News Headlines Apr 21, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 21, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

I’ll query any pastor who hosts comedian in church — Okoroafor, Assemblies of God head
Many actors living from hand to mouth – Bimbo Akintola
We asked for security around the bank before robbery but nothing was done – Oba Olufemi Olutoye
Bank to get forfeiture order on Onnoghen’s funds this week
Miller failed three drug tests — Source
Some signs of cancer you must not ignore
APC in fresh plots to smear Adeleke, PDP alleges
We asked for security around the bank before robbery but nothing was done – Oba Olufemi Olutoye
I didn’t plan to have baby mama – Taye Currency
Nigerian woman arrested in Hong Kong with cocaine
N2.1bn fraud: FIRS tightens internal control to stop diversion
Police go after Nigerians for kidnap of envoy in Ghana
Olubadan unveils new Iyalode as cultural week begin
Niniola taught me how to sing­ – Teni D’Entertainer
Money, not marriage on my mind – Ruby Gyang
Selling refineries will lead to unimaginable exploitation – Ajaero
Lack of supervision behind police extra-judicial killings –Tsav
Jigawa imam killed, robbed of N400,000
Four die in Ondo, Ogun road accidents
Army, MOSOP disagree over killing of Ogoni man
Police arrest ex-task force DG for defrauding jobseekers
Ex-Anambra lawmaker killed by cultists, say community leaders
Kenya’s ex-president Moi loses his firstborn
Buhari okays extension of Muhammad’s tenure as acting CJN
Addressing ethnic, religious divisions among Nigerians
All legal hindrances against anti-corruption war must be removed – Afenifere leader, Fasanmi
Dad was a successful writer but didn’t make money from it – Oladejo Okediji’s son
Privatising refineries will be beneficial to Nigeria – Oyebanji, MOMAN chair
Nature of priests’ job exposes them to attacks – Onaga, Catholic Bishop
Nigerian clubs are not developing young footballers — Adepoju
U-17 AFCON: Eaglets top group after Uganda stalemate
GOtv Boxing Night 18 holds in Ibadan
Baseball/softball: Nigeria inch closer to Olympics qualification
Spanish La Liga table
Money, not marriage on my mind – Ruby Gyang
I never called for an end to SARS – Yomi SARS
I get nervous as all eyes are usually on me in public – Patience Ozokwor
Gonorrhoea complications can lead to blindness in newborns –Expert
Editorial: North and Nigeria’s development
When Bill Gates calls
Legislating life and death
Today’s unimpressive mentors
Curtailing police incessant brutality
How to keep your beards free from germs

The Nation

Training workshop for African Jump Rope ends in Lagos
EFCC probes N8.7billion fraud in JAMB
Aisha Buhari plans university to be named after husband
Case for more inclusiveness for Nigerian women in governance
I have always defeated Atiku, Buhari tells tribunal
Gunmen kill female foreign tourist, three others in Kaduna
Atiku disarticulated
Moghalu’s frustrations
Zamfara Emirs make U-turn, apologise to NAF over killings allegations
Priest wants Christians in politics as Catholics mark Good Friday
Ibidapo, Mimiko in Olowo’s Palace, commiserate with Owo indigenes
Ogun Speaker charges Nigerians on peaceful coexistence
Exemplify selflessness, tolerance, Fayemi charges Nigerians
Sani sues for peaceful co-existence
Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll be ready in June – Amaechi
Police arrests four suspected armed robbery/ kidnap suspects in Edo
Show love, live in peace, says Oyetola
Let’s heal Nigeria, Umahi charges Christians
Ugwuanyi preaches peace, unity, progress
COREN gets new president
Ambode preaches sacrifice, tolerance
Case for more inclusiveness for Nigerian women in governance
Kogi guber: Bello faces tough battle
Rumbles in Imo, Ogun over out-going governor’s last-minute transactions
FG sues for peace ahead of clean-up in Ogoniland
Training workshop for African Jump Rope ends in Lagos
Inside story of Ghana’s boxing factory in Bukom
Nadal describes Monte Carlo thrashing as worst in 14 years
Iheanacho gets six minutes as Leicester hold West Ham to 2-2 draw
Eaglets play out 1-1 draw against Uganda, to face Guinea in semis
How secured is Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund?
Bolt to expand nationwide, receives over $175m funding
Consumers commend new Chivita Ice Tea pack
‘Opportunities exist for SMEs in renewable energy sector’
Oil theft cost Nigeria N995.2b annually
GEEP, TraderMoni earn global commendation
Coachella 2019: ARIANA GRANDE paid double Beyonce’s Fee
kenny blaq: My dream is to work with Tyler Perry
LILIAN ESORO finds love as a writer in new movie, ‘Alter Date’
ROZE for AY Live Show
GUCHI: Abuja showed me love but Lagos is better
Why celebs keep mute over masses’ issue –Omoni Oboli
Editorial: Fire at Notre Dame Cathedral
So, madness is good for you, eh?


Easter: Leaders Hope for a Better Future
Gunmen Kill 2, Abduct 3 in Kaduna
Arise Fashion Week Ends Sunday as Naomi Campbell, Oluchi Orlandi Excite on the Runway
Buhari Extends Tanko Muhammad’s Appointment as Acting CJN
Arise 2019 Fashion Week Fantastic, Says Otedola
OSASU IGBINEDION : How One Woman’s Voice Fills a Void in Nigeria’s Media Space
Royal Rumble: Who Will Settle Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and Oba Akinruntan’s Fight?
The Match-Maker: Ibidun Ighodalo Helping Young Ladies to Find Perfect Partners
Tiger Woods: The Fifth Swing that Defied the Odds
Seyi Makinde in Dilemma … As Elites Put Pressure on Him Over Appointments
End of an Era: Bisola Daisi (Nee Ajimobi) Prepares for Life After Government … Reduces Social Engagements
Party of the year: Hajia Bola Shagaya Plans Jaw-Dropping 60th Birthday
Arise Fashion Week Ends Sunday as Naomi Campbell, Oluchi Orlandi Excite on the Runway
Aisha Plans to Establish University Named After President Buhari
Goje Better than Lawan, Ndume, Says APC Scribe
SARS: Addressing the Bigger Challenge!
Falana’s Hypocritical Letter
Will the Roads Ever be Safe for Leah?
The Atiku Citizenship Debate
Onnoghen: Ignominious End to a Career
Kalu, Businessman and Politician, is 59
Obaseki: The Peoples’ Choice
Why Illegal Bunkering Thrives in the Niger Delta
Proposed Second Eurobond Will Help Spur Economic Growth
How Realistic is Proposed 2019 Budget?
Impact of CBN Intervention in Agriculture, Other Non-oil Sectors
Amidst Increasing Debts, States Hard-pressed for Alternative Revenues
Man United Seek Redemption at Everton
U17 AFCON: Eaglets Top Group after Draw with Uganda
Korean Centre Graduates 70 Kids in Taekwondo
GOtv Boxing Night 18 Holds Sunday

Daily Trust
Easter: Ekweremadu, APC, Lalong urge Nigerians to pray for peace
Automatic fire alarm causes panic at Abuja new terminal
Ogun residents disrupt railway project over deplorable road
Wamakko organises special prayers for late Shehu Shagari
2 nabbed in Kano over possession of cocaine
Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna residents cry out: Bandits, kidnappers keep attacking us
How illegal structures, bars aggravate open defecation in Plateau
ABU Teaching Hospital: Where patients contribute money to fix broken facilities
I come to photography with a painter’s eye – Swat Kasham
Expatriate killed, tourists from Lagos abducted in Kaduna — Police
Ogun residents disrupt railway project over deplorable road
How 32 defected Reps lost re-election bids
How Supreme Court settled Rivers governorship stalemate
JUST IN: Northern group kicks against APC decision on Gbajabiamila
Golden Eaglets finally through to FIFA U-17 World Cup
2019 Ibadan Polo Tournament review: Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt share top honours
Revenge for City as Foden sinks Spurs
No fire incident at Abuja airport – FAAN
‘How NRC plans to confront rising demand on Abuja-Kaduna train service’
Palm oil plantation: Dufil compensate 1,628 farmers in Edo
Bello calls for interfaith cooperation
My priority remains job creation, empowerment – Aduda
When Bill Gates calls
Can Nigeria end the politics of Godfatherism?
Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources
South Africa church collapse kills 13
Snakes force Liberian president out of office
Police smash child trafficking syndicate in Imo
Police arrest four armed robbery suspects in Kebbi
Editorial: FG, Come Clean on Fuel Subsidy
5 ways to spend Easter this weekend
Cheaper, safer processed fish underway
Palm Oil Plantation: Dufil compensate 1,628 farmers in Edo
Yobe agro-allied company devices onion preservation technique
Aisha to establish Muhammadu Buhari University

The Sun

Raped and murdered: 20-year-old girl who returned home to write JAMB killed in Enugu
Widow hacked to death at her farm in Imo
N24.4 Trillion debt: Nigeria mortgaging its future – Olu Falae
Tanko, acting CJN, gets 3 months tenure extension
President’s close associate, captain Din, opens up: Elite fighting Buhari to escape justice on looted funds
Why I sometimes flaunt my butt and boobs –Luchy Donalds, actress
Fear, anxiety as 2 Ebonyi communities engage in communal war
Nwodo advocates women inclusiveness in governance
Insecurity: Groups make case for Al-Mustapha’s inclusion in PMB’s cabinet
CPC, Nigerchin wage war against fake cable products
Vetoed bills: Buhari, senate return to trenches
Atiku Abubakar: Bearing the burden of a dogged fighter
Issue Certificate of Return to Okorocha – MPO
Speakership: Northern group kicks as APC adopts Gbajabiamila
Dearth of skilled manpower bane of SME growth, says IMIME President
AfDB approves Central Africa’s plan
Ecobank raises $450m from Eurobond
Over dependence on oil may kill Nigerian economy – NGO
Ghana solicits ECOWAS support to host AfCTA secretariat
Monte Carlo Masters: Fognini stuns Nadal
Aluko scores as Juve retains Women’s League title
2019 FIBA World Cup: D’ Tigers test might against Canada
GOtv Boxing Night 18 holds today
Ofoegbu wins FHA annual championship
FIBA Africa Basketball League 2019: Luanda named host of Final Four
All you need to know about 2019 NBA free agency
Competition formats confirmed for Tokyo 2020 basketball, 3×3 tournaments
CAF U-17 Nations Cup: Eaglets land in Brazil
••• Jabaar wins third man-of-the-match award
AFCON 2019: Rohr warns: Eagles can’t afford to write off Burundi, Madagascar
Leicester coach, Rodgers, hails Ndidi
FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler, dazzles daughter with another epic wedding
Will Timi Alaibe get the baton now?
Hajia Subuola Lawal excites guests, with Ovonramwen Nogbaisi musical
Oba Michael Ajayi to celebrate 5th coronation in style
Spouses, live in the spirit of the SEASON
Rev. S. T. Ola Akande and the legacy of spirituality and ecumenism
Audu Ogbeh: Wonders of a wanderer
Stress management
Disaster management
Ojo, Akin-John, Oyediji, task Christians to rediscover true meaning of Easter
Maurice Iwu: Celebrating a worthy trailblazer @ 69
The iroko and his majestic dance with fate
The Iroko @ 59
I am in love with Gote, a Northern dish – Gloria Oduifa, Miss Nollywood Culture
Archbishop ojo @ 70: It saddens me that Nigeria of my youth better than now
Day cultists clashed in lagos 21st April 2019


NASS leadership: Fresh crisis hits APC
I have plan to establish Muhammadu Buhari University ― Aisha
NJC approves Buhari’s request to appoint Tanko as Acting CJN for 3…
Olubadan unveils new Iyalode as Ibadan cultural week begins
Latest Junkun/Tiv, Fulani/Genjon violence worries Buhari
Easter: Practise lessons of lent, Famurewa urges Nigerians
Aisha Buhari decries low school enrolment in Adamawa
Sokoto govt donates 4700 bags of rice, N4.7m to needy
Illegal mining: IYC, PDP chieftain call for resource control
FAAN confirms fire outbreak at Abuja airport
Benue varsity to investigate death of 2 students in River Benue
Better days ahead for Virgin Atlantic passengers
NAWORG tutors business women on accessing bank loans
The kidnap of Nigeria
US supports tech-driven solutions to disability issues
Rather than ethnic Presidency, Nigerians should insist on restructuring
Ninth Assembly speakership: Gbajabiamila acceptable to APC, opposition…
Religious leaders, as watchdogs, should speak truth to power…
Governor Oyetola must handle this
What God revealed to me about Nigeria —Psalm Ebube
Kizz Daniel, Chidinma debut in new film as producer hires Hollywood…
Walking through the shadow of death
Hausa gold miners in Osun State open up: We collect N10,000 per gram,…
Parents speak of mystery of identical girls reunited 19 years later
Health centre in the gutters •‘Mothers like this place although it is…
We will continue to reward academic excellence ― Elizade VC
Nigeria needs functional education for peaceful coexistence —Scholars


APC, PDP Preach Love, Tolerance At Easter
PMB Extends Justice Muhammad‘s Tenure As Acting CJN
As APC Begins Quest To Upstage PDP In Bayelsa
Disquiet In Edo Over Obaseki’s Endorsements
My Concern With 2019 Polls – Nwosu
NASS Leadership: Uneasy Times For APC
DSS Denies Arresting INEC Staff Over Server Leakage
Nigeria Experiencing China’s Belt & Road Initiative Through Rail Lines
Fagbami’s Role In Accelerating Access To Sustainable Energy In Nigeria
Our Entrepreneurship Studies Prepare Students For Tomorrow’s Jobs – Ogunwole
NNPC Wins Best Participating Firm At Enugu Trade Fair
PTAD Clears 33% Pension Increment Arrears Of NRC Pensioners
Giannis Antetokounmpo: Greek-Based Nigerian NBA Player
Marriage To Adekunle Gold Is Not For Sorry – Simi
Falz Tops Highest Grossing Nollywood Actor Of 2018
7 Ways To Take Care Of Your Skin Without Spending A Dime
Wizkid Set To Appear On Beyonce’s New Album
ARISE Fashion Week To Hold This April
How Prepared Are Nigerians For The Rainy Season?
Lagos Primary School Turns Haven For Miscreants
EDITORIAL: Deregister Sleeping Political Parties
Africa And The Opportunities Of The Belt And Road Initiative
Lawan And The Senate Presidency
Need For A New National Security Architecture
Kadaria, Zamfara And PMB
Think About It
Tivs Call For Deployment Of Security To Halt Killings
Mercy George Bags Honorary Doctorate Causa

The Guardian

Clerics, leaders preach love, peaceful co-existence
Lawyers want CCT set free from Presidency’s grip
Inconvenience! as Airtel compels subscribers to re-register SIMs
Arewa Youths oppose plans to Impose Gbajabiamila as Speaker
Akeredolu denies suspension by APC
Bandits kill 11in Benue, rustle 28 cows
Buhari worried over clashes
NAFDAC raises alarm over prevalence of drug addicts
MOSOP denounces killing of Ogoni man by Army
Kante warns Chelsea to curb their second half slumps
Fognini, Lajovic for finals of Monte Carlo
Eaglets top group A as Nigeria draws 1-1 with Uganda
We can shock Rangers in Enugu, says MFM’s Emiloju
GOtv Boxing Night holds today
Foden fires Man City back top, Brighton boost survival bid
Oni vs Fayemi: Ekiti politics of survival, grudge
Ayogu Eze and quest to reach amity in Enugu State
Adebanjo: A government that cannot provide security has no right to exist
ACF’s casual outing amid insecurity in the North
Eggcellent for Easter
Editorial: Significant lessons of Easter
Leadership and management lessons from Jesus
Between ACU Vice Chancellor and agitating parents
What happens when water has too many friends
Tiv/Jukun Crisis: Needless bloodbath induced by age-long suspicion, rivalry
Dahida: Politicians taking advantage of tribal differences to cause mayhem
Agbu: Politics, greed, lies fuelling Tiv/Jukun bloodbath
On World Art Day, appreciation, ‘right value’ in focus
After seminal anthology, Busby celebrates New Daughters of Africa
Femi Kuti, DJ Neptune to headline boat club Copacabana2
Group seeks papers, panel proposals on Soyinka, Fágúnwa and the Yoruba Artistic Heritage
What to know about Pityriasis Versicolor (skin infection)
Prevent malaria with insecticide treated mosquito nets, basic hygiene – Experts


2019 Polls: How Buhari Rescued APC From Total Defeat — Ex-Gov. Bafarawa
N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour Sets Deadline For The Release Of Implementation Table
How Top JAMB Officials Stole Billions And Blamed Snakes, Fire
Sale Of 9mobile: We Urge Stakeholders To Remain Calm
Re: The Legend Of Buratai: Why History Can Never Be Wrong
Spain’s World Cup Victory In 2010 Remains My Fondest Memory Of Africa – Puyol
An Easter Musing
9th NASS Leadership: Why Zone To An Individual?
I Built A Multi-Million Dollar Firm Because i Learned A Lot From My Mistakes — Dickson, Entrepreneur
A Monarch’s Lamentation: I Have Been Suspended For No Just Cause
Coming Face-To-Face With Your Ex After The Breakup!
The Development Of Niger Delta Needs Political Will To Succeed — Dennis Otuaro
The Husband Who Left His Young Marriage For An Older Woman!
OPINION: Amaju Pinnick’s Many Successes
How We Generated Electricity From Waste — Ozumba, UNN VC
Bloody Easter As Gunmen Kill 11 Worshippers In Benue
‘We Are The First In Ikaleland’ – Adesayo, Ondo Monarch
11 killed after Good Friday Church service, many missing in Benue community
I have plan to establish varsity that would bear my husbands name- Aisha Buhari
Boko Haram survivors in IDP camp: We are hooked on Tramadol
Inmate gives birth to twins in Calabar Prison
Buhari sad over clashes in Taraba, Adamawa
Anthony Joshua: I turned down £50,000 offer because I didn’t take up boxing for money but to win medals
Another feather to Akpabio’s cap
Easter: Pray for national rebirth, PDP urges Nigerians
NAFDAC raises alarm over prevalence of drug addicts
Easter : PDP urges prayers for national rebirth
INEC will make Guinness book of records for organising worst election in history – Galadima
I challenge Buhari to swear with Quran, Bible that he did not rig the election – Buba Galadima
PDP accuses APC of fresh plots to smear Adeleke
Chukwuma: 3 days of travel stressful for athletes
U-17 Afcon: Golden Eaglets scrape through to semi-final
Trials for the 30th FISU Games begin
The husband who left his young marriage for an older woman!
Searching for Love?
Young people need help
Gospel musician, Adenuga Oluwakemi to celebrate Easter with worship concert, ‘Kara Africa’
Many Nigerian pop stars are yet to find their sounds — Guchi
Being body positivity advocate, lands Monalisa Stephen endorsement deal
Woli Arole becomes new face of Ping Express
Edo Govt plans database for miners
Warri women write Buhari, Osinbajo over $6m, N1b Ugborodo fund
NO DRUGS! New branch of medicine uses patients’ own blood, stem cells to treat ailments — Ikudayisi

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