Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 1st April


4th death from mango tree: Senior Prefect falls to death trying to pluck fruit for teacher

UNEASY calm  pervaded Akure, the Ondo State capital, weekend, as a senior secondary school, SSS, 3 student, who is the Senior Prefect of Ijo Mimo High School, Temitayo Oluwole, reportedly fell from a mango tree and died.


NNPC, Oil Marketers Strengthen Partnership on Petrol Supply

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) disclosed yesterday that has strengthened its partnership with oil marketers under the umbrella of Major Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) to ensure seamless supply of petroleum products across the country.

The Sun

Tax holiday: Appeal Court dismisses NLNG’s case against NIMASA

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, last week set aside the judgement of the Federal High Court, which had exempted the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) from levies payable to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) under the NIMASA Act, Cabotage Act, Marine Environment (Sea Protection Levy) Regulations, and other laws of the federation. The Appeal Court based its ruling on the fact that NIMASA, the country’s maritime regulatory agency, was not given fair hearing at the lower court.


Gbajabiamila affirms bid for speaker, APC group kicks

About a hundred members of the House of Representatives from across party lines yesterday rallied support for Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila who for the second time is attempting to become speaker.


“JTF Operations Increases Oil Production Output To 2m Barrel Per Day”

Authorities of the Joint Task Force (JTF) code named Operation Delta Safe, a special security outfit, fighting criminalities in the Niger Delta region, weekend disclosed that some of its operations led to a huge increase of daily oil production from 900bpd to over two million currently being explored in the region.

The Nation

Governors push for Lawan in race for Senate President

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have begun the battle to smoothen Senator Ahmad Lawan’s road to the Senate presidency.


Senate Presidency: I’m Ready To Work With All Senators — Ahmed Lawan, Senate Majority Leader

Senator Ahmed Lawan is the Majority Leader of the outgoing 8th Senate. By June he would become the longest serving member of the National Assembly, having served two terms in the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2007 after which he was elected to the Senate.



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