Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, February 7, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




237,000 graduates in private-guard jobs buttress Nigeria’s precarious economy

Rising population seen to spur milk consumption as hunt for nutrition grows

Consumer firms hit with inventory surge amid sales slump

Explainer: Why U.S embassy drop box users now wait up to 30 days for visas

Still waiting for Nigeria’s refineries’ concessioning

Lagos and the crusade against domestic and sexual violence

Doomed’ newspapers get a tonic as New York Times subscriptions soar to 13-year high

Investment pledges to Nigeria rose 37% to $90.9b in 2018

SEC shuts down Dantata Success and Profitable Company over Ponzi activities

Why NSE slapped fine N429.5m on 38 companies

Bargain hunters lift Nigerian Breweries from 18-year low



Campaign: Lagos to restrict movement on 18 roads for Buhari

Elections should not be a do-or-die affair Abiara

INEC insures one million personnel involved in 2019 polls

I am on a rescue mission to save Nigeria, says Atiku

2019 budget may not meet target ICAN boss

FG recorded N910bn fiscal deficit in three months -CBN

Those who think PDP is dead in Ekiti are deceiving themselves Senatorial candidate, Adewale

NDLEA impounds 5, 377kg of drugs at Lagos airport

US emerges UKs biggest oil supplier, overtakes Nigeria, others

APC, PDP disagree over destruction of campaign billboards in Taraba

Aisha Buhari asks youths to shun violence

Maritime industry yet to attain 5% projected growth NIMASA

Elections: Customs intercept police uniforms, tear gas in Lagos

Nigerias oil industry sustainability depends on innovation

Customs confirm planned destruction of expired IDP items

ASUU, FG meet on strike today

Buhari has already lost February 16 poll, says Obaze

$200m NCIF increased indigenous vessel ownership by 24%

We dont interfere in electoral process, EU replies El-Rufai

Dont tax new minimum wage, NLC pleads

NIPR appeals to FG to restore budgetary provision

N-Power beneficiaries rally support for Buhari

2019: IG redeploys police commissioners nationwide

NAF acquires 22 aircraft to fight insurgency, says Chief of Air Staff

We wont manipulate elections like you, APC tells PDP

Uganda shuts main independent news website

Nigeria needs extra 564 million condoms annually, says AIDS foundation


EFCC, ABCON Sensitise Currency Dealers against Money Laundering

Nigeria Leads in African Start-up Funding with $94.9m

FG to Ban Importation of Tomato By 2021

AMCON: Poor Valuation Affecting Disposal of Assets

Fresh Inroads into Oil Discovery in the North

Tax Fraud: #Mourinho Pays Fine to Avoid Jail Term in Spain

APC will Take you Backwards, Atiku Tells Yobe People

Polls: INEC Officials to Sleep over at Ward Headquarters

Credible Election Essential to Attainment of SDGs 2030, Says UNDP

Katsina Senior Citizens Decry Atiku’s Endorsement by NEF

Oil Search to Commence in Benue Soon, Says Buhari

Saraki Urges FG to End ASUU Strike

PDP Threatens to Pull out of Peace Accord over Kaduna Gov’s Comment



OBJ as pillar of Africa needs prayers, says Apostle Adeyeye

ICC releases ex-Cote d’Ivoire president under conditions in Belgium

Brazil to sell 12 military aircraft to Nigeria

Abia: PDP accuses INEC of bias

PDP’ll return Nigeria to path of economic growth ‘Obi

I’ll restore peace to N’East ‘Atiku

Rivers polls: APC’s exclusion stands- ‘INEC

#IPOB raises the alarm over attacks by security operatives in South East, South South

Revenue deficit: FG borrows to finance military

Cross River to spend N1.043trn in 2019

Buhari signs consumer protection bill into law

Military to enjoy VIP status at check-in, boarding ‘ FG

Beach Soccer: Nigeria ranked 3rd in African, 16th world

Air Force gets 22 planes to fight Boko Haram

Wabba returns as NLC President,pledges to protect workers’ interest

Polls: Police assure Nigerians, international community of safety

Ovarian cancer: CPC warns against use of suspected contaminated J&J Baby powder

NIWA, LASG to resolve face-off over control of waterways

North East: Herdsmen displaced 59,000 in 3 months ‘UN

EU to El-Rufai: You can’t stop our election-monitoring mission in Nigeria

SEC shuts Dantata Ponzi scheme in Kano

FG sensationally discloses it borrows to fund military

ASUU may end strike Thursday, Feb 7

CNPP rejects Egbetokun, Tinubu’s ex-ADC as Kwara police commissioner

Atiku’s men commence door-to-door campaign

IPOB raises alarm over attacks by security operatives in S’East, S’South



Rivers APC: A-Court stays judgment on delisting of APC candidates from ballot

POLLS: EU tackles El-Rufai over ‘body bag’ threat to observers

US not interested in candidates, parties, but peaceful election ‘Consul General

Ex-agitators want review of pipeline surveillance contract

Bizman remanded for producing, selling adulterated engine oil

Intersociety demands $4.1bn compensation over alleged killings in S’East by security agencies

It’s immoral to change Delta power sharing pact for Ogboru’Izoukumor

Kwara’ll never bow to Lagos godfather, Saraki boasts

EU replies El-Rufai: We’ve been invited to observe Nigeria’s elections since 1999

El-Rufai defends statement on ‘body bags’, says not call for violence

Election: Dickson urges electorates to defend votes, resist police, military intimidation

Atiku’s endorsement, presidency will unite Nigeria ‘ Timi Frank

Foreign Invasion: Present your evidence or bury your head in shame, Secondus dares Lai Mohammed

Merchant Navy petitions NIMASA over Chinese domination of Cabotage trade

Buhari assents to Competition and Consumer Protection Bill

National Collateral Registry facilitates N1.2trn loan to 155,000 SMEs

Six internet exchange operators to lose licenses over call masking

N-Power to treble from 500,000 to 1.5 million ‘ Osinbajo

Buhari promises adequate security for poll

Benue, next in NNPC’s Drilling for oil and gas ‘ Buhari

Stop misleading the electorate, Kashamu tells Secondus


2019: PDP’s Rebirth And The Changing Political Tide

NURTW Chairman To Die By Hanging For Killing Police Officer

Wike Urges Int’l Community To Focus On General Elections

INEC Deletes Names Of Dead Persons From Voter Register

IGP Adamu Tasks New AIGs, CPs On Professionalism

APC Rally: Lagos Restricts Movement In 18 Major Routes

222,247 Registered Voters Have No PVCs In Niger

Igbos In Middle Belt Endorse Atiku/Obi

Northern Elders Forum Can’t Endorse Atiku, Katsina Tells Factional Group

N650m Fraud: Court Grants Ex-Minister Leave To Attend Daughter’s Wedding Abroad

PDP Demands Extension Of PVC Collection

PDP Threatens To Pull Out Of Peace Accord Over el-Rufai’s Comment

NNPC To Commence Oil, Gas Drilling In Benue Trough

Polls: CBN Takes Delivery Of Sensitive Materials

Nigeria, Morocco To Finalise W/Africa Gas Pipeline Agreement

Police Drag Lawyer, 2 Others To Court Over Alleged N120m Fraud

Buhari’s Mega Rally: Lagos Restricts Movement In 18 Major Routes

Appeal Court Judgment: It’s Victory For Democracy ‘ Pastor Tonye Cole

Ikoyigate: Again EFCC Fails To Produce Ex-NIA DG, Wife In Court



2019: Middle Belt will stick to Olawepo-Hashim ‘ Dan Suleiman

Police deploy 37 police commissioners

NURTW Chairman to die by hanging for killing policeman

UPDATE: Exempt minimum wage from taxation, Wabba begs FG on re-election as president

My statement does not call for violence ‘ el-Rufai

2019: Don’t disenfranchise me, Gani Adams warns INEC

Don’t unduly influence INEC’s job, Catholic Bishops urge Buhari

EFCC, ABCON take fight against money laundering at MM2

Seyi Makinde promises to complete abandoned projects

JUST IN: Ayuba Wabba re-elected NLC president

BREAKING: Tinubu’s ex-CSO, Egbetokun, deployed in Kwara as 36 states, FCT get new CPs

Ndigbo, Hausa/Fulani communities, others pledge block votes for Saraki in Kwara

Stop travelling by boat at night, NIWA warns

Shippers Council’s registration policy dead on arrival ‘Truckers

Court adjourns Wike’s alleged certificate forgery suit till Feb 13

Buhari has failed Nigeria in all aspects ‘ Titi Abubakar

el-Rufai to Western powers: Interfere in elections, leave Nigeria in body bags

Buhari assents to Consumer Protection Act, 2019

187 killed, 1,153 injured in 373 crashes in Bauchi ‘ FRSC

Buhari assents to Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Buhari, Osinbajo beneficiaries of divine grace, security ‘ APC

2019 Elections: INEC insists on simultaneous voting/accreditation

PDP demands extension of PVC collection time


Buhari to PDP, EU: El-Rufai spoke in national interest

No personal grudge against Buhari, says Ortom

Lagos, Kwara, Kogi, others get new police chiefs

Atikus endorsement wont change presidential polls outcome, says ACF

Air Force acquires 22 aircraft to fight Boko Haram, other crimes

EFCC unable to serve ex-NIA chief Oke, wife with charge

Buharis mega rally: Lagos restricts movement on 18 major routes

Wabba returns as NLC President

3,000 food vendors in Oyo declare support for Buhari/Osinbajo

Ganduje makes U-turn, releases stadium for Atikus campaign

Dont tax minimum wage, NLC tells FG

Hamzat unveils infrastructural plans for Lagos

Egbin to deliver full capacity of 1320Mw by month end

CBN warns public against fake EDIs

#Dangote Refinery to boost Africas economy, says Ghanaian President

Poll: EU replies El-Rufai, says observers invited by FG

Group to Election Observers: Resist pressure from Obasanjo, be fair

Why Nigerians should vote for my husband Atikus wife

Alfa to Saraki: Obey court orders, inaugurate me as senator

Air Force acquires 22 Aircraft to fight Boko Haram, others



Court adjourns Gov Wike alleged certificate forgery suit to Feb 13

5 internet fraudsters in EFCCs net

NDDC: Group lauds appointment of Brambaifa, mobilises support for Buhari

Kenyan man commits suicide after failed attempt to kill his pregnant wife

Landladys son on the run after raping tenants daughter

Amaechi to Ondo APC members: If our party loses this election here, dont come to my office

Election: Ekere, Sen Akpabio boycott INEC peace accord parley in A Ibom

Elections: Only multiple debates can impact on electorates House of Reps Candidate

Buhari group accuses Amnesty International of being new opposition party in Nigeria

Rivers APC seeks postponement of presidential, governorship poll in state

Elections: Gov el-Rufai under fire over body bags comment

Ill fulfill all my campaign promises, Buhari assures Nigerians

Well not fail in delivering credible polls, INEC assures ECOWAS observers

15 years after, Buhari signs anti-monopoly law

Polls: Our officials will sleep over at ward headquarters, says INEC

Judge accuses SON of wasting govt resources, corruption

PDP demands extension of time for PVC collection

SEC shuts Dantata Success & Profitable Company Ponzi scheme in Kano

FG begins local production of Nigerias international passports



Maj.-Gen. Shalawangwa appointed chairman, Armed Forces Committee of African Bar Association

309 communities declare abandonment of FGM ‘ UNICEF

Nearly 60,000 people displaced in Northeast Nigeria since November ‘ UN

Atiku’s amnesty plan for suspected treasury looters is the way to go

Benue has 8,910 pensioners on its pay roll ‘ Permanent Secretary

My husband will unite Nigerians, says Titi Atiku

What I told Nasarawa traditional leaders in secret ‘ Buhari

I wouldn’t want to leave Yobe, Atiku tells supporters

Atiku is free to campaign at Sani Abacha stadium

Saraki leads party’s campaign in Ilorin, as 2,500 APC defects to PDP

Buhari assents to Competition and Consumer Protection Act

Nigerians in diaspora remit over $21bn annually to Nigeria ‘ IOM

1,515 young Nigerians to contest for Senate, Reps polls

NNPC to commence oil drilling in Benue soon ‘ Buhari

Ayade presents N1.043 trillion ‘budget of Quabalistic Densification

PDP threatens to pull out of presidential peace pact

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