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Here are the major headlines for Friday, March 2, 2018

ThisDay

  • Northern Governors Meet, Say We’re Not Opposed to Ranching
  • With $12.2bn, Capital Inflows Rise by 138.7% in 2017
  • Dogara: Why President Must Assent to Constitution Alteration Bills
  • Yusuf Buhari Returns from Medical Trip, Mother Thanks Nigerians
  • As VAIDS Winds Down, FG Prepares to Shame, Prosecute Tax Offenders from April 1
  • Military Strategises on Freeing Abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls
  • Army Denies Role in Demolition of APC Factional Secretariat
  • Aide: No Mischief Regarding Saraki’s Absence at APC NEC
  • Drama as Police Attempt to Arrest Dino Melaye in Court
  • Finally, FG Rules out Conduct of National Census Indefinitely
  • Abba Moro to Bury Wife on March 9
  • NNPC: N’Assembly Has Promised to Pass Remaining Aspects of PIB by June
  • Again, NBA Clears Kunle Ogunba of Alleged Professional Misconduct
  • ourt Awards N100,000 Cost against Chevron in Illegal Oil Shipment Suit by FG
  • Buhari: Nigeria Working Towards Achieving Sufficiency in Food Production
  • Danjuma: Corruption Remains Nigeria’s Greatest Challenge
  • Lagos Releases Calendar of Arts and Culture Programmes
  • FG: New Minimum Wage Will Meet Economic Realities
  • Information Ministry Appeals against Shuaib’s Reinstatement
  • PDP Hails N’Assembly Decision to Probe Dapchi Abduction
  • House Passes Vote-of-no Confidence on Fayemi, Bwari over Boycott on Ajaokuta Debate
  • NNPC Denies Falana’s Request for Information on Petrol Subsidy, Refineries’ TAM
  • Obasanjo Coalition Berates FG over Abduction of Dapchi Schoolgirls
  • Four Killed as Fresh Crisis Erupts on Mambilla Plateau
  • Bolaji Abdullahi: Newly Inaugurated Boards Will Help MDGs Navigate Political Difficulties
  • Customs at MMIA Accused of Sabotaging FG on Revenue Collection
  • Shettima Calls for Strategies to Tackle Insecurity as Northern Governors Meet in Kaduna
  • Protest in Abia Community as LG Boss Halts NDDC Road Project Attracted by Otti
  • Niger Government Imposes Curfew on LGA over Attack by Gunmen
  • Dickson Leads Demolition Team to In-law’s House, Fuel Station
  • NDDC Fast Tracks Completion of Multi-billion Naira Headquarters Complex
  • Presidency Accuses Police of Charging Money for Bail
  • MNAPTIP Arrests 11 Child Traffickers in Anambra State
  • Don’t Use Council Funds to Service Godfathers, Wike Warns New Chairmen

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Nation

  • Nigeria can defeat corruption with foreign EFCC chief
  • 4 pregnant women, 140 other Nigerians return from Libya
  • Rep: we have idea where abducted Dapchi girls are
  • Why Buhari will sign constitution alterations, by Saraki, Dogara
  • mNigeria got $12.2b capital inflows in 2017, says NBS
  • IPOB appeals proscription order
  • Ajimobi deserves ‘third term’ but for constitution, says Olubadan
  • $500m: ‘Why Fayemi disagreed with House on Ajaokuta Steel’
  • Lagos, Kano sign MoU on economic partnership, investment
  • New minimum wage ’ll address poverty gap, says Fed Govt
  • ERGP: Building competitive economy through focused laboratories strategy
  • Senate, Reps bicker over NFIU bill
  • Adeosun on VAIDS: Fed Govt’ll name, shame, prosecute tax evaders after March 31
  • North’s governors okay ranching as solution to farmers/herdsmen crises
  • Lagos East APC endorses Ambode for second term
  • FIBA Ranking: Nigeria remains number one in Africa
  • Arsenal 0-3 Man City: ‘We lost to the best team’, says Wenger
  • Will injured Neymar miss Russia 2018 World Cup?
  • Ebi Onome joins Chinese club Henan Huishang
  • Title is not certain for anybody in Kenya – Oshonaike
  • Narrow escape for Toriola in group stage
  • PSG say Neymar to undergo surgery in Brazil
  • NASU is set for nationwide protest
  • OSUSTECH matriculates 1,000 fresh students
  • Leadership through innovation
  • When crises fester
  • Tackling low self-esteem

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Tribune

  • Prince Kazeem Eletu Odibo Foundation empowers youths, women
  • Oyo passes N271.7bn as 2018 budget
  • FG restates support for investors in mining sector
  • You are adequately notified about our non appearance, Fayemi, Bwari reply Reps
  • NNPC will soon diversify revenue inflow, mitigate future oil price drops ―Baru
  • Ali’s book launch: 43 years after, Obasanjo reveals how Gowon tongue-lashed him over diplomatic issue with US
  • Minimum Wage: FG assures workers of living wage to address social imbalance, inequality
  • Ajimobi deserves a third term ― Olubadan
  • APC’s plan to stop N11bn Ekiti road project refund is anti-people —Fayose
  • Why census will not hold in 2018 ―NPC
  • Man, 23, docked for allegedly stealing cell phone
  • Sexagenarian arraigned for allegedly producing adulterated fan milk
  • Court discharges pregnant woman who stole bottle of perfume due to her condition
  • Welder arraigned over alleged midnight calls to married women
  • ‘Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize possibly a fake’
  • Washington pauses as Reverend Billy Graham lies in honour
  • DR Congo police kill 1, injure 4 in dispersing banned protest
  • 3 African countries ban secondhand clothes import
  • EFCC, Danladi and unanswered questions
  • Akeredolu laying foundation for Ondo State’s greatness —Aragbada
  • How government can rebuild Ajaokuta —Dogara
  • Timi Frank, Muiz Banire: Acid test in APC reconciliation drive?
  • We’ll defend anti-open grazing law with our last blood —President, Mdzough U Tiv
  • As a Yoruba man I’m a title holder in Kaduna, says Prince Oye
  • Government should gazette all grazing reserves in existence —Miyetti Allah’s Assistant Secretary-General
  • Igala youths should return to farm — Omachi Ata Igala
  • Lassa fever: Nigeria recorded 43 deaths in two months
  • ‘Almost all mental disorders in adult life start in adolescence’
  • WHO provides first-ever approval for rectal artesunate product for malaria
  • Measles can cause deafness, blindness and kill, Oyo govt tells parents

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Punch

  • Boko Haram kills four UN aid workers, abduct one in Borno
  • BREAKING: Gridlock as tanker falls on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway
  • Guardiola defends under-fire Wenger
  • 10 die in UK snow storm, Army engaged
  • We’ll prosecute Bello for double registration, says INEC
  • Alleged false info: Melaye arraigned, granted N100,000 bail
  • I would’ve loved Ajimobi to go for another term –Olubadan
  • Tailoring business opportunities you can start from home
  • Stock market starts March in loss, sheds N175bn
  • Northern governors back ranching
  • NDLEA accuses man of swallowing 127 heroin wraps
  • With a President like this I breathe freely
  • Why I wanted third term for Obasanjo –Amadu Ali
  • Senate refusal to confirm me encouraging, says Magu
  • Sultan-led group attacks FG over girls’ abduction
  • NDLEA accuses man of swallowing 127 heroin wraps
  • Lagos residents accuse police of vandalising 200 vehicles
  • Police arrest cleric, others for stealing baby
  • Army fails to identify soldiers involved in Oyo park killing
  • 22-year-old remanded in prison for attempted murder
  • Gunmen kill retired policeman, two others in Akwa Ibom
  • Boy narrowly misses death as classmate shoots him during argument
  • IPOB explains reasons for attacking Igbo leaders, apologises
  • ICYMI: Robbers kill driver, set bus ablaze
  • Alleged false info: Melaye arraigned, granted N100,000 bail
  • Why I wanted third term for Obasanjo –Amadu Ali
  • Stoppage of Ekiti N11bn project refund anti-people –Fayose
  • Supreme Court judgment on Bakassi vindicates INEC –Igini
  • Saraki won’t sneak out of APC – Aide
  • Northern govs meet over security challenges, restructuring
  • NEC didn’t endorse Buhari for second term, says APC
  • Polls re-ordering: We’ll override President’s veto, say Reps
  • Nigerians are getting poorer, says IMF

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • You’ll benefit from restructuring, Atiku tells North
  • Al-Shabaab Takes Control Of Strategic Town In North Of Somali Capital
  • I Wish I Can Go To Western School Like Any Other Child, Says 11-Year-Old Almajiri
  • DSS Detains Tony Ezimakor, Daily INDEPENDENT’s Abuja Bureau Chief
  • FG May Leave NFIU With EFCC To Escape Egmont’s Wrath As Deadline Dawns
  • EPIDEMIC: Meningitis Kills 7, Whooping Cough Affects 104 In Katsina
  • Police Nab 256 Suspects Over Mushin Killings
  • NSCDC Deploys 500 Personnel To Schools In Borno
  • EFCC Not Responsible For Dasuki Detention – Supreme Court
  • National Security: IBB, Danjuma In Secret Meeting
  • Residents Express Relief As Lagos CP Raids Criminals’ Hideouts
  • British PM To Back EU Free Trade Deal After Brexit
  • Betway Sports Now In Nigeria
  • We’re Not Opposed To Ranching —Northern Govs
  • NYSC Mobilization Time-Table For 2018 Batch A Out
  • I’m Not Bothered About Second Term In Office — El-Rufai
  • Breaking: Four Aid Workers Killed In Boko Haram Attack In Borno
  • 40 The New 30 As Kane And Company Close On Ronaldo Landmark
  • Pipeline explosion creates panic in Lagos
  • Dapchi girls: Heads must roll in military, police, JNI tells Buhari
  • Why I supported Obasanjo’s third term bid – Ahmadu Ali
  • Dapchi, Chibok in the eyes of Buhari, Jonathan
  • IPOB Asks A’court to void order proscribing it as terrorist organization
  • 40 the new 30 as Kane and company close on Ronaldo landmark
  • I am confident that nothing is permanent in life – Wenger
  • Neymar injury offers Di Maria and co chance to step forward for PSG
  • Amaju sends Eagles back to Benin City

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Guardian

  • National Assembly rejigs nation’s audit structure in anti-corruption fight
  • Restructure now before it is too late, Atiku warns
  • Customs seizes N1billion contrabands, 18 vehicles
  • US accuses Russia of breaching treaties with ‘invincible’ weapons
  • Election fever grips football federation as potential candidates begin consultations
  • Four aid workers killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno
  • We will expose, disgrace, prosecute tax evaders from March 31, says Adeosun
  • Reps pass vote of no confidence in Fayemi, Bwari over Ajaokuta plant
  • Court outlaws post-UTME tests in tertiary institutions
  • Ekiti governor tasks aggrieved PDP aspirants on peace, party success
  • 246 arrested in Mushin, Surulere black spots
  • Guardiola voices support for under-fire Wenger
  • Mikel ready to lead Nigeria to knock out stage
  • Arsenal considers swapping Wenger for Hoffenheim boss
  • Algeria, Egypt, South Africa dominate African Fencing Championships
  • Bestman Games launches ‘The City of Lagos: Electronic Banking Edition’ of Monopoly
  • AFN going for ‘jamboree’ at Commonwealth Games, says Ebewele
  • Tax relief, Islamic banking not enough for infrastructure in Nigeria, says Fashola
  • Banks outsource payment gateway services to Fintech
  • Airspace agency acquires communication equipment for Lagos, Kano
  • Lagos DNA milestone can change Nigeria
  • Tribute to a survivor and combatant
  • 2019 Elections and ‘Youthocracy’
  • Good leadership, effective economic management as elements of good governance
  • ‘NWC tenure extension, mere proposal to APC convention’
  • Ondo State PDP elders sure of victory in 2019
  • Kristen Wiig Considered For Villain Role On “Wonder Woman 2”
  • Jay-Z Tops The “Forbes Five” Wealthiest Hip Hop Artistes
  • “An Apple A Day” Does Not Keep The Doctor Away

(www.guardian.ng)

 

The Sun

  • Osinbajo to open Lagos-Kano Economic summit in Epe Tuesday
  • FG unveils details of 110 abducted schoolgirls
  • US slams new sanctions on factional Boko Haram leader, Al Barnawi
  • APC extends Oyegun’s tenure by 12 months
  • Corruption: Transparency International report not setback –Osinbajo
  • Niger Delta contributed N96tr to national coffers –Dickson
  • Sierra Leone: Orji Kalu advocates credible democratic process
  • Herdsmen: 20 killed, 23 injured in Adamawa
  • Umahi bans herdsmen, night grazing
  • Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation disburses zero interest loan to traders
  • US varsity admits owing Nigerian government $202k
  • Nigeria, Cameroon troops kill 35 Boko Haram insurgents
  • Burkina Faso commences trial of masterminds of failed coup
  • Trial of Burkina Faso coup plotters adjourned indefinitely
  • US apex court limits rights of immigrants awaiting deportation
  • APC extends Oyegun’s tenure by 12 months
  • 2019: Ezeonwuka sets fresh target for APGA
  • Nigeria records 1.92% GDP growth in Q4 2017
  • 2019: Delta traditional rulers, group endorse Okowa for second term
  • All you need to know about 4G, LTE
  • CBN floods market with lower denomination currency
  • NFF inaugurates Audit Committee, Technical Study Group
  • Int/friendlies: Rohr to name Eagles squad for Poland, Serbia March 7
  • NPFL: Plateau United, Akwa United battle for top spot

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

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