HEADLINE NEWS TODAY: FRIDAY 6TH MARCH, 2020

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Soldiers Petition Buhari over unpaid Allowances

AGN to premiere new film, Operation Last Dance in Abuja

BBNaija star, Thin Tall Tony returns to theatre with Bending and Bonding

EFCC arraigns PTAD worker for taking N30,000 bribe

Will Development Commissions bill not bring confusion

SEMA: 400 displaced in Kaduna bandits attacks

Pains and gains as operators of amala joints go digital

Farouk Lawan fails to open defence in $620,000 fuel subsidy scam

Obesere gets accolades for Egungun Be Careful after 18 years

22 killed in troops, Boko Haram firefight

Mixed feelings as widows of slain policemen get succour

No pay for defiant ASUU members, says finance minister

Nigeria saves N3tr from importation reduction

A gathering for love, peace, unity of Nigeria

Coronavirus: Sobowale, Fash Lanso, others speak on deadly virus

Govt to recover loans from Anchor Borrowers Programme

Wyclef says Fela planted a seed with Afrobeat

COVID-19: OPEC lowers global oil growth forecast

We moved N200m with police escort from Fayoses home, says witness

Reps to investigate over $30b revenue leakage

Group to honour Wike and others

Stormy session as Senate approves Buharis $22.7b loan request

In a stars shadow

Reps Committee lauds NIRSAL

NNPC to diversify into power sector

Senate Report: How $22.7b loan will be used

NDIC settles depositors, shareholders of 18 failed banks

 

FIRS working to increase PAYE tax compliance ‘ Nami

COVID 19: Iran cancels Jumaat prayers in major cities amid outbreak

NCC assures telecom consumers of better services

Gov. Okowa congratulates Bulkachuwa at 70, retirement

Media industry to grow at 4.2% in next 5 years ‘ Experts

Nigeria needs quality power supply ‘ NERC

OPEC Heads of Delegation extends proposed 1.5m/bpd cut to year end

Coronavirus forced me to adjust my 83rd birthday celebration ‘ Obasanjo

3 cases of Coronavirus isolated in Lagos ‘ LASG

Gunmen on the rampage, kill hotel manager, abduct 8 in Delta; kill 2 in Zamfara

FIDA partners Lagos govt against domestic violence, child abuse

Senate okays FG’s $22.7bn loan plan as Lawan, Abaribe spar

NYSC withholds certificates of 27 Ogun corps members for absconding

APC CRISIS LATEST: Oshiomhole rebounds as Kano court sets aside suspension

U.S. Senate approves $8.3bn coronavirus package

You have a case to answer, Kano Anti-Corruption Commission tells Sanusi

Igbo still marginalised in Nigeria ‘ Gowon

Senate approves N346,388 billion for NDDC, for 2019 fiscal year

Rubber stamps APC senators approved $22.7bn foreign loan for Buhari’PDP

FIDA faults Ayade, Cross River’s Assembly on Justice Ikpeme

Our de-radicalisation faux pas

ONDO 2020: I will defeat Akeredolu in APC primary ‘Faduyile, NMA president

Ekiti APC rejects Ajimobi as Dep. National Chairman

Digitizing insurance processes may not be feasible this year ‘ STI Chair

JUST IN: Court sets aside ruling suspending Oshiomhole

Foreign investment inflow reverses trend

Coping with heatwave and coronavirus disease

Beach Volleyball: We are not expecting all participating countries in Nigeria ‘ CAVB

Coronation Merchant Banks Profit Rises to N5.097bn

Williams Appointed Youngest Global Champion

Standard Bank Issues Inaugural Green Bond

FG Declares Nigerias Airspace One of the Safest Globally

Bank Charges on Deposits, Withdrawals Above N500,000 Take Effect April 1

Uduk: SEC to Strengthen Public Companies Corporate Governance

Union Bank Records N24bn Profit, Resumes Dividend Payment

As Coronavirus Ravages Global Aviation Industry

Apapa: Ijegun Port to the Rescue

Customs, NAFDAC Restate Commitment to Ending Drug Smuggling

Lawmakers Want SON Returned to Ports

Maritime Workers Issue 21-Day Ultimatum to Shipping Companies

De Werd: More Women Needed in Transport, Logistics

COVID-19: Aviation Experts Flay Angola over Entry Restriction of Nigerians

National Assembly Backs NIMASAs Deep Blue Project

NDLEA Dismisses Alleged Marginalisation of Persons with Disabilities

Ethiopian Air Transport Market to Grow 226% By 2037

Turkish, NAHCO Renew Agreement

UNGA President Seeks Sustainable Exploitation of Wildlife

ICRISAT Launches Research Facility

Lagos to Remodel Farm Settlements

ALI-WA Hosts African Fellows to the 2nd Biennial Africa Impact Forum

WAfrica Grain Prices Record Slower Growth

FG Pledges Improved Seedlings

Smart Adeyemi Restates Commitment to Democracy

INEC Wants Quick Passage of Electoral Offences Bill, Insists on New…

Ekiti APC Rejects Ajimobi as Partys National Deputy Chair

Buhari, NDDC and The Danger of Executive Recklessness

Three states ban street begging

Buhari mum as Oshiomhole says govs, minister behind ouster plot

Electoral Act amendment to end manual elections ‘ INEC

No democracy without rule of law ‘ Fayemi

Ekiti APC rejects Ajimobi’s appointment

Politicians lobby Dickson, as Diri set to pick commissioners

Why my opponents want me out ‘ Oshiomhole

Gunmen kill man in Kuje community

Aliyu reinstates commitment to sustainability of SDGs in FCT

UNILAG postpones 51st convocation over alleged supremacy battle

Court remands ex-convict over theft charges

Bad leadership, bane of development in Nigeria ‘ UniAbuja VC

One country, two dates, Nkrumah: A personal story

FCT minister commissions erosion control project in Kwali

U. S. fumes as ICC probes alleged war crimes in Afghanistan

Sir Lucky Omoluwa: We are a head shorter, one of our best heads

N5.6bn last year’s budget judiciously utilized ‘ Abaji chair

Coronavirus: Suspected cases in Lagos rise to 3

South Africa reports first coronavirus case

Islamic Finance: Opportunities, challenges and policy direction

Fruits intake critical to fighting coronavirus ‘ Sanwo-Olu’s wife

COVID-19: Government running tests on Nigerian who returned from France

Coronavirus: Impact of umrah suspension on Saudi Arabia

Coronavirus: UNICEF debunks misinformation

US, Israel cancel military exercise over coronavirus

Global women’s body invites Lagos waste collectors to Kenya meeting

Former UN chief Javier Perez de Cuellar dies at 100

LAGESC intensifies clampdown on street trading

APGA wont join APC after Obianos tenure Maku

Borno, Niger lead in prosecution of criminals Survey

Kaduna varsity donates N1.5m books to primary school

DPR seals off three filling stations in Gombe

Imo PDP expels Anyanwu, ex-senator describes plan as evil

Traders count losses as fire guts Taraba rice mill

New gas pipeline for northern industries ready soon NNPC

Cattle rustling, major security challenge in Zamfara Commissioner

Amnesty knocks officials demanding bribes for contracts

BHaram insurgency has made NEast backward Gombe gov

Bandits kidnap three Zamfara councillors, demand N40m

Dismissed NSCDC officers, others arraigned for dealing in weapons

Fire guts Warri/Effurun Water Board facility

Kaduna killings: Beyond el-Rufais apology

Sacked Ebonyi govs aide remanded for murder, cultism

Reps panel wants Enugu airport ready before Easter

Umahi threatens to sack striking lecturers

NBA demands more Acourt judges as Bulkachuwa retires

PDP to sack national secretariat workers

Rivers bus drivers protest harassment by task force

Ilorin General Hospital facilities require urgent attention

ANCOPSS seeks urgent repair of public schools

Education, solution to Almajiri menace NASFAT

South-South governors agree to raise security outfit

Patrons desert China Town, business crawls as coronavirus spreads fear

Indigenes renovate Ondo schools

APC tackles Diri over N2.9bn loan for vehicles

Nigerian girls and the space mathematician

South East governors working hard to secure region ‘Oseloka Obaze

Service Chiefs should be sacked now ‘Adegoke, ex Osun guber aspirant

Tribute to Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba @ 64

How to build on small budget

Minister, govs behind my ordeal ‘ Oshiomhole

ICPC, OAGF to probe Customs, FIRS

Estate Focus: Shonibare Estate, Maryland Lagos

Senate approves N346.3bn NDDC budget

Biennial Police Games: Gov Obiano presents trophy to boxing, badminton winners

INEC urges NASS to hasten passage of National Electoral Offences Commission Bill

Oloto family warns Nigerians over fraudsters posing as owners of family estate

Enugu Airport: Reps task contractor to double efforts towards Easter deadline

Liverpool aim to regain momentum as Bournemouth come calling

PDP cedes more elective positions to women in Akwa Ibom

How insecurity is threatening real estate investment ‘NIESV

Shootout win can fuel Norwich survival bid ‘ Krul

NWC kicks as Kano High Court quashes APC chair’s suspension

The six essential questions to ask

We’ll resist attempt to remove Oshiomhole, Edo APC vows

High quality buildings competencies of trained artisans ‘LASG

Buhari approves Justice Mensem as Ag. President Court of Appeal

On governor Diri’s olive branch and blessings for Bayelsa

APC, PDP at loggerheads over Diri’s N2.9bn car loan

Falgore forest converted to training ground for cadets, recruits, others

CSR: Alaro City provides infrastructure, amenities for Epe residents

Nigerians won’t vote APC in 2023 ‘Diri

APC crisis deepens as NWC dismisses Court order vacating Oshiomhole’s suspension

Regina Magazine hits the newsstands in style

At 30, NWFL rebrands, unveils new logo

Ekiti APC berates NWC over Ajimobi’s appointment as deputy chairman

Ify Babes win maiden Ajide U20 Football Championship

Buhari to flag off Edo 2020 National Sports Festival

Man nabbed for allegedly raping lover’s three-year-old daughter

LAGESC begins arrest of street traders

Edo 2020 to introduce VAR to Nigeria

This is not a drill’: WHO urges world to take virus more seriously

Police uncover baby-making factory in Ogun, rescue six pregnant girls

NFF set to restructure secretariat, allays fears over coronavirus

Vatican plans special virus measures for pope

Domestic consumption of cooking gas hits 90,000 metric tonnes in January, says PPPRA

McIlroy awaits Tokyo Olympics coronavirus decision

JAMB candidates plead against server failure

Force Headquarters lead Police Games’ medals table

Bargain-hunting persists as index rises marginally by 0.04%

Banks risk exclusion from 4IR over low IPv6 adoption

Nel predicts Nigeria’sgreatness in world rugby

Resource governance in oil sector remains opaque, below par

Groups file suit to ban BBNaija over sexual content

Our lives in our country

Government urged to perfect policy formulation, implementation

That embarrassing flight diversion at Lagos Airport

Izoje wins UBTH Ladies Open Golf Championship

Microsoft supports start-ups in Africa with social impact business models

Playing safe

More support for MSMEs would achieve double-digit growth

Eunisell urges Rivers United to challenge for NPFL title

Court stops INEC from dealing with any person replacing Oshiomhole as APC National chairman

Wike, Udom, Obaseki, Okowa, Diri set to float regional security outfit

Daily Times Newspaper, Friday, March 06, 2020

BREAKING: Another Nigerian in isolation over coronavirus

Im unaware of Petersides removal DG NIMASA Amaechi

Senate okays Buharis $22.798bn loan request amidst controversy

Just In: Senate approves FGs borrowing plan of $22.7bn

Northern youths condemn, advocate end to drug abuse

National Assembly approves Kogis request for $100m loan from AfDB

General Motors finally beat Teslas electric battery

Oshiomhole appeals suspension order

Nigeria to be certified polio-free by June 2020 Africa Regional team

N/Assembly approves Kogis request for $100m loan from AfDB

Ive not discussed 2023 ambition with anyone Kogi speaker

Coronavirus: Seek Information only from trusted sources, UNICEF urges Nigerians

Coronavirus: NAHCON boss assures Nigerians on 2020 Hajj

FG to partner Obajana Cement to create jobs, boost economy

Only foreign organisations that meet requirement will operate in Nigeria SON

SKorea records 438 new coronavirus cases, three more deaths

How army troops routed terrorists in Damboa Army

Nigerian from France in isolation over suspected COVID-19

Oshiomhole, Buhari meet

Reps move to block over $30bn annual revenue leakages

FIRS moves to block PAYE tax leakages in MDAs, others

Saraki kicks as EFCC urges final forfeiture of Ikoyi properties

I am committed to making life of my constituents in Ajeromi/Ifelodun better Olumo

US Olympic swim champion, a rape survivor, fights abuse in sport

Encourage voluntary blood donations to support ailing patients- Experts

COVID-19: Ogun Takes Sensitisation Campaign To Religious Houses

Lesser Hajj: NAHCON Advises Pilgrims To Contact Their Tour Operators For Refund

Google Cancels 2020 I/O Conference Amid Coronavirus Fears

Policeman Risks His Life While Trying To Bring Cab Driver Into Line

Justice Nweze: A Lone Voice In A Judicial Wilderness

Develop Your Creative Skills, Makinde Advises NYSC Members

Senate Approves Buhari’s $22.7bn Loan Request

APC Crisis: It’s Not Our Issue As Court Suspensed Oshiomhole- PDP

I’m Not Aware Of Peterside’s Removal’ Rotimi Amaechi

Kano: Street Begging Ban As Catalyst For School Enrolment

Fuel: FG Subsidised Privileged Nigerians With N750bn In 2019

Coronavirus: OPEC Mulls Massive Oil Supply Cut

Global Aviation Industry To Lose Over $100bn In Revenue To Covid-19 ‘ IATA

Meghan Joins Harry In The UK For The First Time Since Royal Exit

Dubai Sporting Events May Be Cancelled Due To COVID-19

NIPOST Expanding Frontiers In Business Opportunities ‘ Adewusi

Saudi King Receives UK Foreign Secretary

Pepperell Disqualified From Qatar Masters

Air Peace Acquires New ERJ-145 Aircraft To Boost Operations

FAAN May Reduce Concession Agreements With Private Investors ‘ MD

Asia World Cup Qualifiers May Be Postponed- FIFA

UK: Gordon Brown Rallies For Keir Starmer

NOVA Merchant Bank Limited Declares N1.65bn In PAT

Nigeria: Stock Market Sustains Gain On Bargain Hunting, NSE Demutualisation

Passenger Tries To Open Exit Door In The Middle Of Flight

Secret Service To Change Biden’s Protection Plans After Tuesday’s Scare

NNRC Releases Report On Petroleum Resource Management In Nigeria

Bred Hub Calls For Introduction Of Artificial Intelligence in School Curriculum

Ghana imports stone from Jerusalem for church building

LG building allegation: Sacked Chairmen scared of impending justice for looting LG funds ‘ Makinde’s aide

PDP berates APC Senators for approving $22.7bn Foreign loan

Reps support ease of doing business, pass CAMA bill through third reading

FG halts UNILAG’s convocation

Nigeria’s debt rises from N12.6trillion to N26.2trillion in four years ‘ LCCI

Build independent power plants, rail system across South-West, Gani Adams tells governors

Ilorin-Omu-Aran-Egbe road rehabilitation work in progress ‘ FG

UPDATE: Kano Court sets aside ruling suspending Oshiomole as APC chairman

2020 Expo: FG tasks unemployed youths to tap, actualise potentials

Nigeria still battling 50-year-old issues ‘Esele, ex-TUC president

Nigeria still battling 50-year-old issues ‘Esele, ex-TUC president

None issuance of visa to SCOAN pilgrims truncated Air Namibia flights to Nigeria, says Deputy Prime Minister

7th AMVCA: Bimbo Ademoye, Daniel Etim Effiong, Reminisce and other promising stars to watch out for

Britain confirms first coronavirus death

As UN partners Nigeria photo organisation to pursue SDGs

Copyright is still a big challenge in comedy ‘Peteru

Factbox: Countries evacuating nationals from coronavirus-hit areas

Makinde’s good work not to spite Ajimobi ‘Gbadamosi

Pope Francis picks Savannah bishop to lead Atlanta archdiocese

Ibadan residents invite flood as the rains commence

Warren ends her US presidential campaign

Italian coronavirus deaths jump to 148, cases climb to 3,858

Kwara State has entertainment potential, but’ ‘Frequencie

Ethiopian Airlines wins International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year Award

24-year-old needs N10m to live normal life

How Sozo Networks provided youth with skills for development

States should be self-sustaining and economically viable ‘ CBN Governor

FIRS moves to block PAYE tax leakages in MDAs, others

Stanbic IBTC pays final dividend of N2.00

Content Devt Board, Shell gas deal to create 30,000 jobs

Obasanjo’s democratic finger prints in Africa indelible, says Atiku

NDIC pays N4.98bn to shareholders of 18 closed banks ‘ MD/CE

Obasanjo’s democratic finger prints in Africa indelible, says Atiku

African Finance ministers, Central Bank govs to parley at agric confab

PDP Hails Obasanjo’s at 83

Buhari okays Justice Mensem’s appointment as Appeal Court president

Stock market sustains growth profile, gains N6bn

Breaking: APC won’t obey Kano High Court on ‘suspended’ Oshiomhole -NWC

Buhari okays Justice Mensem’s appointment as Appeal Court president

Union Bank on growth trend, posts PBT of N24.7bn

Confusion in APC as Kano Court restores Oshiomhole

Confusion in APC as Kano Court restores Oshiomhole

Technology EXPO 2020 to begin 16th March

Electoral laws review: NASS to legislate on substitution of dead gov’ship candidate

Electoral laws review: NASS to legislate on substitution of dead gov’ship candidate

Why Hackers are targeting African businesses-Microsoft

Police bursts baby factory in Ogun, rescues 6 pregnant girls

Police bursts baby factory in Ogun, rescues 6 pregnant girls

Rapper/businessman, Mrwalkinlick, joins list of Tesla owners

S/Court review: Zamfara, Imo cases not the same, group tells Yarima

S/Court review: Zamfara, Imo cases not the same, group tells Yarima

NPFL: Rangers target victory over MFM in Lagos

Umahi’s aide extols gov’s leadership qualities, slams ex-Information commissioner

Umahi’s aide extols gov’s leadership qualities, slams ex-Information commissioner

FG commends IOC, ANOCA for awarding Olympics scholarships to athletes

SPORTS

2020 Olympics: NOC secures N109m scholarship for 18 athletes

2020 Police Games: Anambra Will Net N1.5bn from Hosting, Says Obiano

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Adepoju hails Eagles’ list for S/Leone

A Paralympic gold medalist by chance: The story of Ammar Ali

A-League and Australian football news LIVE: Rogic urged to leave Celtic

Activists demand women coaches for Nigeria’s female national teams

AFCON qualifier: NPFL stars can beat Leone stars ‘ Ogenyi

Alexander-Arnold explains his Mbappe celebration after rare Liverpool goal

Alexander-Arnold explains his Mbappe celebration after rare Liverpool goal

Arnold Palmer Invitational: World number one Rory McIlroy one off lead

Arrows welcome wounded Buccaneers

As coronavirus disrupts Italian life, soccer club Juve donates leftover food to charity

As coronavirus disrupts Italian life, soccer club Juve donates leftover food to charity

Asia World Cup Qualifiers May Be Postponed- FIFA

At 30, NWFL rebrands, unveils new logo

At least eight dead as Guinean team minibus crashes

Athletics will give Nigeria three medals at Tokyo Olympics, says Kaita

Banwo & Ighodalo Battle BA Law LLP/Probitas Partners to Consolidate

Basketball Africa League Postponed over Coronavirus

Beach Volleyball: We are not expecting all participating countries in Nigeria ‘ CAVB

Biennial Police Games: Gov Obiano presents trophy to boxing, badminton winners

Billy Joe Saunders close to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fight deal

Buhari to Declare Open 2020 National Sports Festival in Edo

Buhari to flag off Edo 2020 National Sports Festival

Chelsea consider Mikel for coaching role

Chioma Ajunwa Shines in Football Event of Police Games in Awka

City of London revokes honour granted to Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

Club Brugge’s David Okereke suffers foot injury

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