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Here are the major headlines for Friday, March 16, 2018

Guardian

  • Fulani herdsmen kill 32 in Kogi State attack
  • Senate faults court order, asks CJN to caution judicial officers
  • Afreximbank, ECIC unveil $1 billion financing pact for trade expansion
  • No room for debate as Egypt’s Sisi poised for second term
  • FIBA nullifies NBBF elections, orders fresh polls
  • Bishop Oyedepo prays for peace in Plateau
  • Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing to retire
  • Police alert Maiduguri residents of plans for more suicide bomb attacks
  • Buhari directs MDAs to defend 2018 appropriation immediately
  • Footbridge collapses in Miami, killing four
  • Buhari meets NASS leaders, PDP senators absent
  • Winter Olympics: Simi ‘slayed’, Seun ‘blazed’ even on Social media
  • Napoli’s Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title
  • Spurs don’t need to ‘buy’ trophies – Pochettino
  • Iniesta hopes to avoid Real as quarter-final draw looms
  • Argentina, Croatia, Iceland still ranked higher than Nigeria by FIFA
  • Nestle Milo Basketball Conference Games dunks off in Benin
  • itiative in sub-Sahara Africa
  • Travel agencies chart path to aviation, tourism growth
  • African airports’ managers rally behind open skies implementation
  • Buhari, its time to go
  • Nigeria’s democracy and the Obasanjo Paradox
  • Osun: Towards a worthy successor
  • ‘Money politics no longer fashionable in Nigeria’
  • South West PDP still grappling with division
  • Catholics urged to participate in politics
  • Russia baits Nigeria with light, $14Bn for nuclear power project
  • Operators decry high cost of fibre optic leasing
  • NITDA rewards startups, pledges N25m center

(www.guardian.ng)

 

Tribune

  • Discussion of NASS leadership with Buhari in Aso Rock
  • FG receives 1.1trn requests data for erosion, flood control ―Presidency
  • Reps to probe Kogi govt, Customs, over alleged importation of military hard wares
  • We’ve removed HND, B.Sc dichotomy in federal civil service ―FG
  • 25 killed as herdsmen attack Kogi communities
  • Ohanaeze faults IGP order on withdrawal of arms
  • Gambia will ‘collapse’ without Nigerian professionals ―VP
  • Don’t concession Ajaokuta steel company, Reps insist
  • I’ll rather upgrade than establish new tertiary institutions in Delta ―Okowa
  • UPDATE: Workers protest in Abuja over unapproved allowances
  • FG can’t fund private universities ―Min
  • We are making progress in economy recovery ―Buhari
  • Court fixes former Oodua directors’ suit for April 26
  • NSCDC decorates 72 newly promoted officers in Anambra
  • Armed men rob school bursar N3m in Ondo
  • I killed two pupils because I did not eat for 2 weeks ―Alleged mentally sick man
  • Court remands man in prison for allegedly killing his Police officers’ wife in Osun
  • EFCC arraigns two INEC staff over N817.6m criminal charges
  • Italy elects Nigerian man, Toni Iwobi, as first black senator in history
  • New York student wins $250,000 prize for research on potato
  • Mysterious disease with no cure strikes dentists
  • Merkel braces for coalition government in Germany
  • Merkel sworn in for fourth term by Bundestag
  • High charges at ports killing businesses ―Manufacturer
  • Stanbic IBTC records 36% growth in earnings, adds 70% PAT
  • Seme customs attains 80% revenue target
  • NSE market capitalisation loses N83bn despite corporate action
  • Oyo State will be better off with AD in power —Debo Gbadebo
  • Ambode is working because Lagos Assembly is working —Olorunrinu
  • I have installed, removed governors —Ojudu
  • APC will win more states in 2019 —Muazu

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

The Sun

  • Ogun school murders: Suspect says “frustration” drove him to kill
  • Buhari’s govt’ll end Boko Haram, herdsmen activities –Kalu
  • Budget: Buhari orders MDAs to honour NASS invitation
  • Obiano’s second term inauguration holds tomorrow
  • Declare herdsmen terrorists –Soyinka
  • Nigeria tilting towards failed state –Senators
  • Reps probe Fayemi over Ajaokuta Steel
  • Herdsmen kill 32 in Kogi, burn houses
  • I’ll sign death warrant on kidnap convicts –Wike
  • Land Use Charge: House of Assembly keeps mum as Lagos bows to pressure
  • Soyinka gets pushback for call to declare Fulani herdsmen terrorists
  • Amina Mohammed celebrates Nigerian women appointed into global positions
  • Anxiety as Argungu River dries up
  • 4 countries to exit list of least developed countries
  • New Zealand joins international critics of Russia in nerve-agent case
  • US slaps sanctions on Russia for election meddling, cyber attacks
  • 2019: How PDP can sack APC –Dickson
  • Kachikwu to lead discussions at Energie Platform Lecture Series today
  • OPS, NBA reject Ambode’s 50% review of LUC
  • CBN to hold 1st MPC meeting in April –Emefiele
  • Nigeria static on FIFA ranking
  • NBBF crisis: FIBA orders fresh elections
  • Matthew expects Akwa United to go past Ittihad

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Punch

  • Trump Jr divorces wife, Vanessa
  • Iniesta hopes to avoid Real as quarter-final draw looms
  • Simi set for BBNaija
  • How to protect your home, family with smart lock
  • NYSC withdraws Corpers from Osun school
  • England coach desperate to avoid World Cup boycott
  • Family petitions Ekiti CP over son’s alleged unlawful detention
  • We’re not discriminatory, CBN tells power generating firms
  • Access Bank unveils student credit card
  • ‘No more abuse of consumers’ rights in Lagos’
  • Reps oppose Ajaokuta concession plan, to amend privatisation law
  • Police dismiss terrorist attack on Kano schools
  • Ministry trains teachers in terror attacks, other emergencies
  • Indian Wells: Venus sets up semi-final clash with Kasatkina
  • Senate passes National Transport Commission Bill
  • Frustration drove me to kill Ogun pupils –Suspected madman
  • Govt worker protests posting, hires gang to beat boss
  • Lekki wife tortures, locks maid in toilet
  • Pastor arraigned for fake prophecy, taking member’s vehicle
  • 55-year-old rapes neighbour’s daughter to death in Katsina
  • Cult members kill Akwa Ibom youth leader
  • Robbers attack Ondo school, steal money
  • Eight passengers kidnapped in Oyo
  • Artisan tortured by Rivers SARS reports to police
  • Ladoja loyalists fault Oyelese over Oyo PDP crisis
  • Dickson submits PDP reconciliation report to Secondus
  • MDP urges youth to join politics
  • NJC sacks suspended Abia CJs, to probe Supreme Court judge
  • Senate to write CJN over court judgment stopping Electoral Act amendment
  • Lawmaker forced to apologise for ‘beat your wife’ remark
  • Schoolgirls’ abduction: My response better than Jonathan’s, says Buhari
  • Ladoja can’t intimidate Oyo PDP, says Oyelese
  • Court fixes March 27 for suit challenging Oyegun tenure elongation

(www.punchng.com)

 

ThisDay

  • 25 People Killed as Herdsmen Invade Kogi Villages
  • Buhari Commissions N50bn FMN Sugar Estate, Says Nigeria Attracting Right Investment
  • Lagos Govt Bows to Pressure, Slashes Land Use Charge
  • Emefiele Confirms Postponement of MPC Meeting
  • False Assets Declaration: S’Court Adjourns Hearing in FG, Saraki’s Appeal Indefinitely
  • Prison Officers Move Charles Okah to Borno Prisons
  • NJC Sacks Abia CJ, Another Judge
  • Dickson Submits PDP Reconciliation Report To Secondus
  • Shell, GTB Grant $270m Oil-backed Loan to Amni International
  • House to Remove Ajaokuta Plant from Schedule of Privatisation Act
  • Media Trust Founder: Why We Are Celebrating 20th Anniversary
  • Amnesty Activists Uncover Serious Negligence by Oil Giants, Shell and Eni
  • Obi Laments Poor Leadership in Nigeria
  • Aero Flight Makes Emergency Landing, Abandons Passengers at Airport
  • Cotton Garment Industry’s Low Contribution to GDP Confounds Stakeholders
  • Anambra Announces Three Days Celebrations for Obiano’s Inauguration
  • CPC Boss: Over 70% of Nigerians Still Worried about Online Shopping
  • Innoson Chairman Challenges Jurisdiction of Lagos Court
  • Family Petitions CP Over Illegal Detention of Son by F-SARS
  • Plateau Killings: Lalong to Review State Security Architecture
  • EFCC Arraigns Two INEC Officers for Alleged N817.6m Fraud
  • NESG Seeks Special Intervention Fund on Mass Housing Devt
  • Firm Unveils Essential Leadership Skills for Managers & Owners
  • Wike Gives Assent to Rivers State Neighbourhood Watch Safety Corps Law, Others
  • House Probes Allegations of State Sponsored ‘Terrorism’ in Kogi
  • Boko Haram, Militancy, Outcomes of Youth Unemployment Time Bomb Explosion, Say Experts
  • Kano Denies Rumour of Attacks on Schools by Boko Haram
  • Rights Group: 3,850 Persons, Mostly Christians Have Lost Their Lives Under Buhari
  • FG Replaces Shagaya, Osinbajo to Inaugurate Boards of Agencies Under Office of VP
  • Police Intercept Nigerienne National with Ammunition, Camouflage in Sokoto
  • Atiku to Speak at Chatham House
  • N470m Campaign Fund: Court Permits Belgore to Attend Conference in Kenya

(www.thisdaylive.com)

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