News Headlines Mar 12, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 12, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
PDP alleges fraud as INEC declares six states’ gov poll inconclusive
Soldiers stopped us from monitoring Rivers polls — EU observers
Osun herbalist’s son jailed for stealing pants
INEC omits Okorocha from senators-elect list
Edo Poly holds conference on recycling, recruitment
Ogogo: A dream cut short by eye injury
‘Ex-French president helped Qatar land 2022 W’Cup’
CBN to auction N89.5bn Treasury bills this week
Vitafoam shareholders approve N260.51m dividend payment
NSE, Meristem launch two style indices
Telecoms subscribers rose to 172.8 million –NBS
Access Bank signs $162.5m syndicated loan agreement
Broadband penetration rises to 32.34%
Ihedioha wins Imo gov elections
I will build mutual working relationship with 9th National Assembly – Buhari
INEC declares Kano Governorship election inconclusive
Declare me Rivers’ gov-elect, AAC candidate tells INEC
South-South APC rejects poll results, accuses INEC of conspiracy
APC controls Ogun, Gombe assemblies, six others, PDP leads in Cross River, Bayelsa
Three kidnapped INEC ad hoc workers released in Katsina
Ogun elections: Woman killed in crossfire as hoodlums, security agents clash
Produce defendant or serve jail term, court orders surety
Travel agent allegedly defrauds man seeking Qatari visa of N1.1m
Gunmen attack three Kaduna villages
EFCC arraigns man for stealing N3m
Election violence: 20 nabbed as residents flee Ondo community
11 dead in Brazil floods
Voter apathy: Presidential aide appeals to South-West leaders
Hoodlums responsible for inconclusive elections — Osun REC
Gunmen attack three Kaduna villages
Gov poll: Repeat of 1983 electoral violence looming, says CUPP
Abia SDP sacks state chairman
Access Bank signs $162.5m syndicated loan agreement
Broadband penetration rises to 32.34%
Edo Poly holds conference on recycling, recruitment
Arsenal say Lingard antics fuels revenge against Man Utd
Manchester United didn’t deserve to lose, says Solskjaer
Federer, Wawrinka to renew rivalry at Indian Wells
Don’t create more tertiary institutions, lecturers tell Buhari
Shun social media, administrator tells students
Be proactive during physiotherapy training, Don urges students
I only assisted, I didn’t write One for Tiwa Savage – Wale Turner
Homelessness and mental health
‘Low calories can reverse type-2 diabetes’
MTN to diversify into instant messaging, music streaming
43% cyberattacks target SMEs in Nigeria – Sidmach
Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Ekiti record least voice, Internet subscriptions
Microsoft opens data centres as cloud computing demand rises
Editorial: Now that elections are over
Why the ‘O to ge’ bird didn’t fly in Lagos
A note to power seekers
Buhari’s re-election: Matters arising
Voter apathy: Buhari has taken us back to Obasanjo days

The Nation
PDP clinches 19 of 24 Abia Assembly seats
Borno gov- elect pledges security, rebuilding, resettlement
PDP’s Ashiru rejects Kaduna gov results, heads to court
Onaiyekan decries killings, says election not a battlefield
Breaking: INEC declares Benue guber election inconclusive
Ihedioha declared Imo governor-elect
Polls inconclusive in Kano, Benue, Sokoto, three others
CCT orders daily proceedings in Onnoghen’s trial
MTN chief faults AGF on $2b tax demand
Investigators recover flight recorders of Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-8 Max
Polls inconclusive in Kano, Benue, Sokoto, three others
The new governors-elect in Southwest
Politicians, not INEC, should carry the can
AAC candidate is kidding, says Wike
February 23 elections in Akwa Ibom: A reporter’s diary
Lagos PDP: what next for Agbaje?
Lagos Speaker Obasa felicitates Sanwoolu, Lawmakers over victory in Lagos
Ogun ANRP gov candidate congratulates Abiodun
APC rejects suspension of electoral processes in Rivers
Real Madrid reappoints Zidane as coach after sacking Solari
Chelsea fans nostalgic dream Drogba return at 41
Nigeria Migrants Forced into Prostitution in Russia
2020 NSF: Obaseki explores more centres to host games
Gundogan hints on end of season Man City Exit
Taiwo Awoniyi: Secrets of my goal scoring form with Mouscron
Oil nears $67 on Saudi’s export cuts
Bi-Courtney alleges N250b loss on 36-year concession
Ayine is AU Board external auditor
OVH Energy deepens penetration in aircraft fueling
Huawei unveils Y7 Prime phone with AI camera
Cisco: dearth of cyber security personnel hits Nigeria, others
Falana seeks removal of trailers from Apapa road
Judge’s absence stalls SAN’s trial
US returnee faces N22.6m fraud charge
Nasarawa: Police to investigate murder of man on election day
Elkana takes over as new Lagos Police PRO
US returnee charged with N22.6m car deal fraud
Lagos launches *6820# to report domestic abuse, others
Oyo sets up committee on proposed Oke-Ogun University
We’re committed to 2019 MoA with FG, says ASUU
Comedian I Go Dye congratulates Okowa
NFVCB raises young ambassadors against hate speech
Editorial: Curbing cybercrime

INEC Declares Kano Election Inconclusive
Police Confirm 16 Killed in Kajuru Community Attack
Rivers Monarchs Ask INEC to Declare Verified Governorship Election Results
I’ll Reclaim My Stolen Mandate in Court, Says Katsina PDP Guber Candidate
Rivers Elections: Wike, Biokpomabo Appear Before INEC Fact-finding Committee
• AAC candidate wants commission to declare him winner, redeploy REC •
APC Rejects Governorship Election Results in South-south States
Otti, Ogah Reject Abia Guber Election Result
Tambuwal Urges INEC to Declare Winner of Governorship Election in Sokoto
Ahmed: FG Must Implement Policies to Improve Income of Ordinary Persons
NEITI: Unearned Income from PSCs May Fund Mambilla Plant, Others
So, Nigeria is Now the Highest Rice Producer in Africa?
American Firm Appoints Nigerian to Drive Expansion into West Africa
Expert Seeks Conducive Environment for Waste Business
Police Arrest Kano Dep Gov, Commissioner over Alleged Disruption of Election
• PDP warns against manipulating guber election results
Nigeria 2019: Notes from the Field
Suspension of Election Process Aimed at Frustrating My Victory, Says Rivers AAC Guber Candidate
*Accuses INEC of colluding with PDP
INEC Declares el-Rufai Governor-elect
Zidane Reappointed Real Madrid Coach, Solari Sacked

Daily Trust
PDP, APC trade words over INEC decision in Bauchi
Kano police boss hero of 2019 elections
Results snatching: Police clear dep gov, detain commissioner, council chair
Hegemony politics swept from Kwara – Lai Mohammed
Elections: How many votes did governors score?
I look forward to mutual working relationship with 9th N/Assembly – Buhari
Why we didn’t shoot Kano dep gov, commissioner – Police
I want to leave legacy of free, fair elections – Buhari
‘Remove subsidy, adjust electricity tariff to expand economy’
Yobe Card Reader records among 5 top best in Nigeria – REC
IPAC, CUPP urge INEC to restart results collation in Rivers
APC wins Kaduna, Borno, Zamfara as PDP takes Cross River, Delta, Imo
Ronaldo carries Juve hopes against Atletico
Nwakali receives call-up to Nigeria U-23 squad
How 11 DisCos piled N348bn electricity debt in 10 months
Local bourse losses N107bn to extend negative run to 4th consecutive trading session
BDCs pledge support for CBN’s financial stability agenda
‘Lagos has not increased price for road worthiness certificate’
Female lawyers march to mark Int’l Women’s Day
AMAC, Abaji, Gwagwalada bosses win re-election
Massive turnout that upset politicians
DSO Nigeria jinxed again!
Nigerians can’t be expected to ‘live within your means’
Pius Adesanmi: Tribute to a benefactor
Ethiopia: Flight recorders recovered from plane crash site
Algeria: President Bouteflika drops fifth term bid
Iran: Rouhani seeks Iraqi help to mitigate US sanctions
Teenager bags 6 years jail for stealing female underwear in Osun
Three killed, as police nab 22 suspects over Ogun cult clash
Clergy remanded for allegedly attempting to kill housewife
Editorial: Mass failure in WASSCE
Onset of Lent
On the realities of spurring employment via technology – Part I
NCS advises FG to prioritise digital dev’t
GSA sounds 5G security warning
Non-binary Nigerian nominated for a women’s fiction prize
Michael Jackson statue removed from museum following abuse claims
Kannywood’s 7 youngest stars
Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal 2019: To be or not to be
Voter apathy and voter education
Court okays WAEC officer’s dismissal over exam malpractice

The Sun
INEC declares Adamawa, Benue, Plateau, Kano guber polls inconclusive
INEC removes Okorocha’s name from list of elected senators
I look forward to good working relationship with 9th NASS –Buhari
Imo guber: Ihedioha coasting home to victory as Nwosu kicks
Rivers monarchs ask INEC to declare guber poll results
Rivers guber polls: Army sets up panel to probe soldiers’ interference
…Declare me winner in Sokoto – Tambuwal
FG to sync NIN with new passport
Gunmen killed 16 in Kaduna –Police
Tribunal reserves ruling on Onnoghen’s application till final judgment
Polls: HURIWA makes case for military
Polls: Corps member who died in Ondo boat mishap buried in Akure
Presidential poll: Don’t dismiss Atiku, Yakasai warns Buhari
…Group tasks Oba of Benin on use of Edo youths as thugs
Okowa to Ogboru: Join me build Delta State
Nigeria’s active mobile subscribers hit 172m in Q4 2018 –NBS
Anxiety grips aviation industry over safety of Boeing 737MAX aircraft
We’ve brought global competitiveness to hospitality business –Wells Carlton
FG urged to improve Ease of Doing
NSE denies listing Lagos State Municipality Note
I was confident Lagosians’ll choose courage over fear –Sanwo-Olu
Oyo guber: Ajimobi congratulates Makinde
Ogun: I’ll run all-inclusive govt, says Abiodun
APC’s majority seats in Osun Assembly’ll fast-track rapid development
UDP rejects Enugu guber, assembly polls
How I escaped death at collation centre –Chidoka
Serena retires from Indian Wells
Premier League Top Tackler GW 30: Ndidi outshines Matic, Ramsey
I feel great scoring again –Chukwueze
Zidane set for Real Madrid return
Muhammed makes Team of the Week in Croatia
Etebo resumes training with Stoke City
Guardiola: Man City teenagers in Champions League
Chukwumerije bags world Taekwondo educator certification
Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup: LOC meets over new final date
France 2019 Women’s World Cup: NFF gets N173m FIFA grant for Super Falcons
Everton battles to keep £20m Onyekuru
CAF lists Nigerian among 29 referees for U17 AFCON
The menace of military involvement in our elections
Widespread violations mock general election
Winning within the system
Tale of two slaves
Udom Emmanuel: God in crisis
Remedying the power sector
DR Congo’s ex-war lord sues ICC for $75m
How Greek passenger narrowly missed Ethiopian Airline doomed flight
Autism not a death sentence – Akran
War in Ivory tower

BREAKING: INEC Declares Kano Governorship Election Inconclusive
South-South APC Rejects Results Of Governorship Elections,
BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspected Killer Of Temitope Sugar
Nigeria Needs Sweeping Electoral Reforms ― EU Election Observation…
BREAKING: Algerian President Withdraws Bid For Re-Election
JUST IN: APC’s Idris wins Zamfara governorship election with 534,541 votes
INEC declares APC’s Zulum winner of Borno governorship election
INEC declares Benue governorship election inconclusive
Ajimobi congratulates Oyo gov elect, Makinde
Oyo APC congratulates Makinde, thanks voters, party members
Assets declaration: CCT defers ruling on Onnoghen’s motion on jurisdiction
Polls: Bad election cannot lead to good governance ― Onaiyekan
INEC declares Brass constituency 1 election inconclusive
Inconclusive polls: INEC boss acting APC’s script ― PDP
Seyi Makinde should avoid politics of retaliation ― Oseni
Umahi’s achievements made way for his reelection victory in Ebonyi, Okorie says
East Africa conferences: Ethiopia to launch 2nd national Electrification programme
BREAKING: Passenger dies aboard Delta Airlines en route Lagos
Sokoto: We accept INEC verdict in good faith, APC Guber candidate
Akeredolu hails Ondo people over poll conduct
Famurewa congratulates newly elected Osun APC Assembly members
Group congratulates Seyi Makinde, Oyo governor-elect
‘Oyo’ll reclaim lost glory with Seyi Makinde’s victory’
Minister receives draft bill on Executive Order 5
Ogun: ANRP gov candidate, Omoniyi, congratulates Dapo Abiodun
Ondo NYSC mourns, buries corps member who died during House of Assembly election
We are yet to take delivery of ten Boeing 737 Max 8 ― Air Peace
My victory, a referendum on progress that started in 1999 ― Sanwo-Olu
I’m for free, fair elections ― Buhari
I have fought a good fight ― Gboyega Isiaka
My victory divine says Abiodun, Ogun gov-elect
HealingInAPhone: SeekMed offers quality healthcare services with new mobile app
Nigeria pushes for reforms in Commonwealth
Bauchi PDP rejects INEC’s declaration of guber election inconclusive
Pope appoints Archbishop Kaigama as Bishop of Abuja
Ethiopian Plane Smoked And Shuddered Before Deadly Plunge — Report
Sanwo-Olu Must Correct Ambode’s Mistakes – CDHR
Political apathy in Nigeria
Presidential election petitions: The past, the present…
Presidential election: Carrying the integrity test?
ITF To Enroll Trainees On Professional Certification In Computer
Shell spends $5m on projects in Nigerian Maritime University


INEC Decides On Bauchi, Kano, Rivers, Sokoto, Others Today
Onnoghen: CCT Orders Day-To-Day Trial Zenith, GTB Refund N1.126bn To Customers
Taraba: INEC Ask To Change Collation Officer
Zinedine Zidane Replaces Santiago Solari As Real Madrid Manager
INEC Declares Kano Polls Inconclusive
Election Suspension: Don’t Tamper With Rivers Guber Results – APC Tells INEC
Gov El-Rufai Re-Elected Governor Of Kaduna State
Emefiele And The Stakes At CBN
NAF Hits Terrorists Vehicle, Logistics Infrastructure In Borno
Police Arrest Commissioner, Kano ALGON Chairman
EDITORIAL: Banks And Non-performing Loans
Gov Ishaku Imposes Curfew On Jalingo
Rivers Poll: Wike, Awara Appear Before INEC Fact-Finding C’tee
Black Box Recovered From Crashed Ethiopian Airline, UN Mourns
Zamfara Politics And The Yerima Factor
aDSO Nigeria Jinxed Again !
The Menace And Effects Of Drug Abuse
127 Countries Adopt Legislation To Regulate Plastic Bags
Aero Contractors Introduces New Routes, Increases Fleet
Oil Prices Appreciate On Falling US Drilling Activity
NCC Lists Hazards of Non-Type Approved Handsets and Devices
Adamawa APC Faults Result
PDP Kicks Against Borno Gov’ship Poll Result
Polls: Sokoto APC Gov’ship Candidate Calls For Calm
Aggrieved Corp Members Drags INEC To Court
Zinedine Zidane Replaces Santiago Solari As Real Madrid Manager
Alba Sign New FC Barcelona Deal, Urges Messi To Follow Suit
Talking Points From Premier League Weekend
Top Seeds Djokovic, Osaka Roll At Indian Wells
Sanwo-Olu Bags First Assignment Nigeria Boxer, Ajagba Defeats Opponent In Just Two
Nigerians React As Desmond Elliott Wins Re-Election
Rapper, Mz Jazzie Claim Nigeria’s Female Rap Throne
EDITORIAL: Banks And Non-performing Loans
Will South-East Produce Next Speaker?
Black Box Recovered From Crashed Ethiopian Airline, UN Mourns
Zamfara Politics And The Yerima Factor
Kano Police Boss Hero Of 2019 Elections – Atiku’s Associate
FOI: Lawyers Urge Supreme Court To Expedite Hearing Of Appeals
Army Kills 55 Bandits In Zamfara
Candido Signs N8.416bn AMAC 2019 Budget
‘Buhari’s Re-election Will Strengthen Nigeria’s Democracy, Unity’
C’River: Ayade’s Road To Re-election
Telecom Development And E-Waste

The Guardian
Controversy over inconclusive polls in opposition strongholds
Crash of Boeing 737 Max triggers safety concerns
U.S., EU decry election management in Nigeria, urge reforms
18 rescued, four still missing in election day boat mishap in Delta
Lagos denies hiking price for road worthiness certificate
Nigerian dies aboard Delta Airlines flight from U.S. to Lagos
More tears, encomiums for Adesanmi
Ishaku imposes dusk to dawn curfew in Taraba State
NBA alleges voters’ inducement, intimidation by security agencies, thugs
Midas touch Zidane in Real Madrid relaunch
Bayern Munich train in snow for Liverpool
Heineken shares UEFA Champions League moments with fans in Port Harcourt, Enugu
IAAF reduces Diamond League events in 2020
12 teams for MGI scrabble premier league in Nigeria
Football in China good for Nigerian women, not men, says Mabo
Abiodun says too early to think of probing Amosun
Polls aftermath and sportsmanship
How Kaduna REC’s unstable posture fuels poll fraud allegations
Oyo poll: Hon. Akintola congratulates Seyi Makinde, Oyo Indigenes
Save The Date As Apple Introduces Netflix-Like Streaming Service
The justice of karma and history
An economic development parable
Editorial: The Torankawa solar power testimony
Time to sign off public writing
Why Atiku ‘lost’ the presidential elections
Election 2019: Calm after the storm
Why the giant of Africa matters
Index sheds 0.9% amid persistent bearish sentiments
An economic development parable
NSE, Meristem partner on indices focused on value investment strategies
Sterling Bank woos travel agencies to industry expansion
The justice of karma and history
‘Head of judiciary should have immunity against prosecution’
NGO sues AGF over contract award
Group urges accountability on corporate rights violations

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