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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020




*PUNCH*


Poor electrical installation alarming among Discos, says NEMSA

Stock market erases Mondays loss with N52bn gain

Ecobank partners Alipay on cross-border remittance

INEC deregistration of 74 parties: Matters arising

Corruption: FIFA to probe CAF officials after audit

Terrorists now use social media for recruitment Minister

Visa ban not in our interest, Gbajabiamila tells US

Convince National Assembly to pass diaspora voting bill Buhari

Senate, Reps shut down activities for Longjan

Conversations on okada and marwa ban

Northern group advocates dialogue with bandits

Borrowing to finance consumption

Infrastructural devt to attract investment, says Sanwo-Olu

CBN approves six firms for milk importation, bars others

Forbes ranks Lafarge fourth among top 50 CSR companies

Shut Chinese restaurants officials grilled over rights abuse

N4.57tn lost to crude theft in four years

Harmattan: Flight delays, cancellations inevitable, says NCAA

Gas producers, Shell, Kyari decry electricity poverty

FAAN cautions communities against burning bush around Owerri airport

Lawsuit against Mambilla power execution withdrawn, says FG

Ease hardship on road users, Fashola urges contractors

AIB releases Air Peace, Max Air incidents reports

National carrierll create employment for new pilots FG

FG, US sign $1.16m for 1,350MW plant feasibility

Google creates $1m fund for online safety

US stocks push higher as bonds, dollar decline

Transcorp Group makes executive, non-executive appointments


*VANGUARD*


Corruption: CG reads riot act to M MIA Customs officers

How the world lit over 5,000 candles for seminarian murdered in Kaduna

CBN imposes forex restriction on milk importation

Northern Elders Forum disagrees with Buhari on Ganduje, Emir Sanusi's feud

Explosion rocks Edo APC secretary's residence

STATE OF THE NATION: We can't afford another civil war, Christian elders warn

Corruption deep-rooted in Nigeria before my coming ' Buhari

BOKO-Haram: Outrage trails killing of baby, UNIMAID student, 28 others

Kukah says Nigeria's stranded with broken navigational aids

AIG solicits community support for better crime prevention

Onu Tasks Engineers on Executive Order 5

Moi among foremost leaders of African decolonisation ' Osinbajo

No fire on Imo Airport facility ' Police

Gov. Ishaku says Mambilla power project will boost Nigeria's industrial activities

FG spent N1bn monthly on cash transfer allocation in Jigawa

Okada/Tricycle ban: NANS urges LASG to provide alternative transport in Lagos inner roads

UNICEF wants legal action against violence on children in Kano

Forgiveness, non-violence only way for Christians, says Kukah

Police arrests 5 suspected cult members in Adamawa University

Egypt says its population passes 100 million

Okowa tasks politicians on good governance

Kogi Guber: Court fixes March 6 to deliver judgement on authentic PDP candidate

Kwara Assembly by-election: INEC releases timetable

Oshiomhole has not endorsed any governorship candidate ' Ize-Iyamu

Fulfill 2019 coalition agreements, Oyo ADC charges Gov. Makinde

INEC to ensure effective participation of PWDs in election processes ' Official

Why Supreme Court affirmed Lyon as Bayelsa Governor-elect

State of the Nation: Again, PDP takes protest to EU, UN, French Embassies


*THE NATION*


Disagreement part of politics, says Oshiomhole

Amotekun: Oyo, Ekiti, Osun assemblies get draft legislation

Osun to spend N5billion on roads

Oyo, council chiefs fail to reach agreement

Whats cooking between Aisha and Patience

Kwara, Saraki meeting deadlocked on land dispute

Nigeria rudderless under Buhari, says Kukah

Amotekun: How outfit will operate in Southwest states

Thousands stranded as Makinde rolls out free application forms

Zamfara panel indicts Yari over N8b cars to cronies

APC threatens Fayose with EFCC

I will beat Akeredolu at primary

AU calls on member nations to ratify agrement on African Parliament

Uncertainty over council polls in Cross River

APC chieftain advises Sanwo-Olu on governance

Controversy over INECs delisting of parties

If my godfatherism is stronger than yours

Film-making is costly, says Kentebe

Hausa actress threatens legal action over nude video

Burna Boy couldnt have won, says Tkinzy

Bukunmi becoming Preacher holds Sunday

Davidos latest album gets platinum

Sam Loco, Funmi Martins, other Nollywood stars we miss

No rancour between Five Star records and I- Xbusta

Flight delays, cancellations inevitable, says NCAA

Nigeria growth lifts MTNs sales

Nigeria becoming dumping ground for empty containers

Electricity is luxury in Nigeria, says NNPC chief


*THISDAY*


Maiden Edition of WAAS Set to Hold

Aggressive Revenue Mobilisation Will Address Nigerias Debt Challenge

Gbajabiamila Urges US to Review Visa Ban on Nigerians

DPR Shuts 10 Gas Plants, 40 Retail Outlets in Delta

Don Warns against Use of Pesticides in Food Production

Deepening Support for SMEs

Flour Mills of Nigeria Reaps Benefits of Border Closure

Ndlovu Now ARC Insurance CEO

Khan: Nigeria Really Needs to Move Away from Oil

Fidelity Bank , Gazelle Academy Empower Undergraduates in Sokoto

Revitalising Manufacturing Hub of Africa: Role of Public Policy

Old Mutual Nigeria Names Omosehin MD

Experts Seek Growth of Mining Sector

SAfrica Q4 Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Listing of Interswitch Limiteds N23bn Bond on NSE Excites FBNQuest

NLNGs Finima Nature Park Moves Closer to Ramsar Site Recognition

Nabil is Partners and Star-Ups Strategy Lead at Microsoft for Africa, Continent Revolutionising Skills Gap

Destiny Crest Engineering Plans to Expand Across all 36 States in 2020, Says Kehinde Muibi

Veritasi Homes Camberwall Court to Provide Affordable Housing

Dearth of Women -Led Tech Start-Ups is Costing Us All

NCF Leads Conservation of Vulture Species in Africa

More People Displaced Due to Natural Disasters, Climate Change than Conflicts in 2018, Says Report

Despite fewer events in 2019 compared to 2018, 18 per cent more people died in that year

As Highest Cocoa Producers, Ondo State Is Central to Nigerias Diversification Agenda, Says Awolowo

Ighalo to Kick off Man Utd Loan Spell against Chelsea on...

WNBA Star Chiney Ogwumike Advocates Education for Basketball Players

FIFA Offers to Help Players with Unpaid Wages

Barcas Dembele out of Euro 2020 after Hamstring Surgery


*THE SUN*


Insecurity: Regions battle with solutions

Terrorism has entered Edo politics 'Ogiemwonyi, guber aspirant

APC crisis: Obaseki, Oshiomhole bicker over bomb attack at party secretary's residence

Gov's faction backs Akande committee, commends President Buhari

Lyon wins as Supreme Court dismisses Lokpobiri's appeal

APC crisis: Obaseki, Oshiomhole bicker over bomb attack at party secretary's residence

FG targeting June for oil, gas sector fiscal landscape policy 'Kyari

PDP protests at UN, EU, French embassies

Umahi, PDP have not endorsed any aspirant for LG polls

I've not abandoned Ihedioha's TSA ' Imo gov

Edo Sports Festival: Obaseki promises N5m for winners

Adekuruoye relishes winning 6th African title

Minister receives World Cup Paralifting champions, assures of continuous support

Rodgers has made me better player ' Ndidi

Rohr provides update on fitness of Super Eagles players

Queen allegedly absconds with Parapower trophy

Akure All-Comers' trials for 1st AFN Classics

Amputee Federation president reveals plans for 2020

Onazi out for 10 days with groin injury

2020 GTBank Lagos Polo: Data, Trappco shine in low Cup

2020 UTME: JAMB conducts mock exam Feb. 18

CBN approves 6 coys for milk products importation

Why MDAs must respond to queries on 2015 audited report of OAUGF 'Senate

AIB releases preliminary reports on Air Peace, Max Air incidents

Glo delights customers with Glo Cloud

Protect industry data against cyber attack, FG urged

Real estate offers better option for investors 'Expert

Google announces launch of $1m fund


*GUARDIAN*


Two suspects diagnosed, tested negative to Coronavirus

12-year-old orphan commits suicide in Imo

Ekweremadu's state police doctrine as precursor to rejigging failed security architecture

Coronavirus to slow production of phones, chips

Manufacturers seek concession as government mulls new gas regulation in June

Senate threatens to sack evasive MDAs' heads, rejects defence by proxy

Avoid sorrowing, don't borrow pension funds

Akwa Ibom Assembly inaugurates last member, urges commitment

Minister inaugurates panel for construction of N2 trillion Mambilla power plant

Okowa tasks public servants on good governance, leadership


*DAILY TIMES*


Health workers battle Uzodinma, shut down services at Imo specialist hospital

Kanus parents burial: Abia CP warns IPOB to steer clear, says hes not plotting to scuttle burial

Edo govt assures of policies to bridge gender gap

How Military nab fleeing Boko Haram Member in Plateau

Aisha, Patience Jonathan parley on girl-child education,Women for Change

Bala raises alarm over desertification, flood threat in Bauchi

Bayelsa APC guber primary: SCourt dismisses Lokpobiri appeal

Talks over controversial demolition of Ile Arugbo collapses

Senate summons Emefiele, Ali, Kyari, others over unaudited accounts

Transcorp Group appoints new Executive, Non-Executive board members

State of the Nation: PDP seeks intervention of UN, EU, France

Nigeria needs more organisations like Amotekun if it wants to end insecurity- Baiyesha

Former Lagos lawmaker explains why law banning Okada/Keke in state was passed

Zamfara state university project: We noticed over inflation of contract sum

Bayelsa: APC hails Supreme Court judgment vindicating Gov-elect

My administration is determined to defeat terrorism,Buhari says in Ethopia

Gbajabiamila, Wase mourn Sen. Longjan as Reps suspend plenary

Ize-Iyamu, Oshiomhole, their cohorts common denominators of political violence in Edo Obaseki

Patience Jonathan visits Aisha Buhari(Photos)

Indonesia says it wont repatriate citizens who joined Islamic State

Suicide bombing near military academy in Kabul kills 6

WHO names new coronavirus, Covid-19

Expert calls for more actions, funding to contain spread of Lassa fever

Suicide: Psychologist urges youths to embrace dialogue.

Chinese expert says coronavirus may peak soon as death toll surges past 1, 000

NAFDAC confiscates 3 vehicles loaded with counterfeit, fake drugs in Asaba

Locust outbreak: UN emergency chief warns of `serious problem in Africa

Coronavirus death toll tops 1,000


*DAILY TRUST*


Islamic organisation doles out N2.6b to 7,600 orphans

Oshiomhole decries persecution of Zamfara APC chieftains

Bayelsa gov'ship: S/Court affirms Lyon's nomination, dismisses Lokpobiri's appeal

PDP seeks EU, UN, AU intervention in Imo gov'ship tussle

18 parties back INEC's de-registration of 74, raise c'ttee

Akande's c'ttee can end APC crisis ' Edo govt

Political appointees barricade Bayelsa Govt. House over unpaid salaries

N525bn alleged theft: APGA seeks speedy prosecution of Sen Orji

APC youths mark day Buhari, others were pelted at Ogun rally

Fulfil Oyo 2019 coalition pacts, ADC candidates charge Makinde

Fashola, be careful Trump hates competition

Gov. Zulum, the Military, and Boko Haram

All Hail King Trump

Nigeria's service chiefs and why Buhari's apple is sweeter!

NASU lauds Kaduna Polytechnic for railway technology initiative

NIDOA reacts to US visa ban on Nigeria

U.S. indicts four Chinese military officers for Equifax hack

ICD 2020: AHF to distribute 250,000 condoms to combat HIV, STIs spread

Death toll from Coronavirus hits 1,000+

Yakubu Dogara's testament

NNPC, US agency sign $1.1m deal for Abuja power plant

Pipeline explosion: Group files N3.215bn suit against NNPC

Senate canvasses public-private partnership to fund road projects

CBN grants WAMCO, others waiver on milk import ban

FG trains 450,000 Nigerians on vocational skills ' SGF

Kano DisCo revs up meter supply to end estimated billing

National carrier project not abandoned ' Minister

FG assures investors on patent right benefits


*DAILY INDEPENDENT*


Artist Urges LASG To Promote Indigenous Music

RIP Kobe: Altobelli Family Honored At Memorial Service

Fear Grips FUTO, Two Lecturers Over Summons By Senate

PNHS Class 99 Donates Computers To Alma Mater, Tasks Students On Discipline

Lagos Organises School Invention Programmes For Students

School Nurtures Young Scientists, Showcases Projects

IPP: OAU Pays N65m Monthly On Electricity, To Quit National Grid

Admissions Outside CAPS May Jeopardise Candidate's Mobilisation For NYSC, Job Placement

NYSC DG Tasks Staff On New Technology, Data Integrity

Applauding Onoyake's Developmental Strides As Uvwie Council Boss

Nigerians Now Know PDP Is The Best Political Party ' Baraje

APC Reconciliation Committee: Obaseki Triumphs Over Oshiomhole Again

Furore Over INEC's Deregistration Of 74 Political Parties

Oshiomhole Inaugurates Reconciliation Committee

Ishaku Assembles Tarabans In Abuja To Drum Support for $5.8bn Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Project

Zamfara: Accusation Against Me Is Baseless, Empty- Yari

APC Reconciliation Committee: Obaseki/Shaibu Movement Laud Akande's Appointment As Chairman

Tackling Out-Of-School Children Menace

Unemployment May Trigger Next Economic Recession

10% Contribution Of Manufacturing To GDP Shows Nation's Economy Is Primitive ' Moghalu

Coronavirus: Oil Rebounds Amid Broad Market Recovery

Slow Internet, Foreign Hosting Bane Of PoS, ATM Services ' Analysts

Amendment Of Public Procurement Act 2007 Will Address Delays ' Senator

Re-Capitalisation: African Alliance, Leadway, Universal Insurance Top Industry's Chart

CAC 40 Rises In Alert Trade

Oil Sinks As Markets Remain Uncertain Over Opec

ECOWAS Ready To Partner Relevant Stakeholders To End The Conflict In West Africa

Nike's Move To Zero Collection Exemplifies Pattern Efficiency


*TRIBUNE*


Borno killing: Our land has been desecrated by blood of innocents, NLC tells Buhari

Borno killing: Our land has been desecrated by blood of innocents, NLC tells Buhari

Reconciliation: Oshiomhole inaugurates Akande's Committee

Reconciliation: Oshiomhole inaugurates Akande's Committee

Tears as abducted, murdered Kaduna seminarian, Michael Nnadi, is buried

Tears as abducted, murdered Kaduna seminarian, Michael Nnadi, is buried

Woe compiles for Barcelona's Dembele, ruled out again for six months

Why NPA revoked LADOL's land lease agreement in Lagos ' Investigations

Gbajabiamila seeks review of US visa ban on Nigerians

Reps probe solvency of insurance firms, investment of premium

Anambra Assembly confirms Anyachebelu as substantive Chief Judge

Buhari committed to fight terrorism ' Aregbesola

I'm committed to defeating terrorism ' Buhari

Assembly canvasses measures to checkmate high rate of rape in Oyo

Buhari congratulates Emir of Zazzau on 45th anniversary

Ndi Igbo and 2023 presidency

2023 and sloppy law of Nigerian politics

Service chiefs have overstayed welcome

How Adewara and Oresanwo confronted Africa's socio-economic myths at the UK-Africa Summit

Zulum: The burden of a governor

Deceit, betrayal bane of developmental politics 'Oniyangi

How power can shift in Rivers in 2023 'Nemieboka

Bayelsa residents commend W/Bank, seek extension of SEEFOR project

Okowa wants more partnership with private sector for cleaner environment

Delta, USAID sign MoU for E-WASH implementation

Couple make history with Northern Ireland's first same-sex marriage

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala, dies at 78

Sudan govt agrees ex-president Bashir must face ICC


*BLUE PRINT*


GOC charges pupils, students to use internet positively

Kaduna: Uba Sani gives succour to college fire victims

Akure All-Comers is selection trials for 1st AFN Classics

Nigeria Cricket to recruit more left arm players

FCT announces registration for FA Cup

Buhari thumbs up D'Tigress for qualifying for 2020 Olympics

World title fight: Arsenal, Tottenham in fight to host Joshua, Pulev bout

Niger stakeholders cry out: We've lost 500 lives to banditry, paid N200m ransom

Oyo: Makinde used, dumped us after emerging victorious ' ADC candidates raise alarm

Ebonyi: PDP debunks rumours 'Umahi has anointed LGA chairmen

Longjan: A peaceful, committed patriot ' Lawan

CCT throws out case against ex-Bayelsa Speaker, others

Kukah raises posers on FG's corruption fight, faults Buhari on public assets declaration

Court sentences ex-convict to 2- yr imprisonment for theft in church

Imo: PDP vows to continue protests against S'Court judgment

Gombe gov receives corps marshal, promises symbiotic relationship

Kano, leading pace-setter in Primary Health Care ' Minister

Crisis in APC, PDP deepens as C'River LG polls draw close

Bauchi PDP chieftains donate empowerment materials to youth, women

Traffic jam, drainage blockage as Onitsha records first rain

Will APC, PDP survive rumbles in Cross River

Senate's constitution review: In whose interest

Our stand on IPPIS unchanged ' ASUU

2020 ICD: Foundation set to give away free 250, 000 condoms, preaches safer lifestyle

Bayelsa governorship: APC hails Supreme Court for dismissing Lokpobiri's case against Lyon

TETFund's allegations against lecturers

Chelsea clash: Ighalo makes Manchester Utd squad

Senate adjourns for Longjan, holds valedictory session for Uwajumogu


*SPORTS*


1st AFN Classics: Akure All-Comers is selection trials - New Telegraph

2020 GTBank Lagos Polo: Data, Trappco shine in low Cup - The Sun

2020 GTBank Lagos Polo: Dattaku top GDF in Low Cup - New Telegraph

2020 Olympics: Sports minister confident Nigeria will win medals in wrestling - Peoples Daily

A-League and Australian football news LIVE: Perth Glory set to be sold - Goal

Adebayor Joins Paraguay Club Olimpia Asuncion - Thisday

Adekuruoye relishes winning 6th African title - The Sun

AFFAN launches 6-point impact projects to promote girl child athlete in sports - Peoples Daily

Akure All-Comers' trials for 1st AFN Classics - The Sun

Amputee Federation president reveals plans for 2020 - The Sun

Andre Ayew's Swansea City held at home by Queens Park Rangers - Goal

Aribos goal changed Rangers attitude - Punch

Arsenal, Tottenham in fight to host Joshua, Pulev - New Telegraph

Asisat Oshoala Hungry for More Success with Barca - Thisday

Badminton: Nigerian team issued Egyptian visas after delay - Punch

Balogun Helps 10-Man Wigan Hold Middlesbrough In Debut Game - Complete Sports

Barcas Dembele out of Euro 2020 after Hamstring Surgery - Thisday

Benrahma on target as Brentford hold Leeds United - Goal

Boost for Barcelona as Suarez ahead of schedule with injury recovery - Goal

Bournemouth's Jordon Ibe Found Guilty After Crashing Bentley Into Coffee Shop - FTBpro

Boxers no longer afraid of Joshua Fury - Punch

Brazil Legend, Pele,Embarrassed to Leave House Due to Health, Says Son - Thisday

Brentford 1-1 Leeds United: Goalkeeping errors see promotion rivals share spoils - BBC

China table tennis team takes refuge in Qatar amid coronavirus outbreak - CNN

Consistency and composure sees Juanan Gonzalez's stock skyrocket at the heart of Bengaluru defence - Goal

Coronavirus affects Sports events - Daily Times

Coronavirus: Confederation Cup matches postponed in Asia - New Telegraph

Dzyuba reveals Tottenham talks after failed January transfer - Goal



















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