Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 15 March 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

 

SUN

Burna Boy Wins Best Global Music Album at 2021 Grammys

Wizkid wins first Grammy Award With Beyonces Brown Skin Girl

APC was after power not governance ‘ Sen Anyanwu

2023: North’s quest for presidency tantamount to 3rd term ‘Ndume

Ogoni, Kalabari seek political equity, allege marginalisation

Grab opportunity to be at centre of Nigerian politics, Lawan tells Igbo

Right leadership’ll unlock Anambra potential ‘Okonkwo

LASG launches new-look Lekki roundabouts, to improve Ikorodu’s own

NASU tasks media on trust, credibility in information dissemination

Minimum wage: Lawmakers, govs lack sufficient knowledge about labour issues Aremu

Buhari sued over move to borrow N895bn from dormant accounts

Group issues 21-day ultimatum to Enugu Assembly to kill ex-govs pension bill

Group urges Buhari to direct EFCC, ICPC to probe $1bn missing arms fund

Be mindful of utterances against SSouth govs, Okon advises Akpabio

Nigerians in diaspora lampoon Reps deputy speaker over dismissed petition

Bayelsa airport: Govt raises hope on certification as NCAA visits

Police confirm killing of 6 family members in Osun

Legal battle resumes at Court of Appeal over N3.8bn Obudu resort contract debt

PUNCH   

Gunmen, who killed six family members in Osun community, demanded money Victims son

Ex-convict arrested during robbery in Lagos

Ogun housewife, alleging husband a drunk, bathes him with boiling water

CP orders probe of policeman for allegedly snatching housewife, detaining son

Petrol subsidy to gulp N102.96bn in March

FIRS N1.4bn refreshment budget reckless, insensitive TI, others

Why Delta should not be denied Ibori loot Falana

Vehicles with fake insurance certificates hit 9.04 million

ASUU warns of fresh strike over unremitted deductions

NNPC subsidiaries get seven-day ultimatum to appear before Reps

Ogun Assembly sacks 53 casual workers demanding regularisation

Gas flaring: Ex-MOSOP leader canvases heavy fines for erring firms

LCCI seeks resolution framework on valuation, clarification disputes

ICAN urges accountants on relevance, bridges skill gap

2,799 workers change pension firms, move N18.89bn

Apapa traffic situation has improved, insists Lagos govt

Inappropriate management, quackery causing building collapse NIOB

Asari-Dokubo declares self new Biafran leader, names officials

Disclose beneficiaries of FGs N57.6bn grants, Senate tells AGF

EFCC detains Ondo lawmaker, Clerk, others over alleged fraud

Commands plan joint action against killers of Ekiti traveller

Herdsmen renaming Benue seized IDPs communities -US-based Nigerians

Boko Haram will be over soon, COAS assures

NLNG plans transforming Rivers community to tourism haven

Outcry over bill seeking life pension for Enugu ex-governors, deputies

Six family members killing not due to herdsmen, farmers clash -Osun police                                                                                 

THISDAY

618 Schools Shut in Northern States over Abduction Scare

Nigeria’s Challenges, Stepping Stones to Greater Future, Says Osinbajo

Attahiru Rallies Troops to Push out Boko Haram

PANDEF Faults Tinubu’s Solutions to Herders-farmers’ Crisis

NNPC Spends N126bn on JV, Oil Search in January

Osun Kicks as Gunmen Kill Six Members of Same Family

FG, Marketers to Meet over Price of Petrol

Falana: How FG Frustrated Ibori’s Trial in UK

NAFDAC Destroys N2bn Drugs, Food Products in Anambra, Kano

South Must Get Presidential Ticket in 2023, Says Ndume

Nigeria Drifting, Requires Better Leaders, Says Tambuwal

1,000 Homeless as Rainstorm Destroys 200 Houses in Ekiti

Two Suspected Kidnappers Die of Gunshot Injuries in Abuja

Dokubo Declares Self Leader of New Biafra

Bauchi First Lady Moves against Sexual, Gender-based Violence

SERAP Sues Buhari over Move to Borrow N895bn from Dormant Accounts

Criminal Trial of Petro Union, Directors to Continue in Lagos

Gunmen Attack Police Base in Bauchi, Kill Inspector, Civilian

Suspected Gunmen Shoot Commuter Dead At Ondo-Ekiti Border

Tiv People in USA Tackle Wase for Rejecting Their Petition

Alleged Fraud: EFCC Detains Ondo Assembly’s Clerk, Three Others

Breaking: Burna Boy Wins Grammy Award

Lagos Police Arrest Ex-convict for Robbery

Nigeria’s Current Challenges are Stepping Stones to Greater Future, Says Osinbajo

Boko Haram will Soon Be History, Army Chief Assures Nigerians

Crypto Exchanges Move to Control Scam Activities in Nigeria

FG Told to Target 7% Sustainable GDP Growth to Curb Poverty

Nigeria to Improve on Ease of Doing Business Ranking by 2023

BudgIT, Others Call for Reform in Nigerias Extractive Sector

Oyetunji: Insurance Firms Need Consolidation for Better Performance

AFD to Expose 332 million Africans to Formal Economy

GUARDIAN

Merkel party suffers heavy losses in German state polls

Experts insist on sustainable livelihoods for Ogoni people

Transparency concerns dog proposed sale of refineries

Outrage over proposed life perks for Enugu ex-govs, deputies

Ndume opposes north producing President in 2023

Family claims Delta councillorship aspirant was assassinated

Fulfill N2bn promise to victims of Soba community, Adams urges FG, Lagos

Christian bodies mark mother’s day amidst pomp, sermons in Lagos

Rainstorm wreaks havoc, blows off 200 houses in Ekiti

Police arrest ex-convict for alleged robbery in Lagos

France to evacuate around 100 Covid patients from Paris

Five detained over Covid hospital deaths in Jordan

A decade of war in Syria killed over 388,000

Ireland recommends suspending AstraZeneca jab over blood clot fears

Netanyahu: master politician fighting for survival

Equities suffer sixth weekly loss as index slumps further by 1.74%

BDC operators declare war against currency speculators

Why Nigeria is stuck in a cycle of sharp devaluations

Stockbrokers want FG to leverage capital market for revenue-generating projects

Banks, others given seven days to relocate from Maitama

Okowa calls for impactful reforms for youth development

Prices of vegetables, other perishable produce crash in Kano

Belgian police hold suspects after looting during BLM protest

Brighton boost survival bid, Spurs set for Arsenal clash

FCTA gives reasons for eligible Nigerians to take COVID-19 vaccine

Buhari’s rail projects deliberate attempt at job creation- Amaechi

VANGUARD

Amnesty International condemns attacks on journalists in Myanmar

Ex-convict arrested for armed robbery four months after release

NAFDAC destroys vaccines, other products worth billions of naira

FRSC arrests 10,455 traffic offenders in 2 months

Idumuje-Ugboko-Kingship Stool, University Land, Other Matters Arising

Nine cops hospitalized in Belgium riots after black woman’s arrest

Abule Ado Explosion: Gani Adams urges LASG, FG to compensate victims

Osinbajo says optimistic Nigeria will surmount problems

Unknown assailants kill police inspector, one other in Bauchi, says Police spokesman

Osun govt condemns killing of family of 6 by unknown gunmen

US virus expert Fauci urges country to avoid Europe’s mistakes

Delta APC Crisis: Omo-Agege, Emerhor meet, sue for peace

Insecurity: Reps want 18-year-old Nigerians, others to carry arms

Grammys 2021: Burna Boy, Wizkid win at music awards

Nigeria’s Minimum Wage: Labour has a point

NAFDAC destroys counterfeit drugs, products worth over N613m in Kano

NAFDAC destroys vaccine, others worth N2bn

One out of 10 Abians suffering from kidney disease ‘ NMA

UNN student commits suicide over alleged seizure of phone in exam hall

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ekiti, renders 1,000 homeless, blows off 200 houses

PDP chieftain advises FG to negotiate with bandits to end insurgency

Gunmen attack travellers in Ekiti as police confirm one death

Senate queries AGF over failure to disclose details of beneficiaries of FG’s N57.6bn grants

Police confirm killing of 6 persons by gunmen in Osun village

TRIBUNE

Oil and gas industry in Nigeria struggling to meet the challenges of environmental protection

Digital job creation training holds in four states

3,000 youths, women set to benefit from #EndSARS N3bn empowerment programme in Ebonyi

Nigeria records 120 new COVID-19 infections, total now 160,657

Burna Boy stands tall at Grammys, wins ‘Best Global Album’ award

JUST IN: Panic as plane skids off runway at Lagos Airport

Banks ask for extra KYC on domiciliary account online transfers

States’ refusal to allocate good land cause delay in delivering road, housing scheme ‘Aliyu

Ambush: ISWAP claim responsibility for death of 15 soldiers, four civilians

Gunmen attack police patrol base in Bauchi, kill Inspector, one other

Kwara records over 200 cases of domestic violence in three months

Gombe releases N775m, commences payment of outstanding gratuity to retirees

One year after Soba explosion: Gani Adams task FG, Lagos on fulfilling N2b promise to victims

Oyo LG election: All political parties will be equally treated ‘ OYSIEC

Students’ kidnap: We’re fed up with govt inability to protect our children ‘ Parents

NATION

AGF denies being part of plot to sack Ondo CJ

Lagos enjoying senior citizens expertise

Why PH-Maiduguri rail is narrow guage

NEF, local govt service commission bosses back Buharis shoot on sight order

Reps panel threatens arrest of NNPC, subsidiaries chiefs for non-rendition of accounts

ASUU threatens strike over unpaid salaries

Amnesty Programme beneficiary bags first class in UK varsity

Uzodimma inaugurating completed projects, says Okorocha

Lawan to Southeast: it is time to move to the centre

Army boss asks troops to finish off Boko Haram

South must get presidential ticket in 2023 Ndume

South must get presidential ticket in 2023 Ndume

Gunmen ambush travellers in Ekiti, kill one

Gunmen kill inspector, friend in raid on police base

Buhari creating jobs through rail projects Amaechi

DAILY TIMES

Asari Dokubo dares Nigeria, declares Biafra government

Iju shooting: Ekiti CP vows to bring perpetrators to book

Fresh attempts to Attack Another School, FAAN Quarters in Kaduna foiled by Security Agencies

Bandits: 2 months deadline, reason for spike in insecurity in Nigeria HURIWA

Kaduna students abductors release video, demand N500m

Buhari issues fresh warning to bandits, terrorist

No increase in fuel price, FG reassures Nigerians

DAILY TRUST

Ortom stops amnesty for criminals

We’ll ensure safe return of abducted students — Kaduna Government

NAFDAC destroys N2bn products in Kano, Anambra

Rainstorm renders 1,000 homeless in Ekiti

Victimisation: We may go on strike again — ASUU warns

EXCLUSIVE: Why I recommended Bawa for EFCC job – Malami

Wizkid, Burna Boy win Grammy Awards

Sultan declares Monday 1st day of Sha’aban 1442AH

Northern govs urged to lift suspension of NNN property sale

Gunmen abduct 11 at Suleja

Ibori ‘loot’ must be used judiciously

Aviation workers grumble over takeover of Arik’s assets

LCCI seeks dispute clearing for Customs, entrepreneurs

How N2.3tr ESP reflated economy, cleared recession

Northeast states not remitting pension under CPS – PenCom

Why Kano’s N45bn housing estates largely unoccupied

How N8bn Sukuk funding will modernize Abuja’s Bungalow City

COVID-19 leaves huge shock on real estate market — Consultant

4 abducted as police kill 2 kidnappers in Abuja

Ex-Compol’s wife murder: Police arrest suspect, begins investigation

5 cultism, ‘one chance’ robbery suspects in police net

Lawan to Igbo: Grab opportunity to be at centre of Nigerian politics

C/River PDP crisis deepens as aspirant heads to S’Court over party chair

FG tasked on women, youth inclusion in governance

Senate queries Accountant-General over N57.6bn grants

Asari Dokubo, ex-Militant Leader, Dares Buhari, Proclaims Biafra Govt

Buhari is aware of what you are doing to Boko Haram, Army chief charges up his men

6 killed in Osun not related to herders/farmers clash – Police

How stigma, discrimination affects services for people living with HIV – DG NACA

Inspector Killed As Gunmen Raid Police Base in Bauchi

AUTHORITY

Nigerian mothers welcomes CDS, service chiefs visit to hospitalized military personnel

Uzodimma Vs Okorocha: Owerri zone leaders seek full implementation of panel report on recovery public property

Protest greets Governors Life pension Bill at Enugu Assembly

Ndume: Why presidency must move to South in 2023

Uzodimma: How IPOB hijacked South East Governors security project, ESN

COVID-19 Vaccination: Convince FCT residents, minister begs traditional rulers

HERLAD

Ex-convict arrested for armed robbery four months after release

Kaduna: How troops foiled fresh attempt to kidnap 307 students

SERAP sues Buhari over move to borrow N895bn from Nigerians’ dormant accounts

Kidnapped students: Govt lied about non-payment of ransom ‘ Buba Galadima

Retired general advises Buhari to sack defence minister

Amnesty for bandits: Sheikh Gumi is not serious ‘ General Williams

Amaechi hits back at critics of narrow gauge lines

Insecurity: Nigerians wasting their time praying ‘ Ali Ndume

BUSINESSDAY

Nigeria’s entrenched protectionism is at odds with its citizen heading the WTO

Unicorns and Angels ‘ Nigeria’s SME accelerator model in focus

The PIB: Panacea to the ills of Nigeria’s Oil industry

US Consulate celebrates graduates of Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

Food, transport costs squeeze life out of Nigerians

Used electronics prices spike as importers juggle multiple costs

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Fayose Behaving Like A Heavily Disturbed Child ‘Bode George

Why Nigeria Can’t Finance Foreign Spending With Foreign Earnings

How African Commodity Market Will Attract $1trn Investment ‘ Expert

Woman In Soup For Killing, Secretly Burying Baby, Bathing Husband With Hot Water

Police Arrest Ex-Convict Over Armed Robbery

COAS Commends Troops Of Sector Two For Dislodging Terrorists In Timbuktu Triangle

Kaduna: Group Lauds El-Rufai’s Stance Against Negotiating With Bandits

Soba Explosion: Gani Adams Task FG, Lagos On Fulfilling N2bn Promise To Victims

Audit Query: Reps Summon FIRS, 24 Others Over Failure To Render Accounts

Sack Of Casual Workers: Ogun Assembly Faces Wrath Of NLC

NIGERIAN PILOT

How Accountant General failed to disclose N57.6bn grants -Report

AIbom ready for possible COVID-19 adverse reaction-Official

Legislations to fast track digitalisation of economy coming -NASS

NAHCON welcomes new Saudis Hajj and Umrah Minister

Bandits striving to blackmail el-Rufai, group reveals

Billionaire oil mogul, Jack-Richs wife reacts to reports on her husband buying a Land Cruiser for actress Destiny Etiko

Transparency International proposes new guidelines for online political campaigns

NEW TELEGRAPH

2.556bn fraud: CBN faults Petro Union directors over fictitious bank’s documents

We’ll arrest killers of traveller on Iju-Ikere Road ‘Police

Disquiet over Ibori’s 4.2m recovered loot

Eastern rail project’ll create 50,000 jobs ‘Amaechi

Marketers decry implementation of FG’s deregulation policy

NDDC board: Edo youths issue 72-hour ultimatum to Akpabio

Nigeria’s challenges’re surmountable, says Osinbajo

BLUEPRINT

Breaking: Beyonce, Swift break record at GRAMMYs

VIDEO: Burna Boy speaks after winning first ever Grammy award

Breaking: Gunmen attack police patrol unit, kill inspector, another in Bauchi

Banditry: Gun duel as soldiers foil another attack on Kaduna Airport, secure 307 students

SERAP to court on N895bn: Stop FG borrowing from Nigerians’ dormant accounts

Experts raise concerns over dwindling fortune of Naira

 

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