Here are the major headlines for Friday, April 26, 2019


  • BREAKING: Buhari donates $500,000, 350 electoral kits to Guinea-Bissau for election
  • Kvitova comes from behind to reach Stuttgart semis
  • Fear Allah, make food prices affordable, imam tells traders as Ramadan approaches
  • Robben back in training, Ribery ‘not yet 100 per cent’
  • My husband is too sex hungry and often rapes me, wife alleges after 16-year union
  • Emiliano Sala’s father Horacio dies aged 58
  • Gucci owner Kering to pay record fine: reports
  • Taraba varsity shut down indefinitely as students plan protest
  • Court dissolves seven-year marriage as wife claims she thought husband was a Muslim
  • Spurs boss Pochettino says Ajax weekend off is ‘not fair’
  • Three killed as Kaduna imposes curfew on Kajuru
  • Delaney warns Dortmund ahead of high stakes derby
  • Army redeploys NYSC DG, Kazaure, appoints Ibrahim
  • Electricity: ‘Crazy bills’ exploitative, crime against consumers, say Lagos lawyers
  • The dream of a vice-president
  • Five ex-ministers still cabinet members on FG’s N64m website
  • Falana laments Buhari’s disobedience to court orders
  • Knocks as Buhari begins 10-day ‘private visit’ to UK
  • I participated in robbery, not kidnapping – Undergraduate
  • Police arrest two suspects over FUTO student’s murder
  • Two Chinese expatriates kidnapped in Ebonyi
  • Middle-aged man sets self ablaze in Rivers
  • Bricklayer sells six-week-old twins for N500,000
  • Gunmen kill three policemen, community chief in Rivers


The Guardian

  • Senate summons IGP, moves to check banditry in northern states
  • Accident report indicts Taraba ex-governor Suntai
  • ‘Manchester City are not EPL champions yet’
  • Why private sponsorship of football clubs is failing in Nigeria
  • Malaria kills 81,640, infects 53.7m yearly in Nigeria
  • Trump: we paid North Korea nothing for Warmbier’s release
  • FG allows foreign doctors to treat El-Zakzaky, wife
  • AfDB approves $70m loan for road project in Ebonyi
  • CBN reiterates pledge to empower women, others through microfinancing
  • Xi says will abolish anti-competitive subsidies to Chinese firms
  • Kaduna government imposes 24-hour curfew amidst violence
  • Burundi’s Faty dies aged 28 in league match
  • Emiliano Sala’s father Horacio dies aged 58
  • Man City fighting ‘like animals’ for Premier League, says Fernandinho
  • Neymar headlines returning cast as PSG target French Cup
  • Five things to look for in Serie A
  • Tottenham eye finish line as top-four rivals falter
  • Sophie Bosede Oluwole (1935 – 2018)
  • Redouble fight against malaria, Nweke Jr. urges government, corporate bodies
  • Okorocha sets up governing councils for new tertiary institutions
  • Ezekwesili’s leap from activist citizenship to lone-range leadership
  • As INEC returns to ‘inconclusive’ starting point in Kogi
  • Watch: Korede Bello Releases Visuals To New Single “Mr Vendor”
  • Avengers End Game: Google ‘Thanos’ See How Your Search Results Turn To Dust
  • There’s A New ‘Men In Black’ Movie And It Stars Chris Hemsworth
  • Nigeria’s capacity to attract investment enormous: Hamda Ambah
  • Nigeria needs 1.52mbd capacity to meet petrol demand by 2025
  • Cybersecurity experts decry low attribution, deterrent of attacks


The Nation

  • Breaking: Bolton players threaten boycott over unpaid wages 
  • We paid nothing to North Korea for Warmbier’s release-Trump 
  • Sterling honoured with award for fighting racism 
  • Don’t mistake me for cultist because of “Oleku” movie, actor tells Nigerians 
  • 5 essential safety tips for travelers 
  • AfDB approves $70m loan for road project in Ebonyi
  • Man sets 64-year-old father ablaze for allegedly killing mother
  • Army redeploys NYSC DG, announces new postings
  • Anambra APC leaders to other parties: prepare for war in 2021
  • My husband is randy, separate us, wife begs court
  • Crazy bills, crime against electricity consumers – Lagos Lawyers
  • APC stakeholders in verbal war over Buhari’s loss in Ondo 
  • Prince William visits Christchurch massacre mosque
  • Police rescue man abducted in Imo 
  • Buhari commissions state-of-the-art Yemi Osinbajo Primary School 
  • BREAKING: Why Kaduna Govt imposed 24-hour curfew on Kajuru LGA 
  • Lagos Assembly may pass 2019 budget today 
  • Facebook sues over sale of ‘fake engagement services’ to users 
  • Police trace Otedola bridge fire suspect to Kano 
  • Inside LASUTH’s psychiatric ward
  • 3,000 in kidnappers’ den as Senate, Labour seek action
  • NLC to Buhari: overhaul security architecture
  • APC tackles PDP over claim on INEC server 
  • Shell: Nigeria requires $200b to bridge energy gap  




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