EDITOR NIGERIA BRINGS YOU NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR SUNDAY 21ST MARCH 2021.



*THE NATION*


Unique in stylish sweaters


Jonathan Isaac and Wilfried Zaha what really is behind their stopping taking the knee


Rev. Ogumba for burial April 7


The problem with Nigeria Frankly followership!

Clericlaunches familylifers.com to impact family, nation

CAN chairman to chair NEMA clergy dinner

The Ilorin hijab war: God, Nigeria in your hands

Church to empower Alimosho community

Cleric commends Lagos, Oyo governors over support for PLWD

How failed water projects worsen food insecurity in southwest Nigeria

Gunmen abduct Ogun traditional ruler

Gbajabiamila felicitates with Ugwuanyi at 57

Tension grips Anambra as cult groups clash

Presidency mourns Waziri Patigi, Ndalolo

Lagos engineers celebrates women

Again, Ganduje rubbishes dollar videos as fake

2023: I wont support Jonathan if he runs on APC ticket Wike

COVID-19 wont stall UNESCO-organised poetry, art against climate change

The good, the bad and the ugly of government responses to COVID-19

*VANGUARD*

OYC honours Samson with Obafemi Awolowo Leadership Award

NUJ President urges journalists to speak out against insecurity in Nigeria

Military cannot stoop low to spy on Sunday Ighoho ‘ DHQ

Buhari mourns Usman Ndalolo, Waziri Patigi

Osinbajo urges politicians to emulate CAC’s peaceful leadership change

NAFDAC warns producers of regulated products against violating guidelines

Gunmen kidnap traditional ruler in Ogun

We’ll deliver first phase of Cargo Airport in 2022 ‘ Gov Abiodun

Tension again, hoodlums attack police station, LGA secretariat in Imo

Why S/S should produce the next president, Edo Deputy governor, Speaker

Okowa felicitates with Ugwuanyi at 57

Asset recovery, over 40 plots of land allegedly revoked from Okorocha’s sister

INEC suspends Ekiti East 1 State Constituency by-election over violence

PDP South South pledges to defend interest of party, zone always

Fayose: Killings during Ekiti Assembly by-election is terrorism, evidence of rejection of APC

Bloody attack: INEC suspends Ekiti bye election, confirms 3 dead

Ekiti East bye-election mayhem: No perpetrator would go unpunished ‘ Fayemi

APC boycotting Rivers LG poll to avoid further embarrassment ‘ Wike

Why South South should produce next president ‘ Edo Dep Gov, Speaker

Ekiti By-Election: NYSC member hit by bullet, as police confirm gunshots

Ekiti by-election: Sen Olujimi escapes by a whisker as political thugs kill 3

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade, threatens to dump PDP

COVID-19 has opened new opportunities in digital economy in Africa ‘ ECA

Osinbajo in 51 Days

Gov. Ugwuanyi @ 57: Garlands, pomps for a revolutionary leader

Bailly set to to snub Man Utd contract after Europa League omission

Zidane left bewildered by Benzema’s continued Les Blues omission

Mourinho: ‘Hard to say’ if Spurs will turn up against Aston Villa

Cavani: Man United need convincing they can win trophies again

NPFL: LMC charge IfeanyiUbah FC, Sunshine Stars for breach of rules

What we have done is more than remarkable’ ‘ Guardiola hails Man City

Rangnick turns down Schalke offer amid links with Germany job

Kane: No words will atone for Tottenham’s disappointing week

Another shame from our House

Between Uzodinma and Lawan

Picking the bills is not enough

Ibori, Okowa, Obasanjo, Ribadu, Atiku, UK; Anti-graft ‘Politricks

The death of Taboos: Sexual predators prowling in high and low places

NBTS targets 1m free blood donors to boost service

*THISDAY*

Okonjo-Iwealas Hard Truths for Economic Sustainability

Apapa: Faltering Gang-up against NPAs Electronic Call-up System

Telemedicine a Panacea for NigeriasHealthcare Ills

Resolving Telecos-Banks Disagreement over USSD Service

Nigerias Bitter-Sweet Oil and Dropping Rigs

The Case against Import Licence Exclusivity

Boosting Financial Inclusion with Airtel Mobile Money

Battle to Overcome Illicit Financial Flows

Food Security: Biotechnologists Applaud Berry for Setting-up Nigerias First World Class Tissue Culture Lab

Firm Launches Pay Solution App in Africa

INEC Suspends Ekiti Bye-Election as Violence Claims Three

A Jab in Time Saves Nine

An Error Called Bello!

Lagos: Taming the Monster of Cultism

Wases Deliberate Blunder

APC Chairmanship: Who Are the Candidates

In Kwara, AbdulRazaqs Transformation Is Silent

A New Intervention to Stem Insecurity

Kaduna Security, El-Rufai and the Way Forward

Rhodes-Vivour: Honour for a Class Jurist

Bello: Accountability, Trust And Inclusive Governance in Kogi

Remembering Imos Democratic Deficit

In a Sentimental Mood for Nigeria

Olopo Eniyan: New Political Lord In The South West

True Meaning of the Word Fair That Every Black Woman Should…

City Steady Quadruple Chase, Beat Iwobis Everton to Reach Sfinal

French Authorities Exempt Benin, Nigerian Players from Quarantines

Everton Test for Man Citys Quadruple Ambition

Paul Onuachu: Can He Re-enact Clubs Form in Super Eagles

Super Eagles Lagos Return not One-off, Says Aiyepeku

*PUNCH*

Discos now selling FG’s free meters, consumers allege

Diaspora community helping to fill industry knowledge gap ‘ Oyetunji

FG to rehabilitate burnt Lagos Airport link bridge

How technology is reshaping the future of work

Facebook rallies after Zuckerberg downplays risk of Apple policy

Airfares on the rise, domestic travel nears recovery

Naira slumps further, exchanges for 485/$

Firm unveils app for Nigerian market

CBN raises SMEs fund to N300bn, disburses N149.21bn

AFCON qualifiers: Eagles to lodge in Eko Hotels

Barca lining up lifetime Messi contract

Yekini didn’t get deserved recognition ‘ Oliseh

Simon decries missing AFCON qualifiers

Wilder to receive pay-off to allow Joshua, Fury bout

EPL: Brighton thrash Newcastle 3-0 in relegation battle

Chelsea success justifies Lampard’s sacking ‘ Abramovich

Bring Super Eagles match to Lagos, supporters urge NFF

Man City beat Everton 2-0, qualify for FA Cup semi-finals

Ligue 1: Marseille suffer first defeat under Sampaoli

Southampton beat Bournemouth 3-0 to reach FA Cup semi-finals

Lewandowski hits hat-trick as 10-man Bayern thrash Stuttgart 4-0

Abia Warriors’ Adekunle replaces Omeruo for AFCON qualifiers

International fans barred from Tokyo Olympics over COVID-19 fears

Leeds United legend Peter Lorimer dies at 74

FIFA Council: Pinnick’s emergence makes no difference for Nigeria ‘ Oliseh

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

Hijaab in Kwara: Bad news doesn’t get better with time

One year after Abule- Ado explosion: Bethlehem Girls’ College lies desolate

Federalism as a system of government (part 3)

Ortom: Armed herdsmen wanted to kill me

Three dead, police, polling officer shot in Ekiti

PDP, Owerri group knock Iwuanyanwu over alleged utterance

2023: PDP banks on Atiku/Obi, Saraki, others

Kalu felicitates with Chekwas Okorie @ 68

APC urged to zone National Chairmanship to North Central

CBN disburses N204.3bn COVID-19 intervention fund to 447, 671 beneficiaries

DHQ: We’ll deal with those disparaging the military

Kidnapping: Teachers may embark on strike if

Cleric endorses Mascot Kalu for Aba North, South Federal Constituency

Apple to pay $308.5m for patent infringement

Coinbase pays $6.5m to settle US false reporting charges

How not to review a constitution on insecurity

2023: Where are the presidential aspirants

APC urged to zone National Chairman to North Central

Real Madrid go second in LaLiga

NFF targets more home-based players for AFCON qualifiers

Obasanjo endorses 2021 Onitsha City Marathon

Ottasolo FC in cloud nine after promotion

FA Cup: Iheanacho leads Foxes’ charge against Red Devils

Ottasolo FC in cloud nine after promotion

Top African stars storm Lagos for MoC Grand Prix

FA Cup: Late goals see Man City past Everton, Saints beat Bournemouth

FA Cup: Late goals see Man City past Everton, Saints beat Bournemouth

Real Madrid go second in LaLiga

I am a survivor of domestic violence ‘Elezieanya

*THE SUN*

Hallelujah Pop-up Channel returns to DStv, GOtv

Tension as youths ostracise 9 elders in Anambra community

Sterling Bank introduces Socialpay platform

Jonathans kinsmen, Ijaw group disown Asari Dokubo

IPOB to Asari Dokubo: No Biafra without Kanu

Again, 2 vehicles collide on Kara Bridge,burst into flames

Group awards scholarship to 30 students to mark Ugwuanyis birthday

Ugwuanyi celebrates 57th birthday with elderly

Covid-19: CBN disburses N149.2bn to 316,869 households, MSMEs

Sanwo-Olu congratulates Ugwuanyi at 57

Ogun APC chieftain hails Abiodun over economic development

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Pentecostal ‘Wuru Wuru’ in Nigeria

Monguno: Saint among sinners

Burden and pangs of servitude

Friends woke up my hidden creative talent Folake Magin, who designs for first ladies, top class personalities

Ayo Adebanjo: Facing onus of leadership in dire situation

Battling childlessness in marriages

Shobolabasa: Ogun secondary school where students hold sex parties

One year of COVID-19: Fight has taken sweat and blood

Sorcery: Ebonyi community,2 traditionalistsin tango over drowned natives

COVID-19 vaccine storage exposes Nigerias power supply woes

After 20 years, Im still waiting for God to direct me to take my bath again Prophet Olagunju

Unbelievable: Physically challenged ferries cocaine to bandits in Nasarawa from Anambra

Burna Boy, Wizkids Grammy awards

EnuguGubernatorial Pension Bill 2021: A postmortem

My last marriage was hell fire Onyinye Okafor,actress

My plans for Enugu kids, widows at Easter-Rachael Okonkwo, actress

With Forever featuring Omah Lay, Gyakie solidifies star status

The Voice Nigeria Season 3 premieres March 27

*GUARDIAN*

Out of school children, still depressing

NFF, Eagles officials ‘test run’ boat trip to Porto Novo

Rivers United won’t drop points against Lobi Stars, Eguma vows

No regrets for Guardiola over Sancho exit

Juve coach Pirlo ‘happy’ to continue with Ronaldo next season

No regrets for Guardiola over Sancho exit

Stakeholders urge Yoruba consensus on Tinubu’s presidential ambition

Wike, APC differ on boycott of Rivers LG polls

Cross River: PDP had no candidate for by-election ‘ Petitioner

Ugwuanyi at 57: Tracking leadership paradigm of a merchant of peace

Jonathan Foundation seeks elimination of barriers to civic participation

Oyo dissolves council caretaker committees

Uzodimma sacks Interim Management C’ttee of ITC

Rotarian Ayodele Adeyemo installed Asiwaju of Ogobi

Experts seek end to medical negligence

Carrington Fellowship alumni nominated for Women Achievers’ Award

Africa Economic Outlook 2021:AfDB, debt and vaccine injustice

Choose to challenge sexual predation

Risks of COVID-19 infection after vaccination

*TRIBUNE*

How I issued my first one million naira cheque at age 24 ‘ Prince Toye Oyinlola

Living in the North or South

Judicial wonder

Nigeria: Food as a political weapon

How South-West can call the bluff of northerners in food supply ‘Karim, ex-MD Costain

The capitalist system

Behold South-West kidnapping spots ‘Why roads users, others must beware

Nigeria records 112 new COVID-19 infections, total now 161,651

NYSC confirms shooting of corps member during violence at Ekiti by-election

Cult war claims two lives in Anambra community

*SPORTS*

Abia Warriors defender replaces Omeruo in Eagles squad for AFCON qualifiers – The Cable

Abia Warriors’ Adekunle replaces Omeruo for AFCON qualifiers – Punch

AFCON qualifiers: Eagles to lodge in Eko Hotels – Punch

Alex Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega UFC Title Fight Canceled Due to COVID-19 Rules – Bleacher Report

Attorney: Evidence to Be Given to Police in Deshaun Watson Case – Bleacher Report

Austin Reaves, No. 8 Oklahoma Beat No. 9 Missouri in 2021 NCAA Tournament – Bleacher Report

Bailly set to to snub Man Utd contract after Europa League omission – Vanguard

Barca lining up lifetime Messi contract – Punch

Ben Simmons out for 76ers vs. Kings Because of Knee Injury – Bleacher Report

Bert Van Marwijk announces UAE squad for India friendly – Goal

Bounou’s last-gasp goal denies Orellana and Real Valladolid – Goal

Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0 Newcastle United: Seagulls boost survival hopes – BBC

Brighton beat fellow strugglers Newcastle to pull six points clear of drop zone – Yahoo

Bring Super Eagles match to Lagos, supporters urge NFF – Punch

Browns’ Ryan Switzer Says 9-Month-Old Son Has Been Hospitalized Again – Bleacher Report

Cavani: Man United need convincing they can win trophies again – Vanguard

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Celtic v Rangers: How the Old Firm derby tide was turned by Ibrox side – BBC

Chelsea FC XI vs Sheffield United: Predicted lineup, confirmed team news and latest injury list for FA Cup – Yahoo

Chelsea success justifies Lampard’s sacking ‘ Abramovich – Punch

City Steady Quadruple Chase, Beat Iwobis Everton to Reach Sfinal – Thisday

Dare: Athletes taking part in national sports festival cut from 14,000 to 8,000 – The Cable

Dez Bryant Backs Ravens’ Lamar Jackson: Criticism Starting to ‘Get on My Nerves – Bleacher Report

Ed Crouch’s Late TD Gives Wild Aces 2021 FCF Championship over Glacier Boyz – Bleacher Report

England in India: Jofra Archer’s elbow injury has “got worse” – Eoin Morgan – BBC

EPL: Brighton thrash Newcastle 3-0 in relegation battle – Punch

Evan Mobley’s 17 Points Lead No. 6 USC Past No. 11 Drake in NCAA Tournament – Bleacher Report

Everton 0-2 Man City: Ilkay Gundogan & De Bruyne goals keep quadruple hopes alive – BBC

Everton Test for Man Citys Quadruple Ambition – Thisday

Ezenwa shares Super Eagles secret with NPFL players after maiden call-ups for Afcon qualifiers – Goal

FA Cup Quarter-finals: Iwobi Subbed On Late As Man City Beat Everton Away To Keep Quadruple Hopes Alive – Complete Sports

FA Cup: Iheanacho leads Foxes’ charge against Red Devils – New Telegraph

FA Cup: Late goals see Man City past Everton, Saints beat Bournemouth – New Telegraph

FA Cup: Late goals see Man City past Everton, Saints beat Bournemouth – New Telegraph

Fali Cande ends Portimonense wait with Porto header – Goal

FIFA Council: Pinnick’s emergence makes no difference for Nigeria ‘ Oliseh – Punch

Football sex abuse scandal: Report is ‘kick in the teeth’ for survivors – CNN

Forget Solskjr’s comments, he would love Manchester United to win a cup – Yahoo

France 32-30 Wales: Jones and Navidi rue Welsh indiscipline in Paris defeat – BBC

France 32-30 Wales: Late drama as hosts deny Wales Grand Slam at death – BBC

France 32-30 Wales: Wayne Pivac ‘numb’ after side let Grand Slam slip – BBC

France break Wales hearts with last-gasp try in Six Nations epic – Yahoo

France end Wales’ Grand Slam hopes with dramatic late Six Nations win in Paris – Yahoo

French Authorities Exempt Benin, Nigerian Players from Quarantines – Thisday

Gareth Southgate must be bold as he weighs up England’s midfield options – Yahoo

Gareth Southgate says England must get the balance right with youngsters – Yahoo

Godoy Cruz vs River Plate: How to watch Liga Argentina matches – Goal

Havertz reveals ‘big ambition’ at Chelsea as 70m star seeks to erase cup final pain with Blues – Goal

Honda Classic 2021: Matt Jones Overtakes Aaron Wise for Lead with 3rd-Round 69 – Bleacher Report

International fans barred from Tokyo Olympics over COVID-19 fears – Punch

International Spectators To Be Barred From Olympics In Japan – Daily Independent

International spectators will be refused entry into Japan for Tokyo 2020 – CNN

It’s A Reward For Hardwork’- Abia Warriors Boss Imama Okays Adekunle’s Super Eagles Invitation – Complete Sports

Jalen Suggs, No. 1 Gonzaga Dominate No. 16 Norfolk State in 2021 NCAA Tournament – Bleacher Report

James Bouknight, No. 7 UConn Upset by No. 10 Maryland in 2021 NCAA Tournament – Bleacher Report

Johnny Juzang, No. 11 UCLA Upset No. 6 BYU 73-62 in 2021 NCAA Tournament – Bleacher Report

Johnny Sexton: Ireland fly-half says win over England vindicates squad’s belief – BBC

Jude Bellingham receives support from Borussia Dortmund after Instagram abuse – Yahoo

Juve coach Pirlo ‘happy’ to continue with Ronaldo next season – Guardian

Kane: No words will atone for Tottenham’s disappointing week – Vanguard