Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 7 March 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Pope prays for halt to migrant ‘journeys of death

Protesters attack Atlanta police facility, dozens arrested

Downstream automation key to Nigeria becoming regional trading, pricing hub

Borno market fire: Donations hit N2.41 billion

Raheem’s death: Court fixes April 3 to rule on suspended police no-case submission

Chrisland school girl: Mum laments being trolled by parents, others

Soldier kills Army Commander, three others, commits suicide in Sokoto

Election: Lagos police pledge to prosecute promoters of violence

Equities reopen upbeat as gains in MTNN, others lift indices by N41b

Cash-dependent businesses on brink of collapse, Agusto alerts

CBN recovers N503m from smallholder farmers under ABP

199 non-oil export firms to receive FG’s N309 billion grant

Cost efficiency pushes Transcorp Hotels profit to N4.5 billion

Edo begins payment of 37 years arrears to local council pensionaers

Group empowers 20 widows with start-up capital

E-Customs Project: Huawei says no plan to sue FG

We have evidence Peter Obi defeated Tinubu, Atiku – Ohanaeze Ndigbo


203 hoodlums arrested during presidential poll Police

S’Court order on old notes: Banks in partial compliance, begin skeletal re-circulation

FG records N7.34tn fiscal deficit in 11 months Report

How NSCDC will check violence during gov poll Spokesman

Anchor borrowers: CBN faults IMFs poor rating

FG seeks N327bn donor funding for census

Doguwa gets N500m bail, barred from constituency during poll

Atiku vows to extend protest, demands result cancellation

Dont handle education like Buhari, ASUU tells Tinubu

OML 18: NNPCL, JV partner sack Eroton as operator

Deadly throat ailment kills 61 in Kano

Obi visits Abia Tuesday to campaign for LP gov candidate

No one should threaten Igbo voters in Lagos Bode George

Lawmaker accuses Police , APC in Cross River of defamation

Abia Lp gov candidate vows to pay salaries, pension arrears in seven months

Chelsea to pay Osimhen N5bn yearly salary

Two suspects remanded for killing Lagos man

Funding, insecurity remain concerns ahead national census FG

Abiodun raises quarterly pension payment to N1bn

Policeman dies inside former Ogun CPs residence

Lagos gov election: Bode George, Akerele-Bucknor, others endorse LPs Rhodes-Vivour

Kaduna LP not in alliance with PDP Gov candidate

Retiring Edo judge narrates ordeal with gunmen, calls for improved security

Delta govt approves 65 years as new retirement age for teachers


INEC’s Application to Court to Reconfigure BVAS Raises Integrity Questions

PDP: Ample Evidence Shows INEC’s Deliberate Complicity to Rig Presidential Election

Banks Resume Issuance of Old N500, N1,000 Notes to Customers

FG Rallies Local, International Support for N869bn National Census

Buhari Canvasses Duty Free Access Market for Least Developed Nations

S&P: With Delay in Dangote Refinery, Sub-Saharan Africa to Continue 700,000 bpd Diesel Import

NNPC Ends JV with Eroton, Says Action Meant to Halt Further Asset Degradation

PDP Chief, George, Backs Rhodes-Vivour, Vows to Resist APC’s Violence Saturday

Edo Group Vows to Reject APC at Saturday’s House of Assembly Polls

NLC Inaugurates Multi-million Naira Office Complex in Kogi

Court Grants N500m Bail to Majority Leader, Doguwa

IG, 37 CPs Meet Ahead of March 11 Guber Polls

Soldier Kills Commander, Two Others, Self in Sokoto

DSS Launches Social Media Handles

Elections: Police Warn Fake News Purveyors, Reassure Electorate of Optimal Security

Ibori’s Men Dump PDP’s Oborevwori for Omo-Agege

Senator Urges IG to Arrest, Prosecute C’River APC Chair for Alleged Electoral Offences

Millions of Out-of-School Children are in Poverty-stricken, Conflict-ridden Areas, Says Group

We’ll Resist APC’s Plot to Perpetrate Violence on Saturday, Says Bode George

Eight Political Parties Endorse Kaduna PDP Guber Candidate

INEC Moves to Vary Order Permitting PDP, LP to Inspect Election Materials

Obi/Datti Movement Adopts YPP Guber Candidate for March 11 Poll in A’Ibom


Equities market rebounds with 0.14% growth

NCAA grants IAC approval to admit new students

DMBs resume issuance of old naira notes as FG keeps mum on SCourt ruling

Senate presidency: Zoning resonates, SEast is favoured

Obi visits lady voter brutalised by thugs on February 25

Nigeria Decides 2023: Expect repeat of David, Goliath battle in Enugu on March 11 Ogbe, AA candidate

Why Abians should vote for APGA guber candidate Dr. Udowo, leader, Abia Grassroots Movement

Kaduna guber poll: LP alleges threat to members lives

Atiku lost for ignoring G-5 warnings Wike

Total loan repayments under ABP stands at 52.4% CBN

Analysts project MPR rate to hit 20%

40,000 smallholder farmers to access veterinary medicine in Africa

Domestic investors outshine foreign counterparts as transactions hit N170bn in January

INEC asks presidential tribunal to vary order allowing Atiku, Obi to inspect election materials

Delta poll: PDP chieftains back APCs Omo-Agege

Lagos polls: Police warn against fake news, assure adequate security


Naira redesign: Banks obey S-Court, pay old notes

Policeman standing trial over murder of Lagos lawyer knows fate on April 3

Police to arraign 5 electoral offenders in Lagos

Sit-at-home: One dead, 2 cars, 5 tricycles set ablaze in Enugu

Obidients pitch tent with Omo-Agege, say ‘he’s man of the people

Polls: Tinubu lashes out as Atiku leads protests to INEC

Feb 25 polls: Lulu-Briggs raises alarm over increasing death threats to his wife

Throat disease outbreak kills 61 in Kano

World’s most premature babies celebrate first birthday

Naira gains, exchanges N461.33 to dollar

Benue guber candidates vow to tackle herdsmen killings, insecurity if elected

Funding, insecurity, cultural differences major concerns for National Census ‘ FG

Presidential polls: Your integrity is on trial PDP tells INEC

Lagos gov poll: Bode George, Akerele-Bucknor, others endorse LP’s Rhodes-Vivour

Polls: Residents reject Oyo senatorial election result over alleged over-voting

Bandits attack Kaduna village, burn police armored vehicle

High diesel, petrol prices ground fishery business

Labour Party not in alliance with PDP ‘ Kaduna gov candidate

Kano CSO, others kick against bail granted to Doguwa


DMO Raises N1.2bn As March Savings Bond Offer Opens

Buhari Seeks Duty-free Market Access For Least Developed Countries

Blocking Leakages In Oil Industry To Help New Administration Survive

E-Customs Project: No Plan To Sue Federal Govt ‘ Huawei

Nigeria Targets $230bn In GDP Growth From Women’s Participation

Ohanaeze Denies Saying Obi Not Destined To Rule Nigeria

Stop Disturbing Abuja Residents With ‘Skelewu Dance’, Tinubu Tells Atiku

JUST-IN: Diphtheria Kills 61 In Kano

For Better Public Engagements, DSS Joins Social Media

2023 Elections: We Are Studying Cases Of Police Misconduct ‘ PSC

Delta Gov’t Approves New Retirement Age For Teachers

Guber Poll: Kwara SDP Rules Out Alliance With PDP, Others

Alleged Homicide: Court Grants House Leader, Doguwa, N500m Bail


The Compatriots to INEC: Correct lapses before state elections

Federal High Court to commence Easter vacation March 31

Army commence investigation on soldier who killed self, colleague in Sokoto

FG commits N291bn to 2023 population, housing census

9 days after, INEC releases names of Senators-elect for 10th National Assembly

Dollar loses as Naira exchanges N461.33 at official market

March 11: I’m the authentic LP guber candidate in Rivers ‘ Man cries out

Abia banks yet to resume payment of old N500, N1000 notes

Lagos 2023: Olabode George warns against threat to LP gov candidate, Rhodes-Vivour

FG’s automotive supplier industrial park underway’ NASENI

Peter Obi visits woman attacked during presidential Election

Delta approves retirement age of 40 years of service for teachers


Olanipekun, 49 others to defend Tinubu’s mandate

APC, PDP clash over presidential poll results

98 senators-elect, 325 Reps-elect to get CoR Tuesday

Nigeria, UAE to strengthen defence ties

Ikpeazu knocks lawmaker over World Bank project funds claim

Naira scarcity lingers despite Supreme Court judgment

Presidential, National Assembly polls: Police arrest 203 over electoral offences

Killings have no place in Nigeria, says Tinubu

Few Nigerians agree to return from Tunisia, despite attacks, says NiDCOM

INEC to reconfigure BVAS for governorship poll

Court fixes May 31 to rule in Wike’s suit against planned suspension by PDP

House Leader Doguwa granted N500 million bail

‘We’ll not allow NNPP perpetrate violence in Kano’

Obi visits brutalised female voter in Lagos

FG committed N291b for census — Minister

UPDATED: INEC asks tribunal to vary inspection order granted Atiku, Obi

Delta PDP suffers setback as prominent leaders endorse Omo-Agege

Teenager pushes woman to death


The Industry is a Very Dangerous Place for Young Girls ‘ Regina Daniels

Whitemoney shows off his newly acquired whip

Tinubu’s pyrrhic victory will be short-lived’ ‘ Atiku’s aide


Banks must address poor digital services

Presidential poll: Atiku, Tambuwal lead PDP’s protest to INEC

CAN denies endorsing any candidate in Plateau

Kaduna gov’ship: 9 candidates endorse PDP’s Ashiru

Ogun gov’ship: Endorsement can’t save you from defeat, Otegbeye taunts Abiodun

Zamfara Central: Bilbis urges INEC to announce senatorial poll results

Delta 2023: We are not negotiating with Okowa ‘ LP

52% loan repayment recorded under Anchor Borrowers’ Programme ‘ CBN

Sunny Ade’s son, Ibori’s daughter, meet children of ‘powerful’ Nigerians elected into NASS

Reps Speaker: For fairness, North Central should have it in 10th Assembly

Reflections on presidential and NASS elections

Power interruptions as our national curse

Open letter to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu


Presidential/National Assembly Elections: Northern States Civil Society Networks Rates INEC Low

March 11 Election In Kano: APC Accuses NNPP Of Plots To Instigate Violence, Rig Election

Alleged Electoral Violence: Doguwa Regains Freedom

March 11 Elections: Police In Kano Uncover Plots By Politicians To Import Thugs For Violence

NDE trains unemployed graduates on access to loan facilities

Save my life INEC Collation Officer in Rivers

My opponents fanning embers of disunity in Enugu LP guber candidate, Edeoga


Inside the ‘technical hitches’ behind BVAS failure

Nigeria’s job crisis mirrors slow growth in key sectors

Despite rising FAAC allocations, poverty spreads in states

Supreme Court ruling fails to put cash in Nigerians’ pockets

March 11 Polls: INEC to seek court permission to reconfigure BVAS

Manufacturers’ confidence in Nigeria’s job market hit 21-month low


China’s President Xi Congratulates Tinubu Over Presidential Poll Victory

Fuel Scarcity: NNPC Boasts Of 47 Days Sufficiency Amidst Fresh Queues

Gunmen Kill Pastor, His Two Sons In Plateau

Hit-And-Run Driver Kills One, Injures Another In Kwara

Man Stabbed To Death Over N1600 In Anambra

March 11 Elections: Edo Police Command Reassures Voters Of Protection, Warns Citizens Against Vehicular Movement

Kano: Police Warn Thugs, Mischief Makers Ahead Of Guber Elections

Fire Razes Three Communities In Jigawa

Police Declare APGA Gubernatorial Candidate, Nine Others Wanted


INEC seeks court’s permission to reconfigure BVAS for Saturday’s guber poll

Buhari Flays global financial structure for placing debt burdens on vulnerable countries

Relief as banks resume disbursement of old N500, N1,000 notes

CBN: Nigeria’s forex inflow drops by 27.10% to $64.14bn

Beneficiaries of CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme repay N500bn

Senate Presidency: S’East tipped to lead 10th N’Assembly

NNPCL: We despatched 339.54m litres of fuel within 6 days

Court adjourns Seplat’s suit against Persecond Media House till April 26

Feb 25 Poll: Police arrest 203 electoral offenders

PDP To INEC: Presidential election is a charade

Foreign Airlines: Nigerians bear brunt of exploitative fares

Reports: Emirates weighs partnership with Air India

Internet: Underserved Nigerians, others to be connected by 2025

Gas: Ensuring perfect delivery of Nigeria- Morocco pipeline project

FEC approves N16.133bn for procurement of transmission line materials, others

Nigeria’s energy transition plan on focus at Middle East energy confab

Power: W/Bank deploys 100 solar grids in Nigeria

Senatorial Polls: Serving female senators, ex-govs lose return bids

JUST-IN: Court Grants House Majority Leader, Doguwa N500m Bail

Atiku’s Presidential Bid Failed Because He Ignored G5 Governors ‘ Wike

Bode George Raises Alarm Over Plot To Eliminate LP Guber Candidate

Soludo Debunks Plot To Cause Chaos In State Assembly Election

Presidential Poll: Atiku Leads PDP Protest To INEC


Loan repayment under ABP stands at 52.39% ‘ CBN

Equities market opens week with N42bn leap

LUTH commends EPO for upgrading sewage facility

FG to support wildlife conservation, biodiversity

Bandits burn police armoured vehicle in Kaduna

World’s riskiest markets stumble into crisis with dollars scarcity

2023: Federal High Court rolls out Easter vacation roster

I won’t retrench Oyo workers if elected, Folarin assures civil servants

Sit-at-home: One killed, 2 buses, 5 tricycles set ablaze in Enugu

Updated: Soldier kills commander, two others, shoots self dead in Sokoto

CSOs cautions INEC on 2023 governorship elections

Elections:Lagos CP warns fake news purveyors,mischief-makers

PDP alerts on electoral materials discovered in Minna apartment

March 11: Southern Kaduna stakeholders endorse Uba Sani

FG has committed N291bn for census ‘ Minister

2023: Borno PDP governorship candidate denies stepping down for Zulum


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