News Headlines Feb 24, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 24, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Just in: Mutawalle Picks Senator Nasiha as Zamfara Deputy Governor
Breaking: Zamfara Assembly Impeaches Deputy Governor Gusau
Breaking: Aisha Buhari Witnesses Submission of Constitution Review Report in Senate
Zulum Receives Leadership Award of Anglican Church
Independent Observers Describe Enugu LG Elections as Peaceful
Alleged Forgery: Kubwa Hospital Denies Fani-Kayode
‘Refusal to Sign Electoral Bill will Derail INEC’s Election Timetable’
‘Abia PDP Won’t Lack Funds, Support to Win 2023 Poll’
CSOs Give Head of Service Seven Days to Resign…
WTO Fixes June 13 for Restarting MC12, Expects to Achieve Multilateral Action on COVID-19 Response
NLNG Appoints GACN’s Boss, Ogunleye Deputy Managing Director
Court Orders Temporary Seizure of Former Zamfara Governor’s Properties,…
Pastor Rapes 19-year-old Girl During Deliverance in Ogun
Buhari Rejoices with Primate Ositelu at 70
ECCIMA to provide insurance at 33rd Trade Fair
54gene Awards $64,000 Scholarship for Genomics Research
Amal Botanicals Set for Asia, South America Markets after Fifth Anniversary
Iyamah Named ‘Young Person of the Year’ at The Future Awards
Lawmaker Tasks Youth on Peace as PUC Season II Kicks off
Reforms: Police Receive Policy Document on Arrest, Custody Management, Investigations
Ex-Defence Chief, Agwai, Decries Inter-agency Rivalry
Take Fight against Drug Abuse to Borders, Saraki Tells FG
House Probes FHA, FMBN over Non-refund of National Housing Fund Contributions
Use of Hijab in Kwara Schools, Constitutional Rights of Everyone
Budget: DSS Debunks Claims of N1.1bn Unexecuted Projects in Bauchi
Budget: DSS Debunks Claims of N1.1bn Unexecuted Projects in Bauchi
Group Urges Zoning Campaigners to Stop Causing Tensions in Ebonyi
Group Asks N’Assembly to Reinstate ‘Right to Food’ Clause Deleted in.
Buhari to Sign Reworked Electoral Bill Friday
NDDC Board: Niger Delta Group Vows to Dump APC
Orji Kalu Hails Buhari, Buni for Postponing APC Convention
C’River APC Says Wike is Security Threat
Court Orders Temporary Seizure of 10 Properties, Funds Allegedly
NERC to Roll out Outage Reporting App for Electricity Consumers
Osinbajo Canvasses Global Support for ECOWAS’ Move against Coups in West…
Senate Approves Establishment of Orthopaedic Hospitals in Kwara, Osun
Buhari Rejoices with Primate Ositelu at 70
Senate Okays Establishment of Maritime Security Trust Fund
Alleged N2.9Bn Fraud: Okorocha’s Absence Stalls Arraignment
Bauchi to Empower 575 Commercial Sex Workers
Deploy Security Agents in Kebbi LGs to Curtail Banditry, Cattle Rustling,…
2023: Bello’s Support Groups Rejects Ganduje’s Claims That North is Behind…
House Members to Vote on Constitutional Amendment March 3
House to Probe Fake Insurance Certificates
Ondo Indigenes Seek Akeredolu’s Intervention over Ill-treatment in Rivers State
E-Customs Probe: Lawmakers Disagree with Colleague over Threat of Arrest Warrant against CBN Governor
Buhari Inaugurates Multipurpose Sports Complex at NIPSS
House Urges NNPC to Relocate Oil Pipelines along Warri Bar
Ekiti 2022: Bamidele, Bamisile, Others are With Me, Says Oyebanji
Stakeholders Back Exemption of Police from Contributory Pension Scheme
Buhari Presides over FEC Meeting, Swears-in Six INEC National Commissioners
Strike: We Will Fight to Rescue Nigerian Varsities from Collapse,
I’ll Leave Office as a Happy, Gracious First lady, Says Umahi’s Wife
Obaseki’s Administration Prioritising Women Economic Empowerment, Says Edo First Lady
FG to Distributes 10m Gas Cylinders in 12 States
NIPOST, LASG Sign MoU to Train Courier Operators
Michaud: Technology Will Enhance Customers’ Experience in On-demand Delivery Sector
Tech Expert Moves to Address Cybercrime among Nigerian Youths
Pantami: FG’s Policies on Digital Innovation, Entrepreneurship Will Create Wealth
Samsung Announces Teni as the new A-Series Ambassador
Usman: APC Government Amplified Use of Petrol Subsidy to Settle Cronies
Bafarawa: Foundation of the APC Government is Built on Corruption
‘Buhari Should Inaugurate NDDC Board as He Did for NEDC’
Bauchi Govt Praises Pastor Adeboye on Donation of Dialysis Centre
Paediatrician Raises Concern over Childhood TB, Diabetes in Ogun
Dr. Abayomi Mentorship Programme Equips Doctors with Leadership Skills
Lions Club Laments Increasing Cancer Mortality Rates among Children
Freeing Nasarawa from Malaria
Asanka Excited with Abundance of Cricket Talents in the Country
PwC: Cricket Aligns with our Values
How We Got Cricket into the North-east, By Uyi Akpata
Sports Betting Giant, BetKing, Celebrates 4th Anniversary in Nigeria
Elanga’s Strike Rescues Valuable Point for United at Atletico
Spalletti Banks on Maradona’s Spirit, Osimhen to Destroy Barca in Naples
Bridge Harps on Parents’ Involvement in Child Learning
Lawmakers Pledge More Funding for Unity Colleges
Tinubu, Aregbesola and Loyalty

The Nation

Despite ASUU strike, UNIABUJA to hold convocation
Concerns as states, schools scramble to meet WASSCE registration deadline
Examining drug integrity test for students
Politics of the incised edge
Achieving Universal Health Coverage
Lawmakers to vote on VAT, power devolution, others Speaker to Reps: you must participate
Aregbesola’s man asks court to void Oyetola’s victory
Buhari to sign Electoral Act bill Friday
Corruption and the rest of us
How I bagged First Class, by UDUS graduate
MOCASU to management: Ensure proper placement of staff
Accountant introduces Professors Without borders’ to Nigeria
Poor reading culture bane of malpractice, says National Librarian
Create parastatal for out-of-school children, govt urged
500 books for UNIJOS burnt library
Why parents should attend open days
Safe School campaign goes to grassroots
Despite ASUU strike, UNIABUJA to hold convocation
Lagos Deputy Gov. pledges ICT centre to alma mater
Enugu council poll: Two policemen, six others killed as gunmen…
Thugs imported to disrupt Osun PDP primary, Davido alleges
What I’ll do to any woman that comes close to my ‘property’…
Court revokes Jaruma’s bail, orders re-arrest
Last Man Standing, biopic of Tinubu, not a propaganda
Actor Saint Obi, estranged wife battle for custody of kids
DJ Cuppy expresses mixed feelings over return to school
Rapper Riky Rick commits suicide after battling depression
Firm promises more value to customers
Nigeria sues JP Morgan in London over $1.7b oil deal
IMF seeks recapitalisation of banks hit by COVID-19
VFD Group acquires largest stake in NGX
EDITORIAL: Tragic tales
UPDATED: Super Falcons beat hosts Cote D’Ivoire to qualify for 2022 AWCON
JUST IN: Super Falcons qualify for 2022 AWCON
UCL: Five intimidating Ronaldo stats vs Atletico Madrid
‘Suspected ritualist attempted to lure three minors’
Police arrest three men for gang-rape
Gunmen kidnap doctor on duty in Akwa Ibom
Five die in Osun cult clash
Many follies of Aregbesola

The Punch

N4.6m fraud: Ex-revenue officer jailed three years for defrauding hospital
ICPC arraigns Gombe school principal over N3.8m fraud
Ogun’ll bring ritualists to justice, Abiodun vows
Policeman shots dead OPC member, flees in Ibadan
Edo police arrest serial gay rapist, foil kidnap attempt
Constitution amendment: Outrage as N’Assembly considers life pension for presiding officers
UPDATED: Russia’s Putin announces ‘military operation’ in Ukraine
Strike continues, ASUU insists as Ngige pleads with union
17 Ebonyi trafficked teenagers rescued in Ogun
Ogun pastor rapes teenager during deliverance from ‘spirit husband’
Fire destroys finance ministry’s inverter room
FG increases school feeding cost to N100/child, spend N1bn daily
Demand tickets from LASTMA when arrested, Lagos tells commuters
World Bank sanctions Nigerian firm, MD over alleged corrupt practices
LCCI, others back N’Assembly on proposed railways, airports power decentralisation
Bauchi gov meets Obasanjo, says APC zoning no threat to PDP
Abia Assembly adjourns as deputy speaker, majority leader escape sack
PDP draws battle line with Ebonyi Assembly
Court voids APC congresses in Anambra, restores 2018 executives
Mitrovic breaks Championship record as Fulham boost promotion bid
Jimenez’s return from injury excites Arteta
Benfica’s Yaremchuk displays pro-Ukraine shirt in Champions League
We could have beaten Ivory Coast 3-0, boasts Falcons coach
Child farming and marketing in Nigeria
Jide Ojo
Presidency: Turn of the South to eat?
Tayo Oke
Nigerian system corrupts virtually everyone
Azuka Onwuka
How circumstances almost ruined my convocation at UNN – Obi Cubana
VIDEO: Singer Sammie Okposo, wife vacation in Mexico
Depression: Be sensitive to people around you, singer Mo’Cheddah advises fans
I’ll be jailed for murder day any man assaults me – BBNaija Maria


Democracy’s Broken Backbone
Hope Of Igbo Presidency Dims Over Killings In South East
Adulterated Fuel: Our Product Conforms With Nigeria’s Specification – Duke Oil, Oando
Declare Terrorist Leaders Wanted Now, Senate Tells Executive
LEADERSHIP Makes ‘Northern Professionals’ Calendar Event
APC Chairmanship: Buhari, Governors Zero In On Abdullahi Adamu
Fani-Kayode’s Medical Report Is Fake, Abuja Hospital Tells Court
Aisha Buhari Makes Case For Women At NASS
Senator Gusau Replaces Gusau As Zamfara Deputy Governor
PDP Ward Congresses Turn Bloody In Osun As 2 Die, Others Injured
Lawmaker Rescues 17 Ebonyi Children Trafficked To Ogun
Jamil Gwamna Rejoins Gombe PDP
Nigerian Youths Begin Campaign Against Ritual Killing
Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of Ex-Governor Yari’s Properties
37 Directors Fail Promotion Exam To Become Perm Secs
Senate Confirms Executive Directors Of NMDPRA
Ernest Shonekan As A Footnote
APC, Oyetola Govt Alive, Strong In Osun – Kwara Gov
JUST-IN: Court Nullifies Anambra APC Congresses
Defection: Former Commissioner, Special Adviser, Others Join APC In Gombe
2023: Aspirants Vying For Presidency Should Seek Atiku’s Counsel – PDP Chair
Osun APC Primary Election Marred By Irregularities, CSOs Allege
2023: PDP’ll Have More Women, Youths In Govt – Saraki
Federal Govt Approves Construction Of 1,564.95 km Roads In 3 Years
New Manual To Aid Increase In Cocoa Exportation – Minister
Federal Govt To Focus More On Natural Gas Exploitation – Buhari
Bank Customer Protests Alleged Frozen Account
Cashless Service: SMEDAN Partners 3 Firms To Grow SMEs
Cadbury Nigeria Gifts N6m Cash To 3 Schools For Talent Competition
Finance Minister Says Savings Will Grow Economy
NGX Inducts 133 New Authorised Dealing Clerks
‘Contributory Pension Scheme Will Solve Challenges Of Police Pension’
UEFA To Move Champions League Final From Russia Amid Ukraine Tension
Third Force We Need
Ending Corporal Punishment In Nigerian Schools

The Sun

Nigerian airlines deny increasing fare to N50,000
NASS lays report on constitution review
Electoral Act Amendment: Buhari to sign bill tomorrow
NNPC releases distribution details of 387.5m litres of petrol
INEC vows to be strict, firm with political parties, candidates, others
Ibadan indigenes go spiritual for Makinde, Olubadan-designate, others
Leah Sharibu: Methodist bishop laments continued captivity
FG affirms commitment to curbing inflation, grow economy
Mobilise your members, enthrone good leadership in Nigeria, Wike tasks Anglican Church
Strike: FG, ASUU meeting deadlock
Aregbesola never insulted Tinubu, say aides
Power shift to South in 2023 non-negotiable –Kokori
Rivers PDP flays Cross River APC for describing Wike as security risk
Wike taunts APC over failure to conduct convention
2023: Bauchi gov visits Obasanjo, says APC’s zoning no threat to PDP
INEC vows to be strict, firm with political parties, candidates, others
GOXI Insurance offers traders N500 insurance package, others
Linkage Assurance premium up 34% in 2021
NNPC releases distribution details of 387.5m litres of petrol
Julius Berger, Setraco, others to manage 12 highways
Food insecurity, poverty may mar Nigeria’s economic growth, says IMF
Leicester plans new deal for Ndidi
Amuneke: Lookman great addition to Super Eagles
Barcelona, Napoli, others clash for Europa League Round of 16 slots on DStv, GOtv
Jnr. African Fencing: Egypt, Algeria S/Africa in supremacy battle
Unimaid credits Kida for first NUGA qualification
Nigeria vs Ghana WCP 24 March Preview
How to deal with ASUU problem
Political parties and primaries
Looking at El-Rufai’s solution for insecurity
Abba Kyari: The good, the bad and the ugly
The in-betweeners putting Nigeria together
Foul fuel: Our avoidable error
Why NANS should apologise to Ngige
Political parties and primaries
Lamentations of unemployed Anambra blind lawyer
Duchess Hospital partners hotel to launch health package
NGO puts smiles on faces of students in Cross River
I’ll love to work with Wizkid, Davido – Youngwiz Global
IDAN inaugurates new executives
Over 100 Nigerians win prizes in Golden Penny yuletide contest
Susan Akporiaye: Why I seek re-election
GOXI Insurance offers traders N500 insurance package, others
Linkage Assurance premium up 34% in 2021
2023 and Nigerian youth’s predicament
From out of the shadows to unfinished greatness
Sanusi and Nigeria’s leadership challenge
Butchery at Ogun petrol station
…As Ondo police nab 20 suspected hoodlums
Gani Adams unveils book as OPU clocks 10
Osun guber: I’m too tough to lose PDP ticket –Adeleke
Al-Makura, APC and consensus
NGO puts smiles on faces of students in Cross River
Looking at El-Rufai’s solution for insecurity

Daily Trust

BREAKING: Explosion Rocks Ukraine As Putin Declares Military Operation
’We Lost N54bn To Flight Cancellations, Bird Strike’
Reps To Verify Volume, Location Of Quarantined Contaminated Petrol
FG: We’re Working To Bring Down Inflation, Boost Economy
Revenue From ICT Will Soon Trump Oil – NITDA DG
German Agency, Ogun To Train Students On Solar Power
Abbey Mortgage Bank Lists Additional 3.69bn Ordinary Shares On NGX
18 Coys Bid For FG’s Road Concession Initiative
NEPC Trains Exporters On Packaging, Promotion Of Exported Products
140 Megawatts Geometric Power To Serve Abia, Environs
IPOB Sit-At-Home: Enugu Trade Fair To Witness ‘Heavy Security’ – ECCIMA
Makoko Residents To Get Entrepreneurship Skills To Boost Income
N2 Trn Required To Return Police Force To DBS – PenOp
GOGIS DG Empowers 100 Women In Gombe With Seed Capital
NBET Has Robust Strategies To Raise Power Generation, Efficient Electricity Market – MD
‘Severe’ Drought In June May Wreak Havoc On Farms In 7 States
FG Revives Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation For Women Farmers
Nigeria Needs Professionals In Fishery Technology – Provost
NANS@40: Students Seeks Support To Lunch School To Farm, Other Projects
Don Urges Students To Place Priority On Education Courses
Envoy Tasks Schools On Pan-Africanism
NYSC Trust Fund Will Be A Game Changer
Kudos To BUA Chair
Health Sector Transformation In Gombe
Russia: A Word Of Caution For African Leaders
Naming Is Neither Innocent Nor Neutral
EDITORIAL: EU-AU Summit: Time For New Direction
Nigeria’s Gains At EU-Africa Summit
Are We Headed For Systemic Chaos In 2023? (1)
Nigeria Qualify For 2022 Women Africa Cup Of Nations
Sunshine Stars Down Wikki As Gombe Hold Plateau
Adeleke Confident Of Enyimba Resurgence
Athletes Can Protest At 2022 Commonwealth Games
Zverev Thrown Out Of Mexican Open
Mickelson Apologises Loses Sponsor Over PGA, Saudi Remarks
ASUU Vs FG: When Will The Cat And Dog Fight End?
Gusau Impeached, Sen Nasiha Sworn In As Zamfara Deputy Gov
Constitution Review: Aisha Buhari At N/Assembly, Seeks Special Seats For Women
Buhari To Assent To Electoral Bill Tomorrow
Why APC Will Implode – Banire, Ex-Legal Adviser
Buhari Swears In 6 INEC National Commissioners
I Met OBJ Over My Presidential Ambition – Bauchi Gov
Kwara APC Crisis: Lai’s Faction Goes Spiritual Over ‘Maltreatment’ By Buni-C’ttee
2023: Young President Best Option For Nigeria – Niger Gov
Ambitious Public Officials Must Resign Before 2023 – Olawepo-Hashim
Oba Of Benin Visits Ogun, Meets Obasanjo, Alake
After 28 Years Battle, Abiodun Installs New Monarch In Ijebu Igbo
DRC President Hosts Koffi Olomide
WAPP: Nigeria Will Benefit From Sub-Regional Power Integration, Says Minister
Six Things To Know About New Zamfara Deputy Governor
Super Falcons Beat Cote D’Ivoire, Qualify For 2022 Women Africa Cup Of Nations
‘There’s Fire On The Mountain’, Airline Operators Justify N50k Base Fare
2023 Presidency: Buhari’s Aide Endorses Tinubu
Court Revokes Jaruma’s Bail, Sends Her Back To Prison
2023 Presidency: Buhari’s Aide Endorses Tinubu
‘Voters’ Killed As Gunmen Attack Polling Units During Enugu LGA Election
APC Hasn’t Fulfilled Its Promises To Nigerians, Says Dalung
Matawalle Picks APC Senator As New Deputy
Four Things To Know About The General’s Son Impeached By Zamfara Assembly
Court Bars Femi Fani-Kayode’s Estranged Wife From Comments On Family,
’We Lost N54bn To Flight Cancellations, Bird Strike’
Reps To Verify Volume, Location Of Quarantined Contaminated Petrol
FG: We’re Working To Bring Down Inflation, Boost Economy
Revenue From ICT Will Soon Trump Oil – NITDA DG
Marketers Load 387m Litres Of Petrol In 1 Week
Buhari To Assent To Electoral Bill Tomorrow
Nigeria Qualify For 2022 Women Africa Cup Of Nations
Adopt Morocco’s Model To End Religious Violence In Africa, Rifki Urges Leaders
Russia’s Interests ‘Non-Negotiable’ – Putin
Putin Orders Russian Troops Into Ukraine ‘For Peacekeeping’
Nigeria Needs Professionals In Fishery Technology – Provost
NANS@40: Students Seeks Support To Lunch School To Farm, Other Projects
Don Urges Students To Place Priority On Education Courses
Envoy Tasks Schools On Pan-Africanism
ASUU Strike: We’ll Block All Roads To Abuja – NANS

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