News Headlines Feb 19, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 19, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

APC govs pressure state chairmen to shift convention
Again, gunmen attack Okomu oil palm plantation in Edo
Minister to INEC: Improve on faulty BVAS machine
FG reforms to meet demand for additional 15,262Mw
17 die as tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Soldiers, police, DSS deployed as Osun APC holds guber primaries
EU-AU Summit: Buhari canvasses European support against coups in Africa
FUTO alumni reject Pantanmi’s professorial award
Orientation exercise: COVID-19 test compulsory, says NYSC
Court remands four men for allegedly burning Obasanjo’s mango…
Soldiers, police, DSS deployed as Osun APC holds guber primaries
Family in anguish over 58-year-old contractor’s whereabouts
Spanish court declares Samuel Eto’o father of 22-year-old
Economy: PDP not qualified to cast aspersion – APC
Two remanded for killing teenager with pestle
30 Ebonyi children rescued from traffickers in Ogun
Washing plates excites me, says Woli Arole
Tome releases ‘Nobody else’ off forthcoming album
Buju changes stage name to ‘BNXN’
RMD laments fuel scarcity, pities business owners
Stanbic IBTC chairman advocates clean energy adoption
NOVA Merchant Bank begins N20b commercial paper issuance
FCMB offers N75m mortgage loans
‘Saving culture important to surviving harsh economy’
Blessing Okagbare gets 10-year ban for doping
Ighalo reflects on ‘dream’ spell at Man United
Djokovic gets warm welcome in Dubai
VIDEO: One injured as thugs vandalise govt bus in Osun
PHOTOS: One injured as suspected thugs attack Osun govt…
Power, credibility and culture

The Punch

FG partnering with investors to improve power supply —Minister
Ganduje harps on unity in Kano APC
Two factions of Ebonyi varsity ASUU issue conflicting strike directives
Tension in Osun as Oyetola, Aregbesola’s man battle for APC gov ticket
2023: Igbo presidential aspirants vow not to step down
Tension in Osun as Oyetola, Aregbesola’s man battle for APC gov ticket
2023: Igbo presidential aspirants vow not to step down
Mum saw early signs Jonathan’s govt would fail – Dora Akunyili’s daughter
Court remands woman for killing rival in Ondo
27 die in Ogun tanker fire, Anambra, Rivers crashes, Benue herders’ attack
Court remands Ekiti prophet over teenager’s death
Police nab woman spending fake naira notes on Val’s Day in Ogun
Coleman redeems N20bn commercial paper
Punish dirty petrol importers, overhaul imports system, LCCI tells FG
Telecoms operators lament multiple taxation, fibre cuts, others
Currency in circulation hits N3.33tn on cash transactions
2023 presidency: It’s time to repay Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu tells lawmakers
Court upholds Ogun PDP factional chairman, five others’ suspension
Electoral Bill: CSOs threaten drastic measures, mass protest
Eguavoen, Amuneke to watch Olise, Eze versus Chelsea
10 Eagles stars battling for survival
Balogun backs Gerrard to replace Klopp at Anfield
AFCON qualifier: Oshoala out as Falcons depart for Abidjan Sunday
When you are trying to conceive, you need to relieve stress
Is there a Tinubu versus Osinbajo contest?
Bad umbrae in power
Oxford University inducts first Igbo Language lecturer
Why I switched from beauty pageant to rap music — Munachi Abii
Why my husband prefers me using private jet — Regina Daniels
My life has always been about music – TLO
Celebs who battled infidelity scandals


COVID-19 RDT Test Compulsory For All Camp Participants – NYSC DG
Kano APC Crisis: Shekarau Faction Goes To Supreme Court 1 min ago[EDITORIAL] Military Officer And Stolen N10.9 Billion Making Profit From Recycling
Covid-19: WHO Picks Nigeria, Others For Vaccine Production 17 mins ago
[EDITORIAL] Military Officer And Stolen N10.9 Billion
CSOs Mobilise For Protest Over Electoral Bill
Ignorance Deprives Motorists Of N1m 3rd Party Insurance Claims
MSME: Young Professionals Hold 2nd Entrepreneurial Summit In Delta
Doping: AIU Slams 10-year Ban On Nigeria’s Okagbare
2023: Pro-Osinbajo Group Seeks Ooni’s Support For VP
Saraki Seeks Release Of Ebonyi PDP Spokesman, Nwoba
UPDATED: 2 Die, 20 Injured As Fire Razes Borno IDPs Camp
Kwara Monarch Turbans Ex-PDP Chair, Baraje, Tafida Of Ilorin
2023: Osinbajo Is The Best, Clark Tells Tinubu
JUST-IN: Tragedy As 17 Die In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash
OPEC, Sylva, NNPC To Discuss Upstream, Gas Investments At Nigeria Energy Forum
Federal Govt Signs €9.3m Agreement To Build 23 Solar Mini-grids
APC Convention: Aspirants’ Forum Adopts Mustapha As Consensus Candidate
Democracy Backsliding In West Africa – UK
Ekiti Guber: As APC, PDP Battle Post-primary Issues
Onyeka Onwenu, Percy Paul, Omokri Record Song For Leah Sharibu
Vstar MA Releases Love Song, ‘You Alone’

The Sun

Osun APC primary: Aregbesola, Oyetola know fate today
2023: Afenifere, MBF, SOKAPU lead agitation for Igbo president
17 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident
3 die in Rivers auto crash
Osun: Oyetola, Adeoti, Yusuf meet ahead APC governorship primary
Road accident kills 3 in Rivers
Five feared killed by herdsmen in Benue communities
Katsina new police commissioner issues warning to bandits, terrorists
Kaduna NYSC coordinator backs establishment of Trust Fund
IMSU student escapes lynching over alleged rape
Pantami: FUTO alumni tackles management over conferment of professorship
Human Resource Work Festival holds in Lagos, Kigali
2023: Abia town unions endorse power shift to North
Osun guber: Oyetola gets Osogbo, Ilobu monarchs’ support
Osun guber: APC panel holds stakeholders’ meeting
2023: Nsukka leaders unite for Ugwuanyi
Pastor Adeboye’s son, Adeolu on a mission
Celebrating Kemi Nelson at 66
As Aishatu Buratai opens new vistas for arts and nature lovers
Abba Kyari and irony of Nigeria’s anti-crime initiatives
Anambra: Building a more humane society
The latest Abba Kyari
2023: Atiku’s ultimate battle
DEPOWA raises the alarm over rising cases of PTSD among soldiers
COVID-19: Buhari hails Nigeria’s designation as vaccine manufacture base
Road accident kills 3 in Rivers
NYSC insists on compulsory COVID-19 RDT test for all camp participants
Court rejects suit seeking to sack Fasina as FUOYE’s Vice Chancellor
Prohibited Firearms: Voluntarily submit firearms in your possession or risk arrest, Bauchi Commissioner warns individuals, groups
2023: It’s time to pay Tinubu back, APC executives, legislators, others declare
Lalong, Bogoro commend FG’s support to PLASU, as TEDFUND commissions structures
Funke Kuti: My joy, pride being Made’s mom
Kujore’s son, Tony, inducted into AJUMN’s elders council
Kaduna NYSC coordinator backs establishment of Trust Fund
Human Resource Work Festival holds in Lagos, Kigali
Lions Club carries out free eye surgery
Nigeria, Algeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Czech partner on security, etc
Osun: Oyetola, Adeoti, Yusuf meet ahead APC governorship primary
Establishment of mining clusters will create wealth, jobs – Adegbite

Daily Trust

Minister Booed During Presentation Of Certificates To FCT Council Chairmen
PDP Extends Tenure Of North-West, Lagos State Caretaker Committees
Monarch’s Son, 7 Others Abducted In Taraba
Original Inhabitants Of Abuja: A People In Need Of A Place Call Their Own
Meet The Man Behind The $1,000 Valentine Couples Dinner
Iyke Cele: Winning Awards Is Good But Making People Happy Is My Target
That Mother-Tongue Shall Not Die
The Easiest Way To Remember People’s Names
On The Proposed Federal University Of Agriculture, Dadin Kowa
How Not To Vote Come 2023
One Year After, Prof Odekunle Lives On
Some Nigerian Youngsters With Dual Nationalities Who May Emulate Lookman Ademola
Super Falcons Labour To Win 2-0 Against Lady Elephants
Okagbare Handed 10-Year Ban For Doping Violations
Mohammed Shammasu: Lewandowski, Benzema My Role Models For I Like Scoring Goals
What Happens To Ronaldo If Haaland Replaces Cavani?
The Burden Of Truth In Sodiq Alabi’s The Texture Of Air
Rot, Filth Take Over UniPort Teaching Hospital
Why Mali Witnessed 2 Coups In 10 Months – Foreign Minister
How I Built Helicopter, Radio Station, Others – Self-Taught ‘Engineer’
How Voter Apathy, Low Turnout Marred FCT Council Polls
Why We’re Passionate About Youth Empowerment At PYN – Founder
Irigwe/Fulani Conflict: OPSH Organises Peace Summit
Police Arrest Woman With Fake N1,000 Notes
FCTA Launches Arab International Laboratory
Ribadu Meets APC Leaders, Commends Buhari On Economy
Ijaw Youths Task Leaders On Unity, National Development
Hazardous Soot Worries APC Chieftain
Govt Establishes Transport Firm, Concessions N3.1bn Karu, Lafia Bus Terminals
Grey Areas: Organ Transplantation In Nigeria
One Dies, Scores Injured In Maiduguri IDPs Camp Fire
Nigeria Joins 4 Other Countries To Produce COVID-19 Vaccine In Africa
Adulterated Fuel: Pro-Buhari Groups Want Marketers, Foreign Partners Prosecuted
2023: Tinubu Knows Nigeria’s Problems Like The Back Of His Hands – Sanwo-Olu
Abba Kyari: Fear Grips Top Police Officers As Anti-Narcotics Agency Deepens Probe
How Ondo Jealous Woman Stabbed Co-Wife To Death Over Sex
Gbajabiamila Inaugurates Constituency Projects
CBN Charges Nigerians To Embrace ENaira
Daura Crisis: Katsina APC Chairman Speaks, Says Opponent Of Ex-DSS DG’s Brother Is The Authentic Candidate
Electoral Act: 23 CSOs Tell Buhari To Sign Bill Into Law By Tuesday
AWCON Qualifier: Onumonu Hits Brace As Super Falcons Beat Cote D’Ivoire
My $1000 Valentine Dinner Was For Those Who Appreciate Good Food
The Voice Nigeria Returns, Here’s How To Register
We’ll Resist Imposition Of Candidates At Convention – APC Youth
Crisis Breaks Out In Daura As APC Members Reject ‘Move’ To Impose Ex-DSS DG’s Brother
Nigerian Olympic Medalist Okagbare Banned For 10 Years For Doping
Kano APC Crisis: Shekarau-Led Faction Heads To Supreme Court
APC Convention: Buhari In Tight Corner Over Chairmanship, Zoning
Bandits Invade Residence Of Kaduna Community Leader, Abduct Wives, 4 Daughters
CBN Charges Nigerians To Embrace ENaira
Roads, Freight Rates: PTD, NARTO Suspend Planned Strike
Scarcity: Operatives Trail Marketers Hoarding, Hiking Petrol Price
Vehicle Import: Freight Agents Kick As Customs Set To Implement VIN
FG To Build 6 Solid Minerals Processing Plants
Editorial: The Hijab, A Muslim Woman’s Identity


Man, son, 3 others killed, houses razed as herdsmen attack Benue community
Twitter creates special emoji for Davido’s show at o2 Arena
We won’t allow FG criminalise our struggle for Yoruba Nation, says Akintoye, as he clocks 87
One dead, scores injured as mysterious fire hits IDPs’ camp in Borno
Effects of colonialism still being felt – UN chief
Masari compensates victims of Katsina underpass bridge with N133.4m
Two factions of Ebonyi varsity ASUU issue conflicting strike directives
Inadequate qualified artisans cause of building collapse – Minister
5000 students in Cross River receive books, uniforms, scholarships
2023: Group to Buy Nomination/Intent Form For Gov Wike
UNICAL kick-starts NUGA preliminaries games in Calabar
A’Ibom first Lady cautions against out-of-court settlement for rape cases
Scammers target hotel customers in Lagos
Benue to access $3million counterpart fund for immunization- Ortom
Southwest pensioners protest, accuse Pencom of ‘withholding’ their gratuity
Conflict in Ukraine disrupting entire generation of children — UNICEF
Elect youths or risk our votes, Arewa youths tell APC, PDP, others
2023 Presidency: Don’t sacrifice competence for zoning, group warns
MNOs list areas of challenge, seek govt intervention
Digital economy to generate more revenue than oil — NITDA DG
Katsina LG polls: We’ve no plans to replace any candidate – APC
PIT matriculates 1267 students, warns against cultism, social vices
One dead, scores injured as mysterious fire hits IDPs’ camp in Borno
Tuchel rules Chelsea out of Premier League title race
Chairmanship: I want to make APC the gold standard of all political parties in Africa — Sen Sani Musa
2023: Arewa Network backs Emefiele, blasts PFN
Court remands prophet over murder in Ekiti
Ogun PDP leadership tussle: Court upholds Bamgbose’s suspension
FG allocates 3.5GHz frequency bands for 5G deployment
Breaking: Super Falcons beat Ivory Coast 2-0 in AWCON qualifier
Driver, conductor in court for allegedly stealing passengers’ phones
Boy, man die in Anambra multiple accident
Tragedy: Jealous housewife, 25, stabs rival to death over sex turn with husband in Ondo
Amotekun arrests Secondary School Students for cultism, rape in Ogun
Blessing Okagbare handed career-ending 10 years ban for doping
Court remands 4 men for allegedly burning Obasanjo’s mango farm
Effects of colonialism still being felt – UN chief
Ogun PDP leadership tussle: Court upholds Bamgbose’s suspension
Navy, EFCC reject Senate’s bill to criminalise payment of ransom to terrorists
Warri has been abandoned — Clark
Court remands prophet over murder in Ekiti
Winter Olympics: IOC president disturbed by Russian teenager’s meltdown
Kingsley Obiekwu: How Ahmed Musa contacted, assisted ex-Nigerian Int’l with N2m
Nigerian Breweries declares N12.92bn dividend for 2021
How to get our port economy back on track — Hassan Bello
Drug deal: I’m highly disappointed with the situation — Former IGP Okiro
Radio, TV licences for NYSC

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