Guardian News Archive for February 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Coronavirus: Lafarge says persons who had contact with Italian isolated

Assange's UK extradition hearing paused until May

Uber, Bolt, others may soon have to pay thousand of dollars in fees to Lagos State

Coronavirus: Lagos provides updates on Italian's movement in Nigeria

Nigeria braces as coronavirus hits megacity Lagos

Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Nigeria not prepared for coronavirus, Senate warns

IFC announces $25million shared-risk facility for Nigerian bank’s customers

‘Why telecommunications services may not improve again’

17 bandits, others killed in fresh Katsina attacks

Arsenal knocked out of Europa League in dying seconds by Olympiakos

Guinea police clash with protesters days before referendum

Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims over coronavirus

Mushin: Inside Nigeria’s Untapped Leather Treasure

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Supreme Court’s verdict on Bayelsa is final

Mild drama as Monguno, Kyari meet in Aso Rock

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

Reps move for commission to develop South West

Apex court’s reviews in history

Reddington Hospital says no case of rumoured Coronavirus

Electricity consumers reject proposed tariff increase

Egypt's Sisi pays respect to ousted Mubarak at military funeral

Magu insist coronavirus is caused by corruption in new video

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Resign now, Reps tell service chiefs, NSA

Nigeria’s Eyimofe on world stage at Berlin Film Festival

Passenger revenue lost to coronavirus hits $29.3 billion

Tightening the noose on maltreatment of maid

NBBF will not beg overseas-based stars to play for Nigeria, says Ogunade 

FC Bulmaro to hold free football clinic at St. Francis School Idimu

Embarrassing crack in the presidency

Guinea postpones U-17 Women World Cup qualifier over legislative elections

My daughter chants Mo Salah songs to me, says Sterling

Gnabry stars as Bayern rock Chelsea

Gov. Ganduje orders arrest of street beggers in Kano

Egypt's toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

Monday, February 24, 2020

At public hearings, Yoruba leaders okay Amotekun

NDIC liquidates 425 failed deposit money banks, others in 32 years 

Controversial Supreme Court judgments redirect public attention to its image

Manchester City take fight to UEFA on and off the field

NSA absent as service chiefs meet Buhari, Kyari

Liverpool sink West Ham for record-equalling 18th successive win

Four killed in India clash ahead of Trump arrival

Iran denies virus coverup after claim of 50 deaths

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Governors to pick commissioners in restructured police force

Buhari condemns Garkida attacks, condoles with victims’ families

Kaduna government arraigns ‘fake’ doctor who worked in state hospital for 11 years

Worry over presidency, APC silence on alleged Monguno, Kyari rift

Three things we learned from the Premier League

Lazio on Juve's heels, Roma back winning in Serie A amid coronavirus lockdown

Lagos presents better accident statistics after okada ban

Trump advisor asserts seeing no intel of Russia meddling

Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua in Wilder rematch

Lampard puts VAR in dock after Lo Celso gets away with 'leg breaker'

Tyson Fury batters Wilder in TKO triumph in WBC heavyweight title rematch

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Why Buhari is not coming down hard on Kyari, Monguno

How N2.59b calibration aircraft failed, forced airlines to divert

Akinrinade: Buhari should widen his scope of security advisers

At 90, matriarch of Nigerian literature, Mabel Segun’s pen remains strong

Clash with MFM will be an emotional match, says Heartland’s coach, Ilechukwu

CS-SUNN extols Lagos government on nutrition budget lines

Should Imo people let sleeping dog lie?

Receiving end

Female Saudi Rapper Faces Arrest For Praising Women In Music Video

Giroud, Alonso back in favour as Chelsea sink Spurs

Nigerians to enjoy hourly train services on Lagos-Ibadan route soon - NRC

Friday, February 21, 2020

Why North opposes reprieve for insurgents

Vivien Shobo: ‘Women should be mindful of funding they accept so that it does not end up crippling their businesses’

Version 3.0… Rebirth Of Blackmagic

From despair to wail, Nigeria’s power sector remains in shambles

Joshua’s visit reawakens old memories in Awo’s Dynasty

Harry and Meghan to stop using 'royal' brand

Minister calls for more investments in cloud computing

Buhari calls for more patience over border closure

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Crisis as stakeholders reject amnesty for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists

Nigeria defends $500 million Chinese loan, troops on counter-terrorism

Court jails UNILAG ex-lecturer 21 years for raping admission seeker

Fury, Wilder set to thrill boxing fans

FG defends $500 million Chinese loan, troops on counter-terrorism

NIRSAL facilitates N102b to stimulate agric, creates 400,000 jobs

Group partners Lagos government on basic learning

How Bayelsa verdict weighs against Oshiomhole as Edo guber race draws near 

Towards an end to bilateral air bazaar

NAF destroys ISWAP hideout, neutralises insurgents in Borno

Martial grabs key goal for Man United in Bruges

'All-knowing' Oshiomhole destroying APC, says Muiz Banire

Leah Sharibu's mother meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

Focus on Paderborn, not Chelsea - Flick warns Bayern Munich

Barcelona use La Liga rule to sign Braithwaite

Lesotho PM to be charged Friday with murder of estranged wife

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Senate moves to enforce compliance with audit rules

Again, CAN, others allege persecution of Christians

FAAC distributes N647.3b as January proceeds to FG, states, councils

We did not appoint Amokachi technical director, says NFF

Trump 'offered pardon' to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears

Playing games - Part 2

Fashanu family hails Justin’s British Hall of Fame honour

Buhari replaces NDDC acting MD, enlarges board

Who Is Pop Smoke? 10 Facts About The Rapper

Leipzig leave Tottenham a Champions League mountain to climb

Oyo moves to embrace independent power supply

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Nigeria to kick off gas flare commercialisation from 45 sites

Nigeria loses N270 billion to palm oil import in three years

‘How British Airways abandoned over 300 Nigerians in Accra’

Vandalism cost may be passed to phone users

Government to kick off gas flare commercialisation from 45 sites

PGA Nigeria advises prospective pros on self-development

Gutsy Atletico given hope after surprise win over Liverpool

Israeli PM Netanyahu's trial to start March 17

Senate president wants security beefed up at NASS

Nigeria military burns homes after 'pirates' kill six

Lagos denies demanding operational licence fees from Uber drivers

Monday, February 17, 2020

Buhari presidency cracks

Telecoms firms fume as Boko Haram destroys masts in Yobe

Amaju explains Yobo’s appointment as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

Reconstitute fresh panel to review Imo guber poll verdict, PDP tells CJN

Minister warns tertiary institutions against flouting JAMB template in admissions

FCT traffic service nets over N3.5 billion IGR 

Kindergarten Klopp says Simeone's Atleti still a threat to rampant Reds

Queen Elizabeth II's nephew in latest royal marriage split

Man United stun Chelsea to close gap on top four

Barca deny criticising players, including Messi, on social media

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Controversy over severance benefits of UNIBEN ex-VC

Why we’re hopeful of removing Diri, by APC

Nigeria, other African countries’ debts raise new fears

NFF picks Asaba for Super Eagles versus Leone Stars AFCON qualifier

14 children among up to 22 dead in Cameroon massacre: UN

Ilaboya explains decision to sponsor Owan West Cycling Tour

COVID-19: Preventable, controllable and curable

Nigeria is dying

Ogun promises complaint phone line over alleged harassment of petroleum marketers

Ebony to sanction principals over unapproved WAEC, NECO fees collection

Don links national development to urbanisation

APC writes INEC, demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

City may lose 2014 league title if found guilty for financial misconduct

Revenge killings in Katsina State unacceptable, says Buhari

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Fears on oil find in North East

China toll leaps past 1,600 as new cases slow

We can’t make progress unless we elect knowledgeable, competent leaders — Moghalu

Yobo not qualified for Super Eagles job, says Laloko

Nigeria’s security system not working - Akinrinade

Team CIS is world school games’ second best

Lady Oyinkansola Abayomi: An Amazon, trailblazer

Abiodun lifts embargo on local governments’ accounts

Erdogan says Russia managing Libya war 'at highest level'

Mane strikes as Liverpool overcome Norwich to open up 25-point lead

West Africa bloc meets to solve Nigeria's border closure conundrum

US to evacuate Americans as virus cases rise on quarantined ship

Friday, February 14, 2020

Bayelsa burns, Diri takes reign

Why South West governors have not endorsed Amotekun bill

Ighalo not ‘credible’ enough to play for Man United, says Schole

‘Amotekun is a child of circumstance whose time is now’

‘It’s been 25 years since the Beijing platform for action, but women’s participation in political leadership remains abysmally low’

There’s need to harness the latent energy, wisdom of women in oil and gas industry’

Your habits determine your destiny

Why okada, tricycle ban should be sustained – Hamzat

Fifteen children killed in Haiti orphanage fire

PDP’s Diri sworn in as Bayelsa governor, sues for peace

Solskjaer backs Ighalo to make instant United impact despite 'quarantine'

China virus death toll nears 1,400, six health workers among victims

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Confusion as Supreme Court voids Lyon’s victory in Bayelsa

Nigerians in China seek evacuation over coronavirus

SEC mulls fresh recapitalisation for stock broking firms

‘AFN won’t allow bad elements to truncate Nigeria’s plans for Tokyo Olympics’

White House 'disappointed' in China's virus transparency

Street beggars: Begging in coat of many colours

Abiodun seeks emergency on federal roads in Ogun

Firm develops alert App against kidnapping, others

Police parade 6 for kidnapping, robbery, others in Katsina

Pentagon shifts $3.8 bn to Mexico border wall construction

Flutterwave launches operations in Rwanda

Man’s house set ablaze for killing 'cousin' in South Africa

Ighalo kept away from United ground due to Coronavirus quarantine

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Gunmen kill 21 in Kaduna as Buhari visits Borno

No privatisation of refineries, JV assets yet, says BPE

Inside the mess rocking Abuja varsity

Napoli beat Inter Milan to close in on Italian Cup final

At IGP security summit, South East governors embrace FG’s community policing

NDDC’s IMC alleges sleaze in contracts execution

IPOB threatens reprisals if security agents harass members at Kanu’s parents’ burial

Reps query NECO over alleged non-remittance of N7 billion

How Nigeria avoided being listened on by CIA

Letter bombs hit Dutch firms in 'extortion' bid

Boko Haram: Buhari arrives Maiduguri for 'sympathy visit'

ISWAP attack kills five Nigerian security personnel

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Presidency, Kukah clash over Buhari’s undeclared assets

12-year-old orphan commits suicide in Imo

Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, others trade blame over fresh bomb attack

Team Nigeria, Dare meet over Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games 

Senate threatens to sack evasive MDAs’ heads, rejects defence by proxy

Akwa Ibom Assembly inaugurates last member, urges commitment

Minister inaugurates panel for construction of N2 trillion Mambilla power plant

Okowa tasks public servants on good governance, leadership

History beckons - if Woods can reverse Riviera fortunes

1,115 children died from acute malnutrition in Borno in 2019 – UNICEF

Google Maps Is 15! Six Reasons I Love The App

Sudan to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes

Kenya mourns Moi with state funeral

Monday, February 10, 2020

Boko Haram kills over 10, destroys 18 vehicles

South West governors to sign Amotekun bill to law on Feb 14

Nigeria’s e-payment transactions exceed N590tr

Over 100 US troops suffered brain injury in Iran attack: Pentagon

NOC advises athletes on Coronavirus scare in Japan 

Tunde Bakare as the 16th president of Nigeria

ECOWAS unveils committee on Nigeria’s border closure

FG begins validation of mining operations

Amazon wants Trump testimony about huge Pentagon contract

Klopp approved £30m transfer for Chukwueze despite £55m release clause

Man bags nine years jail term for faking as a lawyer

Uber drivers protest as VIO clampdown intensifies in Lagos

Jihadists kill, abduct dozens in Borno

Sunday, February 09, 2020

How ECOWAS should spend anti-terrorism fund, by president

Investors still wary despite Finance Act’s facelift

Concern mounts over new Lagos physical planning, building control regulations

You have failed to perform, northern leaders tell Buhari

Leighton Saopolo wins Oba of Lagos Cup as Majekodunmi Cup takes center stage

Group urges Rivers assembly to pass 35% affirmative action policy into law

New date for Africa climate week in Kampala

Inter win thrilling Milan derby to move top of Serie A

Significance of Egungun in Yoruba Cultural History

Saturday, February 08, 2020

Opposition to FG borrowing N2t from pension fund grows

Blame NASS, not APC for failure to restructure – Fayemi

Kenyans dominate 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

How campaign funds disbursed in ‘two helicopters’ unsettle Kwara APC

Bolaoluwa Nerat Asaolu: Kid author, animal Lover

How LIMÇAF has changed visual narrative in Nigeria

Removing a skin tag at home is not recommended - Akinyinka

Experts caution FG on drive for cheaper fuel

Leverkusen deny Dortmund in seven-goal thriller as Bailey shines

Leeds lose again as Forest, Fulham and Brentford close in

Fresh gunfire at Thai mall after soldier kills at least 20 in mass shooting

Bale returns to Madrid squad, Zidane insists 'no problems'

Friday, February 07, 2020

Adadevoh shunned: How Nigeria risks Coronavirus!

Three more coronavirus cases found on Japan cruise ship

‘Institutional investors should not think twice before funding women…’

Nigerian athletes ‘divided’ over competitions in Akure, Ozoro

‘We must tinker with our political system to tackle our challenges’

CNPP calls for calm over PDP crisis in Enugu

Police arraign Nigerian singer, Iyanya, over alleged car theft

Cadbury launches new product, signs Phyno, Teni as brand ambassadors

Mixed reactions trail deregistration of 74 political parties

Aguero, Klopp win Premier League Awards for January

Malawi president appeals to keep job after court cancels his election

Global shortage of anti-virus masks: WHO chief

Kobe Bryant memorial set for Feb 24

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Confusion over Senate’s bid to review constitution

Trump confirms killing of AQAP chief in Yemen

Electricity tariff hike will push cost above 40%, MAN warns

When APC’s wound fails to heal in Ondo

NCP, others kick as INEC deregisters 74 political parties

Real Madrid crash out of cup as Sociedad edge seven-goal thriller

Joshua set for bout at Tottenham: promoter

More trouble for commuters in Lagos as government turns screw on Uber drivers

Witness no-show causes new delay in Lagos homosexuality case

Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Controversy over victims of Boko Haram attacks

‘Why U.S. attached conditions to return of $308m Abacha loot’

Ighalo must be mobile to succeed at Man United, says Adelabu

Community policing will end insecurity, says IGP

Southern, Middle Belt leaders raise the alarm over importation of weaponised drones into Nigeria

Why Reps demanded immediate sacking of service chiefs, by Gbajabiamila

Concerns over rise in gallbladder diseases

Ahly get chance to avenge CAF Champions League humiliation

Plateau Assembly wants law banning motorcycles in Jos enforced fully

Nike debuts new kits for Nigerian national football teams

Atiku slams Buhari over Boko Haram claims

US, Nigeria hope to resolve visa row soon

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Protests as Senate ignores AGF, okays N238.15b for customs

FAAN terminates Lagos airport toll collection contract a year after expiration

Why we launched new visa policy, by Buhari

Trump in State of Union speech: 'I keep my promises'

Buhari appoints Amokachi as Football Ambassador

Catholic Bishops endorse Amotekun

Wake up, Nigeria is drifting, Catholic bishops tell Buhari, others

Misjudge the critics at nation’s peril

Lorry crushes 5 in commercial tricycle to death in Yenagoa

How PDP crisis began — Oyinlola

90% of Boko Haram victims are Muslims - Buhari

Former Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi dead at 95

Monday, February 03, 2020

Buhari under pressure, meets with Lawan, Gbajabiamila over insecurity

PenCom blames irregular payments of benefits on outstanding accrued liabilities

Hong Kong confirms death of patient with coronavirus

‘Political matters have made Nigerian judiciary one of the worst in the world’  

Chinese government to work with Nigeria, others against coronavirus

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in ISWAP attack

Sunday, February 02, 2020

N3tr after, National Assembly library suffers neglect

Adeboye leads ‘prayer walk’ as Christians protest against insecurity

Enyimba beat San Pedro to qualify for quarterfinals

Why poor electricity supply may linger, by TCN

Why Nigeria won’t close borders over coronavirus, by minister, NIS

Ohanaeze youth leader alleges kidnap of 300 Igbo traders

Manipulators hate boundaries

London police shoot dead man after 'terrorist-related' stabbings

PSG win big again, but superstars Neymar and Mbappe leave Tuchel irritated

Gas explosion injures seven in Anambra

Djokovic beats Thiem in five-set thriller to win eighth Australian Open

Saturday, February 01, 2020

2019: Tough year for the judiciary

Stakeholders want government’s conditions met before re-opening

Brexit: Nigeria may benefit from new trade deals, changes in visa requirements, others

Attack, attack… Enyimba seek quarterfinal ticket in Abidjan

In Ada The Country, plight of women takes centre stage

Sure road to peace - Part 1

Mase Calls Out Diddy For "Exploiting" Artists With Publishing Deals

Man Utd and Wolves miss chance to close on top four

Nigeria says to 'work with US' on travel restrictions

Palestinian leader says 'cutting all relations' with US

China's isolation grows as virus toll reaches 259

Despite evidence, Lai Mohammed denies existence of 'social media bill'

U.S. blocks immigrant visa for citizens of Nigeria, five others

Friday, January 31, 2020

Temi Ajibewa: ‘A lot of women have no idea that tt’s possible to work from home, on their phones, laptops and make money’

‘Regulate us, don’t kill our means of survival’

‘As An Artiste, I Have Responsibility To Speak Of Things Affecting Nigerians’

Ighalo makes shock move to Man Utd in climax to quiet January window

‘With startups Africa, we want to unleash the power of African female entrepreneurs’

Lassa Fever: Seven cases confirmed in Bauchi

Lassa Fever claims life of pregnant woman in Enugu

NSCDC nabs eight suspects over illegal JAMB registration, vandalism

Australian open: Thiem battles Djokovic for title

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