Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 12 February 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Trump trial evidence could change minds, says Biden

Meghan Markle wins privacy claim against UK newspaper

Buhari hasnt done well on security, says Ortom

Nwoko petitions IGP, DSS, alleges remanded suspects after his life, wife

Omo-Agege absent as APC panel meets Keyamo, Ogboru, others

Workers, members flee as explosions rock Rivers PDP secretariat

Newly retired DIG joins Anambra gov race, registers with APC

CBN cant ignore innovations, crypto ban shows we dont want growth Financial market expert, Owolabi

Banks lending rates discouraging productivity, say manufacturers

NIN mandatory for bank accounts, voter registration, says FG

Reps sound tough as NNPC, others shun summons

Were ready to resume petrol importation, say marketers

Nigeria targeting 30% electricity from renewables by 2030 Osinbajo

We lack power to audit NNPC, CBN, others AuGF

GDP rebasing: FG enumerates 1.4 million establishments nationwide

Apapa gridlock: Lagos directs companies to acquire park terminals

Dangote Cement, six others halt stocks losing streak

FG to auction N150bn February bonds

Herdsmen invaded my property, Soyinka replies police

Senate summons Emefiele, SEC DG over Cryptocurrency ban

Court sentences undergraduate, others to death for robbery, conspiracy

Lekki toll gate: FG, Lagos, police talk tough as organisers vow protests will hold

Bauchi gov lambasts southern colleagues, Ortom, says herders AK-47 for defence

Why we decided to regulate crypto assets, others SEC

Schools, hospitals shut as herdsmen attack Ogun communities, kill two

Ritualists waylay Imo palm wine tapper, cut off head, genitals

Govt urges women to maximise interventions schemes

101-year-old Osun woman survives COVID-19

Oyo plans converting LAUTECH to conventional varsity

Police probe Igangan farmers death, say deceased not shot

Labour reacts as Bello sacks HoS, names replacement

Boko Haram establishes bases in Yobe, Adamawa

Nigeria begins repatriation of refugees from Cameroon Feb 27

Dont take advantage of Igbo hospitality, Ohanaeze tells herders

El-Rufai lacks understanding of security issues -Ganduje

Miyetti Allah, Hausa community back Ekiti on herders registration

Buhari offers 110 ex-corps members automatic employment, scholarship

Resurgence: DR Congo records second Ebola death

Ned Nwoko alleges threat to life, petitions IGP, DSS

Herdsmen crisis: I dont believe Buhari is in charge, says Soyinka

Audit query: Reps kick as NNPC, others shun summons                                                               


Stakeholders Identify Factors Responsible for Abandoned Aircraft in Nigeria

Amaechi: Maritime Cant Spur Growth Without Environment Management

FG Banks on Finance Act for Quick Economic Recovery

FG Mobilises Security Agents to Thwart Fresh Lekki Tollgate Protest

Govs to Partner NPHCDA on COVID-19 Vaccines Procurement

NIRSAL Facilitates N148 Billion Credit for Agric/Agribusiness Investment

Again, OPEC Cuts 2021 Oil Demand, Projects Q2 Rise

Soyinka Faults Police, Insists Cattle Invaded His Home

DPR Tightens Monitoring of Petrol Distribution, Depot Operations

FG Threatens to Seize Salaries of Striking University Workers

Herdsmen on Rampage, Kill Two People in Ogun Communities

Ban Foreign Herders, Ganduje, Ortom Tell FG

ACF Writes CBN Gov, Recommends More Financial Inclusion of the North

Expose Criminal Herders in Ekiti, Miyetti Allah Charges Members


PDP slams N300m suit against KANSIEC over unauthorized use of logo in its ballot papers

Membership revalidation: APC to supply more registration materials to polling units

Ebonyi: Court sacks Udeogu-led PDP Caretaker Committee

IYC disowns anti- Wike statement, warns trouble makers

APC registration: Senate leader urges APC members to be faithful, embraces unity

9mobile commences NIN registration at select experience centers

NIRSAL facilitates N148bn agribusiness investments

Cryptocurrency ban: Senate summons CBN gov, SEC DG

Visa, GIG Logistics partner to enable eCommerce delivery

Rivers council boss vows to end revenue touting, harassment of business owners

Local content regulation adoption transforming Nigeria’s economy ‘ DG NITDA

13 perish in Kano auto crash

Wikes N16.6bn for varsity facilities upgrade a milestone Obuah

DHQ reorganises operations to tackle security challenges

Kaduna takes innovative step in fight against COVID-19

Reps begin probe of arms purchase since 2011

ACF flays CBN gov over financial exclusion of North

Killer herdsmen: Ortom writes Buhari, warns against Nigerias disintegration

ASUP petitions CAS Amao over killing of member

Landladys daughter beats male tenant to death in Lagos


Biden, Xi face off in marathon two-hour call

US federal debt to climb beyond GDP in 2021, government estimates

Biden team asks court to pause move to ban TikTok in US

WHO says Europe still ‘vulnerable’ despite falling Covid cases

Impeachment prosecutors to wrap up case against Trump

Landlady’s daughter allegedly kills tenant in Lagos

NCC begins USSD pricing regimes for banks, betting services, others

Buhari offers employment, scholarship to 110 ex-corps members

Military plans new method to fight insurgency, banditry

Lagos tasks residents, others on plastics pollution reduction

OAU teaching hospital cures 101-year-old COVID-19 patient

Group urges IGP, others to caution AMCON for allegedly flouting court order on property

Reps move to recover FG’s monies, others in privatised enterprises

Terrorists didn’t kill 20 soldiers in North-East: Army

Government struggles for balance in fuel pricing

Makinde expresses readiness to convert LAUTECH to a conventional university

Senate summons CBN, SEC over ban on cryptocurrency

Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

Judge threatens to return Oyo-Ita’s case file to CJ over EFCC alleged misconduct

APC suspends membership registration in Delta

#EndSARS: Lagos reminds protesters of others’ rights

Police vow to prevent another #EndSARS protest in Lagos

Ortom deserves praise for speaking truth to power, says Middle Belt group


Electoral Act Amendment Bill: CSOs urge NASS to vote in favour of Nigerians on 10 priority areas

Group laments abandoned NDDC projects in Ondo

National Water Bill: CSOs, labour, community groups insist on public sector solutions to water challenges

COVID-19: UAE suspends flights from Nigeria, says Air Peace

Nigerians are now orphans, left at mercy of God ‘ Fayose mourns Jakande

Mad cows and even madder narratives by Wole Soyinka

Emulate my father, Jakande’s son begs leaders

PDP, Nigeria’s only viable option for unity, development ‘ Metuh

NASS, INEC and exclusive powers to declare election winners

How to prevent the nation’s disintegration

Interrogating leadership direction of Federal Character Commission

Beyond the politics of COVID-19 vaccines

Biden team asks court to pause move to ban TikTok in US

We’ll channel N500m saved from ghost workers into payment of gratuities ‘ Bauchi governor

We’ll not rest until we complete Abuja-Kaduna-Kano road project ‘ FG

FG’s cash grant: Gbajabiamila launches programme in Surulere

30% of Nigeria’s electricity’ll be generated from renewable resources by 2030 ‘ Osinbajo


EFCC Arrests 5 Suspects For Alleged $257,000 Credit Card Fraud

Final Year Student, 5 Others Sentenced To Death For Robbery

MACBAN Bans Teenagers From Cattle Rearing, Grazing In Ekiti

Trouble For Trump As New Details On Capitol’s Riot Indict Ex-President

Army Denies Killing Of 20 Soldiers In Borno, Yobe

Explosion Rocks PDP Secretariat In Rivers

We’re Making Our Platforms Safer For Journalists In Nigeria ‘ Facebook

Navy Destroys 15 Militant Camps In A/Ibom

After The Botched Shege Ka Fasa: Northern Youths Set To Float Arewa Security Marshalls

PMB, NPAN, Others Mourn As Ex-Lagos Gov, Jakande, Dies At 91

#EndSARS Protest Won’t Be Tolerated Again ‘ FG

I Will Continue To Provide Support For Vulnerable In Lagos, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Govt Warns Against Planned Second #EndSARS Protest

Govs Owing Teachers’ Salaries Backing ASUSS To Destabilise Our Union ‘ NUT


NIPOST plans infrastructural rebirth at postal institute

Senate, Reps committee on Police Affairs endorses N11bn 2020 capital budget for Police Trust Fund

After spending N7.3m to rebuild police station, Iseyin town begs for government’s intervention

Man, 55, seeks N10m for kidney transplant

COVID-19: Nigeria records 938 new infections, eight deaths

CJN rates women judges high in discharge of judicial functions

No explosion at PDP secretariat in Rivers ‘ Police

NAHCON board intimates FCT minister of its activities

DPR launches digital platform to check product hoarding, artificial scarcity

Jakande an exemplary icon of discipline in government ‘ CUPP

Meghan Markle wins privacy claim against UK news group

Local stock market reverses 9days losses, as investors gain N166.5bn

Armed Forces undergoing reorganisation to tackle nation’s security challenges ‘ DHQ

Insecurity: Finally, 36 Governors call for outlaw of open, night, underage grazing nationwide

Service Wide Vote shrouded in secrecy, Senate laments

Insecurity: Senate president urges collaboration among security agencies

EFCC arrests 5 suspected fraudsters over $257,822.16 theft in Lagos

Explosions rock PDP secretariat in Port Harcourt during councillorship primary

Jakande’s life is all about service, served Lagos without greed, covetousness ‘ Afenifere


101-year-old woman survives COVID-19 in Osun

Ondo govt approves new monarch for Ikare

Report: Why National Assembly sacked non-performing ICT firms

110 ex-NYSC members get Presidents jobs, scholarships

Buhari doesnt understand extent of Nigerias crisis, says Soyinka

Aborisade sues Buhari, Makinde, others over herdsmen attacks

N2.5b assets burnt, thousands of jobs threatened at Lekki Plaza, says LCC

Lagos, Police to Lagosians: ignore protest call

Governors ratify plan to end open grazing

Security agencies wont allow protest at Lekki Toll Gate, says Fed Govt

COVID-19 to continue for two more years, says UNICEF chief

FG vows to crack down on fresh protesters at Lekki toll gate

Senate summons CBN Governor, DG SEC over cryptocurrency ban

101-year-old grandma survives COVID-19 in Osun

Suspected ritualists behead Imo palm wine tapper, harvest genitals

Dont blame herdsmen for bearing arms- Gov Mohammed

Herdsmen killings: Buhari is not in charge Soyinka


2 weeks after Buhari appointed the Service Chiefs, the Timbuktu triangle has been captured by the Nigerian Army

Tension as herdsmen allegedly attack Soyinkas country home

2023: Keyamo urges APC Registration Committee to balance all interests

Yemens Houthi rebels launch attack on civilian plane in Saudi Arabia

Tony Momoh laid to rest at Grail Land in Lagos

NGO empowers over 600 girls in Ibadan through mentorship

Terrorists didnt kill 20 soldiers in North-East Army

Landladys daughter kills tenant over electricity bill

FG reacts to ambassador-designate, Ochenis alleged involvement in corruption, others

NSHIP Project: Over 30million Nigerians now have access to quality health services FG

Senate asks Foreign Affairs Cmttee to screen Olonisakin, Buratai, others for Ambassadorial appointments

Three feared killed as police arrest 58 suspects over Lagos gang war


Kogi records 20 new cases of leprosy

30 small scale firms get SON MANCAP certificate in Niger

COVID-19: Nigerian education system needs a new approach

At the mercy of terrorists, bandits and violent herders (II)

French activists denounce state charter ‘imposed on Muslims’

Ganduje to FG: Ban foreign herders now

Ortom commends Northern Governors’ Forum for accepting ranching

Rejig of military operations ongoing – DHQ

Nigerian scientists will soon produce coronavirus vaccine — FG

Service wide vote biggest fraud in Nigeria — Senate c’ttee

Tony Momoh buried amidst tears, encomium

Ngige, striking varsity workers trade words

Herders-farmers’ crisis: NGF urges quick implementation of modern ranching

On Ganduje’s dangerous proposition, a recipe for disintergration — A rejoinder

Monarch extols Dangote over road completion

DPR launches digital system to check petrol diversion, others

Nigeria to rebase GDP — NBS


Akwa-Ibom Lawmakers withdraw petition against Buhari on Yugudas appointment as SEC DG

LGBTQI: Group berates US President Biden over belligerent attitude towards Nigeria, other nations

Fani Kayode has betrayed Ndigbo, joins APC to campaign for Tinubu, Jonathan MASSOB

Man narrates how SARS operatives shot him two months after his wedding

APC Registration: APC summons Emerson, Ogbogu Keystone over Delta crisis


Soyinka: Police lied that herdsmen didn’t trespass on my land

Immigrations Boss Inaugurates Health Facility at Nigeria-Cameroon Border

Lagos Govt. Distributes Farm Inputs, Cash to Farmers

Why it’s too early to talk about 2023 ‘ Ortom

We’ll expose criminals, collaborators among us ‘ Miyetti Allah

Buhari Offers Automatic Employment, Scholarship To 110 Ex-Corps Members

Most of the herdsmen killing our people are not even Nigerians’ ‘ Ortom


FG’s reforms breathe life into power sector, improves liquidity

Wanted: An African state that protects, not bullies innovation

Impeachment managers present powerful case against Trump’s impeachment trial

Africa’s recovery from covid-19 will be slow

Etihad thriller beckons as Mourinho eyes third straight win over Guardiola

Elite irresponsibility, adult delinquency and the rampaging pandemic

Fulani herdsmen will kill our leaders if they know the truth

Time to rebuild the economy and prioritise public spending


Sarkin Hausawa Of Edo Debunks Alleged Killings Of Herdsmen In Benin

Man, 22, In Court Over Alleged N3m Fraud

Buhari Must Double His Efforts In Anti-Corruption War ‘ Salvador

CBN’s Injection Of N50bn Into NCX Excites Stakeholders

Wike Vows N20m Prize Money To Rivers United FC For Eyimba Defeat

Oyo Moves To Make LAUTECH Conventional University

Next Time Cattle Invade My Compound, I’ll Invite Police To Suya Feast ‘ Soyinka

Ken Nnamani Charges Southeast On APC Revalidation Exercise

Nation Building: Hamzat Beckons On Innovative Nigerians To Join APC

UPU Bemoans Worsening Insecurity, Demands State Police

Police Arraign Man, 35, For Allegedly Assaulting School Principal

#ENDSARS: LCC Urges Planners Of Proposed Feb. 13 Protest To Shelve Plan


Chinese coy demands N100m damages against youth group over invasion, N2m extortion

Army denies killing of 20 soldiers by B/Haram

Killings: Ortom writes Buhari, says Nigeria drifting to anarchy and disintegration

Participate in politics for nation building, Ekweremadu charges Christians

Senate summons CBN gov, SEC DG over ban on crypto currencies

New operational strategy to fight terrorism underway DHQ

N8bn debt: FG contractors storm NASS

NDLEA seizes cocaine worth over N32bn in Lagos


Fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria inspires novel plan

Military undergoing strategic, operational changes ‘DHQ

Govs endorse ban on open, night, underage grazing

N70bn debt: NCC frets over telcos’ finances

Police ban planned rallies, threaten prosecution

We’ll crush violent protests ‘FG

Nigeria targets 30% electricity supply from renewable energy

Forex: MAN, LCCI seek polices review, rates unification

CBN: FG recorded N620.49bn fiscal deficit in November

Diplomatic jobs: Battle against ex-Service Chiefs begins in Senate

Senate to Buhari: Declare state of emergency on insecurity

Court unfreezes 20 #EndSARS promoters’ accounts

Customs moves to raid warehouses with foreign rice

FEC approves debt policy guide, prioritises domestic borrowing

FEC approves N26.7bn for water, ICT, digital switchover projects


FEC okays 2020-2023 Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy

Insecurity: Time running out on Nigeria ‘ Senate

FEC approves new debt management strategy for Nigeria

FEC approves N8.4 billion for Damaturu project

Updated ‘ #EndSARS: Court unfreezes alleged promoters’ accounts


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