NEWSPAPER Headlines For Thursday, March 9, 2017

NEWSPAPER Headlines For Thursday, March 9, 2017

Today’s Top Newspaper Headlines (March 9).

Read the News that made Headlines in Top Nigerian Newspapers like THE PUNCH, VANGUARD, THE SUN, DAILY TRUST, PREMIUM TIMES, THE NATION, THISDAY, NIGERIAN PILOT, NIGERIAN TELEGRAPH and other top Newspapers today

*SUN*

  • Hausa-Yoruba clash: Curfew in Ile-Ife, as death toll rises to 10
  • Duty on old vehicles: Customs shuns Senate
  • Kalu, Slok have no link to 27 bank drafts –Witness
  • It’s difficult to account for what Suswam did –Ortom
  • Anambra guber: APGA’ll be voted out- PDP aspirant
  • 2019: APC must work harder to take South-East –Obetta
  • Delay in 2017 Budget passage may stall ERGP –FG
  • …Predicts end of recession by December
  • FIRS nets N27.086bn from tax waivers
  • …Registers 814,000 tax payers in 2016
  • 3 banks plan takeover of Etisalat for N541bn loan default
  • …Firm in talks over missed payment on $1.2bn loan
  • Camp Nou miracle: Barca wallops PSG 6-1 to romp into q/final
  • National Stadium : Supporters club throws weight behind Ambode
  • Go,Wenger go, Arsenal fans cry out
  • Women to create 79,000 jobs by 2019 -Bol
  • SEC seeks removal of 12-year statute cap on unclaimed dividends
  • Minister lists benefits of BoA restructuring
  • Tontoh Dike opens up on how hubby humiliated her in Ghana, stripped her naked!
  • Akinola calls for sustenance of peace in Oshodi

*THISDAY*

  • FG Optimistic Nigeria Will Exit Recession This Year
  • Leaders Mourn Passing of Ex-Governor of Old Western Region, General Adebayo
  • Metuh Cries Out as Armed Men Invade His Home
  • Aisha Buhari: Osinbajo Capable of Leading Nigeria
  • PDP Senators to Meet Govs, Seek Out-of-Court Settlement on Party’s…
  • US Embassy Insists Nigeria is Not Affected by Trump Travel Ban
  • Osinbajo to Visit Sokoto Today
  • Ambode Accuses Fashola’s Ministry of Frustrating Efforts to Rehabilitate Oshodi-Airport Road
  • Xenophobic Attacks: House Forces Senate to Cancel Trip to South Africa
  • Oranto Petroleum Invests $500m in South Sudan Oil Block
  • Heritage Bank Exonerates Executive Director of Fraud Allegation
  • Etisalat in N377bn Debt Crisis, Pleads with 13 Banks
  • Domestic Debt Stock Rises to N11.05tn
  • Witness: How Ashinze, Others Received N5.6bn from NSA’s Office
  • Ethiopian Airways Lands, Takes off from Kaduna Airport
  • Ishaku Plans New System of Water Management for Taraba
  • Amosun Tasks Private Sector on Local Content, Import Substitution
  • Police Confirm Seven Dead in Yoruba, Hausa Communal Clash in Ife
  • Despite Senate Advisory, Customs Insists on Payment of Duty by All Car Owners
  • British Monarch Confers National Honour on Nigerian Nurse, Elizabeth Anionwu
  • Ayade Congratulates Onnoghen on Appointment as CJN
  • Emeh Commends Wike as Emohua PDP Welcomes Him Back
  • FG Restates Commitment to Restructure BOA
  • Chinese Nationals Arraigned in Lagos Court over Importation of Fake Tyres
  • Absence of Defence Witness Stalls Nyame’s N1.64bn Fraud Trial
  • Violators of Appropriation Act Risk Two-year Jail Term
  • How New Environmental Law will Benefit Lagosians
  • Aregbesola Stopped from Increasing Filing Fees in Osun Courts
  • Monarch, Kinsmen Mourn as Gen Adebayo Dies a Day to 89th Birthday
  • Minister Empowers 200 Women in Sokoto
  • Minister: FG’s Plan for Workers to Own Houses at Advanced Stage
  • Acting President Visits Sokoto Thursday
  • World Bank, Sokoto Govt commit N9b for rebuilding of collapsed dam
  • FG Looks to 2020, Targets 7% Growth under Economic Recovery Plan
  • UK: Jonathan’s Govt Did Not Reject Help to Rescue Chibok Girls
  • $1.2bn Debt: Three Nigerian Banks Move to Take over Etisalat
  • N500m Intervention Fund for Schools Ready, Says CBN
  • Diamond Bank Partners BoI on N140bn GEEP Fund
  • GTBank Posts N132bn Profit, Recommends 175k Final Dividend
  • Fidelity Bank Pledges Support for Entertainers, Musicians
  • BBC Finally Launches Pilot News Chatbot from Nigerian Developers
  • Emeh: Rivers APC is Disorganised
  • Exorcising Gerontocracy in Yoruba Politics (2)
  • Sheriff Threatens Disciplinary Action against Disloyal Staff
  • The Day Our Soldiers Went Mad Again
  • Beating the Odds
  • Female Executives, Let’s Up the Ante – Part 1
  • ‘Strike Action: Govt Policy on No-Work No-Pay Has Saved Health of Nigerians’
  • Dealing with Diarrhea
  • Guinness Equips Lagos Eye Hospital with Optical Devices
  • Aisha Buhari Raises Alarm over High Infant, Maternal Mortality
  • NAFDAC Arrests Criminal Syndicate Producing Fake Drugs, Food Products
  • Lagos Will Not Discharge FG Equity in National Stadium, Says Dalung
  • Okpekpe Organisers Re-appoint Abmayr as Elite Athletes Manager
  • Chukwu Hopeful Zamalek Will Fall as Rangers Depart for Cairo
  • Bournemouth Defender to Serve Five-match Ban for Violent Conduct

*DAILY TRUST*

  • Osinbajo at 60: Ministers sing for acting president (VIDEO)
  • Air Peace blames flight disruption on VIP movement, weather
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail will boost Nigeria’s economy – Ajimobi, Amosun
  • Court fixes March 28 for trial of two Chinese accused of importing fake tyres into Nigeria
  • Whistle-blower Policy:Group condemns dismissal of ministry official for exposing fraud
  • Gen. Shagaya loses wife, Pauline at 70
  • NFVCB to review film censorship criteria in Nigeria
  • Osinbajo sings to mark his 60th birthday (VIDEO INCLUDED)
  • Osinbajo marks 60th birthday inside Aso Rock
  • China calls on North Korea to suspend nukes, US to stop military drills
  • Farmers smile as tomato price rises in Katsina
  • How farmers can use their produce for bank loan – NCX boss
  • Sokoto carrot farmers push for seeds, processing plant
  • Olam Nigeria gets productivity award for rice production
  • Bumper Harvest: Wheat price crashes in Kano
  • Katsina revives 7 irrigation schemes
  • Ilorin woman arrested over stolen foodstuffs
  • Divorcee jailed for keeping 4.7kg Indian hemp
  • Court remands boy for impregnating minor
  • Group wants probe of 8 deaths in police, prison custodies
  • Crab takes on alligator, wins battle with hilarious pinch
  • Experts differ on FG’s economic plans
  • GTBank reports N165.14 bn pre-tax profit
  • The issue of scanners at port is beyond customs – Babani
  • Recession: Nigerians import N460bn worth of wines, beverages, others
  • Reps demand enhanced flight safety at airports
  • Stocks market posts N49bn loss
  • Vehicles duty: Customs cuts 60% for models below 2016
  • Gwarzo wants trust fund for unclaimed dividends
  • Heritage Bank faults fraud allegation against director

*VANGUARD*

  • New Minimum Wage: NLC Accuses FG Of Foot-dragging On Tripartite C’ttee
  • Ambode Urges New Judges To Maintain High Standard
  • Support My Govt, Okorocha Courts NBA
  • N500bn Social Intervention Scheme: Reps To Probe Osinbajo, Adeosun, Udoma
  • Barcelona Vs PSG: Barcelona Completed The Greatest Comeback In History…
  • Army To Probe Extra-judicial Killing Of IPOB, MASSOB Members
  • ‘Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Very Dependable Ally Of President Muhammad Buhari’
  • BBNaija: Kemen, Disqualified Housemate Apologises To Tboss
  • FG Nonchalant To Xenophobic Attacks —KOWA Party
  • Govt Should Make It Easier For People To Adopt Legitimately— Barr Collins Okeke
  • Kano Pillars Grind Out 1-0 Win Over Wikki, Move Into Top-three
  • No Payment Made To Orji Uzor Kalu From Govt Account — WITNESS
  • NLNG Has Paid $20.5bn To FG Since 2016 —MD
  • Teachers’ Population Rises As TRCN Inducts 512 Graduates
  • Orji, Ex-MILAD, Defects To APC In Enugu
  • A-Ibom Govt Seeks World Bank Assistance For Syringe Manufacturing Plant
  • Now That Jonathan Is On The Menu
  • 10 Feared Dead In Ile-Ife As Yoruba, Hausa Clash
  • Naira Depreciates To N465/$ In Parallel Market
  • Xenophobic Attacks: Senate Cancels Trip To S-Africa
  • Fayose Celebrates Ekiti Women In Grand Style, Says Don’t Panic Over PDP’s Crisis
  • PDP Senators To Meet With Govs, Makarfi, Modu Sheriff, Others
  • Assassins Invaded My House – Metuh
  • Fayose, Fayemi, Afenifere, Monarchs, Others Mourn Gen. Adebayo
  • Non-payment Of N541bn Loan: Three Banks Take Over Etisalat Nigeria
  • You Can’t Divide Nigeria In My Time, Buratai Tells Biafran Agitators
  • I Beat My Wife When She Flouts My Instructions, Husband Tells Court
  • He Can’t Separate Work Time From Fun Time
  • He Refuses To Curb His Roving Eyes
  • Tonto Dikeh Speaks, Cries About Her Life, Son & Marriage
  • We’ll Meet June Deadline For TV Digital Switch Over —NBC DG
  • Nollywood Actor, Prince James Uche Is Dead!
  • Ajebo Takes Anti-drug Campaign To Campuses
  • Robert Adeyinka Adebayo, A Profile
  • Thank You Everyone; I Am Humbled, Grateful – Osinbajo
  • Buhari’s Change Now Changeless Change – Afejuku
  • CSOs Mobilize To Fight Poverty, Hunger In Anambra
  • Aubameyang Hat-trick Fires Dortmund Into Quarters
  • Barcelona Clinch Miracle Win To Reach Champions League Quarter-finals

*NATION*

  • Ambode tackles Fed Govt over Lagos Airport Road
  • Etisalat in talks with banks over $1b loan
  • Students’ Union leaders fight over N1m ‘bribe’
  • Queen’s College: Alumni to the rescue
  • Adebayo’s wedding day driver speaks
  • Nigerians with valid visa free to travel to U.S., says Embassy
  • Adebayo father of all, says Fayose
  • Council celebrates Osinbajo’s 60th birthday
  • Elder statesman Robert Adeyinka Adebayo dies at 88
  • Recession will end before December, says Fed Govt
  • Saraki, Aregbesola, Ambode, Ngige pay tributes
  • A symbol of unity say Tinubu
  • Customs shuns Senate’s request on car import duty payment
  • Makarfi angry with Dickson over convention report
  • NLC to Fed Govt: workers’ patience running out on wage review
  • Exit of ‘Governor Owambe’
  • 10 feared dead in Ile Ife clash
  • FEC okays $470m, N186m for FCT water projects
  • Old students urged to embrace code Lagos
  • Towards Southwest integration
  • Social media and the era of digital governance
  • Corps member dies in laptop explosion in Jalingo
  • History students mourn ‘amiable’ HOD
  • A Corps member’s footprints in Buhari’s hometown
  • The immortalisation of Obasanjo
  • FC Ifeanyiubah pile misery on Remo
  • NPFL players must have patience to succeed-Lawal
  • No panic in Enyimba’s camp – Gata
  • Rangers depart for Cairo as Al Merreikh storm Garden City
  • Ilechukwu: I want to build a formidable team
  • Ibrahim rues Wikki ‘s poor form
  • Producer drags Silverbird Cinema to court
  • How my past has affected me, by Ibadan OAP
  • All set for God’s Children Great Talent Season 7
  • TOPS unveils G-Wilz
  • Alex Okosi named Viacom Africa’s Executive Vice President
  • AMVCA: Waje, Lira, give first live performance
  • NCF raises alarm over sand mining, dredging
  • NLNG chief to lawmakers: Don’t tamper with NLNG Act
  • CBN clears 3,114 BDCs for IMTOs dollar purchase
  • GTBank posts N165b profit before tax
  • ‘BoA ‘ll be restructured to support diversification’
  • SEC, others push for new framework for unclaimed dividend management
  • Protect endangered wildlife, envoy urges Nigerians

*PUNCH*

  • Xenophobic attacks: Senate, House fight over S’African trip
  • A word for Femi Adesina and Shehu Garba
  • Fashola’s ministry frustrating us, says Ambode
  • I was handcuffed, locked in a cell for four days at LAX Airport – Victim
  • Four killed as customs chase suspected smugglers in Ogun
  • Foreign airlines regretting not using Kaduna airport – FG
  • Old vehicles: Customs defy Senate on duty payment
  • When Fani-Kayode met Nnamdi Kanu
  • Messi is an idiot – Egyptian archaeologist
  • Why cost of cooking gas is high — NLNG MD
  • Nigeria loses $1.5bn yearly to maternal deaths – UNFPA
  • Wike promises investors land, tax relief
  • Osun declares curfew as 10 die in Ife communal clash
  • FG okays $470m water project for FCT
  • Three pupils killed, others injured in Delta accidents
  • Osinbajo, a running mate turned friend – Buhari
  • Italy deports 37 Nigerians
  • Ojukwu would’ve fought for Kanu’s release –MASSOB
  • Man commits suicide to protest against America-based father
  • Three pupils killed, others injured in Delta accidents
  • Women allege being tear-gassed while celebrating IWD
  • ICYMI: Lagos pastor goes blind after DSS torture
  • Hausa/Yoruba crisis: Ooni preaches peace
  • Security guard locks blind employer in room, bolts with N50, 000
  • PHOTOS: Aftermath of Hausa, Yoruba clash in Ile-Ife
  • PDP Senate caucus rejects Sheriff’s invitation, opts for wider consultation
  • Ambode swears in three judges, tasks them professional competence
  • Four steal Ondo Deputy Governor’s car battery
  • I got seized N3bn as gifts during ceremonies –Yakubu
  • FG unveils economic recovery plan, to raise VAT on luxury items
  • Stephanie Otobo shares steamy details of ‘relationship’ with apostle Suleman
  • [VIDEO] Sex scandal: Apostle Suleman’s wife reacts
    Interviews
  • Wenger under pressure to quit Arsenal
  • ‘No sympathy for Gunners’
  • SNEPCo tennis: Top seeds stroll through
  • How Nigerian cycling can reach the level of S’Africa – Coach
  • Musa under threat from Hannover star
  • VIDEO: Tonto Dike reveals details of family troubles
  • Bobrisky attacks Kemen over his eviction from BBNaija
  • Lake turns pink in Australia
  • 60 hearty cheers to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo
  • Pastor allegedly slaps student for pressing ipod during service
  • How women around the world are celebrating women’s day
  • Foreign airlines regretting not using Kaduna airport – FG
  • Old vehicles: Customs defy Senate on duty payment
  • Why cost of cooking gas is high — NLNG MD
  • Understanding the FGN savings bonds
  • OPEC deal yielding benefits for Nigeria, says Kachikwu
  • IE urges caution as rainy season begins
  • Veteran Nollywood actor James Uche dies
  • BBNaija: Kemen tenders apology to Tboss and women
  • BBNaija: Housemates aplogise to Tboss over Kemen
  • After Beyonce, Ciara poses for semi-nude pregnancy shoot
  • Singer George Michael died of natural causes – coroner
  • Audu Maikori collapses while taking selfie
  • That high heel can be harmful – Expert
  • That energy drink can kill you
  • Patients beg health professionals to shelve strike
  • ‘People living with autism can hold paid jobs’
  • UCH opens stroke clinic
  • Doctors find 838 ‘stones’ in woman’s stomach
  • Seven ways to increase traffic on your blog
  • Devising a sustainable forex policy

*PREMIUM TIMES*

  • Five feared killed, many injured in Ife ethnic clash
  • The Osun government has declared a dusk to dawn curfew in the area.
  • Eight years after raising billions, Turai Yar’Adua’s Cancer Centre remains abandoned, overtaken by weeds
  • Ex-Governor of Western Nigeria, Adeyinka Adebayo, is dead
  • Fashola’s Works Ministry Frustrating My Lagos Project – Ambode
  • Travel Ban: U.S. Allays Nigerians’ Fears; Says No Reason To Postpone, Cancel Trips
  • Assaulted Zamfara Corps Member Redeployed
  • NYSC Confirms Assault On Zamfara Corps Member, Blames ‘overzealous Policeman’
  • Upgrade Polytechnics To Universities Of Technology, ASUP Urges Nigerian Govt
  • Encomiums Pour In For Late Adeyinka Adebayo
  • One Killed In Deadly Nigeria Customs Chase Of Rice Dealers
  • Nigerian Navy Dismisses Personnel Found With Indian Hemp
  • Reps To Investigate Alleged Irregularities In Nigerian Govt’s Social Intervention Schemes
  • Nigeria Customs Cuts Duty On Vehicles Bought On Or Before 2015
  • Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Clear Boko Haram From Seven Border Villages – Official
  • INTERVIEW: Stigmatisation, govt neglect destroying Nigerian Polytechnics – ASUP President
  • How UN private sector advisory group will help Nigeria achieve SDGs – Sahara Group boss
  • Five Feared Killed, Many Injured In Ife Ethnic Clash
  • Ondo Governor, Akeredolu, Appoints Media Aides
  • Bayelsa Governor Salutes Maryam Abacha At 70
  • Auchi Poly Unions Suspend Indefinite Strike
  • Again, Court Rules Against Former Abia Governor Orji Kalu
  • Anambra Assembly Passes 2017 Budget
  • Duped Depositors Of Fraudulent Banking Scheme Protest In Court
  • Boy Whose Penis Was Cut Off To Get Penis Transplant
  • Police ‘arrest’ PDP Chieftain For Allegedly Criticising Kogi Governor – Lawyer
  • Alleged N1.64 Billion Fraud: Court Adjourns Trial Of Ex-Taraba Governor Nyame
  • Nigerians: ‘We Are All Accountable’, By Onyekachi Chukwu & Ifeoma Onyebuchi
  • International Women’s Day 2017: Remembering Patience, By Imam Imam
  • How Nigeria Can “Be Bold For Change” On Women’s Issues, By Kayode Ketefe
  • Osinbajo At 60: The Meaning Of Inspiration, By Lao Conde
  • Osinbajo Is March; The Conspiracy And Ekiti Women, By Ariyo-Dare Atoye
  • Immortalising Adinoyi Onukaba Ojo, By Zainab Suleiman Okino
  • Kidnappings In Lagos, By Dele Agekameh
  • Tonto Dikeh Accuses Actress Of Sleeping With Husband, Churchill
  • Nollywood Actor, Prince James Uche, Is Dead
  • New TV Drama Series ‘Life 101’ Premieres In Lagos
  • Kannywood Producer Nuhu Abdullah To Unveil New Movie ‘Gudun Tsira’
  • BBNAIJA: Disgraced Housemate, Kemen, Apologizes
  • GT Bank Declares N165.14 Billion Profit In 2016
  • SEC Advocates Removal Of 12-year Statute Of Limitation On Unclaimed Dividends
  • NLNG, Nigeria’s Best Success Story – Lai Mohammed
  • Access Bank Declares N90.3 Billion Profit For 2016
  • Despite ban, imported spaghetti still sold at Nigerian malls
  • How MTN sacked 63 employees, barred them from related employment for four years
  • Champions League: Barcelona Beat PSG 6-1
  • Borussia Dortmund overturned a 1-0 first leg deficit to Benfica as they scored four goals without reply.
  • Frankie Fredericks steps down amid IAAF investigations
  • Senegal Authorities Arrest Dakar Mayor In Graft Probe
  • EU anti-fraud office orders Britain to repay 1.987 billion euros

*NIGERIAN PILOT*

  • 1,800 students undergo PTT in Katsina
  • Lagos task force arrests 4 notorious criminals
  • JTF destroys 80 illegal refineries
  • Nigeria tops African oil producing chart
  • I was not posted to Ekiti to fight Fayose – CP Chafe
  • Women’s day: NHRC urges women to fight against corruption
  • Most Nigerian diets are poisonous – Minister
  • Ministerial slot: Kogi people worry over FG‘s failure to replace late Ocholi
  • Labour Party Senator swells APC Senate seats to 65
  • US travel warning: Foreign minister at war with presidential adviser
  • Buhari’s health: Presidency must stop phone call games with Nigerians – CNPP
  • FG loses at ECOWAS court over Nnamdi Kanu rights’ violation case
  • Saraki, Ekweremadu extol Osinbajo at 60
  • Senate stops Customs from vehicle duty policy
  • Group cautions youths against aphrodisiacs, intoxicants

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