Newspaper Headline Stories For Wednesday March 8th 2017

Dear Reader, Newspaper Headline Stories For Wednesday March 8th 2017,


GE Partners Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage
Halogen Bridges Gap on Abuja Airport Closure with Security Solutions
DHQ Gets New Spokesman
Buhari’s Health: Presidency Should Stop Using Phone Calls to Deceive Nigerians,…
EFCC Tells Court Why Ex-NNPC GMD’s $9.7m will Not Be Released
Ugwuanyi’s Judicial Victory Well Deserved, Says Group
House to Consider Legislation on AMCON Clearance for Govt Contracts
Oil Marketers Meet NNPC, Others, Seek to Resume Petrol Importation
Osinbajo: How I will End Corruption in Nigeria
NNPC Subsidiary, NAPIMS, Squanders $9m on Staff Redeployment
171 Stranded Nigerians in Libya Return Home
PCNI Acquires Operational Office in Taraba
Three Killed as Custom Officers, Car Dealers Clash in Kwara
Robbers Attack Bank in Ondo, Kill Five Persons
Escalation of Killings in Ogoni Worries Abe
Court Sentences Tor Tiv Impostor to Four Years in Prison
NEITI: How Nigeria’s Regulatory Agencies Aid Oil Revenue Fraud
FCT Police Nab Seven Suspected Armed Robbers
Beggars Protest, Shut down Lagos Assembly
House Demands Inventory of Seizures, Forfeitures to EFCC
N’Delta Women Demand Direct Allocation of 13 Percent Derivation Fund
N’East Zone Calls for Dialogue over Church Crisis
Oil Communities Kick against Diversion of 13% Derivation to State Govts
GMOs: Biosafety Agency Moves to Strengthen Ties with Customs
Shettima: Why We Named Estate after Tinubu
Lagos Certifies 3A Auction House, Nine Others
Bayern Humiliates Arsenal with Crushing Defeat
All is Set, Says Govt as Abuja Airport Closes at Midnight Tuesday
FIRS Generates N27bn from Tax Waivers, Registers 814,000 New Taxpayers
Devt Partners Explore InfraCredit Model to Catalyse Infrastructure Financing
China’s FX Reserves Hit $3tn
Stanbic IBTC Assures Shareholders on Sustainable Growth
Bulls Return as Dangote Cement, Transcorp Gain at Stock Market
Companies Move to Restructure Foreign Currencies Loans to Mitigate Losses
Sheriff Threatens Disciplinary Action against Disloyal Staff Politics
Defection: Labour Party Asks INEC, Senate to Declare Omo-Agege’s Seat Vacant
Party Chieftain: PDP Like-Minds May Form New Party If Sheriff Wins
Female Executives, Let’s Up the Ante – Part 1
Dickson in the Hot Seat
Expectations High After Osinbajo’s Imo Visit
AIG: Building a Platform for African Leaders
Teenage Golf Prodigy Oboh to Inspire Greensprings Students
Top Players in Killer Mood as SNEPCo Junior Tennis Serves off
Upsets Rule Kandaval Cup T’tennis Tourney
Enrique Dreams UCL Biggest Comeback as Barca Takes on PSG


Landover Company condemns picketing by Union, says it’s terrorism
Lawmaker tasks varsities on training of railway engineers
Sage kicks off African summit with a promise to revolutionize small businesses
CBN aims to have market-determined exchange rates – official document
Nigeria to sell N130 billion bonds on March 15
Nigerian stocks post biggest daily gain for 6 months
More women join Israel’s army combat units
Senate asks Customs to suspend policy on vehicle verification
Sex Scandal: Apostle Suleman’s wife defends him says photos are fake, photoshopped (VIDEO INCLUDED)
Osinbajo to Onnoghen: Restore confidence in judiciary
AuGF: 17 ministries failed to account for N24.3 billion
Senate rejects Customs’ plan to impound vehicles
Osinbajo to Onnoghen: Restore confidence in judiciary
Reps probe EFCC over seized assets
$9.8m: Andrew Yakubu demands N1bn, apology over arrest
Fayose, others mull new party
PDP willing to visit Buhari – BoT Chair
Stocks market posts N189bn gain, biggest in 6 months
Police arrest Kogi civil servant over N21.9m double salaries
Southern Kaduna: 5 arrested for writing ‘fake’ threat letters
Osinbajo flags off Lagos-Ibadan rail
Railway Corporation increases Abuja-Kaduna train frequencies
Debt: NCC moves to rescue Etisalat
Why we named estate after Tinubu – Shettima
Women living with HIV are stigmatized – UNAIDS
Bauchi emirate suspends Waziri Bello Kirfi
Southern Kaduna: 5 arrested for writing ‘fake’ threat letters
Another batch of 171 Nigerians repatriated from Libya
Govt bans commercial motor cycles, street begging, hawking
NUJ mourns former Daily Times MD, Onukaba


5 Killed In Ondo Bank Robbery
CSOs Mobilize To Fight Poverty, Hunger In Anambra
How Dasuki’s Aide, Others Used 5 Firms To Divert N36.8bn —EFCC
Crisis Hit Etsako East APC Over Political Appointments
How Regulatory Policies Affect The Growth Of Nigerian Telecom Sector
DPO’s Abductors Establish Contact With Family
We’ve Got Title Credentials, Says Plateau Utd’s Ajiboye
Crisis Looms As Delta Communities Give NDDC, Chevron 21-day Ultimatum
Child Traffickers Hide Under Orphanage Homes To Operate — Imo Police
A-Ibom To Establish 5 More Cottage Industries
IYC Founding Fathers, Eradiri Bicker Over Omare’s Presidency
We Are Biafrans In Spirit, We Need 50 Year Devt Plan For Igboland – Obi Of Onitsha
Biafra: CLO Chides Army Over Arrest Of Newspaper Vendors In Aba
Nigerians ‘ve Started Seeing APC’s Change — Sen Ojudu
Ekwueme To Be Installed Life Patron Of Oko Sports Club
NBC To Shut Down Broadcast Stations Over N5bn Debt
Stakeholders Probe Alleged Illegal Fees In Imo School Of Nursing
Kanu: ECOWAS Court Dismisses FG’s Objection Challenging Jurisdiction
Helicopter Delivers Supplies To Herdsmen In Delta Community — DTHA Lawmaker
Lagos-Ibadan Rail Ready In Dec Next Year — Osinbajo
Ignore Call To Boycott US, Onyeama Tells Nigerians
RECESSION: FG Targets N21trn From Agric, Releases Economic Recovery Plan
Electricity: Broken Agreement Impedes Performance
He Can’t Separate Work Time From Fun Time
He Refuses To Curb His Roving Eyes
He’s Too Big It Hurts!
Ajebo Takes Anti-drug Campaign To Campuses
Pete Edochie Nollywood Legend Turns 70
Lai Mohammed Appoints King Sunny Ade ‘Change Begins With Me’ Ambassador
Fresh Romance As Harrysong Returns To Five Star Music
Buhari’s Change Now Changeless Change – Afejuku
Akeredolu’s Strange Friends In Ondo
Aguda: I Don’t Believe Zamalek Is Too Strong For Us
Champions League: Arsenal Going Through Worst Period – Wright
Lack Of Govt Support Stalls Growth Of Handball In Nigeria – Thompson
Ibrahimovic Banned For 3 Games For Violent Conduct


African women ‘making what’s next’
Naira to float in 3-year economic recovery plan
Lagos-Ibadan’s N458b speed rail project takes off
FRC: Fed Govt, states’ debts hit N11.84tr
Makarfi gives terms for peace in PDP
Osinbajo to Onnoghen: be just
Senate stops Customs’ duty payment on old vehicles
Nigerians free to travel to U.S., says Fed Govt
FIRS nets N27b from ‘tax amnesty’, as 814,000 new payers are listed
Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo (March 9, 1960–March 5, 2017)
Making money from house innovations
Transfer window, micro pension to drive industry this year
Disquiet in aviation sector over AMCON takeover of airlines
Rate convergence likely over CBN’s dollar supplies
Kidnappings in Lagos
Our Girls; No burning tyres; Nigeria’s Anti-Apartheid History for Nollywood
Success story of an entrepreneur
Poor ports
To end a scandal
Engineer killed as gunmen invade home
Bindow bags award in Benin
Kwara Assembly passes N161b budget
Lagos trains 500 youths on leadership value
Nigerian union, South African labour unions to meet on Xenophobic attacks
Centre slams Fayose for alleged exploitation
Policeman, four others killed in bank robbery
Fire razes Kaduna NUJ correspondents’ chapel
364 persons convicted for drug trafficking in Kano
LAP hails Southeast Governors’ Forum meeting
Ambode swears in three judges today
Guard ‘tortures’ sex worker
Members suspension: SSANU issues 2-weeks ultimatum to Plateau varsity
Ondo Varsity resumes academic activities after weeks of strike
Barcelona gear up for mission impossible
Bayern Munich crush dispirited Arsenal
Education incomplete without sports –Olaniyan
Sergio Ramos Gets Real Out of Jail
Nigerian table tennis talents are unique – Oshonaike
Mo Farah trains with cattle in Ethiopian heat
AMVCA: Waje, Lira, give first live performance
How Kemen, Uriel left Big Brother Naija show
‘Scars of Joy’ targets all religions – Pastor
My reward at last, by Chief Zebrudaya
LIJF to celebrate Lagos at 50
God wrote this into my script, says Somkele Idhalama AMVCA Trailblazer
FIRS nets N27b from ‘tax amnesty’, as 814,000 new payers are listed
Making money from house innovations
Transfer window, micro pension to drive industry this year
Rate convergence likely over CBN’s dollar supplies
Success story of an entrepreneur


Court rules on Kalu’s objection to exhibit tendered by EFCC today
International donors raise N2.7bn for North East
Foreign ministry disowns Buhari’s aide on US travel advisory
Marginalisation: Secession not solution, Catholic Bishop tells MASSOB, IPOB
Ondo: 34 years after Ajasin, Akeredolu, another Owo man, steps in
PDP leaders offer to visit Buhari in London
•Return to work or face sanctions, Sheriff warns party workers
How to boost insurance through technology
Airtel offers support to paraplegic father
IBM, Ericsson intensify efforts on 5G networks
Federations’ election: Dalung rules out godfatherism
UCL: Barca can score six- Enrique
Russia 2018: Cameroon suffers set back
. As defender quits national team Ahead of the Russia 2018 World


Nigeria launches Economic recovery plan; targets 10 GW, food security
Unavailability of the ERGP has been mentioned as impeding Nigeria’s efforts to secure funds needed to address her economic challenges.
Nigerian govt issues conflicting advisory on U.S. travel
Ex-NNPC GMD Andrew Yakubu sues EFCC, demands N1 billion compensation
Alleged N3.2 Billion Fraud: Why Judge Rejected Orji Kalu’s Objection To EFCC Witness
How Sambo Dasuki’s Aide, Others Received N5.6 Billion From NSA Office, Witness Tells Court
Atiku Visits Ooni Of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi
Over 500 Dismissed Nigerian Soldiers Plead For Mercy
Nnamdi Kanu: ECOWAS Court Dismisses Nigerian Govt’s Objection
Nigerian Air Force Announces Destruction Of Boko Haram Logistics Base
Four Oil Thieves Jailed 10 Years Each
Corruption Trial Of President’s Doctor Adjourned
Osinbajo Mourns Onukaba
Court Fixes April 26 For Hearing Of Suit Seeking To Stop Security Votes, Constituency Allowances
Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project Ready In 2018 — Osinbajo
I’m Not In Ekiti To Fight Fayose – Police Commissioner
PDP Crisis: Sheriff’s Supporters In South West Attack Fayose
Duped Depositors Of Fraudulent Banking Scheme Protest In Court
Court Rules Against Orji Kalu
Former Road Safety Corps Chief, Chidoka, Joins Anambra Guber Race
Reps Probe Resettlement Of Abuja Indigenous People
Police ‘arrest’ PDP Chieftain For Allegedly Criticising Kogi Governor – Lawyer
Man Who Sat On Tor Tiv’s Throne Gets Quick Sentence; Jailed Four Years
Why We Named Estate After Tinubu – Borno Governor Shettima
Bauchi Approves Death Sentence For Kidnapping
North East Crisis One Of World’s Most Neglected Crises – UN
Govt. Orders Beggars, Hawkers, Commercial Motorcyclists Off Kaduna Streets
Cliché Is Cheap, Nigeria’s Electricity Is Not Epileptic, By ‘Tope Fasua
The Latest Salvo In Trump’s War On Muslims, By Morayo Adebayo
The Downside Of Pulpit Political Activism, By David Dimas
Sodom, Gomorrah And Nigeria, By Afeso Albert Akanbi
The Constant Crisis In The Supreme Court, By Eric Teniola
Remembering Onukaba, By Amma Ogan
For Onukaba, By Taiwo Obe
New TV Drama Series ‘Life 101’ Premieres In Lagos
Peter Edochie Turns 70
Five Unforgettable Moments At 2017 AMVCA
Iyanya Releases ‘Hold On’ From New EP
Pro-Kwankwaso Kano Singer, Zazzabi, Released On Bail
BBNaija Day 44: Bisola Desires Romantic Task With ThinTallTony
Forex Market Swells By $1.14 Billion In Two Weeks As CBN Inserts Fresh $100 Million
FIRS Nets N27.086 Billion From Tax Waiver Programme
Nigeria To Raise N1.13 Trillion From Treasury Bills In Second Quarter 2017
Shell Shuts Down Bonga, Reduces Nigeria Oil Production
UEFA Champions League | Real Madrid, Bayern Munich Through To Quarter-finals
Arsenal Out Of Champions League After Bayern Demolition
Ibrahimovic Banned For Violent Conduct
22 People Killed In Fight Between Rival Smuggling Gangs On Libya’s Coast
Iran unveils home-made military helicopter
Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban
Trump signs new travel ban order


Cracks in FG as minister counters Buhari’s aide on US travel advisory
PDP committee proposes June 30 for convention
Nigerians have lost confidence in all arms of govt –Osinbajo
Reps demand account of seized cash, others from EFCC
Rivers rerun: INEC officials named, face seven counts for receiving N350m from Wike
I got seized N3bn as gifts during ceremonies –Yakubu
FG unveils economic recovery plan, to raise VAT on luxury items
Customs ultimatum on old vehicles arbitrary, unlawful – Senate
New Lagos-Ibadan rail project for completion in 2018 – Osinbajo
Customs seal warehouse containing 23,000 bags of rice
Six common smartphone problems and how to fix them
Empower women and girls to protect their rights – UN Secretary-General
Lagos pastor goes blind after DSS torture
Housemaid sells boss’ car, steals property
Robbers kill Lagos construction company manager over laptop
Robbers kill policeman, blind septuagenarian in Ondo
Boy whose penis was cut to get transplant
72-year-old lawyer arraigned for forging late professor’s will
El-Rufai orders clampdown on beggars
Ahmadu Ali hasn’t dumped PDP, party chair replies Obasanjo
Bill to strengthen anti-corruption agency passes second reading
Ondo Assembly crisis: Akeredolu meets 13 lawmakers, faction disagrees
Lagos-Ibadan rail project, fulfilment of promises – Ashafa
Osinbajo’s visit: Obaseki apologises over traffic congestion
The politics of President Buhari’s health
Trump’s travel policy: Nigerians with valid visas denied entry into USA
Nigeria loses N3.45bn daily as Shell shuts Bonga
Huawei targets two billion connected people in 2025
[Updated] Veteran journalist, Ojo Onukaba, dies at 57
I didn’t promise Stephanie Otobo marriage –Apostle Suleman
Slain player’s dad, police in a war of words
We can beat PSG 6-0 –Barcelona
‘Ambrose’ll lead Hibs to title’
Agboola praises Iwobi
10 teams for Argungu polo
SNEPCo tennis: Top players show their class
How women around the world are celebrating women’s day
BBNaija: I desire romantic task with ThinTallTony, says Bisola
[ICYMI] Sex scandal: Stephanie releases video screenshots of chats with Apostle Suleman
BURSTED! Nigerian Facebook page where girls share nude photos for N30, 000
Once penetrated, she’ll no longer be a girl, says man whose cousin married a child
Is Davido considering quitting music
Customs ultimatum on old vehicles arbitrary, unlawful – Senate
Customs seal warehouse containing 23,000 bags of rice
Your spending choices have financial consequences
WAD goat: Too versatile to be neglected
SEC pays N42bn unclaimed dividends to investors
After Beyonce, Ciara poses for semi-nude pregnancy shoot
Singer George Michael died of natural causes – coroner
Audu Maikori collapses while taking selfie
I am feeling strong at 70, says Pete Edochie
Kemen’s family denies threatening to sue BBNaija
Foreign ‘pressure’ good for Chinese films, says Jackie Chan
Patients beg health professionals to shelve strike
‘People living with autism can hold paid jobs’
UCH opens stroke clinic
Doctors find 838 ‘stones’ in woman’s stomach
Environmental risks kill 1.7 million kids under five yearly – WHO
Mental health really does matter
CIA hacks phones, smart TVs, WhatsApp – WikiLeaks
Jumia integrates 3,400 SMEs in one year
Uber uses software to hide from regulators — Report
Cleansing Nigeria’s corrupt bureaucracy
Best sex position for your zodiac sign
How to detect when your partner is cheating!
Feeling intense pain during sex? Something isn’t right!
Even during menstrual flow, you can enjoy great sex!


FOREX: CBN gives dealers marching order
Atiku, Mark, others mourn
Body petitions NHRC over death of 8 in police custody, prison
Osun transportation office seeks motorists support against corruption
Etsu Nupe leads prayers for Buhari
Porous borders threaten security of lives in Nigeria – Army
Plateau group commends Lalong over efforts at boosting agriculture
Benue generated N8.4bn IGR in 2016 – BIRS boss
Mass wedding: Court remands nursing mother for adultery
65-year old liqour vendor jailed in Niger
Women’s Day, ploy to drag us into partisan politics – Ekiti workers
Gov Dickson felicitates with his deputy @63
Security beefed up in Nasarawa
FG: 240 Nigerians die of cancer daily
History will be fair to Obasanjo
Court rejects Dariye’s request to recall UK ex-policeman as witness


Iwobi Dropped As Bayern Humiliate Arsenal; Real Stop Napoli
Salami Sent Off In KuPS Cup Defeat
Fenerbahce Interested In Etebo, Send Scouts To Watch Nigeria Star
Zlatan Gets Three-Match Ban, To Miss Chelsea Clash
Enrique, Suarez: Barca Can Overturn 4-0 PSG Defeat
Ogunbote: Enyimba Will Bounce Back From Recent Poor Form
Nwakaeme Unfazed By Nigeria Omission, Targets UCL With Be’er Sheva
Ogunbote, Balogun, MFM Make Donations To Emetole
Gent’s Kalu: Mechelen Clash Like A Cup Final
Nigerian Striker Adi Makes MLS Team Of The Week
Hibernian Goalie: Ambrose Great Addition In Our Promotion Race
Omeruo Donates N2m To Ailing Emetole
BENCH WARMERS: 5 Super Eagles Players Struggling For Playing Time In Europe
Moses, Hazard Shine As Chelsea Go 10 Points Clear
Aluko Finishes Second In Fulham vs Preston MOTM Vote
Ajayi Eyes Super Eagles Call-Up, Champions League Title With Al Ahly
FA Charge Zlatan, Mings For Violent Conduct
Nwosu Defends Iwobi Over Harsh Criticism From Arsenal Fans
Wenger Rules Ozil Out Of Bayern Clash, Denies Sanchez Row
Moyes Banks On Anichebe’s Return To Avoid Sunderland Relegation
Lawal Scores, Enyeama Saves Lille; Ebuehi, Omeruo, Eduok In Action

Alu Azege

Alu Azege is a broadcast journalist. Creating multimedia content for social causes, a communication and strategic planner, a Public Relation's manager and Public image maker.

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