News Headlines Apr 26, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 26, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Knocks as Buhari begins 10-day ‘private visit’ to UK
Five ex-ministers still cabinet members on FG’s N64m website
EFCC arrests 32 suspected Yahoo Boys in Ogun
Gbajabiamila, 50 Reps-elect take campaign to Saudi Arabia
Falana laments Buhari’s disobedience to court orders
Middle-aged man sets self ablaze in Rivers
EPL has two-trophy plan for final day
NNPC shifts 40 billion oil reserves target to 2025
Why doctors are leaving Nigeria
Appeal Court reverses conviction of Maj.-General, orders retrial
Bricklayer sells six-week-old twins for N500,000
Gunmen kill three policemen, community chief in Rivers
Police arrest two suspects over FUTO student’s murder
Police rescue suspected car thief from mob
PDP faults reaction of Buhari’s team to Igini’s interview
I participated in robbery, not kidnapping – Undergraduate
Aisha deserves praise for Buhari varsity idea, says BMO
Bricklayer sells six-week-old twins for N500,000
Gunmen kill three policemen, community chief in Rivers
Police arrest two suspects over FUTO student’s murder
Police rescue suspected car thief from mob
My stepmother is behind my stealing habit, says accused
EFCC arrests 32 suspected Yahoo Boys in Ogun
Bureau de change operator defrauds man of $15,500
National Assembly: 2019 budget delaying Goje’s declaration of interest, says associate
PDP raises the alarm over Adeleke’s safety
Buhari won’t interfere in NASS leadership tussle, says Ndume’s associate
Ebonyi Senator appeals judgment declaring seat vacant
Ajimobi inaugurates transition committee, preaches politics without bitterness
NNPC shifts 40 billion oil reserves target to 2025
Late Suntai pilot not competent to fly aircraft – AIB report
N30,000: Forget increased allocation without constitutional amendment, RMAFC tells states
Chevron’s oil wells catch fire in Ondo
Ways to teach kids about money
Flour Mills wants policies favourable to local firms
EPL has two-trophy plan for final day
Arsenal can secure top-four spot – Emery
‘Salah deserves spot in PFA Team of the Year’
Bundesliga made me – Okocha
Pogba odd man out in PFA Team of the Year
Osaka reaches quarter-final in Stuttgart
‘Public schools need holistic intervention’
Academics, sport unveil hidden talents – Educationist
Alumni renovate, stock school library
NLA insists on reading, plastic waste management for pupils
Culture critical to shaping pupils’ identities, says proprietress
‘Vocational, entrepreneurial education integral to 6-3-3-4 framework’
From Ambode, a parting gift to Lagos arts community
I’m glad I married a fellow artist – Kehinde Fasuyi
More than an account of stewardship
‘Avengers: Endgame’ smashes records in global launch
Daniel Craig makes his final outing as James Bond
Handwashing habit can save Nigeria from 150,000 annual deaths – Epidemiologist
Ekiti NMA urges FG on emergency ambulance service, others
Awareness vital in combating malaria – Omotosho
‘Exercise can reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cancer’
False diagnosis of typhoid must stop in Nigeria
AFL workers donate blood to Lagos State blood bank
Getting that smart home of your choice
Intellectual property assets: Catalyst for merger and acquisition in telecom sector
Harmonise spectrum for mobile money services, GSMA tells govt
Editorial: Buhari, sign Electoral Amendment Bill now
Why doctors are leaving Nigeria
Unmasking Ngige’s fatal statement
Those soldiers in Zamfara, AIT’s unending brushes
Political scientists and the debate on political restructuring

The Nation

Inside LASUTH’s psychiatric ward
Africa Beach V’ball Cup: Nigeria female team secures World Cup ticket
Jay Jay Okocha, Bundesliga partner Lagos SWAN
President Cup: Weir names Azeez, 29 others for Ghana clash
AASBC: Nigeria wins Mixed Team diadem
3,000 in kidnappers’ den as Senate, Labour seek action
NLC to Buhari: overhaul security architecture
APC tackles PDP over claim on INEC server
Shell: Nigeria requires $200b to bridge energy gap
Ekiti, Ondo, Kwara, Benue ready for N30,000 Minimum wage
President off to UK on 10-day private visit
Govt okays N52b for e-monitoring of borders
Video of INEC official on server vindicates us, says PDP
May 29: Emmanuel to inaugurate roads
Police to migrate from use of lethal weapons
Militants, smugglers won’t be tolerated, Navy warns
Buhari never disobeyed court orders as military ruler, says Falana
Five robbery suspects arrested in Jigawa
Jaiz empowers 79 persons with N3.5m
‘I was given pistol to protect ballot box’
NDDC director becomes ICAD fellow
Community head complains about seizure of salaries
Deputy governor-elect pledges commitment to less privileged
APC kicks against life pension for Bayelsa lawmakers
EFCC nabs 32 suspected fraudsters
Fayemi, Oni: What next after Supreme Court verdict?
Ajimobi inaugurates 26-member transition committee
‘How Lawan can become Senate President’
‘APC should produce next Senate President, Reps Speaker’
Africa Beach V’ball Cup: Nigeria female team secures World Cup ticket
Jay Jay Okocha, Bundesliga partner Lagos SWAN
President Cup: Weir names Azeez, 29 others for Ghana clash
AASBC: Nigeria wins Mixed Team diadem
No regrets if Liverpool lose out on league title-Klopp
Nadal defeats Ferrer to reach Barcelona Open quarter-final
Agri tech firms eye N6b from livestock sector
Minimum wage ‘ll give workers sense of belonging, says TUC
NUBIFIE urges N/Assemby to curb anti-labour practices in banks
Producers lament illegal palm oil import
Access Bank reassures investors, pays N14.5b dividend
Guinness posts N4.25b third quarter profit
Station Officer, others decorated with new ranks
NURTW, RTEAN hail Ambode for new buses, road expansion
Council chief educates constituents on re-introduction of PSP
Man remanded for allegedly defiling girl
Dad sued over marriage
LASEPA vows to fight noise pollution
Bureau de change operator charged
IE takes kick malaria campaign to Ojota
NBA bars members from kidnap cases in Edo
Oyo Assembly passes Family Planning Bill
Reps honour late Olowo
Police trace Otedola Bridge fire ‘suspect’ to Kano
Non-inclusion of medical test in health insurance hinders UHC
Evans Therapeutics engages Lagos communities to eliminate malaria
Sophie’s Choice
Editorial: Hell on earth
Hunger camps
Bitumen as elixir to Niger Delta infrastructural development


CBN Decries Low Deposit Mobilisation among MFBs
NNPC Plans 215,000 bpd Extra Refining Capacity for Refineries
Clever Clogs Books Set to Host Inaugural Akada Children’s Book Festival
Buhari: Sharibu, Other Abducted Chibok Girls Still on My Mind
Leaves for London on private visit
Yakubu Toying with Imprisonment, Atiku Warns
Threatens INEC chairman with contempt charge
Senate Summons IG over Worsening Insecurity
NNPC Plans 215,000 bpd Extra Refining Capacity for Refineries
Minimum Wage: We Won’t Accept Anything Below N30,000, Labour Tells Governors
Ecobank Promises to Sustain Impressive Performance
N’Assembly to Debate 2018 Senate Invasion Report Next Week
Gunmen Abduct Two Chinese Expatriates in Ebonyi
Valedictory Session, Cabinet Dissolution Not Same Day, Says Mohammed
FG Bans Foreigners from Designing Security Projects
PDP Raises the Alarm over Adeleke’s Safety
Shareholders Restate Support for Sterling Bank Directors
FEC Approves N52bn for Installation of e-border Technology
Sango’s Suspension as Plateau PDP Chairman Ridiculous, Says Useni
In Ekiti, It’s End of the Road for Segun Oni
The 1979 Constitution and its Legacy of Catastrophic Success of Governments
RMB Nigeria Launches Online Transactional Banking Platform
Maritime Stakeholders Urge FG to Implement Zero Tax for Ship Acquisition
Air Passenger Traffic Rises as Economy Recovers
Group Reiterates Commitment to Competitive Maritime Sector
NPFL: Insurance Ends Rangers’ 13-game Unbeaten Run, Now Sixth
Musa, Ighalo, Ndidi Make Pitch Awards Shortlist
Football Devt: NFF Applauds Okowa
Next Stage of 2019 BOA Lawyers Football Tournament to Kick off Sunday
Pogba Only Non Man City or Liverpool Player in PFA Team of the Year
Mixed Fortunes for African Players in Budapest
U-17 AFCON: Zenith Bank Salutes Gallant Eaglets
English Premier League Wage Bill Surges to £2.9bn

Daily Trust
Buhari goes to UK, mulls final decision on cabinet
ECOWAS develops training on corruption assessment
Inter-agency cooperation will end insecurity – DSS boss
FG approves N1.2bn for consultancy services on 4 projects
NLC president to speak on new minimum wage in Yobe
Daily petrol shortfall to hit 20m litres despite Dangote refinery — NNPC
N30,000 minimum wage not negotiable, says Wabba
Senate summons IG over killings
FEC approves N1.2bn for consultancy services on four projects
Appeal Court sets aside conviction of Army General
APC kicks as Bayelsa assembly approves life pension for members
Goje to declare for senate presidency next week
My suspension as Plateau PDP chair illegal — Sango
Organizers shortlist Musa, Ighalo, Ndidi for Nigeria awards
Nadal advances to Barcelona Open quarter-final
No going back on retirement from national team – Moses
Brent oil hits $75 for first time in 2019 amid tighter Iran sanctions
FG spent N1.5tr on privatised power firm with no result
World Malaria Day: Total offers free medicare, mosquito nets
Police arrest suspected robbers, recover gun
…nab 3 women one chance operatives
Notre Dame de Nigeria
PMB and formation of robust cabinet
Chris Ngige and number of doctors in Nigeria
NSEZCO: Spearheading Nigeria’s export growth
SRI LANKA: Death toll revised down by ‘about 100’
UNITED STATES: Joe Biden launches 2020 presidential bid
SUDAN: Top 3 generals agree to quit as protests continue
How I sold 6-week-old twins for N.5m – Suspect
Mob sets 16-year-old suspected robber ablaze in Bayelsa
Kidnappers prowl Jalingo, residents cry out to I-G
Editorial: Easter tragedy in Gombe
Edo ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage
Rotary Club gives scholarships to 25 students
ActionAid wants extension of feeding program to all primary school pupils
Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic expels 60 students for examination malpractice
“Conversations” with Former President al-Bashir
Ramadan: 70 Saudi imams to lead prayers in 35 countries
Provost Leishman opens clinic at Scotland’s Dunfermline Mosque
Nigerian brothers sue Jussie Smollett’s lawyers for defamation
Kannywood: Zango’s sixth marriage postponed until after Sallah
Yemi Alade, Rick Ross collaborate on ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix
Alleged impersonator of army officer faces trial
Innoson motors drags GTB’s management to court for contempt
Man arraigned in court for allegedly stealing N23,000
Transcorp Hilton Abuja appoints two directors

The Sun

NLC set to fight govs over unpaid salaries, pensions
Okorocha relocates Imo Poly to Ehime Mbano
Buhari holds valedictory FEC meeting with ministers May 22
Insecurity: Senate summons IGP
Appeal Court voids Army General’s conviction
NASS leadership: ‘Ndume not under pressure from Buhari, APC to withdraw’
…Why Goje is yet to declare for Senate presidency
Edo govt ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage, says Shaibu
Malaria Elimination Programme distributes 3m mosquito nets in Akwa Ibom
Education best weapon against B’Haram –Buhari
Kogi govt owing workers 38 months salaries –NLC
Benue’ll pay N30,000 minimum wage –Ortom
Niger Delta issues need more than constitution amendment to be resolved –Otuaro
How PDP manipulated Sokoto governorship poll –Dingyadi
Delta guber: We were not induced to endorse Okowa, say opposition party candidates
APC, CSOs reject life pension for Bayelsa lawmakers
9th NASS leadership: Youths accuse Oshiomhole of sinking party
Automation, cost-cutting measures responsible for FIRS N5.8trn revenue –Iluyomade
FG to inject N10 bn to revive ailing Bank of Agriculture
NACC harps on quality service delivery
Scarcity: NOGASA seeks full oil sector deregulation
Common construction errors that aggravate building collapse
Ighalo, Musa, Ndidi top Nigeria Pitch Awards shortlist
NFF lauds Okowa’s support for national teams
2020 Olympic Games African qualifier: Super Falcons to face Algeria in 2nd round
Moses rejects plea to return to Eagles
I’m proud to wear Arsenal shirt – Iwobi
Asabatex Vs Delta Force FA Semi Finals: Refree decides match outcome
Christian Chukwu: The labour of our heroes past…
Trouble de sleep, yanga go wake am…
Reflections on the legend of Moremi Ajasoro
Antidote for habitual forgetfulness
Atiku was born in Nigeria
Water as the soldier
Mozambique braces for another Cyclone
Egypt Coptic monks sentenced todeathfor killingbishop
Sudan risks counter coup without deal on transition –Opposition leader
US 2020: Ex- VP Biden joins race for White House
Halting the malaria scourge
Mother earth, Easter and humanity
My deal with Bash Ali –Teddy Knorr, musician
Osundairo Brothers sue Jussie Smollett’s lawyers for defamation
New endorsement deal excites Monalisa Stephen
Olamide shut down Ikeja City Mall for Goldberg


US gives boost to Korea’s $1 billion electricity project in Africa
Labour Minister clarifies position on Brain drain
Buhari not dissolving cabinet yet ― Lai Mohammed
Building collapse: We’ll stop foreign experts, make use of…
Osun guber poll: Police arrest Ede School Principal, Registrar’s wife,…
Otedola donates ₦18m to Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagle’s Coach
Oyo NULGE Chair, Titilola-Sodo emerges NLC boss
9th NASS: Lawan lobbies South East, South South Senators
NDDC seal off: Nabena accuses Rivers governor of witch hunt
We are ready to combat extra judicial killings by policemen ― IGP
Technician docked over alleged theft of elevator sheave
Court remands applicant for allegedly stealing jewelry worth N772,730
AfDB invests $258m on rehabilitation of damaged infrastructural facilities in…
Sri Lanka bomber studied in UK and Australia
Woman wakes up after 27 years in coma
UN condemns Saudi Arabia beheading of 37 men
More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains, flooding
Oyo APC and the quest for ministerial slot
Our aim is to put SME(s) at forefront of global economy ― Fagade
21.1m children denied first dose of measles vaccine yearly on average — UNICEF
Stress, walking in sun do not cause malaria —Expert
Mobile phone messages offer unique opportunities to boost immunisation…
Group campaigns for girl child education in Kwara
Kogi shuts down schools for non-participation in annual census
NCNE pledges regular training, retraining of personnel for effective…
Uniben VC urges students to be focused


4,000 Nigerians Trapped In Kidnappers’
PMB To Dissolve Cabinet May 22
9th NASS Leadership: Why PMB Won’t Interfere
Beach Volleyball Nations Cup: Nigeria Trounces Bostwana To Reach Quarterfinals
Our Kogi Story: The Truth They Are Hiding (I)
Police Officers To Work 8-hours Daily – IGP Adamu
Experts Optimistic PayRent Will Solve Nigeria’s Housing Challenge
PMB Proceeds To The United Kingdom On Private Visit
Why NNPC Needs To Be Privatised – Agbedi
Between Artificial Intelligence And Healthcare
APC Still In Charge Of Ondo State – Borofice
9th NASS: Battle For Majority Leader In House Of Reps Begins
Ecocide, Impunity And Polly Higgins
Religion, Ethnicity Have Failed Us Politically – Oba-Oliver
Making Case For Persons With Disability
Kogi Guber: Between Governor Bello And Diaspora Aspirants
Reflection On Nigeria’s Data Protection Regulation
Masari’s Wife Raises The Alarm Over Effects Of Drugs On Katsina Youths

As ECOWAS Examines PPP Model To Address Budget Constraints
AfDB’s Investments In Nigeria Stands At $4.5bn – Official
Iran Will Not Let Any Country Replace Its Oil In The Market – Ministry
9th NASS Leadership: ‘Save APC From Crisis’
Establish Tourism Police, Amechree Tasks
How Abuja Comedy Assembly Witness Massive Turnout Despite Sudden Venue Change
BBNaija: Fans ‘Impatient’ As New Season Delays
Jordyn Woods Opens Up On Bullying After Tristan/Kardashian Saga

EDITORIAL: $50 billion To Save Lake Chad

The Guardian

Senate summons IGP, moves to check banditry in northern states
Accident report indicts Taraba ex-governor Suntai
‘Manchester City are not EPL champions yet’
Over 200 farmers to benefit from NIRSAL MFBs lending
Goje to declare for Senate presidency after approval of 2019 budget
Kogi civil servants now beg to feed, says NLC
Oyetola reiterates commitment to workers’ welfare
Ibadan in the throes of refuse heaps
EFCC arrests 32 suspected Yahoo Boys in Abeokuta
Emmanuel Amuneke earning his stripes on the continent
Why private sponsorship of football clubs is failing in Nigeria
Crisis rocks Nasarawa FA ahead of board election
Olapade sets sight on South East Shoot Out
Sunmonu wants Oyo schools to embrace golf
32 teams to battle for Trophy 5-a-side regional finals
Ezekwesili’s leap from activist citizenship to lone-range leadership
As INEC returns to ‘inconclusive’ starting
Russ Teams Up With Davido For “All I Want”
‘Yahoo’ In Music: Nigeria Is Broken
Harvard Business School Denies Offering Blac Chyna Admission
Watch: Taylor Swift Is Having Some “ME!” Time With New Single
Emmanuel Amuneke earning his stripes on the continent
Editorial: Sophie Bosede Oluwole (1935 – 2018)
Dickson’s educational giant strides in Bayelsa state
Construction arbitration and infrastructure development: Role of quantity surveyors
Buhari, Ogbeh and the black ants
Nigeria needs 1.52mbd capacity to meet petrol demand by 2025
Cybersecurity experts decry low attribution, deterrent of attacks
Why SIM card registration is necessary, by NCC
Dana Air opens promo offer
Malaria kills 81,640, infects 53.7m yearly in Nigeria
Parboiling method reduces inorganic arsenic, increases calcium content of rice
Why malaria is still a big problem
How oxytocin helps treat alcohol use disorder, by researchers


Traditional Medicine: Herbalist Cautions Public On Self-Medication
India Has 1.25 Bn People With Malaria Risk
19 Students Commit Suicide For Failing Exams
Edo-HIP Programme’ll Sustain Campaign Against Malaria
Edo Govt Ready To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage, Says Shaibu
Katsina Attacks: IDPs Rises To 2,221 As AIG Visits Spot
Minimum Wage: Workers Won’t Accept Anything Less Than N30,000- Wabba
His Excellency, Mr. President, The Comedian
WMD: Nigeria Expecting Outcome Of First Antimalarial Vaccine – Minister
Indian PM Votes As Overseas Friends Recount Modi’s Achievements
6:15 AMIkubese Condemns Ngige Over Exodus Of Doctors’ Comment
Edo Ready To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage – Acting Governor
TSA: Reps To Probe NIPOST, CBN, Others Over Unremitted Stamp Duties Taxes
Doctors Brain Drain: I Speak As A Medical Doctor- Chris Ngige
Nigeria’s Energy Gap Disgraceful, Households, SMEs Get Four Hours Of Electricity Daily — Shell
Revitalising The Education Sector
Why NFF Appointed Chairman Chukwu Life Ambassador —Pinnick
Renewable energy and oil search in the North
Nigeria anxiously waiting for result of trial vaccine in Malawi – FG
Buhari will dissolve cabinet May 22 – Lai Mohammed
Education, wise response to Boko Haram ideology – Buhari
Misuse of firearms: Police to start using taser, stun guns –IGP
Show more respect to Buhari, Jonathan tells Omokri
Senator Adeleke’s life under threat, PDP cries out
Presidency’s jittery reaction to INEC interview vindicates PDP, Atiku
Police reshuffle pattern of work
NAFDAC warns against use of Losartan potassium tablet
Diary of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Tale of nightmares for motorists, communities
Senator Dariye co-sponsors motion from prison
Arewa youths to Tinubu: Don’t disparage our leaders
Love turned sour: Death toll rises to 8 as 3 other family members die in hospital
Senate Invasion: One year after, NASS moves against Omo-Agege, others
Presidency’s jittery reaction to INEC interview vindicates PDP, Atiku
Buhari’s cabinet members remain intact – Lai Mohammed
Keyamo warns Nigerians over alleged INEC video
Bayelsa Assembly passes pension bill for gov, dep gov, Assembly members
Prison term sought for ex-Marseille player Souleymane Diawara in extortion case
Pinnick, Musa, Oshoala others to light up 2018/2019 Nigeria Pitch Awards
Football Devt: NFF lauds Okowa
Updated: Emotions as Ugwuanyi visits Chukwu, Otedola presents $50,000 cheque
Stella Monye on the rebound!
BBNaija: Fans ‘impatient’ as new season delays


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