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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, March 15, 2018

ThisDay

  • Kachikwu: Modular Refineries Not Conceived to Guarantee Petrol Supply
  • Nigeria’s External Debt Rises to $18.9bn, Domestic Debt to N15.9tn
  • Undetonated Bombs Dropped by NAF Still Threat to Adamawa Communities, Say Residents
  • Dasukigate: Judge Lambasts EFCC for Misconduct, Withdraws from Suit
  • Metuh Begs Court for Permission to Travel Abroad for Treatment
  • House Wants Expiry Date on Carbonated Drinks by Jan 2019
  • Senate Seeks Disbandment of Kogi Vigilante Group
  • Group Asks House Member to Apologise over Disparaging Remarks Against Women
  • Bi-Courtney Assures Arik of Hitch-free Operations from MMA2
  • Varsity Non-Academic Staff Suspend Three-month-old Strike
  • APC to Boycott Rivers Council Polls
  • Muslim Group Protests as House C’ttee Halts Hearing on Hijab Controversy
  • 2019: INEC Promises All-inclusive Electoral Process
  • Appeal Court Reserves Judgment in Anambra Central Senatorial Tussle
  • CG: Immigration Service Recorded N38bn Revenue in 2017
  • Innoson Motor’s Chairman Defies Arrest, Fails to Show up in Court for Arraignment
  • Senator: Niger Governor Does Not Deserve Second Term
  • Akeredolu Urges Senate to Confirm Magu as EFCC Chairman
  • NBA Affirms Letter Clearing Ogunba
  • MIT, Mastercard Foundation Launch Prize for Financial Inclusion in Africa
  • Libya Returnee Gets Bail After Alleged Destruction of Public Property
  • Six Killed in Ebonyi in Renewed Communal Land Dispute
  • Court Dismisses N272.5m Fraud Charge against Oil Marketer
  • Police Parade Nine Suspects for Alleged Robbery, Stealing
  • Assailant of Two Slain Primary School Pupils in Ogun Nabbed
  • Compared to Jonathan, I Responded Promptly, Says Buhari on Dapchi Abduction
  • CBN Reschedules MPC Meeting as Senate Begins Confirmation of D’Govs, Others
  • Herdsmen Menace: Two Policemen, Several Others Killed in Benue, Plateau
  • Nigeria to Bid for Location of Headquarters as Buhari Signs CFTA…

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Nation

  • Rapper Olamide `Baddo’ launches new TV Channel
  • Arsenal’s Wenger understands Mertesacker’s wish to retire
  • NULGE decries slow action on Autonomy Bill
  • Road accidents claim 60 in Ogun within 2 months
  • How women can deal with nausea before menstrual period
  • Buhari: we will bring back Dapchi, Chibok girls safely
  • Schoolgirls relive abduction ordeal
  • Nigeria’s public debt hits N21.73tr, says DMO boss
  • Election sequence: Court stops Senate, Reps
  • Video of Evans confessing to kidnapping shown in court
  • Ekiti landlords protest BEDC’s ‘crazy bills’
  • ‘Govt to punish negligent officials in Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction’
  • GTB posts N200b profit, to pay N79.5b dividend
  • Plot to override Buhari’s veto on election sequence thickens
  • Reps to resend Electoral Bill to Buhari
  • RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP No special plan to stop Messi-Rohr
  • World Cup Group D: Eagles, Argentina match sold out
  • AL Ittihad chartered flight for Akwa United
  • Rohr picks Mikel, Moses, Balogun, Troost-Ekong as Eagles stars
  • Onyekuru to feature in Belgium League playoff
  • Barcelona knock out Chelsea
  • Bayern stroll into UEFA Champions Quarter finals
  • ASUU, research institutes clash over TETFund
  • 2019: Where are the guiding ideologies?
  • IBB varsity student dies in road crash
  • 2019: The debts Buhari must pay
  • Terrorism as threat to education
  • Akeredolu, VC hail TETFund for support
  • Raising business leaders for the future

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Punch

  • Emirates crew member jumps out of plane emergency exit
  • Road accident: 60 killed in Ogun within two months, FRSC claims
  • Reps to override Buhari on Peace Corps bill, nine others
  • I will take any risk to leave Nigeria – Stowaway
  • Messi will never leave Barcelona, says Chelsea coach
  • Lawmaker forced to apologise for ‘beat your wife’ remark
  • What do we do with Shehu Sani’s revelation?
  • NERC to enforce new metering rule from April
  • Lalong declares curfew as herdsmen kill two soldiers, two cops
  • Barcelona captain Iniesta considering move to China
  • Six dead, 14 hurt in Senegal military helicopter crash
  • Residents panic as hoodlums kill UNILAG worker, undergraduate
  • Reps summon minister, AFN, CBN over ‘missing’ $150,000
  • Fire guts Olusosun dump, burns Lagos buses
  • Schoolgirls’ abduction: My response better than Jonathan’s, says Buhari
  • Police ask artisan tortured by Rivers SARS to lodge complaint
  • Falana, Keyamo seek probe of pupil killed by policemen
  • Missing UNIOSUN student reappears, says MMM loss made him hide
  • Threat to life: Police advise Lagos magistrate to relocate
  • Road accident: 60 killed in Ogun within two months, FRSC claims
  • 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
  • Budget padding: Jibrin resumes, shakes hands with Dogara
  • Igbo group endorses Ambode for second term
  • Senate summons NSA, Malami over Kogi’s armed vigilante group
  • Police to partner hunters in Kaduna
  • RC to enforce new metering rule from April
  • Power distributors keep mum over new meter regulation
  • Nigeria’s oil reserves drop by 961 million barrels
  • Seven reasons to have multiple savings accounts
  • Nigeria’s debt rises by N9.61tn under Buhari
  • Modular refineries not meant to address fuel scarcity – Kachikwu

(www.punchng.com)

 

  • The Sun
  • APC: Tenure elongation unacceptable, unconstitutional –Etim
  • Modular refineries can’t solve petrol supply deficit – Kachikwu
  • Tillerson sack won’t affect Nigeria/US relations – FG
  • Thousands rally against Czech president’s attack on media
  • Israel shells Hamas posts in Gaza in response to bombs – Army
  • Ex-S’ Korea president admits taking US$100,000 from spy agency
  • I’ll chase Fayose away as I did in 2006 – Senator Ojudu
  • 2019 and PDP’s chances in South East
  • Magna-Carta option’ll save Nigeria – Akwara-Dundas
  • We’ll prosecute tax defaulters post VAIDS
  • Nigeria’s public debt hits N21.725tr – DMO
  • Inflation drops to 14.3% –NBS
  • Super Eagles, Argentina World Cup Group D match sold out
  • Rohr: We won’t allow Messi distract us
  • NNL boss excited over Samson Siasia Stadium turf
  • Ozubulu killings: Women protest, demand witnesses’ protection
  • Ways to preserve, boost women’s fertility
  • Wike flags off water projects in 2 LGs
  • Dapchi: I responded better than Jonathan –Buhari
  • Plateau killings: Lalong imposes curfew on Bassa
  • Dasukigate: Judge withdraws from suit
  • Herdsmen kill 2 soldiers in Plateau, 2 brothers in Benue
  • Governors lobby NASS to override Buhari’s veto

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Buhari, Jonathan at ‘war’ over Dapchi schoolgirls
  • Herdsmen, youths clash in Plateau: 2 Operation Safe Haven personnel killed, 2 others injured
  • Senate probes East-West road contracts
  • Power: Tariffs for eligible customer out soon – Fashola
  • Catholic Church Catechist, two others killed by herdsmen in Benue
  • Election sequence: Court restrains NASS on Electoral Act amendment
  • Senate summons NSA, AGF over new law establishing armed vigilante in Kogi
  • Buhari, Jonathan at ‘war’ over Dapchi schoolgirls
  • There will be no rest till the last girl, whether from Chibok or Dapchi, is released – Buhari
  • Ondo Govt Lists Sunshine Stars Head Coach Duke Udi “Sins”
  • Anti-Open Grazing Law: Benue To Auction Confiscated Livestock
  • Electoral Act Amendment: Don Cautions NASS Against `Over Legislation’
  • We’re Not Prepared For Commonwealth Games Medals, Swimming Federation President Says
  • Russia Slams Britain As ‘Absolutely Irresponsible’
  • LGA Polls: We Will Not Participate In Illegality — Rivers APC
  • Abandoned, Failed Projects Could Plunge Nigeria Into Economic Quagmire – CIPMN
  • Ex-President Admits Taking $100,000 From Agency
  • Osanebi Pays Surprise Visit To Ndokwa East LGA
  • Akeredolu Begs Youths In Ondo To Allow Seamless Completion Of Multi Billion Naira
  • Messi Best In The World- Conte
  • Dasukigate: Judge Withdraws From Suit, Lambasts EFCC Over Misconducts
  • Killings: Plateau Govt. To Review Security Architecture
  • Two Female Suicide Bombers Killed, 9 Injured In Borno
  • Mo Farah To Play For England
  • Ondo govt lists Sunshine Stars Head Coach Duke Udi “sins”
  • We’re not prepared for Commonwealth Games medals, Swimming Federation President says
  • Messi best in the world- Conte
  • Mo Farah to play for England
  • Barcelona’s Iniesta weighing offer from China

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Tribune

  • Less than 40% of maths teachers in schools are trained ―NMC boss
  • Toni Iwobi’s election into Italian Senate signals end to racism —Lawmaker
  • Tillerson’s sack: FG says no negative effect on US, Nigeria relations
  • Reps to re-transmit Electoral Act Amendment Bill for presidential assent
  • Unlike Jonathan on Chibok, I acted fast on Dapchi abduction ―Buhari
  • Reps to audit Abuja investment company limited
  • SPEECH: Buhari in Yobe speaks on steps taken to rescue kidnapped Dapchi girls
  • Buhari arrives in Maiduguri en route Yobe
  • Buhari didn’t handle Dapchi kidnap better than Chibok saga ―Jonathan’s aide
  • Ekiti 2018: Fayose predicts easy win for his deputy
  • Reps vow to unravel alleged rape cases in IDP camps
  • No going back on election re-order ―Reps spokesman
  • Court halts move by NASS to override Buhari’s refusal to assent to Amended Electoral bill
  • Court views videos of Evans confessing to his crimes
  • Ozubulu killings: Police trace key suspects to South Africa ―Commissioner
  • Ondo police arrests suspect with six stolen Nissan vehicles
  • Pandemonium as SARS officer kills man in Kogi
  • 45-year-old arraigned for pouring detergent in neigbour’s
  • 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 Bundes
  • NSE market capitalisation loses N83bn despite corporate actions
  • Nigeria owes N21.73 trillion by December 2017 ― DMO
  • GTBank declares N200bn PBT, proposes N2.40/share dividend
  • FMBN explain reasons for unoccupied houses in 10 stat
  • High levels of chlorine by-products in Nigerian water dangerous —Study
  • Oyo to seal off private hospitals training nurses
  • Only 3 states have domesticated VAPP Act —Adewole
  • Adebamowo named fellow of American Society of Clinical Oncology

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Guardian

  • We’ll override Buhari’s veto, National Assembly vows
  • Public debt hits N21.7tr, rises by N4.365 trillion
  • Reps begin probe on ‘missing’ IAAF $150,000
  • Senate raises the alarm, says Kogi’s vigilance group now a militia
  • Food prices remain high despite easing inflation
  • Russian media accuses May of ‘poisoning’ ties
  • Afghan hostage shoots Taliban captors, killing seven
  • South Korean ex-president Lee admits taking $100,000 from spy agency
  • Again, absence of Innoson Motors’ boss stalls trial
  • Obaseki’s convoy in road accident
  • Metuh seeks fresh permission to travel abroad for treatment
  • Tiger looks for ninth win at Bay Hill
  • Rep Orji laments absence of sporting facilities in Ajegunle
  • Mikel, Iwobi, Onazi among seven important Eagles World Cup stars
  • All set for LEG Lagos football challenge
  • VAR will lead Eagles to success in Russia, Joe Erico predicts
  • Blaugrana Sports pledges support for Future Assured Programme
  • Legislators slam NIMASA over unsafe waterways
  • Okomu Oil’s share price in record four-fold increase
  • OPEC admits United States shale may crash oil price
  • Etsu Nupe accuses APC administration in Niger State of nepotism
  • Still stoking embers of 2016 guber primary in Ondo APC
  • ‘APGA is original owner of Okorocha’s mandate’

(www.guardian.ng)       

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