NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, SATURDAY, 18TH FEBRUARY, 2017

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




DAILY TIMES:

Kidnappers capture Delta ex-lawmaker, demand N200m as ransom

Two hunters found dead with multiple matchet cuts in dreaded forest in Imo State

Boko Haram: Nine Suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri

PDP, ALGON congratulate Ugwuanyis appellant court victory

6 PDP members in the Lagos state House of Assembly defect to APC

Nigeria at risk of vaccines stock-out

40 health centers Tanzania stoped from offering AIDS services

Spike in deaths might be linked to health budget cuts, says study

Recruitment: Our Website Has Been Hacked, says NSCDC

Buhari undergoes corrective surgery successfully

PDP Govs Forum rejects Appeal Court judgment on reinstatement of Sheriff

Kenyas Court of Appeal Rejects British American Tobacco Suit, Upholds Tobacco Control Regulations

Breaking: Appeal Court in Port Harcourt affirms Sheriff PDP Chairman

 

TRIBUNE:

37-year-old man to die by hanging for killing wife in Plateau

Man caught with 73 wraps of cocaine

Electricity is a principality that has killed many businesses ‘Tope Olanre -Alade

I am coming in to better the lot of Ondo people ‘Akeredolu ‘I won’t probe Mimiko, it ‘ll be a distraction

I came to Nigeria to take care of my mother but ended in the palace ‘Igbobi-Sabe’s monarch

Appeal Court Judgment, a temporary setback ‘Makarfi

APC mocks PDP as court sacks Makarfi ‘Says ‘We’re ready to accommodate them if they are law abiding

Judgment on Makarfi, an attempt to kill opposition ‘Bode George

No room for Wike, Fayose in PDP again ‘Sheriff ‘We’ll fight to the end ‘PDP govs

Appeal Court judgment: No cause for alarm ‘Ekweremadu

FG moves to stop kidnapping in Lagos

Senate pushes to scrap PPPRA, DPR, others

Appeal court confirms Sheriff as PDP chairman

Suicide bomber kills self, destroys 13 vehicles in Borno ‘Police

Paris Club probe: We’re waiting for EFCC ‘ Governors

3 dead as commercial bus plunges into river in Lagos

GUARDIAN:

Rigorous verification process is telling on our health, say pensioners

Poor visibility forces Osinbajo to cancel trip to Ondo

Telecoms company boosts healthcare with donation to Gbagada general hospital

Experts insist CBN must float naira to remove country from recession

How I credited church account for Gen. Atewe, EFCC witness tells court

PDP governors, BoT reject appeal court verdict

Appeal court judgment: We are still open to dialogue, says Ojougboh

*VANGUARD*

1018 Igbo Calendar Festival Takes Place At Nri Today
Nigeria’s Dying Languages, Warri Carry Last
Tonto Dikeh Engrossed As Son Turns One Year
Our Case With Chidi Duru Over First Guarantee Pensions —PenCom
How We Terrorised Kaduna Metropolis: 3-man Robbery Gang
Anambra Governorship: Why I Am In The Race –Nwibe
Ugwuanyi Vows To Transform ESUTH Into World-class Health Institution
Oil Export To Rise, As Otakikpo Field Begins Production, Evacuation
Fani-Kayode Ready To Leave PDP, It’s Carcass For Sheriff
My Actions Against Jonathan Not Personal — GOV Tambuwal
RIVERS POLICE PROBE: Govt., APC On War Path
LAGOS Council Poll: LASIEC Puts Parties On Their Marks




*THISDAY*

LASG Partners ARM to Train Lagosians on Computer Coding
US Ambassador Call for Unity among Nigerians
Kano Women Protest Incessant Abduction of Teenagers
Appeal Court Affirms Sheriff as PDP National Chairman
At NEC, Governors Stop Short of Calling for Devaluation
…Await EFCC Probe on Alleged Diversion of Paris Club Refunds
Nigeria’s $1bn Eurobond Starts Trading on London Stock Exchange
Tale of Two Currencies: Egypt Sets Itself Apart from Nigeria
NNPC Reports N197bn Trading Loss for 2016
Style Icons in Focus as Jide Ipaye Features in African Voices
LASIEC Yet to Pick Specific Date for Council Elections, Says Philips
FG: Digital Switch Over Funded with N34bn from Sale of Spectrum to MTN
Navy to Establish Three Additional Bases in Lekki Free Trade Zone, Others
Kyetere: AATF Spent $16m on Beans Optimization for 8m Farmers in…
FG Raises N160bn in First Quarter Auction
Seaport Traffic Declines By 20.6% on Forex Illiquidity
Nigerian Airlines Spend over N10bn Annually on Taxes
Oseni Joins Lagos State Economic Team
Fidelity Bank Trains Children on Social Etiquette
BPE, House of Reps to Assist JEDC Tackle Challenges

*NATION*

PDP governors reject Sheriff …as Appeal Court sacks Makarfi
We would go to Supreme Court —PDP Govs Forum
Three killed, 23 injured as luxury bus plunges into Lagos river
Weather aborts Osinbajo’s visit to Ondo
Police deploy tracking machines in Lagos, Rivers to check kidnapping
Rivers rerun: Balance of N360m alleged bribe blown on cars, houses —Police source
When Muna erupted in bomb blasts…
Jonathan, Sheriff, Makarfi and PDP’s 2019 ambition
Arms deal: Court to rule on Mohammed’s permission to travel abroad Feb 28
Ex-convict held for robbery in Ogun
Eight suicide bombers, two others killed in Maiduguri botched attack
Jonathan’s former ministers kick against judgment
FAITHIA BALOGUN: I’m learning from ‘Big Brother’ show
2018 Poll: Group urges Ekiti voters to shun stomach infrastructure
Football data base: Enyimba, the best club in Nigeria
One feared dead, two injured in Lagos tricyclists’ clashes
Ibori’s triumphant return
Madu calls for Rangers fans’ support
Ex-JTF commander donated N35m to church, EFCC alleges
EYESORE: Deplorable state of public schools in Abia, Ebonyi, Cross River
Stationer caught with 73 wraps of cocaine
OGFZA to license new oil & gas free zone in Delta
$9.7m slush funds: Ex-NNPC GMD set for trial next week
Police officers commend IGP’s team coordinator over successful crime fighting
FUTO students protest increase in tuition fee
Turn wastes to wealth, expert tells MAPOLY students
Bida Poly to introduce microchip in ID cards
NCNM grants full accreditation to School of Nursing, Gombe
ASUP: YABATECH short pays salaries by 25 per cent
Zamfara Poly decries low indigenes enrollment

*DAILY TRUST*

I hate defeat and I hate to lose – Wenger
Freak accident leaves 1 dead in Abuja
Women group cautions lecturers against harassment of female students
N8.5B fraud: Atewe paid N35m to Winners Chapel, witness tells court
Man kills uncle during family meeting
Sheriff/Makarfi: Appeal Court’s decision dampened my spirit-George
Court sentences teenager 6 months for stealing noodles
Nine-month-old Buhari undergoes first corrective penis surgery
NSCDC will remain corruption free, says commandant
Court remands man in prison for killing his mother, 85
Rise and rise of billion-naira arrests
What PDP reconciliation means for 2019 elections
Court reaffirms Sheriff as PDP Chairman
Court ruling temporary setback – Makarfi
…Ekweremadu, George react
Between Tambuwal, Wamakko and ‘doubting Thomases’
Nigerian migrants recount ordeals in Libya
Sheriff/Makarfi: Appeal Court”s decision dampened my spirit-George
Gombe APC gets new caretaker c”ttee
BREAKING: Appeal court affirms Sheriff as PDP chairman
‘There’s hope for unemployed pilots in Buhari’s govt’
West Africa’s medium-term growth outlook favourable – IMF
‘Onne Free Zone offers advantages to foreign investors’

*SUN*

Newspapers 2I’m not a liar, says Lai Mohammed
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has challenged those calling him a liar to pinpoint…
Recession: What Buhari must do –Latinwo
His policies difficult to understand
Defection: Declare now or forget it, APC tells S/East govs
PDP: Sheriff floors Makarfi
As Appeal Court declares him acting chairman
NEC orders CBN to review exchange rate
…Approves $250m for SWF as ECA stands at $2.45bn
FG nets $2.445bn from crude sales in 2016
Oil debts: Reps threaten to arrest CEOs of defaulting companies
Dikko : The man with the soccer Midas touch
LMC: Building commercial value for the football industry
Russia 2018 World Cup : Cameroon’s coach set to dump Lions

*NIGERIAN PILOT*

Nigeria Civil Defence Corps website ‘hacked’
Trump’s tenure to end very soon – Feinman
3 confirmed dead as bus plunges into river in Lagos
Daura Emirate Council recites Qu’ran 11 times over Buhari’s health
FUTMinna suspends academic activities
INEC opens defence in Edo guber poll suit
Nigerians can create 500, 000 jobs -Expert
Mothers protest against the abduction of their wards in Kano
21-year-old in court for raping
Pastor arraigned for threatening to set church on fire
Ali Modu Sherrif In High Spirits As He Arrives His Residence After Victory. {Photos}
Sheriff declared as PDP National Chairman by court Appeal
Girl arrested over attempted murder
Buhari undergoes penis surgery
PDP crisis: Makarfi group heads to Supreme Court, says Appeal Court ruling a disgrace




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