NEWSPAPER Headlines For Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NEWSPAPER Headlines For Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April 19 Newspaper Headlines.

Check out the News that made Headlines in Top Nigerian Newspapers like THE PUNCH, VANGUARD, THE SUN, DAILY TRUST, PREMIUM TIMES, THE NATION, THISDAY, NIGERIAN PILOT, NIGERIAN TELEGRAPH and other top Newspapers today.

*PREMIUM TIMES*

  • Alleged killer of four Nigerian police officers, army captain dies in shootout – Police
  • The police said the suspect made some confessional statements before he died.
  • I resisted pressure to charge Buhari with certificate forgery, Nigeria’s ex-Attorney General Adoke says
  • Nigeria’s economy to rise 0.8 per cent in 2017 – IMF
  • Nigerian Arrested For Multiple Bank Robbery In U.S.
  • I Was Not Among Those Stoned At APC Rally – Lawmaker
  • Nigerian Journalists Protest Killing Of Colleague
  • Nigerian State Bans Consumption Of Coke, Fanta, Sprite At Its Events
  • How I Foiled Tinubu’s Further Trial After Code Of Conduct Tribunal Ruling — Former AGF Adoke
  • Money Changer Arrested For Duping Customer
  • Lovers Granted N7 Million Bail For Allegedly Raping Two Underaged Sisters
  • 65-year-old Man Docked For Allegedly Raping Friend’s 12-year-old Daughter
  • Nigeria’s Gender Equality Bill Not Against Men, Senator Says
  • US Doctors Arrive Nigeria To Provide Free Services
  • Nigerian Airlines To Commence Abuja Flight Wednesday
  • FACT-CHECK: How Accurate Is The Payslip Speaker Dogara Made Public?
  • Big Brother Naija: Between entertainment and morality
  • Ekiti Residents Threaten Showdown With Housing Corporation Over Destruction Of Farms
  • Why Lagos Assembly Will No Longer Have Minority Leader, Minority Whip – Spokesperson
  • Hoodlums Kill Police Officer In Beer Parlour, Snatch Rifle – Witness
  • 2019: I May Not Support My Party’s Presidential Candidate, PDP Governor Says
  • Ethiopian Airlines To Land New Airbus Plane In Abuja Tuesday
  • Chibok School Where Girls Were Kidnapped To Commence Academic Activities Soon – Official
  • Adamawa Traders Lament Demolition Of Shops Allegedly Over Osinbajo’s Visit
  • APC May Lose Kaduna In 2019, Party’s Senator Says
  • The Legacy Of NA7, By Eric Teniola
  • Ekiti 2018: Who Shall The Progressives Back?, By Segun Dipe
  • Buhari’s Civilian Presidency: Was It A Serious Misunderstanding?, By Frisky Larr
  • Emir Sanusi And The ‘Fight For The Soul Of Nigeria’, By ‘Tope Oriola
  • Opioids Painkiller Found In Prince’s Home
  • BBNaija: Olakunle Churchill Gives TBoss, Bisola, Efe Plot Of Land Each
  • U. S., Cuba, Others To Participate In African Drums Festival
  • Central Bank Disburses $280 Million To SMEs, BDCs, Others
  • Naira Strengthens Against Dollar At Parallel Market
  • Nigeria’s Economy To Rise 0.8 Per Cent In 2017 – IMF
  • Unremitted Oil Revenue: NEITI Wants Nigerian Govt To Revisit Transfer Of Oil Asset To NPDC
  • Champions League: Ronaldo Sets Record, Atletico End Ndidi, Musa’s Dream
  • Fans Throw Dead Rats At Player During Copenhagen Derby
  • John Terry Confirms Chelsea Exit
  • Libya Fishermen Find 28 Dead Migrants In Boat Offshore – Official
  • Guinea Colonel Accused Of Trafficking As Police Seize His “private Zoos”
  • Egyptian Police Kill Seven Suspected Islamic State Militants In Shootout
  • Russia urges Turkey to lift ban on grain export
  • Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, kills 12
  • British opposition Labour Party backs May’s election plan
  • British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for general elections on June 8
  • Pakistani parliament calls for blasphemy laws reform after student’s lynching

*PUNCH*

  • Hunt for Chibok girls will take years – Minister
  • Adeosun seeks global support on illicit financial flows
  • Customs distribute seized rice to IDPs
  • Wanted Assemblies of God bishop on the run, says military
  • Lagos land grabbers demolish buildings of Septuagenarian
  • Indonesia bans Essien, Cole
  • Meningitis vaccines goes missing in Zamfara clinic
  • Dangote sells noodles firm to Indomie maker, Dufil
  • Presidency rules out fresh communication to Senate on Magu
  • Fake prophet steals corps member’s dollars, flees
  • US embassy holds talks with mega party promoters
  • Ritual killers murder monarch’s daughter
  • Passengers escape death as Lagos bound aircraft burst into smoke mid-air (video)
  • Igbo groups elect Nnamdi Kanu as new leader
  • Seized N13bn cash: EFCC searches ex-gov Obi, Mu’azu, others’ Ikoyi flats
  • Diezani bribe: Fate of indicted RECs lies with EFCC, says Presidency
  • B’Haram terrorists kill five soldiers in Borno
  • A’Ibom to produce 400m syringes yearly – Emmanuel
  • Nigerian held for robbing four New York banks 1:12 am
  • NMA presents five-year plan for health sector crises
  • Son killed during father’s funeral
  • Tambuwal warns monarchs against illegal mining
  • Treasury looters have mental problems, say psychiatrists
  • Why I won’t react to Melaye’s allegation – Kogi gov
  • Abducted Ondo monarch regains freedom
  • 30 star athletes set to dump Kogi
  • UNDP ranks Nigeria 152nd in human development index
  • CBN disburses $280m to SMEs, BDCs, others
  • FG raises panel on new Lagos-Ibadan rail construction
  • Al-Makura allocates 7 grazing reserves
  • Aregbesola drops Ige, Akande’s children, nominates ex-senator as commissioner
  • Three AAU lecturers nabbed for alleged cultism
  • Buhari excited as Abuja airport reopens ahead of schedule
  • Indonesia bans Essien, Cole
  • Lagos land grabbers demolish buildings of Septuagenarian
  • Lagos militants’ killing: Police gun down kingpin at girlfriend’s house
  • Gunmen kill two Imo youth leaders
  • Hoodlums kill policeman in beer parlour, steal rifle
  • Three AAU lecturers nabbed for alleged cultism
  • Bayelsa journalists protest broadcaster’s murder
  • Youths burn three robbers in Benue
  • B’Haram terrorists kill five soldiers in Borno

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

  • Customs distributes 136, 476 bags of rice to IDP camps– Official
  • N15bn recovery: EFCC searches Lagos apartments
  • Ex-gov Obi confirms search of his residence
  • $1.3bn deal: Osinbajo, Abacha after me –Adoke
  • Ex-Minister reveals how he stopped Buhari, Tinubu’s trial
  • POLITRICKS: When all animals are not equal
  • “All animals are equal, but some animals are…
  • Sustained development for Etche
  • Rivers: Defections drive APC to the edge
  • Forex breaches: CBN tightens noose on banks
  • Private sector distrust hinders Nigeria, others’ growth –Report
  • Local oil firms walking a tight rope
  • Youth Olympics: IT TF confirms N igeria, Egypt, Tunisia
  • …as El-Salhy demands proper preparations
  • Ex-pros revive squash with youth tourney in Lagos
  • Jemegah launches book on Nigerian League
  • Kidnappers free Ondo monarch
  • One killed, two injured in Ebonyi varsity cult war
  • Eight die, 24 injured in Lagos, Ogun
  • Vigilantes beat man to death with charms
  • ‘Judge’s absence stalls drug peddlers’ prosecution’
  • Kidnapped C’River commissioner’s car found
  • Documents show Prince’s painkiller habit
  • AY Live: Celebrities, fans light up event

*SUN*

  • Death row: Lagos to decide Rev King, others’ fate soon
  • Oyo-Ita briefs Buhari on civil service, housing programme
  • Govt must redress faulty wealth distribution –Archbishop Emmanuel
  • FG’s policies killing business -Okonkwo
  • Our N6b expansion targets 5500 workforce –Beloxxi CEO
  • Ethiopian Airlines lands Airbus in Abuja Tuesday
  • Unremitted $5.5bn: NEITI demands review of oil assets
  • Breaking: Redknapp replaces Zola as Birmingham City manager
  • Zola quits as Birmingham City
  • CAF confederation Cup: Amiesimaka warns Rivers United

*VANGUARD*

  • Kachikwu Urges Support For Emerhor
  • Iheanacho Attracts Hoffenheim’s Attention
  • Teachers Without Professional Certificates To Go By Dec — FG
  • ‘Women’s Participation In Digital Economy, Still Low’
  • S’East, S’South Have Been Senselessly Balkanized — Annkio Briggs
  • Maintain Crime Reduction Tempo, DIG Urges State Commands
  • Oshiomhole Described PDP’s Petition, Not Judgment, As Mama Akara —Edo APC
  • I Didn’t Authorise Malabu Oil Deal — Adoke
  • Indigenous Software Makers Carpet Govt On $2.8bn Software Importation
  • Delta To Invest In Job Creation —Okowa
  • Former EFCC Boss, Farida Waziri Loses Husband
  • Ohanaeze Urges FG To Support Research Findings On HIV/AIDS
  • Ranieri Rejects Algeria
  • Courts Back PCN’s Regulatory Powers On Pharmacy Practice
  • How To Transfer Money Using Your Mobile Phone
  • ACF Meets Osinbajo, Pleads For Funds To Conduct Security Summit
  • Everton Want £100m For Lukaku
  • False Census Figures Spur Biafra Agitation —Eastern Consultative Assembly
  • FG Re-opens Abuja Airport 24 Hours Ahead Of Deadline
  • Lagos Considering Rev King, Others’ Death Sentence — AG
  • Nigeria Too Beautiful To Disintegrate – Lai Mohammed
  • Catholic Church Blames El-Rufai For Southern Kaduna Killings
  • It May Take Years To Free All Kidnapped Chibok Girls — Defence Minister
  • $43m Osborne Funds: Saraki Asks EFCC To Disclose Owners
  • We’re Chasing Those Who Stole Our Money, Adeosun Tells World Bank
  • I Defied Pressure To Disqualify Buhari In 2015 – Ex-AGF, Adoke
  • CBN Injects $280m For SMEs, BDCs, Invisibles As Naira Rises To N397/$
  • Air Force To Celebrate 53 Yrs With Induction Of 2 New Fighter Jets, Free Medical Service
  • She’s No Longer The Woman I Married
  • I Thought He Would Ask Me To Move In
  • Can You Really Tell If A Man Is Serious?
  • Are You Encouraging Promiscuity?
  • BBNaija Winner’s Performance At AY Live Tears Fans Apart
  • ‘I’m Not Competing With Anybody — Ajayi Osahon, Video Director
  • Najee, Joss Stone Storming Nigeria For Runway Jazz Concert 2017
  • Timaya Sets Enugu On Fire With Legendary Performance At Real Deal Experience
  • Joke Silva, Oga Bello, Others Dazzle In Femi Odugbemi’s New Telenovela ‘battleground’
  • ACF Meets Osinbajo, Pleads For Funds To Conduct Security Summit
  • Assassination Attempt : Dino Melaye Accuses Gov Bello Of Complacency
  • Edo: On The Anvil Of A New Governance Philosophy
  • Everton Want £100m For Lukaku
  • Lagos Hosts 1st Ex Squash Pros National Junior Tournament

*DAILY TRUST*

  • Timeline of recent cash discoveries in Nigeria
  • Police fire at peaceful free Zakzaky protest in Kaduna
  • Life expectancy in Nigeria now 53.1 years – Report
  • 2019: APC may lose Kaduna if anti people’s policies continue–Senator Sani
  • N15bn Ikoyi funds: Amaechi demands N1.8bn from Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s aide
  • James Bond Actor dies at 96
  • Life expectancy in Nigeria now 53.1 years – Report
    BA, Air France, Lufthansa, others lost billions in revenue for shunning Kaduna
  • Domestic carriers’ staff strength drops by 50%
  • Equities dip by N105bn after Easter break
  • IsDB, Nigeria partner on science, innovation, food security
  • CBN disburses $280 million to SMEs, BDCs, invisibles
  • Dangote Flour divests from Noodles, cedes assets to Dufil
  • Ecobank announces N52.6bn loss in 2016
  • Adeosun tasks world leaders on repatriation of looted funds
  • Passengers excited as Abuja runway reopens
  • Another terminal debuts at airport
  • Domestic carriers resume Abuja flights
  • Regional forum on sustainable development set for May in Addis Ababa
  • Liquidity boost to BDCs narrows exchange rate gap, says Gwadabe
  • SMEs showcase inventions at expo
  • How to achieve your goals
  • Church empowers 3,000 vulnerable persons in Anambra
  • Time management tips for small businesses
  • How flood rendered 98-year-old, 200 others homeless in Anambra
  • Scientists create device that turns air into drinking water

*NIGERIAN PILOT*

  • Nasarawa Assembly partners traditional council on peaceful co-existence
  • Residents protest farm destruction by govt agents in Ekiti
  • Bayelsa journalists mourn colleague killed by unknown gunmen
  • Pirates hinder promotion of African culture – CBAAC
  • Economy: Nigeria lies in utter ruins- Analyst
  • Peace has returned to Plateau – Gov Lalong
  • LG boss flags- off free extra- mural classes for students
  • War College conducts environmental study tour 3 robbers burnt to death in Benue
  • NGO to partner donor agencies on devt
  • NAF Air War College conducts environmental study tour
  • Cash stocking: Buhari not distracted by Fayose’s rantings – APC
  • Defence minister: Rescuing remaining Chibok girls may take years
  • Ethiopian Airlines lands in Abuja, as airport reopens
  • APC may lose Kaduna in 2019 – Sani

*THISDAY*

  • Ikoyi Billions: Peter Obi Confirms Search of His Apartment by EFCC
  • Famine: World Must Aid Nigeria to Avoid ‘Mass Exodus’
  • Hunter Becomes the Hunted, House Investigates Arms Probe Panel
  • Ex-wife of Factional Boko Haram Leader Caught Loitering in Maiduguri
  • NOI Polls: Buhari’s Performance Rating Rises by Five Points
  • Oil Prices Fall to 11-day Low on US Shale Output Surge
  • LASG: We are Not Afraid of Taking Tough Decision on Rev King, Others
    Adeosun Calls for Global Support to Tackle Illicit Financial Flows
  • After Six Weeks of Closure, Abuja Airport Reopens
  • Dangote Flour Divests from Noodles, Cedes Assets to Dufil
  • Armed Gang Kills ‘Straying’ Cop in Bayelsa, Seizes Rifle
  • IPOB Appoints New Leaders for Biafra Zones
  • Finding Chibok Girls May Take Years, Defence Minister Warns
  • Anambra 2017: Nwobodo Heads APC Governorship Committee
  • Bakassi People Angry with Osinbajo, FG
  • UN Commends Launch of Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Plan
  • Nigerian Arrested for Multiple Bank Robberies in US
  • APC: Buhari Won’t Be Distracted by Fayose’s Rantings
  • Abducted Ondo Monarch Released
  • IG: Why Military Took over Battle against Insurgency from Police
  • LASG Introduces Compulsory Insurance of Buildings under Construction
  • Obaseki Commiserates with Anenih over Wife’s Passing
  • IMN Protests, Demands Release of El-Zakzaky
  • Southern Kaduna Killings: Catholic Church Accuses El-Rufai of Alleged Bias
  • Defamation: Danbaba, APC Chieftain to Settle Case Out-of-Court
  • Only Federal High Court in Bayelsa Still Shut Despite Public Outcry
  • Police Arrest, Kill Mastermind of Ikorodu Killings
  • Police Avert Bloody Clash between APC Factions in Abia
  • Companies Linked to Patience Jonathan Appeal against Conviction
  • Dollar Theft Lands Prophet, Two Others in Police Custody
  • Stop Using Cooperative Societies to Defraud Members, Niger Govt Warns
  • Three Robbery Suspects Burnt to Death in Benue
  • In Pursuit of FX Speculators
  • Copycat Syndrome – Good or Bad?
  • EFCC is Managing Controversy over N13.3bn Discovery Poorly, Says Saraki
  • Report Demands New Rules for Human Capital Managers
  • ‘Institutional Support Needed to Drive the Entertainment Industry’
  • Group Hails Passage of Consumer Protection Bill
  • Forte Oil Grows Profit by 98% to N1.9bn in First Quarter
  • Survey Shows Positive Economic Prospects for Nigeria, Others
  • Stocks Investors Beat Inflation amidst Bearish Trend
  • Agbaje, the Incurable Optimist
  • When Pensioners Threaten Politicians
  • In Grand Style, PDP Welcomes APC Defectors
  • Facelift for Akure
  • Death of Innocents at Queen’s College: Crime of Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Respite for Epe Farmers
  • Ukpong Anticipates Tough Challenge in Jide Bademosi U-19 Cricket Tourney
  • Famine: World Must Aid Nigeria to Avoid ‘ Mass Exodus’

*NATION*

  • Magu hits Lagos as agents comb Obi’s, others’ homes
  • ABC OF OSBORNE TOWERS
  • El-Rufai/Sani row deepens
  • Bailout probe: Senate to visit states
  • Patience Jonathan’s $15.5m: Firms seek to overturn conviction
  • Chibok schoolgirls rescue may take years, says defence minister
  • Nigeria out of recession, says World Economics
  • ‘Ngwuta failed to declare 28 plots, five cars’
  • Lagos: we’ll soon take action on 202 condemned prisoners
  • Adeosun seeks global backing against illicit financial flows
  • Ethiopian Airline lands as Abuja runway opens
  • ABIA WARRIORS DISPEL OCHEJE’s EXIT RUMOURS
  • Ifeanyi Ubah’s Yaw Preko targets new signings
  • Obiokor pleased with Gombe United’s progress
  • Why I defected from Lagos PDP to APC , by lawmaker
  • How I set up first administration in Lagos, by Johnson
  • Adefarati: 10 years after
  • GCGT audition holds in Abuja
  • Fans chide AY over BBN joke
  • Festival to highlight Femi Odugbemi’s work

 

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