News Headlines Apr 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Health sector crisis: Patients sleep on bare floors, battle mosquitoes in teaching hospitals
My generation has failed Nigerians, says Soyinka
We expect every state to pay minimum wage – Presidency
Jilted lover sets girlfriend’s family members ablaze, kills five
Nigeria needs struggle, not restructuring – Osoba
Nigeria’s N24tn debt still sustainable, FG insists
Lagos policemen lament non-payment of election duty allowances
10 bandits killed while shooting at NAF fighter jets
Six feared killed in Ogun cult clash
Iniesta named captain at Vissel Kobe
Driving without shoes has health hazards
Addide manager forges NYSC certificate, defrauds supermarket of N7m
We expect every state to pay minimum wage – Presidency
IG orders arrest of hoodlums for beating up policemen
Bini people are strangers in Lagos, says Awori group
If the north holds on to power
Divorcee alleges sexual harassment, assault by IG’s squad
Buhari expresses sadness over Gombe deaths
Alcohol shops reopen in Mosul two years after its recapture from IS
Baba Suwe not dead, says Latin
Dogara hits back at Tinubu over budget padding comment
Election petitions hit 766 as 77 panels get set for hearings
Oyetola v Adeleke: PDP rejects appeal tribunal member
Sanwo-Olu expresses confidence in election tribunal
PDP rejects supplementary polls in Ajeromi/Ifelodun constituency
Nigeria’s N24tn debt still sustainable, FG insists
NCC declares 95.7 million subscribers’ SIM registration invalid
Olam offers to buy Dangote Flour for N130bn
NERC issues permits to meter providers of four Discos
Firm sues NCDMB, ExxonMobil for local content laws violation
500 security operatives graduate from Academy Halogen
Iniesta named captain at Vissel Kobe
Milner backs Man Utd to beat City
City trip to United not scary – Guardiola
U-17 AFCON: Eaglets battle Guinea for final ticket
Gladiators camp moves to Abuja
New media officers for national teams
BBNaija’s BamBam celebrates 30 yrs; gets car gift from fans
Hollywood celebrates the finale of ‘Avengers’ movies
Editorial: Zamfara, go for gold
In defence of Wale Babalakin
N30,000 new minimum wage: Matters arising
The malaria scourge

The Nation

Six feared killed in cult clash in Ogun
A Black Market For Pollution
Buhari to Goje, Ndume: Lawan is APC’s candidate
Anti-graft battle: It’s no longer business as usual, says Soyinka
Weak revenue profile ‘hindering budget operation’
766 petitions filed at 77 election tribunals
EFCC holds Jonathan’s associate King Turner
Buhari to inaugurate 820 buses, MMIA Road, Oshodi interchange, others today
Path to a people’s constitution
Elite scum and other abstraction
Establishing new varsity in Buhari’s name a disaster – ASUU
Buhari woos Qatar on investments, recharge of Lake Chad
Fayemi inaugurates first Hike Ekiti Mountains
Retirees to Ambode: pay our terminal benefits
Terrorism war is complex, says Buratai
Dogara challenges Tinubu to provide facts on padded budget
Rivers lawmakers ratify suspension of 12 council chairmen
Nigerian leaders urged on developmental legacy
Niger APC, leaders ditch Bago for Gbajabiamila, Lawan
How IRT operatives were attacked in Ogoja
2,000 benefits from Easter outreach
Police warn officers against misuse of weapons in Oyo
Woman wakes up from 27-year coma
Sanwo-Olu files defence at Election Petitions Tribunal
I won’t be a benchwarmer in the Senate, says Senator-elect
Kano: Ganduje and challenges of second term
Adeleke: Two years after
Akpabio’s legal team finally inspects election materials
Kwara Assembly stops new govt. from dissolving LG councils
I want to enjoy myself against Fan Zhendong, says Aruna Quadri
Eagles, Falconets, others get media officers
U17 Nations cup semis: forget about past victories Manu warns Eaglets
Africa still has chance to bid for World Championships, says ITTF
Abuja bubbles for FCV Gladiators Football Camp
Sterling wants harsher punishment to tackle racism
Business
EFInA, British High Commission give $2m to FinTech winners
NCC: pre-register SIM card, bag 25-year jail
Emerging outlook of banking sector
SEC, Pencom collaborate on financial literacy
Lloyds chief gives up final salary pension perk
Glo attracts over 400,000 new users
Six feared killed in cult clash in Ogun
25-year-old accused of stealing
Over 50, 0000 tricycle operators join NURTW
Man charged with beating up policeman
Suspected shoplifter faces theft charge
Pastor arraigned for ‘defrauding’ woman
Fire destroys goods on Easter Sunday
Man ‘kills, dries’ bodies with chemicals
I’m timeless, says Omoni Oboli
Maltina thrill fans with AY Live and Laff Mattaz
Mo Abudu encourages women to have CoolSculpting
Teddy A: Bambam and I have been through a lot together
Silver Fox unveils N2b entertainment spot
Glo makes Easter memorable at Warri with Bovi Man on Fire
Elite scum and other abstraction
Editorial: Standardise, don’t mushroom

ThisDay
S’Court Backs BI-Courtney, AMCON to Pay N132bn
APC Governors Rally Support for Lawan, Meet Senators-elect
High Demand Triggers Increase in Air Fares
Golden Eaglets Tackle Guinea in Fierce S’final Duel
Expert Seeks Increased Awareness on Multi-fund Investment Structure
UBA Shareholders Approve N29bn Dividend, Applaud Performance
Experts Promote Digital Financial Services
Changing NAF’s Capacity, Service Delivery Narrative
PDP Rejects Oyewole’s Gov Election Appeal Panel Membership
• It’s not true, says Appeal Court
Dogara Fires Back, Says Tinubu is Ignorant
Rubber Farmers Lament Exclusion from FG’s Loans
High Demand Triggers Increase in Air Fares
At 19%, Nigeria’s Borrowing-to-GDP Still Low, FG Insists
• Says no plan to remove fuel subsidy
Nigeria’s Unending Fuel Subsidy Debate
Williams: Chams’ Restructuring Exercise Has Paid Off
Dow Separates from DowDuPont
INDIA’S HUGE GENERAL ELECTION
Walking a Tightrope in Nasarawa
Black Day for Head of Nigeria’s Judiciary
Expert Seeks Increased Awareness on Multi-fund Investment Structure
UBA Shareholders Approve N29bn Dividend, Applaud Performance
Experts Promote Digital Financial Services
Golden Eaglets Tackle Guinea in Fierce S’final Duel
MOC for 20th National Sports Festival Inaugurated
Suleiman Scoops IBB Captain’s Cup Gross Prize
Nigeria Berths Q’finals at All Africa Badminton Championships
Old Trafford Holds no Fears for Guardiola
Tiger’s Challenge to End Early for Presidents Cup Travel
More Plaudits for Oduduru over National 200m Record
Ayinor, Randa, Omorogbe, Others Appointed Media Officers

Daily Trust

Buhari rallies Qatar on refineries, Lake Chad, others
FG launches eleven policies on reproductive health, others
Kajuru attack: FG assures of adequate security nationwide
Zamfara: Air Force kills bandits at Sububu forest
IGP orders manhunt of suspects over attack on policemen
Lake Chad: Buhari, UN Sec-Gen to co-chair special session to raise $50bn
Life Xtra Live TV: Should a woman ask a man to date or marry her?
Declare our candidate winner of Lagos constituency poll now, PDP tells INEC
Emir of Qatar departs Villa
President Buhari to unveil new aircraft during Air Force 55th anniversary
FG launches eleven policies on reproductive health, others
Kajuru attack: FG assures of adequate security nationwide
PoliticsSee More
Speakership: Dogara, loyalists in fix over Gbajabiamila
Plateau NASS members reject Maje, endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila
…Bago loses home support as Niger APC, others back Gbajabiamila, Lawan
Team Nigeria in bright start at Nations Beach Volleyball Championships
Sylvester, Imeh chase better outing at GSL Open
Nigeria, Guinea tango for U-17 AFCON final slot
95m subscribers have invalid SIM data – NCC
Our borrowing still at 19% to GDP – Finance minister
Singapore’s Olam to buy Dangote Flour Mills
Church offers free medical outreach to Abuja residents
Easter: FCT residents hang out with family members, friends
Hunger forced me into snatching motorcycle – Suspect
The Taiwan formula
The return of Tiger Woods
No lessons from Mali
Buhari’s final impression cabinet
The two-hour escape
SOUTH AFRICA: Mudslides, flooding kill 32 in Durban
UNITED STATES: Border militia training to assassinate Obama – FBI
United Arab Emirates: Woman wakes up after 27 years in a coma
Navy arrests 7 suspects, seizes 470 bags of contraband rice
Man, 55, remanded over rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter
Mob kills suspected kidnapper in Katsina
Heatwave hits Borno, Kano, Adamawa, Katsina, others
Editorial: Justice Mamman Nasir [1929-2019]
See courses, categories eligible for customs recruitment
NNN pensioners decry alleged refusal of PTAD to pay backlog of arrears
ASUU blasts FG, First Lady over proposed Muhammadu Buhari University
Plateau tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike
2019 UTME: JAMB records 390 blind candidates, arrest 100 exam cheats nationwide
Yemi Alade, Rick Ross collaborate on ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix
Nigeria has uphill task in pollution control — Nnimmo Bassey
Eko Hotels drives eco-friendly campaign with tree planting
Justice ministry, CSOs strengthen monitoring of recovered loot

The Sun
9th Senate: Crack in APC widens
Dogara to Tinubu: You are wrong on NASS
It’s insult to sideline South East in leadership of ninth National Assembly – Igbo youths
Malawi, 1st nation to use malaria vaccine to immunise kids, says UN
Buhari visits Lagos, commissions Ambode’s projects today
Police brutality, extortion worse in South East –NHRC
Boko Haram, herdsmen: Buhari has failed on security –Soyinka
Man, wife, son set ablaze in Anambra
Court orders Navy to produce detained hotelier
Badeh: Why we’re still detaining security details, others -DHQ
IGP orders arrest, prosecution of attackers of police officers in Cross River
Enugu CP nabs 4 cops over extortion
Politics
Osun guber: PDP rejects inclusion of Oyewole in appeal panel
Osun guber: Battle rages as court hears Oyetola’s appeal today
New minimum wage law and NASS’ intervention
Buhari’s cabinet: Plateau north jostles for ministerial slot
Rights group tasks INEC on access to election materials
Buhari, Emir of Qatar discuss investment opportunities in power, transport, oil
FAAN to shut 9 airports over debts
UBA shareholders approve 65 kobo final dividend
NSE ASI up 0.01%
Olam International to buy Dangote Flour Mills for N130bn
U-17 AFCON: Nigeria, Guinea tango in semifinal
IOC condemns “heinous and cowardly” bombings in Sri Lanka
Ex sports minister, Abdulahi commends Oduduru, Ogba
NOC concludes sports management course
Finidi insists Eagles can win 2019 AFCON
Nwakaeme named player of the week in Turkey
Iwobi in trouble as Emery plans sale of 7 stars
GOtv Boxing Night 18: Adeyemi wins N1m Best Boxer prize
Semifinalists emerge in Neros/Anambra FA Cup
Onazi backs Trabzonspor for Europa League spot
Solskjaer: My players have Man United DNA
NNPC/Shell mini basketball fiesta hots up in Lagos
Yemi Alade, Rick Ross collaborate on ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix
The needless tussle over Project MINE
Your health is in your hands: Dettol’s Clean Naija mantra
Profile of Washington’s attitude to cyber security
The judicial lynching of Justice Onnoghen
Thompson Usiyan and the return of Asabatex fc
GSM: You take, not pick, calls
Ex sports minister, Abdulahi commends Oduduru, Ogba
NOC concludes sports management course
Nwakaeme named player of the week in Turkey
GOtv Boxing Night 18: Adeyemi wins N1m Best Boxer prize
Unemployment: Nigerian youths take over betting
Fake operators turn orphanage to cash cow
Evil storm kills 3, destroys property as residents lament
Day Abuja made case for limbless children

Tribune

UN Secretary-General to co-chair fundraising session for Lake Chad
Adesina meets Buhari, says AfDB invests $4.5b in Nigeria
640 new words, meanings add to Merriam-Webster English dictionary
Atiku’s citizenship: APC not sincere about claim ― Falana
NAFDAC raises alert over falsified anti-hypertension drug
Reps okay Bill to name Federal University Oye-Ekiti after late Gen. Adebayo to second reading
Foreign Ministry condemns killing of British aid worker in Kaduna
Speakership: I am qualified, competent to lead House of Reps ― Onyejeocha
Bisi Fayemi admonishes youths on good reading culture
Abiola Makinde, Rhoda Makinde, others Bag Doctorate Degrees
Police officer, 40 others arrested for dumping refuse on Osun roads
Four policemen arrested over alleged extortion in Enugu
Man in court for allegedly beating up policeman
Businessman ordered to cut grass for 7 days for disrespecting court
Fraudulent SIM registration operators to get 25-year jail term ― NCC
UBA Plc shareholders approve, commend subsidiary performance
SEC partners PenCom to boost financial literacy
FMBN increases disbursements by N52bn in two years
Will Ndume, loyalists draw Buhari out for ninth Senate?
Scrambling for ministerial positions in Kwara
Religious leaders, as watchdogs, should speak truth to power…
Yemi Alade, Rick Ross collaborate on ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix
Hollywood celebrates finale of ‘Avengers’ movies
Teddy A writes emotional message for Bambam at 30
How to be the cynosure of all eyes
Without acting or make-up, the world would be boring
Rock monochrome with bold ankara patterns this Easter
How to keep love aglow in marriage (I
UBA Plc shareholders approve, commend subsidiary performance
SEC partners PenCom to boost financial literacy
IS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

Leadership

NAF To Acquire 18 Fighter Jets
Hope Rises As UN Offers To Raise $50bn For Lake Chad
BudgIT Knocks Cross River Over 180-year Railway Debt
19 Die In Jigawa Auto Crash
Sanwo-Olu Files Defence Against Election Petition
Election Petition Cases Rise To 776
Revisiting Issues In Rivers Gov’ship Poll
Banditry, Politics And Changing Narratives In Zamfara
Polls: PDP Rejects Justice Oyewole’s Inclusion In Osun Appeal Panel
NIBSS Recorded 28.2m Transactions On PoS In March
Bitcoin Aims For $6,000 As Volume Of Trade In Nigeria Dips
NCAA Threatens To Pull Down Over 7,000 Telcos Masts
Our Borrowing Still At 19% To GDP, Low Compared To Ghana, Brazil, Others – Finance Minister
U-17 AFCON: Nigeria, Guinea Tango In Fierce Semifinal Class
Man City’s Sterling Wants Harsher Punishment To Tackle Racism
I’m Still Alive, Baba Suwe Dispels Death Rumours

The Guardian

Fresh outrage over Tinubu’s comments on National Assembly
Anxiety as Lagos shuts down for Buhari’s visit
NCC declares 63.2 per cent SIM registrations invalid
Uncompleted projects slated for commissioning during Buhari’s Lagos visit
FG vows to prosecute perpetrators of Kajuru attacks
Nigeria, Saudi Arabia meet to boost refineries, pipelines, others
‘Nigeria needs cost effective tariff for steady power supply’
Man confesses to killing seven persons, drying victims with chemicals in Ibadan
Buratai talks tough on terrorism, banditry
Messi rested as win over Alaves edges Barca closer to the title
Solskjaer warns United will have to wait for next Premier League title
From the land of warriors, Joshua, Adesanya rule boxing world
Guardiola hits backs at Solskjaer’s ‘tactical’ fouling jibe
Anthony Joshua’s new opponent to emerge this week
Nigeria battles Guinea for African U-17 Nations Cup final ticket today
Much ado about Tinubu and 2023 political orchestra
Politics of Lagos projects’ commissioning by Buhari
Game Of Thrones “Power Is Power” Video BTS Is Here
WhatsApp New Feature Prevents Taking Screenshots Of Private Chat

Reopening the unfortunate case of the Nigerian Police
Editorial: University teachers and 2019 elections
Atiku Abubakar: A Nigerian by referendum?
Golden opportunity for a growing continent
At last the ‘oracles’ broke overdue silence
Labourers of tomorrow
NCAA issues ultimatum, marks over 7000 masts for demolition
MAN seeks removal of barriers to industrialisation
Lagos alone contributed 70% of Nigeria’s N5.2tr tax revenue
All concessioned terminals are ISPS Code compliant, says STOAN
Nigeria to add 32m new subscribers by 2025
Facebook tasks regulators, governments on stronger privacy, data rules
DELL EMC hinges business efficiency on technology
ARM offers DAAYTA winner N12m seed funding, others

Vanguard

Atanda-Owo: How My First Million Changed My Orientation
El-Zakzaky: We’re Not At Odds With Buhari Govt – Shi’ites
AfDB Invests $258m On Rehabilitation Of Damaged Infrastructural Facilities In N/East – Adesina
NaijaSecCon Cybersecurity Conference Returns To Nigeria
How To End Militarisation Of Elections (2)
UNIBEN Students Protest Lecturers’ Strike Over Non Payment Of Allowances
Buhari And The Conundrum Of Our Security Challenge
APC Suspension: Akeredolu Dashes To Lagos To Make Peace With Tinubu
Electricity: Nigeria Needs Cost Effective Tariff – AfDB
Premiership: Evangelist Foresees Liverpool Winning The Premier League
Dogara Intervenes As Abia Rep, Abonta Opposes Bill To Establish Federal Polytechnic In Aba
Democracy Won’t Solve All Our Problems Without Socio-Economic Restructuring
Alleged Budget Padding: Dogara Slams Tinubu
Kidnapping: Katsina Resident Foil Attack, Kill Gang Member
Akpabio’s Legal Team Resumes Inspection Of Election Materials
New Cabinet: Buhari In Dilemma Over Akwa Ibom’s Slot
Heavy Storm Kills 21 In South Africa
How to end militarisation of elections (2)
Buhari and the conundrum of our security challenge
Democracy won’t solve all our problems without socio-economic restructuring
My next administration will pay more attention to health, education- Buhari
Dealing decisively with hate speech culprits
Olam International offers N130bn for Dangote Flour Mill
Akeredolu’s Suspension: Tinubu, Gov’s aides trade brickbats
A-Court replies PDP, says Justice Oyewole not on Osun Gov Appeal Panel
Premiership: Evangelist foresees Liverpool winning the Premier league
German Cup: Forsberg, Poulsen fire Leipzig to first final
Southampton’s Shane Long scores fastest goal in Premier League history
NFF appoints media officers for National Teams
Manchester Derby: Old Trafford holds no fears for Guardiola
Coming face-to-face with your ex after the breakup!
The husband who left his young marriage for an older woman!
BBNaija’s BamBam celebrates 30 yrs; gets car gift from fans
Comedian warns celebrities to desist from fake lifestyles
Teddy A goes emotional for Bambam at 30
Awon Boyz: Tolu Itegboje sheds light on life of Area Boys in Nigeria
GidiFest 2019: Shina Peters, Patoranking, others shut down 6th edition of Gidifest,Nigeria’s biggest music festival
Bitumen leads import chart
Kidnapping: Katsina resident foil attack, kill gang member
UNIBEN students protest lecturers’ strike over non payment of allowances
NaijaSecCon cybersecurity conference returns to Nigeria
War against pneumonia: Protect your children during rainy season, Expert tells parents

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