Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 16th February



I didn’t say snake swallowed N36m ―JAMB Clerk

A new twist to the viral story of a snake swallowing about N36 million at the office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in Benue state has emerged, with the sales clerk fingered in the ….


Army places N3m bounty on Shekau

The Nigerian Army has offered N3m reward to any Nigerian who can provide information that will lead to the arrest of a factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists, Abubakar Shekau.


APC reconciliation: The task before Tinubu in S’West

THERE is no doubt that the job given to former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, across the country remains a Herculean task.

The Sun

We’re fully ready for 2019 elections –IGP 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the Force, under his watch, is  battle-ready for the forthcoming 2019 general elections. 


Fuel Scarcity: Kachikwu Explains Persistence, Insists No Increase in Pump Price

In spite of the difference between the N170 landing cost of petrol and N145 pump price ceiling, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, insisted on Thursday that the federal government had no plans to jack up the price of the essential commodity

Daily Times

Buhari should heed Tinubu’s advice to join retirees’ club — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked the President, Muhammadu Buhari to heed the advice of the leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, that Nigeria’s ex-presidents should quit politics and join the ‘retirees’ club’.


Supreme court pending appeal delays trial of Dasuki, others

 A federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has adjourned further trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and five others, till March 22, 2018 pending the determination of an appeal filed by the former NSA at the Supreme Court, Abuja.

Daily Trust

2019: Buhari meets APC govs in Daura today

President Muhammadu Buhari will today meet with governors of the All Progressives Congress in his country home of Daura, Katsina State.


Alleged False Information: Melaye Storms Court To Collect Charge Sheet

Senator Dino Melaye stormed a  High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) sitting in  Maitama, Abuja, yesterday to personally collect the charge sheet of the alleged false information he was said to have provided to the Nigeria Police in the attempted assassination on his life.

The Nation

SGF: Buhari’ll run in 2019

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari will continue in office in 2019.


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