HEADLINE NEWS TODAY: THURSDAY 27TH FEBRUARY, 2020

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Amotekun, quality initiative to tackle endemic problem  -says Adamolekun

Reps query health ministry’s procurement power transfer to agric

El-Rufai to present memo to northern Govs on Almajiri

Unaudited accounts: Reps want O-ORBDA boss arrested

No national progress without education devt  -Sosan

NABTEB releases 2019 Nov/Dec results

Nasarawa passes kidnap witness protection bill

Senate holds valedictory session for Longjan, eulogise late lawmaker

Anxiety as medical consultants withdraw services at UCH

Ikpeazu emerges vice-chair of PDP govs forum

Akeredolus rule has set Ondo backwards PDP

Ogun PDP factions unite

Constitution amendment should stop courts from imposing political leaders Oyewole

Why pre-election cases must be decided before elections (2)

Re-Open letter to Minister of Works and Housing

Time to address injustice, impunity

Ekiti revokes N3.2bn road project awarded in January

2.55% GDP growth below population surge, says MAN

Fund investors retreat from US stocks over coronavirus fears

Why civil society cannot be passive on Artificial Intelligence

FG must pay varsity workers new minimum wage

Kudos to Justice Nwaka

PDP holds emergency NEC meeting on Thursday

2019 debt servicing gulped N2.1tn Investigation

Dangote Cement reports N201bn profit after tax

Tribunal orders Ecobank to pay N1.6bn to FIRS

Discos estimated billing in focus amid low metering

NERC mulls prosecuting attackers of Discos officials

100 level CRUTECH student drowns during matric party in Calabar

Indian, others accused of forging SON receipts

Police recover 24 babies from baby factory disguised as orphanage in Port Harcourt

Edo 2020: Security agencies express concern over spate of violence

Suspend the Boko Haram rehab Bill

Insurgency: Depressed soldier shoots 7, kills self

GDP growth rate still largely below desirable ‘ MAN

Woman dies in sex romp with policeman

Bayelsa: No force on earth can reverse our verdict ‘ S-Court

Catholic Bishops decry FG’s failure to deal with terrorists

Why Supreme Court declined to reverse its judgement in Bayelsa

Rivers Task Force denies killing bureau de change operator

IRDC, others urged to halt bid opening for devt projects

PHOTOS: Tambuwal chairs first PDP’s Governors Forum Meeting under his leadership

Reps PDP caucus supports review of presidential, guber judgement

Lagos/Ibadan expressway tanker explosion claimed three lives’Ogun FRSC

Supreme Court stands-down to rule on APC’s application for review of Bayelsa verdict

Lagos issues 7-day removal order to owners/occupants of illegal structures, shanties in Mile 2

CRUTECH admits 5,822, warns against cultism, exam malpractice

Nigerian students, stakeholders forum disown planned protest against service chiefs

PoS transactions fall by 16%

Lafarge Africa rewards customers

NPA’s retirees petition FG over BoI building

Population advantage: Old Mutual, Devpt Bank executives advise on investments

Microsoft expects financial hit from coronavirus spread

Defeating Boko Haram in five easy steps

Okowa’s efforts at transforming education in Delta

More Marlians than Nigerians

College gets deputy provost

Bowen varsity poultry to boost IGR

TECH-U harps on entrepreneurship as 184 students matriculate

Sports an essential part of academics

Akomolede celebrates 50th Anniversary

Why we support TVET, by don

Govt to reduce malnutrition indices

Preserving Nigerias language heritage

Fayemi: Ill complete abandoned projects

Thugs attack Kwara APC chair, others

Firm gives couples gifts

One feared dead, vehicles vandalized as pupils clash in Ibadan

Araraume, Ohakim for Senate

Work begins on 14km Ijebu-Ode-Epe road

No more free money in NDDC, says Pondei

2,000 bankers may lose jobs in Kwara

Southwest Development Commission coming

Investors to govt: review policies to enhance ease of doing business

Federal, state govts collaboration II create investments in mining

Reps probe banks charges

Dangote cement pays N16 dividend per share

Customs generates N135m from seizures in one month

Nigeria, UAE non-oil trade hits $1.5b

Corruption reason for abandoned projects

Tax avoidance: Ecobank ordered to pay N1.6b to FIRS

Understanding the Lagos airport toll gate palaver

Expert Advocates Raw Materials-based Cluster Sector

Firm Introduces Solution to Boost Tax Compliance

IMF MD Taps Liberias Sayeh for DMD

El-Rufai Commends Olam for Agricultural Investments

Global ICT Companies Count Losses to Covid-19

Experts See Technology as Financial Inclusion Enabler

Boosting Business with Hybrid Cloud

Nwosu: Digitalisation Will Enhance Transformation

Researchers Develop App to Address Communal Clashes

Minister Urges Unity Schools to Participate in Robotics Competition

Pantami Denies Trending Fake News

Firm Launches USSD Service to Enhance Access to Finance

How MTN is Empowering Startups to Reduce Unemployment

Docemo: Lagos Outdoor Sector to Attract Investments

Konga Targets $10 Million Daily Turnover by 2024

Pantami Receives Broadband Committee Report

Grandville LNG Gets 7-day Ultimatum from Rivers Community over EIA Report

Nigerias Low Financial Secrecy Index Score Worries CISLAC

Companies Partner to Support Pastry Bakers

Group to Promote Clean Energy

Mining: New Policy on Royalties Payment Coming, Says FG

Abbey, VFD Group Partner to Create Value for Stakeholders

Food Security: Group to Train Youths on Agricbusiness in Kwara

Anambra Partners BudgIT on Fiscal Transparency

LG Electronics Enhances Consumer Lifestyle with New Products

Protect Investments to Improve FDI Inflow, NESG Tells FG

New World Programme, Coca-Cola Foundation, Others Partner on Community Environment Project

Huawei Unveils Mate Xs Foldable Phone

Buhari should appoint Presidential Liaison Officers in states ‘Apugo

North inspired formation of Amotekun ‘Musa Ajogie

What PDP must do in 2023 ‘Venatius Ikem

Leaders, governors meet in Abuja

S’Court: PDP accuses APC of plot to frustrate reversal of Imo verdict

Bayelsa: How Lyon lost

Supreme Court only affirmed God’s judgment ‘Diri

PDP begins recall of defecting Imo assembly lawmaker

I’m miracle gov, Diri declares, insists Supreme Court only affirmed God’s judgment

Bayelsa: How Lyon lost at Supreme Court

Enyimba coach confident of victory over Horoya in Aba

Firstbank wins 2019 oil and gas banker award

Coronavirus could push global economy into recession, investors warned

No electricity tariff increase without consumer input ‘NERC

Tourism: Dubai excited over Nigerians’ interest in UAE

NSE: Market capitalisation dips N31bn

Inspirational lad, Hanu Aigbodje, 24, narrates how he started his firm, Patricia, as side hustle

Nasarawa Gov. assents death bill for kidnappers

Court remands Indian, others over alleged forgery

Police arrest suspected killer of AEDC staff in Abuja

Supreme ‘Berry boys’ cult leader arrested

One dead,10 arrested as students clash in Ibadan

Ekhomu releases book on Boko Haram

Lover dies during sex with police officer in Ekiti

3 killed,10 arrested in Delta inter-communal clash

EFCC arrests former Kano Speaker for alleged N1.5b fraud

Buhari inaugurates National Assembly Service Commission members

Please, please, please, remove trucks from Apapa, Ijora bridges

Ondo LG poll as litmus test for Akeredolu in October guber race

Restructuring as inevitable option before Nigeria

Teenager arrested for allegedly stabbing boyfriend to death

One chance’ robbery operator nabbed

Lagos government ‘arrests’ leaders of PWDs protesting against tricycle ban

EFCC arrests Kano ex-speaker over alleged N1.5b fraud

Itsekiri elite club, others mourn first NDA cadet

Cleric tasks Christians on humility, forgiveness, love during Lent

Don canvasses drug abuse courses for undergraduates

Hunger blinds security sense

Pakistan confirms first two cases of coronavirus

Nasarawa United continue steady rise, beat Enugu Rangers 2-1

Nwosu advises Super Eagles to revert to former preparation format

Tambuwal receives unity torch, reaffirms commitment to sports development

Rabiot preferred to Ramsey for Juventus against Lyon

Guardiola springs another Champions League surprise against Madrid

Beckham relief as Inter Miami prepare for MLS bow

Man United need to be in Champions League, says Solskjaer

Formula One faces testing times over coronavirus

Why subsidy in power sector is unsustainable

Nigerian economy remains fragile due to slow growth

Funding, policies to shape FG’s new broadband focus

5G deployment’s first phase to gulp $900b

Knowledge in robotics will aid economic growth

Nigeria needs investments in 4G technology, says firm’s boss

Tattoos don’t mean you are irresponsible, say police

Banks spent $12.68billion on ICT in 2019

Stakeholders urge digital, traditional media collaboration for wider reach

Creative writing is key to media contents

Africa should surpass developed countries in fourth industrial revolution

Nigeria must strengthen democratic process to handle hate speech

Nigeria seeks collaboration with U.S. to tackle child labour

ITF blames unemployment for festering insecurity challenge

Nigeria seeks collaboration with U.S. to tackle child labour

Association empowers the girl’child on education forum

11,000 trainees to graduate from ITF’s skill acquisition programme

Entertainers seek government’s support to end youth unemployment

Hope still deferred on kidnapped children

Concepts and misconceptions

Nexus between insecurity and children

Democracy at crossroads in the heartlands

My family sacrificed to bring me where I am now, says Saka

Medical students stranded, groan as clinical lecturers begin strike

Reps move for commission to develop South West

Apex court’s reviews in history

Niger Delta: An old story with a new plot

Nigeria’s recession buffer weak as Coronavirus drives oil near $47/bbl

No hiding place for bandits, kidnappers in Bauchi, Mohammed declares

FG boosts job creation with safety net job for unskilled persons

No hiding place for you, Bala tells bandits, kidnappers

First Lady solicits stakeholders support to end TB

Abiodun has disappointed critics Ogun APC chairman

FG approves N30bn for construction of roads linking Jigawa, Sokoto to Niger border

$53m debt: Court advises Emefiele, others to explore out-of-court settlement

Again, Diri, PDP floor APC, Lyon at SCourt

Re-strategise against ISWAP, Buhari charges military

Ash Wednesday: Catholic Bishop seeks end to killings, violence

Tourism to generate more revenue than oil, says Lai

Reps hope to pass PIGB before end of June Gbajabiamila

Council differs with Ganduje on banning street begging

Matawalle restates commitment to tackle banditry in Zamfara

INEC fixes March 14 for bye-elections to replace Diri, Deputy, others across 4 states

Kukah leads procession in Sokoto to mourn deaths from insecurity

Court restrains FG from deducting Rivers funds on Mbede, Akiri oil wells

Ogun PDP factions present unified body to national secretariat

Just In: Gov. Sule approves death penalty for kidnappers in Nasarawa

Reps PDP caucus backs review of presidential, guber judgement

LASG set to reduce malnutrition indices

U.S. applauds UN sanctions on ISIS-West Africa

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in South America

Maritime workers raise alarm over malicious, smear campaign

Dangote cement records growth in Pan African sales

Edo APC suspends Obasekis aide for allegedly engaging in thuggery, hooliganism

APC reports Zamfara Radio to NBC

Reps urge NAPTIP to name, shame sex traffickers

Police arrest 36 persons in 2 weeks in Edo -PPRO

Kukah leads procession in Sokoto to mourn deaths from insecurity

Waste of Excess Crude Savings

New electricity tariffs and removal of subsidies

Bayelsa: S/Court dismisses APC, Lyon’s application, orders lawyers to pay N60m

I’ll carry all along in my govt ‘ Bala Mohammed

APC plotting to frustrate reversal of S/Court verdict on Imo ‘ PDP

2023: NWC wades into Ogun PDP leadership crisis

Why Tinubu didn’t honour Akeredolu’s invitation on Buhari’s visit ‘ Aide

Fish out, prosecute Kwara APC exco attackers, Gov urges police

Immunity for N/Assembly presiding officers’ wild goose chase ‘ Don

I trekked for 8 days for Gov Diri ‘ PDP supporter claims

South West Development Commission bill passes second reading

Ten Northerners

Almajirci, the last plague of our North

Shame of unfriendly Nigerian skies

Edo 2020: My fact-finding visit to the Government House

VC calls for sensitisation on Lassa, Covid- 19

UI lecturer composes song to prevent failure in math

El-Amin holds sports contest to raise students’ alertness

Bauchi adopts phonics at early schooling stage

Scholarship applicants to write test in Kaduna

Witness testifies against Offa Polytechnic lecturer in court

Fire razes Benue school hostel

32,349 candidates pass NABTEB examination’Registrar

UNICEF registers 194,883 out-of-school children in Adamawa

NECO sacks 19 staff over certificate forgery

Group to offer free medicals to special needs children

Gridlock: FCT minister to open more roads

Insecurity: FCT minister urged to adopt community policing

Kenya Power’s Full-Year Pretax Profit Slumps By 93%

Opposition Party Slams Togo Polls

Can Supreme Court Reverse Its Judgment In Imo’ SAM

Ahead Of Peace Meeting, Hope Rises For Lagos PDP

People Thought You Have No Wherewithal To Govern Ogun; APC Chair Tells Abiodun

PDP Blames Influx Of Herdsmen Into Benue On Akume

Proposed Taxes, Revenue Remittances Exemption For Aviation Agencies

Lessons From IMF Downward Review Of GDP Growth

Outdoor Advertising Accounts For N45bn In 2019

NNPC To Expand Domestic Gas Footprint From 1.1BSCF To 2.2BSCF

MAN, RMRDC To Host Manufacturers For More Productivity Ahead Of AfCFTA Takeoff

Africa Oil Acquisition Of 50% Equity Stake In POGBV Worth $1.5bn

FG Highly Worried Over Rate Of Unemployment ‘ Ngige

Dangote Cement Pays N16 Per Share Dividend, Records Growth In Pan African Sales

South African Trade Unions Threaten Protests Over Public Sector Wages

Disney Boss Steps Down

FirstBank Wins 2019 Oil And Gas Banker Award

How StarTimes Empowers African Talents

Manchester United Reportedly Eyeing Grealish

Hazard In Doubt For Man City Clash

We Don’t Fear Man City, Guardiola ‘ Zidane

Coronavirus: Juventus vs Inter, 5 Other Serie A Games To Be Played Behind Closed Doors

Champions League: Michael Owen Predicts Real Madrid Vs Man City

I Would Love To Play With Lionel Messi ‘ Silva

When The Unity Hangs Askew

Ex-Banker Docked Over N10m Fraud

Zimbabwe Threatens To Withdraw Mining Licences Over Unpaid Fees

Police, Protestors Clash Over Construction Of New Migrant Camp

Incessant accidents: Lagos govt warns truck drivers against reckless driving

Innovation: Reps bemoan Nigeria’s rating among comity of nations

FEC okays N30bn road contracts to Niger Republic border

BREAKING: Soldier shoots four colleagues dead, commits suicide

Ikpeazu emerges PDP Governors’ Forum vice-chairman

JUST IN: Tambuwal chairs first PDP Governors’ Forum meeting

Buhari approves monitoring committee for NDDC

Gbajabiamila urges parliamentary group to work as team for development of Nigeria

I have been reduced to nothing, mother of killed Remo Stars footballer laments

Gbajabiamila assures passage of PIGB before June despite Executive’s indifference

When Buhari visited Akeredolu

Legacy of the judiciary and agitations against Supreme Court decisions

It will be stupid of us if Lagos isn’t part of Amotekun ‘Hamzat

The frantic search for peace in Ondo APC

President Buhari, save our souls in Oke Ogun

Importance of constructive journalism to good governance

Lessons from Bayelsa

FG moves to enforce anti-piracy law

SIFAX Off-Dock GM becomes Marketing Fellow

Containers that arrived in 2009 still litter Apapa ports ‘Investigation

WACT to deploy additional equipment in phase 2 upgrade

US warns of coronavirus pandemic as Latin America reports first case

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

Greece confirms first coronavirus case

Coronavirus hits business in Milan as Italy death toll hits 12

NSE: Equities losses moderates at -0.03%, as investors lose N4.1bn

Investors lose N31bn as equities market sustains losses

Neimeth’s profit rises by 83 per cent

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

10 key players in El Clasico history

3,000 athletes for Police Games

Andre Ayew’s Swansea City beaten by Fulham

Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury: We will make fight happen, says Frank Warren

Antonio Conte unhappy playing behind closed doors because of coronavirus

Aruna Quadri, Offiong Edem Hit Finals in Tunisia

Athletes must take a stand on social injustice

Athletes shine, set records at Maltina School Games

Babayaro questions Yobos coaching credentials

Balogun Stars As Wigan Beat Reading; Keep Back-to-back Clean Sheets

Barcelona, Real Madrid in another El-Clasico showdown

Basketball: Kebbi coach targets 5 new players

BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020: Vivianne Miedema profile

Beckham relief as Inter Miami prepare for MLS bow

Breaking: Maria Sharapoava announces retirement

Breaking: National President of the Golf Union of Nigeria, Chief Uche dies 8 days after losing best friend

Champions League: Lyon down Juventus

Champions League: Michael Owen Predicts Real Madrid Vs Man City

Chelseas Problems Laid Bare by Bayern Munich Humbling

Chukwueze unbothered by goal drought

Coronavirus: Inter to play Ludogrets behind closed doors

Coronavirus: Juventus vs Inter, 5 Other Serie A Games To Be Played Behind Closed Doors

Crowd violence: LMC fines Abia Warriors N5m

Dare pledges support for Police Games

De Gea future uncertain ahead of Man Utd summer transfer window

Dele Alli faces ban over coronavirus post

Delta Eyes MASVI Invitational Cycling Titles

Dessers renews Nigerian passport ahead of SLeone clash

…news at your finger tip !

 

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