​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 5,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 5,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch


APDP: Sheriff vows to stop registration of new party
INEC plotting to rig 2019 election – Wike
Ex-Air Force chief forfeits five mansions to FG
3.67 million Nigerians lost their jobs in one year – FG report
Obasanjo doesn’t see any good in people — Fayose
Mimiko denies sponsoring mega-pension bill
Herdsmen destroying our farms, Ekiti residents cry out
Nigerian banks battling with forex liquidity – Moody’s
Police exhume corpse of kidnap victim, arrest three
Nigeria’s trade rose to N17.34trn in 2016 – NBS
Nigeria proves a missing president isn’t necessarily a bad thing
South Africa: FG rules out tit-for-tat deportation
Residents protest against strike in Auchi poly
Xenophobia: Henry Okah, others attacked in S’Africa prisons, says MEND
Xenophobia is human
NDLEA nabs suspects with 28kg of cocaine, ephedrine at Lagos airport
Tor Tiv coronation: Man commits abomination, sits on throne
What Nnamdi Kanu told us in prison — Utomi
Dad doesn’t believe in corporal punishment — Boboye’s son
FG should release Kanu — Nnamani
Kanu’s human rights should be protected — Odinkalu
EPL: Sanchez gamble backfired, says Wenger
EPL: Liverpool punish Wenger gamble
Latest Spanish La Liga table (Wk 26)
Bayern go seven points clear in Germany
Latest English Premier League table ( Wk 27)
Benzema puts Ronaldo-less Madrid back on top
Ikeja Electric announces one month outage
Seized arms: Cargo clearing drags at Apapa port
NPFPL transfers N36.5bn to 234,296 police RSAs
Medview to route Maiduguri, Yola flights through Kaduna
Overnight interbank lending rate hits 16%
N500bn capitalisation will reposition FMBN, says Fashola
I’d still venture into politics –Cobhams
My mother and I used to sleep in a shopping complex –Skales
110 die in cholera outbreak in Somalia
Editorial: Before Boko Haram overruns Kogi
Are you being heard, or are you being had?
Copyleft: Opportunities for business


ThisDay


Obasanjo, a Gift Intricately Tied to Nigerian History, Says Osinbajo
Leaders pay tributes to former president at 80
Rising Export Pushes Nigeria’s Foreign Trade to N5.28tn in Q4
Jonathan’s Peace Moves in Jeopardy as Makarfi, Sheriff Head to Supreme Court
Barkindo Reveals How Kachikwu Nominated Him for OPEC Job
To Tackle Corruption, Ekweremadu Seeks Decentralisation of Anti-graft
AU Chairperson Calls Buhari to Wish Him Good Health
At S’South S’East Forum, Stakeholders Call for Restructuring of Nigeria
Osinbajo: Communities with Oil Resources in N’Delta to be Made Hubs
Beyond the New Visa Policy for Foreigners
EFCC Storms Jonathan Youth Vanguard Founder’s Home, Carts Away Documents
Kukah: APC was Not Prepared for Governance
Electrical Safety: Expert Preaches Standard, Compliance
Xenophobia: Don’t Carry out Reprisal Attacks on S’African Companies, Nigerians Urged
UN Security Council Mission Visits Nigeria
NGO Organises Security Seminar
14 Years After, Bakassi Residents Groan under Yoke of Neglect, Deprivation
mproving Operating Space for Businesses
Citizens name areas of Change for Peace in A’Ibom Oil Communities
NUJ Seeks Relocation of Markets to Outskirts of Sokoto
FG Approves N6.8B Intervention Fund for University
‘Gov Ugwuanyi Judicial Victory Well Deserved’
AMLSN Tasks CJN on Respect for Court Judgments
VC: ASUU, SSANU, Others are Potential Dangers to Varsity Education
Benue Agog as New Paramount Ruler Takes Oath of Office
Kogi NUJ Elect New Exco
As CBN Battles Currency Speculators…
With Q4 2016 GDP Report, Economic Recession Slows
When Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General, Came Calling …
As UNWTO Sec-Gen Candidates Target Port Harcourt Bantaba
Pleasantly Working with Host Communities in Niger Delta
Still on the Southern Kaduna Killings
Goodluck Jonathan Sets Himself a Challenge to Reconcile Makarfi, Sheriff
A Sweet Homecoming for Mimiko
Alpha Magnate, Aliko Dangote, Clocks 60
Humble Beginning…How Emmanuel Ojei Served Ibrus for Many Years
Betty Irabor at 60
WHITHER THEIR DREADLOCKS?
Burna Boy seeks and finds Redemption
Kalusha Pulls out of FIFA Council Race
Murray Beats Verdasco, Wins First Dubai Title
Obasanjo: Celebrating a True Legend at 80
EDITORIAL: The Task Before CJN Onnoghen
Liverpool Punish Wenger Gamble, Daze Arsenal
Conte: Nobody Gifted Moses Anything
Murray Beats Verdasco, Wins First Dubai Title


The Nation

PDP govs, chiefs pressure Makarfi to step down
EFCC raids house of Jonathan’s godson, Turnah 
OBASANJO: MY LIBRARY SET UP TO CORRECT PAST MISTAKES
Lagos-Kano train derails in Osogbo
Audu Maikori must be prosecuted, El-Rufai vows
Obama is ‘a bad, sick guy’ –Trump
Nigeria blasts Amnesty International over report
Towards a re-envisioning of the Nigerian Nation: National Security and its Discontents
Osinbajo, Onnoghen and appointment of justices
NASSI committed to SMEs’
Cutting the PDP’s Gordian knot
Parade of Peace Corps boss, 49 others illegal- Falana
Ogun uncovers plot to steal forest reserve resources
Tiv people marginalised, says new Tor Tiv
Late minister, Ocholi’s biography for presentation tomorrow
Delta police, groups meet to curtail activities of cultists/herdsmen
Ban on ‘danfo’: Lagos RTEAN drums support for government
IBRAHIM ‘MUA’ZZAM’ ALHASSAN – ‘Why I’ve not played for Kano Pillars’
Adepoju’s 4-midable sisters
MICHAEL ODIBE
Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole battles cancer
Mikel,Ighalo open Chinese season on a losing note
Aluko fires Fulham to victory
Abiola Salami unveils Xceptional Woman Pack
OWEN GEE: I’m careful not to womanise
RMD gives back to upcoming acts
Nigerian cinematographer makes waves in Hollywood
BBNaija: Rita Dominic drums up support for Uriel
Pasuma, others to storm ‘Mr & Mrs Kogberegbe’
Happy times for Margaret Alamieyeseigha
EDITORIAL: INEC in a fix
Federal Government’s failure to appoint RECs threaten commission’s performance ‘Poor corporate governance to blame for airlines failure’
Is airline business jinxed in Nigeria?
Shoprite promote made in Nigeria goods

Vanguard


A-U-D-A-C-I-T-Y: New CJN Speaks Truth To Power
Biography, Lecture For Late Minister, James Ocholi
Reforming The Judiciary: All Eyes Now On Justice Onnoghen
Osinbajo:The Man Of The Moment (SERIES VI)
World Igbo Summit Group Adopts 50-Year Plan For Developmen Of Igboland
Presidential Library Fulfilment Of My Vision, Mission To Collect Vital Civil War Materials – Obasanjo
Using Sex Toys Too Often Can Turn A Woman Into A Lesbian —Adediwura Blarkgold
#AMVCA2017:Rita Dominic wins best actress in Africa
At Town Hall meeting, Lai Mohammed speaks on bridging communication gap
The presidency is our right, conceding power to Igbo is an insult – Prof. Nwosu
2018 FIFA W/Cup: Eagles’ll beat Cameroon for sole ticket- Onigbinde
Amokachi backs African stars’ exodus to China
Athletics: Collins calls for unity among stakeholders
Bwalya pulls out of FIFA race
Star partners FC Barcelona
The imperatives of credible elections devoid of obstacles, by Gov Ugwuanyi
‘Why PDP Is controlling 93% of the voting population in Delta’
Obama to Trump: I did not wiretape you during campaign
Emulate Abdusalam Abubakar, Fayose tells Obasanjo
How can a housewife justify multiple affairs?
For decades mum hid the fact she was a mistress!
SmartCab set to revolutionize cab services in Nigeria
Sex toys are meant to spice up sex life not to replace it – Tonia Ferrari
Late Dagrin’s Manager, Tunde Peters Bounces Back
Nigerian singer, Teebee returns with “Alagbon”



 

Tribune


Buhari’s Presidency is dead —Junaid Mohammed
How Pastor Adeboye’s prophecy changed my life —Terry G
Tribute to Obasanjo @ 80
Army prepared me for the throne —Oba Fasade, Owa of Igbajo
Why Kogi gov raised alarm over Boko Haram
My victory, litmus test for party supremacy —Bello
Tragedy averted as Kano-bound train derails in Osogbo
Awo’s posthumous birthday holds tomorrow
Olubadan confers honourary titles on Saraki, Awoleye, Mohammed, others
Abuja airport shutdown: This route passes through insecure territory
Victor, 12, needs N1.5 million to use his feet
Delineation of controversies? Issues as INEC moves to delineate constituencies
PATH TO NIGERIAN GREATNESS: Under The New Dispensation
young women attain professional heights
 10 COCONUT OIL BENEFITS
 ‘Public Perception Still A Challenge For Male Nurses’
CL: Ribery Wants To Finish Off Arsenal
NPFL Super Sunday: River United Tackle Rangers, Pillars Host Enyimba
EPL: Liverpool Punish Wenger Gamble, Leicester Win, United Held
REASONS TO AVOID MEAL REPLACEMENT SHAKES
Elizabeth Kalu :Promoting African fashion and beauty products
Amina Oyagbola: Helping young women attain professional heights
Good Managers, Not Restructuring Will Fix Nigeria – Dolapo
Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu Recognized For Cancer Awareness
BBOG Group Honours 29 Buni Yadi School Children
Leadership Style Every Entrepreneur Should Try To Adopt
 40 lessons from extra ordinary leaders for finding strength in hard times (4)
 Cross-Border E-Commerce Considered A Growth Rocket For Sub Saharan Africa Retailers
 Survive Like a Small Business
EDITORIAL Relocating The Oil Majors

The Sun

SHERIFF, MAKARFI: FINAL SHOWDOWN
•Battle for PDP gets messier • ‘Sheriff can’t say he won’t step down and expect Makarfi to
Igbo leaders behind Nnamdi Kanu
MY OWN KIND OF BIAFRA – CHARLY BOY
GIVING N5,000 TO POOREST NIGERIANS’ LL CAUSE MORE CORRUPTION – Abdulwaheed Omar, ex-NLC president
BUHARI, OSINBAJO: Team work vs personal flair
•Why Presidency, APC see comparison between duo as mischief
I can’t reconcile with my ex –Doris Simeon, actress
Osinbajo, Johnson-Sirleaf, other leaders inaugurate Obasanjo Presidential Library
Man accused of buying used condoms from prostitutes, dies during free sex
Anti-corruption: Ekweremadu seeks N50,000 minimum wage, abolition of security vote
Stressed out? Find out why and how to cope
PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK: ALI MODU SHERIFF: SOLDIERING ON AMIDST ODDS
“Blow by blow a giant is knocked down.”  –Matshona Dhliwayo
Sentencing my husband’s killer to death a relief –Widow of slain human rights lawyer
Nigeria is ripe for breakup
What are we waiting for?
The PDP “Confusion”
14 arrested over Ondo killings
Tor Tiv, Ortom, Sultan, others seek end to farmers/herders clash
Bode George flays OBJ over comment on PDP
Count me out of Labour Party crisis –Senator Omo-Agege
How Nigeria can revive dead steel industry – Engr. Dideolu Falobi, MD/CEO, Kresta Laurel Limited
NPFL: Fireworks in P/Harcourt
Aftermath of FIFA ban: Adamu retires from football
International friendly: Fuludu makes case for home-based players
Reps want NSA’s office to handle $470m CCTV project
Gateman strangled in robbery attack in Ekiti
Fayose, Speaker, others condemn redeployment of security chiefs in Ekiti
EDITORIAL: A fresh wave of deportations of Nigerians

Leadership


 Nigerian Oil Firm Targets 10,000 Bopd At Otakikpo Field
 CBN‘ll Ensure Flexibility On Export Proceeds Policy
 How To Resolve Power Supply Imbroglio – NUEE Scribe
 Nigerian Economy: Green Bond To The Rescue
 Facebook offering digital training to Nigeria’s SMEs
 Leadership Style Every Entrepreneur Should Try To Adopt
 Elizabeth Kalu :Promoting African fashion and beauty products
 Amina Oyagbola: Helping young women attain professional heights
 10 COCONUT OIL BENEFITS
 ‘Public Perception Still A Challenge For Male Nurses’
CL: Ribery Wants To Finish Off Arsenal
NPFL Super Sunday: River United Tackle Rangers, Pillars Host Enyimba
EPL: Liverpool Punish Wenger Gamble, Leicester Win, United Held
REASONS TO AVOID MEAL REPLACEMENT SHAKES
Elizabeth Kalu :Promoting African fashion and beauty products
Amina Oyagbola: Helping young women attain professional heights
Good Managers, Not Restructuring Will Fix Nigeria – Dolapo
Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu Recognized For Cancer Awareness
BBOG Group Honours 29 Buni Yadi School Children
Leadership Style Every Entrepreneur Should Try To Adopt
 40 lessons from extra ordinary leaders for finding strength in hard times (4)
 Cross-Border E-Commerce Considered A Growth Rocket For Sub Saharan Africa Retailers
 Survive Like a Small Business
EDITORIAL Relocating The Oil Majors


The Guardian


All set for closure of Abuja Airport amid anxiety
Obasanjo Presidential Library, first in Africa commissioned
Malaysia expels North Korea ambassador over Kim murder
Paramount ruler decries absence of Tiv in Federal Executive Council
Saraki hints at legislative solution to farmers/ herdsmen clashes
Outrage over Customs’ threat to impound used vehicles without duty
Makarfi fears for PDP survival, commends Jonathan
INEC wants to rig 2019 poll
EFCC ransacks Ogbia palatial mansion of Jonathan’s aide
Conte wary of Carroll on return to West Ham
Kanchelskis warns United of Rostov threat
Babayaro queries Rohr’s choice of Osimhen over MFM’s Odey
Game against Rangers will be tight, Rivers United’s coach Eguma predicts
The power sector puzzle: Willing seller and unwilling buyer
Local manufacturers need conducive environment to thrive – Lawal
Editorial: Death in the schools
Letter to Acting President
Before procrastination spirit hits Akure too
Why Tinubu shouldn’t run in 2019
Trouble sees itself in South Africa
Ogun 2019: Forces coalesce to ‘take back’ APC
2019: APC’s defining battle, Tinubu’s game plan
Lagos moves to end building collapse, kicks off training of 4,000 artisans
Fayose berates removal of police, DSS chiefs
Fresh concerns over unverified HIV cure claims
I invented medicine to cure HIV/AIDS not vaccine, says Ezeibe
Ezeibe has not gone through requisite steps, says Ihekweazu
2017 World Retrovirus Conference invites Ezeibe to Canada
Lagos Na Wa … The casual rhythm of Lagos
Femi Kuti connects with crisis-affected population in Yola
Nigerian written literature since 1914 – Part 1
‘Too many brilliant, fantastic minds doing something very good, but their presentation is poor’
Elon Musk: tech dreamer reaching for sun, moon and stars
Uber’s Greyball under scrutiny for blocking government stings
Opel takeover by Peugeot comes after years

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