​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 28,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 28,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Poverty, unemployment, getting worse, says Atiku
Lady threatens to commit suicide if Davido doesn’t attend her birthday party (video) Police detain parent for using son to get N8,000
2017 budget ready for President’s assent next week – Lawan
FG designates Air Peace for six foreign routes
Paris Club Fund: Governors will resolve all court cases — Yari
Klitschko win will take me towards greatness – Joshua
Why I didn’t embrace Ooni —Oba Akiolu
Enyeama, Mikel out
Motorcycle rider killed while fleeing from ticketing officials
Bauchi fed poly student found dead in hostel
Bribery: Court rejects proposed punishment for INEC official
Naira closes at 390/dollar as CBN sells $100m
Amaechi had problem with Patience, not me —Jonathan
Honour invitation or risk arrest, Police tell Goje
Jonathan’s pathetic apologetics
‘Nigeria’ll become poorer with 2% economic growth’
Buhari’s doctors advised him to take things slowly — Presidency
Tension as Delta politician dies in police custody
Ending Nigeria’s march towards democratic recession
We’ve enough dollars for end users, says CBN
Court jails 15, remands others over Mushin gang war
Calabar industrial hub gets internet-enabled streetlights
Honour invitation or risk arrest, Police tell Goje
Magician mistakenly kills himself in front of spectators
Oke-Ogun people in Oyo stake claim for gov seat
Accord Party wins Delta by-election
‘Makarfi group planning to form new party’
Kanu: Ndigbo holds reception for Fayose
We are in govt for all – Obaseki
State assemblies’ obstacles to LG Autonomy-Sen Shehu Sani
We’ll stop imposing candidates – Katsina PDP
Reps to IGP: Prosecute perpetrators of attack on Melaye
I’ll continue to respect Oba Akiolu, says Ooni
Judo crisis: Stakeholders meet to stop NJF boss
Blatter quizzed over World Cups to Russia, Qatar
FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting
Sharapova puts doping ban behind her, wins second match
NEITI begins oil sector audit for 2015, 2016
Teenager admits plotting to bomb Elton John’s concert
CD piracy soon a thing of the past, says Guitarman
‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ actor, Vinod Khanna, dies at 70
Etisalat Prize for Literature: Winner emerges on May 20
BREAKING: Silence of the Lambs director, Jonathan Demme, dies
#BBNaija: Debie Rise commissions new bore hole in Kogi
Reasons why you’re exhausted all the time
Sickle cell and the work place
Recession: Pharmacists call on FG to subsidise drugs prices
Malaria: YEDI calls for youth-friendly initiatives
Nokia reports another loss
Seven signs your social media account has been hacked
Social hacking
NCC, FIRS approve joint revenue committee for telecoms
Editorial: Jonathan’s pathetic apologetics
Ending Nigeria’s march towards democratic recession
Corruption as a pre-existing condition

The Nation

Police threaten senator over murder document
Police: We may arrest Goje
Bankers’ Committee gets tough with e-fraudsters
Presidency: why Buhari is not seen in public
Woman,37, sets world record with 38 kids
 Lawyer: we’re working to perfect Kanu’s bail
Kogi: When varsity lecturers, government lock horns
NUGA: UNIPORT dominate athletics
NUC accredits six undergraduate courses in Landmark University – VC
Enugu FA Cup: Rangers Int’l FC beats FC Star Plus 3-1 to reach final
2017 KWESE Men’s Premier Basketball League: Gombe Bulls beat Mark Mentors 74-62
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup: Italy spanks Nigeria 12-6
mportance of voter registration, by INEC
Nwibe: how APC can win Anambra
Towards hitch-free elections in 2019
Reminisce shows love to graffiti artist, Osa Seven
Davido expecting second daughter
Actress Uche Elendu celebrates daughter
Kebbi re-introduces sanitary inspectors
Lagos begins Health Insurance Scheme in November
AIDS agency screens 166 motorcyclists in Badagry
Shopkeeper, guard bolt with employer’s N1.8m
Court grants N.2m bail to man accused of stealing TV set
Osun: Teenage boy remanded for assault
Pastor docked for impersonation in Osun
‘Why private sector can’t pay minimum wage’
Firm lauds Fed Govt’s backward integration
Repackaged Ruzu Bitters unveiled
BoI partners RUFIN on soft loans for MSMEs


IFE CRISIS: Again, Police Fail To Arraign 5 Yoruba Suspects
You Can Now Buy Smart Phones On Credit
CCT: Prosecution Counsel Seeks Adjournment Of Saraki’s Trial
Buhari Can Work From Anywhere—Lawyer
Nwodo Charges Ohanaeze To Replicate Dubai In Igboland
Those Found Culpable In Queens College Students’ Death’ll Be Prosecuted — Saraki
Crude Oil Economics Is ‘crude’ Thinking —Atiku
Mercedes Cars Drive Daimler’s Surging Profit
Inject Recovered Loots Into Ajaokuta Steel — Labour
AFRICAN DRUMS FESTIVAL: When Ogun Reawakens Interest In Drums, Dance
How Adeleke Demystified Political Godfathers In Osun
My Parents’ Separation Couldn’t Stop Me From Emerging Best Graduating Student
DIPO FAMAKINWA (1967-2017): Development Visionary
Town Hall Meeting: When Ambode Takes Transformation, Inclusiveness To Oto-Awori
2015: How US Worked With 12 Anti-Jonathan Govs — Ex-Niger Gov, Babangida Aliyu
CBN Offers $100m In Wholesale Forward As Naira Closes N385/$
Biafra: ‘Igbo Are Better Off In Nigeria If There Is Restructuring’
Veteran Bollywood Who Actor Starred In Amar Akbar Anthony, Khanna Dies Aged 70
Orlando Owoh Resurrects At O’Jez’s Night Of Oldies
9ice Drops New Video ‘Glass House’
Fight For LG Autonomy
Warri: A Bye-election With National Significance
…must We Really Continue To Live Together As One Country ? – Atiku
Kanu: Nidigbo Showers Fayose With Heroic Welcome In Ekiti
Anthony Joshua Promises To Unleash Hell On Wladimir Klitschko
FIFA Beach W/Cup: We’ll Take Every Match As It Comes – Olawale
Zenith Bank Basketball : Over 200 Female Players Invade Kaduna
Omeruo Risks Ban In Turkey
Special Olympics Nigeria To Host World Malaria Day

The Guardian

 Police return cash, items taken from Goje’s home
Niger Delta states sue FG over N500tr oil revenue loss
Investors urge government to list privatised, multinational firms
Ambode, others seek oriented PPP strategy for infrastructural growth
Atiku, Nnamani make case for restructure
Two die, another injured in Lagos collapsed building
Why I was attacked at Adeleke’s funeral – Aregbesola’s ex-aide
Sheriff pulls out of PDP’s reconciliation moves
Banks begin five per cent contributions to SMEsMore worries for Super Eagles’ coaches
NFF-Aiteo partnership: Old things are passed away?
Eguma, Austine react to CAF Confederation Cup draw
Rufai, others decry absence of sports personalities’ posters from Lagos at 50
Okowa wants bigger Warri-Effurun Peace marathon
Real Madrid credentials faces Valencia test
Turbulence for operators as dissatisfied passengers go unruly
Ruth Obih-Obuah: Business is not just about making money
Lagos State Government unrelenting, again pushes for Computer Village’s relocation
LADOL invests in 50MW gas-fired power plant
Transforming a nation, one woman at a time
Editorial: Export of unprocessed minerals
Money, money, everywhere
Christian and Muslim leaders, for whom?
The travails of a progressive emir
As voter registration commences
Makarfi beats Sheriff to Delta State as Daibo of Accord Party wins Warri by-election
Lagos council polls and aspirants allege manipulations
Environmentalists rally to save Lekki coast
Lagos rescues 237 abandoned babies in one year


Businessman In Court Over Alleged N4.4m Fuel Fraud
I Have Unimaginable Passion For Photography – Tosin
No Resurgent In North East – DHQ
K.E.E.P Keeps Its Promise, Empowers 25 Widows
Yemeni President Sacks Key Cabinet Minister, Governor
Brazil Faces Nationwide Strike Threatening To Paralyse Country
China Bans Islamic Names
Pope Francis Goes To Egypt
Re: Requiem For JAMB And Resolving The Controversy Over JAMB
Extremism: Group Advocates Stiffer Penalties To Serve As Deterrent
CBN Offers $100m To Forex Dealers In Wholesale Forwards
CBN, Banks Move To Blacklist Fraudsters
…Say Nigeria will be out of recession by Q2 NCS Destroy Imported Poultry Products Worth N1.27bn
We Are Ready To Host NIPOGA, FEDPONAS Rector Assures
Tombim, Dayak, GSL Tennis Opens light up Abuja
Mixed Fortune For Nigeria As ITF/CAT U-12 Serves Off
Etisalat’s Health Interventions Giving Succour To Nigerian Communities
Buhari Still In Charge – Presidency
UBA Records N25bn Profit Before Tax In Q1
Don’t Be Intimidated, Lai Mohammed Tells Information Managers
NEC Sets Up Committee To Probe N33bn Ecological Funds
Don’t Float The Naira
EDITORIAL: As INEC Begins Continuous Voter Registration

The Sun

Nigeria in terrible state, says Atiku
Why agric sector  is functional –Wike
Abia govt demolishes kidnappers’ buildings in Aba
8,672 Nigerians involved in road mishap in Q1 2017, 1,466 died, says NBS
I warned Jonathan about northern conspiracy –David Mark
Police return cash, documents to Goje
Senator causes stir, blows whistle at plenary
• Says money recovered in Ikoyi belongs to Rivers
Buhari obeying doctors’ orders –Presidency
APC launches ‘operation win Anambra’
…Nwobodo, Kalu to chair committee
Kogi: My father died of ulcer –Mohammed, ex-gov Audu’s son
Peace Corps: Judge asks AGF to warn police against treating court with levity
Abia govt demolishes kidnappers’ buildings in Aba
8,672 Nigerians involved in road mishap in Q1 2017, 1,466 died, says NBS
Culture can unite Nigerians
TRAGIC THURSDAY : Two killed as Lagos building collapses
•Truck crushes okada rider
My jazz gift for Lagos at 50 – Ayoola Sadare, producer, LIJF
Kanu, the bail conditions and Biafra
As Editors come into town…
Nnamdi Kanu’s freedom and stringent bail conditions
PDP crisis : Sheriff pulls out of Jonathan peace deal
We don’t want TA Orji in APC –Ex-Abia speaker
ICAN president charges members on best practice
Ship owners to support AAMA chairman revive maritime sector
Chi Ltd unveils ‘Breakfast with Chivita 100%’ campaign
Reps angry with Osinbajo over Magu
EDITORIAL: As Continuous Voter Registration begins


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