News Headlines Feb 27, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 27, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
UPDATED: Buhari wins second term
Live Updates: 2019 Presidential Election Results
I declared Ifeanyi Ubah winner to save my life – Returning officer
I have fulfilled my promise to retire Akume, says Ortom
Elite, importers conspired against Osinbajo at VGC –Ojudu
February 23 elections: The pluses and the minuses
Injured Obafemi out for rest of season
Senatorial poll: Akpabio, Akume, Uduaghan lose
Uduaghan alleges fraud, PDP protests Omo-Agege’s win
PDP rejects Borno, Yobe, Zamfara, Nasarawa election results
Obi accuses INEC of disenfranchising eight million South-East voters
2019 budget, wage bill suffer delay as NASS extends recess
Ngige, Umeh reject Anambra central senatorial election
Aina seals €10m Torino permanent deal
Victim tells court how eight UNILAG undergraduates gang-raped her
Shock as father of five hangs self in Ekiti
Court remands teacher for sexually assaulting nine pupils
Consultant bags four months in prison for N65.5m pension fraud
35 missing after bandits attack Niger communities
Fire razes Osogbo plank market
Teenager remanded for armed robbery in Lagos
Mercedes-Benz expands portfolio with new A-Class Sedan
IATA to improve aviation with diversity, inclusion awards
Protecting yourself from pinless debit card fraud
AfDB supports African projects with $11.3bn in seven years
Retailers, merchants recorded 150,777 failed PoS transactions Tuesday
NSE launches trading platform for mutual funds
10 United stars to miss Palace clash
Mourinho wants next club to have ambition
Rodgers agrees Leicester deal
‘All eyes on Eunisell Boot’
Editorial: Theft and tracking Nigeria’s crude
Remedying power sector for service delivery
Cost-reflective tariff or metering, which comes first? (2)
A word for the president-elect

The Nation
2019: INEC declares Buhari winner of presidential election
2019 Presidential Results
PDP demands stoppage of collation of presidential election results by INEC
‘Bindow reduced Atiku’s margin in Adamawa’
Senators Omo-Agege, Manager re-elected in Delta
Buhari tops with 15.19m
How they stand in the RACE FOR Senate: APC 61 PDP 33 YPP
100 houses razed, many feared killed in Kaduna
Rivers official, PDP chieftain, others paraded
100 houses razed, many feared killed in Kaduna
Rivers official, PDP chieftain, others paraded
PDP, APC disagree at Collation Centre
Stock market in mixed performance
Different strokes, different folks
Court remands UNILAG students for allegedly raping 17-year-old
30 parties demand fresh elections in Bayelsa
My victory not accidental, says senator-elect
Lagos is stronger for its diversity, says Sanwo-Olu
Basiru dedicates victory to Osun Central
Delta NDCP complains about poll irregularities
Kwara: End of a political dynasty
Aftermath of broken romance: Dele’s ex Ruby goes into hiding
Lionel Messi a special friend, rare breed, says Neymar
Aisha Buhari, NDE empower 1,250 women in FCT
Oil prices rise as OPEC rebuffs Trump’s pressure
Cisco Meraki eyes market disruption via solutions simplification
Wanted: $30b yearly for energy development
Firms adopt AI to boost manpower
$500m coming for special economic zones funding
Driver damages N26.7m G-Wagon
Church worker, 32, defiles girl, 6
Hoodlums didn’t intimidate voters, traders at Oshodi, says lawmaker
Ex-banker’s failure to get lawyer stalls trial
Teenager charged with robbery
Ambode to workers: prepare for retirement early
Three face N13m theft charge
Man steals gold wristwatch
BBNaija concludes online audition
Oscars: Spike Lee acts funny as ‘Green Book’ clinches best picture
Sexual abuse: R. Kelly released after settling $100,000 bond
Tonto Dikeh reacts on having new boyfriend
MTN Group’s music business gets new officer
Big Brother Naija has been a blessing to me – Ifu Ennada
Editorial: Agbako’s apotheosis

ThisDay
NBA Accuses INEC Officials of Aiding Election Rigging
Presidential Polls: Buhari Scores Highest Votes
Buhari Wins Kebbi
Live Updates: Senate & House of Reps Results as Announced by State INEC Offices
National Assembly Adjourns to March 12 for Lack of Quorum
US Calls on Nigerian Youths to Study Black History
Shippers’ Council Raises the Alarm over Attacks on Nigeria’s Waterways
Buratai Denies Asking Army Officers to Work for Buhari
Obi Accuses INEC of Disenfranchising Eight Million South-east Voters
Olanipekun to Speak on Electoral Law, Democracy at Oxford University
Court Sacks Plateau Lawmaker over Certificate Forgery
Lagos Senator Commends Constituents, INEC on Victory
Sanwo-Olu Charges Lagos Residents to Co-exist in Peace
Varsity Don Emphasises Cross-disciplinary Scholarship for National Devt
I’ll Retrieve My Mandate from Al-Makura, Adokwe Vows…
Uduaghan Seeks Cancellation of Delta South Senatorial Election
Court Reverses EFCC’s Demotion of Academy Commandant
IAAF World Rankings System Launched
A Resurgent Abia Under Ikpeazu
Bracing Up for Another Snail Speed?
Salute to His Fighting Spirit
In Imo, Ihedioha Confronts ‘Iberiberism’
MAKING OUR DEMOCRACY WORK
PDP Asks INEC to Halt Collation of Presidential Results
Atiku Wins Plateau
CUPP Rejects Poll Results
Marriott Introduces New Travel Program
More Firms Issue CPs to Tap Short-term Funding
Emirates Woos Nigerian Travellers
ITF Trains 450,000 on Skills Acquisition
IFAD Launches Fund to Create Jobs for Rural Youths
United Capital Records N9.2bn Revenue, N5.6bn
Bribery: FIFA Bans Tanzanian Ref Life
Royal Liverpool to Host British Open Championship in 2022
UEFA Charges Ramos for Deliberate Booking
EDITORIAL: THE FCT BROOM AND PUBLIC DECENCY

Daily Trust
BREAKING: See votes polled by all Presidential Candidates in 2019 ElectionsINEC declares President Muhammadu Buhari re-electedBuhari to deliver acceptance speech now2019 Presidential Poll: INEC declares APC’s Buhari winner
Alleged poll fraud: Army parades Wike’s commissioner, others
Sokoto PDP rejects polls results, Tambuwal calls for calm
Election result: Youths threaten to burn Plateau APC chairman’s house
Jonathan’s kinsmen allege plot to rig constituency poll result
Anambra police arrest 14 electoral offenders
Buba Galadima writes family, says he is fine
FRSC recovers N1.78m in accident victim’s car
BREAKING: See votes polled by all Presidential Candidates in 2019 Elections
INEC declares President Muhammadu Buhari re-elected
Buhari to deliver acceptance speech now
2019 Presidential Election: How Buhari trumped Atiku
Loute blames chilly weather for Rangers’ defeat in Sousse
FIFA Women World Cup trophy hits Abuja in April 11
Udoh enjoying competition for Eunisell Golden Boot Award
Forex: CBN boosts market with $210m
Abuja Airport receives more passengers after poll
NIPC grants 9 coys Pioneer Status Incentive in Q4, 2018
INEC declares Okigwe Senate, Rep seats inconclusive
Akume loses Benue North West senatorial seat to Orker-Jev
PDP clears National Assembly seats in FCT
Class and cluster in Nigerian politics
No true winners
Closing the gap for Buhari in Plateau
Presidential elections: Now the longest wait
Fat rat saved from manhole by German animal rescue
Pakistan vows to respond after Indian ‘air strikes’
‘Fake Kenyan president’ arrested
Housewife kills husband over suspected girlfriend
How I was gang-raped by 8 students, Unilag student tells court
Female teacher accused of sexually assaulting 4-yr-old pupil
Editorial: Killing of NDLEA officers
Buhari leads Atiku with 1,004, 011 votes from 18 states
Comparison of 2015 vs 2019 Presidential election Results
Twitter Trend: How Nigerians react to #BuhariIsWinning
Forgery: Court sacks Plateau lawmaker
How 15-year-old chieftaincy dispute was resolved at Supreme Court
Illegal sack: National Industrial Court gives Energy Commission till Apr 9

The Sun
PDP rejects Kano presidential election result
…Party demands INEC stop results collation in Abuja
Kwara Central: I was rigged out –Saraki
Army parades electoral offenders
Kalu visits FMC Umuahia for medical check-up, begs FG to upgrade facility
Election result: Senate winners cont’d
Presidential election result: Buhari comes tops
Dasukigate: How I got N400m from ex-President Jonathan – Metuh
Anambra: Police arrest 14 suspects for ballot box snatching, thuggery
Bandits kill 16 in Sokoto
Unpaid entitlements: NLC plans operation occupy Ogun Friday
Obaseki thanks Edo people for acceptance of APC
Abia North: Stop raving, APC tells Ohuabunwa
Ekiti: Aftermath of election tribunal verdict
Kaduna: Why APC can’t return- PDP
PDP no threat to us –APC
Glo seals pact with Africa CEOs on economic growth
Actionaid urges Nigerians to boost tax revenue
GPPSL bags FIN Pipeline Service Company of the year
Monarch pledges support for Ocean & Cargo Terminal
Obaseki attributes migration, human trafficking to economic hardship
CUPP, LP demand cancellation of polls in Bayelsa
Omo-Agege returns to Senate, Uduaghan fails
APC, PDP share National Assembly seats in Edo
Cross River: Ayade tasks residents on guber, Assembly polls
Anambra Central: Why we can’t declare winner – RO
Court sacks Plateau lawmaker for forgery, orders payment of N30m damages
France 2019: Ballon d’Or winner out of Falcons World Cup clash
Nigeria Pitch Awards organisers set for 6th edition
‘Surgeon’ Joshua vows to reconstruct Miller’s face in New York
Nigerian music industry scores high with Star brand
‘Fire outbreak’ incorrect
Veterans remember Achuzia one year after
The place of divorce in both old and new testaments (2)
2019 Poll: Nurudeen Dasali’s idiotic reaction
Buhari’s skewed view of the Igbo race
Revolution in Nigeria’s payroll software package
Lifeline for 20,000 people in Enugu, Ebonyi
70 Onitsha youths get royal empowerment
Onitsha Port: Waiting for succour
Imo community floats unity projects
My life as a lawyer, SAN –Ofodile
My journey from banking to recycling –

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