Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines





Atiku campaign gathers momentum ahead of Saturday’s election

MainOne aims to raise Africa’s digital profile with over $300 million investments in broadband infrastructure

Capital Alliance, Elalan disrupt property market with $165m Blue Water Lagos

Nigeria misses out on countries targeted by Dubai for investment in 2019

President Buhari set to launch N350bn worth of promissory note to incentivise exports

Businesses’ expectation for Nigeria’s macro economy dropped marginally by 8% for February

Nigerian stocks slump the most globally since Buhari’s emergence

Trade politics major reason for rejection of Nigerian exports

Bargain hunting pushes NSE-listed stocks higher by N94bn

Experts hinge Nigeria’s economic recovery on election outcome

Treasury investors enjoy 560 basis point inflation premiums, at least for now

Analysts are upbeat on Oil and Gas firms’ full year earnings

Citi Bank analysts say Nigeria stocks to rally if Buhari loses



Don kicks against proposed dichotomy in accounting profession

Interest rates, others stall private sector funding for refineries

Seized N1.9bn: Shagaya frustrating our investigations, says EFCC

Polls: DSS threatens to arrest criminals, collaborators

FG, Customs unveil tools to combat wildlife trafficking

Court bars FG from freezing Onnoghens accounts

Violence mars Buharis Ogun rally, crowd throws missiles at Oshiomhole, boos Tinubu

Minimum wage: Workers lobby senators to approve N30,000

Sponsors and perpetrators of violence will be prosecuted Buhari

Six more killed as Effurun violence escalates

Armyll destroy Boko Harams links with Islamic State Buratai

Plateau PDP demands probe of INEC office fire

#Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria

Ziks kinsmen demand apology from Ohanaeze over Atiku

Buharis suspension of Onnoghen violates human rights standards UN Rapporteur

FG forces oil firms to pay N1.2tn royalty arrears

700 UNIMED students face expulsion over refusal to pay fees

DSS arrests former Kaduna PDP chairman

Buhari campaign team accuses US, other envoys of supporting Atiku

Tinubu builds rehab centre to fight drug abuse

Corruption limiting our performance, says Osinbajo

I couldnt have loaded N450m in my Prado jeep Belgore

Power generation hits highest peak of 5,375MW

Diets rich in fibre, vegetables can relieve depression

Eating breakfast may not help you to lose weight Study

Kano rally, evidence Buhari has lost to Atiku PDP

South Africa imposes severe power cuts ahead of election


Things Fall Apart, But is the President Aware

Nigeria Spends $10bn Annually to Import Welders for Oil, Gas Sectors

NEITI: FAAC Allocation Not Enough to Fund States Budget

Despite Volatility, First Bank Affirms Support for Nigerias Oil Sector

Vote for Any Candidate of Your Choice, Buhari Tells Ogun…

Buratai Denies Meeting with President, INEC over Rigging

Onnoghen Gets Seven Days to Respond to Fresh Petition

FDI Inflow from UK May Rise to $4.5bn By 2030



Buhari urges African leaders to stamp out corruption

Tainted alcohol kills 100 in India

Terrorism expanding in Sahel, AU security chief warns

Poll: People living with disability back Atiku

Alleged $3m bribery rocks Zamfara APC

Presidential poll: Atiku has already won, says ex-Ogun gov, Daniel

Recovered loots to be deployed for infrastructure ‘Buhari

APC’ll regret losing Kwankwaso ‘Nkire

Royalties: FG to revoke licenses of debtor oil firms

CBN, judiciary collaborate to close N48trn MSMEs financing gap

Nigerians get 100% of remittances via Rapid Transfer App ‘Ecobank MD

Amnesty programme lifts Niger Delta, empowers crises-impacted communities

Assailants kill 6 in Delta

Bizmen in custody over alleged production of substandard engine oil

3 remanded for forcing pepper into lady’s private parts in Edo

NAF fighter jets bombard ISWAP camp in Borno

Polls: Police to deploy sniffer dogs, horses to protect INEC offices, collation centres, control crowd

Election: Electorate ‘ll decide winners, INEC assures Commonwealth Observer Mission

Suspected cultist stoned to death in Benue

Buhari just, must go, Atiku urges Nigerians

More crisis erupts in C’River APC as court orders party to submit Usani’s name as governorship candidate

Former gubernatorial aspirants declare support for Atiku, Ortom

Armed bandits invade Niger communities, kill nine, kidnap 15 others

Police allegedly invite, arrest another PDP chieftain in Kaduna

Buhari: Proceeds from looters to be reinvested in infrastructure



Poll: We’re here to observe, not monitor ‘ Observer team

Traffic gridlock: We’ll sustain sanity in Apapa, environs ‘ Joint Task Force boss

Nigerians to access N10bn credit from CreditRegistry, others

Opposition kicks against siting collation centre near Govt House in Nasarawa

Muslim-Muslim ticket: I am proud of my role in stopping Tinubu ‘ Saraki

Simultaneous accreditation, voting adopted from 2015 Commonwealth report ‘ INEC

Cabals bent on frustrating Buhari

We’ll publish campaign expenses of parties, engage EFCC, FIUto track politicians ‘ INEC

Breaking: Clinton cancels trip to Nigeria ahead of elections

Polls: I’m not an apostle of bloodshed ‘ Buhari

Frank to INEC, COAS: Prove your neutrality on February 16, March 2

FG, lack of commitment fuelling gas flaring ‘ Operators

LCCI challenges FIRS over gagging of bank accounts

Local Content: Nigeria spends $10bn annually on foreign welders

Why FG got $500m AFDB fund ‘ Osinbajo

Nigeria making progress against diseases of poverty

Keep off social vices, LUTH urges Health Information students

We are prepared for 2019 UTME ‘ JAMB

Go for eye screening, prevent blindness, Me Cure urges Nigerians

Police rescues alleged stolen 5-year-old baby during Church thanksgiving in Enugu

Supreme Court strikes out appeal against Kashamu-backed Ogun PDP Exco

Gen Ejoor was soldiers’ soldier, statesman ‘ Ogboru

2019 Polls: Keep off, DSS warns troublemakers, fake news carriers

We’ll begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar says his programmes will end dark era of Buhari

DSS arrests former Kaduna State PDP chairman

Buhari in Ogun, pledges to renew fight against corruption

2019: Nigerians have rejected you, PDP mocks Buhari over Abeokuta incidence

How vigilante killed ex-girlfriend in Delta for dumping him

EFCC returns diverted global fund mosquito nets to beneficiaries


Ogun APC Rally Marred By Protests

Ahmed To Electorates: Don’t Be Intimidated By Security Deployment During Polls

Campaigns: We’ve Reached Over 20m electorate Via Phone, Says APC

PMB Needs A Second Chance To Complete His Good Works

Kwara PDP Tackles Oshiomhole Over Attacks On Saraki

Kwara Workers Declare Support For PDP

A/Ibom Govt Moves Against Indiscriminate Waste Disposal

Oil Prices Fall As U.S. Rig Count Rise

Violence Mars APC Presidential Rally In Ogun, As Hoodlums Stone Oshiomole, Tinubu, Aregbesola, Others

No Politician Teleguiding Our Operations ‘ INEC

PDP Presidential Rally: Police Arrests 28 Suspected Thugs in Kano ‘ CP



INEC to track campaign finance, inaugurates monitoring group

Crisis rocking SDP assumes new dimension as Gana faction endorses Atiku

2019 elections: Stop your cheap blackmail, Omisore tells PDP

INEC justifies adoption of simultaneous accreditation, voting

Creative industry group declares for PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar

Muslim council canvasses removal of Taraba SSG over alleged ‘hate speech

Election: 7,000 police personnel to provide security in Edo

Election: Threats from APC, Buhari campaign group, worrisome ‘ PDP

Violence mars APC presidential rally in Ogun

Plateau State police command deploys 5000 for presidential election

Atiku/Obi: DG reveals plot to declare Kwara Central poll inconclusive

When intending lawmakers mapped out strategies on restructuring

Buhari must engage in vigorous fight against corruption at the Next Level ‘Professor Odekunle, member, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption

Buhari has set Nigeria aback ‘ Jonathan

It’s time to vote out rapacious govt in Kwara ‘ Lai Mohammed

JUST IN: Elections: Former US President Clinton cancels trip to Nigeria

Election: S/Court to decide Amaechi, Abe’s fate on Rivers APC tomorrow

Don’t be intimidated by military, police deployment ‘ Ahmed



Alleged N544.1m contracts: EFCC detains ex-SGF Babachir

INEC engages EFCC, FIU, CBN, others to track campaign finance

NJC gives Onnoghen seven days to defend himself

APC to U.S. envoy: Buhari will win without rigging

Gunmen kidnap two Bowen varsity workers

Atiku in Rivers: Im author of restructuring

Why were adopting simultaneous accreditation, voting by INEC boss

2019: INEC engages anti-graft agencies to track campaign finance

250 filmmakers benefit from NFVCB grant in Ogun

#GrammyAwards: Cardi B, Drake, #LadyGaga lead awards chart

I havent been a role model, 2face apologises to wife publicly

New rules for banks on money laundering

LCCI faults freezing of tax defaulters accounts

Why Fed Govt adopted $60 benchmark for oil in 2019 Budget

Kachikwu: oil, gas trackingll improve transparency

Banks register N1.23tr movable assets for MSMEs funding

Politicians delegitimizing and de-marketing Nigeria

Political/cult war claims five in Delta community

Navy records 34 piracy, 20 sea robbery attacks last year

Buhari, Osinbajo, others smuggled out as hoodlums attack APC rally

Supreme Court rejects PDPs appeal on Ogun crisis

Pelting Buhari in Ogun sign of rejection, says PDP

Vote candidates of your choice, Buhari tells Ogun residents

Confusion over judgment on Cross River APC

Our mission impartial, says Chair Commonwealth Observer Group


Inter-religious group endorses Atiku, says he will unite, prosper Nigeria

PDP looted N2.9trn in 10yrs, Buharis aide alleges

17 illegal refuse dump sites uncover in Uyo city

Lekan Bamidele voted 5th Most Influential Young Nigerian

Group lauds militarys plans for hitch-free elections in North East

PDP Kano rally signposts end of road for Buhari

Dont sell your votes, be smart, IPAC warns electorates

Vote out APC Igbo Youth Movement tells Nigerians

Oyedepo endorses re-elections of Buhari 2019

EFCC arraigns society woman for N21.4m employment scam

2019 Election: Aisha Buhari takes campaign to Wuse market

PDP cautions Buhari, APC over arrest of members

PDP rally: Kano turnout is revolution against Buhari says Secondus

Buhari vows to make looters regret their actions

Nigeria under Buhari is not moving forward, says Jonathan

Election management: INEC will continue to learn from international best practices -Yakubu

Grass cutting scandal: EFCC arraigns Babachi Lawal today

Nigeria military will break Boko Haram, ISIS alliance Buratai

Feb 16 poll: Rivers people endorse Atiku, vow to vote him en-masse

FIFA congratulates Flying Eagles over World Cup qualification ticket

U-20 AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke warns Flying Eagles to expect tough fight against Mali

National Collateral Registry to boost lending to MSMEs by over N1.23trn Emefiele



UniAbuja hospital health workers protest unpaid salaries

Elections not threat to national security, police chief tells FCT residents

Teachers are happy with Dikko’s administration

Polls: FCT traders urged to vote trader-friendly candidates

Evangelist steals girlfriend’s car, sells to friend in Abuja

9 killed, 15 injured in Kano auto crash

Need for action before malnutrition kills another child

Scientists develop prostate cancer prediction tool

Imo 2019: Police invite political parties for peace parley

We’ll reinvest recovered loots in infrastructure ‘ Buhari

Atiku to Buhari: You are instigating violence

NAC adopts Buhari as consensus candidate

2019 Elections: Buhari’s team cautions US over ‘unguarded’ comments

Power grid reaches 5,375MW, sustains 5,000MW trend for 7 days

APC presidential rally ends in Ogun, amidst booing, violence


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