News Headlines Apr 7, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 7, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Ohaneze: PDP Has Committed Political Suicide by Discarding Zoning
Lai Mohammed Urges Supporters in Kwara APC Not to Dump Party
(Updated) Defection: Anxiety as Court Defers Judgment in Suit Seeking Ayade’s Sack
Covid: FG Lifts 12 Midnight to 4am Nationwide Curfew
Buhari Signs Executive Order 11 on Public Buildings’ Maintenance
Russian-Ukraine War: Poland Accommodates 2,000 Fleeing Nigerians, Millions of Refugees
FG Lifts Nationwide Curfew on COVID-19
•Removes restriction on number of persons attending religious gathering
Lawmakers Investigate Privacy Breach, Identify Theft of Telephone Subscribers
Lagos Leads in Technology Start-up, Says Sanwo-Olu
Buhari Elevates Abdullahi to Minister of Environment
Report: Digitalisation Could Boost Commonwealth Trade by $1.2trn
Copyright Bill: Senate Okays Jail Term for Violators
Bank of Agriculture MD, Ali-Hassan, Regains Freedom from Terrorists Eight Days…
Insecurity: CAN, Ethnic Groups Protest Incessant Attacks, Killings in Plateau
Retired Judge, Lagos Govt Opt for Out-of-Court Settlement over Unpaid Gratuity
Train Attack: Coalition of CSOs Call for Amaechi’s Resignation
Ahead of 2023, INEC Seeks Robust Security in Election Management
PDP Presidential Ticket: Obi, Tambuwal Intensify Consultation
FG: Terrorists Suffering Heavy Casualties as Air Strikes Avert Killing of…
Obi: Only Strong Economy Can Guarantee Vibrant Foreign Policy
Reddington Hospital Performs First Keyhole Prostate Cancer Surgery in Africa
APC: We Haven’t Made Any Decision on Party Primaries
Wanted Taraba Drug Cartel Queen Nabbed by NDLEA
Police Arrest Eight for Armed Robbery in Rivers
2023: Kachikwu Declares for Presidency, Vows to Tackle Security, Corruption
Senate Moves to End Nigerians Maltreatment in Ghana
Ekiti 2022: Scores Injured, Cars Damaged as Oni’s Convey is…
Public Offices: Court Orders FG to Reserve 35% for Women
EU Donates 30 Boats, Forensic Equipment to ECOWAS for Security
NSITF Disagrees with N/Assembly on Remittance of N3.8bn
Strike: Govt Agencies Interfacing with ASUU, SSANU, Others, Says Lai Mohammed
FG to Prosecute 1,500 Workers with Fake Employment Letters
2023: Ex-PDP State Chairmen, Youths Berate Governors over Attack on Emefiele
Killings, Kidnappings, May Lead to Famine in Ekiti, Farmers Warn
FCT Minister, Zone 7 Police Chief Meet over Banditry, Kidnapping
2023: Nasarawa Gives Appointees April 8 to Resign
‘Kidnapped Catholic Reverend in Niger Now in Solitary Confinement’
FG Pre-qualifies 98,000 Beneficiaries for GEEP 2.0 Programme
NACA DG: We Want to Replicate ‘CACOVID Feat’ in HIV Response…
FG Detects 1,500 Fake Workers in Civil Service
2023: CSOs, APC Support Groups Adopt Tinubu as Best Choice
FG Committed to Promoting Local Production of Quality, Affordable Devices
2023: I’m Ready to Make Sacrifices for Nigeria’s Progress, Says Ex-Gombe…
Lai Mohammed Urges Supporters in Kwara APC Not to Dump…
Nigeria not Overwhelmed by Security Challenges, Says Lai Mohammed
NLC Tasks FG on Insecurity
Emulating Senate, House Extends 2021 Budget Implementation to May 31
Ortom Denies Cracks in PDP, Says Leaders Working in Harmony
A’Ibom Cleric Denies Linking Gov Emmanuel to Freemason, Cultism
Lawmakers Investigate Avoidable Deaths, Disability Caused by Medical Practitioners
Insecurity: Chief of Defence Staff Harps on Synergy Between Journalist, Military
NSCDC Arrest 14 Suspects over Illegal Petroleum Products in Rivers
Gombe Gov Inspects Township Roads Network Project
(Updated) Defection: Anxiety as Court Defers Judgment in Suit Seeking Ayade’s Sack
APC Gubernatorial Aspirants Supports Niger IDPs with Food Items
2023: PDP Presidential Aspirants Canvass Party Unity
Court Remands 19-yr-old Apprentice for Allegedly Raping Minor in Ondo
Living in Unity, Love Will Aid Nigeria’s Unimpeded Devt, Says Nasarawa…
‘Dash Me Store Foundation’ Rekindles My Love for Vulnerable, Needy People,…
APC Presidential Ticket: Support Groups Push for Consensus
Enugu Appoints Prof. Okolie as ESUT Vice-Chancellor
2023: Ishaku Orders Aspiring Political Appointees to Resign
One Killed, 11 Injured in Fresh NURTW Crisis in Ondo
FG Urges NDPB to Guarantee Citizens’ Data Protection
Soludo Inaugurates C’ttee to Unravel Cause of Agitation in S’east
Groups Support Iyovwaye’s Governorship Ambition in Delta
Sanwo-Olu: We’ll Be Creative in Lagos’ Financial Model
Five Amnesty Programme Students Bag First Class as Varsity Graduates 119
London-based Medical Expert Declares for Ebonyi Guber Race
2023: APC Running against Time to Conduct Party Primaries, Says Okorocha
Bauchi APC Guber Aspirant Distributes Cars, Motorcycles to Party Officials
NNPC, APWEN Donate Labs, Borehole to Misau Primary School
Buhari Signs Executive Order 11 on Public Buildings’ Maintenance
2023: ‘Choice of Umo Eno Lacks Equity, Fairness’
Maritime and Offshore Award unveils International Panel of Judges
Fidelity Bank Grows Nigerian export sector with its EMP 12 Initiative
CIS launches Academy to train Capital Market Operators, Others
Hogan Lovells Advises Sojitz in Largest Private Sector Gas Distribution Deal
Samsung, Western Digital Collaborate to Drive Standardisation
Airtel Partners Konga to Deepen Digital Retail Business
Abaribe: I’m Determined to Be the Change in Abia
Aondoakaa: I Was Sacked as Minister Because of My Stance
The Hero Called Umar Muda
Second Niger Bridge: Filling Nigeria’s Infrastructure Gap
Mr Eazi Expands Business Conglomerate to Rwanda
Commitment to Technical Education Development
Interswitch Re-launches eClinic for Efficient, Quality Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria
ACOMIN: States not Meeting Obligation on Anti Malaria Drugs for Pregnant Women
Avon HMO Hosts Critical Health Stakeholders at NBCC Conference and Exhibition
Boosting Fight against Non-communicable Diseases with Sugar Tax
NFF Mourns Former FIFA Referee Okubule
Spanish Players’ Union, AFA Futbol, to Challenge Nwakali’s Sack in Court
Super Falcons in Canada for Friendlies with Olympic Champions
Osimhen Visits World Cup Frustration on Ikpeba
Presidential Aspiration by Deceit

The Nation

Senate okays Transportation varsity in Daura
Buhari signs Executive Order 11
APC to consult Buhari, governors on timetable for primaries
Odinkalu, Charley Boy, Onwenu, Bianca for talks with IPOB, agitators
Two die in ex-President Jonathan’s convoy crash
Zoning : Ohanaeze lashes PDP as Fayose faults consensus
Insecurity: Fed Govt dismisses claims it’s overwhelmed
Ekiti 2022: Oni escapes assassination as thugs invade SDP secretariat
Abducted BoA MD regains freedom
Fed Govt reconstitutes transport agencies governing boards
Kachikwu seeks ADC presidential ticket
Constitution amendment
NIN-SIM linkage
House extends 2021 capital budget implementation to May 31
APGA National Secretary Maku returns to PDP
President redeploys minister
EFCC gets nod to probe oil firm, MD over unexplained $38m payment
Editorial : NIN-SIM linkage
‘Not using deodorants, body spray should be punishable by law’
We’re finally ready to have kids – Chizzy Alichi
UN chair raises the alarm over organ harvesting disguised as…
Helen Paul: Change your status to ‘married on credit’ if…
Fuji musician Easy Sawaba is dead
I’m blessed to have inner, outer beauty – Regina…
Love, lies kept me with ex-lover, says Tonto Dikeh
Zenith Bank gives N93.33b dividends
CBN fines four banks over crypto transactions…
B2B e-commerce: The aggregator improving business
Five countries with most billionaires
EDITORIAL: Constitution amendment
UCL: Villarreal stun German Champion Bayern 1-0 in Spain
Who becomes next Kaduna governor?
13 aspirants eyeing Niger Government House

The Punch

Sheikh Nuru Khalid and the problem of religion
Ex-Gov Attah slams Malami with N1.5bn defamation suit
No plan to reduce duty on imported vehicles – Customs
2023: 65 pro-Akpabio groups raise over N100m for nomination form
Gospel according to Sheikh Khalid
Zoning crisis threatens PDP, South insists on presidency
Train attack: Agriculture bank MD released in honour of Ramadan —Terrorists
Lagos father smashes baby’s skull, burns house, blames evil spirits
Suspected smugglers kill Ogun Customs officer, dump body in pit
Police quiz caretaker over cult initiation of Lagos poly students
Plateau youths, women, protest killings, demand justice
No plan to reduce duty on imported vehicles – Customs
Reps halt Ecological Fund allocation to NEMA, others
Mortgage bank loses N2bn assets over NEXIM loan default
CBN fines three banks N800m over crypto transactions
Ekiti 2022: Hoodlums attack Oni’s convoy, injure supporters
2023: Atiku absent as PDP presidential aspirants meet in Rivers
2023: Okowa’s Chief of Staff, nine commissioners resign to contest elections
2023: I guarantee victory if given ticket, Wike tells PDP
Aribo seeks end to Europa League goal drought
Osimhen injured, doubtful for Fiorentina clash
Troost-Ekong set for LA Galaxy move
NPFL: Rivers, Plateau hoping to extend lead
Actress, Ada Karl, tackles Tonto Dikeh over 15-year debt
Rapper, Tory Lanez, arrested for tweeting about ex, Megan Thee Stallion
My skits once had zero comments, views – Taaooma
Comedians don’t intentionally make people feel bad – Basketmouth


SIM-NIN Linkage: Matters Arising
Amid Backlash Over PDP Open Ticket: Northern Presidential Aspirants Lobby Southern Governors
We’re Not Overwhelmed By Security Challenges – Federal Govt
Jonathan Escapes Death In Auto Crash, Loses 2 Aides
Zenith Bank Pays N97.33bn Dividend To Shareholders
World Health Day: Diesel, Electricity Crises Hamper Hospital Services
We Don’t Need Money, Govt Knows What We Want, Say Terrorists Who Attacked Kaduna Train
UPDATED: FRSC Confirms 2 Die, 2 Hospitalised In Jonathan’s Convoy Crash
Federal Govt Okays Establishment Of New 12 Varsities
The Reward For Excellence Is Global Recognition
Boko Haram Faction Executes 10 ISWAP Fighters, Commanders
T Pumpy Estates Announces 50% Slash Mega Promo Across Nigeria
Young Nigerian Enterpreneur, Muili Seun, Unveils Radio Station Platform ‘Tesa Radio’
Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ Shirt To Sell For £4m
Train Attack: Bandits Free Agric Bank MD
INEC Rejects Kano PDP Caretaker C’ttee, Wants Party To Revert To Status Quo
2023 Presidency: Pro-Akpabio Groups Rake In N100m For Minister’s Nomination Form
2023: Wike Says PDP Will Make Nigerians Happy As Presidential Aspirants Meet In Rivers
Electoral Act: Kano Appointees Move Against NASS Over Section 84
Jang’s Eldest Son Joins Reps Race
I’ve Donated My N20m For Nomination Forms To APC – Akume
Benue 2023: Igbawua Not Against Zoning To Kwande – Campaign Team
Can New Electoral Law Reverse Rising Voter Apathy?
PDP Chieftain Canvasses Multiple Options Against Insecurity
Zenith Bank Pays N97.33bn Dividend To Shareholders
Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ Shirt To Sell For £4m
2022 NSF: Minister Appeals For Corporate Support, Inaugurates MOC
Fuji Musician, Easy Sawaba, Dies At 71
EDITORIAL: SIM-NIN Linkage: Matters Arising
State Of Non Security

The Sun

Ex-president Jonathan mourns as 2 security aides die in Abuja convoy auto crash
2023: PDP has commited suicide –Ohanaeze
FG counters Obasanjo on insecurity, blames PDP for worsening economy
Buhari assents to EO 11 on public buildings maintenance
Kaduna military base attack: Number of soldiers killed rises
3 killed, others abducted as bandits attack Taraba mosque
UK tasks FG on incessant conflicts
Abiodun swears in 9 permanent secretaries, 4 principal-generals
FG okays establishment of 12 new varsities
2023: I’m desperate to see better Nigeria –Obi
Queen of drug cartel, cross border trafficker nabbed in Taraba, Adamawa
Defection: Again, court defers judgment in PDP’s suit against Gov. Ayade, deputy
Road to 2023: What Anambra people expect from Soludo –Umenzekwe, APC chieftain
2023: Kachikwu joins ADC presidential race
Jubilation as PDP returnee in Nsukka collapses APC structure for Ugwuanyi
Electoral Act: APC orders ministers, appointees interested in 2023 polls to resign
Wike hosts presidential aspirants, harps on unity
Power failure: Reduce DisCos’ franchise areas to state-by-state basis, engineers suggest
CBDC research to intensify as 80% of Central Banks mull projects similar to eNaira
FSI partners FUTMinna on virtual hackathon for MSMEs
Infrastructure finance: Bayelsa, IFDC sign MoU on key projects
FOU A’ arrests 23 suspected smugglers, intercepts 68,225 litres of petroleum
Ex-Super Eagles coordinator, Bello-Osagie joins calls for Pinnick, others sack
Anoruo races to lead on day 1 of Nigeria Masters
Quadri Aruna returns to Top 12 in ITTF ranking
Napoli to sell Osimhen for N60bn
Adeniyi grabs gold at OUA Wrestling championship
Tiger Woods confirms participation at the 86th Masters
Moses Simon nominated for Marc-Vivien Foé award
Fans hinge teams’ W/Cup miss on Buhari
Politics of Pastor Tunde Bakare
Our pitiful Naira notes
Asaju: Turnaround man goes to Ilesa
Many frustrations of El-Rufai
Cry, my beloved country
Nweke: The will to lead frankly, purposefully
JOHESU wants sanctions against CMDs, MDs of federal health institutions
2023: BAT/PYO and mentor-mentee conundrum
Land grabbers on the prowl
2023 presidency: Why APC should support Ngige
Enugu guber: Kingsley Udeh,voters and issues
FSI partners FUTMinna on virtual hackathon for MSMEs
FOU A’ arrests 23 suspected smugglers, intercepts 68,225 litres of petroleum
Land grabbers on the prowl
FG okays establishment of 12 new varsities
Fuel Africa 2022: Firms collaborate to launch healthcare innovation programme


2023: APGA cuts nomination fees for women, youth by 50%
107-yr-old woman remanded for allegedly plucking out boy’s eye in Kano
Road, rail or air: Nigerians can’t travel safely in their own country; why?
Antagonizing, discrediting UTAS highly unpatriotic ―ASUU
Dialogue with pro-Biafra groups now, MASSOB tells S’East govs
2023: APGA cuts nomination fees for women, youth by 50%
Reddington performs 1st keyhole prostate cancer surgery in Sub- Saharan Africa
Zenith Bank shareholders get N97.33bn dividends
When a presidency becomes an existential threat
Wealthygen and its many acts of charity
Farmers group urges CBN to expand ABP
COVID-19: FG lifts midnight curfew, movement restriction
Customs impounds N767m worth of smuggled goods last month
FMN gets ISO 27001 certification for cyber security
Zimbabwean central bank to introduce $100 note
Asuquo Ekpenyong engages River’s youths, advocates participation in voter registration
How Nigerian student in UK died ‘after eating cannabis sweets’ bought from messaging app
Saraki campaign DG commends PDP over zoning decision
2023: Why I want to be President – Dumebi Kachikwu
BEDC’s suit challenging involvement in disputed debt adjourned till May 30
Let’s work together to make Nigeria safer, better – DGSS, Bichi begs CSOs
NIN/SIM linkage brouhaha: No plans to hike telecom tariff – ALTON
Drama as Reps reject motion to probe invasion of Uyo high court by police
Legendary fuji star, Easy Sawaba, dies at 71
COVID-19: FG relaxes restrictions on political gatherings
Court fixes June 1 for hearing impersonation, fraud charge against CAC Pastor
FG to sanction directors absent from SMAT-P training
Nollywood stars will do anything to be in Big Brother’s House — Ka3na
Jonathan escapes death as 2 Police escorts die in auto crash
Let’s work together to make Nigeria safer, better— DSS begs CSOs
2023: Delta PDP Stakeholders assure aspirants of level playing ground
If I knew, I would have stopped her from returning — Aunt of Scotland returnee allegedly killed by husband
Haitian Princess Mickael Marabou drops another banger titled Tounen Nan Baz Ou
How young people can change the narrative through entertainment, hard work – Emmanuel Edoh
Insecurity: We’re not overwhelmed — FG
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Court fixes June 1 for hearing impersonation, fraud charge against CAC Pastor
Return of Schools: Ondo Muslims threaten Akeredolu with court action
Supremacy: Boko Haram executes 10 ISWAP commanders, vows to ‘eliminate all ISWAP fighters on earth’
Man in court for allegedly stabbing co-tenant with broken bottle
Two injured, vehicles damaged in Lagos windstorm
2023 Presidency: Nigeria needs wealth creators, there’s nothing to share again — Peter Obi
Zenith Bank shareholders get N97.33bn dividends
Farmers group urges CBN to expand ABP
FMN gets ISO 27001 certification for cyber security
Nigeria’s public debt to rise above N50trn
E-payment transactions rise 2.1 % to N29trn
Kelechi Nwakali says Huesca contract termination was because he represented Nigeria at AFCON
FIFA picks 8 African referees for Qatar World Cup, ignores Nigeria
NFF Exco gives sub-committee 5 days to recommend new Super Eagles coaches

Daily Trust

Bandits: We’ll Kill Train Passengers If FG Fails To Meet Our Demands
Return To APC, Lai Urges Supporters
Saraki Submits Reconciliation Report, Tasks PDP On Fair Primaries
3 Eye Adamu’s Seat In Senate
Court Delivers Judgment On Ayade’s Defection Today
I’ve Formula To End Insecurity – APC Female Presidential Aspirant
Amaechi And Emiefile: APC’s Shadow Presidential Aspirants (I)
Who Is Responsible For Climate Breakdown?
Invitation To Solidarity With Rwanda In Commemorating The 1994 Genocide
Nigeria: Losing Its Most Valuable Asset
Out Of The Abundance Of The Heart
107-Year-Old Woman Remanded For Plucking Boy’s Eye
New Twist As NURTW Dissolves Lagos Council
How Peacemaker Ended With Amputated Arm In Kano
Kidnapping: FCT Minister Asks Police To Beam Search Light On Area Councils
‘Queen Of Drug Cartel’ Arrested In Taraba
2 Arraigned Over Cheating
Abductors Of Kaduna Community Leader’s Wives, Daughters Slash Ransom To N5m
2 Brothers Remanded Over Robbery, Homicide
Calls Barring: Jos Residents Besiege NIN Enrollment Centres
Firemen Rescue Man From Well In Kano
Female Students Trained On Sanitary Pad Production
Man Arraigned For Sodomising 12-Year-Girl
CBN Fines Access, UBA, Stanbic N800m For Crypto Transactions
Subscribers Count Losses As FG’s Directive To Bar Lines Subsists
NGO Asks Court To Compel Reps To Reopen Probe Of China Loans
Open Treasury Portal: AGF Says Problems Will Be Fixed Soon
How Negative Investor Sentiment Overshadowed Companies’ Results In March – Vetiva
Zenith Bank Shareholders Pocket N97bn Dividend
FMBN To Introduce Non-Interest Product
Nigerian Fintech, Leatherback Raises N4bn Pre-Seed Funding
‘How To Ensure Gender Inclusion In Financial Access’
Customs Raked In N767m, Arrested 23 Smugglers In March
VCs’ Appointments: How Political, Local Interests Fuel Protests In Varsities
Farmers Excited As Tiga Dam Reopens
32 FCT Women Trained On Pumpkin Leaf, Ugu, Cultivation
Qatar 2022: Senate Probes Vandalisation Of Abuja Stadium
Super Falcons Warm Up For 2022 AWCON With Canada Friendlies
Villarreal Stun Bayern Munich For First Leg Lead
Benzema Treble Puts Real In Command Against Chelsea
Warriors Top Enyimba In Abia Derby As Akwa Hold Pillars 0-0
Iorfa Unperturbed Ahead Showdown With Rivers United
Dansadau, Sheikh Khalid And The Train Wreck Of Politics Of Faith
60-Year-Old Man Hangs Self In Kano
Stop Using Dankwambo’s Name To Attract Sympathy, Aide Tackles APC
2023: Ex Anambra CJ, Umeadi Picks APGA N25m Presidential Forms
Champions League: Benzema Hits Hat Trick As Real Madrid Down Chelsea
Buhari Reshuffles Perm Secs
NiMet Forecasts Heavy Rainfall In Abuja, Cross River, Kogi, Others
Jonathan: How Policemen Attached To Me Died At Abuja Airport
Train Attack: Terrorists Release Bank Of Agric MD
Apo Mosque’s Pulpit Once Used To Campaign For Buhari – Sacked Imam
Jonathan Escapes Unhurt As Aides Die In Abuja Road Accident
The Sky Didn’t Fall When I Asked Jonathan To Resign, Says Sacked Imam
Senate Seeks End To Maltreatment Of Nigerians Travelling To Ghana
Editorial: We Can Provide Quality Healthcare To Our Youths
VCs’ Appointments: How Political, Local Interests Fuel Protests In Varsities

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