​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 21,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 21,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Ile-Ife riot: Afenifere kicks as police parade 20 suspects in Abuja
Doctor’s suicide: Family wants to be left alone
Kogi ritualist sentenced to death for killing two brothers
I gave PDP N500m — Kalu
Ile-Ife riot: Afenifere kicks as police parade 20 suspects in Abuja
2019 presidency: Sheriff says God will guide his action
NURTW chairman’s aide kills wedding guest
Man kills, dismembers lady for ritual in Lagos
Cult war claims five in Calabar, another community boils
500-level LASU undergraduate killed, students clash with police
INEC begins voter registration, distribution of 7.8 million PVCs
Ondo: Akindele resigns as Speaker
Chinese, Nigerian remanded over N5bn imported substandard tyres
Kanu, others reapply for bail as DSS bars journalists 1
CP threatens to arrest Imo commissioners
Petrol dealers, Fayose on the warpath over Cs-of-O
FG has challenged us to deliver S’East –APC
FG, states owe foreign creditors $11.41bn
PDP, APC disagree over cult activities in Ogoni
Paris Club refund: We’re reviewing states’ claims, says Adeosun
Paris Club refund: NLC, TUC, Umar disagree on disbursement of fresh N500bn
World Bank approves $57bn for Nigeria, others
Fayose backs LGs’ autonomy, pardons NULGE boss
Saraki advises NASS management on service delivery
FG launches immigration policy to curb terrorism, alien herdsmen
AMCON names Keystone Bank buyers
Abacha, firm ask court to affirm them as Malabu’s owners
We’ve started seeing signs of economic recovery – FG
Dino Melaye in first degree certificate scandal
GreenWish to build $280m solar plants in Nigeria
Ezenwa secures visa, Bazee, Ebuehi, others hit camp
Soldier accused of sodomising 15-year-old boy
Bandits kill two policemen, man in Sokoto
I’m not the doctor who jumped into Lagos lagoon, PH nurse cries out
Babale assumes office as Adamawa Acting Governor
‘PDP is a creation of God, it cannot be destroyed’
One election nullified under my watch – INEC Chairman
DSS probes Obiano’s alleged threat to kill Anambra PDP chairman
Magu: Nothing wrong with Senate’s decision – Namdas
Customs CG: Senator wants non-career persons barred from heading govt. agencies
Continuous Voter Registration begins April – INEC
Fayose condemns police brutalisation of American returnee, vows actionEx-stars should help develop sports – Igali
Senate tasks Pinnick
I’m now more mature at United – Mourinho
NSF: Directors beg Buhari
FIFA bans Ghanaian ref for life
Omotola gushes over husband in Morocco
#BBNaija: I didn’t mention signing Debbie Rise, says Don Jazzy
#BBNaija: Is Uriel’s brother coming out of the closet?
FG, states owe foreign creditors $11.41bn
AMCON names Keystone Bank buyers
We’ve started seeing signs of economic recovery – FG
GreenWish to build $280m solar plants in Nigeria
Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ wins New York book contest
#BBNaija: Don Jazzy’s presence thrills housemates, fans
Five ways to treat branch office IT like your smartphone
Telecoms consumers spent N2tn in 2016 – NCC
NetApp upgrades Task System to platinum status
Inlaks donates solar-powered streetlights to UNILAG
Editorial: Taint of corruption in Nigerian football
Try a new sex position tonight!
Alleged Wike’s bribe: 23 INEC officials trial in Rivers unsafe, says FG


Adeosun Gives Conditions for Further Release of Paris-London Club Refunds
• Payments subject to the current and projected cash flows of the federation • Final refunds to be released after reconciliation with states •…
Mohammed Abacha, Pecos Energy Ask Court to Declare Them Owners of Malabu
NNPC Shops for $15bn to Build 4,000MW Power Plants
Finally, AMCON Sells Keystone Bank for N25bn to New Investors
Nollywood is Giving the World a Taste of True African Glamour
Police Parade 38 Suspects Linked to Ife Mayhem
 30 Killed as Unknown Gunmen Attack Zaki Ibiam Town in Benue
Naira Sustain gains on Parallel Market as CBN Auctions $180m
Ondo Assembly Crisis Eases as Speaker, Principal Officers Resign
2019 Presidency: God will Decide My Fate, Says Sheriff
 NDDC Gives Contractors 30 Days to Return to Site
ASUU Threatens Strike over FG’s Ceaseless Salary Cuts
Protesters Besiege Amnesty International’s Office, Give It 24 Hours to Leave Nigeria
Number of Registered Voters Now 70m, Says INEC Chairman
FG Launches New Immigration Policy Targeting Terrorists, Foreign Herdsmen
Mystery Surrounds Medical Doctor Who Committed Suicide
Recession or Not, Nigerians Rated Sixth Happiest in Africa
Fari Takes over from Obasi as IPMAN Ends Leadership Tussle
FG Commends Dangote for Making Nigeria Self-sufficient in Cement Production
Tinubu Did Not Reject Chieftaincy Title from Olubadan
Court to Rule on Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application April 25
Saraki Charges N’Assembly Management on Accountability, Transparency
Niger Delta Youths: Modular Refineries Will Stop Oil Theft, Bunkering
Ekweremadu Decries Discriminatory Admission Practices
Ritualist Sentenced to Death for Killing Two Brothers
Court to Hear FG’s Suit against Shell May 31
War Against Terror: Governor Wike Lauds NAF for Its Air Power
Travelling Dangerously in Nigeria
World Bank to Invest $57bn in Nigeria, Others
Shoprite Condemns S’Africans Attack on Nigerians, Others
GreenWish to Invest $280m in Nigeria Solar Plants
Bulls Remains Control of Market amidst Profit Taking
Stakeholders Call for Increased Collaboration to Promote Sustainability
Ambode Tasks Auditors on Economic Recovery
Campaigns for Anambra Gov Poll Begins August 18
2019 Presidency: God will Decide My Fate, Says Sheriff
FIFA Bans Ghanaian Referee for Life
MTN Offers Arsenal Fans All-expense Paid Trip to Emirates Stadium
Rangers, Rivers Utd’s Opponents to Emerge Today
Delta To Host 2018 CAA Athletics Championship

The Nation

$6.9b refund: Paris Club loans records missing
46 killed in Ile-Ife clash
Consortium acquires Keystone
Tinubu: I didn’t reject title from Olubadan
Why they are after me, by UNILORIN VC
Doubts over early passage of 2017 budget
NNPC eyes 4,000Mw of electricity
IPOB chief Nnamdi Kanu to know fate Friday
$280m solar power investment coming
Visit Lagos ports to assess roads, Osinbajo urged
Getting Lagos moving with N100b bond
Xenophobia: Attack on MTN, others not in our interest
Currency speculators ‘to lose N700m’
Etisalat kicks as firm demands N2.2b for alleged copyright
An investigator’s cash dilemma
Senate mis-steps on Customs chief Ali
Once upon two uniforms
Search continues for doctor’s body in Lagos lagoon
French firm buys majority shares in Swipha
Seven-Up changes leadership
Acting Speaker for Ondo Assembly
Ijaw professionals seek oil firms’ compliance with relocated order
Queens College postpones resumption indefinitely
‘LASEPA’ll continue to enforce environmental laws’
Youths seek appointment of Imo representative on NDDC board
Fuel dealers begin indefinite strike in Ekiti
World Bank extends project duration in Delta
Fayose slams police
Ortom: I’ve settled with Suswam
Chinese arraigned for importing N5 billion ‘fake’ tyres
Crawford University inaugurates mass communication studio
Adamawa COE begins degree programmes
Varsity spends N7m to renovate facilities for NUGA games – Official
Continental flop: Sofoluwe blames poor club management
Man City charged after draw with Liverpool
Conf Cup Play-off: Rangers, Rivers United know opponent Tuesday
Arsenal deny approach for Borussia Dortmund’s Thomas Tuchel
FIFA bans Ghanaian match official for life for match fixing
How football fans get special treats from Guinness in Lagos
Dunes and Chioma Akpotha to fete fans and mothers on Mothers’ Day
Tonto Dikeh abuses alcohol and marijuana, husband reveals
Helen Paul bags NCC endorsement
Davido snubs paternity report mess, promotes tour
All set for EMCOAN seminar
EDITORIAL: INEC’s new calendar
•A welcome decision;
NNPC eyes 4,000Mw of electricity
$280m solar power investment coming
Senate, DSS v Magu, Presidency
How to stamp out corruption, by lawyer
Chimamanda’s “Americanah” wins New York book contest


 Senate To Stop Political Appointees From Heading Govt Agencies
 INEC To Meet Judiciary Over Conflicting Court Orders
 Electricity: AfDB To Invest $12b In Nigeria, Others
 Stakeholders Stage Walk To Promote Oral Hygiene Practices
 CAF: Ngadiuba Congratulates Pinnick
 LPG Market To Grow By 12,000 Tonnes In Q2
 UNICEF Tasks Media To Protect Rights Of Children
 CAF CL: Kalu Bemoans Rangers’elimination
 CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers, Rivers Utd Know Foes Today
 Oil Price Falls By 1% As Worries Over U.S. Output Mount
 Visa Problem Holds Back Akpeyi
 Those Around Buhari ‘re Profiting From Boko Haram Misery – Senator Sani
 Alleged Threat To Life: Anambra PDP Chair Reports Obiano To DSS, Police
 Comply With NOGICD Act, NCDMB Tells Oil Companies
 No Moral Justification To Continue To Detain Kanu – Rep
 6% Nigerians Enjoy 20 Hours Power Supply Daily In 2016
 Soludo Campaigns For Obiano’s 2nd Term …may Join APGA
My Son’ll Be Rescued Alive, Says Mother Doctor Who Jumped Into Lagoon
46 Killed, 96 Wounded In Ile-Ife Yoruba-Hausa Clash — Police
$406.8m Shortfall: Court Adjourns FG’s Suit Against Shell
I Don’t Know If Makarfi Is Interested In Political Solution – Sheriff
Police Arraign Apostle Suleiman’s Accusers: Stephanie Otobo, Others For Blackmail
OPL 245: Abacha, Firm Ask Court To Declare Them Owners Of Malabu Oil
Naira Appreciates To N435/$, As CBN Injects $180m
Over A Thousand Igbo Students Flood Abuja In Solidarity With Buhari
What Do You Make Of This Unconventional Love Triangle?
Could Women Handle This Much Power?
#BBNaija: TBoss, Others Up For Eviction
Actress, Rita Dominic, Dazzles In New Movie, ‘Desecration’
Oritsefemi’s Manager, Danku, Floats New Management Company
Gidi Culture Festival Returns With New Promises
R&B Singer Praiz Adejo Bags Plots Of Land In Abuja
Delta Boosts 77 YAGEPreneurs With 154 Fish Ponds
I’ve Reconciled With Suswam – Ortom
Embattled Ondo Assembly Speaker, Others Resign
Fayose Seeks LG Autonomy, Pardons Dismissed NULGE Boss
CAF: Ngadiuba Congratulates Pinnick
Visa Problem Holds Back Akpeyi
Odemwingie Set To Join Essien In Indonesian League

The Sun

Revealed: Dr. Orji attempted suicide four years ago
•Shock, sadness trail action •Mother upbeat her son is alive •Colleagues described him as easy-going,
Obaseki announces scholarship for Ogbemudia’s children
Wike lauds NAF over war against terrorism
Nigerians facing widespread hunger, says Saraki
Sigma Golf, Riverbank Investment consortium buy Keystone Bank
Biafra: Kanu, others know fate April 25
… IPOB kicks against secret trial
Anambra central: PDP, APC can’t field candidates – INEC
South’ll produce next PDP chair –Sheriff
•2019 cause of crisis in party, says Dickson
Umar to Buhari: Suspend Paris Club fund payment
Kalu urges judges to emulate US colleagues
• Asks Buhari to tackle economy
Nigerians facing widespread hunger, says Saraki
Sigma Golf, Riverbank Investment consortium buy Keystone Bank
Biafra: Kanu, others know fate April 25
Cross River super highway bogged down by politics
AIG Zone 5, Mohammed, reads riot act to criminals
Uproar trails pipeline explosion in Rivers
PDP crisis: Why Makarfi camp is fighting me -Dickson
…I don’t know what he is up to -Makarfi
Economy: Ways to make FSS 2020 drive diversification
Intermarc to host 2017 CBN Cashless Card Expo
CBN releases additional $180m into forex market
International friendly : Eagles camp bubbles as Musa, Ndidi report for duty
Football enthusiasts to enjoy all-expenses paid trip to Emirates Stadium
AfroBasket 2017: Cote d’ Ivoire inches closer to qualification
Igbodo community eats new yam in grand style
NAS lavishes free medical on Bayelsa community
Clement Nwogbo: Silent philanthropist, pillar of education 
FG introduces new immigration policy to check terrorism
EDITORIAL:Revised Code of Corporate Governance for OFIs
Time the EFCC got a life
Making Learning A Fun


 Disbursement Of Paris Club Refunds Transparent – Adeosun
 Group Threatens To Sue Customs CG Over Uniform
 CBN Lifts Supply With $180m As BDCs Envisage Naira Appreciation
Reps Resolutions Vs Compliance
Regional Co-Operation As Panacea To Africa’s Problems
 Independent Judiciary Requisite For High Quality Of Justice – CJN
 Engaging The Youth In STI For Socio-economic Development
 The Dilemma Of Nigeria’s Broken Dream (2) The UN Panel Of Experts And The Resilience Of Sudanese Government
Tambuwal, Dogara, Gebi And The Young Turks
Federal Competition Commission Law Will Pull Nigeria Out Of Recessionm – Dogara
Inspite Of Win, Ganaru Craves ‘Understanding’ Of Wikki Fans
I’m Interested In Titles, Not No 1 – Federer
Ghanaian Referee Gets FIFA Life Ban
Tambuwal, Dogara, Gebi And The Young Turks
Anambra: An Emerging Start-up State And Our Collective Challenge
FG, Agip, Shell, Others Sued Over Unauthorised Transfer Of Malabu Oil Shares
Police Parade 20 Suspects Over Ile Ife Crisis
EDITORIAL: As The Senate Bares Its Fangs

Daily Trust

4 residents killed, 5 policemen injured in C/River crisis
Ganduje launches 550-km road project
Gunmen kill ‘many’ in Benue market
Lawyer sues Senate over Customs boss
Police parade 20 over Ile-Ife violence
Minister wants WAEC fee reviewed downwards
‘Buhari must re-invent war against indiscipline now’
2 Nasarawa lawmakers defect to APC
7.8m PVCs yet to be collected — INEC
Deaths as meningitis hits Zamfara, Sokoto
World Bank to invest $57bn in Nigeria, others
FG puts Paris Club refunds to states at N2tr
Reps pass law to prosecute business owners over monopoly
ICT can raise SME contribution to GDP – Minister
Gov. Abubakar threatens to sack Wikki management
Ogu among early birds in Eagles’ London camp
Pique, Shakira excluded from Messi’s wedding
Reps pass law to prosecute business owners over monopoly
FCT technology varsity takes off soon – Minister
Hoodlums attack couple in Abaji community
Man docked for alleged N486,000 fraud
40 years of Obasanjo
NAHCON should brace up for onslaught
Nigerian Customs: Uniform disrespect
Mr President, look to the CBN
Falling tree kills at least 18 at Ghana waterfall
Editorial: Secret ‘marriage’ in Bauchi school
‘Property sector contending with delay in issuance of C of O’
Katsina, coy open new 40 hectares layout


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