​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 18,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 18,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Seized N13bn cash: Amaechi demands N2bn from Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s aide

Malabu deal: Reps should compel Jonathan’s appearance, says MEND 

NNPC didn’t remit $81.2bn in four years – Reps’ panel

Buhari panel discussing with N’Assembly on rift with executive –Presidency 

Man shot alongside council secretary dies 

Military men brutalise Lagos teacher over apartment 

Vigilantes beat businessman to death for allegedly stealing dryer

Forex: Nigerian banks in the dock

CBN introduces ‘Form X’ for SMEs, naira closes at 410/$ 

Police arrest seven for assassination attempt on Melaye

Residents flee over fresh Southern Kaduna attack 

Stolen $1.63m: Court dismisses Emirates submission 

Don’t intimidate critics, don urges Buhari, govs 

What should EFCC do to stop losing cases? 

Don’t conduct census in 2018, Dogara warns 

NPF, NGO partner to curb corruption among policemen 

Illegal posting: Ministry orders 15 NHIS officials to return payments 

Power firms oppose plan to centralise revenue accounts 

States fail to access N60bn education fund –UBEC 

FG to recover 53,000 ghost workers’ pensions 

Rann IDPs camp bombed due to communication gap – NAF 

Easter tragedy: Seven killed, 19 injured in Lagos accidents 

What you need to know about Vocative Case

Election guidelines: Aggrieved persons should seek justice, says Dalung 

North lagging behind in education by 40 years – Balarabe 

Open letter to National Assembly

Lagos Safety Corps is good for security 

Ikeme out, Eagles face keeper crisis

‘Dangote’ll be largest rice exporter in five years’ 

A requiem for JAMB 

Samsung begins pre-order for Galaxy S8, S8+

Vigilantes beat businessman to death for allegedly stealing dryer

One dies, five injured in Ogun crash

FG inaugurates National Technology Park committee

Residents flee over fresh Southern Kaduna attack

Recovered funds: Baptist Convention flays EFCC

Easter tragedy: Seven killed, 19 injured in Lagos accidents

Ondo monarch: Kidnappers reduce ransom to N3m

Politicians ‘ll manipulate figures if we conduct census in 2018 -Dogara

Senator blames political scramblers for Katsina rally disruption

Election guidelines: Aggrieved persons should seek justice, says Dalung

Zenith Bank league: Dolphins, First Bank unbeaten

BREAKING: Brighton promoted to English Premier League

Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon

John Terry to leave Chelsea

Daddy Freeze slams pastor who said he had 52 demons

My apology not enough, do as you please, Kemen tells Tboss’ sister

CBN introduces ‘Form X’ for SMEs, naira closes at 410/$

Power firms oppose plan to centralise revenue accounts

FG to recover 53,000 ghost workers’ pensions

Preventing your account from being dormant

#BBNaija: Marvis returns home to warm welcome

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

Charlie Chaplin fans set world record

Editorial: Lagos Safety Corps is good for security


Research Expert: In 22 Years, FG, States, LGs Earned N101tn from oil

NIPCO Outlines Growth Strategy for Mobil Oil

Frank Writes Buhari, Demands Full Disclosure of Looted Recoveries, Culprits

Court Issues Contempt Notice against Kachikwu over OML 13

Go Beyond Sacking Officials Involved in Oil Theft, Senate Tells NNPC

IPC Condemns Gruesome Killing of Bayelsa Journalist, Calls for Urgent Investigation

Olanipekun Refutes Being Author of ‘No One is Fighting Corruption, It’s a Circus Show’

PRESCOM: Nigeria Lags Behind ECOWAS Countries in Arms Marking

Glo Kick-starts Nationwide Mega Music Tour in Awka

Arase: How to Detect, Prevent Crimes in Nigeria

Security Agencies, CSOs Seek End to Violence against School Children

Abductors of Ondo Oba Reduce Ransom to N3m

Seven Arrested over Alleged Assassination Attempt on Melaye

CAF: Glo Congratulates Ahmad, Pinnick

Ighalo Out for One Month with Ankle Injury

Shaky Madrid Defence Set for Lewandowski Challenge

Security Agencies, CSOs Seek End to Violence against School Children

Arase Advocates Installation of CCTV Cameras in Public Buildings to Combat Crime

IPOB Decries Incessant Arrest of Its Members

Military Expresses Concern over High Wave of Extremism, Terrorism, Kidnapping in Tertiary Institutions

Shekarau: PDP ‘ll Bounce Back in 2019

Investing in Cassava Farming, Processing Plant for Export

Local Content: Nigeria Retains $5bn of Yearly Spend in Oil 

Operators Must Account for Every Loss in Electricity Market, Fashola Insists

FG’s ‘7-big wins’ to Evaluate Operations of Floating Petrol Stations

NERC Unveils Six Action Plans to Stabilise Power Sector

Power Supply Worsens, Records Threats of System Collapse Twice in 

When Pensioners Threaten Politicians

In Grand Style, PDP Welcomes APC Defectors

PDP Challenges APC, Buhari to Show Proof of Scorecard

Respite for Epe Farmers

Ukpong Anticipates Tough Challenge in Jide Bademosi U-19 Cricket Tourney

Ambitious Leicester Plots Atletico’s Downfall

Terry Set for Chelsea Exit

The Abuja-Kaduna Airports: A Testimony


All prisoners have right to life until the law says otherwise 

The Nation

Gold or Silver? Which precious metal has bigger chances for an upswing?

 Osborne Towers: EFCC invites ex-governor, others

Fed Govt, DISCOS clash over revenue accounts

Sanusi ranks Northwest, Northeast most backward

Ondo monarch’s abductors demand N5m

Army rescues 1,623 Boko Haram captives

Nigeria gets $150m credit for mining sector

Amaechi seeks N2b, apology from Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s aide

N60b UBE funds idle in CBN, says UBEC chief

CBN denies knowledge of Ikoyi loot

Mustapha Ibrahim: Umuahia turf is harvest ground

Amiesimaka urges caution

Ayeyemi contacted by three NPFL clubs

Lagos counts its blessings at 50

Why I want Fayose’s job, by ex-lawmaker

Political interests may disrupt proposed 2018 census – Dogara

Olanipekun: I never said corruption fight is ‘circus show’

Seven die, 19 injured in crashes

Seven in police net over attempt on Senator Melaye

Abductors Of Ondo Monarch Reduce Ransom To N3m

Fabregas To Start Milan Revolution

Oil Production To Increase Despite Multilateral Production Cuts—IEA

Rivers APC Denies Allegation Of Defection

Let’s Be United Against Insurgency, CAN Urges Christian Leaders

Oil Prices Drop As US Pumps More

Shelve Plan To Relocate From P-Harcourt To Lagos, MEND Warns SPDC

Alleged Project Abandonment: Bayelsa Community Drags Contractor To EFCC

Abductors Of Turkish Expatriates Want N200m

Ajayi Crowther Varsity Denies Closing School

Common Sexual Problems And Their Novelty Based Solutions

Kalu Advocates Even Development Across Nigeria

Don’t silence Emir Sanusi, NBA President cautions northern elites

I won’t advise anyone to conduct national census in 2018 — Dogara

NIA didn’t get Ikoyi cash from CBN — Okorafor

Rann IDPs bombing: Fear of sack, prosecution grips military officers as panel submits report

Magu: Senate considers going to S-Court

Malabu Oil deal: Reps may not summon Jonathan

Fani-Kayode, Lare Olayinka react to Amaechi’s N1.250bn threat

Dangote will become largest world exporter of rice In 2021- Adesina

Hundreds escape death as viewing centre collapses

Jide Bademosi U-19 Cricket tournament: It’s going to be tough – Ukpong

Benzema begs Madrid to sign Hazard

Newcastle stumble at Portman Road

Mandela begged Abacha on MKO, Obasanjo, Ogoni 9 — MBEKI

2019: Dogara urges INEC to begin constituency delineation

The Sun
Gunmen terrorise Aba, army, police on red alert

Seized $43m: Amaechi threatens legal action against Fani Kayode, Fayose’s aide

Dogara warns against politicising 2018 census

Airlines announce flight resumption into Abuja airport

China pumps $100bn to Africa

12 killed in fresh Southern Kaduna attack

Another crisis hits CCB

Kalu advocates even development across Nigeria

Nigeria’s TSA hits N7trn, says AGF

Fayose to Lai Mohammed: FG protecting looters in government

Abuja airport ready for operations tomorrow

FRSC warns truck drivers against overloading

Customs urges Nigerians to see smuggling as crime

Buhari held hostage by cabal –Asu Beks

Govt must redress faulty wealth distribution –Archbishop Emmanuel

FG’s policies killing business  -Okonkwo

Unremitted $5.5bn: NEITI demands review of oil assets

Discos raise alarm over plans to escrow accounts

FG urged to investigate wealthy Nigerians’ tax compliance

CAF confederation Cup: Amiesimaka warns Rivers United

Murray, Djokovic ready for Monte Carlo return

CAF: Glo congratulates Ahmad, Pinnick

Killers of inspector, Imo bank staff shot dead by police

Eastern Consultative Assembly accuses govt of sponsoring protests against Amnesty

Biafra: Release Kanu to us, eastern elders tell Buhari

Southern Cameroun joins IPOB in Biafra struggle

Malabu oil: Ex-militant leaders differ on probe of Jonathan’s govt

EDITORIAL: Niger Delta and modular refineries

Cancer: We don’t have enough screening centres in Nigeria –Akintunde

Robots’ll claim 2bn jobs by 2050, UN warns

…Visiting special envoy, Kikwete, tasks Nigeria, others to invest in skill-based education 


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