​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 13,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 13,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan approved $1.1bn Malabu deal, says Adoke
NDLEA accuses man of swallowing 935g of cocaine
Driver killed, corpse dumped in gutter 1
Police arrest salesman for robbing boss
Ambode urges support for new environmental policy
We prefer trade partnership with US, not aid –Kogi gov
Gunmen kill three herdsmen in Southern Kaduna
Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan approved $1.1bn Malabu deal, says Adoke
SERAP demands re-instatement of sacked whistle-blower
Jealous air force man kills female colleague in Benue
Police promote 44 officers to DSP
Ekiti can feed Nigeria well, says ex-envoy
Buhari’s return has brought stability – Orji Kalu
Jealous air force man kills female colleague in Benue
Ambode urges support for new environmental policy
Osunbor mourns as Ogbemudia corpse arrives Benin today
Lagos task force arrests cult leader, 121 otherser
We’ll treat gun-carrying herdsmen, extreme religious preachers like criminals – Oyo govt
How Ogbemudia helped me succeed – Ex-Edo gov, Osunbor
Former Zamfara gov, Shinkafi defects to APC
Most senators have not paid the price for democracy – Sani
N’Assembly panels fail to submit budget reports
My children hate politics — Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele
US officials sent us back to Nigeria because my wife was pregnant — Popoola
My kids slept on the floor in US immigration office — Garba
US immigration officer locked me up for four days — Olaniyi
Dad was very proud when I was declared governor — Adeyinka Adebayo’s son
US action, gross disrespect for Nigerians – Prof. Akinyeye
I started a school at 80 — Retired teacher
Douglas: Group, family criticise NFF for shunning burial
Minister hails Igali
My preference is to stay – Wenger
Ighalo disappoints again
Zenith Bank supports Delta Principal’s Cup
Sunderland target Efe Ambrose
SARS operatives allegedly brutalise civilians in Eket
Four areas you should not miss while childproofing your home
Women can fill manufacturing’s skills gap – Lafarge CCEO
Debt: Etisalat gets reprieve following NCC, CBN intervention
15 firms’ exit costs stock market N24.075bn in one year
Seven ways to beef up your savings account
FG yet to pay revised pension rate –PenCom
KPMG advises insurers on reforms
Bisola: ThinTallTony confesses
My marital status is nobody’s business –Empress Njamah
I want a woman that can bring out the best in me – Bryan Okwara
My romance with snakes –Rukky Sanda
Mixing sports drinks with alcohol dangerous — Ofoefule
Kwara gov’s wife decries cancer scourge
Womanhood, culture and mental health
Kidney failure patient cries out for help
Trapped in dying tea gardens, workers lose children to traffickers
Season of death: Female undergraduates turn preys hunted by ritual killers
Adebayo’s ageless chair, radio and iconic walking stick that will miss him
Five ways to use social media for professional networking
Professional network service
World Wide Web is 28
.africa joins the internet
Editorial: Making Mambilla hydro-power a reality
Development versus debt peonage
Imperative of campaign finance reforms (1)
Towards ensuring safety and security in schools
Osinbajo more Buharist than Buhari
Eight sexual discoveries for wives
Six sex positions women hate
Jealous air force man kills female colleague in Benue
Controversy as Buhari extends perm sec’s tenure twice
Buhari resumes today, NLC, groups, others set target


ThisDay


Presidency: Don’t Expect Buhari to Resume in a Dramatic Way
Falling Oil Prices Threaten Nigeria’s Earnings, Reserves Accretion
Vehicle Owners Mull Legal Action, Ask NCS to Reverse Policy on…
Rice Farmers Enjoy Growth amid Economic Downturn
Adoke: Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Endorsed Malabu Oil Agreement
Edo, Delta States to Give Ogbemudia State Burial, Obaseki Meets with Family
Tragedy at Air Force Base as Officer Kills Himself and Lover
IPOB Vows to Scuttle Obiano’s Re-election Bid
Miyetti Allah Condemns Killing of Two Herdsmen in Southern Kaduna
Shinkafi, Ex-Zamfara Governor, Dumps PDP for APC
Germany Parliamentary Head Supports Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Effort
Security Operatives Kill Pregnant Suicide Bomber, Other Person in Borno
SERAP Gives Foreign Affairs Minister Ultimatum to Recall Whistle Blower
Buhari Felicitates with Varsity Don, Poet at 70
Militants Ask FG to Stop Payment of Derivation Fund through Governors
Group to Organise Cyber Security Summit
Prison Inmates Exceed 68,000
UN Trains Aviation Security Personnel on Counter-terrorism
Forest Communities Protest against 260km Superhighway
Buhari Extended Perm Sec’s Service for Two Years, Says Education Minister
Gowon, Anyaoku Laud Ayade for Vanguard Governor of the Year Award
Stop Attacking Nigerian Army, Coalition Cautions AI
NTDC Demotes 20 Top Officers
‘Imbibe the Fear of God in Leadership’
Police Arrest Suspect for Robbing Conference Centres
‘Driver with Stolen Number Plates Attempts Running over LASTMA GM’
Lagos Taskforce Arrests 87 Miscreants, 35 Cultists
Media Perspectives Appoints New COO
UN Trains Aviation Security Personnel on Counterterrorism
Discos: N701bn Power Intervention Funds May Worsen Revenue Shortfalls
FG Harps on Standardisation for SME Devt, Economic Diversification
Again, Court Jails Two Vandals of BEDC Transformers in Benin
March 13, 2017
Nigeria May Lose N400bn to Closure of Abuja Airport
Inflation Projected to Decline in February
INTELS Acquires Largest Crane in Africa
PDP Crisis: Sheriff Reaching out to BoT, Governors, Says Ojougboh
Makarfi Accuses Dickson of Plotting Personal Agenda
 Unveiling the Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project
A Bloody Clash in Ile-Ife
Dalung, Gov Dickson Inaugurate Daniel Igali Sports Centre
Zenith Bank Revives Delta State Principal’s Cup
Mcleod, Osewa Retain SNEPCo Junior Tennis Titles
FA CUP: Chelsea, Man Utd in Grudge Q’ final Clash Tonight
Teacher, Don’t Teach Me Nonsense – III

The Nation


 Terms for states as N500b Paris Club refund is ready
$1.6b Malabu Oil deal: Adoke names Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, others
Banks seek buyers as CBN floods market with forex
Makarfi slams Dickson’s proposal on PDP crisis
Ajimobi flays Ibadan indigenes over Olubadan palace
NECA seeks full implementation of economic growth plan
Fed Govt removes NTDC D-G
Nigeria may lose OPEC‘s oil production exemption
Ford, Vodafone offer Wi-Fi vehicles
Century Power begins 2000Mw power plant construction
INTELS acquires N1.8b crane, largest in Africa
Fed Govt rolls out N5,000 savings bonds today
‘Skill acqusition vital to economic recovery’
Panic grips insurers over NAICOM capital verification
Energy theft: EKEDC to reward whistle blowers
Osinbajo: We ‘ll resolve Niger Delta crisis
Waiting for Akeredolu’s kitchen cabinet
What Jaiz Bank ‘ll bring to investors
BoI, Diamond Bank partner on N140b loan to cooperatives, farmers
How Adebayo assisted my education, by ex-Commissioner
Education key, says commander
Ikpeazu: Abia located strategically
Doctors threaten strike
NIMASA…One year of Buhari’s reforms
Buhari greets Osundare at 70
Disquiet in aviation sector over AMCON takeover of airlines (II)
How Igbo can produce president, by Okechukwu
Court jails BEDC transformer vandals in Benin
Fayose: Lawyers petition EFCC, IGP
Ogun tops minerals production
Ondo councils’ account: Chairmen to sue govt
NANS to submit anti-corruption report to Buhari
Edo students unveil plans to immortalise Amodu, Keshi
•Sports festival in motion Tertiary institution students from Edo State have taken the bull by the h… Read more
Akwa Utd’s two goals hero, Friday never stops believing
Imo Foundation ready to finance Emeteole’s treatment- Ajaelu
Mbaoma: Remo Stars’ great comeback has begun
Abia warriors 2-1 Lobi Stars: Okiemute injured
Plateau Utd attribute Pillars win to hard work
EDITORIAL:Reducing joblessness
A call for citizens’ participation in governance
Ford, Vodafone offer Wi-Fi vehicles
Century Power begins 2000Mw power plant construction
Fed Govt rolls out N5,000 savings bonds today
‘Skill acqusition vital to economic recovery’


Vanguard


 South-East, South-South Professionals To Set Up Economic Union
 Ibori Endorses Okowa For Second Term
 Militant Groups Ask Oil Firms To Suspend Production
 Fayose: Lawyers Petition EFCC, IGP
 Ife Crisis: Ooni Sets Up Truth, Reconciliation C’ttee
 Ogun Customs Goes Tough Over Import, Export Duties, Others
 Police Kill 3 Robbers In Kogi
 Oyo To Prosecute Hate Preachers, Herdsmen With Guns
 Coker Estate Residents’ Travail: Lawyer Seeks Ambode’s Intervention
 Lagos Task Force Arrests 87 Miscreants, 35 Cultists
 Buhari: Osinbajo Support Group Thanks God
 No Toxic Waste In Our Community —Koko Indigenes
 SERAP Gives Ministry 7 Days To Recall Whistle-blower
 MultiChoice Rewards DStv, GOtv Subscribers
 Air Force Personnel Shoots Female Colleague Dead Over Infidelity
 ADEYINKA ADEBAYO: Saraki, Akeredolu, Anyaoku Pay Condolence Visits To Family
 NGO To Nominate Obasanjo For Nobel Peace Prize
EFCC Holding Me Without Charge, Denying Me Medical Attention – Andrew Yakubu
Emefiele, CBN GOV, Warns ‘We Will Ensure Forex Speculators Lose Money’
Tonto Dike Accuses Estranged Hubby Of Being A Murderer, ‘yahoo Boy’
MASSOB To Buratai: Nigeria Jittery Over Biafra
FG Not Much Committed In Ending Xenophobic Attacks Because Igbos Most Victimised – MASSOB
President Claims Ghosts Chased Him Out Of Villa
CAF Champions League: It’s Not Yet Over, Says Eguma After 3-0 Win
Zambia Beat Senegal To Claim U-20 Title
Barca Suffer PSG Hangover In Deportivo Defeat
The Ogbemudia I Knew
Dickson Wrestling Championship Begins With Early Upsets


Leadership


Gains Of Masari’s Investment In Economic Empowerment
Banks Shun Borrowers, Invest In Treasury Bills, Forex Market
New Twist In Malabu Deal As Adoke Implicates Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan
US Pledges To Support Kogi Government On Development
LEADERSHIP Conference And Awards Now Holds March 17
Loss Of Privacy Control, Spread Of Fake News Worry WWW Founder
 Gowon, Others Laud Ayade Over Vanguard Governor Of The Year Award
— Comment
 FCMB Signs Deal For FG’s Social Intervention Programme In Jigawa
 MDAs Lobby Reps To Circumvent Committee Probe
 Amnesty International Urged To Stop Smearing Army’s Image
 ‘Naming Of Estate After Tinubu,Intended To Slight Sheriff’
 Tambuwal Flags Off N1.56bn Fadama III Scheme
 Oil And Gas: FG Orders IOC’s To Comply With Local Content Policy
 CBN Set To Inject More Dollars Into Forex Market
 MultiChoice Launches Rewards Programmes For DStv, GOtv Subscribers
 FG Approves 10% Funding For N5m NHF Loans
Oil And Gas: FG Orders IOC’s To Comply With Local Content Policy
 Eko Disco Moves To Recover N4.2bn Debt
 Dangote Salt, NAFDAC Collaborate To Sanitise Food Market
 Shippers’ Council Signs Contract For Construction Of Dry Port In Abia
 BoI, Kebbi State To Float N2bn MSMEs Fund
 Exotic Cars: Rights Group Cautions Against Attacks On Ex-Customs Boss
EDITORIAL: As We Celebrate Womanhood


The Sun


Pregnant suicide bomber, another killed in Borno
Panic grips Buhari’s ministers, top aides over anticipated cabinet reshuffle
PDP crisis: Makarfi hits Dickson
I’m back, Buhari tells NASS in resumption letter
… President’s return stabilised polity –Kalu
Judiciary must protect the weak –Kalu
Air man kills lover
Abuja airport repairs won’t go beyond 6 weeks –Presidency
Adoke insists Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan endorsed Malabu agreement
Forex: 41 items remain banned, says Emefiele
Wike constitutes administrative panel of inquiry to review traditional chieftaincy stools
NUC approves degree programmes for Katsina education college
Nigeria’s economy set for growth, says finance minister
PDP chieftains defect to APC
PDP crisis: Makarfi hits Dickson
•  Says Bayelsa gov stalling reconciliation process
Controversy trails Centenary City probe
Hit gold manufacturing paper bag carriers
OPS seeks removal of obstacles to business devt
LCCI hails FG on Ease of Doing Business
CAF Champions League: Rivers United wins as Rangers fall in Cairo
Zambia wins AFCON U-20 tourney
Ighalo misses penalty in China
Nigeria’s economy set for growth, says finance minister
Nation building: JAMB lauds media with caution notes
Army adopts new approach against insecurity in Lagos, Ogun
EDITORIAL: Nigeria’s declining tax revenue
Female genital mutilation: Pathetic tales of traumatised victims
•Stakeholders step up war against practice
HRM Achebe on Peter Obi
The prisoner with choice
Now that INEC has fixed 2019 election dates
The original Bendelite is gone!



Tribune


Traders, landlords count losses over Ife crisis
200 local entrepreneurs trained to access funds in Kwara
Ekiti 2018: 33 aspirants not known to us yet ― APC
Of democracy and nation building
Siting petrol stations at residential areas in Ekiti
Promoting gender equality
Attention, Gov Ajimobi
6 things great leaders can’t ignore
What all leaders have in common
NANS demands education subsidy
LASTMA nabs wanted driver with stolen vehicle
Gunmen kill 3 herdsmen in Southern Kaduna
Edo, Delta states to give Ogbemudia state burial
FG pledges to implement Sen Nnamani’s committee’s report
We are not interested in Buhari’s seat — Northern Yorubas
We’ll henceforth border with oil, gas players in implementing our programmes ― PTDF
NLC opposes Customs on new vehicle duty policy
Nigeria, a huge joke —Adeniyi
We must institutionalise fight against corruption —Okeke
Edo: APC, PDP and the 100 days
We now have four factions in Lagos PDP —Segun Adewale, factional chairman
REVEALED: How politicians, others stole trillions from oil revenue
We have never been this sick!

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