Here are the major headlines for Saturday, April 13, 2019


3,500 children recruited by armed groups in North-East – UNICEF

Buhari jets out to Chad again

Elumelu visits Buhari, asks IMF to provide alternatives to Chinese loans

NASS publishes 2018 expenditures, silent on salaries, allowances

Senate presidency: Lawan defies Oshiomhole, meets PDP govs, senators

National Assembly not an elite club, Dogara tells members-elect

Gov poll: APC, Abubakar challenge Bala’s victory in Bauchi

Nigeria has 10.2million out-of-school children, FG says

Zamfara killings: Air Force faults emirs’ claims, demands evidence of dead civilians

Kudirat Afolabi couldn’t have escaped death, as she was caught with drugs — Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Policeman allegedly defiles wife’s 13-year-old apprentice in Ogun

Plateau govt denies diverting IDPs’ N20bn

Imo governor-elect inaugurates ICT hub

We killed Nigerian-born US soldier because he proved stubborn – Suspect

Our children were killed like rats before our eyes –Relatives of Rivers mass shooting victims

Truck kills undergraduate after paying school fees in bank

Sex romp: Rector bars course mates from attending victim’s burial

My sister was burnt to death with six months pregnancy –Sibling of psychiatric patient ‘mistaken’ for ritualist in Osun

Atiku is a Cameroonian, not Nigerian, APC tells tribunal


The Nation

Ninth Assembly will rise above political, ethnic divides -Ekweremadu 

Patience Jonathan: Court hears oral evidence in $8.4m forfeiture suit 

Court gives Saraki, Dogara, 52 others five days to respond to suit challenging defection 

NYSC cert. saga: Court strikes out Shittu’s case against APC 

Alleged N450m fraud: Belgore denies complicity 

Police deploy 3,066 personnel for Rivers’ supplementary election 

National Assembly members compromise oversight, probes, says ICPC chairman

BBOG observes 5th anniversary of Chibok girls’ abduction 

Fuel queues back at filling stations in Lagos 

Execution of Nigerian woman in Saudi: FG not to blame – Ministry 

213 ships berth at Tin-Can Port in Q1 of 2019 

FG’s Free Rice: Operators of none-existing ophanages besiege customs office

Umahi suspends auditor-general, others over communal crisis

Security agencies probe Atiku’s alleged plot to stop Buhari’s inauguration 

4-yr-old electrocuted in Niger 

AFCON 2019: It won’t be easy for us, says Rohr, Musa  

Stallion farms targets 1.5m paddy rice in Nigeria



Boko Haram : 432 children killed in Northeast in 2018 – UNICEF

IMF Worries Over Rise In Internally Displaced Persons In Nigeria, Others

Nigeria’ll continue to render help to neighbours – Buhari

House of Reps passes bill on Fishery Institute of Nigeria

CBN Disburses Over N174b To Farmers In Nigeria

Super Eagles Drawn In Group B Of AFCON 2019, To Face Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi

Femi Otedola Celebrates Dangote @ 62

Northern elders attack Buhari over worsening insecurity, quality of lives

Killing Fields Of North-West: They Killed My Husband, Our Three Children In My Presence – Zamfara Survivor

Look For Good Brains When Forming New Cabinet, Ganduje Urges Buhari

Recent Drug-Related Incident In FUTO Is Regrettable, Unfortunate — VC

60 Revenue Touts Jailed In Anambra, 23 Awaiting Trial

Stray bullets injure two as Onitsha bus drivers’ election turns bloody

Kwara Speakership Tussle: Offa Muslims And Christians Back Popoola

JSS Pasali Emerges Winner Of QIOP National Quiz Competition

Computer rejects some JAMB candidates in Anambra




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