Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 13 February 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Rising Boko Haram attacks

Empowerment: Fidelity Bank, Gazelle Academy train undergraduates

BPE targets N270bn from sales of power assets, others

Buhari: I wonder how Boko Haram has survived up till now

Sylva: FG discovers 1bn barrels of oil in North-East

Dare certifies Edo 90% ready for 2020 NSF



Sowore: Soyinka, others in court, judge fines FG N.2m

Ondo APC leaders reject Bisi Akande as peace panel chair

Ohanaeze opts for Operation Ogbunigwe, govs back community policing

W’ll consider 2014 confab report during constitution review Senate

Nigeria and the raging Coronavirus monster

Courts, not NHRC indicted electoral offenders Official

Nigeria needs N92bn to fight cancer, says NMA

Customs in mass vehicle seizures over import duty underpayment, others

Nigeria, Ethiopia sign visa waiver agreement

Kanu parents burial: Police beef up security, IPOB sounds tough

One billion oil barrels found in North-East, says FG

Nigerian phone vendors stuck in China over coronavirus

Infrastructure development, fastest way to tackle unemployment Fashola

Tin Can Customs eyes N47.4bn monthly revenue

Forget about new seaports, fix existing ones Stakeholders

NPA, LADOL tackle each other over land revocation

BPE opposes Discos, Gencos sale reversal, proposes subsidy

FG to move petrol, cooking gas by rail

Gas market in focus amid network code implementation

Harmattan: Airlines cancel more flights as visibility worsens

2019 bank loans to customers rose by N2.23tn CBN

EIA lowers global oil demand on coronavirus impacts

Joint exchange ownership to activate idle capital Expert

FIRS inaugurates system to track tax evaders

Cyberattacks: FG urged to protect oil industry data

OPEC slashes oil demand forecast by 230,000bpd

Stock market inches up marginally with N1bn gain

FG to auction N140bn bonds February 19

SIM suit: Buharis daughter shuns allegations of rights abuse

Bandits kill 13 family members, eight others in fresh Kaduna village attack

Youths raze mans house for killing kinsman in South Africa

Stop keeping quiet about Nigerias problems, Sultan tells monarchs

FG acquires reagents, says no coronavirus in Nigeria

I may order Yaris arrest for attacking me Matawalle

National Assembly wants arms-bearing force over security fears

We conducted exams for 19 states on credit NECO

Gunmen kidnap Edo monarchs wife, daughter

Boko Haram cannot strike without your cooperation, Buhari tells Borno leaders

Coronavirus: Lagos places Alimosho hotels, resorts under surveillance

Insecurity: Angry Borno residents boo Buhari during sympathy visit

Inferno kills 30-year-old woman in Nasarawa

Judges, lawyers, law enforcement agencies responsible for court delays CJN

Police confirm kidnap of Edo monarchs wife

Zahra Buhari hasnt secured job with PPPRA Presidency

Meet the new worlds oldest living male

ICPC arraigns former poly rector for PhD scandal

Two soldiers, three civilian JTF killed in fresh Borno attack

NYSC gets operational licence for N50m radio station

Police, others allowed to join Amotekun


Technology Will Address Africas Logistics Challenges

FG Reiterates Commitment to 70% Broadband Penetration

Sylva: One Billion Barrels of Crude Discovered in NEast

UK, Nigeria Launch 10m Partnership to Tackle Threat of Drug Resistance

Refund Mobilisation Fee or Return to Site, Bauchi Tells Contractors of Abandoned Road Projects

Discovery of Oil Can’t Affect Our Relationship, Bauchi Gov Assures Gombe Lawmakers

Ekiti Approves N248.5m to Defray 2020 WAEC Fees of Students

Bauchi Officials End 2-Day Retreat, Adopt Comprehensive Blueprint

Group Seeks Collaboration in Tackling Malnutrition

Court Slams N200,000 on FG for Stalling Sowore’s Trial

In Display of Solidarity, Soyinka, Odinkalu in Court for Sowore’s Trial


Security: Oyetola, Sultan, Ooni advocate partnership with traditional rulers

Odubu, Obaseki trade tackles over security situation in Edo

Ogun, Ondo approve draft bill on Operation Amotekun

Stop distracting Uzodinma, OMPALAN tells PDP, others

2nd Niger Bridge ready February 2022 ‘ Julius Berger

Imo: Charly Boy leads massive protest, says father told him Supreme Court can make mistake

Kaduna bandits attack: 9 children, 13 adults feared killed

FIRS launches intelligence system to track tax evaders, others

I’m surprised Boko Haram still exists ‘ Buhari

Breaking News: High music maestro Victor Olaiya is dead

I slept with virgins for money ritual ‘ Ex-Eagles’ goalie, Peterside


At IGP security summit, South East governors embrace FG’s community policing

Presidency denies Buhari’s daughter’s PPPRA job report

Harmattan haze cripples air travel as airlines delay, cancel flights

Nigeria, Ethiopia sign pact on visa waiver, defence

Edo APC crisis: Attacks design to embarrass Obaseki ‘ Information Commissioner

Buhari pledges more decisive measures, seeks cooperation from community leaders

Man Threatens To Set Himself On Fire After His Birthday Is Cancelled Because Of Coronavirus

ISWAP attack kills five Nigerian security personnel

FG files fresh charges against Sowore



Amotekun: We either restructure or end up like Somalia ‘ Attah

Insecurity: Don’t push us into armed struggle, IPOB warns Army, Police

DETAILED: Amotekun personnel to bear arms with IGP’s approval ‘S/West AGs

Boko Haram hits Maiduguri as Buhari visits, runs into storm

SON certifies Innoson vehicles, issues MANCAP certificate

Our mandate is to eradicate malaria this year, says CCF boss

Benue fisherman beats wife to death over missing N5,000

FEC approves lead consultant for forensic audit of NDDC

BPE to raise N267bn from privatization of 20 coys

Suspended Kogi officials to face probe ‘ Govt

South-East governors pledge commitment to community policing

Gov. Matawalle assents to N188.5 bn appropriation bill

NSE to complete demutualisation process, April 24

Father who declined treatment to save daughter flees home with baby

FIRS launches intelligence system to track tax evaders

Expert raises the alarm, as Ekiti Amotekun bill gives personnel immunity from prosecution

NCC sensitises stakeholders to significance of equipment type approval

Reps summon NIPOST boss over 6-year unaudited accounts

Oyo LG crisis suit: Court fixes Feb 21 for out-of-court settlement, hearing

Maiduguri: Governors call for greater responsibility on the part of security operatives

Soldiers storm Nnamdi Kanu’s home, block entrance to his residence

Mysterious new virus with unknown origin emerge in Brazil

Court remands man, friend for allegedly defiling his 2 daughters

Unemployed charged with trafficking 350g of Marijuana

Bus owner allegedly stabs driver with broken bottle in Ajegunle, Lagos

Court remands nursing mother for stealing cell phone in Church

Mob roasts man to death for stealing fowl in Calabar

Driver, 10 Abuja bound passengers abducted, N1m ransom demanded

My 3 daughters were defiled by a cleric, mother tells court

1bn barrels of crude oil discovered in North-East’ FG

Insecurity: Suspicious faces invade NASS

BREAKING: Boko haram attacks Borno again after Buhari’s sympathy visit

NIPS: Minister assures recommendation will be implemented

UN launches practical guidance for protection of children in conflict situations

The draft of Amotekun Bill to be passed February 14

Condom Day: We encourage people to share love, not HIV ‘ DG NACA

Court orders arrest of Adamawa lawmaker for contempt

You’ve disappointed us, Borno residents tell Buhari

Edo APC crisis: Attacks design to embarrass Obaseki ‘ Information Commissioner

NDDC: Senate Bows to Buhari, Recognises Interim Management Committee


Reps to standardise safety, environmental management to boost economy

Appointment of perm secs’ll now be based on examinations, says Sanwo-Olu

As northern leaders lament insecurity, poverty again

Amotekun: South-West governors acted intelligently’Adisa

Injustice, collapse of value system breeds insecurity ‘ Sultan of Sokoto

Scientists discover new mysterious virus in Brazil

No one can turn Nigeria to one party state ‘ex-Reps

UPDATE: Nigeria gets three centres to test for coronavirus

Shortage of chairs, tables hits public schools in Delta

Rail project: Apapa port structures demolition may collapse economy ‘Operators

Jobseekers rush for application forms as Oyo plans to recruit 7,000 teachers

Group to Buhari: Declare state of emergency in Borno now

FG to commence rehabilitation of PH refinery


Senate to consider 2014 Confab report in constitution review

Oyo APC leaders urge Akande panel to be fair

Ekweremadu is Southeast Caucus Leader

Bayelsa chieftain withdraws case against Lyon, APC

Judge fines govt N200,000 for delaying Sowores trial

Senate queries NDDCs budget

FIRS launches intelligence system to track tax evaders, others

Presidential Panel begins works on Visa restriction, others

Reps order NECO to pay over N6bn to FG

PDP members hiring miscreants to disturb peace in Imo Uzodinma

Fear over possible attack on National Assembly Complex

We need your help to win terror war, Buhari tells Borno elders

CAN insists on sacking service chiefs over Auno killings

Insurgency: PDP charges Buhari to take steps to end killings

Regionalism will not take Nigeria anywhere- Lawan

Zahra didnt secure job at PPPRA Presidency

Regionalism wont take Nigeria anywhere, says Lawan


IGP meets SEast governors behind closed doors over security

Reps to standardise safety, environmental management to boost economy

Charlie Boy leads protest against Supreme Court judgment in Imo

Buhari group tackles Bishop Kukah over comments, accuses him of fanning embers of religious discord

Stop distracting Gov. Uzodinma, group warns PDP

Reps to Buhari: Declare state of emergency on security

Insurgency: Buhari pledges more decisive measures

Benue confirms 2 Lassa fever cases, 7 deaths from strange disease

Coronavirus: FG sets up test centres in Lagos, FCT, Edo

FEC approves lead consultant for forensic audit of NDDC

Presidents booing in Borno shows Nigerians loss of confidence in Buhari PDP

Constitution Review: Senate to consider 2014 confab report

1bn barrel of crude oil discovered in Northeast Sylva

NSCDC begin mop up surveillance of Zamfara mining sites


Senate to consider 2014 confab reports in constitution review

S/Court protest: PDP, APC supporters clash in Imo

Calls for regionalism won’t take us anywhere ‘ Lawan

PDP leaders visit Kwara gov, pledge loyalty

You’re a pathetic loser ‘ Matawalle tells Yari

Marafa’s APC faction tackles Yari over persecution claim

Oshiomhole faction fomenting crisis for emergency rule ‘ Edo govt

For Kole Shetima and Amina Saliu on their special anniversaries

Man, 30, charged with alleged sexual assault of physically challenged girl

Newspapers Distribution Association loses member

Why gov’ts should borrow to fix education

Man remanded over sexual assault of teenager

Oyo suspends school heads over extortion

Man, 25, sentenced to 3 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of goods

Gombe’s directive to teachers faulted on many grounds

Ekiti approves N248m for 2020 WAEC exam fees

Varsity to confer degrees on Dahiru Bauchi, others

Senator donates money to college fire victims

Suspect arraigned in court over phone theft

Nigeria now has three laboratories for Coronavirus test ‘ Health minister

Lassa fever kills 8 in single week

Nigeria can earn $3.4m from cashew export ‘ NEPC

1bn barrel of crude oil discovered in Northeast ‘ Minister

FEC approves N318m for NDDC forensic audit

How residents booed Buhari in Maiduguri

FG launches power installations safety code

Navy arrests 8 suspects with 608 bags of rice in A/Ibom

BPE to raise N266.8bn from asset sales in 2020

Why Kwankwaso, Abba couldn’t receive Katsina trekker

Police don’t need another institute

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


Buhari Returns To Nigeria, Pays Condolence Visit To Maiduguri

PUBLIC DECLARATION OF ASSETS: Keep to your promises, Bishop Kukah tells Buhari

Nigerian Army Troops kill more terrorists, recover Gun trucks, Suppliers, Others

Ohanaeze expels Secretary-General, Former Youth leader

Kano partners FG to revitalize Pfizer cancer centre

ECOWAS countries take step to improve risk communication

Reps lament N25.2bn capital releases to education in 2019 budget

Deregistration: 18 parties set up IPAC interim committee


Has Buhari’s Government Lost The War Against Insecurity

CLEEN Foundation Already Strategising Ahead Edo, Ondo Elections ‘ Olofin

Group Lauds Ajimobi’s Emergence As APC Deputy National Chairman

Remembering Beko Ransome-Kuti 14 Years After

Most Nigerians Lack Access To Clean Water

BPE Targets N266.8bn Revenue In 2020

Oil Jumps More Than 2% As Slowdown In China Coronavirus Cases Eases Fuel Demand Concerns

FG Calls For Harmony Among Stakeholders On Social Security Schemes


FEC approves N318m contract for NDDC forensic audit

Zamfara: Another LG boss, 4 councilors decamp to PDP

Troops capture terrorists, rescue captives in Borno

PDP chieftains stage protest in Abuja

Oshiomhole has not endorsed gov Obaseki successor ‘ Ize-Iyamu

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

PDP chieftains stage protest in Abuja

Presidency, Kukah bicker over Buhari’s non-asset declaration status

Lamido tells Buhari: Listen to worthy advisers, secure Nigerians


BPE targets N266.8bn from asset sales to fund 2020 budget

Equity market gains N3bn

Chevron receives 2 awards at 2020 NIPS Oil/Gas Dinner

Customs intercepts trailer load of rice packed as beans

Samsung unveils Galaxy S20 phones

MTN Group sees a 50% lift in earnings

FIRS launches system to track tax evaders, others

FEC approves N1.4bn for marine fenders

Highlife legend Olaiya dies at 89

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