Dear Reader, below are the Newspaper Headlines For Tuesday March 7th 2017.


S/West PDP faction endorses Makarfi

Atiku advocates merger of states

Sheriff out to destroy PDP — Ali Kano

127 PDP secretariat staff refuse to resume duty

Abia legislators rule out impeachment of speaker

Penalty awaits Discos over metering deadline default

In search of solutions to Nigeria’s power sector liquidity challenge

Naira gains at BDCs, loses at interbank

Abuja airport closure: Mobile tower leaves for Kaduna airport tonight

IPMAN suspends strike as NNPC warns against panic buying

Osinbajo to inaugurate Onoghen as CJN today

Fraud: How court handed Ngilari 5-year jail term

Presidency asks Nigerians to postpone US trips

Atiku, Mark, Saraki mourn Onukaba

Terror: Osinbajo meets UN Security Council, seeks review of int’l laws

Trump signs new immigration order

Clashes on Pakistan-Afghanistan border kill 15

Thai vets remove nearly a thousand coins from a turtle’s stomach

Congress probes Obama over Trump’s phone tapping

How Jonathan stopped UK from rescuing kidnapped Chibok Girls

‘Breast cancer risk in premenopausal Black women’

475 children, adults get free deworming in Osun

UNILAG students protest in Lagos, ask school to restore students union body

Gbajabiamila lights up Lagos community with solar

Boko Haram not yet defeated- United Nations

Daily Trust International Women’s Day 2017

Shell Nigeria shuts Bonga oil field for at least a month

Allied Health Professionals declare nationwide strike

Thai vets remove nearly a thousand coins from a turtle’s stomach

BREAKING:Court jailed former governor, Ngilari 5 years

Tinubu, Akande visit Borno to commission projects

We have zero tolerance for Human Rights abuse – Army Chief

Pillars thrash Enyimba as Plateau stay top

Ndidi says he enjoys Drinkwater partnership

Mandela, Johannesburg win Pace Setters Sports Festival

Nasarawa to revive secondary school sports competitions

100 coaches begin youth team coaching clinic in Abuja

Park wins Champions tournament

Kane at the double as Spurs beat Everton

Why Ideye’s move to Tianjin favours Mikel – Omeruo


Trump’s travel policy: Nigerians with valid visas denied entry into USA

Truck crushes girl sent out of school over fees

SARS policemen shoot two-year-old pupil during raid

Edo youths disrupt Osinbajo’s meeting with stakeholders

EFCC freezes ex-Enugu CJ’s N50m account

Fayose is a shame to PDP, says party chair

Protesters storm UNILAG, demand reinstatement of union leaders

Senators sing different tunes on Magu’s confirmation

No better time to restructure Nigeria than now –Atiku

Controversy surrounds alleged romance between Apostle Suleman, ex-stripper

Nigeria loses N3.45bn daily as Shell shuts Bonga

The politics of President Buhari’s health

Huawei targets two billion connected people in 2025

Six insider secrets to getting your personal loan approved

Broadband connectivity crucial to knowledge economy –Experts

Lagos worker kills boss, flees with car

Robbers snatch Crawford varsity VC’s Jeep, arrested

Woman in court for stabbing husband to death

Gunmen assassinate 41-year-old banker in Delta

We need safety guarantee to resume – PDP staff

127 PDP workers reject Sheriff

Former minister, Chidoka joins Anambra guber race

ICYMI: Jonathan rejected UK’s offer to rescue Chibok girls –Report

Buhari calls Obasanjo, Bello, tells gov all is well

We are not part of plan to form APDP, says PDP

National Stadium: Politicians, bizmen plot to stop Lagos

Stores supporters plead with Ambode

Delta boxers train under mango tree — Okorodudu

Players, traders escape unhurt as stadium fence collapses

Champions League: Napoli out to stop Ronaldo

Nkoulou dumps Cameroon

Is Davido considering quitting music

BBNaija: Take solace in Jesus, Akwa Ibom Speaker tells Kemen

Kemen sent packing from BBNaija for ‘touching’ Tboss

Reps seek to warehouse dormant accounts in CBN

Nigeria loses N3.45bn daily as Shell shuts Bonga

Fuel queues surface in Abuja

FG begs foreign airlines to use Kaduna airport

Making money from government estates

Six insider secrets to getting your personal loan approved

Wizkid wins first iHeart Radio award

Adele confirms marriage after years of speculation

PHOTOS: Celebrities slay at AMVCA 2017

I’d still venture into politics –Cobhams

My mother and I used to sleep in a shopping complex –Skales

Harvest of celebrity marriage break-ups

Doctors find 838 ‘stones’ in woman’s stomach

Environmental risks kill 1.7 million kids under five yearly – WHO

Mental health really does matter

110 die in cholera outbreak in Somalia

How parents can help children overcome depression

Five top concentration killers

Onnoghen: Saving a judiciary on the cliff

Before Boko Haram overruns Kogi

Idris, do more on kidnapping


West Ham 1 Chelsea 2: Hazard, Costa on target for the Blues

Court jails ex-governor five years for N167.8m fraud

Plot to stop Lagos’ takeover of National Stadium on

Failed contractors to face prosecution

Fed Govt to Nigerians: don’t go to U.S. unless necessary

Oil output dips to 1.875m bpd

Ex-Daily Times MD Adinoyi-Ojo is dead

Banks may takeover Etisalat over debts

NCC warns mobile operators over drop calls

Ghost hunters at work

LCCI hails govt on ease of doing business

Some former governors on trial

History, as fast train service takes off

Exploring ICT sector to fight recession

N10b river ports spark Reps probe of NIWA

Airport closure: Domestic carriers mull survival strategies

Obaseki’s 100 days in office: So far… So good

How to ‘kill’ corruption, by Osinbajo, others

Tinubu Square alive

From Iroko to Arakunrin: Ondo on the march again

‘15,803 benefit from Chevron scholarship since 2009’

Insecurity: Group urges govs to prioritise prison decongestion

Saraki, Bello, Atiku, Mark, Lagos NUJ mourn ex-Daily Times MD

Lawmaker to residents: protect government facilities

Fayose demands return of N10m donation to Obasanjo’s library

Buhari condoles with Gowon over sister’s death

Ambode tasks security operatives on professionalism

Only Ethiopian airline to fly to Kaduna airport

Border communities in Cross River seek electricity supply

Lagos rejigs KAI for environmental law enforcement

Professionals fault AI report

UNILAG stuns all, lifts AMK/NUGA Basketball trophy

Administrative hitches stall settlement process in suit against College of Education Zaria

RLC & DAAD offer PhD scholarship on oil research

Polytechnic lecturers threaten fresh nationwide strike

Auchi poly workers suspend strike

NSC seeks introduction of Admiralty laws in universities

Two Nigerians move up in world para-taekwondo ranking

Basketball: national female league to begin April

Why Manchester’s Ibrahimovic is called ‘the Big Man’

Eboue: Year ban like being in prison

Leverkusen sends Schmidt packing

God wrote this into my script, says Somkele Idhalama AMVCA Trailblazer

Amvca 2017: Complete Winners List

Filmhouse premieres Logan

I don’t have a life, says Funke Akindele as ‘Jenifa’ wins Best TV Series

Nigerian films dominate AMVCA again

BBNaija: Fans fault Kemen’s disqualification

Toby Grey to drop French-inspired Applaudissez

Oil output dips to 1.875m bpd

Banks may takeover Etisalat over debts

NCC warns mobile operators over drop calls

LCCI hails govt on ease of doing business

History, as fast train service takes off

Exploring ICT sector to fight recession

N10b river ports spark Reps probe of NIWA


Makarfi’s PDP Faction Meets In Ekiti

We’ll Not Abandon Emeteole — LMC

FIFA Clears Bazee To Play For Nigeria

Ossai, Gov Okowa’s Aide Liberates 3 Ogwashi-Uku Prison Inmates

Finally, South-South Govs Bow To Pressure, Resume Meeting Soon

AWOLOWO MEMORIAL LECTURE: Gowon, Anyaoku Task Youths On National Revival

Sports Ministry Yet To Release Election Guidelines

New Immigration Policy: FG Issues Travel Advisory To US-bound Nigerians

Northern Conspiracy Won’t Allow Igbo Presidency — Uwazuruike

DELSUTH MPCS Leadership: A Template For Co-operative Society In Nigeria

Buhari Has Delivered On APC Campaign Promises —Onu

CBN Sells $367m To Boost Forex Supply

NAF Begins Local Test Bench Production On Alpha Jet

Anti-sexual Law And Orders: An Overview

Influx Of Dangerous Arms, Fake Tyres

Int’l Friendlies: London Camp Opens March 30

Home Eagles Must Show More Determination – Yusuf

Nigeria Needs Ndigbo Now – Saraki

Uwazuruike Behind My Son’s Ordeal – Nnamdi Kanu’s Dad

One Int’l Airline Accepts To Fly To Kaduna As FG Shuts Down Abuja Airport

2017 BUDGET: FG To Spend N2.3bn On Frivolous Maintenance Services

CORRUPTION: Court Jails Ex-Gov. Ngilari Of Adamawa 5 Years, Frees Two Others

Fayose To Obasanjo: Return My N10m Donation To Your Library Project

Breaking: President Buhari Calls Gowon

My ‘impotent’ Husband Told Our Labourer To Feel Free To Date Me

Fresh Romance As Harrysong Returns To Five Star Music

Kemen’s Family Threatens To Sue BBNaija Over Disqualification

Wizkid Wins First IHeart Radio Award

Osinbajo Blames N/Delta Elites For Region’s Woes

Tinubu Commends Shettima On Projects Execution


All is Set, Says Govt as Abuja Airport Closes at Midnight…

Police, air force provide air surveillance, security personnel, sniffer dogs to man Kaduna-Abuja

Former Adamawa Governor, Ngilari, Jailed Five Years for Corruption

FG to Review Military Rules of Engagement

March 7, 2017

Atiku, Mark, Bello, Others Mourn Onukaba’s Tragic Death

Dabiri-Erewa Advises Nigerians to Shelve Non-essential Travel to US

LASG Has Not Introduced Borehole Charges, Says Commissioner

Police Burst Robbery Operation in Ekiti, Kill One

NNPC Admission on Poor Refinery Performance

SNEPCo Commences Turnaround Maintenance at Bonga

Former Gov, Bala Ngillari, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Onukaba Ojo, Former MD of Daily Times, is Dead

FG to AI: Shiites Are Similar to Boko Haram Terrorists

FG Creates Central Assets Register to Track MDAs’ Assets

Elumelu Hails Emefiele for Restoring Credibility to FX Market

The Observer: How Jonathan Rejected British Offer to Rescue Abducted Chibok Girls

Senate Investigates Widespread Fraud in Oil & Gas Industry

Investigators Expose How $800m was laundered in Etete, FG’s Malabu Oil Deal

Tinubu, Maryam Abacha to Inaugurate Multiple Projects in Borno

I Don’t Have Hand in Labour Party Crisis, Says Omo-Agege

FG Scraps 10% Equity Contribution on Housing Mortgage Within N5m Range

PenCom, Ngige Query Intercellular over N230m Pension Debt

Labour Writes Umahi, Demands Rectification of Retrogressive Pension Law

Florence Seriki, ICT Icon, Passes on

Banks Begin Compliance with Directive on FX Teller Points

• CBN sustains dollar supply, sells $367m

Shell Shuts Down 225,000bpd Bonga Deepwater Field for Maintenance

NBS: Imported Agric Products Totalled N212.73bn in Q4

NCC to Engage Telecoms Firms on Quality of Service

Nigeria, Egypt Seek to Boost Trade Ties

Union Pickets Landover Group over Poor Service Conditions for Workers

PDP Staff Snub Sheriff, Say They Cannot Resume Work

INEC sans Resident Commissioners, Recipe for Confusion

Onnoghen’s Dilemma

AIG: Building a Platform for African Leaders

‘Nigeria Police is One of the Best in the World’

Time to take Nigeria’s Judiciary in a Different Direction

Ilaje Residents Cry Out

One Injured as Fatal Accident Claims Four Policemen

Buhari Calls Gowon, Condoles with Him on Sister’s Death

N’East Crisis is World’s Largest, Most Neglected Region, Says UN Security Council

HarvestPlus Sets Sights on MacArthur Foundation’s $100m Grant

Ozil out of Arsenal, Bayern Clash

Unilag Lifts AMK/NUGA 3X3 Basketball Trophy

Mobil Team Tennis Championship Ends on High

Sports Ministry Yet to Release Electoral Guidelines


Buhari calls Gowon over sister’s death

NBM threatens to sue IGP, Army over arrest, intimidation of members

•Condemns xenophobic attacks in S’Africa

Vampire’s juju man arrested

• I prepared charms for his escape from prison – Suspect

Choose between Biafra and Nigeria’s presidency, Senator Girei tells Igbo

APC’s blame game, excuse for incompetence –Bobboi

PDP crisis: Party workers tackle Sheriff over implementation of Appeal Court’s judgment

• Say secretariat not safe for them

Oil production dips 225,000bpd over Shell’s Bonga closure

FrieslandCampina WAMCO appoints Langat, MD

Kaduna Airport: Contractors battle to beat deadline

International friendly: Eagles to arrive London March 20

Champions League: More trouble for Wenger as Bayern storms Emirate

Federation elections: Sports Ministry yet to release guidelines –Akinyemi


Protesters disrupt Osinbajo’s meeting with oil communities in Edo

Mr. Osinbajo was in Edo as part of his tour of oil producing states.

Nigerian govt cautions citizens against travelling to U.S.

Former Nigerian governor jailed for corruption

PDP Governors Were Compelled To Donate To Obasanjo Presidential Library – Fayose

Apostle Suleman Controversy: Father Of Woman In Sex Scandal Speaks

Nigeria Does Not Need Ministers For Agriculture, Health, Atiku Says

Agitators For Nigeria’s Separation Will Wait For Another Four Millennia — Buratai

Again, Nigerian Senator Loses Bid To Stall N1.2 Billion Fraud Trial

Fuel Queues Resurface In Abuja

Briton Robbed In Abuja

Atiku Mourns Onukaba

WHO Attributes 1.7 Million Child Death To Environmental Pollution

Abuja Airport Closure: Nigerian Govt Designates Five Hospitals For Emergencies

ONE Campaign Launches Initiative To Get 130 Million Girls Back To School

Lagos Gets Three New Judges

Police ‘still Investigating’ Death Of Four Officers In Deadly Trailer Accident

Obasanjo Commends Osoba’s Role In Presidential Library

Auchi Poly Unions Suspend Indefinite Strike

The unions went on strike on February 6.

Akwa Ibom Speaker Declares Support For Disgraced BBNaija Housemate, Kemen

Nigerian Govt. Budgets N1 Billion For Akwa Ibom Seaport

Former Road Safety Corps Chief, Chidoka, Joins Anambra Guber Race

Kidnap Kingpin ‘Vampire’ Killed Over 200 People – Police

Police Sergeant, Others Arrested For Attempting To Steal Baby From Hospital

Kogi Governor Bello Mourns Journalist, Onukaba

Man Prosecuted For Using Another Man’s Car As Loan Collateral

North East Crisis One Of World’s Most Neglected Crises – UN

Pro-Kwankwaso Kano Singer, Zazzabi, Released On Bail

Mohammed Lere | March 6, 2017

Though Vampire Is Dead, Yet He Lives, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Bringing The Private Sector Into The ‘Engine Room’ Of SDGs In Nigeria, By Edward Kallon

NIREC And The Trouble With Nigeria’s GMO Twins, By Nnimmo Bassey

Remodelling Governmental Intervention In The Nigerian Electricity Market, By Yusuf O. Ali

Nigeria: Who Is Thinking?, By Ayodele Adio

Of Water Rights, Subsidies, And Clean Cars, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Five Unforgettable Moments At 2017 AMVCA

Chief Zebrudaya received the AMVCA Industry Merit Award.

Ibadan Prepares For World Speech Day 2017

Botswana’s Central Bank Keeps Lending Rate At 5.5 Per Cent

Sub-Saharan Africa Third On Global Corruption Ranking — Report

Armed Groups Prevent Mali Interim Govt Installing In Timbuktu

Trump signs new travel ban order

U.S. Congress to probe Obama

Trump wants Obama investigated


BoI insists N10bn YES Programme is loan, not grant

Keffi Emir wants FG to alleviate poverty through agriculture

Edo to ban night grazing

Senate uncovers N10trn fraud in petroleum industry

PDP youths meet, determined to re-engineer opposition party

Supreme Court: FG right in voiding allocation of OPLs 321, 323 to KNOC

Disclose donations made to your library, SERAP tells Obasanjo

10% equity payment on mortgages below N5m waived

Trouble for CCT chair, Umar

FG tracks assets held by MDAs, creates assets register

Nigeria, biggest imported rice consumer in the world – FG

Kogi APC disowns Gov Bello


Moses, Hazard Shine As Chelsea Go 10 Points Clear

Aluko Finishes Second In Fulham Vs Preston MOTM Vote

Ajayi Eyes Super Eagles Call-Up, Champions League Title With Al Ahly

FA Charge Zlatan, Mings For Violent Conduct

Nwosu Defends Iwobi Over Harsh Criticism From Arsenal

Wenger Rules Ozil Out Of Bayern Clash, Denies Sanchez Row

Moyes Banks On Anichebe’s Return To Avoid Sunderland Relegation

Lawal Scores, Enyeama Saves Lille; Ebuehi, Omeruo, Eduok In Action

Conte: Moses Now A Complete Player Defensively, Offensively

Solanke, Aregbesola Win Oshonaike Junior Tourney

Olowora Named USA NAIA Indoor Meet Most Valuable Performer

Salisu: Why We Didn’t Invite NPFL Stars For Eagles’ London Friendlies

Iheanacho Benched As Man City Ease Past Sunderland

NPFL: Plateau Hold 3SC, Stay Top As 10-Man Pillars Outclass Enyimba; Rangers Fall

Ebuehi Delighted, Thumbs Up Yusuf For Super Eagles Invitation

Odegbami: Television And Sports – Like Tea And Sugar!

U-20 AFCON: Cameroon Crash Out; Senegal, S/Africa Reach Semis, World Cup

Kane, Alli Fire Tottenham Past Everton

Rohr Meets With New Super Eagle, Bazee, In Germany

Arsenal Legend Wright: Conte’s Faith In Moses Has Paid Off

Fulham Boss, Jokanovic: Aluko is My Important Player, Played Very Well Vs Preston


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