NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY 5TH MARCH 2021.

 

*THE NATION*

101 Boko Haram suspects sue Fed Govt for N303m

UNILAG admission: Cut-off marks not yet released, says Registrar

Abdulkareem is Body of VCs chair

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba buried in Lagos

JAMB to build N6b headquarters in Abuja

The Legacy of an Action Governor

Wike advocates 10 per cent to host communities in petroleum bill

Imo women seek end to Uzodimma, Okorocha feud

Jigawa representative Kila dies

Governors: NAFDAC must guarantee efficicacy

Lagos Ride begins with 1,000 suvs

President, governors, ministers set for vaccine jabs

Small businesses get N53b to create 1 million jobs

Governor, ACF back order to shoot bandits with AK-47

For a credible drivers licence

Technology and traditional music genres

ACF backs Buharis shoot-on-sight order against AK47 bearers

See Mambilla Plateau and die

Osogbo: Oyetolas silent transformation of a capital city

Uzodimma urges NDDC stakeholders to shun politics

ANLCA elects officers

NIWA to move 1, 000 cargoes to Onitsha Port

NIMASA, Navy tackling insecurity, says Jamoh

How low cargo traffic inhibits imports

4point Real Estate launches Rose Gardens Magboro

Nigerian stock market extends loss by 0.40%

Whither Nigerias Moses or a Gandhi

Nigerias divergent tales of fishermen and herdsmen

Ayade: Leader with Midas touch @ 53

We need to know who owns the land

Why Kanus mission will remain misguided

Season of tattoos and cross-dressing

*VANGUARD*

NSCDC bursts illegal foreign SIM card dealer

How police rescued 16 kidnap victims in Delta

Ghana’s Supreme Court upholds Akufo-Addo’s election victory

OPay shares exciting growth plans for 2021

Nigerian stock market extends loss by 0.40%

Arrest killers of Suswam’s brother, Orji Kalu tasks Police

NSCDC bursts illegal foreign SIM card dealer

Osun boosts MSMEs with N100m for job creation

Reps to investigate abandoned projects in Nigeria

Court grants divorce to woman abandoned for 8 years

ANEEJ releases performance ranking report of 113 MDAs in 2020

COVID-19: CISLAC demands transparency, accountability in distribution, vaccination processes

Managing insecurity associated with agency banking

Buhari meets Gov Bello of Kogi, says Nigeria’s unity not negotiable

Man, 35, allegedly kills wife in Anambra

Jonathan, Obasanjo, six other ex-Presidents inaugurate Elders Forum to promote democracy, good governance in West Africa

N3.7bn Fraud Allegation: Probe Bello, PDP charges EFCC; act your usual comedy, Kogi replies

No cracks on Obiano’s bridges ‘ Anambra govt

BREAKING: Ogun Deputy Speaker impeached

Cold war: Imo Assembly removes majority leader

Akeredolu forwards list of four commissioner nominees to House of Assembly

PANDEF to FG: Give us new Nigeria, all zones ‘ve accepted restructuring, federalism principles

LASAA begins awareness campaign on regulation of outdoor adverts

CBN guarantees N122.6bn agric loans

Only 9.9% Nigeria businesses have crisis management plan ‘ CMC

FG considers 20% hike in petrol freight cost

Foreign cartel monopolizes printing paper business ‘ CIPPON

LASU governing council approves promotion of 11 professors, 296 others

Delusions of wealth

Nigeria is stuck in a rut, yet its citizens rule the world. Why

Senator Adeyemi owes Ikpeazu, Abians an apology

JAMB plans to build N6bn new headquarters in Central Area, Abuja

Schools re-opening: Some female students are pregnant ‘Educator

Coronavirus: Leading South African journalist dies from epidemic

PharmAccess commends Gov Okowa over quality healthcare delivery process

22 communities ask IKEDC for disconnection

Man unleashes dogs on police team in Lagos

Border communities team up with arms smugglers to kill officers ‘ Customs boss

Businessman bags 9 months jail term for receiving stolen generator

Woman in court for allegedly sending fake bank alert

Court nullifies practice against female inheritance in Akwa Ibom community

*THISDAY*

Demand by Nigerians in Diaspora Boosts Export

FMDQ Exchange Registers Fidson Healthcare N10bn Commercial Paper

Norrenberger, REKIT Partner on Real Estate Financing

Court Throws Out Green Energy Directors Motion against Oil Firm

Branch International Appoints Ademola MD

West Blue, ICC Unveil Digital Trade Solutions Platform

Air Peace Resumes Accra Flights March 15

FG Reopens Osubi Airport for Daylight Operations

SAHCO Handles Nigerias First Batch of Covid-19 Vaccine

Improving Communication in Nigerias Airspace

Ending Shipping Companies Excessive Charges

TCN Hits Three Peak Transmission Records in One Week

Ibom Air Records 500,000th Passenger

Kenya Airways Begins Flights to France

HiKari AV to Supply Samsung Display Solutions

The NDDC Act is Good

As Alex Otti Turns 56

Our Governor is Incompetent

Let us Go Beyond Road Repairs in Lagos

Drug Barons Financing Terrorists, Bandits, Says Lawan

FG Formally Endorses Pinnick for FIFA Council Seat

Amuneke Named in CAFs TSG for U-17 AFCON

LMC Shifts Warri Wolves, Akwa United Clash

Liverpool to Host RB Leipzig in Budapest

WHAT TO SAY

Nigeria Not Bidding to Host 2021 Afrobasket, Says NBBF

PREMIER LEAGUE Phenomenal Iheanacho Rescues Point for Leicester at Burnley

Odion Ighalo Considers Returning to Super Eagles

*PUNCH*

Ogun Assembly impeaches deputy speaker for gross misconduct

Omisores defection cant threaten Osun APCs unity Senator

Troops desertion not true Army

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Insecurity: Drug barons funding terrorists, bandits Lawan

One dead in Gombe govs convoy accident

Five arrested with fake COVID-19 certificate in Lagos airport

Money laundering: Go after Yahaya Bello now, PDP tells EFCC

Gridlock persists as trucks return to Apapa roads

Oil soars above $ 67, Nigeria earns additional N318bn/month

Liverpool players may miss World Cup qualifiers, says Klopp

Petrol queues abate as more stations resume operations

Notorious bandit Rufai Maikaji, others killed in Kaduna

Lagos to open Agege-Pen Cinema bridge today

Jigawa Rep, Yusuf Kila, is dead

NEPC vows to make Nigerian cuisines international brand

Herdsmen: Ogun to inaugurate Amotekun in Yewaland Abiodun

Manufacturing firms borrowed N570bn from banks in 2020 CBN

Buhari, Osinbajo for vaccination Saturday, exercise begins today

US companies plan $2.37bn investments in Nigeria

EFCC re-looted 222 assets recovered from Maina, others Witness

Old Mutual, group partner ahead of womens day

If coup plotters are pardoned, why not bandits Gumi

EgyptAir plans daily flights from Abuja

Senate queries 55 vehicles allegedly missing from federal ministry

Fintech firm gets new MD

Security agents, parents, youths clash over freed Zamfara schoolgirls

Stock market extends loss by 0.40%

Drug barons funding terrorists, bandits, says Lawan

Ortom backs Buharis order on bandits carrying AK-47 rifles

Experts seek 20% taxes on sugary drinks

Buhari orders security beef up around Nigerias borders

Ortom backs Buharis order on bandits carrying AK-47 rifles

Policeman, pregnant woman shot as gunmen abduct two in FCT

AbdulRazaq imposes curfew on Kwara communities over transporters violence

Katsina to repatriate 7,893 Almajirai to home states, Niger Republic

Court reverses forfeiture order on Sarakis Ikoyi houses

Abductors of Osun travellers are suspected Fulani CP

PFN now religious enterprise, says Okotie

Its an aberration in a federation for govs to wait for Abuja before deploying security in their states DAWN commission DG

Bandits kidnap 60 women, children in Zamfara communities

Deposed emir Sanusi heads Kaduna investment board

FCMB launches paperless and card-less transactions

Enugu community demands N100m from UNN for environmental degradation

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

Bawa: Changing the negative narratives in EFCC

Five arrested for selling fake COVID-19 certificate at MMIA

Zamfara: Again, gunmen abduct over 60 women, children

Reps query FIRS for failing to meet N5trn target

EFCC loses bid to forfeit Saraki’s houses to FG

Senate orders Ministry to account for missing 55 vehicles

Drug barons sponsoring terrorism, banditry ‘ Lawan

Tighten border security, Buhari tells Immigration

Niger govt to Matawalle: Zamfara is sanctuary to bandits

AMCON, Dana, Afrijet fight over $30m failed deal

Green tea extracts can benefit children with Down syndrome

Weak institutions responsible for Nigeria’s security problem- Obaseki

Food embargo: Nigeria’s unity not negotiable, says Buhari

OPEC+ rolls over output for April, oil prices rise to highest in one year

FMDQ admits Fidson Healthcare’s N10bn CP

Pension: PenCom approves N.2bn refund to military personnel

Economic shocks: Adesina advocates financial stability mechanism

Report: COVID-19 crisis drives down global wages

Lawmakers, ITF parley on constituents’ capacity building

Recession: AFAN wants farmers’ inputs in GDP data

Experts urge farmers to bridge crops gap

Forum charges new officials on good leadership

Group partners varsity to train facility managers

When Reps disagreed on possession of firearms

Insecurity: Senate points way forward

Power of incumbency’ll fail Soludo again ‘Okwuosa

Why politics is not a game

ZLP defection: Oyo APC welcomes Ladoja’s loyalists, blames Makinde

COVID-19: Ndidi, Iwobi, other Eagles’ stars may miss Benin, Lesotho games

HiFL starts April 19

Amuneke named in TSG for U-17 AFCON

Oladapo elated as Quadri hits last eight

FG endorses Pinnick for FIFA seat

Benin unleash Enyimba, PSG stars on Eagles

EPL: Mount gives Chelsea big win at Liverpool

EPL: Spurs edge to victory against Fulham

FIFA Council Seat: FG throws weight behind Amaju Pinnick

Copa del Rey: Barca overturn two-goal deficit to beat Sevilla in extra-time thriller

*THE SUN*

Why Nigerians trust non-state actors more than security agents ‘Olumide-Fusika

What could cost Igbo 2023 presidency ‘Mbamalu

2023: Igbo group begins lobbying for South East presidency

APC chieftain commends party over constitution review committee

My trial was pure display of naked power by Magu ‘ Obla

Anambra: APGA dismisses ‘false alarm’ over collapsing flyover bridges

2023: Igbo group begins lobbying for South- East presidency

Imo Assembly sacks Majority Leader Uche Ogbuagu

Owen questions Alcantara’s place in Liverpool

Adesanya set to make UFC history

Fury, Joshua ‘agree terms’ on all-UK clash

FIBA Africa Women’s Champions Cup 2020 postponed

May weather in celebrity bidding war for 1.9m Maybach car

Solskjaer: We’ll keep fighting for title

AFCON qualifiers: NFF goes spiritual against players injury, COVID-19

CAF opens bidding for Women’s Champions League 2021 host country

Much ado about compulsory COVID-19 vaccination

One-third signatories to Single African Air Transport treaty lack safety requirement

COVID-19 vaccine: Arik Air CEO wants aviation workers given priority

Port congestion: NIWA to move cargo from Lagos to Onitsha Port through ACTL

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30,267 farmers got N4.32bn ACGSF loan in 2020, says CBN

IMF projects Nigeria’s GDP growth to be 3.3% in 2021

Oil workers shut down Brittania U over anti-labour practices

FG inaugurates FCCPC governing board, consumer protection tribunal

Shareholders endorse Vitafoam’s N979m dividend

Obaseki retires as COO of FCMB Group

6 die in Abia auto crash

Police shoot 2 suspects dead, rescue 16 kidnapped victims in Delta

Man stabs wife to death in Anambra

Kwara imposes curfew on Offa, Erinle

Man nabbed for unleashing dogs on policewoman, others

My trial was display of naked power by Magu Obla

No problem with NDDC Act, group tells lawmaker

Ihonvbere vows to champion amendment of UBE Act

Agony for commuters as bus operators shut down Badagry road over extortion

Terrorism, banditry funded by drug barons Senate

Senator Adeyemi’s bad verses on Ikpeazu

Food blockade is legitimate

Soldiers foil terrorist attack on another Borno village

Building bridges in resolving farmers/herders clashes in Ogun

The various unrests in the Nigerian economy

Niger under siege

Governor Bagudu, doing so much amid dwindling resources

Cerebral warrior

Obianos other cheek and Unoka of Things Fall Apart

Ganduje hails Aspira as catalyst for economic growth

The Air Force plane crash and other matters

Rowland Okorie unveils agenda for 2021

Veteran broadcaster, Mabel Oboh mourns Sadiq Dada

Thirty years on, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall are Coming 2 America

*GUARDIAN*

Mikel, Obafemi Martins, Ighalo named in top 10 richest Nigerian footballers

40 teams set for prelims as organisers announce April kick off for 2021 HiFL

Federal Government declares support for Pinnick’s FIFA Council bid

NLO club owners protest over ‘short notice’ to kick off of 2021 season

Guardiola says West Brom draw the catalyst for Man City’s winning streak

Man Utd to join Liverpool in not releasing internationals

Price hike persists in Lagos despite end to food blockage from north

Man arrested for unleashing dogs on detectives

LASTMA arrests dismissed officer for alleged impersonation

Police rescue 16 kidnaped victims, kill two suspected robbers in Delta

Man, 35, kills wife with knife stabs

Rotary gives e-learning equipment to school

Power bike accident kills Katsina businessman’s son

Who are the ‘bandits’ behind Nigeria’s mass kidnappings

Gov. Ortom commends Buhari’s order against illegal possession of AK47 rifles

Court orders DAAR communications to pay ex-newscaster’s entitlements

French court acquits ex-PM Balladur in corruption trial

Myanmar anti-coup protesters return as UN urges end to violence

It’s over’: Macron risks losing left in Le Pen battle

Putin says Russia vaccinated two million against virus

US House passes police reforms, voting rights bill

With threat of US Capitol ‘breach,’ House scraps Thursday session

Greece assesses damage from 6.3 magnitude quake

Bowing to pressure, Merkel eases virus curbs

Brazil reports 2nd straight day of record Covid deaths

Eight injured in ‘suspected terrorist’ stabbings in Sweden

Cargo agents raise concerns about poor security, protocol at MMA2

Backward integration, most sustainable option for industrial growth

How cryptocurrency trading keeps Nigerians engaged

Stock market extends losses as index plunges by 0.40%

Nigerian firm, Paga takes services to Mexico, Ethiopia

Air Peace reopens Lagos-Accra operations, others

US firms to stake $2.37bn in Nigeria

Digital identity policy will drive insurance growth, say experts

Firm leverages on real estate, others to boost economy

Passenger traffic slumps by 66.1% over travel restrictions

Microsoft sets stage for mixed-reality future

FG wants telcos to establish SIM swap centres in 774 LGAs

Meet Matthew C. Nickerson, co-founder and CEO of VASO6

Impacting host communities through CSR interventions

Third Mainland Bridge re-opening

The governor Anambra needs

The president as a role model

*TRIBUNE*

Katsina to re-introduce community, cattle tax system

Despite uptick in activity, equities market records third consecutive loss

Licensed local miners resolve to partner FG to tackle insecurity

JAMB to build N6bn headquarters in Abuja

Benin Republic, RIFAN enters partnership to boost rice production

Nigeria records 708 new COVID-19 infections, total now 157,671

Gtext Homes expands frontiers, sets aside N50m as charity budget

Don’t approach music investors empty-handed ‘Blessed Boy

My father never wanted me to become an actress ‘ Jumoke Odetola

How I became ‘queen’ of short lets ‘ Tayo Adejumo

Foundation starts empowerment of 50 people in each LG, LCDA in Oyo state

How hike in prices of food will increase cases of domestic violence ‘ Experts

COVID-19: LASG assures tourism stakeholders of support to grow industry

NCPC boss lauds Air Peace Airlines’ efficient service

NIHOTOUR partners Empire Travel Services to strengthen capacity building

Dr. Tokunbo Awolowo Dosumu on advocacy, gender, and emerging issues in the Nigerian Polity

Switzerland trains sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19

PIB: We hope 9th Assembly will keep its word ‘Stakeholders

NNPC: Reps probe 5.2m barrels Direct Sale Direct Purchase crude oil allocation

*SPORTS*

40 teams set for prelims as organisers announce April kick off for 2021 HiFL – Guardian

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Aaron Rodgers Talks Prospect of Fatherhood After Shailene Woodley Engagement – Bleacher Report

Adarabioyo’s Own Goal Condemns Fulham To Home Defeat Vs Spurs; Iwobi In Action, Ajayi Benched As Everton Beat West Brom – Complete Sports

Adesanya set to make UFC history – The Sun

AFCON qualifier: Big boost for Eagles as Benin drop Sessgnon – Punch

AFCON qualifiers: NFF goes spiritual against players injury, COVID-19 – The Sun

Alli deserved to start’ – Mourinho praises midfielder for working his way back into Tottenham line-up – Goal

Amuneke Named in CAFs TSG for U-17 AFCON – Thisday

Amuneke named in TSG for U-17 AFCON – New Telegraph

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Rory McIlroy shares Bay Hill lead after superb first round – BBC

As James Bond and Tom Brady welcome Aston Martin back to F1, Sebastian Vettel admits he almost walked away from the sport – CNN

B/R NBA Staff: Did LeBron or Kevin Durant Draft the Better 2021 All-Star Team – Bleacher Report

Barcelona given some respite from off-field issues with stunning comeback – CNN

Bears’ Jimmy Graham Says He Is ‘Fine,’ Walked Away from Car Crash ‘Unscathed – Bleacher Report

Belgian Cup: Dessers Inspires Genk To Impressive Home Win Against Mechelen – Complete Sports

Benin unleash Enyimba, PSG stars on Eagles – New Telegraph

Benoit Paire: Spitting incident results in Argentina Open loss for Frenchman – BBC

Bilbao beat Levante to book Barca clash in Copa del Rey final – Punch

Blachowicz will be Adesanyas hardest fight Coach – Punch

Brad Stevens: Celtics ‘Not Far from Where I Thought’ We’d Be at All-Star Break – Bleacher Report

Bradley Beal: It’s a Blessing to Team Up with Jayson Tatum in NBA All-Star Game – Bleacher Report

Cade Cunningham Suffers Ankle Injury Late in Oklahoma State’s Loss to Baylor – Bleacher Report

CAF opens bidding for Women’s Champions League 2021 host country – The Sun

CAF opens bidding for Womens Champions League 2021 host country – Daily Times

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel praises team’s ‘complex’ performance as Blues ‘suffer’ to beat Liverpool – Yahoo

Chelsea’s Timo Werner hones his quality and homes in on scoring – Yahoo

Copa del Rey: Barca overturn two-goal deficit to beat Sevilla in extra-time thriller – New Telegraph

COVID-19: Ndidi, Iwobi, other Eagles’ stars may miss Benin, Lesotho games – New Telegraph

Creighton’s Greg McDermott Suspended After Making Racially Insensitive Comment – Bleacher Report

Dana White Says ‘There’s Still a Chance’ Khabib Will Take Fight to Return to UFC – Bleacher Report

Dana White Wants UFC Event in Texas ‘ASAP’ After Lifting of Mask Mandate – Bleacher Report

EPL: Mount gives Chelsea big win at Liverpool – New Telegraph

EPL: Mount scores as Chelsea beat Liverpool 1-0 – Punch

EPL: Spurs edge to victory against Fulham – New Telegraph

EPL: Tottenham hold Fulham, Everton move into top four – Punch

Ex-Arsenal star Ozil stretchered off injured during latest Fenerbahce outing – Goal

Fashanu applauds Belgium goal king Onuachu – Punch

Federal Government declares support for Pinnick’s FIFA Council bid – Guardian

FG backs Pinnick for FIFA Council seat – Punch

FG endorses Pinnick for FIFA seat – New Telegraph

FG Formally Endorses Pinnick for FIFA Council Seat – Thisday

FG To Assist ABU In Sports Development’ Minister – Daily Independent

FIBA Africa Women’s Champions Cup 2020 postponed – The Sun

FIFA Council Seat: FG throws weight behind Amaju Pinnick – New Telegraph

Football racism: Premier League and EFL asked to help tackle problem – BBC

Fulham boss Parker furious after Maja’s disallowed goal in Tottenham loss – Goal

Fury, Joshua ‘agree terms’ on all-UK clash – The Sun

Giants Trade Rumors: Kevin Zeitler Being Shopped; OL Owed $14.5M in 2021 – Bleacher Report

Guardiola says West Brom draw the catalyst for Man City’s winning streak – Guardian

HiFL starts April 19 – New Telegraph

Hojbjerg calls for VAR consistency after Fulham’s disallowed goal sparks outrage – Goal

How monster wave broke surfer’s pelvis in half – CNN

I make the decisions’ – Klopp defends choice to take off ‘tired’ Salah in Chelsea defeat – Goal

Iheanacho charges teammates ahead of Brighton clash – Punch

India v England: Ben Stokes facing ‘hardest’ batting conditions of his career as tourists struggle again – BBC

ISL 2020-21: FC Goa vs Mumbai City – TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview – Goal

Jamie Carragher says Liverpool must ‘do something big’ in the transfer market with lack of goals a key problem – Yahoo

Jayson Tatum Drops 27 Points, Leads Celtics Past Shorthanded Raptors – Bleacher Report

Jurgen Klopp explains Mohamed Salah substitution after Liverpool lose to Chelsea – Yahoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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