News Headlines Feb 17, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 17, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Massive Oil Theft, High Pipeline Repairs Cost, Bleeding Nigeria’s Economy
Lagos Gets 8 New Ambulances, Mobile Clinic Truck from Partners
…Reaffirms provision of swift ambulance services, access to PHC
Air Strikes Decimate Terror Commander, 41 Insurgents
Oni Joins SDP, Urges Voters to Shun Vote Buying
Court to Decide Whether to Quash Kanu’s Trial, April…
Labour Gives Niger Govt 14-day Strike Notice
2023: Demand for Regional Consideration, Threat to Nation’s Unity, Says Baraje
Osun Govt Paid Students to Protest against NSCDC, Group Alleges
2023: A’Ibom Guber Aspirant Raises the Alarm over Killing of…
House Probes Deplorable Condition of Correctional Service Despite N165bn Budget
Stock Market Maintains Positive Momentum, Gains N27.8bn
Centre to Build 350-bed Facility to Increase Access to Cancer Treatment
Tricycle Owners Read Riot Acts to Impersonators, Endorses New State Chairman
BHM’s Finance Lead Joins Canadian Firm
Senate Seeks Improved Security in Benue, Ebonyi Border Communities
Osun NSCDC Assures Residents of Adequate Security
Planting Season will Begin February 28 in Coastal Part of Nigeria,…
Abba Kyari: NDLEA Reveals More Details on Drug Deal
COREN to Adopt Stiffer Accreditation Policy on Engineering for Varsities
Court Decides Whether to Quash Kanu’s Trial, April 8
Senate Okays Nine Commissioners for NPC, NERC
House Asks DSS, Police to Investigate DPO’s Death in Katsina
Inability to Obtain Court Judgment’s CTC Stalls Hearing in N42m Case…
2022 SCP: NiMet Predicts High Meningitis Occurrence in 10 Northern States
Constitution Review: We’ll Protect Workers’ Interests, N’Assembly Assures NLC
Investigate Alleged Invasion of Imo Communities, House Urges Army Chief, IG
Insecurity: Outcry as Katsina Bans Activities of Volunteers
Niger Gov Carries Out Major Administrative Reshuffle
Polaris Bank Donates N5m for Construction of CBT Centre at Kwara…
Abba Kyari: NDLEA has no Reason to Shield Anyone Indicted, Says Spokesman
Osinbajo Presides over Weekly FEC Meeting
Iloba Takes over from El-Ladan as Senate Clerk
Niger APC Inaugurates 36-man State Executive Committee
Lawmakers Tackle Colleague, Abejide over ‘Self Defence’ Claim on Incessant Customs’…
Report: Despite Rise in Cyber Threats, Businesses Still Lack Strong Identity…
Ariston Repositions, Partners Juventus FC to Boost Business
With 2021 Digital Scorecard, KPMG Urges Banks to Engage Customers with…
Stitch Secures $21m Series ‘A’ Funding to Build Infrastructure for African…
EU Urges FG to Strengthen Competition Framework, to Partner Nigeria on…
Experts Endorse Vitafoam’s Products as Firm Rewards Customers
Douglas-West: ‘It’s Ijaw’s Turn to Produce the Next Governor of Rivers…
Umeh: Buhari Has Done Far More Than PDP in…
Staying Close With 2023
Adedayo Isaac Akinrele: Life and Times of Nigeria’s Glorious Diplomat, Researcher
‘A Patriot to the Core!’ – Princess Aderenle Adeniran-Ogunsanya
Senator Oloriegbe Advocates Health Insurance for Nigerians
Boost for Maternal/Childcare as NDIC Donates Paediatric Unit to Ogun Hospital
Heirs Life Introduces Annuity Campaign, Promises Retirees Guaranteed Pension for Life
Ikeja Electric’s Charitable Gesture on Valentine’s Day
Season of Love: Medplus Pharmacy Gives Back to Vulnerable Communities
Allegation of ‘Black Magic Rocks Ghana’s Black Stars Camp
Okpekpe Road Race Has Come to Stay, Says Edo Dep Gov
QATAR 2022 Musa, Ekong, Others Assure Nigerians of World Cup Ticket against Ghana
Ndidi Primed for His 200th Game for Leicester Tonight
Osimhen Set to Light Up Camp Nou as Barca Face Napoli Tonight
DCP Abba Kyari and the Rot Within

The Nation

2023: Southeast, Southsouth can’t produce APC candidate
APC governors maintain grip on party structures
2023: PDP in dilemma over presidential zoning
Minister urges Eagles to vent AFCON anger on Ghana
London Meeting fallout: Super Eagles vow to nick Qatar 2022 WC ticket
ASUU strike unnecessary, says Fed Govt
Five petrol-laden vessels from Belgium turned back
Collapsed 21-storey Ikoyi building: Lagos to prosecute Fourscore Homes
North America chapter advises Oyo APC chair
Cross River indigenes send SOS to Akeredolu over attacks
Ekiti governorship: Oni contests under SDP ticket
Makinde: we will always remember Alao-Akala’s contributions…
My plan for Ekiti, by Kolawole
Burkina Faso coup leader Damiba inaugurated as president
U.S. committed to supporting Nigeria’s growth initiatives,…
Ondo PDP Woman Leader dies
Court reinstates Adagunodo as Osun PDP chair
Buhari drops ICPC nominee from Ekiti
NUJ demands apology from NSCDC over attack on reporter
Attempted suicide may attract six months community service
Beggar arrested with N500,000, $100 in Abuja
My best moment don’t make it to social media – Nengi
Social media reacts as Lady tattoos Mr P on thigh
Police distribute N37m to families of deceased personnel
Meeting you changed my life, Tim Godfrey announces engagement
Man, woman stoned to death for having illegal relations
It took two years to get collaboration with Wande Coal –…
Three career progression tips for fresh graduates
Tokyo 2020: Gov’t offset medical bill for injured athletes
NSF Report : Dare thumbs up Edo 2020 organisers
MFM 1-0 Katsina United: Azeez’s goal ignites survival hope…

The Punch

Man dies in Rivers hotel after sex romp with lady
APC‘ll produce next President, Omo-Agege boasts
Police arrest two notorious kidnappers in Kaduna
Reps seek emergency declaration on poor infrastructure in coastal communities
INEC trains 1,914 ad hoc staff for Cross River bye-elections
Stations run out of petrol, scarcity paralyses states
Ikoyi building collapse: Lagos to demolish remaining skyscrapers, prosecute culpable officials
Kyari may spend more days in detention as NDLEA approaches court
Man dies in Rivers hotel after sex romp with lady
Soldier on development course caught with cannabis, charms
Police nab three railway track vandals in Abia
Court sentences man to death for poisoning twin daughters accused of witchcraft
NETCO boss unveils three books on fuel scarcity, others
No sugar scarcity, production not reduced, says FG
FG approves N1.17tn for railway maintenance, NECO printing contracts
Court affirms Adagunodo as Osun PDP chairman
2023: Igbo elders reject VP, insist on presidency slot
2023 elections: I’ll be close to Obasanjo, says Ango Abdullahi
Obasanjo, Ango Abdullahi strategise ahead of 2023 elections
Gombe appoints new sports commission chairman
Eagles: We need good pitch, fans to beat Ghana
Eguavoen admits selection headache ahead Ghana clash
Rangers to open contract talks with Aribo
FULL LIST: Winners at 72nd Berlin film festival
Gbajabiamila, 2Baba, Ini Edo star in political documentary film
Pictorial: Gospel singer Tim Godfrey gets engaged to lover
I want to learn Yoruba, Kenyan fan tells Fuji musician, Saheed Osupa


If Nigeria Fixes Security, Africa Will Get It Right – Kenyan Lumumba
Federal Govt Approves $2.81bn, N4.96bn For Railway, NECO Projects
Pantami Mum Over ASUU’s Rejection Of His Professorial Appointment
Reps To Probe Deplorable Plight Of Inmates
Germany’s BioNTech Plans Modular Vaccine Factories In Africa
We’re Surprised ASUU Went On Strike – Federal Govt
Kanu Knows Fate On Terrorism Charges April 8
[EDITORIAL] Lessons From the Fuel Crisis
Seven Tips On How To Make A Budget
Russia-Ukraine Tension: Federal Govt Urged To Prepare For Evacuation Of Nigerian Students
2 Nabbed Over Murder Of Policeman, PoS Operator, Vigilante
Benue Residents Flee As Tiv, Jukun Clash Over Fish Pond
Father To Die By Hanging For Poisoning Twin Daughters
NNPC Apologises To Nigerians Over Bad Fuel, Long Queues
Finally, APC Governors Reach Consensus, Zone Chairmanship To North Central
Emefiele’s Record Causing Panic Attack, Friends Tackle Smear Campaign
Germany’s BioNTech Plans Modular Vaccine Factories In Africa
PwC Assures NCF Of More Support As National U17 Cricket Finals Kicks Off
NBBF Crisis: Mark To Set Up Reconciliatory C’ttee, Promises All-inclusive Administration

The Sun

NNPC apologises to Nigerians over adulterated fuel
25kg cocaine probe: We won’t shield anyone – NDLEA
Ibadan agog, prepares for new king
Geometric Power acquires Aba Ring Fence after 9 years dispute
Alleged terrorism: There’s no record of Kanu’s departure from our airport –Kenya govt
IPOB draws battle line with Ebubeagu
2023: Igbo won’t accept VP post –Elders
Senate passes bill for agriculture vasity in Enugu
Fuel scarcity’ll end next week in Lagos, Abuja –NNPC GMD
… We’re monitoring, to take decision on strike, protest –TUC
FEC approves $2.81bn for railway projects
Strike: Ngige hits back at NANS, ASUU
Ekiti guber: Oyebanji’s chances brighten as Opeyemi offers lifeline to APC
Ugwuanyi should pick successor that ’ll sustain his achievements in Enugu –Eze Igwesi
Endorsement or not, I’m contesting, says Iniama, A’Ibom guber aspirant
Ekiti guber: Ex -governor Oni joins SDP
…INEC publishes personal details of candidates
… We’re monitoring, to take decision on strike, protest –TUC
Why we want Emefiele as President in 2023 –Ideas Nigeria Movement
Geometric Power acquires Aba Ring Fence after 9 years dispute
TETFund, FIRS move to improve education tax collection
MOWCA scribe presents plan to Ivorian govt, seeks support for secretariat
BetKing delights customers with brand new SUVs
Basketball: Macaulay makes All-Star Five in Belgrade Group B
Battle for EPL top four; who blinks first?
Who needs witness protection law?
The cry from Amale village
ABG @ 80: Happy birthday to a national icon
Republic of rituals?
The shoes Tinubu wants so badly
Of what drives ritual murders
8 dead as gunmen attack Abia cattle market
N50bn damages: Court to hear parties’ applications against Shell
4 killed, scores injured as Fulani herdsmen, miners clash in Plateau
Again, bandits kidnap 22, injure 4 in Kaduna
Uzodimma dismisses Abba Kyari story as fake, mischievous
Ibadan agog, prepares for new king
FEC approves $2.81bn for railway projects
Strike: Ngige hits back at NANS, ASUU
Lecturers’ strike surprising, says education minister
Court orders seizure of 24 property worth N10bn from top military officer
Firm rewards 14 customers for 2021 performance

Daily Trust

IPOB Out To Destroy Me, Says Abba Kyari
Why ASUU Strike Poses Serious Threat To Students
Illegal Polytechnic, College Discovered In Oyo
Why Prices Of Grains Crashed In Taraba
Abuja Gets Soil Testing, GIS Labs
Rampaging Plateau United Dim Shooting Stars 3-1 To Go Top
Barca Clash With Napoli Headlines Europa Play-Offs
Khan And Brook Meet In Grudge Match
Kvitova Ousts Top Seed Sabalenka As Favourites Exit Dubai
Tinubu: To Pee Or Not To Pee? Kyari: To Deal Or Not To Deal?
Man Attempts Suicide After Girlfriend Dumps Him For Rich Man
FCT Polls: Thugs Kill APC Member, Set PDP Chieftain’s House Ablaze
Truck Rams Into Ibadan Beggars’ Settlement, Kills 2, Injures Several Others
Why I Met Obasanjo Over 2023 Polls – Ango Abdullahi
Mob Beats Up ‘Madman’ Mistaken For Kidnapper In Ogun
Man Who Killed Twin Daughters To Die By Hanging
Osun APC Primary: As Aregbesola Leads Epic Battle To Stop Oyetola
11 Candidates Jostle For Jos North/Bassa Constituency
Kaduna Electoral Law Instrument For Rigging – PDP
Kwara Community Seeks Intervention Over Persistent Robberies
Lagos PDP Opts For Consensus As Congress Holds Next Week
Katsina LG Polls: Gov’ship Aspirant Rains Millions On Party, Contestants
Why I’m Contesting Goje’s Seat – Gombe Gov’s Ally
Customs Arrests 19, Intercepts Fish, Cannabis
APC Convention: Shutting Out Statutory Delegates Will Spell Doom – Ex-Reps Members
4 Arrested, 2 Pistols Recovered As NSCDC Raids Hideout In Kwara
Woman Drags Partner To Court For Refusing To Acknowledge Marriage
Police Arrest 2 Boys Over Rape In Rivers
Kano LG Vows To Sustain Campaign Against Polio
Lagos To Produce 1m Coconut Seedlings In 2022
Issues In The Russia-NATO Face-Off On Ukraine
It Is Time For Europe To Learn From Its Mistakes In The Sahel
EDITORIAL: Probe, Prosecute Importers Of Adulterated Petrol
Why Are Our Buildings Falling?
If There Is To Be A 2050 Development Plan
Please Help Aso B Community From AEDC’s Incarceration
Fuel Scarcity: NNPC Apologises To Nigerians
How FCMB Makes Homeownership Easy For Customers
Nigeria To Attract Investment From ECOFAIR
NOVA Merchant Bank Commences N20bn Commercial Paper Issuance
Marketers Raise Alarm Over Proliferation Of Smuggled Off-Spec Gas In Kano
‘Nigerians Spend N12trn Annually On Self-Power Generation’
New Tech To Address Challenges In Home Buying Process
Sugar Council Denies Halt In Production, Sale Of Product
Taxation Is The Only Sustainable Revenue Source – Obaseki
How Contaminated Petrol Triggered Nigeria’s Fresh Energy Crisis, Queues
Pantami: MURIC Condemns ASUU’s Stand On Professorial Appointment
BREAKING: Chief Imam In Southern Kaduna Dies At 130
Attack On Abia Cattle Market Where Eight Died, Unacceptable — Northern Groups
I’m Surprised ASUU Has Gone On Strike – Education Minister
Terrorism: Despite Court’s Warning, Kanu Appears In Court With Fendi Wear
Abba Kyari: NDLEA Replies Police, Says ‘Our Officials Not Involved In Cocaine Scandal’
Osinbajo Presides Over FEC Meeting
Motorists Groan As Petrol Sells N600/Litre In Abuja
ASUU Strike: Ngige Tackles NANS Over Protest
Hisbah Arrests 78 Partygoers In Kano Over Acts Of Immorality
Lagos PDP Opts For Consensus As Congress Holds Next Week
Ahmed Musa Wants NFF To Mobilize Fans For Crucial W/Cup Qualifier
‘Super-Sub’ Shammasu Targets Rangers’ Scalp In Nnewi
Khan And Brook Meet In Grudge Match
Why ASUU Strike Poses Serious Threat To Students
Illegal Polytechnic, College Discovered In Oyo
Why We Are Not Joining ASUU Strike — Ojukwu University
Man Attempts Suicide After Girlfriend Dumps Him For Rich Man
Woman Drags Partner To Court For Refusing To Acknowledge Marriage
Kano LG Vows To Sustain Campaign Against Polio

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