​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 14,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 14,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

 Buhari fires CPC, BPE bosses, 20 others

Experts discuss distribution, copyright at EMCOAN seminar

‘Obasanjo and Adebutu’s wedding to hold as planned’ 

Customer service in discussion

Should Nigeria continue with bicameral legislature?

‘Lucozade does not contain benzoic acid’

Speed limiter: Firm threatens to sue FRSC 

Ibom Deep Seaport to provide 300,000 jobs 

Dangote writes for YouWiN Connect

Ogun’ll help industries to source raw materials – Amosun 

El-Rufai lauds NB’s contribution to Kaduna economy

Firm to train artisans, builders in pipe installation 

Breaches: CBN raises banks’ forex loan limit 

FG, states face monthly ease of doing business appraisal

Banks’ demand for forex drops, CBN injects fresh $100m 

Salami, Aboderin-Talabi to speak at business summit

‘Development bank’ll reduce lending cost to MSMEs’

7,000 students register for SPAK National Science Competition 

Lagos State schools to resume on Tuesday 

Alumni president seeks support for Ijebu Muslim College

Mosquito bite can cause heart disease 

Lagos policeman kills S’African returnee over N5m

Hyundai slashes prices of Nigeria-made vehicles

Port worker blinds wife’s eye over housemaid

Benenoise houseboy steals employer’s N21m 2

Man invites gang to rob, abduct in-law 

Seven ways social media can ruin your life

N1.1bn subsidy fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Arisekola’s son

Ile-Ife: 15 detainees released, 40 obas protest monarch’s detention

Negotiations ongoing to free other Chibok girls, Buhari confirms

Loss of momentum in anti-corruption programme

Good Friday: Make sacrifice, Anglican bishop tells leaders

Tribunal decides Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu’s gov poll case today

German multinational injects N7bn into Nigerian economy

Wike, Fayose recruited Jonathan to scuttle PDP peace process –Sheriff

Oando Foundation renovates Ogun school

Pirates kill two soldiers as troops destroy 13 refineries

Gunmen kill three Lagos cops, two residents

Seven-month-old baby raped by stepfather dies

Troops hunt for fleeing Benue terror kingpin

Court jails two Ogun vigilantes for murder

I’m searching for Aso Rock cabals -Osinbajo

Osinbajo named Jagaban Adamawa

We’ll do anything to secure release of remaining Chibok girls -Buhari

Edo tribunal: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu to know fate Friday

Court orders forfeiture of $43m, £27,800, N23m found by EFCC to FG

‘My flying around the world, a dream come true’

Federation polls: Ministry stops Gumel,Umar, others

Rangers players in cash row, miss flight to Zambia

Kante, Hazard lead nominations for PFA award

Zenith Bank b’ball: First Bank, Dolphins continue winning streak

Badminton team leave for SA

Edo gov’s wife for Okpekpe race


Dele Odule to revive stage performance with N100m

Open House Lagos set to hold

I can’t ridicule Barrister – Ayinde Wasiu

Again Blackface lambasts 2Baba for allegedly stealing his songs

Model acquires biggest boobs in Europe, changes skin colour

Alicia Keys wins Amnesty’s Ambassador of Conscience award

Grey hair sign of heart disease – Researchers

Cholera kills 30

Social media

Facebook looking at behaviour to weed out fake accounts

Six ways to prevent hard drives from being corrupted

Editorial; Three years without Chibok girls

Happy people and death by suicide

Ben Ayade’s bold and brilliant initiative

Trajectories of ungoverned space, cattle rustling in national security (2)

Three NNPC chiefs fired over missing N11bn petrol

The Nation

 Aregbesola to monarch: be father to your people

SON trains workers, stakeholders in vehicle inspection, standards

 Abia police inaugurates tactical response squad

Man sues board for wife’s death

Beninese chef steals master’s $59,000, N3.4m

 Taraba’s Wonder Farm

Obaseki reaffirms commitment to improved health care delivery

Ebonyi demotes five headteachers

Police kill ‘notorious robber’ in Ondo community

Bridge Radio begins test transmission

EFCC moves seized $43m, £27,000, N23m to CBN

New DGs for BPE, PenCom, others

El-Rufai to Reps: I don’t share public funds like you

Yabatech, firm sign MOU on students’ training

Why did Unilorin student commit suicide?

UDUS students bemoan results’ delay

Rangers’ players boycott trip to Zambia over unpaid allowance

Team Nigeria confirms for YOG qualifiers in Tunis

Anderlecht 1-1 Man Utd: Wasteful United frustrated again

APC, PDP trade words over plot to unseat Saraki

Ndoma-Egba hails Ita-Giwa over defection

APC chieftain urges political solution to crisis

Ambode begins construction of six new arts theatres

At last, MCSN gets licence as collecting society

World of music artiste Naomi Bassey

Abuse: Prevention and treatment (2)

Mission to eliminate NTDs by 2020

Guinness Nigeria equips LUTH Eye centre

How to stop kidnappers, by Ambode’s aide

Pirates kill two soldiers in Rivers, Bayelsa

NDLEA parades 64 suspected drug dealers

Students back education tax

UTME: JAMB seeks deployment of troops to CBT centers

Lagos schools to resume April 18

How ready is JAMB for UTME?

AOCOED students task Ambode

Financing farmers through warehouse receipts

Lagos eyes 3000Mw electricity

Nigeria, Israel to strengthen bilateral trade ties

Forex policy has killed 200 factories, 


EFCC Gets Court Order to Seize $43.6m Belonging to Sister Security…

• How funds for covert operation were recovered from safe house • EFCC raids Nnamdi-Ogbue’s Abuja home, quizzes her over expropriated petrol •

Again, Inflation Rate Drops, Now 17.26%

On Third Anniversary, Buhari Restates Pledge to Rescue Chibok Girls

President Removes Heads of PENCOM, BPE, PPPRA, Other Agencies

Again, Court Insists EFCC Must Retract False Statement on Dasuki’s Aide

PDP Crisis: Sheriff Accuses Wike of Bankrolling S’Court Case with $6m

Gunmen Kill Four in Abaji Market in Benue

CBN Raises Banks’ FX Loan Limits to Resolve Breaches

Afenifere to Northern Leaders: Restructure to Restore Justice or Wait for Consequences

Eni Paid No Intermediary Bribe to Acquire OPL 245, Oil Major Insists

Presidency: Nobody Knows Precisely Where the Chibok Girls Are

Election Bribe: EFCC Begins Prosecution of Indicted INEC Staff

EFCC Raids Jonathan’s Cousin’s Premises in Bayelsa

Two Soldiers Killed, Three Injured in Gun Duel with Pirates in Rivers, Bayelsa Border

Wike: Amaechi Withdrew N53bn from State’s Coffers without Due Process

SON Raises the Alarm as Illegal Flavoured Cigarettes Flood Nigerian Market

Jimoh Ibrahim Denies Attacking Jonathan, Fani-Kayode

UTME: JAMB Partners Army to Provide Security for 1.3m Candidates

El-Rufai Hits Back at N’Assembly, Insists on Transparency, Accountability

Police Stop BBOG Protesters from Approaching Ambode’s Office in Lagos

Arkwright Offers British Expertise to Nigeria on DSO Transition

FG Considers Import Restrictions against Dumping Ground Syndrome

Court Adjourns Hearing on Jibrin’s Suspension Suit to April 28

Bayelsa Stops Sponsorship of Overseas Undergraduate Scholarships over ‘Wicked’ Report

Nigeria Re-elected 45th Time as Chair, UN Peacekeeping Committee

Forex Fraud: Senate to Publish Names of Importers, Banks

Amina Mohammed Wins Award

NNPC Confirms Sack of Staff Involved in N11bn Petrol Theft

Two Soldiers Killed, Three Injured in Gun Duel with Pirates

Sheriff: Fayose Main Problem of PDP

CBN to Raise Dollar Supply to BDCs to $40,000 Weekly

Wema Bank Expands Branch Network

Moghalu Bags Honorary Doctorate

LSETF Promotes ‘Made in Lagos’

Ashaka Cement’s Profit Falls by 27% to N2.0bn

NNPC to Advance Nigeria’s National Broadband Penetration Plan

PDP Crisis: Sheriff Accuses Wike of Bankrolling S’Court Case with $6m

Nigeria Sliding into Gestapo State under APC, Says Makarfi-led PDP

Oyegun Moves to Placate Aggrieved NEC Members

The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan – A Project Risk Management Perspective

Feeding the Less-privileged

LMC Reinstate Commitment to Referees’ Welfare

Sensational Milan Derby Live on Startimes

NPFL U-15: Shooting Books Q/Final Spot

Nigeria Slips Out of Buhari’s Control


It is in the nation’s interest to find the remaining schoolgirls 


Gunmen Kill 3 Policemen, 2 Community Leaders, Abduct 4 In Lagos

ONDO: When APC Gov Primary Wounds Fester

Court Orders EFCC To Retract Statement Against Dasuki’s Aide

Cartoon: Mr & Mrs

MASSOB Blasts VON D-G Over Comment On Kanu

Alleged N30trn Forex Fraud: Senate Vows To Expose Cuplrits

Ife Clash: Police Releases 15 Of 21 Yoruba Suspects

Yoruba Gods, Food Shine In Brazil

S’East, S’South Summit To Discuss Regional Fears, Integration, Others

Nigerians’ Love For Me Is Priceless — Debbie-Rise

Buhari Made Igbo Women To Manage Trillions – Senator Uwajumogu

Diplo, Davido, Reekado, Others For Eko Atlantic Festival

Obasanjo, Farmers’ Group Plan To End Hunger

MAN Demands Review Of Lagos Water Sector Law

Suspension: Court Adjourns Jubrin’s Suit To April 28

Shake-up In NNPC: Nnamdi-Ogbue, Two Others Retired

We Will Continue To Fight Corruption – Magu

US Drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ In Afghanistan

Buhari Sacks Heads Of CPC, PENCOM, 21 Others

Court Stops NIPOST From Collecting N50 Stamp Duty

Villagers Flee As Herdsmen Attack Delta Communities

Do You Seek A Muslim Life Partner?

My Wife Had Sex With Her Pastor, Younger Brother; Man Tells Court

Why I Prefer Younger Men

I Don’t Want To Break Up This Marriage

Simioly, Kaynanymus Collab For Adaba Dance

Legislators Order Arrest Of ‘unapproved’ Caretaker Chairmen

Saving The APC House From Falling

Uyo Stadium Pitch Gets NFF Pass Mark

Election Into Federation Boards Holds June 9

CAF Confederation Cup Fixtures

Kabylie Hope Boulaouidet Can Rescue CAF Tie

Nationwide League To Commence On May 4

​The Guardian

How secret emoluments contradict change agenda

Why they are still missing three years later

CBN extends banks’ foreign currency loan limit

Inflation drops by 0.52 per cent

Buhari appoints 24 new heads of government agencies

Ownership of cash recovered by EFCC sparks controversy

Modu Sheriff’s, Wike’s feud over control of PDP deepens

Rivalry, indifference aid avoidable deaths in hospitals

N5tr revenue threatened as court stops N50 stamp duty

Trump calls Assad an “animal”, blasts Russia

Gumel, Ogba, Ndanusa, Umar, others knocked out

Dendoncker denies United, violence mars Lyon-Besiktas

Violence blights Nigerian League

Sponsors want more of Lords, golf partnership

3SC qualify for NPFL U-15 quarterfinal, Remo, ABS fight for spot

Rivers Hoopers, Customs clash as NBBF men’s basketball league dunks off

Abuja runway 96% ready as airport reopens next Wednesday

Experts harp on policy implementation at ‘Bullion’ lecture

Unpacking Nigeria’s economic recovery and growth plan

CBN extends banks’ foreign currency loan limit

Editorial : It’s Good Friday

A danse macabre

Ehusani, IDPs and trauma healing

Nigeria: Unwinding the ‘IMF Put Options’

Lessons from Julius Nwalimu Nyerere

Rivers PDP, APC still at daggers drawn

‘Dearth of ideology by political parties in Nigeria worrisome’

Today is Good Friday…

Cannes set to unveil movies for 70th birthday fest


 We Will Bend Over For Chibok Girls’ Release – PMB 

 Inflation Rate Declines To 17.26 % In March – NBS 

 PMB Appoints New Heads For PENCOM, FMB, 21 Others 

 NAHCON Reform Saves Pilgrims $18.8m 

 Court Orders Forfeiture Of Recovered $43m, £27,800, N23m To FG 

 It’s Good Friday 

 I Depend On God For My Security, Not Nigeria Police – Wike 

 el-Rufai Challenges Dogara, Again: Release Breakdown Of NASS Budget Since 2015 

 Alleged N30trn Forex Fraud: Senate Vows To Publish Names Of Importers, Banks 

 Indicted INEC Staff Refund Bribe Money – Chairman

Emirates Named Best World’s Airline In TripAdvisor Awards

OLX Nigeria Celebrates, Raises N500,000 For IDPs At Easter

CBN Raises Banks’ Forex Borrowing Limit

Dalung To Sport Federations: I Have No Candidate

AC Milan Sold To Chinese Consortium

The Only Regret I Have In BBNaija Is Drinking Alcohol- Efe

‘Receiving Amnesty International Award Is One Of The Best Moments Of My Life’- Alicia Keys

‘I Will Miss Charlie’s Laughter And Presence Every Day’-Eddie Murphy

Alicia Keys Wins Amnesty `Ambassador of Conscience’ Award

Sheriff Should Sheathe His Sword – Sen Gyunka

Nigeria Can Gain A Lot If Restructured – Sen Nwagu

Let Us Scrap State Electoral Commission Now – Hon Omale

Party Supremacy Vs Parliamentary Autonomy In Retrospect

The Dilemma Of Nigeria’s Broken Dream (2)

 Charge Detained PDP Members To Court 

 N3.2bn Fraud: Kalu’s Aide Withdrew N714m From Govt House Account– Witness 

 Edo Guber Tribunal: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Know Fate Today 

 FG Sends Bill To Prosecute Insurance Evaders To NASS 

EDITORIAL: It’s Good Friday

The Sun

Controversy over Lagos home EFCC discovered N15bn

• Obla, Mu’azu disown building • Court orders forfeiture 

…Why NNPC fired Nnamdi-Ogbue, 2 others

Good governance: Wike signs 5 bills into law  

EFCC raids company belonging to Jonathan’s cousin in Bayelsa

Biafra Day: IPOB observes sit-at-home May 30

Mass defection of APC members in Rivers

• No crisis in PDP, says Wike 

I’ll get your girls back, Buhari reassures Chibok parents

I’ve no security vote, El-Rufai tells Dogara

Kalu’s name nowhere in Abia statement of account as beneficiary –EFCC witness

Buhari fires heads of NAPTIP, NSITF, FMBN, others, appoints new DGs 

Edo guber: Tribunal delivers judgment today

PDP in trouble if Akpabio defects, says ex-minister

Three years after, no freedom for Chibok girls

•Nigerians call for more pressure on federal government to free abductees 

How I’ll spend my N25m prize money : – Efe Ejeba, BB Naija winner

League of blood and fine

‘Anambra so blessed it has Nigeria’s best musicians’

Time to shape up and enjoy democracy dividends

Anambra and regulation of burial rites

PDP built institutions driving nation’s economy –Chidoka

PDP crisis: It’s Sheriff versus Jonathan and others

In war against corruption, prevention most critical – Akinrinade

Abuja airport: Foreign airlines, travel agents report surge in ticket sales

Inflation rate further drops to 17.26% in 

UBA declares 75 kobo dividend to shareholders

AFCON 2019 qualifier: Uyo Stadium turf tickles NFF 

•Akwa Ibom ready for Eagles By George Aluo Ikeme not sure of Brighton clash

Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is in a race against time to be fit for his club’s…

Dortmund attack: Bartra out for a month

EDITORIAL: Pay the power sector debts

Time to shape up and enjoy democracy dividends


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