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*VANGUARD*

FAAC disbursesN5.4 trn to FG, States in 2019

Guess which SUV is Europe’s favourite

Sub Sahara Africa receives new Discovery

Constitution Review: Senate moves to set new educational qualification for President, Govs, others

Fight-to-finish in APC as opposing camps dig in

STRIKE: FG, ASUU agree to integrate UTAS into IPPIS

ABSIEC: Prof. Mkpa eligible, Abia PDP tells APGA

Uzodinma names Justice Ijeoma Agugua acting Imo chief judge

Udu LG boss urges Nigerians to emulate Rotary members

SANUSI: Ganduje’s conduct, synonymous with authoritarianism of the crudest temper’ Soyinka

No plans to dethrone Ekiti monarchs’Fayemi

Bill to set HND as minimum qualification for President, Governor, scales second reading

FG, ASUU agree to integrate UTAS into IPPIS

Police nab 98 suspects, recover 15 AK-47 rifles, 79 phones in Abuja

Sanusi’s personal liberty must be restored

APC: We haven’t received Lagos court order on Ajimobi, Bulama ‘ Giadom

South-West PDP leaders re-strategise to take over APC ruling states

INSECURITY: My fears for Amotekun ‘ Rep Adefisoye

Twitter orders all employees worldwide to work from home

Updated: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus ‘Club

Hajj 2020: NAHCON bringing affordable hajj dream into reality

Sanusi: Ganduje can’t banish the truth

I’ll not congratulate you untill end of your tenure, Sheikh Ahmad tells Hassan

ASUU frowns at National Assembly plan to single out lecturers for sexual harassment legislation.

Gbajabiamila to ‘ASUU: Call off strike action for student’s sake

20 bag first class as Ondo Varsity holds maiden convocation

World Glaucoma Day: Optometrists caution against self-medication on eye disorder

Coronavirus: Don’t shake hands, don’t hug, minister warns Nigerians

Kaduna AIDS Agency appeals for funding to host NACA Conference

UNAIDS Country Director presents Letter of Commission to FG

Lassa fever: LASG embarks on deratization of colleges, markets, others

Lassa Fever: Death toll reaches 144 ‘ NCDC

Court remands 3 men for alleged gang rape of 13-yr-old

Mechanic docked for allegedly stealing phone at Igbobi hospital

Idjerhe Kingship Tussle: Opposition after me because I didn’t give N5m bribe ‘ Omasoro

How unknown woman abducted two siblings from Akwa Ibom primary School

*PUNCH*

12 female victims testify against Abuja alleged rapist

FCT shuts down schools over inadequate teachers, poor facilities

Igbo senators, Reps allege marginalisation in Buharis $22.7bn loan

Uzodinma appoints additional 30 aides

Parents released 48 kids for adoption FCT orphanage owner

Kogi sets for LG poll, inaugurates SIEC

Another traditionalist group rejects Ogun burial rites bill

My father had licence to fabricate firearms

Cultists kill final year Benue varsity student

APGA kicks as Assembly confirms Mkpa ABSIEC chair

Three suspected kidnappers in Imo police net

Oyo seeks collaboration on schools rehabilitation

NSCDC arrests Imo electric cable vandal

Open grazing: Another herder jailed in Benue

LASG partners private stakeholders on education

Ighalo and Iheanachos worship centre

Katsina mother, daughter rescued from bandits

Illegal petroleum product dealer paraded in Abia

Odia Ofeimun at 70: The poet ages (2)

Female pupils urged to achieve full potential

Female soldiers deployed in BHaram, banditry operations Buratai

Lamido Sanusi: Not yet bye-bye

Police recover week-old baby from AIbom trafficker

Kaduna begins N30,000 wage payment this month

Right of reply: The real trouble with Magu

NNSS alumni inaugurate quarterly discussion series

Bowel cancer screening

Lots of things still unknown about COVID-19 UCH virologist, Fowotade

Riversll focus on agric for increased revenue Wike

Yobe approves payment of N353.2m to LG retirees

Senate bill wants FCT courts to try criminal cases

Out-of-school children: Reps to amend NYSC Act, make corpers teach

Four killed in Delta land, cult clashes

Sanwo-Olu seeks concerted effort to fight cancer

Sanusi: The reformers cross in an illiberal democracy

Cervical cancer preventable through vaccination, screening Foundation

Contributions to National Housing Fund hit N372bn

Crashing oil price, reason to diversify economy Buhari

44 firms shed N457bn, market cap falls below N12tn

Oil dips to $32, Nigeria faces stiff competition

Nigeria overwhelmed by substandard goods, Reps lament

Corruption, multiple taxes bane of entrepreneurship

Wema Bank to support women businesses with grants

FG to lease unoccupied private houses nationwide Fashola

FGll reopen Enugu airport before Easter Sirika

NCAA reverses restriction on air travel without yellow card

Fidelity Bank director quits position after 30 years

Women entrepreneurs not getting enough assistance

DPR calls for improved safety measures

*THE NATION*

Emulate Lagos in your development plans, Lawan tells states

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Ubahs appeal against sack

70% of illegal emigrants from Edo, says UN agency

Lawyer in suit charged with forgery

No need for travel ban in Nigeria, says minister

Lassa fever death toll hits 144, says NCDC

Confusion, anger at European airports over U.S. travel ban

Sanusi sues Fed Govt, Kano govt over banishment

Vanity of human praises!

Ihedioha shelves planned return home

APC non-NWC members fault emergency NEC

Immigration wins award

Suspension: Appeal Court to hear Oshiomholes case Monday

Residents sensitised on Coronavirus

Travelling in Coronavirus time

Lagos PDP crisis: Court strikes out contempt charge against Secondus, Obi

Fed Govt gets 30-day ultimatum to prosecute sacked FIIRO boss

Police lack capacity, says lawmaker

Oshiomhole: Time to halt illegality

Abisoye Fagade celebrates birthday

Folorunsho Alakijas love for philanthropy

Chico Ejiro yet to recover from Frank Dallas death

AMVCA 2020: 3 moments to expect at 7th edition of movie awards

Social Media Bill will restrict us from using our voice, says Woli Arole

Wande Coal secures new management under Fajana

Lytas manager gets N23m Range Evoque from Naira Marley

Tiwa Savage reunites with Grammy-winning producers ahead of third album

Naira under pressure

NB urges women to be the best

NIMN to prosecute defaulting marketers

Inside the financial slaughterhouse

Making a statement with wristwatches

Long road to gender parity in labour market

Mixed reactions greet bill on casualisation, outsourcing

Fed Govt, partners begin review of labour laws

Mojec to fast-track customers metering with Mobile MAP

NCDMB, Shell seal pact on gas facility development

*THISDAY*

CBN Mulls Including Hand Sanitisers among Items Not Valid for FX

Court Fixes April 9 to Hear Banks Request to Sell Obats N5bn Hotel

Compulsory Yellow Fever Vaccination Not Connected to Coronavirus, Says NCAA

Stakeholders Seek Capacity Development to Close Gender Gap in Maritime

Border Closure: Customs Arrests Illegal Immigrants

26 Insurance Firms Likely to Meet New Capital Requirement

As Chinese Vessel is Rescued

ASHON Boss Urges Investors to Take Advantage of Falling Stock Prices

FAAN Holds National Aviation Conference

Emirates Introduces Waiver Policy

Combating Drug Menace

Abdulsalam: Nigeria Needs Young Pilots

Bridging Financial Literacy Gap in Nigeria

MASPAN Urges Jamoh to Ensure Adherence to Local Content

Intermarc Consulting Partners Kenyan Agency on Insurance

Controllers Call for Human Capital Development

Strategic Management National Conference Holds in July

Ihedioha Cancels Scheduled Return to Imo

Coronavirus: Inter Milan Ban Victor Moses, Others

Applauding Akpabios Repositioning of the NDDC

Ighalo Inspires Man Utd to 5-0 Advantage in Austria

Making Heavy Weather of Political Matters Before the Courts

Building a Gender-balanced World

NNL Resumption Postponed again

La Liga Suspended as Real Madrid Players Quarantined

Lessons from Kwara

Three Leicester City Players in Self Isolation

ATP Tour Shuts Down for Six Weeks

NBA Suspends Entire Season

Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta has Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Delta Inaugurates LGs Sports Festival Committee

Eunisell Boot: Abia Misses Top Spot Chance as Auwalu Joins Race

Nigeria Targets Archery Debut at 2024 Olympics

Coronavirus Outbreak: Round-the-clock Updates

National Demographic Health Survey and Push to Achieving SDG

AMLSN Warns Nigerians of Imminent Cholera, Meningitis Outbreak

Omotola: Nigeria Needs $350 Billion to Achieve SDG

Obasanjo at 83

Medical Experts Educate Nigerians on Importance of Organic Food

Addressing Male Infertility in Nigeria

Nutritionist Calls for Regular Health Assessment among Nigerians

Self-monitoring Can Prevent Diabetes Complications, Says Expert

*THE SUN*

Anambra South Senatorial District: A’Court reserves judgment in Ifeanyi Ubah’s suit

Contempt: Court sets PDP chairman, Secondus, others free

Confusion in APC as courts give conflicting orders

How I felt after Supreme Court declared me governor ‘Diri

Oshiomhole: I didn’t sign vote of no confidence document ‘S’South APC youth leader

APC crisis: Oshiomhole posters, billboard defaced

APC Crisis: Obaseki, Amaechi, Peterside, Osunbor, Ndoma-Egba, others meet

In APC, things fall apart; confusion reigns as courts give conflicting orders

Gov. Diri blames Oshiomhole, Sylva for violence in Bayelsa

APC emergency NEC meeting sacrosanct ‘ Ag. National Secretary

Coronavirus: 8 Super Eagles under watch in Spain, UK

Pinnick explains safety measure for Sierra Leone match

Maltina School Games: Ojo emerges best overall athlete as Lagos dominates

NBA suspends season over coronavirus

NFSC disowns Authentic Supporters Club

Delta State Schools Sports Festival: Winners show superiority to lift trophies

Edo 2020 NSF: Supersport named host broadcaster

We’ll make agriculture alternative revenue earner ‘Wike

COVID-19: Forex panic buying sends naira crashing

OMD named Global Media Agency of the year

FG to conduct census of businesses in Nigeria

Border drill: FG to review policy on closure of filling stations in border communities

Share trading transactions down 23.9% at NSE

Buhari flags off 2020 Argungu Festival, promises to support automotive industry

Enugu Airport ready before Easter, Sirika reassures

Coronavirus Pandemic: Delta governor worried by impact on economy

Kaduna govt reassures Birnin-Gwari people of safety of lives

Plateau NYSC partners JUTH to protect, sensitise corps members on coronavirus

Witness contradicts self in Shema’s N5.7bn SURE-P Fund trial

Police rescue 13 kidnapped NYSC members, others in Katsina

Stop Amotekun now before it consumes us, group urges South-West governors

Pension Fund Operators endorse NPF Pensions’ demand for special gratuity for police retirees

Insecurity: Be ready to defend yourself ‘Mbazulike Amechi advises Igbo

Uzodinma appoints more aides

Why I shelved my return to Imo ‘Ihedioha

S’East Devt Commission: Enugu, Abia, Ebonyi, others to forfeit 15% from Fed Acct

Understanding Oshiomhole’s travails in APC

Deposed Emir Sanusi vindicates Zik

Corona blues

Akpabio’s march in repositioning the NDDC

Is nigeria lacking deep thinking

Female power, gender equality and the Nigerian context

IBB option for military chiefs

Potent entreaties for coronavirus

Osinbajo: Greying and glowing @ 63

Curbing the circulation of illegal weapons

Ibeto: Enthralling story of an achiever

*GUARDIAN*

Fayemi queries Ekiti prominent monarchs over alleged insubordination

Court declares APC NEC meeting without Ajimobi, others invalid

Nigerian found dead in his Italy home after high fever

Down syndrome young adults get introduced to robotics

France to close schools over coronavirus: Macron

WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic

Coronavirus’ punching sports below the belt globally

LMC sets conditions for matches in Lafia, suspends match commissioner

Buratai tasks IBB golf club on grooming young talents

PGA Tour to continue without fans due to coronavirus scare

Elizade University ‘ready’ as students get set to rumble

Arsenal’s coach Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

Real’s Marcelo fined 105,000 euros for driving without licence

How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting European football

Cryptocurrency remains stable amid fluctuations

Air travel under pressure as U.S. restricts European carriers

Reps task SON on sensitisation against substandard goods

First Bank explains stake in Shell-Ejama community dispute

Pantami woos Swedish government on broadband infrastructure

NUPENG seeks speedy passage of bill to criminalise casualisation

Stakeholders propose collaboration, gender inclusion in energy sector

Index tumbles six-year low as investors’ wealth dips further by 3.72%

Nigeria to conduct business census two decades after

Banks slam charge stamp duty on etransactions above N10,000

Why hackers are targeting African firms

FUTO develops indigenous recycling technology

Reshaping Nigeria’s digital revolution foundation

FG to enforce 70% local content in Radio, TV

Pantami says FG’s digital economy policy well-conceived, on track

The next to be levelled

For whom the gates open wide

The unforgettable Stanley Macebuh

Odia Ofeimun

Home truth

37% girl child literacy level in Kano worrisome, says UNICEF

Police seal Ekiti PDP secretariat as Fayose, Olujimi loyalists clash

Eyimofe hits home, appeals to global film industry, says Nigeria’s Ambassador to Germany Tuggar

Europe-based Eagles may not honour Sierra Leone game

NASFAT empowers women, condemns gender inequalities

43 quarantined in Plateau test negative for coronavirus

The jumbo loan cometh

Police nab man with human head, hands in Ondo

Ekweremadu, others kick over South East’s exclusion from $22.7b loan

Lawan canvasses proper planning to check multiplicity of development agencies

*DAILY TIMES*

NDIC pledges to support EFCCs anti- corruption war

FG will push for resettlement of 2.4m IDPs Official

ACourt reserves judgment on Sen. Ubahs appeal

Buhari, others to attend APC NEC meeting Tuesday NWC

Army hands over rescued kidnapped corps member in Taraba to NYSC

NHRC accuses insurgents of abuses in north-east

Bagudu scores Buhari high in Nigeria attaining rice self-sufficient

Oshiomhole will survive gang up against him, says Ogiemwonyi

Borno governor, Zulum declares war on illicit drugs

APC will not colapse after BuhariRazak

APGA rejects Agu Mkpa as new ABSIEC boss, demands his change or they go to court

Lagos Assembly crisis: Obasa insists Tinubus political family intact

Zamfara assembly to begin sitting in primary school March 25

I did not plot to assassinate anyone, escape from prison Maina

Buhari ordered his godson el-Rufai to give Sanusi appointments Aide

COVID-19: Why I imposed travel restrictions on Europe Trump

Algeria to close schools, universities after first coronavirus death

UK to introduce more stringent measures to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Saudi Arabia widens travel ban to Europe, others over coronavirus

Saudi Arabia widens travel ban to Europe, others over coronavirus

Coronavirus: No reason to impose travel ban, Nigeria follows WHO rules-Minister

Less than 60% medical graduates works in Nigeria NMA

Italian coronavirus patient in Nigeria to be discharged Soon Health Minister

Daily Times Newspaper, Saturday, March 14, 2020

Banishment: Sanusi sues Kano Govt, AGF, IGP, DSS

FG, ASUU to reconvene next week as strike continues

Niger Delta deserves more than 13% derivation Okowa

Nigeria experiencing improved security, Buhari declares

Senate mulls new academic qualification for eligibility to hold office

Kidnapping:NMA embarks on indefinite strike in C/River

Buratai pledges more opportunities for women in Army

COVID-19: No travel restrictions or ban yet by Nigeria FG

Ekiti queries 11 prominent monarchs for insubordination

Braeking: Sampdoria forward Gabbiadini tests positive for Coronavirus

Omeruo: Chelsea will regret selling me

7 teams pick forms in Kwara for 2020 Aiteo Cup

Burutai urges seasoned golfers to groom young ones

La Liga agrees to suspend matches over Coronavirus

Is Daniele Rugani the first athlete in Italy to Test Positive for coronavirus

CAF suspends El Nasr star after failing doping test

Former Tunisia head coach Maaloul takes over the Syrian job

Tokyo keeps preparing for Olympics despite WHO pandemic declaration

Corona virus: NBA considers moving games due to virus

How equities market investors lost N1.87trn in 4 days

Awujale lauds Julius Berger over CSR efforts in Nigeria

Taming the cancer scourge in Nigeria

Beyond the crudity of crude oil: An irreversible reality

Decoding the Sanusi conundrum

*DAILY TRUST*

We need Electoral Offences Tribunal

APC crisis: Court orders Bulama, others in NEC meeting

Oshiomhole’s pictures, banners removed at party secretariat

NEC meeting: Police beef up security at APC Secretariat

Senate wants HND as minimum qualification for president

Senate wants immunity removed for V-P, govs, deputies

Lagos lawmakers suspended to maintain House’s sanctity ‘ Obasa

PDP BoT chair: Politics destroying traditional institutions

Court of Appeal reserves judgment in Ubah’s appeal against Uzor

LG polls: Bello inaugurates SIEC, others

PDP leaders in Ibadan vow to take over S’West APC states

Dethronement of Sarki: Is it worth the fuss

Strike continues, as FG gives condition to accommodate ASUU’s UTAS

ABU’s host community reacts to selection of new VC

FG, ASUU meet over strike, IPPIS

Alleged Lagos deadly cult leader ‘Okoko Danger’ arrested

Man, 33, docked over alleged assault

Ekiti govt queries 11 ‘Pelupelu’ traditional rulers over alleged insubordination

Traditionalists tackle Ogun Assembly over burial rites bill

Police recover 21 kids allegedly trafficked through orphanage

Julius Berger commissions glass factory in Abuja

FCT owned orphanages at disposal of IDPs-Minister

FCT Minister, US Ambassador commission American Space at City Library

I doubt Buhari’s involvement in Sanusi’s dethronement, says Abdulsalami

New Kano Emir weeps

Brazilian who met Trump tests positive for coronavirus

EU slams US for ‘unilaterally’ imposing travel ban

Coronavirus: Iran asks IMF for its first loan since 1962

Spain minister tests positive for Coronavirus

Italy shuts stores across country to fight virus

Coronavirus: Don’t shake hands, don’t hug, Aregbesola warns Nigerians

Cristiano Ronaldo in quarantine in Portugal over Coronavirus

Coronavirus hits Serie A as Juventus star tests positive for virus

Trump issues travel ban on Europe as coronavirus surges

Bjorn Beckman (1938-2019): A Life of Struggle and friendship

FG seeks Swedish govt’s support on broadband infrastructure

Naira depreciates to N410/$ at parallel market

Dairy farmers laud Buhari on VAT exemption for animal feeds

NIWA mulls boat operators’ registration to curb accidents

Falling oil prices: Challenge for Nigeria to look inwards ‘ Lawan

Oil prices slump will delay infrastructure projects ‘ Buhari

WIEN urges FG to support women in oil, gas sector

COVID-19, pensioners and pension funds

PenCom recovers N17.05bn from 655 employers

Pension: Kaduna Assembly to intervene on arrears owed retired LG workers

Don’t worry, I’m fine,’ insists coronavirus victim Rugani

LMC slams N6m fine on Nasarawa Utd over player’s death

Eto’o wants more goals from Villarreal youngster Chukwueze

Waco FA, Gaddosky FC set for titanic clash today

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Insurance Companies Restrict Travel Cover Over Coronavirus

Twitter Mandates Employees To Work From Home

UK Not Handling Coronavirus Well- Health Expert

U.S.To Partner Osun On Tourism Development

Waste To Wealth Will Create Employment For Youths In Ekiti ‘Group

We’re Not Planning To Dethrone Any Monarch In Ekiti ‘ Fayemi

Lagos Inaugurates Parks Monitoring Committee

Denigration Of Yoruba Language, Culture Unacceptable

PWD Level Crossing Closes For Railway Project

Ogun NYSC Grants 82 Nursing, Pregnant Corps Members, Others Exit Permits, As 2.067 Commence Orientation

Issues On Sanusi’s Banishment To Nasarawa

Onuesoke Condemns Proposed Bill To Ban Importation Of Generators

Why Edo People Must Vote SDP In Governorship Election ‘ Isidahomhen

Why FG, NASS Should Discourage Job Slots ‘ Ndume

Former Osun Governor, Oyinlola Returns To PDP

Curtailing Proliferation Of Small And Light Arms

Coronavirus Will Deny Nigeria, Others $4bn Revenue

Buhari Pledges To Support Nigeria’s Automotive Industry

Oil Falls After US Restricts Travel From Europe

NECA Calls For Strategic Legislation Instead Of Criminalising Generator Imports

Women Affairs Minister To Share Her Vision At Startups Africa 2020

Coronavirus Could Shrink Global FDI By 5% To 15% ‘ Report

Sirika, Fadugba, Aviation CEOs To Grace FAAN’s Conference

Lego Teams Up With Nintendo For Brick-based Game

Johnnie Walker To Sponsor Special Tournament At Karen

World Athletics To Rule On Russia Ahead Of Olympics

COVID-19: Australian Grand Prix To Be Cancelled

JUST IN: Arsenal Manager, Arteta Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Real Madrid Make Paul Pogba Transfer Decision

Coronavirus: Juventus In Lockdown After Player Tests Positive

Coronavirus: Diego Costa Coughs Towards Reporters After Liverpool Win

Police Parade Foreigner Who Changes Phone IMEI Numbers, 107 Suspects

Police Recover Baby Sold By Mother For N300,000 In Enugu

Edo Taskforce Rescues Stolen Baby Sold For N1.7m

Man, 45, Remanded Over Burnt Human Skull

Suspect Of Imo Monarch’s Wife Kidnap Hatched Plot From Prison ‘ Police

AIG Makama Visits Alaafin, Olubadan And Soun, Advocates Effective Community Policing

Allied Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft

Ghanaian Rapper Found Guilty Of Raping Four Women

U.S. Stocks Sink, Trigger Trading Halt

Doctor killed In Attack By Haftar’s Militia In Libya

Canada Must Support ICC’s Israeli War Crimes Probe

Covid-19: New Yorker Stranded In Egypt Quarantine Hospital

Coronavirus: Norway Shuts Down Kindergartens, Schools

Egyptians Citizens Advised To Stay Indoors As Harsh Weather Hits Country

German Investments In Russia Fell By More Than One-Third In 2019

COVID-19: San Francisco Bans All Mass Gatherings Over 1,000 People

*TRIBUNE*

Warning Strike: ASUU lists grievances

Real Madrid footballers sent home after basketball player tests positive to coronavirus

Much ado about National Security Adviser

Husbands as terrorists

Ghana confirms two cases of coronavirus

Three months of economic hardship

BREAKING: Arsenal manager Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

VIDEO: Security breach around Buhari as unknown man rushes at him in Kebbi

We won’t devalue Naira, foreign reserves adequate ‘ CBN

Bala Mohammed says North-East deserted Atiku in 2019 general elections

Ireland to shut schools, universities until March 29 over coronavirus

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

Buhari: COVID-19, oil price crash’ll impact negatively on infrastructure, human capital

NBS: FG, states, LGs shared N7.04trn in 2019

Senate moves to strip President, govs, others of immunity

JUST IN: Chelsea in lockdown after Callum Hudson-Odoi tests positive for Covid-19

Sanusi to court: Restore my dignity, free me from detention

APC crisis gets messier

Shareholders lose N1.9trn to coronavirus in 4 days

Hair dye may increase cancer risk

Okowa seeks full implementation of 13% derivation

Court strikes out contempt suit against Secondus, others

Anambra: Drums of war over LG polls

Oshiomhole: Twists and turns in APC’s fortunes

When Reps debated Coronavirus outbreak

Police seal-off PDP’s Ekiti Secretariat as Olujimi, Fayose’s loyalists clash

APC crisis: Oshiomhole’s photographs removed from party secretariat

APC crisis: NRC receives over 120 memoranda

Marriage: The ‘red flags’ to avoid

Justice Nweze’s deserving garlands

A noisome ‘troika

Big Brother Naija opened doors I never knew existed ‘Konwea

I’ll cheat if not sexually satisfied in a relationship ‘Juliet Njemanze

Sola Sobowale: Nigeria has become dumping ground

Toke Makinwa: Showing off butt has become a trend

Ultimate Love: Jerry apologises to Meriton for role in eviction

Seun Kuti’s Coachella performances postponed till October due to coronavirus

US actors, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, say they have coronavirus

POV 5: Experts explore PPP funding for visual arts

*PEOPLES DAILY*

ASUU warning strike shocking, illegal ‘FG

Coronavirus pandemic: Nigeria to review impact on Budget

Crude oil fall: Niger Gov. calls for economic diversification

Bayelsa judgment review: Olanipekun, Afe Babalola protest N60m fine

Katsina govt receives 2 firefighting vehicles from FG

Reps move to subject VIPs, elites to airport security checks over lapses

Nigeria suspends emergency passport services in New York

Alleged treasonable felony: FG opens Sowore’s trial

Lassa fever: FCTA takes awareness campaign to Area Councils

Bauchi records 85 per cent increase in pupils, students enrolment

LG poll: APC rejects Mkpa Agu as new ABSIEC boss

Gov Uzodinma claims saving N800m since assumption

Security restructuring: Senate receives ad hoc C’ttee report Wednesday

Finance Act to cripple NIPOST ‘ Post Master General

Finance Act amendment bill, 10 others pass second reading

Senate slams 10yr jail term on Nigerians using generators

Senate probes abandoned N1.6b Mararaba, Mubi, Michika road

Senate probes abandoned N1.6b Mararaba, Mubi, Michika road

ASUU warning strike shocking, illegal ‘FG

Coronavirus pandemic: Nigeria to review impact on Budget

Crude oil fall: Niger Gov. calls for economic diversification

Bayelsa judgment review: Olanipekun, Afe Babalola protest N60m fine

Katsina govt receives 2 firefighting vehicles from FG

Reps move to subject VIPs, elites to airport security checks over lapses

Nigeria suspends emergency passport services in New York

Alleged treasonable felony: FG opens Sowore’s trial

Lassa fever: FCTA takes awareness campaign to Area Councils

Bauchi records 85 per cent increase in pupils, students enrolment

FIRS to MDAs: Spending IGR at source stagnates national development

NDIC, AANI to partner on Financial Inclusion

SEC advocates Structured Commodities Market

Impact of Coronavirus may exceed three months -NNPC boss warns

NERC approves Kaduna Electric partnership with Konexa

TCN fails to justify tariff hike request at NERC Public Hearing

Analysing timelines of public environmental guidelines

COVID-19: Economic Consequence on China’s Economy Transitory, Manageable

NPFL matches not suspended -Dikko

Headmasters, Principals’ Cups get 2020 dates

Coronavirus: Etebo refuses to travel to Italy for Inter Milan Europa League tie

Aubameyang beats Saka to Arsenal’s February player award

Coronavirus: ATP, WTA tell players not to give towels, sweatbands to fans

Coronavirus: Tokyo Marathon takes place on Empty Street

Drinkwater sends home after training incident

Mourinho must redefine side after Champions League exit

Now a king, now a commoner

Diaspora: Roads without borders

The myths and fallacies about late Ameh Oboni’s magical powers

Sudden Emergence of the Beggar-Prenuership Industry

Religious intolerance, ethnic cleavages, bane of our dev’t

*BLUEPRINT*

Court strikes out contempt charge against Secondus, PDP NWC

Abia PDP releases dates for congress, warns against impunity

Ihedioha accuses Uzodinma of plotting arrest PDP supporters

Gov Bello charges SIEC on transparency in LG polls

Service chiefs should be retired, not sacked

Yoruba coalition alleges hijack of Amotekun

145 contractors jostle for 2020 NYSC capital projects

Jigawa police crackdown on criminals

Onu wants research findings commercialised

NFSC warns public against impostors

Onu wants research findings commercialised

COVID-19: Minister put corps members on high alert

Minister inaugurates 14th American space in Nigeria

Incompatibility: Court dissolves 6-year-old marriage

WSSCC to train female inmates on menstrual hygiene in 5 states

Court remands man for attempting to rape 12-year-old girl

Court remands man for attempting to rape 12-year-old girl

Zulum receives report on regional stabilisation

Hunter kills self with dane gun in Delta

Border closure: Task force saves N703m in 2 months

Expert harps on preservation for effective yam export

APRM Day: Self-assessment, advocacy panacea to good governance ‘ Akobundu

Women better managers than men ‘ Mabel

NDIC pledges to support EFCC in anti-graft fight

APC dep nat’l chair: Court begins Ajimobi’s trial

Sokoto COWA settles N.3m fine to free 19 inmates

APC dep nat’l chair: Court begins Ajimobi’s trial

Med View Airline fingers ex-NAHCON boss in past failures

*SAHARA REPORTERES*

JUST IN: Court Bars Lagos APC From Holding NEC Meeting

Herbalist’ Arrested With Human Parts In Ondo

For Whom The Gates Open Wide By Wole Soyinka

Oshiomhole’s Billboards, Portraits Destroyed At APC National Secretariat

Court Throws Out Contempt Suit Filed Against PDP Chairman

Lawyer Asks Court To Set Aside NDDC Budget Over Non-inauguration Of Governing Board

JUST IN: Nigerian Senate Approves HND As Least Qualification For President, Governors

Sanusi: Buhari Aiding And Abetting Corruption By Dr SKC Ogbonnia

Nigerians In United Kingdom Protest In Front Of High Commission, Demand Charges Against Sowore Dropped, Call For Referendum

Almajiri: Why North Should Own Its Problem By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

Thirty-nine Years After, Awujale Moment For Sanusi By Azu Ishiekwene

Trump Bans European Travellers From Entering United States

Agba Jalingo To Receive ‘Courage In Difficult Times Award

Court Okays Forfeiture Of Bauchi Governor’s Son’s Property

Court To Decide On Bank’s CCTV In Belgore’s N450m Fraud Trial March 12

First Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Ivory Coast

Okada Ban: Lagos Government Orders Arrest Of Military Officers Riding Motorcycle Commercially

Ten Aides Of Ganduje In False Assets Declaration Saga

Police Parade 105 Kidnappers, Armed Robbers, Drug Dealers, Gun Manufacturers In Abuja

Turkish Airlines To Cancel Flights To Nigeria Over Coronavirus

Social Media Crucial In Tackling Terrorism In Nigeria ‘Nigerian Army

Church Member Accuses Bishop Oyedepo’s Younger Brother Of Assault, Harassment

Edo Police Killed My Husband And Took His Body Away, Widow Cries Out

UNILAG ASUU Warns Pro-Chancellor, Babalakin, Not To Visit Institution Again

JUST IN: Kaduna Names Sanusi Chancellor Of State University

I Have No Hand In Sanusi’s Removal ‘Buhari

Adamawa: Policeman In Custody For Kidnapping

Judge Adjourns Sowore’s Trial Until April 1 After Prosecution Fails To Produce Witness Statement

Unconstitutionality, Illegality Of Dethronement, Banishment Of Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi: Time To Halt Dangerous Trend And Macabare Dance Of Death By Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN, OFR)

End Unfair Trial Of Sowore, Amnesty International Tells Nigerian Government

Police Arrest Two Herdsmen In Bayelsa Over Attack On Personnel

BREAKING: Again, Shehu Sani Visits Abuja Court To Support Sowore

BREAKING: Gunmen Abduct Four Ondo Students On Way To NYSC Orientation Camp

LIVE: SoworeVsFG: Trial Continues As Nigerian Government Set To Present Masked Witness To Testify Against Sowore

El-Rufai Appoints Sanusi Into Kaduna Investment Board

Sanusi Moved To Another Nasarawa Town, Awe

Nigerian Lawmakers Summon ASUU, Education Ministry Over Strike Action

Emir Sanusi Deposed: Sultan Sa’ad, Shehu El-Kanemi’s Turn Loading By Obinna Akukwe

BREAKING: Sanusi’s Legal Team To Challenge Banishment

Dethronement: Timeline Of Sanusi, Ganduje Fallout

Giving Women A Voice In Era Of SDGs Development By Dayo Aderugbo

Out-of-school Children, A Big Problem To Nigeria ‘Senate President, Lawan

Police, Anti-graft Agency Criminalise Complaint In Fraud Case, Shield Top Nigerians Involved In Act

Senate Receives Petition Over Journalist Killed During Shiite Protest

Governors Have Power To Dethrone Anybody ‘Presidency

Sanusi Speaks After Dethronement, Says I have Accepted Whatever Allah Decides

BREAKING: Tension In Abuja Market As Traders, Task Force Officials Clash Over Demolition Of Shops

Father Absconds With Children After Raping Them Multiple Times

Cross River Local Government Elections: Before Our Funds Are Looted Dry By Citizen Agba Jalingo

Group Urges President Buhari To Order End To Sanusi’s Harassment

*PREMIUM TIMES*

Two Nigerian politicians detained for ‘insulting governor

Coronavirus: Nigeria quarantines 39 people after case detection

Coronavirus: Nigerian military takes measures to halt spread in barracks, communities

Red Cross not involved in negotiations with Boko Haram, ISWAP ‘ Official

N3.6 billion Contract: Bauchi govt reacts to graft allegations against governor

Major discussions from the Nigerian Senate last week

I received N252mn from Kwara govt to build a house, but it wasn’t enough ‘ Saraki

INTERVIEW: Why I’m ‘sad’ about my 100m African record ‘ Fasuba

Harry Garuba: Memorial To A Songbird At Passage

Nigerian literary icon, Harry Garuba, is dead

Drug barons, ‘Yahoo Boys’ investing in Nigerian music industry ‘ Zaaki Azzay

EPL: Watford end Liverpool’s unbeaten run with amazing victor

Norwegian ambassador visits Saro-Wiwa’s home amidst emotions

Buhari approves Oyo-Ita’s retirement, appoints head of civil service

Nigerian Army arrest kidnappers, recover ammunitions

FRSC redeploy four officers

Coronavirus: Lagos govt moves patient to new facility

Nigerian Army arrest kidnappers, recover ammunitions

Buhari orders crackdown on security agents undermining border closure policy

Journalism festival cancelled over coronavirus

Party Deregistration: Why INEC’s action is generating controversy

Experts Seek Collaboration Between Energy Sector Investors and Practitioners

ANALYSIS: Boko Haram Commission: Here’s the task before Ibrahim Geidam

Akpabio frustrated my constituency from being recognised as oil-producing ‘ Ex-lawmaker

Coronavirus: 13 ways to secure your workplace ‘ WHO

Enugu LG elections witness poor turnout but peaceful

After spending N3.6 billion on cars, Bauchi govt says can’t pay WAEC fees for students

Coronavirus: 20 vaccines under development globally ‘ WHO

ANALYSIS: Amotekun and the challenge of compromise

Nigerian governors speak on emergence of coronavirus

Nigerian governors speak on emergence of coronavirus

Coronavirus: Scarcity of sanitisers, face masks hit Lagos, Abuja

Nigerian governors speak on emergence of coronavirus

Coronavirus: Kaduna sets up emergency centre

Nigerian footballer tests positive to coronavirus

Countries criticise Russia, Syria at UN over killing of Turkish soldiers

Coronavirus: China shares treatment procedure with Nigeria ‘ Minister

Months after sack, Jibrin, others remain on National Assembly website as lawmakers

Buhari suspends Dokubo as coordinator of amnesty programme

Coronavirus: Why infected Italian was not detected at Lagos airport ‘ Minister

Police arrest ex-governor’s aide for allegedly killing party member

Table Tennis: Oshonaike sets African record, qualifies for seventh Olympics

Reps summons BOA over repayment N81bn anchor borrowers loan

Investments: Delta govt. to establish new industrial park

Minister’s aide, Kaze kick-off Abuja 2020 guest writer session

Alleged Internet Fraud: Naira Marley counter’s EFCC documents in court

Coronavirus: Panic mood on NSE, market capitalisation loses N308 billion

10 myths about coronavirus ‘ WHO

Lagos coronavirus patient ‘in stable condition’ ‘ Sanwo-Olu

Coronavirus: What Sanwo-Olu said about Italian who brought disease to Nigeria

*THE CABLE*

Supreme court rejects familys request to unfreeze Abachas foreign accounts

ICPC asks security agencies to arrest Obono-Obla

Buhari: I wont interfere in dispute between Ganduje and Sanusi

ICYMI: UI auditor became blind while working on our accounts, says bursar

Sultan kicks against Operation Shege Ka Fasa, says something worse than Boko Haram looms

FAKE NEWS ALERT: I never described Buhari as a religious bigot, says Tinubu

Follow me back, Im sorry Sarkodie ends feud with Yemi Alade

Nigerians like bad news Iyanya reacts to car theft case

Police arraign Iyanya for car theft after Naira Marley

DOWNLOAD: Sean Tizzle drops new single Abena

FULL LIST: Ramsey Nouah, Reminisce, RMD nominated for 2020 AMVCA

Robert Pattinson, Batman actor, named worlds most handsome man

Yul Edochie: Catholic priests should be allowed to get married

DOWNLOAD: Wande Coal drops new single Again

Kirk Douglas, Spartacus actor, dies at 103

Ighalo to miss Man Uniteds Spain trip over coronavirus travel fears

Kenyas David Tumo wins 2020 Lagos city Marathon

Itll be dream come true to play for Super Eagles, says Hungary-based Nigerian footballer

Ighalo: My mother cried when I told her about the move to Man Utd

Thai solider goes on rampage, kills 20

I had to be honest with myself Phillip Schofield comes out as gay, after 27 years of marriage

Chinese doctor who raised the alarm over coronavirus dies as death toll hits 636

El-Rufai: Grooming leaders of tomorrow

Insecurity: What Buhari has done, and is doing

The northern elite created these bandits

Marcus Brutus and his cousins

Is Buhari aware that bandits are taking over the FCT

France fines Apple $27m for slowing down old iPhones

10 signs your husband still loves you dearly

Pakistan lawmakers pass resolution to publicly hang child sexual abusers

We never knew hes a genius mother of 9-year-old calendar prodigy admits spanking him

687 foreign-trained doctorsinducted into Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria

EXTRA: Man burns $1m cash to avoid paying ex-wife child support

Popeye, Pablo Escobars hitman, who killed 300 people dies of cancer

Causes, symptoms, prevention everything to know about sleep paralysis

17,000 malpractice cases recorded as NECO releases 2019 Nov/Dec results

Newborn becomes youngest coronavirus patient as death toll hits 565

Strange disease hits Benue, 15 dead

VIDEO: Zulum visits school at 6:30am, promotes only teacher on duty

EXTRA: Imo PDP declares 7-day fasting for return of Ihedioha as governor

Kogi: Were borrowing $100m to boost food production

Bomb explosion near Ekiti government house

How Lagosians stood by me when the police seized my power bike over okada ban

Children of Kaduna doctor regain freedom days after mothers killing

PHOTOS: Scene of bomb blast near Ekiti government house

LagFerry MD: Badore jetty not closed were only having low passenger turnout

Ihediohas lawyer: Scourt has another opportunity to redeem its image

Buhari off to Ethiopia for AU summit

ANRP chairman: Delisting our party after collecting N1m registration fee is a breach of contract

Dogara blames widespread insecurity on leadership failure

*POLITICS*

12 female victims testify against Abuja alleged rapist – Punch

12 SANs lead Sanusis freedom battle, hearing begins today – Punch

145 contractors jostle for 2020 NYSC capital projects – Blueprint

37% girl child literacy level in Kano worrisome, says UNICEF – Guardian

43 quarantined in Plateau test negative for coronavirus – Guardian

70% of illegal emigrants from Edo, says UN agency – The Nation

Abia PDP releases dates for congress, warns against impunity – Blueprint

ABSIEC: Prof. Mkpa eligible, Abia PDP tells APGA – Vanguard

ACourt reserves judgment on Sen. Ubahs appeal – Daily Times

ACourt reserves judgment on Senator Ifeanyi Ubahs sacking – Punch

Africa’s week in pictures: 6-12 March 2020 – BBC

Algeria to close schools, universities after first coronavirus death – Daily Times

Alleged treasonable felony: FG opens Sowore’s trial – Peoples Daily

Alleged treasonable felony: FG opens Sowore’s trial – Peoples Daily

Allied Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft – Daily Independent

Anambra South Senatorial District: A’Court reserves judgment in Ifeanyi Ubah’s suit – The Sun

Anambra: Drums of war over LG polls – New Telegraph

Another traditionalist group rejects Ogun burial rites bill – Punch

APC chieftain, Olusi calls for LG autonomy – PM News

APC crisis gets messier – New Telegraph

APC crisis: Court orders Bulama, others in NEC meeting – Daily Trust

APC crisis: NRC receives over 120 memoranda – New Telegraph

APC Crisis: Obaseki, Amaechi, Peterside, Osunbor, Ndoma-Egba, others meet – The Sun

APC crisis: Oshiomhole posters, billboard defaced – The Sun

APC crisis: Oshiomhole’s photographs removed from party secretariat – New Telegraph

APC dep nat’l chair: Court begins Ajimobi’s trial – Blueprint

APC dep nat’l chair: Court begins Ajimobi’s trial – Blueprint

APC emergency NEC meeting sacrosanct ‘ Ag. National Secretary – The Sun

APC non-NWC members fault emergency NEC – The Nation

APC will not colapse after BuhariRazak – Daily Times

APC: We haven’t received Lagos court order on Ajimobi, Bulama ‘ Giadom – Vanguard

APGA kicks as Assembly confirms Mkpa ABSIEC chair – Punch

APGA rejects Agu Mkpa as new ABSIEC boss, demands his change or they go to court – Daily Times

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Ubahs appeal against sack – The Nation

Apple: It’s fine to use Clorox wipes on iPhones – CNN

APRM Day: Self-assessment, advocacy panacea to good governance ‘ Akobundu – Blueprint

Army hands over rescued kidnapped corps member in Taraba to NYSC – Daily Times

ASUU warning strike shocking, illegal ‘FG – Peoples Daily

ASUU warning strike shocking, illegal ‘FG – Peoples Daily

Attack on Iraq base kills 2 Americans and 1 Briton – CNN

Ayatollah Ali Khameini’s adviser contracts coronavirus – PM News

Bagudu scores Buhari high in Nigeria attaining rice self-sufficient – Daily Times

Banishment: Sanusi sues Kano Govt, AGF, IGP, DSS – Daily Times

Bauchi records 85 per cent increase in pupils, students enrolment – Peoples Daily

Bauchi records 85 per cent increase in pupils, students enrolment – Peoples Daily

Bayelsa judgment review: Olanipekun, Afe Babalola protest N60m fine – Peoples Daily

Bayelsa judgment review: Olanipekun, Afe Babalola protest N60m fine – Peoples Daily

Bill seeking govs immunity removal passes second reading – Punch

Bill to set HND as minimum qualification for President, Governor, scales second reading – Vanguard

*SPORTS*

Pinnick explains safety measure for Sierra Leone match – The Sun

7 teams pick forms in Kwara for 2020 Aiteo Cup – Daily Times

A-League and Australian football news LIVE: Coronavirus testing set up next to CCM training ground – Goal

After grabbing opponent’s genitals, rugby star banned for 10 weeks – CNN

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, NBA star faces backlash for prank – CNN

Amokachi: The Evertonian in love with rap music – Punch

Arsenal manager Arteta tests positive for coronavirus with whole squad set to self-isolate – Goal

Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta has Tested Positive for Coronavirus – Thisday

Arsenal’s coach Arteta tests positive for coronavirus – Guardian

Arsenal’s season in doubt as entire squad is quarantined after Arteta’s coronavirus diagnosis – Goal

ATP suspends men’s tour for six weeks over coronavirus – Daily Trust

ATP Tour Shuts Down for Six Weeks – Thisday

Aubameyang beats Saka to Arsenal’s February player award – Peoples Daily

Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City player self-isolating after family member hospitalised – BBC

Braeking: Sampdoria forward Gabbiadini tests positive for Coronavirus – Daily Times

Buratai tasks IBB golf club on grooming young talents – Guardian

Burutai urges seasoned golfers to groom young ones – Daily Times

CAF suspends El Nasr star after failing doping test – Daily Times

Chelsea cancel training, test players for coronavirus – Daily Trust

Chelsea partially close training ground as Hudson-Odoi tests positive for coronavirus – Goal

College of Commerce emerge winner of Delta Schools Sports Festival – Daily Trust

Corona virus: NBA considers moving games due to virus – Daily Times

Coronavirus’ punching sports below the belt globally – Guardian

Coronavirus: 8 Super Eagles under watch in Spain, UK – The Sun

Coronavirus: ATP, WTA tell players not to give towels, sweatbands to fans – Peoples Daily

Coronavirus: Diego Costa Coughs Towards Reporters After Liverpool Win – Daily Independent

Coronavirus: Etebo refuses to travel to Italy for Inter Milan Europa League tie – Peoples Daily

Coronavirus: Inter Milan Ban Victor Moses, Others – Thisday

Coronavirus: Juventus In Lockdown After Player Tests Positive – Daily Independent

Coronavirus: LPGA postpones next three tournaments including ANA Inspiration – BBC

Coronavirus: Tokyo Marathon takes place on Empty Street – Peoples Daily

Coronavirus: Uncertainty surrounds Eagles, SLeone AFCON qualifiers – Punch

COVID-19: Australian Grand Prix To Be Cancelled – Daily Independent

Delta Inaugurates LGs Sports Festival Committee – Thisday

Delta State Schools Sports Festival: Winners show superiority to lift trophies – The Sun

Don’t worry, I’m fine,’ insists coronavirus victim Rugani – Daily Trust

Drinkwater sends home after training incident – Peoples Daily

Edo 2020 LOC names SuperSport host broadcaster – Punch

Edo 2020 NSF: Supersport named host broadcaster – The Sun

Edo 2020: Sanwo-Olu pledges commitment to athletes welfare – Punch

El-Arabi extends impressive Olympiacos goals record in Europe – Goal

Elizade University ‘ready’ as students get set to rumble – Guardian

Eto’o wants more goals from Villarreal youngster Chukwueze – Daily Trust

Etoo urges Chukwueze to improve on scoring – Punch

Eunisell Boot: Abia Misses Top Spot Chance as Auwalu Joins Race – Thisday

Europa: Ighalo Gets Highest Rating; Voted Man Of The Match In Man United’s Win Vs LASK – Complete Sports

Europa: Ighalo scores as Manchester United thrash LASK 5-0 – Punch

Europa: Ighalo Scores, Provides Assist As Man United Thrash LASK Away – Complete Sports

Football Fans Treated To Amazing Night Of Football At The Heineken House – Complete Sports

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