​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 30,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​News Headlines Apr 30,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch



Saraki, others right to block Tinubu’s VP bid — Northern elders
Pensions: Relatives of 36,087 dead workers get N106bn
US IRS raids Benny Hinn Ministries
Saraki, others right to block Tinubu’s VP bid — Northern elders
Maolid: Gridlock cripples Ilorin
FRSC arrests traffickers with 17 children in Kaduna
Benue may abandon projects to pay workers’ salaries —Ortom
Domestic violence: Mercy Aigbe’s battered face causes stir
We’ll convince Kanu to embrace restructuring, says Ohanaeze
Family demands justice over man’s death in police custody
FUTO students threaten showdown over expulsion of undergraduates
IG planning to raid my Abuja house —Wike
Navy combs waterways for eight abducted sailors in Bayelsa
Armed youths kill fishermen in A’Ibom
Ayomanor
Joshua knocks out Klitschko
Hoodlums abduct businessman in Imo
Ooni has forgiven Oba Akiolu, says Ife monarch
Empower youths to grow the economy — Alakija
NNPC reduces petrol importation by 45%
Goodluck Jonathan, the accused trying the judge in his own courtroom
My life in danger over 2018 gov poll – Lasun
I’m living my dream in Serie A — Nwankwo
400 ghost workers discovered in Ondo football agency
Welcome aboard bro!
Announce minimum wage panel before May 1, NLC tells FG
Suspension: Covenant varsity students yet to write us, says NUC
You need scale
Stock market struggles for recovery amid N3.4tn loss
Honour for Famakinwa
Domestic violence: A male reader’s experience
We’ll convince Kanu to embrace restructuring, says Ohanaeze
I’m not threatened by Olamide, Phyno — Yung6ix
Police sets up squad to check extortion
Navy searches for eight abducted sailors in Bayelsa
NIA DG diverted most of Jonathan’s campaign funds –Adeyanju
The Bible doesn’t say one shouldn’t drink alcohol — Retired nurse, 93
Muneer Bankole U-16 finals hold
Abuja to host Tombim, Dayak, GSL tennis
WGB unveils new innovations
Suarez double keeps Barca level with Madrid
Boxing: Schwarzenegger, Tyson Fury, Lennox Lewis, Michael Owen hail Joshua
NSE: New listings yield N62.5bn in three months
Possible cost savings with technology
AMCON should manage Arik out of crisis — NCAA DG
Economic survival strategies push .ng names to 84,931
RCCG Pastor Dele Taiwo marries his heartthrob, Doyin
Why you should pick your nose… and eat it!
FCT residents get seven million free condoms in 2016
WRAN, ministry to hold stakeholder meeting on maternal, child deaths in Niger
Cash-hungry mothers who loan out their babies for begging
Editorial: Buhari CSO’s humiliation of PUNCH reporter
Marching for science
Dear Nigerian youth, it is time to resist ‘the system’
Female Islamic clerics issue fatwa on child marriage
Man chops off penis in repentance of ‘callousness’ to women


ThisDay



Group Dismisses Allegation of Selective Town Hall Meetings against Kachikwu
Good Governance in Imo: Group Sets Up Strategy Committee
Buhari Tapping Nigeria’s Huge Population for Economic Growth, Says Ngige
Buhari Advised to Appoint EFCC Chair Outside the Police
CONTEC Agro to Invest $360m in Organic Labs in Nigeria
Biafra: Igbo Think-Tank Lauds Kanu’s Release, Demands for Justice
Google/ISGPP Hold Experts Roundtable on Internet Policy, Governance in Africa
Delta Monarchs Want FG to End Herdsmen Menace
AXA Mansard Partners Terra Kulture on Launch of Terra Kulture Arena
New NDE DG, Mohammed, Assumes Duty
Edo Govt. Completes Reconstruction of 30km Benin Metropolis Roads
Poor Voter Sensitisation Killing Nigeria’s Democracy, Says Ezeemo
Ugwuanyi Reiterates Commitment to Educational Devt
Only Four Legal Aid Lawyers Serving 15m People in Kano, NGO Laments
Bar Male Teachers from Teaching in Girls Schools, Bauchi Govt Urged
Guinness Matchday Train Arrives Benin
Gospel Artist Celebrates Birthday with Widows, Donates Cash
Allegeh, Ex-NBA President Proffer Tips on How to Sustain Nigeria’s Democracy
Food W’Africa Brings Investment Boost to Regional Retail Market
Meadow Hall Champions Nurturing, Inspiring Creativity in Children
‘Nigeria, Not Ripe for Muslim-Muslim Ticket’
Franco-African Relations in a New Presidential Era of Uncertainty in France: the Challenges
Joshua Knocks Out Klitschko, Remains Undefeated Heavyweight Champ
Obasanjo: Two Independent Security Reports Indicted Tafa Balogun of Corruption
‘Through TEXEM, Nigerian Executives Will Develop Strategic Leadership Skills’
Adeosun: With Growing Confidence in Our Economy, Foreign Investors Have Signalled Interest…
Mofe-Damijo: Constant Innovation is Key to Business Sustainability
BBDO Clinches New Account, Foresees Brighter Future
Former FCT Minister Declares Governorship Ambition in Bauchi
On the Hot Seat
Expanding the Frontiers of Whistleblower Policy
 A Music Shrine Without Fela…
Sefi Atta: Fascinated by Lagos
An Evening of Sakara Music
The Return of the Grand fathers of Rock Music
Isiaka Adeleke: The Death that Stunned Osun
Everton Aim to Halt Chelsea’s Title Charge
Dele Alli: Set for Big Move To Real Madrid?
Succour to Nigeria National Teams as Aiteo Comes to the Rescue
North London Derby: More than a Champions League Ticket is at Stake
Buhari and the Enemy Within
EDITORIAL: The Supreme Court Verdict On Forgery
It is a judgment well made The rate at which public office holders in Nigeria indulge in forgery and falsification has assumed a frightening dimension.


The Nation



Boxing: How Anthony Olaseni Joshua emerges heavyweight world champion
NIA kept Buhari in dark over Ikoyi $43m – Sources
Wike: IG plans to invade my Abuja home
Fresh cracks in PDP govs forum over Sheriff
2015 : I’m coming with my own account, says Jonathan
MELAYE: POLICE ARREST KOGI LG CHAIR, 5 OTHERS
Recession will end in weeks- Lai Mohammed
Osun 2018:My life under threat – Deputy Reps Speaker
Issele Uku’s Obi Ezeagwuna: 100 days after
Google/ISGPP round table holds this week
Jonathan has himself to blame for 2015 defeat, says Waku
IPOB’s Kanu and the road to Erehwon
Gunmen kidnap eight sailors in Bayelsa
May Day: Buhari committed to workers’ welfare, says Ngige
Heroic dog gets posthumous award for gallantry against Boko Haram
Gov Wike to be named Grand Patron of Polytechnic students.
NUC accredits 25 programmes for BUK
Bayern Munich claim fifth straight Bundesliga title win
Sunderland’s 10-year stay in Premier League ends
Anambra 2017: Who will fly APC flag?
Why APC must zone its governorship ticket to Anambra North – Obidigbo
Anambra 2017: Array of aspirants and Soludo’s endorsement of Obiano
Nigerian celebrities and their show of shame
MCSN holds maiden board meeting
Adeboye to bless Ayewa @ 40 years on stage
UTME: JAMB registers over 1. 5 million candidates
Bestpotech matriculates 221 students
Firm excites trade partners with premiership experience
‘I invest in people for the long haul’
‘Why Nigerians need to invest in bitcoins’
Anxiety over fate of PenCom


Vanguard



‘I Was Married Off At 12 To A Man I Barely Knew’
Jide Bademosi U-19 Cricket Tournament: How Underdogs Proved Bookmakers Wrong
Bamayi Wrote A Biography To Denounce Himself
Jonathan: Why Break The Golden Silence?
Family Petitions Akwa Ibom CP Over Missing Police Sergeant
‘We Look Pregnant But We Are Not Expecting Babies’
Warri-Effurun Peace Marathon Upgrades To 21km Race
I’m Ready For Super Eagles – Onuoha
Maximizing Your Priorities & Productivity (Part 2)
Seek His Divine Presence
Aramide Releases Swanky Pictures To Herald US, Canada Tour
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup: Sand Eagles Return To Winning Ways
The more I defended the Church, the more I got negative reactions from the Church — Oritsejafor
We’ll improve access to varsity education — FG
Ikoyigate: Dispute over disclosure of $43m
One week after senator Adeleke’s death, Reps Deputy Speaker, alleges threat to his life
Alani Akinrinade bombs Buhari: Quit now if your health cannot cope
NNPC absorbing hike in fuel price – Kachikwu
Nigerian wrestlers show class in Morocco
Outrage over FG’s appointments and why Katsina got 51 DSS slots
Having A New Baby Barely Months After Spouse’s Death!
Searching for a partner?
Hubby Confessed The ‘Help’ Was Never A Relative!
Aramide releases swanky pictures to herald US, Canada tour
I’m that creepy lizard you fall in love with – Zainab Zamani
Why I can’t marry a Muslim – Nazareth Bako
Our Yoruba movies turn me off – Abiodun Koya
Hits and Misses of Niyi Towolawi’s ‘Desecration’
Our problem with fake imported products – SON

The Guardian



May Day not complete without new minimum wage, says NLC
Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko
Experts deplore inability of government to produce vaccines locally
Buhari healthy enough for a second term, says Amaechi
Igbo group demands bail of Kanu’s colleagues
NAF fighter jets destroy Boko Haram artillery in Sambisa
INEC PVC update in Imo: Exercise still records low turn out, three days after
Firewood smoke kills over 93,000 people annually, says NGO
10 days after, Naval authorities yet to locate abducted sailors
Ecobank boss explains decision to run in Okpekpe race
Joseph shines at Oasis Academy Football Clinic
Tottenham to continue title chase in derby against Arsenal
Suarez double keeps Barca level with Madrid
Burnley bolster survival bid with Palace win
Rampant Bayern win fifth straight German league title
Cross River: Tax amnesty for low income earners and implications
Editorial: As power supply drops
Nigeria is a massive crime scene
Ailing president and Nigerian hospitals
Anambra 2017 and defectors’ Alibi
Chime, Elechi’s defection: How southeast polity is realigning for 2019
2018: Ekiti in political quandary over zoning


Leadership



Suarez’s Brace Ends Madrid’s Brief Reign Atop La Liga
Bayern Munich Seal 5th Consecutive Bundesliga Title
 Shagaya Glad Over Ihonvbere’s Return As IBB Golf Club’s Lady Captain
 EPL: Anichebe Goes Down With Sunderland
 AJ Knocks Out Klitscko To Become IBF Champ
 APC Got Distracted By Focusing On PDP – Egwu
 ‘Gov Abubakar Is Creating Investors’ Paradise In Bauchi’
 Intrigues In Dino, Goje’s Weighty Allegations  Issues As INEC Commences CVR Exercise
 Police, Senate And Budget Palaver
Airline Operators Worry As Ncaa Tightens Surveillance
Power Utility Coys Trade Blame Over Increasing Darkness
Oba Of Lagos Rebuffs Ooni Of Ife: Appraising The Aftereffects
OBJ On GEJ’s Failures: It Is Time For Baba To Exit Public Scene
Don’t Stop Demanding For Release Of Our Girls, Chibok Comunity Begs BBOG Group
NAFDAC Decries influx of fake drugs into A/Ibom
AJ Knocks Out Klitscko To Become IBF Champ  NGO Converses For Only Female Teachers In All Girls’ Schools In Bauchi
Bishop Kukah Ordains 3 Deacons In Sokoto Dioceses
May Day: Labour Minister Salutes Workers’ Resilience
Nigeria And The IMF Meetings
Kaduna State An Example To Follow
EDITORIAL: Nigeria And The IMF Meetings

The Sun



Ikoyigate: Buhari knew about NIA cash 
Alleged $40m scam: EFCC witnesses deny dealing with Jonathan’s cousin, wife
Why Jonathan moved against Nwodo -Ex-minister, Adoke
2015: I’ll open up soon —Jonathan
…Says Adeniyi’s book full of distortions
IGP after my life, Wike cries out
Kanu’s release ‘ll make biafra a reality –Ikedife
■ It’s triumph of reason – MASSOB
Adeleke’s funeral : Real reasons Idiat was attacked
Their Imperial Majesties : How governors rule like emperors
A whisper in Ambode’s ear on Lekki Phase 2
Do you know you can suddenly go blind?
Again, fishermen killed in Cross River/Akwa Ibom communal clash
■ No life was lost – A/Ibom PPRO
Egbemode re-elected NGE president
i don’t do all that stuff people associate with musicians – Rotimi Martins aka Alariwo of Africa
Flawless hair finishing
The tragedy of the church
Different ways to love your woman
‘My husband hasn’t given a kobo for housekeeping for 15 years’
Beware, men after minors on the prowl
Where is Africa in the expanding trajectories of the Internet?
Mike Adenuga: 64 steps to success
Nigeria’s troubled homes
Nigeria is not working
Still on the degree, HND dichotomy
Black ops, black budget and national drama
Governors, NASS members in supremacy  battle
Nnamdi Kanu: Like a bubble in a boiling pot
CAC should make incorporation of firms easier –Victor Basola, CEO, Aaron and Hur Publishing
Ship owners to support AAMA chairman revive maritime sector
Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko in Wembley
Man City Offers Iheanacho to Borussia Dortmund
Rangers Hall of Fame: Ugwuanyi pledges land for project 
NIA vs EFCC: Who is to blame?
EDITORIAL: US, North Korea and the need for restraint

Daily Trust



Joshua knocks out Klitschco in 11th round
Waiting for budget 2017, Waiting for Godot?
The joys and blessings of working from home
FG urged to intensify war on corruption
Kogi NLC cancels May Day celebration over salaries
Alleged $40m scam: EFCC witnesses deny dealing with Jonathan’s cousin
APC would have lost 2015 with Muslim-Muslim ticket – Rev Dangiwa
Recycling junk for art gives me pleasure – Anila Adnan
Nyako distributes pumping machines to youth leaders
The 2.7 trillion Naira abracadabra
Garlands for a former governor
For a Nigeria’s new political economy
If you can read this, you’re in deep trouble (1)
Mikel seeks Chelsea’s help in bid to overcome injury
High flying Spurs host Arsenal in North London derby
Eagles to play world champions Germany in friendly
City to Offer Dortmund Iheanacho in deal to sign Aubameyang
Chelsea face tricky test against Everton
Celtic humiliate Rangers at Ibrox
Eagles’ defender Troost-Ekong makes team of the week in Belgium
Obiano speaks on ecological fund
Monguno speaks on crackdown of cattle rustlers and militia groups
Breakdown of how Kano emirate spent N4.3bn in 3 years
Ikoyi cash: How NIA boss hid $43.4m from presidency
Boko Haram’s Renewed Attacks Spread Fear in North-East
Road crashes kill 400, injure 518 in 3 months
2019: Campaigns gathering momentum across states
Estimated billing: The nightmare of Nigeria’s electricity consumers
Furore over FG’s threat to escrow discos’ accounts
‘Nigeria’s economic template must be very clear and transparent’
CVR: Stakeholders want registration centres decentralised
Malaria: Experts advocate good hygiene
Bello pledges to end multiple taxation
POVERTY DESTROYS DIGNITY
The poor health of our parties
Editorial: Workers Deserve New Minimum Wage
Mock UTME was encouraging–JAMB
.UTME: JAMB registers over 1. 5 million candidates


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