Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 20th February



Reverend father batters 70-year-old man for allegedly charming him

Worshippers at St Dominic’s Catholic Church, Adazi Enu, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State were shocked on Friday when a US-based Catholic priest, Rev. Father Mike Steve Ezeatu, descended on a 70-year-old man and beat him blue black.


Police nab 47 robbery suspects, 34 cult members in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, says 47 suspected armed robbers and 34 cultists were arrested in the state from Jan. 2 to Feb. 19.


Abducted Jonathan’s Nephew Found Dead in Bayelsa River

Four days after he was abducted along with his uncle, Samuel Okies, a 35 years old nephew of the former President Goodluck Jonathan was friday found dead in the waterways of Otuoke, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

The Sun

Nnamdi Kanu rejects request for secret trial by FG

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu who is currently detained and facing a six-count treason charge, has rejected an application by the federal government to conduct his trial in secret.

Daily Times

Lawyer flays arrest of suspects within court premises

A legal luminary, Mr Akinlolu Kehinde (SAN), says law enforcement agents can only arrest suspects or re-arrest accused persons outside the court premises.

The Nation

I cannot guarantee that I would remain single for the rest of my life – Florence Ita-Giwa @ 70

Senator Princess Florence Ita-Giwa, former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters to former ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo joined the league of septuagenarians yesterday with her look belying her age.


Psquare in court order drama

A huge crowd formed around the Omole Phase 1 Lagos residence of twin ace musicians, Psquare, as an attempt was made on Friday to seize one of their vehicles over a case involving a failed performance.

Daily Independent

FG To Slash Pump Price Of Petrol

The Federal Government is considering a downward review of the price of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, from April 2016, Mr. Farouk Ahmed, executive secretary of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), has revealed.

Nigerian Pilot

I will go nude for the right price – ex beauty queen Munachi confesses

Ex Most Beautiful Girl inNigeria, Munachi Abi hasdeclared that she will bare it all
for the right amount







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