News Headlines Apr 25, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 25, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

NMA, MDCAN bash Ngige for saying Nigeria has more than enough doctors
Shi’ites storm National Assembly, force Reps to adjourn plenary
Oyetola asks Appeal Court to overturn Osun gov poll tribunal’s verdict
Senate blocks move to recognise Kogi as an oil-producing state
FG wants Saudi Arabia to invest in refineries
Police arrest three for stealing female pants in Lagos, Ogun
Otedola donates N18m for Chukwu’s overseas treatment
Power-drunk LASTMA officials brutalise PUNCHman
Jilted lover: Three more victims die
We’ll ensure a friendly National Assembly, says FG
PDP vows to unseat Kalu, wants his certificate withdrawn
Ogun community rejects planned interchange by FG
Ighalo still Eagles best striker –Aiyegbeni
19 wedding guests, two commuters die in Jigawa, Rivers crashes
National Assembly to pass 2019 budget on Tuesday
U-17 AFCON: Wasteful Eaglets crash out after marathon shoot-out
Oyetola asks Appeal Court to overturn Osun gov poll tribunal’s verdict
Ondo robbery: Six persons arrested, remanded in police custody
Gombe killing: CG orders psychological test for NSCDC officers
Command arrests 93 for abducting expatriates, robbing APC chief
Businessman accuses police, land grabbers of destroying property
Imo APC elders back INEC on Okorocha’s withheld certificate
APC chief advises Buhari to appoint ministers early
Group demands open ballot in National Assembly, aspirant kicks
Okowa identifies cause of post-poll violence
Rising oil price pushes petrol landing cost above N180
Electricity generation drops to 3,231MW
MTN Nigeria Limited changes to Plc
FG pledges to complete satellite assembly plant
FG to boost non-oil revenue via aggressive tax collections
Agege Stadium to host The Match
Emery hits back at fans over Mustafi criticism
Insurance, Rangers match abandoned as refs fail to show up
AFL workers donate blood to Lagos State blood bank
Lassa fever: NMA, NANNM lament members’ deaths
Unlocking $6bn annual potential of a dying textile industry
Intellectual property assets: Catalyst for merger and acquisition in telecom sector
Editorial: We must review capital budget
Zamfara, go for gold
Rethinking Nigeria the Osoba/Usman way
The emigrant economistic ethic and the value of strangers
Africa and protection of children’s rights
Challenges facing families with special children

The Nation

Buhari: we’ll improve lives with high impact facilities
How to end insurgency, by Buratai
MTN ready for listing on Stock Exchange
Oyetola, APC, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun election
Fear of Shi’ites invasion sends Reps packing
Senate shifts passage of 2019 Budget to April 30
Man accused of planning to kidnap mum
Atiku is our grandson, says Jigawa monarch
Govts, Army, Senate tackle insecurity
Alleged N7b fraud: EFCC freezes Galaxy boss’ 16 accounts
Buhari: we’ll improve lives with high impact facilities
Four NEMA staff abducted in Rivers
Wake-up call for Ijaw youths on life-changing ideas
Homeowners’ charter: Amosun attributes success to quality leadership
Command probes killing of five
Nigeria tops list of global unvaccinated children
Kwara community sues for peace among members
Oluwo debunks Igbo’s claim on Oduduwa
NDLEA arrests man with 32 sacks of Indian hemp
Soldiers rescue retired nurse, 75-year-old man
Green House wins sports competition
‘Years of holocaust, uncertainty gone in Ekiti’
Plateau PDP suspends chairman, deputy over alleged missing funds
Niger APC legislators back Gbajabiamila
‘How Lawan can become Senate President’
Reps reject motion to change name of Apo Legislators’ Quarters Abuja
Elections: Winner-takes-all syndrome builds tension, complicates situations – Okowa
EPL: Arsenal’s top-four hopes dented by defeat at Wolves
Manchester City take big step towards title with derby win at United
Manchester United’s 10 most embarrassing defeat
Cameroon zoom into finals as Nigeria face Angola in 3rd place
Breaking: Man Utd vs Man City XI
Updated: U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets fall to Guinea
Fed Govt to raise non-oil revenue through aggressive tax collection
Telcos tackle NCC over 95.7m ‘invalid’ SIMs
Fashola outlines housing devt impact on job creation
Fed Govt, states yet to comply with 18% pension increase
WorldRemit, Paga to launch mobile money transfer
Content Board to OGTAN: implement standardised approach to capacity development
Carpenter sets neighbour’s car ablaze over denial of sex
Jobless man pleads guilty to stealing cable, others
Businessman faces visa fraud charge
Caterer gets N20,000 bail for alleged OPC shirt theft
Man arraigned for ‘rent fraud’
Ambode hailed for transforming Oshodi
Man gets six months imprisonment for vandalising equipment
‘We give more than the curriculum’
Essay contest in Delta produces winners
UNILAG condemns child molestation
Sundry Misusages VI: Coma/Comatose
Green House wins sports competition
Start businesses, UNIZIK students urged
Petty thieves on the prowl at UDUS
Varsity set for pioneer matriculation
UDUS graduands seek yearly convocation
MOCPED to celebrate Silver Jubilee, says provost
AAPOLY union elects executives
Varsity to reward whistle blowers with N100,000
Stigmata, Easter season bleeders and matters arising
Firm launches Molped sanitary pads in Lagos
15 states currently affected by Meningitis -NCDC
Five amazing features of Ayinke House
‘5000 require heart surgeries in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara
Editorial: Out of the woods


AMCON, Bi-Courtney Bicker over Supreme Court Judgment
Buhari Commends Ambode, Inaugurates Legacy Projects
Agbakoba: N4tn Revenue Derivable from Cabotage Law Implementation
Unsure of APC Ticket, Bello Plans Move to Accord Party
Appeal Tribunal Reserves Judgment on Osun Gov Poll
W’Bank Expresses Concern over Rising Poverty in Nigeria, Calls for Action
Senate to Pass 2019 Budget Tuesday
House to Probe $27bn Oil Revenue Loss
Doctors are Free to Leave Nigeria, Says Ngige
Only 40,000 doctors care for 200m people, NMA, NARD insist
US Spends $495m to Combat Malaria in Nigeria
UNODC Builds Capacity of Trainers on Gender in Terrorism
Crisis Rocks Plateau PDP as Executive Suspends Chairman, Deputy
Buhari: FG to Develop Framework for Mobilising Revenue from Non-oil Sector
Ondo Varsity Shut down over Students’ Protest
Oxford University Press to Host Events in Lagos
‘Condition of Living in Kogi is Miserable’
‘The Greatest Politicians are Those who Listen’
PEBEC Strengthens Stakeholders’ Engagement on Ease of Doing Business
Seplat Eyes $700m for Gas Development
Report: Feeding Nigeria’s Population a Critical Challenge
NCC Moves to Protect 114m Internet Users in Nigeria
GSMA Urges Operators to Leverage Innovative Solutions for Rural Rollout
EFInA Partners British High Commission on Financial Inclusion
Otedola Redeems $50,000 Pledge for Chukwu’s Medical Overseas
NPFL: Drama in Benin as Referees Abandon Bendel Insurance, Rangers Match
Organisers Move The Match for Ambode to Agege Stadium
UNDER-17 AFCON: Guinea Edges Eaglets 10-9 on Penalties to Reach Final
Oshoala Nets Brace in Barcelona Ladies 6-2 Demolition of Sevilla
EPL: City Wins Manchester Derby to Return to the Top
30 Days To Go: Okpekpe Organisers Promise Better Race
English FA Ditches Champagne for Cup Winners
Adeyi: Govt Should Ensure Efficient Use of BHCPF, Improve Health Financing
Succour for Stroke Patients in Niger Delta
Researchers Cure Deadly Newborn Disease Using Incurable HIV
Weight Loss Improves Overall Health, Aids Pregnancy, Experts Posit
Society Takes Health Outreach to Nasarawa Community, Donates Sanitary Kits
Greenlife Commemorates World Malaria Day
Queen Zaynab, Ooni’s Former Wife Sheds Light on His Claim about Igbos Originating from Yorubaland

Daily Trust

NMA fumes as Ngige says Nigeria has surplus doctors
Saudi Arabia to build refinery in Nigeria
Senate confirms Abiola’s daughter as NDIC director
WHO tasks Nigeria, others to scale up efforts against malaria
Nigeria seeks Russia’s help to eliminate Boko Haram
MTN converts to public company, finalises plans to list on NSE
Kidnappers on the prowl in Jalingo metropolis
Manchester City beat Red Devils, return to table top
Gunmen shoot NEMA staff, abduct 4 in Rivers
Ogun Assembly passes bill renaming 3 institutions
Plateau PDP suspends chair, deputy over alleged diversion of funds
Kwara assembly passes law to prevent dissolution of elected councils
Daily Trust President Buhari Golf Cup Tournament final gets June date
Hard lessons every pro golfer must learn
Day vows to bring different mindset to Presidents Cup
95m subscribers’ SIM registration data undergoing scrubbing, verification – NCC
‘AMCON not ordered by Supreme Court to pay Bi-Courtney N132bn’
500 applications pending as FCTA reviews operational guidelines for private schools – Secretary
Union meets FCT health secretary, laments poor welfare
Court dissolves 9-year-old marriage over deceit
Fallouts from Onnoghen’s trial and conviction
The Taiwan formula
The return of Tiger Woods
As PMB visits Borno: Lessons for northern governors
How Nigeria can develop the dairy value chain
Yobe: In praise of Gaidam’s leadership style
SRI LANKA: Bomber ‘studied in UK and Australia’
TANZANIA Cyclone: Authorities warns of destructive storm
EGYPT: Voters back constitutional change, Sisi could rule until 2030
Driver hangs self over differences with girlfriend
Teenager docked for allegedly stealing girl’s pants
Police parade 93 suspects over expatriates’ kidnap, robbery
Electricity: Abuja residents, others flout safety laws, live under high tension
Heatwave hits Borno, Kano, Adamawa, Katsina, others
Editorial: Police Reform Bill
Strange tomato disease hits Jigawa
Different schemes, service conditions affect polys – Registrars
Edo set to tackle anti-social behaviour in secondary schools
Open University revamps OBJ centre to research, showcase Africa
Muslim World League invites Senator Wamakko to Makkah meeting
NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny weather for Thursday
Nigeria has uphill task in pollution control — Nnimmo Bassey
Eko Hotels drives eco-friendly campaign with tree planting
Man arraigned in court for allegedly stealing N23,000
Tell my husband to stop divorce proceedings, Woman begs court
Court dissolves 2 year-old marriage over childlessness, adulterous lifestyle

The Sun

Measles outbreak hits Borno, Katsina, Yobe
NMA, NARD tackle minister on ‘excess doctors’
96m GSM subscribers in trouble over registration
Gombe State Gov’t Condole Sunday night accident victims, vowed to ensure justice
Reps adjourn as Shi’ites storm NASS
Senate to pass budget next Tuesday
I’ll end Saraki, Tinubu’s rift, says Kalu
Measles outbreak hits Borno, Katsina, Yobe
NMA, NARD tackle minister on ‘excess doctors’
Rape: Ayade’s aide, 2 others to face prosecution in Cross River
Inmate who gave birth to twins dies
Edo: Adult education centres’ll curb human trafficking –Obaseki’s aide
Ngige, Eze, others honoured as Alor women hold maiden summit
New minimum wage: I stand on my promise –Obiano
9th Assembly: Why I want to be Speaker – Okafor
Tussle for APC’s national secretary hots up as CPC bloc makes strong bid
Fresh crisis looms in APGA
Imo: Ihedioha didn’t win guber poll, APC elders insist
Ikpeazu lacks love for leadership –Otti
Market cap soars by N6.3bn as SAHCOL gets admitted on NSE
Irresponsible reporting affecting power sector investment –NBET MD
FG to boost economy through taxation –Buhari
SON confiscates N300bn worth of substandard products –DG
Challenges, gains of entrepreneurship, SMEs –Odim, African Sustainable Energies boss
Oyetola, APC, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun election
Africa Youth Cup: Bayelsa sports commissioner commends Restoration Starlets
Okpekpe: 30 days to go as organisers promise bigger, better race
Canada replaces Nigeria in 3×3 World Cup qualifier
Int’l Friendlies: Eagles may face Zimbabwe in Asaba
Shanghai Shenhua’s love is my secret –Ighalo
SWAN hails NFF on members’ appointments
Budapest 2019: Quadri falls to Chinese super star
Ikpea receives international sports award
Otedola presents $50,000 cheque to Chukwu
…NFF, Gov. Ugwuanyi gives him new appointment
U-17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets battle Angola for bronze
Organisers move ‘The Match for Ambode’ to Agege Stadium
Water as the soldier
Amazing benefits of hog-plum
Health benefits of walnuts
Honouring and motivating communication professionals
The crown without the cross
Professor Chinua Achebe and the closing of the Nigerian mind
Residents cry out, as Ibadan water channel turns death trap
NATOP condoles with families of slain tourists in Kajuru
Excitement in Ikorodu
Unemployment: Nigerian youths take over betting


Fierce Battle For New Cabinet Jobs Rages In States
S’Court Never Ordered Us To Pay Bi-Courtney N132bn – AMCON
FG Needs N900bn To Fix Refineries – Kachikwu
NAFDAC Shuts-Down Unregistered Yoghurt Factory In Yobe
Non-Payment Of Salaries Of Judiciary Staff In Kogi State: The True State Of Affairs
Otedola Foundation Donates N18 Million For Overseas Medical Treatment
Buhari Commends Gov. Ambode’s ‘Satisfactory’ Performance
Wives Of Taraba Perm. Sec.: Abductors Make Demand, Says Victims Are Healthy Fatal Shooting at LADOL Free Zone Threatens Nigerian Economy
Beach Volleyball Nations Cup: Nigeria Trounces Bostwana To Reach Quarterfinals
PDP Vows To Upturn Orji Kalu’s Victory
Golden Eaglets Crash Out Of AFCON U-17
Chukwu To Fly Abroad For Further Treatment
Rivers Assembly Backs Wike Over Suspension Of Council Chairmen
Amnesty: Dokubo Tasks Youths On Devt Driven Initiatives
NDDC Denies Owing Rivers Govt N50bn Tax Revenue
Calabar Inmate Who Delivered Twins Dies
As Clamour For Enactment Of Metallurgical Industry Bill Intensifies
NSE’s All Share Index Dips Further By 0.59%
Oil Prices Slip Even With US Tighter Sanctions On Iran
NCC Advises Telcos To Change Business Model
NNPC’s Subsidiary Set For 90% Seismic Projects Market Share Dominance
Ihedioha’s Victory Monumental Fraud – Uzodinma
‘Youths Can’t Win Elections Because They Don’t Have Money’
APC Reps Members Should Abide By Party’s Position On Speakership – Tunji-Ojo
EDITORAL : APC And NASS Leadership
Re-evaluating NIBSS’ Capacity Amidst Increasing PoS Transaction Failures
Reflection On Nigeria’s Data Protection Regulation 2019
Obaseki: Thriving With Politics Of Good Nature
Oduduwa Was Never Last Born To Igbo Prince, Oluwo Insists
Abductors Of Taraba Perm Sec’s 2 Wives Contact Family
Experts Optimistic PayRent Will Solve Nigeria’s Housing Challenge
FG Launches Space Institute, 5 Other Projects
NUC, TETFund Partner To Enhance Research Innovation

The Guardian

Lagos records rare traffic control as Buhari commissions projects
MTN become public company ahead of share listing
FUPRE as bridge between education and innovation
‘Why Nigeria’s electoral politics is gender-exclusive
Oyetola, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun guber poll result
Telecoms operators berate NCAA over plan to demolish 7,000 masts
Federal Government raked in N34.67 billion from VAIDS in one year, says Buhari
Doctors can leave, Nigeria has enough, says Ngige
SON seizes N300b substandard products
It’s Nadal’s day at Barcelona Open
Drama as referees boycott Insurance versus Rangers NPFL game in Benin
Chukwu may be flown to England next week to continue his treatment
The Match for Ambode now to hold at Agege Stadium
How brave fighter Adeyemi won N1m best boxer prize
Our trip to Abidjan was big sacrifice for Nigerian athletics, says Porbeni
Varsity teachers fail INEC integrity test
We are not failures, academics fire back
‘South East must produce Reps Speaker’
The rampaging threat of evil
Reopening the unfortunate case of the Nigerian Police
Editorial: Sudan: The coupists and people’s will
U.S. salutes health champions in Nigeria leading efforts to end malaria
The restless children of Oranmiyan
Buhari and a university of his own
Ambode and Lagos’ infrastructure renewal
SAHCO targets five-year 15% growth through cost management
Shareholders endorse UBA’s N29.9 billion dividend
AfDB invests in partnerships for Africa’s transformation
CIIN, NIIA tasks operators on insurance awareness
NCC weighs regulation options on OTT, as stakeholders demand action
Furore over rise in fake drugs-induced deaths, treatment failures worldwide
Anti-tumour activity of curcumin on stomach cancer
‘Strengthening medical laboratory practice critical to improving care’
Corn husk validated to treat malaria


Untold Story Of Botched NSITF Board’s Inauguration
I’m Satisfied With Ambode’s Performance – Buhari
Reps Move To Probe $27bn Oil Revenue Loss To IOCs
Senate Throws Out Motion To Recognize Kogi As Oil Producing State
Imo And The Politics Of Transition
Nigerian Lawyers As An Endangered Species
Atiku Vs Buhari: Legal Fireworks As Tribunal Set To Begin
How Nigeria Lost $7.8m UNICEF/GPE Education Funding
Yoruba-Igbo Ties: Oduduwa Was Never Last Born To Igbo Prince – Oluwo
Free Web Operators Threaten National Security — EXPERTS
States Yet To Adopt CRA, Are Fuelling Human Trafficking — NAPTIP
NINTH NASS LEADERSHIP: APC’s Position Is Final – Ali, BoT Member
Kwara Speakership: APC Group Harps On Experience
NYSC Debunks Rumour Of N31,800 Stipend For Corps Members
4 NEMA Staff Abducted, One Shot In Rivers
Ibom Air To Begin Operation Ahead May 29- Udoh
Electricity Tariff In Nigeria Too Low To Sustain Steady Power Supply – Society Of Engineers
Reps okay bill to help plug revenue leakages in oil sector
Calabar prison inmate who delivered twins dies
WHO lists Nigeria among African countries with fresh measles outbreak
NYSC debunks rumour of N31,800 stipend for corps members
Doctors who want to travel out are free, we have enough here ― Ngige
Woman injured in accident in 1991, wakes from coma 27 years after
Revealed! See 7 ISIS members responsible for Sri Lanka bombing
Help us combat Boko Haram, Nigeria begs Russia
Breaking: Christian Chukwu receives $50,000 cheque from Otedola
Herdsmen attack: Buhari behaved exactly like Jonathan – Soyinka
NINTH NASS LEADERSHIP: APC’s position is final – Ali, BoT member
Elections: Winner-takes-all syndrome builds tension, complicates situations – Okowa
Osun Gov : A-Court reserves judgement on Oyetola, APC’s appeal
Breaking: Senate postpones passage of 2019 Appropriation Bill
Van Dijk pips Sterling to PFA Player of the Year
Bye Bye London! Turin new host of ATP Finals
Fan loses finger celebrating team’s promotion
FIFA bans eight for life over match-fixing
La Liga to be Real Madrid’s number one priority next season – Zidane
I didn’t sleep with Mr P, trainer, Daimond Plantnumz’s ex-wife, Zaria, says
France to host first International Dance Day celebration in Nigeria
BBNaija’s BamBam celebrates 30 yrs; gets car gift from fans

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