Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines





INEC declares Buhari winner of 2019 presidential election

Bank loans to farmers hit N2.2trn in 2018

Can Nigeria withstand rising onslaught from US crude export

Five implications of a Buhari victory

End the recession (sorry election) and let our lives begin

Widespread voter apathy in Saturday’s polls underpins citizens’ disconnect with governance

Big oil’s financing barricades may hold growth opportunity for NOCs

Bakers demand termination of payments for cassava bread initiative development

How good agricultural practices, farmer education can help Nigeria control food toxins



Senatorial poll: Akpabio, Akume, Uduaghan lose

Uduaghan alleges fraud, PDP protests Omo-Ageges win

Obi accuses INEC of disenfranchising eight million South-East voters

Ngige, Umeh reject Anambra central senatorial election

I declared Ifeanyi Ubah winner to save my life Returning officer

AfDB supports African projects with $11.3bn in seven years

Retailers, merchants recorded 150,777 failed PoS transactions Tuesday

NSE launches trading platform for mutual funds

Net foreign exchange inflow falls to $8.44bn in 2018

Banks non-performing loans climb to N8.17tn

How to sell in a buyers market

Nigeria incurring huge losses over stalled $30bn LNG projects Experts

Controversy surrounds planned diversion of N14.3bn NEPZA fund

Stock market erases gains, loses N84.4bn in six hours

FGs tax claims may delay deepwater oil project Shell

Nigeria loses N1tn to overseas printing, paper industry Don

Elite, importers conspired against Osinbajo at VGC Ojudu

I have fulfilled my promise to retire Akume, says Ortom

PDP rejects Borno, Yobe, Zamfara, Nasarawa election results

2019 budget, wage bill suffer delay as NASS extends recess

Jonathan paid the money Im being prosecuted for Metuh

Alleged certificate forgery: Court rules on Wikes eligibility March 8

Drama as APC wins Bauchi senatorial poll without candidate

I wish those who emerged well, Saraki reacts to loss

Ambode, Utomi advise civil servants on life after retirement

NLC threatens protest in Ogun


ITF Trains 450,000 on Skills Acquisition

IFAD Launches Fund to Create Jobs for Rural Youths

PDP Rejects Presidential, NAssembly Results in Kano

National Assembly Adjourns to March 12 for Lack of Quorum

US Calls on Nigerian Youths to Study Black History

NBA Accuses INEC Officials of Aiding Election Rigging

Shippers’ Council Raises the Alarm over Attacks on Nigeria’s Waterways

PDP Asks INEC to Halt Collation of Presidential Results

CUPP Rejects Poll Results

There was Orchestrated Plan to Disfranchise S’East, Says Obi

Court Reverses EFCC’s Demotion of Director

Orji: I’ll Quit Senate in 2023 to Make Way for Younger Politicians



Obaseki attributes migration, human trafficking to economic hardship

Government must be neutral in elections -Nwachukwu

FIIRO unveils solar boiler, fruit washer, mobile garri processor

Dasukigate: How I got N400m from ex-President Jonathan ‘ Metuh

Rivers polls: We’ve reported GOC, others to ICC ‘Wike

Anambra: Police arrest 14 suspects for ballot box snatching, thuggery

Bandits kill 16 in Sokoto

Unpaid entitlements: NLC plans operation occupy Ogun Friday

27 killed in fresh Kajuru attack

Uduaghan petitions INEC, seeks Delta South Senate election cancellation

We’ve petitioned Int’l community over military atrocities in Rivers ‘ Wike



APC NASS candidates in Ebonyi want election results cancelled

High court urged to stop Ogboru from gov election

PDP rejects Kano, Katsina presidential election results

S-Arabia invests $100bn in India, threatens Nigeria’s oil export

Attack on Ndigbo: Police intensify patrol, surveillance in Lagos, dispel rumour

kADUNA: Policeman, 28 others killed in fresh Kajuru attack, houses razed

Lesson teacher allegedly defiles 9 minors with finger

PDP to APC: Go to court if you have issues with Dogara’s re-election

Court sacks Plateau lawmaker over certification forgery, orders his arrest

Piracy and high seas crime, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told

Nigeria earns N3.72trn from royalties, petroleum tax in one year

Post election: Stock market sheds N84bn as cautious trading persist

Oil Theft: 34 Pirate Ship attacks recorded in 2018 ‘ Navy

Customs blames Chinese holiday, FG policy for lull in port business

Edo: Obahiagbon loses in Edo South, as PDP gets two senators, one rep member

Breaking: INEC declares Buhari winner of 2019 presidential election

#NextLevelConfirmed: We’re popping champagne ‘ Buhari’s supporters

2019 Presidential election results: Buhari polled over 15m votes

Oboro seeks cancellation of Delta Central senatorial result

Photos: Army nabs commissioner, major on suspicion of electoral offences

PDP, APC bicker over results from North East, South, South

what is being announced by INEC has been seriously tampered, manipulated ‘ PDP

He’s lost his libido all of a sudden!

My husband stole from me

Fire destroys N7m property in Lafia

Ugwuanyi resumes campaign ahead of March 9 guber poll

Arrest, parading of our members diversionary ‘ PDP


INEC Declares Buhari Winner Of 2019 Presidential Election

Protesters Disrupt Activities At Abuja Hospital Over Death Of 25-year-old Woman

Protesters Block Zuba-Gwagwalada Road Over Land Invasion

APC Wins 2 Senatorial Seats In Ogun

Mutu Returns To House Of Reps For 6th Term

Nigeria’s Democracy In Danger, Says Obi

Police Charge Lawyer, Others For Defrauding Widow Of N20.5m

NLC President, Wabba Writes Amosun, Plans Protest Over Un-remitted Deductions

#NigeriaDecides2019: Coalition Of 30 Political Parties Reject Bayelsa Election Results



Ogun Govt to de-worm 500,000 children ‘ Commissioner

Election results: 8 million South East voters disenfranchised ‘ Peter Obi

#NigeriaDecides2019 | Atiku wins Taraba polls with 374, 743 votes

#NigeriaDecides2019 | PDP demands halts to result collation by INEC

#NigeriaDecides2019 | Buhari records landslide victory in Kano, Katsina

#NigeriaDecides2019 | Chidoka, PDP agent, raises concern over Card Readers in Northern states

#NigeriaDecides2019 | Atiku wins Imo with 140,463 votes

#NigeriaDecides2019 | NSE capitalisation loses N85 bn in six hours

Maritime: Shippers Council, Navy collaborate to tackle insecurity on Nigerian waterways

Unpaid entitlements: NLC to stage national protest in Ogun Friday

Alleged birth certificate forgery: Court slates March 8 to decide suit against Wike

Uduaghan thanks electorate, petitions INEC on alleged electoral malpractices

Edo PDP chairman taunts Obaseki over one million votes for Buhari

How I was videoed, gang-raped by 8 fellow UNILAG students, 19-year-old lady tells court

Delta 2019: RAP guber candidate drags INEC, APC, Ogboru to court

Amosun campaigns for APM gov, H/Assembly candidates

Senate adjourns for lack of quorum; resumes March 12



2019: INEC declares Buhari winner of presidential election

100 houses razed, many feared killed in Kaduna

Rivers official, PDP chieftain, others paraded

Court remands UNILAG students for allegedly raping 17-year-old

Presidents victory ll guarantee growth of critical infrastructure, says BON DG

Graft: Lagos seeks effective, efficient public procurement process

30 parties demand fresh elections in Bayelsa

Delta NDCP complains about poll irregularities

#Oscars: Spike Lee acts funny as Green Book clinches best picture

Sexual abuse: R. Kelly released after settling $100,000 bond

Oil prices rise as OPEC rebuffs Trumps pressure

IMF backs tax exemptions reforms

PDP demands stoppage of collation of presidential election results by INEC

Observers hail INEC, security agencies in Kano

Bindow reduced Atikus margin in Adamawa

NLC to occupy Ogun over Amosuns hostile policies to workers

Gunmen made away with millions after attacking businessman

INEC adjourns for an hour, to take remaining states tonight

Wikes commissioner, PDP lawmaker, others paraded in Rivers

How UNILAG students gang-raped me serially, by 17-year-old undergraduate

Senators Omo-Agege, Manager re-elected in Delta

Jonathan gave me N400m, Metuh insists


APC accuses INEC, pushes for polls cancellation in AIbom

PDP chieftain slams Gov Okorocha over violence

NECAS flags off dry season rice farming, targets 55,000 farmers

Alleged N3.9bn fraud: Badehs company to open defence March 4

Alleged N2.5bn fraud: FG files fresh charges against NBC Boss, Modibbo, Onifade, Omonuwa

Election results: UN, AU, ECOWAS call on parties to exercise restraint

INEC declares Buhari winner of 2019 Presidential election

NCAA, ALTON trade words over alleged N1bn debt by telcos

Again Senate adjourns, to resume plenary March 12

APC leads in announced NASS results

Ex-dep Gov Ekpenyong floors Sen Akpabio

Birth certificate forgery: Court decides Gov Wikes fate March 8

Tambuwal confirms 16 killed in fresh Sokoto banditry

Free train ride: Lagos-Abeokuta standard rail guage records 2,500 passengers NRC

Bank customers accounts linked with BVN hit 36.8m



2019 Presidential Poll: INEC declares APC’s Buhari winner

Akpabio loses senatorial seat to PDP

Akume’s defeat: I’ve fulfilled my promise to Benue people ‘ Ortom

Atiku loses own Federal Constituency to APC

How Accord Party ‘sneaked’ into Buhari’s Daura

INEC declares Okigwe Senate, Rep seats inconclusive

R.Kelly gets bail after coming up with $100,000 bond

Solar energy is cheapest way to light up Africa ‘ Expert

Shippers’ council, Navy partner to end sea piracy, other crimes

Taxation: Actionaid demands tax payment by all

$20bn tax claims slam on oil firms may delay major projects ‘ Shell

Presidential election: Nigerian Stock Exchange capitalisation loses N85bn in six hours

Sokoto PDP rejects results of Presidential/NASS elections

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari beats Atiku in Zamfara

APC blames Bindow for failure in Adamawa


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