Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 23rd February



Militants threaten blow-up of more oil installations

WARRI—NIGER Delta Avengers, the militant group which claimed responsibility for blowing up the Forcados Terminal Pipeline in Delta State, recently, has served notice of attacks on more oil installations in the region until the Federal Government addresses its grievances.

The Sun

Sheriff: I’m going nowhere

Embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday vowed not to resign despite criticisms trailing his emergence.


Ex-minister Moro, Former Interior Perm Sec, Director in EFCC Net

Former Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro,   former Permanent Secretary and a director in the ministry were yesterday in Abuja arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged financial crimes.

Daily Times

APC faults Fayose’s opposition to TSA

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has criticised Governor Ayo Fayose’s opposition to the Single Treasury Account (TSA) policy of the Federal Government, saying his stance smacks of deliberate ploy to conceal fraud.


Reps panel invites Alison-Madueke over crude oil swap

THERE was an indication yesterday that the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on Crude Oil Swap has formally invited former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to tell the panel her role in the product swap arrangements with oil marketing companies in the country

Daily Trust

Buhari arrives Riyadh on visit to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Riyadh to commence a week-long visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

National Mirror

EFCC to arraign NAMA chiefs in Lagos this week

Indications emerged yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, would any time this week arraign the arrested and detained officials of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA.

The Nation

$2b Malabu deal: Adoke writes VP

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said there is no going back on its ongoing probe of the $2.5billion Malabu oil Block deal.


Measles Is The ‘Strange’ Disease Killing Children In Lagos – LASG

Lagos State Government on Monday identified measles as the ‘strange’ disease that has killed over 20 children in Eti-Osa area of the state.


Terrorism: Court suspends Okah’s trial pending his recovery from surgery

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, suspended the trial of alleged mastermind of Abuja 2010 Independent Day bombing, Charles Okah, pending his recovery from surgery in the National Hospital.


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