News Headlines Apr 30, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Apr 30, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

MAN, LCCI fault Yari’s call on govs to prepare for possible recession
INEC replacing servers to conceal rigging, PDP alleges
Jilted lover: Police arrest suspect for allegedly killing eight family members
Railway: Amaechi accuses Chinese firm of breaching contract
Due process was followed in recruitment of Abba Kyari’s daughter –NSIA
Saboteurs forced INEC to postpone presidential poll –Group
Two get life sentence for attacking couple with acid
Gunmen abduct UBEC board chair, daughter
Dickson rejects life pension for lawmakers, says it’s illegal
FG to compensate codeine-based cough syrup manufacturers
FCT court jails 27 women for prostitution
Anambra ex-lawmaker killed for banishing cultists – Suspect
Brutalised PUNCHman: Activists, lawyers denounce power-drunk LASTMA officials, seek reform
Buhari’s foreign trip is legal, BMO replies PDP
Nigeria’s oil exports plunge as Shell, Total declare force majeure
Onuoha rejects Ibrahimovic’s apology after clash
I’m not paid to speak, says Pogba
Salah offers Van Dijk PFA warning
When a president rewards incompetence
DPP transfers case of four-year-old raped by Osun school driver
Bandits kill 80-year-old man in Katsina attack
Navy ordered to produce hotelier after three months’ detention
Rivers APC offers to support Wike to fight insecurity
Senate asks minister, NEPZA MD to refund N14.3bn
Reps tackle APC over Gbajabiamila, insist on contesting
We’re ready to hand over, Ogun govt tells gov-elect
Ajimobi right to discuss with labour, Oyo APC replies Makinde
Reps panel backs IMF, says fuel subsidy outdated
Fintech: CBN to establish collateral management regime
FG, investors open financial bids for Afam Power, Yola Disco
Stock market: FG to partner NSE, others to drive new listings
Joshua to know opponent today
Pochettino dreaming of Champions League glory
WTA rankings: Kvitova snatches world number two spot from Halep
Lecturers advocate stiff penalty for plagiarism in varsities
Pay 30 months salaries owed TASCE staff, NGO begs gov-elect
Okebukola to serve on UNESCO’s jury on Kalinga Prize
FCE (T) Akoka matriculates 311 new students
MAUTECH gets new VC
Oxbridge Academy unveils Int’l Year One Law programme
‘Avengers’ finale shatters records with $1.2bn debut
‘Boyz n the Hood’ director John Singleton to be taken off life support
Avengers: Endgame beats box office records with $1.2bn debut
Davido performs at Idris Elba’s wedding
Some churches take gospel musicians for granted – Elijah Daniel
Police handling case of me allegedly beating up actress – Wumi Toriola
How to manage lactose intolerance in children
FG committed to ending malaria – Adewole
‘Stakeholders’ collaboration needed to develop health sector’
Crime: FG moves to secure Nigeria’s cyberspace
Software practitioners advocate supportive govt policies
Mastercard extends initiative to Nigerian, Kenyan fintechs
MainOne to deliver data centre, submarine cable in Cote D’ivoire
Editorial: FRSC: Guns kill, adoption of technology safe
Restructuring the Nigerian Senate
Living in Nigeria has become scary
Nigeria’s troubled power sector

The Nation

Goje to Wamakko, Yari: I want to hear from Buhari
Over 20 states likely to pay minimum wage
Military action yielding results, says Buhari
Elected officers among few privileged, says VP
Court restrains Saraki, others over report on 2018 Senate invasion
Senate to minister, agency: return alleged diverted N14.3b
Aspirants bow to APC on National Assembly leadership
Yari to governors-elect: brace for another cycle of recession
Poll: INEC asserted independence, says CTA Report
Boko Haram fighters paid $3,000 daily, says presidential committee
Nigeria not ripe for electronic voting, says INEC
NIPR urges post-election national cohesion
Road, power projects may suffer setbacks during rainy season, says Fashola
‘Learnability critical to developing future-ready workforce in Africa’
New pensioners’ union seeks govt recognition
Nigeria not ripe for electronic voting, says INEC commissioner
JAMB to review 687 CBT centres’ reports before releasing UTME results
Buratai inaugurates secured information platform for Army
Immigration rolls out new passport with 10-year validity
‘Buhari needs best hands for Next Level agenda’
1979 Constitution: How Nigeria derailed
Military, FCT indigenes faceoff: Committee to submit findings to Senate
I remain bona fide member of APC – Bello
APC, Presidency plotting to vacate 1999 Constitution, PDP alleges
Fuel subsidy: ‘IMF cannot dictate to us’
Ekundayo to defend IBF European title in Lagos June 30
De Gea will return to form – Solskjaer
Czech striker killed in bus crash
Onuoha rejects Ibrahimovic’s apology after ‘unacceptable’ clash
Golden Eaglets will do better in Brazil, says Abdu Maikaba
Van Dijk wins PFA Player of the Year award
NSIA grows income to N57.73b
CBN to regulate FinTech
‘Africa’s challenges surmountable’
How Lekki Port will boost economy
‘Buhari to sign new companies’ law soon’
‘Nigeria’s forex stability, others good for business’
Ondo police arrest suspected arsonist
Court frees three robbery suspects after seven years in custody
Carpenter faces N230, 000 fraud charge
14,000 students get entrepreneurial training
Man arraigned for alleged theft
Corps official ‘assaults’ underage kids
Lagos registers 100, 000 for health scheme
Plumber accused of stealing
Women in politics: Group demands inclusiveness ahead of 2023
Five confirmed killed in Rivers communities
Indian hemp dealer sentenced to death by hanging for killing policeman
Court sentences two men to life for acid attack on couple
OSUSTECH shut down over hike in school fees
Make determined efforts to succeed in OAU, VC advises news students
Editorial: What went wrong?
Minister to monarchs: work with government


Force Majeure Disrupts Exports of Nigeria’s Bonny Light
INEC Replacing Servers to Conceal Rigging, PDP Alleges
Judge’s Absence Stalls Bauchi Governor-elect’s Arraignment
Fashola Seeks Elongation of Works Minister’s Tenure
• Says four years too short to design, build roads
FSDH Records 29.93% Rise in Profit After Tax
Minister Calls for Govt, Capital Market Operators Collaboration
Buhari Seeks Development of Modular Refineries, Others
Pochettino Dreams Cup Glory with Tottenham
Baru: Why Nigeria Must Unlock New Oil Reserves
Ajax Roar: We ‘re Not in London as Tourists
Caverton’s Pre-tax Profit Climbs to N1.22bn in Q1
Zenith Bank to Eaglets: Bounce Back with World Cup Trophy
ITF Ranking: Oyinlomo Moves up, Now No. 2 in Africa
Gas Flaring: FG to Hand over Sites to Investors by 2020
Oladele Re-elected into Global Alliance Board
Ade-Ojo Offers Graduates N5m Grant
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Rivers APC Accepts to Work with Wike
Dickson: Ijaw People Most Oppressed in Nigeria
CBN Junior Tennis Championship Serves off in Lagos
Sterling, Parris Win FWA Awards
Dikko, Adepoju Count Gains of NPFL/LaLiga U-15 Tournament
Semenya Knows Fate on IAAF Testosterone Wednesday
Pius Ogundiran: The Trailblazer

Daily Trust

UBEC chairman, daughter abducted, driver shot dead
Industrialists, experts react as govs warn of another recession next year
NSIA defends appointment of Abba Kyari’s daughter
EFCC secures 37 convictions, recovers N55.6m in Gombe
Govt reviews Gombe metropolis curfew
Industrialists, experts react as govs warn of another recession next year
Bayelsa: Dickson declines assent to lawmakers’ life pension bill
DisCos need $4.3trn capitalisation for efficiency – TCN
BREAKING: Lone Lagos PDP Assembly member defects to APC
Industrialists, experts react as govs warn of another recession next year
Amaechi, Akpabio reconcile
Govs working hard to influence ministerial appointments
Bayelsa election tribunal relocates to Abuja
Maikaba tips Golden Eaglets to do better in Brazil
Oyinlomo moves up in ITF ranking, now No. 2 in Africa
CBN Junior Tennis Championship serves off today
DisCos need $4.3trn capitalisation for efficiency – TCN
FG inspects 64 coaches in China for rail projects
Shell, Total declare force majeure on Bonny Light
Residents react to Apo power transformers fire incident
2019 Hajj: FCT board warns intending pilgrims against fraudulent acts
Etsu Karu solicits support from FCTA on infrastructure
All the President’s men: Time for change
Politics of subsidy removal and IMF booby-trap
Can the Sahel’s coming crisis be averted?
MOZAMBIQUE Cyclone: Death toll rises as storm blocks aid
United Arab Emirates: Suspected spy ‘kills himself in Turkish prison’
NORWAY: ‘Russian spy whale’ found off Arctic coast
Navy arrests 6, seizes 416 bags of contraband rice
Why our gang killed Anambra chief – Suspect
Security guard jailed 8yrs for defiling 14-year-old girl
Editorial: Tiv/Jukun mayhem must end now
Union leaders urge FG to create more jobs
Grants up for flood-hit farmers in Anambra
Bida Poly donates shea butter processing centre to host community
Maximising Benue’s mango value
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JAMB releases results this week
NYSC: Group commends President Buhari over Ibrahim’s appointment as DG
Edo to deal with parents of pupils loitering during school hours
Avengers: Endgame beats box office records with $1.2bn debut
How Law groups seek to end criminalisation of poverty
NIALS presents book on Int’l investment law
Lawyers: An endangered specie

The Sun

9th NASS leadership: Abia APC caucus backs Kalu for DSP
Alleged bribery: Bauchi gov-elect’s arraignment stalled
We killed Nimo PG because he banished our gang – Suspect
Kalu launches 450,000 free palm seedling distribution to farmers
Another recession coming, govs warn
Saudi drug cartel: Buhari directs AGF to intervene in Zainab’s case
…FG should probe identity of accused – Runsewe
Dickson rejects pension bill
We’re ready to work with Wike –Amaechi’s APC faction
Delta varsity bans tinted glass vehicles on campus
Cross River NLC in fresh crisis over congresses
Go if you can’t work without pay, Ayade’s aide tells workers
Lagos PDP crisis: One party, two chairmen
Buhari to Shettima: God bless you
Why Buhari’s visit to Borno made difference –Bwala
Enemies of progress behind news of Akeredolu’s suspension –Otaloro
Speakership: APC has the number to ensure Gbajabiamila’s emergence –Aliyu
Why we’re repositioning MfBs to boost real sector growth –CBN
Personal finance management: How to prepare retirement budget
Sterling Bank’s share price appreciation excites shareholders
FMITI supports economy, unveils 44-page achievement report
Mitsubishi, She-Leads Africa partner to boost women entrepreneurs’ profits
Zenith Bank charges Golden Eaglets to win FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy
Ronaldinho gifts Maradona custom teqball tables
Sports ministry supports volleyball, says Nimrod
Nigerian Breweries throws weight behind Okpekpe race
Heart problem forces Nigerian star into early retirement
Akwa Ibom FA Cup drama: We’ve lodged an appeal with the NFF –Ekpenyong
Pace signs 5-year sponsorship deal with Stanbic IBTC
Aiteo, Multichoice, Bet9ja honoured
Fidelity Bank grows gross earnings to N188.9bn in 2018
Badminton stars hail Port Harcourt African Senior Badminton Championship
Southampton joins race to sign Osimhen
Aftermath of relegation: Semi Ajayi to quit Rotherham
Spotify breaks Q1 revenue forecast
Avengers: Endgame beats box office records with $1.2bn debut
Kukah’s gospel truth on Nigeria’s leadership
Adenuga: The Guru still glows @ 66
When will mobile phones work in Nigeria?
Why we diversified into 3 businesses –Idiong, MD/CEO, Africa Prudential
My mission of writing is to address social ills in our society – Ogunbayeje


DG debunks news of 70% substandard drugs in Nigeria
Ondo Police nab suspected lover boy who killed eight family members
Mild drama as sex worker accuses task force members of complicity
9th Senate: Ndume not in alliance with Ekweremadu ― Support group
You lied by claiming Nigerian by birth, APC tells Atiku
Minimum Wage: Govt can open discussion with labour unions, Oyo APC tells Makinde
Lone PDP lawmaker in Lagos Assembly, Olorunrinu, defects to APC
Lagos Assembly passes N874 bn budget for 2019
We are changing gear to fight corruption ― Gombe EFCC Zonal Head
30,000 minimum wage: Oyo govt, labour unions meet
Police in Edo arrest alleged serial killer of 38 victims
Court sentences 2 men to life in prison for acid attack on couple
Police arrest 264 suspected killers, kidnappers, cultists in Anambra
N19.4bn arms funds : Court fixes June 11 for trial of Dasuki, others
Wema, Ecobank advocate better security technologies
21 ships carrying various products expected at Lagos ports
FG inspects 64 coaches in China for rail projects
Gas leakage responsible for shutdown of four power plants ― TCN
Nuclear proliferation: Why North Korea is under UN Security Council sanctions —…
Five dead as flooding begins in Mozambique after cyclone
Academic knowledge must impact society positively — Crawford VC

The Guardian

Senate orders minister, agency to return N14.3b to treasury
Prepare for tough time, NGF tells governors
Telecoms services remain poor despite promises from operators, regulator
PDP, INEC differ on alleged replacement of polls’ servers
SARS intercepts truckload of fake Panadol in Lagos
‘Boko Haram fighters receive over N1m daily, Nigerian soldiers get N1000’
Tribunal quashes PDP’s application to extend inspection of election materials
Trump orders changes to asylum case handling
NLC vows to resist fuel price hike
Super Eagles to regroup middle of next month
Ripples from Barcelona Open
Pakistanis win maiden Iris Smart Technologies Abuja Cricket League
Liverpool will not be intimidated by Barca, says Klopp
I had no scandal throughout my football career, says Okocha
At WIPO, Ifewodo, Agbakoba-Onyejiana urge government to enforce copyright laws
Locating Buhari’s dilemma in emergent presidency’s mini-battles
Absenteeism at Buhari’s project commissioning in Lagos
After Arya Destroyed The Night King
Rice smugglers are patriotic
Editorial: Chibok Girls: Five years of unfulfilled promise
NYSC and harvest of deaths of corps members
Preventing Nigeria from becoming a “failed nation”
African common market, nationalism and xenophobia
Mike Adenuga: 66 cheers to a digital guru – Part 2
NSIA’s assets grow to N617.7 billion
Fidelity Bank to enhance shareholders’ value through digitisation
UPS Foundation leads launch of $3million vaccine drone network
MainOne to extend submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire by October, plans data centre
Oyewole. G. Sanmi: ‘When movement of election tribunal to another location is proper’
Claim for exemplary damages must be shown to have resulted from the malicious act of a party before it can be awarded
Fearless judiciary as an antidote to impunity
Atiku is Nigerian citizen by birth, lawyer says
Entrepreneurship as engine of employment generation
NLC insists Kokori is Chair of NSITF board, urges Buhari to probe Ngige
College empowers 17 graduate fellows
NGO rewards workers with car gifts, Dubai trip


2023 Elections: INEC, Army, NSCDC Clash Over Proposal For Electronic Voting
Surprise As Amaechi’s Men Accept Wike’s Olive Branch
FG Faults UN Agency Over Nigeria’s Population Figures
Revealed! Jilted Lover Boy Who Killed Family Of Eight Was An Ex-Convict
I Remain Bona Fide Member Of APC – Gov. Bello
FG To Spend Over N1bn As Compensation For Codeine Seizures — NAFDAC Boss
CSOs Commend EFCC For Speedy Trial Of Bala Mohammed, Bauchi Gov-Elect
We Don’t Want NSITF To Die Like NERFUND- Ngige Replies NLC, Ayuba
Justice Mamman Nasir And Boundary Clashes
The Tragedy Of Genius And Failure Of The Nigerian University System
Ministers Must Present Scorecards Publicly
Drug-Resistant Diseases May Kill 10m Annually
Nigeria In Distress: Oddities All Over
Traders Shun Poisonous Ponmo Sale In Lagos Markets
I Will Handover To Abiodun May 28, Says Amosun
One In Two-Stroke Patients Suffer Dementia
MSN, NIMR, Take Fight Against Malaria To Grassroots
INEC replacing servers nationwide, PDP alleges
Onnoghen : Buhari not dictating to CJN how to run affairs of judiciary — S’Court
Insecurity: We ‘re going to recruit more personnel in security agencies – Buhari
Buhari, APC, out to cover corruption, incompetence- PDP
Jobs: In 12 months Lagos employs 740,146 – NBS
CBN to sustain liquidity mop up as N172bn hits interbank market
Economy bleeds as power generation drops to 2,039MW
2023 Elections: INEC, Army, NSCDC clash over proposal for electronic voting
Surprise as Amaechi’s men accept Wike’s olive branch
I remain bona fide member of APC – Gov. Bello
Arsenal’s Suarez to miss rest of season
Leicester’s Choudhury sorry over offensive social media posts
2018/2019 State AITEO Cup Finals: Few upsets as regulars maintain dominance
Wenger hails Leeds’ Bielsa for sportsmanship in Villa draw
Solskjaer has no doubts De Gea will return to form
Censors Board set to raid markets to seize foreign films
Do you know what pushed Regina Daniels into marriage?, Helen Paul asks
Actor from young mobster film stabbed in Naples
Is Regina Daniels married to Ned Nwoko?
Terry G finds new girlfriend, set to dump “baby mama”?
CBN to sustain liquidity mop up as N172bn hits interbank market
Revealed! Jilted lover boy who killed family of eight was an ex-convict
Teachers sacked by terrorist in North-East back to classrooms – TRCN
Why they call me ‘Lion of the Niger’
50 Edo youths commence Amazon Web Services Program
Drug-resistant diseases may kill 10m annually

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