​News Headlines Feb 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

​News Headlines Feb 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 
​Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Man kills four children, maid, self over wife’s infidelity
FG, W’Bank in discussion for $1bn power loan
FG confirms 110 Dapchi schoolgirls missing, helicopters, jets join search
Frozen accounts: Patience Jonathan asks court to jail bank chiefs
Pregnant robbery victim gives birth, dies after C-section
Woman drowns in church’s well, pastor arrested
Police keep mum over River’s driver murdered by cop
Man jailed seven years for keeping human head
S’Court orders reinstatement of sacked A’Court’s chief registrar
Thunderbolt kills two in Niger
LASG seizes 200 carts, arrests 27
Malabu: AGF’s advice won’t stop Jonathan, Adoke’s probe, Reps insist
Corruption rating: SERAP backs TI, says Buhari hasn’t done enough
Two die as prison officials, hoodlums clash in Sokoto
Buhari’s re-election will spell doom for Nigeria –Secondus
American arrested as police find severed head in suitcase
Doctors express worry as people inject themselves with poo…
BBC pays me less because I’m not posh, presenter…
Shun corrupt practices, Kumuyi tells Nigerians
China sets stage for president to stay in office indefinitely
Kaduna APC crisis: Oni-led committee begins fact-finding mission
Retail is future of banking, says Diamond Bank CEO
Six things children should know about banking
No sacred cows under VAIDS, says Fowler
AshakaCem to complete N11bn power plant in 2019
Do you still carry wads of bank notes around?
Impressive D’Tigers beat Mali in W’Cup qualifier
Lukaku inspires Man United win over Chelsea
C’wealth Games: Sports ministry to pay protesting wrestlers
NIMASA staff wins t’tennis championship
Lagos squash classics: Egyptians dominate men’s event
Kane rescues Spurs against Palace
My son’s poor health has put my life on hold –Stella Monye
Why I signed mother of two – Harrysong
I didn’t stop music because I was frustrated –Kas
As a child, I behaved like a clown –Wofaifada
I wasn’t treated like a celebrity in NYSC camp –Owolabi Ajasa
Doctors express worry as people inject themselves with poo at home
Editorial: Safeguarding human rights ahead of 2019
Dapchi and the failure to learn
Advantages of a stronger naira
Re: Dear Senator Tinubu, Buhari has thrashed us all
Fake news as threat to humanity

The Nation

Air Force steps up search for 110 kidnapped girls
$2.1b deals: Ex-Army chief Minimah refunds N1.7b
Jonathan’s wife, banks trade blame over funds trapped in 10 accounts
Don’t mix politics with security, says Shettima
Suspected Boko Haram member remanded for killing policeman
‘Herdsmen still destroying our crops and houses’
Man kills children, self in Anambra
SON Act yielding product seizures, says DG
Coalition backs technocrat for House of Reps
Oni will fulfil promises, says aide
Supreme Court reverses sack of Appeal Court’s Chief Registrar
Ekiti radio, TV get knocks for campaign funds’ source
Osun training 800 Grade II teachers
Air Force begins medical outreach for IDPs
2019: Cleric urges Buhari to beware of sycophants
Shell Nigeria are NOGIG 2018 Champions
Man Utd 2-1 Chelsea: ‘We beat a very good side’, says Mourinho
Boxing Show: Benjamin shines in Hall Of Fame
Oliseh turns attention to hobby, hails Black Panther
A new dawn in democratic representation
Akeredolu getting down to business, one year after
11 injured in building collapse
Waste: PSP Operators fault aggrieved members
MDAs to implement ‘no cash payment’
Abduction: Rescued woman dies after giving birth
Lagos ex-workers’ families get N85m death benefits
Navgas rewards drivers
Coscharis ends Valentine promo on BMW
Kia wins three-design awards

The Sun

No sacred cows under VAIDS –Fowler
… As Adeosun, El-Rufai, meet taxpayers March 1
‘Our People First’, says Rep. Namdas
Murder-Suicide in Onitsha: Father stabs 4 children, housemaid, kills self
“Blood splashed everywhere” Father dies later after drinking raw acid  
Buhari, Osinbajo not focused on 2019 – Presidency
Missing Dapchi Schoolgirls: Federal delegation returns to Yobe
Meets victims’ families, security agencies 
Group seeks solution to exorbitant port charges
NIPCO bags NIPS award over Mobil Oil acquisition
Financial inclusion: Diamond Y’ello Account generated 9m accounts –Dozie
Reactions trail MTN’s planned $500m listing on NSE
Endless strike turns Ekiti varsity into ghost town
•Fayose should pay our lecturers’ salaries, frustrated students plead
NUCFRLANMPE tasks FG on indiscriminate importation
…Says it’s killing business in the sector China’s president may serve indefinite term if new law passes
Corruption: African leaders should learn from Zuma’s exit
 ERGP: Global investors leverage petroleum summit to unlock Nigeria’s potential
Port Notel’ll bring reliability, efficiency to port terminal operations –Akpanika, Port Notel MD
Dangote to invest in vapoured milk plantD’Tigers out-dunk Rwanda
Kachikwu, others to speak at Sub-Saharan oil, gas summit
Investment opportunities in mini-lubes blending plant
Why Nigerian manufacturers should invest in renewable energy
Farmers, herdsmen clashes: To hell with cattle colony, stakeholders tell Ogbe
Seme Command generates N546m in January

C’River APC Crisis Deepens as Zonal Vice Chairman Rejects Congress
Dogara: Non Completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company a National Shame
Return Administrative Office to Delta, SPDC Urged
Grant Exceptional Tax Concessions to Save Tech Sector, FG Told

Asaba Electricity Consumers Battle BEDC, Petition Okowa over Disconnection
Emefiele Reiterates CBN’s Commitment to Economic Growth
FirstBank, Stanbic Support Social Media Week
Afreximbank Targets $1.5bn Financing for Trade, Infrastructure
Adeosun, Fowler to Lead FG Delegation to Kaduna Tax Symposium
Prayers Key to Unity and Stability of Nigeria, Gowon says
The Uncomfortable Truth

Combating Cultism the Lagos Way
Home Sick IDPs in Benue
Again, The SUN Crowns Pinnick as Sports Personality of the Year
Kano Pillars Moves to the Summit of NPFL
D’Tigers Beat Mali to Stay on Course for World Cup Ticket 
NWFL Moves Secretariat to Lagos ahead Maiden Champions Shield
Man City Hammers Arsenal 3-0 to Lift League Cup
Nasri May Get Six-month Ban Today
Zuma: At Last, The Statue Falls


We Don’t Owe Workers’ Salaries —A-Ibom Govt
No Nation In The World Has Grown Outside Its Culture— Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ooni Of Ife
JTF Destroys 30 Illegal Refineries Delta
Ebuehi Shines In ADO Den Haag Draw With Ajax
Delta Lawmaker Leads Team To Herdsmen’s Enclave
Nigeria Sitting On Keg Of Gunpowder With Youth Unemployment, Ooni Warns
Pensioners Are Treated With Dignity During PTAD Verification — Onokpise
Jonathan Didn’t Want To Be Yar’Adua’s Running Mate — Ahmadu Ali
Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup: Warri Stadium Hosts Semifinal Today
Steer Clear Of OML11, Ogonis Warn RoboMichael, SPDC
Conference On African Origins Heralds New Beginning
Advantages Of A Stronger Naira
Awoniyi Scores In Eight-Goal Thriller
‘I Killed My Wife Because She Was Sleeping Around’
Dapchi Attack Evokes Memories Of ‘Conspiracy Theories’ Over Chibok’ — Gov Shettima
Royal Exchange Group MD Wins Award
Paternity trouble: Man goes berserk, kills his 4 children, sister-in-law, self
CBN to expand ABP with N42bn Greenfield egg plant
Yobe school attack: Lai Mohammed confirms 110 girls unaccounted
Withdrawal of troops caused Dapchi girls abduction – Governor
2019: Buhari by God’s grace will declare his intention for re-election – Sen Kurfi
Presidential Villa roundup for Feb. 18 to Feb. 24, 2018
Dapchi girls : Your tears not enough, PDP tells FG, APC
Obaseki, Oyegun, others laud Akeredolu’s performance
PDP rejects INEC’s 8-man committee on underage voters
Ebuehi shines in ADO Den Haag draw with Ajax
Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup: Warri Stadium hosts Semifinal today
Awoniyi scores in eight-goal thriller
Guardiola defends Catalonia political symbol
WAFU Women Cup of Nations: S/Falcons pick bronze
Mama J never die yet ooo, says Tiwa Savage
‘Black Panther’ again slays North American box office
Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54
Many popular young Nigerian musicians have sold their souls to Satan – Skid Ikemefuna
Why I can’t marry Rita Dominic — Jim Iyke
Samsung launches new S9 phone with augmented reality features
1,400 from free cataract surgery, courtesy Rotary Club


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