News Headlines May 24, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines May 24, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch 


Customs seize container with 440 guns imported from Turkey
Lessons from the 2014 National Conference 
Seven things to do after buying an Android phone 
Allocations to FG, states, LGs drop by N52bn 
A glance at Buhari’s two years in office 
Customs seize container with 440 guns imported from Turkey 
Nigeria’s debt to climb to 24.1% of GDP by 2018 – IMF 
CBN to sell dollars to clear demand backlog 
Three motorists gang-rape one-year-old in Katsina 
Masquerader, followers gunned down in Kogi
Economy shrinks again, MAN, LCCI see recovery in third quarter 
Ifeanyi Ubah’s diversion of N11bn PMS punishable by death –DSS 
Pregnant Lagos beautician beats maid to death 4
It’s too early to assess Buhari’s performance, says Presidency 
Osinbajo condemns Manchester attack as death toll hits 23 
Iyalode: High chiefs lied against me, says Olubadan 
Angry Ekiti youths destroy filling stations over fuel scarcity 
Wike, Amaechi disagree over formation of new cult 
Academics commend Nigerian, Imafidon, awarded MBE
Fake anti-graft supporters in govt frustrating us, says EFCC 
Aregbesola, Gbajabiamila write off presidential system 
PDP rejects Katsina Rep poll result 
Court delivers judgment on Tambuwal election June 23 
Kaduna releases 2016 audited accounts 
Abia: Police vow to stop illegal use of escorts 
Another PDP Rep defects to APC 
Three die, 20 houses razed in Benue communal clash 
Massive job creation, solution to recession – Sultan, Sanusi 
Time to expedite action on electoral reform 
Local rice more nutritious, fresh – Expert 
Police decry spate of rape in Jos 
Ogun probes lecturer, pregnant nursing student’s row
About Nigeria’s crony capitalism
UNIOSUN shut as air force men invade varsity …students, lecturers brutalised
Osinbajo seeks Reps’ approval for $1.28bn, €9m loans
Timely implementation of ERGP’ll end recession — CBN
Three motorists gang-rape one-year-old in Katsina
Police decry spate of rape in Jos
Niger police arrest herdsman, others, recover 17 pistols
Police nab two suspected serial killers
Aregbesola, Gbajabiamila write off presidential system
APC takes over PDP office in Enugu
TI collaborating with disgruntled politicians to undermine army – Lawmaker
Operational capacity of Army improved under Buhari – Buratai
‘It’s too early to adjudge APC a failure’
Don’t delay 2017 budget signing, Cleric tells Osinbajo
Allocations to FG, states, LGs drop by N52bn
Retail sector worst hit by economic recession – Ebata
Everybody must embrace continuous professional development –Andrew Chambers
Amoo under pressure to save 3SC from relegation
Violence: LMC set to sanction Sunshine
Allardyce quits Crystal Palace after five months
Europa League final has lost ‘glow’ – Ajax coach
Sharapova gets wildcard into Toronto event
Kenyan marathon stars withdraw from London worlds
Moji Olaiya: Yomi Fash-Lanso condemns Fayose’s critics
Dying elephant crushes popular hunter to death
Nigerian graduates, gets Canadian football league call up same day
Bayelsa NUT suspends strike as govt pays N300m
Elite school admits ‘sexual misconduct’ took place for 40 years
OAU student stabbed to death
FUTA reinstates suspended bursar
Inadequate tools, funding affecting research in Nigeria – UNILAG DVC
NYSC to build 6,000-capacity camp in Lagos
Hollywood treats actresses like monkeys – Salma Hayek
Fayose didn’t receive any request from Moji Olaiya’s family –Aide
Roger Moore filmography
Floyd Mayweather to visit Nigeria in June
Roger Moore: from Saint to 007
James Bond star Roger Moore dies aged 89
Liver cirrhosis can be managed with detoxification
WHO gets first African head
‘Every patient deserves a second medical opinion’
Seven things to do after buying an Android phone
Editorial: Power crisis: What next, Fashola?
Time to expedite action on electoral reform
CBN and the return of ‘animal spirits’
Senate condemns rising rape cases, demands stiffer penalties for offenders


Emefiele, Dipeolu Insist Nigeria on Recovery Path as Economy Contracts by…
• MPC retains policy rate at 14%, gov says CBN won’t determine point of convergence of FX rates
Health Minister: Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated in Nigeria
Osinbajo Seeks N’Assembly’s Approval for Additional $1.28bn External Borrowing
Roger Moore, James Bond Actor, Dies of Cancer Aged 89
UK Threat Level Raised to Highest Level After Manchester Terror Attack
Telecoms Firms to Recall Sacked Workers
Apprehension as Allocation to FG, States, LGs Drops by N52bn for April
US Police Called to Restore Order as Fight Erupts at Nigerian Embassy in Washington
Bonga Field Delivers 702m Barrels of Oil for Nigeria in 12 Years
NCAA to Hold Talks with EU over Medview Ban
Osinbajo to Chair National Mining Summit
Customs Intercepts Another Container Load of Firearms in Lagos
Fashola: FG’s Electricity Sector Recovery Programme Has Taken off
Fayose Speaks on Why Fayemi Should be Probed
Osinbajo to Launch #I AM A NIGERIAN Campaign
APC NWC, Governors Meet Today to Decide on Convention
Senate Asks NSA to Alert Financial Institutions, Agencies on Heightened Threats to Cyber Security
Acting President, Saraki Mourn Onuekwusi, Channels TV State House Correspondent
Petroman Publications to Hold Annual Oil and Gas Awards
Amaechi Tackles Wike over Accusation of Forming Cult Group
Redeemer School Maryland Wins British Council Awards
Adeosun: Africa Can’t Remain Dumping Ground
Jubilation as Enugu Gov Inaugurate 26 Projects
Yoruba Tennis Club Confers Awards on Outstanding Members
Don’t Drag Soldiers into Politics, Civil Society Group Warns Politicians
NCAC to Partner Traditional Rulers on Cultural Revival
ACCI Lauds Executive Orders on Made -in-Nigeria Goods
Police Kill 2 Suspected Kidnappers, Arrest 1 in Anambra
Fuel Scarcity: Hoodlums Vandalise Filling Stations in Ekiti
Osinbajo Writes House, Seeks Inclusion of $1.28bn External Borrowing for DBN, FAFIN-II
CIBN Moves to Enhance Competence in Banking Sector
Sigma Pensions Tasks Nigerians on Building Secure Financial Future
UPDC Leads Gainers, Repositions for Improved Performance
Investors Decry High Charges, Fines Paid by Listed Companies
IMF Enhances Financial Support for Countries Hit by Natural Disaster
Melaye and His Controversial Book
The Noose Around Emir Sanusi
Fayose: Why Fayemi Should be Probed
A Story of Success
A New Court For Rivers
Dosu, Others Scout at Shuffle Select 2017
Edo State Did Not Spend N70m on Okpekpe Race’
Attack Scars Europa League Final
Warriors Beat Spurs to Reach NBA Finals
Unity Schools Teachers’ Strike Throws Pupils in Limbo
Boosting Research in STEM, Health and Agricultural Sciences
Engineering Academy, Arco Group Bemoan Lack of Attention to Profession
Take over the Ownership of LAUTECH, Alumni Urges FG
Udom Emmanuel Wants Varsity to give ICT Priority
Goodnight at Noon

The Nation

 N62.8b ‘fraud’: Ex-naval chief, others in trouble
 Arms haul at Lagos Port
 Presidency: Buhari has not failed Nigerians
 CBN leaves interest rate at 14%
 World leaders condemn UK attack Autopsy: Adeleke family angry with LAUTECH
 How my pastor-business partner defrauded me, by Atiku’s wife
 APC governors, NWC to meet on funding
 Adaka Boro’s Day: INC backs governor
 Abe: APC winning 2019 polls in Rivers needs more efforts
Away win a major boost for Enyimba -Ibenegbu
PSG reveal new kit for 2017-18 season
Sam Allardyce quits Crystal Palace
Real Madrid grabs Vinicius Junior for €45million
Emenalo hails Eduardo’s commitment to Chelsea
Marco Silva set for Porto manager’s job
Ajax players get personalised headrest on flight to Stockholm
Bello killing APC in Kogi, says Faleke
When ‘ll Akeredolu appoint commissioners?
Ogun’s revival requires grand coalition, says Adebutu
‘Slow Country’ goes to cinema
Producers of ‘The Wedding Party’ may have lost over $1million, says analyst
How singer Adegboyega escaped death in his year of musical grace
Gunmen demand N20m ransom for kidnapped chief
Govt, cattle traders battle over abattoir
Motor boy dies as trailer falls
Okunnu: Lagos must remain one
Professional qualifying examination for qualified teachers begins in October – TRCN
Nigeria’s GDP contracts by -0.52 %
Fed Govt, states, LGAs share N415b
Capital expenditure to take N2.24tr in budget
Car diagnostics opens new vista for entrepreneurs


 Aregbesola Calls For Probe Of Coup Allegation
 Ume-Ezeoke: From Modest Living To Real Estate Guru
 Pamodzi, Not Edo Govt Sponsored Okpekpe Race – Itemuagbo
 180 Golfers For Oba Of Benin Golf Tourney
 Nigeria’s Complex Health System Costs 1m Lives Annually — PHN Succour In Abia Community As Its Perennial Water Problems Ends
 JCI Tackles Malaria In Ipodo
 ‘Motor Boy’ Killed As Container Falls Of Truck
 May 29: How Abakaliki Stadium Became A Tourist Centre In Ebonyi
 Looted Funds: FG Seeks Extradition Of 311 Powerful Nigerians
 Imo Stakeholders Urged To Support Fight Against Cultism
 Shun Destructive Politics – Onyeama
 Anambra Red Cross Seeks Medical Equipment For Disaster Victims
 UNICEF, NOA Teach Rural Women Better Ways To Maintain Good Health
 Senate Probes Calabar Football Viewing Centre Tragedy
 Appointment Of SAN: Limitation Of Number-effect On Merit
Naira Watch: CBN Injects $186.5m For Invisible, SMEs As Naira Stable At N379/$
Nigeria Slowly Emerging Out Of Economic Recession – Presidency
Ifeanyi Ubah Arrested For Economic Sabotage Punishable By Death – DSS
Wike, Amaechi Clash Again
Buhari Has Not Failed Nigeria – Presidency
Biafra Anniversary: Police Arrest 150 In Enugu, Calabar, Delta, Ebonyi
2face Dumps Airtel, Becomes Glo Ambassador
I Am Looking Forward To Achieving Greatness, BBNaija Housemate, Bisola Declares
Afolayan, Kate Henshaw, Others, Set To Tour The World
Why Celebrity Marriages Will Continue To Crash — Comedian, Bash
Fans Lash At Tiwa Savage, Say Should “leave Nudity For Younger Generation”
Politics, Leadership And Accountability: The Role Of The People By Femi Falana, SAN
Ariana Grande: Osinbajo Condemns Terror Attack On Manchester
Pamodzi, Not Edo Govt Sponsored Okpekpe Race – Itemuagbo
180 Golfers For Oba Of Benin Golf Tourney
Shun Destructive Politics – Onyeama
Owoseni Wants To Make Tennis A Household Name
Senate Probes Calabar Football Viewing Centre Tragedy

The Guardian

Customs intercepts 440 pump action rifles, others at Lagos port
Economy begins slow recovery from recession
Senate alerts NSA, others to cyber attacks on Nigerian firms
Senate moves to enforce use of coins for transactions
Osinbajo seeks National Assembly’s nod for $1.28b in external borrowing plan
Family accuses hospital of opposing another autopsy on Adeleke
Ethiopia’s Tedros emerges as new WHO Director General despite protests
Over 31 million people internally displaced in 2016, says report
Ekiti youths in violent protest against petroleum marketers
Italian Open of hope, nostalgia
Okpekpe Race organisers deny getting N70m from Edo
Zenith Tennis serves off at Ikoyi Club
Eagles begin training, injury knocks Balogun out of South Africa game
Manchester victims in United’s ‘minds and hearts’ – Mourinho
Allardyce quits as Crystal Palace manager
FrieslandCampina WAMCO to intensify local raw milk sourcing
NPA, BPE parley on review of concession agreements
Amaechi seeks ports reforms for more private sector involvement
NCAA to audit Med-View Airlines over EU ban
Lagos at 50: What about the poor?
The hypocrites that we are
Editorial: Withdrawal of refinery licences
So, what if Buhari resigns?
Resolving the power sector conundrum
King Sunny Ade and the Orpheus option
Bailout for states and other matters: What BudgIT is not saying
Aregbesola seeks probe of alleged coup alert
Amaechi threatens to sue Wike over alleged $43m fraud, cultism
‘To overcome marginalisation, South East should make itself crucial’
PDP to challenge result of Mashi/Dutsi federal constituency by-election
Police inspector, two others killed in Lagos carnival
Baale abducted in Lekki as kidnappers demand N20m ransom

The Sun

Customs intercepts 440 pump action rifles at Tin Can Island Port
CBN retains MPR at 14%
…Vows to sustain forex intervention Wike’s second term assured –Mark
Lauds his achievements
2019: Sule Lamido kicks off presidency race
Unveils plan to 36 PDP state chairmen at Abuja dinner
Anambra: Obiano’s Health Insurance Bill passed into law
Adeleke’s family faults pathologist’s claim on autopsy report
Boko Haram fuelling hunger in North East –Obasanjo
Jubilation in Enugu as Ugwuanyi commissions 26 projects
Buhari ’ll win overwhelmingly if elections hold today –Presidency
Senate places NSA, others on red alert over cyber attack
DBN: Osinbajo seeks approval for additional $1.2bn external loan
…As FG, states, LGAs share N415.7bn Senate orders CBN to sanction banks over rejection of coins
 …CBN injects $186.5m for SMEs
James Bond actor Roger Moore is dead at 89
Unique for wrong reasons
PDP shakes Enugu-West senatorial district
Ugwuanyi Flags off 2nd tenure campaign in style
How JAMB showed us hell
Customs intercepts 440 pump action rifles at Tin Can Island Port
Why we’re opposed to open grazing –Ortom
How Buhari restored Nigeria’s poor image -Onyeama
CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United targets home victory 
Eagles Corsica camp bubbles
Onyekuru, Echiejile, Etebo, others arrive
Europa League Final : Man United primed for victory against Ajax, as UEFA tightens security
Adeleke’s family faults pathologist’s claim on autopsy report
EDITORIAL: The fresh Ebola outbreak in Congo
James Bond actor Roger Moore is dead at 89
Unique for wrong reasons
Edo: A welcome renewal
Anambra: New thinking, new politics
50 years ago …Doctors Without Borders was conceived in Biafra (1)
Hidden spiritual knowledge (4)
Hereafter advice for Obasanjo & Jonathan (2)
Et tu, Acting President


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