Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, April 16, 2019


JUST IN: Inflation rate drops to 11.25% in March, says NBS

BREAKING: EFCC apprehends Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia as judge strikes out corruption charges against her

2019 AFCON: Super Eagles in group of death —Offor-Okenwa

Former Liverpool defender Enrique given all-clear from cancer

Bayern won’t exceed €100m mark for a player -Hoeness

Man United get set for another comeback attempt at Camp Nou

Rejection by foster family fuelled my career —De Bruyne

Notre-Dame counts cost as daylight reveals damage

NEMA again receives 136 Nigerians from Libya

Billionaires and private donors mobilise to rebuild Notre-Dame

Corruption fight will be frontal in Buhari’s new administration —Lai Mohammed

YouTube accidentally links Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks

Olympic marathons to beat the deadly heat with 6am start

Fayose’s aide received N1.2bn at airport under soldiers’ protection –Witness

Herdsmen kill 16 in Nasarawa during naming, 67 Taraba residents kidnapped

Passport booklets are available, NIS says

2019 UTME: JAMB gives update on exam process, results

NSCDC officer killed by blunt blows to the head – Autopsy report

Two arrested for beheading two, killing three in Lagos

Cook jailed for 14 years for killing sibling over meat

Businessman accuses friend, agent of visa fraud

Obstruct neighbourhood safety corps, risk N250,000 fine, jail –Lagos Assembly


The Nation

  • Breaking: Train crushes two to death in Kano 
  • JAMB gives update on 2019 UTME exams process, results 
  • Breaking: EFCC lays siege in Court to arrest Ajumogobia
  • Group advises Imo governor elect to ignore sychophants
  • Court sentences student to two years imprisonment for stealing microphone from church 
  • Police to prosecute motorists with tinted vehicles, siren in Enugu 
  • FAAN threatens to withdraw services
  • Man kills lover over infidelity
  • Troops kill 27 Boko Haram terrorists, recover arms, ammunition 
  • ‘Corruption fight will be frontal in Buhari’s new administration’ 
  • NEMA again receives 136 Nigerians from Libya 
  • Atiku is a Nigerian, says Yakasai
  • Inside Kaduna’s forest of blood 
  • Onnoghen: I didn’t confess to hiding my bank accounts
  • Omeruo returns as Leganes hold Real Madrid
  • Court frees Ozubulu massacre suspects
  • Beware of car thieves’ new tricks, EFCC warns Nigerians
  • UTME: 50 exam contractors held
  • Induction and battle for ninth National Assembly’s leadership
  • Budget 2019 Budget passage likely tomorrow
  • Notre Dame Cathedral ‘saved from total destruction’
  • How I got N1.2b cash from Fayose, others, by bank chief
  • EFCC arrests businessman for raking N7b from 20,700 investors
  • Crazy bills era set to end
  • Federal Government urges court to order Innoson chairman’s arrest



  • Buhari silent as Lawan, Ndume claim support
  • ‘Cannes Lion presents great opportunity to tell authentic African story’
  • NCC tasks telecoms consumers on infrastructure protection
  • Our plan was to build five export-oriented refineries, says Gowon
  • Arsenal edge past 10-man Watford, move into top four
  • JAMB gives update on 2019 UTME exams process, results
  • At least 174 killed in fight for Libya’s Tripoli: WHO
  • Shettima urges Ndume to drop Senate presidential bid
  • INEC responds to Senator Sani’s accusation
  • Buhari’s aide, Omotola clash over state of Nigeria
  • Bayern won’t exceed 100 mn euro mark for a player: Hoeness
  • Rejection by foster family fuelled my career – De Bruyne
  • Henderson thriving after Klopp lifts shackles
  • Former Liverpool defender Enrique given all-clear from cancer
  • Solskjaer draws upon spirit of 99 for another Camp Nou miracle
  • Guardiola in need of Tottenham turnaround for some Champions League vindication
  • Imperative of electoral reforms as 736 petitioners go to tribunals
  • How Buhari may sway leadership of 9th National Assembly
  • Watch: David Oyelowo Talks About His Nigerian Dad
  • Watch Highlights From Burna Boy’s Electrifying Coachella Performance
  • Cucumber Surprising Benefits of Cucumber You Need To Know
  • Operators seek assets securitisation to boost capital formation
  • Investment consortia proceed to financial bid opening for Afam, YEDC
  • Mutual fund segment generates N65 billion profit in Q1
  • Building collapse: Enough of this political trumpery
  • Cashless policy
  • NASS leadership as APC’s sword of Damocles




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