News Headlines Feb 8, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Feb 8, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Malami: Prima Facie Case Now Established against Kyari, May Be Extradited…
•Says sponsors of terrorism to be arraigned in court in weeks •Rubbishes Transparency International’s report on Nigeria
APC Leaders in Search of Consensus Candidate at Convention to Unite…
•Buhari allegedly in agreement with decision •Mustapha, Bwari, Al-Makura top list •Party to grant waiver to intending defectors, including Jonathan
With Withdrawal of Wrong Fuel from Circulation, Queues Return to Abuja, Lagos, Others
NFF Dumps Peseiro, Retains Eguavoen as Interim Technical Adviser
Amended Electoral Bill Bars Ministers, Commissioners from Contesting in Primaries
Fitch: Nigeria’s Oil Sector Weak Performance May Slowdown Economic Growth
SEPCOL Explosion: More Bodies Recovered, Four Still Missing
Oil Wells’ Ownership: Rivers, Imo Know Fate as Supreme Court Fixes…
Buhari Back in Abuja after Attending AU Summit in Ethiopia
Finance Ministry, CBN, Others Back Lawmakers’ Probe of Unclaimed Funds in…
Police, Hunters Foil Attack on Area Command in Kogi
NSITF Mobilises Informal Sector for Social Insurance Scheme
Again, IMF Urges Nigeria to Increase VAT, Remove Fuel Subsidy
Court Revokes N2m Fine on Immigration, Odili’s Seized Passport Returned
APC State Legislators Endorse Yahaya Bello for 2023 Presidency
Promises Can’t Replace Agreements’ Implementation, ASUU Tells Buhari
Challenges in NIN Verification Persist
Education Vital for Manpower Devt, Says Jonathan
Ibeto vs EFCC: Court Fixes March 8 for Hearing of Motion
Afenifere Flays Extension of Igboho’s Incarceration
Group Calls for Reinstatement of SON at Seaports, Others
104 ISWAP Fighters, Families Surrender to Troops
FG Moves to Avert Aviation Workers’ Strike
Lack of Defence Lawyer Stalls Hanifa’s Murder Trial in Kano
PDP: Confirming APC’s Gumus as INEC Commissioner is Coup against Democracy
2023: Osinbajo Advises Professionals to Shun Ethno-religious Politics
Insecurity: Niger Now Has Footprints of ISWAP, Boko Haram
Nollywood Actors Declare Support for Ongoing Drug War
Transport Owners Threaten Strike over Rising Operational Costs
Land Grabbers Dropped Obasanjo’s Name to Torment Us, Ogun Community Alleges
Youth Group Kicks against Appointment of Gov for Akwa Ibom
Peterside Slams Wike over Eviction of Waterfront Residents in Rivers
Managing Complex Litigation: A Personal Experience (Part 1)
‘No Firearms were Discovered by Police in My Home’, Evans
Company with Pending Winding-up Petition: Legal Implications of Acquiring its Shares
‘My Utopia is Online Courts and ADR’
‘Improve the Welfare of Young Lawyers,’ CJN
Whether Employment with a Statutory Corporation is Automatically Clothed with Statutory…
Periwinkle Condos Set to Commence Luxury Project in Eko Atlantic City
Sanwo-Olu Breaks-ground for Construction of Ojota-Opebi Link Bridge
Emefiele’s Passion for Nigeria’s Economy Seen in Policy, Funding of Bua…
Dignitaries Grace Book Launch of Former Supreme Court Chief Registrar, Hadizatu…
News in Photographs: Buhari Returns from Ethiopia
Tambuwal Takes Consultation to Zamfara, Says PDP Will Reclaim State, Presidency
Oil Wells Ownership: Rivers, Imo Know Fate, as S’Court Fixes May 6 for Judgment
NSITF Mobilizes Informal Sector for Social Insurance Scheme
Bauchi Distributes N150m Empowerment Items In Toro, Dass LGs
I’ll Groom Youths to Take over Nigerian Politics, Says Senator Musa
Inadequate Manpower, Bane of Insecurity in Niger, Says Commissioner
PDP Tasks Security Agencies, KATSIEC on Credible LG Polls in Katsina
APC Convention: South-south Youths Calls for Unity Among Members
Lawmaker Inaugurates over 50 Projects in Jigawa
2023: Youths Unveil ‘Rescue Nigeria Mission’ for Kogi Gov in Kano
Lawmaker Accuses Council Chairmen of Diverting N50m Health Equipment
24 Pupils Bag Full Scholarships in Nigerian Tulip International Colleges
Emir of Jama’are Dies at 84
Kogi Reiterates Commitment to Child Rights Act
2023: APC Faction Rallies Support for Tinubu in Rivers
Bodies Partner for Professional Certification
Owo Retreat: Ondo Implements Treasury Single Account
Olawepo-Hashim Backs Zulum’s Call for Deployment of Mercenaries in War on…
Ardova Empowers Auto Mechanics, Technicians with Cutting-Edge Training
AFAN Reaffirms Commitment to Achieving Food Security
FCTA Seeks Improved Commercial Ties with Qatar
E-Invoicing: CBN’s Good Intentions vs. Manufacturers’ Apprehension
BPP Commences Process to Amend Act
Tax Professionals Reject Bill Seeking ICAN’s Regulation of Taxation
It’s Time for the Nigeria Agenda
How Ganduje Became an Outsider in Kano APC
Rooting for Social Cohesion, Inter-religious Dialogue
Quest to Reduce Housing Deficit
Nigeria is a Great Country
Maritime Security: Nigerian Navy Strengthens Partnership with French Counterpart
BEIJING 2022 WINTER OLYMPICS Slovenia’s Historic Ski Jump Gold Overshadowed by Disqualifications
Club Cricket Resumes on Refurbished TBS Oval in Lagos
Egypt’s Pharaohs Target Revenge in World Cup Playoffs
30 Teams on Parade as Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament Returns
Mane: AFCON Win Best Trophy of My Career
Reason Poverty and Ritual Killings Are On The Rise
2023: The Politics Of Zoning
Election Petitions: Case for Substantive Justice in 2023

The Nation

Need to revive declining cocoa industry
The Bashir Tofa we never knew
I.E: of rare and real apologies
Nigerian economy: So foggy, so cloudy
Electoral Act for Nigeria
Petrol panic in Lagos, Abuja
NARTO threatens strike over cost No scarcity of product,…
Why Igboho’s detention was extended, by lawyer
Our position on Igboho, Kanu, Abba Kyari, by Malami
El-Rufai, local engineers and Kaduna’s turnaround
Nigeria’s need for political entrepreneurs
NDLEA and the drug war
‘Infrastructure battle is Imo governor’s priority’
Need to revive declining cocoa industry
Subsidy? Not a laughing matter
Futility — and stupidity — of military rule
El-Rufai, local engineers and Kaduna’s turnaround
Nigeria’s need for political entrepreneurs
Three die, three injured as bus summersaults in Anambra
Hoodlums sell hard drugs at bus stops
Obi Cubana, brother celebrate Nkem Owoh on birthday
UNIBEN management denies alleged protest over death of student
Kidnapped ex President Jonathan’s cousin, Yekorogha, regains…
Explosion: No fears on Nigeria’s oil output
Govt can’t cut expenditure, says Akabueze…
Among the laggards
Excess bank charges
Lagos to host 2022 African Fencing Championship
Coach lauds Aribo’s Rangers after Heart’s thrashing
2022 NPA/ GTBank Lagos International Polo Tournament

The Punch

Catholic suspends Lagos priest who banned Igbo songs in parish
Ohanaeze crisis: Calabar court adjourns hearing till February 24
Lagos filling stations shut, queues persist in Abuja, others
ICPC recovered N166.5bn cash, assets in 30 months – Report
Police arraign 83 suspected cultists in Lagos
Portal breakdown: NIMC, telcos meet again, Chinese, Nigerians battle faults, subscribers remain stranded
Buhari won’t sign Electoral Bill if amended for selfish interest – Malami
We’re set for indefinite strike, FG dribbling us – ASUU
Police arraign 83 suspected cultists in Lagos
Oromoni: Defence, prosecution clash over evidence, father weeps, testifies Feb 14
Widow faces imprisonment for cutting house help’s body with razor, Ondo keeps children
LASTMA invites injured female passenger, victim demands N500m
Remove fuel subsidy, official exchange rate, IMF urges FG
FG meets with aviation workers, moves to avert strike as ultimatum expires
Reps probe 45 million accounts without BVN with N1.2tn deposit
Confusion as two candidates lay claim to AMAC ticket in APC
Sanusi denies presidential bid, says Nigeria sinking deeper in 2023
Wike, Makarfi state grounds for PDP’s victory in 2023
Professionals with ethnic, religious leanings will fail in politics – Osinbajo
Full list of Super Eagles coaching crew as NFF appoints Amuneke
Ligue 1: Bordeaux sack coach Petkovic after Reims thrashing
NFF drops Peseiro, retains Eguavoen, appoints Amuneke chief coach
Mane vs Salah: Rematch looms with World Cup place at stake
DNA: Actress Ronke Odusanya’s ‘baby daddy’ apologises, confirms paternity
I was called names because of head size –Omawumi
Why my marriage failed – Mo Abudu
Defamation: Hausa actress Sadiya Haruna bags six-month jail sentence


Time For Generational Shift In Politics!
7-Day Ultimatum By CSOs Expires, Buhari Yet To Sign Electoral Bill
Fuel Scarcity Looms As NNPC Goes After Debtor Marketers
ASUU Mobilises For Strike Over Disagreement With Federal Govt
Nigerians Will Be Disappointed If PDP Fails In 2023 – Makarfi
COVID-19: Federal Govt Takes Delivery Of 2m Doses Of J&J Vaccine
Zamfara Assembly Serves Impeachment Notice On Deputy Governor
APC Youths Demand Presidential Slot In 2023
Kano APC Crisis: Shekarau Insists On Equal Power Sharing
Hushpuppi: Abba Kyari Will Be Extradited If Need Be – Malami
2023: Take Charge Of Governance, REF Boss Urges Nigerian Youths
FCCPC, FRSC Partner To Curb Road Crashes By Articulated Vehicles
APC Youths Demand Presidential Slot In 2023
Withdraw Gumus As INEC Commissioner, PDP Tells Buhari
Ekiti Guber: A Tale Of Two Primaries
NFF Makes U-Turn, Appoints Amuneke New Super Eagles Coach
Still On Hanifa’s Murder

Daily Independent

AI-Powered Voice Leader Launches Messaging App In Nigeria
Why LCCI Pledges Support To Drive Investments For Lagos Free
‘Nigeria Needs Right Infrastructure To Deepen Gas Utilization’
Slovenia Wins Olympic Debut Of Ski Jumping Mixed Team
2023: UK, Ireland Abandon Bid To Host World Cup
U.K Approves Chinese-Designed Nuclear Reactor Amid Controversy
AFCON: Salah To Return To Liverpool Training On Tuesday
Nike Drops Man Utd’s Mason Greenwood After Rape Allegation
How Rail Transportation Is Boosting Nigeria’s Economy – An Analysis
BREAKING: 45 Million Bank Accounts Not Linked To BVN – Reps
Nigerians Blast Zubby Michael For Lavishing Over 8.5m In Lagos Restaurant
2023: Stop Wasting Time Dragging Tinubu Down, Joe Igbokwe Warns Sowore
How I Predicted Abacha’s Death In 1998 – Ibiyeomie
NGOs Frown At Delay In Passage Of UBE Act Bill By Green Chamber…
Troops Rescue Seven Kidnapped Persons In Kaduna
Sunday Igboho: Afenifere Condemns Extenson Of Incarceration
APC State Legislators Endorse Yahaya Bello For 2023…
Ohaneze Lagos: Constitution Supreme, Provides For Rotation,…
Football Fans Receive Premium Treatment At AFCON Final
Nike Drops Man Utd’s Mason Greenwood After Rape
JUST IN: NFF Dumps Paseiro For Eguavoen As S’Eagles Interim…
Manchester United ‘Agree £12m Deal To Sell Andreas…
‘Nigeria Needs Right Infrastructure To Deepen Gas…
ESIRS Holds Summit On Summit In Enugu
17 Oil Wells: S’Court Fixes May 16 For Judgement
EFCC Files N2.9bn Fraud Charges Against Okorocha |…
Age Shouldn’t Be A Criterion For Rejecting Politicians During Elections – Emeh
How I’II Tackle Insecurity Challenges If Elected Benue Governor – Orbunde
Tor Vande-Acka
Sunday Igboho: Afenifere Condemns Extenson Of Incarceration
APC State Legislators Endorse Yahaya Bello For 2023 Presidency, Mobilise Support
Ronaldo Breaks World Record, Becomes First Person To Have 400m Instagram Followers

The Sun

ASUU to Buhari: We need implementation of agreements, not promises
2023 presidency: Osinbajo gets Pastor Adeboye’s nod
Ex- Kano Emir, Sanusi, predicts doom
JAMB introduces self-service registration outlets in Abuja, Lagos
S’Court decides Rivers/Imo oil wells, Rivers/FIRS VAT disputes May 6
2023 presidency: APC state legislators endorse Yahaya Bello
PDP rejects Gumus’confirmation as INEC commissioner
Nigeria is bleeding – Wike
Anioma congress: Nwaoboshi backs Asaba monarch’s position
AREWA24 announces launch of new drama, film division
COVID-19: FG takes delivery of 2m doses of J&J vaccine
IPOB: No going back on cow meat ban in South East from April 1
2023: Only politics devoid of ethnicity, religion’ll promote national development – Osinbajo
Micro-zoning of Enugu guber best option -Nwobodo
Stakeholders want Musa as APC national chairman
Northern group flays Sule Lamido over attack on Jonathan
APC convention: Crisis deepens as Okorocha, Uzodimma lay claim to Imo party leadership
FIBA Women’s World Cup: Igoche Mark promises to offset D’Tigress outstanding bonuses
Nilayo Sports trains 400 volunteers for Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
Shammasu Mohammed late goal earn Nasarawa United away point in Abia
NFF confirms Eguavoen, Amuneke for Super Eagles
Eguavoen assures NPFL players on national team call up
Rangers to accept £10m fee for Aribo
Amuneke: I’m not aware of Super Eagles’ job offer
A witness to Uzodimma’s landmark projects (1)
Catholic bishops bemoan impact of sit-at-home on S’East economy, education
104 ISWAP fighters, families surrender in Borno
Sanwo-Olu swears-in 2 special advisers, signs 3 bills
Southern Kaduna killings: Govt has failed us – Atyap community
Court to hear Kanu’s fundamental rights suit Feb 28
Immigration releases Odili’s seized passport
Subsidy: Embracing predation as economic solution
Transparency, trust recipe for good marriage –Origho, retired director, principal
Why education is usually neglected
Taming the leprosy scourge
… Aggrieved youths withdraw suit seeking Buni’s sack
No peace yet in Kano, says Shekarau-led faction


Adulteration responsible for fuel scarcity – Investigation
‘Nation’s mood’ll decide our presidential candidate’
Worsening insecurity threatens Nigeria’s economic recovery — IMF
Catholic bishops kick against sit-at-home order, frequent borrowings
2023 PRESIDENCY: How far can Amaechi go?
Custodian Investment Plc. Releases Unaudited Results for the year ended 31st December 2021
Zubby Michael’s N8m birthday bash bill sparks mixed-reactions on social media
We’re finished — Nigerians react as fuel scarcity bites harder
Crisis: APC issues template for harmonisation of party structure in Kano
Adebanjo, Clark, Amechi, Yakasai at their sunset (5)
FG must prevent another ASUU strike
Ishaku reshuffles cabinet, sacks two Commissioners
Convention: APC stakeholders back Sen Musa for National Chairman
Afenifere, YCE kick as Beninese govt extends Igboho’s detention
CSO calls on FG to sanction erring marketers over alleged hoarding of PMS
2023: I’m not after Sanwo-Olu’s job — Muri-Okunola, HoS
Terrorists kill 44 villagers in Niger
Suspected ritualist machetes octogenarian to death in Delta
Anger, frustration trail Lagos roadworthiness test policy
Strike: Our NEC’ll decide — Osodeke, ASUU president
2022 UTME/DE: We’ll introduce self-service registration platform in Lagos, Abuja — JAMB
Why I built Almajiri schools in North — Jonathan
Worsening insecurity threatens Nigeria’s economic recovery — IMF
Adulteration responsible for fuel scarcity – Investigation
APC state legislators endorse Yahaya Bello for 2023 presidency
Hushpuppi: FG may extradite Abba Kyari to US for trial — Malami
2023: Nigeria is bleeding, PDP needs to take over power from APC — Wike
Catholic bishops kick against sit-at-home order, frequent borrowings
2023: Nigeria living on extra time — Sanusi
Convention: Reprieve for Buni as factional APC CECPC collapses
‘Nation’s mood’ll decide our presidential candidate’
Why husbands often die first
Tinubu visits Ben Bruce family as Senator Akanbi reels out condolence message over loss of mom
National Eye Health Policy: Dr Edu calls for universal coverage
Security, right policies will shape real estate growth in 2022 – EXPERTS
CSO calls on FG to sanction erring marketers over alleged hoarding of PMS
Halting the havoc of crystal meth, other narcotics
Food Security: NITDA collaborates with Vanguard and The Economic Forum Series on AGRIBUSINESS Summit
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: I’m a better presenter now – Frank Edoho
FPSO explosion rocks Escravos, 13 people missing
2023: Nigeria is bleeding, PDP needs to take over power from APC — Wike
2023: Nigeria living on extra time — Sanusi
Terrorists kill 44 villagers in Niger
Suspected ritualist machetes octogenarian to death in Delta
Hushpuppi: FG may extradite Abba Kyari to US for trial — Malami
BREAKING: Bandits abduct 28 women, kill blind man, 43 villagers in Niger
Zubby Michael’s N8m birthday bash bill sparks mixed-reactions on social media
Why we endorsed Adesua Etomi as face of ‘Siri’ – Aspira
81 full years of living, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett celebrates
Zee One celebrates “St Valentine’s Day” with romantic series on StarTimes
Amuneke takes over Super Eagles from Eguavoen
FIBA WCQ: Mark charges D’Tigress to make Nigeria proud
Sadio Mane: AFCON title more important to me than Champions League, other trophies
Africa’s debt higher than combined revenue of $501bn, says Adesina
IMF insists on fuel subsidy removal
e-Invoice: As CBN implements, stakeholders commend, urge additional measures
Students lost 200 school days to COVID-19 — World Bank
DANGOTE REFINERY: Unveiling Africa’s top industrial giant
Firms partner on affordable pharmaceuticals, diagnostics
PSN moves to boost local capacity for drug, vaccine manufacturing
40 die in Nigeria as Lassa fever hits 14 states — NCDC
Female Genital Mutilation: Nigeria ranks 3rd highest globally — UNICEF
5G: MTN pays license fee before deadline
Redmi Note 11 Series to debut in Nigeria next week
2023 PRESIDENCY: How far can Amaechi go?
Adebanjo, Clark, Amechi, Yakasai at their sunset (5)
How integrity catapults Otunba Oladiti into success, a lesson for Nigerian youths
Electoral Bill: Intrigues that threw up option of consensus
From Street to Stardom: Untold story of Salesian’s Bosco Boys

The Guardian

Supreme Court fixes May 6 for judgment in Rivers, Imo legal battle over 17 oil wells
Reps probes alleged N1.2tr missing FG funds
FG will bring Igboho back to Nigeria after prosecution in Benin, says Malami
Court adjourns Ibeto, EFCC N4.8b case till March 8
EFCC arraigns firm as first witness give evidence in alleged P&ID scam
Court fixes Kanu’s suit against DSS, AGF for Feb 28
Fuel scarcity, panic buying in Lagos as NARTO threatens strike
Airlines seek review of N200, 000 COVID-19 test protocol per traveller
Nigeria to spend 92% of 2022 revenue on debt servicing, IMF projects
Buhari returns to Abuja after AU summit in Addis Ababa
We ‘ll settle scores at World Cup qualifier, Pharaohs tell Teranga Lions
Only politics devoid of ethnicity, religion can promote development, says Osinbajo
Akwa Ibom professionals, youths clash over Udom’s successor
Sanwo-Olu appoints two new special advisers
FG receives 2m doses of J&J vaccine from EU as NCDC confirms 36 new infections
Gombe enlists 500 youths in security, traffic corps
Tears at Coroner court as Sylvester Oromoni junior’s video is played
ASUU laments high cost of basic goods, poor salary
Telcos working with NIMC to resolve NIN verification challenge
YIAGA urges election of responsible leaders in FCT council poll
NFF dumps Poseiro, retains Eguavoen as Super Eagles’ interim manager
Lagos International Polo Tournament returns with 30 teams
From Mali 2002 villain to Cameroun 2021 hero, Aliou Cisse is Senegal’s man of the moment
U.S. Consulate is using Drone Soccer Competition to promote STEM education, says Ibelli
Senegalese pack streets to welcome victorious Cup of Nations team
Eguavoen now Eagles technical adviser, as Amuneke becomes assistant coach
Nigeria football: 200m employers plus 200m coaches
NBA sets up TCCP for its yearly confab
Again, who is afraid of state police?
FCCPC advocates consensus to actualise SDGs
NMDPRA raises safety concerns, seeks upgrade of oil facilities
Ondo commits to accountability, open government initiative
Fuel subsidy: Good politics
The youth must leverage career opportunities
Tom Holland Reveals His One Regret As Spider-Man

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