Nigerian newspaper headlines today: February 12

Nigerian newspaper headlines February 12, 2017.


Herdsman’s killing: Fayose vows to punish perpetrators

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed to ensure the prosecution of the killers of a herdsman, Ahmed Dele.


Fleeing Boko Haram insurgents torch Borno village

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists in convoy of vehicles, motorcycles laden with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) attacked Mussa village in Askira/Uba council area of Borno State, and set it ablaze in the early hours of Saturday.


Nigeria needs $1bn Eurobond to fund infrastructural projects – Adeosun

In this interview, Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi ADEOSUN, explains the imperatives of the Eurobond and its potentials as a catalyst for Nigeria’s pathway out of recession.

The Nation

Sultan commends Aregbesola’s role in promoting unity

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun for what he called his commitment to the development of humanity regardless of socio-economic, political and religious differences.


Buhari’s Wife Thanks Nigerians for Supporting the President

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has expressed gratitude to all Nigerians supporting President Muhammadu Buhari and also urged them to sustain the tempo.

The Sun

El-Rufai condemns destruction of military foundation structure in Southern Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, yesterday, condemned the destruction of the foundation laying structure of the proposed Army battalion Southern Kaduna by unknown persons and described the action as unfortunate.


Nigerian Seaports, Land Borders Exposed By Lack Of Functional Scanners

The interception of 661 pieces of pump-action rifles by the operatives of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) A, Ikeja of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is one out of the many contrabands -arms, ammunition, substandard products, fake drugs -that are exiting Nigerian seaports and land borders on daily basis due to obsolete and non-functional scanning machines at Nigerian entry points


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