Thursday, 18 February 2016

NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES FOR TODAY, THURSDAY, 18/2/2016

LEADERSHIP
-2,000 Protest Over 13 Sacked VCs
-Kidnapping: Army Relocates Tactical Headquarters To Aba
-BBOG Group Commends Military On Recent Victories Over Boko Haram
-Boutros-Ghali (Nov 4, 1922 – Feb 16, 2016): Exit Of A Diplomat- Statesman
-Ikpeazu, PDP Celebrate Supreme Court Victory
-Supreme Court Verdict On Rivers And Matters Arising
-Alleged Murder: Family Seeks IGP Arase’s Intervention
-Can Supreme Court Judgements End Electoral Frauds?


VANGUARD
-Don’t be selfish, Aregbesola tells striking Osun doctors
-Drama in Aso Villa as FG justifies Buhari’s foreign trips
-Naira depreciates further to N385/$ in parallel market
-Boko Haram: Borno to re-open highways
-Alleged laundering of $600,000: EFCC picks up Diezani’s hubby, Alison-Madueke
-Alleged N2.1bn fraud: EFCC lines-up 15 witnesses against Dokpesi
-I’ve never used public fund for my trips — Gov YARI
-Was Lai the man for the job?
-Ship owners accuse FG of encouraging piracy
-S-COURT RULING: Uba, Okonkwo, others threaten INEC over Certificate of Return
-Remedial programmes: Fun time, academics or racketeering?

PUNCH
-Buhari orders mass sackings at Budget Office
-Oduah loses bid to stop bulletproof cars probe
-EFCC grills Diezani’s husband, moves ex-CDS Badeh to Lagos
-NAMA boss, others spent N3bn on fake contracts – EFCC source
-ECOWAS court to deliver ruling in Dasuki’s suit
-Nigeria was almost a pariah state under Jonathan —FG
-EFCC arraigns two Anambra Rev fathers for alleged fraud
-Eight injured as vehicle loses tyres
-Students, not my in-law attacked ABUAD –Babalola
-EFCC re-arraigns Dokpesi over arms scandal

NATION
-Ex-ministers to Jonathan: we don’t want Sheriff
-$180m Halliburton scandal: EFCC may opt for fresh trial
-Governors: we trust Sheriff to reposition PDP
-EFCC seizes Diezani’s husband’s passport
-Army destroys Boko Haram camp near Sambisa
-Again, gunmen abduct Jonathan’s 72-year-old foster father
-UTME’s portal opens today
-IG issues order for Tompolo’s arrest
-UNICAL supplies mattresses to hostels

THIS DAY
-Nigerian Students at Canadian University Struggle to Pay Tuition in Wake of Dollar Scarcity
-Female Passenger Dies in Toilet at Lagos Airport
-Suspending Electricity Tariff Hike will be Costly for Nigeria, Discos Tell Senators
-Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa, Alagarno Forests Destroyed, Says Army
-In Show of Strength, FirstBank, Zenith Lead in Forex Allocation from CBN
-FG Asks UK for Lloyd’s Assistance on Vessel Owners Operating in Nigeria
-Oil Prices Rally as Iran Gives Freeze Plan Cautious Welcome
-INEC: Election Reruns to Hold in Eight States on Saturday
-Benue South Rerun: Mark Craves for a Peaceful Election
-Lalong: Plateau Will No Longer Depend on Oil

GUARDIAN
-Naira falls to N370 per dollar, foreign reserves down by $1.14b
-Bread seller-turned-model Jumoke becomes motivator
-Suspending new electricity tariff will lead to darkness, say DISCOs
-Civil servants panic over order to declare assets
-EFCC still probing suspects in Halliburton scandal
-Govt directs agencies to commercialise research efforts
-16 varsities for pastor Adeboye’s birthday celebration games
-You are wrong, Disu tells Oliseh over comment on Pharaohs


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