Dear Reader, Newspaper Headlines For Monday Februaryy 27th 2017


DSS recovers weapons, 45 car keys from Suswam

…says ex-governor helping with investigation

141 domestic airlines collapsed in 17 years –NCAA

I may run for President, says Tinubu

I’ve taken back seat with Sheriff as PDP chairman – Bode George

National Assembly, not INEC’ll decide – Okorie

Buhari’s health and APC’s apathy

Bassey is Sterling Bank’s Chief Marketing Officer

NAICOM: Enhancing operations through sanctions

United Capital: Bottom line growth spurs demand for shares

NPFL: Plateau Utd, Enyimba, Rivers suffer defeats

Arsenal’s Nwakali returns home on short break

Anderlecht: Tielemans expensive than Ndidi

Obama, daughter, Malia, attend ‘The Price’ on Broadway

‘Moonlight’ sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

Crippled by police bullets, abandoned in hospital

… man begs IG, Lagos CP for assistance

Kano marries off 1,520 women

Robbers, amourer held in Abia

Ekiti 2018: The equity question

Of NAFDAC, imported garri and disposable syringes

Buhari has done his best –Obasanjo

…says MASSOB, IPOB, militants want more national cake

Still a long wait for Diaspora, e-voting

‘Multiple taxes threaten foreign investment in manufacturing’

Of NCS, helicopters’ seizure and information mgt

Terminator star, Bill Paxton, dead at 61

Two Chinese arrested for N5bn substandard tyres

Essence of new foreign exchange policy

2,000 tax defaulting firms apply for waiver

CBN disburses fresh $221.37m for BTA, school fees, others


Demolition: ‘300 mechanics jobless in Lagos’

We won’t allow violation of workers’ rights in Chevron-PENGASSAN

FG told to reinvest recovered funds on economy

15 individuals, 5 organizations get NPC productivity awards

Sheriff to sue Makarfi for ‘contempt’

FX scarcity: 40% of domestic aircraft on ground

Ministry, CPC to save consumers from telecoms abuses

FCMB gives scholarships, car to customers

Etisalat introduces Facebook free connectivity

‘FG’s small scale business clinics will grow GDP’

Army cancels recruitment exams after ‘leak’

DSS arrests Suswam over firearms, land titles, cars

FG hires 350,000 more graduates for N-Power

At 93rd birthday bash, Mugabe says he won’t quit

Looters want Buhari dead — SGF

Sokoto PDP unanimously backs Makarfi

NASS members absent at APC zonal meeting

Tambuwal uses APC meeting to urge prayers for Buhari

Masari, Emir of Kano attend funeral prayers of late Aminatu

Kano spends N200m on mass wedding for 1,520 couples

Aregbesola condemns spurious spiritual psychiatric centre

17 years after prison, OBJ sought Mandela, Tutu advice to run in 1999 polls

Aftermath of Osinbajo’s visit: FAAN begins repair of equipment at Lagos Airport

Katsina govt, traditional councils holds prayers for Buhari

CHRICED lauds release of kidnapped Germans, wants perpetrators punished

…APC group seeks fresh poll

El-Rufai’s aide wants inter-state integration

Duke advocates staggering of elections

Thousands march in Moscow for Nemtsov

Foreign minister makes surprise visit to Baghdad

At 93rd birthday bash, Mugabe says he won’t quit

Puntland troops stage short mutiny ‘over unpaid salaries’

4 ways Apple Cider Vinegar will change your life

Super Foods which help reduce belly fat

Anti-aging: Super foods you should know about

Single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism – Research

‘Using many social media sites tied to depression’

Ibrahimovic scores brace as Man Utd lift EFL Cup

Maigari, Lulu, Adamu, six others back Hayatou for CAF presidency

IfeanyiUbah down Plateau Utd, Pillars tame Wikki

I am a clean athlete, says Farah

Lagos Fifth Chukker retain Majekodunmi title, Kano Agad lift Low Cup


Another staff of Katsina-Ala college of education killed in Benue

Kebbi gov weeps during prayer for Buhari

…Niger declares one week special prayers and fasting

Soldiers recover body of murdered businessman in Aba

Rivers rerun and the indictment of security agencies

INEC should conduct Anambra Central rerun without delay –Umeh

Kaduna killings: Govt must win confidence of all -Sirajo

Expect 100% fare hike: Domestic airlines tell Nigerian travellers

Delay in Ogoni clean-up raises fresh concerns

Discos ripping off electricity consumers with crazy bills –Don

CAF Election: Hayatou’s loyalists gang up against Pinnick

Musa sad over Ranieri’s sack

SAFA condemns xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, others


How Mandela, Desmond Tutu encouraged me to contest Nigeria’s presidential election – Obasanjo

A church service was held for the former president’s 80th birthday.

Not interested in releasing El-Zakzaky, wife, Nigerian government appeals court judgement

SSS raids former Benue Governor Suswam’s property, ‘recovers arms, ammunition’

Nigerian Army Arrests Three Foreign Boko Haram Suspects

Ekiti PDP Senator Ignores Fayose, Declares Support For Sheriff

Osinbajo Not Responsible For Aviation Sector Reform – Minister

Ogun, Lagos, Kano Lead Nigeria’s 80,000 Road Accidents In Three Years

Buhari Has Not Disappointed Me, Obasanjo Says; Opposes National Conference

Nigerian Navy To Establish War College

Osinbajo Felicitates With Shagari At 92

SSS Warns Politicians Against “inciting Utterances, Unauthorised Political Campaign”

Police Arrest 12 Over Diversion Of 45,000 Litre Diesel Truck

Group Launches ‘Corruption Anonymous’ To Aid Whistle Blower Policy

Emir Sanusi Urges Unity Among Muslims

Police Rescue 26 Persons From ‘strange Mental Home’

INEC Finally Concludes Rivers Rerun Elections With PDP Victory

INEC Staff Kidnapped, Released In Rivers

Wike Orders Arrest Of 15 Mechanics Caught Burning Tyres, Oil

Governor Umahi Emerges Chairman Of South-East Governors’ Forum

Ebonyi Govt ‘bureaucracy’ Delays Teenage Leprosy Patient’s Treatment

INEC To Conduct Anambra Governorship Election November 18

Bauchi Owes Retirees N15 Billion Gratuity – NLC Chairman

PDP Wins All Chairmanship, Councillorship Seats In Gombe Polls

Borno PDP Declares Support For Sheriff

Buhari Calls Katsina Emir Over Mother’s Death – Spokesperson

Two Germans Kidnapped In Nigeria Freed

Emir Of Katsina Loses Mother

Xenophobia In South Africa And Nigeria, By Omano Edigheji

The Presidency: Osinbajo And Unquestionable Loyalty, By Yushau A. Shuaib

President Buhari’s Health And The Resignation Chorus, By ‘Tope Oriola

Developing Immunities To Christ, By Femi Aribisala

Muma Gee Files For Divorce, Cites Domestic Violence, Infidelity, Others

OPEC Secretary General Arrives Nigeria On 4-day Visit

Nigerian League: El-Kanemi Warriors, Others Secure Home Wins

Ibrahimovic Wins First Trophy For Mourinho At Manchester United

Nigerian League: Remo Stars Secure First Away Point

INTERVIEW: Why I Spend Less Despite My Huge Football Earnings — Nigerian Star,

Army defeats Lagos, Police, others to win Nigerian boxing championship

Trump boycotts White House Correspondents dinner

Trump, Obama congratulate Perez as Democratic Party’s Chairman

Trump’s White House bars New York Times, CNN, others from briefing


Surveyors Hail Dangote Over Refinery Project

Sterling Bank Customers Rue Over Failed Online Payment, Dormant Account Reactivation

Between Expansion Of Time And Eternal Images

Okowa Prays For Buhari’s Recovery

Benin Kingdom Is Home For All, Oba Of Benin Tells Igbo

Xenophobic Attack: FG Blasts S-Africa Minister

Banks’ Stocks Account For N1.5trn Investment

Orji Kalu, Ananaba Write Ikpeazu Over Unpaid Enitlements

Insurance Coys Are Better Managed Now Than Years Back – Zakariya’u

We’ve Not Received Copy Of Media Bill —Imo Assembly

ULC Accuses NLC, TUC Of Undermining Workers’ Rights

Tax, Property Laws Should Be Reviewed To Boost Non-interest Banking – Stanbic IBTC

CBN To Mop Up N310bn Through Treasury Bills

Falana Seeks Elzakzaky, Wife’s Release

Oil & Gas Sector Will Continue To Be Challenged By Policy Uncertainty – CEO, Cowry Asset

CONFUSION Envelops CAF Elections: NFF Board Endorsed Pinnick, Says Chairman Of Chairmen

Infantino Visits Ghana

From China With Fake Tyres: Whistleblowers Aid SON To Intercept N5bn Substandard Tyres

I’ll Run In 2019, If… – Tinubu

International Creditors To Sue FG As AMCON Scales Down Arik Operations By 70%

DSS Arrests Ex-gov With Guns, Keys Of 45 Cars

Buhari Requests For More N157.75bn To Hire Additional 350,000 Unemployed Graduates, Says Presidency

Buhari Has Not Disappointed Me, Says Obasanjo

Breaking: Actor Bill Paxton Dies At 61

When Your Man Cheats, Buy Him Condoms Instead Of Walking Out Of The Marriage — Seyi Hunter

Bukky Abaniwonda On A Mission To Fight Violence Against Women With Movies

Singer Lola Rae On Nudity In Music Videos

Ayade, ANDP Flag Off Construction Of 5,000 Housing Units For Bakassi Returnees

Why Osinbajo Must Dislodge The Cabal — Sen. Murray-Bruce

GKJ Amachree: Centennial Of An Eminent N-Delta Son

From PDP To PLC ‘NO’, Authentic PDP’s Are Led By Ali Modu Sheriff – Sen. Rasaki

Minister Promises To Support Sokoto State Govt To Establish Agro-allied Companies

2017 NPA Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament: Kano Hago, La Mansuri, Lagos Utd Win In Low Cup

Mourinho Lures Neymar To Man U

Costa: Chelsea Reject £90m Offer From China

Kane Hits Third Hat-trick Of 2017


Reshuffle Your Cabinet on Arrival, Senator Sani Tells Buhari

FG to Hire 350,000 More Unemployed Graduates

Report: Nigeria Records 79,875 Road Accidents in Three Years

Army, DSS Arrest Foreign Boko Haram Terrorists

Kaduna Government Auctions 1,990 Government Quarters

Buhari Commiserates with Emir of Katsina on His Mother’s Death

Lagos Not Among World’s Worst Cities, Says Report

Benin is Home for All, Oba Ewuare Tells Ethnic Communities

Ex-workers of Intercellular Petition PenCom, EFCC over N230m Pension Debt

Lagos Laments Attacks on LASTMA Officials, Drags Two to Court

Presidency, Sahara Group, Others Launch Advisory Group to Promote SDGs

Police Nab 23 for Highway Hijacking, Attempted Murder

Kaduna Govt Commences Implementation of New Pension Scheme

Don’t Probe Predecessor, Cleric Advises Akeredolu

Road Sector Reform: NSE Cautions Members against Losing Benefits to Foreign Firms

Abducted Germans Regain Freedom

AMCON Scales Down Arik Operations

Sokoto, Turkish investors Partner to Revive Moribund Factory

In More Detailed Disclosure, FG Puts Recovery Figures at N58bn, $667m

How Buhari Directed Osinbajo to Submit Onnoghen’s Name for Confirmation

Three Killed, Four Injured in Niger Explosion

Buhari’s Call Excites Femi Adesina

PIGB: FG Proposes Payments of NNPC’s Dividends into SWF

Osinbajo Orders Additional Security Measures for Southern Kaduna

Lives of Nigerians at Stake in S’Africa, Says FG

• Describes minister’s response as reprehensible

SON Seizes N5bn Sub-standard Tyres in Lagos

• Two Chinese nationals in police net for alleged culpability

S’East Governors Meet in Enugu, Agree on Security, Economic Integration

• Umahi emerges new chairman

Sokoto, Turkish Investors Partner to Revive Moribund Factory

Kaduna State Government Commences Implementation of New Pension Scheme

CBN, NIBSS Restate Commitment to Cashless Policy

FCMB Offers Free Banking Services to SME Operators

PDP Sweeps Council Polls in Gombe, Taraba

Osinbajo, Saraki Felicitate with Shagari at 92

Kalu, Ananaba Write Ikpeazu over Entitlements

Trouble in Paradise…Intrigues as Michael Ibru’s Family Battle over His Estate

Shettima’s Wife Distributes Food Items to IDPs in Borno

Private Hospitals Lament Delayed Remittance of NHIS Capitation

Ibra’s Magic Wins League Cup for Man Utd

Kano Agada Beats Lagos Balmoral to Win Low Cup

Murphy Ijemba, Sean Amadi Thrill Fans at Princeton Chikki Sports Meet

Yakubu Sisters, Others Dominate CBN Junior Tennis Championships


Gaidam inspects renovated school

UK okays Diezani’s trial for ‘money laundering’

DSS detains ex-governor

Bishop to Akeredolu: don’t waste time probing Mimiko, others

16 banks fund $220m with N72b at Forex forwards

SON seals N5b sub-standard tyres warehouse in Lagos

Fed Govt underpays GenCos by over N30b monthly

Why Nigeria is hosting maritime administrators, by NIMASA chief

Fed Govt to sell N5,000 savings bond to public

Fed Govt eyes private capital, boosts spending on infrastructure

‘Off-grid supply way out of power crisis’

Weststar releases four Mercedes-Benz vehicles

NLNG Act amendment: an incentive or disincentive to investment?

Four insurance firms pay N24.9m fine

Some banks are yet to remit state revenues to TSA, says Minister

Govt, others consider non-associated gas fields

My Buhari score card, by Obasanjo

NAICOM to commence risk-based supervision, capital verification

FAAN chief: Fed Govt addressing infrastructure gap

Mmm of driving

Peterside accuses INEC of being compromised

PDP wins Assembly’s, Reps’ seats in Rivers

Emir of Kano urges Muslims to unite

Obaseki on course in Edo, says Williams

‘American cleric trained Abdulmutallab for suicide attack’

Benue ready for local government autonomy

Osinbajo, Saraki, Jonathan greet Shagari at 92

Soldiers recover body

APC seeks end to xenophobic attacks on Nigerians

Fed Govt eases visa, travel rules

Why MFM’s Akanni was overlooked

El-Kanemi thrash Nasarawa Utd 2-0

Rangers are not machine, says Clement

Kelechi Nwakali returns to Nigeria

Olujongbe pleased with Sunshine win

Big teams don’t scare MFM, says Odey

BBNaija housemates face second mock eviction

•As Jon, Ese make smooth exit

Dancer wins Etisalat BreakFree competition

Cohbams to drop debut album March

Eric Arubayi comes alive in ‘The Sound’

Kunle Afolayan, Funke Akindele to host Sons of Music Legend

TOPE TEDELA I’m open to working in different languages

Esther Ohwoka is Miss Safety International


The many lies of Cemal Yigit

President Buhari, Femi Adeshina, Mischief Makers and the Rest of Us

Fayose berates DSS over PDP ex-governorship aspirant, Gbadamosi’s arrest

Opposition parties describe Gombe LG poll as shame

Gombe LG election didn’t take place- Inuwa organization alleges

Man remanded over production, sale of fake cough syrup

2019 Kaduna guber race caused Yakubu’s predicament – CSO

Assemblies of God leadership Tussle: S/Court sacks Rev. Emeka

Southern Kaduna Killings: Monarchs, LG chairmen, top politicians fingered

My marriage haphazard, Tonto Dikeh reveals

I’m glad I never had kids – Oprah Winfrey

Need for a United Labour movement

BREAKING: INEC official’s hand cut off by Thugs

Xenophobia: When South Africa Show Criminal Ingratitude


Kalu Scores In Gent Win, Friday’s Goal Rescues Alkmaar

Zlatan Bags Brace As Man United Win Dramatic EFL Cup Final

NPFL: FC IfeanyiUbah Stop Plateau As Lobi Edge Enyimba

Messi Scores Winner Vs Atletico As Barca Go Top

Kane Hits Hat-trick As Spurs Thrash Stoke, Go Second

Hosts Zambia Pip Guinea In U-20 AFCON Opener

ABS Deny Owing Players, Coaches

WBO Champion Pacquiao To Face Khan April 23

Udoka Celebrates induction Into the DePaul Athletic Hall Of Fame

Omeruo Relishes First Goal In Five Years

Bamgboye Makes Haladas Debut, Regrets Defeat To Ujpest

Balogun Hails: ‘We’re One Hell Of Team’ After Mainz’s Win At Leverkusen

Odegbami: The Travails Of Arsene Wenger!

Onyekuru Scores Goal No. 11 In Belgium, Aluko Stars In Fulham’s Away Draw

Success Misses Big Chance As West Ham Hold Watford

NO EAGLES, NO PARTY: Four AFCON U-20 Tourneys Nigeria Have Missed

NPFL: Remo Stars Hold 3SC As Akwa United Beat Abia Warriors

Moses Stars, Fabregas Scores On EPL Landmark As Chelsea Subdue Swansea

Omeruo Scores First Alanyaspor Goal In League Win

Ndidi On Ranieri: Thank You, I’ll Miss You!

Wolves Fans Blast Ikeme Over Howler In Birmingham Defeat


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