Newspaper Headlines For Wednesday February 15th 2017

 

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

VANGUARD

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

*NATION*

$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

*DAILY TRUST*

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

SUN

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

*THISDAY*

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

*PREMIUM TIMES*

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

*NIGERIAN PILOT*

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

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

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

*COMPLETE SPORTS*

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

Alu Azege

Alu Azege is a broadcast journalist. Creating multimedia content for social causes, a communication and strategic planner, a Public Relation's manager and Public image maker.

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