News Headlines May 16, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers


News Headlines May 16, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch


Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC
Rewane predicts effective exchange rate
No rift with Reps over PIB, Senate tells Kachikwu
A’Court orders CBN to account for assets recovered from Cecilia Ibru
Patience Jonathan appeals forfeiture order on $5.9m
Photographer torture: Autopsy report faults Oyo police
Alleged Wike’s bribe: FCT judge transfers INEC officers’ trial to P’Harcourt
Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC
How to deal with mortgage debts
Paedophilia: Beware of ‘Men of God’, others
Still on Britain and the failing Nigerian state
Opera invests $100m to grow Africa’s digital economy
Policemen rob doctor coming from emergency of N45,000
Joshua, Klitschko rematch for October
Lagos begins installation of free Wi-Fi at parks
Monarchs’ superiority: Obas council gives Olugbo four days to withdraw statement
Adeleke was given overdose of banned injection – LAUTECH CMD
Naira closes at 386/dollar despite CBN’s $457m injection
EPL: Chelsea celebrate title at home with 7-goal thriller
15 persons die, FRSC uncovers five guns in Kaduna crashed vehicle
Reptiles take over Adamasingba Stadium swimming pool
Police arrest syndicate repackaging expired cement
N4.9bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, others before new judge
Police arrest eight herdsmen for Benue killings
Gunmen kidnap Ondo perm sec, demand N70m ransom
Hoodlums attack Lagos mining firm, steal N5.2m
Ekweremadu prays for Buhari, Presidency denies death rumour
Girl sues father for delaying her marriage
Command indicts rogue NSCDC officials, sends report to Abuja
2017 budget: Economic team considers funding options
IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, hails Punch
FUNAAB VC defies FG’s suspension order
Photographer torture: Autopsy report faults Oyo police
Hoodlums attack Lagos mining firm, steal N5.2m
Alleged Wike’s bribe: FCT judge transfers INEC officers’ trial to P’Harcourt
Does 2017 budget show FG’s commitment to diversification of economy?
Yari not building $3m hotel in Lagos, says NGF
Ekweremadu prays for Buhari, Presidency denies death rumour
Five killed in Fulani, villagers’ clash in Niger
Sanusi: Why we suspend N6bn fraud probe, says agency
Command indicts rogue NSCDC officials, sends report to Abuja
Command indicts rogue NSCDC officials, sends report to Abuja
No plan to waive workers salary arrears- Akeredolu
NASS will monitor 2017 budget implementation, says lawmaker
Buhari won’t appoint Igbo politician as SGF – UPP
APC begins preparation for by-election to replace Adeleke
Pray for Buhari, APC begs Nigerians
Saraki, Dogara, Patience, ministers storm Melaye’s book launch
Don’t plunge Nigeria into 2nd civil war, cleric warns Buhari
Budget: State House, MDAs get N1.119bn for meals, refreshments
Rewane predicts effective exchange rate
How to deal with mortgage debts
Naira closes at 386/dollar despite CBN’s $457m injection
2017 budget: Economic team considers funding options
Nigerian airports fortified against Ebola, says FAAN
NNPC to resume oil search in Chad Basin
Monarchs’ superiority: Obas council gives Olugbo four days to withdraw statement
15 persons die, FRSC uncovers five guns in Kaduna crashed vehicle

The Nation



Governors angry as $3.45b Paris Club refund is stuck
Sagay kicks as Saraki, Dogara fault Buhari’s anti-graft battle
CBN’s $4b intervention narrows official, black market gap
Fake UTME questions out for N200,000, JAMB warns
Federal Character Commission queries DSS over ‘lopsided recruitment’
Gunmen abduct Ondo Permanent Secretary
Osun deputy governor at Adeleke’s inquest
Bayelsan is overall best student at U.S. varsity
NPA to fix Apapa roads with N4b as agents, others begin strike
Lagos disburses N11.75b to retirees
Sagay to lawmakers: you are enemies of anti-graft war
Minister: it’s sad children can’t write, read in mother tongue
EFCC seeks permanent forfeiture of Patience’s Jonathan’s $5.7m
Fayose removes PDP logo from campaign office, billboards
Diezani bribe: EFCC seeks to transfer case to new judge
Protest as FUOYE management suspends union leaders
LAUTECH students lock out UTME candidates
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
Oshiomhole hails Obaseki for sustaining Okpekpe Race
We’ll be very competitive against Nigeria – S/African coach
John Terry makes announcement on his future after Watford win
Ola Aina Stars with Chelsea in Watford seven goal thriller
Cavani wins best player award; Monaco scoops the rest
2019 AFCON Qualifiers: We’ll be very competitive against Nigeria – South African coach
Jada appointed Wikki Tourists General Manager
Democracy: How media has fared since 1999
Plateau lawmaker defects to APC
Group urges Southeast to unite
Chigul, Elenu and Seyi Law join cast of Wedding Party 2 in Dubai
Judith Audu releases trailer, poster for ‘Stormy Hearts’
I cried when denied visa to perform abroad – Kennyblaq
Ebola outbreak in Central Africa: FG calls for vigilance
“440,000 candidates write JAMB exams in two days”
Minister inaugurates two command secondary schools in Zamfara
UTME: JAMB arrests cyber cafe operators for selling information to candidates for N10,000
Breaking the railway concession deadlock
Tackling increasing threat of virtual marauders
Manpower gap threatening aviation
Operators push for Maritime Bank

Vanguard



 Man City Demand N9.5b For Iheanacho
 Ebola: NMA Urges FG To Step Up Surveillance At Borders
 EBOLA: No Need For Travel Restrictions, Says WHO
 Oshiomhole Hails Obaseki For Sustaining Okpekpe Race
 Security Agencies Should Act As One, Please!
 Killing Of Land Speculators In Ikorodu: Residents Flee Community Over Fear Of Reprisal Attack
 South South Congress To Host Pinnick
 Agip To Contribute Two Discoveries To Marginal Fields Bid Round
 Bafana Bafana Coach Warns Eagles
 Can Restructuring Still Save Nigeria?
 Budget 2017: FG, OPEC Differ On Oil Output
 World Economic Forum Helps Leaders Make Right Choices
 Neconde Sets To Increase Output By 43%
 Stanbic IBTC Launches N20bn CP Programme On FMDQ
 Stop Flooding Aso Rock Because Buhari Won’t Appoint Any Igbo Man SGF – Amaku
 Topsy-turvy Search For Acceptable, Workable Structure
 70% Of Nigerians In Rural Areas Lack Access To Quality Medicines, Says PMGMAN
Budget 2017: FG, OPEC Differ On Oil Output
Niger Again: 5 Die In Herdsmen, Villagers’ Clash
N13bn Ikoyi Cash: EFCC Takes Over NIA’s Bank Accounts
House C’ttee Gives Kemi Adeosu 24 Hrs To Face Panel
Leaders Nigeria Needs, By CAN President
Naira Stable At N385/$ As CBN Injects $453.3m
‘Isiaka Adeleke May Have Died Of Over-dose Of Drugs’
Naughty Tips To Whip Your Man Into Shape
Eva Alordia’s Fiancé On War Path With Iyanya
Oshiomhole, Apostle Suleman, Others Graced I Go Dye’s Housewarming For Mum
Runtown Wins ‘Artiste Of The Year’ Award For Second Time In One Month
Topsy-turvy Search For Acceptable, Workable Structure
Akeredolu Denies Asking Workers To Forgo Salary Arrears
Gambia Swears In Several Homegrown Judges
Man City Demand N9.5b For Iheanacho
Oshiomhole Hails Obaseki For Sustaining Okpekpe Race
Bafana Bafana Coach Warns Eagles
Maiden CAN Novelty Match, Sports Awards Hold June 3
NWFL: Stakeholders Hail First Round Success


Daily Trust



FAAN reactivates Ebola screening points at airports
Tension in Jigawa LGs over disputed land
FG shops for replacement as 16 perm secs retire
Osinbajo meets service chefs over safety on waterways
Budget faces fresh hurdle at N/Assembly
Prosecutors ponder CCT’s temporary forfeiture provision
Legality of deploying soldiers for civil duties
Social media as an educational and enlightenment platform
Principles behind ‘no case submission’– Court
Defence minister speaks on meeting with transport minister
Senator Ahmed Lawan speaks on 2017 budget
Another set of 258 Nigerians return from Libya
Senate berates Kachikwu over PIB
ONSA commence audit of NIA accounts
Wike approves $4m for hospital’s equipment
Plateau: No reported case of avian influenza in 2 months
Another set of 258 Nigerians return from Libya
FAAN reactivates Ebola screening points at airports
Tension in Jigawa LGs over disputed land
Yari: I’ve no hotel in Lagos
I prefer Wada to Bello — Melaye
Democratic party seeks nullification of 2015 election over campaign funds
Giants, Kings maintain 100% record at CBL basketball tourney
Okpekpe Road Race: I didn’t know I’ll win, says Pam
Rodriguez bids farewells to Bernabeu fans
Crude oil pre-shipment inspection contracts breach due process – Reps
Equities lose N235bn to profit-taking
Grid loses 2,424mw to gas, transmission constraints
Court dissolves 4-year-old marriage over wife’s HIV status
AMAC chairman thumbs up his performance
Police nab telecom facilities vandals
Turmoil in Trumpville: My Vindication!
Revenge of the older woman
Those who want President Buhari dead
The planes have made it plain!
China worst hit by cyberattack
.Oil glut: Saudi Arabia, Russia push to extend oil output cuts till 2018
.Editorial: Tread softly in Kano
Inside Zaria’s fertiliser adulteration ‘plant’
Onion glut hits Katsina as farmers seek storage facilities
Rainstorm destroys over 160 buildings in Yobe
FG says work at Ogoniland not dormant

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