Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 7th February

Punch

Buhari reinstates NHIS boss under probe for alleged N919m

fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari has recalled the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, who was suspended by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on July 6, 2017,   has learnt.

Vanguard

EFCC won’t spare VCs found wanting in N450m monthly

furniture fraud – Magu 

ABUJA-THE Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, hinted that a secret investigation was ongoing in alleged low remittances made past registrars of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.

The Sun

FG lays foundation for Aba Drug Mart

The first step for actualization of the Aba Drug Mart and Coordinated Wholesale Centre (CWC), was taken on January 26, 2018, when the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Folorunso Adewole, performed its ground-breaking ceremony at Osisioma, near Aba, the commercial capital of Abia State. The Aba CWC being one of the four the Federal Government was planning to establish across the country would serve parts of the South-East and the South-South zones. Others are in Kano, Lagos and Onitsha.

Thisday

Saraki: EFCC’s Turnaround on CCT Chairman, Suspicious

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has questioned the sudden turnaround by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over its decision to file corruption charges against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danladi Umar, after the same commission had cleared him of corruption allegations in April 2016.

The Nation

Buhari: herdsmen, bandits attacks won’t be tolerated

President Muhammadu Buhari  yesterday  urged victims of herdsmen attacks not to engage in reprisals.

Guardian

Buhari orders arrest, trial of herdsmen with illegal arms

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered security operatives to arrest and prosecute anyone found with illegal arms in the country.

Daily Trust

APC’s chances in 2019 no more — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the chances of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) retaining power in 2019 have vanished.

Tribune

Judge ridiculed Nigeria by forcing Metuh to court on stretcher

—Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said the controversial Federal High Court Judge, Okon Abang, ridiculed Nigeria by causing an accused, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, to be brought to court on a stretcher.

Leadership

Boko Haram: “We’re In Sambisa, Police Wives With Us” –

Shekau [VIDEO]

Barely 4 days after the Nigerian Military said it has completely defeated Boko Haram, the sect leader, Shekau has appeared in a new video saying they are still in Sambisa with abducted Police wives.

 


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