Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 28th February

Daily Times

Ondo governor, Akeredolu speaks on why Tinubu won’t visit state

The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said there is no need for Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to visit his state. Akeredolu said Tinubu’s reconciliation effort was not needed in Ondo State because the state arm of the party is peaceful.



FG sets up panel to probe 110 Dapchi girls abduction •Chief of Air Staff relocates to Yobe

The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 pupils of the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, on February 19.


Let’s collaborate to end herdsmen attacks in S’West, Gani Adams tells Northern leaders

THE Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, has called on Northern leaders resident in the South West to collaborate with him to end the incessant activities of herdsmen in the region.


Dapchi Girls: Dogara Wants Army, Police to End Buck-passing

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesdaydemanded that security agencies take responsibility for failing to stop the abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State, describing as unacceptable, the ongoing buck passing between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force.

The Sun

Buhari, Amosun congratulate Kelani at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated renowned movie producer, filmmaker and photographer, Tunde Kelani, on his 70th birthday.


Troops arrest 10 nomads for destroying farms in Benue

Troops of Sector 1 Sub-Sector A of the Nigerian Army say they have arrested 10 herdsmen for destroying farms at Yelwata as the military maintained that Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) has continued to record feats in Benue State.

Daily Trust

Obasanjo’s aide threatens court action against families over alleged defamation

An aide to former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Sheu Oladunjoye has threatened legal action against some members of Akinbiye, Ikalugbase and Ikereku villages over an alleged defamatory petition written to Obasanjo on a landed property at Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.


Ambode lauds Arewa communities, charges them on ‘Lagos Project

Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday lauded the Arewa communities for their remarkable roles that have contributed to the peaceful coexistence and harmonious relationship existing in the state, saying his administration looked forward to their greater participation and involvement in the Lagos Project.


DSS Nabs Suspected Kidnap Kingpin, Others

Department of State Services, DSS, on February, 25, said it has arrested one suspected notorious kidnap, Isaiah Suwe, who allegedly masterminded heinous crimes including armed robbery, murder and cattle rustling in Katsina Ala, Benue State.

The Nation

Why suspect wants to implicate me, by politician

A businessman, Chief Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) yesterday explained why a suspect, Adeola Williams, (aka Ade Lawyer) wanted to implicate him in some killings in Lagos.



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