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Headline February 26 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

NATION
*Senate probes banks’ alleged non-remittance of Withholding Tax
*Senate urges Buhari to reconstitute FCC
*Three jailed for stoning policemen in Lagos
*Gbajabiamila: we won’t accept extrajudicial killings
*Pastor, wife remanded for ‘stealing’ dead woman’s N63.5m
*How police officer shot, killed Makoko resident, witness tells court
*Ex-Action Alliance chair, three others arraigned for ‘forgery’
*Kidnappers free JAMB, NSCDC officials in Kogi
*NAPTIP to intensify war against traffickers
*IG: Policemen on illegal duty ‘killed’ footballer Tiamiyu
*Community celebrates over transformer
*Lagos urges block moulders to register
*Concerns over proposed pension funds investment
*Govt removes four roundabouts for road expansion
*‘Paying whistleblowers not sustainable policy’
*Theme: You shall return to dust!
*IE to refund customers for prepaid meters
*Cleric seeks prayers for leaders
*Beggars protest ‘harassment’ by govt officials
*Greater Lagos and Okada tyranny
*Ayobo NULGE hail council chair
*Task force officials ‘beat’ man to death in Rivers
*Is the Supreme Court judgment final or not?
*Enugu workers thank Ugwuanyi
*Lab technicians dissolve states bodies
*Developer alleges police assault
*Niger Delta students thank Buhari
*Tackling insecurity with legislation
*Osagie takes Embers of Love to Ogba
*My boyfriend introduced me to kidnapping, suspect tells police
*Boy, 16, hides in bank overnight to steal N340,000
*Rustlers, robbers, rapists among 51 suspects arrested in Borno
*Six photographers mirror Lagos in Dis Lagos Life
*Customs intercepts smuggled rice hidden under water melons
*At 90, Mabel Segun won’t stop reading, writing
*Ondo lists N14.8b bond on NSE
*Multichoice’s Ultimate Love makes debut
*Anambra, BudgIT partner on fiscal transparency
*Concert, sports mark CAC Yaba 80th anniversary
*UACN’s core investor acquires more shares
*Neimeth grows profit by 83%
*AMCON’s tough routes to recover N5.4tr debts
*Foundation inaugurates cultural hub, children’s books
*How Fintech empowers startups
*Raising future innovators to bridge food deficit
*Entrepreneur makes case for solar energy
*Sharia pension fund coming
*AIICO Pension: micro pension makes slow embrace
*Pension complaints and solutions
*Ondo poll: eight Unity Forum members for governor
*Dawn of community policing on the Plateau
*Don Jazzy, Darey, others grace Trace Ikoyi office unveiling
*Abbeyyte makes new move with EP
*Namaste Wahala to hit cinemas in April
*Toyin Abraham teases fan with Fate of Alakade poster
*2Baba to drop first album in five years, Warriors
*Hullabaloo over Ishaku’s Abuja trip
*Restructuring or constitutional amendment (2)
*INEC and unending conspiracy theories
*Onigbanjo/Oyekami milestone: Invasion season
*Miyetti Allah in Amotekun?
*PDP‘s uncharted waters
*What do Nigerians want?
*Train to move petrol and gas
*Why House did not push for sack of Service Chiefs, by Benson
*‘Countries not doing enough for children’
*$683 appeal for reproductive health services
*Protective Appropriate Dressing (PAD) for every girl (1)
*Regulatory authorities and consumers’ plight
*Oyo to regulate okada operation

DAILY TRUST
*Nigerians reject immunity for Senate president, speaker, others
*Police brutality threatens our nationhood — Gbajabiamila
*Senate probes banks for not remitting taxes on deposits, dividends
*Pharmacist, 4 others killed as cultists clash in Benue town
*Mob kills robbery suspect in Imo
*Director, 2 others charged with defilement of 12-yr-old girl
*Man, 47, allegedly defiles 4-yr-old daughter
*A’Ibom: 171 suspects arrested in 3 months – Police
*Cleric remanded for allegedly sodomising teenage boys
*After Daily Trust report, N/Assembly wants FCC reconstituted
*NEC okays livestock programme for Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa
*Senate asks army to establish base around Sambisa Forest
*B/Haram, ISWAP no more working together – Buratai
*Service chiefs have run out of ideas – Reps
*NECO sacks 19 staff over certificate forgery
*Reps probe NIMASA over failure over audited accounts
*Coronavirus knocking at the door, WHO warns countries
*N400m fraud: Metuh convicted, jailed 7 years
*…Those in govt should suffer same fate – Lawyers
*US donates $6.9m mosquito nets to Plateau residents
*Gombe Assembly passes kidnapping, abduction prohibition bill
*NERC gives DisCos till April 30 to meter electricity consumers
*National Assembly: Bill seeking immunity for presiding officers scales second reading
*How we caught our student accused of raping two women in niqab – LASU
*FG approves $20m tech funds, N90bn agric loan facility
*Ganduje orders arrest of street beggers in Kano
*Buhari mourns Hosni Mubarak
*Champions League: Gnabry, Lewandowski on target as Bayern Munich lashes Chelsea
*Hisbah arrests woman for polyandry in Kano
*FG approves $20m for young innovators, N90bn agric loan for MSMEs

LEADERSHIP
*Court Jails Olisa Metuh 7 Yrs Over N400m Fraud
*Senate President, Speakers To Get Immunity As Reps Pass Bill leadership
*British Commission To Partner LEADERSHIP On Climate Change Campaign
*Governor Supports Research On Zamfara Kingdom With N7.5m
*Bill & Melinda Gates, Dangote Foundations Laud Gov Buni’s Performance
*Fake Drugs, Weapon Of Mass Destruction – FG
*Police Parade 51 Suspects For Murder, Rape In Borno
*Senate Asks Army To Set Up Base In Garkida
*NNPC, SPDC Conduct Medical Outreach In Yobe
*Court Remands Pastor, Wife For Stealing N63.5m From Dead Woman
*NECO Dismisses Another 19 Workers For Certificate Forgery
*NAPTIP Charges Director To Court Over Sexual Exploitation
*UNIJOS Laments Erection Of Illegal Structures At Night By Land Grabbers
*Coronavirus Outbreak: How Prepared Is Nigeria?
*Miebach To Replace Banga As Mastercard CEO
*Oil Prices Appreciate Despite Coronavirus Spread
*NIMC Sets 5-year Target To Register All Nigerians
*Reps Applaud PMB As Mambilla Power Project Finally Takes Off
*3 States Willing To Key Into NLTP
*Insurance Sector Pays N376bn Claims To Policyholders
*NITDA Mulls Review Of Digital Transformation Plan
*NERC Fixes Metering Deadline For April 30, Caps Estimated Billing
*PMB Lifts Bwari Communities With Erosion Control, Road Projects

VANGUARD
*Why all zones must adopt regional security outfit – EK Clark
*EFCC partners ABU on anti-corruption studies
*Ganduje recruits 7,500 teachers
*Insecurity: Gunmen go on rampage nationwide
*We deserve SUVs, not cars for oversight functions — Reps
*NLC, SERAP, Afenifere, others kick, as Reps propose immunity for NASS, State Assemblies’ principal officers
*AMCON seizes Buba Galadima’s assets over N900m indebtedness
*Oshiomhole, EPM plotting sponsored protests — Govt alleges
*We’ll hold Miyetti Allah responsible for any killing by herdsmen — A’Ibom Speaker
*US interfaith leaders declare Nigeria ticking time bomb

PUNCH
*Police need 250,000 rifles, 1,000 APCs, 774 drones – IG
*Ex-PDP spokesman, Metuh, jailed seven years, to return N375m
*How Buhari govt contributed to Almajiri problem – Yakasai
*Cultists invade station to free member, police arrest seven
*How trigger-happy policeman killed Lagos resident – Baale
*Ogun obaship candidate arrested for certificate forgery
*Man stabs helper’s four-year-old son to death
*How Buhari regime depleted ECA by N1.5tn
*N900m debt: Buhari ex-loyalist, Galadima, loses house, firm to AMCON
*South-West speakers meet today on Amotekun public hearing outcome
*EFCC begins Shehu Sani $25,000 fraud trial
*Police need 250,000 rifles, 1,000 APCs, 774 drones – IG
*Ex-PDP spokesman, Metuh, jailed seven years, to return N375m
*How Buhari govt contributed to Almajiri problem – Yakasai
*Nigerian High Commission owes N3.3bn traffic fee – UK
*I wasn’t tried in 1990, says sacked Bayelsa deputy gov-elect
*Oluwo: A monarch and his many controversies
*NECO fires 19 workers for certificate forgery
*Cultists invade station to free member, police arrest seven

THISDAY
*What Money Can’t Buy in JAMB
*AU Endorses Adesina for Second Term as AfDB President
*BPE Introduces Risk Management Strategy to Mitigate Transaction Risks
*HND Holders in NSCDC Urge Buhari, Aregbesola to Address Disparity in Promotion
*STEM Gets a Boost, as World-class Centre Emerges in Abuja
*Lucky LaLiga Fans to Watch ElClásico with their Barça & Real Madrid Heroes

TELEGRAPH
*Workers laud Ugwuanyi on new wage
*Haulage: Senate probes compliance to road safety laws
*ICRC: FG attracts $8bn into economy through PPP
*Access Bank: The place of sustainability in the growth of Nigeria’s largest financial institution
*Buhari: We’ll sustain infrastructure development
*Why we ‘ll back Tinubu’s presidency in 2023 –Lagos APC
*Senate: National Computer Policy on lawmakers’ radar
*Name change for PDP makes no meaning – Agbaje
*Neimeth posts 49% growth in net profit
*‘CBN’s unorthodox measures may scare away foreign investors’
*AfDB: Executive Council endorses Adesina for second term
*NSE records marginal loss
*Footballer’s death: Police disband Zonal Intervention Squad in Ogun
*I’m a disgrace to womanhood, says mother of two arrested for kidnapping
*Director, others charged for having sex in office with minors
*Mama Boko Haram, three others arraigned over alleged N42m fraud
*Kano bans street begging, erring parents to face legal action
*Mob sets truck ablaze after driver crushes CDA Chairman to death

GOD BLESS NIGERIA

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