​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 3,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 3,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Buhari inherited a bad economy, made it worse – Soludo
Malabu scam: EFCC charges Shell, Agip, Adoke with fraud
Moroccan king speaks with Buhari
2015: EFCC indicts 202 INEC workers for alleged fraud
Pay duties on imported vehicles by April 12 –Customs
I used to share a room with Barrister —KWAM 1
Sagay accuses Customs, NDDC of perpetrating corruption
Apprentice sold my three-year-old daughter for N60,000 – Mother
Ladoja gave cars to lawmakers to avoid impeachment —Witness
50 land documents, jewellery recovered from ex-NSA Muktar
Nestle Nigeria profit drops by 67%
Pandemonium as policeman shoots air force officer in Imo
Metering deadline: NERC verifies power firms’ data
How I helped Moses to become a star –Hammers boss
US tourists allege N125,000 extortion at Seme Border
Court remands driver for cutting wife into pieces
Bus driver remanded for hitting LASTMA official
Reps decry high cost of law school fees
Why I defected to APC – PDP chieftain
Defectors have no self-confidence, says Sen. Ogba
Reps to probe BPP over indiscriminate issuance of certificate
Impeachment: Allegation against Obiano frivolous, says group
Jigawa gov appoints eight Perm Secs
Why naira appreciated – CBN
To boost birth rate, Spain appoints Sex Minister
Ex-VP, Joe Biden, blesses son’s marriage to late brother’s widow
MTN announces first ever loss
Rohr fails as England battles to keep Lookman
Wenger dismisses Barca talks
Ahmad promises change
Mourinho called me a crybaby – Ozil
Aguero wants to stay at City
I am Nigerian male barbie doll – Bobrisky
Pay duties on imported vehicles by April 12 –Customs
Why we intervened in forex market –CBN
Digital currency: ‘CBN not against financial innovations’
Vitafoam records 110% rise in profit
Nestle Nigeria profit drops by 67%
Wife beaters have issues to deal with –Bimbo Akintola
Court dissolves Emeka Ike’s marriage
Shakira, Vives accused of plagiarism
WizKid, RCA Records/Sony Music sign multi-album deal
10 things that put your computer at risk
Snapchat jumps more than 40% in debut trade on Wall Street
MTN targets 8.3 million new users
32 million accounts accessed using ‘forged cookies’ – Yahoo
Editorial: Idris, do more on kidnapping
Buhari/Osinbajo: The performance debate
Calories of greed
Tribute to Obasanjo @ 80
Why is Israel behaving the way it does?


DSS Raid of Judges’ Houses was Illegal, Saraki Insists
• Says fight against corruption is not a one-man show • Osinbajo, Onnoghen insist on rule of law • Sagay: NDDC used funds meant…
Vehicle Owners Nationwide Given One Month to Pay Customs Duty
Soludo: We Want a Nigeria Where It Doesn’t Matter Where the…
Colonial Era Radio Station Gutted by Fire
FG Files Fresh Charges against Shell, ENI, Others
NPDC MD: Omokore Breached Contractual Agreement
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Mass Exodus at INEC as Tenure of 33 RECs Expires
Oyegun: Plot to Heat up Polity over Buhari’s Health will Fail
FG Seeks Increased Flow of Foreign Investment
El-Zakzaky’s Son Petitions NBA, Legal Practitioners’ Committee over Malami
Jega: Nigeria Has Set a New Standard in Conduct of Credible Elections in Africa
2016 Budget: FG Records N1.1tn Revenue Shortfall
MTN Posts First Ever Loss
Nigeria Targets 10% of Global LNG Sales
Moroccan King Calls Buhari, Seeks to Join ECOWAS
Arik May Lay off Workers over Low Revenue
Centenary City: House C’ttee Indicts Anyim, Mohammed, Recommends Probe by EFCC
NNPC Invites Contractor Financiers for 650km
Police Gun down Notorious Kidnapper, Vampire, Arrest Five Others
NCC Works with Telcos to Rebuild Destroyed Facilities in North-east
Jonathan Never Asked Me to Resign, Says Sheriff
N4.7bn Fraud: Ladoja Bribed Assembly Members with 22 Cars to Stall Impeachment, Witness Tells…
DSS Snubs Kashamu’s Court Petition
LASG Condemns Attack on LASTMA Officials, Drags Two to Court
NCS Gives Deadline for Clearance of Vehicles
Okorocha Advocates Traditional Oath Taking in Fight Against Corruption
$470m CCTV Project: House Rejects Recommendation for Prosecution of Olubolade, Others
Dangote Foundation Spends N200m on Rehabilitation of Kano Hospital
NLC Condemns Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians, Migrants in S’Africa
Senate Probes Invasion of Sango Otta Market by Customs
Saraki Congratulates Adeboye at 75
NCC to Promote Fair Competition, Sustainable Growth in Telecoms Sector
Our Projects will Touch the Lives of Our People, Says Wike
Egbaland Unite to Fight Recession, Unemployment with Agriculture at Glo Lisabi Festival Seminar
House Bemoans Law School’s Exorbitant Fees
Insurance Experts Advocate Increased Collaboration to Achieve Growth
GTBank Wins Six EPIS Awards
EFCC, Court Order Heritage Bank to Freeze Firm’s Accounts
LADOL, Others Strategise on How Africa Can Benefit from $12trn Investment
Nestle Nigeria Cuts Dividend as Profit Declines 66% to N7.6bn
The Risk Policy Statement – “It is not my portion…”
IPAC Removes Adams as Chairman
‘My Husband’s Broad Shoulders Attracted Me’
Will History Be Kind to T.A.Orji?
Fueling the Economy
Anambra Central and Umeh’s Supreme Court Triumph
Sarah Adebola: You Are Living the Beautiful Life
Beyond the Circus

The Nation

Alleged $801m bribe: Shell, Etete, Adoke face charges
CBN: why Naira is appreciating
Reps decry high cost of law school fees
Osinbajo condemns celebration of looters
Sagay accuses Customs, NDDC, others of ‘bold and brazen corruption’
Aregbesola felicitates with Pastor Adeboye at 75
Aba: Redemption for a flooded city
Local gas cylinders
Sagay wrong, says NDDC
Environmentalists raise alarm over alleged Koko toxic dump
Condemned to die
Recession: NLC urges Fed Govt to shun IMF
Kaduna kicks off CPS with payment to retirees
I once consulted astrologer to ascertain my birth date, says Obasanjo
Obasanjo, a man of unusual courage, enormous skills, says Babalola
Ebiraland groans under water scarcity 
‘Outsourcing ‘ll create 250,000 jobs’
NAFDAC, SON to fast-track grant of licences, approvals
PMB: 43 days on, plus one Igbo question
Trader robbed in Apapa
‘Three million Nigerians lost N18b to MMM’
Police kill suspected kidnap kingpin Vampire in gun battle
Soldier flogs Lagbus driver with cane for ‘rough’ driving
FRSC lauds Ambode, firm for donating patrol vehicles, power bikes
Jaiz Zakat disburses N40m to 1119 beneficiaries
Ex-President Obasanjo flays police for keeping him waiting
Minister laments poor power supply to Abuja
Stand up against corruption, Ahmed tells judges
Southeast group disowns Amnesty’s report
Auchi Poly: Management sets up committee to resolve union issues
Nasarawa Poly lecturers move to tackle plagiarism
Mubi Polytechnic matriculates 4600 students
FUT Minna fines students for damages
Saraki urges universities to shun all comers programmes
UNILORIN, ASUU: Uneding rift
Biffo hails Abia Warriors’ response against Tornadoes
It’s time for Change in CAF Exco-Ahmad
Nwakali eager to play for Eagles
AFTERMATH OF PLATEAU UTD DRAW: Fans pelt Boboye with stones
Wikki Chairman’s daughter, Umaima buried
International friendlies: Nigerian Passport may stop Bazee’s Eagles debut
N2.8bn Fraud: Trial of Ex-NBC Boss, Mba, Others Begin
Tuface, Darey, others thrill at Olori Wuraola’s Give-back concert
Skales’ ‘Ajaga’ video features Davido, Timaya
It’s my time to shine, says SugarBoy
New film school set to open in Ibadan
Lanre Teriba reveals album name
Timi Dakolo, DNA, Waje, Lira set to thrill, as AMVCAs holds Saturday
EDITORIAL: Local gas cylinders
•To make gas available and affordable, we have to revive the cylinder firms and encourage more
Condemned to die
Ebiraland groans under water scarcity 
Oil industry redundancies
Yam export
Recession: NLC urges Fed Govt to shun IMF
Kaduna kicks off CPS with payment to retirees
‘Outsourcing ‘ll create 250,000 jobs’
NAFDAC, SON to fast-track grant of licences, approvals
GTBank wins six laurels at EPIS efficiency awards
Workers seek popular policies to tackle poverty
BDCs demand $30,000 weekly allocation, rate harmonisation
Trader robbed in Apapa
Teenager charged with stabbing BRT driver
‘Lagos’ll flush out quack trado-medical practitioners’
Court dissolves Nollywood actor Emeka Ike’s marriage
Plank sellers cry out over task force ‘invasion’


Intrigues Delay Akeredolu’s Appointments As Gov Jets To Abuja
Why Naira Is Appreciating—CBN
Osinbajo Has Steered Nigeria Away From Tension — COL UMAR
When Ogun Assembly Celebrates Obasanjo @ 80
Our Projects’ll Touch Lives Of Rivers People —Wike
…Truth Of The Matter Is That Corruption In Nigeria Is Systemic – Osinbajo
Xenophobic Attacks: Delta Govt, Police Halt Picketing Of South African Firms
NNPC Accuses DISCOs, TCN Of Frustrating Stable Power Supply
Mr President’s Health Issues
Mikel, Ideye Get Jersey Nos 10, 39 At Tianjin TEDA
Katsina Bans ‘Unlawful Gathering’
Owie Inaugurates Action Democratic Party In Edo
Makarfi, Sheriff cave in to Jonathan’s peace plan
INEC probes 202 officials over N23bn bribe
Okorocha calls for traditional method of oath taking to curb corruption
I travelled to India to search for my exact age – Obasanjo
Mikel, Ideye get jersey Nos 10, 39 at Tianjin TEDA
Anti-Arsenal protest cancelled after fewer than 10 people turn up
Liverpool to rival Arsenal for Keita
Title race still wide open, Bilic warns Chelsea
Bahamas 2017: Super Sand Eagles will be ready- Coach Adamu
Senate Deffections: The decimation of PDP
Akpanudoedehe in APC: A tenant or what?
PDP: Hope on the way after Jonathan’s intervention
My sweet experience as Face of CandyCity 2016 — Nneke Somto
Ex BBNaija housemate, Cocoice apologizes to Don Jazzy
Court dissolves Emeka Ike’s 17-year-old marriage
Lasgidi Allstars set to rock Lagos this May
Breaking: Court dissolves Emeka Ike’s marriage
Coconut tanker fire: Scavengers take over area

The Sun

NDDC, Customs corrupt, reckless –Sagay
Says recent protests sponsored by agents of looters It’s disrespectful to call protesters names , Ilo
How police killed Vampire, Nigeria’s deadliest kidnapper
AMCON may sack over 1,500 at Arik over low revenue
Dismiss 4 more charges against Kanu, others –IPOB
South Africa: NLC demands punishment for xenophobic attacks
PDP crisis: Sheriff, Makarfi disagree on Jonathan’s proposal
Govts cannot survive on bailouts –Obaseki
Nigerians lost N18bn to MMM –NDIC
Saraki condemns raid on judges’ homes
Reps: crisis brews over conflicting reports on $18b Centenary City project 
MTN Group loses $200m in 2016
…As NSE lists Nigeria’s 1st FX denominated bonds 
MSMEs as engine of Nigeria’s economic growth
I want to be Nigerian President –Princess Odutola
BOOK REVIEW : Africa and self-inflicted woes
By Gilbert Ekezie  Title: How Africans Vandalise Africa Pages: 407 Author: Adaobi Whyte
Endless ordeals of blind Nigerians
‘As visually impaired persons, we suffer from cradle to grave’
We want Buhari to witness his defeat in 2019  –Senator Tsauri
Presidency: Why Ekwueme lost out –Ucheaga
PDP crisis: Sheriff, Makarfi disagree on Jonathan’s proposal
CAF Presidency : Ahmad storms Nigeria, visits Saraki, Dalung
Preaches transparency, accountability
International friendlies: Eagles’ match tickets go on sale in London
Bahamas 2017: Adamu assures on Super Sand Eagles
Reps order CBN to check ATM fraud
EDITORIAL: Whistle-blowers and the recovery of looted funds
The spiritual attack that slowed me down -Kollington Ayinla, fuji icon
JAMB’s code-mixing and awaiting results candidates
Conspiracy to perpetuate Hayatou
Fire-for-fire between lawyers
Boko Haram insurgency: Violent conflict between faith and citizenship
As Ugwuanyi savours rare verdicts of history


 Cross River North Senatorial District Remains My Priority – Sen Oko
 APC Holds National Convention April 29
 Urhobo Kinsmen Battle Ibori Over 2019 Delta Guber Race
 Review of NHIS Law Will Improve Health Insurance Penetration – Stakeholders
 3m Nigerians Lose N18bn To MMM – NDIC
 Recession: Inland Container Depots To The Rescue
 Jonathan Didn’t Ask Me To Resign – Sheriff
 That Rescue Mission By Dogara’s Wife  EFCC Recovers Jewelleries From Former NSA In-Law’s Residence
 APC NWC Meet With Governors, Pray For PMB’s Safe Return
Custom Issues Ultimatum For Impounded Vehicles
NLNG Says No Recent Explosion At Gas Pipeline
Multiple Taxation Bane of Foreign, Local Investment In Mining
Onazi Turn-down ‘Mega’ Move To China
Logan Premieres Friday
 Reps Decry Exorbitant Fee Charged By Nigerian Law School
 N4.7bn Fraud: How Ladoja Gave Lawmakers Cars To Evade Impeachment – Witness
Okada Ban Will Render 30m Nigerians Jobless – Hassan
Change The Narrative Towards APC, Oyegun Charges Govs


Corruption: Don’t crucify judiciary — CJN
Police confirm multiple blasts in Maiduguri
CBN’s new forex regulations
Why new admission policy must be reviewed
Democracy, social contract and the parliament
On the plight of Nigerians in Libya
Lagos govt, attend to Ijagemo community
Still on seizure of rice by Customs
Today’s youths are afraid to say the truth —Kimono
Taraba governor endorses Nigeria Carnival in US
ThinTallTony secures immunity from eviction, assumes throne as HoH
Pepe Records unveils new act, Yano
DStv’s M-Net Channels get a refresh
Abioro releases ‘Gbogbo Aiye’
We have enough gas to generate about 6000MW by Q2 of 2017 but… ― NNPC
10 tips for being more productive
P/Harcourt Bantaba to host 3 foreign ministers, Top100 Hotels in Nigeria awards
Ethiopian Airlines wins African cargo airline of the year award
Lagos set to complete tourism projects in Badagry
What will you do with all the money you have accumulated?
Reasons you should have sex more
El-Zakzaky surviving son petitioned AG over refusal to release his parents
IPO prosecutor arrested for helping notorious cultist out of prison
Layiwola Awoyode is gone
Six killed in Tiv-Fulani renewed crisis
Robbers kill policeman, injure another, escape with police rifle
CAN slams security agencies over Southern Kaduna killings
Obasanjo lashes out at police for unseriousness
Man absconds after wife delivers twins
NAFDAC intercepts cartons of fake Peak milk, injections, cough syrup, others
Court finally dissolves Emeka Ike’s Marriage
Anti- democratic practices clog in the wheel of Africa’s progress ― APC Africa
Senate supports total deregulation of petrol
Reps to probe allege abuse of crude oil, gas pre-shipment inspection
How companies flout agreements for Crude oil lifting, witness tells Court
UNICEF increases Benue support funds to N175m
Flight diversion: 24-hr surveillance begins at Kaduna Airport, environs
Mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission to end in Kaduna in 2020 —UNICEF
Kogi collaborates with traditional rulers to combat insecurity


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