News Headlines Feb 26, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 26, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Breaking: Court Freezes Katsina LGs Joint Account
In Signing Electoral Law, Buhari Asks N’Assembly to Amend Section that Bars Political Appointees from Participating in Party Primaries
News in Photographs: Buhari Signs New Electoral Law
Episode 4 of Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria Airs Today
Dankwambo Welcomes Gwamna Back to PDP
Runsewe Pledges Stronger Cultural Ties With Republic of Bulgaria
Awka Catholic Bishop Warns Youths against Money Rituals, Internet Scams
Air Peace Clarifies Emir of Kano’s Entourage Complaint Complaint
Tinubu: Nigeria was a Sick Country in 2015, but…
FG Sets Up Task Team to Tackle Wild Polio…
AACSB Grants Reaccreditation to Lagos Business School
Nigeria’s Stolen Artefacts
Fighting Reaches Outskirts of Kyiv
Bomb Blast Reported in Niger Community
Govt, Private Sector Collaboration Driving Nation’s Economic Growth, Says Osinbajo
‘We Need Leaders Who ‘ll Transform Nigeria
Kyiv Braces for Russian Assault
2023: Ikot Ekpene PDP Statutory Delegates Adopt Umo Eno
Electoral Act: Saraki Lauds Buhari, Lawmakers CSOs, Nigerians
Lagos Assembly Passes Bill on Establishment of Legislative Institute
UNDP Tackles Poverty, Insecurity in Ekiti, Empowers 200 Youth
Livestock: FG, Gombe to Set up Another Grazing Reserve
2023: Edo North APC Chieftain Wants Oshiomhole to Contest Senatorial Seat
El-Rufai, Umahi, Bagudu Storm C’River for Ogoja/Yala, Akpabuyo By-elections
2023 Presidency: Group Wants Emefiele to Rescue Nigeria
Lawan: N’Assembly Will Consider Buhari’s Request to Amend Section 84 (12)…
2023: PDP Begins Legacy Projects Review
COEASU Lauds Abiodun’s Intervention, Seeks Audience with Governor
Army Partners Amnesty Programme to Tackle Illegal Oil Bunkering
FG Assists 1,767 Communal Crisis, Fire Victims in Akwa Ibom
Electoral Bill: Senator Melaye Vows to Mobilise Nigerians against Buhari
Airforce, Fire Service Partner to Tackle Fire Outbreaks
2023: PDP Statutory Delegates Endorse Luke for A’Ibom Governor
Leadership Change, Solution to Nigeria’s Political Woes, Says Peller
APC Chairmanship: Stakeholders Insist on Open Contest by Aspirants
Police Arraign Akwa Ibom LG Chairman over Alleged Age Falsification
Fighting Reaches Outskirts of Kyiv
Ukraine Conflict: Champions League Final Moved from Russia to Paris
EdoBEST: Portrait of Progress, Impact across Generations
Nigeria to Export First Home Made LNG Stove
In Signing Electoral Law, Buhari Asks N’Assembly to Amend Section that…
In Signing Electoral Law, Buhari Asks N’Assembly to Amend Section that Bars Political Appointees from Participating in Party Primaries
News in Photographs: Buhari Signs New Electoral Law
House Investigates Activities of COVID-19 Vaccination Units
INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials for Akure North/South By-election
ASUU Denies Alleged Victimisation of Ebonyi Varsity Lecturers
Journalists Pass Vote of No Confidence on Diri’s CPS
Massive Redeployment in INEC
Ekiti 2022: Ex-Commissioner Rejects PDP Nomination as Deputy Gov Candidate
Stakeholders Back NYSC, Youth Entrepreneurship Trust Fund Bills
Rivers Unveils Basic Education Certificate, Scraps FSLC
LG to Restrict Access of Unvaccinated to Lagos Island March 1
TFN Clocks Five, Pledges Support for Children’s Education
QSR Operators Urged to Leverage Innovation for Growth
AEDC, Give Us Light
Mouka Extends Support to Business Partners
Firm Partners Lagos to Address Logistics Challenge in Blood delivery
CSR-in-Action, IBWU Foundation Unveil Cleaner Communities Initiative
The Completion Agenda and Exit Strategy of Governor Emmanuel
The Nigeria Agenda’s Unity Crusade Ahead 2023
AEDC, Give Us Light
Nonso Amadi Returns with ‘Foreigner’
Mabel Aderonke : The Role of Media in the Society is Sacred
Miss Olamma Africa Pageant Revs-up for Season 2
Akin Ogunbiyi’s Uncommon Feats Rewarded
Firm Partners Lagos to Address Logistics Challenge in Blood delivery
Perceptions 2023: Peter Obi

The Nation

‘Hand over our son to us’
Bloody day in Lagos community
Robbers abandon N34.5m, vehicles after confrontation with youths in Edo
Constitution Review: Bill seeks to make Senate President, Speaker Security Council members
Gunmen kill three, kidnap two in Anambra night raid
Ukraine: FG assures Nigerians of safe evacuation
Putin ready for talks with Ukraine delegation in Minsk Russian forces enter Kyiv, ready to overthrow president NATO holds emergency summit over crisis The…
Court sentences Evans, two others to life imprisonment for kidnapping…
Electoral Act: Controversy as Buhari seeks amendment of newly-signed law
Emelumba’s pathetic diatribe against Wike
We know nothing about Sunday Igboho’s trial – ECOWAS…
Appeal Court voids sack of Justice Olotu
Booty worthy of a queen
Mahdi Gusau’s slow motion impeachment
Gunmen abduct another traditional ruler in Plateauń
Mohammed Garba-Gololo’s dodgy paper trail
NSCDC arrests ‘soldier’, two others for alleged…
Portable blasts trolls over social media posts
Babies have no conscience – Williams Uchemba
Asa releases fifth album, features Wizkid, Amaarae, others
Reactions as Regina Daniels calls Mike Ezuruonye uncle
I will frustrate you people on Instagram, Bobrisky tells critics
New boo gushes over Mercy Aigbe’s dressing mode
Buhari inaugurates first internet-enabled CBN branch
Sylva vows to regain OPEC quota by year end
Babies have no conscience – Williams Uchemba
Okagbare: NADC must renew war against doping
Full List: UEL Round of 16 draws

The Punch

Buhari’s performance not good enough, I’d take different approach if elected President – 102-year-old aspirant
I may become single mother —Lucy BBN
2023: New electoral law may not stop electoral fraud – Prof. Olurode
Private investments to ensure job creation, economic growth – Osinbajo
It’s too risky to evacuate 5,600 Nigerians in Ukraine now – FG
Military rules out coup, hiring mercenaries to fight terrorists
Why it’s difficult to increase varsity lecturers’ salaries – FG
Police arrest suspected kidnapper in Delta, victim rescued
Residents protest delayed trial of suspects four years after Offa robbery
33-year-old down with liver disease, needs N11m for transplant
Father of two breaks into neighbour’s house, rapes daughter
ExxonMobil sells Nigerian shallow-water assets to Seplat for $1.283bn
Subsidy: Nigeria losing out as oil crosses $100, say marketers
Use sports to stimulate sustainable economic activities, urges Minister
EFCC, CCB split over bank workers’ asset declaration, oppose CBN
Osun primary: Aregbesola, a godfather floored at home
PDP insists Gusau remains legitimate Zamfara deputy gov
PDP govs forum condemns Zamfara deputy gov’s removal
2023: Bala Mohammed got it wrong -DG VON, Osita Okechukwu
Rangnick urges Rashford to rediscover peak form
LMC fine clubs N7m for matchday 14 offenses
Dennis goals can save Watford – Ighalo
Get Olise for Eagles, Nigerians tell NFF
Obi Cubana celebrates wife, son on birthdays
Being in US Navy not affecting my music career –Gio the Great
Entertainers busted for using, trafficking hard drugs


Regional Bodies, CSOs, Parties Demand Commitment On Enforcement Of Law
Trapped Nigerians Can’t Be Evacuated Until Airport Reopens – Federal Recruitment: VIPs Lose Out In NSCDC’s 5,000 Jobs
LEADERSHIP Makes ‘Northern Professionals’ Calendar Event
Court Sentences EvansTo Life Imprisonment For Kidnapping Bizman 17 mins ago
Agony Of Borno Student Whose Throat Was Slit For Refusing Errand
Impacting On Displaced, Vulnerable, Out-of-school Children Is My Priority – Damak
Ukraine: The Failure of Diplomacy
Knowledge Economy As Bedrock Of Growth
We Didn’t Delay Our Flight To Protect Kano Emir From Ridicule – Air Peace
Signing Of Electoral Bill Into Law Historic, ‘ll Facilitate Credible Polls — INEC
ASUU Strike: Kachikwu Berates Federal Govt Over Indifference
Leaders Call For Anyim To Deliver His ‘Greater Nigeria’ Plan
Rivers 2023: Lulu-Briggs Declares Interest To Succeed Wike
Buhari Inaugurates New Internet-enabled CBN Branch In Lafia
FAAC Disburses N574.6bn To Federal Govt, States, LGAs
Regional Bodies, CSOs, Parties Demand Commitment On Enforcement Of Law
Nigerian Prof Breaks 148-year-old Record At South African Varsity
Why Zamfara Governor ‘Sacrificed’ Deputy
Promoting Peace Among The Ethnic Nationalities In Nigeria
FAAC Disburses N574.6bn To Federal Govt, States, LGAs
Makinde Appoints Ex-Lawmaker As 3SC Sole Administrator
BREAKING: UEFA Moves Champions League Final From Russia Over Ukraine
Free Zinoleesky, Shubomi, Others, Naira Marley Tells NDLEA
Ukraine: The Failure of Diplomacy


10 key provisions of the new Electoral Act
2023: I’m the quality Nigeria’s looking for ― Tinubu
G7 countries meet FG over Russia-Ukraine crisis
CBN unveils N65/$ rebate for non-oil exporters
Electoral Act: PDP lauds Buhari, NASS
Two people get 12 strokes of cane each for stealing AC units, orthopedic mattresses
Eghove takes drug abuse campaign to Delta riverine communities
Malawi polio outbreak: Nigeria strengthens measures against importation
Uromi bank robbery: We’ve recovered N37m, 5 abandoned vehicles — Edo CP
Ukrainian president says expects Russia to storm Kiev overnight
NATO deploys rapid reaction troops as West imposes sanctions
Edo banks robbery: cash, vehicles recovered from fleeing robbers
Rep Onuigbo excited as work finally begins on Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene road
2023: I’ll resolve issues surrounding NIGERCEM within 100 days in office, says PDP Governorship election aspirant
Warri Stadium was never abandoned by Okowa – Ossai
Russia vs Ukraine: NATO activates Response Force
2023: We’ll mobilise one million youths to galvanise support for presidential bid of Funmi Adekojo — EYN
Good governance: NIPSS commences youth leadership training
Boko Haram kills traditional ruler’s son, 2 IDPs, raze largest church in Chibok village
Ukraine crisis: 100,000 people displaced, families seek shelter underground – UN
Atedo Peterside lauds Buhari on new Electoral Act
CBN unveils plans to raise $200 billion for Non-oil Exporters
Federal High Court freezes Katsina LG’s joint account
Bauchi ginger growers target 200 tonnes – Official
10 key provisions of the new Electoral Act
Biden nominates first black woman for U.S. Supreme Court
Breaking: FG raises concern over refusal of Nigerians into Poland
CBN unveils N65/$ rebate for non-oil exporters
CBN unveils N65/$ rebate for Non Oil Exporters
Pure water producers announce price increase in Ekiti
Catholic priest sentenced to 12 years in prison for child sex abuse
Tite to step down as Brazil coach after Qatar 2022
Ukraine: Aisha Buhari joins Nigerian parents in prayers, solidarity
G7 countries meet FG over Russia-Ukraine crisis
Offa Bank Robbery: Residents protest alleged delay in trial
2023: I’m the quality Nigeria’s looking for ― Tinubu
New Electoral Act a welcome devt, but… — South-West PDP scribe, Owokoniran
Europe braces for wave of refugees as Ukrainians flee Russian attack
Without Electoral Act, 2023 general elections would be in jeopardy — Anyim
Electoral Act: Ball in your court now ― Reps tell INEC
PDP, APC reduced Nigeria to poverty capital of the world — ADC
Buhari’s assent to electoral bill is PMB’s greatest legacy ― Concerned Nigerians
I thought my career had ended after Synagogue encounter — Jim Iyke
Music superstar, Tome kicks off 2022 with new album ‘Love Over Vanity’
Christian Eriksen to make Brentford debut against Newcastle
Formula 1 cancels this year’s Russian Grand Prix
Ukraine-Russia: Shakhtar, Dynamo players cry for help
Chelsea, Inter fans turn against Lukaku
Manufacturing sector GDP rises 3.35% to N6.5trn
Buhari opens CBN Lafia Branch
Company income tax rises 19% to N1.69trn in 2021

Daily Trust

Pull Your Troops Out Of Ukraine, FG Tells Russia
Buhari Signs Electoral Bill, Rejects Exclusion Of Appointees From Primaries
Terror On Education: Untold Story Of Out-Of-School Children In North Central
As Child Vehicle Cleaners Flood Kano Streets
Buhari: We’ll Increase Health Sector Funding
NYSC Trust Fund: A Timely Initiative
Whither Cultural Misappropriation?
Show Your Work!
PRP Led By Falalu Bello Makes Progress, Leads Rescue Nigeria Mission
Column No.6: How Not To Vote Come 2023
Nigerian Athletes That Have Been Banned For Doping Violations
Ukraine Conflict: Champions League Final Moved From Russia To Paris
Use Sports To Stimulate Sustainable Economic Activities, Urges Minister
Solomon Kantoma: Our Market Value As NPFL Players Is Very Low
Tuchel Still Backing Lukaku
Crime Surges In Abuja’s Highbrow Areas
Sokoto IDPs: Tales Of Displacement And Despair
How Buhari Brought Fortunes To Daura
By-Elections: APC, PDP, Others Battle For 6 Parliamentary Seats Today
How Benue Woman Lost 3 Children To Midnight Fire
NDLEA Arrests 55 Over Possession Of 600kg Drugs
NAFDAC Arrest Herbalist Over Use Of Formalin In Medicine
Again, Explosion Hits Niger Community
Obasanjo: Arsonists Can’t Stop My Investment In Benue
Phone Snatchers Hack Vigilante To Death
Gunmen Abducts Another Monarch
Book On Ibibio Culture Set For Launch
Govt Hands Over 2 Enterprises To Private Investors
Leaders Must Not Abuse Public Trust – Buhari
When Doctors Play God: IVF And Matters Arising
Osun CSOs Ask Politicians To Stop Heating Up The Polity
Book Review: Open Strategy: Mastering Disruption From Outside The C-Suite
Another Bomb Explodes In Niger Community
N34m Recovered From Robbers Who Raided Edo Banks
Daily Trust Journalist Wins Dubawa Fact-Checking Award
Rising Cases Of Bullying In Primary Schools Worrisome – NGO
NEWS EXTRA: Taliban Ask Russia, Ukraine To Reconcile
‘I’m Not Sick’, Tinubu Begs Nigerians To Vote For Him In 2023
NCAA Petitioned As Air Peace ‘Disrespects’ Emir Of Kano
How Courageous Ukrainian Soldier Blew Up Self To Stop Russian Troops
HIDING FROM WAR: How Ukrainians Are Seeking Refuge Outside Their Homes (Photos)
Confusion As AIB Staff Are Ejected From Lagos Office
We’re Under Siege Of Land Grabbers, Ogun Community Cries Out
Execujet, Caverton Not Affected In Demolition Of MMIA Hangars – Operator
Hold Naira Marley Responsible If I’m Killed, Says Mohbad, Singer Arrested By NDLEA
Another Bomb Explodes In Niger Community
N34m Recovered From Robbers Who Raided Edo Banks
As Child Vehicle Cleaners Flood Kano Streets
Fuel Price Hike Looms As Marketers Kick Against N.5m Shipment Charge
By-Elections: APC, PDP, Others Battle For 6 Parliamentary Seats Today
PDP Delegates In Akwa Ibom Defy Gov, Endorse Onofiok Luke For Governor
Options On The Titanic ASUU/FG Battle
ASUU Vs FG: When Will The Cat And Dog Fight End?
Nigeria Needs Professionals In Fishery Technology – Provost
NANS@40: Students Seeks Support To Launch School To Farm, Other Projects

The Sun

Buhari finally signs Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law
Ten things to know about new Electoral Act 2022
Money, not love, will determine who I’ll marry – Ebun Hodo
Five years after, Evans, 2 others bag life jail for kidnapping
Biafra: My pact with Ojukwu -Uwazuruike
Oshodi stool: Lagos family seeks Oba Akiolu’s intervention
Kanayo O. Kanayo: I hawked akamu, agidi as a child
Buhari’s complaints about Electoral Act selfish –Wike
Gunmen abduct 12 in Kaduna
Police rescue victim from kidnappers, arrest other suspects in Delta
Operators of illegal refineries are murderers -Dikio
Bandits kidnap Plateau traditional ruler
New law, death knell for APC, says PDP
Ohanaeze hails APC for zoning Presidential ticket to South
There’s need to restructure Nigeria -Tambuwal
Prove you’re not rubber stamps, ignore the call to expunge Section 84 – Group dares NASS
Seplat Energy set to acquire Mobil Producing Nigeria for $1.2bn
Car dealers threaten court action over controversial VIN valuation, label policy fraudulent
GIZ-SEDIN, LSETF to build sustainable MSMEs
Julius Berger wins Nigeria’s NAWOJ Award
Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria: Female dancers fight for tickets
Mark ‘D’ Ball: FCT Hardrockers halt highfliers Nigeria Customs’ winning run
Man Utd withdraws Russian Aeroflot’s sponsorship rights
Klitschko brothers ready to fight for Ukraine
2022 World Cup playoffs: Field Ghana’s best for Nigeria clashes
Iren offers unique virtual experience with Loving Amanda
Women ’ll rediscover themselves in Laura’s Bubble -Mofolusade Sonaike
The Queen of Flow season 2 debuts on StarTimes
NCC, DJAN, MCSN collaborate on collection of royalties
Why billionaire mogul, Abdul Samad Rabiu hates monopoly
Olori Ivie Emiko’s noble deeds
Queen Lilian Osuofia’s unique kindness
Banking stalwart, Miriam Olusanya braving all odds
Oba Akinruntan ecstatic as first daughter, Omobolanle remarries
Sex now cheapest commodity in Nigeria –John Badaiki, actor/producer
Fast-rising Nigerian-born London Rap Star Richard Seun Olarinoye, alias DC, talks to Mike Awoyinfa about his life: Rap is the poetry of the street
Re: Why Nigeria must perpetually compensate the Gwarri People of Abuja
Giving, even when it hurts!
Best way PDP will redress South East’s pains
CDS parleys with govs, others over crude oil theft, bunkering
Agony of a father
Ugwuanyi has enthroned good governance in Enugu – Dr Ajogwu
‘How we abducted, raped 17-year-old girl’
Many hurdles of the girl-child
When Sikiru Ayinde resurrected with Barryfest
Ukraine: Only 7 Nigerian students cross to Poland in the night’
Kate Omenugha: I am a brand, I can’t change myself
Many hurdles of the girl-child
Achara Six: Residents, activists seek justice for murdered Abia monarch, others
Our ordeals with food poisoning –Victims
Ending the recruitment of child soldiers
Akpabios’ advice from 31-year marriage: Don’t go to bed without resolving the day’s misunderstandings

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