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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Sun

  • Don Waney: Imo’s amnesty doesn’t cover Rivers, Wike tells Okorocha
  • Some leaders don’t understand economics –Obasanjo
  • Protest in Edo as policeman allegedly pushes motorist to death
  • Buhari’s anti-graft war a sham – Saraki
  • IBB’s letter: Afegbua slams N1bn suit on Police, appears today
  • Arrest anyone found with illegal arms, Buhari orders security agencies
  • Kogi pioneers cattle ranch in Nigeria
  • 2019: NASS rejigs election schedule
  • Tinubu heads APC reconciliation committee
  • FG to free Boko Haram suspects
  • I’m ready to defend Daily Times with my life –Anosike
  • Suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly invade Ondo community
  • Lagos targets Africa’s 3rd largest economy in 2023
  • End-game looms for South Africa’s Zuma
  • Kim Jong-Un’s sister to visit S’ Korea in historic first
  • ANC divided over Zuma’s ouster
  • Tinubu heads APC reconciliation committee
  • Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari good but … -Brambaifa
  • 2019: Obasanjo can’t stop Buhari -Okoye
  • Reps summon Amaechi over Maritime Academy crisis
  • ERGP: Private sector to get priority attention –Osinbajo
  • Suspense as PTAD keeps mum on Senate’s call to reinstate disengaged staff
  • Injured Djokovic returns to training after surgery
  • Conte to stay despite defeat at Watford
  • NFF, Cadbury to exchange signed contracts in Lagos

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Obiano gives cattle dealers 14-day ultimatum to pay farmers compensation
  • Reps divided over move to intervene in Metuh’s trial
  • Put politics aside, save Nigerians from being killed by heavily armed bandits, Shehu Sani tells FG
  • Riots ground Benin as policeman kills driver over N100
  • Herdsmen killings: Defend yourselves, Gov Ortom tells Benue people
  • Why FG continues to send nominees to Senate —Presidency
  • Ex-Nigeria Airways workers block Lagos Airport Roads over unpaid N45bn benefits
  • The day Miyetti Allah apologised to Imo farmers
  • VerifyMe Nigeria Reiterates Commitment To Work Place History
  • Fan Market: New Technology, Design Drive Competition For Market Share
  • Zamfara Denies Only 24 Passed NECO Exams
  • Resolve Cameroon Crisis, Save Nigeria From Refugee Problem, Ikimi Urges AU
  • Rivers 2019 Guber: Give Us Abe, Amaechi’s Kinsmen Tell APC
  • Maternal Mortality: We Must All Take Responsibility — Aisha Buhari
  • EFCC Won’t Spare VCs Found Wanting In N450m Monthly Furniture Fraud – Magu
  • Atiku’s Group Begins Mobilisation In South-East
  • Guinness Sets Aside N7.2m For Maltavator Challenge
  • I Have No Presidential Ambtion—Sen Orji
  • Okorocha Inducts Pensioners Into Ministry Of Happiness
  • Kogi Govt Launches Online Agric Market
  • Alleged N650m Money Laundering: Court Adjourns Trial Of Ex-FCT Minister
  • Northern Youths Fault Critics, Petitioners On New NIA Boss
  • US reality TV star Kylie Jenner gives birth to baby girl
  • I don’t try to be who I am not – Mary Lazarus
  • I love sex , says singer, Lorraine Lionheart
  • Linda Ikeji floats N400m TV channel
  • M-Net Movies launches special Oscars pop-up channel on DStv
  • Men are far more vulnerable to emotional damage than women
  • One Man’s Wife Is Another Man’s Mistress
  • Indeed, it’s a man’s world!
  • Wife seeks divorce over husband’s alleged laziness, lack of love

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Guardian

  • Buhari orders arrest, trial of herdsmen with illegal arms
  • President picks Tinubu to resolve APC squabbles
  • NPA’s revenue hits N299.56billion, highest in five years
  • Tinubu to lead APC’s reconciliation campaign
  • Rescuers scour toppled buildings after Taiwan quake kills five
  • South Africa’s Zuma clings on in face of uncertainty
  • NCS seizes 31 exotic vehicles, 14 trailers of rice in Lagos
  • Lagos to check food, beverages contamination in restaurants, hotels
  • Kclub president advises Nigerians to imbibe leadership qualities
  • NAS trains Alade traders on fire outbreak, donates extinguishers
  • Conte won’t be sacked for now
  • Korea donates taekwondo equipment to FCT UBEB
  • Port Harcourt comes alive as African Wrestling Championship begins
  • CHAN Eagles not materials for World Cup, says Adelabu
  • Nigerian champions want another go at titles
  • D’Tigress to battle Turkey, Argentina, Australia
  • Kogi bans 47 schools from 2018 WASSCE over exam malpractice
  • $60b wipes off value of crypto currency market in 24 hours
  • NSE all-share index plummets further by 0.9%
  • Top 10 global fleets worth $516 billion
  • Emerging dangers ahead of 2019
  • The road once travelled!
  • Buhari, Magu and lessons from Addis Ababa
  • Wike gives condition for release of constituency projects funds
  • Presidential poll holds last as National Assembly panel okays report
  • Strong institutions alone won’t save Africa from bad leadership, says Obasanjo

(www.guardian.ng)

 

The Nation

  • Niger Assembly minority whip defects to APC
  • JAMB extends registration for 2018 UTME till Feb. 11
  • 10:23 amEx-militants warns against removal of Mowarin
  • North Korea leader’s sister to visit South for Olympics
  • ANC holds ‘fruitful’ talks with Zuma
  • Buhari: herdsmen, bandits attacks won’t be tolerated
  • Tinubu gets Presidential mandate to reconcile APC members
  • Food security: local rice production to the rescue
  • Passengers miss flights as ex-Airways workers protest
  • Benue: 120 facing trial
  • Forex repatriation: CBN to punish non-compliant exporters
  • CCT trial: Saraki closes case after calling witness
  • mNigerian equities down as global stock market plunges
  • Let electorate decide Buhari’s reelection fate, says Kashamu
  • N650m: Ex-FCT Minister Akinjide in plea bargain talks with EFCC
  • Parkistan declares readiness for African Wrestling Championship
  • Lagos basketball scouts for Doregos finals
  • Seedorf takes charge of first Deportivo training
  • D’Tigress draws Turkey, Argentina and Australia
  • Riyad Mahrez absent as Leicester resumes training
  • PSA Championship: Olatunji seeks ranking point
  • Happy Sanchez thrills family with Paris trip
  • Usmanu Danfodio varsity SUG task students on life after school
  • NANS urges FG to invest more on education
  • LAUTECH ranked as Nigeria’s best state varsity
  • Police, parents, NASU members in free for all as pupils are locked out
  • Fed Poly Adikpo will ensure equity, says Gemade
  • NANS faults NASU’s disruption of activities at UNN

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Punch

  • Fayose knocks police for attacking Ortom
  • Molten metal deforms Lagos Chinese company worker
  • OLX closes shop in Nigeria
  • Ex-CCB member confirms discrepancies in Saraki’s assets forms
  • Nigeria is in such a rut
  • ‘Fake’ doctor accused of infecting 46 with HIV
  • African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation
  • South Africa’s Zuma clings on in face of uncertainty
  • Civil service losing talented employees — Oyo-Ita
  • 2019: IBB not competent to advise Buhari, says FONGON
  • Allowance scam: EFCC won’t spare corrupt VCs, says Magu
  • Lassa fever: Rats scare varsity students
  • NEXIM Bank urges SMEs to access N500bn export facility
  • Reps beg AGF to allow Metuh seek medical treatment abroad
  • Tenant kidnaps landlady’s kids in Ondo
  • Police shun N6m fine to driver crippled by gunshot
  • Eight killed in expressway tanker fire
  • Niger police nab suspected robber, recover AK47 rifle
  • Senate concurs with Reps on reordering of poll timetable
  • Buhari asks Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved APC members
  • Anyaoku, Anambra elders back restructuring
  • PHOTOS: Buhari visits Nasarawa
  • Metuh in court on a stretcher, judge adjourns trial till March 14
  • EFCC recovered N473bn, $98.2m, £294,851, others in 2017 –Magu
  • Constitution, Electoral Act amendments ready soon– Ekweremadu
  • Govs, NWC ask PDP senators, Reps to initiate restructuring bills
  • My Kano visit not political, says Osinbajo
  • Forex: Banks cancel commissions on PTA, tuition, medical bills
  • Contractors handling federal roads have been paid – FG

(www.punchng.com)

 

ThisDay

  • NA Committee Adopts Amendment Altering Sequencing of Elections
  • PDP, SERAP, Falana Condemn Harassment of Kassim Afegbua
  • Saraki: EFCC’s Turnaround on CCT Chairman, Suspicious
  • Bankers’ C’ttee Abolishes Commission on Retail Forex Transactions
  • FG Won’t Revisit Onshore-Offshore Dichotomy, Says APC Chieftain
  • Macron to Visit Nigeria, Address National Assembly
  • Buhari Appoints Tinubu to Lead Reconciliation Efforts in APC
  • Buhari Directs Security Agencies to Arrest, Prosecute Persons with Illegal Arms
  • Udoma: ERGP to Focus on Mobilising Private Investment Projects to Meet $245bn Target
  • JAMB: Over 1.4m Candidates Registered for 2018 UTME
  • Malabu Scandal: Eni’s Lawyer, Others Arrested for Allegedly Spying into Public Prosecutor’s Investigation
  • BUA Group to Construct N7.5bn 220-bed Specialist Hospital
  • Guide to Doing Business in Nigeria Makes a Debut
  • Buhari Declines Assent to Police Procurement Fund Bill, Two Others
  • House Urges AGF to Enable Metuh Get Medical Treatment Abroad
  • Institute to Launch Project OSEESE February 1
  • Military Expresses Dismay over Shettima’s Performance Rating of Lafia Dole Commanders
  • Customs Raids Ikoyi Parkview Estate, Seizes Four Rolls Royce, Other Luxury Cars Eromosele Abiodun
  • Anyaoku, Anambra Elders Call on FG for Reimbursement of N43bn Spent on Federal Roads
  • Failure of FG to Disarm Herdsmen Worrisome, Says Okowa
  • Amuka, Vanguard Publisher Lauds Lagos CP Femi Ogbonnikan
  • ZINOX Group Acquires Konga in Bold Return to e-Commerce
  • NPA Declares N300bn Revenue in 2017
  • Corruption Charge: Former FCT Minister Begs for
  • Security of Lives, Business Environment in Nigeria Must Be Prioritised, Say LCCI, Military
  • EFCC Arraigns Petroleum Engineer, Nwawka, Others for Money Laundering
  • Rivers, Imo on the Warpath over Okorocha’s Amnesty to Don Wanny’s Colleagues Ernest
  • Group: Looters Out to Blackmail Buhari to Regain Power
  • Akeredolu Signs Appropriation, Two Other Bills into Law
  • Lagos Moves Against Bureaucracy, Complacency Among Civil Servants
  • Dogara: Only Local Refining Can Cure Embarrassing Fuel Scarcity
  • House C’ttee Probes Environment Ministry over N480m Scrapped Wealth Scheme
  • FG, Others Approve $18m Transmission Station to Stabilise Lafia’s Power Supply
  • Seven Roasted, Another Injured in Ogun Multiple Road Mishap

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Tribune

  • Nasarawa agog as Buhari inaugurates market named after him
  • Police calling Gov Ortom ‘drowing man’, insult to Nigerian governors —Fayose
  • Ajimobi approves 2012-2016 promotions for workers
  • IBB’s spokesman slams N1bn suit against IGP, Police Force, 3 others
  • Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Tuesday lifted the curfew on Gboko town.
  • 8m Nigerians benefit from Social Investment Programme —Presidency
  • Nasir El-rufai and Arewa Youths
  • Gov El-Rufai worries over rising security challenges in Northern region
  • On JAMB’s new cut-off marks
  • JAMB to collaborate with EFCC to fight corruption
  • House of Representatives to visit Arik, Aero Airlines
  • Ambode allays fear of LASU-Ojo community on demolition
  • Judge ridiculed Nigeria by forcing Metuh to court on stretcher —Fayose
  • JAMB extends registration by five days
  • Alleged fraud: Court tells Uwajeh to appear in court or face warrant of arrest
  • Man, 2 others sent to prison for alleged rape of 14-yr-old girl
  • Task Force impounds 196 okada, to prosecute 72 riders in court
  • More than 300,000 displaced Nigerians taking refuge in neighbouring states —Minister
  • Man in court over alleged rape of 5-year-old girl
  • Banks in Britain, U.S. ban Bitcoin buying with credit cards
  • Israel kicks off deportation of African migrants
  • Trump accuses House intel panel’s top Democrat of leaking information
  • South Africa president ‘rejects ANC request’ to stand down
  • NPA generates N299.56bn revenue in 2017
  • Banks in Britain, U.S. ban Bitcoin buying with credit cards
  • Firstbank ATMs dispense N2.8 trillion
  • Australia green bond market muzzled by policy uncertainty
  • At 2018 Oodua Festival: Are Ona Kakanfo reverses Aole’s curse on Yoruba
  • Why you must visit Kano today
  • Erelu Asa endorses Tour Africa for orphans
  • Akinboboye inaugurates Destination Ouidah with 70 delegates
  • MBGN Tourism lays wreath at Mausoleum of Mass Burial

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

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