News Headlines Apr 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Zamfara killings: Air Force faults emirs’ claims, demands evidence of dead civilians
Senate presidency: Lawan defies Oshiomhole, meets PDP govs, senators
Atiku is a Cameroonian, not Nigerian, APC tells tribunal
NASS publishes 2018 expenditures, silent on salaries, allowances
Our children were killed like rats before our eyes –Relatives of Rivers mass shooting victims
Court sentences graduate to jail over fraud
I have a girlfriend but not in a hurry for marriage –Don Jazzy
It’s better to be successful than being funny –Gbenga Adeyinka
Hoodlums assassinate lawyer in Rivers
9th Assembly‘ll shun politics in tackling national issues –Ekweremadu
Buhari jets out to Chad again
We killed Nigerian-born US soldier because he proved stubborn – Suspect
Policeman allegedly defiles wife’s 13-year-old apprentice in Ogun
Truck kills undergraduate after paying school fees in bank
Sex romp: Rector bars course mates from attending victim’s burial
National Assembly not an elite club, Dogara tells members-elect
Court sentences graduate to jail over fraud
Land grabbers invade Lagos site, kill three workers
Arrested gay pastor attempts to molest suspect in cell
Teenager sneaks into church, steals phones after vigil
Court arraigns man for burgling public school in Rivers
Rivers: INEC to conduct supplementary elections in four LGAs
I’ll probe Abubakar’s regime –Bauchi gov-elect, Bala Mohammed
As experts join political parties’ arguments on Nigeria’s looming debt crisis
De-list redundant parties, APC chieftain tells INEC
Losing election, not end of the world, FG tells Atiku
Turkish Airlines expands operations in Nigeria
Nigeria mismanaging Excess Crude Account – IMF
Fuel queues return, NNPC, marketers allay scarcity fears
AfDB approves $15m infrastructure credit for Nigeria
Remove fuel subsidy, IMF tells Nigeria
MSMEs population‘ll enhance contribution to GDP –Ambode
Eating lizards and grass kept me alive as a soldier in Biafran Army – Iheme, ATBU Director of Information
Friends deserted me after my leg was amputated –Michael, amputee footballer
AFCON: Eagles play Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi in Group B
Idoko wants Sunshine punished over Lobi keeper attack
‘Salah abuse disgusting’
Five facts about Africa Cup of Nations
Klopp condemns ‘disgusting’ Salah abuse ahead of Chelsea clash
FULL DRAW: 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
Computer rejects some JAMB candidates in Anambra
2019 UTME: Candidates urge JAMB to upgrade computers for calculations
World Bank encouraging Africa’s education inequality —Oxfam
50 pupils selected for Sun-Basorun scholarship
Clever Clogs to hold first book fair for children
‘Sports can reduce anxiety in pupils’
My sister behind rumours of me having a stroke –Mr Ibu
No issues between me and Tiwa Savage –Victoria Kimani
Becoming a soldier was my biggest dream as a child –Nosa Omoregie
Losing weight was not to impress any man –Georgina Ibeh
Sickle Cell and disability
Health tips for pre-school and day care centres
LASG repositions HEFAMAA for efficiency
Managing fibroid in pregnancy depends on size —Surgeon
‘One in four health care facilities lack water’
FG insures 48 tertiary health institutions
Our children were killed like rats before our eyes –Relatives of Rivers mass shooting victims
Family of my husband’s killer tried to bribe me with chicken –Widow of driver murdered by colleague in Ekiti
Sokoto: Caliphate capital where child labourers flood every street corner
We never appreciated our homes until rainstorm destroyed them – Ondo residents
My sister was burnt to death with six months pregnancy –Sibling of psychiatric patient ‘mistaken’ for ritualist in Osun
Apapa gridlock: Naval officers, policemen rake in millions daily as Lagosians groan
Change sits in the right place with love and trust
The best things in life naturally trail virgins, sexually-pure people! (II)
What boredom?
How long do you consider unhealthy for a couple to stay apart?

The Nation
Rugby Africa calls off 2019 Silver Cup
APC to tribunal: Atiku not Nigerian by birth
Court gives Saraki, Dogara, 52 others five days to respond to suit challenging defection
Ikpeba: Eagles are in soft group
Security agencies probe Atiku’s alleged plot to stop Buhari’s inauguration
SORROWFUL DAY IN BAYELSA
Patience Jonathan: Court hears oral evidence in $8.4m forfeiture suit
How executed Nigerian smuggled drugs into Saudi Arabia -Presidency
NYSC cert. saga: Court strikes out Shittu’s case against APC
Zamfara tells Nigeria something far deeper
BBOG observes 5th anniversary of Chibok girls’ abduction
Fuel queues back at filling stations in Lagos
Ninth Assembly will rise above political, ethnic divides -Ekweremadu
EFCC knows I didn’t spend Kwara election funds –Belgore
Embrace data to fight insecurity – Experts tell govs-elect
Umahi suspends auditor-general, others over communal crisis
98 schools in Osun contest in quiz competition
Stallion farms targets 1.5m paddy rice in Nigeria
Renewal of apostolic mandate
‘No fraudulent exams in LASPOTECH’
LBS unveils MBA application schedule
Fayemi’s new cabinet is robust, says Ondo APC
Africa honours Ghanaian table tennis legend Ethel Jacks
Eagles are solid, says Osaze
GOTV BOXING: Ekpresso will fall in Round 3, boasts Dodo
Nigeria battles Egypt, Tunisia for singles titles
IMF worries over rise in internally displaced persons in Nigeria, others
NERC moves to end estimated billings, licenses meter providers for Ikeja, Benin DisCos
World Bank to invest $15b in African human capital projects
Finance Minister okays IMF advice on subsidy removal
As Korean Embassy intervenes in LADOL’s shooting incident
4-yr-old electrocuted in Niger
Breast cancer patient needs N.8m for surgery
FG’s Free Rice: Operators of non-existing ophanages besiege customs office
Boy regains eyesight after battling cataract for 11 years
UI student dead, two Injured as tricycle rams into truck in Ibadan
Gang members kill student, injure octogenarian, others in Adamawa
Ijaw community decries military presence
Boy drowns in stagnant pool in Kano
NPS Plateau Command gets new spokesperson
Motorcyclist kills passenger over N200 fare
Computer rejects some JAMB candidates in Anambra
Candidates urge JAMB to upgrade computers for calculations
JAMB: Candidates narrate experiences at centres
College workers pass vote of no confidence on institution’s governing council
‘I DON’T KNOW HOW TO HANDLE FICTION’
AY, Dj Cuppy, others for Kanu Heart Foundation’s concert
No rift with Mercy Aigbe, Cossy Orjiakor
NOLLYWOOD OLDIES WITH PANACHE!
The Dead Don’t Die to open 2019 Festival de Cannes
Sunkanmi out with ‘Never Finish’
Zamfara tells Nigeria something far deeper

ThisDay
Atiku a Cameroonian, His Votes Invalid, APC Tells Election Tribunal
Army Moves Deep into Zamfara Forest, Kills 35 Bandits
Rising Number of IDPs in Nigeria, Other African Countries, Worries IMF
Atiku a Cameroonian, His Votes Invalid, APC Tells Election Tribunal
Army Moves Deep into Zamfara Forest, Kills 35 Bandits
Saraki Unmasks N’Assembly’s N139.5bn Budget for 2018
ICPC boss accuses legislators of compromising
IMF: Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account Not Achieving Its Goals
Justifies country’s poor ranking in Sovereign Fund usage Says fuel subsidy should target the poor…
Ebonyi Accuses FG of Insincerity in Boundary Dispute Resolutions
Zamfara: We Did Not Bomb Civilian Targets, Claims Air Force
NERC Gives More Discos Nod to Procure Third-party Meters
World Bank Unveils Human Capital Plan to Propel Investment in Africa
Ijaw Community Cries Out over Military Invasion
INEC Holds Supplementary Assembly Elections in Rivers Today
• Police Deploy 3,066 personnel for security
Remain Undaunted, Dogara Urges Elected Lawmakers
Court strikes out Communication Minister’s Suit against APC over NYSC Certificate
FoI Act: CSJ Sues Minister over Information on Environmental Protection Fund
Kwara Religious Leaders List Criteria for Assembly Speaker
APC, Gov Abubakar File Petition Against Bala Mohammed’s Election
Patience Jonathan: Court Hears Oral Evidence in $8.4m Forfeiture Suit
South-east APC Stakeholders Join Agitation for House Speaker
‘I will Reposition APGA for 2023’
Comical Foreign Trips in Search of Investors
The New Ford Ranger Takes on George’s Outeniqua Mountains Passes
Stallion Motors Urge Competition, Motorists to Deploy ‘Microdot’ Digital Security in Vehicles
Customer Satisfaction Remains Our Focus, Says Carbon Retail
Massilia Motors Introduces the New Mitsubishi L200 Pickup into Nigeria’s Auto Market
Kewalram Chanrai now Sole Distributor of Jeep, Fiat, Dodge, Chrysler Brands
Solution Media Brings Luxury Cruise to Lagos
Nigeria Gets Favourable Group in 2019 AFCON Draws
• Drawn against Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi
Emmanuel Dennis: Beckoning on Gernot Rohr
Tricky Test for Liverpool, City Title Push
Agbakoba-Onyejanya Lights-up Sangotedo with Tiger Active Sports Centre
Over 3,000 Runners Set for Ibadan City Marathon
312 Teams Qualify for Trophy 5-a-side Next Stage
Ekpresso’ll Kiss the Canvass in Round 3, Boasts Dodo
RCCG Football League Competition Returns after 13 Years
Chidinma, Kizz Daniel Entangle in Love Me
Romantic Comedy, ‘Hire A Woman’, Dazzles
Uche Odoh: I Love Telling Positive Nigerian Stories
Third Edition of ‘Handle It Africa’ Holds in May
Selassie: I Will Like to Do a Collabo with Ycee this Year
Mina’s Dollz Talk Show Celebrates One Year

Leadership
Rivers’ Runoff Election Holds Today
Incumbents, Govs-elect At War Over Last-minute Contracts, Appointments
Atiku Not A Nigerian, Can’t Be President, APC Tells Tribunal
PMB Attends Cen-Sad Meeting In Chad; Security Tops Agenda
JAMB Arrests Medical Student, Undergradute For Exam Fraud
Court Gives Saraki, Dogara, 52 Others 5 Days To Respond To Suit Challenging Defection
Law Doesn’t Forbid A Woman To Be Speaker– Nkeiruka
Missed Mark Of Fringe Parties In 2019 Polls
Smugglers Threaten Nigeria’s Sugar Sufficiency Plan – FMN
Visa Introduces Virtual Payments To 2m In Sub-Saharan Africa
Firm Transforms To Carbon, Expands Financial Servicesy
Infrastructure Breach Undermining Operations – IBEDC
Petrol Coy Wins Award For Impactful Local Content Initiatives
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Draw Burundi, Madagascar, Guinea
NBBF Faction Defies Court Order, Holds AGM Today In Abuja
Arsenal Face Stiff Competition To Land Nigerian Wonder-kid
Countdown To Silver Jubilee Celebration Of Eagles Class of ’94
NTTF Impressed By Para Players Performance In Jordan – Bankole
AMEBO’S KORNER: Simi’s Yahoo Boys’ Spat
Teni To Drop ‘Sugar Mommy Of Lagos: Eyan YOKOSUNA’
Bovi To Hold ‘Man On Fire Comedy’ Show
Why Nigerian Hip-hop Artistes Must Flashback
For Me, Music Is The In-thing – Ferrycee
PMB Can’t Be Indifferent To NASS Leadership Emergence – Emiohe
My Spouse Is My Planner – Jemimah
Typhoid Fever In Children
Teens’ World Star Of The Week
Luxury Intone With Nature
EDITORIAL: Menace Of Killer Policemen
Courage As An Asset
Underscoring Values Of Youth Mentorship
As PMB Addresses Nigeria’s Security Challenges At Jordan
Still On Matters Arising From 2019 Elections
How To Stop Zamfara Bloodshed
Businessman To Spend Time In Jail For Allegedly Adulterating Engine Oil
NCC Threatens To Jail Yahoo Boys
Sugar: Sweet ‘poison’
Electrical Brain Stimulation
Prioritizing A Healthy Lifestyle
What A Lump In Your Armpit Could Mean
Marshmallow Root For Ulcers, Coughs, Others
I Was Mischievous As A Child – Hauwa Kaka
I Made Profession Of My Hobby – Akhuetie

The Sun
9Th NASS leadership: Buhari’s men split over lawan, Gbajabiamila
2019 polls: FG orders probe of campaign violations
Nigeria lacks transparency in Excess Crude Account management – IMF
FG agrees with IMF on subsidy removal
I need a strong guy that can handle me
Atiku is a Cameroonian, not Nigerian, APC tells presidential election tribunal
…APC’s claim on my citizenship idiotic –Atiku
Ugwuanyi moves to make all students ICT-compliant
Buhari leaves Abuja for CEN-SAD meeting in N’Djamena
In belated move, National Assembly releases own 2018 budget details
APC challenges Bala Mohammed’s victory at the tribunal
NEPC laments inadequate honey production in Nigeria
Provide alternatives, Elumelu replies IMF on China loan
Equities sustain upward trend, ASI up 0.53%
Jumia offers 80% discount to promote Easter shopping
Orange Global Achievement Awards ’ll be bigger, better this year – Loveth Ogedegbe
Glamcliq beauty app debuts
I’ve always dreamt of becoming Mr. Nigeria – Nelson Enwerem
FG to spend N82.109m for 2019 Abuja carnival
How to cope with your partner’s depression
Being a mum: What mothers of young children should know
What a way to die!
I don’t ‘poor-loot’(pollute?)
IMF worries over rise in IDPs in Nigeria
Zamfara: Troops kills 35 bandits, arrest notorious kidnapper, 17 informants
Saudi Arabia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs denies culpability in Afolabi’s execution
Corps members render free haircuts to IDPs in Adamawa
NITDA’ s start up Friday in Kano trends on Twitter
Police deploy 3,066 personnel for Rivers supplementary elections
AIG Zone XI lectures officers on integrity, discipline
Enugu University of Education: Ugwuanyi’s aide appeals to critics for understanding
My lover hated seeing me dance with other ladies –Emzo

Tribune
Atiku not a Nigerian, unqualified to contest for presidency, APC tells Tribunal
Ebonyi govt suspends state Auditor-General, traditional ruler, LG…
Elumelu meets Buhari, urges politicians to unite for progress sake
Tiv/Jukun crisis: Again, 10 killed, over 100 houses destroyed, 3,000…
UI student killed, two others injured in Ibadan accident
Troops kill 35 suspected bandits, arrest 18, rescue 40, recover arms in Zamfara
DG, NIMASA, decries high level of capital flight in Maritime business in the country
Sokoto to be Polio free soon ― Deputy Governor
Tambuwal commiserates with two victims of attack, vows to arrest perpetrators
13,750 motorists violate Lagos traffic law in 1st quarter of 2019
2 docked over alleged car theft, N114,000 fraud
Man arraigned for allegedly stealing phone
Man docked for allegedly collecting N785, 000 under false pretense
Business News
Maize production increases to 20 million tonnes ― Association
CBN defends position on agriculture financing, MSMEs
Plateau to spend N12.2 bn on education in 2019 — Commissioner
6 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other products
My vision is to bridge the gap between Hollywood and Nollywood —John Chuka
Man on Fire: Bovi in one-man stand-up comedy show for a fourth time
Orlando Julius, Latoya Aduke, I.K Dairo honoured at home
Okediji: Last days of iconic Yoruba novelist
Poverty: Kid scavengers take over refuse dumps in oil-rich A/Ibom
Poor oral health linked to low self-esteem, absenteeism in children

Daily Trust
5 Nigerian musicians who made successful comebacks
Housewife vomits to death in herbalist’s house
Perennial Tiv/Jukun clashes unsettle Taraba
Tiv-Jukun clashes: An old reporter’s diary
Four things Buhari did in Dubai
We can’t remove fuel subsidy overnight – Finance Minister
I never stage a photo – Rey Byhre
AFCON 2019: Nigeria battle Madagascar, Guinea,Burundi
Sokoto deputy Governor immunizes self against polio
Tiv-Jukun clashes: An old reporter’s diary
Winners, losers of 2019 polls and a phone call
Why vote buying can’t be eradicated – Prof. Munzali
North-East APC PROs support shift of NASS leadership to South-East
3SC, Wolves, ABS, Kaduna United lead chase for NPFL tickets
Seni Saraki: Golden Eaglets will fly high at 2019 AFCON in Tanzania
Thrilling climax to the season
End cabotage waiver to foreign vessels, stakeholders tell FG
NSE moves 232.77m shares in positive trading
AXA Mansard introduces cash-back term life product
FCTA will audit Abuja orphanages
Lent: FCT residents speak on diet, lifestyle change
FCTA holds stakeholders’ retreat on land administration
2019: MY VOTE IS… (13) FOR BOLA AHMED TINUBU
Mass killings, atrocities in Nigeria: Tracing the trajectory
Sudan’s military council says it will not hand over al-Bashir to ICC
DR Congo troops kill 36 Burundi rebels in east – Army
Bomb in market kills 16 in southwest Pakistan – Officials
How lack of intelligence aids insecurity –Interfaith
Court remands man in custody for alleged sexual intercourse with minor
Court sentences quantity surveyor to 28 years in prison over land fraud
Editorial: Micro pension scheme
‘History of the Marvel Universe’ to retell the entire story
Tiwa Savage, Omosexy, Femi Kuti, others to speak at 2019 Cannes Lion
Atiku is a Cameroonian, can’t challenge Buhari’s victory, APC tells Tribunal
Defection: Court gives Saraki, Dogara, Akpabio, others five days to respond
Patience Jonathan: Court hears oral evidence in $8.4m forfeiture suit

The Guardian

Atiku is not a Nigerian, APC tells tribunal
Banditry: Military says operation yields results in Zamfara, others
Finance minister defends NSIA against poor rating by IMF
E-Ticketing to start soon on Abuja-Kaduna railway
Bayelsa: Slain government house photographer, PDP chieftain laid to rest
Disregard rumour of fuel scarcity, NNPC tells Nigerians
NCC laments rise in cyber crimes
Lalong urges NASRDA to come up with recommendations to aid Nigeria
Jumia becomes first African firm to list shares on New York stock exchange
Eagles get easy draw, face Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi
Ekpresso will fall in third round, Dodo boasts aheads GOtv Boxing night 18
Messi knew it was an accident, says Smalling
‘Chairman’ Christian Chukwu must not die O!
Why local league players can’t make Eagles team to AFCON, by Lawal
312 teams begins super fans recruitment in Trophy 5-A-side tourney
PDP is looting Imo, not me, says Okorocha
Anioma media professionals congratulate Okowa on re-election, commend Deltans
3 hours ago
Ameh vows to re-write Kogi story if elected governor
“Bovi Man On Fire” Final Edition Is Set To Be An Unforgettable Comedy Experience
Assassination Tour: Drake Reveals New Album In The Works
Don Jazzy again… From Mo’Hits to Mavin, now Kupanda
Massive turn out at MTV Shuga audition in Lagos
Fortunate AFCON seeding could disguise Nigeria’s soft underbelly

Vanguard

Obosi Crisis: You Lack Powers To Suspend Chiefs, Family Tells Monarch
If You Are Not Alive, What Liberty Can One Enjoy? – Dogara
Bringing IVF To The Streets
NOUN Unveils Olusegun Obasanjo Centre For African Studies
Emefiele Woos Investors, Says Nigeria Ready For Business
Amnesty: Embrace Transformational Leadership, Group Urges Niger Delta Leaders
NEPZA Crying Wolf Over N14.3bn NSEZCO Fund – GEPIn
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles To Face Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi
Killing Fields Of North-West: They Killed My Husband, Our Three Children In My Presence – Zamfara Survivor
FRSC Officials Chase Commercial Car Into Fatal Accident, One Dies, Four Injured
Agric, Tourism Get Less In Plateau 2019 Budget
Strip Bars Are Spreading Promiscuously
Mudipapa:Birth Of Omoghene Orien
Heart Breaking Matters
Chairman Chukwu : The Whole Truth!
Defection: AGF, INEC Shun Suit Seeking To Declare Saraki, Dogara, Others Seat Vacant
Nigeria’s Challenges Have No Party, Tribe Or Religion — Ekweremadu
Defection: AGF, INEC shun suit seeking to declare Saraki, Dogara, others seat vacant
Nigeria’s challenges have no party, tribe or religion — Ekweremadu
2019 Poll: Atiku an alien, not qualified to be President, APC tells Tribunal
APC challenges Bala Mohammed’s victory at the tribunal
NYSC saga: Court strikes out Communication Minister’s suit
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles to face Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi
Chukwu finally speaks, clears air on his condition
Women, how do you manage the housekeep allowance?
Femi Otedola celebrates Dangote @ 62
Standard of events, concerts have gone down – Falz
Rotary Club Ikeja South sets new records, celebrates at 32
Mabel Oboh’s NGO visits ailing Lord of Ajasa, calls on top entertainers to support the rapper
Tiwa Savage, Omosexy, Femi Kuti, others to speak at 2019 Cannes Lion
Emefiele woos investors, says Nigeria ready for business
Father, son behead woman, granddaughter
I ventured into Waste Recycling to create jobs for vulnerable women, keep environment clean — Olamide Ayeni-Balogun

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