Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 14 February 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Trump acquitted, again, by US Senate

US Senate votes to allow witnesses, prolonging Trump trial

Yakasai warns against self-help on herders, farmers’ clashes

DPO allegedly shoots Amotekun operative for arresting herders

Zamfara denies paying N800m for abducted Kankara School boys’ release

Again, suspected herders kill three in Ogun

Firm to pay compensation to varsity students killed during accident

NDLEA uncovers cannabis warehouse, intercepts truckload of illicit drug in Benue

Oluwo offers shelter for good, repentant Fulani herders

Insecurity: NSA, Service Chiefs to hold meeting with governors, religious leaders, others

Yakasai warns against self-help on herders, farmers’ clashes

Zamfara denies paying N800m for abducted Kankara School boys’ release

Mr Macaroni arrested by Police at #OccupyLekkitollgate protest

90 shops, property worth N50m, lost to fire at Bauchi shopping complex

FG distributes N80m grant to 4,000 rural women in Niger


Governors opposing amnesty for bandits shouldn’t be taken seriously -Sheikh Gumi

Jonathan cautions politicians against violence

Valentines Day: Group warns youths against immorality

Rivers LG chairman promises to end extortion

PIB: Contentious bill of many interests

Probe NDDC over abandoned Ondo projects, group urges NASS

Kano govs call ll end herders terrorism Odumakin, Afenifere spokesperson

Should Afenifere support agitation for Oduduwa Republic, thats Nigerias end Abagun Omololu, Afenifere National Organising Secretary

Gandujes proposal a political gimmick Saleh, National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore

Banning crypto accounts not solution to money laundering, terrorism financing -Blockchain architect

Nigeria’s grounded aircraft fleet now 63.81%

Households get N44.62bn COVID-19 intervention funds

FG cant single-handedly sell national oil assets -Rivers, others

Reps consider bill seeking to disqualify journalists without media degree

Lekki tollgate: Outrage as police arrest 40 protesters

Nobody can force us out of South-West – Miyetti Allah

Gombe, Benue, Adamawa, Zamfara ready to receive returning herdsmen

Herdsmen: We’ll protect ourselves if Buhari, Abiodun fail, says Ogun monarch

Senate screens service chiefs behind closed doors this week

FG delivers relief to 707 Kwara households

2023: Mega Party promoters set up four-member committee to meet Okorocha, others

APC registration: Rivers, Imo, Kwara factions risk expulsion

2023: APC, PDP clash over defection, membership registration

Some #EndSARS protesters are rogues, thieves -Defence minister

Herdsmen: Act now, Nigeria is burning, Osundare tells Buhari

Shasha: Remain calm, law-abiding, Fayemi, Akeredolu urge warring parties

BHaram: My people now trust soldiers with information, says Ndume

Amotekun member shot by Oyo DPO for surgery soon -Commandant

US seeks more information from China after WHO Covid probe

UNILORIN postpones reopening of hostels over varsity workers strike

Brazil authorises citizens to carry two guns in public

Trump acquitted in Senate impeachment trial

Valentine: FRSC warns against drunk driving, speed violations

#OccupyLekki protesters to undergo COVID-19 tests, say police

#OccupyLekki: Mr Macaroni, 39 other protesters granted bail

#OccupyLekki: Even military allowed protests, says Ozekhome

122 arrested in Lagos, Delta for violating COVID-19 protocols

Amotekun combs Ondo forest, nabs four over burning of operational vehicle

El-Rufai mourns as bandits kill farmer, son in fresh Kaduna attack

#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Constitution guarantees right to peaceful protest, says Atiku

[UPDATED] #OccupyLekki: Adegboruwa threatens to quit #EndSARS panel

#OccupyLekki: SERAP demands release of arrested protesters, threatens legal action

Insecurity: Wake up from slumber, PDP slams Buhari

#OccupyLekki: Its better to have protesters than bandits with AK-47 Adamu Garba                                                                                


Lateef Jakande and the Lagos Metroline We Never Had: Federal Wickedness…

Insecurity: FG to Hold Nationwide Town Hall Meetings

Gen Adebayo Takes over as Military Intelligence Chief

‘God of Iron Will Kill You’, Policeman Tells Arrested Protesters

Video: Mr. Macaroni, Other #OcuppyLekkiTollgate Protesters Held in Inhuman Condition After…

Masari: Nigeria has Highest Kidnap-for-ransom Cases in Sahel Region

Police Deny Lawyers Access to Arrested #OccupyLekkiTollgate Protesters

Niger Delta: Wabote, Siasia, Efiong Advocate Renewed Support for MSMEs

Abia Journalists Warn against Police Harassment of Traditional Rulers

Crude Oil Trades at $62, Highest in 13 months

UK S’Court Okays Suit against Shell over Oil Spills

Nigeria Records 24 Deaths from COVID-19, 1,005 New Cases Confirmed

Prepare to Receive Herders who May Be Forced Home, NEF Tells…


Nigeria collapsing under Buhari’s watch ‘PDP

We shall move our members to the polling booth ‘ PFN Chairman

Only PDP LG Council Chairman in Niger defects to APC

Delta LG poll: PDP candidates shun media debate

APC most credible vehicle to move Nigeria forward Onyeama

Insecurity has impoverished my people, Bello cries out

Insecurity: Kebbi dep gov vows to fish out criminals in Zuru

COVID-19: Ekiti shuts FUOYE classes, labs indefinitely for defying guidelines

Yari revalidates membership, declares APC will reclaim Zamfara in 2023

Gunmen abduct Nnewi traditional ruler


FG extends Third Mainland Bridge completion, to shut down bridge Feb 19 to 21

Nigeria can’t move forward without adequate funding of security agencies ‘ Gershom

Shasha violence in Ibadan: Don’t take laws unto our hands ‘ Akeredolu appeals

BREAKING: US senators clear Trump of inciting Capitol Hill riot

FG sends relief items to 707 households in Kwara affected by communal crises

76 arrested in Lagos for partying in violation of COVID-19 protocols

Fayemi condemns Yoruba-Hausa clash in Ibadan

Rising cost of healthcare in Nigeria amid COVID-19

Breaking: Court grants Macaroni 39 other protesters bail

Falana fumes over arrest of #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters, as mobile court grants them bail

Arrest, dehumanisation, taunting of #LekkiTollgate protesters bestial, military ‘ CAPPA

Oyo govt to improve education, move from 11th position to single digit in WAEC results

Enugu to experience Covid-19 upsurge on Valentine Day ‘ NMA

Bed occupancy rate drops to 46% in COVID-19 Lagos care centres ‘ Prof Abayomi

Bandits kill two in Kaduna community ‘ Commissioner

#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Nigerian authorities must free #EndSARS protesters now, says SERAP

CDHR, others condemn arrests of Lekki protesters


Insecurity: In Multi-Pronged Strategy, NSA, Service Chiefs Begin Tour Of Zones

Nigeria Records 440 COVID-19 Deaths In 6 Weeks

In 2nd Impeachment Trial, Senate Acquits Donald Trump

Herdsmen Attack: Ortom Disenchanted With Bauchi Governor

Dangote Will Compensate Families Of Varsity Students Killed By Truck- NANS

Fresh Outbreak Of Cholera Kills Two In Delta Community

Police Arrest 20 Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate


BREAKING: With 57-43 votes, US Senate quashes impeachment, acquits ex-President Donald Trump

Bearing of arms by Herdsmen: Bauchi gov an anarchist, not fit to hold public office ‘ Akeredolu

How Fulani workers connived with others to abduct, kill their employer in Ibadan

COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,143 new infections, 13 deaths

NBA condemns arrest of Lekki tollgate protesters by Police

#OccupyLekki: Court grants Mr Macaroni, 39 other protesters bail

FG inaugurates special cash grants for rural women in Niger

Supreme Court victory: Don’t see those in APC as enemies, Diri begs Bayelsans

Zamfara politics: We are waiting for APC in 2023 ‘ Matawalle’s Spokesman

For remaining in Monguno despite Boko Haram threats, Gov Zulum splashes N13.9m, jeep on Yoruba doctor

#EndSARS: Atiku condemns arrest of peaceful protesters at Lekki Toll Gate

Oluwo plans to organise management course on ranching for repentant Fulani herdsmen


Mr Macaroni, 39 other Lekki protesters get bail

For remaining at Monguno Hospital despite Boko Haram, Zulum approves N13.9m, car for Yoruba doctor

Police confirm arrest of three Amotekun operatives in Oyo

LKJ: Exit of quintessential politician, statesman and humanist

Two most wanted BHaram Commanders killed in ambush

Oyo shuts Ibadan market, imposes curfew after ethnic clash

Armed herdsmen planning attacks on major Ogun towns Monarch

Row as police thwart Occupy Lekki Toll Gate protests

Insecurity: NSA, service chiefs to meet with govs, traditional rulers, others

Sheikh Gumis misplaced sympathy

Hoodlums invade UNIOSUN teaching hospital, retrieve corpse of COVID-19 patient

Trump found not guilty at impeachment trial

Scores feared dead, 50 shops razed in Ibadan market clash

Tambuwal: ranching is panacea to herders- farmers clash

Lekki protest: Police arrest, arraign 40 suspects

Hoodlums invade UNIOSUN teaching hospital, retrieve corpse of COVID-19 patient

BREAKING: NBA President blasts police, begins work on release of Lekki toll gate protesters

Shasha crisis: Olubadan sues for calm, meets with stakeholders


I was married to four Boko Haram commanders in 15 months

Imo: Uzodinma reconciles with Okorocha, appoints his loyalists into cabinet

BREAKING: #DefendLagos Suspends Protest At Lekki

BREAKING: Mr Macaroni, Arrested by Police his phone snatched from him

Herders problem: Bauchi Emir says divine intervention needed to avert breach of peace

Again, Fulani herdsmen attack another Ogun community

Troops Kill Two Heavy Boko Harams Factional Commanders in Borno

Again 2 killed in Kaduna fresh attacks for resisting Bandits


Re: On Ganduje’s dangerous proposition, a recipe for disintegration

Lives of Nigerians equal a minute silence

Northern Governors Against Open Grazing: Matters Arising

Banditry, encroachment, poor funding threaten Nigeria’s once lively National park

Northern Governors Against Open Grazing: Matters Arising

How retired surgeon who defied Boko Haram caught Gov Zulum’s attention

Grazing crisis: ‘Why states should adopt Zamfara template’

FG’s drought alert: What states, farmers must do

Malam Abba: Inside story of Kaduna’s mysterious gang leader

Only president from South-East will treat everybody equally – Abaribe


90 Shops, Property Worth N50m, Lost to Fire at Bauchi Shopping Complex

Former Senate President Anyim Preaches National Unity

NRC Advises Women Journalists on Regular Medical Check-up

Job Creation: FG Extends NPFS to 2026 ‘ Official

Valentine’s Day: Nigerian Ladies Showing Greater Commitment Than Guys ‘ Google

British human rights lawyer becomes new ICC chief prosecutor


Why Tinubu’s associates are worried over APC revalidation exercise

Politicians sidestep Nigeria’s economic mess, set eyes on 2023

How Executive-legislature relationship denies Nigerians fair deal

2023 is very far for any Nigerian to throw his hat into the ring now ‘ Oki

Ex-President Jonathan urges politicians to close ranks after elections

News roundup: Trading platform bypass CBN, FG warns protesters, Mastercard to transact in crypto, Bitcoin

I am worried that Nigeria is daily drifting from bad to worse ‘ Adeleye

Insecurity: Northern governors should stop the blame game, face reality

6,000 Nigerian women die from abortion complications annually

Global push for electric cars heightens concerns on Nigeria’s survival without oil

Nigeria’s debt stock hits N42trn, says DMO

Nigeria’s infrastructure rebuild gets N15trn presidential backing


My Administration Will Be PeopleOriented ‘ Isoko North APC Candidate

COVID19: Enugu Tasks Residents On Strict Compliance With President’s Health Regulatory Measures

We Are Using Carrot, Stick To End Banditry In Zamfara ‘ Matawalle

Edo 2020: Team Lagos Targets 100 Gold Medals

Jonathan To Politicians: Play Politics Of Development, Not Warfare

I Cannot Continue To Sit At #EndSARS Panel ‘Adegboruwa

How I Will Turn Around Economy Of Anambra, By Soludo

Nigerian Ladies Showing Greater Commitment To Lover’s Day Than Guys ‘ Google

Before Herdsmen Drag Nigeria Into Civil War


Insecurity: Transporters may return to era of having armed security personnel onboard

Insecurity: Nigeria on road to Somalia, Afghanistan, says Abaribe

Makinde in Ibarapa: A walk through the trouble spots

Insecurity: NSA meets Service Chiefs, security, intelligence heads

Ethnic crisis: Nigeria’s corporate existence under threat ‘ PDP

#EndSARS: Some of the arrested protesters at Lekki Toll Plaza, Lagos

Valentine’s Day: CAN tasks youths on Nigeria’s security, unity

#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Popular Instagram comedian, ‘Mr Macaroni’ arrested by police

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 24 deaths,1,005 fresh infections


Breaking: Trump triumphs again as US Senate acquits ex-president of inciting Capitol clash

Pictures: Moment Mr Macaroni, other #OccupyLekki protesters were granted bail

Breaking: Manchester City batter Tottenham, extend winning run, consolidate Premier League top spot

Breaking: Mr Macaroni, other #OccupyLekki protesters granted bail

Jonathan, govs storm Yenagoa, Dickson missing as Diri celebrates Supreme Court victory one year after


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