​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 17,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspaper

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 17,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 



The Punch

Seized N13bn: Present evidence of ownership, Sagay tells Wike

Terminal operators lose N75bn to naira fall

Abuja airport runway, terminal building ready today —FAAN

Ikoyi dollars stash: A national security issue 

Herdsmen defy Abuja grazing restriction 

Robbers disguise as policemen, snatch car in Kubwa

Police arrest killer, robbers in Niger 

Nigerians in a state of learned helplessness 

PCN shuts down 264 drug outlets in Enugu

Naira shortage forces banks to boycott CBN dollar sale

Union Bank launches innovation challenge

IMF to stress forex reforms at annual meeting 

ICAN partners MRS, others for growth 

Suspected church guard nabbed with human parts 

Gunmen kill journalist in Bayelsa 

Police deny brutalising AAU professor 

NCC develops initiatives to empower consumers 

Etisalat begins new ETEPP session at ABU 

Apple granted self-driving test permit

Recession: Building artisans find survival in farming, transpor

Microfinance banks grant MSMEs N183bn loans 

Lagos international airport’s new terminal to open Q4

IDPs raise food scarcity concern 

Reducing inequality in healthcare 

Re-Time to end the carnage in Syria 

The unending tyranny of NNPC

FG plans to develop indigenous languages 

Constituents vow to scuttle Lasun’s governorship ambition 

Tambuwal commends Sokoto Assembly for passing education law 

Borno monarch calls for reversal of Ndume’s suspension 

Kidnappers demand N500m ransom for abducted poly proprietor 

Xenophobic attacks: Reps ask FG to create job opportunities 

Mega party: ADP pays N1m registration fee to INEC 

Five reasons why you should have a current account

Police arrest leader of Imo bank robbery at father’s funeral

Seized N13bn: Present evidence of ownership, Sagay tells Wike

Pension fund investment in infrastructure rises to N2.22bn

Looters have more money than all tiers of govt –FG

Obasanjo taught me anti-corruption campaign in 1957 – Oluyitan

Ambrose credits teammates for Scottish award

IDPs raise food scarcity concern

Abuja airport runway, terminal building ready today —FAAN

US government ‘monitored bank transfers’, says hacking group

Sergeant arrested for releasing N4.1m exhibit to fraudster

Traditional ruler kidnapped in Ondo

Four gunmen kill council secretary

Man sells six-year-old girl for N200,000

Katsina police nab two for killing siblings

Kidnappers abduct traditional ruler in Ondo

APC’ll produce next Anambra gov, says Moghalu

Olanrewaju banks on form for Eagles invite

Man United ignite title race

C’River, contractor trade blame over collapsed hall

Obaseki seeks more runners in Okpekpe race

Rivers beat Rayon 2-0

Daddy Freeze slams pastor who said he had 52 demons

Naira shortage forces banks to boycott CBN dollar sale

Union Bank launches innovation challenge

ICAN partners MRS, others for growth

Recession: Building artisans find survival in farming, transport

Microfinance banks grant MSMEs N183bn loans

Record-breaking $532.5m debut for ‘Fast and Furious’

Charlie Chaplin fans set world record

Lady Gaga, sensual and acrobatic, debuts song at Coachella

If I could marry Tiwa again, it would be low-keyed – Teebillz

Editorial: The unending tyranny of NNPC

Reducing inequality in healthcare

NEEDS programme and monetary policy circular N0.37

Osinbajo, Ambode, Dickson, Ahmed, Ortom, CAN advocate peace at Easter

ThisDay


FG: Looters Burying Stolen Funds in Forests, Cemeteries

• Wike seeks divine intervention for return of N13.3bn found in Ikoyi • NIA sources deny any link between N13.3bn and Jonathan’s campaign 

Osinbajo Reconciliation C’ttee Yet to Formally Contact Senate

FG, W’Bank Officials to Meet in Washington to Conclude Power Recovery…

Family Blames British Doctor’s Wrong Diagnosis for Death of Magnus Onyibe’s…

FAAN: Abuja Airport Runway Ready Today

Govt Imposes Curfew on Ekiti Community Over Bloody Protest

Police Ban Illegal Roadblocks by Revenue Collectors Nationwide

Supreme Court to Decide on Finality of Industrial Court Decisions June 30

Conference of Speakers to Support Agitation for LG Autonomy

SERAP Asks Buhari to Resolve Doubts over Real Identities of Those Behind $45m Haul…

Oshiomhole Consoles Tony Anenih over Wife’s Death

Protesters Pelt Masari, Lawmakers with Stones

Trouble in Awka as Kingmakers Dethrone Traditional Ruler

Monarch Wants Traditional Rulers to Refrain from Politics

Group Questions FG’s Corruption Fight after N13.3bn Discovery

Kaduna Electric Seeks Bagudu’s Support on Bills Payment

Foundation Honours Teachers in Lagos

Saraki, Governors, Others Preach Peace at Easter

Nigerians Charged to Imbibe the Lessons of Easter

El-Rufai Preaches Peace

 Love One Another, Okowa Urges Nigerians

Suspected Assassins Kill Radio Editor in Bayelsa

Black Easter Sunday in Akwa Ibom as Transition Secretary is Killed

Gunmen Kidnap First Class Oba in Ondo

April 

Group Petitions EFCC, Demands Prosecution of Defaulting Contractors in Niger Delta Projects

PETAN: WAIPEC 2018 to Hold in February 2018

Nigeria to Emerge Maritime Hub in West, Central Africa

NCC Gets Platinum Rating in Institutional Work Processes

VoguePay Wins Best Fintech Startup Award

NSC Boss Inaugurates SOAN’s New Executive

NCAT Wins ICAO Award on Aviation Training

PDP Challenges APC, Buhari to Show Proof of Scorecard

Buhari to Send Harmonised Electoral Bill to National Assembly 

Emeh Salutes 7,800 APC Defectors in Rivers, Congratulates PDP, Wike

LIFE & STYLE A Story of Neglect

Securing Nigeria’s Maritime Domain

ZENITH B’BALL LEAGUE: First Bank, Dolphins, Customs Remain Unbeaten as Curtain Falls on First Phase

NTF Celebrates Taekwondo Legend Aime on Wednesday

Lagos SWAN Faults Remo Stars on Assault on Sports Journalist

Why a Lagos Slum is Producing Nigeria’s Top Football Talents

No Madam, Please Let’s Not Go There

EDITORIAL: THE GROWING DEBT TRAP

 

Vanguard

 
 Lafarge Africa Plc: A Green Shoot Already?

Eagles Can Stop Cameroon — Iwobi

Menopause: 8 In 10 Women Get Mood Swings — Expert

Nigeria Names Team For 2017 ITTF World Championships

NUPENG Urges FG To Set Up Pipeline Protection Agency

 AM Igbara Odo Crisis: Police Confirm Officer’s Death

 AM LAGOS @50: Education District 1 Celebrates Ambode’s Inclusive Govt

 Akwa Ibom LG Scribe Assassinated Constitution Review: Anxiety As NASS Fails To Meet Deadline

 Woman Finds Wedding Ring On Robber During Parade Of Suspects

 2019: Dogara Urges INEC To Begin Constituency Delineation

FBI Declares Nigerian Wanted For Alleged $5m E-mail Scam

Forex: Calm Returns As CBN Surpasses Operators’ Demand

Osinbajo, Govs, Clerics Preach Love At Easter

Protesters Stone Senator, Reps, Others At APC Rally In Katsina

Forte Oil Grows Profit By 128.9% As Cost Of Sales Improves

IGP Orders Dismantling Of Illegal Road Blocks Nationwide

My Father Not Afraid To Give Up The Throne – Sanusi’s Daughter

Solo Voyage: I Was Stuck In Asia For Two Months, By Nigerian Pilot

Recovered $43M, £27,000, N23M: NIA Moves To ‘officially’ Reclaim Ikoyi Cash

Inflation: Mixed Outlook As Food Prices Remain High

PDP Faults Buhari’s Easter Message, Says Jonathan Handed Over A Single Digit Inflation Rate

Lady Gaga, Sensual And Acrobatic, Debuts Song At Coachella

Looters Bury Stolen Funds In Forests, Burial Grounds – Lai Mohammed

Eagles Can Stop Cameroon — Iwobi

Nigeria Names Team For 2017 ITTF World Championships

Courtois Doubtful For Tottenham Clash

Niguez: I Used To Urinate Blood After Every Game

62 Bag Certificates At ExxonMobil Triathlon

Leadership



Group Commends NDDC’s Intervention In Community Development 

Wike Urges Rivers Christians To Pray For Return Of $43m 

No Division In Rivers APC – Peterside 

Argungu Polo: Zaria W/Stream Dominate 

Title Race Open As Man Utd Beat Chelsea 

EFCC Is After Me For Standing With Senate On Magu’s Matter – Nwaboshi 

Dissecting The Unending Leadership Battle In Gombe APC 

Sokoto Passes Right To Education Law 

‘1999 Constitution Gives Room For Restructuring Of Nigeria’ 

Suspension: Court Adjourns Jibrin’s Suit To April 28 

Group Commends NDDC’s Intervention In Community Development

Wike Urges Rivers Christians To Pray For Return Of $43m

No Division In Rivers APC – Peterside

Abuja Airport Runway Ready Today – FAAN

Abuja Airport Runway Will Be Ready Tomorrow — FAAN Boss

3 Months After Ban On Land Borders, Full Activities Yet To Commence At Sea Ports

Argungu Polo: Zaria W/Stream Dominate

Title Race Open As Man Utd Beat Chelsea

Nigerian Clubs And Continental Jinx

PMB Has Failed Chibokgirls –BBOG

 EFCC Is After Me For Standing With Senate On Magu’s Matter – Nwaboshi 

Dissecting The Unending Leadership Battle In Gombe APC

Sokoto Passes Right To Education Law 

‘1999 Constitution Gives Room For Restructuring Of Nigeria’ 

Suspension: Court Adjourns Jibrin’s Suit To April 28 

—Stop Running Kaduna As Personal Entity – Bishop Tells el-Rufai 

Whistle-blower Policy: Cleric Calls For Caution 

Lagos LG Polls: LASIEC Rules Out Use Of Card Readers 

FG At CrossRoads Over N13bn Ikoyi Loot – Makarfi 

Why Constituency Projects Are Important – Saraki 

EDITORIAL: Time To Fight Corruption In Health Sector

Guardian


Abuja airport repairs to last extra four months

‘Why we can’t render account of looted funds now’

Scarcity of meningitis vaccine persists as epidemic worsens

Buhari’s success claim, insult to intelligence of Nigerians, says PDP

Love one another, Osinbajo charges Nigerians

‘True Easter spirit can halt suicide’

Easter: Governors, public officials urge peace, harmony

Police nab ‘high profile thief’ for alleged impersonation, stealing gadgets

IG orders arrest of tax, revenue collectors on federal road

Eagles to play friendly against Corsica, Burkina Faso in France

Rivers United secures 2-0 victory over Rayon Sports

‘Enyeama’s problems with NFF keeping him out of Eagles’

TMC advocates equal treatment for all footballers

‘Being a boxer you have to be a man of the people’

Late drama as Rivers United wins Owerri zone

Banking stocks lead NSE’s N6 billion turnover in four days

BDCs, compliance efforts and naira travails

AFC issues $500 million seven-year Eurobond

SEC seeks more adoption of e- Dividend registration mandate

Editorial: On FG’s assurance of containing meningitis

APC: Between South-West leadership and Young Turks

Nigeria’s perilous and trying times

Ango Abdullahi and rotational presidency

Those marginalising the south-east revisited

Jibrin’s counsel, apology and APC’s hammer

End of a tragic drama

Christians mark Easter at Jesus’ resurrection site

Musicians chase fame on west Africa’s musical islands

Record-breaking debut for newest ‘Fast and Furious’ flick

50 years of Osogbo Art exhibition loud in America

Scientists explore 10 health benefits of sex

The Sun

Looters now bury cash –FG

IPOB insists on May 30 sit-at-home order

Armed robbers kill journalist in Bayelsa

2 armed robbers shot dead in Aba, 2 others arrested

Buhari, APC have failed –Balarabe Musa

PDP faults Buhari’s claim on security, corruption, economy

Abuja Airport runway now ready –NCAA

Ex-commissioner’s daughter dies of ruptured appendicitis

…18 months after UK doctors failed to dectect it 

Ikoyigate: Recovered $45m kept by Amaechi, Wike insists

• Releases White Paper indicting ex-gov on sale of four power plants • Asks Christian to pray 

IGP sacks revenue, transport agents from highway

Price of kerosene falls by 11.6%, cooking gas, diesel, petrol on decline, says NBS

Digital marketing: FG, Kogi train 2,457 youths

From Fred Itua, Abuja The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has trained 2,457 youths in digital marketing and…

FAAN awaits NCAA clearance to reopen Abuja airport

APC lauds Akeredolu over prompt payment of workers’ salary

There’s vacancy in Anambra Govt House -Obaze, ex-SSG

Nigerians happy with APC govt –Wakili

FG slashes import documentation from 14 to 8

NCAT acquires new airplane, bags ICAO award

Why airlines, NCAA battle for control of passengers’ levy   

EPL: Bad Easter for Chelsea

• Man U throws title open • Liverpool continues fine run 

Eagles door still open for Enyeama –Rohr

…Team to play Corsica in France

FG slashes import documentation from 14 to 8

EDITORIAL: Banks and non-performing loans

North Korea getting close to its war bargain

Tussle for traditional stool ruins Anambra community

•Health facilities, roads, schools in shambles as two brothers battle for soul of town 

2019: Waiting for Sule Lamido

The hypnosis of Little Brother Naija

2019: Learning from the Goodluck Jonathan experience

Anti-corruption war and comedy of discoveries

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