​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 16,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 16,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

PDP: Makarfi’s panel recommends expulsion of Sheriff, others
Presidency keeps mum as Senate blocks Magu again
Apostle Suleman: Why the truth matters
FG makes a U-turn, allows helicopters into Abuja airport
Army sets up Board of Inquiry, detains six soldiers for brutalising woman
FG cuts fertiliser price by half
Customs suspend import duty payment on old vehicles
UPDATED: Judge blocks new Trump travel ban
‘CPC’ll intensify fight against consumer rights abuses’
CAF poll: Ahmad confronts Hayatou in a titanic battle
Bazee doubtful for London friendlies
Police, FRSC abandon kids after mother dies in crash
Soldiers brutalise woman for protesting brother’s assault
Army sets up Board of Inquiry, detains six soldiers for brutalising woman
FG makes a U-turn, allows helicopters into Abuja airport
Ogun doctors protest shortage of medical personnel, equipment
Court remands couple for bathing woman with acid
Gunmen kill pastor in Edo
Police arrest phone shop burglar in Rivers
Soldiers brutalise woman for protesting brother’s assault
 Mother stabs eight-month-old baby in Ebonyi
CSOs knock security agencies for role in Edo, Rivers polls
Magu: Senate played its constitutional role, says Saraki
Osinbajo requests Senate’s approval for $500m Euro bond
Lagos lawmakers back call to disarm herdsmen
BREAKING: Again, DSS writes Senate, disqualifies Magu
Ex-stars should help develop sports – Igali
UEFA Champions League leading scorers
Atletico stroll into Champions League quarters
Monaco dump Man City out of Champions League
Fanta-Sprite ruling: Consumer groups consider class-action suit against NBC
Govt to declare telecoms facilities as critical infrastructure
Adeosun resolves PenCom, NAICOM rift over N140bn annuity fund
#BBNaija: I will kill my husband, if he beats me, says Ese
Ben Affleck undergoes treatment for alcoholism
Snoop Dogg would’ve been jailed if it were Obama – Trump
Six ways to make microSD cards compatible with Android phones
Editorial: Let facts prevail in Amnesty, Army clash
Having frequent sex is like earning extra N15m annually —Study


Lagos IGR Rose by N33bn, Says NEITI
NBC Allays Concerns over Benzoic Acid in Soft Drinks
Afenifere Alleges Sectional Arrests in Aftermath of Yoruba-Hausa Clash in Ife
Ogbeh Visits Sympli, Pledges FG’s Support for Local Food Producers
Edo, Borno, C’River Top List of States with Highest Air Fares
Nigeria, S’Africa Denounce Xenophobia, Move to Bolster Relations
Persecution: CAN Suspends Global Day of Mourning for Killed Members
UNICEF Scales up Intervention in Malnutrition by 400% in North-east
Yobe Upgrades Education Sector with N3bn
Tinubu Mourns Onukaba
House Mandates FG to Reconstitute Board of Investment Tribunal
Police Arrest Muslim Cleric, Teenager over Ritual Murder of Three-year-old
DHQ to Strengthen Security on Classified Military Institutions, Documents
Frozen Account: Ozekhome to Knows Fate April 12
FG Charged to Prosecute Foreigners Peddling Sub-standard Products
Again, Ayade Weeps for Bakassi Returnees as FG Unveils Resettlement Plans
CPC Recovered N2.5bn for Nigerian Consumers in 2016
Concerns over Slow Takeoff of InfraCos
UNICEF Advises Journalists on Child Rights Reporting
Senate, Again, Rejects Magu as EFCC Boss
Fayemi: Nigeria Needs 4m Square Metres of Tiles Annually
Customs Boss Fails to Appear before Senate
Six Persons Killed in Suicide Attacks in Maiduguri
Nigeria is Ripe for Female President, Says Varsity Don
Presidency Moves to Avert Face-off Between Senate and Customs CG
Inflation Rate Falls for First Time in 15 Months to 17.78%
NDDC Boss Orders Immediate Payment of Commission’s Scholarships
Scotland Shows Nigeria Runway Can be Fixed without Shutting Airport
World Bank Decries Hunger in North-eastern Nigeria, Kenya, Others
GTBank Owed $138m by Etisalat
Trading Value Rises 133% as Market Sustains Positive Trend
Govt Policies, Harsh Operating Environment Blamed for Airlines’ Failure in Nigeria
N377bn Indebtedness: CBN, NCC, 13 Banks Meet with Etisalat Today
Onu: Diversification into Agriculture, Solid Minerals Can’t Take Nigeria Out of.
Court Bars APC from Fielding Candidate in Anambra Central Senatorial Election Politics
Don’t Embark on Protest, Timi Frank Begs APC Staff
Resisting Modernisation at Lagos Abattoirs

Buhari and the Next Conversation

The Nation

How governors, senators, others stopped Magu
The DSS Report that nailed Magu
E-voting, e-crisis at MAPOLY
Magu: I won’t be deterred
The way out
Senate rides on DSS ambush to reject Magu
Return of the natives
PDP crisis: Sheriff frustrating peace process, says Makarfi
NCC, CBN join forces to save Etisalat from creditors
Sagay: No law stops Magu’s renomination
Justice Ademola, others seek dismissal of charges
‘Fed Govt to allow helicopters fly to Abuja’
Buhari presides at FEC meeting
Alleged N1.4b fraud: Fed Govt files charges against Peace Corps’ boss Akor
Ambode, Fashola and the soul of Lagos
Ogun doctors protest decay in health sector
Customs shelves old vehicle duty collection plan
EFCC: Fayose paid Ozekhome from N1.2b Dasuki’s slush fund
Sagay: No law stops Magu’s renomination
Justice Ademola, others seek dismissal of charges
Tinubu pays tribute to Onukaba
Senate again summons C-G Ali for grilling today
Bello demolishes kidnappers hideout
Firm engages Nigerian professionals
Osun Varsity wins Obasanjo Library debate
Corps member gets Ayade’s N1m pledge
Poly gets new faculties, departments
Veneers of our fault lines
NANS march against xenophobia in South Africa
Man Utd striker Rashford to join England senior squad
‘Hayatou will quit in 2019’
My victory bonus for Nigeria-Pinnick
ENYIMBA 2-0 FC Ifeanyi Ubah Osadaiye: We defy all odds to record maximum points
MID-SEASON TRANSFER ALERT: 3SC to offload misfiring strikers
Ahmad battles Hayatou for CAF Presidency
TAF partners Rave TV for Whispers
Iyabo Ojo excited about daughter
Jide Kosoko, Mercy Johnson, others depict life in police barracks
Sambasa Nzeribe recounts journey to AMVCA trophy
Celebrities place O’jez opens new branch
Banky W reveals thoughts behind new song
EDITORIAL: Between contractors and officials
Why we’re funding SMEs, by Fidelity Bank
ExxonMobil boosts women empowerment with $100m
ERA/FoEN alerts on dumped toxic waste in Delta
Nestoil showcases expertise, innovation at NOG confab
Time to prioritise gas in Nigeria, says NLNG chief
‘How to strengthen oil, gas industry’


Recession: Sen Oko Assures Women Economic Support
Oba Of Benin Tasks NIS On Strategies To Check Cross Border Crimes
Onukaba: Never In The ‘Past Tense’, By Asiwaju Tinubu
Police Uncover Fake National ID, Voters’ Cards Firms In Lagos
FG Slams 90-Count Charge Against Peace Corps Commandant
2017 UTME: We Are Ready – CBT Centre Owners
Titi Atiku Abubakar Charges Women On Reshaping The Nation
Digital Economy To Create $100tr Jobs By 2025 – ADVAN Forum
International Women’s Day 2017: What The Women Said
Nothing Comes On Platter Of Gold- Akande, Nelson, Others Tell Women
Senate Threatens Arrest As Customs C-G Fails To Appear
Northern Christian Youths Back Apostle Suleman
Senate threatens arrest as Customs C-G fails to appear
PDP crisis: Again, Makarfi, Sheriff in war of words
Illicit transfers: Minister dares NASS, redeploys Unity College principals to Abuja
Why I’ve no case to answer, Justice Ademola tells court
V-A-M-P-I-R-E: The untold story of his end
EFCC confirmation screening: How DSS helped Senate stop Magu
Fayose paid N75m into Ozekhome’s account from N1.2bn Dasuki’s funds – EFCC
Senate rejection means Magu immediately ceases to act as EFCC Chairman – Ozekhome.
Beninoise Anjorin vows to beat Pinnick
Intrigues, back-stabbing overshadow CAF elections
Hayatou to resign if he wins
Rostov ground shut after Mourinho pitch complaint
NPFL moves a step closer towards private sector partnership
Ogbemudia: Benin Kingdom has lost one of its best brains —Oba Ewuare II
Ibrahim Magu: DSS letter to Senate
2019: Kwankwaso accuses Atiku, Ganduje, Makarfi led PDP of plotting to form a new party
I regret my inability to answer the Senate’s invitation – Hameed
I don’t know how much we’ve recovered from looters – Magu
Ben Affleck says he’s undergone treatment
for alcoholism


The Sun

EFCC chair: Again, Senate rejects Magu
He failed integrity test –lawmakers I wasn’t given fair hearing, says Magu 
Customs suspends duty on old vehicles, as Ali shuns Senate
Senators compel Customs CG to appear today
Alleged graft: FG insists Justice Ademola, others have case to answer
Mentally sick woman drives knife into baby’s stomach
8-month-old boy undergoes successful surgery, survives
Court bars APC from Anambra Central senatorial election
FG slams N1.4bn criminal charge on Peace Corps boss over alleged Advance Fee Fraud
Dickson meets Babangida on PDP crisis
FG reverses ban on helicopter shuttle from Abuja to Kaduna
Female suicide bombers kill 2 in Borno
No hiding place for treasury looters -Obasanjo
Xenophobic attacks: Nigerians await reps’ diplomatic shuttle
PDP: Sheriff’s emergence was costly mistake –Secondus
How NCC, CBN aborted takeover of Etisalat over N200bn loan
Expect low agric yields in 2017, NIMET tells FG, farmers
Why Nigerian products can’t compete –MAN
Help, ancestral homes up for sale in Ekiti
Obesity increases risk for kidney disease
Girl, Nancy, still needs N1m for facial reconstruction after surgery
Senate, Customs’ Hameed Ali at daggers drawn
Old age is honourable
Government must pay attention to national parks (2)
Hameed Ali versus the Senate
When the economy is sick: First go to doctors, not economists (1)
Menace of kidnappers, highway robbers (2)
Save your liver!
RE: Jinx of poor healthcare in Nigeria
Barack Obama, model president (4


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