Top HEADLINES In The NEWSPAPERS Today (Feb 1, 2017)

Top HEADLINES In The NEWSPAPERS Today (Feb 1, 2017)


Check Out our Top Collection of Newspaper Headlines For Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from The Punch, The Nation, Daily Telegraph, Vanguard, Premium Times, This Day, Daily Trust and Other Top Nigerian Newspapers


  • Watch your tongue, DSS warns Apostle Suleman
  • EFCC accuses ex-FCT minister’s son of N1.1bn fraud
  • Grass-cutting scandal: Senate panel writes CBN, demands SGF firms’ BVNs
  • Senate meets el-Rufai over Southern Kaduna killings
  • Suicide bomber, resident die in Borno foiled mosque bombing
  • UK deports 83 Nigerians
  • Customs declare two officers wanted over seized 661 rifles
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail line’s foundation ready in March – FG
  • Policeman breaks woman’s jaw for withholding girlfriend’s whereabouts
  • Extortion: Ambode bars LGA workers from traffic control
  • EFCC accuses ex-FCT minister’s son of N1.1bn fraud
  • EFCC invites ex-OAU VC, bursar over alleged N2.8bn fraud


  • Okorocha fires back at Obiano
  • Apostle Suleiman: How CAN brokered peace with DSS
  • 2015 election cost N1 trillion – INEC
  • Foreign reserve now $27.4bn
  • Why we need NASS’ approval for $30bn loan – Amaechi
  • CJN: Afenifere gives Buhari ultimatum to forward Onnoghen’s name
  • 3 die in Adamawa herdsmen, farmers’ clash


  • I’m not a religious bigot, ethnic champion – El-Rufai
  • N/Delta Crisis: US team on fact-finding mission to Gbaramatu Kingdom
  • CAF Election: Hayatou drags FA presidents to Gabon
  • CJN’s Appointment: NASS Caucus demands confirmation of Onnoghen
  • DEFECTION TO APC: Okorocha, Obiano fight dirty


  • Ighalo Caps Winter Drift to the Chinese League
  • Osinbajo Meets Saraki, Dogara, Gets No Objection for $1bn Eurobond
  • Ibori to Return Home Soon
  • FG, States, IOCs to Adopt Collaborative Approach for Devt of N’Delta
  • Again, FG Seeks Secret Trial, Dasuki Objects
  • Nigerian, Imelme Umana Emerges First Black Woman President of Harvard Law…
  • Osinbajo: Soon Most Nigerians will Not Need Power from National Grid
  • Rivers Police Commissioner Dies in Indian Hospital
  • Herdsmen, Farmers Skirmish Claim Three Lives in Adamawa
  • Weekly Bitcoin Volumes Cross $1m in Nigeria, Raise Speculations
  • Adegboruwa Sues Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki over CJN’s Appointment
  • Tribunal Declines PDP, Ize-Iyamu’s Bid to Introduce New Evidence
  • FG Orders 48-hour Visa Issuance to Foreign Investors
  • Suicide Bomber Kills Vigilante at Maiduguri Mosque
  • Court Dismisses Appeal against Fayose’s Unfrozen Account


  • Why Nigerian app developers missed out on $20billion Apple payout
  • Digital transformation of Nigeria’s economy must be appreciated – Danbatta
  • Minister sees prospect in aviation sector as Med-View lists 9.75bn ordinary shares
  • NNPC clarifies position on oil bloc signature bonus, royalty
  • ‘Benefits of Nigeria’s ratified Trade Agreement’
  • Nigerian children to benefit from Bridge International Academies affordable quality education


  • Gunman follows bride and groom to wedding, opens fire inside church
  • Account freezing: Court dismisses EFCC’s application against Fayose
  • Prison officials stripped me naked for using phone, granting interview — Okah
  • Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meet over budget
  • Ambode bans LG officers from Traffic Management duties over extortion


  • I am no religious bigot, El-Rufai replies critics
  • Ex-minister’s son ‘pays N1b cash for land, four houses’
  • Amaechi: China’s $1.5b loan for Lagos-Ibadan rail ready
  • Council poll: Ajimobi, Alaafin seek out-of-court option
  • turkish school kidnap suspects held in ikorodu
  • Nigeria can produce three million bpd, says Kachikwu


  • UNICEF to spend $3.3bn on 48m children
  • Lawmakers, Afenifere demand Onnoghen’s confirmation as CJN
  • FG returns 3 varsities to agric ministry
  • Don’t promote B/Haram activities, FG urges media
  • Customs declares 2 officers wanted over seized rifles
  • Senate queries NCAT over N6.4bn aircrafts contract
  • N1.2bn fraud: EFCC to arraign ex-minister’s son today
  • Atiku denies hands in Oba Akiolu’s forced retirement


  • Leakage of classified documents rattles government
  • Afenifere gives Buhari ultimatum on Onnoghen
  • Trump picks conservative judge Gorsuch to shift Supreme Court balance
  • ‘Why multi-SIM ownership is increasing in Nigeria’
  • Nothing special about Lions of Cameroon, says NFF




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