Some Major Newspapers Headlines For SATURDAY May 1, 2021

*NEW NIGERIAN*

SOKAPU Says Abductors Of 77 Adara Natives Are Demanding N350m Ransom

Self Determination: Ilana Omo Oodua Plans Showdown With Police Over Saturday’s Abeokuta Rally

Obiano Describes New Anambra International Airport As Remarkable, As 3 Planes Land

Prof Rashid Chairs 6-Man Committee To Review Activities Of FCET Bichi

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Update: 55 New Cases, Total 165,110

Gov Wike Mourns Oba Eze Ogba Of Ogbaland

Committing To Play For Nigeria Was Easy – Amy Okonkwo

Ibadan Born Boxer, Adeoye Battleboy To Have First Professional Bout In Ghana Today

FRSC Uses Data Technology for Security Of Vehicles, Says Sector Commander

Bauchi Inaugurates Advisory, Technical Committees for VAPP Law implementation

Ogun Will Roll Out Air-conditioned, Wifi-enabled Buses In May, Gov Abiodun Assures

Nutrition Underfunded In Kaduna – Commissioner

Nutrition Policy Will Provide Escape From Poverty, Diseases – Mrs el-Rufai

Expert Harps On Opportunities For Nigerian Youth In Canada Through Regular Migration

Lack Of Leadership Responsible For Insecurity In Nigeria – Businessman

CISLAC Demands End To Insecurity

May Day: Nigerians Facing Double Portion Of Atrocities Corruption, Insecurity, ASUU Raises Alarm

Essien Udim Council Boss Assures Of Peaceful Learning Environment In Fed Poly Ukana

Avoid Utterances Capable Of Making Kidnappers Kill Victims, IMC Urges Governors, Public Figures

Police Recovers Journalist’s Stolen Car In Delta

Apprentice, Two Others Land In Police Net With Customer’s Car Used For Robbery

Police Uncovers Illegal Alcohol Factory In Delta

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IPOB Responds Miyetti Allah, Says You Will Lose, It’s Now Blood For Blood

Join Oyo Govt In Improving Teaching At Basic Education Level, SUBEB Chairman Urges NAPTAN

 

*PUNCH*

Why Pantami needs to step aside for investigation PFN Leader

Buhari criticism: Presidency opens can of worms on Mbaka, clerics supporters kick

Notorious bandit leader who masterminded Kankara abduction killed

Why fuel subsidy cant continue FG

Killings: Presidencys response to criticism shows Fulani bias, Ortom insists

Indian strain: Nigeria at risk of COVID-19 third wave, expert warns

Police continue VIP duties as bandits, terrorists kill over 269 in April

Insecurity: Umahi, INEC disagree over 2023 election dates announcement

Before stardom withDaniel Lloyd

ICAN president advises 1,628 members on new skills

Nigeria needs motivated workforce to defeat pandemic Adewole

FG rules out major electricity tariff hike

My favouritewith Monisola Osibodu

*LEADERSHIP*

First Bank Shares Takes A Beating As Management Reassures Customers, Investors

NAFDAC Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Use In Nigeria

Mbaka Angry For Failing To Get Contract ‘ Presidency

IGP Orders Re-posting of Tactical Commanders In South-East

My Secret Life : It’s Difficult To Please Everyone ‘ Omechie

BREAKING: Abductor Of Kankara Schoolboys Shot Dead

Celebrity Plastic Surgeon, Dr. William Rahal, Strives To Provide Confidence For His Patients

Lulu’s Holistics: An Inspiring Humble-Beginnings Story

God Is Using Mbaka Example To Warn Clerics Against Working For Politicians ‘ Adeyanju

Why People Are Afraid To Contest Against Ondo Rep ‘ Akeredolu

May Day: Lawan Salutes Nigerian Workers, Says They’re Emancipator Of Masses

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Zenith Bank Grows PAT By 5% In Q1 2021 As Loans Rise To N2.98trn

*BLUEPRINT*

Incorporate Buratai, other ex-service chiefs in security architecture, PFN tells Buhari

Northeast insecurity: Group heaps blame on ex-Borno gov

Ekeji thumbs up dissolution of sports federation boards

Excitement as 2 Airpeace aircrafs test-run Anambra Int’l passenger, cargo airport

VIDEO: Watch as First flight lands in Anambra airport

FG issues shoot-at-sight order against Prisons’ attackers, fleeing inmates

Bala urges states, LGs to implement VAPP law

FG begins Rivers to Borno rail line rehabilitation

Bill seeking more 111 NASS seats for women passes second reading

Nigeria: 4,556 violently killed, 2,860 kidnapped in 2020 ‘ CISLAC

Nigeria has 32% stunted kids, ranks second globally ‘ el-Rufa’i

Gunmen kill 323, kidnap 949 in 3 months in Kaduna, troops kill 64 bandits

FG send 33 aid volunteers to African, Caribbean, Pacific nations

*AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY*

Benue LG Boss Accuses Ebonyi Govt Of Inciting, Funding Ngbo Community To Attack Agila

Kidnappers Demanding N350m For Abducted Adara Natives – SOKAPU

FCET Bichi: Prof Rashid, Seasoned Academician Chairs 6-Man Committee To Review Activities

*TRIBUNE*

Kids & Teens

Is Pantami not a prayer answered

Revisiting the history of the Yorubas

My outrage fatigue about Nigeria

We can’t have successful elections unless insecurity is dealt with before 2023’Arogbofa, Afenifere scribe

Should public prayers in secondary schools be abolished

Marriage spoilers must be avoided 4

Men swags on white sneakers

Nigeria records 55 new COVID-19 infections, total now 165,110

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Prime kidnap locations in Oyo revealed, govt mounts cameras

May Day: Workers have been turned to beggars by govt ‘Labour leader

I bought my AK-47 in Zamfara for N.5m ‘Suspect confesses

The perfect yoghurt parfait

*SPORTS*

Committing To Play For Nigeria Was Easy – Amy Okonkwo – New NIgerian

Ibadan Born Boxer, Adeoye Battleboy To Have First Professional Bout In Ghana Today – New NIgerian

1960Bet Signs Shirt Sponsorship Deal with Y.G Football Club – The Sun

Aaron Rodgers, Julio Jones’ Best Landing Spots After 2021 NFL Draft Day 2 – Bleacher Report

Adeboyejo scores as Bnot Netanya pip Hapoel Petach Tikva – Goal

Adefisayo lauds PwCChess4Change tourney – Vanguard

AFN kicks as Dare dissolves federations – Punch

Amari Rodgers’ Fantasy Outlook with Aaron Rodgers, Packers After NFL Draft – Bleacher Report

Anthony Schwartz NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Cleveland Browns WR – Bleacher Report

Barca’s Koeman to miss crucial title clashes after two-match ban for referee ‘disrespect – Guardian

Baron Browning NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Denver Broncos LB – Bleacher Report

Basketball: Committing to Nigeria was easy- Amy Okonkwo – The Sun

Ben Cleveland NFL Draft 2021: Scouting Report for Baltimore Ravens OL – Bleacher Report

Betway donates gym equipment to promote fitness in Ikorodu – Guardian

Byekwaso blames strikers for KCCA FC loss to Bright Stars – Goal

Wishing You A Stress Free Saturday, Ramadan & Juma’at Kareem To Muslim Ummah. To All NIgerians, #stay safe.

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