Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, March 26, 2019


  • Bauchi: Gov Abubakar congratulates Bala Mohammed
  • INEC to issue Sanwo-Olus certificate of return Friday
  • Renowned poet, Gabriel Okara, dies at 97
  • Firm commends police for improved security in Lagos
  • Atikus petition against Buhari, good for Nigeria
  • FG closes case in trial of illegal firearms importers
  • Google enrols 12 African start-ups into accelerator initiative
  • Transcorp Hotels to pay N1.14bn dividend
  • NSE celebrates Global Money Week
  • CMC seeks dematerialisation of unlisted firms shares
  • Govts, private sector to seal $1.2bn investment deal
  • FG reopens N100bn bond offer this week
  • GTBank, Unity Bank get CBNs recognition
  • No gov, House of Assembly petitions yet in Cross River
  • CIBN changes exam dates
  • ZOLA Electric, Sterling Bank sign consumer financing pact
  • Ethiopian Airlines still believes in Boeing despite crash CEO
  • Obsolete equipment reducing FGs revenue from mining sector NIMG
  • NEPC moves to address impediments to non-oil export
  • Nigeria, others need 20.4 million new jobs yearly IFC
  • World Quality Alliance holds International Standards Summit
  • New terminals: Aviation ministry seeks Senate nod for $461.8m loan
  • Metering is your responsibility, NERC fires back at Discos


  • Senate presidency: Buhari meets APC senators-elect, govs
  • Nigeria loses N302bn to gas flaring in one year
  • Shell, UBA sign $200m contractor support fund
  • Ugwuanyi embarks on pre-contract inspection
  • BNC issues 14-day ultimatum to NIFOR over headship, petitions IG, others
  • NASS leadership as APC’s sword of Damocles
  • Dealers association moves against motorcycles’ theft in Ika
  • Group faults suspension of Airhiavbere
  • Research: Sc & Technology ministry presents N20m grants to 4 academies
  • Fake Customs officer bags 6-year jail term
  • Buhari receives minimum wage implementation technical c’ttee report
  • NIWA places stop-work-order on Apple Island housing project
  • Benue GOV: Ortom to set up peace, truth, reconciliation committee
  • Human trafficking, major internal security challenge in Nigeria ‘ IGP Adamu
  • NABTEB, Delta govt endorse RCCG skills centre
  • Alizee: Absence of prosecution witness stalls Peter Nielsen’s murder trial
  • Elder statesmen set peace agenda for Ganduje
  • The internal conspiracies that destroyed Delta APC ‘ AVM Ajobena
  • Adeleke: How tribunal judgment upset emotions in Osun
  • The internal conspiracies that destroyed Delta APC ‘ AVM Ajobena
  • This election has embarrassed Nigeria ‘ Sen. Okon
  • Mass leadership: We’ll have leadership that’s pure APC, unadulterated ‘ Oshiomhole
  • Senate Presidency: Buhari meets APC Senators-elect, govs


  • Buhari moves to prevent National Assembly hijack
  • Literary icon Gabriel Okara dies at 97
  • Offa robbery: Court refuses post-mortem of dead suspect
  • Two feared injured as another building collapses
  • Rivers AAC governorship candidate alleges threat to life
  • N1.3trn public funds stolen in four years, says Magu
  • You are jittery, PDP tells APC, Buhari
  • Why I defected to PDP, by AAC governorship running mate
  • Kagame, Disu urge alliance for Africas digitalisation
  • Kudos, knocks for rerun elections
  • Kwara: New dawn, new expectations
  • NGO calls for prosecution of electoral offenders
  • Lessons of 2019 elections
  • Atikus suit lacks merit, bound to fail- BMO
  • 9th Assembly: Onyejeocha declares for Speaker
  • Tide against commercial motorcyclists, tricyclists
  • Transcorp okays $2.5b for power sector
  • Air Peace gets third B 777
  • Pensioners seek support for FAAN
  • Samsung: tough driving HSE awareness in workers


  • La Casera Deepens Market Penetration
  • Summit to Discuss Service Innovation
  • New Gas Commercialisation Plan Seeks to End Flaring in Three Years
  • Institute to Train 500 Girls in Auto-mechanic Skills
  • Report: Growth in PE Fundraising Highlights Bullish Outlook
  • Enyo Retail Unveils New Fuel Station
  • Oil Price: Nigeria, Others Commit to Exceed Voluntary Output Cut
  • Tanzania Holds Talks on LNG
  • You Must Patronise SON Management Systems Certification, FG Warns MDAs
  • NASCON Posts N4.4bn Profits; to pay 100k Dividend
  • Nigeria Moves in Right Direction, Improves Procedures for Property Registration, Construction permits
  • Attah: How NLNG Can Shrug Off Rising Market Rivalry
  • Protest in Rivers over resumed collation
  • INEC Resumes Collation of Tafawa Balewa Guber Election Results in…
  • U-23 AFCON QUALIFIER: Nigeria Can Beat Libya Today to Progress to Next Round, Says Okechukwu
  • Zenith /Delta Principals Cup: Keshi Stadium to Host FinalApril 1
  • Nigeria 2019: Have we learnt any lessons
  • Victor Osimhen’s Hat-trick Sinks Libya in Asaba
  • Canon Lunches New Range of Products in Nigerian Market
  • Bridgestone Opens Showroom in Lagos
  • 2019 Okpekpe 10km Road Race Gets Obaseki Boost
  • Ecobank Wins Sustainability Award


  • Buhari, APC accuse PDP of illegal access to INEC server
  • Buhari, APC NWC meet over NASS leadership
  • Court approves collation, announcement of Bauchi Govship result
  • Minimum Wage: Rewane committee submits report to Buhari
  • Ndume joins Senate Presidency race, seeks partys blessing
  • Appeal Court nullifies APC primaries in Zamfara
  • Court to hear suit on Rivers Govship election March 28
  • Building collapse: Civil engineers identify quacks in building constructions as major cause
  • Mixed reactions trail call rate hike Investigation


  • Bauchi guber: INEC declares PDP winner
  • Marafa praises Appeal Court’s nullification of Zamfara APC primaries
  • APC demands PDP’s probe over alleged access to INEC server
  • Lawan, Ndume declare for Senate presidency
  • APC won’t share power with PDP ‘ Oshiomhole
  • Zamfara: Appeal Court nullifies APC primaries
  • No man’s interest bigger than Rivers ‘Wike
  • Rivers: AAC deputy gov candidate dumps party for PDP
  • Sokoto guber: 342 votes margin’ll remain evergreen -Tambuwal
  • Era of godfatherism over in Benue ‘ Lawmakers
  • Nations Cup: Zimbabwe confirm death of fan
  • International Open Indian Sprint Championships: Nigeria clinches gold, three bronze
  • FXTM gets licence from FSC
  • NASCON posts N4.4bn profits; pays 100k dividend
  • How we plan to handle 600m PoS transactions this year ‘Ajao, acting MD, NIBSS
  • Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria attains 1,200 days on no lost time injuries
  • Nigeria needs N10trn infrastructure bond to curb deficit ‘Minister
  • Women still lack rights to land, property despite laws ‘World Bank
  • Audit panel condemns Unizik’s N3.5bn solar plant over poor execution
  • Deep Blue project’ll repress criminalities on Nigerian waters ‘Amaechi
  • Osinbanjo to present start-up packs to 11,000 ITF graduands
  • Leadway Assurance uploads FBP to ease customers’ funeral expenses
  • Minimum wage: Buhari pledges speedy action on technical report


  • Bayelsa mourns literary icon, Gabriel Okara
  • Obaseki laments underdevelopment in South-South amid huge resources
  • Dangote Refinery inaugurates skills acquisition programme
  • Nigeria’s IXP becomes regional exchange point for West Africa
  • Metering remains DisCos’ responsibility under MAP, NERC insists
  • Amuneke is a good risk taker, says Adepoju
  • Sterling calls for stadium bans as racist abuse overshadows 5-star England
  • 32 entities stole over N1.3 trillion in four years, says Magu
  • FG to strengthen ties with India on environment



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