Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors                    

Governors intervention will help resolve Imo crisis, says APC

Ortorm attacks Mohammed, calls Bauchi gov Fulani terror member

N2.2bn fraud: Fayose gets permission for foreign medical trip

Borno plans 5,000-hectare land for ranches, cattle grazing

Court vacates N69bn-debt order on Jimoh Ibrahims firms, assets

30 million Nigerians may be on drugs by 2050, says Marwa

Aregbesola should accept the reality of Omisores APC membership Ex-lawmaker

Delta LG poll threatened as 48 parties sue DSEIC

Gumi should be investigated for becoming spiritual leader of bandits SOKAPU spokesman, Binniyat

Petrol landing cost jumps to N186, oil hits $64

Individuals can build, maintain highways, says FG

Labour silent as Buhari, govs discuss fuel price Thursday

NDPHC seals agreement on power supply to Togo

Senate seeks documents, N27bn PHCN pension probe begins

Africa Prudential, 25 others push stock market lower

Nigerian Breweries records N337bn in revenue

2020 capital budget implementation worries National Assembly

Court awards N10.6m against NNPC for blocking road

Division among bandits delays abducted Niger schoolboys release

Senate plans NDDC chiefs arrest over N6.25bn COVID-19 palliatives

Bodies of six Borno IDPs killed by Boko Haram uncovered on farm

Why military cant confront bandits Islamic cleric held talks with Ex-DSS director

Billiri protest: Gombe discovers additional corpse, arrests 16

Fleeing residents shun Ogun palliatives, remain in refugees camp

Ikpeazu demands enforcement of anti-open grazing law in Abia

FG is supporting agric, it must subsidise herdsmens businesses Yuguda

New COVID-19 variant discovered in Nigeria, 15 countries

Bidens Justice pick calls extremism first priority

Insecurity: Avoid non-essential travel to Nigeria, Canada warns citizens

Ortom to herdsmen: Respect Benue laws or go and carry AK-47 in Bauchi

Boko Haram will infiltrate bandits if Sheikh Gumi

Fulani treated unfairly in Nigeria Ex-Bauchi gov Yuguda

1.3 million Nigerians with HIV on treatment -NACA

Suspected cultists kill police inspector in Akwa Ibom                                                       


NERC Outlines Sanctions for Discos, TCN over Load Rejection, Wheeling Deficit

FG Eyes 200,000 Jobs from Road Concession Arrangement

NNRC: Revised PIB Should Allow NNPC Raise Capital Via IPO

FG Inaugurates 30KWP Solar Mini-grid in Adamawa

NDPHC to Sell Electricity Directly to Eligible Customers

Report: AfCFTA to Push Nigeria, Other Economies to $29tn

Depoliticise Creation of New Polling Units, INEC Urges Govs

Report: 20% of Lagos, Enugu, Nasarawa Residents Infected with COVID-19

UNICEF Orders 4m Doses of AstraZenecaVaccines for Nigeria

Uzodimma, Okorocha Turning Imo into War Zone, PDP Alleges

Canada Cautions Citizens against Non-essential Travel to Nigeria

Okorocha’s Aide, 13 Others Granted N70m Bail

Four Corpses Recovered, 16 Suspects Arrested over Gombe Chieftaincy Crisis

NCDC: New COVID-19 Variant Discovered in Nigeria, 15 Other Countries

25 Die in Ebonyi Communal Clash, Says Umahi

Senate Issues Warrant of Arrest on NDDC Sole Administrator

Time Extension Won’t Help Your ‘Flopped’ Membership Drive, PDP Mocks APC

Gunmen Abduct UNIPORT Lecturer, Rivers Traditional Ruler

Protesters Barricade Ore-Ijebu Ode Expressway over Alleged Extortion by Officials

NACA: Nigeria among Six Countries Defying COVID-19 Impact on HIV-AIDS

Again, Non-service of Corruption Charges Stalls Stella Odua’s Arraignment

Security Agencies Need More Personnel, Equipment, Says Niger Gov

Unlawful Road Blockage: Court Awards N10.6m in Favour of Veteran Journalist

Again, Atiku Calls for Privatisation of Refineries, Other Assets

Court Sets aside Order Seizing Jimoh Ibrahim’s Assets over Alleged 69.4bn Debt


Ekiti PDP: Fayose’s endorsement won’t stand, Eleka will face Kolawole at primary, says ex-Deputy Gov’s aide

Effective stakeholders’ management key to business success ‘Dangote boss

Oil marketers, retailers kick against customs’ plan to re-introduce petroleum tax

How telecom, others lifted Nigeria out of recession ‘NBS

Gunmen kidnap monarch in Rivers

Resign if you cant work in rural areas, Ekiti tells teachers

PDP mocks APC over extension of membership registration

Dodo resumes duty as Buharis ADC as Abubakar bows out

Disquiet over govts role in Bayelsa fertilizer project

Dont panic over our borrowings, FG tells Nigerians

Governors to discuss fuel price Thursday FG

From one strike to another: Varsity education trashed

Polls: Police warn office holders from taking uniformed security aides to polling units

School feeding addresses countrys nutrition challenges Osinbajo

Senate promises to prioritise PIB, Social Justice Bill, others, upon resumption

Kano govt. approves N344m for procurement of 100 tractors

APC chieftain petitions party over non-inclusion in board appointments


WHO slams rich states for hogging vaccines

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors

Makinde’s proactive policies averted ethnic crisis in Oyo, says group

Four die in Tangale stool tussle, 16 arrested

Commission warns against setting South-West on fire

UPU condemns ‘political killings’ in Urhobo nation

Suspected cultists kill two policemen in Akwa Ibom

South Africa’s anti-graft panel seeks two-year jail for Zuma

US top general urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

N30b Benin stormwater project was a fraud, Obaseki declares

Boko Haram kills ISWAP fighters

Court grants Fayose leave to travel abroad

Nigeria won’t purchase vaccines from private organisations, says FG

Cattle breeders threaten withdrawal of service, demand N475b compensation

Senate gives NPA 4 days for information on 282 missing vessels

UK’s PM eyes end to lockdown as vaccines reach one-third of adults

Activist Malcolm X’s family calls to reopen investigation into his murder

Alleged 69.4bn debt: Court vacates order against Jimoh Ibrahim’s assets


Insecurity: Success ‘ll be achieved within 2 months, Senate President assures

Court grants N70m bail to Okorocha’s legislative aide

Former Nigeria First Lady urges FG to complete Yar’Adua’s e-library project

How popular Abuja-based cleric, Omale prophesied Sunday plane crash

Abia calls for enforcement of anti-open grazing Law

2023: Nobody can match candidature of Tinubu ‘ Ogun monarchs

Boko Haram will soon infiltrate killer-herdsmen, bandits ‘ Sheikh Gumi

Breaking: I never arrested anybody as governor, as Uzodimma did to me ‘ Okorocha reacts

Shippers Council, NICON move to avert N670m loss to container deposit

Experts seek effective media report of govt agencies

Jaiz Bank, NAHCON launch Hajj Savings Scheme

COVID-19: Fake vaccines now in circulation, FG raises alarm

Niger abduction: Victims recount ordeal, says bandits beat, starve

FG knows hideouts of killer-herdsmen, bandits’ Sheikh Ahmad Gumi

90% of criminalities in Nigeria linked to drug abuse ‘ Marwa

Nigerian power coy to supply power to Togo Republic- Official

Battle of supremacy rages in Boko Haram/ISWAP camps

JUST IN: Records show global decline in COVID-19 cases ‘ PTF


Enugu Govt To Commence Operations Of Its Tech Hubs, Youth Innovation Centres

Mai Tangale Stool: 4 Confirmed Dead, 16 Arrested

NEDC Hands Over 40,000 Desks, Others To Borno Govt, Graduates ICT Trainees

Palliatives: Senate Orders Arrest Of Ex-NDDC IMC

Scores Of Terrorists Killed As Boko Haram, ISWAP Battle For Supremacy

Ortom To Bauchi Governor, You Are Not More Fulani Than The Sultan

Alleged Extortion: Soldiers Only Enforced Edo Govt Curfew Order ‘ Army

Emovon Family Pledges N1m Prize For UNIBEN Best Students

Yuguda Backs Gov Bala Mohammed, Says Herdsmen Have Right To Defend Themselves

Analysts Advocate Continuous Fiscal, Monetary Interventions To Avoid Recession

Nigeria To Receive 4million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines Soon ‘ PTF

4 Killed As NURTW Members, PMS Staff Clash In Oyo

Intervene In Uzodinma, Okorocha Rift, Groups Ask PMB, Party Leadership


FG, NEPZA using AFCTA to boost FTZs competitiveness

Post-UTME: UNILAG uncovers multiple exam fraud as 21,955 candidates sit for exam

Export control at port of entry critical to economic diversification ‘ NAQS DG

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 542 new infections, 23 deaths

Environmentalists seek probe of crude oil leak in Bayelsa community

Policies not enough to address Climate Change, experts say

ICT, fastest growing sector in Nigeria’s economy ‘NBS

Equities investors lose N17bn to further sell-offs

Nigerian power company to supply power to Togo Republic ‘ Official

Lagos ports witness drop in container, ship traffic in 2020 ‘ NPA

Billiri protest: Four corpses recovered, 16 persons arrested

Don’t buy COVID-19 vaccines from black market, PTF warns Nigerians


Alleged N69b debt: Court voids AMCONs orders on Jimoh Ibrahims firms

Alleged N10b fraud: Stella Oduahs, others arraignment stalled again

#EndSARS panels: Victims getting justice, but challenges remain

14 ex-governors loyalists get bail

N6.2b palliatives diversion: Senators seek arrest of NDDC chiefs

Gumi: bandits not Boko Haram insurgents

Security agencies know location of abductors

African Fintech Foundry prepares startups for investors

Nigerian Breweries declares N7.52b net profit as dividend

Likely reason Air Force planes engines collapsed, by experts

Petitioner slumps while narrating ordeal in SARS custody

FG will restore peace, sanity in two months Lawan

Security agencies know location of bandits that abducted teachers, students


Nigeria to Receive 4m Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines ‘ PTF

COVID-19: People Who Wear Glasses Less Likely To Contract The Virus

Osun Assembly Promises Speedy Passage of HIV/AIDS Anti-discriminatory Bill

Gov. Bello Advocates Recruitment of More Personnel to Curtail Insecurity

National Assembly Joint Committee Assures Speedy Passage of PIB

Being honest, genuine sometimes works against me ‘ DJ Cuppy


Nigeria Army arrest 20 IPOB members, recover arms, hand them to Police

Uzodinma Vs Okorocha: Mild drama in Court as 14 ex-governors loyalists granted N70m bail

Stella Oduah In Court Over Alleged Financial Misappropriation

WhatsApp to deactivate messages for all who reject new terms

Violation of COVID-19 protocols, FCTA seals 2 commercial outlets

Kano tricycle crisis: commuters left stranded

Italian ambassador to DR Congo killed in UN convoy attack

Ortom blast Bala Mohammed Calls Him Terrorist Terrorising Nigeria

Goodluck Jonathan reportedly complains of neglect by PDP

Chinas top diplomat calls on the U.S. to lift tariffs, sanctions

14thHeadies: Wizkid emerges artiste of the Year as Fireboy wins 5 awards


Hold Bauchi gov responsible if I’m assassinated — Ortom

1 killed, many injured as park managers clash

Contributory Pension: Going the way of old scheme?

The growing importance of Cloud Computing in ICT

New COVID-19 variant found in Nigeria, 15 others – NCDC

Nigeria has N58tr export gap for leather, others — Report

Kaduna Refinery to resume operations Q1 2023

Stocks market loses N17bn in fresh week

Economic growth in Q4, a surprise — LCCI

Customs begins 30% reduction in vehicle duty

FG tells speculators to avoid mine fields

Collect empty containers outside ports, NPA to shippers

Constant use of earphone damages the ears – Experts

14 years after: HIV transmission, deaths declining – NACA

Breastfeeding mothers with COVID-19 do not pass disease to babies – Study

Okorocha/Uzodinma feud: Don’t turn Imo into war theatre, PDP warns

Confusion forced APC to extend registration exercise — PDP

Buhari has done more than Obasanjo, others in S’East — Andy Uba

PRP better alternative to APC, PDP — Prof Jega

COVID-19: ‘Why Nigerian children won’t be vaccinated’

Abuja crash: Pilot was in Abuja to refuel, says Air Force

Court grants N70m bail to Okorocha’s aides

Imo: Igbo forum want political solution to Okorocha, Uzodinma feud

COVID-19: High-risk persons resisting hospital admission – Ehanire

COVID-19 infection higher in males than females in Nigeria — NCDC

Lawan: Expect a more secure Nigeria in two months

Extended 2020 Budget: 30% implementation achieved in January — FG

COVID-19: FG warns Nigerians against black market vaccine

New COVID-19 variant detected in Nigeria, 15 countries – NCDC

Ortom: Benue people not against any tribe but killer herdsmen

Ex-DSS official reveals Gumi met bandits near a military post


Pastoralists commission: HURIWA lambasts unserious attorney general demands prosecution of armed Fulani herdsmen for Mass murders

Victim of police torture faints before NHRC #EndSARS panel*Narrates how police compelled him to lick dirty floor

Alleged police brutality: Petitioner insists on N200m compensation for amputated limb*Police pay 150, 000

NHRC #EndSARS panel threatens to arrest police officer over death of complainants husbands

Insecurity: Calls for Buharis resignation terrorists propaganda Pro- Democracy group


Growing e-commerce boosts demand for warehouse

Opposing fuel price increase will return queues, hurt economy

Nigeria’s real estate sector rides on pandemic to exit 18-month recession

Govt gives reasons for Lagos-Ogun boundary roads infrastructure projects

Struggling job-creating sectors show unemployment woes may persist

Capital component of 2020 budget only 30% implemented ‘ Ahmed

Naira falls back to N480 on black market

FCMB, Stanbic lead biggest banks stock return in 5yrs

Nigeria’s equities market starts new week on negative note

Investors fail to price-in United Capital impressive full year scorecards


Appointment Of Okonjo-Iweala As DG WTO Has Raised Nigeria’s Image ‘PANDEF

Protect All Residents Within Your States, Chairman Northern Speakers’ Forum Tells Governors

2020 Budget Extension:Finance Minister Says MDAs Capacity Needed For Implementation

Umahi Blames Council Boss, Legislator Over Ezza-Effium, Effium Communal Conflict

53 Freed NSTA Passengers Reunite With Families After Medical Checks

UPU Condemns Politically -Motivated Killings In Urhoboland

Revert To Original Land Use Or Risk Demolition, FCTA Tells Club Owners


Nigeria feeds almost 3million pupils daily

N6.25bn palliatives: Senate issues warrant of arrest on NDDC boss

Military Air mishap: NAF investigative panel commence seating

Boko Haram kills each other as battle of supremacy intensifies


NYSC DG tasks corps members on modern trends in agric

I’m ashamed of Nigeria begging for COVID-19 vaccines ‘Okebukola

Minister’s abuse of power at EHORECON

Sheikh Gumi debunks comments on viral video

El-Rufai set to launch Kaduna Social Policy framework

Kogi gov lauds Buhari over moves to establish gold processing cluster

NEDC spends N1bn on food, relief materials to Borno IDPs


Uzodinma/Okorocha: Suspect slumps in court, 14 ex-gov’s loyalists get N70m bail

Stock market opens on negative trend, loses N17bn

Nigeria’s crude gets more attention, India to increase imports

Nigeria, Botswana in talks for direct flight operations

Agents want NASS to dump Customs bill

Restoring export control at ports critical to economic diversification ‘ NAQS DG


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