Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


After 27 Years, Bill Gates and Wife, Melinda, End Marriage

FG to Revamp Task Team on Prompt Implementation of Audit Reports

FG Seeks Curb Advance Rent Payment

NNPC Sells N267bn Crude Oil, Maintains 1.42m bpd Output

PDP Demands State Police, Power Devolution, Border Protection Council

We Now Have over 40m Members, Says APC

Editors Seek Release of Detained Journalists, Review of NBC Code

Delta Optimistic as FG Expects £4.2m Ibori Recoveries Soon

Senate Leadership Meets Buhari This Week Over Worsening Insecurity

Stock Market Rallies to N418bn Gain in April

Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers Who Kill Victim after Collecting Ransom

Military Rejects Call to Take over Power, Declares Loyalty to Buhari

Army Confirms Killing of Scores of Insurgents, Two Soldiers in Borno

CDHR Faults Buhari’s Planned Invitation of American Troops

Nigeria Needs Free Press for Democratic Devt, Says US Consul-General

Kano, Gombe Govs Urge Journalists to Promote Peace, Good Governance

Senate Queries NOA over N2bn Cash Advances to Staff

NDLEA Raids Eateries in Plateau, Enugu, Recovers Cocaine, Cakes Baked with…

FCT Minister, Military Parley over Security of Abuja

NUJ Honours ARISE NEWS Channel, CBN, Kyari, Others

Lagos to Deport Foreigners who Violate COVID-19 Protocols

Family of Slain Akwa Ibom Job Seeker Demands Justice

Lekki Port Receives First Tranche of $629m China Devt Bank Facility

Governors Not Opposed to Judiciary Financial Autonomy, Says Fayemi

American Varsities to Organise Fundraising for Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Bandits Threaten to Kill Abducted Students of Greenfield Varsity

Osinbajo: FG, Microsoft New Partnership to Benefit 5m Nigerians

Niger Supports IDPs with Food, Non-food Items


US set to reunite migrant families separated under Trump

Wife tackles Ekiti, accuser over rape allegation against ex-lawmaker

Gunmen abduct three Ibarapa ranch owners, demand N10m

Minimum wage: Labour lashes defaulting govs, backs Ngige litigation threat

COVID-19: Lagos bans non-Nigeria passengers from Brazil, India, Turkey

Hope rises for malaria vaccine breakthrough

If current insecurity continues, Nigerias collapse imminent -PANDEF

Security experts fault Buharis centre for weapons control

New 111 lawmakers may cost tax payers N1.2bn monthly

Gunmen kidnap Cross River 58-year-old monarch, demand N5m

Bode George faults Lagos anti-graft law, says its self-serving

Delta restates Ibori loot claim, FG laments documentation delay

38 Anambra gov aspirants join 100 bishops for Anglican synod

Our membership now over 40 million, says APC scribe

Outrage as Benue herders murder 19, bandits vow to kill 17 varsity students

Ex-APGA chairman back Soludos candidacy for Anambra gov

Akwa Ibom attack, burning 345 ballot boxes threaten 2023 polls INEC

External reserves lost $350m in two weeks, says CBN

Government promises Lagosians security, safety

LCCI, expert fault labours position on fuel subsidy, refineries

Poll timetable: We wont encourage constitutional crisis, says INEC

Labour kicks as NERC insists on power tariff review

MTN records N385.2bn revenue, loses five million users in Q1

FG offers May savings bonds for subscription

Insecurity: PDP demands state police, better equipment for military

COVID-19: Ghana police quiz Christ Embassy leaders over mass gathering

Verizon to sell Yahoo, AOL for $5bn

Atiku accuses Buhari regime of stifling press freedom

Akwa Ibom job seekers killing sad, time to establish unemployment register Minister


Nigeria’s current mood favours president of Igbo extraction in 2023 ‘Abba-Gana

PDP NEC vote of confidence as lifeline for Secondus-led NWC

Ex-lawmaker collapses APC’s structure into APGA for Soludo

Without unity, Anambra South can’t produce Obiano’s successor ‘ Nwosu

2021: Ekwueme’s daughter vows to restore Anambra’s glory

INEC to create 57,023 new polling units

PDP charges FG to deploy technology to combat insecurity

APC membership base now 40 million ‘ Akpanudoedehe

Ekiti varsity student caught over alleged attempt to use his roommate for ritual


Biden to allow up to 62,500 refugees into US after criticism

You’re mismanaging Nigeria’s diversity, PDP tells Buhari

Abductors threaten to kill remaining Greenfield varsity students

Police arrest 10 as traffic robberies surge in Lagos

Afenifere insists on restructuring to ensure true federalism

Boko Haram entering Bauchi from Yobe, gov cries out

State governments face historic liquidity crises

NDLEA raids eateries in Plateau, Enugu, recovers drugged cakes, cocaine

NIA raises the alarm over global warming

Rainstorm destroys over 50 houses in Plateau

Police foil criminal operation, recover AK-47 rifle in Oyo

COVID-19: NCDC discharges additional 252 people, total recoveries now 155,361

Kaduna varsity abductors vow to kill more students Tuesday except govt. pays ransom

Father Mbaka admits taking three security contractors to Buhari


Nigerianization of NLNG now 85%, shipping arm hit 84%

Police arrest man with human head, hand in Kwara

Forex scarcity, repatriation uncertainties depress investments in Q1 ‘ Analysts

NBA insists governors must respect Judicial autonomy

LCCI boss lists challenges to value added non-oil exports

Armed herdsmen sack home of Benue First Lady, kill 17

School reopens in South Sudan after more than year of closure

IMF demand to hike power tariff may worsen Pakistan’s inflation ‘ Minister

APC releases guidelines for Lagos LG poll

NBA insists governors must respect Judicial autonomy

State of the Nation: Nigeria over-stressed, over-stretched beyond bounds of acceptability ‘ Bode George

APC places membership base at over 40million

Growing threats to 2023 polls

Timipre Sylva restates FG support for Offshore Technology Institute

COVID-19 3rd wave: Lagos places facility centres on red alert

COVID-19: Rotary club donates PPEs to FMC, Specialist Hospital in Delta

Traffic robbery: Police arrest 10 in Lagos

13-year-old girl hangs self in Calabar

NDLEA raids eateries in Plateau, Enugu; recovers drugged cakes, cocaine

Nigeria, Microsoft partner to digitally upskill 5mln Nigerians in 3 years, says Osinbajo

FG/Microsoft partnership to equip 5m Nigerians with digital skills in 3 Years ‘ Osinbajo

Insecurity: Military action or foreign help alone cannot bring permanent solution, Anyim tells Buhari

Kwara Police nabs suspected ritualist, 24, with fresh human head, hand in Ajase-Ipo

Updated: Suspected sponsor of unknown gunmen arrested in Imo

Everyone connected with Umoren’s death will be punished ‘ Gov Emmanuel


Documentation Delaying Release Of 4.2m Ibori Loot ‘Malami

Pay N100m Ransom Or We’ll Kill 17 Greenfield Varsity Students, Bandits Threaten

JUST-IN: Suspected Sponsor Of Imo Deadly Attacks Arrested

Kwara Police Arrest Man In Possession Of Fresh Human Parts

Microsoft To Equip 5m Nigerians With Digital Skills In 3 Years

Kogi Govt Condemns Attack On State Officials

4.2m Ibori Loot To Be Handed Over To Nigeria Soon, Malami Assures

Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi Urges Muslims To Take COVID-19 Vaccine

BudgIT Exposes Corruption Loopholes In Budget Process, Calls For Reforms

Set up Commission To Probe Cause Of Agitations, Anyim Writes Buhari

Kaduna Spends N259m As Monthly Salaries For 337 Political Appointees


BREAKING: Bill Gates and Melinda divorce after 27 years of marriage

No plan to overthrow Buhari’s government ‘ DHQ

COVID-19: England may scrap social distancing next month ‘ British PM

Pregnant wife, husband killed by hit-and-run driver in Delta

Afenifere tasks Buhari to organise constitutional conference without delay

$1.5bn Lekki deep seaport construction reaches 50 percent

Nigeria in talks with AfDB for $500 million innovation fund ‘ Osinbajo

Motorcyclist killed in Anambra road accident

Insecurity: Pius Anyim asks Buhari to set up commission of enquiry

Former North-East CAN Chairman buried amidst tears

Minister promises to tackle insecurity in FCT

48 corps members benefit N16.5m business grant


Fed Govt sets up Centre to combat illicit trade in small arms

Anyim urges Buhari to raise panel of inquiry on agitations

Why retrieving 4.2m Ibori-linked loot from UK is delayed, by Malami

APC claims 40 million membership

Afenifere restates call for restructuring

Boko Haram infiltrates Bauchi councils, Borno communities

Businessman arrested over Imo attacks

Mbaka: I took three expatriate contractors to Buhari

Kaduna: civil servants earned 93.55 per cent of March wage bill

NERC approves N215.68bn for Ikeja, Eko DisCos upgrades

COVID-19: Lagos govt. takes steps to prevent third wave

Boko Haram has infiltrated four councils, says Bauchi

Suspected sponsor of Imo attacks arrested

Ekiti South must produce next Governor in 2022 Stakeholders

NBA insists governors must respect Judicial autonomy

11 feared killed as suspected herdsmen attack Benue community

Insecurity: PDP advises FG to create National Boarder Protection Force


Nigerians berate Tinubu over ‘Nigeria will be safe under Buhari’ comment

We’ll kill other Greenfield University students by Tuesday if’ ‘ Bandits

Boko Haram, bandits have surrounded Abuja; 741 Nigerians killed since January ‘ PDP

Why Nigeria barred travellers from India, Turkey, Brazil

Ignore rhetorics against Nigerian army ‘ Spokesperson

COVID19: Christ Embassy Under Investigation For Allegedly Holding Crowded Event In Ghana

Commercial drivers, car owners say economic downturn impedes car maintenance

NDLEA raids eateries in Plateau, Enugu, recovers drugged cakes, cocaine

Police foil criminal operation, recover AK-47 rifle in Oyo


Governors Must Respect Constitution on Judicial Autonomy NBA Insists

Notorious Boko Haram top commander killed by Nigerian soldiers in Borno

Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield varsity students if N100m ransom isnt paid

Why Lagos made U-turn on local govt elections

Anyim writes Buhari, says Nigeria slipping into anarchy

Warri Kingdoms missing crown: Police recover keys to where items are kept

Investors pledge $8.41 billion injections into Nigerias economy

Malami explains delay in retrieving 4.2m Ibori loot from UK

Buhari appoints Dikko head of new agency to control small arms, weapons

Nigerians reply Tinubu for saying Nigerias break-up unacceptable to us Who are you to determine our future

Dangote Cement to pay N40.39bn tax

SEC disowns recruitment, fake websites


Why tetanus is on the rise among pregnant women’

How bitter yam helps with diabetes, fertility, others

How judicial workers, govs bicker over autonomy

2,000 public interest lawyers meet in Oyo

NDE empowers 46 youths, women on skills

Youths urged to shun divisive tendencies, promote unity

NDLEA raids eateries in Plateau, Enugu, recovers drugged cakes, cocaine

Gunmen shoot herbalist, abduct two women

US-bound athletes charged to leave politics for sports administrators

Kaduna govt mum as bandits threaten to kill varsity students

Bank documentations delaying repatriation of £4.2m Ibori loot – Malami

5 months after bilateral talks: Nigerians’ shops remain shut in Ghana

Blame game giving criminality ethnic colouration — Uzodinma

23 killed in fresh Benue attacks

Furore over killing of elephant in Ogun

How we suffocated 6-year-old kidnap victim to death — Suspect

Gunmen kidnap 3 cattle breeders in Igangan, demand N10m

Killers of Kogi commissioner demand N100m ransom for kidnapped LG chair

FG creates centre to check arms proliferation

Paying ransom to kidnappers, forbidden – Prof. Maqari

Insecurity: Involve citizens in search for solution, Anyim tells Buhari

Bloomberg yanks Bill Gates off Billionaire list after divorce

Boko Haram has not infiltrated Bauchi – Police

BBC documentary exposes corruption in Nigeria’s pension system

Insecurity: PDP offers to help Buhari


Armageddon in Nigeria: Blame game will not postpone its imminence

2023: APC boasts of registering over 40m members

Stakeholders advocate exploiting potentials in rural areas for development

Insecurity: PDP seeks deployment of technology to crack banditry

NIPC :Nigeria records $8.41 billion investments in Q1 2021

30,000 IDPs receive Relief Materials from NEMA in Taraba From Nahum Sule, Jalingo


Drug makers see 5-fold jump in Q1 profit amid pandemic

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years of marriage

What rising insecurity, material prices mean for building industry, homeownership

In Lagos, ‘heroes’ become targets while firefighting

Nigeria’s ferocious anti-Intellectualism: Isa’s ‘Pant Army’ as a case study

Covid-19 crisis in India: What went wrong

Cement: ‘Government has to be deliberate about breaking the monopoly in this market

Bridging Nigeria’s illiteracy gap: The Book Swap Foundation, IN-CSR strategy


BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen Kidnap One In Abuja Community, Demand N10m Ramson

Report Sees Investment Of $810bn In Offshore Wind Industry

Be Part Of My Administration’s Success Story, Wike Tells Labour

Insecurity: FCTA Will Continue To Work Closely With Security Agencies ‘ Bello

Iretiola Doyle Explains Why ‘Rest In Peace’ Is A Contradictory Phrase

Nigeria, Microsoft Partner To Digitally Upskill 5mln Nigerians In 3 Years, Says Osinbajo

Insecurity: PDP Advises FG To Create National Boarder Protection Force


Thieves break into UNIBEN hostel, steal 16 mobile phones, laptops

INEC local government office in Akwa Ibom set ablaze

PDP tasks FG on better working conditions for workers

NLC warns against politicising nation’s security challenges

We need more Police in our state, Kano govt. begs FG

NCPC boss receives award of excellence on youth development

NHRC boss congratulates workers, harps on mainstreaming industrial harmony

Ganduje extends retirement age for teachers, lecturers to 65


Land dispute: Furore in Anambra community over man’s death

Six killed over N100 market levy in Delta

FG to receive Ibori loot soon, says Malami

Police recover AK47 rifle from fleeing gunrunner in Oyo

Nigeria’s mobile phone subscriptions plunge by 15m

Massive corruption rocks Nigeria’s pension system ‘Report

PDP to APC: Scale-up war on terrorism


Insurgency: Bauchi on red alert as Geidam residents relocate to 4 LGs, 19 killed in Benue

FG, Microsoft’s digital transformation targets 27, 000 jobs, 5m Nigerians to access skills

2023: Group drums support for Tinubu

Insecurity: We need pragmatic leadership ‘ Adanyi

Tension in Cross River over return of kidnap gangs

When Senate shifted focus to merit and federal character


Need for judicial sanity and absolute obedience to Supreme Court judgments

CSO slams Enugu govt over non-payment of pension

Nigeria recorded trade deficit of N7.38trn in 2020 NEXIM

APC membership hits over 40 million Udoedehe

Senate probes NOA over N2bn unretired cash advances to staffc

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


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