​​News Headlines May 6, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​News Headlines May 6, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Buhari’s health status: CSOs, lawyers, others give FG ultimatum
N13bn: NIA DG’s wife paid $1.6m cash for Ikoyi flat –EFCC
E-passport booklets: Scarcity to persist as FG, vendor disagree on pricing
Mass rape: Four students arrested for assaulting Lagos schoolgirls in broad daylight
OGBC staff threaten strike over unpaid salaries, others
Oyo orders removal of 200 illegal structures on waterways
Customs officer on routine check escapes death in A’Ibom
We’ll resist rejection of oil firms’ relocation to N’Delta –Ijaw youths
NSCDC secures conviction of four oil thieves in Edo
Murder: Bayelsa community protests police arrest of six indigenes
We’ll sanction operatives who shot doctor’s car –NSCDC
Suspect accuses police of torture, theft during invasion of home
Unemployment: Edo to engage youths in 3,000km concrete road construction
CBN’s new forex policy boosting manufacturing, says MAN
Shipping, viable option for economic diversification – NIMASA
Lagos pays N78.5bn into workers’ retirement savings accounts
CBN boosts forex supply with $389m
Nuclear energy: IAEA, Rosatom to assist Nigeria, others
Anger over 2017 budget delay
Edo IDPs get relief materials, support from FG
Poor governance responsible for corruption in Africa – Do
Fulani herdsmen have taken over 12 LGs in Benue – Gov
Security agencies foil bloodshed in Plateau PDP secretariat
Kogi Court remands B’Haram suspect in prison
Seven killed in Borno suicide attack
Nasarawa varsity dismisses 113 students over fake results
North-East: UNDP budgets $4m for 2017
Presidency orders opening of maritime varsity
10 infants undergo open heart surgery at UNTH
Cameramen restricted in Senate for security reasons –Saraki
EFCC slams judiciary, prison officials for releasing convicted ex-gov
PDP women urge Sheriff, Makarfi to accept S’ Court verdict
Yar’Adua promoted equity in governance –Jonathan
Mass rape: Four students arrested for assaulting Lagos schoolgirls in broad daylight
Mercy Aigbe, husband in war of words as divorce gets messier
Women need twice the efforts of men to succeed in business –Adama Salihu
Anthony Joshua dazzles with jaw-dropping Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic
EFCC slams judiciary, prison officials for releasing convicted ex-gov
Joshua’s triumph has inspired us – Sagamu youths
Police arraign four for stealing generator in Imo
NSCDC secures conviction of four oil thieves in Edo
Murder: Bayelsa community protests police arrest of six indigenes
Man, 40, nabbed in attempted rape of 12-year-old girl
Court bans man from contact with wife for one year
Police arrest 66 armed robbery suspects, recover 38 guns in Kwara
My bus driver husband drinks like fish, beats me like animal – Teacher
Gunmen hijack N10m, kill inspector, shoot Chinese man
Politicising President Buhari’s health
World Bank set to support EFCC in facilities, capacity building
APC has no factions in Cross River – ChairmanCBN boosts forex supply with $389m
Nuclear energy: IAEA, Rosatom to assist Nigeria, others
I wonder why a man I loved is hellbent on destroying me —Mercy Aigbe
NYSC corps members ‘pop the question’ on POP day
RCCG’s Assistant GO dies nine months into tenure
Nigerian lawmakers most dishonourable in the world -Gen. Akinrinade
I once rejected N900m bribe from a suspect –Ogunsakin, ex-Police AIG
We warned govt, principal of epidemic, no one listened –Ajose, President, QCOGA
How my parents’ separation has helped my marriage –Kaffy
It is lawlessness, criminal to cover vehicle number plate –Oyeyemi, FRSC boss
Dalung dissolves national sports federations
Messi wins FIFA appeal
Okagbare loses in Doha
Day Sagamu’s town-criers returned for Anthony Joshua
Milo b’ball: Abuja, Adamawa win Central Conference
I got funny genes from my parents –Comedian Aphricanape
The honourable route
Female drummer allegedly battered by husband of six months
I knew first class would be great reward for my mum –Oredola, Covenant University Mass Comm first class graduate
Again, public school pupils shine in Chemistry competition
NIBF to address challenges in book industry
LASG fetes pupils with folklore, quiz
From make believe to reality: Entertainers who found love on movie set
The kind of man I want –Toyin Aimakhu
How I starred Liz Benson in movie about lesbianism –Onu
Five thrilling hours in church of the deaf
After PUNCH report, Lagos school sacks six teachers for extortion
Seven reasons to expose your kids to modern technologies
How to deal with low self esteem
Three best sex positions for man and woman
Six things men wish women knew about sex
You can catch sexually transmitted diseases from your man’s beard!

The Nation

EFCC seeks total forfeiture of $43m as court’s deadline expires
Mercy Aigbe replies hubby on mental illness allegation
DAWN boss Famakinwa buried in Lagos
Buhari attends Jumat in first public appearance after two weeks
Caught in the vortex of a dirty war
Dogara settles patients’ N3.76m bills at ATBTH
Boko Haram: Catholic bishop commends Borno governor for rebuilding churches
200,000 jobs coming as NCAC, BoI sign MoU
UNEP tasks Africa on green energy investments
Edo Govt. to build clinics, crèches in markets
Maritime varsity takes off in October – Okowa
Applying Alaibe’s recommendations for devt of Niger Delta
Workers protest against non-payment of salaries in Fedpoly zamfara
Police parade pastor caught with human head
Niger Delta University: Students lament hike in fees
Ac Milan tackles Roma on Startimes
FG dissolves National Sports Federations
Ifeanyi Ubah to buy Spanish, Israeli club – official
2015 election: Beyond Buhari’s victory
Benefits of Jalingo town hall meeting
Father of quintuplet receives key to three-bedroom bungalow
2019: Why Buhari’s second term must stick
Adegboruwa’s vision of hell
Ronaldo: The aging maestro still at his prolific best
17 ships discharging petroleum products, other commodities in Lagos


Dalung Dissolves Sports Federations Boards
President Buhari’s Health: Time To Stop Wondering And Wandering
I’ve Got Room To Get Even Better- Anthony Joshua
Agatu Crisis: Why We Outlawed Open Grazing In Benue State — Ortom
Why Obasanjo Lives On
2019 AFCON Qualifier: South Africa Not Inferior To Nigeria — Baxter
Police Arrest ‘Pastor’ With Human Skull In Ibadan
Until We Develop Power, Transportation, Agric, Sustainable Growth Is Difficult — Alade
Kogi Community Seeks Resuscitation Of Hospital
OPEC Extension Falls Apart At The Seams?
Still On East–West Handshake
LASG Denies Involvement In Demolition Of Sabo Market In Ikorodu
Breaking: Buhari prays at Aso Villa Mosque
Insecurity making Nigeria unworkable – Cardinal Okogie
Car dealers set Customs’ vehicle ablaze in Kaduna
30 years after: Awo’s disciples gather in Oyo, Ogun; call for restructuring
Peace in Southern Kaduna, peace in Nigeria— CAN
Harassment, intimidation of lawmakers:Senate to invoke legislative powers to deal with further acts
2017 Budget delay: FG to run on 25% of recurrent provisions
FG, IOCs disagree over $10bn crude overlift
Reps move to curb scarcity of passport booklets
False declaration of assets: I’ve no case to answer, Saraki tells CCT
Dalung dissolves sports federations boards
I’ve got room to get even better- Anthony Joshua
2019 AFCON Qualifier: South Africa not inferior to Nigeria — Baxter
Okocha, Babayaro lead Nigeria to London
UEFA plans change to penalty shootouts format
CLARK TO OBJ: You did nothing to stop Boko Haram as President
Day Ikemba Ojukwu threatened to slap Peter Obi
LG POLLS: Sheriff-Makarfi crisis mars PDP’s preparations in Lagos
Enemies’ve planted thorns in our party — Adeyeye, Makarfi PDP
Updated: Defence, Army Chiefs, Finance Minister meet in Aso Rock
Let’s talk about sex and sexuality (1)
Dumped hubby tries to come back to his mistress
How Nagee, Joss Stone, others set Runway Jazz Fest 2017 alight
Nigerian singer,Appyday battles for ‘Norway’s Got Talent’ TV show prize
Zeb Ejiro finally plans to delve into politics
N200 million up for grabs in new reality TV show ‘The Labour Room’
Asa’s masterclass thrills Lagos

The Guardian

At last, Buhari appears in public
Toyin Saraki: There needs to be a change on what spaces a woman cannot occupy
Service chiefs, others meet in Aso Rock over Boko Haram
Illegal fertiliser factory sealed up in Kaduna
Edo IDPs receive relief materials, support from FG
Army bans commercial transportation, sale of fish in Borno
We are not recruiting for now, says NNPC
Edo first lady, FIDA plan advocacy for women, kids
Police parade pastor allegedly caught with human head
Okumagba is not chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, says Ladipo
Messi wins appeal as FIFA wipes ban
Babayaro, Okocha return to Nigeria’s squad
Abdulraham, Olatunji win third PSPAN squash championships
Dortmund, Hoffenheim clash tops startimes’ live broadcast of Bundesliga matches
My question is this…
The expose
Metrowoman entrepreneur of the week
Women development and poverty reduction in Lagos
#GoDigital4free rounds off session 2 training
Anthony Joshua: Rejected ‘Stone’ has now become the head of a corner!
ACE don harps on entrepreneurship education
For Olubunmi, there’s ability in disability
Ayetoro kingship crisis: Call prophet to order, warring faction urges Ondo government
Lagos government denies demolishing Sabo market
Rose of Sharon Foundation equips youths with skills for self-reliance

The Sun

Buhari’s health: Northern leaders accuse APC chiefs, associates of scheming to be VP
Ikoyigate: Osinbajo panel may free NIA DG
Group urges FG to investigate alleged death threat on Wike
I saw hell as Western region gov – Admiral Akin Aduwo
Why I was removed after 30 days in office Ooni of Ife warned me not to handover Yoruba heritage to FG
Lagos GDP hits $136b –Ambode
12 Benue LGAs under herdsmen’s siege –Ortom
 No group has monopoly of violence –CAN Nnamdi Kanu’s father’s bombshell: SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS HAVE FAILED NDIGBO
Why I’m at war with Gov Abubakar–Dogara
Restructuring in north’s interest –Ohakim
Sex, music and I –Stephanie Otobo
‘I want a man I can handle’
At times, I feel I’m not humble enough –Chinwe Ezenwa, manufacturer
‘My bags have put Nigeria on global fashion map’     ‘How war trauma propelled me to success’
Financial infidelity
Are house girls now better than wives?
Makarfi camp making PDP reconciliation impossible –Gulak
EDITORIAL: Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight champion

Daily Trust

NNPC not recruiting
FG dissolves National Sports Federations boards
Presidency orders opening of maritime varsity in Niger Delta
Commercial drivers decry disparities in taxation in FCT
LG polls: Labour Party threatens to sue LASIEC over nomination fee
Maritime varsity takes off in October – Okowa
Expect good news soon, Minister tells Nigeria Airways retirees
Meningitis: Tambuwal meets traditional rulers, council chairs, others as death toll hits 230
Calls for Buhari’s resignation insensitive – Okupe
APC has no factions in Cross River – Chairman
Why Kaduna bizman was detained after Customs van was set ablaze
Kyari meets service chiefs over B/Haram
Buhari attends juma’at service at Aso Rock Villa
I would have been a politician – Cardinal Onaiyekan
Baby rape victim responding to treatment in Kano
Is NBA in crisis?
Market stabilisation N380/$1 delights Buhari – Emefiele
‘Big men’ arrested under Buhari
IDPs in Lake Chad Basin get $53m lifeline from Japan
I’m not on suspension – State House Permanent Secretary
WHO approves 2 hospitals for disease watch
Judd-Leonard Okafor  National Open University
LG polls: Labour Party threatens to sue LASIEC over nomination fee
Disquiet over sports federations elections
Wahid Oshodi: Gov’t should invest more in table tennis
Joshua changed boxing with Klitschko victory – Tyson
Inside Kaduna’s 21st century amusement park
How Kano fish seller spent over 50 years plying trade
Auto crash kills 7 on Kubwa highway
Woman crushed 4 days to her wedding in Abaji
The president and his handlers
Coming to terms with President’s illness
Re: A raid gone awry
Buhari absent at FEC but present in governance
Editorial: State House’s high handed action
Unplugging the potentials of neem tree
The Reporter’s View: Public water samples show harmful germs
Pollution: Oil firms flared N551bn gas from 2015


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