News Headlines Feb 5, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 5, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
CCT chair, Onnoghen’s counsel clash, Senate withdraws Supreme Court suit
Atiku only got ‘temporary waiver’ to enter US, says Report
Why Osinbajo chartered private chopper for Kabba trip – Investigation
Police arrest one, hunt for other Lagos hotelier, manager’s killers
Body found in wreckage of Sala’s plane
Boro boss hails ‘fantastic’ Mikel
Insurance grab first NPFL win
Oboh competes in S’Africa
Messi misses training, doubtful for El Clasico
Solanke’s potential thrills Bournemouth boss
Pogba considered leaving under Mourinho —Brother
Racism worse in Italy than England, France —Balotelli
Islamic cleric, three others arrested with human skull in Ogun
Why I joined APC – Obanikoro
Pregnant ex-bank employee jailed for defrauding Dangote firm
Elections: Buratai orders clampdown on IPOB, South-East groups
Man uses renal failure patients’ pictures to defraud Nigerians
Clinton to meet Buhari, Atiku
Three APC members killed in Lagos campaign crash
Gunmen murder retired Prisons DCG, aide in Kogi
Three sentenced to death for killing UNIOSUN student
My husband owes me N40,000, says divorce-seeking wife
Police arrest 10 businessmen suspected of killing 14 children for rituals
Why I joined APC – Obanikoro
2014 immigration tragedy won’t affect my senatorial bid —Ex-Interior minister, Moro
Opposition lobbying countries to discredit presidential election outcome —FG
Power generation increased by 100% in three years – Fashola
FG disagrees with IMF on economic growth forecast
NSE appoints listing, trading business heads
Tech company, Slack, files for IPO
Capital market needs investment attraction initiatives — SEC
Eterna raises N3bn in commercial papers market
It is stupid to say I will spend 20 years in the Senate like Mark —APC candidate, Lawani
Dad used to watch football until Super Eagles almost gave him a heart attack — Sam Ohuabunwa’s daughter
JAMB registers 1.2 million candidates
We didn’t pass bill for take-off of Islamic varsity – Imo lawmakers
Tech-U matriculates 190, to appoint professors of practice
Nexford varsity partners Ezekwesili on women scholarships
Ex-UI staff alleges herdsmen set N50m farm on fire
Partner varsities, research institutions, minister urges private sector
Rapper 21 Savage facing deportation threat after shock arrest
Sexual abuse: R. Kelly banned from Philadelphia city
Fans celebrate World Wizkid’s Day on Twitter
Officials arrest rapper 21 Savage saying he is in US illegally
The media, public attitudes and mental health
Fried foods increase risk of death among older women
Safe medicine: NAFDAC DG advocates collaboration among W’African countries
300 jostle for 60 medical positions at LASUTH
How Customs men’s bullets killed our breadwinners — Ogun families
Telcos turn to data, mobile money as voice revenue suffers
ATCON set 70% broadband penetration target by 2023
ICT stakeholders seek implementation of local content act
OPPO tests video conferencing calls on 5G smartphones
Editorial: Private sector involvement in road infrastructure
Will Emefiele get second chance at CBN?
Onnoghen and the unfolding controversies
Feb 16: Nigeria’s date with destiny
Parents and children online safety

The Nation
APC, PDP step up attacks
Helicopter crash: AIB concludes investigation
Atiku paid his way into the US, says report
Obanikoro: no record of cash collected from Dasuki for Fayose
PDP alleges INEC plans to rig 4
Disruption of polls won’t be tolerated, COAS warns
CCT insists on Onnoghen’s appearance
NMA urges Fed Govt to raise awareness on cancer
Abiodun: I will bring new lease of life to Ogun
We will return PDP to power, says Ekweremadu
‘No room for APC in Kwara South’
PDP gives INEC 24 hours to publish list of ad hoc staff
PDP ‘ll fix economy — Peter Obi
NLC may endorse Wabba, others for second term
CAF Champions League: We’ve put Wydad loss behind us, says Lobi’s captain
2019 Nigeria Taekwondo Open: 15 countries beat registration deadline
CAF Confederation Cup: We won’t be complacent, Rangers’ Ajani insists
Oil hits $64 on Venezuela crisis
Nigeria eyes $4.5b FDI from UK
NAHCO boss urges NCAA, FAAN to clear air side
Infinix ready for competition
MMA2 gets FRSC marshals
Freight forwarders hail call for auto duty reduction
Court strikes out Evans’ N1b suit against police
Lagos advises residents to protect wetlands
Badagry prince forged signatures, forensic expert claims
Bricklayer remanded for ‘raping girl, 13’
Man dupes woman of N320,000
Quality education requires over N2.5tr yearly, says Babalakin
World Wizkid Day: Fans eulogise music star on Twitter
FESTAC RESIDENTS: EKEDC Refuses to give us prepaid meter
Re: Onnoghen: The wasp on the nation’s scrotum
Editorial: AMCON and VIP debtors
Illegal institutions
2019: Lalong warns against inciting violence
FCT minister commiserates with NUJ over death of members
Buhari, Onnoghen and the rule of law
Osibanjo calls for unity ahead of elections

FG: Oppositions Working With Foreign Intelligence Services to Manipulate Elections
CCT Orders Onnoghen to Appear for Trial February 13
At N947bn, Nigeria’s Non-oil Revenue Drops By 17%
We’ll Get More Endorsements, Says Obi
Fighting Corruption in Nigeria is not an Easy Task, Says Buhari
Varsity Alumni to Construct 5,000-bed Hostel
Taraba Police Kill Three Kidnappers in Gun duel
Buhari Seeks Ekiti Obas’ Support for Re-election
ECOWAS, AfDB Sign $22.7m Agreement on Abidjan-Lagos Highway Project
Ekiti Town Protests against Alleged Plan to Impose King
Alaro City Devt Represents a Turning Point for Foreign Direct Investment, Says Rendeavour’s Chairman
Dalung Congratulates New PCN Board
SEC DG Harps on Need to Attract and Retain Investments
Polaris Bank Commemorates World Cancer Day
Executive Order 7 to Accelerate Infrastructure Development, Says FG
Firms Offers Lagos Residents Home Ownership Opportunity
Vote Only Healthy Leaders, Sowore Urges Nigerians
* Takes part in 10km Lagos City Marathon
FG: Oppositions Working With Foreign Intelligence Services to Manipulate Elections
· Army chief orders clampdown on IPOB · PDP, CUPP, ADC, ANN: It’s false alarm…
Driven by a Passion to Salvage Nigeria
In Imo, Every Contender is Set to Go All the Way
Atiku’s U.S. visit was Temporary Reprieve from Graft Ban
Insurance Beats Lobi for First Win, Fortifies Team with Four Ghanaians
SUPER BOWL: Tom Brady Loses Winning Jersey Again
Sala: Body Seen in Plane Wreckage
FG Signs Host State Agreement with Edo on 2020 Sports Festival
S’Africa Plans to Halt F’Eagles’ World Cup Ambition Today

The Sun
Campaign: Buhari, Osinbajo arrive Ondo, Ekiti amidst tight security
2019: Buhari seeks support of Ekiti Obas
Again, suspected herdsmen attack Benue communities
Don’t vote for thieves, Osinbajo cautions Nigerians
PDP suspends campaign as bandits kill Senator’s sister, others in Zamfara
PDP lawmakers join APC as Buhari campaigns in Ekiti
NBA President to be re-arraigned over N1.4bn fraud
Court to hear Kashamu’s suit challenging extradition, March 8
UPN backs Buhari’s suspension of Onnoghen
NDDC pledges to pay contractors promptly
Ekiti women ‘ll vote APC, says Erelu Fayemi
Atiku promises to complete Mambilla Dam if elected
APC alleges intimidation of traditional rulers, civil servants in Taraba
Ogbe, Emefiele commission N2bn Gino tomatoes Kaduna plant
Nigeria loses $9bn annually to poor agric investment –Minister
CBN debunks media report on forex scam
Dangote, Ladol boss bag FIN award
Halogen Security unveils new subsidiary, Avant Halogen
Boro boss, Pulis, hails Mikel again
Moses’ early goal for Fernebahce excites Chelsea
Nnewi Utd media consultant defends allegations against Onuchukwu
Oshoala debuts for Barca Sunday
Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain in lieu of jail time
Liverpool falter in EPL title race with grateful 1-1 draw at West Ham
FG approves release of fund to NFF
AFCON U20: Nigeria won’t underrate South Africa –Aigbogun
1,500 athletes in Asaba, as school sports fiesta begins
Sala search: Body seen in plane wreckage
Golden Eaglets for CAF tourney in Turkey
Edo 2020 facilities, world class says Dalung
Election campaigns: Truth-telling or propaganda?
Niger’s interference
Presidency: Who’s the best man for the job?
Must Ambode be impeached?
Shape of things to come
Who chooses the leader: God or man?
Madagali, Michika residents return home after B/Haram scare
As Ortom wishes Buhari hitch-free campaign in Benue
Campaign: Buhari, Osinbajo arrive Ondo, Ekiti amidst tight security
2019: Buhari seeks support of Ekiti Obas
Again, suspected herdsmen attack Benue communities
Alleged N1.4bn fraud: New judge to hear case against NBA President
Security is a big challenge in Nigeria today – CSP Oriyomi
War in Ivory Tower
ABSU chancellor promises to impact positively on fortunes of varsity l
Greenwood House School revamps Crèche
Archbishop Martins, Emefiele task Catholic schools on quality education
15 world’s craziest beaches where you can sun, surf nude
INAC: Building bridges of peace through culture 20th December 2018
“Why Nigerians need to tap into the benefits of travelling” 14th December 2018
How we promote Africa’s tourism – Adeyemo, IWA publisher 6th December 2018

Daily Trust
Akwa Ibom seeks representation on NDDC board
One killed as thugs attack ex-Commissioner’s home, destroy properties
PDP suspends campaign as bandits kill Senator’s sister, others in Zamfara
Benue: Over 1,000 police deployed for Buhari’s visit tomorrow
Man jailed 10 years for killing friend in argument over who wins election
Atiku pledges to construct Mambilla Hydro power dam, if elected
Fighting corruption not easy – Buhari
Kaduna Govt battles outbreak of strange disease killing cows
‘How I drugged victim with valium 5 to snatch his vehicle’
Akwa Ibom seeks representation on NDDC board
2000 Police for President Buhari’s visit to Nasarawa State
IBEDC receives N150m electrical equipment to rescue llorin power outage
Benue: Over 1,000 police deployed for Buhari’s visit tomorrow
2019 Election: Why Plateau must reject PDP – Lalong
Loute promises more goals for Rangers in Confed Cup
Nigeria appoint Imama Amapakabo to lead U-23
Dalung rates Edo 2020 sports festival facilities world class
BDCs back CBN, says allegation of exchange rate racketeering uncharitable
Investors kick-start week with N40bn gain
ECOWAS, AfDB sign $22.7m grant for Abidjan-Lagos highway project
One killed as thugs attack ex-Commissioner’s home, destroy properties
4 men docked over threat to kidnap Jikwoyi resident
17 injured as bus rams into truck at Yaba junction
Testing the grit of public service
Women, youths, academics or Diasporans?
FRSC recovers N.4m, foreign currency at accident scene
Nigerian politicians always singing a different tune
CCB: In the headlines for good reasons
Saudi Arabia launches new office to monitor state spending
VENEZUELA: European powers recognise Guaidó as leader
CHAD: French warplanes stop rebel advance from Libya
Carpenter bags 7 days imprisonment for causing public nuisance
Editorial: As doctors desert Kogi
Social Media agog over Tiwa’s birthday
Photo of Jussie’s racist attack emerges
BasketMouth, Folu Storms, Ayeni Adekunle, others to speak at SMWLagos today
The expanding financial imperative of cloud services
Apple faces fresh security problem as iCloud bug ‘let’s strangers see your private notes’
FOA assists 3,600 dry season farmers in Konduga
Anchor Borrowers: North-east farmers’ flag off recovery of CBN loan
FG to ban tomato importation this year
R. Kelly ban from Philadelphia over alleged sexual abuse of young girls
#WorldWizkidDay: Fans eulogise music star on Twitter
Why NJC could not urgently resolve CJN crisis
Teach me how to fish
Small claims courts take off in Kano, Lagos to ease congestion

The Guardian
‘I’ am not Amaechi’s financier’
Health workers protest in Abuja
Police kill three suspected kidnappers
Senate drops Supreme Court case on Onnoghen’s suspension
More telecoms subscribers’ woes loom
Operators seek fiscal policies to spur market rebound
Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan pullouts
FG raises fresh plot to scuttle democracy, warns CUPP, others
PDP urges international community to place INEC boss on watch list
Suspect reveals how they killed hotel MD, manager
I regret supporting Oshiomhole for APC chairmanship, says Okorocha
President Buhari vows to sustain anti-graft war
Athletes accuse organisers of ‘killing’ Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
Two ex-Eagles’ players, Fuludu, Ikpeba ‘fight’ for soul of Delta football
Nigeria wary of ambitious South Africa as World Cup ticket beckons
Oboh returns to Serengeti Team Golf Championship
Foreign athletes extol Lagos hospitality at Int’l para-weightlifters tourney
Coach explains why Wikki Tourists will win NPFL title
Gwamna, youth groups feud over Atiku, Buhari’s popularity
Recurring issues of medical fitness of Nigerian leaders
A harvest of paradoxes
9 Popular Online Platforms You Can Find A Date For Valentine
Editorial: National carrier: Just rhetoric!
Political season awards
Election 2019: And it came to pass
Nigeria joins African pact on economic implementation
…This shall also come to pass!
Niger’s interference
FG hopeful of improved growth on coordinated fiscal, monetary policies
Shippers Council defends registration fees at seaports
Stock market reopens positive, index up by 0.4%
Guinness Nigeria posts N3.8b earnings on lower charges
Chijioke Okoli: ‘Appointment of judges needs to be a lot more stringent’
Review of some significant labour, employment cases in 2018
Position of the law on forfeiture of bail bonds
How small claim courts reduce duration of cases
How regular exercise lowers death risk
Gargling salt water causes body to produce anti-viral bleach, beat cold
‘Good’ sex, zinc reduce blood pressure better than some medicines
People exposed to lead in childhood face poor mental health as adults


3 APC Supporters Killed In Auto Crash During Campaign In Lagos
Dictatorship And Election Loss
My Victory Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Nwosu
Uduaghan Leaving PDP Is Okowa’s Undoing – Ogboru
Ekere Blames Emmanuel For ‘Hard Times’ In A-Ibom
TUGAR Lists Challenges To Code Of Conduct Implementation
Abia Senate Contests: Intrigues As Heavyweights Clash
Crack Hits PANDEF Over Endorsement Of Atiku
Total Proposes Sanctity Of Contracts, Lower Costs To Grow Investments In Petroleum Industry
Agencies Still Diverting Govt Revenue —Buhari
Confusion In Senate Over Onnoghen
Nigerian Real Estate Solutions Firm Joins League Of Firms On London Stock Exchange Group 2019
Ebonyi: INEC Plans To Pre-Allocate 200,000 Votes To APC Gov Candidate – Umahi Campaign
Ezekwesili Denies Dumping Presidential Ambition For Ministerial Post
FG, Lack Of Commitment Fuelling Gas Flaring – Operators
Ohanaeze Plans Nationwide Tour To Mobilise Ndigbo For Voting
Edo 2020 Facilities World Class, Says Dalung
Onnoghen: Senate discontinues Supreme Court Case, lauds NJC Intervention
Assets Declaration Charge: Onnoghen must be arraigned, CCT boss insists
Breaking: CCT Chairman, Onnoghen’s lawyer exchange hot words over trial
Don’t expect early discovery of oil in northern Nigeria, NNPC cautions
North, S-West, N-Delta, M-Belt elders adopt Atiku
‘CCT boss, Umar, has no pending criminal charge’
FG’s intervention in tertiary institutions gulps N727.3bn in 4 years—Minister
NEF, Afanifere, PANDEF, Ohanaeze’s Endorsement: Gang up against Buhari won’t work -Presidency
It’s easier to work with constituents than keep them in the dark – Omo-Osagie
Hope rises for Rivers APC as A-Court stays judgment
I’ll prioritise reforms in Police — Moghalu
Edo 2020 facilities world class, says Dalung
Athletes ready for Delta school sports festival
Rangers can make Confederation Cup history – Aguda
CAF U-20 Nations Cup: F/Eagles go for S/Africa jugular
Oboh calls on Joshua to fight Wilder
BBNAIJA 2019 AUDITIONS: Campaigning on Instagram may ruin your chances — Ebuka
My government will boost entertainment industry — Sanwo-Olu
Controversies trail Davido’s UK concert
21 Savage, rapper/Grammy nominee arrested, faces deportation
Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camp in Bangladesh
5 years after, BEDC restores power supply to Igbokoda community
Court strikes out Evans’s N1bn suit against police, others
No going back on strike, AAU-ASUU tells mgt
Police burst kidnap syndicate, kill three in Taraba
Huawei Y9: A Photo studio in the pocket
450,000 to benefit from Oyo health insurance scheme

New Telegraph

71 ex-Generals, military governors endorse Buhari
Buhari, Kalu, Saraki, Ortom mourn Waku
Army Chief orders immediate clampdown on IPOB activities
Court Stays Execution On Judgement Excluding Rivers APC From General Elections
Buhari is not interested in free and fair election – Tambuwal
Ekiti female lawmaker dumps PDP for APC
Onnoghen: CCT chair, SAN in war of words
Adeboye prayed for me shortly before chopper crash – Osinbajo
Boroffice: Nobody can stop me in Ondo North Abayomi: After eight years, your time is up
Nkporo leaders in Lagos support Kalu’s senatorial bid
Obasanjo worse than Abacha – Oshiohmole
Obesity raises risk of higher cancer rates in younger people
Impeachment: Reprieve for Ambode
Appeal Court adjourns Onnoghen’s suit to Feb 12
Onnoghen’s suspension: Buhari prefers to appoint a Nigerien – Clark
Osinbajo: Our opponents desperate, will plunder economy again
CCTV: Suspects drug co-workers, kill hotelier, manager
Three die in senator’s campaign train crash
Islamic cleric, three others held with human skull
UNIOSUN student’s killers get death sentence
Woman jailed for trafficking girl, 19, to Mali
N19m fraud: Court convicts pregnant banker
Alleged fraud: Suspend Lai Mohammed, NBC DG, Kwara group tells Buhari
Elections 2019: Tech-preneur Advocates Adoption of New Democracy App
Kano Hisbah arrests 228 beggars in January
Property seizure: Court strikes out Evans’s N1bn suit against police, others
I’ll bridge leadership gap in Ede federal constituency – Oyeweso
APC has no genuine intentions for Akwa Ibom State – Bob
Real estate players back FG’s maintenance policy
FG intensifies planned revocation of $2bn worth of oil blocs
Safety: ‘U.S. audit of Nigerian airports signals confidence’
Subjecting Nigeria’s aviation security to scrutiny
Sanwo-Olu’s wife flags off sports fiesta
Insurance secure first win, beat Lobi 1-0
2020 NSF: FG signs agreement with Edo
Joshua set to scrap Wembley date for America debut
EDITORIAL: Foreign interventions in 2019 polls
Elections: PDP rejects INEC’s ad hoc staff
AUN candidate urges Nigerians to reject APC, PDP in elections
Four Ndigbo groups back Ohanaeze over Atiku’s endorsement
I’m ready to pay approved workers’ wage, says Umahi
Cancer: Nigeria recorded 41,000 deaths, 116 new cases in 2018 – WHO


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