stole 35 vehicle mirrors bags one month imprisonment
  • Unemployed man bags 2 years imprisonment for drug trafficking
  • 3 men in court for alleged impersonation, threat to life
  • 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
  • Involve journalists in tourism policy formulation, implementation —Aare Ona Kakanfo
  • Why I want to be NANTA President —Muyiwa Salami, President Divine Travels and Tours
  • Diaspora Africans set for 3rd Nigeria Carnival USA
  • Niger Governor, Emir laud Akinboboye over tourism development initiatives
  • Iraqi Wins Huge US Lottery, Americans Furious, Nigerians Follow in his Footsteps
  • Okowa calls for enlightenment of Nigerians about roles of legislators
  • Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral I.E Ibas
  • Provision of platforms, local maintenance strategy have enhanced our operations —CNS
  • Sheathe your swords, contribute to community dev —Sylva
  • Ijaw-youths-council-Eric-Omare
  • Gas explosion: IYC threatens to attack Conoil over failure to clean spill
  • Embrace regular exercise —Head of Service
  • FG to support state governments on capacity building for workers
  • NANS canvasses support for Nigeria police
  • FG launches national family planning communication plan
  • FG to establish oil, gas equipment machinery development institute in Bayelsa
  • Nigeria will soon produce Noble Laureate in sciences —Onu




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