Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Queen Elizabeth expresses sadness over Harry, Meghan revelations

‘No assurance COVID-19 vaccine does not have side effect’

PDP has brighter prospects in 2023, Okowa insists

Court declines to unfreeze Shell’s bank accounts in alleged oil diversion case

Fireworks over return of £4.2m Ibori loot

Economists debate CBN’s shortcut to FX convergence

Ganduje urges FG to resume international flight at MAKIA

Customs bribes bandits with rice in Katsina to escape attack

PASAN threatens strike over of 22 months wage arrears

Sanwo-Olu says society not supporting women will lose its essence

Police recover beheaded woman’s body in Delta community

Angry youths allegedly set police station ablaze in Imo

COVID-19: NCDC announces 13 deaths, 371 new infections

On INEC, digital democracy and public trust

Civilians own more arms than security officials in Nigeria

BMGA Enterprise, ACU partner to narrow gender skills gap

Division, insecurity, hallmark of APC’s government, says Lamido

ECOWAS Commission lauds women for resilience amid COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 vaccine safe, government assures as more VIPs get jabs


Queen to address Harry, Meghans racism accusation

Ebonyi APC, PDP exchange words over chances in 2023 polls

27,000 persons displaced in Kaduna local govt- FG

Lawmakers mourn, honour Jigawa Rep, seek job for son

No-flying-zone order will cripple Zamfara economy -Emir

Osun to feed 30,000 PWD, vulnerable citizens

Fayose, Olujimi embrace peace, resolve differences

Makinde, Oyo APC in verbal war over defection rumours

Isoko North bye-election holds April 10

Ogun Assembly elects new deputy speaker

N577.61bn manufactured goods unsold in 2020, MAN laments

Customers with faulty meters shouldnt get estimated bills -NERC

Insecurity, unstable forex affecting investments in Nigeria- Netherlands

Akeredolu suspends NURTW as one killed in clash

AfDB approves $1.3m grants for female financial inclusion

Senate demands detailed report on alleged N4tn unremitted funds

Be patient with herders, Yahaya tells southern governors

Buhari inaugurates PHarcourt-Maiduguri rail line, others, plans economy revival

Differential wage: Labour moves against National Assembly, holds nationwide protest today

Kano international flights suspension causing revenue losses -FG

57-year-old woman needs N2m for chemotherapy

AXA Mansard HMO gets recognition

Repent within two months or face serious consequences, Matawalle tells bandits

Lagos leads vaccine allocation with 507,000 doses, FCT 219,800, Katsina 160,000

Parliamentary workers issue six-day ultimatum on financial autonomy

Lulu-Briggs widow absent as UNIPORT pays tribute to husband

$2.7bn: Court declines to unfreeze Shell accounts

Stock investors lose N371bn in one day

Arrested OPC members regain freedom

N250bn required annually to manage highways FERMA

Five arraigned for stealing cassava in AIbom

Lawmakers dont collect sitting allowance, says Senate spokesman

Herders attack farmers in Taraba, injure two

Curbing incessant attacks on police stations

Mainas N2.1bn fraud: AGF, Magu, eight others summoned to testify

Delta kicks as UK plans return of N2.2bn looted by Iboris family

South-South govs, Akpabio disagree over lack of NDDC board

FG wont force COVID-19 vaccines on Kogi, says Mamora

FG introduces temporary passports for Nigerians abroad

Wakili: We wont stop arresting criminals, OPC reacts to members release

Private sector not allowed to import COVID-19 vaccines FG

Were saddened, says Buckingham Palace on Harry, Meghan interview

Fayose, Olujimi, Ekiti PDP leaders resolve to sheathe swords                                                                                    


Delta Tackles FG over £4.2m Repatriated Funds from UK

CBN Disburses N253.54m Grant for COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Buhari Launches $3.2bn Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Railway Project

Many Federal Roads Have Expired, Says FERMA

Court Summons Malami, Magu, Falana to Testify in Maina’s Trial

Bello Gives Bandits Two-month Ultimatum to Surrender

Labour Embarks on Nationwide Protest over Minimum Wage Act

FG Launches Temporary Passports for Nigerians in Diaspora

Gunmen Abduct Toddler, Five Others in Taraba

Akeredolu Orders Indefinite Suspension of NURTW Activities in Ondo

Sirika Laments Continuous Suspension of International Flights at Kano Airport

Customs Intercepts N79.8m Contrabands in Katsina

No Fraud in Bayelsa’s N3bn Agric Loan, Says CBN

PDP Urges Buhari to Hire Mercenaries to Fight Insurgency

Shinkafi: Bandits Were Offered N57m Not to Release Zamfara Schoolgirls

Hijab: CAN Warns Kwara Gov against Instigating Religious Crisis

Buhari Has Done More on Infrastructure than Previous Govt, Says Ngige

FG Plans Deployment of Nuclear Technology in Agric, Others

FG to Partner KACCIMA on Kano Trade Fair Complex Rehabilitation

Court Declines to Unfreeze Shell’s Bank Accounts

CACOVID Donates 260 Cylinders, Incinerator to Lagos

Kano Receives 209,520 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

Benin Seeks Nigeria’s Collaboration on Rice Cultivation

N’Assembly Not Cash-strapped, will Meet Mandatory 181 Sitting Days, Says Spokesman

One Dead as Youths Set Imo Police Station Ablaze

FG will Continue to Encourage Nigerian Women to Excel, Say Buhari,…

TCN Plans 4,000MW Additional Wheeling Capacity to National Grid

Customs Intercepts N79.8m Contraband in Katsina

Court Summons Malami, Magu, Falana, Others to testify in Maina’s Money…

FG Directs Research Institutions to Focus on Early Maturing Crops


Ohanaeze disowns Igbo group over Tinubu candidacy

Only PDP’ll save Nigeria from collapse ‘Wike, Okowa

Delta State Assembly bye-election: INEC fixes Isoko North State Constituency April 10

PDP must remain strong, united to reclaim power in 2023 ‘ Okowa

SIECs have become threat to Nigeria’s democracy, NNPP claims

2023: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide disavows Lagos Igbo group

Justice Ngwuta died in protest of his maltreatment by DSS ‘ Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN

Military arrests alleged killers of soldiers in Nembe 6 years after

Ngige lauds Buharis infrastructure development

Masari urges military to tackle bandits in North West, North Central

One killed, scores injured in Ondo NURTW conflict

Court summons Malami, Magu, Emefiele, others to testify in Mainas trial

Lagos community sends SOS to Sanwo-Olu over planned demolition

Boko Haram’s resurgence, myths and conspiracies

Ex’ Governor Fashola’s ancestors were from Ilesa, not Ado’Ekiti


War against insurgency/terrorism: Yobe traditional rulers pledge support for ongoing Army Operations in North East

Kwara NLC to join nationwide protest on minimum wage

NiMet predicts 3 days sunshine, haziness

UK TV host Piers Morgan steps down amid Meghan controversies

Banditry: Service Chiefs pay operational visit to Zamfara

2023: PDP’s craving for power incredibly delusional, says APC

National Assembly is not broke, not owing any Lawmaker, Staff ‘ Senate

Oyo APC knocks Makinde over alleged defection plans denial

Growing insecurity scaring away investors ‘ NCRI

Covid-19: Be prudent in roll out of vaccines, experts charge FG

Hearing Loss: Centre tasks Nigerians on regular checks

COVID-19: Experts worry over challenges as Nigeria rolls out vaccines

Nigeria ranks 14th of 18 countries with poor health system; trails Rwanda, as South Africa tops

Brazil starts production of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Family of four perishes in Bida fire disaster

Bandits kidnap villagers in Niger state

Masari urges military to fight bandits in North-West, North-Central simultaneously

PIB: FG holds summit on artisanal, modular refineries operations

El-Rufai urges operators of Almajiris schools to relocate

NDDC: S’South Govs have no right to issue directives to Buhari ‘ Akpabio

Ondo receives 75,570 doses of COVID-19 vaccines

FG launches E-Temporary Passport to replace ETC

NLC, allies to storm NASS over National Minimum Wage Decentralisation Bill

Gov Ayade launches Health Insurance Enrolment Scheme in Cross River

One-third of elective positions should be contested by women in party structures ‘ Tallen


COVID-19: We’re Still Compiling List Of Vaccination Centres ‘ FCTA

LASU Debunks Allegation Of Extortion, COVID-19 Non-compliance

1 Killed As NURTW Factions Clash In Ondo

Alleged Oil Theft: Court Refuses To Unfreeze Shell’s Bank Accounts

2 Kidnapped Victims Regain Freedom In Osun

7 Arrested Over Shasha Market Crisis To Be Released ‘ Police

Southern Youths Hail Ekweremadu For Championing Creation Of State Police

A’Ibom Gov’s Wife Advocates Stiffer Law Against Gender-based Violence

Delta LG Polls: IPAC Condemns Alleged Attempt To Subvert People’s Will

5 Persons Arraigned Over N10m Cassava Theft In A’Ibom

I’ll Continue To Empower Nigerian Women ‘ PMB

COVID-19: CACOVID Donates Incinerator, 260 Oxygen Cylinders

Igbo Presidency Non-negotiable ‘ Ohanaeze

2023: The Right Time For Igbo Presidency ‘ Okorocha

Group Urges FG To Concession Calabar-Itu Highway

NASS Denies Cash Crunch, To Achieve 181-day Sitting

2023: NCFront Vow To Work Vigorously To Produce Next President

UK To Return Ibori’s 4.2m Loot To Nigeria

Nigerians Ignore CBN Warning As Bitcoin Trading Crosses $50,000 Mark

Google To Empower Women, Girls In Africa With $25m

FG Owing NNPC N239bn, Kyari Tells Senate

FBNInsurance Introduces Health Insurance Plan To Brokers

Ogun Gas Supply Project To Reduce Cost, Boost Production ‘ MAN

Nigeria’s Total Imports Rose By 10.1% In Q4 2020

Electronic Call-up System: Haulage Cost Rises As Gridlock Returns To Lagos Ports

CBN Approves N253.54m Healthcare Intervention Grant For 5 Coys

One Killed As NURTW Factions Clash In Ondo

Ibori: Insist On Return Of All Legally Forfeited Funds, Properties From UK, ODU Tells FG

Fraudulent Employment Hits Benue SUBEB, As Govt Denies Involvement


Nigeria records 346 new COVID-19 infections, total now 159,252

IWD: Govts asked to give women priority in COVID-19 vaccination

IWD: Digital agency decries discrimination against women

Malami gives reason Ibori loot will not return to Delta State

Harry and Meghan interview: Palace taking race issues ‘very seriously

Nigeria’s trade deficit worsens, hit N2.731trn in Q4 2020

WAKILI: Released OPC members speak, deny killing anyone, committing arson

Zamfara gov gives 2-month ultimatum to bandits, as FG is set to deploy 6,000 soldiers

Benin Republic seeks Nigeria’s help to produce rice

Lawyers begin indefinite boycott of govt cases in court

Immigration: FG launches Nigerian temporary passport

There are more than 30,000 bandits with sophisticated weapons in Zamfara, Emir tells service chiefs

2023: NCF inaugurates merger committee


Southsouth governors, Akpabio clash over NDDC

Lagos, FCT, Bauchi, Kaduna top in vaccine allocation

Fed Govt, Delta battle over 4.2m linked to Ibori, others

Piers Morgan leaves Good Morning Britain after row over Duchess

Gumi: my comments on soldiers misunderstood

Britain to return 4.2m Ibori loot to Nigeria

Supreme Court dismisses Dicksons, PDPs appeals

Abduction may lead to mental problem, depression

Why mass abduction is flourishing

Agony of citizens thirsty for security

PFAs pay 11,796 disengaged workers N5.33b

NLC protests nationwide over minimum wage Wednesday

Allegations against Palace will be privately addressed Queen Elizabeth

Sirika laments suspension of international flights in Kano airport

MHWUN Secretary General, wife, daughter die in accident

One killed as NURTW members renew clash in Akure

UPDATED: OPC members detained over Wakilis arrest released

Makinde, Oyo APC trade words over defection rumour


Man beats wife to death with pestle

Buhari deploys 6000 troops to Zamfara

Harry-Meghan interview: Queen is sad, says Buckingham Palace

FFK: The old man arrested is not ‘Killer’ Wakili

Bandits kill 3 in attack on Kaduna village

Sirika: Suspension of Int’l Flights at Kano Airport Affecting Our Revenue

Delta heads to Supreme Court to reclaim £4.2m Ibori loot

Wakili: Arrested OPC Members Granted Bail


Court jails man for cryptocurrency fraud in Benue

Sheikh Gumi replies Nigerian Army over religious comment

BBNaija: Nengi Acquires Multi-Million Naira House

Women hold strategic positions in my administration’ ‘ Buhari tells UNAIDS boss

Autonomy: Workers storm National Assembly, threaten to shut down state assemblies

Court summons Malami, Magu, Emefiele, others to testify in Maina’s trial

Foreign trade records 10.3% decline in 2020 ‘ NBS


Christian, Muslim clerics endorse Covid-19 vaccine, laud NPHCDAs efforts

ITF: Coalition passes vote of confidence on Ari, dismisses MURICs nepotism allegation

Former NDDC boss campaign for more women in leadership

IWD:Women want equal future free from stigma, stereotype, violence -NAWE

DSS invasion: Justice Ngwuta died in protest, says former Attorney General


Pula Advisors $1m grant to enhance micro insurance access in Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia

Banks begin implementation of new policy on diaspora remittances

Clipping poverty’s wings: Financial inclusion to food security

We need politicians, not dictators

Nigeria’s $6bn maize industry and the supply shortfall

Nigeria leaps into AfCFTA with $3.2bn Eastern Rail Project, Bonny deep seaport

Nigeria records first trade deficit in 4yrs as COVID-19 hurts exports


Parliamentary Staff Overwhelm NASS Security, Demand Financial Autonomy For State Legislature

Nigeria Police Not Sincere About The Security Of Nigerians ‘Gani Adams

Nigerians Shouldn’t Expect Improvement From New Service Chiefs ‘Oseni

NAMA Boss Laments Vandalisation Of Safety Assets, Seeks National Assembly Support

MAN Reports Increased Electricity Generation For 2nd Half Of 2020

NDDC Substantive Board: Akpabio Appeals To South-South Governors For More Patience

PDP Commends Self Over Successful South-South Zonal Congress

Oyo NURTW Raises Alarm Over Attempt To Arrest It’s Members

Wakili: Police Release Detained OPC Members

Bagudu Condoles Families Of 6 Persons Killed In Ngaski LGA

Shock, Disbelief Grip Unity Garden Estate, Osisioma As Mobile Policemen Evict Occupants Despite Court Order

Early Morning Inferno Consumes Four Family Members In Bida


2023 general election must be different from past ones, INEC Chairman vows

Zulum lays foundation for N2b bus terminal

We must correct anomalies in gas sector ‘ Gbajabiamila

Another 25 persons kidnapped, scores injured by bandits in Niger

Buhari describes Nigerian women as bedrock of society

Buhari sends condolences to Teodoro Mbasogo over explosions in Equitororial Guinea

IPCR seeks passage of National Peace Policy Bill into law

International Women’s Day: Special courts on sexual, gender-based violence underway ‘ Malami

Buhari receives report from former VP, Sambo, on Niger elections


CBN’s success story with rice pyramids

FG, UK sign MoU on return of 4.2m Ibori loot

NNPC faults Auditor-General over unremitted N4.076trn

Manufacturers spend N81.9bn on alternate power sources

Govs to Buhari: Withhold NDDC funds for new board

Buhari: PH-Maiduguri rail project”ll boost economy, create jobs

World economic outlook is brightening ‘ OECD

NNPC has legal powers to make running cost deductions from source, Kyari tells Reps


Shoot-at-sight order may begin in Zamfara as

Porto shock Ronaldo’s Juventus out of UEFA Champions League, Haaland powers Dortmund on

FTZs’ll reduce high unemployment, insecurity

Create activities to make airport viable through increased passenger traffic , Sirika tells Kano indigenes

FG to partner KACCIMA on Kano trade fair complex rehabilitation

How ICT pulled Nigeria out of recession ‘ Pantami


2023: Opposition group plots merger to oust APC

Senate gives NNPC one week to explain N4.076trn unremitted funds

Niger Delta: FG Moves To Legalize Local Crude Oil Refiners

Q4 2020: India tops Nigerias export designation with N547.01bn

Examining role of ECOWAS Parliament on gender Inclusion

55 Persons docked for breaching COVID-19 guidelines

UK To Return 4.2m Ibori Loot

Suspension of Intl Flights at Kano Airport Affecting Our Revenue- Sirika


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