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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • South Africa deports 97 Nigerians
  • 8b fraud: I made statement under duress –Ex-NBC director tells court
  • Abia police arrest most wanted kidnappers, foil bank robbery
  • Akwa Ibom/Cross River: Osinbajo mediates in boundary disputes
  • PDP govs meet Jonathan over party crisis
  • JAMB bans awaiting results candidates
  • I’m not running for presidency, says Tinubu
  • Biafra: Soludo, Utomi, Odinkalu, others call for Kanu’s release
  • Nigeria’s GDP growth rate contracts by -1.3% in Q4, 2016 –NBS
  • EFCC recovers more vehicles, others from ex-Customs boss, Dikko
  • Jigawa FRSC solicits media support on road safety campaign
  • NASS solidly behind Buhari, says Gbenga Ashafa
  • Malaysian court charges 2 women with murder of Kim Jong Nam
  • Nepal bans old vehicles to tackle air pollution
  • Lent: Cleric tasks Christians to give alms, fast, pray, visit the sick
  • Sokoto guber: Court decides Tambuwal’s fate March 10
  • Local contractors’ debts hit N2trn
  • Senate C’ttee chair declares $1.3bn DBN illegal
  • Lady Gaga steps in for pregnant Beyonce at Coachella
  • Court adjourns Abuja market tussle case to March 29
  • Gunman called ‘Meet to Kill’ admits killing Cambodian critic
  • 18-hour power supply impossible now — BEDC
  • Kastina tertiary institutions abused financial processes – Panel
  • PDP to adopt political solution to leadership crisis
  • Barack, Michelle Obama sign bumper book deal
  • Meet ‘God’, the Benin devil-hunting female pastor
  • Gambia scraps age limit for presidential candidates
  • JAMB begins sale of UTME forms, reviews registration
  • NAFDAC busts forgery syndicate linked to Indians, Mexicans
  • Corruption in civil service, a nation’s greatest tragedy — Osinbajo
  • Dismissed policeman works in Lagos command for eight years
  • Xenophobia: Nigerians storm S’Africa Embassy, demand suspension of Ambassador
  • 25 passengers die in Imo auto crashes
  • Artiste, Banky W, escapes death as fire guts house
  • NIS arrests three Beninoise with pistol, charms
  • N-power members protest delay in posting, salaries
  • PDP govs meet Jonathan, seek political solution to crisis
  • Those supporting Sheriff are noisemakers – House Minority Leader
  • Bad leadership, not God, responsible for Nigeria’s woes — Obasanjo
  • ‘Democracy cannot thrive without strong opposition’
  • Edo Dep. Gov. receives report of Technical Committee on Revenue
  • Man bags life imprisonment for raping ‘girlfriend’
  • Dele Alli’s refusal to speak to me hurts a lot – Nigerian dad
  • Mother, 27, repeatedly kicks baby for crying
  • Abortion, bribery scandal rock Lagos Police College … senior police officers, abortion syndicate squeeze cadets for cash
  • FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup: Nigeria To Face Italy In Opening Group B Fixture
  • Ash Wednesday: Cleric Urges Christians To Be Peaceful, Loving
  • I’m Tempted To Forward Our Video To His Wife
  • Project Manager accused of N199m theft
  • Osinbajo And The Demand Of Leadership
  • ‘What Does Bola Tinubu Want?’ – A Riposte
  • Keep faith with Buhari on Ajaokuta Steel, lawmaker begs constituents
  • 3-Yr-Old Kidnapped In Lagos, Sold Thrice, Rescued In Aba
  • Container truck drivers killed 1,000 people in 308 accidents – FRSC
  • Herdsmen kidnap 3 teachers in Edo, demand N10
  • Poor revenue performance of 2016 budget condemned
  • 2016 GDP In Annual 25-Yr Low, As Recession Eases Out
  • Enugu Int’l Trade Fair to tackle SMEs Challenges – ECCIMA
  • CAF Presidential Election: Nigeria Officially Dumps Hayatou
  • ‘‘THE WEDDING PARTY’ Dazzles Box Office In A Short Run, Racked N450 Million

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