News Headlines Feb 25, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 25, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Katsina Community Protests Killing of Businessman by Terrorists
FG:Nigeria’s Oil Production Sub-optimal
Five Killed, Huge Sums of Money Carted away as Robbers Raid…
EFCC Wants Public Collaboration in Fight against Corruption
APC Chairmanship: Musa Campaign Organisation Welcomes Consensus
2023 Presidency: ‘Saraki ‘ll Heal Wounds Inflicted on Nigerians by APC’
LG Vice Chair, Three Others Remanded over Assault on Policemen
NAHCO Secures Airways Contract
Nigeria Loses 2,038 Passengers to Air Crashes in 53yrs, Says AIB-N
EKEDC Moves to Improve Power Supply in Agbara, Lekki
Hearing in Abba Kyari’s Bail Suffers Setback as FG Denies Service
Lagos Chief Judge Frees 33 Prison Inmates
Insecurity: Sokoto Procures Surveillance Equipment For DSS
Ex-INEC Boss, Jega, Urges Buhari to Sign Amended Electoral Bill
Don’t Turn Osun into a Battlefield, Security Expert Urges Aregbesola, Oyetola
Buhari: I Look Forward to Leaving Office
A’lbom 2023: Youth Leaders Want Senatorial Seat Zoned to Ikot Abasi…
Ondo Communities Protest Incessant Herdsmen’s Attacks, Call for Proactive Measures
Weights and Measures Act: FG Reads Riot Act to Oil, Gas…
Elizade University Begins Research on Herbal Medicine for Diabetes Treatment
Akwa Ibom Wants More Constitutional Roles for Royal Fathers to Enforce…
ICPC Scores BPE High on Ethics, Integrity
Lai Mohammed’s APC Faction Seeks God’s Intervention over Party’s Crisis in…
Federal House Aspirant Constructs N60m ICU Centre at Minna General Hospital
NECO Releases SSCE External Results
We Will Punish Perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation, Says Ekiti CJ
Federal Roads: Senator Bassey Wants FG to Release N850bn Owed FERMA
Federal Ministry of Finance Fire Incident: No Cause for Alarm,
Osinbajo Inaugurates Doctors’ Apartment, Shops, School, Road in Maiduguri
Navy Impounds 40 Bags of Rice, Boat from Smugglers in Akwa…
Reforms: Police Receive Policy Document on Arrest, Custody Management, Investigations
House Seeks Immediate Evacuation of Nigerians in Ukraine, as Russia Launches Attack
House Moves to Probe Fake Insurance Certificates
OPEC Holds Emergency Meeting as Oil Price Hits $105
Bayelsa PMAN Holds Peaceful Rally to Raise Fund for Ailing Member
Despite Calls for Cancellation, Enugu LG Polls Hold
Ekiti 2022: Olujimi’s Supporters Back Oyebanji’s Candidacy
House Urges FG to Declare Idere Hills International Tourism Centre
Federal House Aspirant Constructs N60m ICU Centre at Minna General Hospital
Ondo Assembly Lifts Suspension on Ifedore Council Chairman
El-Rufai: We Know Location of Terrorists in Kaduna
Russian Forces Invade Ukraine
Nude Photos: Court Strikes out Suit against Ohakim as AGF Withdraws…
2023: Lamido’s Son Campaign Posters Flood Jigawa
Breaking: Buhari Arrives Nasarawa on Two-day Working Visit
Niger Commission of Inquiry Recommends Payment of Compensation to Victims
UK Shows Commitment to Green Manufacturing
With Cannabis, Cocaine Worth $4bn Seized in 10 Years, Nigeria’s Drug…
*94,261 traffickers arrested .Experts attribute spike to quest for illicit wealth
Renewed Interest in Seplat, 14 Others Lifts Stock Market by N35bn
Making Case for Victims of Air Accidents
Heifer Expands Crop Insurance, Protects Nigerian Rice Farmers against Bad Harvests
Vitafoam’s Subsidiary, Vitaparts Introduces Oil Filters
ACCA Tasks Members on Realising SDGs
The Nigeria Agenda’s Unity Crusade Ahead 2023
Igbokwe Lied About my Position on 2023 Presidential Poll, says Ajulo
Impeachment of Zamfara Dep. Gov. Affront on Democracy, Rule of Law
Jeremiah Olu Oma Ahonaruogho: A Life of Fulfilment and Passion
Ndidi, Iheanacho Provide Assists, Lookman in Action as Leicester Reach Last 16
Osimhen’s Napoli Crash out of Europa League
NFF Describes Falcons’ Abuja Airport Incident as ‘Unfortunate’
Buhari Inaugurated Multipurpose Sport Complex Donated to NIPSS
Lagos 2022 African Fencing: Team Nigeria Shines as Egypt Dominates
UEFA Holds Emergency Meeting, May Move Champions League Final from St Petersburg
Buhari, APC and 2023 Elections
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The Nation

Imo APC, PDP, APGA trade tackles over Saturday’s by-election
Lalong extends resignation date for public officers
Katsina to complete Kofar Kaura/Quaya Interchange Road
Osinbajo inaugurates development projects in Maiduguri
Igbo group condemns killing of Northern traders in Abia
El-Rufai: resources in terrorists’ hands can subvert Nigeria
Lawmakers seek power to invite President, governors
Russian’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine sparks fear
EKEDC chair assures of improved power supply
Probe: Between Gbajabiamila and Aregbesola
FITC opens Africa’s FinTech industry for regulators, operators’…
How I will transform Lagos Island, by Olusi
Lemo, Adebise, others for ex-Wema Bank staff reunion
Fed Govt urged on full implementation of gas policy
Vitafoam Group launches first indigenous oil filters
‘NGX does not determine share’s listing price’
Growing uncertainty over energy demand
Leveraging technology to drive profitability, asset size
Boosting power transmission
FinTechNGR targets startup growth with Marketplace
EKEDC chair assures of improved power supply
Davido slams Gov Makinde, says no one can arrest me
Fans beg Alex Ekubo to marry Ebube Nwagbo
Sammie Okposo, wife go on vacation in Mexico
African Fencing: Team Nigeria shines as Egypt dominates
Oviawe: Edo Cricket League key to south-south success
Oladunjoye returns as NTU president
Lagos CJ frees 33 inmates
Court orders reinstatement of dismissed soldier
Man paraded over mother’s death
Group calls for end to corporal punishment
400 police wives get free cancer screening
‘2023: Nigeria needs business-minded leaders’

The Punch

Fake policeman arrested in Ondo
Troops killed scores of terrorists in two weeks – DHQ
Akwa Ibom monarch demands relocation of Eket correctional centre
Court orders interim forfeiture of Okorocha’s Abuja house
Enugu LG poll: PDP wins 17 LGAs, 260 wards
Russia-Ukraine war: Stranded Nigerians send SOS to Buhari, demand evacuation
APC discussing zoning Presidency to South, says El-Rufai
Pregnant housewife fakes kidnaps, buys house with ransom from Facebook lover
Court remands 23-year-old for stealing newborn from Kwara hospital
Army uncovers well with decomposing bodies of kidnap victims
Delta pastor, Fufeyin, petitions police, accuses fellow clerics of blackmail, cyberstalking
Group urges citizens to reject career politicians in 2023
Digital identity sector may add 7% to GDP by 2030 – Report
CBN e-valuation: Lagos car dealers join protesting clearing agents, close marts today
Reps probe automobile assembly plants collapse
Troops killed scores of terrorists in two weeks – DHQ
Poly best graduate gets N1m, automatic employment
Tinubu seeks Ooni, Aromolaran’s support for 2023
Arsenal vs Wolves: Gunners fight back to win 2-1, boost top-four bid
Europa: Barcelona beat Napoli, Rangers shock Dortmund
Ukraine: German football to observe minute of silence
Leicester advance, Celtic crash out of Europa Conference League
Divorce: Kanye West’s Instagram posts causing emotional distress – Kim Kardashian
NDLEA arrests singers Zinoleesky, Mohbad, recovers drugs
I once lived with three brothers in one room apartment- Annie Idibia
Losing my shoes almost ruined my convocation at UNN – Obi Cubana


MTN, Mafab Pay $563.1m For 3.5GHz Spectrum Licences
NBTE Launches Skills Qualifications For Heavy Trucks
Rise To Rescue Nigerian Democracy, CNG, Others Tell Youths
Federal Govt Hails Production Of First-ever LNG Stove
Nigeria To Host World Toilet Summit In November
2023: Businessmen To Buy Presidential Nomination Form For Osibanjo
Nigerians Back NYSC Trust Fund Bill At Public Hearing
[EDITORIAL] A Nation And Its Young
APC NATIONAL CHAIRMANSHIP: Aspirants Reject Adamu As Consensus Candidate
USAID Strengthens Initiative To Boost Vaccination In Nigeria
Clark Decries Silence Over Remaining Abducted Chibok Girls
Nigerian Prof Breaks 148-year-old Record At South African Varsity
Forfeiture Order On Okorocha’s Property A Witch-hunt – Counsel
Stakeholders Warn Against Scrapping Of Police Trust Fund
Convention: Group Makes Case For Bayelsa, Delta, A’Ibom Over APC NWC Positions
Stakeholders Warn Against Scrapping Of Police Trust Fund
Amnesty International Reacts As Police Arrest Activist Sowore
Senate Confirms Executive Directors Of NMDPRA
Convention: Group Makes Case For Bayelsa, Delta, A’Ibom Over APC NWC Positions
2023: Advocacy Group Campaigns Against ‘Money Politics’
2023: Mohammed Visits Obasanjo, Says APC’s Zoning No Threat To PDP
2023: Group Decries Exploiting Of Ethnic Differences
2023 Presidency: Go For Young, Educated Leaders, Niger Governor Tells Nigerians
2023: El-Rufai Cannot Stop PDP’s Unstoppable March
Don’t Allow Uzodimma Return For Second Term, Wike Tells Imo People
2023: Are Aspirants Awaiting Badaru, Lamido’s Blessings In Jigawa?
2023 Presidency: Group Endorses Yerima, Says He’s Best For Nigeria
AIB Releases Final Reports On Police, Quorum Helicopter Crashes
USAID Strengthens Initiative To Boost
Why We Initiated Bayelsa Governor’s Cup – Igali
Bello, Toko, 129 Others In Medal Chase As Admiral Porbeni Boat Race Kicks Off
Qatar 2022 Playoff: Why Super Eagles Need Lookman Against Ghana – Amuneke
Stakeholders Restate Commitment To Sports Devt In Kaduna
NDLEA Arrests Musicians Zinoleesky, Mohbad, 4 Others Over Illicit Drugs
Abba Kyari Was A Farce Waiting To Happen

The Sun

NECO 2021: 62.59% candidates obtain 5 credits in Maths, English
2023: Business group pressures Osinbajo to contest for presidency
Opebi plane crash: Aircraft didn’t have sufficient fuel for destination –AIB
Abia community lauds Kalu over road reconstruction
Troops kill 139 terrorists, kidnappers, bandits in 2 weeks – DHQ
Afenifere hits Buhari over trekking from Lagos to Ibadan comment
Ukraine war: 400 stranded Nigerian students appeal to FG for evacuation
I swore by Holy Quran, can’t exceed 2 terms –Buhari
Oil theft: Army seeks PAP’s intervention to end bunkering
Return school to Catholic Mission, SMOGAGA begs Obaseki
Insecurity: Ohanaeze youths condemn attack by gunmen in Enugu
23 lawyers including 7 SANs jostle for Supreme Court bench
Buhari forced me to be governor, my ambition was to be SA domestic –El-Rufai
Nigeria endowed, I’ll move it from potential to reality – Tinubu
Imo people’ll reelect me, Uzodimma tells Wike
INEC defends redeployment of 186 staff
Shun politics of religion, ethnicity in 2023 – Group
Russia-Ukraine tension: More revenue for Nigeria as oil price hits $105
Distressed vessel moved off Federal Ocean Terminal Onne-NIMASA
Airfare hike: NCAA, FCCPC begin investigation, stakeholders’ engagement
MTN, Mafab pay for 5G licences
We’re storming Birmingham 2022 Games with Nigeria’s best -Howell
Prosperity Cup Tourney begins in April
Leicester plans new deal for Ndidi
Amuneke: Lookman great addition to Super Eagles
How NCDC held Super Falcons for hours
Dennis may make Super Eagles return
Repeat of history in Osun State
Best way PDP will redress South East’s pains
CDS parleys with govs, others over crude oil theft, bunkering
25 suspected robbers, kidnappers arrested in Benue
Takeaways from Oyetola’s tour of Osun LGAs
Chief (Minen) Eja Tawo Abang: End of an era
Enugu LG polls: PDP clears 17 chairmanship, 260 councillorship seats
APC chairmanship: Musa campaign organisation welcomes consensus deal
25 suspected robbers, kidnappers arrested in Benue
Rise in ritual killings, other crimes in Ogun
Encomiums as Sunday Sun’s editor’s wife goes home
Archbishop Okeke rewards excellence in science
Why ASUU is on warning strike
The conspiracy of silence among the Nigerian academia
Supreme Court verdict on Executive Order 10
Ruckus at old bungalow
Ijalobomo returns with PHCN-II to save Nigeria

Daily Trust

Electoral Act: 4 Ministers, MDA Heads To Resign Over 2023
‘Destructive Politics Forced Us Out Of Nigeria’
NYSC Trust Fund Long Overdue – Gbajabiamila
NCAA Petitioned As Air Peace ‘Disrespects’ Emir Of Kano
Troops Kill 55 Bandits In Kaduna
EFCC, CCT, Others, Back Declaration Of Assets By Bank Employees As NLC Kicks
Osinbajo Promises New Life For Repentant Boko Haram Members
Buhari Inaugurates Lafia Cargo Airport, Power Substation
Disquiet Over Sergeant’s Death At Gbenga Daniel’s Residence
1 Killed, Houses Burnt As Benue Communities Resume Clash
Ohanaeze Condemns Enugu Killings, Seeks Govt Intervention
Polio: WHO Urges Nigeria To Increase Surveillance, Immunization
Ukraine Crisis: 12,000 Students, Other Nigerians Trapped
Chibok Parents Cry As Clark Tasks Buhari On Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls
Influx Of Gangs On Motorbikes Raises Fear In Zamfara Communities
NIGERIA DAILY: Why The Russia/Ukraine Crisis Sent Nigerians Into Frenzy
Investigations Link Police, Military Personnel To Bandits – El-Rufai
2023: Saraki Consults Sambo, Makarfi, Others Over Presidential Bid
I Have No Presidential Ambition In 2023 – El-Rufai
APC Constitutes Zonal Congress Committees
PRP Will Wrest Power From APC, PDP In 2023 – Durojaiye
Prevail On Osinbajo To Declare For President, Kinsmen Beg Ogun Monarch
Youths Berate Sowore Over Report Against Emefiele
Plateau By-Election: PDP Absent As Political Parties Sign Peace Pact
Fayose’s Ex-Commissioner Rejects Dep Gov’ship Nomination
2023: Why Emefiele Should Contest For President – Group
2023: Youths To Set Up Early Warning Mechanism
Why I’m Creating Road, Security Response Systems – Young Techy, Sulaiman
9mobile Unveils Judges For Speech Competition
Nigerian Idol 7: Contestants In Talent Hustle For Golden Tickets
NCDMB, ITF Train 100 Youths On Vocational Skills
Man Kills Friend Over N150 Drink
Dead Newborn Found With Madman In Bayelsa
Influx Of Gangs On Motorbikes Raises Fear In Zamfara Communities
Investigations Link Police, Military Personnel To Bandits – El-Rufai
‘We Rather Die Here’, Some Nigerians Trapped In Ukraine Reject Evacuation Offer
Buhari: I Look Forward To Becoming A Former President
Prof Lugga Resigns As ‘Wazirin Katsina’ After Row Over Critical Comments In Ilorin
NCAA Petitioned As Air Peace ‘Disrespects’ Emir Of Kano
Troops Kill 55 Bandits In Kaduna
EFCC, CCT, Others, Back Declaration Of Assets By Bank Employees As NLC Kicks
Fuel Price Hike Looms As Marketers Kick Against N.5m Shipment Charge
FG, States, LGAs Share N574.668 As Revenue For January
FG Approves Verification Of Commercial Forests For Charcoal Exporters
Nigeria’s Problem Not Poverty Or Resources – Osinbajo
AIB-N Blames Pilot On Quorum Aviation Helicopter Crash
APC Constitutes Zonal Congress Committees
Super Falcons Stuck For Hours At Abuja Airport
LMC Approves Night Kick-Off For 3SC Home Matches
Sports Commission To Partner Private Firms In Sports Development
NBBF President, Igoche Mark, Says Domestic Basketball Coming Alive
Djokovic To Lose World No 1 Ranking
Editorial: We Welcome Monthly Payment Of Rent In FCT
Nigeria Needs Professionals In Fishery Technology – Provost
NANS@40: Students Seeks Support To Launch School To Farm, Other Projects
Don Urges Students To Place Priority On Education Courses
‘Severe’ Drought In June May Wreak Havoc On Farms In 7 States


Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State
Why military’s reluctant to wipe out bandits — Gov el-Rufai
Police killed my 14-yr-old son for nothing — 39-yr-old blind mother
Manufacturing sector GDP rises 3.35% to N6.5trn
Russia Vs Ukraine: Do not comment, Nigerians on social media advise FG
FG shortlists 16 bidders for highway concession
1$3m bribery: Appeal Court affirms conviction of Lawan
Food Security: Agric Minister commends Vanguard Media over AgricTech Summit
Breaking: ExxonMobil reaches agreement to sell interest in MPNU to Seplat Energy
JUST IN: Akwa Ibom First Lady sacks FEYReP Coordinator
Why Buhari must sign amended electoral bill – Jega
Bad fuel: Brittania-U submits documents of transactions to Reps
Terrorists kidnap prospective bride, 4 others in Kaduna
2023: APC not a party but combination of strange bed fellows – Saraki’s team
Suspected Killers of Sen. Na’ Allah’s Son appear before Kaduna High Court
Hongqi L5, Chinese car that costs twice the price of Rolls-Royce Phantom
2nd Anniversary: Oyetola, Alaafin, Ooni, others honour Alapomu
Nigerians, you’re O-Y-O!
2023: Legacy projects’ review take-off in PDP states
2023: Nigerian youths are frustrated, feeling betrayed and afraid of the future — Group
2023: I’m competent, capable to rule Nigeria —Tinubu
Rethinking states as ‘sovereign’ units
Osinbajo in Borno, commissions projects, visits camp hosting thousands of repentant Boko Haram
New Lafia transmission substation will boost electricity supply to 1m households – FG
How Nigeria can be great again despite challenges — Gowon, others
Return our school to Catholic church, alumni beg Obaseki
Something worth celebrating
Army to PAP: We need your intervention to end illegal oil bunkering
Russia Vs Ukraine: Do not comment, Nigerians on social media advise FG
Law prohibiting violence against person begins operation in Oyo
Music superstar, Tome kicks off 2022 with new album ‘Love Over Vanity’
Ritual killings: Ex-Super Eagles player, Mutiu Adepoju, Peller make case for sports to curb menace
Delta moves to regulate community devt associations
Embarrassing, Nigeria still importing petrol — Onuesoke
Iniubong Umoren: Court admits Uduak Akpan’s statement to DSS as exhibit
Enugu bans Keke, Okada, others in Nkanu East, West LGAs
One dead, houses razed as 2 Benue communities clash
Police nab wife who killed husband with hot water in Ogun
Police release activist, Omoyele Sowore
Sowore arrested in Abuja ― AAC
FG shortlists 16 bidders for highway concession
Food Security: Agric Minister commends Vanguard Media over AgricTech Summit
Breaking: ExxonMobil reaches agreement to sell interest in MPNU to Seplat Energy
Zamfara Impeachment: Leaders must speak out against injustice, says Saraki
2023: ‘You are a special breed’, Ooni of Ife endorses Tinubu
2023: I’ll move Nigeria from potential to prosperity ― Tinubu
By-elections: APC, PDP battle for soul of Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency
$3m bribery: Appeal Court affirms conviction of Lawan
Ritual killings: Ex-Super Eagles player,
One dead, houses razed as 2 Benue communities clash
Police nab wife who killed husband with hot water in Ogun
Music superstar, Tome kicks off 2022 with new album ‘Love Over Vanity’
Super Falcons: Airport incident was beyond us — NFF
Russia: Chelsea owner, Abramovich barred from living in Britain
Ukraine: Russia to lose hosting right of UEFA Champions League final
Buhari opens CBN Lafia Branch
Company income tax rises 19% to N1.69trn in 2021
FG mulls mandatory savings scheme for Nigerians
Stock market gains marginally with N7bn
Real sector leads in CBN’s 100-for-100 scheme
Cultivating healthy lifestyle, key to improving mental health in workplace — Dr Somi Igbeme
Bad governance, corruption responsible for fuel crisis — Kokori
How to get our port economy back on track — Hassan Bello
Rethinking states as ‘sovereign’ units

The Guardian

Six injured, several goods destroyed in Obosi fire incident
Gunmen kill policeman, four others in Edo bank attack
Afenifere faults Buhari on transport projects saving people from trekking
Troops destroy 38 illegal refining sites in Niger Delta
Another round of smear campaign against NDDC
NIMC enrolls 32.8m women as NIN issuance hits 75 million
Russia, Ukraine war distorts global markets
Asiwaju BAT: The issue in 2023
Super Falcons, NCDC officials clash at Abuja airport over COVID-19 test
5G Licence: NCC confirms payment of $273.6m each by MTN, Mafab
APC stakeholders rage over Adamu’s ‘selection’ as party chairman
Cross River by-elections: Police deploy 5,500 personnel; NSCDC, 950
I want justice, father of sodomised, dead boy in Benin cries out
Johnson pledges ‘further UK support’ in call with Ukraine’s Zelensky
Bayelsa pegs petrol price at N230 per litre from N300 per litre
Invading Russian forces press deep into Ukraine
PDP sweeps council polls in Enugu State
Enugu State Govt bans tricycles, motorcycles, tipper trucks in 3 LGs
Amotekun not in rivalry with other security agencies, says Akeredolu
Borno, evidence of Nigeria’s resilience—Osinbajo
Conte and Bielsa’s futures on the line, Eriksen set for Brentford bow
Barcelona sweep Napoli aside to make Europa League last 16
Klitschko brothers ready to take up arms against Russian invaders
Team Nigeria eyes strong finish as Egypt
Greg Norman accuses PGA Tour of ‘bluffing, intimidating, bullying’ players with rival league ban threat
IGC 18th Ladies Open expects over 150 players, says Okunola
President, sign electoral bill as promised
Stock market rebounds as gains in 25 stocks lift index by 0.1 per cent
Institute expands frontiers through policy intervention, taxation development
Freight forwarders threaten ports closure over server failure
Preventable pains of fuel scarcity!
Bola Tinubu in the ‘loose grips’ of cynics
Akume: Unveiling the ‘just’ George
Jaji Abolore vows finest nightlife experience after visit to Martell HQ
Interesting Benefits Of Kissing
Moi Moi Wars; Ebira Ọve Versus Eastern Okpa Ogede
NDLEA Gives Reasons For Zinoleesky And Mohbad Arrest

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