Newspaper Headlines For Today April 4th 2017


Reps laud Onu over Techno Expo 2017
Bauchi police arrests 150 miscreants
Fayemi wants to return to power through the backdoor – Fayose
Court lifts restriction on Ozekhome’s account
Lalong appoints new special assistants from 17 LGAs in Plateau
Nasarawa Assembly grills AEDC mgt over poor services
Labour, NGOs kick against compulsory education levy in Bayelsa
32 prisoners die in Lagos prison, as 6,047 inmates await trial
Wike has executed more projects than the APC-led FG – Akpabio
FG warns parents on ISIS’ new recruitment strategy
CBN injects $240m into FX market
CBN boosts forex supply with $240m, directs banks to pay cash…
NCC urges subscribers to take advantage of 2442 to stop unsolicited…
Customs to auction seized items online
FG sets committee to enforce ban on collection of taxes on…
USL announces entry into Nigeria’s commercial law industry


BREAKING: Petrol tanker drivers call off strike
ISIS recruiting foreign students with financial inducement – FG
CBN continues forex liquidity boost with additional $240m
Saraki: I’ve no power to reverse Ndume’s suspension
Summit to lift Kano prospects in wake of Boko Haram (VIDEO)
Dogara meets Buhari, says executive, legislature crisis unavoidable
Executive/ Legislative rift: Buhari meets Saraki
Buhari assures on Nigeria’s participation in 2018 C’Wealth Games
‘Amapakabo staying at Rangers for now’
Unilorin hosts 3rd National Youth Games
Delta State Principal’s Cup gets May 20 final date
Federer to rest until French Open
‘Mueller, Neuer will be fit for Real’
McIlroy, Nike agree new deal
Obasanjo: A hard act to follow?
Lalong unveils path to prosperity
A scandal ridden Senate Presidency
Senate vs Executive: Two elephants and a snake!
Another national blackout looms
BAHRAIN: Govt approves military trials for civilians
SOMALIA: Pirates ‘seize India cargo ship’
Trump: US, Egypt will fight Islamic militants together
SOUTH SUDAN: Plan for $10,000 work permit fee dropped
‘Local rice’: The bitter, sweet side of an economy driven by women
Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Tungan Maje
FCT Fire Service saves 48 lives, N662m property
Police arrest 3 suspects, recover 3 guns


Akpabio: Wike has executed more projects than Buhari
FG seeks Adoke’s arrest over $1.1bn Malabu oil deal
Airlines’ workforce shrinks from 5,000 to 3,000
Ambode boosts community policing
Resolving the card reader controversy
Leadership crisis: PDP holds stakeholders’ meeting Thur
As part of efforts to resolve the leadership…
Q1 : Corruption, epileptic power taint sector
Air ambulance investment: Nigeria to save billions of dollars
Wapic Insurance’s gross premium rises to N8bn
LMC, NASD, 18 issuing houses meet Tuesday
C’Wealth Games: Ambode calls for adequate preparation
Chelsea shop for back-ups for Moses
Again, herdsmen invade Benue, kill 15
15 injured as police, soldiers, MASSOB clash
Filmmaker, Seun Egbegbe, re-arraigned for fraud
13 UNILAG students: NANS gives court 24-hour ultimatum
Vice-principal remanded for 16-year-old student’s pregnancy
32 inmates die in Lagos prison –Comptrolle
Daddy Fresh urges patience, love amid economic recession
A veteran entertainer, Innocent Onyemuwa popularly known


‘If Igbo Govs, Had Summoned Courage, Like Fayose, Ezeife S-East Wouldn’t Be In Such Moral Mess’
Edo Election Tribunal: Parties Adopt Final, Written Addresses
Man Allegedly Impregnates Sister-in-law While Wife Was Away
4 Years After, Killer Of Kwara Police Commissioner Exposed By Victim’s ID Card
My Ambition Is To Set Osun Free, Omisore Replies APC
15 Die In Fresh Benue Farmers/herdsmen Clashes
$1.1bn Malabu Deal: FG Moves To Arrest Ex-AGF, Adoke
Labour Accuses NHIS Of Interference In Union Affairs
Nigeria’s Indigenous Oil Operators Plan To Increase Production By 60 Percent In 2018
How Chuba Egolum, Ex-NADECO Chieftain, Died — Son, Niece
I Was Chosen By Ifa Oracle, Ibeju-Lekki Monarch Tells Court
DISCOs Claim Revenue Shortfall Now N809.8b
NASS Urged To Work, Stop Entertaining Nigerians
FG, AIG Sign MoU On PPP To Transform Civil Service
UTME: JAMB Registers 600,000 Candidates, Says No Extension Period
Tanker Drivers Suspend Strike, As FG Increases Bridging Cost Allowance
DPR, Operators Disagree Over Incentives To Gas Investors
Why Obasanjo Locked Me Up For 8 Yrs – Bamaiyi
Meningitis: $1.1bn Required To Vaccinate 22m People In 5 States – FG
‘How Can Buhari Be Talking Of 2019 Elections With What Is Happening In The Country?
Naira Watch: Naira Depreciates To N397/$ As CBN Injects $240m
I Wish I Have Powers To Reverse Ndume’s Suspension — Saraki
FG Begins Online Registration Of Unemployed Nigerians Wednesday
EBENEZER OBEY AT 75: Ogun To Establish Museum For His Works
I Use Ebenezer Obey’s Music As Sleeping Pill – Obasanjo
Nigerian Singer, Mo Adeniran Wins The Voice UK
Runtown Speaks On Emergence Of African Music At Harvard University
Amnesty International Italy Music Award Nominates Winning Jah
Trump Donates 1st Quarter Salary To National Park
My Ambition Is To Set Osun Free From Bondage, Bad Governance, Omisore Replies APC
2019: Buhari Should Bow Out Honourably Or Be Humiliated – Chekwas Okorie
Benue Women Protest, Demand More Appointments, Elective Positions
2014 Election: Fayose Raises Alarm, Accuses Fayemi Of Pressurising S/Court To Revisit Matter
Gov Ambode Receives Queen’s Baton, Tasks Sports Administrators
Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon Ready For National Athletes
Bournemouth Banana Skin A Worry For Liverpool
Osaze Joins ‘United’ In Indonesia
Jamaican Sprinters Face Dope Scrutiny


Saraki: No Row With Executive, Senate Ministerial Confirmation to Go Ahead
• Says Ndume’s recall beyond him • PDP Senate caucus affirms THISDAY’s story, meets again today
FG Seeks Arrest Warrant Against Adoke over Malabu Oil Deal
CBN Pumps Fresh $240m into FX Market, To Fund BDCs…
How Africans Shaped India’s History
Tears of Joy for Jennifer Hudson as Nigerian Mentee Wins The…
Head of Service, AIG Sign MoU on Civil Service Transformation
Seven Energy Initiates Legal Proceedings against NPDC over OMLs 4, 38, 41
Tanker Drivers Call off Strike as FG Approves Upward Review of Bridging Cost
$1.1bn Required for Meningitis Vaccines as Deaths Rise to 328
Uncertainty Looms over APC’s National Convention
Onnoghen Promises to Address Infrastructure Needs of Lower Courts
FG Re-arraigns El-Zakzaky’s CSO, Abbas, Two Others on Amended Charges
Court Vacates Order on Ozekhome’s GTB Account
FG Warns ISIS Using Money to Recruit Nigerians
Fayemi Plotting to Upstage Me via Judicial Coup, Fayose Cries out
Kwara APC Raises the Alarm over Alleged Plot to Remove Saraki
Members Move to Back Agbaso as APGA National Chairman Amby Uneze in Owerri
Group Accuses Falana, Sagay of Arrogating AGF’s Functions to Selves
Mobil Oil to Change Corporate Name to 11Plc
N3bn Euro Global’s Ethanol Plant Under way
Court to Rule on Okah’s No-case Submission May 16
Obasanjo, Amosun, Adeboye, Others Celebrate Obey @75
Edo Govt Battles to Save Toddler with Severe Burns
Group Faults Appointment of Judges to Lagos Bench
Edo Governorship Election Tribunal to Announce Date for Judgment
Nigerian Army Establishes University in Borno
Judicial Workers Embark in Strike, Shut down Courts in Enugu
Buhari Condoles with Victims of Meningitis Outbreak in Sokoto
Wike Has Executed More Projects than FG, Says Akpabio
Police Arrest Four Suspects for Internet Crimes in Lagos
BPE to Revisit Botched Dredging of Calabar Seaport Channel
Sokoto Commits N3.7bn to Various Agric Schemes
Stop Using My Name To Create Mischief, Seek Relevance, Warns Uduaghan
Edo Assembly Outlaws Community Devt Associations
DSS Clears Saraki, Others over Alleged N310m Theft
UBA to Expand to Six More African Countries
Dangote Sugar Records N14.4bn Profit, to Pay N7.2bn Dividend
Wapic Insurance Profit Falls By 28% to N1.193bn
FG Urged to Authorise Night Flights at Enugu Airport
Power Supply Fluctuates as Abuja Disco Targets 0% Electrical Accident for…
Tinubu: South-west Solidly behind Buhari
Saraki Calls for Better Inter-party, Legislative, Executive Relations
PDP Senate Caucus Denies Allegations against Tinubu
Kazeem Royal Creates Sustainable Work and Live Community in Osapa Kingdom
Time to Revisit Alaibe’s Proposed Niger Delta Master Plan
Cleaner Lagos Initiative Timely, Necessary, Says Iya Loja General
Lagos to Prosecute Owners of Illegal Structures in Ikoyi, V/Island
CFAO NIPEN Leads in Plastics Manufacturing
Organisers Confirm May 20 for Zenith/Delta FA Cup Final
Mikel Scores First Goal in Chinese Topflight
NPFL: Gombe Compounds Rivers Utd Woes
Oshiomhole Named Okpekpe Race Grand Patron
FG Seeks Arrest Warrant Against Adoke over Malabu Oil Deal


$550m Abacha loot: Fed Govt set to clear hurdles
EFCC ‘should arrest Adoke, Etete, others’
Govt warns against ISIS’ new recruitment strategy
President, Saraki, Dogara meet over budget, rift
‘Customs responsible for 82% of ports charges’
Fayemi plotting my removal, says Fayose
CBN pumps $240m into forex market
Detained ex-Benue Governor Suswam battling for freedom
Matters pharmaceutical
Oando posts N3.5b profit
Cisco: Budget, others stall cybercrimes fight
Nigeria needs $1.1b to fight Meningitis as death toll rises to 328
For competitive, efficient ports
The changing face of Lagos roads
Unizik begins business school
Much ado about automation of revenue collection
Who can Senate summon?
Good thinking
Ode to ideas and compassion
Curious somersault


CBN directs banks to pay cash to forex users
Things you should never keep in a safe deposit
How to use a safe deposit box
Is Senate’s suspension of Ndume justified?
Ibadan chamber advises private sector on recession
CBN boosts savings culture, financial literacy
NABDA, CONTEC collaborate on agro-based solutions
First tech hub in W’Africa opens at UNN
VoguePay gets Fintech start-up recognition
Absence of council impeding privatisation process
Certification: SON gives gas tank owners ultimatum
BPE indicts FG for failing to dredge Calabar Channel
FG to integrate SDGs with economic recovery plan
Stop unsolicited SMS with 2442, NCC tells subscribers
GOtv reiterates commitment to improved services
NGEX develops online dictionary for Nigerian languages
Arsenal, Man United eyeing Ndidi – Report
Onigbinde urges NFF to pay Rohr
No more tennis until Paris – Federer
Tottenham warn Chelsea
Ambode seeks adequate preparations for C’Games
Delta Principal’s Cup final for May
Man sodomises 12-year-old boy to death
Police arrest 51-year-old for defiling son’s friend
Lagos investigates Portuguese wife’s death after childbirth in hospital
Contractor arrested for absconding with N20m equipment
Imo kidnappers abduct businessman
Some suffixes that can give you trouble
Viable tax system vital to revenue drive –CITN
Nigerians, FG can stop poor telecom services – Minister
The audacity of corruption in Nigeria
British Council commends CBN employee
Nigeria, France to reform Islamist militants
Before Fulani herdsmen become Buhari’s Boko Haram
Companies convicted of laundering Patience Jonathan’s $15m hire Ozekhome
LMU lecturer wins international award
Buhari’s wife intervenes in impregnated 16-year-old student’s case
Again, herdsmen kill 10 in Benue
CBN boosts savings culture, financial literacy
Nnamdi Kanu: South-East govs have summoned courage, says IPOB
Another doctor swallows 80 tablets in suicide attempt
I had sex with my pupil, not responsible for her pregnancy, says VP
I’ve not defected to APC, says Uduaghan
Fayemi plotting to remove me – Fayose
Ondo LG caretaker committee illegal, says PDP
Ondo Speaker, Principal Officers decamp to APC
Former PDP governorship aspirant, 500 others defect to APC
I have no power to reinstate Ndume -Saraki
Benue APC women protest marginalization
Lawyer asks court to set aside Senate’s rejection of Magu
I’m not involved in certificate scandal — Obaseki
I worked as part-time okada rider to build $135,000 villa —Anti-graft boss
WWE: Undertaker retires
Woman with two vaginas describes struggles of condition
Abdulsalami, IBB, Danjuma, Gusau made Obasanjo president in 1999 — Bamaiyi
Olunloyo remanded in prison again
Indians think Nigerian students are cannibals — Union leader
Dino was a noisemaker in ABU – Ex-schoolmate
Arsenal, Man United eyeing Ndidi – Report
Onigbinde urges NFF to pay Rohr
No more tennis until Paris – Federer
Tottenham warn Chelsea
Delta Principal’s Cup final for May 20
BBNaija: Did you say rig?
Man jailed for secretly removing condom during sex
Tahjir: Mounting cars on stones becomes art in Saudi
World Autism Day: My story and living with autism – Temi Otedola
I handle both positive and negative feedback same way –Klintoncod
Certification: SON gives gas tank owners ultimatum
Crawford varsity’s ex-student, Mayowa Nicholas, becomes Calvin Klein model
BBNaija: Efe turns up the heat, wins cooking competition
Tiwa Savage’s husband, Tee Billz and son take time out
Singer Burna Boy disappoints Nairobi fans
Five songs by Ebenezer Obey that would get you swiftly singing along
RMD wows on powerbike!
No drugs for breaking Meningitis ‘C’ in Nigeria – FG
Tales of losses: Engage Nigeria’s army of half baked artisans at your peril
Lagos school where teachers demand food, airtime for marks
NABDA, CONTEC collaborate on agro-based solutions
First tech hub in W’Africa opens at UNN
VoguePay gets Fintech start-up recognition
Stop unsolicited SMS with 2442, NCC tells subscribers
Recurring meningitis epidemic, shameful
‘To keep your husband, cook well, suck his d–k’
To stay alive, don’t have another baby, doctors warn Kim Kardashian
People shouldn’t have sex until they are married— Juliana Olayode aka Toyo Baby
Benefits of having kids at old age
Magu: Senate APC, PDP caucuses hold parallel meetings today
N23bn Diezani bribe: INEC writes Buhari over RECs indicted by EFCC
Abiola’s death stalled my meeting with Abdulsalami — Falae


Ekiti 2014: Fayemi plotting to truncate my mandate at Supreme Court, alleges Fayose
Meningitis: Buhari condoles with Sokoto victims’ families
SMEDAN employs 50m people
Ondo people set agenda for Akeredolu
2019 : Buhari yet to decide –Kebbi APC chairman
Edo guber: Tribunal reserves judgment
Tanker drivers suspend nationwide strike
N90bn acquisition: Mobil Oil transforms to 11Plc, to retain brand
IT: Stakeholders blame FG for IDEA hubs collapse
Ndidi not for sale –Shakespeare
Miracle working God…
Jesus walks, drops crutches in Man City Manchester City
Gov Ambode receives Queen’s Baton, tasks sports administrators


Independence Day Bombing: Charles Okah to know fate May 16
At least 12 people were killed in the bombing on October 1, 2010.
Obasanjo, Tinubu, Adeboye lead with tributes as Ebenezer Obey marks 75th birthday
Two killed as suspected herdsmen attack Benue community
13 UNILAG Students: Nigerian Students’ Body Threatens To Invade Kirikiri Prison
World Bank Approves N756 Million For 81 Beneficiaries Of Nigerian Govt’s Youth Empowerment Scheme
Tanker Drivers Call Off Strike
Court Unfreezes Senior Lawyer, Ozekhome’s Account
Nigerian Govt Warns Citizens About ISIS’ New Recruitment Strategy
EFCC Arraigns Ex-permanent Secretary For Failing To Declare N97 Million
Man Allegedly Chops-off Pregnant Woman’s Hand
Buhari Congratulates Nigeria’s First Female Senior Advocate At 85
Nigerian Student Dies In Malaysia
Buratai Announces Commencement Of Army War College
CAN Protests Detention Of Members By SSS, Demands Apology
ANALYSIS: How Leadership, Funding Challenges Leave Nigeria’s Opposition Parties Inactive (Part Two)
Appointments: APC Members Protest In Oyo
New Ondo Assembly Speaker, Principal Officers Decamp To APC
13 Members Elect New Ondo Assembly Speaker, As Crisis Deepens
Police Warn Masquerades Against Recklessness
Nigerian Navy Destroys Illegal Refinery, Removes 1.59 Million Litres Of Diesel
Family Seeks Probe Of ‘mysterious’ Death Of Former Oil Worker
Two Killed As Suspected Herdsmen Attack Benue Community
Vice Principal Admits Having Sex With 16-year-old Female Student
Kogi Confirms One Case Of Lassa Fever
Dog Dies Fighting Suicide Bomber At Maiduguri Wedding Party
Meningitis: Nigeria Medical Association Slams Zamfara Govt’s Handling Of Outbreak In Worst-hit State
Premium Times | April 3, 2017
The State Of Academic Research In Nigeria’s Public Universities, By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu
Nigeria’s Economic Outlook In 2017, By Ayo Teriba
Buhari’s Absence And The Dilemma Of The Media Office, By Festus Adedayo
Adinoyi-Ojo Onukaba, An Unassuming Intellectual, By Paul Ibe
Panama Papers: The Lingering Need To Contain Illicit Cash Flows, By Porter McConnell
The IMF’s 2017 Nigeria Scorecard, By Uddin Ifeanyi
Obasanjo, Tinubu, Adeboye Lead With Tributes As Ebenezer Obey Marks 75th Birthday
Nigerian Singer, Mo Adeniran, Wins The Voice UK
Buhari Congratulates Ebenezer Obey At 75
What Your Signature Says About You
Five things women secretly want in bed
Ezekwesili Flays CBN’s Forex Policy
Oladeinde Olawoyin | April 3, 2017
“…every Currency that comes down by FORCE will go up,”
Naira Falls Further To N395/$
Tanker Drivers Strike: Nigerian Govt Approves 16 Per Cent Increase In Payment To Marketers
CBN Injects $240 Million To Forex Market, Directs Cash Payments
Odemwingie Joins Indonesian Club
Iwobi Plays, Iheanacho Not Listed As Arsenal, Manchester City Draw
Al-Shabaab Recaptures Somali Town After AU Forces Exit
South Africa’s Ruling ANC Headed For Showdown After Finance Minister’s Sack
Rights Groups Express Concern Over Al-Sisi, Trump Meeting
Ghana’s $2.2 Billion Debt Sale Boosts Reserves
Ghanaian President Names New Central Bank Governor Two Days After Incumbent’s Exit
Trump donates 1st quarter salary to national park
UPDATED: Security beefed up in Moscow after 10 killed in explosion
10 killed in Russian underground station explosion
Death toll rises to 254 in Colombia landslides
ANALYSIS: How Trump, aides’ choices shape Africa policies


Henry: Kanu, Ex-Arsenal Stars Wouldn’t Have Accepted Ozil’s Recent Performances
Shakespeare: Ndidi Is Not Leaving Leicester For Arsenal, United
Enyeama In Ligue 1 Top 5 African Players Of The Week
Spartak Moscow Not Keen On Emenike Return
Ideye Thrilled, Salutes Tianjin Fans After Season’s First Win
Aluko Voted Fulham’s Best Player In Win Over Rotherham
Odemwingie Joins Indonesian Club Madura United
Troost-Ekong Hails Resolute Gent In Win Over Club Brugge
Ndidi’s Wonder Strike Vs Stoke Nominated For EPL Goal Of The Weekend
Ndidi: My EPL Goal Vs Stoke First Of Many To Come
Oliseh Congratulates Fortuna Players, Fans On Derby Draw At Maastricht
Etebo Scores In Feirense Win, Onuachu Hits Brace, Agbo Dismissed Vs Barca
Iwobi: Arsenal Can Still Clinch EPL Top Four Spot
Simon Bags Brace, Troost-Ekong Sent Off As Gent Edge Brugge
NPFL: Plateau Back On Top, Enyimba Edge Rangers, Akwa Outsmart 3SC
Oshiomhole Named Okpekpe Race Grand Patron, Obaseki To Run For Charity
Iwobi In Action, Iheanacho Missing As Arsenal, Man City Draw
Oliseh Leads 10-Man Sittard To Draw Vs Nwakali’s Maastricht
Kalu Uche Scores Winner Against Ike’s Gimnastic
Mikel Scores First CSL Goal, Ideye Features As Tianjin Win
China: Ighalo Fires Blanks, Ujah Scores As Yatai Fall, Hongyun Win

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