News Headlines Feb 11, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 11, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Abia pipeline explosion victims seek N3b compensation from Fed Govt
‘Bloodthirsty killers have invaded Niger communities’
Effect of prosecution’s failure to establish accused person’s identity
Truck crushes septuagenarian to death in Delta
‘Eyowo will deepen financial inclusion’
FUTMinna @ 37: Accolades, garlands for a pace-setting ivory tower
SUG president arrested for ‘cultism’ in Ogun
Teksight Edge COO gets recognition
‘Jumia has technology, data to tackle logistics challenge’
Police rescue four kidnap victims in Abuja
Beware of Windows 7 for data transmission
Blues from 7.5% VAT hike
Fleeing Army convict rearrested in Benin Republic
Man remanded for ‘defiling’ 14-year-old
Dissolve this marriage or I kill my wife, man tells court
Bandits open fire on bus passengers in Ondo
Two arraigned for ‘displaying dangerous weapons’ at border
Four remanded for ‘unlawful gun possession’
KPMG survey aligns with CBN’s directive on lending more to SMEs
Woman, others held as kidnapped girl rescued in Anambra
$2.5m: EFCC arrests FBI suspect in Kwara
Zulum hailed for rewarding teacher
Storm Ciara: Trains, flights cancelled in northern Europe
Buhari, APC, Lawan, others mourn Plateau Senator Longjan
SON shuts 13 steel firms
China’s President Xi visits hospital
Senate decries delay in completing N155.48b Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road
30 burnt to death by Boko Haram in Borno attack
Why constitution review is urgent, by Razak
INEC’s hammer on 74 parties
N441tr e-payments made in 90 billion deals
Southwest governors to sign Amotekun bill Friday
Govt advocates education system with sound foundation
Ugwuanyi’s growth initiatives in eight months
Pension or perish
Advocacy on climate change taken to pupils
Brothers arraigned for ‘assaulting’ LASTMA official
Elegushi, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu’s wife seek end to moral decadence
Abacha loot to the rescue
Coronavirus: Death tolls rises to 910 as over 40,000 infected globally
NRC introduces another train on Lagos-Ogun transit
Lagos to strengthen collaboration with foreign embassies
‘North Korea enhanced nuclear, missile programmes in breach of UN sanctions’
Abacha tales from Al-Mustapha
Police raid Ansaru terrorists’ camp
Fake lawyer gets three years imprisonment in Osun
Bamidele Adeboye Adepoju (1949-2019)
10.5 tons of illicit drugs seized in Maiduguri
To you, Oodua nationalist
The stud as lawmaker
Ebonyi: Two siblings drown in river
We’re at the mercy of robbers, Lagos community laments
Before anarchy is let loose
Contempt proceedings against Secondus, others March 12
Tourism, insecurity and Nigerian economy
Adoke arraigned on fresh N900m money laundering charge
Let there be light
N2.5b ‘fraud’: NBC DG Kawu, others fault ICPC’s case
Raging debate over review of political office holders’ pay
Furore over ‘termination’ of MMIA toll gate concession
Delisted parties to sue INEC
Why we submitted our accounts reports late, by TETFund
All-inclusive participation approach for SDGs
Osinbajo off to Kenya for Moi’s funeral
Hope rises for Sagamu fire victims
Gov Lalong mourns over demise of Senator Longjan
Probe of N150b ‘fraud’: EFCC seizes ex-governor’s, sons’ passports
IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu threatens to hunt down Abia CP’s children if…
All-inclusive participation approach for SDGs
Uzodinma prepared to reconstruct Imo – Iwu
Ogun considers Amotekun bill Tuesday
INEC announces fresh recruitment
Buhari charges D’Tigress to go shine at Tokyo 2020
Paris 2020: Two Nigerian Karatekas qualify for Olympic qualifier
Solskjaer, Merson differ on Ighalo’s qualities
We won’t recognise admission not on our letterhead paper – JAMB

The Punch

87% Nigeria’s poverty rate in North – World Bank
Community policing: IG meets South-East govs Wednesday, police begin screening
Boko Haram kills 30 travellers as military closes Maiduguri gate
South-West governors may sign Amotekun bill on Friday
Kanu parents’ burial: IPOB attacks CP over police threat
Ondo residents protest BEDC’s ‘outrageous bills’
1, 400 repentant Boko Haram suspects released
FG’s ridiculous, diversionary community policing
Police rescue 14-year-old raped by abductors
Fleeing army officer arrested in Benin Republic
Coronavirus Alert: Ighalo cleared for United’s Europa trip
Ilaro poly SUG president caught during initiation, suspended, impeached
Kidnappers collect N1m, release OOU law graduate
Corps member, eight others kidnapped on Lokoja-Abuja road
Adoke arraigned on fresh money laundering charges, regains freedom
Your removal in national interest, Jonathan tells Waziri
87% Nigeria’s poverty rate in North – World Bank
China sends coronavirus treatment guide to Nigeria
Between ‘Who built this gada’ and ‘Who built this girder?’
Police rescue 14-year-old raped by abductors
Fleeing army officer arrested in Benin Republic
Girl shot during Lagos protest not our pupil – Proprietor
NTDA, developers conniving to build on flood-prone green belt – Magodo CDA
Two siblings drown in Ebonyi river
Nigerians react as pupil turns ATM gallery light into reading lamp
Nwakaeme gets €100,000 bonus for goals contribution
Oshoala hungry for more Barca success
Public hearing on sexual harassment bill holds Feb 17
Akande replaces Lawan as APC reconstitutes peace panel
Intercontinental Bank’s assets deteriorated under Akingbola — Witness
Again, gunmen raid Plateau community, kill three
FG sets up Mambilla power project implementation committee
Reps summon AGF, BPP over Customs unaudited accounts
Stock market down N154bn on sale pressure
Access Bank seeks listing of N15bn green bond
NNPC has over $20bn assets, says Kyari
FG, electricity workers meet to avert strike
Obamas’ first film wins best documentary Oscar
Oscar winners in main categories
Pitt wins best supporting actor Oscar for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
Experts call on Buhari to assent Data Protection Bill
NCC inaugurates secondary school cybersecurity awareness campaign
Jumia One, AXA Mansard to distribute money market fund
Fintech start-up secures $10m debt financing
EDITORIAL: FG’s ridiculous, diversionary community policing
Nigeria’s unity: Negotiable or not?
Why Trump supporters are so wrong
We shall not bow
Amotekun: The pitfall of proposed state legislation

ThisDay

NNPC/Chevron JV Inaugurates Classroom Blocks in Delta Community
Asisat Oshoala Hungry for More Success with Barca
I Sacked Ex-EFCC Chair, Waziri to Protect National Interest, Says Jonathan
Nigeria Para-powerlifting President Suspended by Board
Nigeria Plan Cheaper Power Tariff for Niger Republic
Goxi Microinsurance Commences Operation
The Lion and His Burden
Sao Polo Lifts Open Cup, Alchemy Claims Silver Cup
Concerns as Senate President Mulls Fresh Deliberation on PIB
Ighalo Cleared for Coronavirus, Set to Play Brugge Match for Man Utd
EFCC Arrests another Wanted FBI Suspect over N120m Internet Fraud
Destiny Crest Engineering Plans to Expand Across all 36 States in 2020, Says Kehinde Muibi
Osinbajo to Represent Buhari at Arap Moi’s Funeral Today
Firm, Isaac Emokpae Unveil Partnership
Aimart Realtors Fetes Customers
Veritasi Homes’ Camberwall Court to Provide Affordable Housing
EDITORIAL: JUDICIARY AND THE ELECTIONS
SON Seals 13 Steel Companies for Violating Standards
Farah Escapes Ban after Positive Test
Chelsea Make £174m Profit over Last Two Transfer Windows
Kwara Hosts Security Dialogue Thursday
Firm, Isaac Emokpae Unveil Partnership
Aimart Realtors Fetes Customers
Destiny Crest Engineering Plans to
Africa, Continent Revolutionising Skills Gap

Daily Trust

Terrorism: Protesters storm Lagos over plot to disintegrate Nigeria
Alleged money laundering: Ex-Kwara commissioner gets N200m bail
Gombe governor inaugurates FRSC office
Orbih decries Egyptian Embassy’s refusal to issue visas to badminton team
Zenith Bank congratulates D’Tigress on Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualification
Katsina United’s Atule excited after scoring against Wolves
D’Tigress end Olympics qualifiers on a high despite 71-76 defeat to USA
McIlroy back at number one after five year absence
Sports ministry, Dickson sign MoU to develop grassroots sports in Bayelsa
McTominay says Man Utd determined to end season on high
Amotekun: Ekiti Attorney General submits draft bill to Fayemi
Police rescue four kidnapped victims in Abuja
UPDATED: Insurgents kill 30, abduct passengers on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway
Terrorism: Protesters storm Lagos over plot to disintegrate Nigeria
Alleged money laundering: Ex-Kwara commissioner gets N200m bail
Gombe governor inaugurates FRSC office
Doguwa reacts angrily, says media hype over his 4 wives, 27 children unfortunate
Lagos PDP crisis: Secondus, other NWC members storm high court
FG meets with electricity workers to avert strike
ECOWAS constitutes c’ttee on Nigeria’s land borders closure
Nigeria will get first tranche of $3bn loan soon – World Bank
2 Chinese nationals in police net over sex with male colleague
Ekiti CP warns landlords on harbouring criminals
BOKO HARAM – Running out of options or will? 2
45 years on the throne
That Africa may rise again
Fayemi @ 55 and his birthday challenge
Gunmen kidnap corps member, 8 others along Abuja -Lokoja road
Pharmacist, staff allegedly beat APC chieftain to death in Imo
Editorial: Post Brexit Britain and Nigeria
That ban on US immigrant visa
Deezell threatens legal action over Maryam Booth’s nude video
Obamas’ first film wins best documentary Oscar
Oscar winners in main categories
EU’s “5G toolbox” has Huawei on the crosshairs
Nigeria gets emergency alert app against kidnapping, others
‘Why robotics education should be embraced by Nigerians’
Zulum lauds FG, as NDE empowers 8, 150 women, youths in Borno
Why crime rate is rising — Wabba
Illegal fees: Oyo Govt suspends 13 head teachers, 3 others
Reps threaten to withold YABATECH 2020 budget allocation
OAU power plant ready soon – Minister
Farah becomes substantive Director General of NITT
Salisu Isihak emerges FEL-Nigeria chair
Alex Okosi bows out of ViacomCBS, as Paterson, Twala take over as co-GMs

The Sun

Malabu Oil scam: Ex-AGF, Adoke gets bail, rearraigned
China gives Nigeria tips on coronavirus treatment
We won’t relent until all kidnapped children are freed –Buhari
Burkina Faso president heads ECOWAS committee to probe Nigeria’s border closure
Boko Haram hits hard
…Attacks cowardly, says Buhari
Fleeing hyena recaptured in Imo
Illegal fees: Oyo suspends 16 teachers
Ogun ready for partnership on poverty alleviation
Magodo residents appeal to Sanwo-Olu on conversion of flood plain into residence
Osun monarch urges leaders to emulate Awolowo’s legacy of good governance
Find other means of livelihood, ex-Lagos commissioner tells Okada, Keke operators
C’River LG poll: Aspirants demand cancellation of PDP primary
Kogi guber: PDP, Wada list 259 witnesses
PDP blasts Lai Mohammed over $500m loan request for NTA
Akande heads APC reconstituted reconciliation committee
LG poll: Enugu APC tackles ENSIEC over candidates’ list
Your investments safe, Buhari assures oil companies
Food vendors, hawkers take over Nigerian ports
MMIA access gate: FAAN warns motorists against buying stickers from concessionaire
Understanding the FCMB SMEs masterclass for sustainable economic development
FG, Australia move to develop ICT sector, others
Nigeria: Stepping on a deadly minefield
Incomprehensible religiosity
Gov Dickson: The man who made a difference
Nigeria: Tragedy of a nation
My own don beta: Feedback galore
Weak sentiment sends stock market’s YTD down 3.5%
Libya closes refinery as oil blockade triggers $1bn loss
ICSAN appoints Olusesi Registrar
Sack of service chiefs’ll not solve insecurity
Why TETFund delayed submission of 3 years financial report
Islam permits me to marry 4 wives –Doguwa
UBEC un-accessed matching grant hits N73 billion

Tribune

Reps flag-off forensic audit of insurance firms
APC drops Lawan, announces Bisi Akande as chairman, reconciliation…
N2.5bn DSO trial: ICPC has no case against us, NBC boss, others tell…
PDP rejects move to get $500m loan for NTA
Buhari condemns Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri
Coronavirus: What Nigeria’s govt needs to do to prevent entry, curtail spread ― Doyin Okupe
Kogi govt to relocate beggars from major streets
Mali President acknowledges contacts with jihadists
We’ll give Amotekun bill speedy hearing, passage ― Osun Speaker
Powerful winter storm leaves at least five dead in Europe
Egypt moves toward toughening up draconian anti-terror law
Reps flag-off forensic audit of insurance firms
Equatorial Guinea leader’s son fined 30m euros, suspended jail confirmed
Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Moi’s state funeral in Nairobi
South Sudan leader wins dubious ‘spoiler of peace’ award
Study to revamp health sector, Bauchi speaker charges students
Police rescue four kidnap victims in Abuja
EFCC arrests another wanted FBI suspect with over N120 million benefit
Trump’s $4.8 trillion budget likely to get thumbs-down from Congress
Coronavirus: Chinese President makes rare visit to patients, medics as death toll tops 900
Partnership is key to creating jobs in Nigeria ― PIND Foundation
Road traffic: Gombe govt to establish road traffic management agency
PDP rejects move to get $500m loan for NTA
Kogi guber election: PDP, Wada list 259 witnesses
Ransome-Kuti memorial: Activists demand end to terrorism, insecurity
Buhari condemns Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri
Illegal fees: Oyo govt suspends 13 head teachers, 3 others
FG urges ITF trainees not to sell start-up equipment
JUST IN: Bello suspends Kogi varsity VC, state poly rector
Gani Adams tasks FG on new power generation strategy to boost Nigeria’s economy
Kogi ministry charged to holistically comply with TSA
Kwara hosts security dialogue Thursday
Buhari mourns late Senator Longjan
Police arrest 2 suspected kidnappers in Ondo
Corps member, eight others kidnapped along Abuja-Lokoja road
Car dealer in court for allegedly stealing two cars valued N4 million
Police arrest suspected kidnappers, rescue 14-year-old girl in Anambra
Our annual spending on CSR is in excess of $40 million ― Total
Keystone Bank, Afreximbank, others partner to promote African Creative…
Kimberly-Clark launches Huggies nappy pants
High influx of accident vehicles into Nigeria worrisome ― Experts
Kwara governor seeks partnership against exam malpractices
Oyindamola Aje crowned ‘Best Science Student’ in Nigeria
Industrialist calls for more private universities as PCU matriculates…
Federal Poly Nasarawa matriculates 3,185 students, urges security
Editorial: The intercepted $8 million
Mali President acknowledges contacts with jihadists
Powerful winter storm leaves at least five dead in Europe
Egypt moves toward toughening up draconian anti-terror law
Construction of National Museum, Esie Road
On visa ban on Nigeria: Open letter to Donald Trump
Amotekun is for national rebirth
Senate should enact stiff laws on kidnapping
De-registered parties draw battle line with INEC
When Gbajabiamila tasked House members on challenges ahead
Crossfire over constitutional review

News Headlines Feb 10, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 10, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Nine governors, others in Ekiti for Fayemi’s birthday
Cash reserve policy takes N855b off banks’ vaults
Lawyer sues Buhari’s daughter for ‘illegal’ use of presidential aircraft
Four die of Lassa fever in Kogi as Ondo doctors debunk ‘fear’ claims
FIIRO DG hasn’t completed PhD, says ICPC
Alleged $15.5m fraud: Judge returns Jonathan’s ex-aide’s case file
Taraba’s oddity
Okada O! Okada
Like Okotie, like Bakare?
House of Representatives broke, says spokesman
Insecurity!
Insecurity: Surprise! Surprise!
Fashola at work
Tinubu, Fashola, Aregbesola, others to be honoured
We use Facebook to recruit members, says ‘cult leader’
Akpabio and Akwa Ibom senatorial re-run
Lawyer arraigned for aiding kidnap suspects escape
Admission fraud: JAMB moves against erring varsities
We lost over N2 billion to fire, say Anambra traders
Trump’s and Netanyahu’s folly AM
Group backs Okada, Keke ban
Man arrested for ‘attempting to kill wife’
Scam in Biafra agitation process
Sanwo-Olu urges firms to empower youths in communities hosting oil exploration
Valentine: ‘Don’t compromise safety’
Intolerable poverty
Justice Olayinka bows out of Lagos judiciary
Spurious visa ban
Man burns son’s buttocks, fingers for ‘stealing’ boiled fish
Six pilgrims killed in Osun crash
How I escaped imprisonment, by retired Supreme Court Justice
Guard shot as gunmen kidnap ex-ABU VC’s daughter in Zaria
Nigeria jaga jaga crooner quizzed for ‘assault’ on landlord
Police confirm abduction of supermarket owner in Benue
Ogun urges developers on due process
Firm delivers 500 units of homes in Lagos
Hazard-positioning and lane discipline
Fire guts settlement in Kogi
UK agency partners FERMA
Chinese ‘sodomise’ colleague in Lagos
Coscharis offers discounts on Valentine’s sales
Toyota closes China plants over coronavirus
All-new Kia Sorento to make debut in Geneva
Foundation offers $100,000 grant to MEDIC
Lagos warns residents over ‘free bus distribution’
Ecobank trains women entrepreneurs
FCMB takes SMEs empowerment programme to Ogun
Polaris Bank unveils SurePadi
CBN commits 18m Chinese Yuan to Letters of Credit
International Breweries, Abbey Mortgage Bank list N166.8b shares
‘ETFs viable investment options’
CSCS attracts investors to OTC equity market
Four insurers seek N20b as recapitalisation race thickens
SUNU promotes staff for productivity 1:08 AM
‘Industry built on solid foundation’
Linkage Assurance grows profit
Fight against rate cutting gathers momentum
Winners share $5000 in Infinix challenge
‘Technology’s blocking agric wastages’
Lagos estate rejects brothel
NLC faults Finance Act over excessive taxation
DisCos hike pre-paid meters cost on VAT raise
Global feed output to dip
Investors fly to safety in big banks ahead of audited results
USSD charges: we will deploy 9mobile model, says NCC chief
‘Pensioners over 60 will get free ride in Lagos’
Celebrating Kayode Fayemi at 55
Akinwunmi ‘AAA’ @ 60: Celebrating a defender of the poor
Orji: I have no governorship ambition in 2023
Zulum’s exemplary leadership in Borno
Much Ado about Tarkwa Bay eviction
Strengthening the ease of doing business in Nigeria
Cash reserve policy takes N855b off banks’ vaults
Lawyer sues Buhari’s daughter for ‘illegal’ use of presidential aircraft
Alleged $15.5m fraud: Judge returns Jonathan’s ex-aide’s case file
Edo 2020: Our accord still stand – APC
APC lacks knowledge of good governance-Oyo PDP
Ex-militant leader lambasts politicians for pressure on Lyon
Northern Governors Forum congratulates Gov. Fayemi @ 55
Edo 2020: Five mini-stadia ready for National Sports Festival
Tinubu, Fashola, Aregbesola, others to be honoured
Lawyer arraigned for aiding kidnap suspects escape
We lost over N2 billion to fire, say Anambra traders

The Punch

Amotekun personnel: South-West govs to write IG for gun licence
Buhari has failed Nigerians, say northern elders
We’ll no longer watch our people being slaughtered — Ohanaeze
Northern govs, CNG clash over Operation Shege Ka Fasa
APC and Buhari’s sickening logic
FIIRO DG did not complete PhD, says ICPC
Bar owner stabs footballer to death in Lagos
Six worshippers die in Osun crash
Nigerian hospitals now mortuaries under Buhari, says Falana
Man burns five-year-old son’s buttocks, mouth over fish
FG’s lukewarm attitude fuelling insecurity, CAN alleges
The budget, policy and the automobile sector
Police hunt for OOU law graduate’s kidnappers
North’s out-of-school children population disheartening – Aisha Buhari
Convicted army officer escapes from Abuja court
Coronavirus: Reps trivialising our ordeals, say Nigerians in China
Pharmacist beats Imo APC chieftain to death
Lawyer arraigned for allegedly aiding kidnapper’s escape
Police hunt for OOU law graduate’s kidnappers
Convicted army officer escapes from Abuja court
Abuja IDPs get eye drugs, tests over rising infections
Police arraign suspected bandit in Katsina
NBBF hails Buhari, Dare after D’Tigress Olympic qualification
Para-powerlifting: Uboh-Idris silent on resignation
Badminton: BFN stranded, may miss Olympic qualifiers
Obaseki using violence to secure APC gov ticket – Oshiomhole’s ally
Oshiomhole’s loyalist alleges plans to arrest him
Deregistration of 74 political parties by INEC
PDP congress: Fayose, Olujimi return to the trenches
E-banking: Standard Chartered drives tech with $3bn
Ecobank trains female entrepreneurs in digital marketing
High interest rates top business constraints, says CBN
FG to begin mechanised farming in 632 LGAs
Mobile payments rise 184% to reach N828bn
39,946 employees have life insurance cover – PenCom
Interim coach still in charge – MFM
Alleged car theft: My lawyer advised me to keep quiet, says Iyanya
Our challenges, fears treating Lassa fever patients – Doctors
Nigeria’s memorial sites of neglect, eyesore
Jumia deploys data to address Nigeria’s logistics challenges
HP drives innovation, unveils new PC
FG’ll leverage emerging technologies for transformation, says minister
Telecom infrastructure driving financial services – Danbatta
EDITORIAL: AfDB’s bleak economic outlook for 2020
The budget, policy and the automobile sector
The tortoise and the palm tree (1)
Why palm wine is good for you

ThisDay

Northern Govs Reject Regional Security Outfit, Shege Ka Fasa
NNPC Records 16% Increase in Gas Supply for Power Generation
Passengers Stranded at Lagos Airport as BA Cancels Flight over Storm in London
Alleged Financial Infractions: Banks to Refund N112.82bn to Imo
Stock Brokers Must Reinvent to Stay Afloat, Says Economic Council Chair
‘AfCFTA Holds Key to Africa’s Economic Transformation’
FG Warns against Use of Windows 7 Powered Devices
Kwara to Distribute 50,000 Cocoa Seedlings to Farmers
Equities Market Sheds N239bn on Continuing Profit-taking
Aig-Imoukhuede: Our Own Global Citizen
CBN Injects $218.41m, CNY 18m into Forex Market
Moghalu Urges FG to Make Nnewi Manufacturing Hub of Nigeria
Sanusi: FG Must Protect Domestic Airlines
FMBN Engages Kano State on NHF Scheme
GTBank Urges FG to Introduce Structural Reforms
Ecobank Holds Digital Training for Female Entrepreneurs
NAHCO Restates Commitment to Upscaling Agric Exports
Experts Urges FG to Expand Agricultural Programmes
Groups to Boost Women Participation in Fertilizer Value Chain
FAO Seeks Support to Fight Desert Locust Upsurge
United Capital Expands Operations, Gets New Head Office
FG Plan Agric Industrial Parks
Stanbic to Hold Youth Leadership Forum
SHOPRITE Creates Breast Cancer Awareness
FSDH Merchant Bank Forecasts 2.5% GDP Growth for Nigeria in 2020
Insurers Pay N648.16bn Claims in Five Years
As CBN Ramps Up Anchor Borrowers’ Programme
Meristem Securities Projects Positive 2020 for Stock Market
House Seeks More Funds to Enhance Efficiency
Rewane: Coronavirus will Hurt Nigeria-China Trade
Presidency: Northern Elders’ Forum Lacks Credible Membership
Senate Committee Meets NSA, Service Chiefs Today over Insecurity
My Parents Never Knew I Could Survive Infancy, Says Fayemi
Police Arrest More Ansaru Terrorists, Nab Attackers of Emir of Potiskum
SERAP Drags FG, Cross River to ECOWAS Court over Agba Jalingo’s Trial
NLC Suspends Strike in Niger
Police Arrest Chinese Men for Sodomy
Oyo PDP Chieftain Cries out over Alleged Attempt on His Life
Probe Recent Violent Attacks on People’s Homes, APC Chieftain Tells Obaseki
INEC’S DE-REGISTRATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES
Can PDP Overturn the Existing State of Affairs in Ondo?
EDITORIAL: THE TICKING DEBT BOMB
Army Plans to Raid Hotels in Umuahia, Says Nnamdi Kanu
Gunmen Kidnap Ex-ABU VC’s Daughter
We Are Winning War against Lassa Fever in Edo, Says Commissioner
Herdsmen Have Taken over Our Land, Delta Monarch Cries out
Osun Accident Claims 10 Lives
Yobe Gov Advocates New Strategies to End Boko Haram
Boko Haram Insurgents Now Fleeing War Zone, Says Ndume

Daily Trust

Crisis brews at ABU as council asks VC to leave
Kaduru: Civilians aiding terrorists — Police
We can’t subsidise UN mandate with AU Peace Fund — Buhari
Service chiefs must go, Reps insist
6 killed in Osun road accident
HoCSF tasks permanent secretaries on professionalism
Man, 22, fingered as ‘Supreme Leader’ of dreaded Lagos cult
Man inflicts injuries on son over theft of fish
Ex-banker arrested over attempt to stab wife to death
Police bust cult gang, arrest 22 in Imo
Man seats own son in hot pan for ‘stealing’ fish
Buratai on insurgency war: We’re not constrained by manpower, equipment (+ video)
Insecurity: Reps insists Service Chiefs must go
AU peace fund can’t be used to subsidize UN mandate – Buhari
Delisting: Don advocates 5 political parties
Ekiti APC, Fayose bicker over dualisation of road
APC, group laud Ajimobi’s nomination as dep. national chair
Lobi Stars reclaim top spot as MFM scorch Pillars 3-1 in Lagos
Oshoala helps Barca clinch maiden Women’s Super Cup
Quadri, Meshref lead table tennis stars to 2020 ITTF Africa top 16 Cup
Nigeria will get first tranche of $3bn loan soon – World Bank
Jan-Dec budget cycle catalyst for economic growth – Acting HoS
We may set new minimum aircraft requirements for operators – NCAA
2 Chinese nationals in police net over sex with male colleague
Ekiti CP warns landlords on harbouring criminals
Youth corps members provide free healthcare services to rural dwellers in Osun
45 years on the throne
That Africa may rise again
Fayemi @ 55 and his birthday challenge
Edo: Politicide or Political Renaissance?
Editorial: Post Brexit Britain and Nigeria
That ban on US immigrant visa
Lessons from Maryam Sanda’s murder conviction
Leaked nude video: Maryam Booth vows to sue ex-lover as Deezell demands apology
EU’s “5G toolbox” has Huawei on the crosshairs
Nigeria gets emergency alert app against kidnapping, others
‘Why robotics education should be embraced by Nigerians’
Why crime rate is rising — Wabba
Labour in Niger calls off strike over minimum wage
How to increase wheat production, by experts
Reps threaten to withold YABATECH 2020 budget allocation
OAU power plant ready soon – Minister

The Sun

Explosion: Victims sue NNPC, AGF, others
2023: PDP leaders battle for control of state chapters
APC chair, Oshiomhole may destroy Nigeria -Primate Olabayo
Buhari hails ECOWAS for mobilising own funds to tackle terrorism
APC government may be using Fr Mbaka –Primate Olabayo
What ’ll end my rift with Emir Sanusi –Ganduje
Constitution amendment: ACF, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, SANs, others fight over state police, devolution of power
Ekiti, NDI, others unite to fight gender inequality
I won’t impose anybody on Rivers –Wike
Oyo reunites rehabilitated mentally-challenged woman with family
Ekiti APC to Fayose: Account for N400m earmarked for Ado-Akure Road
Dickson commissions Bayelsa airport today
Nigerians should protect integrity of judiciary –Adeniran
Oyo APC lacks knowledge of good governance –PDP
… Party declares readiness for LG poll in Ondo
NIPCO names new MD, COO, others to drive expansion
DFID, FCA to collaborate with SEC on Fintech
Nigerian banks spent N200 billion in 2019 to prevent cyberattacks
Coronavirus, new VAT regime hit Nigeria’s stock market
Huawei to launch Digital Oilfield IOT Solution at NIPS 2020
2020 GTB Lagos Polo: Lieghton Saopolo wins Oba of Lagos Cup
Nantes coach: Moses Simon ‘poison’ to defenders
2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour: Amusan, Brume shine in Torun
Teacher Nkanang: Dead yet alive
The Lagos gym
There’s hope in this Uzodinma
When you look around you, what do you see? …Your environment
We say no to killings
Cancer should not kill us
NCP: Time for facts, science and solidarity
The Lagos gym
Delta community raises the alarm, alleges siege by herdsmen
2 Chinese arrested for sodomy in Lagos

The Guardian

Inter win thrilling Milan derby to move top of Serie A
Leveraging capital market potential to accelerate growth
Pardon lPOB leader to bury father, Ohanaeze begs Buhari
Drama in Ondo court as alleged killer of doctors feigns illiteracy
Ajimobi’s government not architect of modern Oyo, says Makinde
Ekiti APC accuses Fayose of mismanaging N400m for road
Shun division, sectionalism, Dickson tells Nigerian leaders
Masari decries rip-off in Dangote’s N10b grant to women
MFM end Pillars’ unbeaten run as Lobi Stars regain top position
Fury addresses injury fear as Pulev dismisses venue for Joshua fight
Leighton Saopolo wins Oba of Lagos Cup as Majekodunmi Cup takes center stage
Olarinoye lauds Abdulrasaq on Kwara Sport Festival
NBBF thanks Buhari, Dare, fans over D’Tigress Tokyo 2020 qualification
Training course for coaches heralds NRFF’s 2020 programme
Edo APC faction opposes parallel primaries as Ize-Iyamu mulls endorsement
No respite in sight for Jalingo after 168 days in prison
Group urges Rivers assembly to pass 35% affirmative action policy into law
Daniel Arap Moi: A ruthless dictator
Coronavirus: It’s time for facts, science and solidarity
The trouble with the North
‘If you no get money, hide your face!’
‘Women above 30 years susceptible to breast, cervical cancers’
How poor quality diets raise death risk
Why protein-rich high fibre diets cause bloating
Exposure to diesel exhaust particles associated with pneumococcal disease

News Headlines Feb 9, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 9, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

While I was away
Xraying the Buhari presidency
Forgive one another for peace – Lalong urges farmers, herders
SS3 pupil wins spelling Bee
Ogbeme: New art, new temper, new season
Corps member produces, donates 100 school bags to pupils in Katsina
‘Our alertness has helped us avoid Lassa fever’
Stakeholders seek security outfit for South-south
‘PRP battle ready to relegate APC, PDP in 2023’
Panic in Ekiti as explosion rocks governor’s office
Ogoke-Ejiogu: Like black diamond, I shine under pressure
Democratic Iowa caucus – a profile in elite dishonesty
Order Obaseki to rebuild my hotel
Josh Okogie: Going to Tokyo 2020 will be awesome
Eko excel: Charting a new path for public schools
Bandit attacks: Shinkafi demands Yari’s arrest in petition to IGP, DSS, others
Okada regrets
Lanre Da Silva Ajayi: Making my debut with Dolce and Gabbana was priceless
Coronavirus: China in mass arrest of sufferers
A Trumpian anti-globalist age with deep globalist foundations – cautionary tales
Rich Nigerians to pay more tax
The State of Insecurity… Edified
Three killed, several injured in renewed bandits attack in Niger
Insecurity: South-East governors to harmonise ‘Forest Guard’ model today
Amotekun’s challenge and the dilemma of the Yoruba race
The more, the fairer
Keying profitably into FG’s ‘community policing’2
2023: PDP in secret moves to reconcile govs, others
What’s on my mind?
1995 ‘coup’: How Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Gwadabe were maltreated—Ex-EFCC chairman
EFCC quizzes another ex-gov, sons over ‘N150b fraud’
Amotekun: Southwest states ratify legal framework
‘Lagos SIP will prepare students for intellectually mature life’
Ooni’s wife, others speak against female genital mutilation
Ondo bank robbery: Community mourns death of victims
Life more abundant (2)
Snapsong 89: The Harmattan
Lagos equips armed security personnel, others with mechanisms to avert disaster
Speak up against extra judicial killings, NOPRIN tells FG
Adebukola Obafunso: My success wasn’t by luck
Valentine’s Day style!
Insecurity: Service Chiefs not our main problem – Stan Labo
Hana’s Top Ten
Imo: Can Uzodinma’s ‘shared prosperity’ allay economic fears?
Bayelsans need to apologise to Sylva over injustice – Okah
Non-compliant importers fall victim of SONCAP
PDP: Zoning as Secondus’ litmus test
Police charge Iyanya with car theft
EFCC quizzes another ex-gov, sons over ‘N150b fraud’
Amotekun: Southwest states ratify legal framework
PDP: Zoning as Secondus’ litmus test
Imo: Can Uzodinma’s ‘shared prosperity’ allay economic fears?
Bayelsans need to apologise to Sylva over injustice – Okah
APC gives Abia 3 months ultimatum to hold LG polls
Lagosians react to 2020 Lagos marathon race
BREAKING: David Bamasai Tumo wins 2020 Lagos City Marathon
PHOTOS: 2020 Lagos City Marathon
Non-compliant importers fall victim of SONCAP
Forex: CBN injects $218.41m, CNY 18m into retail secondary market
‘Lagos must embrace integrated multi-modal transport system’
Union Bank’s recapitalisation: Supreme Court orders fresh hearing of aggrieved shareholders’ suit
FIRS targets N8.5trn revenue in 2020
First Bank to partner Osun in Mining
‘Lagos SIP will prepare students for intellectually mature life’

ThisDay

Maryam Babangida Lives On…As IBB’s Daughter Unites Aisha Buhari, Patience Jonathan, Other Ex-First Ladies to Honour Late Mum
EFCC Investigates Theodore Orji, Son for Alleged Diversion of N551bn
Majek and the Death of Protest Music
Impact of Coronavirus on Global Air Travel
Agabi: Supreme Court Can Redeem Its Image in Ihedioha’s Case
Adeyemi Urges FG to Build Border Wall to Prevent Insurgency
Makinde Faults Ajimobi’s Architect of Modern Oyo Claim
Now That Ihedioha Has Returned to the S’Court
Leah Sharibu: All Have Failed Thee!
N’Assembly Service Chiefs, IGP Partner over Insecurity
AbdulRasaq AbdulRahman at 60: Bringing Humility into Governance
Ibrahimovic, Moses Set to Feature as Milan, Inter Clash in Derby
Nwankwo Nets Late Winner for Crotone; Nwakaeme on Target For Trabzonspor
With ‘Growth Board’ Comes Good Deals for SMEs
Oil Workers Take Battle to GE
Transcorp Hilton: Equal Parts Business and Pleasure
Cuisine across Continents at Eko Hotel on Valentine’s Day
Police, Okada Riders’ Clashes Vindicate Lagos
Fayemi at 55: Pondering the Challenge of His Age
A ‘Prayer Walk’ Long in Coming
How Feasible Is the Igbo Presidency?
Ugwuanyi’s Giant Strides in Eight Months
Who is Jesus and What is the Trinity?
Coronavirus Fears Keeps Ighalo Away from Man United Camp
Cuisine across Continents at Eko Hotel on Valentine’s Day

The Punch

Don’t delay Amotekun bill, South-West Assemblies urge govs
Nollywood movies promoting money rituals, encouraging kidnapping – Fashola
‘Why Buhari didn’t act on NASS resolution to sack service chiefs’
Visa-on-arrival policy’ll aid influx of terrorists into Nigeria — Ex-DG, NIIA, Prof Akinterinwa
Marriage overrated, not an achievement – Mercy Aigbe
How I stopped Eagles from playing alamala football – Pinnick
Ekiti explosion: Police begin investigation
Four army officers jailed 10 years for torturing corporal to death
Residents storm Lagos Marathon, protest okada, tricycle ban
Man, 50, impregnates 13-year-old stepdaughter in Ogun
Deregistration of 74 political parties by INEC
Police nab 22 suspected cultists, recover guns
Septuagenarian seeks justice for doctor son killed by motorist
Finance Act: Rich Nigerians to pay more taxes, says FIRS
2023: We’re ready for APC, PDP, says PRP
CORONAVIRUS FEARS! United axe Ighalo from Spain training camp
Merson: Ighalo may cost Solskajer United job
Oshiomhole causing violence to provoke declaration of emergency rule — Obaseki’s aide
Akeredolu doesn’t deserve second term — Kekemeke
PDP congress: Fayose, Olujimi return to the trenches
Obaseki using violence to secure APC gov ticket – Oshiomhole’s ally
Airlines fear flight shaming may hurt business
Coscharis readies couples’ test-drive, others for Valentine’s Day
Bhojsons Powerhub seeks to improve energy efficiency
Total pension assets rise to N10.22tn
Bike hailing services ban and impact on the ecosystem
BPE disobeying Supreme Court to hold on to ALSCON – Jaja
We rejected police N20,000 after they shot my daughter – Shobukola, father of SS2 pupil hit by stray bullet
I’m dying, I need N13m for liver cancer surgery — Danture, journalist
Newcastle, Hertha, monitor Simon
Society should reduce pressure on women to get married – Beverly Naya
Nuhu, Danja, Sadau, others stand with Maryam Booth amidst nude video controversy
Force-feeding infants significant cause of death from choking in Nigeria — Expert
The anatomy of a health crisis
EDITORIAL,: ASUU: FG should not compromise on IPPIS
Why palm wine is good for you
Abacha builds Buhari a bridge
Kayode Fayemi: Celebrating a quintessential statesman@55
What’s funny about the Lagos ‘keke’ ban?

Daily Trust

Bello, Onoja: As crack emerges between Kogi’s ‘Siamese twins’
Nigerian masses in difficult times – Sultan
NAF honours slain personnel
3 killed, 50 injured as bandits attack Niger
PRP ready to beat APC, PDP in 2023 – Bello
Borno gov. promotes Igbo teacher
That ban on US immigrant visa
Anambra SEMA alerts on heavy rains, flooding
Gunmen storm ex-ABU VC’s house, seize daughter
Och’Idoma advocates 2-year NYSC programme
SEC: Tightening the noose on ‘Ponzi’ schemes
2023: PRP ready to relegate APC, PDP, other – Falalu Bello
Container falls on female passerby in Lagos
Lawyer drags Hanan Buhari to court for using presidential jet, seeks N2m
3 killed, 50 injured in another bandits attack in Niger
Bello, Onoja: As crack emerges between Kogi’s ‘Siamese twins’
Nigerian masses in difficult times – Sultan
NAF honours slain personnel
Anxiety as INEC de-registers 74 parties
APC must unite for victory in Ondo guber – Otaloro
Why I resigned as Para Power-lifting Federation president – Queen
Lagos Polo: Majekodunmi Cup 2nd stage gallops-off
Patagones emerge 2020 Ylvisaker Cup Champions
Nigeria-China trade suffers as coronavirus limits travel
CBN injects $218.41m, CNY18m
Truck driver in court for dangerous driving, swerving into Osinbajo’s motorcade
Abacha builds Buhari a bridge
Much ado about Nigeria’s corruption ranking
Moi’s mysterious rungu that symbolised his 24-year rule
Trump fires two persons who witnessed against him at impeachment trial
Police bust cult gang in Imo, arrest 22 suspects
Editorial
That ban on US immigrant visa
Merry Men 2 gives my acting career new milestone – Ufuoma McDermott
How to increase wheat production, by experts
Turkey to invest N5.4b in Nigerian agriculture – FG
Anambra to set up 3 fish villages

The Sun

Nigeria running unwieldy, dangerous system –Prof Remi Sonaiya, KOWA presidential candidate
American dies of coronavirus in China, 5 Britons infected
Gunmen kidnap ABU ex-VC’s daughter in Zaria
Amotekun: Southwest Attorney-Generals conclude work on draft bills
Trouble for T.A Orji as EFCC traces billions of Naira to son’s account
Ogun: Man, 50, defiles, 13-yr-old stepdaughter, aborts pregnancy
Amotekun vs Shege Ka Fasa –Balarabe Musa
Lawmaker donates 250 UTME forms to constituents
Catholic medical doctors raise alarm on dangers of Internet, drug addiction
Enugu govt not building Islamic centre –Archbishop Chukwuma
Ibeto, Chikason, Nnewi business community mourn Ogbuawa
Okonkwo donates trailer-load of cement to rebuild burnt Obosi market
APC chieftain advocates creation of state police
Deregistration of 74 political parties, damage to democracy-Okorie
Why PDP failed 2017 Anambra guber poll – Okonkwo
Zoning returned power to North, so it must rotate –Dan Nwanyanwu
Why Nigeria’s politics is bad –Ned Nwoko
Ministry warns impostors to steer clear off Team Nigeria
Dare lauds Taekwondo team
Tough times made me top star – Shehu Abdullahi
Women coaches count gains from NPFL/LaLiga coaching clinic
Fayemi@55: Okada riders tackle artisans in classic football
Blues tipped to replace Kepa in summer
Messi should finish career at Barca
Neymar rakes in £2.6m-a-month
Marathon: We have tight security for the marathon – CP Odumosu
Ighalo: Man U plans permanent deal
Spanish Super Cup: Oshoala fires Barca Femeni to final
Nigerian workers and falsification of age
Health benefits of peanuts (2)
Re: ABU student returned expensive phone to the owner
Lessons from heartbreak
What your pastor forgot to tell you
Gowon’s war memoirs (4): Today, I am a sad man
Political class has killed Imo charter of equity –Hon. Amajirionwu
Minas Dollz Talk show hosts Lee Cooper and Lydia Culter
American dies of coronavirus in China, 5 Britons infected
Woman loses limb to falling container in Lagos – LASEMA
Soldier kills 20 in shooting rampage in Thailand

The Guardian

Removing a skin tag at home is not recommended – Akinyinka
Experts caution FG on drive for cheaper fuel
God will open your eyes to see your celebration
Fresh gunfire at Thai mall after soldier kills at least 20 in mass shooting
Ex- NNPC boss reels out nine-point agenda to unseat Obasek
Five Britons test positive for coronavirus in France
Insurgency: Nigerian Army debunks report of blockade of Maiduguri-Damaturu Road
Trump defends removal of impeachment witness
Abidal hopes Messi will renew contract with Barcelona
Ighalo to miss United’s trip to Spain
Leeds lose again as Forest, Fulham and Brentford close in
Leverkusen deny Dortmund in seven-goal thriller as Bailey shines
Payet strike helps Marseille strengthen grip on second spot
Barca in turmoil trying to make up for Messi’s lost time
Buhari should expose secret operators who promote terrorism – Rimdan
Fayemi: Hold national Assembly responsible for restructuring not APC NCAA
After Imo, Southeast APC plots to get Anambra
‘ Editorial,: Another Laurel for Okonjo-Iweala at Harvard

News Headlines Feb 8, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 8, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Who should be your next of kin?
At Jos Repertory, theatre builds connections
Students’ body explores dynamics of criticism
Mourinho: I went viral for the wrong reasons
Harbinger of death called anger in relationship (1)
Aguero, Klopp set new premiership record
Sanad, Ethopian Airlines team up to crate MRO centre in Africa
Omokhaye: No serious interest in football development in Nigeria
Hi-Impact’s N255m luxury cruise boat for Lagos waters
Oyo: Makinde launches new solid waste management initiative
Lagos not paid derivation fund as oil producing state since 2018, says commissioner
Inter Club Tourney: Lagos Country Club storms Ibadan
Former Nigeria handball player gives back to kids
P.VOO turns around, returning with Galala years after
Berbatov: Ighalo is a natural striker
Group hails cleric for developing Arigidi-Akoko
Sports Minister hails NPFL/LaLiga partnership
Burna Boy is my role model –Malique
Imo wrestler dies in training
Empowerment: APC Rep advises beneficiaries
TheWorkBooth launches third edition
OQT: ‘We won’t change our identity against Serbia’
It’s Bob Marley again!
Council boss gives free UTME forms to 150 indigent students.
Glory, glory Odion Ighalo
EAC chair, others for Globalview Capital retreat
Researchers link pangolin to disease
Justice also matters
Coronavirus: WHO supports Nigeria with diagnostic tools
Group urges N/Delta to create security outfit
Union Bank’s recapitalisation: Supreme Court orders fresh hearing of aggrieved shareholders’ suit
…stop living in denial, self -praise, PDP tells Buhari
Redeemer’s varsity matriculates 788
Security experts warn over pressure to sack service chiefs
Supreme Court refuses to unfreeze Abacha’s accounts in Switzerland, UK, others
Toxicologist raises the alarm over decline in men’s fertility
Anambra 2021: PDP goes spiritual
More than N400m lost as fire guts 30 shops in Nnewi market
FIRS moves to block $10bn tax leak by multinationals
600 benefit from Catholic priest free medical outreach in Nnewi
Truck driver in court for swerving into VP’s motorcade
INEC reads riot act to Edo, Ondo politicians
Grant Nnamdi Kanu pardon to attend Father’s burial, Ohaneze youths tell Buhari
Kano governor disowns Operation Shege Ka Fasa
Ex-Ebonyi SSG’s wife arraigned for murder, forgery
Why I can’t interfere in Ganduje, Emir of Kano dispute —Buhari
Transition: committee presents report on Dickson’s performance
Sacked lawmaker returns National Assembly property
NDDC headquarters to be ready in three months, says Akpabio
How fraudulent contractors almost ruined NDDC — Acting MD
Insecurity: Go after hate preachers, Sultan tells Christian, Muslim leaders
PDP postpones Edo LGA congresses
Rivers APC crisis: Aguma attacks Amaechi
Day bubble burst in Benue community
Don’t be intimidated by other arms of govt, Wike tells judiciary
Our nightmares, our joy
Lassa Fever: Abuja market authorities fumigate Wuse Market, others
Abiodun reverses 75 coronet obas appointed by Amosun
Police charge Iyanya with car theft
Madam Ojeriakhi for burial
Our deadly exploits – notorious robbery suspects
RCCG pastor donates N2.5million laptops to blind students
IGP recalls Kaduna forest battle
LASG appeals for cooperation over expansion of Ikotun roundabout
Death in Benue communities: Strange disease not Lassa fever, says minister
LASG and commercial motorcycle, tricycle restrictions
Speaking truth to power
Necessary end of an era in Lagos
NDDC: The fear of forensic audit is now the beginning of wisdom
Why senators scramble for membership of Constitution Review Committee
Another senator’s nude photo goes viral
Synergy, indignation and intolerance
Politics, road violence and security
Insecurity: Where do we go from here?
Edo APC’s perilous journey to poll
Reality show, ‘Date My Family Nigeria’, berths
Film outfit set to release epic flick ‘Ogoso’
Group calls for more support for animation industry
DeeDee Records to honour Nigerian talents
MARTHA SET TO DROP DEBUT ALBUM
Naomi Campbell honoured with Advocacy Award in New York
Yemi Alade, Angélique Kidjo mingle again
DJ Turbo D speaks on upcoming concert
Davido takes wife on desert tou
BIODUN OKEOWO shows her backside
Demand for sex has wrecked most Nollywood practitioners –Yul Edochie
I DIDN’T ENJOY MY FAME – TERRY G
Fear of dying from dementia
‘I thought I would be a fisherman in Madeira’
Behold Stylish female CEOs
‘How poverty drew me into philanthropy’
THE TRICK I USED TO HOOK MY HAUSA WIFE IN LONDON —Socialite-cum-bizman Wale Osiyemi
Testimony day for Jakande’s ex-spokesman in Lagos
PANIC as mentally ill persons prowl Warri streets, highways
Mourinho: I went viral for the wrong reasons
Aguero, Klopp set new premiership record
Omokhaye: No serious interest in football development in Nigeria
Inter Club Tourney: Lagos Country Club storms Ibadan
Former Nigeria handball player gives back to kids
‘Lagos must embrace integrated multi-modal transport system’
Union Bank’s recapitalisation: Supreme Court orders fresh hearing of aggrieved shareholders’ suit
FIRS targets N8.5trn revenue in 2020
First Bank to partner Osun in Mining
Firm clears air on ‘Best Foods’ acquisition
More than N400m lost as fire guts 30 shops in Nnewi market
Police raise alarm over influx of motorcyclists into Ekiti
Protest as ‘reckless’ driver kills woman in Ekiti
Polish Church ordered to pay damages to victim of paedophile priest
Edo re-certifies 300 cooperatives to check scams
Council boss gives free UTME forms to 150 indigent students.
Redeemer’s varsity matriculates 788
Obaseki seeks improved access to education to tackle female genital mutilation
P.VOO turns around, returning with Galala years after
Burna Boy is my role model –Malique
TheWorkBooth launches third edition
It’s Bob Marley again!
Reality show, ‘Date My Family Nigeria’, berths
Film outfit set to release epic flick ‘Ogoso’

The Punch

Visa restrictions: FG, US officials to hold crucial negotiation next week
I’ll intervene in Ganduje, Sanusi rift if… – Buhari
Terror group worse than Boko Haram may emerge, says Sultan
Kidnappers killed Nnadi after getting ransom, I pray God forgives them –Raphael, twin brother of slain Kaduna seminarian
Iyabo Ojo opens can of worms on ‘colleague’
Man O’War official kills colleague over N1,000 debt
FIRS moves to block $10bn tax leakage by multinationals
Man remanded in prison for defrauding MTN of N141m
Thief defiles 10-year-old girl after stealing mother’s phone, money
Fire outbreaks: God said we haven’t seen anything yet – Adeboye
Stop transmitting sensitive information through Windows 7 – Minister
Visa restrictions: FG, US officials to hold crucial negotiation next week
How to have baby-making sex
We upgraded our operations after collecting Ak-47 from policeman – Robbery suspect
Family kicks as soldier kills policeman with anti-aircraft gun in Borno
Council boss denies appointing 118-year-old woman aide
PDP, ADC attack Buhari over improved security claims
How often should couples have sex in a week?
Fake army captain caught with stolen vehicles
Internet fraudsters jailed two years
Kidnappers free two kids in Kaduna after killing mum
Police arrest 992, recover 60 cars in Abuja
Lagos records four fire incidents in two hours
Crime: Police worried over influx of okada riders in Ekiti
Ighalo placed under special fitness program by United
I like Wenger because of his nose –Liz Anjorin
Warburton tells Eze, Osayi-Samuel to score more goals
More deregistered parties tackle INEC as Falana, IPAC disagree
Rivers APC collapsing under Amaechi – Aguma
Raging battle over Oyo council leadership takeover
Ondo 2020 : ADC has no candidate, says Rep
FIRS moves to block $10bn tax leakage by multinationals
Nigerian airlines, others recorded demand increase in 2019 – IATA
FMN boosts logistics, gives top distributors delivery trucks
Group advises FG to relocate 15,000 containers from Apapa
VAT on calls: Meet FIRS, minister tells subscribers
I get scared but know Lassa fever patients need me – Abimbola, Ogun doctor treating disease
My defection to APC didn’t violate constitution – Chiji, state Assembly Speaker
It’s challenging writing about Nigeria from outside –Unigwe, award-winning author
Warburton tells Eze, Osayi-Samuel to score more goals
Abeid: Simon is very important to Nantes
I was so serious men didn’t bother asking me out — Gomina, IBB varsity best graduate
Ibru’s name didn’t open doors for me – Elvina, daughter
I was once told to vacate seat for star actor – Motunrayo Oluwakemi
2Baba, Niniola, Timaya others to spend Valentine’s Day with Patoranking
Season of unease as countries battle deadly diseases
Okada/tricycle ban: Commuters groan as operation of LAGOS new ferries suffers delay
10 ways to make Valentine memorable for your lover

ThisDay

I Won’t Interfere in Ganduje-Sanusi Feud, Doing so is Unlawful, Says Buhari
With N8.5tn Revenue Target, FIRS Moves to Block N3tn Tax Leakages
Apex Court Declines to Unfreeze Foreign Accounts Belonging to Abacha Family
S’Court Affirms 12-Year Jail Term for Taraba Ex-Gov Nyame
Two Killed, Houses Razed, Hundreds Displaced As Tivs, Jukuns Restart Fight
Border Closure: Tambuwal Urges Buhari to Summon Stakeholders
Police Arrest Two for Treating, Supplying Drugs to Bandits in Niger
Wamakko Begins Disbursement of N317.7m to 1,176 Orphans
My Candid Opinion on the Okada Brouhaha in Lagos
Air Strikes Decimate Insurgents, Destroy ISWAP Hideout, Says NAF
Don’t Be Intimidated by Other Arms of Govt, Wike Tells Judiciary
Outage: Katsina, TCN Sign MoU to Boost Power Supply
Insecurity: Stop Living in Denial, Self-praise, PDP Cautions Buhari
House Probes Agric Ministry over $1bn Donor Assisted Agricultural Project Funds
Kia Sorento Lead 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Today
CFAO Offers Trade-in of Used, Tokunbo Suzuki Car for Brand New One
Hyundai to Halt Production Because of Coronavirus
Tackling Resurgence of Banditry in Katsina
TAPAN Demands Resignation of INEC Chairman over Non-payment of Ad-hoc Staff Adedayo
Makinde Launches New Solid Waste Management Initiative
S’ West APC Denies Endorsing Ajimobi as National Deputy Chair
UNICEF Bemoans High Rate of Female Genital Mutilation in Imo, Ebonyi
Buhari Departs for AU Meeting in Ethiopia
House Probes Agric Ministry over $1bn Donor Assisted Agricultural Project Funds
Nissan-Stallion Group Set Out Fun Day for Children of Charitable Homes
Mitsubishi L200 is new Pick-up of the Year
ASHON Reconstitutes Council, Awaits NSE’s Demutualisation
Kimberley-Clark Enters with New Diapering Solution
Cadbury Woos Consumers with TomTom Freshlime
SMEs Operators Laud First Bank on Initiative
Hypo Begins Nationwide Campaign against Lassa Fever

Daily Trust

Lagos trudges in agony after Okada, Keke ban
From okada rider to car owner: How ban changed Sandra’s life
118-year-old accepts appointment, says she’ll operate from home
Why I won’t interfere in Ganduje/Sanusi feud – Buhari
N1.6bn fraud: S/Court affirms Nyame’s 12-year jail term
IGP: More troubles await Ansaru group, bandits
FG orders forensic audit of NDDC
Kaduna doctor’s children regain freedom
Power sector corruption killing SMEs—Report
Police arrest fake army captain, 5 others for child trafficking
118-year-old accepts appointment, says she’ll operate from home
Will Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s feud affect APC’s chances in Edo guber?
Nigeria-China trade suffers as coronavirus limits travel
Ondo bank robbery: four policemen, bank guard killed as AIG, CP visit scene
Insecurity: IGP reads riot act to Ansaru group, bandits, says more trouble awaits them
Insecurity: Stop living in denial, self-praise, PDP cautions Buhari
Buhari meets Ganduje, Reps’ Majority leader, other Kano delegation
Ighalo’s chance to live his dream at ‘Theatre of Dreams’
Uhunoma Emwiobaiwi: I got into powerlifting because I love to carry weight
Lampard fights the Chelsea board
CBN injects $218.41m, CNY18m
FIRS targets N8.5trn revenue in 2020
Truck driver in court for dangerous driving, swerving into Osinbajo’s motorcade
Man in court for allegedly stealing brother-in-law’s car worth 12m
Ogun: Gov Abiodun demotes 75 Obas appointed by Amosun
RE: ELEGY FOR YOUSUF DEEDAT
Much ado about Nigeria’s corruption ranking
Improved access to assets declaration: A way forward in Nigeria
When silence is no longer golden
Pope pronounces decision on married priests Feb. 12
White House confirms killing of leader of al-Qaeda in Yemen
Nigeria slashes visa fees for U.S. citizens
Ondo bank robbery: four policemen, bank guard killed as AIG, CP visit scene
Police arrest fake army captain, 5 suspects for child trafficking
Troops in hot chase of remnant of B/Haram terrorists – Army
Editorial: Lessons from Maryam Sanda’s murder conviction
Ban on Okada and Keke in Lagos
10 major writing contests to look out for in 2020
5 Nigerian football stars known for their exotic cars
AMVCA7: Complete list of Nominees
7th AMVCAs: Living in Bondage, God Calling lead nominations as voting begins (+FULL LIST)
Farah becomes substantive Director General of NITT
JAMB shuts down 10 CBT centres in Abia
Institute, UK firm partner on enterprise education for youths
Board to candidates: Accept admissions only on JAMB letterhead
Telling lies with hand-phones
Why we mark World Hijab Day with non-Muslims – FOMWAN
Insecurity: Cleric tasks religious leaders on conduct
My studio’s closure, unrelated to registration – Danja
Breaking: N1.6bn fraud: Supreme Court upholds Nyame’s jail term, removes fines
CJN to Governors: Give autonomy to Judiciary to strengthen democratic system

The Sun

Valentine’s Day: Being single makes me angry –Uche Ogbodo
Imo: Ohanaeze backs Uzodinma, warns against further protests
Why I can’t intervene in Ganduje, Emir of Kano’s feud –Buhari
DSS dismisses false report on terrorists movements, attacks on luxury buses
IPOB should not come near Umuahia – CP
Insecurity: Enough is enough –Ayokunle, CAN President
The Emir of Zuru’s bombshell: – Gen. Muhammadu Sami
2 killed, houses burnt in fresh Jukun/Tiv attack
Sokoto Assembly pledges harmonious relationship with Tambuwal
Supreme Court upholds Nyame’s conviction, sets aside all fines
NTDs: The world has abandoned Nigeria, others –FG
2 killed, houses burnt in fresh Jukun/Tiv attack
Our members will storm Abia for Kanu’s parents’ burial –IPOB
FG should allow us bury our parents in peace –Nnamdi Kanu’s family
Insecurity: Service chiefs no more useful, sack them now –Hayab, Kaduna CAN Chairman
Insecurity: Enough is enough –Ayokunle, CAN President
FIRS moves to block $10 billion tax leak by multinationals
Economic group restates commitment to Delta development
FG empowers 310 women with soft loans in Akwa Ibom
Economic Advisory Council Chair, others for Globalview Capital retreat
Forex: CBN injects $218.41m, CNY 18m into retail SMIS
LBA picks 8 for January 2020 awards
YSFON thumbs up Kano State govt
“33” Export hails new Super Eagles’ jerseys
Tokyo 2020 Olympics medal hopeful gets boost
Mickelson says he won’t accept special exemption into U.S. Open
Dare tips Nigeria to conquer at Para-lifting World Cup
FCT Lawyer’s football league pegs N600,000 cash prize
Nike gets over 3m preorders for Eagles’ new kits
2020 African Wrestling Championship: Team Nigeria wrestlers chase Olympic dream
Osimhen turns ‘gospel preacher’
Ufuoma McDermott sponsors 100 for Merry Men 2
How I got my stage name ‘Mapatricia’ – Singer
Gowon’s war memoirs (4): Today, I am a sad man
Things you do when you are no longer interested in your relationship
Kwara gov, Saraki and Ilorin demolition brouhaha
Dubious, self-serving mentorship
More laurels for Obi and Adichie
How much’s a Nigerian’s life worth?
How Wale Adenuga made me actor –Moshood Mayegun
Gowon’s war memoirs (4): Today, I am a sad man
Withdraw your suit against Uzodinma, Imo monarchs tell Ihedioha
Imo: Ohanaeze backs Uzodinma, warns against further protests

Tribune

‘Ighalo can fill Man Utd’s No.9 void’ – Berbatov wants Nigerian unleashed
Traders, residents lose multi-million naira goods to fire in Lagos
Anthony Joshua’s next fight to hold at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Amidst recent frustration, Lionel Messi set to remain at Barcelona
Coronavirus: WHO to procure diagnostic kits to 20 African countries
‘Unbroken’ shines on Africa Magic’s Showmax
Crowdfunding platform partners NGO to screen 5,000 women on cancer
Coronavirus: WHO to procure diagnostic kits to 20 African countries
Sultan chides Northern elders, says Operation Shege Ka Fasa illegal
Election of new ASUU leaders in LASU irrevocable ― VC
IPAC kicks as INEC deregisters 74 members
‘I am a direct descendant of Giesi ruling house in Ile-Ife’ ― Alapomu
Gombe gov commends NJC for sitting Appeal Court division in his state
CBN injects $218.41m, CNY 18m into retail SMIS
Buhari making false claims on security ― PDP
PDP chieftain empowers Bauchi youths
Corrupt funds: EFCC has not contacted Nwagwu personally ― lawyer
Kogi Court discharges man charged for culpable homicide
Gunmen kidnap law school student, others in Kogi
Defeat at elections shouldn’t be condition for deregistration of parties, ADP tells INEC
I won’t interfere in Ganduje, Sanusi rift ― Buhari
Kidnappers free two children of Kaduna doctor, Philip Ataga, after killing wife
UPDATE: My rift with Emir Sanusi constitutional ― Ganduje
Court acquits three suspected pipeline vandals in Lagos
Ajaokuta resuscitation: Kogi’s Gov Bello visits Russian Ambassador
Insecurity: DSS dismisses reports of terrorists’ movement, attacks on luxury buses in Abuja
Police recruiting volunteers into IGP’s security initiative in Oyo ― CP
UPDATE: Supreme Court affirms former Taraba gov’s conviction
Why Gombe Christians missed 2019 pilgrimage ― Gombe gov
South West APC denies endorsement of Ajimobi as deputy national chairman
Unknown thugs attack APC campaign office in Bauchi
Gunmen kidnap law school student, others in Kogi
Man, 43, docked for allegedly stealing N25,000 from food hawker
Court jails two brothers for internet fraud
FIRS targets N8.5trn revenue in 2020
FG to issue N25bn series III green bond
Stakeholders want CBN’s inclusion of cashew in Anchor Borrowers…
Editorial: IGP’s challenge to governors on insecurity
Nigerian-French citizen, Dawari Horsfall, contests mayoral seat in France
Trump says US forces killed al-Qaida leader Qassim al-Rimi in Yemen
We didn’t promise that we would deliver in 12 months —Senator Tela, Bauchi Dep.
The job of an Alaga Iduro, Ijoko is more spiritual than physical —Olaoluwakitan…
With cooking gas everywhere, kerosene, chacoal sellers lament
How Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau tackled okada menace

The Guardian

Adadevoh shunned: How Nigeria risks Coronavirus!
Three more coronavirus cases found on Japan cruise ship
‘Institutional investors should not think twice before funding women…’
Why i’ll not interfere in Ganduje-Emir Sanusi feud, by Buhari
FG says strange disease in Benue not Lassa Fever
Adekunle, 63, needs financial assistance for cancer treatment
‘UK spent N7bn in five years to tackle poverty, others in Nigeria’
Maintain global credibility with staff welfare, Ngige tasks NSITF
Insecurity: CAN charges government to rise up to its responsibilities
Mikel Obi and FESTAC – An unusual connection!
Nigerian athletes ‘divided’ over competitions in Akure, Ozoro
Jon Jones, Dominick Reyes set to thrill fans on UFC 24
All set for Restoration Cup final
Firm sees Eagles’ new attires as great connection with fans
Rangers, Pillars, Wikki stake unbeaten runs in NPFL matches
‘Insecurity will fizzle out if states allow local councils to function properly’
‘We must tinker with our political system to tackle our challenges’
12 Dos And Don’ts For A Flawless Skin And Face
Terry G… Return Of Akpako Master
Second Coming Of Don Coleone
Lagos Hots Up As Zlatan, Teni, Others Set To Rock Street Foodz Fest Today
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News Headlines Feb 7, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 7, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

UI: our auditor went blind auditing our books
Sultan warns on 50,000 orphaned children
Divisiveness aggravates insecurity
Protests: Governor warns against breach of the peace
Sanwo-Olu urges stakeholders to proffer strategies for job creation
Kwara, Saraki lawyers hold first meeting over Ile Arugbo
LASTMA restates mandate to arrest traffic offenders
BRT operator assures passengers of buses’ maintenance
‘Dismissal of ex-ASUU executive members from LASU subsists’
Senator Florence Ita-Giwa to shut down Lagos
Campaign to deepen financial services
Behind Barrister Yinka Mafe’s mysterious death
Governor: border closure necessary to protect economy
Rachael Salehu’s love for entrepreneurs
Tourism institute seeks enabling law
The other side of Hakeem Muri-Okunola
Suspension of VC’s selection sparks row
Segun Showunmi in celebration mood
Inner Wheel: Ninety-six years of touching lives
Lagos Imam laments ‘alarming insecurity’
How CAN opposed ‘Solution to Terrorism’
Man who killed Uber driver sentenced to death
Ekiti PDP sacks Fayose’s loyalist
Ecobank, Honeywell Group to await verdict on appeals
Eleven ways to boost your fertility
Ogun deputy governor canvasses support
National Assembly okays N728m for cancer treatment
The Nation driver’s son suffers gas explosion
High Court orders forfeiture of ex-Kwara director’s property
Confusion as sacked council chairmen resume
Uyoyou Adia shoots first feature film
HIV/AIDS: LSACA trains deaf, blind persons
Basic Entertainment partners Terry G
‘More cancer awareness will lead to early detection of cases’
Lagos prosecutes 95 persons for crossing highways
‘MyPharmacy to redefine pharmacy’
Oyo LGs: e don beg me?
Revamping Nigeria’s health sector
Judge sues Fed Govt for alleged rights violations
Ihedioha: Supreme Court misled to declare Uzodinma
AY Makun strikes deal with Revolution Plus Property
Fruit of Royalty enters Nigerian market
Saudi Ambassador: World Muslim Congress commiserate with Saudi
Delta hotelier’s son murdered
‘We need govt’s support’
Inspector killed, 13 injured in police raid on terrorists’ camp
NGO empowers community leaders
Yemi Alade features Angelique Kidjo in new song, Shekere
Planting seeds of greatness
Kwara rids Ilorin of illegal motor parks
Ekiti CJ grants amnesty to inmates
Repatriated cash looted by successors, not Abacha, says Al-Mustapha
Ad agencies: navigating the digital challenge
NYSC to ‘mobilise’ corp members for Duke of Edinburgh Award, says minister
INEC fixes Ondo poll for Oct. 10
Tapping into Delta’s agric investment opportunities
Insurgency: 3 jets inducted, 17 coming from U.S.
Moves to enhance growth, food security
OAU suspends another lecturer for alleged sex-for-marks
Buhari: coronavirus, others threaten Nigeria’s economy
Bimbo Ademoye to buy JAMB form for students
Seven die in Osun accident
NUFBTE raises alarm over ports insecurity
NECA Job Fair to tackle unemployment
ASUP seeks conclusion of 2010 agreement
Deputy Governor calls for routine check-up
Symply Tacha launches ‘Pad for every girl’
Robbers kill four in Ondo bank raids
How to boost workers’ productivity
Edo PDP chairmanship: It’s a two-horse race
I’m the most investigated politician, says Mohammed
My desire is to see a female Methodist bishop, says Ladigbolu
‘Herders’ kill man, abduct 17-year-old in Delta
Ondo APC opts for indirect primary
Operation Amotekun renews quest for restructuring
Osinbajo and the lamentation of the Ancient Mariner
13 held for murder, kidnapping in Niger
Oyo Assembly summons OYSIEC boss over 2018 council poll
Doguwa…Powerful everywhere (1)
Kwara and its many secretariats
Our son didn’t die in hotel sex, family tells police in Anambra
Nigeria a political hostage?
Community policing and child care education
Fashola endorses Okada ban
EFCC arrests seven ‘Yahoo boys’ in Rivers, Abia
Why Okada, Keke Marwa had to go
Abacha loot and a plundered country
Olowu dies at 83
Okada: A long overdue restriction
Two remanded for defiling minors
Arthur Nwankwo (1942 – 2020)
Child of necessity
Oyetola releases N550m for retirees’ entitlements, gratuities
My husband beats me, divorce-seeking woman tells court
Concerns over Abuja’s illegal gas vending depots
Who killed Alex Ogbu?
As Abuja moves to sanitise traffic
Lecture in honour of don
Guns, cars recovered as police arrest 13 ‘robbers’ in Kogi
Ganging up against estimated billing
Italy-bound traveller who swallowed cocaine jailed six years
Creating jobs by rethinking the future
Dickson prepares to hand over to Lyon
Group gives FG 21-days to sack, replace Dokubo
UPDATED: FG slashes visa fees for U.S. citizens
Sultan warns on 50,000 orphaned children
Operation Amotekun renews quest for restructuring
Oyo Assembly summons OYSIEC boss over 2018 council poll
Doguwa…Powerful everywhere (1)
‘I’m proud as first Nigerian to play for Man. Utd’
Enyimba face Horoya
Troubled Mikel may quit Trabzonspor
D’Tigers gets new coach for Tokyo 2020
Omotayo fights back at Spanish Open
Fruit of Royalty enters Nigerian market
‘We need govt’s support’
Planting seeds of greatness
Ad agencies: navigating the digital challenge
Tapping into Delta’s agric investment opportunities
Moves to enhance growth, food securityl
Sanwo-Olu urges stakeholders to proffer strategies for job creation
BRT operator assures passengers of buses’ maintenance
‘Dismissal of ex-ASUU executive members from LASU subsists’
Basic Entertainment partners Terry G
AY Makun strikes deal with Revolution Plus Property
Yemi Alade features Angelique Kidjo in new song, Shekere
Bimbo Ademoye to buy JAMB form for students
National Assembly okays N728m for cancer treatment
HIV/AIDS: LSACA trains deaf, blind persons
‘More cancer awareness will lead to early detection of cases’

The Punch

74 parties lose registration, set to battle INEC in court
Some Lagosians on VI have never visited Ikeja –Buhari
Buhari inducts Augusta helicopters, promises to re-equip military
Sultan rubbishes Operation Shege Ka fasa outfit
Policewoman arrested for grabbing mechanic’s genitals
Plateau declares Friday public holiday, celebrates forgiveness day
External debt servicing gulps $1.08bn in nine months — DMO
No true Muslim can kill for God –ACF Secretary
Amotekun: Recruitment forms ready next week, says Akeredolu
What Aisha Buhari buys, what Glo gives
EFCC disobeys court, refuses to release Adoke
Adesina: A barefaced raconteur of spurious narrative
74 parties lose registration, set to battle INEC in court
FG indicts NECO over N7.2bn exam materials scam
Some Lagosians on VI have never visited Ikeja –Buhari
Suspended OAU tutor in our custody –Police
Two varsity students battle genital mutilation in Ebonyi
VAT on calls: Meet FIRS, minister tells subscribers
Buhari, 10 others begin five-day trip to Ethiopia
Dismissed soldier, five others in police net for duping businessman
Robbers kill four in Ondo bank robbery
LASG serves stop-work order on Magodo green-belt buildings
Retiree battles property company, developer, for N5m refund
Missing child: Court returns Ondo pastor to prison
Company guard rescuing robbery victim killed
Police parade fake soldier, 11 robbers in Kogi
Fans divided over new Eagles kits
Joshua’s fight may hold at Tottenham stadium
Musa extends goal drought to 22 games
Warn Nigerians against using paracetamol to cook, Reps tell NAFDAC
Ifeanyi Ubah accuses Uzoh of forgery
Ekiti APC insists on Aluko’s choice for deputy national chair
Court stops Edo PDP congresses
Foreign reserves dropped by $4.47bn in 2019 –CBN
EFCC to probe $8m intercepted by Customs
Ministers, agencies working at cross purposes, advisers tell Buhari
Non-oil export earnings fall by 37.8%
TRCN decries teachers’ poor attitude to qualifying exam
Lawmaker provides free bus shuttle for pupils
Delta promises to address poor infrastructure in schools
Beautiful Wilderness the Musical hits the stage
PEFTI berths in Ibadan as wapTV unveils new drama series
EDITORIAL: Corruption: Nigeria’s declining TI rating
Naija, the beauty; Naija, the beast
High risk epidemics and the pangs of a vulnerable health sector

ThisDay

Ibrahim Obanikoro: I Want to Leave Footprints on People’s Heart
Nigerian Artist Creates Museum Model to Honour Bola Ahmed Tinubu
RCCG Victory House Parish Donates Laptops to Blind Students
HACEY Launches Stop Cut Project in Highest Prevalence States
Yeye Cabaret Set to Celebrate Mothers
Political Parties Kick as INEC Deregisters 74
Lagos Expresses Worries Over High Rate of Work-related Injuries
TEXA2020: Funke Bucknor-Obruthe, Mo Abudu, Others Engage Event Entrepreneurs
Honour for Exemplary Service in Leadership
Let’s Enhance Stability of Nigeria, Lawan Urges Senate
USAID, UBA Seal Deal to Boost Africa’s Trade
FCMB Empowers SMEs in Ogun
Polaris Bank Commences Agency Banking
Nkechika: There is Need for Monetary, Fiscal Policy Harmony
FG to Raise N25bn Green Bond to Fund Environmental Projects
Transforming Maritime Academy
NCAT’s Resurgence
Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi: Minister of the Decade
PDP Tasks Niger to Pay Workers to End Strike
Salute to the First Peoples’ Governor of Kwara State
Talking About the Opposition Within Rivers APC
EDITORIAL: THE NEW HUMAN TRAFFICKING ROUTE
Lagos Rep, SMEDAN Empower Constituents
SSLS Trains 30 NGOs on Social Initiatives
Stakeholders Canvas against Human Trafficking, Proffer Approach to Tackle Menace
Positioning Ekiti as Arts and Tourism Destination
Osun Govt to Empower 200 Women on Quarterly Bases
Brow Daddy Yakky Launches Make-up Products in Nigeria
Customs Seizes Pangolin Scales Worth N10bn in Lagos
Work in Progress on LFTZ Deep Seaport
Stakeholders Call for Digitalisation of Agricultural Sector
Delta to Inaugurate ‘Python Programme’
Farmers to Receive 10,000 Tractors, Inputs
Maltina Unveils Initiative to Deepen Engagement
Ship Registry: NIMASA Set to Flag Vessels in International Trade
Stakeholders Frown on FAAN’s Poor Handling of Airport Concessions
Making Ogun Nigeria’s Food Basket
Academy to Commence Online Courses
Fidson Healthcare Records N312 Million Profit after Tax
Operator Calls for Support of Indigenous Companies
Air France, KLM, Delta, Virgin Atlantic bc,
Akporiaye Pledges to Improve Travel, Tourism sector
Court Adjourns Ecobank’s Suit against Honeywell Group to June 29
Khan: Nigeria, S’Africa to Propel Africa’s Growth

Daily Trust

Boko Haram: The politics of targeted killing of Christians
Board to candidates: Accept admissions only on JAMB letterhead
Ihedioha urges Supreme Court to set aside judgement declaring Uzodinma as Imo governor
Okada ban: PDP blames Buhari for terminating Lagos metro rail project
#OkadaBan: Lagos PDP chair, Doherty counsels Sanwo-olu, calls for stakeholder engagement
Nigeria slashes visa fees for U.S. citizens
NAHCO disowns staff over $8.6m intercepted at Lagos airport
Robbers kill two policemen, two others in Ondo banks’ raid
De-registration of 74 political parties a bold move by INEC— Election Observer group
Reps ask Buhari to deploy Armed Forces to Isu Beachline
Robbers kill two policemen, two others in Ondo banks’ raid
De-registeration of political parties: What Nigerians are saying
JUST IN: INEC fixes dates for Edo, Ondo governorship, other bye-elections
Kano: 25-year-old man, girl friend die in generator room
Kaduna: Two wanted terror commanders killed, three terrorists arrested — Police
De-registration of 74 political parties a bold move by INEC— Election Observer group
ICPC recovers N77.04bn in 2019
Super Eagles new jerseys; hit or miss? Nigerians react
Barcelona Academy hires Nigeria U17 team coach, Haruna
NFF gives criteria for U17 women teams’ selection
Customs asks FG to collect tax on carbonated drinks
Buhari meets economic team
Okada ban: PDP blames Buhari for terminating Lagos metro rail project
#OkadaBan: Lagos PDP chair, Doherty counsels Sanwo-olu, calls for stakeholder engagement
Kano: 25-year-old man, girl friend die in generator room
Beyond the US Visa restrictions
The limits of indecency
The Cross River Rice Example
The pillars of crime in Nigeria
Good news from Zamfara
Nigeria slashes visa fees for U.S. citizens
Trump wins impeachment trial at Senate
30 hours old baby diagnosed with Coronavirus
Robbers kill two policemen, two others in Ondo banks’ raid
Court sentences bizman to death for killing Uber driver
Court remands 4 in EFFC’s custody over counterfeit currencies
Editorial: Ban on Okada and Keke in Lagos
13 things you don’t know about late Spartacus actor, Kirk Douglas
Spartacus star, Kirk Douglas dies at 103
Did the Oscars snub women? Decades-old debate rages on
Will cryptocurrency dominate Nigeria’s financial market this year?
Direct VAT complaints to FIRS, Pantami tells telecom subscribers
FG inaugurates c’ttee on contract appointments, sabbatical for senior officers
Why Plateau strawberry farmers are frustrated
Ogun leads, as NECO releases Nov/Dec SSCE results
OAU suspends, hands over lecturer to police for sexually molesting 19-yr-old student
CJN to Governors: Give autonomy to Judiciary to strengthen democratic system

The Sun

Lawan constitutes 56-member Constitution review committee
IPPIS : We’ll stop work if FG stops our salary –Biodun, ASSU National president
‘48.68% candidates passed NECO SSCE exams’
Igbo may boycott 2023 elections –Ohanaeze
INEC proscribes 74 political parties
Obaseki must do 2 terms –Idahosa
Our successes in insurgency fight have restored Nigeria’s pride, says Buhari
El-Rufai revokes Durbar Hotel’s C of O
Northern govs’ wives take cancer campaign to Borno
Plateau: LG boss facilitates recovery of 1000 illegal weapons
Female circumcision: Desist from act, Osun warns practitioners
Ekiti CJ frees 44 inmates
Uzodinma should strenghten APC in South East –Apugo
Why Nigerians should embrace regional security outfits –Mwansat, Ex-Plateau Speaker
I ’ll rather resign as Speaker than betray Ikpeazu –Enyinnaya Orji, Abia Speaker
Niger: PDP asks govt to pay striking workers
5,000 APC, ADC, ADP members defect to PDP in Oyo
African airlines record 5% rise in passenger patronage in 2019 – IATA
Solid minerals sector records 30-year stagnation –FG
NLC decries neglect of Auditor General’s findings
Nigeria’s economy at risk with coronavirus, says StanChart
Nigeria to flag vessels in international trade –Dakuku
Villarreal wants Chukwueze’s blood
Mike Brown named D’Tigers’ coach
Sirawoo salutes President Merlo, Wike over hosting right
Confed Cup quarterfinals: Enyimba battles Giunea’s Horoya
Large turn-out for PEFTI Ibadan campus, begins lectures April 1
What we’ll miss most about our late dad – Treasure & Tracy Daniels, actors
Dubious, self-serving mentorship
More laurels for Obi and Adichie
How much’s a Nigerian’s life worth?
Insecurity: Why governors should be held responsible
Imperatives of making back-up plans
The forgotten princess
How Sen. Akpan boost Nigeria’s economy with $10 billion
5-year-old girl raped on grounds of US embassy in India
Ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo seeks unconditional release
Ooni tasks Yoruba descendants on poverty alleviation
Ondo missing baby: Again, court remands church founder, others
Enugu denies building Islamic Centre
Ondo: Lassa fever booms sales of rat poison

Tribune

Prosecute people using paracetamol, bleach for food processing, Reps tell NAFDAC
DSS arrests 29-year-old man for alleged impersonation
UPDATE: FG considers N620m health intervention to manage coronavirus
I never lobbied for APC’s appointment — Ajimobi
LG chairman recovers 1000 illegal weapons from ethnic militias in Plateau
NECO: You altered my certificate, Senator Ubah accuses Uzoh
Okada ban: Pandemonium as Lagos-based Adamawa indigenes returned home
Iowa results set for review after White House caucus debacle
Reps support bill on Local Government financial autonomy
$8.067m smuggled into MMIA through restricted gate by FAAN, NAHCO officers ― Customs boss
LAGESC prosecutes 95 for crossing highway
UPDATE: Our auditor went blind while working on UI accounts, Bursar tells Reps
Security challenges: Group passes vote of confidence on Buhari
Court halts Edo PDP local government congresses
Coronavirus: Confusion in Chinese media over doctor’s death
Oyo Assembly summons OYSIEC over LG election finances
Reps task FG on completion of road rehabilitation
DSS arrests 29-year-old man for alleged impersonation
Ex-Oyo LG boss, Olayiwola, leads 5,000 APC, ADC, ADP members to PDP
#RIP: How Hon Yinka Mafe’s 46th birthday celebration turned mournful
Yinka Mafe: Ogun has lost a useful youth ― Amosun’s ex-aide
EFCC secures final forfeiture of building belonging to ex-Kwara Executive Director.
Obaseki will secure APC ticket ― Idahosa
Lesotho Prime Minister’s wife released on bail ahead of murder trial
Border closure has improved Nigeria economy ― Border Drill Commander
Ganduje, Sanusi feud: Emir of Ningi pleads with Buhari to urgently intervene
Economic Advisory Council expresses concern over slow economy growth rate
Lawyers to ICC: Free Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo unconditionally
Repatriated cash not looted by Abacha ― Al-Mustapha
Ex-Rep member, Jibrin vows not to quit politics, returns NASS properties
Trump takes impeachment victory lap after ‘terrible ordeal’
BREAKING: Four killed as robbers invade
31-year-old man beaten to death in Plateau
Missing boy: Court orders continued remand of church founder in Ondo
EFCC arraigns four for counterfeit currency in Makurdi
Court sentences three to 1-year imprisonment over fraud
FG to issue N25bn series III green bond
Stakeholders want CBN’s inclusion of cashew in Anchor Borrowers…
Farmcrowdy acquires Best Foods L&P Ltd
SEPLAT appoints new Non-Executive Director
Massive exam malpractice as NECO releases November/December SSCE results
Quality of degrees by affiliate institutions worries NUC boss
Ex-UNILAG medical students to raise N7.5bn to support college devt
We need adequate and reliable baseline data to move forward as a…
Quality of degrees by affiliate institutions worries NUC boss
Editorial: IGP’s challenge to governors on insecurity
Iowa results set for review after White House caucus debacle
Coronavirus: Confusion in Chinese media over doctor’s death
Lesotho Prime Minister’s wife released on bail ahead of murder…
Human rights and parade of suspects
Ogun at 44
Prospect of youths in politics
Taxation for our nation
Edo APC crisis: Who will bell the cat?
How Tambuwal retained his victory at Supreme Court —Dingyadi
Issues in Buhari’s reformed Visa policy
APC would have been destroyed in Ondo —Olanusi
Is this a spiritual attack?
Chinese food and coronavirus
How to avoid lassa fever
How Kwara govt plans to arrest decay in public schools with N14bn
Day pensioners laud Oyo govt for stress-free verification

The Guardian

Real Madrid crash out of cup as Sociedad edge seven-goal thriller
Joshua set for bout at Tottenham: promoter
More trouble for commuters in Lagos as government turns screw on Uber drivers
Fashola, Arase, Banire canvass community policing, high tech to combat crimes
Police kill two wanted terrorists, lose officer during raid
UPU harps on true federalism, resource control
Herdsmen raid Delta community, kill one, abduct girl
Group flays rising insecurity in Edo
Forum urges 19 northern governors to empower, educate IDP women, children
Man City star Sterling to miss West Ham clash
Ibrahimovic return adds spice to Milan derby
Premier League clubs vote for longer summer transfer window
Dembele to undergo surgery next week after hamstring tear
Ekiti APC denies South West caucus endorsing Ajimobi for deputy chairmanship position
Ihedioha, PDP head for Supreme Court, Agabi leads team of 30 lawyers
Much ado about Buhari’s new visa policy
Editorial: Corruption: Perception and reality indices
SON clarifies demurrage concerns over SONCAP registration
Group decries loss of N5.5 trillion to fraud, cyber crimes
FG to issue N25b third green bond for renewable energy, others
Nigeria clings to loss-making refineries as Angola targets new FIDs from SONANGOL sale
The ball is in Buhari’s court
Tribute: Olayinka Simoyan in the eyes of the people
Letter to all of them
The bill that hates itself
8,000 miscarriages could be prevented yearly with N100,000 treatment
Commonwealth Medical Association calls for implementation of National Health Act, urgent review of its framework
Catholic doctors raise alarm on dangers of Internet, drug addiction

News Headlines Feb 6, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 6, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Drama as Speaker Pelosi tears Trump’s union speech
‘Why WEBIC is repositioning’
Fire incident: TCN to restore power supply
Oyo, labour sign agreement on minimum wage
‘Ogun looking for genuine investors not Okada riders’
Kwara, labour negotiation on minimum wage deadlocked
Olubadan to high chiefs: you would have been banished
Makinde seeks out-of-court settlement with sacked chairmen
CAN, Islamic council disagree on killings as Presidency warns against divisive comments
Ekiti APC nominates Aluko to replace Adebayo
Jonathan fired me for probing oil racketeers, says ex-EFCC chair
Misplaced Ranting in the House
This toxic underside 3:
Lassa fever kills 41 in 19 states as Osun quarantines 76 suspected cases
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to spend $100 million on coronavirus
Man remanded for alleged $4,500 love scam
Missing child: Sotitobire absent in court
IGP files 16-count charges against Wadume, others
How community policing will work, by IG
I don’t love my husband anymore, woman tells court
Policeman held for murder ‘commits suicide’ in custody
Trial of ex-Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji stalled
Killings: Gbajabiamila, others worried over foreign influence
17-year-old housewife ‘stabs husband to death’ in Katsina
‘Economy needs solution to youth employment’
Dabiri-Erewa: states to play vital role for Nigeria to harness diaspora resources
Chopper shot, 250 killed in police, bandits forest battle
Okada ban: 34 held as police, cyclists clash in Lagos
FEC approves N74.8b projects for Works, Education
U.S. gives Nigeria N14b aid to address humanitarian crisis
Badagry residents want palliative measures
‘Ban will cripple cargo clearance’
Court remands man for placing policeman in chokehold
Nigerians to be barred from owning more than three SIM cards
Two pupils killed as water tank falls in Anambra school
Two more kidnap suspects arraigned in Adamawa
Commuters seek more BRT buses
Newly-inducted LASTMA officers urged to shun corruption
Reducing preventable deaths from cancer
One feared killed as policeman chases motorcyclist
Police rescue 26 kidnapped in Katsina
Standard Bank, Netcare promote tech startups
‘Herdsmen’ hack three policemen to death in Delta
N936 million lost in another Lagos fire
Unity Bank, farmers partner to boost cashew export
Agba urges students, youths to plan future dreams
CBN’s report shows 34-month expansion in manufacturing
N5.7b SURE-P fund: Court adjourns Shema’s case till March 26
NACCIMA, Customs strengthen collaboration to drive growth
Centre to check LUTH’s capacity to conduct Coronavirus tests
‘Fed Govt committed to 70% broadband penetration’
Politics and students
National gas transportation network code for launch
FHA accounts unaudited for 16 years
Nigeria to end fish importation in 2022
Why cultism is on decline in UNIZIK, by don
Senate invites nine ministers over Buhari’s $22.7b loan request
Firm raises $71m to support startups
Shun social vices, VC cautions students
NARTO gets new executives
Fed Govt eyes mining as alternative GDP booster
‘Lassa Fever outbreak may worsen insecurity, economy
Reps to recover NEXIM’s N13b trapped in Heritage Bank
AAUA SU election holds Saturday
UNIUYO Alumni: better days for ex-students
AAUA introduces ‘Students empowerment scheme’
Abide by ethics, facts, HOD tells campus journalists
Don to Fed Govt: Adopt mathematical modelling for census
Anti-Buhari article: Court adjourns CAMPUSLIFE journalist trial to Feb. 24
Jumbo gifts for teachers, others at Edu District I
JABU honours Oyetola, Makinde at 10th Convocation
NAYA to youths: your future is now, take it back
’Be good ambassadors of the school’
Still on critical thinking
UNICAL final year student who commits suicide
Pan-Atlantic University trains journalists
Uncertainty as OPEC may cut 500,000bpd
African energy ministers for NIPS 2020
School Games to produce pupils for world stage
DPR automates downstream operation
Driving oil, gas industry with digital technology
‘How school’s scholarship scheme lifted poor pupils’
Ikeja Electric cuts losses, improves supply
VP bows out amid fanfare
How 7.5 % VAT will affect power sector
N200b inventory of unsold goods unsettles manufacturers
Abiodun lauds IMCOSA
‘Nigeria will triumph over insecurity’
Sokoto spends N19b on classroom construction, renovation
Former SDP National Organising Secretary joins APC
PDP commends Southwest governors on Amotekun
57 graduate with First Class in FUT Minna
Agbaje can’t teach Sanwo-Olu planning, says Lagos APC
‘Unity Forum has not endorsed Akeredolu for second term’
IDIOMS VI
Pillars of crime in Nigeria
Those who come to equity
Okada ban: Lagos must be resolute
Can Nigerian varsities drive development?
Buhari, service chiefs and political advisers
A sight to behold
Ban on Nigerians traveling to the USA
Maryam Sanda, a child with a child
Making asset disclosure a public document
Bandits taking over the FCT?
Coronavirus and global economy
Enough is enough
The NDDC letter
U.S. travel ban: The ‘wage of inaction’
Ganging up against estimated billing
Mutilation: Ending the cutting tradition
Sanwo-Olu to LASTMA officers: be diligent, shun corruption
Man remanded for alleged $4,500 love scam
Police helicopter shot by bandits in Kaduna
Killings: Gbajabiamila, others worried over foreign influence
Chopper shot, 250 killed in police, bandits forest battle
U.S. gives Nigeria N14b aid to address humanitarian crisis
It’s foolery to suspend me from APC- Idahosa
Standard Bank, Netcare promote tech startups
Unity Bank, farmers partner to boost cashew export
CBN’s report shows 34-month expansion in manufacturing
NACCIMA, Customs strengthen collaboration to drive growth
‘Fed Govt committed to 70% broadband penetration’
National gas transportation network code for launch
Policeman held for murder ‘commits suicide’ in custody

The Punch

Insecurity: CAN, NSCIA clash, US asks FG to protect Nigerians
Northern groups unveil Operation Shege ka fasa, symbol in Kaduna
Okada ban: Schoolgirl shot, LASTMA, police vehicles destroyed
Subscribers may be restricted to three phone lines
Okada ban will not solve Sanwo-Olu’s problem
Tackle Boko Haram, bandits, not Kanu parents’ burial –IPOB
Inspector detained for murder hangs self in Lagos
Racism: Mikel in tears after family abuse…calls for racists’ ban from stadiums
Son flees after stabbing parents to death in Lagos
Okada ban: Schoolgirl shot, LASTMA, police vehicles destroyed
OAU hands over lecturer to police for sexually harassing student
We killed 250 Ansaru terrorists in Kaduna forest –Police
Church guard defiles five-year-old girl
We’ll pay N30,500 minimum wage – Ogun govt
Olubadan talks tough, warns Ibadan controversial monarchs
Contract termination: Bike technician sues eatery for 20m
Cult clashes claim seven in Rivers, many injured
Gunmen attack Anambra church, bishop alleges threat to life
Lagos grants ‘secret approval’ for estate on flood-prone Magodo green belt
Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill three policemen in Delta
I took pay-cut to join United–Ighalo
NBBF appoint Brown as new D’Tigers’ coach
Uzodinma obtained judgment by fraud, Ihedioha tells Supreme Court
Crisis hits Cross River PDP over alleged imposition of candidates
Kano Assembly sacks majority leader
Imo APC chieftain urges Uzodinma to probe Ihedioha
Adeyeye, Olujimi renew hostilities over Ekiti Senate seat
Malabu scandal: Italian court throws out witness request
FG to reform business, land registration processes
Nigeria faces competition amid global LNG supply glut
Berger Paints, Lagos govt in partnership talks
Oil prices jump after reports on coronavirus drug
I am more Nigerian than American – Lil Wayne
Controversies trail Dr Sid, Simi’s marriage break-up
Baby ‘mamas’ deserve respect –Alex Unusual
I have no regrets being called cleaner – Precious Nwosu
EDITORIAL: Challenges in staggered universities calendar
NiMet’s 2020 seasonal rainfall prediction
How to close the skills gap in Africa
Much ado about okada ban

ThisDay

Shoprite Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness in Nigeria
‘Uncircumcised Adult Males Are Highest Carriers of HPV’
Kano, Jigawa Benefit from EUs N11.6b WASH Intervention in Nigeria
LG Boss Decries Level of Open Defecation in the Community
BSPHCDA Decries Removal of Key Programmes in Its 2020 Allocation
Osun Residents Urged to Embrace Health Insurance
Sahara Group Tackles Substance Abuse with #CleanLoveFeb Campaign
Court Orders Reinstatement of another Army Officer
Blackout Looms as Fire Guts TCN Station in Ibadan
Amotekun: States to Determine Remuneration, Manpower Requirements
Edo Demolishes APC Chieftain’s Hotel in Benin
N’Delta Ministry Gets BPP’s Nod to Commence Forensic Audit of NDDC
I Won’t Retire Any Civil Servant Prematurely, Says Fayemi
Court Adjourns Ecobank’s Suit against Honeywell Group to June 29
Khan: Nigeria, S’Africa to Propel Africa’s Growth
NSE All-Share Index Sheds 1.2% on Continuing Bearish Trading
SON Refutes Alleged Collapse of Online Portal
PDP Berates Buhari for Classifying Killings
‘It’s Morally Wrong for Me to Aspire to be Governor for Now’
Not Yet Sitting Pretty in the Red Chamber
A New Shine on the Corporate Image of Kwara
EDITORIAL: KIDNAPPERS ON THE LOOSE
Insecurity: FG Directs NCC to Revise SIM Card Policy
Group Establishes Northern Security Outfit
Delta Police Arrest Seven over Killing of Policemen
Stray Bullet Kills School Girl as Lagos Residents, Police Clash over Ban on Motorcyclists
Kano House of Assembly Sacks Majority Leader
Court Adjourns Ecobank’s Suit against Honeywell Group to June 2
NSE All-Share Index Sheds 1.2% on Continuing Bearish Trading
SON Refutes Alleged Collapse of Online Portal
FG Targets 70% Broadband Penetration by 2025
Notore Posts N8.2bn Revenue, N2.04bn Operating Profit in Q1
NCC: ICT Can Curb Insurgency, Other Emergencies
Repositioning Education in Lagos
Harnessing Dual SIM for eSIM Opportunities
Adedayo: Agile Technology Will Boost Firms’ Growth, Profitability
Adhere to Administrative Laws, FG Tells NITDA Governing Board
‘Galaxy Backbone Will Drive Digital Inclusion’
Expert Calls for Assent to Data Protection Bill
Sony Unveils Mirrorless Cameras to Boost Photography
FFA Partners Bank to Empower African Startups
Inlaks Repositions, Expands Operations into East Africa
Bhojsons Introduces Power Back Up Solution
Oracle Adds Cloud Data Centers in Five Countries, Sets New Target
Arousing Consumers Curiosity
FG Urged to Replicate Lekki Corridor Project across Nigeria
MPC Balks at Rising Inflation
FG to Establish Agricultural Industrial Parks
Establishment of Instant Noodles Producing Plant
Turkish Airlines launches new commercial at the Super Bowl LIV
ATCON to Host National Dialogue on ICT
Facebook, CcHUB Innovation Week Opens
OPPO Mobile Top 20 Finalists Announced
Western Digital Extends Storage Device

Daily Trust

States’ IGR hits N986.29bn in 9 months – NBS
Air freights demand slumps to lowest level – IATA report
Latest hikes in levies, taxes bad for businesses — ACCI
‘N21trn target for Customs wll lead to illegal taxes, charges’
We are committed to 70 % broadband penetration by 2025 – FG
50 trainees graduate from EU-UNDP’s auto training
FG to launch new Network Code on gas transportation
FG to commercialise research findings – Minister
Experts link PMI slide to low consumer spending in January
Uncertainty as varsity council clears VC of sexual advances allegation
JUST IN: Police rescue 26 kidnapped victims in Katsina
Insecurity: No Nigerian must have more than three mobile numbers – FG
Senate rejects National Assembly Commission nominee
Atiku flays Buhari over claim on Boko Haram victims
Plateau Assembly wants law banning Okada in Jos enforced fully
Police neutralize over 250 terrorists, bandits in Kuduru forest
Inflammatory utterances: Yari quizzed at Force Hqtrs Abuja
We’re doing our best to attract projects to our people — Ekweremadu
PDP, APC clash over Okada, Keke ban in Lagos
Confusion heralds Para-powerlifting World Cup as Nigeria presents two teams
Ighalo makes Manchester United Europa League squad
Rangers hold Lobi Stars as Enyimba win 1-0 at MFM
Air freights demand slumps to lowest level – IATA report
‘N21trn target for Customs wll lead to illegal taxes, charges’
Secondary school student, one other killed as okada riders, police clash in Lagos
Banned Lagos okada, keke riders not welcome in Ogun, says Gov Abiodun
No going back on okada, keke restrictions – Sanwo-Olu
Beyond the US Visa restrictions
Ado Doguwa’s room for expansion
PMBs doctrine of necessity and the military
Spending the Abacha money wrongly
Drama as Speaker Pelosi rips up Trump speech
Israel strikes in Gaza after projectiles, explosive balloons
Former first lady goes on trial for corruption in Malaysia
Police arrest 55-year-old man, two others for gang-raping 13-year-old girl in Adamawa
Five suspected kidnappers arrested in Katsina
Guard remanded for defiling 5-year-old in church
Did the Oscars snub women? Decades-old debate rages on
Carbon launches new iOS app
FG inaugurates c’ttee on contract appointments, sabbatical for senior officers
Minimum wage: Why we can’t heed labour’s demand – Kwara govt
Minimum wage: Labour, Kwara govt meeting ends in deadlock
Why Plateau strawberry farmers are frustrated
‘Why our rice is poorly processed’
FG to ban fish importation soon
Uncertainty as varsity council clears VC of sexual advances allegation
ASUU, Kano varsity disagree over poor funding
Dickson awards scholarships to Bayelsa students
Fire razes National Assembly member’s residence in Zamfara
Why Nigeria needs to link water availability to sanitation
Fossil fuels: AU asked to demilitarise oil field communities
Ex-Senate President Anyim files N600m libel suit over land
Unlawful retirement: Army floored again as Court orders officer’s reinstatement

The Sun

Lassa fever: NCDC has managed 365 cases –DG
Boko Haram: US announces fresh $40m aid to Nigeria
We can no longer pretend about insecurity – Gbajabiamila
Imo: Ihedioha hires 30 lawyers
Northern coalition plans regional security outfit, Shege-Ka-Fasa
Ansaru shoots police helicopter as special forces kill 250 militants in kaduna
Forum raises alarm over weaponised drones at Ikeja airport
Judge berates Army, orders reinstatement of sacked officer
Lawyer asks AGF to stop allocations to LG with caretaker committees
IPOB dares army, says Kanu’s parents’ burial unstoppable
Enugu gives tricycle, motorcycle operators in Nsukka one-month to obtain number plate, permit
Erosion threatens motorcycle market in Nnewi
Security, presidency top Ohanaeze agenda as Ime Obi meets
Obaseki just must do 2 terms – Idahosa, Edo APC chieftain
Goxi microinsurance launched in Lagos
Racism: Trabzonspor backs Mikel
Moses: I’m at home with Lukaku, Eriksen
Ighalo’s No 25 jersey sells for N50k
Apapa: Once my residence, shame of a nation
Walls have ears
Why and how history defines who we are (11)
Congratulate on/upon, not ‘over’
How prayers can be answered within 20 days (8)
Hazardous highway
FG and the Corruption Perception Index
Agenda for incoming NAHCON boss, Hassan
Nigeria’s response to emergency health issues
Man, music and life expectancy
Osinbajo and the lamentation of the ‘Ancient Mariner’
Untold amorous stories of gym networking

Tribune

NLC calls for interrogation of ‘humongous’ N2trn budgets of CBN, Customs, NIMASA, others
FEC okays N77b contracts for works, education
UPDATE: Oyo govt agrees to pay N30,000 minimum wage
Edo govt demolishes Kabaka’s hotel
JUST IN: Another OAU lecturer suspended for alleged sexual assault
IRI charges political parties to strengthen relationship with legislative caucuses
COREN appoints Omisore resource person for accreditation visit to OAU
FEC okays N77b contracts for works, education
Financial regulations on remittance of 25 per cent operating surplus null, void ― CAC Registrar
Bandits attack airborne police helicopter in Kaduna
Stop playing double standard, Olubadan counsels ‘Ibadan Obas’
Court orders immediate reinstatement of Col. Suleiman four years after unlawful dismissal
Suspected suicide bomber arrest at Winners Chapel, evidence that God answers prayers — Inter-faith group
IPPIS: ASUU puts members on alert, says FG is a serial defaulter
FHA has no audited accounts for past 16 years ― MD
Water tank kills 2 students, injures others in Anambra
Gates Foundation announces $100 million for coronavirus response
IGP lays insecurity challenge on governors
Senate confirms Akande as NCC chairman, as senator raises dust over Duroyaiye’s removal
Direct FAAC to stop allocations to LGs with caretaker committees, senior lawyer asks AGF
Weaponised drones: SMBLF calls for immediate investigation by Buhari
Plane skids off runway in Istanbul, breaks into three
We’ve neutralised over 250 bandits at ANSARU terrorists’ camp ― Police
Omo-Agege condemns killing of Catholic seminarian
UPDATE: Oyo govt agrees to pay N30,000 minimum wage
Malawi presidency to challenge court ruling overturning vote result
FRSC to fleet operators: Tamper with installed limiting device, risk arrest, prosecution
Namibia Court upholds presidential election results
90 per cent Muslims comment: Apologise for your statement, PDP tells Buhari
UK based Nigerian group lauds Buhari’s efforts towards national peace, stability
Avalanches kill nearly 40 in eastern Turkey
Bauchi gov orders immediate release of dead retirees’ entitlements
Metro
23-year-old church guard remanded for defiling 5-year-old girl
Man, 25, docked for defiling 5-year-old girl in Lagos
Court remands woman for allegedly inflicting injury on 12-year old…
Farmcrowdy acquires Best Foods L&P Ltd
SEPLAT appoints new Non-Executive Director
Windows 7 end of life, update to windows 10 at $9.95 Now!!
FG vows to begin crackdown on illegal colleges of education
Kogi govt restates commitment to improving public schools
Delta licenses 15,000 teachers in TRCN roll ― Commissioner
Plane skids off runway in Istanbul, breaks into three
Issues in Buhari’s reformed Visa policy
APC would have been destroyed in Ondo —Olanusi
PDP will produce next governor in Ondo —Ebiseni
Our people’ll not allow us to rest if we back down on Amotekun —Fayemi

Daily Independent

Coronavirus: Nigerian Student In China Begs To Return Home
Supreme Court Should Have Ordered A Re-Run In Imo – Onovo
Unending Crisis In Delta APC
80 Percent Of APC Members In Ondo Are Against Akeredolu – Olanusi
Piracy: FG Moves To Secure Nigerian Waters
Israel Destroys Water Network In Jordan Valley
UN Sends 40 Truckloads Of Aid For Syrians
5 Israelis Detained At Moscow Airport
Palestinians Present Peace Proposal Plan
Oil Prices Jump By 3% Over Coronavirus Cure
Police Storm Ansaru Terrorists Camp In Kaduna, Kill Over 250
Okada/Keke Ban: Ogun State Can’t Curb Menace Of Lagos Okada, Keke Operators- Govt.
Olubadan Warns High Chiefs Against Banishment, Says Ibadan People Are Demanding For It
Adamawa NDLEA Arrests Drug Baron, 20 Notorious Hemp Smokers, Drug Addicts
Why EFCC Galvanizes Youth For Its 10m Man March– Magu
Groups Fault Maryam Sanda’s Death Sentence
Insecurity: Adeboye Can’t Feign Ignorance Of Happenings In Buhari’s Government- Junaid
CSOs Condemn Attack On Atiku’s Former Aide
Ogun To Commence Payment Of N30,500 Minimum Wage
How Customs Intercepted N10.26bn Pangolin Scales At FOU ‘A’
SON Destroys N480m Worth Of Substandard Mobile Phone Accessories
More Korean Investments As FG Resolves SHIN, LADOL Dispute
NCC Flags Off Cyber Security Awareness Campaign For 30 Schools In Abuja
EDITORIAL: The Return Of Lassa Fever
The Absent Minded President And Its Consequences
The Politics Of Commercial Motorcycle In Nigeria

News Headlines Feb 5, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 5, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Rotary empowers 35 on energy management
Our error
Man remanded for ‘raping’ of 59-year old
‘How Aisha Buhari’s impersonators were arrested’
Journey through art in memory of Bisi
NCC, AFMAN partner to boost Hausa films
What we learnt from nature
Man arrested with human skulls in Osun
Customs intercepts $8.6m at Lagos airport
Siblings ‘sell’ sister’s baby for N350,000
SON destroys N480m substandard phone accessories
Adventure explores beauty of man, nature
Photographer advocates for people with leprosy
NCDC DG: virus not as deadly as painted
No solution yet to Coronavirus, says Ambassador
Police, Air Force take over MMIA toll gate
Octogenarian finds fulfilment in art
Tinubu hails Osiyemi as Nigerians eulogise ace journalist at 70
JNI worried by rising insecurity
Senate raises panel for security reforms
Abducted Unizik official found dead three months after
Coaches’ return to class for 4th NPFL-La Liga coaching clinic
181 drums of petrol seized as Navy intercepts ‘smugglers’ in Calabar
Rohr: Eagles’ list for S/Leone ready
Kano arrests another fake doctor
Two feared killed in Abia-Cross River border clash
South African court issues arrest warrant for Zuma
EFCC arrests ‘internet fraud kingpin’ in Umuahia
FAQ on Governance and Integrity of the New Pension Scheme
Lagos okays N I.92b to pay 444 retirees
Muslim women condemn Trump’s Middle East peace plan
Pension complaints and solutions
Police battle robbers in Anambra
Top 15 passive income strategies
Ekiti APC protest disrupts zonal meeting
Lagos to host innovation week
Women take lead in leather businesses
NSE, SEC harp on importance of derivatives market
RT Briscoe mulls new capital raising to ward off insolvency
Kwara governor launches rehabilitation of schools
Buy quality long-term stocks, FSDH advises investors
Consolidated Hallmark Insurance to raise N1.06b from shareholders
Oyinlola a strong pillar we want in PDP, says Makinde
Banks adopt promos to woo customers
Kwara APC warns agents of destabilisation
Operation Amotekun should fight ritualists, says Oluwo
Akeredolu makes case for marijuana
How House of Reps can fight corruption, by lawmaker
Much ado over Service Chiefs
Buhari: Muslims are 90% of insurgency victims
INEC will enforce code of conduct, says Okoye
‘Vested interests responsible for Edo APC crisis’
Assembly indicts sacked APC council bosses
Technical problems delayed Democrats vote counting in Iowa
Mama Rainbow launches YouTube channel
Oyo council crisis: Police arrest one
Why govt is seeking $17b loan from China, by minister
$318.4m recovered Abacha loot for Lagos-Ibadan road, others
Sinzu opens up on jail time, relationship with Tee Billz
Operation Amotekun: NLC, Bishops back security outfit
Chairman HKN gets hitched
Kenya’s ex-President Arap Moi dies at 95
Reps oppose evacuation of Nigerians from China
Nwankwo: Ndigbo, Nigeria have lost a voice for equitable country, says Ngige
The Legend of Inikpi is biggest opening weekend in 2020
Adedimeji Lateef stages one-man show
I want my music to showcase our culture, says Seyi Weli
Monalisa Chinda takes up first Igbo role
Electricity tariff hike: Beyond consultations
Imo: What Ihedioha and Uzodimma have in common
No $15m found in my U.S bank account, says General’s wife
Okada ban or transport revolution?
‘Be Corona, Lassa virus aware’
Fed Govt launches visa policy to boost economy
Amotekun: An opportunity almost missed
Safeguarding critical national infrastructure
NLC: 20 states not paying minimum wage
Between Fed Govt and Abaribe
Word up!!
Presidential monarchies
Prostate cancer treatment option
Ebonyi’s sachet water challenge
Police’s long walk to regaining public confidence
Slain Pastor Andimi’s faith should inspire Nigerians
The powerful politician as bad example
Why govt is seeking $17b loan from China, by minister
$318.4m recovered Abacha loot for Lagos-Ibadan road, others
Operation Amotekun: NLC, Bishops back security outfit
Ebonyi’s sachet water challenge
SON destroys N480m substandard phone accessories
NCDC DG: virus not as deadly as painted
No solution yet to Coronavirus, says Ambassador
Police, Air Force take over MMIA toll gate
Kwara APC warns agents of destabilisation
INEC will enforce code of conduct, says Okoye
Truck crushes tricyclist, four passengers in Bayelsa
INEC fixes March 14 for Kwara Assembly by-election
Manchester United: Eagles’ door opens to Ighalo, says Rohr
‘NFF was my toughest test as sports minister’
FAQ on Governance and Integrity of the New Pension Scheme
Lagos okays N I.92b to pay 444 retirees
Top 15 passive income strategies
Lagos to host innovation week
Women take lead in leather businesses
Customs intercepts $8.6m at Lagos airport
Kwara governor launches rehabilitation of schools
Osinbajo canvasses help for over 47,000 abandoned kids at IDP camps
Ondo govt. expended N13b on basic education in three years – SUBEB

The Punch

CAN flays Buhari’s claim that 90% Boko Haram victims are Muslims
Sanwo-Olu inaugurates ferries, says okada, Marwa ban irreversible
Don’t borrow pension fund, Labour warns FG
Community policing gets N31m, South-West govs, IG meet Thursday
US granted me asylum because of Buhari’s poor human rights record- Journalist, Amaize
We used beer to bait Buhari’s impersonator – Detective
Gokada sacks staff, hailing firms condemn violence
You’ll return Abacha loot if stolen, US tells Nigeria
Oshiomhole must apologise if he wants reconciliation – Shuaibu
Customs investigate $8.07m seized at Lagos airport
Reps lament US visa restrictions, blame FG
376,631 apply for 220 vacancies in ICPC
Presidency says CAN’s rallies, citizens’ expression of views
Prepare for flooding now, hydrological agency warns states
Katsina woman stabs husband to death over phone charger
EFCC’s harassment of young Nigerians
FG approaches China for $17bn loans
Banks recover N39.4bn non-performing loans from ICT sector
Police charge Wadume, army captain with terrorism
Rabid dog kills seven-year-old boy in Gombe
Police brutalise FIIRO workers for protesting DG’s certificate
Native doctor, cemetery attendant nabbed with human skulls
EFCC arrests suspected Internet fraudster in Abia
Abuja bank robbery suspects for arraignment Feb 14
NAPTIP arrests two women for selling, buying newborn baby
Katsina man, 40, in court over stolen cows
Land dispute raises ethnic tension in Nasarawa community
Ighalo to wear United No. 25 jersey
Buhari names Amokachi football ambassador
ITTF: Aruna ranked 18th, still Africa’s best
APGA replies workers, says Obiano paid new wage
Uzodinma issues three-day ultimatum to absconded contractors
El-Rufai holds meeting with monarchs, security agencies
Customs investigate $8.07m seized at Lagos airport
FG approaches China for $17bn loans
Banks recover N39.4bn non-performing loans from ICT sector
FAAN terminates firm’s contract on Lagos airport tollgate
SON system failure: Port loses N84bn in two weeks
Account for N66bn revenue, Reps tell FAAN
Messi attacks Abidal after dressing room criticism
Police arrest Gombe lab technician for student’s death
VC charges FG on welfare of seasoned professionals
72,000 people die of cancer annually in Nigeria — FG
Most women ignorant of cervical cancer screening — Survey
NGO, LASG partner on environmental hazards, climate change
World Cancer Day: Access to primary healthcare key to early detection —WHO
EDITORIAL: EFCC’s harassment of young Nigerians

ThisDay

Lagos Ferry Service will Ease Pressure on Roads, Says Sanwo-Olu
AFSS Vows to Uphold Discipline, Good Character, Academic Excellence
Kwara Begins Rehabilitation of 31 Public Schools, Distributes Free Exercise Books
Barca’s Dembele out for the Rest of the Season with Fresh Injury
Chelsea Set to Boost Lampard with £150m for Summer Transfer
African Alliance Records 45% GPW Growth
Mutual Benefits Assurance Rewards Staff
Anchor Insurance Targets N10bn Premium in 2020
NSE Advocates Homegrown Innovation for Nigeria
Osun Stops Registration of Commercial Motorcylists
Uzodinma Gives Contractors 72-hour Ultimatum to Resume Work
Amaechi Makes Case for Women Empowerment
EnergyHubTM, Oil Industry Information Marketplace Launched
It Takes More Than Hard Work – Politics is Key
Group Counsels FG on Plan to Use Pension Fund for Infrastructure Devt
Sahara Group Tackles Substance Abuse
High Expectations in Kogi as Bello Takes Oath of Office for Second Term
How Orji Promotes the Umahi Administration in Ebonyi
House Minority Leadership Crisis: Chinda Expresses Shock over Plot to Suspend Him
Senate Puts FG’s Borrowing Request at $22.6bn
EDITORIAL: THE LAGOS BAN ON MOTORCYCLES
NLC Gives Obiano 14-day Ultimatum to Pay Minimum Wage
Oyo Assembly Uncovers Contract Frauds in LGs, LCDAs
SuperSport Seals the Deal for Wilder-Fury II Fight
South-west Govs to Meet IG on Amotekun Tomorrow
African Alliance Records 45% GPW Growth
Mutual Benefits Assurance Rewards Staff
Anchor Insurance Targets N10bn Premium in 2020
NSE Advocates Homegrown Innovation for Nigeria
It Takes More Than Hard Work – Politics is Key
Group Counsels FG on Plan to Use Pension Fund for Infrastructure Devt
EnergyHubTM, Oil Industry Information Marketplace Launched
Finance Act to Boost Securities Lending Market
Sahara Group Tackles Substance Abuse
NIESV Wants Land Use Act Expunged from Constitution

Daily Trust

Six years after: Chibok girls ‘sighted’ at Sambisa forest
90% of Boko Haram victims are Muslims — Buhari
Customs to spend N577m on boreholes, N128m on TVs
Buhari unveils new visa policy
Presidency backs CAN protests over Pastor Andimi’s killing
No audited account in NHIS for 6 years — Executive Secretary
$34.3m fraud: ‘How we arrested fraudsters using Aisha Buhari’s name’
Police foil robbery on Benin-Lagos expressway, kill 1
Bank staff, others to be arraigned over foiled Abuja robbery
NAPTIP parades Lebanese over trafficking of Nigerian women
Infrastructure: FG seeks Senate’s approval for $22.8bn external loan request
No plan to retrench workers now – FG
Kaduna bomb scare: Nathaniel Samuel is a Christian, not Muslim – Suspect’s father
Buhari’s ‘indifference’ worsens APC crises in states
A year after defeat, Atiku’s campaign office still active
Ignore opposition to Osho’s nomination as Commissioner, Gov Abiodun urged
Dare motivates Para-Powerlifters as World Cup starts in Abuja
Lobi Stars target Rangers victory to topple Plateau United
Why LMC can’t broadcast NPFL matches live — Dikko
Africa’s informal sector most difficult to tax — Nami
Customs intercepts N10bn worth of Pangolin scales in Lagos
Analysts list steps to reversing Nigeria’s balance of trade deficit
UPDATED: Four burnt to death in accident along Zaria – Kaduna road
JUST IN: One injured in Abuja auto crash
Businessman arraigned over N20 million fraud
The limits of indecency
Ado Doguwa’s room for expansion
PMBs doctrine of necessity and the military
Spending the Abacha money wrongly
Saudi Embassy announces death of its ambassador to Nigeria
Court gives verdict on Sierra Leone’s ban on pregnant pupils
Lebanon: The Daily Star suspends print edition over economic crisis
$34.3m fraud: ‘How we arrested fraudsters using Aisha Buhari’s name’
Police foil robbery on Benin-Lagos expressway, kill 1
Bank staff, others to be arraigned over foiled Abuja robbery
FACT-CHECK: Did judge ignore a preliminary objection in Maryam Sanda’s conviction?
Editorial: Banditry: Surprising, Buhari’s surprise
Imo to float car loan for civil servants – Uzodinma
Adamawa uncovers 800 fake pensioners
HAPPENING NOW: Top labour leaders meet to discuss national issues in Abuja
Why Nigeria needs to link water availability to sanitation
Fossil fuels: AU asked to demilitarise oil field communities
Katsina’s new criminal law gets critical review at retreat

The Sun

Buhari unveils new visa policy
US may lift visa ban in one month –Onyeama
Coronavirus: 65 Nigerians trapped in Chinese city run out of food, medicine
Anxiety as oil pipeline explodes in Imo
Flooding: 2020’ll be disastrous, NIHSA warns
Abacha loot: Nigeria, US, Island of Jersey sign deal for repatriation of $318.4m
Customs intercepts over $8m cash at Lagos Airport
Police foil robbery, kill 1, arrest another
Zamfara stakeholders propose death sentence for banditry, others
Why NAPTIP recorded only 90 convictions in 15yrs – Zonal Commander
1 die, 5 injured as police, criminals exchange gunfire in Anambra
12 docked over alleged cultism
Kano: Ganduje’s many steps to demystify Kwankwasiyya’s movement
APGA dead over leadership failure –Ezenagu, House of Reps candidate
Oshiomhole not Obaseki has killer squad, Shuaibu replies Edo lawmakers
Nkire lauds Onyejiocha for supporting indigent students
Imo defector lawmakers must forfeit their seats — PDP chieftain
Smile commends Mainone, Globacom
Tips on how you can create a ‘smart home’
Virus forces Apple to close China stores
Startups: Standard Bank, others partner
Taxing informal sector tough job, says Nami, FIRS boss
2020 GTBank Lagos Int’l Polo Wontra, Golden Alchemy make winning starts
Abuja 2020: Dare urges athletes to focus on gold
ARM Doubles tourney: Okubena hails standard
Buhari appoints Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador
Ighalo undergoes Man U medical
Rivers, Chinese FIRM partner on Real Madrid Academy
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Protests as Senate ignores AGF, okays N238.15b for customs
FAAN terminates Lagos airport toll collection contract a year after expiration
Why we launched new visa policy, by Buhari
No going back on okada, tricycle ban, Sanwo-Olu insists
Customs intercepts N2.9b cash at Lagos airport
Over 90 per cent Boko Haram victims are Muslims, Buhari declares
Why we seek $17b loan from China, by finance minister
Reps uncover FAAN’s unremitted N65b to consolidated revenue fund
NLC directs state chapters to embark on strike over non-negotiation of minimum wage
Team Delta hits camp for 2020 Sports Festival
Ferdinand doubts Ighalo’s ability to meet Man United’s expectations
D’Tigress optimistic as Nigeria meets Mozambique
Accugas, Edinburgh Judo Club boost athletes’ skills at master class weekend
SuperSport seals deal for Wilder versus Fury II super fight
Buhari appoints Amokachi as Football Ambassador
Mixed reactions trail performances of Obaseki, Oshiomhole as governors
Akeredolu still at loggerheads with party ahead of guber race in Ondo
Delta APC crisis deepens as chairman, deputy fight dirty
Editorial: Nigeria’s civil war 50th anniversary, a reflection
Challenges loom for Nigeria as OPEC may cut 500,000bpd
Nigerian banks and rising cyber threats
Minister canvasses ICT hubs in Nigerian varsities
NCC to foster robust cyber security to protect ICT networks
Harry-Meghan and the British royal family narrative
Democracy and representation
Misjudge the critics at nation’s peril
Don’t blame Nigerians for mourning Kobe Bryant – Part 3
Why there is cancer ‘explosion’ in Nigeria, by Durosinmi-Etti
People don’t need to fly abroad for cancer treatment, says Audu Ogbeh
New approach provides ‘cure’ for chronic hepatitis B infection
How modified poliovirus may help fight brain cancer, by study