News Headlines Feb 8, 2019. Headlines From Nigera’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 8, 2019. Headlines From Nigera’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
INEC creates 57,023 more voting points for elections
ASUU calls off three-month-old strike
DSS arraigns INEC officials, other, for stealing, selling PVCs
I was a billionaire before I became governor, Ortom replies Akume
Electoral violence: Gov candidate asks ICC to focus on Kwara
Akinlade promises equal development in Ogun
Return our money or risk legal action, ACPN tells Ezekwesili
Issues that may determine who becomes next President
Senatorial seat: APC, PDP, ADP and verdict of voters
Some individuals left APC because of personal ego – Senatorial candidate, Oriolowo
Imposition of candidates is the hallmark of APC —ADP senatorial candidate, Babayemi
Diversifying energy sources
Onnoghen: FG and denial game
Re: Obasanjo’s sense of judgement
Surrendering illegal arms on the cusp of elections
Buhari’s extreme supporters do not have reason
You’re godfather’s puppet, Agbaje replies Sanwo-Olu
Assailants lure, kill estate developer, hide corpse in bush
Again, soldiers invade Mesiogo Estate in Ibadan, destroy building
Immigration uncovers ‘baby factory’ in Ibadan, rescues pregnant lady
Three arrested for forcing pepper into Edo woman’s private parts
Robbers attack, kill policeman in Ekiti
Rape: Lagos hotelier’s son, friend in Kirikiri prison, say police
Rivers court remands teenage girl, five others for armed robbery
Two to die in Ekiti for armed robb

I’ll rid Lagos of land grabbers – Sanwo-Olu
Okowa, Ogboru shun BBC gov debate
Atiku’s wife asks women to defend their votes
I’m the best governorship candidate in Oyo, says Adelabu
Coalition raises concern over looming violence in Bayelsa
NACCIMA, LCCI, MAN decry poor economy, insecurity
FIRS goes after 85,000 millionaire tax debtors
N8.63tn pension fund assets not under threat – PenCom DG
Ways to make your crowdfunding campaign stand out
Why you need a current account
Nigeria’s economy needs structural transformation — Expert
Ex-West Ham star jailed
Emery targets better away record
Body from wreckage of Sala’s plane arrives in Britain
Barca preparing for life without Messi
Student wins N3.5m in Betway’s promo
Qatar Asian Cup win may deepen Gulf tension –Analyst
Editorial
Surrendering illegal arms on the cusp of elections
Our election, our destiny

The Nation
SAN quizzed over $30,000 in CJN Onnoghen’s account
I’ll complete Mambilla hydropower project, says Buhari
Fayose’s trial: Judge threatens to order Obanikoro’s arrest
Jonathan preaches peace
Concerns over Reps’ PenCom probe
ASUU suspends strike after deal with Fed Govt
Robbers kill policeman in Ekiti
Defence Hqtrs vows to ensure peaceful, credible polls
House of Reps candidate Johnson urges support for the poor
Emmanuel: Re-branding powers of a game changer
Satumari: I will retire Ndume from Senate
Basiru challenges Osun PDP candidates to road walk
Bindow bars deputy, others from campaign tour
I had premonition of my son’s crash, says VP Osinbajo’s mum
Oyedeji makes case for school sports
Odemwingie makes FIFA Legends list for Women’s World Cup campaign
‘I remembered his eyes’ – Wimbledon champion Kvitova tells court of knife attack
I see a brighter career with Katsina United – Ezenwa
I’m not retiring soon, says distance runner Pam
Cricket World Cup Trophy berths in Nigeria
Falana to workers: fight governors who resist N30,000 minimum wage
ALSCON to restart production soon, says BPE
Chamber to banks: be flexible in funds disbursement to SMEs
Tough times ahead for private sector operators
Entrepreneurs seek improved auditing to boost SMEs
Subsidy: Marketers rely on banks for growth
Farmer, timber seller steal car
Man jailed for betting on credit
Dead soldiers’ kids get Scholarship
Adelusi-Adeluyi to address executive session on fake drug
2019 Election and national values (1)
Editorial: A diplomat departs

ThisDay
Agbakoba Drags AGF, NJC to Court over Onnoghen’s Suspension
Don’t Compromise Standards, Atiku Tells Security Chiefs
Onnoghen: AGF Files 4 Processes in Industrial Court
Arik Launches Valentine Promo
Spat over Leased Aircraft
Eagles Drop Two Places in First FIFA Rankings of 2019
No Salah for Nigeria, Egypt Friendly in Asaba Next Month
Flying Eagles Aim for Outright Win against Junior Mena
Nigeria’s Cryptocurrency Market in 2019 and Beyond
Barcelona Preparing for Life without Messi
LBA Announces NPFL Nominees for January
P&G Promotes STEM Education, Donates Machinery and Equipment
GTBank Reaffirms Commitment to Digital Banking
Group Challenges Agbaje on Education Budget
The Choice is Between Disenchantment with the Ruling APC and the Heavily Discredited PDP
Akwa Ibom Looks to a Better Future with Emmanuel
PINKBERRY Celebrates 1st Anniversary with New Flavor and Promotions
Counsel Seeks consolidation of Buhari’s Certificate Suits
ACPN Rejects Ezekwesili’s Explanation on Campaign Funds
GTBank Reaffirms Commitment to Digital Banking
Assets in CBN’s National Collateral Registry Hits N1.561t
P&G Promotes STEM Education, Donates Machinery and Equipment
EDITORIAL: CONTAINING THE CANCER SCOURGE

Daily Trust
Amidst pains, Borno youth are being primed for business skills — Dr. Amina
1,515 youth contest for Senate, Reps
Skills, not certificates could be future recruitment need
US community donates relief materials to IDPs
After service what next?
No plan to shift 2019 elections – INEC
ACPN to drag Ezekwesili to court over party funding
FG, FCT land tussle throws 360 children out of school
Don’t set Nigeria ablaze, Jonathan cautions politicians
Nigeria drop to 46th in world ranking, retain 4th position in Africa
I see a brighter career with Katsina United – Ezenwa
We cannot look for a draw against Niger – Aigbogun
TCN repairs 150MVA Kumbotso transformer burnt 5 years ago
Fashola to commission 33KVA substation at Ikashe
FCTA orders investigation into Kuje school child abuse allegation
Play roles to enhance peaceful polls, FCT minister tells civil servants
Man pleads guilty for criminal trespass, begs for leniency
2019 elections: A call for caution and hope
Petroleum industry outlook post 2019 elections
Are Nigerians mentally normal?
BCDA and the maladies of campaign
FACT-CHECK: Did German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, endorse Nigeria’s democracy or President Buhari?
Man bathes wife with acid, kills self
NDLEA nabbed 93 suspects at Lagos airport in 2018
Police arrest 3 over torture of lady over phone theft
Editorial: As PVC collection ends today
Kannywood star Zango endorses Atiku
Hadiza Gabon hits 1 million Instagram followers
NCC suspends DND to enable telcos disseminate voter’s education information
HND/Degree dichotomy stays – FG
CRIN releases list of banned pesticides for cocoa production
Four reasons your birds lay small or big eggs
Sokoto rice farmers get early input from NIRSAL
FG, FCT land tussle throws 360 children out of school
ASUU suspends 3-month old strike, as lecturers resume work
Plateau gov’t, unions meet to rescue understaffed higher institutions
Neither APC nor PDP worths a drop of your blood
Pope hopes his Arabian trip will help Islam-Christian relations
NASFAT preaches violence-free election
Niger East: Court nullifies Senator Umaru’s nomination
Kashamu Vs Adebutu: Court orders INEC to maintain status quo
Armsgate: Judge threatens to order Obanikoro’s arrest
Civil engineers institute gets new chair
Andersen Global appoints Bickersteth as Chairman, Andersen Tax Africa
GTB appoints new executive director

Tribune
BREAKING NEWS: ASUU Suspends 3-Month-Old Strike
Buhari, Atiku Mourn Persons Killed In APC Jalingo Rally
BREAKING: FG, ASUU Reach Agreement, Sign Deal
Body Bag Comment: PDP Tells El-Rufai To Direct Venom To Buhari
Buhari Mourns Death Of Two Supporters During Taraba Rally
Sokoto ADC candidate assures of qualitative representation
Expect completion of OB3 gas pipeline 2nd quarter ― Baru
2019: Gombe women call for peaceful elections
Jonathan to politicians: Don’t allow your ambition consume Nigeria
Number of Nigerians without access to internet drops to 32 million ― NCC boss
Saki township road, model school will be completed before May 29 ― Ajimobi
Appeal court affirms Ukachukwu as APGA senatorial candidate
Again, Edo PDP criticises list of INEC Ad Hoc staff
Enugu gov advises traditional rulers, community leaders on World Bank projects
2019 polls: Don’t be provoked to violence, groups counsel Yoruba people
Army spokesman, Brig Gen Usman, announces retirement
Election 2019: One shot dead in Ondo during campaign
Buhari, Atiku mourn persons killed in APC Jalingo rally
My govt ‘ll discourage capital flight ― Akinlade
Say no to succession plan in Ogun ― ADC National Chairman
Makinde to Oyo residents: Vote for all PDP candidates in February, March elections
2019: 8,000 APC members defect to PDP in Wamakko
Polls: Atiku invokes Yar’Adua’s name at Katsina rally
2019 polls: Police assure stakeholders of adequate security, non-partisan
Death toll in Istanbul apartment collapse rises to 10
Armed thugs attack Gov Ishaku’s convoy
INEC may extend deadline for collection of PVCs ― Chairman INEC
Quality representation at NASS, my focus ― Ogun ADC Reps candidate
Edo police arrest three for stripping girl naked over phone theft
SDP withdraws from Presidential race, adopts Buhari/Osinbajo
Sokoto ADC candidate assures of qualitative representation
2019: Gombe women call for peaceful elections
Jonathan to politicians: Don’t allow your ambition consume Nigeria
Number of Nigerians without access to internet drops to 32 million ― NCC boss
Again, Edo PDP criticises list of INEC Ad Hoc staff
Enugu gov advises traditional rulers, community leaders on World Bank projects
2019 polls: Don’t be provoked to violence, groups counsel Yoruba people
Army spokesman, Brig Gen Usman, announces retirement
BREAKING NEWS: ASUU suspends 3-month-old strike
Election 2019: One shot dead in Ondo during campaign
Buhari, Atiku mourn persons killed in APC Jalingo rally
My govt ‘ll discourage capital flight ― Akinlade
FIRS Recovers N23bn From 45,000 Tax Defaulters
BASF nets N24.7tr as turnover in 2017
NNPC makes N281.7bn, spends N238.9bn
Beware of fraudulent entrepreneurship training institutes, CBN warns
Evidence shows Khashoggi murder carried out by Saudi officials ― UN
African Union summit focuses on refugees, migration crisis
Sri Lanka to resume death penalty of drug convicts
Buhari Anointed To Lead Nigeria For Eight Years, Clerics Declare
Women group endorses Atiku for President
How I’ll touch my people’s lives — Kwara Accord gov candidate
Ndigbo, Hausa/Fulani communities, others pledge block votes for Saraki…
Kunle Afolayan Releases Trailer Of New Movie ‘Mokalik’
Dampte Confirmed To Shutdown London Show With Davido
Ayoinmotion returns to Nigeria, set to drop new video

The Sun
Buhari dares Atiku at home
Ikoyigate: Judge issues warrant of arrest against ex-NIA DG, wife
Court threatens to jail Obanikoro over attendance
Don’t set Nigeria on fire, Abdulsalami, Jonathan, Kukah caution politicians
PDP, APC fight over foreign observers
Rigging should attract international sanction – Wike
Ex-VP shakes Katsina, promises jobs, security
Children burnt to death at Borno IDP camp inferno
Python Dance III: Army provides free health care to residents of Lagos
NURTW boss to die for killing policeman
Policeman shot dead chasing robbers in Ekiti
FG to boost gold mining in Osun, others
Politics
Alaba traders endorse Buhari, Sanwo-Olu
Lagos youths visit Aregbesola on Buhari, Sanwo-olu’s campaigns
Rig election, incur our wrath, electorate warn INEC, APC
Atiku’s wife, Reps member, others storm Lagos
Vote candidates of your choice, group tells women
Building near mining site could be catastrophic
Trucks menace: Apapa property prices drop as residents relocate
How election programmes crippled real estate activities –Experts
Housing: Gtext Homes invests N10bn
ESVARBON convenes stakeholders’ meeting to discuss new mechanisms
PDP’ll free Lagos from stranglehold of one man –Agbaje’s campaign DG
Hausa youths pledge support for Ugwuanyi’s re-election
I’ll return Imo to the people –Uzodinma
Anambra markets stand still for Obi
Aare Gani Adams receives PVC, seeks shift of voters’ card collection
APC asks INEC to remove Akwa Ibom REC, Igini, for ‘hating’ Party
CAF U-20 AFCON: Aigbogun targets win against Niger
Peak milk donates wheelchair accessible bus to NPPF
LMC sanctions three NPFL clubs over crowd violence
Boro fans brand Mikel ‘African Zidane’
Beach Soccer: Nigeria ranked 3rd in African, 16th world
Ceferin re-elected as UEFA president
2019 Elections: The choice before Nigerians (2)
Difference of four years
Justice for Gift Alonge
Nigeria’s growing drug problems
Corruption, aka giving gifts
Auditing Nigeria’s tourism leadership: Nothing personal
France recalls ambassador to Italy as row deepens
Nigerians arrested in Cambodian drug bust
Pigs eat Russian woman alive
Ohanaeze and other patriots
Polls: DHQ assures Nigerians of neutrality, professionalism
Lalong shameless, can’t stand with his people -Ortom
Runsewe lauds upswing in Nigerian culture and tourism

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