News Headlines Feb 12, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 12, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Violence mars Buhari’s Ogun rally, crowd throws missiles at Oshiomhole, boos Tinubu
Tension as hoodlums murder NURTW branch treasurer in Lagos
Minimum wage: Workers lobby senators to approve N30,000
Buhari campaign team accuses US, other envoys of supporting Atiku
Why Adamawa will vote Buhari —Bwala
Hypocrisy of foreign election observers
I couldn’t have loaded N450m in my Prado jeep –Belgore
FG forces oil firms to pay N1.2tn royalty arrears
Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria
Court bars FG from freezing Onnoghen’s accounts
Neymar’s absence against Man U big problem – Buffon
Don’t vote leaders who preach terror, says Atiku
Seized N1.9bn: Shagaya frustrating our investigations, says EFCC
APC, presidency plotting to detain our leaders —PDP
RCCG evangelist allegedly steals girlfriend’s car, sells to friend
Polls: DSS threatens to arrest criminals, collaborators
I will not relent in my fight against corruption, says Buhari
Ex-Oshiomhole’s aide, others in the dock
Forgery: Man drags octogenarian father-in-law to court
No new ritualists’ den in Ibadan, police insist
Navy seizes 46 illegal vessels, arrests 240 suspects
How Badagry prince diverted family funds – Witness
Abuja court jails two for N7m land fraud
Monarch revokes sacked Delta gov aide’s chieftaincy title for assaulting woman
Son remanded for allegedly killing his father over land
DSS arrests former Kaduna PDP chairman
Zik’s kinsmen demand apology from Ohanaeze over Atiku
EFCC, ABCON to combat money laundering at airport
National collateral registry to boost MSMEs lending by over N1.23tn
SWIT promotes tax advocacy among women
FBNInsurance projects 30% growth in 2019
United can spring surprise at Old Trafford – Solskjaer
Madrid old boys reunite in Rome
Sala’s death caused by head, trunk injuries – Coroner
Rangers ready for Etoile battle
Tributes pour in for fallen Ogunjobi
Edo Poly opens Centre for Geospatial Information Science
700 UNIMED students face expulsion over refusal to pay fees
The police have, not has
Research reveals wonders of dragonflies, damselflies
UNILORIN alumni donate hostel
Don kicks against proposed dichotomy in accounting profession
2019 Grammys: Twitter on ‘fire’ over Drake’s acceptance speech
Nigerian-American, Ibra Ake grabs first Grammy for producing Gambino’s ‘This is America’
Why I didn’t perform at 2019 Grammys —Seun Kuti
Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’
Ariana Grande wins first Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album
Rocker Chris Cornell wins posthumous Grammy
Iodine deficiency is major cause of thyroid disease – Fasanmade
Managing vaginal discharge in children
‘Diets rich in fibre, vegetables can relieve depression’
Eating breakfast may not help you to lose weight – Study
SIM swap fraud threatens telcos’ mobile money plan
How to use WhatsApp for group, video calls
Konga extends pay on delivery to Abuja
Army gets ICT centre from telecoms infrastructure firm
Editorial: Heeding RMAFC on high cost of governance
A contest between two kindreds
Finally, 2019 elections beckon
Why CCT chairman must reply his query

The Nation
Buhari ‘ll win, say polls
Alleged N544.1m contracts: EFCC detains ex-SGF Babachir
INEC engages EFCC, FIU, CBN, others to track campaign finance
NJC gives Onnoghen seven days to defend himself
APC to U.S. envoy: Buhari will win without rigging
Alleged N544.1m contracts: EFCC detains ex-SGF Babachir
INEC engages EFCC, FIU, CBN, others to track campaign finance
Gunmen kidnap two Bowen varsity workers
Atiku in Rivers: I’m author of restructuring
Days to polls …Politicians keep courts busy
Buhari leads ‘Berlin Wall must fall’ mission to Kwara
Buhari: ‘I’m confident of winning’
Why I want to return to Senate, by Ajimobi
Ekiti election: How PDP, Olusola lost
Confusion over judgment on Cross River APC
Gana’s SDP endorses Atiku
Preye, Durogbade, others win at Cadbury Duathlon Championship
Ramsey signs 4year Juve deal worth £400,000 per week
Mourinho lands Champions League job with RT in Russia
Lagos Media Marathon now holds May 1 – Organizers
Rooney threatens marriage with hang out with barmaid
Updated: Ex-NFF scribe Ogunjobi is dead
New rules for banks on money laundering
LCCI faults freezing of ‘tax defaulters’ accounts’
UTL Trustees unveils online will service
‘Nigeria’s economic fundamentals are strong’
‘How regulators saved 9mobile from extinction’
‘Why Fed Govt adopted $60 benchmark for oil in 2019 Budget’
Ambode hails Senator Tinubu for her ‘life changing projects’
Prince made suspicious transactions from dad’s estate, witness alleges
Police arraign driver over diesel theft
Gunmen kidnap two Bowen Varsity workers
‘Nigeria has highest burden of Tuberculosis in Africa’
Suspected teenage cultists, phone thieves docked in Lagos
Nine die, 15 injured in Kano auto-crash
Armed bandits kidnap 15, kill nine in Niger
Obaseki charges parents, teachers on girls participation in science
JAMB sets for 2019 UTME
250 filmmakers benefit from NFVCB grant in Ogun
Grammy Awards: Cardi B, Drake, Lady Gaga lead awards chart
Grammy: Nigerian Ibra Ake Wins ‘Best Music Video’ Producer Award
‘I haven’t been a role model’, 2face apologises to wife publicly
Grammy: Twitter on ‘fire’ over Drake’s acceptance speech
Grammy: Seun Kuti delivers thrilling performance
PMB and the Lagos crowd
Editorial: Bring down the cost
Why would a man set himself, kids ablaze?

Recovered Loot to be Reinvested, Buhari Reassures Kwara Electorate
Ogun PDP Crisis: Supreme Court Strikes out PDP’s Suit against Kashamu’s Faction
Rivers APC Guber Tussle: Supreme Court Decides Abe, Cole’s Fate Tuesday
NANS Names Nnamani ‘Man of the Year’
EZ-Farming Wins Start-up Competition
Global Currency Exchange Unveiled
Nigerians’ Votes Will Count, INEC Tells Commonwealth Observers
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PDP Raises the Alarm over Arrest of Members
Says Kano rally signposts end of road for Buhari
Buhari Warns Perpetrators of Electoral Violence
DSS assures of adequate security during elections
42 Political Parties Threaten to Boycott Final Peace Accord Signing
Nigeria’s Oil Production Down by 82,644bpd in January
‘Nigeria Spends $10bn Annually to Import Welders for Oil, Gas Sectors’
Electricity Generation, Transmission Peaks at 5,375MW, Says TCN
Clinton Cancels Visit to Nigeria
NSE, World’s Worst Stock Market May Spell Trouble for Buhari
Kaduna Weighs Offer from El- Rufai, Ashiru
Guber Candidates Endorse Ugwuanyi’s Re-election Bid
(Updated) Vote for Any Candidate of Your Choice, Buhari Tells Ogun APC Members
NANS Names Nnamani ‘Man of the Year’
EZ-Farming Wins Start-up Competition
Global Currency Exchange Unveiled
NEITI: FAAC Allocation Not Enough to Fund States’ Budget
Despite Volatility, First Bank Affirms Support for Nigeria’s Oil Sector
Aaron Ramsey Signs Juventus Deal Worth £400,000 a Week

Daily Trust
Why we formed alliance for Buhari in N/East – Bolori
Every candidate needs Lagos
Katsina: Buhari upbeat, Atiku counting on Yar’adua connection
FG earned N1.662trn from oil block license renewals, royalties in one year
LCCI cautions FIRS against debiting companies’ accounts over tax default
4 million people are unemployed in Kano, Jigawa
We’ll reinvest recovered loots in infrastructure – Buhari
Atiku to Buhari: You are instigating violence
Buhari pleads for votes in new video
2019 Elections: Buhari’s team cautions US over ‘unguarded’ comments
NDLEA arrests 355 suspects, secures 36 convictions in Yobe
Ophthalmologists calls for urgent attention to eye care
Group sensitizes 100 women on elections participation
Gombe whip Nasarawa, Akwa spank Kada City
Rohr names Musa, Etebo, Iwobi as Mikel’s replacements
Lobi Stars face uphill task at Wydad Casablanca
FG earned N1.662trn from oil block license renewals, royalties in one year
LCCI cautions FIRS against debiting companies’ accounts over tax default
National Collateral Registry to boost lending to MSMEs by N1.23trn – CBN
UniAbuja hospital health workers protest unpaid salaries
Elections not threat to national security, police chief tells FCT residents
‘Teachers are happy with Dikko’s administration’
Testing the grit of public service (II)
After the voting is over what next?
Comes the revolution
2019 elections and state of the nation
YEMEN: Food aid to feed millions at risk of rotting – UN
UN: Iranians mark 40th anniversary of Islamic revolution
PALESTINE: Two Palestinians suffocate to death in Egypt border tunnel
Police parade 50 over alleged political thuggery in Kano
… parade 4 for allegedly inserting pepper in woman’s private part
Mob kills suspected cultist in Makurdi
Editorial: Before we ban tomato imports
Fayemi approves monthly release of N100 million to clear arrears of Ekiti workers’ gratuity
4 million people are unemployed in Kano, Jigawa
FG, ASUU urged to keep agreements
NEPC trains dried beans farmers, merchants on export guidelines
Anchor borrowers scheme targets 4,000 rice farmers in Sandamu LG
30,000 Rice farmers to benefit from dry season farming loan in Bauchi
JAMB sets for 2019 UTME
Lagos introduces bondsmen for accessible bails
2019 polls: NBA inaugurates monitoring c’ttee
Evolution of fashion in legal profession

The Sun
EFCC arraigns ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal, today
Angry crowd haul missiles at Oshiomhole, APC guber candidate in Ogun
Nigeria’s restructuring starts after May 29 –Atiku
…Rivers people endorse ex-VP
Fresh trouble for Onnoghen
Again, FG warns US on elections
42 political parties give conditions for fresh peace accord
Tanker explosion: LG chair commiserates with Hausa community
Lagos school pupils to have unique identification number –Sanwo-Olu
Amnesty programme lifts Niger Delta, empowers crises-impacted communities
Assailants kill 6 in Delta
Bizmen in custody over alleged production of substandard engine oil
Nasarawa south: Al-Makura no match for me – Adokwe
How we’ll guide APC votes on Saturday – Fashola
Akwa Ibom guber: Indigenes in North endorse Ekere
Presidential poll: Atiku has already won, says ex-Ogun gov, Daniel
Recovered loots to be deployed for infrastructure –Buhari
Royalties: FG to revoke licenses of debtor oil firms
Late passage of 2019 budget, others ’ll moderate 2019 growth –ICAN
ENA Prospects, MTN tackle pre-registered SIM card agents
BUA rewards customers with 25 cars, cash gifts
Customers await outcome of Access, Diamond banks’ merger
Why Buhari will win -Barde
Elections: Agbaje tasks INEC, security agencies on fairness
Abia North: We’re taking your election personal, monarchs tell Kalu
South West Ulamas endorse Buhari
Electorates’ll decide winners, –INEC
Ikale community in Lagos backs Sanwo- Olu
10 years on, Dampte waxes stronger on global scene
Alicia Keys’ dual piano performance at Grammy 2019 applauded
Grammy: Twitter on ‘fire’ over Drake’s acceptance speech
Fidelity Bank wins Bank of the Year Award
UTL Trustees launches ‘WillPower’ online will-writing service
Why CBN disallows trading between bureux de change operators –Gwadabe, ABCON president
Blood of Nigerian not worth shedding over politics – Arinze
Igbo must vote out Buhari for better deal –Nebo
We should back up educational certificates with skills – Ojigbo, Educationist
Proprietor makes case for solid educational foundation in primary, secondary schools
Governing council honours former FCET Umunze provost
Tech-U matriculates new students, to appoint professors of practice

Election: Threats From APC, Buhari Campaign Group, Worrisome ― PDP
Violence Mars APC Presidential Rally In Ogun
JUST IN: Elections: Former US President Clinton Cancels Trip To Nigeria
IPAC urges Nigerians to shun violence, electoral corruption
FG generates N2trn from royalty recovery scheme
Buhari spent his first-term rebuilding Nigeria destroyed by PDP ― Fashola
Election: Kanuri community endorses Bindow, vows to give block votes for APC
Women, farmers key to successful economic growth of nation ― ADP Assembly candidate
Nigeria is no colony, APC tells international community
Oshiomhole’s ex-aide, two others docked, remanded in prison custody over assault, viral sex video
Fear of rigging, cause of voters low turn-out in elections ― NOA
Assets declaration: NJC gets fresh petition against Onnoghen
My Community have not produced election results in 15 years ― Bayelsa Monarch
Atiku, Makinde will win Oyo landslide ― Oyo PDP chairman
INEC to track campaign finance, inaugurates monitoring group
Crisis rocking SDP assumes new dimension as Gana faction endorses Atiku
2019 elections: Stop your cheap blackmail, Omisore tells PDP
INEC justifies adoption of simultaneous accreditation, voting
Creative industry group declares for PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar
Muslim council canvasses removal of Taraba SSG over alleged ‘hate speech’
Election: 7,000 police personnel to provide security in Edo
Election: Police deploy 5,000 personnel in Plateau
INEC commissioner tasks stakeholders, electorate on peaceful election
Buhari’s anti-graft war, a hoax ― Eddy Olafeso
Buhari has set Nigeria aback ― Jonathan
Alao-Akala promises Oyo traders economic prosperity
It’s time to vote out rapacious govt in Kwara ― Lai Mohammed
Don’t be intimidated by military, police deployment ― Ahmed
10 million disabled persons will vote Buhari ― Adelabu
Nigeria’s power sector hits 5375MW new generation peak
Uber launches new Greenlight Hub in Abuja
We must restructure, Atiku reassures south south
FG generates N2trn from royalty recovery scheme
SMEs Need N48trn Financing For Growth ― Emefiele
LITFC generates more than N1.5bn into Federation account in less than…
NEPC, ITC create trade mechanism to boost Nigeria exports
NNDC hands off Hamdala hotel, others to South African firm
Thailand Free Bahraini Refugee Footballer
Zimbabwe’s vice president receiving treatment in India
Iran marks 40th anniversary of Islamic revolution
Thai election panel disqualifies princess as PM candidate
Alao-Akala Will Take Unemployed Youths Off The Streets In Two Years —Oyo ADP Reps’…
INEC Ready For General Election —Agboke, Oyo REC
2019 UTME Registration: Covenant University Turns Applicants Back Home

We’ll Sustain Sanity In Apapa, Environs — Joint Task Force Boss
Nigerians To Access N10bn Credit From CreditRegistry, Others
Opposition Kicks Against Siting Collation Centre Near Govt House In Nasarawa
LCCI Challenges FIRS Over Gagging Of Bank Accounts
NNRC Proposes Better Resource Management
Multi-Billion Naira Blue Water Lagos Redefines Lekki Skyline
Welders, Fitters Want Employment In IOCs
Onokpite Urges Youths To Eschew Violence
Keep Off Social Vices, LUTH Urges Health Information Students
Go For Eye Screening, Prevent Blindness, Me Cure Urges Nigerians
WAHO Investigates Prevelance Of Fake Drugs In West Africa
Obaseki Assures Of Timely Completion Of Govt Science, Technical College At Egor Campaign Rally
Iyalla Passes On At 90
Global Deepwater Oil Production To Hit New Record In 2019
Local Content: Nigeria Spends $10bn Annually On Foreign Welders
Ijaw Chief Declares Support For Uduaghan
Accord Party Reps Candidate Vows To End Youth Clashes In Ajeromi Ifelodun
Just in: Campaign goes wrong as Buhari, Oshiomhole pelted with stones in Ogun
Paul Scholes appointed manager of Oldham
Why we’re mobilising 26.7 million Igbo voters for Atiku/Obi—EPF
Breaking: NJC gives Onnoghen fresh query over EFCC’s petition
Revealed: No-deal Brexit ‘could cost 600,000 jobs in Nigeria, worldwide – study
Shocker! Bullion van driver disappears with $1.13m
The Idibias: What has 2face done again?
Military will break Boko Haram, IS unholy alliance -Buratai
Michelle Obama delights Grammy crowd with girl power message
Muslim-Muslim ticket: I am proud of my role in stopping Tinubu – Saraki
Simultaneous accreditation, voting adopted from 2015 Commonwealth report – INEC
‘Cabals bent on frustrating Buhari’
We’ll publish campaign expenses of parties, engage EFCC, FIU to track politicians – INEC
Breaking: Clinton cancels trip to Nigeria ahead of elections
Lagos Media Marathon gets new date
Man City apologises to Chelsea
Champions League: Mourinho gets chance to hit back at Pogba, Man Utd
NFF mourns astute administrator, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi
Tyson attempts to become Heavy-weed champion
Teenager docked for alleged murder
We are prepared for 2019 UTME – JAMB

The Guardian
Residents groan over return of tankers after Buhari’s visit
Mob stones suspected cultist to death
Another fuel tanker goes in flames in Anambra
Violence forces Ogun State APC presidential rally to abrupt end
Nigeria recovers N1.2tr unpaid oil debts, may revoke debtor licencees
Saraki, Tinubu in war of words
May accused of playing ‘chicken’ with Brexit talks
Fire guts election materials in Anambra
Tension as thugs set PDP campaign house ablaze in Kano
SDP expels Jerry Gana, suspends Donald Duke
ASUP suspends strike
Thai party leader remorseful after rebuke for princess’ PM candidacy
Missing Reus a blow for injury-hit Dortmund against Spurs – Matthaeus
World number one Osaka in shock split with coach
Confident Man Utd can inflict more Champions League pain on PSG
Pochettino faces defining moment in bid for first trophy at Tottenham
Solari’s fledglings breathe life into Real Madrid as Ajax lie in wait
Israel Adesanya to ‘celebrate’ victory over Brazil’s Silva in Nigeria
Osinbajo campaigns in Ogun’s biggest market
Benue lawmaker defects from APC to PDP
What Ekiti guber tribunal’s verdict signposts for elections
Dickson raises the alarm over Buhari’s visit to Bayelsa today
Police Visit Chris Brown’s Home Amid Offset Beef
Akwaaba – Five Adrenaline Thrilling Days In Ghana
Sarz and Wurld Team Up For New Track “Ego (Nobody Wins)”
Woman Who Encouraged Boyfriend To Commit Suicide Set To Start Prison Sentence
Editorial: 2019 elections and Nigeria’s future
The second four years of Buhari government
Questions for Buhari before election
Goodbye to illusions
Brambaifa’s burden
An insight into Buhari’s accomplishments
CBN eases Capital Pressure on Struggling Banks
Ecobank deepens financial inclusion, launches EcobankPay Zone AT Alaba Int. Market
Policies in place will phase out industry cabals, says Aide
PTAD seeks fund to clear pension arrears backlog
‘The president has no say in the appointment and removal of judicial officers in Nigeria’
Man docked for allegedly importing Codeine worth N167m
Relationship between church, law and polity


INEC Engages EFCC, FIU In Tracking Campaign Funding
NAF Destroys Terrorists’ Training Camp In Borno
Electricity Generation, Transmission Peak At 5,375MW – TCN
Violence Mars APC Presidential Rally In Ogun, As Hoodlums Stone Oshiomole, Tinubu, Aregbesola, Others
Gridlock Hits Ilorin As Buhari Visits Kwara
NBA Condemns Qur’an Desecration In Zamfara
NJC Refers Onnoghen, Muhammad To Disciplinary Committee
Shake Up: Army Redeploys 14 Senior Officers
Ecobank Launches Pay Zone At Alaba Int’l Market
Nigeria’s Economy ’ll Improve This Year – Uwaleke
Vandals, Accomplice Bag 2 Yrs For Stealing Power Equipment
Capri-Sun Introduces New Pouch Size
Stockbrokers Urge FG To Utilise Capital Market For Growth
Stakeholders Urge FG To Address Maritime Infrastructure Deficit
Stock Market Begins Trading Week On Positive Note, Gains 0.80%
Atiku And Obasanjo’s Reunion: Shadow Of History (II)
NBP Vital For SDGs’ Achievement – Danbatta
Ogun APC Rally Marred By Protests
Oil Prices Fall As U.S. Rig Count Rise
Campaigns: We’ve Reached Over 20m electorate Via Phone, Says APC
PMB Needs A Second Chance To Complete His Good Works
S’Court Confirms Kashamu As Ogun PDP Gov’ship Candidate
Court Sacks C’River APC Guber Candidate, Owan-Enoh, Orders Recognition Of Usani
Neymar Returns To Barcelona For Treatment
Breaking: Former NFF Secretary General, Dead
I Prefer Career To Marriage, Amanda Ebeye Says
Grammy: Twitter On ‘Fire’ Over Drake’s Acceptance Speech
EDITORAL: Nigeria’s Latest Corruption Rating
As Buratai Radiates Sir Ahmadu Bello’s Leadership Heroism
Communications : How NCC, CBN’s Regulatory Interventions Put 9mobile On Growth Path
Ahmed To Electorates: Don’t Be Intimidated By Security Deployment During Polls
Local Content Development Vital For Rapid Industrialization
NITDA Cautions Nigerians On Use Of Public Internet Access Services
NOTAP Moves To Save Government Over N240bn
Understanding The GMO Campaigns

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