Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Nation

  • APC adopts 8th assembly zoning formula to have Gbajabiamila as speaker 
  • Air Force strikes bandits in Zamfara 
  • Man in court for allegedly running an illegal institution 
  • Man, 37 sets self ablaze in Ebonyi 
  • Breaking: Sanwo-Olu files defence at Election Petition Tribunal 
  • Grieving relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears 
  • Pastor docked for defrauding woman of N1m
  • Breaking: GM National Theatre, Stella Oyedepo is dead 
  • IGP orders arrest of perpetrators of attack on four IRT personnel
  • Gov Bello’s wife donates food, baby items cash to quintuplets
  • Sterling wants harsher punishment to tackle racism 
  • I am the right man for Manchester United – Solskjaer 
  • Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi confirms end to season due to Achilles injury
  • Three governors, ministers in race for Buhari’s cabinet 
  • I’m ready for battle, Aruna Quadri insists 
  • One die, two injured in auto accident on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway
  • Zamfara: Council of chiefs reaffirms stance on ‘killing of villagers’
  • ‘N1.92tr shared to three tiers by FAAC in three months’
  • Corruption: Don’t judge us by conviction figure, says Fed Govt 
  • Clerics preach attitudinal changes 
  • Bakare prays for Buhari to pick brightest people as aides
  • ILO seeks protection for workers as technology erases jobs 
  • Boko Haram: Air Force takes delivery of two Agusta power attack 
  • 11 die, 47 injured as vehicles crash into Easter procession in Gombe, Adamawa 
  • JAMB cancels results in two centres in Abia


The Guardian

  • ECOWAS, UNHCR move to protect refugees, asylum seekers, others in West Africa
  • Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka attacks
  • Investors shun bank shares despite N720 billion profit
  • Notre Dame reignites loss of world’s great, Nigeria’s disappearing monuments
  • Security officers kill 10 Christian youths celebrating Easter in Gombe
  • At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka attacks
  • ‘Machiavellian, ignorant’: Four things Saraki said about Tinubu in his statement
  • Ndi Kato dumps PDP
  • It was time for Bashir to go, residents of home village say
  • Kenyan thieves steal guns as police watch Champions League
  • Ogun police arrest 25 suspects over burning of deputy speaker’s office
  • Solskjaer wants Man Utd with new mindset in Man City clash
  • Title, top four and pride at stake in massive Manchester derby
  • Zimbabwe plans friendly with Super Eagles
  • Team Nigeria wins opening ties at All Africa Senior Badminton Championships
  • Organisers envisage bright future as 65 Lagos children get Karate tutorials
  • Osheku predicts new course record at Okpekpe Road Race
  • Anxiety as INEC holds supplementary poll in Lagos on Saturday
  • How outcome of 2019 elections is haunting the Southeast ahead of 2023
  • Disquiet in APC over alleged move to foist national secretary
  • Images From Burna Boy’s Performance At The 2019 Coachella Music Festival
  • From Cornrows To Over-sized Jackets, We Love Rihanna’s Vogue Cover!
  • Amazing Health Benefits Of Drinking Honey-Lemon-Water Concoction



  • VIDEO: Buhari welcomes Emir of Qatar on state visit
  • 10 missing as jeep crashes into DR Congo dam
  • Suspects attack policemen on the trail of stolen vehicle across three states
  • World’s first malaria vaccine pilot programme launched in Malawi
  • More than 50 feared killed in Myanmar landslide
  • Pastor allegedly defrauds woman of N1m
  • Dogara to Tinubu: You’re ignorant about budgetary process, watch your language
  • South Africa floods, mudslides kill 23
  • Twitter triples profits, global user base rises
  • Two brothers were Sri Lanka hotel suicide bombers
  • Man allegedly sets self ablaze in Ebonyi
  • Hollywood celebrates the finale of ‘Avengers’ movies
  • At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka attacks —UN
  • Solskjaer confident he’s right man for Man United revival mission
  • Iniesta replaces Podolski as Kobe captain
  • Only four cancer treatment centres functional in Nigeria – NMA president
  • Exam malpractices: JAMB probes candidates’ credentials from 2009-2019
  • Police detain father of abducted infant over oracle’s indictment
  • Police inspector missing, 25 arrested after Ogun riot
  • Gunmen kill 14 in Katsina, Benue
  • Mob beats two robbers to death in Bayelsa
  • Man driving against traffic hits FRSC officer
  • Police arraign driver, other for theft of N7m rods




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