Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation and The Punch.

For today, February 1 2016:


Leakage of classified documents rattles government

There are concerns in the nation’s security circles over the incessant leakage of official secrets to the public. The Guardian’s inquiry revealed that official documents in the country are categorised into restricted, confidential and top secrets, in order to ensure information is controlled within the classified space.

Afenifere gives Buhari ultimatum on Onnoghen

The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has given President Muhammadu Buhari a nine-day ultimatum to forward the name of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Nkanu Onnoghen to the Senate for approval.

Ibori wins right to hear case, promises to return soon

Former Governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori, has won his bid to halt the transfer of his case to another court in London.


2015 election cost N1 trillion – INEC

An estimated N1 trillion was spent by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, political parties and candidates for the 2015 elections, it was revealed, yesterday.Apostle Suleiman: How CAN brokered peace with DSS

A source close to the negotiations told Vanguard, yesterday, that the chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in the 19 Northern states and Abuja, Rev. Yakubu Pam, was the Christian leader who brokered peace between the Department of State Service, DSS, and embattled Apostle Johnson Suleiman, who was a quest of the DSS on Monday.Okorocha fires back at Obiano

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has launched a blistering attack on Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, describing him as a clueless person who would do better as a militant than as a governor.


Ex-minister’s son ‘pays N1b cash for land, four houses’

Shamsudeen Bala, the son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), paid about N1billion cash for plots of land and houses, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Osinbajo: homes, offices to rely on off grid power

MANY homes and offices will soon quit the national grid for off grid electricity generation sources,  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday.

Amaechi: China’s $1.5b loan for Lagos-Ibadan rail ready

The Federal Government yesterday said it had secured $1.5 billion from the China Exim Bank to begin work on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line project.


Watch your tongue, DSS warns Apostle Suleman

The Department of State Services has asked the General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, to stop granting interviews.

Grass-cutting scandal: Senate panel writes CBN, demands SGF firms’ BVNs

The Senate has requested for the Bank Verification Numbers of some companies linked to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, who were contracted for various projects on the rehabilitation of the Internally Displaced Persons.

Lagos-Ibadan rail line’s foundation ready in March – FG

The foundation of the Lagos-Ibadan segment of the Lagos-Kano rail project will be laid before the end of the first quarter of this year, the Federal Government has said.