Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 30 April 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


India: Experts warn of looming danger, US directs citizens to leave

Repentant BHaram fighters may be denied US visa Ex-envoy

Abe defends Sylva over alleged $650m oil scam cover-up

Geidam under terrorists control, occupying farmlands, propagating Jihad Residents

Ogoni women farmers lament farm destruction by herdsmen

Forget Ebube Agu, support ESN, group tells SEast govs

Gunmen kidnap two in Plateau missionary school, one rescued

Only Kano anti-corruption agency working like EFCC, ICPC -Ganduje

Expert laments increase mental health cases in Nigeria

We dont spend recovered funds, says ICPC chairman

Bauchi suspends Islamic cleric indefinitely, alleges inciting sermons

We’re not aware of arms, bombs importation into Imo Govt, police

FG declares Monday public holiday for Workers Day

Rivers declares state wide curfew to curb rising insecurity

Recovering N94tn unremitted fund, solution to economic crisis -Falana

Visit bandits, kidnappers sponsors with judgment, PFN cries to God

Dont be lenient with bandits, Matawalle tells judges

Forex trading gaining momentum in Nigeria

Woman collapses in church while fasting, dies in Lagos hospital

Police bust illegal wine factory, arrest owner in Delta

Gunmen abduct AAU prof going to farm in Edo

EFCC arrests 67 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ogun, Ondo

Edo traders protest rising fish prices

Edo police seek information on kidnappers of Rivers-bound passengers

11 suspected bandits arrested in Oyo by Amotekun, vigilantes, handed over to police

Residents confused over drowning of 17-year-old girl in Kwara

Painter impersonates Oba Elegushi, defrauds Facebook lover of N51m

Senate summons finance minister, Attahiru on N199bn anti-terror fund spending

Nigerian tweeps applaud Davido for new music video

BREAKING: Police bar Yoruba Nation rally in Ogun

Insecurity: Convene national dialogue, PDP tells Buhari

BREAKING: CBN fires First Bank directors

People calling for secession need enlightenment -Sultan


Boko Haram Fighters Attack Yobe Town

Lagos Police Arrest 135 Armed Robbers, 18 Cultists, Others

Senate Summons Finance Minister, Army Chief over N199bn Spending

PDP Clears all 16 Anambra Governorship Aspirants

EFCC Arrests 34 Suspects over Internet Fraud in Ondo

Senate Quizzes Minister over N32.4bn COVID-19 Palliative Fund

Lagos East: Abiru Defeats PDP’s Gbadamosi at Appeal Court

FG Tasks Nigerians to Unite against Insecurity

Nigeria on Fire, Falling Apart, Says Ekweremadu

Police Uncover Fake Wine Factory in Delta, Arrest Owner

Police Bar Yoruba Nation Rally in Ogun

Only 18 States Domesticated Fiscal Responsibility Law, Says Commission

Gombe Gov Seeks Resuscitation of Port Harcourt-Gombe-Maiduguri Rail Line

PFN President Invokes God’s Judgment on Kidnappers, Bandits, Others

CBN Appoints New Board for FBN Holdings, FirstBank


2023: Kalu, Onu, Obi, others best bets for South East ‘Umealo

Lawlessness turning Nigeria to jungle ‘ Uwaifo, AfBA president

2023: PDP’s endless battle to overcome internal crises

Anambra: APC chieftain urges aspirants to work for victory

2023: Why INEC opted for February 18 ‘Yakubu

State of emergency won’t solve Nigeria’s security crisis ‘ Masari

APC House reps set to cross over to PDP ‘ Elumelu

APC disowns factional Chairman in Bayelsa

2023 polls not ‘realistic’ if insecurity persists ‘ Secondus


Appeal Court dismisses Gbadamosi, PDP’s suit against Abiru

Moghalu joins Anambra guber race, says poll best opportunity for APC

Insecurity: PDP advises FG to convene national dialogue

APC can’t rule beyond 2023, says Makinde

APC postpones rally as Chukwuma decries insecurity

Look beyond military in war against insecurity, EU tells FG

Local airlines to roll out common ticket under interline pact

Senate demands arms expenditure from Ahmed, Akabueze, Attahiru

FRSC redeploys senior officers, others in massive shake up

CBN sacks First Bank board, reinstates ousted MD, Adeduntan

How litigation stalled $5.6b Mambilla power project

Falana accuses NNPC of secret agenda with ‘no remittance’ threat

NIN challenges persist as UTME registration continues

Agency nabs two suspected drug traffickers with N264m cocaine in Abuja

Nigeria will overcome its challenges, say Obasanjo, Abiodun, Makinde

INEC laments delay in Electoral Act amendment

Gunmen abduct mission school students in Plateau

Women make history as Pelosi, Harris flank Biden for speech

Mega Millions $319 million jackpot could be won by someone from Nigeria this Friday! will it be you

Suspected drunk driver kills one in Anambra ‘ FRSC

Strengthen local govts rather than delist them, Jonathan urges NASS


PDP NEC passes vote of confidence on Secondus

FG to inaugurate Digital Switch Over in 13 states this year’ Lai Mohammed

NDDC Forensic Audit: We’re currently being fooled ‘ Okowa

JUSUN strike: Lagos judiciary workers announce partial resumption

German vaccine campaign gets boost as 1 million jabbed in one day

FG committed to solving housing deficit ‘ Fashola

Insecurity: PDP advises FG to convene national dialogue

Nnamdi Kanu replies MACBAN over threat to avenge any herdsmen killed in South East

2023: Many APC Reps have indicated interest to join PDP ‘ Elumelu, Minority Leader

Oyo Govt to engage Man O’ War to secure schools

Lagos East: Appeal Court throws out Gbadamosi, PDP’s appeal

Anambra Poll: Why APC must present youthful, vibrant candidate ‘ Orajiaka

COVID-19 triggers surge in Nigeria’s e-commerce sector

INSECURITY: We must be united like never before, Youth leader tells Nigerians

Nigeria, 6 others account for 65% global gas flaring ‘ World Bank

Shell pipelines spill 4,309 barrels of crude in H2’20

CBN’s MPC members in policy dilemma over growth, inflation

Insecurity: Buhari is fiddling while Nigeria burns

Guest accuses hotel staff of sneaking into room through toilet window to assault her sexually

Three killed in Delta renewed hostilities over ownership of market

Police parade kidnappers of university students, health workers in Ogun

Lagos amputee sachet water hawker begs for forgiveness over untrue claim on father’s death

Attacks on S’East: We must explore all options of negotiation ‘ Stakeholders urge Igbo

CBN sacks First Bank Directors, retains Adeduntan as MD

Reps discover high, repeated projects in agency’s budgets

Insecurity: PDP advises FG to convene national dialogue

Civil Service set to rid system of incompetent hands ‘ Yemi-Esan


Boko Haram: Shekau Kills War Commander , 2 Others

New Consortium Set To Pay $340m PSC For 4 Oil Assets

South-South Regional Security Outfit Not Abandoned ‘ Officials

Parents Of Abducted Afaka Students To Take Protest To NASS

NNPC Zero Allocation To States Will Cause Chaos ‘ Bauchi Gov

EU Donates $14.5m For COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout In Nigeria

Insecurity: Enugu Gov Directs Council Chairmen, Others To Relocate To LGAs, Wards

Insecurity: Frank Blames Buhari, APC’s Incompetence For Current Challenges

Bauchi Govt Suspends Cleric Over Violation Of Preaching Rule

APC Lawmakers Ready To Join PDP ‘ Elumelu

Federal Govt To Develop Unique System For Intellectual Property


Ambrose Alli University professor kidnapped, abductors demand for N18 million ransom

Alleged Defilement: No plan to release Baba Ijesha, he has case to answer, says Lagos Police command

Why chairmen, directors of First Bank Holdings, First Bank Plc were removed’CBN

Fraud, ritual misadventure: Security agencies on edge over internet scam in Niger Delta

COVID-19 palliative: Only N2.4bn out of N32.4bn released to me, minister tells Senate

National security adviser allays fears of security threat at airports

26-yr-old painter impersonates Oba Elegushi, dupes UK-based woman of N51m for fake marriage proposal, rites

Criminal offence yet to be established against amputee sachet water seller ‘ Police

FG assures delivery of Mambilla hydropower project


CBN sacks First Bank directors, reinstates Adeduntan as MD/CEO

Senate quizzes Minister over N32.4bn COVID-19 palliative fund

Nigerian Idol: 17 talents make next round as theatre week begins

LCCI to Fed Govt: expunge security from exclusive list

Ikorodu Bois appear on Times Square billboard in New York

BREAKING: CBN sacks First Bank directors, reinstates Adeduntan as MD/CEO

Nigeria records 1.6m grams of Gold production in 5 years Minister

No threat to airports, ONSA assures Nigerians

Nigeria on life support, says Wike

Nigerias situation frightening but redeemable Ekweremadu


Military Funding: Senate Committee Summons Finance Minister

Ebonyi State: Umahi orders compulsory registration of native doctors, others

FG Declares Public Holiday To Celebrate Workers Day

FEC calls for security beef-up in IDP camps

Banditry: Senator Odia escapes death on Okenne Abuja highway

2023: INEC fixes date for general elections

INEC Chairman to Politicians: Sponsors of electoral offences ll soon face prosecution

Insensitivity to killings: Buhari is a lame duck, says PDP

DMO, World Bank push states debt management guidelines


NSA allays fears of security threat as NSCDC deploys officers to airports

I’m angered by terror attacks across Nigeria — Tinubu

Zero allocation may escalate insecurity nationwide- Masari

Printers, publishers’ union condoles Media Trust over board member’s death

Police bar ‘Yoruba Nation’ rally in Ogun

Civil service no longer a welfare institution – FG

29 years after, Katsina’s Zobe Dam water plant finally comes alive

How Nigeria can key into digital economy


CBN Sacks First Bank Board Over CEO’s Removal

Plateau Gov’t to boost security with 50 vehicles, 200 motorcycles

May God Heal Our Land’ ‘ Pastor Adeboye Prays For Nigeria Amid Insecurity Crisis

DSS accuses IPOB of moving bombs, explosives from Lagos to Imo

Nigeria’s active COVID-19 cases surpass 9,000

Insecurity: Umahi directs native doctors to register with govt, police

Subsidy payment: NNPC slashes contribution to federation account

FRSC redeploys senior officers, others in massive shakeup


Rising cost of building materials worsen Nigeria’s housing deficit


Delta Airlines records pre-tax loss of $1.5bn in 2021

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


JUST IN: Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Kanamma In Yobe

Insecurity: It’s Time For Implementation Of 2014 National Conference Report ‘ Jimi Agbaje

Worsening Insecurity Will Endanger Nigeria’s Economy-LCCI

Commercial Drivers Protest Alleged Extortions By Lagos Taskforce

FG Trains 30 Coconut Farmers On Nursery, Processing In Edo

FG Committed To Solving Housing Deficit ‘ Fashola

Secondus Demands N1bn, Retraction From Afegbua Over Allegation Of N10bn

Reverend Pam Applauds Media For Positive Contributions To National Development

FG To Inaugurate Digital Switch Over In 13 States This Year’ Lai Mohammed

Insecurity: PDP Charges Buhari To Convoke National Conference On Security

AfDB, IFAD, Others Pledge To Strengthen Food Security In Africa


Kano company to launch 10MW power from waste by 2022

Reps move to create special seats for women in National, State Assemblies

COVID-19: Kano govt. directs civil servants to resume work

FEC okays poverty reduction policy

Electoral offences: INEC secures 60 convictions btw 2015 till date, says Chairman

Insecurity: Gbajabiamila inaugurates 40 man C’ttee to begin closed door summit in May

Reps probe N500m Chibok School rehabilitation fund, safety Initiative


CBN sacks First Bank, FBN Holdings’ directors

FG: Cryptocurrency facilitates money laundering, other crimes

Reps pass Customs, FIRS 2021 budget

ONSA: Security, intelligence agencies monitoring threats around airports

Insecurity: Declare state of emergency in Kaduna, Niger ‘Gen Ikponmwen

Corruption is killing Nigerians ‘Ganduje

2023 general election may not hold ‘PDP

Nigeria burning, falling apart, Ekweremadu warns


Akpabio: Rising insecurity plot to derail Buhari administration

Student pastor kidnapped in Jos community

Benue killings: Ortom only sees problems of others ‘ Presidency

Nasarawa: Gov. Sule flags off 1,020 metric tons of fertilizers for 2021 farming season

Updated: CBN sacks First bank directors, reinstates Adeduntan

Why we gave Lagos roads’ regeneration to Berger ‘ Sanwo-Olu

Digital Switch Over: Lagos to end analogue broadcast in 6 months

Experts list ways to boost economy as NNPC stops remittances


FG wants to reinvigorate inter Ministerial team for implementation of NEITI findings

APC administration clueless, lacks capacity Gov. Bala Mohammed

Election Network calls for passage of Electoral Amendment Bill

Nigerias Insecurity has assumed worrisome dimension, Akpabio laments

Varsity to honour honour Kogi gov, Sylva, Agba for meritorious services

AESID condemns dastardly attacks in Ebonyi, cautions perpetrators


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