Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 5 April 2023  

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Trump or Death:’ dueling protests outside court mirror US divide

Messi ‘likely’ to leave PSG at end of season

NDLEA, Customs sign agreement on curbing Illicit drugs, assure cartels of loss

Family raises the alarm over missing two-year-old child in Abia

Whitney: Coroner court fixes April 17 for parents to testify

Fire guts UCH residential block in Ibadan

LASTMA rescues 0 accident victims at Adeniji Adele, Lagos

UNIBEN condemns death of final year student

Ogun Police parade man in connection with journalist kidnap

Local manufacturers hail suspension of proposed excise duty hike

Nigerian ports lead stowaway embarkations list in Africa

NCC recommends two-factor authentication to secure WhatsApp

Mobile phone inventor celebrates 50th birthday of first call

Nigerian Navy intercepts, rescues hijacked vessel, 10 crew

Peter Obi faults Mohammed’s allegation, mum on viral audio


Trump arraigned for criminal charges in New York

Foreign investors shun Kano, Rivers, Ogun, 24 states

Lagos Assembly summons Sanwo-Olus aide, commissioner

Elections: NHRC records voter suppression in Lagos, Rivers, others

Post-election threats: Obi, Datti risk treason charges, FG warns

Naira crisis: Cash circulation low, NLC tells CBN

Second Niger Bridge to be opened May 15 Fashola

Afenifere political division deepens, Iwuanyanwu attack drives leaders apart

Ahead of handover: Military vows crackdown on security threats, warns IPOB, others

Maritime operators to get $700m for vessel acquisition FG

Senate okays new Chinese bank for $23bn railway project

AfDB approves $525,000 grant for African fintech firms

NERC moves to address power consumers complaints

FG implements 180 ease of doing business reforms

Confed Cup: Rivers United know q’final foes today

FG approves Mixed Martial Arts federation

Russia summons French diplomat over Ukraine atrocity claims

Hush money: Trump pleads not guilty to criminal charges

Era of fighting govt over- Gombe NLC

Senate passes bill to legalise Nigeria Peace Corps

Akwa Ibom fishermen decry attacks by sea pirates

Full list of approved loan apps in Nigeria


Trump Pleads Not Guilty To 34 Felony Counts After Arrest

Obi Kicks As FG Accuses LP Presidential Candidate, Running Mate Of Treason

Foreign Capital Importation Declined To $5.32bn In 2022, $1.06bn In Q4

NPA Retirees Appeal To AGF To Obey Supreme Court Judgement, Pay Their N108bn Pension Arrears

Elumelu Joins Kamala Harris At Gender Inclusion Digital Economy Summit In Zambia

NERC Launches Service Charter, Insists Discos Obligated To Fix Certain Faults Within 24 Hours

Nigeria, Jordan Deepen Partnership In Security, Other Global Issues

Alleged $200m Bribe: Dispute Over Service Of Court Documents Stalls Shasore’s Trial

Nigerian Equities Market Attracts $19.2bn Investment In Five Years

BON Urges Lai Mohammed To Curb NBC’s Excesses, Warns Regulator Becoming Agent Of Media Suppression

Bandits Abduct 10 Students In Kaduna


Senate: South East, South South groups intensify campaign for Kalu, Akpabio

Izunaso meets Buhari, says he deserves position

FG, Obi trade words over treason allegation

Rivers: INEC urges political parties to inspect election materials in LGAs

Allow your lawyers, agents interface with INEC, Wike tells Cole

Rivers: INEC urges political parties to inspect election materials in LGAs

APC demands review of NASS election in results in SEast

Nigeria Decides 2023: Nigeria should be restructured without delay Elliot Ukoh

Nigerias unemployment rate to hit 40.6% with economic slowdown, says KPMG

Financial infractions: Senate panel indicts 37 MDAs

5 ways AI helps people, businesses, govts to be sustainable

African airlines traffic rise 90.7% in February 2023

CBN cant get e-Naira policy right with exclusion of experts Financial analyst

FX scarcity, Form A backlog may hamper 2023 school fees processing

FG, Vitol sign $50m carbon avoidance, removal initiative

Women candidates performance in 2023 polls disappointing Tallen

Kwara lawmaker joins race for House Speaker, vows transparent leadership



Ohanaeze Ndigbo faults COAS over threat to IPOB

Enugu guber election massively rigged ‘ Assembly Speaker

Wife of deceased Ogboni leader regains freedom

WHO organises 3-day workshop for journalists, social media influencers

Nigeria ripe for blue economy ‘ NIMASA boss, Jamoh

Railway: Senate rescinds decision on financier of $22.7bn FG’s borrowing

Catholic bishop urges Christian to appreciate sacrifices of Jesus Christ at Easter

10th NASS: Group push for South-South Senate Presidency

APC behind calls for interim govt to distract Nigerians ‘ LP Chieftain

Senate laments delay in Joseph Wayas’ burial

Enugu Assembly urges Buhari to investigate military excesses during March elections

Subsidy removal’ll set Nigeria on fire, NLC warns govt

No opposition grandstanding can reverse our deserved victory ‘ Rivers PDP

Nigerian Navy intercepts, rescues hijacked vessel, 10 crew

Benue Paramount ruler berates security agents as herders kill traditional ruler, 75 others

Tinubu Presidency: Sanusi may return as CBN gov

What Trump’s attorney said about him after arraignment

Peter Obi: Yoruba youth leaders pass Vote of No Confidence on Adebanjo

Police invites Cole over alleged killing of protester in Rivers

Supporting Muslim-Muslim ticket doesn’t make us less Christians ‘ Fani-Kayode

This is treason” FG warns Peter Obi against fanning insurrection

Buhari, Tinubu, APC Chair losing states, proof 2023 elections credible ‘ Lai Mohammed

Alleged treason: FG should stop harassing people ‘ Ayo Adebanjo, Eleazu

Why I’m against Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu’s victories ‘ Falz

Ife Crisis: Don’t ignite religious war in Yoruba land ‘ Gani Adams

Tinubu yet to make Gbajabiamila Chief of Staff ‘ Group


JUST-IN: Trump Leaves Manhattan Courtroom After Denying 34 Charges Against Him

Trump Faces 34 Counts Charge, Pleads Not Guity

Kwara Court Sentences Man To 42-month Imprisonment For Rape

Police Nab 2 For Killing Village Head, Abductions In Niger

NCC Denies Leaking Obi’s Phone Conversation With Oyedepo

8 Students, Others Kidnapped In Kaduna, State Gov’t Clarifies

Labour Party Accuses Lai Mohammed Of Misinforming International Community

Federal Gov’t Accuses Peter Obi, Baba-Ahmed Of Treason

TikTok Fined 12.7m Over Breach Of Minors’ Data In UK

Customs Intercepts N23.02bn Expired, Illicit Drugs In Lagos

BREAKING: Finland Joins NATO, Becomes 31st Member

Senate Adopts Conference C’ttee Report on Peace Corps Bill

Nigeria’s Capital Import Drops 51% In Q4 2022

JUST-IN: Bandits Kidnap 10 Students From Kaduna School

No Missing N20bn In NNPC Limited

Court Orders Forfeiture Of N725m Property Linked To Ex-NIMASA DG

Controversy Trails Sirika’s N12bn Fire Fighting Trucks


Boko Haram: Zulum approves armoured carriers, patrol vehicles for soldiers

Buhari makes U-turn on reappointment, orders NASENI boss to quit job

NSIA, Vitol sign $50m agreement for carbon avoidance, removal initiative in Nigeria

NBA to partner FRSC on justice for victims of road accidents

Ife Crisis: Don’t use religion to set Yoruba land ablaze, Gani Adams warns

AfDB signs grant agreement with Africa Fintech Network to unlock digital economy

Beef up security across airports, Reps task FG

FIRS rakes N10.5trn in 2022 tax year

FG pleased with NPC’s preparation for census ‘ Lai Mohammed

Ohaneze commends Igbos in Lagos for relocating businesses to Southeast

Jonathan, Gbajabiamila commiserate with Kalu over wife’s death

Court orders interim forfeiture of N725m property linked to ex-NIMASA boss

Buhari seeks senate approval of Data ProtectionBill


Finland joins NATO

Fed Govt: Obi-Datti’s actions treasonable

BDCs aid treasury looting, terrorism, says agency

Reps, others condemn interim govt plot

Williams, Ajai-Lycett for Lagos’ oldest medalist’s exhibition

Ibom Air passenger arraigned, remanded in custody

Trump pleads not guilty to 34 felony counts

Poll: REC in trouble over alleged bribes from governor

Kogi Governorship Election Results Trickle Into Kogi Collation Centre Main 1

Cole, APC leaders worked against Tinubu in Rivers, Wike alleges

INEC breaks silence over general election in Rivers

Osita Izunaso joins race for Senate President

DHQ explains presence of UN combat vehicles in Benin

NCC refutes allegations of phone tracking

Buhari, Tinubu, others celebrate Oshiomhole at 71

‘Only 10% women are screened for cervical cancer’

Oil, gas firm partners Akwa Ibom to boost science education

Lai Mohammed trying to demarket me, says Obi

Wole Soyinka slams Baba-Ahmed over ‘unbecoming’ outbursts


Uber deactivated my account for obeying instruction ‘ Driver in viral video speaks up

10 students kidnapped in Kaduna

Peter Obi, who are you” Actor Charles Awurum jokingly asks LP candidate

It’s treason’ ‘ FG warns Peter Obi against inviting insurrection

Affirm support for Nigeria’s democracy ‘ APC begs Biden

Chidi Mokeme’s Son Confronts Him Over Fake Dollar Notes

May Nigeria heal from Peter Obi’s Obidients ‘ By Fredrick Nwabufo


Elections: We’re Under Pressure To Move Into The Streets – Labour Party

FG Accuses Peter Obi Of Treason

Obi Returns To Twitter, Keeps Mum On ‘Yes Daddy’ Saga

After Kidnap Of 2 Zamfara Varsity Students, Security Deployed To Hostels

Truck Crushes Woman To Death In Niger

Nigeria Not Under Any Security Threat – Defence Chief

Hunting Expeditions Banned After 2 Die In Kaduna

Cholera Kills 32 Persons In 6 States

Navy Redeploys 52 Rear Admirals, 76 Commodores

No More Squabble Over Officers’ Recruitment, Promotion — Arase

NHIA, Roche Offer 55 Patients Subsidised Cancer Treatment

LP crisis: State chairmen pass vote of confidence on Abure as national chair

NASS leadership: Why I joined House’ Speaker’s race-Kwara rep

Support aggrieved candidates in court, APC campaign council urges NWC

Calls for interim govt not Nigeria’s interest

Benue governor-elect told not to disappoint electorate

Kogi PDP gov’ship: I have no anointed aspirant, says Atiku

For equity sake Tinubu should appoint Lalong SGF ‘ APC leaders

Atiku’s spokesman sues APC, Adamu over ‘N120m debt

Washington trip: You are on a misplaced mission, Obi campaign blasts Lai

Lawmakers indulging in vote buying to lobby for Senate Presidency ‘ Ndume

Tension as reinstated Plateau speaker returns to office

House of reps’ seat: Ganduje’s son challenges NNPP’s victory at tribunal

Transcorp hotels grow revenue to N31.4bn in 2022

Customs appoint Abdullahi Maiwada PRO

Leadway Assurance grosses N104.4bn premium income

Nigeria struggling to find buyers for crude


We dont wire-tap peoples phone lines NCC

NCC recommends two-Factor authentication to secure WhatsApp

2023 Presidential Poll: Obis claims, actions treasonable Lai Mohammed

Kogi: Audu/Faleke group rejects delegates list, demands direct primary election

Leaked conversations: DSS now intelligence arm of APC – Timi Frank

Take action to avert projected 10m health workers shortage by 2030, WHO tells countries

TETFund partners continental research body on agric innovation programme


What lack of history in education curriculum costs Nigeria

Ekweremadus saga: What local law says

Policies to promote competition, protect consumers key after subsidy removal ‘ Experts

Nigeria’s FDI slides to $468m, lowest in nine years

India’s FDI shine shows what Nigeria is missing

Inflation erodes Nigeria’s minimum wage by 41% in 3yrs ‘ Report

EU raises renewable energy target to 42.5% by 2030

REA to build over 1000 mini-grids for off-grid communities

Solar mini-grids seen helping investors optimise agricultural value chain

How deregulation will transform Nigeria’s petroleum downstream sector

Deregulation: How new oil law checks consumer exploitation

Dollar ticket sales grow as airlines sidestep trapped funds


Group Urges INEC To Withdraw Certificate From Abiodun, Order For Re-Run

FCT Area Councils, Stakeholders Share N3.041bn Allocation

Opting For Tribunal To Recover My Mandate Can’t Amount To Treason ‘ Obi

Indigenous Oil Firm Gifts Post-Graduate Scholarships To 50 Indigent African Beneficiaries

Nigerian Military Clarifies Presence Of UN Fighting Vehicles In Edo

Alleged Plot To Manipulate Adamawa Guber: INEC Stoking Break Down Of Law, Order- PDP

Interim Gov’t: Former Imo Chief of Staff, Nwosu, Calls For Unity Against Clamour


Guitarist Recounts How 8 Policemen Extorted N15,500 From Him In Fastac

Flood Victims: MALALA Fund To Support Jigawa Women

Suspected Ritualist Arrested For Removing 50 Skulls From Graves In Ogun Community

UNIBEN Management Condemns Murder Of Final-Year Student

Trump pleads not guilty to 34 felony criminal charges

Tension As Heavy Military Equipment Sighted In Edo

Finally, Peter Breaks Silence On Leaked Audio Saga

Naira Falls As Foreign Reserves Decline

Naira Crisis: Banks Fear Heighten As Customers Shun Cash Deposit

10th Assembly: Zoning Senate Presidency To South-East Is Fair ‘ Izunaso

Lia Mohamed’s Comment Malicious ‘ Peter Obi

Senate Worried Over EX-Senate President Corpse Still At London Morgue

Senate Presidency In South East Will Douse Tension ‘ Group

Trump Can Still Contest Election Even If Found Guilty


NCC recommends two-factor authentication to secure WhatsApp

Africa needs a central bank to champion reforms ‘ Afreximbank

Equity market sheds N81bn

Fuel subsidy, naira redesign policy poses danger to Nigeria’s economy ‘ Report

Non-oil sector: Stakeholders urged to redouble efforts on economic growth

Second Niger Bridge opens to business May 15, Lagos-Ibadan for completion April 30

Adamawa: Again, PDP demands REC’s sack

5 policemen arrested, 12 suspects paraded over Jos killing

2023 governorship election: Kwara North voted for development, not sentiment ‘ Commissioner

Road traffic crashes: FRSC partners NBA to move against stubborn drivers, employers

Osun: How Ogboni leader, policeman, woman died while trailing kidnappers

Naira redesign a crime against humanity ‘ Soyinka

Sardauna Foundation earmarks N80m for training of 200 students

FCT distributes over N3.7bn to area councils, stakeholders others



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