News Headlines Mar 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Mar 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Supplementary polls: APC, PDP battle for Sokoto, Ganduje leads in Kano
If Buhari went to court thrice without reasonable cause, Atiku should go too — Obasanjo
Speaker: Gbajabiamila, Namdas, 13 others in hot race, PDP plans opposition candidate
Escapee, whose funeral had held, recounts encounter with Leah Sharibu in B’Haram camp
BREAKING: INEC declares APC’s Lalong winner of Plateau governorship election
Abuja-Kaduna rail to get more coaches, locos
Mercedes unveils new GLC coupe, celebrates ageless G-Class
Lagos warns against buying vehicles with mechanical faults
Impatience, major cause of gridlock on Lagos roads — Traffic Radio GM, Akanle
I’m a goofball, make lots of jokes – Simi
Inspiration for Mokalic came in a mechanic’s workshop –Kunle Afolayan
Popito tangles with Teni Entertainer on Las Las
Fadeyi Oloro cries for help
The industry is tough for rookies – Yannick Phillipe
Mega 99’s new house ‘unveiled’
Social Entrepreneur, Misan Rewane, on Glo-powered African Voices
Tito.Dafire unveils new studio
Acting doesn’t put food on my table anymore, says Chief Kanran
Working with Tonto Dikeh for six years was hell –Former associate
Police arrest guards over killing of colleague while on duty
INEC and the burden of under-performing political parties
Female president will govern Nigeria better — Ex-Anambra gov, Etiaba
Supplementary polls: Armed thugs patrol Kano streets
Kano PDP urges polls cancellation, alleges hijack of process by thugs
Supplementary election peaceful in Plateau —Police
Voting disrupted at Sokoto polling unit
Abuja-Kaduna rail to get more coaches, locos
Saving investors from Ponzi schemes
Illegal shares sale: SEC to sanction erring company secretaries
Politicians lobby to stop demolition of defective buildings – Awobodu, NIOB VP
Agbaje is mischievous, worked without party leaders – Shelle, Lagos ex-PDP chairman
Dad paid relative’s son’s tuition fees but refused to send his female kids to school – Olorunmbe
Dad not one to defect to any party for selfish gains — Senator Boroffice’s daughter
Ambode’s tenure and the legacy of Lagos
Court didn’t order withdrawal of Omo-Agege’s certificate of return –Erue-led faction
Seychelles came to defend — Rohr
Without a star player, Eagles may struggle at AFCON — Fuludu
Argentina lose on Messi’s return
New-look Germany under pressure ahead of Dutch tie
Euro 2020 qualifying results – 1st update
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Switzerland survive difficult first half to beat Georgia 2-0
Poor Internet frustrates my creativity –Osemwota Efe
When girls seduce me, I focus on heaven –Chinko Ekun
Food vendors should be screened to curb transfer of typhoid fever – Expert
Lassa fever, meningitis, cholera killed 156 Nigerians in 2019 — NCDC
FG’ll prioritise health expenditure in 2019 — Udoma
The career woman and childbearing delay: A clinical view
‘Avoid uncontrolled use of pain killer drugs’
Editorial: Cyclone Idai: Bracing for natural disasters in Africa
Sexually-pure boys, guys, men fare better in life! (II)
Please listen (I)
Which minister should return with Buhari come June?

The Nation

Benue supplementary poll: PDP’s Ortom leads in Benue South
FCT: INEC declares PDP winner of Bwari council chairmanship election
Sokoto rerun: Collation of results begins
Group alleges plot to alter PDP’s results in Bayelsa
Supplementary polls: Attacks on media, observers, INEC mar polls – CDD
Rerun: PDP kicks over Kano polls, as Lalong leads in Plateau
Obasanjo: Opponents of Atiku’s election petition Nigeria’s enemies
Lawan: Why I want to be Senate President
Onnoghen: No allegations of $3m, 55 houses before tribunal – Prosecutor
Osun: I’m still governor, says Oyetola
Nigeria to experience hotter weather, water shocks – NiMet
Police arrest 10 for electoral offences in Kano
Oke-Ogun federal lawmakers-elect pledge to work together
Struggle for Cross River Central’s seat rages
‘I’ll not accept appointment from Buhari’
Ogun: Uneasy calm after the storm
My suspension ‘ll fuel the crisis in Cross River APC – Uguru Usani
Osun: Obasanjo congratulates Adeleke, lauds tribunal
ENDURANCE OFEM: How Cricket changed my life
Uchegbulam: Iheanacho needs urgent help
EBERE OSINACHI: Learning new tricks in Brazil at Juventude
History as Nigeria qualify for first ever cricket World Cup
Aubameyang fails to turn the table as Swallows hit Egypt in Style
Fun loving Boris Becker down but certainly not out!
‘Domestic resource mobilisation can boost Africa’s economy’
Setting up laundry/dry-cleaning business
Dubai travel competition kicks off
Hibiscus export: CBN policies have given us leverage
UAC appoints Oriola group finance director
Mines and Steel: Optimizing value chain key to greater economic growth
APC wins Ekiti supplementary poll
Nude video: Police arrest three suspects for humiliating woman in Anambra
Abstain from indecent dressing, Cleric counsels mothers
CCT chairman’s outburst
An Unfolding Demographic Nightmare
Editorial: Breaking the cycle of killings

ThisDay
Obasanjo: Those Urging Atiku Not to Seek Judicial Redress are Evil
Live Updates: Supplementary Elections
Wike: Military Prying in 2019 Elections, Worst in History
Redefining Nigeria’s Investment Landscape with Technology
Agenda for Buhari on Communications and Information Management
Towards Achieving CBN’s Financial Inclusion Goals
With Conditional Grant Scheme, SMEDAN Raises New Crop of Entrepreneurs
And Osun Fell!
That CHANGE May Start With Buhari
Daniel’s Dilemma
Time to Fix the Electoral System
Why Is APC Upset over Extra Polls?
Ogun 2019: The Joke Not on Amosun!
Saraki: Not a Lot to Sacrifice for Being Different
The Deadly Scramble for Rivers
Makinde’s Victory and the Resurgence of PDP in S’West
Atiku’s Petition and the Burden of Proof
Minimum Wage: Is FG Offering Workers Poisoned Chalice?
How I Built My Life from the Scratch to the Top
Omeruo Targets Second AFCON Title in Egypt
Court Restrains NBBF Factions from Interference in Kwese Premier League
Serena Williams Pulls out of Miami Open
African Tour: Torgah Clinches Memorare Tournament
BOA Lawyers’ League: AELEX, Falana Aiming to Consolidate
Nigeria Picks First Ever U-19 Cricket World Cup Ticket
EDITORIAL: 2019 Polls And The Peacemakers

Daily Trust
BREAKING: Governor Lalong wins Plateau governorship polls
IGP orders investigation into killing of NSCDC officer
Kano rerun: How thugs disenfranchised voters
Ganduje, Lalong, Ortom Lead Rerun Elections
6 months after, Nigerian police officers still missing in Cameroon
Liveblog: Rerun in 18 states to close “inconclusive” voting
Ahmad Lawan declares for Senate presidency
Second Term: Buhari’s Ministerial List To Be Ready After Vacation
Those discouraging Atiku from going to court are evil, says Obasanjo
‘Broken-hearted, but not broken’: NZ mourns mosque dead
Ganduje, Lalong, Ortom Lead Rerun Elections
Why Yobe recorded rancour-free polls – Gov elect Buni
As Okorocha battles for political survival…
Nigeria qualify for first ever cricket World Cup
Former England star, Adam Johnson released from prison
2019 GTBank Lagos Polo: Trappco defeat Almat to emerge champions
Crans Montana Forum: Morocco creating a pathway for Africa’s future – Siasia
Benue Rerun: Commercial activities thrives in Otukpo despite restriction order
‘DoorStep,’ online food delivery, logistics company launched in Lagos
SDP’s Danladi defeats APC’s Atamus in Keffi East
Low turn-out mars Imo supplementary elections
Kano re-run: Thugs attack finance, information commissioners
Mixed metaphors: “Oyinbo don leave us!”
Invocation for election victory: Whose wish deserves to be granted?
Open letter to New Zealand’s Prime Minister
The Integrated Personnel Payroll System
The evolution of ISIS: From a rogue state to a tiny sliver
60 perish in head-on crash involving two buses in Ghana
Zimbabwe: Rescue workers recover 145 bodies after cyclone
Kano rerun: ‘No serving commissioner arrested’
Kano Rerun: Commotion as Journalists run from armed thugs
Editorial: FG, Don’t Increase VAT
#OurMumuDonDo fight gets messier over ‘Keyamo’s N100m largesse’ for Atiku’s diss song
Osun Election: Davido reacts to uncle’s victory at Tribunal
I was ‘heavily paid’ by Buhari campaign organisation to release diss song against Atiku — Charly Boy
How one-digit interest loan for oil palm farmers can be a game changer
Yellowing of plant leaves; causes, remedies
Kebbi farmers begin preparation for millet planting, targets first rain
Experts hail Buhari for ratifying Safe Schools Declaration
ECD: What government should do for children
5 Kannywood veterans still on screen
The X-Men projects that likely won’t be made at Disney
Checking husband’s phone is one reason why marriages fail – Mansurah Isah
Water Day: ‘52.7m Nigerians have no access to water supply’
Water Day: Taraba communities get over 100 boreholes from NGO
Climate Change: Extreme weather conditions to persist in 2019 – NiMet

The Sun
Osun Election: Obasanjo hails tribunal’s judgment
I thought I’d be farmer or fine artist –Yinka Davies
Senate presidency: Lawan, Kalu, Ndume, Adamu, Goje, as frontrunners
Proposed vat hike: Labour warns against plan, vows to resist it
Supplementary poll: PDP is accusing police wrongly —DIG
Benue rerun: Ortom maintains lead
Why Bayelsa supplementary election is suspended – INEC
Ugwuanyi urges FG to start again mining operations in Enugu
Fire outbreak: Enugu residents laud fire service emergence number
Afrikanwatch media organises annual year lecture, awards
Lulu Briggs was blessing to less privileged, says Wike
Buhari reiterates commitment to distance learning
EU congratulates Buhari, seeks increased cooperation
Group, APC condemn arrest, detention of Hon Ojisi in Abia
South East PDP congratulates Ihedioha
Supplementary poll: PDP is accusing police wrongly —DIG
Benue rerun: Ortom maintains lead
Elumelu splashes $15.25m on 3,050 budding entrepreneurs
INEC must relieve Nigerians trauma of inconclusive elections-Pwajok
Omo-Agege knows I am senator-elect for Delta central – Emerhor
Why Bayelsa supplementary election is suspended – INEC
Gunmen shoot Returning Officer in Benue
AFCON 2019 host, Egypt held by Niger
Rohr worried over Iheanacho’s poor form
Semenya to know state of appeal April
Serena Williams: I went through huge depression over Yetunde’s death
NIS holds convocation 14 years after, Dalung hails feat
How i escaped death with my sons at the stadium – Obienu
250 golfers storm Ibadan for Sovereign Trust tourney
Danger ahead
…Eagles have to improve
Nigeria/Egypt international friendly: Ighalo’s injury worries Rohr
Burundi qualifies for African Cup for 1st time
How pregnancy inspired my new film, Horrors –Amanda Ebeye
After A Crazy World, Neveen Dominic takes on new project
As single mum, I haven’t given up on love –Grace Ama
I need protection for my Symbolised Agbada – Sly Monay
Lessons I learnt from my nude video scandal –Etinosa Idemudia
My boobs, my selling point – Josephine Nwaghanata
Nigeria: Not a nation, not a country
Difficulties in choosing Next of Kin
How not to ask a woman out
Jungle Justice
I nominate myself for the National Merit Award
You really want to be a mediator?
Projects Inspection: Rivers people celebrate Gov Wike
Osun Election: Obasanjo hails tribunal’s judgment
Unveiling Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha @ 54
Sustaining Amosun’s legacies: An Inescapable reality
Terror in New Zealand
Jahdiel, Password, others for Night of Bliss
Aare Gani Adams appoints new aides
Kaduna community suffers fresh attack
Families of Boko Haram suspects to military: We want our sons back dead or alive
Polygamy tears Ebonyi family apart
With my new identity, I’m creating stellar brand –Yega

Leadership
FG Launches Site To Combat Open Defecation
Cult Clash Claims Four Lives In Kogi
52.7m Nigerians Lack Access To Water Supply – Minister
23 Fresh Lassa Fever Cases Confirmed In Nigeria
Kano Rerun: Police Arrest 10, Say Violence Exaggerated
Political Parties Advocate Overhaul Of Nigeria’s Electoral System
‘Elections Are Over, Let’s Unite To Develop Kaduna State’
Need For Insurers To Recapitalise
Tails of Fury, As Electricity Consumers Vent Anger On DisCos
Shippers’ Council Begins formation of National Shippers’ Association
Glo-sponsored African Voices Celebrate Indomitable Athletes
Super Eagles Must Improve – Rohr
U-23 AFCON Qualifier: Uzoho, Osimhen, 2 Others To Boost Olympic Eagles
Canon Partners Kunle Afolayan In ‘MOKALIK’ Movie Private Screening
Lordsky Thumbs Up Nigerian Music Producers Ingenuity
Dignitaries Set For Indigenous Women Awards 2019
It’s Time To End This Rascality
We Shall Miss Ambode
When Bullying Will Fail
Lettuce For sleep, Anti-Cancer Potential, Others
History Of Human Cyborgs
Understanding Urinary Incontinence
EDITORIAL: Need For Synergy In Civil Military Relations
‘With Over 2,000 Insurgents Surrendering, It’s Over For Boko Haram’
If You Empower A Woman, You Empower The Family – Nwabunku
Integrity Is My Core Value – Olapeju
OBJ’s ‘Unwatching’ Game
If Bloodied Grounds Could Speak
Women Empowernment, An Economic Imperative

Tribune
Trump Announces 100% Defeat Of ISIS
Obasanjo Hails Adeleke’s Victory At Tribunal,
2019 Elections: Whoever Says He Defeated Buhari Is Either Dreaming Or…
PDP To INEC: Declare Abba Yusuf Winner Of Kano Gov Election Now
Lawan Indicates Interest In Senate Presidency, Promises Bi-Partisan…
APC’s Adebola wins Ibeju Lekki state constituency assembly supplementary election
Apathy as INEC conducts supplementary elections in Imo
APC’s Ojo wins rerun election of Oriade state constituency in Osun
52.7m Nigerians lack access to water supply ― Minister
2.1 billion people live without safe water globally
Osun Tribunal Verdict: Adeleke’s lawyers move to get Certificate of Return from INEC
Nasarawa Rerun: SDP candidate wins Keffi East Assembly
DIG debunks reports of killings in Gama ward in Kano
Bayelsa Judicial Commission of inquiry should be disbanded, Observer Group says
Osun Tribunal verdict: Babatope expresses joy, says it’s great victory for Nigerian people
Attempted Murder: Court Dismisses Trader For Want Of Diligent Prosecution
Al-Shabaab Islamists Kill Deputy Minister, 10 Others In Somali Terror Attack
New Govs, Renewed Mandates, Old Problems
Amosun as Ogun gov: A mission to rebuild accomplished?
Adeleke: The road to victory at tribunal
Osun People Already Reaping Gains Of SDP, APC Pact, But… —Omigbodun
Family of lawmaker, who died while celebrating electoral victory…
Electoral violence has become a national gangrene —Obahiagbon
Why I haven’t touched my hair since I left UI 12 years ago —LaffUp
Opelope Anointing Gives Back To Her Root Today
Shady Blue lights up music scene with Better Without You
Africa’s Boomplay partners Warner Music
Femi Otedola goes on vacation
Why Nigeria Is Still Grappling With Providing Water For All
What do you think could be done to correct the ills of 2019 elections?
Islamist insurgencies feed age-old West African conflicts
Lagos building collapse: Averting another tragedy…
Dosu Olamide, 10, Emerges Winner In Spelling Bee Competition In Badagry

The Guardian
Loses at NNPC hit N551.46b in four years
Ekiti 2019: Why PDP succumbed to comprehensive defeat
Tanitoluwa Adewumi is New York newly crowned chess champion
Stakeholders kick against Juveniles, adults cohabiting in Prisons
884m people have no access to clean water
Sterling Bank partners foundation, others to host Digital Health Summit
Eat‘N’Go expands business in Nigeria
Foundation educates women on healthy practices
Tussle for UCTH-CMD moves to Presidency
Eagles ready for Pharaohs friendly, Musa, Ighalo dream AFCON glory
Team Phoenix lifts trophy at Elibel Schools Inter-house Sports
We’ll secure three points against Sunshine Stars, Abd’Allah assures fans
Lawyers’ League resumes today with Pinheiro, Falana, others
Ramsey absence “a blow” admits Giggs
Messi to miss Morocco friendly after injury on international return
Sarakites pick their pieces as Kwara landscape changes
9th Assembly: Boroffice takes a shot at DSP
Ogun 2019: Why it’s win-win for all sides
Ambode: History will have last say
Three delicious ways to enjoy banana bread
How music influenced the presidential elections
Editorial: Save our forests, conserve wildlife
Health hazards in Lagos’ filthy fruit markets
It’s time to prevent TB with good nutrition, regular checks
Why unbranded vegetable oils are harmful— Chukwu

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