News Headlines Mar 1, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 1, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Presidential poll results: Kukah, Abdusalami meet Atiku, Obi, others
You ain’t destined to rule, we’ll meet in court, APC chair tells Atiku
Police use tear gas on anti-Tinubu protesters in Lagos
Senatorial seats: APC wins Jonathan’s district, 64 others
Falana’s law firm sues Gbajabiamila for unpaid N20m professional fee
Fake election observers arrested in Osun
Onnoghen suspended, not removed, FG tells S’Court
NLC dismisses Amosun’s threat, insists on strike
Bank stocks see biggest fall in 20 months
Father of five kills wife over sex in Niger
PDP senatorial candidate too small to contest against me – Okorocha
52-year-old molests, impregnates teenage niece in Ekiti
Corps member accuses Lagos task force of extortion
N450m fraud: Court to view CCTV clip of Belgore’s visit to bank
City agree second biggest deal in EPL history
Igbo presidency in 2023 dicey – APGA chairman
Katsina man allegedly rapes sister-in-law
Corps member accuses Lagos task force of extortion
Katsina man allegedly rapes sister-in-law
Police use tear gas on anti-Tinubu protesters in Lagos
Fuel spillage from vandalised NNPC pipeline causes panic in Lagos
Kano NDLEA nabs 105, intercepts 1,637kg illicit drugs
Delta police arrest five suspects for electoral violence
Be humble in victory, Presidency tells APC members
Ogun ADC senatorial candidate dumps party for APC
APC accuses PDP of planned voters’ inducement ahead gov election
Political parties want soldiers to stay away from Rivers elections
Bank stocks see biggest fall in 20 months
Currency traders expect naira to appreciate next week
Stocks fall further, investors lose N365bn in three days
MTN projects 90% profits boost despite Nigerian regulatory fine
Over $5bn lost to poor commercial disputes handling –ACCI
Oil dips as U.S. crude production hits record
Chase down Tottenham, Emery urges Arsenal
3×3 D’Tigers get tough World Cup qualification draw
Ex-HFN president, Dauda, dies at 61
Daura gets 3,000-seater stadium
Kyrgios lacks respect, says Nadal
UBEC earmarks N110m for Islamic schools
Over 400 schools to feature in National Schools Fair
Pupils record 72.79% success in Nov/Dec technical exams
Quota system, inadequate funding crippling education sector —Director
Mental health issues in palliative care
Obesity predisposes people to cardiovascular diseases –Experts
Heart attacks on the rise among young women —Study
Hygeia HMO partners Access Bank on IVF treatment
‘Eating Avocado pears can lower cholesterol’
Editorial: States’ obsession with aviation business
Of blood-stained elections and flawed victories
Now that Buhari has won
The Indomitable Lion of Daura and Whipped Warlords
Hereon Nigeria moves on

The Nation
Kebbi PDP rejects Presidential/NASS elections
Observers adjudge polls in Kano free and fair
APC, Buhari to determine next NASS leaders, says Jibrin
Observer: INEC ensured the will of Nigerians prevailed
I’m proud to be youngest woman in 8th Assembly, says Omosede
Oshiomhole to Atiku: we’ll meet you in court
APC shows its strength with 65 elected senators
We’ve not removed Onnoghen, Fed Govt, AGF tell Supreme Court
Atiku’s agents plan Lagos takeover
Saudi King, Emir of Qatar, Russian envoy greet Buhari
Ex-Air Force chief gets 21-year jail term for N136m contract fraud
Peace Panel meets Atiku
How INEC ‘rebuffed’ PDP’s attempt to stop Buhari’s victory
PDP calls for cancellation election in Kwara
Court sacks Lulu-Briggs as Accord governorship candidate
‘I didn’t say I declared Ubah winner to save my life’
‘I will make a difference as governor of Lagos’
Ondo APC laments loss of two seats
PDP raises alarm over militarisation of Southsouth
This Weekend El Clasico Live on World Of Champions
2019 ITTF World Championship: Oshonaike eyes final appearance in Hungary
2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic: Oboh eyes final cut in maiden LET tournament
PSA Ranking: Nigeria players in free-fall
Barcelona extend Alba’s contract
Fulham sack Ranieri, appoint Parker as caretaker manager
NBS: manufacturing generates N864b in VAT
International Day of Women in Science: Oando female engineers mentor pupils
AfDB, South Korea to collaborate on technology
PENGASSAN to tackle oil firm on staff disengagement
Expert seeks inclusive infrastructure development
NACC for US trade forum
Police: no tribe under threat in Lagos
Tank farms brought us woes, claim Satellite Town residents
Worker remanded for hotelier’s death
Surety in soup over suspect’s disappearance
Suspected fake lawyer faces bail fraud charge
Warehouse keepers, marketer charged with N156m fraud
Student allegedly steals N280, 000 motorcycle
NiMet predicts cloudy, thundery weather Friday
Tackling insecurity in schools during elections
Promasidor supports families of children with disabilities
NGO partners Ogun on reproductive health
Sanwo-Olu campaign offers free surgeries
Federal Govt keeps mum on NHIS crisis
Low sperm count: How to overcome it
APC, Buhari to determine next NASS leaders, says Jibrin
Reflections on the 2019 presidential election
Editorial: Can this be true?
Rivers governoship candidate embarks on street sanitation
Dickson visits family of PDP leader killed in electoral violence
Concerns over safety in Calabar industrial estate
Oyigbo traders want Port Harcourt-Aba Road fixed
Voters have shown resolve for corrupt-free country, says APC chief

ThisDay
Ahead of Cabinet Dissolution, Scramble for Ministerial Appointments Begins
Economy Tops People’s Expectations of Buhari’s Second Term
Nigeria to Attract $48bn of $194bn Oil Investment in Africa
NEC Meets, Promises Improved Governorship Poll
NEITI: Niger, Plateau Top Nigeria’s Illegal Mining List
Abdulsalami Committee Meets Osinbajo, Atiku, Obi
Supreme Court Decides Onnoghen’s Fate May 17
Lassa Fever Claims 15 Lives in Ondo
Court Sacks Lulu-Briggs as Rivers Accord Party Guber Candidate
ASUU, NUJ, Others Set Agenda for Buhari
Court Sentences NAF Chief, Omenyi to Seven Years in Prison over N136m Bribe
Finally, INEC Declares PDP Winner of Plateau North Senatorial Election
ECOWAS Court Orders FG to Investigate 2016 Agatu Killings
Again, Bandits Kill 14, Abduct 40 in Zamfara Community
We will Meet You in Court, Oshiomhole Tells Atiku
PDP mocks APC national chairman for loss of Edo Afenifere, northern elders allege fraud
NEC Meets, Promises Improved Governorship Poll
APC Refutes Alleged Withdrawal of Ekere from A’Ibom Governorship Poll
The Return of Ebeano to the Senate
For Godswill Akpabio, It’s the End of an Era
Ekiti N’ Assembly Elections: The Intrigues, Oddities and Uniqueness
Nigerian Stock Market Gains N434bn to close N11.83tr in February
Benchmark Bond Yield Drops 40 Basis Points as Funds Buy Debt
MAN Urges FG to Tackle Infrastructure Challenges
Diamond Bank Restates Commitment to SME Devt
Fresh Graduate Wins N3m in Fidelity Bank Promo
‘How Perishable Goods’ Export Can Boost Nigeria’s FX Earnings’
Usman Vows to Dethrone Tyron Woodley on Sunday in Las Vegas
Ordega, Ebere Boost Falcons ahead Slovakia Clash
Two Nigerian Volleyball Coaches for High Performance Seminar
D’Tigers Get France, Germany, Italy in Tough Draw
Qualifier for 2019 DOAMF Charity Golf Set for Saturday
Struggling Fulham Fires Ranieri after 16 League Games
El Clasico Live on GOtv Max on Saturday
‘You Lack Respect’, Nadal Tells Kyrgios after Defeat at Mexican Open
EDITORIAL: ON EL-ZAKZAKY’S CONTINUED DETENTION

Daily Trust
Kwara APC guber candidate vows to repeal ex-govs pension law
We’ll defend Buhari – APC legal directorate
Buhari’s re-election reflects peace restoration in Yobe – Gaidam
Gunshots as police disrupt anti-Tinubu meeting in Lagos
Court sacks Accord guber candidate in Rivers
Buhari’s victory: Another person dies during celebration in Adamawa
APC legal directorate to Atiku: We’ll defend Buhari
Abdusalami-led Peace Committee meets Atiku, Obi
How Akpabio was rigged out — Oshiomhole
INEC set to conduct governorship polls in 29 states —Yakubu
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Kwara APC guber candidate vows to repeal ex-govs pension law
We’ll defend Buhari – APC legal directorate
Buhari’s re-election reflects peace restoration in Yobe – Gaidam
OPL 245 revocation: Court fixes March 29 for hearing
Oshiomhole: Atiku not destined to be president
INEC set for gov’ship polls in 29 states
3×3 D’Tigers get tough World Cup qualification draw
Pillars’ Gambo happy to end scoring drought
Dalung inaugurates 3,000 capacity Daura stadium
Foreign investors’ selloffs trigger NSE loss of N194bn
We’re bringing 60% jobs via sugar cultivation – MAN
Nigeria loses over N1.81trn to contract dispute cases – Abuja Chamber
Teenager dies of drug overdose in Kurudu
FCTA sets up 6-man panel over woman’s death at Asokoro hospital
2019 polls: FCT minister congratulates residents for orderly conduct
Presidential election and its aftermath
APC, it’s time to reward Senator Lawan
ASIA: Pakistan to free Indian pilot today
ISRAEL: Netanyahu faces corruption charges
VIETNAM: Trump defends Kim over US student’s death
We stabbed our victim to death in error – Suspected ritualists
Two arrested for impersonating customs to defraud orphanages
Court remands man, 26, for allegedly killing hoteliers
Editorial: Cameroon, don’t throw out refugees
Wabba to lead ‘Occupy Ogun’ protest over workers’ plight
SOS Children’s Villages upgrades 8 schools for 4,000 pupils
FUNAAB to begin online transcript, e-Senate
Kazaure poly’s academic staff threaten strike action
On the election of last Saturday
British Muslim leaders visit churches, temples, synagogues
Belgium wins appeal against repatriation of Islamic State families
Thousands of square meters of land degraded daily in Nigeria’
Solar energy: ICEED trains women technicians in Borno State
Ogoni Cleanup: HYPREP to provide water to affected communities
OPL 245 Revocation: Court fixes March 29 for hearing
Arms deal: AVM Omenyi bags 21-year imprisonment over N136m fraud
MTN appoints Oyebowale Akideinde Head OTT Music Services
Uber appoints Osobajo Oyinade Marketing Manager, W/Africa
Stanbic IBTC’s CFO joins Board as Executive Director

The Sun
Buhari won’t delay new cabinet –Adesina
PDP, APC throw punches over Atiku
INEC ready for guber, Assembly polls –Yakubu
Abia North: INEC didn’t declare election inconclusive, Kalu remains winner –Aide
Victory 2019: Kalu begins journey to Senate
Guber poll: PDP alleges illegal military occupation of South South
Rivers governorship: Court sacks Lulu-Briggs as AP candidate
Service Chiefs, Buhari’s CoS, Kyari, meet in Abuja
Libel suit: Court fixes April 18 to rule on admissibility of DSS report on Magu
IPC boss decries attacks on journalists
FG to establish military clothing factory in Kaduna
Sanwo-Olu meets Lagos workers, promises improved welfare
…PMB Front urges president to probe South West votes
Senator Uba congratulates Buhari on re-election
Saudi King, Russia, others congratulate Buhari
Ohanaeze faction congratulates Buhari
Imo West: You’re too small to run against me, Okorocha tells Onyeriri
FG unveils $48bn oil, gas investment opportunities in UK
Nigeria saves 60% jobs on local sourcing of sugar, cement raw materials
SKG Pharma boss tasks govt on national medicines security
We haven’t revised security allowances -FG
Dangers of building with old used materials
YPP rejects presidential poll result, PT congratulates Buhari
Ohuhu community alerts Buhari, security over plot to rig next elections
Ugwuanyi reiterates commitment to rapid development of Enugu
Guber poll: Imo elders endorse Ohakim
RBM congratulates Buhari
3×3 D’Tigers handed tough World Cup draws
Trophy lager unveils Yobo, others as 5-a-side ambassadors
Ordega seals China switch
El Clasico takes centre stage on DStv, Gotv
Romero: I love to play for Man U, Real
Nadal: Kyrgios lacks respect
Lesson of bitter truth
2019 Election outcome and legitimacy
Menace of time-wasters and their deeds
‘There are no strangers here’
Before the governorship poll
Fighting bribery and corruption in Nigeria: Mission impossible? (2)
Guber elections: Don’t threaten electorate -Presidency
Intervene in Nigeria’s polls, Tambuwal begs U.S.
NASS poll: APC wins Plateau central, 3 Reps seats, PDP kicks
Senegal’s president wins 2nd term
Liberia’s apex bank ordered 3 times number of bank notes authorised
Day beggars refused alms, deserted Abuja streets
Relief as NOUN gears to mobilise graduates for NYSC, Law School
Bankole Olayebi: How crooks pirated Soyinka’s book
10 Nigerian entertainers ruling social media
Gidi Fest rallies Patoranking, Niniola, Teni for Easter show
Oyebowale’s appointment boosts MTN’s Simfy Africa
BBNaija has helped actualise my dreams –Ifu Ennada

Vanguard
Presidential election, rape of democracy — Biafra groups
TUC, senior civil servants rejoice with Buhari
Imo APC chieftain knocks Ohanaeze over stand on presidential election
Anambra South: Again, Returning Officer reverses self, declares Ifeanyi Ubah winner
Sanwo-Olu, MC Oluomo Meet Igbo, Assure Of Safety
Ooni Of Ife Hosts Aje Festival
The Nelson Mandela-Buhari Phenomenon
Jaguar Enhances XE Beauty, Performance
Woman Drags Father To Court For Rejecting Her Fiance
330 Nigerians To Be Deported From Libya Today
TUC, Senior Civil Servants Rejoice With Buhari
Election Violence: Catholic Archbishop Sues For Peace
Buhari May Dissolve Cabinet Before May 29 —Presidency
Kia Appoints Kamlik Motors In Kaduna
3Presidential Poll: How National Peace C’ttee Can Ensure Peace —Consultants
JAN Partners ACA Foundation To Empower 50 NYSC Members
TARABA: How Incumbents Battled For NASS Seats
2Alabojuto Road In Ikare Akoko: Death Trap Converted To Dual Carriage Way
22016 Agatu Killings: ECOWAS Court Indicts FG, Orders Probe, Trial Of Culprits
Ford Ranger Rules Europe’s Pickup Market
Election violence: Catholic Archbishop sues for peace
Guber/ Assembly Polls: Tinubu gives marching orders to APC chieftains
Imo APC chieftain knocks Ohanaeze over stand on presidential election
We‘re ready to meet Atiku in court — Oshiomhole
Breaking: Atiku presents 6-point demand to Buhari
Why INEC’s Yakubu declared Buhari winner of 2019 presidential election
Big winners and losers in the Ninth Senate
Challenge your defeat in a peaceful manner, UK tells Atiku
PMB, The principalities and powers By Femi Asdesina
RE-ELECTION: MAN asks Buhari to prioritise economic growth
Breaking: Fulham Sack Claudio Ranieri
Real’s Vinicius Jr earns first Brazil squad call-up
Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri deactivates Twitter, Instagram accounts
Juventus aim to end title discussion at Napoli
Turkish football chief steps down over conflict of interest
Meet Alabi Samson, Founder/CEO Starwise Group
Maiden Eko excellence awards call for nominations
Nigerian celebrities, Joke Silva, Elliot, others congratulate President Buhari
CMETV set to revolutionise African continent
Princess Peters aims for the sky
Naira appreciates to N360.99/$ in I&E window
Hotel staff allegedly murders manager
LAUTECH, NDLEA collaborate to combat drug abuse
Imo community demands end to political killings
Facebook partners MainOne on metro internet infrastructure expansion in Edo

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