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News Headlines Apr 15, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Breaking: N’Assembly Passes N17.3trn Revised Budget for 2022
CBN to Disburse N3.5bn Rebates to Exporters
FG Links Kaduna Train Attack to Synergy Between Boko Haram and Bandits
NLC Seeks High-powered Panel to Resolve FG-ASUU Crisis Within 21 Days
FG Attributes Erratic Power Supply, Infrastructure Failure to Sabotage
Wike Shuns Obaseki During Visit to Edo, Meets State’s Delegates
*Promises to check insecurity, promote economic activities
INEC Suspends CVR in lmo as Gunmen Invade Centre, Kill Staff
Another Police Station Attacked in Anambra, One Gunman Killed
Akwa Ibom APC Crisis: Akpabio Commends Abdullahi Adamu for Obeying Court…
APC Summons Emergency NEC Meeting Next Week
BDC Operators Seek Measures to Strengthen Naira
Attacks: Soludo Urged to Use Anambra Youths to Fight Insecurity
Police Parade 32 Suspected Robbers, Kidnappers in Lagos
Akwa Ibom APC Crisis: Akpabio Commends Abdullahi Adamu for Obeying Court Order
APC Summons Emergency NEC Meeting Next Week
BDC Operators Seek Measures to Strengthen Naira
Attacks: Soludo Urged to Use Anambra Youths to Fight Insecurity
Police Parade 32 Suspected Robbers, Kidnappers in Lagos
Osun APC welcomes Omisore, Says His Emergence Portends Victory…
FITC CEO Urges Organisations to Create Environment for …
Omo-Agege: I’ll Fix Delta, Declares for Governorship
Court, INEC Recognise Udeze as National Chairman of Action Alliances
NPA Consolidates Growth of Container Vessel Traffic at Onne Port
Court Issues Warrant for Lawyer’s Arrest over Alleged $250,000 Fraud
Bayelsa APC Crisis: Thugs Invade High Court, Sack Judge, Lawyers
We are One Family, Says Tinubu in Good Friday Message
Travel Agents: Airlines Don’t Sell Tickets in Dollars in Nigeria
Keep Off Presidential Aspirants, Gov Sule Warns Appointees
Easter: Bauchi Gov Felicitates Christians as FRSC Deploys 858 Marshals to…
Sokoto Speaker, Lawmaker Representing Wamakko’s Constituency Dump APC for PDP
Senate Passes Bill to Establish Research Bureau for Armed Forces
2022 MTEF/FSP: Senate Okays Buhari’s Revised Fiscal Framework
Electoral Amendment: PDP Chieftain Backs N’Assembly’s Move to Appeal Judgment
Boat Mishap Claims 26 Lives in Sokoto Community
Ahead of formal Declaration, Bala Muhammed Meets Ex-PDP Ministers in Abuja
CBN to Disburse N3.5bn Rebates to Exporters
Buhari Reconstitutes Board of FMBN, Names Hamman Madu MD
Kano APC Guber Aspirant Faces Fresh Trial over $1,320,000 Fraud
Ramadan Iftar: Governor Inuwa Hosts APC Elders, Seeks Prayers for Nation,…
Report: Nigerians Eagerly Await Jonathan to Declare Intention for President
I Will Upgrade Ekiti Poly to Varsity, Oni Pledges
Two Catholic Nuns, Couple, Driver Die in Road Accident in Anambra
ASUU Strike: UNIUYO Branch Seeks God’s Intervention
Diri Pledges Support for Capacity Building for Lawyers
NECO Requires N6bn to Pay Allowances to over 3,500 Officers
FG to Conduct Population Census April 2023
Nasarawa to Establish Small Claims Courts across 13 LGAs
Ondo: NSCDC Deploys 1,500 Personnel for Easter Celebration
Bill to Establish Federal Medical Centre Gwarzo for Second Reading
Buhari Writes House, Seeks Passage of Money Laundering Terrorism Prevention Bills
Ukeje Stages Comeback Bid to N’Assembly after Four Years Absence
Court Sacks Ebonyi PDP Chairman
House Adjourns Plenary for Easter Holidays
UNICEF: Insecurity Forces FG to Close 11,536 Schools
2023: Enugu Indigenes in US Write Ugwuanyi, Kick against Sectional Politics
Igbo Diaspora Group Urges Ugwuanyi to Shun Zoning
2023: Senators Lament High Rate of Turnover in National Assembly
18-year-old Holidaymaker Electrocuted While Charging Phone in Delta
Stock Market Gains N77bn amidst Easter Celebration
Lower Niger Basin Dev Authority, Kogi State Partnership Yields 7,000 Ton…
FAO DG Urges AFRICA To Stand Tall Amid Complex Challenges, Worsening…
Usman: Kano State Contributes About 24% of Total Milk Produced Locally
PEBEC Extends 7th National Action Plan By 30 Days
‘The Lekki Roundtable’ Set to Revolutionize Entrepreneurship Within Lekki Corridor
Why Doherty Is Tired of Complaining About Nigeria
The God of Udom Emmanuel Umo Robinson states clearly the God-factor…
Will Twitter be captured via Hostile Acquisition by Tesla’s Elon Musk?
Abidemi Ayodeji Ogunmolu: On a Mission to Making Timeless Music
OOH Academy, APCON’s Workshop Focuses on Google Maps, Location Intelligence
Is Tiktok’s Influence on the Music Industry a Fad or Here to Stay?
The Real Housewives of Lagos Breaks Streaming Records
Miss Teen Global Beauty Nigeria Holds April 17th
Innovative Partnership Set to Improve Physicians to Examine, Diagnose Patients VirtuallyTelemedicine
Sport Minister, Dare, Commends Nigerian Breweries Plc for Heineken Trophy Tour of Nigeria
Morocco Joins Nigeria in Pursuit of Lauren Blanc as National Team Coach
Iheanacho, Lookman in Action as Leicester Cruse to Semis
Ex-Brazil World Cup Star, Careca, Reveals Admiration for Osimhen
Europa: Night of Upsets as Eintracht Frankfurt Beat Barcelona to Reach S’Final
Okpekpe Race Organiser Hails Yusuf Alli’s appointment as Commonwealth Games coordinator
A CURIOUS OBSESSION WITH NUMBERS
Osinbajo and Tinubu: Situation Report
Editorial
REVAMPING THE EDUCATION SECTOR
THE CROSS YEMI OSINBAJO BEARS

The Punch

Buhari inaugurates 1,465 housing units in Jigawa
Risk management is Samira’s forte
I offer myself for Delta governorship, says Omo-Agege
World Bank: poverty to rise in 2022
Adamawa declares end to cholera outbreak
Council of State okays pardon for Dariye, Nyame, 157 others
Wike shuns Obaseki, Shaibu, state party chair
Experts: Economy will sink further with N4tr subsidy
Adamawa declares end to cholera outbreak
Buhari reconstitutes board of Federal Mortgage Bank
Port Harcourt refinery to start operation next year
Nigeria boosts maritime strength with diversification
Buhari inaugurates 1,465 housing units in Jigawa
NGX launches exchange traded derivatives market
FMDQ Exchange lists Prima Corporation’s N7b commercial paper
TeamApt enables N23tr transactions via Moniepoint
Ecobank sustains 24-hour digital banking services to customers
World Bank: poverty to rise in 2022
Adamawa declares end to cholera outbreak
Buhari reconstitutes board of Federal Mortgage Bank
Port Harcourt refinery to start operation next year
Nigeria boosts maritime strength with diversification
Buhari inaugurates 1,465 housing units in Jigawa
Hoodlums injure three in Bayelsa court invasion
Supreme Court okays Nigerian’s extradition to US on fraud…
Teen robbery suspects Anini, Osunbor, Oyenusi held in Ondo
One killed in Anambra police station shooting
‘I mistakenly smashed my baby’s head’
Imo INEC official shot dead, two others missing
Man seeks help to find missing son
Senate to police: investigate Osinachi’s death
Ecobank sustains 24-hour digital banking services to
Europa: Frankfurt stun Barcelona to reach semi-finals
Europa: Leicester beat PSV to reach first European semi
Atletico could face UEFA sanction after ugly scenes in City…

The Nation

Man kidnaps girlfriend with toy gun, collects N2m, accomplice arrested
Lagos girl detained for false rape, kidnap alarm on Twitter
Teenage robbers nicknamed Anini, Oyenusi list mothers as loot beneficiaries
Lagos accountant allegedly sets wife, brother-in-law ablaze, calls for help
Ebonyi lady hailed for cancelling wedding after floggings, cutlass threat by fiancé
Insecurity: US approves $1bn attack helicopters, others for Nigeria, Buhari meets service chiefs
N4tn petrol subsidy’ll kill economy, MAN, LCCI, others warn Buhari
Abusive partners: Fani-Kayode’s estranged wife hits Osinachi’s critics, shares photos of battered body
Makoju was crucial to my vision for Nigeria – Obasanjo
Consumer group, others kick as Reps clear dirty fuel importers
Clearing agents reject Customs’ 15% levy on imported vehicles
Overseas ballot paper printing crippling local industry – Malomo
2023: I’m not in presidential race, says Akpabio
Ebonyi SSG resigns, declares for Senate
Sacked Ebonyi PDP chairman heads to Appeal Court
2023: I will hand over power to youths, says Atiku
Europa: Frankfurt beat Barcelona to reach semi-finals
India 2022: Egypt U-17 girls arrive in Nigeria for Flamingos clash
Ukraine vs Scotland World Cup qualifier holds June 1 -FIFA
Real Madrid ex-midfielder Freddy Rincon dies at 55

Leadership

Road Accident, Leading Cause Of Death Of Youths- Group
COTP: Learn How To Earn Up To 3.6% Daily With U.S Licensed Crypto Arbitrage COTPS
JUST-IN: Insecurity, Economy Top Agenda As Buhari Chairs Council Of State Meeting
Easter: Kwara NSCDC Deploys 800 Personnel
2023: Afenifere Faults Baba-Ahmed’s Attack On Adebanjo
Anyim, Mohammed, Saraki Intensify Lobby For PDP Ticket
Mandilas Empowers Artisans In Lagos With Requisite Tools
Energy Transition: Nigeria, African Countries To Woo US, Other Investors
26 PDP, APC Guber Aspirants Jostle To Succeed Wike In Rivers
2023: Women, Youths, PWDs To Get Free ADC Elective Forms
Stakeholders Worry Over High Construction Cost, Taxation
Enugu 2023: Zoning For Equity, Even Development
Stop Playing Politics, Metuh Cautions EFCC
Nigeria Needs Me Now, Says Tinubu, As Sanwo-Olu, Obasa Canvass Support For Presidential Bid
Nigerians Want Jonathan To Declare For Presidency – Survey
Abductors Of Delta Professor Demand N50m Ransom
24 Hours After Northern Elders’ Resignation Call To Buhari: Federal Govt Vows To Unveil Perpetrators Of Kaduna, Plateau Attacks
2023: PDP Closes Entry Today, 17 Presidential Aspirants Pick Forms
Insurers Discover N20bn Fraudulent Claims From #ENDSARS Destruction
2023: CSOs Kick Against Consensus As Mode Of Choosing Candidates
NLC Gives Federal Govt 21 Days To Resolve Crisis In Education Sector
Anyim, Mohammed, Saraki Intensify Lobby For PDP Ticket
26 PDP, APC Guber Aspirants Jostle To Succeed Wike In Rivers
Energy Transition: Nigeria, African Countries To Woo US, Other Investors
Stakeholders Worry Over High Construction Cost, Taxation
W/Bank Retains Nigeria’s 2.5% GDP Projection, Cuts SSA’s To 3.6%
Bulls Tighten Grip On Equities Market, Gains N87bn
AFAN Decries Rising Cost Of Farm Inputs Ass Wet Season Sets In
Champions League: Minister Extols Kanu, Finidi, Mikel Feat, Wishes Chukwueze Luck
Paris 2024 Olympics: Brume, Quadri, 6 Others Get IOC Scholarships
NBBF To Commence Para Basketball League In 2023

The Sun

Gunmen kill INEC staff during PVC registration in Imo
FG targets April 2023 to conduct census
We’ll overcome uncertainty, insecurity –Buhari
FG deliberately frustrating efforts to end strike –ASUU
Over 1,500 schoolchildren abducted since 2014, –Amnesty Int’l
2023: Mohammed woos PDP NASS caucus
Angry reactions as NASS approves Buhari’s N4trn request for petrol subsidy
Ugwuanyi swears in Ajogwu, Anike-Nweze as ENSIEC chairman, member, for 2nd term
Police kill 1 gunman, recover weapons in Anambra
IGP promotes 21,039 junior police officers
… Orders watertight security, patrols around churches, recreational centres, others
Buhari mourns victims of Sokoto boat accident
Road to 2023: My concerns going into Ekiti guber poll –Oni
Road to 2023: Why PDP threw presidential race open –Sani, fmr spokesman, Atiku Campaign Organisation
Road to 2023: Reasons APC ‘ll take over Cross River –Ekpenyong, APC chieftain
2023: APC has no chance in Enugu –USA Igwesi
Why Igbo youths don’t show interest in politics –Nnaji, PG, Uvuru Communities Devt Union
Rebate: 150 exporters share CBN’s N3.5bn incentive for $60m remittance
e-ticketing concession to generate N140bn, 3,000 jobs in 10 years
NGX launches W’Africa’s 1st Exchange Traded Derivatives Market
APM Terminals rolls out new digital initiatives to boost cargo delivery
Google’s subsea cable to arrive Nigeria this month –NCC
NSF: Delta to develop hockey pitch, other facilities
14th leg race to Nigeria masters: Inalegwu takes lead on day two
US sprint great Felix to retire after current season
Mexico rate Super Eagles high despite W/Cup disaster
NFF to pay Peseiro N20.9m monthly
…Appoints Salisu, Bosso, Ugbade, Bassey into National Teams
Federal Road Safety personnel as our unsung national heroes
Justice for Osinachi Nwachukwu
Is Osinbajo the anointed successor?
FG, experts and the economy
Osun, Nasarawa, Jigawa roll up sleeves for new parks
Time to hold government accountable (1)
Tope Alabi, Mercy Chinwo, Tim Godfrey for Cool FM Easter Praise Jam
StarTimes hosts Femi Adebayo as King of Thieves hits cinemas
How I empowered CD hawkers –Da Emperor, rapper
Gunmen kill INEC staff, 2 others missing in Imo
Kano widow begs: I need N1m to walk again
Comedy lessons Warri taught me –Ginta Blessing (Warri Boy)
Kizz Daniel inks double ambassadorial deals
Tope Alabi, Mercy Chinwo, Tim Godfrey for Cool FM Easter Praise Jam
Ugwuanyi swears in Ajogwu, Anike-Nweze as ENSIEC chairman, member, for 2nd term
India 2022: Egypt U17 girls arrive for clash with Flamingos
Kizz Daniel inks double ambassadorial deals

Daily Trust

INEC Official Shot Dead In Imo
Why Foreign Airlines ‘Mulled’ Ticket Sales In Dollars
CBN Earns N24.8bn From RT 200 Export Policy In 60 Days
Higher Debts: FG Blames Low Revenue, Diversifying Earnings
Adulterated Fuel: Reps Clear 4 Oil-Importing Firms
Senate Raises Panel To Probe Crude Oil Theft
Freight Forwarders Protest Absence Of SON At Ports
‘Gov’ship Race: KEDCO Head, Gwamna To Resign Soon’
NDE Gives N21m Loans To Beneficiaries In Benue, Borno
Unveiling The ‘Gamechanger’, Luxury In Geely Azkarra
N/Assembly Passes N17.3tr Revised 2022 Budget
NADDC Mulls Incentives For EV Buyers, Sellers
Abdulrasheed Emerges First Northern Youth On Forbes Coaches Council
NTIC Spends N500m Annually On Scholarships For 167 Awardees
UniJos Student Researchers Unveil Peace Roadmap
NDE Trains 100 Benue Youths On Skills
Winners Get N15m, Others In TotalEnergies Contest
NFF Overlooks Amuneke, Appoints Yusuf, Finidi, Abd’allah Super Eagles Assistant Coaches
Pillars Given Provisional Approval To Use Sani Abacha Stadium
Super Eagles Coaching Job Highest Honour – Abd’allah
FG Transfers Ahmadu Bello Stadium To Kaduna Gov’t
Leicester Fight Back To Reach Conference League Semis
Swiatek Plays First Match As No 1 With Point To Prove
National Security Challenges Dig Deep As Our Backs Are On The Wall
Benefits Of Fasting During Ramadan (I)
Injustice, Lack Of Home Training Fuelling Insecurity – Clerics
Police To Charge Lady For Raising False Kidnap Alarm
Chibok Parents Lament 8 Years Of Agony
APC Fixes April 20 For NEC Meeting
Ugwuanyi Backs Domestication Of Disability Act By State Assembly
Bigotry Allegation: Osinbajo Shows Off Muslim Aides
Yahaya Bello ‘Fires’ Health Commissioner
Five Popular Kannywood Actresses Who Graced TV Screens In 2000s
Six High Profile Student Kidnaps After Chibok Schoolgirls’ Abduction
INEC Official Shot Dead In Imo
Sources: Council Of State Rejected Francis Atuche’s Pardon Request
Thugs Stone Judge Out Of Courtroom In Bayelsa
Miyetti Allah Distances Self From Benue Killings
Buhari Appoints New Federal Mortgage Bank Directors
National Assembly Approves N4trn For Petrol Subsidy
Census Holds April 2023 – FG
Abduction Threat: 11,536 Schools Closed In Nigeria -UNICEF
Abdulsalami, Jonathan Present As Buhari Presides Over Council Of State Meeting
How Bride-To-Be, 28 Others Died In Sokoto Boat Accident
Police To Charge Lady For Raising False Kidnap Alarm
Chibok Parents Lament 8 Years Of Agony
Why Foreign Airlines ‘Mulled’ Ticket Sales In Dollars
CBN Earns N24.8bn From RT 200 Export Policy In 60 Days
Higher Debts: FG Blames Low Revenue, Diversifying Earnings
Adulterated Fuel: Reps Clear 4 Oil-Importing Firms
Senate Raises Panel To Probe Crude Oil Theft
APC Fixes April 20 For NEC Meeting
2023: Youths Lead In Fresh Voter Registration With 78.7%
Wike Insists On Picking PDP Ticket, Snubs VP Slot
Senators To Adamu: Give Us Automatic Ticket
Dump Career Politicians In 2023, Olawepo – Hashim Urges Nigerians
Pillars Given Provisional Approval To Use Sani Abacha Stadium
Super Eagles Coaching Job Highest Honour – Abd’allah
FG Transfers Ahmadu Bello Stadium To Kaduna Gov’t
Leicester Fight Back To Reach Conference League Semis
World’s Richest Person, Elon Musk, Offers To Buy Twitter For $43bn
Ukraine To Get Fresh €500m Military Aid From EU
American Actor, Steven Seagal, Flies To Russia For Putin’s 70th Birthday
National Security Challenges Dig Deep As Our Backs Are On The Wall
Editorial: As Blaise Campaore Is Sentenced

Vanguard

We may dump APC — Aregbesola’s loyalist
Just in: Obiano’s wife not in our custody – EFCC
Benue bandits attacks: Two-year-old battles for life after being shot on her vagina
Beyond covid, new perspectives on Hajj management
Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate: Sanwo-Olu intervenes, agrees on tolling concessions
2022: US Govt to partner Osun for credible poll
Niger Emir rescues two girls from forced marriage
Gwallameji: Why Bauchi slum with Yoruba-sounding name is gaining popularity
NLNG shipping firm, NDA sign MoU on maritime training
Residents lament again as water scarcity hits Plateau
LG autonomy: You’re enemies of Nigeria, NULGE tells govs
NGX launches West Africa’s first exchange traded derivatives market
Zamfara lawmakers direct govt to return N742m contributory fund to workers
Working Woman: How to manage your time efficiently in Ramadan
Coaches want introduction of VAR in NPFL
Oil firms spill 1,545 barrels of crude oil in Q1’22
Group demands priority treatment for PWDs at polling units
Make this Ramadan the best ever
Ramadan, huge blessing for humanity
2023: Abiola’s son, Kola declares for presidency
Rihanna’s Baby Bump cannot snatch the Bad B!tch in her
Buhari reassures non-interference in court matters
Amaechi applauds improved cargo, ship dwell time
Geely Nigeria strikes with new ‘Game-changer’ Azkarra SUV
Govt should provide palliatives to quench Nigerians’ thirst — CAN
Agric Ministry releases 40,000mt of food for IDPs
CSR-in-Action, Ford Foundation documentary exposes plight of women in extractive communities
Electricity: How sabotage, indiscipline cause fervent grid collapse
Investigate Osinachi’s death, Senate president Lawan tells IGP
Kaduna: Police deploy personnel on highways
Hiding under the umbrella of insecurity by Femi Adesina
2023 PRESIDENCY: Nwodo, Umeh, Anyanwu, others to rally Nigerians on support for S-East
Ugwuanyi swears in Ajogwu, Anike-Nweze as ENSIEC chairman, member, for second term
Women group decries rise in abandoned children in Enug
2023 PRESIDENCY: Nwodo, Umeh, Anyanwu, others to rally Nigerians on support for S-East
Buhari’s revised 2022 fiscal framework: Reps approve N4trn fuel subsidy, US$73 per barrel oil benchmark
2023: Falana, Utomi, Banire, others unveil 40 million ballot movement portal
Elect president with competence, capacity, makes sacrifice — Peter Obi
RUSSIAN WAR: 938 educational facilities destroyed in Ukraine, says Defence Attache
UKRAINE/RUSSIA WAR: More companies leave Russia
Hoodlums kill INEC official in Imo, say no election will hold in 2023
UPDATED: Kaduna train attack: Families besiege NHRC, demand release of abducted victims
Court remands 2 men for allegedly defecating in mosque
Police arrest 5 suspected fraudsters, recover 43 ATM cards in Ebonyi
Man dies in Benin while registering for free medical care
2023: Wike in Edo, shuns government house, meets delegates
He took away my youth at 15 and abused me, Blessing Okoro narrates ordeal with ex-husband
Domestic Violence: Osinachi begged twin sister, church members not to tell me — Pastor Paul Enenche
NLNG shipping firm, NDA sign MoU on maritime training
NGX launches West Africa’s first exchange traded derivatives market
Oil firms spill 1,545 barrels of crude oil in Q1’22
Union Bank grows earnings by 8.9% to N175bn
Coaches want introduction of VAR in NPFL
NFF appoints Salisu, Bosso, Ugbade, Bassey to head male national teams
Fake drugs: We stopped shipment of 80 drugs from China, India — Adeyeye
Owing retired judges makes fighting corruption a mirage — Ojo, SAN

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