News Headlines Feb 25, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 25, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Saraki loses, Buhari, Atiku in tight race
Four corps members missing in Akwa Ibom, 14 freed
PDP plotting to release fake results — APC campaign council
Live Updates: 2019 Presidential Election Results
We don’t meddle in contractors’ affairs, Chevron tells MWUN
36.8 million bank accounts linked to BVN
Ethiopian airlines plans all female flight to Oslo
Bad loans: Banks urged to de-risk asset portfolios
PDP alleges plot to alter results in nine states
Senate: APC defeats Accord Party in Buhari’s LGA
Ambode delivers LG as APC wins Lagos East Senatorial District
NRM to boycott governorship election in Zamfara
APC lauds INEC, security agents over Zamfara poll
IDF kicks against violence in Ijesaland
EFCC officials storm Ogun INEC office
Senatorial poll: APC’s Bamidele, Adeyeye, Adetumbi win, Olujimi loses
Falana wants INEC to take over electoral offenders’ prosecution
Ballot papers, card readers burnt, hoodlums attack Osun INEC office
Party agent, others shot dead in Taraba
Police debunk Jos highway attack
Five persons killed by gunmen in Taraba —Police
Nine killed in Rivers as army, police confirm soldier’s death
‘Corps members couldn’t operate card readers during elections’
Atiku leads in Akwa Ibom as Akpabio set to lose Senate
Ortom, Mark, Akume hold meeting with Benue REC
JUST IN: Atiku wants to scuttle announcement of election results, says APC
Group inaugurates cooperative housing fund
Over eight million workers have pension accounts — PenCom
Musa happy to be back in action
Leicester sack Puel after Palace defeat
EPL: Liverpool return to top after United draw
Bencic beats Kvitova to win Dubai title
Arsenal climb to top four
Three things we learned from the League Cup final
Editorial: FIRS vacillation over wealthy tax evaders
Will PDP or APC rescue the economy?
Now that we have voted
Shooting ballot box snatchers and the Nuremberg Defence

The Nation
Buhari leads in Sokoto North LG
APC’s Basiru wins Osun central senatorial seat
Breaking: Saraki loses senatorial seat
Kalu delivers LG to Buhari
PDP demands release of Buba Galadima
Battle for Senate: Saraki, Sani, Olujimi, others fall
128 arrested for electoral offences
Collation of presidential results begins in Abuja today
Falana to INEC: take over trial of poll offenders
APC criticises PDP for asking INEC to declare Atiku winner of presidential election
Elections well-executed, say observer groups
Returning, new Reps emerge
Why Fed Govt launched new digital identity ecosystem
‘PDP will bounce back in Imo’
Polls: Drama and surprises
‘Amuwo Odofin constituency ‘ll benefit from my stewardship’
INEC warns against fake results
Atiku mourns victims of election violence
Shot Bayelsa Govt House Photographer not dead
Breaking: Poland 2019: Nigeria draw USA, Qatar, Ukraine
Liverpool go top of EPL with draw at Manchester United
NAICOM to focus on capital requirement, risk based supervision, others in 2019
BOC Gases joins Linde Group
NAICOM: insurance penetration in Nigeria, others abysmal
Settlement banks get CBN’s order on N15b collateral
AfDB review mechanism for third assessment
Apex bank injects $268.4m, CNY 46.3m into Retail SMIS
Salesman faces N7.6m theft charge
Two in court for alleged phone theft
Two break into police officer’s home
Man remanded in prison for attempted burglary
LUTH discharges stoned thug
Anambra to shut down uncertified morgues
No student was stoned to death, says Onitsha school
Fire guts N1m grains in Jigawa
The prize
Editorial: Unacceptable
Finally, the services of Father Time brought to the fray

Live Updates: Senate & House of Reps Results as Announced by State INEC Offices
Melaye Defeats Adeyemi in Kogi West
Live Update: Nigeria Decide 2019
Afenifere Condemns Attacks on Igbos During Election
APC Spokesman, NDDC Boss Deny Possessing Arms, Snatching Ballot Boxes
IG Advocates Technology as Key Driver to Improve Community Policing
PDP Leading in Ondo Presidential Poll
Buhari in Early Lead as Katsina APC Wins House Seat
Again, Boroffice Wins Senate Seat
APC Wins House Seat in Niger
INEC Sacks Plateau Returning Officer
Abe Mourns Mowan Etete, Others
Dickson Calls for Protests over ‘Rigged’ Bayelsa Polls
INEC reschedules elections in 39 units
Atiku Leads in Five Oyo LGAs
Buhari Defeats Atiku in 10 Kano LGAs
Obiano Loses Own LGA to PDP
Buhari Leads in Five Lagos LGAs
Atiku Wins 10 LGAs, APC Picks Two House Seats in Abia
Orji Uzo Kalu wins senate seat
‘APC is Brazen, Lacks Shame’
‘PDP Wants The Presidency so Badly’
Newrest ASL Nigeria Opts for Voluntary Delisting from NSE
AfDB Begins Electricity Cooperative Feasibility Studies in Nigeria, Ethiopia
Chioke: There is Need for Stronger Institutions in Nigeria
Stock Market Declines on Profit-taking, Elections Delay
Promoting Financial Inclusion
VIMN Africa Hosts Industry Experts
Flying Eagles Draw USA, Ukraine, Qatar
FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP *S’Africa paired with Argentina, Portugal, S’ Korea in ‘Group of Death’
LET: Oboh Finishes 27th in SA Masters, Heads to Australia
Man City Beats Chelsea on Penalties to Win Carabao Cup
Iheanacho, Ndidi to Get New Coach as Leicester Fires Puel
Liverpool Grabs a Draw at Old Trafford to Move to the Top
Arsenal Regains Top Four Spot
Bolton Owner Agrees Deal to Sell Club
Anthony Joshua Queries Why Wilder Chose to Fight Fury

Daily Trust
Electoral officials fair, show no government interference – Observers
APC’s Barkiya wins Katsina Senatorial seat
Osun: APC wins Ila federal constituency
Police arrest 128 over electoral offences
Polls: Business activities resume in border towns
APC wins House of Reps, Senate in Badagry
Ondo: 35-Year-Old SDP candidate wins House of Representative seat
APC clears Kwara Central, kicks Saraki out of Senate
Orji Uzor Kalu wins Abia North Senate seat
Atiku leads Buhari with over 75 percent votes in Ebonyi
Polls: Business activities resume in border towns
Presidential election: PDP in early lead in Oyo
PDP, APC clash over presidential polls
Liverpool go top after Old Trafford draw
Emery provides update on Iwobi injury
Raja still winless in Confed Cup
Activities pick up at Lagos Airport, Abuja after Saturday’s polls
Forex: CBN injects $268.4m, CNY46.3m into retail SMIS
Seamless trade: Customs seals private trailer park at Seme
Elections: Disenfranchised residents say they are tired of violence
Polls: Food, water vendors make brisk business at voting points
Suleja residents happy with peaceful elections
What is ‘delivering polling unit’?
What Sambo Dasuki symbolises
Mr. President Sir!
Adieu to ‘True Activism’
Emefiele: Analysing CBN’s Command-Room guru
SENEGAL: Macky Sall faces 4 challengers in polls
SAUDI ARABIA: Princess Bandar al-Saud becomes kingdom’s first woman envoy
UNITED KINGDOM: Brexit must not be frustrated, May vows
Editorial: Scarcity of anti-snake venom
Tempting Galaxy S10 Unveiled
Five simple ways to protect your online transactions
Cisco predicts 5G domination by 2022
‘Why pensioners picketed First Bank offices’
FG restates commitment to promotion of healthy working condition for Nigerian workers
Decent work key to development – Guy Ryder
Sex-for-mark scandal: ASUU Benin zone condemns Dr. Igbafen’s suspension
INEC officer in detention for allegedly altering election result

The Sun
Bayelsa under siege –Dickson
Election: IPOB spits fire over attack on Igbo voters in Lagos
Opposition plans to cause violence, change S’East, South South results –APC
Rivers election killings: Rivers govt to seek justice for victims – Wike
Buhari leads in eight Sokoto LGAs
Tension as PDP, APC allege poll fraud plot
Some INEC staff failed in duty, Yakubu admits
Polio: Aliko Dangote Foundation boosts Nigeria’s certification by WHO
Dubai receives 15.92m tourists in 2018
Presidential election results from Benue State
Killings: US Consul-General calls for end to violence in Rivers
Niger: Bello flags off re-election bid on shaky note
How Supreme Court judgment restored sanity in IPMAN -Ajulo
Why I want to be first Kano female lawmaker –Zainab
Voter apathy likely in future elections – WANEP
UAE’s ADNOC seals $4bn pipeline infrastructure deal with KKR, BlackRock
BoI begins second round of Tradermoni disbursements as beneficiaries repay loans
Nigeria offering MET services to Liberia, S’Leone
Trump says trade talk with China ‘very productive’
Red star upgrades ISO certification
APC clears Senate, Reps seats in Ekiti
Mimiko loses to PDP
Polls: Afenifere condemns attack on Igbo voters
APC kicks as INEC announces results in Ebonyi
..INEC reschedules elections in 2 Bayelsa LGAs
Presidential polls: Buhari leads in Katsina
Ighalo helps Shanghai Shenhua win on debut
Poland 2019: Nigeria draws USA, Qatar, Ukraine
Uzoho wins match ban appeal
Dybala scores as unbeaten Juve defeats Bologna
Federer hints at Clay Court return
EPL: Injury – hit Man United holds Liverpool
Bordeaux coach faults Kalu’s Egales position
I rejected Canada, Panama offer for Nigeria -Next Kanu
Ndidi, Iheanacho’s coach sacked
Musa relishes come-back for Al Nassr
Iwobi assists as Arsenal returns to top four
Beach Volleyball: Team Nigeria lands in Cape Verde
Politics Nigeriana: So poor, so rich
Now that we have voted
This presidential election is a sham
Nigerian elections and right to life
Bola Tinubu defect to PDP? Never! (2)
Should in-laws be enemies?
Kim heads for summit with Trump
President Sall tipped to win as Senegal holds election
Pope declares ‘all-out-battle’ against sexual abuse
Bursting Chinese smuggling network in Africa

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