News Headlines Mar 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Mixed reactions as Tinubu urges FG to revisit power sector privatisation
PDP senators-elect may present candidate for Senate presidency
UPDATED: INEC declares PDP’s Fintiri winner of Adamawa governorship election
Pastors kill brother-in-law for preventing church service in Ogun
Court orders Kanu’s arrest, says IPOB leader’ll be tried in absentia
Nigeria denied foreign loans over herdsmen/farmers’ clashes – Lai Mohammed
APC lawmakers-elect shun certificate presentation in Sokoto
Police to probe death of six-month-old baby in Abuja school
Zamfara: We are still studying appeal court’s judgment – INEC
Court quashes election of monarch in Enugu
Osinbajo, Fayemi, Yari meet, decline to speak
UPDATED: INEC declares PDP’s Fintiri winner of Adamawa governorship election
Command nabs cultists at colleague’s burial
Gown and town: The missing interface
Appeal Court affirms Fayemi’s victory, dismisses Eleka, PDP’s appeal
Police parade Imo teenager, two others for cultism, murder
Police to prove death of six-month-old baby in Abuja school
Police parade Imo teenager, two others for cultism, murder
Gombe councillor jailed for vote-buying
Food vendor electrocuted while rescuing colleague in Abia
Four injured in Ekiti tanker inferno
21-year-old jailed for killing sibling in Kwara
Cultists raid Rivers community, kill one
Wike sets up panel to probe election violence in Rivers
Anambra poll: Court orders INEC to investigate Ubah, returning officer
PDP’s Fintiri maintains lead as gov run-off holds in Adamawa
FG unveils pension plan for 80 million informal sector workers
Nigeria spends $60m annually on fish imports
External reserves rise to six-month high of $44.14bn
Revisit Nigeria Air project, pilots, engineers tell Buhari
FG issues 21 hydropower, other licences
Early goal shocks Onuachu
Solskjaer ‘beyond excited’ after landing permanent Man Utd job
CAF stages Super Cup in Qatar
Over 3,000 athletes for Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon
Italy defender Rugani extends Juventus contract
Van Dijk goes house-hunting after landlord Solskjaer lands Man Utd job
Mass promotion caused dearth of reading skills —Experts
ASUSS lauds Fayemi over new schools
Secondary schools can provide sports stars, says principal
Why I robbed men after drugging them —Cardi B
Trump says FBI, Justice Department to review Jussie Smollett’s case
Editorial: Criminalising out-of-school children phenomenon
Time to secure Leah Sharibu’s freedom from captivity

PDP’s Fintiri Deposes APC’s Bindow in Adamawa
INEC Urges Speedy Passage of Electoral Offences Commission Bill
Increase in VAT will Hurt Economy, Tinubu Warns FG
Says Nigeria requires bold reforms to survive looming economic crisis
Analysts Foresee Stronger Naira after Rate Cut
Dickson Accuses IOCs of Causing High Infant Mortality Rate
Appeal Court Affirms Fayemi’s Election as Ekiti Governor
Senate Worried over Low Performance of 2018 Budget
150 Children Homeless as FCDA Demolishes Orphanage over Family Dispute
Gunmen Kill Three, Injure One in Kogi
Court Revokes IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail
Emmanuel, Tambuwal, Abiodun, Others
Get Certificates of Return
Osun Gov, Oyetola, Asks Appeal Court to Reverse Tribunal’s Decision
Court Fixes April 2 to Deliver Judgment on Rivers Guber Poll
Absence of Ministerial Consent Renders Acquisition of OPL 310 Invalid, Court Rules
The Legal Debacle over ‘Employee’ in the Oni versus Fayemi Case
A Plea for Righteous Intervention in Rivers State
Concession of Independence Building in Final Stage, Says FG
Shareholders Approve Coronation’s Divestment from Subsidiaries
S&P Affirms Access Bank’s Ratings
EGM Stresses Importance of Fintech, Innovation in Markets
FG Tightens Security on Nigeria’s Waters
Ship Owners Push for Disbursement of $100m Cabotage Fund
Eagles’ Golden Class of 1994 to be Honoured at 2nd AITEO-NFF Awards
‘Boro’s Promotion Bid Keeping Mikel Away from Eagles’
Serena Teluwo, Chidinma Ezeh Show Great Promise at Chevron Tennis Masters
Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup: Organisers Set for ‘Unforgettable Final’
BOA Lawyers League: Pressure on BA Law/Probitas in Group D
Ezenwa Reveals Excitement after Ending 29-years Jinx against Egypt
Kanu Backs Nwakali, Chukwueze, Osimhen for Eagles
Solskjaer Gets Permanent Man Utd Job
Health Minister Lays Foundation for Lions Club Dialysis Centre at LUTH
Tribute to a Quintessential Diplomat

The Nation
NTTF names team for WJC, AJCC in Ghana 4
Breaking: INEC declares Fintiri winner of Adamawa guber election
Tinubu advises Fed Govt on how to fix economy
Earthquake: Fed Govt acquires device to monitor earth movement
$30m Greater Lagos IV pipeline begins operation
Appeal Court okays Fayemi’s election
Court orders IPOB leader Kanu’s arrest
How Tinubu led ACN to reclaim lost states in 2007, by Osinbajo
Ambode, Obasa, Fasanmi, others hail Tinubu at 67
Gabriel Okara (1921 – 2019)
Bayelsa election tribunal begins sitting in Yenagoa
INEC presents certificates of return to El-Rufai, 34 lawmakers
Why inconclusive elections are rampant, by INEC
Adamawa Election: Security beefed up at polling units
Tinubu advises Fed Govt on how to fix economy
Earthquake: Fed Govt acquires device to monitor earth movement
$30m Greater Lagos IV pipeline begins operation
Appeal Court okays Fayemi’s election
Court orders IPOB leader Kanu’s arrest
Abiodun, others get Certificates of Return
Health workers to Buhari: Don’t appoint only doctors as Ministers of Health
Runsewe appointed chairman Africa-China culture exchange society
Iocs responsible for high infant mortality rate in Bayelsa says Dickson
Drug Boss says Nigeria has 15 million drug addicts
ICPC recovers N594b from civil servants
Huawei reiterates commitment to drive digital inclusion in Nigeria
‘Next Level can’t be achieved by blindly’
Asiwaju: The man and his eternal vision
Tinubu: The power of Lagos blueprint
PDP, APC all square in Sokoto House of Assembly
7 facts you may not know about Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu
Plateau Assembly passes 2019 N153.6bn appropriation bill
2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Nigeria still in dark as Kenya picks camp site
2019 African Wrestling Championship: Nigeria wrestlers know foes today
Super Eagles ready for AFCON, says Ikpea
Breaking: Man Utd make Solskjaer permanent coach
NUFBTE warns firm against engaging expatriates
‘Separate Petroleum ministry from Presidency’
LCCI praises CBN over MPR reduction
Chamber seeks improved healthcare delivery through ICT
Shareholders commend Africa Prudential for sustained growth
60 SON workers get training
Gunmen abduct four women
Police: kidnappers on the prowl in Plateau
Court remands man over taxi driver’s death
‘Baby buried without autopsy on doctor’s recommendation’
Pastors held for ‘killing’ in-law
Abductors demand N5m for journalist’s wife’s release
Man allegedly beheads brother
Policemen allegedly kill man over N200 bribe
NECO may not require allocation from FG soon, says Registrar
Blindness: Optometrists caution against artificial eye lashes, mascara
On Tinubu and the task of bridging division
Editorial: Gabriel Okara (1921 – 2019)
The Chi who wrote about chi

Daily Trust
‘With fashion, I learnt to be independent’
Olumawu unveils annual reading fair in Abuja
Why I recycle waste tyres to beautify homes — Rachael
FG, India to train youth in Niger Delta
NYCN President, Shagari wins Montana award in Morocco
Political stability critical for development – Buhari
Buhari may hand over to Osinbajo, Yakasai says
Kidnappers will soon meet their waterloo — Plateau Police
Osinbajo meets Yari, Fayemi
Women misused opportunities in 2019 elections – Guber candidate
Teluwo, Ezeh show great promise at Chevron Invitational Masters
Osun gov’ship: Oyetola asks Appeal Court to upturn tribunal’s verdict
3 parties file case against collation in Rivers
Mikel rejects Nigeria to focus on Boro’s promotion push
Why I am not handling any national team – Bosso
2019 basketball league season begins April
FG records oversubscription of March bond
SEC extends issuance of dividend warrants
Nigeria has 3.1m registered companies – CAC
Protesters shut down Port Harcourt over Rivers REC
Gov. Bagudu hails villagers for protecting stray elephants
Kano politics and the decline of values
9th NASS: Why N/Central should produce Speaker
AMCON: Nigeria should look beyond the here and now
Memo to retiring politician
May to hold 3rd vote on Brexit deal in spite opposition
Star-Studded political thriller, ‘4th Republic’ set for Cinemas
Car bomb outside Somali hotel kills at least 15
2 pastors arrested for alleged murder of brother-in-law
Police arrest suspects of 2 kidnapped children in FCT
Kidnappers in Plateau will meet their waterloo soon – Police
Editorial : Hot weather prediction for 2019
Nasarawa Assembly orders stoppage of construction of 100 school projects
NCE programmes: FCE Akoka matriculates 794
Don’t pay JSS 3 exam fees, Lagos tells parents
Imam awarded OBE for heroic response to Finsbury Park mosque attack
Imam Malik ‘versus’ Imam Shafi‘i
Brunei introduces death for gay sex, adultery
Chocolate City announces deal with American giant, Warner Music Group
Davido moves to No. 28 on American Billboard charts
Appeal Court upholds Moro election as PDP candidate
Presidential poll: Tribunal strikes out HDP’s motion to serve Buhari, INEC, APC

The Sun
How technology affected our position in OPEC – Buhari
PDP wasted $383bn in 4 years –Osinbajo
Group advocates life chairman, APC BoT for Buhari
Appeal Court affirms Fayemi’s election as Ekiti governor
Rivers: PDP alleges plot to stop collation using phantom security report
9th Senate: Lawmakers warn against imposition
VAT hike’ll impoverish Nigerians, Tinubu tells FG
UDP withdraws petition against Ugwuanyi
Ita Faaji building collapse: Akiolu, Adebutu others donate cash, relief materials to victims
Huawei partners 40 Nigerian varsities on digital inclusion
FUOYE VC decries poor research efforts in Nigerian varsities
Economy: Osun to collaborate with Venezuela, Israel, Cuba, others
Anambra South: Court orders investigation, prosecution of Ifeanyi Ubah, returning office
24 Ebonyi assembly members-elect get certificates of return
Imo: I didn’t institute legal action against Ihedioha, INEC –SNP guber candidate
Go to court if you’ve genuine case, INEC tells politicians
We ‘ll expose, shame those who truncated elections -Observer group
Nigeria’s MPI remains positive for 24th consecutive month –NIPC
PenCom allays fear over management of N8.67trn pension fund
FG’ll save N3.6trn in import reduction –Onu
Buhari’s agenda on job creation yielding results –ITF boss
Buhari launches pension scheme for artisans, tradesmen, others
Go to court if you’ve genuine case, INEC tells politicians
We ‘ll expose, shame those who truncated elections -Observer group
Adamawa guber: PDP’s Fintiri, coasts to victory, wins in all 14 LGAs
Sokoto APC members-elect absent, as INEC presents certificates to Tambuwal, others
Expect more judicial volcanoes
Re: Okorocha’s swan song
What bad report can do to you
Oshiomhole and dogma of party supremacy
APC had better firm up or pack up
A kettle of rice
Celebrating Asiwaju Tinubu at 67
Intensifying the war against HIV/AIDS
PenCom allays fear over management of N8.67trn pension fund
FG’ll save N3.6trn in import reduction –Onu

NDA Laments N1.3b Shortfall In 2018 Budget
BREAKING: Appeal Court Affirms Fayemi’s Electoral Victory
NECO May Soon Do Without FG Allocation ― Registrar
Rivers: APC Demands Fresh Exercise, Says INEC Has Compromised
Democracy taking root in Africa ― Obasanjo
INEC issues Certificate of Return to Ebonyi State Assembly members
We will shelter over 150 orphans stranded in Abuja ― FCTA
Police arrest 22-year-old man for beheading his brother in Jigawa over cattle
Crisis festers in Oyo NUT as blocs for and against secretary protest in Ibadan
NASS transmits clean copy of N30,000 National minimum wage bill to Buhari
Osun election tribunal’s judgment cannot stand ― Aregbesola
Police halt pupils’ serial clash in Ibadan
Suspected hoodlums attack journalist over land dispute in llorin
Senate decries poor implementation of 2018 budget
2 Men In Court Over Alleged Murder Of Taxify Driver
N5.6m fraud: Court sentences native doctor to 97 years in prison
Court remands 26-year-old man over alleged robbery
President Buhari Assures Nigerians Of Continued Development
How Bala’s PDP defeated power of incumbency in Bauchi
How Plateau PDP played into Lalong’s hand
In Edo, Cult Clashes, Killings Worry Residents
Bola Tinubu: His legendary exploits, his politics, his leadership
Fayemi: The emerging vanguard of democracy

The Guardian
Why Buhari stayed away from Tinubu’s colloquium
Downstream operations buoyed by $30b investment, demand
Princess Tessy of Luxembourg
‘How military handled Rivers elections’
Bola Tinubu Colloquium and productive national discourse
Nigeria groans as medical professionals’ emigration worsens
Court revokes bail of IPOB’s leader Nnamdi Kanu
MOSOP petitions Buhari, UNPO, EU over OML 11
Again, Buhari, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock
Infantino, Samoura, 20 football presidents expected in Lagos as Nigeria rewards playersi
Arsenal open talks on Umtiti, battle Barca for Alaba
Victorious Adegesin happy to overcome his challenges
Paul Onuachu: Nigeria’s new hero and Gernot Rohr’s potential saviour
Teluwo, Ezeh on fire as youngsters fight for Chevron Invitational Masters honours
For Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the hard work begins now
Buhari’s victory and issues that will haunt his second term in office
From inconclusive to conclusive elections as Lalong emerges in Plateau
Oyetola appeals Osun tribunal’s ruling
Appeal court upholds election of Fayemi as Ekiti State governor
Nigerian, Zimbabwean Develop Mobile Apps To Fight Sexual Taboo
Waje Isn’t Poor, She Just Wants You To Listen
Paul Onuachu: Nigeria’s new hero and Gernot Rohr’s potential saviour
Trump, white supremacy and the Christian right
Is the senate a retirement home for ex-governors? – Part 2
Celebrating Tinubu the political titan at 67
Brexit lesson for separatists
Editorial: Electricity: Replicating Azura Edo IPP model
Travelex, ABCON target $20b diaspora remittances in new partnership
I have trained myself to feel the fear, and do it anyway
BPE hinges NNPC’s privatisation on Petroleum Industry Bill outcome
Why SMEs should be recognised, by EGM chief


Stability Critical To Efficient Management Of Resources – PMB
Benue: Ortom And The Road To Victory
4 Injured, Motorcycles Burnt In Ekiti Petrol Tanker Fire
Benue: Ortom And The Road To Victory
Kano Governorship Poll And The Intrigues
INEC Issue Certificates Of Return To Ebonyi Assembly Members-Elect
UPDATE: INEC Stops Voting, Counting of Results Began in Adamawa
Wike Inaugurates Commission of Inquiry on Election Violence
Companies Mull Plastic Recycling Alliance, Lauds New Economic Opportunity
Access Bank: Delivering Value To Shareholders
Fidson Strives For Sustainable Growth In Shareholders Value
International Breweries Commends Distribution Partners
ETI Posts Net Profit Of N102bn In 2018
Ole Solskjaer Appointed Manchester United Manager
Super Eagles Ready For AFCON – Ikpea
Music Flows In My Veins – Jaypink
Ferrycee Praises Big Brother Naija In New Single
Arian Grande, Aka, Stoneboy Win Big At Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
Afropunk 2019 Scheduled To Hold In Brooklyn
IK Ogbonna Clears Air On Divorce Rumours
Fidson Strives For Sustainable Growth In Shareholders Value
Celebrating Buratai And The Nigerian Army Of Hope
Exploring The Generational Kulikuli Business Of Niger State
Media-Military Relations: The Way Forward
EDITORIAL: Menace Of Voter Apathy
Between Justice And Personal Interest: INEC Vs Zamfara APC
flashpoint: North-west, South-west Should Forget NASS Positions
flashpoint: ‘Democracy Under Threat’
Why North-central Should Produce 9th House Speaker
Case For Improved Primary Healthcare In Nigeria
Man, 42, In Police Custody For Death Of Married Lover


CAN Makes U-Turn, Moves To Congratulate Buhari On Election Victory
Why We Can’t Suspend Amaechi For Alleged Anti-Party Activities — APC
NASS Sends N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill To Buhari For Assent
Buhari Declines Assent To 5 More Bills
Why We Questioned Dokpesi — Immigration Service
Polls: Observer Groups Ask NASS To Convene Public Hearing
The Judiciary, Common Man’s Last Hope
PDP Drags Gov Bello, Deputy To Tribunal
Porsche Adds Coupe To Cayenne SUV Range
Wike Inaugurates Commission Of Inquiry On Election Violence
Emmanuel Tasks Akwa Ibom LG Legislators, Mgt On Grassroots Devt
Senate Decries FG’s Poor Implementation Of 2018 Budget
Delta Assembly Approves N22.7bn Promissory Note Discount From Zenith Bank
Man Bags 10 Yrs Jail Term For Killing Brother
Save Me From My In-Laws, Widower Cries Out
Court Dismisses Suit Against Minister Of Petroleum Resources
Gov Obaseki Throws Full Weight Behind NAFEST 2019
Ekiti: A-Court upholds Fayemi’s election, dismisses Olusola, PDP’s appeal
Osun election dispute: Oyetola asks Appeal Court to reverse tribunal’s decision
Colloquium: Buhari, Tinubu, say infrastructure critical in Next Level
Declare Nyesom Wike duly re-elected, Rivers women tells INEC
Biafra: Court revokes Kanu’s bail, issues bench warrant for his arrest
2019 budget: Lawmakers, ministers, others review N8.827trn budget estimates
Breaking: Tribunal strikes out HDP’s motion to serve Buhari, INEC, APC
Breaking: Fintiri Wins Adamawa Governorship Election
Rivers: Cole says polls compromised, calls for fresh polls Governorship election
Tinubu, will likely emerge as APC next presidential candidate – Tanko Yakasai
U-23 AFCON: Our chances against Nigeria are slim – Sudan coach
U-17 AFCON: NFF has abandoned me, Manu Garba cries out
Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon: 3,000 athletes set to race for top prize
2019 Lagos FA Cup: Rookie teams vow to upset big teams
Kane says he’ll support “walk off’’ over racial abuse
Davido moves from No. 37 to No. 28 on American Billboard charts
Ariana Grande’s ‘7 rings’ continues to top Billboard Hot 100
Cardi B points to past ‘limited options’ to explain drugging, robbing men

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