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News Headlines Mar 2, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

APC Governors Meet, Keep Mum
62,271 Schools in Nigeria without Security, NSCDC Laments
Obaseki Faults Sharing Formula for FG’s Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, Others
Civil Society Group Wades Into Tinubu, Aregbesola Face-off, Seeks Reconciliation
Oyo Govt Accuses EFCC of Intimidation over Alleged N9b Money Laundering
NANS Protests ASUU Strike, Block Anambra Roads
CUPP Backs Ayu’s Comments on Elections, Urges DSS to Desist from…
Breaking: Senate Okays Financial Autonomy for State Legislature, Judiciary
Breaking: Lawmakers Kick as Osinbajo’s Wife, Dolapo, Visits House to Observe Voting on Constitution Amendment
Breaking: Buhari Seeks Amendment to New Electoral Act
Breaking: Buhari Departs for Two Weeks Medical Check up in London
Resilient Zenith Bank Beats Market Expectations with Double-digit Growth in Gross Earnings in 2021
Insecurity: FCT Police Command Seeks 10 APCs, Drones, Arms, Ammunition
By-Elections: C’River Remains a PDP State, Says Imoke
Amnesty Programme Denies Owing Scholarship Students
Court Sacks Taraba APC Executive
New Electoral Act ‘ll Address Voter Apathy, Says Accord Party
Get Your PVCs and Sweep APC out of Ekiti, Oni Tells…
Alaafin, Ooni, Aregbesola Meet over Reconciliation with Tinubu
Lawmakers Kick as Osinbajo’s Wife Visits House to Observe Voting
PC Chair Aspirant, Musa, Visits Fayemi, Unveils Plans
Bandits Abduct Construction Workers, Burn Vehicles in Niger Communities
What if Emefiele Decides to Run?
Russia-Ukrainan War: Sokoto Students Now in Budapest, Says Tambuwal
CHRIS NGIGE’S SERMON ON LEADERSHIP
Knowledge-based Skills Critical for Economic Growth, Says VC
Gradely Partners Firm, Launches Remedial School
NIGCOMSAT PRIVATISATION AND ROAD NOT TAKEN
‘A SUSTAINABLE FEMINIST RECOVERY’
Lawmaker Recommends Funding, Qualified Teachers to Revamp Education
By-elections: CUPP Backs Ayu, Urges DSS to Desist from Threatening PDP…
Buhari Insists on Adamu as Preferred Candidate for APC Chair
#RevolutionNow: Egwatu Withdraws from Sowore’s Trial, as Nwite Takes over
By-Election: C’River Remains PDP State, Says Imoke
Netherlands to Collaborate with Ogun on Vegetable Production
FG: Nigeria Ranks Low in Implementation of World Bank-funded Projects
APC Govs Meet Buhari, Rule out Shift in Convention Date
Collaborate with Security Agencies for Peaceful Resolution of Nation’s Challenges, Buhari…
Breaking: Senate Okays Financial Autonomy for State Legislature, Judiciary
2023: Why Zoning Will Not Give Nigeria Desired Results, Lawmaker Explains
Ooni Revives 50 Heritage Sites in Ile-Ife for Economic Devt
APC: Abia to Benefit Most from New Electoral Act as Votes…
FG Reinforces Bilateral Ties with Israel
Buhari Wants Senate to Confirm MPC Member
W’Bank: Nearly 2.4bn Women Globally Lack Same Economic Rights as Men
After One Year, INEC Records Zero Voter in 602 Katsina Polling…
Bauchi Gov Appoints Nuhu Ahmad Wabi Tenth Emir of Jama’are
Buhari Writes House, Seeks Passage of Nigeria Start-up Bill
Breaking: Buhari Seeks Amendment to New Electoral Act
‘Buhari to Inaugurate More Projects in Kaduna in May 2022
Pruning Public Institutions for Efficiency, Fiscal Sustainability
‘MTN Customers Will Get Free Access to Davido’s 02 Arena Concert’
FMARD Urges Stakeholders on OIE’s Standards for Animal Welfare
Contributory Pension Scheme Will Aid Infrastructural Development, Says PenOP CEO
NGX to Implement New Strategy Centered on Digital Transformation, Customer-centric Solutions
FirstBank: Our FGT has Contributed Towards Boosting Intra African Trade
Libel: Court Restrains Community Newspaper, Publisher Perpetually
In North West, Tambuwal’s Consultative Visit Receives Rousing Welcome
Bamidele Explains Why He Won’t Go to Court Against APC
The Robbery Siege in Uromi Town
Changing Outlook of Oyo’s Food Basket
Global Recruitment Drive for Nigerian Women
Four Nigerians Emerge Winners at 8th UK Alumni Awards
Digitising Humanitarian and Social Protection Transfers in Nigeria
Firm Partners Lagos to Address Logistics Challenge in Blood delivery
Ukraine Crisis: Shakhtar Donetsk Evacuate Brazilian Players to Romania
2022 GTCO LAGOS POLO STL Wins Low Cup, Elektron Picks Silver Cup in Dramatic
Will Buhari’s ‘Rope-a-Dope’ Style Work for Him?
Copa del Rey S’finals Live on StarTimes
Sapele Club Set for Orodje Okpe Golf Tourney
Ndidi, Lookman End Leicester’s Winless Run at Burnley
Career: APWEN Empowers Students on STEM
ZODML Unveils Free Online Library for Self-driven Learning
Babcock Inducts 78 Graduates into Medical Lab Science Council
COEASU Lauds Ogun Governor’s TASCE Intervention, Seeks Audience
Seeking Alternative Funding to Sustain FTS Beyond 2023
Editorial: LOOTING THE ASSETS OF NATURE…
CHRIS NGIGE’S SERMON ON LEADERSHIP
Knowledge-based Skills Critical for Economic Growth, Says VC
So Ukraine is Near
Making Chapter II of the Constitution Justiceable

The Nation

Begging: Abuja’s lingering menace?
Only Nigerians can save Nigeria
NPF and imperative of contributory pension
Yahoo-yahoo, ritual killing and get-rich-quick syndrome
A sustainable feminist recovery
Buhari turns down governors’ plea to drop Adamu
Commuters stranded, motorists groan as petrol scarcity bites harder
Senators, Reps: no to Bill seeking VAT for Fed Govt
Of the man, Tinubu
Editorial :Suasion, not coercion
Editorial :Murder on rail tracks
Evans; 25% female politicians inadequate in 2022
Tony Marinho
Essence of The Ash Wednesday
Sanwo-Olu approves generators for LASUTH
Only Nigerians can save Nigeria
Francis E. Ogbimi Mar 2, 2022
A sustainable feminist recovery
António Guterres
Missing arms and gun violence
Police advise vehicle owners
Imo lawmaker denies involvement in killings
MC Oluomo replies NURTW’s query
Ebuka: BBNaija not instant success gate pass
Sabinus gives childhood friend car gift
I’m fine with being called ‘Ade Tiger’ – Titi Kuti
Madonna announces collaboration with Fireboy DML
15th Headies holds in Atlanta, Bentley for next rated act
Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea sign MoU on gas supply
MTN unveils new brand identity
‘$42b deals sealed at IATF2021’
Minister praises manufacturing of LNG stove
Lokomotiv Moscow Coach quits over Ukraine invasion
Transfers: Gwagwalada club owners holds seminar
250 players set for Osun Table Tennis competition
The godfather syndrome
A promise is a powerful thing even in
Of TNM and messiahs

The Punch

NFF to immortalise ‘Thunder’ Balogun 50 years after death
Astrazeneca committed to accelerating vaccine supply to Africa
Mental health groups oppose attempted suicide bill
FG loses out, NASS affirms states’ power to collect VAT
Transport fares rise, fillings stations sell petrol above N200
Peace move: Why Tinubu was absent during Ooni, Alaafin’s meeting with Aregbesola -Aide
Masquerader burnt to death during fire stunt in Anambra
Delta vessel explosion: Five bodies recovered, recovery continues
Anambra apprentice weeps, says master loaned him tricycle after 15 years labour
Court frees final-year student detained for four years over defilement
ECOFAIRS will boost regional trade, AfCFTA – Convener
Senate approves committee’s report on NIPOST Bill
Ukraine: Max Air begins evacuation of stranded Nigerians today
2023: Separate politics from security, LCCI warns FG
Convention: APC governors meet Buhari, deny postponement plot
2023: INEC presents voters list to parties, begins nomination forms collection
Peace move: Alaafin, Ooni meet Aregbesola over face-off with Tinubu
LMC rejects 3SC sole administrator role
250 players for Osun t’tennis tourney
Ukraine: ITF suspends Russia, Belarus from Davis, Billie Jean King Cups
My children must be able to brag about me
Tears as Lasisi Elenu reveals mother’s last words
Artiste laments paying N1.7m for N17,150 fuel in Lagos
‘Why men should give ladies transport fare during hangouts’

Leadership

We Are Fighting For Our life,” Zelenskyy Tells European Parliament
Amending The Electoral Act 2022
Ash Wednesday Kicks In Lent For Christians
Constitution Review: President, Governors May Go To Jail For Rejecting Legislative Summons
Convention: Fresh Crisis Hits APC Over Imposition Of Candidates
Amending The Electoral Act 2022
Dangote Cement Shareholders Get N340.8bn Dividend
Oil Prices Back To $105pb On Russia- Ukraine Crisis
5 Days After Assent, Buhari Seeks Amendment To Electoral Act
Nigeria Needs Governance Dialogue For Progress, Says Ex – Timor Leste President, Ramos-Horta
Insecurity Hurting South East Economy – Governors
2023: Alafin, Ooni Move To Reconcile Aregbesola, Tinubu
Akwa Ibom Addresses Shelter Deficit, Flags Off Housing Estate In Uyo
Oil Prices Hit $104 A Barrel As Russia Intensifies Ukraine Attack
By-elections: Stop Threatening PDP National Chairman, CUPP Tells DSS
Google To Charge Nigerian-based Advertisers 7.5% VAT From April
BREAKING: Reps Reject Life Pension For NASS Presiding Officers
BREAKING: Senate Passes LG Financial Autonomy Bill
Insecurity Hurting South East Economy – Governors
2023: Alafin, Ooni Move To Reconcile Aregbesola, Tinubu
BREAKING: Sowore Declares To Run For President In 2023
EDITORIAL
Ash Wednesday Kicks In Lent For Christians
Amending The Electoral Act 2022

The Sun

Residents Flee As Eight Canter Loaded With Boko Haram Terrorists Arrive Niger Communities
Alleged flogging: 19-month Delta child died of septic shock, autopsy reveals
Buhari writes Senate, seeks amendment to Electoral Act
Terrorism: Nigerian, Egyptian partner on special military training, others
Hoodlums burn ex-Rep’s house, vehicle in Abia
ASUU Strike: Ngige briefs Buhari, says N92 billion paid so far
Buhari rejects APC governors request to dump Adamu as preferred national chairman
Musa visits Fayemi, unveils aspiration’s plans, mission for APC
CIAPS hosts HR managers from Africa in Lagos tomorrow
Youth group backs Obi for PDP presidential ticket
Ekiti 2022: APC candidate for governor Oyebanji makes first public appearance with deputy Afuye
Constitution Review: Gyang berates Northern senators for voting against Plateau
Don’t bring your chosen successor for consultation in our area, Itu/Ibiono youth leaders threaten Udom
Ekiti govt awards more road projects
Pele discharged from hospital
2022 World Cup playoff: Moses Simon to lead Ndidi, Lookman, other Eagles to camp March 19
Man Utd targets Osimhen to replace Ronaldo
Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo celebrates 60th birthday
Electoral Act 2022: Triumph of tenacity
Ninth National Assembly and Electoral Act 2022
Constitution amendment: What manner of lawmakers?
BVAS revolt over minister’s miscue
An unavoidable harvest of sorrows
Tambuwal unbound
WIEN targets 35% women inclusivity in energy sector by 2025
Afrobeat community converges on Dubai for Soundoff
Arsonists set ex-lawmaker’s house ablaze in Abia
NSCDC celebrates day with free medical tests in Osun
TUC berates education minister for walking out on NANS
We are searching for relatives of accident victim – UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital
Paradigm shift as women run one-third of Nigerian banks
Alleged flogging: 19-month Delta child died of septic shock, autopsy reveals
Terrorism: Nigerian, Egyptian partner on special military training, others
Ganduje sacks 4 officials over forgery, land scam
Auto crash kills 12 on Kano-Kaduna Expressway
Police, army foil attack by gunmen on Imo station
Alleged flogging: 19-month Delta child died of septic shock, autopsy reveals
2 lives lost, houses burnt in renewed Benue communal crisis
4 years after, court declares Arabic teacher not guilty of defiling girl, 4
Hoodlums burn ex-Rep’s house, vehicle in Abia
We’re not owing any scholarship student –PAP
Nasarawa: Court remands 2 university students for shoplifting at Lafia City Mall
WIEN targets 35% women inclusivity in energy sector by 2025
Afrobeat community converges on Dubai for Soundoff

Daily Trust

Bandits Destroy Niger SSG’s Hometown
N/Assembly Stops State, LG Joint Account, Rejects Slots For Women
N50,000 One-Way Ticket: As Airfare Takes A ‘Flight’
APC: Buhari Rejects Moves To Drop Adamu As Consensus National Chair
Alaafin, Ooni Move To Reconcile Tinubu, Aregbesola
2023: INEC Releases New Voters List To Parties
Emir Of Daura Marks 15 Years On The Throne, Speaks On His Greatest Pride
National Assembly Rejects Special Seats For Women, Inclusion Of VAT On Exclusive List
March 26 Convention Date Remains Intact – APC Governors
Buhari Going For Another Medical Checkup In London
COVID-19 Killed Over 3,000 Nigerians In 2 Years – NCDC
School Sets Up Panel To Probe Sexual Abuse Allegation
UK Expert Urges Nigerian Organisations To Identify Business Threats Opportunities
Enugu Is South East’s Most Peaceful State Due To Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Support To Security Agencies, Says Air Vice Marshal Daramola
Gov. Ugwuanyi Swears In Hon. Justice Ozoemena As Chief Judge Of Enugu State
N/Assembly Stops State, LG Joint Account, Rejects Slots For Women
IATA Projects 4bn Passengers In 2024
2023: More Reactions Trail Time Table For Party Primaries
Kaduna Police Deactivate Bomb In Another Hotel
Don’t Use Roadblocks, Raids For Extortion, IGP Warns Officers
VIN: Customs, Freight Forwarders’ Meeting Deadlocked
Nigeria Hasn’t Properly Utilised Donor Funds – Finance Minister
Equities Close Positive As Market Cap Up N25.6 Trn
Dangote Cement Declares N364.44bn Profit In 2021
How Kaduna’s 23 LGA’s Secured N152m LFTAS Grant
APC: Buhari Rejects Moves To Drop Adamu As Consensus National Chair
Alaafin, Ooni Move To Reconcile Tinubu, Aregbesola
2023: INEC Releases New Voters List To Parties
2023: Kwankwaso To Dump PDP For NNPP, Contest Presidency – Party
Sowore Declares For Presidency
Pillars, Lobi Stars To Test Rivers, Plateau United Title Credentials
Former Captain Song Named New Cameroon Coach
NBBF Crisis: Nwachukwu Insists Federation Has No Constitution
Oyo State To Host South-West U-19 Cricket Tournament
Kim Upbeat Before Singapore Title Defence
Russian Tennis Star Responds To Ukrainian Opponent’s Refusal To Play Her
The Electoral Act 2022
NPF And The Imperative Of Contributory Pension
How Much Value Can New CBN’s Subsidy In FX Market Bring?
Our Science Schools’ Desperate Cry For Help
EU/AU Summit: Another Missed Opportunity?
Editorial: Lent
FG Pursues N15bn For Revitalization Of Facilities, Others In Polytechnics
7 Years After, N8bn Akwa Ibom Coconut Factory Yet To Start Operation
NRCRI Releases Additional Yam, Cassava Varieties For Farmers
12 People Burnt To Death In Kano Auto Crash
Man Dies After Falling From 2-Storey Building While Asleep In Kwara
Kano LG Suspends N500m Road Project To Avoid Duplication
CP Orders Strict Enforcement Of Ban On Commercial Tricycles In Enugu

Vanguard

JUST IN: APC governors converge in Abuja
31 Strokes of Cane: 19-month-old Obinna died of septic shock — Autopsy
Man, 25, bags 5 years in prison for stealing N17,000
Electricity: Investments in sector surpasses N2trn post-privatisation
12 burnt to death in Kano auto crash
2 feared killed in renewed Benue communal crisis
Socioeconomic challenges and options before govt
Industrialisation: Solution to unemployment, poverty
Sylvester Oromoni: Dowen College principal weeps at coroner inquest
Pedestrian bridges and suicidal Lagosians
Nollywood as compass to national questions
Tortuous journey of a varsity bill
Lawmakers as rigging addicts
2023 elections and the sons of Barabbas
Motorists lament over fuel scarcity, price hike in Kano
Prove you are with us, Ukraine president urges EU
Police arrest UK’s ‘most wanted woman’ for €1bn mobile phone fraud
FINANCE ACT, 2021: Improving revenue for fiscal performance
Chelsea Foundation reports Abramovich proposal to Charity Commission
NGOR Okpala: PDP leadership, Imo Assembly candidate hail Ugochinyere over support
Man, 25, bags 5 years in prison for stealing N17,000
Get your PVCs, sweep APC out of Ekiti —Oni tells voters
APC National Convention: Governor Fayemi backs Senator Sani Musa
Kwankwaso sets to dump PDP for NNPP
10:32 pmNigeria’s pension assets grow by over 3%
Senate passes 49 out of 68 constitution bills
Nigerian, Egyptian armed forces, major players in Africa – Defence Chief
Why Nnamdi Kanu protested in DSS detention — Legal team
Reps reject bill for special seats for women in parliament
Electricity: Investments in sector surpasses N2trn post-privatisation
World Taekwondo withdraws honorary black belt from Putin
Market Capitalisation closes at N25.59trn on NGX
Trial of Sowore stalled as new judge takes over case
Nigeria signs MoU with Equatorial Guinea to develop, supply natural gas
How MDAs frustrate budget implementation
Nigeria’s upstream oil investment remains flat
Senate receives Buhari’s request for bill to reposition digital technology in Nigeria
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Sylvester Oromoni: Dowen College principal weeps at coroner inquest
Motorists lament over fuel scarcity, price hike in Kano
Stop converting checkpoints, stop and search, patrols into avenues for extorting, fleecing of Nigerians — IGP warns Policemen
Obasanjo visits Olubadan-designate, promises to prostrate on next visitation
My father was theatre perfectionist par excellence ― Lari Williams’s son
Chelsea Foundation reports Abramovich proposal to Charity Commission
Coach quits Lokomotiv Moscow in fallout of Russian invasion of Ukraine
PGMOL apologises to Everton for penalty not given against Man City
Lewandowski says he’s ‘open to everything’ as Bayern contract enters final year
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Nigeria’s upstream oil investment remains flat
Public sector contribution to GDP declines marginally
Toyota to shutdown Japanese production lines due to cyber attack
5G: NCC may roll out 3 additional licences before 2024 – Danbatta

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