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Below are the Newspaper Headlines For Wednesday February 1st 2017,


Muslim Group Urges Ministry To Regulate Religious Preaching

Extradition: SANs Tackle US, NDLEA Over Kashamu

Ex-CJN S Collect, Share Bribes To Judges –Sagay

Archbishop To Religious Leaders: Don’t Incite Followers

Budget: Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara Meet In Aso Rock

NYSC DG To Corps Members: Be Bridge Builders

Residents Protest Benin DISCO’s Billing System

Senate’s 3-day Dissection Of 2017 Budget

Governance Must Be Anchored On Service To The People – Jimoh

N’West Confidence Vote On Buhari And 2019 Question

Who Wants Buhari Dead?

Kashamu Battles For Survival

PDP: Gana’s C’ttee Shifts Submission Of Report To Feb. 7

Banks Brace For Scrutiny As Earnings Season Looms

Analysts Doubt Recovery Of N561.1bn Looted Funds

NPA, Customs To Attract FDI With Single Window

CBN: January Manufacturing PMI Falls To 48.2

Forex Policy: Coalition Group Urges Support For FG, CBN

Stevedoring: Govt Loses Revenue To Unauthorised Contractors

Anonymous Presidential Communication

Controversy Over Big Brother Nigeria In South Africa

AFCON: Egypt Chase History Against Burkina Faso

President Buhari Condoles With Dalung

Renard Open To Lead B’ Bafana Against Nigeria

Djokovic: Federer’s Win Boost For Tennis

Ambode Has Provided Prize Money -Olopade

NWFL Mourns Dalung’s Wife

Three Friends’ Kidnappers Demand $30,000

Illegally Refined Kerosene Floods Delta

Rivers CP, Odesanya, Dies At 56

Four Men Gang-rape 11-year-old Pupil

10 Killed In Taraba Communal Clash

Immigration Repatriates 101 Aliens

That Misnomer At Umaru Yar’Adua Varsity

Obasanjo’s Nod For Ogun West In 2019

An Igbo Man’ll Contest 2019 Presidency – Okorie

Banks Brace For Scrutiny As Earnings Season Looms

NSE Industrial Index Records Highest Decline In 2016

Nigeria Saves N271.6bn From Rice Import


Why I Can’t Be Called A Bench Warmer In The House — Rep Jimoh

UNICEF, NOA Sensitize Igbo Nursing Mothers On Breast Feeding

We’ve Recovered Sensitive Boko Haram Documents—LAI MOHAMMED

After Court Victory Ibori To Return Home Soon

2017 Budget: Saraki, Dogara, Adeosun, Udoma Confer With Osinbajo

Akwa Ibom: We’ve Forgiven PDP, But Not Forgotten Their Deed — Efanga

Man Allegedly Swindles 3 American Women Of $3,437

Bring Killers Of Ben Onyechere To Book, Orji Tells IG

N44.1b To Fight Malnutrition In North-East—UNICEF

Anambra: Our Continuity Plan Was Scuttled – Obaze

FG, IOCs, NDDC Agree On N-Delta Devt Template

NAFDAC Receives Accreditation Certificate From American Agency

Edo Election Tribunal: PDP Witnesses Confess Using Fake Addresses, Signatures

Army Embarks On Barracks’ Agric Project To Keep Women, Youths Busy

Cameroon Boycott Training Over Bonus

Burkina Faso Dare Egypt

FA Cup: Ikeme Happy To Confront Victor Moses

Apostle Suleiman: How CAN Brokered Peace With DSS

2015 Election Cost N1 Trillion – INEC

Why We Need NASS’ Approval For $30bn Loan – Amaechi

Foreign Reserve Now $27.4bn

CJN: Afenifere Gives Buhari Ultimatum To Forward Onnoghen’s Name

How Justice Ademola Requested N25m Bribe To Grant Me Bail – Witness

Beware Of Fake Vanguard Websites

Burna Boy To Fans: Earn A Degree Before Pursuing Dream Career

Hip Hop Artistes At War Over Nationwide Protest

BBN: On Gifty Marital Status: Fans Flood Hubby’s Facebook Page

Big Brother Naija : 3 Housemates Up For Eviction

Finally, PMAN Set To Hold Delegates’ Conference, Elect New Leaders

I Didn’t Misappropriate N15m, Says Suspended Ondo Speaker

Zakzaky: Buhari’s APC Led Govt Number One Law Breaker In The Country – Fayose

Adebayor Joins Istanbul Basaksehir

Aubameyang: I Want To Leave Dortmund


Workers’ salary: Caution Bello, Kogi APC chieftains urge FG

Buhari calls Dalung, condole him over wife’s death

‘Saraki accepts Chief of Staff’s resignation’

N1.2billion Fraud: EFCC to arraign Bala, ex-FCT Minister’s son tomorrow

PHOTONEWS: Heavy rainfall causes traffic gridlock in Lagos metro

Electricity: Lagos residents protest ‘4 months of darkness’

Ortom denies ceding Agatu land to herdsmen

Man removes clothes, runs naked in Utako

Those wishing Buhari dead dare God – Ortom

FCT council to establish microfinance bank

Cameroon not threat to Eagles’ World Cup ticket – Siasia

Taraba state reintroduces annual school games

NBBF targets Afrobasket Championship title with D’Tigress

Ichull, Makama sure of victory over unbeaten Plateau Utd

Serena picked as greatest female player

Enyimba star Bassey joins Barcelona

‘Prize money for access Bank Lagos City Marathon ready’

Saraki lauds SWAN at 53

Buhari, NWFL condole Dalung

FG powers 200 Abuja homes with solar, targets 20,000

Aviation crisis: 10 Aero planes stuck at Lagos airport

Oil price: Exxon Mobil earnings tumble by $8.3bn in 2016

Med-View Airline listing adds N14bn to market cap

FG in a fix over national carrier

Rebels in deadly attack on Saudi warship

Customs declares 2 officers wanted over seized rifles

Atiku denies hands in Oba Akiolu’s forced retirement

Govt to ban full-face veil in public places

Bomber kills varsity graduate in Maiduguri attack

Rebels in deadly attack on Saudi warship

Govt to ban full-face veil in public places

Lawmakers begin debate on Brexit

Coup attempt: UN demands release of Rwanda case judge

King hails ‘return home’ to AU after 33 years

What I discussed with APC leaders on SGF — Shehu Sani

Yorubas in North rally support for Buhari

What shocked me as Kogi gov — Bello

Judiciary has ended Fayose’s dictatorship — Aluko

I turned down ministerial, deputy gov offers from APC — Tata

Foundation strategises against polio, child killer diseases

FG to set up NAFDAC labs across the country

My brother’s lungs have failed

‘People should not patronise open drug markets’

Do not eat Suya without vegetables

Cameroon not threat to Eagles’ World Cup ticket – Siasia

Taraba state reintroduces annual school games

NBBF targets Afrobasket Championship title with D’Tigress

Ichull, Makama sure of victory over unbeaten Plateau Utd

Serena picked as greatest female player


Igbo presidency in 2023: Okorocha on his own –Ohanaeze

•Gov’s call okay, say others

Pere Ajuwa dies at 76

Military arrests Boko Haram sponsors

•2 politicians, traditional ruler, Islamic clerics in custody •Graduate, awaiting NYSC call-up, bomber killed in blast

Having lost Sambisa, Boko Haram now goes for media war –Lai Mohammed

2019: No problem with mega party if…, says Saraki

We’ll dislodge APC, PDP -Sani, mega party chair

… Says it will be suicidal for INEC not to register party

Cooking gas prices soar amidst NLNG’s 26,000mt supply

Airlines rake in N719.4bn from tickets sales in 21 months

…As FG seals BASA with Bahamas, Seychelles

We’re not in charge of oil block funds –NNPC

China move: Ighalo completes medical check

• As Eagles winger joins Barca

AFCON 2017: Egypt seeks victory over Burkina Faso

Rangers patron commends Ugwuanyi over Chukwu

Ibori returns to Nigeria soon

Anyaoku, ex-Commonwealth scribe, to chair The Sun Awards

Osinbajo flags-off 20,000 solar powered lighting systems

Stop making incisive comments, DSS warns Apostle Suleiman


Suicide Bomber Kills Vigilante at Maiduguri Mosque

Boko Haram ambushes police convoy on highway

Court Dismisses Appeal against Fayose’s Unfrozen Account

FORBES Afrique Interviews 14-year-old Zuriel Oduwole for February 2017 Edition

Okah Seeks Court’s Permission to File No Case Submission

Publisher Still in Detention after Court Orders His Release

APC Not Opposed to SGF’s Corruption Probe, Says Shehu Sani

Orient Petroleum Partners Àrgentil, Dharmattan on Gas Development in Anambra Basin

Lagos Moves to Sanitise Petroleum Product Storage Facilities and Depots

Pakistan Foreign Minister: Purchase of Our Military Aircraft by Nigeria Huge Breakthrough for Us

Senate: Establishment of Maritime University in Niger Delta Non-negotiable

Amaechi, Alhassan, Jibrin, Others Eulogise Nigerian UN Deputy Secretary General-designate, Mohammed

ADP Promises to Replace Civil Rule with Democracy in Nigeria

Atiku Denies Link with Oba Akiolu’s Retirement from Police

Witness: My Wife Wrote Petition Alleging Demand for N25m Bribe by Justice Ademola

NEITI Incorporates FOI Clause to Advance Extractive Sectors’ Transparency

Gbaramatu Kingdom: There’s No Plan by Niger Delta to Secede

SANs Tackle U.S., NDLEA over Kashamu

OPEC Records 82% Compliance on Output Cuts

NBS: Telecoms Subscriber Base Rises to 154.5m in Q4 2016

Apostle Suleiman: IPOB Decries Hypocrisy of DSS in Handling National Issues

NTIC Kidnapping: Police Arrest Two More Suspects, Recover N3m

Sharia: Man Jailed for 12 Months for Selling Alcohol

Senate Committee Begins Investigations into Southern Kaduna Crisis

HURIWA Urges N’Assembly to Pass Law Criminalising Blackmail, Prescribes Seven Years Jail Term

Benue Has Not Ceded Any Land to Fulani Herdsmen, Says Ortom

LASG Cancels Official Number Plates, Orders Re-issuance

Faleke Leads Delegation of Kogi Stakeholders to Aso Rock

Tertiary Health Institutions Want TETFund for Infrastructure development

More Firms Eye Commercial Paper Funding, Market Attracts N240bn

JTF Foils Attack on Mosque in Maiduguri

In Reopening in 2nd Qtr, Forcados Pipeline Set to Boost Oil Exports

Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Declines in January

FG Plans to Issue $300m Diaspora Bond by June

Groups Drums Support for FG, CBN

Fitch Revises Lagos’ Outlook to Negative; Affirms ‘B+’ Rating

UBA strengthens brand Afiliation on Nigerian Campuses

Forte Oil Records Profit Before Tax of N5.3 Billion, Pays No…

INEC Sets up Committee to Review Electoral Constituencies

INEC Probe Panel to Submit Report Next Week on N23bn Bribery…

LGs in Search of Autonomy

Fake Dollar Syndicate Nabbed in Lagos

Practicing “Wantedness”: Five Key Ways

Ambode’s Massive Infrastructure Plan

Carl Ikeme Up against Victor Moses’ Chelsea in Fifth Round

Transfer: Odion Ighalo Close to China Deal


Nigeria declares senior Customs officials wanted over importation of rifles

Two officials were declared wanted Tuesday night.

Fresh violence erupts in Taraba, 10 killed

Strip police of power to prosecute criminal cases, Judge advises Nigerian govt

Southern Kaduna Attackers Not Punished For 35 Years – El Rufai

No Work, No Pay: Nigerian Govt Warns Striking Polytechnic Lecturers

Osinbajo Meets National Assembly Leadership On 2017 Budget

Court Throws Out EFCC’s Appeal On Fayose’s Bank Account

Police, SSS, Army To Join In Enforcement Of Speed-limiters — FRSC

Afrobeat Singer, Dede, Storms Out Of Radio Interview After Clash With Femi Adesina

Saraki’s Chief Of Staff Resigns

Ajaokuta Will Help Nigeria Save $5 Billion From Importation

Witness Contradicts Self In Trial Of Accused Judge

Atiku Denies Being Behind Oba Of Lagos Forced Retirement From Police

EFCC To Arraign Ex-Minister Bala Mohammed’s Son For Alleged N1.2 Billion Fraud

Ogun Assembly Passes Bill Upgrading MAPOLY To University

Protest In Ekiti After Traditional Ruler Allegedly Shoots Resident Dead

N15 Million Scandal: Suspended Ondo Speaker Denies Wrongdoing

CJN: Onnoghen’s Confirmation Will Test Buhari’s Religious, Ethnic ‘bias’ — Lawmakers

Suleja Depot Fire Will Not Affect Petrol Supply – NNPC

Tributes Pour In For Late Nigerian Minister

Man With Over 80 Wives Buried

Yola Market On Fire

Court Adjourns Trial Of Borno Council Chairman Accused Of Diverting 300 Bags Of Rice Meant For IDPs

13 Killed In Multiple Accidents In Gombe

President Buhari Is Sick, So What?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

The Naira Is Dead: Lets Redenominate The Currency Before Its Too Late!, By Paul Alaje

El-Rufai: A Critic’s Desperation For Silence, By Immanuel Ibe Anyanwu

Illegal Arms: A Threat To Nigeria’s Existence, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

2017 Health Budget: A Long Walk To Reaching The Global Target For Nutrition, By Jayne Arinze-Egemonye

Ruggedman Blasts Blackface For Condemning 2Face-led Anti-govt Protest

Nigeria Can Produce 3 Million Barrels Of Crude Per Day, Says Kachikwu

Global Oil Output Falls By 1.07 Million Bpd In January

Kaduna Electricity Company Seeks Govt Help In Getting Bank Credit

AfDB Introduces New Model To Allow Faster Disbursement

EPL: Iwobi Scores As Arsenal Suffer Shock Defeat

Elsewhere, Liverpool and Chelsea shared the spoils at Anfield as their game ended in a 1-1 draw.

Nigeria’s Ezekiel Bassey Joins Barcelona

Nigerian Defender, Taye Taiwo Joins Swiss Club

Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea | Wijnaldum Cancels Out Luiz’s World-class Freekick

Christian Chukwu heads Rangers FC new management

Lagos roads to be closed for Marathon race

AU Approves Libya Peace Plan, Calls For New Unity Govt

Obama backs protests against Trump’s Refugee Order

Trump fires acting Attorney-General for refusing to enforce travel ban

U.S. deploys ‘iron soldiers’ to Europe, warns Russia


FG appeals to ASUP to shelve strike

I didn’t misappropriate N15m, says suspended Ondo Speaker

Okah: Court adjourns no case submission hearing till March 15

ISIS claims responsibility for killing Egyptian troops in Sinai

Big Brother Naija : 3 Housemates up for eviction

Rivers State Police Commissioner is dead

Admission: FG bans students without farming interests in agric varsity

National Trail Publisher Still In Detention Despite Court Order

A’Ibom ex-Speaker kidnapped, rescued

$40m contract scam: Absence of witnesses stalls trial of Jonathan’s cousin

El-Zakzaky, wife serve disobedience of court order notice on AGF

Ogun pays N1.7b to another batch of pensioners

Ogun commences Buhari’s free meal programme in 1, 554 schools

Obasanjo and 2019 Igbo Presidency

US travel ban row halts Dollar recovery


Ex-minister’s son ‘pays N1b cash for land, four houses’

Osinbajo: homes, offices to rely on off grid power

Amaechi: China’s $1.5b loan for Lagos-Ibadan rail ready

Council poll: Ajimobi, Alaafin seek out-of-court option

Reps seek revocation of oil bloc licences

Turkish school kidnap suspects held in ikorodu

Osinbajo orders probe of contract fraud claim in water ministry

Nigeria can produce three million bpd, says Kachikwu

‘Safety culture in manufacturing poor’

Turning cassava waste to wealth

Fed Govt remits N13.2b pension contribution

Three Ps of FinTech

‘More homes to rely on off grid power’

Restarting the North again

Appointment to the office of CJN

Lending them a helping hand

Handling Biafra agitations

Peter Obi’s revelation

Our Girls; Maths; ‘Violent Death Calculator’; Love Nigeria

Commandant’s killing

I am no religious bigot, El-Rufai replies critics

Boko Haram plans to launch media war on Nigeria, says minister

Tribunal declines PDP’s, Ize-Iyamu’s bid to bring new evidence

Ex-Governor Ibori set to return

No warning strike in labour law, says Ngige

Rivers police chief Odesanya dies at 56

Vampire: Prisons Comptroller- General visits Imo

Nigeria in critical phase, says Lagos chief

Mother, uncle, policeman allegedly torture teenager to death

Council lifts 1,000 pupils with educational kits

Father of three killed in land dispute

Ezekiel Bassey joins Barca B

Ikechukwu Ibenegbu:Injury not career threatening

I’m happiest man in the world, says newly wedded Dele Ajiboye

ABS won’t get carried away, Makinwa vows

Minister of Sports late wife for burial, Feb 4

Makanjuola impressed with large turnout at Water FC open trial

Court adjourns trial of MCSN, officers

Akinyemi: I want to provide new direction for Ekiti

How BBNaija contestants voted themselves for eviction

‘Unlocking our N15 trillion creative economy’

Why we need musicians union in Nigeria, by Eno Louis

FG partners Lagos State on National Theatre

‘R2 Stations is about youth and entertainment’

‘Safety culture in manufacturing poor’

Turning cassava waste to wealth

Fed Govt remits N13.2b pension contribution

Three Ps of FinTech


Watford Boss Mazzarri Wishes Ighalo Goodluck In China

Echiejile Joins Sporting Gijon On Loan From Monaco

Moses Starts, Costa Misses Penalty As Liverpool Hold Chelsea

Iwobi Scores As Watford Shock Arsenal; Ndidi, Musa Fall With Leicester

Arsenal Celebrate ‘Big 17’ Iwobi’s 50th Appearance

Watford Confirm Ighalo’s £20m Move To China’s Changchun

Arokoyo Ruled Out Of MLS Season, Set For Surgery

Rizespor Confirm Igiebor Signing From Maccabi Tel Aviv

Ezekiel Bassey Joins Barcelona B From Enyimba

Mourinho: Man United Must Not Drop Points Vs Hull

Ex-Flying Eagle Akabueze Joins Turkish Club Boluspor

Adebayor Joins Turkish Title Challengers Istanbul Basaksehir

Esin: I Pick Ghana Over Cameroon For AFCON Final

Clement Rues Rangers’ Slow Start, Still Eyes NPFL Title

Akpom Joins Brighton On Loan

FA Cup: Ikeme To Face Moses As Man United Draw Blackburn

Chukwu Appointed Rangers General Manager

West Brom Offer Loan Deal As Ighalo Nears £22m China Move

Aigbogun Rejects Hearts Of Oak Coaching Offer

Klopp Tips Chelsea To Win EPL Title, Won’t Rule Out Mane

Taye Taiwo Joins Swiss Club FC Lausanne


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