Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 20th April, 2019


Alleged students’ torture: Why we’ve not appeared before Reps C’ttee — Madonna varsity

THE authorities of Madonna University, Nigeria, have said they were yet to make an appearance before the House of Representatives because the matter involving its two former students that informed the invitation by the House was before a competent court of law.

The Sun

N200m allegation: ADP accuses Okoroma of trying to sell the party to APC

Action Democratic Party (ADP) has faulted its estranged Director General of YY Sani Presidential Campaign Organisation, Dr James Okoroma, who had claimed that the party realised over N200 million from the sales of nomination forms and contributions from party members.


Ibadan agog for ABU title fight at GOtv Boxing Night 18

Boxing fans in Ibadan and its environs are gripped with excitement, as the GOtv Boxing Night 18 approaches. The show, slated to hold tomorrow at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, will see the city host the African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title bout featuring Nigeria’s Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph against Ghana’s Success “Brave Warrior” Tetteh.


CRIMEPolice Apprehend Kidnappers Of Fire Service Director

Two suspects, allegedly involved in the recent kidnap of Lagos State Fire Service Director, Mr Rasaki Musibau, and six others have confessed to collecting N5 million ransom before releasing them.

The Nation

GUCHI: Abuja showed me love but Lagos is better

Waiting for seven years before coming out with her debut single, ‘No Be Jazz’, Guchi looks at taking on the Nigerian music scene. JOE AGBRO JR met her and she reveals how she started out, what she is bringing to the scene and how she wants to go about it.

Daily Trust

Inconclusive elections, reversals: INEC’s ‘unending’ headache

There have been inconclusive elections and reversals by INEC in the 2019 general elections. However, inconclusive elections have been a recurring decimal in Nigeria’s election history.


Parents Speak Of Mystery Of Identical Girls Reunited 19 Years Later

Richard Olukhakha and Rosemary Onyango, parents of Melon Lutenyo and Mevies Imbaya, whom they have raised separately, say their world was turned upside down upon discovering a teenager who looked exactly like one of their daughters.



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