News Headlines Mar 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 26, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Melaye petitions IG, UN, US, UK, alleges threat to life
We’re discussing possible ceasefire with Boko Haram, says minister
Mother of four allegedly dies in lover’s house
Is Boko Haram more honourable than Buhari?
PDP tackles Buhari over anti-security comment
Killings: Danjuma’s self-defence call, evidence of Buhari’s failure, says PDP
Ondo driver robs, rapes undergraduate
Man impregnates daughter, shoots son, gets life jail
Tears as family buries AAU student killed by suspected herdsmen
Truck crushes Taraba CAN chair to death
Obiano invites EFCC to new appointees’ retreat
Okagbare breaks 22-year-old African record
Thugs invade radio station, attack, abduct presenter over Plateau
SERAP rejects amnesty for Boko Haram members
We are not getting carried away by Poland win –Rohr
We’re discussing possible ceasefire with Boko Haram, says minister
Osun PDP elects new executive, Omisore’s faction kicks
Mother of four allegedly dies in lover’s house
70-year-old ex-cop tackles Lagos firm over salary arrears
mam accuses police of illegal detention over member’s arrest
Traders block Abuja Airport Road over market demolition
37 dead in fire at Siberia shopping centre
Earthquake tears through eastern Indonesia
[PHOTOS] Christians mark Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday
LASIEC laments low turnout for LG by-elections
Debt recovery: NASS to give more powers to AMCON
Unions threaten strike over Nigeria Airways workers’ benefits
Finance ministry, EFCC harmonising data on recovered funds – Adeosun
PIGB: Oil marketers, MAN, others oppose single regulator
Oando shares Nigeria’s perspective at Africa CEO Forum
700 pipeline breaches disrupt petroleum supply – NNPC
Daddy is a good cook, we call him olowo sibi — Admiral Dele Abiodun’s son
I write letters to my kids when they impress me — Sotimirin
Are wants Ajiboye in Eagles, praises Ekong
Egypt dominate Lagos Squash Classics
BBNaija: Anto and Khloe return to the House
We are a gun-owning family, American rapper says, rejects gun control
‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ conquers ‘Black Panther’ at weekend box office
EDITORIAL: Giving privatisation a bad name
The budget and education: Bill Gates to the rescue?
African free trade agreement: Matters arising
Sierra Leone’s election: Implications for the ECOWAS region


UBA Reports N105.3bn PBT, Recommends N0.85 Final Dividend
Why Court Quashed EFCC’s ‘Wanted’ Declaration on Benedict Peters
FG Confirms Ceasefire Talks With Boko Haram
Northern Govs Meet with Miyetti Allah over Herdsmen-Farmers’ Clashes
FG Completes Investigations into 534 Whistle-blower Cases, Recovers N145bn
Cambridge Analytica-linked Firm Accused of Interfering with Nigeria’s 2007 Polls
Presidency: How over N100bn was Removed from CBN before 2015 Polls
Danjuma’s Comments on Killings an Invitation to Anarchy, Says Defence Minister
Missing Factional Kaduna APC Chairman Resurfaces
Buhari’s Comment on Alleged Politicisation of Security Issues is Undemocratic, Says PDP
Ndoma-Egba Matriarch for Burial April 7
Former Minister, Hassan Lawal Dies at 64
Unions Threaten to Shut down Airspace over NAL Workers’ Severance Payment
NAPTIP, British, Spanish Operatives Burst Human Trafficking Gang
Truckit Wins World Submit Awards in Austria
Ibori Honoured for Developing Ijawland
House C’ttee Orders NIPC Boss to Refund N477m to Treasury
Don’t Keep Silent about Graft Cases under Buhari’s Govt, Jonathan Tells Osinbajo
Lawmaker Urges Gowon, Shagari, Others to Join Danjuma against Military Impunity
Respite For Residents as Lagos Dredges Ebute-Ojo Jetty
Abia: We’ve Fulfilled Pact with Workers, Pensioners
Truecaller Appoints Director of Partnerships for Africa
Northern Govs Meet Miyetti Allah over Herders/Farmers Clash
INEC Cautions Politicians against Inducing Youths with Money to Collect Voter Cards
Adeosun Asks Magu to Account for Looted Funds
• Says letter aimed at improving controls over recovered funds
CBN Pumps $18.1bn into FX Market in 13 Months
• Mulls regulatory framework for fintechs
Debt Recovery: National Assembly to Vest More Powers on AMCON
Oil Marketers, Private Sector Reject Single Regulator Proposed under PIGB
Oando Leads Nigeria Delegation at Africa CEO Forum
World Bank Report: Nigeria Records $1.4bn Power Tariff Deficits in Two…
Saraki Queries Chief of Staff over Role in Northern Leaders’ Summit
Melaye: I Didn’t Flee Nigeria, Police, Kogi Gov Desperate to Kill…
Ekweremadu: Asset Forfeiture Case is APC’s Attempt to Intimidate Me
Anambra First Lady Unites Families
The Fight against Polio
Super Eagles Train in London ahead Serbia Clash
Onyali Hails Okagbare for Erasing Her 22 Year-old 200m African Record
Team Nigeria Departs for Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast
NPFL: Lobi Stays Top as Ifeanyiubah’s Kone Sinks Plateau Utd
SWAN President Condemns Assault on its Member in Plateau
Marylove Fired up for ITF Title in South Africa
As Obiano Starts His Last Dance

The Nation

How billions were moved to Jonathan’s residence from CBN ahead of 2015 elections
Danjuma’s self-defence outburst sparks big row
Banks fail to adopt single rate on dollar asset reporting
Order of elections: Bribe claims rock National Assembly
Govt, Boko Haram in ceasefire talks
Senators endorse Ambode
North’s governors hold talks with Miyetti Allah
Our grouse about free trade pacts, by OPS, NLC, others
Another set of beneficiaries to get CofO
High Court quashes EFCC’s declaration of Benedict Peters as ‘wanted’
Ortom: I remain committed to Benue’s security
Nigeria-Turkey trade volume hits $1.5 billion
Glo offers subscribers LTE Smartphone
Oyo offers free TB treatment
Adagunodo re-elected Osun PDP chairman
HFN secures league sponsorship deal
Super Eagles train in London for Serbia friendly
Joshua pockets £650 from Whyte vs. Browne bout, eyes £20M Thursday
Thugs assault, abduct sports presenter over report on Plateau Utd FC
The Generation Game: Golden oldie era of Federer, Djokovic and Rafa rip tennis rulebook
Impressive Opara shines with Leixoes
Brazil in cruise control beat Russia 3-0
Critics will celebrate my brother in future, says Seid Oshiomhole
Delta 2019: Will zoning be a factor in APC primary?
‘Reconciliation will succeed in APC’
My experience in BBNaija, by evictee Angel
Artistes perform at ‘March for Our Lives’ protests
2Baba drops soundtrack for ‘In Love and Ashes’
Residents hail arrest of beggars, destitute, others
Lagos seeks end to building collapse
Benefits of revised Land Use Charge, by govt
No cause for alarm, says Visionscape
Lafarge Africa lists N131b rights shares
NIPOST, Bics take banking to grassroots
NSIA okays N1.8b for agric
Lagos Auto Fair ‘to be best in Africa’


Andy Uba Denies Forging WAEC Certificate
ANC Curbs High Infant, Maternal Mortality
Iwobi Dreams To Be Better Than Okocha
180 Benefit From N-Delta Ministry Empowerment Scheme In C-River
2018 FIFA WC: Eagles’ll Keep Working Hard — Rohr
Dapchi Girls: Of Sham Release And Cynical Citizenry
Why ADP Ceded VP Ticket To South-East—Owie
The Pluralistic Relativism Of Criticisms
UNILORIN Appoints Olowoleni As New Registrar
Youth Neglect May Endanger Nigeria’ Future — Bamidele
WAR AGAINST LAND GRABBERS: Community Donates Crocodile To Obasanjo
EPL Rates Ndidi Better Than Kante In Tackles
How We Managed 3,222 TB Cases — Ogun Govt
AAUA Students Kick In Ondo Over Tuition Fees
NSIA, FMOH Inject $20m Lifeline In LUTH, 2 Others Against NCDs
Bank Customers Fault NIN As Single Identifier For Transactions
Banks Borrow N52tr From CBN As Liquidity Pressure Intensifies
Week-long ceasefire with Boko Haram ended yesterday — FG
Call to arms: Army, Defence Minister take on TY Danjuma
18 passengers escape death, as 200 cows overrun Owo-Benin Expressway
Breaking: We have proofs CBN withdrew N100bn for Jonathan before 2015 polls – Presidency
Dino Melaye petitions UN, rights groups, IGP…; says my life is in danger
TY Danjuma’s call on people to carry arms & defend themselves, invitation to anarchy – Defence Minister
Danjuma’s remarks, evidence of Buhari, APC’s failure – PDP
FG calls for withdrawal of PDP’s certificate of registration
Onochie mocks Reno, Fani-Kayode as both lambast each other over Atiku’s statement
Buhari’s critics are, saboteurs; misguiding Nigerians – Northern group
2018 FIFA WC: Eagles’ll keep working hard — Rohr
Wrestling: Nigerian referee for C/Wealth Games
MFM fight back to beat Katsina United
The embarrassment of seeing dad naked in a video
Will your partner’s baldness affect your relationship?
Photos: Fatima Dangote & Jamil Abubakar wedding reception
How I turned down a sugar mummy who offered to sponsor my music career — Kellywane
Sex is fun, makes you worry less — Yetunde Bakare
New movie ‘The Eve’ opens in cinemas March 30
ANC curbs high infant, maternal mortality

The Sun

Nigeria on dangerous slide, Wike declares
APC has been rejected by Nigerians, PDP replies Lai Moh’d
JUST IN: Plans afoot to tarnish my image, ex-President Jonathan alleges
JUST IN: 3 Lagos senators endorse Ambode for second term
Assets declaration: Allegation about 2019 elections –Ekweremadu
Mob kills 2 dreaded bandits in Enugu
Election sequence saga: Bribery allegation rocks NASS
Army replies Danjuma over alleged military collusion with militias
Court quashes EFCC’s declaration of Benedict Peters as ‘wanted’
2019: ‘Third Force’ raises panel on choice of presidential candidate
C’ River community cries for justice over alleged assassination of Village Head
Ganduje signs bills for management of new hospitals
57 Lagos council chairs endorse Ambode for second term
Father of 10 hangs self in Anambra over alleged wife’s infidelity
Another batch of Nigerian contingent leaves for ECOWAS Mission in Gambia
Nollywood shines in Hollywood
Nerve gas attack: New global security threat
• UK, Russia roar over ‘state-sponsored assassination’ Emma
Nigerians groan, as power supply dwindles
•Electricity consumers rail against FG, discos over outrageous bills, unavailability of prepaid meters
Still on Land Use Charge
Police versus journalists
The triumph of Sister Leah
Men who play God
The trouble with Nigerian banks
Treading the road to Rwanda
Many private schools in Abuja operate in motor garages – UBE Director
Mr. President, stop herdsmen killings now – Northern Christians
Benue: We’re disappointed over Buhari’s visit –Tiv leader
Election Act: Senate must obey court decision -Uwajumogu
2019: PDP, Third force, no threat to APC -Obende
Obasanjo heads Afrexim Advisory Council
Nigeria’s IGR hits N931.2b in 2017
Brent crude futures rise toward $80pb on Mid East tension
Enyeama praises Eagles, says future looks bright
Ighalo: We must do more despite Poland win
Flying Eagles tackle Egypt’s Pharaohs in Alexandria’s main stadium
Trump orders expulsion of 60 Russians over U.K. spy poisoning
US denies leaving air bases in Turkey, Qatar
Thousands protest in Sanaa to mark 3 years of Saudi offensive
PDP dead, irredeemable, says Gabam, interim SDP scribe
EDITORIAL: Nigeria’s rising debt profile

Daily Trust

Residents flee homes as monkeys invade Lagos
After returning Dapchi girls, Boko Haram kills five in Niger
Man impregnates daughter, shoots son in Ekiti
Northern Governors move to find lasting solutions to herdsmen /farmers crisis
Ebonyi APC guber aspirant condemns attack on members
FG empowers 180 Bakassi returnees with N.5mn
2019: Secondus, Atiku, Sambo, Lamido, others set stage for PDP campaign
Kano APC warns PDP over ‘unguarded’ utterances
Nigeria will be better with Atiku as president -University don
Northern Governors move to find lasting solutions to herdsmen /farmers crisis
JUST IN: MAPOLY students lock down school over exam results
Alex Iwobi: I want to be better than Okocha
Bayern Munich give verdict on Lewandowski to Real Madrid deal
Brent crude oil futures rises toward $80 per barrel on Middle East tension
Shareholders pocket N264bn, as 22 firms declare dividend
‘Impact of indigenous oil coys to the economy more than that of oil majors’
Ben Bruce backs TY Danjuma over comment
BBC pledges investment on mentorship of young African journalists
FCT minister inspects proposed grazing reserve at Paiko
‘Police, PCRC collaboration fruitful in bursting crimes in Apo’
Foundation conducts free eye surgery for 65 patients in Mararaba
TY, master of the gaffe
AfCFTA and Nigexit
Sen. Wakili: Between eulogy and appreciation
Nigerian is first British female diplomat to be appointed High Commissioner
Editorial: As Onnoghen reads Riot Act

New Telegraph

Electoral Act: 67 senators sign to override Buhari
Lawmakers, legal experts parley Pro-President’s senators’number reduces APC leaders’ intervention not bearing fruit
Benue: A new destination of choice
Woman dies after five-day sex with 60-year-old lover
Lawyers ask Buhari to investigate Danjuma’s allegation
Killings: Reps hail Danjuma
Cameroon refugees beg FG not to repatriate them
I was enamoured with OAU student’s beauty –Rapist
Herdsmen attacks: Youth groups condemn Danjuma’s call for self-defense
Gov Masari renovates general hospitals across Katsina
Army to Nigerians: Carry arms, face the wrath
How Jonathan withdrew, shared N100bn for elections – Presidency
Dapchi girls: Why military didn’t attack Boko Haram – Minister
FG recovers N143.89bn from corrupt officials
Danjuma’s call: Evidence of a failed nation – PDP
Study links obesity to shorter life span
Adeosun: Nigeria’s borrowing is sustainable, well managed
EDITORIAL: Ikpeazu’s low performance and quest for re-election
Danjuma’s call: Evidence of a failed nation – PDP
Dapchi girls reunite with families
Police rescue kidnapped ex-NNPC accountant’s son
Troops arrest three for causing uprising in Taraba
Abductors free APC factional chairman, says party
Study links obesity to shorter life span
Rejigging judiciary for transparent justice system
Intimidation, blackmail, arrest won’t shut my mouth, says Melaye
Why Nigerians’ll not return Buhari in 2019 – Lamido
‘Bauchi has zero tolerance for corruption’
Nigeria is tired of ethno-religious politics, says Kila
Onyali: I’m happy Okagbare broke my 200m record
Marylove fired up for ITF title
Missing IAAF $150,000: Ministry, AFN to meet on way out
Ambrose tasks Eagles to beat Serbia
GOtv Boxing Night 14: Baby Face promises to win WABU title
Uzoho good for the World Cup –Shorunmu
We’ve completed 60 roads in Abia – Ikpeazu
Workers to Ayade: Give us promotion or forget second term
Sowemimo: Withdrawal of policemen’ll expose VIPs to danger
‘Young lawyers’ experience in principals’ hands traumatic’
Corruption fighting back with TI’s rating – Magu
Dapchi: Uba calls for more efforts on Leah, Chibok girls


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