NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY 3RD APRIL 2021

 

*THE NATION*

Police rescue abducted Village Head, 7 others in Ebonyi, Ogun

Amaechi stirs fresh controversy in Rivers APC

Youth surge without employment can increase violence, says Interfaith forum

Emulate Christs virtues, commissioner urges residents

Eight NGOs benefit from N303m grant

Insecurity: Police in massive men deployment for Easter

We never discussed Caretaker Committee tenure extension APC State Chairmen

Ananse launches e-commerce platform for African designers

Gbajabiamila, Ghanas new speaker seek improved parliamentary relations

Boko Haram, Air Force differ on missing fighter plane

30,000 bandits terrorising my state, says Gov Matawalle

Ngige to striking doctors: Well invoke no work, no pay rule

Alleged N900m fraud: ICPC extends probe to ex-JAMB Registrars children

Sunday Igboho declines IGPs invitation via letter

Train crash kills 50 in Taiwans deadliest rail tragedy in decades

On the Igbo Presidency Project (1)

APC: A thorny road to national convention

We never discussed Caretaker Committee tenure extension APC chairmen

Ebenezer Obey clocks 79

Don Jazzy urges fans to support Nigerian celebs on social media

A1 Joda releases Olanlesi visual

Upcoming rapper plans to flee Nigeria over insecurity

Moyo Lawal: Fans want to see me in porn industry

Davido, Chioma and other women

Stan Nze: I saw Ramsey Nouah as a movie god

Dbanj advocates use of intellectual property as collateral for bank loans

Sanusi, FIRS boss to speak at ICAN conference

BUA Cement nets N72.3b profit as turnover rises to N209.4b

Shooting of agent: NCS, ANLCA broker peace

How CTN ll reduce banditry

Wike The Humorist: Another View

Leadership, the elite and Nigerias democracy

*VANGUARD*

Happy Easter; be security conscious!

Gbajabiamila, Ghana’s speaker move to end trade disputes, others

Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy ‘ Orji Kalu

More Igbohos, Nnamdi Kanus coming if”, as Ohanaeze, Adebanjo, others react to killings

Zulum misses Boko Haram ambush, as terrorists attack Borno Relief Committee officials

No office is worth blood of chicken ‘ Soludo

NSF 2020: Bayelsa storms Edo with over 400 athletes

Why your ‘Oga’ is hiding styles from you and what you can do about it

Fashola, before UK tourists

Youths and mentorship

Brazil, Zambia and echoes of a $1.5bn Nigerian repair

Meddlesome international do-gooders in Nigeria

UCH resident doctors lost 17 colleagues to COVID-19, join nationwide strike ‘ president

Nasarawa NARD chapter joins nationwide strike, paralyses medical activities

*THISDAY*

Nigerians Yet to Feel Impacts of Buharis Campaign Promises

Ansar-Ud-Deen Old Students Harp on Healthy Living

Al-Makura: A Prophet with Honour among His People

25 Years Ago, Ovation International was Born in London

Wilfred Ndidi A Rising Profile

Nigeria Breweries Announces Return of Star Live Arena for Football Fans

Man City Seek Revenge against Leicester

Olanrewaju Kayode Eyeing Super Eagles Return

Vietnamese-Nigeria Striker Bemoans League Ban

Iheanacho Wins Premiership Player of the Month

Ibrahimovic Brought Back Winning Mentality to AC Milan

Niger Athletes in High Spirit as Team Depart for Edo 2020

AFCON 2021 to Kick-off Jan 9 in Cameroon

Cashew Nut Reduces High Blood Pressure, Says Expert

*DAILY TIMES*

Artifacts Rescuers Association of Nigeria holds AGM, elects exco

CCT Chairman Umar, a victim of frustration Group

POFAN, Bakers partner to begin potato bread production

Crude oil, mineral discovery causing killings in Effium Ebonyi AESID

INEC Refuse Mandatory Use Of NIN For Voters Registration

NIN-SIM linkage extended by one month FG

Buhari promises Nigeria will soon overcome insecurity, others

FG blames governors for high cost of data

SWest PDP voids suspension of LG chairman, eight others

Medical trip: Omokri criticises Buhari, reveals why London protest was not disrupted

EFCC should resist political manipulation, Atiku reacts to acquittal of Dokpesi

Makinde hails PDP leadership over south-west zonal congress

Politicise Adamawa tradl institution is not good for peace sake, Dan Maje tells Gov Fintiri

Oyo LG election: OYSIEC urges parties to intensify preparations

Killings, Missing of Community leaders as Fulani, Atyap clashes in S/Kaduna

Covid 19 Not Totally Tamed Says Niger Government

Visual artist, Folashade Olukoya sues for peace, love at Easter

Edo 2020: Every gold medal attracts N1m Gov. Okowa

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Glo-sponsored CNN African Voices features two Nigerian change makers

MTN Foundation Sponsors Tony Wants to Marry Drive-In Theatre Performance

Benin Bronze and Restitution, the journey thus far

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

Why we want drug test for politicians, students, workers, by Marwa

NAF confirms crash of Alpha Jet, as 2 pilots feared dead

FG already paid N9.2bn for doctors’ insurance -Ngige

Ezeife calls for regional security

EASTER CELEBRATION: IGP orders adequate personnel deployment

Buhari’s failure to handover to Osinbajo violates Constitution ‘Lawyers

Generals, others disagree on calls for secession

Dokpesi’s acquittal shows lopsidedness in anti-corruption war ‘Atiku

FG extends NIN-SIM linkage by one month

Kalu preaches love, unity

Nigeria will only move forward when North is ready ‘Kayode Salako

Success in football management helped me to forget 1998 World Cup miss ‘Patrick Pascal

Poor football administration limits Eagles ‘Reminisce

Battle at the Cathedral as Rangers host Enyimba

Akwa Utd back in Lagos after breaking Agege jinx

LG elections must hold in Lagos, we will not accept caretaker committees ‘Ganiu Taofeek, Lagos PDP Publicity Secretary

400 players jostle for N10m at Gov Diri Scrabble C’ship

Beach Soccer league kicks off in Lagos April 3rd

Taribo, Ikpeba to Month award grace My Anambra Super 8 final

Thanks Onuachu for exposing the deficiency of Rohr

Two Plateau United players involved in accident

*BLUE PRINT*

Premier League week 30 preview: Arsenal, Liverpool headline weekend fixtures as players return from break

Dare empowers artisans with cash, tailoring equipment

Still on pedestrians’ madness

Nigerians, divided by religion, united by religion

My vision ‘ll re-build Nigerian Army to a formidable force-COAS

VIDEO: Nigerians in London, protest against Buhari’s medical trip

Femi Osofisan speaks on ANA’s 40th anniversary

Amnesty for Boko Haram, herders’ll end insurgency ‘ Prophet Nwachukwu

Missing jet: NAF dismisses Boko Haram video

Dokpesi: EFCC should resist political manipulation ‘ Atiku

Easter: Gombe gov tasks Christians on unity, peace, tolerance

NEPZA, IFC seek FEC’s buy-in on medical SEZs establishment

Leave Calabar within 7 days, group orders Eze Ndigbo

N2.4bn Minna roads ready soon, Governor Bello assures

NUC lauds Niger varsity on quality undergraduate programmes

Kano, fountain of peace, stability ‘ Ganduje

2,619 killed, 1,190 kidnapped, N970m ransom paid in 8 yrs ‘ Gov Matawalle

AstraZeneca: After vaccinating over 18 million, UK records 30 blood clotting cases

Bazoum sworn in as Niger Republic President after aborted coup

N159bn ‘judgment debts’: Group wants Buhari to investigate Malami, others

Edo 2020: Win gold, get N1m, Okowa promises team

Insecurity: Bauchi Assembly speaker urges support for govt

Police rescue kidnapped village head, 3 others in Ebonyi

Easter: Be ruthless with criminals, IGP orders AIGs, CPs

6m Nigerians die from preventable tobacco diseases ‘ CSEA

Ex-Zamfara lawmaker in court for N3m fraud

Sen. Adeola urges prayer for national peace, security

Akwa Ibom FRSC deploys 687 personnel, warns drivers on over-speeding

*THE SUN*

Those fighting for Biafra, Oduduwa Republic are irritants ‘Tanko Yakassai

Major Nzeogwu’s elder brother, Pa Mark’s last interview: ‘If my brother had known that the first military coup would lead to civil war, he’d not have staged it

Pastors against COVID-19 vaccine are ignorant ‘ Prophet Nwachukwu, Snr. pastor, rhema

Banditry, kidnapping, self-inflicted problems ‘Umealo

2023: Igbo Presidency realisable -Udeme

Iheanacho wins Premier League for March

Copa del Rey Final, Bundesliga, La Liga Live on StarTimes this Easter holiday

Guardiola: Iheanacho’s ‘incredible

Edo 2020: Win 1 gold medal, receive N1m, Okowa promises Delta athletes

La Liga, Serie A games live on GOtv Max

Enyimba welcomes Iwuala, Noble ahead CAF CC tie with ES Setif

Owa Obokun to flag off Ijesha Grand Marathon

NSF: Edo athletes demands motivation from Obaseki

Super League: Kwara Utd, Hellenic see victories on match day 1

ICPC drags 3 UNN staff to court for altering student’s academic records

Customs arrests 6 suspects with marijuana worth N661m from Ghana

Weve more projects in Kalabari devoid of politics Wike

Missing NAF aircraft might have crashed, says official

Northern govs call for collective action against insecurity at Easter

Anguish as soldiers kill five wedding guests in Taraba

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Land dispute: Ogun royal family urges police to enforce judgment

Otti, others advise Abia youths on vision, goal

Osun gives stimulus packages to residents

LAP condemns attack on Soludo, killing of policemen in Anambra

Constituents hail Kalu over 19 road projects in Abia North

Olawepo-Hashin to Nigerians: Reflect on the priceless sacrifice of Christ

Obasanjo to Aig-Imoukhuede: You must’ve stepped on some toes

Signs you change too much for romantic partners

In whose interest is Bakare’s psychological war against the Igbo

Touch not my anointed

Memo to Transport Minister: The president is right on SGR for Eastern railway

United by greed

How gossip, rumours nearly ruined our marriage Elder and Rev (Mrs) Nwosu

Enugwu-Agidi: Unending trouble in Anambra community

Imo kidnap kingpins: How we abducted bishop, lawyer, other victims

Inspiring story of Anambras first female councillor: My life as an achiever, from local to international scene Lolo Uzoamaka Ezeofor

The concession of federal highways

Maj stages comeback with Sweet Rocket

Tall men with good smell turn me on Zinab Bakare, actress

Film producers are only interested in my pants Igbojionu Nancy

After 3 kids, I am still hot!

My ordeal in the hands of hackers Hodo Ebun

Actress Iyabo Ojo, others champion #CelebrateEaster on Tiktok

*GUARDIAN*

Banned ‘blasphemer’ Buffon misses Juve’s Easter parade

Easter: APC charges Nigerians to pray for Nation’s leaders

Why E-voting may not be achieved in Anambra Guber poll, by INEC

Southwest’s peace initiatives amid pervasive national insecurity

Easter: Prices of perishables soar in Lagos markets

Police arrest 4, recover 3 arms, ammunition in Enugu

CAN urges Kogi people to take COVID-19 vaccines

Ronaldo’s armband sold for more than 50,000

Kashimawo Laloko ‘ A teacher, a football coach

Iyaye explains why Rivers will win 20th National Sports Festival

Man City unlikely to buy Aguero replacement this summer

StarTimes promises bumper Easter football fiesta

Verratti to miss Bayern clash after positive virus test

Tuchel tells misfiring Werner to stop worrying

Crunch fortnight leaves creaking Real Madrid little margin for error

Covid fall-out may prevent City replacing Aguero says Guardiola

Solskjaer and Tuchel play down Haaland talk

Subscribers to bear the brunt as South Africa’s MTN dares banks, fintechs

TWYI partners Oracle Academy, others to train undergraduates on app creation

FG extends NIN-SIM linkage by one month

*TRIBUNE*

Nigeria records 66 new COVID-19 infections, total now 163,063

Missing jet: NAF dismisses Boko Haram video as false

Can you safely play indoor sports during the pandemic

Umar’s ‘BIAFRAN Boys’ dig part of Nigeria’s unofficial Igbophobia

I got N9,000 for using mother, son’s heads for money ritual ‘Suspect

NNPC’s flag on the ruins of Abule Ado

Pregnant women’s choice of food is hormonal ‘Experts

Being pregnant during my exam was not easy ‘Bassey Colette Offiong, UNICAL’s Linguistics and Nigerian Languages first ever First Class student

The quintessential Gen. Oladipo Diya @ 77

Re: The hijab diversion

The significance of Easter to us

Social etiquette for online chatroom and social media

It’s never too late to learn, says 50-year-old Kwara school pupil

CallyAir plane departs Ostrava Mosnov, Czechia airport for Lagos

*SPORTS*

400 players jostle for N10m at Gov Diri Scrabble C’ship – New Telegraph

5-Star SG Prospect Trevor Keels Commits to Duke over Virginia, Villanova – Bleacher Report

Aaron Rodgers Reiterates Packers Future Isn’t in His Control Amid Contract Talks – Bleacher Report

AFCON 2021 to Kick-off Jan 9 in Cameroon – Thisday

Against my will, they put me next to Messi’ – Olmo reveals how he tried to refuse a picture with the Barcelona star – Goal

Aguero would be a coup for Barca’ – Man City star might help persuade Messi to stay at Camp Nou, says Rivaldo – Goal

Akwa Utd back in Lagos after breaking Agege jinx – New Telegraph

ANA Inspiration: Georgia Hall contends as Moriya Jutanugarn leads – BBC

Ancelotti: Gbamin in contention for Crystal Palace game – Goal

Arsenal face series of shootouts for their future at the top level – Yahoo

Arsenal Plot Bid For RB Leipzig’s Nkunku – Daily Independent

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Astro set to go big for Euro 2020 with complete 4K offering and more – Goal

Australian Olympian and his brother found guilty in $152 million cocaine plot – CNN

Banned ‘blasphemer’ Buffon misses Juve’s Easter parade – Guardian

Battle at the Cathedral as Rangers host Enyimba – New Telegraph

Beach Soccer league kicks off in Lagos April 3rd – New Telegraph

Brendan Rodgers keen for Leicester to agree new contract with Kelechi Iheanacho – Yahoo

Brendan Rodgers plots Leicester route to double over Manchester City – Yahoo

Can you safely play indoor sports during the pandemic – Tribune

Celtics’ Jaylen Brown Ruled out vs. Rockets with Knee Injury – Bleacher Report

Copa del Rey Final, Bundesliga, La Liga Live on StarTimes this Easter holiday – The Sun

Covid fall-out may prevent City replacing Aguero says Guardiola – Guardian

Crunch fortnight leaves creaking Real Madrid little margin for error – Guardian

Deshaun Watson Criminal Complaint Investigated by Houston PD Amid Lawsuits – Bleacher Report

Do or die for Zamalek in CAF Champions League – African Football

Draymond Green Ruled out for Warriors vs. Raptors with Finger Injury – Bleacher Report

Edo 2020: Every gold medal attracts N1m Gov. Okowa – Daily Times

Edo 2020: Win 1 gold medal, receive N1m, Okowa promises Delta athletes – The Sun

Edo 2021: Okowa promises Delta athletes N1m for every gold medal won – The Cable

Ejaria Nets First Goal In Five Months As Promotion-Chasing Reading Hold Barnsley Away – Complete Sports

Ejaria scores as Reading hold Barnsley – Goal

Enyimba welcomes Iwuala, Noble ahead CAF CC tie with ES Setif – The Sun

EXCLUSIVE: Iheanacho: I’ll Prove Myself In My First AFCON – Complete Sports

Extreme E: Nico Rosberg says sport must have a purpose – BBC

From Manchester United to fruit delivery: David Moyes’ long journey to the East End of London – CNN

Ghana international Ati-Zigi: My friends made me a goalkeeper – Goal

Ghana’s Gyasi ‘shocked’ how Ronaldo remembers him – African Football

Guardiola confident Man City defender Stones will bounce back from England error – Goal

Guardiola Wary Of ‘Incredible’ Iheanacho As Man City Seek Revenge Vs Leicester – Complete Sports

Guardiola: Iheanacho’s ‘incredible – The Sun

Hornets’ Gordon Hayward Ruled out vs. Pacers with Foot Injury – Bleacher Report

I am not suspicious about that’ – Aubameyang’s Arsenal slump not linked to new contract, says Arteta – Goal

I didn’t enjoy playing in defence!’ – Fabinho glad to be back in midfield for Liverpool – Goal

I didn’t understand it’ – Klopp shocked by Southgate’s Alexander-Arnold snub – Goal

I don’t understand it’: Klopp questions Southgate’s Alexander-Arnold snub – Yahoo

Ibrahimovic Brought Back Winning Mentality to AC Milan – Thisday

If we had a transfer ban, I would still be happy at Chelsea’ – Tuchel not desperate for summer overhaul – Goal

Iheanacho becomes 4th Nigerian to be named EPL player of the month – The Cable

Iheanacho wins Premier League for March – The Sun

Iheanacho Wins Premiership Player of the Month – Thisday

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar hospitalized after testing positive for Covid-19 – CNN

Iyaye explains why Rivers will win 20th National Sports Festival – Guardian

Jose Mourinho expecting ‘a different transfer window’ and ‘strange summer’ ahead as Tottenham eye winners – Yahoo

Jose Mourinho happy to speak to Harry Kane about Tottenham future – Yahoo

Jurgen Klopp surprised by Trent Alexander-Arnold’s omission from England squad – Yahoo

Kansas City midfielder LaBonta opens up on ‘unprofessional, hostile, inhumane’ culture with Utah Royals – Goal

Kashimawo Laloko ‘ A teacher, a football coach – Guardian

Kevin Durant apologizes for Michael Rapaport exchange as the Brooklyn Nets stay first in the East – CNN

Kevin Durant: Brooklyn Nets star fined and ‘sorry’ for Michael Rapaport exchange – BBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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