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


  • BREAKING: MTN Nigeria Limited changes to Plc ahead of NSE listing
  • Man sets neighbour’s car ablaze over his wife’s refusal to accept his sexual advances
  • Chelsea manager Sarri charged with misconduct
  • Plateau PDP suspends chairman, deputy
  • Fire razes 13 shops along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway
  • Sudan protesters pledge ‘million march’ for civil rule
  • UPDATED: Court acquits former Barcelona president of money laundering
  • President Buhari departs Abuja to inaugurate projects in Lagos
  • Road accident kills 19 wedding guests in Jigawa
  • 51 die in South Africa floods
  • US denies having prior knowledge of Sri Lanka attacks
  • Driving without shoes has health hazards
  • Doctors free to leave Nigeria, we have enough – Ngige
  • Divorcee alleges sexual harassment, assault by IG’s squad
  • Men with a resting heart rate of 75 bpm can die early –Study
  • Health sector crisis: Patients sleep on bare floors, battle mosquitoes in teaching hospitals
  • PDP, CUPP, CACOL attack Aisha over proposed Buhari university
  • Addide manager forges NYSC certificate, defrauds supermarket of N7m
  • IG orders arrest of hoodlums for beating up policemen
  • Lagos policemen lament non-payment of election duty allowances
  • Jilted lover sets girlfriend’s family members ablaze, kills five
  • Six feared killed in Ogun cult clash
  • Buhari expresses sadness over Gombe deaths


The Nation

  • Ten year old boy drowns in Kano 
  • PHOTOS: Buhari commissions Institute of Maternal and Child Health, Lagos 
  • Oyo communities groan under one year power outage
  • Doctors are free to leave Nigeria – Ngige 
  • Carpenter in court for setting neighbour’s car ablaze
  • Buhari arrives Lagos on working visit
  • Early morning fire razes 13 shops in Agbara Market 
  • Sani-Bello sets up strategic committees for Inauguration 
  • Buhari departs Abuja to inaugurate projects in Lagos 
  • Barca a win away from successive La Liga title
  • Tight security at Lagos airport ahead of Buhari’s visit 
  • Egyptians vote President could rule until 2030 
  • Buhari to tell Goje, Ndume: Lawan is APC’s candidate
  • Anti-graft battle: It’s no longer business as usual, says Soyinka 
  • Six feared killed in cult clash in Ogun
  • Woman wakes up from 27-year coma 
  • Weak revenue profile ‘hindering budget operation’ 
  • 766 petitions filed at 77 election tribunals
  • EFCC holds Jonathan’s associate King Turner 
  • Buhari to inaugurate 820 buses, MMIA Road, Oshodi interchange, others today


The Guardian

  • Fresh outrage over Tinubu’s comments on National Assembly
  • Anxiety as Lagos shuts down for Buhari’s visit
  • NCC declares 63.2 per cent SIM registrations invalid
  • Nigeria battles Guinea for African U-17 Nations Cup final ticket today
  • Libyan PM accuses France of supporting ‘dictator’ Haftar
  • Early morning fire razes 13 shops in Agbara Market
  • Labour minister ‘not worried’ doctors leave Nigeria
  • Plateau PDP suspends Chairman, Deputy over alleged diversion of campaign, IDPs funds
  • Funeral for young journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland
  • North Korea’s Kim arrives in Russia’s Vladivostok for Putin summit
  • Spain court acquits former FC Barcelona president of money laundering
  • Chelsea manager Sarri charged with misconduct
  • Messi rested as win over Alaves edges Barca closer to the title
  • Solskjaer warns United will have to wait for next Premier League title
  • From the land of warriors, Joshua, Adesanya rule boxing world
  • Guardiola hits backs at Solskjaer’s ‘tactical’ fouling jibe
  • Much ado about Tinubu and 2023 political orchestra
  • Politics of Lagos projects’ commissioning by Buhari
  • Watch: Offset And Cardi B Release Hype Visuals For “Clout”
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  • Diddy Reveals Ex Kim Porter’s Last Words To Him
  • NCAA issues ultimatum, marks over 7000 masts for demolition
  • MAN seeks removal of barriers to industrialisation
  • Lagos alone contributed 70% of Nigeria’s N5.2tr tax revenue




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