News Headlines Apr 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

N30,000 minimum wage: NLC chapters set to write govs on implementation
EFCC slams fresh six counts against Bauchi gov-elect
Man steals N1.7m hospital’s microscope, sells it for N5,000
Man wrongly imprisoned for 27 years seeks N20bn compensation
Police kill dismissed sergeant in gun battle over kidnapping
PDP claims N14tn stolen under Buhari
Man kills father, sets corpse ablaze in Anambra
Alleged forgery: Two Osun citizens ask court to sack Adeleke from Senate
Immortalise my father, Saraki’s sister begs Kwara gov-elect
Gateman teaches Buhari, Ngige, Adewole leadership morals
Police recover 22 AK-47 rifles from 18 suspected kidnappers, bandits
Four suspects caught with freezer-load of hemp
Police abandon corpse, patrol vehicle at National Hospital
Traditional ruler’s son arrested for killing NANS member in Lagos
Govt warns residents on poisonous ponmo in Lagos market
Man kills father, sets corpse ablaze in Anambra
Kidnappers seize two expatriates in Rivers
Brutalised PUNCHman: LASTMA withdraws power-drunk officials from duty, invites victim
Group says Buhari loves Igbos more than his predecessors
APC dismisses Kogi gov’s alleged move to dump party
Reps want secret ballot for election of National Assembly leaders
Abia APC backs Kalu, Onyejiocha for National Assembly positions
Lagos, Rivers, Ogun, Delta made N2.71tn IGR in five years
Building collapse: Firm advocates preventive safety management
COREN elects new president
Multi-fund structure ’ll give workers’ better investment returns – Expert
FBN General Insurance records N615.6m profit
SEC to align master plan with economic realities
Mbappe sent off as PSG lose French Cup final
Sports lawyer Agbakoba-Onyejiana, others honoured in Lagos
De Gea’s howler jeopardises United’s top-4 hopes
Police investigate picture of Sala’s body online
Nigeria win African badminton tourney
Oshoala helps Barca reach women’s UCL final
Getting that smart home of your choice
Intellectual property assets: Catalyst for merger and acquisition in telecom sector
Harmonise spectrum for mobile money services, GSMA tells govt
NOTAP, NCC champions formulation of national IP policy
Editorial: Fighting graft with Auditor-General’s reports
Inflation: The invisible arch-terrorist!!
Help! Our toilets are killing us
Nigeria’s overtures to Russia on Boko Haram

The Nation

Buhari mobilises governors for Lawan, Gbajabiamila
CBN to withdraw N7.9tr dirty, mutilated notes
APC disputes Atiku’s claim on being Nigerian by birth
Fulani elders berate Miyetti Allah’s chief over comment on Tinubu
Minimum wage: Makinde kicks as Ajimobi negotiates with labour
EFCC charges governor-elect with ‘accepting gratification’
Nigeria loses $29.3b yearly to erratic power supply
Suspected robbers kill NANS spokesman
Dangote donates 2,160-bed hostel to ABU
Kogi APC elders: no second term for Bello
Buhari mobilises governors for Lawan, Gbajabiamila
CBN to withdraw N7.9tr dirty, mutilated notes
APC disputes Atiku’s claim on being Nigerian by birth
Fulani elders berate Miyetti Allah’s chief over comment on Tinubu
Dangote donates 2,160-bed hostel to ABU
Kogi APC elders: no second term for Bello
APC, Buhari desperate to remain in power, says PDP
Police tighten noose on bandits as NLC calls for action
Saraki nominated as global rights body’s ambassador
APC chief blasts lawmakers over life pension
Kokori lacks experience to head NSITF, says minister
Court verdict: Osun voters seek Adeleke’s sack
Sanwo-Olu is a good choice, says APC
Four nabbed for allegedly killing ex-lawmaker
Buhari to varsity administrators: be prudent in resources management
Will Makinde make a difference in Oyo?
How Buhari can succeed, by Abraham
APC sweeps Zamfara LG polls
Kajuru: Police arrest suspected killer of traditional ruler
Bayelsa holds council elections July 27
Adijat Gbadamosi shines
Osimhen scores 15th goal for Charleroi
Nigerian Breweries supports Okpekpe race again
May Day rally, Ramadan force postponement
De Gea’s howler gifts Chelsea point at Old Trafford
I’m focusing on African Cup, Games —Oshonaike
Porsche Cayenne hits Nigeria
NIA urges vehicle owners to verify policy on USSD code
Tyre management and safety
‘We’re building investor-friendly bank’
FBN General Insurance achieves N615.6m profit in 2018
Task force arrests 90 suspected cultists, miscreants
Council empowers entrepreneurs
Lawyers: crazy bills crime against consumers
‘How carpenter tried to rape me
Bank, Magodo residents promote cultural diversity
Four arrested with cannabis – filled deep freezer
‘We may be compelled to ban tricycles over nuisance’
Kidnapped Chinese citizens regain freedom
Five die in Ogun as vehicle rams into Truck
Truck crushes eight to death in Edo
FCT residents decry high rate of “One Chance” criminals
Flood: 4,636 Anambra farmers benefit from NEMA grants
JAMB conducts UTME for 200 foreign candidates
ASUU describes FG verification exercise as a dubious trap
Ahmed denies alleged diversion of KWASU subventions
Student protests: Council sacks Ibarapa Poly Rector
Why there is drop in 2019 Common entrance examination, by NECO Registrar
Student protests: Council suspends Ibarapa Poly Rector, dissolves mgt
Editorial: Not enough
Ngige’s hidden agenda


APC Wins Zamfara LG Polls
NLC Demands Inauguration of Kokori-led NSITF Board Before May Day
Saraki Named Ambassador Of International Human Rights Commission
Alleged Forgery: Two Osun Voters Ask Court to Sack Adeleke from Senate
Niger PDP Probes Members over Outcome of General Election
FG Seeks Private Sector Involvement in Funding Military Research
• NAF to build made-in-Nigeria aircraft •Navy recovers metal barge with 900,000 litres of crude oil…
Baba Aladura Erujeje is Dead
Glo is Game Changer of Nigeria’s ICT Industry, Says ALTON Chairman
Medical Laboratory Scientists Protest Employment Embargo on Members
NIPOST Set to Deliver 2000 Outlets for National MFB
Fidelity Bank Shareholders Approve N3.2bn Dividend Pay-out
CBN to Unveil Clean Note Policy, Banknote Fitness Guidelines
Oando Sustains Positive Results, Posts N4.6bn Profit in Q1
Dry Ports: Shippers’ Council Moves to Attract Investors
Heritage Promotes Cultural Diversity
FAAN Urges ICAO Member States to Collaborate against Terrorism
Adeniyi to Lead Discussion on Non-oil Sector
BPP Harps on Transparency, Reforms in Procurement Process
The Creeping Zoning Controversy in Anambra Governorship Contest
Ambode Fights to Stamp His Name on Legacy Projects
Uchechukwu Ogah: Champion Extraordinaire
Cameroon Defeats Guinea in Shoot out to Lift U-17 AFCON
Flying Eagles Land in Germany for Training
100 Cyclists from Nigeria, Ghana, Benin Storm Abuja for Selection
What African Players Need to Do to Be Amongst World’s Best, By Oshodi
Nigerian Breweries Plc Throws Weight behind Okpekpe Race Again
32 Lagos Schools for Channels International Kids Cup
EPL: Ndidi, Iwobi Subbed as Leicester Hammer Arsenal 3-0
De Gea Error Gifts Chelsea Advantage in Race for Top Four
Looming Danger in Kogi Communities

Daily Trust

Gunmen abduct army officer, family in Taraba
Dismissed policeman, 1 other killed over kidnapping
Police arrest 4 with freezer-loaded with Indian hemp
…woman held over 6-year-old boy found dead in freezer
Five die in Abeokuta- Sagamu expressway accident
CAN to FG: Release Zakzaky, Dasuki
ABU’s Garba emerges VC of the year 2018
Khadija Bukar Abba drops speakership ambition, opts for house leader
Kogi: Stakeholders caution APC, Buhari against fielding Bello for 2nd term
JUST IN: Police nab suspected killer of traditional ruler in Kaduna, 17 other kidnappers
Stubborn father finally speaks to wife after over 20 YEARS of silence
Rare two-headed calf born on US farm
TCN restores normal bulk power supply after Apo fire
Kvitova earns maiden Stuttgart title
Zamfara: APC wins all 14 LGAs, 147 councillorship seats
NASS: Why I settled for dep speakership — Maje
3SC, Kwara United win 2018/2019 AITEO State FA Cup
Flying Eagles U-20 World Cup squad
Man City edge past Burnley to go top
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Fashola’s ‘steady and stable power’ plan yet to make the big difference
I’ve no patience for underdevelopment – AfDB President, Adesina
Why I donated hostel to ABU – Dangote
My victory will be validated at tribunal, Bwari chairman-elect says
FCTA rescues 40 children at orphanages in Jiwa, Tugan Maje
Ukraine is no laughing matter
Justce Mamman Nasir and boundary clashes
As ABU honours Hassan Sunmonu and Dangote
“Too many doctors!”
Sri Lanka bans face coverings in wake of Easter bombings
Group builds 4 maternities on Nigeria-Niger border
The Sri Lanka attacks: New front, old wounds
Gunmen abduct army officer, family in Taraba
Editorial: Ngige and doctors’ exodus
Manji emerges Plateau NLC new chair
Grants up for flood-hit farmers in Anambra
Bida Poly donates shea butter processing centre to host community
Maximising Benue’s mango value
Edo to deal with parents of pupils loitering during school hours
ASUU directs its members to ignore 2019 Personnel Data Verification
Bida Poly donates shea butter processing centre to host community
Hajj: Tour Operators get April 30 deadline to pay licence fees
Cleric advises Muslims to repent before Ramadan

The Sun

UTME: JAMB alerts of new scam to defraud candidates
APGA leadership tussle divides party
9th NASS: Buhari prefers Lawan, Gbajabiamila – North-Central APC leader
Bauchi governor-elect faces bribery charges
2019 polls: How South East APC leaders sabotaged party –Kalu
Anger over 2023 presidency
CAN to FG: Release El-Zakzaky, Dasuki now
Speakership: Open ballot won’t work –Lawmakers
Dangote donates N1.2bn students’ hostel to ABU
Nigeria running out of donkeys –FG
ASUU strikes stall varsities’ progress –Buhari
SERAP urges Dickson to reject life pension for Bayelsa lawmakers
Insecurity: Bayelsa election petition tribunal relocates to Abuja
PDP stakeholders kick over Ayade’s move to reduce cabinet
Ihedioha’s victory brought Imo together – Obi
Kogi guber: I’ve come to rescue my people from pangs of hunger – Ameh
New Ranger ‘ll do well in Nigeria – Ford SSA boss
Mercedes rewards transporters for buying Marcopolo luxury buses
NUPENG charges Buhari to build more refineries
NLC re-affirms commitment to picket NERC, Discos
Lagos Media Marathon: May Day rally, Ramadan force postponement
Emiliano Sala: Police investigate online photo said to be of plane crash victim
London Marathon 2019: Prince Harry cheers as Kipchoge wins
Barcelona Open: Thiem wins title against Medvedev with ease
Sheffield United promoted to Premier League
Oshoala in action as Barca Ladies reach Women’s UCL final
Africa Cup: Over 100 Nigeria, Ghana, Benin cyclists storm Abuja
Larry Ekundayo to defend IBF European title June 30
Onyekuru cheers Galatasary basketball team to victory
Reflections on my abduction
Okeke: The making of NCRIB fellow
Just how do Nigerian politicians manage to sleep peacefully?
Big issues in UK and Nigeria’s elections
Bye-bye to lugardian contraption?
Nigerian state and its many orphans: Reflecting on Helen Paul
Reflections on my abduction
Sudanese army: Africa Union’s dilemma
JAMB conducts UTME for 200 foreign candidates


Police arrest ex-convict for murder of NANS-JCC spokesman
APC sweeps Zamfara LG polls
FG’s verification exercise is dubious ― ASUU
Gas leakage responsible for shutdown of four power plants ― TCN
Appointment: Methodist Bishop asks Kwara governor-elect to consider non-indigenes
Task Force nabs 26 Awawa cult gang in Agege, 64 miscreants in Oshodi
NUJ President, Isiguzo, warns against attacks on journalists
Ibarapa IPMAN sends SoS to DSS over ‘persistent’ kidnap of members
Why Buhari, APC are desperate to retain power ― PDP
Seven traffic offenders in Edo get community service
FG approves construction of first onshore oil terminal in 50 years
Did Buhari miss Tinubu in Lagos?
Korea is under UN Security Council sanctions —…
Police clash with yellow vests protesters in France
As Kogi PDP looks eastward for governorship candidate
How to keep love aglow in marriage (I)
200 foreign candidates write UTME in UK, Saudi, 5 others
Why Rivers, A’Ibom, Kano, Kano, Lagos, Kaduna top list of states with jobless Nigerians ― NBS


Police Nab Killer Of Kaduna Traditional Ruler, 17 Others
We Have Paid Salaries For 38 Months – Kogi Govt
ASUU Rejects FG’s Personnel Payroll System
Minimum Wage Implementation: I will Not Retrench Any Worker — Ganduje
EFCC Files Criminal Charges Against Bauchi Gov-elect
FG Urges Farmers To Acquire 40% Of BoA Shares
“Mass Education, Solution Against Deprivation, Oppression Of Niger Delta”
NCC To Establish Internet Industry Code Of Practice To Secure Cyber Space
Ajimobi Plotting To Compound Labour Issues For Me – Makinde
Bayelsa Guber Race: Comments Over Sylva’s Eligibility, Distasteful -APC Campaign Group
6 In Police Net For Selling Indian Hemp In Open Market
South East Youths Fault INEC On Okorocha
Africa Cup: Cyclists, Coaches, Commissars Storm Abuja For Training/Selection
Joseph Akpieyi ‘s Testimonial
Rotimi Amaechi In History
Dangote: Promoting Gender Equality
Abe To Oshiomhole: Stop Promoting Illegality In Rivers APC
Atiku Vs PMB: Arise Offers To Stand As Defence Witness
Alaibe Condoles Dickson Over Killing Of Two Aides
Barcelona Seal Liga Title, Face Grander Task In Champions League
EDITORIAL: Concerns Over Nigeria’s Debt Profile
The Willingness To Serve And Excel Deputy Senate Presidency And Omo-Agege’s Quest
Executive Plattform: No Bank Should Toy With Cyber Security Measures – Okonkwo
Ondo 2020: Ilajes Move To Oust Akeredolu
Abia PDP, Others Hail Ruling In Kalu’s N7.6bn Trial
Nwoko Vs Nwaoboshi: Anxiety Mounts As Delta North Awaits Court Verdict
ACP Drags INEC, Wike To Election Tribunal
Navy Recovers 2 Vessels With Crude Oil
Stay Off Major Roads, Senate Warns Truck Owners In Lagos

The Guardian

Outrage as Dickson signs bill for Bayelsa lawmakers’ life pension
‘Stress, impaired sleep pose higher death risk in workers with hypertension’
City win, Man United draw with Chelsea as woeful Arsenal lose 0-3 to Leicester
Academy unveils solution for ‘hit and run’ crashes in Lagos
Oba Akran Road that Buhari didn’t see cuts into two
26 suspected cultists nabbed in Lagos
Burnt bus rots away 12 days after on Oshodi-Apapa expressway
Corruption hinders governors from enacting procurement act, says PCC
Ohanaeze Ndigbo youths warn against sinking APGA after 2021
Guardiola lauds Man City’s mental strength
Doubts over Benitez staying beyond this season at Newcastle
Barca’s current feat unlikely to be surpassed, Busquets claims
Oshoala’s Barcelona qualify for Uefa Women’s Champions League final
Flying Eagles arrive Germany in preparation for U20 World Cup
Morocco, Egypt emerge winners at African Beach Volleyball
Why Buhari, ruling party are desperate to retain power, by PDP
Sango accuses third force of sponsoring crisis in PDP
Politics of absenteeism at Buhari’s project commissioning in Lagos
Building for the next billion users
Reopening the unfortunate case of the Nigerian police
Editorial: Banditry, et al and homeland insecurity
Mike Adenuga: 66 cheers to a digital guru
Mother earth, Easter and humanity
The Chris Ngige’s theory on doctors
Preventing Nigeria from becoming a “failed nation”
Apex bank to unveil frameworks on clean, fit bank notes
Shareholders applaud Sterling Bank’s improved performance
PenCom and challenges of public institutions in development
Stock market defies Q1 earnings, slumps by 1.2%
Engineers attest to Third Mainland Bridge stability, safety
Stakeholders validate technology plans for renewable energy resources
‘Uniform underwriting standards will ease home financing’
Faculty seeks valuation of Lagos National Stadium, intellectual property
How novel antibody suppresses HIV for four months, by research
No safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, suggest researchers
Device lets mute patients talk
How common food additive in bread, others fuel weight gain, diabetes


INFLATION: The Invisible Super Terrorist
We’re Back To NADECO Days- Bucknor-Akerele
1.4b Facebook Members Predicted To Die By 2100
EFCC Arraigns Governor-Elect, Bala Mohammed For Bribe-Taking
Economy Bleeds As Power Generation Drops To 2,039MW
We Will Grow To Tier-1 Organically, But… — Fidelity Bank Boss
Nigeria And May Day In The Centenary Of The ILO
The Minimum Wage Swindle
TCN Restores Power Supply To Apo Substation After Fire Incident
I Wasn’t Given Any SUV By NSITF – Ngige
Boko Haram: My Campaign Has Forced Buhari To Remember Leah Sharibu – Omokri
Bargain Hunting To Lift Equities This Week
Fidelity Bank Grows Profit By 34% In Q1’19
CBN Introduces Special Intervention Fund For MFBs
Buhari, APC, Out To Cover Corruption, Incompetence- PDP
Insurance Claims Rise Faster Than Premium Income
2Rabbi Wounded In US Synagogue Shooting Says Jews Won’t Be Cowed
We’re back to NADECO days- Bucknor-Akerele
Buhari, APC, out to cover corruption, incompetence- PDP
Again, PDP slams Buhari, APC
PDP is a useless party, Lauretta Onochie spits fire
I have no regret joining APC- Senator Akpabio
Liverpool’s Van Dijk wins PFA player of year award
Ranieri wants Conte to replace him at Roma as European battle heats up
Lazio eye Champions League with Samp win, Mertens strike equals Maradona
Kuffour, the toughest defender I ever faced, says Okocha
Is Regina Daniels married to Ned Nwoko?
Terry G finds new girlfriend, set to dump “baby mama”?
Davido makes thrilling surprise performance at Idris Elba’s wedding
UTME: We ‘ve uncovered new scam to defraud candidates, JAMB alerts
Balarabe attacks Yoruba, Igbo, N-Delta on restructuring: You are talking rubbish!

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