Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 7th March


Fresh Benue attack: Death toll rises to 24, mass burial holds Friday

Twenty four persons, mostly women and children, were on Monday killed in a fresh crisis at Omusu Edimoga in the Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State.


Strange disease kills 30 in Jigawa, many hospitalised

About 30 people have been reportedly killed by a strange disease in Majia town, Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State, leaving dozens hospitalised.

The Sun

Dirty Kubwa: ‘Scavengers’, residents trade blames

There is a common trend in Kubwa, Abuja’s biggest satellite town; every bridge head is a potential waste dump. It is therefore normal to have all manners of waste, especially polythene bags floating on the stream that runs through the town.

This Day

Lagos APC Chapter Rejects Tenure Extension for Oyegun, Others

The crack in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) widened Tuesday as the Lagos State chapter of the party kicked against the extension of the tenure of the party’s national and state executives, saying it was against the country’s and party’s constitutions.


Why Nigeria must be free from vagaries of oil instability, by NNPC boss

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday restated the need for the country to become free from the volatility and shocks in the oil and gas industry and focus on a holistic economy reality.

Daily Times

Tackle Nigeria problem, don’t join citizens to lament – Oshiomhole tells FG

Adams Oshiomhole, Former Edo Governor, has advised the Nigerian government to fix problems facing the county.

 Daily Trust

Fiorentina, Cagliari retire Astori’s number 13 shirt

Fiorentina have retired the shirt number worn by Davide Astori, the Italian defender who died on Sunday at the age of 31.


Buhari’s visit: Plateau govt declares Thursday public holiday

The Plateau government has declared Thursday, March 8, a work-free day to enable residents welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on a one-day working visit to the state.


Nigeria, Others To Benefit $533m Humanitarian Aid From U.S.

The U.S. has announced about 533 million dollars in humanitarian assistance for Nigeria, Ethiopia, Somalia, and South Sudan, as well as countries in the Lake Chad region.

The Nation

Dapchi abduction, Rann attack won’t happen again, says Buhari

The abduction of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls and last week’s attack on Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Rann, Borno State took the centre stage at yesterday’s national security summit in Abuja.



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