Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 18 February, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Insecurity: 1013 killed in Niger Delta in 2019 ‘ Report

APC writes INEC, demands fresh poll in Bayelsa

22 perish in Katsina auto crash, says FRSC

Oshiomhole working against APC, democracy ‘ CNPP says

Investor Protection key to Market Development ‘ SEC

FCT College of Education graduates 12,969 students


Court overrules Fayoses objection to change of witness

Monopoly democracy not good for Nigeria, says Ezekwesili

Nigeria, ECOWAS states hold meeting on coronavirus

Ondo Assembly resumes for Amotekun Bill, Alake rallies support

Five die in Edo road crash

Cross River prepared for Cameroonian refugees, says SEMA

Senate advocates mandatory health insurance scheme for Nigerians

Protesters storm APC secretariat, demand Oshiomholes sacking

PDP insists on probing Bayelsa governorship poll

I didnt prophesy on Bayelsa gov Fr. Mbaka

Magu must produce those who killed my uncle in EFCC custody Nephew of deceased civil servant

Racketeers partner lecturers, turn varsity final-year projects to money-making machines

Subscribers condemn restriction of Nigerians to three telephone lines

Active PoS terminals rise by 40% in one year

NUC ranks Federal Poly Offa as best affiliated institution

Insecurity: Boko Haram, herders and Nigerians

FG shortlists 200 investors for gas flare sites

Reps uncover loopholes in NIGCOMSAT accounts, say management incompetent

CBN, firms move to establish milk processing plants

AfDB to support agro-processing zones with $300m

NNPC, oil majors disburse $360m for Ogoni clean-up

FG to inaugurate committee for new economic plan

Bayelsa airport yet to meet safety requirements NCAA

Our tariffs up by 50% April 1 Ikeja Disco

SEC advocates more palliatives to encourage listings

22 million housing deficit unacceptably high, says SGF

Stock market down by N96bn on sale pressure

World Bank meets over fresh loan for Nigeria

Currency in circulation drops by N193.2bn in January

FIRS seeks stakeholders support on N8.5tn revenue target

FG to inaugurate committee for new economic plan

Reps order 400 exotic cars, reject Nigerian brands

North destroying itself, end to quota system coming Sanusi

Tension in Imo as Supreme Court sits on Ihediohas review suit today

Presidency defends service chiefs, blames Libya for insecurity

Oshiomhole loyalists compile evidence against Obaseki

UN bans disposable plastics in Nigerian offices

Coronavirus: ECOWAS strengthens regional preparedness

Magu begs UK to extradite Diezani

FG sends relief materials to Auno

20 killed in Niger food distribution stampede

Agba Jalingo released from detention

Coronavirus: Infected passengers evacuated on US flights


Derefaka: FG Liberalising Gas Market with New Transportation Code

Edo/Delta Customs Generates N1.8bn in January

Youth Skills Development Good for Economic Growth, Says Wole Aboderin

Senate Committee on Works Commends Tax Credit Scheme Initiative

FG Urges NCC to Develop New Regulatory Strategies

Forensic Accounting Society Pledges to Tackle Fraud

Nigerias Industrial Devt Hampered by Dearth of Skilled Labour

Court Restrains INEC from Deregistering 31 Political Parties

Court Issues Bench Warrant for Arrest of Ex-Custom Boss, Dikko

Protesters Storm APC Secretariat, Demand Oshiomhole’s Sack

S’Court Can’t Change Its Own Ruling, Says Yusuf Ali


Every region should adopt Amotekun template ‘U.S.A Igwesi

Stakeholders warn Obaseki, others against sponsoring attacks on Oshiomhole

IPAC hails court order restraining INEC from deregistering 31 parties

Anti-Oshiomhole protesters ground APC Secretariat

Don’t allow moneybags hijack primary tickets, Ekiti APC tells members

Imo: Disqualify yourself, 6 other Supreme Court justices, PDP tells CJN

NFF appoints Amokachi head of technical department

Experts urge Buhari to align tax laws with national policy

FG urges states to consider IGR as critical revenue source

Police extend curfew in Bayelsa

Diri to send 2020 budget proposal to Assembly

Herdsmen attack: Delta community, police disagree over death toll

ASUU, NANS in war of words over sexual harassment

281 EFCC Detective Cadets to pass out from NDA today

Insecurity: Abdulsalami offers Buhari solution

Katsina killings: Buhari sends Kyari, others on fact finding mission

How’ll utilise N65.7bn loan ‘Sokoto govt

CAN President calls for unity among Christians

Families petition IG over defunct NITEL land

Govt should enact strict laws to punish child abusers, rapists ‘Olotu

Most okada riders who invaded Lagos’re not Nigerians ‘Oladejo


How court decisions, INEC’s shortcomings may endanger Nigeria’s democracy

Eight burnt to death in Edo auto crash

Operators task banks on SMEs lending, financial advisory

FCT traffic service nets over N3.5 billion IGR

FMBN disburses N238 billion in 27 years

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Amaechi, Buhari’s aide refutes report of escaping kidnapper’s attack

Bello warns MDAs against contract inflation, project padding


8 corpses of farmers killed by herdsmen in Delta exhumed for investigation

Nigeria at crossroads, reverse gear’Anglican Communion

No Northern leader can be happy, Emir Sanusi laments at El Rufai’s 60th birthday

I was never attacked by bandits ‘ Amaechi

Court dismisses Kano kingmakers’ suit challenging creation of new emirates

FG selects 6 states for pilot Open Schooling Programme

Deregistration: Parties dedicate court victory to Gani Fawehinmi

ASUU, NANS, other women rights advocacy groups clash at the Senate over sexual harassment bill

ASUU calls for review of existing laws on sexual harassment

Nigeria facing severe drug insecurity ” NAFDAC

WHO says latest Chinese data may point to declining covid-19 spread

Covid-19: ECOWAS ministers of health to strengthen regional preparedness

Senate calls for mandatory health insurance scheme for Nigerians

We have technologies that can bring immediate jobs ‘ NBTI DG

Police rescue 1 kidnapped JAMB staff, searching for others

Court turns down lawyer’s plea, orders arrest of ex-Customs boss, Dikko

I was denied Certificate for exposing randy lecturer -Osagie

Police extend curfew in Bayelsa to February 23

FG to Replace ERGP with New Economic Plan in March

NSA accuses Abba Kyari of ‘unwarranted meddlesomeness

Diezani stole $2.5b, must be extradited ‘ Magu

No Northern leader is Happy ‘ Emir Sanusi

Gunmen abduct varsity lecturer, one other in Calabar


Gunmen kill 24 in attack near church in Burkina Faso

Why power should rotate to South in 2023 ‘Abiru, Lagos Chief Whip

Will demolition of port structures for railway project cripple nation’s economy

FG promises to reduce incessant strikes in health sector

FG wants gender issues addressed in workplace

Nigeria must work at double speed to attain UHC ‘ Sambo

NCC urged to link SIM cards with national ID cards, BVN

Facebook backs regulation of harmful online contents

EU to start enforcing Libyan arms embargo by end of March

200 investors set for Nigeria’s 45 gas flare sites

Delta govt, security agencies, communities trade words over casualty of herdsmen killings

Cameroon army blames accident for village ‘massacre

Nigeria is at crossroads ‘ Senate president

FCT to locate dairy, cassava production sites in three weeks ‘ Bello

Popular Rwandan gospel musician found dead in police cell

Ex-South African President retracts apartheid remarks after backlash

NNPC, JV Partners disburse $360m for Ogoni Clean-up

How fraudsters hacked my bank account ‘ Abba Moro

N2.2bn fraud: Court rejects Fayose’s move to stop witness from testifying


2019 Finance Act: FIRS sole collector of stamp duty

DPR shortlists 200 firms to capture, commercialise flared gas

Presidency warns against fake news attacks on Buhari, family

El-Rufai, a reform-minded performer, says Omo-Agege

ASUU, students, women groups differ on Sexual Harassment Bill

N1.1b fraud: Court orders arrest of ex-Customs chief Dikko

IPOB: Well protect our people against attacks

Gunmen kill four soldiers, two civilians in Bayelsa

Illiteracy in North threat to peace, says Emir Sanusi

NNPC, JV partners disburse $360m for Ogoni clean-up

Why Nigeria operates below 5,000mw of electricity

Dont give up on fight against terrorism, Aregbesola urges military, others

NSAs revelation confirms Buharis abdication of responsibilities, says PDP

We need to unite to address our challenges Lawan

Police extend curfew in Bayelsa to Feb. 23

Gunmen abduct professor, journalist in Calabar

BREAKING: Gunmen attack oil vessel in Bayelsa, kill four soldiers, two civilians

FRSC confirms death of three in road accident

Dynasty Lounge host Zlatan, Teni, others

Imo: PDP wants CJN, six others to recuse themselves from review hearing


Gunmen abduct 2 in Calabar

Police extends Bayelsa curfew till Sunday

NSA revelation validate claim Buhari has abandoned governance PDP

INEC sticks to gun to deregister 74 parties, in spite court order

Supreme Court Judgement: APCs mandate will be restored- Sylva assures Bayelsans

Group berates Imo lawmakers over ban on protest

Reps member splashes N10 million on petty traders in Misau/Dambam fed constituency of Bauchi

Increasing rate of fake news about Buhari is alarming- Presidency

20m Nigerians have kidney diseases Nephrologists

Traditional Chinese medicine effective in COVID-19 treatment- official

Kwara to revoke 5, 000 illegally allocated plots of land

Come out of hiding, Sharia Council dares Shekau

Covid-19: ECOWAS ministers of health to strengthen regional preparedness

40, 000 Kano rice farmers to benefit from anchor borrowers scheme

EFCC secures 1,266 convictions in 14 months Magu

Aregbesola tasks security agencies on war against terrorism

Plot against Oshiomhole thickens as protesters demand his removal

FG ready to collaborate with NDVC to actualise diaspora voting Osinbajo

NNPC, JV partners disburse $360m for Ogoni Clean-up

Auno attack: NEDC distributes relief items to 4, 000 victims in Borno

CBN to end diary products importation through partnership with FCDA, states

Incessant clicking on links in internet attracts fraudsters-Expert


Anxiety in Imo, Zamfara as S/Court hears gov’ship applications today

IPPIS: ASUU urges FG to adopt University Transparency & Accountability Solution

Call for Oshiomhole’s removal mischievous ‘ APC chieftain

Train passengers decry delay, ticket hoarding

INEC mute as parties celebrate court ruling on de-registration

Nigeria’s investments on fixed assets hit $39.2bn in 5 yrs

FG is fine-tuning proposal on 10-Year Devt Plan

We’ll defend Uzodinma’s mandate ‘ Suspended Imo council officials

Garlic, hand dryers, others do not prevent Coronavirus ‘ WHO

Senate wants mandatory health insurance for all Nigerians

Police rescue one kidnapped JAMB staff, launch manhunt for others

NNPC, Shell, others disburse $360m for Ogoni Clean-up

PDP asks CJN to replace panel on Ihedioha, Uzodinma case

Court bars INEC from deregistering 31 political parties


Political Parties Remain De-registered As Court Refuses To Set Aside Motion

Bayelsa: Attack On Justice Mary Odili Totally Misplaced ‘ Lawyers

TEF Disburses $2.5m AfDB Money, Extends Application Deadline To March 31

BREAKING: Court Restrains INEC From Deregistering 31 Political Parties

Enemies of progress at work in Unizik, Bishop Zoe reveals at Citadel of Fresh Rain Ministry

Achina Women’s day: Labour Minister, Ngige charges women on family values

Communio Sanctorum is the secret of Wonderland in Awka ‘ Rev Fr Prof Bona Umeogu

BREAKING: Court orders arrest of former customs boss, Dikko


Low visibility: Six hours into flight to Lagos, Delta Airlines diverts back to Atlanta

Cadbury Nigeria PLC deepens youth development initiative in Nigeria

Connect Nigeria business fair offers opportunity to 2000 exhibitors, participants

Nestl Nigeria partners with local transport companies for improved logistics

Investors sell-off on International Breweries after Q4 slip

Nigeria equities shed over N160bn in one week


200 Investors Jostle For Nigeria’s 45 Gas Flare Sites

FG Selects Six States For Pilot Open Schooling Programme

Bayelsa Lesson: Anxiety In Edo APC Over Governorship Flagbearer

FG To Set Up Steering Committee For New National Development Plan

El-Rufa’i Bags 83 Certificates From Havard ‘ SAN

Fading Hope For Emergency OPEC Meeting Caps Oil Rally

Police Arrest Ifite Ogwari Elders As Igbo Mandate Congress Seeks Justice


Insecurity: 1013 killed in Niger Delta in 2019 ‘ Report

APC writes INEC, demands fresh poll in Bayelsa

22 perish in Katsina auto crash, says FRSC

Oshiomhole working against APC, democracy ‘ CNPP says

Investor Protection key to Market Development ‘ SEC

FCT College of Education graduates 12,969 students


FG’s power plants to revolutionise varsities

Dakibu: A forest where night life refuses to die

200 foreign missions, firms to participate in Sokoto trade fair

Court orders arrest of ex-Customs Comptroller-General

Osun faults LAUTECH’s staff auditing, screening, says exercise illegal

Exploring citizens’ solution to emergencies, insecurity

PDP: Buhari has abdicated responsibilities to Kyari

Convid’19: Nigeria at risk of medical crisis, says NAFDAC


Oil majors to shun investment in Nigeria over fiscal reforms

Fresh FG recruiment: FCC tells Nigerians what to expect

Breaking: Ighalo sees action as Manchester United stop Chelsea at Stamford bridge, close up on top 4

Africa Energy Forum to address SDGs, impact on investment

Mother loses 39-year-old marriage for denying husband sex

Mother loses 39-year-old marriage for denying husband sex

2019 Finance Act: Nami starts national tour, meets tax stakeholders


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