Newspaper Headlines For Wednesday February 8th 2017 In Nigeria


Dear Reader, Below are the Newspaper Headlines For Wednesday February 8th 2017 In Nigeria


Nigerians Have A Right To Know Buhari’s Health Status — Reps
Northern APC Advocates Support For Buhari
7 Injured As Task Force Clashes With Timber Dealers In Calabar
Why Can’t Osinbajo Be President?
Police Arrest Man With 2 Cars, 7 Keys, 5 Sets Of Particulars In Aba
Lagos, Liberian City Sign MoU On Strengthening Projects Devt
Another Fire Scare At NFF
Real Bamako Spy On Rivers Utd
Soldiers Raid Calabar Timber Market
Power Failure Disrupts Screening Of Ambassadorial Nominees
Man In Court For Allegedly Molesting 12-yr-old Daughter
Onitsha South Residents Give EEDC 21 Days To Provide Prepaid Meters Or….
S/East Town Unions Express Concern Over Okorocha, Obiano Feud
ICPC Seizes 62 Houses From Female Govt Official
Ewi-in-Council, Others Laud Fayose’s Strides
661 Rifles: Customs Admits Arms Container Was Not Examined
Organized Labour In Edo Threatens Strike Over Salaries
We’ll No Longer Import Fuel By 2019 – Kachikwu
Re-run Elections: Rivers Govt Bribed 23 Polls Officials With N360m – Police
Sanusi’s Statement On Converting Mosques To Schools Is Mischievous — Junaid
Corruption Deprives Nigeria $500bn Revenue – PwC
Enough Of These Lies By Lai Mohammed – CAN
SNG Gives Presidency 74-hr Ultimatum To Disclose Buhari’s Health Status
Frozen Account: Ozekhome Kicks, Says Fayose Paid Me N75m As Legal Fees
‘Buhari Not Sick, Only Exhausted By Problems Affecting Nigerians’
My Ex Puts Me Off Men

Is This Reaction Because Of Oral Sex?
Searching For A Partner?
BBNaija: Eviction Fever Sets In As Five Housemates Get Nominated
AFRIMA Seeks Support For Culture As AUC Elects New Chairperson
Nollywood Actress, Funke Adesiyan Blasts Buhari, Others
Lai Mohammed Lauds Nigeria’s TV Production And Creative Industries
Sani: Nigerians Have Lost Confidence In APC – Engr. Sani
Why Ndigbo ‘re Leaving PDP For APC – Tony Nwoye
IPOB Warns Over Continued Detention Of Nnamdi Kanu
Okorocha Shuts Out Non-indigenes From Free Education Programme
APC Gives PDP Quit Notice In Enugu, Says It Will Defeat The Party In 2019
Leicester Give Ranieri Vote-of-confidence
Nadal Targets Wimbledon Glory
Real Madrid Reignite David De Gea Interest


Wike, police clash over alleged N111.3m bribe
No need for emergency sitting over Buhari’s letter, says Senate
Six Lagos Assembly PDP lawmakers set for APC
‘Boko Haram gave me N200 to detonate explosive’
Recession over soon, says Ag. President Osinbajo
CBN mulls $50b biofuel equity fund
‘Why oil marketers ‘re not getting forex’
NCDMB: we ‘ll support Nigeria Machine tools
Mimiko ‘has no plan to leave before February 24’
Entrepreneurs to watch
AMCON: Killer or restorer of businesses? II
Do they know?
Nigeria to auction N142b Treasury bills
Much ado about prosecutorial powers
Succour for victims
Our Girls; Poor development since 1970s; Armsgate2
Solar power
Oil communities urged to embrace peace
Amosun, Awosika urge youths to be enterprising
CAN slams minister over comments
Amosun, Awosika urge youths to be enterprising
PDP crisis: Makarfi hopeful of victory at Appeal Court
LAUTECH: ASUU demands release of report
Obaseki signs budget, Contributory Pension Act
Nigeria’s greatest problem is hate, says Osinbajo
Alleged N2.2b fraud: AGF withdraws charges against Supreme Court’s officials
Ikpeazu advises development partners
Court orders freezing of Ozekhome’s N75m account
Six travellers kidnapped in Kogi
After Sixth Consecutive Loss: Mikel struggling for form
International friendly: Eagles to play two unknown foes in March
Leicester 0-3 Man Utd Ndidi made Pogba a passenger – Neville
Top Ten Highest Paid Nigerian players: Ighalo the richest
Grant quits Ghana’s job
Kogi set for maiden ‘Alice Alaba’ Cadets Handball Championship
2Baba’s Foundation apologises to fans over cancelled protest
‘Professor Johnbull’ harps on moral values
BBNaija: Why I’m rooting for Efe, by Faithia Balogun
Sean Tizzle drops “Moving Forward” EP
Banky W and Praiz faceoff on MTV Base ‘SET P’ week
Tuface, Tekno to headline Eko Hotel’s ‘Eargasm’ concert
Real ‘Gobbe’ begins among BBNaija housemates
CBN mulls $50b biofuel equity fund
• Kachikwu advises govt on fiscal federalism
‘Why oil marketers ‘re not getting forex’
NCDMB: we ‘ll support Nigeria Machine tools
Entrepreneurs to watch
Nigeria to auction N142b Treasury bills
A philosopher-decorator
Reps probe sale of $1b foreign exchange


Senate Confirms Buhari’s Vacation Extension Letter
The Senate has confirmed the receipt of a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, conveying the extension of his vacation. Spokesman for the Senate, Aliyu Sabi, who spoke with journalists in Abuja yesterday, said that the President explained in his letter that the extension was necessitated by the need for…
Akpabio’s Absence In Court Stalls Threat To Life Case
Okowa To Ibori: Face Your Family, Not Politics
Centenary City: Reps Walk Out Lawyer, Quiz Mohammed
God Has Entrenched Peace In Rivers, Says Wike
Boko Haram Pays Girls N200 To Detonate Bombs
Senate Screens Ambassadorial Nominees In Darkness
s Buhari’s Vacation Extension Letter
Fayose’s New Task
PDPGF: Mixed feelings over Fayose’s emergence
Still Waiting For 2015 Reward
Keeping Mute During National Anthem
POLITICAL NOTES: Religion And Politics
We’ll Rebuild After Feb 17 Judgement – PDP
Dickson: Five Years In The Saddle
Customers Fret Over Banks’ Handling Of Dormant Accounts
CBN Plans N142bn Treasury Bill Auction On February 15
Sterling Bank, Others Intensify Drive For Diaspora Remittances
Stock Market Extends Decline By 0.55%
Customs’ Endless Promises On Obsolete Scanners
How Trump’s Policies’ll Hurt Nigeria’s Economy–Analysts
Presidential Procrastination, Incurable Optimists
Madonna Wins Permission To Adopt Two Malawi Children
Tboss, Miyonce Of BBN In Sizzling Romance
Cameroon No Threat To Nigeria, Says Onazi
Nigeria’ll Be Ready For Cameroon, Says Bewarang
Serena, My Role Model, Says Yakubu
Kanu, Yakubu Make Best 100 Foreign EPL Players’ List
Jesus: Toure Warns City Fans
Akwa Ibom Breaks New Grounds In Grassroots Sports
Gunmen Abduct Six Travellers
How Christ Embassy Pastor Duped Member Of N4.5m –Witness
My Husband Sleeps With His Daughter, Wife Tells Court
10 Killed In Illegal Miners’ Clash
Two Arraigned For Possession Of Human Head
Lagos Loses Case Again At Appeal Court Over Hijab Usage In
Enough Of Disregard For Court Order
Anakwue-Oronukwu: Anambra North Should Retain Power For Fairness
Centenary City: Accusations As Reps Probe Project
Market Infractions: Strengthening Investors’ Education
Economic Outlook Brightens As FG Issues $1bn Eurobond


Osinbajo Sends Onnoghen’s Name to Senate for Confirmation as CJN
NJC to hold emergency meeting Wednesday
Power Sector Investors Demand Settlement of N50bn Debt, Call for Tariff…
Nigeria is Repeating the Same Old Mistake by Shrouding the President’s…
Scientists Prove New Approach to Polio Vaccine Works
Etete: Government Did Not Invest a Dime in Malabu Oil
Kachikwu: Petrol Pricing Template Not Inflated, Explains Sales of Forex by IOCs
Osinbajo: We are Committed to Fixing the Economy, Engaging the People
Senate Confirms Being in Receipt of Buhari’s Vacation Letter
FG to Provide Incentives to Investors in Critical Sectors
CBN: Nigeria Planning $50bn Funding for Domestic Biofuel Industry
Rivers Rerun: Police Investigation Panel Recovers N111m from INEC Officials
Recession Forces Imo to Stop Free Education for Non-indigenes
Court Orders Freezing of Mike Ozekhome’s Account
CAN Berates Lai Mohammed for Accusing Christian Leaders of Incitement
Shema Sheds Tears after EFCC Re-arrest
FG Withdraws Corruption Charges against Supreme Court Chief Registrar, Two Others
Senate C’ttee Queries Nigeria Immigration over Fraudulent Spending of N62m
Buratai: Army to Recruit Eligible IDPs
Fashola Swears in NERC Commissioners
Suicide Bombers Intercepted at NNPC Mega Station in Maiduguri
Ex-House Member, Duru, Charged to Court over N16.1m Fraud
DHQ, NSA Warn against Politicisation of Security Issues
Court Jails 11 in Niger for Prostitution
Six Kidnapped in Kogi
FGC Staff Protest Alleged Brutality by DSS
Alleged N10.9bn Theft: Nwosu, Others Ask for More Time to Prepare for Defence
Runway Rehabilitation: FG Insists Abuja Airport Will Not Exceed Six Weeks
Azinge: Nigerians Deserve to Know Buhari’s Health Status
‘How Paris, London Clubs Refunds will Be Utilised By C’River Govt’
Ambode Receives Certificate Admitting Lagos Into World’s 100 Resilient Cities
Governor Obaseki Signs 2017 Budget, Pension Bill into Law
FOSSRA Relaunches, Seeks Media Supports on Security Operations
Police Kill One Suicide Bomber, Arrest Another in Maiduguri
Osinbajo: I’m Not Under Pressure to Resign, Buhari is Hale and Hearty
Investor Negligence Blamed for N10bn Capital Market Scam
More Banks to Raise Capital in 2017
African Alliance, Mutual Benefit Assurance Pay Claims to Redeemed Christian Church
NAICOM to Screen Directors, Management Staff of Insurance Institutions
Devt of Retail Insurance Key to Growth of Sector
Ugbo: NIPP’s 252MW GbarainUbie Power Plant Ready End of Q1 2017
Oyegun, Makarfi Square off, Blame Each Other’s Parties for Nigeria’s Woes
Nothing will Stop PDP’s March to 2019, Says Makarfi
Now That Ibori is Back, What Next?
Wike’s Projects Excite Rivers People
Do you have an Executive Presence?
Charting a Way Forward
Africa Business Round Table Chief Commend Ambode, Access Bank
Grange School Wins Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Swimming
Agbami Partners: Boosting Human Capital in Engineering, Medicine
Medical Student Makes History at OOU’s Convocation
Okowa Promises to Upgrade Facilities at Burnt School
Kano Records 3m Pupils in Schools
NGO Seeks Improved Anti-corruption Content in Curriculum


Rivers rerun: Police recover N111m from 23 INEC officials
Alleged fraud: Ex-lawmaker gets bail
Ambassadorial nominees advocate foreign policy review
Killings: CAN accuses minister of cover up
Baro River Port to be commissioned 2018 – Amaechi
Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria CSOs want illicit financial flow beneficiaries exposed
Court freezes Ozekhome account over money laundering
Killings: CAN accuses Lai of cover up
116 Nigerians killed in South Africa in 2 years
Emirates diverts 60 flights over medical emergencies in 2016
Plateau gives shoot-at-sight order on miners around dam
Militancy, vandals cost Delta 250,000 crude barrels daily
Ekiti assembly demand Fayemi arrest over fraud during his tenure
NACA refutes claim of HIV/AIDS cure
FX: Why we can’t meet oil marketers’ demand – CBN
Recession will soon be history – Osinbajo
Coronation Merchant Bank grows asset to N100bn
Biofuels will soon earn FX for Nigeria – Kachikwu
Nigeria beans imports hit N10bn annually – NABDA
Equities continue downward trend with N48bn loss
SA Insurance merges with Standard Life
NCDMB pledges support to Nigeria Machine Tools
Rivers rerun: Police recover N111m from 23 INEC officials
N75m in my account is professional fees – Ozekhome
We won’t be distracted by Sheriff’s antics — Makarfi
Ekiti assembly asks IG to arrest Fayemi
Goje no obstacle to Gombe APC — Aide
Ondo speaker’s impeachment illegal — Mimiko
Dogara hails EU’s commitment to Nigeria’s democracy
Amnesty: 13,000 hanged in ‘human slaughterhouse’
Suicide bomber kills 20 at Kabul’s Supreme Court
Mogadishu traffic ban ahead of presidential vote
Commanders accused of stealing money
Sahel states to set up joint counter-terrorism force
NACA refutes claim of HIV/AIDS cure
Pregnant women, children get N100m drugs in Sokoto
‘Why Enugu orthopaedic hospital recommends amputations’
Preparation in top gear for Kano health insurance scheme
HIV/AIDS: How Nigeria can take charge of its ‘destiny’
Odemwingie considers China move
Yusuf, Owolabi differ on Eagles’ World Cup chance
FC IfeanyiUbah deal excites Obaje
IBB Ladies Golf Championship tees off tomorrow
Rainoil targets Grand Slams for Nigerian players


Buhari requested indefinite extension of medical vacation, Senate says
The Senate said it would deliberate on the president’s request on February 21.
Rivers Rerun: Nigeria Police recover N111 million from 23 ‘corrupt’ INEC officials
Boko Haram gave me N200 to detonate explosive – Teenage suicide bomber
Rivers Rerun: Wike Rejects Police Report, Denies Bribing INEC Officials
ICPC Announces Seizure Of 62 Houses From One Public Officer
N10.9 Billion Fraud: Trial Of Former Nigerian Bank Chief Adjourned
Acting President Osinbajo Hails Police Handling Of Anti-govt Protests
Mr. Osinbajo says the government is committed to a “continuous engagement” with the people.
No Going Back On Closure Of Abuja Airport – Minister
Nigerian Security Agencies Re-launch Monthly Media Interface Forum
255 Migrants Drowned In Mediterranean Sea Since Beginning Of 2017 — IOM
Senate Screens 23 Ambassadorial Nominees
Former Rep Docked For Alleged N16.1 Million Fraud
Court Orders Freezing Of Senior Lawyer, Mike Ozekhome’s Account
Osinbajo Meets Private Sector Operators Over Economy
Protesting OAU Workers Bar University Bursar From Office
Mimiko, Osinbajo Hold Closed Door Meeting
Mimiko Plans To Leave Nigeria Before Handover Date, APC Alleges
Defaulting On Campaign Promise Is Corruption – Akwa Ibom Speaker
Wike Meets CAN President, Pledges To Hand Over Ecumenical Centre
Kidnappers Demand N5 Million Ransom For Crippled Businessman
‘In Nigeria, Glaucoma Affects South East Region Most’
Secondary School Hostel Razed By Fire
Federal Roads In Enugu To Be Completed In 18 Months – Fashola
Nigeria Railway Increases Abuja,Kaduna Route Fare
The executive coach that was N900 is now N1,500.
Gov. Al-Makura Sacks 10 Commissioners, Redeploys 2 Others
10 Killed As Illegal Miners Clash In Plateau
FG Deploys Task Force To Taraba Over Farmers/herdsmen Clashes – Commissioner
Emir Sanusi Wants Mosques Converted To Primary Schools
Kaduna Partners Vodacom In Use Of ICT For Health, Education
Kaduna Electric To Review Sack Of 530 Workers – Union
The Long, Winding Superhighway, By Nnimmo Bassey
Lagos Must Be Clean, By Gbolahan Akintunde
A Continent Of Hope, By António Guterres
An Ex-Convict And A People Without Shame, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú
Nollywood Producer Announces Movie On Ibrahim Babangida
“Badamasi” would be released later this year.
Maje Ayida Hires UK, Nigerian Lawyers To Sue Toke Makinwa For ‘fabrications’ In Her Book
BBNaija: Funke Akindele-Bello Gathers Support For Bisola
Confirmed: Helping Others Prolongs Your Life
Osinbajo Meets Private Sector Operators Over Economy
Five Nigerian Banks Make World’s Top 500 Banking Brands
Reps Summon Emefiele Over Foreign Exchange Sales To Oil Marketers
U.S. Energy Project Adds 30,000 New Solar Connections In Nigeria — Envoy
Grant Quits As Black Stars Manager
AFCON 2017: Cameroon Emerge African Champions
Somalia Imposes Flight Ban Ahead Of Presidential Poll
South Sudan Soldiers Found Guilty Of Rape, Murder To Be Shot
South Sudan Scraps School Fees
Five West African States To Set Up Sahel Anti-terror Force
Five Anti-vodoo Members Die In Benin
Ghana’s Only Oil Refinery Shut After Explosion – Union
Preside Turkey arrests 248 people over social media posts
Rivers Rerun: Nigeria Police recover N111 million from 23 ‘corrupt’ INEC officials


Ex-militants blast FFK over Buhari’s vacation rant
Niger Liqour Board secures conviction of 11 prostitutes
Wait for 4yrs to judge Buhari, Amaechi tells Nigerians
Why we dissolved Road Maintenance Agency – Wike
I don’t want Buhari to die – Archbishop Chukwuma
Lying in President’s name
Buhari should not die to face ICC – IPOB
Ambode reveals plan to remove ‘danfo’ from Lagos roads
Senator Dahiru asks court to sack Gov Tambuwal
Edo tribunal: PDP insists on calling subpoenaed witnesses
New vehicles, allowances for ex-Presidents
N26m scam: Fani Kayode seeks out-of court settlement
Nigeria’s foreign reserves at one-year high
Naira falls to record low at black market


Ex-gov Shema weeps over EFCC arrest in Katsina court
•PDP supporters clash with security agents
War in church: Pastor testifies against general overseer
Osinbajo hails police handling of protesters
•President will return sooner than expected, says Adesina
2019 Igbo presidency: Obasanjo means well for Ndigbo –Ifediobi
When senators faulted Buhari’s 2017 budget
LG polls:Kaduna electoral commission to use e-voting
Concerns grow over FG’s proposed ‘eavesdropping’ satellites
Infuse millennials in your workforce –Okere
Nationwide blackout: Speaker queries N2.7trn spent on power
FIFA slams worldwide ban on five Nigerians
Why NFF is broke – Dikko
CAF Champions League: Ugwuanyi charges Rangers to make good start
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has tasked Rangers to make a good start to their CAF Champions…

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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