News Headlines Feb 4, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 4, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Three Policemen Killed as Gunmen Invade Police Station in Niger
Breaking: 22,000B/D Floating Oil Platform Explodes in Niger Delta
FEC Okays $329m for Railway Consultancy Supervision Services Nationwide
Our 2023 Presidential Ticket Open to All, Says PDP
NGX to Relax Entry Barriers to Target Technology Companies, Listing
Ondo N4.3bn Secret Account: Court Dismisses Group’s Information Request
Anambra APC Resolves to Sue Uba, Ejidike for Alleged Contempt
Hoodlums Attack Aregbesola’s Oranmiyan House in Osogbo
Masari Calls for Reopening of Nigeria/Niger Border
Former PDP’s Spokesman, Alkali, Backs Clamour for Restructuring
APC Inaugurates State Chairmen Without Oath of Office
Ibadan High Chiefs Finally Affirm Balogun as Next Olubadan
Court Convicts Ex-Deputy Rector’s Son, Two Others for Cyber Fraud…
Ekiti LG Forms Task Force to Rid Borders of Kidnappers,…
Buhari’s Aide Advocates Legislation for Women Inclusion in Politics
2023: Igbo Group Chair Insists on Power Shift, Restructuring
FG Unvovers 96 Financiers of Terrorism
Afenifere Challenges FG, National Assembly over Rising Insecurity
N250bn Sukuk Proceeds to Form Part of 2021 Capital Funding, Says FG
NBA Seeks Urgent Adoption of ACJA to Reduce Post-insurgency Crime in…
Rise to the Challenges of 21st Century, Akeredolu Charges Universities
Your Administration in Imo is Better Forgotten, IPOB Tells Okorocha
Federal High Court Strikes out Aregbesola’s Loyalists’ Suit to Invalidate Osun…
House Urges NERDC to Make Skills Acquisition a Compulsory Subject
APC Women Write Buhari, NEC over Feb. 26 Convention
Alleged Terrorism: Court Orders AGF to Pay Kanu’s Co- defendants N200,000…
2023: APC, PDP Urged to Pick Nationalists as Presidential Candidates
Canada Pledges to Protect Rights of Females
House Investigates Lopsided Recruitment in NSITF, Others
House Urges FG to Erect Directional Road Signs across the Country
Masari Advocates Reopening of Nigeria/Niger Border
Senate Orders NDLEA to Refund N356m Unapproved Spending
House Probes Blackout across Nigeria, Invites Power Ministry
ISWAP Can Overrun Nigeria If Unchecked, Gov Zulum Warns
NGO Urges Nigerians to Restore Wetlands for Safer Earth
FG Committed to Attaining Self-sufficiency in Sugar Production, Says NSDC…
Controversy Trails APC Primaries in Jos, Declared Inconclusive
Gunmen Kidnap Two Poly Students in Ogun
Ekiti Primary Crisis: We Will Teach APC a Bitter Lesson, Say…
Anambra Makes Case for Persons Living with Disabilities
Osun Explains Review of Development Plan
At Revised Population Policy Launch, Buhari Canvasses Urgent Measures to Curb…
Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Bwacha, Defects to APC
Yari No Longer APC Member, Says former Lawmaker
House Committee Threatens to Sanction FCT Real Estate Developers Over Violation…
‘Abaribe’s 2023 Guber Ambition Not Known to Abia PDP’
Angry Gbajabiamila Adjourns Plenary over Non-Availability of Order Paper, Absence
APC Writes INEC over February 26 Convention
APC Beefs up Security at National Secretariat, as Party Inaugurates State Chairmen
Former LASAA MD Loses Dad
Adamawa Jail Committee Wants Closed Correctional Centres Reopened
Upstream Commission Begins Probe into SEPCOL FPSO Explosion
Osinbajo in Accra to Attend ECOWAS Summit on Political Situation in…
House Suspends Plenary over Non-availability of Order Paper
Popoola: Technology, Partnership, Others Top on NGX’s 2022 Agenda
Fidelity Bank Finances 400MT Per Day Ultra-Modern Rice Milling Factory
Sterling Bank, Founder Institute Fellowship Award holds in February
Firstbank Rewards Customers in Visa Gold Cashback Campaign
NAICOM Releases Guidelines for Insurance Web Aggregators’ Operations
Global Bodies Partner Local Green Techs to Address Food Losses
How Jonathan’s Candidacy Will Strengthen North-South Alliance
As Albert Guns for Akwa Ibom Government House
The Road from Ideas to Practice
Emmanuel Udechukwu: Honoured for Providing Affordable, Eco-friendly Homes
A Surprise Birthday Bash for Phina Origho
Six Artists Interrogate Emotions, Identities and Futurism at Young Contemporaries 2022
Unchained Vibes 3.0: Spotlight on Embattled Filmmaker Mukhtar Aminu
University of Lagos Business School Graduates First Cohorts of Executive Mba
It’s Salah v Mane Final as Egypt Win Shootouts with Cameroon
IOC Members Slam Infantino for Biennial FIFA World Cup Proposal
CAF Approves Abuja Stadium for World Cup Playoff with Ghana
Experience Will Stand Senegal in Good Stead for Final, Says Mane
AfroSport TV Celebrates AFCON 2021 Milestones
Sportsville Award Excites Dare, Momoh, Bako
BUA and My Covid Experience

The Nation

One feared killed as protests over hijab rock Kwara school
‘Abuja’s original inhabitants deserve sense of belonging’
Uniting North, South through traditional titles
Only democracy is acceptable means to change govt, says Nigeria
Salami: technology key to speedy justice delivery
Buhari rebuffs lobby to shift APC convention date
Zulum warns on ISWAP threat to Nigeria
Can Nigeria meet its production output?
‘We need reconciliation in Bayelsa APC’
Money ritual in Nigeria’s Zazoo Republic
Taming the menace of cultism
The khaki boys are going mad again
‘We are expanding to end local cement supply shortfall’
EKEDC, USAID partner on STEM for schools
IE targets 24-hour supply
Matawalle’s visit to Niger: Sifting facts from fiction
Erigga: No girl should be given Valentine’s gift unless…
Navy seizes three million litres of stolen crude, diesel
How I was almost pushed to quit acting – Moyo Lawal
Hanifa: Chief Magistrate transfers case to High Court
It’s all pranks, I’m not married – Shalewa Ashafa
Igbos sexiest of all Nigerian men – Bolu Okupe
Staying married would have killed me – Onyeka Onwenu
‘We are expanding to end local cement supply shortfall’
EKEDC, USAID partner on STEM for schools
Foods that ease menstrual pain for women
Eight countries that have never qualified for AFCON
Two dead as Yahoo boys ram into stationary trailer
Abia cyclist allegedly kills colleague over plate of food
No rift with Oshiomhole over 2023 –…
Senator Francis Alimikhena
Boy apocalypse

The Punch

Pharaohs beat hosts, set up Senegal final
Fans hail ‘world-class’ Tessema as best AFCON referee
Eagles missed Osimhen at AFCON –Koulibaliy
NNPC lauds Barkindo’s leadership role in OPEC
Aboubakar unimpressed by Salah
PDP, CSOs lampoon FG as NFIU uncovers 96 terrorism financiers
Courtroom overcrowded as Ogun teenage killers arraigned, remanded
Police smash Lagos-Ibadan highway kidnap syndicates, gang members flee
Man arraigned for beating policeman, stealing N80,000, beret
NBA knocks govt on insecurity as three lawyers, driver kidnapped
Police raid Delta joints, arrest 25 suspected cultists, go after drug lords
Reps panel accuses developers of duping subscribers, flouting regulations
Award rural road contracts carefully, FG tells states
Coca-Cola HBC unveils sustainability challenge for startups
WACT commends Customs for new Onne port scanner
After the victory comes the battle, Oni, Olujimi set for showdown with Fayose’s camp over Ekiti PDP primary
I left PDP for APC to escape Ishaku’s persecution – Taraba Senator
Kano, Sokoto unrepresented as APC inaugurates 34 state chairmen
2023: PDP ready to receive Sanwo-Olu if… —Party chieftain
Of ritualist, yahoo teenagers and a sick country
Niran Adedokun
Nigeria has a crisis of masculinity
Abimbola Adelakun
JAMB’s biggest score yet
Lekan Sote
Oxford University will humble anyone, says DJ Cuppy
Kanye West showers Julia Fox with gifts at birthday party
FACT CHECK: Did Drake unfollow Rihanna on Instagram due to pregnancy?
Four men charged over death of Hollywood star Michael K. Williams


Alleged Fraud: I’ve reported EFCC To PMB – Okorocha
Only Irresponsible Successor Will Abandon My Programmes – Gov Okowa
Gov Buni, Bello Are Blessings To APC, Say State Party Chairmen
Police Recruitment: Behind The Figures
Values Of Blue Economy
Only Irresponsible Successor Will Abandon My Programmes – Gov Okowa
Police Recruitment: Behind The Figures
Values Of Blue Economy
APC Plunges Into Deeper Crisis As Factional Groups Reject New State Excos
Nigeria Losing Major Investors To Escalating Oil Theft
Zulum Reiterates Call For Mercenaries To Fight Terrorists
Federal Govt Nabs 45 Of 96 Boko Haram, ISWAP Financiers
Fresh Sukuk Fund Raises Federal Govt’s Capital Releases To N3.65trn
3 Die, 12 Missing As Oil Vessel Explodes In Delta
Hoodlums Attack Aregbesola’s Campaign Office In Osun
Broadcasters Decry Rise In Insecurity, System Collapse In North
BREAKING: APC Finally Notifies INEC Of National Convention
BREAKING: Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Bwacha, Defects To APC
Lamido, Tambuwal Blow Hot Over Southern Leaders’ 2023 Comments
Of Nigeria Police, Living Wage And Service Delivery
Ife Sacred Monarchy, Ooni‘s Royalty And Yoruba Culture
The Godwin Emefiele I Know
EDITORIAL: Values Of Blue Economy

The Sun

Sukuk: Akpabio secures over N10bn for East-West Road
FG uncovers 123 companies, 33 BDCs, 424 associates linked to terrorism financing
2023: Igbo president’ll save Nigeria –Ohanaeze
ISWAP must not be allowed to fester, else Boko Haram’ll be child’s play – Zulum
3 dead, others missing as FPSO vessel explodes in Delta waterways
Buhari launches revised population policy, seeks measures to address high fertility rate
2023: For equity, fairness back southern candidate, Afegbua tells Atiku supporters
Sukuk: Akpabio secures over N10bn for East-West Road
FG uncovers 123 companies, 33 BDCs, 424 associates linked to terrorism financing
Alleged N2.4bn fraud: Okorocha seeks Buhari’s intervention to halt EFCC harassment
We’ve seen light under Ugwuanyi’s administration – Enugu community
Aisha Buhari leads campaign against cancer
Gunmen attack Aregbesola’s campaign office
Terrorists sack Niger police station, kill 3 officers, free informant
APC notifies INEC of February 26 national convention
2023: Igbo president’ll save Nigeria –Ohanaeze
Buhari’ll support Tinubu’s aspiration – Owolabi
Nigeria needs fresh ideas to revive economy – Presidential aspirant
2023: For equity, fairness back southern candidate, Afegbua tells Atiku supporters
FG expends N3.4tr on capital projects –Finance minister
Afreximbank invests in Ecow-Gas project to boost LNG distribution in West Africa
Lafarge wins IoD Corporate Governance award
Donation of life jackets to ensure safety on waterways –NIWA boss
Air Peace, AWA, Lufthansa emerge top 5 among airlines operating international flights from Nigeria
Egbe, Cameroun authorities hold talks over AFCON pitches
Umoibang joins Oduduru, Usoro, others at NCAA
Binatone fetes 2021 Olympic medalist in Lagos
Nimrod inaugurates Kaduna Beach Soccer Association board
Ghana divided over new coach
Olympics 2028: Boxing, weightlifting, modern pentathlon dropped
Crown Elite basketball championship: Rivers Hoopers, Islanders, two others battle for final slot
AWCON 2022: Seven Falcons report in camp, begin training
Squash players need more exposure, says Mailafiya
German chancellor won’t go to Winter Olympics in Beijing
2023 presidency: Between North and South
2023 presidency: Is Tambuwal bringing anything different to the table?
Hanifa Abubakar and death of the innocent
Deceit and lies of Nigerian politics
2023: Tinubu’s declaration errors
The ambivalence over zoning
Air Peace, AWA, Lufthansa emerge top 5 among airlines operating international flights from Nigeria
COVID-19: African airlines lost $8.6bn 2021 –AFRAA
NCAA pilots, flight inspectors poorly paid compared to industry standards –Capt. Nuhu
RRS saves lady from jumping into lagoon
‘Jonathan’s presidency in 2023 will rebrand Nigeria’s image’
DE 2022: Group worries over deteriorating girls’ education ratio
ASUU protests in OAU
Kae-Kazim makes directorial debut in It’s The Blackness
RHOGIC’s House of Judah choir debuts with single, Still Able
Juba makes Paper Planes from slices of life
Bishop Kalu rolls out the drums at 62
Group promotes culture through traditional marriage


Kano Withdraws Hanifa’s Murder Case Before Magistrate…
APC finally writes INEC over February 26 convention date
Customs seize 17 truckloads of foreign rice in Ogun State
Ekiti 2022: We’II teach APC lesson it would never…
10,444 vehicles fail Lagos computerised inspection…
CISLAC condemns complicity of security agencies in oil theft in Nigeria
Akpabio secures N10bn funding from sovereign Sukuk issuance to complete East-West road
Angry supporters attack Rep member, APC officials during rally in Jigawa
We’re investigating cause of Ukpokiti field explosion ― NUPRC
‘We’re working to harness insecurity issues ravaging Nigeria’
Governor Emmanuel cautions opposition against his anointed candidate
Benin artist harps on citizens welfare on fuel subsidy removal
FCT Area Council polls: INEC chairman commends judiciary
Buhari welcomes defecting senate deputy minority leader to APC
PHOTOS: Hoodlums attack Aregbesola’s campaign office in Osogbo
Oyo police parade Lagos-Ibadan expressway kidnap suspects, others
25-year-old bandit confesses to killing over 20 persons in Katsina, neighbouring states
Makinde announces Dimeji Lawal as 3SC general manager
Continuous detention of Igboho embarrassing ― Yoruba Global Alliance
African govts charged to boost Agriculture funding, address peace, security
Bandits attack police station, kill three officers, free informant in Niger
Governor Emmanuel cautions opposition against his anointed candidate
Gunmen Kill Soldier In Ebonyi As Umahi Orders Arrest Of Attackers
Court sentences woman to nine years imprisonment for kidnapping…
Lady attempts suicide on Third Mainland Bridge over maltreatment at…
Equities Market Rebounds By 0.85% As Investors Earn N215bn
Elumelu calls for end to oil theft through strategic leadership
Deficit not bad but 2022 budget financing worrying ― Experts
Public Office: Gbajabiamila’s Call For Higher Qualifications
World Cancer Day: Towards Equitable Cancer Care
Money ritual in Nigeria’s Zazu republic
Danger of ignoring the minority
Ondo Bye-Election: Adu Emerges As PDP Candidate
Prevalence Of Early Marriage In Northern Nigeria
On ruining lives of teenagers through modern slavery
Miracles Of Holy Prophet Muhammad (VIII)
Research Institute Honours Islamic Scholar
Hijab symbol of piety, not oppression — Don
No reason for Nigeria to be paying people in government — Alatoye,…

Daily Trust

Okorocha: Buhari Has Promised To Take Up My EFCC Case
FG Links 96 Persons, 156 Coys To Terrorism Financing
2023: Kwankwaso In Tight Corner, Weighs Three Options
World Cancer Day: Patients Lament Treatment Gaps In Nigeria
4 Family Members Found Dead In Abuja Poultry Farm
Estate Developers Flouting FCT Rules – Reps Committee
Cancer Day: Group Identifies Awareness Creation As Fighting Tools
Gunmen Invade Edo Farm, Kill Staff, Burn Down 20-Hectare Rubber Plantation
Motorcyclists Supplying Food, Drinks To Kidnappers Get N10,000 Per Operation
Court Remands Ogun Teenagers For Killing Girlfriend
Fulani Radio Organizes Workshop For Journalists On Migrants’ Rights, Issues
AEPB Arraigns Over 1,000 Abuja Residents For Failure To Obtain Waste Bins
Man Arrested For Sodomy, Rape In Yobe
Lagos Govt Demolishes Shanties
Court Remands Teenager Charged With Complicity In Friend’s Death
IoD Rewards Lafarge
After Inauguration Of State Excos, Lai Mohammed, Aregbesola, Yari Set To Fight Back
Yakasai To Clark: Stop Issuing Threats Over 2023 Presidency
INEC To Cancel ‘Idle’ Polling Units After 2023
2023: Gbajabiamila Drums Support For Plateau Rep, Gagdi
Senate Deputy Minority Leader Joins APC
Ekiti Gov’ship: The Battle Of The Anointed Candidates
Ebonyi APC Faction Meets In Abuja, Seeks Recognition
How Russia Overshadows France In Africa
Tinubu Saga: Who Is Bola Ahmed Tinubu?
EDITORIAL: Stop The Extrajudicial Killings
As 2023 Ticks In – A Tight Race Beckons (II)
Cancer Awareness, Knowledge As Tools
Ogun/Oyo Initiative On Security Is A Welcome Development
The Wisdom Of Consensus In Party Primaries
Experts Chide FG Over Disparaging Comment On NBS
Sterling Bank, Founder Institute Fellowship Award Holds In February
Masari Wants Katsina International Entry Points Reopened
Host Communities To Get 3 Modular Refineries Each – HOSCON
US Firm Introduces New Messaging App In Nigeria
PIA: Reps Move To Transfer Assets Of Defunct NNPC To NNPC Ltd
FG Needs $600m Loan To Tackle Environmental Problems In 19 States
Moody’s Acquires GCR To Compete With DataPro, Agusto In Nigerian Credit Rating Market
As Dangote Peugeot Assembly Rolls Out New Cars
10,444 Failed Vehicles For Retest As Lagos Rejigs Policy
How Locally Made Drones Can Tackle Insecurity – Inventor, Okoye
Minister: Buhari Has Done Everything To Develop This Country, It’s Left For Nigerians To Act
Zulum: Boko Haram A Child’s Play If ISWAP Grows
FG Uncovers 96 Terrorist Sponsors, Arrests 45 Suspects
UPDATED: Bandits Kill Village Head, 5 Others In Katsina Villages
Oil Workers Missing As Vessel Explodes In Delta
CAF Approves MKO Abiola Stadium For Super Eagles’ WCup Playoff
…Dangote Visits Renovated Pitch Of MKO Abiola Stadium Abuja
2022 Winter Olympics Gets Underway In Beijing
Gombe United Win 3-0 To Inflict More Misery On MFM
Egypt Exert Revenge On Cameroon To Set Up Final Clash With Senegal
That Senator Bulkachuwa’s Leaked Phone Call
Making Money From Transport: Do Governors Have The Will And Ability?
African Politics: Return Of The Military
Editorial: Stop The Extrajudicial Killings
Scuffles Among Security Personnel Must Stop

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