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Here are the major headlines for Monday, March 5, 2018


  • Petrol demand hits 50 million litres daily, NNPC incurs N24bn monthly as subsidy
  • Car crushes boy scrambling for lawmaker’s money
  • I impersonate to avoid giving FRSC, police N50 bribe – Driver
  • ‘Nigerian leaders must run economy as quasi business’
  • Economic growth may hit 2.2% this year, Rewane predicts
  • Facebook ends six-country test on News Feed split
  • Can two non-related people open a joint bank account?
  • Dangote donates N1.2bn business school to Bayero varsity
  • Teenager allegedly sodomises journalist’s son
  • Should judiciary continue to allow plea bargain in corruption trials?
  • Two weeks after, Senate keeps mum on Maina probe’s report
  • Obasanjo clocks 81 today, PDP, Amosun hail ex-President
  • Otedola endorses Ambode for second term
  • Beware of fake tax officials, FG warns Nigerians
  • How lobbying, godfatherism weaken Nigerian judiciary – Ex-CJN Mukhtar
  • Edo LG polls: APC wins in all LGAs, PDP kicks
  • God, 24 LGAs in Imo support my son-in-law’s gov ambition —Okorocha
  • My political ambition is still alive — Osita Iheme
  • INEC warns against hate speech
  • Politics can’t separate Mimiko and I but he left N220bn debt — Akeredolu
  • 2023 presidency: Buhari and the Igbo dilemma
  • Five govs, 20 senators’ll join us – SDP
  • APC will soon die, says Secondus
  • Poll timetable: APC chief drags N’Assembly to court
  • Petrol demand hits 50 million litres daily, NNPC incurs N24bn monthly as subsidy
  • ‘Nigerian leaders must run economy as quasi business’
  • Economic growth may hit 2.2% this year, Rewane predicts
  • Can two non-related people open a joint bank account?
  • Beware of fake tax officials, FG warns Nigerians
  • Thailand to establish rice mills in Nigeria – Minister




  • Oil subsidy may return as cross-border losses hit N774m daily
  • “Shape Of Water” Wins The 2018 Oscar’s Best Picture
  • 15 new airlines seek operating permits as business booms
  • Protests, concerns trail new Lagos land use charge
  • PSG showdown represents test of Zidane’s faith in Bale
  • Eni and Shell go on trial over Nigeria kickback scandal
  • Farmers/herders clashes not tribal – Bagudu
  • Adeosun alerts to fraud syndicate in VAIDS
  • NAFDAC warns against removing drugs from exclusive legislative list
  • ACA urges Christians to participate in ongoing voter registration
  • Buhari attends Ghana’s 61st independence celebration
  • Jose Foundation, England football coach seek end to child abuse
  • Five things we learned in the Premier League
  • Badminton players begin training tour of Indonesia
  • Buhari congratulates Super Eagles former coach, Onigbinde at 80
  • Nigeria fails to win any medal at IAAF Indoor Championships
  • Atletico would beat Barcelona if we had Messi, says Simeone
  • Oyewole Tomori, eight other scientists enlisted to tackle infectious diseases
  • Asian markets sink again as Trump fans trade war fears
  • NIBSS, government’s agent feud over $53b stamp duty claims
  • These taxes are important
  • The myth about Buhari’s 12 million northern votes
  • Peace as conflict: The eternal catalyst and elixir of human existence
  • PDP flays INEC for denying existence of underage voters in Kano
  • Peace, unity still hanging in Lagos APC
  • Nine LGAs endorse Ikpeazu for second term
  • Elsie’s Corner: How To Take Care Of Your Romantic Heart
  • Wear Your Power: Fashion Items That Give Instant Empowerment
  • NBA Star Kobe Bryant Wins Oscar For Best Animated Short
  • Sujimoto to deliver Banana Island’s luxury property in October
  • Delta government picks site for 10,000-unit civil servants’ homes
  • FG redesigns N40b Rivers, Abia road project




  • ‘Tell my parents I’m in trouble’ – Midwife sends WhatsApp message before abduction
  • 20 killed, 300 cows stolen in fresh Taraba violence
  • Herdsmen chop off farmer’s toes, fingers in Abraka
  • NNPC incurring N774m subsidy daily — Baru
  • FG accuses NASS of unduly delaying 2018 budget
  • I can’t understand what Buhari was doing at Kano’s wedding with Dapchi girls missing – Bakare
  • Breaking: Buhari to attend Ghana’s 61st Independence anniversary
  • Asari Dokubo’s statemet is false, says Makarfi as he denies voting for APC in 2015
  • NLC AT 40: Challenging OBJ’s abuse of power was my most difficult time as labour leader – Oshiomhole
  • Breaking: Buhari To Visit Taraba Today
  • We Have Tamed Grand Corruption, Says Osinbajo
  • Dapchi Girls: Extend Search To Gashak Gumti Park Following Suspected Helicopter Landing – Villagers
  • Armed Groups Rape Men, Boys In CAR
  • Researchers Discover New HIV Antibody
  • Etete, ENI, Shell Go On Trial Over Nigeria’s Malabu Kickback Scandal
  • Saraki, Double Payment And Former Governors
  • 2019: Mass Defection Looms In Lagos APC
  • Breaking: Gunmen Kidnap Kano Govt Official, Demand N20m Ransom
  • Nigeria’s 2019 General Election Attracts U.S. Attention
  • BBNaija 2018: “Double Wahala” As Ahneeka, Angel Evicted
  • Free Floats Of Shares: 14 Companies May Face Stock Exchange Sanction
  • NIMR Virology Centre Now WHO Prequalification Lab
  • Why We Won’t Entertain Grazing Bills—Enugu, Anambra Speakers
  • 13-Year-Old Dies Scrambling For Bauchi Lawmaker’s Money
  • Lokosa scores 10th goal as Pillars consolidate NPFL top spot
  • IAAF World Indoor: Ogba rescues Nigerian athletes
  • Dolphin Swimming League: Participants thrill as stakeholders seek support for the initiative
  • Sports philanthropist, Ekechi awards scholarship to ex Vasco skipper
  • NCF stages cricket tourney April
  • “I wish I hadn’t snatched her husband”
  • Guys, consider status in picking ladies!
  • When a married lover looks a tempting option!




  • Electoral Act: Presidency Intensifies Lobby to Defeat NA Vote to Override…
  • Scores Feared Dead as Mambilla Crisis Escalates
  • Osinbajo: Southerners, Christians are Biggest Beneficiaries of Buhari’s Appointments
  • Nigerian Banks Seen as ‘Sleeping Giants’
  • Adewole, World Bank Chief: Why We’re Involved in THISDAY Healthcare Financing Summit
  • Bakare: With 110 Missing Dapchi Girls, I Don’t Know What Buhari was Doing at…
  • Akabueze: Buhari Submitted Budget With Usual Details
  • Abducted Rann Nurse Cries Out, Says She’s in Trouble
  • Buhari Leaves for Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary
  • Daily Independent’s Abuja Bureau Chief Still in DSS Detention
  • 3,000 Oil Jobs Under Threat as Labour Dispute Threatens Nigerian Content Policy
  • Appeal Court Strikes out False Asset Declaration Charges against Former Customs Boss, Owolabi
  • Nigeria to Benefit as China Amends Its Constitution
  • 142 Cameroonians Escape to A’Ibom Due to Crisis in Southern Cameroon
  • Amosun, Dickson Congratulate Obasanjo at 81
  • Gunmen Kidnap Kano SUBEB Secretary
  • Climate Change Behind Herdsmen Strife, Says Bagudu
  • Nepotism is Worse than Corruption, Says Obi
  • Jonathan’s Aide: Lie over Missing Fertilizer Trucks Proves FG is Living in Distorted Reality
  • Elumelu Honoured with 2017 Philanthropist of the Year Award
  • Sokoto to Construct 1,000 Wells to Tackle Drought in Farms
  • C’River Traditional Rulers Protest Detention of Monarch over Herdsman’s Death
  • Anambra Govt Bans Use of Motorcycles After 7pm
  • Scores Feared Dead as Mambilla Crisis Escalates
  • Osinbajo: Southerners, Christians are Biggest Beneficiaries of Buhari’s Appointments
  • Nigerian Banks Seen as ‘Sleeping Giants’
  • Adewole, World Bank Chief: Why We’re Involved in THISDAY Healthcare Financing…
  • Bakare: With 110 Missing Dapchi Girls, I Don’t Know What Buhari…
  • Akabueze: Buhari Submitted Budget With Usual Details




  • PDP rejoices with Obasanjo at 81
  • Oyegun: Confusion in APC, as aggrieved chieftains plot gale of litigation
  • Nigeria recorded N4.035 trillion positive trade balance in 2017 —NBS
  • Mass defection of NASS members to SDP looms
  • Dapchi girls: Abductors want to surrender ―Aisha Wakil
  • NAFDAC to tackle importation of unlicensed drugs frontally ―DG
  • Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill only for the best ―Omishore
  • APC Kaduna crisis: I’ll support peace efforts ―Sani
  • EEDC decries N1.9bn monthly revenue loss to energy theft
  • INEC warns against hate speeches during political campaigns
  • Osun APC women leaders pass vote of confidence on Oyintiloye, commended by deputy gov
  • ‎Demographics, US major concern about Nigeria ―Envoy
  • PDP governors meet in Gombe
  • Man stabs father to death, feeds deity with blood in Anambra
  • Court remands teenager, 3 others in prison for allegedly stealing church’s guitar, Plasma TV, speakers in Osun
  • OPC member shoots student to death in Ikere-Ekiti
  • ICPC arraigns civil servant for presenting fake certificate for upgrade
  • 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
  • Italians vote in tight general election
  • 6 priceless creativity tips from The War of Art
  • Govt of The Netherlands plans funding for social entrepreneurs, CSOs
  • Microsoft Nigeria, Future Project held Demo Day for Accelerate LABS participants across Nigeria
  • VAIDS: Adeosun advises taxpayers to demand written notice from officials
  • Nigeria exported N232.05bn finished goods in 2017―NBS
  • Nigeria records N4.035tn positive trade balance in 2017 ―NBS
  • Dangote inaugurates multi-billion Naira rice processing plant in Jigawa
  • Odu’a Investment eyes listing on NSE
  • Equities investors stakes N27.92bn on bearish week



The Nation

  • Military tackles Rep over Dapchi girls’ whereabouts
  • Disquiet over budget
  • Lagos’ll become Africa’s third largest economy, says Otedola
  • Ajimobi’s ‘third term’ story is misunderstood parable, says Olubadan
  • JAMB: UTME exams begin on Friday
  • NNPC losing N774m daily on petrol sales, says GMD
  • Arewa youths accuse Melaye of impersonation
  • MGHS Yaba wins maritime quiz for secondary schools
  • Ambode backs Gbajabiamila’s re-election bid
  • Police ‘release’ sodomy suspect
  • Youths to military: act on lawmaker’s tip
  • Man allegedly kills father, injures mother
  • Police arrest five for alleged abatement, forgery
  • Fed Govt to rice millers: we’ll reduce interest rates
  • Fashola: Fed Govt will repair its roads in Ekiti
  • Footballer David Astori, 31, found dead in Italy
  • Lagos 2018 Fencing Championship: Nigeria bag bronze, to appear on medals’ table
  • Man City 1-0 Chelsea: Gary Neville dubs Chelsea’s performance ‘unacceptable’
  • Buhari Congratulates Eagles Coach, Onigbinde at 80
  • Taekwondo: Nigerian wins best referee award at Egypt Open
  • I was just unlucky against Assar, says Quadri
  • DOMINIQUE WILSON…American gal in love with D’TIGRESS





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