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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 3rd February

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Vanguard

Obasanjo tolerated me for three-and-half years — Buhari

Abeokuta— President Muhammadu Buhari went down memory lane in Abeokuta, yesterday, recalling the role of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his successful political career.

Punch

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, appeared before an ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday and said he had no information on the contracts for the rehabilitation and modernisation of railway in the country.

The Sun

The Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the 2016 budget of President Muhammadu Buhari as ambitious.

Thisday

Presidency: FG’s Budget for Health is Above N200bn

The Presidency has said that the fund allocated to health in the 2016 budget is above N200 billion contrary to an online medium report which claimed that the N3.8 billion allocated to Aso Rock Clinic was more than money allocated to all teaching hospitals.

Guardian

A FEDERAL High Court Lagos has awarded N5million damages against the Nigerian Police for violating the fundamental rights of a Lagos monarch, Oba Adeoriyomi Oyebo, the Obateru of Egbin, Ikorodu, Lagos State.

Daily Trust

New oil swaps to begin March, save FG $1bn – Kachikwu

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) crude-for-products exchange arrangement known as crude swap will be replaced by a Direct-Sale-Direct-Purchase (DSDP) arrangement which would take off next month.

Leadership

Report On State House Clinic, False – Presidency

The Presidency has described a report that President Muhammadu Buhari will spend more on the state house clinic than on all federal government owned teaching hospital as off the mark and insensitive

National Mirror

FG takes measles campaign to 17 southern states

The Federal Government has taken the second batch of immunisation of children in the country against measles to 17 southern states in the country. First batch of the exercise, which was largely marred by fuel scarcity, took place between 25th – 29th November, last year, in 19 states in the North, while the second batch took place between January 28 and February 1 this year.

The Nation

We got N905.8m for no contracts, says witness

A lawyer and businessman, Uche Obilor, yesterday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that three of his companies got N905,800 million from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) without bidding for any contract.

Tribune

Ace Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, critically ill, needs financial help to stay alive 

Ace Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, on his sick bed at UCH.

Daily Independent

Arms Deal: PDP Mulls Name Change, Realignment

There are indications that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) might be considering changing its name, going into the 2019 elections.
Sources within the party told New Telegraph that the move would be an aftermath of the current investigation into the arms deal scandal that has roped in top members of the party.

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