Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 12th March



FG apologises to Nigerians over nationwide blackout

The Federal Government on Friday apologised to Nigerians for the poor power situation the country has been witnessing in the past few weeks.


SENATE President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday,hinted that he would wear made-in-Aba materials to the Senate plenary on Wednesday.


Army Kills Another Most Wanted Boko Haram Member

The military has killed another wanted Boko Haram member on the list of the 100 terrorists’ leaders wanted by the Nigerian army and other security agencies in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the North-east.

The Sun

Amaechi accuses Wike of supporting killings in Rivers

FORMER governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has accused Gov­ernor Nyesom Wike of al­lowing the killings that are happening in the state.

Daily Times

Women are not sex objects, FIDA blasts Ndume

The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has described the call by Senator Ali Ndume urging Senate President, Bukola Saraki to take a second wife as disparaging, and meant to demean the women of Nigeria and portray them as “mere sex objects”.

Daily Trust

Manufacturer urges Buhari to champion promotion of Made-in-Nigeria products

An indigenous manufacturer of aluminium products, Mr. Tunde Adesoye, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to promote the patronage of locally produced goods so that local industries would not fold up.


Dogara To Unveil Discount Card For Students, Corps Members

A global on-line discount platform aimed at subsidising expenses of serving members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and students of tertiary institutions in country is set to debut in Nigeria.

National Mirror

NUPENG says fuel scarcity may linger till end of March

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Friday said the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country might linger till the end of March.

The Nation

Strip president, govs of immunity —Arewa chair, Coomassie

Former Inspector General of Police and Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomassie is canvassing a drastic reform of the political process and the judicial system.

Daily Independent

Boko Haram: US General faults Buhari, says sect still holds territory in Nigeria

Commander of the U.S. Africa Command, USAFRICOM, David Rodriguez, has dismissed President Muhammadu Buhari’s claims that Boko Haram no longer holds any territory in Nigeria, stating that Buahri’s statement was far from the truth