News Headlines Feb 23, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 23, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
INEC reads the riot act to underage voters, sponsors
INEC says owners of burnt PVCs in Plateau won’t vote
Appeal Court judgment: INEC accepts Zamfara APC candidates for 2019 elections
$875m Malabu fraud: London court okays FG’s suit against US bank
How to deal with endometriosis and sex
Kajuru: Fulani groups claim 131 lives lost, seek probe
FG urges Iran to withdraw support for El-Zakzaky’s movement – Source
Police uncover bomb in Delta
Electoral fraud: US places travel ban on Congolese top government officials
Kofar clash: Police quiz Jibrin, others over APC, PDP clash in Kano
PDP sues Buhari over ballot snatchers
Amosun’s aide dies as SSG injured in auto crash
PDP alleges plot to arrest chieftains in Akwa Ibom
Tinubu denies links with card reader contractor
MTN partners NNPC on efficient communication
PDP accuses INEC of withholding result sheets from strongholds
Vote-buying: EFCC warns banks, bureau de change operators
Amosun has a lot to hide, says ex-deputy
INEC lost N7bn to election postponement – Investigation
I got N25,000 after killing Badeh – Suspect
NYSC members, trainees threaten showdown with INEC over allowance
Election: NDLEA arrests suspect with 244 PVCs, N310,000
Former commissioner escapes death, husband loses fingers to attackers
SARS nabs three robbery suspects operating in NYSC uniforms
Gunmen kill policemen in Rivers, cart away rifles
Panic as barber dies at girlfriend’s house in Imo
One stabbed to death over mobilisation funds in Imo
Four suspected motorcycle thieves arrested in Ogun
Polls: Naval chief, IG, Magu visit army situation room
ADC raises the alarm over missing 6,053 ballot papers in Ogun
We’re not aware of any new judgment on Rivers APC –INEC
PDP demands release of Kwara senator, seven others
Manufacturers seek reduction in corporate tax
Mixta lists N17.10bn bonds, commercial papers on FMDQ
We’re not slashing transport fare – LASWA, others
Unionisation: Maritime workers issue 21- day ultimatum to Chevron
Laws protecting Nigerian airlines, travel agencies weak – NANTA
FG earns N1.1tn from VAT, recovers N33bn from defaulters
When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I dance Salsa – Osayi Alile
Royalty has curtailed my freedom – Ojukwu, Igwe of Enugu Urban
I always prayed before attending to any patient – Alonge, former UCH CMD
I believe God kept me alive for a purpose – Stephanie, FRCN journalist living with visual impairment
INEC won’t be distracted by allegations, accusations – Okoye
We have no vested interest in Nigeria’s election – Roberts, EU Deputy Chief Observer
Simeone: ‘Street fighter’ with ‘a knife between his teeth’
Neymar dismisses Pele talk after ESPN poll
Ronaldo has three UCL not five – Atletico boss
India call for ICC action after terror attack
Sports court to rule in Semenya case by March 26
CAS to rule on Semenya’s case March 26
Interactive
Ladies send pictures of their private parts to me – Uncle Azeez
My intention was to do better than i did in my first degree – Ebuetse
‘Acting essential for building confident pupils’
At 47, young men still want me – Lepa Shandy
I cannot steal to live a fake life – Abiola Adebayo
How being raped affected my role as mother – Foluke Daramola-Salako
Why I didn’t marry more than one wife – Pa Ojoge
Used car I bought my wife inspired my first short film –Rogba Arimoro
US actor, Jussie Smollet’s part removed from Empire
In Buhari, Atiku’s towns kinsmen dream of new era, great hopes
I’m waiting for someone to tell me my husband has woken up – Wife of man killed by cult member in Port Harcourt
Happy wife of a good man…
Girls, God can honour you like He did to Rahab, the repented prostitute!
Managing your political differences as a couple
How will you feel if your spouse always posts marital issues on social media?
Five tips on coping with ‘mummy’s boy’ husband

The Nation
NigeriaDecides2019: Live Updates
State of The Nation: There will be massive voters turnout – Eriye
Yari congratulates Zamfara APC candidates
Secondus alleges violation of Peace Accord
Soldiers intercept bus load of thugs
Allegation of my plot to islamise Nigeria wicked, ungodly, says Buhari
Buhari, Atiku go for broke
Pitfalls INEC must avoid today
Final battle: APC, PDP raise stakes in ‘swing’ states
Pitfalls INEC must avoid today
Final battle: APC, PDP raise stakes in ‘swing’ states
Security experts counsel on violence-free polls
Our fears, our expectations, by Nigerian voters
Police arrest 70 over bloody clash in Kano
APC appeals for adequate security in Okrika ahead of elections
Breaking: Akala, Lanlehin, Alli form alliance against Adelabu
Titans face tough National Assembly battle in Oyo
Akala: count me out of alliance against APC candidate Adelabu
AA disowns Abayomi, others
‘Buhari is the answer’
Manu not under pressure
I’ve something in common with Ter Stegen, Leno, says Okoye
Omeruo: Nigeria can win 2019 AFCON
Falcons fly to Cyprus Sunday for 12-team invitational tourney
UEFA Europa League: Arsenal draw Rennes
France 2019: Trophy begins tour of 24 cities February 24
Samsung launches first 5G network smartphone
ABCON alerts public over fake $100 bills import from India
Nigeria generates N298bn from VAT in Q4, 2018
Olubadan: new Iyalode to be installed soon
Gates Foundation names new Africa Director
Female lifeless body found in Abia community
Deforestation: Edo commissions 39 motorcycles for monitoring
‘Baba Suwe’ on admission at LUTH- TAMPAN President

ThisDay
Usyk in Joshua’s Mind as His Mandatory Challenger in 2020
Fun-Loving Dele Alli Strikes Goal No
Revisiting Disrupted Ogun State Rally
The Empty Promises Nigerians Must Reject Today
Ambrose Efe: Mission to Derby County
Naviforce Enters Nigeria with Affordable Wristwatches
Arik to Stimulate Voters’ Interest in Promo Launch
Dominos Woos Consumers with ‘Smallie’ Pizza
Indomie Excites Fans in New Campaign
Amanda Ebeye: Sometimes You Find Yourself Doing What You Had Planned Never to Do Again
Superstory TV Drama Now Available on STV Network
Introducing Shegah, Ghanaian Dancehall Diva
Daniel Okodi: I Want to Build the Best Music Digital Store
Liverpool Take Title Challenge to Old Trafford
Ambrose Efe: Mission to Derby County
JIMI AGBAJE’S BIG IDEA
How Not to Treat Corps Members
Govt’s Broken Promises to Benue People
Extrajudicial Killings Under the Guise of Punishing Electoral Offenders
2019 Elections: Will New Songs Come Out of These Ashes?
Let’s Go Nigerians, Let’s Vote for Unity, Progress
Eye on Second Term
THE BIRTH OF IBOM AIRLINE
Francis Uzoho: When Debut Turned Sour
African Footballers Use Black Magic, Says Odemwingie
Yobo Backs Morata’s VAR Disallowed Goal
Crunch La Liga Fixtures to Be Broadcast On DStv, GOtv
Oshoala, Oparanozie to Star for Falcons in Cyprus Cup
Palace Captain Craves to be Part of F’ Eagles World Cup Team
Daniel Okodi: I Want to Build the Best Music Digital Store
‘Our Perfect Wedding’ Set to Premiere on Africa Magic Showcase
Omotayo Omotosho: Being Submissive to My Husband is the Secret of My Success
Mekala Jayaram: I Can Only Serve God by Serving the People…God is in Every Being

Daily Trust
Kannywood’s now a political force – Sir Hafizu Bello
Our dirty, all-pervading national culture
That long, winding trip in search of a scoop!
8 mistakes you make with your medicines
Home Remedy Alert! PROBLEM: Persistent catarrh?
FG wins right to prosecute JPMorgan Chase over $875m Malabu oil fraud
Thousands flee homes as insurgents attack Borno village
6,053 ballot papers missing in Ogun, ADC alleges
I’ve no agenda to Islamise Nigeria – Buhari
Police arrest 70, invites Rep Jibril Kofa over Kano clash
2019 polls: Police promise adequate security, restrict movement in Bauchi
YIAGA Africa deploys 3,000 monitors to 1515 PUs
2019 polls: Journalists tasked on safety
Drama of last-minute campaigns after INEC ‘reprieve’
Meet couples whose weddings were ‘postponed’ by INEC’s polls postponement
10 tips for a stress-free Election Day
Eunisell Golden Boot Award propelling NPFL strikers
Ogwuche Mathias: I’ll keep scoring for Remo Stars for U-23 invitation
Chelsea face make-or-break week – Rudiger
Naira gains against dollar, closes at N358/$ at parallel market
EFCC warns banks, Bureau de Change to steer clear Politicians’ money
One dies, as Ogun SSG injured in road crash
‘We support Buhari’s stance on election riggers’
FCT PDP accuses APC of plans to rig election
2019 polls and opportunities before Nigerians
Democracy: The Nigerian Army and sanctity of constitutional orders
Keyamo is right and clear on Buhari’s call
WANEP, OXFAM task politicians on ‘Farmers Manifesto’
Ginger processing hub to take-off in Kachia soon – Official
Egusi: The hidden treasure melon farmers ignore
JAMB closes sales of UTME registration forms

The Sun
I would be shocked if Buhari loses Feb. 23 Polls –Ambassador Kasai
Feb. 23 Polls: INEC can’t afford to fail –Sunmonu
INEC must resist staggered elections -Mike Ahamba
Onnoghen, Tanko face NJC probe panel March 5
Buhari, Atiku in race to finish
Lagos, Kano, Rivers, Kaduna top battleground states
Presidential Poll: The die is cast
Ex-military men decry underpayment of pension allowances
IPOB decries harassment of members
Consumers with prepaid meters hit 1.67m in Q4’18 – NBS
2019 Hajj: NAHCON to begin biometric data capturing of intending pilgrims
Police investigate “mysterious fire“ in Enugu
Feb. 23 election not war, Ojikutu warns Buhari, Atiku supporters
APC Benue lawmaker completes switch to PDP
Ogun PDP crisis deepens as faction suspends Abati, others
APC seeks probe of alleged plot to bomb INEC offices
Akwa Ibom PDP raises alarm over plot to arrest chieftains
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
Elections: EFCC charges bankers, others against transacting large sums of money
Ikpea receives CONPAN merit award
SPORTING SUN
Michael Oyebode: I never thought i would coach Quadri, Oshonaike
Osaka: I don’t really like attention
… She must deal with limelight -Kvitova
WBC launches Clean Boxing Programme to stop drugs abuse
I don’t want my son in boxing -Pacquiao
Flying Eagles to know World Cup opponents on Sunday
Barcelona seeks to maintain La Liga top spot
Nike stock falls after top NBA prospect’s injury
Semenya reveals defence against IAAF funded by private donors
Olympic Games 2024: Paris organisers propose breakdancing to IOC
IAAF approves 21 Russian athletes to compete under neutral flag
Bola Tinubu’s special birthday gift
Rinsola Abiola’s baptism of fire
Delta Deputy Speaker, Friday Osanebi’s show- off
I’ll act sex role over and over again –Peju Ajiboye
Day I had sex in a plane –Ella Mensah
Yaw, Arole, Koffi for Chimaraph’s comedy show
Superstory comes alive on STV
Why I rolled out health insurance for entertainers – Mabel Oboh
Billionaire Chidi Anyaegbu hosts daughter’s showstopping wedding
Mo Abudu receives Emmy Awards gold card
Ex-Governor Donald Duke now a granddad
Florence Ita-Giwa to open new luxury diner
Prayers against another postponement
Restructuring legal practice through ADR
Men need consent to smack their women’s behind
The more, the merrier
Ande brothers, Nigeria’s new digital czars
When he is not interested in you
Buratai, please, don’t be brutal!
Prayers against another postponement
Restructuring legal practice through ADR
Usen Efik: Taking carnival away from home
The good, the bad and the ugly sides of UCH
Endangered specie
Inside Kajuru’s killing field
Sons of perdition
Once upon a time in Nigeria

Tribune
Police Arrest Rep Abdulmumin Jibrin Over Alleged Involvement In Kano Violent Clash
Nollywood Comedian, Baba Suwe, On Admission At LUTH
Buhari, APC Violating Peace Accord ― Secondus
Police IG Explains Reasons For Arrests In Kano, Kwara
Only INEC Empowered To Release Results ― Professor Yakubu
INEC 98% ready for Saturday polls in Ondo ― REC
PDP demands immediate release of Kwara Senator
JAMB closes sales of UTME registration forms
Kwara senatorial candidate arrested over alleged involvement in political clash
Calm in Gombe as ballot materials arrive local government areas from CBN
Nigeria’s elections: US closes offices in Abuja, Lagos
Abe vows to approach Supreme Court over exclusion of Rivers APC candidates on poll list
Alliance against APC: Alao-Akala, Lanlehin, Makinde, Alli meet in Ibadan today
Appeal Court reverses judgment barring Zamfara APC candidates from contesting
Go out, vote for your future, Buhari tells Nigerians in national broadcast
BREAKING: Amosun’s aide dies, SSG survives in autocrash
Bauchi INEC ready for Saturday’s election as sensitive materials arrive 20 LGAs
Confusion over Rivers, as INEC claims ignorance of Supreme Court ruling
INEC completes movement of election materials to 23 LGAs in Rivers
Ajanaku, ZLP Reps candidate, faults police arrest despite court order, detained for 5 hours in Ibadan
Elections: We won’t allow politicians to use us ― ASUU
We are ready for Saturday’s general elections in Kwara — REC
PDP welcomes court clearance of APC participation in Zamfara
Enforce court order, stop my persecution, Maina tells EFCC
Aisha Buhari donates relief materials to survivors of Kajuru killings
Elections: All set for distribution of electoral materials to locations in Warri
INEC accepts Zamfara APC candidates for NASS, state elections
Elections: Bauchi Police warns political thugs to steer clear of polling units
No room for underaged voters, INEC Chairman vows
CNPP condemns Senator Ibrahim’s arrest
EFCC warns bureau de change operators, banks to comply with money laundering act
I have no plans to Islamise Nigeria ― Buhari
INEC completes distribution of election materials in Borno
Last minute defections, victory for APC – Buni
Attempted Rape: Woman Arraigned For Allegedly Stabbing Cleric To Death
Court sentences Micro finance bank MD to 4 years in jail, over $166m…
Court sentences 18-yr-old student to 1 month in prison for cybercrime
Alleged rape: Court remands father pending DPP advice
ENYO Invests N8bn In Downstream Business, Targets Expansion, Acquisition
Sterling Bank lists N33bn bonds on NSE, FMDQ
Bursary Allowance: LASU Warns Students, Stakeholders Against Fraudsters
KOICA pledges more collaboration with Nigeria on quality education…

Vanguard
Election: Police debunk social media rumour of bomb explosion in Enugu
INEC dismisses PDP’s allegation of hoarding election materials
Election: EFCC to clampdown on banks, bureau de change caught aiding and abetting vote buying
Breaking: INEC delists Cross River APC candidates
Tackling The Epidemy Of Wife Abuse
The Akpata In Teni, Niniola
Pa James Adekunle: Exit Of An Icon – Church Organist Extraordinaire
How Today’s Vote May Cause A Bandwagon In The Governorship
Integral Begins Sale Of Hospitality Packages
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Aiming To Be Among The Big Six
Dominion Total Sports Ventures Lifts BFN With Equipment
Assassination Attempt : Wike Berates Amaechi For Defending Nigerian Army
Obaseki’s Reform: Rwanda To Adopt Edo Educational System
INEC Dismisses PDP’s Allegation Of Hoarding Election Materials
Olubadan Allays Fears Over Installation Of New Iyalode
Danish Murder Trial: Counsel Raises Concern, Seeks Thorough Investigation
Election Materials Arrive Wards In Mopamuro LGA, Kogi
One Dies As Ogun SSG Survives Auto Crash – FRSC
Election: EFCC To Clampdown On Banks, Bureau De Change Caught Aiding And Abetting Vote Buying
POLLS: Group Tasks IG On Arrest Of Candidates, Opposition Leaders
Allegations of Islamization wicked, deceptive, ungodly, Buhari tells PDP, others
FG wins right to prosecute JPMorgan Chase over $875m Malabu oil fraud
Kano PDP, APC clash: 2 killed, 20 vehicles burnt
No religion, faith will be imposed on Nigerians – Buhari
Navy foils vandals attempt to export 35,000 litres siphoned petrol
Election: Ohanaeze decries alleged soldiers infiltration into Igboland
Integral begins sale of hospitality packages
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Aiming to be among the big six
Dominion Total Sports Ventures lifts BFN with equipment
Dele Alli dumps girlfriend
FIFA bans Chelsea from transfers over irregular signing of young players
Breaking: ‘Baba Suwe’ on admission at LUTH
Security worries cloud celebrated African film festival
Coca-Cola Nigeria launches Limca Cola
Elections: NDLEA begins nationwide clampdown of hard drugs’ flashpoint

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