Here are the major headlines for Friday, April 19, 2019

The Guardian

  • Nigeria drops to 120th on World Press Freedom index
  • CCT convicts, sacks Onnoghen
  • Senate begins move to override Buhari on budget timeline bill
  • Ministers to hand over reports before April 24
  • Bernie Sanders: a troubling favorite for the Democrats in 2020?
  • Mueller says he was ‘unable’ to clear Trump of obstruction
  • I have no link with Malabu oil deal- Sen Obiorah
  • Coalition seeks decriminalization of petty offences in Nigeria
  • Buhari signs #30,000 minimum wage bill into law
  • Holiday island in shock after bus crash kills 29 German tourists
  • Estonia president holds first meeting with Putin in years
  • Liverpool star Salah stars on Time magazine’s cover
  • Three things we learned from Man City vs Tottenham
  • Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license
  • Klopp can’t wait for Liverpool’s ‘proper football’ showdown with Barcelona
  • ‘Cruel’ Champions League exit will not change Guardiola’s support of VAR
  • Day of quick victories by top seeds at Monte Carlo
  • Northeast stakeholders endorse Goje for senate presidency
  • How Sokoto guber poll exploded Buhari, APC
  • Lagos PDP crisis deepens as members demand end of Bode George’s reign
  • What Your Lipstick Shade Reveals About Your Personality
  • GTBank Food and Drink Festival to Hold for Four Days
  • Yvonne Nelson Laments Ghana’s Underdevelopment
  • Transitioning from bump to baby
  • Patients relive ordeal as TB spreads, becomes untreatable
  • Scientists validate more herbs for hair growth
  • Policemen jailed over Civil Defence official’s death
  • Single men suffer rental housing discrimination, its not just women
  • JAMB’s biometric verification as a litmus test



  • BREAKING: 11 civilians killed in Boko Haram attack
  • Social media boycott as footballers in England say ‘enough’ over racism
  • Schoolgirl burned to death on head teacher’s order
  • Durant fired up as Warriors rout Clippers
  • UPDATED: Sudan protest leaders to unveil civilian ruling body Sunday
  • ‘World’s smallest baby boy’ set to go home in Japan
  • Nigeria spends N16bn annually on beans importation – FG
  • NUC approves Nigeria’s 171st varsity established by Okorocha
  • Malabu oilfield licence, nine others to expire in 2020, 2021
  • NSITF’s board inauguration postponed as NLC protests Kokori’s exclusion
  • Stop fleeing Zamfara bandits from entering Osun, Oyetola tells police
  • Manchester City and Liverpool’s Premier League run-ins
  • 13 killed as church roof collapses in South Africa
  • Conviction of Onnoghen, victory for anti-corruption war – Presidency
  • Mother, son in custody for beating father to death
  • Football fan, Kolade Johnson, shot by cop buried
  • Lagos family seeks inspector’s conviction for killing Legion officer
  • Police arraign man for burglary, theft
  • 164 APC Reps-elect back Gbajabiamila for Speaker
  • Buhari not against my ambition to be Senate President — Ndume
  • Nwosu says Imo Reps-elect will support Gbajabiamila
  • North-East groups write Oshiomhole, endorse Goje as Senate President
  • Wike suspends 12 local government chairmen in Rivers
  • National Assembly leadership: No decision yet as PDP NWC meets lawmakers-elect


The Nation

  • I will implement new national minimum wage – Nasarawa Governor-elect 
  • Good Friday: Live life of sacrifice, Catholic Bishop tasks Christians 
  • Onnoghen is guilty 
  • Fed Govt to divest 60% stake in BoA
  • Two persons die as petrol tanker goes up in Ibadan 
  • Simi drops ‘Omo Charlie Champagne,’ dedicated to dad
  • Ebonyi NLC commends Buhari for signing N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill
  • 10 ways to spend Easter holiday 
  • Onnoghen appeals Code of Conduct Tribunal conviction
  • Onnoghen case is victory for corruption fight, says Presidency 
  • Buhari signs N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill 
  • LASTMA officials can arrest offenders, impound vehicles, says CEO
  • Navy transfers suspects, weapons to INTERPOL
  • Utomi, SERAP, lawyers preach integrity as Onnoghen is convicted 
  • Defection: Court sacks Ebonyi Senator
  • NUC approves new varsity for Imo 
  • Bayelsa airport to begin commercial flights in two months 
  • Saraki calls for sacrifices in national interest 
  • Labour: we have won the first leg
  • IGP to Christians: be security conscious
  • Southwest Houses of Assembly move to have unified House Rules 
  • Northeast stakeholders endorse Goje for Senate presidency 
  • Supernatural visitation to hold April 26 
  • Cleric tasks churches to reposition nation
  • ‘Poverty barrier to girl-child education’ 




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