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February 21 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

February 21 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

NATION
*Four NSCDC officers, others kidnapped in Kogi
*Nurse poses as doctor in Kano
*US drug charges: Fuji music promoter knows fate April 22
*Okada ban: Fake soldier, policeman arrested
*Treat your battered house help first, court tells suspect
*Three teens ‘defile’ 12-year-old
*‘1,760kg of Indian hemp smuggled to bandits intercepted in Kaduna’
*Trader jailed for biting Neighbourhood Watch man’s lips
*15 killed in Edo cult clash
*Oyetola inaugurates committee to review education policy
*14,000 elderly citizens get N20,000 monthly stipend in Ekiti
*Unilag ex-lecturer jailed 21 years for rape
*Lawan, Gbajabiamila seek closer ties with Finland on IT, others
*The journey towards reforming Nigerian passport
*Military ‘not recruiting repentant insurgents’
*Fed Govt: no going back on social media regulation
*Dipo Kolawole: Portrait of a modern Socrates
*Germany shooting: Probe begins into gunman’s links
*Buhari won’t quit over insecurity, says govt
*Lyon’s deputy: Supreme Court verdict stain on me
*South Korea city deserted after coronavirus ‘spreads’ in church
*‘Amnesty’ plan for repentant Boko Haram members risky
*Guy Gargiulo: Departure of a humanist
*Buhari reiterates support for peace efforts
*Abiodun seeks partnership between Ogun, Israel


*Obaseki revokes Ibori’s C of O
*Nigeria will win fight against insurgency, says Sultan
*Emir Sanusi blames almajiri crisis on parents, government
*Fed Govt to U.S.: reverse visa restrictions
*Power sector’s endless struggles for survival
*Pupils, students get school bags, JAMB forms
*On Adamawa’s abysmal IGR
*A paradigm of probity at 85
*Man who plunged into lagoon not our graduate, says LASU
*Lagos, NTDC to strengthen tourism
*Letter from an Almajiri
*Govt has completed work on 138 roads, says Sanwo-Olu
*Agency deploys e-procurement solution modules in MDAs
*Between Shege-Ka-Fasa and Amotekun
*A humanist departs
*Ode to trumpet major Olaiya
*Renewing the cause of the mother tongue (1)

LEADERSHIP
*Stop Undermining Nigerian Military, FG Warns Amnesty Int’
*Int’l Mother Tongue Day: Experts Call For Preservation Of Indigeneous Languages
*Ecological Fund Office Seeks LEADERSHIP Support On Environmental Safety
*Badminton: We’ll Petition Egypt, BWF Over Visa Denial – Orbih
*Kwara Extends School Feeding To Primary 6
*Beyond Deregistration Of Parties
*LMC Bans Heartland From Signing New Players For Next 2 Seasons
*Tokyo 2020: Ministry, Halogen Sign Pact On Adekuroye
*Akabe Assures Nasarawa United Of Govt Support
*Gov Ishaku Explains Absence From Taraba
*EFCC Arraigns Kwara Contractor For Fraud
*NIRSAL Injects N102bn, Creates 400,000 Jobs In Agric Sector
*CBN Returns N60bn Excess Bank Charges To Customers
*Uzodinma Seeks Refund Of N32bn Spent On FG Roads In Imo
*FG Shops For $1bn To Fight Open Defecation
*UN Calls For Passage Of Sexual Harassment Bill
*Senate President’s Convoy Rescues 5 Accident Victims In Delta State
*Niger To Recover N1bn Housing Debt
*$9.5m FIFA Grant Scandal: Court Declines Application To Join Pinnick, Sanusi
*A/Ibom Govt Shuts Down College Over Criminality
*Badminton: We’ll Petition Egypt, BWF Over Visa Denial – Orbih
*Kwara Extends School Feeding To Primary 6

VANGUARD
*COVID-19 Cases In China Fall For 2nd Day
*Insecurity: It’s Time To Revisit 2014 Confab Report — Gambari
*INSECURITY: 10 Feared Dead In Edo Cult Killings

PUNCH
*I’ve no hand in Odili residence protests –Sylva
*Again, gunmen abduct four NSCDC personnel, others in Kogi
*Depleting ECA signals revenue pressure, says LCCI, institute
*Sexagenarian beheaded, pastor arrested for prophesying corpse location
*EFCC arraigns contractor over laboratory equipment
*Four arrested as police shoot two Ogun traders
*Man, 56, remanded for defiling neighbour’s 10-year-old girl
*Police arrest six robbery suspects in Aba
*Gunmen kill two policemen at Ondo checkpoint
*Service chiefs: What’s on Buhari’s mind?
*Prepare for electricity tariff hike, TCN tells Nigerians
*Herdsmen attack: Police confirm Delta youth spokesman’s kidnap
*Wife cuts Imo husband’s tongue, nose
*Police feigning ignorance as herdsmen turn Delta communities to killing fields
*LASG arrests two fake security operatives
*I’ve no hand in Odili residence protests –Sylva
*Buhari won’t resign because of insecurity, says FG
*Ex-Guinness employee seeks N200m damages over dismissal

TELEGRAPH
*Senate proposes agency for integration of repentant Boko Haram terrorists
*NIRSAL facilitates N102bn loans for 35,160 farmers
*Buhari won’t resign on security challenges –FG
*Deregistered UPP joins APC
*NAMA completes equipment calibration at Lagos airport
*SEC urges Nigerian Army to protect investments
*World Bank launches initiatives to support women entrepreneurs
*AfDB, DFIs collaborate to deepen private investment in fragile states
*Interswitch, American Express partner to boost card acceptance in Nigeria
*Kwara contractor arraigned for N31m fraud
*UNILAG lecturer jailed 21 years for raping 18-year-old admission seeker
*EFCC official convicted for stealing N18,000 phone
*Human trafficking, organ harvesting are networks of deceits –NAPTIP
*Police shoot two traders in Ogun
*Edo: 15 killed in renewed cult war

GOD BLESS NIGERIA

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