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News Headlines Mar 19, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Malami Celebrates as Court Annuls Section of Electoral Act Barring Political Appointees
Electoral Act: Senate not Aware of Court Judgment on Section 84 (12), Says Spokesperson
Court Orders AGF to Delete Section 84(12) of Amended Electoral Act
Inauguration Fight: My Story, By Bianca Ojukwu
Harrysong: My Wife is My Best Friend; She’s a Very Understanding…
News in Photographs: Buhari Returns to Abuja After Two-Week Medical Check…
Seaport Terminal Operators Urged to Collaborate with NDLEA to Curb Drug…
House Urges Police, Army to Establish Security Divisions in Sokoto Communities
Port Harcourt Disco Arrests Energy Thieves
Abe Cautions Rivers Youths against Godfatherism
APC National Chair: Sani Musa Picks Form
News in Photographs: Osinbajo, Gambari in Ilorin for Turbaning of Alimi Abdulrazaq as Mutawali
Electoral Act: Senate not Aware of Court Judgment on Section 84…
Deploy More Soldiers to Tackle Banditry in Zuru, Kebbi Concern Citizens…
Court Orders AGF to Delete Section 84(12) of Amended Electoral Act
UNICEF, Katsina Sign $3.5m MoA to Boost Healthcare
Inauguration Fight: My Story, By Bianca Ojukwu
North Central Coalition Youth Groups Ask Lawmaker, Peller, to Vie for…
Court Vacates Order Stopping APC Convention
Bandits Abduct 46 in Kaduna Community
A’Ibom Govt Blames Restiveness in Communities on Hunger, Poverty
Police Arrest Suspected Ritualist in Kwara
Pensioners Back Oni, Says He Remains the Best for Ekiti
2023: Uburu Community Backs Umahi’s Presidential Bid
Police Foil Another Attack on Police Station in Niger State, Neutralise…
Ondo Kingship Tussle: Court Dismisses Deji’s Suit Challenging Installation of Monarch
Local Vaccines ’ll Reduce Nigeria’s Communicable Diseases by 50%…
US Multinational Corporation Supports Adolescent Girls in Nigeria
JAMB Explains Non-issuance of Admission Letters to Students
New Lexus LX Shows Opulent Craftsmanship, Broad Customer Choice
Volkswagen, Ford Expand Collaboration on MEB Electric Platform
Custodian Investment Reports 14% Revenue Growth, Declares N0.50 Kobo Dividend
Babangida, Others for Recognition at St. George’s Ambulance Foundation’s Anniversary
Elendu-Ukeje: Nigerias Must Elect a President that will Unify the Country…
Enugu State and Clanish Clamour for Gubernatorial Ticket Zoning
Lagos Partners Tourism Operators on Summit
Euphoria 360, Anthill Studios Showcase First Project from Slate
Woli Arole’s First Christian Comedy
Ugwuanyi@58: Celebrating a Peaceful Leader Louis Amoke
Timaya Goes Back-to-Back with Release of ‘Charger’
Anambra: Time for Agbogho Nmanwu
APC: The Limits of Propaganda
Attacks on Personnel: Security Chiefs Must Act Now

The Nation

2023: Atiku declares Wednesday
EFCC detectives quiz Obiano over N42b spending
36 governors meet over worsening energy crisis, others
Soludo: When newly-minted governor became sideshow
APC chairman: Al-Makura, Akume, Yari, Mustapha vow to fight on
I slapped Obiano’s wife in self defence, says Bianca Ojukwu
Reprieve for Malami, Amaechi, others as court voids Section 84(12) of Electoral…
Korra Obidi’s tumultuous marital chapter
APC Convention: Ndoma-Egba picks holes in zoning formula
Ukraine war: Canadian envoy calls for global action against Russia
Reps probes Aiteo, Addax on oil spills, MoU in Rivers
CNPP congratulates Soludo, urges good governance
Oluwo of Iwo and his new bride
Korra Obidi’s tumultuous marital chapter
Reps probes Aiteo, Addax on oil spills, MoU in Rivers
ONYEKA ONWENU: I see my children as prized possession
Omo Tosan takes Koredianx high up music charts
The Rise of Igbinogun premieres, gets StarTimes backing
Many talented youths wasting in Niger Delta, says Babylon
Pasuma, Murphy Afolabi, others attend Malaika’s debut…
Young Jonn joins Chocolate City, releases new single
Niyi Johnson, Omowunmi Dada feature in Rebirth
RITA DOMINIC: How I get in and out of emotional scenes
AfDB eyes 400,000 jobs in Nigeria
Real, Barca pick colours for El-Clasico
Man United favours Ten Hag as new manager
BARCA’S REVIVAL: How Xavi is bringing glory days back to…
Who is afraid of Tinubu?
2023: Why PDP cannot zone presidency to the South…
Northern groups back Abiola’s daughter for APC…
Obiano’s botched exit plan
PDP, Atiku and zoning dilemma

The Punch

Netherlands doubles wind energy targets for 2030
US military plane crashes in Norway during NATO exercises
Ukraine: US basketball star detained in Russia
Bundesliga match abandoned after beer hits assistant referee’s head
NAFDAC destroys fake, expired drugs worth N50m in Sokoto
Electoral Act: Malami, Amaechi, Ngige may contest primaries while holding office
Factions vow not to withdraw cases, court vacates order stopping APC convention
ASUU kicks as NASS pushes for establishment of 186 varsities
Bricklayer seeks N600,000 to save two-year-old son battling hydrocephalus
Bamise: Family rejects planned autopsy, police suspend exercise
Machete-wielding hoodlums rob Punchman at Magboro
Lekki residents to sue Lagos govt over illegal coastal land allocation
Congestion: Bulk cargo traffic to Lagos ports drop by 60%, say barge operators
NASS need to revisit gender bills, NDIC chair insists
Take advantage of import duty waivers, FG tells manufacturers
Passenger extortion: FAAN bans two immigration officers from airports
Omisore joins race for APC National Secretary, submits nomination form
Electoral Act: FG to effect court judgement allowing Malami, other appointees contest primaries
70 PDP members defect to APC in Gombe
APC chairmanship: Al-Makura storms secretariat, to submit nomination form
Bundesliga match abandoned after beer hits assistant referee’s head
Man City’s Guardiola targets treble
Playing football as a kid was a crime – Shodimu
NFF okays Baba Yara Stadium, says pitch fantastic
Organisers announce new twists to AMVCA
Iyabo Ojo, Toyin Lawani, others debut as Real Housemates of Lagos
Competition, cause of rivalry between Nigerian, Ghanaian artistes — Kswiz
I never left music industry –Essence

Leadership

Benue Dep. Gov Enters Guber Race
AFRIMA Mourns Ex-Juror, Rab Bakari
APC Coalition Asks Omisore To Run For National Secretary
NSCDC Partners Foreign Agency In Curriculum, Infrastructure Upgrade At Academies
Govs Meet Wednesday Over Epileptic Power Supply
Why Young People Need High Demand Online Skills – Ozuawala
Nda-Isaiah’s Big Ideas Assure Of A Better Nigeria – Etsu
Africa Faces Rising Substance Abuse Post-Pandemic, Says WHO
Obiano Released, To Travel Out Today
Osinbajo Urges Effective Border Governance In West Africa
[EDITORIAL] Probe Missing 107m Crude Oil Barrels
Making Profit From Car Wash Business
Political Appointees Can Contest Party Primaries
When Corporal Punishment Turns Tragic: 3 Pupils Who Died At Teachers’ Hands
APC Convention: Al-Makura, Akume, Etsu, Others Upbeat, Scramble To Pick Forms
Why We Funded Back-To-School Jump-Start Project – NLTF
APC Convention: Al-Makura, Akume, Etsu, Others Upbeat, Scramble To Pick Forms
Dr. Alimi AbdulRazaq: The Millennial Mutawalli Of IIorin
Protecting The Natural Environment – To Enhance Tourism
Benue Dep. Gov Enters Guber Race
Nda-Isaiah’s Big Ideas Assure Of A Better Nigeria – Etsu
Obiano Released, To Travel Out Today
Deleting Section 84 Of Electoral Act Will Cripple Democratic Choices – TMG
Why I Want To Be President In 2023 – Joseph
APC Chairmanship: FCT Forum Rallies Support For Al-Makura
2023: Dankwambo, Wike, Fayose Move To Woo Goje Back To PDP
: FAAN Expels NIS Officers From Lagos Airport Over Extortion
Unity Bank, NASME Partner to Empower Women-owned MSMEs
Africa Faces Rising Substance Abuse Post-Pandemic, Says WHO
NBBF President Condoles With Gumut Over Death Of Father
120 Referees, Coaches For Lagos Karate Course
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The Sun

APC Chairmanship: Senate caucus endorses Adamu
Showdown at Soludo’s inauguration: Why I slapped Obiano’s wife –Bianca Ojukwu
Obiano’s wife has committed sacrilege, she must apologise to Igbo –Obi of Awka
APC: Fresh intrigues threaten convention
‘Why EFCC moved Obiano to Abuja’
Lagos police hunt for Hefty, suspected drug lord who rapes women in their homes
Men still run after me despite being married –Anita Joseph
Soludo to criminals, others: Repent now or get ready for war
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an attack on international law, says Canada
Osun govt commiserates with Modakeke community over monarch’s demise
Court nullifies Section 84 (12) of amended Electoral Act
Showdown at Soludo’s inauguration: Why I slapped Obiano’s wife –Bianca Ojukwu
2023: Abia PDP passes vote of confidence on Gov Ikpeazu
Yabagi Yusuf Sani, ADP chairman: Those talking of zoning are thinking backwards
Martin Onovo, ex-Presidential candidate, NCP: Nigeria’s democracy doomed if we dump zoning
Selfishness driving zoning campaign in Enugu -Ekweremadu
APC will come out stronger after internal crises –Mustapha Salihu
Joshua, Joyce Twitter feud continues
Lukaku unhappy at Chelsea
Rohr speaks on Eguavoen, Onazi selection dilemma
Super Falcons to face Canada in April
Napoli cautious of Osimhen’s fitness
It’s tough being Super Eagles coach – Eguavoen
…Explains Ejuke’s omission from Ghana clash
2022 World Cup playoff: Ghana to unleash Roma, Bristol City attackers on Nigeria
CR7 tells teammates what to eat
Benzema doubtful for El Clasico
Shefiu Alao to thrill at Maba Town Day Festival
KAP Academy opens application for film/TV production training
Aig-Imoukhuede, Herbert Wigwe celebrate ‘corporate bromance’
Lagos socialite, Adebola Dosunmu hits golden age
Tongues wag about Pastor Sam Adeyemi, wife’s ‘relocation’ to Canada
Top real estate player, Dele Phillips’ grand move
When ex-Enugu commissioner, Rita Mbah shone like a diamond
Dibi-Ju: My desire is to duet with Burna Boy, Davido
We’re proud to associate with Rise of Igbinogun –StarTimes’ Jiang
How disappointments pushed me into success –Mistikay
Racist Ukraine: Black Lives Matter
Why CBN must maintain its grip on the naira
The Lion and the Lioness
What are men doing to keep women and girls safe in Nigeria?
Welcome Gov. Soludo! Now, govern!
National security: We won’t let Nigerians down –COAS
Pastor Ashimolowo’s rag-to-riches story: ‘As a boy, I wore rags and torn clothes’
Gov. Ugwuanyi @ 58: Celebrating the passion, achievements of a peaceful leader
Fake madwoman kidnaps, sells children in Enugu community
FG to ASUU: Choose dialogue instead of incessant strikes
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an attack on international law, says Canada
Osun govt commiserates with Modakeke community over monarch’s demise
2023: Abia PDP passes vote of confidence on Gov Ikpeazu
Racist Ukraine: Black Lives Matter
Parents, ASUU and the future of Nigeria
Yabagi Yusuf Sani, ADP chairman: Those talking of zoning are thinking backwards
Martin Onovo, ex-Presidential candidate, NCP: Nigeria’s democracy doomed if we dump zoning
Selfishness driving zoning campaign in Enugu -Ekweremadu
Court nullifies Section 84 (12) of amended Electoral Act
APC will come out stronger after internal crises –Mustapha Salihu
Court vacates order against APC convention
Aig-Imoukhuede, Herbert Wigwe celebrate ‘corporate bromance’

Daily Trust

Broadcast Stations Gasping For Breath, BON Cries Out
BREAKING: Low Turnout As Oluwo Of Iwo Marries Kano Princess
Energy Crisis: ‘Nigerians Should Ignore NLC’s Call For Revolt’
Lagosians Blast Sanwo-Olu Over Reopening Of Lekki Tollgate
Blackout: Emergency Measures Restored Power Supply, Says FG
2023: Gboyega Isiaka Joins Ogun Senatorial Race
Oil Tanks Explode At Bua Cement Plant, Kill Three Workers
APC Chairmanship: Akume’s Victory Will Give Christians Sense Of Belonging – Zulum
THE BEARING: How Nigerian Women Are Holding Themselves Back In The Media
Gunmen Bomb Imo Police Station, Kill Two Cops
Two Children Die As School Toilet Collapses In Niger State
NMA, NBA Urge FCTA Not To Terminate Garki Hospital Concession
Nigeria Saves N5trn From Import Reduction In 4 Years – Onu
EFCC Quizzed Obiano Over N17bn, Inflated Contracts – Sources
Akpanudoedehe Remains APC Secretary As Buni Continues Reconciliation
NSCDC, NYSC To Prosecute Graduates Evading Service
Delta Secures $40 Million PPP For Songhai Project
Nigerians Pay Through The Nose As Health Insurance Wobbles
Investigation: How JUTH Denies Hausa, Fulani Treatment For Claiming Plateau State
Electoral Act: Respite For Malami, Amaechi, Others As Court Nullifies Contentious Clause
Meet Fatima, 14-Year-Old Kano Female Tiler
Why I Gave Obiano’s Wife A Dirty Slap – Bianca Ojukwu
A Day With Lagos Amputee Tricyclist
ASUU And The Travail Of Nigerian Education
‘It Took Me Years To Release My Music Because I Was Afraid’
Meet Kannywood Stars That Started As Kid Actors
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dinner At My Place’ And Too Much Spice
Kano Fans Upset By Kano Pillars’ Dwindling Fortunes In NPFL
London Rivals Continue Battle For Top-Four Finish
Champions League Quarter-Final Draw: Chelsea Draw Real Madrid, Man City Face Atletico Madrid, Liverpool Get Benfica
Sani Toro: Qatar 2022 Ticket Will Soothe Pains Of Suffering Nigerians
Arsenal’s Young Squad Herald The Future
Ponzhi Tarok Stool: A Quintessential Army Officer’s Aborted Dream
How Gombe Student Died Waiting For Governor Yahaya
How Bandits Killed 65 ‘Yan-Sa-Kai Members, Soldiers In Kebbi
A Day With Abuja Scavengers: ‘Village Hardship Pushed Us Out Of School To FCT’
APC Crisis: How Buni, Yahaya Bello Defeated El-Rufai’s Camp
Kidnapping Experience Threatens 26-Year-Old Student’s Dream
Abdulrazaq Instrumental To Establishment Of African Court – Osinbajo
NAFDAC Destroys Fake, Expired Drugs Worth N50m
Spelling Bee: Abdulrahmon Emerges Lagos One Day Governor
Youths Drum Support For Abiola’s Daughter
Gunmen Strike Again In Imo, Raze Residence Of Ohanaeze President
Gunmen Bomb Imo Police Station, Kill Two Cops
A Day With Lagos Amputee Tricyclist
Energy Crisis: ‘Nigerians Should Ignore NLC’s Call For Revolt’
Deeper Life Pastor Hacked To Death, Corpse Dumped Inside Pit
Aviation Crisis Lingers As Airlines, Marketers Fail To Agree On Jet Fuel Price
Nigeria’s Debt Stock Rose To N39.5tr In Dec – DMO
IATA Hails Reduced Travel Restrictions As UK Airlines Ditch Mask
Severity Of Inflationary Pressures At Variance With Official Data — Expert
2023: Forum Buys N40m PDP Presidential Form For Atiku
Kinsmen, Loyalists Mobilise To ‘Bring Back’ Ambode
2023: Group Urges Nwuche To Contest Rivers Governorship
Sani Toro: Qatar 2022 Ticket Will Soothe Pains Of Suffering Nigerians
Arsenal’s Young Squad Herald The Future
‘We Have Might To Put You In Your Place’, Russia Warns U.S.
US To Send Drones, Anti-Aircraft Weapons To Ukraine
Our Local Languages Are On Verge Of Extinction
Column No.6: The ‘Dirty’ Slap Heard Around The World
Arsenal’s Young Squad Herald The Future
Civics And The Words, Deeds Of A Nigerian Politician
2023: Are The Women Really Coming?
Editorial
Address Soaring Fertiliser Prices As National Emergency
Why Lumen Christi School Bagged WAEC Trophy 6th Time – Rev. Itaman
Why Students Need 4th Industrial Revolution Education Skills
What To Know About Treatments For Fibroid
Four Kano Missing Children Regain Freedom, Reunite With Families
Suspected Female Ritualist Nabbed With School Uniform, Money, Books In Kwara

Vanguard

APC: Governors draw battle line with Aso Rock cabal
Electoral Act Amendment: We ‘ll respond when CTC of judgement is received —Reps
APC Crisis: Why Akpanudoedehe’s sack may fall through
Stop this war, Zelenskyy!
BREAKING: Oluwo reveals his new Queen [Photos]
NDLEA arrests 15 Nigerians, foreigners, seizes 187,791kg drugs in Lagos
Edo PDP: Glimpses Of Peace After the storm
2023: Delta North Monarchs to Orodje: Proposed summit has nothing to do with DTRC
I am not vying for elective position- DG ITF
Akwa Ibom teachers suspend strike, resume academic activities Monday
My first child’s Tuface’s fifth – Annie Idibia goes emotional
President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s house bombed by unknown gunmen in Imo
Police arrest ‘spirit’ attempting to dupe victim of N2.2m in Borno
I don’t like religious men – Actress, Rita Akoji
APC Convention: Committee inspect venue, assures delegates of security
Osinbajo Presidency greatest legacy Buhari can bequeath to Nigerians —Ajulo
‘World’s tallest model’ struggles to date as 6ft 9in frame towers above men
‘Buhari should inaugurate NDDC board to douse tension’
Shoppers fight over sugar after sanctions leave Russia’s supermarket shelves empty
Digital platform, epoultry appoints Prof Liang , expand operations in Africa
Vigilante member dies from accidental discharge
Putin’s ‘secret daughter’ shuts Instagram account after backlash over dad’s war
Address our agelong marginalisation when you become Gov — Ibiono people tell Umo Eno
PFN sues for establishment of politics, governance units in churches
2023 Elections: Court vacates order stopping APC convention
Boyslivesmatter, CEO tells gory tales of boys abused by women
Why get married when you knew it could flop?!
‘How our marriage break up rumours shook my husband and I’
BREAKING: Gunmen bomb Imo police station, destroy vehicles, buildings; They used dynamite — Police
ENUGU 2023: I’ve told Ugwuanyi why I want to succeed him —Ekweremadu
Pandemic Putin’s Power Play – 3: What to expect
Mummy, mummy I am black
SIRIKA AND OLUMIDE: The Pic Continuum
Ebele Obiano: Beyond the farewell slap
Electoral Act Amendment: We ‘ll respond when CTC of judgement is received —Reps
10 years after, 2face, Annie Idibia renew marital vows
Russia to ensure safety, wellbeing of Nigerians — Official
Parents return from holiday, discover son gone to fight in Ukraine
ENUGU 2023: I’ve told Ugwuanyi why I want to succeed him —Ekweremadu
We want Obiano to account for N42bn Security vote, Sure-P Cash — EFCC
DELTA 2023: Endorsement rumours everywhere, time for Okowa to ease tension
Masturbation not caused by lack of sex – Blessing Okoro
Princess Peters set to drop new song, ‘Iyesogie’ to celebrate Mother’s Day
MultiChoice fixes Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for May 14
Ghana vs Nigeria: Eguavoen’s selection worries sports journalists
Okocha, Kanu, others for Tinubu novelty match
Preparations in top gear for 3rd Adeola Ajayi Basketball Camp
UEFA Champions League Q/final: Chelsea get Real Madrid, Man City to face Atletico
Brume eyes historic medal as World Indoor Championships begin in Belgrade
NEWS EXTRA: Abuja girls making money as PoS agents
Nigeria exported $3.455billion non-oil product in 3 years — NEPC
Access Bank records 27% increase in gross earnings to N971 bn
Gov Soludo and the two Beautiful Troublesome Girls
ASUU strike: LAUTECH students give lecturers 72 hours to pull out of strike
YABATECH approves cut-off marks for 2021/2022 admission

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