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News Headlines Feb 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Tinubu Floors Aregbesola as Oyetola Wins Osun APC Primary
INEC Allays Fears on 2023 Elections, Says No Plan to Shift Polls
Security Agencies Move against Importers of Off-spec Petrol
CBN Has Enough FX to Meet Market Demand, Report Reveals
Olawepo-Hashim: Those Who Destroyed Nigeria Should Stay off 2023 Race
A’Ibom Explains Rising Boundary Crises among Communities
2023: Ex-minister Signfies Intention to Contest Senatorial Position in Kwara
Enugu Never Zoned Governorship Seat, Group Replies Nnamani
Resettlement of IDPs: We are Largely Misunderstood, Says Zulum
Military Probes Killing of Seven Children by Fighter Jet Targeting Terrorists
Court Issues Bench Warrant in N10.7bn Ponzi Case
Politicians Stockpiling Arms, Ammunition, Osun Monarch Alleges
Sterling Bank Exposes Youths to Investment Opportunities on NGX
New Senate Bill Stops NIEPA’s Relocation from Ondo to Abuja
Stakeholders Task Niger Delta Govts on Human Capacity Building
Osinbajo Canvasses Considerable Developmental Gains for Niger Delta
Judiciary Open to Capacity Building Initiatives, CJN Tells US
2023: CNPD Seeks Buhari’s Support for Jonathan’s Return under APC
COVID-19 Vaccine Approval: Tomori Charges Govt on Consistency, Sustainability
2023: Senator Bassey Promises Security Trust Fund for C’River
Buoyed by CBN Financial Inclusion Policies, Financial, Insurance Subsectors’ Annual Growth…
Flour Mill, Dangote Kick over Artificial Sugar Scarcity Allegation by BUA…
FG to Generate N5bn from Fishery Concession Project
FG Urged Turn to Portfolio of National Assets to Unlock Liquidity
United Capital Record 50% Increase in PBT, Proposes N1.50 Dividend
112 Emergency Number Will Enhance Implementation of NEMSAS, Says NCC
Okunnu: The Elder Statesman Who Loves Lagos and Nigeria
How Aregbesola Was Cut to Size by Oyetola in Osun APC..
2023: Goodluck Jonathan and A Nation in Search of National Healing
Fuel Scarcity: A New Hydra Rises and Nigerians are Feeling the Heat
Western Naval Command Gets New FOC
NYSC TRUST FUND AND NATIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH
Prof. Gideon Christian: Canadian Visa Officers Reject Nigerians’ Applications Based on Discrimination
EU’s VP, Vestager: Success of Nigeria’s Democracy, Not for Europe to Judge
Nigeria’s Opeyori Claims Surprise Gold at All Africa Badminton Championships
Okagbare to Appeal 10-year Doping Ban at CAS
Aribo’s Goal Saves Rangers from Defeat at Dundee Utd
Super Subs Earn Man Utd Victory in Six-goal Thriller at Leeds
….Nigerian Faces Fresh Four-year Ban for Evading Test
NPFL: Rivers Utd Regain Top Spot, End Rangers Away Runs
Anointing Seldom Works Here

The Nation

Waiting for new leadership
APC as sick baby
On Borno’s disengaged child-soldiers
Killing in the name of Biafra
Governors meet Monday over new APC convention date
Kwankwaso, myself are architects of modern Kano, says Ganduje
CSO urges states, parties to adopt Osun APC primary’s model
Lasun declines comment
PDP chieftain: Northern politicians should respect zoningń
How Oyetola trounced Aregbesola’s man Adeoti
‘Nigeria needs responsible govt’
‘No overall chairman for tricycle operators’
‘Alternative medicine practitioners must be registered’
Council empowers artisans, agedn̄
400 benefit from skills acquisition in Oyo
Sterling Bank pledges more donations to LSSTF
Funeral for Prophet Abai
2023: Ogoni monarchs pledge support for Abe, Tinubu
‘Nigeria needs responsible govt’
Chimaobim Ihediobi Feb 21, 2022
‘No overall chairman for tricycle operators’
NDLEA officer killed, patrol vehicle burnt in Ebonyi
NAFDAC intercepts 120 tons of poisonous ponmo
Queen Moremi condemns nudity in young girls
Marrying a celebrity demands patience – Lady Duke,
Submission not gender sensitive, says Korede Bello
Telcos lose 15.3m subscribers over identity policy
Investors take positions in banks ahead of dividends
Nigeria earns N36.67tr on local content retention
EDITORIAL
Abba Kyari
Being creative tough, says Adekunle Gold
NWFL Premiership resumes for final lap
Council empowers artisans, aged
NDLEA officer killed, patrol vehicle burnt in Ebonyi
NAFDAC intercepts 120 tons of poisonous ponmo
‘We will reposition APC ahead of 2023 elections’
Day Adeola empowered Lagos West constituents
Kenya announces passing of envoy to Nigeria

The Punch

Forum tasks politicians on youth devt
Ignore AGF’s advice on electoral bill, CSOs urge Buhari
Insecurity: Ex-Abia commissioner advocates more power for monarchs
NCC committed to tackling telecom infrastructure deficit – Danbatta
2023: I’ll get Nigeria working again, says Ohuabunwa
Convention: APC battles consensus crisis as Buhari, governors meet Tuesday
Fuel scarcity: Private depots hike rates, more filling stations may sell above N180/litre
Anti-Aregbesola’s protest in Lagos, demonstrators berate minister
Ondo kidnappers sleep off, abducted community leader escapes
Industrialist accuses IGP officers of conniving with foreigner to defraud him of $58,000, N18m
Lagos residents accuse Ikeja Electric of plunging community into darkness
Ogun community laments as windstorm damages houses, churches, mosques
FG admits inspection failure caused dirty fuel imports, prices soar in states
Veritasi Homes signs learning partnership with LBS
Nigeria lost 2,038 lives to air crashes in 53 years, says AIB
2023: I’ll get Nigeria working again, says Ohuabunwa
We won’t leave APC, Aregbesola’s group vows as Oyetola defeats Adeoti
Kwankwaso and I are modern Kano architects – Ganduje
Tinubu visits Alaafin, seeks support, prayer for 2023
Remo unfazed by successive defeats after fine run
Lookman’s goal not enough as Wolves devour Foxeṣ
How we wiped out ghost workers from Insurance – Shaibu
Police officer wins WBF title
Ukraine: Can anyone stop that train?
Minabere Ibelema
Communication conquers feeling of disappointment
Full list: Tems, Bimbo Ademoye win at The Future Awards Africa 2022
Ned Nwoko speaks on rumoured marriage to new wife
BBNaija Sammie knocks fans who dictate celebrities’ love affairs
Actress Tonto Dikeh laments Nigeria’s healthcare system

Leadership

OSGoF Exploring Revenue Generation Sources – Adebomehin
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APC Lobby Group Ends Youths Summit In C/River
Kogi Govt Pledges Support For People With Self-help Spirit
Loyalists Accuse Abe Of Working Against Rivers APC’s Interest
ECOWAS To Host First West Africa Peace, Security Forum
NCC Reiterates Commitment To AfricaNXT Tech-driven Vision
Civil Servants, Others Sued Over False Information
Adulterated Fuel: Pro-PMB Groups Want Marketers Prosecuted
[EDITORIAL] Let There Be An Electoral Act
How To Be Civil In The Workplace
Yobe: Teachers, Parents Urge Government To Build More Classrooms
SERAP Threatens To Sue Governors Over N51bn UBEC Funds
Humanitarian Crisis Looms In Niger Over Upsurge In IDPs
Nwobodo Applauds Gov Ugwuanyi Over His Humility, Love For Peace
BREAKING: Oyetola Wins Osun APC Gov’ship Primary Election
2023: I’m Ready To Get Dirty With Anyone, Says Tinubu
NDLEA Arrests Man With Fake $4.7million In Abuja
Law Professor Challenges ASUU Over Pantami’s Academic Rank, Legality
Re: Abba Kyari: New Video Contradicts NDLEA’s Claim
FCT Council Poll And Democratic Qualities Worthy Of Emulation
SERAP Threatens To Sue Governors Over N51bn UBEC Funds
Osun Guber: INEC Rejects 5 Political Parties’ Notice Of Primary Elections
2023 Presidency: I Possess All The Qualities Nigerians Are Yearning For – Kogi Gov

The Sun

NAFDAC impounds toxic animal hides imported for human consumption
Abba Kyari, others in fresh trouble
Convention: APC mulls 2 weeks shift
‘CAN’ll mobilise members to produce Buhari’s successor’
Fuel scarcity: Diversion, low supply compound motorists, commuters’ woes
Osun guber: Oyetola woos aggrieved members
Nigeria, others restart $13bn Trans-Saharan gas pipeline project
NDDC: Ijaw youths seek EFFC probe of alleged N20bn payment to contractors
US to support Nigeria’s judiciary process –Envoy
Stop destroying FUTO over Pantami professorship, SSANU tells politicians
Goje distributes foodstuffs to 4,390 physically challenged
Gowon, Adio, Kato for Fayemi’s book presentation Feb 24
2023: Anxiety as Buhari dithers on electoral reform bill
Ugwuanyi’s humility, penchant for peace’ll take him to higher places –Nwobodo
Convention: APC mulls 2 weeks shift
2023: Pressure mounts on Emefiele, CBN gov, to join presidential race
A’Ibom 2023: 6 groups endorse Onofiok Luke
Fuel scarcity: Be patient, solution underway, Sylva begs Nigerians
Insurance industry GPI dampened, closed at N520bn in 2021 –Agusto & Co
AfricaNXT confab objective aligns with NCC’s vision
Rotary Club begins investment drive in Isheri community, holds maiden trade fair
LCCI calls for import process overhaul
Manchester City condemn abuse aimed at Foden at boxing bout
World Cup playoff: Ghana in search of star players against Nigeria
Adebowale-Arimoro delighted to get Falconets call up
AIU 10-year ban: Okagbare may head for court
2022 African Fencing Championship: Nigeria to feature 21 athletes
AFN shocked over Okagbare’s 10-year ban
From restructuring to zoning
Soldiers rescue 8 kidnap victims, as herdsmen kill 3 mourners in Benue
IGP urged to intervene as policemen, thugs demolish building without court order
Pregnant woman, 8 others burnt to death in Kwara auto crash
‘CAN’ll mobilise members to produce Buhari’s successor’
Why I’m advocating for loss reduction, prevention in Nigeria –Omolade, Hybrid Group boss
Abba Kyari: The tragic fall of a Super Cop
NDDC: Ijaw youths seek EFFC probe of alleged N20bn payment to contractors
US to support Nigeria’s judiciary process –Envoy
Goje distributes foodstuffs to 4,390 physically challenged
Preventable pains of fuel scarcity
Russia’s security concerns, Ukraine and NATO
Atiku on zoning of political offices
Oil spill: Reps committee responds to petition, visits Ogoni communities
Ikenga celebrates Igbo culture, honours members
… Gunmen kill antinarcotics officer, set van ablaze in Ebonyi

Daily Trust

NDLEA Officer Gunned Down In Ebonyi
8 Months After Abduction: 13 Yauri Schoolgirls ‘Married Off’ To Bandits
NiMet Predictions And The Nigerian Farmer
Pregnant Woman, 8 Others Burnt To Death In Kwara
AEPB Clears Tyre Barricades On Abuja Streets
Police Arrest Robbers Attacking UI Students, Recover Guns
3 Zamfara Women In Court For Staining, Throwing Qur’an Inside Toilet
$4.7m Counterfeit Cash Intercepted In Abuja
Students Dazzle Guests At Great Heights Academy Sporting Event
Ekiti Prophet Remanded For ‘Killing’ Teenager
Man Dies Inside Petrol Tank In Kwara
4,438 Kaduna State Indigenes Eye Police Constabulary Job
LG Poll: Enugu Declares Wednesday Work-Free Day
Driver Killed, 2 Injured In Abuja-Lokoja Road Crash
APC To Postpone Convention Over Unresolved Crises
Why I Want To Succeed Buhari – Chima
2023: PDP, APC Have Nothing To Show Nigerians – Kwankwaso
We’ll Support Your Presidential Ambition, Alaafin, Olubadan-Designate Assure Tinubu
2023 Presidency: We Have Started Consulting For Amaechi — Princewill
Nigeria Must Stop Politics Of Imposition To Move Forward – Rep Peller
I’m Not In 2023 Presidential Race – Buratai
Abductors Of Sokoto Councillor Demand N60m Ransom
NDLEA Intercepts Counterfeit $4.7m Cash In Abuja
Nigerian Airstrike Targeting Terrorists ‘Kills Children’ In Niger Republic
Buhari Government Crippled By Faulty Take-Off, Says Tambuwal
Cleric Charges Late Idahosa’s Disciples To Be Good Ambassadors
2023: Kaigama Warns Youths Against Violence, Electoral Fraud
Engage In Female Genital Mutilation, Get 4-Yrs Jail Term – Edo Gov’t
Nigeria: 2,038 Killed In Air Crashes In 56 Years – AIB ok
Hard Times For Passengers As Airlines Raise Fares By 100%
Finance Act: Fresh Crisis Looms Over Stamp Duties Collection
Air Crashes: 2,038 Killed In 56 Years – AIB
NYSC Foundation Sets Up Savings, Loan Platform
How Inspection Failure Caused Adulterated Petrol Issue, Scarcity — Sylva
Rivers United Squeeze Past Rangers 1-0 To Reclaim Top Spot
FCT Beat Kano 1-0 To Win 2022 Ramat Cup
Nigerian Policewoman Wins WBF Super Bantamweight Title
Man Utd Survive Leeds Storm To Tighten Grip On Top Four
Rublev Edges Auger-Aliassime To Take Marseille Title
Brazil Storm: Death Toll Rises To 152
Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive For COVID-19
Exploring The Transition From Farm To Non-Farm (I)
Nigeria’s Next President
Nguru, An Enclave Of Peace
Entrepreneurship: Value-Add, Costing And Pricing (III)
Editorial: Speak Mother-Tongue, Save Indigenous Culture
Despite Many Financial Windows, Farmers Battle To Access Credit
Bird Flu Spreads, Ravages Farms
Lassa Fever Kills 59, Infects 358 In 19 States — NCDC
Nigeria Inducts 357 Foreign Trained Medical And Dental Graduates
Foundation Urges Cross River Youths To Avoid Risky Behaviours
Pregnant Woman, 8 Others Burnt To Death In Kwara
AEPB Clears Tyre Barricades On Abuja Streets
FCTA To Partner NCC On 5G
Dry Cleaner Found Dead Inside Shop In Kubwa
Nollywood Veterans Announce 12-Film Project With Release Of ‘CAKE’
Canada-Based Entertainer, Dele Blacko, Relocates To Nigeria
I Love My Wife, Toyin Abraham, More Than My Mum — Husband
The Voice Nigeria Returns, Here’s How To Register

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