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News Headlines Feb 23, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Citing Emergence of Previous Chairmen, Buhari Okays Consensus for APC Convention
•El-Rufai denies division among colleagues •Confirms they initially disagreed, but now on same page •Party zones offices, adopts PDP formula, swaps positions between North and South •Chairmanship…
News in Photographs: Buhari, APC Govs Meet
BREAKING: Senate Constitution Panel Submits Report Wednesday, Says Omo-Agege
Nigeria, Iraq Kick against Hike in OPEC Oil Output as Prices Surge Towards $100
Buhari: With 30m Tons LNG Expansion, AKK Project, Nigeria to take…
ECOWAS Rejects Mali’s Five-year Transition Proposal
FG Launches Fresh Strategy to Fast-track COVID-19 Vaccination
Senate Receives Constitution Review Report Today
2021 Budget: 94.1% Implementation on Infrastructure, Human Capital Development Achieved, Says…
PenCom Opposes Withdrawal of Police from Contributory Pension Scheme
Nigeria Adds 300MMscfd After Inauguration of Gas Gathering Facility in Delta State
Nigeria, Others May Suffer over 70% Oil Revenue Crash by 2035,…
FG-ASUU Negotiation, Reconciliation Meeting to Reconvene Monday
Buhari: FG’s Rail Project Easing Commuters’ Hardship on Lagos-Ibadan Route
N450m Bribe: Ex-minister, Sarah Ochekpe, Two Others Sentenced to Six Years…
Court Grants NDLEA’s Request to Detain DCP Abba Kyari, Six Others…
NACA Targets End to Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission
Osinbajo Hails Latter-Day Saints’ Social Work, Others in Nigeria
Civil Society Groups Protest against Buhari’s Delay to Sign Electoral Bill
Substandard Fuel: House Quizzes Suppliers, Emadeb, Others Distance Selves from Product
Senate Demands Rehabilitation of Federal Roads as Air Fare Soars
At Launch of Third Force, Kwankwaso Promises Better Deal for all…
Makinde Approves March 11 for Installation of 42nd Olubadan
Electoral Amendment Bill: APC Not Ready to Change Status Quo, Says…
Knighthood as Service to Mankind
Cleric Sets up Foundation for Police Officers’ Children, Wives
Again, Lawmakers Urge FG to Declare State of Emergency on Security
Amaechi, Abe’s LoyalistsTrade Blame over Rivers APC Crisis
Electoral Bill: Buhari, APC Plotting To Truncate Democracy, Says PDP
Police Sergeant Dies in Ogun Ex-Governor’s Residence
PDP Mocks APC for Postponing National Convention Again
NGX Inducts 133 New Authorised Dealing Clerks
Civil Societies Condemn Petition against Aregbesola, Decry Rising Insecurity in Osun
‘50% of Candidates Failed Exams for Permanent Secretary Position’
Don Seeks Revitalising of Literary Activities in Secondary Schools
News in Photographs: Buhari, APC Govs Meet
Nigeria, the Bridge and 2023
Abba Kyari, 6 Others to Remain in NDLEA’s Custody for Another..
Convention: APC to Swap Party Offices Between North, South, President Favours…
Buhari: FG’s Rail Project Easing Commuters’ Hardship on Lagos-Ibadan Route
Gunmen Kidnap Nursing Mother, Receive N3m Ransom in Ogun
GDP: Fayemi Urges Citizens to Patronise Locally Made Fabrics
Break Your Silence on 2023 Presidency, Youth Groups Tell Atiku
NANS Gives FG One Week Ultimatum over ASUU Strike
‘FCT Council Poll Victory Signals PDP ‘ll Win 2023 Presidential Elections’
Onoja Tasks Youths on Productive Ideas to Transform Society
Two Drown in Jos Dam
Kogi Commissioner Begs Residents over Acute Shortage of Water Supply
Court Grants NDLEA’s Request to Detain Abba Kyari, 6 Others for…
2023: APC to Swap Offices between North, South, Says El-Rufai
Senate Demands Rehabilitation of Federal Roads as Air Fare Soars
Senate Confirms Buhari’s Nominees for Nigerian Petroleum Regulatory Authority
Food Support Scheme: There is Wealth in Farming, Oyetola Tells Citizens
Anambra Police Confirm Discovery of 2 Unizik Students’ Bodies in Room,…
Next Elections Should Provide Opportunity to Reset Nigeria, Says Ex-minister
2023: Rivers PDP Dismisses Claim of Inciting Crises in APC
We Recognised Only Al-Makura for APC Chairmanship Race in Nasarawa, Says…
Spouses, Children of Corrupt Nigerians Should Also Face Prosecution, Says Senator
Lawmaker Empowers 600 Constituents with Agricultural Tools
Fayemi Solicits Collective National Response against Insurgency, Kidnapping, Others
Osinbajo Canvasses Global Support for ECOWAS Move against Coups in West…
2023: Tinubu Won’t Leave APC for Any Presidential Aspirant, Says Support…
BREAKING: Senate Constitution Panel Submits Report Wednesday, Says Omo-Agege
Hike in PMS Prices, Others Jerk Up Petroleum Marketing Companies Revenue…
Reckitt Nigeria Launches Graduate Trainee Program
Fidelity Bank Appoints Amuchie as ED
UK Expert Urges Nigerian Organisations to Identify Business Threats, Opportunities
CSR: FBNInsurance Donates to Less Privilege Homes
IMF Chief Pledges Large Scale On-lending of SDRs to Africa
PDP Mocks APC for Postponing National Convention Again
As Consultations Continue, It’s Endorsements Galore
Re: How Ganduje Became an Outsider
One Woman Bashing and Dehumanisation Too Many
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu: Another Joseph in Disguise
Leveraging STEM to Create Innovative Solutions
EKSU Promotes 71 Lecturers to Professorship, Readership Cadres
New Management Company to Help Artists Build a Lasting Brand
Zverev Sets New Tennis Record at Mexican Open
Mohammed Hits Centennial with Gorica
Mourinho Given Two-match Touchline Ban Again
Russia-Ukraine Conflict May Force UEFA to Move UCL Final to Wembley
Ronaldo to Face Old Rivals Atletico as UCL Drama Continues
D’Tigress Target Q’final Finish at FIBA World Cup in Sydney
US Consulate Donates e-Library to Chrisland Varsity
9mobile Advocates Technology Adoption for Multilingual Learning
Varsity Don Tasks NUC on Reform, Curriculum Upgrade
UBEC to Conduct Assessment Based on Best Practices
FG to Train 45,000 Teachers
Of Age and Power

The Nation

How APC’s planned February 26 convention was scuttled
We’re not land grabbers, says monarch
Enugu APC members protest as council poll holds Wednesday
Plot to remove Abia Deputy Speaker, Majority Leader fails
‘Why Edo is prioritising women’s economic empowerment’
2023 president: APC zoning tilts ticket in South’s favour
Brittania-U kicks as consortium blames it for toxic petrol
Lawmakers vote on constitution review next week
Ike Nnaebue’s No U-turn gets Berlinale recognition in Germany
Abjos tests positive for COVID-19 after Africa tour
DRC president hosts AFRIMA legend award recipient, Koffi Olomide
Don: technology led to reduction of workers
‘Denounce people distracting you’
Fed Govt: we’ll become world’s largest in cocoa
Pat Utomi advocates effective leadership
Lawyer to Ayu: Make PDP a strong opposition
Activist to youths: prepare for 2023
Youths drum support for presidential aspirant
Uzodimma challenges APC leaders on Ngor-Okpala by-election
Jokeoyinmomo releases Elohim
Lateef Adedimeji: From Ayinla to Tinubu
Tube Awards: Organiser call for entries
Police advise vehicle owners
N2.6tr: NEITI board okays release of report in March
Heifer International introduces crop insurance for farmers
‘Cadbury committed to well-being’
NTU holds elective congress in Lagos
Pele hospitalized for urinary tract infection
Liverpool vs Leeds: Klopp unperturbed over Man City recent…
Police arrest two suspected rail vandals in Oyo

The Punch

Gunmen blow up Imo police station, kill two cops, police arrest suspects
Lagos won’t be ravaged by flood again, Sanwo-Olu vows
Late Sylvester complained of side pain, says Dowen doctor
Hoodlums attack Ogun filling station, kill two guards
March 26 convention: APC factions fault party, Buhari, govs opt for consensus, zoning
IPOB accuses FG, DSS of maltreating Kanu in custody
Court okays Kyari, six others’ detention for 14 more days
Rivers council arrests five traders over decomposing ponmo
Gunmen kill two policemen, kidnap couple in Anambra
FG begins probe of airlines over alleged collusion to fix airfares
Reps grill oil firms over dirty fuel imports, may summon NNPC again
FG to partner CBN, SEC on national savings scheme
Nigeria’ll focus on natural gas exploitation, Buhari tells global community
Electoral bill: Buhari’s delay signals tenure elongation plan, PDP alleges
Obaseki, Makinde to lead PDP campaign council for Ondo bye-election
Third Force: APC, PDP have failed Nigerians, says Kwankwaso
Mourinho suspended two matches for insulting referee
Man United have more identity under Rangnick -Fernandes
Russia-Ukraine crisis: UEFA consider changing Champions League final venue
Villarreal vs Juventus: Dusan Vlahovic scores after 31 seconds in Juve draw
Obaship: Ifa rejects MC Oluomo (2)
Tunde Odesola
Changing the narrative towards 2023
Eze Onyekpere
Encouraging domestic investments (2)
Sheriffdeen Tella
I feel studying at Oxford affects my music career – DJ Cuppy
Cross dresser, James Brown, commences study at UK varsity
Marrying Adesua second best decision I made after salvation – Banky W
We shouldn’t stop entertainment for youths to focus on elections – Comedian, Mr Macaroni


Akpabio Harps On Nigeria’s Indivisibility
NASS Votes On Constitution Review Report Next Week
Federal Govt Suspends Salaries Of 243 Workers For Shunning Verification Exercise
HIV Response: Federal Govt Tasks State Govts On Sustainability
NAHCON Rates Niger High In Hajj Preparation, Transparency
2022: Federal Govt To Spend N3.53trn On Infrastructure, Human Capital Development
We Have No Evidence That Oromoni Was Bullied, Assaulted – Police
We’re Not Recruiting, Prisons Warns Desperate Job Seekers
41 Terrorists Surrender Following Troops Onslaught In Borno
N1.1bn Project, DSS Counters Media Report
APC Governors Accept New Convention Date, Zoning Formula
[EDITORIAL] Borno’s Alarming Teacher Statistics
Nigeria Tourism Struggles Amid Rising Insecurity
7 Days To Go, Pressure Mounts On Buhari To Sign Electoral Bill
Kwankwaso, Yakasai, Others Form ‘3rd Force’ Ahead Of 2023
Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Oil Price Nears $100pb, Highest Since 2014
Buhari To Sign Electoral Bill In A Matter Of Hours, Says Adesina
APC’s Inability To Conduct Convention Shows State Of Nigeria Under Its Watch – PDP
Assent To Electoral Bill Now, APM Tells Buhari
Rivers PDP, Abe Fume Over Allegations By His Loyalists
2023: Nigeria Agenda Inducts 300 Volunteers In South East
Benue: Igbawua Hails Gajir’s Choice As Ushongo LG Chairmanship Candidate
Airfare Hike: Senate Demands Urgent Rehabilitation Of Federal Roads
Equities Market Investors Gain N51bn
Ronaldo Hits 400m Followers On Instagram
Super Falcons Will Beat Côte d’Ivoire In Abidjan – Waldrum

The Sun

If we hadn’t intervened in roads, rail, Nigerians would be trekking from city to city –Buhari
National convention: Finally, APC agrees on zoning
…Postponement: Kalu thanks Buhari, Buni for consideration of request
Electoral bill: Buhari’ll sign in matter of hours –Presidency
FG to spend N3.53trn on infrastructure, human capital development
Drug scandal: Court okays 2 weeks detention of Abba Kyari, 6 others
2023: North not behind Tinubu, Yahaya Bello’s supporters reply Ganduje
Makinde picks March 11 for installation of new Olubadan
CSOs laud Ugwuanyi over regular conduct of LG polls
Drugs: Britain working with Nigeria to protect rights of suspects –UK Minister for Africa
We’re not sure of Kanu’s health again –IPOB
Reps urge FG, ASUU to adhere to agreement
2023 presidency: Qualities Nigerians must look out for –Shagari, ex-minister
2023: Igbo presidency long overdue –North Central women
Northern APC youths endorse Umahi
Bye-election: Imo PDP accuses APC of plotting to cause mayhem, buy votes
2023: We’ll rescue Nigerians from poverty, insecurity –Kwankwaso
Fidelity Bank backs CBN FX repatriation drive
FMAN’s wheat farms in Kebbi to yield 736 tons
Autochek finance summit holds today
Domestic savings, capital formation, critical to growing economy –Ahmed
3.5Ghz: Utilising Nigeria’s spectrum resources for socio-economic growth
NWFL Premiership resumes for final lap of 2021/2022 season
You are a worthy son of the Soil – Igwe Nnewi tells Ejidike
Alli applauds Amusan/Onakoya Athletics meet
Sportsville award excites Omidiran, promises to promote girl-child
Ahead W/Cup Playoff: Super Eagles faces ‘juju’ threat
How China is re-colonising Nigeria (1)
Abba Kyari: Fall of decorated crime fighter
Toxic fuel: When apology is not enough
Aregbesola’s anti-Omoluabi ethos
The mess called Abba Kyari
Travails and trials of ‘Citizen’ Okoro
Marketers panic over introduction of N500,000 trans-shipment charges
Mediacraft Associates’ CEO, Ehiguese, inducted into Marketing Edge Hall of Fame
‘Bboy’ regional finalists emerge in Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria
Controversy as clearing agents, Customs bicker over VIN valuation for imported vehicles
Bello-Koko receives appointment letter as new NPA MD
Shippers Council, NPA, others partner to eliminate touts from ports
My vision to build estates for 250 young people –Ofure, real estate developer
ASUU strike : Zik Varsity lecturers are in full compliance — Chair
Igbo float stabilisation fund, seek N5bn take-off
Domestic savings, capital formation, critical to growing economy –Ahmed
3.5Ghz: Utilising Nigeria’s spectrum resources for socio-economic growth
How YouTube supports creator economy in Africa
Paxful bridges gender gap in financial inclusion via literacy initiatives
Nigeria Info rewards loyal listeners
IMF advises FG to overlook protests, remove fuel subsidy
Marketers panic over introduction of N500,000 trans-shipment charges
Mediacraft Associates’ CEO, Ehiguese, inducted into Marketing Edge Hall of Fame
Shippers Council, NPA, others partner to eliminate touts from ports
NDLEA, super cop and Nigeria’s drug war
2023: Nigeria does’nt need outdated economic manager


Sylvester Oromoni: How some Dowen College parents hindered investigation – Police
ASUU strike to end soon — FG
If I had not intervened, people would be trekking from Lagos to Abuja — Buhari
UPDATED: Court okays NDLEA’s request to detain Abba Kyari, 6 others for 14 days
2023: Kwankwaso, Dalung, Galadima, others birth Third Force
Many feared dead as security operatives, gunmen clash in Anambra
Armed herders invade Suswam’s home town, destroy farms, sack four Council Wards, villages
Human trafficking: Delta govt rescues 22 children
OIL PRICE: Bonny Light bounces back to $95.63 on Ukraine crisis
2023: APC opts for consensus, zones presidency to South
Stock market gains marginally with N7bn
Attack on Abia cattle market: Ikpeazu, Northern community leaders meet
Olubadan-designate confirms receipt of installation letter from Oyo govt
US-based Nigerian artist, Djfreshyk features Nestraya, Shizem in new song ‘body’
Opinion: Tambuwal’ education revolution in Sokoto
Buhari meets Ghana’s President Addo-Akufo behind closed door
Sylvester Oromoni: How some Dowen College parents hindered investigation – Police
NBM felicitates with Benin monarch over return of artifacts
Counter Terrorism Centre: DSS punctures TrackaNG-BudgIT claim of fund diversion
OkonLagos, Victoria Inyama, others educate Ugezu on importance of DNA test in Nigeria
FG to collaborate with Republic of Korea in tackling unemployment
10 die as cultists clash in Osun
NCCSALW to establish Zonal Headquarters in Enugu
Akwa Ibom: Sacked Chief of Staff reacts, appreciates Udom, others
2023 :We’re prepared to spend our resources for Ugwuanyi – NCWF
Why Jonathan, now?
APC S/S youths wants party on winning path
Unemployment: FG seeks assistance from Republic of Korea
Politics: Okowa urges Nigerians to participate, vote, advocate for good governance
2023: Nigerians ‘ll reject ‘dirty’ fighting politicians — YSSG
Uzodimma’s alleged Vice Presidential ambition raises dust
Letter announcing my defection to APC, resignation from Ebonyi Assembly were forged documents — Ebonyi female Lawmaker
Ogun people ‘ll determine Abiodun’s 2nd term, not Salihu Lukman’s sponsors, says Ogun APC
PDP dares APC: Wike, Udom, Imoke others to lead Campaign Council for C’River bye-elections
Alleged defamation: Why I’m demanding N5.1 billion damages, perpetual injunction — IPOB’s lead counsel
ASUU strike to end soon — FG
Mental health conditions from psychological trauma (2)
Criminal Hideout: Bauchi Assembly wants school converted to maternity
Foundation constitutes 11-man c’ttee, dolls out funds for 2022 JAMB registration
OIL PRICE: Bonny Light bounces back to $95.63 on Ukraine crisis
Stock market gains marginally with N7bn
Uzodimma’s alleged Vice Presidential ambition raises dust
PDP dares APC: Wike, Udom, Imoke others to lead Campaign Council for C’River bye-elections
10 die as cultists clash in Osun
Google lauds increase in software development in Africa
Let there be peace
ASUU strike, Ngige, and NANS outburst

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