News Headlines Feb 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Ogun violence: Amosun kicks as APC threatens to punish him after polls
14 die, eight injured at APC rally in Rivers
I’ll probe $16bn Obasanjo spent on power project, says Buhari
Buhari, APC can’t be trusted, says Atiku at Lagos rally
‘Breast Cancer not a death sentence’
A’Court affirms Abdulrazaq as Kwara APC gov candidate
Reddington, LASG seek partnership for affordable health care
Male infertility and its management
Oni loses eligibility case against Fayemi
Polls: UK to deploy 100 observers in 15 states
Falana seeks prosecution of paid clerics for election malpractices
We’ll arrest policemen escorting VIPs on election day –IG
Ex-minister, senator trade blame over Ekiti clash
Economy grew by 1.93% in 2018 – NBS
FG to stop payment of shortfalls to Gencos
Eterna targets 200 petrol stations, oil asset acquisition
Give 1% profit to health sector, Dangote tells firms
NCAA investigates trending worn out aircraft tyre
India sourcing 10% energy requirements from Nigeria –Envoy
Woman tortures seven-year-old niece with hot knife for stealing chewing gum
Cops assault, strip man for refusing to submit phone for checks
Osun man arrested for removing co-tenant daughter’s pants while sleeping
Man with two wives dies after sex romp with married lover
Octogenarian, six others arraigned for armed robbery in Osun
Lagos mechanic crushes tipper driver to death, injures two
Bowen varsity keeps mum over abducted employees
Police arrest Imo undergraduate for allegedly killing estranged boyfriend
Three shot dead as police, IPOB clash in Imo
Any party that is not committed to restructuring does not wish Nigeria well —Umeh
Buhari jittery over Atiku’s popularity –PDP
I didn’t sign pact over second term, says Sanwo-Olu
Nigeria’s constitution promotes poverty, corruption —KOWA Party presidential candidate, Fagbenro-Byron
SDP suspends ag. chair, reaffirms Atiku’s endorsement
Juventus sign Ramsey on four-year deal
PSG show there’s nothing to fear without Neymar – Mbappe
How PSG ended Man Utd’s unbeaten run under Solskjaer
Lagos marathon participation thrills Lifemate staff
Ambode receives cricket World Cup
Cyprus police arrest two in Super Eagle’s Uzoho probe
21 Savage granted release on bond from immigration detention
2019 Grammys: Twitter on ‘fire’ over Drake’s acceptance speech
‘Diets rich in fibre, vegetables can relieve depression’
SIM swap fraud threatens telcos’ mobile money plan
Editorial: Nigeria and the tragedy of Venezuela
After the election, what next?
The motto for Buhari’s economics
Achieving credible and peaceful 2019 elections

The Nation
Govt accuses PDP of planning to scuttle poll
No plan to quit APC, says Tinubu
Buhari: I will recover $16b Obasanjo govt power cash
What happened to power sector cash, by Obasanjo
Shell to develop $10b Bonga field
14 feared dead at Port Harcourt rally
Hope dashed in Rivers… More support for Buhari, Atiku
Scores injured as PDP, APC supporters clash in Ekiti
Why I want to return to Senate, by Ajimobi
Why Atiku can’t be president, by Lagos APC secretary
Opposition is jittery, says Oshiomhole
Poland 2019: Flying Eagles to know opponents February 24th
Mushin residents to EKEDC: no prepaid meters, no payment
Two quack doctors held
Tinubu to market women: Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat are your sons
Ambode gives PLWDs N10m, devices
Two conductors steal housewife’s pants
Oil-rich Delta community tasks Okowa on development
ASUP suspends strike
Editorial: Commendable initiative

400 Monitors to Observe Police Conduct during Election, Says PSC
Polls: FG Accuses PDP of Plotting Anarchy, Constitutional Crisis
NAF Begins Airlift of Election Materials
Group Renovates Classrooms in Ayetero-Gbede School
Ashade: Investors Should Have Clear Investment Objectives
NSIA Insurance Launches Health Insurance Plan
Akinwunmi: Whoever Wins Presidential Election Will Face Realities in the Economy
Equities Market Records Year-to-Date Growth of 3.3% on Sustained Rally
Firm Calls for Tax Concession for Hospitality Businesses
Banks Urged to Leverage AI
Group Organises Made-in-Nigeria Exhibition in Cote’d voire
Onyema Urges Aviation Workers to Imbibe Hard Work
Chike-obi: Why Nigeria Must Target Double-digit Growth
NNRC: Nigeria’s Earnings from Oil PSC, Lowest in the World
Akwa Ibom Electorate Back Re-election of Emmanuel
ACF Endorses Buhari’s Re-election Bid
Nine Feared Dead in Rivers APC Campaign Rally
Polls will be free, fair, Buhari reassures Amaechi accuses Wike of negotiating with APC
Espousing His Contract with Nigeria
Umar Nasko Strives to Upset the Applecart in Niger
Middle Belt Group Backs Atiku
APC to Sanction Amosun, Loyalists over Disruption of Campaign Rally
Discontinue Charge against Onnoghen, NBA Urges FG
Ashade: Investors Should Have Clear Investment Objectives
NSIA Insurance Launches Health Insurance Plan
Equities Market Records Year-to-Date Growth of 3.3% on Sustained Rally
Firm Calls for Tax Concession for Hospitality Businesses
National Sports Festival: Okowa Rewards Delta Athletes with N403m
England’s World Cup Winner, Gordon Banks, Dies at 81

Daily Trust
SPAIN: Catalonia independence leaders on trial in Madrid
UK May to MPs: We need to hold our nerve on Brexit talks
AFGHANISTAN: Taliban name negotiating team before new talks with US
SUDAN: Security arrests professors as protests rage on
SYRIA: ‘Civilians killed’ as US-backed forces push to defeat ISIL
Soldiers kill many Boko Haram insurgents in Madagali, recover weapons
Political parties commit to nutrition ahead of polls
I’ll fulfil my promise to restructure Nigeria – Atiku
Osinbajo to Ogun electorate: Vote only APC
Rail project: 70 communities ‘cut off’ in Ogun demand road, bridge
Police arraign man for alleged theft of rice
177 benefit from Amnesty programme in Ondo, other N/Delta communities
First time voters express anxiety, excitement
National Assembly candidates in FCT/Nasarawa State
Pogba sent off as PSG triumph at Old Trafford
Abd’allah targets back to back wins for Enyimba
Wydad Casablanca held by resilient Lobi
FG commissions N146m Torankawa grid solar power in Sokoto
Breaking: Nigeria’s GDP expands by 2.38% in Q4 2018 — NBS
FG earned N1.662trn from oil block license renewals, royalties in one year
UPDATED: Fire guts sensitive materials at INEC office, Awka
UniAbuja hospital health workers protest unpaid salaries
Let’s pray for Nigeria
Testing the grit of public service (II)
Mega rallies and giant billboards
If Atiku or Buhari wins
Now that the 2019 polls are here
This time next week
BREAKING: Court remands Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal in EFCC custody
Police parade 50 over alleged political thuggery in Kano
Police parade 4 for allegedly inserting pepper in woman’s private part
Editorial,: Don’t invade Venezuela
Unpaid entitlements: New Nigerian Newspapers staff stage peaceful protest in Kaduna
Breaking: Polytechnics union, ASUP suspends two-month-old strike
JAMB board expresses concern over low turnout, extortion in Abia
NOUN appoints ex-army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Usman faculty member
Court orders EFCC, UBA, Fidelity to pay Benue N100m damages
Oni loses again as Appeal Court dismisses eligibility case
Court affirms Ibrahim as PDP Kwara South senatorial candidate

The Sun
N272m grasscutting scandal: Ex-SGF, Lawal, remanded in custody
4,695 card readers razed in INEC Anambra office
Ogun: APC to sanction Amosun for presidential rally violence
Election boycott: Asari Dokubo bombs Kanu
Polls: Tension builds up
PDP sues APC, INEC over foreigners’ presence at Buhari’s rally
Finally, ACF endorses Buhari
Pepper in vagina saga: No phone was missing –Edo CP
Prelate presents new Archbishop, Olawuyi, to Archdiocese of Lagos
Obaseki signs violence against persons bill into law
Udoma happy at economic performance after recession
Ekwunife best for Anambra Central –Group
Vote-buying: Again, INEC reels out punishment
APC accuses PDP of procuring arms for thugs in Edo
Wike receives Buhari, says Rivers people’ll never support violence
I’ll improve Bayelsa infrastructure –Buhari
Those expecting Igbo presidency through PDP building castles in air -Ngige
Bullish trading on Customs Street lifts market cap to N12trn mark
FG flags-off 16km Ofeme road project
Minister hails Q4 GDP growth of 2.38%
Financial Inclusion: NDIC board promises sound policies
NCAA probes airworthiness of aircraft flying Nigerian routes
Why Buhari deserves re-election -Ojotu
Imo guber: Uzodinma, Nwosu, others sign peace accord
Don’t vote for APC, PDP, Sowore tells Nigerians
Polls: Adeboye urges Nigerians to embrace peace
SDP fracas: Adeniran faction sacks Gana, suspends Duke
PSC sends 400 to monitor police conduct during election
Uzoho’s medical card scandal: 36-year-old woman arrested
Eunisell Boot is catalyst for NPFL growth –Frimpong
England’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper, Banks, dies at 81
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: Oshoala anticipating slick Super Falcons in France
Ola Aina named in Italian Serie A Team Of The Week
NFF, Dalung mourn Ogunjobi’s death
Lagos Media Marathon gets new date
Ahead of AFCON showdown against Mali: Rohr reveals Flying Eagles strength, weakness
NSF: Okowa splashes N403m on Delta athletes
U-20 AFCON : Flying Eagles battles Mali in semi finals
Heineken returns with UCL as Spurs battles Dortmund
More Martial Arts action on DStv as SuperSport Partners EFC
Election boycott: A vote against democracy
Urgent need to change the change (1)
2019 poll victory: The determining factors
Is monogamy God’s only will?
‘Loot’ uncountable
Guo storms Asaba
How to make Valentine’s Day card online
OPPO unveils 10x lossless zoom ahead of MWC 2019
Mastercard debuts sonic brand
‘Fintech’ll continue to dictate speed of innovation in technology’
Winners emerge in ICPC’s anti-corruption essay competition for secondary schools

The Guardian

Why NBS economic growth report is wrong, by experts
Flying Eagles to wear black armbands as Nigeria, Mali clash in semi-final
Court remands ex-SGF Babachir Lawal in EFCC custody
Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power sector expenditure
I am guilty of stealing three pants, conductor pleads in court
Fire kills six, destroys over N400m property in Bauchi
Group marks Beko’s 13th memorial anniversary
Woman assaults seven-year-old niece with hot knife for allegedly stealing chewing gum
It’s time for heavyweight boxing champions to make history in Africa
Falcons will match France, Korea, Norway strength for strength, says Oshoala
Eric Dier, Erik Lamela back to Tottenham squad
Bonucci returns to Juve training ahead of Atletico Madrid showdown
Sancho forgets passport, delays Dortmund’s flight to London
Arbeloa ‘counting days’ for Messi to retire
Jones vows to beat Amosun for Ogun State Central seat
‘It is clear Buhari wants to perpetuate himself in power’
APC, President have nothing to offer Ekiti, says ex-deputy governor
‘Lagos rally marks end of dictatorship’
Editorial: Nigeria’s elections and international community
The second four years of Buhari government
2019 election campaign: A platform of drama, trauma and blunder
Immobile in Nigeria
Goodbye to illusions – Part 2
Things fall apart, but is the President aware?
2019 budget an opportunity for private sector to thrive, says Akabueze
FG begins verification of Savannah Sugar Company retirees, 17 years on
Ashaka Cement to inaugurate N11bn 16MW power plant
Stanbic IBTC grows assets base to N2 trillion after 30 years


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