Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, February 18, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines





Parties defy INEC, to resume campaign today

Election postponement: Buhari, APC NEC meet to review strategy

2019 budget, new minimum wage, other bills suffer setback as NASS postpones resumption

How Tranos emerged as Nigeria’s manufacturing giant

General T.Y. Danjuma and the other generals with nine lives

Diaspora Nigerians sent $277bn home in 14 years

Nigeria’s shameful self-isolation on the AfCFTA



Buharis body language, pronouncements scared investors away Galadima

Reserves fall to two-month low of $42.86bn

Edo warns developers against impersonators of govt officials

Airspace will remain open during rescheduled elections NAMA

Stock investors recoup January losses, gain N806bn

Phone manufacturers dump Nigerian factory plans

Scientists working to stop global rejection of Nigerian beans

Obtain valid development permit, LASG tells property owners

Quit if you lose, Ohanaeze youths advise Buhari

PDP claims APC elements in INEC sabotaged electoral process

Niger commences construction of 200 units Housing Estate

Insensitive people recklessly dismissing Kaduna deaths, says El-Rufai

APC, Edo govt invited Chinese nationals to clone electoral materials PDP chairman

Election delay: Churches, prophets boast of prophecy fulfilment

Increased deposits at CBN raises currency in circulation to N2.329tn

APC, PDP defy INEC, vow to continue campaigns

Saraki contributed more than Tinubu, Amaechi to make Buhari President Okupe

Abia police arrest three INEC officials with 10,000 PVCs

You lied about weather, minister tells INEC

My life is in danger, Kogi deputy governor cries out

Movement restriction during elections is illegal, says Adegboruwa

Postponement: APC national caucus meets in Abuja today

Disturbing upsurge in sexual, domestic violence

Group to monitor postponed polls with special rings, watches

Presidential aide denies sponsoring attacks on PDP secretariat

Adamawa PDP, APC kick over non-return of election materials

Ogun polls: Kashamus wife seeks support for husband

Boko Haram kills army officer, three soldiers in Yobe

National Assembly postpones resumption till Feb 26

Elections shift: APC holds emergency caucus meeting Monday

Election postponement has taken Nigeria 50 years backwards, says PDP legal adviser

Use of any finger in voting may encourage rigging Oyetibo

JAMB explains how candidates can access exam slips, registers over 1.6m

Ahead of deadline, JAMB registers 1.6m candidates for2019 UTME

Movement restriction during elections is illegal, says Adegboruwa


Benin Residents Commend BEDC over Improved Power Supply

FG Pledges to Develop, Implement Water Policies, Projects

Air Peace Makes Historic Landing at Bayelsa Airport

Wike Seeks More International Pressure on FG for Credible Polls

Accord Party Seeks Alliance with Rivers APC

South African Observers Accuse INEC of Poor Handling of Elections

Kwara Labour Party Guber Candidate Expresses Mixed Feelings over Postponed Elections

PDP Alleges Plot by AIG to Rig Akwa Ibom Polls

Make Buhari, Atiku Commit to Rancour-free Polls, Group Begs EU, UK, US

Delta Pupils to Remain at Home for Two Weeks over Elections

Benin Catholic Archbishop Cautions Christians against Election Rigging, Violence

Don’t Travel Back without Casting Your Votes, Ohanaeze Begs Ndigbo

Engineers Attribute INEC’s Logistics Challenge to Neglect of NSE



Drama as APC deputy guber candidate reads campaign slogan from Bible

INEC must prove it can conduct credible polls, says Olawepo-Hashim

Nigerians will reject money inducement to return Buhari -Usman

Abacha’s popularity in Kano’ll help APDA -Mohammed

Buhari’ll be voted out despite election shift ‘Wike

PAP: Opposition parties jittery of Buhari’s footprints in Niger Delta ‘Dokubo

Remove immunity against criminal prosecution for public office holders ‘Wabba, NLC president

Poll shift: US, UK, Observer Missions urge Nigerians to remain calm

Police arrest 400 suspected thugs in Akwa lbom



New Evidence Suggests #JussieSmollett May Have Staged His Attack

Policeman Instructs Fellow Officers To Shoot 50 Cent On Sight

Lagos RRS arrests seven robbers

Watch: Blueface and Cardi B Team Up For “Thotiana” Remix

National Assembly postpones resumption

Yellow vest’ protests condemned for anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks

Top US official discussed Trump removal in 2017

Airports operated 24 hours on February 15 to distribute INEC materials

Five Boko Haram, four soldiers killed in NorthEast Nigeria


Polls postponement, abortion of ‘due pregnancy’ ‘ Sen Okonkwo

Woman allegedly defrauds church of N110m, nabbed

PDP, APC trade words over withdrawal of sensitive materials by INEC

Election postponement may usher in another bear market ‘ Operators

How we saved N6bn for infrastructure devt ‘ Edo govt

Polls Postponement: PDP faults INEC, insists in reopening campaigns

Buhari’s achievements will fetch him N-Delta votes ‘ Dokubo

Why I kicked against my wife’s third term ‘ TINUBU

APC issues 6 queries to INEC, denies calling for staggered elections

Breaking: Video shows Customs officer shoot man dead over alleged N5000

Postponed polls: PDP accuses FG, APC of sabotaging INEC

Don’t politicise killings, El Rufai tells Kaduna communities

Breaking: APC summons emergency caucus meeting

Ex-Minister challenges INEC to demonstrate capacity in re-scheduled polls

2019: Make Buhari, Atiku commit to rancour-free polls-Nigerian Group begs EU, UK, US

Five civilians killed in Boko Haram clash with troops

Polls Postponement: NAS calls for scrutiny of INEC reasons

2019: We will not be provoked ‘Ibori, Okowa



Security Withdrawal: Kogi Deputy Gov Cries Out

Rivers: Cole Urges INEC To Relist APC Candidates

Banks Borrow N1.217tr From CBN

Will INEC Clear Zamfara APC Candidates

Postponement: INEC Retrieves Sensitive Materials From LGs To CBN In Lagos

Alleged Murder: Custom Denies Viral Video

Accident Leaves 8 Dead, Pregnant Woman, Boy Injured

World Bank Centre To Combat Climate Change, Improve Agriculture ‘ Expert

Probe Kwara Govt. Over N1bn Loan, Group Tasks EFCC

Police Arrest 400 Suspected Thugs In A’Ibom



Eight rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mines

Weaken Nigeria’s currency to reduce importation ‘Chike-Obi

FY 2018: Transcorp profit grows by 95% as board recommends three kobo dividend

Nigerian women and the 2018 primaries

Stock exchange continues bullish run at 3.76% WoW gain

Trophy Lager promo produces 40 millionaires in 10 weeks

Elections: We’ll always maintain our neutrality ‘ APCON

Confusion in Ogun as Customs shoots, kills man

Gunmen kill APC chairman in Benue

Minimum wage: 2019 budget suffer set back as NASS postpones resumption

BREAKING: APC summons emergency meeting over elections


How we were dumped in schools, by Corps members

50 vehicles, shops destroyed in Oworo cult war

Gunmen kill APC chair in Benue

Crack in Benue APC over presidential campaign funds

Buhari: no plan to remove INEC Chairman Yakubu

Troops neutralise five Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

Kuwait okays $2b loans for African countries

Southern Kaduna, CAN attack El-Rufai over Kaduna killings, say governor lied

Polls shift: Buhari campaign group tackles PDP over comment

PDP dares INEC, vows to reopen campaigns

Postponement: INEC decides on resumption of campaign tomorrow

Oil hits $65 on OPEC cuts, Saudi shutdown

$15b cargoes recorded yearly

Tender for NLNG Train 7 out in April

Yari responsible for what led to polls postponement, says Marafa

Kaduna killings: El-Rufai lied, plotting crises Southern Kaduna, CAN

Electoral reforms: Falana seeks implementation of Uwais, Lemu, Nnamanis report

Two killed, six injured as political parties clash in Ebonyi

Poll Shift: INEC to decide on resumption of campaign

2019 UTME: JAMB registers over 1.6 million few days to closure



Transcorp records N20.6bn PAT, declares N0.03 final dividend

8 die, pregnant woman, others sustain injuries in Ogun road crash

We wont be provoked, Ibori, Okowa declare

Election postponement: AU pleads with Nigerians to support INEC conduct free polls

Over 1.6 million candidates registered for JAMB 2019

Paucity of anti-snake venom hits Nigeria at peak period of snakebite

Shun INEC directives, resume campaigns CUPP

Presidency, APC sabotaging INEC, favour staggered elections, PDP, CUPP alleged

Nigerians will vote out Buhari on February 23, says Wike

Elections shift: SERAP to sue FG, NASS over Constitutional breaches

Airports operated 24 hours on Feb 15 to distribute INEC materials NAMA

Foreign capital investments into Nigeria hit $34.4bn in 3 years

Despite election odds, Nigerias currency remains strong ABCON



Borno PDP, Abba Aji plotting to blackmail INEC

Yari partly responsible for election postponement ‘ Marafa

NLC to Nigerians: Go out and vote on Saturday

Upgrade your system to enable Nigerians vote anywhere, group tells INEC

Pre-election violence: NANS wants politicians to desist from politics of bloodshed

Sen. Ubah demands probe into rumours of his arrest over money laundering

2019 UTME: JAMB registers over 1.6 million few days to closure

Association commends FG for restoring CRS as subject in school curriculum

13 passengers injured in separate crashes at Sabon-Gari

Postponement of elections uncalled for, FCT APC campaign director says

Paucity of anti-snake venom hits Nigeria at peak period of snakebite

NERC directs 11 DisCos to complete customers’ survey in 42 days

MAN expects 4000 participants at raw materials, equipment exhibition

Election shift: IPMAN directs members to reduce fuel price to N140

Elections shift: APC national caucus meets tomorrow

Polls’ shift: INEC retrieves sensitive materials from LGs to CBN in Lagos

Election postponement, unforeseen occupational hazard ‘ Ogboru

Nigerians should keep faith with INEC, says Catholic bishop


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