Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




NNPC privatisation, stable power top presidential candidates’ agenda for energy sector

More businesses cry out after BusinessDay article exposes FX scheme

Africa to see over $10bn infrastructure IPO from telecom, media, technology in 2019

Investors shrug off risks to Caverton earnings despite air mishap

MTN expects 20% surge in earnings after settling dispute with CBN

Nigeria loses N576m as ban on catfish export shrinks market

Why U.S granted Atiku waiver to visit Washington ‘ Reuters



Appeal Court orders police to reopen Peace Corps office

Buhari inaugurates 27-yr-old, others as ICPC board members

Humanitarian crisis in North-East worsening Red Cross

Ogun monarchs threaten Customs with lawsuit over killings

Imo police ban siren, tinted glass

World Bank, Ekiti release N213m for abandoned projects

Power generation increased by 100% in three years Fashola

Opposition parties electoral promises are lies, says Osinbajo

Libel: Court claims jurisdiction in Odilis suit against Odinkalu

FG disagrees with IMF on economic growth forecast

Moghalu to set up N1tn fund for creative industry, start-ups

CUPP says Atikus latest endorsement, fatal blow to Buhari

CBN denies forex allegation report

Election: Catholic priest warns against disunity

Atiku pledges to end ASUU strike if elected president

Boat accident: NIWA warns against night travel

Production, inventories recorded slow growth in January Report

Elections: Buratai orders clampdown on IPOB, South-East groups

ECOWAS seeks World Bank funding for $2bn Abidjan-Lagos expressway

PDP behind Abia INEC office fire, says APGA

NIMASA seeks stakeholders collaboration on security of vessels

NBET owes Egbin power plant N100bn

Will Emefiele get second chance at CBN

CCT chair, Onnoghens counsel clash, Senate withdraws Supreme Court suit

Atiku only got temporary waiver to enter US, says Report

Ex-UI staff alleges herdsmen set N50m farm on fire

N2.2bn fraud: Its painful testifying against Fayose, says Obanikoro

Accept your inability to present candidates as act of Allah, Zamfara PDP urges APC

Appeal Court ruling: Rivers APC asks INEC to reinstate candidates

Opposition parties fault FG over rigging allegation

AIB seeks public assistance to investigate Osinbajos helicopter crash

President Maduro begs #PopeFrancis to mediate Venezuelas political crisis

Atiku pursuing IMF agenda, planning to sell NNPC to Western powers Oshiomhole

Gunmen kill retired Prisons DCG, aide in Kogi

Opposition lobbying countries to discredit outcome of presidential election FG

Meet our demands in seven days or we will go on strike, JOHESU threatens FG


As Refineries Repair Suffers Fresh Delay

4,000 of Ariaria Shops Now Enjoy Constant Electricity

LCCI Faults Automotive Policy

Experts Fault FG on Continued Gas Flaring in Niger Delta

Why Its Difficult for NNPC to Raise Private Capital

EEDC Seeks Customers Collaboration for Improved Service Delivery

National Security Catalyst for Business Growth, Investment, Says FG

Atikus U.S. visit was Temporary Reprieve from Graft Ban

Akwa Ibom PDP Sues IG, Others for Harassment, Detention of Members

Aisha Buhari Unveils Door-to-door Campaign for Buharis Re-election in Kano

FG Signs Host State Agreement with Edo on 2020 Sports Festival

At N947bn, Nigeria’s Non-oil Revenue Drops By 17%

Buhari Admits Agencies Still Divert Govt Funds

PDP Condemns Endorsement of Buhari By Ex-Generals

ICRC Expresses Concern over Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in North-east

It’s Painful Testifying against Fayose, Says Obanikoro

Let Witches, Wizards Endorse Atiku, He’ll Fail, Says Presidency

Ezekwesili: I Didn’t Dump Presidential Ambition for Ministerial Position

Onnoghen: Senate Withdraws Supreme Court Case, as 56 APC Senators Challenge Suit

Appeal Court Grants Stay of Execution of APC’s Ouster from Polls

Atiku: I’ll Bring Peace Back to Zamfara, Repair Bakolori Dam, Build Airport

Ambassadors Wives Declare Support for Buhari’s Reelection

Police Train Officers on Election, Security Management

Onnoghen: Senate Discontinues Court Case, Lauds NJC’s Intervention

ICRC Decries Insecurity, Worsening Humanitarian Situation in N’east

INEC Assures Corps Members of Safety during Polls



2019: People should not vote parties, but credible candidates -Akinola

INEC recruiting APC stalwarts as electoral officers, PDP alleges

FG approves release of fund to NFF

AFCON U20: Nigeria won’t underrate South Africa ‘Aigbogun

Sala search: Body seen in plane wreckage

Nigeria loses $9bn annually to poor agric investment ‘Minister

CBN debunks media report on forex scam

Reps commend CBN on CSR projects in tertiary institutions

Aggrieved health workers shut down Abuja office

Security is a big challenge in Nigeria today ‘ CSP Oriyomi

Akwa Ibom spends N7bn monthly to service debt ‘ Ex-commissioner

Niger PDP governorship candidate alleges plan to use judiciary to reverse his victory

2019 guber: Rivers APC receives Appeal Court’s nod to participate

Atiku to end banditry, build airport in Zamfara

Atiku’s Ohanaeze, Afenifere’s endorsement won’t affect Buhari ‘ APC

I became president because I want best for Nigeria ‘ Buhari

Aggrieved APGA members threaten to dump party

My husband ‘ll turn Nigeria around for good if elected ‘ Titi Abubakar

Robbers invade APC secretariat, cart away air conditioners

Ezekwesili apologises, explains why she withdrew from Presidential run


71 ex-Generals endorse Buhari’s re-election

Chevron records $3.7bn net income, $14.8bn annual earnings in 2018

2019 polls: Agbekoya denies endorsing Atiku abubakar

Monarch ratifies bylaw, banning sea piracy, kidnapping and cultism in Bayelsa kingdom

Alleged fraud: It’s painful testifying against Fayose ‘ Obanikoro

Burnt PVCs: CSOs call for adequate security at INEC offices

Nigerian cancer patient spends over $60, 000 for treatment abroad

Bayelsa APC protests killing of members

Vote-buying evil, highest level of corruption ‘Activist

It’s easier to work with constituents than keep them in the dark ‘ Omo-Osagie

Hope rises for Rivers APC as A-Court stays judgment

I’ll prioritise reforms in Police ‘ Moghalu

El Rufai importing mercenaries from neighbouring countries to disrupt elections ‘ PDP

Nigeria’s election hopefuls look to friends in the north

2019: INEC dismisses PDP’s rigging allegation

How I was deceived to run for president under ACPN ‘ Oby Ezekwesili

Rivers: APC’s Tonye Cole lauds Appellate Court Ruling

APC’s chances of winning general election are bright- Gov. Masari

2019: No General worth his rank will endorse Buhari ‘ PDP

We’ll improve security, businesses in Zamfara’ ‘ Atiku

Onnoghen: Senate discontinues Supreme Court Case, lauds NJC Intervention

NECA begs NASS to fast-track passage of 2019 budget



How Nigeria Can Learn From Rwandan Genocide ‘ Alade

ACPN Leadership Don’t Believe In Clean Politics ‘ Ezekwesili

NITDA Cautions Nigerians On Use Of Public Internet Access Services

Boosting S&T For Sustainable Economic Growth

NCC, Stakeholders Brainstorm On Local Content Development

Internet Practice Code To Curb Cyberspace Crimes Underway

Pro-PMB Group Vows To Resist Return Of Looters

Experts Kick Against Commercial Release Of BT Cowpea

Group Commends Atiku’s Restructuring Plan

Polls: YIAGA Africa To Train 3,000 Observers

ACF Applauds PMB Over Oil Drilling In North

10 SDP Leaders, 4,000 Members Join APC In Kebbi

Nigerian Shipowners Need Additional N904bn Funding For Vessels Acquisition

NOTAP Moves To Save Government Over N240bn

CBN Debunks Alleged Forex Racketeering



Peter Obi Agbaje locked out of Trade Fair

Makinde’s absence from BBC debate, evidence of ineptitude ‘ Oyo APC

Atiku promises Zamfara security, wealth creation

UTL trustees launch online will writing service

Oyo targets 450,000 enrolment in health insurance scheme by June

Moghalu plans N1trn fund for creative, start-ups industry

Atiku’s endorsement by socio-cultural groups fraudulent, deceptive ‘ Keyamo

Buhari deserves second term ‘Garba, Deputy Chairman, APC Progressives Network

NCC takes enlightenment campaign against cyber crime to Niger State

UN Security Council members in new push to address climate threat

We are still poorly remunerated; we need better welfare package to function effectively ‘Owa Eleshi

The death of Fagunwa almost stopped me from being a Yoruba writer ‘Oladejo Okediji

Herdsmen/farmers clashes: Feedlot to the rescue

Pentagon sending 3,750 extra US forces to Mexico border

Buhari gets 71 retired generals’ endorsement

Uduaghan’s PDP exit is Okowa’s undoing ‘ Ogboru

FUTA mourns its Pro Chancellor, Senator Joseph Waku

Wait at polling units to monitor your votes, Lanlehin charges Oyo people

Strike: We are waiting for FG payment evidence ‘ ASUP

Medical workers strike: NLC, TUC, JOHESU give seven-day grace for final showdown

Owode killings: Yewa monarchs demand justice from FG

NULGE backs Buhari, demands restructuring


Helicopter crash: AIB concludes investigation

Atiku paid his way into the US, says report

Obanikoro: no record of cash collected from Dasuki for Fayose

NLC New tenure, old problems

PDP alleges INEC plans to rig

AMCON and VIP debtors

Disruption of polls wont be tolerated, COAS warns

CCT insists on Onnoghens appearance

PDP gives INEC 24 hours to publish list of ad hoc staff

PDP ll fix economy Peter Obi

NLC may endorse Wabba, others for second term

2019: Lalong sues for peaceful, issues-based campaign

2019 poll: PDP urges security agencies to be neutral

PDP exposes INECs rigging plans

Strike: JOHESU issues seven-day ultimatum

Updated: CCT Chair insists on Onnoghens appearance

Bankole pledges to tackle youth unemployment in Ogun

Lokpobiri, Sylva protest killings of APC members in Bayelsa

FG to ban importation of tomato paste, says Ogbeh

2019: No alternative to Buhari yet

Obanikoro: No record of cash collected from Dasuki for Fayose

Dickson raises fresh security concerns ahead of polls

Jubilation in Rivers over Appeal Court ruling



Customs raises the alarm as officer loses life in Kano

Police arrest suspect over murder of hotelier

How Pastor Adeboyes prayer saved me from Chopper crash

Court order unsealing Peace Corps premises must be obeyed, says ACourt

Army provides free medical services to over 2000 indigenes in A Ibom

Teacher, 50, remanded over alleged false information

Appeal Court grants stay of execution of judgement nullifying Rivers APC primaries

Maltese port manager shot dead in Somalia

Buhari Swears In Bolaji Owasanoye As ICPC Chairman

Court strikes out Evanss N1bn suit against police, others

APC national secretariat burgled, FCT police arrest culprits

Venezuela crisis: EU states recognise Guaid as president

Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi, meets UAE Crown Prince

Daily Times Newspaper, Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Corruption still pervades in some agencies despite our effort Buhari

Anxiety trails non-release of probe report on suspended NHIS boss

FG accuses opposition of lobbying foreign countries to discredit 2019 poll

CCT adjourns Onnoghens trial till Feb 13 amid altercation

Polls: PDP, INEC in verbal war over recruitment of ad hoc staff

New cancer cases, deaths to double in Africa by 2040 WHO

Army to clamp down on IPOB, splinter groups to prevent disruption of election

JOHESU issues 7 days ultimatum to FG

LASG seeks PPP to boost socio-economic development

CBN denies involvement in N32bn Forex racket

BPE urges FG to grant ALSCON concession on gas

Specta extends loans in five minutes to non-salary earners

Marine Customs bemoans lack of space for N124.8m seized items

Currency in circulation hikes by 20.9% to hit N2.33trn

Benin Airport to begin full night-time flight operations soon, says Obaseki



4 men docked over threat to kidnap Jikwoyi resident

Thieves break into APC secretariat, attempt to steal two air conditioners

Land owners in Bauchi oil prospecting area worried over delayed compensation

Sokoto PDP carpets Wamakko over rigging allegation

2019: PDP gives INEC 48 hours to publish list of electoral officers

FG exposes alledged plans by opposition to scuttle 2019 elections

Atiku’s wife tells Benue women to kick out APC

INEC removes Sha’aban Sharada Kano Municipal APC Reps candidate

Buhari to focus on 3 critical areas if re-elected ‘Osinbajo

Kaduna voters ready to send Gov. El-rufai packing- PDP

10 ward chairmen, 4,000 others defect from SDP to APC in Kebbi

52 retired Generals endorse Buhari’s second term bid

APC protests killing of members during rally in Bayelsa

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