News Headlines Mar 16, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 16, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
9th National Assembly: APC, lawmakers may clash over leadership zoning
Outgoing govs: EFCC monitors bank accounts of state governments
Scores trapped as three-strorey building collapses in Ibadan
Building collapse: Lagos to demolish 180 houses
DSS replaces Buhari’s CSO, sends him on foreign course
I never told any girl to go naked online for N50,000 – MC Galaxy
Why family members thought I’d drop out of secondary school –Helen Paul
Lagos resident beats up sergeant to evade arrest
Security guard remanded in prison over alleged murder
Imo governor-elect has no powers to issue directives to banks – Okorocha
Gov poll: Observers fault El-Rufai’s victory
Six policemen arrested over burning of registration centre
Offa bank robberies: Suspect alleges police killed Adikwu
INEC to receive report on Rivers gov poll soon
Supreme Court affirms interim forfeiture of another N2.4bn linked to Patience Jonathan
Scores trapped as three-strorey building collapses in Ibadan
Abductors free kidnapped Katsina gov’s mother-in-law
Writer demands N45m compensation from publishing firm over manuscript
Ogun cult clash: Police arrest 22 suspects for killing three persons
Kidnapper threatens policeman for rescuing naval officer, others
Gov poll: Hoodlums invade Nasarawa community, destroy property
INEC to receive report on Rivers gov poll soon
Ex-APC chief alleges threat to life by military
INEC to hold 32 supplementary National Assembly elections
Polls: Army probes alleged assassination attempt on Wike, misconduct by soldiers
Bad debt recovery: AMCON threatens to disengage AMPs
Lagos-Ibadan railway: Chinese contractors return to Nigeria after elections
Oil prices rise to multi-month highs
AGF warns MDAs against flouting govt’s integrated payroll directive
Mouka Foam increases sleep galleries
Inflation rate drops to 11.31% in February – NBS
Politicians induce criminals with hard drugs to cause trouble –Janga, Bauchi State CP
Apapa gridlock has made Nigerian products non-competitive –Ahmed, MAN President
No one can look down on me –Simon, humanitarian worker
I still have boxes filled with love letters my husband wrote me in the 70s – Phido Data
Agony, shock of my sister’s death made me study Medicine –Prof Oluwasanmi
There’s nothing like inconclusive election when selecting a new king in my kingdom –Oba Makama, Olowu of Owu Kuta
Real Madrid boss, Zidane, to count on Bale
Spurs face City, United draw Barca in Champions League quarter finals
FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers may face Argentina, Brazil
12 teams for MGI scrabble tourney
VAR to be used at Women’s World Cup
Atletico chief pledges support to Simeone
Baby drowns while mother chatted with friend
Mother kills 11-year-old daughter to prevent her from having sex
Woman suffers stroke during sex
Father trains dog to prevent daughter from using phone during homework
Lady reveals dating cousin after hiding it for years
Man gets over 15,000 birthday phone calls after sons erected billboard with number on it
I’m scared of my children’s future in Nigeria –Kemi Afolabi
Johnny Depp, ex-wife’s domestic abuse case gets even messier
People criticise me when I sing secular songs –Esther Igbekele
How Tope Alabi inspired my new movie – Biodun Stephen
Sickle cell and its idiosyncrasy
Endometriosis: Time to end the silence
The death of our loved ones has brought darkness into our lives – Parents, relatives of victims of Lagos building collapse
The ridicule we face even as decorated athletes in Nigeria – Dwarfs in sports
Despite our cries, INEC refused to make provision for us – Visually impaired voters
Our men can’t handle it…
Pius Adesanmi: Tribute to a benefactor
Election muddle and our soft power deficits
The art & science of asking
Can you truly love someone you are meeting for the first time?
Seven ways Couples can parent as a team

The Nation
PDP to INEC: declare Imo North senatorial result
Rivers guber: Our victory’ll be sweet, says Wike
Benue re-run: APC elders seek deployment of more security personnel
How political thugs killed 20-year-old in Bauchi
9th NASS: Epic battle brews in Senate
Building collapse: Lagos begins demolition of over 150 marked houses 1
Buhari poorer now than in 2015, says Osinbajo
APC, PDP take INEC to task
Jonathan’s wife loses another N2.4bn to FG
Why Buhari will get governors’ cooperation —Yari
Buhari won’t interfere with choice of NASS leaders, says Presidency
Ogun APC celebrates Abiodun’s victory
How APC won Zamfara elections in 24 hours, by Yari
Crush, bury PDP completely in Ekiti, Fayemi charges APC members
El-Rufai’s re-election: Kaduna women demands 40% representation in cabinet
‘Join hands with Fayemi to develop Ekiti’
Solskjaer insists United don’t fear Camp Nou test
Pep: Tottenham tie ‘is 50/50’
Respect Porto, Klopp warns Liverpool
Man City faces two-window transfer ban
UEFA Europa League quarter-final draw
UCL: Man. Utd draw Barcelona as Tottenham face Man. City in Quarter-Finals
AMCON to sack asset partners over N740b debt recovery
Move to IPPIS or face consequences, AGF tells MDAs
Dollar set for biggest weekly drop in three months
Online shopping in Nigeria, others may hit $75b by 2025
Shell sets carbon reduction targets
Hello Tractor, CTA partner to support small holder farmers
Obiano inaugurates farmers support initiative in Anambra
Man cuts his neighbour’s hand for failing to buy him cigarette
Man arraigned for alleged assault
I beat my wife because of disobedience, man tells court
My husband sleeps with our daughters – wife alleges in court
‘Discrimination against physically challenged kills faster’
WAEC de-recognises 13 schools, warns 56 others in Kogi
I will provide conducive environment, Rector assures
Southern Sun Ikoyi forges ahead
Kanayo celebrates Ihedioha’s victory
Donald Duke’s family celebrates
Minjin drops ‘Yanga’ video

Osinbajo Inaugurates Audit Committee on FG’s Policies, Programmes, Projects
Supreme Court Affirms Order of Interim Forfeiture of N2.4bn Allegedly Linked to Patience Jonathan
Gunmen Kill 40 People in Mosques in New Zealand
Collapse Building: More Tears as Lagos Hands Over Bodies to Families for Burial
Abia 2019: Testimony of Ikpeazu’s Leadership Prowess
Orji, An Uncommon Warrior
For Ugwuanyi, It’s a Social Contract Renewed
Mercedes-Benz Sells Over 150,000 Cars Worldwide in February
Biodun Stephen: I’m an Accidental Cinema Filmmaker
Hyundai Santa Fe Named Most Dependable Mid-Size SUV by J.D. Power
BMW Manufacturing Continues as Largest U.S. Automotive Exporter by Value
Lagos Motor Fair, 8th Autoparts Africa Expo Holds in May
All-new Toyota Corolla Hatch Makes a Striking Return
Adesua Motivates
Grace Amah: My Work Can Be On Social Media But Not My Private Life
Omawumi, Waje, Explore Nollywood Production with ‘She is’
Lagos, Coca- Cola Empower 300 Women
La Casera Hosts Stakeholders in Style
Nigeria and the Challenge of Voter Apathy
INEC, APC and Democracy
Pinnick Restates Africa’s Backing for 48-team World Cup
Biodun Stephen: I’m an Accidental Cinema Filmmaker
Faithia Williams Premieres New Movie, ‘Connection’, Launches Website
The Fun Begins on Africa Magic Urban with ‘Comedy Nites’
Segun Johnson: I Grew Up As Son of a Local Bread Seller
ROAD SAFETY ARTICLE: What to Know about Convoy 2


PMB Won’t Influence Emergence Of NASS Leadership – Presidency
Lagos Building Collapse: Woman Who Lost 2 Kids Commits Suicide
Patience Jonathan Loses Another N2.4bn To FG
Celebrities Launch Appeal Fund For Girl Sent Home For Non-payment Of School Fees
9th Senate: What Will Be The Place Of Shettima?
PDP Alleges Plots To Cancel Declared Results In Bauchi
My Life Under Threat, Bauchi LG Collation Officer Cries Out
Our Victory For March 9 Will Be Sweet – Wike
Bloodbath: Danger Signs For Common Humanity
Satisfying Clients Is Priority – Kasuwa
I’ll Help Iheanacho Fulfil His Potential — Rodgers
World Cup: We’ll Work Hard To Reach New Heights — Falcon Coach
BFN Applauds FRSC Over Employment Of Badminton Players
D’Tigers To Know FIBA World Cup Foes Today
Dubai Tourism Plans Multi-City Road Show Across West Africa
International Women’s Day: More Than Just Celebrating
Police Arrest 5 More Suspects Over Slain Oyo Rep
New Payroll System: AGF Threatens Action Against Defiant MDAs
Many To Die By 2050 From Water Pollution In Africa – UN
Offa Robbery: Police Asked Me To Implicate Saraki – Suspect
NESG Calls for Govt Policies To Drive Inclusive Growth
Lagos State Govt’s N4.85bn Environmental Note Not Listed On NSE
Jumia Files For $1.2bn IPO On New York Stock Exchange
US To Lead Global Oil Supply Growth Over Next 5yrs – IEA
Dissecting Cost Of Intra-party Crises For Kaduna PDP
You’re The Mole In APC, Uzodinma Tells Okorocha
Police Commissioner Unfair To Us – Kano APC
INEC Plans To Cancel More Bauchi Gov’ship Poll Results – PDP
Seyi Shay To Perform At Biosdale Of Canary Whale
Censors Board Rallies Youths Against Hate Speech
Nigerian Musicians Missing In Action
EDITORAL: Before The 8th National Assembly Signs off
Prof Seidu Mohammed, Mischief Makers And Limit Of Falsehood
International Women’s Day: More Than Just Celebrating
Supreme Court Readmits, Restores SAN’s Rank
FG Begins Audit Of Programmes, Projects
Yari Charges Govs To Cooperate With PMB
My Husband Raped My 16-year-old Daughter, Woman Tells Court
I Beat My Wife For Her Disobedience, Okadaman Confesses
‘Battle Against Child Abuse Is For Everyone’
KARAMU USMAN: US-based Nigerian Boxer

The Sun
Rivers APC crisis: Amaechi, Magnus Abe fight dirty over Buhari
6 policemen detained over burnt INEC centres in Ebonyi
Catholic Bishops fault outcome of 2019 polls
2019 Polls riddled with fraud – Cardinal Onaiyekan
Survivors’ tales
School building collapse: Tears, agony as Lagos releases corpses of 20 pupils, others for burial
Kajuru attacks displace 3,000 people –LG boss
Patience Jonathan to forfeit another N2. 4bn, Supreme Court rules
School building collapse: 20 pupils, others brought in dead to hospital –Lagos Govt
Building collapse: CDHR calls for coroner inquest
Chinese Embassy donates N10m ICT hub to Femi Adesina’s alma mater
Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun’s election excites Gov Oyetola
Guber poll: PDP cautions INEC against cancelling more results in Bauchi
Guber poll: UPP, Nsukka people congratulate Ugwuanyi
FG reads riot act to MDAs over non-migration to IPPIS
Boeing unveils world’s longest passenger jet
Major mistakes to avoid while investing in real estate
Lagos collapsed building: Nigerians lament loss of lives, property
‘Nigeria real estate funds can solve housing problems’
How APC won Zamfara polls – Gov. Yari
16th March 2019
Guber poll: Our election victory will be sweet –Wike
I’m being threatened, Anosike, Tafawa Balewa collation officer, alerts INEC chair
Kaduna guber poll: Most irregularities happened at collation centres – Local observers
Rohr hands Udoh late invitation for Seychelles, Egypt ties
… Injury rules Samuel Kalu out
Wilder rejects deal to fight Anthony Joshua
2019 NPFL-La Liga U-15 screening holds in Asaba, Kaduna
2018/2019 UEFA Europa League quarter-final draw
Ogunjobi’s remains for burial today in Ibadan
Onazi in Italy for rehabilitation
Barca, Atletico continue title race live on SuperSport
Dream Team doctors lied against me – Baruwa
World Cup Draws: D’ Tigers in Pot 7 alongside Senegal, New Zealand, Angola
Europa League Draw: Arsenal battles Napoli
Tottenham faces Manchester City in Champions League quarters
How I’m coping with my broken marriage –Yvonne Jegede
Celebrities launch appeal fund for girl sent home for non-payment of school fees
Tiwa Savage to perform at Wireless Festival
7 Nollywood movies you can watch on Netflix
Actress Adesua Etomi makes Vogue’s 14 global superstars list
BBNaija to hold reunion for 2018 (S3) housemates
My mum’s spirit always watches over me –Oge Kimono, singer
Netflix grabs Nollywood film, Chief Daddy
Why I’m fond of playing lover boy roles –Alexx Ekubo
As Itsekiri lady, I know how to take good care of men –Lizzy Gold
Being a mum: How to help your child deal with disappointment
Who are your parents’ caregivers?
Jungle Justice
Why I want Imo election declared inconclusive
Married women and the imperative of HIV test
In the boardroom with the obi of Onitsha: 7 Habits of an effective board leader
‘Unlike Africans, Westerners respect time’
International women’s day 2019: …NGO unveils Step-By-Step To Gender Equality for Lagos women in informal and displaced communities
The untold story of my wealth
Murder in Lagos cathedral
Survivors’ tales 16th March 2019
ABU matriculates more than 13,000 students
Children’s Literature: $100,000 NLNG Prize up for grabs
What prophet told dad about me -Wura Samba, artiste

Daily Trust
49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings
APC removes giant broom at Abuja’s city gate
Second term: Osinbajo inaugurates audit panel on projects, policies
Many injured, others trapped as three-storey building collapses in Ibadan
Gov Masari’s mother-in-law regains freedom from kidnappers
JUST IN: Abducted Governor Masari’s Mother-in-Law regains freedom
Hypothermia: Kangaroo care to the rescue
Kano’s examplary choice
I visited Kaduna and couldn’t recognise my once-favourite state
‘Dad wants to support me in return for sex’
Second term: Osinbajo inaugurates audit panel on projects, policies
I won Rivers governorship election, says Wike
Governorship election: PDP raises alarm, says INEC planning to cancel results in Bauchi
I will reclaim my stolen mandate in Zamfara – PDP guber candidate
NPFL clubs groan again under congested fixtures
Zidane begins second coming with Real against Celta
Liverpool aiming to steal a march on title rivals City
Why we’re supporting women entrepreneurs – Ecobank MD
Naira gains against dollar at investors window
Dangote signs deal with Chevron Nigeria on gas supply
Collapsed building: Survivors will be treated for free – Lagos govt
AHF empowers Abuja women through skills acquisition, exhibition
Still on remedying the power sector
Serbia has no ties to Christchurch killer, foreign minister says
France repatriates orphaned children from Syrian camps
I beat my wife because of disobedience, man tells court
Man, 32, remanded for impersonating customs boss
35 persons arrested for drug offences in Anambra
Declare war on fall army worms
Nigeria farmer king goes for growth
Why FG should solve issues in new textile policy
AgNet to facilitate $3.4bn new agribusiness investments by 2023
WAEC de-recognises 13 schools, warns 56 others in Kogi
ABU matriculates 13,000 out of 40,000 applicants
‘Girls should get quality education’
My husband sleeps with our daughters – wife alleges in court
My husband raped my 16-year-old daughter, woman tells court
Dr. Fasua is new DG, Nigerian College of Accountancy Nigeria
Ericsson redeploys Rafiah Ibrahim as CEO advisor
COREN appoints new registrar

UPDATE: Rescue Efforts Ongoing At Collapsed Building Site In Ibadan; Police Say Casualty Figure Unknown Yet
BREAKING: 23 Trapped, 6 Rescued In Ibadan Collapsed Building,…
Rivers Governorship Election: Wike Calls For Calm,
BREAKING: 20 dead in Lagos Island collapsed building — Health Commissioner
ABU matriculates more than 13,000 students
Supreme Court restores SAN title of Kalejaiye, Oyinlola’s lawyer
World Speech Day: Watch your speech, psychologist advises
Market leaders urge President Buhari to create inclusive govt
Rerun: We can’t afford to slack up — Osinbajo
FG to re-construct grazing reserves ― Ogbeh
BREAKING | 2 days after Lagos Island tragedy: Govt begins demolition of marked buildings
Paul Emema, Behind the clouds Producer, dies at 52
LG chief urges youths to acquire skills, be labour employers
PPC candidate asks tribunal to cancel National Assembly election in Oyo
Provide evidence of me slapping your reporter, buying votes, Adewale threatens BBC with legal action
Supreme Court upholds FG’s seizure of N2.4b linked to Patience Jonathan
How elections slowed down Lagos-Ibadan rail project ― Amaechi
9th National Assembly: Buhari will not interfere in emergence of leadership ― Presidency
Offa robbery trial: I was asked to implicate Saraki ― Accused person
Celebrities launch appeal fund for girl sent home for tuition fees
Governors must cooperate with Buhari — Gov Yari, NGF chairman
Obiano inaugurates farmers support initiative in Anambra
2 brothers docked for allegedly possessing cell phone
My victory calls for more sacrifice ― Akwa Gov
Buhari surpasses other presidents on assent to bills ― Enang
Presidency inaugurates app to drive ease of doing business
Don’t cancel declared results in Bauchi, PDP warns INEC
Empower NGOs in fight against building collapse — Expert
FCTA sanctions approved land use violators — Director
Man, 27, docked over alleged certificate damage
Price of cooking gas increased in February ― NBS
Psychologist warns FG over minimum wage payment delay
ABU matriculates more than 13,000 students
Rerun: We can’t afford to slack up — Osinbajo
Obiano inaugurates farmers support initiative in Anambra

How APC won Zamfara elections in 24 hours, Gov. Yari explains
Declare Imo North Senatorial result now, PDP charges INEC
INEC under pressure to subvert Benue governorship rerun election in favour of APC – Benue youths
Bauchi supplementary election: Don’t tamper with already declared results, PDP Warns INEC
Guardiola Excels At Assembling Systems — Ronaldo Tears Them Apart
Offa Robbery Case: How Police Asked Me To Implicate Saraki – Suspect
Victor AD Shares Grass To Grace Story
Champions League: Heineken Shares Unmissable Moments With Fans In Port Harcourt, Enugu
Australia’s 2023 Women’s World Cup Bid Hinges On AFC Endorsement — FFA President
Ronaldo’s Hat-Trick Fetches Madrid £540,000
Locational Franchise And The Igbo Question In Lagos
Massive Turn-Out As Accreditation Begins For Trophy 5-A-Side Tournament
Osimhen Could Join AC Milan On A €15m Deal
UEFA Champions League: It’s City Against Spurs
Kalu To Miss Seychelles, Egypt Ties *As Udoh Replaces Him
FG To Re-Construct Grazing Reserves – Ogbeh
What It’s Really Like To Live With Endometriosis
Breaking: INEC Cancels Supplementary Elections In Bauchi, To Complete Process In Rivers
Battle Of The Godfathers In Ogun State
2019 POLLS : How INEC Rode The Storm In South-South
Osinbajo To Grace Nigeria Ghetto Awards
Buhari poorer than in 2015, says Osinbajo
Amaechi apologises to Nigerians over suspension of free Iju-Abeokuta train ride
9th Senate: Buhari will not interfere in the emergence of leadership – Presidency
Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect
Offa robbery case: How Police asked me to implicate Saraki – Suspect
Champions League: Heineken shares Unmissable Moments with fans in Port Harcourt, Enugu
Australia’s 2023 Women’s World Cup bid hinges on AFC endorsement — FFA president
Court dissolves 22-year-old marriage over lack of love
Victor AD shares grass to grace story
Osinbajo to grace Nigeria Ghetto Awards
Girl who won N50,000 for dancing naked wasn’t my doing – MC Galaxy
How Ubi Franklin frustrated me out of Made Men Music Group – Iyanya
Why Ogboru, Uduaghan, others must work with Okowa- I Go Dye
We are supporting women to unleash their potential – Ecobank MD
School feeding programme expands to more schools in Edo
Sanwo-Olu visits collapsed building site, meets victims at hospitals
Group urges President Buhari to sign digital rights Bill
AIGBOGUN: Seeing rich people get broke, my turning point

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