​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 1,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 1,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Ile-Ife clash: Yoruba monarchs kick against one-sided arrests
Seun Kentebe’s typical DAY
My first…with Fidelis Duker
Our children are still expecting their dad’s return – Wife of murdered Jumia delivery man
Mind your words!
Glo storms cities with music, comedy shows
I thought it was robbery attack when a woman slapped me –Yomi Peters
Buhari’s medical bills not classified document – CSOs, lawyers
I never knew Gongo Aso would be a successful album –9ice
Oritsefemi moves into Lekki mansion amidst eviction rumour
Abacha didn’t loot Nigeria’s treasury – Bamaiyi
Bisola breaks the jinx, becomes new female Head of House
EFCC after me over Saraki, Magu’s rejection – Nwaoboshi
Herdsmen: Anambra women protest nude
NSCDC to arrest petrol station owners selling above N145
Anger as another Queen’s College pupil dies
Dismissed police sergeant shot me thrice on my stomach –Survivor
23-year-old dies in Imo cult war
Presidency/N’Assembly peace deal: Senate may reject Magu’s case as part of agenda
Navy introduces swamp buggy operation, destroys 24 fuel tanks
N4.7bn fraud: How Ladoja sent £600,000 to daughter in London –Witness
Group offers scholarship, screens 250 for tuberculosis in Calabar
Confusion over corpse found under high tension cables in Rivers
Delta monarch shot by gunmen dies in hospital
Ekiti pupils emerges Young Scientists of the Year
External reserves hit two-week low as naira weakens
StarTimes acquires rights for 2018 World Cup
English-born Nigerians dump lions den for eagles nest
Ogun attracts 75% FDI into Nigeria –UK envoy
Customs seize vehicles worth N7.75bn in two years
Ita-Giwa hails Buhari on climate change agreement
My wife and I have been eating from the same plate for 32 years – Patrick Ikheloa
NASRDA partners FUTA, to launch satellites into space
At first, I was embarrassed to see elders bow before me –25-year-old Obi of Issele-Uku
Herdsmen: Anambra women protest nude
I bought fake N6m for N300,000 from stranger –Suspect
Fake lawyer remanded in Imo prison for calling woman prostitute
I dreamt I’d become rich by raping toddler –Man who defiled seven-month-old step daughter
PDP workers ignore Sheriff’s sacking threat
PDP: Caught between reconciliation and Supreme Court
Kogi’s resources not for few individuals – Gov Bello
Buhari deploys four ambassadors-designate
Buhari’s appointees should do things that’ll make him succeed –Uzodinma
We deserve better treatment –Nigerian coaches
Sand Eagles to play Dakar tourney for World Cup
Pirates complete Daniel signing
Arsenal form is dangerous – Guardiola
I handle both positive and negative feedback same way –Klintoncod
Kemi Olunloyo’s arrest, continued remand spark controversy
Making money from #KeepTheChangeBae saga
Guy in #KeepTheChangeBae drama apologises
FG probes alleged YouWin fraud, suspends grants payment
There’s adequate forex for PTA, tuition fee – CBN
Customs seize vehicles worth N7.75bn in two years
DBN to finance 20,000 MSMEs in first year
MTN pays N30bn as part of Nigerian fine
Mind your words!
Glo storms cities with music, comedy shows
Why I featured Davido, Tekno in my new song –Krizbeatz
Xtee debuts Love Me So and Gaga
Gold in the midst of clay: Remarkable stories of female athletes shaming disabilities
Palm oil saved me from horrible death–Survivor of Ogoja restaurant poisoning
Lagos school where teachers demand food, airtime for marks
My son was healthy before dying in old woman’s grave–Mother of Ebonyi mystery death victim
Tales of losses: Engage Nigeria’s army of half baked artisans at your peril
10 apps to make your photographs look much better
Eight ways to upload, share videos from iPhone
Oh no! Dino didn’t know
Odefuwa: A handbook for surviving adversity
Abating high suicide cases in the land
Finance ministry and this whistle-blower business
How do children learn to lie?
Jibrin asks President Buhari to resign

The Nation

Abiola’s death: Abdulsalami should tell Nigeria more –Ex-Army chief Bamaiyi
Presidency/Senate face-off: Saraki, senators under fire
Abiola Dosunmu waxes strong at 70
Osinbajo chairs NEMA board, Onabule NTA’s as FG reconstitutes mgt boards of parastatals
We’re going ahead with imported vehicles’ duties, says Customs boss Ali
Ile-Ife: Calm after the storm
Alleged N4bn contract scam: It’s all vendetta, says Senator
Why we are yet to capture Shekau —DHQ
When was Tinubu sleeping?
United Kingdom deports 23 Nigerians
Uniform controversy: SANs back Senate
SANs divided on Sagay’s invitation, Ndume’s suspension
Buhari okays deployment of four Ambassadors-Designate
Tinubu, Ambode commended over Neighbourhood Security Corps
Zuma faces backlash over Finance Minister’s sack
EFCC: how Ladoja ‘diverted’ part of Oyo’s N4.7bn
2baba, Jayjay Okocha, Yemi Alade, others for ‘Star Music The Fusion’
Friends, associates celebrate Betty Irabor at 60
2018 poll: Ekiti elders urge politicians to shun violence
2018 poll: Ekiti elders urge politicians to shun violence
Jubilation as Akeredolu pays Ondo workers’ March salaries
University seeks assistance of Jigawa to host security conference
KUST: ASUU rejects planned fees increase for students
Students protest against scrapping of non-agricultural courses in Michael Okpara varsity
Benue seals federal varsity over N2.3bn tax default
FUT Minna VC pledges to improve staff school
Akas out of Rangers tie
Obaje predicts home win for Plateau Utd
Conte targets Toljan to challenge Moses
MFM FC frown at alcohol allegation
Egbuchulam dreams big with Haeken
Aaron Samuel: Barcelona is my favourite club
Africa Fashion Week Nigeria hosts first catwalk show
Double celebrations for Michael Afolaranmi
Loyalty in competition
Why you should be careful of childhood friends


Fuel Scarcity Looms As Tanker Drivers Begin Indefinite Strike Monday
Kola-Bo:From America With Evergreen Reggae!
Confessions Of Kidnap Kingpins: Why We Stole N310m At Senate President’s House In Abuja
Reps Express Mixed Reactions To Senate Amendment Of Electoral Act
When Senators Go On Strike
We Laugh At Ourselves
Telecoms: Imperatives Of A Realistic Mobile Termination Rate
16 Years After: Relocation Of Oil Coys Headquarters Excites Niger Delta   
I Do My Compositions Better In The Toilet- Ebenezer Obey
From Petroleum To Thomas Edison’s Electric Vehicle
We ‘Ll Help Create More Jobs In Edo — France Ambassador
Competition In DTH TV Market Brings Out Best In StarTimes
Reps express mixed reactions to Senate amendment of Electoral Act
DBN: There will be no political interference — Adeosun
Ekweremadu makes case for regional Economic Integration by States
Ndume’s suspension: Borno Gov, Senators, Reps, traditional rulers beg Saraki
How Ladoja sent £600,000 to daughter, Bimpe, in London —Witness
Tinubu’s title as APC leader now a nickname – Okorie
Ten injured, market torched as fresh communal clash erupts in Osun
Revealed! Army captain ordered us to steal Saraki’s money
PDP says after 2 years, APC only serving Nigerians propaganda
Hamilton’s death a national loss —Disu
Corruption: FIFA completes internal investigation, transfers evidence to US, Swiss authorities
Napoli preparing hostile reception for Higuain
Nigeria eyes history in bobsleigh, 2018 Winter Olympics
‘Revitalised Everton can spring Anfield surprise’
When senators go on strike
Buhari deploys four newly confirmed ambassadors to US, Ethiopia, others
‘Ndume shouldn’t have talked like an ordinary man on the street’
Asiwaju and his absent mentee
Osinbajo’s sudden quietness
Would you remain friends with an ex?
In search of the extraordinary
Why half siblings of polygamy seldom get on
Kola-Bo:From America with evergreen reggae!
Duzzi signs deal with 202 Entertainment
Eedris Abdulkareem attacks 2face for disrespecting Daddy Showkey
We would involve the police if Danku doesn’t caution himself — Rayce


Agriculture Is Answer To Nigeria’s Economic Development – Ganduje
 Abuja Land Case: Shehu Malami Is Not Above The Law, Says Supreme Court
 Student With Special Needs Drags LASU To Court
 Suspect Admits Killing Police Officer In Delta  FCE Potiskum Shuts Down Over Unpaid Allowance
 It’s Time For Presidency, Senate To Close Ranks – Yahaya
 2019: Northern Political Gladiators Who Gear For The Presidency
LEAH Foundation, Not Another Pet-Project But A Call To Affect Lives Positively
Bauchi AG Urges Communities To Expose Perpetrators Of Violence
Southern Kaduna Crisis: Four Communities Resolve To End Hostilities
We Will Restructure Bank Of Agriculture To Diversify Economy – BOA Boss
Dikko Closes CAF B-License Coaching Course In Abuja
Obaseki To Upgrade Okpeke Road Race
It’s Time For Presidency, Senate To Close Ranks – Yahaya
LEAH Foundation, Not Another Pet-Project But A Call To Affect Lives Positively
Jabi Lake: The Allure Of Man-made Nature In The Heart Of Abuja
Suicide: Tell-Tale Signs Of Who One Wants To End It All
Advances From Men Pushed Me Into Entrepreneurship – Khairat
North-east: As PCNI Races Against Time
We Have About 270,000 Citizens In Nigeria With No Attention”
FG, States Battle New Wave Of Meningitis, Tuberculosis
 Nigerian Emerges Second Overall In Commonwealth Writing Competition
 Police Nab 4 Online Sales Robbers In Lagos
 Lagos Gives Out 200 Homes To Residents On Rent-To-Own Basis
 MMM Splashes N1. 2m On Orphanage
 Nasarawa Gets Food Processing Zone
EDITORIAL: Oil Majors, Friends Or Foes?


To survive recession, you have to diversify —Florence Olumodimu
What you should do if childless after 2 years in marriage —Expert
Unilorin and ASUU’s ‘sanctions’
Kebbi Govt deploys health personnel to contain CSM
At last, affidavit vendors evicted from ‘justice’ backyard
Toilet epidemic: UNILAG, YABATECH students opt for potty, shot put
‘He took a second wife and hell was let loose’
He starves our children, beat, strip me naked even in public —Wife
He locks his door every night and denies me sex, 50-yr-old woman tells court
19 prisoners regain freedom in Kano
I miss my suits —Alapa of Egun-Awori
Boko Haram decimated to splinter acts of terrorism —DHQ
Clarke, Spiff, Emmanuel, others hail FG on Niger Delta
Presidency/Senate face-off, threat to national cohesion, democracy —ACF
I agreed to refund $300,000 after EFCC threatened —Ex-Air Force marshal
Bayelsa Police foil attempt to steal N1.3m, arrest 2 robbery suspects
Lagos rent to own scheme: 200 more get apartments
Trump says former adviser Flynn should seek immunity
NSE ASI adds 1.05% as members approve demutualisation process
March 31, 2017
FG orders NCDMD to comply with FOI Act
March 31, 2017
UBA African subsidiaries beat expectations, contributes over 32% of group’s revenue
APC ’ll overcome its problems —Olusi, Lagos APC chieftain, Lagos
5 hours at Ooni’s traditional court
Our cultures, norms, laws affect girl child rights —Bukky Shonibare
Nigeria’s political class not showing interest in national transformation —Awosan, CECO boss

The Sun

APC has not failed Nigerians –Dogara
Anyaoku, Clark, Nwodo, Adebanjo, others renew agitation for restructuring
Criminals without border
Court dissolves Ondo councils, sacks chairmen, councillors
APC, a ruling party in opposition –PDP
How to end killings by herdsmen – Archbishop Kaigama
2019: APC plots El-Rufai’s fall
What to do when in abusive relationship –Joke Silva, actress
Anyaoku, Clark, Nwodo, Adebanjo, others renew agitation for restructuring
Why Igbo youths are bitter–Ohaneze president
Criminals without border
Breathtaking details of how inmates fleeced several women of millions from Enugu prison Court dissolves Ondo councils, sacks chairmen, councillors
APC, a ruling party in opposition –PDP
Fatal sex
Man dies having sex with 4 ladies
How to end killings by herdsmen – Archbishop Kaigama
2019: APC plots El-Rufai’s fall
Why Southern Kaduna is angry There’s no cause for alarm- Gov’s camp
What to do when in abusive relationship –Joke Silva, actress
Why we indicted Magu in 2010 – Parry Osayande, ex-Chairman, PSC
APC has not failed Nigerians –Dogara
My problem with Bauchi governor
What to do when in abusive relationship –Joke Silva, actress
…Experts warn against obesity in kids
Why worry about cheating partners
Woman, what’s a mummy’s boy doing in your life?
Nigeria’s new untouchables
A new paradise inside Lagos lagoon
Dealing with mental illness in women (II)


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