News Headlines Mar 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
9th National Assembly: Deft moves begin over Senate Presidency
Lagos collapsed building: Mother loses child, another critically injured
INEC promises to work with National Assembly on electoral reforms
Benue rerun: PDP picks Mark, Ortom, Suswam, others as polling agents I
FA charge Arsenal over pitch invasion
United’s Champions League q’final tie may be reversed
Van Dijk fancies Ajax in UCL q’final
Rotherham boss hails Ajayi
Moses adapting to ‘difficult’ Turkish league
Madrid agree €50m deal for Porto’s Militao
Nigeria won 700 medals under my reign – Dalung
Injured Dembele out for four weeks
Abuja hosts archery workshop
Criticism won’t make me change – United’s Lingard
Obaseki to explore more venues for Edo 2020
Cape Verdean ref for Eagles, Seychelles clash
Stakeholders pay last respect to Ogunjobi
Writers’ association dedicates 2019 international confab to Pius Adesanmi
Stop saying your children are drawing jagajaga — Biodun Omolayo
Armed robbery suspect, octogenarian armourer arrested in Delta
Police nab robbers, recover stolen motorcycles in Niger
Lagos collapsed building: Mother loses child, another critically injured
Police arrest four more suspects for Oyo Rep murder
Police probe discovery of floating corpse on River Osun
Two corpers to repeat service in Benue for absconding
Family kicks as hoodlums destroy multi-million naira property in Ondo
PDP condoles with victims of Lagos building collapse
Osinbajo meets Adamawa, Bauchi govs over supplementary elections
‘Ihedioha’s victory has ended tyranny in Imo’
Oyo Reps lobby for Dogara’s job
Amosun, APM leaders decide next move
I’ll surpass Saraki’s achievements in four years, says senator-elect
Imo Action Alliance wants returning officer arrested
Derivatives market: NSE to train compliance, operations officers
UAC appoints new group finance director
Firm urges FG to reconstitute SEC board
Stock market reverses gains, reverts to losing streak
3Line to drive financial inclusion with digital thrift savings
Stanbic IBTC to provide N18bn facility for Eland Oil & Gas
Author advises pupils to go beyond textbooks
Lagos school shines at global enterprise challenge
Men’s health: Management of testicular pain
Sleeping on weekends doesn’t make up for sleep loss
Time to raise awareness of endometriosis –Ajayi
Foundation to provide medical, surgical aid to 4,000 people
Editorial: Police, Ambode, act now on motorcyclists’ violence
The art & science of asking
Pius Adesanmi: Tribute to a benefactor
Election muddle and our soft power deficits
Smart voters, NBC’s sanctions, and ethnic bashing

The Nation
Tribunal grants Buhari, APC access to poll items
Our agony, by survivors of Lagos building collapse
Tinubu seeks adequate treatment for them
INEC weighs four options on Rivers polls today
100 senators-elect, 338 House members get certificates of return
Optimism as INEC gives out certificates of return
There is a plot to cripple me politically, Okorocha cries out
Sokoto PDP, APC prepare for rerun
Lagos PDP congratulates APC
Buhari deserves victory, say Ekiti elders
What future for Oyo APC?
ARG lauds peaceful polls
Southwest APC congratulates Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, others
Online shopping in Nigeria, others may hit $75b by 2025
Shell sets carbon reduction targets
Hello Tractor, CTA partner to support small holder farmers
‘Why we’re committed to gender-balanced workplace’
‘It‘s time for women to identify their strengths’
Industrial Training Fund trains 700 youths in ICT
City Beats
Rotary Club empowers the less privileged
‘Try building law breakers’
‘Consumers will enjoy benefits of smart products’
Rotary Club empowers the less privileged
Owners demand N50m compensation for demolished Ogudu houses
Agent remanded for ‘defrauding’ 125 accommodation seekers of N25m
The fury of the demos and the task ahead

I Deserve to be Principal Officer in 9th Senate, Says Tinubu
Okoroacha: INEC Can’t Withdraw My Mandate
Buhari Expresses Sadness as Lagos Building Collapse Kills Nine, Injures 64
Mike Oludoyi: Passion for Luxury Automobiles
Gidi Fest Rolls Out Plans for Sixth Edition
NFVCB Leads Campaign Against Hate Speech
How Celebrities Partied Hard at MTV Base’s 14th Anniversary
Seyi Shay Set to Perform at Boisdale
Beverly Naya’s Documentary to Open iREP
PISTIS Foundation to Drive Medical Aid to 4,000 Nigerians
Reflecting on the Legacy of Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Goodnight to the Organ Grandmaster, Pa James Adekunle
ERA Celebrates International Women’s Day
Tecno Launches New Camon 11 Camera with AI Technology
Church Pledges to Raise People of Distinction in Lagos
Pinnick Restates Africa’s Backing for 48-team World Cup
Nigerian Football Stakeholders Bid Ogunjobi Final Farewell
Mfon Udoh, Ilechukwu Win LBA for February
On The Cusp of Another Crisis
Oyetola’s 100 Days of Impactful Governance
Kano and Ibadan Offer Lessons in Fight Against Corruption
PDP Decries APC’s Justification of Killings in Rivers
Corporate Nigeria Backs 2019 DOAMF Charity Golf
Europa: Giroud’s Hat-trick against Dynamo Move Chelsea into Q’final
Man Utd May Face Champions League Fixture Reversal
Heineken Excites Fans as English Clubs Dominate UEFA Champions League
Adekuoroye Eyes Return to World Number 1 Spot

Tribunal Grants PMB, APC Permission To Inspect Election
1,000 Buildings Under Threat Of Collapse On Lagos Island
JUST-IN: I’m Not In Coma, My Driver Not Dead – el-Rufai
UPDATED: Court Stops INEC From Holding Supplementary Election In Adamawa
FG Orders NNPC To Take Over OML 11 From Shell
INEC Refuses Okorocha Return Of Certificate
APC, PDP Each Wins 11 Seats In Adamawa State House Of Assembly Poll
Turkey, US And Russian S-400 Missile Defence System
Ajimobi, Okorocha, Ganduje: An Unfolding Story
Final Meltdown For The Saraki Hegemony
As 2160 Benefit From SMEDAN Conditional Cash Grant
Supplementary Election: Sokoto APC Accuses INEC, Security Agencies Of Complicity
Harnessing Katsina’s Tourism Goldmine
Ubi, Iyanya Trade Blame Over Tekno’s ‘Duro’
I Believe There Is Money In Art – Anduart
Exclusively Woman: #BalanceforBetter: How Feasible In Nigeria?
Zamfara Defy Odds To Vote In Governorship/ State Assembly Elections
As 2160 Benefit From SMEDAN Conditional Cash Grant
Supplementary Election: Sokoto APC Accuses INEC, Security Agencies Of Complicity
Zamfara Defy Odds To Vote In Governorship/ State Assembly Elections scramble For Kebbi’s Number 1 Seat Through The Ballot Box
NIMASA DG Seeks More Women Participation In Maritime Sector
FG’s $195m Maritime Security Contract Will Fail – Ex Naval Chief
Danbatta Lauds NCC’s Regulatory Excellence, Operational Efficiency
TCN Procures Power Reactors For Jos, 2 Other 330KV Substations
Presidential Election Was Free, Fair – Sen Abdullahi
Assessing INEC’s 2019 General Election
Group Faults INEC Committee’s Visit To Rivers
Ajimobi, Oyo Governor-elect Prepare For Hitch-free Transition
Barcelona Rule Injured Dembele Out For Up To Four Weeks
EDITORIAL: Task Before The 9th NASS
Turkey, US And Russian S-400 Missile Defence System
Final Meltdown For The Saraki Hegemony
Ihedioha: Making Imo Work Again
Ajimobi, Okorocha, Ganduje: An Unfolding Story
aHiglights Of March 9th: When Nigerians Didn’t Go To The Polls
Conclusively Inconclusive
Imam Ali (AS): The Great And Most Oppressed Companion
Harnessing Katsina’s Tourism Goldmine
Exclusively Woman: #BalanceforBetter: How Feasible In Nigeria?
Elect Senate President Based On Federal Character Principle – Jev
Clerical Ignominy
Powder Tomato Processing Business
Beggars’ Strike…
Economic Value Of Career Fairs: Pan Atlantic University Example
Updates On Nigerian-born Inventors: Abu Zaria Developed Drone Using Local Materials
Ethiopian Air Fatality: Is Air Travel Still Safe?

The Sun
Court restrains INEC from conducting supplementary governorship election in Adamawa
Inconclusive elections: Osinbajo meets Bindow, Abubakar
Tribunal orders INEC to allow Buhari, APC inspect election materials
It’s insulting for INEC to withhold my certificate –Gov
Supplementary poll: 5 arrested for buying PVCs in Kano
Senators-elect task Buhari, APC
We’ll work together for Abia –Kalu
Past efforts to industrialise leather policy slow –Onu
Akwa Ibom, Benue, Rivers top HIV/AIDS prevalence
…FG, UNAIDS sign cooperation agreement
World Glaucoma Week: Obaseki assures on responsive policies to tackle ailment
Safeguard social amenities, Delta govt urges communities
Kaduna guber: We’ll reclaim our mandate -Umar
There’ll never be repeat of Amosun’s era in Ogun -Oladunjoye
Ebonyi guber: Why Ogbuoji lost –Chima
Boeing orders suspension of ‘global fleet’ of 737 MAX8
DANAG Table Water debuts with promise of healthier drinking experience
Jumia ignores Nigerian market, lists on New York Exchange
Inconclusive polls: INEC operating double standards –PDP
Heavy presence of soldiers in Akwa Ibom accounted for low voters’ turnout –Observers
INEC to hold Assembly supplementary elections in Ebonyi
Imo North senatorial election not decided – INEC
Massive turnout for Trophy 5-a-side football tourney
I’m not a regular everyday girl –Amanda Ebeye, actress
The fall of political gods
Benefits of working without salary
Pius Adesanmi lives that many others may live
Pride goeth before destruction
Using corn silk as medicine
Menopause: No cause for worries
World Kidney Day: Expert warns against abuse of painkillers
Obaseki flags off EU/FG water reticulation project in Uromi
Heavy presence of soldiers in Akwa Ibom accounted for low voters’ turnout –Observers
Over 1,000 buildings unfit for human habitation on Lagos Island -Expert

9th Senate: Battle For Leadership Positions Heats Up
Lagos Island Collapse Building: Tears As Families Count Losses
Obasanjo To Seyi Makinde: Run A Govt That’ll Make Oyo People…
PDP To INEC: Declare Our Elections Results As You Did In Ogun
With 1.9 Million Nigerians Living With HIV, We Can’t Celebrate…
35 Persons arrested for drug offences in Anambra
Drug Abuse: NGO trains volunteers to curb menace
NYSC to review, reform mobilisation process ― Kazaure
Resume immediately, elections are over, Obiano tells cabinets
FCTA warns developers to desist from changing land-use arbitrary
Sokoto: APC accuses INEC, security agents of working for PDP
NYSC coordinator advises Corps members to be self-reliant
EFCC docks woman for N21.9 million investment fraud
FCTA shares 2.6 billion to Area Councils, others in January
INEC fixes March 23 for Bayelsa Assembly supplementary election
Kwara: Man alleges threat to life over WAEC certificate saga
I was not in coma, enemies spread fake news ― el-Rufai
Facebook blames server configuration change for blackout issues
Obiano condoles victims of Onitsha accident, sets up investigative panel
Lagos building collapse: One of my daughters still missing, parent cries out
Armed bandits killed 17 vigilante in Kaduna ― Police
Oyetola appoints SSG, CoS
We will not fail Kaduna people ― Senator-elect, Uba Sani
All US diplomats have left Venezuela, says Mike Pompeo
2019 elections: NLC urges Atiku, others to seek legal redress
Offa robbery trial: Court adjourns abruptly, citing security reasons
Onitsha tanker explosion: Buhari commiserates with victims
Osun govt committed to joint ownership of LAUTECH ― Oyetola
INEC presents Certificate of Return, as Okorocha kicks
Olu of Warri’s palace chaplain urges youths to use their talents for God
Buhari unveils Nigeria’s AIDS indicator, impact survey results
Border security: FG to implement ECOWAS biometric identity card
Five Dead, 36 Injured In Foot Bridge Collapse In Mumbai
BREAKING: Brexit: UK MPs rejects ‘no-deal’ option
US refuses to ground Boeing 737 Max aircraft
As New Faces Take Charge In States
NOUN’s Maiduguri Centre’s Enrollment Rises Despite Insurgency
Over 100,000 primary, secondary school teachers benefit from FG’s…
Speak up on sexual, physical violence, Lagos govt tells students
UNILORIN to re-brand as global varsity —VC

Daily Trust
Yola Connect: ‘Youth must realise their importance in nation building’
How I became the most beautiful girl in Nigeria – Anita
Help children cultivate reading culture, stakeholders tasked
Youths, time to strive for leadership positions
Facebook struggles into day 2 of global outage
My commitment to greater Nigeria appreciated by Nigerians – Buhari
HIV: Aisha Buhari urges regular testing to prevent mother-to-child transmission
PDP optimistic of success in supplementary polls
May 29: FG tasks inauguration committee on successful swearing-in
Don’t pocket democracy for personal gain, Obasanjo tells Makinde
‘How we were made to sell our votes’
Inconclusive polls: Voters, observers chide politicians over politics of disruption
Meet Zamfara State Governor-elect, Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris
Nigeria wins 700 medals in 3 years – Dalung
Mfon Udoh, Ilechukwu win LBA February awards
Nigeria host All Africa Senior Badminton Championship April
Total signs PSC deal to explore oil on Nigeria-Sao Tome border
TCN deploys 3 reactors to stabilise voltage at 330KV Jos substation, 2 others
Oil block: We’ve not sighted any memo directing OML 11 take over – NNPC
Lagos building collapse: Tinubu urges adequate medical treatment for victims
Lagos collapsed building: Hundreds turn up for blood donation
Road accident: Police confirm 7 dead,12 injured in Anambra
Inadequate understanding of ‘inconclusive’ elections
2019 Elections: The morning after
Still on remedying the power sector
Next Senate President: Lest we repeat 2015 mistake
Final meltdown for the Saraki hegemony
KENYA: MPs probe 10km border fence that cost $35m
UNITED STATES: Senate revolt against Trump over border
GERMANY: Volkswagen boss apologises for Nazi gaffe
Man, 32, remanded for impersonating customs boss
35 persons arrested for drug offences in Anambra
Two men accused of armed robbery remanded in prison
Editorial: Declare war on fall army worms
No forex for textile importers
On the realities of spurring employment via technology – Part I
NCS advises FG to prioritise digital dev’t
GSA sounds 5G security warning
Shettima not owing salaries, pensions, gratuities–NLC
Work-related gender gaps persist, but solutions are clear – ILO
Civil servants urged to shun corrupt practices
Why FG should solve issues in new textile policy
AgNet to facilitate $3.4bn new agribusiness investments by 2023
2019 Anchor Borrowers Programme targets 100,000 cotton farmers nationwide — Minister
‘Girls should get quality education’
Stakeholders praise Ekiti gov’t over exam fees payment
Commonwealth countries to promote peace, democracy
The month of Rajab is here
Muslim worshippers’ attacker gets 5-year jail term
1.5 million Muslims ‘could be detained in China’s Xinjiang’
How I became the most beautiful girl in Nigeria – Anita
Tiwa Savage to perform at Wireless Festival
FEC approves 64.7m Euros for Kano water project
Women inclusion as panacea to environmental challenges in Africa
Offa robbery: Court adjourned case abruptly over security of life
Presidential poll: Buhari asks Tribunal to grant access to inspect materials

The Guardian

SeekMed offers quality services with disruptive mobile app
U.S. navy, others to tackle illegal maritime activities
Nigeria, Sao Tome move to exploit 500m barrels of oil
Three Keke NAPEP riders nabbed for alleged gang rape of minor
Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Osun
Buhari condoles with victims of Onitsha tanker accident
‘I lost three children to the building collapse, the only surviving one has a broken leg’
Oyetola appoints Oyebamiji SSG, Akinola CoS
Akingbola lied about buying shares for Intercontinental Bank, says witness
Archers converge on Abuja as federation holds officiating workshop
Pomp as Nigerian football bids Ogunjobi final farewell
UEFA may switch Man United’s tie as Champions League draws hold today
Dalung identifies states’ poor budget allocations as sports sector’s bane
FIFA to take final decision on 48-team 2022 World Cup in June
PwC, Zenith Bank, more corporate organisations sign for DOAMF Charity tourney
Abia SDP faults polls as Imo stakeholders task INEC on results
X-raying the Ogun four-sided battle
APC, PDP differ over polls’ outcome in Southwest zone
Lawmakers task presidency, APC on ninth senate leadership
Editorial: Gender stereotype, girls and science education
2019 electoral conduct: The players and the puppets
Calm down, it’s only four years!
Our country versus our country
International women’s month
Government intensifies priorities on infrastructure development to drive manufacturing
Glo set for CEO forum, calls for African economic growth
Airtel Nigeria unveils 0901 as new number range
Chaos, losses loom over B737Max ‘plunge’


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