Nigerian newspaper headlines today: February 2

Nigerian newspaper headlines February 2, 2017.


FG’s request for Dasuki secret trial undemocratic – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the Federal Government’s attempt to use a witness wearing a mask to testify against a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), as satanic and a mockery of democracy.


Police ban Tuface from protesting in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Fatai Owoseni, has disclosed that popular hip-hop star, Innocent Idibia, also known as Tuface, would not be allowed to embark on any protest in the metropolis.


FRSC sanctions commercial drivers over speed limit device

Federal Road Safety Commission’s mobile court, yesterday, in Port Harcourt, sanctioned about 15 commercial buses for failing to comply with the deadline to install speed limit devices in their vehicles.

The Nation

Coalition urges remaining Boko Haram members to surrender

The Northeast Coalition against Terrorism, (NECAT) has urged the remaining members of Boko Haram insurgents to surrender to the military in the interest of peace.


African Union Asks Member States To Quit ICC Over Injustice

The African Union has passed a resolution aimed at mass exit of member states from the International Criminal Court (ICC).


UK Deports 41 Nigerians for Immigration Offences

The United Kingdom has deported about 41 Nigerians for committing various immigration offences.

Premium Times

Lieutenant Colonel unjustly dismissed by Nigerian Army dies while awaiting justice

One of the officers controversially dismissed by the Nigerian Army for alleged partisanship in the 2015 general elections is dead.

The Sun

FG moves to force down food prices

The Federal Government has raised an inter-ministerial task force to force down food prices as well as raise Value Added Tax (VAT) on luxury items.

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