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News Headlines Apr 1, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

News in Photographs: Buhari Receives Nigerien President in State House
Court Convicts 73-year-old Man for Falsification of Vehicle Documents in Kwara
Breaking: NFF Disengages Super Eagles’ Technical Crew
Breaking: Eguavoen Steps down as Eagles Coach
N1.2trn Unclaimed Funds: House C’ttee Discovers N300bn in Banks, MDAs
Lagos CP Warns against Planned Lekki Tollgate Protest
60 Teams to Battle for Honoursin HiFL 2022
THE VICIOUSNESS OF RITUAL KILLERS
Hacey Set to Extend Interventions to Family Planning, Immunization, Others in…
Put Nigeria above Other Interests, IBB Counsels PDP Presidential Aspirants
Olanipekun Reiterates Commitment to Judiciary
FG: Ajaokuta Rolling Mill can’t Be Ready Again In 2022
Hacey Set to Extend Interventions to Family Planning, Immunization, Others in Oyo
Put Nigeria above Other Interests, IBB Counsels PDP Presidential Aspirants
Supporters of Katsina APC Guber Aspirants Disrupt LG Campaign Flag-off
2023: We’ll Buy Governorship Nomination Form of Any Party for Pantami,…
2023: Delta Varsity Lecturer Declares Governorship Ambition
2022 Guber: Ooni Rallies Ekiti Varsity’s Alumni for APC Candidate, Oyebanji
Group Empowers Niger Delta Youths with Skill Acquisitions
Buhari: BOI Creates 9m Jobs, Disburses N1.2trn to 4.2m Beneficiaries i
Inferno: NEMA, FFS Begin Sensitisation at IDP Camps in Borno
Court Frees Ex-NNPC GMD of Money Laundering Charge
Groups Buy Guber Forms for Bafarawa’s Son
Vigilance Group Inaugurates Tactical Squad of 4m Personnel
SARS Panel Gives Abba Kyari’s Lawyer Ultimatum on Petitions
Osun 2022: Oyetola Appeals to Electorate to Protect PVC
Ebonyi Senator Joins APC Governorship Race
A’Ibom Guber Aspirant Blames Underdevelopment on Poor Leadership
2,200 Constituents Benefit from Senator Goje’s Business Empowerment Scheme
Customs Hands over 253 Cartons of Seized Drugs to NAFDAC
AFAN Targets 5,000 Youths in N10bn Livestock Partnership
Senate Summons Akpabio, NDDC Sole Administrator over N2.2bn Contract
16 Die in Boat Accident While Escaping Bandits’ Attack in Niger
2023 Presidency: Cede Presidential Ticket to Competent South Easterner, Southern Nigeria…
2023: Senator Tofowomo Seeks Reelection, Promises to Create More Opportunities for…
Katsina 2023: PDP Secretariat Agog as Lado Picks Guber Form
Govt Officials Turn NDDC to ATM, Activist Alleges
Lagos CJ, AG Mourn Late Jurist, Olugbani
Firm Set to Unveil Arts Exhibition in Honour of Atiku
Nigeria Must Have One Refinery of Dangote Size Every Five Years…
NIMASA: Barge Operators Critical to Ending Gridlock on Port Access Roads
FHA Mortgage Bank Gets “BBB” Rating
Agro & Allied Restates Commitment to Using Local Raw Materials
US Army Veteran, Adeleke Advises Nigerians on Immigration Experience
TAJBank Gets PCI-DSS Certification
Why Amaechi Should Resign Over Kaduna Train Attack
Millennial Women and the Future of Africa
Kaduna Should Make us Rethink and Act
Samira Nwaturuocha: The Risk Management Specialist
Soul Patriots… How Bala-Kyari Bond Enriches Nigeria
Bigi Refreshes Contestants as Show Heats up Electrifyingly on Nigerian Idol, Explains Ownership of…
Wabote Commissions Tag Energy Facility in Port Harcourt
FESTAC ’77 @45: CBAAC Appoints THISDAY Features Editor, Ezeobi Member LOC
Eguavoen, Others Sacked as Eagles’ Technical Crew Disbanded
28 Years After, Amuneke, Alloy Agu, Uche Okafor Get AFCON ‘94 Houses
Nigeria, Ghana in Epic Semi-Final Duel at Women T20I Tournament
Dare Inaugurates Committee to Investigate Vandalism of Abuja Stadium
Super Eagles Rise in FIFA Ranking as Brazil Back on Top
Akanni: Preparations for Nigeria, Ghana Clash was Top-notch
Reliving The Season Of Anomie
Editorial: THE MURDER ON LAGOS BRT
NO ROAD, AIRWAY, RAILWAY TO KADUNA

The Nation

El-Rufai: it’s time to bomb bandits out of existence
Data, call rates to go up
Fears mount over 136 people on attacked Abuja-Kaduna train
How N223b U.S. Consulate in Lagos will lift Nigerians
Fayose joins 2023 presidential race
Fears mount over 136 people on attacked Abuja-Kaduna train
BREAKING: N223b Lagos consulate will be world’s largest – US
Portable visits mothers’ for prayers after car crash
Police arrest 44-year-old man for allegedly raping 92-year-old…
No one should be imprisoned for weed – Naira Marley
How my father impregnated me, aborted pregnancy – Survivor
Abacha didn’t loot but kept fund away from thieving hands…
DIG Kokumo takes over as FCID boss
Raymond Fix releases ‘Pere’ April 1

The Punch

Kwara Assembly sacks member for dumping APC for SDP
Abia pastor allegedly strangles two women, demands N1.5m ransom
Professionals float Ayinla Omowura research centre in Ogun
We’re ready to battle PDP in Edo LG election – APC
Two feared dead as hoodlums raze Anambra LG secretariat, Soludo fumes
Kaduna reign of terror: Terrorists kill seven soldiers, NAF rains bombs on forests
Cash-strapped states groan, widen tax net, begin aggressive revenue generation
PUNCH appoints Joseph Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief as Osinubi retires
Abia pastor allegedly strangles two women, demands N1.5m ransom
Ondo youths protest neglect, demand social amenities
Caretaker lures Lagos poly students into cult, victims flee school over threats
Pastor, son, five travellers kidnapped in Lagos-bound Benue Links bus
Why we must mobilise revenue to fund expenditure – Agba
Nigeria has over 70 online lending apps – FCCPC
External reserves loses $313m as oil price fluctuates
World Bank to empower women in six states with $100m
Defection: Ondo Assembly declares former deputy speaker’s seat vacant
Youths buy gov form for Kano ex-anti-graft commission boss Rimingado
2023, time for Nigeria’s first female president -APGA aspirant
Hegerberg scores as Lyon set up PSG Champions League showdown
Premier League to introduce five subs from next season
Infantino announces third term reelection bid as FIFA president
JUST IN: NFF fires Super Eagles’ technical crew
Professionals float Ayinla Omowura research centre in Ogun

Leadership

Turning The Other Cheek For Will Smith
2023 PRESIDENCY: Northern PDP Aspirants Intensify Plan To Produce Next President
We Can’t Complete Ajaokuta Plant Before Leaving In 2023 – Federal Govt
Buhari Bags Africa Road Builders Award For Infrastructure
Reps Adjourn Plenary To Protest Incessant Killings
Troops Kill 34 Terrorists, 45 Others Die In Boko Haram/ISWAP Clash
2023 Time For Nigeria To Have First Female President, Says APGA Aspirant
Viral Video Of Soldier Claiming Abandonment, Calculated Attempt To Whip Up Sentiments – Army
Frank Nweke Joins APGA, Declares For Enugu Gov’ship
Reps Suspend Legislative Activities To Protest Incessant Killings
Buhari Orders Security Agencies To End Ogun Cult Killings
Ordinary President Knocks Woman For Lying About ‘Missing Child’
JUST-IN: IBB Meets 4 Northern Presidential Aspirants
BREAKING: Federal Govt Extends NIN-SIM Linkage By ‘Few Days’
Terrorism: El-Rufai, Amaechi’s ‘Confessions’ Have Vindicated Us On APC’s Complicity – PDP
Dainty Hands And Dirty Slaps
BREAKING: NFF Sacks Super Eagles’ Technical Crew
EDITORIAL
Halt The Looming Telecom Blackout

The Sun

2023: Adopt your predecessors’ approach in choice of successor, Group tells Ugwuanyi
UK warns against travels to 7 northern states
2023: Igbo leaders insist on producing Buhari’s successor
2023: INEC to shutdown online pre-registration portal April
Reps direct CAC, JAMB, others to remit N195bn to govt coffers
Soludo’s heart bleeds as gunmen kill security man, burn Anambra LG hqtrs
Stop being APC in day, PDP at night, Kalu tasks Abia APC faithful
Ramadan: Lookout for crescent, Sultan tells Muslims
Insecurity: Reps furious with security agencies over spate of killings
TUC tells Buhari to fish out culprits or quit
Why Buhari’s administration’ll not complete Ajaokuta steel project –FG
Buhari commissions BoI building, hails bank’s impact on economy
Declare state of emergency on security, northern group tells Buhari
Enugu 2023: Ekweremadu absolutely wrong on zoning –Agbo
2023: Group obtains PDP form for ex-governor, Obi
APC govt has conceded sovereignty of part of Nigeria to terrorists –PDP
2023: Igbo leaders insist on producing Buhari’s successor
TUC tells Buhari to fish out culprits or quit
Customers groan as banks slow down on BTA issuances
Buhari commissions BoI building, hails bank’s impact on economy
FG to leverage FIRS’ capacity to finance Agenda 2050 Development plan
APM Terminals Apapa unveils new smart office building as part of $438m investment
Why Yoruba should support Igbo to succeed Buhari
NAF wings new pilots for operations against terrorists, bandits
As Peter Obi joins the presidential race
National security and intelligence: Things hidden from President Buhari
Kaduna terror attacks: We are all victims
The intellectual xenophobes at OAU
NCC uncovers cyber threats to windows platforms, routers
National security and intelligence: Things hidden from President Buhari
Kaduna terror attacks: We are all victims
The intellectual xenophobes at OAU
NSIA, Julius Berger confirm 2nd Niger Bridge ready for commissioning this year
How Ukraine-Russia conflict dashed my dreams –Returnee Nigerian student
The Sun Award Winners 2020: Chinedu madubuko: Entrepreneur in love with humanity
The Sun Award Winners 2020: Emmanuel Iheagwazi: King of Auto, Industrial Lubricants
How Ukraine-Russia conflict dashed my dreams –Returnee Nigerian student
Ramadan: Lookout for crescent, Sultan tells Muslims
Insecurity: Reps furious with security agencies over spate of killings
TUC tells Buhari to fish out culprits or quit
Why Buhari’s administration’ll not complete Ajaokuta steel project –FG
Why Yoruba should support Igbo to succeed Buhari
NAF wings new pilots for operations against terrorists, bandits
As Peter Obi joins the presidential race
Kaduna killings and a silenced nation
US resolve to curb global corruption
Customers groan as banks slow down on BTA issuances
Buhari commissions BoI building, hails bank’s impact on economy
FG to leverage FIRS’ capacity to finance Agenda 2050 Development plan
APM Terminals Apapa unveils new smart office building as part of $438m investment
NCC uncovers cyber threats to windows platforms, routers
National security and intelligence: Things hidden from President Buhari
Kaduna terror attacks: We are all victims
The intellectual xenophobes at OAU
NSIA, Julius Berger confirm 2nd Niger Bridge ready for commissioning this year

Daily Trust

2023: Don’t Vote For Atiku, Saraki, Peter Obi, Obasanjo Tells Nigerians
NEPZA, ACCI Canvass Regulatory Framework For Blockchain Operations
CIPM Moves Against Bullying In Workplaces, To Blacklist Organisations
The All-New Geely Azkarra Births In Nigeria
CIG Motors, Lotus Bank Seal Auto Finance Pact
InfraCredi, ATI Sign MOU As Risk-Sharing Partners
Ramadan: Ensure Your Organs Cease From Misbehaving, Cleric Tells Muslims
Nigerians React As NFF Sacks Super Eagles Technical Crew
Pinnick Attends 2022 WCup Draws Without Super Eagles
Leicester’s Ndidi Out For Rest Of The Season
Quadri Scoops Over 210 Points At WTT In Doha
I Would Have Taken Super Eagles To Quarter-Finals – Rohr
Islamic Group Mentors Muslim Students On Career Choice
As Bandit/Terrorists Tighten The Noose Around Our Necks
Kyrgios Fined For Tirade At Umpire In Miami Loss
Union Threatens Strike Over 25% Deduction From NECO’s Account
2023: Don’t Vote For Atiku, Saraki, Peter Obi, Obasanjo Tells Nigerians
Harrass Governors To Develop Education, Oshiomhole Tells Nigerians
One Dies As Lagos-Kano Train Derails In Kaduna
Buhari Orders Security Agencies To Dismantle Ogun Cult Groups
APC, PDP Failed To Give Policy Directions At Conventions – Obasanjo
I’m Not APC Anointed Presidential Flagbearer – Onu
MTN, GLO, Others Threaten To Increase Tariffs
Kannywood: I’m Not In A Relationship With Hamisu Breaker — Momee Gombe
NIJ Honours Sir Adebutu
FCID: IGP Replaces Late DIG Egbunike With Kokumo
Ukraine War: FG Snubs Russia, Picks British Firm For Ajaokuta Steel Revival
Look Out For Ramadan Moon Friday, Sultan Tells Muslims
Deploy Special Forces To Kaduna, Reps Urge FG
FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage For ‘Few Days’
3 Men Nabbed With Fresh Human Head In Gombe
Gunshots As Residents Sight Bandits On Kaduna-Abuja Highway
ASUP Issues One-Month Strike Ultimatum
US Court Jails Nigerian ‘Prince’ For Fraud
2023: Saraki, Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed Meet IBB On Consensus Candidate
Bandits Abduct Farmers In Kaduna, Kidnap Lagos-Bound Travellers In Kogi
APC Vows To Take Over Anambra, Abia In Next Elections
2023: Peter Obi Picks PDP Presidential Form, Set To Lock Horns With Atiku
Brazil Lead Seeds For 2022 World Cup
Super Eagles Rise In Latest FIFA Ranking Despite Failure To Clinch World Cup Ticket
Ukraine War: FG Snubs Russia, Picks British Firm For Ajaokuta Steel Revival
Look Out For Ramadan Moon Friday, Sultan Tells Muslims
Tribunal Stops MultiChoice From Increasing DStv, GOTV Subscription Rates
Union Threatens Strike Over 25% Deduction From NECO’s Account
Harrass Governors To Develop Education, Oshiomhole Tells Nigerians
One Dies As Lagos-Kano Train Derails In Kaduna
Buhari Orders Security Agencies To Dismantle Ogun Cult Groups
NEPZA, ACCI Canvass Regulatory Framework For Blockchain Operations
CIPM Moves Against Bullying In Workplaces, To Blacklist Organisations
The All-New Geely Azkarra Births In Nigeria
CIG Motors, Lotus Bank Seal Auto Finance Pact
InfraCredi, ATI Sign MOU As Risk-Sharing Partners
APC, PDP Failed To Give Policy Directions At Conventions – Obasanjo
I’m Not APC Anointed Presidential Flagbearer – Onu
How APC Will Retain Power In 2023 – Senator Adamu
Hayatu-Deen Picks PDP Presidential Form, Wants Zoning Dumped
Quadri Scoops Over 210 Points At WTT In Doha
Burglar Breaks Into David Beckham’s £40m London Mansion
Russia Sustains Attacks Despite Peace Talks, Refugees Climb To 4 Million
Curbing The Brain Drain In Medicare
APC Convention: PDP Is Dead, Long Live PDP!
Editorial: Pay Niger Teachers In Full, On Time

Vanguard

Benue now home to 27 IDP camps, close to 2m IDPs — Govt
Landlords, tenants, labour, others clash over bill on rent regulation in FCT
After the party conventions: What next for Nigeria
CBN and the growing interest in agriculture
Benue now home to 27 IDP camps, close to 2m IDPs — Govt
Sim/NIN linkage deadline: FG offers lifeline to non-compliant subscribers
New Santa Fe, Elantra arrive Nigeria
Delta Marine School to be upgraded soon – Okowa
CSOs express anger over 1,545 Nigerians killed, 1,321 abducted Q1
Soludo appoints Anaeto as Principal Secretary
Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge: Residents reject resumption of tolling
Buhari names Afunanya as NBC board member
Buhari lauds BOI for creating 9m jobs
APC Kebbi federal lawmaker defects to PDP
Kwara Assembly declares lawmaker’s seat vacant over defection
Killings: Our security agencies ‘ve failed Nigerians — Reps
Two police officers face dismissal for allegedly stealing cartons of tiles
Bandits injure Chief Imam of Bukpe Central Mosque, Kwali
Landlords, tenants, labour, others clash over bill on rent regulation in FCT
Will Smith’s Oscars ‘act of love’ is dangerous — Relationship expert
US to spend $537m on new Consulate building in Lagos
One dies as Lagos-Kano train derails in Kaduna
Terrorists: El-Rufai calls for bombardment of forests
Buhari approves reconstitution of Board of NDE
44-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping 92-year-old woman in Borno
Women should be supportive of each other —Senator Emordi
Train attack: Minister didn’t ask for contributions from Nigerians for victims treatment
TUC to FG: We‘ll react if killers of our leaders, others are not brought to book
Masari’s cabinet members, allies declare interest to succeed him at LG election campaign flag-off
Lekki residents sue for calm, write Sanwo-Olu to shelve tolling
2023: Ebonyi Reps aspirant blasts Sen Egwu over alleged ambition to return to Senate for third tenure
I’m disciplined, committed, focused with capacity to govern Enugu — Dr Jeff Nnamani
Former Minister, Frank Nweke Jnr joins APGA
NAFDAC: Nigeria has 15% of fake medicines, not 70%
Buhari directs Police, security agencies to end cult killings in Ogun
Re: Ango Abdullahi’s interview
Multiple entries approval: Domestic airline operators threaten to sue FG
Putin signs decree enlisting 134,500 young men into Russian army
Peace talks brought no concrete results so far – Zelensky
Ukraine: Poland to end Russian oil imports; Germany warns on gas
44-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping 92-year-old woman in Borno
Teacher drove me to hotel, raped, threatened to kill me, says 15-yr-old student
EFCC: 3 internet fraudsters convicted in Ibadan
2023 Presidency: IBB welcomes consensus aspirant for PDP
Peter Obi blames Nigeria’s woes on leadership failure
Pastor challenges Dickson for Bayelsa West senatorial seat
Edo APC reverses self, set to participate in LG election
Will Smith’s Oscars ‘act of love’ is dangerous — Relationship expert
Abacha may have looted funds to keep them away from thieving hands ― 2Baba
Staying true to myself stands me out from the Pack – Adline Owens
Annie Idibia kicks as elder brother, Wisdom, accuses her of enslaving him
Will Smith faces possible disciplinary action by Academy after hitting Chris Rock
Pension funds investments in FG bonds up 6.3% to N25.6trn
SON bags PEBEC ranking, leads in transparency, others
CBN, WSBI appraise financial inclusion efforts
The world needs more entrepreneurs, investments —Tony Elumelu at TIME100 Impact award
Heritage Bank promotes Financial Literacy to commemorate Global Money Week
Wilfred Ndidi out for rest of season with knee injury
FIFA World Cup draw: African teams in pots 3, 4
Okocha among assistants for Qatar 2022 World Cup final draw
FG sets up panel to investigate Abuja stadium incident
Breaking: Eguavoen steps down as Super Eagles coach
NAFDAC will soon start producing vaccines ― DG
3 organisations collaborate to achieve healthier Nigeria
Embrace alternative medicine, The Happiness Centre urges Nigerians
Misery of tuberculosis is better imagined than experienced —SURVIVOR
EDITORIAL
Protecting Nigerians from banned pesticides

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