Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 15th February

Vanguard

Another JAMB wonder: N23m scratch card ‘burnt’ in car accident, used by students in Nasarawa

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, scratch cards worth N23 million, which Nassarawa State JAMB Coordinator, Labaran Tanko, said got burnt in a car accident, have been discovered used by students to register for examinations in the state.

Punch

I didn’t say Hausa/Fulani won’t rule Nigeria again – Jang

A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, on Wednesday described as a lie a report by Zuma Times (a publication in Hausa language), which reported that the ex-governor swore that the Hausa/Fulani “will never rule Nigeria again.”

Thisday

False Asset Declaration: CCT Threatens to Throw out FG’s Suit against Supreme Court Justice, Ngwuta

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) wednesday threatened to throw out the federal government suit accusing a Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta, of false declaration of his assets, if the government fails to proceed with the trial at the next adjourned date.

The Sun

Reps begin probe on alleged $21bn crude oil loss

An ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives yesterday, launched a probe into alleged loss of crude oil in Nigeria worth $21billion.

Daily Times

PDP to Tinubu: Buhari will soon join ‘retirees club’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the advice by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that former Presidents of the country should quit politics and join the ‘retirees club’ will soon be applicable to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Guardian

NLC threatens strike over salaries in Kano

Labour unions under the auspices of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC ) and Joint Public Service Negotiation Council (JNC) have threatened to embark on a three-day warning strike if the Kano government fails to resolve the lingering salary crisis that affects workers.

Daily Trust

Tinubu tackles Saraki over Valentine dressing

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment, Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos), yesterday, tackled Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over Valentine dressing remark.

Tribune

PDP will resist rigging in 2019 polls ―Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, said on Wednesday that the party will resist rigging in 2019 general elections.

The Nation

Senate splits over passage of 2019 elections order bill

This was the bone of contention among senators at plenary yesterday during debate on the report of the conference committee which harmonised the grey areas to the amendments to the Electoral Act.

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