​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 25,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 25,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Mob attack Aregbesola’s nominee at Adeleke’s burial
Beautify your writing with the right synonyms
I quit Pillars for my health’s sake – Ikhana
One killed as Mushin gangs clash over traders’ contributions
Lagos calls for opening of Queen’s College
Lagos landlord beats wife to death, flees
Fraudster impersonates Ooni, dupes two US-based ladies of N.6m
Six killed, 12 injured in Kogi auto crash
NCC, FIRS approve joint revenue committee for telecoms
Nigeria’s digital transformation’ll rely on 4G technologies – Reman
NANS demands release of detained Kogi students
Nigeria needs more private universities – NTNU
FUTO reopens after two months, levies students N12,500
Aregbesola declares three-day mourning
Doctor allegedly quizzed for drug overdose
Anguish, tears as Adeleke goes home
We’re in pain – Deji Adeleke
Jonathan, Fayose, Akande, Oyinlola, Omisore, Omoworare mourn
Reporter’s Diary: My encounter with Buhari’s Chief Security Officer – Punchman
Ill-health story: Buhari’s power-drunk CSO expels PUNCH reporter from Villa
Paris Club loan refund: Consultant sues govs, demands N53.6bn fee
Four killed as scrap buyers clash with police
NDLEA declares Lagos socialite wanted over drug trafficking
Suicide bombers kill seven in Maiduguri
How to make money from event centres
‘University of Africa to export nurses to other countries’
Court seizes senator’s house over alleged N1.5bn contract scam
War against corruption: Between drama and result
ECOWAS takes anti-money laundering campaign to Nigerian universities
EFCC charges ex-Niger gov, Aliu, with N3bn fraud
Nigeria to get new aircraft maintenance hangar
CBN must scrap multiple exchange rates, says Soludo
Osinbajo committee quizzes suspended NIA DG again
N23bn Diezani bribe: INEC official remanded for receiving N112.4m
FG begins talks with illegal crude oil refiners
Fraudster impersonates Ooni, dupes two US-based ladies of N.6m
Four killed as scrap buyers clash with police
 N18.7m debt: Woman on trial over attempt to jump into Lagos lagoon
Abducted Edo chief regains freedom
Angola to hold election on August 23
Senate will pass petroleum bill soon – Lawmaker
BREAKING: Adeleke buried amidst wailing
(BREAKING) Adeleke’s burial: Mob collapse canopy on Amosun, Akeredolu, others
BREAKING: Newcastle back to Premier League
Toure lets fly at referee as Manchester derby looms
Pacquiao lands in Australia, tells Horn to be ready
PHOTOS: Kano Pillars para-soccer team training session
You gave me the strength I didn’t know I had, Serena tells fiance on birthday
Policemen invaded our privacy, searched our phones – Asiricomedy
How SARS operatives allegedly abandoned delivery man after accident
Stop ‘posing’ with my dollars on IG, man tells Kcee
Naira drops to 390/dollar, CBN sells fresh $246m
FG fails to release N100bn subsidy, say power firms
Kim Kardashian superimposes head on Virgin Mary statue, incurs Catholics’ wrath
Kendrick Lamar scores biggest US album release of year
Davido, Ice Prince in a showdown
Vodacom, Rack Centre get Internet, infrastructure recognition
Five ways to share business presentations from Android phones
Editorial: Getting to the root of NIA’s $43 million saga
Islamic finance and the prosaic ethics of capital
Resolving the controversy over JAMB
Reflections on the legacy of NA7
As UK prepares for sex robot brothel, human prostitutes kick


Ikoyi Billions: At the Cross Roads of Financial Crimes and National…
…Osinbajo Probe Panel Gets Cracking, Grills NIA DG
Presenting a United Front to End Malaria for Good
Rivers in Darkness as Organised Labour Shuts PHEDC Office Company…
Investors Eye Ailing Airlines, Arik, Aero Contractors
Nigerian Movie on Internet Scammers Wins $1m Grant
CBN Offers $246.2m for Wholesale Forwards, SMEs, Invisibles
Adeleke Buried Amid Tears, Aregbesola Declares Three Days of Mourning
Ex-Envoy, Campbell Asks Trump to Revoke Visas of Corrupt Nigerian Rulers
Lagos Generates N436bn in 2016, Seeks N100bn from Capital Market
Northern Group Advises Buhari to Leave Jonathan Alone
Sanusi Inherited N1. 9bn, Says Kano Emirate Council
FG to Hold National Conference on Herdsmen, Farmers’ Conflict in June
PSC Approves Promotion of Lakanu to AIG, 24 Others to Various Ranks
Buhari’s CSO Ejects Punch Reporter from State House over Report
INEC Worried over Crisis in PDP, APC
Ease of Doing Business: FG Reduces Number of Days for Business Registration
FG Upgrades Landing Equipment to End Adverse Effects of Harmattan on Flights
Unknown Armed Men Invade Benue in Search of Weapons
Obanikoro Loses Bid to Restrain EFCC
NSA, Military Warn of Imminent Cyber Threat to Economy, National Security Auditor General calls…
Businesswoman Arraigned for Attempting to Jump into Lagos Lagoon
Tension in Minna as Trial of Babangida Aliyu Starts Today
Runsewe Resumes as NCAC Boss, Promises to Boost Cultural Tourism
US Ambassador Pledges Continued Support for Environmental Conservation Efforts
FG, N’Delta Illicit Oil Refiners Consider Execution Template for Modular Refineries
Enlists Stakeholders’ Collaboration to Fight Terrorism
Okorocha Donates Imo Marine University to Navy
HURIWA Wants Supreme Court to Resolve PDP’s Crisis Rapidly
Senior Lawyer Says It’s Wrong Not to Allow Justice Okoro, Others to Resume Sitting
Court Grants Forfeiture Order on Nwaoboshi’s 12-storey Building in Lagos
NEITI: NPDC Can’t Operate Oil Blocks Ceded to It Profitably
IITA Cassava Weed Management Project Trains 105 in Abia
Tackling the Cyclical Electricity Conundrum
Bauchi to Procure, Subsidise Tricycles on Loan to Association
Analysts Upbeat about New FX Window for Exporters, Investors
GCR Ratings Affirms Wema Bank Rating
KPMG Organises Cyber Security Conference
Long Contracting Cycle Threatens Multi-million Dollar Oilfield Investments
NNPC to Reorganise Operational Model of 52 Medical Centres, Hospitals
NGO, Oil Producing Community Protest Environmental Degradation in N’Delta
Let the Blame Games Begin
Latinwo Leads New Ikeja Golf Club Management Committee
Korea Offers Parents, Students Taekwondo Tips on Self-defence
ITF/CAT 12 & Under Serves off in Lagos
Who is the Presidency?

The Nation

NSA knew about $43.4m, NIA boss Oke tells panel
Tears, violence at Adeleke’s funeral
Lagos seals off Tony Rapu’s church
Emirate defends Sanusi spending
INEC official arraigned for ‘N112m bribe’
Obanikoro, family lose suit against EFCC
Lagos rakes in N436 billion internal revenue
Chinese industry leaders deepen ties with Nigeria
Osun Assembly declares three-day mourning
Alleged N3.36b fraud: EFCC arraigns ex-Niger Governor Aliyu, Chief of Staff today
Southwest APC regret loss
Adeola, Alasoadura lament
NDE, World Bank train Ekiti job seekers
Ambode, Fayose, Jonathan shocked
Oyo govt to residents: beware of high voltage cables
Jigawa varsity gets new pro-chancellor
AAU to become best state-owned Nigerian varsity, says VC
Faleye shuns Tornadoes, Ifeanyi Ubah, others
Sunshine to unveil Eguavoen as new Coach today
Ikhana’s resignation not official – Pillars Chairman
Nwoye: Why I’m challenging Obiano
Ex-envoy joins Ekiti governorship race
Socialist Party faults Senate amendment of Electoral Act
Basketmouth, Bovi, Salvador others thrill PH audience at Glo Laffta Fest
All set for AMAA nomination gala in Rwanda 
Nigeria’s Faraday Okoro, Biyi Bandele win $1million Tribeca film grant
Diesel tanker explodes at Oshodi
Three killed, 10 injured in Ijegun riot
Kidnapped Edo chief found in Lagos
Pandemonium as cultists clash in Lagos
Katsina to re-introduce inter-schools, inter-house sports competitions
Ikpeazu bankrolls exam fees for SSSCE candidates in Umuda Isingwu community
British envoy: Nigeria, China, India’ll be three biggest countries
Economy on growth, recovery part, says NNPC
Lagos redeems N57.5 b Bond Programme 1, Series 2
Row over N78b pay-off for ex-Airways workers


Fewer Sun Hours Associated With Increased Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Malaria : Progress Made, Work Incomplete
MALARIA: Kanatar, Partners Sensitise 2,000 In Lagos
MALARIA: North Manchester Hospital And Me
IFE Clash: Female Suspect Released; Monarch, 4 Others Moved To Osogbo
NIQS Advocates Establishment Of National Construction Cost Data Base
Labour Shuts Down PHED Offices
N1.5 Billion NAFRC Unity Market Project Stalled
Shobowale-Davies Conjoined Twins’ Successful Separation Was Unanimity Of Purpose
Nwaoboshi Forfeits 12-storey Building To FG
 I’m Ready For Probe, Says Emir Of Kano Lagos Schools Learn Infection Prevention Strategies
 South Africans Don’t Want Nigerians, So What?
 IAAF World Relays: U.S., Jamaica, Australia Top Table, Nigeria 16th
 DSS DG Calls Back PUNCH Correspondent To Aso Rock
 No Going Back On Illegal Refiners’ Deal —FG
 A-Ibom Bans Parading Of Kidnap Suspects Before Newsmen
World Bank Applauds Fashola’s Power Plan, Offers Financial Support
Nigeria’ll Be Among 3 World Economies By 2050 —Britain
NNPC Vows To Fully Recover $103m, N11bn From Ontario, Aiteo And Televaras
Adeleke’s Burial: Mob Brings Down Canopy On Amosun, Akeredolu, Others
Man Impersonates Ooni, Dupes US-based Ladies Of N600,000, I-Phone Sets
Vilified Over Meningitis Deaths, Gov Yari Emerges US Malaria Ambassador
Naira Watch: Naira Rises To N382 As CBN Injects $246m
Glo Locks Down Owerri With Phyno, P-Square, Other Stars
Daniel Ademinokan Celebrates Stella Damasus On Her Birthday
Toyin Lawani’s ‘Tiannah’s Empire’ Premieres Amid Pomp
Orezi To Make Real Deal Experience Debut In Uyo
2Baba Excites Football Fans With Campari Senator
PDP Crisis: Jonathan’ll Soon Settle His Children – Sen Oduah
Abia APC Targets 250,000 Members
Why Buhari Should Go For Second Term — Oyegun, APC Chairman
Ortom Calls For Ranching As Panacea For Herdsmen Clashes
DINO MELAYE: Bello Slams Waku Over Comments
Wenger Explains Iwobi’s Relegation
El Clasico Turned Bloody At Viewing Centre In Abakaliki
FA Cup: Drogba Taunts Arsenal Ahead Of Final Clash Against Chelsea
Dr. Sid’s Wife, Simi Esiri Debuts With Schick


Emir Sanusi II To Address AUN Graduation On May 13
SERVICOM Set To Address Service Failure In Public Sector
 NCAT Receives New Diamond Trainer Aircraft, Set To Acquire 19 More
 Troops Recover Large Cache Of Arms In Southern Kaduna
 Huajian, Largest Ladies Shoe Factory Underscores Security For African Investment  Belt & Road Summit: Africa To Play Major Role In Maritime Silk Road Initiative  Innovation & Tourism Driven Anhui To Host 2017 ‘Expo Central China’
 UTME: NSCDC Nabs 5 Registration Fraudsters
 Entertainers, Others Celebrate With Amafibe  Structural Injustice: Foundation Advocates Constitutional Reform For National Integration
Emir Sanusi II To Address AUN Graduation On May 13
Kaduna Electric Holds Maiden AGM, Assures Efficient Power Supply
As Tomato Industry Gets Another Policy Boost
Why USD Should Stay Weaker For The Next Few Days
Dalung Dissolves Nigeria House Project Committee
Nigeria Visit Bahamas For Youth Commonwealth Games
30 Caribbean Models To Storm Abuja For All White Pool Party
Nigerian Artistes Breaking International Records
 Huajian, Largest Ladies Shoe Factory Underscores Security For African Investment
 Unemployment : Akeredolu Partners Club Elan On Youth Empowerment
 Be Bold To Expose More Looters, Methodist Bishop Tasks Journalists
 Police Nabs Taxi Driver For Robbery
 Censors Board Condoles With Families Of Olumide Bakare, Victims Of Viewing Center
30 Caribbean Models To Storm Abuja For All White Pool Party

The Sun

Ikoyigate: Suspended NIA DG faces Osinbajo’s panel, tenders documents
Passage of 2017 budget, our priority -Reps
Senate’ll release documents indicting Lawal if…–Shehu Sani
2019 guber: It’s turn of Owerri zone –Group
Bayelsa adopts whistle-blower policy to uncover hidden arms
Controversy trails PENCOM DG’s handover
Punch reporter’s expulsion: Buhari disowns CSO
• Journalists, CSOs condemn ban
I inherited only N1.8bn as Kano Emir –Sanusi
Bank accounts without BVN’ll be barred by August 1, says CBN
Tears, tension as Isiaka Adeleke goes home
•Amosun rescues Aregbesola’s aide from mob •Osun declares three-day mourning
INEC: CSOs hail early preparation for 2019 elections
8 die in boat mishap in Niger state
Court dismisses Obanikoro, family’s N100m suit against EFCC
2 killed, 10 injured as OPC, scavengers clash in Lagos
Suspected cultists kill 3 in Edo
Electricity workers picket Port Harcourt Disco
I don’t want to be Ekiti governor -Falana
Pensioners plight: House of Reps intervenes
Electoral reform: Waiting for Nnamani’s committee
Air Peace loses N3bn over flight delays, damaged aircraft
Stamp Duty not suspended with charges on cashless policy
PenCom appoints Dahir-Umar Acting DG
El Clasico: Cultists attack football fans
Bournemouth joins race for Onyekuru
Serena reclaims world number one, pens sweet note to unborn baby
Suspected cultists kill 3 in Edo
Electricity workers picket Port Harcourt Disco
New FMBN boss unveils agenda
Ministry partners Nigerian Army on ICT
FG targets zero militancy in N/Delta
Joke Coker wins US Professional Women Award
EDITORIAL: Agenda for Development Bank of Nigeria
Adoption process difficult because human lives are involved – Oguntoyinbo
• A sad tale of two Nigeria’s poorest schools • itel: ‘Many of the students don’t have books, school
Ngige and the politics of Anambra
That humiliating haircut
Mike Adenuga this Saturday
Ikoyigate, Osinbajo panel and matters arising

Daily Trust

Anti-graft war frustrating Nigerian elite – Presidency
Breaking: Presidency reduces business registration days
Abuja renovated airport: Pilots, passengers, others recount experience
Traditional rulers partner police to nab criminals in Ikorodu – Monarch
I can be the new Enyeama – Joel Isyaq
Senator Adeleke buried amidst tears
Falana urges governors to commute death sentence to life imprisonment
Seized $43m: Osinbajo panel quizzing suspended National Intelligence Agency boss
Angry youths attack Gov. Aregbesola’s aide, allege Adeleke was poisoned
N’golo Kante, Dele Alli win PFA Player awards
Kano Emirate reacts to N6bn allegation
Justle for SGF post intensifies
Kano Emirate spent N4.3bn in 3yrs – Council
2016: DangoteCem defies recession, records 25.1% growth
Nigeria’s Ordega makes waves
Ikhana parts ways with Kano Pillars
ITF/CAT 12&under serves off in Lagos today
UAM pip KASU in NUGA Games football opener
Evans sees off Monteiro to seal first ATP tour win
A brief history: 39-year-old Macron set to emerge French president
Osinbajo speaks on relationship with Buhari
Nurse sells baby boy for N200,000
Govs Amosun, Fayose, Akeredolu in attendance
Buhari’s CSO expels journalist, spokesman says not consulted
FRSC recalls drunken personnel for discipline
Justle for SGF post intensifies
Why Gombe APC crises persist — Inuwa Yahaya
Ebonyi polls show PDP still popular brand — Makarfi
Experts react as FG’s 60-day plan on ease of doing business ends
Abuja natives protest exclusion on revenue board
My suspension did not follow due process – Kwali speaker
Police arrest man over death of lover
The Sirika template of project execution
A bridge to universal education
Where is the 2017 budget?
Death without the sentence!
April: A month of renewal
Editorial: Smoke in a plane’s cabin


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