Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 17 April 2024

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Davido’s hit song “Unavailable” certified Gold in France

Tems announces new album “Born in the Wild”

Despite downturn, Cocoa hits record high at N13m/tonne

1,9m to sit for UTME from Friday

Biometrics and SIM registration deadlock: Endless enrolment gulps N53b in 13yrs amid complaints, protests

Conflicts may hinder growth, FDI inflow in Nigeria, others, IMF warns

Operators consider tariff hike, to hedge rising OpEx

Anti-graft agency files fresh charges as Ganduje appears in court today

FG heaps  on collective efforts for sustainable WASH solutions

EFCC to arraign Cubane Chief Priest over naira abuse

Over 1,680 school children abducted, 180 killed in Nigeria schools attacks says UNICEF

Nigeria startup act attracts 12,948 small businesses as labeling begins


Naira abuse: EFCC detains Cubana Chief Priest ahead of arraignment today

IMF reviews Nigerias economic growth to 3.3%

Repentant female BHaram insurgents lament lack of suitors, cry for husbands

Ondo APC, stakeholders differ on gov primary guidelines

NDLEA destroys 304,436kg of illicit drugs in Lagos

Distressed husband laments as abductors hold wife after ransom payment

27 states fail to access N54.9bn UBEC fund

Marketers excited as Dangote slashes diesel price to N1,000/litre

Bandits kill Zamfara PDP secretary, 26 others in Benue

PDP NWC submits reports on Wike as NEC meets Thursday

Ganduje: APC petitions IG, chieftain seeks peace talk with NNPP

Blood on Chidinmas dress matched Atagas DNA Expert

Kaduna: 29 villages attacked, 41 persons killed, 222 kidnapped Report

Idris restates commitment to Kebbi sporting development

FG may revoke unused oil well licences amid $30bn loss

Yoruba Nation: UCH denies harbouring agitators, family disowns MKOs widow

Tinubu eyes $4bn annual savings from reduced bureaucracies

FG launches soil fertility initiative

NECO shifts Common Entrance exam over low enrolment

Police probe NANS factions violent clash in Abuja

PDP demands speed as Kaduna Assembly probes El-Rufai

Union seeks support for Dosunmu Market fire victims

#EndSARS protester arraigned for alleged rifle possession

FG writes govs as agency predicts flooding in 31 states

Osun demands return of official vehicles in custody of ex-appointees

FG suspends mining activities within OAU, others

NNPP faction suspends Kano gov for six months

Global Rights ranks North West highest in mass atrocities

PSG coach Enrique makes changes, aims for Barca comeback

Prioritise safe return of remaining Chibok girls, NEF begs Tinubu

IG vows tough times for kidnappers in Ogun


NDLEA Destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 Litres of Illicit Drugs Seized in Lagos, Ogun

Police Indictment: Bizman Asks Court to Compel AGF to Prosecute Oba Elegushi, Others

Alleged Abuse of Office: Group Protests, Asks CJN to Resign Now

ASR Africa Flag Off Construction of N250million Office Block

Lagos Real Estate Regulatory Law Enables LASRERA, FG Collaboration to Stem Fraud, Says Odunuga-Bakare

Nigeria to Host 2025 IFMA Global Africa Conference

Customers Deposit, FX Revaluation Lifts 11 Banks Total Assets by 68% to N115.45tn

House PDP Caucus Meeting Ends in Deadlock Ahead of NEC, Planby Pro-Wike Lawmakers to Pass Vote of Confidence on Damagun Fails,

APC: Purported Suspension of Ganduje Devious

QNET Raises Alarm over Impersonation in Nigeria, Urges Public Caution

US Military Veterans of Igbo Origin Want Uzodinma to Change Alleged Stance against Kanus Release

Aviation Minister Orders Re-evaluation of Permit for Non-commercial Flights, as NCAA Suspends 3 Private Jets

Low Enrollment: NECO Reschedules National Common Entrance Examination into Unity Colleges


Tems set to release debut album ‘Born in the Wild’

Astronomers discover largest black hole in Milky Way

Nigeria conomy moving, Tinubu’s policies slowing down food inflation – Edun

Reps PDP caucus insist party is one indivisible body

Lagos to extend Blue Rail Line to Agbara in Ogun

$20bn Dangote Refinery slashes diesel price to N1,000 per litre

Why workers can’t have living wage —NECA

Food Crisis: Address factors disrupting supply chain, NECA tells FG

IGP visits Ogun, pledges to end kidnapping

We’ll expedite action on N/East roads, FG assures military

Border re-opening: We’re making progress on consultations – Customs

EFCC to arraign Cubana Chief Priest over alleged Naira abuse

Selfishness eroding PDP’s democratic credentials, says Ex-Minister

Supreme Court rulings attest to authority, independence of judiciary – APC

Kano Anti-Corruption Agency files fresh charges against Ganduje

Pro-PDP group urges Atiku to drop 2027 ambition, demands sanctions for Wike

DNA: Blood on Chidinma’s dress matched Ataga’s – Witness

Poor remuneration: Pitiable condition of private school teachers

Adeleke’s aide trial: Court seek traditional ruler, national lawmaker as sureties

Nigeria grows oil reserve by 1.4% to 37.5bbl, natural gas by 0.5%

Yoruba Nation: We don’t regret our actions — Defiant suspects

Illegal traffic enforcement: Miscreants take-over Lagos roads

Food Crisis: Address factors disrupting supply chain, NECA tells FG

IMF raises forecast for Nigeria’s economic growth to 3.3%


Federal Gov’t Suspends Mining Activities At OAU, Environs

State Electoral Commissions Are Govs’ Rigging Tool ‘ El-Rufai

Tinubu Launches National Single Window Project, Expects $2.7bn Revenue

JUST-IN: EFCC To Arraign Celebrity Bartender, Cubana Chief Priest, Over Naira Abuse

Adamawa Gov’t Approves N55.2bn Supplementary Budget

Wike Alleges Fraud In FCT Area Councils’ Cleaning Contracts

BREAKING: Kaduna Assembly Begins Probe Of El-Rufai Administration


Unfavourable govt policies, inadequate funding affects guidance/counselling practice in Nigeria ‘ Obikeze

We’ll embrace all agric initiatives, empower women, youths ‘ Gov Bala

Obasanjo always brings out the boy in me ‘ Charly Boy

NEPC trains Shea farmers, exporters on global best practices

Nigeria yet to mainstream climate action into economic, foreign policy framework ‘ Firm

Tinubu inaugurates steering committee on National Single Window project

EFCC to arraign Cubana Chief Priest for Naira abuse

Single Window Project to yield $2.7bn revenue annually ‘ Tinubu

NCAA suspends three private jet holders for operating commercial flights

PDP crisis: How G60 Reps abort pro-Wike’s plan to endorse Damagun

INEC closes defence in SDP, Ajaka’s petition against Gov Ododo

New party logo: Osun NNPP dissociates from South West PRO

Kaduna Assembly sets up panel to probe Elrufai’s eight years

North West Nigeria ranks highest in mass atrocities ‘ Global rights

FG identifies 31 states as high-risk flood areas

Smallholder farmers need timely weather information to avert losses ‘ Agric Minister

How innovation, sustainability will bolster US, global economy ‘ Expert

Tinubu’s wife supports 120 women farmers in South-West with N60m

Arrested Yoruba Nation agitator not our staff ‘ Oyo FCE Special

Osun govt vows to recover illegally acquired properties from past administration

Review Police dress code to encourage Northern women’s participation, Gov Bala tells NPF

FG suspends mining activities within OAU, its environ

Don’t negotiate with contractors, Wike warns Satellite Towns Coordinator


Student Loan Scheme set for take off with 1.2m beneficiaries

10 Norths governors for U.S summit

How to avert persistent fire outbreaks

NiMet, Agric ministry strengthen partnership for high yield

22 students for Olympiad Camp

Govt suspends mining at OAU, OAUTHC

INEC closes in SDP/Ajakas suit against Ododo

Apapa gives palliatives to 1,000 residents

UPDATED: Kaduna Assembly commences probe of El-Rufais administration

Remi Tinubu kicks off tech training for women entrepreneurs

Lagos-Calabar coastal highway: FG woos governors for economic towns

EFCC arraigns Cubana Chief Priest Wednesday

Bobrisky: Alesh Sanni slams celebrities for abandoning embattled crossdresser

DNA sample on Chidinmas dress matched Atagas, says witness

Trade efficiency: Tinubu launches National Single Window Project


Naira abuse: EFCC has secured 24 convictions, currently prosecuting 200 ‘ Spokesman

Why I won’t stop criticising 2024 budget ‘ Peter Obi

Cubana Chief Priest Faces Charges for Spraying Money at Events

Five Reasons to Leverage the Expertise of an Institutional Trading Firm

Davido Crowns Himself ‘The Big Afrobeats Artiste’ in Interview

Big Brother Naija Star Praise Nelson Graduates from NOUN with BSc in Mass Communication

BBNaija’s Khloe Sets Relationship Goals, Rejects Transactional Sex

Psychic mass-mailing fraud scheme: US court jails Canadian man for duping 1.3m Americans of $175m

Benue govt partners Chinese firms for establishment of solar factory, health services

Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos (Deluxe)’ Soars Past 800 Million Spotify Streams

Internet fraud: EFCC arrests suspect with US Navy ID cards in Port Harcourt


APC NWC petitions IGP, says Gandujes suspension criminal

PDP chairmanship: Reps Caucus divided as N/Central stakeholders meets today

10th Chibok anniversary: Students call for adequate security in schools

Dont wait for bandits to strike, FCT council chair tells vigilantes

Police nab man on mission to kill uncle in Edo

Man jailed 14 years for sodomising 12-year-old boy in Bauchi

NDLEA destroys illicit drugs seized in Lagos, Ogun

Gunmen kill driver, abduct 16 on Abuja-Lokoja road

NAFDAC bans selling, use of Dex Luxury soap in Yobe

Police arrest fake naira notes peddler in Enugu

Sokoto child protection act not in conflict with Sharia law Judges

Nigerias FX reserves dip by over $2bn in one month, lowest in 6 years

Naira appreciation will impact inflation between three to six months Teriba

Illegal operation: NCAA begins re-evaluation of 100 private jets

Nigeria can grow annual GDP by 12% NIPPS DG

Dangote crashes diesel price to N1,000/litre

FG allocates 8,925 affordable houses

FG now pays about N600bn monthly for fuel subsidy Rainoil CEO

Equities market posts biggest loss in April as investors lose N1.1trn

Tinubu inaugurates Single Window Project, targets N2.7tr revenue

Naira Abuse: Like Bobrisky, EFCC goes after Cubana Chief Priest

Shehu Malamis widow drags stepson, stepdaughter to court over Properties in Abuja, Kaduna, others

Why We Are probing El-Rufais Loans Kaduna Assembly speaker

INEC closes defence in SDP, Ajakas petition against Ododo

28 killed in fresh attack on Benue community

APC petitions IGP, says Gandujes suspension criminal


Operation Hadin Kai kill commanders, several terrorists in Lake Chad area

QNET raises alarm over misuse of Corporate Foundations name for fraudulent activities in Nigeria, urges public caution

Time for Ganduje to quit APC National Chairmanship, party chieftain, others advise Tinubu

Ganduje: Indefensibility of Moral and Political Burden

Appreciating Maidas transformational leadership at NCC

Ezeife, visionary leader, pillar of nationhood VP Shettima mourns ex-Anambra Gov

Unity Schools : NECO fixes new dates for national common entrance exam


Air Peace now connects passenger from Abuja, Asaba, Enugu others to London

Marwa commissions new NDLEA facility built by UK government

Lagos drops from 4th to 5th among wealthiest cities in Africa

Garri, millet, cassava drive food inflation to record high

Respite for manufacturers as Dangote refinery sells diesel at N1000/litre

Six strategies banks need to meet new capital rules ‘ EY

IMF raises Nigeria’s growth forecast to 3.3% on oil, improved agric output, security

Naira hits 1000/$ as market awaits clues from CBN

FG calls on Oil & Gas operators to leverage capital market for funding

Market posts biggest single-day loss in April

Nigeria government intervenes in Iran-Israel conflicts, urges peace amid escalating hostilities

Building Africa’s future workforce beyond the assembly line

A call to action: Strengthening HSE governance for a safer, cleaner energy future in Nigeria

Exploring the potential of alternative investments beyond traditional asset classes


Gov Otu Advocates Healthier Communal Ties, Charges Monarchs On Peace

Fidson Healthcare Receives Notification Letter As Independent’s Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company Of The Year

Wike Sets Clear Expectations For Newly Appointed STDD Coordinator

Global, Domestic Economy Outlook Better This Year ‘ Report

Ondo Guber: APC Prepares For Delegates’ Congress Ahead Primary

Cross River Set To Complete Payment Of Pensioners’ Entitlements

Trouble In PDP As 60 Lawmakers Insist Damagun Must Go

NiMet, Federal Ministry Of Agriculture And Food Security To Strengthen Partnership

We Have No Issues With NUPENG, PTD, NOGASA Boss Clears Air

N200m, 3SUVs For Grabs As Access Bank Unveils DiamondXtra Season 16

Police Honour NDDC For Effective Partnership In Crime fighting

Commercial Driver Dies, Conductor Injures In Lagos Auto Accident


Police IG Visits Ogun, Vows To End Kidnapping

CAPPA Warns Burna Boys Vape Deal Could Worsen Burden Of NCDs

Okuama Killing: Diri Calls On Military To Unravel Killers Of 17 Soldiers

NOGASA Clears Air On Alleged Crisis With NUPENG, Tanker Drivers

Police Arraign 52-Year-Old Woman Over Alleges Fraud

Remi Tinubu Flags Off Support Programme For SWest Women Farmers

JUST-IN: FG Alerts Nigerians Of Impending Flood In Benue, Borno, CRiver, Delta, Others

Georgian MP Punched As Fight Breaks Out In Parliament

Man Electrocuted Trying To Vandalize BEDC Cable In Edo


Illegal convention: NNPP slams 6-month suspension on Kano governor

Senate, Akpabio, Kano gov splash N47m on families of deceased Policemen

NDLEA destroys 304,436kg, 40, 042 litres of drugs in Lagos, Ogun

Ignore those agitating for Yoruba Nation, Ooni tells Nigerians

Wike warns STDD coordinators against negotiating with contractors

Remi Tinubu doles out N70m to women farmers in North-west

Nasarawa: Sule proscribes ethnic vigilante groups

Umahi, Kyari laud military for improved security

LG boss dolls out N20.8m scholarships, bursary in Ebonyi

Food scarcity will get worse in 2024 if… – Stakeholders

NYA inaugurates Oyo state chapter, seeks unity among Nigerian youth

APC: Ganduje ward, LG exco deny suspending national chair

Budget 2024: Obi unearths more insensitive, undeserving allocations

Rivers: APC chieftain calls for urgent disciplinary action against PDP national chair, Damagum

Reps’ PDP caucus meeting turns rowdy over confidence vote on Damagum

Breaking: Cubana Chief Priest, another celebrity in naira abuse mess

NECO reschedules common entrance exam over low enrolment

Report land racketeering culprits to EFCC, ICPC, CSOs tell Wike

Promote welfare of vulnerable Nigerians, SEF urges FG

Niger farmers target 4m metric tonnes of food in 2024

Gunmen attack 4 communities in Ogun, 15 arrested

Panic in Osun as petrol stations hike price

Reps hold national dialogue on state police, others

Anambra targets N4bn monthly revenue increase




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