Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 29 April 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Don’t dissuade HIV/AIDS patients from taking anti-retroviral therapy’

2023 will be turn of Lagos to reject political dictatorship, says Adeniran

Growing concern as correctional facilities risk more jailbreaks

Again, unknown gunmen raze Abia police station, kill two cops in A’Ibom

NIN challenges persist as UTME registration continues

IPOB berates NBC for suspending Channels Television

Audit of military personnel, equipment underway

Local airlines spend N44b yearly on overseas maintenance

Reps allege fraud in NUC’s yearly budgets

Gunmen kill 63-year-old hotelier, wife in Ogun

Traditional rulers call for truce over disputed site of road project in Ijegun

Insecurity: Osun govt. to construct perimeter fence in public schools

Kidnapped hotelier, wife, others regain freedom in Ogbomoso

Police arrest suspected gunrunner in Bayelsa

FRSC nabs suspected human trafficker, rescues five girls in Anambra

Nigeria ranked third-worst nation in new global good governance index

Police say no attack on University of Abuja

NCDC records 156 COVID-19 cases, total now 164,912

The woman selling garri down your street takes payment by phone ‘ so why is Nigerian democracy still so old-fashioned

Tough times ahead for states as FG insists on bailout repayment

Buhari seeks help from U.S. over rising insecurity


INEC to create 2,424 additional polling units for Rivers

Ondo panel awards N755m, says most rights abuse unresolved

Reps okays bill to create additional 111 seats for women

NMA donates UTME forms to 63 rescued Kankara students

Im traumatised, says Senator whose convoy was attacked by bandits

Fraud: AfDB imposes 36-month ban on Nigerian firm, Maxicare

VC condemns govt harassment, Imo controversial varsity shut

Senate demands explanation on N7.5bn withdrawals from NSA, -Ahmed

Cross River takes delivery of second aircraft for state airline

Investors lose N280bn as 23 firms share prices fall

Many investments crippled, poverty will worsen, says LCCI

Nigeria, six others account for 65% global gas flaring World Bank

Death toll hits 14 as suspected herdsmen kill three in Nasarawa

5,801.6MW transmitted to Discos without hitch, says TCN

Contractors blame materials for delay in Lagos stadium completion

Nigerias fuel supply outlook bleak amid forex crisis Report

Presidential fertiliser initiative saved Nigeria $350m NSIA

Assassins kill Lagos socialite month after chieftaincy case victory

Special needs boy dies after drinking kerosene in Lagos

Suspected trans-border drug trafficker, one other arrested with N264m cocaine

Oyo hotelier, wife, seven victims settle kidnappers, secure freedom

Two of three kidnapped Benue varsity students regain freedom

Murdered retired FMC nurses gateman flees, colleagues protest

Four suspected vandals aboard boat burnt to death at illegal refinery

Rainstorm kills two women in Kwara church

Threatening Channels TV is cowardly deflection

Cash crunch: NNPC writes govs, bloated subsidy eats up revenue

Nigeriall overcome insecurity, says Obasanjo

Senate passes bills to establish two varsities in Kogi

Buhari pushing Nigeria to disintegration -Abaribe

Senate approves N216bn as FIRS 2021 budget


CBN Queries First Bank as CEO is ‘Purportedly Ousted’

We Can’t Afford Another Civil War, Says Osinbajo

NSIA: $350m Saved from Presidential Fertiliser Initiative Implementation

FG Approves Policy Document on Fighting Poverty

With New Bill, Senate Empowers AMCON to Seize Debtors’ Assets

FG Grants Dangote Cement N22.32bn Tax Credit

Ohanaeze Demands Prosecution of South-east Violence Perpetrators

Barkindo Seeks Cleaner Oil, Gas Production Techniques

No Missing N10bn, PDP Insists

Yakubu Wants INEC Unbundled before 2023 Elections

Police Deploy Personnel in FCT Borders to Forestall Bandits’ Incursion

Suspected Bandits Attack Edo Senator

Two Police Officers, Four Others Killed in A’ Ibom, Benue, Enugu

Umahi Imposes Curfew on Ebonyi Border Towns

Police Brutality: Panel Recommends N755m for Victims in Ondo

Bill Seeking Additional 111 Seats for Women in N’Assembly Passes Second…

Abducted University Students in Benue Regain Freedom

Digital Economy: FG Urged to Involve Indigenous IT Professionals

FG Restates Commitment to National Development

CBN Urged to Constitute Special Tribunal on Resolution of Islamic Banking Issues

270 million People Facing Starvation Globally


APC postpones South East zonal meeting

Why Kwankwaso is fighting me ‘Senator Gwarzo

2023: Dissecting Orji Kalu’s significant response on presidential aspiration

NIWA MD, Moghalu, declares for Anambra governorship

PDP holds emergency NEC meeting today

Restructuring should start with electing Igbo President in 2023 ‘ Youths

Makinde to Tinubu: APC’ll not rule Nigeria beyond 2023


Police confirm attack on Naval checkpoint in Anambra

Nigeria hits $1.5bn in crypto trading

Police neutralise bandits, recover 2 AK47 riffles in Benue

NEMA to extend relief items to victims of fresh Zamfara attacks ‘spokesman

Kidnapping: Police rescue 2, recover N200,000 in Edo

Police brutality: Judicial panel recommends N755m claims for victims in Ondo

Banditry: Zamfara governor orders demolition of informants, arms suppliers houses

Insecurity: Again, Fani-Kayode blasts those acting as front for bandits, terrorists

NLC demands compensation for COVID-19 victims

One feared dead in cult battle in Imo

JUSUN strike: Edo Judiciary suspends Mondays’ sittings

Insecurity: Reps’ll find solution to ‘intractable’ problem ‘ Gbajabiamila

ECO: Strengthening Naira more beneficial than West African regional currency’ Diplomat

LCCI lists impacts of security challenges on economy

Google’s parent Alphabet posts strong post-pandemic gains

Fees increase: ASUU says 75% of students may drop out of Kaduna varsity

Nigerians spending N190bn on American education in 2020 is indicting ‘ ASUU, NUT

FUOYE suspends Registrar over alleged misconduct

We opened rogue centres to catch exam cheats ‘ JAMB Registrar

Police Commissioner orders uninterrupted patrols around Schools in FCT

Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of new 150 bed Massey Street Children’s Hospital

Millions of liver cancer cases traced to consumption of aflatoxin infected foods ‘ HarvestField

Healthy population: African leaders task on building health capacity

Man’s penis cut off, given to wild pigs to eat for attempting to rape niece

Gunmen kill two policemen, seize rifles, set van ablaze in Akwa Ibom

UK’s government advise on electoral act is wise counsel ‘ MBF

FG, World Bank meet over NBS employment statistics

Investors lose N274bn on NGX in one day

Akwa Ibom govt begins payment of pension, gratuity of retired teachers

Security operatives arrest man for allegedly offering fake employment letters in UNICAL

FEC approves additional N665m for poultry farmers in 4 states

Police brutality: Judicial panel recommends N755m claims for victims in Ondo

Wellbeing of Lagos residents, non-negotiable ‘ Sanwo-Olu assures


Governor Ishaku Seeks Prayer For Mambila Power Project

I Will Use Every Tool, Resource To End Boko Haram ‘ Governor Buni

Legislative Aides Protest Non-payment Of 22 Months’ Salary Arrears

Vendors Appeal To Govt To Release Their Stands

DSS Dismisses Report Of Planned Attack On Abuja

British Govt Pledges Support For Effective Waste Management In Nigeria

NDLEA Seizes N80bn Worth Of Hard Drugs In 100 Days

Ogun Monarchs Canvass Support For Border Institute Bill

NDLEA Seized Hard Drugs Worth N80bn In 100 Days ‘ Marwa

Olu Of Warri Stool: Peace In Sight As Contending Parties Meet

Edo Senator Attacked Twice On Kogi ‘ Abuja Road

Metuh’s Stance On National Issues Led To His Persecution ‘ Group


Insecurity: Nigeria must not become a war zone, APC chieftain tells Buhari

NBA Ilorin raises the alarm over unethical practices

Olu of Warri stool: Peace in sight as parties meet with AIG

Nigeria records 81 new COVID-19 infections, total now 164,993

Safe school programme: Reps to probe N.5bn Chibok school rehabilitation fund

Buhari urges universities to offer automatic employment to first class graduates

N150bn spent on academic staff training in three years ‘ TETFund

We’ll soon reconvene for our 2009 Agreement renegotiation dialogue with FG, says ASUU

Osinbajo to political elite: Tell the truth to your communities

Again, herdsmen kill couple returning from farm in Benue

INEC announces date for 2023 general elections

Judicial panel recommends N755m claims for victims of police brutality in Ondo

Reps warn against breach of extant safety standards at workplace

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu commissions Oxygen Plant at Gbagada General Hospital


N80b hard drugs seized in three months

How Nigeria can achieve zero malaria by 2025, by PSN

FEC approves national poverty reduction strategy

Fed Govt to complete solar projects for 200 PHCs

Delay of Electoral Bill passage threatens 2023 polls

PDP member alleges money laundering offences against party leaders

Lagos detects lies in viral amputee hawkers claims, withholds N25m donation

NDLEA seizes over N80b worth of illicit drugs in 100 days, says Marwa

FEC approves additional N665m for poultry farmers in 4 states

Umahi imposes curfew on Ebonyi land borders

Reps to investigate N500m earmarked for rebuilding Chibok secondary school

Senate passes bills to establish two universities in Kogi


S/Kaduna to Niger State Gov: B/Haram, bandits capture over 100 of our communities

FG to create about one million jobs from Digital Switch Over roll Lai Mohammed

Nigeria needs support of friends to overcome insecurity, says Lawan

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

Wike imposes night curfew at all Rivers land borders

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


Poor electricity: How Fashola mocked sector drivers in 2015 video

Nurses protest killing of member in Abia

Nigeria’s Flutterwave, only African coy to make TIME’s top 100 list

Sovereign authority saves N133bn on fertilizer subsidy

‘Banks should accept intellectual assets as collateral’

Zaria is under threat of armed bandits

Why is Nigeria lagging behind in ban against plastic bags?

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

NDE trains 3,700 on agric dev’t nationwide

‘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

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


Council on Environment seek stronger synergy to drive environmental policies, programmes

Water supply project in south Chinas Guangdong province important guarantee of stable supply of fresh water to Hong Kong

Socialism with Chinese characteristics suits Chinas national conditions the best: former Hungarian PM Peter Medgyessy

2023 Election: INEC to release Timetable after Nov. 6, 2021 Anambra guber poll-Prof.Yakubu

Ishaku toTarabans: Pray for the actualisation of the Mambilla Power Plant project


US servicemen affirm COVID-19 vaccine snub

3 bandits wielding AK-47 rifles meet bitter end in Benue

How I escaped death in gunmen attack ‘ Edo senator

IPOB names Imo govt house after slain ESN commander

Shehu Sani faults Buhari for asking US to relocate AFRICOM hq to Africa

Nigerians Spent $501m On Education In America ‘ US Govt

Nigeria’s collapsed due to APC govt’s bad leadership ‘ Wike


Applause as economy recovers N559bn from non-performing loans

Mideast petrol states ramp up oil-asset sales to raise billions

How short let homes are driving tourism, travel growth in Nigeria ‘ Digital Landlords

We are determined to change luxury real estate landscape in Africa and beyond

Regional security outfits may trigger Nigeria’s needed federalism


Igbo Must Go Back To Culture To Resolve Crises ‘ Ogbonna

State Police, Only Solution To Nigeria’s Insecurity Challenges ‘ Ishaku

I Will Deliver S’West States For PDP, Arapaja Promises

How FG, Mgt, Staff Jointly Killed Nigeria Airways ‘ Mshelia

COVID-19: BioNTech Executive Predicts Europe Will Reach Herd Immunity In Few Months

US Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins Dies At 90

Insecurity: Gov Umahi Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew On Ebonyi Border Areas

LASG To Develop Infectious Disease Research Centre To Tackle Future Health Emergencies


Insecurity: Reps ask Buhari to declare state of emergency

Banditry, tribalism, religious differences call for serious evaluation, dialogue, says Tinubu

Reps blast MDAs over yearly repetition of capital projects since 2015

Stop treating criminal acts with kid gloves, Atiku tells governments, others

Insecurity: Buhari asks U.S to relocate AFRICOM hqtrs to Africa

Zulum: I visited Aso Rock to tell Buhari truth on Borno attacks

Channels TV admits erring, apologises for breach of broadcasting code, says NBC

Nigeria will overcome current security challenges ‘ Osinbajo

Windstorm destroys over 70 households in Adamawa community


Attackers of police personnel must not go unpunished

Road construction: Dangote Cement secures N22.3bn tax credit

Fertiliser initiative: NSIA saves $350m in forex exchange

Senate gives ministry, others ultimatum over N7.5bn secret withdrawal

PDP calls for NEC meeting to discuss insecurity, Anambra poll

N5trn debt: Senate empowers AMCON to seize debtors’ assets

Akeredolu: Nigeria’s security architecture can’t solve insecurity challenges

Nigeria’s problem not corruption but ethnic triumphalism ‘Abaribe

Obasanjo: Nigeria will not be consumed by insecurity


Under 24 hours: Gunmen attack Senator twice on Lokoja-Abuja road

Defending champion Djokovic to miss Madrid Open

2023: INEC worried over delay in passage of Electoral Act, fixes date for general elections

World Immunization Week: Poverty, low education, geographic barriers still challenge ‘ USAID

Nigeria unveils homegrown plagiarism software

Breaking: Again, gunmen attack security checkpoint in Anambra

Shun cyber crimes, EFCC charges students, corps members

INEC to create more access, inclusion for PWDs ‘ Commissioner


Audit personnel, military equipment now, Armed Forces Reform Committee tells FG

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

Audit personnel, military equipment now, Armed Forces Reform Committee tells FG

FG to upgrade irrigation tech, enhance agric, economic growth

Nation building, not regionalism is the solution to Nigerias challenges Ex Director NYSC


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