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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Vanguard

  • 26 killed as herdsmen sack Benue village in fresh attack
  • Strange disease kills 30 in Jigawa, many hospitalised
  • Nigeria has lost US oil export market forever—Kachikwu
  • EFCC begins investigation of man nabbed with $370,000 cash at airport
  • Only restructuring, Igbo presidency can guarantee Nigeria’s unity—Cleric
  • …as things are today, the situation would have been worse – Buhari
  • I’m Leaving For Ethiopia Because Nigeria Doesn’t Respect Me – Gymnastics Coach Asuquo
  • Police Gives 10-Day Ultimatum To Militias, Bandits In Jigawa
  • Aliyu Akwe Doma, Former Nasarawa State Ex Gov Dies In Israel
  • Tillerson Departs For Africa For Talks With Buhari, Others
  • US Rapper Rick Ross Survives Heart Attack
  • Nigeria Has 500m Litres Of PMS In Excess – DPR
  • Batteries: Increased Differentiation Stimulates Growth, Stirs Competition
  • Kola Adesina Urges Better Regulation To Drive African Power Sector Transformation
  • Edo: Police Quiz PDP Chair Over Alleged Rice Diversion
  • Abuja Police Arrest Medical Director Of Federal NeuroPsychiatric Hospital Enugu
  • NNPC Remits N857bn To Federation Account In 2017
  • Where Rulers Ruin The Future
  • Under-Age Voting: Ohanaeze Youths Reject INEC Report
  • ‘How NIGCOMSAT Will Help Achieve 30% Broadband Target’
  • S’East Governors Urge FG, Partners To Increase Agric Facilities To Farmers
  • I’m leaving for Ethiopia because Nigeria doesn’t respect me – gymnastics coach Asuquo
  • How Ronaldo inspired Real Madrid to beat PSG for quarter-finals ticket
  • Buffon backs Juventus to stun Spurs
  • Lula risks jail in coming weeks after Brazil court ruling
  • FIFA World Cup trophy lands in Nigeria
  • US rapper Rick Ross survives heart attack
  • Female fans want me to carry them as I did Simi- Mr Joromi
  • Kcee drops first official video, Burn, in 2018
  • Controversy: Lady accusing Olamide is frustrated- Tour Manager, Alex Ozone
  • Bollywood actors, fans post speedy recovery messages for “Slumdog Millionaire” star

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Tribune

  • We are committed to resolving farmer/herders crisis, says Shekarau
  • Tension in Osun as Aregbesola inaugurates N1.6bn road project
  • At least, 20 injured in FUOYE students, okada riders’ clash in Ekiti
  • Reps seek US support in repatriating Nigeria stolen funds
  • ICT if properly utilised, can employ over 45 million Nigerians ―Shittu
  • Why Awo did not make West to secede
  • Ekiti ARG celebrates Awolowo on 109th post-humous birthday
  • Action Democratic Party is the real third force
  • ABU senior staff pull out of national strike, resume
  • FG begins retraining of technical college teachers
  • Fraudster convicted of defrauding Brazilian bank of $242m, denied bail in fresh forgery case
  • Prosecutor’s absence stalls hearing on Melaye’s assassination suit
  • Nursing mother arraigned for allegedly defrauding Lagos pastor Tony Rapu, others of N23m
  • Adeyemi students in violent protest over the killing of a colleague
  • Oscar 2018: Police arrest man accused of stealing trophy
  • Florida Senate rejects ban on assault weapons, votes to arm teachers
  • 4 killed, 24 injured in Poland apartment building collapse
  • Man who shot himself in front of White House is dead ―Secret Service
  • Oscar 2018: Police arrest man accused of stealing trophy
  • Florida Senate rejects ban on assault weapons, votes to arm teachers
  • 4 killed, 24 injured in Poland apartment building collapse
  • Man who shot himself in front of White House is dead ―Secret Service
  • Buhari to commission N50bn Sunti Golden sugar in Niger
  • Nigerians in diaspora weigh up £57bn investment in Nigeria
  • SMES: China Development Bank, UBA sign $100m deal
  • Elumelu honoured with 2017 Philanthropist of the Year Awar
  • Secret which every traveller should know !
  • Purported sack of 4 directors: House of Reps summons Artistic Director
  • IDPs rendered homeless as fire destroys camp
  • People now live in fear of APC regime ―PDP
  • Reps summon Maina, Malami, Oyo-Ita over pension fund administration
  • Buhari’s visit: Plateau govt declares Thursday public holiday
  • To restore her lost glory, Nigeria needs a leader like Awolowo, say scholars, activists

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Guardian

  • War-scarred Sierra Leone picks president
  • Death toll hits 26 in fresh Benue herdsmen attack
  • Reps order probe into alleged N2b, $3.8m fraud by banks
  • Investors worry over stagnation in prices of insurance stocks
  • Trump steps up trade threats as Cohn resigns in protest
  • Review Nigeria’s tax laws, Oshiomhole tells FG
  • Why Nigeria must be free from vagaries of oil instability, by NNPC boss
  • Aviation minister, regulators meet over near-mishap incidences
  • ‘Evacuate abandoned bodies in two weeks or they face mass burial’
  • Nigeria records lower ship call at seaports
  • FG detects 130,000 high net worth persons, firms in tax fraud
  • PSG project called into question after latest European let-down
  • Nigeria at war on three fronts as MFM, Enyimba, Akwa seek good openings
  • Klopp targets more after Liverpool end long wait for last eight
  • England may boycott Russia 2018 World Cup
  • Minister sets up panel on ‘missing’ IAAF $150,000 grant
  • Eagles’ team list for Poland, Serbia friendlies out this week
  • Foreign medical treatment for public officials
  • Black Panther, a good film with many lessons for Nigeria
  • Stakeholders weigh cost of expulsion from Egmont Group
  • UNIDO begins pilot export of Nigerian dried beans to EU three years after ban
  • Seplat, Unilever, others buoy NSE All-share index by 0.2%
  • Palestine: Forty five years after Yom Kippur!
  • Nigerians, foreign is not always better
  • Edo APC follows trend, wins council poll in landslide
  • Former Immigration boss aims to unseat Dariye
  • Nigeria must restructure now or face disintegration soon, says Opadokun
  • Five Big Trends From Paris Fashion Week
  • Blackberry Sues Facebook Over Messaging Apps
  • The Insects That Sacrifice Their Elderly During Wars

(www.guardian.ng)

 

Thisday

  • Finally, SEC Gives Deloitte Go Ahead on Forensic Audit of Oando
  • Again, Benue Victims of Herdsmen Killings to Get Mass Burial
  • Lessons to be Learnt from Black Panther
  • Abduction of Schoolgirls by Boko Haram Will Never Happen Again, Buhari…
  • House C’ttee Summons Okonjo-Iweala, Oransaye, Malami, Others over Alleged Fraud in Pension Funds Administration
  • Lagos APC Chapter Rejects Tenure Extension for Oyegun, Others
  • Senate Postpones Consideration of NFI Bill, House Adopts Recommendations
  • N650bn Subsidy Debt: House Urges FG to Pay Oil Marketers to Avert Mass Sack
  • NNPC: Nigeria Earned $476.25m from Crude Oil Sales in December
  • Buhari: With Right Leadership, Africa Geared to Eradicate Poverty, Entrench Democracy
  • Again, FG Urges Non-Teaching Staff of Universities to Call off Strike
  • NNPC: Nigeria Earned $476.25m from Crude Oil Sales in December
  • Aliyu Akwe-Doma, Former Nasarawa Gov Dies in Israel
  • Tax Offenders: FG Identifies 130,000 High Net Worth Individuals, Companies
  • AIB Releases Preliminary Reports on Dana, Delta, Other Incidents
  • Ambode Proposes Special Fund to Bridge N4.47tn Infrastructure Gap
  • Court Rules Condoms Not Completely Safe, But Total Abstinence
  • 65 Arrested in Connection with Religious Clashes in Kaduna Community
  • Sustain Public Confidence Reposed in Judiciary, Onnoghen Tells Judges
  • Amnesty International Condemns Rann Attack, Abduction of Dapchi Girls
  • Gbajabiamila: Vote of No Confidence on Fayemi Not Personal
  • Court to Hear Suit Seeking to Stop Indiscriminate Deployment of Military April 23
  • Plateau Gov Vows to End Bloodletting
  • Pirates Kill Two, Injure Three in Bayelsa
  • World Bank: Africa Faces Acute Learning Crisis
  • Your Neglect of Andoni-Opobo Road Cost You 2015 Election, Rivers Govt Tells Dakuku
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  • “Lalong Committed to Ending Cycle of Bloodletting in Plateau”

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Punch

  • Is President’s rejection of Peace Corps bill appropriate?
  • Trade war will harm global growth, IMF chief warns
  • Tillerson begins Africa tour today
  • Fresh Benue attack: Death toll rises to 24, mass burial holds Friday
  • Phone trickster: Woman disguises as best friend’s lover, defrauds her of N3.7m, car
  • ‘Ghost’ sues Anambra monarch over traditional stool
  • No shame in losing to Real Madrid, says PSG coach
  • Porn star sues US President Donald Trump
  • Real bury PSG to reach Champions League quarter-finals
  • Taraba visit: PDP, Afenifere, CDHR, others berate Buhari over comments on killings
  • Court remands woman for allegedly defrauding Pastor Rapu, others of N18bn
  • FG to prosecute tax offenders through special courts … identifies 130,000 high profile tax evaders
  • We’re ready for dialogue on land use charge — Ambode
  • Politicians have bastardised Awolowo’s legacies, loyalists allege
  • Pigs kill abandoned twins in Nasarawa
  • NSCDC arrests four rapists in Niger
  • Police arrest wanted cultist, recover grenades, military uniform
  • Farmers/herdsmen clashes forced Benue to shut 12 schools – NCNE
  • Court remands woman for allegedly defrauding Pastor Rapu, others of N18bn
  • Police shielding mastermind of my son’s murder – Hamburger’s mother
  • Politicians have bastardised Awolowo’s legacies, loyalists allege
  • 2019: Group backs Dankwambo for president
  • Lagos APC rejects extension of Oyegun’s tenure
  • ICYMI: EFCC gets court order to arrest Leo Ogor
  • Declare state of emergency in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Clark tells Buhari
  • Five govs, 20 senators’ll join us – SDP
  • EFCC re-arraigns Alao-Akala, two others over alleged N11.5bn fraud
  • Buhari to visit Benue, Yobe, Zamfara, Rivers, Taraba states
  • Osinbajo defends Buhari, says nepotism allegations unfounded
  • Trade war will harm global growth, IMF chief warns
  • FG to prosecute tax offenders through special courts … identifies 130,000 high profile tax evaders
  • We’re ready for dialogue on land use charge — Ambode
  • SEC directs forensic auditors to resume Oando probe
  • Power firms sue FG over alleged discriminatory practices
  • Nigeria can access £750m infrastructure funding – UK agency

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Nation

  • Obstruction of justice: Court dismisses Tarfa’s no-case submission
  • North Korea leader ‘wants closer ties’ with South
  • Buhari: why I don’t rush to visit violence-hit areas
  • Dapchi kidnap terrible, says U.S.
  • Tax: Govt targets property owners in highbrow areas
  • mWe won’t depend on import again, says President
  • EFCC re-arraigns Alao-Akala, two others for alleged N11.5b fraud
  • IPI seeks Independent reporter Ezimakor’s release
  • Dreams come true, says Nigerian Arsenal fans after Emirates tour
  • Everton ready to offer Wenger soft landing
  • Football fan arrested for masturbating during match
  • Joshua vs Deontay $250m bout for Las Vegas
  • Former Celtic striker reveals nightmare in Glasgow
  • Footballer David Astori, 31, found dead in Italy
  • Lagos 2018 Fencing Championship: Nigeria bag bronze, to appear on medals’ table
  • NASU is set for nationwide protest
  • OSUSTECH matriculates 1,000 fresh students
  • Leadership through innovation
  • When crises fester
  • Tackling low self-esteem
  • UNN hosts experts on Science Park
  • Nigeria’s disappointing investment in education

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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