Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, February 4, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




EXPOSED: The sleazy face of N306/$

PZ Cussons and Nigeria’s exit rumours

New minimum wage means more woes for cash-strapped Nigerian states

Flashback: Examining Nigeria’s best path to prosperity

Regulation allowing direct purchase of electricity from producers flounders 2 years on

Buhari: The deception of a ‘converted’ democrat

Manufacturers set 15% GDP target, want auto policy reviewed

Inside details of alleged contract breach that might cost Nigeria 20.6% of foreign reserves

Hope returns as banks, Airtel partner TraderMoni to promote financial inclusion at IDPs camps



TRACON: FG procures spare parts for airspace equipment

IICC promotes awareness, compulsory insurance laws

CBN gives BDCs approval to automate operations

Nigerians wont allow you to rig elections, PDP tells Buhari

Electionsll be influenced by peoples free will, not money APC

Budget: Delayed passage threatens foreign investment, says NECA

Customs duty: Nigeria loses out as operators shun local ship registry

FG to deepen mortgage industry with new guarantee company

FG decries N3.2tn gap in annual agriculture revenue

Court asked to disqualify Wike for alleged forgery

FG, ASUU inch closer to final agreement

Army redeploys senior officers

Helicopter crash: AIB sends investigators to site, Osinbajo says God, Adeboyes prayers delivered him

Afenifere, NEF, Ohanaeze, PANDEF, others adopt Atiku as consensus candidate

Ambode will no longer be removed Tinubu

Falana writes AGF, asks FG to withdraw case against Onnoghen

Fire burns unclaimed PVCs in Abia INEC office

SERAP sues Fashola for failing to name runaway contractors

FG to review Buharis change agenda

Group condemns refusal to release Buhari ministers assets forms

Govt alone cant continue to fund education Babalakin

Kidnapped Abia APC chair, Taraba govs aide regain freedom

Shoddy arrangement, poor crowd control mar BBN audition in Abuja

NPA empowers Katsina residents with start-up capital, items

Benin airport ready for night-time flights Obaseki

We received 118,784 subscribers complaints in two years NCC

Facebook names third fact-checking partner in Nigeria

CAN laments as 100 contract Lassa fever in Ondo

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers

Osinbajo mobbed in Kogi after copter crash

Three die, others injured as APC, PDP thugs clash in Delta

FG plans to intimidate 200 uncooperative judges, Wike alleges

12 die in Abeokuta/Sagamu Expressway accident

Unclaimed PVCs, voter register allegedly destroyed in Abia INEC office fire


FG Revokes 4,176 Mining Titles in Eight Years

FG Urged to Promote Local Content in ICT Sector

Fashola: Meter Asset Providers to Enhance Job Creation

Nigerian Equities Shed 2.5% as Investors Book in Profits

BPE Wants ALSCON Categorised as Strategic Industry for Gas Purchase

INEC Central Collation Centre Designed for Rigging, Secondus Insist

Ganduje as the Epitome of the Many Contradictions of Buhari

Northern, N’Delta Elders, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Others Endorse Atiku

Report: Relaxing CRR May Unlock N1.7tn Bank Deposits

APC Targets North-west, South-west for Bulk Votes

INEC: Foreigners Not Prohibited from Political Campaigns

Falana Asks FG to Withdraw Case against Onnoghen

20 SANs Push For Judicial, Legal Reforms

Helicopter Crash: Shock, Relief as Osinbajo, Others Survive

FGs Unrewarding Fight against Corruption



Presidential election : International community not against Buhari ‘ Onyeama

Nigeria missing targets on social investment, inclusive growth ‘ Experts

Fare regulation killing BRT operation in Lagos State ‘Tinubu, Primero MD

Nigeria risks asset, account seizures over $9bn UK judgment

NCC resolves 92,757 consumer complaints in 2 years

FG supports rice farmers with dry season inputs

$3.2bn ALSCON set to recommence operations says BPE

2019 elections: Results’ll be collated, transmitted manually ‘ INEC

Assets declaration: Dark clouds over Onnoghen’s appearance at CCT today

2019 elections: We can’tafford to fail Nigerians ‘ CP Anti-bombdepartment

12 perish in Ogun auto crash

SERAP to court: Compel Fashola to name contractors who disappeared with project money

Coalition of PANDEF, NEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others adopt Atiku

AIB launches investigation into crash of Osinbajo’s chopper

Alleged defection: PDP group blasts Uzodinma for deceiving Buhari

PDP, others slam N100m suit on IGP, APC over harassment

Man, 23, allegedly steals brother’s wife’s pant in Delta

FG supports rice farmers with dry-season inputs

Shake-up in army; new GOC, Military Secretary, others appointed

Oyo guber: APC, PDP in war of words over attacks on campaign teams

Man drags Wike to court seeking his disqualification over alleged certificate forgery


Delta monarchs urge residents to vote Atiku

Buhari govt has marked 200 judges for intimidation, false allegations, Wike alleges

Don’t trust PDP with power again, Adeola tells Nigerians

I won’t join issues with SERAP ‘ Fashola’s aide

Onnoghen: Falana writes AGF, proffers way to end crisis

Deltans’ll benefit more with Ogboru as governor, says Uduaghan

Group demands apology from military over harassment of Ijaw monarch

Ogoni monarchs to UNEP: Ensure we benefit from clean-up

FG’s intervention in tertiary institutions gulps N727.3bn in 4 years’Minister

Rivers: Cole expresses confidence on making it to ballot

Oil spill: Bayelsa community writes SPDC MD, alleges oppressive tactics by multinational

PDP alleges plot by APC to ‘import’ Chadians, Malians for election

No plans to establish Islamic varsity in Imo ‘House

North, S-West, N-Delta, M-Belt elders adopt Atiku

Buhari, Atiku fight over 7m Igbo votes in north

Gov Emmanuel promises more devt projects in Eastern Obolo if re-elected

NEF, Afanifere, PANDEF, Ohanaeze’s Endorsement: Gang up against Buhari won’t work -Presidency

Atiku will beat Buhari 60-40 in Katsina ‘ Buba Galadima

You cannot rig this election, Nigeria is bigger than you, PDP tells Buhari, APC

Impeachment move against Ambode, dangerous mistake for Lagos APC ‘ Don

Impeachment: Lagos lawmakers, executive end rift as Tinubu, GAC intervene

Rivers Poll: Court okays suit seeking to disqualify Wike over birth certificate

2019: Atiku, others aren’t credible as Buhari-Gen. Bajowa

47 million bank accounts go dormant

Credit to FG rises by 34% to N4.9tr in 2018

FG develops 5 new standards for indigenous food products

Outbreak of Lassa fever in Ondo: CAN calls for sensitisation as 100 cases confirmed

CCT Trial: Anxiety mounts over threat to issue bench warrant against Onnoghen

Buhari felicitates with Osinbajo for surviving helicopter crash

Calabar carnival showcases African story with dances, drama

Buhari, Atiku fight over 7m Igbo votes in north

CSOs flay Keyamo over Deji Adeyanju’s continued detention

INEC urges Nigerians to pick up PVCs, says votes will count

2019: My pan- Nigerian endorsement, a challenge- Atiku

Two dead, several injured at APC rally in Oyo State



Osinbajo To Flag Off Lagos-Abeokuta Rail This Week

S’Court Sentences Ex-Soldier To Death For Killing Wife’s Lover

Elections: We Are Ready To Provide Adequate Security ‘ Army

I’ll Restore LG Autonomy,End Hunger ‘ Atiku

NBTI Laments Indiscriminate Drilling Of Boreholes On Sewage Lines

Electricity Billing Crisis: 108 Meter Providers, Installers Indicate Interest ‘ Fashola

Nigeria’s Economic Activities Slow On Elections Jitters

Facebook Partners Nigerian Firm To Curb Fake News

Nigeria Loses N3.2tr Annually To Poor Agricultural Investments

Benin Airport To Commence Full Night-time Flight Operations Soon

Fake News And Hate Speeches As Acts Of Violent Extremism

Father Of 2 In Police Net For Sodomising Boy, 16

Abducted Taraba Governor’s CPS Regains Freedom

Crash: No Amount Of Thanksgiving To God Is Enough For Saving Our Lives ‘ Osinbajo

Cattle Rustling: Army Uncovers Plot By Insurgents To Win Public Sympathy



Two dead, several injured at APC rally in Oyo State

Opposition in Oyo resorting to violence for fear of electoral defeat ‘ APC

Court frees former FUTA Vice Chancellor, Bursar of fraud

Ogboru, Uduaghan storm Ijaw enclaves, vow APC’ll take over Delta

FG boosts Nigerian airspace ’65 million project with new spares

BREAKING: AIB commences investigations into Osinbajo’s helicopter crash incident

Court asked to disqualify Wike from contesting over alleged certificate forgery

US, UK visa sanction threat resonating with PDP

#PopeFrancis begins historic trip to Arab countries, lands in UAE

Archaeologists uncovers tomb containing 50 mummies in Egypt

Seven dead as train derails in eastern India

PENGASSAN, NUPENG urge FG to pass Petroleum Industry Bill

Elections: Disquiet in INEC over recruitment ad hoc staff

Why we centralised recruitment of collation officers ‘INEC

35,000 Nigerian refugees safe in Cameroon ‘UN

Elections: UN urges Nigerians to reject undemocratic voices

Onnoghen: Political solution collapses’ Suspended CJN insists on full trial


Osinbajo: we cant thank God enough for our lives

AIB launches probe, deploys team to crash scene

INEC to collate elections results manually

Lagos APC elders settle Ambode, House of Assembly rift

Army redeploys senior officers, commanders

Senator Waku dies in Chicago

Membership of ADD: Rebuttal, by #Soyinka

Ajaokuta Steel Complex begins operation soon, says Osinbajo

Wike alleges plot to implicate 200 federal judges

PDP kicks against INECs central collation centre

Nigeria stands still for #BBNaija auditions

PDP to Buhari: You cant rig this election

AIB probes Osinbajos helicopter crash

SERAP asks court to compel Fashola to name contractors who fail to execute power projects

Buhari will emerge as president again Ajimobis wife

FG spends N727bn on tertiary education in four years

Accident kills 12 in Ogun

Breaking: Tinubu resolves Lagos impeachment crisis

Two Malians die in Lagos collapsed building



Navy arrests another set of rice smugglers in A Ibom

SGF empowers 10,000 women, youths in Adamawa

Chief invokes traditional power to curb kidnapping, other heinous crimes in Cross River

Delta 2019: Why I teamed up with Ogboru Uduaghan

Saraki approves N25m for Agbaji victims of political violence

Governorship candidate urges Lagosians to vote against more bondage, selfish, inept leadership

North district shall produce Kwara Governor in 2023, Saraki assures

Maku signs peace pact, tasks INEC on neutrality

Adamawa ADC governorship candidate promises free, compulsory education

Atiku in Kebbi, pledges autonomy for LGs

Boko Haram plotting to win public sympathy Nigerian Army

Feb 16 poll: Afenifere, Ohaneze Ndigbo, PANDEF, NEF endorse Atiku

Electricity: SERAP seeks court order compelling Fashola to name contract defaulters

Impeachment threat: Lagos APC leaders broker peace between Ambode, lawmakers

FG spends over N727bn on tertiary institutions in four years



Afenifere, Ohanaeze, NEF, others endorse Atiku

We’ll fight for every vote ‘ Buhari’s deputy campaign DG

Why Buhari must accept defeat, hand over to opposition ‘ PDP

I’m moved to tears over endorsement by PANFDEF, NEF, others ‘ Atiku

FG will demolish illegal higher institutions

Agreement reached with poly lecturers expected to end ASUP strike, says FG

FG distributes N727bn to higher institutions for infrastructure in 4 years

FG resolves all issues with ASUU, ASUP, releases N16.8bn, says Education Minister

One killed, scores injured as APC, PDP supporters clash in Oyo

12 die in Abeokuta ‘ Sagamu road crash

CPC begins enforcement of Tobacco Act

How fasting can improve overall health

Body size may influence women’s lifespan more than it does men’s ‘ Study

Nasarawa is one of the easiest states to do business ‘ #AlikoDangote

NCC resolves 92,757 consumers’ complaints in 2 years ‘ Official

Tinubu, others wade into Ambode-lawmakers’ face-off, stall impeachment

Power generation peaks at 4,987MW as capacity constraints persist

Anti-democratic elements plot to buy off PVCs from women, others in Sokoto

Buhari campaigning for PDP in Kano with Ganduje’s endorsement ‘ Kwankwaso

Hoodlums set INEC office on fire in Abia, PVCs burnt

Kano central contest: Shekarau, Kwankwaso in 4th political battle

Obi, Jennifer curry favours for Atiku in Anambra

Insecurity may influence presidential election outcome in Zamfara


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