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News Headlines Apr 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


(Breaking) Nnamdi Kanu: Court Strikes out 8 of 15-count Terrorism Charge
Soyinka Denies Asking Nigerians to Vote for Buhari in 2015
Genesis Group Restates Commitment to Customer Satisfaction
Buhari Assents to Bill Raising Teachers Retirement Age to 65
Three Killed, Several Kidnapped in Another Terrorist Attack in Niger Community
Caverton Records N4.3bn Loss in 2021 amid COVID-19 Impacts
Darkness Nationwide as Power Grid Collapses Again
Gov Ikpeazu’s Kinsmen in Diaspora Kick Against Ngwa Self Succession Agenda
Ugwuanyi Gives Executive Backing for Domestication of Disability Act
Maltina’s Impact on Nigerians’ Happiness
Soludo Visits Burnt LG Headquarters as Gunmen Invade Anambra Cattle Market
JOHESU Accuses CMDs, MDs of Sabotaging FG Directives on Training
Oni Petitions IGP, DSS Over Alleged Assassination Attempt
UN: Food Insecurity Leaves 8.4 m in Dire Need of Humanitarian…
Okorocha: APC Should Stand Firm in Zoning Presidency to South-east
Nigeria Outpaces Iraq in IS Attacks, Says Report
FCCPC: Court Rejects Med Contour’s ‘No Case Submission,’ Fixes Trial for…
ASUU Berates NITDA for Misinforming Public on UTAS
Ex-NAFDAC DG Picks Benue PDP Guber Form
PDP Seek EU’s Support on Transmission of Election Results
Nigeria’s Oladapo Ashiru Becomes First Black Secretary General of International Federation…
PMB Commissions Housing Project in Niger
Accident: Ijaw Youths Allege Conspiracy to Kill Jonathan
Police Rescues 12 Kidnapped Passengers, 4 Still Missing in Kogi
Katsina LG Polls: Masari Declares Monday Public Holiday
House Urges Hajj Commission to Suspend Implementation of Savings Scheme
Bayelsa Approves Nembe-Brass Road Project
Jigawa Pays 343 Retirees N715m in February
2023: Peterside Urges Amaechi to Officially Declare for President
Ekiti to Capture 500,000 Babies, Women in Insurance Scheme
Insecurity: ICAN Urges Buhari to Use Forensic Accounting to Unravel Financiers…
Gov Bello’s Senatorial Ambition Tears Niger North Senatorial Zone Apart
2023: CSOs Canvass Re-election of 14 Federal Lawmakers
House Rescinds Decision, Extends Committees’ Report Submission to Early May
RAAMP Earmarks 966km of Road Network for Construction in Nasarawa
2023: Ex-Ebonyi SSG Declares for Governor
USOSA Flays Attack on Train, Demands Prosecution of Culprits
House Summons Ehanire, Tallen over Rising Cases of Pregnancy Scams
Court Dismisses Appeal on Akwa Ibom APC Leadership
Gunmen Invade Anambra Cattle Market, Kill Cows, Goats
2023: APC Presidential Aspirant Launches N6bn Campaign Support Fund
2023: Akwa Ibom’s Future Rests on Choice of Governor, Aspirant Tells PDP Chairmen
Dickson Urges National Assembly to Name NDDC Permanent Headquarters After Harold…
Rwanda Calls for Global Reflection on 1994 Genocide
AFAR Re – appoints Mainoma as Chairman Governance
Three Crowns Engages Muslim Faithful during Ramadan
Preparations Hits Top Gear for Top Quality Award
‘Sokoyokoto’ Re-launches, Announces Flour Mills, Pepsi as Key Sponsors
Effective Transportation Requires Road Master Plans With Economic Inclusiveness
GAC Motor, Lotus Bank Offer Auto Financing Scheme
Enugu 2023: Ekweremadu and PDP’s Enlightened Interest
Business Side of Peter Obi’s Politics
The Governor Osun Deserves in 2022
Time for EFCC, ICPC to Shine Light on Presidential Aspirants
Wedding Bells Ring Loud for Rita Dominic, Fidelis Anosike
All-New 2023 Honda HR-V Steps Out with Youthful, Athletic Styling
‘Blood Sisters’ is Netflix First Nigerian Original Series
Wizkid’s Grammy Loss: Situating Global Music
Symptoms of a Deep-Rooted Crisis
Insecurity: Only the Truth Can Set Nigeria Free

The Nation

Survivors relive ordeal as gunmen turn festival into bloody scene
Suspected Yahoo Boy dies after money rituals in Ogun
I watched helplessly as 13 herdsmen slaughtered my husband like goat – Widow
2023: Nigerian youths and the Challenge to leadership (1)
APC convention: governors, women and democracy
Zoning: Atiku, Wike, Saraki, Tambuwal shift lobby to PDP NEC, BOT…
Court to proceed with eight-count terrorism charge against Kanu
IPOB remains proscribed, says Court, okays Kanu’s rendition from Kenya
In search of a frugal electoral process
Man bags 12 months imprisonment for attempting to steal from…
Extensive recovery of ill-fated train achieved — NRC chief
Court sentences baron to six years imprisonment
Politics, war and reconstruction
Osun 2022: Lasun labours on
Yahaya Bello and his 2,000 millionaires
Man bags 12 months imprisonment for attempting to steal from…
Amotekun arrests man accused of killing, dismembering girlfriend…
BREAKING: Will Smith gets 10-year ban from attending Oscars
Former Miss World Agbani Darego celebrates wedding anniversary
I was never married to Falegan, Nkechi Blessing confesses
‘$1.9tr needed to fund African energy infrastructure’
Oil giant, Shell Plc has paid $4,480,547,560 in taxes, …
Stakeholders rally for renewable energy, efficiency
Lekoil Limited rejects £.9m loan deal
PDP assures of fairness as Jimi Lawal joins Ogun gov…
Edo council poll suspended

The Punch

NDLEA recruits beg for salary seven months after enlistment
Man jailed 21 years for defilement, murder of four-year-old girl
Ayoku assumes duty as Kaduna’s 40th police commissioner
Fear of death made me call out Annie Idibia – Brother, Wisdom Macaulay
Gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, feared dead
Presidential ticket: How Wike may scuttle PDP govs’ Ghana deal
APC congresses: Adamu reverses Buni’s decisions, directs withdrawal of court cases
Sacking me means nothing, Buhari’s govt should seek forgiveness for failed promises – Abuja Imam, Sheikh Khalid
Man jailed 21 years for defilement, murder of four-year-old girl
Gunmen invade Anambra cattle market, kill 20 cows, goats
Police arrest lodger over fake credit alert
Police arrest four robbery suspects, recover cars, laptops in Rivers
Four banks record 477,405 unresolved complaints in 12 months –Reports
CBN, others partner to close infrastructure deficit, raise $37bn
Three Crowns gifts Muslim consumers Ramadan boxes
FG begins dry season wheat harvest, targets 1,000MT
Eating amala, ponmo at buka won’t take you to Villa, Dino tells Fayose
Enugu 2023: Ekweremadu’s gov ambition stirs fresh power shift controversy
Radio station presents PDP presidential nomination form to Emmanuel
Kano PDP: Court cautions parties against disobeying interim order
Under pressure Pinnick dumps third term ambition
Ademodi: 12-year-old female boxer riding on male opponents to glory
Buhari redeems 28-year FG vow to ‘94 Eagles
My dream was to be a basketball player – Omobaba
It was common knowledge I fed Falegan –Nkechi Blessing
I won’t reveal my lover on social media till we get married –Iyabo Ojo
Why I refused to meet D’Prince at hotel –DJ Dimplenipple

The Sun

2023: Ondo first lady joins Owerri Senatorial race
Kaduna train attack: Double trouble as abductors threaten to kill hostages
Insecurity: I won’t tolerate buck-passing when I become President –Yahaya Bello
Sheik Khalid: I was sacked by Abuja Mosque Committee to please people in high places
2023: CSOs back Kalu, Abaribe, Elumelu, others
Alleged Terrorism: Court strikes out 8 of 15 charges against Kanu
People insult me because of my big boobs –Uju Mandy
I’m not looking back no matter the pressure from family – Tuwchy
IPOB, Igbo lawyers list ways to end insecurity
Ugwuanyi gives executive backing for domestication of Nigerian Disability Act by State Assembly
LG autonomy: Labour disrupts governors, speakers meeting in Abuja
Man, 20, jailed 21 years for sexual assault, murder of 4-year-old girl in Edo
2023: Utomi promises better alternative
Enugu Guber: Group urges Ugwuanyi to sustain zoning formula to ensure peace, equity
Insecurity: I won’t tolerate buck-passing when I become President –Yahaya Bello
CBN appoints Amgbazo as InfraCorp CEO, 4 assets managers
Onne: Customs collects N58bn revenue, as Controller harps on compliance
Lekoil files winding up petition, says shareholders’ interest protected
E-commerce staking big on the future of Africa’s economy
Alliance with OneWorld’ll boost our operations in Nigeria –Benchekroun, Royal Air Maroc finance chief
Super Falcons square up against Canada in double header
Hero lager boosts Enyimba’s season
Dare to unveil Ogbomoso Sports Arena, launch movement
Okoli targets grassroots boxers for greater opportunities
Amaju drops third term bid
PSG prepared to offer Mbappe £150m signing-on fee to renew contract
Seedorf leads team Heineken in Face-off Challenge with JJ Okocha, Davido and others
Qatar 2022: Eguavoen apologises to Buhari, Nigerians
Finidi left out of FG house gifts for 1994 Super Eagles
Oshoala stirs more controversies over Falcons captaincy role
NFF board divided over new Super Eagles’ coach
Eguavoen confesses: I gambled against Ghana
Adron Homes’ boss, Emmanuelking’s unusual birthday celebration
APC: The Limits of Propaganda
Caretakers for children (1)
Zoning or not, PDP can still favour South
DIA, DSS and issues of national security blame game
Rescuing Nigeria from intractable insecurity
Terrorism: Army vows to deal with adversaries, reviews security architecture
Man discovers coins worth N10m buried in Yobe farm 70 years ago
Ten things job seekers should do to get dream jobs
From father to son: Menders of broken bones
Pius Enefiok Nyong needs help to live
SSANU, NASU extend ongoing strike by 2 weeks
The fate of widows in Igbo land
Unity in diversity
Ugwuanyi gives executive backing for domestication of Nigerian Disability Act by State Assembly
2023: Utomi promises better alternative
LG autonomy: Labour disrupts governors, speakers meeting in Abuja
Man, 20, jailed 21 years for sexual assault, murder of 4-year-old girl in Edo
Gunmen attack military checkpoint in Abia, burn army van
Onyeama, Aregbesola move to resolve consular issues in Nigerian foreign missions
Cyber Attack rocks Bet9ja platform
Weak institutions responsible for underdevelopment -Osinbajo
EFCC to partner CIFCFEN, others in war against corruption
Enugu Guber: Group urges Ugwuanyi to sustain zoning formula to ensure peace, equity
Kaduna train attack: Double trouble as abductors threaten to kill hostages
Chinese firm’s workers stop police from enforcing court order
Quest for self-discovery inspires Feast –Churchyll Goodman


New Airport Terminal, MRO, Taxiway Ready Before December – A’Ibom Gov
Zamfara: Matawalle’s Misplaced Priority
Curbing The Brain Drain In Medicare
‘I Am The Best Drunk Driver’
Outnumbered By Southern Aspirants, Atiku, Others Defy Calls For Zoning
Osinbajo Blames Slow Development Pace On Bad Governance
Security: I Won’t Tolerate Buck-passing As President – Yahaya Bello
Alleged Terrorism: Court Strikes Out 8-Count Charge Against Nnamdi Kanu
No Going Back On Total Autonomy For Judiciary, Local Govt – NLC
Ayade: Court Verdict Victory For Democracy – Arewa Group
2023: Gov Bello Tasks Media On New Agenda
NSCDC Gets Additional Operational Uniform
2023: Ondo First Lady To Contest Imo East Senatorial Seat
BREAKING: Will Smith Banned From Oscars For Slapping Chris Rock
5 Ways To Improve Engagement On Social Media According To Akinwumi
Man, 20, Sentenced To 21 Years For Assault, Murder Of 4-yr-old Girl In Edo
Security: I Won’t Tolerate Buck-passing As President – Yahaya Bello
Ayade: Court Verdict Victory For Democracy – Arewa Group
2023: Ondo First Lady To Contest Imo East Senatorial Seat
2023 Open Presidential Ticket: Lawyer Urges South-East Voters To Reject PDP
Duty On ‘Tokunbo’ Vehicles Now 20%, Says Customs
Zamfara: Matawalle’s Misplaced Priority

Daily Trust

Pressure Mounts On Pinnick To Resign Over Qatar 2022 Failure
Why Peace Pact Between Plateau’s Fulani/Irigwe Communities Fails
CDS Warns Perpetrators Of Southern Kaduna Crisis
Train Attack: We Won’t Rest Until We Rescue Kidnapped Victims – FG
Insecurity: Why Nigerians Can’t Bear Arms – Minister
Troops Eliminate 80 Terrorists In N/West, Central
Confusion As Bullet-Ridden Corpses Are Found On Abuja Farm
20 Cows Die In Kogi
Reps Ask NAHCON To Suspend Hajj Savings Scheme, Direct Probe
2023: Fresh Crisis Brews In Benue PDP As Ayu, Ortom Disagree Over Consensus Candidates
Senate: Adamu Prepares To Vacate Seat, Kyari Stays Put
Why APC Won’t Survive In Kwara Beyond 2023 – Tajudeen Audu
How APC Will Navigate Murky Waters To Victory In 2023 – Senator Wamakko
Defection: No Provision To Sack Gov Ayade, Deputy – Court
Bola Ige’s Murder: I’m Ready To Go To Court – Soyinka
Peterside Urges Amaechi To Declare For Presidency
Buhari Charges New APC Chair, Adamu, To Be Fair, Firm
Amaechi To Nigerians: You Should Be Grateful To Buhari
UNIMAID Solar Hybrid Plant Ready Soon – Osinbajo
Anambra Ex-CJ, Umeadi, Joins Presidential Race
Pastors Stage Peaceful Protest Over Bandits’ Attacks, Killings
Banditry Threatens 33,000 Hectares Of Farmland In Kaduna
Not Only Ukrainians, But All Refugees Deserve Compassion
Attack On Abuja-Kaduna Train Avoidable
Nigeria Vs Ghana: As We Gather To Destroy What Is Left
EDITORIAL: End Oil Theft Now
Let’s Have Our ‘Old’ Nigeria Back
An Attack On Bourgeoisie Nationalism
Security Threat: FCTA Removes 350 Structures Near Abuja Airport
Kwara Community Chief Nabbed Over Rape, Murder Of 2 Women
After Sack By NURTW, Lagos Govt Names MC Oluomo Chairman Parks Mgt C’ttee
Owner Surfaces After Kwara Scooter Scare
Man Rapes, Strangles Graduate In Ogun
Hisbah Seizes 1,426 Bottles Of Alcohol In Jigawa
Another Fraudster Arrested With 22 ATM Cards In Kano
1 Year After, 12-Year-Old Missing Boy Found, Reunited With Mum
RMAFC Reduces FG’s Allocation To 45.17%, Increases States’, LGAs’
Dubai Expo: NIPC Attracts N227bn For Power, Road Construction
Poor Electricity: Create 37 DisCos To Improve Supply, Engineers Urge FG
SEC To Tackle Cybersecurity Risks On Capital Market – Yuguda
Onne Port Customs Collect N58 Bn Revenue In 3 Months
World Bank Disburses N362bn To States Under STFAS
7Star Gets NCAA’s Nod On Dana’s MD83 Aircraft 3C-Checks
How CBN Kept Interest Rate At 5% For 3yrs For Interventions
NDIC Eliminates Delay In Depositor Reimbursement With New Platform
We Lost N623bn To Oil Vandals From Jan To Date – Kyari
Bunmi: City FC’s Emmanuel Ihezuo Is Diamond In The Rough
FOSLA Boys Sink Flight FC 1-0, Present NUGA Medals To Lulu
Nwagua’s Strike Earns Rivers Utd Win Over 10-Man Lobi Stars
Partey Set For Spell On Sidelines With Thigh Injury
Not Only Ukrainians, But All Refugees Deserve Compassion

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