Today’s Major Headlines (Wednesday, April 30, 2014)


  • Jonathan cancels FEC meeting over VP brother’s death
  • Senate pushes for total war against insurgents
  • FIRS nets N418 billion in first quarter
  • Police quiz Amaechi’s aide
  • Work on 2nd Niger Bridge in progress, says ministry
  • Aregbesola decries dwindling federal allocations to Osun
  • Nigerians will never support removal of fuel subsidy — ASUU
  • ABDUCTED SCHOOL GIRLS: FG pleads with parents for time
  • Why Jonathan sacked Political Adviser, Gulak
  • Another terrorist group linked with Boko Haram discovered
  • Buhari denies supporting any faction in Abia APC congress
  • N10 bn jet scandal: Court denies stopping Madueke’s probe
  • Amaka Igwe: Atiku, Nollywood, AfricaMagic, AMAA mourn
  • Only northern Govs, leaders can stop Boko Haram – Oritsejafor
  • Parents cry over N1, 500 JAMB results scratch card
  • Bayelsa experiences 40 oil spills monthly
  • Crisis as thugs, policemen invade town hall meeting
  • Dangote joins Bill Gates in top 25 businessmen’s chart
  • Police kill 3 herdsmen in gun duel
  • Abuja can’t impose governor on Ekiti, says Fayemi
  • Ebonyi Assembly suspends deputy speaker, 2 others
  • Lagos insists on toll collection on Lekki-Ikoyi bridge
  • Kwankwaso releases N7.5m for 15 Kano clubs
  • Lagos: CBN targets 1,000 bank branches for BVN pilot scheme
  • Glasgow 2014: Team Nigeria’s build-up on course –Ojo Oba
  • Appeal Court Reserves Judgment in APGA Leadership Dispute
  • INEC to Distribute Permanent Voters’ Cards in 10 States
  • APC Denies Allegation of Desecrating Nigerian Flag
  • Conference: Northern Delegates Take Stand, Want Derivation Reduced to 5%
  • Police Disrupt ASUP, COEASU Members’ Protest
  • Akpabio: I Did Not Call for Full Emergency Rule in North-east
  • PDP Chieftain: High Cost of Governance Should be Addressed
  • Poll: Nigerians Differ on Extension of Emergency Rule in North-east
  • African Leaders Join Nigeria to Reject European Economic Agreement
  • Akpabio, Oshiomhole, Fayemi, Adesiyan condole with Sambo over brother’s death
  • Economic growth: 14, 000km new roads needed annually for 7 yrs —Minister
  • Our insecurity challenges not designed by God —Jonathan
  • Taraba warring communities sign peace deal
  • Nigeria’s growing need for oil exploration meets hurdles
  • Total first-quarter net down 10 pct on refining, lower output
  • Nigeria hosts WEF to showcase role in Africa’s growth promise
  • Nigeria’s fiscal position to force reforms post – election
  • SEC keeps investors in dark over Fund Managers’ schedule
  • Global survey shows Nigerian Banks gain consumer’s confidence as crisis fades
  • Falana to Jonathan: ignore calls to remove northeast governors
  • North rejects Niger Delta’s claims to oil resources
  • Ekiti stands still as Mimiko, Iwuanyanwu storm Bamidele mega rally

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