Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, February 13, 2019


  • 14 die, eight injured at APC rally in Rivers
  • ASUP suspends two-month strike
  • Nigerian widows confront Shell in The Hague
  • Appeal Court fails to form quorum for Onnoghen’s appeals
  • A’Court affirms Abdulrazaq as Kwara APC gov candidate
  • Defer to NJC, withdraw charges against CJON, NBA urges FG
  • Polls: UK to deploy 100 observers in 15 states
  • 4,695 card readers destroyed in Anambra container fire
  • We’ll arrest policemen escorting VIPs on election day – IG
  • Security officers without ID tags will be arrested at polling units – IG Adamu
  • INEC procures 193 generators for Saturday’s election in Kwara
  • To curb drug abuse, NAFDAC declines registering alcohol packaged in sachets
  • Strike: JOHESU demands upgrade of hospitals
  • FG inaugurates 300 vehicles procured by road transporters
  • Many businesses are losing battle for survival, says NECA
  • Renmoney extends loan facilities to MSMEs
  • Nigeria Airways retirees hold prayer for Buhari’s re-election
  • Ogun violence: Amosun kicks as APC threatens to punish him after polls
  • Imo gov candidates sign peace pact
  • Reddington, LASG seek partnership for affordable health care


The Nation

  • Buhari: I will recover $16b Obasanjo govt power cash
  • Appeal Court invalidates Oni’s eligibility suit against Fayemi 
  • Nigeria’s GDP grows by 2.38% in Q4 2018, says NBS
  • Alleged N544m fraud: Court remands ex-SGF Lawal, others
  • Air Force begins airlift of election materials
  • Presidential aide: economic growth shows Buhari’s policies working
  • NCAA yet to identify aircraft with worn out tyre
  • Shell to develop $10b Bonga field 
  • Businessman makes N4.5m monthly from Fura da Nono
  • Govt accuses PDP of planning to scuttle poll 
  • Buhari mourns supporters who died in Port Harcourt 
  • No plan to quit APC, says Tinubu 
  • Scores injured as PDP, APC supporters clash in Ekiti 
  • Atiku promises to make Lagos Africa’s industrial hub
  • UPU endorse Buhari, Ogboru, Omo-Agege
  • Vote Buhari for good governance, Razak urges electorate 
  • I’ll respect gender balance as Governor, says Adelabu 
  • Wamakko: four Sokoto commissioners to quit PDP for APC 



  • Scores Injured As Ex-Minister Senator’s Supporters Clash In Ekiti
  • IFRS9: CBN Relaxes Implementation Of Rules For Bad Loans
  • N11.08bn Lost To Crude Oil Theft In 2018
  • U20 AFCON: F/Eagles Wear Armband For Ogunjobi As They Tackle Mali
  • Gent To Pay Penalty To Liverpool For Not Playing Awoniyi
  • Give Red Card To Govs Over Unpaid Benefits, NLC Tells Pensioners
  • 100,000 Rice Farmers To Benefit From Anchor Borrower Scheme In Katsina
  • Kogi Losses N50bn In Cashew Nuts
  • Fidelity Bank Wins Bank Of The Year At Leadership Award
  • MTNF Launches Program for Business Of The Arts Series
  • CIS Moves for Financial System Review, Listing Of Govt Assets On NSE
  • Frank to APC, FG: Stop Blackmailing U.S.A
  • A-Ibom APC Insists on REC, Igini’s Removal over Alleged Bias
  • PDP’ll Truncate Nigeria’s Dream—Masari
  • Firm Accused of Printing Election Materials Threatens To Sue PDP
  • Mark, Ibori, Ogboru, Gbagi Mourn Ejoor
  • Police Arrest 5 Fake Army Officers Escorting Politician in Imo




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