Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 15 February, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Anarchy looms in Bayelsa as Oshiomhole dares S/Court

Coronavirus, Lassa fever: FG offers N36m to scientist who finds cure

N9.8bn Art/Craft village: Reps read riot act trespassers

Reps set to unveil own Magazine

Bauchi lawmakers entrenching democracy ‘ Gov Bala

Nigeria honoured by your service, Buhari tells Joda at 90

Bayelsa judgement won’t suffice for Imo illegality ‘ PDP

FG to resuscitate fishing terminal in the N/Delta, says- Ita Enang


Senate to resolve diesel shortage stalling Lagos-Badagry road construction

Delta community faults Okowas approval of monarch

I wont negotiate with criminals, says Kogi gov

Illegal woods leave Cross River weekly Task force

Gombe Boys Brigade members crushed by NSCDC official: We need help to walk again, our Schooling has stopped

Ondo 2020: South-West APC condemns groups attack on Akande

One ungodly sexual intercourse can deform your destiny

Salaries and wages commission develops five-year strategic plan

Govt to engage private sector on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway tolling

FG appoints committee for new economic development plan

NNPC employs 1,050 graduates out of 60,000 candidates

Salaries and wages commission develops five-year strategic plan

Religious leaders have duty to promote harmony among Nigerians Osinbajo

Presidency suspends NBC DG, Kawu

Police impose curfew on Bayelsa, gov inaugurated amid tension

Controversy over gombe varsity students death after toothache injection

IG gives South-West govs conditions for Amotekun corps to bear arms

Nigerians in Wuhan risk coronavirus infection if not evacuated now Nigerian businessman in China

Nigeria examines two coronavirus cases, Egypt confirms one

Military tackles Amnesty Intl, says troops conduct evacuation

I want to be a nurse, care for sick people Six-year-old schoolgirl reading by ATM light

Stop playing politics with Ogoni clean-up, Wike tells FG

My life was threatened over my research, defence of female monarchs Olasupo, National Coordinator of Female Traditional Rulers

Abiolas death had nothing to do with Aare Ona Kankanfo title Afe Babalola

Aba-Ikot Ekpene road: Use local equipment, workers, Fashola tells contractors

Late-coming to office is corruption, Magu warns civil servants

Abiodun approves reconstruction of Ijebu-Ode-Epe road

Ekiti denies padding N248.5m WAEC fees

Kanus parents burial: IPOB alleges arrest of members by police, army

FG appoints new director for Nigerian French village

Bayelsa: APC going to court over Douye Diri, says Oshiomhole

20 killed in central Mali village

Gang kills four police in operation to free leader

Six trapped, five killed in Kano mining site


PDP Challenges Buhari to Visit States by Road

Imo Assembly Backs Supreme Courts Verdict against Ihedioha

Are We Saying Boko Haram is Invincible

Why the Insecurity will Drag A Little longer

How Imo Governorship Election Verdict Generates Judicial Crisis

Oshiomhole: Supreme Court Judgement on Bayelsa Lacks Fruit of Justice

Those in Government Are Behaving Like Opposition


2023: No deal with South on power rotation ‘Junaid Mohammed

Umuahia shut down as Kanu’s parents are interred amid heavy security

North’s opposition to amotekun is suspicious ‘ Gen Williams

Nigeria suffocating under insecurity ‘ Dr Olajide, Yce Scribe

Oyetola presents N1.2billion bonds to retirees at 2020 cultural day

Why Supreme Court aborted lyon’s swearing-in as Bayelsa governor

Stop playing politics with Ogoni clean up, Wike tells FG

FCMB awards varsity scholarship to 7-yr-old girl using ATM light to do school assignment

Violent protest in Bayelsa: Police declare dusk to dawn curfew

Hospital conducts painless child delivery procedure in Nasarawa

Bayelsa guber: INEC issues certificate of return to PDP’s Douye Diri

Kwara to receive N200m looted funds as gov. leads anti-graft walk

Confusion trails alleged killing of youth in Delta market

Diri sworn-in as Bayelsa Gov, sues for peace

NUJ, RATAWU condemn destruction at Radio Bayelsa

Police confirm 7 killed, 5 injured in Kaduna attack

Breaking News: Lalong, EFCC join corps members in walk against corruption in Plateau

Oshoala nets goal No. 21 for Barca

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria 3rd in Africa, 31st in world


Go for reconciliation, PDP tells Diri

Benin attack stirs worries of jihadist menace

Amnesty urges probe into troops ‘razing’ of Nigerian villages

Angry APC protesters attack Diri’s home, damage properties

Nnamdi Kanu’s parents’ burial : Schools, shops shut in Umuahia

EFCC records 48 convictions, N8.5bn recoveries

Students Stripped For Menstruation Checks

China virus death toll nears 1,400, six health workers among victims

INEC presents certificate of return to Diri, deputy

Nigerian military sacks Borno villages as Boko Haram attacks spike – AI


We are the problem of this country ‘ Bishop sam Zuga

BAYELSA: Diri, Ewhrudjakpo emergence an act of God ‘ Okowa

PDP to IGP: Stop Oshiomhole now

BAYELSA: Amid tension Diri takes over, sues for peace, love

Coronavirus: 46,550 confirmed cases in China as it spreads to Africa

Place Ize-Iyamu, EPM under surveillance, Edo govt urges security agencies

Okowa congratulates Diri on his inauguration as Bayelsa Governor

N2.5bn Fraud: Buhari Fires Kawu as NBC Boss

Egypt confirms Africa’s first case of coronavirus

Car crushes pregnant woman, two others to death in Calabar

Sony reportedly battling to keep PlayStation 5 price down

What Nigeria is missing by neglect of Solid Mineral sector ‘ Babatunde Alatise

African Development Bank says World Bank chief’s criticism ‘misleading

More than 1,700 medical workers in China infected with coronavirus

No peak in sight as China reports 5,000 new coronavirus cases

Court remands farmer for allegedly killing vigilante commander

Two men in court for allegedly loitering around banks in Badagry

Police kill 3 armed robbery suspects in Onitsha

Commercial driver sentenced to death by hanging for killing carpenter over N3000 debt

Anxiety in Edo community over kidnap of monarch’s wife

Gunmen abduct catholic priest in Edo

Stop celebrating; we are going to Court- Oshiomhole bombs PDP


True ethnic origins of Nigeria’s past presidents and Heads of State

Auno: ‘How Boko Haram sneaked up on us, killed 30 and maimed many

He accused me of infidelity, threatened to pour acid on me ‘Wife

He slapped me 15 times, damaged my eardrum, starved me of sex after I had bought him three cars

Douye Diri sworn-in as Bayelsa governor

Buratai orders evacuation of stranded passengers on Maiduguri-Damboa road

[BREAKING] Supreme Court verdict: Police impose curfew over protest in Bayelsa

EFCC, NYSC mobilize 500 corps members against corruption in Bauchi

INEC, APC in war of words over Bayelsa: You erred in presenting certificate to Diri ‘ Oshiomhole

Bayelsa: No victor no vanquish, Secondus tells Duoye


Southwest APC condemns attack on Akande

NERC insists on implementing increased tariffs April 1

Coronavirus hits Africa as Egypt confirms first case

Osun: The storm foreseen

Supreme Courts verdict in order SANs

We didnt arrest IPOB members Army

Okowa emerges South-South Governors Forum Chair

Seven confirmed killed, five injured in fresh Kaduna village attack


Go for reconciliation, Secondus, PDP tell Diri

We pray, hope that God will heal our land, Bayelsa, Nigeria, says Sen. Douye Diri

FG to establish 6th special laboratory to test Lassa fever

Alleged N700m fraud: Judge threatens to withdraw bail for Edo PDP chairman, 3 others

INEC declares Sen. Diri winner of Bayelsa governorship election

Ogoni clean up: FG using unqualified contractors Wike

Insecurity: We cannot just demonise Buhari, he is doing his best Shettima

Thousands of Cameroonians flee to Nigeria as violence flares

5 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Bangladeshi lake

Singapore fears economic impact of coronavirus will exceed SARS

Bayelsa: Adegboruwa, other Nigerians react to Supreme Court sacking of Lyon

Council makes case for Diaspora voting rights in 2023 polls

3m people practice open defecation in Bauchi Officials

Fire razes DELSU post-graduate hostel in Abraka

CBN may devalue the naira in 2020- Analysts

Lagos closes 16 companies over N126.19m tax evasion

SON partners ANLCA, electronic dealers

How FG, States, LGs shared N8.15trn in 2019

SEC may announce new recapitalisation programme for operators

Receiving money transfers in foreign currency detrimental CBN

Oshiomhole disagrees with S/Court judgment on Bayelsa election

Police confirm 7 killed, 5 injured in Kaduna attack


Why Northern Elders told Buhari the truth ‘ Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

Grumbling in Katsina APC over appointment of fresh defectors to ‘juicy’ positions

How elite undermine JAMB activities ‘ Oloyede

Ekiti State government debunks allegation of ‘padding’ WAEC fees

Amnesty International accuse Nigerian military of razing villages as Boko Haram attacks escalate

Bayelsa verdict: PDP raises panel to reconcile with Jonathan, Wike, others

DPR transfers revoked OML 98 oil asset to NNPC

Protesters attack Bayelsa governor-elect’s residence, destroy property

Minority caucus kicks as two Imo AA Reps join APC

Court discharges 2 men accused of stabbing friend over cigarette


INEC Releases New Bayelsa Governorship Election Result, Excludes APC

Abaribe, Peter Obi, Victor Umeh, others storm Umuahia for burial of Kanu’s parents

Kogi Sets To Probe Suspended Uni. VC, Poly Rector, Others Over TSA Violation

26 bag First Class as UniAbuja graduates 10,331 students

How Ganduje astounds the Vice President

No cause for alarm, stop fleeing’, Kanu’s kinsmen tell panicky residents

Reps declear state of emergency in power sector

Insecurity: Senate tasks FG on national parks Protection


Up revenue generation to end Nigeria’s financial challenges, Senate tasks MDAs

Nigeria offers longer-term naira contracts to lure investors, shore up FX reserves

UPDC N15.96bn Rights Issue commences

IOSCO publishes key considerations for regulating crypto-asset trading platforms

SEC says infrastructure development key to Nigeria’s growth

Stakeholders discuss how 2020 budget, finance act can grow capital market


$3.3bn Eurobond: DMO to pick advisers via open bids


Bombings, attacks on opponents won’t give Obaseki second term ticket ‘Inegbeniki

Finally, DPR hands over OML 98 to NPDC

Google: Osinbajo’s partnership boosted our success in Nigeria

Buhari gambling with our lives, Amotekun, a necessity ‘Akinlude

EDO APC CRISIS: With or without Oshiomhole, EPM, Edo will re-elect Obaseki ‘Lawani


Confirmed: One infected as first Coronavirus case berths in Africa

Breaking: UEFA slams 2-year Champions League, Europa ban on Manchester City

Bayelsa: Diri sworn in as Governor amidst protest, dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed

Bayelsa: Will PDP fault judiciary again

There is a strong connection between literary aesthetics and scripture ‘ Dada Paiko

Breaking: Buhari slams suspension on embattled NBC DG

Chaos as fire guts DELSU hostel

Shooting in Bayelsa as APC, PDP clash in massive protest


How We Raped Female Victim, Collected Ransom From Husband-Kidnap Suspects

PDP Chieftain, Kalu, Seeks Peace, Unity In Party Ahead Of 2023

Corrupt Free Nigeria Achievable, Says EFCC

Pastor Flogs Son To Death In Delta Over Witchcraft, Flee With Wife

Defence Ministry Honours Teachers Over Dedication To Duty

RELEDA 2020: Another Feather For Hon. (Dr.) Rotimi Balogun

Ansar-ud-deen Society Commends Members Over Society Development

Bayelsa Violence: Stop Oshiomhole Now, PDP Tells IGP

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