News Headlines Apr 14, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 14, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Widespread insecurity: Military, police, others plan special joint squads to stop killings, kidnappings
No results on server, Atiku’s figures are false – INEC
I don’t hate my dad for raping my mum – Helen Paul
FG got my firm into N11bn national identity card project’s debt
Widespread insecurity: Military, police, others plan special joint squads to stop killings, kidnappings
No results on server, Atiku’s figures are false – INEC
12 die, buildings razed in Gombe tanker explosion
Wale Adenuga’s Knockout goes to cinemas
Being almost lynched won’t stop me from helping people – Small Doctor
Truck bearing container swerved and hit our vehicle at the back — Daughter of woman who died after SUV plunged into Ogun river
I improve every day – Efe Ejeba
I almost gave up music – Chioma Jesus
Yapa is for abundance, success – Selassie
Miss Telecoms Nigeria kicks off
I am not happy secular music spreads faster than gospel – Irawo
I always fall ill after shooting movies – Peggy Ovire
Fear of flying made me board public bus – Igwe 2pac
Canadian couple, brewer create Atlantic sea salt beer
Moroccan court sentences Swiss man to 10 years for murder
Two die in Lagos-Ibadan road crash
Fire destroys six shops in Kebbi central market
PHOTOS: Fuel tanker explodes in Gombe
Police kill two suspected armed robbers in Delta
Nigerians groaning in the jaw of banditry, kidnapping, ethnic clashes after polls
Tribunal: Bauchi gov-elect, Bala Mohammed engages 65 lawyers to defend mandate
Cameroonian citizenship: Atiku fires back at APC
Rivers supplementary polls: Accreditation, voting peaceful –Electoral officers
Call tariff: ALTON to present cost-based proposal to NCC
Technology and national development
Flour Mills, others decry decaying infrastructure in Ogun
IBEDC promotes engineering among children
Capital market still suffering investor apathy — Experts
It’s challenging to invest private equity funds in real estate— Akindele
Dad wasn’t flamboyant even as a governor – Akanu Ibiam’s daughter
My father’s 26 children from 10 wives lived as if from same mother — Veteran broadcaster, Olasope
No severance benefits for lawmakers who fail to return diplomatic passports –CG Immigration
Desperate office seekers responsible for electoral violence — Effanga, Rivers REC
Today’s politicians’ desire for wealth extraordinary –Olusi
Govt failed to fulfil its own side of power agreement – Disco’s spokesman, Oduntan
Adepoju optimistic Eagles will fly in Egypt
GOtv Boxing: Sadiku eyes knockout win over Ekpresso
AFCON: Rohr, Musa insist Eagles’ group not easy
Nigeria to play Ghana, Senegal ahead of Egypt 2019
Leadership crisis hindering NBBF sponsorship drive — Ahmadu-Kida
Age-related cataract cannot be prevented –Optometrist
Editorial: Five years on: We must not forget Chibok girls
Youth unemployment and the vocational education imperative
The commodity of kings
Change sits in the right place with love and trust

The Nation
INEC: Atiku spreading fake election results
CCT Trial: Onnoghen maintains innocence as FG demands conviction
Ex-Court of Appeal President, Mamman Nasir, dies at 90
PDP plotting secret voting to take over 9th National Assembly, APC senators-elect allege
Chibok Girls, Leah Sharibu can still return, says Buhari
Arms and Nations 1
APC, Buhari and 2023 (2)
Accident claims two lives on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway
Lawmakers compromise oversight, probes, says ICPC chairman
The Zamfara conundrum
Supplementary polls: PDP leads in Rivers
Buhari seeks cooperation of neighbouring countries on small arms
TASCE workers call for resignation of provost
Oyo APC Primaries: Communication minister vows to appeal judgment
NAF to deploy 2 more helicopter gunships to North-West
Fire razes building in Kano
Bauchi governor-elect, PDP assemble five SANs, 60 other lawyers in defense of mandate
Give us monarch before exit, Ikeja kingmakers urge Ambode
Low turnout mars Rivers supplementary polls
‘Only monarchs can give valid history of communities’
NLC to FG: Don’t accept IMF recommendations
2019 polls: Changing face of Southwest politics
Bayelsa 2019: Who will succeed Dickson?
‘Lalong should treat Plateau people fairly’
Ugwuanyi’s re-election and reality of good governance
Herdsmen attack: Abia to offset medical bill of victim
ADEROJU OPE-AJAYI: How I turned my passion for swimming to business
Simy still scoring for Crotone
Juve’s rising star, Unbowed by racism
Pele undergoes successful kidney stone surgery
Pogba penalties seal victory for Manchester United over West Ham
EPL table after Saturday’s games
Setting-up groundnut butter processing
‘How I got my break from publishing’
Furore over forex ban on textile
Banks should remain dynamic —Bakare
How wrong handling damages brand new tyres
IsDB boosts capacity of NAHCON staff
Police confirm two Delta suspected robbers dead
Falz, others discuss Nigerian entertainment on MTV Base
In 4th Republic, Kate Henshaw is the political Heroine we’ve been waiting for
Lizzy Anjorin fetes less- privileged on birthday
Tade Ogidan returns with ‘Gold Statue’
JOHN CHUKA: Why I run free movie Academy
Search begins for Miss Telecom Nigeria
Arms and Nations
Editorial: Onnoghen
If laughter is indeed the best medicine, why can it not cure toothache?


Buhari Seeks CEN-SAD Members’ Cooperation to Curtail Illegal Flow of Arms into Nigeria
Ex-Court of Appeal President, Justice Mamman Nasir, is Dead
Golden Moments as Mo Abudu Receives Medaille D’Honneur in Cannes
APC Team: Atiku, Nigerian by Referendum, Not Birth
• Says a person must be citizen by birth to contest election under 1999 Constitution…
Chibok Girls: An Emblem of Boko Haram’s Violence Against Women
Zamfara State Banditry as Metaphor for Leadership Failure
Emefiele: With CBN’s Strong Policies, Growth to Accelerate in Q3
Getting Ready for FATF Evaluation
Challenges of ‘America First’ in Global Politics: The Case of Democratic Corruption and ICC Visa Denial
Tony Elumelu: The Pride of Africa
Katsina Residents Reel under Burden of Water Scarcity
Install Ikeja Monarch Before Exit, Kingmakers Tell Ambode
Buhari: Leah Sharibu’s Freedom Hindered by Fear of Safe Movement
Promises not to rest until Dapchi, Chibok girls return
AfDB Invests $15m in Nigeria’s InfraCredit
15 Killed in Fresh Tiv, Jukun Conflict
Reconsider Travelling to Nigeria, US Tells Citizens
As Africa Free Trade Deal is Set to Take off…
Zamfara State Banditry as Metaphor for Leadership Failure
Women and Representative Government
9th N’Assembly Leadership: Adamawa APC Backs Lawan, Gbajabiamila
As Africa Free Trade Deal is Set to Take off…
Resetting the Economy
Man City Visit Crystal Palace for Valuable Points
Pogba Penalties Save United, Tottenham up to Third
Golden Moments as Mo Abudu Receives Medaille D’Honneur in Cannes
Prof. Ibraheem Gbajabiamila Passion and Patriotism Made Me Return to Nigeria After Decades Abroad
DIFFUSION Lights up Temple Muse
Ajayi Crowther University VC Spits Fire
My Mission to Mount Everest on Behalf of the #FreeLeahSharibu Movement
PMB, Zamfara and The Tale of Jabir
EDITORIAL: Chibok Girls: Five Years After…

Daily Trust
Zamfara killings: Governor Yari in the eye of the storm
Justice Mamman Nasir Dies At 90
Memories of Justice Mamman Nasir
Buhari seeks regional cooperation to check illegal flow of arms
Four Blame Games in Zamfara
Buhari speaks on Chibok girls, Leah Sharibu, says hope not lost
BREAKING: Petroleum tanker explosion kills 10 persons in Gombe
9th Assembly: 11 aspirants jostle for Deputy Senate President, Deputy Speaker
APC doesn’t need support of PDP to elect Senate President, Speaker – Issa-Onilu
Benue election: APC’s Jime drags Ortom to tribunal
AFCON group tricky for Super Eagles, say Lawal, Imenger
Zaria, Abuja beckons as Savanna Polo Tour gallops-off
Pilot Wins USPA Gold Cup, Pockets $125,000 Cash Prize
Fuel scarcity; Ondo government threatens to arrest, prosecute marketers
Fuel scarcity rumour: Edo govt, oil marketers warn against panic buying
End cabotage waiver to foreign vessels, stakeholders tell FG
FCTA will audit Abuja orphanages
Lent: FCT residents speak on diet, lifestyle change
FCTA holds stakeholders’ retreat on land administration
What manner of men?
Katie Bouman: The woman behind the first black hole image
How we killed an American soldier in Imo – kidnapping suspects
How lack of intelligence aids insecurity –Interfaith
Court remands man in custody for alleged sexual intercourse with minor
Editorial: Four Blame Games in Zamfara
Indigenous rice millers groan as smuggling intensifies
FEPSAN reads riot act to firms blending adulterated fertiliser
How depletion in natural resources is affecting farming, others
JAMB: Officials nab suspects over examination malpractices
Buhari decries incessant strikes by varsities
Defamation: Kannywood committee steps into Ali Nuhu, Zango fight
5 Nigerian musicians who made successful comebacks
‘History of the Marvel Universe’ to retell the entire story

The Sun
9th Senate: I’ll champion economy-oriented bills -Kalu
Outcry over decay of police barracks
If God gives me pastor as hubby, I’ll grab him
Heartless assailants chop off varsity student’s two hands in Sokoto
Sokoto guber: Why I didn’t run against Tambuwal – Shagari, Ex-minister
Buhari, Masari, Kalu, mourn as Mamman, ex-Appeal Court President dies @ 90
Why Leah Sharibu has not been released – Buhari
Come to our rescue, Nigerians in Togo Prisons beg FG
Group seeks declaration of emergency to curb illegal migration
Buhari commends UNICAL for introducing anti-corruption, terrorism studies
Emefiele seeks global partnership to grow Nigeria’s economy
No cause for alarm over APC’s petition ­-Benue PDP
Atiku challenges INEC, APC to disprove his claim at tribunal
Gang up against me will fail -Uzodimma
Apathy as INEC conducts Rivers supplementary polls
Ihedioha’s election is collective decision of Imo people – Ex- Imo SSG
Emefiele seeks global partnership to grow Nigeria’s economy
U17 AFCON: Eaglets in tricky tie against host, tanzania
2019 AFCON: Super Eagles to camp in Egypt –Pinnick
Burundi, Madagascar not easy teams –Rohr
Guinea coach wary of Eagles
Ighalo assures Eagles’ll advance from Group B
Ex-Eagles coach, Chukwu needs overseas treatment, says Nwobodo
Dick Tiger’s glittering boxing career blurred by Biafran struggle –Oboh
Rohr tips Egypt, Ghana, CIV, S/Africa to win AFCON
… Admits Eagles ‘keepers’ problem
…Drafts Super Eagles players to Flying Eagles
Semi Ajayi crowned Championship Player of the Month
Osimhen: We‘re not scared of AFCON opponents
Disneyland beckons as Kids Funderland fetes children at Easter
I almost lost my daughter, now a graduate, at infancy – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde
Mina’s Dollz show celebrates anniversary
My 20 hours experience in labour room –Adaora Ukoh
I hate adultery, so my man must be romantic –Nazareth Jesse
When your marital wine turns sour…
Stock market closes week bullish as ASI up by 0.73%
Health promotion
Super Eagles, look to Tanzania, Czech Republic and learn
What is Pterygium – Surfer’s Eye?
Reforming teacher education in Nigeria
Fuel scarcity: Ekiti residents in panic buying, as Fayemi fumes, threatens hoarders
Buhari seeks regional cooperation against illegal arms
Abia CAN President tasks group on grassroots family planning advocacy
How Nigeria can become Africa’s most industrialised nation in 10 years –Hui
Ogun: Tunde Lemo chairs Abiodun’s economic transition committee
Ali ndume: “A rebel on familiar turf”
Military, residents trade words over evacuation from volatile Borno town
My mum motivated me to win beauty pageant
Why we have few female engineers in Nigeria
Electricity estimated billing: EEDC, BEDC get hard knocks

Senators Divided Over Plot To Override PMB On Bills
There’s Hope For Chibok Girls’ Return – President
NASS Leadership: PDP Lawmakers Angle For Secret Voting
China: Connecting The World Through Belt & Road
How APC Won 2019 Elections – Bulama
The Gathering Storm In Edo APC
Some Politicians Are Planning To Smear My Image – Uzodimma
‘PMB Will Not Appoint Failed Politicians Into New Cabinet’
Senate Presidency: Lawan Committed To Stability, Inclusiveness
Oil & Gas: Breaking Frontiers For Indigenous Operators
Emefiele Woos Investors, Says Nigeria Ready For Business
Sports Minister Tasks Basketball Stakeholders On Development
2019 Japan Tourney: We Will Make Nigeria Proud – Ilerika
Nigerians in Diaspora: Andre Tyler Iguodala: American-Based Nigerian NBA Player
Competition In Nigeria, Stiffest In Africa – Maier
EDITORIAL: Chibok Girls: 5 Years Of Anguish
Cone Thoughts
How To Stop Zamfara Bloodshed
China: Connecting The World Through Belt & Road

JUST IN: 12 dead, several injured, houses burnt as tanker explodes in Gombe
Subsidy is a fraud, Nigeria paying for inefficiency ― NLC
Buhari seeks regional cooperation to check illegal arms flow
Citizenship: Buhari, APC’s claim vindicates me on fake election result…
Experts divided over FG’s move to remove fuel subsidy
Hoarding, increase in pump price hit Delta
3,500 children join Boko Haram
Let’s start building Lagos PDP structure now ahead 2023, Dominic charges leaders, others
Air Force denies bombing civilians in Zamfara
Army kills 35 bandits, arrests 18 others in Zamfara
Osun High Court shocked at bank robbery scenes
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
A nation battling internal strife
Why Nigerians must renegotiate the future of their country…
Still on ninth NASS leadership
2023: Tinubu playing dangerous politics — Ayu
It’s shameful for PDP to accuse anyone of intimidating voters…
Five years in captivity: Parents of remaining Chibok girls still await their…

The Guardian
Fuel subsidy: Labour, energy experts differ as fuel queues return
APC cannot redefine who qualifies as a Nigerian – Atiku
We need our supporters to spur us against Pillars, says Akwa United coach
NDE Empowers 144 In Edo
Nigeria set for faster growth, says Udoma
VC hinges better society on gender balancing
Enugu government did not abandon me, says Chukwu
Expert blames builders, government officials for incessant building collapse
Group seeks CBN’s regulation on online trading
Man United, Tottenham, Soton, Burnley record wins
France shines at Tombim ITF World Tennis Tour
We need luck to win U-17 AFCON in Tanzania, Garba claims
Marseille survive late VAR drama to stay in Champions League hunt
Juventus’ Barzagli to retire at end of season
Tottenham move up to third, Cardiff closer to relegation
Odumakin: Many who benefitted from Afenifere were opportunists
Furore as Bello Deploys ‘Onnoghen Style’ to sack Kogi CJ
Rivers APC: Legal odyssey ends in despair
Scramble that might impede Sanwo-Olu’s government
Editorial: One trillion dollar investment for energy infrastructure?
Perennial losses as culture for Nigerian refineries
Iledare: Importation of refined petroleum products, subsidy put economy in reverse gear


9th Assembly Speakership: Why Northern Govs Are Showing Interest In Who Emerges
The Ajaokuta Jinx And The 34 Bills Rejected By Buhari
Calm After Storm Over Billions Traced To Patience Jonathan
BUHARI ON BANDITRY: Bandits Have Informants Within Some Communities
INSECURITY: Nobody Sleeps With Two Eyes Closed
Amuneke, A Destiny Child
Anticipated Petrol Subsidy Removal Triggers Panic-Buying
Kajuru Killings: An Eye For An Eye
ABDUCTION, RAPE, MURDER, LAND-GRABBING: ‘Our Travails In The Quest For Justice!’
3No Female Condom Please!’
Nigeria Has To Tame Its Political Class
AFCON U-17: Golden Eaglets Set To Take Tanzania Test
Under Siege 144 Die In Nine Days
3:13 AMInsurance FC Ready To Dim Remo Stars In Benin – Acting Gov
DEATH OF THREE FUTO STUDENTS: Drugs, Sex And The Pursuit Of Vanity
A Letter To Emeka Ihedioha (2)
9th Assembly Speakership: Why Northern Govs are showing interest in who emerges
Calm after storm over billions traced to Patience Jonathan
Under siege 144 die in nine days
Nigeria recorded $5bn foreign investment inflows post general elections — CBN Gov
Why Leah Sharibu’s release is difficult — Buhari
Killings: Herdsmen, cultists taking centre stage in southeast
Possible fuel subsidy removal triggers panic buying
We’ll miss lone PDP member in Lagos Assembly — FESTAC residents
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
Strip bars are spreading promiscuously
Day Lagos honoured a respected son
2019 Poll: Atiku an alien, not qualified to be President, APC tells Tribunal
INEC files response to Atiku’s petition
Defection: Court accuses Saraki, Dogara, Akpabio, 51 lawmakers for misconduct
You can’t become president through backdoor …, – Lai Mohammed tells Atiku
2019 Election: You “invented” server ‘results’ solely for petition, INEC tells Atiku
That fight between: Benue and Taraba tribes!
Amuneke, a destiny child
AFCON U-17: Golden Eaglets set to take Tanzania test
Insurance FC ready to dim Remo Stars in Benin – Acting Gov
African Athletics Junior Championships: Collins slams Gusau, Dalung over ‘fasting and praying athletes’
Super Eagles, others can’t stop Egypt, Mido boasts
Sometimes going back to an ex works; sometimes it doesn’t!
Women, how do you manage the housekeep allowance?
Why it’s better to date a ritualist than a church goer — Lepacious Bose
When it comes to sex I’m a very crazy, wild person, says Seyi Hunter
MC Galaxy, Duncan Mighty for Star’s ‘Unmissable Turn up’ in Uyo April 16
‘The Savior’ movie premieres ahead of Good Friday cinema release
Jimi Solanke, Jesse Buga, others to light up 1st Popo Aguda Easter concert
Nigeria recorded $5bn foreign investment inflows post general elections — CBN Gov
Presidency tasks teachers, parents on learning of Mathematics
Kajuru killings: An eye for an eye
Facebook chief backs stronger data privacy, data rules
‘Our brand philosophy is about understanding consumers pain points’

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