News Headlines Feb 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Polls: FG shuts borders as police restrict vehicular movement
There will be chaos if Atiku visits Ogun State —Kashamu
Wike accuses Amaechi of planning to bomb INEC offices
I’m seeking re-election because of my pact with the poor – Buhari
Groups want racist graffiti against Mbappe investigated
Ramos may face ban for intentional booking
Chelsea have mental problem – Sarri
Harden equals 56-year-old NBA record
Number of PVCs exceeds total registered voters in Oyo
Gunmen abduct Delta APC women leader, demand N30m ransom
Ekiti seals off radio station allegedly owned by Fayose
For now, nothing suggests there ‘ll be violence on election day —Shehu Sani
Court convicts man for exporting hard drug to Malaysia
Police disperse APC protesters with tear gas in Rivers
‘Being a preacher won’t make me quit secular music’
Anambra police station burnt down, IPOB fingered
NSCDC arrests 14 suspected oil thieves in Rivers
Lagos landlords demand compensation for demolished properties
Fountain varsity sanctions official, student involved in grass-cutting dispute
Six arrested for stealing MTN mast inverter batteries
Abductors free three Bowen varsity workers
Happy Valentine’s Day: Prices of drinks soar in Benin
Saraki led Kwara into eight years of economic waste – Adedoyin
Attack on my convoy, a plan to attract media attention – Shettima
Alleged disloyalty: Group asks APC to sanction Akeredolu
Red Star Express upgrades ISO certification
Coca-Cola forecasts full-year profit below expectations
NAHCO promises shareholders increased returns
CIS to train stockbrokers on investment analysis
Stock market rises slightly as 22 firms gain
FG’s 72 housing units in Oyo ready before April — Official
Harden equals 56-year-old NBA record
Atletico part ways with trainer accused of paedophilia
Sfaxien draw positive result for Rangers – Ogunbote
Group trains pupils in malaria prevention
BEDC donates 20,000 exercise books to Edo schools
NAFDAC DG to build, equip science laboratory for alma mater
‘Every child needs basic computer skills to succeed’
Biases, gender stereotypes keeping girls from sciences – UN
Some artistes avoided me when I needed help – Lord of Ajasa
ANF appoints MBGN Tourism as brand ambassador
RMD’s sweet Valentine message to wife, Jumobi
Valentine’s Day and mental well-being
FG not doing enough to fight Lassa fever – NMA
CMD seeks support for cancer patients
Exclusive breastfeeding can avert 13% of child deaths – Saraki
WHO warns of ‘backsliding’ in measles fight as cases soar
Brown advocates task shifting to solve health care problems
How to schedule email in Microsoft Outlook
Editorial,: Elections 2019: Difficult days ahead
The election and beyond
Tomorrow, corruption is on the ballot
Demystifying a nation

The Nation
APC kicks as PDP plans its own results collation
Why Buhari is Nigeria’s best choice, by Tinubu
Attack on Buhari , VP treasonable, says Falana
Shettima: why I was attacked
President reassures foreigners, Nigerians of safety
Attack on Buhari , VP treasonable, says Falana
Shettima: why I was attacked
President reassures foreigners, Nigerians of safety
Second judge withdraws from NBA President’s N1.4bn case
PDP to Adamawa crowd: vote your chosen son Atiku
Dangote Refinery: New highway coming for oil tankers, says Sanwo-Olu
Buhari’s victory is insurance for Ondo’s economic projects
Southwest youth commends Buhari
Kano poll: Why Ganduje will win
UK, US-backed monitor YIAGA to deploy 3,906 observers
‘A choice between progress and retreat’
Ndigbo endorsed Atiku in error, says Ngige
First aircraft lands in Bayelsa airport
’Labour won’t accept retrenchment over new minimum wage’
Union urges members to vote out anti-workers governors, politicians
Govt, Stockbrkers should collaborate
Union praises Fed Govt for tackling influx of ‘expatriates’
Google, UBA partner on free internet
Student charged with stealing N150,000
Salesman accused of stealing pure water
Ex-bank manager faces N411m fraud charge
Mum in court for ‘burning son with iron’
Lagos gets e-platform to fight corruption
Kidnapping made us swim in cash and marry more wives – Suspect
Hotel staff docked over theft of employer’s money
Police warn Ogun residents against thuggery, violence
AAU: Suspended ASUU Chairman opens can of worms
Aize Obayan 1960-2019
Creative industry group supports Atiku
Valentine’s day: Hushpuppi showers love on self
Valentine’s: Davido surprises Chioma with gifts
Basketmouth expresses worry over stand-up comedy
Safer Internet Month: Censors Board warns against hate speech, videos
Valentine: BA extends romance to travellers
Presidential Committee on drug abuse begins work
50 years after, Lassa fever remains unstoppable
‘Nigeria has highest rate of tuberculosis in Africa’
Avoiding excessive bleeding after childbirth (1)
Bagudu, Adewole seek early detection of cancer
Take aways from some challenges of 2018 (1)
2019 Election and national values (2)
Editorial: D-Day
Rapist, wife beaters… Run from Edo

Malami Denies Directing INEC to Postpone Zamfara Elections
CBN Predicts Stability in FX as External Reserves Hit $43bn
As Nigeria Goes to Poll Saturday, Buhari Disowns Threats to Foreign Observers
Says FG committed to safety of all Clinton apologises for cancelling visit
Protect Your Votes, Sultan Tells Nigerians
Investors Wave off Election Jitters as Stock Market Gains N712bn
CBN Predicts Stability in FX as External Reserves Hit $43bn
US Insists on Fair, Credible, Peaceful Elections
Elections: Police Restrict Movement of Vehicles on Saturday
Arise TV, CDD, Others Launch Election Analysis Centre
History as First Airplane Lands in New Bayelsa Airport
CUPP Accuses APC of Planning to Jam Broadcast Equipment of Arise TV, AIT, STV
Ruling party describes allegation as false
Second Judge Withdraws from NBA President’s N1.4bn Fraud Case
Niger Delta Militants Vow to Cripple Economy if Buhari’s Re-elected
Wike Accuses Amaechi of Plot to Bomb INEC Offices
Declares public holiday to pray for peace Rivers governor is childish, afraid, coward, says Amaechi…
Agbakoba Wants NBA to Remove CCT Chairman’s Name from Roll of Legal Practitioners
Police Arrest Two Men in Kano with 14 Bags of Ballot Papers
Understanding the APM Factor in Ogun Politics
FG Approves CIBN’s Disciplinary Tribunal Rules
‘Human Right Abuses by Nigerian Businesses Taking Huge Dimensions’
NSE All-Share Index Rises 0.12% as Market Rebounds
Stable Naira Excites ABCON
Why Nigerian Airlines Fail
NPA to Partner FG to Enhance $15bn Trade Value at Seaports
Ighalo Reunites with Former Watford Coach in China
NPFL: Mfon Udoh Leads Goals Chart as Akwa Utd Holds Abia Warriors
Nwaiwu, Abuchi to Replace Obekpa, Nwamu as D’Tigers Open Camp
Yenagoa Airport Big Boost for Sports, Tourism
Europa: Lacazette Sent off as Bate Borisov Beats Arsenal
2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Live on Kwesé Free Sports
Mourinho Reaps Heavy Pay off from Man Utd
Semenya’s Woman Status, Unquestionable, Says Lawyer

Daily Trust
Police dispatch intelligence teams to monitor vote-buying nationwide
4 police commissioners to supervise elections in Ogun
Amaechi planning to bomb INEC offices – Wike
Security agencies conduct show of force in Kaduna
Navy deploys two warships, five gunboats to western waters
Sultan to Nigerians: Vote and protect it
Buhari, 14 others seek top job with WASC, FSLC
INEC’s register contains over 1m dead — Secondus
Bauchi/Gombe oil search: Our analyses show possibility of gas – Baru
Alleged N2bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Gov Aliyu, Nasko, others
Buhari, Atiku in ‘last contest’ for presidency
Why Atiku didn’t campaign in Ogun — Gbenga Daniel
Mixed feelings trail MTN Nigeria June listing
Fortis MFB liquidation was the last option – NDIC
Finance minister charges revenue growth initiative c’ttee on results
Surprises as we near the D-Day
Tomorrow never dies
2019 Elections: Neither religion nor ethnicity
Things that pertain to our peace
Islamic State ‘breathing its last’ in Eastern Syria, monitor says
JOHESU: UBTH staff protest non-payment of salaries
How soyabean farmers can overcome low yield problem
Zamfara: Appeal Court did not clear way for APC – Marafa’s lawyer
Certificate: Court to hear suit against Wike Feb 25

Man Relocates To Polling Unit, Vows To Be First Person To Vote Buhari
PHOTOS: The Moment Buhari Had His Final Campaign In Kastina
Full Text Of President Buhari’s Broadcast
UCH Commences Low Cost IVF Services
Atiku Fails To Prove Buhari, Family’s Involvement In 9mobile, Keystone…
Elections: Osinbajo urges Nigerians to pray, fast for Nigeria
I did not ask INEC to postpone election in Zamfara ― AGF
Election: Ekiti SDP adopts NEC decision, endorses Buhari
We’ll collaborate with security agencies to ensure credible elections ― FCT minister
Reject anything that can derail elections, Daniel urges Nigerians
Ogbomoso stands still for Alao-Akala, as son decamps to ADP from APC
Elections: Ahmed assures residents of safety, security
Trophy Lager ends promo, produces 40 millionaires
SDP crisis not threat to my ambition ― FCT Senatorial candidate
Suspended AAU Union Chairman denies of sexual act allegations, accuses VC of embezzlement
6,000 security personnel ready for election in Zamfara — Police
Buhari’s claims in last minute campaign false figures ― PDP
Buhari’s broadcast attempts to hoodwink Nigerians ― CUPP
After 3 hours meeting with Ajimobi, Oyo labour shelves strike
INEC chairman, Yakubu should ensure free, fair poll ― Bode George
Buhari to Nigerians: Choose between stomach and real infrastructure
2019 Elections: Lagos SDP rejects Buhari, backs Atiku Abubakar
Chevron/NNPC JV inaugurates, hands over hospitals to Delta communities
Zamfara APC: Ozekhome takes swipe on AGF’s advice to INEC on postponement
2019 Elections: INEC receives sensitive materials in Anambra
2019 Elections: Ooni tasks politicians, electorate on peaceful conduct
10,000 youths stage ‘there-must-be-election’ rally in Onitsha
Hand Nigeria over to young generation in 2023, Sanusi tells Buhari, others
Buhari to Clinton: Thank you for being Nigeria’s friend
Niger PDP gov candidate, ex-Gov Aliyu, re-arraigned over N4.56bn fraud
INEC in Plateau distributes sensitive materials
2019 Elections: Kwara PDP rounds off campaign
Buhari sure of victory come Saturday, Emerhor, others declare
New LAUTECH VC reels out plans for institution at inauguration
Kashamu shuts down Ijebu North, promises to build specialist hospital
Elections: Osinbajo urges Nigerians to pray, fast for Nigeria
I did not ask INEC to postpone election in Zamfara ― AGF
Elections: Ahmed assures residents of safety, security
Trophy Lager ends promo, produces 40 millionaires
Buhari to Nigerians: Choose between stomach and real infrastructure
2019 Elections: Lagos SDP rejects Buhari, backs Atiku Abubakar
9mobile’s Launches Magic Hour Promo
Obiano Inaugurates New Boards For SUBEB, Post-Primary Schools Commission
Quality human capital key to economy recovery —Crawford VC
2019 UTME registration deadline still sacrosanct –JAMB
Alumni set to build 5,000-bed space hostel for FUT Minna

The Guardian

Election not war, U.S. tells Nigerians
Nigeria wastes 42,160MW as transmission, distribution challenges linger
ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Shettima’s convoy
Acting CJN tasks panel to decide electoral matters without bias
First aircraft lands at Bayelsa International Airport
As Nigerians decide, police allay fear of raid in Lagos
Anyaoku blames military for Nigeria’s under-development
Survivors narrate ordeal after Boko Haram attacked Shettima’s convoy
Appeal Court dashes minister’s guber hope in Cross River
Chelsea edge out Malmo as Arsenal suffer Europa League setback
Spanish fans made my days in LaLiga delightful, says Adepoju
Delta athletes grumble over Okowa’s cash reward for 2018 sports festival
Gareth Bale may be sanctioned for gesture
Ned Nwoko splashes 20m on NSF champions, Team Delta
‘Mourinho’s sack cost Man United $25M’
Like Obama, U.S. envoy Symington cautions Nigerians against infantile political behaviour
PDP, Malami disagree over letter directing INEC to shift polls in Zamfara
Groups canvass violence-free election
INEC moves sensitive materials in Imo, Plateau
A vote for your health
Five top tips to avoid a heartbreak
Editorial: As the nation decides tomorrow
Elections 2019 and the people’s consciousness
The moment of truth
My fears, hopes about 2019 elections – Part 2
Our electoral meshugaas
Nigeria to participate at 10th peering, interconnection forum
Jumia, Konga seek $4.7 billion, $3.2 billion from IPOs
FG applauds NOTAP-PZ collaboration
Uncertainty slows traffic, travels ahead of election day
Meristem launches ZEDD, an AI personal investment advisor
Avanti partners MainOne on converged solution for enterprises
UTL trustees unwraps willpower, online will service
Eye on digital revolution of the educational system
How giving mosquitoes diet pills could combat spread of malaria, Zika, dengue
Hope for diabetes cure as researchers turn stem cells into insulin-producing tissues
Aspirin to prevent colon cancer underutilised in high-risk patients
Fasting boosts metabolism, fights ageing

New Telegraph
I’ll accept defeat if election is free, fair – Atiku If I’m defeated, it won’t be the first time – Buhari
Delta APC leaders: We’re sure of Buhari’s victory
BREAKING: “If Buhari wins, we’ll cripple economy” – Niger Delta Avengers
Two arrested with 14 bags of ballot papers in Kano (PHOTOS)
ISSUES: Please blame the Lagos warlord, Amosun has no fault- Tunde Ajose
24 Hours to Presidential Election: Militants: Rig polls and we’ll bomb pipelines
President: We won’t intimidate voters, foreign observers
CDS: Politicians using military uniforms, firearms for polls
Polls: FG announces closure of borders Sleep could fight infections’
Kano, Rivers, Benue, Imo, Ogun, others as flash points
Factors that’ll shape 2019 presidential polls
‘Herbalist threatened me with snake to confess’
For them to have a safe society

Ekiti warns against violence
We swim in money, say suspected kidnappers
Despite attack, I have confidence in Armed Forces –Shettima
We need help, Sango accident victims cry out
Undergraduate convicted for posing as lady to defraud Internet lovers
PCNI commiserates with Borno State Gov on Convoy attack
2019: Reject Buhari, Vote Atiku for better economy, security – Gbenga Daniel 2019: Northern Local government chairmen declares support for Buhari
Kano, Rivers, Benue, Imo, Ogun, others as flash points
Factors that’ll shape 2019 presidential polls
The Generals’ battle over Buhari
Battleground states
Getting rid of anti-worker governors
FG moves to ban tomato paste import Election: Labour warns FG against intimidation
Benin snatches 1.5m tons of Niger’s cargoes from Nigeria
Adepoju to F’Eagles’ coach: Hunt for strikers ahead World Cup
Ighalo hails Martins over Shenhua move
We were unlucky against Mali, says Aigbogun
World Cup Qualifiers: D’Tigers open camp February 19
De-Don: If I become president, I will sell the country and…
Stop joking with people’s lives, Wizkid tells politicians
BBNaija’s Gifty slams pregnant women who dance during pregnancy
Yoruba actress, Bukola Adeeyo, welcomes 2nd child, a baby boy
EDITORIAL : The huge task before INEC
‘No country can flourish stifling women’s potentials’
AGF denies writing INEC to postpone Zamfara election
A bloody cult war
Despite attack, I have confidence in Armed Forces –Shettima
We need help, Sango accident victims cry out
Saraki: Election is date with destiny


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