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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, April 5, 2018


  • MPC Retains MPR at 14%, Urges Savings to Guard Against Oil…
  • US, UK Envoys Meet with Otedola, Discuss Investment Opportunities
  • Buhari Okays Release of $1bn from ECA to Fight Insecurity
  • More Facts Emerge on How Cambridge Analytica Used Violent Video Before…
  • PDP Demands Full Disclosure on Buhari’s Trip to London
  • Herdsmen Kill Four in Fresh Attack in Taraba
  • Port Congestion Looms over Planned Closure of Wharf Road, Marine Bridge in Apapa, Says…
  • OPEC’s March Oil Output Sinks to 11-month Low
  • Two Soldiers, Many Bandits Feared Killed in Zamfara Shootout
  • Ooni of Ife Urges Kaduna Senators to Support El-Rufai
  • Okowa, Uduaghan Mull Revival of Warri, Koko Seaports
  • Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Others Mourn as Third Lawmaker, Bukar Dies Within a Month
  • Nigerian Embassy in Washington Explains Sack of 15 Staff
  • Nigeria to Start Electricity Trading within W’African Region in June
  • NDDC, Local Content Taxes Are Major Challenges of Oil Industry, Says Baru
  • Ex-Tanzanian President Lists Impediments to Investing in Africa
  • Milan Nigeria Still under Receivership, Manager Insists
  • Anyaoku Mourns Winnie Mandela
  • Nigeria Begins Profiling of NGOs to Combat Terrorism Financing
  • DSS, Police Arrest Ekiti Assembly Minority Leader
  • Buhari Directs NEMA to Assess Damage Caused by Herdsmen-Farmers’ Clashes
  • Fashola, Dangote, Ajumogobia, Others to Attend UNILAG Law Faculty Lecture
  • Methodist Church Holds Its Annual Synod
  • Catholic Bishop Plans Meeting with Parents of Leah Sharibu
  • Bauchi Group Faults FG for Labelling Bala Mohammed Treasury Looter
  • Sokoto to Repeal Obsolete Laws as IGR Jumps by 98%
  • Edo Fertilizer Plant Begins Sales to Farmers
  • Benue Assembly Passes N190bn Budget for 2018
  • Environmental NGO Backs Litigation Against Shell in Netherlands
  • Oyo Sets up Taskforce on Kidnappings
  • Niger Communities Plead with FG to Retain Soldiers in Five LGAs
  • Man Sentenced to Death for Robbery in Ekiti
  • Man Hacks Son to Death in Enugu
  • Lagos Moves to Tackle Arms Proliferation, Gender-based Crimes, Others




  • We won’t take issue with Obasanjo – Presidency
  • Four power plants begin operations in two months
  • Man kills brother, wife in Ogun
  • Man poses as drink seller to rob in Lagos traffic
  • Champions League: ‘Extraordinary’ Guardiola holds no fears for Klopp
  • We the poor animals of Nigeria
  • Get voter cards, Okorocha tells Igbo
  • Ex-Gov Aliyu, Nwaboshi fault looters’ list, threaten court action
  • Woman scolds daughter over immoral affair, girl disappears
  • 25 die in Maiduguri Easter Sunday attack
  • Wilder ready to fight Joshua in UK – Manager
  • I want to follow in Iwobi’s footsteps –Tosin Kehinde
  • Obasanjo attacks Buhari again, says he’s a failure
  • Buhari mourns as Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie, dies at 81
  • Teenager commits suicide in Jigawa
  • Woman killed, baby abducted during outing with friend



The nation

  • Liverpool stun Manchester City with 3-0 win at Anfield
  • Julius Bio sworn in as new Sierra Leone president
  • ‘Why we laid off workers at Nigeria’s embassy’
  • Facebook says data leak hits 87m users, widening privacy scandal
  • Opposition’s candidate, Julius Bio wins Sierra Leone’s presidential poll
  • Oyegun loses extension bid as Buhari stays firm
  • Three dead, six injured as concrete road sign falls on bus
  • MPC predicts fragile but promising growth
  • Buhari releases $1 billion to battle insurgency
  • Ekiti 2018: INEC issues election notice
  • Fed Govt to deregister NGOs over terrorism, money laundering
  • Afe Babalola to school owners: don’t go into education for profit
  • US, UK envoys, Otedola hold talks on economy
  • Obasanjo to ICAN: you’ll incur govt’s displeasure with planned index
  • CJN’s order: Have heads of courts complied?
  • Liverpool stun Manchester City with 3-0 win at Anfield
  • Real Madrid Foundation SC begins with 300 kids
  • Arsenal wary of rejuvenated Musa
  • Okpekpe Race: expect a bigger event – Amodu
  • CBN JUNIOR TENNIS: Aderemi upsets No. 1 seed Ekpeyong
  • Expect something good, says Aruna Quadri
  • Abiodun leads Nigeria against Belize, Malaysia in table tennis
  • Medical students battles UNIBEN over eviction
  • Students donate blood to save child-patients
  • ‘Igbo language will not die in one million years’
  • Niger governor in surprise visit to institute
  • Lessons for Nigeria in Finland’s healthcare
  • AAUA: Ondo govt gets ultimatum on fees hike, resumption




  • Ebonyi police demolish gun factory, recover 146 firearms
  • EU prepares Nigerian women for 2019 polls
  • Experts kick as CBN retains 20 months old MPR at 14 per cent
  • Okowa flays attempts to divide Warri kingdom
  • Buhari okays $1 billion to buy arms, Fayose kicks
  • FG okays assessment, rebuilding of ravaged communities
  • Survey shows Nigerians want Enyeama in goal for Super Eagles
  • Bicycle-kick goal, best in my career, says Ronaldo
  • Aderemi causes major upset at CBN Junior Tennis Championship
  • Hamstring injury shatters Martins’ Russia 2018 World Cup dream
  • Two own-goals help Barca take charge of quarter-final against Roma
  • Liverpool stun Man City in Champions League quarter-final first leg
  • Unilever Nigeria intensifies local raw materials sourcing
  • Experts seek sustainable solutions for Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit
  • Med-View declares N1.5 billion profit before tax
  • Boko Haram needs no amnesty
  • Nigeria and the silent majority
  • A company and challenges of sustainability
  • Fresh odds as APC governors bite Buhari’s bullet
  • Agoro urges INEC to de-register APC, PDP over alleged graft
  • INEC issues notice of Ekiti governorship election
  • John Boyega On Toke Makinwa: “Who Is That?”
  • Benefits Of Using Argan Oil
  • Skepta Bags Chieftaincy Title In Ogun State




  • Shippers’ Council Seals GAC Shipping
  • BREAKING: Court Jails Bollywood Star Khan For Five Years
  • Julius Bio Sworn In As New Sierra Leone President
  • 24 APC Govs Back Buhari To End Oyegun, Others’ Tenure
  • Neo-Liberalism, Globalisation Destroying Workers’ Solidarity— Labour
  • Koko Pee Shuts Down Warri Fiesta, Confesses Crush For BBNaija’s CeeC
  • 2019: Anglican Bishop, APC Chieftain Fault Okorocha’s Move
  • Getting Business Loans From Banks Skye Bank (2)
  • Mother Of 3 Dies During Childbirth In Bakassi IDP Camp
  • Inject More Funds In Maths Research, Don Tells FG
  • Technology, Advanced Skills Are Key To Economic Growth — ODUFUWA
  • Kaduna Needs $95bn To Fix Infrastructure, Says El-Rufai
  • Entrepreneurship Development Key To Meeting 2030 SDGs Target — BoI
  • FG Urged To Convert 50% Nigerian Universities To Vocational Centres
  • 24 APC govs back Buhari to end Oyegun, others’ tenure
  • Eagles’ll do wonders in Russia — Akinwunmi
  • France friendly: 9 foreign-based pros arrive Falcons camp
  • ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha brought magic to EPL — Phil Brown
  • Nigeria must avoid mind games — Semitoje
  • GOtv Boxing Night 14: Majesty ‘ll regret fighting me, boasts Adeosun
  • Hibernian’s win over Hamilton, huge boost, says Ambrose
  • NGO Unveils Entrepreneurial Training For Rural Women
  • Experts Call For Improved Students’ Accommodation
  • PDP Alleges Invasion Of Benin Owena Farm By Govt Officials



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