Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

 

PUNCH

NIDCOM mourns Nigerian who died trying to save drowning Briton

52 northern groups ask UN, others to back Biafra agitation

Pantami, part of Buharis plan to islamise Nigeria, says MASSOB

Report ranks Nigeria third worst country in the world

No going back on no ransom, no negotiation policy, says El- Rufai

Firemen save Ebonyi federal high court after fire bomb attack

Govs cry out, demand action from Buhari as 21 more Nigerians killed

Channels TV: NUJ kicks, says NBC threat outrageous

Gunmen raid Ebonyi community, kill policeman, three shot, robbed

Many killed as soldiers, police clash with gunmen in Enugu

Anambra poll: PDP describes some aspirants as spies

Kaduna abducted students beg for rescue in bandits new video

Diri sets up panel to tackle payroll fraud

Saraki urges Buhari, APC to seek help on insecurity

Protesters storm National Assembly over non-passage of Electoral Bill

ASUU, others fault Netherlands on Africas BSc certificates

Lagos to award fourth Mainland Bridge contract December

Buhari appeals to US over insecurity, wants AFRICOM in Nigeria

COVID-19 resurgence, threat to oil demand recovery OPEC

CBN injects $1.47bn into forex market in one month

N15.71bn petroleum products lost to vandalism in 2020 NNPC

Nigeria now our biggest market Crypto trading platform

Ecobank Groups Q1 profit rises to N40.3bn

Banks maintained stable financial soundness, says MPC member

Accountant-general, NEITI vow to recover N69.5bn, $5.31bn from extractive industries

ICPC probe uncovers 2,000 tax-evading firms, recommends prosecution

Reps threaten MDAs duplicating items in annual budgets

European Parliament approves Brexit trade deal

#EndSARS means enforcing compensation for police misconduct

Pregnant Lagos businesswomans corpse found in bathroom

Man arrested for defrauding Bureau De Change operator of $10,000

Gunman kills one in Rivers, security tightened at borders

Three policemen dismissed as victim of extortion applauds command

Nigerian-American nabbed for buying twins, Abia baby factory shut

Lagos clamps down on okada plying restricted routes, seizes 2,000

Two soldiers, civilian gunned down in Ebonyi checkpoint attack

EFCC arrests 18 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos

FRSC blames dangerous driving as five killed in Ogun crash

Students demand prosecution of killer-soldiers over Imo undergraduates death

FRSC warns motorists as driver crushes officer, injures two in Delta

Insecurity: Ortom accuses Buhari of working for Fulani to take over Nigeria

Terrorists kill three European journalists in Burkina Faso

Michael Jackson: Accuser loses claim against late singers estate

Insecurity: Senate to meet Buhari, summons service chiefs

Burna Boys mother makes Billboards 2021 International Power Players list

EFCC sets up chemical laboratory to fight illegal oil bunkering

Insecurity: Buhari overwhelmed, needs help, says Saraki

NDLEA raids illicit drug outlets in Kogi

THISDAY

Tambuwal, El-Rufai Rally North-west States to Combat Banditry

OPS Urges FG to Save Economy as Insecurity Worsens

Afenifere Postpones 70th Anniversary Celebrations, Laments Nationwide Strife

Medical Specialists Advocate Two-week Closure of Airports to Foreign Flights

Nigeria’s Actual Daily Oil Production Unknown, NEITI Insists

OPEC Leaves Production Plan Unchanged, Cancels Ministers’ Meeting

Tinubu: Nigeria Must Remain United to Tackle National Challenges

Bandits Release another Video of Abducted Kaduna Forestry School’s Students

Finally, Ibezim Takes Oath as Imo North Senator

Ortom, IDPs Kick as Suspected Herdsmen Kill Seven in Benue

Army Threatens to Sue those Sharing Photos of Slain Soldiers

Osinbajo: Nigeria will Overcome Current Security Challenges

19 Bandits’ Informants Nabbed in Niger

Rivers Imposes Curfew to Avert Security Breaches

FG to Monitor Exclusivity of TV Programmes

NAF Trains 233 Pilots in US, UK, S’Africa to Tackle Insecurity

Zulum: I Have Told Buhari Truth about North-east Security Challenge

NNPC, Tanker Owners Meet to Enhance Seamless Petrol Supply

Delta Community Threatens to Shut Down Agips Operations

SUN

Islamic finance assets to hit $3.69tr by 2024 ‘CBN

Is EFCC legally empowered to assess persons’ declaration of assets’ (5)

NDDC board: Ijaw youths under pressure to suspend protest

Threat alert: Why you should not install WhatsApp Pink

Nigerias unity key to surmounting security challenges Tinubu

COVID-19: Delta orders junior staff to resume work

4 years after,executive order fails to tame corruption, congestion at ports

Policeman killed as gunmen attack bank, fuel station in Ebonyi

Port of Antwerp offers Shipper’s Council training on efficiency

2 soldiers, 2 others killed, High Court burnt in Ebonyi

Insecurity manifestation of bad leadership Wike

Confusion as AAU Ekpoma appoints 2 registrars

3 myths Nigerians must discard to regain lost glory Ozigbo

Reps seek state of emergency in security

Nigerias situation massively complex Duddridge, UK Minister for Africa

GUARDIAN

Bodies pile up as Covid overwhelms India

Tough times ahead for states as FG insists on bailout repayment

Buhari seeks help from U.S. over rising insecurity

Medical doctor arrested for allegedly being Boko Haram informants

Nigerian politicians own properties worth $400m in Dubai

Edo government pledges financial autonomy for judiciary

Kaduna Assembly suspends three lawmakers, declares ex-speaker’s seat vacant

Police dismiss three officers for allegedly extorting LASU student

Family of murdered student in Taraba seeks compensation

Ransom payment hasn’t stopped kidnapping, says El-Rufai

Fintiri inherited N140b debt, took N15b loan for projects

Edo records zero death from COVID-19 in six weeks

Unknown persons set Anambra monarch’s palace ablaze

VANGUARD

Minister calls for investment in local production of bitumen

Insecurity: Kano government closes down school over fear of attack

Indigenous plagiarism detection software launched in Abuja

Terrorism in Nigeria is complex ‘ UK Minister

We have no plans to sack anyone ‘ FUOYE VC

ADC offers TuBaba, DJ Switch, Musa, others free tickets to contest 2023 elections

Stop erecting billboards under powerlines, IBEDC appeals to billboard owners

Tinubu vows to sustain Nigeria’s progressive agenda beyond 2023

Nigerians love APC, can rule beyond 2023 ‘ Tinubu

Insecurity: Buhari meets with Zulum, Tinubu, Akande in Aso Rock

Nigerian Navy acquires Hydrographic Research vessel for maritime safety

FG awards section 2 of Apapa/Oshodi expressway

Customs makes log book mandatory for vehicle importers

FG creates vehicle database to checkmate duty evasion, theft

NIMASA kick-starts action on ports digitisation, 24 hours operations

As the Presidency hogwashes Pantami, Ohaneze warns on Igbo youths

Insecurity: Kano government closes school for fear of attack

Hoodlums set Federal High Court Abakaliki ablaze ‘ Police

Tension in Imo over attacks by unidentified gunmen ‘ report

See police officers as brothers, sisters, AIG begs Nigerians

Road accidents claim 51 lives in Edo ‘ FRSC

Nigeria Correctional Service not recruiting ‘ Spokesman

Housewives in Makurdi lament high cost of food items, consumables

EKSU authorities lack powers to proscribe union activities ‘ NAAT

Oil prices remain low despite OPEC ministerial meeting

LEADERSHIP

Gunmen In Shooting Spree In Imo

Police Confirm 1 Death, Burning Of Station In Sokoto

Combating The Menace Of Out-of-school Children

Buhari Bows To Pressure, Seeks US Help To Tackle Insecurity

Olu Of Warri: The Need To Heed Okowa’s Call To Support Prince Emiko

Build Contingency Funding For Health Emergencies, WHO Tells Nigeria

We Can’t Surrender Kaduna To Criminals ‘ el-Rufai

PIB, New Electoral Law To Be Ready May, June ‘ Lawan

Declare State Of Emergency On Security, Reps Tell Buhari

Dabiri-Erewa Mourns Nigerian Who Died Saving A Woman In London

Bandits Release New Video Of Abducted Kaduna College Students

Insecurity: Incessant Attacks on Police Formations and Implications

Insecurity: We Can’t Surrender Kaduna To Criminals, el-Rufai Declares

Insecurity: 109 Senators To Meet Buhari

Insecurity: Seek For Help Now, Saraki Tells Buhari

EFCC To Set Up Chemical Lab To Fight Illegal Oil Bunkering

Relocate AFRICOM Headquarters To Africa, Buhari Tells US Govt

TRIBUNE

Nigeria records 156 new COVID-19 infections, total now 164,912

We seek your support as we remain family, friends, AIG tells stakeholders

Russia fines Apple $12 million for ‘abusing’ dominant position

Ortom in Delta, says level of injustice, unfairness, inequality responsible for various agitations

NBA to Okowa: ‘When will full payment of all IGR back to the Judiciary commence

Dabiri-Erewa eulogies Nigerian who drowned trying to save woman who fell from London Bridge

Lagos govt reconfigures 28 junctions, 22 ongoing for free flow of traffic

Wike blames Nigeria woes on APC-led government’s bad leadership

Kaduna Assembly extends suspension of three members, declares Sabon Gari seat vacant

CSOs demand electronic voting task NASS to expedite action on passage of electoral bill

Corporate entities: ICPC drags 2,000 firms into tax net

NATION

Nigeriall overcome security challenges, says Osinbajo

Danjuma foundation lifts NYSC with 60,000 rapid test kits

Channels TV apologises for breach of broadcasting code

El-Rufai: ransom payment hasnt stopped kidnapping

Kogi secures $100m agric loan from AfDB

APC has bright chances of ruling Nigeria beyond 2023, says Tinubu

Insecurity: Senate seeks establishment of permanent joint police-Army Command base in Niger

Fourth Mainland Bridge contract award December Lagos Govt

We wont surrender to criminals Kaduna Govt

Reps urge FG to declare State of Emergency on security challenge

BFA oversees deal as Davido becomes Aspira ambassador

HERALD

Army threatens to sue those sharing slain soldiers’ photos on social media

Insecurity: Buhari, APC need help ‘ By Bukola Saraki

Insecurity: Relocate hq of AFRICOM to Africa ‘ Buhari tells US govt

Davido’s Uncle Ademola Adeleke Bags Bachelor’s Degree From US Varsity

Chibok girls: Why I blamed Jonathan for not negotiating with B’Haram ‘ El-Rufai

APC will rule Nigeria beyond 2023 ‘ Tinubu says after meeting Buhari

Security has continued to elude the nation ‘ Senate

Nobody can Islamise or Christianise Nigeria’ ‘ Sheikh Gumi

DAILY TIMES

Nigeria needs support of friends to overcome insecurity, says Lawan

Growing insecurity: Buhari asks US to relocate AFRICOM headquarters to Africa

Reps panel discovers NUCs duplication of annual budget

Wike imposes night curfew at all Rivers land borders

APC, PDP leaders pretend as enemies in public but meet in secret Fayose

Igbo womens group decry high insecurity in Southeast

Fourth Mainland Bridge contract award December Lagos Govt

Desist from illegal movement out of Nigeria- FG warns

China launches robot prototype capable of catching space debris with net

N10b petition against PDP by Afegbua, spurious, irresponsible Party

Biden increases minimum wage for federal contractors to $15/hr

DAILY TRUST

Insecurity: Buhari seeks US help, wants AFRICOM relocated to Africa

Insecurity: ‘Theatre command has no business being in Maiduguri’

People in govt sabotaging security agencies – Borno Elders Forum’s dean

No partnership will resolve Nigeria’s security situation – UK

Police kill motorcyclist in Osun

Reps probe recurring capital projects in MDAs budgets

Stop sharing photographs of ‘killed-in-action soldiers’ on social media, army pleads

Zaria is under threat of armed bandits

Time for ‘Fire & Fury’ on Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists

Why is Nigeria lagging behind in ban against plastic bags?

Electricity tariff review: Consumers, experts urge FG to soft-pedal amidst economic woes

‘We’ll make Lekki Seaport bigger than Apapa port’

Maritime security: NIMASA to train 250 cadets

Ondo IGR jumps to N2bn monthly — Akeredolu

Senator Abbey deny $650m NNPC contract scam

Customs seizes drug-laden container

Oil workers, drivers to join Apapa port e-call up

Airlines bleed over N25bn annual maintenance cost

TCN cuts system collapse as grid power rises — MD

Onitsha Port can handle 1,000 containers monthly — Moghalu

FG faults W/Bank’s claim on poor electricity

AUTHORITY

Insecurity: Senate seeks audience with Buhari on state of nation

Herdsmen chase us out of our farmland -Ogoni women

Insecurity: Buhari begs America for help

Ebonyi: 2 soldiers killed by unknown gunmen at check point

Kukah, Nweze, Flanagan, others, brainstorm on national development

Pantami saga: A sad commentary, says PFN

Anambra Guber: APGA stalwart optimistic of victory

Gov. Bello seeks partnership to fight insecurity

BUSINESSDAY

Nigeria in crisis: Where are the corporate leaders & organized private sector

Who says Nigerians don’t pay taxes

Should banks compensate their customers

No job in Nigeria yet workforce to double in 30yrs

Nations scramble to protect their people from spreading Indian coronavirus scourge

Italian Police arrests 30 suspected Nigerian gang members across 14 provinces

Nigeria to receive 29.8m doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine from AU

Banking in Nigeria: 45m customers up for grabs

DAILY INDEPENDENT

PSN Calls For Free Malaria Test, Treatment For Under-Fives, Pregnant Women

Cancer: Consul General Lauds U.S./Nigeria Private Sector Partnership To Improve Patient Care

Afenifere At 70: Footprints Of A Colossus Movement

Issues As Sanwo-Olu Endorses Anti-Corruption Agency Law

The United States Travel Warning On Nigeria

21st Century Technologies Commits $75m To Ogun Digital Economy Project

Power Supply Has Improved, FG Tells World Bank

Terrorists’ Kill Three European Journalists In Burkina Faso

FRSC Officer Crushed, Two Injured As Car Crashes Into Van In Delta

Insecurity: Nigeria Needs Support To Overcome Challenges- Lawan

Boko Haram: Yobe Strategizes For Peaceful Coexistence

NMA President, Professor Ujah Raises Alarm Over Cases Of Insecurity In Parts Of Nigeria

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

Nigeria Emerges Paxful’s Biggest Market With $1.5bn Turnover

PDP Secretary Kidnapped In Jigawa

PEOPLESDAILY

Insecurity: Buhari dealing with tough times -Gbajabiamila

Ex-Gwagwalada Chairman wins APC chairmanship primaries election

Gbajabiamila express concern over banks’ ‘hidden’ charges, exploitative marketing in Nigeria

NBC fine against Channels TV is draconian, says PDP

Boko Haram takes over 50 communities in Niger, hoist flag ‘ Gov

953 lives lost to malaria in Borno in 4 years ‘ Official

Afegbua drags PDP to EFCC, ICPC over alleged N10b fraud

NEW TELEGRAPH

Ortom weeps as herdsmen attack Benue IDP camp, kill seven, injure scores

Buhari needs cooperation, understanding to fight insecurity, says Tinubu

Attack on schools: Atiku warns of looming danger

Defection: 2 PDP govs ignore pleas, set to join APC

Stop stirring religious crisis, CAN cautions Muslim leaders

Worsening Insecurity: NASS demands state of emergency, summons NSA, security chiefs

BLUEPRINT

EFCC floats chemical lab to fight oil bunkering

Insecurity in Borno, northeast: What Zulum told Buhari

Senate on worsening insecurity: It’s shameful Nigeria is on fire

Sugar war: NPA sides with Dangote against BUA, bans sugar importation from FTZ

Wema Bank’s revenue drops as loan restructuring bites

MTN slashes data price in South Africa, mum on Nigeria

UBA leads as banking sector sacks over 8,000 workers in 2020

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