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National Newspaper Review 20 Feb 2018 on

We bring you a review of Nigerian dailies, spanning the top ten national newspapers in Nigeria.

In the dailies today most titles were updates of previous news items.

Vanguard had an update on the autopsy of Okoniba, the driver who was pushed to his death by police office as part of the investigations to get to the crux of the matter to ensure the right actions are taken.

The wife of IPOB leader Uchechi reveals she is not aware of her husband's whereabouts but was certain the army were aware of his current location at the moment; at the same time IPOB berated the Federal Government for releasing 51 Boko Haram suspects  on grounds of lack of evidence.

Also on the Boko Haram front, "Scores of School Girls have been reportedly abducted as the terrorist groups attacked a school in Yobe state".

In the wake of Ex-presidents Jonathan and Obasanjo's reconciliation, the immediate past Governor Suswam of has reconciled with incumbent Governor Ortom in the face of the rampage the Fulani herdsmen.

The sports section spotted Moses and Oshoala win of NFF awards; Ondo state governor rewarding athletes, including national wrestlers, table tennis players and weight lifters with cash.

And as usual  story titles feature the opposition PDP attack of the ruling party: Nigerian Pilot has PDP accusing APC of stinking over the N10 billion NHIS scam, (this story appears in two dailies but with differnt captions); Kogi PDP tackling Bello over early campaigns, while also vowing to give Buhari a big fight in the South South and reporting that there were no fresh defectors from the APC into the party.

A commentary appeared dismissing the suspension of kaduna State Governor Nasir El-rufai by the APC faction of the state as illegitimate, laughable and should be disregarded.

Also on the APC former Abia state governor Dr. Orji Kalu urged chieftain Tinubu to accelerate the reconciliation process of the aggrieved members of the APC in preparation for the 2019 election.

Economy Wise the CBN has provided $210 million for foreign exchange market in a bid to meet customers request in various segments of the foreign exchange market.

Miscellaneously we have a lion attack in Kaduna park resulting in the death of the butcher who fed him. Making the news also is the death of four, one a suspected soldier at the hands of suspected militants in a gunfight in Akwa Ibom.

Buhari promised to sell recovered assets and to inject the proceeds into the treasury for the benefit of the country. 

National Newspaper Review 20 Feb 2018 on Reviewed by FOW 24 News on February 20, 2018 Rating: 5 We bring you a review of Nigerian dailies, spanning the top ten national newspapers in Nigeria.

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