News Headlines Feb 6, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 6, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Onnoghen in fresh application says CCT chairman’s ‘integrity in doubt’
Corruption shouldn’t be trivialised for political advantage – Soyinka
Ganduje orders shutdown of Kano stadiums ahead of Atiku’s rally
Atiku’s victory unstoppable with regional leaders’ endorsement – Saraki
Lagos hotelier’s son, friend arrested for drugging, raping lady
Labour pains: Bauchi woman rips stomach open with razor blade
Nigeria will collapse under Buhari if re-elected – Peter Obi
Imo politicians are serial betrayers, says Okorocha
How to save mobile data when using WhatsApp
Actress Funmilayo Ogunsola dies of cardiac arrest
Temple of justice profaned
Drama as Ambode presents N852.316bn budget
Magu writes Buhari on Onnoghen, says investigation still ongoing
I’m surprised Dasuki’s security money was tagged as illicit – Obanikoro
Gunmen kill Marafa’s sister, 14 others in Zamfara
EFCC uncovers politicians’ new method of hiding loot
Defend judiciary to prevent dictatorship, Wike urges Nigerians
Commuters lament as fallen containers cause gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan road
Court convicts mother for assaulting eight-year-old daughter
57-year-old man arraigned for theft
Boko Haram attacks Adamawa, kills three, torches clinics, shops
Noise pollution: Man stabs neighbour to death in Ebonyi
Dismissed soldier in police net for attempted robbery
Don’t interfere with political process, Atiku, Secondus warn security agents
PANDEF youth wing rubbishes purported endorsement of Atiku
Businesses groan as Lagos roads suffer despite high IGR
AI, automation to boost hotel revenues by 10% – Report
Should you pay off your debt early?
FG seeks fresh investments in savings bonds
Crude oil production by NPDC increases by 57,000bpd
NNPC, police to intensify fight against pipeline vandalism
Man United in contract talks with Rashford
Messi back in training
Investigators planning operation on Sala’s plane
Tragedy averted as Asaba stadium’s scoreboard collapses
CAF confident Egypt will be ready for AFCON
Hazard takes decision on Chelsea future
We’ll sue FG – former tenants of demolished Artists’ Village
Saxtee to promote Nigerian culture abroad
Sexagenarian unveils first book in Ibadan
Liam Neeson denies racism after hunting black men to attack
PHOTOS: Tony Elumelu, Wizkid hang out in Mali
Sign Pharmacy Council of Nigeria Bill into law, PSN tells FG
Cancer is a dreadful but preventable disease
Breast, cervical, prostrate cancers killing women in Ekiti — NMA
Women, low-income earners mostly affected by cancer in Nigeria —Study
Regular checkup vital in fight against cancer
Alabi, others seek innovative approach to curb HIV/AIDS
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
Editorial: Post-primary litigation, threat to credible elections
Temple of justice profaned
Why you should collect your PVCs and vote
Staying calm in an emergency can save lives
Comical relief, not presidential campaigns

The Nation
Maiduguri IDPs’ protest not triggered by hunger — NEMA
You can’t blackmail Nigerians, PDP tells Buhari
Buhari: I’m only seeking a second term
Tinubu: PTDF cash stolen under Obasanjo, Atiku
Boko Haram kills three in Adamawa attacks
Boko Haram kills three in Adamawa attacks
Okorocha warns Igbo on 2023
Fed Govt to workers: NNPC, refineries not for sale
CODER cautions politicians on election
Political jobbers endorsed Atiku, says Fasanmi
Ganduje orders shutdown of Sani Abacha stadium
Sokoto Commissioner dumps PDP for APC
Court names Ogara Enugu APC’s governorship candidate
Senator loses sister to bandits in Zamfara
Delta Auditor-General arraigned
Poland 2019: South Africa delays Flying Eagles qualification
Alleged tax fraud: Mourinho accepts one-year prison sentence
Actress writes Iwobi apology letter over racial abuse
Mourinho accepts 12-month prison sentence for tax fraud
Emiliano Sala: The waiting continues even for his pet “Nala”
Amajita Clash: Don’t forget our mission, Aigbogun tells Flying Eagles
ABCON seeks higher transaction margin for BDCs
Centre grooms women as entrepreneurs
Ambode praises civil servants
53,888 retirees benefit from PenCom’s enhancement plan
NBS, Guinness step up community development campaigns
NSE strengthens management with top appointments
Council boss warns youths to shun crime
‘Engage youths in useful activities’
Motorists lament increasing traffic robberies on Lagos-Abeokuta road
Dad left a big shoe for us to wear, says Atilade’s daughter
Lawyers excited by resolution of Ambode, assembly row
Police arrest suspected murderers in Ebonyi
Obaship tussle brews tension in Ekiti community
NDLEA nabs suspect with 77 wraps of cocaine
NUC grants provisional licences to four private universities
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
Former CU VC, Prof Obayan, for burial Monday
Quality education requires over N2.5tr yearly, says Babalakin
FG spends N727bn on tertiary education in four years
FG’s intervention for tertiary institutions hits over N700bn in 4years
Strike: We have resolved all issues – FG
MBGN Tourism wears new crown
African celeb are prone to STDs, HIV, says Haillie Sumney
I was told my movie would flop, says Wole Arole
Tony Elumelu, Wizkid hang out in a photo
World Wizkid Day: Fans eulogise music star on Twitter
How we’ll turn around entertainment industry, by Sanwo-Olu
Editorial: Killer levy

Onnoghen Hints at Agric as Source of His Wealth Petitions police over ‘herdsmen’ harassment of farm workers •Accuses CCT chairman of bias •CUPP alleges…
Saraki: With Pan-Nigerian Endorsement, Atiku Now Unstoppable
Transactions on CBN’s I&E Window Hits $48bn
UBA’s ‘LEO’ Records One Million Users
Gains by Banking Stocks Sustain Equities Market Rally
Bringing Succor to Kaduna’s Asso Communitu
S’Africa Delays Flying Eagles World Cup Ticket
PDP Suspends Zamfara Campaign over Fresh Attacks
•Bandits kill seven soldiers, 14 civilians
Fighting Corruption in Nigeria Not Easy, Says Buhari
•Urges workers to reject candidates seeking to privatise NNPC
Saraki: With Pan-Nigerian Endorsement, Atiku Now Unstoppable
Transactions on CBN’s I&E Window Hits $48bn
Empowering Indigent Women for Better Future
I was Investigated for Illicit Transfer of Funds, Says Obanikoro
Demand Compensation for Victims of Protests, Falana Tells NLC
Keystone Bank Introduces ‘Cheque Deposit’ in Mobile App
Kwara Internal Revenue Service Rakes N23bn
Enhancing Non-oil Exports
For Saraki, It’s a Make or Mar Fight in Kwara
Don’t Interfere in Electoral Process, Atiku Warns Security Agencies
We’ll Get More Endorsements, Says Obi
Kwara Internal Revenue Service Rakes N23bn
Enhancing Non-oil Exports
Taking Advantage of Mutual Funds
Buhari’s Planned Campaign Visit to Lagos Grounds Sports-city
Adamu Relishes Opening Goals Account for Kano Pillars
Tax Fraud: Mourinho Pays Fine to Avoid Jail Term in Spain
FIFA, Qatar Announce Joint Venture to Deliver 2022 World Cup
Lokosa Applauds Eunisel for Career Boost
Tearful Neymar Wishes for ‘New Metatarsal’ at Birthday Party
Dalung Congratulates New PCN Board

The Sun
Buhari, Osinbajo blame PDP for poor economy
Polls: US urges religious, traditional leaders to douse tension
Igbo need presidency more than restructuring –Kalu
…As Nkporo indigenes root for APC Abia North candidate
The Orji Uzor Kalu interview: I’ll be surprised if Obasanjo doesn’t sabotage Atiku –Kalu
2019: EFCC uncovers funds for vote buying
Atiku’s victory assured, says Saraki
Buhari, Osinbajo blame PDP for poor economy
Polls: US urges religious, traditional leaders to douse tension
Again, suspected herdsmen attack Benue communities
Women involvement key to conflicts solution, lasting peace – WANEP
Lagos: Ambode presents N852.317bn 2019 budget
Onnoghen: UPN backs Buhari on suspension
‘Why Kenya chose Nigeria’s reconciliation solution’
Atiku promises to complete Mambilla Dam, if elected
Tambuwal’s commissioner defects to APC
70% of voters’re undecided on polls -Olawepo-Hashim
APC youth committee consults Kalu, solicits Ndigbo’s support for Buhari, Sanwo-Olu
Polls: Sanwo-Olu urges Lagosians to reject PDP
Ogbe, Emefiele commission N2bn Gino Tomatoes Kaduna plant
NLC threatens to shut down government that privatises NNPC
MultiChoice launches 3 NTA Channels on GOtv
Hollandia Evap introduces ‘Pere’ pack
How to resolve Google Play Store errors
Polls: Sanwo-Olu urges Lagosians to reject PDP
Igbo may lose again over lack of political intelligence –Okorocha
Ohanaeze to army: Don’t frighten South East voters
Abia guber candidates, Ogah, Otti storm Onitsha to canvass for votes
Ogbuoji assures Ebonyi workers, pensioners of welfare packages
Dollars rains for Flying Eagles
Iwobi named third best U-25 midfielder in Europe
Iheanacho faces sack
AFCON 2019: CAF storms Egypt to inspect facilities
Mourinho escapes jail in Spain tax fraud
Sports Ministry to seek intervention for women’s league
Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain in lieu of jail time
Halita makes debut on Africa Magic
I had many marriage proposals as kid actor – Princess Nnenna Orji
When presidency is not about ethnicity, religion
Atiku’s visit to USA demystifies APC propaganda
Higher philosophy of Christian marriage (15)
2019 poll: Thisday’s survey showing Atiku leading Buhari
‘Demand’ or ‘demand for’?
What the people say….
Sports Ministry to seek intervention for women’s league
Abia: Don warns PDP against rigging
War in Ivory Tower

Daily Trust
Fire razes hostel at Kano university
States budgeted N12tr for salaries in 4 years
Gwandu emirate tussle: More applications stall S/Court appeal
4 private universities get licences
Strike: JOHESU gives FG 7-day ultimatum
Buhari: We should learn from those who failed to get third term
Tambuwal sacks Commissioner who dumped PDP for APC
ASUU conducts nationwide referendum on suspension of ongoing strike
AfDB president assures of “very promising future” for African continent
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States budgeted N12tr for salaries in 4 years
Gwandu emirate tussle: More applications stall S/Court appeal
4 private universities get licences
Onnoghen asks CCT boss to disqualify himself
Aside Buhari, vote candidates of your choice – Lagos APC faction
Flying Eagles held by Amajita in U-20 AFCON group game
Fenerbahce name Moses in Europa League squad
‘Nigeria to use Taekwondo Open to prepare for All Africa Games
NNPC increases gas supply to power plants
Nigeria recorded N32.82trn proposed investments in 2018 – NIPC
Afreximbank commits $500m to Tunisia-Africa trade, investment
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
The VP chopper crash: A post mortem
Buhari’s rice sufficiency and food security drive
Consensus and conspiracy
Saudi Arabia launches new office to monitor state spending
Police arrest 21 suspects over kidnapping, robbery
I drugged my victim with Valium 5 – Suspected vehicle snatcher
Police arrest 2 men who allegedly drugged, raped 23-yr-old woman
Editorial: Keep out foot and mouth disease
Strike: Again FG, ASUU yet to reach agreement
NNSL pensioners cry out over payment of N3bn arrears
FG releases N16.8bn to settle tertiary institutions salary arrears
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

The Guardian
Gunmen kill 15 in Zamfara
Shiites protest in Abuja, demand El-Zakzaky’s release
ASUU conducts referendum on strike
Obasanjo, a beneficiary of rigged polls, says Tinubu
Uncertainties, security, price to affect Nigeria’s oil sector
Telecoms ecosystem projects to see $10b in IPO, M&E
Four new private varsities get provisional licences
Police arrest suspected female kidnappers in Enugu
NBC cautions broadcast stations against hate speech
Group makes case for PWDs commission, budget
Residents flee Marwa’s hometown over fresh Boko Haram attack
CSOs, farmers seek revocation of permit for commercial GM beans
155 athletes arrive in Abuja for Olympics, World Championship points
South Africa delays Nigeria’s World Cup ticket as tie ends goalless
Ilechukwu expects tough duel with Remo Stars
Liverpool not feeling Premier League title heat, says Robertson
Hertha hoping to heap more Berlin misery on Bayern
Man Utd open talks with Rashford over new deal
Ekiti PDP berates Buhari over claim of assuming office in 2005
Moghalu urges Igbo to break away from second fiddle position
How Emmanuel’s performance might hinder Akpabio’s power play
Top contenders for Edo senatorial seats seek electorate’s support
Man Sues Parents For Giving Birth To Him “Without His Consent”
Chris Brown And Trey Songz Team Up For “Chi Chi”
3 Relationship Turn-Offs You Should Know
Pat Utomi: The Policy Erudite
Editorial: The FG-ASUU peculiar mess
Era of the customer
INEC’s chairman on the wheel of history
Chinese challenge drains Trump
Yobe: Security, infrastructure and hope re-kindled
Big Brother is watching you
SEC canvasses capital market investment for economic growth
Tomato ‘revolution’ underway, says Emefiele
NPA boss tasks workers on productivity, revenue generation
Why industrial sector isn’t competitive, by operators
NCC resolves 92,757 consumer complaints in two years
Fintech companies raised $39.6bn in 2018
FG reiterates commitment to implementation of Nigeria local content
Stanbic IBTC harps on digitisation of services
AHF to distribute 600, 000 free condoms in Nigeria


Foreigners’ Participation In Pro-Buhari Rally (3)
Farmers Demand Passage Of Fertilizer, Seed And Warehouse Bills
Edo PDP Rejects INEC Ad Hoc Staff, Says They’re APC Members
Man Bags 10 Years Jail Term For Killing Friend Over 2015 Presidential Election
Six Internet Exchange Operators To Lose Licenses Over Call Masking
Naira Appreciates To N362.19/$ AS BDCs Unveil Automation Portal
Fashola Urges Institute To Take Advantage Of FG’s Investment In Infrastructure
Collect Your PVCs, Vote Out Buhari, Udeogaranya Tells Ndigbo
Police Nab 2 For Drugging, Gang-Raping Undergraduate
FUEL SUBSIDY: Stakeholders Agitate For Downstream Sector Liberalization
12th NLC Congress: Long March Or Decent Work?
Rivers APC: Abe Calls For Review Of Issues In Contention
Reject Sale Of Refineries, NNPC With Your Votes, Buhari Tells Labour
Missing Phone: Lawyers Give Edo CP 24 Hours To Investigate Insertion Of Pepper In Girl’s Private Part
NIMASA Partners Navy To Arrest Turkish Vessel For Illegal Trade
S-East PDP Govs Reconsider Buhari Option After Meeting With Atiku
Purchasing Managers Accuse BPP Of Unethical, Unprofessional Practices
Breaking: Ambode presents N852.316bn Y2019 budget to House of Assembly
Onnoghen’s Suspension: S-Court strikes out Senate’s suit against Buhari
Fighting corruption in Nigeria is difficult , says Buhari
Crack hits PANDEF over endorsement of Atiku
Agencies still diverting govt revenue —Buhari
Alleged fraud: It’s painful testifying against Fayose — Obanikoro
Nigeria’s oil revenue rises by 129% to N9.4tr in 2018
71 ex-Generals endorse Buhari’s re-election
S-East PDP govs reconsider Buhari option after meeting with Atiku
You’ve no right to talk on rigging, Buhari slams Obasanjo, PDP
No crack in PANDEF, we stand by Atiku – Nat’l Chair, Youth Leader
Presidency plans to force Onnoghen to resign at gunpoint, CUPP alleges
Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF, to Army: Operation Python Dance needless
Why Kano is shutting stadia ahead of PDP campaign rally —Official
AFCON 2019: Rohr to field weak team against Seychelles
NFF makes U-turn, pay Flying Eagles $1,500 bonus each
Flying Eagles delay World Cup qualification
FIFA partners Qatar to deliver 2022 FIFA World Cup
Religious view on sex confusing
Not enough male attention
He has a semi-nude girl in his phone
FUEL SUBSIDY: Stakeholders agitate for downstream sector liberalization
STRIKE: ASUU conducts referendum among members
Police burst kidnap syndicate, kill three in Taraba
Six internet exchange operators to lose licenses over call masking
Digital marketing tips for politicians
Akinwale: From courtroom to fighting modern slavery with painting


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