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News Headlines Mar 21, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Live Updates: Governorship/Assembly Elections 2023
Governorship Election Results 2023
INEC Declares Otu of APC, C’River Governor-elect
INEC Suspends Further Collation of Governorship Election Results in Abia, Enugu
CDD: Decreased Trust in INEC, Violence, Vote-buying Blighted States Polls
Folarin Congratulates Makinde, Urges Supporters to Remain Calm
Kwara NNPP Guber Candidate Congratulates AbdulRazaq on Re-election
Katsina PDP Threatens to Sanction Shema, Supporters over Anti-party Activities
Outcome of Ondo Assembly Election Affirms Unshaken Confidence in my Administration, Says Akeredolu
Police Arrest 26 Electoral Offenders in Benue
Ogun LP Congratulates Abiodun on Re-election, Lauds INEC
Stock Market Down N16bn on Weak Investors’ Sentiment
Report: Nigeria’s LNG Output Still Weak Despite Europe’s Thirst for Spot Supplies
Shell Reports Sharp Fall in Nigeria Oil Spills After Shutdown
Nigeria’s Oil Rigs Count Stagnates, Despite February Crude Production Growth
N1trn Debt Payment, Gas Supply, Others Top Gencos’ Agenda for Incoming Govt
Agric Stakeholders, Farmers’ Agenda for New Administration
Oil Price Steadies After 5% Loss, Lowest in Over 15 Months
International Breweries Promotes Climate Action with Gas Powered Trucks
Universal Insurance CEO Wins Leadership Excellence Award
INEC Declares APC’s Uba Sani Winner of Kaduna Guber Election
Gov Zulum Reelected in Borno
Taraba Guber: PDP Alleges Plot to Alter Result, Urges INEC to Declare Kefas Winner
Garlands for BHM at SABRE EMEA Awards
Rights, Freedom and Potential: The UK’s Women and Girls Strategy
BetKing Announces New Partnership with Ikorodu City FC
Infantino Showers Encomiums on Late Mabo
NFF Clears Air on Finidi, Shorounmu’s Absence from Eagles’ Bench
2023 AFCON QUALIFIERS:Onuachu, Musa, Others Swell Eagles Camp to 16 as Team Train
Nigeria: Beyond The Elections
Debunking the Myth of Lagos as No Man’s Land
The Case Against Child Marriage

The Nation

BREAKING: INEC declares APC’s Sani Kaduna Gov-Elect
BREAKING: Catholic Priest wins Benue Gov poll
BREAKING: INEC declares Adamawa Gov poll inconclusive
BREAKING: INEC headquarters wades into Enugu Gov stalemate
Sanwo-Olu approves 20% salary increase for workers
Ramadan: Sultan urges Muslims to look out for new moon Wednesday
Dadakuada music legend Jaigbade Alao dies
APC kicks as INEC declares Oborevwori Delta Gov-Elect
Kiddwaya congratulates INEC on fantastic polls
Eight Governors who got re-elected
APC’s Uba Sani maintains lead in Kaduna
APC wins Cross River as INEC declares Otu Governor-Elect
JAMB resumes direct entry registration, sets new guidelines
Ojerinde sues ICPC for breach of rights, as ex-JAMB registrar’s trial stalled
Truck crashes, catches fire in Anambra
Ebonyi PDP chair beaten to death
NDLEA seizes 1.2m pills of Tramadol in Kogi, Gombe
Vote-buying: EFCC intercepts bales of fabric in Sokoto
26-year old Kashamu’s son wins Ogun Assembly seat
Eight social media tips for business owners
Nigeria, Japan trade hits $10b
We are making ports better, says NPA MD Koko
Court stops Federal Palace Hotel’s TCN’s Extraordinary General Meeting
I begged to eat but God changed my story – Spyro
No Nigerian should ever cry about racism – Etinosa Idemudia
Funke Akindele deletes campaign posts from IG, thanks supporters
Politicians need to learn from Seyi Makinde – Yetunde Bakare
EDITORIAL: Beastly predators
Police must fish out those who raped a septuagenarian and then sliced off her vital organs alive
Franca Afegbua (1943 – 2023)
Naira, the king
Soludo: Eyes set beyond the storm
Now that Dikko Radda is Katsina’s governor-elect
National unity, prejudices and consequence of anger
Electoral bulala
What a cause
Braimah at 60
Democracy test

The Punch

Lagos musician, friend kill BDC operators, guard arrested
Machiavellian democracy and APC of Buhari and Tinubu
Soldiers shoot two Taraba policemen dead, injure others
Lagos husband arraigned for wife’s death
Hoodlums attack Ogun driver after crushing motorcyclist, passenger
Suspected cultists shoot Rivers ex-councillor’s mother over security fee
Anger as NNPCL hires expatriate to head subsidiary
Africa accounts for 55% of world’s poor – ECA
Nigeria relies on generators for 75% electricity – Report
Accept defeat, Delta gov-elect tells Omo-Agege
APC fears Saraki-like crisis ahead of Senate presidency race
EU observers blame politicians, INEC for vote-buying
PDP rejects Katsina gov poll results, heads for court
PDP, Adebutu reject Ogun gov poll results
Japan beat Mexico to reach World Baseball Classic final
Infantino pays tributes to Mabo
AFCON 2023: Akpoguma, Ndidi, 14 others hit Eagles camp
Editorial: Police, INEC must prosecute electoral offenders
Machiavellian democracy and APC of Buhari and Tinubu
Spot the error: El-Rufai is my senior brother
Saudi-Iran deal and implications for the Global South
Seplat: Who’s behind disputes between stakeholders and authorities?
Level-crossing gate would have prevented Lagos deadly train-bus clash – FRSC spokesman
Internet creates jobs, reduces poverty – World Bank
BTC recovers, gains $211bn in 2022
IBM proposes tech solution to Nigeria’s water crisis
Biometrics crucial to digital economy, says CEO
How to prevent future pandemics, epidemics —WHO
78 million Nigerian children risk water-related threats – UNICEF
26 graduates bag first class in OAUSTECH
Uniosun secures NUC accreditation for 26 courses
MTN, PAU to train journalists in tech


I’m Shattered, Heartbroken Over Saturday’s Polls – Bode George
JUST-IN: APC’s Uba Sani Wins Kaduna Gov’ship Election
Guber Poll: PDP Raises Alarm Over Deployment Of Special Forces To Zamfara
Media Tycoon, Murdoch, Finds Love After 4th Divorce
Imo Assembly Polls: PDP National Sec Rejects Results, Sets Up Legal Team
JUST-IN: PDP Candidate Leads As INEC Declares Adamawa Gov’ship Poll Inconclusive
Zulum Wins Re-election Bid In Borno With Landslide
Soldiers Cordon Roads Leading To INEC Office In Kaduna As Guber Poll Winner Sets To Emerge
BREAKING: APC Candidate, Fr Alia, Wins Benue Gov’ship Election
Renowned Oil Trader, Jean-Marc Cordier, Joins NNPCL
APC Candidate, Otu, Wins Cross River Guber Election
JUST-IN: INEC Reschedules Benue Gov’ship, Assembly Polls In Kwande LGA
Declare Adamawa Guber Election Result Now, Atiku Tells INEC
Okowa’s Candidate, Oborovweri, Wins Delta Guber Election
APC Governorship Candidate, Bago, Wins In Niger
INEC Declares APC Candidate, Nwifuru, Winner Of Ebonyi Guber Poll
2 Policemen Killed, Others Injured In Clash With Soldiers In Taraba

The Sun

INEC declares PDP’s Agbu winner of Saturday’s Guber polls in Taraba
Soludo denies spending N3.5bn to get majority during Anambra Assembly polls
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EU thumbs down for guber, Assembly polls
Nnamani quits PDP, mulls defection to APC
Wike congratulates Makinde, Mohammed, Lagos gov on re-election
EU thumbs down for guber, Assembly polls
Kano residents flout curfew to celebrate NNPP victory
Tension in Nasarawa, Kaduna, Enugu, Abia, Kano, Taraba, Adamawa
I am deeply humbled by my victory –Oborevwori
Customers swoop on banks as cash shortage, e-channel glitches persist
Currency in circulation now N982bn as queues in banks for cash persist
Shareholders excited as SEC registers NB’ 2.1bn bonus shares
NGX Group grows FY 2022 transaction fees to N3.2bn
Lagosians’ve chosen competence, experience –Sanwo-Olu
“No regret taking huge step,” actress Funke Akindele opens up on election loss
Funke Akindele takes down all political posts after losing election
Prime Video to launch ‘Gangs of Lagos’ movie April 7
Editorial: Combating kidney disease
Election as blood sacrifice
I weep for democracy in Nigeria
Corruption: Reason Nigeria can’t conduct free elections
Devolution of powers

Daily Trust

PDP’s Fubara Declared Winner Of Rivers Gov’ship Poll
APC’s Uba Sani Wins Kaduna Gov’ship Poll
Kashim Shettima: A True Unifier
Katsina State: The Task Ahead Of Dikko Radda
I’ll Run An Inclusive Govt – Plateau Gov-Elect
PDP Rejects Results Of Gov’ship Poll In Katsina
Teslim Congratulates Makinde In Oyo
Sultan Asks Muslims To Look Out For Ramadan Moon On Wednesday
INEC Declares Adamawa Guber Election Inconclusive
INEC Officials Kidnapped On Way To Collation Centre
Rev Father Alia Humbles Benue Speaker As APC Regains State Lost Under Ortom
Zulum, Fintiri Leading As Matawalle Battles Reelection Survival
Inter-Ministerial Briefing: How Akwa Ibom Is Redefining Responsive Governance
Afe Babalola Tasks Newly Elected Ekiti NASS Members
Kidnapped INEC Officials Regain Freedom
Kidnapped INEC Officials In Zamfara Released
Umahi Sacks Aides 48 Hours After Elections
Manufacturing Contributed N946bn As FG Earned N5.34tr From VAT, CIT In 2022
Unity Bank Appoints Chairman, 2 Non EDs
With New Business Act: Coys Share Capital To Rise, CBN May Cancel Idle Forex Licence, Others
Marginal Oil Fields: 16 Firms Get Dev’t Plans, 10 Others Record Progress
REA Deploys 1,300 Solar-Powered Pumps For Farmers
I’ll Run An Inclusive Govt – Plateau Gov-Elect
PDP Rejects Results Of Gov’ship Poll In Katsina
Teslim Congratulates Makinde In Oyo
Kano Gov’ship: We’re Studying Results, Will Make Our Position Known – APC
INEC Suspends Results Collation In Abia, Enugu States
NFF Denies Sacking Finidi George, Shorounmu
UFC: No Plans To Quit Fighting, Says Kamaru Usman After 2nd Loss
10th Senate Presidency: Who Succeeds Ahmad Lawan?
Constitutional Provision In Minimizing Child And Maternal Malnutrition In Nigeria
Of Progress In Nigeria’s Maritime Sector And Akinola’s Ethnic Baiting
Towards Ramadan: What Shall We Prepare For?
Editorial: 20 Years Of Iraq War
Scandalous Gender Imbalance In 10th NASS
AMAC Assures Reconstruction Of Tungan-Madaki Bridge
Your Safety, Property In Lagos, Ogun Safe – AIG
2023 Census Not Tribally, Politically Motivated – NPC
FCT Natives Want End To Discrimination
Army Charges Troops Against Misconduct

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