Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Monday, Feb. 26th
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Goodmorning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newpapers headlines today Monday, Feb. 25th.
PDP Rejects INEC’s Investigative Committee On Underaged Voters
The PDP on Sunday rejected the eight-member committee set up by INEC to investigate the existence of underaged voters in its register. Full story here.
Ambassador Urges FG To Throw Out Debate On State Policing
Former Vice Presidential hopeful Ambassador David Solomon has urged the Federal Government not to accede to request to create state police. Click here for more.
Military Faults Yobe Gov. On Troops Withdrawal
The Defence Headquarters have debunked claims by Yobe state governor Ibrahim Gaidam that they withdrew troops days before the abduction of schoolgirls in Dapchi.
FG Learned Nothing From Chibok Girls Abduction – BBOG
The BringBackOurGirls group have said the FG learnt nothing from the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls following similar development in Dapchi, Yobe state. Read more.
Bollywood Superstar Dies Of Heart Attack
Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack at the age of 54, her family has said.
D’Tigers Tear Rwanda Apart In World Cup Qualifiers
Nigeria pummelled Rwanda 108-53 on Saturday to take charge of Group B in the second window of the FIBA 2019 World Cup qualifiers. Click here for the full story.
United Edge Chelsea In Super Sunday Clash
Manchester United defeated Chelsea 2-1 in a Super Sunday Premier League clash to cut down the gap on runaway leaders Manchester City to 13 points.
Man City Beat Arsenal To League Cup
Manchester City on Sunday beat Arsenal 3-0 at Wembley to win the Carabao Cup. Full story here.
Kaduna APC To Reconcile Differences Soon – Oni
The APC Committee on Kaduna Chapter Crisis has assured that the different factions will soon reconcile their differences as it begins a fact-finding mission to the state on Sunday.
Ganduje Gives Condition For Reconciliation With Kwankwaso
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has stated his readiness to reconcile with his predecessor in office, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso. Full story here.
PDP, Tinubu Scheming To Oust President Buhari – APC Group
The national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was on Sunday accused of colluding with the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
PDP Rejects INEC’s Investigative Committee On Underage Voters
The PDP on Sunday rejected the eight-member committee set up by INEC to investigate the existence of underaged voters in its register. Click here for more.
Nigerian Army Postpones Recruitment Exercise
The Nigerian Army has postponed the date for its 77 Regular Recruit Intake exercise, which was scheduled to hold from Monday 26th February till Friday March 9th.
FG, World Bank In Discussion Over $1bn Power Loan
The FG and the World Bank are in the final stage of negotiation for the release of $1bn performance-based loan for Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Programme.
Pillars Go Top After Rangers Draw In NPFL
Kano Pillars have taken charge of the Nigeria Professional Football League after a late strike by Junior Lokosa rescued a point for them at Rangers in a 1-1 draw on Sunday. Full story here.
FG Vows To Rescue 110 Missing Dapchi Schoolgirls
The Nigerian government has confirmed that 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical School, Dapchi, are missing after an attack on their school by Boko Haram. Click here for more.
Anambra Teacher Marries Sister, Says It’s Divine Instruction
A mathematics teacher in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe has married his sister and claimed it was a divine instruction.
Two Koreas March Apart In Pyeongchang
The two Koreas marched behind their own flags as the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics came to an end with a colourful and cold closing ceremony.
Jim Iyke Reveals Why He Can’t Marry Rita Dominic
Nollywood actor Jim Iyke has revealed he cannot marry Rita Dominic because she is not the kind of person that hangs out a lot.
Buhari Must Resign Over Kidnap Of Dapchi Girls – Fayose
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has restated his call for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, citing insecurity and economic problems in the country. Read the full story here.
That’s the concise roundup of top Nigeria news headlines this morning. More news headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.