Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, April 25, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


ExxonMobil boss identifies unique opportunities of gas to Nigerian economy

Report shows how Nigerians spent N60m on weekend movies

Nigeria’s cocoa production to fall by 10,000MT over weather, ageing trees

Banks as collecting agents for FIRS ‘ a conundrum

CBN boosts liquidity at Inter-Bank forex market with $210m

EFInA,British High Commission to Power Financial Inclusion in Nigeria through Fintech

Economic chokepoints or police checkpoints: Official police corruption as a percentage of GDP

Minimum wage & governors: Pay or resign!

Inevitable choice: Fix new fuel price or full deregulation

Huge pangolin seizures linked to Nigeria worry conservationists



Group demands open ballot in National Assembly, aspirant kicks

Imo APC elders back INEC on Okorochas withheld certificate

Akpabios lawyer accuses INEC of frustrating inspection of materials

Ogun gov-elect tasks police, DSS on Ifo mayhem

APC youths back partys zoning arrangement for National Assembly

PDP vows to unseat Kalu, wants his certificate withdrawn

FG wants Saudi Arabia to invest in refineries

FG pledges to complete satellite assembly plant

FG to boost non-oil revenue via aggressive tax collections

Multiple community levies discouraging patronage of Eastern ports

SIM registration: NCC verifying 95.7m subscribers data

Inter-bank forex market gets $210m boost from CBN

Rising oil price pushes petrol landing cost above N180

Nigerian Navy seeks speedy passage of anti-piracy law

Investors stake N80bn on 30-year FGN bonds

FGll support FinTech companies for economic growth Buharis aide

Seplat to raise $700m for gas development

Rivers revenue agency seals NDDC office over alleged N50bn tax

Electricity generation drops to 3,231MW

Shell announces deepwater discovery in Gulf of Mexico

FG to establish port for solid mineral shipment

Oduduwa was not Igbo prince Oluwo

Boeing puts cost of 737 MAX crisis at $1bn

Boko Haram received training within, outside Africa Defence minister

Anambra will source N2bn monthly to pay minimum wage

Well ensure payment of N30,000 minimum wage NLC

NMA, MDCAN bash Ngige for saying Nigeria has more than enough doctors

Senate blocks move to recognise Kogi as an oil-producing state

Army report on soldiers misconduct not ready, weeks after deadline

Buhari inaugurates projects in Lagos, hails Ambode

Reps to probe $27bn oil revenue loss

Court confirms death sentence for two monks who killed bishop

Calabar prison inmate dies two days after shes delivered of twins

Nigeria among African countries with fresh measles outbreak, says WHO

South African president pledges to mobilise resources to help flood victims

Police wade in as rival cults clash at UNIUYO



Seplat Eyes $700m for Gas Development

Report: Feeding Nigerias Population a Critical Challenge

NCC Moves to Protect 114m Internet Users in Nigeria

180-year Future Debt: BudgIT Warns Ayade over Looming Fiscal Crisis

Report: Gold Worth Billions Smuggled out of Africa

Nigeria Loses Billions of Naira to Illegal Lottery Operators, Says Commission DG

Buhari: FG to Develop Framework for Mobilising Revenue from Non-oil Sector

Tribunal Reserves Judgment in Osun Governorship Election Dispute

SON Confiscates N300bn Fake, Sub-standard Products

Maiduguri Wears New Look as Buhari Visits Borno

Initiate Ideas to Change Your Lives, FG Tells N’Delta Youths

NBS: 1,236 Persons Convicted of Drug Offences in 2018



Tussle for APC’s national secretary hots up as CPC bloc makes strong bid

Osun guber: Oyetola, APC urge Appeal Court to uphold result

Plateau PDP sacks chairman, deputy

Certificate of return: Hearing in Gov. Okorocha’s suit shifted to May 8

Otedola presents $50,000 cheque to Chukwu

Market cap soars by N6.3bn as SAHCOL gets admitted on NSE

Irresponsible reporting affecting power sector investment ‘NBET MD

FG to boost economy through taxation ‘Buhari

SON confiscates N300bn worth of substandard products ‘DG

Senate stalls moves to declare Kogi oil producing state

FG’s N20bn 30-year bond oversubscribed by 400% ‘DMO

Rape: Ayade’s aide, 2 others to face prosecution in Cross River

Inmate who gave birth to twins dies

Zamfara: Banditry, kidnapping, killings, others sponsored by illegal miners ‘FG

Kajuru killings: FTAN calls for tourism police, full-fledged ministry



NCC weighs regulation options on OTT, as stakeholders demand action

Furore over rise in fake drugs-induced deaths, treatment failures worldwide

SON seizes N300b substandard products

Why emotional resilience is important in workplace

Sudan: The coupists and people’s will

Meningitis kills 58 persons, infects 760 others in 15 states

Tony Elumelu seeks double taxation treaties with embassies

Bayelsa NLC urges speedy implementation of new minimum wage

Anti-tumour activity of curcumin on stomach cancer


Electricity tariff in Nigeria too low to sustain steady power supply ‘ Society of Engineers

Two in police net over kidnap/assassination attempt of Ayade’s aide

How digitization is making online crude oil trading easier

Delta Govt Tackling Insecurity in Uwheru Kingdom- Otuaro

Court hears sexual harassment charge against chief justice

Elections: Winner-takes-all syndrome builds tension, complicates situations ‘ Okowa

Osun Gov : A-Court reserves judgement on Oyetola, APC’s appeal

Fatal Shooting at LADOL Free Zone Threatens Nigerian Economy

Telecoms operators warn NCAA on demolition of 7,000 masts

We’ll enact policies for fintech innovation ‘ FG

Scientists unveil revolutionary implant that decodes words directly from thoughts

Dokubo tasks Niger Delta youths on life changing ideas

4 NEMA Staff abducted, one shot in Rivers

APC has pronounced Lawan, Gbajiamila, why fighting ‘ Group warns APC members

Coalition urges APC to enforce party discipline

Boko Haram threatens civilians’ lives in Niger

Calabar prison inmate who delivered twins dies

Police confirm cult clash in UNIUYO



FG Not Committed To Ogoni Clean-up Project

AFEX Condemns Violence Against Journalists

Politician Warns Against Interfering In Oyo NURTW Leadership Crisis

Banditry: APGA Stakeholders Demand More Deployment Of Security

Copyrights Violation: NB, Others To Appear In Court April 29

NNPC’s Subsidiary Set For 90% Seismic Projects Market Share Dominance

NOSDRA Seals Deal With NIMASA To End Marine Oil Pollution

A/Ibom Air To Commence Flight Before May 29 ‘ Commissioner

Youths Can’t Win Elections Because They Don’t Have Money

Mother Kills 4-year-old Daughter In Ondo

Insecurity: God Will Reign Supreme In Nigeria ‘ CAN

CSO To Partner With Kaduna Assembly To Strengthen Implementation Of Relevant Environmental Laws



AAUA Students protest over ‘No payment, No Test

Again, Shi’ites sect storm NASS over continued detention of El-Zakzaky

Yoruba-Igbo ties: Oduduwa was never last child to any Igbo prince ‘ Oluwo

14,406 poorest Oyo households to get N7,500 monthly till 2020

Oyetola, APC, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun election

9th NASS Speakership race: Don’t be intimated.. Bago tells Reps-Elect

Buhari to Ambode: You’ve performed satisfactorily, should be commended

Anambra CP read riot act to highway patrol teams over extortion

60% of lecturers in varsities now PhD holders ‘ Bogoro

Buhari unveils 170-bed Ayinke House after 29 years of abandonment

Dogara decries high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians

Renewable energy now one third of global power capacity

Nigeria, Ghana collaborate to curb cyber crime

NDDC denies owing Rivers govt N50bn IGR

Bad leadership responsible for Niger Delta’s underdevelopment ‘ Mulade

Crisis hits Plateau PDP: Party Chairman,Deputy suspended

Jigawa votes N1bn for food and nutrition, social intervention programme in 2019

Nigerian Guild of Editors clears 23 candidates for May election

Senate confirms Abiola’s daughter as NDIC Executive Director

More trouble for Onnoghen as EFCC drafts charge for fresh trial

Budget distortion: Tinubu murdered fact to pursue fascist agenda ‘ Dogara

Protesting Students shut down Ibarapa Polytechnic over unaccredited courses

Again, Shi’ites sect storm NASS over continued detention of El-Zakzaky

Anambra CP read riot act to highway patrol teams over extortion



Oyetola, APC, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun election

Senate shifts passage of 2019 Budget to April 30

Man accused of planning to kidnap mum

Atiku is our grandson, says Jigawa monarch

Govts, Army, Senate tackle insecurity

Alleged N7b fraud: EFCC freezes Galaxy boss 16 accounts

Reps reject motion to change name of Apo Legislators Quarters Abuja

Elections: Winner-takes-all syndrome builds tension, complicates situations Okowa

Fed Govt to raise non-oil revenue through aggressive tax collection

Telcos tackle NCC over 95.7m invalid SIMs

Fashola outlines housing devt impact on job creation

Fed Govt, states yet to comply with 18% pension increase

Nigerias plans to sell crude at discounted price in order

Cameroon zoom into finals as Nigeria face Angola in 3rd place

15 states currently affected by Meningitis -NCDC



Plateau PDP suspends chair, deputy over alleged diversion of funds

Kwara assembly passes law to prevent dissolution of elected councils

Our victory seen on INEC server not concocted ‘ Atiku tells tribunal

S/West PDP petitions CP, DSS over Lagos chairmanship seat

PDP asks INEC to conduct rerun in Abia North

Protesters demand open voting for 9th NASS leadership

S/Court urged to sack Plateau lawmaker over forgery

Senate confirms Abiola’s daughter as NDIC Executive Director

Numan crisis: Adamawa Speaker lauds PMB for quick intervention

FRSC appoints 4 Deputy Corps Marshals, 14 Assistant Corps Marshals

Different schemes, service conditions affect polys ‘ Registrars

Open University revamps OBJ centre to research, showcase Africa

80% research proposal by Nigerian university Professors poor ‘ Prof Bogoro

Gateman rejects house offer for borehole in his community

Kano converts Nassarawa hospital to Teaching Hospital status

SRI LANKA: Bomber ‘studied in UK and Australia

Obasanjo sold Apo Legislative Quarters for third term agenda ‘ Rep Agbonayinma


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