Dear Readers, Below are the Newspaper Headlines For Wednesday February 15th 2017


161 Nigerians Deported From Libya Arrive Lagos Airport

Insecurity: We’ve Men In 32 States Of The Federation — COAS

Peaceful Protest Is Citizens ‘ Right

Rangers Players Beg For Money

Two Ebonyi Female Students Recount Efforts To Avoid circumscision

South Africa, Not Cameroon, My Main Focus Now — Rohr

Abia Govt Begins Construction Of Underground Flood Channel In Aba

NPA, Intels Trade Tackles Over N403bn Debt

$1.2bn Malabu Deal: Shell, Agip Bid To Repossess OPL 245

Fake Naira Notes In Circulation Less Than One Percent — CBN

Lagos LG Polls Shifted To June — LASIEC Boss

FG Moves To Encourge Grassroots Sports Devt

Stealing Of Majek Fashek’s Song: Timi Dakolo Battles To Save His Name

NPA Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament Gallops Off

How FG Can Deal With $4bn Forex Demand Shortfall — KPMG

Nigeria Loses $100b Revenue To Pipelines Sabotage —Kachikwu

South East APC Plans Big Reception For Defectors

At The Completion Of Buhari’s 2nd Term In 2023 No One Would Be Able To Take Nigeria Back To Jonathan Days – SGF

Footballers Prone To Brain Damage – Study

IBB, Atiku In Closed-door Meeting

FG To Work With Illegal Oil Refiners – Osinbajo

Alleged N1.64bn Fraud: You’ve A Case To Answer, Court Tells Rev Nyame

Breaking: Court Orders Forfeiture Of Yakubu’s $9.8m, £74,000 Recovered By EFCC

Glo’s Professor Johnbull Reveals Valentine Pranks

What Etisalat Ambassadorial Deal Means To Me —Simi

Valentine’s Day: What Celebs Said To Their Loved Ones

Inside Story Of Grammy Awards 2017

S’Court Ruling: Confusion Continues In Anambra Central

AGF Seeks Upward Review Of Justice Ministry’s 2017 Budget Allocation

The Politics Of Magu’s Confirmation

Fayose Accuses FG Of Withholding Ekiti Allocation

Ogun Assembly Slashes Amosun’s N4bn Loan Request By Half

FG Moves To Encourge Grassroots Sports Devt

NPA Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament Gallops Off

Ex-Rangers Star Slumps, Dies


$151m deposits: Bankers, civil servants to face trial

Economy going out of recession, says Fed Govt

Buhari set to return, says Presidency

EFCC’s trial of Ladoja for alleged N4.7b theft aborted

TSA: Govt agencies rake in N13b daily

FUTA VC, bursar arraigned for alleged N156.9m fraud

Fed Govt unveils strategic plan on bond market

Nigeria loses $100b to pipelines vandalism

Malabu: Shell, Agip battle Fed Govt over OPL245 P6

Disquiet in CMD over debt, premature retirement of directors

Boko Haram: Reasons military must spare nobody

‘Rate of naira counterfeiting less than one per cent’

Plan for World Bank loan ready

Building hope, skills, incomes through entrepreneurship

So that MSMEs will grow

CPS: Lagos develops workers’ skill on pension administration

Wike’s odyssey

Revamping NDDC

Our Girls; Whistle-blowers pls; Hyper-pensioned politicians

Caring for all

AMCON takes over OAS Helicopter

Terminal operator accuses firm of stalling project expansion

Fashola disowns N2b ‘regional housing’ padded budget

Amina Mohammed pledges to prioritise Nigeria’s growth at UN

Lagos lawmakers: reopen Ondo Assembly

Ondo prepares for Akeredolu’s inauguration

Court remands two for alleged murder

N8b currency scam: ‘Syndicate behind fraud in CBN’

Alleged N1.64b fraud: Court insists Nyame must enter defence

It’s up to Nigerians to decide on restructuring, says Atiku

Magu: Court urged to disqualify Saraki, Akpabio, others from confirmation hearing

Ex-Rangers star Obiekwu slumps and dies in action

Bayern munich vs Arsenal

Man City confirm Gabriel Jesus fracture

ITTF World Championship: Nigeria leads 15 African countries to Germany

Maradona cost twice as much as Ronaldo

Gomis out for six weeks

I’ll support revival of National Theatre, says Ambode

Rok Studios premieres ‘Single Ladies’ for Valentine

Watch out for my AMVCA dress this year, says Mercy Aigbe-Gentry

Ex-Beauty Queen Ifunanya Igbobi empowers youths

Fed Govt unveils strategic plan on bond market

Nigeria loses $100b to pipelines vandalism

‘Rate of naira counterfeiting less than one per cent’

Plan for World Bank loan ready

Building hope, skills, incomes through entrepreneurship

So that MSMEs will grow


PSG hit four past Barcelona in Paris

UCL: PSG vs Barcelona (LIVE)

Arik suspends London, Johannesburg flight services

Nigeria, U.S. firms sign N241.6m solar energy MoU to power 25 communities

FG gives N70m grant to 56 inventors

FCT Minister wants all cattles coming into Nigeria tracked

PHOTONEWS: Dozens of Nigerians return from Libya

Oyo Govt. arrests 8 students over truancy

1.7m candidates to write 2017 UTME– JAMB

163 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

Andrew Yakubu’s gross miscalculations

Missing voices in rebuilding Nigeria’s Northeast

N111m Rivers election bribe

Buhari’s offerings and the imperative of a New Deal

Attention, JAMB registrar

TSA: 20,000 bank accounts closed, accruals hit N5.244trn

AMCON takes over OAS helicopters over debts

26 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, food items

Accolades, misgivings trail FG’s takeover of Arik Air

Afreximbank, Ecobank Transnational sign $500m MoU on trade finance

Presidency, Senate to clash over Magu again

Ex-NNPC boss Yakubu forfeits N3bn to FG

Only Nigerians can decide South East presidency – Atiku

SGF: Buhari will spend 8 years

PDP youth wants ‘looters’ names published

Dogara’s aide resigns, denies working against speaker

Forgery: Senators to settle with Saraki, Ekweremadu

INEC fails to call witnesses at Edo tribunal

Trump’s security adviser Flynn resigns

Fast-track ‘change’ agenda, Malaysian envoy charges FG

FG to sign tripartite agreement with Cameroun, UNCHR on refugees’ protection

Apartheid struggle: Govt to educate citizens about Nigeria’s role

Blast kills at least 13 in Lahore

Unfit tomato paste claim stirs fresh controversy

Nigeria unable to use existing funding for health

What is the price to pay for being obese or overweight?

Why budgets for child, family health should be increased

Water-borne diseases, scourge of FCT residents

‘Rangers target CAF Champions League group stage’

Tornadoes optimistic ahead clash with Plateau United

Rivers Utd not on Champions League tight rope – Igbinoba

Hungary to partner Nigeria on sports development

2017 NPA Lagos International Polo gallops off today


FG/ASUU renegotiation: FG inaugurates Babalakin committee

Minister attends ADB’s Internet confab

FG unveils accountability strategy in agric sector

INEC: 33 states without RECs, Reps told

Buhari’s health: I’m disappointed in Presidency –Tsav

Kebbi: I’ll dislodge Bagudu in 2019 -Shehu, APC chieftain

Ex-CBN deputy gov raises the alarm over fake naira notes

NNPC enlists DSS to monitor fuel distribution in Nigeria

NBL restates commitment to SMEs devt

… Rewards distributors with vans, cash, products

Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Cameroon vows to take 4 points off Eagles

… As Lawal warns Rohr over players experiment

AFCON miss, huge motivation for Eagles –Ogu


New Monarch Emerges in Igbara-Oke, Ondo

A notable business tycoon, Prince Adefarakan Agbede, has been elected the new Olowa of Igbara-Oke in Ifedore Local Government Area of…

President, Govs, Legislators for Book Launch in Abeokuta

Navy Arrests 17 Vessels, Crew for Maritime Illegalities

Umahi Demands Sack, Trial of Two Soldiers who Brutalised Physically-challenged Man

Principal, Seven Others Arraigned for Tampering with BEDC Meters

Atiku Visits IBB in Minna

Presidency: Buhari Needs Support to Fight Powerful Corrupt Elements

Buhari Condoles Adamu Fika on His Wife’s Death

Army Currently Deployed in 32 States, Says Buratai

The Virus of Hate Speech

2017 NPA Lagos International Polo Gallops off with Clashes in Silver Cup

PSG Maul Barca 4-0

Five Farmers, Two OPC Members Kidnapped in Lagos

Army Officers to Testify in Shiite Members’ Case in Kaduna Court

NIRSAL, NRC Begin North-South Movement of Grains by Rail

Sokoto Deputy Gov Seeks Support for Nigerian Army

Minister Laments Low Access to Credit Facilities by Cooperative Societies

North-east Rehabilitation: Adamawa Christians Accuse FG of Discrimination

Corps Member Builds Toilets at Bauchi NYSC Camp

W’Bank: In Lagos, Two Out of Three Persons Live in Slums

N1.2bn Share Fraud: NSE Absolves Itself of Negligence

Hope Rises for Arik after AMCON Take Over

ARMHIIL Invests $552m in Amandi Energy Power Plant in Ghana

NIMET, British America Tobacco Partner to Enhance Farmers’ Yield

Emezi: Future of Life Insurance Business in Nigeria is Bright

Edo Guber Poll: INEC Not Ready to Call Witnesses, Tribunal Adjourns…

For Anambra 2017, the Gladiators File Out Again

PDP Strong, Still Popular, Despite Loss of Power, Says Jonathan

Giving that Makes an Impact

Wike’s Excitable Projects

Lessons from Pakistan for Nigeria

Foreign Languages under the Spotlight

Death for Kidnappers, Ambode Got It Wrong – Olawale Fapohunda

Ex-Rangers Star, Obiekwu, Slumps, Dies in Action

Okpekpe Runners to Get Certificate of Attendance

Bayern, Arsenal Light up Allianz Arena in Round of 16 First Leg

Bale Left out of Real, Napoli Clash

Five Farmers, Two OPC Members Kidnapped in Lagos


Former NNPC boss Andrew Yakubu forfeits N3 billion to Nigerian govt

Mr. Yakubu, who reportedly admitted owning the money has since been arrested and is in custody of the EFCC.

Arik suspends flights to London, Johannesburg

Ebonyi governor wants soldiers sacked, prosecuted for attacking physically-challenged man

Nigerian Govt Orders Contractors Of Abandoned Projects In Niger Delta Back To Site

AMCON Takes Over Another Airline

I Was Paid To Testify In N10.9 Billion Fraud Trial Of Ex-bank Chief – Witness

Nigeria To Expand Treasury Single Account Coverage – Minister

How I Discovered Nigerian Bankers Involved In N8 Billion Currency Fraud – Witness

Hajj 2017: Nigerian Govt Urges States To Negotiate Favourable Accommodation For Pilgrims

Fidelity Bank Staff, Accomplice Jailed 6 Years For Stealing Bank’s N2 Million

Obasanjo Reveals ‘saddest Day’ Of His Life

Hajj Commission Pledges To Reward President Buhari’s Driver

How Suspects In N8 Billion Currency Scandal Stole N511 Million Cash – Witness

1.7 Million Candidates To Write 2017 UTME–JAMB

How Kwara Govt Freed Suspects Police Indicted In Deadly Jebba Attack

Court Declares Proxy Service On Olubadan Invalid

Ondo Commissioners, Lawmakers, Judges, Others Owed Six Months As Mimiko Leaves Office

Lagosians To Pay 20 To 67 Per Cent More For BRT, LAGBUS Fare From March

Man Kills Twin Daughters He Labeled ‘witches’

How Govt Will Engage Niger Delta Youth Involved In Illegal Oil Refining – Osinbajo

Edo Governorship Election: INEC Fails To Call Witnesses

Eight Die Of Lassa Fever In Nasarawa

APC Wins Plateau By-election

Kwara Denies Sacking Teachers

N1.64 Billion Fraud: Court Dismisses Nyame’s No-case Submission

Taraba Teachers Protest Non-payment Of Salaries

Church, Others Withdraw Suit Against Conversion Of Girl To Islam, Marriage

Nigerian Govt Awards N1.3 Billion Contract For Roads Rehabilitation In Kano, Katsina

Need To Reform Our Budgeting System, By Ojobo Atuluku

The Impervious Pendants Of Aso Rock, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

I Am My Own Master, By Pius Adesanmi

Arik Suspends Flights To London, Johannesburg

No Plan To Increase Taxes — Nigerian Govt

Head Of Nigeria’s Oil, Gas Free Zones Authority Wants Agency’s Establishment Law Amended

KPMG To Audit Arik, AMCON Says

INTERVIEW: What TEDxCalabar seeks to achieve – Bryce

PSG Demolish Barcelona

Representing Nigeria In CAF Champions League, Rangers Players Beg For Help

Yakubu Aiyegbeni Signs For Coventry City

Paris 4-0 Barcelona: Five Reasons For Valentine Day Massacre

Volleyball: Nigerian teams qualify for World Championships

Nazi-era German anthem at tennis tournament sparks outrage

Qatar spending N157 billion weekly on World Cup infrastructure projects — Official

32 UN personnel killed in 2016

Belgian minister’s bike stolen

U.S. legislators back ouster of Trump security advisor Flynn

Malaysian police confirm death of North Korean leader’s brother

Valentine: Thai govt hands out ‘magic pills’ to promote birth rate

U.S. National Security Adviser, Flynn, resigns

Valentine: Indonesian mayor raids shops selling condoms

North Korea reacts after latest nuclear-capable missile test


Man arrested for killing his children

Popular comic Nollywood actor robbed.

Acting president, Osinbajo in Imo state

APC ready to take over South East

Don’t read meaning to my Babangida visit– Atiku

27 illegal Pharmaceutical shops closed in Lagos

We are not planning to increase taxes-Nigerian govt

FG lost N1.5bn in fraud case

I will pronounce Biafra on March 15– BZF leader, Benjamin Onwuka

Investigation into real owners of companies and business by FG

Angola leads Nigeria again in producing oil

How I discovered Nigerian bankers involved in N8 billion currency fraud – Witness

NPS to recruit 6,545 Nigerians

Revealed! Plot to blackmail CBN Governor

Former PHB bank director in EFCC net


Malabu Oil Deal: Shell, Agip Seek Withdrawal Of Forfeiture Order

DMO Set To Roll Out FGN Savings Bond

2019: Atiku Revs Up Political Consultation

Trump’s National Security Aide, Flynn, Resigns Over Russian Contacts

Ortom Appoints New SSG, Drops Five Cabinet Members

Nothing To Show That S’East Is Part Of Nigeria –Okorocha

Bayelsa Celebrates Anniversary Of Dickson’s Administration

rawal Of Forfeiture Order

Kwankwaso Vs Ganduje: Any End In Sight?

Lamentation At Power Sector Dialogue

When Silence Is Golden

Of APC Chieftain And Dashed Hope

The Leadership Question

Edo Poll: INEC Fails To Open Defence Against PDP, Ize-Iyamu

Stock Market Down With 0.84% Loss

FG To Expand TSA Coverage –Adeosun

Widening Exchange Rate Gap Threatens Remittances To Nigeria

Seafarers In Dilemma Over IMO’s Financial Security Plan

Complaints Mount Over Excess Bank Charges

NPA Issues Deadline To Truckers Operating At Ports

Confronting Bigotry In Southern Kaduna

US Magazine, Playboy, Reinstates Nudity

Siasia Inches Closer To Rwandan Job

Rafa, Toni To Part Ways In 2018

Bayern: Matthaus Tasks Wenger On Iwobi, Ozil

Come For Your Medals, Organisers Urge Race Finishers

Ex-Rangers Star, Obiekwu Dies

Sevilla Join Race To Sign Onyekuru

Boko Haram: I Killed 10-year-old Because He Knows Me

Gunmen Abduct Two OPC Members, Five Farm Workers

FUTA VC, Bursar Arraigned For N157m Fraud

Imo Has Nothing To Show For Supporting APC – Okorocha

Seven Kidnapped In Lagos

Ban On `danfo’: Don’t Panic – Lagos NURTW Tells Members

The Need For First-rate Hospital Facilities

Dickson: Celebrating 5yrs Of Selfless Service

Local Govts, Key To National Development – Ogbulafor

Need To Boost Domestic Investors In Stock Market

CBN: Rate Of Naira Counterfeiting Is Below 1%

Jesus’ Injury Gives Iheanacho Fresh Hope

GTBank Reinstates Commitment To NPA Lagos Polo


Yakubu Makes Coventry Debut, Ikeme Concedes 30th Goal, Aluko Helps Fulham Win

UCL: PSG Stun Barcelona As Benfica Edge Dortmund

Okpekpe Road Race Runners To Get Certificate Of Attendance

Yakubu: I’m On Rescue Mission At Coventry City

MFM To Host Rangers In Season’s First Friday Night Game

Rwanda Shortlist Siasia, Leekens, 6 Others For Head Coach Job

Man City Confirm Iheanacho Rival Gabriel Jesus Injury

Buruj Academy Players Sorry For Young Strikers Defeat

Rohr: Eagles Are Underdogs Vs Cameroon; Need Senegal, Ghana/Morocco Friendlies

Omeruo Hails Oshoala’s China Switch

NAIJA EURO SQUAD: 14 Nigerian Stars Set For UCL, Europa Action

Katsina United Chairman Plans Investment Scheme For Players

Aminu Fails To Save Portland Trail Blazers

Lobi Stars Coach, Uwua: My Suspension Because Of Home Draw Uncalled For

Iheanacho Dropped Again As Man City Cruise Into 2nd Place

Katsina United Players Get N50k Reward After Lobi Draw

Delighted Yobo Welcomes New Baby Girl

New Remo Stars Coach Osho Targets CAF Champions League

Iwobi Set For Bayern UCL Test; Ogu, Simon, Ideye In Europa Action

Mountain Biking: Monster Energy Presents DarkFest, Showcases Highest Jumps In The World

Yakubu Joins Third-Tier Coventry City On Short-Term Deal


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