News Headlines Mar 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Gov poll: APC wins Lagos, Ogun, Kwara, PDP takes Oyo, A’Ibom, Ebonyi
INEC ad hoc workers protest maltreatment in Ogun
Two Nigerians, 155 others die in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash
APC dominates Katsina, Ekiti, Osun, Kwara assemblies, becomes minority in Oyo
El-Rufai’s wife justifies husband’s choice of Muslim deputy
I can’t sleep since loss to United – PSG’s Mbappe
One killed, another missing in fresh Kajuru attack
NJC begins hearing on petitions against Onnoghen, acting CJN
40 Boko Haram fighters killed in fresh attacks on military base
How Akpabio’s loyalists unleash mayhem on us —INEC
Mob torches INEC office in Imo as resident officer goes missing
US slashes imports of Nigerian crude by 43%
CBN urged to raise NIRSAL MFB capital to N100bn
Textile imports enough to fund budget deficit –Economist
Police seek help to arrest killers of Oyo rep
Oyo NURTW boss, Auxiliary, wife still alive — Police
Delta boat mishap: Four missing, 18 rescued — Police
Dismissed workers accuse fish firm of non-payment of entitlements
Police inspector slumps, dies while going to work
Thrift collector arrested for allegedly defrauding firm
Two female suicide bombers die in Adamawa attack
Police hold two for unlawful possession of firearm
Kwara has been set free from political bondage – Gov-elect
APC’s majority in legislature will fast-track Osun’s development, says Oyetola
Why I lost the governorship election — Agbaje
INEC officials involved in various levels of compromise, Isiaka alleges
Leadway Capital introduces online Will
LASG trains 350 artisans
Stock market records decline in investors’ participation
Oshiomhole handed APC gov ticket to a PDP senator – CPS
I can’t fit into politics, I’m too blunt – Olabintan Famutimi
ASUU should consider ‘debt forgiveness’ to end strike permanently –Abdulraheem, EX-UNILORIN VC
Suspended govs have opportunity to show remorse or be expelled — Eta, NWC VC
Mum made errant child do part of our gardener’s work — Daughter of Nigeria’s envoy to Republic of Congo
Arsenal end Man United’s unbeaten run
FIFA urged to probe Qatar World Cup claims
Late Hazard goal rescues Chelsea against Wolves
Ozornwafor’s aerial ability thrills Rohr
Women’s World Cup: Falcons, France tickets sold out
Couple films themselves raping children
80-year-old woman enrols for primary one, aims to become a teacher
Groom slaps bride in front of guests for teasing him
Sword swallower learns to insert sharp objects in nose
72-year-old woman weds lover after rejecting his proposals for 43 years
I only assisted, I didn’t write One for Tiwa Savage – Wale Turner
Multiple battles of helpless Nigerians living with artificial limbs
Elections have brought us more losses than gains –Airline operators, Transporters, others
Nokia unveils four smartphones
Nigeria among top 10 countries attacked by mobile malware
Interswitch to reward students with N12.5m scholarship
Editorial: Debts, insolvency driving states to bankruptcy
Sex on the altar and election genocide
Parable of the fool and his money
Still on remedying the power sector
Poor turnout in the governorship and House of Assembly elections

The Nation
Bagudu re-elected governor of Kebbi
Breaking: Gov Umahi re-elected in Ebonyi
PDP leads Oyo state with 27 out of 33 LGAs
PDP’s Ortom ahead in Benue
Ugwuanyi declared winner in Enugu
Polls: Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Makinde, AbdulRazaq win
Nigerian prof, envoy, 155 others die in Ethiopian Airlines crash
Lagosians have spoken, says Sanwo-Olu
Troops kill 41 suspected Boko Haram terrorists
Police vow to fish out Rep Olatoye’s killers
Ambode congratulates Sanwo-Olu, 40 APC Assembly members
INEC confirms widespread disruption of Rivers polls
Bagudu wins in 10 Kebbi councils
Lawmaker empowers widows, others
‘I was confident of Sanwo-Olu’s victory’
Anti-party godfatherism

It’s Official: Sanwoolu is Lagos Governor-elect
Ugwuanyi Wins, Declared Enugu Governor-elect
It’s Official: Abdulrazaq Wins in Kwara, Declared Governor-elect
Makinde, PDP Guber Candidate, Wins in Oyo
APC Wins 9 of 14 LGAs in Plateau
Ethiopian Air Crash: FG Condoles With Family of Late Amb. Bashua
Oyo APC Petitions INEC, Wants Governor-elect Arrested
Badaru Wins in Jigawa, as APC Sweeps 30 Assembly Seats
UN Mourns Victims of Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash
*Says ‘we have lost numerous members of staff from UN agencies’
Plateau Lawmaker Dies after Winning Polls
APC’s Inuwa Yahaya Declared Gombe Governor-elect
Naval Rating Feared Killed in Bayelsa Election Violence
Dapo Abiodun Wins 11 of 15 Ogun LGA Results Announced So Far
*APM 3, ADC 1
APC Wins Seven LGs, PDP Wins Four LGs in Kaduna
Sala’s Death: Pilot Dropped out of Commercial Training
INEC Suspends Electoral Processes in Rivers Indefinitely

Daily Trust
BREAKING: INEC declares Plateau guber poll inconclusive
Gov’ship: Excluded PPP candidates in Kano, Rivers write INEC
Bauchi gov’ship: INEC rejects results from Tafawa Balewa
Gov’ship: Observer group laments voter apathy, violence
Omission: Alternative party wants Kwara gov’ship cancelled
We’ll like to vote again – Septuagenarians
JUST IN: PDP leads in Kano after INEC declares results of 43 out of 44 LGAs
How UBA UK will serve trade, capital needs of African customers
Tambuwal retains lead as INEC announces results of 23 Sokoto LGAs
Ogun guber: INEC declares APC’s Dapo Abiodun winner, as APM kicks
Gov. Ambode congratulates Sanwo-Olu, Assembly members
Why Lamido’s son lost senatorial bid in Jigawa
Rohr: Moses has not reversed decision to quit Super Eagles
Arsenal go fourth as Solskjaer suffers first domestic defeat
Pepe winner sees Lille open gap in race for second
Nigeria yet to meet $2bn textile targets 4yrs after policy
CBN report says naira to appreciate further, inflation to rise
It is unproductive to borrow money for a troubled sector – Sekibo, Heritage MD
Female lawyers march to mark Int’l Women’s Day
AMAC, Abaji, Gwagwalada bosses win re-election
…Bwari, Kuje, Kwali polls declared inconclusive
Celebration of ’Yar Kyadawa
The North needs zonal, not regional elders
The intrigues on Abuja-Kaduna-Kano carriageway
Agenda for PMB (I)
UPDATED: Two Nigerians in Ethiopian air crash
U.S. citizens will need a visa to travel to Europe beginning in 2021
Man, 30, arrested over attempt to kill own father
SARS operative in police net over extortion, torture
Robbers attack police estate in Abuja
Editorial: Onset of Lent
On the realities of spurring employment via technology – Part I
NCS advises FG to prioritise digital dev’t
GSA sounds 5G security warning
Work-related gender gaps persist, but solutions are clear – ILO
Civil servants urged to shun corrupt practices
Why some people reap losses from agribusiness
Maize farmers meet in Daura, to pay N1.2bn ABP loan
Early rain threatens Katsina tomato farms

The Sun
Guber: Ayade, Okowa, Emmanuel coast to victory
…4 missing in Delta boat mishap
More measures to boost agric coming -Buhari
Twin bomb blasts rock Catholic Church in Adamawa
INEC suspends election in Rivers over violence
Sanwo-Olu blows away Agbaje in Lagos
…Ugwuanyi, Badaru return, Yahaya wins Gombe
History of Regina Pacis not complete without Obi – Manager
I’ll get records of failed projects’ contractors, Fashola tells SERAP
More measures to boost agric coming -Buhari
MJTF says troops killed 40 Boko Haram fighters in Borno
My successor above me in intellect, capacity –Shettima
PDP no longer has monopoly of control in South East –Ezeh
Ekiti: Bamidele’s tortuous journey to senate
APC ‘ll play firm role in emergence of NASS principal officers -Moghalu
Cleric berates politicians over unfulfilled promises
How influx of smuggled goods kills local industries
MAN advocates expanded tax net to raise govt revenue
Health expert stresses nutritional benefits of fruit juices
Oil, gas bid round as elixir for 2019 budget funding
Oil, gas fair l’ll boost local content penetration –NCDMB
Ekweremadu congratulates Ugwuanyi
Ebonyi guber poll: Umahi trounces Ogbuoji
Killings: Ajimobi, Akeredolu slam perpetrators
APC wins 22 Osun House of Assembly seats
Electoral victory, challenge to perform –Fayemi
Ambode congratulates Sanwo-Olu, Assembly members
Djokovic greets Sampras after victory
France 2019: Super Falcons, France tickets sold out
CAFCC : 10-man Rangers draw 1-1 in Ouagadougou
Lagos International Polo Cup begins Wednesday
Ighalo opens goal account for Shanghai Shenhua
FIBA Africa Basketball League: Rades, Defenders pick Elite 8 tickets
Musa, Ndidi shine in Al-Nassr, Leicester City wins
Nigerian player arrested in India for forgery
Super Eagles return: Victor Moses yet to change mind –Rohr
Rohr defends Onuachu, Ozornwafor Super Eagles call up
Peterside faces deportation from South Africa
Ubani calls for Media Marathon support
Tale of two slaves
Udom Emmanuel: God in crisis
Remedying the power sector
Re: Matters arising from Buhari’s victory
Women don’t be shy over that demand
Deeply divided country
Aero Contractors to carry out C-checks on Congo, Ghana civil aircraft
Stock market records N400bn gain in Feb
Restructuring: Continental Re to receive SEC’s final approval
International Women’s Day: Accion MFB gives N1m health cover to widows
Sunu Assurance to advance retail products
OPS demands revival of moribund industries

BREAKING: INEC Declares APC’s Dapo Abiodun Ogun Governor-Elect
BREAKING: INEC Declares PDP’s Seyi Makinde Oyo Governor-Elect
TRAGIC! Pius Adesanmi, Abiodun Bashua Among 157 Killed In Ethiopian…
Rivers: APC Kicks Against INEC Suspension Of Electoral Process
PDP To INEC: Announce Rivers Results Now
Oshiomhole defends deployment of military for polls
Buhari sympathises with Ethiopia over plane crash
APC clears 24 House of Assembly seats in Kwara
Ogun decides: APC leads in 11 local governments
BREAKING: INEC suspends electoral process In Rivers
Ogun decides: APM rejects election results
State polls: UK expresses concern over military interference in Rivers
LG retirees lament discriminatory pension in Kwara
BREAKING: APC’s Abdulrazaq beats PDP 16-0 in Kwara gov election
Governor Ahmed congratulates Kwara governor-elect, APC
INEC declares APC guber candidate, Sanwo-Olu winner of Lagos poll
BREAKING: Jubilation in Ebonyi as INEC declares Umahi winner in gov election
INEC declares APC’s Inuwa winner of Gombe governorship election
Kwara: PDP governorship candidate congratulates AbdulRazaq
My mother is hale and hearty ― Taye Currency
Plateau lawmaker dies after winning election
1 more LG to go: PDP’s Seyi Makinde leading APC’s Adelabu with 141,377 votes in 32 LGs announced by INEC
Enugu election: Governor Ugwuanyi wins reelection
Kebbi: Atiku Bagudu wins reelection
Gov Umahi in early lead in Ebonyi, clears 7 LGAs declared
Gov Abubakar in early lead in Bauchi, wins 11 LGs PDP wins 5
Delta gov poll: Okowa coasts home to victory
Plateau election: PDP leads with 341,893, as APC follows with 285,483
Kwara governor-elect calls for unity
APC candidate leads Tambuwal with 2,134 votes in 9 LGs declared in Sokoto
Ortom leading in Benue
Election: Six people reportedly died in Ondo
Oshiomhole defends deployment of military for polls
Buhari sympathises with Ethiopia over plane crash
APC clears 24 House of Assembly seats in Kwara
Ogun decides: APC leads in 11 local governments
State polls: UK expresses concern over military interference in Rivers
LG retirees lament discriminatory pension in Kwara
Ekunrawo Sets To Storm Music Industry
How I met Rudeboy —Lord Sky
Wasiu Ayinde’s new nickname
Bola Tinubu’s unusual birthday gift
Building On Ideals Of Awoism
Egbema: The river people who are still looking for water to drink
ITF To Enroll Trainees On Professional Certification In Computer
Shell spends $5m on projects in Nigerian Maritime University

The Guardian

Commission plans regulatory guidelines on e-waste for telecoms
Professionals chart new course for real estate revival
‘Coastal protection imperative for sustainable fishery economy’
Multinational troops kill 40 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms
Killings, violence trail gubernatorial, assembly polls
Observers allege destruction of democratic institutions, abuse of electoral guidelines, others
INEC’s declaration of Buhari as poll winner unconstitutional, says Nwabueze
Petty traders, lotto operators defy restriction of movement on election day in Lagos State
Genesis Global pastor marks birthday with standout conference
Djokovic hails Sampras after win at Indian Wells
Pakistan CC, Indians CC, others shine at Abuja Cricket League
Pochettino says top four could be Tottenham’s limit
Firmino, Mane keep Liverpool in touch with Man City
Villa’s Grealish punched by Birmingham fan
Sterling urges City to clinch quadruple
Low voter turnout amidst heavy security
‘Militarisation, fear of violence causes of apathy’
Those who worked behind the scene for Buhari’s victory
Nobody knows, anything
Ben Okri’s the freedom artist review
Editorial: The President’s tough stance
Memo to Mr. President
Ordinary elections… We no fit!
The pressure to deliver
Why tooth decay may make colon cancer more aggressive, by researchers
Chemicals found in carpets, floors, clothes damage sperm, make them weaker swimmers in both men, dogs
‘Measles, mumps, rubella vaccine does not cause autism’

Breaking: INEC declares Bauchi guber election inconclusive
A-Ibom guber: INEC declares Udom Emmanuel of PDP winner
APC’s candidate Mai Mala Buni wins Yobe guber election
Gov. Bello of APC wins with 526,412 votes in Niger
Buhari’s Re-Election And The Civil Service Reforms
Rohr Defends Decision To Invite Onuachu, Ozornwafor To Super Eagles
I&E Forex Window: Foreign Investors Increase Dollar Injection By 94% To $3.5bn
Merchant Banks Under Pressure To Reverse Declining Deposit Growth
Balance For Better: Society Must Be Deliberate In Breaking Glass Ceilings
2019 Elections: Happy Survival
Bandits Kill 17 In Zamfara, Kaduna; Several Injured
My Mission In UK Is To Propagate African Art, Culture And Heritage – Josephine Oboh-MacLeod
SEC Assures Investors Of Resolving Disputes In Timely Manner
Ogun Gov Poll: APM Rejects Results, As APC Wins 11 Of 15 LGAs
Closing Gender Gap Part Of CBN’s Corporate Strategy — Emefiele
Issa Aremu Congratulates Abdulrazaq
Nigerian-Born Writer, Prof Adesanmi Among Victims Of Crashed Ethiopian Airliner
APC Clears 25 Of 26 Assembly Seats In Ekiti
Edo Poly, US Consulate Partner On Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Recruitment Workshop
Sedated From Within: A Catalogue Of Nigeria’s Litany Of Woes
INEC Halts Polls In Rivers As Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, Others Win
INEC halts polls in Rivers as Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, others win
Pius Adesanmi, Nigerian scholar killed in ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines
Breaking: INEC declares Sanwo-Olu winner of Lagos Governorship poll
Buhari sympathises with Ethiopia over plane crash
Guber polls: UK expresses concern over role of military in Rivers
A-Ibom guber: INEC declares Udom Emmanuel of PDP winner
I will continue to put interest of ordinary Edo people first – Obaseki
‘Join us as we battle our orchestrated loss’ – Fayose mocks Ajimobi
APC Victory: Osinbajo, deputy gov, Adebule, GAC members visit Tinubu
Abiodun leads in Ogun election
Pitch invader punches player in Aston Villa’s derby win at Birmingham
Breaking: Arsenal inflict first domestic defeat on Solskjaer
Hazard late show rescues Chelsea in Wolves draw
Dovizioso edges Marquez to win season-opening Qatar MotoGP
Onyeka Onwenu, others applaud outstanding performances of Hymntestants
Yaw, BigTimi, other influencers join #HealingInAPhone Twitter trend
There’s great confidence when around someone you’ve had sex with – Inem Peter
Every responsible woman should get married – Sylvia Olisa
Nollywood actress, Angel Ufuoma begs married men to leave her alone


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