Today’s major headlines (Wednesday, March 5, 2014)

  • No end, as Boko Haram kills another 40 in Borno 
  • Fuel scarcity: 74 million litres of PMS arrives Lagos port 
  • Jonathan sacks heads of NCAA, FAAN, NAMA, NCAT 
  • 2015: ‘You’ve no powers to stop Jonathan,’ Jubril Aminu tells Northern politicians 
  • 2015 would be brutal for economy –Okonjo-Iweala 
  • Cultists on rampage in Nsukka 
  • Obesere arrested for alleged rape
  • Jubilation as police promotes 24, 118 officers 
  • Pastor arrested for conducting virginity test on member with finger  
  • Man, 23, remanded for chopping off woman’s finger 
  • 2015: Police alert political parties on plot to foment crisis in Niger Delta 
  • Father kills daughter in Ogun  
  • Depositors of failed banks to share N105 billion -NDIC  
  • Poverty, ignorance, Awo’s greatest enemies -Aregbesola 
  • Okonjo Iweala denies Budget Office ghost workers’ story 
  • Jonathan to swear in new Ministers, reshuffles cabinet today 
  • Petroleum ministry unable to account for N500 million PIB publicity funds 
  • Nigerian millionaires to soar 47 per cent in next four years, study says 
  • Ukraine crisis: Nigerian students safe, confined to campuses, says Envoy 
  • National Assembly probes PTI’s N1.1 billion missing vessel 
  • National Assembly, INEC on collision course over electronic voting in 2015 
  • Job creation, war against graft, top APC manifesto 
  • Ekiti Assembly calls on National Assembly to commence impeachment process of Jonathan 
  • DG Budget office, explains drop in budget estimates 
  • Lawyer asks court to stop National Conference 
  • I’m bound to deliver, says Amaechi  
  • BOI grants N2.3 billion loans to businesses in Enugu 
  • CBN to liquidate 83 microfinance banks 
  • 30 winners emerge at Lagos HOMS maiden draw 
  • Fayose, Olubolade disagree on consensus 
  • Police arrest man for defrauding widows 
  • Rivers get zero allocation for roads in 2014 FG budget 
  • Govs abusing me, not helping their states -Jonathan 
  • Fighter jets, troops halt Boko Haram advance in Damaturu 
  • Guard finds bomb inside bank in Osun 
  • Pistorius killed girlfriend after ‘loud’ argument – prosecutor 
  • Al-Jazeera reporters’ trial to resume in Egypt 
  • Lagos to sue FG over federal allocation 
  • FG slashes police salary budget by N13 billion –IG 
  • ‘Osun owes N30 billion’ 
  • Omisore is an unserious aspirant –Aregbesola 
  • Ekiti gov campaigns begins March 23 –INEC 
  • ‘Nigeria will witness shorter raining season n 2014’ 
  • Pension thief  loses hotel to FG 
  • Brazil has a lot of work to do –FIFA 
  • Fuel scarcity may persist, says DPR 
  • Why we killed students, Boko Haram suspect



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