Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 27 February 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Biden says US will ‘never’ accept ‘aggressive’ Russia’s Ukraine annexation

UN rights chief hails US shift from Trump migration policies

Sheikh Gumi: Our government is like snail, that’s what is killing us

Domestic Violence: Why Nigeria is experiencing an upsurge

‘I can’t sit down, fold my arms and watch Nigerians being kidnapped’

They shouldn’t mistake our restraint as weakness or sign of fear– Buhari

Telecom workers threaten to disrupt network services nationwide

Angry NAF vows to expose sponsors of terrorism

Stock market reverses gains amid profit-taking

Death for rapists in Jigawa as governor signs new law

First clinical trials for Lassa fever vaccine begins in West Africa

Why I gave Uzochukwu N150m start-up capital – COSCHARIS boss reveals

No attempt to arrest Igboho – DSS

I won’t apologise for opposing Fulani profiling, says Mohammed

Police dissolves Eagle Crack Squad over unprofessional conduct

Kwara State approves hijab for Muslim schoolgirls

Curfew declared in Enugu community after killing of town union chief

About 300 schoolgirls feared kidnapped in Zamfara

India exits recession with 0.4 percent quarterly growth

FG declares readiness to deploy 5G network

Buhari insists on military action against insecurity


Biden imposes visa ban on 76 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Boko Haram, others remain a threat -US

Saraki mediates in Makinde, Fayose feud, to meet Ortom, Mohammed

Review service chiefs appointment, SEast coalition tells Buhari

I learnt crashed NAF aircraft was 49 years old, not in good condition -Late Flight Sgts father

Those accusing Yoruba Monarchs of backing killer herdsmen should show proof Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, Oba Ajakaye

Policemen chasing robber shot my 75-year-old mother relaxing on verandah -Delta woman

Focus on Gumi, Shekau before chasing me, Igboho tells FG

Naira depreciates to 410/$ at official market -Emefiele

Food prices rose in January, says NBS

Osinbajo faults CBN on cryptocurrency ban, calls for rethink

DHQ intervenes as union suspends supply of cattles, foodstuffs to South-West

Military, police helicopters search for 317 girls, Zamfara, Kano shut schools

APBN decries insecurity, urges FG to engage local professionals

NASS to pass PIB April 2021, Port Harcourt refinery for rehabilitation

OPC combs Oyo forests, arrests four suspected kidnappers

Newborn escapes death, as fire destroys buildings in Rivers, Kwara

#ENDSARS: Osun panel recommends compensations for victims

My tenure as Akeredolus deputy full of intrigues Ajayi

Fourth Mainland Bridge underway, Sanwo-Olu canvasses rebuilding Lagos

How COVID-19 lockdown inspired my first book Taiwo, Atlantic Hall chair

Again, Uzodinma, Okorochas aides clash over seized properties

Hijab use’ll expose Christian pupils to terrorist attacks Kwara CAN

Insecurity: Kano shuts 12 secondary schools

Burnt station: Cops wont succumb to intimidation, says Imo CP

Alleged assault: Police arrest Ogun deputy speaker, Kadiri

Why security agencies havent deployed force against bandits Buhari

Schoolgirls abduction: Zamfara shuts boarding schools

Buharis body language emboldens bandits, terrorists, says Aisha Yesufu

Empower states to control their internal security, Atiku tells NASS

Students abduction: IGP deploys surveillance helicopters in Zamfara

No attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho DSS

We stole cars at gunpoint, forge Customs papers for buyers Carjacking gang

Fear grips Lagos community as six kids go missing

Five nabbed over Akwa Ibom communal violence

Osun driver remanded for causing death of Immigration officer

Cummuters stranded, business crippled as security agents block Cross River highway

Weve yet to get over trauma of cruel attacks, rape by killer herders Oyo women molested by herdsmen

Sunday Igbohos arrest will heighten tension, insecurity Afenifere

British press were destroying my mental health Prince Harry

DSS, police attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho because he’s not a bandit -Afenifere

Zamfara schoolgirls abduction embarrassing -Northern Govs

Regulate, don’t prohibit cryptocurrencies, Osinbajo tells CBN                                                                              


Sunday Igboho Alleges Arrest Attempt as DSS Denies Involvement

Kano Shuts 10 Boarding Schools over Insecurity

Enugu Imposes Curfew on Oruku Community

Military Warns against Blocking Trucks Conveying Food from North to South

METKA Delivers 1.35MW Off-grid Solar Power Project in Effurun

Gunmen Kidnap 2, Shoot 3 in FCT

We Won’t Tolerate Insecurity, Sexual Assault on Campuses, NANS Vows

Buhari: Abduction of Zamfara School Girls Inhuman, Unacceptable

Zamfara: SERAP Urges UN Security Council to Treat Abduction of Students as Breach of UN Charter

Masari’s Wife Donates Hospital Beds, Drugs to Healthcare Centre

UNICEF Demands Unconditional Release of Abducted Zamafara Students

Emefiele Pledges Accommodative Monetary Policy to Boost Economic Growth

Northern Govs to Collaborate with FG, Traditional Rulers to Tackle Insecurity

Bandits Kill Six, Abduct 15 in Niger LGs

Sheathe Your Swords, Diri Appeals to Ortom, Mohammed

Relief as Varsity Workers Suspend Industrial Action

ICPC Recovers $919,207 from Workers of Federal High Court

Restructuring: Nigeria a Failed State, Says Clark

EFCC Arraigns Insurance Broker for Diversion of N26bn PHCN Severance Benefit

Kidnappers Demand N100m Ransom for UI Student

EFCC: Malami Tackles Sagay, Says He’s Confused


Southeast bipartisan meeting of APC, PDP, APGA, others holds on March 7

Prof Tunde Adeniran to Sheikh Gumi: Make details of your meetings with bandits public

MIYETTI ALLAH LEADER’S BOMBSHELL:Herdsmen carrying guns on social media are photoshopped


PDP chieftain tackles party’s legal adviser on S’west zonal congress

2023: Time for Igbo Presidency ‘ Northern group

Policy to reduce import duties on vehicles to control inflation ‘ FG

NDLEA intercepts brewery truck with drugs, nabs man with cocaine in Ondo

Insecurity: Anybody blaming APC is Nigerias enemy Sen Nwogu

OPC arrests 4 suspected kidnappers in Ibarapa

Osinbajo backs cryptocurrency, asks CBN to regulate operation

Five killed, eight abducted in fresh attacks in Niger



Nigeria’s maternal, child, reproductive health worst globally ‘ Ehanire

Motorcyclists bag 1 month imprisonment each for violating traffic rules

We’re under siege, war is imminent ‘ South west farmers

Insecurity: Violence kills 4, 556 Nigerians in 2020 ‘ Global Rights

January 2021 Allocation: FCTA disburses N3.8bn to 6 Area Councils, others ‘ Minister

Irabor urges telecom providers to support military to combat insecurity

WHO says COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Africa has gathered steam

21m people in six States benefit from WaterAid, Heineken Foundation’s N284m Scale-Up Hygiene project

Police quiz bank driver over robbery in Delta

Anambra: PDP tackles Ngige, Uzodimma over plan to use unseen forces during November poll

Abduction of students: We may shut down all schools ‘ NUT, NANS

Nigeria’s maternal, child, reproductive health worst globally ‘ Ehanire

Insecurity: OPC nabs 4 suspected kidnappers in Ibarapa

NHRC panel: Panel seeks enforcement of N2M judgment against SARS

Come for me after arresting bandits terrorising the country, Igboho tells FG


COVID-19: Archbishop Tasks Govt To Improve Livelihood Of Citizens

Ooni Unveils Anti-COVID-19, Herbal Immune Boosting Drugs

Group Calls For Total Clampdown On IPOB

A’Ibom Legislature Acquits Accountant General Over Reports Of Misappropriation

2023: Plot To Stop Tinubu Will Fail ‘ Group

Foodstuff, Cattle Dealers Issue 7-day Ultimatum To FG Over Insecurity


Abducted son of poultry farmer regains freedom

Edo State as haven of killer herdsmen

How many children should a woman have

Fulani herdsmen’s atrocities: Whether it is declared or not, we are already at war ‘Obawoya, head of Ondo farmers

Nigeria records 600 new COVID-19 infections, total now 155,076

Russia reduces price for Sputnik V vaccine by 50%

97% of EU citizens granted settled status in Britain

CBN welcomes Osinbajo’s counsel on CRYPTOCURRENCY

Ogun House of Assembly Deputy Speaker in police net over alleged invasion of SSG’s residence

Rewarding bandits with money, vehicles may boomerang, Buhari tells governors

Police arrest kidnappers, rescue victims in Ebonyi

Abduction of Zamfara schoolgirls inhumane, totally unacceptable, says Buhari

South West congress: Stand firm against impostors, Lagos PDP tells party national headquarters


Criminality will continue unless we address drug abuse, says Marwa

Herdsmen farmers crisis: Indigene urges support for vigilance groups in Ogun

Posters of Yahaya Bello for President flood Adamawa

Tramadol concealed in ceramic tiles intercepted in Lagos

Insecurity: Stop Visa on Arrival policy, CAN tells FG

COVID-19: Abiru gives financial support to 1,200 beneficiaries

Resident doctors to support 1 million Nigerians on telehealth

Herbal drug manufacturers urged to encourage mass production

Abia to vaccinate 40 per cent of residents by end of 2021

Nigeria has one of the worst maternal and child mortality in the world

Pandemonium in Abuja as FCTA demolishes drinking joints, others

Nigeria more divided under Buhari, says ADC chair

BREAKING: Seven abducted Zamfara schoolgirls escape

BREAKING: Buhari warns Govs against amnesty for bandits

I never asked Supreme Court to return Ihedioha as Imo Gov, says Nwosu

Anxiety as gunmen invade Abuja community, abducts two

There is need for knowledge based regulation, not prohibition of cryptocurrency Osinbajo

HURIWA blames Zamfara Gov for abduction of school girls

Flavour shocks childhood friend with car gift


Ondo 2020: Akeredolu, Jegede know fates April

Court orders interim forfeiture of Okorochas assets

EU expels Venezuelan Ambassador, declares diplomat persona non grata

Go after Gumi, Shekau before coming after me, Igboho tells FG

Stay off Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu warns FG

Okowa signs bills establishing three Universities in Delta

PDP cautions Uzodinma, Ngige over Anambra guber election

Cote dIvoire second country to receive Covax vaccine shipment

FFK condemns attempted arrest of Sunday Igoho by Security Agencies

NDDC Warrant of Arrest: Group Asks Senate To Suspend Senator Nwoboshi for Insubordination

Breaking: Gunmen Kidnap Secondary School Students In Zamfara

FG takes over Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport in Kebbi

My administration will empower one million youths annually Soludo

Senate Approves 1.3Bn For Teargas

FG welcomes rising crude oil price Minister


9 forests ‘governed’ by bandits, B/Haram

How seven family members perished in Kano inferno

100 trucks of onion boycott Shasa, leave Sokoto for other countries

N4.2b North-East flyover ready for use Sept

Boko Haram kill 2 soldiers, abduct travelers in Borno

Crisis deepens in PDP over South-West congress

Dangote refinery will put Nigeria’s economy back on track – Rep

Zamfara abduction: Empower states to control internal security – Atiku

Resign now, Ganduje’s aide tells Buhari, govs

COVID-19 vaccine: NPHCDA begins nationwide training for over 100,000 workers

IGP fails to produce Katsina whistleblower, Mahdi Shehu

Tiger transferred to Los Angeles hospital for further treatment


Battle for Nigeria: Our bandits are better than yours

Sanwo-Olu assures investors safety of their businesses in Lagos

Gbajabiamila, Sanwo-Olu say Lagos critical to Nigeria’s economic advancement

How CBN’s N736bn COVID-19 interventions paved way for Nigeria to exit recession

Explained: Why Fitch cut Nigeria’s 2021 growth forecast despite oil rally

Why NAHCO Board recalled GMD/CEO after 21 days suspension

Investors in Nigeria’s equities lost N1.4trn in February


Increased e-Fraud In Banks Worry Customers

Police, Army Mobilise As UNICEF Calls For Release Of Abducted Zamfara Schoolgirls

Security Conference: Nigerian Political Parties In Diaspora Fault APC’s Withdrawal

JUST IN: Cryptocurrencies Will Challenge Traditional Banking In Future ‘ Osinbajo

Stakeholders Urge FG To Review Landing Cost Of Stock-Fish Imports

Seun Kuti: Mobilising Youths, Activists For Political Leadership Through MOP

OPC Arrests 2nd In Command To Dreaded Kidnapper, 3 Others

Profit Taking Persists On NSE, Index Returns To 39,000 Mark

No Attempt To Arrest Igboho ‘ DSS

Senate President Condemns Abduction Of Zamfara Secondary School girls

2023: Northern Coalition Asks Buhari To Protect Okorocha

Police Rescue 3 Kidnapped Children In Ebonyi

JUST IN: Pandemonium As Sunday Igboho Resist Arrest By Security Agencies


I’ll run for president in 2023 if insecurity doesn’t end ‘ Doyin Okupe

No Hajj Seats Allocated to Nigeria Yet’ NAHCON

Osinbajo Advocates Knowledge-Based Regulation for Cryptocurrency

Wike warns new Rivers CP against playing politics

UNICEF Condemns Kidnapping of Schoolgirls in Zamfara State

Lagos to Lay 4th Mainland Bridge Foundation Before End of 2021 ‘ Sanwo-Olu

COVID-19: Africa’s Confirmed Almost 3.87m Cases

Group Urges Tinubu to Run for 2023 Presidency

Portugal to Send 5% of Its Vaccine Doses to Africa


Farmers pay huge ransom to bandits, may lead to food insecurity ‘AFAN President, Farouk

NARD: COVID-19 exposed Nigeria’s poor response to health demands

Graft: Osinbajo calls for regulation of cryptocurrency

Emefiele vows to quickly implement N500bn non-oil export facility

Insecurity: Over 100 bandits kill 5, abduct 8 in Niger communities

Zamfara abduction: Deal with bandits or resign, Ganduje’s aide tells Buhari


Our personnel didn’t attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho ‘DSS


Jangede abduction: Enough’s enough ‘ Northern govs

Breaking: 7 out of 317 kidnapped school girls escape from Bandits

School abduction threatens children’s future ‘ UNICEF

Kafarati was a distinguished member of Bench ‘ Gombe gov

To make Lagos greater, elected officers must unite ‘ Obasa

Osinbajo advocates knowledge-based regulation for crypto-currency


Normalcy has returned along Kaduna Jebba road DHQ

Senator Yau Condemn s abduction of 317School girls in Zamfara

Groups call for creation of employment to end trafficking

New EFCC Chair: Were confident Bawa will end corruption APC

Ortom vs Bala: Northern govs vow to ban open grazing El-Rufai



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