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News Headlines Feb 27, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Breaking: INEC Changes 2023 Election Dates, Releases Adjusted Timetable
Race to $200bn: CBN Unveils Incentives to Boost FX Repatriation
Russian Troops Enter Ukraine’s Capital, Kyiv, as Putin Calls on Military to Seize Power from Embattled Zelenskyy
16 Feared Dead as Cultists Invade Burial Ceremony in Anambra Community
Stock Market Investors Gain N19.48bn in One Week
Don’t Blame CBN, Hold Nigerians Responsible for Forex Scarcity, …
Defiant Atiku Visits Obasanjo, Says He’s Confident about Winning PDP Ticket
FG, ASUU to Reconvene for Talks Tuesday
NDLEA Raids Lagos Island Drug Den, Arrests Kingpin, Six Others
Madu, Nigerian-born Lawyer, Cleared of Misconduct, Redeployed
Chidoka, Ex-Minister, Says Electoral Law Needs Third-party Certification
UK to Support Nigeria’s Efforts at Combatting Terrorism Financing
IG Appoints New DIG Operations, Redeploys AIGs
Isa Bayero Gives Air Peace Ultimatum to Apologise to Emir
NEMA, Lawmaker Distribute Relief Materials to Flood victims in Bayelsa communities
Germany to Send Weapons Directly to Ukraine
Obaseki’s Former Aide Dumps PDP for APC
Forfeiture Order: Okorocha’s Lawyer Says Action Constitutes Political Witch-hunt
Group to Raise over N250bn for Infrastructure Devt
FG Committed to Partnering Private Sector to Build Strong Economy, Says…
PDP to Challenge Impeachment of Zamfara Deputy Gov in Court
Africa and the Russo-Ukrainian Imbroglio: Lessons Beyond Mediating Revellers and NATO…
Electoral Act 2022: 12-Year-Old Trajectory of a Law
Police Confirm Attack at Funeral of Man Killed by Suspected Cultists
IG Appoints New DIG Operations, Redeploys AIGs
Nigeria Summons Russian, Ukrainian Envoys
FG Distributes Relief Materials to 2021 Flood Victims in Bayelsa
Katsina CJ Grants Bail to 126 Inmates
Russia Vetoes UN Security Council Resolution on Invasion of Ukraine
Petroleum Training Institute Matriculates 1,267 Students, Cautions against Social Vices
Ukrainian President Expects Russia to Storm Kiev Overnight
Cordros Asset Management Limited Unveils Fixed Income Fund
GDP: Nurturing the Low Hanging Fruits in 2022
Nasarawa: Creating New Investment Frontier
As Airline Passengers Protest Spike in Fares
Expansion of New Lagos Terminal: AIB Staff Moved to Abuja
TFN Clocks Five, Pledges Support for Children’s Education
QSR Operators Urged to Leverage Innovation for Growth
Electoral Law: As Buhari Acquits Self, Nigerians Await INEC, Others
Will APC’s Zoning of Presidency to South Rattle PDP?
Schedule of Activities for 2023 General Election
HAKEEM SHAGAYA: A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK
Eresia-Eke’s Uncovers His ‘100 Poems In 25 Words’
PRIMED FOR SUCCESS, MICHAEL IGWE STOMPS ONTO THE GLOBAL STAGE
SENATOR FLORENCE ITA-GIWA: BELATED BIRTHDAY GREETINGS
A RARE SOURCE OF INSPIRATION
Russia v Ukraine: Abramovich Hands off Chelsea
…Poland Snub World Cup Qualifier with Russia
Awoniyi on Target as Union Berlin Hammer Mainz
NPFL: Rivers Utd, Heartland Pick Remarkable Wins
Ashleigh Plumptre: Oyinbo in Super Falcons’ Jersey
Liverpool Target Ninth EFL Trophy
Cana-Care Restates Commitment to Transforming Education in Africa
Oil is $100 and We’re Not Smiling
Fayemi’s Thoughtful Take on the National Question
The PDP at Crossroads

The Nation

Ihiala fatal crash: one carnage too many
Teen killers on the prowl!
Ritual killings escalate as underage boys gun for ‘easy money’
2023: Why I’m better than Atiku, Saraki, others – Adesanya-Davies
ANALYSIS: Parties, aspirants walk tightrope
Politics hots up as INEC fixes presidential, NASS elections for Feb 25
Commission warns parties over primaries, nomination of candidates
Constitution Review: Senators, Reps push stronger law to override…
Emir of Kano, Air Peace row deepens
MICHAEL OLISE: I’m right where I want to be
WILFRED NDIDI: I’ll leave Leicester after getting…
LEON BALOGUN : I’m back, fit, ready to roll
Ukraine invasion: Abramovich hands Chelsea to charity trust
Awoniyi ends goal drought, on target for Mainz
Rangnick frustrated as Watford hold Manchester United
Musa scores first goal in Turkish club
Future Boko Haram
National anthem: Aderibigbe in history
My encounters with the Yoruba language
Adebayo Lamikanra
Fire guts shops at Ladipo market
Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria: Episode four on this weekend
Basketmouth: Merging humour with music
BIGVAI JOKOTOYE: I don’t see myself as special
Robbers abandon N34.5m, vehicles after confrontation with youths…
How FG can address crisis of subsidy payment
Innovation, growing middle class driving recovery in QSR…
A-Z Petroleum gets DataPro BBB rating
‘Why insurance business is struggling in Nigeria’
EDITORIAL
Celebrating Diezani
Memorable White Paper
Future Boko Haramm
2023: Zoning anxiety grips PDP, APC in Taraba
Osun 2022: Oyetola will be re-elected – Omowaiye
At last, APC exhales

The Punch

North Korea fires ballistic missile
Seven killed, SS3 pupil shot, 57 abducted in Kaduna attacks
Killing me, Igboho, Kanu won’t end agitation for good governance – Sowore
Cultists invade Anambra burial, kill 20 mourners
Five feared dead in NDLEA Lagos raid, drug kingpin, six others arrested
New electoral law forces INEC to shift 2023 polls
Jonathan can speak for himself, shouldn’t be lured into presidential race – Chidoka
How fraudulent sellers of penis enlargement products rip off Nigerians with spurious claims
Pastor shoots worshiper, arrested in Ogun
2021 NLNG prize winner, Onyemelukwe, confirms father’s killing
N2.55bn unremitted pensions recovered in 2021, says PenCom
Nigeria’s social safety net suffers from limited coverage, weak targeting – IMF
NESG, ministry push for harmonisation of Food Safety and Quality Bill
Agric sector output grows by N3.89tn in two years despite rising insecurity
APC primary: No grudge against Adeoti, Lasun, says Oyetola
Obaseki’s ex-aide, others defect to APC, cite Rep member’s performance
Imo by-election: PDP, APC trade words over vote-buying, intimidation
Atiku visits Obasanjo, confident of presidential ticket
Ankle injury knocks Kalu out of United game
Ligue 1: Mbappe nets twice as PSG beat Saint-Etienne 3-1
Spalletti allays Osimhen’s injury fears
Oborududu targets more gold after Ranking Series win
Use of saliva as lubricant risky for women — Juliet Ibrahim
I ignore negative comments — Kemi Ikuseedun (Mummy wa)
I’ve never had surgery, my body is natural — Beatrice BBN
Divorce: Kanye West asks Kim Kardashian to prove he wrote Instagram posts

Leadership

COVID 19: 103.7m Nigerians Not Fully Vaccinated
[EDITORIAL] No Life Pension For NASS’ Presiding Officers
234 Express Unveils Nigeria Heritage Series
How To Open A Business Bank Account Gunmen Kill Gov Ishaku’s Aide, Attack Mourners In Anambra
Abiodun Vows Tough Measures Against Ritual Killings
IGP Appoints Senchi As DIG Operations, Redeploys AIG Ciroma
7 Years After, Federal Govt, States Yet To Implement Tobacco Control Act
NUPENG Gives Oil Marketers 24 Hours To Return Fuel Price To N165 Per Litre
Cultists Invade Burial Ceremony In Anambra, Kill 20, Desecrate Corpse
JUST-IN: 7 Killed, 57 Kidnapped In Kaduna
2023: Atiku Visits Obasanjo, Says He’s Optimistic Of Picking PDP Ticket
Gov Emmanuel Inspects Legacy Projects, Says Timely Completion Not Negotiable
As Exclusively Reported By LEADERSHIP, Citing Provisions Of New Act, INEC Shifts 2023 Polls
Exporters To Get N65/$ Rebate On Non-Oil Exports – CBN
Nigeria’s Bello Sets New African Record, Wins Admiral Porbeni Boat Race Gold
Regional Bodies, CSOs, Parties Demand Commitment On Enforcement Of Law
COVID 19: 103.7m Nigerians Not Fully Vaccinated
7 Years After, Federal Govt, States Yet To Implement Tobacco Control Act
NUPENG Gives Oil Marketers 24 Hours To Return Fuel Price To N165 Per Litre
Electoral Act: Political Parties Now Need To Choose Popular Candidates – Princewill
X3M Ideas Founder Named Visiting Fellow At The University of Reading
Federal Govt Relocates AIB-N, FAAN Staff From Lagos To Abuja
Nigeria’s Bello Sets New African Record, Wins Admiral Porbeni Boat Race Gold
AMVCA: Africa Magic Names Victor Okhai As Head Judge

The Sun

How my failed attempt to see minister pushed me into politics – Ude Oko Chukwu, Abia deputy governor
2023 presidency : Atiku dares youths to contest with him
Evans: End of the road
Over 14 feared killed in Anambra cult war
Russia-Ukraine crisis: FG to evacuate Nigerians through Poland
Why INEC shifted presidential, NASS, other elections
2023 presidency: S’West youths storm Lagos, drum support for Yahaya Bello
Sokoto Multi Billion Naira Sports Complex Excites Dare, Sports Minister
NDLEA raids Lagos Island drug den, arrests kingpin, 6 others
IGP appoints new AIGs for PMF, FEDOPS, Zone 7, others
NSCDC arrests man, 40, for allegedly raping step daughter
Jonathan’s wife writes police, seeks ex-Bayelsa SSG’s arrest over property demolition
2023: Igbo file suit to compel parties to zone presidency to S’East
Osun APC: I bear no grudge against my opponents –Oyetola
Why INEC shifted presidential, NASS, other elections
Enugu: Ugwuanyi swears in newly elected LGA chairmen, deputies March 3,
Fuel scarcity worsens amid NNPC’s product sufficiency claims
Seplat Energy set to acquire Mobil Producing Nigeria for $1.2bn
GIZ-SEDIN, LSETF to build sustainable MSMEs
Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria: Female dancers fight for tickets
Military incursions and development in Africa
Re: Why Nigeria must perpetually compensate the Gwarri People of Abuja
Electoral Act: CSOs kick as pressure mounts on NASS to delete section 84 (10)
Senator Sani Musa visits El-Rufai in Kaduna
Innoson gives mother expensive burial with over 200 cows from sympathizers
ILO DG election: Africa contesting to win, says Ngige
2023: Rivers group endorses Wike for president
Aisha Buhari: Pushing a delicate women agenda
Contributory pension of woes, agony
Evans: End of the road 27th February 2022
Nigeria’s endless educational crisis
The way forward for Nigeria
Rising cholera-related deaths in Nigeria
Jonathan’s wife writes police, seeks ex-Bayelsa SSG’s arrest over property demolition
Sanwo-Olu to motorists: Stop knocking down my sweepers
Russia-Ukraine crisis: FG to evacuate Nigerians through Poland

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