Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, February 27, 2019


  • February 23 elections: The pluses and the minuses
  • Senatorial poll: Akpabio, Akume, Uduaghan lose
  • Uduaghan alleges fraud, PDP protests Omo-Ageges win
  • Obi accuses INEC of disenfranchising eight million South-East voters
  • Ngige, Umeh reject Anambra central senatorial election
  • I declared Ifeanyi Ubah winner to save my life Returning officer
  • I remain Akumes boy
  • Mercedes-Benz expands portfolio with new A-Class Sedan
  • IATA to improve aviation with diversity, inclusion awards
  • Protecting yourself from pinless debit card fraud
  • AfDB supports African projects with $11.3bn in seven years
  • Retailers, merchants recorded 150,777 failed PoS transactions Tuesday
  • NSE launches trading platform for mutual funds
  • Net foreign exchange inflow falls to $8.44bn in 2018
  • Banks non-performing loans climb to N8.17tn
  • How to sell in a buyers market
  • Nigeria incurring huge losses over stalled $30bn LNG projects Experts
  • Controversy surrounds planned diversion of N14.3bn NEPZA fund
  • Maximising your small farmland for profit
  • Bond market extends decline amid bearish sentiment
  • Stanbic IBTC appoints new ED
  • ILO flays poor working conditions
  • Stock market erases gains, loses N84.4bn in six hours


  • Glo moves to boost Africa’s economic growth
  • FMBN facilitates housing schemes in Anambra N500m project takes off in June
  • APC NASS candidates in Ebonyi want election results cancelled
  • High court urged to stop Ogboru from gov election
  • Our scarred presidential poll
  • PDP rejects Kano, Katsina presidential election results
  • S-Arabia invests $100bn in India, threatens Nigeria’s oil export
  • Attack on Ndigbo: Police intensify patrol, surveillance in Lagos, dispel rumour
  • Votes tally: Buhari coasting to victory, Atiku trails
  • kADUNA: Policeman, 28 others killed in fresh Kajuru attack, houses razed
  • Lesson teacher allegedly defiles 9 minors with finger
  • Osoba’s son, Olumide wins House of Reps seat
  • PDP to APC: Go to court if you have issues with Dogara’s re-election
  • Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria’s vice president
  • Olumide Osoba returns to the House
  • Legend fetes consumers at Enugu Real Deal Experience
  • Court sacks Plateau lawmaker over certification forgery, orders his arrest
  • Piracy and high seas crime, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told
  • Nigeria earns N3.72trn from royalties, petroleum tax in one year
  • VFD Group targets N5bn bond offer with PLC status
  • Post election: Stock market sheds N84bn as cautious trading persist
  • Microsoft plans to make AI available to Africa
  • Oil Theft: 34 Pirate Ship attacks recorded in 2018 ‘ Navy


  • 2019: INEC declares Buhari winner of presidential election
  • Buhari tops with 15.19m
  • How they stand in the RACE FOR Senate: APC 61 PDP 33 YPP 1
  • 100 houses razed, many feared killed in Kaduna
  • Rivers official, PDP chieftain, others paraded
  • PDP, APC disagree at Collation Centre
  • Stock market in mixed performance
  • Different strokes, different folks
  • Court remands UNILAG students for allegedly raping 17-year-old
  • Presidents victory ll guarantee growth of critical infrastructure, says BON DG
  • Graft: Lagos seeks effective, efficient public procurement process
  • 30 parties demand fresh elections in Bayelsa
  • My victory not accidental, says senator-elect
  • Lagos is stronger for its diversity, says Sanwo-Olu
  • Basiru dedicates victory to Osun Central
  • Delta NDCP complains about poll irregularities
  • Kwara: End of a political dynasty
  • APC chieftain kidnapped in Owo
  • BBNaija concludes online audition
  • Oscars: Spike Lee acts funny as Green Book clinches best picture
  • Sexual abuse: R. Kelly released after settling $100,000 bond


  • Marriott Introduces New Travel Program
  • More Firms Issue CPs to Tap Short-term Funding
  • Emirates Woos Nigerian Travellers
  • ITF Trains 450,000 on Skills Acquisition
  • IFAD Launches Fund to Create Jobs for Rural Youths
  • United Capital Records N9.2bn Revenue, N5.6bn
  • A Resurgent Abia Under Ikpeazu
  • Bracing Up for another Snail Speed
  • Salute to His Fighting Spirit
  • In Imo, Ihedioha Confronts Iberiberism
  • Buhari wins Jigawa
  • Buhari wins Niger
  • PDP Wins Akwanga/Nasarawa/Egon/Wamba Seat in Nasarawa
  • Atiku Floors Buhari in Anambra
  • PDP Rejects Presidential, NAssembly Results in Kano
  • IAAF World Rankings System Launched
  • Bribery: FIFA Bans Tanzanian Ref Life
  • Sarri Still Commands Players Respect after Kepa Drama, Says Luiz
  • iSON to Groom Next Set of Nigerian Female Football Stars
  • Report: Nigeria Remains Africa’s Largest Economy
  • Zenith Bank Shows Resilience
  • Aftermath of Insurance Recapitalisation Cancellation


  • Obaseki thanks Edo people for acceptance of APC
  • Glo seals pact with Africa CEOs on economic growth
  • Cyprus Cup: Falcons ambush Austria at AEK Arena
  • Abia North: Stop raving, APC tells Ohuabunwa
  • Actionaid urges Nigerians to boost tax revenue
  • Egypt to parade Team B for Super Eagles
  • Ekiti: Aftermath of election tribunal verdict
  • GPPSL bags FIN Pipeline Service Company of the year
  • Udoh reveals all eyes on Eunisell Boot award
  • Kaduna: Why APC can’t return- PDP
  • Monarch pledges support for Ocean & Cargo Terminal
  • World Cup 2019: Nigeria retains number 1 spot in Africa
  • PDP no threat to us ‘APC
  • Obaseki attributes migration, human trafficking to economic hardship
  • Government must be neutral in elections -Nwachukwu
  • France 2019: Ballon d’Or winner out of Falcons World Cup clash
  • FIIRO unveils solar boiler, fruit washer, mobile garri processor
  • PWDs: Government yet to understand stigmatisation consequences -Anyaele
  • Nigeria Pitch Awards organisers set for 6th edition
  • 2018 AFS: Goldlink Insurance to file for extension of time
  • Oyo: APC wins 11 of 17 National Assembly seats, commends voters
  • NSE: Nestle, UBN losses drag index down by 0.69%
  • Kalu visits FMC Umuahia for medical check-up, begs FG to upgrade facility



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