News Headlines Apr 9, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 9, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Nigeria economy is slipping, says World Bank
Passengers flee as fire razes Imo airport
Ndume meets Osinbajo, says he’s still in Senate Presidency race
National Assembly: We aren’t in a hurry to release zoning formula –APC
Two Nigerians stabbed to death in S’Africa
Infant, seven others killed in Ebonyi communal clash
Oil rises above $71 as Libya civil war threatens supply
Ailing Chukwu doesn’t need surgery in US – Rangers
20 feared killed in fresh Kaduna attack
Court summons Ooni’s brother, ex-NUJ chair, others
Buhari’s unproductive foreign trips
Canada clip Falcons’ wings
Solskjaer hopes to emulate ’99 treble winners
Appeal Court upholds 15-year jail term for TASUED NASU executives
Stock investors lose N170bn, market cap falls below N11tn
Court rejects Offa robbery suspects’ request for wound examination
2019 budget: Again, Reps kick over trade minister’s absence
Nine years after, nursing school holds graduation
Rivers APC: Supreme Court dismisses Abe’s appeal
Infant, seven others killed in Ebonyi communal clash
20 feared killed in fresh Kaduna attack
EFCC arrests eight train ticket racketeers
18 die in Ogun, Niger as tipper lorry crashes into Dangote truck
Policeman, vice principal, four others killed in Ondo bank robbery
We’ve sacked Turk who stabbed accountant – Firm
Again, gunmen invade Rivers communities, kill 12
Police nab suspected cultist in Osun
Student arrested for allegedly forging local government certificate
Lagos gov poll: AD, Labour challenge Sanwo-Olu’s victory
Rivers: APC accuses PDP of intimidating Supreme Court justices
Buhari seeks accessible, safe cyberspace
I’m handing over a viable state, Okorocha boasts
Community urges IG to probe murder of Enugu nurse
Stock investors lose N170bn, market cap falls below N11tn
2019 budget: Again, Reps kick over trade minister’s absence
Lagos-Ibadan railway: CCECC complains of machine breakdown, says FG
Strategies for saving money each month
‘Barca couldn’t afford Pogba in 2016’
Klopp: Liverpool on fire ahead of Porto test
Deeney racially abused
Nigerians voted based on sentiment, says don
We don’t sell handouts to students — FEPOFA
FG, others seek industry, academia partnership for varsities’ growth
Enact laws that’ll make industries fund research –Prof.
Yabatech, Canon partner on innovative printing
‘Volunteering, emotional intelligence keys to successful careers’
Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scandal
Nipsey Hussle’s funeral to take place on Thursday at `The Staples Centre’
Abuse of unusual drugs
Autism is not a spiritual problem, says Psychiatrist
‘Massages help to regulate blood pressure’
Bariatric surgery vital to achieving sustained weight loss —Okaro
Kobo360 launches logistics app
Coding must be compulsory at all levels – Adesina
Phone makers face stiff competition in Nigeria –Nokia boss
Cloud adoption crucial to business innovation —Microsoft
My criminal is better than yours
For a more robust Senate
Some positive takes from the chaotic 2019 general elections

The Nation

Bandits kill 20 in Kaduna
Death penalty not in African culture, says Pete Ouko
My visit to Osinbajo not on Senate President, says Ndume
Protest in Birnin-Gwari over killings, kidnapping
Xenophobia: Two Nigerians stabbed to death in South Africa
Udo Udoma’s pledge
Zenith Bank names Onyeagwu GMD/CEO as Amangbo bows out
PDP to National Assembly: probe Nigeria’s N24.3tr debt profile
Buhari decries use of cyberspace to manipulate elections
May 29: Governors, senators gang up against Magu
Buhari decries use of cyberspace to manipulate elections
Shell unveils $15b five-year investment plan
UPDATED: 20 killed in fresh Kajuru attack
Air Force kills scores of ISWAP fighters in Borno
My visit to Osinbajo not on Senate President, says Ndume
Protest in Birnin-Gwari over killings, kidnapping
Forces against death penalty
Reps insist on Trade Minister’s appearance over N14b transfer to NEPZA
Osinbajo, Falana, charge journalists on professional ethics
Saraki: Education crucial for peace, security, rule of Law
Maritime security: Navy takes delivery of new equipment
Why I want to go to Senate by Okorocha
Offa robbery: ‘Wounds on suspects’ legs not caused by gunshots’
Imposed National Assembly leadership will fail, says Dogara
How Fayemi’s magic won Ekiti for APC at 2019 polls
Another National Assembly leadership debacle looming
‘Emenike worked for Buhari’s success in Abia more than any other person’
AD, LP petition INEC on Sanwo-Olu
I’m leaving behind a viable, secured Imo – Okorocha
PDP calls on N/Assembly to probe FG’s N24.3 trn debt profile
Age-cheat is killing junior table tennis in Africa, says Tunisia’s coach
France 2019 shape up: Canada beat Super Falcons 2-1
2019 ITTF African Junior and Cadet Championships: Nigeria hits semifinal
2019 African Tour: Olapade vows to rediscover form at FCT Classic
Cazorla breaks down in tears after late penalty miss
BREAKING: Christian Chukwu undergoes successful operation in Enugu
World Bank cuts sub-Saharan Africa’s growth forecast
Fed Govt okays N195b for EEG debt settlement
MTN unveils FibreNet in Abuja
Lagos-Ibadan highway: Pains of prolonged repairs
Truck owners threaten shutdown over planned auction
Smile, NUU Mobile sign data roaming deal
Kidnappers contact Fire Service chief’s family
Five face N31.5m theft charge
Mosque offers prayers for Akiolu
Bricklayer gets life jail for defiling niece
Cart pusher steals N10.9m items
Doctor’s death: Five more suspects arrested
Train crushes beggar to death in Lagos
Amaechi blames CCECC for slow pace of work on Lagos-Ibadan rail project
EFCC arrests railway staff, two others for fraud
Mass protest in Birnin-Gwari over killings
Man with roasted human hands arrested in Ekiti
Three die as trucks collide in Ogun
Pollution: OAU says water from dam safe
FG expresses concerns over increasing out-of-school children
3 easy ways to reprint your UTME slip
2019 UTME slips: Adhere strictly to printing order, JAMB tells candidates
National insurance key to healthcare delivery, says Osinbajo
UPDATED: 14 doctors on trial for alleged misconducts
Eight things to know about Amber Rose’s sickness
Breaking: FG declares emergency on public health
The Tuberculosis enigma
8th National Assembly worked against Buhari – chairman, centre for anti-corruption and open leadership
Dangote, Arewa and the multi-billionaire truth
Editorial: Udo Udoma’s pledge
Social cost of gridlock
Letter to Osinbajo


With Onyeagwu, Zenith Bank Set for Next Growth Phase
US Sanctions, Libyan Crisis Push Oil Price to $70
Dogara Warns against Imposition of Leadership on Ninth N’Assembly
•Says it’s difficult to impeach president •Ndume vows not to step down
US Sanctions, Libyan Crisis Push Oil Price to $70
Gunmen Kill 20 Persons in Fresh Attack in Kaduna
Boundary Clash Claims Eight Lives in Ebonyi
• Seven persons killed in Ondo bank robbery
EPL: Chelsea Leapfrogs Spurs, Arsenal to Third Spot
Xenophobia: Two Nigerians Stabbed to Death in South Africa
Buhari in Dubai, Canvasses Safe, Inclusive Digital World
Fire Engulfs Owerri Airport, Disrupts Flights
Executive Arm More Corrupt than Legislature, ICPC Alleges
EU to Launch €30m Power Finance Scheme in Nigeria
Acting CJN Tasks Heads of Courts on Fair, Speedy Justice Administration
Strike Looms as COEASU Kicks over Unpaid Allowances
Kogi Judiciary Asks Court to Nullify Assembly Resolution
Osinbajo, Others Urge Media to Hold Govt Accountable
NCC Vows to Tackle Cybercrime, e-Fraud
Absence of INEC, Chairman Stalls Kwara APC Leadership Case at S’Court
Okorocha Seeks Stakeholders’ Collaboration on Prisoners’ Welfare
EU to Launch €30m Power Finance Scheme in Nigeria
Branch International Secures $170m Financing
Lawmakers Lament Liquidity Crisis in Electricity Market
Creative Industry Can Boost Economic Growth, Says FG
Oil Producers Bank on Kachikwu for $1bn Investment Fund
N205bn Worth of Petroleum Products Lost to Vandals in 10 Years
EPL: Chelsea Leapfrogs Spurs, Arsenal to Third Spot
African Tour: Mapwanya Out as FCT Classic Tees Off
Porto Not Fired By Vengeance ahead of Liverpool Clash
Impactful Social Intervention Schemes

Daily Trust

How to prevent govt from regulating journalism — Osinbajo
Be professional, Falana counsels journalists
Financial autonomy critical for media Independence — Shettima
‘Don’t harass journalists for saying the truth’
B/Haram: 157 insurgents embrace western education, 3 about to enroll into University
How we won the 2019 elections in Yobe State – DG, APC Campaign Organisation
Air Force destroys Boko Haram hideout in northern Borno
Ganduje pays NECO fees of public schools’ students
PDP demands National Assembly probe into Nigeria’s N24.38trn debt
PDP intimidating Supreme Court Justices on purported exclusion of Rivers APC candidates – Issa-Onilu
9th Assembly: Lawmakers to resist imposition of leaders – Dogara
Why Pillars struggled to beat El-Kanemi Warriors – Musa
Ighalo named Chinese Super League Player of The Week
Liverpool confident Van Dijk, Wijnaldum will be ready for Porto test
Groups flay Zamfara budget for delay, rushed passage
Nigeria’s economic performance stagnated from 1995 to date – World Bank
NCAA implements 29 out of 37 safety recommendations
How we smashed armed robbery gang terrorising Ikotun – Police
600 families lose homes to rainstorm in Ondo
Police arrest man with human parts in Ekiti
Brexit blues in Great Britain
We bow and tremble, before bandits
Onnoghen: The final nail in judiciary’s coffin?
Buhari, Chief Ogbeh and the black ants
Why Surveyor-General ascribes successes to Buhari
Libya: Air strike at Tripoli airport as thousands flee
Ghana: Actor gives thanks to his family in Accra
United Kingdom: Brexit: Cross-party talks continue amid impasse
Three killed as cultists invade Imo community
Police arrest suspects over death of 3 in Rivers cult clash
Paedophile uncle bags life sentence for defiling 7-year-old niece
Fall of Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Kannywood’s Adam Zango battles people who insult his mum
Buhari challenges world leaders on safe, inclusive digital world
NCC urges providers to intensify education on cyber security
I regret not solving NUT crisis in Kebbi, says retired Head of Service
Tomatoes: Dangote Coy distributes 20, 000 baskets to farmers in Kano
FG engages 130,000 graduates as extension workers
‘Kebbi spends N280m monthly on school feeding’
JamRock Easter Fiesta holds in Abuja April 20
Nigeria Hype Awards: Afro-Rap queen, Mz J4zzie gets recognition for her unique sound
Who are the next MTV Shuga stars?
Are election petitions showing better electoral process?
Regulate legal profession or lose control – PALU
Era of fake news

The Sun
Policeman, 8 others die in Ondo bank robbery
3 trailer crashes kill 15, injure 40 in Niger
3 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash
Xenophobic attacks: 2 Nigerians murdered by South Africans
Rivers: Heads may roll as army panel concludes investigation
9th Senate: Kalu insists on deputy senate president for South East
Igbo insists on 2023 presidency
Mining: FG opens new exploration site in Niger
FG committed to changing impression of varsities –Buhari
9th NASS: Imposed leadership’ll fail –Dogara
Gunmen attack Kogi communities, kill policeman, 3 others
Ebonyi: 8 killed in renewed hostilities
APC’ll die in South East if zone is denied Senate president or speaker –Agoha
Borno South: I was robbed of my mandate –Santumari
2019: Nnamani’s return sealed victory for PDP in Enugu -Iyiogwe
Post 2019 elections: Electronic voting our best bet -Akhimien
Presidential poll: I’m sad PDP lost -Ugwu
Personal finance management: 4 budgeting pitfalls to avoid
FIRS to charge VAT on lottery, betting
Why we stepped up work on Lagos-Ibadan railway project–FG
FG to float aircraft leasing company
Ibadan agro-based entrepreneur secures $100,000 seed investment
Pacquiao follows Mayweather in signing with Japan’s Rizin
Sevilla coach diagnosed with leukaemia, but to continue working
Falz releases video for “Hypocrite” featuring Demmie Vee
American Model, Amber Rose hospitalised
Nipsey Hussle’s funeral to take place on Thursday at `The Staples Centre’
Ogbodo to women: If you’re not happy in your marriage, walk away! –Uche Ogbodo, actress
Wike’s victory and the plot ahead
Universal health coverage and the Ugwuanyi example
The 9th Senate
Affluence via drug trafficking: A fantasy
Igbo: Root of the matter
9th National Assembly: Would history repeat itself?
Thousands flee Libya as battle rages for capital
UK to hold bosses of social networks liable for ‘hateful’ content
Sudan’s army, protesters clash as pressure mounts on Bashir to quit
Trump’s Homeland Security chief resigns
70-year-old German babysitter guilty of killing boy
Group tutors women on marriage, relationships
Osinbajo tasks press on investigative journalism
Parents, government should practice what they preach – Olajide-Buari

Kaduna: Residents protest over persistent killings in Birnin Gwari
2019 Budget: Reps summon Minister over alleged transfer of N14bn
UPDATE: Police, six others killed as armed robbers attack bank in Ondo
FG seeks to reduce congestion on Abuja-Kaduna rail service
PDP queries FG, Buhari over N24.38tr debt profile
Landslide rocks Bayelsa community
Cultists invade Rivers community, kills 8
19 persons in search of ‘bulletproof’ charm die in auto crash
RIPAN blames customs, SON, NAFDAC over unbridled rice smuggling
Operators jostle for NCDMB’s $100bn business opportunities
Polish teachers strike over pay after talks with govt fail
US Homeland Security chief, Kirstjen Nielsen resigns
Death toll rises as battle for Libya capital worsens
Foreign powers begins evacuation as Libya crisis worsens
We have proof Atiku won the presidential election — Buba Galadima
Rivers APC primaries, INEC and Supreme Court uncertainty
What governor will dancer-Adeleke make?
9th Assembly: Imposition of presiding officers won’t work ― Dogara
FG seeks to reduce congestion on Abuja-Kaduna rail service
Senate Presidency: It’s unconstitutional to zone to an individual, group tells APC, Presidency
UPDATE: Police, six others killed as armed robbers attack bank in Ondo
Landslide rocks Bayelsa community
Man docked for allegedly collecting N785, 000 under false pretense
Inhaling sugar could help to fight lung infections, study reveals
Autism: Mothers warned against alcohol use in pregnancy

No Division In Supreme Court Over Onnoghen’s Resignation – Justices
Ebenezer Onyeagwu Emerges Zenith Bank’s GMD/CEO
Crude Oil Price Rises To 5-month High At $70.6pb
Why We Suspended Mining Activities In Zamfara – Minister
Osibanjo Calls For Review Of Reward System For Journalists
Israel Elects New Prime Minister Today
9th NASS: ‘Ndume’ll Guarantee Executive, Legislative Harmony’
Rivers Gov’ship Poll And The Morning After
You Can No longer Walk Freely, Uzodinma Mocks Okorocha
NASS Members Will Always Resist Imposition Of Leadership – Dogara
Senate Presidency: Defiant Ndume Meets Osinbajo
FIRS, NLRC To Automate VAT Collection In Lottery Sector
World Bank Cuts Growth Forecast For Sub-Saharan Africa
More Winners Set To Emerge In UBA Wise Savers Promo
Dangote Sugar To Become Global Force With Backward Integration Goal
Smile Offers Subscribers Data Roaming In 85 Countries
NBBF Crisis: Dalung Backs Kida Faction
Super Falcons Suffer 2-1 Defeat To Canada
UEFA CL: Tottenham, Man City Set For Titanic Battle
Nigerian Army Female Wrestler Sets Sight On New Heights
Choosing Nigeria Over Netherland My Best Decision — Ekong
American Model, Amber Rose Hospitalised
Two Weeks After, No Respite For Kubwa Ophanage Home
Akwa Ibom, Akpabio And The Years Ahead
EDITORIAL: Need For Proper Implementation Of 2019 Budget
Universal Health Coverage: Time For Action
NNPC, 2019 Budget and Baru’s Optimism
Rivers APC Primaries And The Cloud Of Uncertainty
After The 2019 Polls, A Plea For Peace
Unity In Diversity
Police Nab Man With Roasted Human Parts In Ekiti
Many Killed As Rival Cult Groups Clash In Rivers
Killings: PDP Chieftain Condoles With Birnin Gwari Community
Kidnapping: IGP Special Squad Storms Katsina
Offa Robbery: Court Admits Medical Report Of Suspects
Nasarawa Govt Registers Residents For Health Insurance
Stakeholders Seek Aggressive Action On Gaps In Health Sector
National Maternal, Child Mortality Rate Unacceptable – Masari
NHIS Remains Best Panacea For Effective Health Delivery – Osinbajo
Expert Advises Nigerians On Regular Hepatitis Test
48 Pupils Receive Scholarships At Annual Maths Contest
JAMB Records 4.01 % Drop In Applications Received In 2018 – NBS
Israel Elects New Prime Minister Today
Trump Orders Firing Of U.S. Secret Service Chief – CNN
Revolutionary Guard Corps: US labels Iran Force As Terrorists
Romania Indicts Ex-President Iliescu For 1989 Revolution Killings
Shocking! See The Only Man Flying Boeing 737 To Italy

The Guardian
Passengers flee as fire razes section of Imo airport
FIRS readies new automation for VAT charge on lottery, betting
Fresh concerns over judicial adventure of Rivers’ APC
FG to move two more coaches to Abuja-Kaduna railway
Why 2019 budget may suffer further delay
ICT firm partners Ekiti to curb cybercrime, others
Again, Rivers, Ebonyi community clashes claim 20 persons
EFCC arrests train ticket racketeers in Abuja, Kaduna
PDP decries Nigeria’s rising debt profile, asks National Assembly to intervene
Adesanya’s family storms Atlanta for UFC’s fight against America’s Gastelum
Oparanozie’s goal not enough as Canada beats Nigeria 2-1
NSF calls for help as World Scrabble Championship qualifiers end
Christian Chukwu in steady condition after treatment, says Owumi
Egypt, Nigeria boost qualification chances for Thailand 2019
Abuja Pakistanis maintain speed, Cricket Club Panthers fall
Intrigues that may sway election of principal officers of 9th National Assembly
INEC to release Bayelsa, Kogi guber poll schedule this week
What happened in Greece?
Editorial: What manner of ministers, Mr. President?
Kwara after o to ge : APC, Abdulrazaq and burdens of change
The 9th Senate
The stages of financial inclusion
Imo: How it began and how far
Firm asks SEC to stop MTN from listing shares on stock market
Airlines recorded slow traffic growth in February
N20 billion Osara water project to generate over 1,000 jobs
‘How Nigeria can achieve significant reduction in financial exclusion’
‘Hot peppers slow lung cancer progression’
Mothers who smoke during pregnancy could be harming their daughters’ fertility
Nigeria : The case for improved primary healthcare
Hope for patients with kidney damage as blood vessels built from their cells could help people on dialysis


Fresh Trouble Looms For Kizz Daniel As Artiste Accuse Him Of Fraud
How Govt Limits Rise In LPG Per Capita Consumption -–– Experts
NNF Calls For Increased Advocacy To Tackle Oil Theft
Chukwu Discharged, To Be Flown Abroad
Students Lament Govt’s Closure Of Institutions In Edo
How We Battled To Save Slain Doctor’s Life — LUTH Mgt
LUTH, Lions Club Provide Succor For Kidney Disease Patients
Depoliticise NHIS, Providers Task FG
Insecurity Worsens
Community Pharmacists Task Adeyeye As NAFDAC Clocks 25
World Bank Lowers Forecast For Nigeria’s Economic Growth To 2.1%
Where Do Mothers Come From?
FIRS To Charge VAT On Lottery, Betting, Automate Collection
Poor Equipment, Lack Of Funds, Others Stall Power Supply To Ilesha
Buhari Assures Foreign Investors Of Huge Turn-Over
Round Table On Floating Cities Calls For Innovation To Benefit All
Wages Commission’ll Increase Corps Members’ Allowance — NYSC Boss
How we battled to save slain doctor’s life — LUTH mgt
Despite resignation, Buhari to determine Onnoghen’s fate
Senate Presidency : Ndume meets Osinbajo, says no stepping down for Lawan
PDP queries FG, Presidency over N24.38tr debt profile
Senate Presidency: I won’t step down, says Ndume
Osinbajo to media: Hold us accountable through Investigative journalism
Igbo have failed politically … – Okorocha
Tribunal : PDP’re bad losers – Ganduje
Chukwu discharged, to be flown abroad
Nigeria 1-2 Canada Super Falcons lose after scoring first
Westerhof dropped Amuneke from ’94 Eagles, Peters reveals
Ndidi is top tackler in Europe’s top five leagues
Dembele fined for leaving rented home ‘like a dustbin’
Fresh trouble looms for Kizz Daniel as artiste accuse him of fraud
What I’ll do if my wife cheats on me – Basketmouth
Davido, Wizkid, others’ songs save Nigerians from depression, suicide -Dalyboy and Bennie
Nigeria Hype Awards: Afro-Rap queen, Mz J4zzie gets recognition for her unique sound
Fake U. S Army General bags jail term
JAMB records 4.01 % drop in applications received in 2018 – NBS
Review decision on digital rights and freedom bill, group urges Buhari
LUTH, Lions Club provide succor for kidney disease patients


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