Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, March 13, 2019


  • Assent to amended Electoral Act, international election monitors beg Buhari
  • Coalition backs Tambuwal over plan to sue INEC
  • C’River student crushed to death on campus
  • Govt spent over N250bn on useless enterprise, Falana says of 2019 elections
  • Two policemen killed in Sokoto by bandits while on election duty —CP
  • Juventus shares soar after Ronaldo hat-trick rescues Champions League
  • Pilot makes U-Turn on air as mum says she forgot baby in airport terminal
  • VIDEO: Many pupils trapped as school building collapses in Lagos
  • Chimamanda, Foundrae design ‘Freedom of Expression’ medallion
  • Final forfeiture: Court hears suit against Patience Jonathan April 12
  • Charly Boy betrayed us while I was in prison – Deji Adeyanju
  • US says ‘no basis’ to ground Boeing 737 MAX jets after crash
  • Pay N20bn owed in pension, gratuity before hand over, NLC urges Borno gov
  • BREAKING: Many pupils feared dead as school building collapses in Lagos
  • PHOTOS: School building collapses in Lagos, many feared killed
  • Presidential inauguration committee: Buhari approves Police IG, Oshiomhole, Lai Mohammed, 13 others
  • Atiku’s appeal: Opposition parties ‘leak’ names of panel members
  • FCC arraigns woman for N21.9m investment fraud
  • Mechanic’s wife loses pregnancy after alleged assault by landlady, sons
  • Lagos impounds 22 ‘Gokada’, ‘Maxokada’ motorcycles, 93 others …to prosecute 10 riders
  • Makinde alleges movement of cash from Oyo coffers
  • Akpabio, Akwa Ibom PDP trade words over gov poll results
  • We’ll abide by APC’s leadership choices – Reps caucus


The Guardian

  • INEC fixes March 23 for extra polls in six states
  • Pressure mounts on U.S., Boeing to ground B737 Max
  • Weak Nigerian corporate performance depresses consumer goods earnings
  • British MPs resoundingly reject Brexit deal for second time
  • Preference for overseas-based players killing Nigerian league, says Shorunmu
  • Deji Adeyanju quits ‘OurMumuDonDo’ movement
  • Ethiopia cannot read black boxes, ‘might’ send them abroad: airline
  • Wakili is still in charge of Kano police, says spokesman
  • US says ‘no basis’ to ground Boeing 737 MAX jets after crash
  • Many pupils feared dead as school building collapses in Lagos
  • British lawmakers set to vote on no-deal Brexit
  • VAR supporter Guardiola wants quicker decisions
  • Ronaldo lifts Juventus into Champions League quarter-finals
  • Players arrive as GTBank Lagos Polo gallops off today
  • AFN warns coaches to pick team on merit
  • ‘Chukwueze is the best talent from Nigeria since Mikel’
  • Bayern must be perfect to beat Liverpool, says Rodriguez
  • Why do political leaders avoid SDGs?
  • Thrive Women Solutions Post International Women’s Day Celebration Press Release
  • Interrogating the emergent forum of demystified godfathers
  • INEC’s inconclusive elections as technical weapon against opposition
  • Lagos APC, Agbaje express appreciation to electorate
  • 3 Important Questions To Ask Before Committing To A Relationship
  • Lady Gaga Is Pregnant With Her Sixth Studio Album!
  • Jussie Smollett Makes Court Appearance


The Nation

  • EFCC arraigns suspected internet fraudster in Kwara 
  • Int’l Observers to Buhari: assent to amended Electoral Act 
  • Davido, 21 Savage, others to perform at Roots Picnic, Philadelphia 
  • Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of Alao-Akala, others 
  • Umahi set to join APC?  
  • Photos: Ongoing rescue operations in Lagos school collapse
  • Kwara polls met accepted standards- Observers
  • Kogi East: Saraki inaugurates Air Marshal Alfa as senator
  • Senate debates alleged shortfalls of election budget
  • Chimamanda designs “Freedom of Expression” Medallion for Foundrae 
  • Court hears evidence on final forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan April 12 
  • Ethiopian Airlines: victims’ families to visit crash site
  • Updated:Over 100 pupils feared killed in Lagos school collapse
  • Buhari presides over FEC
  • EFCC arrests 24 for internet fraud, one for vote buying
  • We are recruiting, NNPC confirms
  • Dusk to dawn curfew imposed on troubled Kajuru LGA
  • Troops recover four AK 47, rescue 760 in Zamfara
  • Suspension of Rivers election targeted at frustrating Ijaws – IYC 
  • APC rejects Ebonyi governorship result, heads to tribunal 
  • Ganduje: PDP’ll be shocked
  • APC wins in 13 states, PDP in nine as INEC declares 22 governors-elect 
  • APC, PDP boast ahead of March 23 extra elections
  • Ethiopian Air opens condolence registers in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Enugu




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