​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 23,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 23,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


Ile-Ife: Afenifere mobilises 100 lawyers to defend suspects
CBN probe while I acted as governor humiliating –Alade
Lagos traders arrested for selling beans preserved with Sniper
Senate says democracy under threat as SGF shuns invitation
Suicide: Police recover body, to analyse doctor’s phone
Certificate: ABU makes a U-turn, keeps mum on Melaye
Fayose destroyed my filling station for politics –Petrol dealer
Certificate: Dino Melaye shares photo of himself in NYSC camp
Herdsman rapes 70-year-old Ebonyi widow
Four killed in UK parliament terrorist attack
Fayose, Nnamani clash over constitutional reform committee
Police arrest three for Zaki Biam killings
Depression: It’s time to pay attention
VIS men accused of burning impounded car in Lagos
Naval ratings batter Bayelsa civil servant
22 traders die in Kebbi crash
Promotion: Lagos replaces exam with training
Lagos to remove more roundabouts in Lekki
Falana, Intersociety condemn invasion of AI’s office, petition Buhari
One killed as tricycle union faction, RTEAN clash
Why I can’t join APC — Fayose
B’Haram kingpin arrested in Ekiti, kidnap suspects killed in Rivers
FG okays power service improvement plan
Fanta-Sprite ruling: Reps probe NBC, others
N’Assembly approves $500m Eurobond for FG
External reserves drop for first time since December
Nigerian banks’ll continue to face challenges –Fitch
TEF picks 1,000 for entrepreneurship training
Sacked workers: Aviation unions to picket Arik
FG approves N2bn for Rural Electrification Fund
Fenerbahce ‘hijack’ Etebo in London
Lagos traders arrested for selling beans preserved with Sniper
UEFA vows to stop rich clubs
Why I can’t join APC — Fayose
Maiduguri bomb attack: 90-year-old IDP risks life to save N300 potatoes
Woman feeds live puppies, kittens to python, posts photos online
Buhari condemns fake certificates, exam fraud
Buhari phone chat
Okorie tackles Okorocha over deposed Imo monarch
FG plans second runway for Abuja airport
Osinbajo’s commendable performance
Ozil, Sanchez contract talks on hold
Onigbinde backs Rohr as Eagles face Senegal
Governor, minister praise A’Ibom youth festival
Podolski hits Germany winner against England to sign off in style
Sex scandal allegations: Iyabo Ojo opens up
Tired Nigerian lady ‘reports’ her parents to Instagram
Hilarious way thieves were forced to return phone
Nigerian banks’ll continue to face challenges –Fitch
Bloody is victory in Return of the Don
Polygamy threatens Wings of Love
Police arrest Wyclef in search for armed robbers
Owning a pet helps in dealing with terminal disease
Natural ways to whiten your teeth
Doctors remove parasitic twin from 10-month-old baby
Five ways BYODs are weakening business data security
Software versus hardware-based mechanisms for protecting data
Editorial: Magu: Buhari should take charge
God hates woman-on-top, oral and doggy style sex —Pastor
What men want and how to give it to them
Three things men want in bed
Smart condom lets users know how good they are in bed, detects STDs
Senate says democracy under threat as SGF shuns invitation
Four killed in UK parliament terrorist attack


Dollar Drops Below N400/$ for First Time in Seven Months
Sarah Alade bows out, recalls when CBN had ‘four governors’
N’Assembly Approves $500m Eurobond Issue
Four Killed, Dozens Injured in Terror Attack on British Parliament
Eight Persons Killed, 20 Injured in Suicide Attacks in Maiduguri
Al-Makura’s Son to Face Manslaughter Charge
Senate Declares Customs CG Unfit for Public Office, Asks Him to Resign
Buhari Approves Reconstituted NSIA Board
Police Recover Body of Late Doctor from Lagos Lagoon
FG Unfolds Power Recovery Plan, Okays N80bn for Road Rehabilitation
Fresh Attacks on Nigerians in S’Africa Not Xenophobic, Says FG
Benue Killings: Police Deploy Special Force in Zaki Biam
FG to Establish Niger Delta Development Bank
House Mandates NAFDAC to Review Composition of Carbonated Drinks
CCB Says It Has No Formal Report on Probe of Saraki’s Assets
Unions May Picket Arik Air Thursday
Ile-Ife Crisis: Afenifere Rejects Report of Police Investigation
Yobe Hosts Retreat to Develop Masterplan for Post-insurgency Reconstruction
NNPC, Fuel Marketers on Collision over Introduction of Bulk Purchase Agreement Fee
Lawyers Ask President to Protect Amnesty International as Protesters Barricade its Office
UN Criticises Cameroon for Forcing Nigerian Refugees Home
Germany to Deport Nigerian. Algerian for Planning Terror Attack
Fayose Kicks against Choice of Nnamani as Chairman of Electoral Reform
Plateau People, Lalong Mourn as Commissioner Slumps and Dies
Court Sentences Two, Orders Forfeiture of Property over N8bn Currency Scam
Court Jails Pastor for Raping Boys
FIDA, Groups Want IG to Prosecute Policemen for Brutalising Nursing Mother
Ogun Leads Campaign against Gender Violence
Chinese Envoy Seeks Partnership With APC Leadership
Edozien: FG to Kick-start Rural Electrification Fund with N2bn
Atiku Condmns Killings at Zaki Biam
Jonathan’s Kinsmen Fight over Ex-President’s Performance Rating
US Military, Navy, Others to Conduct Operations in Nigerian Waters, Gulf of Guinea
Lagos Approves 15% Discount on Land Use Charge
Pressure Mounts for Abia Speaker to Resign
Buhari Condoles Abisoye Family, Kogi Govt
TEF Selects 1,000 Successful Applicants for 2017 Entrepreneurship Programme
Fidelity Bank Supports Education Centre
Lafarge Africa’s Full Year Profit Falls by 38% to N16.8bn
Shittu: ICT Can Boost SME Contribution to GDP
Invest in LED Lighting for Energy Conservation, Expert Tells FG
Sokoto to Recruit More Agric Extension Workers
Fayose: I Shunned Entreaties to Join APC Because of Disrespect
PDP Crisis: Makarfi, Dickson Resolve Face-off
PDP House Member Defects to APC
Raising Pace Setters
Raising Children with Down Syndrome
UNICEF Pledges More Support for the Health Sector
Oguntona: Benzoic Acid is Harmless in Soft Drinks
Selective Laws against Nigerian Women Reproductive Rights
Brands with Cola Deprive Sound Sleep, Say Experts
Udom Emmanuel Gives Reasons for Embarking on Youth Sports Festival
MFM FC Climbs to the Summit of NPFL
European World Cup Qualifiers Live on StarTimes
The Silent Battles of Life


Herdsman Allegedly Rapes 70-Yr-Old Woman In Ebonyi
MACBAN Coordinator Apologises Over Benue Killings
‘Only NUT Can Call Off Teachers’ Strike’
Dino Melaye Files N5bn Libel Suit Against SaharaReporter Over Certificate Scandal
Eagles, Lions Clash In London
Tambuwal Approves N212.9m For Oversea’s Students Entitlements
Labour Charges El-Rufai, Sen Sani To Work Together
2017 Global Unemployment Hits 200m, Embrace Tech Education Solution — Experts
FG Not Ready To Give Kanu Fair Trial — IPOB
How Shop Owner Preserves Beans With Insecticide
‘Situation Where S/East Has Only Five States, 95 Local Got Areas Is No Longer Tolerable’
ASUU Strike: Stakeholders Call For Another Stroke Of Mediation
Teachers, pupils protest paralyse economic activities in Jalingo
ILE-IFE CRISIS: Tension in Ife as more condemnation trails Abuja parade
It took me seven years of writing UTME, says best LASU graduating student
Policy issues: CBN, Finance Ministry rift deepens
Ali too old, unfit sack him; Melaye, others tell Buhari
NASS approved Buhari’s request for $500m Eurobond in the overall interest of Nigerians
Police, DSS slam soldiers over B’Haram attack
FEC approves N80bn for Second Niger Bridge, roads construction in 12 states
Buhari, world leaders ‘stand’ with Britain after London attack
Eagles, Lions clash in London
Rohr must fix Eagles problems — Adepoju
Frot Group congratulates Pinnick
Nigeria hopes on A/Ibom for athletes in 2020 Olympics — Sports Minister
NPFL: MFM go top
Gov Dickson makes U-turn, submits peace report to Makarfi
PDP crisis: Shun flexing muscle over leadership – Ekweremadu
Breaking: Prime Minister Theresa May bundled out as assailant shoot at UK parliament
Southeast Youth Summit:Forgive us, we failed this generation —Leaders

The Sun

Benue killings: Wike hits Ortom
Senate demands Ali’s resignation, writes Buhari
Says CG unfit for public office We stand by AGF’s letter -Customs
Alleged graft: EFCC arrests Abia Accountant General, Onyendilefu
DSS arrests fleeing Boko Haram fighter in Ekiti with AK-47
UK PM bundled to safety after terror attack outside Parliament
Four killed, 20 injured We’re shocked, saddened –Muslim Council of Britain
Lagos lagoon suicide: Doctor’s body found
EU donates €8m to fight terrorism in Nigeria
PDP crisis: Dickson presents report to Makarfi, Ekweremadu
Reps wade into Fanta, Sprite controversy
Plateau commissioner dies jogging
…Gov declares three working days to mourn
Dialogue with South Africa best way to end xenophobic attacks on Nigerians –Onyeama 
Ikpeazu will not dump PDP –Appolos, CPS
Nigeria, a federation at gunpoint?
Government must pay attention to national parks (3)
Senate approves FG’s request to borrow $500m to finance deficit
China Exim Bank to bankroll $1.79bn Abuja light rail
FG approves power sector recovery programme
 … N82.5bn for 13 roads in North, S’West
Int’l friendly: Nigeria, Senegal meet in heavyweight clash
Ikeme ruled out by injury
Uniport High Performance Centre : Anugweje begs CAA for Cuban coaches
CAF election: Ahmad’s victory good for African football – Adelakun
IPMAN, NNPC on collision course over N125,000 BPA
Abuja airport: NCAA clears helicopter owners to commence operations
…As aviation unions picket Arik today 
EDITORIAL: The communal clash in Ile-Ife
Soft drinks: Safety of additives, preservatives raise questions
Take medicine with water, to prevent unexpected drug-food interactions –FG
More Nigerians go insane, as recession bites harder
For peace to reign in Lagos
Before INEC conducts Anambra, Ekiti, Osun guber polls
Whistleblower, new profession?
El-Rufai in the wilderness
A change mantra: Correcting English Made In Nigeria
Is back pain due to ageing?
Diary of two American visitors
Smoke…yes; fire…ehmm…

The Nation

Fitch: Banks’ problems’ll persist
Green bonds: nine varsities to get clean energy
A time for caution
‘How to solve Nigeria’s oil industry woes’
Senate on vengeance mission against Customs boss, says Falana
Boko Haram, others: DSS arrests suspects in Ekiti, Bauchi
Four die as suspected terrorist strike near UK Parliament
FEC okays N102.08billion, $1.79b for roads, rail, other projects
Ile-Ife: More knocks for police over arrests
1,400 fans to watch Iwobi, Iheanacho
Senators attack Ali, AGF
Lafarge achieves 40% use of alternative fuels
•Records increase in profit in Q4 2016
British PM May bundled away by security operatives
Plateau commissioner dies during exercise
Ambode: three Lekki-Ajah roundabouts to go
I wrote JAMB seven times, says LASU’s best
StarTimes to offer ‘Easter gifts’ to customers
Chinese agency signs MOU with Nigerian businessmen
Nnamani chides Fayose for ‘senseless criticisms’
Report corrupt officers, FRSC urges motorists
‘Use social media to curb sexual violence on children’
I was asked to pay $11,550 for ‘doubtful PhD degree’, says JAMB Registrar
A time for caution
Aketi: Expectations are high
SUV, $3,000 for ‘diligent’ teacher
LASU gives part-time jobs to students
Bad example from campus
Disturbing gale of victimisation on campuses
‘Ikhana knows how to push Pillars’
1,400 fans to watch Iwobi, Iheanacho
Eagles anxious to beat Senegal, Burkina Faso- Yusuf
AKWA IBOM FESTIVAL: Udom, Dalung vote for grassroots sports
ABS still focused-Stone
LMC task clubs on crowd control
Enugu set for Chukwumerije’s ‘Made in Nigeria’
Chiwetalu Agu for President
Silicon Valley scouts Nollywood start-ups
Waje launches ‘Mountain Project’
MTN launches comedy platform
Chidinma celebrates children
Indian movie firm scouts for African talents
EDITORIAL: Stop campaign against Amnesty International
Seller’s market
Osundare: 70 seasons
Green bonds: nine varsities to get clean energy
‘How to solve Nigeria’s oil industry woes’
NEC reconstitutes NSIA board
DisCos explain moral suasion to recover debts
FMBN spends N1.4b on housing units in Niger
NFPAWA: operational risk mgt critical to FDI


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