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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Monday February 21st 2017

20 February 2017 Blog National News Newspaper Headlines


Dear Reader, Below are the Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Monday, February 20th 2017

 

VANGUARD

SERAP Tasks FG Over Alleged Diversion Of Paris Club Refunds
UNILORIN: Rejected 711 Candidates Paraded Fake Results— VC
We’ve No Part In Celebration Of Ibori’s Return —Delta APC
My Salary As Lecturer Was More Than RCCG’s Income — Adeboye
Why Nigerians Withdrew N4.7tr Through ATMs – Heritage Bank
Pellegrini: I’ll Love To Work With Iheanacho Again
Boko Haram Attacks: Shettima, Security Chiefs Parley, Adopt New Tactics
Nat’l Housing Programme: Fashola Urges Rivers To Waive N630m Land Compensation
Superhighway: C-River Gives FG Two Weeks Ultimatum On EIA
Workers’ Strike: Lawmakers Hold Public Hearing Outside Assembly Complex
Stock Market Continues To Bleed As 25 Equities Record Price Losses
Cameroon Line Up Carthage Eagles Friendly


City Step Up £100m Messi Bid
Why Electricity Sector Is Challenged Now – Eko Disco Boss
Motorists Groan As Contractors Abandon Third Mainland Bridge
2017 NPA Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament: Leighton Kings Win Oba Of Lagos Cup
In Search Of Appropriate Legislation For Nigeria’s Payment System
N3bn Loot: Give Me Back My Money, Yakubu Tells Court
PDP: Ali Modu Sheriff Takes Charge, Warns Critics To ‘respect Themselves’
Denrele Replaces Dbanj For Second Season Of “Lip Sync Battle Africa
BBNaija: Gifty Gets Evicted
Why SGF Cannot Remain As SGF — Urhoghide
Why We Cannot Politicise Buhari’s Health — Ganduje
We Must Consolidate On Ibori’s Legacies – Okowa
Fayose Says FG’s Plan To Ban Okada Wicked
Turning 93, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Rules Out Retirement
2017 NPA Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament: Leighton Kings Win Oba Of Lagos Cup
Lagos State To Renovate National Stadium
Chelsea Gets Man United In FA Cup Q-Final

NATION

Seven governors linked with N19b bank account
Ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu seeks to recover seized $9.7m
Fire razes plastic factory
Fed Govt to decide on VP’s residence, says Presidency
PDP leaders in verbal exchange as IBB urges caution
16 Ibru siblings in property, paternity battle
Fed Govt owes 105, 920 retirees N705b, says PenCom
Goodie Ibru resigns as Ikeja Hotels Plc chairman
Averting the next bailout
Thanksgiving and thanksgiver
Between Shettima and Sheriff
Staggering statistics
Caveat exemptor
NECA cautions FIRS against Stamp Duty Act
James Bond set to light up M-Net
Ford GT unveiled with digital instrument
Mercedes-Benz introduces E-Class
E-Insurance conference to hold in Lagos
Banky W to bless lucky fan with Dubai trip
No guarantee on equities, Stock Exchange warns brokers
‘Enugu expresses concern on shortfall of water to city centres’
Defection: Lagos lawmakers disagree
Court slams N20m damage against police for assaulting lawyer
Doctors without border opens feeding centre in Maiduguri
Corps orders 100,000 uniforms from factory
Doctors sue FMC Umuahia CMD
Labour minister to Nigerians: improve productivity
UCH gets infusion clinic
Pension law: Govt, Labour bicker
Kukah, Soludo, Duke for forum
AEDC launches business process reform project
Rector warns students against participating in MMM, other Ponzi schemes
Coyle backs Hope Akpan against extended ban
AHEAD OF NIGERIA SHOWDOWN: Cameroon to meet Tunisia March 24
I like to coach Bafana Bafana – Siasia
Plateau Utd extend lead to five points
Lagos State to renovate National Stadium Surulere
Bosso relishes win at Warriors
James Bond set to light up M-Net
Banky W to bless lucky fan with Dubai trip
9ice signs new deal with TMC
More accolades for 93 Days
Cruise & Chillz 3 launches Ntertane App
Icon returns with Emergency
Timi Dakolo features family in new video
NECA cautions FIRS against Stamp Duty Act
Ford GT unveiled with digital instrument
Mercedes-Benz introduces E-Class
E-Insurance conference to hold in Lagos
No guarantee on equities, Stock Exchange warns brokers
NLC to minister: no work no pay policy is illegal
SA Insurance, Standard Life merge

DAILY TRUST

Naira depreciation: How stock exchange shrinks by $15bn
Aviation fuel shoots to N280/litre
CBN approves N375/$1 as PTA/BTA for banks
Lottery Commission generates N6bn revenue
NPA is committed to FG’s 25 year port master – Usman
Ex-NNPC boss, Yakubu seeks return of forfeited $9.8m
108 ex-govs gulp billions in pension
N/Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South
Whither Internet of Things?
Rejected asylum seekers to be deported
Makarfi, PDP govs meet to tackle Sheriff
…Sheriff with IBB in Minna
Buhari’s corruption fight not a witch-hunt -Anyim
PDP crisis won’t affect Ekiti gov’ship – Fayose
APC open to criticisms – Chieftain
Suicide bomb in Mogadishu market kills 39
N/Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South
Mugabe, 92, says Zimbabweans see no replacement for him
Chaos follows Pakistan-Afghanistan border closure
Truce renewed at Munich security conference
How eating less can slow the aging process
‘New treatment regimen extends life for some men with recurrent prostate cancer’
How To Overcome Premature Ejaculation and Last 30 Minutes During Sex
FG faults don’s HIV/AIDS cure claim
FG approves new National Health Policy
Biyombo, Macollum, Mudiay for second NBA Game in Africa
Plateau extend mpfl lead
Abuja gears up for CCSF Prix series
Ibrahimovic fires Man Utd into FA Cup last eight
Korea’s Jang wins in Australia

PREMIUM TIMES

Mixed fortunes for Nigerian clubs in African competitions
The two teams in the CAF Confederation Cup were knocked out.
Nigeria Army denies killing Biafran protesters, labels IPOB ‘criminal gang’
Justice Abang, Ali Sheriff, Kashamu, other winners in PDP Appeal Court ruling
Eradicating Polio In Nigeria Will Be Our Greatest Achievement – Gates Foundation
How We Rob ATM Users – Robbery Suspect
Supporting Ali Sheriff “only Way” To Save PDP From Destruction – Ben Bruce
Fire Guts Lagos Factory
UPDATE: Woman Dies As Car Plunges Into Lagos Lagoon
19 Nigerian Academics Conduct Research In Shell Sabbatical Programme – Official
Presidency Denies Allocating Funds To New Official Residence For Osinbajo
Why We Won’t Accept Sheriff As PDP Chairman – Fani-Kayode
Gates Foundation Spends $250 Million On Humanitarian Services In Nigeria In 2016 – Country Rep
UCH Establishes Vitamin, Mineral Infusion Clinic
PDP Crisis: Makarfi Group To Meet Monday
INTERVIEW: Doctors in public hospitals shouldn’t be allowed to run private clinics – NMA President
UPDATE: No Life Lost In Lagos Factory Fire – LASEMA
Church Musical Equipment Stolen As Robbers Invade Ogun NUJ Secretariat
Ogun Seals 168 Unregistered Hospitals
Fire Razes Warri Roundabout Market
Rivers Women Will Protect Wike, Ann-Kio Briggs Says
How APC Crisis Started In Akwa Ibom – BoT Member
South South
Abuja Gets New Police Commissioner
I Will Win Again In 2019 – Benue Governor Ortom
SSANU Threatens To Invade Plateau University Over Suspension Of Officials
CAN, Muslim Council Begin Joint Tour To Promote Peace In Taraba
Don’t Convert Abandoned Stadium To Market, FA Tells Borno Govt
Boko Haram; MSF Opens New 50-bed Feeding Centre For Malnourished Children
JNI Prays For Buhari’s Quick Recovery, Safe Return
Usmanu Danfodio Varsity Matriculates 7,290 Students
Court Orders Seal Of Union Bank Premises Over N19.3 Million Tax Liability
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
Biblical Position On “Refugees”, “Immigrants” And “Strangers” – Testimony Of A Jesuit Priest, By Adeolu Ademoyo
Nigerian Christian Leaders As The Conscience Of Our Nation, Afeso Albert Akanbi
What Is Poverty, What Is Prosperity?, By Ken Tadaferua
UK’s Part Time Presidential Jet Vs. Nigeria’s ‘Airwaste’ Fleet, By Rufus Kayode Oteniya
The Politics Of State Robbery In Nigeria, By Chido Onumah
Kannywood: General Bello Marries Zainab
INTERVIEW: I Have No Favourite Actor In Kannywood – Actress Maryam Booth
Nigerian League Review: El-Kanemi Win Battle Of Warriors
Mixed Fortunes For Nigerian Clubs In African Competitions
CAF Confederation Cup: FC Ifeanyi Ubah Crash Out In Egypt
Football
Trump reassures supporters after turbulent week
North Korea to reject autopsy result of leader’s half-brother
Indonesian VP says woman suspected in murder of North Korean leader’s brother was deceived
Supreme Court fines Australian website $320,000 over botched murder trial

SUN

NABTEB to release Nov/Dec 2016 exams results
Nigeria targets 2025 for nuclear power plant
One dead as vehicle plunges into Lagos lagoon
Aso Rock cabal: Count me out –El-Rufai
China-Nigeria’s trade volume declining very fast –Chinese Ambassador
PDP: Makarfi, Sheriff prepare for epic battle
Arik Air: How multiple taxes, harsh policies broke Wings of Nigeria
How to consolidate gains of NLNG
Josepdam, Honeywell crisis deepens
CAF club competitions: Rangers, Rivers United through to next round
•Wikki, FC IfeanyiUbah crash out
Lagos State to renovate national stadium
El-Kanemi shocks Abia Warriors in Umuahia
Abia Warriors head coach, Okey Emordi was shocked after his side lost the top-flight clash against visiting…
Ajimobi signs 15-year jail term, fine for land grabbers
Fire wreaks havoc in Warri, Benin
CBN and the campaign against naira abuse
Gifty evicted from Big Brother Naija
More calls for parity between Polytechnics and Universities

THISDAY

FG to Decide What to Do with New Official Residence for…
Osinbajo says Aguda House good enough for him
Shettima Meets Heads of Security Agencies over Resurgence of Boko Haram…
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Spent $250m on Nigeria’s Health, Education…
Cross River Frustrated with FG over 260km Super Highway
UNILAG Alumni Seek Support for Annual Concert
New Ondo Monarch Gets Staff of Office
UNICAL Ex-Bursar Planning ‘Sponsored Protest’ against School Authority, Group Alleges
Five Dead as Lagos, Ogun Battle 50 Emergencies in Three Days
Police Nab Serial ATM Robber
Kwara Police Record Breakthroughs
19 Nigerian Academics Conduct Research in Shell Sabbatical Programme
Lalong’s Deputy Chief of Staff Slumps, Dies
Gombe LG Polls: APC Put Aside Differences, Strategises Towards Victory
C’River Dares FG over 260km Super Highway
Follow Due Process, Kwara APC Chair Tells Defectors
Our Politicians Fail to Plan for Future, Says Obi
Ex-Poly Workers Lament Deaths over Unpaid Gratuity, Pension Arrears
CBN Releases Additional Forex to Banks for School Fees, PTA
Sherrif: I’m Ready to Sacrifice My Position for Peace in PDP
Nigeria Drops to Fourth Position as China’s Trade Partner
Xenophobia: S’ Africans Attacked, Looted Nigerian Businesses, Says Union
PenCom Puts FG’s 2017 Pension Liabilities at N113.02bn
Army Refutes Alleged Disparity in Payment of Troops
Fashola: We Must Change Current N’ Delta Narrative
Algorithm Media Announces Partnership with Group
Goodie Ibru Retires from Ikeja Hotels
Seplat Boss Throws Weight behind Sale of National Assets
BreakFree Flashmob Surprises Shoppers at Ikeja Mall
Epe Farmers Raise the Alarm over Incessant Kidnapping
Fitch Affirms Three UBA Subsidiaries’ Ratings at ‘B-‘
Wigwe, Terraz Appointed Co-chairs of NiBUCAA
PDP will Win 2018 Ekiti Gov Poll Despite Party’s Crisis, Fayose…
Anyaoku: Wike Deserves The Sun Award
South-east APC Vows to Win Anambra Guber Poll
Bello: Why I’m Aiding the Physically Challenged
2017 NPA LAGOS POLO: Leighton Kings Emerge Open Cup Champions
Super Eagles to Play Senegal, Burkina Faso in London
Lincoln, Millwall Claim Famous FA Cup Upsets

NIGERIAN PILOT

Hold Buhari accountable for campaign promises, APC BoT Member tells Nigerians
Brexit: No going back once triggered – Minister
Just In: Nigerian drug pusher battles 11 Indian cops
Tragedy: Two children die in Borno IDP camp fire
Bauchi govt to construct 20 roads
2,000 students receives training on career building in Plateau
2 men arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl
Further legal battle will mar PDP’s chances in 2019
50,000 youths in Daura LGA hold rally for Buhari
woman nabbed for burning maid’s palm
Planned liberalisation of modular refineries boost to N/ Delta dev. -Boroh
ADSEIC suspends Michika LG election
Supreme Court indicts ABU Professor of enticing married woman
Seun Kuti charges Nigerians against bad governance
Help with our Makurdi-Gboko road repair-Tor Tiv to Dangote

COMPLETE SPORTS

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
Egypt Embassy: We Never Denied FC Ifeanyiubah Players Entry Visas
Enyeama Bags 7th Clean Sheet In Lille Win; Etebo Returns For Feirense; Osaguona Scores In Belgium
Odegbami: Barcelona, Oh Barcelona, What Have You Done?
FA Cup: Moses, Ikeme Solid As Chelsea Overcome Stubborn Wolves
FA Cup: Musa Starts, Iheanacho Benched As Leicester Crash, Huddersfield Hold City
Ogu Urges Beer Sheva Progress After UEL Defeat To Besiktas
Oliseh ‘Exceedingly’ Happy For Fortuna Sittard’s Win Vs Jong FC Utrecht
Fifth-Tier Lincoln Dump Burnley Out Of Emirates FA Cup


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