Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 17 February 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Buhari’s Confidants Misleading Him On State Of The Nation ‘ Opadokun

Cases Of Rape, Sodomy Becoming Alarming In Kano ‘ FIDA

APC Leadership Deserves Blame On Bayelsa Governorship Conundrum ‘ Sagay

Ondo 2020: Why Adetula Wants To Succeed Akeredolu

Bayelsa: Comply with Electoral Act Now, Prosecute Oshiomhole ‘ Reps PDP Caucus

PUNCH

Idahosa, others blame Oshiomhole, APC leadership on Bayelsa

Why Supreme Court cant hear Ihediohas judgment review application Uzodinma

2023: Diaspora, electronic voting not ruled out, says INEC

I left Govt House a fulfilled man Dickson

Electoral Act: CSOs want all elections conducted same day

CBN forex intervention hits $43.5bn in 15 months

Power sector loses N19.15bn in 10 days

CBN to offer single-digit loans to rice farmers

Ibadan-Kano rail line ready by 2023, says FG

FG supports creative industry with N7bn loan

New tax lawll boost insurers profitability, recapitalisation NIA

Nigerias future in private sector hands, says ICSAN

Sex-for-marks bill: 15,550 parents, pupils petition National Assembly

Stop blame game on Boko Haram, NEF tells Buhari

Falana says Presidency lacks power to stop peaceful protest

Driver arrested with drugs at Lagos airport

SERAP seeks explanation on $5bn Abacha loot spending

Fresh Bayelsa gov poll: INEC rejects APCs request, party heads for Supreme Court

We havent abandoned Operation Ogbunigwe plan Ohanaeze

Ekiti, Oyo, Ondo to sign Amotekun Bill soon

Boko Haram repelled in Damaturu

JAMB registers 1.9 million UTME candidates

Scarcity looms as NUPENG asks Rivers members to shut down

Intensify effort against coronavirus, expert tells FG

Ibadan obas attack Olubadan, accuse him of selling titles

NASSll support Buhari against insecurity Lawan

Osun plans talk with Oyo on LAUTECH single ownership

Gunmen kidnap six passengers in Kogi

Court summons Emefiele over N200m police judgment debt

Lulu-Briggs widow, family disagree on late monarchs burial

Constituency project badly misconstrued by Nigerians, says Lawan

Bandits killed Katsina farmers out of revenge, says Buhari

THISDAY

Buhari Commends ACCIs Role in Economic Development

Investors Trade N12.126bn Shares amid Bearish Sentiments

Shinkafi Writes Embassies, Seeks Revocation of Yaris Visa

APC Asks INEC to Conduct Fresh Governorship Election in Bayelsa

Making Recovered Loots Work for Nigeria

How Natural Gas Can Fuel Nigerias Industrial Revolution

Delta Commits $1 Billion to Sustainable Air Travel

New Cruise Ship Set for Big Impact in Lagos

Wike Asks Oshiomhole to Resign for Failing to Stop Diris Inauguration

Before the State Surrenders to Armed Criminals

SUN

APC leaders marginalising northerners ‘Ex-SGF, Lawal

We’re ready for Edo election ‘ EOD

Bayelsa: Sylva calls for calm over sack of Lyon, apologises to Buhari

Diri offers Sylva, APC candidate olive branch

Tension, anxiety in Imo as Supreme Court reviews case

WHO, UNICEF rate Osun high on polio eradication

Why I support involvement of mercenaries in fight against Boko Haram ‘Senator Ndume

Nigeria’s debt profile now worrisome ‘Senator Obadara

Nigerians worried over escalating security challenges, proffer solutions

Bayelsa new gov: Wike calls for Oshiomhole’s resignation

Kaduna attacks: Sen. Uba mourns, calls for immediate supply of relief items

Nigeria can generate$2billion annually from donkey value chain ‘DSPMEAN

GUARDIAN

GOC solicits stakeholders’support to curb insurgency in Borno

Dubai forecast to add 127,000 more homes before 2023

FUPRE laments FG’s neglect, may approach National Assembly

Niger Delta ministry seeks $800m loan for Oron-Calabar East-West road project

Amaechi wants $3b to rejig Port Harcourt-Maiduguri old narrow gauge

Renewable energy leads to global carbon emissions decline in 2019

Court stops Lagos from stripping judiciary of power over probate registry

PDP lawmakers wants Oshiomhole prosecuted over comments on Bayelsa

Grammy Awards 2020: Did Seun Kuti Just Shade Burna Boy

Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020: IMF

VANGUARD

22 killed, 11 injured in Katsina auto crash

Coronavirus: China’s economy maintains momentum of growth’Consul-General in Lagos

World Bank to deliberate on Nigeria’s loan request tomorrow

After Vanguard’s reports, Army rectifies soldiers’ salary discrepancies

ROYAL CRISIS: We reserve rights to dethrone you, Olubadan-in-Council tells Olubadan

Banditry, kidnapping: Don’t revenge, Buhari tells victims

Over 1.9 million candidates registered for 2020 UTME, DE ‘ JAMB

Police faults media reports of herdsmen killings in Delta

Bayelsa: Sylva apologises to Buhari, describes Supreme Court verdict as provocative

Sylva to Bayelsa APC supporters: Don’t take laws into your hands

Fire razes eight shops in Lagos market

INSECURITY: Presidency lacks power to stop protests ‘ Falana

Polls:Protests against Supreme Court verdicts dangerous enterprise-Coalition

TRIBUNE

Police nab alleged Aiye confraternity kingpin, ‘samora’ in Ikorodu

215 vehicles impounded, 98 people arrested and prosecuted from Ikoyi, Victoria Island clean-up

Let’s know your stand on ownership of LAUTECH, Osun resolution committee writes Oyo govt

Immunisation: Kano did not record wild polio case in 64 months ‘ Ganduje

Supreme Court judgement: Mandate of Bayelsans will be restored ‘ Sylva

APC writes INEC, demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

Infrastructure dev’t: SEC emphasizes the need to attract private, domestic capital

This economy is in a bubble, and the bubble will burst if’ ‘Chike-Obi

2 years after, Nigeria yet to benefit from currency swap with China

NATION

Supreme Court should order fresh election in Imo, says group

I am a strong contender for governor, says Ogiemwonyi

ECOWAS meeting on Nigerias land borders closure ended

Three Nigerian movies selected for Hollywood showcase

N50.2b Calabar-Itu road dualisation will boost Southsouth, Southeast economy

Fed Govt awaits Russian firms nod on Lagos-Calabar rail line

Katsina road accident claims 22 lives, 11 injured

$5m recovered money: SERAP seeks details of expenditurefrom Fed Govt

IPMAN calls off strike as Oyetola intervenes

Troops foil Boko Harams attack on Damaturu

Equities slow down as investors lose N162b

SEC seizes N2.35b ponzi assets

State Police: Kano to establish Hisbah Academy

Diri to Sylva, Lyon: support me

Bayelsa: Reps PDP caucus hail Diris emergennce

BREAKING: Arsenal secure impressive win against Newcastle

Dont politicise Amotekun recruitment, Ekiti Elders warn

El-Rufai made success of our privatization program Obasanjo

Im the best material for Ondo gov race Kekemeke

UIAA Lagos gets new executives, Dauda Salau emerges new Chairman

Fire razes 16 stores in Lagos market

Our mandate in Bayelsa will be restored, Sylva boasts

Imo: APC, Uzodinma urge Supreme Court to reject Ihediohas request for review

UTME candidates in last-minute rush as 1.9 million register

DAILY TIMES

Zulum plans repatriation of 120, 000 refugees from Niger Republic

Shinkafi petitions US, UK, EU, seeks revocation of Yaris visa

Bayelsa: Reps PDP caucus demand prosecution of Oshiomhole

APC stalwart says its time for Oshiomhole to exit position

Time for Oshiomhole to go, says party stalwart

China introduces death penalty for concealing coronavirus symptoms

Expert suggests regular fruit intake to reduce diseases

Insecurity: Presidency lacks power to stop protests Falana

APC demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

APC writes INEC, demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

Insurgency: Buratai promotes 3 soldiers for outstanding performance

Lagos impounds 215 vehicles, arrests 98 offenders in Ikoyi /VI clean-up

NiMet predicts dust haze for Monday

Nigeria to save $1bn from fish import ban, says expert

Sylva cautions Bayelsa APC supporters against violence

Fire destroys 8 shops in Apongbon Market LASEMA

DAILY TRUST

APC demands fresh poll in Bayelsa

Imo gov’ship: Uzodinma asks S/Court to dismiss Ihedioha’s appeal

Insecurity: Ka’oje wants devolution of power

Why I paraded my family during plenary ‘ Doguwa

2 fishermen nabbed over attempt to smuggle petrol to Benin Republic

Man bags 3 months for drug trafficking

Lagos police nab 33-year-old car snatcher

FCT police bust visa racketeering syndicate

FCT minister promises teachers better welfare

Vaccination: Agric secretariat hails FCT residents on Compliance

FG mulls handing over IPPIS, TSA to Galaxy Backbone

AUTHORITY

Bayelsa: APC demands fresh poll as Oshiomhole writes INEC

Imo Guber: Supreme Court to hear Ihedioha’s review application February 18

Gov. Diri solicits support from Sylva, Lyon others

Enugu Council polls: Opposition in disarray

Declare emergency on education sector ‘ Oil magnet urges FG

OMO-AGEGE condemns attack on Delta communities

CILT backs Lagos on ban on motorcycles, tricycles

FERMA backs Bauchi governor’s plan on roads

Gov. Zulum plans repatriation 120,000 Nigerian refugees from Niger

NEW TELEGRAPH

Uduafi: We need a review of security architecture to end terrorism

Bayelsa: Lyon, Diri before the law

NASS committed to solving insecurity ‘ Lawan

Nasarawa, development partners move to tackle Almajiri

FIRS: Nigeria lost N1.3trn to waivers in 5 years

APC has not provided leadership ‘ Shittu

NDDC: Ojougboh warns against destabilising IMC

BLUEPRINT

Kaduna-Abuja route: Railway workers, police in ticket racketeering, rake between N450, 000, N1m daily

Niger: Police, other security agents discover bandits’ hole

Zulum visits Abadam town, Boko Haram stronghold

Finance Act 2020’ll promote insurance business ‘ NIA

Railway: Abuja-Kaduna route gets 10 more coaches

ANOH gas plant to boost power generation by 1200mw ‘ Seplat

FG to tightens rules on multiple SIM cards ownership

Can Akande committee end crises in Edo

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