Today’s Major Headlines (Thursday, April 23, 2014)


  • Panic at Bauchi schools over rumoured Boko Haram attack
  • CAN rejects composition of confab panel on religion
  • Gunmen kill another 50 in Taraba
  • Researchers identify new variant of Ebola virus in Guinea
  • Jonathan meets 36 govs, security chiefs today
  • Customs generates N2.1b at Seme border in Q1
  • 2015: PDP governors’ push for Jonathan
  • National conference can’t transform Nigeria — Nwabueze
  • Emergency rule extension: Presidency yet to send request to us – NASS
  • Awujale at 80: Monarch harps on tackling corruption
  • 71% of Nigerians optimistic of free, fair polls in 2015 – Survey
  • Nyanya: Those who committed this act have declared war on Nigeria, Nigerians – Buhari
  • Deadlock: NFF holds back Keshi’s list
  • Police, magistrate fight over discharge of kidnap suspects
  • Benue Police apprehend 2 robbers in Daudu
  • Coup d’état, electoral fraud same thing –Prof Oditah
  • Northern governors meet over Nyako’s memo
  • Brazil 2014 ticket certificates ready
  • Don’t transfer N285bn pension fund to police authority, FG urged
  • Oil giant, Orlean, sponsors Nigerian coaches to Croatia soccer tourneys
  • Ministry destroys 95.86metric tonnes of fish worth N37m
  • The INEC/Fresh Party tangle
  • Boko Haram begins recruitment in Niger as Jonathan, Govs meet on security
  • Teacher rapes, impregnates 12-year-old pupil in Plateau
  • Stop playing politics with insecurity, Labour tells PDP, APC
  • Ogbemudia: Jonathan has stepped on toes, so people are unhappy
  • Wema Bank posts N591m profit in three months
  • IFC expands African Debt Plan
  • Devolution Committee delegates engage in shouting match
  • Insecurity: PDP tasks Jonathan, Political parties to guard against inflammatory statements
  • Eagles get May 27 deadline for Scotland friendly
  • INEC to distribute Lagos voters’ card in August
  • Expired drugs: NAFDAC sanctions 10 manufacturers in Kwara
  • Liverpool plan summer transfer spree
  • Obasanjo-led peace panel arrives South Sudan
  • Resource Control splits National Conference delegates
  • Anger over Boko Haram’s abduction of 234 girls
  • Officials plan response to massive waivers allegation
  • Minister rules out sabotage over Kaduna Airport fire
  • Polytechnic senior staff association threatens strike
  • Nyako, Shettima, Gaidam may be suspended today
  • Okonkwo, new Fidelity Bank CEO, to engage investors more


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