News Headlines Apr 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 28, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

UK visit: PDP, SANs fault Buhari’s refusal to write National Assembly, transmit power
After indictment, FG pays suspended NHIS boss N13.8m
APC aspirants, Dogara meet over Reps’ leadership
Why I’m still close to Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband –Rosaline Meurer
Nigerian shoots colleague dead in S’Africa
I’m too young to have a boyfriend – Iyabo Ojo’s daughter, Priscilla
Immigration gave me special treatment after my hair-colour protest –OAP
I don’t need to leave Mavin to be a boss – Korede Bello
Sobowale, foreign actors join cast of Shadow Parties
Mixed metaphors: Back to the beginning
FG offers automatic employment to 168 ex-NYSC members
Nigeria loses $3bn to piracy yearly, says NCC
We must shun overdependence on foreign tech — Osinbajo
Army vehicle assembly plant to get N1bn lifeline
302,735 sacked workers withdraw N103.42bn from pension fund
Giving stronger teeth to anti-corruption fight
Adewale is not a PDP member – Dominic
Ninth Assembly leadership tussle and North, South’s struggle over 2023
NNPC wooing European refineries to bridge supply gap — Baru
It’s dangerous to ignore cyber risks – Fidelity Bank MD
Nigeria’s software industry in need of government boost
Power firms weak, technically bankrupt, says TCN boss
Low tariff hindering steady power supply – Engineers
How well is Africa playing the innovation game?
Oshodi Interchange will become Lagos most visited tourist site – Otunola
Governors’ attitude shows Nigeria isn’t ripe for state police – Ex-CP Tsav
Revert to six regional govt, economic deregulation is automatic – Momoh
I’m Lagos chairman, Dominic imposed by Bode George – Adewale
Dad sent me to school at 10 because there’s no land to inherit – Prof. Asiwaju
Police have no business calling on military to quell local unrest – Ex-IG Arase
I didn’t know worth of winning AFCON until I retired — Okocha
F’Eagles to prepare in Germany for W’Cup
U-17 AFCON: Eaglets lose third-place match to Angola
Dennerby invites 26 FALCONS players for WAFU Cup
Rivers gov bags African sports award
BREAKING: Mbappe sent off as PSG lose French Cup final on penalties to Rennes
My political experience has helped me to avoid scandals – Oba Saheed Elegushi
My faith discourages me from taking certain roles — Bella Okojie
Some of those who have asthma early in life outgrow it – Expert
Flagyl, alcohol and its abuse
I want IG to punish cops who humiliated me in my house –A’Ibom divorcee brutalised by policemen
Pains, triumphs of children with cancer delivered from jaws of death
Editorial: People power: Algeria, Sudan’s change of guards
Mixed metaphors: Back to the beginning
Does democracy need religion?
Nigerian polity and principles of public life
Buhari should secure Leah’s release before May 29
Should married couples operate timetable for sex?
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

Zamfara crisis: Presidency begins screening of mining operators
Police rearrest suspected killer of Super Eagles star’s father
Nigerian shoots dead compatriot in South Africa
JULIUS IDOWU AKINDELE: There’s grand plot against Awori in Lagos
Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau and $500,000 gift
The Rise of the Judiciarate
Bishop backs creation of state police
Firearms and the police
How Fela’s father’s cane shaped my life, by Soyinka
Six games that won Barcelona 26th La Liga title
Senate Presidency: Lawan’s kinsmen beg Ndume, Goje to step down
We need N1bn to produce war vehicles, says Buratai
Why we’re number one in Service Charter – Isolo General Hospital
Lagos Assembly fails to pass 2019 budget
Southeast APC wants review of NASS positions zoning
APGA crisis: I’m not guilty – Oye insists
Fresh cracks in PDP over Lawan, Goje, Ndume
Security challenges: Our military doing good job, says Osinbajo
Governors’ Forum organises induction for incoming governors
Sanwo-Olu: Coalition expresses confidence in judiciary
Appoint Muhammad as substantive CJN – Bauchi lawyers urge Buhari, NJC, FJSC,
Fear grips Ondo community over ritual killings
Benue Killings: How CCT judge escaped abduction
Inside Bayelsa State’s crowded guber race
Ambode’s legacy and changing face of Lagos
Between defection and lawmakers’ mandate
NGF organizes induction for incoming governors
Oyo council chair suspended
Phillips: Nigeria Pitch awards have come to stay
EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR: Why I demanded for Kanu’s jerseys after signing for Arsenal
Ronaldo scores 600th career club goal
Norwich seal promotion to EPL
China sweeps medals in doubles, women’s singles
Who will rescue Bank of Agriculture?
Hayat Kimya unveils Chidinma as ambassador
Staring castor oil processing
‘Entrepreneurs require personal conviction to succeed’
First private pension tertiary institution berths in Abuja
Experts urge entrepreneurs on skills acquisition
‘Awka residents to enjoy 15-hr daily power supply’
Ganduje acquires 100 buses to roll out BRT system In Kano
Fierce Nation signs new artistes Runnjozzy and Laycon
God uses foolish things to confirm the wise –Adeniyi Johnson
Behind every smile is a story, says Doyin Kukoyi of ‘Gbajumo Osere’ fame
Duke of New York: Why it took us two years to get Apollo Theatre for Burna Boy
Editorial: Social degeneration
So, we have enough doctors, eh?


Gombe Imposes Curfew on State Capital
MTN’s Bold Step Towards Shares Listing
Now That the Gloves Are Off
Dozens of Soldiers Feared Killed in Boko Haram Attack in Borno
• Military denies terrorists assault on Biu, Konduga • Bandits kill two in Kaduna communities,…
Governors-elect Converge on Abuja to Chart a Way Forward
• Some US counterparts also attending • Spouses’ summit to follow
Why Tinubu May Have Stayed Away from Buhari’s Lagos Visit
• Rahman: His absence not delibrate • Ambode penciled in for South-west ministerial slot
Has CBN Finally Tamed Inflation?
S’East APC Leaders Want Zoning of N’Assembly Offices Reviewed
How to Sell Brand Nigeria to the World
Healthcare Delivery And ‘Surplus Doctors’
Dangote Laments Poor Funding of Public Universities
•Says govts can’t fund tertiary education alone
ExxonMobil Invests N170m in Peace Initiative
NUC Unveils New Blueprint for Nigerian Universities
African Voices Impactful, Says Glo
10,000 Benefit from Dogara’s Free Medical Treatment
Edo 2020: Obaseki Under Pressure to Drop Deputy as Running Mate
…And the Killings Continue!
Yaya Bello Fighting a Losing Battle?
Idris: Life in Kogi is Miserable No
Atiku Vs INEC: An Interesting Turn of Events
Our Democracy Threatened by Army of Lazy Nigerians
Usman, a Human amongst Man!
Ambode, the New Mr Infrastructure Takes Lagos Infrastructure to Next Level
Rafsanjani: Strong Economy Will Bail Nigeria out of Poverty
How Artificial Intelligence will Disrupt Financial Services Industry
As More Companies List on NSE
Messi Scores, Wins 10th La Liga with Barcelona
‘Stressed’ Tottenham Lose at Home to West Ham
Truth to Power: Omotola on My Mind
Finding A Home Ground for The Eagles
EDITORIAL: Healthcare Delivery And ‘Surplus Doctors’

Daily Trust

In Muri emirate, white is the royal colour
Common entrance exams: NECO restricts parents’ access to halls
JAMB to release 2019 UTME results Monday
Kogi traditional ruler, Obobanyi dies at 116
Troops rescue kidnap victims from Gana’s compound
Police arrest suspected killer of ex- footballer’s father
Why Governor Bello lost the support of Ebira people – Ohinoyi of Ebiraland
Katsina wind farm: N4.4bn down the drain, yet zero electricity
Why Ebonyi-Cross River border crisis persists
Edo 2020: Issues as fight over ticket gets messier
Oyo: Last minute contracts set PDP, APC on war path
Senate President: Step down for Lawan, Yobe emirate begs Ndume, Goje
I stepped on toes in IBB Golf Club to halt avoidable wastages – Ahmed
Ramadan fasting freezes Nigerian Polo Tours
West Ham inflict first defeat on Spurs at new home
Price of garri increases
‘Ndigbo yet to understand Nigerian politics’
Mouka launches insect repellent products
World Malaria Day: Total offers free medicare, mosquito nets
Police arrest suspected robbers, recover gun
Police nab 3 women one chance operatives
Mixed Metaphors: Back to the beginning
PMB and formation of robust cabinet
Chris Ngige and number of doctors in Nigeria
NSEZCO: Spearheading Nigeria’s export growth
The Sri Lanka attacks: New front, old wounds
We will deliver high-quality projects, China assures at ‘Belt and Road’ forum
Another Nigerian shot dead in South Africa
Anambra Police arrest ‘most wanted’ kidnapper
Editorial: New Minimum Wage Act
Maximising Benue’s mango value
Heat takes toll on Sokoto fruits markets
Don’t plant now, Bauchi govt tells farmers
entrance exam
JAMB to release 2019 UTME results from Monday

The Sun

9Th Assembly: Lawmakers should be allowed to choose their leaders – Senator Cornelius Adebayo
NASS leadership: Southeast APC urges party to revisit zoning
Boko Haram attacks military base in Borno
I’m not perturbed losing senatorial poll – Ajimobi
Ministerial, other appointments: Lobbyists intensify efforts
Gold of trouble: Zamfara miners attacks trigger fears in Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi, Kogi, Osun
My most painful heartbreak experience –Success Asibor, actress
75,635 pupils write 2019 NCEE into 104 Unity Schools
NSIA: Anti-graft group urges Buhari to probe alleged employment scam
Terrorism: Nigerian Army needs N1bn to strengthen own vehicle manufacturing company – Buratai
ESUT sets up deaf resource centre, matriculates 4,595 students
Police name suspected killer of ex-Super Eagles player’s father
Except we restructure, true development will not come – Prof Remi Sonaiya
Ministerial appointment: Ignore hangers-on; go for technocrats, Senator Fatimah Raji Rasaki tells Buhari
Obasanjo destroyed Nigeria’s democracy – Senator Owie
Obaseki charges Edo lawmakers, NASS members on good governance
Ogun guber: Amosun walking the old path
NSE: Investors’ wealth slides down by N125bn
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
CAF Champions League semi-final: Eagles star, Babatunde, shines in Wydad win over Sundowns
Akwa Ibom clubs to boycott Aiteo Cup
Flying Eagles off to Germany
FIBA throws out Cameroon’s protest against Nigeria
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019: Nigeria has what it takes to win title – Okosun
Nigeria to battle for U16 AfroBasket 2019 in Cote d’ Ivoire
FIBA Africa General Assembly to hold in Bamako
FIBA Secretary General meets with leaders of China 2019 LOC
CAF U17 AFCON: Eaglets surrender third place to Angola
LaLiga about passion – Lowe
Nigeria gets four slots in CAF Club competition
Oluehi, Okoronkwo top Dennerby’s invitees for WAFU Cup
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
K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal
Nigerian state and its many orphans: Reflecting on Helen Paul
Ambode: When you need a hero
Did you rise with Christ?
What is fitness?
No need to get mad, it’s better to get even!
Toks Olorunnimbe was a good man
I want to create mass of young micro-entreprenuers – Bassey James, Founder of South Atlantic Polytechnic
Ify Ighodalo, CEO, Do.II: Love for aesthetics drove me into furniture business
I always looked forward to my mum’s soup –Grace Egbagbe 28th April 2019
Octogenarian breaks down, weeps
75,635 pupils write 2019 NCEE into 104 Unity Schools


The trouble Emir of Kano, myself and others caused at ABU —Bello
NGF holds induction for newly elected govs
Denuclearization: Why North Korea is under UN Security Council…
Nigerian Army sources for N1bn to support vehicle manufacturing…
JUST IN: JAMB to release 2019 UTME results from Monday
Bandits chase mourners from graveyard in Birnin Gwari, kill two others
Five dead as flooding begins in Mozambique after cyclone
Terrorism: Army to source N1bn to manufacture combat vehicles ― Buratai
IBEDC to restore electricity to consumers in Ilesa next week
Police nab man, who murdered ex-super eagle’s 85-year-old father in Anambra
Court dissolves 7-year-old marriage over religious deception
Sterling Bank’s share price appreciation excites shareholders
Q1’2019: Nigerian Breweries posts N83.3bn revenue
Access Bank shareholders approve, commend N14bn dividends payout
Chevron blames Ojumole Well fire on third party interference
Police clash with yellow vests protesters in France
Ivory Coast to send 650 more troops to UN’s Mali mission
US gives boost to Korea’s $1 billion electricity project in…
Ministerial slots: The battle of godfathers, godsons
NASS leadership: Oshiomhole isn’t working for Buhari —Birma
Only lazy Nigerians are hungry under Buhari govt —Salvador
PDP members working with APC to enthrone NWC’s, Buhari’s choice
Day Ambode got a pat on the back
‘Aquaculture business is good in Nigeria, but…’
Life will be miserable without my son, says father of slain banker
Driver kills ex-boss’ wife for sacking him


Indigenous Pilots Groan Over Depleting Airlines, Fleet Size
Army Seeks N1bn Injection Into Vehicle Manufacturing Project
World’s Oldest Monarch Dies In Kogi At 116
Senate Presidency: Goje’s North West Support Group Emerges
Skyline University Matriculates 82 Students in 1st Matriculation Veterinarians, Animal scientists To Improve On Animal Care And Research – Minister
APC Media Stakeholders Endorse Bulama for National Secretary
Kashim: A War Time Master Builder
FCT NUT Chair Urged To Be Transparent, Accountable
Aiteo Announces Senior Leadership Appointments
Eugenia Abu Media Center To Hold Creative Entrepreneurship Programme
Coalition Urges Gov Bello To Establish Kogi Youth Commission
SON Seeks Help To Tackle Sub-standard Goods
House Speakership: Rethink Zoning Formula, Middle Belt Youths Charge APC
Police Arrest Suspected Killer Of Ex-Super Eagle’s Father NGF Secretariat Organises Induction Programme For New/Returning Govs
EDITORIAL: A Case For Religious Tolerance
Marketing Edge Inaugurates Award Jury Panel
Mouka Introduces Insect Repellent
Fuel Subsidy: MAN Urges FG To Dialogue With Stakeholders
World Bank Pegs Oil Prices At $65 A Barrel By 2020
2019 Polls Not Fair To Women – Stakeholders
Adamawa: Fintiri’s Cabinet Offer Sparks Concern In APC
Unending Feud Between Saraki And Tinubu
House Speakership: Rethink Zoning Formula, Middle Belt Youths Charge APC
Athletes Foot A Professional Disease The Willingness To Serve And Excel Deputy Senate Presidency And Omo-Agege’s Quest
Proper Understanding Of Fasting In The New Dispensation
Kashim: A War Time Master Builder
SON Seeks Help To Tackle Sub-standard Goods
NGF Secretariat Organises Induction Programme For New/Returning Govs
Fear Grips Ondo Residents Over Ritual Killings
Soldiers Parade Vice-chairman, Others Arrested For Aiding Bandits
Meristem Promotes Healthy Living With New Festival
Troops Rescue Kidnapped Victims, Destroy Hideout In Benue

The Guardian

Oil & gas cautious optimism as Nigeria turns to Saudi Arabia
Olurode: 2019 showed us era of impunity and imposition is over
Mbappe sent off as PSG lose French Cup final to Rennes
At festival, Lady Ibru urges parents to introduce children to early reading
2023 presidency: Sentiments will not decide for us – Osoba
Army needs N1b to boost combat vehicle manufacturing coy – Buratai
NDDC, NGO train physically challenged persons in Bayelsa
Ahmed refutes rumour of diverting KWASU subventions
You can’t negotiate with labour, Makinde tells Oyo government
Angola take bronze, beat Nigeria 2-1 At U-17 AFCON
Thiem dethrones Nadal, to face Medvedev in finals
Opeyori, Georges, others shine as championships end today
Messi fires Barca to eighth La Liga title in 11 years
Zidane wants attacking strength amid Hazard and Neymar rumours
Antonio inflicts Spurs first defeat at new stadium
Kogi guber poll: Rumble in APC as PDP faces biggest test
Akeredolu battles to explain APC’s failure in 2019
Group drums support for Lokpobiri as next governor
Neither Tinubu nor Aregbesola directed us to AD, says Ilori
Donald Trump Calls Jussie Smolett A Disgrace
See Photos From Uganda’s “Miss Curvy”
Ile-Ife, the city of culture
Editorial: The eighth assembly and inconclusive bills
Rivers of blood, mind-numbing violence
Vested interests behind insecurity in Rivers State – Chukwuma
Peterside: Blame politics, control over crime territories for Rivers’ bloodbath
Lack of cooperation from traditional rulers hindering fight against cultism -Police


Lagos Supplementary Poll: Aggrieved Voters Attack, Bar Journalists
A Call For The Development Of Ogun West
Why I Paid Hospital Bills Of Nursing Mothers In Ebonyi – Reps Member
Benue Natives Vow: Return Of Grazing Route Means More Deaths, Plan Will Not Stand
Kuffour, The Toughest Defender I Ever Faced, Says Okocha
Girls Who Lived In ‘Houses Of Horror’: Our Fathers Practically Turned Us Into Their Sex Slaves!
How The Tide In Edo State Changed After Presidential Poll
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Plan To Storm Egypt Early
I Fear That Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Other Languages May Go Into Self-Induced Extinction — Oba Ajayi Michael
Is The Bad Economy Enough Reason To ‘Go On The Game’?
How N50b Is Tearing Rivers, NDDC Apart
Abuja/Kaduna Commuters: Rail Raises Safety Niche On Road Transport
FIFA U-20 WC: Flying Eagles Coach, Aigbogun Submits Provisional List
Between Soldiers And Footballers
Group Faults Education Minister, NBS Report On A’Ibom
Sojiii Tops ITunes Music Chart With Debut Single, Tombo
Devil in the details
Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna attacks: We won’t spare anyone found wanting irrespective of status — Buhari
Controversial 2019 Presidential Poll: The story of INEC’s IT server
Righteousness is for the good of all
Sex, marriage and relationship – A Practical Guide
No delaying minimum wage, go ahead and pay, FG tells MDAs, states, others
‘Why there is drop in number of NECO candidate in 2019’
2023, Tinubu and the NASS leadership tussle
I see electoral corruption amid loud noise of fight against corruption — Nwabueze
Edo govt lauds Mabel Madojiemu Schools athletics meet
Are men who deny paternity cowards?
Ways science is helping to give you back your youth!
How my mother led me into a trap
Sojiii tops iTunes music chart with debut single, Tombo
Kids Funderland 2019 ends in style in Lagos
Being body positivity advocate lands Monalisa Stephen endorsement deal
Zlatan Ibile splashes N1.5million on little girl who sang his song
INTERNET FRAUD CONTROVERSY: Ruggedman sounds warning to Yahoo Yahoo Boys
Dangote donates N1.2bn students’ hostel to ABU
Why they call me ‘Lion of the Niger’
KOGI: There are so many consultants working on things people don’t see – Dr Habeeb Yeqeen

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