News Headlines Mar 26, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 26, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
INEC server: Secondus kicks as APC wants PDP leaders arrested for ‘illegal access’
PDP, Fayose hail verdict as Appeal Court nullifies Zamfara APC primaries
PDP candidate, Bala Mohammed, defeats Bauchi governor
Building marked for demolition collapses in Lagos
APC must have its way in the leadership of National Assembly – Oshiomhole
Wema Bank faults ICPC report on Ehindero’s trial
Ethiopian Airlines still believes in Boeing despite crash – CEO
Offa robbery: Court grants defence request to examine cause of suspects’ injuries
Groups threaten to sue INEC over Okorocha’s certificate
Ondo court sentences man to death for killing girlfriend
PDP candidate, Bala Mohammed, defeats Bauchi governor
Command arrests three for killing nurse in Enugu
Metering is your responsibility, NERC fires back at Discos
Bauchi: Gov Abubakar congratulates Bala Mohammed
INEC to issue Sanwo-Olu’s certificate of return Friday
Tipper driver crushes truck conductor to death
Police rescue abducted Delta girl in Nasarawa
Family kicks as vigilante shoots Ogun resident dead at night
FG should rehabilitate slain NSCDC officer’s family – Idoma group
Police rescue six-year-old girl allegedly sold for N100,000
Woman, 75, detained for standing surety for son that jumped bail
Hard work, belief gave us AFCON ticket – Amuneke
Fan dies during AFCON match in Harare
U-23 AFCON: Five-star Osimhen fires Nigeria past Libya
Tanzanian president rewards players
GOtv to air Nigeria, Egypt clash
Akpeyi, Onuachu to start against Pharaohs
NYSC’s biometric clearance system’ll curb corruption – DG
Plant biotechnology can help achieve SDGs – Obembe
We’ve stamped out cultism in UNIPORT –VC
Ibadan Poly gets new rector
Improve teachers’ welfare, Provost tells FG
‘We’ll help you to fulfil your dreams’
Rock pioneer Scott Walker dies aged 76
Music is taking the bulk of my money, says singer Waje as she shares frustrations
Mental health approach crucial for combating non-communicable diseases
Google enrols 12 African start-ups into accelerator initiative
Rising PoS transaction failure worries bank customers
NITDA launches portal for indigenous IT companies
Editorial: 2019 budget: Avoiding past legislative pitfalls
Why Nigerian universities are graduating illiterates
PIGB: Saving Nigeria from NNPC
The silent rage of air pollution in Nigeria
Building Collapse: Govt’s role beyond condolences

The Nation
Kano rerun: Remain calm, PDP urges supporters
Zamfara: Appeal Court has vindicated us, says Marafa
Polls: Domestic observers rate Plateau high in peaceful, orderly conduct
Kano re-run: Observers’ group tasks aggrieved politicians on peace
Buhari moves to prevent National Assembly hijack
Literary icon Gabriel Okara dies at 97
Offa robbery: Court refuses post-mortem of dead suspect
Two feared injured as another building collapses
Rivers AAC governorship candidate alleges threat to life
Kagame, Disu urge alliance for Africa’s digitalisation
Breaking: Bala Mohammed wins Bauchi guber race
N1.3trn public funds stolen in four years, says Magu
You are jittery, PDP tells APC, Buhari
Why I defected to PDP, by AAC governorship running mate
Kudos, knocks for rerun elections
Buhari receives minimum wage report
APGA: Buhari’s policies will stabilise economy
APC urges Police, DSS to invesitgate Atiku’s claim to access to INEC server
Ndume joins race for Senate President
‘Why I want to be Speaker’
Kwara: New dawn, new expectations
NGO calls for prosecution of electoral offenders
Lessons of 2019 elections
Atiku’s suit lacks merit, bound to fail- BMO
9th Assembly: Onyejeocha declares for Speaker
2020 ICC Cricket World Cup: Nigeria won’t add to number in South Africa – NCF
Qatar Open: Quadri, Omotayo get bye to next round
Osihmen shines as Nigeria U23 stun Libya U23 4-0 to qualify for AFCON 2019
Real Madrid budgets £240m for ‘Operation Mbappe’
Tide against commercial motorcyclists, tricyclists
Transcorp okays $2.5b for power sector
Air Peace gets third B 777
Pensioners seek support for FAAN
Samsung: tough driving HSE awareness in workers
Smart devices boost camera market, says Canon
Our father raped us for years, say daughters
Witness’ absence stalls Dane’s murder trial
Rape suspect seeks bail to write exam
IE sets up panel on disputed bills
Police rescue six year old child sold to ritualist
Ibadan Poly gets new rector, registrar
Police arrest two suspects over alleged murder of woman in Enugu
Kano rerun: Prosecute electoral offenders, observers tell INEC
Ortom’s wife expresses concern over menstrual health
71 percent of TB patients are affected by catastrophic cost, says FG
26 must-have things for NYSC orientation camp
Buhari, governors and state debauchery
Editorial: For better micro-credit
State independence

ThisDay
Buhari, Jonathan, Dickson Mourn Literary Icon, Gabriel Okara
9th National Assembly: APC Will Not Share Power With PDP, Says Oshiomhole
Court Adjourns Hearing on Rivers Guber Poll to March 28
Nigeria 2019: Have we learnt any lessons?
Victor Osimhen’s Hat-trick Sinks Libya in Asaba
Ahmed Musa doles out N4m to Olympic Eagles for four goals scored
Canon Launches New Range of Products in Nigerian Market
Bridgestone Opens Showroom in Lagos
2019 LAGOS INTERNATIONAL POLO
Abuja Almat Wins Majekodunmi Cup in First Attempt
Electrocuted Man in Nasarawa Not Our Staff, Disco Claims
Offa Bank Robbery Trial: Court Refuses Post-mortem Analysis on Corpse of Principal Suspect, Adikwu
Rivers AAC Deputy Guber Candidate Defects to PDP
EFCC: N1.3tn Stolen in Four Years
Herdsmen Kill Two Persons in Nasarawa
La Casera Deepens Market Penetration
EU Observers: Violence Marred Supplementary Elections
DATA PROTECTION AND DIGITAL REVOLUTION
Protest in Rivers over resumed collation
INEC Resumes Collation of Tafawa Balewa Guber Election Results in Bauchi
Ndume Writes Oshiomhole, Expresses interest in Senate Presidency
Appeal Court Nullifies Zamfara APC Primaries
Summit to Discuss Service Innovation
New Gas Commercialisation Plan Seeks to End Flaring in Three Years
Captain’s Day: Ikeja Golf Club Honours Winners
Qualification Matches for Euro 2020 Continue on DStv
Ronaldo Injured, Barkley Shines in England’s Win against Montenegro
EDITORIAL: CHALLENGES OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

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Daily Trust
Reps will continue to support biosafety agency — C’ttee chairman
WHO urges govts to scale up investments in TB care
Chidoka accused of sacrilege, suspended by Igwe of Obosi
Nigeria must think out of box to tackle security threats – Olonisakin
Ebonyi rice farmers to get N3bn loan
JUST IN: Buhari, Oshiomhole, 9 governors, APC Senators-elect in crucial meeting
Bauchi governorship: INEC begins regeneration of Tafawa Balewa election results
Nigeria needs N10trn infrastructure bond to curb deficit – Fashola
Shun vindictiveness — Ganduje urged
Search for new Kano speaker begins
Observers adjudge Plateau election fair, orderly
Nigeria thrash Libya, reach final round of U23 AFCON qualifier
Onuachu to make full Nigeria debut against Egypt
Garba Lawal delighted by U-23’s spanking of Libya
Mortgate rate must be below 10% to spur housing dev’t – Aliyu
Failed POS transactions: NIBSS, banks move to tackle delayed reversals
Forex: Again, CBN intervenes with $268.60m, CNY39.09m
‘Over 10,000 beneficiaries get FCT scholarship’
Board clamps down on illegal farmers
Women with disabilities empowered in Abuja
Re: The judiciary: Matters arising
Success and the dividends of stubbornness
Anthropology of fabricating electoral results: How the Kano outcome might have emerged
Buhari, Atiku and Nigeria’s future
US: Trump triumphant after being cleared of collusion
ISRAEL: Military strike Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket hits house
CONGO: Ebola epidemic exceeds 1,000 cases
Police arrest 113 suspected cultists, recover 8 vehicles, in Anambra
NSCDC seizes 2 trucks with 66,000 litres illegally refined diesel in Edo
Security man bags 9 months imprisonment for theft of A/C compressor
Editorial: That riot act to parents
On the realities of spurring employment via technology – Part III
Hamonise minimum wage for quick assent – TUC tells NASS
Nigeria to eliminate chemical fertilisers in agriculture, says Ogbeh
College provost warns students on cohabitation
Success’ videotape: Lady to receive N500, 000, car gift
Bida Poly to introduce additional degree programmes
Linda Ejiofor, Ibrahim Suleiman mark Tinsel’s 2500th episode with special dinner
Tobi, CeeC spotted at dinner after BBNaija Reunion episode
5 Kannywood veterans still on screen
Enforce basic safety, hygiene in water factories, expert tells NAFDAC
Water Day: ‘52.7m Nigerians have no access to water supply’
CAM Bill 2018 and legal reforms to drive Ease of Doing Business
Colloquium in honour of Prof Nwosu holds August 17
You can’t know it all
Ajimobi appoints principal officers for Ibadan Poly

The Sun
Minimum wage: Buhari pledges speedy action on technical report
Zamfara: Appeal Court nullifies APC primaries
Rivers: AAC deputy gov candidate dumps party for PDP
Sokoto guber: 342 votes margin’ll remain evergreen -Tambuwal
Bauchi guber: INEC declares PDP winner
Lawan, Ndume declare for Senate presidency
APC won’t share power with PDP – Oshiomhole
We’ve complied with FG’s policies on accountability, transparency – Buratai
Idoma group condemns killing of NSCDC officer
Kidnapping: How editor’s daughter was rescued
Offa robbery: Court refuses post mortem analysis of dead suspect
Marafa praises Appeal Court’s nullification of Zamfara APC primaries
APC demands PDP’s probe over alleged access to INEC server
FXTM gets licence from FSC
NASCON posts N4.4bn profits; pays 100k dividend
How we plan to handle 600m PoS transactions this year –Ajao, acting MD, NIBSS
Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria attains 1,200 days on no lost time injuries
Nigeria needs N10trn infrastructure bond to curb deficit –Minister
INEC shifts date for issuance of certificates of return to Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat
Alleged vote-buying: ANRP guber candidate threatens to drag Emmanuel to ICC
The Success Adegor story
Scrap supplementary polls now
Long wait for Nostradamus
2019 polls: The real winners are found in Akwa Ibom
Manipulated elections and Nigerian judiciary
Buhari’s victory: Obiano, Umahi & Ndigbo
FG celebrates new peak of 110,724.93mwh as Discos bemoan revenue loss of N1.4trn
We’ll soon reveal why Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed –Ethiopian Airlines
Air Peace alleges discrimination by aviation regulators
Lagos Building collapse: Another avoidable tragedy
Buhari, Atiku and Nigeria’s future

Tribune
BREAKING: PDP’s Bala Mohammed Wins Bauchi Governorship Election
9th Assembly: Female Lawmaker, Onyejeocha, Shows Interest I
Nigerians In UAE, UK Now To Enrol For NIN ― NIMC
Senator Wamakko, APC Candidate Did Not Call Me ― Tambuwal
No One Was Trapped In Collapsed Lagos Building ― LASEMA
Segun Awolowo demands feedback from SMEs on past intervention programmes
Fayose hails Court’s nullification of APC primaries in Zamfara
Tafawa Balewa results: INEC begins regeneration, collation of results
Ibadan NSE boss laments spate of building collapse
I was going to run away during collation of Oyo election results ― REC
Buhari mourns literary icon, Okara
Success’ videotape: Lady to receive N500, 000, car gift
‘Nigeria’ll continue to seek aid from developed countries except…’
NURTW tussle: Oyo Artisans appeal to Auxiliary, Ejiogbe to eschew violence
Appeal court verdict: Zamfara govt urges party members to remain calm
How Our Father Defiled, Raped Us, 2 Sisters Tell Court
20-year-old applicant docked for allegedly stealing native attire
Man, 28, docked for allegedly stealing motorcycle
2 sisters docked for allegedly inflicting injuries on tenant
NBMA Fully Backed By National Assembly ― Chidoka
ACAI, GIZ/SEDIN organise training for 35 lead farmers to boost cassava…
Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development ― ECA
3,050 entrepreneurs win 2019 TEF entrepreneurship grants
How Buhari’s Popularity Won Election For APC In Jigawa
Emergence Of Graduate Artisans
Why Nigeria is still grappling with providing water for all
Crans Montana Forum: Morocco creating pathway for Africa’s future —…
What do you think could be done to correct the ills of 2019 elections?

Leadership

NASS LEADERSHIP: APC Settles For Gbajabiamila As Govs, Senators-elect Meet PMB
Yari, Others To Lose Seats As A’Court Voids Zamfara APC Primaries
Trump Declares Exoneration After Muller’s Report
France, Germany Hold Joint Parliamentary Session
2 Russian Military Planes Land Near Caracas, Venezuela
My Government Has No Cabal – Tambuwal
PASAN Kicks Over Delay In Appointment Of New NASS Commission
‘APC Was Robbed Of Victory In Imo’
Stanbic IBTC Promises Gender-balanced Workforce
GE Partners YTF To Boost Nigerian Tech Start-ups
AFICTF Unveils 2-year Development Plan For Digital Inclusion
ZIFA Confirms Fan’s Death At AFCON Match
Djokovic, Isner Through To Miami Open 4th Round
Musa Splashes Cash On U-23 After Libya Thumping
Success’ Videotape: Lady To Receive N500, 000, Car Gift
Singer, Waje Set To Quit Music, Nigerians React
Nigerian Elections And The Military: Between Facts And Fiction
For A Stable 9th House Of Reps
As Al-Bashir Moves To Reunite Sudan
Nigeria’s Healthcare System Struggles Amidst Dearth Of Doctors
LASUTH To Partner NGOs On Free Surgery For People Suffering Heart Diseases
EDITORIAL: VAT Increase Now Will Be Counterproductive
We Should Prune Number Of Political Parties Before 2023 – Moghalu
Return Of Spoken Word
The Utility Of Legislature’s Ranking Rule

The Guardian
Zamfara governor seat may be vacant as court nullifies APC primaries
‘Once result is announced, only tribunal, not INEC, has legal right to cancel it’
Confusion in Rivers AAC, APC as Yeeh defects to PDP
El-Zakzaky, wife’s trial suffers setback as court adjourns case indefinitely
Buhari gets minimum wage panel report, promises prompt action
We’ve sustained Akunyili’s legacy by wiping out fake drugs, says NAFDAC
Shettima raises panel over child prostitution, abortion in Maiduguri prison
Health minister, experts decry rising cases of Tuberculosis in Nigeria
Two injured in another collapse Lagos building
‘Nigerians will see a different Super Eagles against Pharaohs’
Ronaldo injured as Portugal held by Serbia
Amuneke is a good risk taker, says Adepoju
Sterling calls for stadium bans as racist abuse overshadows 5-star England
Infantino, African football presidents confirmed for NFF awards
France cruise past Iceland in Euro qualifying
Conspiracy, betrayal bane of Southwest PDP in 2019 elections
How 2019 polls dim prospects of a better electoral process
APC chieftain faults Emerhor for claiming Omo-Agege’s poll victory
The low turnout problem
Building a long lasting business
Editorial: The presidency, CBN and productive economic reforms
Reversing a mismanaged economy
Making Nigeria business-friendly
The Success Adegor story
‘Tax reforms hold $72b in extra revenue for Nigeria, others’
Nigeria Customs Service rakes in N1.4 billion at Seme border
Boeing tests new software for embattled B737Max planes, meets customers
PWC canvasses simpler tax process for enhanced compliance
Court decides veracity of accused confessional statement April 11
Passage of 2018 CAM bill in sight as reforms boost friendly business environment
Once it cannot be said who signed a process, it is incurably bad, can’t be remedied by rules of court
Synagogue Church foundation passed soil test, witness says
Civil service struggles amid innovation
Dangote Refinery inaugurates skills acquisition programme
Basin authority empowers 1,000 youths in Ogun State

Vanguard
A-Court sacks Gov-elect, all APC candidates in Zamfara
Military abused our electoral process – Ola Makinde
Appeal Court ruling on Zamfara: We’re studying judgement- PDP
EU EOM commend INEC
Ita Faji Collapse: Architects’ Council, Others Call For Urban Renewal Scheme In Lagos Island
We Need Extra N142bn For New Terminals, FG Tells Senate
Lawyer Alleges Detention Torture Of Female Police Officer
NCDMB, NLNG Sign Train 7 Nigerian Content Plan, To Create 10,000 Jobs
Ondo Killer-Boyfriend Of HND Student To Die By Hanging
Accountability Lab Holds 2019 Challenge In Partnership With Canada, Oando
Senate Presidency: Buhari Meets APC Senators-Elect, Govs
Nigeria Loses N302bn To Gas Flaring In One Year
Shell, UBA Sign $200m Contractor Support Fund
Ugwuanyi Embarks On Pre-Contract Inspection
BNC Issues 14-Day Ultimatum To NIFOR Over Headship, Petitions IG, Others
NASS Leadership As APC’s Sword Of Damocles
Dealers Association Moves Against Motorcycles’ Theft In Ika
HEI Presents Welfare Items To Kirikiri Medium Prison Inmates
Group Faults Suspension Of Airhiavbere
Conquer Poverty By Planting Bamboo, Ayade, Monarch Tell C’River Villagers
Research: Sc & Technology Ministry Presents N20m Grants To 4 Academies
Court sentences killer boyfriend of an HND student to death by hanging
Senate Presidency: Ndume writes APC leadership, declares interest
Kano Supplementary polls, scandalous – Obi
Three-storey building collapses in Lagos
The internal conspiracies that destroyed Delta APC – AVM Ajobena
Adeleke: How tribunal judgment upset emotions in Osun
This election has embarrassed Nigeria — Sen. Okon
Nigeria vs Egypt friendly: Balogun, Onuachu to face Pharaohs
Ighalo is AFCON 2019 qualifiers’ top hit man
NIGERIA VS EGYPT: Akpeyi, Ezenwa to keep for Eagles
U-23 AFCON Qualifiers: Osimhen scores hat-trick, as Nigeria beat Libya 4-0
Qatar’s Barshim, Nigeria’s Edward motivate me, says 2018 NSF high jump bronze medallist
Reckless sex? You might as well put your teenage girl on the pill!
The nightmare of coping with a teenage girl who’s tasted the forbidden fruit!
When it’s the wife who always throws punch!
Intrigues of paternity issues
DJ Cuppy dazzles fans again with newly acquired N75m Ferrari Portofino
Kano re-run: Kannywood celebrates Ganduje’s victory
Nigerians react to Waje’s video on moves to quit music
NCDMB, NLNG sign Train 7 Nigerian Content Plan, to create 10,000 jobs
2 sisters docked for allegedly inflicting injuries on tenant with razor blades
Ministry doles out N20m to 4 academies
Conquer poverty by planting bamboo, Ayade, monarch tell C’River villagers
Muslim group sues internet giants over NZ massacre video
HEI presents welfare items to Kirikiri Medium Prison inmates

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