News Headlines Mar 14, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 14, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Buhari, Ambode, others mourn as Lagos collapsed building kills pupils, others
FG, APC planning to use military to rig rerun elections – PDP
Take over operation of OML 11 from Shell, Buhari orders NNPC
Gunmen murder pregnant cop, DPO, two others in Edo
INEC lacks power to withhold my certificate of return — Okorocha
Naira gains marginally against dollar at parallel market
Bayelsa APC attacks Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo for anti-Sylva comment
BoI decries N5.81bn unpaid Omatek’s loan, seven years after
Senate minimum wage panel begins sitting
Supplementary election: CUPP accuses Kano of allocating N223m to councils
Lessons Ihedioha can learn from Okorocha’s ‘demolition’
Senate to debate militarisation of 2019 elections next week
N400m fraud case: Metuh fires SANs, hires new lawyer
Killings: Military begins aerial patrol, as el-Rufai imposes curfew on Kajuru
APC tells Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun to uphold progressive values
Undergraduate crushed to death on campus in Cross River
Court settles 33-year case, awards journalist $99,599, N3m
Court remands alleged Internet fraudster in custody
Family, Ondo NSCDC disagree over suspect’s death
New judge takes over Saraki’s aide fraud case
Two trucks collide in Anambra market, kill six
Senator wants court to stop INEC from giving certificate to Kalu
PDP asks INEC to declare Wike winner of Rivers poll
Naira gains marginally against dollar at parallel market
BoI decries N5.81bn unpaid Omatek’s loan, seven years after
Take over operation of OML 11 from Shell, Buhari orders NNPC
NNPC confirms recruitment of fresh graduates, others
Nigeria, India to expand $12bn bilateral trade
FG completes concession process for N6.68bn hydropower plant
Neymar risks Euro ban after ref rant
Ronaldo: King of Champions League
Anichebe slams West Brom for Moore dismissal
Lagos, Abuja to host FCV Gladiators camps
GTBank-Lagos polo: Machines, Tila Farms win
UFC champion Usman undergoes hernia surgery
How to clean headphones, earbuds
Editorial: Making CBN’s policy rescue of textile industry work
Time for us to be Nigerians, again
Yakubu, 2019 elections and electoral integrity
For politics of inclusion in Lagos State (2)

The Nation
I’ll win Kano gov rerun, Ganduje boasts
Kano rerun: I‘m sure of victory, says PDP candidate 7
Ekere, Akpabio, Etiebet blame INEC for ‘orchestrated loss’ in A’Ibom
12 feared killed, nine injured as armed men attack Kaduna community
18 die, 41 injured in Lagos Island building collapse
Police arrest Oyo Chief Whip over Olatoye’s assassination
Fed Govt bans operations of Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft
NCDMB rejects 1,494 expatriate quota
Gunmen kill DPO, expectant police officer, others
Buhari turns down oil spill detection agency Bill
Okorocha: INEC can’t withhold my Certificate of Return
Delta elections: PDP chieftain alleged Army’s involvement in malpractices
A’Ibom Assembly passes budget of N672billion
My accusers are those who wanted to buy me over – Igini
INEC vows to conduct free, fair gov rerun in Kano
Declare Wike governor elect now, PDP Rivers tells INEC
Witness’ absence stalls Akala, others’ hearing in N11.5b fraud suit
Awoniyi, Nwakali, Chukwueze hit Tunisia March 18
Joshua, Wilder to fight Nov or Dec – Hearn
Lagos Polo gallops off with Silver, Low Cup matches
Corona partners Headmaster Sports Academy for Easter Soccer Camp
Oshoala in new goal dance
2019 ITTF World Championships: Toriola to make 21st appearance in Budapest
Uk firm, Odu’a Investment to deliver Westlink Iconic Estate
Debt profile dominates budget 2019 debate in Senate
Prioritise mass housing development, Buhari told
National Park Service to establish marine park in Bayelsa
Ibadan DisCo upgrades services, urges customers’ cooperation
FMDA, FMDQ partner on derivatives workshop
Dad remanded for alleged sexual abuse of daughter
Man in court for alleged rape of girl, 16
Three face charges over MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile lines
Businessman gets N500,000 bail for ‘N1m fraud’
Housewife accused of stabbing worker
Sanwo-Olu’s victory well deserved, says APC chief
Court remands father for allegedly defiling daughter
Police to prosecute 18 suspects for ballot box snatching in Oyo
Education stakeholders set agenda for Buhari
Commonwealth lessons by pupils
Registration begins for Interswitch SPAK 2.0 competition
Bishop rewards technovation champions, school
23 challenged students get scholarship
Notes on Elections 2019

President Revokes OML 11 Licence, Transfers Operatorship to NNPC
Buhari Expresses Sadness as Lagos Building Collapse Kills Nine, Injures 64
Court Orders Ecobank to Forfeit N22.5bn over Airtel Shares
UK Reviews General Election to Determine Visa Ban
INEC explains additional challenges faced by observers Blame Buhari, APC for election inconclusiveness, says PDP
Nigeria’s Air Passenger Traffic Drops in Four Years
FG bans Boeing 737-Max air planes Approves N5.8bn for upgrade of airports
Police Arrest Oyo Chief Whip over Olatoye’s Assassination
Buhari: FG Working Hard to Reverse Mismanagement of Economy
12 Feared Killed, Nine Injured as Bandits Attack Kaduna Community
Explosives Kill Two Children, Injure Three in Borno
Finally, US Bans Boeing 737MAX Fleet
Group Backs Fayemi, Berates MURIC over Criticism of Appointments
We Won 72% of Contested Positions in South-west, Says APC Vice Chairman
INEC will Declare Wike Winner of Rivers Election, Says PDP
Demands military probe of Bayelsa election violence
Dogara, Sanwo-Olu Mourn Victims of Collapsed Building in Lagos
Imo Elders Council Felicitates with Ihedioha
Amnesty Office Advises Ambitious Politicians to Stop Smear Campaigns
‘S/East Must Work Hard to Take Power in 2023’
Inconclusive is the Name of the Game
Lalong : A Victory Delayed, Not Denied
Governor Amosun’s Candidate Eats the Humble Pie
MTN Nigeria’s Investment in Network Expansion Hits N2.5trn
Elumelu Urges Leaders to Prioritise Africa’s Development
Nigeria, India to Expand Partnership
NSE All-Share Index Gains 0.15% as Stock Market Rebounds
Pressure Mounts on Buhari to Sign Digital Rights Bill
Huawei Showcases 5G, SoftCOM AI Solutions at MWC19
NPFL: Lobi Moves out of Drop Zone with Defeat of MFM
Cycling: FG Agrees to Organise Maiden African Cup 2019
GTBank 2019 Lagos Polo: Machines, Tila Farms Make Winning Starts
Lagos, Abuja to Host Maiden FCV Gladiators Football Camps
Liverpool Beats Bayern to Complete Four English Teams in Q’finals
Agbakoba Legal to Begin Title Defence against Olaniwun Ajayi
Europa: Arsenal Aiming to Overturn First Leg Defeat by Rennes
Bernado Silva Signs New Five-year Deal at Man City
Setting Healthcare Agenda (3)
WOHD 2019: Pepsodent Advocates for Increased Awareness on Oral Hygiene
Foundation Champions Blood Donation, Debunks Myth on Female Participation
Nominations Open for 2019 Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards
Partners Support National HIV/ AIDS Programme in Nigeria
Dubai Tourism Set for Multi-city Road Show across West Africa


Reps To Tinker With Electoral Act Over Inconclusive Polls
FG Bans Boeing 737 Max Airplanes
12 Pupils Dead, 45 Rescued In Lagos Building Collapse
We Are Recruiting, NNPC Confirms Buhari Approves Constitution Of 2019 Presidential Inauguration Committee
Senate Okays Isaac Alfa As Kogi East Senator
INEC Will Declare Wike Governor-elect – PDP
Group Hails Buhari’s Plan To Probe 16 billion Dollar Failed Power Project Grounding All 737 Max Planes To Cost Boeing Billions Of Dollars
Amnesty Programme: 365 Days Of Dokubo’s Restoration Mission
Why There Is No Vacancy In Lugard House
The Youth Unemployment Challenge
Chronicling Post-Election Disputes In Nigeria
EDITORIAL: As The Rains Come
We’ll Prepare Well For World Cup — Falcons Coach
Rohr Eyes Slovakia-based Goalkeeper As Uzoho’s Replacement
CFN, CAC Seal Pact To Stage African Cup 2019
Ronaldo’s Hat-trick Soars Juve’s Share Value
Amnesty Office Inaugurates Vocational Centre In Ondo
Israeli Troops Kill Man ‘Armed With Knife’
ERGP: Fresh Vista For Inclusive Economic Growth
US’ll Lead Global Oil Supply Growth, Says IEA
STEP Woos Nigeria’s Youths To Agriculture
Chevron/NNPC Sign Gas Sales Agreement With Dangote
Lagos 2019: How PDP Fell To APC Again
APGA Governorship Candidate Heads To Tribunal
Kwara, Saraki And Post-Elections Issues
Allow Oyo APC Rep Inspect Election Materials , Tribunal Orders INECl
Amnesty Programme: 365 Days Of Dokubo’s Restoration Mission
Encounter With Repentant Boko Haram Members In Gombe
Why Africa Must Be Wary Of Big Polluters
The Youth Unemployment Challenge Hundreds Of Isil Militia Surrender In Syria
NEWS4 hours agoChina To Restore Venezuela’s Electricity
Ethiopian Airlines To Ground all Boeing 737 Max 8
UK Unveils New Tariff Regime Amid ‘No-Deal’ Brexit
Air Force Kills 33 Terrorists In Borno
Polls: Observer Group Lauds Army’s Professionalism, Discipline
ICPC Moves To Confiscate Civil Servants’ N264m Properties
Gunmen Kill DPO, DCO, 2 Female Policewomen

The Sun
FG bans Boeing 737 Max airplanes in Nigeria
Senators trade words over elections
Senate presidency: APC senators zero in on Lawan
27 die in Anambra accidents
‘Orji Kalu’s election as senator’ll bring development to South East’
12 dead, 40 rescued, scores still trapped in Lagos building collapse
Gunmen attack police station, kill DPO, 3 others
Police investigate Oyo House of Assembly chief whip over Rep’s murder
Minimum wage: Senator Adeola urges RMFC to review revenue allocation formula
New LUTH cancer centre begins operations May 1
Tension as lecturers pass no confidence vote in zonal chair
CSOs: South East deserves senate president or speaker
Gombe: Don’t get carried away by victory, chieftain tells APC candidates
Inconclusive election: Dogara has introduced religious politics to Bauchi -Danmaliki
I started business as bus conductor –Maduka, Peace Mass boss
Wells Carlton, Eko, Ibom Hotels, others win big at Nigeria Travel Awards
LCCI tasks BoI on loan disbursement to SMEs
Buhari appoints new directors for NSIA
Consumers hail Capri-Sun 100ml pouch size
Declare Wike governor-elect, Rivers PDP tells INEC
Zamfara guber: APGA rejects poll result, heads for tribunal
Polls: Corps members mistook gratification for honorarium—INEC
Abia North: Ohuabunwa still under police investigation
UK to sanction electoral offenders
Enugu guber: South East monarchs, workers congratulate Ugwuanyi
AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Duarte to officiate Nigeria, Seychelles clash
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
CAF’s Ahmed denied entry visa to US
Monaco, Schalke join race for Onyekuru
Oshoala on target in Barca’s 4-1 win
Massive turnout for Trophy 5-a-side football tourney
Using corn silk as medicine
Menopause: No cause for worries
Can lawyers, please, save us by serving just as counsel?
Getting around the elephant story
Fighting bribery and corruption in Nigeria: Mission impossible? (4)
Uncommon tale of two states
… As Balance of Payment rises $2.80m — CBN report
OML 11: Presidency orders NNPC to take over entire operatorship
Controversy in Senate over Nigeria’s rising debt
21 MDAs rake in N11.5bn in 2017
Gale of pre-election violence sweeps Osun
Day Moghalu, Onwenu, others set Lagos agog for Igbo culture
God ’ll use Buhari to restore Nigeria’s lost glory –Archbishop Ehindero

UPDATE: 41 Survivors Of Lagos Island Collapsed Building Hospitalised, 38 Names Released, 3 Unknown
BREAKING: Brexit: UK MPs Rejects ‘No-Deal’ Option
Outcry In Senate Over Nigeria’s Rising Debts
JUST IN: 279 Children Sexually Abused In Lagos In 2018 — Report
Gani Adams gets new aides
Court grants businessman N500,000 bail over N1m fraud
OORBDA trains, empowers 62 youths on entrepreneurial skills
Buhari presides over FEC
SDP commends candidates, asks Nigerians to consolidate gains of 2019 elections
Kwara pensioners set agenda for governor-elect
Our military must not be dragged into politics, says Olowu
2019 elections: Group holds rally in Lagos, says Nigeria’s democracy is being raped
Gov Umahi flays Ogbuorji over rumours of planned defection to APC
INEC must conduct rerun election in Abia North ― Senator Ohuanbuwa
How I missed flying in Pius Adesanmi’s ill-fated plane ― Prof Dasylva
JUST IN: Lagos recorded 134% increase in sexual abuse, domestic violence in 2018
Lagos building collapse: Buhari sympathises with victims’ families
JUST IN: UK expresses shock over Ita-Faaji, Lagos Island building collapse
We are not owing corps members ― INEC
Inconclusive election: Protest rocks INEC headquarters
EFCC re-arraigns former Intercontinental bank MD, Akingbola
Robbers arrested in Oyo govt secretariat
Sokoto govt commiserates with police over death of two officers
Police arrest 52 suspected thugs for electoral violence
We are trying to live within our means ― Buhari
UPDATE: Situation report on Lagos collapsed building ― LASEMA
Six fear dead as truck rams into market in Anambra
NSIA gets new executive directors, commits to more investments
Ethiopian air crash: FG bans Boeing 737 Max aircrafts
CSOs, observers urge INEC to prosecute staff involved in election malpractice
Election: Adamawa NYSC coordinator lauds corps members for neutrality
Cleaner In Court For Alleged Theft Of Employer’s Laptop
FG, India Collaborate To Enhance $12bn Biliteral Trade
NNPC to take over operatorship of oil mining lease
US Refuses To Ground Boeing 737 Max Aircraft
British lawmakers reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal for second…

The Guardian

Eight killed, 37 rescued in Lagos building collapse
MTN IPO to be executed in two phases amid row with FG
Outrage in Senate at rising debt profile
EFCC re-arraigns Saraki’s aide, Makanjuola, others
FUOYE dons pass vote of no confidence in ASUU zonal chair
Witness reveals how Akingbola allegedly bought London property for £9.7 million
Senate gets petition against AIG, others over polls crisis in Akwa Ibom
‘25m Nigerians living with chronic kidney disease’
Adeyanju dumps Charly Boy’s OurMumuDonDo Movement
Juve bought me to win Champions League, says Ronaldo
Joshua’s camp announces breakthrough in talks with Wilder
Football community gathers in Ibadan as Taiwo Ogunjobi begins final journey
Messi proves too much for Lyon as Barcelona reach Champions League quarters
Mane double breaks Bayern to send Liverpool through
Juventus shares soar after Ronaldo hat-trick rescues Champions League
Harrowing tales of how Ebonyi guber was won and lost
Rochas Okorocha faults Ihedioha’s declaration as Imo governor-elect
Umahi refutes alleged plans to dump PDP
Masari, PDP’s Lado trade words over outcome of Katsina gubernatorial poll
Facebook, Instagram Users Express Outrage After They Go Down
Editorial: Niger Delta amnesty project probe
Growth exchange rate it is!
Two easiest jobs in Nigeria
The future is pregnant
At a crossroads
Court reaffirms SEC’s oversight over public companies
CIBN, Ecobank collaborate on financial inclusion
Passengers avoid B737 Max planes as Boeing stock dips 12%
FSDH calls for urgent policy action to save economy
Repositioning tertiary education beyond TETFund intervention
Implications of forcing left-handers to become dextral writers
Traditional herbal remedies implicated in kidney failure
New NSIA-LUTH cancer centre opens to patients on May 1
25 cardio-healthy foods and prevention of heart disease
Sorrowful tales of people with kidney failure as morbidity, mortality rise

INEC’s REC Prof. Ezeonu has wrecked democracy in Imo State – Okorocha
Our expectations from Sanwo-Olu, others – Lagos residents
Oyo elections : We may challenge PDP’s victory in court – APC
Obi expresses concerns over Rivers’ election stalemate
Buhari Correcting Terrible Mismanagement
SSA Resigns To Protest Ganduje’s Refusal To Accept Defeat
TRIBUTE: Mike Angere Goes Home Today
N11.5b Fraud: Absence Of Witness Stalls Alao-Akala’s Case
Nine Dead, Scores Injured In Collapsed Lagos Building
2019 UTME Begins April 11, Says JAMB
Lagos Building Collapse: Don’t Allow This Incident To Repeat Again, Buhari Tells Ambode
Rivers Vendors Lament Dip In Sales Over Election Crisis
Second Term: Buhari Must Work Smarter, Not Harder
STEM: N7.5m Scholarship From Interswitch Awaits Outstanding Students
Amnesty Beneficiaries, Group Congratulate Buhari
Resisting The Assault On The Spirit Of Lagos
Lagos Doctors Urge Sanwo-Olu To Resuscitate 37 Non-Functional Health Care Centres
Plastic Firm Harps On Enabling Environment For FDI
Power Sector Suffers More Setbacks
Buhari To Open Enugu Intl Trade Fair Next Month
Rowdy session in Senate over elections
Amnesty office denies allegations of looting, vandalism
Tragedy foretold: Over 1000 buildings marked for demolition including tragic house
Minimum Wage: Senate Committee concur with Reps, approves N30,000
Building collapse: Lagos Deputy Gov visits victims at Marina General Hospital,
Outcry in Senate over $60billion Nigeria Debt profile
FG bans use of Boeing 737 Max 8 plane in Nigeria
Breaking: Gunmen attack INEC office, Police Station, kill DPO, 3 officers
We are recruiting, NNPC confirms
Umahi set to defect to APC before May 29 – Sen Ogbuoji
Suspended polls : Anxiety heightens as INEC holds back on Rivers
Amosun, Okorocha in dilemma after defeat of protégés
How Ihedioha won Imo gov election
I’m in Akwa Ibom to count ballots, not money — IGINI
Inconclusive Polls: How to resolve Nigeria’s latest crisis
I am not violent, please give me my certificate, Okorocha begs INEC
FIFA bans former Guatemalan FA boss Salguero for seven years
How Juventus shares soared after Ronaldo hat-trick
Zidane leads first session since return to Real Madrid
‘Ronaldo’s arrival had made Juventus one of the favourites …’
‘Magical night’: This is why Juve brought me – Ronaldo

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