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News Headlines Mar 17 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Power Outage, Fuel Scarcity: President Apologises to Nigerians
•Says govt would soon restore normalcy •FG working earnestly to resolve grid collapse
In Letter to Bagudu, Buhari Directs Return to Status Quo Ante in APC
•I hold no grudge against anyone, declares Yobe governor •President says Buni be allowed
PDP NEC Sets Up 37-man Committee over Presidential Ticket
Breaking: Buni Cancels APC NEC Meeting Slated for Thursday
APC Crisis: Buhari Orders Buni’s Immediate Return as Caretaker Committee Chair
In Letter to Bagudu, Buhari Directs Return to Status Quo Ante…
PDP NEC Sets Up 37-man Committee over Presidential Ticket
Including Litigation, FG Considers Three Options to Address Electoral Act Impasse
Chinua Achebe’s Son, Chidi, Wins US Bard Award in Medicine and…
Deep Blue Project: House Queries NIMASA over Arms’ Procurement
Reps Grill NERC over Non-remittance of Operating Surplus to Rural Electrification…
EU, IOM Facilitate Return of 500 Stranded Nigerians from Libya
Lagos State Gives Reasons for Planned Reopening of Lekki Toll Gate
Senate Passes Bill to Amend Money Laundering Act
Reps, CBN, Trade Ministry, Others Investigate Challenges Confronting Industrial Centres
Buhari Felicitates with Matthew Ashimolowo at 70
Convention: Yari Undermines APC Zoning, Obtains Chairmanship Form
COVID-19: UK Removes All Travel Restrictions
INEC Plans Redistribution of Voters to New Polling Units
My Ambition Not Blind, Tinubu Tells APC N’Assembly Members
Sack: Court to Hear Umahi, Deputy, 16 State Legislators’ Request for Stay of Execution March 21
NJC Places Judge on Watchlist, Recommends Appointment of Six Others as…
Delta Court Adjourns Olu of Warri’s Missing Crown Case to April…
Ganduje Lauds Buhari for Enhanced Fiscal Transparency, Accountability in States
Self-Regulatory Framework for CSOs Out in April
Strike Cripples Academic Activities in Akwa Ibom Public Schools
Man Beats Wife to Death in Delta
Commuters Stranded as Pensioners, Transporters Protest in Edo
Kwara APC Exco, Aspirants Warned against Indiscipline
Labour to Recall North Central Lawmakers Opposing LGAs’ Autonomy
Police Arrest Native Doctor, Others for Stripping Woman in Anambra
Modele Sarafa-Yusuf, Our Sports Girl, Who Would be Governor
THE POLICE AND THE PANGS OF NEGLECT
PROMOTING PUBLIC SECTOR EFFECTIVENESS IN CHALLENGING TIMES
APC: A JOURNEY TO IMPLOSION OR GROWTH?
NOTES FROM THE SOUTHERN/MIDDLE BELT’S FORUM
UKRAINE: IN PRAISE OF THE DYING
EL-ZAKZAKY’S CONTINUED ORDEAL
Meta Celebrates 50 Women Entrepreneurs for International Women’s Day
EiE @ 12: On Debates & Democracy
Buhari Apologises to Nigerians over Power Outage, Fuel Scarcity
PDP Approves Election Timetable, Pegs Presidential Forms at N40m
Group Hails Senate President’s Support for NDDC Board Inauguration, Urges Buhari…
Breaking: Buni Cancels APC NEC Meeting Slated for Thursday
APC Crisis: Buhari Orders Buni’s Immediate Return as Caretaker Committee Chair
Lawmakers Urge FG to Grant Automatic Employment to First Class Graduates
House Bill to Regulate Peace Keeping Operations, Compensate Troops for Second…
Strike: FG Accuses ASUU of Seeking Another ‘Gunpoint Agreement’
Sack: Court to Hear Umahi, Deputy, 16 Legislators’ Request for Stay…
Breaking: Support My Lifetime Ambition, Tinubu Begs APC Senators
Ayade: Cross River to Manufacture Military Biscuits
Informal Sector, Key Driver of Economic Growth, Says Oyetola
FG, EU, UNODC Celebrate One Decade Collaboration in Drug War
NJC Places Judge on Watchlist
Osinbajo: With Political Will, Hard work, Agriculture Can Solve Nigeria’s IGR…
Action Aid Donates ICT Hub to Gombe Community
House to Investigate Alleged Excessive Bank Charges by DMBs
Ill Health: Court Dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s Request for DSS DG to…
2023: Cleric Advises Christians to Participate in Politics
FG Moves to Mobilise Funds for Revitalisation of Health Centres
Gombe Gov Visits NIRSAL, Seeks Partnership in Agriculture Value Chain, SMEs Devt
Okocha, Kanu, Others Storm Lagos for Tinubu Novelty Match
‘Non-passage of Social Work Bill Fueling Killings, Poverty, Rights Abuses’
FG Considering 3 Options on Electoral Act Amendment, Says Malami
Convention: Yari Ignores APC’s Zoning, Obtains Chairmanship Form
Agency Counsels Niger Communities on Climate Change
Bandits Kill 4 Police Officers, 1 Civilian in Kebbi Community
The Choice of Leader in Chaotic Political Climate
Chaos in Lekki after Tipper Crushes Bike Man, Passenger to Death
FRSC Honours Personnel for Excellent Service
You Are Free to Practice Your Religion, Sultan Tells Corps Members
Masari Denies Meeting Buhari in London on APC Leadership Feud
Youths Threatens to Attack Oil Installation in Delta over Alleged Marginalisation
Methodist Boys High School Alumni Tasks Church on Land Dispute
2023: Kaduna Urges Public Servants with Political Ambition to Resign before…
2023: Tinubu Meets Senate APC Caucus Today
2023: Two Commissioners Quit Akwa Ibom Govt
News in Photographs: Osinbajo Presides over FEC Meeting
2023: Businessman Dauda Joins Presidential Race on APC’s Platform
Aviation Fuel Scarcity: Lawmakers Recommend NNPC Grants Licence to Operators
A’Ibom Guber: Ekpenyong Withdraws Support for Umo Eno
Verve International Accelerates Market Growth with Payment Scheme Expansion
Are Stop Losses for Wimps?
Nnebedum: Environmental Scanning Will Enhance Real Estate Practice
Airtel Nigeria Slashes International Roaming Rates, Unveils Self-Care Portal for Business…
Uncovering New Ways of Doing Business with Technology
Shittu: Strong Govt Policy Will Enhance Technology Growth in Nigeria
Ashimolowo: It’ll Be Difficult to Manage a Disintegrated Nigeria
Orji: Why Ebonyi Ranks Among Least Indebted States
Lawmakers Ask FG to Handover Moribund Refineries to IOCs
Building Capacity for Public Affairs Officers
End of History?
COMMUNICATION TRAUMA FOR AFRICAN STUDENTS IN UKRAINE
Spreading the Message of Ability in Disability
When the Wig Taps into the Health Insurance Scheme
VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION (CANDIDIASIS) PART 2
FG Restates Commitment Towards Food Fortification for Improved Health
The Happiness Centre to Mark International Day of Happiness in Lagos
U17 World Cup Qualifier: Flamingoes Land in Benin City
Barca Eye Europa League Q’Final as West Ham Welcome Sevilla
Anosike South-east Cricket Tourney Kicks-off April 10
Modele Sarafa-Yusuf, Our Sports Girl, Who Would be Governor
Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi to Host Ghana v Nigeria Cracker
Chukwueze Last Nigerian Standing as Villarreal Knockout Juventus
Umahi: The Cost of Political Harlotry
Editorial
UBEC AND SHORTAGE OF TEACHERS

The Nation

UK to Nigerians: you can still apply for student, work, family visas
NCC upgrades emergency communications centres
World Bank report rates Netflix high
Farmers, marketers hit by high diesel costMarketers, airlines in talks over aviation fuel price hike
Buhari to APC governors: Buni remains party chair
Fed Govt to stop payment for unused electricity
Senators, Reps pledge support for presidential aspirant Tinubu
British PM: ‘no way’ Ukraine is joining NATO soon
Joe Biden: U.S. will send more weapons to aid Ukraine
UK to Nigerians: you can still apply for student, work, family…
How students can participate in politics, by Odesanya
Hallmark publisher Emeka Obasi dies at 58
VC urges industrialists to commercialise innovations for growth
Pedro inaugurates health centre
Foundation lifts 100 widows, aged, single parents
‘APC must unite to win 2023 election’
International Art Fair holds today
Russia expelled from EU Council
ICJ orders Moscow to suspend invasion of Ukraine
VC urges industrialists to commercialise innovations for growth
Court sentences cleric to death for killing friend
I lose my manners when eating chicken – Rudeboy
Fuji music not for touts, say stakeholders
Davido offers N20m to 20 business startups on Friday
Most dangerous thing about Nigeria, by Simi
Ifuennada curses celebrities campaigning for ‘useless…
Tonto Dikeh to fans: unfollow me if…
Davido laments high cost of clearing Lamborghini
NCC upgrades emergency communications centres
Farmers, marketers hit by high diesel cost
Reps demand evidence of N2.6tr taxes, royalty payment
EDITORIAL
Where are her body parts?
A sensitive rejection
American tycoon makes blockbuster bid for Chelsea
Oyo govt begins selection of female football team
Ukraine crisis: Sylvester Igboun quits Russian club
Wike and political asylum seekers in Edo
2023: Atiku’s zoning formula
Chidinma Ojukwu: A murder suspect’s dubious makeover
Nigeria: What a country!

The Punch

War turns Yemen’s nature reserve back into waste dump
Canadian man leaves country to go defend Ukraine
Wike-Obaseki feud: No PDP leader should attack another —Ayu
Fire service rescues four-year-old boy from well in Kano
Umahi: You can’t get certificate of return, Ebonyi APC tells PDP
El-Rufai, other APC govs lose out, Buni meets Buhari, returns today
FG halts N600bn electricity subsidy, confirms power tariff hike
Electoral Act: FG exploring court, talks on amendment, says AGF
Family of man missing on way to office accuses bosses, seeks Wike’s help
Ondo shoemaker claiming self-defence stabs landlord’s son to death
OPC leader remanded for allegedly attacking mosque, hacking worker
Hoodlums kill two prison officials with dynamite in Imo
FG halts N600bn electricity subsidy, confirms power tariff hike
Coronation Merchant Bank, others examine economic outlook
Why we clear Nigeria’s waterways regularly – NIWA MD
Most port scanners are obsolete, says Customs CG
Resign if nursing political ambition, El-Rufai tells appointees, officials
CSO demands Southern president in 2023, backs Jonathan
Lies, forgeries, persecutions won’t stop Ekweremadu – Campaigners
Nadal neutralises Opelka to extend perfect start to 2022
Nwakaeme, Nigeria’s second top scorer in Turkish Lig
UFC: Yusuff eyes Top 10 ranking
Adductor injury may force Omeruo out of Ghana clash
How Electoral Act 2022 impacts political parties, contestants (1)
‘Felicitate’ is not like Liverpool, it walks alone!
Why messages are more appropriate and effective than calls
Umahi: Individuals have mandates, not parties
I never fought with Ayinde Barrister, K1 De Ultimate insists
Osun 2022: I’m fighting for my state, Davido defends support for uncle, Adeleke
Actress Chioma Toplis remanded over ‘malicious’ Facebook post against Abia chief

Leadership

Morgues Filled Up As Hong Kong Suffers Deadly COVID-19 Wave
Reps Seek Automatic Employment For First Class Graduates
Amended Bill: Banks To Report N5m Transaction In Writing To EFCC
Federal Govt Okays N53.81bn For Roads, Power, Sugar Industry
[EDITORIAL] Task Before Soludo 10 mins ago
Federal Govt May Seek Judicial Intervention In Fresh Electoral Act Crisis – Malami
Collective Effort Will Tackle Building Collapse In Lagos, Says Expert
Help Me Achieve My Lifetime Ambition, Tinubu Begs APC Lawmakers
LEADERSHIP Founder, Nda-Isaiah, Bags Posthumous Award Of Excellence
Buhari To APC Governors: Allow Buni Complete His Task At National Convention
BREAKING: APC Cancels Emergency ‘NEC Meeting’
NJC Warns 2 Judges, Recommends 15 For Elevation
UK Debunks Reports Of Suspension Of Student, Work, Family Visas For Nigerians
Foundation Empowers Community With Healthcare Provision
Stop In-fignting, Mobilise For 2023 Elections, Group Tells PDP Leaders
APC Under My Watch Will Build On Gains Made By Buhari – Musa
Expert To NASS: Expedite Legislation On Decentralisation Of National Grid
Marketers In Talks With Domestic Airlines Over Aviation Fuel Price Hike – MOMAN
Consumer Rights Day: FCCPC Vows More Clampdown On Loan Sharks
NCC Tasks Telecoms Firms On Protection Of Consumers Digital Transactions
W/Cup 2022: CAF Okays Baba Yara Stadium For Ghana Vs Nigeria Playoff
Federal Govt To Provide Land For N-Youth Sports Academy

The Sun

UK clarifies statement on visa applications, temporary suspension of priority visas
2023: PDP presidential candidate emerges May 29
Buni gets Buhari’s full backing
Osun, Ekiti polls: Yoruba group moves to stop election, sues INEC, AGF
FG explains national grid’s collapse
Marketers, airlines dialogue over aviation fuel price hike
Ebonyi: Court to hear Umahi, deputy, 16 lawmakers motion for stay of execution March 21
Reject VP slot, Ohanaeze tells South East politicians
IWD: IndustriAll Global tasks Nigerian trade unions on gender pay gap
Presbyterian Church sues Ebonyi govt over seizure of hospital
‘No going back on Lagos tollgate reopening’
Soludo: A new dawn in Anambra
Buni gets Buhari’s full backing
INEC lists operational challenges in new law
Ebonyi: Court to hear Umahi, deputy, 16 lawmakers motion for stay of execution March 21
NACCIMA expresses concern over petroleum products price increase
Forex: MAN urges CBN to establish monitoring, evaluation mechanisms
Multimix Academy hosts roundtable on supply chain restructuring
Sit-at-home killing economy –Commissioner
Marketers, airlines dialogue over aviation fuel price hike
Kaizer Chiefs to sack Akpeyi, 9 others
Almeria sweats over Sadiq’s availability for crucial league game
Watford to sell Dennis for €30m if…
World Cup playoff: Super Eagles to hit Ghana with chartered flight
Partey leads Ghana against Super Eagles
Letter to Independent National Electoral Commission (1)
FG explains national grid’s collapse
FG’ll pursue Buhari’s Electoral Act amendment request with all available options –Malami
Rivers: 3 to die by hanging for murder
Obasi’s death, shocking –NPAN, Uzodimma
112 bag first class at LASU
Marketers, airlines dialogue over aviation fuel price hike
Govt killing education, not ASUU
Soludo: The job meets the man
New dress code for policewomen
Chizuo Omalu: Tribute to virtuous lady
NACCIMA expresses concern over petroleum products price increase
Forex: MAN urges CBN to establish monitoring, evaluation mechanisms
Multimix Academy hosts roundtable on supply chain restructuring
‘No going back on Lagos tollgate reopening’
NJC issues warning letters to 2 judges, places another on watchlist
FG explains national grid’s collapse
FG’ll pursue Buhari’s Electoral Act amendment request with all available options –Malami

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