Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 4th March

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Punch

Police comb Lagos, Ogun, Ondo creeks for abducted schoolgirls

The police have widened their search for abducted schoolgirls to creeks in Ikorodu and Epe in Lagos State, as well as creeks in Ondo and Ogun states.

Vanguard

Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, has been berated over his uncomplimentary remarks about the wife of Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Mrs Iara Oshiomhole.

Thisday

Shehu of Borno Escape Death as Brother Suffocates in Lagos Fire

The Shehu of Borno, Umar Abubakar Garbai, who also doubles as the Chancellor of the University of Lagos, yesterday escaped death when fire gutted some rooms at the guesthouse of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Yaba.

Guardian

Senate petitioned over alleged plan to frustrate TSA application

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has received a petition accusing the Upper Chamber of seeking to frustrate the application of the TSA policy through its last resolution in which the chamber among other recommendations urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to terminate all contracts relating to the TSA.

Daily Trust

Pro-Buhari group holds anti-corruption day March 31

A civil society organization, the #istandwithbuhari, yesterday said that it would organize Anti-Corruption Day on March 31, 2016 to tell the world that Nigerians are tired of corruption in Nigeria.

Leadership

Fuel Scarcity: We May Ask Workers To Stay At Home – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to immediately intervene in the current hardship imposed by the scarcity of petroleum products as this may hinder the ability of workers to get to their work stations, saying it will be compelled to tell workers to stay at home should the scarcity persists.

National Mirror

FG accuses Dasuki of frustrating trial

Federal Government yesterday accused the embattled former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, of deliberate attempt to frustrate his trial of unlawful possession of firearms. At the resumed hearing of the case before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, prosecution counsel, Oladipo Okpeseyi, SAN, said Dasuki has not placed any material evidence to show that the Federal Government has violated an order of the court.

Tribune

NIS recruitment fraud: Court grants Abba Moro bail on self recognition

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted bail to the former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, on self recognition

The Nation

Ambode closes market, restricts movement

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has ordered the immediate closure of the Mile 12 Market and announced the restriction of movement on four streets in the area. The streets are Oniyanri, Maidan, Agiliti One and Agiliti Two.

Barring any last minute change of mind, a major shake is imminent in the federal cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari

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