Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 19 April 2024

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



I’m only GOAT in Nigeria, Davido boasts

Iran hints it could develop nuclear weapons if Israel attacks

Breaking: Explosion heard inside Iran as Israel vows retaliation

Tinubu’s government has not borrowed from CBN — Edun

Israel-Hamas: Netanyahu provoking Iran to going into war — Bolaji Akinyemi

APC: Court halts Ganduje’s suspension

Wike triumphs as PDP NEC endorses Damagum-led NWC

Is a Third World War coming? By Azu Ishiekwene

PDP working on reconciling Wike, party not interested in ‘firing’ – Bode George

How Tinubu’s fuel energy policy is deepening poverty, by Adekunle Adekoya

Tinubu’s government has not borrowed from CBN — Edun

Wike triumphs, PDP NEC endorses Damagum-led NWC

Kidnapping kingpins arrest: Wike hands over ₦20m bounty to FCT Police Command

Professors in Nigerian varsities jailed in Cameroon petition Reps, beg FG for their release

We arrested DJ Commissioner Wysei not Switch – Police apologise for mix-up

Yoruba Nation Agitation: Those threatening Nigeria’s sovereignty have price to pay —Tinubu

Shippers’ Council plans to shut out port operators over e-registration

Unemployment, hardship force rise in number withdrawing  from pension savings

Nigeria’s debt-to-GDP ratio to reach 46.6% in 2024 — IMF


Booming illegal firearms market in North worrisome, says Ribadu

Bobrisky didnt commit capital offence, still in Ikoyi prison -Officials

Concerns as refuse takes over drainage canal in Lagos

FG enforces prices in Abuja supermarkets, plans Lagos, PHarcourt visits

N4bn theft: Court releases Obianos passport for medical trip

Police hold grandma for locking up three infants

Tompolo leads 2024 Amaseikumor Festival grand finale as Ooni visits

Army holds week-long weapon handling competition in NDelta

577 blind candidates to sit 2024 UTME nationwide

Ogun acquires 25 vans, mans Lagos-Ibadan Expressway with drones

NANS seeks SGFs intervention in leadership crisis

Maize release by Lagos lowered egg price PAN

Man arraigned for allegedly defrauding firm of N27.5m

NAPTIP arrests fake Rev Sister for allegedly trafficking 38 children

Man in custody for trafficking 1,040 illicit drugs

Ondo community laments rising hoodlum attacks

N7.3tn remitted to Federation Account in six months RMAFC

FG needs N3.2trn subsidy to reverse electricity tariff hike NERC

Dangote refinery ramps up production with US crude Report

Tinubu backs record-chasing chess star Onakoya

FG may criminalise fiber cable damage -Report

Gandujes suspension: APC petitions IG, demands arrest of nine masterminds

Police arrest Fubaras loyalists at PDP NEC meeting in Abuja

UPDATED: IG withdraws policemen attached to Yahaya Bello

Nigeria moves to protect broadband infrastructure against sabotage

HIV: UNILAG don asks FG to adopt fourth-generation screening kits

NCDC holds emergency meeting as unknown disease spreads to Sokoto, Zamfara

FG begins price enforcement in Abuja, targets Lagos, others

FG urges govs to lead fight against child, forced labour

BREAKING: Police allegedly arrest Rivers lawmaker, Fubara loyalist in Abuja

NAPTIP arrests fake Rev. sister for allegedly trafficking 38 children

WTO DG, Okonjo-Iweala to headline NBA 2024 conference


EFCC Declares Yahaya Bello Wanted as AGF Warns Fugitive Ex-Governor

Ribadu: North Susceptible to Insecurity Because of Sweeping Youth Illiteracy

In Groundbreaking Move, ARISE Goes Live in S’Africa, 9 Additional Countries

Bloomberg: Dangote Refinery Getting a Third of Its Crude from US, Set to Shake W’African Supply Market

RMAFC: N7.31tn Accrued into Federation Account in H2 2023

World Bank Partners AfDB to Provide 300 Million Africans with Electricity by 2030

Federal Mortgage Bank Commits to Quick Reforms in Nigerias Housing Sector

Umar-Sadiq: NSIA Operations Stimulated Economy, Created 445,000 Jobs Across Sectors

WBank Hails Obaseki, Lauds Progress in States Basic Education Reforms

ETI Announces Successfully Repayment of $500m Eurobond

Court Halts Gandujes Suspension, Orders Return to Status Quo

DHQ: Troops Neutralise 192 Terrorists, Apprehend 341 Others in One Week

FG Inaugurates Compensation Committee for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Expressway

Tinubu Approves Complete Overhaul of Nigerias Education Sector

Toe Path of Decency, Honour EFCCs Invitation, AGF Tells Yahaya Bello

NERC: FG’ll Spend N3.2tr As Subsidy If Recent Electricity Tariff Hike is Reversed

Alleged N4bn Fraud: Court Orders Ex-Anambra Gov, Obiano to Face Trial


Kanye West Accused of pushing man who “assaulted” wife Bianca Censori

Bornu residence on edge, tiptoeing on active landmines, IEDs

PDP NEC retains Damagum, asks Tinubu to rejig economic team

World Bank: Rising inflation, weak earnings push 10m Nigerians into poverty in 2023

FX volatility, reduced investments, economic slowdown, worry LCCI

Kano APC accuses Presidency of sabotaging Ganduje as ex-governor gets retrieve

FG targets increase oil and gas production to feed refineries

EFCC declare Bello wanted over alleged N80.2b fraud

PDP extend Damagun tenure as acting National Chairperson

Lagos lifestyle affecting sleep patterns, increasing health risk

World Bank, AfDB to provide electricity for 300 million Africans by 2030

NGX reverses gains as capitalisation dips by N35billion

Court orders DNA test for Mohbad’s son

FG says production increase key to midstream, downstream stability


Ondo Poll: Protesters Storm APC Secretariat, Ask Ganduje To Step Aside

Experts Call For Diversification Of Economic Partnerships To Mitigate Dependency

NANS Rejects Electricity Tariff Hike

Economy’s Resurgence, Evidence Of Tinubu’s Reforms ‘ Alake

NSA Traces Banditry In North To British Conquest, Cross Border Crimes

Don’t Desecrate Courts In Fighting Corruption, Anti-graft CSOs Caution EFCC, Others

Compensation: Federal Gov’t Sets Up C’ttee To Verify Property Owners On Lagos-Calabar Highway

Coalition Hails Judiciary’s Intervention In Ganduje’s ‘Suspension

Advocate At 10: Experts Proffer Solutions To Nigeria’s Leadership Challenges

PICTORIAL: FCCPC Shuts Popular Abuja Supermarket Over ‘Unfair Practices

ActionAid Urges Gov’t Action To Mitigate Impending Flood Crisis

Helicopter Crash Kills Kenya’s Military Chief Ogolla, 9 Others

Federal Gov’t To Implement National Agricultural Goods Scheme To Tackle Inflation


$1trn economy can be achieved through local content development ‘ OPOL convener

Premium Cocoa Products Ltd transitions to gas-powered, ESG-focused operations

EFCC’s charge: Court fixes April 23 for ruling on substituted service on Yahaya Bello

JUST IN: Immigration places Yahaya Bello on watchlist

24 million Nigerian children in forced labour ‘NBS

BREAKING: EFCC declares Ex-Kogi Gov, Yahaya Bello, wanted

Tinubu establishes national education data system

Shift in foreign reserve position due to debt obligations ‘Cardoso

Alleged N4bn fraud: Obiano, loses bid to stop trial

Northwest has highest rate of poverty in Nigeria ‘ Ribadu

EFCC may seek military intervention to arrest Yahaya Bello ‘ Lawyer

You can save lives! Know more about CPR and its importance

Oyo LG election: NGO holds debate for Akinyele chairmanship candidates, councillors

PDP govs united, committed to support party officials ‘ Gov Bala

Edo guber: INEC meets CSOs, others, sues for collaboration

Oyo LG elections: NSCDC Commandant issues directives on security operations

APC trying to destabilise PDP, Damagun tells NEC

NNPP clears air on Gov Yusuf’s purported suspension

FG woos foreign investors at World Bank-IMF meeting

Reps pledge support for exportation of made-in-Nigeria products

FG needs N3.2trn for electricity subsidy in 2024 ‘ NERC

Kogi govt demolishes shanties harbouring criminals

ICPC constitutes anti-corruption, transparency unit in Humanitarian Affairs Ministry

FG restates commitment to provide affordable housing for civilservants

Be deliberate in efforts to rebuild Nigeria, NBA boss urges lawyers


10-year-old needs 57m Euros for heart surgery

Whitney Adeniran: Court fixes May 2 for ruling on Agege stadium receipts admissibility

Troops kills 192 terrorists, arrest 341 others in one week

Mysterious disease kills eight in Sokoto

Atiku Abubakar, Panama Papers and Lagos-Calabar superhighway

Experts dissect leadership conundrum at Advocates 10th anniversary lecture

171,922 delegates for Ondo APC Gov primary

Cancers: FG, Netherlands cancer equipment manufacturers explore deployment of early detection machine

UPDATED: EFCC threatens to involve military in arresting Yahaya Bello

Davido set to launch new label with United Masters

Chrisland: Court to rule on admissibility of evidence May 2

Reps committee seeks better regulation of ports, harbours

Police invite Akpata, Edo LP chair over UNIBEN violence


Colombian man extradited from Chile to America for kidnapping, assaulting U.S. Army soldiers in home country

Crypto trader, Avraham Eisenberg, convicted for $110m Mango Markets manipulation scheme in America

Tinubu establishes national education data system

Nigerian Navy apprehends 75 stowaways in eight months

Yahaya Bello: EFCC vows fire for fire for those obstructing its operations

N80.2bn money laundering: EFCC arraigns Yahaya Bello today

Bobrisky Transferred to Kirikiri Prison After Naira Abuse Arrest

Afrobeats Star Ayra Starr Catches Rihanna’s Attention at Fenty Show in London


Yola Inferno: Atiku expresses sadness, calls for support

African media leaders will gather in Nairobi in May

Breaking: PDP groups storm partys headquarters with Damagun must go protest ahead of NEC Meeting

Appreciating Keyamo and his laudable reforms in the aviation sector

NiMet And TAHMO sign MoU To Expand Network Of Weather Stations Across Nigeria

Court decides Nnamdi Kanus requests for bail, house arrest May 20

Alleged N80bn money laundering: EFCC arraigns Yahaya Bello today


Lawyers query conflicting rulings as Ganduje secures order stopping suspension

Kwankwasos son heads youth ministry as Yusuf reshuffles cabinet

Ondo govship: 171, 922 delegates to elect APC candidate Saturday

PDP to resolve leadership crisis August; Damagum continues as acting chair

Protesters storm APC Headquarters, ask Ganduje to quit

Mysterious illness: Sokoto records 8 deaths

60 illegal refinery sites destroyed in 4 months in N/Delta Navy

Alleged N4bn fraud: Ex-Anambra gov, Obiano loses bid to stop trial

Again, Senate postpones resumption from recess

Neglect of personnel of Nigerias nuclear centres recipe for disaster Reps

Students loan: NELFUND to link beneficiaries with recruitment agencies

Senior citizens, under 5 toddlers to get free healthcare in Cross River

Palestinian bid for UN membership set for Security Council vote

Yoruba Nation: Military warns against taking arms against Nigeria

FG to begin verification of property owners along Lagos-Calabar highway

Bellos absence stalls trial as EFCC declares ex-gov wanted

Bandits kill 23 villagers in Kaduna community

Lagos-Coastal road: Over 100 displaced families resettled

Edo CJ frees inmate from detention 4 years after

Man arrested for stealing pumping machine in Kwara

Woman killed while crossing road in Anambra

2 victims escape after their abductors doze off in Kaduna

Gunmen kill Anambra traffic official in Awka

Edo monarch revokes traditional title of Obasekis commissioner

Troops neutralised 192 terrorists, apprehended 341 others in 1 week DHQ

PDP Chairmanship not a matter of life and death Damagum

Chairmanship: Wait till August, PDP Tells North Central

US, UK unveil sanctions on Irans drone program

Alleged N4bn fraud: Ex-Anambra gov, Obiano loses bid to stop trial

PHOTOS: FG recovers expired rice, shuts Abuja supermarket


FG plans green budget as group pushes for more climate-friendly projects

NOUN to host workshop, meeting of Nigerian university registrars

Breaking: PDP groups storm partys headquarters with Damagun must go protest ahead of NEC Meeting

Miyetti Allah calls for immediate release of its national president, lauds Gov. Sules peace efforts


Job losses has Nigerians turn to pensions for lifeline

Shadow of naira redesign fades as mobile payments surge

Africa’s richest nations struggle with low opportunity despite wealth

Data shows CBN not defending naira with FX reserves

10 years, three kids after abduction, army rescues another Chibok girl, Lydia Simon

PDP may elect new leader, as Ayu withdraws case against party

It is not our intention to defend naira, says Cardoso

Empowering communities: sharing knowledge and opportunities in Nigeria’s energy landscape

Building resilience in tough times

Bobrisky’s conviction: educating the public on the Nigerian criminal justice system


Relief For Embattled Damagum As Wike’s Camp Trounces Atiku’s

Tinubu Moves To Overhaul Education Sector, Orders Census Of Schools

Troops Neutralise 192 Terrorists, Apprehend 341 In One Week ‘ DHQ

We’ve No Hand In Ganduje’s Travails, Says NNPP

Alleged N4bn Fraud: You Must Face Trial, Court Tells Former Anambra Gov. Obiano

Presidency Behind Ganduje’s Travails ‘ Kano APC Spokesperson

NDDC Resumes Free Healthcare In Niger Delta Communities

Alake Attributes Resurgence Of Nation’s Economy To Tinubu’s Reforms

NERC Proposes N3.2trn Subsidy To Stabilise Nigeria’s Electricity Supply

Unity School Old Students Association Promotes National Unity Through Sports

Presidential Amnesty: Bank States Reason For Delay Of Stipends


Court Sentences Two Men To Death For Armed Robbery, Murder In Osun

Four Electrical Vandals Arrested In Ebonyi

FG Shuts Down Abuja Supermarket Over Expired Rice

Reps Reject Increase In Electricity Tariff

Traditional Council Frowns At Turbaning Of Sarkin Hausa In Benin

NSIA Investments Hit N1.189trn In 11 Years

Tinubu Mandate Conduct Of Census For All Schools, Teachers

FG Seeks Higher Investments, Increased Trade From G-24

Makinde Demolishes Yoruba Nation Leaders Buildings In Ibadan

Whitneys Death: Court To Rule On Admissibility Of Agege Stadium Treasury Receipts, May 2

Naira Appreciates Further To N1,072.74/$1 On Official Market

The Hive By Providus Bank Celebrates Creativity, Learning

NB: N600bn Rights Issue Aimed At Stabilising Operations

Yusuf, Kwankwaso Will Not Join APC, NNPP Assures


Arms control centre recovers, destroys 6,000 illicit weapons

Navy arrests 75 stowaway suspects

Oyo: Makinde dwells on abounding opportunities in tourism sector if…

Nutrition key to human capital development – CS-SUNN

FG holds retreat for perm secs on performance management system

Reps frown at IOCs’ snub of summons over CSR probe

Benue communities clash over land, 6 houses destroyed, 5 persons wounded

Why NASS leadership postponed resumption for the umpteenth time’

Breaking: After EFCC wanted notice, another FG’s body places Yahaya Bello on watchlist

N80bn probe: Why Yahaya Bello must surrender to EFCC – FG

Tariff hike to save FG N3.2trn in 2024 electricity subsidy – NERC

FG rallies stakeholders on egg powder production

AltBank, Sterling One Foundation, Lagos Foodbank combat hunger, champion education

FX scarcity, inflation, others impacted on NB Plc profitability in 2023-Mgt

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