​​​​​News Headlines May 14, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines May 14, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Ebola: FG orders compulsory test for fever patients
I am a Christian, I won’t reply Wike’s insults – Ortom
Our accounts not frozen by EFCC – Governors
Malabu: Ijaw union demands Obasanjo’s probe
Presidency yet to get 2017 budget details
Troops kill four B’Haram food vendors
If anything happens to Buhari, North will insist on two terms in 2019 – Junaid
Four abducted Chibok girls pledge alliance to Boko Haram
Three-month-old baby, women die in Ogun auto crash
Chieftaincy row: Ogundokun drags Oluwo to court
My husband beat me mercilessly, stepped on my face and was going to kill me —Mercy Aigbe
Suspected burglar electrocuted in Lokoja
Pro-Biafra group urges FG to drop charges against Kanu
Scammers using my boobs to deceive people –Roman Goddess
We have confidence in Osinbajo – US, UK
Presidency won’t reinstate SGF, NIA DG – Source
Lagos police armourer sells arms to militants, attempts suicide
Kano commission suspends Sanusi probe
Four killed in UNIMAID explosion
AUN ’ll improve varsity education in Nigeria, says Atiku
APC’ll win Anambra gov poll, says Ngige
Ogah accepts S’Court verdict, congratulates Ikpeazu
FUTO final year student petitions CDHR over expulsion
Family accuses soldiers of torturing breadwinner to death
Wike sacks two council chairmen
Protest in Ondo over arrest of cannabis dealer
CACOL, CD knock N’Assembly over budget
Arms importation: Customs increase border patrol
Group urges govs to intensify call for true federalism
House of reps under fire over move to stop federation elections
The question of human capital
Policeman rapes 10-year-old for a year with mother’s consent
Nigerians top list of foreigners held for drug smuggling –Indian officials
Sharing missing children posts on Facebook could cause harm, Police warn
Seven-year-old electrocuted in Benin
Boko Haram releases video of Chibok schoolgirls who rejected freedom
Some people expect legislators to pay their bride price —Wakili
Day chief whip arrived late for plenary
We must return to regional electricity grids — Thomas
Kachikwu, others worry as fuel marketers halt importation
RIMSON seeks manufacturing sector growth
GE plans 2GW hydroelectric power in Nigeria
BoI shops for N1tn to finance economic recovery plan
PFAs invest N216.8bn in real estate
Joshua undergoes early-morning drugs test
My dad said I was lazy when I chose architecture — Soetan, 80
Dad would have been an actor or comedian —Adewale Ayuba’s daughter
I love my husband, I don’t care if people stare at us — RCCG pastor’s wife
Ethiopians win Okpekpe 10km race
Milo b’ball: Day ‘David and Goliath’ joined forces in Lokoja
Ethiopians sweep medals at Okpekpe 10km road race
Typical diet that makes fighters superhuman
Akwa Ibom varsity expels 21 students
UTME: Candidates, JAMB official commend hitch-free process
I’m not switching to hip hop –K1 de Ultimate
I didn’t tattoo my balls – Charly Boy
Gospel music industry doesn’t have proper structure – K Spirit
My relationship with Yemi Alade –Adekunle Gold
Why sport is good for your body
Embracing good mental health
Turning negative thinkers into positive ones
Doctor mistakes ovary, Fallopian tube for appendix, says poor vision responsible
Sweet-and-sour tales of abducted Chibok girls’ parents
Cyber attack hits unprecedented level
Editorial: IG, bring trigger-happy DPO to book
‘A kinder, gentler nation’
Quitting is an option, but…
Yes, Nigeria needs an ideological political system, but how?
Four abducted Chibok girls pledge alliance to Boko Haram


DR Congo Ebola Outbreak: FG Launches Preventive Actions
House: N’Assembly N125bn Budget a Shortfall
Rafsanjani: Nigeria Should Establish Trust Fund to Manage Recovered Assets
DR Congo Ebola Outbreak: FG Launches Preventive Actions
FG Directs Oil Companies to Renew OMLs
 House: N’Assembly N125bn Budget a Shortfall
 Kano Anti-Corruption Commission Suspends Own Probe of Emir over Assembly Intervention
Amidst Registration Challenges, 57,000 Candidates Commence Week-long UTME Exams Nationwide
After the Long Wait for 2017 Budget, What Next?
Threat by Released B’Haram Suspect Puts Prisoner Swap Deals in Jeopardy
It’s terror sect’s empty propaganda, says military UNIMAID hit by third suicide attack in four months
Oracle: Nigerian Banks, Others Lose N127bn Annually to Cybercrime
George: Telecoms Operators Breaching National Security
Rotary Club Ikoyi Donates Furniture
Lagos @ 50: Govt’ll Never Betray Trust of Lagosians, Says Ambode
Tor Tiv: Cattle Ranching Only Solution to Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes
Tussle over Daily Times Ownership Resumes
Holiday Hub Nigeria Kicks off at UNILAG
Military Arrests Fleeing Soldier for Shooting Judiciary Worker
FG to Give Preference to Indigenous Consultants
Set up Security Trust Fund, SGS Urges States
Oil and Gas Transparency Group Backs Reforms in NCDMB
Orji Hails S’Court Judgment, Says Win for Ikpeazu is Victory for Abians
Rafsanjani: Nigeria Should Establish Trust Fund to Manage Recovered Assets
‘Chibok Girls’ Release, Big Morale Booster to the Military’
Inflation to Maintain Downward Streak in April, Say Analysts
Omoigui-Okauru: Nigeria Needs Automated, Harmonised Tax System to Expand Revenue Base
Emirates’ Profits Drop 70%, Cites US Restrictions
Learning from Atedo Peterside’s Legacy
Ethiopian Airlines Leads Singapore’s Charm Offensive in Nigeria
US Laptop Ban to Extend to European Flights
Understanding the FG, B’Haram Swap Deal
Gradually, Peace Returns to Southern
 NLNG PRIZE: All Eyes on 184 Poets
Between Obesere and Lagos Int’l Jazz Festival…
Ethiopians Dominate 2017 Okpekpe Road Race
Tottenham Welcome Man United for Last Match at White Hart Lane
Agbakoba, Falana Battle for BOA Lawyers League Title
Sia-One Academy Niger Delta Football Talent Hunt Kicks off
Editorial: The Plight of Nigerian Workers

The Nation

 Ambode Pledges to Refurbish Lagos Lawn Tennis Club
 Chibok girl wields AK-47, insists: ‘I’m not returning home’
 $289m, others: How Jonathan govt overruled CBN board
 Ikorodu killings: Family in trouble for raising false alarm
 Nigerian surgeon removes woman’s ovary instead of appendix
 Kano anti-corruption agency suspends Emir probe
Ebola: Nigeria on red alert over Congo outbreak
 12 killed in Ondo road crash
 Ethiopians sweep medals at Okpekpe road race
 Premiership victory thrills Moses, Omeruo
FIDELIS ILECHUKWU -My love for Mourinho is deep
JOHN FASHANU- I was too young to understand Justin
Edo reps pledge support for Okpekpe road race
It’s not bad that EFCC is concentrating on PDP -Achonu
Enugu 2019: Intrigues over defections to APC
2019: ‘I’m the only one who can consolidate Amosun’s effort’
REGINA CHUKWU I don’t know what God has for me on marriage
Isabella Ayuk’s long walk to stardom
Ebola outbreak in Central Africa: FG calls for vigilance
Ebola: WHO deploys investigation team to DRC
Firm rewards winners in malaria essay competition
Suspected robber electrocuted in Kogi
Woman arraigned for biting off friend’s ear, granted bail
Child Saftey: The Horrors of Girl Circumcision
Plateau varsity VC bags pan African price of excellence
57,000 candidates sit for UTME on Saturday
UTME: Candidates, JAMB official commends hitch-free process
Nigerians urged to study in Holland
CBN should sanction banks violating forex rules, say experts
Recession: What hope for new banks?
‘I’m a participatory leader’
Stallion to boost rice production to 1.5 million tonnes annually


 Osimhen Dazzles In Wolfsburg Debut
 Network Failure, Other Issues Mar JAMB
 Three-months-old Baby, Two Others Die In Ogun Road Crash
 Negotiator Reveals: 117 Chibok Girls, ‘forgotten Female Captives’ Now Left With Boko Haram
 Police Are Not Our Friends – Nigerians In Poll
 Akwuegbu: Nigeria Needs World Class Striker
 Price Of ‘exciting’ Self-injectable Contraceptive Cut
 How To Tackle Academic Failure – Inyang
 GTBank Masters Cup: Greensprings Schools, St Finbar’s Shine
 ACP Ndanbabo, Killed By Gunmen, Was Third Time Unlucky
 U.S. Launches $2.5 M Project For Kaduna, Bauchi
 NAS ‘ Village Doctor’ Kits Pregnant Women, Deworms 212 Children
 The Locust For Backpain
 Christians Advised To Be Steadfast In Faith
 Remain United, Group Urges Okpe People
 Onuesoke Warns Against Linking The Removal Of Delta Speaker To Okowa
 Deputy Speaker’s Succour For Market Women
Negotiator Reveals: 117 Chibok Girls, ‘forgotten Female Captives’ Now Left With Boko Haram
EBOLA: FG Says No Cause For Alarm, Intensifies Awareness
Army Dismisses Swapped Terrorist’s Threat To Bomb Abuja
2017 Budget To Overlap 2018, Presidential Assent Expected Immediately
How Nigeria ‘lost N2 Trillion To Poor Metering Of Oil Wells’ In Two Years
Are You Ready For The Rapture (Part 1)
Born Through The Knife (2)
Husband Who Became Manic Over Wife’s Revenge Affair!
King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Movie Berths In Nigeria With Travel Packages For Viewers
Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz To Release Musical Drama Series, Industreet
Debbie Rise Apologises To Efe For Saying His Music Is Dead
Cherished Memories Linger In Owerri As Glo Brings Star Comedians To Town
Orgasm Makes You Blissful — Eva Kiss
Fayose Has Become Ekiti Legend — Shekarau
How 2014 Confab Delegates Want Nigeria Restructured
Peter Obi Was Afraid Of Obasanjo -Victor Umeh
Women In Politics: Nigeria Can Emulate Burkina Faso
Okowa Pledges Commitment To Delta State Sports Festival
Cricket Ovals Completion Excites Onyeama


Boko Haram in new video threatens to bomb Abuja
2019: No rebellion against Tinubu in South-West —Oni
Music producer escapes stabbing from ‘Chinko’
Why I won’t feature any Nigerian hip hop artiste —Ayuba
When entertainment industry honoured Ayewa at 40
Budget: Figures, figures, just figures
Confab: It’s dishonourable for anyone to collect allowance and disown the report —Dara
Cocoice shoots Feeling Ma P video, rolls out new plans
My life of struggling with one hand —ex-factory worker
Why workers are angry with Buhari’s govt —Adeyemi
Edo: Breaking the yoke of chaos, filth
How finance, other factors cause depression after delivery — Expert
Abuja airport’s 2nd runway in 2017 appropriation ―Senate Leader
Fayose appoints 12 new executive secretaries, general managers
We experienced 35 % reduction in road crashes last Easter ―FRSC boss
Naval officer kills 3 in self-defence in Warri
Landlord’s son, arrested for robbing his father’s neighbours
Budget: Figures, figures, just figures
South-East senators and politics of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail
Morgue employee cremated by mistake while taking a nap
Minimum Wage: N18,000 is an insult, N56,000 grossly…
How my father-in-law sustained my marriage —Amaechi

The Sun

NIGERIA SITTING ON TIME BOMB – Horsfall, pioneer DG, National Intelligence Agency
Kano anti-graft commission suspends Sanusi probe
Boko Haram’s threat to bomb Abuja real -Security expert
■ It’s mere propaganda -Army By Omoniyi
Ebola outbreak: FG places health workers on high alert
Dangers of eating late night meals
Medical feat: Woman, 63, delivers baby in jos
■ Doctor says it’s first in Africa
Biafra Day : Only God can stop us – IPOB
■ Markets, schools, banks, parks to shut down ■ We’ll come out, sing and dance on May 30 –BIM
Obasanjo’s wife absent at son’s wedding
…Says I was advised against protest
Girl raped at 9 now has several deformities at 18
■ Parents allege ex-convict used her for ritual All eyes on Osinbajo
■ What nigerians expect from acting president
UTME: JAMB records huge success on first day
•Technical efficiency perfected our job –Oloyede
Kano anti-graft commission suspends Sanusi probe
29 presidents in Beijing for belt and road forum
…Nigeria sends foreign ministry delegation
Ekiti 2018: You can’t defeat Fayose, Shekarau tells APC
…Says gov lives in the hearts of his people I I miss everything about my mum –Iyanya
I want to be a baby mama too!
What is your tyre pressure? (1)
Re: Playing politics with the president’s health
Office holders as god
APC’s political naivety
The overfed grass-cutter
Why are Nigerians becoming more obese now?
My wife loves to dress like a street girl’
She is 64, he is 39; so what?
Lies women tell in relationships
CAF Confederations Cup : Rivers United eyes away victory in Tunis
LMC sanctions Gombe United for unruly conduct of supporters
• Fined N3.25m and two-match stadium ban
La Liga: Sevilla threatens Real Madrid’s title charge
Boko Haram’s threat to bomb Abuja real -Security expert
■ It’s mere propaganda -Army
4 killed in UNIMAID bomb blast
I will shift attention to agriculture – Almakura
EDITORIAL: The release of 82 Chibok schoolgirls
Office holders as god


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