​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 9,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 9,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch


Fayose, Wike free to leave PDP — Sheriff
Obasanjo hits Nigerian churches, pastors
Easter: UK issues terror alert to citizens in
10 new tricks of car snatchers
Bamaiyi is an evil liar, he tortured MKO before his death — Col. Ajayi
Meningitis: I stand by my comment — Yari
My friend asked me to buy a baby for N500,000 — Woman who had a child after 13 years
Meningitis patients sleep on floor in Zamfara clinics
Dad is not a religious fanatic — Ishaq Oloyede’s son
Candidates angry as JAMB postpones mock exams
There’s still incentive for round-tripping in forex market — Akande
Stop losing corruption cases, Buhari tells EFCC, ICPC
Man jumps into canal in Festac
Barrister picked K1 from the gutter, cleaned him up – Obesere
K1 didn’t disrespect Barrister – Taye Currency
Olorunsogo, six other power plants idle …Grid collapsed 10 times in first quarter
Barrister is the owner of fuji – Ayuba
People said my marriage to a Yoruba man won’t work — GT Da Guitar Man’s wife
Meningitis: NMA faults Yari over cause of meningitis
Tackling fiscal deficit through effective tax system
UK Police treat people with courtesy – Senwele Jesu
K1 insulted his master, Barrister – Saheed Osupa
Two female suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri
I always keep a Bible in my bag — Senator Faseyi
Nigeria’s economic recession slows growth in Chad, Niger – IMF
Even in my absence, no artiste has taken my place – General Pype
I’m no longer with Wizkid’s record label – L.A.X
Chelsea passed title test with Bournemouth win — Hazard
Zidane casts doubt on Real future
I want other artistes to see me as snobbish – Brymo
IG has given Rivers CP a mandate to kill me – Wike
Man jumps into canal in Festac
Benefits of using Nigeria’s domain name, .ng
Kachikwu challenges NNPC as MRS unveils biggest jetty
Chelsea passed title test with Bournemouth win — Hazard
K1 didn’t disrespect Barrister – Taye Currency
Zidane casts doubt on Real future
Two die in Makurdi auto crash
Two bombers dead, five worshippers wounded in Maiduguri mosque attack
Nigerian doctor arrested in US for sexually assaulting patients
Yari taking refuge in religious escapism —Anele
Yari should read Awolowo’s books —Rev. Thompson
God doesn’t punish fornicators with sickness – Esu priest
I’m not planning to quit APC – Gov Bindow
PDP clears councilorship election in Ekiti
Bottled letter survives 20-year, 216-mile trip to Holland
Germany deports ISIS suspect to Nigeria
Beauty queen shot dead by men who brought her gifts
Longetivity has nothing to do with food or exercises — Prof. Desalu, 85
VTC: Using sports to give the blind vision
JAMB to organise tertiary institutions football tourney
Funds halt Nigeria’s participation in ITTF African Junior Championships
Real Madrid’s Pepe breaks ribs
Olorunsogo, six other power plants idle …Grid collapsed 10 times in first quarter
Tackling fiscal deficit through effective tax system
Nigeria’s economic recession slows growth in Chad, Niger – IMF
FG refurbishes Lagos international airport terminal
Barrister is the owner of fuji – Ayuba
K1 insulted his master, Barrister – Saheed Osupa
Faith in God has been our biggest strength – Wife of clergy struck by cancer
Editorial: Before setting sail for 2019 elections
What is obsessive-compulsive disorder?
It’s down to you
Governance as gamesmanship
There’s nobody who can speak for God — NASFAT president
Throw pillows with floral penis patterns rock the web
Two men stage fake proposal to catch their cheating girlfriend


The Nation



Osinbajo, Malami, Magu, DSS move to save anti-graft war
Executive/National Assembly face-off: Okogie slams leaders’ conduct
Purge yourself of thieves, corrupt persons, Obasanjo tells churches
Northern elite divided over Sanusi’s outburst
Suleman: Otobo releases bank statement showing huge deposits
JAMB extends registration by two weeks
Man jumps into Festac river
Sagay stings like a bee……
PDP buoyed by APC’s shortcomings
In defence – and clarification – of comparing Nigeria with the United States (1)
Nigeria at severe risk of cyber attacks
A citizen’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari
Beyond Justice Ademola’s legal victory
‘Greedy brokers behind capital market fraud’
Arodan from the polity to the media?
‘Jaiz Bank’s NPL within tolerable limits’
Counting cost of Abuja airport closure
So, Big Ben is gone!
Inside the battle of two arms
Security votes: DSS quizzes Suswam’s AG, two ex-perm secs
•Ex-gov is being persecuted, says associate Excerpts from the 2016 UNDP Report
Mob kills man who cut woman to pieces
Between APC legislators and their party
2019: INEC to seek additional sources of funding
EFCC launches manhunt for owner of impounded N448.85m
NDLEA saves Indonesia-bound drug suspect from death
Meningitis: FG sets up emergency centre
Benue places N10m bounty on wanted gang leader, Gana
2 dead, 1 injured as car crashes into bishop’s house in Makurdi
English youngsters eligible to play for Nigeria
MIKEL MISSING AS IDEYE FIRES BLANK
REJECTION MADE ME STRONG, BETTER – KANTE
KESHI TO BE IMMORTALIZED IN GHANA
NO IMPACT FROM ISAAC SUCCESS
Between Norman and Federer
TEE BEE: My passion is more important than my profession
EDITORIAL: Yari’s expensive goof
The Zamfara State governor reflected a mind that is fatally unscientific
‘I like to keep things simple’
Questions over sale of Keystone Bank
Norway to expand sea food industry in Nigeria


ThisDay



Obasanjo: Corruption Now Worse than 1999
Says corrupt practices spreading like wildfire EFCC beats deadline, submits report on recovered assets
Lack of Funds Forces APC to Shelve National Convention
MRS Commissions Africa’s Largest Jetty in Lagos
FG to Revive Sale of 10 NIPP Plants in New Economic…
UTME: JAMB Extends Registration, Postpones Mock Examination
ISIS Suspect Deported from Germany, Dumped in Lagos
Meningitis: NMA Wants Local Production of Vaccines, Flays FG Response
Only Muslims Can Effectively Fight Terrorism, Says Sheikh Gumi
German National Who Slumped at Lagos Airport, Dies
Soldier, Engineer Nabbed for Kidnapping in Bayelsa
Code of Conduct Bureau Gets Standard Operational Procedure
Ozekhome Petitions Magu over N450m Enugu PDP Campaign Funds
FAO Director-General Visits North-eastern Nigeria, Seeks Urgent Increase in Assistance
Mark at 69, Expresses Commitment to Charity
Midwestern Oil Sued over $20m Investment
‘CBN’s Forex Intervention ‘ll Revive Economy’
NiMet Restates Commitment to Re-position WMO Regional Training School
Onu: Why We Organised 2017 Technology and Innovation Expo
‘We Need to Develop Capacity in Handling National Security Challenges
Aremu Urges Nigerian Workers to Support FG Quest to Overcome Recession
Jos Disco: Over Half of Electricity Consumers in Jos Area By-passed Meters
Malnutrition Claiming Future Leaders in N/East, Says Expert
US Based Professors Proffer Solutions to High Rate of Youth Unemployment
Group Ask EFCC to Probe N600 Million Contract for Construction of Schools Under Wike…
Corruption in Judiciary is a Misconception, Says Rtd Supreme Court Justice
Ganduje Solicits ECOWAS Support in Ending Herders, Farmers Clashes
Troops Intercept Rustled Cattle, Arrest Fake Currency Vendors in Bauchi
Again, Crisis Hits Delta APC
Implications of EEC Treaty at 60 and Marine Le Pen as Potential French President…
Fitch: Crude Oil Prices to Average $52.50/b this Year
•Prices surge after US attack on Syria to 1-month high
Controversy over Cannibalisation of Arik Aircraft
The Rising Call to Look Beyond Oil
OPEC’s Renewed Effort to Stabilise Oil Prices
New Economic Recovery Plans: The Road Ahead
Defying Economic Slowdown, UBA Improves in Profitability
FROM THE THEATRE STAGE TO THE MEDIA SPACE: INTERROGATING THE VOCATIONAL ODYSSEY OF YEMI…
A Cathedraticum to Remember in Abuja
Addressing Silent Voices…
The Meningitis Outbreak
Chinese Grand Prix: Hamilton Beats Vettel To Pole
Tunisia Sack Kasperczak
Federer: The Renaissance Man
Searching for the Nigerian Identity
EDITORIAL: Government And Information Leakages
Unauthorised release of confidential information discredits government and weakens the decision making process


Vanguard



Red Alert Over Expired Fish: NCS Intercepts Truck Load At Idiroko Border, Arrests Suspect
Is Prof Sagay Nigeria’s Problem?
10 Facts About Boko Haram And Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls
Qualification Is Key — Amapakabo
Chibok Girl Recalls `Miracle’ Release By Boko Haram
Metaphor Of The Tail Wagging The Dog(3)
Travails Of Elder Citizens Down With Terminal Ailments But No Money For Treatment
My Story Of Love-At-First-Sight For Joke Silva— Olu Jacobs
Prophets And The Dark Days Of Muhammadu Buhari
Nigeria will break unless … – Obong Victor Attah
Bamaiyi wanted me dead while eating holy communion with me in church – Colonel Ajayi (retd)
Candidates stranded as JAMB shifts mock exam, UTME registration
Anti-corruption war: Buhari arms Conduct Bureau with fresh powers •
Chibok: Where are the remaining 197 kidnapped children? Parents ask Buhari
Buhari queries EFCC, CBN, DSS, ICPC, others, wants  details of monetary, assets recovered so far
Nigerian students abandoned in Romania by sponsors make heartbreaking plea
Anti-corruption war “a fight for the soul of Nigeria – Obasanjo
CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers face star-studded Zesco
Battle for soul of Nigeria’s athletics: Stakeholders proffer solutions
Mikel misses first game in China
Qualification is key — Amapakabo
Oliseh delights in relegation escape
Violence will not thrive gain in Kaduna — El Rufai
Warri South bye-election: Aspirant calls for exclusion of APC
Sheriff and PDP reconciliation efforts: An opportunity lost
Why we must unite and make progress, by Goodluck Jonathan
Wife who unwittingly helped hubby ‘re-discover’ his libido
Searching for a partner?
Why nookie could be a lot of fun when it’s impromptu!
Can you forgive a sister who snatched your man?
Quincy Ayodele scores another milestone
Pastor Chukwuiji moves to expunge nudity from beauty pageants
Why I sacrificed my sex life – Adokiye Kyrian
Men love bums than boobs – Evia Simon
Employers back FMH on consumption of Fanta, Sprite


Leadership



 States Grab World Bank Loan Facility For ‘Improved Access Roads’ Project
Kaduna: Reversing Underdevelopment For Investment Hub And Economic Prosperity
At 57.5%, Abuja Airport Runway Set To Be Ready Ahead Of Time
The Story Of Ubulu Kingdom’ For Launch April 15
Royal Roots Make Waves In Ibadan With 24 Hours Radio Station
Garber Wins 1st Smirnoff Female DJ Contest
UNILORIN VC In The Eye Of The Storm  Dangote’s N217bn Sugar Plantation, Refineries To Create 30,000 Direct Employment In Nasarawa
We Are Not Part Of Plot To Unseat Saraki – Kwara PDP
Chivita Unveils New Marketing Communications Campaign
States Grab World Bank Loan Facility For ‘Improved Access Roads’ Project
Kaduna: Reversing Underdevelopment For Investment Hub And Economic Prosperity
NPA Pensioners Rally Support For Management
Ecobank MD Lauds Financial Literacy Day
Eagles, Beware Of The Lions
FCT Minister, Justice Auta, Others Thumb-up For JK Gadzama LLP Golf Tourney
Davis Cup: France, Serbia Set Up Semis Clash
Griezmann Halts Real Madrid’s Title Charge
Petroleum Industry Act ‘ll Send Signal Of Stability To Investors – Ayoola
Life After The Glitz And Glamour Of A Society Wedding
Ibadan: City On Edge Of The Savannah
Cleric Urges FG To Expedite Action On Release of Chibok Girls
Fruit, Vegetables Prevent Cancer, Diabetes, Others – Prof Oboh
2019:INEC Beams Searchlight On Party Finances
Hon Aliyu Gebi And The Struggle To Liberate Bauchi People
 NCRIB Warns Against Use Of Unregistered Insurance Brokers
EDITORIAL: Who Is The Real Enemy Of PDP?

The Guardian



Why Meningitis epidemic may get worse
JAMB flip-flops, postpones mock examination
Pacquiao-Horn fight gets Aussie greenlight
Bayelsa police nab soldier, engineer for kidnapping
FRSC says crashes killed 270 persons in Ogun in 2016
Don advocates partial autonomy for local councils
Reps seeks stronger ties between Nigeria and Spain
FAO earmarks N19b for farmers displaced by insurgency
Liverpool too strong for stoke, Man City overpower Hull City
Super Falcons’ captain, Chikwelu dreams league title in Sweden
Rio Olympics marathon champion fails drugs test
Bravo one of world’s best, says Guardiola
Neymar sees red as Barca let Real Madrid off hook
Editorial: Nigeria and dreams that must live
Edo: After legal fireworks, tribunal rules
Lamido: What we have so far is government of terror, fear
Tribe’s producers end rift as film soars
Ugonma Adegoke: Grooming talents, calming souls with women rising concert
Confronting the demons of archiving history in Nigeria
55 cheers to pioneers of UNILAG’S Department of English

The Sun



GENERALS AT WAR
…Over death of Sani Abacha, MKO Abiola
Poor North: Ango Abdullahi slams Sanusi
…Says he should go and read the history of Nigeria ■Listen to the Emir, eminent Nigerians tell northern
Gunmen kill sales girl in Aba, as boss, wife escape abduction
Hands off our case, 22 Biafra agitators tell judges
WAITING FOR THE HANGMAN
■ Clock ticks for two teenagers sentenced to death
Admiral Ikoli didn’t commit suicide – Brother
Another man plunges into Lagos lagoon
APC youths boo Amaechi during rowdy meeting
It’s a lie, he was not booed -Pub Sec
BBNaija D-day: Efe, Bisola, TBoss favourites for grand prize
Foods to avoid when over 40
MAGU’S NON-CLEARANCE NOT BIG DEAL –SENATOR HANGA –DAVID-WEST
Justice Ademola: Between a media trial and a court trial
WHY APC HAS NOT EXPLODED –GBENGA DANIEL, EX-OGUN GOV  
Mutaeer’s cruel death
Meningitis epidemic : what you must know!
Male circumcision and Abuja Airport closure
Nigeria: Blackman’s dilemma
Buhari, Osinbajo and Abia NDDC nomination
Dearth of forex killing aviation sector –Gabriel Olowo, President, Aviation Roundtable
I cook with personal touch, integrity –Atinuke Ogunniyi, Suntunal Catering boss
EPL: The sky remains blue
• As Chelsea wins away •Tottenham batters Watford
Confederation Cup: Rangers eye group stage
•Host Zesco today in Enugu
NPFL: MFM, El-Kanemi in leadership war
LOOTED: $23BN FOR 3 REFINERIES, EXCESS CRUDE MONEY FOR 5 YEARS –OSITA OKECHUKWU, MD, VON
Ishaya Rizi Bamaiyi: Combing without a comb
Ekiti by-elections: PDP sweeps councillorship seats
EDITORIAL: Justice for Cynthia Osokogu


Tribune



APC commends Akeredolu on plans to link Ondo coastal communities with Lagos
Son beheads mother in Edo
Edo polls: And the people’s will prevailed
Edo Tribunal’s Andrew Osagie: An expectation muted?
CSM: NYSC to immunise 4,500 corps members in Sokoto
Meningitis: NYSC to engage corps members in vaccination
Epidemics: NMA solicits local production of vaccines
NECO: 78,378 candidates jostle for limited space in Unity Schools
Ogun to host African drums festival April 20
FG begins construction of N500m earth dam water scheme in Otuo, Edo — Official
NYSC: 12 corps members to repeat service in Kano
Bayelsa Govt access N30bn loan to complete projects
Taxation, panacea to infrastructural deficiency ― Gov Ahmed
Bamaiyi’s new book full of falsehood —Col. Ajayi (retd)
Current amendments to Electoral Act cosmetic — Lana
Why politicians want Niger gov re-elected —Commissioner
Taming corruption: Buhari has delivered, let legislature, judiciary play their roles —Ojudu
Inheritance tears family apart: Medical doctor alleges threat to life
Obafest: Poetic celebration of a scholar, playwright
X-raying details of the new Electoral Law
Lagos council polls: APC women leaders want more slots
Generals at war
Electoral Act: Senate’s bold amendment will help democracy —Arise
AWO’S THOUGHT
PATH TO NIGERIAN GREATNESS: Under The New Dispensation On man’s injustice to man

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