News Headlines Feb 14, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 14, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
CUPP fixes protest for Friday as CCT orders Onnoghen’s arrest
Buhari, Atiku, others sign peace pact on poll outcome
Incite violence, get visa ban, forfeit assets –Britain
Three persons killed by Boko Haram in Shettima’s convoy
Buhari campaign organisation accuses Amosun of anti-party activities
Buhari to Nigerians: Vote for me, you won’t regret
PDP shuns Ogun as Buhari, Atiku hit home states to woo voters
AAU suspends ASUU chair over alleged sexual harassment
AIB blames poor visibility for Osinbajo helicopter crash
Amosun presents N1.2bn cheques to ex-political appointees
CUPP fixes protest for Friday as CCT orders Onnoghen’s arrest
Not the ‘who’ but the ‘what’ to vote against
Report names Mushin, Oshodi among top five stealing spots in Lagos
Man nabbed for defiling six-year-old girl in Ogun
4:45 am
Robbers lead mob to lynch innocent clearing agent in Lagos
Police arraign businessman for failing to supply N3.1m farm produce
Three persons killed by Boko Haram in Shettima’s convoy
AAU suspends ASUU chair over alleged sexual harassment
Police arraign businessman for failing to supply N3.1m farm produce
Four railway workers, others arrested for equipment theft
Gunmen kidnap UBEB official in Ondo
Lagos-Ibadan road: Motorists groan as military men cause gridlock on ‘Long Bridge’
‘Vote out politicians connected to Okorocha’
Afenifere leaders again declare support for Atiku
EU blacklists Nigeria for money laundering, terror financing risks
Apapa gridlock: Utomi advocates intermodal transport system
Nigerian ports boast $15bn facilities, says NPA
Total Nigeria announces winners of competition
FG to auction another N150bn bond February 20
FG hands over Warri port terminal to concessionaire
Sala’s body to be flown to Argentina for vigil
‘Arsenal didn’t use Ramsey correctly’
Joshua, ‘Big Baby’ clash in US on June 1
Enugu Rangers stay unbeaten in CAF Confederation Cup
Flying Eagles lose U-20 AFCON s’final to Mali on penalties
PSG must overcome fear – Mbappe
21 Savage granted release on bond from immigration detention
Brown advocates task shifting to solve health care problems
Editorial: Nigeria should eradicate FGM
Not the ‘who’ but the ‘what’ to vote against
The incumbency factor restated
A harvest of paradoxes
Nigerians march to vote in a choiceless poll

The Nation
Hold Amosun responsible for Ogun APC campaign violence, says Odunsi
Fears over Obasanjo’s link with foreign poll observers
EU adds Nigeria, Saudi to dirty-money blacklist
Buhari, Atiku, others sign Peace Accord
Why Osinbajo’s chopper crash-landed, by AIB report
EU adds Nigeria, Saudi to dirty-money blacklist
Buhari, Atiku, others sign Peace Accord
Why Osinbajo’s chopper crash-landed, by AIB report
CCT orders Onnoghen’s arrest
NJC issues fresh query to acting CJN
Ex-SGF Lawal, brother, others get N50m bail
Gunmen kidnap UBEC official in Ondo
‘Demonising Osinbajo is a joke carried too far’
Ijaw group denounces NGOs for frivolous allegations
Use general elections to elect credible leaders, Aare Adams urges Nigerians
2019: PDP unveils strategies against election rigging
Aisha Buhari calls on women to vote massively for APC
Shekarau urges youths to shun violence during election
Sanwo-Olu promises Lagos take over of National Stadium
Sala’s body to be flown to Argentina for vigil
U-20 AFCON: Mali edges Nigeria on penalties to reach final
Portugal Open: Quadri makes seeding list
U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles lose to Mali in Semifinals
John Ogu cautions: Beware of social media braggers!
$165m Blue Water Estate berths in Lagos
DPR outlines achievements
BEDC holds safety campaigns in Edo
BoI, firm seal N1b Niger Delta off-grid deal
Why NERC is unable to grow sector, by group
Lagos to conduct integrity test on hospitals, others
Court jails fake cosmetics producer 15 months
27-year-old tailor ’hits’ landlord with chair
Two ‘fake’ lawyers charged with fraud
Varsity suspends ASUU chair for alleged sexual assault
Man, 44, ‘rapes’ six-year-old girl
Hoodlums clash over money in Oshodi
Physically-challenged rally for Buhari, Tinubu, others
Aize Obayan 1960-2019
Say what you mean and mean what you say (X)
FUT accuses plaintiff of grass plagarism
Principal celebrates retirement in style
Lagos restates commitment to education
Badagry schools shine in French quiz
‘Showering gifts on lovers should’t be done only on Valentine’s Day’
MAPOLY students’ dilemma
ASUU and the power of paradigm (I)
Shun misconduct, VC tells freshers
Students storm INEC offices for ad-hoc job
See you at the polls on Saturday
Editorial: Starving IDPs

INEC: We Won’t Postpone Elections over Burnt Materials
NJC Constitutes 5-Man Panel to Investigate Petitions against Onnoghen, Muhammad
NNPC, IOCs Sign FID on Assa North/Ohaji South Gas Fields
I Never Negotiated with Buhari over My Re-election, Says Wike
Asks Amaechi to let his son lead war in Rivers
Capital Importation Declines to $2.14bn in Q4
Niger Delta’s Former Agitators Endorse Buhari’s for Second Term
Ateke Tom disowns group
Police Open Adeleke’s Trial over Alleged Examination Malpractice
INEC Working for PDP, Oshiomhole Alleges
Your party’s woes are self-inflicted, CUPP tells APC chairman
CUPP Alleges Assassination Attempt on Its Spokesman
Presidential Election: Nigerians in UK Back Atiku
Court Orders EFCC, Two Banks to Pay Benue Govt N100m
Ignore Call to Boycott Elections, IWA Tells Ndigbo
Okupe Denies Report of Polls Survey on Atiku
PDP Raises the Alarm over Heavy Security Deployment in Kwara
Buy Votes, Go to Jail, EFCC Warns Politicians
Police Bar Personnel from Carrying Firearms at Polling Centres
‘It is Not the Business of Ohaneze to Adopt Candidates’
‘Okowa Has Done Well, Deserves a Second Term ‘
Things That Pertain to Our Peace
The Best 12 Months of Victor Umeh’s Life
PDP Sets up Parallel Voting Tabulation System
Farmers Eye Bumper Harvest in 2019
Heritage Highlights Benefits of ‘Octopus’
‘Nigeria’s N1tn Courier Industry Untapped’
9mobile Mulls Strategy to Remain Competitive
Leveraging Social Media for Youth Empowerment
Emeje: Nigeria Must Invest to Acquire Relevant Courier Skills
Mali Edges Nigeria to Reach U-20 AFCON Final
CAF Confed Cup: Enugu Rangers Pull 1-1 Draw in Tunisia
Sanwo-Olu to Revisit Failed Lagos Bid to Take over National Stadium
LaLiga Hosts Derbies Close Up Event in Lagos
UEFA Charges Man Utd, PSG over Crowd Trouble
Ogunjobi’s Death Shocks Organisers of Nigeria Pitch Awards
Barcelona, Real Madrid Matches Live on DStv, GOtv
Egypt 2019: Amapakabo Invites 33 to Camp ahead of Libya Fixture
For Effective Data Gathering, Invest in Youths, Gates Tells Nigeria

Daily Trust
Peace Accord: Keep to your words, Switzerland tells Buhari, Atiku
Buhari, Atiku: We’ll accept outcome of credible polls
CCT orders Onnoghen’s arrest
EFCC to appeal ruling on Benue’s account
NJC forms fresh panel over Onnoghen, Mohammed
Don’t accept food from politicians on election day, FRSC officers warned
Gen. Alkali: Court grants bail to remaining 7 suspects
Atiku, Buhari will struggle with accepting defeat – Chatham House
You won’t regret giving me your votes – Buhari
Army warns officers against following politicians during polls
In Ogun, no easy ride for Buhari, Atiku
Kano central: I’m not afraid of Kwankwaso – Shekarau
Mali edge Nigeria to reach U-20 AFCON final
Zidane tipped to replace Sarri at Chelsea
United can still progress despite PSG defeat – Herrera
How Nigeria recorded N23.44trn investment inflows from abroad in 5yrs
Shell, partners sign FID for Assa North gas 300mcf/d
FG commissions N146m Torankawa solar power for 350 homes
Gwarimpa residents worry over proximity to polling units
INEC sensitises FCT corps members towards general elections
Gunmen abduct housewife, 2 children in Abaji
Surprises as we near the D-Day
Let’s pray for Nigeria
Testing the grit of public service (II)
Tomorrow never dies
2019 Elections: Neither religion nor ethnicity
Things that pertain to our peace
EUROPEAN UNION: EU adds Nigeria, S/Arabia to dirty-money blacklist
IRAN: Suicide bombing kills 27 Revolutionary Guards
Sri Lanka: Govt begins recruitment for ‘moral’ hangmen
Man, 44, defiles 6-year-old girl
Human trafficking: 2 women arrested, 10 victims rescued
NDLEA arrests 60 suspected drugs users, dealers in Zamfara
Editorial: Three fires at INEC offices
VOXPOP: Are only men obligated to share gifts on Valentine Day?
How soyabean farmers can overcome low yield problem
Why farmers should embrace organic fertiliser
Gombe dry season farmers rejoice over NIRSAL’s inputs
Why FG, ASUP disagreement lingered
Ukana poly to open entrepreneurship centre
Plateau gov’t, unions meets over higher institutions again
MTV Base’s ‘Choose or Lose’ reality show returns to screen Wednesday
Grammy 2019: Cardi B, Childish Gambino make history
5 Nigerian celebs born with silver spoon
Certificate: Court to hear suit against Wike Feb 25
JUST IN: NJC forms fresh panel over Onnoghen, Mohammed
Another setback for APC as Appeal Court declines enforcement order

The Sun
CCT orders suspended CJN Onnoghen’s arrest
2019 polls, referendum on INEC –Ekweremadu
Buhari, Atiku shake hands at 2nd peace accord
Army denies killing, arresting IPOB members
Kalu mourns Ogunjobi
Boko Haram hits Borno gov’s campaign convoy
How militants were unleashed on my govt –Buhari
N272m grass-cutting scandal: Ex-SGF, Lawal, others get N50m bail
Nigeria’s economy on path of growth –Udoma
Poor visibility, cause of Osinbajo chopper crash –AIB
How election’ll be won, lost shape election
Why Buhari deserves re-election –Obi
Many people we call leaders are tribal chiefs –Ashimolowo
I’ll bring development to Oyi/Ayamelum federal constituency – Enefe
Only Atiku can take Nigeria to promised land, says Domo-Spiff
Skill acquisition, funding key to growth of startups – Aranmolate, Grandville boss
Foster Ease of Doing Business, LCCI tells government agencies
PKEF set to empower outstanding entrepreneur with N100,000
Local content breach: PENGASSAN set to tackle Exxonmobil
Foreigners filling vacancies in 925 trades in Nigeria –ITF
Vote Buhari or forget Igbo presidency –Okorocha
General elections: EFCC warns against vote-buying
Police ’ll wear special tags on election day – IGP
Polls: PDP introduces parallel voting tabulation
2019 presidency: Atiku best for Nigeria –UK group
…Ejidike commiserates with NFF
2020 NSF: We have facilities to host Nigeria – Obaseki
Zaniolo strikes twice for AS Roma to beat FC Porto
Rohr: It ’ll be difficult for Eagles to win AFCON
Egypt 2019: Amapakabo invites 33 to camp
U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles lose to Mali on penalties
Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely
2019 polls and the new godfathers
Warning to election observers and other stories
Travel writers lament state of Nigerian tourism
For your urgent attention: Generals Ebitu Ukiwe, Azubuike Ihejirika, et al
In the eye of public storm
Local content breach: PENGASSAN set to tackle Exxonmobil
Foreigners filling vacancies in 925 trades in Nigeria –ITF
FCMB Women in Business launches zero-interest rate product for SMEs
Glo, Huawei lift 30 tertiary schools, 150 outstanding students
Nigeria, Saudi Arabia feature in dirty-money blacklist, upsets Britain
UK announces winners of ‘Go Global Competition
Love toast as Eko Hotels hosts Valentine’s dinner

Presidential Poll: How We Will Prevent Rigging On Saturday ― PDP
CCT Issues Arrest Warrant On Onnoghen
FG Wants To Jam Telecoms On Saturday, Equipment Imported From Israel,…
I’m Determined To Restructure Nigeria, Trust Me ― Atiku Abubakar…
Vote Only APC Candidates, Osinbajo Tells Ogun Electorate
Election: NOA urge politicians to desist from inciting utterances
Reject inducement, say no to intimidation ― ADC senatorial candidate
Corps members make elections more credible, acceptable ― NYSC DG declares
As he keeps date with destiny on March 2, Gov. Bindow says ‘No shaking’
Stakeholders want INEC, security agencies to be apolitical, unbiased
INEC REC tasks Imo youths on active participation in politics
Tricycle operator docked for allegedly stealing colleague’s tricycle
Kwara Govt inaugurates committee on healthcare fund
Elections: NSCDC deploys 2,550 personnel in Niger
FRSC urges personnel to exhibits good conducts during election duties
A vote for Buhari is for consolidation ― Ex-APC women leader
Kogi indigenous communities pledge support for Buhari
NIP govt will give hope to Oyo people ― Gov candidate
4,750 customers to win N400m on Diamond Xtra Promo Season 11
Alleged exam malpractices: Court commences Senator Adeleke’s trial
Don’t disenfranchise me, Ogun SDP gov candidate begs INEC
Mrs Ajimobi’s road show, gifts not vote buying ― Opatunde
2019 Election: PDP raises alarm over heavy security deployment to Kwara
Political mayhem: Oyo APC raises alarm over impersonation
184,377 PVCs uncollected in Adamawa ― INEC
Gunmen kidnap UBE official in Ondo
Anambra govt inaugurates Reading hubs in Communities
Osinbajo’s helicopter crash: AIB releases report
EU broadens dirty-money blacklist, adds Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama
Trial of former Airforce Chief, Amosu, adjourned till March 6
Election: Police meet stakeholders in Sokoto, vow to deal with troublemakers
Election: Bayelsa PDP chieftain urges police to be neutral
Elections: Don’t mortgage your future by taking tokens ― Kazaure
Wamakko inaugurates FG’s 60KWs solar power project in Torankawa
Elections: NSCDC warns against violence after announcement of results
INEC REC tasks Imo youths on active participation in politics
Tricycle operator docked for allegedly stealing colleague’s tricycle
Kwara Govt inaugurates committee on healthcare fund
Elections: NSCDC deploys 2,550 personnel in Niger
FRSC urges personnel to exhibits good conducts during election duties
STRANGE: Baby Born With No Limbs
France bombed Chadian rebels to stop coup d’etat ―Foreign…
Afghan government fires election commission
When People’s Trust Presidential Candidate Took Message Of Hope To Ondo
Adelabu, Ajimobi’s campaign for continuity
Representation should be people-oriented —Oyo ADP Reps’ candidate
FG exposes plot by opposition to instigate crisis ahead of polls

The Guardian
CCT orders arrest of Justice Onnoghen
Buhari, Atiku, others sign final peace accord
Local funding slows as tech startups raise $95m offshore
Buhari assures Commonwealth scribe of credible polls
US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen billions
Vice President Osinbajo’s helicopter crash avoidable, says bureau
Army, EFCC, FRSC caution against unwholesome practices during polls
APC, Ndoma-Egba reject Usani as Cross River guber candidate
Don’t compare Atiku with Buhari, says UK campaign group
Joshua to defend titles in New York on day of Champions League final
Son hails Spurs’ strength in depth after downing Dortmund
Mali beat Nigeria to reach final
Napoli captain Hamsik completes China move – lawyer
John Lazarus, Alalade, 31 others to battle Libya for ticket
Sanwo-Olu promises sustainable sports development plan for Lagos
Simultaneous accreditation, voting is invitation for rigging
‘Let’s stop politics of money, vote-buying’
Candidates, electorate’s health suffers as campaigns intensify ahead of polls
The magic of elections
Cardi B Gets A Lip Piercing
Drake Thanks Kanye West For Helping His Career
Editorial: What happened to promises on Leah Sharibu?
Buhari not wanted on this journey
Things fall apart, but is the President aware? – Part 2
Things that pertain to our peace
My fears, hopes about 2019 elections
How poor transport structure slows down Nigeria’s economy
Shell to spend N1 billion to develop 11 Imo communities
Stock market reverses previous gains amid profit-taking
Stakeholders proffer solutions to over N100bn unclaimed dividend
Spice up your Valentine with natural aphrodisiacs
Presidential committee on elimination of drug abuse begins nationwide probe
Nigeria loses over N144bn yearly to medical tourism on cancer
How workplace toxicity impairs productivity and profitability

Valentine Special: Marketing Africa As A Female Sex Tourism Destination
Quality Education, Tool For Nation Building- Prof Omole
Tompolo Breaks Silence, Says I Can’t Endorse Buhari
We Won’t Postpone Presidential Poll For Any Reason – INEC
Peace Accord: Allow Votes To Count, Atiku Tells Buhari
The Odds Against Buhari On Saturday
Buhari Or Atiku? No Saint, Just The Lesser Of Two Evils
After ASUU Strike: Lecturers In Classes Without Students
AFCON 2019: Rohr Admits Victory’ll Be Difficult
Broom In The Wrong Place
APC‘ll Plunge Nigeria Into Slavery —PANDEF
POLLS: We Must Avert Looming Disaster — Kolade, Anya, Asiodu, Wigwe
Edo PDP Accuses INEC, APC Of Plot To Sabotage Elections
International Community Focus On Nigeria: What Changed Between 2015 And 2019?
FALSE Assets Declaration Charge: Why CCT Ordered Police, DSS To Arrest Onnoghen
Police Arraign 2 Fake Lawyers
APC Needs Another 4 Years To Prove Itself—UYEI
Politics of 2023 shaping 2019
Whose interests should government serve: The many or The few?
The sad story of the four years ago…
Ogun: Amosun’ll pay for rally fracas after polls – APC
Emergence of State Health Insurance Schemes
Should Nigerians give Buhari their votes on Saturday?
New Minimum Wage: Buhari begs private sector not to sack workers
7-yr-old girl assaulted with hot knife by aunt for stealing chewing gum
Defection: I remain in APC – Tinubu
AFCON 2019: Rohr admits victory’ll be difficult
Egypt 2019: Amapakabo invites 33 to camp for Libya clash
Simon: Levante unlucky to lose in my first La Liga game
Sanwo-Olu promises to restore Lagos sports glory
Chelsea want Zidane to replace Sarri
The little things we neglect: Sharing
Why Nigerian music industry may be in danger – Chidi Okeke
I’ve known music as my father was a popular gospel artist- UPGRADE
Cardi B, Nicki, others show girl power at the Grammys: Winners, losers

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