Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 7th March

A newspaper with its headline on an abduction of women is displayed in Lagos

Punch

Oil workers kick against NNPC’s unbundling

Oil workers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have expressed reservations about the plan to unbundle the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation into 30 companies without following due process.

Vanguard

Okorocha to present first Igbo newspaper, Ikoro March 15

AFTER years of planning, tinkering and preparation, the first Igbo language newspaper, Ikoro, is ready.

Thisday

Fayose, APC in Verbal Tirade over Alleged DSS Invasion of Ekiti Assembly

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised the state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to encourage the members of the state House of Assembly to submit themselves to the law over their alleged crimes against the nation’s constitution instead of embarking on blackmail to whip up sentiments for undeserved public sympathy.

Daily Times

NLC to meet stakeholders over increase in electricity tariff

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Sunday said it would meet with stakeholders for a decision on the refusal of the Nigeria Electricity regulatory Commission (NERC), to reduce electricity tariff.

Daily Trust

A member of the House of Representatives from Ekiti State, Hon. Segun Adekola, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will not lose its focus to provide a formidable opposition platform for Nigerians and protect the constitution of the country in spite of alleged victimisation and harassment of its members by the federal government.

National Mirror

Gunmen behead APC chieftain, wife, son in Rivers

The bloodbath in Omuku, headquarter of Ogba/Egbema/ Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State took a new twist at the weekend as gunmen beheaded a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, identified as Franklin Obi, even as two members of his family were also killed.

Leadership

Soyinka, Falana, Demand Prosecution of Yerima, Condemn Underage Marriage

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) have called on the Federal Government to prosecute former governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmed Yerima, who allegedly married a 13-year old Egyptian girl.

The Nation

How food ration led to release of abducted girls

Fresh facts emerged yesterday that the release of the three abducted girls from Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary (BMJS), Ikorodu was made possible by shortage of food in the kidnappers’ den.

Tribune

Oyinlola loses sister

FORMER governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, at the weekend lost one of his elder sisters, Mrs Betty Bakare.

Daily Independent

Nigerians Appeal To FG To Intervene In Rising Prices Of Goods

Some Nigerians have appealed to the Federal Government to intervene in the rising prices of goods and services due to the steady depreciation of the naira.

 

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