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February 19 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Headline February 19 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

NATION
*Changing fortune of Lagos youths
*Americans, others urge Sanwo-Olu not to privatise water
*Checking local rice adulteration
*Union begins three-day warning strike
*Progressive governors greet El-Rufai at 60
*Lagos inducts 1,000 secondary school teachers
*Ghanaian varsity lecturers suspended after ‘sex-for-grades’ leak
*‘Skill acquisition solution to unemployment’
*Buni, deputy establish orphanage
*Waste operators procure 40 trucks
*Masari to Perm Secs: shun corruption
*Lalong reforms justice sector
*COWLSO gives succour to Lagos IDPs
*Insecurity: Katsina communities to form vigilance groups
*Lassa fever: ‘70 people still in Kano isolation centre’
*Navy intercepts ‘stolen oil’ vessel in Rivers
*Mock results ready today, says JAMB
*Akume: I didn’t insult Tor Tiv
*Bodies exhumed after ‘herdsmen’ attacks in Delta community
*Diaspora voting desirable 
*Court to hear Ajimobi’s suit against Makinde March 2
*Three doctors arraigned over baby’s death in Abuja
*Insecurity and the security chiefs
*Hemp farm discovered in Anambra school
*Femi Branch launches Playfest
*U.S. federal judges call emergency meeting over DOJ’s intervention in ‘politically sensitive cases’
*BBnaija housemate Nina marries
*Six dead as three trucks catch fire in Niger
*Cameroon crisis: Commonwealth condemns Valentine Day’s killing
*Customs urges neighbouring countries to comply with ECOWAS transit trade
*Woman arraigned for ‘burning’ nine-year-old with hot iron
*Power devolution, Land Use threaten constitution review
*Why Tboss broke down in tears
*FIRS orders deduction of stamp duty, CIT, others from source
*Boko Haram hits Chibok as fighter jets pound ISWAP
*Asaba storm water drainage: Respite for residents?


*Coronavirus: WHO places Nigeria at high-risk of economic damage
*JUST IN: Lagos records first Lassa fever case
*Supreme Court in the eye of the storm
*Southwest NURTW to Makinde: revert proscription
*Special Jollof is different, says Isong
*Oyetola approves 100% CONMESS, CONHESS for doctors, others
*Williams Uchemba excited over first movie
*Restructuring or constitutional amendment (1)
*Amotekun Bill scales first reading at Ogun Assembly
*Supreme Court: Prison, Life ban
*Amotekun: ‘No crack within Conference of Southwest Speakers’
*‘Secondus sees Britain as Nigeria’s supervisor’
*Amotekun: ‘No crack within Conference of Southwest Speakers’
*‘Secondus sees Britain as Nigeria’s supervisor’
*SGF: Nigerians must unite to defeat Boko Haram
*Lifting wheat burden  12:50 AM 
Fed Govt pays benefits of 184 dead soldiers
*EFCC re-arraigns six public officers over ‘N64.6b police pension fraud’
*China: Beyond the scourge of Coronavirus
*Activists seek adoption of 2014 Confab report
*Police advise vehicle owners
*Drivers block road over taxes in Anambra
*Herbalist, five others arrested for ‘robbery’ in Ogun
*‘Uzodinma’s govt not of looters’
*Kidnap: Teacher arrested for ‘spreading fake news’
*Gunmen kidnap 12 passengers in Kogi
*Insecurity in the season of denials
*Re: Osun: The storm foreseen

VANGUARD
*I Didn’t Punch Agbowu During Altercation — Oluwo
*Flight Diversions: Reps Probe Aviation Agencies, Mull Enactment Of Passenger-Protection Law
*US Gives Nigeria Conditions For Review Of Visa Ban Policy
*Buhari Speaks On Leah Sharibu’s 2 Years In Captivity
*Buhari Won’t Sack Service Chiefs — SGF
*Herdsmen Attack, A Threat To National Security — MUDIAGA ODJE
*Suspected Herdsmen Killings: Outrage As Delta CP Admits Receiving 6 Exhumed Corpses

PUNCH
*Assailants kill Aso Rock director, set body on fire
*Kogi kidnappers abduct another 12 travellers, demand N30m
*Sacking service chiefs’ll threaten national unity — Presidency
*I’ve zero tolerance for looting, says Uzodinma
*APC govs eulogise Aisha Buhari as she celebrates birthday
*Zamfara Assembly raises panel on Yari’s N2bn contract scam
*N65.7bn loan needed to fast-track devt –Sokoto
*Assembly raises concerns over okada, Ogun allays fears
*MTN to groom music stars in new show
*NURTW threatens showdown over Oyo park managers, jobs
*FG to plans N6bn for 2,500 Bauchi housing units
*Katsina enrols 1,274,185 girls in schools – Commissioner
*RMAFC workers clash with commissioners
*Assembly panel to meet Masari over state’s killings
*Cult clashes claim three in Kogi
*Amaechi’s CSO electrocuted in Kaduna
*To a foremost nationalist, respected Ibadan elder, Dr Lekan Are
*Encomiums for Are at UPPlc’s ‘Evening of Tributes’
*Rangers vs Pillars: Madaki targets Antelopes’ scalp
*Osimhen rated third-highest African scorer in Europe
*Left-back role will improve me –Saka
*Makinde: The fearless karate kid
*NOUN undergraduate disappears, family tackles gov’s aide
*Ex-prison official remanded for not reporting salary overpayments
*Police arrest five robbers at herbalist’s house
“Cultists kill Benue varsity final-year student
*FPI cultism: SUG president released after perfecting bail conditions
*Ondo court remands vulcaniser for rape
*Police arraign women for selling three-year-old for N650,000
*Caregiver arraigned for defiling girl with Down Syndrome
*Bandits kill police inspector in Niger
*MSF takes malnutrition screening to Maiduguri IDP camp
*Three dead as Nasarawa records 43 fire incidents

TELEGRAPH
*Social protection: DfID spends N12bn on vulnerable women, children
*Enugu Assembly urges Power Ministry to review EEDC’s monopoly
*Ugwuanyi’s wife, U.S. Foundation launch free medical outreach in Enugu
*Group seeks speedy passage of Plateau’s anti-land grabbing bill
*Fitch: Coronavirus to impact Nigeria, seven other economies
*Council, institute seek partnership on research, capacity building
*Africa’s central banks fret over continent’s debt levels
*Data, key to strengthening customer trust’
*UK-based philanthropist launches NGO to help indigent Nigerians
*Tribunal suspends two doctors for professional misconducts
*Provost’s wife’s abductors demand N15m ransom

GOD BLESS NIGERIA

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