News Headlines Mar 19, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 19, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Run-offs: APC, PDP woo voters with money, gifts, lobby other parties
Ogun APC warns banks against granting Amosun loans, overdrafts
CCT opens trial against Onnoghen, calls first witness
PDP, Atiku assemble 400 witnesses against Buhari’s victory
My two remaining months, a long distance, says Amosun
Alleged withdrawals: Imo doesn’t have N17bn, Okorocha tells Ihedioha
Man kills brother-in-law over N30,000 debt in Ondo
Trader accuses LASG officials of extortion during demolition of distressed building
Success’ viral video: Delta suspends school head, sets up panel
Ogun APC warns banks against granting Amosun loans, overdrafts
A challenging week of rubbles or rubble?
CCT opens trial against Onnoghen, calls first witness
Rep-elect presents certificate of return to MC Oluomo
Fayose’s trial: Court admits Obanikoro dead aide’s statement
Court sacks Omo-Agege faction of Delta APC
Out-of-school children’s parents may face trial —FG
Fans go wild over Messi’s stunning chip
Man kills brother-in-law over N30,000 debt in Ondo
Trader accuses LASG officials of extortion during demolition of distressed building
Alleged money ritual victim not our worker – NOHIL
Six killed in Cross River cult, communal clashes
UNILAG gang rape: Change of counsel stalls trial
Court sentences man to death for robbing, shooting stepmother, stepsister
10 killed in Imo cult clash
Teenager loses sight in Oyo after alleged SARS torture
Four rescued from another Lagos building collapse
Don’t cause crisis in Kano, group warns residents
Ajimobi, APC vow to reclaim Oyo from Makinde, PDP in 2023
Why I worked against Abiodun –Adebutu
PDP chief asks INEC to allow Atiku access to electoral materials
Five firms bid for Afam, Yola power companies
Textile industry: Emefiele faults LCCI position on forex restriction
Money is not for spending
FG recorded N977bn expenditure shortfall in 2017 — FRC
FG to redeem N139.6bn Treasury bills, bonds …as CBN auctions N48.6bn T-bills this week
Nigeria’s export to France, Spain, three others hit N2.286tn
Seychelles clash: England-based duo, Ighalo land in Asaba
Tani: The child refugee turned New York chess champion
Awoniyi, Nwakali for Libya U-23 AFCON tie
Dennerby invites 30 home-based players ahead of World Cup
La Liga: Struggling Rayo Vallecano sack coach Michel
JAMB partners security agencies on cyber crime, malpractices
JUNSTI pleads with Al-Makura to implement 2013 promotion
Ado Poly inaugurates 42 advisory c’ttees, promotes 145 workers
AAU charges senior staff on productivity
UNILORIN to build 6,000 capacity lecture theatres — Director
All AOCOED courses have full accreditation — Provost
Warner studios head steps down after reported affair with actress
How to manage Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Dementia can also affect young people – Neurologist
Early detection, treatment can curb oral disease, says Adewole
‘Getting adequate sleep vital to living healthy lives’
Initiatives to reduce data cost important — Ehimuan-Chiazor
Nigeria’s Internet speed ranks low amid rising 3G, 4G subscriptions
Data warehousing will aid digital economy – Experts
GIGM unveils enterprise partner model
Editorial: Maritime sector needs urgent rescue
Transition gap: A looters’ charter
Dear Lagos, before you demolish
Endless glowing tributes on Pius Adesanmi
Female empowerment: The example from Anambra

The Nation
C/River tribunal receives petitions from Ndoma-Egba, 10 others
Plateau: rerun election will be walk over, says Lalong
Akpabio approaches tribunal to reclaim mandate
APC chieftain to INEC: you’ve a lot to tell Nigerians on Bauchi election
Bauchi: Row over INEC’s decision to resume collation of result
Boko Haram terrorists attack Adamawa community
PDP alleges intimidation of collation officers
Why I ordered Onnoghen’s suspension, by CCT chair
Anxiety in Benue, Kano, Bauchi ahead of elections
Soldiers recall night of horror in Rivers
CBN eyes $10b revenue from palm oil
How we probed suspended CJN, by CCB investigator
Freight forwarders deplore port concession
NBA president’s trial: Defence seeks summary of witnesses’ evidence
Presidential election: PDP, Atiku file petition a day to deadline
Akwa Ibom: How underdog tag helped Emmanuel
Power of elections
Ibarapa agitates for Oyo Speaker
‘Sanwo-Olu will not disappoint Lagosians’
Group accuses Ebonyi APC governorship candidate of diverting campaign funds
Southern Kaduna community blasts El-Rufai for bias, arrest of leaders
AFCON Qualifier: Ighalo, Iwobi, Ajayi early birds in Eagles’ camp
Yobo to Gernot Rohr: Use Seychelles tie to test new legs
Real Betis fans shun defeat to hail rampaging Messi
Inter Milan slam £68million price tag on Mauro Icardi
Crotch-grabbing celebration: Ronaldo to face UEFA hammer
ICC U-19 Cricket World Africa Qualifier: Nigeria beats Namibia to continue good run
Freight forwarders deplore port concession
Our results show exceptional financial health, says Zenith Bank
New CAC for Apapa port
NB pioneers first solar powered brewery
‘Enterprises in fear of post-digitilisaton’
Tide against commercial motorcyclists, tricyclists
Drama as LASEMA, LASBCA disagree on collapsed building
Sanwo-Olu condemns cases of Lagos collapsed buildings
‘I’m afraid of returning to school’
Kosoko to APC winners: your victory historic
EFCC arraigns suspected visa racketeer
Court remands factory worker for defiling three year-old girl
Kaduna: 6,000 babies at risk of HIV in 2019 – UNICEF
Robber to hang for shooting, matcheting step-mum, step-sister
Blackface reignites feud with 2Baba in a diss track ‘War’
Ice Prince thrills Abuja fans at food expo
NFVCB to introduce security seal, curb unwholesome films
Ibadan communities celebrate electricity after 15 years blackout – News
Karma and the parable of ‘Filadefia’
Editorial: Neither here nor there

BPE Receives Five Bids for Yola Disco, Afam Genco
Gunmen Kill Army Commander
Firm to Support Solar Entrepreneurs
LCCI Faults Forex Ban on Textile Products
Samsung Has Transformed Nigeria into FPSO Construction Hub, Says NCDMB
APC to Challenge C’River Elections Outcome at Tribunal
Doorstep Dispatch Services Firm Unveiled.
Complete Abeokuta-Ibadan Rail Project Before May, FG Orders CCECC
Dennerby Calls 30 Home-based Players to Camp
Shell: Erosion of Business Environment May Affect Our Nigerian Operations
Success’s Viral Video: Delta Suspends Head Teacher over Illegal Fees
Benue PDP Petitions IG over Supplementary Governorship Poll
Judge’s Absence Stalls Arraignment of Ex-NIA DG, Wife
NPFL: Bassey Dedicates Akwa Utd’s Victory over Heartland to Gov Udom
Odegha Surges into NNPC GMD’s Cup Lead
Marked Lagos Building Collapses during Demolition
Panic in Bauchi as Gunmen Kill Army Garrison Commander
Constituents Have Rights to Question, Correct Me, Says Senator Adeola
Bauchi APC Kicks against INEC’s Decision on Guber Election
Dennerby Calls 30 Home-based Players to Camp

Daily Trust
Shekarau, Mandiya, Ndume top lawmakers with highest votes
Onnoghen charged before investigation concluded, CCT told
Alleged fraud: Suspended SEC DG Gwarzo to know fate April 12
EFCC gets court’s nod to amend charge against Babachir Lawal
Fayose’s trial: Court admits dead man’s statement
NSCIA condemns New Zealand terrorist attacks
JUST IN: Boko Haram attacks Michika town in Adamawa
Money laundering: Court fixes April 17 for NBA president’s trial
Bauchi governorship election: APC tells INEC not to give undue advantage to PDP
Bauchi poll: Gov Abubakar meets Buhari, as INEC resumes collation today
APC seeks cancellation of C’River gov’ship poll
PDM heads to court over Bauchi gov’ship
Ighalo, Iwobi, others storm Eagles’ camp ahead Seychelles clash
Ogbeide proud despite Champions League exit
France 2019: Dennerby calls 30 home players to camp
CBN approves single digit interest loan for oil palm investors
Traders protest FG’s re-concession of Lagos Trade Fair complex
BPE confirms receipt of bids for Yola DiSco, Afam
FCT rerun polls: I will not rig to win elections, says Kuje chair
Group declares support for Kwali APC candidate
Ice Prince thrills Abuja fans at food expo
The CP in Kano: Man of the moment
Unleashed power of zero
INEC’s floundering and inconclusive elections
Party supremacy, NASS leadership and the Presidency
Re-founding the Nigerian State and Buhari’s Next Level
SAUDI ARABIA: Crown prince ‘stripped of some authority’
ZAMBIA: Hundreds apply for M/East maid, driver jobs
THE NETHERLANDS Shooting: Police arrest suspect after 3 killed
Man bags death sentence for robbing, attacking own 90-year-old mother with machete
Alleged defilement: Confusion in court as suspect absconds
Teacher accused of raping colleague to know fate May 9
Editorial: One building collapse too many
Kannywood mourn Producer Rabiu Haruna
British actor Idris Elba plays Nigerian DJ in new series
Experts demand action on dangerous mercury use in gold mining
2019: Should INEC exercise prosecutorial powers?
China strengthens patent, investment laws

The Sun
EFCC clamps down on outgoing govs
Gov to sue INEC over decision to resume collation of results in Bauchi
Court sacks senator-elect, Omo-Agege, others
Atiku, PDP file petition against Buhari’s victory
…Party tasks soldiers on March 23 supplementary polls
Rivers: Security threatens, intimidates electoral, collation officers
Atiku, PDP file petition against Buhari’s victory
Obi of Onitsha calls for revival of reading culture
Obiano reviews 5-year governance
Trade Fair traders protest re-concession of complex
NAF boss makes case for qualitative education
Building collapse: Lagos’ll experience urban renewal under my tenure –Sanwo-Olu
No certificate of return for Okorocha, INEC insists
Poll lapses: Blame card reader, not Buhari, group tells Obi
Election victory: Enugu workers congratulate Ugwuanyi
Inconclusive polls: PDP chieftain tasks Buhari on neutrality
Alleged anti-party activities: APC suspends Airhiavbere in Edo
Reasons you should open savings account
WorldPay payments firm in $43bn sale to US rival
IBM says banks consider following JPMorgan into digital currency
Access Bank grosses N95bn profit in 2018
Heritage Bank urges start-ups to support Nigeria’s aspiration as ICT hub
Adamawa senator-elect faults INEC on inconclusive elections
Benue re-run: PDP raises alarm over alleged plot by Akume to rig
March 9: Nobody can handpick governor for Rivers – Abe
I am not afraid of rerun — Lalong
Tokyo 2020 warns over lack of buses for Olympic, Paralympic Games
Wilder: Why I rejected $100m deal
Ighalo, Iwobi, Ajayi early birds in Eagles’ camp
U-23 AFCON Qualifier: Awoniyi, Dennis storm Tunis
UEFA charges Ronaldo over celebration
Belgian League: Osimhen scores 12th goal to wrap up season
France 2019: Dennerby calls 30 home girls to camp
…Says don’t expect too much from Falcons
Mosque shootings: England to pay tribute to New Zealand victims
Pacquiao, Spence Jr challenge possible
Abramovich prepares Sarri sack
Bangladesh FIFA official arrested for ‘defaming’ PM Hasina
Blackface reignites feud with 2Baba in a diss track ‘War’
British actor Idris Elba plays Nigerian DJ in new series
The Anambra example in leadership
Untangling the role of journalists in reporting elections
Okorocha’s swan song
Senate President: Making a case for Ahmad Lawan
Unbelievable pranks I played as a child
Imo, history in reverse
CBN, govs collaborate to revive $10bn oil palm industry
Afreximbank seeks increased use of factoring to boost SMEs’ access to finance
Access Bank’s N15bn Green Bond fully subscribed –GMD
Nigeria’s fundamentals, market depth our attraction –AXA CEO
UBA earnings hit N494bn as profit rises to N106.8bn
Equities market re-opens trading week in red
Day rainstorm wreaked havoc in nation’s premier varsity
21 Bauchi schoolgirls bag varsity scholarship to study engineering
Alake, Awosika, VC task new students to shun cultism, drug abuse
Kebbi Govt promises to settle ASUU KSUST allowances
Children’s Literature: $100,000 NLNG Prize up for grabs

The Guardian
Buhari doesn’t need NJC to appoint me, says acting CJN
PDP, Atiku file petition against victory of APC, Buhari
AMCON may disengage non-performing AMPs
Buhari backs gov to sue INEC over Bauchi polls
How long will Pompeo serve? Until Trump ‘tweets me out’
Nigeria, others maximise output cut grace to stabilise
Court admits dead man’s statement in Fayose’s trial
Four scavengers injured in collapsed Lagos building
Do not admit unqualified candidates, JAMB tells institutions
Injured Aina, Kalu out as Ighalo, Iwobi arrive in Asaba camp
No trophy, no regrets as Federer departs Indian Wells for Miami
Wilder rejects $100m+ to fight Joshua
Sarri hanging on to Chelsea job by a thread, says Dorigo
Awoniyi, Nwakali top Olympic Eagles’ squad for Libya clash
Gambling Germany boss Loew goes all-in ahead of Serbia friendly
Tinubu’s ambition threatens South West’s interests in 9th National Assembly
Examining Daniel’s dagger to Atiku, PDP’s political jugular
Killing Nigeria’s democracy with ­­military involvement in polls
Are we still villagers?
Editorial: Executive-legislature relationship, this time
Between Aregbesola and PMB
Buhari Presidency: Four years of bold economic reforms and growth
Kusa, Ndigbo in Lagos and politics of ethnicity
Nigeria Decides: While men slept…
Zenith Bank posts N232b PBT, proposes N2.80 dividend in 2018
Stock market reopens bearish, indices down by N7 billion
Weak Nigerian corporate performance depresses consumer goods earnings
FG unveils PEBEC App to boost business environment


Rivers polls: INEC, Police betrayed us,says Nigerian Army
Breaking: Atiku asks tribunal to sack Buhari, declare him winner
2019 poll: Surprises, unanswered questions and the battle to come
Court Adjourns NBA Prersident’s Trial Till April 17
FG Cuts Oil Output By 400,000 Bpd
Oil Exploration, Production, Others Gasp For $11trn Investment–- OPEC
Expert Links Treatment Failure To Fake Drugs
Ighalo, Iwobi, Ajayi Early Birds In Eagles’ Camp
Man Kills Brother-In-Law Over N30,000 Debt In Ondo
ALLEGED N2.2BN FRAUD: Court Admits Evidence Against Fayose
SDP NASS Candidate Drags INEC To Tribunal
AXA Mansard Promotes Youth Sports At World School Games
MASSOB Condemns Killings In Ebonyi, Kaduna, Taraba, Others By Herdsmen
Group Charges S-East Govs To Partner FG For Devt
Anambra: Atiku Support Group Warns PDP Against Compromise With APC
Buhari’s Election’ll Further Develop N-Delta — Group
March 23 Re-Run Polls In Plateau, A Walk-Over — Lalong
Herders/Farmers Crisis, Others My Top Priority —Yero, Senator-Elect
ELECTRICITY: Why We Are Not Connecting New GENCOs — TCN
Shareholders Appraise Zenith Bank’s Cost Management
CCT TRIAL: My asset declaration forms tampered with – Onnoghen
JAMB to publish names of impersonators for past 10 years – Registrar
Inconclusive Polls : I am pursuing the legal angle – Bauchi Governor
Breaking: Federal High Court sacks Erue led Delta APC exco
PDM protests exclusion, rejects Bauchi Gov result
Why Sanw-Olu, deputy governor-elect met Buhari in Aso Rock
France 2019: Dennerby calls 30 home girls to camp
Osimhen scores his 12th league goal in Belgium
Awoniyi, Nwakali top Olympic Eagles’ squad for Libya clash
Balotelli not fit enough to play for Italy – Mancini
Eradicating payola a possibility – Layydoe
DRC star gets suspended French sentence for rape of minor
Blackface reignites feud with 2Baba in a diss track ‘War’
Ice Prince thrills Abuja fans
Breaking: Many feared dead, scores injured, houses razed in fresh Agatu communal clash
Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with $40k electric car
Expert links treatment failure to fake drugs


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