News Headlines April 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines April 4, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Kogi gov trips, falls off his car, injures left foot
Obasanjo not qualified to accuse anybody of corruption – Ayo Adebanjo
Pastor allegedly kills lover, buries decapitated body near altar
Tenure elongation: Buhari, APC governors’ meeting deadlocked
Banker allegedly drugs, impregnates 13-year-old orphan in Abuja
Man arrested for allegedly beheading woman in Enugu
Police uncover illegal brewery, seize adulterated alcohol
Big Baby dares Joshua to fight in America
Flavour’s concert: Nigerians lament gang rapes, demand action
Champions League: Guardiola vows to attack Liverpool
Melaye: Police arrest six persons for aiding suspects’ escape
Herdsmen/farmers’ crisis: Buhari orders assessment of damage in Benue, others
PDP, CNM back Obasanjo’s Buhari is a failure comment
‘Saint’ APC, ‘Sinner’ PDP and 2019 elections
N10,000 bribe: Imo CP detains policemen, orders trial
Flavour’s concert: Nigerians lament gang rapes, demand action
Two killed as gunmen kidnap community leader in Rivers
Two die in soldiers, robbers’ shootout in Kaduna
Half-naked man found hanging on tree in Abuja
Elections: INEC raises the alarm on budget delay, CDHR, others flay National Assembly
Taraba senator debunks governorship ambition
Lagos-East endorses senator
Gov poll: APC chief urges Ajimobi to keep zoning promise
APC govs keep mum after meeting with Buhari
Ondo Assembly dissolves 18 LG caretaker committees
Get voter cards, Okorocha tells Igbo
BMW plans new EVs, may halt i3, i8 production
Manufacturing index closed March at 56.7 points – CBN
Access Bank, FinTechs collaborate to boost digital payment
Financial inclusion: PoS innovation summit canvasses simplified solutions
NSE records N123bn drop in foreign transactions
London close: FTSE begins Q2 on back foot
11-year-old eyes Gold Coast 2018 history
Big-dollar promises for Nigeria athletes as 2018 C’Games begin
Messi, Busquets for Roma clash
‘EPL clubs spent £211m on agents’
For Timi, a harvest of reminiscences
Inspired by Nubia, Oluko steps out with Bowale
We’re praying for you, Majek Fashek assures Dino Melaye
BBNaija: Controversy greets suggestion to donate N45m for Teddy A
WHO issues new guide on tobacco
Tracking progress in infertility treatment
Marijuana could help lower opioid addiction – Study
How data breach can hurt your business
EDITORIAL: Zuma’s corruption trial: Lessons for Nigeria

The Sun

Bandits invade police station, kill 2 policemen, another in Kogi
APC govs’ fight over Oyegun
• Parley fails to agree on party’s leadership crisis
Tenure elongation: Oyegun gives panel 4 days to submit report
Looters’ list: FG has no case against us –PDP
…Momoh, HURIWA disagree
Knocks, kudos for Obasanjo over Buhari attack
Kalu slams Buhari’s critics, says president deserves another term
• Visits Alake of Egbaland
… Commiserates with Sunmonus
• Life’s vanity –Pastor Tunde Bakare Buhari begins annual leave in London April 9
Resignation: Ex-SSG betrayed me –Umahi
•Threatens legal action Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki
Herdsmen attack Enugu community
Obasanjo unfair to Buhari –APC chieftain
• APC won’t win 2019 elections, says Ebonyi chairman
Kebbi council chairman resigns
• Over alleged financial irregularities
Ondo Assembly dissolves LG caretaker committees
Wike approves committee for Rumuokoro market, park
Lawyers, senior citizens raise the alarm over Ayade’s foreign trips
• Governor not missing –Aide
Many sides of Abuja fruits, vegetable market
Ebonyi, traders on warpath
• Over 300 business owners at loggerheads with council chairman over alleged hijack of market elections
Dankwambo: 56 cannons for architect of Gombe’s transformation
When soldiers swapped guns, boots for drums, dancing shoes
The Lagos Land Use Charge controversy
Satanism in new age religious solution (4)
Asiwaju Tinubu, a great and amazing leader
‘Heavy downpour’ wrong
Mantu… is the man of the year
Accord concondiale, the continuous search for Nigeria’s elusive unity (17)
Looters list and matters arising
If we must move forward, we’re to restructure Nigeria –Orji
Labour kicks against FG’s plan to reinstate suspended SEC DG
Equities open April bearish, as banks seek more collateral for loans
Construction work begins at $450m Tomaro Industrial Park
Gold Coast 2018: Okagbare named Nigeria’s flag bearer for opening ceremony
…Only miracle’ll guarantee Nigeria medals in athletics
Victor Moses escapes sack
Winnie Mandela: South Africa declares 10-day national mourning
• Funeral with military honours to hold in Soweto • National flag to fly at half-mast
Osinbajo to launch Economic Diplomacy Initiative tomorrow
Dutch lawyer becomes first person sentenced in Trump-Russia probe


Uncertainty over Oyegun’s Future as APC Govs’ Meeting with Buhari Deadlocked• Presidency, others root for Oshiomhole to lead party • Lalong heads panel to resolve tenure extension quagmire
Nwabueze Backs Danjuma, Insists Nigerians Have Constitutional Right to Self-Defence
Ahead of CHOGM, Buhari Heads to London on Private Visit
NHIS Boss in Another Controversy, Ignores TSA, Moves to Invest N25bn in FGN Bonds
Kogi Gov in Plaster Cast After Injuring Foot
Kogi Gov in Plaster Cast After Injuring Foot
Swiss Authorities Block Bank Accounts Linked to Malabu Deal
Again, Presidency Spurns Obasanjo’s Assessment of Buhari
Jonathan Denies Raid on His Residence, Discovery of Stolen Loot
Kachikwu Harps on Transparency as Oando Inaugurates $150m Head Office
Bandits Kill Two Policemen in Kogi
Failed Unity Bank Buyout Deal Shows Perils of Investing in Nigeria
Bafarawa Tasks Tiv Community on Peace
Police: Melaye to Be Arraigned May 10
Nasarawa Deputy Gov Joins Governorship Race
Tinubu: How Adebanjo Made Me Lagos Governor
Two Women Killed in Auto Crash Involving Motorcade of Ikpeazu’s Wife
Kaduna Monarch Urges FG to Flush out Bandits from His Domain
Osinbajo to Launch Nigeria’s Economic Diplomacy Initiative Tomorrow
Obaseki Lauds Oshiomhole at 66
SaharaReporters Publisher, Sowore Declares Interest in Presidential Race
FMC Umuahia Places 30 Persons under Surveillance as Lassa Kills Doctor
Boko Haram: Stay Indoors During Exchange of Gunfire, Military Tells Maiduguri Residents
Obasanjo Can’t Speak for Nigerians, Says APC Chieftain
Lawmakers, Group Condemn Kaduna Senators for Rejecting $350m Loan
Looters’ List: You Can’t Divert Attention from Your Misrule, Says PDP
NRC Reiterates Commitment to FG’s World-class Rail Devt Plan
Lagos Police Recovers 188 Arms, 280 Ammunition
Milan Group Files Fresh Suits against Skye Bank over Illegal Charges
Ortom Restates Pledge Not to Interfere with Judiciary
APC Decimated in Rivers, Says Wike’s Aide
Ekiti PDP Lawmakers are Bench Warmers, Says APC Chieftain
Umahi Swears in New SSG, Nwokwu
Nigerian Politicians Looted N66.7tn Since 2003, Says Group
Controversy as Plateau Group Declares Dalung Persona Non Grata
Northern Clerics Raise the Alarm over Politicisation of Security Challenges
Experts Advocate Simplified Solutions for Financial Inclusion
Access Bank Partners Unified Payments on Innovative Payment Solution
Ecobank Mobile App Hits Four Million Users
TECNO Set to Unveil CAMON Smartphone in Nigeria
Rising Cyber Threats Worries Chief Executives
Q1: Investors in Stocks Count Gains as Market Rises 8.5%
Time to Prevent a Bigger Threat
Saraki Consolidates in Kwara
Bama’s Displaced Millionaires
Arike Ogunbowale Twice Hit the Shot of a Lifetime to Help Notre Dame Win
Greensprings/Kanu Football Camp is a Milestone for LSFA, Says Akinwunmi
Ronaldo Scores Incredible Overhead Kick in Real’s 3-0 Crushing of Juventus
Liverpool, Man City Set to Ignite Anfield Tonight
Messi Ready to Put Roma to the Sword at Camp Nou
Rohr Plots ‘Plan B’ to Stop Messi at Russia 2018
Providing Teachers for Liberia amidst Educational Challenges
DEEPEN Supports Low Cost Private Schools’ Innovations
Bauchi Poly Promises Free Education for Disabled Persons, Science Students
PAMO Announces Resumption with Hopes
Edo SUBEB to Train 2,000 Teachers on ICT
Danjuma: Statesmanship on Trial

The Nation

Buhari urges caution as APC governors split over Oyegun
Adebanjo: Obasanjo’s presidency a calamity
State funeral for Winnie Mandela
Melaye, accusers get May 10 court date
Police seize 188 guns,others in Lagos
Army raises panel to probe Maiduguri attack
NiMet predicts partly cloudy, sunny weather
Milan Group asks court to stop bank’s ‘illegal’ deductions
Lalong: we’ll do a good job
Rivers PDP promises fair council poll
Nigeria has moved forward under Buhari, says envoy
INEC revives committee
Monarch: my people are killed daily
Dankwambo…Architect of transformed Gombe at 56
How to prevent autism in kids, by psychiatrists
Powerlifters will deliver at Gold Coast – Coach
HFN holds national championship for youths
Heavy rainfall destroys Kwara Stadium
Ronaldo stunning bicycle kick helps Real take charge v Juve
Commonwealth Games: Hursey Not too young to win
Aguero ruled out of Man.City/ Liverpool UCL clash
Wilder Read to Fight Joshua at Wembley
LHow PDP looted Nigeria, by Mohammed
Adebanjo: I will support Buhari’s re-election, if…
Buhari greets Oshiomhole at 65
2Baba and Banky W to spearhead EiE fundraiser
Fabulous Icekid pounce with ‘Your Love’
Edo COSON to drag Efe Omorogbe before Benin Monarch
Protest aftermath: Govt to create jobs in disturbed community
Child ‘rape’ victim’s parents seek justice
How I was attacked with broken bottles, machetes at street carnival
I’m not a cultist, paraded suspect claims
‘Fake’ wine producer held
Missing woman found buried in church in Ogun
Nigeria adds to $42.6tr new market bank assets
Heritage Bank partners WATIF on sub-regional integration
CCNN to pay N1.57b dividend as net profit rises by 157%
CBN: credit to households rises on positive economic outlook

The Guardian

APC’s tenure extension talks end in deadlock
Fresh hope for economy as CBN’s policy committee resumes meeting
Rohr’s preliminary team list ready as Eagles’ camp opens May 22 in Abuja
Nigerian gangs make millions from stolen phones in UK
Adebanjo scores Obasanjo low as president
INEC inaugurates voter education, publicity committee ahead of Ekiti poll
Weed out corrupt elements in amnesty office, ex-militants advise new boss
Civil servants flay FG over plan to reinstate SEC Director-General, Mounir Gwarzo
N299b Abuja rail nears completion 11 years after
CGF welcomes Team Nigeria to Games Village ahead today’s opening ceremony
At CBN Junior Tennis, David wants to outshine Marylove Edwards
Moses survives, nine Chelsea players marked for sale
Five things we learned from the Champions League
Noel, Sefolosha banned for drug offences
Make your own history, Klopp challenges Liverpool
Investors staked N136.24 billion in equities in March
UN blacklists 27 ships, 21 firms for helping North Korea circumvent sanctions
West African nations eye Ladol for integration
‘Sector’s operators need unambiguous laws’
How do you like your financial risk?
On the African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Editorial: For a united Nigeria
Abacha loot: Matters miscellany
When individuals are stronger than state institutions
Adieu Winnie Mandela
Alternative narrative of events in Libya, Africa, Middle East slavery – Part 1
Looters’ list is APC’s bid to divert attention from misrule, says PDP
Obasanjo’s verdict on Buhari has vindicated me, says Fayose
Much ado about Mantu’s confession
X-raying vagabond exchanges between APC, PDP
Google Honours Maya Angelou With Doodle
April Fools’ Day Treats To Try
9mobile does not condone unethical practices, indolence, says Olusanya
Organisations should prepare against fifth generation cyber attacks, Voges warns
‘Nigeria must embrace ICT to build knowledge economy’
Telcos lament 38 different government taxes, levies
‘30 under surveillance over Lassa fever outbreak in Abia’


Sub-Saharan Africa Remains The Dominant Force In Mobile Money
Cars45, Simcubator, Carsbazr Launch Refurbishment Centre, Retail Point In Lagos
Bail For Accused Person And The Presumption Of Innocence: Requirement For Written Application Erroneous
Urhobo Suffering Under Buhari —Ogbobore
A-Ibom PDP Chair In Endorsement Scandal
Ogun Pastor Beheads Secret Lover, Buries Body In Church
Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues Hit $12.8bn In Q4 2017 — IDC
2018 FIFA WC: Rohr May Invite New Players To Eagles, Says Agali
Champions League: Klopp Faces Injury Crisis As City Battle Liverpool At Anfield
Ogor Advocates United PDP For Isoko Devt
Herdsmen Attacks: Double Tragedy For Imo Community
ABAGUN:Defeating Stereotypes With Girl Power
42 Candidates To Miss 2018 SSCE In Bayelsa School
Banks Demanding More Collateral For Corporate Loans—CBN
2019: ANN joins Obasanjo, others to campaign against Buhari
Herdsmen attack guard in Enugu
Tenure elongation: Govs leave meeting with Buhari frowning, angry
Governor Bello falls off car, on POP
Kalu tackles OBJ, others; says Buhari deserves second term
PDP challenge: Presidency orders release of comprehensive looters’ list
Buhari, APC governors meeting deadlocked
Trump vows to deploy military to Mexican border
Obasanjo’s verdict on Buhari has vindicated me, says Fayose
Restructuring : Why Nigeria must return to true federalism – Anyaoku, Tinubu, Adebanjo
Tenure Elongation: Oyegun, others know fate on Friday
Champions League: Klopp faces injury crisis as City battle Liverpool at Anfield
Commonwealth Games: Okagbare leads Nigeria out
Our focus is to revive, develop handball – Ocheo
Sexual assault rocks Games Village
Ex-wife turns nasty
His dad took advantage of our break-up
I was unceremoniously dumped
I still have feelings for his brother
Demi Lovato causes stir with sensual concert romp
Popular musician, Runtown, in fresh mess over fake sex tape leak
Just in: Sierra Leonean artist, Nabay dies
Skyy Vodka announces DJ Big N as official ambassador
Easter Boko Haram attacks: Police confirm 29 killed, 84 injured
Dino/Police: How fleeing suspects in Kogi were re-arrested by Police


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