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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Nation

  • Buhari urges caution as APC governors split over Oyegun
  • Kaduna Reps fault Senate’s rejection of $350m loan
  • Melaye, accusers get May 10 court date
  • Adebanjo: Obasanjo’s presidency a calamity
  • Nigeria loses N740b yearly in rubber industry
  • Nigeria has moved forward under Buhari, says envoy
  • Allegation of misappropriating N9.8bn laughable — Oduah
  • Air Force deploys Special Forces in Zamfara to contain attacks
  • Police arrest 300 over gun stolen from Delta deputy governor’s house
  • Okowa urges wealthy Deltans to invest in state
  • Ondo Assembly sacks council chiefs
  • 2 confirmed dead in auto crash involving Abia Gov’s wife motorcade
  • Police seize 188 guns, others in Lagos
  • Plateau gets CJ
  • Missing woman found buried in church in Ogun
  • Command arrests 11 for ‘cult violence’ in Ilorin
  • FUTO to graduate 2,325
  • Fashola, Dangote, Otedola for UNILAG lecture

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Punch

  • Herdsmen/farmers’ crisis: Buhari orders assessment of damage in Benue, others
  • Elections: INEC raises the alarm on budget delay, CDHR, others flay N’Assembly
  • House rejects Gov Ahmed’s request for another N1bn loan
  • Niger Basin: Pay your contributions, FG tells member countries
  • UN condemns Maiduguri attack, says B’Haram has killed 120 in 2018
  • World Bank, FG discuss new lending framework
  • Obasanjo not qualified to accuse anybody of corruption – Ayo Adebanjo
  • Melaye: Police arrest six persons for aiding suspects’ escape
  • Court fines man, 35, N250,000 for defiling minor
  • Flavour’s concert: Nigerians lament gang rapes, demand action
  • Banker allegedly drugs, impregnates 13-year-old orphan in Abuja
  • Police uncover illegal brewery, seize adulterated alcohol
  • Lagos orders firm to stop production over emissions
  • Yahaya Bello attends Aso Rock meeting on crutches
  • Gunmen invade Kogi police station, kill two cops
  • Taraba senator debunks governorship ambition
  • EKSUTH laments poor funding
  • N10,000 bribe: Imo CP detains policemen, orders trial
  • Nine Nigerian pupils for global Toyota art contest

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Tenure elongation: Govs leave meeting with Buhari frowning, angry
  • Ogun pastor beheads secret lover, buries body in Church
  • 2019: ANN joins Obasanjo, others to campaign against Buhari
  • Herdsmen attack guard in Enugu
  • Governor Bello falls off car, on POP
  • Kalu tackles OBJ, others; says Buhari deserves second term
  • PDP challenge: Presidency orders release of comprehensive looters’ list
  • Buhari, APC governors meeting deadlocked
  • Monkey Business At Malaysia School
  • Mob Burns Homes In Fresh India Caste Violence
  • Female Suspect Dead, Several Hurt In YouTube Shooting
  • Dog, Staffordshire Terrier, Kills Mother And Son In Germany
  • Ex-Militant Leaders To Dokubo: Weed Out Corrupt Elements
  • PDP Hails Court Ruling On Sacked 90 Kogi Workers
  • NASS Launches Image Laundering Campaign; Quiet On Scheme’s Budget
  • Nigerian Embassy In Washington Explains Sack Of Workers
  • Nuclear Weapons Threat To Mankind – Nigeria
  • Sports Critical To Children’s Devt —Nkwocha
  • Why We Screened Aspirants From Brass/Nembe Federal Constituency, By NBGG
  • I’ve Been Doing This For 15 Years, Says Owner Of Adulterated Wine, Liquor Factory
  • Kwara Assembly Steps Down Ahmed’s N1bn Loan Request
  • On The Matter Of Amnesty For Boko Haram
  • Rivers PDP Begins Registration Of Old, New Members
  • Looters’ List: You Can’t Fool Nigerians With Incompetence, PDP Tells Presidency
  • Demi Lovato causes stir with sensual concert romp
  • Popular musician, Runtown, in fresh mess over fake sex tape leak
  • Just in: Sierra Leonean artist, Nabay dies
  • Skyy Vodka announces DJ Big N as official ambassador
  • Top gospel singers are not encouraging up and coming singers,says rising act
  • Abia lawmaker embarks on massive renovation of schools in his constituency
  • We have moved on after 2009 military invasion – Gbaramatu monarch
  • A-Ibom LG boss clarifies crisis over coconut plantation
  • Excitement as pupils celebrate free school meals in Cross River

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Sun

  • Kebbi council chairman resigns
  • Nigerian Embassy sacks 15 local staff in Washington DC
  • Ondo Assembly dissolves LG caretaker committees
  • Not all PDP defectors are looters –Lai Mohammed
  • Obasanjo unfair to Buhari –APC chieftain
  • If we must move forward, we’re to restructure Nigeria –Orji
  • Equities open April bearish, as banks seek more collateral for loans
  • Labour kicks against FG’s plan to reinstate suspended SEC DG
  • Construction work begins at $450m Tomaro Industrial Park
  • …Only miracle’ll guarantee Nigeria medals in athletics
  • Gold Coast 2018: Okagbare named Nigeria’s flag bearer for opening ceremony
  • Victor Moses escapes sack
  • Vegan activist Nasim Aghdam identified as YouTube shooting suspect
  • Saudis to pay if they want US troops to stay in Syria, says Trump
  • Winnie Mandela: South Africa declares 10-day national mourning
  • Wike approves committee for Rumuokoro market, park
  • Obasanjo unfair to Buhari –APC chieftain
  • Lawyers, senior citizens raise the alarm over Ayade’s foreign trips
  • Gunmen kill 2, abduct traditional ruler in Rivers
  • Nigerian Embassy sacks 15 local staff in Washington DC
  • Resignation: Ex-SSG betrayed me –Umahi
  • APC govs’ fight over Oyegun
  • Tenure elongation: Oyegun gives panel 4 days to submit report
  • Looters’ list: FG has no case against us –PDP
  • Knocks, kudos for Obasanjo over Buhari attack
  • Kalu slams Buhari’s critics, says president deserves another term
  • … Commiserates with Sunmonus
  • Buhari begins annual leave in London April 9

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Guardian

  • APC’s tenure extension talks end in deadlock
  • Fresh hope for economy as CBN’s policy committee resumes meeting
  • Rohr’s preliminary team list ready as Eagles’ camp opens May 22 in Abuja
  • Nigerian gangs make millions from stolen phones in UK
  • Nigeria upstages Angola in crude oil production
  • Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting
  • Adebanjo scores Obasanjo low as president
  • INEC inaugurates voter education, publicity committee ahead of Ekiti poll
  • Weed out corrupt elements in amnesty office, ex-militants advise new boss
  • Civil servants flay FG over plan to reinstate SEC Director-General, Mounir Gwarzo
  • N299b Abuja rail nears completion 11 years after
  • Record-breaker Ronaldo lauded after ‘most beautiful goal’ buries Juventus
  • Sophia Omidiji gets maiden call-up for Super Falcons
  • CGF welcomes Team Nigeria to Games Village ahead today’s opening ceremony
  • At CBN Junior Tennis, David wants to outshine Marylove Edwards
  • Moses survives, nine Chelsea players marked for sale
  • Five things we learned from the Champions League
  • ‘30 under surveillance over Lassa fever outbreak in Abia’
  • Investors staked N136.24 billion in equities in March
  • ‘FG must intervene urgently to save South East economy’
  • FG to segregate courier operators under new bill
  • Investors staked N136.24 billion in equities in March
  • ‘FG must intervene urgently to save South East economy’
  • FG to segregate courier operators under new bill
  • Abacha loot: Matters miscellany
  • When individuals are stronger than state institutions
  • Adieu Winnie Mandela
  • Looters’ list is APC’s bid to divert attention from misrule, says PDP
  • Obasanjo’s verdict on Buhari has vindicated me, says Fayose
  • Much ado about Mantu’s confession

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • Nwabueze Backs Danjuma, Insists Nigerians Have Constitutional Right to Self-Defence
  • Ahead of CHOGM, Buhari Heads to London on Private Visit
  • NHIS Boss in Another Controversy, Ignores TSA, Moves to Invest N25bn…
  • Kogi Gov in Plaster Cast After Injuring Foot
  • Jonathan Denies Raid on His Residence, Discovery of Stolen Loot
  • Kachikwu Harps on Transparency as Oando Inaugurates $150m Head Office
  • Bandits Kill Two Policemen in Kogi
  • Failed Unity Bank Buyout Deal Shows Perils of Investing in Nigeria
  • Bafarawa Tasks Tiv Community on Peace
  • Police: Melaye to Be Arraigned May 10
  • Nasarawa Deputy Gov Joins Governorship Race
  • Tinubu: How Adebanjo Made Me Lagos Governor
  • Two Women Killed in Auto Crash Involving Motorcade of Ikpeazu’s Wife
  • Kaduna Monarch Urges FG to Flush out Bandits from His Domain
  • Osinbajo to Launch Nigeria’s Economic Diplomacy Initiative Tomorrow
  • Obaseki Lauds Oshiomhole at 66
  • SaharaReporters Publisher, Sowore Declares Interest in Presidential Race
  • FMC Umuahia Places 30 Persons under Surveillance as Lassa Kills Doctor
  • Boko Haram: Stay Indoors During Exchange of Gunfire, Military Tells Maiduguri Residents
  • Obasanjo Can’t Speak for Nigerians, Says APC Chieftain
  • Lawmakers, Group Condemn Kaduna Senators for Rejecting $350m Loan
  • Looters’ List: You Can’t Divert Attention from Your Misrule, Says PDP
  • NRC Reiterates Commitment to FG’s World-class Rail Devt Plan
  • Lagos Police Recovers 188 Arms, 280 Ammunition
  • Milan Group Files Fresh Suits against Skye Bank over Illegal Charges
  • Ortom Restates Pledge Not to Interfere with Judiciary
  • APC Decimated in Rivers, Says Wike’s Aide
  • Ekiti PDP Lawmakers are Bench Warmers, Says APC Chieftain
  • Umahi Swears in New SSG, Nwokwu
  • Nigerian Politicians Looted N66.7tn Since 2003, Says Group
  • Controversy as Plateau Group Declares Dalung Persona Non Grata
  • Northern Clerics Raise the Alarm over Politicisation of Security Challenges

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Tribune

  • Kaduna Reps fault Senate’s rejection of $350m World bank loan
  • Fayose: Obasanjo’s verdict on Buhari has vindicated me; says ‘President lacks capacity to rule’
  • Spying on spouse’s phone in Saudi Arabia now carries $133, 000 fine
  • 2018 budget: FG summons heads of agencies on procurement
  • Buhari mourns Winnie Mandela
  • Kwara House approves N4bn loan facility to pay arrears of LG staff, pensioners
  • Emir of Birnin Gwari laments killings of his subjects
  • Looters list: You can’t divert attention from your misrule, PDP tells FG
  • Tenure extension: APC constitutes committee to advise leadership
  • UPDATE: Buhari, APC govs keep mum on closed door meeting
  • Police re-arrest fleeing suspects who indicted Melaye, Audu for alleged gun running
  • Marketer arraigned for N2m fraud in Kwara
  • NASS, most misunderstood arm of govt ―Senate leader
  • Ondo Assembly dissolves local government councils chairmen
  • Pastor allegedly kills secret lover for ritual purpose in Ogun
  • Gunmen kill six in Southern Kaduna
  • Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes
  • Illegal firearms: Enugu Police recover 148 arms, 206 cartridges
  • Man to spend 18 months in prison for burglary in Osun
  • Spying on spouse’s phone in Saudi Arabia now carries $133, 000 fine
  • Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie Mandela, dies at 81
  • Stephen Hawking to be buried beside Isaac Newton
  • Russian diplomats, families, leave US embassy
  • ‎ASHON, IRM engage market operators on risk management strategy
  • Association empowers SMEs operators to boost economy
  • Customs seizes 174,015 litres of petroleum products valued N27m ―Official
  • Economist calls for import restriction on locally manufactured goods
  • 40 years of Land Use Act in Nigeria: Time for proper review, says Babalola
  • Stakeholders laud government’s efforts on rehabilitation/construction of roads nationwide
  • Lawyers, others carpet Lagos Assembly over waste management matters

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

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