Here are the major headlines for Monday, February 25, 2019


  • Ambode delivers LG as APC wins Lagos East Senatorial District
  • NRM to boycott governorship election in Zamfara
  • APC lauds INEC, security agents over Zamfara poll
  • IDF kicks against violence in Ijesaland
  • Ballot papers, card readers burnt, hoodlums attack Osun INEC office
  • PDP plotting to release fake results APC campaign council
  • Corps members couldnt operate card readers during elections
  • Atiku leads in Akwa Ibom as Akpabio set to lose Senate
  • Ortom, Mark, Akume hold meeting with Benue REC
  • 36.8 million bank accounts linked to BVN
  • Ethiopian airlines plans all female flight to Oslo
  • Group inaugurates cooperative housing fund
  • Over eight million workers have pension accounts PenCom
  • Developer advises govt on low-cost housing
  • Starting an online retail store
  • Court upholds order on insurance firms operation
  • NAICOM confirms Ikuomola as Anchor executive director
  • More foreign investors eye Nigerias retail market Report
  • NASD OTC market cap rises by N14.09bn
  • FBNInsurance shows commitment to CSR
  • Saidu Alkali beats Gov Dankwambo to clinch Senate seat
  • EFCC officials storm Ogun INEC office
  • Buhari wins 6 more LGAs in Niger


  • UTME: JAMB rakes N849m in one week
  • Alexis Galleries reschedules Destiny, Femme exhibitions
  • Nasarawa Youths beat ex-council boss comatose over ballot box snatching
  • 4 injured in A’Ibom, as Police nab 5 thugs
  • Dickson slams military over alleged complicity in electoral fraud
  • Borno PDP rejects Presidential, Nass polls results
  • Fayemi hails election victory
  • Shell’s conduct in Ogoni shameful, crime against humanity ‘ MOSOP
  • Fire guts INEC office in Osun
  • APC wants presidential, NASS elections cancelled in Enugu
  • Upsets, shocks as polls results trickle in
  • 2019 Polls: Obaseki visits victims of Owina Primary School attack, calls for calm
  • Violence erupts at Ikeja Collation Centre, leaves PDP Candidate unconscious
  • Thugs invade police barracks, destroy election materials in Nasarawa
  • Military personnel abandon responsibilities, display partisanship ‘ Observer group
  • Ajimobi loses all four announced LGAs in Oyo south
  • Saraki trails Oloriegbe by over 19,000 votes
  • Rule on share transmission to reduce N100bn unclaimed dividend
  • Commercial paper market booms over credit crunch
  • Sluggish Economic Growth: MPC members call for increased targeted lending to MSMEs
  • Equities market to jerk up post-polls
  • FirstBank rewards customers with cardless financial transactions
  • An efficient payments system is the sine qua non of economic growth


  • Battle for Senate: Saraki, Sani, Olujimi, others fall
  • 128 arrested for electoral offences
  • Collation of presidential results begins in Abuja today
  • Falana to INEC: Take over trial of poll offenders
  • APC criticises PDP for asking INEC to declare Atiku winner of presidential election
  • Elections well-executed, say observer groups
  • Returning, new Reps emerge
  • Why Fed Govt launched new digital identity ecosystem
  • Hoodlums burn INEC office in Osun
  • APC wins one senatorial seat, PDP two in Ondo
  • PDP will bounce back in Imo
  • Polls: Drama and surprises
  • Amuwo Odofin constituency ll benefit from my stewardship
  • Nigerians arent ready to move forward, says actor
  • Omoni Oboli rewards corps members on election duty with N10K each
  • Banky W gets good outing at polls
  • Shina Peller wins polling unit
  • 2Baba announces 20years on stage tour
  • BOC Gases joins Linde Group
  • NAICOM to focus on capital requirement, risk based supervision, others in 2019


  • Newrest ASL Nigeria Opts for Voluntary Delisting from NSE
  • AfDB Begins Electricity Cooperative Feasibility Studies in Nigeria, Ethiopia
  • Chioke: There is Need for Stronger Institutions in Nigeria
  • Stock Market Declines on Profit-taking, Elections Delay
  • Promoting Financial Inclusion
  • VIMN Africa Hosts Industry Experts
  • Let Bank Supervisors Do Their Jobs
  • Report: Fintechs, Game Changer for Nigeria, Others
  • CBN Injects Fresh 268.4m, CNY 46.3m into FX Market
  • TEXEM Holds Strategic Leadership Programmes for Executives
  • Accelerating Nigerians Industrialization deconstructing Emefiele
  • Flying Eagles Draw USA, Ukraine, Qatar
  • LET: Oboh Finishes 27th in SA Masters, Heads to Australia
  • Obiano loses own LGA to PDP
  • Arsenal Regains Top Four Spot
  • Bolton Owner Agrees Deal to Sell Club
  • Atiku wins 10 LGAs, APC Picks Two House Seats in Abia
  • Anthony Joshua Queries Why Wilder Chose to Fight Fury
  • Piqu Aims Dig at Madrid Boss Ahead of El Clsico


  • Niger: Bello flags off re-election bidon shaky note
  • How Supreme Court judgment restored sanity in IPMAN -Ajulo
  • Why I want to be first Kano female lawmaker ‘Zainab
  • Voter apathy likely in future elections ‘ WANEP
  • Tension as PDP, APC allege poll fraud plot
  • Tension: Cross River SDP threatens legal action over exclusion
  • Bayelsa under siege ‘Dickson
  • Catholic bishop commends Obaseki for violence-free polls in Edo
  • Opposition plans to cause violence, change S’East, South South results ‘APC
  • Falana asks INEC to handle prosecution of electoral offenders
  • Ndidi, Iheanacho’s coach sacked
  • Musa relishes come-back for Al Nassr
  • Iwobi assists as Arsenal returns to top four
  • Beach Volleyball: Team Nigeria lands in Cape Verde
  • Ighalo helps Shanghai Shenhua win on debut
  • Poland 2019: Nigeria draws USA, Qatar, Ukraine
  • Uzoho wins match ban appeal
  • Dybala scores as unbeaten Juve defeats Bologna
  • Federer hints at Clay Court return
  • EPL: Injury ‘ hit Man United holds Liverpool
  • UAE’s ADNOC seals $4bn pipeline infrastructure deal with KKR, BlackRock
  • BoI begins second round of Tradermoni disbursements as beneficiaries repay loans
  • Nigeria offering MET services to Liberia, S’Leone



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