​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 26,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Mar 26,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 



The Punch


Melaye’s name missing from ABU alumni website
N23bn Diezani bribe: INEC suspends 202 staff, pays them half salaries
Prominent Nigerians with certificate scandals
Soldiers beat businessman to death in Ogun
Four school principals die in Delta auto crash
Malabu scam: EFCC to arrest ex-AGF, others
I’ve finished spending my $300,000 prize money, says Dillish Mathews
Only Buhari can decide Magu’s fate — AGF
Yoruba, Hausa used guns, shot arrows at each other – Vulcaniser who was rumoured dead
Dad wasn’t mentally challenged before he died – Rashidi Yekini’s daughter
Public office has taken my freedom away — Marafa
Ali is an ex-army officer, wearing customs uniform beneath him – Ojo
My daughter wished me ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ after my wife died — Ali
Refineries: Ex-NNPC executives okay FG’s reduced stake
No surprises as MPC holds rates … NSEASI Sheds 0.77% WoW
Nigeria’s non-oil export to US falls by 24%
FG targets N14.67tn investments in 2017
I can go 20 years more till I get justice — Adebo, man who sued Fanta, Sprite
Ali uses customs vehicles, sits in CG office, he must wear uniform — Temlong
Lagos’ bid to acquire National Stadium
Government shouldn’t toy with South-West — Arogbofa
Phone privacy among couples
Investigation was thorough, no ethnic bias — Police spokesman
Hoteliers count losses as tourneys disappear
Customs, costume and emerging custom
Reps’ noise-making habit
Extending airport closure’ll kill hospitality business in FCT– Ozigbo, Transcorp MD
Yoruba leaders must stop fanning embers of division — Sani
Farmers now get fertilisers at 50% reduced price
Why okada riders disobey traffic rules — Ogun FRSC commander
Tennis star Mcleod battles on after mum was killed by policeman
Soldiers beat businessman to death in Ogun
Fanta-Sprite ruling: Varsity faults FG’s safety claims
Fifth columnists
Prominent Nigerians with certificate scandals
The joy, pain of single motherhood
Police confirm death of man allegedly brutalised by soldiers
13 persons feared dead in Zaki Biam reprisal attack
Man whose girlfriend bathes with acid, says he’s forgiven her
Wife demands arrest of soldiers who killed husband
Soldiers allegedly brutalise man to death in Ikorodu over rent
Doctor accused of negligence as NYSC member dies in Akwa Ibom
PDP crisis: Jonathan backs Dickson’s peace committee
We are ready for election anytime – Fayose
Ndidi shrugs off Kante’s comparisons
Ex-Dutch star Kluivert in betting probe
Niger Tornadoes gets Ikefe boost
Win or get fired, Rangers tell coaches
Nigerian migrants fight dirty in European assylum seekers camp
Mixed reactions trail Rosaline Meurer’s attack story
Refineries: Ex-NNPC executives okay FG’s reduced stake
No surprises as MPC holds rates … NSEASI Sheds 0.77% WoW
Nigeria’s non-oil export to US falls by 24%
FG targets N14.67tn investments in 2017
Extending airport closure’ll kill hospitality business in FCT– Ozigbo, Transcorp MD
I’m still looking for a perfect woman, says Faze
My wife doesn’t mind when I kiss girls in movies –Ramsey Nouah
Omoni Oboli parties hard after halted premiere
Recession has affected me –MC Shakara
Don’t define me by my hair –Ade Bantu
Understanding a healthy penis
Polio: 116 million children to be immunized in West and Central Africa
The joy, pain of single motherhood
Transformational attributes of Steve Jobs
Editorial: Lagos’ bid to acquire National Stadium
7 rules for men who avoid wearing underpants!
15 benefits of having small boobs
Glittering butt, the fad on Instagram
Beware of acts that can ‘break’ your penis


ThisDay




Senate: DSS Report on Magu Sent to AGF More Damning
Says upper chamber’s position on acting EFCC chairman vindicated
Switzerland Launches Criminal Investigation into Addax Petroleum Operations in Nigeria
Jonathan: We’ve Surrendered Our Power of Choice in Election to Courts
Ambode, Fashola Make up after Public Spat
Reprisal Attack Claims 5 Near Zaki Biam
Senegalese President Hails Buhari over Role in Jammeh’s Ouster
Poisoned Stream Kills Two in C’River, 40 Others in Critical Condition
Auto Crash: Delta Mourns Death of Three Principals, One Vice-Principal
South-west, Kwara Assemblies, Senator Laud Oyintiloye on FRCN Award
Rename National Assembly Complex after Enahoro, Obaseki, Yakassai, Jakande, Others Urge FG
Security Expert Ekhomu Turns 62
Service Providers Lose over 1m Internet Users
GlaxoSmithKline Appoints Bhushan
X-Raying DFID’s Agricultural Stimulus in the N’Delta
Saving Cost Through Modular Dry Dock
With N654 Billion Bond Maturities in April, Economy to Receive Liquidity …
Saving the Tomato Processing Industry
Is Oil Price Drop a Threat to Nigeria?
Not Yet a Threat, Kachikwu Insists
The Paris-London Club Refund Controversy
Quick Fixes are Not Viable with Damaged Fundamentals
Back in the Saddle
Rohr: Senegal’s Physicality Tested Eagle’s Readiness
Barcelona to Honour Cruyff with Statue at Nou Camp
Memories of Midnight
EDITORIAL: INEC And The 2019 Elections

The Nation



Whistle blowing: Bank workers under close watch
PDP crisis: Sheriff, Makarfi bicker over attempts to sack secretariat workers
SGF denies awarding contracts
Swiss prosecutor investigates Addax CEO over Nigeria operations
LASU’s best graduating student delivers baby girl
Senate has been vindicated on Magu’s case, says Abdullahi
Why Diageo aborted $130m equity increase in Guinness Nigeria
Two die after drinking from stream
APC needs to discover democracy
Uniform and Uniformity
Women in the Nigerian socialist and revolutionary movement: for Bene Madunagu @ 70
Trump: The bearing and baring of America
2019: El Rufai’s memo hints at emerging intrigues
Firm to boost solar power generation with N715b
‘I bring out the best in people’
El-Rufai’s memo at Buhari’s request, says source
Anxiety over states’ dwindling IGR
Fake this, fake that
Futile scapegoating of Amnesty International
‘Future is bright for Nigeria’s healthcare industry’
No grudges against those who impeached me, says ex-Ondo Deputy Gov
SGF David Lawal’s flip-flops
Was Westmister terrorist guided by a mastermind?
Senate, Customs and rule of law
Ambode: Fashola’s achievements as governor commendable
PDP crisis: Jonathan insists political solution is way out
Varsity workers task EFCC on corrupt vice chancellors
Police discover grave of kidnapped chief security officer
N45,000 new fee a directive from FG – Jos varsity
Benue varsity Chancellor promises external funding for institution
Jos varsity students reject N45,000 fee, urges management to be considerate
Dam construction at FUT Minna will end perennial water scarcity – VC
VC urges new students to shun exam malpractice, indiscipline
Akinremi drags NIS boss to Dalung over missing file
AISHAT FALODE: Don’t be shocked if I become a pastor
Rohr disappointed by Burkina Faso no-show
Pomp as Omu-Aran tennis club serves off
SGFC signs Martins, Obatola for new ASL season
Joe Hart confirmed as England captain
Iyanya: Strange things female fans do to me

Tola Solomon rules Lagos, Abuja socialcircles
Olumide Osoba takes back seat
Otedola’s daughter celebrates 21st birthday in London
EDITORIAL: Palpable bias
Why Zenith Bank suspended IPO
Institute wins WAEC’s top prize
New IPMAN boss promises equitable distribution of products
Behold Egypt’s modern Pharaohs
Residents groan as sex workers invade Adeniran Ogunsanya Street
“We can adapt existing literatures for home videos


Vanguard




Metaphor Of The Tail Wagging The Dog
The President’s Power Is Tyrannical Power In Nigeria
Take Up Your Stones And Win The War
Champions Final: NPFL All-Stars Lose To Atletico Madrid
Ugwuanyi Empowers Traders At 2nd Raffle Draw
Jonathan Insists Political Solution Remains Viable Option To Solving PDP Crisis
Emenike Ready To Dump Fenerbahce?
Four Principals Die In Road Accident
Zaki Biam Massacre: Three Burnt Alive In Reprisal Attack
10% Of All Referrals Are Attempted Suicides — LUTH
Hameed Ali, Saraki & Impounded Range Rover: The Scandal Within A Controversy
Rohr Explains Why Bazee Didn’t Debut Against Senegal
MANY DEAD IN CALABAR AS EATERY OPERATOR POISONS CUSTOMERS
Fashola’s achievements as governor commendable — Ambode
LATEST DSS indictment: Senate, AGF differ on Magu
Igbo would have been President if they understood Nigerian politics – Igbokwe
Beware of killer water — Experts
Zakibiam massacre: ‘Children, women were gunned down; blood flowed from every corner of town”
Champions Final: NPFL All-Stars lose to Atletico Madrid
Emenike ready to dump Fenerbahce?
Rohr explains why Bazee didn’t debut against Senegal
Barca to build Cruyff’s statue at Camp Nou
Venus marches on in Miami
Jonathan assures PDP will bounce back
To all those women who think life would be easier without a husband!
Jide Kosoko, Mercy Johnson, Uche Jombo, Francis Odega star in new comedy movie, Kondo Game
How my boyfriend’s betrayal almost ruined my career — Chidinma Anyah
“Okafor’s Law” theft saga: Movie lovers react to Omoni Oboli’s copyright infringement
“Sometime in September”, an advocacy movie on Autism set for premiere
Total partners FRSC on children safety campaign

The Guardian




‘No provision for acting chairman in EFCC act’
IREP Docu-Film Fest 2017… archiving Africa’s past and present for the future
PDP: Ex-President Jonathan votes for political solution
Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally
Taraba governor bans public demonstrations
41m Nigerians lack access to potable water
Women farmers lament activities of herdsmen in Enugu
Lagos gives ultimatum on Land Use Charge payment
Hameed Ali: Hesitant to change
Dutch suffer World Cup shock, Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark
Bale could have broken my leg, says O’Shea
Clash with Enyimba is a 50/50 game, says Rivers United coach Eguma
Barca to christen stadium after Cruyff
Visa hiccup aborts Eagles, Stallions friendly game
Recession: Coconut trees as substitute for timber
Lagos-Ibadan rail project: A rebirth of Nigerian rail transport
Passport to nowhere
Editorial: Rising cases of obstetric fistula
Redemption songs for Buhari’s presidency
Nigeria in need of demosthenes
Corruption 101 at Roadside University
Be the mother who is celebrated
The fuss, intrigues over unaccounted Paris debt refund
Cross River: All hands on deck
Iwayemi: Paris Club refunds should not be spent on salaries, pensions
Sani: No institutional mechanism to monitor application
Peace returns to Enugu community 20 years after
Regulators dismiss ‘security risk’ claim at Kaduna International Airport


Leadership



Bash Ali And Guinness World Record Fight
World Water Day: Bauchi Communities Count Their Blessings
Bauchi And Push Towards Better Society
Cashew Nuts: The Untapped Goldmine
Restoring New Order In Katsina With Masari’s Budget Of Stabilisation
Zaria Water Scarcity Jinx Broken As Residents Get Tap Water May
Economic Recession: Tourism To The Rescue In Plateau
Free 5,000 Housing Units For Low Income Earners In Kwara
Stanbic IBTC Profit Up By 51% To N28.5bn
Terminal Operators Support Review Of Concession Agreement
Bauchi And Push Towards Better Society
Free 5,000 Housing Units For Low Income Earners In Kwara
Economic Recession: Tourism To The Rescue In Plateau
BBOG Group To Mark 3rd Anniversary Of Chibok Girls Abduction
Miami Open: Nadal, Konta Through To Third Round
Super Eagles’ Friendly Game Against Burkina Faso Cancelled
Ozil Remains Doubtful For Germany
 Boosting NPA Revenue Through Revitalizing Eastern Ports
Emergencies: IDA Votes $1.6bn For Nigeria, Others
EDITORIAL: National Fleet To The Rescue


The Sun




Senate crisis gets messier
■ Saraki, Ndume draw battle line   ■ ‘I’ll open can of worms’ ■ Senate leadership keeps
Gunmen attack another Benue community
■ 3 confirmed killed, houses razed
Ambode lauds Fashola’s achievements as gov
…Pledges to collaborate with FG on projects Day agents of death invaded Zaki-Biam
■ Survivors tell tales of horror
Shomzy: Why murdered air force woman dumped lover, mum reveals
After 3 kids, Muma Gee prays: God, give me two more boys
FG making Nnamdi Kanu hero –Gov Rochas Okorocha
•••Calls for release of IPOB leader
THOSE WHO INCREASED FUEL PUMP PRICE TO N145 ARE ANTI-BUHARI
When last did you deworm?
Oyo State and pensions backlog
Unchristian nature of Benue govt
Ishaku bans public protests in Taraba
After 3 kids, Muma Gee prays: God, give me two more boys
El-Rufai: BOB CROW THE CHAMPION
Presidency: Infighting and disharmony
The truth about truth
You could be lonely in marriage or amidst people
‘My wife is lazy’
Bad habits that ruin relationships
What’s the big deal about oral sex?
Ending Boko Haram war for real
Why is everything broken?
The Future of Nigeria: Inter-generational dialogue as next step (2)
Magu, Senate and Madonsela
Paris Club refund: Pressure on governors
…As Finance Ministry, Labour, others demand accountability
Why I invested in oil and gas –Fidelis Onikoye, MD, Phollynike Petroleum and Energy Limited –Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State
Naira consolidates strength against dollar
Intl’ friendly: NFF explains Burkina Faso’s no show
NBA suspends Knicks center Noah for 20 games
Rohr woes Chelsea whizkid, Aina over future with Nigeria
Buhari warns university managements, governing councils against conflicts
EDITORIAL: The Dana air crash report


Tribune




Panic in medical circles over EU-banned anti-malaria drugs still on Nigerian shelves
Saraki’s CCT trial: FG may further amend charges
Buhari’s absence and dilemma of the media office
Behold! The wonder geriatric centre Anenih built at UCH Ibadan
Saraki’s CCT trial: FG may further amend charges
Federal roads: Fashola assures Ogun of N124bn refund
Governor bans protests by labour unions in Taraba
Fashola’s achievements as Lagos gov commendable —Ambode
We are ready for next governorship election in Ekiti, says Fayose
Unijos authorities, students bicker over N45,000 tuition
Unclaimed dividends: shareholders allege N280m fraud
The beginning of the end?
PDP leaders must make sacrifice for Nigeria’s democracy — Seriake Dickson

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