Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 21 February 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Negotiating with gunmen’ll encourage banditry Prof Oloyede, NSCIA secretary-general

How my estranged husband burnt our house, rendered me, children homeless Wife of ex-NNPC depot manager

APC giving false promises to PDP members to defect Secondus

How my removal as PDP secretary cost Jonathan second term Oyinlola

I dropped ransom for my brothers kidnappers near police station Brother of slain American returnee

Yoruba, Hausa traders relationship harmonious until intolerant northerners came Iyaloja, Sasa market

Amnesty for bandits cant work, they are common criminals -Senator Musa

Historic survival of Okonjo-Iweala, AfDBs Adesina from being trumped

Dad watched crime investigation programmes 5am daily Oghenerukewe, Chico Ejiros daughter

Hausa, Yoruba must be remorseful after Sasa market tragic incident Taliban of Sasa, Alhaji Yaro

Foreign experts to audit Ajaokuta Steel soon FG

JV oil assets gulped N173.38bn in two months NNPC

Killers have joined APC, says Aregbesola

CACOL kicks as EFCC promotes new chairman ahead of Senate screening

Sasa: Northern coalition backs Bauchi gov, seeks compensation for victims

Bank seeks amicable settlement with Kano, pays N240m tax

Buhari approved, awarded 280 projects under Ecological Fund Office SGF

Okonjo-Iweala: APC kicks as PDP accuses Presidency of hypocrisy

Abducted Kagara schoolchildren, others may regain freedom today Gumi

Registration crises: APC prepares appeal committee as revalidation ends Tuesday

COVID-19: Nigerian Consulate in New York shuts down for 10 days

Non-state actors may take over security system, Onaiyekan warns FG

Law against illegal firearms possession too weak to tackle insecurity Senator

Nigeria must restructure or face disastrous break-up Utomi, others

Good governance at lowest tier key to socio-economic development Sanwo-Olu

Sasa: Afenifere, Adebanjo, Adams lambast Lawan for attacking South-West govs

Govs, monarchs meet, rule out open grazing in South-West

Govs, Gumi hold meetings with bandits, yet army cant locate them Omokri

Buhari sends birthday messages to Anyim, Useni, four others, snubs wife

Bala Mohammed punished Abuja residents for trespassing but defends open grazing Falana

Soldier shoots truck driver over N200 bribe in Rivers

NDLEA arrests notorious drug baron in Lagos                                                                                  


FG Moves to Remove Ghost Workers from Payroll

Okowa’s Aide, PDP Mock Factionalised Delta APC

Okorocha’s In-Law Returns to S’Court, Seeks Uzodinma’s Disqualification

Police Arrest Octogenarian for Kidnapping Children for Rituals

Bandits Kidnap 91-Year-Old Monarch in Katsina, Kill 3 in Kaduna

Starvation Looms in Nigeria, Feedmills Chief Warns

Nigeria, a Country of Recidivist Armed Banditry and Insurgency: The Challenge…

Starvation Looms in Nigeria, Feedmills Chief Warns

Nigeria, a Country of Recidivist Armed Banditry and Insurgency: The Challenge…

S’West Govs, Traditional Rulers Meet, Back End to Open Grazing

Seek Foreign Help on Insecurity to Avoid Food Scarcity, Lawani Urges…

Nigeria’s Dependence on Oil Revenue May End in 10 Years, Says Awolowo

Ekweremadu: Decentralised Policing Will Solve Nation’s Security Challenges


2023: Why Southeast should be allowed to produce president ‘Prof Peterside

Nigerians in Diaspora to INEC, FG: We want to vote like others

Comrade Joseph Evah cries out: NDDC has become Yahoo-Yahoo centre

Despite speculated division, APC will retain power beyond 2023 ‘Senator Akpanudoedehe, APC National Secretary

Group wants Peter Obi to run in 2023 presidential election

Gombe unrest: Announce selected Mai Tangale to douse tension ‘ Northern Christian elders tell Gov Inuwa

Abductors of Adamawa United bus driver demands N50m ransom

Corruption: Stakeholders fault FGs response to TIs poor ranking

Fulani herdsmen in south to Northern elders: We wont return to North

Insecurity: Nigerian borders too porous, SWest govs, monarchs tell FG

NDLEA arrests man 10 years after escaping arrest

DPR warns businessmen not to float illegal refineries

Farmers-herders crisis: Abiodun inaugurates 20-man peace committee


Exercise leaves Kwara APC in three-sided battle

Citizen vigilance can tame Nigeria’s right violations

Five killed in multiple Kabul morning bomb attacks

Abductors of Adamawa United FC driver demand N50m ransom

Insecurity: Our borders should be checked to prevent foreign incursion — S’West govs

Famine, rise in cost of produce imminent as herders’ attacks on Ogun communities persist

Security sector too sensitive for sectionalism, group warns

Republic of Benin not aspiring to be part of Nigeria – Onyeama

Don’t conceal analysis of fresh crude oil spill, ERA tells NOSDRA

Nearly 5,000 people displaced by Nigeria’s communal violence arrive in Benin

End of road for woman used by ‘pastors’ to perform fake miracles

Military action alone can’t stop security challenge -Buratai

Over 200 million vaccine doses administered globally

Hushpuppi named in ‘North Korean-perpetrated cyber-enabled’ heist

Japan’s Osaka dominates Brady to win Australian Open


SouthWest govs., traditional rulers back NEC on forest mgt

Republic of Benin not aspiring to be part of Nigeria ‘ Onyeama

FG warns speculators to leave mine sites

Virologist recommends sequencing based surveillance to fight COVID-19

Britain counts more than 120,000 Covid-19 fatalities

Northern clergy seek ties with Yoruba leader to promote peace, unity

Insecurity: I owe no one apology for speaking truth to Nigerians ‘ Ortom

FG donates relief items to victims of Borno IDPs fire disaster

Fulanis in Gombe allegedly mobilise to attack Tangale indigenes over leadership tussle

Strange as Gumi locates bandits, herdsmen hideouts, but Army, Police cannot ‘ Reno Omokri

RECESSION EXIT: There’s still much to do ‘ MAN, LCCI, CPJ, others

Nollywood pays last respects to the late movie producer ‘Chico Ejiro

EndSARS: Man tells panel how 3 policemen killed 8 businessmen for money

FG denies paying N800m ransom for Kagara College students

Nigeria may get COVID-19 vaccines in 10 days ‘ Minister

Niger assembly to legislate stiffer punishment for informants to bandits ‘ Speaker

Lawan says South West Govs responsible for killings in Ibadan, violence against northerners

Insecurity: South West Govs declare support for NEC decision on forest management

Nearly 5,000 people displaced by Nigeria’s communal violence arrive in Benin

Guru Maharaji urges FG to encourage local production of COVID-19 vaccines


Ogun Gov Charges C’ttee on Rehabilitation of Victims Of Farmers’Herders Clashes

Shasha Clash: Yoruba Council Calls For Calm, Restraint

96,000 Pupils To Benefit From School Feeding Programme In Kwara

Ahead Of Senate Screening, EFCC Promotes Bawa, Others

Hoarding Vaccines May Prolong Pandemic, UN Warns

EU To Boost Vaccination In Nigeria, Others With ‘100m

Sanwo-Olu Cautions Warmongers Against Aggravating Insecurity Challenges

Gov Sule, Al-Makura, Mourn Gen Aboki, As APC Postpones Rally

ACF, NCPF Urges Govt To Provide Security For Schools

Disquiet In PDP AS Plot To Remove Secondus Thickens

Angry Kaduna Youths Lynch Kinsman For Alleged Collaboration With Bandits

Hoodlums Loot Freely As Two Fire Incidents Occur In Rivers

Shasha Crisis: Yoruba Community Council In North Appeal For Calm, Restraint


Gunmen kill Okowa’s aide Okiemute Sowho in Sapele

COVID-19: Nigeria records 645 new infections, total now 151,553

Republic of Benin is not aspiring to be part of Nigeria ‘ FG

FG must support cattle breeding to end open grazing, Southwest governors, obas say

2023: Politicians won’t decide for us where to create additional polling units ‘INEC chair’s spokesperson

Self-help inevitable to stop killer herdsmen in Yorubaland ‘ Afenifere secretary

Some religious leaders are not telling the truth due to pecuniary gains ‘Cleric

Injustice in a digital economy: How government is killing creativity, self-employment initiatives

10 years after, NDLEA arrests drug baron in Lagos

Drama as students, community youths rescue kidnapped teacher in Delta

Bandits kill 3 as irate youths lynched accomplice in Kaduna

NBA decries killing of pregnant member, calls on security agencies to fish out killers


Farmers-herders crisis: Ogun inaugurates peace committee

US Pan-Yoruba group tasks Buhari on security

Even as foreign students, Americans called us nigger

Lawan: Utterances of Southwest govs responsible for Shasha ethnic clash

Nigeria may get COVID-19 vaccines in 10 days Minister

Senate will not join issues on suit seeking to stop confirmation of Bawa

Billiri stool: Three killed as Gov Yahaya blows hot

Chaos in Rivers as soldier shoots trailer driver over N200

NCC disclaims allocation of 383 million new phone numbers

Bandits kill 3 as youths lynch alleged collaborator in Kaduna

JUST IN: Again, Bandits attack Niger community


Insecurity: Sheikh Gumi stepped in because Buhari failed Nigeria Shehu Sani

Insecurity: Boko Haram hoist flag in parts of Borno State

Herdsmen Are Not Criminals Ogun Governor, Dapo Abiodun

I invited soldiers to Orlu to avoid more bloodshed by IPOB Uzodinma

NLC directs workers in 18 states to begin strike

Iran will reverse nuclear actions when the U.S. lifts sanctions Zarif

Herdsmen dont need your permission to live in Ondo forests, Bauchi gov hits Akeredolu


10 years after escape, NDLEA arrests drug baron in Lagos

We only read assurances in newspapers – Kagara parents

UNICEF seeks unconditional release of Kagara students

SARS victims got less compensation than demanded – Lawyer

Mai Tangale stool: 3 killed, property destroyed as crisis deepens

Amnesty office probes fraudulent contractors

NARD to MDCN: You can’t stop trainee doctors from joining strike


Insecurity: Why Nigeria must look beyond state of emergency

Nigerian Breweries to deepen brand penetration, as ‘Desperados’ tour four cities

How the private sector is leading industrialisation scheme in A/Ibom

DBN believes in creating an ecosystem with gender parity ‘ MD

Begging the insurgents has emboldened them to cause more havoc in Nigeria ‘ Gundu

WhatsApp goes on charm offensive, takes shot at Telegram


Stakeholders Urge Tertiary Institutions To Retain Good Institutional Memories For Educational Development In Nigeria

COVID-19: Virologist Recommends Sequencing Based Surveillance To Fight Pandemic

Security: Southwest Governors, Traditional Rulers, Others Meet In Ibadan

FG Warns Speculators To Leave Mine Sites

Sanwo-Olu Cautions Against Making Tribal, Religious War Out Of Nation’s Security Challenges

Allegations Of Involvement In ‘Oil Theft’ At Terminal Misleading- Shell

FG Working On 377 Roads In 266 Rural Communities ‘ Minister

Bush Burning Ignites Fire Outbreak At Crown Hill University’ Official

Niger Assembly To Legislate Stiffer Punishment For Informants To Bandits’Speaker


Insecurity: 5 govs, 6 monarchs converge on Ibadan, call for end to open grazing

Bad governance cause of insecurity, unemployment ‘Plateau ex-SSG

CRR: CBN hits banks with N151.4bn debits

Insecurity: I’ve no apology speaking truth on herdsmen killings ‘Ortom

Business leaders, security stakeholders unite to tackle rising insecurity


Nigeria needs best brain in teaching profession ‘ TRCN Registrar

Herders: Northern coalition backs Bauchi gov

Bandits kill 3 in Kajuru, youth lynch ‘collaborator

Breaking: No ransom paid for release of Kagara, Kankara, Dapchi abductees ‘ FG

Breaking: Osaka beats Brady, wins another Australian Open

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West marriage crashes, 6 years after

COAS in Maiduguri to assess military operations in sambisa forest, boost troops’ morale

South-west govs, traditional rulers, others meets in Ibadan, endorses ban on open grazing


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