News Headlines Feb 5, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 5, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Ernest Shonekan’s Funeral in Photographs
ECOWAS to Deploy Stabilisation Force in Countries Under Threat of Military Takeover
PIA: House Moves to Transfer Defunct National Oil Corporation’s Assets to NNPC Limited
Nigeria Governors’ Wives Back NDLEA, Seek Partnership on Drug War
Identify 96 Terrorists’ Sponsors: Afenifere Challenges FG
Airtel Africa Records $3,492m Revenue Growth, 125.8m Customer Base in Nine…
Amaechi: Turbaning as Dan Amana, An Appreciation of Hard Work
Loggers Protest Close Down of Edo Forests By Obaseki
Osun 2022: PDP No Threat to My Re-election, Says Oyetola
Diri: Police Recruitment Policy Negates Federal Character Principle
Terrorists Kill 11, Injure Others in Kaduna
Diri: Police Recruitment Policy Negates Federal Character Principle
Terrorists Kill 11, Injure Others in Kaduna
2023: Jos Catholic Archbishop Cautions Politicians against Engaging Thugs
Ondo Varsity Students Protest Incessant Road Accidents
BPE to Execute 42 Transactions in 2022
Hijab Crisis: Kwara Muslims Ask Govt to Set Up Commission…
Lush Hair Unveils Academy in Asaba, Sponsors Free Training
StarTimes Announces Pay-per-day for AFCON Final
Osinbajo, Gowon, Jonathan, Others Attend Shonekan’s Funeral
BPE to Execute 42 Transactions in 2022
Apapa LG Boss Tasks Firms on CSR
At Revised Population Policy Launch, Buhari Canvasses Urgent Measures to Curb…
Alleged Blasphemy: Court Orders Kano to Recall Prosecution Witness
Kwara: Protest over Hijab Wearing in Public Schools Claims One
Edo Pays Compensation to Affected Persons in Ugboha Erosion Project
Nasarawa to Replicate Slum2School Projects in Remaining 11 LGAs, Says Commissioner
Ogun Launches Health Insurance Scheme for Informal Sector
Ebubeagu Has Reduced Killings in Southeast, Says Lawmaker
House Committee Threatens to Sanction FCT Real Estate Developers for Alleged…
2023: APC, PDP Tasked to Pick Nationalistic Presidential Candidate
Osun APC Governorship Primary Holds February 19
Terrorists Attack Katsina Village, Kill Village Head, Five Others
Senate Orders NDLEA to Refund N356m Unapproved Spending
Tuition Hike: Northern Students Put Zonal Rallies on Hold
APC Chairmanship Race: Niger Youths Disown Etsu
FG Committed to Lifting Poor, Vulnerable Nigerians out of Poverty Level,…
Akure South/North By-election: Olumuyiwa Adu Emerges as PDP Candidate
Benue at 46: Ortom Praises God for Preservation
Adebomehin, New Surveyor General of the Federation, Gets Appointment Letter
Customs Laments Attacks on Personnel by Terrorists, Smugglers in Katsina
Katsina Inaugurates CSDA Board to Enhance Community Projects
Six People Crushed to Death as Truck Rams into Market in Aba
Experts Urge Effective use of Tax for Development
WorldRemit Seeks Expansion of Access to Remittance Inflows
Winners Emerge in Ecobank Sponsored Future Face of Africa…
Kellogg’s Splashes Cash Prize on Winners of ‘Super Stars Scholarship’ Contest
Chivita Active Zest Unveils Affordable 125ml & 50ml
Nigeria and the Pikes of Poverty
National Assembly and Endless Amendments
How Jonathan’s Candidacy Will Strengthen North-South Alliance
As Albert Guns for Akwa Ibom Government House
Ogunbiyi: Corporate Icon as Political Avatar
OP-MESA Relaunch, an Elixir for Ogun’s Insecurity
Olalekan Ilori : I Believe in Giving and Helping the Society
Simy Nwankwo: Takes ‘Crusade’ to Parma
Josh Maja: Takes Redemption to The Potters
Heartland Risk Expulsion from NPFL
Okonkwo Battles Townsend, Richarlison for Everton Goal of the Month Award
Falconets Battle Cameroon for Costa Rica 2022 Final Qualifying Ticket
Egypt, Cameroon Go for Broke in Tomorrow’s Final
I Said A Prayer for President Talon
2023: Alaoma Community as Metaphor
Akintunde-Johnson and the Trouble with Perception

The Nation

Constitution review report ready end of February, says Omo-Agege
CITN, ICSAN, others kick against ICAN Amendment Bill
BOS: A needless distractionPicking Eguavoen’s brain on Eagles
We won’t allow Hijab in our school, Kwara CAN insists
Ekiti 2022: Ex-Gov Oni plans to pick APGA ticket
Terrorists raze security camp, ransack armory in Niger
164 lawyers shortlisted for 15 judges slots in Federal High Court
Funding may delay completion of Kano-Kaduna railway project…
Zamfara Deputy Gov faces fresh impeachment move
25 ISWAP terrorists drown in Borno military attack
APC chair: Al-Makura, Akume, Mustapha, Bwari in hot race for slot
Kidnapping: Police takeover forests on Lagos-Ibadan-Abeokuta road
Osinbajo, Gowon, Jonathan governors present as Shonekan laid to…
Funding may delay completion of Kano-Kaduna railway project…
Moyo Lawal: Fans mistake my film character for my personality
Osinbajo honours Tunde Kelani
Actors, directors, producers speak on Nollywood’s impact on…
ALEX O: Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido are achieving unbelievable…
Bandits kill Katsina village head, five others
I’m not dating because I haven’t found someone richer – Ex-BBN’s…
A praying wife isn’t the best – Reno Omokri
9ice, wife welcome new child
Ministry gets N210b SUKUK funding for roads
Fed Govt eyes N50b from Onitsha River Port concession
‘Oil and gas’ll account for over 50% energy mix’
How to boost tourism industry
Salah, Mane AFCON final clash live on Gotv
Vinicius: Untold story of Real’s Brazilian superstriker
Messi ‘unhappy’ with life in Paris
Bandits kill Katsina village head, five others
Abductors of Zamfara ASUU chair, family members demand N70m ransom
How we arrested kidnappers on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, by Police
‘COVID-19 reveals vulnerability of African food systems’
Kidnapped Abia council workers freed

The Punch

Osun CP backing Oyetola, ignoring complaints against our attackers – Aregbesola’s camp
Bethel pupil rejected freedom, ransom bearer abducted – CAN chairman
I regret fighting cab driver – Solid Star
Greedy youths in search of quick fortune resort to money rituals, send victims to early grave
Stop linking my achievements to men – Destiny Etiko
Aggrieved APC factions shift battle to court, accuse party of contempt
Atiku should be tired, he’s been eyeing presidency for 29 years –Afegbua, ex-campaign spokesman
From hideout, I saw policemen hack dad to death, shoot his nephew dead – Son of Ogun farmer labelled a terrorist by police
Gunmen kill father, kidnap daughter in Abuja
Granddad mourns as candle fire kills eight-year-old Enugu girl
Court grants N70m bail to two alleged drug traffickers
Navy destroys 175 illegal bunkering sites, impounds 27 vessels
Oil soars above $93, Nigeria’s revenue prospects brighten
World Bank blames FG as high inflation worsens poverty
No loan yet for Kaduna-Kano railway, says FG
Buhari approves new bureau for data protection
2023: 14 govs, 26 APC chairmen backing Tinubu, says support group DG
I remain in APC, Amosun reacts as Buni rejects loyalists’ factional exco
Osinbajo, other Tinubu’s political school graduates will support presidential ambition – Group
Falconets will go for goals against Cameroon – Danjuma
Fans on rampage after Lions shoot-out defeat
Awoniyi eyes 10th league goal against Augsburg
Spurs eye summer move for Osimhen
I regret fighting cab driver – Solid Star
Stop linking my achievements to men – Destiny Etiko
Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks thrill spectators at Future Face Africa
I won’t allow teenagers abuse me on social media, says Yemi Solade


How To Start A Home Based Cookie Business
ASUU UniJos Chapter Set To Proceed On Indefinite Strike
Aregbesola To Teachers: Be More Committed To Upbringing Of Children
Ex-APC Reps Task Party Leadership On Internal Democracy
Military Retirees Get 25% of 24 Months Arrears — MPB Chairman
With Our Scorecard, PDP Is Not APC’s Rival In Osun – Gov Oyetola
US Economy Adds 467,000 Jobs In January, Calming Omicron Fears
Kaduna-Kano Railway Will Be Ready Before May 2022 – Federal Govt
PDP Meets Chinese Ruling Party, Says Nigeria Will Gain
Condemnations Trail Attack On Aregbesola’s Campaign Office
[EDITORIAL] Close The Cancer Care Gap
Apprehension As Anti-tank Mine Kills, Injures Soldiers In Kaduna
Zamfara Lawmakers Begin Fresh Moves To Impeach Dep. Gov.
APC Plunges Into Deeper Crisis As Factional Groups Reject New State Excos
Osinbajo, Jonathan, Gowon, Sanwo-Olu, Others Pay Last Respects As Shonekan Is Laid To Rest
Nigeria’s Cotton Industry Goes Moribund Despite Huge Potential
Eguavoen Reacts To Prophet Ayodele Prophecy
25 Terrorists Drown In Borno River As Military Airstrikes Kill Many In Lake Chad
PDP Meets Chinese Ruling Party, Says Nigeria Will Gain
2023: Gbajabiamila Seeks Support For Plateau Rep
APC To Launch Online Media Platform
Diobu Leaders Condemn Demolition Of Rivers’ Waterfronts
US Economy Adds 467,000 Jobs

The Sun

Blackout as fire destroys 1,320MW Egbin Power Plant
FG under fire over terrorism sponsors
I can never act nude for money –Caroline Igben
Blackout looms in Lagos as fire guts Egbin Power Plant
2023: Nigeria’s enemies against Igbo President –Ohanaeze
Osinbajo, Jonathan, Gowon, Sanwo-Olu, others bid Shonekan farewell
Self determination: Without restructuring, no going back on Ijaw nation –Prof Okaba, INC leader
Gunmen invade military camp in Niger
FG under fire over terrorism sponsors
Kebbi CJ inaugurates LG election tribunal panels
NIPR moves to reverse appointment of non-members as PR officers
Eight-year-old girl dies in Enugu fire disaster
For equity, justice, S’East should produce Presidency in 2023-Igwe Mbamalu
Igbo Presidency’ll bring peace in Nigeria –Nwobodo, Iwuanyanwu
2023: Ex-APC Reps members demand internal democracy
2023: President of Igbo extraction only realisable in APC –Agballah
2023: Nigeria’s enemies against Igbo President –Ohanaeze
Air Peace to resume direct flights to Dubai March 1
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
We’re happy, but yet to reach final objective, says Egypt coach
I’ll retaliate if I catch my lover cheating – Chilly B
MAGGI cooking show moves to South West, ‘O Ta Lenu!’
What ladies should know about dating men with children
May your way be rough…
Prof Peter Ekwo – the true man of god
Tribute to Deborah Ronke Apampa
2023 presidency: Between North and South
2023 presidency: Is Tambuwal bringing anything different to the table?
Sharhin Littafin Kwaraption
From rascality to heroism
Captured at last
Unusual kidnappers
Living with long nails
How we got hooked on sex enhancement drugs –Users
Again, Ikoyi Lions Club emerges overall best club in District 404A1
Breast ironing: Traditional practice killing girls physically, mentally
The Adinnus: How we’ve coped for 40 years with our 11 kids
Captured at last
Gunmen invade military camp in Niger
Tottenham plots fresh N39bn Osimhen move
Dangote: I won’t watch World Cup if Nigeria fails to qualify
NPFL threatens to expel Heartland after Feb.18 deadline
Igoche Mark to roll out basketball programme
Sportsville award excites Dare, Momoh, Bako
Kida pledges commitment to NBBF development
Again, Ikoyi Lions Club emerges overall best club in District 404A1
Breast ironing: Traditional practice killing girls physically, mentally
FG under fire over terrorism sponsors
The Adinnus: How we’ve coped for 40 years with our 11 kids
What Soyinka owes me —Michael Abiodun
Why we’ll never try vasectomy, by Nigerian men
What ladies should know about dating men with children

Daily Trust

A Day With Dwellers Of Urban Slums
ASUU Declares Monday Lecture-Free Day In BUK
We’re Not Safe In Osun, Aregbesola’s Loyalists Cry Out
Onitsha Traders Protest Against Illegal Structures
Zamfara APC: Inauguration Of Matawalle’s Faction A Charade — Marafa
FG To Privatise 42 Agencies This Year – BPE
Constitution: N/Assembly Considers LG Autonomy, Special Seats For Women, 53 Other Amendments
Prominent Kano Cleric, Ibrahim Khalil, Joins ADC
Anambra Sues AGF, Finance Minister, FIRS Over Collection Of Stamp Duties
FG, Refineries Collaboration Can Boost Local Drug, Vaccine Production – PSN
We’ll Sustain Social Safety Nets For The Poor, Vulnerable — Buhari
Bandits Set Security Base Ablaze, Impound Military Vehicle In Niger
Afenifere Challenges FG To Act On Terror Sponsors
Untold Story Of How ‘Okada’ Man Lost His Life In Kogi Over Pure Water
Kaduna CP Orders Arrest As Traffic Official Beats Driver To Death
Kano-Kaduna Rail Project: You Must Utilise Local Materials, Amaechi Tells CCECC
Court Grants Mu’azu Magaji N1m Bail
How Woman Who Attempted To Kidnap Another Kano Pupil Was Nabbed
FG Creates New Agency, Appoints CEO
Mark Zuckerberg Drops To 12th World’s Richest As Net Worth Plunges By $30bn
Med-View Denies Diverting $900,000 Hajj Funds
Experts Chide FG Over Disparaging Comment On NBS
Sterling Bank, Founder Institute Fellowship Award Holds In February
Masari Wants Katsina International Entry Points Reopened
Lack Of Internal Democracy A Threat To APC – Reps Forum
2023: Controversy Trails Akwa Ibom Governor’s Anointed Successor
FCT Poll: Six Govs, Mark, Saraki To Lead PDP Campaign
Concerns As APC ‘Shops For Kwankwaso’
The Thrills And Frills Of Dambe Fight-Night In Abuja
Falconets Battle Young Lionesses For 2022 WCup Final Qualifying Ticket
Boxing Coach Solicits Govt’s Support For Kaduna National Championships
Cameroon To Make Amends With Third-Place Finish
… Fans Dismayed Over Loss To Egypt
Intangibles Of Forbidden Fruit
Medical Negligence: Doctors As Human Beings
We Attract Foreign Students Despite Nigeria’s Insecurity Problem — AUN President

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