News Headlines Feb 16, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 16, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari Accuses National Assembly of Inserting N887bn into 2022 budget
•Sends N2.557trn supplementary budget for petrol subsidy •Asks Senate to amend 2022 Appropriation Act
Inflation Drops to 15.60%
Buhari Transmits 2022 Supplementary Budget to House
Subsidy: Buhari Transmits N3trn Supplementary Budget to National Assembly
2023: I am Not Aware of Okowa’s Pact with Ijaw, Says Edwin Clark
At NPA, No Victor, No Vanquished: Hadiza Bala-Usman Cleared, Removed; Bello-Koko…
•Amaechi gets his way
NNPC Moves to Ameliorate Queues Nationwide, Expects 2.3bn Litres of Petrol…
496 Foreign Trained Doctors Fail MDCN Examination
Substandard Fuel: House Expands Probe, Includes Lingering Petrol Scarcity
EU Pledges to Partner Nigeria on Investments, Developmental Issues
$418m Paris Club Refunds: FG, Governors, Consultants Know Fate March 25
Buhari Departs Abuja for EU-AU Summit in Belgium
FG Inaugurates Monitoring Team for Execution of Siemens Deal
Audit Query: Reps Committee Grills Fire Service Boss over N1bn Expenditure…
Court Grants AGF’s Request to Extradite Alleged Fraud Suspect to USA
Moderation in Food, Commodity Prices Lower Inflation to 15.6%
France, Nigeria Collaborate to Contain Terrorism, Piracy
‘No Presidential Order to Query NMDPRA CEO over Imported Substandard Fuel’
Zulum Offers to Rebuild Police, Immigration Barracks
Lamido: Nigeria will Fold Up If PDP Loses in 2023
Tinubu: Magajin Garin Was Devoted to Caliphate’s Development
IMF: Nigeria Has Capacity to Repay its Debts, Our Worry is…
Buhari Seeks Legal Backing for NSCDC, NCS, Immigration Board
Senate Extends Assets Declaration to Financial Institutions’ Workers
Shock as Lawan Allows Retired Clerk to Perform Duty at Plenary
Police Parade 33 Suspects for Alleged Kidnapping, Armed Robbery in Bauchi
UBTH Resident Doctors Protest Killing of Member
2023: CSOs Kick against Atiku, Other Northern Presidential Aspirants
Retired Prison Officers Call for Inclusion in Health Insurance Scheme
Pantami Laments Influx of Foreigners for Technical Jobs
Minister Tasks Agency to Eliminate Substandard Electrical Equipment
Akeredolu Calls for Calm over Bayelsa Killing
GoNigeria Initiative Begins Voters Campaign
Nnamani: Why I am Coming into Enugu Politics
Revisiting the Aiteo Santa Barbara Oil Spill
InterswitchSPAK: Brainfield College Student, Others Win N12.5m Scholarship
$418m Paris Club Refunds: FG, Govs, Consultants Know Fate March 25
Crisis Rocks Senate as Sacked Clerk Defies Order, Performs Duty
Buhari Confirms Bello-Koko as Substantive NPA MD
Buhari Seeks Legal Backing for NSCDC, NCS and Immigration Board
Insecurity: Bill to Coordinate Security Agencies’ Activities Passes Second Reading
Senate Extends Assets Declaration to All Financial Institutions’ Workers
Inflation Drops to 15.60%
Police Arrest Five Suspects for Allegedly Killing Housewife in Kano
Ayu Inaugurates Edifice Named after Ikoli in Bayelsa
House Investigates Lingering Fuel Scarcity
Court Fixes April 4 to Entertain Okorocha’s Rights Suit against EFCC
Buhari Writes House, Seeks Passage of Civil Defence, Immigration Services Board…
Oxfam Cautions FG on Increase in VAT
Buhari Approves Food, Beverage Association Deputy President for NIPSS Course
Widow Bags Four Years Imprisonment for Brutalising 12-year-old Maid in Ondo
Abiodun, Oyo Politicians Celebrate Akala in Ibadan
2023: CSOs Kick against Atiku, Other Northern Presidential Aspirants
‘We ‘ll Maintain Standard at Federal University Lokoja’
Buhari Leaves Abuja Tuesday For EU- AU Summit in Belgium
Insecurity: Outcry as Katsina Bans Activities of Volunteers
House to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed NYSC Trust Fund
Yuguda: SEC Engaging NOA, Other Agencies to Tackle Ponzi Schemes
NGO Celebrates Seven Years of Service to Scholarship Scheme Project
Stanbic IBTC Completes 2021 Infrastructure Fund Distribution to Unit Holders
Bank of Industry Launches EUR700m Eurobond
Firm Storm Lagos Markets with Affordable Insurance Packages
APM Terminals Apapa Staff Rescues Two Drowning Fishermen
Staying Close With 2023
Abiru Meets Lagos East CDC Leaders
Why Ebonyi Politicians Don’t Respect its Charter of Equity
SASCARE Foundation Lifts Military Widows In Ekiti
Cycology Cycling Club Donates Palliatives to Lagos Street Sweepers
Championing a Noiseless Lagos
Cup Holders, Super Falcons Seeking Spot in AWCON 2022
Aguero’s Heart Problem Persists
Liverpool Eyeing Treble as they Confront Inter at San Siro
NSSF World School Athletics Trials Begin in Lagos
Chairman of Gombe Sport Commission, Hamza, Quits
Okpekpe Race Organiser Dedicates SportsVille Award to Obaseki
Student Group Decries Deteriorating State of Education in Bauchi
Helpline Foundation Tasks Girls to Embrace Science, Technology
Bridge Nigeria Promotes Gender Equity, Technology
CITAD, Bauchi SUBEB Partner to Promote Transparency in Procurement
Lagos SUBEB, DAWN Commission Empower South-West Members
The Primacy of Social Inclusion

The Nation

Delta Assembly approves Okowa’s N12b loan request
‘Feb. 26 by-election is contest of supremacy’
Sylva: appraisal of Diri’s performance genuine, responsible
UK to return another looted artefacts to Oba of Benin Saturday
Kogi approves payment of N30,000 minimum wage
Gen. forfeits N10.9b properties to govt
Aregbesola’s thugs fired gunshots without provocation, say Police
Petrol subsidy spending put at N2.55 trillion
Taskforce disengages 2,203 child soldiers in Borno
Comparing EndSARS with Canadian truckers protests
Of misguided youths and craze for wealth
Abba Kyari and the rest of us
A wonky walk
A plus for FOI Act
Delta Assembly approves Okowa’s N12b loan request
Youth leaders condemn alleged Ebubeagu extrajudicial killingsj
Council issues seven-day ultimatum to abandoned vehicles’ owners
Videos of Sylvester Oromoni during sickness meant for church…
Regina Daniels visits the Alps with son, shares photos
Rest in power, says Denrele Edun at Goldie’s graveside
Most wealthy Nigerians into rituals, Seun Kuti alleges
I’m not in a haste to win Grammy- Bella Shmurda
Inflation drops to 15.60% in January, says NBS
Group to inaugurate endowment fund
It feels my heart doesn’t work properly, says Aguero
My life as a taxi driver, by Olympic gold medalist Obiekwu
Addo parleys with England-based Black Stars
Osun 2022: Osun IPAC cautions politicians
2023: Ohaneze insists on zoning presidency

The Punch

Protesting Lagos driver sets self ablaze, dies over impounded bus
ECOWAS fines FG N30m over killing of Kaduna youth
We filmed Oromoni with hope he would survive, for church testimony – Father
Aregbesola vows to stop Oyetola, gov says minister not God
Ogun landlords protest Christ Embassy’s claim to estate land
Abba Kyari’s brother received N279m from Hushpuppi, others – Police report
APC convention shaky, Buhari shuns govs, jets off to Belgium
Osogbo shootings: Police indict Aregbesola’s men, NSCDC assaults cops, students demand sanctions
Edo communities petition Obaseki, demand flushing out of killer herdsmen
Strike: UNN, UI lecturers shun classes, others hold congress
Seek debt moratorium to reduce debt profile – Experts tell FG
PAN dumps Peugeot after over 40 years
Marketers resolve to blend dirty fuel, scarcity persists in states
PDP’ll challenge FCT council poll results, says Ayu
2023 presidency: Nigerians ready to replace APC, says PDP
Air Force base scenario to undermine Ortom’s security, PDP alleges
CSO launches awareness campaign ahead of 2023 elections
Onuachu eyes 62nd goal in 100th Genk game
I fought my way back after 20 months out – Ujah
D’Tigress to know World Cup foes March 3
AWCON: Oshoala, Plumptre land in Falcons camp
N250m donation: Davido releases list of 292 beneficiaries
Family of woman killed on ‘Rust’ set sues Hollywood actor, Alec Baldwin
Hollywood star Regina Hall, two others to host 2022 Oscars
Veteran rapper, Ruggedman, features Falz, Small Doctor in new single


Atiku Caught In Web Of PDP’s Zoning Dilemma
Hypertension: Why You Need A Healthy Lifestyle
10-30% Couples Have Burden of Infertility In Nigeria – Dr. Yahaya
TY Danjuma Foundation Releases N150m Grant For 16 Projects
APC Chairmanship: CSOs Rally Support For Mustapha
ICPC Recovers N189bn Unspent Wages By MDAs
Matters Arising On The FCT Council Elections 2022
Weep Not For Abba Kyari
Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder Amid NNPC’s Assurance Of 1billion Litres
Citing Irregularities, Buhari Seeks Amendment To 2022 Budget
APC Governors Disagree On Zoning Of Party Chairmanship, Other Positions
After ASUU, Colleges Of Education Lecturers Threaten Strike
How Aregbesola Escaped Gunshots In Osogbo
5 Killed As Boko Haram IED Explodes In Borno
$418m Paris Club Refunds: FG, States Know Fate March 25
Bello-Koko Appointed As Substantive NPA MD
Buhari Seeks To Establish Single Board For NSCDC, NoC, FFS, NIS
Family Of Student Whose Throat Was Slitted, Decries Non-release Of Findings
2023: Anti-Atiku Protests Erupt In Lagos, Adamawa, Kaduna, Others
Sports Minister, Philip Shaibu, Others Thumb Up Sportsville
NGF Begins Integration Of Nigerian Golfers Into WHS
Ighalo To Play Under New Coach At Al Hilal
FIFA Bans 4 Argentine Players
Weep Not For Abba Kyari

The Sun

Buhari seeks fresh N2.557trn for fuel subsidy
Fuel scarcity bites harder in Abuja, grounds vehicular movements
Drug saga: NDLEA grills Abba Kyari, others
Bad fuel: Buhari never ordered Sylva to query NMDPRA head –Sources
Aregbesola under fire over attack on Akande, Tinubu
Emefiele’s friends clear air on rumoured presidential ambition
Kalu, Tinubu hail new Olubadan, Oba Balogun
‘Drinking coffee, tea related to lower risk for stroke, dementia’
UK to return another looted artefacts to Oba of Benin Saturday
FG appoints VCs, other officers for 4 new varsities
Reps direct COAS, IGP to probe alleged invasion of 5 Imo communities
. … Igbo youths call for arrest of Ebubeagu operatives
Zoning exposes fragility of Nigeria’s unity –Prof Kila
Election, performance dominate PDP govs’ meeting in Bayelsa
2023: North Central more deserving of presidency than S’East –Yahaya Bello
Aregbesola under fire over attack on Akande, Tinubu
Tips to promote more empowering experience for youth online
Samsung unveils Galaxy S22 series
Xiaomi introduces Redmi Note 11 series
Deel, aiding HR businesses, changing unemployment narrative in Africa
Seplat Energy committed to economic empowerment of Nigerian youths –CEO
8th Nigeria Pitch Awards ceremony holds March 27 in Abuja
Nigeria gets continental approval for fencing academy
Minister, Edo Dep. Gov, others thumb up Sportsville
Leighton Saopolo glitters in Open Cup, Oba of Lagos Victories
Eagles AFCON outing vindicated Rohr’s sack – NFF
BetKing delights customers with brand new SUVs
Basketball: Macaulay makes All-Star Five in Belgrade Group B
Monaco boss names Moffi among dangerous players in Europe
Onuachu named in Belgian Team of the Week
Eguavoen, Amuneke hit England over Eagles’ bonus crisis
World Cup Play-off: Hudson-Odoi shuns Ghana against Nigeria
Okocha: Eguavoen, Amuneke best for Super Eagles
Managing complex litigation: A personal experience (2)
Anyim Pius Anyim: A man of the moment
Men in the midst of demonic forces (3)
Live, not life, bullets
Stars in their own movies (2)
A curious jonathan proposition
Day of rage
Ex-banker honours father with educational foundation
Kayanmata on the prowl
Man seeks justice for slain wife as Okowa warns war-mongers
Tips to promote more empowering experience for youth online
Anambra central senatorial district: Why Umeh is called out
Reviving the cassava sub-sector
AFCON, S/Eagles and World Cup qualifier
Abuja declaration for Yahaya Bello
Bala Mohammed: Doctrine of necessity, heroism and national unity

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