News Headlines Mar 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
INEC fixes March 23 for gov run-offs in six states
APC govt does not wish Nigerians well, say Arewa youths
PDP biggest beneficiary of 2019 elections, says BMO
Ninth House of Reps: APC has 211 members, PDP 111
Ex-Madrid chief reveals why Mourinho was rejected
Lagos impounds 22 ‘Gokada’, ‘Maxokada’ motorcycles, 93 others …to prosecute 10 riders
Akpabio, Akwa Ibom PDP trade words over gov poll results
Atiku’s appeal: Opposition parties ‘leak’ names of panel members
We’ll abide by APC’s leadership choices – Reps caucus
We’re compiling reports on Nigerian elections – US
Former reps member arraigned for alleged electoral violence
Observer groups laud INEC for eliminating underaged voters
Investors lose N517bn in post-election trading
Boko Haram in disarray, fighters stranded – MNJTF
Onnoghen appeals against CCT’s refusal to rule on his objections
Opposition parties protest outcome of assembly poll in Ondo
Oyedele, 36, needs N15m for kidney transplant
Family kicks as man dies in Ondo NSCDC custody
Sexagenarian remanded for armed robbery in Lagos
Robbers shoot shop attendant, steal cash
Polytechnic graduate arrested for peddling drugs in Edo
EFCC arraigns woman for N21.9m investment fraud
Mechanic’s wife loses pregnancy after alleged assault by landlady, sons
Soldiers kill 55 bandits, rescue 760 from Zamfara forest
Akpabio, Akwa Ibom PDP trade words over gov poll results
We’ll abide by APC’s leadership choices – Reps caucus
‘Pick Senate President or deputy from Delta State’
Makinde alleges movement of cash from Oyo coffers
Investors lose N517bn in post-election trading
Don’t approve B737-Max in Nigeria, stakeholders caution NCAA
Nigeria records $2.8m balance of payment surplus
No plans to increase road worthiness certificate price – LASG
FG released N7.3tn for recurrent, capital expenditure in 2018 – CBN
FCMB introduces initiative to drive SMEs growth
Ex-Madrid chief reveals why Mourinho was rejected
Solskjaer appointment imminent as United dangle £8m deal
AFCON: Broadcasters fault TV rights bidding process
McGregor arrested in Miami
Europa League: StarTimes to air Chelsea, Arsenal ties
Final burial rites for Ogunjobi commences
Couple films themselves raping children
Don’t create more tertiary institutions, lecturers tell Buhari
Private varsity graduates perform better during recruitment —Don
Shun social media, administrator tells students
Iyanya lied that I cheated him – Ubi Franklin
Your action is despicable, Toyin Abraham tells MC Galaxy
Over 30 documentary films for screening at iREP Film Festival
Rebecca Omordia back in Nigeria for more thrilling performances
Jussie Smolett’s case hurt by ‘misinformation’ —defense attorney
El-Rufai, Uba Sani will host my hair-cutting to mark Buhari’s re-election —Actor
AHAPN presents challenges, aspirations to PSN president, seeks support
Mixed reactions greet bone marrow transplant for HIV patients
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Symptoms, causes, treatment (2)
‘Health insurance still best option for quality healthcare delivery’
NHEA calls for nominations for healthcare awards
Editorial: Police lynching, sign of descent into anarchy
Weaponisation of tribalism
For politics of inclusion in Lagos State (1)
Tackling Nigeria’s plethora of violent conflicts
Much ado about 2019 inconclusive elections

The Nation
Kano rerun: I‘m sure of victory, says PDP candidate
Ekere, Akpabio, Etiebet blame INEC for ‘orchestrated loss’ in A’Ibom
Ajimobi to election losers: Embrace peace, prepare for next election
AD’s Salis rejects Lagos gov elections, alleges irregularities 5
PDP dominates Bayelsa Assembly with 17 seats to APC’s four
APC, PDP boast ahead of March 23 extra elections
Ethiopian Air opens condolence registers in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Enugu
Senate opens debate on Budget 2019
‘Onnoghen down with high BP, toothache’
Troops cut Boko Haram’s supplies
Senate opens debate on Budget 2019
Oyo police hold suspect in Olatoye ‘Sugar’ murder
Nigerian Navy, 30 others for multinational sea exercise
PEN Nigeria dedicates poetry festival to memory of Prof Adesanmi
APC thanks Lagosians
Lagos PDP: what next for Agbaje?
February 23 elections in Akwa Ibom: A reporter’s diary
New strides in entrepreneurship
Wema Bank, Songversation With Aramide partner
Stanbic IBTC grows net profit by 54% to N74.4b
FCMB unveils SheVentures for SMEs
Court affirms SEC’s regulatory oversight on public firms
ECOWAS Bank to raise 25b francs in Q1
City Beats
No plans to increase cost of road worthiness certificates – LASG
Man docked for absconding with N200, 000 loan
Helen Paul bags PhD
Iyanya, Ubi Franklin exhume old rift
Davido gifts personal assistant Mercedes Benz car
Desmond Elliot thanks constituency, political elders on re-election
Comedian I Go Dye congratulates Okowa
Editorial: Welcome compassion

ThisDay

Ishaku Imposes 24-hour Curfew on Jalingo as Celebration Turns Bloody
News in Photographs: Buhari Returns to Abuja
10 Years After, EFCC Reopens Erastus Akingbola’s Trial
THE NEW IDENTITY POLITICS IN LAGOS
Zimbabwe to Allow Foreign Platinum Miners Control Local Operations
UPMFB Disburses N1.1bn Loans to Customers
Providing Cleaner, Better World for Communities
Stable Operations Buoy Seplat’s Performance
THE CONTINUED LAWLESSNESS IN ZAMFARA
Allianz Nigeria Gets Positive Rating
Profits Continue to Rise for Insurers in United Arab Emirates
Leadway Capital Launches Online ‘Will Writing’ Platform
Linkage Assurance Pledges Improved Services
Omogiafo: Planning Important for Women in Work Place
MTN Launches New Smart Phone
Senator Adeyemo Congratulates Oyo Governor-elect
No Cheers In Abia As Ikpeazu Rides Opposition To Victory
Zimbabwe to Allow Foreign Platinum Miners Control Local Operations
UPMFB Disburses N1.1bn Loans to Customers
Providing Cleaner, Better World for Communities
Stable Operations Buoy Seplat’s Performance
Allianz Nigeria Gets Positive Rating
Profits Continue to Rise for Insurers in United Arab Emirates
Leave My Son Alone, Courtois’ Father Tells Madrid Media
Brazil’s Marta Recalls Her World Cup Most Memorable Goals
‘Chukwueze is Best Talent from Nigeria Since Mikel’
Gov Ambode Approves N10m for NOC Building Facelift
Alaba Boost for Bayern ahead of Liverpool Clash
Ronaldo’s Hat-trick Sends Juventus into Q’final
FC Porto Rejects Permanent Deal for Kelechi Nwakali
Owolabi Extols Ogunjobi’s Virtue
OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI
EDITORIAL: THE CONTINUED LAWLESSNESS IN ZAMFARA

Daily Trust
Rerun polls hold in Kano, Benue, 4 others March 23
Osinbajo heads presidential committee on policies, projects
Nigeria allays fears as more countries ground Boeing 737 MAX
CCT: Onnoghen absent, appeals decision on jurisdiction
Troops kill 55 bandits, rescue 760 abductees in Zamfara
2019 polls: Reps to revisit vetoed Electoral Act
INEC to hold inconclusive polls’ re-run March 23
APC confident of winning Bauchi re-run election
Aviation stakeholders seek temporary ban on Boeing 737 Max planes
Osinbajo heads presidential committee on policies, projects
Inconclusive polls ploy to alter results for APC – PDP
Bode George: Defections after polls sacrilegious
Ronaldo hat-trick leads Juve into quarter-finals, City destroy Schalke
Nigeria Professional Football League matches resume Sunday
Early goals wrecked us against Mamelodi Sundowns – Kone
FMBN pays N15bn refund to contributors in two years
Investors lose N120bn as equities continue free fall
Teenager bags six years imprisonment for stealing N6,000 phone, panties
‘Lagos has not increased price for road worthiness certificate’
Buhari and the task ahead
Plateau’s delayed, not denied victory
Kashim Shettima, turning challenge to opportunity
Letter to President Buhari
UNITED STATES Exam fraud: Desperate Housewives star charged
NORTH KOREA Election: Leader Kim Jong-un ‘not on ballot’
BRAZIL: 2 Rio ex-police officers held over politician’s murder
Poly graduate nabbed with cocaine, hemp in Edo
I didn’t kill my wife, she drowned in a stream, electrician tells court
Man bags 4 months jail term for obtaining money by false pretence
Editorial: Senegal’s peaceful election
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
WAEC: 124 inmates of Enugu Maximum Prison credit English, mathematics
Kannywood actor to cut his long grown trade mark hair for Buhari
Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal 2019: To be or not to be
Voter apathy and voter education

The Sun
Rivers polls: Soldiers barred us from collation centre –EU observer mission
… Obi expresses concern over brigandage
Buhari meets APC governors in Aso Rock
We’re closely monitoring events in Nigeria –US
Fireworks over inconclusive polls
INEC issues Kalu, 99 other senators-elect certificates of return tomorrow
INEC holds supplementary polls in Kano, 5 others March 23
Task force goes after ‘Gokada, Maxokada,’ impounds I15 motorcycles on restricted routes
Navy commences operations to check pirates, sea robbers
Gunmen kidnap Lebanese, kill Nigerian driver in Kano
Onnoghen’s high blood pressure stalls trial at CCT
Army kills 55 bandits, arrests 24 in Zamfara
9th Senate: South-East’s quest to produce Senate president
Ogun 2019: How history repeated itself
Group warns against abuse of state power in Rivers
Elections: Rivers PDP urges INEC to assert its independence
Private sector’ll now drive economy –FG
Appeal Court reaffirms SEC’s regulatory powers
PTML Customs makes highest monthly collection of N14.9bn
Registrar commends SON on dispute resolutions mechanism
Fake Titus fish flood Nigerian markets
Guber polls: Soldiers arrest ballot box snatchers, kidnappers in Rivers, others
PDP accuses APC of lying over victory claim in Akwa Ibom
Delta guber polls, free, fair –Observers
Ogun Assembly: APC wins 15 seats
Gov Ambode approves N10m for NOC building facelift
Ighalo: Eagles’ll work harder for AFCON glory
Rohr sends Scouts after Nwolokor
Awoniyi leads Nigeria U-23 attack against Libya
Stoke rests Etebo for Derby clash
UCL: Keita out of Liverpool vs Bayern clash
Everton hopeful over Onyekuru work permit
Quadri: I must redouble my efforts this year
AFCON 2019: Broadcasters fault CAF’s bidding process for TV rights
FIBA Basketball World Cup: D’ Tigers can hit the big stage in China 2019 –Diogu
Rohr defends Iheanacho, Mikel snub for Seychelles, Egypt games
GTBank Lagos Polo gallops off with Silver, Low Cup matches
Senate presidency: Imperative for true presidential governance
Access, Diamond banks’ merger: Pros, cons of ‘backing the stronger horse’
When the titan transcends to eternity!
‘Police’: Always plural verb
The place of divorce in both Old and New testaments (4)
Why I published Gasali’s idiotic reaction
Changing face of Abuja
Day youths talked freely about sex in Abuja
We’re facing hard times, commercial sex workers lament
Financial service shops, Abuja’s latest lucrative Venture
Deadly celebration: How Buhari supporters took Abuja by storm
Job scammers swarm on Abuja
Imo communities bemoan decade without electricity
Erosion: Nnewi community lives in fear
‘Bad market’ hits Onitsha traders
Imo community honours first daughters at ancient festival
Access, Diamond banks’ merger: Pros, cons of ‘backing the stronger horse’

Tribune
British Lawmakers Reject Theresa May’s Brexit Deal For Second Time
Elections: INEC Fixes Date To End Deadlock In Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi,…
Kajuru Attack: Community Leaders Narrate Ordeal, Say Death Toll Rises…
PDP Governorship Candidate Rejects El-Rufai’s Victory
Charms, Thumb-Printed Ballot Papers, Guns, Ballot Boxes Were Recovered…
Ilorin emirate union hails Saraki, congratulates AbdulRazaq, others
Industrial court strikes out N10m suit against Nigerian Breweries
UPDATE: Buhari, APC governors meet behind closed-doors
Rivers election: Ijaw alleges marginalisation
VAT: Lagos, Abuja generate N69.4bn of N83.2bn January revenue
No Boeing 737 Max registered in Nigeria ― FG
NSCDC officers allegedly torture man to death in Ondo
Uduaghan mourns victims of Delta boat mishap
Makinde receives LAUTECH Management, reiterates his promise
87.5% new members to make up 9th Oyo Assembly, APC in minority
Court Remands 2 For Stealing Cell Phone, N50,000 Cash
Technician docked over alleged break-in, stealing
BREAKING: Police arrest suspected killer of Temitope Sugar
How Far Can The APC Combatants Go This Term?
I joined politics to do more for my people —Akinremi, House of Reps…

Leadership

Atiku Vs PMB: APC, Opposition Parties Bicker Over Composition Of Election Tribunal
Inconclusive Polls: INEC To Conduct Rerun March 23
Senate Begins Debate On 2019 Budget Today
Senate Reforms Minimum Wage Committee
Plane Makes Turn As Mother Forgets New-born At Airport
INEC Announces Date For Certificate Of Return
INEC declares Hembe winner of Konshisha/Vandeikya Fed Constituency Time To Stop Needless Deaths Due To Elections
I Never Doubted Real Madrid Return — Zidane
My Neck Strain Is No Longer Issue — Woods
Osaka, Venus Through To 4th-round At Indian Wells
Wrestling: Adekuoroye Now 4th In Latest UWW Ranking
China Was Very Tough For Me, Mikel Confesses
North Korea Records 99.99 % Voter Turnout
US Withdraws All Embassy Staff From Venezuela
Ethiopia Crash: Singapore, Australia Bars 737 Max Plane From Airspace
Civil Disobedience By Religious Groups As Ticking Time Bomb
Katsina Deputy Speaker Wins Re-election
Mounting Disasters And Need To Regulate Real Estate Sector
ART Seeks Ban Of B737 Max From Commercial Operations
GENCOs Release 4,114 MW Of Power
Air Peace Emerges Best Airline At Nigeria Travel Awards
PDP Chides INEC Over Inconclusive Elections
How Governorship Election Was Won And Lost In Kaduna State
APC Lost A/Ibom Election To INEC, Says Akpabio
Adamawa PDP Asks INEC To Declare Fintiri Governor-elect
EDITORAL: Imperatives Of A Living Wage
Civil Disobedience By Religious Groups As Ticking Time Bomb
So, Nigeria Is Now The Highest Rice Producer In Africa?
MAAN Tasks Anchor Borrowers Beneficiaries On Loan Repayment Gunmen Kill Presidential C’tee Member
CSOs Advice ASUU Against Undermining FUOYE’s Management
Judge Orders Counsel To Produce NBC Boss, Kawu, In Court
9th NASS: Party Supremacy Will Prevail – Gbajabiamila
NOUN Trains Staff On Open Educational Resources
Residents Lament Low Turnout During Council Polls
Kuje Re-run: PDP Enjoins Supporters To Be Calm, Law-abiding

The Guardian
INEC fixes March 23 for extra polls in six states
Pressure mounts on U.S., Boeing to ground B737 Max
Weak Nigerian corporate performance depresses consumer goods earnings
British MPs resoundingly reject Brexit deal for second time
Task force impounds 23 Gokada motorcycles, to prosecute 10 riders
Senate begins consideration of N9 trillion 2019 budget today
Nwosu heads to court, wants ‘stolen mandate’ recovered
Court subpoenas NBC DG in alleged N2.5b fraud suit, EFCC docks man over N22m
No controversial Boeing 737 Max in Nigeria, govt clarifies
Preference for overseas-based players killing Nigerian league, says Shorunmu
Players arrive as GTBank Lagos Polo gallops off today
AFN warns coaches to pick team on merit
‘Chukwueze is the best talent from Nigeria since Mikel’
Bayern must be perfect to beat Liverpool, says Rodriguez
Interrogating the emergent forum of demystified godfathers
INEC’s inconclusive elections as technical weapon against opposition
Lagos APC, Agbaje express appreciation to electorate
Adamawa PDP asks INEC to declare Fintiri winner
Suicide Scare Sends Police To R. Kelly’s
The justice of karma and history
An economic development parable
Editorial: Why do political leaders avoid SDGs?
No to xenophobia, no to bloodshed
After 2019 presidential elections: What hope for us?
Is Buhari’s fresh thinking asking for trouble?
Questions that impugn Buhari’s victory
IMF moves against early retirement in developing nations
Nigeria, Iraq exceed cuts as OPEC achieves 79% compliance
Beverages manufacturers may hike prices to cushion new excise duty, competition
African Circle gets new patrol boats to curtail pollution
Automation threatens 51% of jobs in SSA
Mobile malware attacks doubles in 2018, as cybercriminals target Nigeria
MTN gets 16m new subscriber, unveils first feature smartphone
How technology can curb corruption, by experts

Vanguard
Group hails Ihedioha’s election as victory for Imo people
Those not satisfied with election results need not resort to violence – Group
Breaking: INEC holds supplementary election in Adamawa, Kano, Bauchi, Benue others March 23
Breaking: INEC apologises to NAF over wrongful accusation of Rivers polls disruption
Party Supremacy’ll Prevail Over Speakership —House Leader
Awaiting Kano Election Results: KAPEDI Urges Kano Politicians, Youths To Maintain Peace
Presidential Poll: CUPP Reveals Appeal Court Tribunal Members
AIGBOGUN: Seeing Rich People Get Broke, My Turning Point
Anambra Community Protests Ceding Of 8500 Hectares Forest Reserve To Individual
INEC Under 1999 Constitution: Election Of Transformation Leaders
Appeal Court Affirms SEC’s Regulatory Oversight Over Public Companies
INEC To Sue Peddlers Of False Allegations
We Are Afraid These Hostels May Collapse On Our Heads- UNN Students Living In Roofless Accommodations
FG Intervenes In Boundary Dispute Between Ebonyi/Cross River 3000 Ebonyians Displaced – HRH Dominic Aloh
Senate Begins 2019 Budget Debate Today
Sudan Terminal Deal With Philippines’ ICTSI Under Review – Bashir
Robbers Attempt To Board PIL Boxship In Gulf Of Guinea
Head Of IMO Commends Caribbean Maritime University
Suspended Polls : Anxiety Heightens As INEC Holds Back On Rivers
Maritime Stakeholders, Dignitaries In Benin For Greg Ogbeifun Mum’s Burial
Buhari meets seven APC Govs in Aso Rock
CCT Charges: Onnoghen fail to appear for trial over toothache, others
Inconclusive state polls: PDP, APC war over S-South states, Sokoto, Adamawa
Rivers guber poll: Army warns UK, others against interfering in Nigeria’s affairs
Isoko North PDP hails Okowa, Owhefere’s re-election
Gov Bello assures of more dividend of democracy
Masari promises inclusive govt, says no loser in Katsina
Amosun pledges not to abandon any project
Security breach: Ajimobi tells offenders to await consequences
Ronaldo hat-trick fires Juventus into Champions League quarter-finals
Breaking: Man City thrash Schalke 7-0 to reach Champions League quarter-finals
PSG win in first outing since Champions League nightmare
Keita out of Liverpool’s Champions League tie at Bayern
Bayern aim to use home advantage to bring down Liverpool
Can I learn to live with his philandering?
No guilt about being unfaithful
Our son’s wife threw him out and we want him out too!
My expectations were I was going to fail… – Nigerian designer, Amina Suinner
Onyeka Onwenu, others applaud outstanding performances of Hymntestants
Yaw, BigTimi, other influencers join #HealingInAPhone Twitter trend

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