​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 5,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 5,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

FG should drop Saraki’s CCT case, APC senators tell party
Defend yourselves against herdsmen, Yoruba leaders tell S’West residents
Nigerian teenager admitted by eight Ivy League schools in US
Billionaire Warren Buffet becomes face of Coke in China
Niger orders re-arraignment of rapist jailed 1 month
US Consulate, firm to train 102 entrepreneurs
Buratai, your boys are running wild again
Misconceptions about menopause 5:29 am
EFCC appeals ruling unfreezing Ozekhome’s bank account
Five children killed in Abuja electricity fire
Developer defrauds new couple, 11 others from Kirikiri prison
LASG to clear shanties for modern abattoir
Muslim group condemns masqueraders attack on Nsukka Catholic priest
Cultists kill two, abduct lecturer, daughter in Rivers
Naira gains on fresh dollar supply, now 390/dollar
Ikpeazu’s men fight dirty over demoted headmistress
Sagay threatens to sue Senate over proposed summons
Parties fielding ex-convicts, certificate forgers for elections —INEC
Governor links meningitis outbreak to disobedience to God
Buhari unveils economic recovery plan today
IDPs, others storm N’Assembly, demand Ndume’s reinstatement
Court summons Falana over ‘supermarket’ judgment comments
N304.1m fraud: EFCC invited Jauro’s six-year-old child, says witness
Politicians eyeing 2019 if Buhari doesn’t run – El-Rufai
Gowon visits Buhari, says President should solve Nigeria’s problems
Suswam sues DSS, AGF, demands N10bn, unconditional release
Gunmen in police uniform kidnap corps member, three travellers
SERAP sues FG over London-Paris Club loan refunds spending
Police arrest five suspects, rescue kidnapped victim in Anambra
Ekiti Muslims protest proposed demolition of mosques
Buratai, your boys are running wild again
Breeding grasscutters for quality meat
Compliance institute conducts first exam for members
US Consulate, firm to train 102 entrepreneurs
IDPs, others storm N’Assembly, demand Ndume’s reinstatement
Ekiti Muslims protest proposed demolition of mosques
Agriculture: China offers Nigeria $4.5bn credit
Cultists kill two, abduct lecturer, daughter in Rivers
Ondo Assembly crisis: Another PDP lawmaker joins APC
BREAKING: APC NWC begins meeting with Senate caucus
BREAKING: Delta LP opposition lawmakers defect to PDP
Fighting corruption is no tea party – Presidential aide
Germany to deport 12,000 Nigerian asylum seekers
Pillars abandoned me after my hand injury – Adeniyi
Rohr deserves respect from NFF – Ladipo
Ndidi like Toure – Babayaro
Enyimba, 3SC, others meet with issuing houses
Ibrahimovic rescues point as Man Utd misfire again
Stars playing for their Man City futures – Guardiola
Naira gains on fresh dollar supply, now 390/dollar
Agriculture: China offers Nigeria $4.5bn credit
Reps threaten transportation ministry with zero allocation
Recover $22bn, N316bn from NNPC, NEITI tells FG
Tupac gets inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame April 7
Funke Akindele celebrates husband as he clocks 40
Misconceptions about menopause
Six ways to clean gadgets without causing damage
Editorial: Buratai, your boys are running wild again
Engineer marries robot after failing to find a wife
Boyfriends, husbands are not financial partners, Reno Omokri says


In Explosive Meeting with NWC, APC Senators Insist on Magu’s Ouster
• Party seeks senators’ support on funding, agrees to work with caucus
INEC Accuses Parties of Fielding Ex-convicts, Certificate Forgers
Michelle Obama Photographed With Natural Hair after Eight Years of
NEITI: N7.2tn NNPC, NPDC Unpaid Oil Proceeds Can Fund Economic Recovery
IDP Camps, Prisons Prone to Meningitis Outbreaks, Says Senate
Buhari Launches Economic Recovery Plan Today
Falana Asks Police to Stop Arresting Citizens for Loitering, Wandering
Pro-Ndume Protesters Demand Reinstatement of Suspended Senator
PDP Convention: Fayose Damns Sheriff, Rejects Request to Nominate Governors
APGA Petitions IG, DSS over Impersonation of Its Chairman
House Directs Adeosun to Release N15bn Amnesty Funds
Detained for 35 Days Without Trial, Suswam Asks Court to Order His Release
Oyo-Ita Keeps House on Edge over Directive on Perm Sec’s Tenure Extension
NSCDC Commandant Risks Jail for Contempt of Court
House Urges FG to Reverse Directive on Non-Agric Courses in Varsities
CAC Introduces 24-hour Company Registration Process
Bill Seeking to Define Conditions for Vote Transfer Scales Second Reading in House
Tension in Ekiti as Muslims Protest Proposed Demolition of Mosques
UK Court Acquits NNPC of $100m Bank Guarantee Payment to IPCO
FG Makes U-turn, Says Orubebe Did Not Divert N1.9bn Judge strikes out case…
‘US Endorsement of Nigeria’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy, Boost to Our War against Boko Haram’
Airlines’ Debts to NCAA Rise to N15bn
Okowa Wins the Mandela Medal on Human Rights
Dabiri-Erewa Laments Deaths of Nigerians in Mediterranean Sea
Okorocha Extols Outgoing CP, Lakanu
How EFCC Invited Six-year-old Child of Ex-NIMASA Boss, Jauro, Says Witness
EFCC Arraigns Ex-Kwara Hotel Boss, Gobir for N277m Fraud
SERAP Asks Court to Compel FG to Publish Details of Paris Club Refunds Spending
Cross River Gets Licence to Generate 21MW of Electricity
OGFZA lauds A’Ibom State on Liberty Free Zone
Gaidam Appoints Abubakar Yobe HoS
We’re Not Part of Plot to Unseat Saraki, Says Kwara PDP
Another Ondo Lawmaker Defects to APC
NCC Promises Improved Service by Network Operators
Three Officers Suspended over Ngilari’s Release from Prison

FG Urged to Reduce Business Entry Barriers
Abudu Provides Success Tips for Budding Entreprenuers
UBA Promotes 3,000 Staff
Japaul Records N22.5bn Loss, Seeks Shareholders Support
Don’t Offer Products with Insurance Features, CBN Warns Banks
Shareholders Earn N168bn Dividend from Four Banks
Nwodo’s Unenviable Assignment
Dickson’s Rising Profile
Plateau Assembly Removes Deputy Speaker
Are we Serious about “Made in Nigeria”?
Yenagoa: Bustling at Sunrise, Awake at Sunset
Preparing for the Futur
Kazeem Royal Creates Sustainable Work and Live Community in Osapa Kingdom
Declare Emergency on Sports, Rojenny Tells Obiano
How Ogbemudia Inspired Midwest’s Victory in 1971 Hussey Shield and Lady Manuwa Cup
Nine NPFL Clubs Get Financial Advisors ahead of Listing on Capital Market
Unseeded Duo Win LCC Tennis
A Stunted Polity

The Nation

UK law to expose Nigerian property, accounts owners
NEITI urges govt to recover $22b, N316b from NNPC
Ndume’s supporters storm National Assembly
INEC: parties field criminals, forgers
Sagay to Senate: withdraw resolution summoning me
‘PFAs pay N52.91 billion to 169,419 sacked workers’
SON recognises Capital Interior Concept
Govt distributes 500, 000 doses of Meningitis vaccines
CBN’s entrepreneurship centres to the rescue
Oyegun calls for ceasefire as Saraki demands respect
SunTrust Bank’s deposits hit N4.2b
Pains, gains of Amnesty Programme
Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers’ assets hit N1.88tr
Exciting times here as theatre lands on Lagos Island
Pandemonium in Mushin as stray bullet kills trader
Ndume as sacrificial lamb
Fake medical report
Our Girls; Senate or Circus?
Cynthia’s murderers
Black is Beautiful
UBA promotes 3,000 employees
Convention list: Fayose turns down Sheriff’s request
South Africa’s allies to Zuma: time to go
Detained Suswam seeks unconditional release
Niger Delta militants disrupt hearing on corruption in Port Harcourt
UI ASUU declares one-week strike
‘Omisore has no understanding of governance’
EFCC seeks permanent forfeiture of ex-Naval chief’s N1.8b
China offers Nigeria $4.5b loan for farm machinery, says Yari
Ajimobi’s brother appointed chairman
UNILAG disowns remanded students
ASUU commences one-week warning strike in UI
Agric research: Consultant seeks special intervention fund for universities
Ogun to address two institutions named after Tai Solarin
Coach arrested following 12-0 defeat to Barcelona B team
Stop signing watery contracts: Bosso tells Nigerian coaches
Messi offers kind gesture to fan for iconic photo
Courtois splits with pregnant girlfriend Dominguez
128 players set for Ex Pro Squash Tourney
Defoe: I was never an Arsenal fan
TBoss ready to pose nude
Omotola, Kate Henshaw, others for sex life conference
EDITORIAL: Fake medical report
•We demand prosecution of culprits who do not want Ngilari to serve his deserved punishment
‘PFAs pay N52.91 billion to 169,419 sacked workers’
SunTrust Bank’s deposits hit N4.2b
Corpers’ discount card attracts more users
Fed Govt launches second tranche of savings bond
Catholic priest, Fr. Ofere out with new gospel hit, Onye Oma
Makoko community demands health centre, secondary school


 APC Senators Meet NWC, Insist On Magu’s Removal
 I Don’t Like Him To See Me Naked
 Cartoon: Mr & Mrs
 Athletics: Stakeholders Brainstorm In Abuja
 Kwara PDP Denies Plot To Unseat Saraki
 Oparanozie’s Goal Rescues Guingamp
 Mikel Dwarfs Tevez, Oscar
 Police Rescue Kidnapped 90 Yr-old Father Of Ex-Abia CPS
 Political Solution ‘ll Resolve PDP Crisis — Okorotie
 I Don’t Know Anything About El-Rufai’s Presidential Ambition —Abdulkadir, APC National Vice-Chairman
 Kanu: Ohanaeze Lauds S-East Govs On Decision To Intervene
 London Friendly A Success -NFF
 Parties Nominate Ex-convicts, Certificate Forgers For Elections —INEC
 NEITI To FG: Don’t Borrow, Recover N7.2trn Unremitted Revenue To Fund Budget
 IBE KACHIKWU: Working Round The Clock To Ensure Stability In Oil Sector
 Develop Sports At Grassroots, FCT Charges Athletics Committee
 Pension Liabilities: As Adeosun, Udoma Appear Before The Reps
Meeting With Buhari: Senators Angry With Saraki Over Ali, Magu
CBN Holds Forex Auction For Airlines, Fuel Marketers
We Are Not Short Of Great Ideas, But Getting Things Done Remains The Issue – Osinbajo
God Sent Type C Meningitis To Punish Nigerians For Their Sins – Gov. Yari
Pro-Ndume Protesters Give Saraki 3-day Ultimatum To Reverse Suspension
She’s Everything I Want In A Woman But Plain!


Coach Arrested After Losing 12-0 To Barcaelona
 Victor Moses Doubtful For Man City Clash
 We’ll Bounce Back, Be Patient With Us – 3SC Boss
 IPOB: A Delusion Taken Too Far
 Boko Haram Frustrations And Beggarly Posturings
 Allies Abandon South Africa President Jacob Zuma
 FMBN Signs MoU With REDAN, Shelter Afrique’s On $2bn Housing Fund
 ANC’s Rumblings: A Spit On Mandela’s Grave
 Consistency Is My Greatest Achievement In The Comedy Industry – MC BOB
 MIPAD: IK Osakioduwa, Linda Ikeji Make 100 Under-40 Most Influential Africans
AMCON May Revisit Root Causes Of Bad Loans – CEO
Assessing The National Transport Commission Bill
20 NPFL Clubs Inch Closer To ‘Financial Freedom’
ANC’s Rumblings: A Spit On Mandela’s Grave
Aliyu Gebi And The New Age Democrats
As Lalong Unveils Path To Prosperity
Assessing The National Transport Commission Bill
Reps In Face Off With Presidency Over Tenure Extension Of Perm Sec
60% Housing Stock In Nigeria Is Imported – Aliyu
Edo Govt To Domesticate National Health Act
 Allies Abandon South Africa President Jacob Zuma
 Consistency Is My Greatest Achievement In The Comedy Industry – MC BOB
 MIPAD: IK Osakioduwa, Linda Ikeji Make 100 Under-40 Most Influential Africans
 6 States To Benefit From World Bank $500m RAMP
 Stallion Farms To Increase Rice Yield To 1.5m Tonnes Per Annum
EDITORIAL: Unacceptable Deaths From Meningitis

The Sun

Meningitis: Death toll rises to 336
•God angry with Nigeria –Governor
Ndume: Protesters ground National Assembly
FG must negotiate release of 195 Chibok girls – BBOG
NNPC, NPDC fail to remit N7.2trn, says NEITI
PDP crisis: Fayose hits Sheriff over National Convention
• Says, I don’t recognise you as chairman
INEC accuses parties of lacking due diligence in primaries
Buhari approves disbursement of $4.5bn Chinese loan
Unexplained Wealth Order: Britain to expose Nigerian property owners
• CDHR, Ozekhome hail move
Buhari to launch economic recovery plan today 
IPOB protests alleged plan to try Kanu under Sharia law
Oyo: Ajimobi nominates nephew, Akala’s son as LG caretaker chairmen
• Wife preaches love, unity
Reps beg FG to release N15bn amnesty programme budget
Wike to revive nursing school 
Okowa bags 2016 Mandela Medal award
Murder of herdsman: Police beef up security in Delta community
•Abuja IDPs cry for help
Ebonyi battles Lassa fever
• Records first survivor
 In Anambra, electricity bills rise above rent
•Residents at war with power firm over incessant blackouts, estimated bills
How APC can win Enugu -Ezea, APC chieftain

Local airlines’ indebtedness to NCAA hits N15bn
GTBank to open Tanzanian subsidiary this year
FX Backlog: CBN to sell dollars to fuel importers, airlines
NPFL: Rangers, Enyimba, Pillars, six others go Plc
CAF Confederation Cup: Zesco names squad ahead of Rangers clash
Dangote congratulates Amaju Pinnick
Akwa Ibom senatorial crisis: I’ll testify in court –Akpabio
Buhari’s London call cleared rumour on health issues –Gowon
Why Queens College’ll remain shut –Ambode
…Students may  undergo fresh tests
EDITORIAL: The ‘Apo Six’ judgment


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