Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 29 March 2021     

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 500

Lagos okays ex-aviation fuelling firm MD, others’ trial over alleged N1bn fraud

Oyo students vandalise vehicles as truck kills four, okada rider

DSS helps us with information on places corps members should not be posted to –NYSC Director-General, Shuaib

COVID-19: NCDC registers 48 new infections, total now 162,641

PDP caretaker panel overrules Babangida Aliyu’s suspension

Nigerians tired of fasting, introduce stimulus, Tinubu tells FG

Suspected FCT kidnap syndicate busted, AK-47 rifles recovered

Some terrorists operating as bandits, Kidnappers, fund operations with ransoms – Fayemi

PDP attacks APC over alleged N25tn missing fund, demands probe

Buhari, National Assembly in closed-door meeting over security, vaccine budgets

Again, Senate summons Emefiele, alleges federation account $9.5m missing

Congregation shocked as Lord’s Chosen pastor’s wife killed in Benue

Bayelsa issues 14-day deadline for herdsmen to ranch cattle

Senate invites ministers, NAFDAC DG over syringe, needles importation

Leaders flee, 30 arrested over Osun cult clashes

PDP suspends ex-gov Aliyu for working against Jonathan

Protesting APC members storm national secretariat, demand registration extension

Baraje heads Kwara PDP reconciliation committee

Election tribunal dismisses petitions against Obaseki

Supporters clash as embattled Niger LG chairman returns from suspension

Lagos, Kano have roles in united Nigeria, says Tinubu


Attahiru Outlines Plans to Rebuild Army

Seplat Blazes Trail, Issues Historic $650m Five-year Bond

Traditional Rulers Pledge Neutrality on National Issues

Buhari, Sylva, Barkindo Tip Gas as Economic Growth Driver

JTF: 1,291 Attempts to Sabotage Oil Export Pipelines Foiled

Buhari Leaves for Routine Medical Check-up in UK Today

AU, Johnson & Johnson Sign Agreement for 400m COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

PDP Suspends Ex-Niger Gov, Aliyu, for Funding APC

Bandits, Kidnappers Funding Insurgency, Says Fayemi

N’Assembly to Approve More Funds for Security Equipment, COVID-19 Vaccine

FG, States’ Debt Profile Rises to N32.9tn

Alaafin Laments Release of Arrested Kidnappers By Police

FG Approves New Policy Framework for MSMEs

NEITI: Secret Ownership of Corporate Entities Dangerous

Report Warns Nigeria, 20 Others against Impeding Acute Hunger

255 Youths Graduate from NCDMB/ITF Vocational Training

Green Energy Urges Court to Dismiss Suit filed by Aggrieved Directors

TCN Energizes 40MVA, 330kV Reactor in Kebbi, Jos

Company to Launch Liquidity Management Platform

Neimeth Shareholders Task Board to Sustain Growth

AfCFTA: FG to Establish Agency to Facilitate Continental Agreement


Tribunal affirms Obaseki’s election, dismisses all petitions against him

Uzodimma seeks unity among Igbo ahead of 2023

Lagos local elections will hold at appropriate time ‘ APC

APC constitutional review will make party stronger ‘ Committee chair

2023: Nigeria needs a president that will reconcile all ethnicities ‘ Umeadi

I won’t succumb to sentiment over Rivers CJ appointment ‘ Wike

Abiodun mourns Laloko, says death colossal loss to Nigerian football

Man of The Match’ award awaits Best Super Eagles’ players

Kogi Gov congratulates Super Eagles on AFCON qualifications

Fuel: Our investments under threat, oil marketers lament NNPC’s monopoly

Obiano seeks replacement of 1958 Federal Finance Act for transparency

Nigeria to leverage 600tr scf of gas to diversify economy ‘Buhari

Army Finance school to benefit from ICAN programmes

Capital market: Non-interest sector can deepen financial system ‘ Yuguda

Nigeria’s debt stock hits N32tr, says NBS

House to probe disbursement of COVID-19 bailout funds to airlines

Army chief vows to rebuild fighting spirit of soldiers to end terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, others

Tinubu wants 50m youths drafted into army

Resident doctors down tools Thursday

Ogoni lauds Wikes scholarship to presidential award recipients

FG flags off N50bn export support programme


US case against detained Huawei executive only a ‘concern of China

NDLEA intercepts over N2b worth of illicit drugs at Lagos airport

Row over N27 billion aviation intervention fund

Forensic investigation can curb Nigeria’s $10b yearly illicit financial outflows

Skewed appointments, regional imbalance major causes of insecurity, says Northern Patriots

Respite as NDDC Completes N16bn permanent headquarters after 26 years

Daughter slits mother’s throat in Ondo

Traders lament high cost of food items, seek government intervention

Tragedy as truck kills four students, motorcyclist in Ibadan

Nigerians’ appetite for bitcoins grows despite ban

France reopens Libya embassy after 7-year closure

Abuja agog as students battle for National Principals’ Cup trophy

Renewed appetite in high cap stocks lifts capitalisation by N145 billion

Manufacturers lament return of congestion to Lagos ports

NLC to ground Turkish Airline over workers’ right violations

Expert urges CBN to be proactive in FX management

Engineers applaud committee’s role in port’s electronic call-up scheme

FG to boost industrial harmony with labour advisory council

WHO chief says all possible Covid origins ‘need further study

Buhari never promised to make naira equal dollar in value – Presidency

Rights group slams Qatar guardianship rules for women

Gas Revolution: Nigeria to fully utilise gas resources to uplift economy ‘ Buhari

Germany again protest for human rights with cryptic message

North Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards

George Floyd’s family demand justice as murder trial to begin

Chile president proposes delaying election on new constitution

Police debunk death of 50 people in Ogun after “Yahoo boy party”


Authentication: FG unveils Mobile App, improved NIN slip

I killed my mother on instruction of my Pastor ‘ Mother of four confesses

Masari inaugurates 21-man committee on Katsina market inferno

Tinubu’s colloquium: APC chairman, Buni advocates unity, tolerance

Okowa appoints 12 Permanent Secretaries, Auditor-General, others

Britain sets up sexual assault hotline for pupils

Buhari proceeds to London on Tuesday for medical check-up

Police brutality: 80% of cases still at hearing stage in Kaduna

Alaafin, Oluwo warn against inflammatory comments

Huge fire engulfs Indonesian oil refinery, 20 injured

10 arrested over alleged burning of 10 houses in Imo

Police brutality: 80% of cases at hearing stage in Kaduna

Northern Governors congratulate Tinubu at 69

Jigawa: Police arrest 8 suspects over alleged vehicles theft

Advertise during NPFL games or risk N100,000 fine ‘ FG tells brands advertising on CNN

Anambra 2021: PDP assures of transparent primaries

Edo: Tribunal dismisses four petitions against Obaseki’s electoral victory

Why we want to amend our constitution ‘ Southeast APC constitutional committee

Akwa Ibom APC condemns divisive tendencies of party leaders

Abuja-Kano road: PDP calls for review of N2:12bn per kilometre cost

Peace in Lagos, Kano necessary forNigeria’s stability ‘ Tinubu

Nigerians’ appetite for bitcoins grows despite ban

Appetite for bitcoin grows among Nigerians despite ban

Okada man arrested in Imo over alleged rape of 21-year-old girl

ActionAid demands govt’s attention on COVID-19 vaccination policy, poverty reduction, others

Experts raise concerns over India’s stoppage of AstraZeneca vaccine exports

I feel offended when spending stolen money, 18 year old hacker confesses

Police arraign 33-year old man for alleged N180,000 food fraud

25-year-old man docked for assaulting police Inspector

How we pacified Christians in Kwara over hijab crisis’ CAN

Group demands appointment of southerner as Federal Character Commission’s chair

Police rescue kidnapped Sarkin Hausa younger brother in Osun

Many Nigerians owe their successes to God through Tinubu ‘ Gbajabiamila

RIVERS CJ SAGA: I won’t drop Amadi as CJ ‘ Wike

Nigeria vs Lesotho: Lagos to shut Teslim Balogun Stadium roads for 12 hours, Tuesday

FG to eliminate malaria prevalence from 27% to zero%

Market forces should determine gas prices ‘ DPR

Imported Syringes, Needles: Senate summons Health, Trade ministers, NAFDAC DG

Insecurity: Buhari to send supplementary budget to NASS

FG’s regional mining projects’ll galvanise solid minerals sector towards GDP growth ‘ Adegbite


2023: Baraje Heads Kwara PDP 18-man Reconciliation Committee

Police Arrest 5 Suspected Kidnappers Terrorising Abuja

President Buhari Appoints Coordinating Directors For NASENI

Missing $9.5m: Senate Gives CBN Gov 72 Hours To Appear

Buhari, NASS Leadership Meet Over Supplementary Budget For COVID’19 Vaccines, Security

Syringe Importation: Senate Summons Ministers, NAFDAC DG

Nigerian Firm Joins Zoom, Others In $75bn Virtual Meetings App Market

EFCC Arrests 18 Suspected Fraudsters In Abuja

Gunmen Kill Police Inspector In A/Ibom

ECOWAS Parliamentarians Urged To Debunk Vaccine Conspiracy Theory

Sponsors Of Insurgency In Northeast Behind Banditry, Kidnapping ‘ Govs

I’ll Support Tinubu Presidency Only If He Declares ‘ Fashola

N25trn Missing Under APC Government ‘ PDP

One Feared Killed As Police, Shiites Clash In Abuja

600 Trillion Cubic Feet Of Gas: Rising Global Demand Brightens Nigeria’s Export Prospects

4,954 Die On Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway In 4 Years

Pathway Conversation Series: Why Delay In Devolving Power, Resources Is Dangerous

BREAKING: President Buhari Due In London For Medical Check-up


NITDA to partner Ado-Ekiti Polytechnic on human capital development

NNBP 2020-2025 targets deployment of nationwide fibre coverage ‘Pantami

Agro-Industrialisation: Cross River fabricates easy to operate utility machine for farmers

AfDB lists Oyo, five others for agro-industrial processing zones programme

Gas flare: NGFCP delayed implementation ruining Nigeria’s image, prolonging devastation

NIMC launches mobile app for NIN enrollment

Alake to present MoU for establishment of university of medicine before Senate

AfDB lists Oyo, five others for agro-industrial processing zones programme

Nigeria records 48 new COVID-19 infections, total now 162,641

SEC boss harps on potentials of non-interest capital market

BREAKING: Buhari to spend two weeks in London for medical check-up

If Nigeria breaks up, visas will be needed to move around, says Osinbajo

Gunmen hack one to death, injure two in Plateau

FG receives 255 stranded Nigerians from Saudi Arabia

Committee on aviation to cut short Easter break to probe disbursement of airline COVID-19 palliative fund

Wike defends his choice of Justice Amadi as Chief Judge

FCT Police command nabs five suspected kidnappers in Abuja

Nigeria ready for transition to clean energy, says Kyari

Unemployment: Bandits competing with Nigeria in recruiting youths ‘ Tinubu

Alleged missing $9.5m: Senate summons CBN governor


Fed Govt kicks off N50b export facility

This is not time for austerity, says Tinubu

Buhari leaves for London on medical vacation

Weather stops Osinbajo, Southwest governors from flying to Kano

Alleged missing $9.5m: Senate gives Emefiele 72 hours to honour invitation

Governors: Boko Haram sponsors behind banditry, kidnapping

Fed Govt kicks against proposed upgrade of healthcare facilities to tertiary institutions

Makinde orders PDP to refund form fees to defeated council candidates

Oil rebounds on Suez Canal crisis

PDP alleges Abuja-Kano road project costs N2b per kilometre


CAN blow hot: Says El-Rufais lousiness put Kaduna in pains

Forex scarcity: CBN assures Nigerians amid reserve depletion

Choice of new IGP divides Aso Rock cabal as one CP, AIG, DIG slug it out

Borno lawmakers cant impeach me: Gov. Zulum

Giant ship blocking Suez Canal finally freed

Israeli govt. faces deadlock after 4th election in 2yrs

I fought civil war to keep Nigeria united Buhari

PDP suspends Ex-Niger Governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu

U.S. suspends trade with Myanmar until elected govt. returns

Tinubu, strong pillar of our democracy, says Gov Abiodun

JTF averted 1,291 sabotage attempts on export pipelines in 2 years -Outgone Commander

NEMA seeks close working partnership with SEMA on Humanitarian Interventions in Borno

Abuja-Kano Road: PDP demands review of N2:12bn per kilometer road cost

Kaduna Revenue Service rewards taxpayers, targets N100bn IGR by 2024


Two persons, 218 goats die in road accident

Communal clashes: Umahi suspends political office holders

Bad weather prevents governors, others from attending Tinubu colloquium

Senate panel summons Emefiele again over missing $9.5m

Security personnel prevent students from protesting cement price hike

Man designs tracker to fight kidnappers, hosts minister

Man, 26, electrocuted in Benue village

CJ appointment: Wike forwards NJC recommendation to Assembly

FG bars Senate from upgrading health facilities in Adamawa to tertiary hospitals

Govt asked to end insecurity, media to de-escalate tension

1 killed, several injured as police, Shi’ites clash in Abuja

Court of Appeal holds first arbitration hearing

Fresh communal violence erupts in Oyo

Masari inaugurates c’ttee to probe Katsina market fire

Court jails man over dud cheque

Buhari urged to appoint southerner as FCC chair, CEO

COVID-19 vaccine distribution conundrum and the way forward

#EndSARS, 2023 and the future of Nigerian youths

Blackout in Borno: The need for an alternative

Katsina market fire, one disaster too many

NLNG has generated N43.3tr from gas so far — Buhari


FG, States’ debt profile rise to N32.92trn

We won’t condone attack against policemen ‘ Police warn Shiites

HP launches new laptops made from recycled aluminium

Gorilla Glue girl’ gets pregnant for 6th time

Tinubu’s birthday celebration in Kano gives Nigeria fresh hope ‘ APC boss

Edo Guber: Tribunal Affirms Obaseki’s Victory

Buhari heads to London for ‘routine medical check-up

Aviation: Reps to Investigate Disbursement of COVID-19 Intervention Fund

NDLEA Boss, Top Officials Undergo Drug Integrity Test


North East: 3m severe acute malnourish children to benefit from Japan govt grant

Abuja-Kano Road: Review N2:12bn per km road cost, PDP demands

Prof Gana, Gbajabiamila, eminent scholars to storm Abuja book exhibition

Anambra Guber: PDP is finished if non-southerner emerges as candidate

Sierra Leone is no longer land of war, pestilence, pandemic says Bio

Dispel Covid-19 vaccine conspiracy theory, ECOWAS Parliament tells citizens

Buhari jets out to London for medical care


Nigeria’s decade of gas hangs on pricing, regulation

Seaport closure, a catalyst for ‘wealth blindness

N538bn ports revenue shows private sector can generate more for govt

Lagos traffic is killing its economy

Here’s how FMBN’s new approach is increasing affordable housing delivery

Why Nigerian tech founders are incorporating companies in the US, UK

Social value creation: African firms & the SDGs (2)

Security votes remain secret in Nigeria as insecurity worsens

Suspension of export receipt: Nigerian exporters to lose $360m

Pass PIB in April to end fuel subsidy and systemic corruption

Nigeria’s OMO sales fall to 4yr-low after ban on local investors

Strengths Nigeria can leverage for better share of AFCFTA

Businesses to lose over N55bn as Nigerian ports halt non-oil exports

ICSAN, stakeholders seek clarifications on Audit Regulations 2020

Naira gains 0.21% at investors window amid low dollar supply

LCCI launches e-commerce cluster for private enterprises to explore untapped potential


Northerners Have Suffered Most From Bandits ‘Yerima

Secondus-Led NWC Has Outlived Its Usefulness ‘Afegbua

Masari Inaugurates 21-Man Committee On Katsina Market Inferno

Tinubu, A True Democrat, Large-Hearted Politician ‘ Gov Yahaya

Beyond Presidential Shoot-On-Sight Order

Oil Industry Still Battling COVID-19 ‘Aiteo Boss


Attack on Ortom: IGP charges team to be professional, thorough

Police arrest 16, over killing of officers, recover arms, ammunition

Mosaic Production holds ‘Drive-in’ theater in Abuja April 4

2023: Saraki’s committee wants PDP nomination fees waived for youths

CNPP Chair urges Journalists to lead fight for just, egalitarian society

Gbajabiamila enjoins students to focus on ICT, shun vices

Buhari pays tribute to martyrs of civil war

Insurgency: Reps vow to support military, other operations

Bauchi Gov supports financial autonomy for Legislators, Judiciary


Deploying biotechnology in tackling food crisis

Shippers Council brings succour to IDP camp

Weapons procurement:Buhari to present supplementary budget to NASS

Edo 2020: PDP wins again as Tribunal dismisses ADP’s petition against Obaseki

J&J agrees to supply African Union with up to 400m COVID shots

Trump asks wedding party: ‘Do you miss me yet


Tinubu to Buhari, NASS at 12TH colloquium: Nigerians need economic stimulus not austerity measures

Insecurity: Service Chiefs’ strategies impressed govs ‘ Fayemi

Buhari meets NASS leadership over supplementary budget to tackle insecurity, COVID-19

Atlast! Nigerian gov exposes sponsors of Boko Haram insurgency, banditry, kidnapping

Textile industry’ll create more employment ‘ RMRDC boss

FCT Police disperse Shiite members in Maitama

Breaking: Aguero quits Manchester City, keeps mum on next destination

FG pledges support for implementation of UN-Habitat activities

Lagos moves to fight ‘fraud’ in real estate sector


Fire razes yam market in Plateau , goods worth millions destroyed

Coalition clears Bobboi of nepotism allegations, lauds ES for transparent leadership

Protesters ground APC, demand extension of membership registration, revalidation

Makurdi, Guma youths insist allegation of land grabbing against Ortom is false


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