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News Headlines Apr 26, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Elon Musk Reaches Agreement to Acquire Twitter for $44bn
•Over 40 million Nigerians on microblogging platform
It’s Igbo’s Turn to Produce President in 2023, Afenifere, MBF, PANDEF Insist
•Declare Yoruba’s presidential bid inelegant •Say unfortunate Jonathan allowed himself to be disgraced
WHO: Malaria Killed over 602,000 People in Nigeria, Others in 2021
Oil Theft: Navy Seizes 6 Million Litres of Stolen Crude from Illegal Refiners
NEF: We’re Not Involved in PDP Consensus Arrangement
2023 Presidency: Peter Obi’s Six Million Supporters Pledge to Raise N6bn
MTN Nigeria Issues Historic N127bn Commercial Paper
Buhari Felicitates Emmanuel Macron on His Reelection as French Presiden
2023: APC Begins Sale of Nomination Forms Today
EFCC Moves against Money Laundering in Real Estate Sector
OPEC Mourns over 100 Persons Killed in Imo Explosion
EU, British Council Train CSOs on Compliance to Regulatory Frameworks
Osinbajo, Amaechi in Ondo to Solicit Delegates’ Votes
Presidential Ticket: Let All Go to National Convention, Say PDP Northern…
WHO Deploys 9 million Doses of Oral Cholera Vaccine in 9…
Former Aviation Minister, Graham Douglas, Dies at 82
FG Concludes Evaluation of First Phase of Road Concession Under HDMI…
FG: It’s Not Customers’ Responsibility to Replace Faulty Electricity Transformers, Others
APC Group Raises N50m for Abiodun’s Nomination Form
Ayu, Mark Head PDP Presidential Appeal, Screening Committees
Panel Issues Arrest Warrant on Police Commissioner
Sylva Commends Dikio for Delivering PAP’s Mandate
It’s Search for President, Not Comedy Talent Hunt
Osinbajo: It’ll Be Great Injustice If I Don’t Contest
Saraki: My Presidency ’ll Bridge the North and South
EFCC Arrests Syndicate Member who Duped Kwara Monarch N33.3m
2023 Presidency: I‘ll Continue to Pray for Osinbajo’s Success, Says Ooni
Judiciary Must Be Free from Executive Arbitrariness, Dominance, NBA Insists
Policeman on Illegal Duty Kills Two, Injures Others in Lagos
One Killed, Seven Injured as Explosion Rocks Yobe
Edo APC House of Assembly Aspirants Protest Decision to Endorse 15…
Kidnapped Herdsmen, Cattles in Anambra Found
NIGERIA AND FOOD SECURITY
LESSONS FROM THE FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
WHY PETER OBI MUST LEARN TO SPEAK IN NIGERIA’S ‘POLITICALESE’
INSECURITY CHALLENGES IN NIGERIA: WAY OUT OF SEEMING DESPONDENCY (4)
SERAP Sues Buhari over Failure to Publish Indicted Persons in Alleged…
Waste Managers, LAWMA Call for Strict Enforcement of Environmental Laws
Climate Resilience, Just Energy Transition Focus of AfDB 2022 Meetings
Domestic Violence: Nigerian Women at Risk
Osinachi’s Death: Reflections on Gender-Based Violence
Court of Appeal’s Power to Exercise Original Jurisdiction in a Claim
Former Ogun Deputy Governor Arraigned by Police
Another Nigerian Makes QC in UK
Wabote: Global Energy Transition Growth Opportunity for Nigeria’s Oil, Gas Industry
NBA President Set to Marry
Secrecy of Terrorism Trials in Nigeria
Supporting Graduate Transition into the Project Economy Job Market
ABAEZI AND THE ALBATROSS OF OIL THEFT
Afriland Properties Plans to Roll-out Signature Projects
FAREWELL, MWAI KIBAKI
MAINSTREAMING GENDER MATTERS
ERA, Others Condemn IOCs’ Divestments in Niger Delta
2023: We’re Perfecting Plans for Jonathan’s Defection to APC, Says CNPDN
MTN Nigeria Signs Historical N127bn Series 1 & 2 CP Issuance
Buhari Felicitates Macron on Reelection as French President
The Journey of a Million Books
2023 Presidency: Peter Obi’s 6m Supporters Pledge to Raise N6bn
WHO Deploys 9m Doses of Oral Cholera Vaccine in Nine States
Presidency: Kukah’s Criticism of FG Contributed to Delayed Delivery of Super…
Kwara Camps Students Representing Nigeria at World Schools Debate
Illicit Financial Flow: Nigeria Tasks West Africa on Register of Property…
Troops Arrest Notorious Bandit Leader in Nasarawa
Monitor Your Children against Drug Abuse, NDLEA Urges Parents
Ramadan: Chartered Institute Kicks against Date for Conference on Non-oil Export
Ex-Minister Submits Nomination Form, Mobilises to Pick Plateau PDP Guber Ticket
Self Determination: NDC Unveils Niger Delta Charter, Commences Enforcement
2023: Group Urges Kwara APC Leadership to Cede Reps Ticket to…
2023 Governorship: Iyovwaye Vows to Revitalise Moribund Industries in Delta
Mentally-ill Woman Fights Ministry Officials Attempting to Take Her Newborn
Northern Youth Supports Endorsement of Presidential Consensus Candidates
Police Arrest Two Suspected Ritualists in Kwara
Group Backs Saraki, Mohammed’s Endorsement as Consensus Candidates
Six Worshippers Injured as Church Building Collapses in Badagry
No Respite as Nigeria Expends Over N758bn on Petrol Subsidy in…
Six Years After Signing 1125mw Power Purchase Deals, 14 Firms Fail…
Accugas Ramps Up Gas Supply to 391mw FIPL Power Plants
Experts Urge Stakeholders to Explore CBN’s N250bn LPG intervention Fund
Brand Analysts Laud Effectiveness of Hollandia Yoghurt Campaign
PA Partners Police, LASG to Curb Extortion Along Port Corridor
APC Group Raises N50m for Abiodun’s Nomination Form
Why North East Consolidated Group Supports Saraki
Owerri Senatorial Seat: Between Chukwueke and Maduka
Reviving Ogun Mass Transport Scheme
Ejiro Umukoro: Championing Women’s Right in Media, Politics
The Disruptive Role of Executive Assistants in Work Organisations,
NPFL: Rivers, Plateau Continue Title Chase with Home Victories
Heineken’s Quality UCL Merchandise for Fans as Push for Final Tickets Begins
Guardiola Wants Man City to Forget Past History against Madrid Tonight
We Can Make The Commonwealth A Real Global Power
Chrisland, Parenting And Our New Society
My Ideal Ticket For 2023
Editorial
PROLIFERATION OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES
2023 and Interim Government Bogey

The Nation

Why I’m in presidential race, by Osinbajo
NASU, SSANU extend warning strike by one month, says JAC
Ikpeazu, Sanwo-Olu, Obanikoro, others mourn Alaafin of Oyo
APC begins sale of nomination forms Tuesday
Ex-minister Graham-Douglas dies at 82
PDP ex-governors, aspirants reject consensus candidate
Alaafin’s body buried according to tradition, says Oyo high chief
2023: It’d be disservice, injustice not to contest – Osinbajo
Helping young entrepreneurs in avocado business
IBM, group partner
Participants to focus on insecurity, SMEs at Securex confab
Oyo holds new hope as new bus scheme takes off
Why I’m in presidential race, by Osinbajo
NASU, SSANU extend warning strike by one month, says JAC
Nigeria’s sea of ‘redundant’ submarine cables
NCC, stakeholders brainstorm on blockchain
Airtel urges kids on reading culture
Helping young entrepreneurs in avocado business
Oyo holds new hope as new bus scheme takes off
Policeman kills two, injure others at Lagos party
Three die in Abia road accident
3,000 Yoruba displaced in Akwa Ibom crisis
NDLEA arrests suspect behind N3b Tramadol linked to Abba Kyari’s…
Chidinma’s trial stalled over Ataga’s bank accounts row
Chrisland girl apologises over video
Police bust kidnap syndicate in Ogun
One dead, seven injured in Yobe blast
NCC, stakeholders brainstorm on blockchain
SUMMER TRANSFER: Osimhen rejects Arsenal for UCL action
Low turnout observed in schools as Lagos students…
Kwara students to represent Nigeria at World…

The Punch

Falcons star adding Nigerian flavour to Mexican football
Power cable kills four children, Ondo lawmaker fumes
Academy seeks empowerment of special needs youths, adults
UNICAL student wins reality show
Ex-Sporting Lisbon coach, Peseiro, leads race for Eagles job
Electoral Act: Amaechi, Ngige, others risk disqualification over failure to resign
Abba Kyari: Drug baron with 103 bank accounts nabbed at Lagos airport
Chrisland: 10-year-old pupil deletes social media videos, apologises
Lebanese firm workers in Ogun lament poor salaries, welfare
Oromoni inquest: Dowen College pupils testify, court bars journalists
Hajj: Intending Muslim pilgrims storm Lagos Assembly, protest fare hike
MSMEs drop by two million in four years – SMEDAN
Nigeria has 70% road infrastructure deficit, says minister
Twitter: Musk promises free speech after $44bn purchase
N100bn UN climate fund inaccessible by Nigeria, others – NiMet
2023 presidency: Wike donates N200m to Kaduna IDPs
2023: Nasarawa PDP gov aspirants unite to unseat Sule
2022: INEC assures Ekiti of readiness for improved polls
2023: Osun APC members oppose ceding NASS tickets to Osogbo
How we defeated Enyimba in Ibadan – 3SC forward, Omoduemuke
NPFL: Rivers, Plateau title fight intensifies, Elephants down in Ibadan
Actor, Itele D Icon, welcomes new child
I’m never afraid to fall in love – Nkechi Blessing

Leadership

NCPC Boss Decries Security Situation In Plateau
World Malaria Day: Nisa Premier Takes Free Medical Outreach To FCT Community
Be Involved In LG Election, Ward Congresses, Ortom Tells Appointees, Others
Niger Court Awards N1bn Against Truck Owners For Blocking Highway
Reps Postpone Resumption Of Plenary
Uzodimma Mourns Victims Of Ohaji-Egbema Disaster
‘Jonathan Can Rescue Nigeria’
Delta Govt, Community Disagree Over Abandoned Road
Southern, Middle-Belt Youths Slam APC, Buhari Over N100m Nomination Fee
US Contributes $768m To Fighting Malaria In Nigeria
NUC Approves 21 Programmes For Kano Varsity
IOM Chief Lauds NIDCOM’s Diaspora Engagements
1 Killed As Gunmen Attack Military Checkpoint In Bayelsa
Edo Assembly Aspirants Reject Automatic Ticket For 14 Non-inaugurated Members
2023: Jonathan’s Defection To APC Underway – Supporters
Guinea, Burkina Faso Risk More Sanctions Over Transition Delay
NORTHERN PDP CONSENSUS: Ango Abdullahi On His Own Over Saraki, Bala’s Choice – Baba-Ahmed
2023: Why I Want To Be President – Osinbajo
2023 PRESIDENCY: Citing Fairness, Southern, Middle-Belt Leaders Make Case For South East
LEADERSHIP Award: NNPC Achieved This By Teamwork – Kyari
World Richest Man, Elon Musk, Buys Twitter For $44bn
Southern, Middle-Belt Youths Slam APC, Buhari Over N100m Nomination Fee
2023: Jonathan’s Defection To APC Underway – Supporters
Umahi’s Successor: RMAFC Boss, Mbam, Warns Against Imposition
Stock Markets Tumble Over China Lockdown Fears
Experts Expect Bullish Equities Trading To Continue
[EDITORIAL] One Boat Mishap Too Many

The Sun

NDLEA nabs businessman over N3bn tramadol linked to DCP Kyari’s team
The Sun award, incentive for greater service –Gov Uzodimma
2023: It’ll be great injustice if I didn’t contest – Osinbajo
Tucano jets delay: Blame military not Kukah, NEF tells Presidency
2023: Dollar scarcity hits banks
Nigeria needs visionary leader to get out of current mess –Saraki
2023: Jonathan to declare soon
Secret trial: Nnamdi Kanu goes to court, says it’s unconstitutional, null, void
States’ IGR shrinking due to insecurity, crude volatility –NGF
Wike woos Kaduna PDP delegates, donates N200m to banditry victims
NDLEA nabs businessman over N3bn tramadol linked to DCP Kyari’s team
NASU, SSANU extend warning strike by 1 month
2023: National convention’ll determine PDP candidate –Northern stakeholders
… Igbo leaders urge South East aspirants to press on with presidential bid
2023: Why northern elders chose Saraki, Bala Mohammed –Paul Onongo
‘FG recorded N2.23trn fiscal deficit in Q4 2021’
CFM Seeds for Future tackles infrastructure deficit in education sector
Bayer to hold 4th edition of annual Nigeria Maize Conference
2023: Dollar scarcity hits banks
FG to concession 42.74b metric tonnes bitumen –Minister
Dare vows to complete Obafemi Awolowo Stadium renovation
Heineken ‘Fan Up’ UCL fans with quality merchandise
Ighalo set for big summer transfer
Kebbi to host Second Round of 2022 Beach Soccer League
Anthony Joshua vs Usyk 2 may hold July 23
Paris 2024 Olympic Games: Africa, Oceania lose out in weightlifting qualifying system
Amoo suffers injury ahead of Super Eagles’ list for qualifiers
NPFL: Rivers, Plateau continue title chase with home wins
Osimhen stopped from attacking Napoli fans
…Nigerian star ‘ll ‘only join’ Arsenal after UCL ticket
Besiktas joins race to sign Onyekuru
Uchenna Kanu dreams AWCON glory
Is the future of Nigeria on hold?
Living with Nyesom Wike
Are Service Chiefs overwhelmed?
Rough rice, rotten yams and Abuja mess
Domestic violence: Not a ‘family affair’
Controversial steps to sanity
NPFL: Rivers, Plateau continue title chase with home wins
Soldiers repel attack on military checkpoint in Bayelsa
Igbo language whiz kid
Strike: EWAN, CPE, lawyer kick against continuous closure of varsities
UBEC, UNICEF collaborate to improve primary school girls’ transition to JSS
9mobile trains 100 teachers on innovative skills
Imo explosion: Death toll rises to 150
Lagos emir appoints pr specialist as San Turaki
Police recover 15 abandoned vehicles, warn owners
CFM Seeds for Future tackles infrastructure deficit in education sector
Explosion kills 1, injures 5 in Yobe
… Ihedioha mourns, calls for probe, sanction

Daily Trust

Rarara, Buhari’s Praise Singer, Hits President In New Song
Ahead Of Sallah, Air Fares Skyrocket
Northern Bigwigs Dividing South To Retain Power In 2023 – Afenifere Leader
Wike Woos PDP Delegates In Kaduna, Donates N200m To Victims Of Banditry
N-Power Beneficiaries, CSO Raise N20m For Kano Gov’ship Aspirant
PDP Elders Dismiss Ango Abdullahi’s Consensus, Task Aspirants
Buhari’s Supporters Endorse Kwankwaso
14m Votes Waiting For Tinubu In S/West – SWAGA
Presidential Aspirant Backs Kwara Gov 2nd Term Bid
Why Jack-Rich Not Tinubu, Osinbajo Should Succeed Buhari – Yuguda
Pan-Africanism Is The Panacea To The West’s Systemic Racism
From Reproach To Restoration
EDITORIAL: Lessons From Boris Johnson’s Sanction
2023 Elections: Deep Pockets And Shallow Thoughts
Lessons From The France’s Presidential Election
NIN And The Ire Of Identity
Bandits Run Out Of Fuel, Abandon 10 Motorcycles In Abuja
Hubby Abandons Home, Says Wife Is Adulterous, Fetish
Drunk Cop Kills 2 At Lagos Birthday Party
Nat’l Mosque Distributes Foodstuff To 200 Faithful
Bayelsa Community Beats 2 Cable Thieves To Pulp
EFCC Bursts Syndicate That Duped Kwara Emir N33m
Eid El-Fitr: FOMWAN Gives Clothes To Over 600 Orphans, Widows
Abuja Community Attack: Missing 9-Year-Old Girl Found Dead
Police, Amotekun, Others Burst Kidnappers’ Hideout, Arrest 9 In Ogun
Suspect Behind N3bn Tramadol Linked To Abba Kyari’s Team Arrested
Court Remands Man For Defiling 6-Year-Old Girl
Hajj: Kwara Gets 1,403 Slots
18 Firms Shortlisted To Toll Abuja-Lokoja, 11 Other Roads
‘Nigerian Farmers, Others In W/Africa May Face Flood’
Nigeria Moves To Explore 42bn Tons Bitumen Deposit – Minister
MTN Issues N127bn Commercial Paper
Ogun Pays N500m Gratuity For Q1
Lafarge Declares N51bn Profits After Tax
15% Vehicle Levy: Ports Clearing Agents Shelve Strike
Why We’re Investing In Luxury Real Estates – Address Homes
Lagos To Prosecute Coys Buying Vandalised Rail Tracks
NIPOST, Tech Firm Partner For Registering Courier Operators
Shelter Afrique Offers N46bn Bond
Interior Designers Seek Licensing To End Quackery
Pest Control Through Source Site Management Key To Malaria Elimination – PECAN
Keystone Bank Trains Women On Meter Installation
Pharmacists’ Council’s International Accreditation Will Improve Health Sector – FG
Rivers, Plateau Utd Continue Title Chase With Home Wins
Real Madrid Happy To Prove Critics Wrong, Says Ancelotti
Gwagwalada Emerges Champions Of FOSLA U-13 Tourney
Nsikak Wins South-South Scrabble Tournament
Swiatek Extends Lead, Badosa Up To Second
Bus Tumbles As Gunmen Enforcing IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order Create Scare In Imo
Intending Pilgrims Protest Over 100% Hike In Hajj Fare
NDLEA Links Abba Kyari’s Team To Fresh N3bn Tramadol Deal, Arrests Drug Baron
Buhari Mourns Alabo Tonye Graham-Douglas
COVID-19: Don’t Shun Vaccine, Red Cross Warns
Kwara Students To Represent Nigeria At World Schools’ Debate
Wike Donates N200m To Kaduna IDPs
18 Firms Shortlisted To Toll Abuja-Lokoja, 11 Other Roads
‘Nigerian Farmers, Others In W/Africa May Face Flood’
Nigeria Moves To Explore 42bn Tons Bitumen Deposit – Minister
MTN Issues N127bn Commercial Paper
Ogun Pays N500m Gratuity For Q1
Rivers, Plateau Utd Continue Title Chase With Home Wins

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