Nigerian newspaper headlines today: February 26

Nigerian newspaper headlines February 26, 2017.


PDP Crisis: Sheriff, Others To Meet Obasanjo

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that he and members of his national working committee are planning to meet former President Olusegun Obasanjo.


Borno lawmakers cry out over shortage of food in northeast

Members of the Borno State Caucus in the National Assembly have cried to the Federal Government and international donor agencies for help over deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the state.


Osinbajo summons IGP over Southern Kaduna killings

Apparently shocked by the escalation of attacks in Southern Kaduna despite increased security measures put in place by government, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, to Aso Rock Villa for explanations.

The Nation

Rivers rerun: Soldiers arrest PDP official, 50 ‘thugs’

Violence erupted again yesterday at Etche, Etche Local Government of Rivers State as the re-run election for the Etche /Omuma House of Representatives and State House of Assembly, constituency 2 got underway.

The Sun

Edo Speaker escapes assassination

Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Mr Justin Okonoboh, Friday evening escaped an assassination attempt in Igueben Local Government Area of the state.


Three Killed, Four Injured in Niger Explosion

An explosion took place at Gari village near Kontagora town of Niger State yesterday, killing three people and injuring four others.

Premium Times

How MTN sacked 63 employees, barred them from related employment for four years

The telecommunication giant, MTN Nigeria, sacked 63 of its employees in 2009 and barred them from securing a job in the sector for four years, court documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES has shown.


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