​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 23,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 23,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 



The Punch

Church member giving N42m tithe is chicken feed – Kukah
Fresh anxiety in Aso Rock over Buhari’s health
Seized N13bn: Osinbajo’s panel shelves plan to invite Jonathan
FG will provide affordable houses for Nigerians — Adeosun
Iwuanyanwu knocks Buhari over S’East marginalisation
Five things you didn’t know about the late Olumide Bakare
EFCC recovers N17bn in four months
Tuberculosis kills 887 in Nasarawa
El-Zakzaky’s detention illegal, Shiites tell Osinbajo
Bello wants to assassinate me —Melaye
Leadership crisis rocks Abia APC
FUTO undergraduate attempts suicide
Imo Police charge 16 undergraduates to court for cultism
PenCom office under DSS surveillance
APGA chieftain calls for national restructuring
Anambra sues governorship aspirants over N9m levy
Calabar tragedy: Okowa commiserates with Cross River
The first sign of a beating heart
I almost lost ATLANTA ’96 200M bronze MEDAl –ONYALI-OMAGBEMI
Obama flow station: ERA asks Agip to respect S’Court’s ruling
My name is Fijabi but I’m not a fighter – Lawmaker
MASSOB faults Agbakoba on N1trn compensation for Igbo
Dad didn’t want his children to be soldiers — Gen. Jemibewon’s son
I breastfeed one child per day – Edet
Insurgency war continues until Chibok girls return — Buhari
Post-natal depression
Stress warning signs you should not ignore
I only told God I wanted twins — Mother of Abuja quintuplets
I don’t believe in competition — Ibilola Amao
Pros, cons of long-distance marriages
Bello wants to assassinate me —Melaye
APGA chieftain calls for national restructuring
Deadlier than Ebola: 745 meningitis deaths expose Nigeria’s faulty healthcare system
‘I was nervous when my wife was being taken to the theatre’
Sanusi should stop behaving like radical varsity teacher — Marafa
MKO’s close associates were involved in his death – Abiola’s son
Obasanjo not example of a good leader – Cmdr Omessa
Yari needs to study the Quran more — Yakassai
I have never tasted cigarette, alcohol — Journalist, 84
Okocha wants Iwobi to fight for Arsenal place
Leicester is special — Ndidi
Chelsea beat Spurs 4-2, through to FA Cup final
Clasico: Bale back, Barca desperate for win
Barca yet to rule banned Neymar out of El Clasico
IAmerican Airlines employee allegedly hits woman with stroller, misses baby narrowly
Seven years after, fans remember Dagrin
People can make more money while shopping —Akomolede
Developers seek N500m for blind people’s app
Ensuring education technology grows in Nigeria
Nigerian maritime industry has been a wasted opportunity – LADOL MD
Cyberattacks on the rise, says KPMG report
CBN disburses N114.74bn to 29 power firms
Entertainment
Davido, Ice Prince in a showdown
Amata,’ Saka’, others mourn Olumide Bakare
Sugar Boy accused of song theft
Editorial: FG, get serious about Malabu bribery probe
Optimising resource utilisation
Corruption diagnosis
Ambode: Itesiwaju continues
To protest his HIV+ status, artist creates world’s most painful sex toy
Pocketing ATM printouts, lottery tickets can kill your erection!

ThisDay



With Buhari Making Steady Recovery, Don’t Rule Him Out of 2019 Race, Say Aides
IMF: To Tackle Poverty, Nigeria Must Invest More in Infrastructure
Calabar Tragedy: ‘We Tried to Stop Our Husbands from Going to the Viewing Centre’
Saraki’s Trial at CCT Stalled over Prosecution’s Request for Adjournment
 FG Earmarks N100bn Seed Fund for Affordable Homes
Melaye Accuses Kogi Governor of Plot to Assassinate Him
How Division Among PDP Governors is Fueling Party’s Crisis
Olumide Bakare, Popular Nollywood Actor, Dies
Ahead LG Polls, INEC Begins Voter Cards Distribution in Lagos April 29
Controversy Trails Raiding of PenCom by SSS
Again, Ikot Offiong Unleash Terror on Oku Iboku, Many Killed as 12 Corpses are…
Buhari Congratulates Peterside on Election as AAMA Chair
Two Persons Killed as LG Boss Escapes Assassination in Kogi
Multinational Oil Companies Operating Double Standards, Says Dumpe
German Govt, DHQ Train Military Personnel on Armoured Fighting Skills
Gunmen Kill Police Inspector in Anambra
FG, Stakeholders Brainstorm on SDGs in Nigeria, to Present Status Report to UN
TOMEB Foundation, Exxonmobil Empower Students on Learning
Tinubu: Famakinwa Breathed Life into South-west Economic Integration Idea
Dogara Ties Northern Progress to Investment in Education
Abuja Airport: Second Runway Dependent on Availability of Funds, Says Sirika
IPOB Changes Tactics, Now Protests with Women, Children
South-south APC Endorses Giadom for Deputy National Secretary
SGF Suspension: CSOs Hail Buhari, Say Anti-corruption War Rejuvenated
Airtel Rolls out 4G Service in Nigeria
Ebonyi LG Polls Peaceful, Witnesses High Turnout
Kaduna’s First Lady to Speak at MyRainbowBooks Awards Apr 27
Abuja to Stage Walk against Autism
Okowa Urges Delta to Embrace Peace to Galvanise Devt
Obaseki Seeks Viable Arts Sector, as Nigeria Goes to Venice
2,000 Nigerian Physiotherapists Unemployed, Says Rufai
Anambra 2017: Nwoye, Ezeemo Dragged to Court over N9m Poster Levy
Nigerian Chapter of Africa-Israel Initiative Inaugurated
I Didn’t Sabotage Buhari, Senator Wakil Insists
Kachikwu: Working Hard to Ensure Stability in Oil Sector
Anohu-Amazu: An Amazon Bows Out of PenCom
Adeosun: Nigeria’s Tax to GDP Ratio among Lowest in the World
After a Lull, Businesses Pick Up at Abuja Airport
As FG, Power Investors’ Rift Deepens
Fashola, Stakeholders: Entering a New Cycle
Resolving the $50million Debacle
A Promise Kept!
With Another Failed Peace Effort, PDP Plunges Further
Lessons From Julius Nwalimu Nyerere
Ambode’s Development Strides Amid Recession
Pa Adeniran, Quintessential Citizen, at 93
African Fashion Week Rises with National Monuments
The Secret Bone in Gbenga Ashafa’s Back
Barca Battle Madrid in Season-Defining Clasico
FA Cup: Chelsea Beat Spurs in Thriller to Reach Final
Iheanacho Ready to Fight for Place at Man City
Sanusi’s Home Truth Deserves Introspection


The Nation



Group to FG: Set up committee to identify local refineries
Security expert advises cultists to embrace amnesty
Farmer wants government subsidy on animal feeds
25th NUGA Games: Coaches decry poor facilities at UAM
Viewing center tragedy: Censors Board condoles with families of victims
Jonathan’s kinsman in trouble over $289m special votes for NIA
Intrigues as DSS raids PenCom office
Iheanacho says he’s ready to fight for place at Manchester City
PDP crisis: Sheriff plots membership registration ahead of convention
Concerns over Odu’a Group power struggle as S’West govs meet tomorrow
Omotoso, Nigerian preacher, denied bail over sexual allegations in South Africa
‘My daughter was a football lover who died for football’
I’m not owner of N2billion, says ex-Niger commissioner
Nadal beat Goffin to reach Monte Carlo Masters final
Taxi driver hangs self in Port Harcourt Catholic church
Frequent strike threat to education sector – Lecturer
NUGA: UAM spends N500 million on facilities as Games kick-off today
AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lack of funds threatens Nigeria’s participation
El-Rufai v Sani: Hurdles ahead Kaduna 2019 governorship race
$17bn stolen crude: Issues before House committee’s probe panel
MTN $13b saga: Questions over Senate’s postponement
Double celebration for Ivie Okujaye
Olamide goes 007 in ‘Love no go die’
Stella Monye’s only son is dying!
LASUTH Asst Director of Nursing launches two books
Head of Service pays hospital bill of detained 22-year-old nursing mother
‘We groom our graduates to be employable’
How lawmakers stalled cassava bread initiative
Why CBN made U-turn on new bank charges
‘Recession offers investment opportunities in capital market’
Nigeria has lowest insurance penetration rate worldwide

Vanguard



High Tension Cable Fell Before Blue Fire Started — Survivor
Adeosun Pushes Affordable Housing Agenda At World Bank Meetings
Whistleblowers Linked To DSS Raid Of Pencom Head Office
Sports Ministry, NOC Amend 2017 Federation Election Guidelines
Plateau Utd To Play Continental Matches In New Stadium, Kwande
Rivers Utd Zoom Into Confed Cup Group
Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon: Niger Delta Athletes Dare Elite Runners
Make Some Noise!
NPFL To Honour Dead Calabar Football Fans Today
NIA DG / SGF FG Mounts Surveillance On VP Osinbajo Probe Panel
ASUU Wants Visitation Panel For Ondo Varsity
DTHA Bye-Election: Delta APC Not Known For Rigging
Black Easter Sunday: Slain journalist received multiple threat messages — Colleagues
EX-Milad Ewang to Buhari- If anyone is corrupt in your govt, let him go home
Aso Rock since Friday March 10: How the President works behind the scene
The rise and fall of Babachir Lawal
Ekiti 2018: How APC can successfully stop PDP – Akerele, Ajinde Ekiti
Why EFCC was not allowed to step into SGF Lawal’s case – Adesina
Movie Review: Hits and Misses of Toka Mcbaror’s Lotanna
There are always better looking men with an extra inch — Princess Shyngle
I have been thinking about marriage lately — DJ Nana
Afrocandy turns hardcore porn star
Laughter, glitz, glamour, as Whose Meal Ticket premieres

Leadership



 Iwobi Shouldn’t Consider Loan Move – Okocha
NPFL To Honour Dead Calabar Football Fans Today
 Zenith Basketball League: First Bank, Dolphins, Customs End 1st Phase On Top
 As Tomato Industry Gets Another Policy Boost
 NSE Restructures REITS, Closed-End Funds
 Leasing Firms Plead For Long Term Funding For Efficiency
 I am Returning To Ladipo Auto Market To Make Peace – Okoli
 Tinubu Is Father Of Modern Lagos – Deputy Speaker
 Why I Will Contest For Reps Seat – Zainab
 Most Office Holders Have Forgotten Why They Were Elected – Adamu
Sublime Chelsea Berth In FA Cup Final
Security Agencies Must Track Owners Of Abandoned Money – Hon Tajudeen
My Interest Is Peace, Devt Of Bauchi State – Abubakar
Be Open About Chibok Girls Welfare, BBOG Group Urges FG
 Security Agencies Must Track Owners Of Abandoned Money – Hon Tajudeen
 Edo: PDP Laments As Obaseki Consolidates
 Furore Over Dogara’s Call For Postponement Of 2018 Census
Govt Should Re-strategise In Areas Of Job Creation, Youth Empowerment – Adediran
EDITORIAL: CSM Epidemic: New Strain Or Old Attitude?

The Sun




Ikoyigate: Fresh revelations on seized N13b cash
FG may raise tax rates as IMF insists on more policy reforms
… Says oil income can’t fund ERGP
NORTH RECYCLING CORRUPT LEADERS –Abdul Jhalil Tafawa Balewa
•Why Northern elite must listen to Emir Sanusi
Author of Eze Goes to School, Onuora Nzekwu, dies at 89
BABACHIR David Lawal : The complete story
His emergence as SGF
Nigeria’s daredevil Robbers
Nigeria may not survive if… ­­-Iwuanyanwu
Ace Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, dies at 64
Osinbajo goofed on Magu -Yusuf Ali (SAN)
Excitement, anxiety as work begins on Lagos-Ibadan rail project
Fake soldier arrested in Onitsha
Anglican bishop counsels FG, governors on how to end hunger in Nigeria
Anambra guber: We’ll expose fraudulent candidates, parties –Group
My mum sacrificed everything to care for me – Cobhams Asuquo
Oil blocks for Niger Delta indigenes
Commonsensical issues in the Senate, Magu tango
Nigeria Police endangered
The “Yorùbá” Nation and “Omolúwàbí” renaming Proposal
Hadi Sirika, a different kind of minister
Death is a scorned woman
Why do we commit suicide?……(1)
Apology Fake News owes President Buhari
Happy marriage in ten easy steps
‘My wife’s excess party life is hurting our marriage 2’
Nigerian men, marry from your social class
I cook with personal touch, integrity –Atinuke Ogunniyi, Suntunal Catering boss
We can’t float Naira, CBN tells IMF, global business community
W’Bank seeks OPS partnership on projects execution
Rivers United joins Mazembe, 14 others in group stage
Survives battle of Kigali
Ministry, NOC amend sports federations’ election guidelines
NPFL to honour dead Calabar football fans today
Anglican bishop counsels FG, governors on how to end hunger in Nigeria
IPOB commends children’s protest against secret trial of Nnamdi Kanu
Anambra: Bandits kill police inspector at checkpoint, snatch rifle

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