News Headlines Mar 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Melaye: IG removes Kogi CP over suspects’ escape from custody
Dapchi: Pray for Leah on Good Friday, CAN urges Christians
Court orders Abaribe, two others to produce Kanu June 26
Lagos tailor caught with three human skulls in Ilorin
N13.5m: RMAFC says Senator’s approved pay is N1.1m
Iheanacho breaks hand
Car wash attendant sells customer’s car to raise wedding funds
African players should storm China for money – Ighalo
‘APC will collapse before 2019 elections
Crash: Court orders Associated Airline to pay Falae’s family N246m
Buhari’s rejection of tenure elongation: Oyegun calls off scheduled meeting with APC Reps
Melaye: IG removes Kogi CP over suspects’ escape from custody
Court orders naval officers to forfeit Lekki houses to FG
Reps okay report on $500m completion fund for Ajaokuta
FG okays N2bn for repair of Ikorodu-Sagamu road
DSS shuns Falana’s letter on abducted Lagos port worker
Police recover 198 firearms in Katsina
Dapchi: Pray for Leah on Good Friday, CAN urges Christians
Police recover 198 firearms in Katsina
Illegal mining: Drama as security operatives re-arrest man after bail
Slain village head’s family accuses police of compromise
Villagers protest poor power supply in Niger
Lagos beauty pageant suit: Court orders status quo
Govt shuts 23 radio stations for promoting witchcraft
NASS Commission responsible for N13.5m senators’ allowance – RMAFC
Presidential run-off election will hold March 31, Sierra Leone’s NEC says
Senate passes harmonised PIGB, seeks Buhari’s assent
Two CBN deputy governors, three MPC members assume duty
FG, states, LGs finally share N647bn
Shareholders demand suspension of Oando management team
FMDQ OTC admits N3.15bn LAPO MFB SPV bond
LCCI wants review of solid minerals road map
Rohr slams Iwobi as Mikel, Ekong make Eagles vow
NNL postponed indefinitely as financial crisis hits clubs
Okagbare to shun 100m, 200m at Commonwealth Games
Wike bags African award
Are, others excited as Kakanfo opens Saba Saba Club
Group celebrates female artistes on World Intellectual Property Day
Rhagetti set to rock music charts
BBNaija: My wife blamed me for not ‘making out’ in the house — Ex-housemate, Dee One
I was paid enough to fly in the best Hollywood stylist, Fatima Dangote’s tailor reveals
[VIDEOS] Ex-Super Eagles stars, Yobo, Ikpeba visit BBNaija housemates
Six amazing artificial intelligence advances in agriculture
EDITORIAL: Understanding Danjuma’s call for self-defence
Met Day: Lest we forget Nigeria’s blue gold
Bill Gates said nothing strange
The unheralded wisdom in Danjuma’s intervention
Lagos and Kano ruled the airwaves and railways (3)


Politics of 2019 Heats up Battle for APC Chair
Party’s NWC meets to empanel c’ttee on tenure elongation How Banire, Akeredolu faulted objection raised by Buhari
Ebonylife, Sony Pictures TV Close Deal on Scripted Television Projects
Shell Targets Ex-Employee in Kickback Involving Oil Block Sale to Neconde
Harmonised PIGB to Impose 5% Fuel Levy on Consumers
Adeosun Breaks Deadlock, FG, States, LGs Share N647.4bn
Obasanjo Asks Buhari to Reconsider Stance on African Trade Treaty
Buhari Pays Two-day Visit to Lagos
House Passes Bill to Stop Concession of Ajaokuta Steel Complex
House Rattled by Electoral Act Amendment Bribery Allegation, Threatens to Sue
S’West States Set Their Sights on Lagos Airport
Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Launch New Political Coalition
New CBN DGs, MPC Members Assume Office
RMAFC: National Assembly’s N13.5m Earnings Unknown to Us
Archbishop of Canterbury Offers to Contribute to Peace Negotiations in Violence-hit Nigeria
IG Removes Kogi CP After Suspects Escape Custody, Melaye Declared Wanted
Ahiara Diocese: Pope Calls for Ecclesiastical Cleansing
Court Stops Lagos Beauty Pageant Scheduled for March 30
NHRC to Send List of 2015 Electoral Offenders to FG for Prosecution
House Passes Bill to Stop Concession of Ajaokuta Steel Complex
NBA Vows to Protest Ambode’s LUC Inspite of Buhari’s Visit
FEC Approves N20bn for Rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Sagamu Road
El-Rufai Meets With Fulani Leaders, Sues for Peace
Ekiti Youths, Students Storm EFCC, Demand Probe of Varsity Chancellor
BudgIT Advises FG to Invest in Nigerians
Saraki Inaugurates Technical Committee on Tax Reforms
NAFDAC Governing Council Pushes for Human, Infrastructural Boost for Agency
Okowa Urges Judges to Avoid Granting Frivolous Injunctions
Presidential Run-off: Jonathan Tasks Sierra Leoneans on Peace, Active Participation
SunTrust Bank, others Sign Financing Agreement with ICD
FIFA to Investigate Pogba, Dembele ‘Racist’ Chants in Russia
KSM Nigeria Tasks Govt On Security of Lives And Property
ABCON Chief Urges FG to Guard against ‘Hot Money’
Wema Secures $35m Facility to Boost SME Funding
Fidelity Bank Grows Savings Deposit to N170bn in Three Years
FirstBank Senior Managers Complete Leadership Programme
Facebook: Nigerian Women Can Unlock N19.7bn Businesses in Five Years
Nigeria, US Collaborate to Boost Gender Equality in STEM Education
APC Tenure Elongation: Plaintiff Urges NEC to Abide by Buhari’s Advice
Tinubu is a Rare Breed Politician, Says Dogara
APC Screens 454 Aspirants for Nasarawa LG Polls
Low Risk Investments in Nigeria
El Rufai: Golf Grows $500m Investment in Kaduna
Hyena Threatens Finito With Demolition
Cricket: Australia’s Smith, Warner Banned over Ball-tampering
CBN Junior Tennis Championship to Start April 2
The Danjuma Protocol

The Sun

Kalu, Ukiwe, former MILADs pay tribute to late officer
Gunmen invade Zamfara village, kill 3
Obasanjo condemns Buhari’s refusal to sign African trade treaty
FEC okays N20bn for Ikorodu–Shagamu expressway
…Approves N4.233bn for Aviation fire simulator
NIMASA refutes $429m contract scam
South West govs to bid for Murtala Muhammed Airport concession
• Ogun alleges breach of agreement Suspects’ escape in Kogi: Heads roll in police
• IGP removes CP, SARS commander, DPO • Police declare Dino Melaye wanted, alert INTERPOL
PIGB: National Assembly imposes 5% fuel levy on Nigerians
Wike wins international sports award
Court orders Abaribe, others to produce Kanu by June 16
Meningitis kills 8 in Kano
Gunmen invade Zamfara village, kill 3
Obasanjo condemns Buhari’s refusal to sign African trade treaty
Tinubu: Visionary’s indomitable spirit at 66
Russia 2018: Nigeria beyond football
When reality is a latecomer
What else does the President not know?
Danjuma: Season of crucifixion
General Danjuma and right to self-defence
Railways: Senate decries marginalisation of South South, South East
•Calls for restoration of eastern rail lines
Major transformation ongoing in Rivers –Wike
2017 budget must run till May 31 –Senate
Killings: TY Danjuma, DHQ and the poor people of Taraba
Urgent step must be taken to rescue Imo –Sen Anyanwu
When Lagos West senatorial district endorsed Ambode
RMAFC clarifies Senators’ bogus pay
Forensic audit: Oando shareholders demand board suspension
…Lament N779bn debt
Neconde denies deal with Shell ex-VP over acquisition of OML 42
International/friendly: Serbia exposes Rohr’s Eagles
Ghanaians storm Accra streets to protest military co-operation deal with US
UK accuses Russia of spreading ‘fake news’, extremist material online
• Launches counter-propaganda war As more nations expel Russian diplomats
. . . We’ll respond in kind to West’s expulsions, says Russia
•As Slovakia, Malta, Luxembourg recall ambassadors to Moscow Russia
Foreign investors to dump equities ahead of 2019 elections –ABCON boss
…Says multiple exchange rates hurt Naira stability
EDITORIAL: Curbing corruption in the judiciary
Bend down boutique
• The thrill, frill of Oja-Oba market
Still on Diaspora voting rights
Corn silk: Amazing beauty provider!
Messed up by scabies
Imo governorship race getting as hot as hell is cold (1)
Can US ‘triumph over’ Trump?
Wasted billions: Don’t blame corruption, Nigeria is cursed

The Nation

I am here for the money- Tobi Bakre
RMAFC disowns N13.5m running cost for senators
‘Take Buhari’s advice on tenure’
Neconde: ‘no kickback with Shell VP in OML42 acquisition’
Lawmakers pass PIGB with five per cent fuel levy
IG removes Kogi CP as suspects escape from custody
Court to hear suit on tenure elongation April 16
Programme of events at 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium
Reps adopt 2 bills to prevent concession of Ajaokuta Steel
Wike gets AIPS Africa Power of Sports Award
Dogara, APC, Osun Assembly greet Tinubu at 66
Tinubu: Reconciliator at 66
FAAC: Fed Govt, states, local govts share N647.39b
NIM holds corporate members’ forum
Akiolu condemns vandalism, theft of power equipment
Final year student shot dead at her birthday party
Students donate blood to save child-patients
‘Igbo language will not die in one million years’
Niger governor in surprise visit to institute
Lessons for Nigeria in Finland’s healthcare
Wanted: Effective, healthy drug policy in Nigeria
Excitement as varsity investors partner to build hostels
Okpekpe technical committee inspects race course
Eagles will bounce back, says Rohr
Mikel to return against England, Congo
Ogoke-Ejiogu eyes medal with D’Tigress
Odemwingie condoles with Kemerovo fire victims
Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Serbia exposes team’s weakness, says Sports Minister
Can Lagos get special status under Buhari?
Tonto Dikeh threatens critics of her revealing dress
Adesua eulogises hubby on birthday
BBNaija’s Teddy A explains ‘smoking’ habit
Easter…wrong keys don’t open right doors
‘Skip sleep, break down’
Why we did UTME many times
Caleb varsity appoints prof
Private institutions don’t need emergency declaration, says VC
EKSU to students: no fees, no classes
Neconde: ‘no kickback with Shell VP in OML42 acquisition’
CBN Deputy Governors, MPC members resume
FAAC: Fed Govt, states, local govts share N647.39b
NEITI urges Presidency to fast-track PIGB assent for industry growth


FG Grants LADOL Port Status
My Label Is Driven By The Dora Akunyili Nigerian Spirit- Ebere Osagie
GSR, YARAC, CEPAN Train Plateau Youths
‘Operation Cat Race A Failure’
Kebbi, US Govt To Distribute 2,600 Mosquito Nets
Group Solicits Support For Anti-Grazing Laws In S’East
MSMEs Financing: BoI Deepens Relationship With BDSPs
Group Partners Police To Tackle Insecurity In Abia
We’ve Facilitated Loans For 2,400 SMEs In Nigeria – Felix Bikpo
Golf Lifts Kaduna With $500m Investment – El-Rufai
No Idea How Senators’ Pay Jumped To N13.5m — RMAFC
Anglican Communion To FG: Deal With Herdsmen Same Way You Dealt With IPOB
Queens’ College Principal Lauds Return Of Normalcy
AUN Partners Marlboro College On Student Exchange, Academic Cooperation
Politicians Must Embrace Equity, Justice For Peace To Reign—Archbishop Obinna
Produce My Accusers Dead Or Alive, Melaye Tells Police
AfricLearn Boosts Learning With Technology
NASS passes new PIGB stipulating 5% levy on petrol
Breaking: FEC okays N20bn for Ikorodu – Shagamu expressway
Breaking: IGP orders immediate removal of Kogi State Commissioner of Police
Why I want to rule Nigeria – Atiku
N2.4bn: Reps insist on probing IGP
Money Politics: INEC urges IGP to deploy Special Forces against vote buying
Ambode should lead growth, development of South West – Fayose
Kogi: We must all protect the nation’s democracy – Senate
Golf lifts Kaduna with $500m investment – El-Rufai
Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Serbia exposes team’s weakness, says Sports Minister
Iheanacho undergoes Leicester medical test
Sampaoli blames self for Argentina’s 6-1 drubbing
Serbia loss will help strengthen Super Eagles- Dalung
Don Jazzy, Music mogul `weeps’ as popular blogger Linda Ikeji gets hooked
Finally, Linda Ikeji, popular blogger is engaged!!!!!
We’re committed to promoting Igbo culture through highlife music —NB Plc
Emmanuella, Davido loses Nickelodeon Award to Ugandan star
EDITORIAL: Nigeria and the impending energy revolution
Photos: World class Ikeja Bus Terminal
Facebook unveils platform to train Nigerian female entrepreneurs
World Sleep Day: Lack of sleep awareness bane of Nigeria’s bad leadership
We’ve facilitated loans for 2,400 SMEs in Nigeria – Felix Bikpo

The Guardian

Buhari visits Lagos, kicks off $1.5b deep seaport today
Senators’ N13.5m running cost illegal, RMAFC declares
Obasanjo faults Buhari on Africa free trade agreement
Fayose okays N253.6m bursary, scholarship for students
Barde urges Gombe people to register, collect their PVC
Ugwuanyi swears in three new judges in Enugu
At last, President Buhari visits Lagos
M’Belt groups back Danjuma, flay FG’s alleged indecisiveness
Women protest, demand release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls
CBN Junior Tennis Championship starts April 2
Chioma Ajunwa Under-16 athletic championship begins in Umuahia
Obuh advises Rohr to stop experiments
Democratization of sports federation, my main achievement, says Dalung
Wike to receive Africa Power of Sports Award on May 8 in Belgium
Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Serbia exposes team’s weakness, says Sports Minister
Stock market investors lose N235b in three trading days
Enugu moves to establish debt management office
We are building an ecosystem for MSMEs’ devt, says BoI
WATIF advocates removal of barriers to bilateral ties
Editorial: Loans, love, China and Africa’s sovereignty
Buhari, Danjuma and looming anarchy
Chaos and mess in Trump’s White House
Lai can make the difference!
Of southeast prelates, politicians and ecclesiastical red lines
Buhari, Tinubu in a new dance of love
‘1999 constitution, a fallacy that must be discontinued’
Igbo group rejects 2019 poll, calls for provisional government
Incumbent Lagos lawmaker seeks reelection to Reps in Kogi
Biovaccine pledges timely, sustainable production of quality local vaccines
Oral B takes free dental care to Iyana Ipaja residents
Hope dims for Nigeria’s efforts to eliminate HIV, TB
Health benefits of phytonutrients – sulphoraphanes

New Telegraph

IG removes Kogi CP over escape of six suspects
Police declare Dino Melaye wanted
Two suspects in Dino Melaye’s case escape from police custody
Tinubu: President has saved APC from legal turmoil
El’Zakzaky: Shiites paralyse activities, imprisons lawmakers at NASS
Govt shuts 23 radio stations for promoting witchcraft
Okorocha allegedly compels Imo lawmakers to endorse son-in-law on camera
EFCC recovers N2.4bn from ex-Air Chief, wife surrenders N383m
Tech C’mtee demands input in W/Cup list
Buhari to chair Tinubu’s 10th Colloquium today
Senate to Adeosun: You lack power to stop budget in March
Minister, governors’ intervention ends FAA C stalemate
Polls: INEC laments vote-buying
Gun running: Police declare Melaye, Audu wanted
N13.5m running cost for senators not covered by law – RMFAC
Tinubu: The master strategist @ 66
New CBN Deputy Govs, MPC members assume duty
Associated Airline Crash: Court awards N264m compensation to Falae son’s wife
Polls: INEC laments vote-buying
Gun running: Police declare Melaye, Audu wanted
N13.5m running cost for senators not covered by law – RMFAC
Ortom’s wife lifts limbless IDP with wheelchair
Businesswoman arraigned for forging New Zealand visa
Man, two sons arraigned for nine-year-old granddaughter’s defilement
Land dispute: Five escape death sentence over murder
New CBN Deputy Govs, MPC members assume duty
Masking cuts int’l call volume by 59% Much ado about AfCFTA treaty
Okpekpe Road Race: Ebewele, Technical Committee inspect race course
Parker vows to get Joshua “out of there”
Eagles’ll bounce back, Mikel, Iwobi assure Nigerians
Dalung hails democratisation of federations
Serbia defeat’ll make Eagles stronger – Pinnick
Don Jazzy, Music mogul `weeps’ as popular blogger Linda Ikeji gets hooked Leah Sharibu: In the forest with Christ
Human trial on cancer vaccine begins this year
Muoka admonishes Nigerians on peace, love
PIGB: National Assembly imposes 5% fuel levy on Nigerians
Okowa to judges: Shun frivolous injunctions, adjournments
Jonathan tasks Sierra Leoneans on peaceful polls
Nkire fears APC mass defection
661 arms importation: How I was brutalised by DSS, by ex-Customs chief


Ajaokuta Steel Mill Gets N360bn ECA Lifeline
Senate, RMAFC Bicker Over N13.5m Running Cost
Court Fixes April 16 For Suit Challenging APC NEC Tenure Elongation Tukur Hands Over PDP’s Certificate To Secondus
Oil Price Rise On Middle East Tension, Global Market Recovery
Leah Represents What Christianity Stands For -Bishop Kukah
2019: Coalition Urges Turaki To Run For President
Ex-president’s Son Charged With Fraud No Worthy Politician Should Remain In APC –Wike
Court Orders Abaribe To Produce Kanu June 26
Peace Corps Will Tackle Challenges Confronting Youths – Akoh
CSOs Want Salaries Of Public Office Holders Reviewed
Daily Times’ N2bn Suit: Court Orders Substituted Service Against Sen Obiora Police Parade 40 Suspected Car Thieves, Recover 78 Guns
Martin Luther King’s Family Hails NCAC Boss
New CBN Deputy Govs, MPC Members Assume Office Ahead Of April Meeting
Election sequence: Reps Threaten Legal Action Over $30,000 Bribery Allegation
IGP Fires Kogi CP Over Suspects ‘ Escape
Anthony Joshua Vows To Knockout Parker
World Cup: Argentina Has ‘Debt’ To Settle – Messi
Friendlies: Mixed Fortunes For Africa’s World Cup-bound Teams
World Cup: We Are Focused on Eagles – Dalic
Popular Blogger, Linda Ikeji Is Engaged
Message To Be Performed Live At ‘Africa Inside Me’ Concert – Winning Jah
Obaland Academy To Recognise 60,000 Nigerian Patriots
EDITORIAL: Drugs And Substance Abuse Among Youths
Endemic Systemic Failure, Not The North, Is Our Problem
General John Nanzip Shagaya, 1942-2018
Police Parade 40 Suspected Car Thieves, Recover 78 Guns

Daily Trust

Senators entitled to only N1.06m monthly – RMAFC
Party, not Buhari can determine Oyegun’s tenure — APC tells court…Technical c’ttee may be unveiled today — Spokesman
FAAC ends stalemate, shares N647.4bn to FG, states
IGP removes Kogi CP over escape of Melaye accusers
PDP and APC: When kettle mocks pot for being black
Azarenka, Stephens reach Miami semis
Bandits kill 12 in another Zamfara attack
CSOs want N/Assembly to legislate on Excess Crude Account
Leather industry is resource base for Nigeria – Dr. Onu
Foundation targets 10,000 beneficiaries for free eye treatment
PSN alerts on fake Penicillin tablets in circulation
Illegal Arms Importation: How I was tortured by DSS, Customs Officer tells Court
FEC approves N20.8bn for Ikorodu-Sagamu road
So, Media Trust is twenty
Sports enthusiasts say Buhari must seek re-election
Fresh urges Eagles to learn from Poland, Serbia games
‘Eagles’ defence not so spectacular against Serbia’
CBN Junior Tennis Championship starts April 2
Why Nigeria hosts airports council meeting – FAAN
CBN fixes next week for 1st MPC meeting in 2018
Chasing Lassa fever in Edo state
Ben Bruce to FG: Leah has shown that you don’t negotiate with terrorists
Boko Haram stops 160,000 children from getting vaccines
Wife seeks end to 19-year marriage over domestic violence
Agora of Zuba celebrates ten years on the throne
Court jails civil servant for breach of official trust
.Week of many happenings
Ensuring a cleaner, safer maritime environment
Young Nigerians and urgency of task at hand
Buhari’s example and bolstering party politics
EGYPT: Govt threatens to fine people $28 for not voting
RUSSIA: ‘We’ll respond in kind to West’s expulsions of diplomats’
Trump ends deportation protection for Liberians
Editorial ; As AU adopts Agenda 2063
.Nigeria grain production fluctuates – FAO
FG under pressure to ban plastic bags


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