Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


NLNG legal entanglement with NIMASA portends danger for FDI

Nigeria has the opportunity to increase health insurance to 70% to guarantee universal coverage

Olam stirs competition with N130bn offer for Dangote Flour Mills

Houston visit opens Nigerian insurer’s eyes on cost reduction to boost profitability

Nigerian least paid worker needs N41,327 to maintain 2011’s purchasing power

Amo Farm alleviates rural poverty, tackles malnutrition with Noiler Bird Initiative

Apapa gridlock takes toll on over N200bn investment at ports ‘ report

Here’s how NIMASA plans to end Cabotage waivers in Nigeria



Nigerias N24tn debt still sustainable, FG insists

10 bandits killed while shooting at NAF fighter jets

Health sector crisis: Patients sleep on bare floors, battle mosquitoes in teaching hospitals

FG to process mining licences in 15 days

Driving without shoes has health hazards

My generation has failed Nigerians, says Soyinka

NNPC, Customs, DPR form committee against fuel smuggling

We expect every state to pay minimum wage Presidency

Nigeria records $35bn autonomous inflows in two years

NCC declares 95.7 million subscribers SIM registration invalid

PDP, CUPP, CACOL attack Aisha over proposed Buhari university

Olam offers to buy Dangote Flour for N130bn

Men with a resting heart rate of 75 bpm can die early Study

Dogara hits back at Tinubu over budget padding comment

Malabu oil scam: Adoke, others ask court to set aside arrest warrant

Lawyer asks court to stop Buhari from appointing Tanko Muhammad as substantive CJN

Group challenges CCTs powers to remove public officers

Kajuru attack: FG vows to arrest and punish killers

Heavy rains kill 17 children in Uganda

260 killed in Libya battle as African leaders meet

Election petitions hit 766 as 77 panels get set for hearings

Bill to establish Fed Poly in Aba passes second reading at House of Reps

Buhari meets Qatari emir, seeks investment in refineries, power, others

NERC issues permits to meter providers of four Discos

North is under siege, Shehu Sani warns

NAFDAC raises alert over fake anti-hypertension drug

Lawmakers summon Accountant General, finance commissioner over Imos debt profile



Nigeria’s Unending Fuel Subsidy Debate

PTAD to Embark on Nationwide Verification of Retirees

UK, AECF Approve 16m to Support Solar Power in Nigeria, Four Others

Buhari to Inaugurate $70m Oshodi Transport Interchange Today

Shiites Lock down Abuja to Celebrate El-Zakzaky’s Birthday, Detention

Dogara Fires Back at Tinubu, Says He Has ‘Facist Agenda of Controlling All Levers of Power

Buhari Seeks Qatar’s investment in Nigeria’s Aviation, Petroleum, Power Sectors

Metering: NERC Issues Additional Permits to Discos, MAPs

FG: Kajuru Attack Setback for Promotion of Tourism in Nigeria

NAF to Acquire 18 Aircraft



Osun guber: PDP rejects inclusion of Oyewole in appeal panel

Rights group tasks INEC on access to election materials

Lagos indigenes threaten to sue APC chieftain over statement

Nwoye to Buhari: Give South-East SGF to market APC in the zone

9th senate: Northern youth groups endorse Lawan

Buhari, Emir of Qatar discuss investment opportunities in power, transport, oil

FAAN to shut 9 airports over debts

Nigeria’s borrowing low compared to Ghana, Brazil, others ‘ Finance minister

Buhari directs CBN, Agric. Ministry to bypass collateral

NIMASA appoints 2 new directors, promotes 255 other staff

Badeh: Why we’re still detaining security details, others -DHQ

IGP orders arrest, prosecution of attackers of police officers in Cross River

Enugu CP nabs 4 cops over extortion

Cross River: Ayade begins construction of poultry/livestock farm

2 suspected illegal oil bunkerers killed in Nembe fire

End poverty, crime in Nigeria, Falana tells FG



Oil price stability hinged on global tension outlook as OPEC weighs decision

Buhari grieves over killing of youths, security agents in Gombe

NNPC, Customs, DPR clamp down on petroleum smugglers

Planned legislation on LPG usage to deepen market penetration, says CGSPAN

Cleric tasks Lalong on peace, unity, others

GM/CEO National Theatre, Oyedepo is dead

Cross River begins construction of chicken processing factory

Insecurity : North under siege, says Sen. Sani

Algeria’s richest man held in jail in graft probe

Baba Suwe Flies Out To US For Treatment of Chronic Diabetes

Tinubu wants to control all the power in Nigeria – Dogara



Heavy storm killed 21 in South Africa

Leave collateral, give loans to farmers, Buhari orders CBN, others

NNPC partners Customs, DPR to curb cross-border fuel smuggling

AfDA invests $258m on rehabilitation of damaged infrastructural facilities in N/East ‘ Adesina

My next administration will pay more attention to health, education- Buhari

FG condemns killing of British aid worker, Faye Mooney in Kaduna

FG hails Huawei over impact on Nigeria’s ICT sector

A-Court replies PDP, says Justice Oyewole not on Osun Gov Appeal Panel

CJN: Court asked to declare Justice Muhammad unfit, order new selection

PDP accuses INEC of plotting crisis in Lagos

Tin-Can quay apron collapse threatens port operations

Olam International offers N130bn for Dangote Flour Mill

Awoism and the unending search for transformational leadership in Nigeria: Challenges

FG, Edo govt to feed 21, 928 pupils in 121 schools

Kidnapping: Katsina resident foil attack, kill gang member

Bill to name Federal University Oye-Ekiti after late Adebayo scales 2nd reading



EFCC Arrests Galaxy Boss For Alleged N7bn Fraud

Commission Decries Upsurge In Extrajudicial Killings

Don’t Politicise Onnoghen’s Conviction, MURIC Tells NCEF

43 Years After, Centre Presents Minority Report Of 1976 Draft Constitution

FG Condoles With Kajuru Attack Victims

Kwara Assembly Passes Law Stopping Gov From Dissolving LGs

Tinubu Pursuing Fascist Agenda ‘ Dogara

Hope Rises As UN Offers To Raise $50bn For Lake Chad

19 Die In Jigawa Auto Crash

Onnoghen: FG Yet To Serve Order Of Forfeiture On Banks

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Bombings

NCAA Threatens To Pull Down Over 7,000 Telcos Masts

NSCDC Parade Pregnant Widow, Five Others Over Alleged Sales Of Adulterated Fuel, Kerosine

Our Borrowing Still At 19% To GDP, Low Compared To Ghana, Brazil, Others ‘ Finance Minister

Nigerian Army Employing Maximum Intelligence To Contain Insurgency- COAS

Enugu CP Nabs 4 Cops Over Alleged Extortion



NAFDAC raises alert over falsified anti-hypertension drug

25,000 civil servants to benefit from FG’s training programme

Rapid transformation can’t take place without viable educational system ‘FG

FG to introduce solar tricycles, motorcycles in transport system

A’Ibom, World Bank budget N19bn to tackle floods in three LGs

Proprietress of burnt Edo orphanage appeals for help

Solving Nigeria’s power crisis using nuclear technology

25 dead as bus plunges into ravine in Bolivia

President Trump to make state visit to UK in June

African summit gives Sudan military three months for reforms

Fraudulent SIM registration operators to get 25-year jail term ‘ NCC

UBA Plc shareholders approve, commend subsidiary performance

SEC partners PenCom to boost financial literacy

FMBN increases disbursements by N52bn in two years

NCAA to demolish 7,000 telecom masts for violation of safety regulations

UN Secretary-General to co-chair fundraising session for Lake Chad

Adesina meets Buhari, says AfDB invests $4.5b in Nigeria

Atiku’s citizenship: APC not sincere about claim ‘ Falana

Reps okay Bill to name Federal University Oye-Ekiti after late Gen. Adebayo to second reading

Foreign Ministry condemns killing of British aid worker in Kaduna



Buhari to tell Goje, Ndume: Lawan is APCs candidate

Anti-graft battle: Its no longer business as usual, says Soyinka

Weak revenue profile hindering budget operation

766 petitions filed at 77 election tribunals

EFCC holds Jonathans associate King Turner

Buhari to inaugurate 820 buses, MMIA Road, Oshodi interchange, others today

Buhari woos Qatar on investments, recharge of Lake Chad

Akpabios legal team finally inspects election materials

Insecurity: North under siege, says Sen. Sani

Kwara Assembly stops new govt. from dissolving LG councils

Imo Assembly summons AG, Finance Commissioner over debt profile

Sunmonu to Buhari: ignore IMF pressure on subsidy

Court urged to restrain Buhari from making Muhammad substantive CJN

Robbers invade Aba chicken market

Woman wakes from coma 27 years after

Breaking: Justice Oyewole not on Osun Appeal Panel Appeal Court



Agitation for restructuring a blatant lie ‘ Osoba

Tor Tiv says saddened by communal clashes in Katsina-Ala

Kaigama urges Gov Simon Lalong to continue to promote peace, unity in Plateau

Recruitment: Complaints from applicants resolved ‘ Customs

Insecurity : North under siege, says Sen. Sani

Kogi quintuplets: One child dies, as doctor seeks to relocate family

NAFDAC raises alert over falsified anti hypertension drug

Insurgency: We must collectively work to secure our country, Buratai tells Nigerians

Buhari woos Qatar on investment, recharge of Lake Chad

Buhari expresses sadness over deaths of Christian youths, security agents in Gombe

National Theatre’s General Manager dies in auto crash

ASUU blasts FG, First Lady over proposed Muhammadu Buhari University

Plateau tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike

SOUTH AFRICA: Mudslides, flooding kill 32 in Durban

UNITED STATES: Border militia training to assassinate Obama ‘ FBI

Gombe REC receives award for outstanding performance

Residents of Kaduna communities lament 3-month power outage

Declare our candidate winner of Lagos constituency poll now, PDP tells INEC

9th Assembly: NCWS solicits appointment of more women into principal position

Saraki to Tinubu: Stop smear campaign, dwell on facts


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