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News Headlines Feb 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Adulterated Fuel: Buhari Angry, Orders Query of NMDPRA Head
•371m litres in six cargoes, not 100m litres of petrol affected *Regulatory agency admits high sulphur content in contaminated product •Bad fuel withdrawn from circulation,
Osinbajo: S’Court Seems to Be Exceeding Constitutional Limit in Election Matters
•Says legal interpretations must bow to people’s wish •Cites Zamfara’s case in 2019 polls •Visits Hanifa’s family in Kano, prays for the repose of her soul
Nigeria Drags UK’s Crime Agency to Court over £150m Abacha Loot
2023: Tambuwal in Kebbi, Tells PDP to Prepare for New Members
Nigeria Drags UK’s Crime Agency to Court over £150m Abacha Loot
N189bn Education Tax: TETFund Questions FIRS’ Low Remittance
House Bill Seeks 15 Years Imprisonment, N25m Fine for Bank Staff…
Again, ASUU Warns of Imminent Strike
Samsung, LADOL Reaffirm Truce, Partnership, Shareholders’ Agreement
FPSO Explosion: Environmentalists Call for Urgent Clean-up of Affected Communities
Judiciary Replies Malami, Says We Can’t Be Blamed for Delays in High-profile Cases
FG to Set up Another White Paper Committee to Review Oronsaye…
Senate Okays Establishment of Seven Additional Law Schools
Senate Confirms Omotayo as DG, NIPSS
Former JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde, Opts for Plea Bargain in N900m Fraud…
2023: Ayu Leads PDP Top Notch to Visit IBB in Minna,…
FG Recruited 40,000 Police Officers in Four Years, Says Buhari
House Calls for Regulation, Arrest of Unlawful Online Drugs’ Advertisers
Atiku: FCT Council Polls will Signpost What 2023 will Look Like
Bill to Raise Academic Qualification for President, Governors, Other Elective Offices…
High Court Affirms Matawalle as Zamfara Gov, APC Hails Ruling
Terrorists Ransack Katsina Village, Kill 11, Abduct Village Head, Others
Lawan Meets NUC, NBTE, Others over Moves to Hike Fees
Obaseki, Shaibu Unveil New Jersey for Bendel Insurance, Edo Queens,
Gunmen Release Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic Priest
Criticisms Trailing Emmanuel’s Chosen Successor Worry A’Ibom Govt
APC, PDP, Others Sign Peace Accord for FCT Area Council Election
Former Plateau APC Chairman, 12,000 Others Defect to PDP
Gunmen Kill Traffic Warden in Anambra
2023: Group Urges Akpabio to Join Presidential Race
Communities Lament Poor State of Infrastructure in Edo
21 Rights Groups to Monitor Implementation of Police Act, Trust Fund
PDP Primary: Olujimi’s Loyalists to Decide on Defection Sunday
Lagos Gets Clearance Certificates from NUC for Two New Universities
Gbajabiamila Seeks End to Youth Unemployment
2022 UTME: JAMB Shifts Registration Commencement Date to Feb 19
2023: Anyim ‘ll Make Nigeria Giant of the World, Says Group
Hijab: Govt Urged to Rename Funded Schools to End Crisis
Flour Mills, End Fund Partner to Tackle Neglected Tropical…
2023: Any Party with Northern Candidate will Lose, Akeredolu…
Gunmen Abduct Edo IPMAN Chairman, Kill Driver
Galaxy Backbone Apologises to Customers over Service Outage
Delta to Recruit 1,500 Teachers, Construct 14km Asaba Airport Perimeter Road
Enugu Gov Commended for Supporting Military, Other Security Agencies
Osun 2022: We are Open to Genuine Reconciliation, Says Oyetola
For Amaechi, the Wait is Over
24 Pupils Receive Nigerian Tulip International Colleges Scholarship
AXA Mansard Opens New Office in Ibadan
NSIA Insurance Holds Project Act Together Initiative
IBTC Pension Leads Top Five PFAs in Control of Pension Market
CRC Credit Bureau Announces New Group Structure
Kwara Revenue Agency Generates over N26.5bn in 2021
Stock Market Down N79bn on Profit-taking in BUA Food, Others
It’s Time for the Nigeria Agenda
How Ganduje Became an Outsider in Kano APC
Remote Payments Have Evolved and Cash is no Longer King
Commandant Commends Army’s Crime Fighting Efforts in 81 Division AOR
Ensuring Security of the Nigerian Child
A Promise Kept for Doma Community
Raising Young African Entrepreneurs
How Sadio Mane Rescued Boy with Life-threatening Injuries at AFCON
Wanted: A Professionally Managed NFF
Peseiro: I Did Not Conclude Talks with NFF on Finance, Some Clauses in Nigeria’s Contract
Yusuf Ali, Ilaboya, Akpata, Others Appointed into Edo Sports Commission Board
NIGERIA NATIONAL LEAGUE Sporting Lagos FC to Debut against Go Round FC on Saturday
Bendel Insurance Unveil N50m Sponsorship Deal with Sterling Bank
UNILAG Director Advocates ICT Platform for Distance Learning
HDI: Teachers’ Emotional Intelligence, Key to Developing Education Sector
InterswitchSPAK: Brainfield College Student, Others Win N12.5M Scholarship
ALAT Commences Tech Competition, Hackaholics 3.0
Igbobi College Old Boys Association Celebrates 90th Anniversary
Nigeria in Pursuit of Global Goals

The Nation

Don’t remove Labour from Exclusive List, NLC warns
JAMB shifts UTME registration kickoff by one week
Reps give minister seven days to respond to audit queries
Alleged N2.9b fraud: Court orders EFCC to stop all actions against Okorocha
Fuel scarcity conspiracy to remove subsidy- Wabba…
JUST IN: Bandits kill 13, abduct Katsina village head
JAMB reschedules UTME/DE registration for Feb 19
Culpable levity
One ASUU strike too many but…
Of anomie and the lost generation
Soludo’s politics of ‘creative disruption’
NIA: over N11b #EndSARS claims paid so far
Aviation workers suspend strike ultimatum
Reps give minister seven days to respond to audit queries
Taraba Senator Lau is Deputy Minority Leader
Alleged N2.9b fraud: Court orders EFCC to stop all actions against…
Rebuilding the North East
Editorial : Culpable levity
Editorial:: One ASUU strike too many but…
Pay your wards surprise visits in school, Kanayo O Kanayo advises…
Netflix film ‘The Power of the Dog’ leads Oscar 2022…
Actress Sadiya Haruna jailed for defaming colleague
Afghanistan receives $32m in humanitarian cash aid
Ronke Odusanya’s baby Daddy apologises for DNA request
Google improves 2-Step Verification to ensure internet users’ safety
Agency Reporter Feb 8, 2022
Reps begin probe of N1.2tr unclaimed funds in banks
Lagos to host 2022 African Fencing Championship
Coach lauds Aribo’s Rangers after Heart’s thrashing
Bandits abduct Rev Father, kill cook in Kaduna
Sylvester Oromoni: Coroner inquest continues
104 terrorists, families surrender to troops in Borno
Seven remanded for cultism in Kwara
PDP ready to receive new members ahead 2023- Tambuwal
No more impersonators in Rivers APC leadership,…
‘I’ve no plans to contest for Lagos…
Exemplary governors; School governing boards

The Punch

Alleged assault: Court delivers judgment April 26 on CCT chairman’s probe
Human parts uncovered in Oyo building, police arrest suspects
Abuja house owner arrested over Yahoo boys’ estate invasion
Audit queries: Reps panel summons Fashola, Pantami, Aregbesola, other
Telecoms union gives MTN 14-day ultimatum to address workers’ welfare
Adulterated petrol: FG may return fuel to suppliers, 100 million litres affected, say marketers
Olujimi faults Fayose on peace move, may dump PDP
APC govs await Buhari, Al-Makura, Musa lead in chairmanship race
Human parts uncovered in Oyo building, police arrest suspects
Fleeing gunmen kill youth, rob POS operators in Borno
Gunmen overpower security details, abduct Edo IPMAN chair, kill drivers
Cult killings: Delta police arrest 11 suspects, recover ammunition
Audit queries: Reps panel summons Fashola, Pantami, Aregbesola, others
Telecoms union gives MTN 14-day ultimatum to address workers’ welfare
Protesting contractors ground NDDC, demand five-year contracts’payment
Arla, Tolaram to build dairy in Kaduna
Field northern presidential candidate, lose election – Akeredolu
FCT poll: INEC bans mobile phones, threatens to prosecute vote buyers
Stop attacking Emmanuel, gov revealed God’s mind –Commissioner
Del Potro loses comeback at Argentina Open
Inter Milan dump Mourinho’s Roma out of Italian Cup, win 2-0
Burnley vs Man United: Pogba scores as United draw Burnley, drop to fifth
Senegal awards $87,000 cash, land to AFCON-winning squad
Frauds in banks and banks in fraud
Sheriffdeen Tella
Sorrowful letter to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (2)
Tunde Odesola
Adele wins Artist of the Year, two others at British music awards
Pay surprise visits to your children’s schools, Kanayo O. Kanayo urges parents
Era of Nollywood glorifying drug barons, criminals is over, says AGN
Cardi B ‘locks’ daughter’s Instagram page over negative comments


Experts Count Losses To Hitches In NIMC’s NIN Verification Service
Why Electoral Bill Has Not Been Signed – Osinbajo
APC Convention: South South Stakeholders Demand National Secretary’s Position
CJN Disagrees With Malami On Delays In High Profile Cases
Nigerians Urged To Do Away With Brigade Politicians In 2023
Arewa Youths Congratulate Amaechi Over Daura Turbaning
CCT Boss Knows Fate April 26 On Senate Probe Of Assault
Gov Ishaku Approves N50m For Student Bursary
Alleged N5bn Fraud: Ex-JAMB Registrar Opts For Plea Bargain
2023: CSOs Recommend Yahaya Bello’s Governance Model
Jigawa PDP Stakeholders Endorse Lamido’s Son For Guber Race
US Lawmakers Mark 900,000 Deaths
INEC Confirms APC Notification Of Convention
Nigeria’s Problems Have Defied Cosmetic Solutions – IBB
Communal Clash: Niger Court Sentences 11 To Death By Hanging
Oronsaye Report: Committee Suspends Creation Of Agencies
CBN’s Naira Support Dips Foreign Reserves Despite Rising Oil Price
2023: PDP’ll Reclaim Zamfara, Nigeria – Tambuwal
Defection: APC Hails Court’s Ruling Affirming Matawalle As Zamfara Gov
JUST-IN: Ex-Plateau APC Chairman, Majority Leader, Others Defect To PDP
PDP Writes Senate, Nominates Lau As New Deputy Minority Leader
2023: Buhari Has Set A Clear Roadmap To Nigeria’s Greatness – Ayom
Ex-Ebonyi SSG, Odoh, Set To Declare For Gov’ship Race
2023: Prepare For Tough Era, Sanusi Tells Presidential, Governorship Aspirants
Access Bank’s W Initiative Partners AAWEF On ZORA Festival 2022
We’re Working To Restore Service Outage – Galaxy Backbone
Beijing Winter Olympics: NOC Rues Awful Outing Of Nigeria’s Sole Participant
AFCON 2021: Salah Tastes Defeat Like Ordinary Person – Egypt Coach
Ex-Kwara Utd Gaffer, Abdulrahman, Unveiled As SOG FC Head Coach

The Sun

Edo: Gunmen abduct IPMAN chairman, kill driver
Southern govs won’t support any northern presidential candidate – Akeredolu
Reps okay bill to make first degree minimum qualification for president, others
Lagos Catholic priest suspended indefinitely for banning Igbo songs
N5bn fraud: Ex-JAMB registrar, Ojerinde, seeks plea bargain
Supreme Court hits back at AGF over delays in high profile cases
Unpaid jobs: Contractors shut down NDDC office in Rivers
Kanu’s arrest: Family queries FG over rendition
Commandant applauds army for ‘exercise still waters’
ASUU vows to resist FG’s attemp to turn intellectuals to slaves
Lawan meets agencies over alleged school fees hike
Oronsaye report: Halt creation of new PACs, review committees tell FG
2023: South East leaders begin nationwide consultation
… We won’t support northern candidate – IBBN
FCT election: INEC vows to prosecute vote buyers, sellers
2023: PDP will reclaim Nigeria’s leadership, retain Benue –Ortom
…Those pitting Osinbajo against Tinubu want to divide South West – Supporters
Experts list ways FG can achieve 95% digital literacy by 2030
Transtura acquires WazoMoney
International Passports: Issues with backlog will be over soon – NIS
Google to expand 2-step verification auto enrollments
NEPC harps on AGOA as stimulant to Nigeria’s economic growth
People think I blaspheme against God –Retiola Stephen, comedian
Needless hijab controversy in Kwara
Managing complex litigation: A personal experience (1)
Men in the midst of demonic forces (2)
English: Language of love
Life in a society of ritual killers
Okorocha’s dangerous gambit
Expensive cooking
Good riddance to bad Osu omen
Ex-Newswatch editor emerges PG of Ebonyi community
Again, JAMB shifts UTME/DE registration dates
ASUU stages protest in Lagos, pleads with FG to avert impending strike
ASUU vows to resist FG’s attempt to turn intellectuals to slaves
Lawan meets agencies over alleged school fees hike
Education sector and FG’s promises
Sustained CBN policy in agric sector
Buhari’s pledge on economy, others
2023: Buhari’s successor must commit to national re-unification —Sam Amadi, Ex-NERC chair
PDP can only win 2023 presidency with Atiku –Sani Adamu

Daily Trust

Tambuwal: I’ll Use Modern Technology To Re-Secure Nigeria
Adopt Gov Yahaya Bello As Solution To Zoning, CSOs Tell Nigerians
Pay Unannounced Visits To Schools, Kanayo O. Kanayo Advises Parents
JUST IN: 7 Killed In Imo Rival Cult War
I Be Nobody’s Ex, Says Ooni’s Estranged Wife
Judgement In Election Cases Must Align With Voters’ Will – Osinbajo
205 Universities Not Enough For Nigeria – NUC
FG Launches Biosecurity Policy, Action Plan 2022-2026
Reps Ask NAFDAC To Regulate Online Drug Sales
Okada Rider Hacked To Death In Kwara
Nigeria’s Data Security ‘Compromised’ As NIMC’s Portal Remains Comatose
Delayed Corruption Cases: Stop Blaming Judiciary, CJN Tackles Malami
NUC To Meet Vice-Chancellors Over Fee Hike
1 Killed, Many Injured As Pirates Attack Fishermen In Bayelsa
FG Owing Us N880bn On Revitalisation Of Universities – ASUU
Nigerian Tweeps React As Singer Oxlade’s Sex Tape Surfaces Online
1.3m Became Blind In Nigeria In 2020 – Sightsavers
Nigeria Sinking In The Hands Of Incompetent Leaders – IBB
MACBAN Opposes Lalong’s Anti-Open Grazing Bill
Bandits Kill 10, Abduct Village Head, Others In Katsina, Niger States
Reps To CBN: Provide Details Of $40m Recovered By EFCC
Workers Beg FG To Lift Ban On Fuel Sale In Ogun Borders
Adulterated Petrol Unsettles Motorists
NIGERIA DAILY: Why Nigerian Media Should Be Heavily Regulated
EFCC Quizzes NIRSAL Officials, Others Over Wheat Project Scandal
APC Governors Celebrate Kayode Fayemi At 57
FCT Teachers’ Strike: Parents Urge Minister To Intervene
Gunmen Kill Traffic Warden In Anambra
… Another Female Warden Slapped On Duty In Lagos
15-Year-Old Girl Raped In Kubwa Home Robbery
1 Dead, Another Rescued In Kano Gas Explosion
3-Year-Old Girl Raped In Ekiti
Yobe To Establish 5 New Girls’ Secondary Schools
Lagos Pastor Accused Of Defiling Worshipper Inside Church’s Store
Man Steals Phones Worth 19m In Lagos
APGA Chairmanship Candidate Promises Inclusive Govt In AMAC
S/East Group Storms Abuja, Seeks South/ North East Presidency
Elderly Man Killed While Crossing Deidei-Zuba Expressway
Fresh Row As Kano APC Peace Move Collapses
Bagudu, Badaru Meet Buhari Over APC Convention
Nigeria’s Data Security ‘Compromised’ As NIMC’s Portal Remains Comatose
Adulterated Petrol Unsettles Motorists
Don’t Remove Labour From Exclusive List, NLC Warns FG
Marketers Blame Scarcity On Substandard PMS In Circulation
Insecurity: Fintiri Restricts Motorcycles In 2 LGAs
Nigeria’s Data Security ‘Compromised’ As NIMC’s Portal Remains Comatose
Implement Nigerian Gas Policy, Reps Urge FG
Customs Records N4.5bn Seizures In One Month, Redeploy 37 Comptrollers
Jaiz Bank Posts N4.21bn Profit In 2021
Julius Berger Diversifies Into Agriculture, To Process Cashew In Lagos
2023 Gov’ship: Jigawa Former Council Chairmen Want Lamido’s Son To Run
Impeachment Notice Grounds Activities At Zamfara Deputy Gov’s Office
2023: Don’t Leave Politics To Old Politicians, Obaseki Tells Youths
Dahiru Sadi Rules Out Power Tussle Between Eguavoen And Amuneke
Marquez Ready To Fight For Seventh MotoGP World Title
Maiden National Para-Sports Competition To Hold In Abuja
Olympic Sprint Champion Jacobs Targets World Titles
Eriksen Seeks Return To ‘Normal Life’ With Brentford
Editorial: Time To Arrest Ritual Killings


ASUU Insists On Strike, Says ‘FG Dribbling Us’
Sylvester Oromoni: First autopsy botched —Pathologist
At presentation of ‘Cowries of Blood’, Alaafin restates call…
FG withdraws adulterated PMS from market
Any party with northern candidate in 2023 will lose ―…
Increase VAT, remove fuel subsidy now, IMF tells Nigeria
Hotelier appeals to Delta govt to prevail on BEDC over electricity supply
Thousands of APC members defect to PDP in Plateau
Islamic scholar admonishes Nigerians to embrace peace, unity
Group appeals FG to lift ban on sale of petroleum products at border communities
Bauchi gov expresses fear over unidentified helicopter hovering over Lame/Burra reserve, calls for urgent security…
Taraba students to receive bursary allowances soon ― Board chairman
Obaseki removes Ambrose Alli University’s acting VC, names replacement
2023: Only candidates with youth development agenda will be supported ― NYCN
FG seeks media partnership to enhance health activities coverage
Delta set to recruit 1,500 teachers
150,000 wheat farmers in 15 Northern states to benefit from yields procurement by FMAN to boost production
Sylvester Oromoni: First autopsy botched —Pathologist
At presentation of ‘Cowries of Blood’, Alaafin restates call for true federalism
FG withdraws adulterated PMS from market
Any party with northern candidate in 2023 will lose ― Akeredolu
The Pursuit Of Justice Is What Helps Build A Good Society, Osinbajo Says To Law Teachers At BUK
Bandits Attack: Police Deploy Tactical Team In Imo
Kidnapped chief found dead as two others regain freedom
Police investigating Alibert Furniture over fire outbreak in Kano…
Court sentences 11 landgrabbers to death by hanging in Niger
The Ogun-Oyo Security Initiative
An Elixir For Tackling Insecurity
On accountability and Nigerian Embassy in Spain
Of PDP and Ekiti 2022 governorship poll
PDP’s Rotational Policy And Swelling Northern Opposition
PDP bracing up for new members ahead of 2023, says Tambuwal
Defunct ACN, CPC, ANPP battle for APC soul
Today’s Leaders Treat Us As If We Don’t Belong —Ohuabunwa
North will pay back Tinubu with support for his aspiration —TSO
Buhari, Insecurity And Northern Nigeria
Between NDLEA and the drug war

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