Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


We’ve lost 500 lives to banditry, paid N200m ransom – Niger stakeholders cry out

GOC charges pupils, students to use internet positively

Kaduna: Uba Sani gives succour to college fire victims

Akure All-Comers is selection trials for 1st AFN Classics

Oyo: Makinde used, dumped us after emerging victorious ‘ ADC candidates raise alarm


Poor electrical installation alarming among Discos, says NEMSA

Stock market erases Mondays loss with N52bn gain

Corruption: FIFA to probe CAF officials after audit

Terrorists now use social media for recruitment Minister

Visa ban not in our interest, Gbajabiamila tells US

Convince National Assembly to pass diaspora voting bill Buhari

Northern group advocates dialogue with bandits

CBN approves six firms for milk importation, bars others

N4.57tn lost to crude theft in four years

Lawsuit against Mambilla power execution withdrawn, says FG

National carrier’ll create employment for new pilots FG

FG, US sign $1.16m for 1,350MW plant feasibility

NLC demands immediate release of Cross River journalist, Jalingo

Edo upgrades technical college to provide vehicle maintenance services

Foundation promotes female entrepreneurs with $10,000, others

Fayemi okays six-month maternity leave

Buhari has promoted tribalism, religion in military, others Kukah

III recover N90bn from Yari, vows Zamfara gov

Beating Amotekun officers attracts N.25m fine, jail term

IPPIS: FG ignores ASUUs model, talks crumble again

I was charmed by cultists while going to church Ilaro Poly SUG president

Soldiers arrest fleeing Boko Haram suspect in Plateau

Boko Haram: Tears as slain seminarian buried in Kaduna

Boko Haram: 1,115 Borno children died from acute malnutrition in 2019 UNICEF

Nollywood losing money to piracy Gbajabiamila

Nigeria not worth dying for Bishop Kukah

Kanu fathers burial: Police beef up security in Umuahia

Lassa fever: Anambra quarantines 50 persons

VIDEO: Nigeria is a dream killer -CEO, Corporate Keke Guy


Aggressive Revenue Mobilisation Will Address Nigerias Debt Challenge

Gbajabiamila Urges US to Review Visa Ban on Nigerians

DPR Shuts 10 Gas Plants, 40 Retail Outlets in Delta

Don Warns against Use of Pesticides in Food Production

More People Displaced Due to Natural Disasters, Climate Change than Conflicts in 2018, Says Report

Despite fewer events in 2019 compared to 2018, 18 per cent more people died in that year


WHO Names Coronavirus ‘Covid-19’, as Death Toll Climbs to 1,018

PDP Takes Protest against Buhari Govt to French Embassy, UN, EU

NUJ Members to Attend Agba Jalingo’s Court Proceeding

Supreme Court Dismisses Lokpobiri’s Suit Challenging Lyon’s Emergence as APC Guber Candidate

Fayemi Approves 180 Days Maternity Leave for Female Workers

CBN Restricts Milk Importation to Six Companies

FG Equips 218,000 Nigerians with Employability, Entrepreneurship Skills, Says ITF Boss

Senate Suspends Plenary over Death of Member


Two suspects diagnosed, tested negative to Coronavirus

12-year-old orphan commits suicide in Imo

Ekweremadu’s state police doctrine as precursor to rejigging failed security architecture

Coronavirus to slow production of phones, chips

Manufacturers seek concession as government mulls new gas regulation in June

Senate threatens to sack evasive MDAs’ heads, rejects defence by proxy

Minister inaugurates panel for construction of N2 trillion Mambilla power plant

Fayemi approves six months maternity leave for nursing mothers in Ekiti

WHO names deadly virus from China as ‘COVID-19

Judge challenges NDLEA to arrest the big names involved in drug peddling

Why Nigeria can’t have diaspora voting – Buhari

Customs intercepts Pangolin scales worth billions of Naira

NAFDAC confiscates 3 vehicles loaded with counterfeit, fake dugs in Asaba

Woman Discovers Her Husband Of 40 Years Is A Prison Escapee

Terrorists recruiting members on social media, says minister

14 Year Old Girl Graduates With Two University Degrees

Court acquits former Niger governor in N1.940bn money laundering case


Northern Elders Forum disagrees with Buhari on Ganduje, Emir Sanusi’s feud

Explosion rocks Edo APC secretary’s residence

STATE OF THE NATION: We can’t afford another civil war, Christian elders warn

Corruption deep-rooted in Nigeria before my coming ‘ Buhari

BOKO-Haram: Outrage trails killing of baby, UNIMAID student, 28 others

Kukah says Nigeria’s stranded with broken navigational aids

AIG solicits community support for better crime prevention

Gov. Ishaku says Mambilla power project will boost Nigeria’s industrial activities

FG spent N1bn monthly on cash transfer allocation in Jigawa

Okada/Tricycle ban: NANS urges LASG to provide alternative transport in Lagos inner roads

UNICEF wants legal action against violence on children in Kano

Forgiveness, non-violence only way for Christians, says Kukah

Police arrests 5 suspected cult members in Adamawa University

Oshiomhole has not endorsed any governorship candidate ‘ Ize-Iyamu

Fulfill 2019 coalition agreements, Oyo ADC charges Gov. Makinde

INEC to ensure effective participation of PWDs in election processes ‘ Official

Why Supreme Court affirmed Lyon as Bayelsa Governor-elect

State of the Nation: Again, PDP takes protest to EU, UN, French Embassies

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms David Lyon as Governor-elect of Bayelsa

Buhari never promised to make public declaration of assets ‘ Presidency

Buhari not doing enough to reconcile Ganduje and Sanusi ‘ NEF

Dangote remains Africa’s wealthiest person for 9th consecutive year

Customs seizes bags of contraband rice disguised as beans

How legalising marijuana can create $5bn industry, 200k jobs in Nigeria

Coronavirus: We’ve put measures in place to screen incoming passengers in airports ‘ Health Minister

Coronavirus outbreak in China may be over by April ‘ Experts

Breast, cervical cancer cases rising in India ‘ Minister

Soldiers, frown, fault FG’s release of 1,400 Boko Haram terrorists

Abiodun vows to deal with illegal miners

Gbajabiamila seeks review of US visa ban on Nigerians

NYSC floats commercial platforms to boost IGR

ANLCA endorses collection of Practitioners’ Operating Fee at ports

(VIDEO) 2nd Niger Bridge: Work reaches 33% with Feb 2022 target set

Military not involved in killing of man over N50 cooked egg in Jos ‘ STF commandant

FAAN warns residents to desist from burning bushes around airports

Labour writes AGF over incarceration of journalist, Agba Jalingo

I’m fully determined to defeat Boko Haram, others ‘ Buhari


Borno killing: Our land has been desecrated by blood of innocents, NLC tells Buhari

Reconciliation: Oshiomhole inaugurates Akande’s Committee

Tears as abducted, murdered Kaduna seminarian, Michael Nnadi, is buried

Why NPA revoked LADOL’s land lease agreement in Lagos ‘ Investigations

Gbajabiamila seeks review of US visa ban on Nigerians

Reps probe solvency of insurance firms, investment of premium

Assembly canvasses measures to checkmate high rate of rape in Oyo

Okowa wants more partnership with private sector for cleaner environment

Delta, USAID sign MoU for E-WASH implementation

Early Marriage: Kano to impose law to enforce girl-child finish secondary school, says SUBEB Chair

Why Nigeria is not getting concessional loans ‘ World Bank

Insecurity: Nigeria at a crossroad, Kukah laments


Disagreement part of politics, says Oshiomhole

Osun to spend N5billion on roads

Kwara, Saraki meeting deadlocked on land dispute

Nigeria rudderless under Buhari, says Kukah

Amotekun: How outfit will operate in Southwest states

Thousands stranded as Makinde rolls out free application forms

Zamfara panel indicts Yari over N8b cars to cronies

APC threatens Fayose with EFCC

AU calls on member nations to ratify agrement on African Parliament

Uncertainty over council polls in Cross River

APC chieftain advises Sanwo-Olu on governance

Nigeria becoming dumping ground for empty containers

Electricity is luxury in Nigeria, says NNPC chief

FG, U.S. sign $1.1m grant for electricity development

Amotekun: Oyo Exco Council approves bill to be sent to State Assembly

Northern Christians targets of killers, says Kukah

Anxiety over missing travellers in Ondo community

Fayemi approves 180 days maternity leave for Ekiti workers

Imo doctors, health workers protest over 70% salary payment

APC to sue Zamfara over harassment of members, says Oshiomhole


Kanus parents burial: Abia CP warns IPOB to steer clear, says hes not plotting to scuttle burial

How Military nab fleeing Boko Haram Member in Plateau

Aisha, Patience Jonathan parley on girl-child education,Women for Change

Bala raises alarm over desertification, flood threat in Bauchi

Bayelsa APC guber primary: SCourt dismisses Lokpobiri appeal

Talks over controversial demolition of Ile Arugbo collapses

Senate summons Emefiele, Ali, Kyari, others over unaudited accounts

State of the Nation: PDP seeks intervention of UN, EU, France

Nigeria needs more organisations like Amotekun if it wants to end insecurity- Baiyesha

Suicide bombing near military academy in Kabul kills 6

WHO names new coronavirus, Covid-19

Expert calls for more actions, funding to contain spread of Lassa fever

Suicide: Psychologist urges youths to embrace dialogue.

Chinese expert says coronavirus may peak soon as death toll surges past 1, 000

NAFDAC confiscates 3 vehicles loaded with counterfeit, fake drugs in Asaba

Locust outbreak: UN emergency chief warns of `serious problem in Africa

NLC writes Malami over Agba Janligos prolonged incarceration

Group says Northern Elders Forum too consumed with hatred for Buhari to see clearly

Court adjourns trial of 2 UniAbuja students until Feb 24

Boko Haram: 1, 115 children died from acute malnutrition in Borno in 2019 UNICEF

Cracks in NEF as Tsav distances board from verdict on Buhari

Group faults PDP over claims on Lagos traffic


Islamic organisation doles out N2.6b to 7,600 orphans

Oshiomhole decries persecution of Zamfara APC chieftains

Bayelsa gov’ship: S/Court affirms Lyon’s nomination, dismisses Lokpobiri’s appeal

PDP seeks EU, UN, AU intervention in Imo gov’ship tussle

18 parties back INEC’s de-registration of 74, raise c’ttee

Akande’s c’ttee can end APC crisis ‘ Edo govt

Political appointees barricade Bayelsa Govt. House over unpaid salaries

N525bn alleged theft: APGA seeks speedy prosecution of Sen Orji

APC youths mark day Buhari, others were pelted at Ogun rally

Fulfil Oyo 2019 coalition pacts, ADC candidates charge Makinde

NNPC, US agency sign $1.1m deal for Abuja power plant

Pipeline explosion: Group files N3.215bn suit against NNPC

Senate canvasses public-private partnership to fund road projects

FG trains 450,000 Nigerians on vocational skills ‘ SGF

FG assures investors on patent right benefits

PDP takes protest to EU, UN, AU, insists on Justice Tanko’s resignation

Bayelsa gov’ship: Supreme Court upholds Lyon’s nomination

NNPC, US agency sign $1.16m grant for new Abuja Power Plant


Zamfara insecurity : Yari dismisses Shinkafi’s allegations, threatens court action

Northern elders not Buhari responsible for North derived development, says BMO

Homily at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi

Bayelsa governorship: Supreme Court sided with Bayelsans, says APC

*IPAC endorses INEC deregistration of 74 parties, elects New officials*

BREAKING: Supreme Court Upholds Lyon’s Victory, Dismisses Appeal By Senator Lokpobiri

Senate shuts down legislative activities to mourn Late Longjan

PDP leaders protest at EU, French embassies


Artist Urges LASG To Promote Indigenous Music

PNHS Class 99 Donates Computers To Alma Mater, Tasks Students On Discipline

Lagos Organises School Invention Programmes For Students

School Nurtures Young Scientists, Showcases Projects

IPP: OAU Pays N65m Monthly On Electricity, To Quit National Grid

Admissions Outside CAPS May Jeopardise Candidate’s Mobilisation For NYSC, Job Placement

NYSC DG Tasks Staff On New Technology, Data Integrity


Eroding gains may end NSE brief reign as best performing stock market

NSE joins Financial and Information Services Association

Stock investors lost N239bn in one week

NSE appointed executive committee member of Financial and Information Services Association

NSE, Meristem highlight benefits of Exchange Traded Funds

NSE lists International Breweries 18.266bn shares

Market rebounds as bulls show up on Custom Street

NSE lists 2.261bn additional shares of Abbey Mortgage Bank


NLC to FG: Adopt new security strategy to end carnage

Kukah: Buhari has pushed Nigeria to the brink

Forbes: Dangote retains Africa’s wealthiest spot

Lagos designs emergency response plans for Coronavirus, Lassa fever

AIB: Engine failure liable for Air Peace, Max Air’s aircraft incidents

PDP to UN, EU: Democracy is dead in Nigeria

President: I’ll fight insecurity, bring prosperity to Nigeria


Aisha Buhari, Patience Jonathan meet at Presidential Villa

Police parade 82 suspected criminals in Delta

Nigeria’s borders closure: B/ Faso president, Kabore heads ECOWAS panel

Coronavirus: China shares official treatment guide with Nigeria

189 children die out of 1,000 births in Gombe ‘ UNICEF

El-Rufai revokes Durbar Hotel certificate of occupancy

Reps summon DG BPP, AGF over customs accounts

$1.2bn Malabu scam: Adoke re-arraigned, secures bail

AU, Arab League reject Trump’s controversial Mideast peace plan

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