Nigerian newspaper headlines today: February 3

Nigerian newspaper headlines February 3, 2017.


Fuel Queues Return To Lagos, Nnpc Allays Scarcity Fear

There was fear of a fresh round of fuel scarcity on Thursday as many filling stations in parts of Lagos and Ogun states  did not sell Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, to motorists as they had run out of the product.


Film producer arrested for attempted N10m fraud

Barely two months after he was arrested and remanded in Kirikiri Prisons for alleged N2.4 million theft, prominent Yoruba film producer, Seun Egbegbe, was again arrested yesterday for N10 million fraud.


Kidnapping: Ambode orders perimeter fencing of Lagos schools

As part of measures to checkmate the spate of kidnapping in Lagos schools, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the construction of perimeter fence around public schools.

The Nation

Motorists urge FERMA to complete Third Mainland Bridge repairs

Some motorists have appealed to the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to complete the rehabilitation of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.


Southern Kaduna Killings: Police Arrest 17 Suspects, Recovers 29 Arms

The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested 17 suspects for their involvement in Kafanchan and other parts of Southern Kaduna crisis last year and recovered 29 arms and ammunitions.


PDP, APC Reject Police Ban on Tuface’s Anti-Government Protest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have criticised the move to stop a nationwide peaceful protest spearheaded by a pop musician, Tuface Idibia, billed to take place this weekend.

Premium Times

SSS operatives seal private Nigerian TV, CoreTV

Security operatives believed to be from the State Security Service on Friday broke into the Abuja office of CoreTV, a cable and satellite broadcaster, carting away broadcasting and other related equipment.

The Sun

Navy intercepts N420bn crude oil

The Nigerian Navy said it confiscated crude oil and diesel worth N420 billion in 2016 from suspected crude oil thieves and saboteurs in the country’s oil producing region.

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