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February 24 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

February 24 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

*13 bandits killed, assault weapons seized as troops comb Zamfara, Kebbi, Katsina
*Officials inspect drainage clearance, dredging projects
*Don’t forget your roots, Dabiri-Erewa, others tell Africans in Diaspora
*Lagos to review case files before prosecution
*Suspected burglar held, stolen items recovered
*Govt to review Social Investment Programme
*Cars burnt, properties damaged in Osun fire
*Couple who ‘bought’ 10-year-old arrested in Onitsha
*Woman, others jailed 160 years for currency counterfeiting
*Ex-Naval director forfeits N500m to Fed Govt
*‘Govt’s intervention in bridging housing deficit critical’
*Group partners Sanwo-Olu’s wife on home rehabilitation
*‘Real estate practitioners’ listing not negotiable’
*Police arrest ‘serial rapist’ in Anambra
*Case for inclusive legal profession
*Elizade-JAC Motors, FirstBank partner on car scheme
*Toyota, Tesla recall various vehicles
*Electric vehicle: Nigerians shine in Turkey
*Dangote invests N63b in ANAMMCO plant
*SARS man slumps, dies in office
*IMF’s growth cut for Nigeria’s economy shocks analysts
*Closing the digital skills gap
*International Breweries reassures on long-term value
*Access fires up women finance
*Nigeria loses N191b as global equities tumble
*FBNInsurance donates to homes, hospices
*Investors acquire 39% equity in AIICO
*‘Finance Act 2020 will boost insurance industry’
*Hope rises for ‘un-recapitalised firms’
*Airlines lose $27.8b to Coronavirus outbreak
*CWG gets Infosys ‘Regional Alliance’ award
*Female farmers push for gender parity from Fed Govt
*Inflation threatens insurance industry
*Raw materials get N15b
*USTDA backs power plant
*How to stop animal diseases spread
*‘Nigeria, others require $1.2tr to meet SDGs targets’
*FirstBank takes SMEs business clinic to Port Harcourt, Abuja
*Foreign investors still jittery over economic uncertainties
*Ecobank forum for Lagos 
*Minister’s allegation of non-performance misleading, say DisCos
*Fidelity empowers 3,000
*UPP collapses structure to APC
*Uwoghiren: How APC can resolve Edo crisis
*Ekiti scores another first in women empowerment
*Help! Interlopers invade our lands
*Katangowa: Where ladies underwear sell like hot cake
*Reviving interest in mother tongue education


*Dangote Group invests N63bn in South-East economy — Nneji
*ONDO 2020: I’m not threatened by any gang-up — AKEREDOLU
*NDIC liquidates 425 banks
*APC no longer a functional political party — DG, APC Govs Forum

*Residents flee Adamawa town as B’Haram threatens fresh attacks
*Bagudu played no role in Abacha loot repatriation –AGF
*APC Govs Forum DG blames Oshiomhole for crises
*Labour, NBA, others flay Buhari for backing N’Assembly jumbo pay
*Residents flee Adamawa town as B’Haram threatens fresh attacks
*NIMC gets $430m fund for identity project
*Experts warn of epidemic from medical wastes
*Take Shekau’s threat seriously, CAN leader tells FG
*Monarchs, DPOs to form community policing committees
*400 exotic cars: Reps move to block smuggled, refurbished vehicles
*FG to include robotics, AI in school curriculum
*Ex-military personnel await payment of allowances since 2018
*Army chief tells Cameroon, Chad to dislodge B’Haram
*C’Rivers kidnappers abduct six residents in 10 days
*Umahi sacks two aides over PDP member’s killing
*Urhobo clan bans cow meat over herdsmen’s killings

*UNICEF, EU to Provide 25,000 Youths With Skills in Borno
*Osinbajo, Lawan, Okowa Preach Unity
*Lagos Records Massive Drop in Fatal Accidents after Restriction of Motorcyclists
*SERAP Sues House, Gbajabiamila over Plan to Spend N5bn on 400…
*NRC Rules out Concession of Abuja-Kaduna Railway
*Govt Nabs Fake Doctor Who Worked in State Hospital for 11…

*Adolescent obesity increases midlife cancer risk
*Rights group seeks implementation of Anti-torture Act
*Family denies negotiation with Enyimba committee on land acquisition
*Defection: Lawyer seeks court’s nod to sack Speaker, 19 others from Imo Assembly
*PENOP hires first CEO
*Mastercard expands young Africa works to Nigeria
*Standard Chartered commits $75bn to SDG’s
*Analysts: Poor investment climate, infrastructure deficit hinder Nigeria’s FDI
*Taskforce beats Delta rights activist to coma
*Sanwo-Olu flags-off maiden Eko City Farmers’ Market


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