SOME NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 30/04/2021

Punch
Geidam under terrorists’ control, occupying farmlands, propagating Jihad – Residents

Senate summons finance minister, Attahiru on N199bn anti-terror fund spending

Issue passports to applicants within 72 hours, Reps tell NIS

Name Akure airport after Agagu, Reps urge FG

Abe defends Sylva over alleged $650m oil scam cover-up

FG declares Monday public holiday for Workers Day

COVID-19: No direct flight with India, says NCAA

India: Experts warn of looming danger, US directs citizens to leave

Repentant Boko Haram fighters may be denied US visa – Ex-envoy

Govt should deal with terrorists killing Fulani herders in South-East –Miyetti Allah

Airtel Africa appoints Olusegun Ogunsanya as CEO

Only Kano anti-corruption agency working like EFCC, ICPC – Ganduje

Don’t be lenient with bandits, Matawalle tells judges

Rivers declares state wide curfew to curb rising insecurity

Embattled Niger communities negotiate with Boko Haram, N20m levy agreed

Ogoni women farmers lament farm destruction by herdsmen

Woman collapses in church while fasting, dies in Lagos hospital

Gunmen kidnap two in Plateau missionary school, one rescued

Community excited as FG verifies ancient grave in Kogi

Painter impersonates Oba Elegushi, defrauds Facebook lover of N51m

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation
Killings: Buhari sad, disappointed over Ortom’s attacks

Osinbajo: We’re working to prioritise investment in agriculture

Senate quizzes Minister over N32.4bn COVID-19 palliative fund

Reps increase Customs’ revenue target to N1.6tr

CBN sacks First Bank directors, reinstates Adeduntan as MD/CEO

JUSUN resumes duty in Lagos

PenCom orders recap, raises PFAs shareholders fund to N5b

Falana: compel NNPC to account for N94tr unremitted funds

NSITF holds COVID-19 awareness walk

NDE trains 32 unemployed youths in Ekiti

NCC seeks increased reading culture

LCCI to Fed Govt: expunge security from exclusive list

NCDMB: no to 100 per cent local content

Nigerian Idol: 17 talents make next round as theatre week begins

Audiomack partners MTN to stream music to 76m subscribers

Lagos East: APC’s Abiru defeats PDP’s Gbadamosi at Appeal Court

Nigeria on life support, says Wike

Alleged defilement: No plan to release Baba Ijesha – Police

Lagos to pilot health friendly bike share scheme

Facebook showcases Nigerian, Ghanaian creators

Ikorodu Bois appear on Times Square billboard in New York

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Vanguard
Nigeria priortising innovation, technology investments in agriculture — Osinbajo

Reps give Immigration Service 72 hours to issue international passports to owners

COAS confirms attacks on troops by Boko Haram in Mainok, other formations in recent weeks

CBN’s MPC members in policy dilemma over growth, inflation

FG to inaugurate Digital Switch Over in 13 states this year– Lai Mohammed

FG committed to solving housing deficit – Fashola

Nigeria, 6 others account for 65% global gas flaring — World Bank

New record of 379,000 daily coronavirus cases in India

German vaccine campaign gets boost as 1 million jabbed in one day

Shell pipelines spill 4,309 barrels of crude in H2’20

PDP NEC passes vote of confidence on Secondus

NDDC Forensic Audit: We’re currently being fooled ― Okowa

JUSUN strike: Edo Judiciary suspends Mondays’ sittings

Lagos generates 14,000 metric tonnes waste daily — Commissioner

Benue receives UNESCO Certificate of Inscription of Kwagh-Hir theater

World Malaria Day: Godrej Nigeria holds clean-up exercise in Oyingbo

Insecurity: Impeach Buhari if he fails to resign, Mbaka tells National Assembly

(www.vanguardngr.com)

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