News Headlines Feb 3, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 3, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Why we are destined to lead Nigeria for long –Prof. Labdo
Buhari: Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Falana attack Obasanjo
Presidency not worried over Obasanjo’s position on 2019 –Source
Herdsmen killings: Stop calling Buhari a murderer Presidency warns
Taraba: CSOs, Jukun youths, Afenifere slam FG, security agencies …as fears grip Taraba villagers
Kwankwaso doesn’t need permit to visit Kano –Group
EFCC charges CCT chairman with demanding N10m from accused
Why we are destined to lead Nigeria for long –Prof. Labdo
Buhari: Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Falana attack Obasanjo
Herdsmen killings: Stop calling Buhari a murderer Presidency warns
Ooni ordered his guard to push me at public gathering, Oluwo alleges
Lagos officials rescue 14-year-old torture victim
I’d cry if denied food –Okon
Beware! Your male child can also be raped
Dismissed cadet masterminds MOPOL commander’s kidnap
I became broke, depressed for refusing to sing about bums, boobs –King Wadada
Herdsmen attacks: We’re in IDPs camps instead of our classrooms –Benue schoolchildren
El-Kanemi Warriors, Warri Wolves, other football clubs reveal stories behind names
More attacks on FG over social media monitoring
Restore peace in Benue or forget 2019, Bafarawa tells Buhari
Woman threatens suicide if police fail to produce missing son
Suspected kidnapper shot dead in Ogun
Twenty victims of human trafficking rescued in Ekiti
 Navy arrests suspected smugglers, seizes bags of rice
Teenager kills mum over a missing phone memory card
Girl accused of stealing teacher’s phone dies from self-inflicted injury
Erection of statues has elevated Okorocha to position of global icon –Prof. Obiaraeri, Imo State Information Commissioner
I’m an accidental polygamist –Prof. Abubakre, former VC, Al-Hikmah Varsity
Katsina: INEC to conduct NASS re-run February 10
2019: We need the support of all, including Obasanjo’s — APC
Oyo council poll holds May 12
FG, other countries share data on Nigerians’ overseas properties
FG targets $5bn annual investment in power, rail
Tanker drivers deny embarking on strike
Zinox, Brinks get telecom infraco licences
‘No insurance benefits for slain policemen’s relatives since 2016’
NAPTIP’ll arrest, prosecute people involved in child marriages – Okah-Donli, DG
Motherhood, children have taught me love, forgiveness –Okoye, President, SSTN
Zidane looks to Ronaldo, Bale for Madrid revival
Joshua impresses in workout ahead of Parker fight
Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title
Corps member donates signpost to Akwa United
I will unleash special skill at the Olympics – Adeagbo
If not for stardom, my plan was to have a wife, two children –Sir Shina Peters
Kiss Daniel set to love 4DAYZ
No rivalry between Woli Arole and me –Woli Agba
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel set to hit cinemas
‘A man must know his wife’s menstrual cycle’
Herdsmen attacks: We’re in IDPs camps instead of our classrooms –Benue schoolchildren
Desperate times, desperate measures: Women, sociologists, psychologists say ladies can propose to men
Apple overtakes Samsung in shrinking smartphone market
To hang in there…
How Osinbajo’s panel on herdsmen killings can succeed
What’d you do if you came across your fiancé/fiancée’s wedding pictures on social media?
Girls, sexual purity gives you supernatural intelligence!


Ekwueme Buried as Buhari Renames Varsity after Him
Benue Killings: IGP Blames Anti-Grazing Law
Benue Killings: IGP Blames Anti-Grazing Law
Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo, Jang Others Set For Mega Rally On Restructuring
NNPC: Oil Workers Strike Threat May Worsen Hiccups in Petrol Distribution
NDDC Spends N172.74bn on Projects in Akwa Ibom
EFCC Files Fraud Charges against CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar
Buhari: Nigeria Has No Regret Fighting Apartheid
Bayelsa IGR Grows to N12.14b
Obieri Asks Court to Stop Trustbond Mortgage Bank from Harassing Him
Fashola Confirms Growth of Economy Under Jonathan, Says Omokri
Ambode Commends Ugwuanyi’s Development Strides
Solution to Fuel Crisis beyond FG , Says Ahman-Pategi
Newaves Hosts 9th Niger Delta Achievers Merit Awards May
‘Ekpoma Market Road Ongoing, Status of Iyamho Varsity Verifiable’–
Berom Demands Reclamation of Land from Fulani Herdsmen
Lekki Toll Review gets High Compliance Record
Unconventional Fashion Features on African Voices
Ekweremadu Goofs
Obaseki tasks Dynamite Force FC on youth devt, donates coastal bus
Zinox Acquires Konga in Landmark Industry Deal
CHI Limited Wins MAN Award for Best Kept Industrial Premises
Nizamiye Hospital Can Compete with Any Hospital in Europe and America,…
Tonye Solomon: How Entrepreneurs Can Re-invent Their Businesses Using Digital Marketing
African Arts and Culture Festival Holds in Las Vegas
‘Greenhouse Technology will Boost Nigeria’s Agric Production’
Bafarawa: 2019 Elections May not Hold If Peace Doesn’t Return to…
Governor Ugwuanyi’s Giant Strides
Saraki Offsets WAEC Fees of 432 Students
Aarinola Odimayo: Women Break Friendship over Little Things
Inkblot and FilmOne Team Up Again for ‘New Money’
Tosin Ajibade Hosts Successful Influencer Marketing Training
Jaywize: I Just Flow with Whatever Comes Out of My Mind
Have You Met UK’s Teen Millionaire, Akshay Ruparelia Yet?
Are Antioxidants Really Important To Humans?
Idris: Health Insurance Scheme Will Be Mandatory for all Lagosians
Leaders Urged to Renew Commitment to a Malaria-Free Africa
FG, States, Others to Develop Guideline for Health Sector Reporting
Yellow Fever: WHO to Donate 20 Million Doses of Vaccines to Nigeria Annually
Marta Kostyuk: Kid with Lion’s Heart
Liverpool, Spurs in Battle for Last Four Spot
Nigeria Seek First CHAN Glory against Morocco
Mainz 05 Set for Bayern Clash on StarTimes
Tourism Expert Sees Potentials in Lagos Water Sports
St. Martin’s School Kick-starts 50th Anniversary with Fitness Walk Today

The Nation

Kidnapped Mopol Commander: police arrest dismissed recruit, 4 others
17, 000 cases of acute malnutrition recorded in Kaduna in 2017
Buhari not a murderer, says Presidency
Video: Obaseki seeks Buhari’s help to end human trafficking, irregular migration
FG to engage Saudi Arabian authorities over Nigerians on death row
Obasanjo playing politics with letter to Buhari, says Tinubu 
Ekwueme laid to rest finally
Alleged N10m bribery: EFCC files charges against Code of Conduct Tribunal chair Danladi Umar
Obasanjo’s K-leg saga: Our horrifying experience in exile-Amaechi’s wifeHerdsmen hit Taraba again 10 hours after governor’s alarm
IGP blames Benue, Taraba anti-open grazing law for crisis
Obasanjo’s coalition selfish agenda—Arewa youths, Clark, others
Falana to Obasanjo: stop insulting Nigerians’ intelligence
Kukah: new movement no solution to Nigeria’s problems
Reps, order of elections and 2019
LAUTECH ranked as Nigeria’s best state varsity
Police, parents, NASU members in free for all as pupils are locked out
Fed Poly Adikpo will ensure equity, says Gemade
S’Africa names 38 for African wrestling Championship
Infighting crippling handball – Attahiru
Bakary Sako out for rest of the season
Mind your business on the pitch Kaoje tells Eagles
Adamu, Mustapha get CAF appointments
Fever may delay Aubameyang Arsenal debut
Ekwueme buried in Anambra
Obasanjo not Buhari’s adviser, says Oshiomhole
FG renames Varsity after Ekwueme
Obasanjo honours Erelu Dosunmu at 70
Mo Abudu’s latest moves
‘Nizamiye hospital can compete anywhere in Europe, America’
Save my soul (4)
Freeing Rivers from the Don Wannys of this world
How Dickson spent N50b on health sector
Youths rally as Dickson rolls out N1b to develop Jonathan’s area
Police guns down kidnapper in Ogun forest
Group commends Nigerian Army over sambisa forest clearance
Old students hold familiarization
‘Entrepreneurs should invest in local content businesses’
We are determined to build robust tax system – Adeosun
NCC: new interconnect rate takes off March
Dangote pays N5b premium to insurers in 2016



I Am Proud To Be Acting Among A Listers–Rahama Sadau
North Can’t Function Without Benue – Bafarawa
PMB Names Federal Varsity After Ekwueme
Customs CG Sacks Compliance Team Over Failure To Combat Smuggling
Nigeria, Niger Republic Sign Agreement To Build Refinery In Katsina
N/Korea Toes Diplomacy, Writes UN Over U.S.
Don’t Take Military’s Patience For Granted, Kukah Warns Politicians
Young People In Nigeria Deserve A Better Deal
Abuja: Perfect Destination For Movie, Music Video Shoot
PMAN President Resigns To Contest 2019 Elections
Ambode Commends Ugwuanyi’s Development Strides
Customs Dissolves Compliance Team, Set-up Special Strike Force
FG’s Guide To Doing Business In Nigeria Debuts
Court Gives Agip 1m Crude Oil Fields 5 Years After
Libyan Returnees: Edo To Reintegrate 3, 000
Don’t Go On Strike, Baru Begs NUPENG
2019: APC Stakeholders Endorses Galadima For Second Term
We Have No Regrets Fighting Apartheid In South Africa – PMB

NBBF Names Diogu, Nwamu, 12 Others For FIBA World Cup Qualifiers
ltimate Beach Party To Hold In Jabi Lake Tomorrow
EDITORIAL: Buhari On AU Honours’ Roll
Presidency Expresses Concern Over Hate Speeches By Media Houses
Obasanjo’s Puritanism And Hypocrisy’s New Heights
The Single African Sky Gamble
Benue IDPs Population Rises To 100, 000 – Ortom
Labour Party Crisis: Court Bars Abdulsalam From Party Secretariat
EU Spent N44bn On Elections In Nigeria
Infighting Threatens Planned National Carrier
Iranian Women “deceived” into Removing Hijabs

The Sun

Politicians Buy Arms For Herdsmen – Bodejo, Miyetti Allah President
•We’ll resist plot to stop Buhari’s 2nd term
Kalu’s name not on Slok directors’ list  –Witness
Herdsmen: Adebanjo, Ezeife, Okoko knock Ango Abdullahi over alleged plot to destabilise north
Royal rumble: Ooni, Oluwo clash at traditional rulers’ council meeting
Osinbajo, Jonathan, Sambo, Govs, Ministers bid Ekwueme farewell as ex-VP is interred at Oko
Ambode commends Ugwuanyi’s development strides
Buhari Meets Obaseki to discuss human trafficking, others
No regrets fighting apartheid in South Africa – Buhari
CHAN: Pinnick charges Eagles to win trophy for Buhari* Nigerian Breweries congratulates team * Adamu, Mustapha get CAF appointments Joe Apu Nigeria Football…Egbe tips Nigeria for glory 
No producer can ask me for sex –Tonia Nwosu
FG renames Federal University Alike, Ebonyi after him
Mum suffered to ensure I became movie star –Regina Daniels
Omolola Shonowo enacts a kiss between fashion and entertainment
Outrage as woman who got pregnant for son-in-law aborts pregnancy
Says she keeps only 2 male lovers now She falls easily for sex, Son-in-law alleges
Marrying irresponsible men shortens your life span
Entrepreneur Bashorun Rotimi Obeisun, reflects on life at 60: Dad’s Death Awoken the Giant in Me
Reps : One week, one defection
Your hormones, ovulation and fertility
The blessing of seeing our children’s children
When I grow up, I want to be like Babasanjo!
Believe El-Rufai on restructuring at your peril
What happens when she pops the question?
Is it possible to have sex without knowing?
Trump authorizes release of controversial intelligence memo
Victims father lunges at Larry Nassar in court hearing
UN agency warns of food shortages for Palestinians after U.S. aid cut
Amusan to Buhari: Heed Obasanjo’s advice or risk Jonathan’s fate
Why Obasanjo is angry with Buhari – Waku
A’Ibom leaders warn against return of onshore/offshore dichotomy
2 killed, village razed in herdsmen/farmers clash in Adamawa
Ambode commends Ugwuanyi’s development strides
LUFASI Nature Park
EDITORIAL: Hugh Masekela (1939-2018)

The Guardian

 Ekwueme buried in hometown, Oko
Nigeria has no regrets fighting apartheid in South Africa, says Buhari
Gogo Majin
Ambode visits Enugu, reiterates support for united Nigeria
‘Nigeria, foreign countries now share data on bank accounts, property of Nigerians’
Kukah hails military’s patience with democracy despite poor governance
Army to begin Operation Python Dance III, others soon, says Buratai  
EFCC files corruption charges against CCT chairman, Umar
Stop insulting collective intelligence of Nigerians, Falana cautions Obasanjo
Rashidi Yekini speaks from beyond
We will shine like stars at Winter Olympics, Bobsled team assures
Money destroying Europe’s ‘big five leagues’
I’ve forgotten about Odiye’s own goal – Okala
Moses Included In Chelsea’s Champions League Roster
Score early goals to tame Morocco, Mutiu Adepoju tells CHAN Eagles
Adenrele Sonariwo: Changing The Arts Narrative
 The ten things you must never delegate
‘Emerging winner of Chivas Venture 2018 was unprecedented’
Nigeria’s Bobsleigh team and Skeleton Racer storm Lagos
Sisters on a mission to save ailing entertainers
Maleek Berry: From production to performance
Bimbo Manuel, Omowunmi Dada, Norbert Young, Gabriel Afolayan debut in animation film
Glo-sponsored African Voices explores uncommon fashion trends
WapTV upgrades channel output to high definition


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