Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


What farmers expect from Buhari’s next agric minister

Bureaucracy stunts oil, gas sector as 16 federal agencies stifle operators

Egbin Power Plant woes a N400bn warning sign for Nigerian banks

Govt needs to simplify trade by removing all bottlenecks to attract more volume- Jonathan Nicol

Why food import is rising rather than export in Africa- FARA

How APPEALS initiative will drive value-addition in aquaculture, poultry, rice

West Africa’s mobile economy valued at over $50bn in 2018

Nigeria’s inflation slows to 6-month low at 11.25% in March

Corporates shun domestic listings as NSE suffers IPO drought



Customs begin recruitment of 3,200 officers

NOSDRA receives tools to monitor oil spill, gas flare

Inflation rate dropped to 11.25% in March, says NBS

Nigeria faces daunting economic challenges US envoy

INEC to conduct supplementary election in Lagos constituency

AIbom community seeks NJC, AIGPs intervention in land crisis

Reps to probe fish importation licences

Petrol landing cost now N180 per litre, says Kachikwu

23 countries for Ogun drum festival

DMO offers N60bn bonds for subscription

INEC halts release of committees findings

9th NAssembly speaker: APC adopts Gbajabiamila

Weve saved $21bn on food imports, says FG

FG saved N37bn adhering to promotion arrears template Accountant-General

INEC presents certificates of return to Wike, others

Gov election: Bayelsa PDP warns members against anti-party activities

El-Rufai asks political appointees to resign by April 30

Atiku to call Microsoft, IBM experts as witnesses, gives details of INEC servers

Nigeria loses N353bn to illegal gold mining in three years, IYC, Bayelsa kick

Alleged N115m fraud: Court discharges, acquits suspended SEC DG, commissioner

Drama as EFCC rearrests Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia

Banditry: CP leads patrol team along Abuja-Kaduna road

Court orders DSS to produce Dasuki

Falana laments corruption in judiciary, seeks reform

FG to spend N14.7bn on ECOWAS biometric card production

Criminals converging on West Africa, Interpol warns

Kaduna sets up panel to investigate Kajuru killings

Onnoghen: SANs demand probe of other judges

JAMB screens 1.3 million UTME results over impersonation, others

IVF specialist, Prof Ashiru, elected as first Black member of IFFS exec council

Ekiti Assembly suspends PDP lawmaker for interrupting Speaker

Buharis aide tackles Omotola as actress says Nigeria is hellish



Expert Urges FG to Review VAT Law, Border Policing

We Didn’t Ask Buhari for 1m Migrants, Says Canadian Embassy

Ibadan Lawyer, Adetunmbi, Kidnapped in Osun

Gowon: Fuel Scarcity Caused by Non-implementation of My Plans

Court Issues Production Warrant to DSS over Dasuki

FAAN to Withdraw Services in MM2, Gombe, Other Airports over Debts

Report: West Africa’s Mobile Money to Hit $70bn in 2023

FG Sets Price for Flared Gas in NGFCP

NCC Blames Epileptic Power Supply for Poor Telecom Services

November 2 Election, a Battle Between Federal Might and Bayelsa People, Says Dickson

INEC Presents Certificate of Return to Wike, Deputy, Others

DFID Trains 20 Graduate Amnesty Programme Beneficiaries on Agric

Court Fixes May 2 for Hearing of 500m Damages Suit against EFCC

FG Committed to Release of Remaining Chibok Girls, Says Minister



NASS leadership open to all irrespective of party -Yusuf

Why traditional rulers opposed Ambode’s second term bid -Durosimi

Bayelsa governorship poll: PDP warn members against anti-party activities

Ekiti PDP lawmaker barred for 6 weeks

Atiku gives tribunal evidence of result from INEC server

2019 polls: How EFCC frustrated vote-buying ‘Magu

#Trump to honour #TigerWoods with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Customs opens portal to recruit 3,200 officers

EFCC, ICPC set to go after NDDC contractors

LPG: Group lauds Kachikwu over planned legislation

FAAN to shut Gombe, Kebbi Airports over N732m debt

Bizman petitions Buhari on plan to build world’s biggest LED board

FG to train 25,000 civil servants by 2020

Police arrest DPO, 5 officers over suspect’s death

FG signs N14.7bn MoU to produce ECOWAS ID cards

Buhari’s fight against corruption not yielding results -Kwande

9thAssembly: APC leaders’ comments may work against their candidates -Oke



Nigeria may be certified polio-free in December

Bovi, D’Banj, others thrill fans in Warri

FAAN gives fresh withdrawal threat to airports over N2.6b debt

Communities loseN24.3b oil spill suit against Mobil

How varsity teachers undermined 2019 polls, by Jega

Operators seek liberalisation of gas industry to check N800m/d flares

Court sentences N-Power fraudsters

JAMB arrests over 50 professional examination writers

APC spokesman opposes Gbajabiamila’s House of Rep speaker bid


3 policemen, 4 others sentenced to death for kidnapping in A-Ibom

Anglican Communion warns priests, Laity against homosexuality

Interpol lauds EFCC’s anti-graft efforts

Presidential poll: Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of election result from INEC website

Labour, CSOs, others protest planned privatization of water supply in Plateau

ECOWAS youths charged to win over leadership from old folks

Varsity chancellor tasks NYSC on safety of youth corps members in camps

Abia govt to offset medical bills of lady attacked by herdsman

Southeast Agric students mull measures to guarantee national food, job security

FCTA demolishes structures within DAAR premises

Ndokwa group begs Okowa to lift suspension on monarch

Herdsmen attack: Youths protest, vow to resist further killings in Nasarawa

Police arrest 5 suspects for beheading herdsman in Ebonyi

INEC explains delay in concluding Imo North election

Atiku, PDP disagree with INEC on ‘server result’, say Yakubu committed grave errors

FG signs N14.7bn MoU on production of new ECOWAS ID cards

Breaking: Electoral corruption, worst form of corruption- Ibrahim Magu

Corruption fight will be frontal in Buhari’s new administration ‘ Lai Mohammed

Experts charge FG to align policies with business community

FG begins real-time monitoring of gas flaring, oil spill

FG saves N37bn from MDAs



Nigeria Customs Begins Recruitment Of 3,200 Officers

FG Signs N14.7bn MoU For ECOWAS Biometric Card

Employers Must Accept Corps Members ‘ Masari

Hunters Protest Killing Of Members In Yola

Federal Fire Service Better Equipped Under PMB

FCT Minister Urges Agencies To Accept Corps Members

Killings: Al-Makura Orders Security Agencies To Fish Out Perpetrators

Fresh Crisis Looms In APC Over Micro-zoning Of NASS Leadership

FG To Recapitalise Bank Of Agric With N250bn ‘ Ogbeh

Court Orders DSS To Produce Dasuki

N115m Fraud: Court Frees Suspended SEC DG, Gwarzo

N22.8bn Fraud: Ex-Air Force Chief, Others Again Opt For Plea Bargain

EFCC Re-arrests Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia After Court Strikes Out Corruption Charges

Oil Prices Nosedive On #OPEC Decision To Boost Output

NNPC Reduces Contracting Cycle To 9 Months

Nigeria Produces 90 Per Cent Of Rice It Consumes ‘ Ogbeh

Nigeria Lost $3.5bn To Gas Flaring In 5 Years

Adulterated Seeds In Circulation Decreased By 81% ‘ NASC

Inflation Drops By 0.06% In March

FAAN To Withdraw Services From Airports Over N4.2b Debt

Police Arrest Wife For Poisoning Husband In Kano

Bayelsa: Gov. Dickson Reads Riot Act To Corps Members



Buhari rallies APC Reps for Assembly leadership battle

Policemen, others to die for kidnapping woman

Diaspora remittances hit $24.3b

Onnoghens resignation not enough, say SANs

Seven dead in Kwara State road accident

Alleged N21b: Ex-Air chief Amosu, others opt for plea bargain

PenCom has no confidence in ad hoc committees leadership

17 kilometres irrigation project to cost $32m in Jigawa

Borno elders: we didnt endorse Ndume for Senate Presidency

Vote buying: EFCC arrests suspects, seizes huge cash

Police arrest suspected killers of herdsman in Ebonyi

Court orders DSS to produce Dasuki

Lawan: I wont preside over a rubber-stamp Senate



Borno elders deny endorsing Ndume for senate presidency

NASS leadership should reflect national spread

Wike gets certificate of return, says ‘I’m tired of being governor

Senate won’t be rubber stamp under me ‘ Lawan

Commander tackles Tinubu over NASS leadership

Sokoto: APC, PDP trade blames over plan to burn INEC office

Rep asks INEC to declare results of Ajeromi/Ifelodun Constituency

160 women groups demand NASS leadership positions

APC adopts Gbajabiamila for Speaker, as North-Central gets Deputy Speaker

Security experts call for reform of policies on Nigeria security

Customs opens portal to recruit 3,200 officers ‘ Official

Suspended Majority Leader of Benue Assembly resigns

Senate intervenes in alleged extra-judicial killings

Reps to probe issuance of fish importation licences

Chibok Girls’ case, not closed ‘ FG

Police launch manhunt for killers of constable

Benue Governor condemns Jukun/Tiv clashes, says lasting solution underway

National Assembly wades into Army, FCT peoples’ feud

APC’s micro-zoning of NASS positions recipe for chaos

N37bn saved from mistakes in MDAs’ promotion arrears claims ‘ AGF

Nigeria, 4 others to get $20m to fund solar projects

Customs nets N36.7bn from ports in 3 months

INEC stays action on Imo North Senatorial election

JUST IN: Oil slips to $71 a barrel

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