Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 22 February 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Biden Signals Tougher Line On Beijing With Key Appointments

Why Ndigbo Should Rally Round APC ‘Ejidike

Makinde’s Proactiveness Averted Ethnic Crisis In Oyo’ Diaspora Group

As Another Abduction Of School Kids Rattles The Polity

Anambra Traders Urge Obiano To Hands Off Selection Of Market Leaders

Abia Converts Games Village To Youth Empowerment Centre

PUNCH                                                                                

APC extends membership registration till March 31

Mining is not contributing much to Nigerias economic development because of poor attention to geo-sciences VC, Mountain Top University, Ayolabi

Nigeria has $5.83bn undisbursed foreign loans DMO

Stock market extends losing streak, sheds N130bn

Insurance sectors assets hit N1.82tn on recapitalisation deadline

25,000MW deal: FG, Siemens sign pre-engineering contract

Lagos pays N1.51bn to 292 retirees

Oil firm contractor workers protest non-payment of entitlements

Nigerias exit from recession, ESPs success Osinbajos aide

Butcher shot dead by gunmen in Delta community

Nigerians have shed enough blood, says Buhari

Controversy surrounds Niger students, workers release, abducted travellers freed

Okorocha attacks Uzodimma as ex-gov, aides arrested over sealed estate

Power-drunk Bello press secretary orders arrest of PUNCH reporter

Cattle dealers threaten strike, allege killing of members

Joint team sacks IPOB security network from Imo forest

We petitioned IGP on Abuja invitation over missing cow -Ondo chiefs

Amnesty probes staff involvement in contractors, vendors fraud

Troops get Army chiefs 48-hour ultimatum to clear Marte of terrorists

Group demands release of Rivers mourners kidnapped five months ago

Soludo should emulate Okonjo-Iweala, avoid gov race Aspirant

High divorce rate worries Bayelsa deputy gov, CJ

Community policing will end banditry, says Prelate

Insecurity: Youve failed as Commander-In-Chief, PDP tells Buhari

Uzodinmas aide led armed thugs to attack me Okorocha

Crash: Dead NAF officers on mission to rescue Kagara abductees -Reps

Its terrible, eyewitnesses narrate how military aircraft crashed, killed seven in Abuja

Bauchi herbalist arrested for allegedly killing four minors for ritual

COAS orders troops to recapture areas from Boko Haram in Borno

THISDAY

Jonathan Complains of Neglect By PDP

FG Begins Replacement of Maiduguri Power Facilities Destroyed by Insurgents

Army Chief Gives Troops 48 Hours to Dislodge Boko Haram

Buhari Mourns as Seven Killed in Military Plane Crash

NAFDAC Threatens Closure of 16,000 Water Factories

You Have Failed as Commander-in-Chief, PDP Tells Buhari

Again, Gunmen Kill Two, Abduct Nine in Kaduna Communities

DPR Seeks Investment in Modular Refineries, Warns Illegal Refiners

Police Drag Air Peace Customer to Court over Alleged Aircraft Hijack

Stock Market Reverses N1.1tn Gain, Slip into Negative Territory

Cattle, Food Sellers Threaten to Withdraw Services over Attack on Members

NAF Says 7 Died in Plane Crash, Orders Investigation

Kagara Abduction: SERAP Urges Buhari to Probe, Recover Money Missing from UBEC, SUBEB

Fayemi Lauds Ekiti Community for Donating N60m for Varsity Take-off

IPCR Calls on Boko Haram Insurgents, Bandits, Ethnic Militias to Embrace Dialogue

Fulani Herdsmen Write Ogun Communities, Plot Fresh Attacks

SUN

MBF lampoons Gombe Gov over delay in confirming elected traditional ruler

APC extends registration exercise by 3 weeks

Probe: PRODA board chairman calls for Gbajabiamila’s resignation

2022: Fayose’s endorsement of Bisi Kolawole as guber candidate unsettles Ekiti PDP

Excitement as NDDC bankrolls Niger Delta Peace Cup

Banks incurN80.75bn e-banking expenses as digital transactions hit N111.29tr

NACCIMA urges new ambassadors to attract FDI

Dangote boss hinges business success on effective stakeholders’ management

Core investors reject concession plan of Lagos Trade Fair complex

NBS: Abia now Nigeria’s 3rd most preferred investment destination

African airline operators lose $12bn to COVID-19

Were losing $362.5 annually to cowpea ban, NAQS DG laments

Be real, not sensational, Kaigama urges pastors, others

Invest subsidy savings on healthcare, education, Rewane tells FG

COVID-19: Latter-Day Saints donate millions of naira PPEs to national hospital

GUARDIAN

Ekiti community raises the alarm over herders’ incursion into varsity

HURIWA berates Malami over call for herders’ commission

Terrorists kill six, kidnap 19 in Katsina, Kaduna

HOSTCOM tasks IOCs on specific commitment to end gas flares

NAFDAC to shut down packaged water factories endangering health of Nigerians

PDP flays Buhari’s government for pushing Nigeria into failed state

Inadequate polling units may mar elections, says INEC

Exiting appointees commend Akeredolu for not politicising governance

Difficult terrain, funding, threaten APC registration exercise in Cross River

Tales of woes, losses as Shasha traders seek help

Security expert urges more protection of schools, rescue of Kagara pupils

Police arrest three herdsmen for arson, attempted murder in Ogun

NDDC to train unemployed youths at Innoson Motors

NDLEA uncovers cannabis warehouse, seizes N17m illicit drugs in Rivers

Mine blast kills 7 Niger election officials

Plane Crash: Buhari condoles with NAF, victims’ families, orders investigation

With Adesina, Okonjo-Iweala and others, Nigeria attains Human Resource Power status under Buhari

Libya’s interior minister escapes assassination attempt

Kagara: We won’t pay ransom to secure release of abductees, FG insists

Ebola toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people ‘resist’ health measures

VANGUARD

We’ll place merit above nepotism in teachers’ recruitment ‘ Osun SUBEB Chairman

NDLEA uncovers cannabis warehouse, seizes N17m illicit drugs in Rivers

NDDC to train unemployed youths at Innoson Motors

Insecurity: Embrace dialogue, Bakut urges bandits

Exit from recession key indicator of ESP’s performance ‘ Akande

Police arrest Okorocha over alleged forceful entry into sealed property in Imo

Shareholders sue FG over plan to borrow N158bn unclaimed dividend

Crashed aircraft: Dead officers on mission to rescue kidnapped Kagara students in Niger’ Reps

UPDATED: ‘Okorocha will be charged to court tomorrow for breaking into sealed Royal palm estate

Breaking: Bandits raze Catholic Church, two homes in Kaduna

PRODA Chairman demands resignation of Gbajabiamila, disbandment of probe panel

LEADERSHIP

I Did Not Negotiate With Bandits ‘ Sheikh Gumi

I Will Never Give Up On PMB ‘ Bakare

Crashed NAF Aircraft On Surveillance Mission To Kagara

74 Abducted Kagara Students, Teachers, Others Released

Okorocha Arrested For Breaking Into Sealed Property

Sanwo-Olu Commiserates With NAF, FG, Victims Families Over Aircraft Crash

I Am Alive’, Prince Tony Momoh Speaks From The Beyond

South-West Governors Wont Join Issues With Divisionists- Akeredolu

I’ll Never Give Up On PMB ‘ Bakare

Implementation Of N3.85trn Capital Budget Will Spur Real Sector Growth ‘ Experts

BREAKING: APC Extends Registration, Revalidation Exercise By 3weeks

Panic As Gunmen Kill Benue Varsity Student

Nigeria’s Exit From Recession Proves Success Of Economic Plan- Presidency

Insurgents, Terrorists Now Emboldened ‘ PDP

TRIBUNE

Kano to float mass transit service with 200 buses

Murderers’ have defected to APC, members should not allow them occupy leadership positions, says Aregbesola

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections, recoveries, deaths dropped last week

Mayhem in Imo: Okorocha arrested over forceful attempt to reclaim sealed estate

COVID-19: Nigeria records 521 new infections, total now 152,074

Lagos introduces verification app for COVID-19 result

APC extends membership registration, revalidation exercise by three weeks

We will soon expose politician behind arson in South-West ‘ Arewa youths

Abuja plane crash: NAF confirms seven personnel on board died

Four traffic robbers, two railway track vandals arrested in Lagos

SON to deploy enterprise planning system to automate, integrate operations

Ending gas flaring will restore health, economic rights of citizens ‘ HOSTCOM

NATION

We will support Southwest agenda in 2023, says monarch

APC extends membership registration, revalidation by five weeks

EFCC chairman-designate not illegally promoted

Ethnic tension: Olawepo-Hashim warns against divisive comments

30 per cent duty waiver on mass transit vehicles begins

Police to arraign Okorocha for breaking into sealed property

APC extends membership registration, revalidation

Bandits burn church, kill 2, kidnap 9 in Kaduna

Disintegration: Abdulsalami Abubakar sidesteps the real issues

UPDATED: Abducted Niger passengers regain freedom

Hushpuppi laundered funds for North Korean hackers US

Twist in Ibarapa killing as gov claims Aborodes murder was political

DAILY TIMES

BREAKING: Fomer Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha arrested

Eminent Nigerians condemn rising spate of insecurity across Nigeria

BREAKING: Military Aircraft crashes in Abuja (Photos)

Nigeria may get COVID-19 vaccines in 10 days Health minister

Lion cant be caged, Fani-Kayode finally opens up on his alleged defection to APC

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

Insecurity: Boko Haram hoist flag in parts of Borno State

HERALD

Cryptocurrency Ban: SEC, CBN to Provide Level Field for Investments

Nigeria Remains Indivisible in Spite of Security Challenges ‘ NGO

Kagara: We won’t Pay Ransom to Secure Release of Abductees, FG Insists

Kagara: SERAP asks Buhari to probe, recover ‘billions missing from UBEC, SUBEBs

NCAA Lifts Ban on Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

Updated: 6 feared killed as military plane crash-lands in Abuja

FCT Residents get March 31 Deadline to File Tax Returns

DAILY TRUST

Years after Zaria killings: Victims of army, Shi’ite clash await compensation

7 officers die as NAF plane crashes in Abuja on mission to rescue Kagara abductees

Open grazing ban won’t end herders/farmers’ crisis unless… — Fayemi

COAS gives troops 48-hours ultimatum to recover Marte, others

Kidnappers abduct fufu sellers in Ogun, demand N10m ransom

NDLEA seizes N17m illicit drugs in Rivers

Boundary commission resolves over 30 interstate border disputes — Official

Resign if you can’t address insecurity-43 CSOs tell Buhari

Cattle dealers threaten to withdraw services over Shasa, #EndSARS crises

Nigerians in Canada seek delayed implementation of new passport charges

How hijab storm forced closure of 10 Kwara schools

Electricity, banking, telecoms top complaints in 2020 — Consumer agency

Traffic congestion at seaports to ease from March — Bello

TCN fixing vandalised Maiduguri electricity line — MD

40 years after: Plateau still looking for investors to complete hotel

How newly licensed Abacha varsity ignited rush for property in Kano community

450,000 families ‘behind on rent because of COVID’ in UK

2 burnt to death in Abuja tanker fire

#EndSARS panel: How police officer slapped, stabbed me — Athlete

Commuters, residents welcome repair works on Kaduna bypass

Police nab 9 robbery suspects, recover pistols in Abuja

Go after criminals, not innocent civilians, commander tells troops

Suspected ritualist nabbed over killing of children in Bauchi

2023 presidency: S/West leaders storm Ogun, push for Tinubu

APC extends membership registration by 3 weeks

PDP extends tenure of zonal caretaker committees

Kano to float mass transit with 200 buses

Bandits kill father, son in Kaduna, set church on fire

Police Arrest Okorocha For Fighting Over Seized Property

SEC: Cryptocurrency market worth $2trn, it can’t be ignored

Witness: Why We Didn’t Rescue Victims of Abuja Air Crash

Death of my son won’t deter me from sending others to school, says father of slain Kagara boy

Niger Gov: Abducted Passengers Have Been Released

Pay your taxes for Abuja to be like Dubai, FCT-IRS tells residents

Victims Drown As Gunmen Abduct Women, Children In Niger

Seven Killed as Air Force Jet Crashes in Abuja (Updated)

FG: Nigeria may get COVID vaccines in 10 days

Uzodimma fires 108 oil workers employed by Okorocha ‌

Aregbesola: Killers Have Joined APC

After two years, Nigeria lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max planes

2023: Top northern politicians pushing for southern president

AUTHORITY

Bagudu tasks new students exco on higher performance, set agenda

Nigerian engineers hail Gov Ugwuanyi on infrastructure development

Wike has passion to develop Rivers Dr Banigo reiterates

CEHRD applauds BSHA for passage of VAPP BiII

Bandits in military uniform strike again in Niger, kidnap women, children

Orlu Crisis: Igbos not at war with Nigeria Ohaneze Ndigbo

BUSINESSDAY

Buhari sets record as Nigerians grow poorer for sixth straight year

Rising cyber fraud in Nigeria and banks’ losses

Hausa land, history and people yearning for freedom.

COAS gives 48 hours ultimatum for troops to recapture Marte

COVID ‘ 19: EU raises global vaccine contribution to ‘1bn

How agric investment, boost to consumption helped Nigeria exit recession

LADOL boss seeks sustainable growth for private sector to create wealth

Naira ends week with marginal appreciation after CBN sold $100m

NEW TELEGRAPH

SEC tasks senior bankers on younger generation

Uzodinma to Okorocha: Your silence over Orlu crisis suspiciouS

Olawepo-Hashim to leaders: Tone down divisive speeches, stop ethnic profiling

PDP to Buhari: Buratai’s 20-year comment on terrorists an indictment

7 killed as military aircraft crashes near Abuja airport

Drama in Imo as police arrest ex-Gov Okorocha

FG to buy N15bn face masks, soaps, sanitizers, others

BLUEPRINT

Updated: 27 abducted Kagara students, 39 passengers released

FG gives airlines green light to operate Boeing 737 Max aircraft

Binos’ free medical outreach excites 21, 000 Adamawa South constituents

Breaking: Manchester United suppress Newcastle, keep pace on Leicester at Premier League

Osimhen collapses, rushed to hospital in Italy ahead Super Eagles’ AFCON qualifier call-up

Bandits kill two, abduct 2 infants, 7 others in Igabi, raze church, houses in Kajuru

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