News Headlines Feb 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
I’ve never seen our democracy so debased as it was on Saturday – Atiku
Buhari dedicates victory to God, Nigerians, unfolds agenda
Presidential result: Afenifere kicks, Ondo APC jubilates
Ninth N’Assembly to get 15 ex-govs as senators
I’ve never seen our democracy so debased as it was on Saturday – Atiku
Buhari dedicates victory to God, Nigerians, unfolds agenda
Navy arrests 130 vessels for maritime crime
Youths celebrating Buhari’s victory attack policemen in Lagos
Family mourns 16-year-old pupil’s death on election day
Beauty queen clashes with pageant organisers over prizes
Christian pilgrims board boss arraigned for stealing
Delta, Abia APC candidates seek cancellation of NASS polls
I will recover my mandate, says Akpabio
Why Buhari won by a wide margin in Kano – Ganduje
Imo PDP kicks
APC govs congratulate Buhari, say victory well deserved
ACF hails Buhari’s re-election, urges Atiku to accept defeat
Navy arrests 130 vessels for maritime crime
Beauty queen clashes with pageant organisers over prizes
Court reserves judgement on Jonathan’s ex-aide N1.6bn fraud case
Zamfara gov candidate ejects IDPs for voting Buhari
Backlash as man tweets ‘12-step guide to being a beautiful woman’
Firemen rescue man from burning house in Kano
TI commends PDP for not resorting to violence
You can’t parade govt officials on election duties, Wike tells army
African leaders congratulate Buhari on victory
INEC backs separate body to prosecute electoral offenders
Appeal Court affirms Owan-Enoh, others as APC candidates
Debts exceed statutory revenues in 32 states, says FRC
Billionaires’ list: Dangote gains $5.8bn in one day…now world’s 64th richest person, worth $16.6bn
Nigeria can earn $60bn annually from solid minerals –Expert
Power generation loses 1,108MW, drops to 3,456MW
Govt revenue drops by N42bn as FAAC allocates N610bn
Oil sector, highest contributor to illicit financial flows –Report
Davido battles Taylor Swift, others for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
Editorial: Buhari’s victory and challenges ahead
INEC, professors, and analogue elections
In defence of Mahmood Yakubu
The debt Buhari owes Nigerians

The Nation
Obasanjo keeps mum over Buhari’s reelection
APC wins two Reps, one Senate seats in Bayelsa
Buhari’s victory ends dominance of cabals, says APC chieftain
NLC to Atiku: accept defeat in good faith
Wild jubilation in Edo over Buhari’s victory
Peaceful polls victory for Nigeria, says Buhari
‘Don’t gloat over victory, humiliate opponents’
UK, African leaders congratulate Buhari
Tackle lapses in electoral process, Olawepo-Hashim urges President
Dangote is world’s 64th richest
UK, African leaders congratulate Buhari
Investors bullish despite equities’ loss
CCT: Appeal Court reserves judgments in Onnoghen’s cases
Atiku rejects Buhari’s victory, heads for court
Buhari and challenges of second term
Court reserves judgment in trial of Jonathan’s ex-aide
Ogun APC rally: Police arrest six suspects
Disquiet in PDP as Jonathan loses senatorial district to Sylva, APC
Domestic observers applaud presidential election
Buhari conducted freest election since 1951, Esogban of Benin
Haye warns Joshua on Miller fight
Ahmed Musa congratulates Buhari
Fenerbahce coach reveals why Moses was substituted
Lagos Media Marathon will boost Ambode’s road races revival, says Alli
NFF hails President on re-election
Nigeria win inspired our qualification, admits Ivorian Diabate
Fed Govt, states, local govts share N610.368b
NEITI uncovers $20b recoverable revenues
‘Mergers, acquisitions coming to downstream oil sector’
‘Real estate funds panacea for housing shortage’
Traditional rulers seek autonomy for NDDC
NSE lauds NNPC for women engineers’ support
Ohanaeze: no crisis between Igbo, Yoruba in Lagos
Army certifies 35 fit to manage business
LASU Students Union election holds today
Lab chief warns block moulders
Woman charged with defrauding cleric of N10m
Suspected cultists face theft charge
Two held for ‘public disturbance’
Three killed, policemen injured as youths clash in Lagos
Tackling insecurity in schools during elections
Lagos deputy gov urged girls on science courses
Winners emerge at Maths contest
Firm to hold spelling bee contest
Educationist hails Sanwo-Olu’s education manifesto
Firm donates textbooks to Ondo pupils
Death of a dream
As poverty grinds
FUOYE threatens students: ‘no payment no lecture’
Fce (T) Omoku hospital gutted by fire
BIU students hold Business Fair
Students laud Unizik VC on infrastructure
In case you are just joining
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
Editorial: After the victory


Twists, Turns of Kajuru Killings
My Election is Victory for Nigeria, Says Buhari
Atiku: This is the Worst Election in 30 Years
Aliko Dangote Now 64th Richest Man in the World
Election Observer Groups Score INEC 80%
Stock Market Capitalisation Down by N85bn
Tinubu, Governors Congratulate Buhari on Re-election
APC Retains Majority Seats in Senate
Buhari’s Mandate Illegitimate, CUPP Insists
Appeal Court Reserves Judgment on Onnoghen’s Case
SGF: Buhari’s Victory Triumph of Democracy
US Military to Support Offensive against ISWAP, Boko Haram
Dasuki Fails to Stop Alleged Corruption Trial
Again, Hoodlums Attack Traders in Parts of Lagos
Police arrest 37, quell uprising
Presidential Election: Imo Women Protest Military, Police Misconduct
Finally, INEC Declares Ekwunife Winner of Anambra Central Senatorial Election
Ize-Iyamu: Youth Must Be Actively Involved in Electoral Process
Gwamna Describes Buhari’s Victory Beacon for Fight Against Corruption
Atiku: I’ll Reclaim ‘My Mandate’
Atiku Rejects Election Results, Heads to Court
Photos: Buhari Celebrates Election Victory
Ehimuan-Chiazor: Nigerians Need Affordable Broadband to Access Video Ads
Dangote Cement Records N901bn Earnings, Declares N16 Dividend
MainOne, Facebook Enhance Open-access Fiber Network
Swift2pay to Introduce Online Bill Payment Service
UK Disagrees with US Decision to Ban Huawei 5G Network
New Nokia Phones Unveiled
Cyprus Cup: Falcons Beaten 4-1 by Austria
Yobo Tips Omeruo to Step into His Shoes
D’Tigers’ Coach Slams Cameroon over Match-fixing Allegation
NFF Congratulates Buhari on Re-election
Sala: Nantes Goes to FIFA to Demand First Payment from Cardiff
FA Investigating Nigerian Football Agent, Man City over Sancho’s Transfer
Lagos Media Marathon Will Enhance Ambode’s Road Races Revival, Says Alli
Football Sponsorship: The Lokosa Example in NPFL
Setting Healthcare Agenda for Nigeria (2)
Polio: Dangote Foundation Boosts Nigeria’s Certification by WHO
PROFOH, BOSKOH Reach Out to the Grassroots
IMEDReads Introduces New Vaccine Storage Device
Firm Pledges to Improve Health Status through Online Services

Daily Trust
Youth besiege Abuja, block roads celebrating Buhari’s victory
Gunmen abduct 11-year-old boy in Abaji
Expect more projects, Aduda promises FCT residents
2019 elections: Traditional ruler commends youth for peaceful conduct
Security guard arrested over theft of Lexus jeep
2019 polls: Voter turnout rises in 19 states
Don’t go to tribunal, Agbakoba advises Atiku
Buhari vows to deal with Sokoto, Kaduna killers
Nigerians want Buhari to focus on economy, jobs – Survey
Local observers urge Atiku to accept results
Buhari’s victory sign of confidence by Nigerians – Masari
Buhari promises inclusive govt, Atiku heads to court
ICPC seizes 12 properties from businessman
How INEC chair stopped Chidoka from staging ‘Orubebe’ at collation centre
Yobo tips Omeruo to step into his shoes
Fenerbahce coach explains why Moses was substituted against Istanbul
How N14.5bn diversion controversy affects Nigeria’s export project
Aliko Dangote now 64th richest man worldwide
FG’s bonds rise, market loses N85bn as Buhari wins re-election
How to judge the Hanoi Summit
The battle Osinbajo couldn’t win
2019 elections: Increasing consideration for PWDs
AMCON continues to deliver despite odds
Egypt: Deadly train crash at Cairo station
United Kingdom: Brexit: MPs debate Theresa May’s next steps
Japan: ‘Tiniest baby boy’ ever leaves Tokyo hospital
Court remands 4 for allegedly beating suspected thief to death
Police arrest six for pelting VIPs at APC rally in Ogun
Editorial: As Ghana mass deports Nigerians
Joke Silva congratulates Buhari on his re-election
How ‘Boko Haram’ grass threatens Kwara rice communities
Dealing with snails and slugs that attack your crops
You can use methyl bromide for pest control, Quarantine office overrules NAFDAC
Unizik turns innovative ideas into commercial venture
FG gave N727bn to higher institutions in 4 years
El-Amin School instills passion for learning in students
Osinbajo cuts ‘Next Level Cake’
R. Kelly bond on sexual assault charges set at $1 million, due back in court Monday
Robert Rodriguez: How We Made ‘Alita: Battle Angel’
Thousands of square meters of land degraded daily in Nigeria’
Solar energy: ICEED trains women technicians in Borno State
Ogoni Cleanup: HYPREP to provide water to affected communities
Armsgate: Court dismisses Dasuki’s application for indefinite adjournment
Army gets 4th chance to defend suit challenging senior officer’s dismissal

The Sun
Kalu urges Nigerians to accept Buhari’s victory
Appeal Court reserves judgement on Onnoghen’s multiple appeals
2 feared dead as post-election violence erupts in Lagos
African leaders congratulate Buhari
House of representatives winners
I won’t concede defeat, our mandate stolen –Atiku
Buhari, Osinbajo receive certificates of return
EFCC docks 19 over illegal diesel deal
Presidential election has divided Nigerians more along regional, religious lines – Temlong, Plateau ADP guber candidate
Atiku to Buhari: Your victory is fraudulent, cannot stand
C’River Central: APC, SDP reject senatorial poll result, go to court
Why Atiku, Saraki, Akpabio, Uduaghan lost –Niboro
Obaseki congratulates Buhari, salutes peoples’ vote for uprightness, honesty
Buhari’s victory’ll make Igbo presidency reality in 2023 –Igbo World Union
Condemnations trail Buhari’s victory in Onitsha
VAT: Manufacturing sector contributes N864bn in 6 years –NBS
Real sector expands for 23rd month as PMI rises to 57.7%
Stock market loses N85bn as investors take profit in value stocks
Capri-Sun introduces 100ml pouch size
How SMEs can tackle products counterfeiting –Agbeyo, Cornfield Group boss
Buhari: Those questioning Kano results unserious –Ganduje
Five days after, INEC fails to announce Plateau north results
Use your re-election to complete ongoing projects, NLC tells Buhari
Polls: Vote cancellations higher than 2015 –YIAGA Africa
Presidential poll: Govs, Sanwo-Olu congratulate Buhari
Accept election outcome, security expert tells Atiku
Fighting bribery and corruption in Nigeria: Mission impossible? (2)
On top of the situation?
Oto geeism: Kwara’s own home-grown democracy
Cinnamon: A delightful spice for your health and beauty!
Your large breasts and you
Pregnant with no appetite
APC breaks PDP hegemony in Bayelsa, wins 3 NASS seats
Ayade dismisses thumbprinting viral video, demands police, DSS probe
Mixed reactions trail Buhari’s re-election in Nsukka
Anambra Central: INEC declares Ekwunife winner
VAT: Manufacturing sector contributes N864bn in 6 years –NBS
Real sector expands for 23rd month as PMI rises to 57.7%
Day beggars refused alms, deserted Abuja streets
Ordeal of lady whose hand was chopped
Lifeline for 20,000 people in Enugu, Ebonyi
70 Onitsha youths get royal empowerment

The Guardian
Why I’ll challenge poll result in court, by Atiku
Presidential poll results fraught with 513,214 lapses, say CSOs
Okocha shocked over court arrest order
Ladan, 31, Adefisoye, 34, emerge heroes of #NotTooYoungToRun
Court hears Okupe’s alleged receipt of N702m windfall from Dasuki
LASUTH holds choral tribute for Bankole
Fire service rescues man from burning house in Kano
UPU congratulates Buhari, urges unity
Warri Boys Association cautions Delta people against violence at guber poll
England investigates Nigerian agent in Sancho’s deal
Okparaebo inspires girl-child with free training, equipment
Nwora dismisses Cameroon’s match-fixing allegation against Nigeria
Lokosa’s award boosts battles for goals in the NPFL
Kepa dropped by Chelsea after Wembley row with Sarri
Bale avoids punishment for celebration against Atletico
Taking it by force, fire and fury
Lalong, REC accused of stoking looming bloodshed in Plateau
‘How Rivers votes for Buhari rose astronomically’
Not a victory for democracy
Tyga Sued By Car Company
South African Pastor Denies Resurrecting Man From The Dead
Why some kids behave badly
Editorial: Now that Nigeria has decided
A Lagos polling unit conversation
Body bags and the apparition of death, sorrow and blood
High costs of conducting elections in Nigeria
A vote for Leah
‘Nigeria’s iron ore can generate $60 billion yearly’
Passenger traffic slows down after pre-election surge
Stock market lose N86 billion more as Buhari is re-elected
Dangote Cement posts N390.3 billion full year profit
Alumni give back to alma mater, seek improved funding of sector
Varsity repositions to tackle unemployment, uncompetitiveness
Stakeholders canvass e-learning to improve sector
Varsity harps on entrepreneurial, practical skills for nation’s growth
Scientists advance natural cures for cancers
Top ways to prevent Urinary Tract Infections
Classification of heart-healthy nutrients
Your beliefs can create your reality

#NigeriaDecides2019 | UK Congratulates Buhari On Re-Election
African Leaders Congratulate Buhari On Reelection
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Obasanjo Keeps Mum Over Buhari’s Reelection
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Tinubu Congratulates Buhari, Urges Nigerians To…
Buba Galadima released
N/Delta activist urges Buhari to run inclusive government, promote peace, unity
Stakeholders knock NRC over importation of wagons without locomotive engines
March 9 guber: PDP still holds ace in Enugu State
NASS elections in Ogun State, charade ― ADC
FCT minister congratulates Buhari, commends residents for orderly conduct during election
I will revisit cases of sacked workers in Oyo State ― Makinde
Emerhor hails Buhari’s re-election, thanks Deltans for voting APC
Buhari condemns Sokoto, Kaduna killings
Ambode congratulates Buhari, Osinbajo on re-election
Buhari election victory, tacit approval of APC programmes — Support Group
PDP, Senator Ohuabunwa reject results of Abia-North senatorial election
Buhari’s victory, confirmation of faith, trust in him by Nigerians ― SGF
Oshiomhole mocks Saraki for losing Senate seat
1 shot dead, DCO attacked in Lagos during Buhari’s re-election celebration
Alleged N9.7bn fraud: Court adjourns ex-Air Chief, Dikko’s trial to Feb 28
Panic in Osun community as suspected thug shoots couple
Electoral violence: Rivers APC mauls libel suit against Wike
#NigeriaDecides2019 | Buhari pays tribute to victims of electoral violence
Olawepo congratulates Buhari, tasks him to address electoral lapses
Buhari’s victory, appreciation of good governance ― Oyetola
How Okupe received N702m from Dasuki ― Witness
Ortom calls on security chiefs to call Akume to order
Giving victory to Buhari is grand theft ― Atiku
Ogun2019: APC calls for deployment of military personnel
Ondo APC celebrates Buhari’s victory
Election 2019: Domestic observers commend Bauchi INEC
I will not discriminate against anyone ― Kwara APC gov candidate
Why Saraki lost senatorial seat ― Kwara Senator-elect
Oyo can’t afford to fall into opposition’s hands, Ajimobi appeals
March 9 guber: PDP still holds ace in Enugu State
NASS elections in Ogun State, charade ― ADC
FCT minister congratulates Buhari, commends residents for orderly conduct during election
Buhari condemns Sokoto, Kaduna killings
Electoral violence: Rivers APC mauls libel suit against Wike
Suspected Cultists Appear In Court For Allegedly Displaying Dangerous Weapons
#NigeriaDecides2019 | NSE Indices Drop Further By 0.71 Per Cent
Dangote Cement maintains market dominance, exports 0.8MT of cement
#NigeriaDecides2019 | NSE capitalisation loses N85 bn in six hours
Maritime: Shippers Council, Navy collaborate to tackle insecurity on…
Seychelles’ Second President, Albert René Dies At 83
25 killed, many injured in Egypt train crash
Facebook, Instagram ban British far-right founder, Robinson
Winners, Losers And The Shape Of The Incoming Senate
Saraki, Ajimobi and the Jonathan example
Ambode assures Lagos retirees of continuous support, assistance

Unbundle INEC now, revisit Uwais Report, NGO advises FG
Buhari hosts staff of APC PCC Situation Room to `Victory Dinner’
Osinbajo cuts ‘Next Level Cake’
Three Presidents call, congratulate Buhari
Cisco Meraki Courts MSMEs With Simplified, Centralised IT Solutions
Buhari’s Victory Sparks Crisis In Lagos, Oyo, Abuja
Women And Jungle Justice: Psychological Effect, A Lifetime Ordeal — Dr. Agbonile
INEC Looking Into Petitions Against Okorocha’s Victory
Standard Financial Management For MSMEs (3)
Fanimokun Emerges As President Of Eko Club For 2nd Term
Repackaging Microfinance Banking For Impact
Presidential Poll Results Fall Within PVT Estimated Range — YIAGA AFRICA
Those Doubting 1.464m Votes For Buhari In Kano Ignorant — Ganduje
Mixed Reactions Trail Buhari’s Re-Election
How Off-Grid Devt ‘Ll Rescue Nigeria Power Sector
Kalu Urges Nigerians To Accept Buhari’s Victory
Oando Female Engineers Champion Mentorship In Celebration Of Int’l Day Of Women In Science
I Didn’t Lose, My Mandate Waiting For Me, Says Akpabio
The Judiciary: Matters Arising
How And Why Buhari Won
Women And Jungle Justice : It’s Barbaric, Lawless — Nigerians Speak
I’ll run an inclusive govt, Buhari pledges
Buhari’s victory: Nigerians made the right choice – Tinubu
Presidential Poll: State by State according to INEC
Rigging claims fly as Nigeria election results come in
How Atiku lost Kano to Buhari with overwhelming margin
Breaking: Atiku’s PDP rejects presidential election results
House of Reps Speakership: Dogara, Gbajabiamila to square up again
Tinubu lauds Nigerians on Buhari’s re-election says he will continue anti-corruption fight
Who is next Senate President as battle of wits begins?
The executive – legislative relationship
2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons preparations on course, says Mmadu
FIFA Women World Cup Trophy tour: Abuja takes turn April 11
Lagos Media Marathon will boost Ambode’s road race revival — Alli
Vettel mystified by F1 test crash
Lukaku wants to link up with Ronaldo at Juve
My mistress flaunts her lovers
He’s lost his libido all of a sudden!
My husband stole from me
Wife seeks dissolution of 10-year-old marriage over frequent beatings
Maiden Eko excellence awards call for nominations
Nigerian celebrities, Joke Silva, Elliot, others congratulate President Buhari
CMETV set to revolutionise African continent
Princess Peters aims for the sky
Being perceived a sex symbol not a big deal — Ella Mensa
Businessman, 48, docked over alleged issuance of N8m dud cheque
Good foundation is key to academic success – ADIGUN
Imo community demands end to political killings
Cisco Meraki courts MSMEs with simplified, centralised IT solutions
What happens when a patient treated with radioactive drugs is cremated?

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