News Headlines Mar 5, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 5, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


NNPC Seeks to ‘Pre-empt Mobil on Asset Sale to Seplat’
FG Green-lights DCP Kyari’s Extradition to United States
INEC: We are Not Registering New Parties Because They Won’t Participate in 2023 Elections
Evacuation of Nigerians Delayed After Flight Exceeded Allotted Duty Hours
Tourism Operators Urge Marriot to Bring Iconic St. Regis Brand to Nigeria
Varsity Restates Commitment to Deepen Research on Remedies for Viral Diseases
INAC Expo 2022 Will be Stronger and Better, Says Runsewe
Army, NSCDC Arrests 11 Vandals in Delta
804 Nigerians Fleeing Ukraine Evacuated, Land in Abuja
Obasanjo Clocks 85 Amid Loads of Goodwill Messages
FG Insists Nigeria Has Enough Petrol in Stock, Supply Disruption an…
Saraki Blames Buhari for Nigeria’s Woes
NCC Working to Ensure More Businesses
RCCG’s DSA Retools Pen Cinema Agege Divisional Police Headquarters
Manufacturers Groan as Price of Diesel Hits N520 Per Litre
Afro-dance Debuts on Glo Battle of the Year
NNPC Announces N37bn Increase in Trading Surplus for September 2021
Abuja Disco Apologises for Poor Power Supply
Group Petitions ICPC, FCT Minister over Illegal Imposition of Fee…
Enugu Community Accuses Traditional Ruler of Fuelling Town Union Crisis
Rotary Restates Commitment to Serving Humanity
Nigerian Idol Season 7: Contestants Excite Judges
GOtv Announces Discount Offer on Decoder Price
Police Approve New Dress Code for Female Officers, Use of Headscarf,…
You Lack Capacity to End ASUU Strike, Resign, Students Tell Adamu
NCC Working to Ensure more Businesses Embrace Digital Platforms, Says Danbatta
Buhari Receives Award for Championing Sickle Cell Eradication
SFTAS: Jigawa Set for Migration to GIS
Edo 2024: Rights Activist Opposes Power Rotation
A’Ibom Begins Teaching of Chinese Language for Workforce
Buhari Back in Abuja from Nairobi, Leaves for Two-week Medical Check…
Media Should Enlighten Citizens on Nigerian System, Says Police PRO
Oba Akiolu Raises the Alarm over Fake Drugs in Markets
Ayade Goes Tough on Illegal Loggers
FG Unveils e-passport Facility in Enugu, to Tackle Racketeering
2023: Luke Promises to Bridge Inequality Gap in Akwa Ibom
Police Arrest Officers Involved in Assault in Edo
Let Section 84(12) of Amended Electoral Act Be, PDP Chieftain Appeals…
Mob Burns Three Suspected Thieves in Anambra
Buhari Back in Abuja After Attending UNEP Summit in Nairobi
Air Strikes Kill 200 Bandits on Mortocyles in Niger
Edo Commences Abolition of Sedition, Criminal Defamation Laws
House Rejects Bill to Shutdown Sovereign Wealth Fund, Transfer Funds to…
Army, NSCDC Arrest 11 Vandals in Delta
2023: Only Saraki can Tackle Current Economic Quagmire, Insecurity in Nigeria, Says Hagher
FG Directs Ministries, Northern States to Combat Drought, Desert Encroachment
Group Campaigns for Ocean’s Safety
Insecurity: House Seeks Advanced Training of Personnel to Secure Forests Nationwide
Buhari: FG Poised to Defending Interest of Nigerians Wherever They Are
Four Burnt to Death in Kogi Road Crash
Dangote Cement Record 44.2% Increase in PBT, Declares N20 Dividend
Fidelity Bank Presents N10m to Winners of 3rd Monthly Draw
How Visa Facilitators Scramble, Mop Up Visa Appointments Online to Swindle…
Report: Private Sector Productivity Rise Substantially in February
Reinvigorating Fight against Drug Trafficking
NSCDC Highlight Sectors Critical to Actualising FG’s National Development Plan
Russia and a Rush of Rashes
South Africa Betrays Mandela by Refusal to Vote Against Russia’s Invasion…
In Praise of Hadi Sirika
Asa Draws Strength from Fifth Album
Enugu Governorship Zoning and the Colours of Hypocrisy

The Nation

APC Convention: Nwosu, Okorocha’s men make sub-committee list
Kogi supermart operator kidnapped
Northern Govs greet Obasanjo at 85
FG to stem quackery in MDAs with digital stamps
I stopped 50 consultants from collecting revenue in Niger – Revenue Chairman
APC chairmanship: Aspirants adamant, governors push for open race
You are the next President, Ondo monarchs tell Tinubu
Ukraine: Evacuated Nigerians arrive Abuja, recount ordeal
Nigeria can end Boko Haram insurgency, terrorism using drones,
Gunmen kill 5, injure others along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna highway
Gombe approves payment of external exams fees for 23,680 students
Rector blames herdsmen invasion on poor perimeter fencing
Buhari deepened democracy with electoral act
Evacuation: Third batch of Nigerians stranded in Ukraine arrives…
ACOMART Media releases four premium movies
Armed robbery suspect shot dead, car thief remanded in Delta
STELLA DAMASUS: Playing prostitute my most challenging role
Woman arrested for stabbing 75-year old man to death in Anambra
Alleged ritual killer turns singer in court as witnesses testify
Baba Ijesha: Defilement video was mere rehearsal
Police, BRT begin manhunt for driver in whose bus 22-year-old…
Asking men for fare embarrassing, says Queen
Nigeria records 1.39bl/d sale in September
‘We have taken steps to reposition Lobi Stars’
Nigeria v Ghana: Ighalo’s inclusion raises doubt
Troost-Ekong ruled out of clash against Ghana
Exemplary Pastor Adeboye
Segun Ayobolu
Carabao Cup: What was that… 11-10?
Elections, democracy and diplomacy

The Punch

VIDEO: Nigerian fighters must provide $1000 for visa, ticket -Ukrainian ambassador
NIMC wants NIN mandatory for all govt services, solicits BPSR’s help
Don’t be willing tools for do-or-die politicians, Buratai advises youths
World Food Programme ramps up operations as hunger rises in Ukraine
How we escaped intense bombings, death in Ukraine-Russia war – Nigerians
I helped Aregbesola, Fayemi, Mimiko become gov – Tinubu
Alleged defilement: I was Princess’ benefactor, lover, says Baba Ijesha
One dies as Edo police, POS robbery syndicate clash
Police arrest woman who killed 75-year-old man in Anambra
[UPDATED] You can get meters free if… -Ikeja Electric tells customers
Mother of lady ‘missing’ in BRT seeks help as police hunt for driver
Abuja Disco regrets blackouts as power generation drops by 598.3MW
NGX records 22% increase in annual profit
NCDMB, others to meet 10% local LPG demand
NNPC grows monthly trading surplus by 353%
Zamfara APC crisis: Matawalle’s kinsmen dump him for Marafa’s faction
Pro-Osinbajo groups hold rally in Uyo
Chelsea: Turkey’s Bayrak submits bid, MMA star McGregor offers £1.5bn
Australian cricket legend Shane Warne dies at 52
I’ll remain in Chelsea despite Abramovich’s decision – Tuchel
Qatar 2022: Iwobi missing as Nigeria invite two new players, 30 others for Ghana clash
I show off my husband for business reasons –Liz Anjorin
Alleged defilement: I was Princess’ benefactor, lover, says Baba Ijesha
Stop attacking me for being second wife, Mercy Aigbe tells critics
Only women with low self-esteem use charms to get men — Angela Eguavoen


Group Links Poor Funding Of Family Planning Activities To Maternal Mortality
NSA Appoints 6 Zonal Coordinators For NCCSALW
NIMC Wants NIN Mandatory For All Govt Services, Seeks BPSR’s Help
Aspirant Distributes JAMB Forms To 250 Youths
Kwara Clears 7 Months’ Salary Arrears, Restores Subvention For College
NAFDAC Cautions Against Infant Formula Linked To Foodborne Illness
Climate Change: Federal Govt Supports 6,000 Rural Women Farmers With Gas Cylinders
Foundation Advocates Stiffer Penalties For Negligent Health Workers
ASUU Branches Strategise For Continuation Of Strike
Nigeria Ranks 6th In Global Terrorism Index
ePassport: Express Service Is A Scam, You Risk Prosecution, Aregbesola Warns
Irish President And Wife Test Positive As Wales Enters ‘Steady State’
Injured Borno Student’s Family, UMTH Bicker Over Referral Letter
Governors, Ohanaeze, Anyim, Atiku Salute Obasanjo At 85
Terrorism Financing: 150 Detained BDC Operators Not In Our Custody – DSS
Investing In Dry Fish Business
Why There Is General Blackout – Minister
Nigerian Returnees From Ukraine Recount Ordeal: ‘We Saw Hell At Poland Border’
Prominent Nigerians Who ‘Suddenly’ Became Sick While On Trial
1999 Constitution Will Undergo Further Amendments – Gbajabiamila
Buhari Appoints New Executive Secretary For TETFund
Convention: APC Integrity Group Criticises Amaechi, El-Rufai Over Endorsement Of Adamu
What Nigerians Must Do To Join Our Army – Ukraine
2023: APC Leaders Urged To Give Osinbajo ‘Right Of First Refusal’
Investing In Dry Fish Business
Constitution Review: Sirika Knocks NASS For Moving Aviation To Concurrent List
Automation Process Will Boost Aviation Sector – Minister
2022 WC Playoff: Eguavoen Names Osimhen, Ighalo, 30 Others In Provisional Squad To Battle Ghana
It’ll Be Difficult To Replace Abramovich At Chelsea – Fans
Experts Identify Key Trends In Talent Management
Pastor Offers Scholarships To ‘Sacked’ Security Guards Dancing In Viral Video
Late Orlando Owoh’s Mum Dies At 112
[EDITORIAL] Polytechnics’ Many Woes

The Sun

IGP approves new dress code for female police officers
The hell we saw in Ukraine – Trapped Nigerians
Policeman goes berserk, kills colleagues, others in Borno
Alleged defilement: We were acting movie script –Baba Ijesha
Presidency: Plot against South East thickens
No more sex for me until after marriage –Chioma Ifemeludike
Ukraine: 596 evacuees arrive Abuja from Poland, Romania
Niger now home to Boko Haram, other terrorist gangs –NLC
NASS’ rejection of gender bills, setback for democracy –Wike
NIS unveils enhanced electronic passport for South-East
Policeman goes berserk, kills colleagues, others in Borno
APC will come out stronger after internal crises –Mustapha Salihu
Constitution review splits Afenifere, Ohanaeze, MBF
APC chair: Protesters storm party secretariat
Presidency: Plot against South East thickens
2022 guber: Ekiti CAN calls for peace, issue-based campaigns
Heritage Bank, FGGC Abuloma position women for wealth creation
Ogbue, Zigma CEO, others bag award at NIES 2022
Nigeria’s gas revolution’ll make W’Africa energy self-sufficient –Sylva
Pension fund assets hit N13.61 trn, as RSA holders rise to 9.55m –PenCom
Dangote Cement sustains tax charge of N173.93bn for 2021
India 2022: Flamingos starts World Cup race with cracker in Kinshasa
NWFL: Edo Queens beat Adamawa 2 nil to go top of NWFL Group A
Handball League: Edo Dynamos’ winning streak halted by Borno Spiders
We’re going to make Nigeria proud in DR Congo, Flamingoes coach assures
Ahead World Cup Playoff: Ghana drops Baffour, four others for Nigeria clash
Supporters Club tasks Eagles on Ghana clashes
Nigeria’s D’Tigress drawn in tough World Cup group
…Strategic preparation key to team’s campaign – Kida
Commonwealth Games 2022: NJF invites 17 judokas to camp
DJ G.rizo launches 2022 ‘residency’ in Abuja
My good friend Ojeagbase gone for good
Celebrating my dad at 80
Why do men get angry when women leave them?
Hypocrisy on the world scene
Ukraine: Victim of Russia’s expansion and world abandonment
As Nigeria toys with youth, gambles with the future
Life lessons my grandma taught me
Nollywood female stars in Showmax spotlight
Osa makes waves with Naija Boy
Why I shot videos of Still Believe in Nigeria –US-based Etcetera Ejikeme
Those who bleach suffer from low self-esteem –Bisi Eratan, CEO, Labisi Oils Hom
How we built world’s first real estate network marketing firm – Dr. Jayne Onwumere, CEO, PWAN
How we’re battling insurgents, bandits
Why we love robbing worshippers during church services, vigils
Muslim couple married for 60 years recommends: Patience, key to happy marriage
Killed by deadly transformer

The Guardian

Electoral Act 2022: Nigerians divided as Buhari seeks further amendment
NUPRC to fight oil theft, reduce cost of production
Demand shortfall, poor financing hobble automotive policy
Fear of domination, potential enemies spur Russia’s invasion
Tambuwal’s consultative visit receives rousing welcome in Northwest
Constitution Amendment: Why gender bills failed
I can make Nigeria great again, Tinubu declares
Terrorists open fire on motorists in Kaduna, kill five
Malami undermining Abba Kyari’s extradition application, HURIWA alleges
Buhari shelves medical check up, returns to Abuja after Kenya trip
Trapped Nigerians arrive from Ukraine
Alake lauds Aare Onakakanfo on Yoruba cultural rebirth
Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu inaugurate Kimberly-Clark’s $100m new factory in Ikorodu
OAU student murder: Court begins hearing Monday
Osimhen, Ighalo make Eagles’ squad against Black Stars
Conversations, Obasanjo, Lee Evans, Ojeagbase, Lanipekun – All In One ‘Crazy’ Week
I have cordial relationship with Amuneke, says Eguavoen
Man City host Man United in classic EPL rivalry
Team Lagos thrashes Ekiti in South West Cricket Tournament
Key players may walk away if Chelsea is sold, Coach admits
Constitution Amendment: Why gender bills failed
Töme Preaches Love Over Vanity
‘As a woman, you’ll succeed when you lean on the knowledge, experience of others’
I can make Nigeria great again, Tinubu declares
Dutch government mobilises €6 million investment into Nigeria’s agric sector
Nigeria racing against time in hydrocarbon utilisation, says Ahmed
Green Africa to train 1,440 pilots, engineers, others
Stemming the tide of incessant attacks on LASTMA personnel
Searching for Godot
Missing NELAN engineers in Ebonyi State


APC CONVENTION: Buhari confirms choice of chairman, signs zoning formula document
RUSSIA ATTACK: I feared for my daughters’ safety in Ukraine — Nigerian father
I stayed underground in Kharkiv for 24hrs, thought I’d never see my parents again —Ukrainian returnee, Ajayi
2023: I’m qualified, won’t give excuse for failure — Tinubu
Buhari returns, leaves for London Sunday
Enemies coming against Biafran struggle, but don’t be distracted — Nnamdi Kanu tells IPOB
N3.8 trillion debt servicing worry Devt professionals, FCDO, others
COVID-19: New York City mayor lifts mask for kindergarten students
My husband stuffs tissue in my private part after sex, Woman tells court
Customs targets N3.019trn in 2022, to spend N369.14bn — CG tells Senate
Woman on her way to church in Bayelsa, finds herself in Lagos
FFK speaks on Russian-Ukraine tension
Alleged murder: Court discharges school proprietor’s wife
2023: ‘Tambuwal run, Nigerians want you’
FGM: Group awards secondary school students prizes on essay competition in Oyo
Alleged defilement: We were acting movie script – Baba Ijesha
2022 UTME: Extension of registration deadline unlikely — Registrar
Google suspends ad sales in Russia as censorship demands grow
Woman, 27, allegedly kills 75-yr-old relative in Anambra
Almost 400 babies born in Kiev since beginning of war — Mayor
Abia Gov 2023: PDP is still consulting – Ikpeazu
2023: Group tackles Alimikhena, insists call for Oshiomhole to contest universal
Trading on NGX closes on negative trend
Fire guts Kano SEMA store, properties worth N18.5m destroyed
#EndSARS: Clergyman demands N250m from police over brother’s death
NDLEA partners NURTW against illicit drugs
Police arrest surety over failure to produce Sowore for investigation
Obasanjo, leader to reckon with globally – Sanwo-Olu
Stud earrings, headscarves on uniform: IGP defends Policewomen dress code, says; ‘It’s adopted in line with International Best Practices’
FG unveils new approach to tackle adult illiteracy
Oyewumi promises electrification of Ondo South
MURIC accuses Taraba govt of trampling on fundamental rights of Muslims
Man sentenced to 3 years imprisonment for stealing cable wire
Electoral Law: We’ll beat Lagos APC in 2023 — Jandor vows
2023: Buhari, APC, urged to give Osinbajo right of first refusal
Why we’re interested in 2023 polls — EU observer group
APC-led FG makes promises, but Nigerians get failure — Wike
Electoral Act 2022: CSOs write INEC over review of Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency Bye-election
Alleged murder: Court discharges school proprietor’s wife
I’m first Nigerian busty lady on social media – Lerin
[Breaking] Nigeria vs Ghana: Osimhen, Lookman, Dennis in Super Eagles squad for Black Stars World Cup play-off
South-West Cricket tournament: Oyo sends warning signal to Lagos with wins over Ondo, Ogun
Energy crises: Electricity output plunges
Zero remittance: Govs question NNPC profitability status
NGX reaffirms commitment to achieve gender equality to meet SDGs target
System failure cost nation’s economy about N640m in 2 days
Boldness, tenacity, ingredients to pull through in workplace — Dr Aisha Abdurrahman, former NNPC boss
Cultivating healthy lifestyle, key to improving mental health in workplace — Dr Somi Igbene
Adamu’s walkout on protesting students

Daily Trust

2023 Presidency: I Can’t Disown Tinubu, Says Emir Of Katsina
Gov Ugwuanyi Lists His Achievements
FG Seeks Inculcation Of Robotics In Pupils At Early Age
‘Defilement’: Drama As Baba Ijesha Says He Was Acting A Movie With Princess’ Daughter
Saraki: How PDP’s Mistakes Brought APC To Power
Presidency Discloses New Date For Buhari’s London Trip
FG Gives Ukraine Returnees $100
Court Orders Release Of Hanifa’s Self-Confessed Killer’s Wife
MacArthur Condemns Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine
Russian War: Four Things Ukraine Returnees Need To Cope In Nigeria
Being Second Wife Is My Choice, Mercy Aigbe Knocks Critics
NEWS EXTRA: I’ll Marry Any Man That Sends Me Fuel, Says Waje
‘I Did The Right Thing’, Mercy Aigbe’s New Husband Breaks Silence
Femi Adesina Under Fire For Saying ‘Heaven Won’t Fall’ Over Fuel Scarcity
Senator Bent Distances Self From ‘Third Force’
Medical Trip: Buhari Returns To Nigeria Instead Of London
Ukraine: Nigerian Students Who Refused To Board Flight Are On Their Own – FG
Woman Arrested For Killing 75-Year-Old Relative In Anambra
Enugu LGA: Newly Elected Chairmen Sworn In
Nigeria Vs Ghana, Other Qatar 2022 African Qualifiers’ Play-Off Dates, Venues
Ukraine Evacuation: I’ll Continue To Defend Interest Of Nigerians – Buhari
Fuel Scarcity: Nigerians Slept In Filling Stations Before Buhari Was Elected – Femi Adesina
How Lagos Tailor Disappeared After Boarding BRT
School Sets Up Panel To Probe Sexual Abuse Allegation
UK Expert Urges Nigerian Organisations To Identify Business Threats Opportunities
Reps Urge CBN, Customs To Resolve Grey Areas On E-Valuation, E-Invoicing
Reps To CBN: Introduce Stringent Regulation For POS Operators
NNPC Cancels ExxonMobil’s $1.6bn Assets’ Sale To Seplat
FCMB Appoints Obaro As Executive Director
NDIC Declares 100% Dividends To 22 Banks In-Liquidation
Saraki: How PDP’s Mistakes Brought APC To Power
FIBA Women World Cup: D’Tigress Grouped With Host Australia, France, Canada, Others
Conor McGregor Joins Wyss, Two Others Who Want To Buy Chelsea
20 Flamingoes Jet Out For 2022 World Cup Qualifier In Kinshasa
Constitutional Amendment Process Without Nigerian Women
Cohabiting With The Devil For Two More Decades
Building National Consensus On Democracy Building
Secure More Convictions To Tame Corruption
FG Seeks Inculcation Of Robotics In Pupils At Early Age
What Nigeria Can Do To Get Education Right – Obasanjo
‘Improved, Accessible Tertiary Education Will Aid Progress On SDGs’
Stakeholders Move To Save Vocational Education In Nigeria

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