HEADLINE NEWS TODAY: FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY, 2020

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Dangote Test-runs $2 Billion Fertiliser Plant

Ganduje lays foundation for Army Training School

Nigeria loses N217b to gas flaring

Dipping oil prices threaten budget 2020

Bill for military special fund scales second reading at House of Representatives

Buhari, others for Balis birthday

Court remands Mama Boko Haram, three others over alleged N42m fraud

Fed Govt, council laud FUOYE VC on academic excellence, infrastructure devt

Coronavirus case in Lagos as Italian tests positive

Troops rescue 143 victims as Boko Haram fighters surrender

Lassa fever prevalent in Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi

Disquiet in insurgents camps

Boko Haram, ISWAP attacks ploy to trigger religious war, says Fed Govt

Buhari didnt call me for seven months, says Leahs mum

Of libraries and private sector

Prepare for surprise in 2023, PDP tells Lagos APC

Makinde day-dreaming, says Lagos APC

Adetula: I will succeed Akeredolu

Borrofice and challenge of reconciliation in Ondo APC

Attack on Oshiomhole should stop

Race for Imo North senatorial seat

How PDP can regain power in Edo, by Orbih

Netflix to increase investment in Nigerian storytelling

Sotayo joins K1 De Ultimate, Muyiwa Ademola, others for charity

Johnsons, Seyi Eduns love waxes stronger

AY gears up for Easter show

AfriClassical Concert holds today

Victor Olaiya (1930 2020)

Soldiers killing soldiers

S/Court: We’ll pay N60m fine soon- Olanipekun, Babalola

Makinde, Ibori meet Bode George over PDP crisis

Amnesty, others petition NHRC over N/Assembly ‘controversial bills

Court nullifies PDP gov’ship primaries in Kogi

PDP govs, BoT ask NWC to conduct credible congresses in 26 states

NEC: PDP fails to take decision on review of presidential poll verdict

Don’t shy away from governance, Lyon urges supporters

Court voids impeachment of former Kogi deputy governor

S/Court: CSOs, PDP pray for favourable verdict

PDP Crisis: Kashamu faction disowns Secondus peace pact

The disinformation quagmire

COVID-19: Hardship reveals true friendship

Can Boko Haramists be deradicalized

PhD requirement: Medical students give FG 2 weeks to resolve NUC, MDCAN feud

Group urges FG to convey curriculum confab on education

Court okays probe of Ambode over alleged purchase of 820 buses

Two persons docked for alleged theft of diesel

Another Uber passenger attempts suicide on 3rd Mainland Bridge, jumps into lagoon

Osun Rent Tribunal orders tenant to vacate house over inability to pay rent

Rotary Club donates N22m healthcare facility to FCTA

Strike looms in FCT over salary delays

I don’t love my husband any more, woman tells court

Hygiene: Board reads riot act to principals of FCT schools

Man jailed 2yrs for stealing church property

Iran coronavirus deaths jump to 26, Vice President infected, Friday prayers cancelled

Japan to close all schools March 2 due to coronavirus fears

Man who kissed Spanish TV reporter on air convicted of sexual assault

Photos: President Buhari receives APRM delegation in Abuja

Cross River security system has broken down ‘ Efik Leadership Forum

Man bags 14-years imprisonment for attempting to rape own daughter

Moves to amend 28-year-old CAMA to promote financial stability scales second reading in senate

Youths urged to harness opportunities in Agric via technology

Analysts dismiss VAT’s impact on stock investment, seek reverse incentive

Nasser, the good, Sadat, the bad and Mubarak, the ugly

2023: APC replies Makinde, says it’ll take more than still-born unity among gangsters to take Lagos

Court okays Lagos Assembly to probe Ambode

Coronavirus: Nigeria at risk ‘ NEC

Gridlock: Reps move to probe alleged extortion at Lagos ports

Insecurity: Religious issues not behind killings, banditry ‘ Archbishop Kaigama

2023: El-Rufai’s power-shift to South comment raises dust

STATE OF THE NATION: Nigeria on the brink ‘ Eminent Nigerians

Dangote backs Buhari on border closure

Boko Haram targeting Christians to trigger religious war ‘ Lai Mohammed

Iwu, ex-INEC Chairman, wants his case transferred to Abuja over transportation stress

Oyo acquires new operational vehicles for OYRTMA

Our Instrument Landing System fiasco

Lyon accepts Supreme Court’s verdict on Bayelsa, pleads with supporters to do same

Court declares Kogi PDP had no candidate in 2019 governorship election

Simon Achuba: Court voids impeachment of former Kogi deputy governor (updated)

2023: APC should be ready for eviction in Lagos ‘ Makinde

Olam’s pilot farming project to boost tomato value chain

FG facilitates $20m tech fund, N90bn agripreneur loan

Why Nigerian farmers should cultivate Hass Avocado ‘ Expert

CORONAVIRUS: Oil price drops below Nigeria’s 2020 budget benchmark

OEDC’s hydrocarbon policy threatens crude oil production

Between Weather Forecast and Air Safety

Benefits of Operating International Routes

Freight Forwarder Wants Commercial Motorcycle Ban in Apapa Reversed

NAGAFF Inaugurates Compliance Team to Check Port Corruption

FG Assures Stakeholders on Onitsha River Port

NCS, FOU Owerri Intercept Five Trucks of Contrabands

632 LGAs to Benefit from Mechanised Agric Scheme

Ondo State Targets N500bn Investment through Deep Seaport Project

El-Rufai Commends Olams Agricultural Investments

Why Government-driven National Carrier May Fail

NIMASA Set to Tackle Piracy with Multi-million Dollar Vessels

No More Flight Diversions on Our Airspace

NCAA Hails Operators on Good Safety Record

LG Electronics Enhances Consumer Lifestyle with New Products

Dangote Cement Plc Strengthens Export Terminals

SMEDAN Launches Registration Scheme to Boost Funding to MSMEs

Ecobank to Appeal Tribunal Judgment on Tax Liability

Experts Advocate Increased Real Sector Investment

Stock Market Slips into Negative Territory as Bears Consolidate Hold

IFC, Union Bank to Support SMEs, Women-led Businesses

Jos Disco Explains Proposed Tariff Hike

Firm Shortlisted for Leasing Coy, MRO Bid

Group Seeks End to Hazardous Chemicals Usage in Delta Communities

Why Lagos Will Not Condone Reckless Truck Drivers

Nigeria, Awolowo, Peter Obi and 2023

The Hawks are Circling Again at NDDC

Why Nigeria Should Prevent Lassa Fever Outbreak

Supreme Court Draws Line Between Appeal and Review

Nigeria sliding into bankruptcy ‘PDP

Party Congress: Tambuwal charges PDP to uphold fairness, transparency

Police take over APC secretariat, as pro, anti-Oshiomhole protesters clash

Okorocha’s ‘My People, My People Road’ projects big scam Imo judicial commission told

Kogi 2019 guber: PDP has no candidate, Lokoja High Court rules

Court declares impeachment of Achuba as Kogi deputy governor illegal

Zamfara: 41 APC chieftains defect to PDP in Talata-Mafara LGA

Breaking news : Bayelsa judgment: Lyon accept verdict

APC to supporters: Accept S’ Court verdict, maintain peace,

Court declares impeachment of Achuba as Kogi dep gov illegal, orders payment of entitlements

Hunter recovers 43 guns, 1,117 ammunition in Bauchi, hands them over to police

Lending rate:Senate begins probe of CBN

Says no more gas flaring from 2021

NIRSAL adopts Microsoft Azure Farmbeats to boost productivity

Dana Air launches more flights on Abuja, Port Harcourt, Uyo routes

NDIC wins N1.4bn debt recovery case

Wale-Oke tasks Ibadan residents on peace

Lenten: Bamidele calls for collective prayers

Lagos Bus Services Ltd moves 9m commuters, plans to double fleet

Govt property: I’ll report Oyo ex-public office holders to ICPC for recovery ‘Makinde

EFCC arrests 3 for duping Olubadan’s 2nd-in-command of N300m

Coronavirus: Senate knocks FG

Group urges Buhari, IGP, AGF to provide guidelines for regional security network

Ugbene kingship tussle: Obey court order, community leaders tell Obiano

Another man jumps into Lagos Lagoon

820 buses: Ambode appeals court’s ruling striking out suit seeking to stop probe

How compliant port users make more profit ‘ Customs Controller

Court grants musician Inyanya N20m bail over alleged car theft

Bayelsa APC tasks members on calm after failed guber bid

How Ogun is tackling insecurity, unemployment

Shehu Sani faults moves to outlaw begging, blames politicians for poverty

Jilted Uber passenger jumps into Lagos lagoon

Traders protest against proposed demolition, takeover of market

Nigeria burdened with crimes, needs innovative youths

Canada to no longer pay for Harry and Meghan security

Guinea police clash with protesters days before referendum

Arsenal knocked out of Europa League in dying seconds by Olympiakos

Juve v Inter among five games behind closed doors due to coronavirus

Sloppy Wolves advance while Havertz steers Leverkusen through

DPR extends bid for gas flare commercialisation

NASC strategises for Nigeria’s participation in $68 billion global seed trade

Power challenges to persist unless stakeholders realign value chain

Labour opposes planned increase in electricity tariff

Institute urges states, councils to key into e-government

NDIC wins N1.4b case against Gulf Bank debtors

Nigeria to save $500 million from fertiliser import substitution

Normalcy returns as agency optimises airport landing equipment

Kano Focus trains 20 broadcast journalists on social media usage

Konga eyes $10 million daily turnover by 2024

Hitch, other Edtech start-ups selected for Mastercard accelerator

Technical know-how frustrates migration Nigeria internet content home

NITDA urges e-commerce companies to leverage on digital economy policy

IP theft threatens Nigeria’s knowledge-based economy

15 steps to put your business on Google Maps

Emerging technologies in agriculture will drive youth inclusion

Power challenge threatens Nigeria’s 5G commercialisation

Agriculture: Why were adopting technology to boost productivity, minimise risk NIRSAL

Senate proposes stiffer sanctions for gas flaring as Nigeria loses N217bn annually

PDP names 14 -member 2019 election review committee

Zamfara: 41 APC chieftains defect to PDP in Talata-Mafara LG

EFCC arrests 3 for allegedly duping Lekan Balogun of N300m

8 Boko Haram fighters surrender in Borno

We need Amotekun to compliment Police in South West, because of challenges they face Abiru

Without electronic, digital voting, we cannot end election rigging in Nigeria- Sonaiya

Group says PDP seeking to distract government by asking for review of Supreme Court rulings

Obaseki has totally transformed Edo State, says Miyake

We are working to ensure PDP take over Lagos in future election, says Makinde

Shehu Sani to Northern governors: Criminalising begging without ending poverty, illiteracy wont work

Hold your leaders accountable, Buhari tasks FCT residents

41 APC chieftains defect to PDP in Zamfara

LG polls: security heightened at Enugu SIEC office

Kano Govt prays court to dismiss suit challenging new emirates

Denmark reports first coronavirus case as Germany ramps up response

President Macron visits Paris hospital treating coronavirus patients

Coronavirus: Kenyans furious as govt permits Flight conveying 239 Chinese

Tunisian parliament approves new govt under Elias Fakhfakh

Plateau distributes 2.5 million nets to end mosquito bites

DFID tackles malnutrition with N2billion in Zamfara, Jigawa

PLWDs demand access to quality healthcare, reproductive rights

China, 13 more countries restrict travel from S. Korea over coronavirus concerns

Senate President orders health ministry to intensify screening at airports, seaports over Coronavirus

No spiritual incantation, concoctions can curb cancer Alaafin

Iran reports 22 deaths from coronavirus; 141 infected IRNA

FCTA warns principals over negligence

NUAT faults agency for repentant terrorists

Ebonyi explains eviction of 36 house occupants

Anambra leaders arraigned over land dispute with police

My political career started as council chairman Ekweremadu

Court voids Achubas impeachment

Nasarawa to revive tourist sites

APC, PDP governors welcome Diri

Uzodinma signs Imo administration bill

Imo gov appoints nine more aides

Nexus between insecurity and children

Senate seeks end to gas flaring, laments N217bn loss

Police apprehend three suspected kidnappers in Niger

Check influx of substandard diapers, industrialist tells govt

FG orders forensic audit of Discos

Shipping lines may lose $1.7bn to Coronavirus Report

Five suspected kidnappers, four robbers paraded in Cross River

Port developer constructs flood canals

Katsina NDLEA arrests two for possessing Indian hemp

Airtel records 1.022 fibre cuts

Real sector investment can benefit from population growth

Breast cancer: Shoprite screens over 3,000 women

Bad leaders cause poverty in North Shehu Sani

We cant invest in customer metering Ikeja Disco

Lending rates: Senate berates CBN, seeks reduction

Dangote backs FG on border closure

Nostalgia as readers remember their once-thriving newspapers

Olam engages research institute for supply of tomato seeds

BREAKING: First Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Lagos

Coronavirus: North Korea’s First Confirmed Patient Shot Dead

Coronavirus: 33 Test Positive For In California ‘ State Gov

40% Of Americans Obese, Survey Reveals

Israel: Coronavirus Patient Released From Hospital

SMW 2020: Activist, Tech Enthusiasts Want Private Sector Collaboration For Better Nigeria

Oshiomhole’s Rascality Has Brought Reproach, Disgrace To APC ‘ Osagie

Kwara Gov. Condemns Alleged Attack On APC Chairman

Coronavirus: Arsenal To Ban Journalists Displaying Symptoms From FA Cup Press Conference

Europa: Ighalo’s 1st Goal, Bruno Fernandes Masterclass On Display As Man Utd Thrash Brugge To Advance

[BREAKING] Europa: Olympiacos Equalises, Knock Arsenal Out Despite Aubameyang Goal

[BREAKING] Europa: Arsenal Qualification In Danger As Olympiacos Draw Level On Aggregate

[VIDEO] Europa: Ighalo Scores First Man Utd Goal Against Club Brugge As Red Devils Eye Round Of 16

Europa: Wolves Progress Into Last 16 Despite Losing To Espanyol

Europa: Arteta Puts Out Strong Arsenal Line Up Against Olympiacos, Eyes Qualification

Facebook Cancels Annual Developer Conference Amid Coronavirus Fears

Reps probe illegal extortion of truck drivers by Police, others at Apapa port

[UPDATE] Reconciliation:Makinde, Ibori, others parley with Olabode George’s group

Oyo govt’ll take proactive measures to curb clashes in public schools

Reps call for review of Abuja-Lokoja dual carriageway contract

BREAKING: FG confirms first case of coronavirus in Lagos

APC crisis: Police avert clash between anti, pro-Oshiomhole supporters

Group petitions Gbajabiamila, demands full disclosure of cost of 400 exotic cars

Reps probe over N200bn TETFUND intervention fund

FG must tackle poverty by spreading wealth through trade, investment policies ‘ Ooni

Ighalo dedicates first United goal against Club Brugge to late sister

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury match may hold Nov/Dec

Police brutality: Rising cases continue to worsen public perception

As stakeholders urge women to focus more on youth mentorship

Challenging the constitutional reform process

We don’t need commission for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram members ‘Adeniran

Sponsored: How I Cured My Stomach Ulcer Permanently With Mebo Gastrointestinal Capsules In Just 30 Days

Our front page today 28th February

Muslims advised against interest-based loans

I hid six hijabs on my body during call to Bar ‘Sanni, winner of NASFAT’s ‘My Hijab Story’ competition

Saudi Arabia imposes temporary ban on umrah pilgrims amid coronavirus concerns

Greater Lagos and okada tyranny

Succession planning in Nigeria

Taming the recalcitrant monster

Buhari on reprisals

When a president’s silence isn’t golden

Mahathir says Malaysian parliament to choose new PM amid turmoil

Obama slams ‘despicable’ attack ad against Joe Biden

BREAKING: Iran’s vice-president diagnosed with coronavirus

Ikpeazu emerges PDP Govs’ Forum vice chair

Ogun police arrest teenager for stabbing boyfriend to death over N3,000

Nigeria ranks first in Africa on Tuberculosis infection ‘ WHO

Soldier goes berserk, kills 4 colleagues, self in Borno

Service chiefs and need for caution By Jibrin Baba Ndace

Torrents of tributes for late Senator Longjan in Senate

Tinubu didn’t turn down Akeredolu’s invitation ‘ Aide

Tattoo doesn’t make people irresponsible, say police

DSS sues corps member for presenting self as judge

Imo assembly building undergoes renovation

Influx of cows into Benue politically motivated ‘ Akase

FRSC training school in Delta operational Sept ‘ Okowa

3 teachers in police net for alleged rape in Ekiti

Kaduna varsity-Kafanchan campus matriculates students

Reps set March 12 date for debate on Alamajiri syndrome

Lawyer tackles C/River over land grab allegation

Rice smuggled into Nigeria in caskets, gas cylinders ‘ Customs

Bauchi police debunks VOA report linking officers with robbery

200 students displaced in Benue school fire incident

Aregbesola, Oyetola’s aides bicker over Osun school uniform

SPORTS

Adoption initiative boosts athletes for Tokyo 2020

Ajax 2-1 Getafe (2-3 agg): Last season’s Champions League semi-finalists out of Europa League

Akhator in Euro Cup women last 8

Akwa United Star, Effiong, First to Reach Double Figures.

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury match may hold Nov/Dec

Arsenal 1-2 Olympiacos (2-2 agg): El-Arabi strike and shocking Aubameyang miss mean Gunners crash out

Arsenal 1-2 Olympiakos (Agg: 2-2 AET): Gunners knocked out by last-gasp away goal

Arsenal knocked out of Europa League by Olympiakos

Arsenal knocked out of Europa League in dying seconds by Olympiakos

Arsenal Suffer Europa League Heartbreak as Last Gasp Olympiacos Strike Knocks Gunners Out

Aruna Quadri, Offiong Edem Beaten in ITTF Africa Cup Finals

Athletes Set Impressive Records at Maltina School Games

BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020: Megan Rapinoe profile

Brazil, France not better than Eagles Etoo

Celtic 1-3 Copenhagen (2-4 agg): Late strikes knock out Scottish champions

Coronavirus outbreak: UAE Tour cancelled as two test positive

Coronavirus: Arsenal To Ban Journalists Displaying Symptoms From FA Cup Press Conference

Edo 2020 facilities ready for use, says Obaseki

Edo coaches, athletes ready to win medals at 20th NSF, Osifo says

Effiong first to reach double figures in battle for Eunisell Boot

Espanyol 3-2 Wolves: Report, Ratings and Reaction as Wanderers Secure Europa League Progress

Europa League: Ighalo makes first Manchester United start against Brugge

Europa League: Ighalo scores as United qualify, Arsenal out

Europa League: Ighalo Scores First Man United Goal; Moses In Action For Inter

Europa League: six clashes to place your bets

Europa: Arteta Puts Out Strong Arsenal Line Up Against Olympiacos, Eyes Qualification

Europa: Ighalo’s 1st Goal, Bruno Fernandes Masterclass On Display As Man Utd Thrash Brugge To Advance

Europa: Olympiakos Send Arsenal Packing With Late Goal

…news at your finger tip !

 

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