News Headlines Feb 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
PDP reacts as Buhari says corruption threatens Feb 16 poll
Arms scam: FG fails to probe Buhari’s NSA, minister
Man, woman found dead in car in Lagos
Buhari’s visit: Confusion in Ogun as Amosun, Osoba make parallel plans
Why influential Nigerians are against Buhari —Ngige
Despite protest, Egbetokun assumes office as Kwara CP
Polls: Nigeria must avoid ‘Venezuelan nightmare’, says Akinyemi
How rotten tomatoes cause cancer
God bless el-Rufai and his body bags
Gunmen attack Abia pastor, kill two daughters
Overcrowding: Nine slump at Atiku’s rally in Kano
Cops apprehend Uber driver’s killers, recover car
Bauchi vigilantes allegedly torture butcher to death over goat theft
Party suspends chairman, scribe for campaigning for Buhari
Victim severs suspected rapist’s manhood in Katsina
President, Atiku to sign fresh pact on poll outcome Wednesday
Don’t vote for Buhari, Fani-Kayode tells Nigerians
Being Tinubu’s puppet, a compliment, Sanwo-Olu tells Agbaje
Victim severs suspected rapist’s manhood in Katsina
Seven die in Anambra petrol tanker fire
Ondo housewife arrested for assaulting daughter over inability to recite numerals
Father of three arrested for defiling underage girls in Niger
Two nabbed over motorcyclist’s killing during Ondo rally
Nigeria spends N5.468tn on debt servicing in 39 months
N3.4bn tax debt: FIRS to sell properties of 52 firms
FG targets improved business environment for construction
PPP projects‘ll tackle housing shortage – Experts
NIMASA detains LPG tanker for flouting Cabotage law
Power distributors must automate their systems, says NERC
Aguero hat-trick as Man City rout Chelsea 6-0
Adesanya beats Silva to keep unbeaten record
Oshoala scores on Barca debut
Aina grabs winner against Udinese
Mikel rues Boro draw
Spurs sink Leicester at Wembley
ASUU panel to monitor FG’s N25bn disbursement to varsities
Fayemi tackles congestion with four new schools
Ariana Grande wins first Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album
Rocker Chris Cornell wins posthumous Grammy
Brad Pitt spotted at ex-wife Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday
Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards
Music’s top stars set for Grammys gala
Destiny helpers buying cars, houses for actresses –Grace Ama
WHO increases support on Lassa fever in West Africa
Huawei donates $1m ICT lab to Nigeria
Avanti, MainOne extend Internet connectivity to rural communities
Google to introduce online safety course to schools
Nigeria ranks 105th in mobile Internet speed
Editorial: FG should recover $60 billion lost oil revenues
Where is $7bn CBN placed with 14 banks?
As we vote on Saturday

The Nation
Govt condemns ‘Kwankwasiyya attack on residents’
Seven die, 15 vehicles burnt in Anambra tanker fire
Report: Buhari’ll win 60%
Court warns CBN, NCC on Etisalat
Elections: INEC expresses confidence in card readers
PDP’s Kano rally: Three feared dead, 30 fainted
RRS nabs Uber driver’s suspected killers
Leah Sharibu’s death report fake, says Fed Govt
2019: APC, PDP revel in psychological battle
Kwarans in Lagos endorse Abdulrazaq
‘Masses root for Buhari in Kwara
Atiku’s candidature, a blessing to Nigeria, says Jerry Useni
PDP to Buhari: Your Presidency reeks of corruption
Christian votes will make the difference, says Wike
Manchester City crush Chelsea 6-0 as Aguero scores another hat-trick
ICC Cricket World Cup trophy lands in Nigeria
Tottenham overcome Leicester City’s challenge to stay in EPL title hunt
Ikechukwu Uche: Secrets of my career
Stocks in biggest pre-election rally
108 meter asset providers to start operation soon
Grow With Nigeria improves credit access to farmers
N17b judgment debt: Appeal Court sets aside conviction of First Bank chiefs
NSIA launches Health Insurance
AXA Mansard announces AXA partnership with Liverpool FC
Man, woman found dead inside car
Lagos reviews academic calendar
31-year-old spiritualist defrauds woman of N2m
LAWMA threatens to shut Ladipo market
Woman bites co-tenant’s nose
Biker takes voter awareness campaign to streets
Businessman faces N311.7m drug charge
Police arrest Uber driver ‘s alleged killers, recovers car
Varsity accuses ASUU of plotting to destabilise institution
Lagos artistes declare support for Buhari, Sanwo-Olu
Banky W organises campaign concert
Most Nigerian hip hop acts are not musicians, says Chief Richardson of America
The Touchstone: Atiku should save his tears till he loses – Sam Omatseye
Sam Omatseye
Lest we forget
Editorial Humongous!
Extra-constitutional spending
Endorsements and endorsers

ThisDay

NIMASA Detains NLNG Vessel
Atiku’s Kano Rally Throws Open Buhari’s Northern Strongholds
Massive crowds at Bauchi, Jigawa, Katsina, Kaduna show PDP candidate has altered equation
Cooking Gas Scarcity Looms as NIMASA Detains NLNG Vessel
Bans waivers, commences clampdown on foreign vessels NNPC’s refineries record N137.5bn operational losses
NJC Reconvenes over Onnoghen, Muhammad Today
CUPP raises the alarm over alleged FG plot to lock down NJC headquarters
Buhari: General Election, Democracy Threatened by Corrupt People
FG’s Technical Advisory Committee Report on Minimum Wage Ready
Shun Electoral Violence, Goodluck Jonathan Foundation Urges Stakeholders
Akinyemi advises Nigerians to welcome foreign observers
Bill Clinton to Deliver Keynote at the Signing of National Peace Accord
Okowa Mourns Former Mid-Western Region Military Gov, Ejoor
INEC Loses 5,987 PVCs, 297 Ballot Boxes to Plateau Fire
Promises to reprint burnt PVCs
Leah Sharibu Not Dead, FG Reassures
Family demands her release before February 19
NIM Gives Buhari Seven-day Ultimatum to Reinstate Onnoghen
Appeal Court Sets Aside Contempt Judgment against First Bank’s Chairman, MD
Kaduna PDP Kicks as DSS Arrests Campaign Spokesman
FG Saves $550m from Removing Ghost Employees
Nigerian Airports Record 15.2m Passengers, 227,834 Aircraft Movements
Degema People Declare Support for Wike’s Re-election
Clark: Why We Endorsed Atiku
THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND CLOUD OF GLORY
Delta Presents Epic Battle Between Two Fierce Electoral Warlords
We Will Continue to Send Persons with Proven Cases of Corrupt Enrichment to Prison, Says Buhari
Sahara Power Group Inducts 39 Engineers
Banks Move to Boost Lending
Access, Diamond to Reward Loyal Customers
Mastercard Unveils Sonic Brand
Sanni Calls for Projection of Nigeria’s Investment Potentia
NPFL: MFM FC Fight Back to Stay on Top of Group A
IfeanyiUbah, Heartland share points in Okigwe
Ola Aina Grabs Winner as Torino Defeats Ekong’s Udinese in Italy
Oshoala Scores First Goal for Barcelona
Cricket World Cup Arrives Nigeria
PREMIERSHIP: Man City Decimates Chelsea to Go Top
RESCUE NIGERIAN GIRLS TRAFFICKED TO MALI
EDITORIAL: ASUU AND THE TEMPORARY REPRIEVE

Daily Trust
Elections under threat, Buhari says
NJC to reconvene today over Onnoghen, Muhammad
News of Leah Sharibu’s death fake — FG
Deaths at rally: SGF leads Buhari’s delegation to Taraba
National Library building to be completed at N50bn
NIBET boss, Marilyn Amobi, in trouble over N2bn fraud
Aguero scores hat-trick as Manchester City lash Chelsea 6-0
2019 elections: INEC expresses confidence in card readers
Atiku promises to improve agriculture, commerce if elected
Zamfara stalemate will be resolved before elections – Buhari
Kano: Atiku promises improved agric, commerce if elected
Polls: APC meets gov’ship, senatorial candidates
Cavani doubtful for Manchester United clash
Tottenham down Leicester to maintain title bid
How global developments caused short-term stability for Nigeria’s economy – Experts
FG targets $30bn annually from ‘MINE’ project
NNDC hands over Arewa Hotels to S/African firm
Gunmen abduct 27 year-old man in Abaji
APC, PDP supporters clash in Deidei
Policeman faces investigation over breaking motorcyclist’s wrist in Kubwa
Mega rallies and giant billboards
El-Rufai & Obi: Unguided missiles
Vote the right way; break the cycle
Petroleum industry outlook post 2019 elections
ETHIOPIA: Egypt’s Sisi takes over as new head of AU
ALGERIA: Ailing president seeks fifth term
SPAIN: Nationalists call for PM Sanchez’s resignation
Police recover 2 guns, ammo from suspected teenage robber
…rescue 2 women from kidnappers in C/River
5 kidnappers ‘killed’ in Sabuwa LG
Editorial: As ASUU suspends strike
Atiku rally grows Kano crowd
Crowds pack out Buhari rally in Lagos
The technological evolution of INEC
How to check if your password is safe
Halogen announces security risk solution company
Anchor borrowers scheme targets 4,000 rice farmers in Sandamu LG
30,000 Rice farmers to benefit from dry season farming loan in Bauchi
Dangote Tomato Company to resume operation soon – MD
5 Nigerian celebs born with silver spoon
‘Sesame Street’ marks golden jubilee
SMWLagos: “Hone your craft, build engagement,” Basketmouth tells Stand-up Comedians
N4.7 bn trial: I would’ve join APC so that my sins can be forgiven but…, says Ladoja

The Sun
Why Nigerians should re-elect me – Buhari
Ex-Mid-Western gov, Ejoor, dies at 87
Clinton, Commonwealth scribe to witness second peace deal in Abuja
IGP orders tight security around INEC facilities nationwide
Elections: Wike woos Christian voters
NJC recommends Onnoghen’s retirement, Muhammed to stay as CJN; CUPP kicks
Atiku shuts down Kano
Why Nigerians should re-elect me – Buhari
Ex-Mid-Western gov, Ejoor, dies at 87
Clinton, Commonwealth scribe to witness second peace deal in Abuja
16-year-old Anumudu wins InterswitchSPAK 1.0
Army engineer laments killing of personnel in North East
IPOB: Soldiers allegedly gun down 3 traders in Aba
Minister decries blackout in Bayelsa
Monarch strips sacked Okowa’s aide of chieftaincy title
Insecurity/polls: Ekiti monarch suspends traditional festivals
APC presidential campaign youth committee embarks on market sensitisation
Frustration: We sympathise with Agbaje –Sanwo-Olu
Ajimobi solicits support for APC in Oke Ogun
Ekweremadu: My opponent sabotaging Oji-Awgu road project
Users applaud as CFAO brings back King Long buses, vans
Ports concession agreement’s review becoming political talk
WMC maps out strategies to curb illicit trade, smuggling at creeks
Salvaging downstream sector from imminent collapse
BEDC reconnects 42 communities across coverage states
Elections
Imo guber: Withdraw if you’re afraid of me, Okorocha tells Uzodinma, Araraume, Ihedioha
Polls: Make sure you vote, Saraki urges Nigerians
Mbappe donates $35K for Sala pilot search
Ola Aina seals Torino win
Tsonga wins ATP Tour title in Montpellier
Iwobi, Lacazette help Arsenal to EPL win at Huddersfield
Ian Wright: Arsenal fans unfair to Iwobi
Mikel exposes Chelsea
NPFL: MFM FC, FC Ifeanyiubah maintain top spots
SOS to CBN, EFCC, SFIU & FCMB
Zik, Obiano, Nwodo: History’ll vindicate the just
Here with us at last
Presidential election: Choosing between Atiku and Buhari
My last words before elections …For young Nigerians
Valentine’s Day: Love your neighbour as yourself
NCAN moves against cashew farm encroachment, plucking unripe fruits
Guber poll: Aided fire victims pray for Ugwuanyi’s victory
Ebonyi: Buhari support group begins house-to-house voter education campaign
North vs North: The dilemma within
Operation Python Dance is APC’s strategy to involve military in election –Ologbodiyan
AIG Zone 7 gears up police for elections

The Guardian
Orphanage steals, sells boy for N850,000
Kebbi deputy governor’s convoy kills army personnel
One year after, Leah Sharibu’s family begs Buhari for rescue
Protest as DSS arrests PDP campaign director
Redefining micro lending with NCR’s N1.5 trillion loan portfolio
Court warns CBN, NCC, others against concluding Etisalat’s sale
Venezuela’s Guaido warns military on blocked aid
RRS arrests killers of Uber driver, recovers car
Lassa fever kills 14, infects 68 in 13 states
Polls’ anxiety engenders mixed fortunes in air travel business
Atiku is best candidate to tackle economy, restore unity, Ortom declares
Flying Eagles aim to confirm superiority over Mali
MFM maintains lead in Group A as Kano Pillars beat Yobe Desert Stars 3-1
Chelsea has fantastic players but no leaders, says Mikel
Cricket World Cup trophy arrives in Nigeria today
The Guardian wins Gyaku Ryu karate-Do award
Ologbondiyan, Akinlude task Nigerians on electoral choices
‘I’m coming out because there is lack of justice, equity in the polity’
‘No rational Nigerian will vote for APC, PDP’
Remember Abacha and reject poverty
Watch: Drake Gets Cut Off During Grammys Speech
List Of Winners In The Major Categories At The 2019 Grammy Awards
Country Star Kacey Musgraves Wins Grammy For “Album Of The Year”
Cardi B And Offset Reunite With A Kiss At 2019 Grammys
Editorial: Ronaldo et al and the rule of law
The crude oil in my home region
An evolving drug control response in Nigeria
Revisiting the Jubril el-Sudaniya narrative
The incumbency factor restated
Stakeholders reiterate peaceful polls as key to market rebound
Civil service groans under suspension of tenure system
NASD OTC records N25 billion transactions in 2018
FSDH predicts over N2 trillion liquidity flow this month
Developer expands portfolio with $25m apartments
Global affordable housing gap reaches $740 billion
Firm targets 40,000 houses yearly, unfolds estate
Nigeria cities burdened by inadequate planning, urbanisation

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