News Headlines May 25, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines May 25, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 





The Punch 

 


Prayer, fast not enough to move Nigeria forward, says Osinbajo
FG’ll prosecute fraudulent N-power volunteers — Imoukhuede
Joshua rejects Klitschko rematch, tells Ukrainian to quit
I can twist my name as I like — Atiku’s wife
Naira rebounds, closes at 380/dollar
Bad politicians and military coupists
Iheanacho dismisses City exit talks
Army panel secretly quizzing more officers over alleged coup plot
FG okays 29-member panel on N56,000 minimum wage demand
I convened confab in Nigeria’s interest – Jonathan
Buhari’s performance in two years too poor– Report
Falana, SANs disagree with Ozekhome on Fayose’s re-election bid
Children Education Trust
Manchester United win UEFA Europa Cup
We didn’t address N’Delta, B’Haram terrorism early, says Obasanjo
Court remands Jonathan’s godson in prison for N3bn fraud
EFCC arraigns Enugu wonder bank operator for N84.6m fraud
APC national convention to go ahead without Buhari
Fayose, drivers issue 24-hr ultimatum to fuel marketers
GE wins $2.2bn narrow gauge rail concession
Senate says power privatisation has failed, mulls review
Borno: Three suicide bombers killed in foiled attack
Marginalisation: Ekweremadu, Obi, Soludo, others to meet
Judiciary lists achievements as Lagos marks 50 years
FUNAAB appoints Enikuomehin as acting VC
Air force men attack UNIOSUN students again
Rogue NSCDC officials: Victims rate probe low
NairaBet agent commits suicide over N600,000 winning
Generator fumes kill Lagos businessman, son
Three arrested for killings in Ogun Community
NIS arrests 400 illegal immigrants in Edo
Only 20% of SMEs survive in Nigeria – UNIDO
Real impact of corruption on entrepreneurship
Nigeria may face pressure as OPEC meets today
Lessons from the 2014 National Conference
IPOB declares sit-at-home in 10 northern cities
Abuja driver stripped himself naked – FRSC
Fake soldier stabs man to death, claims provocation
Elections critical to stability in Africa – S’Leonean President
Bankole’s loyalists dump PDP, join ADP, as crisis deepens
Only PDP can save Nigeria – Wike
Igbo have invested more in Nigeria than Hausa, Yoruba – Iwuanyanwu
Naira rebounds, closes at 380/dollar
FG okays 29-member panel on N56,000 minimum wage demand
Manchester United win UEFA Europa Cup
300 players ready as CBN tennis begins
Ahmedu backs Onyekuru for Arsenal
Izilein rave as NFF continues search for his missing file
IFailure of immunisation in Nigeria, disturbing
Benue translates science textbooks to Tiv language
LAUTECH: Students protest non payment of lecturers’ salaries in Osogbo
LASU appoints seven professors, promotes 221 others
Desmond, Mercy Aigbe join King to uplift widows
Dbanj expecting first child with wife Didi Kilgrow
Olamide debuts new look as he drops #WavyLevel single
Funke Adesiyan mocks Nollywood colleagues for not donating towards Moji Olaiya’s burial
#BBNaija: Efe shoots ‘based on logistics’ video
Veteran actor, Olumide Bakare for burial Friday
LUTH workers stage one day protest over poor working conditions
Chocolate consumption may lower heart disease risk – study
Five mistakes you make while charging your phone
Lesbians fancy women because ‘men get turned on’ – Study
Five reasons women avoid having sex
Married man, 69, dies of heart attack while masturbating
Army panel secretly quizzing more officers over alleged coup plot

ThisDay



FG Begins Review of 2017 Budget, Excited by GDP Report
Sets up 29-member minimum wage c’ttee, to commute death sentences Nigeria’s Debt-to-GDP to hit 24% by 2018, IMF cautions
Body Flown in from DRC Tests Negative for Ebola
FG Concessions Rail Lines to GE, Multinational to Invest over $2.2bn
Katsina Bye-election: Corps Member Alleges She was Threatened with Rape,
Marginalisation: Igbo Refused to Invest in Buhari’s Campaign, Says Ngige
Jonathan Calls for Implementation of National Conference Report
Dangote Cement’s N144.8bn Dividend Delights Shareholders
House C’ttee Commences Arms Deal Probe Amid Low Turnout
Court Grants Former NNPC Boss, Yakubu, Permission to Travel Abroad
Okonjo-Iweala: You Can’t Achieve Growth If You Have Forex Distortions
Don’t Refer to Lagos as No Man’s Land Again, Say Osoba, Akiolu
Three Suicide Bombers Kill Themselves in Maiduguri
PDP, Ijaw Groups Accuse Enemies of Causing Friction Between Jonathan and Dickson
FEC Observes One Minute Silence in Honour of Onuekwusi
Oando: Nigeria May Hit 2.2m Bpd Oil Output by End of June
Obasanjo: FG’s Failure to Compensate Boko Haram, Escalated Insurgency
Osinbajo: We’ll Change the Narrative on Local Food Production
Pensioner Commits Suicide in Benue Out of Frustration
UK Deports 35 Nigerians
Senate Leader: I was Not Booed in My Senatorial District
Non-release of Funds by FG Stalling NDDC Operations, Says Ekere
MASSOB, IPOB Order Sit-at-home in Lagos, Abuja, Others
Despite Drums of War, Nigeria will Not Break up, Says Okupe
Notore, Kaduna Govt Partner to Harness Agribusiness Opportunities
Aisha Buhari, Ooni, Sanusi, Shettima, Ayade Bag TELL Awards
IG: High Cost of Security Gadgets, Bane of Crime Fighting
Resist Temptation of Upsetting Democracy, Group Tells Military
Street Hawkers Stone KAI Official to Death in Lagos
Police Parade 32 Suspected Kidnappers, Others
New Judge Takes over Plateau Lawmaker’s Forgery Case
Air Force to Investigate Alleged Invasion of Osun University
Diezani’s Bribe: Court Assumes Jurisdiction over INEC Staff Trial
Okowa, Obaseki, Omisore Condole with Channels TV over Onuekwusi’s Death
Senate Moves to Stop Gas Flaring, Stipulates Stiffer Sanctions
Senators Lament Unfair Estimated Billings by DisCos
Analysts Optimistic about Nigeria’s Economic Recovery
Jaiz Bank Forecasts N316m Q2 Profit
Access Bank Introduces Scheme to Boost Savings
Winners Emerge in African Banker Awards
Nestle Shareholders Receive N7.93bn Dividend Despite Profit Decline
Experts Call for Greater Investments to Drive Data in Africa
Buhari’s Absence Stalls APC Convention, Governors to Meet Osinbajo
Only PDP Can Save Nigeria, Says Wike
The Perfect Model
Adewole: Why Buhari Couldn’t be Treated in Nigeria
Reducing Hypertension in Nigeria
Experts Urge Govt to Incorporate Orthodontic Care into PHCs, NHIS
UNICEF: Periodic Review of Medical Curriculum Will Fight Malnutrition
Pfizer Advocates Global Access to Vaccines in Developing Countries
Ambode Lauds Evander Holyfield as Greatest Living Boxer
Atuloma Rescues Rivers Utd with Narrow Win
Finalists Emerge in GTBank/Lagos Principal’s Cup
Consumers Win Trip to Wembley Stadium for FA Cup Final
Biafra and Lagos: 50 Years After
EDITORIAL:GUARDING AGAINST EBOLA OUTBREAK


The Nation



 Military: there’s no coup plot against Buhari’s govt
 We’re ever ready to defend Nigeria’s territorial integrity, says Air Chief
 High bond yields thrill grassroots investors
 Osinbajo: how to save the economy
 EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets
 Lawyers, politicians, others: military’s assurance okay
 Fed Govt sets up National Minimum Wage Committee
 Court frees ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu for medical trip
I know nothing about N182M contract -Dalung
EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL: United are Champion
Holyfield pledges $3m health facilities for Lagos
Lawyers, politicians, others: military’s assurance okay
A resumption that never was
Oyo college gets Bursar
Obong varsity holds seminar on quality research
Jonathan govt’s bad spending habit caused recession,says ex-CBN boss Soludo
How to bridge housing gap, by don
Akeredolu wins as Ondo students elect leaders at 10th convention
Tinubu to Holyfield: You’re still a champion, don’t knock me out
CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United revive hopes with home win
Lokosa tipped to shine at Kano Pillars
Nkiyu promises change in Wikki Tourists
Mamelodi Sundowns target Enyimba striker
How we are battling Benue challenges, by Ortom
Democracy Day: Youths unveil seven year political agenda
‘The Quartet’ moots film industry development fund
‘Want to cut your nails? Get an expert’
Chronic insomnia and trainload of many troubles (1)
KAI officer dies in traders’ stoning
Petrol sells for N500 per litre in Cross River
Hoodlums attack driver, boy in Oshodi
Obaseki is first patron of Benin Club
Six ways to respond to anger
Five mistakes you’re making while charging your phone
GeNs@gtbank.com: Fraudulent bank alert to be careful of
Sad Police encounter: ‘I am not proud to be a Nigerian right now’
Plaudits for JAMB over UTME
Emergency on education timely, says Sokoto govt
OAU lecturer debunks indictment report
Abia Poly suspends exam over receipts racket
OPEC members support output cut extension
Senate may seek PHCN privatisation reversal
10,000 Mw generation: operators disagree with Fashola
NIESV wants establishment of Office of Valuer-General

Vanguard


APCON Challenges LASAA Boss Over Practice Rules
We All Have To Put Heads Together — Agnes Sobajo
PML, ITC Partner On Local Manufacturing
Holyfield Visits Ambode, Pledges $3m Health Facilities
NACCIMA Gets First Female National President
Challenges Facing MSMEs In Nigeria
Supreme Court Justice Chairs Young Lawyers Mentoring Programme
One Injured In Lagos Multiple Accidents
SERAS 2017 Announces Call For Entry
UNIDO To Support Nigeria In Special Economic Zones, MSMEs Development
Recession: ICSAN Experts Harp On Corporate Governance As Solution
Inclusion Of Orange-flesh Sweet Potato Boosts School Meals
Real Estate Is Investment Option To Hedge Inflation Risk — UPDC Boss
NYSC Collaborates With Ministry Of Health To Vaccinate Corps Members
Facebook Picks 60 Entrepreneurs For Messenger Developer Challenge
CAF Confed Cup: Rivers Utd Clinch 1-0 Win Over FUS Rabat
FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Okoye Optimistic On D’Tigers’ Chance
FG Sets Up National Minimum Wage Committee As FEC Reviews 2017 Budget
3 Girls Blow Selves Up In Maiduguri
‘We’d Exchange Cup For Victims’ Lives’ – Manchester United’s Mourinho
Power Sector: No Hope For Nigeria —Senate
Coup: Nigerian Military Constitutes Panel To Unravel Officers’ Culpability
Beware Of Fake Vanguard Websites
Chibok Schoolgirls Were Never Kidnapped – LP
…Igbo First Settlers In Ile-Ife —Igwe Achebe
I Heard The Ladies Discussing My Friend’s Husband
Can I Get Over Her Infidelity
She Said I Wasn’t The Father
My Ex Allows The Kids To Run Wild
D’banj, Wife Expecting First Child?
Ariana Grande Returns To US After Attack: Reports
‘I’d Never Make It In Bollywood,’ Says Brad Pitt
Video: Runtown – For Life
Tackling Unitary Features Of Nigeria’s Federal System
Ortom Replies Mark Over Wheelbarrow Mocking
My Problem With Wike — Gov Ortom
CAF Confed Cup: Rivers Utd Clinch 1-0 Win Over FUS Rabat
FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Okoye Optimistic On D’Tigers’ Chances
Okpepke Race Oprganisers Thank Edo Govt, Others
The Teachers’ Fortress Berths In Schools
Sierra Leone Delegation Arrives Nigeria On A Study Tour Of NYSC Operation

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