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National Newspaper Review 13 Feb 2018 on

We bring you  a review of the major headlines of the top 10 Newspapers in Nigeria
Mexico detains hundreds of US-bound migrants:
The over 500 migrants mostly mostly central Americans in a bid to to reach the United states experienced inhuman hardships as they were been trafficked by smugglers.

South Africas ANC to remove Zuma as head of state:
The party reached this conclusion after corruption tainted Zuma refused to resign.

Melaye faults FG on false alarm trial:
The senator whose alarm of an assassination attempt on his life was declared a "false alarm" said he was ready to engage the federal government in  a legal battle.

Has the amnesty program achieved its objectives:
The federal Government funded program has so far been successful.

At 60, "Things Fall Apart" to invoke the drums:
The world is poised to celebrate the diamond anniversary of the 60 years old novel.

Valentine: Waiting for Yeepa Solarin n Bo!:
The translated version of Femi osofisan's "Who is Afraid of  Solarin!" will be staged in Lagos as lovers mark the valentine's day. 
Oxfam's deputy CEO resigns over charity's prostitution scandal:
As more sexual scandals are uncovered, the deputy resigned, appalled that the scandal happened under her watch and that it could have been avoided 

Video of two-year-old child raped in Chrisland School played in court: 

The footage was of the school supervisor defiling the 2 year old child was played as evidence.

Health sector dips as more Nigerian doctors move abroad:

The movement of Nigerian doctors and nurses for the U.K. because of better conditions of service, further worsening the physician-patient ratio in Nigeria from 1:4,000 to 1:5,000, contrary to the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended 1:600. The physician-patient ratio in the U.K. is 1:300. 

Gwagwalada teachers protest deduction for laptops:

Promised laptops before a commencement of deduction of N4,500, teachers in Gwagwalada have resorted to a protest, as N6,000 has been deducted from their salaries since December last year and had not been given any laptops at all.
NFF names new coaches for Super Eagles, Olympics team, others:
The Nigeria Football Federation released the names of coaching crews of all the National Teams, bar those of the main Senior Men Team (Super Eagles), U20 Women (Falconets) and U17 Women (Flamingos) whose contracts are running.

Super Falcons arrive Abidjan for WAFU Cup:

Nigeria’s senior women national team, the Super Falcons,landed in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan for the 2018 WAFU Cup of Nations tournament which will start on Wednesday.

Stop interfering in Benue affairs, Ortom tells Lalong:

The Benue state Governor warned Lalong to stay out of his state affairs after his deputy informed him that in a recent discussion with Lalong at a function,The Plateau State governor had  confessed to apologizing under pressure and that he stood by his earlier statement.

President Buhari summons emergency security meeting:

Heads of para-military organisations under the ministry were seen at the venue of the meeting. Apparently for a brief on security-related matters.

Police storm NHIS office over Executive Secretary:
Policemen have been drafted to the office of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Abuja following workers’ protest over the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary, Prof Usman Yusuf.

Nigerian youth undergo masterclass sessions at The Nigerian Senate:
Tagged "The public senate" created an opportunity for Lawmakers to sit with Nigerian Youths and review policies that have been made and how these policies have basically affected the Youths.

Police officer's children whip SP, CSP:
The boys appeared in court for beating up two superintendent of police with a belt.

1000 Nigerians in Austria face repatriation:
The country's Director General of International Center for migration Policy Development confirmed that over 1000 Nigerians would soon be repatriated from Austria.

Protesters, please stop blocking the highways:
Blocking Highways by protesters is becoming rampant and is not savory at all as it infringes the movement of fellow citizens who are struggling to make ends meet.

Sharapova knocked out of Qatar opener by Niculescu:
The champion was knocked out by Monica Niculescu in the Qatar open first round on Monday.

2019: Ex-CBN chief, Moghalu to run for president:
Kingsley Moghalu has announced his intention to run for presidency in 2019

Don't sell National Theatre, Reps caution FG:
The Federal Government was cautioned against selling the National Theatre situated in Iganmu Lagos state by House of representatives committee on tourism and culture.

Finally, Govs' Forum Backs State Police as Buhari Vows to End Security Challenges:

Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have indicated support of state police to meet the security needs in the country. 

House joins bid to raise $500m for Ajaokuta Steel:

The speaker insisted that privatization was not even an option as funds could be sourced complete the $500 million needed for the project.The money recovered by EFCC was mentioned as a source among others.

Okorocha endorses son-in-law as successor:
Although the governor said Nwosu was yet to inform him if he were nursing any governorship ambition  he would readily support him as he posessed “the qualities of an ideal leader”.

Why fuel scarcity will persist, by unions:
Unions blamed persistent queues on Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria (DAPPMAN), Foreign Exchange (forex) rates, decaying infrastructure and security checks, among other factors.
The unions are of the opinion that Fuel prices may have to be increased to end the crisis.
National Newspaper Review 13 Feb 2018 on Reviewed by FOW 24 News on February 13, 2018 Rating: 5 We bring you  a review of the major headlines of the top 10 Newspapers in Nigeria

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