Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

PUNCH

UK scraps COVID-19 restrictions as Johnson sends Queen wishes

Gunmen kill Anambra businessman

Ex-Delta poly rector, others jailed for refusing to appear before ICPC

Strike: ASUU tasks FG as negotiations begin today

Dont force us into rituals, sex trade, DELSU students beg govt, mgt over tuition

No more multiple taxation in Rivers, says commissioner

Stakeholders demand Muslim students rights to hijab in Kwara schools

Unmarried female police officers cant get pregnant, court rules

Electoral Act: Groups defy Presidency, hold protests today

Controversy over removal of Ebonyi assemblys deputy speaker

Northerners have no option but to support Tinubu, says Ganduje

Aregbesolas faction, govs aide disagree as ministers group faults primary

APC shifts convention for third time, fixes March 26 as new date

APC govs deny hindering national convention, silent on timetable

APC governors meet on consensus, zoning

Clearing agents ground port operations, begin indefinite strike over CBN e-valuation

NNPC begins trans-shipment charges, depot owners raise fuel price

Fuel subsidy: Labour fumes as IMF warns FG against fresh borrowings

FG plans atomic materials deployment to boost energy supply, says Minister

Pele admitted in hospital due to urinary tract infection

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates 400 million Instagram followers, thanks fans

Rivers tipper driver commits suicide, group suspects foul play

Landlords, residents protest against property demolition in Lagos slum

DELSU graduate rejects second class lower result, threatens lawsuit

Lady scalded with burning stove by cop discharged, demands justice

NSCDC arrests six Beninese for smuggling petrol out of Nigeria

Three die in Anambra, Osun crashes, FRSC blames wrongful overtaking

Abducted nursing mother regains freedom, N3m ransom paid

Oromonis inquest: Falana presents interim DPPs report, court adjourns

Detained corpse: LASUTH reduces medical bill, releases body today

Enugu commissioner escapes as orderlies battle gunmen, cops feared killed

Police arrest railway track vandals in Ibadan

Gunshots as appeal court judge escapes kidnap attempt, driver missing

Ebonyi confirms attack on NDLEA operative, killing of two

Inadequate telecom infrastructure hampering broadband penetration NCC

Bauchi Hisbah weds two repentant commercial sex workers

Two policemen killed as gunmen attack Enugu commissioner

Bail: Abba Kyari diabetic, hypertensive, lawyer tells judge

THISDAY 

Again, APC Moves Convention, Now to Hold March 26

UK Injects £10m into Nigeria’s Energy Sector

Drama as Hameed Ali Flays House Reopening of e-Customs Project Probe

Citing Failing Health, Detained DCP Abba Kyari Begs Court for his bail

Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Atiku’s Nigerian Citizenship

Demand for African Tech Developers on the Rise, Google Reveals

Months after Delisting, Trump Launches ‘Truth Social’ to Rival Twitter

Flutterwave Re-brands, Introduces New Products for Customers

Auchi Polytechnic Gets New Rector

Nigeria’s Nuclear Authority Says Over 60% of X-ray Machines Obsolete

FG: NDDC Board Inauguration, Audit Report Implementation, Work in Progress

FG, ASUU Meet Today over Lingering Dispute

Terrorists Return to Galadima Kogo Community, Kill Many

FG to Launch National Campaign against Ritual Killings

Obasanjo: Nigeria Can’t Defeat B’Haram, Banditry by Repeating Same Mistakes

Kwankwaso Floats New Political Group, National Movement

Stop Playing Cheap Politics With Electoral Bill, Presidency Warns Interest Groups

Ex-Delta Poly Rector Bags 25-month Jail Term over Refusal to Appear Before ICPC

Spouses, Children of Corrupt Nigerians Should Also Face Prosecution, Says Senator

Akeredolu Signed Executive Order to Cover Son’s Illegality, Ondo PDP Alleges

FG Audits Detention Facility to Safeguard Detainees’ Rights

‘Osun APC Primary Election Marred with Irregularities’

Ebonyi Assembly Elects New Deputy Speaker

Experts Seek Solutions to Risks Affecting Electricity Metering

Cyberthreats in Nigeria are Rising, But Businesses Still Lack Strong Identity…

Does the Criminal Code Act Apply in the FCT?

Lagos State Government to Prosecute Attackers of Government Officials on Lawful.

Firm Connects 2,000 Niger Delta Households to Mini-grid Solar Power

NLNG Pushes Back on Allegation of $1bn Illegal Oil Export to America

IEA Urges OPEC+ to Fix its Million-barrel Supply Deficit

Amid Sustainability Concerns, Nigerias Oil Production Begins Upward Swing

NDLEA Intercepts $4.7m Fake Dollars

FG to Generate N5bn from Fishery Concession Project

IATA Confirms Increase in Air Travel as Restrictions are Lifted

SUN

Population policy will cause more harm than good Njemanze

2023: Declare now or you’ll be viewed as coward, southern youths tell Atiku

Convention: APC settlesfor March 26

Were tired of postponements, says chairmanship aspirant

South South lawmakers endorse Bello, pass vote of confidence in Buni

LG elections: Enugu govt declares tomorrow work-free day

Nigeria, others missing in top global LNG exporters

IPOB: DSS bars family, lawyers from visiting Nnamdi Kanu

Buhari demands return of more Nigerian artefacts

Bayelsa: We have nothing to hide regarding state finances Commissioner

FG suspends salary of workers for shunning verification exercise

Court remands Ekiti prophet for sexually assaulting minor

Clearing agents cripple economic activities at ports as vehicle duties rise 300%

GUARDIAN

Defying West, Putin orders troops to Ukraine rebel regions

Confusion as APC shifts convention to March 26

ECOWAS moves to halt coups, terrorism with one-year action plan

Amid revenue crisis, FG hopeful of $557.2m windfall from 5G licencees

Court throws out suit challenging Atiku’s citizenship

PDP, Akeredolu trade words over son’s appointment, undue powers

Telecoms sector records $2.16b yearly foreign exchange outflow

Osinbajo calls for interrogation of local governance structure

NDDC tackles Ijaw group over alleged N20b payment to ghost contractors

46 years after Murtala’s assassination, Obasanjo, Fayemi, find answers to insecurity

PDP, Akeredolu trade words over son’s appointment, undue powers

Two feared dead in Anambra auto crash

Imo family faults police treatment of murder case

Renewed cult war in Bayelsa claims five persons

Court jails ex-rector for refusing to appear before ICPC

Lady, injured with burning stove by police officer in Rivers seeks justice

Gunmen kill four security personnel, six others in Niger

Alleged unlawful detention: Abba Kyari demands N500m in damages from NDLEA

Russia to recognise Ukraine rebel regions as Putin defies West

EU sanctions ‘on table’ if Putin recognises Ukraine separatists

Senegal’s president urges Germany to stay in Mali

We’ll sanction anyone guilty of child labour, molestation ‘ Kano Hisbah

VANGUARD

Gunmen kill 2 officers, attack Imo police station

We’ve returned APC to Imo people, Uzodimma assures stakeholders

Man docked for allegedly stealing pharmaceutical products, car worth N3.96m

Spouses, children, siblings, parents that benefit from corruption must be punished ‘ SENATE

Kano to house biggest rail station in Nigeria ‘ Amaechi

FCMB offers convenient home buying experience

115,500 health workers died of COVID-19 in 18 months ‘ UN

Nigeria, UK meet over insecurity, corruption in West Africa

Trade deficit with China worsens with $23 bn imports in 2021

Upsets, as APC shifts, fixes convention dates in hours

2023 Presidency: We’re together with Tinubu, says Ganduje

Discontent over APC’s botched National Convention

BREAKING: Ebonyi Assembly removes Deputy Speaker, declares his seat vacant

Ondo PDP accuses Akeredolu of secretly signing Executive Order to empower son

Let’s reconcile, deliver Kano to APC, Ganduje tells Shekarau’s faction

Ebonyi Assembly: Impeachment plot over Deputy Speakership thickens

2023 Presidency: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s citizenship, eligibility

Nigeria losing $8.810bn yearly from non-implementation of e-Customs Project ‘ Reps

Abba Kyari: Strong Institutions Not Fallible Individuals are the Foundation for Nation Building

Google lauds increase in software development in Africa

FG gives NCC 6 months deadline to get innovative solutions in ICT

Nine Ghanaians allegedly smuggle Indian hemp worth N200m into Nigeria ‘ NSCDC

Court dismisses suit seeking to void Police laws barring unmarried female police from getting pregnant

NANS gives FG one-week ultimatum over ASUU strike

Petrol scarcity gradually easing off in Abuja

Hoodlums ‘bomb’ Police station, kill officers in Imo

Illegal tax collectors in Benue to be treated as armed robbers ‘ Ortom warns

11 feared killed as fire guts commercial bus in Kaduna

My father rapes me every night ‘ 12-year-old girl cries out in Ondo

Suspected drug peddler, one other, killed in renewed cult war in Bayelsa

UPDATED: Thugs beat up NUJ Secretary in Ebonyi

BREAKING: Abba Kyari drags FG to court, seeks bail on health grounds

NAF airstrikes kill 26 ISWAP terrorists in Lake Chad, Sambisa forest

ASUU strike: Middle Belt group raises alarm over looming fresh EndSARS protest by aggrieved students

How to effectively end kidnapping, banditry, across Nigeria ‘ Obasanjo

N20bn: NDDC denies alleged payment to ghost contractors

Stop playing politics with Electoral Act, Presidency tells interest groups

LEADERSHIP

JUST-IN: NNPC New Charges May Trigger Increase In Petrol Pump Price

Electoral Bill: Hold Your Peace, Right Thing Will Be Done, Presidency Tells Agitators

UK Supports Nigeria’s Energy Sector With N5.6bn

Bad Fuel: CSOs Demand Independent Investigative Body

2023: Ex-Sports Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi, Declares Senatorial Ambition

Zamfara: Impeachment Move Against Me Unconstitutional ‘ Deputy Gov

Group Declares Support For Security Agencies, Says End To Banditry Near

Convention: APC Accuses Govs, Ministers Of Masterminding Attacks On Party Leadership

TRIBUNE

Developer mulls expansion, targets NHF subscribers, others for 500 housing units

Fighter jet crashes near school in Iran

11 passengers burnt beyond recognition in Kaduna road accident

There are 50 cases against Matawalle’s defection ‘ Attorney General

Lagos to become medical tourism hub ‘ Obafemi Hamzat

Drama as Reps, Customs, Finance Ministry bicker over reopening of e-modernisation project probe

APC reverses itself, fixes convention for March 26

Again, DSS prevents lawyers from visiting Nnamdi Kanu

HERALD

Police right to stop unmarried female personnel from getting pregnant ‘ Court tells NBA

2023 presidency: I didn’t say I’ll fight dirty ‘ Tinubu

Tunde Onakoya: The man bringing hope to hapless children through Chess

Abba Kyari drags FG to court over detention in NDLEA facility

Danish man accused of killing Nigerian wife, daughter to file final written address on March 1

Targeted killings likely if Russia invades Ukraine ‘ US warns UN

NATION 

Protesters block Ughelli-Asaba road over neglect

Fed Govt to meet ASUU Tuesday over strike

NRC raises alarm over rail tracks vandalisation

APC seeks peace as Amaechi, Abe camps renew battle

Southeast won’t accept vice president, says Ohanaeze

Okorocha, six others for arraignment Tuesday over alleged N2.9b fraud

Buhari can’t be stampeded to sign Electoral Bill, says Presidency

Govt losing $8.810b yearly to e-Customs row

APC shifts convention to March 26 amid grumblings

2023: Why Emefiele should succeed Buhari

Gunmen kill two policemen, set the station ablaze in Imo

15m out-of-school children inimical to fight against Boko Haram, says Obasanjo

2023 Presidency: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest

‘Tinubu won’t leave APC for any other aspirant, power bloc’

DAILY TRUST 

Buni c’ttee dilly-dallies on APC convention

ECOWAS court involvement in criminal matters will save money for Africa – Vice President

Gunmen kill Anambra businessman

Leave the stage for younger ones, Obasanjo tells old politicians

Developer ecosystem on the rise in Africa despite COVID-19 – Report

NRC raises alarm over vandalisation of railway tracks

Designating bandits as terrorists has aided fight against insecurity – FG

Obasanjo: What Boko Haram members told me when I met them

Impeachment: Panel begins probe of Zamfara deputy governor

Nigeria set to use atomic materials for energy supply – FG

Court dismisses NBA’s suit seeking to reinstate sacked pregnant police officer

Strike: FG to meet ASUU on Tuesday

UK to pay Nigeria compensation for fraud in oil and gas sector

Five killed as rival cult gangs clash in Bayelsa

NDDC denies payment of N20bn to ghost contractor

Nigeria has one of the most vibrant media ecosystem – Lai

Kwara Hijab Crisis: Late victim’s family demands N113m compensation

Generator fume kills two in UNIZIK private hostel

Gombe health workers protest non-payment of allowances

Abductors of community leader’s wife, daughters demand N50m ransom

ICYMI: First-Class BUK Graduate Killed By Unknown Persons

Presidency: Court thrashes suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility

Drama As Suspected Killer Of UNIJOS Student Goes Dumb In Court

Passengers killed as Zaria-bound bus goes up in flames

Bandits Impregnate Abducted Students

Resign or dissociate yourself from 2023 campaign, HEDA tells Emefiele

We Weren’t Informed Of Airfare Increase – FG

UBEC to conduct assessment of schools nationwide

South Africa assures safety of Nigerians after deadly attacks

Gunmen kill 3 returning from funeral in Benue

Bandits demand N60m to free Sokoto councillor, 8 others

Soludo’s Dubai vision for Anambra is possible’

APC Chairmanship race: Ex-Speaker rates Saliu Mustapha as the best among aspirants

AUTHORITY

No panic over Electoral Bill, Buhari assures Nigerians

Buhari seeks return of more looted Nigerian artefacts

Unknown gunmen kills popular Nnewi billionaire, Gab Ofoma

DSS Refuses Nnamdi Kanu Access To Lawyers

APC: Group welcomes postponement of national convention for Zonal Congress

Orji Kalu: Swirling wicked rumours of betrayal

NCC committed to tackling telecom infrastructure deficit Danbatta

BUSINESSDAY

Why the time is ripe for repatriation of talent back to Africa

Ways cybercriminals target cards through POS terminals

COREN’s concern over unskilled Nigerian engineering graduates

Nigerian Women get huge boost as U.K. Backs First Bank With $100 Million Credit

Experts urge Nigeria, others to adopt multidimensional approach to reduce poverty

Naira slips while OPEC currencies jump

Overnight rate shoots up on FX, bond auction, CRR debit

Nigeria stock market’s positive start proves pessimists wrong

Manufacturing investments to rebound as UK project kicks off in Nigeria

Nigeria’s decrepit refineries turn money guzzlers

The South must unite to create a healthy balance of power in Nigeria

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Why Buhari Is Delaying Assent To Electoral Bill ‘ Presidency

Abba Kyari Slams N500m Rights Suit Against FG

2023: Can Atiku Survive The Zoning Battle In PDP

Alleged Defamation: Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Sues Activist, Seeks N5.1bn Compensation

Two Suspects Paraded In Ibadan For Vandalism Of Rail Line

DSTV Attaches ‘4I9’ To NTA, Reno Omokri Reacts

Ritual killings: FG To Regulate Social Media ‘ Lai Mohammed Says

Save APC From Imminent Doom ‘ APC Rebirth Urges Buhari

Strike: NANS Issues One Week Ultimatum FG To Sort Out With ASUU

NEW TELEGRAPH

NSCDC arrest 9 Ghanaians for attempt to smuggle N200m cannabis into Nigeria

DPP initially indicted Dowen College over Sylvester Oromoni’s death ‘ Police

Alleged ritual killer of 300 level student of Unijos arraigned in court

Businessman petitions IGP, Sanwo-Olu, accuses police of aiding demolition of properties

Ex-Delta Poly Rector bags 25 months jail term for refusal to honour ICPC invite

Enugu Commissioner escapes death, as gunmen kill 2 escorts

Ex-Delta Poly Rector bags 25 months jail term for refusal to honour ICPC invite

FG to tackle ritual killings, ensure responsible social media use

Alleged drug related offences: Court refuses Abba Kyari’s bail application

Court strikes out suit challenging Atiku’s Nigerian citizenship

Customs agents halt vehicles clearance, protest 300% rise in valuation

Buhari appeals for return of Nigeria’s artefacts abroad

ASUU strike: NANS to block major federal roads Feb 28

Nigeria loses $380bn, 2m jobs in 50 years

Nigeria, others reactivate Trans Saharan Gas Pipeline

Nigeria’s low-level demand for air travel

DSDP: Evaluating issues in fuel import scandal

Council frets as extortion, abuse of e-call up raise freight charges

Kenya Airways forecasts 20% rise in revenue

Nigeria needs primary radar for civil, military aviation ‘ NAMA

Okagbare: World Athletics encourages doping, Chioma Ajunwa alleges

BLUEPRINT

Again gunmen attack Imo Police station, kill 2 officers, raze building, vehicles

RMRDC: Saving Nigeria N467.96bn via rice processing centres

Buhari demands return of more Nigeria’s artifacts from abroad

Bad fuel: Group insists on probe, sanctions for fuel importers, cohorts

FG blames delayed e-Customs take off on legal issues

Impeachment: Probe panel begins sitting over Zamfara dep governor’s case

Breaking: APC reverses self, fixes national convention for March 26

Petrol subsidy scam, evils of fiscal unitarism

Bad fuel: Tension as probe panel uncovers 3rd party involvement

Gunmen kill BUK best graduating student in Anambra

Benue: Herders Kill 3 in Ortom’s home town as troops rescue 8 kidnap victims

2,038 lives lost to air crashes from 1969 to 2022 in Nigeria-AIB

Dirty fuel: Fear heightens as probe uncovers 3rd party involvement, others

 

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