Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 18 April 2024

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Burna Boy makes Times Magazines top 100 most influential people

How women are marginalised in American politics

Korra Obidis ex-husband accuses dancer of infidelity

Cubana chief priest granted N10m bail

Diri confirms death of 20 youths in Igbomotoru

Court sentences three kidnappers to death by hanging

Oluwo berates EFCC for litigations over Naira abuse

Council poll: Oyo requested BVAS to protect election integrity

Alleged N150m bribe: Court admits documents in evidence against oil magnate Akindele

Nigeria needs 312,000 metric tonnes of seeds to achieve food security, says minister

El-Rufai probe: Kaduna Speaker raises alarm over threat messages from ex-governors son

Varsity teachers jailed in Cameroon seek Tinubus, Reps help to regain freedom

You cant dictate your trial procedure, Fed Govt tells Kanu

Navy decries upsurge of stowaways in Lagos

BREAKING: Oyo demolishes Yoruba Nation agitators building

Suspected cultists on rampage, kill one in Anambra

Clark calls for dissolution of PDPs NWC


FG to execute $3.8bn gas supply agreement in May

NPA secures $700m loan for Apapa, Tincan ports rehabilitation

DNA: Court to serve Mohbads wife via substituted means

Kaduna APC, NLC back Assembly over El-Rufais probe

Fluctuating exchange rate affecting container traffic CPPE

NPA unveils new export trucks window to tackle congestion

Kwara to renovate 47-year sports hall with N2bn

Three to die by hanging in Edo for armed robbery

Driver flees scene after allegedly killing Osun poly student

One arrested as cultists hack Enugu bizman to death

Army detains soldiers for alleged cable theft at Dangote refinery

Teacher bags three months community service for selling drugs

Business leaders laud NICA executive credit programme

Tinubu meets Afenifere leader, vows tough action against threats to Nigerias sovereignty

Threats wont stop our probe, Kaduna lawmakers reply El-Rufais son

Soldiers captured terrorists stronghold, recovered gun trucks Army

Guinness World Record: Nigerians cheer Onakoya as 58-Hour chess marathon begins in New York

JUST IN: FG sets up committee on Democracy Day celebration

Army detains soldiers over cable theft at Dangote refinery

Court cant prevent EFCC from prosecuting Yahaya Bello Falana

Reps threaten action against companies snubbing invitations


Seven Aspirants Raise the Alarm over Alleged Printing of Fake APC Membership Cards in Ondo

London-to-Lagos Solo Driver, Pelumi Nubi, Gets Roaring Welcome in Lagos

Court Restrains EFCC from Arresting, Detaining, Prosecuting Ex-Gov Bello

Ooni Unveils Tingo Drinks, Says Nigeria can Lead Contest for Global Markets

Tinubu Lauds Dangote Group for Reducing Diesel Price By 60%

Court Remands 29 Suspected Yoruba Nation Agitators

EFCC Lays Siege to Yahaya Bellos Residence, Ex-Govs Media Office Says Action in Violation of Restraining Order


Burna Boy named in Time’s 100 most influential people of 2024

Why Nigeria’s foreign reserves dipped – Cardoso

All eyes on PDP governors as Ayu’s suit withdrawal alters balance for Damagum

Poor funding model, paucity stall $3.2 eastern rail project three years after

Customs personnel lynched by angry mob in Katsina

N’Delta stakeholders insist on interrogating energy transition process

Stakeholders rally operators on AI adoption for industry growth

Woman arrested for taking uncle’s corpse to bank to sign loan


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

Our best brains not in Supreme Court — Enweluzo, SAN

US lawmakers pass resolution on Chibok girls, Boko Haram

Army rescues another Chibok girl, Lydia Simon, in Borno

2 soldiers arrested for alleged theft in Dangote refinery

Naira depreciates to N1,105/$ in parallel market

Photos: Atiku, Wike, Jang, others arrive PDP caucus meeting in Abuja

Okun people pass vote of confidence in Ododo, Bello, APC

Yahaya Bello whisked away by Ododo — EFCC

Coalition threat: PDP govs move to avert implosion

Naira abuse: Cubana Chief Priest arraigned, pleads not guilty

Again, Reps reschedules resumption date to April 30

CBN not using foreign reserves to defend Naira — Cardoso

Depleted foreign reserves used to settle debts, not defend Naira – Cardoso

Dollar bribery: Ganduje’s son pays solidarity visit to Kano anti-graft agency chairman

Arsenal knocked out of Champions League after losing at Bayern

Train 8: Nigeria LNG expansion plans threatened by contract dispute

Hardship: We are committed to economic survival – Tinubu

FCCPC deploys operators to market over rising prices on food stuff

Court restrains EFCC from arresting, detaining, prosecuting ex-Kogi Gov, Yahaya Bello

Ayu withdraws case against PDP

Fubara, Eno, Mohammed arrive Akwa Ibom for PDP governors’ meeting

Ganduje: Kano Court order unenforceable, says APC

We’ve not been served with Ganduje’s suspension order- APC

Oyo invasion: Police arraign 29 suspects in court

Naira abuse: Cubana Chief Priest gets N10m bail

Invasion on riverine community: How my 15-month-old baby was burnt to death— Bereaved mother

Ondo 2024: Police arrest two APC members over printing of fake membership cards

‘Won’t see you for six months? Never!’ Davido reacts to Cubana Chief Priest’s bail

Naira abuse: ‘No more spraying of money’, Portable begs EFCC

E-Money commits to raise Junior Pope’s children

We haven’t fully addressed #EndSARS issues – Youth minister

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

Banks’ recapitalization weighs down stock market, investors lose N633bn

NPA reviews movement of export cargoes into ports

Transcorp Power grows profit by 80.2%, targets 740MW generation

FG moves to conclude sale of $1.3bn ExxonMobil assets to Seplat Energy

Global AI market share to hit $15.7 trillion

Tinubu directs NYSC, ministry to include NOUN graduates for service, law school

Polytechnic students protest HND/BSc dichotomy


It Is Not Our Intention To Defend Naira ‘ Cardoso

JUST-IN: 10 Years After, Army Rescues Another Chibok Schoolgirl In Borno

PICTORIAL: Atiku, Sambo, Wike, Others Attend PDP Caucus Meeting

BREAKING: Bandits Abduct Scores In Fresh Kaduna Attack

We’ll No Longer Tolerate Obstruction Of Our Operations ‘ EFCC

Russia Loses 50,000 Soldiers To Ukrainian War ‘ Report

Man Who Slit Wife’s Throat Surrenders To Police In Adamawa

Ayu’s Withdrawal Of Court Case Against PDP, Pathway To Electing New Chairman ‘ G-60 Lawmakers

Policy Statement 013 Issued By The Independent Media And Policy Initiative (IMPI)

Confusion As Abuja Court Orders Ex-Gov Bello’s Arrest Hours After Another Court Restrains EFCC


Naira appreciation: 13 policies Cardoso made to save FX rate

Undue interference ,nepotism causing crisis in PTDS of NUPENG ‘ Member

POWA empowers 100 women, PWDs in Bauchi

DSS warned to stop harrassing Arogundade, former Lagos NUJ chairman

Chibok girls abduction: Schools must be place of hope, opportunity ‘ UNICEF

Nigeria needs $12bn to $15bn annually to meet infrastructure requirements ‘ OAU Don

Six Nigerian artists who dumped gospel for secular music

FG ready to partner PETAN for oil, gas sector’s development ‘ Minister

Abuja Court counters Kogi counterpart, orders Yahaya Bello’sarrest

Tinubu vows to deal with criminals threatening Nigeria’s sovereignty

Tinubu directs Education Ministry to include NOUN graduates into NYSC

EFCC operatives barricade Yahaya Bello’s Abuja residence

BREAKING: Court grants Cubana Chief Priest N10m bail, two sureties

JUST IN: Yahaya Bello whisked away by Ododo ‘ EFCC official

El-rufai’s son sent insulting, threat messages to me over father’s probe ‘ Kaduna Speaker

Ganduje’s suspension: Kano APC ward leaders drag High Court Judge before NJC

PDP NEC will not change party leadership ‘ Governors

Thread with caution over Yahaya Bello, Arewa group tells EFCC

Niger Assembly expresses displeasure over youth restiveness in Minna

EFCC: Why Yahaya Bello can’t evade arrest, prosecution ‘ Falana

NOUN has granted scholarships to 83 inmates ‘ VC

Our 1.2 million scholarships target for out-of-school children is on course ‘ Private schoolowners

We’ll no longer tolerate obstruction of our Operations ‘ EFCC

Concerns over lack of professionalism as UniAbuja establishes International Institute for Publishing Studies

Alleged money laundering:EFCC to arraign Yahaya Bello April 18

Consider staff housing project, FCT workers urge Wike

Gov Mbah offers full primary-university scholarship to brutalised minor

2024 Democracy Day Celebration: FG inaugurates 17-man inter-ministerial committee

Osoba, Anyim, Afenifere, others extol leadership virtues of late Ezeife

G60 PDP Reps laud Ayu over withdrawal of suitagainst party

Naira Abuse: Sensitise Nigerians before enforcement actions, Oluwo tells EFCC

Africans must promote cultural diversity for true development ‘ UNESCO

JUST IN: Nigeria Correctional Service moves Bobrisky from Ikoyi to Kirkiri prison


Bobrisky moved to Kirikiri prison

Diesel: Tinubu commends Dangote Group over reduction of gantry price

Rivers Exco Approves N6.7bn For Construction Of 5km Okania-Ogbogoro Road

IGP commissions new police command complex, approves new area commands in Ogun

Kogi gov’s police guards prevent EFCC from whisking Yahaya Bello away

PDP NWC passes vote of confidence on Damagum

Cubana Chief Priest Pleads Not Guilty, Granted ’10 Million Bail

Korra Obidi’s Ex-Husband Accuses Her of Infidelity During Pregnancy

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti’ Biopic Hits Theaters May 17th


Ayus withdrawal of suit has paved way for a new PDP chairman G-60 lawmakers

Governors, Atiku, Wike test strength as PDP NEC meeting holds today

Army detains soldiers involved in theft at Dangote Refinery

El-Rufais Probe: We wont be intimidated by your threat, Kaduna Speaker tells Ex-govs son

Mob strips suspected motorcycle thief in FCT council

Trader jailed 6 months for assaulting sister-in-law

Man remanded for defiling 14-year-old girl

Police arrest 3 for stealing 180 litres of diesel in Edo

Trial of pastor who allegedly defiled 17-year-old daughter stalled in Lagos

Im still in love, man begs divorce seeking wife

Protesters seek enforcement of Benues anti-open grazing law

Make staff housing your project, FCT workers beg Wike

Dubai Airport Flooded As Heavy Rain, Storms Hit UAE, Oman

Monetary tightening freezes commercial banks N17.3trn

Access Bank to reward 15,786 customers in Diamond Xtra Season 16 Promo

Obi deplores incessant natl grid collapse, seeks technical task force

NPA secures $700m facility from Citibank to rehabilitate Apapa, Tin-Can Ports

Reps urges SEC, FRC to reconcile alleged unremitted funds

New customs controller for Lagos airport assumes duty

NESG reappoints board directors

BDCs now buying dollar at N980 ABCON president

Tariff increase to worsen economic instability Private sector

IMF sees Nigerias inflation dropping to 26.3% this year

Abuja court orders arrest of ex-Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello

Weve not been served with Gandujes suspension order- APC

Bandits marching Kaduna residents into forest

EFCC withdraws operatives from Yahaya Bellos house

APC petitions NJC, seeks sanctions against Judge who affirmed Gandujes suspension

NANS to Tinubu: Do away with incompetent people in your govt


NEF flays attacks on Northerners in South, distances self from statement on Tinubu

Stop pontificating on corruption matters, pro-democracy group tells Atiku

Plateau: BRAVE-IT warns against jeopardizing safety of troops

FG, WASH sector stakeholders launch sustainability checks action plan, compact

FG to harness the digital economy to empower Nigerian youth

TETFund dismisses report on alleged N7.6bn questionable contracts, says its misleading


Alleged unremitted N45bn: Reps tells SEC, FRC to reconcile

CAP’s full-year profit rises to N2.5bn, highest in 13 years

Family businesses will remain key to Nigeria’s economic, cultural identity ‘ Moniepoint

OCP Africa donates N10m to support agricultural education

Bread prices rise as currency woes and war squeeze bakeries

How IGP, Governor Soludo’s support enables my success in Anambra ‘ CP Adeoye


Judicial Jigsaw: There Is Need For HolisticReform In Judiciary ‘ Erugo, SAN

Yoruba Elders Commend Tinubu For Restating Commitment To Restructuring

Wike, Atiku, Sambo Storm PDP Caucus Meeting

Tinubu’s Performance: North Central Support Group Distances Self From Position Of Northern Elders

Tinubu’s Economic Reforms Yielding Positive Result ‘ Reps Member

NUPRC Lists Benefits Of NGFCP, Assures Investors On Quality Regulatory Environment

Tourism Summit: We’ll Partner Investors To Unlock Tourism Potential ‘ Makinde

6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan

Jigawa Governor Visits, Interacts With Three Wheat Farming Clusters In Ethiopia

Mbah Offers Full Primary To University Scholarship To Brutalised Minor

IPOB: Court To Rule On Kanu’s Plea Seeking Restoration Of Bail May 20

Junior Pope: Rivers Indigene Killed In Boat Mishap Will Be Honoured ‘ Fubara

Muslim Youth Group Dedicates 50th Anniversary To Promotion Of Unity, Selflessness

Ayu’s Resignation Nails Damagun’s Fate, G60 Reps Rejoice


HND/BSc Dichotomy: NAPS Protests In Osogbo, Urges Tinubu To Assent Bill

Oil And Gas, Quickest Way For Nigeria To Overcome Economic Hardship Minister

Traditional Rulers, Clerics Condemn Yoruba Nation Agitators Ibadan Invasion

FG Warns Of Severe Flooding In Lagos, 30 States

Otti Mourns Abias First Gov, Ogbonnaya Onu

Yoruba Nation Agitators Remanded Till August 1

Revoked Bail: Nnamdi Kanu Knows Fate May 20

Davido Reacts To Cubana Chief Priests N10m Bail

Naira Abuse: Netizens React To Cubana Chief Priests N10m Bail

Kora Obidis Ex-Husband Reveals She Cheated On Him While Pregnant

Court Restrains EFCC From Arresting, Detaining, Prosecuting Ex-Kogi Governor

Lagos To Extend Blue Rail Line To Agbara In Ogun

Group To Ibori: Oborevwori Firmly In Charge Of Delta


We are proud of our achievement with Abuja- Keffi-Akwanga- Lafia- Makurdi road dualisation project CHEC

Ondo guber: APC chieftain Oluwaseyi rallies support for Aiyedatiwa

Rivers exco approves N6.7bn for Okiana Ogbogoro road construction

Court stops EFCC from arresting, detaining Yahaya Bello

FIRS at single window project launch: Nigeria loses $4bn to import, export inefficiency annually

Breaking: Holders Manchester City crash out of UEFA Champions League

Akume, Idris, others in as FG names committee for Democracy Day celebration

Sky-high prices: We’ll use legal framework to enforce consumer protection – FCCPC

APC petitions NJC, CJN, drags Justice NaAbba over suspension of Ganduje

Army detains two soldiers for allegedly stealing armoured cables at Dangote refinery

Court restrains EFCC from arresting, detaining, prosecuting Yahaya Bello

Naira rebound, super highway as Tinubus economic game changer

My bail erroneously revoked, Kanu tells court, tables conditions before FG

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