Today’s major headlines (Wednesday, February 26, 2014)

  • Boko Haram in gruesome murder of 43 FGC students 
  • Sanusi asks court to reinstate him 
  • Father arrested for padlocking son’s mouth, beating him to death 
  • Dickson’s sister-in-law, female lawyer in fisticuffs on the streets of Yenagoa 
  • Insurgency, non-passage of PIB lead to rise in cost of oil and gas projects
  •  Jonathan goofed on Borno, says APC 
  • God saved Rivers from anarchy, says Abe
  • Atiku, Amaechi, others reject Jonathan’s overtures
  •  Opposition party makes u-turn, votes to attend National Conference
  •  Marwa threatens to dump APC for PDP
  •  Tinubu: Nigeria sits on a time bomb with youth unemployment
  •  PPPRA paid N832 billion as subsidy to oil marketers in 2013
  •  FG: Second Niger Bridge to gulp N117 billion
  •  Jonathan: Efficient Auditor-General key to fighting corruption
  •  Equities market extends gains as banking stocks rebound
  •  NSE dumps trade alert, introduces X alert
  •  INEC identifies logistics, funding as major challenges facing 2015 elections
  •  Skye Bank chairman: Boko Haram has taken freedom of religion too far
  •  Maku: Sanusi is a voodoo statistician, not a whistle blower
  •  Ejigbo torture: Police arrest 12 suspects, declare four others wanted
  •  Court strikes out Doyin Abiola’s name from fraud case
  •  Missing $20 billion: I want the whole truth, says Okonjo-Iweala
  •  Jonathan doesn’t have full grasp of what is expected of him as President, C-in-C -APC
  •  Edo government, doctors reach agreement
  •  Protests as rapists go on rampage in Anambra
  •  Amaechi to British govt: Tell Jonathan to step up fight against corruption
  •  Policeman attacks wife with cutlass over missing N70,000
  •  NNPC denies conniving with Swiss companies to defraud Nigeria
  •  2015: INEC will create 150,000 polling booths -Jega
  •  Ondo Assembly Speaker dies at 53
  •  ‘Students of state varsities to pay more’
  •  Beyond pleasure, sex is a medicine
  •  NLC to President: Fight corruption not CBN gov.
  •  Butchers to wear uniform in Lagos
  •  Poor police budget threatens 2015 polls -Senate
  •  ‘Sanusi not a hero’ – Yinka Odumakin
  •  Planned strike by aviation workers put on hold –official
  •  Reps order NNPC to produce 5-year crude oil sales figures
  •  Reps query education minister over N53 billion overhead
  •  Police: 1,000 budget allocation threatens 2015 election
  •  Naira pressure worsens as reserves fall to $40.46 billion

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