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Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers for 18th February, 2020 

Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers for 18th February, 2020

NATION
*‘20m Nigerians have kidney diseases’
*Buhari promises to redouble efforts to free Leah Sharibu, others
*Alaafin welcomes baby boy
*Court bars INEC from delisting 31 parties
*‘Missing $2.5b’: Magu urges UK to extradite Diezani
*Lagos seals off burnt Magodo building
*States must boost IGR, says Sanwo-Olu
*Ibadan – and its royal rumble!
*Pilgrims urged to reflect virtue
*Lagos gives traders quit notice
*Imperative of constitution amendment
*NITEL land dispute: Families accuse FCIID investigators of bias
*Delta schools where children of the poor learn with tears
*Man jailed for stealing two cows
*Court dissolves 39-year-old marriage over ‘starving husband sex’
*FRSC prosecutes 158 traffic offenders in Lagos, Ogun
*Nigeria’s North problem
*Suspected ritualists kill 70-year-old woman in Ondo community
*Another search for a people’s constitution
*Civil Defence parades vandal over crude oil theft
*Two men arraigned for ‘raping’ 16-year-old girl
*Anyachebelu is Anambra State Chief Judge
*Police charge church leaders with N85.9m ‘fraud’
*‘Embrace human rights for effective community policing’
*‘Prosecutors to blame for 15,000 pending cases’
*Air Force jets destroy ISWAP camp in Borno
*The case for national policy on arbitration
*Police arrest female suspect with human part in Osun
*NBA polls 2020: ‘Why Egbe Amofin ni Eko supports Adesina’s adoption’
*Commission probes Chinese restaurants
*Court remands trader for smuggling 180 bags of banned rice
*Lalong, SAN, others endorse community policing
*Court remands trader for smuggling 180 bags of banned rice
*Lalong, SAN, others endorse community policing
*Is de-registration of political parties constitutional?
*One shot as land-grabbers clash in Lagos
*Decongesting Correctional Services centres
*Man, 35, arraigned for physical assault on expectant mother
*Transactional Justice
*SERAP seeks students’ participation in anti-graft fight
*Ogun CJ urges magistrates to be IT compliant
*UTME racketeering: NSCDC arrests 12 illegal operators in Imo
*‘I want injustice to hear my name and flee’

 


*Inlaks expands to East Africa
*Daycare worker in court for defiling 21-month-old
*Former UNILAG Dean loses mum
*ATCON: Nigeria on digital economy track
*‘Data from connected cars, others need storage’
*OleumTech, Tranter seal partnership deal
*Row over NPA facility in Lagos
*Turbulent take off for POF
*How to avoid coronavirus spread, by flight dispatcher
*Turkish Airlines commercial goes on air
*Mitigating wildlife hazards around airports
*Task before APC reconciliation panel
*Women get breast cancer screening
*PDP seeks reversal of verdict on Anambra constituency
*Committee on police academy bill inaugurated
*Nomination for eviction begins on Ultimate Love
*Family challenges Methodist Missionary’s legal status
*Before we all get killed!
*Tightening the loose ends in asset declaration
*Kukah cooking again!
*Lalong ‘s wishful thinking
*Deepening our jurisprudence: Time is now
*Checking adulteration of local rice
*Preparing young leaders for national development
*Insecurity: When stakeholders hammer on inclusion and empowerment

DAILY TRUST
*Lagos okada ban: Northern elders seek support for operators
*Senate wants mandatory health insurance for all Nigerians
*I’m not planning 20-day foreign trip — Buhari
*Alleged fraud: Reps want NIGCOMSAT mgt sacked
*Sexual harassment: Don’t distract us, ASUU warns Nigerians
*Prisoners still subjected to inhuman conditions – Reps
*Coronavirus: W/African nations collaborate on response
*Diri to present 2020 budget to Bayelsa Assembly soon
*No Northern leader should be happy today… Emir Sanusi
*Nigeria’s population to reach 543 million in 2050 — Osinbajo
*OPS’ capacity will determine Nigeria’s economic prospects’
*Nigeria’s investments on fixed assets hit $39.2bn in 5 yrs
*Imo and the opposition’s limitless hysteria
*From cattle rustling to kidnapping
*Kudos to Nigeria Police Force
*Bringing sanity into urban traffic of Kano
*Insecurity: Humanitarian, political and economic fallout
*4 soldiers killed as gunmen attack oil vessel in Bayelsa
*Matawalle engages lawyers for detained Zamfara cleric in Saudi Arabia
*I am suffering from Frequent Urination
*Women, girls with disability have poorer health
*Thyroid malfunction: Why everyone needs screening
*Education, economic plans integration key to poverty alleviation – Experts
*NNPC, IOCs commit $360m to Ogoni clean-up project
*LSETF, US Foundation to train youths on trade skills
*DPR revs up LPG sensitisation campaign in Rivers
*‘FG is fine-tuning proposal on 10-Year Devt Plan’
*Train passengers decry delay, ticket hoarding
*Pastor’s 8-year-old marriage collapses over incompatibility with wife
*1044 children benefit from free eye surgeries
*Court dissolves 4-year-old marriage
*Insecurity and resort to self help
*Use of child soldiers in conflict war crime – ICC
*Why court adjourned Suswam’s trial to Feb 25
*British Council holds Police Reform Bill parley
*Immunity clause hindering corruption war – Lawyers
*Garlic, hand dryers, others do not prevent Coronavirus – WHO

LEADERSHIP
*ICT Sector Grows By N3trn On Stock Exchange 2019,
*Twin Brothers Remanded Over Kidnapping In Osun
*Kidnappers Of Nasarawa Perm Sec Yet To Contact Family
*Kogi Gov Warns MDAs Against Contract Fraud
*3,000 Undergraduates Benefit From Fidelity Bank Empowerment Programme
*Verve To Enable Seamless Payment Among 19m Cardholders
*You’re A Coward, Shari’a Council Dares Shekau
*Presidency Raises The Alarm Over Fake News
*Repentant Terrorists Receiving Warm Reception From Communities – Army
*Tambuwal Making Sokoto Investment Destination – Dasuki
*PMB Sends Relief Items To Auno Community
*Protesters Demand Oshiomhole’s Sack

VANGUARD
*8 Corpses Of Farmers Killed By Herdsmen In Delta Exhumed For Investigation
*Nigeria At Crossroads, Reverse Gear—Anglican Communion
*ROYAL RUMBLE: 15 Osun Monarchs Demand Oluwo’s Suspension
*No Northern Leader Can Be Happy, Emir Sanusi Laments At El Rufai’s 60th Birthday
*I Was Never Attacked By Bandits — Amaechi
*Killing Of Farmers By Herdsmen: 8 Corpses Exhumed In Delta For Investigation
*SANWO-OLU TO GOVERNORS: We Must Reduce Our Dependence On Federal Allocations
*AMOTEKUN: Ondo Lawmakers Call Off Recess
“Court Dismisses Kano Kingmakers’ Suit Challenging Creation Of New Emirates

PUNCH
*North destroying itself, end to quota system coming – Sanusi
*Tension in Imo as S’Court sits on Ihedioha’s review suit today
*Minister warns candidates as JAMB holds mock UTME today
*Diezani stole $2.5bn supported by generation of looters — Magu
*Reps order 400 exotic cars, reject Nigerian brands
*Presidency defends service chiefs, blames Libya for insecurity
*Court overrules Fayose’s objection to change of witness
*Dr Lekan Are: Dec 2, 1933 – Jan 18, 2020: Àre Lekan Are: A tribute to a warrior for all battles
*North destroying itself, end to quota system coming – Sanusi
*Tension in Imo as S’Court sits on Ihedioha’s review suit today
*Monopoly democracy not good for Nigeria, says Ezekwesili
*Oshiomhole loyalists compile evidence against Obaseki
*Nigeria, ECOWAS states hold meeting on coronavirus
*Ondo Assembly resumes for Amotekun Bill, Alake rallies support
*UN bans disposable plastics in Nigerian offices
*Five die in Edo road crash
*Cross River prepared for Cameroonian refugees, says SEMA
*CAN supports Lagos okada ban
*Beware, ‘all’ can be plural and singular

TELEGRAPH
*200 foreign missions, firms to participate in Sokoto trade fair
*Osun faults LAUTECH’s staff auditing, screening, says exercise illegal
*Exploring citizens’ solution to emergencies, insecurity
*Fayemi is fulfilling his campaign promises – Foluso
*Deputy chairmanship: S’West APC at a crossroads
*ExxonMobil’s depletion of oil reserves hits 159.505m barrels
*Dissecting financiers’ embargo on deep water investment
*New airlines may force seat glut, low fares
*Evaluating governors’ concern over road expansion
*One injured as smugglers shoot Customs, Army’s vehicles
*Beating: Ogbaagba indigenes protest against Oluwo
*CBN Gov’ jailed three years for N4.5m fraud
*Assailants kill, dismember 70-year-old woman in Ondo
*Result falsification: Kwara varsity withdraws student’s degree
*Girl, 4, defiled by dad, suffers VVF
*Court orders arrest of ex-Customs Comptroller-General

GOD BLESS NIGERIA

 

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