News Headlines Apr 27, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 27, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

New Minimum Wage: Implementation may suffer setback as AGF delays process
FG bars aircraft from landing at Lagos helipad
NASS Leadership: Pressure on management to conduct open poll
New police shift work not feasible without recruitment – Ex-IG, DIGs, others
I feel like a newly born baby –56-year-old man wrongfully imprisoned for 27 years
I’ll give Iwobi AFCON-winning tips – Okocha
Sala’s father dies three months son’s death
Anything can happen when policemen are stressed – Sheu, AIG Zone 2
Doctor murders, cooks woman after sex with her car.
Jang v EFCC: ICPC lied against us, witnesses tell court
‘I prefer being addressed as Annie and not Tubaba’s wife
With zero sperm count you can still be a father
Gunmen kill escort, driver, abduct two Shell workers in Rivers
I’m a homegirl, not a party lover –Oboli
Politics: Soyinka recommends cultural dance tests for ex-military men
Buhari donates $500,000 to G’Bissau for elections
Octogenarian killed in Ondo, body parts removed
I can give Teddy A my kidney –Bam Bam
Court remands three for murder of Enugu nurse
Suspected kidnappers of Kalu’s mother, others in police net
My baby didn’t eat throughout the day her father was murdered – Wife of Ekiti man stabbed to death by Air Force official
Father of slain 11-year-old boy demands N20m compensation
Police arrest Lagos daycare operator over defilement of baby
Lagos tenant lets out landlady’s apartment, diverts rent
Facebook user defrauds policemen seeking promotion, peacekeeping programme
New minimum wage law and political hurdles before state governments
Ninth Assembly leadership tussle and North, South’s struggle over 2023
Lagos rerun: Police restrict movement at Ifelodun/Ajeromi
Buhari has embarked on unknown voyage — PDP
Ebonyi Senator appeals judgment declaring seat vacant
Gbajabiamila, 50 Reps-elect take campaign to Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia to revamp Nigeria’s refineries, build new plant – FG
War on smuggling: Customs to seize containers inside seaports
ICAN tasks accountants on technology in business
Mutilated naira notes: CBN introduces clean note policy
Fintech strategic to economic growth –Express Payments
NCC, lottery agency sign pact to end Ponzi schemes
I was misquoted, Ngige says, as Nigerians fault his statement on doctors’ brain drain
Public school teachers rarely attend seminars even when free –Ogunde, Edumark CEO
An American family once asked me if I got my tribal marks from fighting lions – Prof Iyanda
My condition taught me how to pay attention to details – Kelechi Uhegwu
Farming is a top priority in solving unemployment in Nigeria –Dashiell, IITA’s deputy DG
Neymar banned for insulting ref
Etebo nominated for Stoke Player of the Season award
Ekundayo to defend European crown in Lagos
Badminton: Unseeded Nigerian causes upset in P’Harcourt
Man throws grandson into oven because he ‘saw the devil in him’
Woman murders spouse for forgetting to buy chicken legs for dinner
Three men jailed for having sex with animals
Lady raped, murdered ‘by hospital staff’ in Pakistan
Wife kills husband for adding porn channel to their cable TV subscription
‘Public schools need holistic intervention’
Academics, sport unveil hidden talents – Educationist
Alumni renovate, stock school library
NLA insists on reading, plastic waste management for pupils
Culture critical to shaping pupils’ identities, says proprietress
‘Vocational, entrepreneurial education integral to 6-3-3-4 framework’
My parents call me every day to advise me –Victor Ad
How I fell in love with pets –Chinedu Ikedieze
Women don’t have to bleach to get roles in Nollywood –Funke Etti
Chidinma becomes Molped brand ambassador
Sickle Cell and water therapy
Handwashing habit can save Nigeria from 150,000 annual deaths – Epidemiologist
Ekiti NMA urges FG on emergency ambulance service, others
Awareness vital in combating malaria – Omotosho
‘Exercise can reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cancer’
False diagnosis of typhoid must stop in Nigeria
Getting that smart home of your choice
Intellectual property assets: Catalyst for merger and acquisition in telecom sector
Preserving your virginity for marriage is in your own interest!
Things seen in marriages (II)
The dream of a vice-president
Why doctors are leaving Nigeria
Would you be angry if someone of the opposite sex called your spouse ‘dear’?
What to do when your partner does not support your dreams

The Nation

9th Senate: PDP plots Goje-Ekweremadu ticket
Killings: Declare state of emergency in Zamfara, Katsina, others -Ohanaeze youths, Clark
Nine Nigerians arrested in US for multi-million dollar fraud 1
Three killed in fresh Kaduna attacks
Two police escorts killed as gunmen kidnap Shell workers
Lagos pardons 14 inmates after 20 years in prison
Kajuru Castle’s BLACK FRIDAY
Oyetola promises more security as police launch Operation Puff Adder
Flying Eagles to hit Germany today
Human parts thieves caught inside church’s cemetery in Ogun
9th Senate: PDP plots Goje-Ekweremadu ticket
Nine Nigerians arrested in US for multi-million dollar fraud
Nigeria, Saudi MoU on oil, gas infrastructure underway
Apapa gridlock: Senate committe gives owners two weeks to clear trucks, trailers
PDP chair Secondus attacks Buhari on insecurity
Salem varsity graduates 927, 37 with First Class
Oyedele is Ondo Golden Man of the Year
‘Cooperate with APGA chair’
Budget padding: Igbo youths commend Tinubu, caution leaders against divisive comments
AfDB approves $70m loan for road project in Ebonyi
Minimum wage: We are ready to pay —Bauchi
Ganduje returns Nigeria after lesser hajj
Ajimobi warns NURTW against violence in change of leadership
Court refuses to sack Kogi House of Rep member
Flying Eagles to hit Germany today
NFF demand Guinea’s disqualfication for age fraud
Ekundayo to defend IBF European title in Lagos June 30
Neymar wants to work with Hazard
Salah, Mane earn braces to send Liverpool top of EPL again
My target is to recover confidence-Emery
Africa has potential to become net exporter of agricultural commodities – AfDB
NBS says Akwa Ibom had highest unemployment in Q3, 2018
Crazy bills, crime against electricity consumers – Lagos Lawyers
Minimum wage ‘ll give workers sense of belonging, says TUC
Agri tech firms eye N6b from livestock sector
NUBIFIE urges N/Assemby to curb anti-labour practices in banks
Police arrest woman over 6-year- old boy found in freezer
Guard charged with stealing late brother’s N8.7m property
LASIEC set for By-election in Surulere
Suspected ritualists kill, remove breasts of 80-year-old woman
13-year-old dies in a well in Kano
Police arrest five suspected kidnappers, four cattle rustlers in Taraba
Military JTF nab two suspected killer herders in Ekiti
‘I no longer love my husband’, divorce seeking wife tells court
AfDB approves $70m loan for road project in Ebonyi
Success is not achieved through wishful thinking – Hilda Dokubo
World of sartorial celebs
Shi’ite nightmare won’t go away easily


Emefiele: MFBs Advanced N482.89bn Credit to MSMEs in 2018
PDP: Buhari Should Transmit Letter to N’Assembly on Private Visit to London
No proper hand over to vice president
Power Generation Drops as Gas Shortage Forces Closure of Four Gencos
Egbin, Omotosho, Olorunsogo, Paras lose 1,988mw
Kajuru Boils again, El-rufai Reinstates 24-Hour Curfew
Saudi King Okays Planned Multiple Oil Investment Pact with Nigeria
Nigeria to benefit from Saudi Aramco’s investments across the globe
DHQ: New Salary Scale Not Approved for Armed Forces
• Army redeploys NYSC DG, six generals, denies torture, cannibalism video
Buhari Donates N180m, Electoral Kits, Others for Guinea Bissau Elections
‘Primary, Junior Secondary to be Tuition-free Under Dapo Abiodun’
20 Condemned Convicts Escape Death as Ambode Commutes Sentences
• Frees 14 who had spent 20 years in prison No fewer than 20 condemned prisoners…
Military Confirms 6 Dead as Aiteo Puts Out Oilfield Fire
FG Set to Revamp Communications in Nation’s Airspace
APC: Life Pension for Bayelsa Lawmakers Ungodly
NDDC Faults Rivers Govt on Sealing of Office Complex
Winner-Takes-all Attitude Fuels Post-election Challenges, Says Okowa
• Development identified as most critical in post-election management
Bad Leadership Responsible for Niger Delta’s Underdevelopment, Says Activist
Bailout: Pay Directly To Workers Account to Avoid Diversion, Says Kogi PDP
Oyetola Pledges Improved Security as Police Launch Operation Puff Adder
‘Conflicting Judgement Bane of Nigeria Democracy’
Abiodun Hits the Ground Running, Amosun Still Raising Dust
Annual NACJ Integrity Lecture/Award Holds May 23
Commandant Obalim: Passing of a Committed Patriot
African Development Bank Approves US$70m Loan for Ebonyi State Road
PricePointe Debuts in Nigeria
New Third Generation Cayenne Models on Display at Porsche Centre in Lagos
Hyundai Motor Names Simon Loasby Head of Styling Group
Rolls-Royce Celebrates Success in China at 2019 Shanghai Motor Show
Boyi: NAIDP Bill Panacea for Nigeria’s Auto Industry
Divine Odurudu: Reviving Nigeria’s Hope in Sprint
Man Utd, Chelsea Battle for Top-Four Spot
Heineken UCL Tour: Puyol Hails Okocha, Drogba
Minifootball Association Seeks Support to Host Tourney for Makinde
32 Teams Set for Trophy 5-a-side Regional Finals
Obele Community Wins Howzat National Junior Cricket Tourney
Participants Hail FESTAC Fitness Walk
Aiteo Announces Senior Leadership Appointments
Kizz Daniel on Fire
Tayo Asamu: Losing My Mum Sparked the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Me
Oluwafikayo Tomori: Blossoming Outside the Bridge
Ijeoma Okwara: The Fear of Failure Sometimes Rob Me of Life Changing Opportunities
EBEN: Gospel is My Lifestyle, that’s what Sets Me Apart
Guchi Debuts with ‘No Be Jazz’

The Sun

Tinubu won’t be president of Nigeria –Bodejo, Miyetti Allah boss
Tinubu working against the north –Ibrahim Gunjungu, Arewa Youth Forum leader
Power rotation injurious to Nigeria’s unity – Ango Abdullahi
2019 polls: APGA makes N1.3bn from sale of forms
Gen. and Mrs. Momah’s inspiring story (2) How to remain faithful in marriage despite temptations
It’s too early to rule any region out of 2023 presidency – Sani, ACF scribe
No group can stop Tinubu’s presidential ambition –Ajomale
38 months workers salary: I know I’ve goofed –Gov. Bello
Lagos pardons 14 inmates after 20 years in prison
Gunmen kill police escort, driver in Rivers, abduct Shell staff, 2 others
No Nigeria president ever prepared to serve –Bishop Kukah
6 year-old boy Treasure Akinsohun found dead in woman’s freezer
I married a deaf man to avoid maltreatment, gossip –Edeh-Nnadi, female lawyer
Nigeria losing $3b annually to piracy – Commission
Farmers to access free advisory services on cassava production – IITA
We’ll sign MoU with Nigeria on oil, gas infrastructure development – S’Arabian Minister
AfDB approves $70m loan for Ebonyi road project
Profit taking: NSE market capitalisation loses N68bn
K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal
Fan favorites face death on Sunday’s “Game of Thrones”
Girl born without hands wins national handwriting competition
Travis Greene gets third child, a boy named Judah
Yemi Alade, Rick Ross collaborate on ‘Oh My Gosh’ remix
Lost love rebounds on DStv’s One Night With My Ex
Girls now more interested in money than love –Guchi, singer
Lessons my first marriage taught me -Adeniyi Johnson
How I sold out Apollo Theatre with Burna Boy – Duke
Secrets behind my luxurious lifestyle – Regina Daniels
When your name inspires pop songs
Watch out for these signs of obsessive love
There is a Generation…
PenCom: Now that Hon. Agbonayinma has resigned
Plateau PDP crisis deepens as Useni kicks
Okorocha facing the wrath of God –Catholic priest Ebere
My deal with kidnappers -Cleric
Easter tragedy
UNIMAID gets new VC


Electronic Transmission Of Election Result Illegal – Lawyers
NASS Leadership: I Won’t Be A Rubber Stamp Senate President
Unemployment Highest In South-South – NBS
Kaduna Govt. Imposes 24-Hour Curfew On Kasuwan Magani
Why NNPC Needs To Be Privatised – Agbedi
El-Rufai’s Abrogation Of Settler/Indigene Dichotomy
Police Arrest 34 Suspects For Various Criminal Offences In Kaduna
New Salary Hasn’t Been Approved For Armed Forces – DHQ
Immunization: Nigeria To Attain Polio Free Status Soon – NPHCDA
Landmines ICPC Board Chair Should Watch Out For
Executive Order 007 And Infrastructural Devt
Oil To Extend Weekly Gains In Global Market
Nigeria’s Insecurity Sponsored – Ka’oje
Kaduna Govt Imposes 24 Hours Curfew On Kajuru LGA
Northeast Stakeholders Back Mustapha For APC National Secretary
Amnesty Office Inaugurates Vocational Centre In Ondo
Between Oni’s Legal Voyage And Fayemi’s Mandate
Plateau PDP: Things Fall Apart?
I Have No Plan To Dump PDP – Ortom
Divine Oduduru: Fastest Man In The World
Neymar Given Three-match Ban Over Instagram Rant
NFF Clears Star Plus FC For FA Cup Final Sterling Honoured With Award For Fighting Racism
Competitors Don’t Deter Me – Nanchin Ariana Grande Hit With Lemon At Coachella Set
Davido Reveals Collabo With American Rapper, Russ
Why Game of Thrones Season 8 Is More Intriguing
EDITORIAL: PMB’s Second Coming Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Suit Against Hon Idrisu
FG Urges Stakeholders To Embrace Open Defecation-Free Nigeria
Lagos Commutes Death Sentence of 20 Inmates
Pneumonia In Children
Challenges Are Spring Boards For Me – Irose
Katsina New Lay-out, My Idea – Isah Katsina
FCT Towns Where Night Is Day
No Design Is New In Fashion Industry – Ethel Olomu

The Guardian

‘Why the elite hates Buhari’
Gunmen attack, kill police escort, driver in Rivers
Trump, US media in open war on annual dinner date
Knocks over NUC’s alleged poor supervision of private varsities
PDP condemns Buhari’s UK trip amid worsening insecurity, others
NUPENG urges Buhari to revitalise refineries, build new ones
El-Rufai imposes 24-hour curfew on Kajuru, Chikun councils
Police parade 34 suspected kidnappers, bandits terrorising Kaduna
GTBank Food and Drink Festival kicks off tomorrow
‘ITF World Tennis Tour events is making Nigeria tourism destination’
1 hour ago Tennis
Eagles can win AFCON in Egypt, says Okocha
Pogba will remain at Man United next season, says Solskjaer
Montenegro punished after racist abuse of England players
‘I’m no thief… Mo Farah should apologise’
BOA Lawyers League enters second round
‘Development may remain elusive unless we make politics a service, not business’
Olamide Joins Odunlade As Goldberg Brand Ambassador
World Intellectual Property Day: Okoroji Seeks A New Nigeria Driven By Innovation
Homecoming ’19: When Lagos Hosted The World ‘For The Culture’
Support one another to end domestic violence, sexual abuse, NGO urges women
We want more Nigerian companies to participate at K 2019


The Vicious Cycle Of Slave Rearing
Our Pastors And Their Private Jets
One Week Search For Criminals With Nigeria Navy, US Navy
The Press And Good Governance
Why They Call Me ‘Lion Of The Niger’
My Last Moment With Adaobi — Father Of 20-Yr Old Lady Shot By A Policeman
Is Corruption Fighting Back At Pencom ?
Speakership: What Buhari Told Us — Bago
All Igbo Associations In Planet Earth Are Under Ohanaeze Ndigbo
What President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) & The APC Must Know!
What Ambode Told Buhari About His Lagos Legacies
How My Mother Led Me Into A Trap
Has Tinubu Changed?
Lagos Assembly Receives Report On 2019 Budget, Steps Down Debate
The Vicious Cycle Of Slave Rearing
FG Seeks Public, Private Sector Participation To End Open Defecation
The Press and Good Governance
Speakership: What Buhari told us — Bago
9th NASS Leadership: Focus on the interest of the people, not on party supremacy, Nwokobia tells Oshiomhole
Bolton Wanderers players to boycott games over unpaid wages
NFF clears Star Plus FC for FA cup final
It’s unfair for Ajax to get rest while Tottenham play this weekend, Pochettino says
Former captain Ibanez to manage France after World Cup
Solskjaer confident that Pogba will stay at Man Utd
How my mother led me into a trap
Coming face-to-face with your ex after the breakup!
Stella Monye on the rebound!
BBNaija: Fans ‘impatient’ as new season delays
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
No plans to relocate NGMC to Abuja – NNPC
4 bank wire fraudsters in EFCC net

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