News Headlines May 15, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines May 15, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Freed girls to meet parents Friday, suspected girl bomber recounts ordeal
Lawyers want rogue NSCDC officials charged with robbery, attempted murder 
Shot judiciary worker: JUSUN accuses army of cover-up 
Lagos hairdresser commits suicide over N150,000 loan 
Truck kills three on way to churches in Benue
Prominent indigenes, IYC lament siege to Ondo community 
Man kills friend who saw him robbing residents 
Ebola: FG steps up passenger screening at airports 
Don’t lose hope in Nigeria, Adeboye urges Christians
Dalung wants support for athletes 
Why ERGP is bound to fail (1) 
NAPTIP hands over six-month-old baby, 20 others to Edo 
Fake worshippers steal car during Juma’at prayer 
$1.2bn debt: Etisalat loses 2.9 million subscribers 
Anenih’s son slumps, dies while playing lawn tennis 
I’m the leader of Yoruba monarchs, says Olugbo 
Protesters accuse Lagos task force of illegal arrests 
Deposed Iyaloja drags Olubadan, others to court 
Loan: Kebbi rice farmers face prosecution 
‘How we escaped death after being branded witches’ 
PenCom reviews investment regulations 
Why Nigerian workers deserve a better deal 
DSS recruitment raises salient questions
NIA, Achebe plan N100bn Onitsha renewal project
Nigeria needs quality leaders — CAN President 
Norwegian court rules in illegal vessels sale to Tompolo Tuesday 
Tips for using your dollar card abroad 
2017 budget: Analysts fault debt service, N’Assembly allocations
Will restructuring solve Nigeria’s problems? 
2019: El-Rufai disowns CoS 
BREAKING: Macron takes office as France’s youngest president
Bin Laden’s son Hamza threatens US over father’s death
I get ideas by starring at bums – Timaya
We ‘ll come out of crisis to win 2019 election – PDP scribe
$1.2bn debt: Etisalat loses 2.9 million subscribers
PenCom reviews investment regulations
NIA, Achebe plan N100bn Onitsha renewal project
Tips for using your dollar card abroad
2017 budget: Analysts fault debt service, N’Assembly allocations
Ogun begins work on Atan/Agbara road, bridge
Anenih’s son slumps, dies while playing lawn tennis
I’m the leader of Yoruba monarchs, says Olugbo


11 Persons Killed by Boko Haram in Maiduguri
• Military will respond appropriately, DHQ tells renegade terrorists
I’ve Achieved My Dream by Building American University, Says Atiku
Police Arrest Mother, Five Others for Selling Baby for N850,000
FG’s Obligations to Road Contracts Valued at N2.6tn
Nnamdi Kanu: South-east Politicians Lobbying Me for Support
Owners of Daily Times Disowns DTN 91 Heroes Award, Say Ceremony Illegal
CSO: Allocating 24.73% of Budget to Debt Service is Indicative of Unsustainable Debt Profile
Army Deploys More Soldiers in Warri after Navy Killed Two Youths
Ambode Unfolds Measures to Prevent Death at Construction Sites
Ikoyi Billions: Frank Warns Against Cover up
Group Wants FG to Fight Corruption in Universities
FCTA: Vandals to Serve Jail Term in States of Origin
I Did Not Forge my WAEC Certificate, Ebonyi Lawmaker Insists
Oyo Commences Free Medical Services Today
Herdsmen Menace: Agricultural Union Wants Governors to Emulate Fayose
Court Orders Seizure of N11.2m from Police Fund with CBN
Youths’ Death: Army Deploys More Soldiers in NPDC Facility in Warri
Court Orders Bank to Take over Intercontinental Hotel over Alleged Debt
Ogun Moves to End Blackout with 10 Mega Watt Power Project
Azudialu-Obiejesi: Neconde Still Owes 10 Banks over $558m for OML 42
Italian firm to invest 40m Euros in waste recycling plant in…
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Appoints Ekechukwu DG
Deutsche Bank Names Ecobank, Sterling, Zenith Others as Leaders in Trade…
Anenih’s Son Slumps, Dies at Lagos Club
Abia Guber Court Verdict: Ikpeazu Urged to Reach out to Opponents…
Anambra PDP Chieftains Write Buhari, Ask Him to Sack INEC Chairman
Bayelsa’s Day of Rage
Idjerhe, Ogbe-Ijaw Clash in Semis
Liverpool Wins, Spurs Consolidates with Man Utd Victory
‘Why Pipul TV Partners Nationwide League’
It’s All About Buying And Selling

The Nation

Senate tackles banks over oil firms’ $63b capital flight
 How Boko Haram ‘charms teenage suicide bombers’
 UTME: JAMB arrests cyber cafe operators for selling information to candidates for N10,000
 Anenih’s son dies in Lagos
 Macron promises new order in France
 Iyaloja sues Olubadan, others for title stripping
 Mother of AK47-bearing Chibok schoolgirl: I won’t watch video
 Court orders CBN to seize N11.2m from police account for judgment debt
 Envoy backs ‘standard learning environment’
 Chinese journalists: Nigeria safe, peaceful
Eduwo keen on firing Lobi to top
Sunshine must pay me! – Samad Kadiri hits out at former club
FC IfeanyiUbah snap up winger John Huan
Consistency is vital for Pillars, says Aloma
Ekpai tips Akwa Utd for league title
2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Algeria’ll beat Eagles to sole slot, says Alcaraz
Lagos win National Scrabble Championship
Oyo 2019: Four Oke-Ogun politicians for governor
‘Why I want to govern Ekiti’
‘No accusation of anti-party activity against Osagie’
Mum sells day old baby for N250,000
Woman forfeits nine properties for drug trafficking
Pharmacist arrested for ‘plotting’ boss’ kidnap
No kidnapping in Ojokoro LCDA, says council chief
Nigerian girl receives Cambridge Learner awards
Universities should initiate researches for innovations – Sanusi
Plateau varsity VC bags pan African price of excellence
57,000 candidates sit for UTME on Saturday
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‘Declare economic emergency, make use of our best minds’
Govt, firms urged to adopt risk management
Stimulating savings, investments
Why our audited report is late, by Linkage Assurance


Navy Foils Plan By Trans-boarder Gang To Export N40 Million Drugs Through Water
Why ERGP Is Bound To Fail (1)
Buhari’s Top Aide In Trouble Over Attempt To Usurp Osinbajo’s Powers
The Nigerian Economy May 2015-2017: A Catalogue Of Failures (1)
Let These Monuments Speak
President Buhari Peace Cup: Katsina, Sokoto Clash In Semi Final
Oil Majors, Banks Face Probe Over $62b Capital Flight
Banks Never Shied Away From Supporting Govt’s Economic Plans – MD, FirstBank
Forte Oil Plc: Investors In Frosty Step Up
The Nigeria Prize For Literature: 184 Poets Chase $100,000
ATI In Talks With Nigeria Insurance Industry, 7 Other Countries
TETFund Releases N1trn To Varsities, Polytechnics In 5 Yrs
Osinbajo Under Pressure To Sack CCB Boss, Board Members
Ogah Accepts Supreme Court Verdict, Congratulates Ikpeazu Peace, Harmony In Abia — IGBE
Why We Must Return Sanity To Benin – Obaseki
I Don’t Want To Be Biafra President— KANU
Fayose Suspends Officials For Misuse Of Public Utilities
Oil Majors, Banks Face Probe Over $62b Capital Flight
Recession: Directors Pay Package Drops 13%
Anyone With A Case Of Corruption Against My Govt Should Blow Whistle – Ortom
Naughty Tips To Whip Your Man Into Shape
Even Some Popular Actresses Offer Sex For Movie Roles —Seyi Hunter
I Regret Dating Seun Egbegbe -Toyin Abraham
I Told Myself I Will Build A GOLDEN EYES Mansion For My Mother- I Go Dye
2019: I Will Inform The Public On Second Term When I Am Ready – El Rufai
President Buhari Peace Cup: Katsina, Sokoto Clash In Semi Final
Zenith /Delta State Principals’ Cup: Idjerhe, Ogbe-Ijaw, Clash In Semis
Club Africain Of Tunisia Beat Rivers United Of Nigeria 3-1
French Ligue 1 Table
Zidane Hails Big Game Ronaldo As He Strikes Again

The Sun

Gunmen kill 21, injure 15 in midnight attack in Niger
Pope appoints Nigerian archbishop papal nuncio to Ireland
Culture, leadership and higher education in Nigeria
‘How Boko Haram groomed me to kill’
Adeboye urges Nigerians not to lose faith in God
Ex-PDP BoT chair, Tony Anenih’s son, Eugene, dies
Unpaid debt: Court orders Senator Uba to pay N50m
Buhari’s ill-health, power play stall APC convention
• Programme postponed indefinitely
Banks face Senate probe
• Senators may grill OICs, others over $62bn alleged fraud
Anambra: Obiano running state through Institutions
Biafra Day: Don’t kill us, MASSOB begs security agencies in Cross River
Bayelsa commissioners laud Dickson on teachers’ salaries
Rivers: Wike executing lifetime legacy, says Ihedioha 
Some politicians want to cause rift between Buhari, Osinbajo – Isa
Port workers  to ground Apapa, Tin Can ports today over poor roads
OML 42: $558m Neconde assets under threat over severance package
…Firm cautions PENGASSAN on today’s picketing
Late passage of budget, threat to FG’s economy recovery plan –OPS, experts
Man City to sell Iheanacho for £20m
CCL: Club Africain destroy Rivers United
Asaba 2018 Africa Athletics Championships: Gov Okowa inaugurates LOC today
Serve God and man, Osinbajo urges Nigerians
Clergy seeks pregnancy screening for 82 Chibok schoolgirls
…As northern CAN urges tight security in Abuja
EDITORIAL: Barring erring banks from SMEs forex window
FBI director’s sack: US in political firestorm
Tension in Awka over monarch’s ‘dethronement’
Serving with sighs and wonder
• How some private schools overuse teachers but pay them peanut • First degree holders collect N10,000 as salary; …
Funke Egbemode, our ‘Presido’
An evening with Africa’s richest man
Ibori: What Oghara meant to teach Nigeria


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