Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines .

*NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY 9TH MARCH 2020*

*THE NATION*

Fasting or Hunger strike

Obasa receives award

Makinde to sign Amotekun bill tomorrow

UI gets centre for Yoruba arts

State of COVID-19

AKK gas pipeline: President Buharis big infrastructure push

Nigerian tests positive for coronavirus in U.S.

No new confirmed COVID-19 case in Nigeria, says NCDC

Nigeria committed to global effort against COVID -19, says Buhari

Public hearing for Social Media Bill

Omo-Agege, Southsouth APC leaders back Oshiomhole

Ive taken over running of APC, says Giadom

Oshiomholes adversaries plotting to weaken APC ahead 2023, says Eta

Yobe APC rejects Bulama as acting Secretary

Sowores trial: Prosecution seeks nod to shield witnesses

Supreme Court and flexible finality

Confusion mars Ekiti PDP ward congress

APC crisis: Governors take Oshiomholes case to Villa

Yobe APC rejects Bulama as acting Natl Secretary

Nigerians shun PoS transactions over charges

NCC deactivates 2.2m SIM cards

Weaker China imports to affect Nigeria

Leveraging technology to boost food security

Oil plunges lowest on Russia rejection of OPEC cut

NCDMB, Shell seal pact on gas facility development

Lack of infrastructure hampering tilapia production

African capital market posted lowest proceeds

Pipeline vandalism, others take toll on oil production

*VANGUARD*

My father, Prince Albert Okojie’s attitude towards my mother is an embarrassment to King Ogbidi Dynasty of Uromi

COVID-19: 23 suspected cases identified in 5 states ‘ NCDC

400,000 may go, as TRCN begins nationwide screening of unqualified teachers today

Christian elders sad over retention of service chiefs

Delta herdsmen killings: Police arrest 4 suspects

Reps move to protect judges from arrests, prosecution

NCC deactivates 2.2m improperly registered SIM cards

Fayose, Olujimi in verbal war over Ekiti PDP ward congress

APC CRISIS LATEST: Imo, Osun govs, S-South leaders rally for Oshiomhole

Recruitment of more female lecturers curb sexual harassment ‘ Lecturer

Buhari sympathises with Italy, Iran, South-Korea over Coronavirus outbreak

NCC deactivates 2.2m SIM cards

Confronting the Social Media Bill

Giadom fights back, says Oshiomhole remained suspended

PDP steps down zoning for Anambra 2021 governorship

Oshiomhole’s adversaries plotting to weaken APC ahead 2023 ‘ Vice Chairman

PDP steps down zoning for Anambra 2021 governorship election

Ondo LG elections: Gunmen attack SDP chairmanship candidate

Aftermath of Supreme Court review: Ihedioha speaks

Tier-1 banks’ loan growth to fall by 50% in 2020 ‘ Analysts

Stock markets defy COVID-19, as Nigerian equities rise 0.22%

Unity Bank introduces USSD in Nigerian languages

Vitafoam attributes topline growth to innovation

Dangote subsea pipeline to boost Nigeria’s gas supply, reduce flaring

CBN: Confronting challenges of the economy

LMC confirm death of Nasarawa United player, calls for autopsy

OKOWA: A passion for technical education

Much ado about nothing on Service Chiefs tenure

*THISDAY*

W/Bank, IFC to Develop Akwa Ibom Economic Zones, Others

The Becoming of Africa: Five ingredients of growth for Africa

Gov. Diri Explains Beneficiaries of N2.9billion Car Loan

Lets Reject Technology for a Change

NPFL: Tragedy in Lafia as Nasarawa Utd Defender Slumps, Dies

NTA, HotSports to Broadcast National Sports Festival

Coronavirus Outbreak: Round-the-clock Updates

*PUNCH*

Buhari commends Osinbajos loyalty at 63

Bayelsa PDP defectors will return soon Diri

Lawmaker knocks commissioner asking Matawalle to join APC

Obasanjo, Jonathan, Buhari beneficiaries of electoral fraud Don

Open letter to Inspector General of Police

Poetry and the wealth of nations: Odia Ofeimun @ 70

International Womens Day 2020: Take Action for Equality

Unending uproar over non-confirmation of Ikpeme as CJ

FG completes 2,500 housing units in 34 states

Builders remember Ita-Faji victims, want building collapse offenders jailed

Anglophone separatists kill five soldiers, four civilians in Cameroon

Power sector loses N117.8bn to gas shortage, others

All improperly-registered SIM cards are inactive, says NCC

Marketers want dollar at N306 to import petrol

Our subsea pipeline will curb gas flaring Dangote

AIICO records success in recapitalisation

VIDEO: I stabbed, killed my boyfriend in self-defence 18-year-old sex worker, Abosede

Pro-Oshiomhole govs plan meeting with Buhari to stop chairs removal

Insurers consolidationll lead to fewer, stronger firms Expert

ASUU set for strike, maintains opposition to IPPIS

Onne Port laments pirates attack on Gulf of Guinea

Lassa fever, cultists kill two Ondo varsity students

Name ex-govs on life pension, FG urges SERAP

Army saved me from death twice, says Makinde

ICPC to begin tracking of executive projects

Buhari govt, most wicked in Nigerias history Oyedepo

Buharis appointments unfair to northern Christians Christian elders

Opponents of state airport project non-indigenes, says Ebonyi

*THE SUN*

Imo: God’ll Judge Supreme Court Justices ‘Ihedioha

2021: Group backs PDP to take over Anambra

Oshiomhole’s replacement fuels fresh crisis in APC

They want Oshiomhole out because of 2023 ‘ Hilliard Eta

Anambra 2021: Zoning not priority now ‘ PDP

Oshiomhole breaks APC Govs’ Forum’s rank

God will Judge Supreme Court Justices ‘ Ihedioha

Uzodinma allegedly attacked at Ohaji community

New united spirit puts PDP in good stead for future elections ‘ Diri

Present your blueprint for restructuring, Yakasai challenges agitators

Ronaldinho must remain in Paraguayan jail, judge rules

Fayemi faults unitary policing under federal setting

We’ll continue to work with Nigerian Army to make Oyo safe ‘Makinde

Buhari approves 65 radio, television licenses

Inaugurate advisory committee for NDDC

Atiku vs Buhari: Why I recuses myself from panel ‘Ex-A’Court President, Bulkachuwa

Israel, Nigeria’ll turn challenges into opportunities ‘Envoy

Security expert urges FG to mount offensive against insurgents

Student kills father’s friend over alleged attempt to rape her in Lagos

Uba vs Uzoh: Appeal Court hears case today as judge alleges harassment

Gunmen kill varsity student, another dies of illness in Ondo

*GUARDIAN*

We are under siege by herders, Delta community laments

Herbalist, two others arrested with human skull in Lagos

Governor’s wife laments increasing abuses of minors

Truck kills family of five riding on motorcycle in Kano

16-year-old girl stabs father’s friend to death to ‘escape’ rape

Madrid’s ‘worst game of season’ in Betis defeat, lets Barca back in

Delta to screen fans for Covid-19before Nigeria, Sierra Leone game

Martins, footballer slumps, dies during Nigerian league match

Three things we learned from the Premier League

VFD Group unveils digital banking app V

Insurers upbeat over December 2020 recapitalisation deadline

Unfinished business

Ifajuyigbe: Fajuyi in history and as history – Part 2

Nigeria’s mounting insecurity and community policing conundrum

Understanding the latest MPC communiqu

When Olanipekun builds for God

The media, the citizen and information literacy

Equities record first weekly gain in three weeks

Nigeria charts roadmap for NDC revision, implementation

US coronavirus cases pass 500 as defiant Trump praises response

Juventus beat Inter to go top after coronavirus chaos

Benue will remain a PDP state after 2023, says Samuel Ortom

Pupils high on coronavirus awareness, low on preventive measures

Why real estate investment trust penetration remains low in Nigeria

FG inaugurates working group to drive IFRS 17

Why I sought review of Supreme Court judgment, by Ihedioha

No automatic tickets for Obaseki, others, Edo APC faction insists

*DAILY TIMES*

Kogi Assembly member denies complicity in petition against monarch to House

Without coalition among political parties, even PDP cannot win 2023 election -Byron

Oshiomholes adversaries plotting to weaken APC ahead 2023 Eta

NCC deactivates 2.2m improperly registered SIM cards

Health official reveals What Coronavirus may force Americans to avoid

Daily Times Newspaper, Monday, March 09, 2020

FG to build 12 mega health facilities for FCT residents

International Womens Day: FIDA, others task FG, states on womens right, health

Egypt reports first death from coronavirus

Judgment review: God will Judge SCourt Justices Ihedioha

WHO to recruit 100 UN women volunteers in Africa

Weve been sidelined, physically challenged persons tell Bauchi govt

Serie A could shut down if player contracts coronavirus

Makinde to sign Amotekun bill into law Tuesday

COVID-19: Bayelsa Govt deploys health workers on surveillance

EPL: Liverpool get back on track as Wolves top-four bid stalls

DSS set to arraign INEC officials for electoral fraud

Imo: Contractors did not sign contract agreement under Okorocha Aide

TCN blames power generation shortage on low gas supply

COVID19: 23 suspected cases identified in 5 states

FCT IRS targets N100bn revenue collection in 2020

Respite as equities halt downtrend with N37bn weekly gain

SMEs, local manufacturers hit Abuja for made in Aba exhibition

Standard Bank issues inaugural green bond

Why Gender Equality is important for everyone

Access Bank posts above N7trn in total assets

Many troubles of Nigerias judiciary

FG releases N620m to fight Coronavirus

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Coronavirus: Nigeria Needs To Stop Fuel Subsidy ‘MOMAN

Coronavirus: Nigeria Needs To Stop Fuel Subsidy ‘MOMAN

OPEC Deal Collapse Sparks Price War

OPEC Deal Collapse Sparks Price War

Digital Entrepreneurship Only Way To Address Huge Unemployment Challenge ‘Pantami

Dangote Subsea Pipeline To Boost Nigeria’s Gas Supply, Reduce Flaring

Dangote Subsea Pipeline To Boost Nigeria’s Gas Supply, Reduce Flaring

Reps Express Concern Over Pace Of Work At Enugu Airport

Reps Express Concern Over Pace Of Work At Enugu Airport

Airtel Named Telecommunications Company Of The Year

Airtel Named Telecommunications Company Of The Year

Five Killed By Avalanche In Central Austria

State Of The Nation And 2014 Confab

CAMA Amendment: Senate To Boost Nigeria’s Economy

CAMA Amendment: Senate To Boost Nigeria’s Economy

Women Represent One-Quarter Of World’s Parliamentarians ‘ Reports

Turkey Sends Reinforcements To Idlib As Ceasefire Holds

Coronavirus: Stakeholders Fear Economic Hardship In Nigeria

80 University Students Detained, Subject To Torture

In Egypt, Asian Tourists Get Tested For Coronavirus

Waiting For Completion Of Digitisation Switch

Abia, AfDB Seal Business Partnership On Integrated Infrastructure Development

Atleast 25 Journalists Investigated, 4 Arrested In Turkey

Meghan Urges Men To Honor Women

Turkey Rescues 60 Migrants From Boats Off Aegean Coast

Dual Exchange Rates Not Encouraging Foreign Investment ‘ Agusto

Pope Francis Livestreams Sunday Prayers Amid Italy’s Coronavirus Outbreak

Iran To Open New Hospital Due To Coronavirus Spread

*TRIBUNE*

APC crisis: Giadom, ag national secretary, says notice of NEC meeting legitimate, disowns Bulama

APC crisis: Giadom, ag national secretary, says notice of NEC meeting legitimate, disowns Bulama

Osinbajo has demonstrated God’s wisdom ‘ Adeboye

Untold details of how Bayelsa poll was rigged ‘Diri

Osinbajo at 63: You have shown exceptional loyalty in government ‘ Lawan

Unity Bank introduces USSD in Nigerian languages

African central bank governors, finance ministers assemble for agric confab

Number of coronavirus deaths rises to 366 in Italy

Egypt reports first coronavirus death of German citizen

S&P outlooks on 6 Nigerian Banks revised to negative

Union Bank to pay dividend after 11 years, increases profit by 33%

AFEX and FMDQ sign MoU to promote product innovation for Nigeria’s capital market

Wife of South Africa’s first coronavirus patient also has virus

Neimeth shareholders approve capital restructuring

Access Bank proposes 40 kobo final dividend Increases profit by 11.8%

Illegal practice: NIMN set to prosecute Dufil, AB Inbev, Lafarge’s marketing chieftains

Our intention is to encourage positive use of the internet ‘ Organisers, Gage Award

FAE lauds trade partners, assures better working relationship in 2020

Forbes ranks Access Bank top Nigerian company in CSR performance

*BLUE PRINT*

Bauchi c’ttee report to divert attention from contract scam ‘Group

Oshiomhole as chairman’ll further doom APC’s 2023 chances ‘ Shittu

Police inspector arrested for ‘raping’ 2 minors

Court grants stay of execution on increase in CERPAC fees

Police inspector arrested for ‘raping’ 2 minors

IWD: Woman, every man’s hero ‘ Speaker

NEWMAP intensifies effort to address Kogi erosion menace

WHO is recruit UN women volunteers in Africa, see how to apply

Your criticism won’t deter Bagudu, group tells gov’s critics

Women’s Day: Helpline canvases more women involvement in peace process

Kaduna Electric to sponsor 8 events at Argungu fishing festival

Women engineers task FG on Mathematics, science, technology-related subjects

Women engineers task FG on Mathematics, science, technology-related subjects

Kogi speaker inaugurated president of Lokoja Club 1901

Fire burns Bauchi varsity female hostel

FG’s order to reopen Peace Corps commendable ‘ NYCN

Insurgents now waging war through cyber attacks, expert warns

Insurgents now waging war through cyber attacks, expert warns

Judge proposes special judges for financial crimes

Osun laments community’s destruction by illegal miners

Osun laments community’s destruction by illegal miners

Ogun students petition CP on police ‘harassment

Our rice can compete globally

JIFORM seeks speedy medical attention for returnee

Our rice can compete globally

How Abutex emerges leader in food equipment business- Abuchi Iloanya

*SPORTS*

Abraham rejects new Chelsea contract – Punch

Adamawa, Wolves game abandoned after fans attack ref – Punch

Adesanya beats Romero to retain middleweight title – Punch

Ajagba knocks out Cojanu in 9th round to remain unbeaten – New Telegraph

Alisson’s injury is a setback for Liverpool – Goal

All the players were angry’ – Lloris admits Spurs need to show more after Burnley draw – Goal

Argentina’s Nueva Chicago issue apology after player caught making anti-semitic gestures to fans – Goal

Bahrain Grand Prix to be held without spectators due to coronavirus concerns – CNN

Beach Volleyball : Nigeria qualifies for last round – New Telegraph

Betis loss could cost Real Madrid La Liga title – Casemiro – Goal

Cameroon, Nigeria rivalry still alive ‘ Eto’o – New Telegraph

Can reveals Man Utd offer before Dortmund move and explains why he didn’t give it a second’s thought – Goal

Chelsea win over Everton gives Frank Lampard and Blues hope for the future – BBC

Concern for Jurgen Klopp ahead of crucial Atletico Madrid tie – Goal

Confusion as sports minister calls for Serie A suspension due to coronavirus fears – CNN

Confusion as sports minister calls for Serie A suspension minutes before kick off – CNN

Daniel Deusser king of LGCT Doha with Killer Queen – CNN

Dare offers scholarship to 5-year-old boxing sensation – New Telegraph

Delta to screen fans for Covid-19before Nigeria, Sierra Leone game – Guardian

Eagles to get Coronavirus checks at airport NFF – Punch

England 1-0 Japan: White gives Lionesses late SheBelieves Cup win – BBC

English Premier League table after Sunday matches – Punch

Enyimba crash out of CAF Confederation Cup – New Telegraph

EPL: Liverpool get back on track as Wolves top-four bid stalls – Daily Times

Eriksen will become a problem for Conte at Inter – Di Canio – Goal

Garth Crooks’ team of the week: Milner, Cahill, Fernandes, Martial, Mane – BBC

He’s got the X-factor’ – Solskjaer hails Fernandes following win over Manchester City – Goal

Horoya knock Enyimba out of Confed Cup – Punch.

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