Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 27th March

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Major marketers better equipped for fuel importation — Akinfemiwa

The Group Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Mr. Akin Akinfemiwa, in this interview with ‘FEMI ASU, speaks on the current fuel supply challenge facing the country and the state of the power sector


Tinubu flays Kachikwu over fuel scarcity comments

Former Governor Lagos State  and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has criticized the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu over the comments he made in reference to the lingering fuel scarcity. Mr Kachikwu had told Nigerians that he “was not trained as a magician” who could end the fuel scarcity.


We are Working Hard to Overcome Our Challenges, President Assures Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured Nigerians that his administration was “working very hard” to overcome the challenges it encountered on assumption of office.

The Sun

Edo lawmaker’s mother abducted, escapes

ABIBAT Adjoto, abducted mother of Edo law­maker, Kabiru Adjoto has reportedly escaped from her abductors’ den. The 68-year-old mother of the three-term lawmaker in the state House of Assem­bly was abducted by gunmen last Thursday.

Daily Times

Police Commission dismiss 1 ASP, demote 2 others over misconduct

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of one Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and the demotion of two other officers over alleged established cases of misconduct.


Groups protest for and against Saraki’s trial

The ongoing trial of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) continued to attract negative and positive reactions in his home state and within his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Daily Trust

It’s Buhari, not APC that won 2015 elections — Senator Waku

Joseph Kennedy Waku is a former senator who represented Benue North-West constituency on the platform of the PDP from 1999 to 2003.


36 States, 2 Federal Legislatures No Longer Sustainable – Sani

Sen. Shehu Sani represents Kaduna Central in the Senate. He is also the chairman Senate committee on local and foreign debt and vice chairman, committee on foreign affairs. In this interview with RUTH CHOJI, he said Nigeria does not need 36 states if it wants to be economically viable.

National Mirror

Police corporal shot dead by unknown gunmen in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has said one of its men attached to Mopol 23 was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Satellite Town area of the state on Good Friday

The Nation

Fuel crisis: Gunmen shoot at motorists on queue

The-yet-to-abate fuel scarcity in the country assumed a dangerous dimension yesterday in Ilorin, capital of Kwara State as three gunmen opened fire on motorists queuing for petrol.


DSS: Fayose rewards Ekiti Assembly member for ‘loyalty’

GOVERNOR Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, on Saturday, hosted members of the state House of Assembly to a reception and handed the keys to a car to Mr Afolabi Akanni, the member representing Efon constituency, who was detained for 18 days by the Department of State Services (DSS).