Nigerian Newspaper headlines Today: 22nd March

Punch

Bill Gates urges FG to invest more in health, education

The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to invest more in health and education.

Vanguard

Ajaokuta: 301 lawmakers sponsor bill against commercialisation

Abuja – A Bill for an Act to amend the Public Enterprise (Privatisation and Commercialisation) Act to review the list of enterprises to be privatised passed second reading on Thursday at the House of Representatives.

The Sun

BREAKING: Anti open grazing: Fulani storm Abuja court

There was palpable panic at the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, when large number of Fulani men who were displaced by anti-open grazing law in Benue state stormed the court to register their discontent with the delay in delivery judgement on the matter.

Thisday

FG Asks Court to Freeze Undeclared Assets of Ekweremadu

The federal government wednesday approached the Federal High Court in Abuja, for an order to temporarily freeze properties and assets linked to the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

Guardian

Ambode visits Japan, woos investors on transportation, urban development

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is holding talks with the Japan-African Union Parliamentary Friendship Committee in Tokyo on how to improve transportation in the state.

Daily Times

No ransom paid for release of Nigerian Dapchi schoolgirls – minister

No ransom was paid for the release of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamist militants on Wednesday, Nigeria’s information minister said.

Tribune

National Assembly to pass 2018 Budget April 24 —Dogara

The 2018 Appropriation Bill will now be passed into law by the National Assembly on April 24.

Leadership

 PDP Says Kidnap, Return Of Dapchi Schoolgirls Was Staged By APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday reflected on the rescue of the Dapchi Schoolgirls and declared that their kidnap and rescue staged.

The Nation

Osinbajo, governors hold special NEC meeting in Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday chaired a special session of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja.

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