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News Headlines Mar 22, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Emefiele: Unprecedented Oil Theft Affecting Economy
•CBN leaves MMR unchanged at 11.5%, predicts moderation in food prices •Urges NNPC to ensure…
Four Days to APC Convention, Buni Harmonises Sub-committees, Screening Starts Today
•Party inaugurates media committee •Sule: APC govs have resolved their differences •Uzodinma…
Defection: Again, Court Sacks Two Reps, 18 Cross River Assembly Members
Court Dismisses Another Suit Seeking Sack of Buni-led CECPC
Bonds Account for 73% of FG’s N19.24trn Domestic Debt, Says DMO
Sack: Umahi, Deputy Notify Court of Appeal against Judgement
FG to Inaugurate New Murtala Muhammed International Airport Terminal Today
NDPHC to Restore 800mw to Power Grid to Boost Supply
FG to Start Implementing Universal Licence on Microsoft Products
Kwara: Abductors of APC Leaders Killed, Five Rescued in Gun Duel
Bar Practicing Fees: No Rift Between Supreme Court, NBA, Chief Registrar Clarifies
US Makes Fight against Corruption Global, Focuses on Transnational Dimensions
NHRC Says ASUU Strike, Denial of Students’ Rights to Education
Diesel Hike, Energy Crisis May Cause Job Losses, MAN Warns
Bloodthirsty Terrorists Attack Kaduna Communities, Kill 23, Burn 70 Houses
Anti-graft Agencies Raise the Alarm, Say Corruption, Illicit Financial Flows, Fueling…
Buhari Okays Additional Security for Imo over Renewed Attacks On Public,…
EFCC Recovers N152bn, $386m, Records 2,220 Convictions in One Year
Zulum Rejects Naming School’s Facilities After Him
Saraki: Ministers of States Positions Will Be Occupied by Youths Under…
Useni to FG: You’re Pampering Terrorists
2023: PDP Govs, Stakeholders Restate Support for Southern President
OAU VC Appointment: Ife Indigenes Storm Campus with Charms, Fetish Objects
Lagos for Lagos Group Promoter, Adediran, Joins Guber Race
Three Policemen, Woman Killed in Renewed Communal Clash in Taraba
Anambra Traditional Rulers Caution EFCC against Maltreating Obiano
Court Dismisses Suit against Abia APC Chair
JAMB Insists on March 26 Exam Date
Lagos CP Tours Area Commands, Warns against Extortion
Academic Activities Resume as Teachers Suspend Strike in A’ Ibom
Police Arrest Two for Defiling Four Minors in Anambra
WAEC Blacklists 35 Schools over Examination Malpractices in Rivers
Court Dismisses Terrorism, Treasonable Felony Charges against Journalist
Osun 2022: INEC Tasks Stakeholders on Credible Election
ABIODUN HOLDS THE ACE IN OGUN
ON BUNI’S STOIC LEADERSHIP
SECTION 84(12) AND THE CONSTITUTION
‘THE ATIKU ABUBAKAR FORMULA’
OPL 245, ITALIAN COURT AND THE ADOKE QUESTION
THE ENERGY CRISIS AND BUSINESSES
Hello NASS, Stop Amending the Constitution through the Back Door (Part…
EFCC Tenders More Evidence in the Alleged £2.556 billion Fraud Matter
Court Convicts Two Over Phony Crude Oil Deals
Stakeholders Urge Oil Service Firms to Develop Capacity in Natural Gas
Nigeria’s Leadership Challenge Caused by Society not People in Power, Says…
Defection of Governor/Deputy Governor from One Political Party to Another
#JusticeForBamise
Investors to Earn Over N780bn from Proposed 2021 Dividends
MOWCA Chairman, Others Expresses Support for SG’s Reform Agenda
Law FM Marks One, Promises to Strengthen Service Offerings
CBN Retains Interest Rate at 11.5%
After Failed Coup, Buni Back in APC Secretariat, Inaugurates Convention Media…
APC Chair: Group Urges Bello to Reconcile Aspirants
APC Chairmanship: Musa Possesses Qualities to Lead, Says Gombe Gov
UTME Registration Closes March 28, JAMB Says
FG to Sanction N’Assembly, Others over Breach of National Minimum Wage…
‘NPA Committed to Elimination of Systemic Corruption at Nation’s Seaports’
Creditwise Financial, Empire Media Others clinches 2022 Africa Brand Awards
Ex-OPEC Scribe Urges Host Communities to See Investors as Partners
PENGASSAN Seeks Incentives for IOCs, Warns of Activities of ‘Briefcase Investors’…
BUA Cement Installs 3 500KVA Transformers, Drills 2 Power Solar Boreholes…
Stakeholder: CBN’s $250m Intervention in Discos’, TCN Interface Will Stabilise Power…
Amaechi: A Minister’s Last Laugh
APC, Mai Buni and Matters Arising
Anticipating Soludo’s Solution to Worsening Insecurity in Anambra
2023: The Nigeria Agenda Train Moves across the Country
New Vista for Military Retirees
Balvenie Makers Project Celebrates Creativity, Craftsmanship
Best of Nollywood Set to Announce Host City
Ayodele Subair: We’re Working On a Whistle-blowing Framework to Guarantee Tax Credibility
Sports Minister Lauds Ese Brume’s Silver Medal Win
Runsewe’s Plaudits for Gov Lalong Over Devt of Golf in Nigeria
Okagbare Fails to Appeal Dope Ban
GFA Rejects Nigeria’s 10,000 Ticket Request, Insist on 2,000 Fans
12 Players in Camp as Eagles Begin Preparations for Kumasi Battle
How Nigerians Can Be Wealthy In One Generation
For Doyin Okupe, ‘The Attack Lion’ at 70
Editorial
WHOSE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW?
Electoral Act 2022: When the Constitution Thumps Politics

The Nation

Unending controversy over Section 84(12) of Electoral Act 2022
PDP should treat South south with fairness, Justice- Wike
Russia bans Facebook, Instagram for ‘extremism’
Buhari approves more security operatives, arms for Imo
Two killed, others injured in renewed cult clashes
UPDATED: Court sacks 20 Cross River lawmakers
BREAKING: EFCC punishes officer over Obiano’s video leak
Law School: Mmuozoba to head Port Harcourt campus
NBA collates data of lawyers in Diaspora
‘Inaugurate NDDC board’
Ogun youths fault Omokri for attacking PDP member
Unending controversy over Section 84(12) of Electoral Act 2022
L.M. Alozie & Co. named ‘Law firm of the year’
N1.4m dispute: Court renews warrant for lawyer’s arrest
Court orders customer to pay Zenith Bank N6.3b
Lawyer to sue Lagos for concession of Lekki corridor
Firm urges EFCC to probe debt claims by AMCON
Onigbanjo is Forum of Attorneys-General chairman
Arewa Young Lawyers unveil debate at summit
‘Inaugurate NDDC board’
Ogun youths fault Omokri for attacking PDP member
Sandra Ihuewa tackles troll over pregnancy comment
You’re number one star maker, Nkechi Blessing hails Mercy Aigbe
The bible inaccurate, unreliable – Dancehall artiste Morgan
Annie Idibia begs 2baba for a decade of faithfulness
AMVCA: Funke Akindele dances as ‘Omo Ghetto’ bags…
Simi makes history with 100 million streams on Audiomack
Police rescue alleged kidnappers from jungle justice in Oyo
Best Of Nollywood Awards to unveil host city for 14th edition
B2B e-commerce platforms and consumer goods distribution value chain
Ijegun-Egba tankfarms to supply 49 trucks to Abuja daily
Nigeria, The Gambia partner on Islamic banking
EDITORIAL
Spring Alliance
A big risk
A minister’s strange alibi
2022 WCQ: Seven things to know about Ndidi’s replacement, Innocent Bonke
Top five most followed football clubs
Hope amidst hopelessness
Living on borrowed time
War, our oxygen

The Punch

Youths desert Oyo community as ‘soldier’ drafted to maintain peace killed
Ogun church founders allegedly kill member during fellowship
Ondo businessman escapes as kidnappers fall asleep in forest
Buhari felicitates ex-president Jonathan’s aide, Okupe, at 70
61-year-old welder, driver defile four siblings in Anambra
APC chairmanship: Al-Makura, Adamu, Yari, others learn fate as aspirants’ screening holds today
LASTMA dismisses officials for misconduct, police hunt informant
IGP working on new police salary structure – AIG
Youths desert Oyo community as ‘soldier’ drafted to maintain peace killed
Ondo businessman escapes as kidnappers fall asleep in forest
61-year-old welder, driver defile four siblings in Anambra
Subsidy: FAAC meets today as NNPC deductions threaten states’ allocations
Go after importers of adulterated petroleum, NLC tells DSS
Massive oil thefts threatening external reserves, revenue – MPC
Bad fuel: Marketers submit report on damages, await FG’s compensation
APC, party full of deceit, has ruined Nigeria – Saraki
APC chairmanship: Al-Makura, Adamu, Yari, others learn fate as aspirants’ screening holds today
Youths pledge to buy Tinubu’s nomination form
Insecurity: South-South PDP restates demand for state police
Medvedev, Sabalenka top seeds at ATP, WTA Miami Open
Benue govt sacks Lobi Stars management over poor performance
Nigeria vs Ghana: Ighalo, Balogun, four others arrive Super Eagles camp
Tinubu @70 visit: Sowore, others berate ex-Eagles stars
Singer Portable bags N50m endorsement deal with Obi Cubana
Tweep apologises to Davido over remark on son’s paternity

Leadership

After 2 Months Of Scarcity, CBN Wades Into Fuel Crisis
Convention: APC Begins Screening Of Aspirants
2023: Niger Governor Directs Aides With Ambition To Resign
Nigeria, UK Launch Device To Tackle Climate Change Registration March 26
Court Declares Sowore’s Arrest, Detention Illegal
Gombe APC Accuses Goje Of Planning To Leave Party
COVID-19: Federal Govt Lifts Compulsory Testing For Fully Vaccinated Travellers
China Eastern Plane Crashes With 132 Passengers
925 Civilians Killed In Ukraine, Says UN
Supporting People With Down Syndrome
APC, Right On The Mark This Time!
Taiwan Smart City Summit: Obaseki, France, UK Leaders Showcase Digital Responses To Pandemic Era
Convention: Senate APC Caucus Denies Endorsing Anyone
Tatiana Record Label Signs StreetboyIntl For 4 Years
Tambuwal, NUC Berth First Northern Varsity Of Education In Sokoto
Zulum Rejects Naming Of School Project After Him During Commissioning
Gombe APC Accuses Goje Of Planning To Leave Party
Convention: Senate APC Caucus Denies Endorsing Anyone
BREAKING: Court Sacks 20 C’River APC Federal, State Lawmakers Over Defection
APC: Stakeholders Reaffirm Support For Adamu’s Chairmanship Bid
2023: Your Tears Can Lead To Sorrow, Suffering, Shehu Sani Tells Presidential Aspirants
Ohanaeze Faults Wike’s Comment On Umahi’s Sack
APC To Discipline Disloyal Members
Noor Takaful Kicks Off Roadshow In Kano To Deepen Insurance Penetration
Buhari Commissions New Lagos Airport Terminal Today
Boeing 737 Crash May Not Have Any Survivor – Eyewitness
Consumer Protection Agency Orders MultiChoice To Introduce Additional Features
Market Direction Hinges On MPC, Bond Auction Outlook
Ghana Can’t Beat Nigeria To World Cup Ticket – Aiyegbeni
World Indoor Championship: Ese Brume Breaks 14 Year Jinx, Returns Nigeria To Podium
EDITORIAL: Supporting People With Down Syndrome

The Sun

BREAKING: Why ex-Gov Obiano is still in our custody — EFCC Chairman, Bawa
CAN calls for self defence as bandits kill 53, kidnap scores, burn houses in Kaduna, Zamfara
26% candidates obtain 5 credits including English, Maths as WAEC releases results
COVID-19: FG cancels pre-departure PCR test for fully vaccinated in-bound passengers
Exam fraud: 14 principals demoted in Rivers
Breaking: Defection: Court sacks 20 Cross River Lawmakers
China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 carrying 133 people crashes
Lagos CP reads riot act to officers
Ogun 2023: Supporters besiege PDP headquarters as Showunmi picks governorship form
APC Senate caucus throws chairmanship contest open
Buhari has ruined Nigeria – Saraki
Buhari congratulates Enugu governor at 58
Nnamdi Kanu narrates ordeal in hands of alleged abductors in Kenya
COVID-19: FG cancels pre-departure PCR test for fully vaccinated in-bound passengers
Afe Babalola to President Buhari: Visit ABUAD and see how we’re contributing to nation-building
Anambra: 61-year-old man, accomplice arrested for sex abuse of 11-month-old baby, 3 other minors
Kwara governor leads state delegation on visit to house of late APC women leader Olomi
APC Senate caucus throws chairmanship contest open
N7.32 million up for grabs at Jome National Open Tennis Championship in Benin
Osimhen speaks on Napoli fans chanting his name
Gbajabiamila, 75 universities light up 2022 NUGA opening ceremony
World Indoor Championship: Brume wins historic silver in Belgrade
Soludo: The coming of Ijele Anambra
The slapstick in Awka
When the chips are down
Rev. Obiora Ezekiel: Pentecostal icon goes to sleep
We don’t collect money for private COVID-19 testing, NCDC insists
Sokoto gets new university
2022 UTME: March 26 registration deadline sacrosanct – JAMB
Murder of OAU student: Prosecution closes case as defendants file no case submission
Phantom police strike: AIG Adeleke cautions officers
Obiano yet to meet bail conditions -EFCC
Lagos CP reads riot act to officers
2 dead as youths, Operation Burst clash in Oyo
1.5m candidates register for 2022 UTME, direct entry
ASUU’s anger, grievances justifiable, says TETFund boss
MOMAS, NASENI seal pact on development of prepaid meters
CSO hails Lawan, urges swift action on NDDC Board
Group alleges plot by Obaseki to cede communal lands to herdsmen
Ogun 2023: Supporters besiege PDP headquarters as Showunmi picks governorship form
Buhari congratulates Enugu governor at 58
Nnamdi Kanu narrates ordeal in hands of alleged abductors in Kenya

Daily Trust

Edo Prof Kidnapped, Whisked Into Forest
Defection: 20 C/River Lawmakers Sacked, Umahi’s Stay Of Execution Struck Out
God Has Approved APC Convention – Imo Gov
Gender Bills: Women Raise Affirmative Action Demand To 70%
Saraki Picks PDP Form, Unveils Special Package For Youth
APC Yet To Screen Aspirants 4 Days To Convention
Declare For 2023 Presidency, South West Group Tells Osinbajo
Osun 2022: No PVC, No Voting — INEC
I’m Most Qualified Presidential Aspirant – Moghalu
Is Adamu Capable Of Turning APC Round?
Reducing Maternal Mortality In FCT
EDITORIAL
As We Mark Another World Water Day
Politics And Standard Of Decency
World Water Day: Groundwater, Making The Invisible Visible
Of OAU And Politics Of Indigenisation
More Than Half Of Nigerians Still Use Contaminated Water, Report Says
Why Many Households Still Lack Water – Minister
CBN To IMF: We Will Continue Interventions To Support Economic Growth
‘NDPHC Built 350 Substations With 3,540MW Power Capacity’
Nigeria Eyes $2.6tr Halal Trade With Product Certification Scheme
NEPC Trains Farmers On Gum Arabic Export
Lagos Chamber Offers Guide On CBN Forex Policy
Lekki Trade Zone To End Medical Tourism – NEPZA
Firm Partners Fidelity Bank To Boost Online Payments
Aviation Fuel: Airlines, Marketers May Settle For N500 Per Litre
Noor Takaful Moves To Deepen Insurance Penetration
Lagos Partners Nigerian Insurers Association On Compulsory Cover
Buhari To Tour Lekki Port Project Today
‘Why Buhari Should Assent To Mental Health Bill’
Nasarawa Gov’t Partners NCDC Against Lassa Fever, Others
Lancet Report Tasks Nigeria On New Social Contract Centred On Health
Nigeria Tasked On Local Production Of Anti-Retroviral Medicines, Vaccines
How Disobedience Of Judgments Affects Nigeria’s Democracy
‘Africa Needs Justice And Human Rights To Develop’
Musa, Ighalo, Iheanacho, 9 Others Open Super Eagles Camp For Ghana
Dare Lauds Ese Brume On Silver Medal In Belgrade
Wikki Tourists Warn Players Against Late Resumption
Iorfa Returns, Promises To Save Lobi Stars From Relegation
Ndidi To Miss Super Eagles’ World Cup Playoffs With Ghana
Norris Climbs 23 Places On World Ranking List
That Need For A Farewell Slap
193 Ukraine Returnees Tested Positive For COVID-19 – FG
Ex-Senate President Wabara Sacked Hours After Calling For Zoning In Abia
2023: Youths Purchase PDP Presidential Forms For Saraki
Nigeria Vs Ghana: Super Eagles Camp Bubbles As Iheanacho, Musa Join 10 Others
2023: North Central Groups Back Tinubu For Presidency
Buhari Approves Deployment Of More Security Operatives, Arms To Imo
Court Remands Alleged Killers Of Na’Allah’s Son In Kaduna
2023: Ex-Eagles’ Captain, Joseph Yobo, Others Float Movement For Presidency
Kaduna 2023: Dattijo Visits Emir Of Zazzau, Seeks Royal Blessings
PDP Demands Certificate Of Return For Umahi’s Opponent In 2019
FG Will Continue To Deepen Business Reforms, Promote Private Sector Investment – Osinbajo
Arabs Are Racists, Says Sanusi’s Daughter
God Has Approved APC Convention, Says Uzodimma
How Nigerian Student Trapped In Ukraine Died Weeks After Evacuation
NUC Approves First University Of Education In North
Corruption: Two LASTMA Officers Dismissed, Four Demoted
Senate: Ibori Plots To Stop Omo-Agege’s Return, Warns Critics
2 Nabbed Over Attempt To Rob, Kill Hawker In Kwara
No Public Holidays In Imo – Commissioner
FULL LIST: 20 Cross River Lawmakers Sacked Over Defection
Court Sacks Cross River Lawmakers Who Dumped PDP With Ayade
State Of The Nation: Buhari Summons Imo Gov, Power Minister, Economic Adviser
Fuel Scarcity: Lagos Depot Owners Wade In As Abuja Situation Worsens
CBN To IMF: We Will Continue Interventions To Support Economic Growth
‘NDPHC Built 350 Substations With 3,540MW Power Capacity’
Nigeria Eyes $2.6tr Halal Trade With Product Certification Scheme
NEPC Trains Farmers On Gum Arabic Export
Lagos Chamber Offers Guide On CBN Forex Policy
Iorfa Returns, Promises To Save Lobi Stars From Relegation
Aircraft With 133 People Onboard Crashes In China
Russia-Ukraine War: Strikes Hit School Sheltering 400 In Ukrainian City
Editorial: As We Mark Another World Water Day

Vanguard

Court sacks 20 Cross River lawmakers for defecting to APC
BREAKING: Why ex-Gov Obiano is still in custody— EFCC Chairman, Bawa
Keke operator beaten to coma for insisting on obeying Soludo’s order
Nigeria vs Ghana: Ighalo’s arrival swells Super Eagles camp to six
Banks raise maximum lending rate to 30.73%
Section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act 2022: The law and politics
All votes belong to political parties in Nigeria
Understanding Type 2 Diabetes and How to cure it
Customs impounds India hemp, timber, others worth N373.6m
2023: Youths pledge to purchase Presidential nomination form for Tinubu
Bandits kill 43 persons in Kaduna, Zamfara
VIDEO: Moment ex-Gov Obiano drinks water to ‘ease tension’ in EFCC’s custody [watch]
Nigeria losses N150bn to fake batteries annually — Emilinks CEO
Reconciliation flop claim: APC lambasts Goje
Cleric urges Christians to show mercy to others for peaceful coexistence
Ngor Okpala bye-election: Requiem for Imo PDP?
‘Students no longer fear teachers’ – laments octogenarian ex-principal
APC Convention: Modu Sheriff steps down from race
Academic technologists embark on two weeks warning strike
How uncle allegedly defiled minor – Witness
When courts of law become political s3x workers
Appeal court confirms Ononogbu as authentic Abia APC chairman
APC Governors resolve differences, ahead of National Convention
Rights groups urge commercialisation of NIGCOMSAT
Hope Rises As Ajipe Leads the Way to Senate
No Policeman should demand Customs papers, tinted glass permit — Force HQ tells Nigerians
Adegbite tasks experts on harnessing untapped potential of solid minerals
Ex-Per Sec, Echono takes over from Bogoro at TETFund
2023: APC’s disarray in Gombe — Ex-Gov Goje
Section 84(12) of Electoral Act 2022 meant to check mischief in Nigeria’s electoral system – Pepe, SAN
The conditions keeping Ex-Governor Obiano in EFCC custody-Finding
REVEALED: Conditions keeping ex-Governor Obiano in EFCC custody — Findings
World Cup play-off: Form not relevant in Nigeria vs Ghana games — Ex Black Stars player, Laryea Kingston
Quality education, new skills key to solving youths unemployment in Nigeria — Usman AbdulRazaq
Convention: APC finally begins screening of aspirants
APC National Chairman: No aspirant has been endorsed by us, APC Senate Caucus
Nothing will stop APC convention on March 26 ― Uzodimma
2023: Kaine commends Ndokwa youths over peaceful coexistence, call for sustenance
Police arrest pastor for allegedly sodomising three brothers
Don’t link me with Adegoke’s murder, Satguru Maharaj Ji cries out
Imo govt vows to punish workers who stay at home on Mondays
Braimoh: I started my first business without money

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