Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 14 February 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Vested interests in govt are promoters of IPPIS ‘ ASUU President

Coronavirus: Ighalo steers clear of Man Utd training ground

Education should not be sacrificed for music

Nasarawa varsity to employ more female lecturers

Reps pledge to revisit diaspora voting, unveil own magazine

Expectations high as FG approves new uniform for correctional service

Minister sets up committee to harmonise Police Academy Bill




Ihediohas victory: Assembly asks IG to probe REC, returning officer

Well revisit diaspora voting, Reps reply Buhari

EFCC, NYSC conduct nationwide march against corruption

FG raises panel to harmonise Police Academy bill

Bandits, kidnappers operating in national parks, says Senate

Osun partners WAEC on examination fraud

Doctor explains why boys do better in mathematics

Uncertainty surrounds Bayelsa gov as Supreme Court sacks APC Lyon

South-West govs, IG adopt model for Amotekun

AfDBs faults World Bank on Nigeria, Africas debt profiles

Four directors arraigned for 2.5bn fraudulent refinery projects

Nigerian who finds cure for Coronavirus, Lassa feverll get N36m

Govt rearraigns Sowore, Bakare, trial adjourned

Nami blames FIRS target failure on waivers, overheads

Plateau killings: Police arraign 11 Fulani, community leaders

Nigerias oil exports fall as explosion shuts pipeline

Opposition hired miscreants to boo Buhari in Maiduguri Presidency

Stock market down N95bn on sale pressure

1999, 2003 election results missing, says INEC

Stock market down N95bn on sale pressure

Senate summons AGF, CBN over N596bn ecological fund

Gunmen attack mourners in Benue

APC threatens Ishakus over stay in Abuja

Tension as Nnamdi Kanu parents burial holds today

Bauchi govt owes N2.3bn for electricity, says Disco

Amotekun: IGP, South-West govs meet in Lagos

Declare emergency on power sector, Reps urge Buhari


CBN Offers Longer-term Naira Contracts to Lure Investors

Stakeholders Harp on Need for Private Capital to Fund Infrastructure

Why NPA Revoked LADOLs Land Lease Agreement

Disco to Spend N1bn on Service Upgrade in Nasarawa

Customs Agents Advise FG to Reverse Vessels Divertion Order

FG Reiterates Commitment to 70% Broadband Penetration


APC threatens legal action against Gov Ishaku’s long absence

Supreme Court sacks Lyon, Bayelsa gov-elect, for presenting deputy with forged qualifications

Edo group commends Buhari, APC on reconstituted reconciliation Committee

AA, 2 PDP state lawmakers again defect to APC in Imo

Tension in Umuahia as Nnamdi Kanu buries parents today

FG, states, others shared N8.15tr in 2019 ‘NEITI

Amotekun in Nigeria, stand your ground in America

Igbo leaders storm Kanu’s parents’ burial

CBN, banks rejig agric scheme in Enugu

Soldiers repair roads destroyed by B’Haram with IED

Herdsman kills brother, sets huts ablaze in Ebonyi

Man kills friend over N100 debt in Lagos

Rabiu, BUA Group boss is Nigeria’s 3rd richest, said Forbes 2020 World’s billionnaires list

Gunmen kill cop in Delta, steal rifle


Criminals now use public USB charging to juice jack phones – Experts

Passenger traffic records growth amid 737 Max crisis

Terrorists turn to social media for recruits’ Pantami

Osoba urges reflection of media struggles in democracy Niger Delta

Parents reject Kaduna government decision to relocate students of Rimi College

Cooking with paracetamol causes liver, kidney failure, NAFDAC warns

Lyon was at swearing-in rehearsal when Supreme Court sacked him


Confusion in Bayelsa as S-Court sacks gov-elect, Lyon

Edo 2020: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, EPM bicker over calls for surveillance on people, group

PDP receives Judgment on Bayelsa, rejects Imo

You are ranting, PDP fires back at Oshiomhole

Bayelsa residents split over Supreme Court’s judgment

British Airways passengers call for compensation over alleged abandonment

Receiving money transfers in foreign currency detrimental ‘ CBN

Oke-Ogun Poly, Saki matriculates students amid fanfare

2.55bn fraud: Court remands 4 directors of Petro Union Oil

FG will support partnership to tackle `out of school children’ challenge ‘ Osinbajo

Bayelsa: INEC meets on Supreme Court’s ruling Friday

Katsina: Police parade 6 for kidnapping, robbery

Bayelsa: Supreme Court judgment would have nullified election ‘ Oshiomhole

PDP’s candidate cannot be sworn in as Bayelsa Gov ‘ Oshiomhole

Supreme court: Imo Assembly passes vote of confidence

Edo 2020: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, EPM bicker over calls for surveillance on people, group

Bayelsa: Supreme Court Judgement victory for democracy ‘ PDP

PDP calls on NASS to legalise card reader in elections

We will obey Supreme Court order on Bayelsa ‘ INEC

Edo 2020: Electioneering will not affect governance, says Obaseki

Lassa Fever Update: NCDC records 472 cases, 70 deaths

Coronavirus: NMA wants Isolation centres at entry points

Tax waiver: Nigeria lost N1.3trn in 5 years -FIRS

Election results for 1999, 2003 missing’INEC

Sim Verification Exposes One Person With 57 Registered Sim Cards in One Network ‘ Pantami

Malaria: FG to scale-up intervention in nine states

SEC may announce new recapitalisation programme for capital market operators

LASEMA sets up committees to enhance emergency response

FCT strengthens surveillance to prevent Lassa fever, coronavirus

Bayelsa: You’re merely ranting, PDP mocks Oshiomhole

Supreme Court Judgment on Bayelsa will not make us abandon Imo ‘ PDP

Shekau mocks Buratai over claims of Army defeating Boko Haram

Tension in Edo as four feared killed in riot of tipper driver’s death

African countries must do more to win fight against corruption ‘ Magu

Bayelsa: INEC will effect Supreme Court judgment once served ‘ Okoye



Proscribed NURTW leaders warn Oyo govt against introduction of motor parks manager

Petroleum tanker drivers stop loading over border closure

Beyelsa Supreme Court judgement: Warn Oshiomhle to stop making remarks capable of destabilising Nigeria, Gov Wike tells FG

Reps probe over $100m foreign healthcare grant donated to Nigeria

Govt should empower us to boost security ‘Alaba

Senate tasks revenue agencies to set targets for performance

Motorcycle ban is for the safety of all ‘ Lagos Speaker

We are losing our eyes’: Inside Imo community where gas-flaring rages unchecked

Bayelsa: Be consistent in your judgements,Atiku tells Supreme Court justices

Spousal murder: Experts finger drug abuse, stigma, fear, trauma, anger for increase in cases

Borno: Presidency’s bribe for boo claim diversionary ‘ PDP

IGP, South-West govs agree on Amotekun


Alleged N163.9m bribe: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Plateau REC, one other

Agba Jalingo gets bail on N10m bond, N700,000 cash

Prosecution pays N200,000 fine in Sowores trial

Refineries: Oil firms directors remanded for 2.55b Barclays Bank scam

PDP needs transparency during primary, says Ezeemo

Terrorism: Police review strategy as IED bombings resume

N135b fraud: Fed Govt accuses Ifeanyi Ubah of evading court service

Constitution amendment alone cannot solve Nigerias problems

You are too arrogant, fans blast Burna Boy over controversial tweet

Alleged $8.4m fraud: Ajudua writes CCB over Bamaiyis assets

Senate queries CBN, AGF over N596bn Ecological Fund

FAAC shared N8.15tr to Fed Govt, states, LGA in 2019

Power sector loss hits N1.7trillion

NLC seeks increased vigilance over insecurity

Ajimobi sues Makinde, others over revocation of landed property

Supreme Court: Jubilation in Bayelsa PDP, shock in APC

Four feared killed in Edo riot

Lassa fever: 472 confirmed cases, 70 deaths recorded in 26 states NCDC

FG approves new uniform for correctional service

Nnamdi Kanu apologies to Abia CP over threat to family

FAAC shared N8.15tr to FG, states, LGA in 2019

Refineries: Oil firm directors remanded for 2.55b Barclays Bank scam


Bayelsa govship: APC, PDP differ over Lyons sack by SCourt

Senate to Buhari: Hold security chiefs accountable for insecurity

NCDC records 472 cases, 70 deaths

We support countries to negotiate terms of royalties, taxes to coys-AfDB

Immunisation: Kwara is polio-free, declares AbdulRazaq

Senate tasks revenue agencies to set performance targets

House to collaborate with Red Cross on IDPs Gbajabiamila

Declare state of emergency on power, Reps charge President

Supreme Court judgment on Bayelsa shows power belongs to the people Atiku

Why Justice Mary Odili-led Supreme Court panel sacked Bayelsa gov-elect, deputy

FG says N36m awaits any scientist who finds cure to Coronavirus

Oshiomole donates 200 Bags of Rice to IDPs in the North East

Magu seeks public ownership of anti-corruption

Anambra woman produces brake, clutch levers for automobile coys in Nigeria [Video]

WHO develops COVID-19 treatment master plan

A/Ibom assembly seeks relocation of DPR, ExxonMobil to state

Minister urges NCC board to link SIM cards, national ID cards, BVN

Benue assembly passes 9 bills, adopt 25 resolutions


JUST IN: Bayelsa: INEC yet to get court order on certificate of return

FUDMA gets N3b Medical, Engineering faculties

Dickson to APC: Take Supreme Court verdict in good faith

FG to increase mining sector contribution to GDP

AU Summit: Between Buhari’s and El-Sisi’s speeches

PDP, Atiku hail Supreme Court verdict on Bayelsa, demands same on Imo

FG to scientists: Discover Conoravirus vaccine, get N36m

Gunmen abduct JAMB applicant in Ondo, as investigative team takes over Ile-Oluji robbery

Borno and Nigeria’s Growing Distance from the President

Eat more insects to tackle Lassa Fever, others, Don tells Nigerians

Abd’Allah blames Wikki’s poor run on lack of depth in squad

Nigerians will not invest in DisCos in their current state ‘ SEC

FG, states, others shared N8.15tr in 2019 ‘ NEITI

FG should declare emergency on its roads in Ogun, Gov Abiodun tells NASS

SIM cards: Subscriber may have more than three or less ‘ FG

FG launches power installation safety code, to arrest violators

Okada, Keke ban in Lagos, attack on working people ‘ FIWON

Nigeria under-investing in refineries ‘Experts

IOCs, others seek robust fiscal policies regime for oil sector

FG, States, LG share N8.15trn in 2019 ‘ NEITI

Tax waiver: Nigeria lost N1.3trn in 5 years ‘ FIRS

No government will be sworn-in tomorrow in Bayelsa ‘ Oshiomhole

Nigeria does not have the capacity to borrow $23 billion

APC, PDP react to Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa

Why Buhari hasn’t responded to our call to sack service chiefs ‘ Senate

EXCLUSIVE: How we’ll comply with Supreme Court judgement on Bayelsa ‘ INEC

Confusion in Yenagoa as Supreme court upturns APC’s victory


Reps declear state of emergency in power sector

Aid Agency Drags Country Director, Pastor, 2 Others To EFCC Over Multi-Million Fraud

Breaking: Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa governor-elect, deputy

BREAKING: Court grants Agba Jalingo N10m bail

BREAKING: Senate directs Army to set up base in Auno over killings

Beware of sycophants, corrupt politicians, Frank charges David Lyon

Security: S’East Governors endorse Community Policing model

EFCC arraignsan for ‘3.8million fraud


Agency Tasks Journalists On Community Development

Ota Toll Gate Needs Attention Now

Row As Oteyi Estate Residents Protest Installation Of Unpopular Exco

Government Bans Vehicular Movement In Osun Groove

Lawmaker Gives 250 UTME Forms To Students In Oshodi/Isolo Constituency 2

Brewery Level Crossing/Gaskiya Road To Be Closed For Railway Project

Ogunmokun Crossing Closes For Railway Project

Ighalo And Burden Of Being Manchester United Player

APC Lost Bayelsa Due To Oshiomhole’s Recklessness ‘ Idahosa



USADF eyes investment in Lagos transport system, as motorcycle taxi ban opens opportunity

Nigeria can avert devaluation until 2021 says Bloomberg

Cummins inaugurates $35m Lagos facility to service its Nigerian market

Google’s $1M grant targets internet safety for children

Nigerian fines to weigh on MTN Group’s 2019 profit growth

BPE to raise N266.8bn privatisation proceeds to fund 2020 budget

Ecobank signs cross border remittance partnership with Alipay

Nigeria ranks low in e-commerce as consumer spent $44 on electronic purchases



January 2020 hottest in 141 years, says NOAA

FEC approves N318m contract for NDDC forensic audit

Constitutional review: Restructuring tops agenda -Senate

Bayelsa: You are merely ranting, PDP tells Oshiomhole

Crisis rocks IPAC, as LP, APGA PDP, APC, others reject interim leadership

Insecurity: Declare state of emergency now, Reps tell Buhari

Gunmen kidnap Edo monarch’s wife

Reps summon ex NIPOST boss over unaudited account

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