​​​​​News Headlines May 13, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

​​​​​News Headlines May 13, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

FG won’t provide updates on Buhari’s health, treatment –Govt source
Parade rogue NSCDC officials who tortured, robbed us – Victim
Mother of tailor shot dead by Lagos DPO hospitalised
Police recover rifle of missing cop, as family demands
Help me beg govt, I won’t attempt suicide again –Lagos textile dealer
Security guard on N25,000 salary steals N24.4m, threatens boss with whistle-blowing
awkward Moment with Joe El Amadi
Ayo Badmus’s typical DAY
My first…with Daniel Lloyd
Umahi offers scholarships to four Mathematics students
Lagos evicts retired PS, others from homes
N139bn budget: Plateau gov demands strict financial discipline
300 UITH resident doctors threaten monthly strike
Twenty-six private jets, others in Minna for IBB’s daughter’s wedding
Unilorin: 20 dons reject age limit for VC position
24 die in Kebbi auto crash
Kogi govt warns against indiscriminate sand excavation
ASUSS begins indefinite strike in Nasarawa
Senate, Reps to spend N13bn on refreshment, travels, welfare
Anti-graft bills ready for passage soon, Senate panel replies AGF
Dignitaries throng Aso Rock mosque despite Buhari’s absence
Covenant University makes top 10 list in research
Even when thieves raid nearby shops, they dont come near us –Coffin Makers
Five ways to get rid of ants in the kitchen without chemicals
Nigerians can solve most complex issues, says Osinbajo
Fulani herdsmen kill ‘okada’ rider, six farmers in Delta
Buhari, Osinbajo will be together beyond 2023 –Presidential aide
Alleged fraud: Court grants ex-FCT minister, Mohammed, N500m bail
Acting President congratulates ex-IGP Attah at 80
Pandemonium as Naval officer kills two Delta youths
Defiled on arrival: Season of agony for Nigerian infants hunted, raped by perverts
Batshuayi strike wins Chelsea Premier League title
Amazing story of Ajegunle girls who design computer programs
I’m still in shock , soldier wanted my husband dead –Wife of shot judiciary worker
Confed Cup: Rivers seek winning start against Club Africain
Togo announce Eagles friendly in Paris
Neros charge IfeanyiUbah to retain Fed Cup
Reinstate me, ailing monarch begs Okorocha
Court remands company CEO in Anambra for alleged product counterfeiting
Security guard on N25,000 salary steals N24.4m, threatens boss with whistle-blowing
Lassa fever kills corps member in C’ River
Police arrest five for killing ACP in Delta
Court remands company CEO in Anambra for alleged product counterfeiting
As frustrated citizens rise against political elite
Senator makes history as first woman to breastfeed in parliament
INEC inaugurates planning committee for 2019 general elections
Govt bans MDAs from conducting business with unregistered firms
Over 120 S’African companies in Nigeria, says FG
Nigeria’s economy attracts N305bn investment in two months
Power rejection: NERC told to sanction Discos
Fly Mid Africa, Peacock launch Lagos-Banjul flights
La Casera gets new look
If anyone wants to fight me for my governorship ambition, I’m ready –Lasun, Deputy Speaker, House of Reps
I got nickname for always taking extra sheets during exams –Omonini, first class graduate
I once did 15 Caesarean Sections in 24 hours –Ekemode, ex Chairman, Lagos State Hospitals Management Board
Politicians recruit Bayelsa athletes as bodyguards
All you need to know about Japan’s annual penis festival
Presidency, Fayose honour Ekiti pupils
UTME: Candidates, parents decry extra charges, centre allocation
N-Power: Lagos inducts 5,436 teachers
Entries open for Maltina Teacher of the Year
No immoral book in our curriculum – LASG
Why I broke Kenny G’s record –Femi Kuti
I am not happy for Davido –Alleged babymama
My husband’s case is not in my hands –Mercy Aigbe
Glo Music Tour: Phyno, Olamide, Flavour excite fans in Aba
Munachi Abii denies engagement with Lynxxx
Orezi storms Uyo with Legend’s Real Deal
Scientists query Igbo ways of measuring penis length
Painkillers could cause heart attack within one week of use –Doctors
Amazing story of Ajegunle girls who design computer programs
Italy sanctions WhatsApp over Facebook data sharing
Six reasons why Ponzi schemes thrive despite risks
Five ways to make money on Twitter
Eight ways to reduce radiation when using smartphone
Buhari and the limits of endurance
Every nation gets the kind of president it deserves
Macron and Nigerian youths’ leadership bid
Time to wake up and save Nigeria
Fresh Ebola outbreak kills three in DR Congo
FG bars Chibok girls from sharing experiences with parents
I’ve forgiven my detractors, says Ikpeazu as S’Court affirms election



We’ll Soon Tackle Challenges Confronting Police,

10 Hours of Laughter , 1000 VVIPs, 35 Private Jets, Tons of Bi – partisan Goodwill in Minna

Obiozor : We Must Reform , Restructure or Perish Idea of One Nigeria

FG Pumps $ 500 m into NSIA as Osinbajo Inaugurates New Board

Supreme Court Upholds Nomination , Election of Ikpeazu as Abia Governor

John Ogu; Striving for Super Eagles Regular Shirt

All Eyes on Cheprot as 5th Okpekpe Race Holds Today

Four Killed in Suicide Attack on Varsity

Threat by Freed Boko Haram Terrorist Mere Propaganda, Says Army

10 Hours of Laughter, 1000 VVIPs, 35 Private Jets, Tons…

Obiozor: We Must Reform, Restructure or Perish Idea of One Nigeria

FG Pumps $500m into NSIA as Osinbajo Inaugurates New Board

Supreme Court Upholds Nomination, Election of Ikpeazu as Abia Governor

Second Abuja Runway, Other Projects Led to Increase in 2017 Budget, Says Senate

3 Die as WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in Republic of Congo

Herdsmen on Rampage in Delta, Kill 4 in Ndokwa

Police Special Squad Gun Down Suspected Killers of Delta Area Commander

NEMA Calls for Emergency Preparedness

Tension as Navy Kills Warri Boys

Court Admits Former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed to N500m Bail

Bayelsa Placates Striking Teachers

Ambode to Boost Schools’ Security with 3000 Commissionaires

Anti-Corruption Bills Ready for Passage Soon, Says Senate Committee Chair

Leke Alder Tackles Branding Question for Start-ups

Edo Govt. to Develop World Class Traffic System

Fidelis Anosike: The New, Revived Daily Times is Going to be News From the…

Adewole Favours Locally Manufactured Drugs, Calls for Investment in Health Sector

N11b Fuel Theft: DSS Fails to Produce Ubah, Files Objection

Amaechi to Chair IoD Forum

Oando Share Price Reaches Two Year High

Roy Ilegbodu: How We Saved Arik from Crashing

Nigeria’s Auto Industry to Import Less than 10,000 Vehicles in 2017,…

Ford Partners Riders for Health to Improve Healthcare in Nigeria

Ex-PDP Stalwarts Jostle for Anambra APC Guber Ticket

No Plot by APC to Foist One-Party State on Nigeria, Says Oyegun Politics

Mercy Aigbe, Lanre Gentry: Another Look at Domestic Violence

OGECHI SHIRLEY IGWE: My Transition from Modelling to Acting and Producing

Ebiye Imeobong: I Kill Depression, Reduce Crime with Jokes

Ado Alhassan Donguwa: Though I Made First Class, I Wish I Have Second and…

Nutritionists List Health Benefits of Fruit Juices

St. Finbarrs, Jubril Martins Book GTBank Masters Cup Semis

Principal’s Cup: A Great Revival in Delta State


The Nation

How Antonio Conte Transformed Chelsea and Won the Title
Paris Club loot: Governor agrees to refund $2.5m
30 aircraft storm Minna for IBB’s daughter’s wedding
Senators, Reps under fire over N125bn ‘jumbo’ budget
Ikpeazu dedicates Supreme Court victory to Abians
Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo
Boxing king Joshua touched by Ooni’s letter
Killings: Security agencies are closing in on wanted militant Ghana, says Ortom
Chelsea wins the English Premier League
Chukwumerije, Lawal elected into taekwondo federation board
3000  athletes to run at 5th Okpekpe race on Saturday
Naval officer’s elder brother killed him over father’s estate – Police
Director decries use of arms by miscreants for illegal levies in Rivers
Fulani herdsmen attack two Benue communities
FUTA in joyful mood as Minister suspends VC, Registrar
FUNAAB’s VC suspended over alleged fraud
New Sokoto varsity VC promises to take institution to greater height
Invest in education of children – Dr Emma Okorie
Murder at Ojukwu varsity
New dawn at AAUA
Why private varsities are stronger
Eagles to play high-profile friendly before Cameroon tie
Amadi relishes knowledge gained at goalkeeping seminar
NFF yet to okay Rohr’s request to play Togo
Anichebe open to China move
Ahmed Musa, Ndidi visit vandalised school
Sia-One Academy football talent hunt for Niger Delta states kicks off
El-Rufai pledges to appoint more women in government
Tinubu Praises Lagos Speaker Obasa
Rivers PDP chides Ortom over insecurity
Niyola mourns S/African model killed by lover
AFRIMA 2017 calls for entry
Hip hop music is not Nigerian music, says Lanre Teriba
Firm rewards winners in malaria essay competition
Woman arraigned for biting off friend’s ear, granted bail
Three teenagers arraigned over robbery
Father arraigned for raping daughter
Man arraigned of assaulting two boys
Nigerians urged to study in Holland
JAMB candidates get examination centres
A community school’s many challenges
USD versus save heavens
Keystone bank revamps branches


 Fidelity Bank To Empower 200 Students Of Oko Federal Poly
 You Can’t Dethrone Our Monarch, Awka People Tell Group
 Delta Steel Company Workers Tell Tales Of Woes
 Athletes Battle For Okpekpe Title
 Slain Assistant Commissioner Of Police: NUJ Commiserates With Ughelli Area Comman
 Fani-Kayode Blasts Buhari’s Aide
 We ‘ll Deploy ‘cultural Diplomacy’ To End Xenophobic Attacks — Lai Mohammed
 Why Rivers CJ Freed 89 Inmates
 21 Released Chibok Girls Sad Over Restriction — Community Leader Alleges
 Women In Politics: Nigeria Can Emulate Burkina Faso
 ‘Our Shrines Endorsed Me As Oba’
 What Would Make A Nigerian Man Marry A Woman 24 Years Older?
 LG Worker Gets Life Jail For Raping A Minor Power Struggle: How Buhari’s Letter On Osinbajo Was Muddled
 Kate Henshaw, Project Alert Loud On The Shock Of Their Lives
 Igbo Youths To Okorocha: You Are Anti-Igbo
 Buhari Is The Medicine Nigeria Really Needs — Gov Ortom
FG Injects $250m Into Sovereign Wealth Fund
DMO Urges Nigerians To Invest N5,000, N50m In FGN Savings Bond
Jonathan, Tinubu, Saraki, Dogara, Govs, Top Nigerians Gather In Minna As IBB’s Daughter Weds
NASS Yet To Transmit 2017 Budget To Presidency For Assent
How Boko Haram Terrorists Stormed The ‘Middle Ground’
Ohaneze Ndigbo Slams DSS, Calls Continous Detention Of Ifeanyi Ubah Illegal
30 Jets In Minna For IBB’s Daughter’s Wedding 43
N500k, 10 Cows Paid As Halimat Babangida’s Bride Price
I’m In Nollywood To Stay, Declares Canadian-based Nigerian Actress .
Six Years After, Ifeanyi Dike Speaks On His Kidney Transplant
More Garlands For Bob Manuel-Udokwu!
Dancehall Music Can Never Die In Nigeria – Marvellous Benjy
Why People Think I’m Arrogant —Davido
Women In Politics: Nigeria Can Emulate Burkina Faso
Obaseki’s Use Of Concrete Opens New Vista For Roads In Edo
PMB And The Limits Of Endurance
Buhari/Osinbajo: The Road To Follow
Ekweremadu @ 55: His Many Paths, His Politics
Athletes Battle For Okpekpe Title
Neymar Threatens To Quit Barca
Mourinho: I’m Not A Failure If I Don’t Win Europa Final
Chelsea Stars To Share £5m For Winning Title
Breaking: Chelsea Wins English Premier League 2016/2017 Season

The Sun

2019: Buhari’s men in dilemma
As North battles self over presidency
Supreme Court affirms Ikpeazu as Abia governor
As CJN blasts politicians for interferring in judicial process
whistleblower in hot soup
Minna stands still for IBB daughter’s wedding
Kano emirate probe: ACF wades inBIAFRA STRUGGLE IS WAR –Uchechi, IPOB leader’s wife
Court orders Ifeanyi Ubah’s detention for another 14 days
Stop giving Nigerians excuses, Wike tells APC
Lassa fever hits N’Delta, kills corps member in C’ River, 15 quarantined
APC leaders never funded Buhari’s election –Prof. David-West
Buhari has never contested election with money –Okechukwu
He will complete eight years
Buhari will re-contest in 2019 – Tony Momoh
Nigeria sliding into anarchy–Hon. Nnebe
Lessons I learnt from my crashed marriage –Zaaki Azzay, musician
My growing up years have added value to my total being –Mrs Olufunmilayo Banire @ 50
‘I don’t go the extra mile to be fashionable’     ‘Why I won’t throw owambe party on my birthday’
Tolulope Popoola: I used myself and novel as experiment
Sharing same room with your spouse
My thoughts on the arrest and detention of Ifeanyi Ubah by DSS
So, who kidnapped the Chibok girls?
Guys, learn the art of wooing women
Taking God’s grace for granted
To my son about to wed
Niger spends N1.5b on 15,000 metric tons of fertilizer –Gov
Wema declares N2.6bn profit at AGM
NDIC boss debunks financial distress in banks
Barcelona, Real Madrid take La Liga race to final day
As Tottenham, Man U battle for EPL Top Four Maritime Cup has broken barriers in the industry – Akinola
Principals Cup: A great revival in Delta State
EDITORIAL: Onuora Nzekwu (1928-2017)


Court grants Bala Mohammed N500m bail
My wife causes me much embarrassment ’cos she’s a thief —Man
The deconstructed shirt: Shirt unusual!
Why NASS budget was increased —Senate
I never felt beautiful —TY Bello shares her experience
Nobody can force Buhari to disclose his ailment —Femi Adesina
Why I relocated to Lagos —Neza, Canada-based singer
Myths about some Nigerian foods that shouldn’t be taken seriously
Remembering Awo in joyful service of God, humanity
Maximising Ogun’s potential as industrial hub
Court grants ex-Fct minister, Bala Mohammed N500m bail
Jonathan, Saraki, Dogara, govs, ex-govs, others at IBB’s daughter’s wedding
120 prison inmates to write UTME – JAMB
Stop misrepresenting facts on Buhari’s health, group cautions politicians
Why APC government appears unpopular with Nigerians ―Oyegun
Breakdown of National Assembly budget commendable ―NANS
3 feared killed as naval personnel go berserk in Warri
FRSC wants stakeholder collaboration against speed related crashes
Borno lawmaker expresses satisfaction with large turn-out of voters by INEC
Osinbajo inaugurates NSIA new board
Police arrest fake Naval Captain in Cross River
Driver, 35, charged with drunk driving, N850, 000 property damage
Trump attacks on fired FBI chief meet resistance; Russia probe proceeds
Bomb attack kills at least 25 in Pakistan’s Balochistan
Easy access to land will facilitate home ownership —Structuracasa boss
Why I will always fight Obasanjo —Edwin Clark
2018 Census: How Nigeria can get things right —IkwuyatumOgbeni till daybreak: A six-hour encounter with Osun gov
‘How authentic are you?’ 2
South-East senators and politics of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail
Why Ekiti South must produce Fayose’s successor in 2018 —Captain Akinyeye
2019: INEC to register 5 parties
High blood pressure: Expert advises women on sex life
Naira strengthens against dollar


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