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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Nation

  • Facebook under pressure as U.S., EU call for probes into data practices
  • Police withdrawal by IG: I am the target – Dino Melaye
  • World Water Day: Lagos Water Corporation carries out free water tests
  • Kano trains 3,500 vigilance members, distributes uniforms
  • Attempts to split China doomed – Xi Jinping
  • NNPC operations to go paperless soon – Baru
  • Melaye: Police allegations laughable, preposterous
  • 46 senators sign up to back Buhari in polls order battle
  • Osinbajo: $3b lost to NNPC Strategic Alliance deals
  • S. firm to invest $1b in Unity Bank
  • Melaye gave us three guns, N430,000 cash, says suspect
  • Rising public debt as ticking time bomb
  • INEC set to take decision on Melaye’s recall
  • Local refining: Fayemi, Kachikwu for conference
  • Assembly asks police to apologise for arrest of Imam, 400 others in Mushin
  • ABU Zaria refinery project suffers lack of funding
  • IMT, Enugu to begin award of degree in 2019 academic year
  • OSUSTECH matriculates 1,200 students for 2018/2019 session
  • FIIRO calls for partnership with research institutes, universities
  • LASU: Life returns to admin block,non-academic staff resume
  • ASUU, research institutes clash over TETFund
  • 2019: Where are the guiding ideologies?
  • UNILAG students donate blood to sickle cell child patients
  • Hepatitis: What you need to know and do
  • LASUTH, others to treat children with cleft lips, palate
  • From Left: Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina and Iheanacho
  • 11 Eagles’ stars in Warsaw
  • W/Cup Camp:Ezenwa, Eagles coaches arrive in Poland today
  • Ahead XXI Commonwealth Games: Quadri, Omotayo intensify preparation with German Open
  • FIBA Women Basketball World Cup: ‘Hunger for glory can propel D’Tigress’
  • Liverpool wants to sign Ndidi
  • NFF building Eagles beyond Russia 2018-Dikko
  • Hunger for glory can propel D’Tigress at WC – Okoye

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Guardian

  • Nigeria was warned before Boko Haram abduction
  • How PDP looted billions weeks to 2015 elections – Osinbajo
  • Refineries operate at loss, record N66.278b deficit
  • Liverpool swoops on £54m Ndidi amid huge Salah claim
  • Dogara backs restructuring to foster unity, equity
  • French ex-president Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe
  • New South African president suspends tax chief
  • Nasarawa man lynched for allegedly robbing, killing pregnant woman
  • Why anti-corruption fight will not be won in Nigeria – Ribadu
  • Those who brought Buhari should beg God for forgiveness, says Fayose
  • This is my last chance to win World Cup, says Messi
  • Abia hosts first Chioma Ajunwa Foundation U-16 Athletics Championships this weekend
  • Falconets need top grade friendlies to survive Germany, China, says Izilien
  • Croatia to spy on Super Eagles in England
  • Boxing legend Frank Bruno warns Joshua ahead of showdown with Parker
  • Ajagbe rallies fans’ support for local stars
  • EFCC and the fight against corruption
  • Agbakoba leads career development workshop on class action
  • Tokyo stocks open lower after tech sell-off on Wall St
  • Analysts optimistic of market rebound as NSE sheds N37b
  • Tincan Island Customs targets N354 billion revenue in 2018
  • As Lagos reduces land use charge
  • Herdsmen Attacks: A national security failure – Part 2
  • Labour Party denies meeting with Obasanjo
  • Fresh leadership row unsettles Oyo PDP
  • APC to expel members in court over leadership extension
  • The Official Schedule For Lagos Fashion Week A/W Presentations
  • How To Become a Successful Career Woman
  • Cynthia Nixon Wants To Be The Governor Of New York
  • Activist lawyer Adegboruwa pays tributes to Pa Gomez at 90
  • Appeal over court’s jurisdiction adjourned
  • Prisons reform committee and increasing revelations of rights violation

(www.guardian.ng)

 

Vanguard

  • Jonathan shared N150bn 2 weeks before 2015 elections—Osinbajo
  • Suspected thugs, kidnappers, robbers finger Dino Melaye as arms supplier
  • Coup Trial: IPOB raises alarm over non-service of its members with amended charge
  • PDP, APC trade words over Edo foreign debt burden
  • Herdsmen killings: Ortom asks for full military operation in Benue
  • Okogie expresses fears of Nigerians entrusting their security in Buhari’s govt
  • Mysterious deaths, diseases hit Edo community following curses by Oba of Benin
  • Breaking: Herdsmen renew attack in Kogi, kill traditional rulers, 9 others
  • Corruption is systemic in Nigeria – Osinbajo
  • Dapchi Girls: Nigerian Military Aware Of Invasion But Fled – Amnesty Internation
  • Nigeria Was Warned Before Boko Haram Abduction – Amnesty
  • Trump Wants Death Penalty For Drug Traffickers
  • Breaking: Ex-President Sarkozy Arrested Over Gaddafi Money
  • NBA Vows To Continue Protest Over Land Use Charge
  • Spanish Police Free Mali Diplomat’s Wife Held Prisoner In Consulate
  • Breaking: Kogi Doctors Suspend 72-Day-Old Strike
  • Facebook Under Pressure As U.S., EU Call For Probes Into Data Practices
  • Soyinka And Nigeria’s Dinner With The Devil
  • Israel, U.S. Slam Abbas For Calling American Ambassador ‘Son Of A Dog’
  • Poland Vs Nigeria (UPDATE): 14 Eagles Now In Wroclaw Camp
  • Militants Threaten Nigeria Over Boroh
  • The Herdsmen Are Not Fulani: They Are From The Moon
  • NNPC To Eliminate Paper Transactions
  • Jonathan Shared N150bn 2 Weeks Before 2015 Elections—Osinbajo
  • Uber Self-Driving Car Knocks U.S. Woman To Death
  • Suspected Thugs, Kidnappers, Robbers Finger Dino Melaye As Arms Supplier
  • I regret Eagles’ defeat by Bafana Bafana – Rohr
  • Plateau Utd shifts focus to Confederation Cup
  • 2018 FIFA WC: Eagles’ll play friendlies like World Cup —Onazi
  • Poland vs Nigeria: Iwobi, Ekong, Balogun others hit Wroclaw camp
  • Breach of Contract: Record label slams Runtown N70m lawsuit
  • Nigerians react to planned return of evicted BBNaija housemates
  • Winners of Sahara group’s photo contest emerge
  • BBNaija ‘Double Wahala’: Miracle gets second win as Head of House
  • Breaking: Federal High Court slams Runtown with an Interim injunction over breach of contract

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Punch

  • Man, 28, beats up mum for not cooking his favourite meal
  • ICYMI: I’ll release details of Saraki, Dogara’s pay, says Sagay
  • The cake I baked, decorated for my daughter’s wedding –Dolapo Osinbajo
  • [BREAKING] Suspected herdsmen kill traditional ruler, wife and nine others in Kogi
  • 9bn fraud: EFCC laments disappearance of star witness in Kalu’s case
  • UNICAL security arrests 11 alleged cultists after death of two students
  • Pupil dies after classmate stabs her with pen in the eye
  • Loyal dog waits outside hospital four months after owner dies
  • Private sector to play advisory role in food security council – Presidency
  • Italy seizes migrant rescue ship
  • Alleged fraud: Britain okays return of $500m to Angola
  • BBNaija: Again, Miracle emerges Head of House
  • South Africa to pay $14m compensation to families of neglected patients
  • Man chased by police blows self up
  • IG withdraws policemen attached to VIPs, others
  • Saudi women should have choice whether to wear ‘abaya’ or not —Crown prince
  • Boy, 9, shoots sister dead over video game remote controller
  • Ex-PDP chairman’s son: Court defers ruling on objection to murder charges
  • NSCDC deploys 50 motorcycles for patrols in Taraba
  • What the world is saying about Putin’s re-election
  • Police calls for collaboration with traditional rulers to fight crime
  • APC knocks PDP, urges support for Buhari to end killings
  • 2019: Soyinka, Tafawa-Balewa, Ezekwesili to attend national dialogue
  • Make public officers accountable, Fayose tells elders
  • APP seeks to join Electoral Act amendment suit
  • None of our party members defected to PDP —Kwara APC
  • APC, PDP clash over Edo’s $232.2m foreign debt
  • Izunaso, Araraume, others storm out of APC stakeholders’ meeting
  • RSA for mortgage: Workers await PenCom’s guidelines
  • Labour plans nationwide strike over N30bn NSITF fraud
  • Stakeholders divided over reduced Lagos Land Use Charge
  • Total PoS transactions rose to N1.41tn in 2017 – NIBSS
  • World Bank begins preparation for Nigeria’s $500m power distribution project
  • NNPC seeking funding options for refineries’ overhaul – Baru

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Sun

  • APC crisis deepens as Forum chairs suspend members seeking redress
  • Edo NDLEA seizes 5,650kg of Cannabis in 2 warehouses
  • Sokoto to disburse N2b to SMEs, says Tambuwal
  • Self-driving Uber car knocks woman to death
  • French police arrest ex-president Sarkozy over campaign funding
  • Weinstein Company declares bankruptcy, cancels all Non Disclosure Agreements
  • Wike has changed riverine, upland dichotomy in Rivers –PDP
  • Why Izunaso, Araraume, Uwajumogu stormed out of APC meeting
  • PDP now party of shame –Orubebe
  • Egmont Group’s silence keeps Nigeria on edge
  • Electricity consumers to pay more in new NERC regulation
  • Land Use Charge: OPS, landlords seek more reliefs despite Ambode’s concession
  • CAF CC: Akwa United scales Al-Ittihad’s hurdle on penalties
  • Suspected herdsmen kill traditional ruler, 9 others in Kogi
  • Armed robbers attack filling station, sack Galadimawa residents
  • Cross-border trade: FG signs treaty on roads
  • Cultists attack corp members’ lodge in Bayelsa

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

ThisDay

  • IG Withdraws Policemen from VIPs, Deploys 2,000 Personnel in 300 N’East…
  • We Haven’t Effectively Tackled Corruption, Osinbajo Admits
  • Dogara Backs Nigeria’s Restructuring
  • Saraki: I Have Nothing to Do With APP Chairman
  • CBN Dep Gov Nominees, Others Undergo Senate C’ttee Screening
  • Forget 2019 Re-election Bid, PDP, APP Tell APC, Buhari
  • Kano Assembly Takes Cue from Kwara, to Amend
  • Air Force Trainer Aircraft Crashes in Kaduna
  • Five Feared Killed as C’River, Ebonyi Communities Clash
  • Two Arrested Suspected Criminals Name Melaye as Their Alleged Sponsor
  • Uncertainty over Electricity Output as NGC Threatens to Cut Gas Supply to Gencos
  • Absence of Prosecution Witness Stalls Trial of Maryam Sanda, Three Others
  • Buhari: Under Me, Funding for Capital Projects Increased to 30%
  • Herdsmen Attacks: Obaseki Approves 36 Patrol Vehicles, Overhauls Security Operations
  • WHO Appoints Saraki’s Wife as Special Adviser
  • CJN: A Corrupt Judge is a Disaster to the Nation
  • Christian Women Seek Collaboration with Muslim Counterparts to End Schoolgirls’ Abduction
  • Orji Kalu’s Trial: Abia Govt House Accountant on the Run, Says EFCC
  • Obiano Appoints, Swears in Principal Officers
  • Anglican Church to Begin Rehabilitation Programme In Northeast
  • Ladoja is Playing God with Oyo PDP Crisis, Says Ex-Deputy Senate Whip
  • Amaechi to Deliver UNIZIK Convocation Lecture on Igbos in Nigeria Politics
  • $232m Edo Debt Worries Opposition Party
  • Fayose: Those Who Packaged Buhari Must Seek God’s Forgiveness
  • Lagos Asks Residents to Quit Olusosun Dumpsite After Fire Incident
  • Ekiti 2018: Fayose-Adeyeye Crisis Escalates as Governor Sacks Council Officials
  • Revealed: Army Delivers Weapons Straight to Theatre of Operations without Proper Documentation, Accounting
  • Silicon Valley Women Tech Leaders in Nigeria for Mentorship Programme
  • Experts Warn Akeredolu against Ondo Land Use Charges Law

(www.thisdaylive.com)

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