News Headlines Feb 1, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 1, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
PDP fumes as Niger Republic govs attend Buhari’s campaign in Kano
British singer demands justice for hotelier mother, manager killed in Lagos
Don’t despair despite Buhari’s undeperformance — Obasanjo
APC, PDP worthy of absolute rejection – Soyinka
DSS wants to arrest me, CUPP’s spokesman alleges
INEC pastes Kashamu’s name as Ogun PDP gov candidate
Witness scheduled to testify against Evans involved in accident
Internet fraudster jailed for impersonating US army officer
Mum arrested for attempting to sell newborn baby in Anambra
Osun herbalist’s son remanded for stealing lady’s pants
Mother accuses school owner of taking kids to police station over fees
Why Onnoghen should resign today
Marafa asks Buhari to shelve Zamfara rally, hails INEC
Scores injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun
Hoodlums attack Agbaje campaign convoy in Lagos
CCT to resume Onnoghen’s trial February 4
Suspected robbers arrested for killing two in Lagos
I won’t dump APGA for APC, says Obiano
Suspected robbers arrested for killing two in Lagos
Man sodomizes, infects teenager with HIV in Lagos
44-year-old man nabbed for stealing Imo lawmaker’s car
Lawmaker dumps PDP for APC in Ekiti
The Candidates: APC faults Atiku, Obi’s claims on economy, others
New revenue formula far from sight – Investigation
Design Union portfolio size hits $600m
Airtel promotes giving culture with ATL initiative
Guinness inaugurates agric scheme to support local content
Indomie introduces new variant to Abuja consumers
Lawmakers move to ensure completion of CBN’s projects
The Candidate: I lend EFCC N300m from privatisation proceeds –Atiku
Neymar returns to France on crutches
Arsenal sign Barca’s Suarez
Conte keen on returning to coaching
Barca want to win all titles –Messi
Finalists emerge in Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup
Nantes pay tribute to Sala
‘Tai Solarin taught us to excel, stand alone’
We need young minds to solve Nigeria’s problems – Aboderin-Talabi
NUT urges FG, states to commit 15% budget to education
Mathematics education key to credible elections – Ugbebor
Kolade, Adebule want more girls involved in STEM
IGS alumni lament Ekiti govt’s neglect of alma mater
My first time in aeroplane, I thought I’d die – Woli Agba
We’re going to change future of Nigeria’s creative industry – Odugbemi
Cardi B appears in court over strip club brawl
Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records attracts multi-million dollar investment
How to fix your camera when it falls
Best apps for keeping up with sports
Useful Microsoft Word tips, tricks
Editorial: Looking inwards in arresting Nigeria’s rising debt
Why Onnoghen should resign today!
Ogun 2019: Rising above partisan politics
What will Nigeria look like in 2023?
Improving the poor condition at Lagos airport: A reflection

The Nation
I’ll complete 2nd Niger Bridge because of my wife, says Atiku
Kolade, varsity dons, others seek people’s constitution
INEC clears Sanwo-Olu, Kashamu, Ogah, others
Buhari in Kano: I’ll continue to fulfil my promises
Presidency: Time to change Nigeria is now, says Soyinka
Buhari in Kano: I’ll continue to fulfil my promises
Poll: Magu warns bankers on politicians repatriating stolen funds
Why restructuring is key to unity, by Akinrinade
Kachikwu mulls duty waiver for Project 100
Why Atiku should sue Obasanjo, by Oshiomhole
Why Atiku can’t get support from Southwest
Governorship candidates decry infrastructure deficit in Kwara
I’m next governor of Kwara, says Abdulrazaq
Alaba traders endorse Salis for Lagos governor
Plans to impeach Ambode self-destructive – Action Alliance
Lagos PDP to INEC: Don’t involve NURTW members in elections logistics
‘Kagawa set to join Besiktas on loan’
Oxford joins Augsburg on loan
Akpeyi joins Kaizer Chiefs
Breaking: Oshoala joins FC Barcelona
Liam Millar joins Kilmarnock on loan from Liverpool
FBI launched to breed creative giants
Ecobank, Alaba maket traders partner
Joké Coker joins Forbes Coaches Council
Steel merchants seek new mineral sector’s road map
StarTimes gets CEO
Edgal to LASPOTECH workers: shun violence
Cleaner accused of stealing generator cable
How parents can keep kids from drug abuse, by experts
Alaba International Market is 40
Banker faces N2.4m fraud charge
Robbery suspects held
Two salesmen charged with phone theft
Man steals N100,000 necklace
Court stops FUTA VC from spending earned allowances
Prince Harry excited to be a father
Human nature and constitutional corruption
When your chi tells your story

INEC Maintains APC Has No Candidates in Rivers, Zamfara
Kashamu makes final list
Obasanjo Vows to Do Everything to Save Nigeria’s Democracy
Court Orders LADOL to Grant Samsung Unrestricted Access to Fabrication Yard
How Danny Young Made YouTube Delete Tiwa Savage’s “One” Video
Davido Sells Out O2 Arena in London
Adesua Clears Air on Banky W Allegedly Receiving N57m from Buhari
Mixed Feelings for Omotola over Non-inclusion of African Movies in 2019 Oscars
Burna Boy Starts the Year on a Brighter Note
Niteshift Coliseum Hosts Sanwo-Olu
Akiin Shuga is All ‘Shuga Coated’ in New Album
Hilda Dokubo Advocates For Special Film Classification for Gender-Related Movies
DJ Kaywise Shines at Joor Concert
Tackling Storylines in a Digital Era
Celebrating Nigerian US-based Cinematographer
Conversations with Dr. Bukar Usman
City Chronicles Opens at AAF
LASG, SNA Unite for a Week Exhibition
Between Czech Government and its Nigerian Migrants
Soyinka: APC, PDP Don’t Deserve Our Votes
Atiku Promises to Complete Abandoned Ports in Delta, Second Niger Bridge
Atiku, Udom and the PDP Presidential Campaign Rally
Travails of Titi Abubakar Across Southwest States
APC Witnesses Authenticate Results Alteration
Abandoned by the Federal Government, Niger Delta States Resort to Self-help
Zamfara APC Senator Says Hope Not Lost for Party
Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Rises for 22nd Consecutive Month
Lawmakers Laud CBN’s CSR Initiatives
Guinness Nigeria Posts N3.8bn Half Year Profit
UBA Expands to Mali
Flour Mills of Nigeria Posts N9bn Profit in Nine Months
NSA Plans to Shutdown Internet Service to Aid Rigging, Wike Alleges
Top Stars Arrive, Set for 2019 Access Lagos City Marathon Showdown
Transfer: FC Barcelona Grabs Falcons’ Star, Asisat Oshoala
EFCC Grills Ajayi over Corruption Allegations against NFF Board
Zenith/Delta Principals Cup: It’s Obule, Boys Sec. School Final!
Para-Powerlifting: Peak Congratulates The Unstoppables
Dalung, Pinnick, Dikko in UK for Meetings with NIKE
LET: Oboh Misses Cut in South Africa by One Stroke
Akpeyi Joins Kaizer Chiefs

The Sun
Lagos guber: Hoodlums attack Agbaje’s campaign team
Elections: NSA moves to shut down internet access for rigging – Rivers gov
Abia: Don’t try nonsense with APC votes in Nkporo, Kalu warns dep gov
Onnoghen opens up on foreign accounts
Soyinka rejects Buhari, Atiku
Buhari lauds Hosa Okunbo for Greenhouse Farm project
Atiku promises to complete second Niger Bridge, restore Delta seaports
2 pastors on the run for sodomy, minor infected with HIV – Police
PSC promotes Lamorde, 17 others to AIG
Court fixes Feb 7 for suit seeking Buhari’s disqualification
Man stabs mother to death in Nasarawa
INEC won’t allow election riggers undermine 2019 polls –Igini
10 sustain injuries, vehicles vandalised as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun
Anambra monarchs to Atiku: Buhari marginalises Ndigbo
Ogun guber: 50 LG, LCDA chairmen declare support for Akinlade
Certificate saga: Buhari’s in-law asks court to disqualify Adamawa gov, Bindow, ahead guber poll
Why government should increase supervision of construction sites
Estate focus : Garki, Abuja
Estate surveyor decries conversion of residential homes to commercial property
Effective monitoring can prevent building collapse – Expert
Consortium of real estate operators collaborate to fight housing deficit
Ambode absent at Sanwo-Olu’s mega rally
Atiku’s presidential bid for shadowy foreign interest – APC
Veteran Hollywood actor, Dick Miller dies at 90
Nigeria’s Okwuchi gets automatic ticket to America’s Got Talent: The Champions finals
Counting the cost of everything in life
Encomiums for Chukwudozie, Dozzy Group chairman
Between ringworm and leprosy
Need to declare national holiday in honour of Zik
‘Resurrected’ Ethiopian man finally dies
Bayelsa medical varsity gets NUC approval
Presidency: Northern Igbo align with Ohanaeze on Atiku, Obi endorsement
Elections: Rising insecurity worries CAN
I’m destined to act –Samuel Ajibola
Scooper app aims at empowering content creators -Etim
AFTV’ll dominate the world with African contents – Omodia
News Headlines Feb 1, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers: Music runs in our DNA

Daily Trust
Atiku, Obi lied 6 times during town hall programme — APC
Minister, Marwa urge FCT residents to vote Buhari
Youths in support of my senatorial ambition — Sule Lamido Jnr
Dino, Wada, others allege threat to Kogi polls
APC’ll field candidates in Zamfara — Jaji
Nigerians to pay for National ID Card from 2022 – NIMC
INEC has accepted Zamfara APC candidates – Yari
Atiku promises to renovate sea ports, completes all abandoned FG projects in Delta if elected
Buhari arrives Sani Abacha stadium in Kano
2019 Elections: The world is watching Buhari, others – Obasanjo
‘I killed our victim for daring to shield her stubborn husband’
Lagos VIS impounds vehicle with 61 defects
Ijaw youth march for Buhari in Abuja
Minister, Marwa urge FCT residents to vote Buhari
Youths in support of my senatorial ambition — Sule Lamido Jnr
Kipkosgei, Kiptocich, others arrive for Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
Akpeyi holds talks with Kaizer Chiefs, Madu joins Roeselare
Flying Eagles inspired by Rohr’s solidarity
FG launches ‘Project 100’ to support local oil, gas service firms
NCC to unveil internet industry code this year
Nigeria, others urged to reject W/Bank water scheme
FCTA partners Indian group on tech varsity
Karu Christians, Muslims begin interfaith dialogue for polls
Native doctor docked over money doubling
Onnoghen: Getting the Judiciary and the Bar to work for justice
Is Nigerian democracy in recession?
If I were to vote…
The amity between Buhari and Borno politics
Yobe: Security, infrastructure and hope re-kindled
DJIBOUTI: 38 migrants confirmed dead after boats capsize
Woman leads gang to rob, snatch cars from Uber drivers
4 suspected cross-border bandits nabbed with guns, charms
Police arrest man for allegedly infecting boy with HIV
Editorial: No to speed limiters on private vehicles
As Baro River Port bounces back
NDLEA disowns money-for-job scam
The boy who interdicted Imam Malik
Forum cautions religious leaders against hate speech
Muslims petition Nike to recall ‘offensive’ Air Max sneaker
Sosoliso survivor, Kelechi gets to America’s got talent final
CCT to resume Onnoghen’s trial Feb 4
Court dissolves pastor’s 18 years marriage for impregnating 2 church members
Onnoghen: Thugs beat up NBA chairman in Rivers
StarTimes gets new CEO
MRS appoints new MD
Ibidapo Obe joins NICArb governing council

The Guardian
Soyinka vows not to vote for Buhari, Atiku
30 fuel vessels, others stuck on Lagos high sea
‘MTN is target of claims, threats in Nigeria’
Buhari pledges to improve agriculture, economy in Kano
Experts task media on fight against fake news
EFCC warns ex-officials against impersonation, fraudulent activities
ECOWAS uniform currency may berth next year
Nigeria moves to dominate global oil industry with 100 firms
Nwaoboshi urges court to bar bank official as witness in his trial
Dalung leads NFF to London for NIKE talks
No hiding place for Wydad, says Lobi’s Tyavkase
The happy grand slam of Asia Pacific
Georgia Oboh aims for glory at Serengeti Team Championship after narrow miss in Jo’burg
We look out for long arms, speed, skill, Ujiri tells CNN
Ogun APC, APM supporters clash
Atiku vows to complete Niger Bridge, revive seaports in Delta
Thugs attack Jimi Agbaje’s, Dapo Abiodun’s convoys
CUPP asks court to declare Buhari medically unfit, APC faults request
Editorial: On the bill criminalising estimated electricity billing
Government policies, targets are very realistic, says Ahmed
NCC, CBN, police move to fight e-fraud
AXA Mansard partners Techpoint on SMEs in Nigeria
Company unveils app to transform financial services
Presidential debate: Between Buhari and Atiku
Our judiciary’s civil war and law of silence
TI report: Wrong testimonial at the wrong time
Almajiri’s skill training: Between sentiment and reason


US, EU And UK’s Stand Against Election-Riggers
We’ve Stolen 150 Okada, Killer Robbery Suspects Confess
Atiku In Asaba, Promises To Revive Warri, Koko Ports, Deliver 2nd Niger Bridge
How A Unified Exchange Rate Regime Will Impact Nigeria’s Economy
Sodomy: Man Infects 16-Yr-Old Neighbour’s Son With HIV
Nobody’ll Be Allowed To Manipulate Elections In Rivers —Wike
Elections: NYSC Calls For Security For Corps Members
CCT Fixes Feb 4 To Resume Trial Of Suspended CJN, Onnoghen
Oyo Monarchs, Stakeholders Are Behind Adelabu—Ajimobi
Fire Guts Kano Market, Building In Sabon Gari
The Stranded Squirrels In Ezekwesili’s Party
Iwobi, Ndidi To Preview Eagles’ Latest Jersey
Urhobo Youths Threaten To Withdraw Support For Buhari Over FUPRE Act
2019: Put Nigeria First, Group Urges Voters
Court Grants Samsung Access To Fabrication
Osun Monarch Feeds 5,000 Less Privileged
LASG Committed To Innovative Reforms In Education, Says Dep. Gov
CBN’s PMI report: Nigeria’s economic expansion dips in January
Where Buhari failed, by Obasanjo
Let’s loot Nigeria again, APC mockingly redefines Atiku’s Campaign slogan
CCT fixes Feb 4 to resume trial of suspended CJN, Onnoghen
Elections: NYSC calls for security for corps members
Oyo monarchs, stakeholders are behind Adelabu—Ajimobi
Ikpeazu to Abia: Help is on the way
Amapakabo leads U23s against Libya – Rohr
Champions League: Lobi go to war with Wydad
Zenith Bank/Delta Principals Cup: Obule hits final, to play Boys Sec. School
2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Alli expects new records from elite athletes
Court dissolves pastor’s 18 years marriage for impregnating 2 church members
Beyonce, Jay-Z offer chance of lifetime tickets to fans who go vegan
Cardi B appears in Queens court over strip club brawl
Famous Kannywood artistes thrill crowd at Buhari’s campaign in Kano
Prince Harry excited to ‘join the parenting club’
‘Runtown hasn’t won contract breach case, we’re till in court’
Court sentences man to 6 months imprisonment for stealing trousers
Osinbajo launches school feeding programme in Edo, as FG feeds 9.3m children
Breaking: Articulated vehicles’ restriction into Lagos begins February 1.
Chinese engineer charged in theft of Apple car secrets
WAHO calls for collaboration among West African medicines regulatory agencies


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