​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 22,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 22,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 



The Punch

N13bn recovery: Osinbajo panel quizzes Magu, as committee begins sitting

Group seeks to empower youths 4:40 am

FBN tasks customers on mobile banking 

CSR: Firm donates lab equipment to Lagos school

Niger gov lays claim to seized N6bn 

Akeredolu needs time to transform Ondo –Adeyeye 

Lagos partners Alade Market, support traders with loans

EX-KEEPERS DIVIDED OVER CALLS FOR ENYEAMA’S EAGLES RETURN 

Forex: CBN creates FX window for investors, exporters 

Police arrest robbers, cattle rustler in Niger 

Adamawa gov appoints IGR boss, decries poverty rate 

Prospective couples to undergo HIV test in Kano 

Niger, Canada partner for tourism 

Don hails Buhari over suspension of SGF, NIA DG 

Kano allocates N19m to combat meningitis 

B’Haram: Nigeria partners Italy, Pakistan to upgrade warplanes 

Glo features artists on African Voices

Amosun, Ajimobi, ARG mourn Famakinwa

NERC, NEMSA investigate Calabar electricity accident

Zaki Biam: Police parade 19 suspects, recover arms

Three die, 13 injured in Ogun auto crash

Buhari expresses shock over Calabar viewing centre tragedy 

Meningitis: Be prepared for emergencies, FG tells medical directors 

Thirty groups to monitor Ebonyi LG poll 

We didn’t demolish Berger market, says Lagos govt 

Ooni, Alaafin, Alake, Soyinka, others advocate tourism devt 

Anglican bishop commends Buhari’s whistle-blower policy 

Ajimobi tells police to tame ‘murderous’ herdsmen 

Ex-Niger State commissioner rejects N6bn traced to him

Calabar viewing centre tragedy avoidable – Saraki 

Calabar tragedy: PHED commiserates with victims’ families

Female Nigerian marries lesbian partner in US

How I organised Soboma George’s murder, kidnapped VC in Rivers – Suspect

Things your spouse doesn’t need to know

I almost crashed into river flying MBB BO-105 helicopter –Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff

My partner dare not ask me to choose between him or my career –Niniola

Rage, blood as angry citizens prey on law enforcement officers

CBN suspends cashless policy in 30 states

Rivers will avoid Sudan mistakes, says Eguma

IMF meeting: CBN resists calls to float naira

I shared drinking water with cattle in kidnappers’ den – Abducted Ondo monarch

Man, 20, commits suicide in Rivers church

Teenager lands in court over theft of N100,000 electricity cables

Lagos community raises the alarm over security, looming danger

45-year-old man impregnates pupil, insists they are lovers

Policemen forced us to sign false statements, nearly killed us, says traveller brutalised in Delta

Ex-presidents as ‘untouchables’ in anti-corruption war

Protests mar APC primary elections in Benue

Save APC, Timi Frank begs

Lagos to construct three new General Hospitals

BREAKING: Buhari nominates Momoh as NERC chairman

FG postpones SGF, SSGs annual retreat indefinitely

I once contemplated suicide–Tony, Bobby Benson’s first son

My husband and tambourine are the best companions I have –Rogers-Saliu

Election guidelines: IOC won’t take action against Nigeria, says Ahmedu

Spurs mourn ex-England defender Ehiogu

FIFA, Man U, Dalung mourn dead Calabar fans

ExxonMobil pledges support for Triathlon

Many girls ask me for sex –Comedian, Josh Alfred

Controversy trails #BBNaija Marvis’ royalty claim

Manufacturers, fuel importer, airlines to get dollars – CBN

IMF meeting: CBN resists calls to float naira

Adeosun seeks tax compliance to increase non-oil revenue

Dana aircraft makes air return over bird strike

My female fans love me more despite having a woman –Ayo Badmus

Tekno’s illness not life threatening –Manager

Gifty of Big Brother is my girlfriend –Mr. 2kay

Olamide, others lit Awka at Glo concert

Timaya rocks Enugu at Real Deal Experience

Niger spends N39m tackling Meningitis

Living under terror of ‘Omo-Onile’ :Lagos’ female IDPs braving uncertainty to make a living

Govt must stop treating vulnerable people like criminals – Ler Jonathan-Ichaver, Sesor Executive Director

Analysts positive, as Samsung’s Galaxy S8 hits stores

14 realities of sexuality

Should a wife raped by armed robbers tell her husband?

Five shocking ways you can get pregnant without having sex

Lawal’s suspension: S/East, N/East battle for SGF’s slot


ThisDay


Southern Kaduna Killings: FG Appears to Have Lost Control, Says CAN.

CBN Suspends Nationwide Cashless Policy, Creates FX Window for Investors, Exporters

Niger Governor Claims N6bn Recovered by EFCC Belongs to State Government

MSF Accuses Cameroon of Forcefully Repatriating Nigerian Refugees

Passengers Delayed as Dana Flight Makes Air Return over Bird Strike

Adewole Orders Hospitals to Prepare for Disease Outbreak

Police Silent on Ransom as Kidnaped Turkish Nationals are Freed

Another Journalist Dies in Bayelsa

Buhari Appoints Momoh New NERC Chair

 …Oteh Chairman FCT Internal Revenue Board

‘Whistleblower Policy Good Strategy’

 New NEMA DG Assumes Duty

 Maria Adiogu Dies at 92

NIA Did Not Properly Brief Buhari on Ikoyi $43 million, Says Garba Shehu

UNILORIN ASUU Condemns Call for Resignation of Oloyede as JAMB’s Registrar

Over 25m Nigerians are Disabled

Lawmaker Denies Reported Attack by Constituents in Katsina

Police IG Commends Ugwuanyi on Security

Lalong Pledges to Promote Industrialisation, Create Jobs

Faparusi: SGF’s Suspension Confirms Buhari’s Political Will to Fight Graft

Manchester United Offers Condolences over Death of Fans

Suspends Nationwide Cashless Policy, Creates FX Window for Investors, Exporters

252 Entrepreneurs Receive N63m from Nigerian Breweries

Mercedes Previews Next-Generation Compact Models with New Concept

Volkswagen Plans Future All-Electric Crossover

Oseme to Discuss State of Auto Policy at Transport Lecture

2017 Cadillac Escalade Exceeds Expectation of SUVs

El-Rufai and His Disruptive Memo

Politics

Ekweremadu’s Poser: Can We Fight Corruption on Empty Stomach? 

Buhari, Atiku,Saraki, Mark Lament Demise of Football Fans in Calabar

Orji Kalu at 57: The Story of An Icon

Dayo Alebiosu’s Comeback

Fakunmoju-Fakos in Blaze of Glory

Oba Saheed Elegunshi’s Low-key Birthday

Between Dangote and Otedola

Excessive Facial Hair

Chelsea, Spurs Suspend Title Chase for FA Cup

Bayern Tackle Mainz for Consolidation

Neymar’s Five Tournament Kicks off in Nigeria

Joshua Hopes to Sustain Career for Next 10 Years

WE MUST BEGIN TO THINK BIG

The Nation

 $43.4m: Osinbajo panel writes SGF, NIA DG

 $1.04bn block: How Diezani ceded OPL 245 to Malabu Oil in 2010

Dipo Famakinwa’s death a huge loss – ARG

 Our dramatic escape from Calabar viewing centre tragedy

JULIET IBRAHIM: Stop judging us on crashed marriages

 Ondo monarch’s kidnapper begged victim to pray for him to renounce criminality

How Obama, Michelle spend after presidency

FG reconstitutes governing boards of 25 federal polytechnics

Cashless Policy: CBN suspends charges on large withdrawals

Federation Elections: Dalung extends Presidents tenure to 12 years

Gabriel Jesus set return against Arsenal

Ibrahimovic ruled out of the season

No feud between Presidency and Senate, says Umaru

Remembering Jafojo

MTV Base screens Lip Sync Battle

Femi Odugbemi shoots star-studded series, ‘Battleground’

Nigeria to host African tourism ministers next year

LASUTH Asst Director of Nursing launches two books

Lagos prepares health workers for NHI

Create environment for health firms’ success, govt told

Lagos APC Council Chairman dies at 77

One dead as youths clash over chieftaincy stool

Hoodlums ‘chop off’ contractor’s fingers

Bayelsa community protests ‘neglect’

CBN to sanction banks denying forex access to SMEs

Weekly Oil Update

Mastercard, GTP boost e-payment with solutions

Vanguard


CBN Suspends Nationwide Implementation Of Cash-Less Policy

NDIC Files Suit To Recover $29.2m, N5.3bn Owed Defunct Bank

Would You Allow A Doctor Turned Politician Inject You?

Restructuring Through Another Door

Reclusive North Korea: Nuclear Test Versus Oil Embargo

Why Buhari Constituted Another Panel On SGF — Adesina

2019: Northern Youths Commence Search For Alternative To Buhari

Who Is Presidency? The Cabal!

Why We Want To Take Off The Yoke Of Oppression Against Local Governments

Nigerian Politics: Foolery Is Better Than Viciousnes

1st CAN Sports Award Holds April 29

Lawyers express mixed opinion over new panel to probe SGF Lawal

N2bn ecological funds disappears in Niger State

My kids encouraged me to become a truck driver

Buhari expresses shock over death of football fans in Calabar

Tottenham, Chelsea to wear armbands for Ehiogu

CALABAR VIEWING CENTRE TRAGEDY: Eight bodies in UCTH mortuary

Ibrahimovic out for rest of season

Why we want to take off the yoke of oppression against local governments

NIA and the Messy $43m: Memo to Buhari

Random Musings: Amend the charge – Accused tells prosecutor

Mothers lead by actions not by words

How inexperienced men are manipulated by their partners

How young is too young to be in a romantic relationship?

Slow Country’ a Nollywood action movie hits cinemas from May 5

Nigerian pop star rocks American stage

I won’t be pressurized to change my style of comedy — Kenny Blaq

My latest song Itoro is a word of inspiration to Nigerian prostitutes in Paris – Veronik Adaa

Fela reawakens at the Broadway Musical Concert

Leadership


 Etisalat Advocates Quality Education, Remodels Schools Across Nigeria 

 Sustaining Synergy Among Security Agencies, Lessons Of The Closure, Re-opening Of Abuja Airport 

Airtel Touching Lives Rescues Family With Lifeline 

W/Bank Offers Solution To Africa’s Power Crisis 

Haunted By Boko Haram 

Port Harcourt: A Garden City Without Gardens 

OOD: New Extortion Lingo On Highways 

Bauchi Got Talent 

Clock Ticks Against Education Backwardness Of Sokoto 

APC, PDP In Tough Financial Season 

Kebbi Purchases 40 Transformers To Improve Power Supply

…  To Prosecute Rice, Wheat Loan Defaulters NPFL To Honour Dead Calabar Football Fans On Sunday

Goffin Sends Jokovic Out Of Monte Carlo

Dalung Condoles Cross River State Govt Over Football Fans’ Death

Ministry, NOC Amend 2017 Federations’ Election Guidelines

What Finally Drove Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to Divorce

‘No Limit’ Talent Hunt And Reality Show For Physically Challenged Debuts

I Turn Down Worldly Deals Worth Millions – DJ Ernesty

I Did All Manners Of Odd Jobs To Survive – Xpensive

X-Flair Presents ‘Kaleidoscope’ Ready-To-Wear Collection

Lookbook: Makioba Releases ‘The Body Positivity Issue’

Women Affairs Minister Sues For Unity Among Chibok Parents, Leaders

My Stand On Nnamdi Kanu And Biafral Lookbook: Makioba Releases ‘The Body Positivity Issue’ 

 A Week Of Surprises In The Villa

 US Worried Over Russia’s Meddling In French Presidential Election 

 Turkish Opposition To Appeal YSK’s Acceptance Of Unstamped Ballot Papers 

EDITORIAL: Re: Nigeria, Poverty In The Midst Of Plenty

The Sun

MILITANTS PLAN FRESH ATTACKS IN LAGOS, OGUN

Target schools as residents flee Ikorodu communities, seek govt protection 

Neglect, injustice: Igbo demands N1trillion from FG

South East files suit, asks for 2 more states, others

NIGERIA’S BREAK-UP INEVITABLE –OKUROUNMU

Blasts Ahmadu Ali, Useni, Dalhatu over comments on 2014 Confab, restructuring 

Why Stephanie Otobo is after me – Apostle Suleman

Inside Nollywood: My hubby encourages me to kiss in movies –Esther Audu-Ojire

CALABAR VIEWING CENTRE TRAGEDY : How we escaped death – Survivors

We’re finished, victims’ relations lament Hospital detains QUADRUPLETS over N300,000 bill

Only blackmailers ‘ll still say I killed Bola Ige –Omisore

Wanted MILITANT LEADER, Urban Gorilla, nabbed

 8 other members of his kidnap gang also in police net 

WHY I SUCCEEDED under Osoba –Kaka

Threats of breakup mere blackmail –Junaid Mohammed

‘those calling for confab report implementation wasting their time’ 

We can’t float Naira, CBN tells IMF, global business community

D’lyte bombshell: Pretty, hardworking ladies intimidate Nigerian men

I’m excited when I walk the road less travelled –Maduekwe, NFC boss

Brigadier-General Patrick Onaise: Good night!

Ceremonial husbands on the rise

Confronting the other woman

Boko Haram and the US mother of all weapons

Blow your whistle for cash

Asue Ighodalo, Sterling Bank chairman on his BOARDROOM HEROES

W’Bank seeks OPS partnership on projects execution

El Clasico: Real Madrid’ii compound Barcelona’s woes –Zidane

REVEALED: Joshua’s meal of 5,000-calorie diet to fuel him for Klitschko showdown

English FA Cup: London rivals Chelsea, Tottenham in semi-final battle

EDITORIAL: The Nigeria/UK cooperation on looted funds

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