Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, March 14, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria ranks second in 2018 E-commerce trade Africa

Buhari directs NNPC to take over troubled $2bn JV oil assets from Shell

Until renewables completely take over, downstream will remain a fundamental industry in any country

Our aim is to have a 15-aircraft airline ‘ Aero boss

Eastern business climate brightens as Onne, Warri, Onitsha River Ports undergo reforms

2019 state-level elections and the Demola effect

Nigeria’s non-oil sector drives tax revenue in 4 years

Economy: Buhari banks on ‘luck’ for success

2019 budget assumptions unrealistic ‘ Senators

Nigeria current account declines 49 percent in 2018 on higher merchandize import levels

Next global economic recession may start in Europe

Nigerian Oil region crisis threatens Buhari’s economic plans

Buhari’s early rejig of team will inspire confidence in economy



Supplementary election: CUPP accuses Kano of allocating N223m to councils

Time for us to be Nigerians, again

Lessons Ihedioha can learn from Okorochas demolition

INEC lacks power to withhold my certificate of return Okorocha

PDP asks INEC to declare Wike winner of Rivers poll

Senator wants court to stop INEC from giving certificate to Kalu

Take over operation of OML 11 from Shell, Buhari orders NNPC

NNPC confirms recruitment of fresh graduates, others

Nigeria, India to expand $12bn bilateral trade

FG completes concession process for N6.68bn hydropower plant

Buhari appoints executive directors for NSIA

NCC urges army to explore IT for efficiency

Exporters earned $1.16bn from non-oil business in three months

Jumia moves to sell shares in New York

FTN Cocoa Processors struggles to avoid collapse

BoI decries N5.81bn unpaid Omateks loan, seven years after

Twelve ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, others

NEF seeks to boost sustainable energy investment

We supported NLNG to save fishing trawler NIMASA

African capital markets activities suffered 40% decline PwC

Lagos oilfield output hit 1.2 million barrels in 2018

NCDMB, stakeholders to examine oil, gas opportunities

FG, APC planning to use military to rig rerun elections PDP

Senate minimum wage panel begins sitting

2019 UTME begins April 11, says JAMB

Reps lament inconclusive polls, Senate vows to probe INEC

INEC cannot limit number of political parties without constitution amendment Oyetibo

Buharis meeting with APC Reps suspended indefinitely

Nigerias rising debt profile bad for economy, say senators

Sokoto laments as bandits kill two police

Killings: Military begins aerial patrol, as el-Rufai imposes curfew on Kajuru

Osinbajo heads project audit committee

Youths want alleged military invasion of Rivers monarchs palaces probed

We ll utilise 2019 elections experience for future polls INEC

N400m fraud case: Metuh fires SANs, hires new lawyer

#Davido, 21 Savage, others to perform at Roots Picnic


Pressure Mounts on Buhari to Sign Digital Rights Bill

9mobile Introduces Free WhatsApp Chat

Amnesty Office Advises Ambitious Politicians to Stop Smear Campaigns

Court Orders Ecobank to Forfeit N22.5bn over Airtel Shares

UK Reviews General Election to Determine Visa Ban

Nigeria’s Air Passenger Traffic Drops in Four Years

Police Arrest Oyo Chief Whip over Olatoye’s Assassination

Buhari: FG Working Hard to Reverse Mismanagement of Economy

12 Feared Killed, Nine Injured as Bandits Attack Kaduna Community

Explosives Kill Two Children, Injure Three in Borno

Finally, US Bans Boeing 737MAX Fleet

Group Backs Fayemi, Berates MURIC over Criticism of Appointments

School Building Collapse: 20 Rescued Victims Receiving Treatment, Says Lagos Govt

Emergency Responders Pump Oxygen into Wreck at Lagos School Building Collapse Site

Trump Announces US to Ground Boeing 737 Max Planes

Pay Pensioners’ Outstanding N20bn before Leaving Office, NLC Tells Borno Gov

FG Doing Its Best to Correct Past Mismanagement, Says Buhari

Nigeria’s Rising Debt Profile Worries Senators



Inconclusive election: Dogara has introduced religious politics to Bauchi -Danmaliki

Senators trade words over elections

Senate presidency: APC senators zero in on Lawan

Okorocha accuses Imo REC of working for PDP

Declare Wike governor-elect, Rivers PDP tells INEC

Police investigate Oyo House of Assembly chief whip over Rep’s murder

I started business as bus conductor ‘Maduka, Peace Mass boss

New LUTH cancer centre begins operations May 1

LCCI tasks BoI on loan disbursement to SMEs

CSOs: South East deserves senate president or speaker

Nigeria, India to expand $12bn investment

As Balance of Payment rises $2.80m ‘ CBN report

We’ll continue to pursue peace in Niger Delta ‘Army

OML 11: Presidency orders NNPC to take over entire operatorship

Controversy in Senate over Nigeria’s rising debt

May 29: Osinbajo heads projects auditing committee

21 MDAs rake in N11.5bn in 2017



Daddy Freeze Gives Reasons Why Christians Should Embrace Divorce

Floods kill 66 in Mozambique, 45 in Malawi

Niger says it killed 33 Boko Haram ‘terrorists

Deji Adeyanju quits ‘OurMumuDonDo’ movement

Ethiopia cannot read black boxes, ‘might’ send them abroad: airline

Wakili is still in charge of Kano police, says spokesman

Five pupils feared dead as school building collapses in Lagos



Lagos doctors urge Sanwo-Olu to resuscitate 37 non-functional health care centres

Senate decries high debt profile, as senators begin debate on 2019 budget

NCC expects more support from Buhari govt ‘ Danbatta

Malabu scandal: Middleman who received $520m appears before Italian court

Rowdy session in Senate over elections

Amnesty office denies allegations of looting, vandalism

I’m in Akwa Ibom to count ballots, not money ‘ IGINI

I am not violent, please give me my certificate, Okorocha begs INEC

Minimum Wage: Senate Committee concur with Reps, approves N30,000

Stay away from my Adoration, Fr Mbaka warns Politicians

SEC to impose stiffer sanctions on DCS, e-mandate defaulters

Over 200 SMEs seek space in Edo Production Centre, as govt assures regular electricity supply

Breaking: Bonny light price rises to $67.48 per barrel

Naira gains marginally against dollar at parallel market

Facebook, MainOne chose to invest in Edo because of Obaseki’s reforms, says Opeke

Outage hits Facebook, Instagram users worldwide

S-Court sides with Nigerians in interpretation of Montreal Convention

2019 UTME begins from Thursday, April 11, says JAMB

Tragedy foretold: Over 1000 buildings marked for demolition including tragic house

INEC’s REC Prof. Ezeonu has wrecked democracy in Imo State ‘ Okorocha

Building collapse: Please, save my child, save my child!, traumatised mother weeps

Stakeholders beam spotlight on impact of menstrual wastes on environment


Reps To Tinker With Electoral Act Over Inconclusive Polls

FG Bans Boeing 737 Max Airplanes

12 Pupils Dead, 45 Rescued In Lagos Building Collapse

Air Force Kills 33 Terrorists In Borno

INEC Will Declare Wike Governor-elect ‘ PDP

Polls: Observer Group Lauds Army’s Professionalism, Discipline

ICPC Moves To Confiscate Civil Servants’ N264m Properties

Gunmen Kill DPO, DCO, 2 Female Policewomen

Senate Raises Concern Over Nigeria’s $60bn Debts

US’ll Lead Global Oil Supply Growth, Says IEA

Telecoms Voice Subscriber Base Fell By 10.79m In Q4 2018 ‘ NBS

NCDMB Rejects 1,494 Expatriate Quota Applications

UK Earmarks 30m For African Energy Projects

FG Takes Over Shell’s OML 11

NIMC, NIS To Enforce NIN On New Enhanced e-Passports

Abuja Airport: Foreign Airlines Get Ultimatum To Move To New International Terminal

World Bank To Fight Climate Change In Africa With $22.5bn

Nigeria’s Balance of Payments Hits $7.34m In Q4, 2018 ‘ CBN

Building Collapse: 20 Rescued Victims On Treatment ‘ Lagos Govt

U.S. Military To Restrict Transgender Troops Starting In April

Our Best Will Be Good Enough For Nigeria, Buhari Assures

Police Parades 12 Political Thugs, 40 Kidnap Suspects In Kogi

Witness Absence Stalls Alleged N11.5bn Fraud Case Against Alao-Akala, 2 Others

Stakeholders Seek NEC-ASUU Intervention In FUOYE’s Crisis



JAMB fixes April 11 for conduct of 2019 UTME

FUNAAB begins e-Senate and online transcript process

2019 elections: Group holds rally in Lagos, says Nigeria’s democracy is being raped

UPDATE: 41 survivors of Lagos Island collapsed building hospitalised, 38 names released, 3 unknown

Gov Umahi flays Ogbuorji over rumours of planned defection to APC

INEC must conduct rerun election in Abia North ‘ Senator Ohuanbuwa

Outcry in Senate over Nigeria’s rising debts

JUST IN: 279 children sexually abused in Lagos in 2018’ Report

Alleged fake news: Court stops EFCC from arresting, detaining Fani Kayode, Odumakin

BREAKING: #Brexit: UK MPs rejects ‘no-deal’ option

FG, India collaborate to enhance $12bn biliteral trade

NNPC to take over operatorship of oil mining lease

We are not owing corps members ‘ INEC

Inconclusive election: Protest rocks INEC headquarters

EFCC re-arraigns former Intercontinental bank MD, Akingbola


18 die, 41 injured in Lagos Island building collapse

Police arrest Oyo Chief Whip over Olatoyes assassination

Fed Govt bans operations of Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft

NCDMB rejects 1,494 expatriate quota

Gunmen kill DPO, expectant police officer, others

Buhari turns down oil spill detection agency Bill

Okorocha: INEC cant withhold my Certificate of Return

Buhari, Atiku sympathise with families, victims

102 elected senators, 338 Reps get certificates today

PDP, Ijaw youths differ on Rivers governorship poll

Delta elections: PDP chieftain alleged Armys involvement in malpractices

Buhari appoints two EDs to NSIA Board

U.S. grounds 737 MAX jets, Boeing shares fall again

INEC issues certificates of return to 102 senators, 338 Reps on Thursday

Obaseki visits scene of Afuze attack, condemns killing of police officers

Scores feared dead, many injured in Onitsha ghastly accident

12 feared killed, nine injured as bandits attack Birnin Gwari

AIbom Assembly passes budget of N672billion

Weve nothing to do with collapsed school, says private school owners

Igini: My accusers wanted to buy me over

Akingbolas lawyer to court: EFCCs witness lied



Election: INEC To Conduct Supplementary Poll In 3 Bayelsa Constituencies

Police nab alleged armed robber withdrawing money with victims ATM card

March 9 polls: Army arrest 24 suspects for snatching ballot boxes- Army spokesman

Expert Advises Pubic To Be Careful Of Food Supplements

12 pupils, 2 others feared dead in Lagos building collapse

High public sector debt profile dominates Senate 2019 budget debate

FG bans Boeing 737 MAX 8, MAX 9 airplanes from Nigerias airspace

Reps sets up ad hoc cttee on Electoral Act

Senate debates militarisation of 2019 polls, demands improved elections

We will continue to track election materials INEC

Minimum wage: Senator asks RMAFC to review revenue formula

Police Foil Kidnap Attempt On Gov. Ayades Aide, 1 Suspect Dies

Nigerian man dies on Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Lagos

Soldiers wife allegedly broke her young maids teeth

Ishaku extends curfew on Jalingo to 24 hours

APC accuses soldiers of helping PDP to rigged Adamawa elections



No underage voters in Niger ‘ Domestic Observers

ADC guber candidate congratulates Gov Bello, calls for inclusive govt

I’ve been voting since Shagari era ‘ Septuagenarian

Despite leading, we would take re-run seriously ‘ APC

Plateau polls: CSOs to sanction unprofessional domestic observers

Benue South APC leaders laud party faithful

CSOs back INEC over Rivers suspended polls

School collapse: 20 rescued victims on treatment- Lagos Govt

400L Civil Engineering student crushed to death in Calabar campus

Our best will be good enough for Nigeria, President Buhari assures

Buhari appoints 2 executive directors to NSIA board

Ahmed Lawan: Senate President for Next Level

Fresh strike averted after lecturers meet Gov Bagudu

Prosecutor’s absence stalls N11.5bn fraud case against Akala, others

Nigeria, India to expand N4.31trn trade ties ‘ Minister

Police arrest 18 suspects for electoral offences in Oyo

INEC expresses commitment towards credible supplementary poll in Kano state

Please don’t allow interference in Adamawa election, PDP urges Buhari

INEC will use observers’ experiences for future polls ‘ Yakubu

INEC pledges to sustain tracking of election materials

APGA rejects Zamfara guber, state assembly polls’ results, heads to tribunal

Kano re-run: Politicians resort to vote buying

INEC’s REC has wrecked democracy in Imo state ‘ Okorocha

Sen. Uzodinma denies felicitating with Imo Governor-elect

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