News Headlines Mar 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Our decision on Lawan final, PDP’s votes unnecessary – APC
Why we can’t serve Buhari petition — PDP, Atiku
Cs of return: Zamfara APC, gov-elect, others write INEC, head for S’Court
My post-election resolution is to avoid controversies – Sanusi
How not to save poor Nigerians
No incentive to increase power generation, say Gencos
Nigerians spend N767.23bn on airtime in three months
Fake estate agents defraud newly-wed couple, pastor of N3.9m
Agege flyover of anguish
Proprietress to pay N25m to pupil made blind by flogging
Dokpesi accuses Buhari of being a parasite
Egypt coach happy despite defeat to Eagles
Poor funding of Auditor-General’s office, boosting corruption – Senate
Makinde denies animosity towards Ajimobi
APC and the lessons not learnt
Truck kills Ogun pupil as thug drags steering wheel with driver
Suspected Fulani gunmen kill ex-air force man, driver in Edo
Killer of ex-Ondo deputy gov’s daughter sentenced to death
Court orders remand of businessman for alleged N218m scam
Police nab four herdsmen for kidnapping Catholic priest
Two-year-old girl goes missing from MFM church during service
Two pupils paraded for cultism in Edo
My post-election resolution is to avoid controversies – Sanusi
Pre-election suits: How Constitution’s 4th Alteration dashed politicians’ hope
40,998 voters to decide Adamawa next gov today
PDM candidate asks tribunal to void Buhari’s victory, order fresh poll
Borno gov-elect unfolds agenda
Kwara PDP passes vote of confidence in Saraki
Lawyer threatens to drag NNPC to court over recruitment
FAAN targets N101.6bn revenue in 2019
Electricity: TCN, Discos bicker over request to break monopoly
FG, states, LGs share N619bn
Injured Ronaldo returns to Turin for tests
Okowa boosts Eagles with $60,000
Ikpeba for Zenith Principals’ Cup final
Omeruo targets switch to Leganes
Halep moves closer to reclaiming World No. 1 spot
Editorial: Raising VAT to pay salaries
A review of 2019 budget proposal for agriculture

The Nation
We won’t challenge Kano rerun elections, says CUPP
AbdulRasaq promises not to discriminate against opposition
Ugwuanyi, deputy, others receive Certificate of Return
APC may boycott Thursday’s supplementary election in Adamawa- Official
Senate president: Buhari, APC leaders pacify Goje
Fed Govt, states, local govts share N619.857b
Verdict on Osun governorship poll cannot stand, says Aregbesola
Tinubu is pillar of democracy, says Buhari
Ex-deputy governor’s daughter’s killer sentenced to death
FEC approves N1.4b for DPR building design
Atiku, PDP get tribunal’s nod to serve Buhari through APC
APC: why we picked Lawan for Senate President
We were all consulted, says Senate spokesman
I’m not owing any bank, Okorocha insists
Governors-elect, others receive certificates of return
Private clinic where baby died not registered
Non-issuance of Certificate of return: Okorocha is on his own, says APC
ITEL sensitises keke riders on safety
We’re ready for Adamawa governorship rerun, says INEC
Tinubu: A kingmaker at 67
Rivers AAC’s deputy chairman defects to PDP
ASUU, FG resume discussion on 2009 agreement
Kwara PDP passes confidence vote on Saraki
INEC presents certificate of return to Okowa
Super Eagles 70 % ready
Delta proud of football fest –Ebie
Okowa boosts Super Eagles with $50,000
Adekuoroye, Oborududu lead 14 others to Tunisia
NPFL: Nwagua’s brace lifts Pillars over FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Bayern Munich complete record breaking Hernandez deal
NNPC recruitment enters second phase
USTDA satisfied with Eko Refinery&Petrochemical
Lagos to clamp down on ‘crazy’ automobile users
FCDA, firm row over 500Mw power project
Shell: why we signed contractor support fund with banks
‘We are partnering to ensure power supply’
Four held for police officer’s death
Abducted policeman found dead in forest
Girl ‘raped to death’ in Enugu
Man remanded for allegedly defiling minor
Group for launch Saturday
Teenager, two others charged with robbery
‘We’re committed to moulding pupils for development’
Success sparks revolution in Delta education sector
Provost hails TETFund’s support
N250m BoI grant for UNILAG entrepreneurship scheme
Ericsson, UNESCO launch AI programme
15-year-old pupil wins slot to speak in UK
Live up to your oath, LAUTECH VC tells Lab Scientists
Mass failure in General Studies at Sokoto Varsity
‘I want to provide quality education to people across board’
23 ‘special’ students get scholarship
Ex-CAMPUSLIFE reporter dies weeks to PhD award
Leadership blues
Obaseki sets world-class target for Edo varsity
BBNaija season4 scammers : Multichoice cautions upcoming artistes
BBNaija season 4 scammers : Multichoice cautions upcoming artistes
Numbness, cramps, tingling in fingers and toes
Quackery: NMA shuts down illegal medical facility in C’ River
Macular hole causes blindness, Optometrist warns
Kano records 335 TB deaths in 2018
Ortom’s wife expresses concern over menstrual health
Editorial: Amuneke

Kwara PDP Passes Vote of Confidence on Saraki
FEC Approves N1.4bn for Design of DPR Head Office
Zone Deputy Senate Presidency to South-east, Kalu Tells APC
Ihedioha Receives Certificate of Return, Warns Sycophants to Steer Clear of his Government
Enugu Elections Exceptional, Says INEC
Court Awards N25m to Student Who Became Blind After Being Flogged
FG, ASUU Resume Renegotiation on 2009 Agreement
FG, States, LGs Share N619.857bn for February
Invest in Stopping Corruption, Not Fighting it, Senate Advises FG
Dogara: We’re Not Rubber Stamp Lawmakers
Gunmen Abduct Former NBA Chairman
Envoy Wants Sharia Judges Placed under Sharia Courts of Appeal
INEC Withholds Return Certificates of Four Delta Assembly Members-elect
17 Political Parties Adopt Abubakar Audu’s Son for Kogi Governorship
Buhari Hails Tinubu at 67, Says He’s One of Democracy’s Strong Pillars
Army Confirms Rescue of Sheik Suleiman, Five Others in Katsina
‘Nothing Can Displace the PDP in Akwa Ibom State’
‘The Outgoing Administration in Kwara Was Not Good to Us’
Challenging Opportunities for Babajide Sanwoolu
APC: We’ll Ensure Consensus Prevails in Choice N’Assembly Leadership
(Updated) Election Petition: Court Grants Atiku Leave to Serve Buhari through APC
Expert Calls On National Assembly to Legalise CSR
Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Expands Further
Sigma Assures Pensioners of Better Welfare Packages
Travelex, ABCON Partner to Enhance Diaspora Remittance
Transcorp Assures Stakeholders of Superior Value Delivery
Operators Kick as Buhari Declines Assent on Digital Rights Bill
Gov Okowa Boosts Super Eagles with $60,000
AFCON 2019: Eagles 69% Ready, Says Rohr
Team Nigeria Back from Special Olympics with 63 Medals
Axxela Inaugurates Elegbata Sports Complex, Greater Lagos IV Gas Pipeline Network
DOAMF Charity Golf Tournament to Tee-off Saturday at Ikoyi
Nigeria’s FIFA Badged Referee for VAR Training in S’Africa
NPFL: Pillars Crush IfeanyiUbah in Kano
Henzel, Chapecoense Plane Crash Survivor Dies
Contradicting Life’s Theory, Study Shows Having More Children Slows Down Aging
Salako: With NAIIS Result, FG Should Increase Funding for HIV

Daily Trust
‘Why N/east must produce next Senate president’
2 die in Anambra road crash
Ajimobi signs 2019 Appropriation Bill
Demolish defective buildings to save lives — Lagos Chief Imam
INEC to embark on electoral reforms
CUPP makes U-turn, supports Ganduje’s re-election
Kidnapped police officer found dead in bush
Almost half of Nigerian adults plan to leave country in next five years – Survey
PDP’s ambition to produce next Senate President, exercise in futility -APC
Ajimobi signs 2019 Appropriation Bill
Why we endorsed Ahmed Lawan — APC
I’ll run for Senate president if… — Kalu
Three still out as INEC issues certs to Okowa, 24 assembly members
Pillars hammer FC IfeanyiUbah as Tornadoes hold Lobi Stars
Rohr names Onuachu, Osimhen, Iheanacho as contenders for AFCON shirts
NNPC/Chevron Tennis Championships serves off in Lagos
Sell pressure hits stock market as investors lose N78.7bn
Cosgrove gets NITP, COREN commendation for CSR
FG to concession Independence Building in Lagos on BOT
Murder of former Ondo deputy governor’s daughter: Boyfriend to die by hanging
72 health workers trained in Kwara
Court dissolves 9-yr-old marriage over religion, frequent fighting
What does it mean to run an ‘Inclusive Government’?
A sober analysis of Ganduje’s victory
PEBEC and ease of doing business in Nigeria
Abubakar Malami’s Magnum Opus
United Kingdom: Brexit: May vows to quit after deal is passed
Iraq: Court orders arrest of ex-governor over ferry sinking
Mozambique: First cholera cases in wake of Cyclone Idai
4 cultists arrested over murder of policeman in Lagos
2 varsity dropouts allegedly drugged, raped 24-year-old woman
Man, 33, remanded for allegedly defiling minor
Editorial: Catastrophe of Cyclone Idai
VAT increase will diminish Nigeria’s global competitiveness — Economist
Hamonise minimum wage for quick assent – TUC tells NASS
Nigeria’s employers’ union warns FG on VAT hike
What you need to know to be a seed producer
Only 11 states serious about agriculture – Ogbeh
Anchor Borrower: Katsina rice farmers cry foul over selection
Delta says public schools’ pupils shouldn’t pay fees
Why academic libraries fail to live up to expectations
FCT Umunze to improve employee welfare
Beware of fake Hajj fare in circulation, group warns
Famous Kano Qur’anic reciter regains freedom
The havoc of illicit exploitation of forests
Edo: Father who impregnates daughter changes plea in amended charge
CAM Bill 2018 and legal reforms to drive Ease of Doing Business

The Sun
Tribunal grants Atiku, PDP permission to serve Buhari through APC
4 die, 8 injured as fuel tanker collides with bus in Anambra
FG’s March bond oversubscribed by N48bn
Gov Ishaku, deputy, others receive certificates of returns
Strike: FG, ASUU resume negotiation
I’ll run for deputy senate president –Kalu
Rivers guber: PDP alleges plan to relocate collation centre venue
Lagos awards contract of Happy Home-Alahun Ozumba Road in Kirikiri
Scientists deem new male contraceptive pill safe for use
Oil spill: Archbishop of York, Kufour, to probe environmental degradation in Bayelsa
UCTH CMD: Northern Cross River youths insist on zoning
South East must produce Senate President else APC’ll lose in 2023 -Ikoh
Kaduna killings: Southern Kaduna big enough to stand on its own -SOKAPU
INEC withholds certificates of Delta APC members-elect
SON decries false declaration, willful importation of substandard goods
FY’18: Afriland records N1.30bn revenue, pays 5k dividend
Boeing briefs airlines, may release Ethiopian crash report this week
How to use Google Search effectively
Why Ogbuoji, APC, lost Ebonyi guber –Agbo, campaign DG
Okowa’s Asaba: The latest Mecca of Africa’s football
Worm, not warm, into someone’s heart
‘We will encourage self-regulation where necessary’
The place of divorce in both old and new testaments (6)
The rabidly Anti – Islam reader (080 – 6844 – 8126)
Saraki and the tragedy of victory
Federal, states, LGAs share N619.85bn in March
Grief in Kogi as Olumoroti, ex-guber aspirant, loses wife
Malian bags 2 years for dealing in Tramadol
UCTH CMD: Northern Cross River youths insist on zoning, backs Ikpi
Certificate of Return: Why Okorocha is on his own – APC

FEC Okays N1.4b To Design DPR Head Office
INEC Presents Certificates Of Return To Kwara Gov-Elect, AbdulRazaq,…
INEC Presents Certificates Of Return To 26 Osun Assembly Members-Elect
Makinde, Olaniyan, Others Receive Certificates Of Return In Oyo
UPDATE: Nigeria Immigration Service Interrogates Dokpesi Over Passport
PDP warns over Adamawa supplementary poll
Adamawa APC makes u-turn, accepts to participate in governorship re-run
Ikpeazu, deputy, others receive Certificates of Return in Abia
Osun residents protest against tribunal’s judgement sacking Oyetola
Certificate of Return: Okorocha is on his own ― APC
FG to give 6% interest loan on vehicles manufactured in Nigeria
Kwara governor-elect to abolish State/LG joint account
Alleged N18bn fraud: I was given N25m to give ex-MD of NSITF, witness alleges
ASUU presents 20 issues before FG as re-negotiation resumes
Yoruba Youth to honour Ooni of Ife
N5.6m Fraud: Court Sentences Native Doctor To 97 Years In Prison
Court remands 26-year-old man over alleged robbery
4 docked for allegedly assaulting police officer in Ibadan
Police arraign 3 over alleged unlawful possession of ballot papers,…
Ibadan Chamber Of Commerce Receives Olubadan, Oyo CP’s Support
CAC registers 618,309 companies in three years
US Applauds Edo State’s Integrated Anti-Human Trafficking Framework
UN send team to investigate Mali herdsmen killing as death toll rises…
Syria requests urgent UN Security Council meeting on Golan
Osun Tribunal Judges’ Names’ll Be Written In Gold —Bode George
How Seyi Makinde can make Oyo State people happy —AD governorship…

The Guardian
Court clears Atiku to serve petition on Buhari via APC
APC’s Senate presidency crisis deepens
Automotive council laments $8b yearly import of used vehicles
Trump says Russia election probe amounted to ‘treason’
INEC insists on collating Rivers State results April 2
Youths, Aregbesola protest against tribunal’s sacking of Oyetola
Reactions trail Central Bank of Nigeria’s rates cut
Why I frowned on Ajimobi’s last-minute contract award, by Makinde
APC, MRDD lose bid to stop Adamawa supplementary guber polls
Eagles’ 2019 AFCON squad 69 per cent ready, says Rohr
Fanny Amun tasks NIS on funding, accreditation
Emmanuel Amuneke’s bravery did the magic for Tanzania, says Erico
Amori, other sponsors join Ovie of Mosogar Peace Cup
Lee tips Nigeria to become taekwondo hob, contender at Olympic Games
US tennis academy brings hope for Nigerian, African talents
‘Non-indigenes are no threat to Yoruba in Lagos politics’
Akpabio’s uncommon failure in propagating APC in Akwa Ibom State
Leke Abejide’s victory unsettles Kogi’s political calculations
Homophobic rhetoric and Nigeria’s culture of violence
Still on Onnoghen
2019 elections and the common good
2019 elections: Serious matters arising
Lagos Island building collapse: One too many
Teachable narratives of the presidential election
Editorial: Needed urgently: A reading culture
‘Crises in rural areas threaten progress in hunger, poverty reduction’
‘Why Africa’s regional trade remains low’
Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development in Nigeria, others
Sell-off persists on NSE, as index plummets further by 0.7%
Meadow Hall Foundation to reward teachers
BPSR laments low compliance with FOI by government agencies
NSE confers fellowship on Wabote, Ikuru
‘Lack of good governance hinders success of organisations in Nigeria’


Steer clear of Adamawa supplementary polls, PDP warns riggers
Why should there be thuggery in election ? – Hunkuyi
Breaking: 3 more presidential candidates file petitions against Buhari’s victory
Court to hear SDP case seeking cancellation of Rivers poll, April 1st
Establishing Accounting System For Small Business
Indictment Of Army On Rivers Polls Misguided—CSOs
Tony Elumelu Foundation Picks 3,050 Entrepreneurs For 2019 Programme
Akpabio’ll Reclaim Mandate—Umoren
UTME: 1.99m Candidates Jostle For 750,000 Spaces
Oba Of Benin Advocates Tough Sanctions For Human Traffickers
Ugwuanyi, Ikpeazu, Ihedioha, Others Receive Certificates Of Return
African Prudential Diversifies Income Base To Boost Stakeholders’ Value
18-Year Old Girl Raped To Death In Enugu
Alleged N3.6bn Fraud: Trial Of Ex-NDDC Director, Omatsuli Begins
LASG To Complete Kirikiri Industrial Estate Road In Six Months
RIVERS: INEC Plans To Relocate Collation Centre, PDP Alleges
Lagos Judiciary Trains Magistrates On Application Of Restorative Justice
Entries For 2019 Mike Okonkwo Essay Begins
UNILAG Churns Out 271 First Class
Abiola’s Farms: Ayobo Residents Send SOS To Ambode, CP Over Threat To Lives
FEC Approves N1.4bn For Abuja DPR Building Design
NASS leadership: All clear for Lawan; fresh crisis brews over Gbajabiamila
FG after my life – Dokpesi
Court fixes May 13 to rule on request to try Oshiomhole
Presidential Poll: Tribunal orders service of Atiku’s petition on Buhari
ADAMAWA MAKE-UP POLL: Will Bindow surmount the Fintiri hurdle today?
9th NASS leadership: Kalu threatens to resist marginalisation of S-East by APC
BENUE: Why Ortom is extending hand of fellowship to his opponents — Akase
What we expect from the next Senate – Obende
9th Senate: Coalition warns against imposition of leadership
Lyon line up Chelsea semi-final clash in hunt for four in a row
If I had scored, then we … – Hummels
Rebuilding Bayern pay club record fee for World Cup winner Hernandez
Semenya hits back at ‘wrong’ Coe and ‘muscle-packed’ claim
Semenya says ‘no threat’ to women’s sport
He deceived me into marriage by not telling me he never went to school, wife tells Court
Establishing accounting system for small business
Father who impregnates daughter changes plea to not guilty after death of witnesses
Communal clashes: 88 refugees/displaced widows, youths in Ebonyi get succour from FG
First woman, next man on the Moon will both be American – Pence
Research findings on epilepsy, others encouraging – Onu

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