News Headlines Feb 22,, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 22,, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
FG earns N1.1tn from VAT, recovers N33bn from defaulters
If ballot box snatchers, election disrupters are armed, they are a goner —Sagay
72.7m PVCs collected –INEC
Deportation of 723 Nigerians from Ghana disturbing —Presidency
Gridlock as police, soldiers besiege INEC, CBN offices in Rivers
Suspected killer father, kidnap kingpin, others paraded in Cross River
Rohr gets Musa boost for Seychelles
Bayelsa residents lament looting of amnesty training centre
Juve not dead yet despite Atletico defeat —Allegri
City fan in critical condition after UCL tie
Firm boosts badminton federation with equipment
IAAF clears 21 Russians to compete as neutrals
Golf: Oboh admits tough start in South Africa
Three pupils, five others die in Anambra auto crash
Delayed eligible customer licence stalls industrial growth – MAN
BoI commences Tradermoni disbursements as beneficiaries repay loans
Indomie introduces new campaign
Sunola highlights role of research in product development
Traders protest incessant robberies in Onitsha
Navy impounds stolen fuel, vessel worth N20m in Lagos
Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Bayelsa, snatch AK-47 rifles
Three nabbed for planning to kidnap Lagos businessman for N60m ransom
Woman caught dumping lover’s corpse in Ogun bush
Landlord denies raping 14-year -old, says N1,000 was Christmas gift
Police arrest six men for murder, cultism in Ekiti
Vote out incumbent like in 2015, Atiku tells Nigerians
Atiku lost in his polling unit before, he will lose again on Saturday – Adamawa APC secretary
Buhari increasing poverty in Nigeria, he can’t win Adamawa – PDP chairman
Supreme Court to hear Jerry Gana’s case against SDP, Duke after polls
I’m APC member, though I’m Atiku’s spokesman —Galadima
Accept reality of not contesting 2019 polls, Wike mocks Rivers APC
Delayed eligible customer licence stalls industrial growth – MAN
Sunola highlights role of research in product development
Poultry farmers battle high cost, low margins
Nigerian, US investors to discuss tech opportunities
NECO: FG warns schools to comply with reduced fees
PZ Cussons reiterates commitment to Chemistry education
Ability to excel in Maths not hereditary – Don
56,000 pupils sit for Cowbellpedia exam
Parents protest hike in tuition fee at Ogun school
Physical activity critical for pupils’ mental development —Principal
Osinbajo donates N1m to ailing Baba Suwe
Kelly Anthony dedicates new album to Lagosians
Hollywood resurrects in Widows
Actor Jussie Smollett arrested, accused of lying to Chicago police
FULL LIST: Beyonce, Jay Z, Ariana Grande, others win big at 2019 Brit Awards
YouTube features Teni as ‘Artist On The Rise’
Stroke patients can survive if well treated – Neurologist
Managing febrile seizures
Do more press-ups to lower cardiovascular risk, study says
Mental health challenges facing modern African male
Group wants courts, others to stop FGM
‘Getting right support vital in fight against childhood cancer’
Lords of the sea: Pirates unleash terror on ships, crew sailing into Nigerian waters
Court bars Computer Professional Council from forcefully registering members
How to set parental controls on streaming devices
Editorial: Burning of INEC offices should stop
West Africa’s democratic tipping point?
Nigeria is all we have!
The final home run
Finally, the election holds?

The Nation
PDP to voters: don’t be scared by shoot-at-sight order
Ganduje blames Kwankwaso for Kano killings
Seven PDP members arrested for alleged PVCs racketeering
Amosun working against Buhari – APC
FG extends visa stay for foreigner observers
INEC clears 72.7m to vote
President urges Nigerians to shun violence rumour
Excitement as Osinbajo walks in Ilorin
Buhari, EFCC worry over influx of foreign currency
Fed Govt, AGF ask Supreme Court to stay off Onnoghen’s case
FIRS gets N23b unpaid tax from corporate firms
Osinbajo to Nigerians: don’t be discouraged
Awori leaders seek stiffer penalties against ballot box snatching, others
Titans face tough National Assembly battle in Oyo
AA disowns Abayomi, others
‘Buhari is the answer’
Seven PDP members arrested for alleged PVCs racketeering
Police intercept two trucks of illicit drugs in Kano
Osinbajo hails Ilorin monarch on political neutrality
Lagos sports federations to develop growth strategy
Fed Govt asks IOCs, others to pay $20b tax arrears
NSE lauds NNPC on women engineers
Glo urges subscribers to pre-order Samsung S10
‘Discourage importation of ICT technologies’ sourced locally
NCC Tackles Google Over Free Wi-Fi
Woman kills cleric in attempted rape
Panel beater faces van theft charge
‘Lagos hospitals ready for emergency response’
Councils get sensitive polls materials
SOS village renovates eight schools in Isolo
Court remands man for alleged robbery
Flatmates assault two IE officials
Engineer denies raping tenant’s niece
Teachers’ retirement age rift in Anambra
YSU to become Centre of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence
Three Nollywood films selected for Hollywood showcase
Kate Henshaw becomes governor in new 4th republic
A conspiracy of evil forces
Editorial: Culpable descent


Bandits Sack 10 Katsina Communities, Displace 2,000 Residents
Polls: US Embassy Declares Friday Work-free Day
Nigeria, Others Launch Offensive against ISWAP, Boko Haram
I Didn’t Resign, Says Osinbajo
FIRS Generates N23bn from Unpaid Taxes on Corporate Accounts
Many Sustain Injuries as APC, PDP Clash in Osinbajo’s Convoy
Kajuru Killings: I Advised el-Rufai against Quoting Figures of Casualities, Says CP
SOKAPU blames Kaduna gov for crisis
Gowon Tasks INEC on Seamless, Free Elections
Hoodlums Attack Kwankwaso’s Convoy in Kano, Injure 10
Buhari Alleges Influx of Foreign Currencies
EFCC raises the alarm over fake dollars in circulation
NBS: FG Raked in N1.10tn from VAT in 2018
Ikeja Electric Decries Rising Spate of Attacks on its Workers
Ajulo: Why I’m Seeking Atiku’s Disqualification
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Eko Disco Signs Condition of Service with Workers
NAF Surveillance Aircraft to Monitor Flashpoints
Jonathan’s Sermons of Peace
Another Look at Nigeria’s Economic Challenge
Different Faces of Terror Forces in Ogun State
Clergy Tasks Prospective President on Agenda for Development
Jide Kosoko, Others Declare Support for Buhari, Sanwo-Olu
When Conscience Dies, Eyes Go Blind
Tourism and the Impact on the Economy
Is Buhari’s Assurance on INEC Independence Enough?
Aviation Sector Records Growth
Access Bank to Raise N15 Billion via Green Bond
Zenith Bank Foresees Loan Growth as Economy Recovers
BoI Commences Second Phase of Tradermoni Disbursement
Low Season Hits Domestic Airlines
Shipowners Urge FG to Commence Disbursement of $124m CVFF
D’Tigers Coach, Nwora, Expects Tough Game against Côte d’Ivoire
86 Athletes to Represent Special Olympics Nigeria at Summer Games in Abu Dhabi
Man City Fan in Critical Condition after Assault at Schalke Duel
Ronaldo Taunts Atletico Fans with UCL Haul
Europa: Arsenal Eases into Last 16, Victor Moses Sinks with Fenerbahce
Crunch La Liga Fixtures Live on DStv, GOtv
Cricket Takes a Dive for Nigeria’s Sporting Interest
Taxes: Court Issues Bench Warrant for Arrest of Jay Jay Okocha
Idris Aregbe: Good Ideas Have Built My
Female Lawyer Alleges Threat to Life, Petitions Lagos CP
WIMBIZ Holds Town Hall Meeting for WIMPOL
Celebrating Love with Community Art
SXSW Music Festival 2019: Africa to the World

Daily Trust
Nigeria’s ‘dirty-money’ blacklist is strange – GIABA
Last FTFA mutual evaluation report on Nigeria
FG records N84bn oversubscription of February bond
What listed countries are saying
Oil price hits $67.14 amid OPEC cuts
Volume of foreign currency in circulation alarming – Buhari
Elections: China ‘won’t interfere’
How INEC chairmen fared since 1998
12 presidential candidates endorse Buhari
Buhari’s directive on riggers makes opposition jittery – BCO
…Saraki differs, condemns order
Islamic centre appeals to CBN for microfinance banks policy review
Elections: EFCC raises alarm over fake dollars
How INEC chairmen fared since 1998
Uproar over replacement, exclusion of INEC ad hoc staff
Five dead, 60 vehicles burnt as Kwankwasiyya, Rep Jibrin supporters clash
Nwora expects tough game against Côte d’Ivoire as Jekiri, Agu debut
Musa resumes training, ready for AFCON qualifier
Manu Garba insists he’s not under pressure
FCT PDP accuses APC of plans to rig election
UniAbuja Teaching Hospital honours 50 staff
Is INEC ready for tomorrow’s elections?
Re-building confidence in the electoral system
2019 polls and opportunities before Nigerians
Keyamo is right and clear on Buhari’s call
Redefining the sanctity of constitutional orders
Bangladesh: Blaze kills 78 in Dhaka historic district
Venezuela: Maduro to close border with Brazil
United States: Trump: IS woman barred from US return
Gunmen kidnap Poly chaplain’s son
Assault: Okowa’s aide remanded in prison
Police parade 9 suspected cultists, robbers in Benue

Editorial: As Sukuk rescues key project
Ginger processing hub to take-off in Kachia soon – Official
Egusi: The hidden treasure melon farmers ignore
50,000 rice farmers for RIFAN/CBN Anchor-Borrower programme in Sokoto
Software pushing textbooks into history — Bill Gates
‘Your Country Is Corrupt’
Report if you spot unauthorised Quran online
Elderly Brit converts to Islam after living in Turkey for 14yrs
Zamfara APC: Court of Appeals lifts court order on candidates’ list

The Sun
Controversy trails Appeal Court rulling on Zamfara APC candidates
My rumoured resignation, deliberate propaganda –Osinbajo
Polls: Ohanaeze, IPOB, MASSOB raise concern about Igbo safety
Lagos guber: Sanwo-Olu, Agbaje absent at debate as others vow to scrap Land Use Charge
I’ve no reason to step down –INEC chair, Yakubu
Gowon, Joda, Kolade, Anya, others caution INEC, politicians
12 presidential candidates endorse Buhari
Again, El-Zakzaky’s supporters protest in Abuja
Kajuru killings: Kaduna CP disowns El-Rufai’s death toll
Ekiti: Police arrest 4 for murder, cultism
Obaseki orders payment of Edo workers’ February salary
Rivers LG chairmen allege mass arrest plot
Ballot snatching: Groups berate Atiku, support Army
Ogun guber: Accord Party denies adopting Isiaka as candidate
APC leader defends Buhari’s directive on ballot box snatching
I didn’t order disruption of FG’s Tradermoni –Amosun
Post 2019: Nigeria’ll be run by mindless fellows -Musa
Access Bank mulls first Corporate Green Bond in Africa
Access Bank Plc said it has concluded plans to issue the first corporate Green Bond in Africa worth N15 billion…
Transcorp Hotels recommends 15k dividend
2019 poll: NUPENG assures of fuel availability
Non-oil sector contributes 54% of N5.32trn 2018 revenue –FIRS
Coal: Enugu clan demands N750bn compensation from FG
Kaduna PDP raises the alarm over election materials
Elections: Accept your fate, move on, Wike tells Rivers APC
Prove yourself as unbiased umpire, Benin monarch tells INEC
Elections: Dickson orders traditional rulers to hold peace meeting
AA House of Reps candidate in double candidacy scandal
DStv, GOtv to broadcast Serie A crackers live
ITTF features Aruna Quadri in TV documentary
UCL: Heineken’s Unmissable Moments excites Bassey
Dennerby releases Cyprus Cup list
Ahmed Musa cleared for Seychelles
2019 U-23 AFCON qualifiers Amapakabo chats up Dusseldorf keeper
Postponement, INEC and 2019 elections
From political storm to electoral hurricane
Consequences of Buhari’s second term
Get ready for the long haul
Let the election be credible
INEC’s missing result sheets: Be it conspiracy or ineptitude
Leo Stan Ekeh: Entrepreneur as a humanist
70 die as explosions rain fire on streets of Dhaka
Sex abuse: Pope demands concrete measures at landmark summit
Usen Efik: Taking carnival away from home
BBNaija can change anyone’s life for good –Ayeola
CBN takes M.I, Falz to Abeokuta
Tiwa Savage, my crush –Magixx
Winners emerge in Habo Instagram competition

Be Ready To Accept Defeat, PDP Tells Buhari
I Won’t Put APC On Ballot In Rivers, Zamfara ― INEC Chairman
Gowon, Joda, Kolade, Solanke, Asiodu, 9 Other Elders Set Agenda For…
Buhari Wants PDP’s 16 Years ‘Of Waste’ Documented
Elections: Lagos Leads With 5,531,389 PVCs Collected Followed By Kano…
Alapini, Adegoke, others harps need for restructuring, demand violent free elections
Buhari does not love Nigerians ― Saraki
OPC to Nigerians: Come out enmass, cast and defend your votes
For we in North East, we have every reason to reelect Buhari ― Bindow
We are fully ready for the 2019 elections ― DIG Aminchi
Ogun PDP suspends Abati, Sowunmi, others
Be wary of impostors seeking your votes ― Florence Ajimobi
APC raises alarm over alleged plan to disrupt elections in Ondo coastal area
Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette to inherit his fortune
Kidnappers invade Plapoly, abduct 12 years old boy
2019 polls : NRM forges alliance with APC in Sokoto, Nigeria
Bauchi APC govt threatens traditional rulers over election, PDP alleges
Why Abubakar is more qualified to govern Bauchi — Group
Journalists barred from CBN as INEC distributes sensitive materials to 20 LGs in Bauchi
Influx of migrants to Lagos hinders 95% literacy target – Govt
Tunji Abayomi, others are impostors ― AA National leaders
Miyetti Allah directs members to reelect President Buhari, APC candidates
APC Chieftain spending N10m to disrupt elections in Rivers ― Wike
PDP to military: Election is not warfare
Only 3 LGs received complete election materials in Kaduna ― PDP
Group rallies support for Buhari/Osinbajo ticket
JAN awards 2019 ViMP Programme to 50 NYSC members
Buhari’s media advocacy coordinator abducted in Osun
Ghana deporting Nigerians: FG vows clampdown on illegal immigrants
I’m less concerned about rumour of my resignation ― Osinbajo
Two students, 6 others crushed to death in Anambra auto crash
Army University, Biu, matriculates 1,016 fresh students
World Bank approves funds for development projects in Anambra communities
Thugs plan to bomb lNEC LG offices in Ebonyi ― Gov Umahi alledges
Bello signs 146b 2019 budget into law, tasks citizens on peaceful polls
We are fully ready for the 2019 elections ― DIG Aminchi
Kidnappers invade Plapoly, abduct 12 years old boy
2019 polls : NRM forges alliance with APC in Sokoto, Nigeria
Bauchi APC govt threatens traditional rulers over election, PDP alleges
Tunji Abayomi, others are impostors ― AA National leaders
Miyetti Allah directs members to reelect President Buhari, APC candidates
Court Remands 3 Alleged Cultists Docked For Culpable Homicide
ENYO Invests N8bn In Downstream Business, Targets Expansion, Acquisition
Sterling Bank lists N33bn bonds on NSE, FMDQ
Zimbabwe Launches New Currency Measure
I’m ready for another Cuban missile crisis if US want one ―…
More than 70 killed in Bangladesh blaze, toll still rising
Man handed 216 year prison sentence for leading protests in Nicaragua

The Guardian

Attack on VP’s convoy, height of recklessness, says AbdulRazaq
Court orders Okocha’s arrest over alleged failure to pay income tax
Fashola seeks deportation of foreigners without work permits
Monarch tasks electorate to vote
Bandits kill one, sack 10 villages in Katsina
Hospital, Abdul-Azeez family trade words over death of 25-year-old girl
Osun earmarks N300m to rehabilitate health facilities
U.S. Embassy shuts down for polls
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DIG assures Northwest of peaceful polls
Ederson’s 83-yard assist for Sterling’s winner against Schalke thrills fans
Georgia braces for tough challenge at South African Women’s Masters
Ronaldo mocks Atletico after Juventus defeat
Tiger Woods ready to take on new challenge in Mexico
McIlroy opts to skip Irish Open for The Open
NSF invites 26 players to camp for Scrabble World Championship
Contrasting major presidential contenders in tomorrow’s poll
Why international community cares about Nigeria’s political stability
Osinbajo, Atiku’s wife, Igbo presence and South West votes
Not the bullets, Mr President
Discovering your why
Editorial: An election Nigeria must win
Scabious, scabrous and scraggly postponement
The political revolution can start now
Nigeria’s resurgent agriculture sector
Elections postponment and our democracy
Shell inducts 30 graduates for industry internship
BoI commences second level Tradermoni disbursements as beneficiaries repay loans
Unity Bank wins CBN development finance award
‘Risk assessment is determined by lender’
Plastic, personal care products may impair fertility in females, researchers find
Women who give birth through IVF are 40% more likely to have complication
Oral antifungal drug linked to higher rates of miscarriage
Scientists advance cure for blindness

AFCON 2019: Omeruo Banks On Eagles To Win Title
Only Fools Die For Politicians
Nigeria U-23: Amapakabo Opens Contact With Fortuna Dusseldorf Goalkeeper
Heart-Rending Lack Of Trust
Police Detain 42 Polls Observers In A’Ibom
Ballot Box Snatching: President’s Directive Not A License To Kill, Labour Tells Security Agencies
Monarchs Decry Political Tension In Akwa Ibom
Tax Default: Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against Jay Jay Okocha
NIMASA Tasks Judiciary On Timeliness In Maritime Suits
Owie Condoles Igbinedion Over Wards’ Demise
Polls: FG Shuts Borders 12.00 Noon Today
Obaseki Orders Immediate Payment Of February Salaries
Coalition For Truth In Nigeria Used Wrong Address – Occupier
Analysis: Elections And Ex-President Jonathan’s Sermons Of Peace
APC, Imo Community Protest Killing Of Party Chieftain
FIRS Generates N23bn From Lien On Corporate Accounts
Group Hails Buratai, Army Over Election Security, Sues For Continuous Loyalty
Polls: FG shuts borders 12.00 noon today
Gunmen attack Osinbajo’s convoy in Ilorin
Election Postponement: I won’t resign -Yakubu
Security : Umahi alleges plot by thugs to bomb INEC LGA offices in Ebonyi
Polls: Time to remove Buhari is now, Atiku tells Nigerians
We need 190m litres of petroleum product to complete second Niger bridge – Fashola
Past govt destroyed checks and balances in civil service – Buhari
PDP to Nigerians: Vote and reclaim your great nation
Why people embrace terrorism, kidnapping, begging – Aisha Buhari
APC to Nigerians: Don’t vote treasury looters on Saturday
AFCON 2019: Omeruo banks on Eagles to win title
Nigeria U-23: Amapakabo opens contact with Fortuna Dusseldorf goalkeeper
Arsenal thump BATE to reach Europa League last 16
Premier League 2019/20 season to start on August 10
Lizzy Anjorin rains curses on IG follower for insulting her
2019 Elections: I will die fighting for my freedom — Charly Boy
Greensprings Students Bag $2,000 in School Enterprise Challenge
Timaya thrills fans at Legend’s Real Deal Experience concert in Enugu
Drake, The Carters, Ariana Grande, others win big at Brit Awards
Oil price rises to $67.2 per barre
We planned to kidnap pur boss, demand N60m ransom- employee
ONSA partners NCC to stem influx of fake mobile phones


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