Newspaper Headline Stories In Nigeria Today, February 21st 2017

Dear Reader, Below are the Newspaper Headline Stories In Nigeria Today, February 21st 2017

 

 

*NATION*

Jonathan backs Sheriff as Makarfi vows to fight on
Auditor-General plans weekly audit of agencies
Presidency to South Africa: end attacks on Nigerians
Gunmen kill 21 in Southern Kaduna attacks
N500b for mortgage finance coming
Lawyer withdraws suit seeking Magu’s sack
100 Lagos workers get rent-to-own houses
DPR seizes vessel laden with adulterated fuel
Fed Govt, China in talks over N900b loan
Here comes big data revolution
How would posterity judge my generation?
Getting Kaduna Airport ready for Abuja traffic
How we manufacture our own weapons, by Nigerian Army
‘How NIMASA can benefit from ship chandling’
Naira: Chasing the wind
Magu agonistes
Should lawyers go straight to Supreme Court?
Strike: Govt agrees to pay CAC workers in arrears
No guesstimation
Reversible decline
Part payment for pilgrims in Lagos
Two to die by hanging for robbery
Court orders monarch’s arrest
Chienye Ogwo appointed CEO of AIG
AEDC launches business process reform project
APC governors meeting on budget fails to hold
NAHCON approves 131 Hajj operators
Factional PDP denies plan to attack Fayose’s faction office
Senate to EFCC: beam searchlight on CBN, NNPC, others
NBA to nominate lawyers as Court of Appeal justices
Senate flays JVCs’ refusal to repatriate $850b oil proceeds
CAF CONFEDERATION CUP EXIT:Wikki pass vote of confidence on Ganaru
EMORDI QUITS ABIA WARRIORS
Ibrahim: Players to blame for Wikki Confed Cup ouster
PURPORTED RESIGNATION:Dogo apologises
DESPITE CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FIRST ROUND TICKET: Amapakabo rues Rangers’ performance
Okocha named among ten best free transfers
Terra Kulture to open world class theatre in Lagos
DJ Budiano takes over UK’s entertainment scene
BBNaija: Show ends for controversial Gifty
Yoruba actress Lolade Abuta resurfaces

*DAILY TRUST*

Man sets to trek from Abuja to Borno for Sheriff (PHOTO INCLUDED)
Army Commander, Police boss relocate to Southern Kaduna over fresh killings — El-Rufai
VIDEO: The story so far…as Rihanna turns 29
Onitsha tanker fire destroys 13 buildings, 16 vehicles, 3 filling stations – NEMA
PDP governors, lawmakers abandon Sheriff, attend Markafi-led meeting (VIDEO INCLUDED)
JAMB receives 11. 7m applications in 6 years – NBS
BREAKING:Police barricade venue for PDP stakeholders meeting
2017 Hajj: NAHCON approves 131 operators
Woman seeks divorce over husband’s inability to impregnate her
Tiwa Savage hits international stage, collaborates with American rapper Remy Ma
UniAbuja students block Giri-Airport road over colleague’s death
Forum organises capacity building for FCT Imams
‘We’ll take parents to task on polio’
Group renovates healthcare centre in Kpegyi
Police arrest car thief in Gwarinpa
Meet the girl , 7, born with heart outside her chest
Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper
Mourning elephants refuse to abandon their dead friend’s body
Where your foods are being poisoned
How the recent Lassa fever outbreak has spread
UATH gets higher grade PCR laboratory
Court throws out suit challenging Buhari’s powers to appoint NDDC MD
‘Do not appoint SANs as Supreme Court justices’
Stakeholders agree ways to adopt ACJA in states
Milk the cow, feed the cow
Trump’s Third Word Leadership (2)
Sycophancy and cronyism: Nigeria’s Albatross
‘Authority stealing’ and the legacy of Fela
CBN changes forex rules, as naira plunges at BDCs
Forex crisis: Senate asks EFCC to go after CBN, NNPC officials

*SUN*

DPR arrests vessel with 1.5m litres of contaminated fuel
JAMB: In 7 years, ‘only 23% got admission’ -NBS
Southern Kaduna: 21 feared dead in fresh attacks
Army commander, CP relocate to troubled area
Abia guber: As we wait for Supreme Court
APC denies rejecting Nnamani as South East leader
Impeach Obiano now, PDP urges Anambra Assembly
We’re providing Africa’s first cash cow platform –Christson, MD/CE, King Solomon Capital Empire
JetA1 scarcity triggers more flight cancellations
NAMA reviews aeronautical information procedures
Instant fund transfer leads e-payment channels with N89.8trn
AFCON 2019 qualifier : Rohr: Eagles defence still source of worry
Lagos SWAN passes vote of no confidence in Sirawoo
CAF Champions League : Rangers get cash boost for eliminating JS Saoura
Nigeria champions Rangers have received a cash boost after they advanced to the first round of this…

*PREMIUM TIMES*

14 killed as gunmen attack two Southern Kaduna communities
The government has deployed a army commander and the state’s police commissioner to the affected areas.
Why we stopped Makarfi-led PDP meeting at ICC – Nigeria Police
PDP Crisis: Makarfi faction concludes meeting, announces decisions
How We Investigated, Charged Justice Ademola For Corruption, Arms Possession – SSS Official
Again, ‘bad Weather’ Prevents Osinbajo From Commissioning Mimiko’s N1.5 Billion Event Centre
N400 Million DasukiGate: Metuh’s Move To Call Dasuki As Witness Stalled
N40 Billion Fraud: Court Admits Documents Of Over 30 Bank Accounts As Evidence Against Nyako
UPDATE: Nigerians Studying Abroad, Others To Benefit From New CBN Policy
Proposed Budget For EFCC In 2017 Inadequate – Magu
Man Kills Rival Over Mistress – Police
Ghanaian Docked In Nigeria For Allegedly Raping 14-year-old Girl
How Muslim Cleric Shaved Pubic Hair, Digitally Penetrated Teenager – Gynaecologist
Abuja, Cross River, Adamawa Residents Paid Highest Transport Fare In January – NBS
Nigeria To Evacuate 230 Nationals From Libya, EU
Inside Lagos ‘ghost’ Markets Where People Pay Millions To Sell Nothing (2)
Inside Lagos ‘ghost’ Markets Where Shop Owners Pay Millions To Sell ‘nothing’ (Part 1)
Ogun Drags 10 ‘fake Doctors’ To Court


Rent-to-Own: Lagos Govt Delivers 100 Housing Units To Beneficiaries
Court Orders Arrest Of Osun Monarch
Akwa Ibom Microfinance Bank Sacks 40 Employees
Fire Razes Warri Roundabout Market
Police Arraign SSS Operative For Drunk Driving
Niger Governor Talks Tough, Probes N4.4 Billion Bailout Funds To Local Govts
Seven Of Ten Blind People In Kwara Blind From Childhood – Expert
Yobe Governor Swears In Council Chairmen, Kicks Against Local Government Autonomy
Boko Haram ‘attacks Borno Village, Kills 3’
CAN, Muslim Council Begin Joint Tour To Promote Peace In Taraba
Kwankwaso Vows To Snub APC Panel
Sokoto Releases N2.2 Billion For Local Govt Workers’ Gratuities
JNI Prays For Buhari’s Quick Recovery, Safe Return
Alfred Ilenre; Saro-Wiwa’s Other Half, Departs, By Owei Lakemfa
Remember That Thing Governor Ajimobi Said?, By Chude Jideonwo
A Toast To N700 To A Dollar By Year End, By Uddin Ifeanyi
Towards Greater Private Participation In Infrastructure Financing In Nigeria, By Ugochukwu Amasike
Kannywood Producer Nuhu Abdullah To Unveil New Movie ‘Gudun Tsira’
Kannywood: General Bello Marries Zainab
Tiwa Savage Debuts International Collaboration With American Rapper, Remy Ma
BBNaija: While ThinTallTony Claims Being Single, Pictures Of Wife, Kids Go Viral
Nigeria Central Bank Announces New Foreign Exchange Policy
Nigeria To Inject N500 Billion Into Mortgage Bank To Tackle Housing Deficit – Minister
Despite Court Victory, Goodie Ibru Bows Out Of Ikeja Hotels
How NNPC Covers Petrol Cost Amid Forex Crisis — Officials
Nigerian League: Abia Warriors Name New Coach As Emordi Resigns
Abdullahi Biffo has been named substantive coach.
Lagos Marathon: Participants begin collection of medals
Siasia misses out on Orlando Pirates, Rwanda job
Head Of Libya’s UN-backed Government Survives Assassination Attempt
Six South Africans Killed At Naval Base After Sewer Gas Leak
Ex-president Jammeh’s Supporters Arrested As Tensions Flare In Gambia
Turkey dismisses 227 judges, prosecutors
Iran sends delegation to Saudi Arabia to rejoin Hajj
Trump cites FoxNews for misleading Sweden statement

NIGERIAN PILOT

Acting president in Aso Rock to meet task force for rice and wheat
Eight banks sealed off over N1billion debt by Enugu government
Army is coward for denying killing our members-IPOB
Trust your Vice President-Abdulmumin Jibrin to Buhari
Man who robs ATM users arrested in Lagos
Nigerians in South Africa don’t feel safe over violent attacks
We need to overcome corruption to overcome development challenges-Lawmaker
A blind man gets teaching appointment in Borno
Sad! UN Russian ambassador dead
13 Buildings, 16 Vehicles, 3 Filling stations lost to Onitsha fire, Says NEMA
Police nab 2 suspected kidnappers in Kano
Ghanaian in Nigerian court for allegedly raping 14-year-old girl
Osinbajo, governors, ministers hold crucial meeting
FUTO protest, 15 students in police net.
Bank sacks 40 employees in Akwa-Ibom
City table £100m for Messi
Bayern swoop for Dembele
Berbatov open to offers
Atuloma left out of Rivers United squad
Stakeholders: Discord, greatest challenge of Nigerian sports
Volkswagen overtakes Toyota as the world’s biggest carmaker
Toyota flaunts all-new Camry
IBM invests $70m, targets 25million jobs in Nigeria, others
PZ Cussons Global CEO Visits Nigeria
INEC earmarks N45bn for 2017 budget
Labour registers displeasure over re-introduction of 15% waiver tax
Senate resumes tomorrow
CBN TO BOOST FX SALES TO RETAIL USERS
Tragedy: Two children die in Borno IDP camp fire

*VANGUARD*

S’Court Affirms 1958 Acquisition Of Ilasamaja/Oshodi Land By LASG
Kidnapping: Farmers Storm Ambode’s Office, Protest Incessant Abduction In Epe
Driver Gets 7-year Jail Term For Raping 80-year-old Woman
Black Soot: 6 Million Rivers Residents Risk Cancer – Specialists
NUAHP Lauds FG’s Intervention In FMC Owerri Crisis
Teenager Docked Over Threat To Kidnap Employee
Imo Oil Communities Fault Okorocha’s Wife Amnesty C’ttee
Enugu Govt Seals 36 Banks Over N1bn Withholding Tax
Why We Created The Africa CEO Forum
OPEC To Meet One-third Of Rise In Global Oil Demand
FG Bemoans Failed Auchi-Lokoja Highway
25-yr-old Mechanic Found Dead In Calabar Waste Bin
My Threat Made Victor Moses A Star, Says Coach
Erha North Phase II Adds 65,000bpd To Nigeria’s Oil Production
Bakassi Still Exists Despite Ceding To Cameroon – Clan Head
Man Commits Suicide In Niger
RECESSION: Cost Of Healthcare Hits The Roof
Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians: FG Warns S-Africa Of Dire Consequences
CBN Orders Major Forex Market Overhaul As Naira Depreciates Further
Sheriff Is PDP Leader — Jonathan
Xenophobia In South Africa: No Country Has Monopoly Of Violence, Rep Warns
Law To Ban Polygamy: There’s A Connection Between Polygamy, Poverty, Terrorism – Emir Of Kano
Breaking: Police Stops Makarfi’s PDP Faction Meeting
5 Die As Lunatic Sets Family House Ablaze
Ogbuke Backs Mikel To Return Strongly At World Cup
KOK Decries Get-rich-quick Syndrome In Professor Johnbull
Big Brother Naija: Biggie Annuls Week 5 Nominations For Eviction
9ice Ready To Release New Single
My Husband Laid `Magun’ On Me, It Struck Him Twice After I Lured Him To Bed
N-Delta Peace: Buhari Orders Return Of Egbesu Sword
Ogun Chiefs Drag Alake To Court Over Chieftaincy Tussle
Ex-NNPC Boss Saga: Go After MDAs, Others, Senate Tells EFCC
Thousands Of Anti-Trump Protesters Say ‘not My President’
We Mustn’t Dwell On Failures, Musa Tells Leicester Team-mates
2017 NPA Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament: Lagos La Mansuri, Oluyole Open Final Week Games
We Would Have Gone Out Tonight, Says Relieved Wenger
Barca Board Backs Under-fire Enrique

*THISDAY*

CBN Abolishes Preferential Treatment for Manufacturing, Other Sectors
Directs banks to open FX retail outlets at major airports Forex to be sold weekly to banks for PTA, school fees
22 Killed in Fresh Attacks in Southern Kaduna
El-Rufai condemns onslaught, garrison commander, police commissioner relocate to Kaura, Jama’a LGs
Michael Ibru’s Children Fight over Father’s Estate
Britain Posts First Female High Commissioner to Nigeria
Lagos Files Criminal Charges Against Lekki Gardens’ MD, Eight Others
Resetting Nigeria’s Economy by Boosting Infrastructure
PDP Crisis: Makarfi Seeks Stay of Execution on A’Court Ruling
Again, Saraki Meets with Buhari in London
CCB Refuses to Release Asset Declaration Forms of Current, Past Public Officers
Presidency, Senate Condemn Xenophobic Attacks against Nigerians in South Africa
Russia Overtakes Saudi Arabia as World’s Top Crude Oil Producer
Nuru Appointed FCMB CEO, Balogun to Head HoldCo
Kachikwu Clarifies Nigeria’s $100bn Loss to Militancy in Niger Delta
NBS: JAMB Got 11.7m Applications in Six Years
Army’s Kill-and-deny Tactics are Despicable, Says IPOB
Senate C’ttee Accuses Magu of Extra-budgetary Spending, Abuse of Service-wide Votes
Absence of Metuh’s Counsel Stalls Hearing on Motion to Summon Ex-NSA
Commence Impeachment Proceedings on Obiano Now, PDP Tells Anambra Assembly
Supreme Court Upholds Acquisition of Oshodi, Matori Industrial Estates by LASG
Labour Unions Warn as Ondo Accountant General Abandons Office
Housing Deficit: Lagos Begins Allocation of Rent-to-Own Schemes
House C’ttee: N450bn Expended on Amnesty Programme
Justice Ademola Earmarked N54m for Lagos Property, Witness Tells Court
Atiku Harps on Good Leadership for Nigeria
Onitsha Fire: 13 Buildings, 16 Vehicles, 3 Filling Stations Affected, Says NEMA
Enugu Seals Eight Banks over Alleged N1bn Tax Debt
Akwa Saving and Loans Bank to Sack 90 Staff
Coronation Merchant Bank Posts N5.3bn Profit
Wema Bank Takes Savings Products to LASU
NB Plc Records 25% Profit Decline, Recommends N20bn Final Dividend
Senate C’ttee: Nigeria Has No Records of Oil, Non-oil Export Activities…
PDP Crisis: Makarfi Seeks Stay of Execution on A’Court Ruling
Breaking
APC Members Don’t Believe in Buhari’s Fight Against Corruption, Says Bwacha
Dissecting the S’West Integration Plan
Rising Domestic Violence: Toothlessness of Child’s Rights Act
Why States Must Seek to Enforce Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015
The Tech Way
2,500 Athletes Vie for Laurels at Nigerian Navy Games
Man City Faces Monaco Moment of Truth
South West SWAN Backs Lagos Decision on Mitchell Obi
Okey Emordi Quits Abia Warriors

*COMPLETE SPORTS*

Bassey Keen To Secure Barca Work Permit, Relishes Training With Messi
FA Cup: Iwobi Helps Arsenal Cruise Past Sutton Into Q/Finals
Nigerian Star Omoh Upbeat On Orebro Cup Chances
Adepoju: Flying Eagles Must Learn From U-20 AFCON Failure
Onazi Undergoes Successful Surgery In Turkey
Emordi Resigns As Abia Warriors Coach, Biffo Takes Over
Imama: Rangers Must Improve Ahead Of Zamalek CAFCL Tie
Moyes: Sunderland Struggling Because Of Anichebe Absence
Kanu Watches As Nwakali Bags MOTM Award In Maastricht Draw; Ideye Loses, Troost-Ekong Benched
CAFCC: FC IfeanyiUbah Knocked Out By Al-Masry On Penalties
FA Cup: Chelsea Vs Man United Headline Q/Final Draw
FA Cup: Rashford, Zlatan Fire United Overcome Resilient Blackburn
NPFL: Plateau Stay Top, El-Kanemi Stun Abia; 3SC, Sunshine Draw Away
Rangers, Rivers United Advance, Wikki Crash In CAFCL, CAFCC
FA Cup: Kane Bags Hat-trick As Spurs Thrash Aluko’s Fulham
Souness: Arsenal Need Moses’ And Alonso’s Intensity/Physicality To Become Champions
Bielsa To coach Enyeama At Lille Next Season
Mikel Backs Tianjin Teda To Start Winning Ahead League Kickoff
Ighalo About To Complete Orphanage In Lagos, Thanks God
Ikeme Hails Gallant Wolves Teammates In FA Cup Defeat To Chelsea
Moses Thrilled With Chelsea’s Hard-Earned Win Vs Wolves

Alu Azege

Alu Azege is a broadcast journalist. Creating multimedia content for social causes, a communication and strategic planner, a Public Relation's manager and Public image maker.

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