​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 19,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 19,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Secret report bombshell: Cash-strapped PDP plans to sell party membership, ministerial slots
Magu’s rejection not based on DSS report — Saraki
Buhari may back Customs boss against Senate
March 30 no longer feasible for budget passage — Reps
Unlicensed marketers dispensing fuel at Kaduna airport – Oil marketers
Nigerian entertainers don’t understand business of entertainment – Ali Baba
Akeredolu recognises Coker as Ondo speaker, Akindele kicks
Paternity mess: I’m not doing another DNA test, vows Davido
Jonathan meets Wike, commends governor
There are traitors in the music industry – Lil Kesh
ECOWAS threatens to sanction Nigeria over Dasuki
I can’t marry a woman who only twerks – Kiss Daniel
I opened fire on Atiku for running down Obasanjo’s government – Ali
Women are better managers than men – Ikeazor
Atiku, Ganduje not planning new party — Hanga
Murdered farmer: Police launch manhunt for herdsman
I started publishing magazines with no experience —Aluya
I don’t have a favourite among my three wives — Jibril
Recovery: President scales down itinerary
I won’t quit acting for politics, says Mercy Johnson-Okojie
Nasir el-Rufai’s gift
Nigerians should praise Senate for rejecting Magu – Ohuabunwa
APGA advises Ikpeazu
I love engineering to bits — Mervin Azeta
No need for change of govt in Anambra — Soludo
No transparency in customs’ clearance process – Grimaldi MD
Katsina residents panic over heatwave, meningitis
Govt targets $35bn Diaspora remittances for housing development
LCCI, Chevron tackle gridlock
UPDATED: Fire guts NAFDAC office in Lagos, destroys warehouse
Police arrest suspected shop burglar in Rivers
Fire guts NAFDAC office in Lagos, destroys warehouse
Policemen brutalise American returnee, baby in Ekiti
Man arrested at Lagos airport excretes 66 wraps of heroin
APC must punish El-Rufai for leaked memo – Sen. Sani
PDP crisis: 23 state chairmen back Sheriff
“Only support for Buhari can guarantee Igbo presidency in 2023”
Youths caution Fayose against inciting comments
Ikpeazu sacks 16 Abia poly workers
Obaseki mourns Afegbua
ICPC probes C’River lawmaker over double salary
Fayose urges new Ekiti CP to sustain peace
Refusal to wear uniform: NBA chief, SAN flay Ali as Senate turns back Customs CG
Senators laid an ambush for Magu– Ndume
I know men with all boys who aren’t happy — Badejo
Doctors said I may not conceive – Oyelade
I left farming because I don’t want herdsmen to kill me — Ex-teacher, 80
Sports a unifying factor , says CEDEC boss
Contractors flee as N2bn facilities rot away in C’River
Wenger makes decision on his future at Arsenal
Costa out for Bayern, Brazil, with knee injury
Advocaat to quit Fenerbahce, retire at season end
Govt targets $35bn Diaspora remittances for housing development
Chinese firm to establish in Calabar
Airport closure: Major hotel operators in survival strategies
Nigeria’s declining revenue coming to an end — NEITI
Explore mergers, experts tell airlines
Ruth Kadiri furious for being linked with Apostle Suleman
Common chemicals around our homes
Homosexuality: Where do we stand?
It’s safer to discard leftovers than rewarm it – Expert
Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria safe – Health ministry
An air force lady killed by lover: I want my daughter’s killer to pay with his life, says father
I begged for mercy but three soldiers kept flogging me with sticks, fan belts — Woman brutalised by soldiers in Ikorodu
Editorial Getting Nigeria out of fuel import fraud
Nasir el-Rufai’s gift
Trump and the steam effect
Women have a right to enjoy sex in marriage
What to teach the children


Senate Forecloses Reconsideration of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Boss
Saraki writes president on his rejection
Onyema: ‘Tiny Minority’ of Nigerians Affected by Xenophobic Attacks in S’Africa
Fiscal, Monetary Authorities Meet Ahead of MPC Meeting Monday
Sani Wants El-Rufai Sanctioned over Leaked Memo
Supreme Court Hears PDP’s Case Thursday
FG Reads Riot Act to Exporters of Unprocessed Minerals
Pandemonium as Bus Driver Kills Soldier in Lagos
Saraki: Regional Cooperation, Partnership, Panacea to Africa’s Challenges
Catholic Knights Seek More Prayers for Buhari, Launch N1.5bn Retreat Centre
Anglican Archbishop Faults Early Release of 2019 Election Timetable
Australia Govt Supports Malnutrition Fight in North-east with N11m Grants Adedayo
NSE Mulls Local Production of Speed Limiting Device, Woos Minister
IPAC Petitions CJN, AGF over Plateau Lawmaker’s Certificate Forgery Case
Oyegun Extol Late Ogbemudia Virtues, Sterling Qualities
“We Want to Improve Compliance, Discipline Culture in the Banking Sector”
N’Delta Host Oil Communities Seek Urgent Relocation of Oil Firms
Cross River Chief Judge Dies at 63
Muslim Group Celebrates Buhari’s Return
Buhari Restates FG’s Commitment to Manpower Development
OPL 245: Shell Wins, Court Vacates Forfeiture Order Granted EFCC
With Lower February Inflation, Analysts Urge Caution in Policy Decision
Growing the Economy through Import Substitution
The Renewed Call for Passage of PIB
Bonga FPSO Repairs May Engender Temporary Drop in Oil Production
As FG Moves to Extend Bank Verification to MFBs…
Bunmi Oke: My Fighting Spirit Has Kept Me Going in Advertising
Ibrahim Magu: The Last Straw?
PDP Governorship Aspirant Defects to APC in Gombe
Akeredolu Recognises Coker as Speaker
The Trial of Hameed ‘Netanyahu’ Ali

The Nation

Fresh N500b refund divides Governors’ Forum
Nursing mother brutalised at police checkpoint
PDP governors split over unity convention
Magu: I did not return to EFCC for dirty jobs
CBN to keep rate unchanged as MPC meets tomorrow
Shehu Sani to APC: Punish El-Rufai for memo on Buhari
ODION IGHALO- My unforgettable moments in English Premier League
Magu twice unlucky
Still in search of the savant Nigerian leader
Jos DISCO warns residents against sabotage
Senate, Hameed Ali and bureaucratic laxity
‘Our mandate, promise is to transform lives’
The expanding Malabu quagmire
Agency receives 300 complaints on internet abuse
No decision to train regular recruits in Sambisa forest – Army
EFCC slams Akwa Ibom Rep with 9-count forgery charge
Cross River Chief Judge dies at 62
New immigration regulation underway
Edo awards scholarship to child of slain Afegbua
Buhari and the tension puzzle
Buhari and the tension puzzle
Army denies molestation of women in Ogoni
EFCC planning to cook up allegations against me, Melaye alleges
OTUNBAJO: I’ll be back stronger, better after surgery
Nigerian Super Green FC’s owners eyes MLS
Cahill’s late goal snatches victory for Chelsea at Stoke
Rivers United out of CAF Champions League
Musa enjoys 14 minutes action in Leicester victory
EDITORIAL: Return of Buhari
Some good has come from the hoopla over the president’s health:
Toxic waste in Koko
“Government is putting plans in place to boost Industrialisation” – Enelemah
Call for 2017 Women Green Fellowship applicants

Plumber held for ‘sexual assault’ of daughters
Commercial driver almost killed me, says FRSC Commander


Women: The Fayose Lesson For Men
Alaafin Adeyemi Harps On The Gains Of Education
Nipost Restructures
‘Operation Impact’ Kicks Off In Akwa Ibom
‘Women Migrants Fearing Rape Take Contraceptives Before Journey’
One Dies, Another Injured In Ogun Autocrash
Police Brutalize Nursing Mother, Baby In Ekiti Over Refusal To ‘Settle’
Bolt, Farah Headline Jamaican Meet
Kidnapped Delta DPO Found Dead
We Failed To Learn From Biafran War — Ekweremadu
‘We Must Support Olu Of Warri To Succeed’
Adalikwu: A New Gift To Tourism
PDP CRISIS: Sheriff, Makarfi clash over 23 states’ chapters chairmen
Aircraft man Kalu, Solape in Makurdi crime of passion
Obasanjo is the worst example of a military general – Brigadier-General Ikponmwen
Buhari receives senate reports on Magu’s rejection
Of the three daughters I sent to Queen’s College, only two came back home alive – Bereaved mother
Bolt, Farah headline Jamaican meet
CAF CL: Sundowns survive scare in Kampala
GOtv Boxing Night 11: Masevex ‘ll fall in round 3, boasts Godson
Balotelli frustrated as Nice falter in title race
McGregor sets September date for Mayweather showdown
Senators on Economic Diplomacy Mission
FG set to launch new immigration regulation
Nigerians to Buhari: Tell us how much you spent abroad on medical treatments
Tajudeen Adepetu launches new radio station in Kano
Goldberg Excellency Tour: Aje Olokun Drummers clinch grand prize in Ikare Akoko competition
Music Star, Mr Eazi’s weird lifestyle as an entertainer
E-Marshal rocks Nigeria, drops hit single ‘One Call’
If your partner fancies oral sex , do it- Seyi Hunter


 Customs Vehicles Duty Verification Policy: Intrigues, Conspiracy
There Is A Feeling Of Disconnect In Imo – Ibe
The Way Nigeria Is Run Won’t Take Us Far – Benson
Nomadic Politicians Bane Of Our Democracy – Makarfi
 2019: What Is Atiku Bringing To The Table?
 Ali’s Action Will Demoralise Younger Customs Officers – Sen Olujimi
 Knocks, Kudos As Obaseki Marks 100 Days In Office
 Nigeria To Launch New Immigration Regulation
 Police Beat Up, Detain Nursing Mother, Others Over Extortion In Ekiti
 FUTA Convocation: Aturamu emerges Alumni Rep as VC Praises Ariyomo
Customs Vehicles Duty Verification Policy: Intrigues, Conspiracy
Electricity: Military, Others Owe N91.2b Debt – PHED
Work Begins On N217bn Dangote Sugar Plantation, Refinery In Nasarawa
Restructuring Club Ownership In NPFL: Lessons From Asia
The Way Nigeria Is Run Won’t Take Us Far – Benson
Chibok: BBOG Group Lauds LEADERSHIP Newspapers
 Police Beat Up, Detain Nursing Mother, Others Over Extortion In Ekiti
Delta: Pensioners Decry Backlog Of Arrears, Threaten Protest
ACA Old Boys Give Back To School As Akeredolu Harps On Integrity
Ex-CDS Petinrin, Others Summoned Over Non-prosecution Of Oil Thieves
Nigeria Loses N600bn Yearly To Importation Of Iron Rods, Others
Fayose’s Outburst And Truth About Ekiti Allocation
EDITORIAL: Xenophobia And The Menace Of Armed Herdsmen

The Sun

Fatal love
Oh shomzy! Solape’s mum in shock, hospitalized
Nnamdi Kanu’ll be freed – IPOB
El-Rufai’s letter to Buhari dubious – Shehu Sani
PDP crisis: 23 state chairmen back Sheriff, unity convention
Are you at risk of kidney failure?
Jonathan lauds Wike for transforming Rivers
Fresh hurdle for Magu
…As senators plot to invoke Rule 131 PDP crisis: Ekiti PDP disowns Abuja meeting with Sherif
• Hopes of confirmation dashed as lawmakers  invoke Senate rule • Forget him, Nigerians tell Buhari • No, he’s incorruptible
My Success Story, a Model for Youths –Tope Agbeyo, Chairman, Cornfield Group
Only 14m Nigerians pay tax –FIRS 
…As FG targets $1bn from new tax
 Man City, Liverpool in top four struggles
… Says region can’t produce 100 engineers, but a local government in South can produce 1000 engineers
EDITORIAL:  Nigeria and International Women’s Day
No Better Music Than Jazz – Samir Bader, Businessman
True federalism
Dating safety rules you must follow
Life-changing Stories
Nigerian wives: The good, the bad and the ugly
At the end of the day; you are just one person!
Osinbajo, Niger-Delta dialogue and the omission of Abia
Magu in a maggoty mug
CG’s uniform as matter of urgent national importance
My sister flirts with my boyfriend’


PDP govs break apart
Don’t forget us, Chibok girls cries out
As Saraki threatens to unveil Sowore
Durojaiye: A consistent voice across generations
Sports betting, viewing centres under siege
Juvenile ‘death merchants’ taking over okada business
Massive collection of Beatles records goes on auction in Paris
Don’t forget us, Chibok girls cries out
FG to launch new immigration regulation
5 killed in auto crash on Katsina road
No decision to train regular recruits in Sambisa forest –Army
Boko Haram: Mohammed, UN deputy secretary, makes case for Nigeria, others
Late Gen. Adebayo, detribalised Nigerian, astute administrator —Lai Mohammed
Kuje residents urge council administration to evacuate drains, water way
2019: Hanga faults Kwankwaso
NNPC breaks silence on missing 130m litres of petroleum product
Tanzania to send 500 doctors to Kenya to help overcome effects of doctors’ strike
More harvests of errors! (II)
G20 financial leaders row back on free trade pledge
Dangote group spends N1bn on Apapa road ―Manager
Minister seeks tariff, tax incentives for steel operators
Stephanie vs Suleman: Politics or sex saga?
Why Nigeria must be restructured now… —Ken Nnamani
Why Nigeria should take interest in PDP’s crisis —Muraina
PDP crisis: Modu Sheriff is acting in contempt of court —Makarfi
MAGUTROVERSY: End of the road for anti-graft czar?
Ali Modu Sheriff’s onslaught on PDP, affront on Yoruba interest —S/West Legal Adviser
PDP crisis: Modu Sheriff is acting in contempt of court —Makarfi
 The New Dispensation On man’s injustice to man
Mr President, please, save Magu
The critical assignments of a leader part (2)


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