​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 22,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 22,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch


Zaki Biam: Death toll hits 52, Buhari orders probe
Sacked Edo pastor plants explosives in church
Suicide: Confusion as doctor’s family rejects corpse
Zaki Biam: Death toll hits 52, Buhari orders probe
Cultists shoot student in UNICAL ‘Love Garden’
Rainstorm kills pregnant woman, destroys houses, churches
Truck kills IMSU student on way to exam hall
Live wire electrocutes three siblings in Delta
Police bar mother from seeing son arrested since 2015
Ibadan murder: Landlord accused of substituting murder weapon
AIG probes alleged machete attack by female sergeant
Delta to host 2018 CAA Athletics Championship
Etebo joins Eagles, embassy stops NFF chiefs
I will never coach Real – Simeone
Skipper Eye-Q boosts eye care with specialist centre
Kidney failure patient cries out for help
16 die from cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak in Niger
Seven-Up Bottling Company announces leadership changes
Cadbury Nigeria reports N562.9m loss
Equities market goes bearish as MPC retains rates
Mouka boss stresses importance of quality sleep
How the economy may be affecting your health
PDP: Sheriff nursing presidential ambition, says Makarfi
Buhari phone chat
Certificate: ABU to speak on Melaye today, Senate begins probe
Uniform saga: AGF intervenes as lawyer sues Senate, Ali
Only FG can explain my service extension – Perm Sec
PDP has lost focus, says Bode George
Okorie tackles Okorocha over deposed Imo monarch
Cameroon expels Nigerians fleeing B’Haram, says UN
Polio: Rotary targets 56 million Nigerian children for vaccination
Certificate: ABU to speak on Melaye today, Senate begins probe
Ahmad steps down
My abducted daughter is held in Kano –Father
How to invest in treasury bills with low funds (2)
Army, Air chiefs brief Buhari on security situation
Substandard drugs seized in Kano
Superstory Premieres New Season Titled “Godwin”
Senegal will be under pressure against Eagles – Shorunmu
Cultists shoot student in UNICAL ‘Love Garden’
Ooni to crown Obasanjo
Grass-cutting scandal: Senate panel re-invites Babachir Lawal
Sisi, Barrow, Akuffo-Addo in telephone conversation with Buhari
Ile-Ife: Senate asks FG to compensate victims, rebuild damaged properties
Pay salaries of political appointees, PDP asks Akeredolu
PDP crisis: ‘We never asked Makarfi to step down’
Rangers, Rivers handed tricky opponents
Seven-Up Bottling Company announces leadership changes
Otudeko, others rethink Africa’s business model
Atedo Peterside resigns as Stanbic IBTC chairman
#BBNaija: I took my children’s photos to the house, says TTT (video)
Bidemi Kosoko ignores Bose Alao’s accusation of love affair with husband
Skipper Eye-Q boosts eye care with specialist centre
Kidney failure patient cries out for help
16 die from cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak in Niger
World Water Day: Stakeholders tackle FG on water pollution
Seven ways to check if a picture is real
Adobe photoshop
Google unveils tools to prevent ads alongside undesirable content
Editorial: Customs urgently need redemption
Education for all
Major threat to the economic recovery and growth plan
Ile-Ife and the ubiquity of small arms
DSS, EFCC and Buhari’s anti-corruption war
Five steps to making your penis work better!
Four things you should never, ever do to your vagina
Five surprising reasons why you’re unable to have, sustain erection
Certificate: ABU to speak on Melaye today, Senate begins probe
Ile-Ife: ARG, other groups berate police for ‘one-sided’ arrests
Forbes list: Dangote, Adenuga’s net worth drops by $7.4bn

ThisDay



Emefiele Optimistic About Rate Convergence as S&P Affirms Nigeria’s Ratings with…
• MPC retains key policy rates, naira posts largest daily gain
Buhari Meets Service Chiefs, Orders Probe of Zaki Biam Killings
After 28 Years, Atedo Peterside Steps Down from Stanbic IBTC Board
Mixed Emotions for Orji Family as Police Recover Another Body
Al-Makura’s Son Arrested over Death of Student
Senate to Probe Saraki, Melaye over Seized Vehicle, Certificate Scandal
….Red Chamber to Reopen Probe into PINE Activities
FG, States, LGs Share N429bn for February
NIMASA Acquires Floating Dockyard, to Save FG $1bn in 10 Years
17 Herdsmen Allegedly Killed by Soldiers in Southern Kaduna
Former NNPC GMD, Yakubu Gets N300m Bail
INEC Tasks RECs on Distribution of PVCs
Makarfi, Sheriff Trade Words over Supreme Court Appeal
Again, First Nation Airways Suspends Operations
CCB Investigator Visits Saraki’s Property after Testifying in Court
Military Task Force Intercepts 213 Vehicles of Armed Vigilantes in Jos
Magu: Don’t Let Corrupt Elements Derail Fight against Corruption, Falana Tells Buhari
Bill Banning Tribal Marks Passes Second Reading
MPC: FG Moves to Adopt Open Market Policy
Senate to Investigate NHIS Boss for Mismanagement, Alleged Fraud
SERAP Asks FG to Investigate Mob Attack on Amnesty International
Senate Pushes for Commission of Inquiry into Ile-Ife Clash
House Directs FG to Apply Stringent Measures to Secure Border
House Committee Grills Oyo-Ita over Tenure Extension of Former Perm Sec Shu’ara
Benue Governor Ortom Involved in Car Accident
Court Suspends Trial of Ashinze, Former Dasuki Aide over Alleged False Publication by EFCC
Okowa Calls for Speedy Trial of Kidnap Cases
Court to Deliver Judgment on Cynthia Osokogu’s Murder Tomorrow
Soldiers Nab N’Delta Community Leader for Shutting down 11 Oil Wells
Buhari Decries Celebration of Persons with Questionable Characters
PDP Asks Akeredolu to Pay Salaries of Political Appointees
Don’t Let APC Lose Anambra Senate Seat, Ikeazor Tells Ngige
Ayade Tasks Newly Sworn-in Acting Chief Judge on Judiciary Reforms
Atedo Peterside Resigns from Stanbic IBTC Board
Improved FX Supply Raises Optimism about Nigeria’s Outlook
Sterling Bank Partners NEPC on Agric Exports
Cadbury Records Full Year Loss of N563m
SEC Moves to Deepen Capital Market via New Cost Structure
Strategies for Becoming a Better Speaker
Kebbi’s Rice Revolution
Laurels for the Western Naval Command
Hayatou: The Intrigues that Cost Him the CAF Job
NFPL: Falz’ Shock Appearance at Agege Stadium Excites Fans
Eagles London Camp Opens with 17 Players
Xenophobic Violence and Intl Law
EDITORIAL: APO SIX: LESSONS FROM A TRAGEDY


Vanguard



Collapsed Enugu Prisons Sewage Unsettles Traders, Residents
‘African Telcos Prioritize New Skills To Stay Afloat’
My Life Has Been Altered, Cries Mother Of Electrocuted Children
Gov Ortom Survives Auto Crash
Enyeama Makes Ligue 1 Team Of The Week
Why I’m Yet To Appoint Commissioners —Obaseki
How Public School Girls Learn Coding At JOEF
Okowa Tasks Judiciary On Speedy Trial Of Kidnappers
Ebonyi To Set Up Mentorship Programme For Unemployed Graduates
Communities To Donate Land For Agric In Imo — Okorocha
Nobody’ll Be Allowed To Disrupt Construction Of Bonny Jetty —Wike
Osinbajo To NDDC Contractors: Return To Site Within 30 Days Or Face Prosecution
Sheriff’s 2019 ambition cause of PDP crisis – Makarfi
Senate/Customs CG face-off: Ali won’t appear before you today in uniform, Attorney General writes Senate
ILE IFE CRISIS: Outrage as Adebanjo, Bode George, Babatope, others fault Abuja parade
Examination malpractice has destroyed Nigeria’s educational fabric – Onyechere
Senate invites Emefiele, Babachir over funds
LEDAP, SERAP, others condemn attack on Amnesty Int’l office
Naira Watch: Naira rises to N420/$
Buhari, still loved by Nigerians – Presidency
Eagles set to soar over Senegal
No special plan to stop Bale: Keane
England can learn from Germany – Southgate
Simeone: I´ll never coach Real Madrid
It’s a pity Fayose can’t choose a successor – Faparusi
CSOs, Journalists, health experts x-ray decay in primary health provision
Britain and the US on Laptop, tablet bans on flights: What we know
Supreme Court nominee says will have no trouble ruling against Trump
Breaking: Senate to probe Saraki, Melaye over alleged Customs witch-hunt
I am the abuser in this relationship
Risky to have a second child with this toyboy
My husband is a bully, my children & I are scared of him
You men are sometimes unbelievable! Will my friend’s wife tell?
My step-brother forced himself on me
‘So Wrong So Wright’ returns
Yung6ix repays man who helped him 8 years ago
Throwback: Don Jazzy reveals how D’banj’s parents financed defunct Mo’Hits
BBNaija: I did my best, but fate is the ultimate decider – Thintalltony
Emotions run high as Nigerian entertainers remember Nomoreloss

The Guardian



Why I won’t honour Senate summons, by Customs CG
Palestinian killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza
How Hayatou’s bid to woo Pinnick failed
Delta workers allege undue taxes, 20% pay deduction, state government explains action
Governor’s son to face trial for allegedly killing student
Buhari condemns Zaki-Biam attack, death toll rises to 50
Military arrests Rivers community leader for alleged unlawful shutdown of oil wells
What we told President, by Buratai, Abubakar
Why I won’t honour Senate summons, by Customs CG
German firm, C Woermann, to establish football academy in Lagos
5000 schools to battle for Copa Coca-Cola trophy
Delta promises excellent 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships
APM Terminals preaches gender diversity in economic development
SON certifies PZ’s manufacturing practices, management system
Stakeholders want FG to integrate SMEs into value-chain
FAAN, Cross River government declare Calabar airport unsafe for planes
Import substitution: The other side of the rice coin
Why is Nigeria not like China?
Editorial: Unwanted celebration of looters
Is Nigeria a tragedy?
The resurrection of their nemesis
Obumselu: Departure in the autumn of time
Saluting Bene Madunagu at 70 – Part 2
APC’s overture to South East zone through projects
Obiano’s thorny road to retain guber seat
Integrity Top Star Academy visits The Guardian
Police arrest suspected killers of Edo ex-council boss
Literary community mourns Derek Walcott
Inspector Morse author Colin Dexter dies at 86
MTN partners Garmin to offer wearable technology
Firm demands N2 billion from Etisalat for alleged copyrights infringement
NaijaSecCon’17 to discuss latest cyber attack, defence methods
Google advises government on 2018 broadband target

Leadership




 ISPS Code: 31 Nigerian Ports, Jetties Unsafe – NIMASA
Nigeria Moving Out Of Economic Recession – Report
New Comedy Movie, ‘Basira In London’ Set To Hit Cinemas
Akin Lewis, Uti Nwachukwu, Others Dazzle In ‘Whose Meal Ticket’
Okafor’s Law Grand Premiere Holds Friday
Popular Kaduna Market Where Operating Business In Shops Is ‘Forbidden’
Blame PDP ‘Misrule’ Not APC For Hard Times – Sen Girei
Dickson’s Position Is Confusing To Me – Makarfi
Rivers Assembly: As Legal Fireworks Begin On Expelled Minority Leader
Presidency Warns Against Politicising Amnesty Programme
Why Nigerians Must Patronize Homemade Products – Mills
Eagles Ready For Teranga Lions, Etalons’ Battles In London
Impunity Of Taiwan Trade Office And Trial Of Nigeria Foreign Policy
Anambra: An Emerging Start-up State And Our Collective Challenge
Nigerian Airlines Fail Within Space Of 10 Years – Olowo
 . . As Presidency Says PMB Will Take Nigeria To Promised Land
Earnerstrain Taking Its Participants Away From Recession, Sign Up Now And Smile
 Blame PDP ‘Misrule’ Not APC For Hard Times – Sen Girei
 Dickson’s Position Is Confusing To Me – Makarfi
 FG Restates Commitment To Oral Healthcare
People Living With Disabilities Demand Inclusion In Voters’ Registration
Promotion Arrears: Labour Spoils For War With FG
 N8.5bn Fraud: Absence Of Judge Stalls Trial Of Former JTF Commander, Akpobolokemi
EDITORIAL: Rivers Rerun, INEC And The Bitter Taste Of N111m Bribe


The Sun




Senate set to boil
• Ndume faces suspension over comments • Saraki, Melaye under investigation
Anambra Central Polls : We’ll field candidate, win – APC
Niger Delta: Return to site in 30 days, FG orders contractors
Lawmakers/Customs CG rift: AGF writes Senate
• Says Ali can’t appear before senators, cites court case as APC intervenes
Akwa Ibom Assembly sacks officers over move to impeach speaker
Nobody’ll disrupt Bonny Jetty construction, says Wike
• Obuah lauds gov’s special Ogoni amnesty programme
Journalists, others escape death in Gov Ortom’s convoy accident
Suicide in Lagos lagoon: Anxiety as family rejects body fished out from lagoon
• Police intensify search
Recession: Dangote, Adenuga, Alakija drop in Forbes billionaires’ rating
Xenophobia: Again, 5 Nigerians attacked in South Africa
Time the EFCC got a life
50 golden salutes for Archbishop Anikwenwa
Before Supreme Court finally kills PDP
Prof. Awa to Minister Ngige: Government can create the jobs
God bless Pastor Lazarus Muoka (4) – His alcohol ban
National Assembly has lost focus –Senator Abba Ali
Restructure Nigeria now, Nyame, ex Taraba governor declares
NSE index drops as CBN retains MPR
…As Peterside resigns from Stanbic IBTC board
Biogaran acquires Nigeria’s Swipha
Effects of Nigerian environmental laws on business
Int’l friendly: Eagles thrilled by camp atmosphere
CAF Confed Cup: Rangers, Rivers Utd draw Zesco, Rayon Sport
GOtv Boxing Night 11: Organisers promise adequate security
N5bn fake tyres: Chinese, Nigerian get N10m bail
EDITORIAL: The tragic epidemic in Queen’s College
Tug of war
UMUIKWU ANAM : Behold, Anambra forgotten community
Hameed Ali: Raising the bar of public officers’ impunity

The Nation




CBN to unite rates, says Emefiele
INEC won’t transfer 2019 results manually
Outrage over arrest of Ile-Ife riot suspects
Oil slides on output cut extension talk
Fayose demolishes three filling stations
Senate summons Emefiele over intervention fund
Yakubu gets N300m bail
‘Knowledge about cyber attack, defence methods vital’
Lagos ‘boy’ turns Nasarawa rice farmer
Affordable credit for grassroots businesses
Buhari, NIMASA and change
‘Skill acqusition vital to economic recovery’
PenCom seeks closer ties with RSAs, retirees with construction of six offices
AGF to Senate: stay action on CGC’s invitation
N5b ‘sub-standard’ tyres: Chinese get N10m bail
Our Girls; Oil blocks; CAF; FILL POTHOLES; ROAD SIGNS; INEC PLAN
Post-recession Nigerian economy and export diversification
Peterside resigns from Stanbic IBTC board
AGF to Senate: stay action on CGC’s invitation
•Why I won’t appear before senators, by Ali
Akwa Ibom to develop database for kerosene dealers
Fed Govt hails Aregbesola for infrastructure in Osun
Ajimobi assures property owners of compensation
Security chiefs brief Buhari in Aso Villa
Ekiti earmarks N4b for pension
Benue lost N95b in herdsmen attacks
Makarfi accuses Sheriff of plotting to hijack PDP for 2019 presidential bid
Activists threaten Delta over teachers
Varsity student remanded for ‘murder’
Senate to probe Saraki, Melaye over bullet-proof car, certificate forgery
Kwara earmarks N450m for KWASU postgraduate campus project
London Friendly: Eagles set for final training
Neymar eyes Manchester United move
AIBA launches 2017 Year of Africa project.
When I say my girlfriend I mean my daughter-Anas
Rugby announces new date for Africa bronze cup
ITF/CAT African Junior Championships: Quadre out of tournament
Indian movie firm scouts for African talents
Elders’ Forum to celebrate Victor Olaiya
Jaywon cooks new jamz with Puffy Tee
ThinTallTony faces life after BBNaija
Winner emerges in Goldberg cultural contest
EDITORIAL: Packaged poison
•Nigeria must do more to combat re-packaging of expired products
Our universities, again
INEC’s new calendar
Oil slides on output cut extension talk
PenCom seeks closer ties with RSAs, retirees with construction of six offices

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