​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 21,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 21,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 



Punch


Ali redeploys 48 Customs comptrollers, reconstitutes compliance team

Piracy on Nigerian waters drops by 60% – FG 

Fayemi briefs Buhari on $150m W’Bank mining loan

NNPC diversifies into health sector

Stock market closes lower as 7UP, 14 others lose 

Naira closes at 380/dollar as forex supply rises 

Ambode advises Providus Bank, others on economic growth 

CBN supports Oyo with infrastructure

Anti-corruption: The suspension of Buhari’s top aides

Housing fund contributions rise to N43bn from N13bn 

Two Air Peace planes collide at Lagos airport 

Foreign donors dump expired products on religious bodies, NGOs –NAFDAC 

Will you send your kid to any public school?

Aliyu: The car designer should design for us 

Buhari’s open endorsement of Erdogan’s despotism

Mother of two needs N8m for heart surgery

Prevention of typhoid fever

Boko Haram IED kills three soldiers in Borno 

SGF, NIA DG suspension: Makarfi’s PDP demands independent inquiry 

Police detain Leadership reporter over 48 hours 

Buhari makes new NEXIM Bank, REA appointments 

Police raid Danjuma Goje’s Abuja home 

NDDC issues fresh 14-day ultimatum to erring contractors

S’West govs to meet in Ogun over insecurity 

US embassy stops three Sand Eagles players

World leaders pledge $812m to end neglected tropical diseases 

Infection: Group to train school nurses, food handlers

Ayade urges WHO to change intervention tactics in Africa

Weekend matches: English Premier League table

Argentina woman gives birth in coma… meets son four months later

You can’t execute Rev. King, others, Falana tells Ambode

Abuja civil servant gives birth to quintuplets, family asks for support

Magu: Senators fault Presidency, lawmakers may approach S’Court

Reps blame corporation for N2.2bn moribund Osun water project

How to identify fake banking emails

APC postpones caucus, NEC meetings indefinitely

30 football fans feared dead in Calabar viewing centre tragedy

Buhari’s absence at state functions worrisome – Fayose

Suspended NIA DG, Oke, admits Jonathan ordered release of $289m

Abductors demand sale of poly for founder’s freedom

Policemen, hoodlums batter engineer for not disclosing boss’ whereabouts

One dies, 20 houses destroyed as cultists, youths clash

Gunmen kill NSCDC official in Ekiti, steal pistol

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Kwara

Katsina police arrest man for trafficking 22 people

Man allegedly brutalises daughter for watching TV in neighbour’s room

Woman wearing pajamas robs six banks in 90 minutes

PDP wants independent body to investigate Babachir Lawal

Buhari not committed to anti-graft war, Lamido says

APC Yobe warns members

Lawal, Oke’s suspension demonstrates Buhari’s zero-tolerance for corruption – IPAC

Federal workers earn more than NASS members – Lawmaker

Aje Kun Iya: Melaye mocks Babachir in new victory tweet

N30bn taxes: Osun threatens to shut banks, telecoms firms

Fayose visits prisons, asks FG to upgrade facilities

Nigeria is better as one, Osinbajo tells secessionists

No medical screening, no marriage, Kaduna Assembly passes new law

Pregnant Serena to miss Grand Slams

NWFL, Ondo agency at war over Akeredolu N2.5m

30 football fans feared dead in Calabar viewing centre tragedy

Swedish move thrills Osinachi Ohale

Controversy trails #BBNaija Marvis’ royalty claim

Unemployed man cries for help after wife gives birth to five babies at once

#BBNaija: Gifty releases nude photo

NNPC diversifies into health sector

Stock market closes lower as 7UP, 14 others lose

Naira closes at 380/dollar as forex supply rises

Destalker plans ‘Comedy Crusade’ for MUSON

Ailing Tekno off to US for treatment

Waje goes blonde, thanks fans for IG milestone

MTV Video Music Awards return to LA

Lagos sanctions 42 health workers over negligence

Nigerians don’t have adequate knowledge about their hair –Dermatologist

Epilepsy drug causes 4,100 severe birth defects

Six things to consider when buying laptops

Seven phone battery myths busted

Facebook plans to read minds

Editorial: Buhari’s open endorsement of Erdogan’s despotism


Vanguard



Umahi Orders Arrest Of Contractor Over Shoddy Road Project In Ebonyi

Osinbajo Unveils New NIMASA Logo

Fresh Crisis Looms Between Presidency, Senate

Godfatherism, Rotational Representation, Causes Of High Turn-Over Of Lawmakers’

Quran, Hadith Have Antidotes To Corruption— Kosoko

Ondo Traditional Rulers Curse Kidnappers

In Adamawa: Mixed Reactions Trail SGF’s Suspesion

Rivers Community Begs FG For Licence To Operate Refinery

Edo Monarch To Ize-Iyamu: Accept Oba’s Counsel On Tribunal Verdict

Local Players Lazy, Lack Winning Mentality– Olajire

Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War Is Noise—Sule Lamido

Paschal Dike, JCI President, To Unveil ExCEL 360 Tomorrow

NIA cash: Osinbajo meets Magu, DSS boss, IG, others

NYSC member who sought photograph with Fayose gets automatic employment

Naira Watch: Naira rises to N380/$

Buhari begs Nigerians to be patient, not to lose hope

‎’Life’ goes on at SGF’s office as Babachir Lawal stays away

Lagos needs annual provision of 40,000 houses

Ex-Eagles striker, Emenike invests in real estate

Breaking: Over 30 feared dead at football viewing centre in Calabar

Ibrahimovic blow mars Man Utd’s Europa progress

Europa League results

Why Obaseki can’t abandon APC leadership in Edo — Osagie, ex-minority whip

Suspended NIA boss, Oke did not cry – Presidency

What we hear is President said this, said that; where is president Buhari? – Fayose

Babachir, Oke should have been arrested – PDP

He threatened to pour acid on me, please separate us, wife tells court

“Mr and Mrs, Chapter 2,” hits cinemas this weekend

SGF: Lawal’s road to trouble




The Sun



Security agents raid Senator Goje’s home

• Magu: War against corruption unstoppable Over 30 football fans electrocuted in Calabar

Rivers declares notorious cultist wanted, suspends amnesty in Gokana LG

Controversy over appointment of new Pencom DG

• Nomination contravenes Pencom Reform Act 

Osbornegate: How NIA DG briefed NSA over funds, operations

• Osinbajo, other probe panel’s members meet Magu, IGP, DSS DG 

Lawal, Oke: PDP faults FG, demands arrest

Cultists wreak havoc in Nembe, burn 20 houses

Nigerian Army gives free medical outreach to Bauchi community ravaged by kidnappers

Nwuche’s associates call for his bail, allege trump-up charges

Orji Kalu @ 57: Fallacies, myths and facts

Buhari’s anti-graft war a ruse, says Lamido

Kalu extols virtues of Chanchangi

We’ll bring back Nigeria’s money- Namdas

Separatist agitations remain trump card for one Nigeria – Okpala

W’Bank seeks OPS partnership on projects execution

FG reinforces security in N’Delta to deal with insecurity

Capsfeed provides local fabricated equipment to boost agriculture

Don’t return to Eagles, Lawal tells Enyeama

Oshoala pays courtesy visit to Hotsports  

Supersand Eagles off to Bahamas for World Cup

APC governors shun meeting with NWC

Insecurity: Self help’ll lead to anarchy –Bishop Kukah 

EDITORIAL: Needless row over utilisation of recovered loot

Trajectory of rickety tripod

Amuwo Rotarians mark 2017 World Understanding, Peace Day

My jazz gift for Lagos at 50 – Ayoola Sadare, producer, LIJF

The Rangers debacle

Senate, drama, controversies and the real deal

Needless controversies over recovered monies

The anti-graft war and Ikoyi loot

Easter holiday in the eastern city on the hill

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