Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


New housing bill threatens Nigeria’s financial sector, economy

Nigeria’s oil palm imports from Malaysia hits 242,388MT amid increase in local production

Beg, threaten, or curse, ‘crazy electricity bills’ still await you

Leadership and the challenge of mass poverty

Nigeria records $2.80m surplus in Q4 ’18 balance of payment

Boosting Nigeria’s cocoa yield through rehabilitation of old trees

Nigeria non-oil sector drives tax revenue in 4 years

Nigeria records US$2.80m surplus in balance of payment Q4

Investors lose a whopping N120 billion, as equity market returns to negative territory

Why stability has returned to forex market, by FMDA boss, Ocheho



Violence breaks out in Taraba as Ishaku wins re-election

Senate names new chair for minimum wage committee, begins budget debate

Akpabio, AIbom PDP trade words over gov poll results

Buhari, seven APC govs meet in Abuja

Alleged N2.5bn fraud: Bring NBC DG on stretcher, judge orders

EFCC reopens Erastus Akingbolas 10-year-old trial

Ninth House of Reps: APC has 211 members, PDP 111

Makinde alleges movement of cash from Oyo coffers

FG released N7.3tn for recurrent, capital expenditure in 2018 CBN

Uncertainty still surrounds FID on $4.3bn NLNG Train 7

Nigeria records $2.8m balance of payment surplus

Electricity generation drops to 4,114MW

Dont approve B737-Max in Nigeria, stakeholders caution NCAA

Bank customers cheque usage drops as e-payment rises

NCDMB rejects 1,494 expatriate quota applications

Investors lose N517bn in post-election trading

INEC fixes March 23 for gov run-offs in six states

Court refuses to stop Fani-Kayode, Odumakins arrest

Atikus appeal: Opposition parties leak names of panel members

Ajorosun, Ibadan mogajis, APC Rep-elect congratulate Makinde

Buhari to meet elected APC Reps today

PDP biggest beneficiary of 2019 elections, says BMO

Onnoghen appeals against CCTs refusal to rule on his objections

Rivers PDP demands release of detained members

Were compiling reports on Nigerian elections US

NEast operations to continue until ISWAP, BHaram surrender Military

APC govt does not wish Nigerians well, say Arewa youths

Benue police arrest seven over electoral fraud

367 awaiting trial inmates languish in Ekiti prisons

Sugar: Police nab one, promise to get others

Two governorship candidates accept poll outcome in Imo

BHaram in disarray, fighters stranded MNJTF

Inconclusive elections: Third Force plans nationwide anti-INEC protest

Inconclusive poll: Emir Sanusi tasks Kano residents on peaceful coexistence

Gunmen kidnap rights activist in Rivers, demand N5m ransom

More countries ban Boeing 737 from airspace

Onnoghen appeals against CCTs refusal to deliver ruling on his objections

Ondo NSCDC officials allegedly torture man to death


NEITI: $926bn Earned from Oil, Solid Minerals in 17 Years

10 Companies Control 71% of NSE Equities Market Capitalisation

Senate Reconstitutes Minimum Wage Committee

Court Fixes May 6 for Judgment on Falana’s Suit against FG over Lagos Bridges

Military Deserve Commendation for Providing Security that Enabled Rivers People to Vote, Says APC

Six APC Govs Meets Buhari over Inconclusive Elections

Ishaku Imposes 24-hour Curfew on Jalingo as Celebration Turns Bloody

More Countries Ground B737MAX 8 after ET Flight 302 Crash

Domestic Election Observers Rate Conduct of Guber Poll in Niger High



Group warns against abuse of state power in Rivers

Buhari meets APC governors in Aso Rock

Elections: Rivers PDP urges INEC to assert its independence

Gov Ambode approves N10m for NOC building facelift

Awoniyi leads Nigeria U-23 attack against Libya

Private sector’ll now drive economy ‘FG

Appeal Court reaffirms SEC’s regulatory powers

Fake Titus fish flood Nigerian markets

Ogoni clean up: CSLAC sues for rehabilitation

FCMB introduces new scheme for women

Navy commences operations to check pirates, sea robbers

Gunmen kidnap Lebanese, kill Nigerian driver in Kano

Onnoghen’s high blood pressure stalls trial at CCT

Army kills 55 bandits, arrests 24 in Zamfara

112m people may suffer glaucoma by 2040 ‘Unuode



Presidential poll: CUPP reveals Appeal Court Tribunal members

INEC to sue peddlers of false allegations

Awaiting Kano election results: KAPEDI urges Kano politicians, youths to maintain peace

FG intervenes in boundary dispute between Ebonyi/Cross River 3000 Ebonyians displaced ‘ HRH Dominic Aloh

Senate begins 2019 budget debate today

Suspended polls : Anxiety heightens as INEC holds back on Rivers

INEC cancels 138,706 votes in Nasarawa

Election: Aggrieved candidates can reclaim mandates without courts ‘ Mediators

Nasarawa gov-elect seeks opposition’s collaboration for inclusive govt

Buhari’s victory has returned power to poor masses

PDP, ADC, AAN, ANRP candidates storm INEC office

Polls: APC exonerates army, alleges Wike, PDP behind violence in Rivers

Dino Melaye set to launch ‘Stop GYB Movement

Appeal Court affirms SEC’s regulatory oversight over public companies

NLNG explains its response to distressed trawler off Bonny coast

More women should get involved in the Blue economy project ‘ Peterside

NN to deploy warships, helicopters for multinational sea exercise

Naira down to N358.2/$ in parallel market

Expanded 2022 World Cup to generate $300-400 million windfall

INEC under 1999 Constitution: Election of transformation leaders

We are afraid these hostels may collapse on our heads- UNN students living in roofless accommodations

WAEC: 124 inmates of Enugu Maximum Prison credit English, mathematics

Buhari meets seven APC Govs in Aso Rock

NDLEA arrests graduate with 250gms of skunk cannabis in Edo

FG to woo investors to oil, gas sector at CERAWeek

Election: Observers call on Int’l Community, FG, others, to investigate attack on colleagues

Ethiopia crash : Minister, NCAA say no B737 MAX 8 operating in Nigeria

Power Outage: Residents cries out to EKEDC

Boko Haram: Humanitarian organisations task FG on protection of returnees in Borno



Time To Stop Needless Deaths Due To Elections

Gunmen Kill Presidential C’tee Member

CSOs Advice ASUU Against Undermining FUOYE’s Management

9th NASS: Party Supremacy Will Prevail ‘ Gbajabiamila

Kuje Re-run: PDP Enjoins Supporters To Be Calm, Law-abiding

Rivers: Obi Decries Militarisation Of Polls

PDP Chides INEC Over Inconclusive Elections

Court Orders EFCC, DSS, Police Not To Arrest Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

Go To Tribunal, Ajimobi Tells Aggrieved Election Losers

Again, British MPs Reject May’s #Brexit Deal

I will Run Inclusive, Transparent Govt ‘ Ihedioha

Mounting Disasters And Need To Regulate Real Estate Sector

ART Seeks Ban Of B737 Max From Commercial Operations

NIMASA Debunks Report Of Failure To Rescue Distressed Vessel

No Boeing 737 Max Operating In Nigeria ‘ Sirika

Nigeria Leads Africa’s Smartphone Market With 88.2m Units Shipment

Civil Disobedience By Religious Groups As Ticking Time Bomb

Troops Kill 55 Bandits, Rescue 760 Abductees In Zamfara

Buhari Meets APC Governors At Aso Rock

Police Arrest 9 Suspected Political Thugs In Bauchi

Man Bags 4 Months Jail Term Over Fraud

Ekiti Moves To Tackle Prison Congestion

Over 112m People May Suffer Glaucoma In 2040 ‘ Expert

UN Demand Justice For 535 People Killed In Massacre



Ilorin emirate union hails Saraki, congratulates AbdulRazaq, others

Industrial court strikes out N10m suit against Nigerian Breweries

UPDATE: Buhari, APC governors meet behind closed-doors

Rivers election: Ijaw alleges marginalisation

No Boeing 737 Max registered in Nigeria ‘ FG

Elections: INEC fixes date to end deadlock in Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi, Plateau, Adamawa, Benue

Kajuru attack: Community leaders narrate ordeal, say death toll rises to 118

British lawmakers reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal for second time

US withdraws remaining diplomatic staff from Venezuela

At least 500 killed in DR Congo attack ‘ UN

VAT: Lagos, Abuja generate N69.4bn of N83.2bn January revenue

Election suspension: Rivers political situation worrisome ‘ Obi

NDLEA arrests polytechnic graduate with crack cocaine

FG denies privatization of Dams

Women, youths protest at INEC office in Sokoto, demand reversal of inconclusive decision



APC, PDP boast ahead of March 23 extra elections

Arrest Akpabio, Ekere now for electoral offences

Global ban trail suspension of Boeing 737 Max 8

CBN: $42.5b foreign reserves cover 13-month imports

Killings: Zamfara Govt. donates N60m to victims families

Ganduje promises PDP shocker during rerun

Troops kill 55 bandits, rescue 760 abductees in Zamfara

Our brothers killing has a political undertone, Sugars family insist

Akingbola used Intercontinental Banks N10b to clear personal debt EFCC

Kano rerun: Im sure of victory, says PDP candidate

Police arrest 9 suspected political thugs in Bauchi

AIbom PDP to security agencies: arrest Akpabio, Ekere now


Inconclusive elections: INEC fixes March 23 for supplementary poll in six states

Nigerias export earnings grew by 2.8% to $16.6bn in Q4 CBN

INEC erred declaring govship poll inconclusive Adamawa PDP

Senate resumes budget debate today

Obi expresses concern over brigandage in Rivers election

Imo Guber poll: Residents hail Ihediohas victory, urge him to fulfill promises

Senate reconstitutes Minimum Wage committee

Osinbajo heads FGs policies implementation cttee as Kyari, Emefiele make list

Elections: Group charges political stakeholders not to rubbish army

MTN Vs AGF: FIRS has no quarrel with our assessments over $2bn tax arrears-MTN CEO



APC wins 15 assembly seats in Plateau, PDP eight

Masses behind El-Rufai’s re-election ‘ Uba Sani

Residents urged to take council poll serious

Nasarawa: NUJ congratulates gov-elect, tasks him on all-inclusive gov’t

INEC to hold inconclusive polls’ re-run March 23

APC confident of winning Bauchi re-run election

FG denies privatisation of Dams

Killings: Zamfara Govt. donates N60m to victims’ families

Troops kill 55 bandits, rescue 760 abductees in Zamfara

WAEC: 124 inmates of Enugu Maximum Prison credit English, mathematics

Teenager bags six years imprisonment for stealing N6,000 phone, panties

Be careful when taking food supplements, warns Doctor

Investors lose N120bn as equities continue free fall

BA to upgrade cabin in 6.5bn customer investment

Moroccan firm to build $1.5bn ammonia plant in Nigeria

NNPC recovers N771m assets from defaulting oil marketers

Aviation stakeholders seek temporary ban on Boeing 737 Max planes

APC rejects A’Ibom, C’River, Delta polls results

Kano re-run: PDP will receive shocker of its life ‘ Ganduje

Amosun’s nephew, 25 others win Ogun Assembly seats

President Buhari meets APC Governors at Aso Rock

Declare Fintiri winner, PDP tells INEC


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