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Newspaper Headlines From Nigerian Dailies Saturday, April 17, 2021



Newspaper Headlines from Nigerian dailies Saturday, April 17, 2021, can be accessed below;


Despite COVID-19, states, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 NBS

Clashes in Chad leave 55 dead, villages destroyed


COVID-19 vaccination: No deaths, blood clot recorded in Nigeria FG, WHO

Akpabio demands more funds for broke NDDC

RCCG apologises to ministry over petition on Ife-Ifewara road

Kano adulterated drinks: Were aware of less than 10 deaths, says NAFDAC


Forces against FGs NIN policy behind attacks against me Pantami

Health workers strike ll be called off soon

Judiciary unions to hold nationwide protest Monday

Imo North: Supreme Court reverses Ibezims disqualification


Illegal bearers of AK47 are Nigerias enemies CDS Irabor

18 confirmed killed in Boko Haram Damasak attack

More controversy over printing of N60b for March allocation

We accept Arapaja as Southwest chairman of PDP Fayose Camp


Fayose group wont challenge outcome of Southwest PDP congress

Mosunmola Adeleye completes filming Omolangidi

IGE premieres amidst fanfare

Eko star Awards: Joke Silva, Toyin Abraham, 63 others get recognition


Don Crucifixto signs three new acts

DGN: Aniedi Noba, Judith Audu to steer Lagos chapter

Angel Ufuoma to debut with The Angels No Filters Show

Uti Nwachukwu: Cheating is no excuse for divorce


Omobaba: Im not mediocre

CBN to place sugar, wheat on FX restriction list


Insecurity: Commandant calls for more synergy among security agencies


FCTA bans farming activities, illegal markets on airport expressway

Troops eliminate top ISWAP commanders, fighters in Damasak ‘ Army

Weeds, rodents, take over premises of Steyr Assembly plant in Bauchi

Imo North Senator-elect: Supreme Court declares Ibezim APC authentic candidate


I am delighted’: Merkel receives AstraZeneca vaccine shot

Nigerian ports now 70% digitalised ‘ Shippers’ Council

Shun hate, division ‘ Lalong to religious leaders

Army, Police versus civilian clashes


COVID-19: Nigeria crosses 1m vaccination threshold

Merkel defends night-time curfew as part of Coronavirus strategy

IGR: Lagos tops other states with N418.99bn in 2020

It costs more to construct roads in Niger Delta ‘ Ishaku


Akpabio calls for improved funding of NDDC

Pakistan blocks social media amid anti-France protests

APC rejects result of Isoko North by-election in Delta

Bayelsa Dep Governor tasks PDP S/South Zonal Exco on unity


Makinde, Fayose feud dangerous for PDP ‘ Diaspora group

Youth Party kicks as Nigeria records highest inflation rate in four years

Nasarawa House Minority Leader crosses from PDP to APC

FG lifts ban on new SIM registration


How to boost the economy through Nollywood ‘ Elumelu

NAHCON to open desk offices at airports

Don’t place ethnicity, religion above competency, Bugaje, Okunnu urge Nigerians

Ramadan, not only about abstinence from food, drink


Generational tension and children up in arms

In death, Sankara marches from victory to victory

Breaking: JAMB bans parents from UTME venues

JAMB Registrar bans parents from entering UTME venues


Appointments of 5 ‘unqualified’ Poly Rectors: ASUP tackles FG again

COVID-19 vaccine: 8,439 mild adverse events recorded in Nigeria ‘NPHCDC

Nigeria vaccinates 1.05m persons with 1st dose

Benefits of J&J, AstraZeneca shots outweigh risks ‘ WHO


NMA seeks standard treatment centres for Hemophilia patients

COVID-19: We cannot predict when 2nd doses of vaccines will come ‘ AFRICA CDC

Police arrest woman over alleged murder of stepson



21st Century Technologies Commits $75 Million to Ogun Digital Economy Project

Rolls-Royce Motor Reports Record First Quarter Results

Why Mercedes-Maybach is Pinnacle of Luxury

MINI John Cooper Gets Fresh Momentum for Extreme Driving Pleasure


Indomie Rewards Customers with Eat and Win Promo

Toyota Launches Safer, Stylish Facelifted Toyota Camry

The Much-awaited Dangote Oil Refinery

Teach For Nigeria Recruits new Fellows


International Breweries Publishes Maiden Sustainability Report

Okowa is Pride of PDP, Nigeria, Says Gov Ishaku

Kebbi Reassures of Sustaining Financial Transparency

Drug War: Marwa, Lai Mohammed Push for Advocacy Olaoluwakitan Babatunde


Ugwuanyis Exceptional Strides

Kwara PDP Moves to Reconcile Defected Members Ahead 2023 Elections

Kwara APC Faction Protests Inclusion of Govs Sister in Appeal Committee



A Tribute to Mrs Foluke Kafayat Abdulrazaq At 65

Savyt Launches Savings and Investment Platform


Buharis foreign health trips pose risk, PFN tells FG


#PantamiResign: Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack communications minister

Kidnappers threatening to kill male, marry off female students Parents

Nine govs stealing LG funds through cronies NULGE

PDP, Saraki persuaded Makinde over South-West congress venue Zonal spokesperson


Shun pressure from govs, continue your strike, JUSUN tells members

UTME: JAMB bars parents from venues, disqualifies U-15 applicants

FG yet to rebuild Chibok college seven years after destruction Ndume

COVID-19 vaccine: Kaduna, CRiver, Yobe top 8,439 nationwide side effects list


APC, PDP clash over Buharis UK medical trip

We want stomach infrastructure, Adamawa PDP stakeholders tell Fintiri

2023: Well put polling units in hospitals, courts, says INEC

Ramadan: Kano Hisbah arrests 11 youths for not fasting


Uncertainty over APC convention

905 APC aspirants pick nomination forms for Kaduna LG polls

Ondo election: Akeredolu, Jegede learn fate Wednesday

Anambra NBA seeks judiciary autonomy


FG records 200% increase in Warri-Itakpe railway passenger traffic

DPR, NEITI differ on Nigerias oil production volume

Manufacturers seek priority forex allocation, special credit window

States IGR fell by N20bn to N1.31tn in 2020 NBS


Revamp energy, avoid harmful generator use, IMF tells Nigeria

Gunman shot dead after Team Nasarawa bus attack

Falcons drop to 38th in latest FIFA rankings

Who’s hot, who’s not


Musa to play for free at Pillars

Olofinjana: Ndidi doing great job at Leicester

Kane scores twice, injured as Tottenham draw Everton

Leipzig hand Bayern title edge after Hoffenheim stalemate


Inside Ogun communities where Fulani, Yoruba live as one

Hoodlums hack Lagos guard to death, injure colleague

How I strangled creditor disturbing me to repay N100,000 Suspect

Eight-year-old boy down with leukaemia needs N26m for transplant


NSCDC nabbed eight fake naval officers, 29 oil thieves in Rivers

Seven ways to cope during hot weather

Police arrest woman over alleged poisoning of three-year-old stepson

Stop visiting your unmarried pastors at home


Medicines you take can affect your chances of conceiving

The feeling is not the issue

Sickle cell and dads act of worship (III)

Ramadan is a time of sacrifice, love and peace


I targeted first class to impress my dad but he died before I clinched it Adesua, EKSU graduate

Customs officer shot me, told my wife to come for my corpse Lagos clearing agent

Why northern PDP govs worked against Jonathan in 2015 Ex-gov Aliyu

My world crashed when I saw how invaders hacked my son to death Mum of farmer lost to Gombe mayhem


Show Nigerians Indian hemp found in my house CDQ dares NDLEA

I get more respect as a married woman Tayo Sobola

Don Kakulus Records welcomes new artistes

uduX, PiggyVest develop PopRev for investment in artistes


Nuhu, Maikori, Ikpe, others mourn Rachel Bakam

No man is responsible for my success Mercy Eke

10 popular Nigerian artistes missing in action

Rapper AKAs fiance laid to rest



Gunmen kill 6 in Plateau Police

JUSUN: Sets April 19 for nationwide peaceful protest

FG, ILO validates action plan to eliminate Child Labour, Modern Slavery


IGP Unveils new policing vision and crime fighting strategies

Hazard allowance: Laboratory Scientists vow to resist terms of agreement

We dont buy arms, we produce them locally- IPOB

Number of Nigerians vaccinated of COVID-19 exceed one million


COVID-19: FG distributes inputs to 7,500 women farmers

PDP quizzes Buhari on continuity, reminds President he cant stay beyond 2023

Medical Trip: President Buhari now re-energized APC

Yahaya Bello: More PDP Govs will join APC


Ugandan company to produce carpets, hair extensions with banana waste

Merkel defends plans to impose curfew as COVID-19 cases rise

AU, Somalia agree on security strategies

China works to fortify its biosecurity network


Effium conflict: Ebonyi Govt to resettle displaced persons in tents

Gunmen scale fence, abduct Ekiti Monarch in palace

NDDC is broke Akpabio

Abduction: Parents shun el-Rufai


Over 8,000 Nigerians reported side effects from AstraZeneca Vaccine -Minister gives update

Pierre Aubameyang suffering from Malaria after International Duty with Gabon

Actress Tayo Sobola is the new Queen Mother of Uke Kingdom, Nasarawa State

Non-Yoruba actresses making waves in Yoruba movies


Comedian Woli Arole weds

Meet Doyen Ayodele Samson, CEO E4 Luxury.

Actress Tayo Sobola is the new Queen Mother of Uke Kingdom, Nasarawa state



Herdsmen kill 12 in fresh attacks in Plateau, Benue, scores injured

Ondo Governorship Tribunal decides Akeredolu, Jegede fate April 21

Benue killings: Reprisals by military condemnable ‘Ozekhome

We’ll only support Ebubeagu if it’s free from Abuja cabal ‘MASSOB


AstraZeneca Vaccine: 8,491 adverse effects recorded in Nigeria ‘FG


S’East govs should liaise with freedom fighters against external attackers ‘Iba Gani Adams

Currency printing: PDP demands finance minister’s sack


It’s difficult raising twins I had with Boko Haram member, escapee Chibok girl laments

Kaduna bandits threaten to marry off female students, kill male ones

WTO: Nigeria’s number one importer in Africa

IMF: Reforms in energy sector critical to Nigeria’s economic growth


PDP is now united to defeat APC in Lagos State ‘Secretary, Muiz Dosunmu

Many local government chairmen not free to operate, says ex-LG Chair, Abayomi Tella

I was mad when dad stopped me from joining the army ‘Joe Lasisi

The story of Adegoke, Akintola: From secondary school teammates to festival gold medalists


Musa not same player that ruled league 18 years ago ‘Finidi George

NSF: HOW DG almost stopped NTA’s live coverage of closing ceremony

Ikoyi Club stages tournament to end tennis clinic

Edo 2020: Gov. Diri hails Team Bayelsa


Deji Aliu hails festival athletes

Igali’s midas touch and Nigeria’s podium chase at Tokyo Olympics

EPL: Kane suffers injury after scoring twice to earn point for Spurs

FIFA rankings: Falcons drop one spot globally, remain first in Africa



Another look at the military’s quest for peace, national unity

Breaking: In Oyo, Makinde sacks LAUTECH VC

Pictures: Excitement as Gov. Ganduje finally unveils Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars player


VIDEO: Watch as Gov. Ganduje unveils Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, in Kano

Happening now: Ganduje unveils Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars player

Access to PUs ‘ll usher in good voting experience ‘ INEC

U.S supports additional 45,000 living with HIV in Oyo, Ondo


Breaking ‘ Alleged murder of Abuja-based Pastor: Police break silence

Air Peace pilots, cabin crew, others receive Covid-19 vaccine

Updated: Gunmen kill 6 in Plateau

No deaths, blood clot recorded over vaccination ‘ FG, WHO


Judiciary workers set for nationwide protest

Niamey fire incident horrific ‘ Buhari

Promote Nigeria’s positive image, Gbajabiamila tasks Nollywood

FG establishes mineral processing clusters in 6 geo-political zones


N60bn controversy: It’s our job to print money ‘ CBN

Illegal arms-bearing, threat to Nigeria’s existence ‘ CDS

Minister Dare inspects Abuja stadium

How Boko Haram killed 18, injured 21 in Borno attack ‘ Zulum


Ex-Bauchi Gov Garuba thumbs up Buhari for appointing Ameh as Ohodo poly chair

Court jails Ghanaian actress over nude photos with son

Train 7 gas project: We’ll sanction erring expatriates ‘ FG

2015: Why we opposed Jonathan’s second term bid, by ex-Gov Aliyu


Ramadan: MULAN president tasks Muslim lawyers on piety

States, FCT generated N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 ‘ NBS

NOA boss to youth: Ignore selfish politicians preaching ethno-religious sentiments

Matawalle suspends monarch for aiding bandits


Residents protest mysterious death of herbalist in Oyetola’s hometown


Amotekun, Ebubeagu set up kill fulani ‘ Bodejo, Miyetti Allah Leader

Rivers LG poll: Disqualified APC candidates foresee danger for the party


PDP tasks Buhari on insecurity, foreign loans

Imo North: Finally, Ibezim floors Ararume

S’West PDP berates Fayose for contradicting self on zonal congress

2023: Igbo President realistic if’ ‘ Ohanaeze Ndigbo predicts


Imo North: Supreme Court affirms Ibezim as Senator-elect

PDP wants to burn our broom -APC cries

Onuachu’s worth now N18b, says Danish expert

Disqualified APC candidates foresee doom looming in party


Edo 2020: Team Nasarawa attacked, One feared dead

WTO ranks Nigeria number one importer of commercial services in Africa

Real estate sector not affected by COVID-19 pandemic ‘Okoronkwo

Prince Omoha set to redefine luxury in real estate


Fulani vigilantes not welcome in South-East, group says

Gani Adams charges IG on South-West security challenges

Poly strike: ASUP awaits FG offers on demands

Buhari mourns victims of Niamey fire incident


Aisha Buhari bids Sani farewell as she leaves for UNESCO

FG urges states to domesticate child rights act

We wont allow Miyetti Allah take over Yorubaland Gani Adams, YCE, others

COVID-19 vaccine: 8,439 mild adverse effects, 52 moderate cases reported FG


Uzodimma launches scholarship grant for law students

Bandits kill 9, rustle 500 cattle in Sokoto village

Is your family ruining your marriage

My biography of Ebenezer Obey


We reap what we sow

Nigerian ladies need to stop begging for love

Inspiring vignettes from the Ajayis: Why our marriage has lasted 42 years and counting

El-Rufais N1bn for women not for Aso Ebi Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Kaduna State Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development


Anger as policemen on illegal duty kill welder over disputed land

Driver slaughters kinsman over N100,000

Confessions of suspected kidnappers: We impregnate female victims whose husbands cant pay ransom

Weve been abandoned


Disfigured by keloids, Lagos woman seeks urgent help

States and rising debts

No child will ever suck my breasts Monalisa Stephen

Isodotun was spiritually motivated Sola Allyson


Why I flaunt my hubby on social media Chizzy Alichi

How I became queen of the waves Rita Eghujovbo

My appointment as MCSNs director ll bring change to copyright sector -Asha Gangali

How I conquered Hollywood in mid 20s Vince Offer



Inter take title push to Napoli as Juve, Atalanta clash for Champions League

Senegal issues denial after media report of deaths linked to AstraZeneca

Brexit sparks 1 trillion UK assets switch to EU: study


Myanmar’s ousted MPs form shadow government

Merkel receives AstraZeneca jab: spokesman

Iran says production of 60% enriched uranium ‘underway

Another US mass shooting leaves eight dead in Indianapolis


India battered by huge second Covid wave as virus imperils Olympics

US judge turns up heat on Mexican drug baron wanted by FBI

Germany takes UK off virus risk list

UN releases $1 mn in emergency funding for Saint Vincent


Tuchel clashes with Guardiola in FA Cup semi-final

Zidane defying doubters as another Real Madrid revival nears completion

Uyi hails Osimhen’s cash gift to physically-challenged pure water seller Mary Daniel

TCCG Boys, Real United clash in final of Ajide U-20 Football Championship


Bamidele battle John for V Bank snooker crown

Bundesliga fighting to finish season after virus outbreak

Giving up on title race is not in Man Utd’s DNA, says Solskjaer

Arteta hails young guns as Europa clash looms with ex-Arsenal boss Emery


Pogba accuses former boss Mourinho of ‘going against players

Pillars unveil Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa


Dons advocate third force to checkmate APC, PDP


Rape epidemic hits Lagos, 91 violated in 10 weeks

Pantami is my friend, but he can’t be defended

Nigeria records 67 new COVID-19 infections, total now 164,147

NDYEP trains youths in ICT, renewable energy competency-based skills, holds closeout workshop


JUST IN: Gov Makinde orders LAUTECH VC to step aside, hand over to ‘next officer in rank


20th National Sports Festival ends in Benin -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

Africans to watch this weekend – Goal


Ahmed Musa to play for free at Kano Pillars, says Shehu Dikko – The Cable

All you need to know about the 2021 SAFF calendar – Goal

Anthony Joshua adamant unification fight with Tyson Fury will happen this year – Yahoo

Arden Key Says Release from Raiders Is ‘Best Thing That Could Have Happened – Bleacher Report


Argentine artist channels ‘hand of God’ with Maradona portrait – CNN

Arsenal star recovering after contracting malaria – CNN

Arteta hails young guns as Europa clash looms with ex-Arsenal boss Emery – Guardian

Asaba 2022: FCT sets to fight poaching of athletes -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot


Bamidele battle John for V Bank snooker crown – Guardian

Bassira Toure: Mali striker joins Esther Sunday at ALG Spor – Goal

Bears’ Updated Depth Chart After Marquise Goodwin Contract – Bleacher Report

Ben Simmons: Joel Embiid ‘Clearly’ NBA’s MVP After 76ers’ Win vs. Clippers – Bleacher Report


Brooklyn Nets star retires suddenly because of irregular heartbeat – CNN

Bundesliga fighting to finish season after virus outbreak – Guardian

Candace Parker Shows off New Chicago Sky WNBA Jersey on Instagram – Bleacher Report

Celtics’ Updated Depth Chart After Reported Jabari Parker Contract – Bleacher Report


Central Cordoba vs River Plate: How to watch Liga Argentina matches – Goal

Champions League semi-final: Chelsea will be difficute- Zidane -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

Chelsea up against Europe’s benchmark side in FA Cup semi-final ‘ Thomas Tuchel – Yahoo

Damian Lillard out for Trail Blazers vs. Spurs with Hamstring Injury – Bleacher Report


David Moyes: Top-four finish with West Ham would trump success I had at Everton – Yahoo

David Moyes: West Ham in the Champions League would beat top-four finish with Everton – Yahoo

Deji Aliu hails festival athletes – New Telegraph

Delort scores as Montpellier extend unbeaten run against Lille – Goal


Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger’s Leg Injury Diagnosed with Hairline Fracture – Bleacher Report

Dolphins Players Announce They Will Opt out of 2021 NFL Offseason Workouts – Bleacher Report

Dwight McNeil loving life at Burnley after Manchester United heartbreak – Yahoo

Eagles Trade Rumors: PHI ‘Exploring a Move’ into Top 10 Picks of 2021 NFL Draft – Bleacher Report


Edo 2020: Gov. Diri hails Team Bayelsa – New Telegraph

Edo 2020: Team Nasarawa attacked, One feared dead – The Sun

EPL: Kane suffers injury after scoring twice to earn point for Spurs – New Telegraph

Everton 2-2 Tottenham: Harry Kane scores twice to cancel out Gylfi Sigurdsson’s two goals – BBC


Everton vs Tottenham result: Harry Kane rescues struggling Spurs after Toffees’ helping hand – Yahoo

Ex-49ers WR Marquise Goodwin Signs Bears Contract After Sitting out Last Season – Bleacher Report

FA Cup Semifinals, Copa del Rey Final Live On StarTimes – Daily Independent

Falcons drop to 38th in latest FIFA rankings – Punch


FIFA rankings: Falcons drop one spot globally but remain first in Africa – The Cable

FIFA rankings: Falcons drop one spot globally, remain first in Africa – New Telegraph

Giving up on title race is not in Man Utd’s DNA, says Solskjaer – Guardian

Gunman shot dead after Team Nasarawa bus attack – Punch


Harry Kane injury: Tottenham star limps off vs Everton ahead of Carabao Cup Final – Yahoo

Harry Kane injury: Tottenham striker and England captain limps away from Everton game – Yahoo

Harry Kane scores twice in Spurs draw at Everton before limping off injured – Yahoo

He spent time in a wheelchair as a child; now he’s Messi’s wingman – CNN


I was mad when dad stopped me from joining the army ‘Joe Lasisi – New Telegraph

I will roast Ngannou after Joshua showdownFury -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

Igali’s midas touch and Nigeria’s podium chase at Tokyo Olympics – New Telegraph

Ikoyi Club stages tournament to end tennis clinic – New Telegraph


Inter take title push to Napoli as Juve, Atalanta clash for Champions League – Guardian

Jake Paul Predicts Ben Askren Won’t Make It out of 2nd Round of Their Fight – Bleacher Report

Jets Announce ‘Many’ Players Will Opt out of 2021 NFL Offseason Workouts – Bleacher Report

Jim Boeheim’s Son Jimmy Transferring to Syracuse, Will Play with Brother Buddy – Bleacher Report


Joel Embiid Dominates as 76ers Beat Clippers Despite Paul George’s 37 Points – Bleacher Report

Jose Mourinho insists it is too early to know how bad Harry Kane injury is – Yahoo

Jose Mourinho issues scathing response to Paul Pogba’s criticism of his coaching at Manchester United – Yahoo

Kane Brace Earns Spurs 2-2 Draw Against Everton – Daily Independent


Kane injury fears raised as Tottenham star limps off after two-goal turn against Everton – Goal

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