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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Nation

  • Zimbabwe to summon Mugabe over missing $15bn worth of diamonds
  • Mozambique to hold general election in October 2019 – Presidency
  • Edo partners EU on water projects in 46 communities – Commissioner
  • BBNaija: I don’t need pity votes to win- Tobi
  • Venezuelan President says will not participate in summit of Americas
  • Katsina flags off FG’s school feeding programme
  • Commonwealth Games: Missing Cameroon Athletes rises to Eight
  • Globacom owes Kano Govt. N47 Million Tax- KNHA
  • Trump lifts visa restrictions for Chadians – White House
  • NPC puts Nigeria’s population at 198m
  • Report on Buhari’s one-term Presidency a misquote – Adesina
  • Exposed: Oyegun’s ‘hidden agenda’ on tenure extension
  • Teleology gets 90 days to pay $450m for 9mobile
  • Police arrest 5 SARS operatives over alleged robbery attempt on Lagos businessman
  • Protest as Buhari arrives in London




  • Army Sets up Court Martial to Try Partisan Personnel
  • Naomi Campbell Reflects on Arise Fashion Week
  • CEO: MTN Nigeria IPO Will Be Done by Year-end, Market Permitting
  • Ayade Weeps as He Signs N1.3tn Budget into Law
  • APC Chieftains Warn of Move to Frustrate Party’s Convention
  • Army Sets up Court Martial to Try Partisan Personnel
  • Naomi Campbell Reflects on Arise Fashion Week
  • CEO: MTN Nigeria IPO Will Be Done by Year-end, Market Permitting
  • Ayade Weeps as He Signs N1.3tn Budget into Law
  • Buhari Ratifies Appointment of Seven RECs, 16 Agency Heads
  • Ekweremadu Challenges FG’s Planned Seizure of His Assets
  • Again, Crude Oil Price Hits over $70 as US, China Tensions Ease
  • NCAA Warns Airlines, Pilots over Thunderstorm as Rainy Season Sets in
  • Presidency Accuses Looters of Staging Veiled Protest Against Buhari in London




  • I’ve made over N100m from kidnapping, says herdsman in Edo
  • Buhari check reactions to your declaration – PDP
  • Diezani may forfeit £28m jewellery to FG —EFCC
  • Rainy season: NCAA issues weather hazard alert to pilots, airline operators
  • DMO lists N100bn sovereign sukuk on NSE, FMDQ
  • Looters mobilise, protest against Buhari in London – Presidency
  • Russia Warns Any U.S. Missiles Fired At Syria Will Be Shot Down
  • Mozambique: Election To Hold In October 2019 – Presidency
  • WOTCLEF Calls For Full Implementation Of Child Labour Laws To Protect Children
  • I ‘ll Not Attend Summit Of Americas – Venezuelan President
  • Police Arrest Council Boss For Demolishing Nonagenarian’s Home In Ebonyi
  • NAPTIP Arrests 8 Suspected Human Traffickers In Benin
  • NCWS President Urges Recognition For Women’s Performance In Sports
  • REVEALED: New Compound That Repairs Cancer Cells Found
  • Israel Fails To Bar Dublin Mayor’s Entry Amid Name Spelling Snafu
  • Nollywood: Nnedi Okorafor Calls For Stronger Female Characters
  • Trump Lifts Visa Restrictions For Chadians – White House
  • Tech4Dev Partners Microsoft Nigeria To Train Over 500,000 Young Nigerians On Digital Skills
  • Institute’s President Makes Case For Forensic Auditing
  • We Want To Play Continental Football Next Season- FC IfeanyiUbah Coach, Bosso
  • Nigerian Army: Forgotten In The Bowels Of Patriotism
  • West To Pursue Sanction Policy Against Moscow For 6 Years – RIAC




  • Buhari’s one-term stance now invalid, says presidency
  • OPEC upstream oil, gas investment hits $156bn
  • Stakeholders hinge fourth industrial revolution on local content development
  • Neglect of N4.5b Seme border facility threatens regional trade
  • Shipping firm advances on $450m Tomaro free zone
  • Military plane with 100 on board crashes in Algeria
  • Nigeria’s population hits 198m
  • Firm seeks U.S partnership to develop national economy
  • Ekweremadu moves to stop temporary forfeiture of property to FG
  • Senate moves to approve 2018 budget estimates
  • NCAA warns pilots, airlines over bad weather, heavy rains
  • Guardiola blasts referee as Salah sends Liverpool into semi-finals
  • Argentina plans two friendlies ahead Russia 2018 World Cup
  • South African referee allegedly rejects N10.8m bribe to fix Plateau United, USM Alger game
  • Physically challenged athletes rescue Nigeria at Commonwealth Games, want to meet Buhari
  • Roma send Barca out after miracle comeback
  • Guardiola sent off as Salah sends Liverpool into semi-finals
  • Petroleum products top 45 vessels expected at Lagos ports
  • Nigeria, others to benefit from Japan’s $5.2m support for UNIDO projects
  • Manufacturers seek re-categorisation on gas usage as price rises
  • Emefiele: A different honour for an outstanding performer
  • Still on the opaque NIA matter



The Sun

  • We’re with $321m Abacha loot from Swiss govt., says FG
  • 2019: I’ll return with my deputy -Okowa
  • President appoints 7 INEC RECs, rectors, others
  • Buhari seeks fresh Senate approval of 26 nominees
  • Lawmaker flags-off roads rehabilitation in Ajeromi-Ifelodun
  • UI vows not to reverse fees increase despite protest
  • ATPN calls for MDAs’ speedy implementation of local content
  • Gold Coast 2018: Onyema, Ezuruike win gold for Team Nigeria
  • Cameroon athletes disappear from Commonwealth Games
  • CAF investigates Plateau Utd for match fixing
  • Fresh controversy trails $322m Abacha loot
  • Collusion allegation: Danjuma indicted Buhari, not military –Nyiam
  • Report on Buhari’s one-term presidency a misquote –Adesina
  • Army bars soldiers from attending church, mosque outside barracks
  • Ekweremadu moves to stop temporary forfeiture of 22 houses to FG
  • Benue: Defend yourselves with stones, Ortom tells IDPs
  • Ekiti guber: Secondus alleges plot to rig poll
  • Ripples over Buhari’s 2nd term bid
  • Uyo church collapse: Commission of Inquiry indicts Pastor Weeks




  • Alleged video of Offa bank robbery surfaces online
  • Tanzania to charge bloggers $900 for licence
  • #BBNaija2018: Igodye pledges to support evicted housemate, Rico
  • Trump lifts visa restrictions for Chadians – White House
  • NAPTIP arrests eight suspected human traffickers in Benin
  • Shan George decries local commercial airplane’s shabby nature
  • 100 soldiers feared dead in Algerian plane crash
  • Why insecurity persists in Nigeria –Wike
  • OAU lecturers demand probe of alleged sex-seeking professor
  • Privacy: ‘Um, uh, no’, Zuckerberg not keen to reveal own personal info
  • Trade protectionism threatens economic growth, says IMF chief
  • Go home and defend yourselves with stones, Ortom tells IDPs
  • Guardiola blasts referee as Salah sends Liverpool into semi-finals
  • Bribe: Police arrest, detain five SARS operatives in Lagos
  • How Roma sent Barca out after miracle comeback
  • Centre coordinator arrested for demolishing 94-year-old man’s house
  • Drivers protest after fatal road crash
  • Undergraduate dies in swimming pool
  • APC to hold convention before May 16, writes INEC
  • Buhari appoints seven RECs for INEC, names YABATECH rector
  • Faparusi advises APC on Ekiti gov poll




  • Buhari to declare open 61st UNWTO/CAF meeting
  • Nigeria does not need Buhari in 2019, he will kill Nigeria ―Fayose
  • Ekiti 2018: INEC assures there won’t be ‘see and buy’ of votes in Ekiti
  • Insecurity: Buhari didn’t okay release of $1bn ECA fund ―Presidency
  • Convention: Buhari asks APC leadership to grant waivers to party executives
  • Ekiti guber: APC, INEC plan to rig, PDP alleges
  • Rainstorm: Oyo govt assures of supporting University of Ibadan
  • Aregbesola’s greatest undoing as governor is his failure to take advice ―Osun ex-speaker
  • Early morning inferno consumes 42 rooms, 12 shops in Ilorin
  • Kogi West and Governor Bello’s second term bid
  • We can’t hold LG poll now ―Bello
  • Lagos to increase social media presence to 2m by year ending
  • Ekweremadu takes legal move to stop temporary forfeiture of 22 houses to FG
  • PTDF changes selection process for overseas scholarship scheme
  • Oyo HoS charges Corps members on self-sustainability
  • Nigeria capital market indicators rebound by 0.17%
  • 13 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other commodities
  • Market association warns members against blocking water channels
  • Farmers to generate N5.85 bn annually from rubber plantations in southern Kaduna





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