News Headlines Feb 29, 2024. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 29, 2024. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Tinubu: we are laying solid foundation for restructuring
President plans Executive Order to cut prices of drugs
Two foreigners held for ‘forex manipulation’
Fed Govt insists rejig of agencies won’t lead to job cuts
Nigeria’s economy is not in a mess, says diplomat
NLC can’t be compelled to work with other unions, says Ajaero
First Lady inaugurates women agricultural programme to boost food production
Severe fibre cuts disrupt telecom services
75% of passenger boats on Lagos water ways not seaworthy, says NIWA
Rivers governor expresses confidence in President’s agenda
Fed Govt to establish 24 skills, innovative centres across country
President condoles with Akeredolu’s family in Owo
Tinubu billed for Qatar today
Why FG will move against Binance, others- Onanuga
Senate throws out bill seeking to include Anambra among NDDC States
Five Nigerian celebrities who died at young age
Before we say a prayer to rage (2)
Seek ye first the kingdom of politics
At a time like this
Another Trump-Biden duel

The Punch

Military destroys Zamfara bandits’ enclave, kills scores
Army uncovers 40 wells where oil thieves ‘fetch’ crude oil
This present hunger should not be politicised
SIM-NIN linkage: NCC rules out extension, telcos bar 12 million lines
I take full responsibility, Nigeria will recover – Tinubu
Subsidy removal: Petrol import crashes by 990million litres monthly
#50th anniversary: Osoba, professionals excited as PUNCH relives years with iconic photographs
13-year-old boy drowns swimming in Lagos beach
Police probe Niger photographer’s killing
Man arrested over alleged murder of 20-year-old girlfriend
Five suspected cultists nabbed fighting over dues in Edo
Abia septuagenarian in custody for killing son over food
Naira rises to 1,609/$ at official market
1,068 oil projects to attract $22.8bn investments – FG
Edo poll: Court to determine PDP’s candidate, says Shaibu
Inter to loan out Akinsanmiro
Olympics qualifier: It’s-do-or die against Falcons, warns Banyana coach
Osimhen bags hat-trick, becomes Napoli’s 13th all-time scorer
Lagos gets Sci-Fi treatment in new Disney+ series
Editorial: How to build effective LG system
This present hunger should not be politicised
Celebrating The PUNCH at 50
How Nigerian governors under-develop Nigeria
PUNCH@50: Celebrating five decades of news, memories
Matters arising from implementation of Oronsaye report
Why the truth about weather disasters matters


Again, Army Uncovers 40 Illegal Oil Wells in Rivers Community
Group Commends AGF Fagbemi for Commitment to Rule of Law, Others
Economic Hardship: Ogun Youths Present 11-Point Proposal to Abiodun
30,000 N’Delta Ex-Agitators Rehabilitated through PAP Cooperative Programme
Police Arrest Killers of Corps Member, Others in Benue
PDP Tackles EFCC over Ex-Governor Ahmed, Banu’s Travails in Kwara
TETFund to Establish 24 Innovative Hubs across NigeriaTETFundTETFund to Establish 24 Innovative Hubs across Nigeria
‘Members of ECOWAS Parliament Should be Elected Not Selected from Assemblies’
Tinubu’s Reforms Will Lead to Prosperity Soon, Says Alake
Aba Power to Commence Electricity Supply a Week Ahead of Schedule
PalmPay Raises Concern over Increasing Rate of Cyber Fraud
FX Crisis: Expert Urges FG to Criminalise Possession of Cash above $100 by Nigerians, Foreigners
MWC24: Microsoft, Google, Others Outline Principles for Responsible AI Deployment
Wemabod to Raise N50bn Bond to Finance Commercial, Residential Developments
Ekine: Technology Drives Consumers Value Awards
AFCON: Beyond the Frills and Thrills
Cocoa Good Source of Wealth for Nigeria, Says Farmers
Kogi APC Debunks Abduction of Witnesses Claim, Says It’s Fake News
How Azura Power is Serving as Model to Champion Sector Reforms
WSCIJ Report Pushes for More Female Presence in Newsrooms, Leadership Positions
The World Trade Organisation – More Important Now Than Ever
Driving Excellence at his Craft: Micheal Okite is poised to offer solutions for the present and future
Easier Dead Than Buried for the Obiefuna Family in Ekwulobia
Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme: A Judicial Icon Elevated to Supreme Court
Priotising Safety, Security on Nigerian Waters
Osimhen Fires second Serie A Hat-trick as Napoli Hammer Sassuolo
Nigeria Beats Rwanda in Second Round of Women’s T20i Cricket
Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions Coach, Song, Fired
Late Casemiro Winner Sets up Man Utd, Liverpool Q’final Clash
NOC’s Women’s Commission Supports Team Nigeria Ahead African Games
NANS Bemoans Alleged Mismanagement of CTIN Funds, Seeks Tinubu’s Intervention
Embrace Skills Acquisition to Be Job Creators, Ado Poly Rector Tells Nigerians
‘His Holiness, Daddy G.O.’ on Death Row
Alternative Bank Champions Rural Economic Development in Katsina
Stanbic IBTC Bank Rewards 70 Active Customers with N100,000 Each
Learn Africa Launches AI Enabled Mobile App
Konga Travels Secures Insurance Partnership with Coronation


Tension In Edo As Irate Youths Barricade Road Over Killing Of Colleague
Wike To Commission Africa’s Biggest Water Park In Abuja
Kano Varsity Installs CCTV Cameras To Check Exam Malpractices
Hardship: Zulum Flags Off Food Distribution To 100,000 Families In 2 Borno LGAs
House Of Reps Probes Frequent National Grid Collapse
Tinubu Off To Qatar For Business, Investment Forum, Others
Firm Trains Corps Members On Non-Oil Exports
Federal Gov’t Detains 2 Binance Executives In Crackdown On Cryptocurrency
Hardship: Tinubu Takes Responsibility, Vows To Build Efficient, Fair Nigeria
MTN Blames Voice, Data Services Downtime On Fibre Cuts
Firm Trains 30 NGOs On Responsive Budgeting To Reduce GBV Incidents In C’River
International Airlines Heed NCAA’s Directive On Cheaper Tickets
Kidnapping: Senate Invites Wike, FCT CP
Ramadan: We Share Part Of Tafsir Broadcast Proceeds With Our Listeners, Says Rock FM
Nigerians Rally Support For INEC Despite Criticisms
Reps Investigates Invalidation Of $2.4bn Forward Contracts By CBNhh
OPEC Urges NNPCL To Increase Oil Output For $14trn Global Market Potential
Govt Launches Health Insurance Scheme For FCT Residents
Reps Reject NNPCL’s OVH Acquisition Probe Report, Order Fresh Probe
Focus On Addressing Rivers APC Crisis, Not Fubara, Youth Leaders Tell Okocha

The Sun

Banks to block accounts without BVN/NIN as deadline elapses
.. APC guber candidate, Okpebholo, mourns father of editors’ guild general secretary
Sachet water manufacturers seek govt support
Madam Asimole for burial tomorrow
JTF arrests 17, impounds 2 vessels with 500,000 litres of diesel
Onitsha mkt building collapse: Nwoye harps on strict compliance with standards
Obi urges journalists to sustain efforts to safeguard democracy
MTN explains reasons for Wednesday’s hours-long network outage
NIN-SIM linkage: Subscribers storm NIMC, telcos offices as deactivation begins
Reps okay N446.34bn budget for FIRS
FG eyes $22.82bn investment from 51 oil fields, 987 wells
God, let this yoke be broken!
Vandals plunge Abuja into darkness, destroy transmission line
Group offers free HIV screening to Abuja residents, 414 Unilag students
Why we launched Women in Health Care Network– Dr. Odunsi
Malaria: FG begins preparations against seasonal outbreak
TB surge: WHO trains health workers in Borno on detection, management


Oronsaye Report: FG, Labour disagree on job losses
WIGWE: Family shuns RCCG City of David as it sets burial dates
Division among kingmakers stalling choice of new Alaafin
Right to reform sectors, privatise and commercialise: Between BPE and MOFI
ECOWAS’s furtive back-track
NEMA develops geospatial centre to prevent disasters
Tinubu to Nigerians: I won’t rush to restructure
Creative writing tips for beginners (5), By Ruth Oji
The Naval Chief in the eyes of the storm
Shettima goofs: No forces want to pull down Nigeria! By Olu Fasan
Tinubu to commission Lagos Red Line rail project today
FG detains Binance executives in cryptocurrency crackdown
Reps reject bill seeking president to secure over 50% votes in presidential poll
Akeredolu’s departure leaves difficult void to fill – Tinubu
Breaking: Senate endorses Tinubu’s sack of Irukera as FCCPC boss
Obi lists conditions for effective implementation of Oronsaye report
Tinubu hails Tunji-Ojo reforms as Interior Minister
Shut up whenever there’s argument with your husbands — Minister tells women
Wigwes: Family announces 6-day arrangements for burial rites
JAPA: Most Nigerians not ready to hustle abroad – Nollywood actress, Cynthia Amadi
5 things to know about Kanye West’s wife, Bianca Censori
Bianca Censori risks jail term over near-naked outing with husband, Kanye West in France
Disney animation, Kugali new series ‘Iwaju’ makes its world premiere in Lagos
Bitcoin tops $60,000, approaches all-time high
Air Peace announces N1.2m for London route
FG should channel fuel subsidy savings to boost productivity — MAN
FG to release N50bn as first tranche of Basic Healthcare Fund – Minister
Vaccine uptake: Experts speak on AI, Tech at NSSF fireside chat
Man Utd, Liverpool to meet in FA Cup quarter-finals
World champions Spain beat France to win Women’s Nations League
Osimhen bags hat-trick as Napoli hit six past Sassuolo
Haaland hits form as Man City face make-or-break month
I’m ready for return to Super Eagles – Maduka Okoye

Daily Trust

Hardship: I Feel Your Pains, Tinubu Tells Nigerians
Oronsaye Report: We Won’t Throw People Into Labour Market – FG
NCC Orders MTN, Glo To Block SIMs Without NIN
Artificial Intelligence: A Blessing Or A Curse?
Economic Turmoil: President Tinubu, Please Listen To AEF
Plateau Utd Maul Hapless Heartland As Katsina Utd Crumble Pillars
Ayienugba Wins Ladies Tennis At Nigeria Police Games In Ibadan
Gombe Young Gymnast, Munyal Kwairanga, Appeals For Gov’t Support
Wigwe’s City Of David Parish Missing As Family Releases Burial Plan
Mixed Reactions Trail Tinubu’s Approval Of Oronsaye Report Implementation
Army Court-Martials 1 Officer, 16 Soldiers Over Gun Running In Jos
NIGERIA DAILY: The Loophole In Oronsaye’s Report
SIM-NIN Linkage: 11 Million Subscribers Face Blockage Today
Recruit More Police To Combat Kidnappings, Senate Tells FG
Hardship: We Were Threatened To End Our Protest, NLC Claims
Senate Summons Wike, CP Over Killings, Kidnappings In FCT
NCC Orders MTN, Glo To Block SIMs Without NIN
Air Peace Moves To Crash London Flight Fares
Naira Devaluation: Nestle Records N79.5bn Loss Despite Increase In Sales
FG Warns Against Vandalism Of Power Installations
Electricity Supply Worsens In Abuja As Vandals Destroy Transmission Line
Energy Transition: Crude Oil An Irreplaceable Resource – OPEC Secretary General
Reps Reject Bill Seeking 50% Votes To Win Presidential, Gov’ship Polls
Edo Gov’ship: Shaibu Storms PDP Secretariat, Demands Recognition
Ondo 2024: PDP Mulls Consensus Candidacy
APC Guber Aspirants In Show Of Strength As Tinubu Visits Akeredolu’s Family
Gombe Young Gymnast, Munyal Kwairanga, Appeals For Gov’t Support
Paris 2024: Waldrum Urges Falcons To Be More Clinical In Front Of Goal
Murray Wants To Play In Olympics Before Retirement
Currency Crisis And Electoral Dynamics: Navigating Nigeria’s 2023 Polls
Editorial: On The Return Of Commodity Marketing Boards

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