Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 27 March 2024

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Terror financing: Indicted publisher threatens to sue FG

My conversation with security agency on banditry productive Gumi

NSCDC uncovers massive illegal refineries with 26 reservoirs

Fubara receives Wikes ally, says I wont be a dictator

PDP picks Obasekis SSG as Ighodalos running mate

Community mourns as gunmen kill six Nasarawa farmers over land dispute

Fulani group backs efforts against insecurity

Accidental bombing: Senators redeem N109m pledge, road construction begins

Identify members involved in anti-party activities, PDP tells state chairmen

NFIU uncovers IPOBs UK, US cells, $160,000 payments

Hungry Nigerians reap untimely death seeking ways out of economic hardship

Ex-Kwara commissioner faults EFCC arrest warrant, denies N411m fraud

Abia points to right direction on govs pensions

Tinubu, constituency projects fuel corruption, ban it

NCC insists on SIM-NIN deadline, telcos bar lines Friday

24.5% interest rate: Private sector foresees higher inflation, massive job cuts

FG to review oil firms plans on gas flaring

Operators urge FG to prioritise EVs, CNGs adoption

Angry Uber drivers threaten boycott over data-sharing compliance extension

Underwriter empowers 200 female-owned SMEs with digital skills

Private sector makes $236bn illegal profit from labour annually Report

Edo secures 40 new licences for solid minerals

Data consumption hits 721,522 terabytes January 2024 NCC

Oil sector will attract $5bn investments this year FG

APC constitutes nine-man committee for Ondo gov primary

NLC laments worsening power supply, inflation

Africas democracy fragile, says Shettima

Data usage peaks at 721,522 terabytes in January NCC


CBN Doubles Down on Monetary Tightening, Again, Raises MPR to 24.75% to Curb Inflation

Tinubu: We Must Treat Kidnappers as Terrorists, They’re Cowards

Lokpobiri Seeks Reduction of Bureaucracy in Petroleum Sector, Eyes $5bn in Bonga North Project

NACCIMA Writes Edun, Cardoso, Says Govt Borrowing from Banks Blocking Private Sector Access to Credit

Niger Assembly Asks State Governor to Pullout of AEDC

National Assembly Seeks WTO Collaboration on Digital, Marine Economies

NUPRC Meets with Crude Producers, Refineries Owners, Wants Full Adherence to Domestic Supply Policy

AfDB Approves $50m Loan to Support Climate Change Resilience, Improve Livelihoods in Yobe

Amid MPC Tightening Stance, Currency in Circulation Hits Historic N3.69tn

Obasanjo,Stakeholders Appraise CPS 20 Years After

FG Restates Commitment to Creative Industry,Lauds Ecobank, Others

Ikpeba Recalls How Dream Team Went from Useless to Olympic Champions

Ex-Kwara Finance Commissioner Faults EFCC for Declaring Him Wanted, Denies N411m Fraud

Gov Mbah Signs Bill to Establish Teaching Hospital in Enugu North

UNODC Report: HIV Prevalence in Nigerian Prisons Twice National Average

Reinvent Nigerias Story With Truthful Narratives, Shettima Urges Public Relations Experts

Tinubu Has Approved Dualisation of Ado-Ekiti-Ikere-Akoko Road, Says Senate Leader

China Files WTO Dispute Against US Over Discriminatory Subsidies

Commuters Stranded in Ado Ekiti as FedPoly Staff, Students Protest Poor State of Road

CBN Raises MPR to 24.75%


CBN cedes growth for capital inflow, as naira nears $1,300/$

World bank’s 1.2m meter project stalled amid moves against estimated bills

Insecurity: Clark, Mamu hit back at handling of Delta killings, anti-terrorism

Chinese to die by hanging for killing Kano girl friend

Kwankwaso, three other names sent to Kano Assembly for confirmation as commissioners

Ondo Amotekun dismisses three operatives

Cross Rivers to sanitise payroll, may affect 80% of workforce

Falana expresses worries over stifling of public space

Tribalism taking over Nollywood, Joseph Benjamin laments

Cut unnecessary expenses to save the economy, LCCI tells FG

Big Brother opens application for BBnaija season 9 audition


Ummu’s murder: Court sentences Chinese to death by hanging

Katsina Police rescue 5 kidnap victims

Navy foils attempt to smuggle 7,443kg drugs into Nigeria

Fire razes 8 shade structures, 8 cars in Kano

Labour Party calls on members to join rebuilding process

Naira appreciates to N1,350/$ in parallel market

Okuama: How govt, security bodies failed to rein in militant leader – Vanguard Investigation

Value addition is new standard in mining operations – Alake

Law enforcement agencies investigating $2.4bn unverified FX claims — Cardoso

Kwankwaso’s son makes list of fresh Commissioner nominees in Kano

‘No cause for alarm’ – Gumi breaks silence after meeting with security operatives

Militant group behind Okuama killing dares FG, demands waterways security

We must treat kidnappers as terrorists –Tinubu

Ossai threatens to sue Bobrisky over ‘Best Dressed Female’ Award

Why VeryDarkBlackMan is still in police custody – Lawyer

Lagos to experience abnormal rainfall in 2024 – Commissioner

Gov Ododo confirms rescue of 43 abducted bus passengers

Credit to economy rises 2% to N114.7trn

Electricity subsidy to hit N4.9trn in 10 years

Recent forex stability commendable – Cardoso


Katsina Govt Condemns Bandits’ Killing Of 2 In Mairuwa

NEMA Distributes Salman Centre Food Items To 2,056 Kano Households

5m In Dire Need Of Water, Others In Borno, Adamawa, Yobe

Foundation Demands Release Of Abducted Journalist

Police Rescue 5 Abducted Travellers In Katsina

NGO Unveils Project Against Violence In North West

FG Urged To Rescue Other Captives In Bandits’ Den

16 Plateau APC ‘Lawmakers’ Cry Out Over Non-inauguration

Tinubu Approves College, Agricultural Institutions For Borno

Tackling Zamfara Insecurity Key To Ending Banditry In Northern Nigeria ‘ Gov Lawal

Plateau Assembly: 16 APC Members-elect Cry Out To Tinubu, Others

Banditry: What I Told DSS Operatives ‘ Sheikh Gumi

Gov Ododo Applauds Rescue of 43 Kidnapped Bus Passengers In Kogi

JUST-IN: BBNaija Season 9 Audition Begins March 27


Insecurity: Gov Lawal meets Tinubu over banditry in Zamfara

Sovereign Finance holds webinar on sustainable investment strategies

Therapist empowers Alabama parents with innovative work-life balance strategies

Environmental expert pioneers renewable energy advancement

FG worries over non-compliance of Oil companies to DCSO regulations

Group seeks partnership with ALGON, NPCWD, others to advance disability rights at grassroots

Tinubu to unveil Nigeria’s Values Charter ‘FG

CBN should tighten policy incrementally, in measured manner ‘ Prof Uwaleke

How Nigeria tackled xenophobic attacks, border issues ‘ Kalu

Tinubu appoints Laka as coordinator, National Counter-Terrorism Centre

Reps organise fact-finding meeting into Kaduna drone mishap

Okuama: Slain Soldiers’ burial to hold Wednesday in Abuja

Okuama killings: How Army raided my house with 40 personnel, apologised ‘ Clark

Nigeria’s insurance industry assets hit N2.67trn in Q4 2023

BREAKING: Ondo guber aspirant, Akintelure, is dead

6 harmful habits that can affect your baby in the womb

Group asks FG to probe alleged revenue leakages at Rivers port

Chad irrigation project can feed Nigeria ‘ Zulum

Gombe govt to distribute over 214,000 palliatives to vulnerable persons

Rivers lawmaker, Emerengwa, pledges loyalty to Gov Fubara

Drone attack: Gov Sani breaks ground for Tudun Biri rebuilding project

Gov Eno splashes N1.5bn interest-free loan on traders

Don’t take my silence for cowardice, Gani Adams tells critics

Akintelure: Ondo APC aborigines demand investigation into sudden death

Rivers govt approves N80.8bn for 33.5km Elele-Omoku road project

FCT: NSCDC deploys 5,230 personnel for Easter celebrations

Delta varsity signs MoU with oil company for practical engineering training

Kogi: Gov Ododo applauds rescue of 43 bus passengers

Amotekun dismisses officers over professional misconduct


NSCDC arrests five at illegal oil bunkering site in Rivers

EFCC confiscates three trucks of solid minerals in Kwara

Ohanaeze Ndigbo president seeks unity among members

Weve paid N1.2b gratuities to councils, primary school retirees

Tinubu appoints Garba Laka Counter-terrorism center coordinator

Educationists proffer solutions to economic crisis at LCP convocation

Probe begins as ritualist beheads woman, mutilates parts in Osun

Nigeria to increase crude oil production to 3mb/d, says Kyari

FG must end banditry in Zamfara to tackle abductions in North Lawal

Ohanaeze hails Tinubu on release of Kaduna pupils

Power sector worse off 12 years after privatisation- NLC

Lagos to experience above normal rainfall in 2024

Im happy to be back home, says freed Edo PDP chairman


2024 Climate Forecast: ‘Lagos To Experience High Degree Of Rainfall’ ‘ LASG

Ex-Minister Urges Tinubu To Give Bandits A Promising Future

Tinubu Names New Coordinator For National Counter-Terrorism Centre

I won’t govern Rivers like a dictator ‘ Fubara

Court jails 26 internet fraudsters in Benin City

What It Takes To Succeed in Sales Leadership

AGN President Emeka Rollas Debunks Rumors of Actor Zack Orji’s Death

Rapper Vector Challenges Narrative on Paternity Fraud in Nigeria

Joeboy Defends Wizkid Over Afrobeats Genre Comments: ‘He’s Not Running Away

Nigerian Activist Verydarkman’s Release Delayed Despite Meeting Bail Conditions


Tinubu approves Renewed Hope Infrastructure Development Fund

Ondo lawmakers pass vote of confidence on Gov Aiyedatiwa

2nd Niger Bridge: FG saves N300bn from new design

FEC okays restructuring of N110bn Nigerian Youth Investment Fund

Experts differ on rates tightening as MPC meets

FG, Interpol launch widespread manhunt for Binance Director, Anjarwalla

No ransom paid for release of kidnapped Kuriga school children FG

Delta, 3 states seek takeover Of BEDC

Kuriga Children Rescue: We must eschew sentiments, shun hatred Ajaka


Ondo APC govship aspirants death suspicious, says brother

Edo PDP chairman regains freedom

APC lawmakers-elect urge Tinubu to intervene in Plateau Assembly crisis

Kano gov nominates Kwankwasos son, sacked commissioner for cabinet appointment

Why kidnappers no longer target schools in Borno Zulum

64.5million persons need assistance, protection in West Africa

Son scores as South Korea beat Thailand in WCup qualifier

Police rescue kidnapped victim in coma

8-year-old girl defiled in Lagos

Man arrested for robbing Ogun residents with fake pistol

NSCDC uncovers 500,000 litres crude oil reservoir in Rivers

Cybercrime: Court sends photo editor to prison over N15,000 in Kwara

Vigilante arrested for setting thief ablaze in Lagos

Landlord remanded for defiling tenants daughter

Court orders arrest of prophet who allegedly defamed Sat Guru Maharaji

Wike woos Indian investors to Abuja

Cyclist stabbed to death in FCT council

Chinese sentenced to death for killing Nigerian girlfriend in Kano

Benue coy demands N228m retirees unremitted deductions

Insurance sectors assets hit N2.67tln in Q4 2023 NAICOM

3 years after, legal process stalls Lagos-Ogun economic alliance

Moscow attack: You are not alone, Fani-Kayode, Pantami tell Russia

IPOB funding terrorism through sports betting platforms, crowdfunding FG

Electricity Bill becoming burdensome LUTH

His death not ordinary, says brother of late Ondo APC guber aspirant

Gumi: What I discussed with security agencies when I was summoned

Top terrorist commanders surrender in Lake Chad


REC, INEC Chairman Offices Should Be Advertised, Says Falana

Military operations force 2 Boko Haram commanders surrender to MNJTF

Wike promises embassies safe environment

Local Governments in Benue State gets full autonomy

Again, Hon Chidoka Foundation facilitates empowerment training on renewable energy for Idemili youths

Bayelsa lawmaker condemns the murder of 16 military personnel at Okuama

Reps begins probe vandalization of railway tracks


VAT haul from telecom subscribers doubles to N412bn

Kidnappers must be treated as terrorists ‘ Tinubu

In battle to tame inflation, CBN hikes rate again to 24.75%

Rockefeller chair lists Nigeria among top global reformers

Debunking the economic myth: Inflation is not always harmful

Stock market in red as MPC hikes rate again

CBN wants each BDC to make N180,000 selling $10,000

Nigeria’s crude oil grades near $90 on Russia-Ukraine conflict

Racist abuse reducing my desire to play football- Vinicius Jr


Reps Hail Military, Others Over Progress Made Against Insurgency

Group Warns INEC Against Conduct Of Labour Party National Convention

I’ll Not Govern Rivers As A Doctor, Says Fubara

Nigerian Oil, Gas Sector To Get $5bn This Year -Minister

UNESCO Trains Young Female Creative Artists On African Arts, Craft

Bayelsa Healthcare Providers, Nursing Mothers Hail Drone Services For Medical Supplies

Plateau: Mutfwang Inaugurates Committee On IDP Resettlement, 3 Others

Curfew In Ile-Ife: Oro Worshippers Violating Constitutional, Fundamental Human rights ‘ MURIC


Study: Bright outdoor light at night may increase stroke risk

Report: Global dividends hit record $1.66trn in 2023

Power Outage: Niger lawmakers ask gov to pull state out of AEDC

Shettima: FG mulls creation, funding of nutrition depts in MDAs

Ondo Guber: Group commends Tunji-Ojo on party cohesion

Edo PDP Chairmans Kidnap: Imosogie, Uwadiae Speaks On Release

Restore Peace In State Assembly, Plateau APC Lawmakers Tells Stakeholders

NNPP Appoints Third Natl Chairman In One Year

State Of Civic Space: Judiciary Should Uphold Rule Of Law SERAP

Benue: No Impeachment Plot Against Gov Alia Speaker

Olubadan Stool: Kingmakers In Conflict Over Installation Of Oba Olakulehin

Friendly: Osayi-Samuel Reveals How SEagles Can Defeat Mali

FG Begins Pre-Promotion Training For Officers On Salary Grade Level 14


Save Zamfara from terrorism to protect the north, Lawal begs Tinubu

Kogi: 460 intending pilgrims cleared to perform 2024 pilgrimage

Hajj fare: Dont seek refund, IHR urges intending pilgrims

Tinubus support for South-Chad Irrigation Projectll boost food security Zulum

Gumi confirms meeting with security operatives

Benue: Bureau organises training for LG administrators

Police prosecute 29,052 cases in 1 year – Adejobi

Equity market sheds N104bn

Nigeria to join European Bank for reconstruction, development -Edun

2023: Nigerian insurance industry gross premiums stood at N1.003trn in fourth quarter – NAICOM

Nigeria can host Commonwealth games in 2030 — FG

NNPP gets new acting national chairman

Why positions of INEC chairman, RECs should be advertised – Falana

Forced labour yields about US$ 236 billion annual – ILO report

NUP distances self from pensioners’ threat over N25,000 wage award

LP dares NLC, insists on staging convention as scheduled

FG inaugurates 15-member board for QSRBN, harps on construction costs reduction

Suspected ritualists behead woman in Osun

2024 election: PDP meets state chairmen, Ondo stakeholders

NASS urged to incorporate VGN into Nigeria Police

Niger assembly backs dumping AEDC over poor electricity supply

FGll remove impediments to food production Minister

NASS seeks collaboration with WTO on digital, marine economies


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