News Headlines Apr 6, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 6, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
9th Assembly: APC leaders lobby PDP lawmakers to support Lawan
I was asked to pay N18,000 for ambulance while my son was dying –Father of Ondo pupil who fell to his death from tree
FUTO sex tragedy: We recovered male victim on top of female colleague – Hostel mates
Mixed reactions as suspended CJN, Onnoghen, resigns
I used to be “queen” of auditions and “wakapass” roles –Funke Akindele-Bello
Tricycle rider drugs, defiles neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter
Man slits wife’s throat, buries corpse in his room
Policeman shoots Lagos resident over bad N100 change
APC raises the alarm over Amosun’s alleged last-minute contracts
How I made my money –Mr Eazi
I won’t award contracts that’ll last beyond May 29 –Shettima
Why we’re not contesting Ovia assembly election – Edo PDP
Zoning: Leadership tussle looms in House of Reps
Robbery: We didn’t review visa validity for Nigerians –UAE
Imo pupil kills female classmate for rejecting advances
Inspector remanded in prison custody for killing Kolade Johnson
EFCC arraigns man for posing as woman, defrauding American in Ogun
19 die, 38 injured in ghastly accident in Katsina
Another Nigerian caught in Saudi Arabia with 1,138g of cocaine —Abike Dabiri-Erewa
Man in prison for stabbing friend to death
PDP leaders set to meet over National Assembly positions
UK envoy meets Lawan, discusses agenda for 9th Assembly
9th Assembly leadership tussle: Between legislature’s independence and party’s interference
Senate directs Shell to pay N6.9bn to Niger Delta communities
World Bank names David Malpass as 13th president
Failed PoS transactions persist at 15 per cent
Aviation safety: AIB reviews regulations
Coollink, Konnect Africa launch new satellite broadband prices
We’ve trained 65,000 bankers, others in 38 years – FITC
Iwobi key to Eagles’ AFCON success – Oliseh
Bartomeu wants Messi to stay at Barca forever
Pele ‘much better’ after treatment
Premier League clubs oppose proposed UCL changes
NFSC boss praises retired Odemwingie
Zidane fuels Hazard Madrid rumours
Man stabs fiancée to death for mocking his small penis
Woman murders baby for making noise
Couple kills baby for preventing them from having sex
Teenager goes to bed with ‘flat stomach’, wakes up with baby bump and gives birth 45 minutes later
I never planned to be famous –Isoko Boy
Friends deserted me for hawking plantain to pay my fees –Adeniyi
Why it took me 19 years to set up a radio station –Kenny Ogungbe
Victoria Kimani looking for free promotion –Ycee
Posting picture of my new car on the social media wasn’t for show-off –Pencil, comedian
Lack of funds made me drop out of school –Jokotoye
Only God can heal our pains – Mother, siblings of youth killed by police in Lagos
A city in the dark: Plight of Nasarawa residents tormented by night-time hoodlums
Bonny: Oil-rich island where moving in and out can claim your life
Sickle cell and the shadow of death
‘Old school’ to the rescue
How to help your spouse overcome alcohol addiction
Is it right for people to report their spouses to religious leaders?
That relationship deserves a ‘second chance’ of love again

The Nation
Onnoghen: The man, the judge, the end
Senate Presidency: Kano senators endorse Lawan
Execution of Nigerian: We followed legal procedure, says Saudi
Dismissed Inspector charged with Kolade Johnson’s murder remanded
Bandits kill 50 civilian JTF members, others in Zamfara
Osinbajo meets Blair in Aso Villa
2019 election: Tribunal orders service of another petition on Buhari
Buhari vindicated by Onnoghen’s resignation —APC 1
Bandits kill 50 civilian JTF members, others in Zamfara
‘Lawmaker’s daughter worked in PenCom with fake degrees’
Buhari greets APC chair Oshiomole at 67
IG vows to unmask Ondo Anglican bursar’s killers
No regrets losing senatorial election —Ajimobi
Ogun APC kicks as Amosun appoints VC, others for MAUSTECH
Asian-African Leadership Forum honours business leaders
Motorcycle association welcomes restriction, laments killing of members
Enugu East: Nnaji loses senatorial seat to Nnamani
Kwara: Allegation of Certificate forgery against Abdulrazaq laughable – APC
Super falcons hammer Icelandic side UMF Solfoss 6-1 in Spain
Champions League: Ahmed Musa’s Al-Nassr hopeful against Al Zawra’a
FA Cup: Sterling invites former school Elvin Academy
Antic condemns Luka Modric Ballon d’Or award
Lyon Star Juninho better than Messi, Ronaldo in free-kicks
World number 1, Osaka signs deal with Nike
Nigeria in final stage of MIPDOC contest
We’ve enough petroleum stocks, NNPC assures
Finance, DMO approve N195bn to exporters for EEG settlement
Common Tech mistakes limiting your business potentials
Fayemi inaugurates 14 commissioners, five advisers Tuesday
PTAD pays N2.6 billion as outstanding arrears to pensioners
Police restrict night operation of Okada in Badagry
Offa robbery: Senator-elect urges unity, prayers one year after
I-FEST competition: Obiano hails students for winning bronze
Board ratifies NFVCB 2018 budget, lauds agency’s leadership
Why we signed Small Doctor as brand ambassador, by betting company
Waje, Praize, others in ‘Because Of You’
Tobacco: Health Ministry, MAN tackle FG on N35m fine
Obasanjo and the PDP 2023 agenda

Onnoghen’s Negotiated Resignation Awaits President Buhari’s Next Step
Bloodbath Continues in Zamfara, Bandits Kill 50
APC Reacts to Onnoghen’s Resignation, Says Buhari Has Been Vindicated
Shell Plans $15bn Investments in Nigeria, Targets 70% Local Content
• To power over 1.2 million homes with Ohaji gas project
OPEC Praises Nigeria, 8 African Countries for Helping to Stabilise Oil Market
Atedo Peterside Confirms His Jet Robbed on Lagos Tarmac
Police Arrest Two Suspects in UNILAG Graduate Medical Doctor Murder
NNPC’s Refinery Pays Kaduna More Taxes Despite Poor Outputs
Terrorism: ‘ISWAP Claim it Killed 13 Nigerian Soldiers, 5 Multinational Troops’
Bayelsa Killings: Police Intensify Patrol of Corpers’ Lodges
NDLEA Arrest 65 in Ebonyi, Burn 18,083,787kg Cannabis in Kogi
Don Seeks All-inclusive Efficient, Sustainable Financial Reporting System
Court Orders INEC to Release Lagos Reps Election Result
Lawyers Condemn Kogi House Resolution to Remove Chief Judge
DPR Raises the Alarm over Depot Owners Sourcing Products from Illegal Refineries
APIN to Launch Book on Success of its HIV/AIDS Prevention Initiatives
Deepening Electoral Culture in Nigeria via Healthy Political Processes and Systems
The Broken Vessel Called War against Corruption
Ademola Adeleke: A Man at Peace with Himself
Salutations Continue for Dapo Abiodun, APM Heads to Tribunal
Tayo Ogunbiyi urges all to plant trees to combat global warming
Chinemelu Ezeh: The Young Scientist
DPR Raises the Alarm over Depot Owners Sourcing Products from Illegal Refineries
GOtv Expands Local Content Offering to Subscribers in Jos, Kaduna
Lagos Motor Fair Organisers Check on Mobil Preparedness
‘Why We Named Ambode Transport Governor of the Year’
Mercedes-Benz Reports March Sales of 27,004 Units
Samuel Chukwueze- Living His Dream
Arsenal Top-Four Quest Faces Everton Test
Nigerians Set for Football Greatness with Puyol
NB Hails NFF for Honouring 1994 Super Eagles
Knockout Matches Begin in Trophy 5-a-side Tourney
‘I’ll Sting Taozon To Submission,’ Boasts Scorpion
Ibadan Warms up for Easter Boxing Cracker
Adrian Akande: Dumps England for Nigeria
2019 World Malaria Day: Africare Takes ‘Power Forward’ Malaria Awareness Campaign to FCT Schools
9ice’s ‘Wahala Dey’ Rocking Airwaves
Key Takes from Asiwaju’s 67th Birthday Colloquium
Jim Iyke, Beverly Naya, Develop Steamy ‘Cold Feet’
Yemi Ogunfeitimi: My Son’s Autism Taught Me to See the World Differently
1st Annual Fitness Day Draws Experts Across Spectrum
Leadership: Deaf, Dumb or in Denial?

Daily Trust
Bauchi mourns after 5 family members die in auto crash
Cops-turned-killers: 8 killed extra-judicially in 3 months
Rich people are always afraid to die – kidnap suspect
‘My step mum turned me into armed robber with her witchcraft powers’
Why army established farms, ranches – Maj-Gen. CG Musa
Presidency keeps mum as Onnoghen submits resignation letter
Housewife slumps, dies after fight with co-wife in Kano
Insecurity: Ag IGP inaugurates operation “Puff Adder” along Abuja/ Kaduna highway
I dont regret losing the senatorial election – Ajimobi
Drug abuse rate dropped to 1% in Kano state — NDLEA
How APC, PDP ‘shared’ states
Chidoka, others’ suspension: kingdom divides against self
Okorocha inaugurates boards of agencies, parastatals
Why northerners don’t feature prominently in Super Eagles
Tochukwu Oluehi: Super Falcons will be hard nut to crack in France
Solksjaer plans six new changes
How waste eggshells became my goldmine – Ogochukwu Maduako
FIRS reiterate call on eligible citizens to pay tax
Ecobank deepens financial inclusion, launches EcobankPay zone in Aba market
Woman, 34, in trouble over estate gate obstruction
Why rape, domestic violence on increase in Ekiti – Mrs Fayemi
NEMA deploys 7 chartered buses, others for Libyan returnees
Chibok was turning point, and Africa is still stuck there
Lagos police apprehends 2 suspected killers of LUTH resident doctor
Kano: 2 Almajiri boys in police custody over alleged killing of mistress’ son
Court remands man for stabbing friend to death
NLC resolves 11-year old agric workers union dispute
Boy, 9, wins National Mathematics competition
6 Nigerian celebs with fashion labels
Tonto Dikeh’s estranged husband petitions IGP, accuses her of forgery, others
Tiwa Savage acquires ‘customised’ exotic car
Lion King CinemaCon footage description: Life lessons with Mufasa
Dino Melaye damaged 2 police vehicles while attempting to escape from custody – Witness
Court remands security guard for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl

The Sun
2023 presidency: Afenifere, Ohanaeze attack Junaid Mohammed
It’s not compulsory north must cede power to south In 2023 – Babachir Lawal, Ex-SGF
South should forget 2023 Presidency –Junaid Mohammed
Kolade Johnson: Murdered by vicious cop
Disquiet over Onnoghen’s resignation
How Jonathan, Tinubu’s Alliance wrecked Lagos PDP–Ex-Minister, Ogunlewe
Lagos gay pastor opens can of worms
9th NASS: Nigerians will resist remote controlled leadership –Group
Saudi Govt justifies execution of Nigerian woman
Why Onnoghen bowed to pressure to quit
Onnoghen was humiliated without fair hearing –Ozokhome
Disquiet over Onnoghen’s resignation
Rivers Christian women, Ijawyouths celebrate Wike’s re-election
You lack electoral value, Uzodinma blasts Okorocha, Nwosu
..You are a political retailer, Okorocha tells Uzodinma
Tribunal orders PDM to serve Buhari petition through APC
Signs to know building about to collapse
Why I dropped APC senators at Ikeja Along bus stop
Sensible men don’t kiss and tell
In the boardroom with Dr. Fajemirokun, Group Chief risk officer, Dangote: My dad, my board hero
In anticipation of the President’s men
APC and the Senate Presidency headache
National Assembly leadership and the rest of us
Imo West senatorial seat: Tempers as Okorocha battles INEC in court over certificate of return
Ex-militants protest alleged shortfall in payment of monthly allowance
Police ban Okada from night operation in Badagry
Return to river nun
Short story: Bridges
Court orders INEC to release House of Reps election result in Lagos
Lagos gay pastor opens can of worms
Kolade Johnson: Murdered by vicious cop

Trump’s Nominee, David Malpass Named World Bank President
JUST IN: Suspended CJN Walter Onnoghen Resigns
INEC To Conduct Supplementary Election In 4 Registration Areas In…
No Petrol Price Hike Now — NNPC GMD
Drug Convict Execution: Nigerians Not Getting Fair Hearing From Saudi…
Kolade Johnson: Rights activist backs mass protest against police
Communal crisis: Ebonyi govt threatening to sack appointees,town Union Executives
Tiwa Savage acquires ‘customised’ exotic car
N179bn fraud: Akingbola opposes EFCC’s moves to substitute witness
Kidnappers commit crimes with unregistered SIM ― NCC
Cannes Lions will appreciate us better if we tell our stories, FAB says
Fire destroys multi-million naira property in Ondo
Orji hails judiciary over Ajeromi/Ifelodun federal constituency inconclusive poll
How we saved 6,000 jobs in defunct Skye bank ― NDIC
“Captain Marvel” becomes the first movie to gross $1bn worldwide in 2019
Senate : Okorocha’s bid to secure order against INEC suffers setback
Death toll in Tiv/Jukun crisis moves to 10
Killers of Anglican bursar will not go unpunished ― IGP
Soladoye returns unopposed as President General CCII, vows to end council rift
NAF offers free medical services to over 3,000 Bauchi residents
Enugu UDP expels its chairman, six others over alleged anti-party activities
What Nigerians should emulate from Ajimobi ― Osinbajo, others
Obiano, Obi, others honour Late Ikedife, as Bianca calls for immortalization
Bode George’s aide, Uthman, Adewale in war of words over Lagos PDP crisis
FRC urges govt to increase funding of institutions
NURTW gives free ride to 2,200 rural pregnant mothers in Nasarawa
Bayelsa govt seals off Agip facility
Beware of praise singers, charlatans ― Isaac Adebayo Adeyemi
NYSC to build digital literacy centre for corp members in Delta
Kolade Johnson: Rights activist backs mass protest against police
Communal crisis: Ebonyi govt threatening to sack appointees,town Union Executives
2 Men Docked For Allegedly Giving False Information To Police
Police arraign driver for alleged extortion
2 docked over alleged assault on police
We Received N4,000 Monthly As Reps, Still Being Owed 3 Months Since ’93 —Oladimeji
Joey Benks Drops Another Buster Single, ‘Rum Pom Pom’
Building A Market And A Future After Boko Haram
How female football match turned bloody in Ibadan Poly
What We Intend To Achieve With Grass-Roots Football —Tolu Adedeji
My dream is to see every woman develop healthy, flawless skin poise…
Women breaking boundaries in energy sector
Women have to strive to make Nigeria better —Dr Annah Afolabi
AU Seeks Massive Investment In Youth Development
Kazaure commends corps members for successful polls
Abdullahi Sule to prioritise youth empowerment ― Aide
NYSC Director-General inspects orientation camp in Edo

Onnoghen’s Resignation Long Overdue – Lawyers
9-year-old Wins National Mathematics Competition
Perfection Is My Driving Force – Maryam
Nose Bleeding In Children
Third Student Of FUTO Sex Scandal Dies
Of Anti-party Activity And Need For Party Supremacy
2019 Polls, One Of The Best – Kabir
‘Report Alleging That I Can Influence Election Tribunal Malicious’
NASS Leadership: Progressive Youths Make Case For Goje
50 Civilian JTF, Others Killed In Zamfara — Speaker
Attacks On Vessels At Anchorage, Rising Threat To Nigeria’s Maritime
Fidson Healthcare Assures Shareholder Of Long-Term Value
NDIC Harps On Recovery Efforts On DMBs In Liquidation
GSK Nigeria To Restructure Supply Chain Operating Model
JUST IN: World Bank Appoints David Malpass 13th President
I Was Told I Could Not Be A Footballer — Ekong
Iwobi Has Improved Greatly — Emery
Salah Strikes As Liverpool Move Back To Top Spot
Supporters Club Chairman Praises Odemwingie As He Retires From Football
Osaze Odemwingie Quits Football
Capturing Life-changing Moments Is My Passion – Becky
Women Not Sex Toys, Relevant To Society – Fadojoe
International Music Stars Who Are Nigerians
Nigeria’s Comedy Festival ECOFEST ’19 Returns In May
Tonto Dikeh’s Bitterness Against Ex Husband
Once Vibrant Kaduna Textile Industries, Now Den Of Criminals
Mystery: Kogi Killer-Well
Edo Community, Firm Feud Over Deadly Emission
Women Need To Be Prayerful, Bold – Oluyemisi
I Lived My Dreams By Being A Diplomat – Amb Egbuedike
EDITORIAL: Borno IDPs: One Protest Too Many
2019 Polls And The Akwa Ibom Charade
APC Set To Repeat The Mistake Of History
APC Must Come Clean About Zoning
When Leaders Fleece The Citizens
Man To Spend Time In Jail For Alleged N150m Fraud
Father Admits Sucking Daughter’s Breasts To Make Them Round, Big
ISWAP Killing Of 18 Soldiers Untrue – MNJTF
Another Nigerian Arrested For Drug-trafficking In S/Arabia
What Does Colour Of Period Blood Signify?
3, 000 Bauchi Residents Get Free Medical Services From NAF
Drug Abuse Rate Dropped From 3% To 1% In Kano State — NDLEA
NAFDAC Warns Against Buying Drugs From Hawkers, Unauthorised Outlets
COEASU Threatens To Resume Suspended Strike Action
9-year-old Winner Of National Mathematics Competition Says It’s Biggest Opportunity Ever
Project 1000 Members Lauds Cross River SUBEB Boss, Stephen Odey
Saudi Insists All Diplomatic, Legal Channels Exhausted In Execution Of Nigerian
Germany Ready To Accept Some Migrants From Ship In Mediterranean
Women Need To Be Prayerful, Bold – Oluyemisi
I Lived My Dreams By Being A Diplomat – Amb Egbuedike

The Guardian
‘It will be difficult for Falcons to equal USA ’99 record’
Onnoghen resigns over graft charges
Bitrus Bewarang – Forgotten hero of USA ’94
Only justice can build enduring peace in Nigeria, says Danjuma
I have no regrets losing elections, says Ajimobi
UDP repositions, disowns purported sack of guber candidate in Enugu
Court dismisses suit against Nnamani’s election
Makinde congratulates Wike, Rivers people on governor’s re-election
Group petitions CBN, EFCC others over Nigerians defrauded by Paxful
Real Madrid set to offload Bale, others
‘I’ll sting Taozon to submission at GOtv Boxing Night, Scorpion boasts
Nigerian fans to witness football greatness with Puyol
NB Plc salutes NFF for honouring 1994 Super Eagles at night of stars
Nigeria’s Ambassador commends integral, promises support for Falcons in France
Onyekuru named fastest player in Turkish Super Lig
‘Despite affirmative action, gender representation in politics remains anti-feminism’
Nostalgia and the politics of the NFF Awards
‘Even one drink a day increases stroke risk’

NASA Working On Transformer-Style Plane That Can Change Shape During Takeoff, Landing And Mid-Flight To Make It More Fuel Efficient
Wale Tinubu’s Midas Touch
Galadima Opens Up On Buhari’s Relationship With His Daughter
What Ordering 30 Brand New Aircraft Means To Nigeria – Allen Onyema, Air Peace CEO
Takeaways From Britain’s Restructuring Debate
Singer, Aramide, Others Thrill At Wema Bank Supported ‘Songversation With Aramide’ Concert
NINTH NASS SPEAKERSHIP: Why I Stepped Down For Gbajabiamila – Doguwa
Stop Killing Our Nigerian Brothers, Party Leader, Malema Condemns Xenophobia In South-Africa
AITEO/NFF Awards 2018: Night Of Shining Stars
RIVERS: Sends Words To INEC, Police
Rivers Governorship: When Federal Might, War Drums Couldn’t Stop Wike
INEC Chasing Justice, Littering The Nation With Inconsistencies
Saudi Aramco Rated Most Profitable Company 2018
Mother Stuns Doctors, Refuses Kidney Transplant For Killer Condition, Opts For FRUIT-Only Diet For SurvivalCancer Survivor Who Had An Ovary Removed Defies The Odds To Give Birth To A Healthy Boy
Revealed: Ministers Who May Make Buhari’s Next Level
Army To Establish ‘Special Forces Battalion Barracks’ In Kogi – Buratai
Poverty, unemployment forcing more Nigerians to migrate
Senate : Okorocha’s bid to secure order against INEC suffers setback
S-Court, NJC feign ignorance as suspended CJN, Onnoghen resigns
Budget defence: You can’t spend N29m to renovate toilets, Reps tell Nat’l Theatre boss
AITEO/NFF Awards 2018: Night of shining stars
NPFL-LaLiga U-15 tournament set to kick off
World number 1, Osaka signs with Nike
Bucks beat 76ers to secure top seed in East
Juventus poised to win eighth straight Serie A title in record time
Singer, Aramide, others thrill at Wema Bank supported ‘Songversation with Aramide’ concert
I always knew music was my calling— RIO
Kizz Daniel’s reign has ended; it’s my turn, says Ajura
I don’t need noise to stay relevant — Aramide
Why I’ll remain king of rap music in Nigeria— M.I Abaga


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