News Headlines Feb 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Violence mars polls as Buhari, Atiku show strength
Live Updates: 2019 Presidential Election Results
Buhari govt has no regard for Niger Delta —Edwin Clark
Shitta: Lagos community where marijuana creates jobs for dealers, buyers
PDP wins Orokere Ward 06 in Mopamuro, Kogi
Ballot box snatchers kill three Delta voters, repelled in Edo
Live Updates: 2019 Presidential Election Results
Akpabio, Jonathan’s ex-aide deliver units for Buhari, Duke loses
Emmanuel’s security aide abducted in Akwa Ibom
One killed as mixed reactions greet elections in Oyo
Why I shared photo of cash donation to Baba Suwe –Jigan
God will judge between my husband and me –Olajumoke Orisaguna
What Sambo Dasuki symbolises
Boko Haram is ‘back’. Now what?
I realised I wasn’t growing acting Miss Pepeiye — Bolatito Sowunmi
Messi scores 50th hat-trick in Barca win
Our leaders need emotional stability assessment —Oyinkansola Alabi
Ballot box snatchers kill three Delta voters, repelled in Edo
DSS dismisses operative for taking bribe in Ekiti
Nine killed in Rivers as army, police confirm soldier’s death
Troops, Boko Haram clash, NAF destroys ISWAP camp
Gunmen kill APC chair in Zamfara
Seven caught with fake Army, DSS stickers in Ebonyi
Police rescue kidnapped Imo INEC officer, arrest suspects
Presiding officer, corps member abducted
Bayelsa Govt House photographer, PDP ward chair shot dead
Accept results, Obasanjo tells winners, losers
El-Rufai wins polling unit for Buhari, defeats Shehu Sani
Saraki wins polling unit for PDP
Technology and future elections II
Govt’s crowd control policy needed at MMIA cargo area – Fagbemi
Oil firms waste gas worth 3,000MW of electricity –FG
Oil exports: Nigeria, others face rising competition from US
Toyota reveals 17-seater 6th generation Hiace
Nigeria’s economy under pressure amid global growth worries
APC springs surprises, wins in Agbaje’s polling unit
Buhari defeats Atiku at Benue State Government House
Igbo against Buhari’s re-election fighting Ndigbo interests – Okwukwu, Ohanaeze secretary
Health care will grow if sector’s financial packages are the same — CMD, UCTH, Agan
Igbo opposing Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku/Obi are traitors – Ex-minister Onyia
Dad once cooked every morning for mum and me — Orits Williki’s daughter
Mum was behind my sudden decision to return to Nigeria from US – Ogunnaiya
Messi scores 50th hat-trick in Barca win
Poland 2019: Ex-internationals point way forward for flying eagles
Liverpool, United clash won’t decide title — Klopp
Pochettino loses his cool as Spurs slump, Huddersfield closer to relegation
Mbappe double sees PSG strengthen hold on Ligue 1 title
Bundesliga: Bayern bridge gap to Dortmund with Berlin win
Ladies send pictures of their private parts to me – Uncle Azeez
Why I shared photo of cash donation to Baba Suwe –Jigan
Acting as Ojukwu, toughest role of my career – Gregory Ojefua
I’ve learnt the difference between acting school and being on set – Ifeanyi Kalu
$1 million bail set for singer, R. Kelly
2019 Elections: Femi Otedola, daughter DJ Cuppy vote
Facing charges of sex abuse against minors, R. Kelly surrenders to police
Cleanliness, best way to prevent recurring boil — Expert
Stroke patients can survive if well treated – Neurologist
Managing febrile seizures
Editorial: Worrying dip in non-oil revenues
Happy wife of a good man…
Girls, God can honour you like He did to Rahab, the repented prostitute!
West Africa’s democratic tipping point?

The Nation
EFCC operatives at INEC collation centre in Lagos
Buhari’s camp upbeat over Lagos, Kano, Kwara, Ekiti, Adamawa, Ogun
20 killed as violence rocks polls
Three killed, two injured in Sapele polling unit shooting
Ndoma-Egba wins polling unit, Buhari also
Three killed, two injured in Sapele polling unit shooting
Ogboru votes, says Buhari’ll be president till 2023
APC, PDP in tight race in Edo
Large crowds, peaceful elections in Cross River
Wike gives thumbs up to INEC, blames the military
Two feared dead in Kogi East, as violence erupts
Massive turn out of voters in Anambra
Guber polls: Worries over violence in Kwara
It’s insulting to say my kidnap was a scam – Abia APC chairman
Why I seek reelection -Masari
Fresh anxiety in Imo over guber polls
How budget delay is affecting economy
Processing Ginger powder
Plaqad unveils Nigeria’s first-ever compensation report
‘Manufacturers bear multiple tax burdens’
Controversy trails reduction of pump price, stakeholders flay move
Recalled HP products still on sale
OMONI OBOLI lashes social media trolls
Woli Arole gears up for new movie
Say no to election violence, Kate Henshaw advises
JASMINE OFOEGBU: We want to build ‘slay queens’ who are brilliant
How D’banj influenced my deal with Sony–Cheekychizzy
Uti Nwachukwu, Chioma Akpotha, others attend Alita premiere
El-Rufai’s political gambit and Kajuru killings
Editorial: Leah Sharibu at one

Live Update: Nigeria Decide 2019
Buhari Wins in Akpabio’s Unit in Akwa Ibom
American Bar: Onnoghen’s Suspension Troubling
Says removal of CJN breaches UN principles on judges
Tinubu: Bullion Vans Never Conveyed Ballot Papers to My Residence
DSS Dismisses Staff in Ekiti over Bribe
Ballot Box Snatcher Burnt to Death in Lagos
Police arrest four for burning ballot boxes
Boko Haram Attack Stops Gaidam from Voting
New Yoruba Magazine Hits News Stand
Army: We Have No Plan to Kill Wike
Olawepo-Hashim Urges Losers to Congratulate Winner
Aret Adams Foundation Institutes Professorial Chair at UNIPORT…
At Vatican Summit, Cardinal Says Sexual Abuse Files Destroyed
Court Grants FG’s Plea to Prosecute JPMorgan over $875m Malabu Oil Deal
Aiteo Pays DPR $82m to Renew OML 29 Lease for 20 Years
Soldiers Kill Photographer, PDP Ward Chair in Bayelsa
Disappointment as Gunmen Kill One in Ibadan
Charles Aniagolu: ARISE TV Has Put Africa on Global Map
The Road to 2019: Flashpoints to Watch (XXIV)
Waiting for Mr. President
Leah Sharibu: Already Forgotten?
Are We Ever Going to Grow Up?
Not Forgetting the Many Killings
What about Underage Voters?
2 hours ago
AMINU BELLO MASARI: Obasanjo Not Qualified to Discuss Credible Elections
Why Tribunal Upholds Fayemi Election
NIMASA’s Cabotage War of Attrition
Implications of Proposed Tomato, Milk Importation Ban for the Economy
Viability of Internet Marketing in Nigeria
Why Nigerian Airlines are Uncompetitive and Struggle for Survival
Emaar Unveils World’s Highest Lounge at Burj Khalifa
Entrepreneurs’ Hangout Transforms Ekiti
Man United Host Liverpool, Eager to Slow Reds’ Title Challenge
Messi Scores 50th Hat-trick as Barcelona Win at Sevilla
Sarri under Pressure as Chelsea Face Man City in League Cup Final
African Tour: Torgah Wins Eko Challenge Cup
CAF Confederation Cup: D’Tigers Want to End the Qualifiers Unbeaten
Nigeria Reinstated by WADA after Period of Non-compliance
Virgil van Dijk: From Dishwashing to World’s Most Expensive Defender
Set for Its 2019 Competitions, NLNG Calls for Entries
Exploring 3Some With Olisa Adibua
EDITORIAL: Now, The Waiting Begins…

Daily Trust
JUST IN: Atiku beats Duke, Buhari at Duke’s polling unit
Presidential election: Clear trend emerges today
Borno, Yobe voters defy Boko Haram
Break Kajuru’s circle of killings
Abdulsalam, Obasanjo, Saraki, Oshiomhole, Jonathan, observers hail peaceful polls
Army denies assassination attempt on Wike
Kwara: AbdulRazaq wins polling unit for APC candidates
Lalong delivers polling unit to Buhari, other APC candidates with wide margin
2019 polls: Nigerians in Ghana speak on expectations
Inside feud between Kogi governor, deputy
Lionel Messi scores 50th hat-trick in Barcelona win over Sevilla
Lagos International Polo Tournament Gallops-off March 13
All star challenge final: Valiente secures sudden death victory
Naira gains against dollar, closes at N358/$ at parallel market
Lai Mohammed delivers polling unit for APC
Flawless victory for Buhari at Oshiomole’s unit
Buhari wins in El-Rufai’s polling unit
2019 polls and opportunities before Nigerians
Democracy: The Nigerian Army and sanctity of constitutional orders
Bali’s remarkable deaf village
Amid trouble with the West, Saudi Arabia looks East
Lithuania arrests eight top judges in anti-corruption crackdown
Why I didn’t vote in my hometown — Gov Gaidam
No Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri — Army
Damn early morning bombing, Shetima urges residents
Editorial: Break Kajuru’s circle of killings
‘Why we deliver extension services free to farmers’
Step up bio-security as bird flu hits Bauchi, Plateau
RIFAN flags off 2019 dry season rice farming
Robert Rodriguez: How We Made ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

The Sun
Violence mars election in Okota area of Lagos
Rivers: Killing, shootings, hijack of ballot boxes mar polls
2019 Presidential/NASS elections
Presidential/NASS Polling units results
INEC cancels NASS poll in Bonny, Akokutolo in Rivers
Gunmen in military uniform kill Govt House photographer, PDP Ward Chairman in Bayelsa
Fake soldiers, hoodlums snatch ballot box in Imo
Igbo nation will bounce back – Okereke
How Govt House photographer, PDP chieftain were killed in Bayelsa
Card reader rejects Speaker Dogara’s fingerprint
BREAKING: Panic in Maiduguri over heavy firing
Ex-military men decry underpayment of pension allowances
It was difficult to identify PDP logo –Tapgun
Group tasks Buhari on integrity over 38 dismissed soldiers
Bauchi PDP guber candidate urges INEC to address hitches
Mahmood Yakubu: When a guerrilla warfare expert faces a major turbulent battle
Rescheduled elections hit profit taking on equities market
Young talents battle for ultimate prize in gloin60seconds
Access Bank mulls first Corporate Green Bond in Africa
Transcorp Hotels recommends 15k dividend
2019 poll: NUPENG assures of fuel availability
SSA to Buhari, Enang attacked in his polling unit
Army arrests 15 with machine gun in Bayelsa
I am a democrat, Atiku declares after casting his vote
Al-Makura votes without card reader in Nasarawa
Oyegun commends turnout of voters
Saraki hails peaceful conduct of polls
D’ Tigers back to winning ways, defeats CAF 72-59
Unseeded Bencic wins Dubai tennis title
Uzoho: CFA cancels one-match ban
U20 AFCON: Early arrival at venue was our secret against Nigeria – Senong
Messi scores 50th hattrick in Barcelona win over Sevilla
CAS sets March 26 deadline for verdict in Semenya case
Lagos agog for RCCG Marathon Messiah Praise
Billionaire Chidi Anyaegbu hosts daughter’s showstopping wedding
Should in-laws be enemies?
If you want her to vibrate…
Why are Nigerians becoming more obese now?
How are you keeping love alive in your relationship?
Things that interfere with sex in long term relationships
“I know that usurping, meddling, conniving b**ch will be present”
Tinubu, Agbaje assess polls
Lawmakers laud peaceful poll in Edo South
Olujimi, Bamisile commend INEC for peaceful poll
Presidential poll: I am confident of victory, says Buhari
PDP plotting to disrupt collation of results, APC alleges
Election peaceful in Anambra
Mahmood Yakubu: When a guerrilla warfare expert faces a major turbulent battle
Olatoun Ayoola: My exciting experience as sex therapist
Kajuru killing: Survivor gives detailed account of attack
Displaced in Cross River, stranded in Ebonyi, Abia

#NigeriaDecides2019 | Saraki Wins Polling Unit In Kwara
INEC Mulls Fresh Polls In Violence Prone Areas
#NigeriaDecides2019 | One Killed At Polling Unit In Ibadan, Police…
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Ajimobi Wins Polling Unit Ahead ADC
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Buhari Wins Atiku’s Polling Unit With 186…
Thugs snatch ballot boxes in Edo community
Just In: Gunmen storm voting centre in Sapele, kill 2
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Atiku is starting 50 metres behind us, Keyamo boasts
APC will accept loss if… —Tinubu
Infographics: Men to vote more than women as #NigeriaDecides2019
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah votes in Sokoto
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Buhari’s victory, other APC candidates, sure bet ― Ogboru
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Al-makura expresses satisfaction with election conduct
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Voters to blame for missing names ― INEC
Saraki hails peaceful conduct Of polls, says turnout impressive
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Omisore wins polling unit for Buhari in Ife, Osun State
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Bayelsa APC denies involvement in killing of government house photographer
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Atiku defeats Buhari inside Aso Rock with 1,030 to 1,013
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Buhari defeats Atiku in PDP’s Gov Dankwambo’s polling unit
#NigeriaDecides2019 | APC killing Nigerians, burning ballot boxes —PDP
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Fayemi lauds INEC over conduct of election
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Armed men in military uniform kill govt house photographer, PDP ward chairman in Bayelsa
Health Minister wins polling unit for Buhari
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Tragedy as 3 kids die of suffocation at polling centre in Nasarawa
We’re not owing corps members, security personnel ― Oyo INEC
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Former LG chairman, 6 others shot dead in Rivers
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Delayed voting in Abuja
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Atiku defeats Buhari at Sanwo-Olu’s polling unit as Tinubu wins unit for APC
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Buhari wins Atiku in Daura with 523 to 3 votes
#NigeriaDecides2019 | PDP leaders lament continued detention of Kwara Senator
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Buhari defeats Atiku in Obasanjo’s polling unit with 87 to 18 votes
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Against speculation, the process has been peaceful —Oyetola
#NigeriaDecides2019 | INEC extends polling by lost hours
Lai Mohammed, Kwara APC governorship candidate commend conduct
Judging by campaign, Buhari will win — Oshiomhole
Thugs snatch ballot boxes in Edo community
Just In: Gunmen storm voting centre in Sapele, kill 2
Estranged Political ‘Godfathers’ And ‘Godsons’ In Supremacy Test
If elected, NRM’ll do greater things never done in Oyo State —Deputy…
If Elected, Kashamu’ll Run A Govt That Leaves No One Behind In Ogun —Abati, PDP…
When Yoruba Heritage Lecture, Awards Took Center Stage In Ondo
Brit Awards 2019: Drake, The Carters, Ariana Grande, others emerge…
TV host Olisa Adibua co-produces “3Some’’ play
2019 Elections: ‘Vote your conscience, vote right’ •Mercy Johnson,…
How We Feel Celebrating Our Birthday Every Four Years

The Guardian
11 feared dead in bloody polls
Cross River governorship: Tough contest, as litigations hobble APC
Okoro: The lore of karmalu converges cultures
Osinbajo loses polling unit to PDP
Late arrival of materials, faulty card readers mar polls in Lagos
Police officer fleeing ballot-box snatchers takes refuge in journalist’s car
ABA urges free, credible polls, faults Onnoghen’s suspension
Hoodlums burn ballot papers at Ago Palace Way
Emmanuel’s security aide abducted
Chelsea meet Man City in ‘mission impossible’ Carabao Cup Final
Mbappe hits half century record as PSG strenghten hold on Ligue 1 title
Tottenham’s title ambition hits rock
Messi records 50th career hat-trick as Barca defeat Sevilla
FIFA World Cup: Africa’s opportunity in 2030 threatened
Super Falcons take World Cup build-up to Cyprus
Osinbajo, Durotoye, Ambode commend voters, INEC
Adamawa: Last stages of guber campaigns, intrigues
Ogun: Good turnout, voters lament late arrival of materials, faulty card readers
Ganduje happy at large turnout, late arrival of materials mar polls
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Editorial: Presidential campaigns and Lagos gridlock

Buhari loses in Aso Rock as Atiku fails to win polling unit
Elections: PDP leads in Nyanya, Kugbo, Jikwoyi, others
Poll results: PDP wins all 15 central polling units in Mpape, Abuja
We ‘ll cancel polls where ballot boxes are snatched – Igini
Whether It Is PDP Arrangement Or Not, Delta North Should Be Allowed To Complete Its Tenure — Gov Okowa
On My Wedding Day, I Went To Church Without Shoes — Francis Duru
I Will Curse Anyone Forcing Me To Help Baba Suwe — Liz Anjorin
Polls: This Is A Trying Moment For Christians, Especially The Clergy – Prophet Fufeyin
Elections: The Preacher Reschedules Retreat
Restructuring Promoters Are Misguided, Obasanjo Has No Respect For His Age — Masari
APC Chieftain Wants Court To Void Candidacy Of SDP HoR Candidate
Hausa Christians Remember Leah Sharibu
Why 27million Nigerian Children Are Not Doing Well In School – Reports
MultiChoice Announces Online Auditions For Big Brother Naija Season 4
Awaiting FIBA On NBBF Crisis
Prince Osisioma Foundation Renovates Prison Cell, Empower Inmates
Warning For The Heavenly Candidate (II)
Supposing Nnamdi Kanu Is Right About President Buhari And Nigeria?
Who Says The Maid Can’t Have What ‘Madam’ Is Having?!
Isi Gate Market, A Disaster For Abia Capital, Says Thompson Nwojo
AFCON U-17: Golden Eaglets Not Yet Ready, Garba Reveals
#Electionday: Collation, counting of votes commence
INEC explains delays, approves extension
Breaking: Ballot thieves snatch ballot box in Delta
Presidential election: I will be the winner – Buhari
BUHARI Vs ATIKU: How they may win
BIZARRE: What female pant thieves go for
Buhari wins in Enang’s Unit
Messi nicks 50th career hat-trick as Barca down Sevilla
Pochettino in ref rage as Spurs stunned by Burnley
Simeone apologises for controversial celebration
Why women will continue to get more headaches than men
Mission ‘Save Baba Suwe’ generates millions
My ordeal as a premature baby — Meg Otanwa
Why 27million Nigerian children are not doing well in school – Reports


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