Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

PUNCH

Shun tuition fee increment, coalition urges Kaduna govt

Protest over killing of IDPs by suspected herdsmen in Benue

Hoodlums raze high court in Abakaliki, injure security guards

Anger as bank customer slumps, dies in Port Harcourt

BREAKING: Lawan swears in Ibezim as Imo-North senator

SOKAPU slams El-Rufai as bandits kill two varsity students

Current challenges preparing Nigeria for the future, says Osinbajo

Doctored videos against me coming, says Pantami
How my 15-year-old daughter was abducted, forcefully converted to Islam and married off at Emirs palace Katsina septuagenarian farmer
Rise above primordial sentiment on Pantami, PFN tells Buhari
Troops kill Imo undergraduate, shoot another
NAF probes several soldiers killed in Borno airstrikes, attack
FG warns against travelling to India, South Africa, Turkey, Brazil
Akeredolu ex-deputy has returned vehicles with him -Ondo
PDP threatens to sue Ogun, alleges fraud in COVID-19 fund spending
NGE, others condemn NBC threat to suspend Channels licence
PDP tackles member alleging 10bn mismanagement
CRiver outfit arrests father, wife, son for alleged kidnapping
Only eight states funding pension scheme -Okowa
Nigerians losing money to investment scams EFCC
Electricity tariffs may rise in July, NERC plans review
All international airportsll become fully operational soon FG
Oil drops to $65 as Indias COVID-19 cases surge
Oil imports gulped $1.32bn in 2020, says CBN
NNPC hinges petrol price hike on FG, labour talks
Mambilla power: NLC, others oppose 50% capacity reduction
Six feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos
Police swoop on three Delta kidnappers collecting ransom, rescue victim
Abducted Ondo construction workers, Ekiti LG official, others released, cultists nabbed
Family sources ransom as businessman, nursing wife, others abducted in Oyo hotel
Well probe final year students death LAUTECH
One dead, three injured in Lagos crash
Police arrest 40 Delta suspected cultists, vigilantes during initiation
Brutalised refinery worker loses sight, command probes cop

THISDAY

Elumelu Explains $120m Investment in Transcorp Hotels, Assures Shareholders of Better Days
NCDMB Partners ANOH Gas on Oil Industry Training Centre
WBank: Power Sector Credibility Depends on Visible Results
NEITI, EFCC Move to Halt Graft in Extractive Industries
Delta Community Threatens to Shut Down Agips Operations
NDPHC to Boost Power Supply to Edo, Delta, Others
Lagos Targets Conversion of One Million Vehicles to Autogas
Chevron Spends N26bn on Egbema/Gbaramatu Devt in 16 Years
Eni Plans New JVs in Africa to Tackle Energy Transition Debts

SUN

How gunmen invaded Igbohos house in Ibadan

Scores injured, property destroyed as Okada riders, NURTW clash in Lagos

APC raises the alarm over disturbing insecurity

Ijaw youths give FG ultimatum to set up NDDC board

Governors behind financial autonomy debacle ‘ Akwa Ibom lawmaker

Ekiti 2022: Lere Olayinka appointed spokesperson of Bisi Kolawole guber campaign

Banking sector credit to private sector rises 2.5 % to N20.37tr
Private sector seeks FG’s intervention on rising inflation
Remittance: ABCON advocates measures to counter cryptocurrencies
BEDC partners NDPHC on power to customers
Transcorp to continue engagement with FG, NBET over legacy debts
Insecurity: Buhari dealing with difficult situation Gbajabiamila
FG bans importation of refined sugar from free trade zones
Blinken, US secretary of state, meets Buhari, Onyeama
FG doles out N120bn subsidy to cushion tariff adjustment
Gunmen attack Imo commissioner
Buharis supposed fight against insurgency, banditry is facade PFN
Boko Haram takes over 50 Niger villages, hoists flag
Killer husband nabbed in Bayelsa

GUARDIAN

US, Britain rush supplies to virus-stricken India

Government’s initiatives will save local media content business, says EMCOAN

EFCC cautions Nigerians against Bitcoin, forex trading, others

Prepare for third COVID-19 wave, Nigerians warned

Commercial banks’ loan exposure to government hits N1.8 trillion

Ogun will begin bus mass transit, rail operations to Lagos, others soon, says Abiodun

30 years after, UNESCO commemorates anniversary of Press Freedom Day

PDP threatens court action as Afegbua drags Secondus to EFCC, ICPC
APC condemns attack on Uzodimma’s residence, police formations in Abia, Imo, others
Many injured as NURTW members, okada operators clash in Lagos
Mortein, FG, Ogun State Join Forces To ‘Fight To End Malaria
Gunmen invade Anambra village, kill 9
Nigeria moves to eliminate child labour in four years
Nothing wrong with labour, blame society’s docility, says Ambali

VANGUARD

Delta Govt directs levels 1-12 workers to resume work

UNIZIK confab identifies electoral fraud as bane of Nigeria’s democracy

Imo North: APC’s Frank Ibezim sworn in as Senator

CSOs demand INEC independence, protest exclusion of e-voting in Electoral Act

Darkness awaits us if we don’t end attacks on our citadels of learning ‘ Atiku warns

Gov Ortom in tears as armed herdsmen militia invade Benue IDPs camp, kill 7 injure many

2023: APC’ll take Delta, some other States in South-South ‘ Omo-Agege
Nigeria’ll conquer all odds, become stronger in Africa ‘ Masari
NSCDC sets up committee to investigate alleged extortion in Kebbi
Owerri Attack: Panic as gunmen shoot Imo commissioner, others
Anambra imposes curfew on six communities
Five trailers burnt beyond recognition with millions of naira worth of goods in kwara
Buhari will deal with terrorists, criminal gangs ‘ APC assures Nigerians
GPN governorship candidate, AA Zaura defects to APC
UTME Registration: JAMB to reimburse candidates affected by multiple SMS charges
Education among top priorities of 9th House ‘ Gbajabiamila
Three Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi students kidnapped by gunmen
COVID-19: Nigeria records 8,763 cases of adverse vaccine reaction, to receive 28m doses of J&J vaccines
Lagos NMA tasks federal, state govts on malaria elimination
Peace in health sector threatened as FG stops salaries of medical house officers, interns
EU sues AstraZeneca over vaccine delivery shortfall
Pharmaceutical coy rolls out activities for 40 anniv in Nigeria
Bandits kill 2 more Greenfield university students, insist on ransom
Police launch manhunt for abductors of hotelier, others in Oyo

LEADERSHIP

BREAKING: Gunmen Attack Benue IDPs’ Camp, Kill 7

Why Many Professional Bodybuilders And Hollywood Actors Swear By ‘More Plates More Dates

JUST-IN: Gunmen Kill 2 Soldiers, Security Guard In Ebonyi

BREAKING: Senate President Swears-in Ibezim As New Imo North Senator

JUST-IN: Pantami Raises Alarm Over Alleged Fresh Plot To Smear His Image

JUST-IN: Kano Govt Orders Closure Of School Over Security Threat

TRIBUNE

Insecurity: CD gives six-mths ultimatum to Buhari to fix Nigeria or resign

Suspected herdsmen attack IDP camp, kill seven, we lost over 70 people in two weeks, says Benue gov

Arsonists invade, set part of Federal High Court Abakaliki ablaze

Clerk of Senate swears in Ibezim as Imo North Senator

Buhari meets Zulum, Tinubu, Akande in Aso Rock

JPTS warns African University of Benin, Cotonou against offering admission to Nigerian undergraduates without transcript

NPA turns screw on BUA Sugar Refinery, bans importation from FTZ

Police partner IPAN, as group plans protest against hoodlums in Anambra

Kebbi NSCDC sets up five-man committee over alleged extortions

Equities market sustains positive sentiments as ASI adds 0.1 per cent
Okada is not empowerment, empower constituents with skills, lawmaker tells colleagues
Presidential committee, ministry to close rank on internal security
Anambra 2021: APC need credible candidate to defeat APGA, PDP ‘ Moghalu
Nigeria records 37 new COVID-19 infections, total now 164,756
BREAKING: Gunmen attack another police station in Imo, kill five policemen
I almost died in hands of kidnappers, Yenagoa-bound passenger recounts ordeal
NUP delegates’ conference x-rays pensioners’ pathetic condition, calls for minimum pension review
Why we ‘ll sustain nationwide strike despite FG offers ‘ ASUP
Facebook launches COVID-19 vaccine awareness in Nigeria
Polaris Bank sustains profit growth with N28.9bn (PBT) in 2020 financial year

NATION

Some bandits have repented, stopped kidnapping Gumi

JUST IN: Senate opens debate on insecurity

Hoodlums raze Federal High Court Abakaliki

Sanwo-Olu seeks Fed Govtssupport in financing developmental projects
Abdulrazaq, PDP disagree over alleged development strides rating
Insecurity: VC urges students to stay on campus
Afenifere denies appointing secretary general
Exploring AfCFTA gains with cross-border expansions
U.S.-Nigeria private sector partnership to improve cancer patient care
Osinbajos leadership style fascinates faith leaders, says CAN president
COVID-19: FG to impose travel restrictions on India, Brazil, Turkey
Gunmen kill 19 in Anambra
NGE, SERAP, PDP fault NBCs sanction on Channels Tv
Banks electronic transfers hit N356.47tr
NERC mulls another electricity tariffs review
EFCC: Operating without police investigators

DAILY TIMES

Many injured as NURTW officials clash with commercial motorcyclists in Lagos

Injustice, failed family system reason for insecurity- Okorocha

Open Grazing: South-East Governors to enforce ban

Payment Of N50,000 COVID-19 Grant To Continue FG

I Dont Want To Be President, But Ill Take It If Granted Orji Kalu

We wont allow Imo become killing field- APC

Court acquits German monk who gave church asylum to refugee

UFC to fight in Africa in 2022 in honour of African champion Kanaru Usman
Many injured as NURTW officials clash with commercial motorcyclists in Lagos
Injustice, failed family system reason for insecurity- Okorocha
Open Grazing: South-East Governors to enforce ban
Payment Of N50,000 COVID-19 Grant To Continue FG
I Dont Want To Be President, But Ill Take It If Granted Orji Kalu
We wont allow Imo become killing field- APC
Court acquits German monk who gave church asylum to refugee
Italian police arrest 99 in anti-Mafia operations
Soldiers, varsity students, others slain as terrorists, guerrillas strike in north, east
Boko Haram seizes territory, hoists flag in Niger State
Ignoring federal character principle in appointments heating up polity Senate
US Secretary of State meets Buhari, Onyeama today
WHO, health experts hail Oxford malaria vaccine
Residents fled as Boko Haram launch attacks in Gwoza, Borno
Zulum pays tribute to fallen soldiers in Mainok
Judge Pantami on service records, not comments APC Advocates Forum
National Film Institute to start awarding doctoral degree MD
Breaking: NBC suspends Channels TV for talks with IPOB
Ogun will commence Bus Mass Transit, rail operations to Lagos, others soon Abiodun

HERALD

Pornhub CEO’s Mansion Goes Up In Flames In Suspected Arson

Banditry: Northerners going through trials, tribulations ‘ El-Rufai

My 40 years old marriage ‘still dey leak’ ‘ Charly Boy

Gunmen In White Buses Kill Soldiers, Civilian In Ebonyi

Kaduna govt. to spend N1.6b on school uniforms ‘ Commissioner

Lagos Police debunks attack on policemen by motorcycle operators

Nigeria Is On The Brink Of Civil War’ ‘ Reekado Banks Warns

Kim Kardashian Allegedly Dating CNN Presenter Van Jones Amid Divorce

Police confirm killing of 5 policemen in fresh Imo attack

AUTHORITY

Nigeria will overcome current security challenges- Osinbajo

Victim Support Fund Donates 60,000 COVID-19 Test Kits to NYSC

Gov Ortom in tears as armed herdsmen militia invade Benue IDPs camp, kill 7 injure many

42 Niger Communities Under Boko Haram Control Senator Musa

BREAKING: Hoodlums Set Court On Fire In Ebonyi

Plateau Peace Initiative: Government, religion on trial in the public court- Inter-Religious Council

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Security Expert Urges Hoteliers To Be Vigilant, Adopt Measures To Secure Surroundings

Buhari Hosts Gov Zulum, Asiwaju Tinubu

El-Rufa’i, Tambuwal Call For Collective Action To End Banditry

Explosive-laden ‘Drone’ Boat Targets Saudi Port Of Yanbu

How Tomike Perfectly Concealed Her Pregnancy From Public Glare

Litigants Lament As Judiciary Workers’ Strike Persists

Suspected Herdsmen Attack IDPs Camp, Kill 7 ‘ Ortom

LASU Campus Safe, Secured -Management

NIGERIAN PILOT

INSECURITY: THINGS FALLING APART IN NIGERIA

Plateau Revenue Board tasks LGAs on IGR drive

ECWA expresses worries over external, internal borrowings by FG

FCMB customer deposits hit N1.2trn mark

RMAFC to review emoluments of political office holders, Judiciary

TAJBank records highest EPS in Banking Industry, N845m PAT

NBC suspends Channels TV, fines station 5m

Judicial and legislative autonomy: Matters arising

Again, one person adopted in Kuje, as kidnappers demand N15m ransom

NEW TELEGRAPH

Presidency’s unacceptable defence of Pantami
JUST IN: Another police station razed as gunmen kill five policemen, abduct one in Imo
Black Monday as Nigeria witnesses killing spree
Insecurity: Boko Haram hoists flag in Niger
Black Monday as Nigeria witnesses killing spree
Army: Terrorists kill officer, 6 soldiers in Borno attack
Census: US population hits 331m as Texas gains Congress seats, Calif. loses first time
Army: Terrorists kill officer, 6 soldiers in Borno attack
PDP: N10bn fraud allegation against NWC spurious, irresponsible
Insecurity: Buhari’s dealing with difficult situation, says Gbajabiamila
MultiChoice unveils Abegas headline sponsor for Big Brother Naija Season 6
Bitcoin jumps 8%, on course to snap five days of losses
Experts predict tepid growth for Nigeria amid inflation
Clients shun real estate promos over hidden charges
Gridlock: Non-oil export drops by 35%
Shareholders laud FCMB, approve N2.97bn dividend

BLUEPRINT

How gunmen invaded Imo Police headquarters again, slaughterered 5 Police officers
COVID-19: Hesitancy still strong as FG vaccinates 1.2m Nigerians
Gov Sani Bello raises red alert: Boko Haram 2 hours from Abuja, hoists flag in Niger
Nigeria to partner with Turkey on STI
How Nigeria can return to IMO Council seat ‘ Akerele
COVID-19: FG vaccinates 1.2m Nigerians, says hesitancy still strong
Revealed! When first batch of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccines will expire
TGIC mobilises over N6.8bn for investments, plans to empower 10,000 youth
AGPC set to invest $10m on capacity development initiatives
Ogun monarchs back Border Institute Bill, storm Senate
Ogun to begin BMT, rail operations to Lagos soon ‘ Abiodun
How women can help curb insecurity ‘ Okorocha
We’ll deepen partnership with WHO to sustain progress ‘ Wike
Appointments: Senate tasks Buhari on merit, federal character
DSS invites group leader for alleged plan to stage secession protest
Smart Homes commissioned in Abuja
Let’s tackle poverty by empowering Nigerians ‘ Akinremi
Breaking: Lift suspension on Channels TV or face legal action, SERAP tells FG
Abuja: N15m demanded as one kidnap in Pegi

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