Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Today: 15 Things You Need to Know Today, Wednesday, March 15, 2023


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What are the Nigerian newspapers headlines today saying?.


Today News in Nigeria headlines are;



1) Uncertainty Trails as DMB ration Old notes with new

Deposit Money In light of uncertainty regarding whether the Central Bank of Nigeria will release the old notes in its custody, banks have begun rationing the distribution of old N1,000 and N500 notes to customers. This occurred approximately 24 hours after CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele declared that old N1,000, N500, and N200 notes were still legal tender.


2) Fuel Price Hike


Due to the incomplete delivery of products to many filling stations, the disparity in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as fuel, is expected to increase, oil marketers said on Tuesday. According to dealers affiliated with the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, there has been a recent imbalance in the distribution of PMS.


3) Police Declare Federal Lawmaker Wanted


Yakubu Shehu, the representative for Bauchi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, is wanted by the Nigeria Police Force.
The police announced a N1m reward for anyone with useful information that could lead to his arrest.


4) NSA- March 18 polls more Complex than Feb 25


The National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno, has stated that the March 18 governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections are more complex, but security agencies do not anticipate violence or disruption of the process. Monguno said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Security.


5) Feb 25th Polls- 12,988,978 Attacks Recorded- Isa Pantami

According to the Federal Government, a total of 12,988,978 attacks were recorded during the Nigerian Presidential and National Assembly elections on February 25. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, said in a statement on Tuesday that attacks on public websites and portals originated both inside and outside of Nigeria and averaged approximately 1,550,000 per day.



6) Tinubu’s Preferred Candidate for N’Assemblu Leadership

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the incoming president, has stated that he has not endorsed anyone for the National Assembly’s leadership. He said this at a meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with National Assembly members-elect held at the Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.


7) News Naira: Banks Comply with CBN Directive

On Tuesday night, the CBN instructed banks to comply with the ’s ruling that the old notes will remain legal tender until December 31, 2023. As a result, banks began accepting old N500 and N1,000 notes from customers without requiring the CBN cash return reference code yesterday.


8) CSOs Demand Resignation of EFCC Boss

No less than 130 frontline anti-corruption Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, have resumed their campaign for the dismissal of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, for alleged politicisation of the commission, disobedience to court orders, and violation of the human rights of Nigerians, among other allegations.


9) Feb 25 Polls- There were setbacks and Positive Development- Catriona Laing

Catriona Laing, the outgoing British high commissioner in Nigeria, stated that although there were setbacks in the presidential and National Assembly elections on February 25, there were also positive developments.

10) Foreign Exchange Crisis: Banks Slash PTA, Other Fees


Deposit Funds In response to a worsening foreign exchange crisis, banks slashed the amount of Personal Travel Allowance and school fees their customers can request yesterday. Tuesday, some DMBs lowered the amount of PTA their customers can apply for from $4,000 to $2,000 in an email to customers.



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11)Court jails Ex-Imo Commissioner for three years

Former Imo transport commissioner Laz Okoroafor Anyanwu was sentenced to three years in prison on Tuesday. Anyanwu, who served during the administration of former Governor Rochas Okorocha, was found guilty of the charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and sentenced accordingly.


12)Photo of Lagos State Deputy Governorship Candidate of Labour Party Smoking Shisha Emerges


An old photograph of Princess Islamiyat Oyefusi, the Lagos State Deputy Governorship Candidate of labour party for the March 18, 2023 gubernatorial election has surfaced. Kemi Olunloyo, a controversial social media user, posted the photograph, which has since gone viral. Advertisement Nigerians, on the other hand, have come to Oyefusi’s defence.



13)Lebanese Currency Hits Historic Low, Exchanges 100,000 Lebanese Pound to $1

The exchange rate of 100,000 Lebanese pound to one dollar represents a new low for the Lebanese dinar. Tuesday marked the historic low against the dollar on the parallel market.



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14)Female Tenant Squeezes Landlord’s Manhood to Death See how it happened

Ifeoma Ossai, a 33-year-old woman, was arrested by the Ogun Police Command for allegedly killing her 50-year-old landlord, Monday Surulere Oladele, over a minor dispute. According to our correspondent, the suspect was apprehended after Olaleye Taiwo filed a report at the Sango Ota divisional headquarters.


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15) Gunmen Kidnap Rivers Accord Assembly Candidate

Chukwudi Ogbonna, the Accord Party candidate for the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni sin Local Government Area Constituency 2 in the Rivers State House of Assembly election on March 18, has been kidnapped.


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